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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Maackia amurensis

Maackia amurensis

Common Name: Amur Maackia

Upright racemes of small creamcolored flowers appear in July, a time when few other trees are blooming. Amur maackia’s bark is slightly exfoliating with handsome shades of copper and tan. It is especially striking when backlit. The tree is almost completely free of insects and disease making it one of the most trouble-free trees for the northeast.

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Magnolia 'Crescendo'

Magnolia 'Crescendo'

Common Name: Crescendo Magnolia

 Huge pink flowers emerge from pussywillow-like flower buds to create a “crescendo” effect. Zone 5.

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Magnolia 'Gold Cup'

Magnolia 'Gold Cup'

Common Name: Gold Cup Magnolia

Very heavy textured flowers of deep yellow colour.

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Magnolia 'Lemonade'

Magnolia 'Lemonade'

Common Name: Lemonade Magnolia

 A precocious bloomer whose smooth light butter-yellow flowers are displayed prior to the emergence of the attractive, healthy dark green foliage.

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Magnolia 'Purple Star Power'

Magnolia 'Purple Star Power'

Common Name: Purple Star Power Magnolia

Numerous, cheerful, colorful blooms of rich purple with ivory interiors. About 150 nice blossoms on the parent tree when it was 7' tall, each with 6 to 8 tepals.

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Magnolia 'Red Baron'

Magnolia 'Red Baron'

Common Name: Red Baron Magnolia

Large blossoms of rich rose-red with white interiors. Strong growing upright clone.

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Magnolia 'Whispering Pink'

Magnolia 'Whispering Pink'

Common Name: Whispering Pink Magnolia

Abundant spring blossoms all the way down the sides of the plant to its base. Very soft pink outer tepals with a rose-pink outer stripe blending lighter towards tepal edge and soft pink whispered undertones.

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Magnolia stellata 'Kikuzaki'

Magnolia stellata 'Kikuzaki'

Common Name: Kikuzaki Magnolia

Slight pink blush over the flower when it first opens turns to pure white.

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Magnolia stellata 'Pink Stardust'

Magnolia stellata 'Pink Stardust'

Common Name: Pink Stardust Star Magnolia

Spectacular flowers, which open deep pink and mature to light pink, are exceptionally full with almost twice as many petals per flower as other varieties.

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Magnolia x 'Burgundy Star'

Magnolia x 'Burgundy Star'

Common Name: Magnolia Burgundy Star

Unrivaled color and delicate fragrance are what sets this magnolia apart from the other varieties.

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Magnolia x 'Butterflies'

Magnolia x 'Butterflies'

Common Name: Magnolia Butterflies

These blooms appear before the leaves and are one of the thrills of spring. Magnolia 'Butterflies' matures to a large specimen with time. 

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Magnolia x 'Elizabeth'

Magnolia x 'Elizabeth'

Common Name: Magnolia Elizabeth

It makes an outstanding specimen tree in a sunny spot where it can develop a symmetrical crown. Grows to 20 feet and 15 wide. Magnolia buds and flowers are susceptible to late spring frost 

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Magnolia x 'Jane'

Magnolia x 'Jane'

Common Name: Magnolia Jane

‘Jane’ is primarily noted for its shrubby habit, large reddish-purple flowers with white interiors and late bloom (mid-April to early May). It is a slow-growing, deciduous shrub or small tree that typically rises over time to 10-15’ tall with a spread to 8-12’ wide.

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Magnolia x 'Roseanne'

Magnolia x 'Roseanne'

Common Name: Magnolia Roseanne

 The glossy, wrinkled foliage is also distinctive

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Magnolia x 'Yellow Bird'

Magnolia x 'Yellow Bird'

Common Name: Magnolia Yellow Bird

It is an upright pyramidal deciduous tree or large shrub that matures to as much as 40’ tall over time. Goblet-shaped, yellow flowers (to 3”) bloom in spring as the new leaves emerge.

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Magnolia x loebneri 'Ballerina'

Magnolia x loebneri 'Ballerina'

Common Name: Ballerina Magnolia

Noted for its large white flowers that are blushed with pink. It produces its fragrant, star-like white flowers (4-6” wide) in early spring before the foliage

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Magnolia x loebneri 'Elegant Spring'

Magnolia x loebneri 'Elegant Spring'

Common Name: Elegant Spring Magnolia

Stylish, elegant ivory blossoms with inner hints of soft pink. Very appealing classic, fragrant flowers with 24 tepals.

