Our Plants

This is an ongoing list of the plants that we carry at our nursery.  THIS IS NOT YET A COMPLETE LIST!!!  It is a work in progress...and we hope to have it finished soon. Be patient!

Please call 802-785-2167 or email kevin@ecbrownsnursery.com to get a full listing.

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Echinacea 'Adobe Orange'

Echinacea 'Adobe Orange'

Common Name: Adobe Orange Coneflower

Praised for their cheerful brightly colored flowers, coneflowers are a mainstay in today's garden. Be sure to leave some spent blooms on the plants in the fall because their seeds provide winter food for finches and other birds. The dried seed heads also provide architectural interest in the winter.

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Echinacea 'After Midnight'

Echinacea 'After Midnight'

Common Name: After Midnight Coneflower

Flowers bloom from late spring to late summer, sometimes with additional sporadic bloom until frost. Irregular-serrate, dark green leaves (to 5” long) are lanceolate. Good fresh cut or dried flower.

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Echinacea 'Cheyenne Spirit'

Echinacea 'Cheyenne Spirit'

Common Name: Cheyenne Spirit Coneflower

Sturdy, compact, and drought tolerant.  Echinacea, a North American genus in the Daisy family, has big, bright flowers that appear from late June until frost. Coneflowers thrive in average soils or hot, dry conditions and shrug off cold. Blooms last well, cut or dried, and the seeds in the large cone at the heart of the flower head provide nourishment for birds. Coneflowers are equally at home in formal borders or cottage gardens. 

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Echinacea 'Chiquita'

Echinacea 'Chiquita'

Common Name: Chiquita Coneflower

Only 14"tall at maturity, the clean deep green foliage covers this plant top to bottom. Mixed containers, mass plantings, front of the border; this plant is a star.

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Echinacea 'Cleopatra'

Echinacea 'Cleopatra'

Common Name: Cleopatra Coneflower

Incredibly vibrant golden yellow, fragrant flowers with a large, orange cone are produced on very strong, well-branched stems above a stocky clump of compact, deep green foliage.  The single flowers measure a full 3-3 ½” across since their petals are held horizontally, and they lighten to creamy yellow as they age.  

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Echinacea 'Firebird'

Echinacea 'Firebird'

Common Name: Firebird Coneflower

Dark cones add to the appeal of this wonder. Attracts butterflies in summer and seed hunting birds in the fall. Mix with Rudbeckia for a great combo.  

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Echinacea 'Flame Thrower'

Echinacea 'Flame Thrower'

Common Name: Flame Thrower Coneflower

The flowers open mostly flat with slightly recurved tips and narrow petals, showing off the two toned color pattern well. Praised for their large, daisy-like flowers, coneflowers are a mainstay in today's garden. Be sure to leave some spent blooms on the plants in fall because their seeds provide winter food for finches and other birds.  

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Echinacea 'Harvest Moon'

Echinacea 'Harvest Moon'

Common Name: Harvest Moon Coneflower

Flowers bloom from late spring to late summer, sometimes with additional sporadic bloom until frost. Irregular-serrate, dark green leaves (to 5” long) are lanceolate. Good fresh cut or dried flower.

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Echinacea 'Mac 'n' Cheese'

Echinacea 'Mac 'n' Cheese'

Common Name: Mac 'n' Cheese Coneflower

Their golden rays are a perfect complement to E. 'Tomato Soup'. Put them together for a summertime feast!  

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Echinacea 'Mama Mia'

Echinacea 'Mama Mia'

Common Name: Mama Mia Coneflower

Nice big habit and long bloom time. Use en masse for the border, in a mixed bed, and as a cut flower. The first of our Broadway™ Series.

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Echinacea 'Maui Sunshine'

Echinacea 'Maui Sunshine'

Common Name: Maui Sunshine Coneflower

Showy orange cones with green backgrounds (great for cutting and drying). Use en masse for the border, in a mixed bed, and as a cut flower.

