About Walters Gardens: “The company is run by the second and third generations of Walters aided by numerous other family members and dedicated employees including plant health experts, skilled horticulturists, capable customer care and marketing staff, and a pool of sales representatives and brokers nationwide.”

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Buddleia ‘Prince Charming’

Common name: Butterfly bush

Trademark: Monarch® ‘Prince Charming’ PPAF

Introduced by: Walters Gardens

  • USDA hardiness zone: Zones 5 to 10
  • Ornamental features: A color breakthrough; bright, cerise-pink flowers are unlike any color you’ve seen on a butterfly bush; upright, gumdrop-like habit blooms for many weeks
  • Habit and growth rate: 3.5 to 4’ tall by 3.5 to 4’ wide
  • Culture: Best in full sun; rich, moist, well-drained soils
  • Pest/disease problems/unique resistance: None indicated
  • Availability: Liners

Dianthus ‘Paint the Town Magenta’

Common name: Pinks

Trademark: ‘Paint the Town Magenta’ USPPAF CanPRAF

Introduced by: Walters Gardens

  • USDA hardiness zone: Zones 4 to 9
  • Ornamental features: Enjoy the look of Dianthus even in hot, humid summers; this petite plant absolutely shines with its vibrant, magenta-pink flowers and blue-green foliage
  • Habit and growth rate: 6 to 8” tall by 12 to 14” wide
  • Culture: Best in full sun; loose, well-drained soils
  • Pest/disease problems/unique resistance: Good air circulation will reduce disease
  • Availability: Liners

Heuchera ‘Black Pearl’

Common name: Coral bells

Trademark: Primo™ ‘Black Pearl’ USPPAF CanPRAF

Introduced by: Walters Gardens

  • USDA hardiness zone: Zones 4 to 9
  • Ornamental features: Shiny, jet black leaves have scalloped ruffled edges; a member of the new Primo™ series from Proven Winners, which boasts bigger, more vigorous landscape plants
  • Habit and growth rate: 8 to 10-inch foliage height; 18 to 20-inch scape height; 26 to 30-inch spread
  • Culture: Best in part shade but does well in full sun
  • Pest/disease problems/unique resistance: None indicated
  • Availability: Liners

Heucherella ‘Hopscotch’

Common name: Foamy bells

Trademark: Fun and Games® ‘Hopscotch’ USPPAF CanPRAF

Introduced by: Walters Gardens

  • USDA hardiness zone: Zones 4 to 9
  • Ornamental features: ‘Hopscotch’ produces bronze-red leaves in spring, mellowing to green in summer; a Heuchera villosa hybrid
  • Habit and growth rate: 10 to 12-inch foliage height; 16 to 20-inch scape height; 20 to 24-inch spread
  • Culture: Best in afternoon shade; consistent moisture and good drainage
  • Pest/disease problems/unique resistance: None indicated
  • Availability: Liners

Phlox ‘Fashionably Early Flamingo’

Common name: Hybrid phlox

Trademark: ‘Fashionably Early Flamingo’ PPAF

Introduced by: Walters Gardens

  • USDA hardiness zone: Zones 4 to 8
  • Ornamental features: At 3’ tall, has the height of Phlox paniculata without the powdery mildew; light lavenderpink flowers bloom earlier than tall garden phlox; some rebloom
  • Habit and growth rate: 30 to 36” tall; 26 to 30” wide
  • Culture: Best in full sun; rich, moist soils
  • Pest/disease problems/unique resistance: Mildew resistant
  • Availability: Liners; bareroot