Flowers at Hutchinson Farm
Available May 2017 in 4½" pots, containers, and hanging baskets
Each year we grow hundreds of different flower cultivars in our greenhouses. We grow them big and beautiful, and we select varieties that will grow well in your containers and gardens. Use these pages to preview what we are growing this year, and how to care for them in your own garden.
When you come to our farm, you'll be exploring our greenhouses and choosing the flowers you like, right from where we grow them. Our greenhouses open the last weekend in April .
Warning: Our greenhouses are breathtakingly beautiful, and the flowers are of unsurpassed quality -you will probably buy more than you planned on, and still come back for more.
Enjoy your garden!
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||New varieties for 2017
||For sun or shade, begonias are an excellent
shade impatiens replacement. We grow over two dozen
cultivars, including Dragon Wing and Nonstop.
||Small yellow trailer and
filler -great for containers in sunny locations
|Calibrachoa||Small Petunia-like flowers
bloom like crazy all season long. Very wide colour range. A
"must grow" for your containers.
(aka 'Million Bells')
||An old fashioned foliage
plant that comes in a multitude of colours and sizes.
Traditionally for shade, there are now many sun tolerant
||Emerald Falls and Silver Falls: Superb foliage plants - trail straight down over three feet|
||The traditional container centre. Don't click
the link, there's nothing more to say.
||Released in 20000, Diamond Frost put
Euphorbia on the landscape, and in containers, sun or shade,
it's the perfect "filler" plant.
||Blue My Mind, so blue!
||Tall spires of pink or white flower. Our most popular introduction from 2014.|
||Great for those hot dry spots. Mostly yellows available. Flowers close at night, and in dark shade.|
||Every year more zonal
geraniums are planted than any other annual. With good
reason: they look great, are available in a wide range of
colours, and they are easy to grow.
|Looking for an eye-catching
display of geraniums for your garden beds? Choose seed
geraniums for their extra height, and outstanding blossoms.
|Geraniums: "Rockies"||The Rocky Mountain series.
Big showy geraniums, just like the Rockies.
||The semi-double ivy geraniums
have the widest colour range and biggest blossoms.
|Large single blossoms in a
|Do Minicascade Geraniums make the absolute best hanging baskets? We think so!|
||Calliope and Caliente series.
Interspecific means they're a cross between zonal geraniums
and ivy geraniums.
||Zonal Geraniums with great looking leaves.
||A scented geranium also known
as the "mosquito plant"
||An assortment of grasses including the spectacular King Tut and Purple Fountain Grass.|
|Herbs||We grow an outstanding selection of herbs...over two dozen varieties.|
||Not available 2016.
Due to the mild winter, Impatiens Downy Mildew will probably be more severe this summer, so we will not be offering regular shade impatiens. As an alternative we suggest SunPatiens or begonias for your shady areas. We have an excellent selection of these.
|A true full-sun heat tolerant
impatiens. Also grows in shade, and it's not susceptible to
Impatiens Downy Mildew, so plant these instead of regular
||Sweet Potato Vine
||English Ivy, German Ivy,
||Unique heat tolerant bottle brush flower.
||This heat loving butterfly
attractor has a beautiful mounded shape, with florets that
change colour as you move out from the centre of the
||Grow it for drying, eating, or just to have a
beautiful plant in your garden.
||Trailing blue flowers, also a few tall red
|Introduced in 2010, this is a
vigorous white trailing Alyssum.
||This old fashioned flower
fills in any holes in your garden with blooms that look good
enough to eat.
||Look at these beautiful full blossoms. You won't believe they are petunias.|
|Proven Winners petunias come
in classic colours as well as the breath taking "Pretty Much
Picasso" and "Picasso in Pink". They look outstanding in
your containers and beds, alone or in combinations.
||Everyone's heard of "Purple
Wave" petunias, but now this famous flower now comes in more
colours and habits than any other petunia.
||Tall spires for planter
centres or garden beds.
|Continuous blooms all season, one of the
toughest plants we grow.
|Heirloom Tomato Plants
||Over two dozen varieties of
heirloom tomato plants. Fantastic array of shapes, sizes,
and colours (not to mention flavour to die for).
We sell plants in May, and the fruit August - September.
Also cherry tomato hanging baskets.
||A versatile annual that
deserves a spot in your mixed containers or in the garden as
a spreading ground cover.