AGASTACHE (Hyssop) Simply some of the best plants we grow. Colorful spikes are displayed all summer long above aromatic foliage. These die-hards handle heat and drought conditions so well they hardly break a sweat. Tubular florets are loved by hummingbirds and butterflies. Technically perennials, but tender enough that we offer them here with our annuals. Full sun, average to dry soil.
AMARANTHUS Very showy plants with brightly colored, velvety leaves and dense clusters of flowers. They make a bold statement in the garden, and make delightful cuts both dried and fresh. Amaranthus thrives in sun and average to poor soil.
NEW!'Dreadlocks' Long knotted ropes of claret red drape almost to the ground, lending a dramatic touch to your garden. H 3-4'
ANGELONIA augustifolia Being native to Mexico and the West Indies this is a sun and heat-loving plant. Abundant spikes of small, orchid-like flowers are produced over neat clumps of narrow leaves. Easy to care for, this is a no-brainer.
NEW!angelmist spreading series Extreme heat and drought are no match for these super-spreading varieties.
make a big impact in mixed baskets and as a cascading element in mixed combos. Available in Blue and Purple. 4-10", 12-20" spread.
ARTEMESIA Grown for their silvery-green foliage and for their aromatic, culinary, and medicinal properties. Flowers are not showy. These plants are a good choice for rock gardens and other sunny, dry landscape sites.
Grow in well-drained, fertile soil, in full sun. Most species take hard pruning, which will help keep plants compact.
NEW!stellariana 'Quicksilver' FANCY, yet UNFUSSY.
Plant as an accent/texture in combination in all container types and landscapes. H 6-10", trails to 24".
NEW! ATHANASIA pinnata Stunning silvery-white foliage combined with a beautiful form. Soft & tactile, the upright 3-4’ stalks emerge gracefully from the base. 4” chartreuse umbels appear in late Spring, turning gold in Summer and rusty in Fall. Easy & carefree, good drainage and not too much water. Sun.
BEGONIA A popular bedding plant prized for its beautiful flowers and leaves, its wide variety of color and ability to thrive easily. Here at Andrews you will find begonias in some of our hanging baskets, they do very well in shade and part shade. It is important to grow them in a good soil with plenty of good drainage, and a low Ph.
BIDENS A vigorous plant with finely cut foliage. This real treasure is covered with enchanting brilliant flowers from spring until a heavy frost. An ideal plant for weaving color amongst others in planters or hanging baskets. Full to part sun, average soil.
NEW!'Bees Alive' Yellow daisy shaped flowers with orange dipped petals. This pollinator friendly plant will add color to containers and hanging baskets.
NEW!'Sun Drop' Compact with beautiful yellow daisy flowers at the ends of stems from spring until fall.
CELOSIA Flamboyant member of the Amaranth family whose flower clusters are striking for both fresh and dried arrangements. Prefers full sun
NEW!'Asian Garden' A pollinator favorite! The bright pink blooms attract pollinators all through the season making this celosia a 'must have' for the garden. The showy display lasts all summer. A 2017 AAS National Winner.. 31-40"
NEW!'Dracula' This novelty celosia displays one big flower atop each plant. The foliage is darker and more purple-toned, and the flower is a darker purple. H 8-16"
NEW! CHRYSOCEPHALUM apiculatum 'Flambe Yellow' (Common Everlasting) Beautiful, small, rounded, vibrant golden-yellow pearl-like blooms that sit on wonderful silver-gray foliage, also known as a strawflower because of its papery like texture. These blooms cover the bright foliage all season. Very drought tolerant. Full or part sun. 8-14"
COLEUS (aka Solenostemon) Brightly colored foliage plants to brighten partial shade. Great accent plants in the ground or in mixed containers. Most of these varieties can go in full sun or full shade or anywhere in between.
NEW!'Amora' Butter-colored leaves with scalloped green edges and red veins. Sun or Shade. 36-42"
NEW!'Chipolte' Spiky green-gold leaves with a smoky mahogany center and a compact habit. Tolerates sun. H 18-22"
NEW!'Habanero' Warm orange leaves with a jagged edge. A compact habit and sun tolerant. H 12-18"
NEW!'French Quarter' Pink, magenta and green leaves. Slow to flower, it is a vigorous grower and sun tolerant. H 18-36"
NEW!'Inferno' Juicy red-orange serrated foliage makes a red-hot impression in full sun or shade. H 14-28"
NEW!'Limon Blush' Beautiful yellow, pink and chartreuse serrated leaves. H 24-36"
NEW!'Ruby Slippers' Bright leaves that are similar to 'Big Red Judy' but more compact. Sun to shade. H 14-24"
NEW!'Sunset Boulevard' Pointed leaves are chocolate to bronze with hot coral centers. Sun tolerant. H 16"
NEW!'The Whirlpool' Chartreuse green leaves are whorled about their stems like twirling skirts. Sun or Shade. 24-30"
NEW!'Urchin Copper' A tight ball of thread-like, copper-orange leaves with darker edges. Sun to Shade. 12"
NEW!'Wasabi' Serrated chartreuse leaves. Holds brillant color without fading or spotting. Sun or shade. 18-28"
NEW!'Wedding Train' Trailing habit!
