Make gardening easier with Proven Winners plants. PW are known for their high-quality, high-performing plants. Their team of professional horticulturists chooses only the best plants to become Proven Winners. Plants are carefully bred, evaluated and selected in a process taking 2-3 years before they are deemed worthy of the Proven Winners brand.

You know you are receiving high quality and healthy plants when you choose Proven Winners. Each plant Proven Winners introduces has a distinct improvement. They may have brighter flowers, have longer lasting blooms, more disease resistance or they might be smaller to fit better into your garden. Furthermore, plants are screened for disease and viral organisms before they are shipped out.

Some of our favorite Proven Winners plants are the Limelight Hydrangea, Blue Chip Butterfly Bush, Chardonnay Pearls Deutzia, Wine & Roses Weigela and Summer Wine Ninebark.


Limelight Hydrangea

Limelight Hydrangea blooms mid-summer on stunning, bright chartreuse, cone-shaped blooms which turn a deep pink come fall. Limelight hydrangeas tolerate drought better than hydrangea macrophylla and require little maintenance. They look great in bouquets as fresh or dried arrangements. Plant Limelight hydrangeas in full sun to part shade. Grows 72-96” high and wide.



Lo & Behold ‘Blue Chip’ Butterfly Bush

Bluish-purple stocks of flowers bloom mid-summer to frost while attracting butterflies and hummingbirds to your garden! They are low maintenance and require little to no dead-heading. Blue Chip is a miniature butterfly bush growing 24-30” high and wide. As an added bonus, this stunning plant is deer resistant. Plant in full sun for best results.


Chardonnay Pearls Deutzia

Bright yellow foliage and numerous pearl-like buds make this shrub a standout! It is a compact, smaller shrub, growing 20-36” high and wide. Plant this low maintenance shrub in part sun to full sun for best results. Deer resistant.




Wine & Roses Weigela

Wine & Roses Weigela has rich, dark purple foliage with beautifully contrasting rosy-pink trumpet-like flowers. Wine & Roses blooms in spring and re-blooms throughout the summer. This beautiful plant is low maintenance and as a bonus will attract butterflies and hummingbirds to your yard. Will grow 48-60” high and wide in full sun. Deer resistant.



Summer Wine Ninebark

Summer Wine has beautiful dark purple foliage on its arching branches which are adorned with white, button-like flowers blooming in early June. Summer Wine is low maintenance and is a tough, adaptable plant. It will grow 60-72” high and wide in full sun.



With Proven Winners plants, anyone can grow a beautiful garden! We are proud to carry Proven Winners plants at the Knapp Valley Garden Center.