Red, White and Blue Flowers for Memorial Day

LaRene Bautner from Millcreek Gardens was here to celebrate the upcoming Memorial Day weekend and everyone is invited to the annual Millcreek Gardens BBQ. To celebrate, they are taking on a red, white and blue theme. 
Wave Petunias are on sale now for $1.49, while supplies last. Therepeating flowers come in an assortment of colors. These are sun-loving flowers that need warmth and energy to look their best. Adding organics and amending your soil with Gardener and Bloom creates an ideal Wave room environment and keeps them better fed and hydrated.
 
Red, White and Blue Clematis:
  • Boulevard® Patio Rebecca™ Clematis (Clematis 'Evipo016' P.P.# 21,583) - This prolific, compact climber offers large, burgundy-red flowers over a long bloom season. Supplies fast and beautiful vertical interest to any garden fence or trellis, or shrub beds if allowed to meander. Smaller stature makes this a superb choice for a container on patio or veranda. Deciduous. Climbing vine reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall and 3 to 5 ft. wide. Partial to full sun.
  • Boulevard® Ninon™ Clematis (Clematis 'Evipo052' P.P.A.F.) - This prolific, compact climber offers large, snow-white flowers over a long bloom season. Supplies beautiful vertical interest to any garden fence or trellis. A great choice for a container or left to meander through shrub beds. Deciduous. Climbing vine reaches 4 to 5 ft. tall, and 3 to 5 ft. wide. Partial to full sun.
  • Boulevard® Fleuri™ Clematis (Clematis 'Evipo042' P.P.# 24,172)-This prolific, compact climber offers large, purple flowers over a long season. Supplies beautiful vertical interest to any garden fence or trellis. A great choice for a container or left to meander through shrub beds. Deciduous. Climbing vine spreads to 3 to 4 ft. tall and 2 to 3 ft. wide.. Partial to full sun.
  • Boulevard® Parisienne™ Clematis (Clematis 'Evipo019' P.P.# 16069) - A stunning flowering vine for a prolific, long season of color. Flowers on new spring growth and continues through summer. Its compact, sturdy stems require little tying for support. Ideal for smaller garden beds and perfectly suited for patio containers. Climbing vine; twining stems reach 3 to 4 ft. tall with support. Partial to full sun.
Color and Fragrance:
  • Eternal Fragrance Daphne (Daphne transatlantica 'BLAFRA' Eternal Fragrance P.P. #18,361) – A profusion of blush pink blossoms in clusters adorn its compact form over many months providing long-lasting beauty and fragrance in the garden. A tidy landscape shrub for group plantings or containers. Deciduous below 0 degrees Fahrenheit. Reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.Full to partial sun.
  • Chaste Tree (Vitex agnus-castus) - Beautiful garden or patio tree shows terminal clusters of fragrant lilac blooms. Broad and spreading, effective multi-trunk display. Can be trained for use in shrub border. Thrives in heat. Deciduous. Fast grower to 15 to 25 ft. tall and wide. Full sun.
  • Miss Ruby Summer Lilac (Buddleja (B.davidii x (B. davidii x B. globosa)) x (B. davidii x B. globosa) 'Miss Ruby' P.P.A.F., C.B.R.A.F.) - This newer summer lilac is noted for its compact habit and remarkably vivid blooms. The distinctive magenta flowers are fragrant and more vibrant than any other Buddleja variety. Excellent used in perennial beds, wildlife gardens and mixed borders. It is sterile and will not produce unwanted seedlings. Reaches 4-5 feet tall and wide. Full sun.
  • English Butterfly™ Adonis Blue™ Butterfly Bush (Buddleja davidii 'Adokeep') - Roughly a third the size of other Butterfly Bush varieties, this selection from the compact English Butterfly™ Series is extra bushy and loaded with fragrant blue flowers all summer long. Well loved by butterflies and hummingbirds. Reaches 4-5 feet tall and wide. Full sun.
  • Lo & Behold® Blue Chip Jr. Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii 'Blue Chip Jr.' P.P.A.F.) - This new addition to the Lo & Behold® series is more compact than 'Blue Chip', with a dwarf, slightly spreading habit. Rich lavender blue flowers fragrant flowers provide color from summer until frost, without deadheading! 'Blue Chip Jr.' is a drought tolerant and deer resistant garden plant. Perfect for mass planting, perennial gardens and mixed borders. Deciduous. Reaches 1-2 feet tall and wide. Full sun.
  • Miss Molly Summer Lilac (Buddleja x 'Miss Molly' P.P.A.F., C.B.R.A.F.) - If you think Miss Ruby has awesome flower color, Miss Molly pushes the color spectrum with blooms boasting rich hues of dark Sangria-red. Flowers appear from July until frost, a real treat for butterflies and hummingbirds! Compact branching form remains neat and tidy in the landscape, and sterile flowers will not produce unwanted seedlings. Reaches 4-5 feet tall and wide. Full sun.
 
Visit Millcreek Gardens at 3500 South, 900 East in Salt Lake City for all of your gardening needs.
 
 
 
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