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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Baptisia 'Cherries Jubilee'

Baptisia 'Cherries Jubilee'

Common Name: Cherries Jubilee Baptisia

Well-branched stems form a bushy, upright spreading mound of foliage that is relatively short for Baptisia.  It is a good candidate for the middle of the flower border.  Ornamental seed pods extend the season of interest into fall. Baptisia is easy to grow and will thrive with little maintenance.  There are many potential applications in the landscape including meadow plantings, as a backdrop in borders, or as a specimen.  Plants are very long-lived once established.

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Baptisia 'Lemon Meringue'

Baptisia 'Lemon Meringue'

Common Name: Lemon Meringue Baptisia

Just 3 feet high and 2½ to 3 feet wide, this neat perennial begins flowering in late spring in most climates, continuing into summer. The pea-like blooms are followed by showy seedpods that last into fall, adding another season of beauty to the display. Lush blue-green foliage keeps the entire plant attractive from spring until frost.

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Baptisia australis

Baptisia australis

Common Name: Blue False Indigo

Blooms in spring. Flowers give way to inflated seed pods (to 2.5" long) which turn charcoal black when ripe and have considerable ornamental interest. Seeds rattle around in the blackened pods which were once popularly used by children as rattles. Grows natively in rich woods, thickets and along streambanks from Pennsylvania south to North Carolina and Tennessee.

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Baptisia lactea

Baptisia lactea

Common Name: Wild White Indigo

Blooms in spring. Flowers give way to inflated seed pods (to 2.5" long) which turn charcoal black when ripe and have considerable ornamental interest. Seeds rattle around in the blackened pods which were once popularly used by children as rattles. 

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Baptisia x 'Carolina Moonlight'

Baptisia x 'Carolina Moonlight'

Common Name: Hybrid False Indigo

Flower spikes extending well above the foliage mound of clover-like, trifoliate, bluish-green leaves (leaflets to 2” long). On species plants, spent flowers give way to inflated seed pods (to 2.5” long) which turn charcoal black when ripe and have considerable ornamental interest.

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Baptisia x 'Lavender Stardust'

Baptisia x 'Lavender Stardust'

Common Name: Lavender Stardust False Indigo

Baptisia is easy to grow and will thrive with little maintenance.  There are many potential applications in the landscape including meadow plantings, as a backdrop in borders, or as a specimen.  Plants are very long-lived once established.

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Baptisia x 'Lunar Eclipse'

Baptisia x 'Lunar Eclipse'

Common Name: Lunar Eclipse False Indigo

From the Prairieblue™ Series, False Indigo provides an arresting presence in the garden. Blue-green foliage is topped with spires of lupine-like flowers in late spring. Baptisia is exceptionally long-lived so choose a good shrub-sized space and enjoy its carefree nature. - See more at: https://www.bluestoneperennials.com/BALE.html#sthash.jOlexGe4.dpuf

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Baptisia x varicolor 'Twilite Prairieblues'

Baptisia x varicolor 'Twilite Prairieblues'

Common Name: Blue Wild Indigo

This is a very large Baptisia creating a 4' x 5' clump and possibly growing larger, so give it plenty of room. It is one of the most vigorous Baptisia we've grown and it makes a very bold statement in the landscape

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Bergenia 'Bressingham Ruby'

Bergenia 'Bressingham Ruby'

Common Name: Bressingham Beauty Pigsqueak

Amidst a compact base of lustrous greenery, glistening deep rosy red Hyacinth-like blooms herald the spring

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Bergenia 'Pink Dragonfly'

Bergenia 'Pink Dragonfly'

Common Name: Pink Dragonfly Pigsqueek

Narrow leaves, with brilliant purple winter color, erupt in luscious bright pink flowers in proportion to its foliage on this petite beauty.

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Brunnera macrophylla

Brunnera macrophylla

Common Name: Buglos

Tiny, forget-me-not-like flowers (light blue with yellow centers) in airy, branched paniculate cymes rise well above the foliage on slender stems to 15” tall in spring. True mounding habit.

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Brunnera macrophylla 'Emerald Mist'

Brunnera macrophylla 'Emerald Mist'

Common Name: Emerald Mist Buglos

Tiny, forget-me-not-like flowers (light blue with yellow centers) in airy, branched paniculate cymes rise well above the foliage on slender stems to 15” tall in spring. True mounding habit.

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Brunnera macrophylla 'Hadspen Cream'

Brunnera macrophylla 'Hadspen Cream'

Common Name: Hadspen Cream Chinese Forget-me-not

Excellent for the woodland garden. Keep out of direct sun, as the white leaf edges will scorch easily. Plants may be divided carefully in early fall, but very small pieces have a tendency to revert to plain green

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Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost'

Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost'

Common Name: Jack Frost Buglos

Small clusters of bright blue flowers that appear in earliest spring. It prefers acidic soil, but is generally not fussy about conditions, withstanding cold snaps admirably and tolerating soil of poor fertility. Space the plants 18 to 24 inches wide to give them space to show off their nicely rounded form.

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Brunnera macrophylla 'Looking Glass'

Brunnera macrophylla 'Looking Glass'

Common Name: Looking Glass Buglos

Tiny, forget-me-not-like flowers (light blue with yellow centers) in airy, branched paniculate cymes rise well above the foliage on slender stems to 15” tall in spring.

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Brunnera macrophylla 'Variegata'

Brunnera macrophylla 'Variegata'

Common Name: Variegated Chinese Forget-me-not

Unexpected splashy patterns of white surround the bold green foliage and add light to the shade garden.

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Callirhoe involucrata

Callirhoe involucrata

Common Name: Wine Cups

Bright pink/lavender, poppy-like blossoms. Drought tolerant. Moderate self-seeds in optimum growing conditions.

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Callirhoe involucrata var. 'tenuissima'

Callirhoe involucrata var. 'tenuissima'

Common Name: Mexican Wine Cups

Bright pink/lavender, poppy-like blossoms. Drought tolerant. Moderate self-seeds in optimum growing conditions.

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Caltha palustris 'var. multiplex'

Caltha palustris 'var. multiplex'

Common Name: Double Marsh Marigold

This is one  big Marsh Marigold. Big rounded leaves makes a big dome of foliage with large double yellow flowers.

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Camassia scilloides

Camassia scilloides

Common Name: Atlantic camas

It has light blue-violet to white flowers begin to bloom from the bottom, progressing toward the top, of the spike-like raceme at the end of the plant’s central stalk.  Attractive to a number of insects seeking nectar and pollen, Camassia scilloides re-seeds itself and, though slow to establish, is fairly long-lived.

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Campanula carpatica 'Pearl Deep Blue'

Campanula carpatica 'Pearl Deep Blue'

Common Name: Pearl Deep Blue Harebell

This selection has flowers in a clear medium-blue shade. Will continue blooming for weeks if spent blossoms are regularly removed. Excellent choice for the rock garden, edging and in containers. Performs especially well in regions with cool nights during the summer.

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Campanula cochleariifolia 'Bavarian White'

Campanula cochleariifolia 'Bavarian White'

Common Name: White Fairy Thimble

The Fairy Thimble forms a low mat of tiny green leaves, bearing loads of tiny little dangling white bells in early summer. Delightful growing among rocks, on walls, and between paving stones. 

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Campanula latifolia var. macrantha 'Alba'

Campanula latifolia var. macrantha 'Alba'

Common Name: Wide Leaf Bellflower

This plant prefers loose, rich, well- drained, relatively nutrient-rich, even calcareous soils and loves sunny to semi-shady locations. It performs especially well in perennial beds, mixed borders and natural plantings as well as near shrubs. In good soil conditions it even grows under sparse treetops. However, it partially dies back in very dry summers.  

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Campanula periscifolia 'Takion Blue'

Campanula periscifolia 'Takion Blue'

Common Name: Takion Blue Peach-Leaved Bellflower

This F1 hybrid is genetically compact and PGRs are typically not needed to control the height.  Like most C. persicifolia varieties, this one also forms a basal mound of long, leathery, evergreen, dark green leaves.  

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Campanula poscharskyana 'Blue Waterfall'

Campanula poscharskyana 'Blue Waterfall'

Common Name: Blue Waterfall Bellflower

 lavender-blue flowers all summer, excellent for rock gardens where the fast growing plants form a wonderful cascading effect

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Centaurea dealbata

Centaurea dealbata

Common Name: Knapweed

Blooms from late spring to early summer atop stems clad with small, entire, sessile, upper leaves. Each flower head has distinctive involucre bracts. Flowers are attractive to butterflies.

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Centaurea macrocephala

Centaurea macrocephala

Common Name: Star Thistle

Centaurea macrocephalais such a dramatic plant that you will need to work it into your design rather carefully, the strong and dramatic appearance can overwhelm fine, small plants.  It would be a superb plant to incorporate in a rock bolder garden or mixed border.  It is excellent for cut flowers or dried.  

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Centaurea montana

Centaurea montana

Common Name: Perennial Bachelor's Button

This species is a low, spreading one and it will self-seed prolifically if it is not deadheaded. However, it looks best when planted en mass where the blue flower display has the most visual impact.

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Centaurea pulcherrima

Centaurea pulcherrima

Common Name: Pink Bachelor.s Button

Flowers appear in late spring to early summer singly atop slender, unbranched, sparsely-leaved stems typically growing 12-16” tall. 

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Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips'

Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips'

Common Name: Hot Lips Turtlehead

Chelone is a long-blooming perennial that thrives in moist woodland conditions. This variety has bronze-green foliage that turns a deeper green than the species, but is equally as showy. The upright, red stems provide additional interest throughout the season.

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Chelone lyonii 'Tiny Tortuga'

Chelone lyonii 'Tiny Tortuga'

Common Name: Tiny Tortuga Turtlehead

A tiny turtlehead with all the flower power of its taller brothers, this native cultivar features uniquely shaped, hot pink blooms atop lustrous dark green leaves with a bronzy sheen. Flowers reminiscent of turtles' mouths persist from mid-summer into fall, a favorite of butterflies but distasteful to deer. 

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Chelone obliqua

Chelone obliqua

Common Name: Turtlehead

Hooded, snapdragon-like, two-lipped, deep rose flowers appear in tight, spike-like terminal racemes from late summer into autumn. Flowers purportedly resemble turtle heads. Coarsely-toothed, lance-shaped, dark green leaves.

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Chrysanthemum 'Overture'

Chrysanthemum 'Overture'

Common Name: Overture Hardy Mum

Deep russet red flowers with a gold button center provide an awesome splash of color at a time when ornamental grasses are at their peak. The flowers age to terra cotta later in the fall.

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Cimicifuga (Actea) racemosa

Cimicifuga (Actea) racemosa

Common Name: Black Cohosh

 The white candelabra-shaped flowers are fragrant, the attractive leaves are deep green, and the whole plant is generally deer/rabbit resistant.  Easy to maintain, Black Cohosh enjoys richer soils typical of woodlands but can tolerate periods of dryness.

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Cimicifuga (Actea) ramosa 'Chocoholic'

Cimicifuga (Actea) ramosa 'Chocoholic'

Common Name: Chocoholic Beauty Bugbane

This lovely native cultivar adds wonderful texture, color, and height to the shade garden. From late summer through early fall, fragrant bottlebrush flowers dance above the bronze purple foliage.  They are a rich mauve-pink color when they open and lighten to white as they age. Cimicifuga is a wonderfully lacy, airy backdrop in the garden.  It is especially attractive when combined with variegated or yellow foliage.

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Cimicifuga (Actea) ramosa 'Hillside Black Beauty'

Cimicifuga (Actea) ramosa 'Hillside Black Beauty'

Common Name: Hillside Black Beauty Bugbane

Though the young foliage tends to be green, it quickly deepens to an almost iridescent purple-black. In late summer, the 4'-7' tall stems are topped with foot-long, fragrant, white flowers blushed with pale pink.

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Cimicifuga (Actea) ramosa 'James Compton'

Cimicifuga (Actea) ramosa 'James Compton'

Common Name: James Compton Bugbane

Though the young leaves tend to be green, they quickly deepen to a dark purple-black if planted in some sun. In late summer, sweetly fragrant, white flowers tinged pink sway in the wind above the masses of foliage. 

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Cimicifuga (Actea) ramosa 'Pink Spire'

Cimicifuga (Actea) ramosa 'Pink Spire'

Common Name: Pink Spire Bugbane

‘Pink Spire’ is a bugbane that grows to 2-4' tall and is noted for its bronze-purple foliage and late summer spikes of fragrant, pale pink flowers. The elongated, bottlebrush-like flower spikes are typically in bloom from late summer into fall atop dark upright stems rising above a clump of astilbe-like, ternately compound, deep bronze-purple leaves with serrated margins..

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Cimicifuga (Actea) simplex 'Black Negligee'

Cimicifuga (Actea) simplex 'Black Negligee'

Common Name: Black Negligee Bugbane

‘Black Negligee’ is a purple-leaved bugbane that typically grows to 4-5’ tall. It is perhaps best noted for its deeply-cut, dark purplish-black leaves on branched, dark stems. Foliage has a lacy effect, hence the cultivar name, and makes an effective accent throughout the growing season. 

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Cimicifuga japonica 'Cheju-Do'

Cimicifuga japonica 'Cheju-Do'

Common Name: Cheju Island Ligularia

This superior form came from Darrell Probst. It offers compact foliage and prolific flowering. In early spring, the foliage often emerges with a purple hue before turning green.

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Convillaria majalis 'Prolificans'

Convillaria majalis 'Prolificans'

Common Name: Lily-of-the-Valley

Sought-after, double-flowered form. Fragrant! White, waxy, bell-shaped flowers on arching stems. Upright, elliptic foliage plants are useful as groundcover.

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Convillaria majalis 'Rosea'

Convillaria majalis 'Rosea'

Common Name: Pink Lily-of-the-Valley

Sought-after, pink-flowered form. Fragrant! White, waxy, bell-shaped flowers on arching stems. Upright, elliptic foliage plants are useful as groundcover.

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Coreopsis grandiflora 'Tetra-Giants'

Coreopsis grandiflora 'Tetra-Giants'

Common Name: Tetra Giant Tickseed

The flowers last well into early autumn and give a last blast of colour in the shortening days. A good flower for cutting and drying.

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Coreopsis verticillata 'Sienna Sunset'

Coreopsis verticillata 'Sienna Sunset'

Common Name: Sienna Sunset Tickseed

Coreopsis is easy to grow, making it a good choice for beginners. One plant will provide you with long-lasting cut flower bouquets all summer long.

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Cypripedium parviflorum 'var. pubescens'

Cypripedium parviflorum 'var. pubescens'

Common Name: Giant Yellow Hardy Lady Slipper

Cypripediums should be planted on compost-amended soil where the roots can be spread out horizontally on top of the soil, then covered in compost since the roots do not grow into the soil like most plants. Our flowering-sized plants of Cypripedium parviflorum var. pubescens are nursery-propagated from seed.  

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Cypripedium reginae

Cypripedium reginae

Common Name: Showy Lady Slipper

The dorsal sepal, petals, and synsepal are absolutely pure white, and I do mean pure white. The lip has a white base color and is suffused with purple-pink – sometimes as a light blush, sometimes so thick that it seems entirely deep purple, but often this flushing is in parallel lines creating an alternating purple and white striped pattern. The staminode as well is pure white and typically has yellow blushing on its lower half accompanied by purple-pink blotches and spots. Pure alba forms exist as well. Flowering commences in mid June and can extend into July in the far north of its range.

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Delphinium elatum 'Blue Lace'

Delphinium elatum 'Blue Lace'

Common Name: Blue Lace Delphinium

Stems may require staking in windy areas, best done before they reach 3 feet or so in height. Removing spent spikes right after flowering will encourage repeat blooming in fall. In hot, humid summer regions Delphinium plants do not usually last more than 2 to 3 years.

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Delphinium elatum 'Guardian Blue Blue'

Delphinium elatum 'Guardian Blue Blue'

Common Name: Guardian Delphinium

A "master" of the cottage garden. Full sun but not too hot and humid helps keep this plant going.

