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Proven Winners® is the leading brand of high quality flowering plants in North America. The goals of Proven Winners are to introduce the best, most unique, high performing plants, to produce them under the highest quality standards, and to market the plants innovatively. Proven Winners® plants are unsurpassed in terms of flowering, growth habit, disease resistance, and garden performance. For a list of retailers that offer Proven Winners® products or to buy plants online, please visit www.provenwinners.com.

The P. Allen Smith Platinum Collection

The P. Allen Smith Platinum Collection of annuals, perennials and shrubs features 35 outstanding varieties from Proven Winners®. These are plants we grow at the Garden Home Retreat with amazing results. The goal of this Collection is to inspire passionate and casual gardeners alike to grow beautiful gardens.

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Superbena® Royale Chambray Verbena

Superbena® Royale Chambray Verbena

Plant Superbena® Royal Chambray in a spot where you can watch all the butterflies that visit the blooms. The plant has a graceful trailing habit that looks lovely at the edge of a bed or cascading over the edge of a container.
Annual except in zones 8 and 11; full sun; mounding habit; 6 – 10 inches tall.

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Superbena® Royale Peachy Keen Verbena

Superbena® Royale Peachy Keen Verbena

This elegant salmon and coral colored Superbena® is vigorous as well as heat, drought and mildew tolerant. While always great in containers as a spiller, this Verbena is also "peachy keen" in landscape beds too. Just an application of an organic fertilizer or amending with compost is enough to keep Superbena® Peachy Keen happy and blooming its heads off. Annual except in zones 8 - 11; full sun; mounding habit; 6 - 10 inches tall.

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Luscious® Berry Blend™ Lantana

Luscious® Berry Blend™ Lantana

The birds, butterflies and hummingbirds love this confection of a flower, plus it thrives on neglect. Vibrant berry pink and yellow flowers are heat and drought tolerant too. In fact if this plant ever attended high school, it would be voted "most likely to thrive". Luscious® Berry Blend will also tolerate less than ideal soils and doesn't need to be deadheaded.

Annual except in zones 10 - 11; full sun; mounding habit; 24 to 36 inches tall.

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Supertunia® Pretty Much Picasso Petunia

Supertunia® Pretty Much Picasso Petunia

This is one of those flowers that everyone will ask you about. Hot pink blooms edged in chartreuse are borne on robust plants.
Annual except in zones 10 and 11; full sun; trailing habit; 8 – 12 inches tall.

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'Sweet Caroline Purple' Ipomoea

'Sweet Caroline Purple' Ipomoea

Rich and dark, the purple foliage adds instant intrigue wherever it's planted, and it won't take over the garden!
Annual except in zones 10 – 11, full sun or partial shade; trailing habit; 6 – 8 inches tall.

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Sugar Tip® Hibiscus

Sugar Tip® Hibiscus

A fetching new Rose of Sharon, Sugar Tip® also sports exciting variegated creamy-white and bluish-green foliage. Sugar Tip® produces loads of clear pink, double flowers that attract butterflies, plus the shrub is deer resistant. Use it as a hedge or screen, a focal point in flower borders, or as a sweet specimen in containers on the patio.

Deciduous shrub; zones 5a - 8b; full sun; upright habit; 96 to 144 inches tall; 48 to 72 inches wide.

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GoldDust™ Mecardonia

GoldDust™ Mecardonia

GoldDust™ is an outstanding seasonal groundcover or container plant with yellow Nemesia–like flowers from May through October. The blooms are both plentiful and ready to stand up to even the most serious heat wave!
Annual except in zones 9 – 11, full sun or partial shade; trailing habit; 2 – 5 inches tall.

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Graceful Grasses® King Tut® Cyperus

Graceful Grasses® King Tut® Cyperus

Cyperus papyrus is a very fast grower and will quickly grow to impressive size when planted in the spring. Try King Tut® in water gardens for vertical interest and drama.
Annual except in zones 10 – 11, full sun or partial shade; upright habit; 48 – 72 inches tall.

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'Sweet Caroline Light Green' Ipomoea

'Sweet Caroline Light Green' Ipomoea

The brilliant foliage of Sweet Caroline Light Green makes for a great contrast in the garden. Sweet Caroline stays compact so it is won't overwhelm companion plants.
Annual except in zones 10 – 11, full sun or partial shade; trailing habit; 6 – 8 inches tall.