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Magnolia x loebneri 'Encore'

Magnolia x loebneri 'Encore'

Common Name: Encore Magnolia

Pure white multi-petalled (20-25) flowers open in succession from soft pink buds, thus extending the spring flowering period

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Magnolia x loebneri 'White Rose'

Magnolia x loebneri 'White Rose'

Common Name: White Rose Magnolia

A seedling selection of Magnolia 'Ballerina' whose neatly tailored, fragrant pure white flowers in early spring have multiple tepals for a look reminiscent of small gardenias or roses.

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Malus 'Adams'

Malus 'Adams'

Common Name: Adams Crabapple

The foliage may develop good orange-red fall color. The tree produces 1/2- to 3/4-inch diameter glossy red fruits with blood-red pulp. Fruits hang on the tree into winter and attract birds.

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Malus 'Candymint'

Malus 'Candymint'

Common Name: Candymint Crabapple

The fruits are showy deep purple pomes carried in abundance from early to mid fall.The brick red stems can be quite attractive....

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Malus 'Centennial'

Malus 'Centennial'

Common Name: Centennial Apple

Short storage life. Very hardy.

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Malus 'Chestnut'

Malus 'Chestnut'

Common Name: Chestnut Crabapple

Medium storage life. Hardy.

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Malus 'Cotton Candy'

Malus 'Cotton Candy'

Common Name: Cotton Candy Crabapple

A small rounded tree reaching approximately 12' in height at maturity. Dark green leaves exhibit excellent disease resistance. Non-persistent, deep yellow fruit is 1/2" 

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Malus 'Cranberry Lace'

Malus 'Cranberry Lace'

Common Name: Cranberry Lace Crabapple

Semi-double to double deep carmine-rose to deep pink mixed with lighter pink flowers are abundantly produced on short spur growth. Unusually heavy production of attractive 1/3" deep red fruits.

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Malus 'Dolgo'

Malus 'Dolgo'

Common Name: Dolgo Crabapple

The blossom is plain white but borne in profusion early in the season, making Dolgo an excellent pollinator for all early-flowering apple varieties.

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Malus 'Donald Wyman'

Malus 'Donald Wyman'

Common Name: Donald Wyman Crabapple

Flowers are followed by bright red crabapples (to 3/8” diameter) that mature in fall. Crabapples persist on the tree well into winter, providing additional interest. Birds are attracted to the fruit. Leaves are dark green and toothed. Leaves turn amber-gold in fall.

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Malus 'Hopa'

Malus 'Hopa'

Common Name: Hopa Crabapple

Bright red late summer-fall fruits attract birds. Plant in full sun and give this tree some room to grow. Hopa will reach a height of about 25’.

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Malus 'Indian Magic'

Malus 'Indian Magic'

Common Name: Indian Magic Crabapple

heavy production of small glossy red fruit changing to a standout orange and persistent until spring;  one of Elmer Brown's favorite crabapples.

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Malus 'Indian Summer'

Malus 'Indian Summer'

Common Name: Indian Summer Crabapple

Crimson buds open in spring to rose-red flowers. Flowers are followed by bright red crabapples (to 3/4” diameter) that mature in fall and persist into winter. Birds are attracted to the fruit.

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Malus 'Jewelcole'

Malus 'Jewelcole'

Common Name: Red Jewel Crabapple

The white buds and clean white flowers contrast well when mixed with other flowering crabapple cultivars. Due to its smaller size is excellent as a street tree under power lines for it will not need to be brutally topped.

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Malus 'Kelsey'

Malus 'Kelsey'

Common Name: Kelsey Crabapple

 Dark red fruit stays on the tree into winter, attracting birds. The tree requires a good deal of room to spread. Not picky about soils. 'Kelsey' reaches a mature height of 10-18 feet and reliable hardy zones 4-8.

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Malus 'Louisa'

Malus 'Louisa'

Common Name: Louisa Weeping Crabapple

Flowers are followed by small lopsided crabapples (to 1/2” diameter) that mature in fall to yellow with a rose blush. Crabapples typically persist well into winter. Birds are attracted to the fruit. Glossy, ovate, dark green leaves (to 3” long) turn green-yellow-orange in fall, but fall color is usually not significant

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Malus 'Mollie Ann'

Malus 'Mollie Ann'

Common Name: Mollie Ann Crabapple

Unique, semi-weeping tree with numerous slender, graceful branches. Deep red buds form clusters of single white flowers followed by deep red fruits that are 1/3" in diameter. 

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Malus 'Morning Princess'

Malus 'Morning Princess'

Common Name: Morning Princess Crabapple

Attractive pinkish-red blossoms in spring are later replaced with persistent, purple ornamental fruits.