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Delphinium elatum 'Million Dollar Blue'

Delphinium elatum 'Million Dollar Blue'

Common Name: MillionDollar Blue Delphinium

Nothing does vertical interest quite like Delphinium, and Million Dollar Blue really lives up to its name! It sets out sturdy spears covered in true blue semi-double blossoms beginning in early summer and ending in early fall.

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Delphinium elatum 'Morning Lights'

Delphinium elatum 'Morning Lights'

Common Name: Morning Lights Delphinium

Huge panicles of frilly lavender-pink blossoms with a touch of bright blue and a white bee add a dramatic presence to the landscape in early summer. Removing spent flower spikes may result in another round of blooms on secondary spikes in late summer and fall

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Delphinium elatum 'Pagen Purples'

Delphinium elatum 'Pagen Purples'

Common Name: Pagen Purples Delphinium

Stems may require staking in windy areas, best done before they reach 3 feet or so in height. Removing spent spikes right after flowering will encourage repeat blooming in fall. In hot, humid summer regions Delphinium plants do not usually last more than 2 to 3 years.

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Delphinium elatum 'Royal Aspirations'

Delphinium elatum 'Royal Aspirations'

Common Name: Royal Aspirations Delphinium

Stems may require staking in windy areas, best done before they reach 3 feet or so in height. Removing spent spikes right after flowering will encourage repeat blooming in fall. In hot, humid summer regions Delphinium plants do not usually last more than 2 to 3 years.

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Delphinium elatum 'Wilson Flopless'

Delphinium elatum 'Wilson Flopless'

Common Name: Wilson Flopless Delphinium

Delphiniums prefer cool, moist summers and chilly but not excessively cold winters. They need rich, porous, nonacid soil; if soil is acid, amend it to neutral before planting. Also work in organic matter and a high-phosphorus fertilizer.

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Delphinium grandiflorum 'Summer Cloud'

Delphinium grandiflorum 'Summer Cloud'

Common Name: Summer Cloud Delphinium

Although not a long-lived perennial, this will often self sow where happy. Said to be tolerant of hot, humid summer climates. Also known to do remarkably well in areas with short, cool summers. An outstanding cut flower.

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Dianthus 'Coconut Punch'

Dianthus 'Coconut Punch'

Common Name: Coconut Punch Pinks

Deer resistant, low maintenance and drought tolerant, attracts butterflies, fragrant, cute cut flower—what more could one want in a perennial?  The Dianthus FRUIT PUNCH™ series delivers all that and more in your choice of four colors.

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Dianthus plumarius 'Rose de Mai'

Dianthus plumarius 'Rose de Mai'

Common Name: Rose de Mai Pinks

Deer resistant, low maintenance and drought tolerant, attracts butterflies, fragrant, cute cut flower—what more could one want in a perennial?  

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Dicentra canadensis

Dicentra canadensis

Common Name: Squirrel Corn

Squirrel Corn is also very similar to the native Dicentra cucullaria or Dutchman's breeches, with which it often grows side-by-side. The foliage is nearly identical but Dutchman's Breeches blooms earlier and its flower is less heart-shaped, but like inflated pantaloons of Dutch tradition.

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Dicentra formoa 'Spring Gold'

Dicentra formoa 'Spring Gold'

Common Name: Spring Gold Fern-leaf Bleeding Heart

Excellent for edging, and very useful for mixed containers and tubs. Removing faded flowers regularly will promote lots of new buds to form. In cool summer regions plants may tolerate direct sun. From Blooms of Bressingham®. Discovered in her garden by Beth Chatto.

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Dicentra spectabilis

Dicentra spectabilis

Common Name: Old Fashioned Bleeding Heart

Plants form a bushy, upright mound of light green foliage, with a somewhat ferny appearance. After flowering, the plants should be sheared back to 6 inches tall, to rejuvenate the foliage. Even still, these often go completely dormant by midsummer, to return again the following spring.

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Dicentra spectabilis 'Alba'

Dicentra spectabilis 'Alba'

Common Name: White Old Fashioned Bleeding Heart

Plants form a bushy, upright mound of light green foliage, with a somewhat ferny appearance. After flowering, the plants should be sheared back to 6 inches tall, to rejuvenate the foliage. Even still, these often go completely dormant by midsummer, to return again the following spring.

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Dicentra spectabilis 'Gold Heart'

Dicentra spectabilis 'Gold Heart'

Common Name: Gold Heart Bleeding Heart

Plants form a bushy, upright mound of light green foliage, with a somewhat ferny appearance. After flowering, the plants should be sheared back to 6 inches tall, to rejuvenate the foliage. Even still, these often go completely dormant by midsummer, to return again the following spring.

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Dicentra spectabilis 'Valentine'

Dicentra spectabilis 'Valentine'

Common Name: Valentine Bleeding Heart

Heart-shaped flowers hung from arching stems, overlooking a vigorous growth of deeply dark grey/green lobed foliage. Red flowers.

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Dicentra x 'Burning Hearts'

Dicentra x 'Burning Hearts'

Common Name: Burning Hearts Fern-leaf Bleeding Heart

This plant forms a compact mound of foliage topped with arched flowering stems from late spring into early fall.

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Dicentra x 'Ivory Hearts'

Dicentra x 'Ivory Hearts'

Common Name: IvoryHearts Fern-leaf Bleeding Heart

Ivory Hearts’ is a bleeding heart cultivar that is perhaps best noted for its extended bloom period, particularly in cool summer climates, but is additionally noted for its compact shape, strong rhizomatous roots and conspicuous flowers appearing above the foliage.

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Dicentra x 'King of Hearts'

Dicentra x 'King of Hearts'

Common Name: King of Hearts Fern-leaf Bleeding Heart

Nodding, heart-shaped, rich carmine-rose flowers are carried above the foliage to 10-15” tall on long, leafless, erect to slightly leaning stems. In Vermont, primary bloom is in May and June, with flowering slowing down considerably or stopping in the heat of the summer, but with a possible rebloom occurring when the weather cools in late summer to early fall. Flowering may continue throughout the summer in cool northern climates.

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Dicentra x 'Red Fountains'

Dicentra x 'Red Fountains'

Common Name: Red Fountains Bleeding Heart

Plants grow in a low spreading mound to 8-12” tall and to 15” wide. The nodding, heart-shaped, red flowers appear in panicles on leafless flower stems arching above deeply-cut, fern-like blue-gray leaves. Given adequate moisture, the foliage remains attractive in summer, and may produce an attractive ground cover effect.

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Digitalis 'Polkadot Polly'

Digitalis 'Polkadot Polly'

Common Name: Polkadot Polly Foxglove

Digitalis forms large rosettes of downy, green, oblong leaves from which numerous flower spikes emerge. It looks especially nice when planted along fences, at the wood's edge, or in large containers.

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Digitalis ambigua (grandiflora)

Digitalis ambigua (grandiflora)

Common Name: Perennial Yellow Foxglove

Digitalis forms large rosettes of downy, green, oblong leaves from which numerous flower spikes emerge. It looks especially nice when planted along fences, at the wood's edge, or in large containers.

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Digitalis ambigua (grandiflora) 'Carillon'

Digitalis ambigua (grandiflora) 'Carillon'

Common Name: Temple Bells

Non-aggressive, but will politely self-seed under favorable conditions. One of the toughest and most reliable of the foxgloves, this is a long-lived perennial, not a biennial. Hummers love this one!

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Digitalis ambigua (grandiflora) 'Cream Bell'

Digitalis ambigua (grandiflora) 'Cream Bell'

Common Name: Cream Bell Perennial Foxglove

Digitalis grandiflora is one of the few truly perennial foxgloves. A continental species that is attractive and reliable yet remains an infrequently seen specimen in gardens. Extremely hardy, this is one of the toughest and best performers of all the foxgloves. The plants form low rosettes of dark green leaves, bearing upright stalks of beautiful creamy-yellow bells through the summer. Each large flower is intricately marked with brown on the inside.

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Digitalis purpurea 'Berggold'

Digitalis purpurea 'Berggold'

Common Name: Red Perennial Foxglove

Digitalis forms large rosettes of downy, green, oblong leaves from which numerous flower spikes emerge. It looks especially nice when planted along fences, at the wood's edge, or in large containers.

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Digitalis purpurea 'Candy Mountain'

Digitalis purpurea 'Candy Mountain'

Common Name: Candy Mountain Foxglove

Digitalis forms large rosettes of downy, green, oblong leaves from which numerous flower spikes emerge. It looks especially nice when planted along fences, at the wood's edge, or in large containers.

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Digitalis purpurea 'Pam's Choice'

Digitalis purpurea 'Pam's Choice'

Common Name: Pam's Choice Foxglove

Digitalis forms large rosettes of downy, green, oblong leaves from which numerous flower spikes emerge. Flowers are closely grouped from top to bottom on each spike. Individual flowers resemble the snipped-off fingers of a glove, hence the common name. Blooms late spring to early summer. Digitalis leaves are a source of the drug digitalis and are highly poisonous.

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Digitalis purpurea 'Snowy Mountain'

Digitalis purpurea 'Snowy Mountain'

Common Name: Snowy Mountain Foxglove

Digitalis forms large rosettes of downy, green, oblong leaves from which numerous flower spikes emerge. Flowers are closely grouped from top to bottom on each spike. Individual flowers resemble the snipped-off fingers of a glove, hence the common name. Blooms late spring to early summer. Digitalis leaves are a source of the drug digitalis and are highly poisonous.

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Doronicum orientale 'Finesse'

Doronicum orientale 'Finesse'

Common Name: Leopards Bane

Good as an early cut. Long blooming. 12-18 inches in height. 

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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 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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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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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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Fargesia rufa

Fargesia rufa

Common Name: Green Panda Bamboo

Native to western China. Favorite food of the Giant Panda. Needs organic soils with good drainage. Thrives in sun and also tolerates shade. Use in a variety of ways and at any place in the garden, as solitary specimen, as hedges or as a screen.

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Filipendula ulmaria 'Aurea'

Filipendula ulmaria 'Aurea'

Common Name: Golden Meadowsweet

 Leaves gradually turn gold-green as the summer progresses. Branched, terminal, astilbe-like panicles (corymbs) of tiny, fragrant, creamy white flowers bloom in early to mid-summer. Best if grown in some shade and moister soils.

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Fragaria 'Lipstick'

Fragaria 'Lipstick'

Common Name: Lipstick Ornamental Strawberry

Improved ornamental strawberry is slightly mounded in form with luscious dark green foliage, deep rose-red flowers appearing in April to June, then again in fall.

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Fragaria anassa 'Ruby Ann'

Fragaria anassa 'Ruby Ann'

Common Name: Ruby Ann Ornamental/Fruiting Strawberry

Improved ornamental/fruiting strawberry is slightly mounded in form with luscious dark green foliage, deep rose-red flowers appearing in April to June, then again in fall.

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Gaillardia aristata 'Arizona Sun'

Gaillardia aristata 'Arizona Sun'

Common Name: Arizona Sun Blanket Flower

 Butterflies are highly attracted to its bright colors. Since these plants bloom from early summer into fall, they will provide continuous color in containers and will keep those vases full of fresh blanket flower bouquets all season long.

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Gaillardia aristata 'Oranges & Lemons'

Gaillardia aristata 'Oranges & Lemons'

Common Name: Oranges & Lemons Blanket Flower

Each flower (to 2-3" diameter) features bright peach-orange rays with yellow tips surrounding a yellow central cone. Flowers are attractive to butterflies. U. S. Plant Patent PP17,092 was issued on September 12, 2006.

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Gaillardia x grandiflora Commotion 'Moxie'

Gaillardia x grandiflora Commotion 'Moxie'

Common Name: Moxie Blanket Flower

Commotion® Moxie is a long-blooming Blanket Flower that thrives in sun and won't sulk in dry weather once established. Deadheading and regular feeding encourage more profuse flowering. Deer resistant.

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Gazania linearis 'Colorado Gold'

Gazania linearis 'Colorado Gold'

Common Name: Colorado Gold Treasure Flower

Bright yellow daisy-like flowers (2-3” diameter) bloom in early summer. Narrow, strap-shaped, dark green leaves are silvery beneath and, particularly in cool summer climates, can form an attractive ground cover when plants are not in bloom. 

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Gentiana dahurica

Gentiana dahurica

Common Name: Gentian

Flowers are blue with white spotted throats and are formed in the leaf axis and at the growing tips. In cooler regions like Ontario it can be grown in full sun where it will flower better than in part shade. It may self sow slightly near the mother plant but is not at all invasive. Once established it seems to be long lived and undemanding.

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Gentiana scabra 'Royal Stripes'

Gentiana scabra 'Royal Stripes'

Common Name: Royal Stripes Gentian

The winter hardy plants originate from the Alps, and are perfect for alpine gardens, patio pots, rockery borders or even a sunny spot in the house. They will happily grow in acid soil. Flowers April-September. 

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Gentiana septemfida 'var. 'Lagodechiana''

Gentiana septemfida 'var. 'Lagodechiana''

Common Name: Summer Gentian

The Summer Gentians are among the easiest types for average garden conditions. Plants form a low, trailing mound of deep green, with cobalt-blue trumpet flowers appearing among the leaves in mid to late summer. 

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Geranium macrorrhizum 'Alba'

Geranium macrorrhizum 'Alba'

Common Name: White Flowering Bigroot Geranium

This groundcover hardy geranium grows best in rich moist to well-drained soil, but is tough and will tolerate sand and clay. Plant it in full sun to light or open shade. This plant requires very little maintenance. A light shearing in mid winter can tidy the foliage, but is not necessary.

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Geranium macrorrhizum 'Bevan's Variety'

Geranium macrorrhizum 'Bevan's Variety'

Common Name: Bevan's Bigroot Geranium

The weed blocking foliage creates a slowly spreading patch that is great filler around other perennials. It does not have an aggressive root system and will not harm the more delicate shallow root systems of plants like rhododendrons and azaleas. Geranium macrorrhizum 'Bevan's Variety' works well growing in front of taller perennials such as Asters or Solidago.

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Geranium macrorrhizum 'Czakor'

Geranium macrorrhizum 'Czakor'

Common Name: Czakor Bigroot Geranium

Geraniums are very popular and for good reason. They are easy to grow and perfect for tucking in the garden border where they can stand alone or be used en masse. With a wide variety of foliage and flower colors to choose from, there is one for every garden.

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Geranium macrorrhizum 'Ingwersen's Variety'

Geranium macrorrhizum 'Ingwersen's Variety'

Common Name: Ingwersen's Bigroot Geranium

The species is found in southern Europe and this cultivar was collected by Walter Ingwersen on Mt Koprivnak in Montenegro in 1929 and introduced by his nursery Birch Farm in the 1930-31 catalogue as Geranium macrorrhizum 'Ingwersen's Var'.

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Geranium pratense 'Laura'

Geranium pratense 'Laura'

Common Name: Laura Cranesbill

Laura' is a vigorous, clump-forming, herbaceous perennial with lobed, deeply-divided, mid-green leaves.

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Geranium sanguineum 'Max Frei'

Geranium sanguineum 'Max Frei'

Common Name: Max Frei Cranesbill

Useful as a very low growing groundcover in sun or part shade.

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Geranium sanguineum 'var. striatum'

Geranium sanguineum 'var. striatum'

Common Name: Pink Cranesbill

Useful as a very low growing groundcover in sun or part shade. Plants stand up well to a wide range of soil and climate conditions, including hot, humid weather. Easily divided in spring or fall. One of the best choices for massed plantings, filling in quickly to create a bushy groundcover. Often shows good bronzy-red fall colour.

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Geranium wallichianum 'Crystal Lake'

Geranium wallichianum 'Crystal Lake'

Common Name: Crystal Lake Cranesbill

Hosting a profusion of 1-½ in. wide, cup-shaped blooms. A sophisticated summer-time standout, trouble free ‘Crystal ake’ promises luminous accents anywhere you plant it.