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Colorblaze® Dipt in Wine Coleus

Colorblaze® Dipt in Wine Coleus

This Coleus offers a fantastic balance of color and texture both in the landscape and in containers, and it's a vigorous grower.
Annual except in zones 10 – 11, full sun or shade; upright habit; 20 – 36 inches tall.

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Supertunia® Vista Bubblegum

Supertunia® Vista Bubblegum

If Petunias have been a risky venture for you in the past Supertunia® Vista Bubblegum is a variety that is sure to change your mind. Instead of fading or growing leggy through the summer, Supertunia® Petunias are disease resistant, self-cleaning and floriferous with sturdy stems. Supertunia® Vista Bubblegum is a knock out in the garden, producing medium pink blooms all summer, even during periods of heat and drought.
Annual except in zones 10 and 11; full sun; mounding habit; 16 to 24 inches tall.

Let's Dance® Big Easy Hydrangea

Let's Dance® Big Easy Hydrangea

The reblooming Let's Dance® Big Easy Hydrangeas have ginormous, vividly colored flowers. These mop-head blooms add bold blocks of color to my gardens. Let's Dance® Big Easy blooms on both old and new wood, so even if the flower buds are damaged overwinter they will bloom on later season growth. The huge blooms go through a pretty progression of color changes, from pink/green to pink, and often back to green. I love that I can use it in mixed containers or bring in big armfuls of blossoms for table arrangements at my Moss Mountain Farm.

Deciduous shrub; zones 5a - 9b; full sun to partial shade; mounding habit; 24 to 36 inches tall; 48 inches wide.

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Superbells® Red Calibrachoa

Superbells® Red Calibrachoa

Another winner in the Superbells® family is Superbells® Red. These Calibrachoa are self-cleaning and self-branching. This means no more need to remove faded blooms or pinch back stems to produce a fuller plant. Superbells® Red is a rich red with a darker red throat. It is an excellent color for combining with orange, purple and golden yellow.

Annual; full sun to partial shade; cascading habit; 7 to 10 inches tall.

Lemon Symphony Osteospermum

Lemon Symphony Osteospermum

Osteospermum petals look as if they are made of painted china. Lemon Symphony has clear yellow petals and the indigo blue eye that is characteristic of all the Symphony Osteospermum. Combined with white, gray, blue and variegated foliage this dainty bloom is a knock out from early spring to late fall. This plant's heat tolerance makes it suitable for warm climates where osteos typically don't thrive.

Annual except in zones 9 - 10; full sun to partial shade; upright habit; 8 to 14 inches tall.

Goldilocks Rocks™ Bidens

Goldilocks Rocks™ Bidens

Vigorous, heat and drought tolerant; bright gold flowers from spring to fall, a knockout in the landscape. Plant in multiples for a bold splash of yellow. The trailing habit puts this plant on the top of the list for hanging baskets.
Annual except in zones 9 – 11; full sun; mounding habit; 12 – 14 inches tall.

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Superbells® Blackberry Punch Calibrachoa

Superbells® Blackberry Punch Calibrachoa

This standout bloom promises to add eyecatching drama to any space it graces. Superbells® Calibrachoas are standouts in containers.
Annual except in zones 9 – 11; full sun; trailing habit; 8 – 12 inches tall.

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Supertunia® Royal Velvet Petunia

Supertunia® Royal Velvet Petunia

Like all the Supertunia® varieties, Royal Velvet is a vigorous grower and a prolific bloomer. The deep purple color of the flowers looks great in combination with orange, hot pink and chartreuse. An additional perk is that this variety is day-length neutral. This term simply means that the plant will produce an abundance of blooms even when the days are short in spring and fall, which translates into a longer blooming season.

Annual except in zones 10 and 11; full sun; cascading habit; 6 to 10 inches tall.

Colorblaze™ Sedona Coleus

Colorblaze™ Sedona Coleus

With all the new varieties of Cloeus, this plant is definitely the easiest way to add color to the garden. Colorblaze® Sedona is an unique rusty bronze named after the Sedona Mountains. The undersides of the leaves are a rich plum. It is beautiful companion to blue blooms.

Annual except in zones 8 - 11, full sun; upright habit; 24 to 48 inches tall.

Laguna™ Sky Blue Lobelia

Laguna™ Sky Blue Lobelia

Laguna™ Sky Blue Lobelia produces the most charming blue flowers in billowing masses that cascade over the edges of hanging baskets and containers. It is a heat tolerant Lobelia so the blooms continue well into the summer even in regions where summer temperatures are hot.

Annual except in zones and 11; full sun to partial shade, mounding habit; 4 to 8 inches tall.

