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Proven Winners® Plants—Beautiful beds, pots and containers start here

Proven Winners plants are preferred by both new and experienced gardeners because a better garden starts with a better plant.  Proven Winners are top performers—healthy, disease-resistant, and easy to grow producing long-lasting color with wow power.

Proven Winners annuals, perennials and shrubs are selected from the best in the world.  Our horticulturists travel the globe sourcing superior plants that are trialed and tested in Michigan, New Hampshire, California, Florida, Germany, and Japan.

The plants that make our final cut are chosen for their all-season color and bountiful blooms, resistance to disease and insects, and tolerance for heat and humidity.  This rigorous selection process takes 2 to 3 years to assure Proven Winners plants perform better while using fewer chemicals.  Reduced chemical usage benefits both your gardening budget and the environment.

As much as we love plants, we also love helping the people who grow them--gardeners like you.  Our job is to make it easy to grow, maintain, and enjoy gorgeous garden beds and containers filled with proven plants.  To help you, we offer a broad selection of top-performers along with green thumb tips and articles filled with expert advice. 

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Gardening isn’t just for folks who have large yards. Some of the most creative and beautiful gardens are made in small spaces, where choices are deliberate and plants offer more than just one thing. Others are made with only containers, able to be moved around and regrouped to make the display more dynamic depending on the season. That’s why we’ve put together this list of 10 shrubs that are beautiful or native or tough or have three season interest, and they’re all perfectly sized for containers or small gardens!

Looking for just the right plant to fit in that narrow space along your front walkway or unique plants to tuck into a retaining wall? Find those and many more in this pictorial guide to plants for tight spaces.

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