Herbaceous Perennial


 
 
Acaena inermis 'Purpurea'

Acaena inermis 'Purpurea'

Common Name: Purple New Zealand Burr

Although nice in the rock garden, plants can grow beyond where they are wanted, so keep a firm upper hand. Evergreen in mild winter regions.Amazing amethyst colored foliage creates a dramatic carpet of color. In summer creamy-white flower spikes will delight you against the foliage. If planted in full sun the foliage will turn ruby red. Perfect for spilling over retaining walls or surrounding taller perennials. It will only tolerate light foot traffic.

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Acanthus spinosus

Acanthus spinosus

Common Name: Spiny Bears Breech

Spiny leaves set this apart from other Acanthus species and add a tropical feel to the garden. The bold foliage is further enhanced in early summer when stiff flower spikes bearing hooded gray-purple flowers rise 2-3' above the leaves. Plant in well-drained soil in part shade 

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Achillea 'Coronation Gold'

Achillea 'Coronation Gold'

Common Name: Yarrow Coronation Gold

The golden flowers and fernlike spice-scented lacy-leafed foliage add color, texture and fragrance to a landscape. Numerous tiny flowers form dense 3-4" flower clusters from May to October.

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Achillea 'Pink Grapefruit'

Achillea 'Pink Grapefruit'

Common Name: Pink Grapefruit Yarrow

Plants are compact and bushy, with very uniform blooming over a long season. This selection has clusters of flowers that begin dusty rose-pink, aging to a soft creamy pink. 

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Achillea hybrid 'Terra Cotta'

Achillea hybrid 'Terra Cotta'

Common Name: Terra Cotta Yarrow

Green leaves are deeply-cut, fern-like and aromatic when crushed. Good cut or dried flower. Tolerant of heat and humidity, but flower color may fade in extended, hot summer weather.

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Achillea millefolium 'Saucy Seduction'

Achillea millefolium 'Saucy Seduction'

Common Name: Yarrow

This intensely colored selection produces a bouquet of flowers that open intense fuchsia pink, then lighten to medium pink.  New flowers are produced all summer long, providing an array of cheerful pink color over an extended period of bloom.

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Achillea millefolium 'Summer Pastels'

Achillea millefolium 'Summer Pastels'

Common Name: Summer Pastels Yarrow

Yarrows make a great addition to any perennial garden, and the Achillea Summer Pastels is truly one of the most exciting varieties to be added to the Yarrow family. Summer Pastels Achillea blooms from June through September with varying flower colors ranging from pink, rose, orange-red, purple, gray, salmon and mauve. 

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Achillea millefolium 'Sunny Seduction'

Achillea millefolium 'Sunny Seduction'

Common Name: Sunny Seduction Yarrow

Excellent for cutting. Nice in the border and for massed planting. Deadheading faded blooms should encourage more buds to form.

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Achillea ptarmica 'Angel's Breath'

Achillea ptarmica 'Angel's Breath'

Common Name: Double Yarrow Angel's Breath

Likes well drained soils. . Remove spent flowers to promote continous blooming.

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Achillea sibirica ssp. camtschatica 'Love Parade'

Achillea sibirica ssp. camtschatica 'Love Parade'

Common Name: Love Parade Siberian Yarrow

Likes well drained soils. . Remove spent flowers to promote continous blooming. Narrow, saw-toothed, leathery, dark green, lance-shaped leaves (to 4" long) are both attractive and unusual for the Achillea genus. Flowers bloom June to September in large umbels atop stems. 'Love Parade' is a cultivar that features soft pink flowers with pale yellow stamens.   

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Aconitum anthora

Aconitum anthora

Common Name: Yellow Monkshood

The foliage and stems contain diterpenoid alkaloids. It has been used externally against rheumatism and deep pain, but it can irritate the skin. Internally, it has been used for weak pulse, vegetable poisons, feverish colds, pneumonia, croup, heart conditions, and cardiac arrest. Normally blooms in July-Sept.

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Aconitum cammarum 'Blue Lagoon'

Aconitum cammarum 'Blue Lagoon'

Common Name: Blue Lagoon Monkshood

Short and very compact, dark green foliage forms dense mounds with excellent branching habit, bright blue flowers bloom lower on stalks unlike other Aconitums for superb color display, best Aconitum for pots

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Aconitum carmichaelii 'Arendsii'

Aconitum carmichaelii 'Arendsii'

Common Name: Azure Monkshood

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Aconitum fischeri

Aconitum fischeri

Common Name: Fischers Monkshood

An excellent addition to the border, wooded garden or for naturalizing. The flowers are long lasting once cut and arranged.

