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Patio & Garden Orchids added to Hort Couture collection

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The new orchids thrive in heat and direct sunlight.

| October 21, 2009

Hort Couture is proud to announce the addition the Patio & Garden Orchids to its Tres Chic Tropical Collection.
 
This program represents a revolutionary genetic offering from Hort Couture. These orchids love the heat, direct sun and humidity. This makes them a great addition not only to the tropical landscape but more importantly to the mix container for the patio or deck.
 
The breeding program for this Hort Couture program will bring great improvements to this group of plants. New colors with larger flowers and better foliage will soon follow. 
 
Patio & Garden Orchids are the latest addition to the garden retailers mixed container palette in years. Think of these orchids as a "sophisticated geranium." These are heat and sun tolerant plants that will thrive in mixed containers all summer and add an element of elegance to any annual program or mixed container.
 
 
A few particulars on the PATIO & GARDEN ORCHIDS:
 
Hardiness: Zone 9-10
Size: 18-24” (Banana Daiquiri is the tallest)
Exposure: Full to part sun.
Varieties: Sweet Sangria (Purple), Mai Tai (Lavender), Pina Colada (White), Banana Daiquiri (Yellow), Tequila Sunrise (Purple & light Yellow), Cosmopolitan Mix (Purple flowers with white and light yellow banding, changes as flowers age)
Uses: Pots, Planters for all summer color in combination with flowering and accent annuals. Excellent landscape component in  
Zones 9-10. Excellent gift items for Mothers Day. Use this as a thriller or filler for mixed containers.
Accent Plants: Ipomoea, Lantana, Coleus, Musa, Alocasia, Colocasia, Cordyline, Alternanthera, Verbena.
 
For information on any of the other exciting new plants and programs from HORT COUTURE, please call 866.955.HORT or visit www.hortcoutureplants.com.

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