Angelface® Blue Angelonia

Angelface® Blue Angelonia

When Angelonias first arrived on the gardening scene they were intriguing, but not overly impressive. With the Angelface® series the promise of Angelonia has finally been fulfilled. Super saturated bloom color, extra sturdy stems and high heat tolerance make this plant a must have for the garden. Spires of bloom reach 18 to 24 inches tall. It is a great choice for adding height and continuous summer color to flower borders and containers.

Annual; full fun to partial shade; upright habit; 18 to 24 inches tall.

Senorita Rosalita® Cleome

Senorita Rosalita® Cleome

Senorita™ Rosalita is odorless and thornless with sterile flowers, which means they don't produce seeds; all qualities that add to its appeal for many gardeners. The lavender pink blossoms are produced all along the stem, not just at the top. The heat and drought tolerance make this Senorita a must have for gardeners watching their water usage.

Annual except in zones 8 - 11; full sun; upright habit; 24 to 48 inches tall.

Little Lime™ Hydrangea

Little Lime™ Hydrangea

Small is the new big trend in flowering shrubs. Gardeners across the nation will fall in love with Little Lime™ Hydrangea, and it's no wonder. It blooms reliably every year with spectacular color, while requiring very little care. The new Little Lime™ Hydrangea reaches only 3 to 5 feet when fully grown. At one-third the size of other hardy hydrangeas, It can fit it into any landscape.

Little Lime™ produces bright lime green, cone-shaped flowers that later turn pink, from mid-summer to frost. Little Lime™ will thrive even in city landscapes since it's also very drought and urban pollution tolerant.

Deciduous shrub; zones 3a - 9b; full sun to partial shade; mounding habit; 36 to 60 inches tall; 36 to 60 inches wide.

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Snowstorm® Giant Snowflake® Bacopa

Snowstorm® Giant Snowflake® Bacopa

Bacopa is a choice plant for hanging baskets and containers. It is so floriferous one can scarcely detect the plant under the cover of all the blooms. True to the name this variety of Bacopa has larger than normal, clear white flowers.

Annual except in zones 9 - 11; full sun to partial shade; cascading; 4 to 8 inches.

'Empress Wu' Hosta

'Empress Wu' Hosta

'Empress Wu' is a jaw dropper. When my guests see the size of her 18" wide leaves and flowers floating on 5 foot tall stems, they are wowed. 'Empress Wu' will be a tremendous focal point in your shade or woodland garden.

Perennial; zones 3a - 9b; shade to partial shade; mounding habit; 36 to 48 inches tall; 60 to 72 inches wide.

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Charmed™ Wine Oxalis

Charmed™ Wine Oxalis

Oxalis is an old-fashioned plant that is making a comeback in a dramatic way. The vibrant leaves of Charmed™ Wine are a brilliant burgundy that are even more eye-catching when contrasted with the plant's white and chartreuse flowers. This plant looks great in combinations or as a solo planting packed into a container.

Perennial zones 8 - 11; partial shade to shade; mounding habit; 12 to 16 inches tall.

Diamond Frost® Euphorbia

Diamond Frost® Euphorbia

Once this plant is potted in your favorite container or in your landscape it takes off and becomes the center of attention. The 1000s of delicate small flowers knit together appearing like lace on a wedding dress.

Annual except in zone 10; full sun to partial shade; mounding habit;10 to 14 inches tall.


Rockapulco™ Series Impatiens

Rockapulco™ Series Impatiens

These Impatiens are a top choice for shade gardens. The miniature rose-like blooms are an exceptional addition to areas of low light. Rockapulco® is suited for both containers and flower beds. It's a prolific bloomer and doesn't seem to mind the heat at all. Rockapulco® is available in white, rose, purple, appleblossom, dark orange and red.

Annual except in zones 10 - 11; full to partial shade; mounding habit; 10 to 20 inches tall.

'Cheyenne Sky' Switch Grass

'Cheyenne Sky' Switch Grass

A chameleon in the garden. Over the course of the summer the blue-green foliage turns wine red. By the beginning of fall the entire clump is drenched in color. The flower panicles are deep purple. Compact 3 foot height makes it easier to work into home gardens and combo containers.

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Luscious® Citrus Blend™ Lantana

Luscious® Citrus Blend™ Lantana

The blooms on Citrus Blend® are clusters of tiny brilliant red-orange flowers with a few yellow ones in the center. It seems the hotter it gets, the more this plant flowers. It’s a great choice for gardeners who need to be water wise.