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Geranium x 'Rozanne'

Geranium x 'Rozanne'

Common Name: Rozanne Cranesbill

Leave plenty of room to grow this wide spreading perennial. In one season, one vigorous plant will cover a 2-3 sq. foot area. It looks especially nice when complimented by yellow or chartreuse flowers or foliage. From Rozanne and Friends

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Geranium x 'Tiny Monster'

Geranium x 'Tiny Monster'

Common Name: Tiny Monster Cranesbill

Five-petaled, pink flowers (to 11/2” diameter) have dark wine-red veining. Primarily blooms in May and June with a sparser continued bloom occurring throughout the summer. Cut-leaf green foliage often turns attractive shades of purple-bronze in autumn.

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Geum 'Yim's Tangerine'

Geum 'Yim's Tangerine'

Common Name: Totally Tangerine Avens

The deep green, fuzzy foliage formed a compact mound which measured about 14” tall.  In full bloom, the plants measured a whopping 30” tall—the biggest Geum we’ve seen!  The bright apricot to tangerine orange flowers make an outstanding color statement in the garden. Leonard Perry of the University of Vermont says: “One of the top performers of all my new perennials, very robust habit.  I’m very impressed!”.  We think you will be too

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Gunnera manicata

Gunnera manicata

Common Name: Giant Rhubarb

They look best standing as specimen plants in a damp bog garden, or beside a large pond where the reflections reveal the undersides of the leaves. The stalks hold tiny red-brown flowers on erect panicles up to 1m (3ft) in height, followed by small red berry-like fruits.

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Gypsophila paniculata 'Danfestar'

Gypsophila paniculata 'Danfestar'

Common Name: Festival Star Baby's Breath

It makes the perfect cover up for dying bulb foliage or for perennials, such as poppies or bleeding hearts, that go dormant in summer. Baby's Breath also makes an excellent dried flower.

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Gypsophila paniculata 'DANGYP39'

Gypsophila paniculata 'DANGYP39'

Common Name: My Pink Baby's Breath

This is an upright well-branched bush-type that grows up to 3’ tall, so this large perennial is an effective covering for holes left by spring bulbs. 

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Helenium autumnale 'Rubinzweg'

Helenium autumnale 'Rubinzweg'

Common Name: Ruby Dwarf Helen's Flower

('Rubinzwerg'= Ruby Dwarf)  are valued for their late summer display of bright daisy-like flowers. This midsized German variety has petals of deep mahogany-scarlet, surrounding a button eye of brown to gold. Terrific for cutting.

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Helenium x 'Double Trouble'

Helenium x 'Double Trouble'

Common Name: Double Trouble Helen's Flower

This sterile selection blooms from midsummer through early fall, producing frilly petaled, small, bright yellow flowers with a gold button center atop strong, sturdy stems.  They make excellent cut flowers. 

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Helenium x 'Ruby Tuesday'

Helenium x 'Ruby Tuesday'

Common Name: Ruby Tuesday Helen's Flower

Daisylike flowers with long petals fanned around a prominent center. 

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Helenium x 'Sahin's Early Flowerer'

Helenium x 'Sahin's Early Flowerer'

Common Name: Sahin's Helen's Flower

The flowerheads have vibrant, orange ray-florets and yellowish-brown centres which really stand out in borders in the autumn.

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Helianthus salicifolia 'Low Down'

Helianthus salicifolia 'Low Down'

Common Name: Low Down Willow-leaf Sunflower

This diminutive version reaches only 18" by the time it blooms, but has the flower power of its 8' cousins. No pinching, staking or cussing required!

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Heliopsis helianthoides 'Summer Nights'

Heliopsis helianthoides 'Summer Nights'

Common Name: Summer Nights False Sunflower

Heliopsis is an excellent tall perennial for the back of the flower border. It has a bushy, well-branched form and glossy, deep green, triangular leaves. It's a real workhorse in the garden!

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Heliopsis helianthoides 'Summer Sun'

Heliopsis helianthoides 'Summer Sun'

Common Name: Summer Sun False Sunflower

Heliopsis is an excellent tall perennial for the back of the flower border. It has a bushy, well-branched form and glossy, deep green, triangular leaves. It's a real workhorse in the garden!

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Heliopsis helianthoides 'var scabra 'Sunburst''

Heliopsis helianthoides 'var scabra 'Sunburst''

Common Name: Sunburst

As the season progresses, the foliage tends to green up a bit which is typical for a variegated Heliopsis. 

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Heliopsis x 'Summer Pink'

Heliopsis x 'Summer Pink'

Common Name: Summer Pink False Sunflower

Attracts Hummingbirds, Heat Tolerant, Drought Tolerant. Requires sun and well-drained soil

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Helleborus foetidus

Helleborus foetidus

Common Name: Stinking Hellebore

Clusters (cymes) of drooping, bell-shaped, greenish-white flowers (to 1” diameter) subtended by pale green bracts bloom at the tips of leafy stems commencing in February. Flowers and bruised foliage are unpleasantly aromatic (foeditus meaning fetid), thus giving rise to a number of somewhat hyperbolic common names for the species including stinking hellebore, stinkwort and dungwort. 

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Helleborus x 'Ballerina Ruffles'

Helleborus x 'Ballerina Ruffles'

Common Name: Ballerina Ruffles Lenten Rose

 Fully 3 inches wide, these flowers are suffused with color and can remain on the plant for 12 weeks or more, from late winter into late spring in most climates. Incredible!

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Helleborus x 'Fluffly Ruffles'

Helleborus x 'Fluffly Ruffles'

Common Name: Fluffly Ruffles Lenten Rose

 These exquisite double flowers range from dark plums to lemony yellows, and bloom for an extended season followed by bold, ground-covering new foliage. 

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Helleborus x 'Ivory Prince'

Helleborus x 'Ivory Prince'

Common Name: Ivory Prince Hellebore

This vigorous new hybrid Hellebore produces many creamy white flowers that display well above the leathery evergreen foliage. 'Ivory Prince' is vegetatively propagated, rather than a seed strain, assuring you will enjoy the outward-facing blooms and the distinctively veined and toothed foliage.

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Helleborus x 'Mango Magic'

Helleborus x 'Mango Magic'

Common Name: Mango Magic Lenten Rose

 Fully 3 inches wide, these flowers are suffused with color and can remain on the plant for 12 weeks or more, from late winter into late spring in most climates. Incredible!

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Helleborus x 'Pink Parachute'

Helleborus x 'Pink Parachute'

Common Name: Pink Parachute Lenten Rose

 Huge 3¾” flowers are the trademark of this pink flowering strain.  Very strong, pencil-width stems carry loads of blossoms from early through mid-spring. The lovely blooms are bright pink with a fine spray of tiny dark pink to wine colored spots on all of the petals.  Most flowers have soft blush pink backs, but others have nicely contrasting white backs, lending a two-tone look to the blooms.

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Helleborus x 'St. Lucia'

Helleborus x 'St. Lucia'

Common Name: St. Lucia Lenten Rose

Hellebores have very early spring blooms and handsome, leathery foliage. Plant in borders or a woodland edge. Give light to moderate shade for best flowering. Tolerant of heat and humidity, and when established, drier conditions. Highly deer resistant

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Helleborus x 'Wedding Ruffles'

Helleborus x 'Wedding Ruffles'

Common Name: Wedding Ruffles Lenten Rose

Wearing traditional white, this spring bride dons a full, ruffled skirt of pristine white petals surrounding a bunch of sunny yellow stamens in the center of each flower.  Each flower is pure white without the muddy green shading that many other white hellebores have.  Once they are spent, the flowers eventually turn solid green. 

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Hemerocallis 'August Frost'

Hemerocallis 'August Frost'

Common Name: August Frost Daylily

As its name implies, 'August Frost' is a late bloomer, usually coming into flower when most daylilies are past their peak, so it is useful for extending the season of interest into late summer in the landscape.  The blossoms remain in good shape all day long despite the temperature extremes that can occur late in the season. 

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Hemerocallis 'Bold Tiger'

Hemerocallis 'Bold Tiger'

Common Name: Bold Tiger Daylily

Tepals are dramatically recurved with nicely ruffled edges. Well-branched scapes with lots of buds make for a long bloom period

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Hemerocallis 'Erin Lea'

Hemerocallis 'Erin Lea'

Common Name: Erin Lea Daylily

Strong, well-branched, heavily budded scapes carry the large 5.5-6" blossoms in midseason.  In our fields, we noted that this cultivar reblooms in late summer, though it is not officially registered as a rebloomer.  Outstanding!

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Hemerocallis 'Fragrant Returns'

Hemerocallis 'Fragrant Returns'

Common Name: Fragrant Returns Re-Blooming Daylily

Extremely popular perennial. Hemerocallis (Daylilies) are adaptable to a wide range of growing conditions and are very easy to grow. Once established, daylilies are very drought and heat tolerant, and are extremely long-lived. Extensive breeding efforts have produced plants of varying heights, flower color, bloom times, and rebloomers. 

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Hemerocallis 'Happy Returns'

Hemerocallis 'Happy Returns'

Common Name: Happy Returns Re-Blooming Daylily

An extremely popular and widely used reblooming daylily 3", fragrant, canary yellow complete self    Tepal edges are slightly crimped Of 'Stella de Oro' parentage, though flowers are slightly larger and a clear lemon yellow instead of gold   Blooms profusely in early summer and reblooms sporadically until frost Extended bloom--flowers last at least 16 hours each    Deep green healthy foliage  Very heat tolerant, but may pause blooming in the hottest parts of summer Diploid Awards: HM '92, MNLA Grower's Choice Award™ '01  

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Hemerocallis 'Hyperion'

Hemerocallis 'Hyperion'

Common Name: Hyperion Daylily

'Hyperion' is a diploid cultivar which features 4" diameter, yellow flowers on naked stems (scapes) typically rising to 36" tall above a clump of arching, linear, blade-like leaves. Individual flowers open for one day. Very fragrant. Blooms mid season (july) Mead, 1925.

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Hemerocallis 'New in Town'

Hemerocallis 'New in Town'

Common Name: New in Time Daylily

The brilliant gold flowers are a great color to blend with other late blooming perennials such as orange and red Heleniums.  And unlike some older daylilies, this one has nice foliage all season long so when it blooms in late summer the leaves still look great. 

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Hemerocallis 'Stephanie Returns'

Hemerocallis 'Stephanie Returns'

Common Name: Stephanie Returns Daylily

4" bicolr blossoms...a blend of light peachy pink, ruffled petals with a narrow, purple eye, radiant yellow throat, purple midribs and reddish veining. 

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Hemerocallis 'The Jury's Out'

Hemerocallis 'The Jury's Out'

Common Name: The Jury's Out Daylily

The sunny yellow, 4.5" flowers are trumpet shaped like ‘Hyperion’ with a small apple green throat and narrow, recurved tepals.  They are produced very late in the daylily season, in late summer, and then rebloom immediately again.  Each flower remains open for at least 16 hours apiece.  The deep green foliage is exemplary. 

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Hemerocallis 'Woodside Romance'

Hemerocallis 'Woodside Romance'

Common Name: Woodside Romance Daylily

This is considered a premium daylily, which means that it has been selected as highly performing plant with exceptional bloom performance, substantive, vibrantly colored flowers, complete winter hardiness in northern zones, and a vigorous habit.

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Heuchera villosa 'Color Dream'

Heuchera villosa 'Color Dream'

Common Name: Color Dream Coral Bells

One of the best perennials for long-lasting interest. Grown for its attractive foliage. Flowers are loved by hummingbirds.

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Heuchera x 'Blackout'

Heuchera x 'Blackout'

Common Name: Blackout Coral Bells

Excellent vigour, good tolerance of heat as well as sun or shade, traits which make this almost a “grow anywhere” sort of perennial. Trim off any winter-burned leaves in early spring. 

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Heuchera x 'Sashay'

Heuchera x 'Sashay'

Common Name: Sashay Coral Bells

The unique substance and leaf color provide dramatic interest in both landscapes and containers.

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Hibiscus x 'Ballet Slippers'

Hibiscus x 'Ballet Slippers'

Common Name: Ballet Slippers Rose Mallow

  A polished, upright habit and extremely high bud count with good axillary branching insure that this Hibiscus will have a longer season of color, from late summer through early fall. Flowers are produced from the top to the bottom of the plant, rather than just at the top like some other cultivars. ‘Ballet Slippers’ is the perfect backdrop or centerpiece for sunny borders.    The SUMMERIFIC® trademark is owned by Walters Gardens,

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Hibiscus x 'Kopper King'

Hibiscus x 'Kopper King'

Common Name: Kopper King Rosemallow

 Flowers are light pink with red veining and a bright red central eye. Each flower has a prominent and showy pale yellow tubular central staminal column. Individual flowers last only one day, but one or more flowers usually open each day, in succession, over a long mid-summer to early fall bloom period. Lobed, maple-like leaves are coppery red. Commonly called rose mallow. 

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Hibiscus x 'Lord Baltimore'

Hibiscus x 'Lord Baltimore'

Common Name: Lord Baltimore Rosemallow

  Crimson red flowers with ruffled, slightly overlapping petals. Each flower has a prominent and showy central staminal column. Individual flowers last only one day, but one or more flowers usually open each day, in succession, over a long mid-summer to early fall bloom period. Lobed, medium green leaves on reddish-brown stems.

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Hibiscus x 'Plum Fantasy'

Hibiscus x 'Plum Fantasy'

Common Name: Plum Fantasy Rosemallow

 The dramatic flower color really pops against the super dark green, maple-like foliage which takes on a tint of greyed purple late in the season.  ‘Plum Fantasy’ forms an upright rounded clump in the landscape and makes a fantastic specimen plant for sunny landscapes.

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Hibiscus x 'Summer in Paradise'

Hibiscus x 'Summer in Paradise'

Common Name: Summer in Paradise Rose Mallow

  The large leaves quickly fill in the habit to keep it appearing full and refined. Flowers are produced from the top to the bottom of the plant, rather than only at the top like some older cultivars. Use in place of a shrub in your garden.

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Hosta 'Abiqua Drinking Gourd'

Hosta 'Abiqua Drinking Gourd'

Common Name: Abiqua Drinking Gourd Hosta

Dark blue-green, seersuckered leaves with heavy substance display a unique cupped form up to 3 inches deep. Demonstrates good slug resistance. White flowers appear just above the foliage on 22" scapes in early summer. 

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Hosta 'Allan P. McConnell'

Hosta 'Allan P. McConnell'

Common Name: Allen P. McConnell Hosta

Allen P McConnell is a small hosta growing to only 12 inches in height. Plants look great in mass plantings or when used as a border. The small dark green leaves are thinly edged in white.

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Hosta 'Autumn Frost'

Hosta 'Autumn Frost'

Common Name: Autumn Frost Hosta

frosty blue leaves with extra wide bright yellow margins that lightens to a creamy white during the summer.

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Hosta 'Big Daddy'

Hosta 'Big Daddy'

Common Name: Big Daddy Hosta

'Big Daddy’ is a large, blue-leaved hosta that grows in a mound to 28" tall and to 40" wide. It is a sport of H. 'Fortunei Robusta Variegated'. It features round, thick, cupped, rugose, rich blue leaves (to 12" by 11") with mucronate tips and cordate bases.

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Hosta 'Cathedral Windows'

Hosta 'Cathedral Windows'

Common Name: Cathedral Windows Hosta

Large, fragrant, near-white flowers are produced well above the foliage in late summer. Forms a large clump of rounded, bright gold leaves with a very wide, dark green margins.

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Hosta 'Cherry Berry'

Hosta 'Cherry Berry'

Common Name: Cherry Berry Hosta

Violet flowers on extremely bright red scapes produce heavily sought after red seed pods that last well into the fall. 

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Hosta 'El Nino'

Hosta 'El Nino'

Common Name: El Nino Hosta

Displays a crisp white margin around its pointed leaves of good substance   Bell-shaped, lavender flowers are produced in midsummer 

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Hosta 'Empress Wu'

Hosta 'Empress Wu'

Common Name: Empress Wu Hosta

Huge dark green, deeply veined leaves of good substance can measure more than 1 1/2 feet wide and long. Strongly upright habit, forming a very tall and wide clump.

