Presentation on theme: "Bedding and House Plants"— Presentation transcript:
1Bedding and House Plants Week 6Bedding and House Plants
2Salvia splendensCommon Name: SalviaNative to Brazil
3Growth Habit: annual to tropical perennial Uses: bedding plant used for height. Great in containersFacts: prolific and durable bloomers, they are not bothered by pests, and are fairly attractive to hummingbirds because of their flower color and shape
4Flower: SpikesFlower colors: White, salmon, pink, purple/blue, traditional RedHeight: 8” to 3’ tallLeaves: Elliptical, serrated, and dark green in color.
13CULTURAL PRACTICESPropagate by seedProblems: powdery mildew
14Viola X wittrockiana Common Name: Pansy The pansy is a perennial that is grown as an annual by most gardeners .“Flower with a Face”
15Viola X wittrockiana Height: 4-10” tall depending on variety Foliage is resistant to frostLeaves are pinnate vein structure, with dentate marginsSpatulate shaped leavesFlowers are head or solitary, and come in all colors but black.Face: dark blotches on the flower