2015 FFA Plant Sale starts Wednesday

DDHS FFA Plant SaleATTENTION GREEN THUMBS: The Delavan-Darien High School FFA plant sale starts this week and wraps up May 15.

Hours are:

  • 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, May 6-8;
  • 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 9;
  • 3-5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, May 14-15.

The FFA has been keeping the DDHS greenhouse full of hanging baskets and combo pots. New this year is a limited supply of specialty “tomtatoes.” With these grafted potato/tomato hybrids, you’ll get potatoes on the bottom and cherry tomatoes on the top.

There is also a great selection of potted plants and hanging baskets.

“Our petunia and dragon wing hanging baskets look really good,” FFA advisor Marty Speth said. “The Cheesecake and Black Satin petunias are very nice and will sell out quickly. The coleus is very nice and there are 10 varieties. Several varieties of dahlia, including Eye Candy and Hypnotica Tropical Breeze, look really good, too.”

Back this year, are the 12-inch “Welcome” and “American” sign planters. Those will sell quickly, Speth said.

For vegetable gardeners, there are lots of various tomatoes, assorted other veggies and herbs.

Proceeds from the plant sale support the DDHS FFA Chapter. The sale is open to the public. Parking for the DDHS greenhouse is available through the school’s staff parking lot entrance on Highway 11.

2015 Delavan-Darien FFA Plant Sale List

$3.50 per pot, 10 or more $3.00, $2 per 4- pack, flat of 4-packs for $20

Welcome and American Flag 12-inch Planters, $14

New this year

  • “Tomtatoes” — Cherry tomatoes on top and potatoes on the bottom!

Favorites back from last year

  • Candy Corn Vine and Begonia Dragon Wing Red
  • Curly Worley
  • Potato Vine in 3 varieties

Old Favorites

  • Begonia Hiemalis — “Barkos” (red dbl),
  • Impatiens Wall — Formula Mix, Sunpatiens Red and White, NG Sonic Orange
  • Geranium — Pelargonium Hort Rocky Mountain White, Patriot Salmon Chic, Patriot Soft Pink, Calliope Dark Red
  • Vinca — Common Vinca Vine
  • Dracaena Indivisa — Spike, Cordyline
  • Vinca Major — “Wojo’s JEM”
  • Dahlia —“Hypnotica Tropical Breeze” new
  • Coleus — “Big Red Judy,” “Freckles,” “Kingwood Torch,” “Merlin’s Magic,” “Kong Mosaic.” “Snazzy” “Rustic Orange Improved” “Dark Star” “Keystone Kopper” “Pink Chaos” “Lime Time”
  • Begonia Semp — “Ambassador Scarlet,” “Ambassador White” (4-packs)
  • Marigolds — Multiple varieties (4- packs)
  • Snapdragon — Montego Mix
  • Euphorbia — “Diamond Frost” “Diamond Delight”
  • Impatiens — “NG Sonic Orange,” “Sonic Sweet Cherry”
  • Sunpatiens – “Vig Red” “ Vig White”
  • Petunias – “Dreams White” “Dreams Red” “Cherry Cheesecake” “Black Satin” ”Pulse” “Johnny Flame” “Orange Flash”
  • Ipomoea “Illusion Garnet Lace” “Margarite” “Mardi Gras”

 

Hanging Baskets

$15, 2 for $25, 4 or more $11 each

  • Begonia Bolienviensis — “Dragon Wing Red” “Bonfire”
  • Petunia Whispers Star Rose

 

Vegetables and Herbs

$1.50 per 3 in pot, flat of 18 $22, $2 per 4 pak, $18 per flat, 6 in pots $3

  • Tomatoes – Round Type — Big Beef, Sun Sugar, Supersweet 100VFH, Big Boy, Rutgers, Early Girl, Beefsteak, Lemon Boy (yellow), Campbells CXD33
  • Tomatoes – Roma Type —La Roma, Amish Paste, Roma, Super Italia Paste, Miroma, Margherita, Super Marzano, Opalka,
  • Tomatoes – Other — Yellow Pear, Sweet Million
  • Peppers — Bell Boy, Big Bertha,
  • Others —Broccoli, Cauliflower (Amazing), Brussels Sprouts, Egg Plant, Kohlrabi, Melons, Zucchini, Cucumbers

 

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