‘Million Suns’ sanvitalia
Introduced by Benary, a wholesaler; available at garden centers
Sanvitalia is a compact annual flower that produces an abundance of tiny yellow daisies in full sun and heat.
“Pretty yellow-flowered groundcover that bloomed nonstop. There was absolutely no need to deadhead. That’s my kind of plant!” —Barbara Miller, Boulder, Colorado
‘Kumi Kumi’ squash
Source: Nichols Garden Nursery
“Awesome! They looked great hanging on the vine, and when we put them out for Halloween, we got many comments about the ‘cool pumpkins.’” —Nan Sterman, Encinitas, California