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Hosta 'Fire and Ice'

Hosta 'Fire and Ice'

Common Name: Fire and Ice Hosta

Hosta are among the most popular of perennials for shady areas, with hundreds of varieties now readily available. Plants form sturdy mounds of foliage, topped with lily-like blooms. This spectacular mid-sized selection has white-centered leaves, with a wide streaky dark-green margin. 

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Hosta 'Forbidden Fruit'

Hosta 'Forbidden Fruit'

Common Name: Forbidden Fruit Hosta

Tetraploid sport of ‘Orange Marmalade’, thick leaves with glowing golden yellow center set off by a blue-green border. Lavender flowers.

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Hosta 'Francee'

Hosta 'Francee'

Common Name: Francee Hosta

‘Francee’ is generally considered to be one of the best of the white-margined hostas. It is a sport of H. 'Fortunei Albomarginata'. It typically matures in a dense, arching mound to 21" tall and to 36" wide. Heart-shaped, dark green leaves (to 8" long) have narrow white margins.

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Hosta 'Ginko Craig'

Hosta 'Ginko Craig'

Common Name: Gino Craig Hosta

Narrow, elliptical, dark green leaves have crisp white margins and a bit of grey streaking towards the centers.Forms a low, dense mound making this variety excellent for edging or containers. Medium purple, funnel-shaped flowers appear well above the foliage on 20"-24" scapes in late summer. Tolerates morning sun very well.

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Hosta 'Gold Drop'

Hosta 'Gold Drop'

Common Name: Gold Drop Hosta

A tiny type of hosta is known as 'Gold Drop'. It is a clump-forming with features of heart-shaped, smooth, glowing chartreuse to gold leaves arranged in charming tuft and a fragrant, pale lavender bell-shaped flowers that appears on leafless stems held above the foliage during mid summer.

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Hosta 'Gold Standard'

Hosta 'Gold Standard'

Common Name: Gold Standard Hosta

‘Gold Standard’ is a medium to large hosta that grows in a mound to 22" tall and to 36" wide. It features wide-oval, cordate, seersuckered, yellow leaves (to 8" long and 5" wide) with irregular dark green margins. Leaf centers emerge chartreuse in spring but turn golden yellow as the season progresses. Yellow leaf color may eventually fade to white near the end of the season. 

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Hosta 'Halcyon'

Hosta 'Halcyon'

Common Name: Halcyon Hosta

A popular mid-sized, blue hosta; leaves are frosty blue-green and pointed. A superb grower with thick leaves that demonstrate good slug resistance. Pale blue-violet flowers appear on 28" scapes in midsummer. Attracts both hummingbirds and songbirds

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Hosta 'High Society'

Hosta 'High Society'

Common Name: High Society Hosta

Small sized hosta great for containers or the front of the border. A stunning sport of 'June'. Sport of 'June' with distinctly wider, blue margins. Yellow center brightens to parchment by midsummer. Pale lavender flowers open just above the mound of foliage in late summer. Small and slow growing, but worth the wait; makes a fantastic specimen

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Hosta 'Humpback Whale'

Hosta 'Humpback Whale'

Common Name: Humpback Whale Hosta

Blue-green scapes carry near-white, bell-shaped flowers in early summer. 

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Hosta 'June'

Hosta 'June'

Common Name: June Hosta

A sport of H. 'Halcyon'. Pointed, ovate leaves have distinct, beautiful variegation. Leaves have wide, streaked, blue-green margins and chartreuse centers in spring. Leaf center becomes medium to light gold in summer with enough sun exposure, but will remain chartreuse in full shade. Leaves are of heavy substance and are slug-resistant. Pale bluish-lavender flowers appear on 20" scapes in mid to late summer

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Hosta 'Krossa Regal'

Hosta 'Krossa Regal'

Common Name: Krossa Regal Hosta

'Krossa Regal' is a large to giant hosta (hybrid of H. nigrescens) that typically grows in an upright, vase-shaped (rather than the more typical mounding) habit to 3' tall spreading to 3-6' wide.  G. Krossa and A. Krossa 1980.

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Hosta 'Lakeside Banana Bay'

Hosta 'Lakeside Banana Bay'

Common Name: Lakeside Banana Bay Hosta

Very pretty hosta with bright yellow leaves framed by a wide apple-green border that creates a feather pattern...really a standout. Lavender flowers.

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Hosta 'Lakeside Paisley Print'

Hosta 'Lakeside Paisley Print'

Common Name: Lakeside Paisley Paint Hosta

Its thick substanced leaves make the perfect background for the cream scapes that carry the light lavender flowers in midsummer. Hostas are exceedingly popular perennials in today's gardens due to their versatility in the landscape. Their subtle colors, tall flower scapes, and broad, coarse leaves fill a niche in garden designs that few other plants can achieve. Their large leaves provide excellent coverage for dying bulb foliage. 

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Hosta 'Minuteman'

Hosta 'Minuteman'

Common Name: Minuteman Hosta

Minuteman' Hosta is a stunning variety with dark green leaves that are surrounded by a white margin. Minuteman's foliage has good substance and is usually cupped and slightly wavy. 

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Hosta 'Munchkin Fire'

Hosta 'Munchkin Fire'

Common Name: Munchkin Fire Hosta

Lavender flowers appear above the petite habit in midsummer. Hostas are exceedingly popular perennials in today's gardens due to their versatility in the landscape.  Hostas also grow well in city environments where the air may be polluted by car exhaust, etc.

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Hosta 'Northern Exposure'

Hosta 'Northern Exposure'

Common Name: Northern Exposure Hosta

Huge 13", broadly ovate leaves are blue-green with 2" wide, yellow-green margins that lighten to cream in summer. Leaves are corrugated and of thick substance, making them slug-resistant. White, tubular flowers appear on 42" scapes in early to midsummer, followed by seed pods. 

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Hosta 'Patriot'

Hosta 'Patriot'

Common Name: Patriot Hosta

Ovate leaves have dark green centers and outstanding, crisp white, streaked margins (margins are creamy-yellow in spring). Leaves are of better than average substance, are slightly wavy, and display good sun tolerance. Lavender flowers appear on 30" scapes in midsummer. Attracts both hummingbirds and songbirds. A sport of H. 'Francee'

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Hosta 'Praying Hands'

Hosta 'Praying Hands'

Common Name: Praying Hands Hosta

The cultivar ‘Praying Hands’ is a unique hosta that gets its name from the narrow, tightly folded leaves that resemble hands folded in prayer. Instead of the usual wide, outspread leaves of most hostas, ‘Praying Hands’ has very upright leaves with an odd appearance. This distinctive, medium-sized cultivar — it’s something people either love or hate — is best used as a specimen or interesting vertical accent in the garden, combined with spreading hostas or other mounding perennials. 

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Hosta 'Regal Supreme'

Hosta 'Regal Supreme'

Common Name: Regal Supreme Hosta

Hosta 'Regal Supreme' is a stunning, wide, creamy-edged sport of the popular Hosta 'Krossa Regal' discovered in 2003 by Holland's Jan Hendrik. This amazing plant is possibly a tetraploid version of Hosta 'Tom Schmid'. The 20" tall x 3' wide clump is topped in early summer with giant 6' tall spikes of lavender flowers...a hummingbird tower.

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Hosta 'Reptilian'

Hosta 'Reptilian'

Common Name: Reptilian Hosta

Grows more beautiful every year. Dark green that becomes deeply corrugated with rippling margins. Good growth rate.

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Hosta 'Royal Standard'

Hosta 'Royal Standard'

Common Name: Royal Standard Hosta

'Royal Standard’ is a large hosta. It resulted from a cross between H. plantaginea and H. sieboldiana. It grows in a mound to 26" tall but spreads to 63" wide. Narrow, oval, bright medium green leaves (to 9" by 5") with a satiny sheen have faint marginal undulations, distinctive veining, acute tips and cordate lobes. 

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Hosta 'Snowflakes'

Hosta 'Snowflakes'

Common Name: Snowflakes Hosta

Green, lanceolate leaves, very floriferous. White flowers. Medium green, mat colored. This is a great edger plant

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Hosta 'Sparkler'

Hosta 'Sparkler'

Common Name: Sparkler Hosta

This new sport of Hosta 'Fireworks' PP16062 makes a showy specimen in troughs or other small containers. It forms a miniature sized clump of slender leaves with very narrow, creamy white to white centers and dark green margins that jet into the center. The showy variegation offers terrific contrast. The leaves are of heavy substance, increasing their slug resistance

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Hosta 'Sugar and Cream'

Hosta 'Sugar and Cream'

Common Name: Sugar and Cream Hosta

Savory Shield Award 1985 Best New Hosta AHS Registration: Mark Zilis 1984. 

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Hosta 'Sugar Daddy'

Hosta 'Sugar Daddy'

Common Name: Sugar Daddy Hosta

The clumps are topped with 20" spikes of near white flowers in late spring...simply superb!

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Hosta 'Sum and Substance'

Hosta 'Sum and Substance'

Common Name: Sum and Substance Hosta

Hosta 'Sum and Substance' is an eye-catching variety whose immense chartreuse-green leaves have caught the attention of professional landscapers and gardeners alike. The incredible size, with clumps reaching 3 feet tall x 5 feet across, make Sum and Substance the most impressive and popular gold hosta ever introduced.

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Hosta 'Vanilla Cream'

Hosta 'Vanilla Cream'

Common Name: Vanilla Cream Hosta

The small, creamy yellow mounds of smooth round leaves are topped by lavender flowers on 12" scapes in summer... great as a border hosta, or even in a shady rock garden. - See more at: http://www.plantdelights.com/Hosta-Vanilla-Cream-for-sale/Buy-Hosta/#sthash.V1Ky4Q1a.dpuf

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Iberis 'Absolutely Amethyst'

Iberis 'Absolutely Amethyst'

Common Name: Absolutely Amethyst Candytuft

ABSOLUTELY AMETHYST is noted for being the first non-white flowered perennial candytuft. As the trade name suggests, the flowers are amethyst. Four-petaled flowers in terminal clusters bloom often profusely in spring (May) over dark green leaves.

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Iris cristata

Iris cristata

Common Name: Dwarf Crested Iris

This dwarf crested iris is a low-growing, rapidly spreading plant that typically grows to 3-6” tall. It features pale blue, lilac or lavender iris flowers with gold crests on the falls. Flowers are borne on very short stems, often appearing nearly stemless.

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Iris ensata 'Crystal Halo'

Iris ensata 'Crystal Halo'

Common Name: Crystal Halo Japanese Iris

'Crystal Halo' produces huge, deep purple, 5-6" flowers with white edging, dark purple veins and wide overlapping petals. The blooms arrive in early July over vigorous clumps of mid-green sword-like foliage.

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Iris ensata 'Fortune'

Iris ensata 'Fortune'

Common Name: Fortune Japanese Iris

Imperial Magic Japanese Iris is an herbaceous perennial with tall flower stalks held atop a low mound of foliage. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

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Iris ensata 'Imperial Magic'

Iris ensata 'Imperial Magic'

Common Name: Imperial Magic Japanese Iris

Imperial Magic Japanese Iris is an herbaceous perennial with tall flower stalks held atop a low mound of foliage. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

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Iris ensata 'Pink Lady'

Iris ensata 'Pink Lady'

Common Name: Pink Lady Japanese Iris

Japanese iris or Japanese water iris is a rhizomatous beardless perennial iris that grows in slowly expanding clumps to 2-4’ tall. Sword-shaped, linear green leaves (to 24” long) have prominent midribs. Flowers (typically 3-6” across) have a distinctively flattened appearance. 

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Iris ensata 'Variegata'

Iris ensata 'Variegata'

Common Name: Variegata Japanese Iris

Unlike the Tall Bearded Iris, the beardless Japanese Iris has a flat bloom, narrower leaves, and smaller, more compact rhizomes. They have the largest flowers of all irises, and make wonderful spring accents for the edge of water gardens.  Japanese irises are the latest to bloom, about a month after the Siberian irises.

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Iris germanica 'Badlands'

Iris germanica 'Badlands'

Common Name: Badlands German Irs

The Badlands Bearded Iris makes a dramatic statement with heavily-ruffled petals. The dark purple color looks almost like black velvet

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Iris germanica 'Batik'

Iris germanica 'Batik'

Common Name: Batik German Irs

Wildly irregular spattered and streaked with white markings give each royal purple flower its own distinctive look. Its habit is rather tall and its flowers large for a border bearded.

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Iris germanica 'Blue Suede Shoes'

Iris germanica 'Blue Suede Shoes'

Common Name: Blue Suede Shoes German Irs

The standards and falls are a ruffled deep navy blue.  The beards are yellow.  There are 8 to 10 double and triple socketed buds per each stem.  Blue Suede Shoes blooms midseason to late on 39” stems, and it is reblooming.

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Iris germanica 'Fit for a King'

Iris germanica 'Fit for a King'

Common Name: Fit for a King German Irs

Regally rich purple and lavender. Mid-season. 36" tall.

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Iris germanica 'Gold Galore'

Iris germanica 'Gold Galore'

Common Name: Gold Galore German Irs

Crisp gold, sunfast, white spot at yellow-orange beards, fragrant.  Threen branches plus spur, double socketed, 6 to 8 buds.  Truly a prize winner."

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Iris germanica 'Hemstitched'

Iris germanica 'Hemstitched'

Common Name: Hemstitched German Irs

Hemstitched is a classic re-bloomer in blue and white. Wide white petals rimmed in frothy blue

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Iris germanica 'Immortality'

Iris germanica 'Immortality'

Common Name: Immortality German Irs

Large lustrous flowers accented with fuzzy yellow beards in early summer and again in late summer/fall. Fragrant.

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Iris germanica 'Indigo Seas'

Iris germanica 'Indigo Seas'

Common Name: Indigo Seas German Irs

The flowers and stems are both robust and sturdy, withstanding adverse weather handily. Blooms on strong 38-inch stems over a long period mid to late season.

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Iris germanica 'Poem of Ecstasy'

Iris germanica 'Poem of Ecstasy'

Common Name: Poem of Ecstasy German Irs

Described as a dependable bloomer year after year, this pastel colored bicolor will grace your garden with its large, romantic colored blossoms in midseason (late spring to early summer). 

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Iris germanica 'Sunny Glow'

Iris germanica 'Sunny Glow'

Common Name: Sunny Glow German Irs

Iris 'Sunny Glow' is an orange border bearded iris with a slight pink glow to the standards and very bright tangerine beards. It grows to 26" tall and flowers early in the season, right after the dwarfs are finishing.

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Iris sibirica 'Butter and Sugar'

Iris sibirica 'Butter and Sugar'

Common Name: Butter and Sugar Siberian Iris

Siberian irises are haled for their elegant, delicate flowers and disease resistance. They perform admirably in the sunny to partially shady garden, but need plenty of water throughout the season to continue looking their best. In naturalized settings, they are particularly effective around water features.

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Iris sibirica 'Caesar's Brother'

Iris sibirica 'Caesar's Brother'

Common Name: Caesar's Brother Siberian Iris

Siberian irises are haled for their elegant, delicate flowers and disease resistance. They perform admirably in the sunny to partially shady garden, but need plenty of water throughout the season to continue looking their best. In naturalized settings, they are particularly effective around water features.

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Iris sibirica 'Contrast in Styles'

Iris sibirica 'Contrast in Styles'

Common Name: Contrast in Styles Siberian Iris

Siberian irises are haled for their elegant, delicate flowers and disease resistance. They perform admirably in the sunny to partially shady garden, but need plenty of water throughout the season to continue looking their best. In naturalized settings, they are particularly effective around water features.

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Iris sibirica 'Silver Edge'

Iris sibirica 'Silver Edge'

Common Name: Silver Edge Siberian Iris

Siberian irises are haled for their elegant, delicate flowers and disease resistance. They perform admirably in the sunny to partially shady garden, but need plenty of water throughout the season to continue looking their best. In naturalized settings, they are particularly effective around water features.

