Proven Winner Plants of 2017

Reblogged from the Stafford County Master Gardeners

Meet the 2017 Annual of the Year: Supertunia® Vista Bubblegum® Petunia, the most iconic petunia in the Proven Winners line. You will be amazed at the satisfaction you will feel when you grow a gorgeous garden or overflowing container of Supertunia Vista Bubblegum. Count on wall-to-wall pink blooms from spring into fall on this incredibly vigorous petunia that is so often requested by name at retailers across North America. Learn more here.


Perennial of the Year, Amazing Daisies® ‘Banana Cream’ Leucanthemum is a beautiful, reliable, Zone 5 perennial shasta daisy that will mix effortlessly with other perennials in any sunny spot in your garden. Its huge 4-5”, lemon yellow flowers brighten to creamy white as they bloom all summer long on strong stems that never require staking. Its deep green, disease resistant foliage is a cinch to maintain and truly shines in the landscape. Learn more about the Perennial of the Year here.

Now in its second year of the Landscape Plant of the Year program, Proven Winners® ColorChoice® has also announced its 2017 winner: Yuki Cherry Blossom™ Deutzia. Ten years in the making, this first-ever pink flowering ‘Nikko’-type Deutzia was developed by highly respected plantsman Dr. Tom Ranney of NCSU. Rich burgundy purple fall color adds a third season to its appeal. Learn more about this lovely plant here.

Reblogged from National Plant of the Year.


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