New annuals 2019
Calibrachoa Cabaret Good Night Kiss
Ball FloraPlant introduces several new varieties to its Cabaret series, including Good Night Kiss, which features a novel pattern with a star centre. Plants are well-branched with full centres, well-suited for hanging baskets.
Angelonia angustifolia Serena Rose
A new colour segment for the Serena series, this snapdragon’s dense spikes feature large florets with a deep rose bloom and a dark eye. Serena Rose maintains its intense, deep colour in high light and high heat environments.
Helianthus Suncredible Yellow
Blooming continuously from summer through fall on large, uniform, well-branched plants, this vigorous multiflora sunflower makes an outstanding focal point in containers and landscapes.
Begonia x hiemalis Betulia begonia
Betulia begonias are self-cleaning, keeping their surroundings neat and tidy (no need to remove spent blooms). Its naturally strong and compact habit is perfect for colour bowls and small garden spaces. Available in Bright Pink, Candy Pink (shown),
Light Pink, and Red.
Dahlia pinnata Venti
Venti dahlia’s are uniform, vigorous double-flower plants that include: Golden Yellow, Tequila Sunrise (shown), Lemon, Passion Fruit, Pink + White Eye, Royal Purple, White and Light Rose.
Nemesia x hybrida SunGlow
The new SunGlow nemesia series feature fragrant, delicate flowers that bloom from early spring to summer, and offer great heat tolerance. Available in Red (shown), Dark Purple, and Purple Bicolor.
Impatiens walleriana Beacon
The new Beacon series offers reliable season-long colour in the shade. Available in Bright Red, Violet Shades, Salmon, Coral (shown), Orange, White, Red White Mix and Select Mix.
Petunia x hybrida Midnight Gold
Midnight Gold is a basket-loving petunia with huge double flowers in a unique, first-of-its-kind novelty colour.
Osteospermum ecklonis Akila Sunset Shades
Great for mass plantings and containers, these full, well-branched African daisies show off beautiful flowers. This new multicolour segregating mix includes popular colours like yellow, magicians and rose-reds, plus salmon, apricot and orange shades.
Petunia Wave Carmine Velour
Carmine Velour is a vivid, hot carmine-cherry colour and its group is the lowest growing in the Wave family. These spreading petunias are suited for garden beds, baskets, planters and window boxes.
Bidens Campfire Flame
Replacing Campfire Fireburst in the Proven Winners lineup, Flame is a vigorous, heat tolerant beggartick with fiery orange flowers with subtle yellow eyes.
Begonia x tuberhybrida Scentiment Sunrise
The Begonia Scentiment series from Dummen Orange flaunts large, unique, fragrant flowers. The series includes Sunrise (pictured) and Just Peachy.
Gaillardia Heat It Up Scarlet
Heat It Up Scarlet produces bouquets of orange-red flowers with slight yellow tips. It is extremely long blooming, lasting long into the fall, even in hot, humid climates. The Heat It series also includes the cultivar Yellow.
Viola x wittrockiana Cool Wave Strawberry Swirl
There are two new colours in the Cool Wave series for 2020: Raspberry Swirl and Strawberry Swirl (shown). Plant for at least six hours of full sun and feed regularly in spring to promote lush, vigorous growth and continued blooming.
Osteospermum ecklonis Zion Purple Sun
Selecta One added several new colours to its Zion African daisy series, including: Purple Sun, Morning Sun and Magic Yellow. The large, impressive flowers make it a great focus plant. Cut back in late summer to encourage re-blooming and improve habit.
Salvia guarantica Rockin’ Blue Suede Shoes
Large, crisp blue flowers held by black calyxes are produced above the foliage, attracting all sorts of pollinators from spring through fall.
Begonia boliviensis Bossa Nova Night Fever Papaya
New to the Bossa Nova series, Night Fever Papaya excels in both sun or shade and has dark, grey-green foliage and burnt orange blooms.
Calibrachoa MiniFamous Neo Double OrangeTastic
Selecta introduces a wide range of new colours in single and double blooms in its MiniFamous Neo series. These calibrachoas are self-cleaning, so they stay neat and tidy all season. New colours include: Dark Blue, Deep Orange, Double Dark Blue, Double Deep Yellow, Double Orangetastic (shown), Violet Ice and more.
Dahlia x hybrida Dahlegria
Syngenta adds two new cultivars to the Dahlegria line: Apricot Tricolor and Pink Flame (shown). Each new dahlia produces large, colourful single-flowers and dark, almost-black foliage.
Pelargonium x hortorum Galaxy
Galaxy produces mounded plants that are vigorous enough to keep their large, semi-double blooms all season in large containers and landscapes. Available in Dark Red, Pink, Purple, Red,Salmon, Violet, Watermelon, and White (shown).
Impatiens x hybrida SunPatiens
New Guinea impatiens
Sakata introduces two new cultivars to the SunPatiens series: Compact Orchid Blush and Vigorous Lavender Splash (shown).
Pentas lanceolata Sunstar
Sunstar pentas produce extra large flower clusters, nearly the size of hydrangea blooms, on top of well-branched plants. Cultivars include Rose, Pink (shown), Lavender and Red.