ANNUALS2014

Monches Farm, LLC
5890 Monches Road
Colgate, Wisconsin
phone: 262-966-2787

Annuals & Temperennial Gallery 2014
This is only a sampling ;
we will have many other varieties available!
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ABUTILON
(Flowering Maple)
Maple-like leaves display unique yellow  mottling. Tangerine hanging bells. Can be overwintered as houseplant.
AGAPANTHUS
(Lily of the Nile)
Purple-blue flower clusters on tall naked stems. Very eye-catching. Overwinter in cool area indoors.
AGERATUM (Flossflower)
 
Mounding habit, evenly covered in purple/blue flowers all summer.

 
'Artist Blue'
Blue Horizon
Patina Blue
 
ALTERNANTHERA
Burgundy/bronze to purple foliage.
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'Brazilian Red Hot'
'Burgundy Threadleaf'
 
ANGELONIA (Summer Snapdragon)
Upright spires of flowers flowers from June through frost. The 'Argelina' series was selected for large flowers and robust vigor.
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'Angelina Dark Pink'
'Angelina Deep Plum'
'Angelina White'
ANISODONTEA (Bush Mallow)
Small mallow-like flowers with darker eye. A fast growing annual "shrub".
ARGYRANTHEMUM (Margarite Daisy)

An abundance of daisies over lacy foliage. Deadhead for continuous bloom.
'Butterfly'
ARTEMISIA
'Parfum D'Ethiopia'
ASPARAGUS
'Sprengeri'
BACOPA (syn. SUTERA)
 
Small lavender-blue or white flowers on semi-trailing stems.
'Scopia Great Pink Ring'
'Taifun Mega White'
BEGONIA
Some grown for their flowers and many grown for their ornamental foliage. Low light plants that can be overwintered as houseplants.

'AngelwingTorch'
'Art Hodes'
'Bonfire Orange'
Dragonwing Pink'
'Dragonwing Red'
'Gryphon'
'Non Stop Mocha Mix'

Rex, Assorted
Richmondensis

 
BIDENS
Finely divide fennel-like foliage covered with gold single daisy-like flowers. Pinch to promote branching.

'Bidy Gonzales'
BRACHYCOME
 
Tiny delicate lavender colored aster-like flowers all summer.

BRACTEANTHA
(Straw Flower)
Straw textured flowers are excellent for drying.

BROWALIA
One of the best flowering annuals for partial shade containers. An excellent performer.


'Endless Flirtation'
'Endless Sensation'
BRUGMANSIA
(Angel's Trumpet')
Highly fragrant (especially in evening) long  hanging trumpet shaped flowers. Woody stems to 6' tall. Overwinter indoors.
'Equador Pink'
'Jean Pasco'
CALENDULA (Pot Marigold)
'Skyfire'
CALIBRACHOA
(Million Bells)
Graceful cascading or semi-mounding habit. Dainty bell-like flowers resemble miniature petunias in a tremendous range of colors.

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CALITUNIA/PETCHOA
Calitunia/Petchoa
A hybrid between Petunia and Calibrachoa, exibiting the best characteristics of each parent.

Pink
Purple
'Supercal Blushing Pink'
CANNA
Large showy leaves bring tropical feel to patio or garden. Dig and overwinter tubers in basement.

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Assorted
'Pink Sunburst'
'Pretoria'
CAPSICUM
(Ornamental Pepper)
Clusters of black glossy fruit against dark colored foliage.

CASTOR BEAN
Bold leaves on tall stems. Very bold garden presence. Showy red spiny fruit in fall.
Caution: ALL PARTS ARE HIGHLY TOXIC.

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Ricinus gibsonii
CELOSIA
Crests of pink to red "Cockscomb" flowers. Excellent for drying.

CLEOME ("Spider Flower")
Steady season-long bloomer on shorter stems. Great for container culture.

'Clio Magenta'
'Senorita Rosita'
COLEUS
Incomparable for adding foliage interest to containers. Sun tolerant but prefer partial shade.



