Louisiana super plant

LSU AgCenter

The Evolution Salvia is a cultivar of Mealycup Sage and it's been named a Louisiana Super Plant selection for spring of 2016.

It comes in two colors. Mealycup Sage is a native wildflower of Texas and it's well adapted to long hot summer weather. Evolution Salvia was chosen as a Super Plant selection because of the intense color of its flower spikes as well as excellent performance in trials at the Hammond research station.


Flashy Grass

Apr 25, 2015
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The LSU AgCenter has named Fireworks purple fountain grass a Louisiana Super Plant selection for Spring 2015. And wow, are you going to be impressed by the colorful foliage of this ornamental grass.


Mesa Bicolor gaillardia
Allen Owings / LSU AgCenter

Mesa series gaillardias have proven themselves as superior choices for Louisiana gardeners.

The large three-inch daisy flowers are produced in amazing abundance through an exceptionally long blooming season.


Kauai Rose torenia
Ball Horticulture

Named for the island in Hawaii and native to the forest of tropical Southeast Asia, the Kauai series torenia thrives in the Louisiana summer.