BRED BY AB-CULTIVARS
How long has it been on the market?
First in the series became available in 2017 with more arriving each year
12-15” tall, 12-15” wide
The SmileyZ marketing campaign, Take home a Smile, is fun-filled and clever. Plants Nouveau plans to use emoji-themed tags to help boost sales to children and younger clients.
Hardy to Zones 7-9
The SmileyZ series offers a range from traditional black-eyed Susan to more exotic rusty red petals with copper tips and dark chocolate cones.
Take one (or many) SmileyZ home in the spring to use as fillers or bedding plants, or buy some in mid-summer to spruce up empty spots and make gloriously happy containers for any spot.
With its upright habit of growth, it is best suited for use as a ‘thriller’ in the ‘spiller-thriller-filler’ container combination. Plant it near the center of the pot, surrounded by smaller plants and those that spill over the edges.
Consumer care requirements
When growing plants in outdoor containers and baskets, they may require more frequent waterings than they would in the yard or garden.