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Aconitum hemsleyanum 'Red Wine'

Aconitum hemsleyanum 'Red Wine'

Common Name: Red Wine Monkshood

Dark wine-red hooded flowers bloom in August-September.

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Aconitum henryi 'Sparks Variety'

Aconitum henryi 'Sparks Variety'

Common Name: Sparks Variety Monkshood

Aconitum 'Spark's Variety' is an upright monkshood to 4ft in height, with deeply divided, glossy dark green leaves and branching spikes of hooded, deep violet-blue flowers.

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Aconitum napellus

Aconitum napellus

Common Name: Monkshood

Blooms mid summer with helmet shaped flowers. Foliage is glossy dark green on loosely branched stems. Leaves with 5-7 toothed lobes. Good for use as cut flowers. Prefers a moist cool soil.

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Aconitum napellus 'Album'

Aconitum napellus 'Album'

Common Name: White Monkshood

Blooms mid summer with helmet shaped flowers. Foliage is glossy dark green on loosely branched stems. Leaves with 5-7 toothed lobes. Good for use as cut flowers. Prefers a moist cool soil.Pure white flowers upright growing habit. Shiny darl green foliage.

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Acorus calamus 'Variegatus'

Acorus calamus 'Variegatus'

Common Name: Variegated Sweet Flag

Long, up to 1 inch wide leaves stand tall to display their striking variegation of bright green and creamy yellow. When crushed, they emit a delicious tangerine scent. This grass is simply stunning and is sure to catch your eye. It is especially beautiful when backlit by the early morning or late afternoon sun.

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Actea pachypoda 'Silver Leaf'

Actea pachypoda 'Silver Leaf'

Common Name: Silver Leaf Doll's Eyes

There are historical accounts of use in medicinal teas, Baneberry plants are poisonous; all parts may cause gastrointestinal inflammation or skin blisters.

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Ajuga reptans 'Black Scallop'

Ajuga reptans 'Black Scallop'

Common Name: Dark-Leaf Carpet Bugleweed

With beautiful dark, glossy foliage, ‘Black Scallop’ is so dark it appears almost black; this plant would be a great addition to a black-themed garden.

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Ajuga reptans 'Chocolate Chip'

Ajuga reptans 'Chocolate Chip'

Common Name: Chocolate Chip Ajuga

‘Valfredda’, commonly sold under the trade name of CHOCOLATE CHIP, is a bugleweed cultivar that is most noted for its extremely dwarf habit and its chocolate foliage.

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Alcea filicifolia 'Happy Lights'

Alcea filicifolia 'Happy Lights'

Common Name: Happy LightsHollyhock

Most impressive in the garden as tall border plants or for background planting. They bloom from mid summer to frost and the long stems make for excellent cut flowers. Very easy to grow from seed, this reliable perennial is extremely hardy and will flourish in full sun and rich soil.

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Alcea rosea 'Blacknight'

Alcea rosea 'Blacknight'

Common Name: Blacknight Hollyhock

This selection features tall spikes of large, old-fashioned single flowers in purple-black with a yellow eye over a low mound of foliage. Flowers appearing the first season. Cut plants back to 8 inches after blooming

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Alcea rosea 'Mars Magic'

Alcea rosea 'Mars Magic'

Common Name: Mars Magic Hollyhock

These giant flowerstems(up to 6') sport numerous blooms crowded together -- when fully open, they are a solid wall of soft color! Of course, like all Hollyhocks the buds open from the bottom of the plant upwards, giving you weeks of fresh flowers! Full sun and rich, well-worked, moist soil. Staking required.

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Alcea rosea 'Polarstar'

Alcea rosea 'Polarstar'

Common Name: Polarstar Hollyhock

These giant flowerstems(up to 6') sport numerous blooms crowded together -- when fully open, they are a solid wall of soft color! Of course, like all Hollyhocks the buds open from the bottom of the plant upwards, giving you weeks of fresh flowers! Full sun and rich, well-worked, moist soil. Staking required.

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Alcea rosea 'Radiant Rose'

Alcea rosea 'Radiant Rose'

Common Name: Radiant Rose Hollyhock

Rose pink, single flowers are produced on tall, sturdy stalks in midsummer.

