What Sandy is Growing in the Greenhouses!

We have three large greenhouses at Sandy’s Back Porch, where we grow tried and true as well as unusual annuals for sun and shade and everything in between! All of our plants are grown in ProMix with Mycorrhizae and a Biological Fungicide*
(Our plants are either grown here or delivered throughout the season and are subject to availability.)

Variety Name (Common Name)
Notes
Exposure

Alyssum – For Early Spring/Spring
Cold tolerant. Great for early plantings. Attracts bees and other pollinators. Fragrant flowers and low maintenance

Clear Crystal Lavender Shades 6-10″ tall by 12-14″ wide Sun to Part Sun
Clear Crystal White 6-10″ tall by 12-14″ wide Sun to Part Sun

Pansies – the Quintessential Spring Flower
We have a wide variety of pansies. Six packs, 3″ pots, gallons ansd even planted in watering can pot mixed with alyssum and or dusty miller.
Pansies are cold tolerant, great for early plantings, colorful, cheery and  low maintenance
(Prices range from $1.99 and up, depending on pot size.)

Variety of Matrix Pansies
8″ by 8-10″ tall and wide Sun (when temps rise move to shadier spot)

Angelonia (Summer Snapdragon)
This low maintenance plant copes well with heat, some drought & flowers throughout the season.

Great in beds and containers.
Angelface® Blue 18-24″ tall by 12-18″ wide Sun

Calibrochoa (Million Bells / Superbells)Commonly called million bells or Superbells, these plants are prolific bloomers that produce hundreds of 1” wide flowers from spring to frost. They are among the smallest of petunias but may look bigger due to the clustered appearance of the seasonal blooms. They come in almost every color and style. They need well drained soil and regular fertilizing. They need little or no deadheading.
Cabaret® Lavender 6-10″ x 10-12″ Part Sun to Sun
Cabaret® Good Night Kiss 6-10″ x 10-12″ Part Sun to Sun
Cabaret® Diva Orange 6-10″ x 10-12″ Part Sun to Sun
Cabaret® Neon Rose 6-10″ 10-12″
Part Sun to Sun
Cabaret® Deep Blue 6-10″ x 10-12″
Part Sun to Sun
Cabaret® Lemon Yellow 6-10″ x 10-12″ Part Sun to Sun
Cabaret® Orange 6-10″ x 10-12″ Part Sun to Sun
Cabaret® Pink 6-10″ x 10-12″ Part Sun to Sun
Cabaret® Light Pink
6-10″ x 10-12″ Part Sun to Sun
Cabaret® Pink Light Kiss
6-10″ x 10-12″ Part Sun to Sun
Cabaret® Purple 6-10″ x 10-12″ Part Sun to Sun
Cabaret® Bright Red
6-10″ x 10-12″ Part Sun to Sun
Cabaret® Rose 6-10″ x 10-12″ Part Sun to Sun
Cabaret® White 6-10″ x 10-12″ Part Sun to Sun
Cabaret® Deep Yellow 6-10″ x 10-12″ Part Sun to Sun
Cabaret® Golden Yellow 6-10″ x 10-12″ Part Sun to Sun
Superbells® Dreamsicle 6-12″ tall and trails to 30″ Part Sun to Sun
Superbells® Evening Star 6-12″ tall and trails to 24″ Part Sun to Sun
Superbells® Grape Punch 6-12″ tall and trails to 24″ Part Sun to Sun
Superbells® Pink 6-12″ tall and trails to 24″ Part Sun to Sun
Superbells® Yellow
6-12″ tall and trails to 24″ Part Sun to Sun

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Potunias
Potunias have a compact bushy habit and are disease resistant plants

Potunia Cappucino 8 – 12″  x 8-12″
Sun
Potunia Neon 8 – 12″  x 8-12″ Sun
Potunia Plus Denim 8 – 12″  x 8-12″ Sun
Potunia Plus Pinkalicious 8 – 12″  x 8-12″ Sun

Sandy’s Spectacular Geraniums
Rocky Mountain Series
This series is about 30-50% larger than regular geraniums making them extra showy in your garden. They are strong, uniform, vigorous plants with large, round flower heads perfect for planting by themselves or in mixed containers. Great for large containers or for planting in the ground.  Height: 16-18 Inches. Spread: 16-18 Inches.

