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Dropped Plants & Recommended Substitutions

In an effort to continuously improve the line of plants offered, Four Star has dropped these varieties from our product listing. To help you choose a replacement, we offer the recommended substitutions for each variety. This list has been updated for 2019.

Search for your favorite plants in our plant database by clicking here. Not all substitution plants are in the plant database at this time.

Annuals

Bracteantha Sundaze® Golden Beauty® Chrysocephalum Flambé® Yellow
Caladium Artful® Fire and Ice® Hypoestes Hippo® Pink
Caladium Artful® Heartfire® Hypoestes Hippo® Red
Calibrachoa Superbells® Apricot Punch™ Calibrachoa Superbells® Tangerine Punch™
Calibrachoa Superbells® Blackberry Punch™ Calibrachoa Superbells® Grape Punch™
Calibrachoa Superbells® Cherry Blossom Calibrachoa Superbells® Morning Star™
Calibrachoa Superbells® Garden Rose Calibrachoa Superbells® Pink
Calibrachoa Superbells® Spicy Calibrachoa Superbells® Tangerine Punch™
Colocasia Royal Hawaiian® ‘Black Coral’ Colocasia Heart of the Jungle
Dahlia Dalina® Grande Bonita Dahlia Dalina® Grande Cadena
Dahlia Dalina® Grande Salinas Dahlia Dalina® Grande Cozumel
Dahlia Dalina® Grande Tampico Dahlia Dalina® Grande Merida
Dahlia Dalina® Midi Tuvalu Dahlia Dalina® Midi Malta
Diascia Flirtation® Glacier White Nemesia Sunsatia® Coconut
Diascia Flirtation® Orange Nemesia Sunsatia® Blood Orange™
Diascia Flirtation® Pink Nemesia Opal Innocence®
Gerbera EZdazy™ Big Claret Dahlia Dalina® Grande Topia
Gerbera Hello! Magentamen Dahlia Dahlightful® Crushed Crimson
Gerbera Hello! Miss Scarlet Dahlia Dahlightful® Sultry Scarlet
Gerbera Hello! Pumpkin Dahlia Dahlightful® Georgia Peach
Gerbera Hello! Sunshine Dahlia Dahlightful® Tupelo Honey
Impatiens Rockapulco® Dark Orange Impatiens Rockapulco® Red
Ipomoea ‘Sweet Caroline Bronze’ Ipomoea ‘Sweet Caroline Red’
New Guinea Impatiens Ruffles™ Fuchsia Rose New Guinea Impatiens Infinity® Blushing Lilac
New Guinea Impatiens Ruffles™ Lavender New Guinea Impatiens Infinity® Lavender
New Guinea Impatiens Ruffles™ Peach New Guinea Impatiens Infinity® Orange Frost
New Guinea Impatiens Ruffles™ Red  New Guinea Impatiens Infinity® Red
Oenothera Lemon Drop® Chrysocephalum Flambé® Yellow
Osteospermum Soprano® Light Purple Osteospermum Bright Lights™ Pink or Soprano® Purple 
Pansiola (Viola) Anytime® Dove Osteospermum Soprano® White
Pansiola (Viola) Anytime® Iris Osteospermum Soprano® Purple
Pansiola (Viola) Anytime® Plum Good™ Osteospermum Soprano® Purple
Pansiola (Viola) Anytime® Sugarplum™ Osteospermum Soprano® Purple
Pansiola (Viola) Anytime® Sunlight Osteospermum Bright Lights™ Yellow
Petunia Supertunia® Mini White Petunia Supertunia® White Charm
Petunia Supertunia® Picasso In Blue® Petunia Supertunia® Picasso In Purple®
Petunia Supertunia® Picasso In Pink® Petunia Supertunia® Picasso In Purple®
Petunia Supertunia® Pretty Much Picasso®  Petunia Supertunia® Picasso In Purple®
Salvia Ablazin’® Purple Salvia Rockin’® Deep Purple
Salvia Ablazin’® Tabasco Salvia Rockin’® Fuchsia
Scaevola New Wonder® Scaevola Whirlwind® Blue
Scaevola Pink Wonder® Scaevola Whirlwind® Pink
Solenostemon ColorBlaze® Keystone Kopper® Solenostemon ColorBlaze® Sedona Sunset™
Solenostemon ColorBlaze® Kingswood Torch Solenostemon ColorBlaze® Torchlight™
Solenostemon ColorBlaze® Marooned®  Solenostemon ColorBlaze® Rediculous™
Solenostemon ColorBlaze® Royale Glissade® Solenostemon ColorBlaze® Dipt In Wine
Solenostemon ColorBlaze® ‘Sedona’ Solenostemon ColorBlaze® Sedona Sunset™
Solenostemon Gays Delight Solenostemon ColorBlaze® Golden Dreams™
Solenostemon Religious Radish Solenostemon ColorBlaze® Velveteen®
Verbena Superbena® Burgundy Verbena Superbena® Royale Plum Wine
Verbena Superbena® Royale Red Verbena Superbena® Red
Verbena Superbena® Royale Whitecap  Verbena Superbena® Whiteout™
Verbena Tukana® Raspberry Verbena Superbena® Raspberry
Verbena Tukana® Scarlet Verbena Superbena® Red
Verbena Tukana® Scarlet Star Verbena Superbena® Scarlet Star
Vinca (Catharanthus) Cora® Cascade Magenta Vinca (Catharanthus) Cora® Cascade Violet
Vinca (Catharanthus) Cora® Cascade Peach Blush Vinca (Catharanthus) Cora® Cascade Polka Dot
Vinca (Catharanthus) Cora® Cascade Strawberry Vinca (Catharanthus) Cora® Cascade Shell Pink