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Alcea rosea 'simplex'

Alcea rosea 'simplex'

Common Name: Hollyhock

The striking flowers held on sturdy, tall spikes give an impressive appearance in the garden. Round, lobed dark green leaves have serrated edges. Standing 60 inches tall and spread 18 inches wide in upright growth habit. For best flowering, place this plant in direct heat of sunlight.election features tall spikes of large, old-fashioned single flowers in purple-black with a yellow eye over a low mound of foliage. Flowers appearing the first season. Cut plants back to 8 inches after blooming

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Alcea rosea 'Sunshine'

Alcea rosea 'Sunshine'

Common Name: Sunshine Hollyhock

These giant flowerstems(up to 6') sport numerous blooms crowded together -- when fully open, they are a solid wall of soft color! Of course, like all Hollyhocks the buds open from the bottom of the plant upwards, giving you weeks of fresh flowers! Full sun and rich, well-worked, moist soil. Staking required.

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Alcea rosea x siberica 'Summer Memories'

Alcea rosea x siberica 'Summer Memories'

Common Name: Summer Memories Hollyhock

'Summer Memories Mix' tends to be more resistant to leaf rust than most hollyhocks. The 7-lobed foliage stays fairly clean and healthy throughout the season.Full sun and rich, well-worked, moist soil. Staking required.

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Alcea rugosa

Alcea rugosa

Common Name: Russian Hollyhock

These giant flowerstems(up to 6') sport numerous blooms crowded together -- when fully open, they are a solid wall of soft color! Of course, like all Hollyhocks the buds open from the bottom of the plant upwards, giving you weeks of fresh flowers! Full sun and rich, well-worked, moist soil. Staking required.

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Alchemilla alpina

Alchemilla alpina

Common Name: Creeping Lady's Mantle

 Short sprays of chartreuse-yellow flowers appear in early summer. Also attractive in tubs or mixed containers. An easy and reliable plant that requires little attention. Part shade or full sun; well drained. Makes a lovely groundcover.

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Alchemilla erythropoda

Alchemilla erythropoda

Common Name: Dwarf Lady's Mantle

Part shade or full sun; well drained. Makes a lovely groundcover

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Alchemilla mollis

Alchemilla mollis

Common Name: Lady's Mantle

Tiny, apetulous, star-shaped, greenish yellow flowers appear in loose, spreading clusters (compound cymes) atop stems rising above the foliage to 12-18" in late spring to early summer.

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Alchemilla mollis 'Auslese'

Alchemilla mollis 'Auslese'

Common Name: Auslese Lady's Mantle

Green to bright chartreuse flowers appear in clusters above scalloped, grey-green foliage late spring through summer.

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Alchemilla sericata 'Gold Strike'

Alchemilla sericata 'Gold Strike'

Common Name: Gold Strike Lady's Mantle

Low-growing ground cover. Chartreuse flowers bloom late spring to early summer and are often used as filler in bouquets. Tolerates full sun to full shade and prefers moist areas.

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Alchemilla xanthochlora (vulgaris)

Alchemilla xanthochlora (vulgaris)

Common Name: Lady's Mantle

Lady’s Mantle is an excellent astringent and emmenagogue. Its astringent actions can help stopping both internal and external bleeding. The plant is also very useful for women suffering from heavy menstrual bleeding, menstrual cramps and menopausal symptoms. It can relieve the pain, regulate the menstrual cycle, and can help in treatment of fibroids and endometriosis.

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Allium thunbergii 'Ozawa'

Allium thunbergii 'Ozawa'

Common Name: Ozawa Ornamental Onion

Bulbous perennial which grows in a tuft to 9-12" tall. It features thin, round, grass-like, hollow green leaves which remain attractive throughout the growing season

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Alyssum saxatile 'Compactum'

Alyssum saxatile 'Compactum'

Common Name: Golddust

Does best in dry, rocky soil and prefers to full sun to light shade.  Blooms: Mid Spring to mid Summer.  Drought tolerant. 

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Amsonia tabernaemontana 'Blue Ice'

Amsonia tabernaemontana 'Blue Ice'

Common Name: Blue Ice Bluestar

The bright green, compact, slowly spreading foliage forms the perfect background for the delightful blossoms and then turns a rich shade of yellow in fall.  Amsonia adds a billowy, finely textured element to the landscape.  It grows into a dense mass, much like a small shrub.

