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Colocasia ‘Black Sapphire Gecko’

Common name: Black Sapphire Gecko elephant ear

Trademark: Gecko series PPAF

Introduced by: Plants Nouveau LLC

  • Zones 8 to 11
  • Black Sapphire Gecko stands tall above most of the other elephant ears in the series, with amazing, black, satin leaves that seem to change their look, depending on the way the light dances across their foliage
  • 4 to 6’ tall by 4 to 6’ wide
  • Full sun to part shade; average moisture
  • None known
  • Liners

Colocasia ‘Fierce Gigante’

Common name: Fierce Gigante elephant ear

Trademark: Gigante series PPAF

Introduced by: Plants Nouveau LLC

  • Zones 8 to 11
  • One of the largest plants in the Gigante Series; strong, purple stems form the foundation for large, green, heart-shaped leaves, which are also complimented by purple veins
  • 6 to 8’ tall by 5 to 6’ wide
  • Full sun to part shade; average moisture
  • None known
  • Liners

Colocasia ‘Painted Black Gecko’

Common name: Painted Black Gecko elephant ear

Trademark: Gecko series PPAF

Introduced by: Plants Nouveau LLC

  • Zones 8 to 11
  • Dark leaves reflect the light with a shimmering iridescence; black tops and maroon to gray underside
  • 2 to 4’ tall; clumping
  • Full sun to part shade, average moisture
  • None known
  • Liners

Echinacea ‘Rainbow Marcella’

Common name: Rainbow Marcella coneflower

Trademark: Butterfly™ Series PPAF

Introduced by: Plants Nouveau LLC

  • Zones 4 to 9
  • Compact, super floriferous selection that produces a pot full of single, sherbet colored blooms from early summer till frost
  • 18” tall by 18 to 24” wide
  • Full sun; average moisture
  • None known
  • Liners

Eryngium × zabelli ‘Neptune’s Gold’

Common name: Neptune’s Gold sea holly

Trademark: PPAF

Introduced by: Plants Nouveau LLC

  • Zones 5 to 9
  • The first all-gold leaved Eryngium! Bright golden leaves and bracts contrast greatly with the steel blue stems and flower heads; color does not burn; leaves emerge bright yellow, fade to chartreuse and then age to a lovely gold and green combination
  • 20 to 24” tall by 10 to 12” wide
  • Full sun; average moisture
  • None known
  • Liners

Hydrangea ‘Hortmagreclo’ Green Cloud

Common name: Green Cloud hydrangea

Trademark: Everlasting® series PPAF

Introduced by: Plants Nouveau LLC

  • Zones 5 to 9
  • Opens with celery-green flowers, each with a white eye-zone; turns ablaze with red and green tones as it matures; strong stems, hardy flowers and classic, antique colors are all signature attributes of the
    Everlasting Series
  • 3 to 4’ tall by 3 to 4’ wide
  • Part shade; average moisture
  • None known
  • Liners; B&B

Parrotia persica ‘ChrisHaven1’

Common name: Golden Bell Tower Persian ironwood

Trademark: Golden Bell Tower™ PPAF

Introduced by: Plants Nouveau LLC

  • Zones 4 to 8
  • Unlike other upright forms, Golden Bell Tower maintains its columnar form as it ages; with consistent gold and apricot fall color and superior habit, this new form will make the perfect urban tree
  • 25 to 28’ tall by 10 to 12’ wide
  • Full sun; average moisture; can take poor, urban soils
  • None known
  • Liners; bare root; B&B

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