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Lamium maculatum 'Anne Greenaway'

Lamium maculatum 'Anne Greenaway'

Common Name: Anne Greenaway Dead Nettle

grows up to 8 inches tall and 18 inches wide and is topped with lilac-mauve flowers in late spring. The stems root where they touch the soil, so it's easy to lift and transplant rooted stems to increase your stand. It makes a nice groundcover in a shady garden around ferns, hostas, heucheras, or geraniums.

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Lamium maculatum 'Purple Dragon'

Lamium maculatum 'Purple Dragon'

Common Name: Purple Dragon Dead Nettle

grows up to 8 inches tall and 18 inches wide and is topped with lilac-mauve flowers in late spring. The stems root where they touch the soil, so it's easy to lift and transplant rooted stems to increase your stand. It makes a nice groundcover in a shady garden around ferns, hostas, heucheras, or geraniums.

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Lamium maculatum 'White Nancy'

Lamium maculatum 'White Nancy'

Common Name: White Nancy Dead Nettle

Features oval, variegated silvery-white leaves with greenish margins. Clusters of small, hooded, white flowers (typical mint family shape) appear at stem ends in late spring to early summer.

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Leucanthemum superbum 'Alaska'

Leucanthemum superbum 'Alaska'

Common Name: Alaska Shasta Daisy

 Long mid to late summer bloom period. Excellent and long-lasting fresh cut flower. Formerly known as Chrysanthemum maximum 'Alaska.' This is one of the most popular selections, and perhaps the best for colder regions.

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Leucanthemum superbum 'Becky'

Leucanthemum superbum 'Becky'

Common Name: Becky Shasta Daisy

 Long mid to late summer bloom period. Excellent and long-lasting fresh cut flower. 

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Leucanthemum superbum 'Polaris'

Leucanthemum superbum 'Polaris'

Common Name: Polaris Shasta Daisy

 Long mid to late summer bloom period. Excellent and long-lasting fresh cut flower.  Coarsely-toothed, lance-shaped, medium green leaves (basal leaves to 12” long). Blooms most of the summer. Excellent and long-lasting fresh cut flower.

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Leucanthemum superbum 'Sonnenschein'

Leucanthemum superbum 'Sonnenschein'

Common Name: Sunshine Shasta Daisy

A yellow daisy! Huge pale lemon-yellow daisies with golden-yellow centers measure 3-5 inches across. The yellow color is more evident in younger flowers and is best preserved with some afternoon shade.

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Leucanthemum superbum 'Thomas Killen'

Leucanthemum superbum 'Thomas Killen'

Common Name: Thomas Killen Shasta Daisy

 Long mid to late summer bloom period. Excellent and long-lasting fresh cut flower. 

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Lewisia longipetala 'Little Peach'

Lewisia longipetala 'Little Peach'

Common Name: Little Peach Bitterroot

This is a gorgeous little evergreen alpine has wonderful powers of survival, thanks to its deep tap root. Long flowering season with a second in the Fall.

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Ligularia 'Bottle Rocket'

Ligularia 'Bottle Rocket'

Common Name: Bottle Rocket Ligularia

Very compact compared to other varieties of Ligularia, Bottle Rocket reaches just 2 feet tall until midsummer, when giant foot-long bloomspikes arise to dazzle! Butterflies and hummingbirds find these blooms irresistible, and so will you -- they light up the shade magnificently!

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Ligularia dentata 'BBQ Banana'

Ligularia dentata 'BBQ Banana'

Common Name: BBQ Banana Ragwort

Impressive plants with large kidney shaped leaves. Flowers on Ligularia Little Rocket and Ligularia The Rocket are tall spikes high above the foliage. The others are loaded with daisy-like flowers. Interesting foliage color on each variety. Needs constant moisture for best performance.

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Ligularia dentata 'Othello'

Ligularia dentata 'Othello'

Common Name: Othello Ragwort

 Yellow-orange, daisy-like flowers (2-4" across) appear in summer in loose-branched corymbs atop thick, mostly leafless stems rising above the foliage typically to 2-3' tall. Petioles, veins, flower stalks and lower leaf surfaces of this cultivar are distinctively reddish-purple.

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Ligularia dentata 'Twilight'

Ligularia dentata 'Twilight'

Common Name: Twilight Ligularia

Very compact compared to other varieties of Ligularia.

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Ligularia stenocephela 'The Rocket'

Ligularia stenocephela 'The Rocket'

Common Name: The Rocket Ligularia

Small, bright, lemon yellow, daisy-like flowers (1" across) appear in dense racemes (18-24" long) in mid-summer atop thick, purplish, alternately-leafed flower spikes towering above the foliage to 4'

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Ligularia x 'Dragon Wings'

Ligularia x 'Dragon Wings'

Common Name: Dragon Wings Ligularia

The dramatic, leathery leaves are 12 inches across and deeply cut like a snowflake or the wings of a mythical creature. Yellow summer flowers in slender, dense racemes. The leaves and flower spikes have dark purple stems that add to the drama.

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Lilium oriental 'Casa Blanca'

Lilium oriental 'Casa Blanca'

Common Name: Casa Blanca White Oriental Lily

Blooms in mid-summer on rigid stems rising 3-4' tall. Flowers are very fragrant. Excellent fresh cut flower.

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Lilium oriental 'Mona Lisa'

Lilium oriental 'Mona Lisa'

Common Name: Mona Lisa Pink Oriental Lily

Oriental Lilies are long lived, and they will increase in number year after year. They are ideal for summer bouquets because of their heavenly fragrance. Oriental lilies display huge flowers that are richly colored and are borne on long stems. Use them in flower borders or in your own cutting garden.

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Lilium oriental 'Star Gazer'

Lilium oriental 'Star Gazer'

Common Name: Star GazerPink Oriental Lily

Oriental Lilies are long lived, and they will increase in number year after year. They are ideal for summer bouquets because of their heavenly fragrance. Oriental lilies display huge flowers that are richly colored and are borne on long stems. Use them in flower borders or in your own cutting garden.

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Lilium speciosum 'Black Beauty'

Lilium speciosum 'Black Beauty'

Common Name: Black Beauty Lily

This is a floriferous mid-summer bloomer (20-50 blooms per mature plant). Good fresh cut flower.

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Lilium speciosum var. rubrum

Lilium speciosum var. rubrum

Common Name: Rubrum Lily

The Japanese or Rubrum Lilies are later to bloom than other types, with intoxicatingly fragrant, nodding star-shaped flowers that are superb for cutting. Petals are a ruby red and soft pink combination.

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Lilium x OT 'Conca d'OR'

Lilium x OT 'Conca d'OR'

Common Name: Conca d'Or Hybrid Yellow Lily

'Conca D'or' is a vigorous, bulbous perennial with erect stems bearing linear, spirally-arranged, dark green leaves and, in summer, large, fragrant, yellow flowers with pale yellow to white edges.

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Limonium latifolium

Limonium latifolium

Common Name: Sea Lavender

Plants will produce a number of stems, and the overall effect is billowing and delicate. Very tolerant of hot, dry sites once established. Dislikes being moved or divided. Flowers are attractive to butterflies. To dry, stems should be cut just as the flowers begin to open, and hung upside down in a warm, dark place.

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Lobelia cardinalis

Lobelia cardinalis

Common Name: Cardinal Flower

Lobelias are not true perennials, because the flowering stem and its associated roots die after setting seed. They are perennial in effect only because new offsets grow from the axils of the lowermost leaves and quickly put down their own abundant white roots.

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Lobelia x spec. 'Fan Blue'

Lobelia x spec. 'Fan Blue'

Common Name: Fan Blue Cardinal Flower

Lobelia is an excellent border plant for moist locations and is a hummingbird magnet. It also attracts butterflies and swallowtails

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Lupinus 'Blue'

Lupinus 'Blue'

Common Name: Bluer Lupine

The ‘Gallery Series’ hybrids were developed from the species Lupinus polyphyllus, a North American native hailing from the Pacific Northwest. As these are biennial or short-lived perennials, allow some plants to set seed for future generations, or trim back hard after flowering is over. Flower spikes are great for cutting.

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Lupinus Lupinus 'The Governor'

Lupinus Lupinus 'The Governor'

Common Name: The Governor Lupine

Developed by George Russell, an English plantsman, these stately, June blooming hybrids present one of the longest and most spectacular floral parades at that time

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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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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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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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Paeonia japonica

Paeonia japonica

Common Name: Japanese Peony

After flowering, the pods split to reveal gorgeous metallic-blue seeds on red stalks. Paeonia japonica is great as a deer-resistant specimen in the woodland garden or scattered throughout the shady perennial border. This is often mistakenly sold as Paeonia obovata 'Alba'.  Share  Tweet  Pin it   

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Ann Cousins'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Ann Cousins'

Common Name: Ann Cousins Garden Peony

Enormous, full-petalled, ivory white blossoms, dark green foliage, vigorous dependable bloomer, excellent cut flower, very fragrant

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Butter Bowl'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Butter Bowl'

Common Name: Butter Bowl Garden Peony

A single row of soft pink guard petals form the stage for a cheery sunburst of yellow in this Japanese-form peony. Stiff 36-inch stems hold the wonderful mid-season blooms up high for all garden visitors to admire.

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Charlie's White'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Charlie's White'

Common Name: Charlie's White Garden Peony

  'Charlie's White' is still one of the prettiest double whites. The full, 6 inch blooms consist of large, pure white guard petals surrounded by a tuft of creamy white, incurved petals. An excellent cut flower and lightly fragrant. All of our peonies are widely adaptable to most soils across the country. They bloom in mid to late spring and have very large, colorful blooms that stand out in the spring garden.

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Coral Charm'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Coral Charm'

Common Name: Coral Charm Garden Peony

Coral Charm Peony features bold lightly-scented coral-pink cup-shaped flowers with yellow centers at the ends of the stems from late spring to early summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It's compound leaves remain green in color throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Coral Fay'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Coral Fay'

Common Name: Coral Fay Garden Peony

Fragrant, radiant pink with coral overtones, semi-double, very early blooming, fern-like foliage from its parentage of the fernleaf peony and the famous P. peregrina. Very floriferous on strong 30" stems. Plant in full sun in well drained soil.

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Coral n Gold'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Coral n Gold'

Common Name: Coral n Gold Garden Peony

The rose-coral petals of 'Coral 'n' Gold' are arranged in a double row, forming 6in, shallow bowls holding a showy boss of gold stamens. There aren't quite enough petals for it to be classified as a semidouble, but that's a small point with flowers this beautiful. 

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Coral Sunset'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Coral Sunset'

Common Name: Coral Sunset Garden Peony

This award-winning, 1981 Wissing-Klehm hybrid has large, semi-double, ruffled flowers that open smoldering coral with rose-pink highlights and mature to pale apricot with golden-yellow stamen centers. A vigorous grower, it is lightly fragrant.

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Couronne D'or'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Couronne D'or'

Common Name: Couronne D'or Garden Peony

Double type; large; late. Full, evenly rounded, white flowers illumined near the center by a ring of yellow stamens, center petals tipped with crimson; odor strong, like water-lilies. Medium height; very floriferous; strong stems. Good foliage. A dependable, late white sort of good habit for both cutting and garden decoration. - See more at: http://mbgna.umich.edu/peony/database/cultivars/couronne-dor#history_signify

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Cytherea'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Cytherea'

Common Name: Cytherea Garden Peony

The well-formed cup shaped blooms are carried on strong stems. Superb color.  Great cut peony flower with perfect form and vibrant coloring. Beautiful, lower growing garden plant.

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Doreen'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Doreen'

Common Name: Doreen Garden Peony

The large rounded light rose-pink outer petals cradle a center of pink and yellow staminodes. The fragrant Japanese type flowers blooms Mid to Late-mid, season on strong 32” stems. A very distinct and striking peony for your garden. Plant in full sun.

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Duchesse de Nemours'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Duchesse de Nemours'

Common Name: Duchess de Nemours Garden Peony

 (Calot 1856) One of the oldest peonies, and certainly the most famous double white peony. A full bloom with incurving petals of pure white that are lemony green at the base. Free flowering and highly scented. One of the earlier flowering cultivars so an excellent choice for prolonging the flowering season.

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Elsa Sass'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Elsa Sass'

Common Name: Elsa Sass Garden Peony

 Very Late Lactiflora, double, white, attractive rose-type flower, very dark green foliage, strong stems, lovely fragrance, good cutflower, 'Elsa Sass' is the last white variety from our collection to flower, American Peony Society Gold Medal 1943, (Sass 1930).

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Etched Salmon'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Etched Salmon'

Common Name: Etched Salmon Garden Peony

Early Midseason Hybrid, double, deep salmon-pink to coral flower petals have nice etched edge, lovely fragrant, normal grower, many thick strong stems, it belongs on the “exclusive” list of well paid cut flowers, American Peony Society Gold Medal 2002 & APS Grand Champion National Exhibtions 1990, Award of Landscape Merit 2012 (Cousins-R.G. Klehm 1981).

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Felix Crousse'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Felix Crousse'

Common Name: Felix Crousse Garden Peony

The Peony is an extremely long lived, hardy, shrub-like plant. Once they're established, they're as hardy and dependable as oaks, creating a fantastic season of bloom in your yard year after year. The spreading clumps form hedges. Peonies are a standard of the perennial border, both as specimens and in groups. 

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Felix Supreme'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Felix Supreme'

Common Name: Felix Supreme Garden Peony

'Felix Supreme' 1955. Lush double blooms infused in a purple red colour. The first delicate leaves are also purple and develop into a bright green foliage. A vigorous peony, whose flowers are just as beautiful in a vase as in the garden. Some side buds extend the flowering season. A support is preferable.

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Festiva Maxima'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Festiva Maxima'

Common Name: Festiva Maxima Garden Peony

 Festiva Maxima is a peony cultivar that would be hard to improve upon as it offers an abundance of very large, fully double blossoms with the classic, rich fragrance that has made peonies so popular for generations. The snowy blooms are decorated with kisses of deep crimson, along the petal edges and tucked into the heart of the flower. Excellent for mixed perennial beds and hard to beat for snipping and savoring indoors.

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Henry Bockstoce'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Henry Bockstoce'

Common Name: Henry Bockstoce Garden Peony

'Henry Bockstoce' is a fully double, deep red peony held on extra-long, sturdy stems. The product of many crosses between the peony species lactifloraand officinalis, it is simply more vigorous than many others, with stronger stems, richer color, and more intense scent. These cardinal-red to burgundy blooms are fully double, with a beautiful rosebud center that looks especially appealing in the vase. They appear in early midseason 

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Karl Rosenfield'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Karl Rosenfield'

Common Name: Karl Rosenfield Garden Peony

Shrublike mounds are 2-3 ft. high and ornamental even after the flowers fade— around midsummer. Creates a low-growing, low-maintenance hedge that never needs pruning! Plant in full sun.

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Krinkled White'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Krinkled White'

Common Name: Krinkled White Garden Peony

Peonies will grow in most soils as long as they are not wet, including clay soils. They require a sunny or partially shaded site. Herbaceous peonies need to be planted with the eye (the dormant pink buds) no more than 4" below the surface of the soil. Do not mix manure in the soil before planting as this may rot the eyes.

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Mary Elizabeth'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Mary Elizabeth'

Common Name: Mary Elizabeth Garden Peony

It's a vigorous grower, producing lots of stems topped with multiple buds. The plant stands up well in all kinds of weather and will bloom for an extended period if sidebuds are not removed. Said to have originated from the back cross of a hybrid to a lactiflora (Hollingsworth 2004)

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Monsier Jules Elie'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Monsier Jules Elie'

Common Name: Monsieur Jules Elie Garden Peony

Crousse 1888) Always one of the most popular garden peonies. Light lavender pink fragrant flowers with large outer petals and a raised center that varies in color and shape as the bloom develops. Distinct broad green foliage which is a particularly bright shade of green. 

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Paul M. Wild'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Paul M. Wild'

Common Name: Paul M. Wild Garden Peony

Large, velvety cabernet wine red double that is excellent in every respect and, is always among the top rated reds; plant height about 36 inches

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Pink Dawn'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Pink Dawn'

Common Name: Pink Dawn Garden Peony

Pink Dawn Peony features bold lightly-scented pink flowers with white overtones and gold eyes at the ends of the stems from late spring to early summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting.