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Amsonia tabernaemontana 'Storm Cloud'

Amsonia tabernaemontana 'Storm Cloud'

Common Name: Storm Cloud Bluestar

Although the main interest of this plant is in spring, it maintains a great garden presence throughout the summer and fall. Its wide, mounded habit lends itself well to be used in place of shrubs in the landscape. Younger plants will have more of a vase-like habit, but make sure to give this plant some space for when it reaches its mature size. This easy care, heat and humidity tolerant, deer resistant perennial is an excellent choice for gardeners looking for low maintenance or native perennials. 

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Anemone 'Honorine Jobert'

Anemone 'Honorine Jobert'

Common Name: Honrine Jobert Japanese Anemone

A staple item for late summer and fall borders, Japanese Anenomes are graceful plants with beautiful, satiny flowers borne on tall stems above a clump of shorter basal foliage. Watching them sway in the breeze brings a feeling of calm and peace to the garden.

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Anemone 'September Charm'

Anemone 'September Charm'

Common Name: Anemone

Silvery pink flowers (2-3” diameter) with darker rose shadings and yellow center stamens appear on long, wiry-but-graceful, branching stems over an attractive foliage mound of usually trifoliate, dark green, basal leaves

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Anemone multifida 'Rubra'

Anemone multifida 'Rubra'

Common Name: Annabella Deep Pink

 Excellent ground cover for partially shaded areas as the dense foliage tends to prevent other plants from growing. Spreads by underground rhizomes

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Anemone sylvestris

Anemone sylvestris

Common Name: Anemone

Flowers give way to white, woolly seed heads. Repeat bloom may occur in the cooler weather of early autumn. Snowdrop anemone is a rhizomatous plant that forms spreading patches.

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Anemone tomentosa 'Robustissima'

Anemone tomentosa 'Robustissima'

Common Name: Anemone-Grape Leaf

Opening its blooms just as the summer flowers are passing, and remaining colorful well into fall, 'Robustissima' is a splendid addition to any sunny to partly shaded spot, adding interesting texture and form from early spring until frost

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Angelica gigas

Angelica gigas

Common Name: Giant Angelica

Decorative foliage and fascinating flowers. Onion-sized flowering buds open to large hemispherical, dark, reddish-purple colored flowers. Decorative foliage. Lush, tropical-looking, reseeds in the garden for long term use. A striking architectural plant either alone or in small groups. Gold Medal prize winner at Plantarium in Boskoop, Holland, 1993.

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Anthemis tinctoria 'Alba'

Anthemis tinctoria 'Alba'

Common Name: White Margaurite

Attractive lacy, scented foliage. Full sun, does well in poor dry soils. Some blooming if started early, but most plants bloom the second year. Good growth rate and easy.

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Anthemis tinctoria 'Charme'

Anthemis tinctoria 'Charme'

Common Name: Charme Golden Marguerite

The finely cut, feathery foliage forms a tight, symmetrical mound that is beautiful even when the plant is not in bloom.

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Anthemis tinctoria 'Kelwayi'

Anthemis tinctoria 'Kelwayi'

Common Name: Kelwayi Golden Marguerite

The finely cut, feathery foliage forms a symmetrical mound that is beautiful even when the plant is not in bloom.

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Aquilegia 'Blue Barlow'

Aquilegia 'Blue Barlow'

Common Name: Blue Barlow Columbine

Lovely in the shade garden, the delicate grey-green foliage mound grows to 18” across. This variety was bred especially for cut flower production and is especially long lasting in a vase.

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Aquilegia 'Bluebird'

Aquilegia 'Bluebird'

Common Name: Bluebird Columbine

Free-flowering, medium-compact plants have eye-catching, 1.5 to 3.5-in blooms in true, light blue/white in late Spring and early Summer.

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Aquilegia 'Robin'

Aquilegia 'Robin'

Common Name: Robin Columbine

Free-flowering, medium-compact plants have eye-catching, 1.5 to 3.5-in blooms in true, light blue/white in late Spring and early Summer.

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Aquilegia flabellata 'var. Pumila'

Aquilegia flabellata 'var. Pumila'

Common Name: Dwarf Blue Columbine

It is extremely hardy & can be grown even so far north as USDA zone two, or three to eight more certainly. Not terribly heat hardy, it won't tolerate full sun in zone nine, but does prefer full sun in the north.

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Arabis caucasica 'Variegata'

Arabis caucasica 'Variegata'

Common Name: Variegated Rock Cress

Variegated Wall Cress is a dense herbaceous evergreen perennial with a ground-hugging habit of growth. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage.

