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Posted on April 08, 2016

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Store Hours for the Week of April 03 - April 09

Sunday
10am-5pm
Monday
10am-5pm
Tuesday
10am-5pm
Wednesday
10am-5pm
Thursday
10am-5pm
Friday
10am-5pm
Saturday
10am-5pm
Plenty of Petunias!

Greetings!
 
Our full selection of Trailing and Mounding Petunias have been set up on Tables C7 to C15.
 
New Additions to our trailing selections this year include:
  • Famous Apricot Sorbet and Berry Sorbet: Unique new colours
  • Cascadia Pitaya: Magenta flowers with a green rim
  • Sanguna Salmon: the final member to the Sanguna series and a true trailing Salmon colour Petunia
  • Night Sky: A brand new, one of a kind, mesmerizing Petunia that emulates the night sky
Petunia Night Sky
'Night Sky' Petunia
Adding to our mounding selection this year:
  • ColoRush Blue and ColoRush Pink Star: Vigorous mounding Petunias
  • Colorworks Homare: Unique tri-colour star Petunia
  • Surprise Moonlight Bay: Vigorous mounding version of Cascadia Rim Magenta
  • Perfectunia Mandarin, Indigo and Orange Morn: Brings true orange Petunias as well as soft yet bold blue color options
  • Sweetunia Suzie Storm: Johnny Flame's older sister presents a brighter more stable brilliant star flower

Sanguna Salmon Petunia
Sanguna 'Salmon' Petunia
Sweetunia Suzie Storm Petunia
Sweetunia 'Suzie Storm' Petunia
Cascadia Pitaya Petunia
Cascadia 'Pitaya' Petunia


Looking forward to seeing you soon!
The Greenery Family

Trailing Petunia: Part 1
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Premium Basket Stuffers
Salvia Armistad
Salvia 'Black and Blue'

We have fully set-up our Premium Basket Stuffer selection on D3 and D5. Here we have combined those popular tender perennial varieties and some tougher annuals to give you taller, distinctive planter options that are sure to attract hummingbirds, butterflies, and even honeybees to help pollinate all areas of your garden.

Check out our full array of Agastache, Coreopsis, Phygelius, Hebe, Kniphofia, and Salvias. Such stand-out performers from previous years are Salvia 'Black and Blue', Salvia 'Amistad', Coreopsis 'Jive', Agastache 'Blue Fortune', Hebe 'Giant Pink' as well as the Popsicle series of Kniphofia.

After observing the success of vegetative (produced from cuttings) Salvia throughout the previous summer, some new additions this season are, Ember's Wish, Love and Wishes, the Candle series and the Grand Stand series. All of which will make stunning additions to your containers and patio planters.

Salvia Love and Wishes
Salvia 'Love and Wishes'
Some new and exciting options that are sure to get the bees a buzzing, are Agastache Summer Raspberry, Coreopsis Jewel Garnet, Gallardia Red Sun, Sun Devil and Sun Flare, as well as Eucomis Zulu Flame.
 
Gaillardia Sun Devil
Gaillardia 'Sun Devil'
Coreopsis Hardy Jewel Garnet
Coreopsis Hardy Jewel 'Garnet'
Gaillardia Sun Flare
Gaillardia 'Sun Flare'
Marguerite Daisies Making a Grand Entrance!

You will find a great selection of 3.5" potted Argyranthemums (Marguerite Daisies) on table D1 and D2. A new series called Grandessa is sure to please with bigger flowers, stronger stems and bolder coloured blooms with distinct brown eyes.

Argyranthemum Grandessa Pink Halo
Argyranthemum Grandessa 'Pink Halo'
Argyranthemum Grandessa White
Argyranthemum Grandessa 'White'

Argyranthemum Grandessa Yellow
Argyranthemum Grandessa 'Yellow'
Argyranthemum Grandessa Red
Argyranthemum Grandessa 'Red'
Tree Peony
Tree Peony 'Hanakisoi' (Pink)
Bare Root Perennials

The bare root perennials have been potted up and are ready and can be checked out on tables B11 to B17. This would include Peonies, Tree Peonies, Daylilies, Bleeding Hearts, Astilbe, Crocosmia, Astilboides, Perennial Geraniums, and Ligularia, just to mention a few.

A good selection of Oriental and Asiatic Lilies are available on table F1. Choose from favourites such as Stargazer, Casablanca, After Eight, Blackout, Landini, and the Lily Looks series.
Stunning Alstroemeria!
 
Come in and check out our selection of Alstroemeria(Princess Lilies) on table E8. This stunning, fairly compact Alstroemeria is perfect for the balcony, patio and in the garden and will give you colour all summer long.
 
Choose from the four varieties in pink, red, blue and purple: 'Machu', 'Valentino', 'Indigo' and 'Dark Purple'.
Alstroemeria Inticancha Dark Purple
Alstroemeria Inticancha 'Dark Purple'
You can even try overwintering these beauties by placing them in a cold but frost free location to allow them to go dormant. Then in the following Spring, simply clean off the dead foliage on the soil surface and wait for fresh growth to come out of the root system!
Congratulations to our Weekly Winner!
Michele Nojonen, enjoy your Garden Essentials Gift Basket!

(Please come in and pick it up at The Greenery anytime we're open.)

 

About the Contest

Each week we have a draw in our garden centre for everyone that filled out a ballot during that week. Ballots are available in-store only, although you may want to check our Facebook page in the near future for special goodies for our Facebook friends!


 
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The Greenery Garden Centre

The Greenery Garden Centre
2507 Longhill Road
Kelowna, BC
V1V 2G5

Phone: 250.762.7411
Fax: 250.762.7421
flowers@thegreenery.ca

Open annually from beginning of March to end of June

For the week of November 19 - November 25

Sunday 10am - 5pm
Monday 10am - 5pm
Tuesday 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 10am - 5pm
Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm

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Last Day June 25!