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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.



Ageratum Artist® Purple Ageratum Artist® Blue
Angelonia Angelface® Super Pink Angelonia Angelface® Perfectly Pink
Begonia Illumination® Scarlet Begonia Funky® Scarlet 
Bidens Campfire® Fireburst Bidens Campfire® Flame
Calibrachoa Superbells® Coralberry Punch™ Calibrachoa Superbells® Watermelon Punch™
Calibrachoa Superbells® Saffron Calibrachoa Superbells® Yellow
Calibrachoa Superbells® Sweet Tart™ Calibrachoa Superbells® Honeyberry™
Canna Toucan® Rose Canna Toucan® Coral
Cleome Señorita Mi Amor® Cleome Señorita Rosalita®
Dahlia Dahlightful® Crushed Crimson Dahlia Dalina® Grande Castillo or Grande Cancun
Dahlia Dahlightful® Georgia Peach Dahlia Dalina® Grande Tequila or Grande Emilio
Dahlia Dahlightful® Lively Lavender Dahlia Dalina® Grande Cozumel or Grande Cadena
Dahlia Dahlightful® Sultry Scarlet Dahlia Dalina® Grande Topia or Grande Merida
Dahlia Dahlightful® Tupelo Honey Dahlia Dalina® Grande Tequila or Mystic Illusion
Euphorbia Diamond Delight® Euphorbia Diamond Snow™
Gerbera EZDazy™ Mix Begonia Nonstop® Mix
Gerbera EZDazy™ Salsa Mix Begonia Nonstop® Mix
Gerbera EZDazy™ Springtime Mix Begonia Nonstop® Mix
Impatiens SunPatiens® Vigorous Lavender Impatiens SunPatiens® Compact Orchid
Impatiens SunPatiens® Vigorous Tropical Orange Impatiens SunPatiens® Compact Orange
Ipomoea ‘Sweet Caroline Red’  Ipomoea Sweet Caroline Red Hawk™
Lobularia Frosty Knight® Lobularia White Knight®
Nemesia Opal Innocence® Nemesia Aromance™ Pink
Nemesia Sunsatia® Cranberry Nemesia Sunsatia® Cranberry Red
Osteospermum Soprano® Purple Osteospermum Bright Lights™ Purple
Osteospermum Soprano® White Osteospermum Bright Lights™ White
Pelargonium Boldly® Scarlet Fire Pelargonium Boldly® Dark Red
Pelargonium Timeless™ Rose Pelargonium Timeless™ Lavender
Pentas Butterfly Deep Pink Pentas Sunstar™ Pink
Pentas Butterfly Deep Rose Pentas Sunstar™ Rose
Pentas Butterfly Red Pentas Sunstar™ Red
Pentas Butterfly White Pentas Sunstar™ Lavender
Petunia Supertunia® ‘Lavender Skies’ Petunia Supertunia® Blue Skies
Petunia Surfinia® Summer Double™ Pink Petunia Supertunia® Sharon
Petunia Surfinia® Summer Double™ Rose Petunia Supertunia® Sharon
Petunia Surfinia® Summer Double™ Salmon Petunia Supertunia® Sharon
Petunia Surfinia® Summer Double™ White Petunia Supertunia® Sharon
Solenostemon ColorBlaze® Dark Star Solenostemon ColorBlaze® Wicked Witch™
Verbena Superbena® Purple Verbena Superbena Royale® Plum Wine
Verbena Superbena Sparkling® Ruby Verbena Superbena Sparkling® Rosé
Vinca (Catharanthus) Cora® Apricot Vinca (Catharanthus) Cora® Cascade Shell Pink
Vinca (Catharanthus) Cora® Burgundy Vinca (Catharanthus) Soiree Kawaii® Red Shades
Vinca (Catharanthus) Cora® Deep Lavender Vinca (Catharanthus) Soiree Kawaii® Light Purple
Vinca (Catharanthus) Cora® Mix Vinca (Catharanthus) Cora® Cascade Mix
Vinca (Catharanthus) Cora® Pink Vinca (Catharanthus) Soiree Kawaii® Pink
Vinca (Catharanthus) Cora® Red Vinca (Catharanthus) Soiree Kawaii® Red Shades
Vinca (Catharanthus) Cora® White Vinca (Catharanthus) Soiree Kawaii® White Peppermint


Phlox ‘Cloudburst’ Phlox ‘Opening Act Ultrapink’
Phlox ‘Opening Act Blush’ Phlox ‘Opening Act Pink-a-Dot’


Betula Cesky Gold™ Spiraea Double Play® Candy Corn® or Gold
Buddleia Lo & Behold® ‘Ice Chip’ Buddleia Pugster White®
Hydrangea Cityline® Berlin Hydrangea Cityline® Mars
Ilex Castle Spire® Ilex Castle Keep™
Lonicera Yezberry Honey Bunch® Physocarpus Summer Wine® Black
Lonicera Yezberry Sugar Pie® Physocarpus Tiny Wine® Gold
Lycium Sweet Lifeberry® Calycanthus ‘Aphrodite’
Rhododendron ‘Amy Cotta’ Syringa Bloomerang® Dark Purple
Rosa Oso Easy® Paprika Rosa Oso Easy Hot Paprika®
Rosa Oso Easy® Pink Cupcake Rosa Oso Easy® Urban Legend®


Pennisetum Graceful Grasses® Red Riding Hood Pennisetum Graceful Grasses® Purple Fountain Grass

Proven Harvest™

Strawberry (Fragaria) Berried Treasure™ Pink  Strawberry (Fragaria) Berried Treasure® Red