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Pink Hawaiian Coral'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Pink Hawaiian Coral'

Common Name: Pink Hawaiian Coral Garden Peony

Peony 'Pink Hawaiian Coral' is fragrant and an excellent cut flower. American Peony Society Gold Medal Selection. This "tropical" beauty has a majestic Hawaiian sunset color, is sweetly fragrant, has strong, stems & is a great grower.  Terrific for landscaping!

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Primevere'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Primevere'

Common Name: Primevere Garden Peony

Peonies will grow in most soils as long as they are not wet, including clay soils. They require a sunny or partially shaded site. Herbaceous peonies need to be planted with the eye (the dormant pink buds) no more than 4" below the surface of the soil. Do not mix manure in the soil before planting as this may rot the eyes.

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Raspberry Sundae'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Raspberry Sundae'

Common Name: Raspberry Sundae Garden Peony

Peonies are classic garden plants that add a bit of nostalgia and charm to the garden. Their fragrant blooms and lush foliage have made them popular for years, and with the recent resurgence in breeding, they will continue to improve. Peonies are simple to grow and can be utilized in many ways, including mass plantings, specimens, or hedges.

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Red Charm'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Red Charm'

Common Name: Red Charm Garden Peony

This classic is one of the finest reds ever introduced. A striking, deep red double with abundant ruffled petals. Early Season bloomer. Deer resistant.

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Red Scout'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Red Scout'

Common Name: Red Scout Garden Peony

Early Scout is, as its name indicates, a peony that flowers before most of the rest. What isn't immediately apparent is that this cultivar is ideally sized for small gardens and even large containers, is lightly fragrant and produces lacy, cut leaf foliage that provides a clue to its lineage as a hybrid of Paeonia tenuifolia, the fern-leafed peony. Early Scout so impressed the judges of the American Peony Society that they bestowed their Gold Metal Award on Early Scout in 2001. A very early bloomer that prefers cool climates. Deer resistant.

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Sarah Bernhardt'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Sarah Bernhardt'

Common Name: Sarah Bernhardt Garden Peony

Celebrating 100 years of gracing sunny gardens and elegant vases, 'Sarah Bernhardt' is one of the classic Peonies that helped make this perennial a favorite from the foundation planting to the patio, the border to the vase! Gigantic 7- to 9-inch double blooms of luscious pink (occasionally flecked with raspberry) release an unforgettable fragrance, and the sun-loving plant is as easy to grow as a weed!

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Scarlet O'Hara'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Scarlet O'Hara'

Common Name: Scarlet 'OHara Garden Peony

‘Scarlet O'Hara’ is an herbaceous (soft-stemmed) peony. It is the result of a cross betweenP. lactiflora and P. officinalis. This is a shrubby perennial that, each year, will typically grow 30-38” tall by mid-spring, bloom, display attractive foliage throughout the summer and early fall, and then die to the ground after frost

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Sea Shell'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Sea Shell'

Common Name: Sea Shell Garden Peony

Peonies will grow in most soils as long as they are not wet, including clay soils. They require a sunny or partially shaded site. Herbaceous peonies need to be planted with the eye (the dormant pink buds) no more than 4" below the surface of the soil. Do not mix manure in the soil before planting as this may rot the eyes.

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Sorbet'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Sorbet'

Common Name: Sorbet Garden Peony

Peonies will grow in most soils as long as they are not wet, including clay soils. They require a sunny or partially shaded site. Herbaceous peonies need to be planted with the eye (the dormant pink buds) no more than 4" below the surface of the soil. Do not mix manure in the soil before planting as this may rot the eyes.

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Sweet 16'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Sweet 16'

Common Name: Sweet 16 Garden Peony

Mid Season bloomer. Deer resistant. Bomb Type.  To 28".

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Sword Dance'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Sword Dance'

Common Name: Sword Dance Garden Peony

 A very early bloomer that prefers cool climates. Deer resistant. A large, very brilliant deep red with striking gold and red center Japanese, 38", late, mid-season that stands heat well. The flower is very symmetrical and gives the appearance of being a well groomed flower holding its shape as the flower ages. 

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Paeonia obovata 'var. obovata'

Paeonia obovata 'var. obovata'

Common Name: Asian Woodland Peony

 

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Paeonia obovata 'var. willmottiae'

Paeonia obovata 'var. willmottiae'

Common Name: Asian Woodland Peony

The deer-resistant variety willmottiae is much more vigorous than typical Paeonia obovata and is topped by single, white, cup-shaped flowers about 2 weeks earlier. 

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Paeonia tenuifolia

Paeonia tenuifolia

Common Name: Fern-leaf Peony

Paeonia tenuifolia, commonly called fernleaf peony, is a shrubby, herbaceous (soft-stemmed) plant that, each year, will typically grow to 1-2' tall by mid-spring, display attractive foliage throughout the summer and early fall, and then die to the ground after frost. 

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Paeonia x ITOH 'Bartzella'

Paeonia x ITOH 'Bartzella'

Common Name: Bartzella Intersectional Peony

A beautiful variety whose deep sulphur yellow flowers, each with red flames at the center, are carried on a plant that looks and behaves like a very big, healthy herbaceous Peony bearing dozens of huge flowers (9in across) on strong stems, above rich green foliage. There are very few yellows in the herbaceous Peony world, and none can compare with 'Bartzella' in beauty or performance.

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Paeonia x ITOH 'Callies Memory'

Paeonia x ITOH 'Callies Memory'

Common Name: Callies Memory Intersectional Peony

Itoh Peonies are rare and unusual hybrids between Garden Peonies and Tree Peonies. There are several varieties, all highly sought after by collectors, yet easy to grow and very hardy. This selection forms an upright bush of lush green leaves. The very large semi-double blooms feature pink petals that age to cream, with a contrasting maroon-red eye and yellow tuft of stamens. Peonies seldom need to be divided or moved, but if necessary it should be carried out only in the fall. Flowering is always best in a sunny location. Clean up the dead leaves in the fall to help prevent disease problems.

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Paeonia x ITOH 'Canary Brilliants'

Paeonia x ITOH 'Canary Brilliants'

Common Name: Canary Brilliants Intersectional Peony

One of the great yellow peonies, ‘Canary’ emerges as a modest taupe shade. But there’s nothing modest about its vibrant, canary-yellow blooms: intense color in the garden, and long-lasting blooms for maximum impact.

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Paeonia x ITOH 'Cora Louise'

Paeonia x ITOH 'Cora Louise'

Common Name: Cora louise Intersectional Peony

The color of these blooms shades from white to dark lavender, the petals surrounding a large yellow center. Semi-double and quite large, they arise plentifully in late spring and early summer, giving you enough to cut for the vase as well as to show off in the garden. And because Cora Louise is a cross between garden peonies and tree peonies, you will find this plant exceptionally vigorous, disease-resistant, and long-lasting, with greater bloom form than most others

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Paeonia x ITOH 'Hillary'

Paeonia x ITOH 'Hillary'

Common Name: Hillary Intersectional Peony

Itoh Peonies are rare and unusual hybrids between Garden Peonies and Tree Peonies. There are several varieties, all highly sought after by collectors, yet easy to grow and very hardy. This selection forms an upright bush of lush green leaves. The very large semi-double blooms feature pink petals that age to cream, with a contrasting maroon-red eye and yellow tuft of stamens. Peonies seldom need to be divided or moved, but if necessary it should be carried out only in the fall. Flowering is always best in a sunny location. Clean up the dead leaves in the fall to help prevent disease problems.

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Paeonia x ITOH 'Julia Rose'

Paeonia x ITOH 'Julia Rose'

Common Name: Julia Rose Intersectional Peony

Julia Rose opens cherry red, fades to apricot-yellow  settling on a rich, creamy yellow as the bloom matures.  Charming to watch the colors develop. An attractive mix of variously colored blooms on one plant!   Vigorous and floriferous.  28" tall and 42" wide.  Semi-double and a mid bloomer..  No staking.   Excellent garden plant and is a good cutting flower. Strong stems hold the 6" blooms. No staking.

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Paeonia x ITOH 'Lemon Dream'

Paeonia x ITOH 'Lemon Dream'

Common Name: Lemon Dream Intersectional Peony

The opening buds have lavender-colored stripes on soft yellow ground.      

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Paeonia x ITOH 'Old Rose Dandy'

Paeonia x ITOH 'Old Rose Dandy'

Common Name: Old Rose Dandy Intersectional Peony

‘Old Rose’ is special: delicate, smaller leaflets in a rich dark green. The blooms are like watercolor sunsets of yellows and purples that settle into a rich patina that is truly elegant.

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Papaver nudicaule 'Summer Breeze Orange'

Papaver nudicaule 'Summer Breeze Orange'

Common Name: Orange Icelandic Poppies

The Iceland poppy (Papaver nudicaule) plant provides showy blossoms in late spring and early summer. Growing Iceland poppies in the spring bed is a great way to add delicate foliage and long-lasting flowers to the area. When planted in the right spot, the Iceland poppy plant blooms from May through July.

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Papaver orientalis 'Beauty of Livermere'

Papaver orientalis 'Beauty of Livermere'

Common Name: Beauty of Livermere Oriental Poppy

Each flower has 4-6 scarlet red petals with a dark basal blotch at the base of each petal and a boss of dark purple center stamens. Serrate, thistle-like, grayish-green leaves (to 12” long) are pinnately dissected into lance-shaped segments and have a somewhat weedy appearance. Foliage yellows and dies shortly after flowering, typically leaving a hole in the garden.

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Papaver orientalis 'Brilliant'

Papaver orientalis 'Brilliant'

Common Name: Brilliant Oriental Poppy

Each flower has 4-6 scarlet red petals with a dark basal blotch at the base of each petal and a boss of dark purple center stamens. Serrate, thistle-like, grayish-green leaves (to 12” long) are pinnately dissected into lance-shaped segments and have a somewhat weedy appearance. Foliage yellows and dies shortly after flowering, typically leaving a hole in the garden.

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Papaver orientalis 'Prince of Orange'

Papaver orientalis 'Prince of Orange'

Common Name: Prince of Orange Oriental Poppy

n the center of a poppy's flower rests a very large, velvety-black seed capsule surrounded by prominent, dark purple stamens. Altogether, these flowers absolutely steal the show when they are in bloom.

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Papaver orientalis 'Queen Alexander'

Papaver orientalis 'Queen Alexander'

Common Name: Queen Alexander Oriental Poppy

In the center of a poppy's flower rests a very large, velvety-black seed capsule surrounded by prominent, dark purple stamens. Altogether, these flowers absolutely steal the show when they are in bloom.

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Papaver orientalis 'Royal Wedding'

Papaver orientalis 'Royal Wedding'

Common Name: Royal Wedding Oriental Poppy

In the center of a poppy's flower rests a very large, velvety-black seed capsule surrounded by prominent, dark purple stamens. Altogether, these flowers absolutely steal the show when they are in bloom.

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Papaver orientalis plena 'Red Shades'

Papaver orientalis plena 'Red Shades'

Common Name: Double Red Oriental Poppy

Each flower has 4-6 scarlet red petals with a dark basal blotch at the base of each petal and a boss of dark purple center stamens. Serrate, thistle-like, grayish-green leaves (to 12” long) are pinnately dissected into lance-shaped segments and have a somewhat weedy appearance. Foliage yellows and dies shortly after flowering, typically leaving a hole in the garden.

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Peltoboykinia watanabei

Peltoboykinia watanabei

Common Name: Peltoboykinia

Leaf clumps are topped in summer (June-July) by upright flower spikes (to 30" tall) bearing tiny, drooping to outward-facing, shuttlecock-like, pale creamy yellow to yellowish green flowers.

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Perovskia atriplicifolia

Perovskia atriplicifolia

Common Name: Russian Sage

Stiff, upright, square stems and whorls of two-lipped, tubular, light blue flowers tiered in branched, terminal panicles (12-15" high). Long summer bloom period. Perennial Plant Association Plant of the Year (1995).

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Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Little Lace'

Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Little Lace'

Common Name: Little Lace Russian Sage

This aromatic and drought resistant variety attracts butterflies to the garden. A Conard-Pyle introduction.

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Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Little Spire'

Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Little Spire'

Common Name: Little Spire Russian Sage

 The work of Dutch breeder Herbert Oudshoorn is responsible for this excellent, compact, long-blooming, low-maintenance landscape plant. Patent administered by Future Plants.

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Persicaria virginiana 'Lance Corporal'

Persicaria virginiana 'Lance Corporal'

Common Name: Lance Corporal Virginia Jumpseed

A new introduction with a chartreuse green leaf and a large maroon chevron throughout its center. Upright growing with a clean habit and reaching 24".  Self-seeds. Blends well with woodland plants. Adds color to the shade garden. 

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Phlox divaricata 'London Grove Blue'

Phlox divaricata 'London Grove Blue'

Common Name: London Grove Blue Woodlands Phlox

The cultivar ‘London Grove Blue’ was found by North Creek Nursery at a plant sale in London Grove, Pennsylvania.   This variety is admired for its compact habit, large fragrant lavender blue flowers and maroon colored winter leaves.

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Phlox glaberirma 'Triple Play'

Phlox glaberirma 'Triple Play'

Common Name: Triple Play Meadow Phlox

In late spring, the clumps are topped with stalks of hummingbird-friendly, pink-lavender flowers that rise just above the foliage...simply stunning.

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Phlox paniculata 'Alexandra'

Phlox paniculata 'Alexandra'

Common Name: Alexandra Garden Phlox

Growing 2-3' tall, they are excellent for perennial borders, corners and for cut flowers. The foliage is dense and compact with deep green, lance-shaped leaves with prominent veins. Butterflies love them!  

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Phlox paniculata 'Blue Dot'

Phlox paniculata 'Blue Dot'

Common Name: Blue Dot Garden Phlox

Growing 2-3' tall, they are excellent for perennial borders, corners and for cut flowers. The foliage is dense and compact with deep green, lance-shaped leaves with prominent veins. Butterflies love them!  

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Phlox paniculata 'Blue Paradise'

Phlox paniculata 'Blue Paradise'

Common Name: Blue Paradise Garden Phlox

Growing 2-3' tall, they are excellent for perennial borders, corners and for cut flowers. The foliage is dense and compact with deep green, lance-shaped leaves with prominent veins. Butterflies love them!  

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Phlox paniculata 'Brite Pink'

Phlox paniculata 'Brite Pink'

Common Name: Brite Pink Garden Phlox

Phlox prosper in a cool sunny climate, well-watered, in rich sweet soil. In much of the country, they will thrive in full sun, although partial shade is fine, as long as the plants receive at least 6 hours of direct sun. 

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Phlox paniculata 'Candy Twist'

Phlox paniculata 'Candy Twist'

Common Name: Candy Twist Garden Phlox

In the afternoon, the flowers are deliciously fragrant...simply surreal and a hummingbird delight. 

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Phlox paniculata 'David'

Phlox paniculata 'David'

Common Name: David Garden Phlox

Growing 2-4' tall, they are excellent for perennial borders, corners and for cut flowers. The foliage is dense and compact with deep green, lance-shaped leaves with prominent veins. Butterflies love them!  

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Phlox paniculata 'Flamingo'

Phlox paniculata 'Flamingo'

Common Name: Flamingo Garden Phlox

Dozens of dainty, fragrant florets cover each 5-6" flower head with dazzling color.  One of the very best bi-colors,

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Phlox paniculata 'Grenadine Dream'

Phlox paniculata 'Grenadine Dream'

Common Name: Grenadine Dream Garden Phlox

  Grenadine Dream’ produces fragrant tubular reddish-purple flowers (each to 1/2” diameter) in densely packed large terminal clusters (each to 8-10’ long) over a long July to October bloom period. Each individual flower has a long corolla tube and five flat petal-like lobes. This is a compact, upright, conical perennial that typically grows in a clump to 15-20" tall and to 8-10" wide on stiff stems clad with narrow, opposite, pointed, elliptic, deep green leaves (to 4” long).