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Malus 'Prairiefire'

Malus 'Prairiefire'

Common Name: Prairiefire Crabapple

 Finally another burst of color arrives with autumn. Bright orange leaves and shiny red,  fruits, a wildlife favorite, decorates the tree, and the colorful fruit persists into winter.

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Malus 'Profusion'

Malus 'Profusion'

Common Name: Profusion Crabapple

Red buds open in spring to violet-red flowers (1.5” diameter). Flowers are followed by bright red crabapples (to 1/2” diameter) that mature in fall and may persist into winter. Birds are attracted to the fruit. Fruit may be harvested for jellies.

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Malus 'Royalty'

Malus 'Royalty'

Common Name: Royalty Crabapple

The pointy leaves are ornamentally significant and turn an outstanding crimson in the fall. The fruits are purple pomes displayed from early to mid fall, which can be messy if allowed to drop on the lawn or walkways. The rough brown bark is not particularly outstanding.

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Malus 'Snowdrift'

Malus 'Snowdrift'

Common Name: Snowdrift Crabapple

Flowers are followed by masses of small, orange-red crabapples (to 3/8" diameter) which mature in the fall. The fruits are persistent and attractive to birds. Ovate, glossy, dark green leaves.

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Malus 'Sutyzam'

Malus 'Sutyzam'

Common Name: Sugar Tyme Crabapple

Recommended for street tree planting under utility lines and trees lawns by Compatible Tree Factsheet® published by the Pennsylvania State University, Sugar Tyme® requires little or no maintenance to keep its form and beauty.  Sugar Tyme®; it’s simply the best.

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Malus FIRST EDITION 'BAIlears'

Malus FIRST EDITION 'BAIlears'

Common Name: Ruby Tears Crabapple

Pink flowers cover the pendulous branches each spring on this graceful small tree.

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Malus sargentii 'Select A'

Malus sargentii 'Select A'

Common Name: Firebird Sargent Crabapple

 Sweetly fragrant spring blossoms that are soft pink in bud and open snow-white. Abundant, small (3/8") persistent, ruby-red fruits in fall. Malus Firebird® has a compact habit. Flowering Crabapples have beautiful spring blooms and small, colorful fall fruit. These small ornamental trees in the apple family (Malus) are highly valued for their two outstanding seasons of interest. Flowering Crabapples are hardy and easy to grow.

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Malus transitoria 'Schmidtcutleaf'

Malus transitoria 'Schmidtcutleaf'

Common Name: Golden Raindrops Crabapple

The deeply cut lobed leaves are ornamentally significant and turn an outstanding orange in the fall. The fruits are showy yellow pomes carried in abundance from early to mid fall. The rough brown bark is not particularly outstanding.

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Malva 'Purple Satin'

Malva 'Purple Satin'

Common Name: Purple Satin Mallow

The big blooms are bright lavender with violet veining, and just keep coming all summer long. Very easy to grow, this biennial re-seeds itself generously, so a single planting now means a colony of months-long blooms for many years to come!

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Malva alcea 'Fastigiata'

Malva alcea 'Fastigiata'

Common Name: Musk Mallow

Malva alcea 'Fastigiata' is a clump-forming perennial (generally more narrow and upright than the species) that features pink hollyhock-like flowers (2” diameter) with five conspicuously notched petals. Flowers bloom in the upper leaf axils in summer atop stems typically rising 2-3’

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Malva moschata 'Alba'

Malva moschata 'Alba'

Common Name: White Musk Mallow

Flowers appear singly or in clusters in the upper leaf axils. Small, finely-divided stem leaves which are shallowly cut into 5-7 segments are a distinctive characteristic of this plant. As with the flowers, the foliage is also musk-scented, particularly when crushed.

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Malva sylvestris 'Zebrina'

Malva sylvestris 'Zebrina'

Common Name: Zebrina Mallow

This heirloom hollyhock variety  is both heat-tolerant and disease resistant and is constantly in bloom from July until frost.

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Mertensia virginica

Mertensia virginica

Common Name: Virginia Bluebells

 Flower buds are pink and flowers emerge with a pinkish cast before turning blue. Smooth, oval, bluish green leaves (to 4" long). Foliage dies to the ground by mid-summer as the plant goes dormant.

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Metasequoia glyptostroides

Metasequoia glyptostroides

Common Name: Dawn Redwood

It features linear, feathery, fern-like foliage that is soft to the touch. Foliage emerges light green in spring, matures to deep green in summer and turns red-bronze in fall. This is a large tree that needs a large space. Excellent landscape specimen or street tree.

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Metasequoia glyptostroides 'Ogon'

Metasequoia glyptostroides 'Ogon'

Common Name: Gold Rush Dawn Redwood

Golden yellow form of the popular dawn redwood. Yellow color holds well through the summer.

