We’re thinking spring while the calendar says winter! Each year The Growing Place brings new plants to grow in your garden. Our staff researches and finds varieties that have been tested and, when planted in the right place, they will be strong performers. Take a look at some of the great plants we are adding in 2020.


Lantana, Hot Blooded Red
Attract pollinators with the intense clusters of red, orange and yellow atop glossy green leaves of Hot Blooded Red lantana. Plant in beds, borders, and containers in full sun for months of dense color.

Salvia, Rockin’® Blue Suede Shoes™
Another spring through fall bloomer, these continuous blooming light blue flowers on hardy deep green foliage are pollinator favorites. At 40” high, no dead-heading is necessary on this upright thriller planted in part sun.

Petunia, SweetSunshine™ Honeydew
With fully double flowers, these petunias are also well-branched and look lovely trailing from a hanging basket or planter in the sun. Cold tolerant, they bloom from spring through fall, making them a popular choice.



Dicentra Pink Diamonds
Fern-leaved and flowering in spring and fall, ‘Pink Diamonds’ shimmer where it’s sunny and dry. This bleeding heart will mature to 16”H x 18”W.

Echinacea ‘Sombrero Lemon Yellow Improved’
Blooming from mid-summer to early frost, these vivid yellow daisies like it hot and dry. They are low-maintenance and will make a statement in a perennial border or butterfly garden.

Heuchera Primo® ‘Mahogany Monster’
A true all-season-interest perennial with its colorful foliage, light pink buds, and cream flowers. A mature clump of these coral bells planted in the right place can grow to 16”H x 28”W.

Trees & Shrubs

Japanese Maple, Acer palmatum ‘Trompenburg’
Do you enjoy looking at photos and planning for a beautiful garden or landscape? Click on Plant Search at thegrowingplace.com. Our online catalog has colorful pictures and detailed descriptions about most of the plants we carry. Build your own personal shopping list of plants. Expand your living space outdoors and enjoy more time outside with a few new selections for 2020.

Bloomerang® Dwarf Pink Lilac, Syringa ‘SMNJRPI
Love the smell of lilacs? This dwarf hybrid first flowers in spring, then reblooms, giving fragrant pink blooms til fall. It tends to fill out to the ground and can grow up to 30”H x 36”W. Tolerant of urban pollution and planted in full sun, the dwarf pink lilac is a lovely addition for your landscape as a hedge, mass planting or general garden use.

Baby Blue Eyes Spruce, Picea pungens – The low maintenance Colorado blue spruce has unique silvery-blue foliage and gray bark, creating all year interest in your landscape. It provides a great 15’ vertical accent and windbreak. Plant in sun and see how beautifully it blends with deciduous trees and shrubs.