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Echinacea 'Passion Flute'

Echinacea 'Passion Flute'

Common Name: Passion Flute Coneflower

 Praised for their cheerful brightly colored flowers, coneflowers are a mainstay in today's garden. Be sure to leave some spent blooms on the plants in the fall because their seeds provide winter food for finches and other birds. The dried seed heads also provide architectural interest in the winter.

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Echinacea 'Piccolino'

Echinacea 'Piccolino'

Common Name: Piccolino Coneflower

The first genetically compact double flowered Echinacea, 'Piccolino' displays fragrant, bright-pink flowers over medium-green foliage  'Piccolino' blooms from mid-June to August and prefers partial sun to full sun. Plants are hardy to USDA Hardiness Zones 4 to 9.

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Echinacea 'Quills and Thrills'

Echinacea 'Quills and Thrills'

Common Name: Quills and Thrills Coneflower

Tons of long lasting flowers thrill even the most jaded gardener. Use en masse for the border, in a mixed bed, and as a cut flower.

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Echinacea 'Solar Flare'

Echinacea 'Solar Flare'

Common Name: Solar Flare Coneflower

This cultivar is a cross between tennesseensis x (E. purpurea x E. paradoxa).  'Solar Flare' was introduced in 2010 by ItSaul Plants of Atlanta, GA. The genus name is derived from the Greek word echino, meaning "hedgehog".  

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Echinacea 'Summer Sky'

Echinacea 'Summer Sky'

Common Name: Summer Sky Coneflower

Flowers bloom from late spring to late summer, sometimes with additional sporadic bloom until frost. Irregular-serrate, dark green leaves (to 5” long) are lanceolate. Good fresh cut or dried flower.

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Echinacea 'Sundown'

Echinacea 'Sundown'

Common Name: Sundown Coneflower

SUNDOWN™ is similar to 'Sunset' PP16424 but stands about 8-10 inches taller. Though the flowers are slightly smaller, SUNDOWN™ is a more vigorous grower.

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Echinacea 'Supreme Canteloupe'

Echinacea 'Supreme Canteloupe'

Common Name: Supreme Canteloupe Coneflower

As the flowers expand, they take on a more Echinacea look and last and last and last. There is no other Echinacea like this on the market.

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Echinacea 'Tomato Soup'

Echinacea 'Tomato Soup'

Common Name: Tomato Soup Coneflower

Flowers will cover this selection till frost! Plants are well branched and show excellent vigor. A natural pairing with E. 'Mac 'n' Cheese' or 'Now Cheesier'.

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Echinacea angustofolia

Echinacea angustofolia

Common Name: Narrow-leaf Coneflower

The leaves are lanceolate to linear-lanceolate, and the flowers are cone-shaped disks with purple, pale pink, or rarely white spreading ray flowers. The plant has one or more stems that are mostly unbranched, and flowers bloom from June to July. The taproot of cultivated E. angustifolia is harvested three-to-four years after planting from seed. The root is most valued for medicinal purposes, although the tops and flowers are also used.

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Echinacea purpurea 'Doubledecker'

Echinacea purpurea 'Doubledecker'

Common Name: Doubledecker Coneflower

Echinacea 'Doubledecker' ...a plant that looked very different than the others. Resulting from years of selection is a reliable seed strain with two-tiered flowers. A set of shorter petals rests on top of the cone while a "skirt" of longer, deep rose-pink petals emerge from the base of the cone. 

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Echinacea purpurea 'Green Jewel'

Echinacea purpurea 'Green Jewel'

Common Name: Green Jewel Coneflower

Praised for their cheerful brightly colored flowers, coneflowers are a mainstay in today's garden. Be sure to leave some spent blooms on the plants in the fall because their seeds provide winter food for finches and other birds.

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Echinacea purpurea 'Green Twister'

Echinacea purpurea 'Green Twister'

Common Name: Green Twister Coneflower

Praised for their cheerful brightly colored flowers, coneflowers are a mainstay in today's garden. Be sure to leave some spent blooms on the plants in the fall because their seeds provide winter food for finches and other birds.

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Echinacea purpurea 'Greenline'

Echinacea purpurea 'Greenline'

Common Name: Greenline Coneflower

Luscious blossoms are made up of ray petals of pale lime to white tipped darker green that surround 3-4" mounded circles of fluorescent lime-green with emerald-green centers.