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Phlox paniculata 'Laura'

Phlox paniculata 'Laura'

Common Name: Laura Garden Phlox

Phlox paniculata 'Laura' is one of the most impressive Tall Phlox on the market today. The long blooming flowers are lavender-purple with darker eyes and have a striking white star that comes out from the center. Butterflies and hummingbirds love it! The foliage is highly resistant to mildew.

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Phlox paniculata 'Nicky'

Phlox paniculata 'Nicky'

Common Name: Nicky Garden Phlox

Growing 2-3' tall, they are excellent for perennial borders, corners and for cut flowers. The foliage is dense and compact with deep green, lance-shaped leaves with prominent veins. Butterflies love them!  

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Phlox paniculata 'Peppermint Twist'

Phlox paniculata 'Peppermint Twist'

Common Name: Peppermint Twist Garden Phlox

In the afternoon, the flowers are deliciously fragrant...simply surreal and a hummingbird delight. For us, Phlox 'Peppermint Twist' gets only a small amount of powdery mildew in damp summers.

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Phlox paniculata 'Red Riding Hood'

Phlox paniculata 'Red Riding Hood'

Common Name: Red Riding Hood Garden Phlox

Individual flowers are densely arranged in large, terminal, pyramidal clusters (panicles to 6-9" long) atop stiff, upright stems which seldom need staking. Long mid to late summer bloom sometimes extends into early fall. Narrow, opposite, pointed, lance-shaped leaves (to 5" long). Good fresh cut flower. 

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Phlox paniculata 'Sherbert Cocktail USPP#19048:'

Phlox paniculata 'Sherbert Cocktail USPP#19048:'

Common Name: Sherbert Cocktail Garden Phlox

This midsized selection produces large clusters of fragrant flowers, in an exotic blend of ivory, soft pink and creamy yellow. Remove faded flowers to encourage more buds to form. 

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Phlox paniculata 'Shockwave'

Phlox paniculata 'Shockwave'

Common Name: Shockwave Garden Phlox

. From spring into early summer, the leaves are deep green with prominent, sunny yellow margins.  As the season progresses, the margins lighten to creamy yellow. 

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Phlox paniculata 'Twister'

Phlox paniculata 'Twister'

Common Name: Twister Garden Phlox

An easy to plant to succeed with. Long blooming period.

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Phlox paniculata 'Watermelon Punch'

Phlox paniculata 'Watermelon Punch'

Common Name: Watermelon Punch Garden Phlox

  Dwarf size makes this an ideal plant for the front of the border or in containers. Long flowering from mid-to-late summer.

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Phlox subulata 'Blue Emerald'

Phlox subulata 'Blue Emerald'

Common Name: Blue Emerald Creeping Phlox

Creeping phlox is a low-growing species which forms a carpet-like mat no taller than 6 inches. This popular little perennial is best utilized in rocky areas, on slopes, and in flower borders.

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Phlox subulata 'Coral Eyes'

Phlox subulata 'Coral Eyes'

Common Name: Coral Eyes Creeping Phlox

Creeping phlox is a low-growing species which forms a carpet-like mat no taller than 6 inches. This popular little perennial is best utilized in rocky areas, on slopes, and in flower borders.

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Phlox subulata 'Emerald Pink'

Phlox subulata 'Emerald Pink'

Common Name: Emerald Pink Creeping Phlox

Creeping phlox is a low-growing species which forms a carpet-like mat no taller than 6 inches. This popular little perennial is best utilized in rocky areas, on slopes, and in flower borders.

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Phlox subulata 'Purple Beauty'

Phlox subulata 'Purple Beauty'

Common Name: Purple Beauty Creeping Phlox

Creeping phlox is a low-growing species which forms a carpet-like mat no taller than 6 inches. This popular little perennial is best utilized in rocky areas, on slopes, and in flower borders.

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Phlox x 'Amethyst Pearl'

Phlox x 'Amethyst Pearl'

Common Name: Amethyst PearlGarden Phlox

Lavender/pink flowers with a white eye above glossy bright green foliage that stays mildew-free all season.

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Phlox x 'Crystal'

Phlox x 'Crystal'

Common Name: Crystal Garden Phlox

Broad, dark green, thick foliage stays beautiful all season. Each member of the Fashionably Early series has exceptional mildew resistance, thick leathery leaves, and a stoloniferous habit (as opposed to the tightly clumping P. paniculata types).

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Phlox x 'Lavender Ice'

Phlox x 'Lavender Ice'

Common Name: Lavender Ice Garden Phlox

 Pale lavender flowers with a lavender pink eye appear from early summer well into midsummer with some rebloom in fall. Narrow, spiky, dark green foliage stays beautiful all season. Each member of the Fashionably Early series has exceptional mildew resistance, thick leathery leaves, and a stoloniferous habit (as opposed to the tightly clumping P. paniculata types).

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Phlox x 'Pink Dark Eye'

Phlox x 'Pink Dark Eye'

Common Name: Pink Dark EyeGarden Phlox

EARLY PINK DARK EYE™ is the perfect choice for retailers looking for early color on neatly compact plants and gardeners wanting color in the garden earlier in the season. 

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Phlox x 'Princess'

Phlox x 'Princess'

Common Name: Princess Garden Phlox

This new Hybrid Phlox blooms earlier than the typical Tall Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata), starting about 2-3 weeks earlier than the typical Phlox. ‘Fashionably Early Princess’ is the very first of the series to bloom. This is a taller variety of Hybrid Phlox that will work best for the middle to back of the border.

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Phlox x 'Violet Pinwheels'

Phlox x 'Violet Pinwheels'

Common Name: Violet Pinwheels Garden Phlox

The notched, upturned petals look like tiny pinwheels, especially with movement from the wind. This groundcover Phlox grows lower to the ground, spreads slowly, and is more restrained that varieties like ‘Purple Beauty’ or ‘Blue Emerald’. Perfect for rock gardens or the front of the border. From Jim Ault at Chicagoland Grows®.

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Physostegia viginiana 'Crystal Peak White'

Physostegia viginiana 'Crystal Peak White'

Common Name: Crystal Peak White Obedient Plant

An award winning variety of our native Obedient Plant, 'Crystal Peak White' blooms in mid-summer with numerous bright white flower spikes that attract lots of pollinators.

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Physostegia viginiana 'Miss Manners'

Physostegia viginiana 'Miss Manners'

Common Name: Miss Manners Obedient Plant

Plants typically grow to 24-30" tall on stiff, square stems clad with narrow, lance-shaped, sharp-toothed leaves (to 3-5” long). Rhizomes are very short and plants do not spread. Dense spikes (8-10" long) of pure white, tubular, two-lipped, snapdragon-like flowers bloom in summer. Flowers bloom on each spike from bottom to top. 

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Platycodon grandiflorus 'Astra Pink'

Platycodon grandiflorus 'Astra Pink'

Common Name: Astra PinkBalloon Flower

Balloon flower is a clump-forming perennial which is so named because its flower buds puff up like balloons before bursting open into outward to upward facing, bell-shaped flowers with five pointed lobes. Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade.

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Platycodon grandiflorus 'Fuji White'

Platycodon grandiflorus 'Fuji White'

Common Name: Fuji White Balloon Flower

Balloon flower is a clump-forming perennial which is so named because its flower buds puff up like balloons before bursting open into outward to upward facing, bell-shaped flowers with five pointed lobes. Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade.

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Platycodon grandiflorus 'Sentimental Blue'

Platycodon grandiflorus 'Sentimental Blue'

Common Name: Sentimental Blue Balloon Flower

Balloon flower is a clump-forming perennial which is so named because its flower buds puff up like balloons before bursting open into outward to upward facing, bell-shaped flowers with five pointed lobes. Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade.

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Primula 'Dark Rosaleen'

Primula 'Dark Rosaleen'

Common Name: Dark Rosaleen Primrose

Needs considerable moisture to succeed. Prefers moist, compost-rich soil.Will tolerate full sun if the soil is not too dry. Foliage is the same color as 'Guinevere' but with flowers like 'Garryade Crimson'.

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Primula beesiana

Primula beesiana

Common Name: Candelabra Primrose

P. beesiana is cultivated for its attractive flowers, which range from dark-red, through reddish-purple, to purple, and are produced from April to June. The scapes (flower stalks) are 20–35 cm long, elongating to 50 cm when in fruit and are sometimes covered with a white, meal-like powder on the nodes. Each scape bears 2–4 umbels, each consisting of 8–16 flowers.

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Primula cortusoides 'Rose'

Primula cortusoides 'Rose'

Common Name: Seberian Primrose

Perfect for a moist rock garden or in light shade beside a stream or pond. Best in cool summer regions.

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Primula elatior 'Jessica'

Primula elatior 'Jessica'

Common Name: Jessica Primula

he most important difference between the two is the way the flowers are arranged on the top of the stem. Unlike the false oxlip in the true oxlip the umbel drops to one side (see the second image down on the right). Flowers from April to late May.

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Primula japonica

Primula japonica

Common Name: Fairy Primrose

Needs considerable moisture to succeed. Prefers moist, compost-rich soil. May benefit from afternoon shade in hot summers. Can be divided every 2- 3 years right after bloom or in early fall

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Primula japonica 'Redfield Strain'

Primula japonica 'Redfield Strain'

Common Name: Redfield Strain Fairy Primrose

Needs considerable moisture to succeed. Prefers moist, compost-rich soil. May benefit from afternoon shade in hot summers. Can be divided every 2- 3 years right after bloom or in early fall

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Primula kisiona

Primula kisiona

Common Name: Primula

Blooms are well above the foliage and numerous for an excellent show. They are shaped a bit like a trumpet or perhaps a phlox in outline with five notched, deep rose-pink, petals to a bloom. As they age, each bloom will fade in color to a pale pastel pink that is very long lasting. There will be both fresh and faded flowers in a drift providing visual color variation.

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Primula pubescens 'Mixed'

Primula pubescens 'Mixed'

Common Name: Garden Auricula

The leaves are smooth, oval & mid-green in rosettes. Tolerates full sun, but prefers shade/semi-shade. Rich loam is best - top dress with compost occasionally. 

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Primula vulgaris 'Dawn Ansell'

Primula vulgaris 'Dawn Ansell'

Common Name: Dawn Ansell English Primrose

Double Primroses have been cherished in English cottage gardens for centuries. These nearly became extinct but are now available again, thanks to the miracles of modern laboratory cloning. They are easy to grow, and put on a tremendous show in the spring garden, their double rose-like flowers attracting comments from all who see them

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Primula vulgaris 'Lilian Harvey'

Primula vulgaris 'Lilian Harvey'

Common Name: Lilian Harvey Primrose

Double Primroses have been cherished in English cottage gardens for centuries. These nearly became extinct but are now available again, thanks to the miracles of modern laboratory cloning. They are easy to grow, and put on a tremendous show in the spring garden, their double rose-like flowers attracting comments from all who see them

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Primula x 'Quaker's Bonnet'

Primula x 'Quaker's Bonnet'

Common Name: Quaker's Bonnet English Primrose

Double Primroses have been cherished in English cottage gardens for centuries. These nearly became extinct but are now available again, thanks to the miracles of modern laboratory cloning. They are easy to grow, and put on a tremendous show in the spring garden, their double rose-like flowers attracting comments from all who see them

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Primula x bulleesiana

Primula x bulleesiana

Common Name: Bulle's Primrose

Bright, salverform, late spring flowers bloom in tightly-clustered tiered whorls (3 to 6 per stem) on leafless stems typically rising to 18-24" tall from basal rosettes of ovate to lanceolate, medium green leaves. Flower colors are often in the salmon-apricot to terra cotta range, but are variable and include cream, rose, red, lavender and purple.

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Pulmonaria 'Dark Vader'

Pulmonaria 'Dark Vader'

Common Name: Dark Vader Lungwort

Dark Vader Lungwort features delicate clusters of purple bell-shaped flowers at the ends of the stems from mid to late spring. It's attractive narrow leaves remain dark green in color with distinctive silver spots throughout the season.

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Pulmonaria 'DeVroomen's Pride'

Pulmonaria 'DeVroomen's Pride'

Common Name: DeVroomen's Pride Lungwort

Large pink flowers fade to blue over mildew resistant foliage. Nice mounding habit. The wavy, spear-shaped leaves are dark green, infused with melting silver.

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Pulmonaria 'High Contrast'

Pulmonaria 'High Contrast'

Common Name: High Contrast Lungwort

Large pink flowers fade to blue over mildew resistant foliage. Nice mounding habit. The wavy, spear-shaped leaves are dark green, infused with melting silver.

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Pulmonaria 'Raspberry Splash'

Pulmonaria 'Raspberry Splash'

Common Name: Raspberry Splash Lungwort

parantage:  'Bertram Anderson' x 'Leopard' , bred by Dan Helms, introduced in 1999

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Pulmonaria 'Silver Bouquet'

Pulmonaria 'Silver Bouquet'

Common Name: Silver Bouquet Lungwort

The flowers of 'Silver Bouquet' will move to a dark purple in late spring and the shimmering silver foliage will last well into autumn. Partial shade is recommended for 'Silver Bouquet' to gain its full color potential.

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Pulmonaria rubra 'David Ward'

Pulmonaria rubra 'David Ward'

Common Name: David Ward Lungwort

This outstanding British variety forms a good-sized clump of large, bright green leaves that are heavily margined in creamy-white. Clusters of coral-pink flowers appear in early spring, among the earliest to bloom. Because of the large amount of white in the leaves, choose a site that is protected from hot afternoon sun. 

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Pulmonaria saccharata 'Mrs. Moon'

Pulmonaria saccharata 'Mrs. Moon'

Common Name: Mrs. Moon Lungwort

Pulmonaria is an underused perennial that grows well in shady gardens. It is especially attractive when planted among hostas, ferns, and brunneras. Its flowers are among the most brilliantly colored blossoms of all perennials.

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Pulsatilla (Anemone) vernalis

Pulsatilla (Anemone) vernalis

Common Name: Lady of the Snows

A completely open flower is almost ten centimetres in diameter. The flower opens only for a short time during the late morning, as the spring sun spreads its warmth. Unlike other pasque flowers, spring pasque flower offers nectar as a reward to pollinators. The ripening achene grows a long, feathery flying hair and the seed can float on the wind for a long time. 

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Pulsatilla vulgaris

Pulsatilla vulgaris

Common Name: Pasque Flower

Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Prefers rich, humusy soils. Best in cool, moist climates.

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Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Alba'

Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Alba'

Common Name: White Pasque Flower

Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Prefers rich, humusy soils. Best in cool, moist climates.

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Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Blaue Glocke'

Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Blaue Glocke'

Common Name: Violet Pasque Flower

Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Prefers rich, humusy soils. Best in cool, moist climates.

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Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Papageno'

Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Papageno'

Common Name: Double Pasque Flower

Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Prefers rich, humusy soils. Best in cool, moist climates.

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Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Rosen Glocke'

Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Rosen Glocke'

Common Name: Rose Pasque Flower

Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Prefers rich, humusy soils. Best in cool, moist climates.

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Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Rosen Glocke'

Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Rosen Glocke'

Common Name: Rose Pasque Flower

Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Prefers rich, humusy soils. Best in cool, moist climates.

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Ranunculus ficaria 'Brazen Hussey'

Ranunculus ficaria 'Brazen Hussey'

Common Name: Brazen Hussey Lesser Celandine

Since this goes completely dormant in summer, plan on combining with something that will fill in the gap, such as a Hosta. Tolerates summer heat and humidity. Clumps may be easily divided in the late summer or fall when they are dormant.

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Rodgersia henrici 'Cherry Blush'

Rodgersia henrici 'Cherry Blush'

Common Name: Cherry Blush Rodgersia

The palmate leaves of this perennial are bronze in spring, maturing to a deep red-to-purple with bronze highlights. The bright pink flowers borne on airy panicles 2 to 3 feet high.

