New Arrivals!

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Sod has begun to arrive for the spring season. Shipments are delivered to Behnkes every Friday (weather permitting). Call ahead to check our supply or to reserve your order. 301-937-1100.


Ceramic Pottery

frost-resistant-potteryFrost Resistant ceramic pottery.
Just look for the blue sticker!


Aquatic Plants

Arriving Weekly – More will be arriving weekly as water temperatures rise. Water gardens add a new element to any area and can be small container affairs, big ponds, or somewhere in between.

Featured This Week at Behnkes


Jasmine Sambac

Jasmine Sambac is a beautiful, fragrant everbloomer that flowers from the new growth every 30-40 days from spring until fall. Jasmines like hot and humid conditions during the day and cooler temperatures at night. Enjoy the sweetness of fragrance indoors on a sunny windowsill now and move the plant outdoors to a patio or in a garden when the outdoor temperatures remain above 60°F.

All Tropical Jasmine – Sale 20% off


Tradewinds Hibiscus

Tradewinds Hibiscus are ideal for patios, window boxes or even as bedding plants. Available in several different colors. They thrive in sunny locations and prefer warm temperatures. Enjoy a small bit of paradise indoors on a sunny windowsill now and move the plant outdoors (when temperatures will remain above 55°F) to a shady location for 2-3 weeks before placing it in full sun.

6 inch pot – Now $14.99


Tropical Hibiscus

Tropical Hibiscus in 10 inch pots. Big, beautiful plants in bright tropical colors. Perfect for a backyard oasis! Please Note: A heavy ceramic pot will help these taller tropicals stand up on breezy days. (ceramic pot not included in price)

Tree priced $34.99
Bush priced $27.99


HGTV Home Plant Collections

Available at Behnke’s – You’ll find pots and pots of annuals locally grown by professionals who know what grows best in our area. Choose from single varieties or mixed pots of beautiful color. Just look for the easy-to-recognize HGTV logo on the pots.


Annuals in Abundance

Be creative and have fun filling your planters, window boxes and hanging baskets. Let them overflow with colorful flowers and foliage. Look for the tried and true varieties but don’t be afraid to try something NEW!


Mandevilla Vines

Reliable, summer loving Mandevilla vines are just as happy to hang out on the deck waiting for a party as they are to greet friends on the front porch. available in red, pink, and white.

10 inch pot priced $39.99

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Woodstock® Windchimes

Woodstock Chimes was developed by musician and instrument designer, Garry Kvistad, with a single great idea – to make the world’s best sounding, musically-tuned windchime. Since then he has been the driving force behind the design, development and tuning of all Woodstock Chimes.


Vegetable Plants

• Tomatoes (incl. heirlooms)
• Peppers (sweet, bell, & hot)
• Eggplant, Cucumbers, Squash, Beans, Melons

Picking fresh, home-grown vegetables from your own garden is so satisfying, and if you have children, a wonderful teaching moment. priced $2.19 and up


Gardenia Trees

Gardenias — an unmistakable scent that will make outdoor sitting areas irresistable, not to mention the gorgeous flowers!

10 inch pot priced $49.99

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