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Echinacea purpurea 'Kim's Knee High'

Echinacea purpurea 'Kim's Knee High'

Common Name: Kim's Knee High Coneflower

This is a daisy-like coneflower that features drooping, clear rose-pink to purple-pink rays and large, pin cushion-like, coppery-orange to dark bronze central cones. Coarsely-toothed, dark green leaves (to 6” long). Good fresh cut or dried flower.  The dead flower stems will remain erect well into the winter, and if flower heads are not removed, are often visited by goldfinches that perch on or just below the blackened cones to feed on the seeds.

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Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus Superior'

Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus Superior'

Common Name: Magnus Superior Coneflower

Plants are tough and heat and drought tolerant once established. Their roots have famous medicinal qualities, they make great, long lasting, cut flowers and attract numerous butterflies and small birds.

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Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus'

Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus'

Common Name: Magnus Coneflower

Plants are tough and heat and drought tolerant once established. Their roots have famous medicinal qualities, they make great, long lasting, cut flowers and attract numerous butterflies and small birds.

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Echinacea purpurea 'Marmalade'

Echinacea purpurea 'Marmalade'

Common Name: Marmalade Coneflower

With blooms the color of tart orange marmalade and stems as sturdy as the strongest selection. The blooms are a light, yellowish-orange with many perfectly formed ray petals and a tufted bonnet of even deeper golden orange on top on the double cone. The plants are vigorous and healthy and have multiple buds per stem.

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Echinacea purpurea 'Milkshake'

Echinacea purpurea 'Milkshake'

Common Name: Milkshake Coneflower

Flower stems branch out to a height of 36" and are held very upright and in great abundance from July to August. This lovely white double flower is best used in the mixed border, foundation plantings, mass plantings, urban gardens, and cutting gardens. Milkshake is quickly gaining recognition for the long-lasting impact of its blooms.

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Echinacea purpurea 'Pink Fascinator'

Echinacea purpurea 'Pink Fascinator'

Common Name: Pink Fascinator Coneflower

Like all Echinacea’s, Pink Fascinator is a tough plant that doesn’t mind the heat and is drought resistant. It thrives in well-drained average garden soil – no pampering needed.

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Echinacea purpurea 'Primadonna Whiute'

Echinacea purpurea 'Primadonna Whiute'

Common Name: Primmadonna White Coneflower

Tons of long lasting flowers thrill even the most jaded gardener. Use en masse for the border, in a mixed bed, and as a cut flower.

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Echinacea purpurea 'Red Knee High'

Echinacea purpurea 'Red Knee High'

Common Name: Red Knee High Coneflower

'Red Knee High' is a sport of the popular E. purpurea 'Kim's Knee High' which has pink rays. Flower stems are clad with coarsely-toothed, dark green leaves (to 6” long). Good fresh cut or dried flower. The dead flower stems will remain erect well into the winter, and if flower heads are not removed, are often visited by goldfinches that perch on or just below the blackened cones to feed on the seeds.

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Echinacea purpurea 'Rubinstern'

Echinacea purpurea 'Rubinstern'

Common Name: Ruby Star Coneflower

Plants are tough and heat and drought tolerant once established. Their roots have famous medicinal qualities, they make great, long lasting, cut flowers and attract numerous butterflies and small birds.

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Echinacea Tiki Torch 'Supreme Canteloupe'

Echinacea Tiki Torch 'Supreme Canteloupe'

Common Name: Tiki Torch Coneflower

Use for the border and for cut flowers. Easy to grow. Ignite this flaming dream! Winner of the 2009 NMPRO New Plant Pavilion. Allan Armitage in the 2009 City Trial Awards praised E. 'Tiki Torch', "orange flower color is vivid and maintains its color over a long period of time”.

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Echinacea x 'Solar Flare'

Echinacea x 'Solar Flare'

Common Name: Solar Flare Coneflower

These blooms earn their name with every neon-bright petal! Deep scarlet-red toward the base and magenta toward the tip, they are held straight out around a giant dark brown cone. Butterflies and bees rush to pay their respects, while pests and disease keep clear of this vigorous, low maintenance plant. Expect the blooms to begin in early summer in most climates and to continue well into fall!

