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2019

April

Citrus

Citrus is readily available at Garden Heights through the end of summer! Citrus are prized highly for their fragrant blooms that turn into fruit. They'll need sun to perform well, but certain varieties like the Meyer lemon have a higher cold tolerance and are even disease resistant.

Bleeding
heart

An old-fashioned garden favorite, Dicentra Spectabilis (Bleeding Heart) has long arching racemes of heart shaped pink flowers. Plant in shade to part shade for best results!

Elephant
ears

Available year-round, Colocasia and Alocasia (commonly known as Elephant Ears) have stunning large leaves and are an amazing statement whether indoors or out! With perfect conditions they can grow up to seven or eight feet tall but are typically shorter than that due to Missouri's shorter growing season. A tip- these gorgeous leaves can't have too much sun!

Virginia
Bluebells

Mertensia (commonly known as Virginia Bluebells) is a Missouri native! You'll see this spring ephemeral's bell-shaped sky blue flowers in April and May. Plant in part shade to full shade for best results.

Palms

A wide variety of palms is now available on our patio! Our year-round varieties include the Parlor palm, Lady palm, Bamboo palm, and Ponytail palm. Seasonal palms available in the warmer months include Areca, Bottle, Coconut, Chinese, European Fan, Triangle, and more! Care instructions vary widely from palm to palm, so be sure to ask one of our greenhouse experts!

Brunnera-
JaCK Frost

Brunnera- Jack Frost has heart-shaped silver leaves with green veining and baby blue flowers in spring. Plant in a shady area with well-draining soil for best results.

Pre-made Containers

These pre-made grab and go containers are a colorful instant addition to any patio or deck. Stop by today to see our currently available varieties and sizes!

Snapdragons

Snapdragons offer intensely saturated color and bloom in the spring and fall. Plant in full or partial shade in well-draining, rich and moist soil for best results. 

Moss
Baskets

Accomplish a completely natural look with moss baskets perfect for annuals, greens, and trailing plants. They pair perfectly with spring-themed patio and porch decor.

Spring Blooming Magnolias

Spring Blooming Magnolias are show-stoppers with impressive tulip-like flowers that fill the entire canopy. This excellent understory tree comes in a variety of colors and is a wonderfully low-maintenance. Plant in areas with full-to-partial sun. 

Show Off
Forsythia

Hardy and reliable, Show Off Forsythia is an early spring bloomer, signaling spring in full swing! It's low maintenance but requires a full sun location for best results. 

Mint julep
cups

Get ready for warm weather and cold, refreshing cocktails! These mint julep cups are a fresh addition to our store and provide drink menu inspiration for your next spring or summer get-together.

Webster Wax
Soaps

We're the first store in St. Louis to carry Webster Wax's recently-released soaps! Available scents include orange blossom, teakwood, white rose, oud + birchwood, and lavender.

PJM Rhodendron

The PJM Rhodendron variety is the earliest blooming and most reliable rhodendron for the Midwest. Plant in groups for impressive visual impact, and ensure adequate drainage, compost, shielding from the afternoon sun, and consistent watering.

Rabbit
candy dishes

Spring has arrived and with it comes egg hunts, thoughts of rabbits, and, of course, candy! Skip the egg hunt and get straight to the candy with these fun, Easter-ready candy dishes. 

 

2019

May

Mandevilla

This tropical flowering vine is perfect for patio areas with bright, indirect sunlight. Be sure to transplant into well-draining soil with plenty of organic material for best results.

Hibiscus

Grow hibiscus in a container for tropical blooms on the patio in the summer. Hibiscus loves at least six hours of sunlight and daily watering in warm weather months. (Be sure to take this tropical plant inside long before winter!)

Gardenias

Although harder to grow, gardenias produce some of the most fragrant summer blooms. Plant gardenias in full sun to light shade with well-draining, slightly acidic soil to see this beautiful sub-tropical plant flourish!

Clematis

This beautiful flowering vine comes in several varieties and makes a perfect Mother's Day gift! Plant in full sun to light shade and make sure it has support for its climbing habit!

Peonies

Peonies are a garden classic with large, fragrant blooms that come in a variety of pinks, whites, and reds. Plant in an area with full sun, little wind, and further from other trees and shrubs that could compete with peonies' water supply.

