Flowers at Hutchinson Farm
Available May 2016 in 4" pots, containers, and hanging baskets
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. The following pages provide information on the flowers we grow, every variety and cultivars, plus how to care for them in your 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.
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
What's New!
New varieties for 2016

Argyranthemum
New for us, amazing flowers all season!

Begonia
For sun or shade, begonias are an excellent shade impatiens replacement. We grow over two dozen cultivars, including Dragon Wing and Nonstop.
bidens
Bidens
Small yellow trailer and filler -great for containers in sunny locations
Calibrachoa Calibrachoa Small Petunia-like flowers bloom like crazy all season long. Very wide colour range. A "must grow" for your containers.
(aka 'Million Bells')
Coleus
Coleus
An old fashioned foliage plant that comes in a multitude of colours and sizes. Traditionally for shade, there are now many sun tolerant cultivars.

Dianthus
Full season blooms, Jolt Dianthus is the best there is.

Dichondra
Emerald Falls and Silver Falls: Superb foliage plants - trail straight down over three feet

Dracaena
The traditional container centre. Don't click the link, there's nothing more to say.

Euphorbia
Released in 20000, Diamond Frost put Euphorbia on the landscape, and in containers, sun or shade, it's the perfect "filler" plant.

Evolvulus
Blue My Mind, so blue!

Gaura
Tall spires of pink or white flower. Our most popular introduction from 2014.
Gazania
Gazanias
Great for those hot dry spots. Mostly yellows available. Flowers close at night, and in dark shade.

Geraniums: Zonal
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.
Seed Geranium
Geraniums:
Zonal Seed

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.
ivy geranium
Ivy Geraniums
The semi-double ivy geraniums have the widest colour range and biggest blossoms.

Geraniums: Ivy
Blizzard

Large single blossoms in a trailing geranium.

Geraniums:
Minicascade
Do Minicascade Geraniums make the absolute best hanging baskets? We think so!

Geraniums: Interspecific
Calliope and Caliente series. Interspecific means they're a cross between zonal geraniums and ivy geraniums.

Geraniums: Exotic Leaf
Zonal Geraniums with great looking leaves.

Geraniums: Citronella
A scented geranium also known as the "mosquito plant"

Grasses
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.

Impatiens
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.

Impatiens:
SunPatiens
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 shade impatiens.

Ipomoea
Sweet Potato Vine
Ivies
Ivies
English Ivy, German Ivy, Creeping Jenny...

Joey
Unique heat tolerant bottle brush flower.
lantana
Lantana
This heat loving butterfly attractor has a beautiful mounded shape, with florets that change colour as you move out from the centre of the blossom.

Lavender
Grow it for drying, eating, or just to have a beautiful plant in your garden.

Lobelia
Trailing blue flowers, also a few tall red cultivars

Lobularia -
Snow Princess
Introduced in 2010, this is a vigorous white trailing Alyssum.

Nasturtiums
This old fashioned flower fills in any holes in your garden with blooms that look good enough to eat.
Double Petunia thumb
Double Petunias
Look at these beautiful full blossoms. You won't believe they are petunias.
Petunias
Supertunia
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.
Wave Petunia
Wave Petunias
Everyone's heard of "Purple Wave" petunias, but now this famous flower now comes in more colours and habits than any other petunia.
Salvia
Salvia
Tall spires for planter centres or garden beds.

Scaevola
Continuous blooms all season, one of the toughest plants we grow.

Sprengeri
Asparagus fern

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.

Verbena
A versatile annual that deserves a spot in your mixed containers or in the garden as a spreading ground cover.

Cultivar Count:
Geraniums: 87
Pots: 192 + Illumination mix (+1), Nonstop mix (+8), Alaska mix (+4) =205
Herbs & Lavender: 40
Total: 332 (including 53 new)



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