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This is a tropical vine that grows in the sun on a trellis or on a fence. Easy to grow with lots of blooms. Comes in pink, red and white. ...

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These are tropical hibiscus. They are not perennial but are beautiful plants for the season. Grow in full sun. The more sun they have, the more blooms they will have! They come in a 6" pot and you can plant them in your large pots. They are great in the center of a combo pot!
Available in late March.
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These are perennial hibiscus that haven't been transplanted yet. They bloom late April or May and last for years. Blooms get the size of a dinner plate. ...

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This is our seed house. All different kinds of plants are planted in here and watered all through the day. When they get big enough, they are taken to another house and transplanted into flats. ...

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As Spring is quickly approaching we will be closing the Winter Market to prepare for opening the garden center in March. I hope to see you all when do this again in the fall!!! ...

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Buy your spring flowers and summer vegetables directly from Parks Brothers Greenhouses, Arkansas's largest greenhouse grower!

Parks Brothers Greenhouses grows top quality annual bedding plants, garden vegetables, perennials, hanging baskets and patio containers in the spring. In fall and winter, our greenhouses are full of mums, pansies, kale, snapdragons and poinsettias.

Parks Brothers Retail
6733 Parks Road
Van Buren, AR 72956
(479) 410-2217

Please call us at 479-410-2217 for our hours which change during the season.

Try These Tough Plants In Your Landscape

Ready to do some landscaping?  Here are some suggestions for you.   These plant picks are based on our years of experience growing them in the greenhouses and using them in our own flower beds.  Plus these are some of the plants the professional landscapers are using, and they only use the toughest plants.

lantana Lantana is a plant that thrives in hot and humid summers.  Yellow lantana is the most popular color but there are also pink/rose and yellow bicolors as well as peach and red varieties. 

begonias Most begonias need to be planted in a shady spot, but there is one that can handle the sun.  The bronze leaf red variety performs well in both full sun and full shade.  In the sun the foliage turns very dark and the blooms become a deep red.

angelonia Angelonia is quickly becoming a favorite of professional landscapers.  The Serena Purple variety is the most impressive in the landscape.  Each plant blooms all summer with spikes of deep purple blooms. 

cora-vinca1 Cora Vinca is a new disease resistant vinca (also known as periwinkles).  Vinca does best in hot, dry summers so when we have a wet summer that is cooler than usual, vinca tends to struggle.  Cora Vinca is the new breeding break through that improves vinca’s ability to survive these types of conditions.  Also new for 2010 is Cora Cascade Vinca, a series of trailing vinca that looks great in hanging baskets, containers or any where the plants can spread out and show their stuff.

One Response to “Try These Tough Plants In Your Landscape”

  • Would like information on Cora Vinca or Periwinkle. I need a large number of these plants to use on the driveway hillside. The periwinke I have here thrives and does not cliumb like some ground covers. I would like to know quanity and prices as soon as possible, My e-mail is
    kimatcabin@aol.com. Thank You Kim Williams 770 lookout Mountain Road Thorn Hill, Tn
    37881.

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