Top 5 Plants for Sun
Make gardening much easier by choosing from our list of top 5 plant for sun.
1. Purple Pixie® Loropetalum - with its dwarf size and weeping habit, Purple Pixie® is just the plant we’ve been crying for. Use as a groundcover, hanging basket, or a window box. The showy pink flowers combined with rich purple foliage will move you to tears. It grows only 1 to 2 feet tall by 4 to 5 feet wide. Plant in USDA Zones 7 -10 in full sun to part shade.
2. Jubilation™ Gardenia - who can resist the sweet southern scent of gardenias? Jubilation™ is a compact shrub growing between 3-4 feet tall and 3 feet wide. Enjoy the fragrant white blooms in the spring and a reblooming period through summer and into fall. Plant Jubilation™ in USDA zones 7-10, water as needed and shape after spring bloom.
3. Early Bird™ Crapemyrtles - these early blooming crapemyrtles begin blooming in May, often as early as Mother’s Day and much earlier than other June-July blooming crapemyrtles. Early Bird™ re-blooms in your choice of lavender, white or purple for 100-120 days of color. Plant Early Bird™ Crapemyrtles in USDA Zones 7 - 10 in full sun to part shade and fertilize early spring.
4. Majesty™ Shrub Rose - the disease-resistant Majesty™ Shrub Rose produces velvety, deep-red, semi-double blooms and reblooms spring until fall. Majesty™ works well as as an accent plant, hedge, container or mass planting. Plant in USDA Zones 5 - 11. Deadhead during growing season; prune in early spring when shoots begin to emerge
5. Twist of Pink™ Oleander - this exciting, new Twist of Pink™ Variegated Oleander is heat, wind and salt tolerant and produce beautiful deep pink flowers centered in creamy white variegated foliage. Plant this shrub in USDA Zones 8 - 10 in full sun. Twist of Pink is the perfect accent for aggressive climates.