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New For 2018!
 ›  New Speciality Annuals
 ›  New Perfect Planters
 ›  New Trio Mixes
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Perfect Planters
 ›  Grow Anywhere - Shade to Sun!
 ›  Shade to Part Sun (Morning Sun)
 ›  Part Sun to Sun (Afternoon Sun)
 ›  Sun Lovers! All Day Sun!
Trio Mixes for baskets & boxes
Plants by Name A-Z
 ›  Ageratum
 ›  Alternanthera
 ›  Angelonia
 ›  Argyranthemum
 ›  Bacopa
 ›  Begonia Varieties
 ›  Bidens
 ›  Boston Fern
 ›  Calibrachoa
 ›  Celosia
 ›  Coleus
 ›  Dichondra
 ›  Euphorbia
 ›  Geranium Varieties
 ›  Impatiens - Double
 ›  Impatiens - Sunpatiens
 ›  Lantana
 ›  Lobelia
 ›  Lophospermum
 ›  Lysmachia
 ›  Magilla Perilla
 ›  Ornamental Grass
 ›  Ornamental Pepper
 ›  Pentas
 ›  Petunia Varieties
 ›  Portulaca
 ›  Rudebeckia
 ›  Salvia
 ›  Scaevola
 ›  Sweet Potato Vine (Ipomoea)
 ›  Torenia
 ›  Verbena
 ›  Vinca Vines
Plants by Sun Exposure
 ›  Grow Anywhere - Shade to Sun!
 ›  Shade to Part Sun
 ›  Part Sun to Sun
 ›  Full Sun
Plants by Color
 ›  Red/Burgundy Tones
 ›  Pink/Rose Tones
 ›  Salmon/Coral/Orange Tones
 ›  Yellow/Gold Tones
 ›  Green Tones
 ›  Blue/Purple Tones
 ›  Black Tones
 ›  Silver Tones
 ›  White Tones
 ›  Bronze Brown Tones
Plants by Growth Habit
 ›  Upright
 ›  Mounding
 ›  Trailing
Self Cleaning Plants
 ›  Grow Anywhere! Shade to Sun
 ›  Shade to Part Sun
 ›  Part Sun to Sun
 ›  Sun Lovers
Attracts Hummingbirds
 ›  Grow Anywhere! Shade to Sun
 ›  Shade to Part Sun
 ›  Part Sun to Full Sun
 ›  Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
 ›  Grow Anywhere! Shade to Sun
 ›  Shade to Part Sun
 ›  Part Sun to Sun
 ›  Sun Lovers
Attracts Bees
Heat Tolerant Plants
 ›  Grow Anywhere! Shade to Sun
 ›  Shade to Part Sun
 ›  Part Sun to Sun
 ›  Sun Lovers
Drought Tolerant Plants
 ›  Grow Anywhere! Shade to Sun
 ›  Shade to Part Sun
 ›  Part Sun to Sun
 ›  Full Sun
Humidity Tolerant Plants
 ›  Grow Anywhere! Shade to Sun
 ›  Shade to Part Sun
 ›  Part Sun to Sun
 ›  Sun Lovers
WOW Factor
Easy to Grow
Easy to Maintain
Fragrant Plants
 ›  Grow anywhere! Shade to Sun
 ›  Shade to Part Sun
 ›  Sun to Part Sun
 ›  Sun Lovers!
Plants for cut or dried flowers
Deer Resistant Plants
 ›  Grow Anywhere! Shade to Sun
 ›  Shade to Part Sun
 ›  Part Sun to Sun
 ›  Sun Lovers!
Rabbit Resistant Plants
 ›  Grow Anywhere! Shade to Sun
 ›  Shade to Part Sun
 ›  Part Sun to Sun
 ›  Sun Lovers
Plants you can grow indoors
Our Own Soil & Fertilizer
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Begonia, Rise Up  Coral Reef Begonia, Rise Up Coral Reef
$6.00 per 4" pot OR 3 of the same color for $5.50
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Begonia, Rise Up Salmon Chiffon
$6.00 per 4" pot OR 3 of the same color for $5.50
Home>About Our Plants
 
About Our Plants
Garden Ready Plants!
We do the growing for you!