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Aralia cordata 'Sun King'

Aralia cordata 'Sun King'

Common Name: Sun King Aralia

Clumps are topped with 2' tall spikes of tiny white flowers followed by ornamental black fruit.  Like most Aralias, the flowers attract honeybees. 

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Artemisia stelleriana 'Morris Strain'

Artemisia stelleriana 'Morris Strain'

Common Name: Morris Strain Dusty Miller

The plant has a compact growth pattern that seldom needs pruning except to keep the foliage contained or remove dead and diseased stems. It can be cut back in spring or sheared during the summer if needed, new foliage will flush out quickly. In late summer the flowers on small felty stems blend in perfectly with the foliage...  the plants are deer and rabbit resistant.

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Aruncus 'Horatio'

Aruncus 'Horatio'

Common Name: Horatio Goatsbeard

Its flowers are arranged in long thin flower spikes and these start tuning brown along their length so that an interesting two tone effect develops that looks attractive rather than detracting from the plants elegance.

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Aruncus aethusofolius 'Noble Spirits'

Aruncus aethusofolius 'Noble Spirits'

Common Name: Noble Spirits Goatsbeard

Fernlike leaves in a neat, dense, rounded shape topped with many Astilbe-like white spikes. Flowering from May to July.

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Aruncus dioicus

Aruncus dioicus

Common Name: Goats Beard

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Aruncus x 'Misty Lace'

Aruncus x 'Misty Lace'

Common Name: Misty Lace Goatsbeard

This superb goatsbeard got its start as a seedling in the garden of Richard Simon of Maryland's former Bluemount Nursery. Aruncus 'Misty Lace' is a perfect size for the smaller garden

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Asarum europeaus

Asarum europeaus

Common Name: European Wild Ginger

It offers the perfect setting for the bright spring blooms of Dicentra and Tiarella. Plants are evergreen where winters are not too harsh.

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Aster 'Lilac Blue'

Aster 'Lilac Blue'

Common Name: Lilac Blue Kickin Aster

Their habit is superb, forming a very full, bushy, relatively short mound of finely textured green foliage.  From late summer through mid-fall, every inch of the foliage is completely covered in flowers, creating a huge splash of color that is so needed in the garden late in the season. 

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Aster ageratoides 'Ezo Marasaki'

Aster ageratoides 'Ezo Marasaki'

Common Name: Ezo Marasaki Aster

A very late season aster with rich purple daisies with a greenish-yellow button center. This will add interest and extend the late-season herbaceous show from late August-Oct. The buds and flowers are frost tolerant. Moderately spreading. 

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Aster dumosus 'Wood's Blue'

Aster dumosus 'Wood's Blue'

Common Name: Wood's Blue Aster

Bred for compact habit, long bloom period and heavy flowering, all of the Wood's Asters are outstanding pot crops and should be used far more often as a sturdy perennial alternative for mums.

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Aster novae-angliae 'Purple Dome'

Aster novae-angliae 'Purple Dome'

Common Name: Purple Dome Aster

A naturally compact form with deep purple flowers in August and September.  

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Aster novae-angliae 'September Ruby'

Aster novae-angliae 'September Ruby'

Common Name: September Ruby Aster

Robust semi-woody, upright clumps that flower from late summer into fall are eye-catching for the back of your border garden. 

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Aster oblongifolius 'Raydon's Favorite'

Aster oblongifolius 'Raydon's Favorite'

Common Name: Oblong-leaf Aster

With late richly colored flowers, distinguished by sunlit yellow eyes and fine-textured single rays, and a no-fuss, orderly nature, it proves indispensable in the fall border

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Astilbe arendsii 'Bridal Veil'

Astilbe arendsii 'Bridal Veil'

Common Name: Bridal Veil Astilbe

The classic white astilbe. Lacy white panicles gently droop at the tips, lending a frothy look to the clump.  Blooms in early summer.  Deep green, glossy foliage

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Astilbe arendsii 'Flamingo'

Astilbe arendsii 'Flamingo'

Common Name: Flamingo False Spirea

Flamingo’ never needs staking, easily melds mauves and blues, and holds our interest into winter when its bushy blooms impart rich brown tones.

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Astilbe chinensis 'Mighty Pip'

Astilbe chinensis 'Mighty Pip'

Common Name: Mighty Pip Astilbe

Astilbe 'Mighty Pip' is a vigorous 4' tall grower, topped in late spring/early summer with branched spikes of light pink flowers...quite stunning and quite noticeable in the garden.

