Let's talk about more new plants! How gorgeous is the new Superbells® Apricot Punch Calibrachoa hybrid? Abundant, small petunia-like flowers that last all season and have 7-10 inches of cascading growth. They are extremely low maintenance as they are self-cleaning. The bright orange center gives way to the softer orange/yellow color that makes up the edges of the gorgeous Superbells®. Despite its delicate look, it is heat tolerant and set to thrive in zones 9-11 making it a PERFECT plant for us in SWFL. It does best in a container that has ample drainage.
As temperatures are cooling down in Florida the variety of plants that can thrive dramatically increases. I want to tell you about a new Proven Winners plant that has preformed fantastically down here in trails. Last year we tested our Lobularia hybrid, Dark Knight, on one of our Marco Island properties. As you can see in the picture, it preformed extraordinarily well in our container on Marco Island. The contrast between its stunning purple flower and the Blackcherry Supertunia is radiant.
If you are looking for stunning foliage to create a dramatic pop, you've found it. Proven Winner's 'Blackberry Ice' Heuchera has stunning iridescent purple top with black veining leaves, while the undersides display a beautiful amethyst purple. Its heat and humidity tolerance allows it to thrive in the Florida winter and well into Florida's tough summer. Weather you grow it in a container or in the ground - you're going to love it!