Botanical Gardens Great Plant Sale Pre-Orders Due April 1

Posted on March 11, 2014 by Erin Grajek

For Immediate Release

Buffalo, NY – The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens announces their Great Plant Sale Pre-Order. The Botanical Gardens’ gardeners have chosen a unique list of plants and flowers to be a part of this exclusive sale. There is an impressive selection of new plants this year and orders are due April 1.

No need to go out shopping, the Botanical Gardens’ Great Plant Sale Pre-Order offers a wide variety of plants and flowers that would make a great addition to any garden. Boasting unique and hard to get “hot picks”, interesting and award winning perennials and colorful and hardy annuals, this pre-order is just what any serious or not-so-serious gardener needs.

The Hot Picks are in high demand this year and are available in limited quantities. Hot Picks include a bright yellow sage named Carex ‘Banana Boat’, a new purple Delphinium variety from New Zealand named ‘Lilac Ladies’, a new variety of Dianthus with exciting coral colors ‘Coral Reef’, a new fragrant coneflower named Echinacea ‘Secret Affair’ and a new Heuchera variety chosen for its bright and attractive foliage ‘Dolce Cinnamon Curls’.

Award winning and unique perennials include the easy to grow and wide-spreading pink Achillea ‘Saucy Seduction’, a new deep pink Astilbe named ‘Astary Rose’, a stunning award winning Hemerocallis named ‘Huckleberry Candy’, the versatile Heuchera ‘Venus’, a new variety of Hibiscus named ‘Plum Fantasy’, a multiple award winning premium miniature Hosta named ‘Blue Mouse Ears’, a huge Hosta named ‘Empress Wu’, an intoxicating Iris named ‘Strawberry Fair’, an award winning Lavender named Lavandula ‘French Perfume’, a new variety of Nepeta named ‘Cat’s Meow’ that blooms all summer, an award winning Solomon’s Seal that will give a fresh look to your garden named Polgonatum ‘Variegatum’, an award winning Sedum with color into fall named ‘Mr. Goodbud’ and a once rare and unavailable spiderwort named Tradescantia ‘Bilberry Ice’.

Colorful and hardy annuals include a color mix of Aster ‘Perfection Mix’, a fiery-orange, red and broze Coleus called ‘Festive Dance Mix’, a contrasting Dusty Miller named ‘Silverdust Maritima’, a beautiful and large Marigold named ‘African Vanilla’, a purple and white mix of Petunias named ‘Dreams Waterfall Mix’, an award winning Petunia in shades of yellow named ‘Prism Sunfish’, an award winning and colorful Snapdragon mix named ‘Rocket Mix’, the dependable Statice in a beautiful mix named ‘Fortress Mix’, the unique dwarf Strawflower in a unique mix named ‘Bright Bikinis Mix’ (Dwarf) and red, orange, purple, yellow and pink mix of Zinnia in ‘State Fair’.

Orders can be placed online at www.buffalogardens.com. Plants will not be shipped and orders will be available for pick up at the Botanical Gardens’ Great Plant Sale May 17-18.

For more information visit www.buffalogardens.com. The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens Society, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing appreciation for and knowledge of plant life and its connection to people and cultures through its documented living plant collection, historic conservatory, education, research and exhibits.

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