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Microbiota decussata 'Celtic Pride'

Microbiota decussata 'Celtic Pride'

Common Name: Celtic Pride Russian Cypress

Celtic Pride's green foliage turns an attractive russet color in winter. This is an excellent, very cold-hardy plant with better shade tolerance than junipers.

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Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light'

Common Name: Morning Light Feather Grass

An especially refined and elegant ornamental grass. Fine leaf blades are green with clean, very thin, white margins that give the plant a silvery cast when viewed from a distance. This plant is luminous when backlit by the early morning or late afternoon sun. It is prized for its rounded habit that never flops. Many consider 'Morning Light' to be one of the finest cultivars of Miscanthus.

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Miscanthus sinensis 'Silberfeder'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Silberfeder'

Common Name: Silver Feather Grass

Large, feathery plumes that emerge a shimmering pinkish-silver in late summer give this grass its name, 'Silver Feather'. These flowers stand well above the clump of foliage, making them visible from quite a distance. The leaves appear to be solid green from a distance, though they do have white midribs. 

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Monarda bradburnia 'Prairie Gypsy'

Monarda bradburnia 'Prairie Gypsy'

Common Name: Prairie Gypsy Bee Balm

Each flower head is rests upon a whorl of showy, purplish-tinged, leafy bracts. It also has hairy stamens on the lower lip of flower tube and lip and colorful narrow spots.  It's fragrant!  Long bloom period.  Leaves can be used in teas

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Monarda didyma 'Coral Reef'

Monarda didyma 'Coral Reef'

Common Name: Coral Reef Bee Balm

Monarda is native to eastern North America, so it is easy to grow and it multiplies quickly. The flowers' sweet nectar attracts scores of hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees to the garden. The aromatic foliage smells like mint when crushed and is often used to flavor teas.

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Monarda didyma 'Jacob Cline'

Monarda didyma 'Jacob Cline'

Common Name: Jacob Cline Bee Balm

Monarda is native to eastern North America, so it is easy to grow and it multiplies quickly. The flowers' sweet nectar attracts scores of hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees to the garden. The aromatic foliage smells like mint when crushed and is often used to flavor teas.

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Monarda didyma 'Pardon My Pink'

Monarda didyma 'Pardon My Pink'

Common Name: Pardon My Pink Bee Balm

From mid through late summer, cheerful true medium pink flowers sit just at the top of the foliage. Though the plant may be dwarf, the flowers are the same size as taller selections, measuring a full 2 ½ - 3 inches across.  They add a bright splash of color to the border in high summer. 

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Monarda didyma 'Pardon My Purple'

Monarda didyma 'Pardon My Purple'

Common Name: Pardon My Purple Bee Balm

From mid through late summer, cheerful true medium pink flowers sit just at the top of the foliage. Though the plant may be dwarf, the flowers are the same size as taller selections, measuring a full 2 ½ - 3 inches across.  They add a bright splash of color to the border in high summer. 

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Monarda didyma 'Pink Lace'

Monarda didyma 'Pink Lace'

Common Name: Pink Lace Bee Balm

Monarda is native to eastern North America, so it is easy to grow and it multiplies quickly. The flowers' sweet nectar attracts scores of hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees to the garden. The aromatic foliage smells like mint when crushed and is often used to flavor teas.

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Monarda didyma 'Snow White'

Monarda didyma 'Snow White'

Common Name: Snow White Bee Balm

Monarda is native to eastern North America, so it is easy to grow and it multiplies quickly. The flowers' sweet nectar attracts scores of hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees to the garden. The aromatic foliage smells like mint when crushed and is often used to flavor teas.

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Monarda x 'Blue Moon'

Monarda x 'Blue Moon'

Common Name: Blue Moon Bee Balm

he dark green foliage forms an upright clump with enough vigor to quickly fill out containers nicely but are not aggressive in the garden. As with all Monardas from the Walters Gardens, Inc. hybridizing program, these display above average resistance to powdery mildew. Lavender blue flowers are held by attractive purple bracts.A breakthrough, shorter height for this color.

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Monarda x 'Fireball'

Monarda x 'Fireball'

Common Name: Fireball Bee Balm

‘Fireball’ is a compact beebalm cultivar that typically grows to 15-20” tall with an upright, outwardly spreading habit. Tubular, two-lipped, red-purple flowers are borne in dense, globular, terminal heads (verticillasters) atop stiff square stems clad with serrate, dark green leaves (to 2” long). Long summer bloom period (July-August in St. Louis). Attractive to bees, butterflies and hummingbirds, particularly when massed. Flowers, stems and leaves are aromatic. U. S. Plant Patent PP14,235 issued October 14, 2003.

