Allen County 4-H Clubs to hold plant sale fundraiser

Gerbera daisy. (Photo courtesy of Wikimedai)

Allen County 4-H Clubs is taking orders for its annual plant sale fundraiser.

New this year will be 11-inch Premium Combo Hanging Baskets with Petunias and Verbena. Color choices are orange, pink, purple or red-white-and-blue. Cost will be $16 each.

It also is selling Patio Planters in 13½-inch pots that come in either a Red Geranium Patio Planter that includes a geranium, spike and vinca vine or a Confetti Patio Planter that includes lobelia, petunia and verbena. Cost is $20 each.

Also for sale are 4-inch potted geranium for $1 each; 4-inch potted Big Boy Tomato and Sweet Green Bell pepper plants for $1 each; 5-inch potted gerbera daisies for $5 each and 10-inch hanging baskets for $14 each.

The 4-inch geraniums are offered in red, salmon, white, pink and fuchsia. Gerbera daisies come in assorted bright colors. Hanging basket options include Boston Fern, Purple Wave Petunia, Pink Wave Petunia, Red Geranium, Salmon Geranium, Red New Guinea Impatiens and Salmon New Guinea Impatiens.

Orders must be placed and payment received by March 31 or while supplies last.

The pickup location will be the Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road in the Lions Club Barn. Pickup will be 5-8 p.m. May 10 or 9 a.m.-noon May 11.

No refunds for orders not picked up. Orders not picked up will be available for resale.

For order forms and for additional information call the Purdue Extension Office, Allen County at 481-6826 or visit our website at www.extension.purdue.edu/allen to download an order form.

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