Defiance
'Fishnet Stockings'
'Garnet Robe'
'Green Halo Kong Junior'
'Kiwi Fern'
'Mainstreet Riverwalk'
'Mainstreet Wallstreet'
'Mighty Mosaic'
'Pineapple Splash'
'Pink Ruffles'
'Rustic Orange'
'Sedona'
'Telltale Heart'
 
COLOCASIA
'Black Coral'
'Thailand Giant'
'Mojito'
COREOPSIS

 
Daisy-like multicolored flowers all summer.

COSMOS
 

Wiry stems bear an abundance of pink, red, white or orange flowers all summer through hard frost. Excellent cut flower.


Bright Light
Candy Stripe
Cosmis Orange
Diablo
New Choco
Picotee
Sensation Dazzler
Sensation Pinkie
Sensation Purity
Sensation Radiance
Sonata Carmine
Sonata Pink
Sonata Pink Blush
Sonata White
Sunny Red
CUPHEA
Fan shaped flowers on compact, semi-trailing stems. 'Bat Face' provides a spectacular contrast accent with its unique bright red flowers accented with rich purple.

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'Cuphoric Pink'
'Bat Face'


 

DAHLIA
Gorgeous flowers in an amazing range of colors. The 'Mystic' & 'Dreamy' series also offer rich chocolate purple foliage. A favorite! Dig tubers and overwinter in basement.

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'Dalaya Shari'
'Delaya Yogi'
'Dreamy Blush White'
'Dreamy Fantasy'

'Dreamy Passion'
'Mystic Illusion'
 
DIASCIA
Masses of small orchid-like flowers on compact plant. Keeps blooming until hard frost.

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'Darla Light Pink'
DICHONDRA
Dichondra Silver Falls
The name 'Silver Falls' is very descriptive of this plant. Truly creates waterfall effect of silver foliage cascading out of hanging baskets.

'Silver Falls'
DOROTHEANTHUS
Succulent  variegated foliage on trailing stems. Tiny unexpected fluffy red flowers in summer. Will grow in full sun or full shade. Excellent!

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'Mezoo Trailing Red'
ECHEVERIA
A tropical "Hens & Chicks" cousin with glaucous silver blue to deep red rosettes.

many varieties, named & unnamed
EUPHORBIA
Cloud-like loose mass of tiny white flowers all summer. Excellent in every way!

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EVOLVULUS (Dwarf Morning Glory)
Evolvulus
One of the few plants that offers sky blue flowers. Dainty cup shaped blue flowers on mounding/semi-trailing plant. Nice in container combinations.

'Blue Daze'
FUCHSIA
Beautiful pendant flowers in a range of colors and forms. Hummingbirds love 'em!

'Aretes Patio Princess'
' Aretes Upright Boogie'
'Autumnale'
'Gartenmeister'
'Southgate'
'Voodoo'
 
GAILLARDIA (Annual Blanketflower)
'Galya Orange Spark'
'Galya Pink Spark'
'Sunrita Yellow'
 
GAURA (Whirling Butterflies)
Dainty dancing flowers on tall wand-like stems.

'Stratosphere White'
GERANIUM/ PELARGONIUM
Fancy leaf and scented leaf types as well as the old fashioned red ones!

'Blizzard Blue'
'Caliente Orange'
'Crystal Palace Gem'
'Euro Pace Melody'
'Great Balls of Fire White'
'Tango Velvet Red'
GERANIUM/PELARGONIUM
SCENTED
Aromatic foliage in a range of enticing scents. Although all bloom most are grown primarily for their fragrant leaves.

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'Chocolate Mint'
'Citronella'
'Lady Plymouth'
'Mrs Pollack'
'Old Fashioned Rose'
'Vancouver Centennial'
GOMPHRENA (Straw Flower)
Small globe-like strawberry colored flowers. Excellent for drying.

'Strawberry Fields'
GRASS-CYPERUS
Amazing dramatic foliage accent. Breathtaking when backlit!

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GRASS-PENNISETUM
Patience is a virtue with annual ornamental grasses and the wait pays off with an outstanding autumn display!

HELIOTROPIUM ("Heliotrope")
Clusters of fragrant flowers. Deadhead for continuous bloom.