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Echinops bannaticus 'Blue Glow'

Echinops bannaticus 'Blue Glow'

Common Name: Blue Glow Globe Thistle

A member of the Aster family, Echinops is a clumping perennial that is very easy to grow but not invasive. Beginning in early summer, intense blue spheres measuring 1.5" across appear on tall, unbranched stems. Bumblebees and nocturnal moths delight in their sweet nectar. 

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Echinops bannaticus 'Star Frost'

Echinops bannaticus 'Star Frost'

Common Name: White Globe Thistle

Bees and butterflies adore Echinops. They are so easy to care for that you will too. Equally stunning in the garden or as a fresh or dried cut flower, their perfectly round blooms and statuesque profile bring intriguing definition to surrounding softer forms.

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Echinops ritro

Echinops ritro

Common Name: Globe Thistle

In late summer through to autumn, the globular heads of round, violet-blue flower heads appear, each on silvery, branched leafy stems. The handsome spherical buds open into flower from the top down.The flowers have a metallic lustre and may be cut and dried for winter decoration. The plants are suitable for the back of the herbaceous border and will attract many bees and butterflies into the garden. 

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Echinops ritro 'Veitch's Blue'

Echinops ritro 'Veitch's Blue'

Common Name: Veitch's Blue Globe Thistle

Coarse, spiny, deeply-dissected, gray-green leaves are white tomentose beneath. Basal leaves grow to 6-8” long, but stem leaves grow shorter.

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Enkianthus enkianthus 'Jan Iseli Red'

Enkianthus enkianthus 'Jan Iseli Red'

Common Name: jan Iseli Red Enkianthus

The shrub's habit is upright but spreading. This cultivar was released in 1990, the result of breeding efforts by the Iseli Nursery in Oregon. Jan Iseli is the nursery founder's wife. A tree-like deciduous shrub from Japan, redvein enkianthus has simple and elliptical leaves with bristles on the edges and red leaf stems. In late spring to early summer, small, pendent, bell-shaped blossoms dangle from the branch ends. They also are faintly and curiously scented.

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Enkianthus perrulatus

Enkianthus perrulatus

Common Name: Dodan-tsutsuji

It is a slow grower and will take awhile to reach its potential but one of the upsides of being slow is that this requires virtually no pruning ever as it is of tidy habit and not apt to outgrow its space.  These are young plants but will get you off to a good start.  Basic Rhododendron culture and you are set.

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Epimedium pinnatum 'ssp. colchicum'

Epimedium pinnatum 'ssp. colchicum'

Common Name: Yellow Epimedium

In comparison to the species, E. pinnatum subsp colchicum grows slightly taller (to 16”), spreads more slowly, has larger flowers and often produces toothless leaflets. 

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Epimedium x 'Amber Queen'

Epimedium x 'Amber Queen'

Common Name: Amber Queen Epimedium

The 2' wide deer-resistant clump is composed of semi-evergreen, spiny green leaves that are mottled burgundy as they emerge. The clumps are topped in April and May with 2' long arching spikes adorned with an unreal abundance of bright yellow, spider-like flowers tipped with orange-red. 

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Epimedium x 'Purple Pixie'

Epimedium x 'Purple Pixie'

Common Name: Purple Pixie Epimedium

The blooms, although delicate in appearance are a strong 1 1/2 inches of violet-purple with protruding pure white spurs.  The plant grows 9-12 inches tall and 12-15 inches wide in three years. 

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Epimedium x 'Red Beauty'

Epimedium x 'Red Beauty'

Common Name: Red Beauty Barrenwort

Spidery lavender-violet flowers with very long white spurs. The medium green, deciduous leaves have spiny-toothed, oval leaflets on wiry stems and form an attractive foliage mound. New leaves in spring emerge beige with a red tinge, mature to green and turn red in fall. Epimediums are among the easiest perennials to grow.