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Astilbe chinensis 'Milk and Honey'

Astilbe chinensis 'Milk and Honey'

Common Name: Milk and Honey Astilbe

Looks spectacular when planted en-mass. The foliage is bushy and has a silvery shade when it just appears in spring. This variety has better resistance against drought (compared to other Astilbes), but should still not dry out.

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Astilbe chinensis 'Pumila'

Astilbe chinensis 'Pumila'

Common Name: Dwarf Chinese Astilbe

Lilac plumes over deep green foliage from July to August. Great used as ground cover, or in foreground. Spreads well.

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Astilbe chinensis 'Purpurkerze'

Astilbe chinensis 'Purpurkerze'

Common Name: Tall Purple Chinese Astilbe

Astilbes are mainstays of shade and woodland gardens. They are clump-forming perennials which feature graceful, fern-like mounds of mostly basal, 2-3 ternately compound leaves, usually with sharply-toothed leaflets, and tiny flowers densely packed into erect to arching, plume-like flower panicles rising above the foliage on slender, upright stems. 

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Astilbe chinensis 'Vision in Pink'

Astilbe chinensis 'Vision in Pink'

Common Name: Vision in Pink Astilbe

This recent midsize selection features showy, soft-pink plumes, over a compact mound of elegant, lacy blue-green leaves. Also thrives in tubs, or mixed containers. Excellent for cutting. 

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Astilbe chinensis 'Vision in White'

Astilbe chinensis 'Vision in White'

Common Name: Vision in White Astilbe

Vision in White’ is a robust growing selection which produces loads of large, creamy white, triangular plumes in midsummer. Though the foliage is full and robust like others in the Visions series, it is not as coarsely textured.  Rather, the green leaves are smooth and glossy.  Foliage and flower combine in an elegantly refined display in the landscape.

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Astilbe simplicifolia 'Key West'

Astilbe simplicifolia 'Key West'

Common Name: Key West False Spirea

Displays dark burgundy foliage with shimmering carmine-red flowers. Key West produces twice as many flowers than other types of Astilbes. Will make an excellent potted plant. It is short, compact with strong stems and lots of buds.

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Astilbe simplicifolia 'Sprite'

Astilbe simplicifolia 'Sprite'

Common Name: Sprite False Spirea

Drooping panicles of shell-pink flowers on arching stems typically rising 12-18” tall in late spring. 1994 PPA Plant of the Year award.

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Astilbe x 'Chocolate Shogun'

Astilbe x 'Chocolate Shogun'

Common Name: Chocolate Shogun Astilbe

Bred by Nagasaki Teruhisa of Aomori, Japan. Prefers light shade but can tolerate sun as long as soil is kept reasonably moist. Won a Silver Medal at the 2013 Plantarium, a prestigious Dutch trade show for hardy nursery stock.  

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Astilbe x 'Delft Lace'

Astilbe x 'Delft Lace'

Common Name: Delft Lace Astilbe

Red stems carry panicles of deep salmon red buds which open to soft apricot pink flowers in early summer. Deep red seed panicles extend the season of interest through summer.

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Astilbe x 'Mighty Red Quin'

Astilbe x 'Mighty Red Quin'

Common Name: Mighty Red Quin Astilbe

Showy Tall , Upright Red Flower Spikes On Dark Green, Bronze Edged Foliage. Strong Grower, Will Re-Bloom If Plants Are Cut Back.

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Astilbe x arendsii 'Look at Me'

Astilbe x arendsii 'Look at Me'

Common Name: Look at Me Astilbe

This selection has large, fragrant, bubble-gum pink plumes on red stems over a compact mound of elegant, lacy green leaves. Declared the best new plant at Plantarium 2013. Also thrives in tubs, or mixed containers. Fertilize in April and June. Excellent for cutting

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Astilbe x arendsii 'Peach Blossom'

Astilbe x arendsii 'Peach Blossom'

Common Name: Peach Blossom Astilbe

Essential for partially shaded borders. Requires cool, evenly moist soil to perform. Shade or part shade, full sun in far north with adequate moisture.

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Astilbe x arendsii 'Radius'

Astilbe x arendsii 'Radius'

Common Name: Radius Astilbe

Leafy, burgundy red scapes carry triangular plumes of burgundy red buds which open to bright red flowers in early to midsummer.