'Fragrant Delight'
'Marino Blue'
HERBS
A patio herb garden allows you to simply step outside your back door to collect the very freshest ingredients for your summer cooking. Yum.

Basil
'Pesto Perpetuo' Basil
Bay Laurel
Borage
Fennel
Lavender
Lemon Verbena
Lovage
Sweet Marjoram
Mint
Oregano
Parsley (curled & Italian)
Rosemary
Sage
Savory
Sorrel
Stevia
French Tarragon
Thyme
IPOMOEA (Sweet Potato Vine)
Large lobed foliage in dark purple, bronze or brilliant chartreuse on long trailing stems. Excellent for tall containers or hanging baskets.

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'Ace of Spades/Black Heart'
'Bronze'
'Flora Mia Nero'
'Marquerite'
IRESENE (Bloodleaf)
Leathery glossy leaves are veined with burgundy and pink.

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herbstii
IVY/ HEDERA
Low light foliage plant for containers or houseplants.
Assorted
LANTANA

 
An upright grower with flower clusters that open one color and age to another, giving a two-tone floral effect. Deadhead for continuous bloom.


Confetti'

Luscious Grape
'Trailing Lavender'
LAURENTIA
Mound of blue star-like flowers all summer. A favorite.

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LOBELIA
Trailing stems bear incredible blue flowers. 'Hot' & 'Heat' series are bred for heat tolerance.

'Hot Water Blue'
'Techno Heat Electric Blue'
LOTUS VINE
Bright orange/red flowers resemble parrot's beaks. Delicate needle-like soft silver foliage. Trailing habit.

'Parrot Beak'
LYSIMACHIA
Bright yellow leaves on prostrate to trailing stems.

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MANDEVILLA
Mandevilla
A tropical vine with glossy green foliage and showy trumpet shaped flowers all summer.

'Sun Parasol Crimson'
'Sun Parasol White'
MARIGOLD
We carry several low growing bushy varieties with attractive ferny fragrant foliage and profuse flowers all summer.

'Lulu Fern Leaf'
'Red Marietta'
'Ursula Improved'
MOONFLOWER
Beautifully perfumed 6" white flowers open at sunset and close at dawn. Frequently visited by night pollinators.

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Ipomea noctiflora
NASTURTIUM
A cheerful cottage garden favorite. Flowers & foliage are edible and can be added to salads for colorful greens.

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Alaska Mix
Empress of India
Jewel Mix
Tip Top Mix
Tall Trailing Mix
NICOTIANA
Flowers are particularly fragrant in the evening hours, making these a good choice for the Moon Garden.

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'Baby Bella'
langsdorfii
Lime Green
Perfume  Deep Purple
Scentsation Mix
sylvestris
Tinkerbell
NIGELLA
(Love in the Mist)
Spidery blue flowers followed by attractive puffy seedpods. Popular for drying.

Miss Jekyll Dark Blue
OPHIOPOGON
Low mound of black strap like foliage topped by glossy black fruit. Slow increaser. Perennial but not winter hardy.

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Ebony Knight
OSTEOSPERMUM
(Cape Daisy)
Daisy-like flowers in brilliant luscious colors that almost don't look real. A cool season bloomer that dislikes the heat of mid summer.

'Summertime Blueberry
OXALIS
Clover-like foliage is black to copper orange.

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'Charmed Velvet'
'Copper Glow'
 
PETCHOA/CALITUNIA
A hybrid between Petunia and Calibrachoa, exibiting the best characteristics of each parent.

Pink
Purple
'Supercal Blushing Pink'
PENNISETUM
Patience is a virtue with annual ornamental grasses and the wait pays off with an outstanding autumn display!

PEPPER - Ornamental
Clusters of black glossy fruit against dark colored foliage.

PETUNIA
Petunia 'Ray Sunflower'
 

The old fashioned Petunia has been fine tuned for modern day display and there are some exciting new color introductions . Scott  & Matt visited Petunia trial gardens last summer and were very taken with what they saw. This year we'll be offering the best of what they previewed.

