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  1. Week 7Bedding Plants Hort I

  2. Ageratum mexicanum • Common Name: Ageratum • Annual • Blooms late spring to early fall • Height: 12-18 in • Width: 6-9 in • Full to partial sun

  3. Bloom colors are mainly blue/purple • Propagated from seeds

  4. Begonia X semperflorens-cultorum • Common Name: Wax Begonia • Family: Begoniaceae • Native: Brazil

  5. Life Cycle: Annual • Growth Habit: Bedding Plant • Leaf Arrangement: Alternate • Leaf Shape: Ovate • Leaf Margin: Serrated & hairy • Vein Pattern: Pinnate • Type: Simple

  6. Flower: Raceme Shape Pink, red, or white (Summer-Autumn) • Root: Fibrous • Environment: Sun-Shade • Growth: Rapid

  7. Coleus x hybridus • Common name: Coleus • Category:AnnualsTropicals and Tender Perennials

  8. Height:12-18 in. (30-45 cm)18-24 in. (45-60 cm) • Foliage:Grown for foliageHerbaceous

  9. Bloom Color:Light BlueInconspicuous/none • Bloom Time:Mid SummerLate Summer/Early Fall

  10. Other details:This plant is suitable for growing indoorsAverage Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwaterSuitable for growing in containers • Propagation Methods:From leaf cuttingsFrom herbaceous stem cuttingsFrom seed; sow indoors before last frost

  11. Impatiens • Common Name: Impatiens • Family: Balaminaceae • Native: Zanzibar

  12. Life Cycle: Annual • Growth Habit: Bedding plant • Leaf Arrangement: Opposite • Leaf Shape: Elliptical • Lear Margin: Crenate • Vein Pattern: Pinnate • Type: Simple

  13. Flower Shape: Single & Double • Flower Color: Pink & White • Environment: Sun-Shade • Growth: Medium

  14. DESCRIPTION • Succulent stem • Flower has a spur • ‘New Guinea Hybrids’

  15. PELARGONIUM X HORTORUM • Pell – ar – GO – nee – um hor – TOR – um • Common Name: Geranium • Family: Geraniaceae • Native: South America

  16. Life Cycle: Annual • (can over winter) • Growth Habit: Bedding plant • Leaf Arrangement: Alternate • Leaf Shape: Cordate • Vein Pattern: Palmate • Simple

  17. FLOWER • An umbel • Red, white, salmon, pink

  18. Stem Shape: Round • Stem Modification: Succulent • Growth: Rapid • Root: Fibrous • Light Exposure: Sun • Pelargonium: Cranes Bill • Known as: Grandma Plant • *Smell the leaves

  19. DESCRIPTION • Zonals - have dark colored band in leaf if in the sun • Many cultivars

  20. Pelargonium peltatum • Common Name:Ivy Leaf Geranium • Family: Geraniaceae

  21. Life Cycle: Annual • Growth Habit: Vine • Leaf Arrangement: Alternate • Leaf Shape: Star Shape • Leaf Margin: Entire/Lobed • Vein Pattern: Pinnate • Simple

  22. Flower Color: White, pink, red, and shades thereof • Flower Shape: Umbel • Root: Fibruous • Environment: Sun to part shade • Growth: Rapid • Zones: 9

  23. DESCRIPTION • A trailing geranium, peltate leaves, 5 angled or lobed, sometimes zoned with red; ivy shaped