What's your favorite Summer Annual Flower?

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by TurfPro, Mar 21, 2003.

  1. TurfPro

    TurfPro LawnSite Member
    Messages: 232

    Well, it's getting that time of year again,,time to think about Summer Annual Flowers for your high-end contracts.......at least for me anyway. I'm in Zone 7/8 and have several accounts that are flower crazy,,unfortunatey for me I'm not a Flower guru (like most of the Ladies at the jobsites).
    I'd like to stick with something that is Low,Low,Low maintenance and gives a nice burst of color all summer,,,or at least most of it.
    What do you all prefer?

    Thanks in advance
  2. robert payer

    robert payer LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 282

    Begonias by far!
  3. greenman

    greenman LawnSite Addict
    Messages: 1,405

    Impatiens for me!
  4. hoffmanlandscaping

    hoffmanlandscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 68

    Wave petunias!
  5. Evan528

    Evan528 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,144

    Wave petunias for me also. Beautiful and full of color! Best thing...once there establish they require very little water.
  6. ConPro

    ConPro LawnSite Member
    Messages: 116

    I like to take a digital photo, measure the bed, sun or shade?, find out what the customer likes and how much they'll spend. Bring that to my supplier, let them figure it out. They know way more than me. I try and get $1 per flower unless it's more than a dollar. Then I charge 2 1/2 what it is.
  7. JB1

    JB1 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,904

    purple waves by far.
  8. KCLandscape

    KCLandscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 524

    Love the waves, anyone have new varities this season?
    Colors etc...
  9. JB1

    JB1 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,904

    this is a shot of purple waves we did at a home, they turned out great.
  10. JB1

    JB1 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,904

    oops the picture.

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