Annual except in zones 10 - 11; full sun; mounding habit; 24 to 36 inches tall.

'Banana Cream' Leucanthemum

'Banana Cream' Leucanthemum

Huge 5 inch wide flowers on plants that are just 15 - 18 inches tall. The flowers open lemon yellow, brighten to light butter yellow and mature to creamy white. Blooms for most of the summer.

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Superbells® Lemon Slice Calibrachoa

Superbells® Lemon Slice Calibrachoa

This totally unique color pattern has never seen before in Calibrachoa. These little yellow slices of heaven are low-maintenance with no deadheading needed -- a perfect color annual in my book. All Superbells® Lemon Slice needs is just an application of organic fertilizer or compost on garden beds and regular fertilization of plants in pots.

Annual; full sun to partial shade; cascading habit; 7 to 10 inches tall.

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Superbells® Yellow Chiffon Calibrachoa

Superbells® Yellow Chiffon Calibrachoa

Yellow Chiffon is a new addition to the Superbells® series. It has a trailing habit with healthy foliage and tons of blooms. The flowers are the palest of yellows and blend well with cool palettes.

Annual except in zones 9 - 10, full sun to partial shade; cascading habit; 7 to 10 inches tall.

'Autumn Frost' Hosta

'Autumn Frost' Hosta

Blue leaves with wide, bright yellow margins mature to green with creamy white margins in summer. Medium size.

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Opal Innocence Nemesia

Opal Innocence Nemesia

This plant is frost tolerant so it's perfect for early spring and autumn containers. The snapdragon-like blooms are an iridescent white brushed with pink or lavender depending on how the light hits. They are further accented with a bright yellow eye. The flowers are borne in clusters on sturdy, upright stems with bright green, narrow foliage.

Annual except zones 9 - 10; full sun to partial shade; mounding habit; 10 to 16-inches tall.

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Lo and Behold® Blue Chip Buddleia

Lo and Behold® Blue Chip Buddleia

Hallelujah! Finally a miniature butterfly bush. Lo & Behold® Blue Chip stays under 3 feet tall. Talk about versatile. It’s petite size means it can be grown in mixed flower borders, containers or even en masse as a deciduous ground cover. This variety of butterfly bush also blooms continuously without deadheading or pruning. And that’s continuously not in cycles.

Perennial zones 5 - 9; full sun; upright habit; 20 inches tall.

'Primal Scream' Daylily

'Primal Scream' Daylily

This award winning variety has spectacular 7.5 – 8.5 inch, glimmering tangerine orange, gold dusted blossoms. It’s a show stopper! 34 inches tall.

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Supertunia® Bordeaux Petunia

Supertunia® Bordeaux Petunia

From spring until the first autumn freeze this Petunia will produce wave upon wave of blooms that are pale pink with a dark plum throat and veins. The plant has a cascading habit so it is especially beautiful planted in containers.

Annual except in zones 10 and 11; full sun; cascading habit; 6 to 10 inches tall.

'Going Bananas' Daylily

'Going Bananas' Daylily

Four inch canary yellow flowers. Fragrant, blooms almost continuously from early summer to fall. 19 – 22 inches tall.

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Snow Princess™ Lobularia

Snow Princess™ Lobularia

If there's one new plant that should be on everyone's list, it's Snow Princess™, a unique breakthrough in the genus for heat tolerance and extended season performance. This sterile Lobularia is extremely vigorous, and because it puts no energy into setting seed it has an incredibly long bloom time. In fact, in trials in Florida, Snow Princess™ displayed mounds of fragrant, white blooms from January through July. Creates a great hanging basket or window box and is a perfect filler in combinations.

Annual except in zones 9 – 11; full sun to partial shade; mounding; 4 to 6 inches.

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Summerific™ 'Cranberry Crush' Hibiscus

Summerific™ 'Cranberry Crush' Hibiscus

A colossus in the Garden! Summerific™ 'Cranberry Crush' has extraordinary 7-8" flowers of dusky burgundy, is a compact grower, and a profuse bloomer even into the fall. Its flowers are irresistible to hummingbirds. I have a HUGE crush on them too! Summerific™ 'Cranberry Crush' is a great landscape plant that adds a dash of bright color, great in groupings and awesome in perennial or shrub borders. Summerific™ 'Cranberry Crush' will look great in your garden all summer.

Perennial zones 4a - 9b; full sun to partial shade; upright habit; 36 to 48 inches tall and 48 to 60 inches wide.

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