Plant for the Earth with Proven Winners®
In honor of Earth Day, you can do your part and start planting! Proven Winners® plants are award-winning options for a successful garden! Proven Winners® produces quality options perfect for supporting sustainability and to help our beneficial pollinators. Learn how to plant for the Earth with plants from Proven Winners®!
PLANT FOR SUSTAINABILITY
Our world is constantly showing signs of wear and tear which encourages us to change and help keep our Earth green. Growing edibles for sustainability reduces our carbon footprint, creates healthier eating habits, and can lead to a healthier life.
Start growing fresh tomatoes, peppers, and the most amazing basil you will ever see! The Proven Harvest® collection from Proven Winners® is a gift that keeps on giving!
Fire Away® Hot and Heavy Hot Peppers
Fire Away® Hot and Heavy Hot Peppers are the perfect peppers for your vegetable garden. The fruit sets and matures quickly once ripe. The peppers have quite a spicy kick, equal to a mild jalapeno. It is heat tolerant and requires full sunlight to thrive. Use a trellis to help maintain upright growth.
The peppers will be ready to harvest when they show good color and are fully ripe when they are solid red. Fire Away® Hot and Heavy Hot Peppers will thrive throughout the summer months and can be harvested until the first frost.
Amazel Basil® is truly amazing. This hefty basil can grow to be about 20-36 inches tall and should reach its full size in 4 to 6 weeks. It is the first Italian sweet basil that is resistant to downy mildew which makes it a perfect herb to grow.
This large and vigorous basil produces a higher yield of tasty, aromatic leaves. The more you harvest, the more it grows! Perfect in full sun locations, Amazel Basil® is heat tolerant. Add to your favorite Italian recipes for delicious and fragrant flavor.
Berried Treasure® Red Strawberries
Just like finding treasure, this plant is double the delight. You can enjoy flowers and fruit with Berried Treasure® Red Strawberries. It is highly ornamental and produces extremely tasty fruits. The semi-double blooms are gorgeous pops of color and has sweet strawberries that you can enjoy all summer long.
The continuous blooms will rebloom and produce berries until the first frost. It requires full sunlight and evenly moist soils to thrive.
Tempting Tomatoes® Goodhearted®
Create your own edible patio garden with Tempting Tomatoes® Goodhearted®. This compact, cherry tomato plant is perfect for growing in containers and produces lots of heart-shaped tomatoes. It thrives in the heat and humidity of our Texas climate and has good disease resistance too.
Known for its ornamental qualities and tasty fruits, this variety will produce tomatoes throughout the summer. Consistent watering is important tot keep your plant in a high yielding mode.
PLANT FOR BENEFICIAL POLLINATORS
Pollinators are vital to sustaining our world. These hard-working creatures are responsible for pollinating most of our world’s flowers and crops. They sustain our ecosystems and produce natural resources by helping plants reproduce.
Pollinating animals carry pollen from plant to plant transferring crucial material to the reproductive system of most flowering plants. These provide us countless fruits, berries, vegetables, and nuts. They are also responsible for half of the world’s oils, they can prevent soil erosion, and help remove carbon dioxide from the air.
Supertunia® Petunias are award-winning petunias with vigorous growth. They are perfect “Filler” or “Spiller” plants for your container gardens with their slightly mounded habit. Supertunias® are ideal for landscapes and creating full flowerbeds. They need partial sunlight to thrive and are drought and heat tolerant.
Supertunia® Petunias come in a variety of colors such as Supertunia® Bordeaux™ and Supertunia Vista® Bubblegum®. They are long blooming and are a great choice for attracting pollinators in your yard like butterflies and hummingbirds.
Luscious® Berry Blend™ Lantana
Voted most likely to thrive, Luscious® Berry Blend™ Lantana is a tough plant, even in our Texas climage. It is heat tolerant and drought tolerant. They thrive on neglect and uses little to no supplemental water in your landscape.
Lantana is great in containers and requires full sunlight to thrive. A beautiful pollinator, Luscious® Berry Blend™ Lantana attracts birds, butterflies, and hummingbirds to your garden or patio.
Superbena® Verbenas produce clusters of beautiful blooms. They are vigorous growers with a mounded habit. Ideal for partial to full sunlight, Superbena® Verbenas are great for container gardens and flowerbeds. They are heat tolerant, drought tolerant, and long blooming. Plus, they are self-cleaning, so no deadheading is necessary.
Superbena® Verbena plants will bloom from planting time to the first hard frost. They are available in a variety of colors such as – Peachy Keen and Red. These plants also attract beneficial pollinators like butterflies to your garden.
Superbells® Calibrachoa contain abundant, small petunia-like flowers all season long. With cascading growth, the flower size is large for a Calibrachoa. Low-maintenance and heat tolerant, these beauties can thrive in container gardens and in flowerbeds.
When planting, Superbells® Calibrachoa does not like constantly damp soil. When planting in flowerbeds, be sure to use Calloway’s Premium Flowerbed Garden Soil as these plants will only thrive in-ground with well-draining soil.
These plants come in several varieties including Grape Punch™, Tangerine Punch™, and Doublette Love Swept™. Doublette Love Swept™ produces double petunia-like blooms in a gorgeous pink color with a white rim on each dainty petal.
Superbells® Calibrachoa plants are a colorful choice for attracting beneficial pollinators including hummingbirds to your landscape!
GO GREEN WITH FOLIAGE
Are you looking for low-maintenance foliage, ideal for the sun or the shade? Revel in the beauty of plants like Lemon Coral® Sedum known for its bright color and spikey texture.
Perfect for containers, the ColorBlaze® Wicked Witch™ Coleus can be planted in sun to shade and can be adaptable as a houseplant.
Explore our selections of Proven Winners® plants, in store now and start growing for the Earth.
*Please note, varieties available may vary by location.
SHOP FOR PLANTS WITH EASE
At Calloway’s and Cornelius, we have convenient ways to shop for your garden! To best serve you, shop our open-air stores or shop online for Curbside Pickup or delivery!
Stop by today and explore the beauty of spring! Have questions? Ask our Texas Certified Nursery Professionals; they are here to help!