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Rodgersia pinnata 'Snow Clouds'

Rodgersia pinnata 'Snow Clouds'

Common Name: Snow Cloud Rodgersia

Bold coarse foliage resembles the leaf of a horse chestnut tree. Emerging bronze changing to dark green by mid summer. Creates a dramatic effect with its tall flower spikes high above the foliage in summer. Rodgersia needs a permanently moist soil, a place near water would be the best choice.

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Rodgersia podophylla 'Bronze Form'

Rodgersia podophylla 'Bronze Form'

Common Name: Bronze Form Giant Rodgersia

Bronzeleaf Rodgersia features airy plumes of shell pink flowers with creamy white overtones rising above the foliage from late spring to early summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting.

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Rodgersia podophylla 'Rotlaub'

Rodgersia podophylla 'Rotlaub'

Common Name: Red Leaf Giant Rodgersia

Rotlaub' means 'Red Leaf' This is an extremely colorful variety. The glossy foliage is a distinctive coppery-red to deep bronze and holds its color much better in the summer than other varieties. The jagged edged leaves mature to a spectacular deep red-bronze in late summer providing a backdrop for the dramatic 3 to 5 foot plumes of creamy-white flowers. 

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Rudbeckia fulgida 'City Garden'

Rudbeckia fulgida 'City Garden'

Common Name: City Garden Black-eyed Susan

Daisy-like flowers (2.5” diameter) with bright yellow-orange rays and dome-shaped, dark brown cones bloom singly atop strong stems from July to September. Genus name honors Swedish botanists/scientists Olof Rudbeck the Younger (1660-1740) and his father Olof Rudbeck the Elder (1660-1740)

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Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm'

Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm'

Common Name: Goldsturm Black-eyed Susan

Provides seeds in the winter for birds and nectar for butterflies. Beautiful and versatile, outstanding in mass plantings as a border perennial, meadow and prairie gardens as well as a noninvasive groundcover.

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Rudbeckia fulgida var sullivantii 'Little Goldstar'

Rudbeckia fulgida var sullivantii 'Little Goldstar'

Common Name: Little Goldstar Black-eyed Susan

Just 14 to 16 inches high and wide, 'Little Goldstar' nonetheless sets big 2- to 2½-inch blooms on strong stems above dark green foliage. Set with long, slender golden petals around a prominent dark brown cone, these flowers are great for fresh or dried bouquets, and act as a magnet for all neighborhood butterflies and bees in summer.

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Rudbeckia grandiflora 'Sundance'

Rudbeckia grandiflora 'Sundance'

Common Name: Sundance Rough Sunflower

Also known as Rough Coneflower, this species is native across much of the Eastern USA and Canada but not yet known in most gardens. It forms a bushy, upright mound of green leaves, with interesting parasol-shaped blooms that have droopy yellow petals surrounding a brown cone. Plants flower in late summer and well into the autumn. A magnet to butterflies. Great for cutting.

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Rudbeckia laciniata 'Goldquelle'

Rudbeckia laciniata 'Goldquelle'

Common Name: Goldquelle Coneflower

'Goldquelle' is a hybrid of Rudbeckia lacinata var hortensia which is the naturally occurring double form of Cutleaf Coneflower native to New England, pollinated by its smaller southern cousinR. nitida or Shiny Coneflower which is a more normal looking black-eyed-susan with cone. The fully double hybrid is shorter & much more densely leafed than either of its parent species. Plus it has no actual cone, rendering "coneflower" a misnomer, hence its alternate name Gold Drops.

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Rudbeckia nitida 'Herbstsonne'

Rudbeckia nitida 'Herbstsonne'

Common Name: Autumn Sun Coneflower

This is a substantial plant which features large daisy-like flowers (3-4" across) with drooping yellow rays and elongated bright green center cones. Flowers bloom singly atop slender branching stems. Long summer bloom. Toothed, bright green leaves (3-6" long).

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Rudbeckia triloba

Rudbeckia triloba

Common Name: Brown-eyed Susan

While it prefers moderate moisture, Brown-eyed Susan tolerates most conditions, including drought, once it is established. It makes an excellent cut flower and complements any of the tall native grasses and common prairie wildflowers 

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Rudbeckia triloba 'Prairie Glow'

Rudbeckia triloba 'Prairie Glow'

Common Name: Prairie Glow Brown-eyed Susan

While it prefers moderate moisture, Brown-eyed Susan tolerates most conditions, including drought, once it is established. It makes an excellent cut flower and complements any of the tall native grasses and common prairie wildflowers 

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Sagina subulata

Sagina subulata

Common Name: Irish Moss

Delightful tiny white flowers appear atop the tight green carpet of foliage from late spring to midsummer.

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Sagina subulata 'Aurea'

Sagina subulata 'Aurea'

Common Name: Golden Irish Moss

Delightful tiny white flowers appear atop the tight green carpet of foliage from late spring to midsummer.

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Salvia argentea

Salvia argentea

Common Name: Silver Sage

Unlike most salvias, plants of this species are grown primarily for their large, woolly leaves and not for their flowers. 

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Salvia nemorosa 'Blaukonigin'

Salvia nemorosa 'Blaukonigin'

Common Name: Blue Queen Salvia

An incredibly low-maintenance plant, it tolerates dry or wet situations, is happy in most any soil, even a poor one, and is unfazed by heat and humidity. Plus, butterflies and hummingbirds love the intensely hued blooms! 15-18" tall and wide - See more at: http://www.springhillnursery.com/product/blue_queen_salvia#sthash.wxTS0MjE.dpuf

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Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna'

Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna'

Common Name: Caradonna Salvia

Can be clipped back hard after blooming, to rejuvenate the foliage. Attractive to both butterflies and hummingbirds. Winner of the 2000 Outstanding New Perennial Award by the International Hardy Plant Union.

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Salvia nemorosa 'Mainnacht'

Salvia nemorosa 'Mainnacht'

Common Name: May Night Salvia

It has a long blooming period with vibrant blue flowers, grows up to 18 inches tall and has a compact growth habit. The striking violet-blue flowers are very attractive when set against a light colored background or when mixed with white, yellow or orange flowers. 'May Night' is a hybrid salvia and will not come true from seed, but can be propagated from division or cuttings. It is hardy to Zone 4. University of Nebraska Extension

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Salvia nemorosa 'Rosenwein'

Salvia nemorosa 'Rosenwein'

Common Name: Rose Wine Salvia

It has a long blooming period with vibrant blue flowers, grows up to 18 inches tall and has a compact growth habit. The striking violet-blue flowers are very attractive when set against a light colored background or when mixed with white, yellow or orange flowers. 'May Night' is a hybrid salvia and will not come true from seed, but can be propagated from division or cuttings. It is hardy to Zone 4. University of Nebraska Extension

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Salvia verticillata

Salvia verticillata

Common Name: Lilac Sage

Throughout the summer, this species produces multiple flower spikes in irresistible shades of smoky purple. At about 24 inches tall and half as wide, the plant flowers abundantly, inviting you to make bouquets and to keep up with the deadheading. 

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Salvia x 'Madeline'

Salvia x 'Madeline'

Common Name: Madeline Salvia

This open pollinated seedling is characterized by its compact and upright habit, strong vigorous growth, and free flowering capacity.

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Scabiosa caucasica 'Kompliment'

Scabiosa caucasica 'Kompliment'

Common Name: Compliment Pincushion Flower

Flowers bloom singly on strong, stiff stems. Grayish-green foliage features lance-shaped, entire basal leaves and pinnately-lobed stem leaves. Synonymous with and sometimes sold as 'Compliment'.

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Scabiosa caucasica 'Perfecta Alba'

Scabiosa caucasica 'Perfecta Alba'

Common Name: White Pincushion Flower

Scabiosa are classic British garden plants and are invaluable for their hugely long flowering season, good vase life and the bonus that the bees and butterflies love them.

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Scabiosa caucasica 'Perfecta'

Scabiosa caucasica 'Perfecta'

Common Name: Blue Pincushion Flower

Scabiosa are classic British garden plants and are invaluable for their hugely long flowering season, good vase life and the bonus that the bees and butterflies love them.

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Scabiosa columbaria 'Misty Butterflies'

Scabiosa columbaria 'Misty Butterflies'

Common Name: Misty Butterflies Scabiosa

 Flowering for up to five months of the year from May to September.  Attracts many bees and butterflies into the garden.  Prefers well-drained soil in sun. 

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Sedum 'Autumn Fire'

Sedum 'Autumn Fire'

Common Name: Autumn Fire Sedum

Tall, upright sedums form substantial clumps of foliage which can be substituted for shrubs in the landscape. Their stout, sturdy stems support the massive flower heads which develop in summer and burst into bloom in fall. If left standing, they provide winter interest and food for birds.

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Sedum 'Hot Stuff'

Sedum 'Hot Stuff'

Common Name: Hot Stuff Sedum

The SHORTEST S. spectabile on the market! This seedling of ‘Brilliant’ bloodlines forms a tight 10” mound of foliage covered by domes of bright pink flower heads!

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Sedum 'Lime Twister'

Sedum 'Lime Twister'

Common Name: Lime Twister Sedum

 The attractive foliage display is topped in late summer with brilliant pink blooms which last for several weeks.

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Sedum 'Lime Zinger'

Sedum 'Lime Zinger'

Common Name: Lime Zinger Sedum

 The attractive foliage display is topped in late summer with brilliant pink blooms which last for several weeks.

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Sedum 'Matrona'

Sedum 'Matrona'

Common Name: Matrona Sedum

'Matrona' was a chance seedling found by Ewald Hügin of Freiburg, Germany. Butterflies can't get enough of this one. Simply outstanding! International Stauden Union (ISU) Plant of the Year for 2000.

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Sedum 'Pure Joy'

Sedum 'Pure Joy'

Common Name: Pure Joy Sedum

When late summer and early fall arrived, we understood exactly why the breeder had selected this plant for its flowers.  A massive dome of bubblegum pink, star-shaped flowers completely covered the foliage followed by deeper pink seed heads later in fall. 

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Sedum 'T Rex'

Sedum 'T Rex'

Common Name: T Rex Sedum

The green leaves had sharply toothed edges, adding to this plant’s appeal before it bloomed.  In late summer, clusters of greenish cream buds covered the entire clump, then opened to light rose pink flowers similar to its parent, ‘Autumn Joy’.  Move over AJ, there’s a new kid in town! 

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Sedum seiboldii

Sedum seiboldii

Common Name: October Daphne

Scalloped, silver-blue foliage with clusters of star-shaped, bright pink flowers in late September and October.

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Sedum spurium 'John Creech'

Sedum spurium 'John Creech'

Common Name: John Creech Sedum

Plants will tolerate poor soil so long as drainage is good. Easily propagated by breaking off pieces and sticking them in the ground in mid spring. Tolerates occasional to light foot traffic. Mow or prune back in spring. Possibly evergreen in mild winter regions.

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Sedum x 'Firecracker'

Sedum x 'Firecracker'

Common Name: Firecraker Sedum

This dazzling emerald-and-ruby Stonecrop boasts a compact, upright habit, glossy jade foliage, and hot pink, butterfly-attracting flowers held on ruby red stems! Remarkable for its ability to hold its color all summer, and, of course, the drought tolerance that Sedums are known for. Thrives in average or even poor soil. Zones 3 to 9.

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Sempervivum 'Sanford Hybrids'

Sempervivum 'Sanford Hybrids'

Common Name: Sanford Hybrids Hens and Chicks

Their color may vary from season to season. Unusual rose-pink flowers are produced on leafy stalks in midsummer. Sempervivum is comprised of one large rosette called the "hen" which sprouts many smaller rosettes around it called "chicks". As the plants age, the "hen" may die out and be replaced by the "chicks". Plants can be divided easily at any time by pulling up some of the "chicks" and replanting them elsewhere.

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Sempervivum arachnoideum 'Cobweb'

Sempervivum arachnoideum 'Cobweb'

Common Name: Cobweb Hens and Chicks

Their color may vary from season to season. Unusual rose-pink flowers are produced on leafy stalks in midsummer. Sempervivum is comprised of one large rosette called the "hen" which sprouts many smaller rosettes around it called "chicks". As the plants age, the "hen" may die out and be replaced by the "chicks". Plants can be divided easily at any time by pulling up some of the "chicks" and replanting them elsewhere.

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Stachys byzantina 'Helen von Stein'

Stachys byzantina 'Helen von Stein'

Common Name: Big Ears Lambs Ear

Flowering stems are rare. Leaf shape and texture resemble a lamb's ear, hence the common name. Leaves are evergreen in warm climates, but will depreciate considerably in harsh winters.

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Stokesia 'Peachie's Pick'

Stokesia 'Peachie's Pick'

Common Name: Peachie's Pick Stokes Aster

Rosettes are generally evergreen in warm winter climates. Long mid-summer to early fall bloom. Genus name honors Dr. Jonathan Stokes, 18-19th century English physician. Cultivar name is in reference to the individual (Peachie Saxton) who discovered the plant and not to the flower color.

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Thalictrum flavum 'Tukker Princess'

Thalictrum flavum 'Tukker Princess'

Common Name: Tukker Princess Meadow Rue

The tallest of the meadow rues! This is a cross between T. flavum and T. Elin. Perfect for the back of the border, as the yellow flowers bloom in late June above wonderful blue-green  foliage.

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Thalictrum rochebrunianum

Thalictrum rochebrunianum

Common Name: Meadow Rue

This species of meadow rue (sometimes commonly called lavender mist meadow rue) is a slender, clump-forming perennial which features lacy, fine-textured, bluish-green, pinnately compound, columbine-like foliage (3-4 ternate). 

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Thalictrum rochebrunianum 'Tukker Princess'

Thalictrum rochebrunianum 'Tukker Princess'

Common Name: Giant Meadow Rue

This species of meadow rue (sometimes commonly called lavender mist meadow rue) is a slender, clump-forming perennial which features lacy, fine-textured, bluish-green, pinnately compound, columbine-like foliage (3-4 ternate). 

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Trollius ledebouri 'Lemon Queen'

Trollius ledebouri 'Lemon Queen'

Common Name: Lemon Queen Globe Flower

Steeped in old-world allure, the gleaming flush of lusty deep green lobed foliage coronates large double lemon yellow globes. A 1920s selection that shares lineage with Trollius europaeus, Trollius asiaticus and Trollius chinensis, this hybrid's splendid chiffon-like flowers alight tall sleek stalks, flaunting showy stamens and a composed beauty.

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Trollius x 'Golden Queen'

Trollius x 'Golden Queen'

Common Name: Golden Queen Globe Flower

Clump forming, dark green deeply toothed foliage. Flowers are about 2" across and appear late spring to mid summer. Colors are vibrant, usually golden or yellow. Flowers have a delicate shinny appearance. Best in moist soil, great near ponds or in wet lands. Cut back to encourage reblooming.Golden yellow flowers. Strong upright stems. Great for bog gardens and other areas with moisture retentive soil. Vigorous. Rebloomer.

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Trollius x cultorum 'Alabaster'

Trollius x cultorum 'Alabaster'

Common Name: Alabaster Globe Flower

The plant has a clump-forming habit. It looks great in shady areas where the pale flowers really pop out in contrast to dark shadows. It also makes a nice addition for pond or stream margins. Prefers a cool climate. 

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Veronica spicata 'Tickled Pink'

Veronica spicata 'Tickled Pink'

Common Name: Tickled Pink Speedwell

A proven performer in any average, well-drained soil. It has a long blooming period when spent blooms are removed

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Veronica x 'Blue Explosion'

Veronica x 'Blue Explosion'

Common Name: Blue Explosion Speedwell

A proven performer in any average, well-drained soil. It has a long blooming period when spent blooms are removed

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Veronicastrum virginicum

Veronicastrum virginicum

Common Name: Culver's Root

A regal plant that hovers above the border with long spikes of pale purple flowers in mid summer. Whorled foliage provides an interesting foil for early summer bloomers.

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Veronicastrum virginicum 'Lavender Towers'

Veronicastrum virginicum 'Lavender Towers'

Common Name: Lavender Towers Culver's Root

A regal plant that hovers above the border with long spikes of pale purple flowers in mid summer. Whorled foliage provides an interesting foil for early summer bloomers.

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