A Trio of Award-winning Blooms!
Quick and easy to grow — and the butterflies adore it!
Variety: ‘Summer Jewel Mix’
Item Form: (P)Pkt of 25 seeds
Zone: 7 – 10
Bloom Start to End: Late Spring – Early Fall
Seeds Per Pack: 25
Plant Height: 20 in
Plant Width: 16 in
Bloom Size: .5 in
Additional Characteristics: Award Winner,Bloom First Year,Butterfly Lovers,Easy Care Plants,Flower,Free Bloomer,Hummingbird Lovers,Repeat Bloomer,Rose Companions,Season Extenders
Bloom Color: Light Pink,Light Red,Mix,White
Foliage Color: Medium Green
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Moisture Requirements: Dry,Moist, well-drained
Resistance: Drought Tolerant,Heat Tolerant
Soil Tolerance: Clay,Normal, loamy,Poor
Uses: Beds,Border,Containers,Cut Flowers,Outdoor,Wildflowers
(P)?Pkt of 25 seeds
Simply the most beautiful thing the garden has ever seen, this unstoppable, super-quick Hummingbird Sage mix is out to transform your sunny annual bed and best containers into a haven for butterflies, bees, and hummers! The blooms begin in late spring and don’t think about quitting until early fall, so get your camera and vases ready!
The Summer Jewel series has won several All-America Selection awards, and this mix brings together three of its most beautiful and complementary colors: pink, red, and white. A dwarf annual sage with super-abundant ?-inch blooms, it offers flowers that bounce right back from wind and rain (unlike older varieties of Hummingbird Sage, let us tell you!). Can’t beat it with a stick!
These flowers crowd along slender but sturdy stems among fuzzy mid-green foliage, signaling hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies to come and feast. This plant is just 15 to 20 inches high in bloom and 10 to 15 inches wide, but it gets the job done — lots of flowering stems, always heavily packed with soft pink pastel hues and usually a winged visitor or two, too!
Summer Jewel is a native plant, content in any well-drained soil receiving full sunshine to light shade, but best when the soil is fertile and the moisture is consistent. It will tolerate heat, humidity, dry soil, and other stresses, but you’ll want to pamper it to keep those amazing blooms coming in the greatest possible number. The show is just too jaw-dropping to cut short!
Great for containers as well as the annual bed, meadow, or cottage garden, Summer Jewel Mix is ideal for the vase too. Expect it to start blooming just 50 days after sowing the seed, and to continue over 3 splendidly long seasons! Unbeatable. Hardy in zones 7-10, but grown as an annual everywhere. Pkt is 25 seeds.