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Epimedium x 'rubrum'

Epimedium x 'rubrum'

Common Name: Red Barrenwort

This epimedium (sometimes commonly called large-flowered or longspur epimedium) is one of the larger epimediums. It is a dense, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennial which typically grows 10-12" tall and is primarily used in shady or woodland areas. 

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Epimedium x 'Ruby Starr'

Epimedium x 'Ruby Starr'

Common Name: Ruby Starr Barrenwort

This epimedium (sometimes commonly called large-flowered or longspur epimedium) is one of the larger epimediums. It is a dense, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennial which typically grows 10-12" tall and is primarily used in shady or woodland areas. 

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Epimedium x grandiflorum 'Akebono'

Epimedium x grandiflorum 'Akebono'

Common Name: Akebono Epimedium

A charming small Japanese cultivar, with ¾” delicate, but full, light rose pink/lavender flowers. Small cup is backed by long, slender, pointed sepals with a white mid-rib. 

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Epimedium x grandiflorum 'Dark Beauty'

Epimedium x grandiflorum 'Dark Beauty'

Common Name: Dark Beauty Barrenwort

Its large flowers have beautiful dark rose inner-sepals and white petals/spurs flushed with rose. Small leaflets. 8” in bloom with second flush to 12”

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Epimedium x grandiflorum 'Lilafee'

Epimedium x grandiflorum 'Lilafee'

Common Name: Lilac Fairy Epimedium

This epimedium (sometimes commonly called large-flowered or longspur epimedium) is one of the larger epimediums. It is a dense, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennial which typically grows 10-15" tall and is primarily used as a ground cover or edger in shady or woodland areas. 

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Epimedium x grandiflorum 'Pink Elf'

Epimedium x grandiflorum 'Pink Elf'

Common Name: Pink Elf Barrenwort

This hybrid was raised by Robin White, of the now-closed Blackthorn Nursery in Hampshire. In the Nineties, he raised many hybrid epimediums from deliberate crosses, using new material introduced mainly from Sichuan province in China by the Japanese plant hunter Mikinori Ogisu.

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Epimedium x perralchicum 'Frohnleiten'

Epimedium x perralchicum 'Frohnleiten'

Common Name: Frohnleiten Epimedium

This Epimedium grows in a wide range of conditions and tolerates a shady location underneath a tree where it makes effective groundcover. 

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Epimedium x versicolor 'Sulphureum'

Epimedium x versicolor 'Sulphureum'

Common Name: Yellow Epimedium

Epimedium will adapt to many growing situations and is particularly useful in dry shade where few other plants will survive. It is able to compete with tree roots easily

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Epimedium x warleyense

Epimedium x warleyense

Common Name: Epimedium

Interest in this genus has increased over the past 2 decades as horticulturists brought back new species and varieties from explorations in China. Epimediums make good ground covers and are one of the choice plants for shade. They prefer good loamy soil, organic enough to let the rhizomes spread readily, but will tolerate dry shade once established. A second, taller flush of leaves often follows those that emerge in spring.

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Epimedium x warleyense 'Orange Queen'

Epimedium x warleyense 'Orange Queen'

Common Name: Orange Queen Epimedium

Interest in this genus has increased over the past 2 decades as horticulturists brought back new species and varieties from explorations in China. Epimediums make good ground covers and are one of the choice plants for shade. They prefer good loamy soil, organic enough to let the rhizomes spread readily, but will tolerate dry shade once established. A second, taller flush of leaves often follows those that emerge in spring.

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Epimedium youngianum 'Niveum'

Epimedium youngianum 'Niveum'

Common Name: White Epimedium

Epimediums are a dense, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennial which typically grows 10-15" tall and is primarily used as a groundcover or edger in shady or woodland areas. 

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Epimedium youngianum 'Roseum'

Epimedium youngianum 'Roseum'

Common Name: Pink Epimedium

Old leaves should be pruned to the ground in late winter to show the flowers to best effect. Drought tolerant once established. Plants may be divided in early spring or late summer.