 

Perennials

Amsonia ‘Storm Cloud’ Lavandula Sweet Romance® 
Aruncus ‘Chantilly Lace’ Leucanthemum Amazing Daisies® Daisy May®
Baptisia Decadence® ‘Blueberry Sundae’ Salvia Color Spires® ‘Indiglo Girl’
Baptisia Decadence® ‘Cherries Jubilee’ Kniphofia Pyromania™ ‘Rocket’s Red Glare’
Baptisia Decadence® ‘Dutch Chocolate’ Salvia Color Spires® ‘Indiglo Girl’
Baptisia Decadence® ‘Lemon Meringue’ Kniphofia Pyromania™ ‘Solar Flare’
Baptisia Decadence® ‘Sparkling Sapphires’ Salvia Color Spires® ‘Indiglo Girl’
Baptisia Decadence® ‘Vanilla Cream’ Gypsophila Festival Star™ or Leucanthemum Amazing Daisies® ‘Banana Cream’
Baptisia Decadence® Deluxe ‘Pink Lemonade’ Phlox ‘Cloudburst’
Baptisia Decadence® Deluxe ‘Pink Truffles’ Phlox ‘Cloudburst’
Clematis ‘Stand By Me’ Clematis Happy Jack® Purple
Dianthus Fruit Punch® ‘Black Cherry Frost’ Dianthus Fruit Punch® ‘Cherry Vanilla’
Dianthus Fruit Punch® ‘Classic Coral’ Dianthus Fruit Punch® ‘Spiked Punch’
Dianthus Fruit Punch® ‘Cranberry Cocktail’ Dianthus Fruit Punch® ‘Maraschino’
Dianthus Fruit Punch® ‘Raspberry Ruffles’ Dianthus Fruit Punch® ‘Spiked Punch’
Dianthus Fruit Punch® ‘Sweetie Pie’ Dianthus Fruit Punch® ‘Spiked Punch’
Dianthus ‘Paint the Town Fuchsia’ Dianthus Fruit Punch® ‘Spiked Punch’
Dianthus ‘Paint the Town Magenta’ Dianthus Fruit Punch® ‘Spiked Punch’
Heliopsis Tuscan Gold™ Leucanthemum Amazing Daisies® ‘Banana Cream’
Heliopsis ‘Tuscan Sun’ Leucanthemum Amazing Daisies® ‘Banana Cream’
Hemerocallis Rainbow Rhythm® ‘Going Bananas’ Leucanthemum Amazing Daisies® ‘Banana Cream’
Hemerocallis Rainbow Rhythm® Nosferatu Monarda ‘Pardon My Purple’
Hemerocallis Rainbow Rhythm® ‘Orange Smoothie’ Leucanthemum Amazing Daisies® ‘Banana Cream’
Hemerocallis Rainbow Rhythm® Primal Scream Leucanthemum Amazing Daisies® ‘Banana Cream’
Hemerocallis Rainbow Rhythm® ‘Ruby Spider’ Monarda ‘Pardon My Cerise’
Hemerocallis Rainbow Rhythm® ‘Siloam Peony Display’ Leucanthemum Amazing Daisies® ‘Banana Cream’
Hemerocallis Rainbow Rhythm® ‘Storm Shelter’ Monarda ‘Pardon My Purple’
Hemerocallis Rainbow Rhythm® Tiger Swirl  Monarda ‘Pardon My Cerise’
Heuchera Dolce® ‘Blackberry Ice’ Heuchera Dolce® ‘Wildberry’
Heuchera Dolce® Brazen Raisin™  Heuchera Primo™ ‘Mahogany Monster’
Heuchera Dolce® Cinnamon Curls™ Heuchera Dolce® ‘Cherry Truffles’
Heuchera Dolce® Crème Brûlée Heuchera Primo™ ‘Peachberry Ice’
Heuchera Primo™ ‘Pretty Pistachio’ Heuchera Dolce® ‘Appletini’
Heucherella Fun and Games® ‘Hopscotch’ Heuchera Dolce® ‘Apple Twist’
Hibiscus Summerific® ‘Ballet Slippers’ Hibiscus White Chiffon®
Hibiscus Summerific® ‘Berry Awesome’ Hibiscus Purple Pillar®
Hibiscus Summerific® ‘Cherry Choco Latte’ Hibiscus Purple Pillar®
Hibiscus Summerific® ‘Cranberry Crush’ Hibiscus Purple Pillar®
Hibiscus Summerific® ‘Perfect Storm’ Hibiscus Sugar Tip®
Hosta Shadowland® ‘Hudson Bay’ Hosta Shadowland® ‘Etched Glass’
Hosta Shadowland® ‘Seducer’ Hosta Shadowland® ‘Etched Glass’
Hosta Shadowland® ‘Waterslide’ Hosta Shadowland® ‘Diamond Lake’
Hosta Shadowland® ‘Wheee!’ Hosta Shadowland® ‘Etched Glass’
Ligularia ‘Bottle Rocket’ Kniphofia Pyromania™ ‘Solar Flare’
Monarda ‘Leading Lady Lilac’ Monarda ‘Pardon My Purple’
Monarda ‘Leading Lady Plum’ Monarda ‘Pardon My Purple’
Monarda ‘Pardon My Lavender’ Monarda ‘Pardon My Purple’
Oenothera Lemon Drop® Delosperma Button Up™ Gold
Penstemon ‘Midnight Masquerade’ Monarda ‘Pardon My Purple’
Perovskia ‘Denim ‘n Lace’ Nepeta ‘Cat’s Meow’ or ‘Cat’s Pajamas’ 
Phlox ‘Opening Act White’ Phlox ‘Opening Act Blush’
Salvia Color Spires® ‘Azure Snow’ Salvia Color Spires® ‘Indiglo Girl’
Salvia Color Spires® ‘Crystal Blue’ Salvia Color Spires® ‘Indiglo Girl’
Salvia Color Spires® ‘Pink Dawn’ Salvia Color Spires® ‘Indiglo Girl’
Sedum Rock ‘n Grow® ‘Lemonjade’ Hosta Shadowland® ‘Coast to Coast’
Sedum Rock ‘n Grow® ‘Popstar’ Monarda ‘Pardon My Pink’
Sedum Rock ‘n Grow® ‘Pure Joy’ Lamium Pink Chablis®
Sedum Rock ‘n Grow® ‘Superstar’ Monarda ‘Pardon My Purple’
Tiarella ‘Cutting Edge’ Heucherella Fun and Games® ‘Eye Spy’
Tradescantia ‘Charlotte’s Web’ Nepeta ‘Cat’s Pajamas’
Veronica Magic Show® ‘Enchanted Indigo’ Salvia Color Spires® ‘Indiglo Girl’
Veronica Magic Show® ‘Hocus Pocus’ Salvia Color Spires® ‘Indiglo Girl’
Veronica Magic Show® ‘Pink Potion’ Salvia Color Spires® ‘Indiglo Girl’
Veronica Magic Show® ‘White Wands’ Gypsophila Festival Star™