    Your Success is Our Goal 


Selected and Grown For Success!
Our proven specialty annuals are selected for distinctly superior qualities including garden performance, disease resistance, vigor, and heat tolerance making your containers, landscapes and gardens easier to grow.
 
All of our plants are grown and shipped in large 4 inch pots.  (About the size of a coffee mug.)  This large size ensure a large well established root system and is the perfect size for putting together containers and landscape beds. 
 
The garden ready plants are generally shipped in bud and are ready to be transplanted when you receive them.  Please note that the plants are being shipped from a warm humid greenhouse to your home.  The plants would benefit with a rest under a shady tree for a couple of days after unpacking while they get used to their new environment.
 
Our annuals offer bold, consistent color and blossoms throughout the season from planting until frost perfect for all those garden locations where you want COLOR all season long.  While all our plants are considered annuals some may last year-round in frost-free areas. 
 
With each order you will receive detailed growing instructions including information about soil preparation, planting, watering, and fertilizing.
 
 
Designed for Success
We know quality plants are not enough to make your containers and landscapes successful, you may also need to know what plants will work well together. In that regard, we have put together two programs to make your gardens successful. 

Mischel's Perfect Planter Designer Combinations  These expertly designed mixes of 3 plants complement each other for sun exposure requirements, color, texture, shape and vigor eliminating the guess work about what plants grow well together. 
 
Trio Mixes are the fastest and easiest way to grow blended containers.  These mixes contain three different flowers rooted together in one pot which produce beautiful mounding/trailing baskets and boxes.  The plants uniquely fused roots growing together in one large 4" pots provide you with plants that grow quickly and all mix together in your baskets and boxes.
 
If you are looking for height in your containers along with your Trio Mixes containers you can add an upright plant or two from our individual upright plants to your Trio Mixes!

Environmental Success
We are certified by the Michigan Agricultural Environmental Assurance Program.  We only use recyclable pots and our growing practices are bee friendly.
 
 
Plant Information
We are dedicated to providing you with all the information you need to have success with our flowers in your garden areas.  Every plant is organized by sun requirement, growth habit and color making it easy to select the ideal plants.  All plants are clearly labeled with by variety, height, growth habit, spread or trail length, bloom size, color, sun exposure and heat tolerance.   In addition each plant is labeled with symbols that identify attributes that will help you achieve garden success. 
 
Our plant attribute symbols are as follows:
 
   Heat Lover               Attracts Butterflies            Fragrant               Self Cleaning 
 
 Tolerates humidity   Attracts Hummingbirds              Can grow indoors     Deer Resistant
                                                                                                    
   Tolerates drought       Cut Flower          Rabbit Resistant
   
 Care and Maintanance
With each order you will receive detailed growing instructions including information about soil preparation, planting, watering, and fertilizing.

 
Mischels Greenhouses Ltd Guarantee
You can expect outstanding performance with superior annuals from Mischel's Greenhouses. Established in 1985 we are a family-owned wholesale and mail-order greenhouse located in northern lower Michigan. We take your order and our plants seriously, that is why they are guaranteed. 
 
 

 


 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Our Plants Are Shipped Ready To Bloom
While many mail-order companies provide seeds and bare root stock, we provide you with garden-ready live mature annual plants in large 4 inch pots.  These plants are well rooted and ready to be planted directly into your containers, landscape or garden beds.  The size of the plants you recive from us is comparable to what you would probably find at a quality garden center.  The height of the plants you will recive depends upon the type of plant you order ranging from 4 inches to 9 inches with the upright growing plants the tallest while the trailing plants are the shortest.   
 
These large 4 inch pots have already developed large root systems and are ideal size for planting immediately upon receiving.  Most of the plants are shipped in bud and should be in bloom within a few weeks after planting.                                             
 
Thank you for stopping in to look at our products, we hope you enjoyed your visit and wish you a happy growing season!
 
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Garden Zone and Shipping Schedule Map

Garden Zones 10/9  March 26-30  
Garden Zone 8b  April 2 - 6
Garden Zone 8a  April  9 - 13
Garden Zone 7b  April 16 - 20
Garden Zone 7a  April 23 - 27
Garden Zone 6b  April 30 - May 4
Garden Zone 6a  May 7 - 11
Garden Zone 5b  May 14 - 18
Garden Zone 5a  May 21 - 25
Garden Zone 4/3 May 29-June 1