Burgundy leaves edged in lime. Sun tolerant. H 12-18"
COSMOS Old-fashioned bloomers create airy stands of cheerful flowers. Ideal for butterfly gardens and cottage gardens. Thrives in poor, infertile soil. Over fertilizing results in lots of foliage but few flowers. Full sun.
NEW!'Cupcakes Mix' Novel cosmos resemble fluted cupcake wrappers with cup shaped flowers and fused petals. Mix of whites, pinks and some with a dark eye which are single and semi double. H 24-30"
NEW!'Xanthos' This new pastel lemon yellow-colored, dwarf cosmos will make a sunny display. H 10-24"
DIANTHUS barbatus (Sweet William) Technically a biennial, this classic, old-fashioned cottage garden plant is great in annual borders. Extra strong and long stems for cutting gardens Should reseed. Nice cut flower. Deadhead to prolong blooming. Sun, well-drained soil. 2-3'
NEW!'Rainbow Loveliness Mix' Uniquely lacy blooms loaded with fragrance.
Deeply cut, lacy flowers in shades of rosy pink, lilac, white, purple and red on long stems. H 12-14"
NEW! DIASCIA 'Sundiascia Upright Peach' A new type of diascia, flower stems are upright and strong-growing, with numerous pretty peach flowers per stem. Flowers June-first frosts. Ideal patio & container plant.
Sun to light shade, 12-16"
DUSTY MILLER senecio cineraria Traditional silver foliaged accent plants that endure hot, dry conditions. Serrated silver leaves add texture and contrast in the garden. Cold hardy annuals last late in the fall. Full to part sun, average soil. 8"
NEW!'Cirrus' Large, round, broad silver leaves are produced on compact plants. Known for excellent weather resistance. 8"X20"
FERNS Fabulous foliage components integral to your gardens or containers; within this selection of ferns you’ll find the addition you need: either lacy, delicate, small, bold, or large. All can be overwintered as house plants. Shade
FUCHSIA Shade lovers with intricate blossoms. The blooms consist of upward arching sepals (outer petals) and single or double corollas (inner petals) from which dangle long stamens. Each bloom looks like a dancing fairy. All prefer a cool, moist spot. Keep well-watered and fertilized during the heat of summer. Part shade to shade, though some listed like more sun and will say so.
NEW!'Ballerina Blue' Double, deep purple corollas surrounded by cerise sepals. Flowers all summer.
GRASSES Ornamental Grasses have been gaining popularity with each passing year, understandably so. They make wonderful statements in any garden with their strong linear shape and their inflorescence gracefully swaying in the breeze. Sun
NEW!'Baby tut' 'Baby Tut' is a smaller version of 'King Tut'. A water garden friendly-grass that can be planted in the landscape or mixed containers, as well. 18-24"
NEW!'Prince Tut' A nice compact form, about half the height of King Tut, but with the same large poms on the ends of the stems. 30-48"
HEUCHERA little cutie series Colorful foliage plants in a variety of colors. This series is just the right size for mixed containers, also
perfect for fairy gardens and rock gardens. H 6-10", Zone 4-10
NEW!'Sweet Tart' Very tangy, lime colored foliage in a tight mound with taller dark stems of bi-colored cerise and hot pink blooms.
HIBISCUS A tropical plant, having large, showy variously colored flowers. They like indirect sunlight and good drainage, important because they do not like wet feet! Hibiscus will live a long time if you overwinter them indoors.
NEW!'Mahogany Splendor' A thriller in containers adding some awesome color and dramatic height. Resembling a mini Japanese maple, this 4-5' tall plant sends up a lovely mahogany screen of maple shape serrated deep burgundy leaves.
IMPATIENS An ideal annual flower blooming profusely with sparkling color all summer. The flowers drop away cleanly when spent and the plants are self branching. And perhaps most important, although impatiens are succulent plants needing abundant water, they will revive from a severe wilt with no apparent damage.