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Astilbe x arendsii 'Red Charm'

Astilbe x arendsii 'Red Charm'

Common Name: Red Charm Astilbe

Spikes of graceful plumes, mostly erect but on some types arching. Flowers are effective in dried arrangements. Prefers a rich and moist soil in a shady location.Arching beautiful red flower plumes. Tall stems, very showy variety.

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Astilbe x crispa 'Lilliput'

Astilbe x crispa 'Lilliput'

Common Name: Lilliput Astilbe

Part sun to bright shade in consistently moist to wet humus rich soils; long lived, adaptable, deer and rabbit resistant. USDA Z4-9

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Astilbe x crispa 'Perkeo'

Astilbe x crispa 'Perkeo'

Common Name: Perkeo Astilbe

Enduring drier soil in shady spots and nearly full sun in cool summer regions, ‘Perkeo’ can enrich the front lines of a border, a shady rock garden or patio container.

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Astrantia major 'Abbey Road'

Astrantia major 'Abbey Road'

Common Name: Abbey Road Masterwort

clusters of dark wine red flowers bloom on tall purple stems, outer bracts are deep maroon red and flowers open with a lighter center, a vigorous grower with deep green foliage, a bit more compact but very free-flowering

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Astrantia major 'Hadspen Blood'

Astrantia major 'Hadspen Blood'

Common Name: Hadspen Blood Masterwort

Esteemed for the glorious borders she created at Hadspen House, Nori Pope introduced this sought-after richly hued beauty. Blooms mid-June–September.

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Astrantia major 'Red Joyce'

Astrantia major 'Red Joyce'

Common Name: Red Joyce Masterwort

A tough and robust clump-forming perennial which has coarsely toothed basal leaves. From June to August dark-red pincushion flowerheads are borne.

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Astrantia major 'Ruby Wedding'

Astrantia major 'Ruby Wedding'

Common Name: Ruby Wedding Masterwort

The leaves are deeply lobed and mid green. This old cottage garden favourite has been enjoying a resurgence of interest in recent years, as it works equally well in contemporary style plantings. Use towards the front of a sunny, yet moist border, where the intense flower colour can be fully appreciated. 

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Astrantia major 'Sparkling Stars Pink'

Astrantia major 'Sparkling Stars Pink'

Common Name: Sparkling Stars Pink Masterwort

It is excellent as both a dried and cut flower. It will thrive in bright sunny spots, but also in a shaded area of your garden. The blooms will appear from June to August in moist, fertile soil.

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Astrantia major 'Star of Beauty'

Astrantia major 'Star of Beauty'

Common Name: Star of Beauty Masterwort

Star of Beauty' is an upright, umbelliferous, stoloniferous, clump-forming masterwort that typically grows to 24-30” tall. Pincushion-like umbels of white and purple flowers are subtended by showy ruffs of papery, petal-like, two-toned bracts with white centers and grayish-purple tips. Bracts usually remain attractive well after bloom. 

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Astrantia major 'Star of Billions'

Astrantia major 'Star of Billions'

Common Name: Star of Billions Masterwort

forms large clusters of white flowers with greenish tips, floriferous with long-lasting flowers, vigorous grower

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Astrantia major 'Star of Fire'

Astrantia major 'Star of Fire'

Common Name: Star of Fire Masterwort

Wonderful woodland plant prefering moist, shady areas rich in organic matter. Excellent for the shady perennial border or for naturalizing along a stream. Plants bloom early to late summer on tall stems with rounded buttonhead flowers cupped with colorful star-shaped bracts. Astrantia are excellent cut flowers.

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Astrantia major 'Star of Magic'

Astrantia major 'Star of Magic'

Common Name: Star of Magic Masterwort

Wonderful woodland plant prefering moist, shady areas rich in organic matter. Excellent for the shady perennial border or for naturalizing along a stream. Plants bloom early to late summer on tall stems with rounded buttonhead flowers cupped with colorful star-shaped bracts. Astrantia are excellent cut flowers.

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Astrantia major 'Sunningdale Variegated'

Astrantia major 'Sunningdale Variegated'

Common Name: Variegated Great Masterwort

This is an umbelliferous, stoloniferous, clump-forming perennial that typically grows to 24” (less frequently to 30”) tall. Each flower is a domed umbel of pinkish-white florets subtended by a showy ruff of papery, petal-like, green, pink and white involucral bracts.

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