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'Ray Sunflower'
'Sanguna Lavender Vein'
'Sanguna Light Blue'
'Surprise Blue Sky'
'Sweetunia Mystery
'Wave Double Pink'
'Wave Double White'
'Wave Purple'
'Whispers Amethyst'
'Whispers White'
PHLOX
Clusters of fragrant pink flowers midsummer through fall.

'Phloxy Lady Pink'
PILEA
Assorted
PLECTRANTHUS
A coleus cousin with silver or variegated silky foliage. We love these as foliage accents in sunny containers.
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argenteus
coleoides 'Golden'
"Ibosa"
'Lemon Twist'
'Nicolletta'
'Vanilla Twist'
'Zulu Wonder'
POLYGONUM
Hanging ropes of raspberry colored flowers on 10-12' stems in late summer into fall. A show stopper!

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"Kiss Me Over The Garden Gate"
PORTULACA
(Sun Rose)
Low growing succulent foliage. Salmon colored flowers open in sunshine.

'Pazzaz Tangerine'
SALVIA
Blue to purple flowers summer into fall.

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'Blue Bedder'
elegans 'Golden Delicious'
'Evolution'
'Fastbreak Deep Rose'
'Hobbit's Foot'
'Hot Lips'
'Indigo Spires'
'Oceana Blue'
'Purple Majesty'
'Sallyfun Blue Emotion'
'Velocity Blue'
'Wendy's Wish'
SANVITALIA
Small golden yellow flowers on mounding plant.

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'Sunbini'
'Tsavo Yellow Ice'
SCEAVOLA
(Fan Flower)
 
Fan shaped flowers in profusion all summer. Great for hanging baskets in sun or shade.

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'Bombay Dark Blue'
Bombay White
'Fairy Blue'
 
SEDUM
Brilliant golden yellow fleshy leaves & stems. Low growing. May overwinter in mild winter but primarily grown as an annual in Wisconsin.

SETCRESIA
Rich purple glaucous lance-like  leaves.

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'Purple Heart
STREPTOCARPELLA
An African Violet cousin with purple-blue flowers and textured foliage. Avoid watering foliage. Low light plant that will grow as a houseplant.

'Concord Blue'
A range of foliage from silver to green to orange and offering many different forms and textures.

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Aeonium
Cotyledon
Echeveria
Sedum
SUTERA (syn. Bacopa)
Small lavender-blue or white flowers on semi-trailing stems.
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'Scopia Great Pink Ring'
'Taifun Mega White'
TALINUM
Tiny pink flowers and bright red glossy seedheads float on wiry stems above succulent chartreuse basal foliage. A favorite!

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TITHONIA
(Mexican Sunflower)
Large scale late season bloomer that provides a brilliant flash of orange to the summer garden.
Butterflies LOVE  it! Good cut flower.

Torch
TORENIA
Funnel-like flowers all summer on trailing stems. Excellent low light performer.

'Blue Moon'
'Catalina White Linen'
TULBAGIA
(Society Garlic)
VERBENA
No annual is better for attracting butterflies than the Verbenas!

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bonariensis
bonariensis 'Finesse'
'Double Roccocco Red'

Homestead Purple
Imagination
'Lanai Bright Pink'
'Lanai Peach'
'Lanai Premium Candy Cane'
 
VINES, ANNUAL
Fast growing annual vines will cover a structure quickly and provide flowers for most of the summer.

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Black Eyed Susan Vine (Thunbergia)
Canary Bird Vine (Tropaeolum)
Cardinal Climber (Ipomoea)
'Candy Corn Vine' (Manettia), Cup & Saucer Vine (Cobaea),
Cypress Vine (Ipomoea)
Firecracker Vine (Mina)
Morning Glory, several varieties
 
ZINNIA
Classic cut flower in a range of colors, shapes and sizes.

Benary's Giant
Cut & Come Again
Gift
Green Envy
Lavender Queen
Lilac Emperor
Meteor
Oklahoma Mix
Orange King
Oriole
Persian Carpet
Polar Bear
Uproar Rose
Zowie Yellow Flame
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