NEW!'Fusion Heat Coral' Tropical ‘seashell’-type blooms, stunning coral-pink round flowers with gold centers. H 14"
IPOMOEA (Sweet Potato Vine) A varied genus which includes the Morning Glory (See Annual Vines), Cypress Vine (See Annual Vines), as well as the popular “Sweet Potato Vines” , which are not known for their flowers, but loved for their foliage.
NEW!sweet caroline sweetheart series This is a compact, mounding series that grows 8" tall and will not overpower neighbors. Beautiful heart shaped foliage. Available in 'Red', 'Jet Black' and 'Lime'.
NEW! LAVANDULA stoeches 'LaVela Dark Violet' (Spanish Lavender) Beautiful cultivar grown for its colorful ruffled blooms, early and repeat blooming,and improved heat, humidity and drought tolerance. May be overwintered indoors. 15-20", Zones 8-9, Full sun, Average soil
MARIGOLDS tagetes Cheerful, bright flowers which bloom profusely all summer, and a tough, vigorous nature are the attributes which have made Marigolds one of the most popular bedding plants of all time. Full to part sun, average soil.
NEW!garden joy series High yielding, disease tolerant, tall plants have firm, 5", ball-shaped flowers. H 24-32". Available in Orange and Yellow.
NASTURTIUM tropaeolum majus These brightly colored flowers are an essential element of the cottage garden. These cheerful, trailing plants are delightful spilling over walkways and containers. Funnel-shaped flowers make a colorful, peppery addition to salads. All form cascading mounds, 10-12" high, then trailing. Best in full sun to light shade and average to moist soil.
NEW!'Trailing Mix' Flowers in red, rose, orange, and yellow. Perfect for hanging baskets and containers, or even as a ground cover. Will "climb" if tied to upright supports.
NEMESIA fruticans Small, airy, snapdragon-like flowers dangle above glossy green foliage. Full sun to part sun, average soil.
NEW!'7th Heaven Mix' A mix of lovely lavender bicolor blossoms that are highly fragrant. Compact and bushy with larger flowers than most. 12-14"
NEW!sunsatia series 'Blood Orange", boasting hues of orange in each petal, the blooms appear to change color as sunshine reflects off each petal, and 'Lemon', stunning creamy and bright yellow flowers. Semi-trailing, 6-10"
OSTEOSPERMUM A cool weather annual with showy, daisy-like flowers. Plants flower in spring and fall, but dislike summer’s extreme heat. Will give their best performance if deadheaded regularly. Always a favorite here at Andrew’s. Full to part sun, average soil. 6-10"
NEW! PENTAS lanceolata honeycluster series Pentas is one of the best butterfly-attracting plants around. It blooms all summer, even during the hottest weather, with large clusters of starry blooms that attract butterflies by the dozens as well as hummingbirds. Full sun. 10-16". Colors include Deep Rose, Pink, Red and White.
PETUNIA Blooming in almost any color imaginable, Petunias deserve a place in everyone’s garden. They are long blooming, versatile plants that look nice in both containers and in borders. Full to part sun.
NEW!'Amour Queen Of Hearts' Five striking red hearts on each bloom. The bright red hearts contrast beautifully with the golden yellow stripes that create a central 'star' on each flower.
NEW!'Color Rush Blue' Mounds of solid dark blue flowers will give your garden a rush of color! Will hold up in the heat and withstand rain.
NEW!'Crazytunia Black Mamba' Pure black, velvety, medium to large blossoms grow in a mounding habit with exceptional heat tolerance, never fading or streaking, even as they age.
NEW!'Crazytunia Star Jubilee' Purple blossoms sometimes so darkly purple they appear black. With a cheery yellow star of epic proportions.
NEW!'Double Wave Blue Velvet' The Double Wave™ Blue Velvet Petunia plant produces fully double, frilly flowers with a very rich shade of blue-violet with deeply royal purple centers.
NEW!'Double Wave Pink' This plant boasts carnation-like double blossoms in eye-pleasing shades of blushing pink with rosy-pink veining.
NEW!'Night Sky' It produces masses of velvety indigo blue flowers with a host of pure white flecks and spots - just like gazing into a far-away galaxy, reminiscent of the constellations viewed above on a clear night.
NEW! PHORMIUM tenax 'Black Rage' (New Zealand Flax) Striking blue-black sword-like leaves make a bold upright statement. These evergreen, tender perennials are native to New Zealand and related to Agave and Yucca. No pests bother with its tough foliage. Over winter indoors. Sun to shade, Most grow 2-3' in the first year and another foot or more to reach their mature height.