Himalayan Maidenhair Fern

This fern has lacy foliage with black stems and fronds that emerge bright bronze- pink in early spring. Plant in light to dappled shade with well-draining soil.

New Guinea
Impatiens

New Guinea impatiens have long-blooming flowers with pointed, oblong leaves. They flourish in a full-sun environment and are a butterfly magnet!

Cone
Baskets

Maximize the vertical space on your patio with cone baskets that are perfect for annuals, greens, and trailing plants. They're a perfect addition to any summer-ready patio or porch.

Marigolds

Marigolds bloom brightly all summer long with gold, copper, and brass-colored carnation-like flowers. They love a full-sun environment and their blooms can withstand even the hottest summers.

Azaleas

These flowering shrubs are easy to care for and produce large colorful blooms in early or late spring, depending on the variety you choose. Some of our favorite varieties at Garden Heights are Bloom-a-thon azaleas, Girard series azaleas, ex-bury azaleas.

Hardy Bonsai Pumice stone planters

Hardy and reliable, Show Off Forsythia is an early spring bloomer, signaling spring in full swing! It's low maintenance but requires a full sun location for best results. 

Roses

It's finally time for roses! We have rose varieties for gardeners of all experience levels. Choose climbing roses for ornamental impact on your patio, shrub roses for the lowest maintenance, or drift roses for repeat blooms!

Hand blown glass decor

These hand blown glass garlands are a uniquely beautiful addition to any patio. String them along the edge of your pergola or deck for eye-catching color.

Spring
Accessories

We have a variety of hats, scarves, and other summer accessories available in our store! Stop by today to pick one up as a Mother's Day gift (or as a little gift to yourself)!

Bar
Multi-Tools

Why buy multiple tools when one does the trick? Pick from our variety of bar multi-tools make spring entertaining easy and ensure you have everything on hand to have a great time!

 

2019

june

Crotons

Crotons are versatile and beautifully multicolored. They're a perfect transitional plant that can survive inside or outside in areas of sun to shade. The most common variety, Croton Petra, has bright green leaves with red, yellow, or orange coloring depending on its maturity.

Allium millenium

Allium Millenium produces compact clumps of glossy green foliage with delicate rosy-purple flower clusters. Plant in a sunny spot, and they'll provide abundant cut flowers midsummer. A bonus! They're deer and rabbit resistant!

Jasmine

Jasmine plants have creamy white flowers with a delightful scent. They thrive in full sun and bloom all summer. If you're looking for a climber, Trachelospermum with dark green foliage and white star-shaped flowers is perfect for a patio, terrace, or entryway. The Duke of Tuscany is a beautiful bush variety, producing a double flower with a rich fragrance.

Astilbe

Astilbe produces tall, fluffy plumes above fern-like foliage. This herbaceous perennial prefers rich, well-drained soil in an an area with light shade and morning sun.

canna

With a myriad flower colors and variegated, colorful leaves, Canna is a great focal point for containers. Its flowers are commonly yellow, orange, red, pink, or white and stand out in stark contrast to its thick dark green, white, or even orange leaves! When not in a container, Canna is a great plant for wet areas and can even survive in standing water.

Garden
Phlox

Garden Phlox produces tall eye-catching blooms with sweetly fragrant flowers in midsummer. Best planted in full sun to light shade, Garden Phlox is perfect for borders, rock gardens, beds, and meadows.

lantana

Lantana produces masses of pink, yellow, magenta, red, or purple flowers! Lantana is a heat-loving annual, making it perfect for beds, borders, and containers. Plant in full sun and water more frequently in midsummer heat.

sun patiens

Sun Patiens thrive in full sun and grow to a height of 24 or 36 inches! Their white, rose, salmon, orange, lavender, or red flowers are eye-catching for use in beds or large containers! If using Sun Patiens in your garden beds, be sure to plant in an area with rich, well-drained soil and with moderate watering.

zinnias

Zinnias produce large, vibrant blooms on neat dwarf plants. Deer resistant, they're commonly used in beds, borders, and patio containers. Plant in full sun for colorful blooms all summer long.