 

Shrubs

Berberis Sunjoy® Cinnamon Euonymus Fire Ball®
Berberis Sunjoy® Citrus Spiraea Double Play® Gold
Berberis Sunjoy® Gold Pillar Physocarpus Tiny Wine® Gold
Berberis Sunjoy® Tangelo Spiraea Double Play® Candy Corn®
Buddleia ‘Miss Pearl’ Buddleia Pugster White®
Buddleia Pugster Periwinkle® Buddleia Pugster® Amethyst
Clematis Brother Stefan® Clematis Happy Jack® Purple
Clematis Jolly Good™ Clematis Happy Jack® Purple
Clematis Madame Maria®  Clematis Pink Mink® 
Clematis Still Waters™ Clematis Happy Jack® Purple
Deutzia Crème Fraiche® Deutzia Yuki Snowflake®
Hibiscus Purple Satin® Hibiscus Purple Pillar®
Hibiscus Ruffled Satin® Hibiscus Pink Chiffon®
Hydrangea Gatsby Pink® Hydrangea Gatsby Moon®
Ilex Gem Box®  Ilex Castle Wall®
Physocarpus Ginger Wine™ Physocarpus Tiny Wine®
Spiraea Double Play® Blue Kazoo® Physocarpus Summer Wine® Black
Spiraea Double Play® Red Spiraea Double Play® Doozie™
Viburnum Brandywine™ Ilex Castle Spire® or Castle Wall®
Viburnum Red Balloon® Ilex Castle Spire® or Castle Wall®
Viburnum Spice Girl®  Physocarpus Summer Wine® Black
Weigela Sonic Bloom® Pink* Weigela Sonic Bloom® Pure Pink*

 

Grasses

Panicum Prairie Winds® ‘Apache Rose’ Calamagrostis Karl Foerster
Panicum Prairie Winds® ‘Cheyenne Sky’ Calamagrostis Karl Foerster
Panicum Prairie Winds® ‘Totem Pole’ Calamagrostis Karl Foerster
Pennisetum Prairie Winds® ‘Desert Plains’ Calamagrostis Karl Foerster
Pennisetum Red Bunny Tails Pennisetum Graceful Grasses® Red Riding Hood
Schizachyrium Prairie Winds® ‘Blue Paradise’ Calamagrostis Karl Foerster