Dark Red
16 – 18″ tall by 16 – 18″ wide Sun
Orange 16 – 18″ tall by 16 – 18″ wide Sun
Pink
16 – 18″ tall by 16 – 18″ wide Sun
Salmon 16 – 18″ tall by 16 – 18″ wide Sun
Violet 16 – 18″ tall by 16 – 18″ wide Sun
Calliope Geraniums
The calliope geranium is drought-tolerant, versatile and easy to care for. They are a vigorous, mounding to semi-trailing plant habit that will quickly fill hanging baskets, planters and garden beds. Large, semi-double flowers
Large Dark Red 12-14″ tall by 18-24″ spread Sun to Part Shade
Large Hot Pink
12-14″ tall by 18-24″ spread Sun to Part Shade
Americana Geraniums
Big, beautiful, intensely colored flower clusters are the crowning glory of the Americana™ Series of zonal geraniums. These beauties have robust, upright, well-branched habits as well as pretty scalloped leaves in addition to its huge clusters of semi-double flowers
Dark Red 12-16″ tall Sun to Part Shade
Rose Mega Splash 14-16″ tall Sun to Part Shade
Survivor Geraniums
Outstanding branching habit and are extremely free flowering, large flower heads. Flowers spring, summer and autumn.
Remove spent blooms to promote flowering.
Blue Deep red-purple flowers bloom on sturdy, 12 to 18″ plants over medium green foliage. Sturdy plants are heat, cold, rain and wind tolerant and produce many full blooms. Plant in well-drained soil. Pinch off faded flowers to promote continuous bloom. Sun
Coral Big, bushy flowers in soft salmon with white edges above dense, well-branched, green foliage. 12″ tall by 10″ wide. Sun
Pink Batik A mix of all shades of pink, from rose to nearly white, on every petal. 12″ tall by 10″ wide. Sun
Mosaic Geraniums
Unique bicolor flowers and vigorous growth habit. Great for pots and hanging baskets. Easy care plants that thrive in pots and well drained garden soil. The handsome foliage of these vigorous plants looks fantastic cascading from pots, hanging baskets and garden walls.
Classic Mosaic Red Unique speckled scarlet-red flecks Sun
Classic Mosaic Purple The flowers are a flecked mix of whites and soft through to dark pinks. Sun
Precision Series Ivy Geraniums
Ivy Geraniums have a lovely, free-flowering nature and trailing habit that makes them ideal for window boxes, deck boxes, hanging planters and stand-type planters. Sometimes called hanging geraniums, they offer very pretty ivy-like leaves and a well-rounded shape.

Precision Burgundy Ice
10-12″ x 14-18″ Sun to Part Shade
Precision Lavender 10-12″ x 14-18″ Sun to Part Shade
Precision Pink Flamingo 10-12″ x 14-18″ Sun to Part Shade
Precision Rose 10-12″ x 14-18″ Sun to Part Shade
Precision Ruby 10-12″ x 14-18″ Sun to Part Shade
Precision Salmon 10-12″ x 14-18″ Sun to Part Shade
Precision White Red Eye
10-12″ x 14-18″ Sun to Part Shade
Galaxy Series Ivy Geraniums
Galaxy produces mounded plants that are vigorous enough to keep their large, semi-double blooms all season in
large containers and landscapes.

Galaxy Watermelon 12-14″ x 16-20″
Galaxy White 16-20″ x 16-20″
Dynamo Geranium
The ultimate geranium for garden beds, with big, bright flowers and crisp, medium green leaves. They do well in large containers, too!
Dynamo Orange 12-14″ x 12-14″ Sun

Nemesia
Sunsatia® Nemesia holds its own in both cool and hot temperatures, and is outstanding in hanging baskets, combos, and window boxes. Requires good drainage. More heat tolerant than most nemesia.
Sunsatia® Lemon Shades of yellow. 6-10″ tall and 12-16″ spread. Part to Full Sun
Sunsatia® Blood Orange Rich shades of orange, red and yellow. 10-14″ tall and 12-16″ spread. Part to Full Sun
Aromance Pink – New Highly fragrant pink flowers all season; excellent for early Spring. 10-18″ tall and  12-18″ spread. Part to Full Sun

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SunPatiens & Impatiens
SunPatiens®
SunPatiens® thrive in full sun. This vigorous annual works great as a bedding plant or in a large container. Grow SunPatiens with rich, well-drained soil. While they grow well in sun or shade, but will produce more blooms in the sun. They flourish in extreme heat and blooms continuously all summer long. Water whenever the surface of the soil feels dry
Vigorous Clear White
24-42″ x 24-30″ Sun to Shade
Vigorous Corona
24-42″ tall x 24-30″ wide Sun to Shade
Vigorous Red 24-42″ tall x 24-30″ wide Sun to Shade
Vigorous Rose Pink 24-42″ tall x 24-30″ wide Sun to Shade

Euphorbia – Filler
Diamond Frost (Spurge) Vigorous growing heat and drought tolerant plant that has clouds of airy white flowers all season. Very low maintenance plant. 12-18″ tall and will trail up to 24″. Sun to Part Sun
Dracaena – Thriller
Spikes Spike Upright Thriller Sun
(Our plants are either grown here or delivered throughout the season and are subject to availability.)
 
Vinca – Spiller
Expoflora 3-6″ tall by 12-16″ spread. Cut this trailer back to control length and thicken up plant. Part Shade



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  • Biological fungicides are composed of beneficial microorganisms including specialized fungi, bacteria and actinobacteria (filamentous bacteria) that are used against fungi and bacteria that cause plant diseases. Many of these microorganisms are found naturally occurring in soils.

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2004 West Blvd
 • Belleville, IL 62221

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