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Monarda x 'Pink Frosting'

Monarda x 'Pink Frosting'

Common Name: Pink Frosting Bee Balm

The dark green foliage forms an upright clump with enough vigor to quickly fill out containers nicely but are not aggressive in the garden. As with all Monardas from the Walters Gardens, Inc. hybridizing program, these display above average resistance to powdery mildew. Pastel pink flowers form a carpet of blossoms that completely cover the foliage.

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Mukdenia rossii 'Karasuba'

Mukdenia rossii 'Karasuba'

Common Name: Karasuba Crimson Fans

Palmate, rounded, 5-9 lobed, dentate, medium green leaves (to 5” long) acquire attractive bronze tinges by summer. ‘Karasuba’ is a cultivar that features more pronounced crimson red color in the leaf tips throughout summer. It may also be sold under the translated trade name of CRIMSON FANS.

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Mukdenia x 'Nova Flame'

Mukdenia x 'Nova Flame'

Common Name: Nova Flame Crimson Fans

Palmate, rounded, 5-9 lobed, dentate, medium green leaves (to 5” long) acquire attractive bronze tinges by summer. ‘

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Myrica pensylvanica

Myrica pensylvanica

Common Name: Bayberry

The fruits are covered with an aromatic, waxy substance which is used to make bayberry candles, soaps and sealing wax. Fruits are attractive to birds.

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Nepeta 'Psfike'

Nepeta 'Psfike'

Common Name: Little Trudy Catmint

A hybrid catnip selected for its distinctive serrated, silvery foliage and long season of lavender bloom. The most compact catnip cultivar.

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Nepeta faassenii 'Blue Wonder'

Nepeta faassenii 'Blue Wonder'

Common Name: Blue Wonder Catmint

The gray-green foliage of many catmints blends well with other plants. Combined with the long lasting, dark blue flowers developing in mid-summer, this is an excellent edging plant for the front border. This cultivar does not self-seed. It grows 12 to 15 inches tall, remains compact and can be cut back to re-bloom in the fall.

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Nepeta faassenii 'Cat's Meow'

Nepeta faassenii 'Cat's Meow'

Common Name: Cat's Meow Catmint

Its small, grey-green, aromatic leaves are topped with well-branched stems carrying spikes of sky blue flowers with purple calyxes from early summer into early fall. ‘Cat’s Meow’ has everything today’s gardeners are looking for: a low maintenance, drought tolerant, deer resistant, long blooming perennial that looks great all season. 

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Nepeta faassenii 'Novanepjun'

Nepeta faassenii 'Novanepjun'

Common Name: Junior Walker Catmint

This low-growing, compact catmint packs a punch of lavender-blue flowers from late spring through summer over aromatic blue-green foliage. 

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Nepeta faassenii 'Six Hills Giant'

Nepeta faassenii 'Six Hills Giant'

Common Name: Six Hills Giant Catmint

The gray-green foliage of many catmints blends well with other plants. Combined with the long lasting, dark blue flowers developing in mid-summer, this is an excellent edging plant for the mid-back border. 

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Nepeta faassenii 'Walkers Low'

Nepeta faassenii 'Walkers Low'

Common Name: Walker Low Catmint

The gray-green foliage of many catmints blends well with other plants. Combined with the long lasting, dark blue flowers developing in mid-summer, this is an excellent edging plant for the mid-back border. 

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Nepeta racemosa 'Little Titch'

Nepeta racemosa 'Little Titch'

Common Name: Little Titch Catmint

With tightly packed gray-green leaves, it forms a low growing, dense mat. Adorning stem tips, small heads of rich blue flowers bloom all summer long

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Nepeta reichenbachiana

Nepeta reichenbachiana

Common Name: Catmint

The gray-green foliage of many catmints blends well with other plants. Combined with the long lasting, dark blue flowers developing in mid-summer, this is an excellent edging plant for the front border. 

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Nepeta x 'Early bird'

Nepeta x 'Early bird'

Common Name: Early Bird Catmint

The gray-green foliage of many catmints blends well with other plants. Combined with the long lasting, dark blue flowers developing in mid-summer, this is an excellent edging plant for the front border. This cultivar does not self-seed. It grows 12 to 15 inches tall, remains compact and can be cut back to re-bloom in the fall.

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Nepeta x 'Junior Walker'

Nepeta x 'Junior Walker'

Common Name: Junior Walker Catmint

The gray-green foliage of many catmints blends well with other plants. Combined with the long lasting, dark blue flowers developing in mid-summer, this is an excellent edging plant for the mid-back border. 

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