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Euonymus europaeus 'Red Lantern'

Euonymus europaeus 'Red Lantern'

Common Name: Red Lantern Spindle Tree

This medium sized deciduous shrub is perfect for adding autumn and winter interest to the garden. Insignificant yellow-green flowers appear in the summer. It’s dark green leaves turn striking scarlet in the autumn. This bright display of autumn colour is accompanied by orange-pink winged fruits that hang onto the branches well into the winter.

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Eupatorium dubium 'Baby Joe'

Eupatorium dubium 'Baby Joe'

Common Name: Baby Joe Joe-Pie-Weed

The plants have a sturdy, upright growth habit, well-branched purple stems and masses of large, bright fuchsia flowers that are extremely fragrant. Has a very long bloom time. Tuck this baby into your garden bed for years of enjoyment.

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Eupatorium fortunei 'Pink Frost'

Eupatorium fortunei 'Pink Frost'

Common Name: Pink Frost Joe-Pie-Weed

Eupatorium is a genus of about 40 species, most of them native to the eastern United States. They have long been grown where the garden meets the wild. Recent interest in native plants has encouraged the selection of more garden-worthy specimens and holds the promise of more to come.

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Eupatorium maculatum 'Gateway'

Eupatorium maculatum 'Gateway'

Common Name: Gateway Joe-Pie-Weed

July to September bloom makes 'Gateway' a bold and dramatic display when planted with Rudbeckia 'Autumn Sun' or tall ornamental grasses. Outrageous!

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Eupatorium maculatum 'Red Dwarf'

Eupatorium maculatum 'Red Dwarf'

Common Name: Red Dwarf Joe-Pie-Weed

Medical uses. Good size and late bloom for borders, native plant gardens, wildflower, cottage or woodland gardens or on the banks of ponds or large water gardens.   The name remains a mystery and may refer to the very burgundy red stems.

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Eupatorium purpureum 'Little Joe'

Eupatorium purpureum 'Little Joe'

Common Name: Little Joe Joe-Pie-Weed

Eupatorium dubium is a little-known dwarf species of Joe-Pye weed, native in moist soils from Maine south to South Carolina. In appearance, Eupatorium dubium is similar to Eupatorium purpureum, but is more tolerant of light shade. Eupatorium dubium 'Little Joe' was discovered by Steve Lighty at the Conard-Pyle Nursery in Pennsylvania. The 4' tall stems are clothed with whorls of green leaves and topped in midsummer with dome-shaped heads of lavender flowers... a real bonanza for keeping butterflies at eye level. 

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Euphorbia epithymoides 'First Blush'

Euphorbia epithymoides 'First Blush'

Common Name: First Blush Cushion Spurge

It grows about 12" high and 15" wide and does very well along the border in part sun/part shade and looks great in the rock garden.

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Euphorbia polychroma

Euphorbia polychroma

Common Name: Cushion Spurge

If sited correctly, the leaves will turn red in the fall. A good selection for northern gardens and it is extremely drought tolerant.

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Euphorbia polychroma 'Bonfire'

Euphorbia polychroma 'Bonfire'

Common Name: Bonfire Cushion Spurge

Plant it in a hot, sunny location for the deepest, darkest summer color. 

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Euphorbia x martinii 'Ascot Rainbow'

Euphorbia x martinii 'Ascot Rainbow'

Common Name: Ascot Rainbow Cushion Spurge

Plant it in a hot, sunny location for the deepest, darkest summer color.  Where summer temperatures are a bit cooler, a bit of the pink coloring remained all summer long. 

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Exochorda 'Snow Day Blizzard'

Exochorda 'Snow Day Blizzard'

Common Name: Snow Day Blizzard Pearlbush

This shrub is a blizzard of pure white flowers in spring. It has extra large flowers that are roughly twice the size of those of 'The Bride'. It can be pruned to keep small or trained into a small tree.

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Exochorda x macrantha 'Bialmoon'

Exochorda x macrantha 'Bialmoon'

Common Name: Lotus Moon Pearlbush

This shrub has "a ton" of pure white flowers in spring. It has extra large flowers. It can be pruned to keep small or trained into a small tree.

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