POPPIES Showy, colorful blooms with papery petals dance upon wiry stems throughout most of the summer. Attractive seed pods add interest in the garden or in arrangements. Plant early in the season while soil is moist and cool. Once established, poppies thrive in hot, sunny, dry locations.
NEW!'Pandora' Shades of red to dark burgundy with a slight hint of silver to white on the older petals. With a little deadheading this poppy will bloom June through September. 12-20"
PORTULACA grandiflora Gloriously colored, papery blooms cover succulent stems and fleshy spike-like leaves. Have a sprawling habit, ideal for edging borders or containers. Thrives in hot, sunny, dry locations.
NEW!'Colorblast Watermelon Punch' Magenta and light yellow flowers with a semi-trailing habit perfect for using in hanging baskets and mixed containers.
RUDBECKIA A member of the sunflower family, all are native to North America and many species are cultivated in gardens for their showy yellow or gold flower heads. These tender perennials may overwinter or reseed. Pest free. Full sun to light shade.
SALVIA A decorative bedding plant grown for its showy flower spikes flaunting an astonishing array of colors. Upright branching habit. Attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies. Full sun and amply moist, average garden soil.
NEW!argentea 'Silver Sage' A stunning drought tolerant visual & textural accent, “Silver Sage” is also quite cuddly, as its large, wavy, silver leaves are garbed in soft downy fuzz.
NEW!'Black and Bloom' Makes a big impact with a thicker leaf, bigger bloom and darker stem than Black & Blue. Dependable deep blue color against a black stem. 4'
SCAEVOLA aemula (Fan Flower) Low sprawling mounds decorated with large and substantial fan-shaped blooms over dark green, fleshy foliage. Fantastic in hanging baskets, large containers or right in the ground. Quite heat tolerant, yet a heavy drinker. 4-9" height, 18-24" spread. Full to part sun.
NEW!'Suntastic Yellow' Bright yellow centers fade to pale yellow flower tips on a plant with a slightly compact, tight habit.
NEW!surdiva series Highly-branched with large-flowers. Offered in White and Blue-Violet. 6-8" x 18"
SNAPDRAGON antirrhinum majus Prized garden plants because of their brightly colored flowers and long blooming season. Terminal racemes of two-lipped flowers upon upright stems in an endless range of colors and heights. Very frost resistant. Attractive to hummingbirds. Great cut flower. Full to part sun.
NEW!'Snaptastic Mix' This mix has larger flowers and has longer lasting color. Colors include, pink, magenta, orange flame, red and yellow. 14-16"
SUCCULENTS This group of easy to grow, forgiving plants are bound to enchant you with their unusual colors, textures, growing habits, and extraordinary flowers. Succulents prefer smaller pots, as too much root room can deplete their energy with only root growth. Keep them snug and they’ll keep you happy; mixed containers of succulents create magical displays. Grow in full sun and keep on the dry side.
NEW!'capitella' Bright, green, pointed foliage turns reddish-orange at the tips. H 12"
VERBENA A large genus of plants with bristly foliage, square stems and dense, flat-topped clusters of small flowers. Will bloom all summer if deadheaded and fertilized regularly. Attracts butterflies. Full sun, average soil.
NEW!bonariensis 'Meteor Shower' Dwarf, more compact than the species. Same delicate, tiny lavender flowers held up high on tall stems that create a nice effect in cottage gardens. Long lasting flowers. 24-30"
NEW!'Tuscany Pastel Mix' This variety is known for having dense flower clusters on small, self supporting plants. Soft pastel shades. 6-8"
VINCA catharanthus roseus Bees and butterfies love these plants! This hot summer survivor has impatiens-like blooms with silky petals cover compact, neat plants with glossy green foliage. Very free-flowering, especially in hot, sunny locations. Do not overwater. 10-14"
NEW!'Megabloom Raspberry' Unique raspberry flower with a creamy eye has larger sized flower and more disease resistant.
ZINNIA Garden favorites for years both as traditional bedding plants and cut flowers. They come in a sensational array of colors, dwarf forms or tall cultivars, with single or double flowers. Full sun, average soil.
NEW!'Queen Red Lime' Exotic and unusual bicolor zinnia.
Flowers 2 1/2-3" across are thickly layered with maroon red petals, then crowned with lime green. Grow 40" high, with long-stemmed, uniformly colored blooms.