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Finely textured, bright silvery blue leaves. A selection of ornamental Blue Fescue chosen for its vigor and taller height, and a brighter blue foliage color. Forms a fully rounded, robust clump with consistent flower coverage. Yellow-green flowers appear above the clump on 18-22” scapes in early summer and age to tan as the season progresses. Use this popular compact growing grass at the front of beds and borders and in containers. Prefers well drained soils. Drought tolerant when established.
This cheerful selection has flowers that open intense lemon yellow, then lighten to pastel yellow. New flowers are produced all summer long, for a long season of bloom. Members of the Achillea Seduction Series have strong, branched stems with shorter internodes and a compact habit. Unlike older cultivars with a weaker, open habit, they have a very robust yet compact habit making them a beautiful addition to the landscape. Deer resistant, attracts butterflies, drought resistant when established. Grow Achillea 'Sunny Seduction' in borders, beds, and in cottage, butterfly and cutting gardens.

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An Allium with the wow factor! This Ornamental Onion has 1-3/4 to 2" rounded clusters of light amethyst purple flowers in mid to late summer. The narrow, twisty that form a low mound.  Similar in flower color and foliage to Allium 'Blue Eddy', but in a much larger form, reaching up to 24" tall for good garden presence. Let the seed heads dry in place for extended interest. Attracts butterflies, resists deer. Grow Allium 'Medusa' in borders, cutting and butterfly gardens. Drought tolerant when established.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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Bright rosy purple flowers cover the glossy, dark green strappy foliage in mid to late summer. Tightly rounded blooms are held on strong stems. This easy-to-grow Allium is perfect for borders, as a groundcover, or in containers. It also makes a lovely cut flower. Attracts butterflies, drought and deer resistant.

2018 Perennial Plant Association Plant of the Year Award.
Late season lavender blooms attract butterflies. This Ornamental Onion provides lavender blooms in late summer and handsome blue-green foliage throughout the growing season. A substantial selection of the popular Allium senescens 'Glaucum' with slightly taller, thick, twisting, blue-green foliage. Prefers good drainage. Tolerates drought. Grow Allium 'Blue Eddy' along border fronts, pathway edges, and rock gardens.

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Late season fireworks for the garden! Heavy blooming plants begin to bud in July above glossy green foliage 6-8” tall. In August the light lavender pink flowers open in round 2" clusters on strong, upright 18” stems. Let the seed heads dry in place for extended interest. Attracts butterflies, resists deer. Grow Allium x 'August Asteroids' in borders, cutting and butterfly gardens.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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Richly colored Ornamental Onion blooms in midsummer with violet purple flowers. Dark purple-toned stems add depth to the display of 2" bloom clusters. Forms nice clumps. Strong stems. Attracts butterflies, resists deer. Grow Allium 'Windy City' in mass plantings, rock gardens, mixed borders, and butterfly gardens.
Pale blue flower clusters in May on plants with a rounded, mounding habit. Soft, billowy form plus fine texture from the slender foliage that is a glossy deep green in summer and yellow in fall. Grow Amsonia 'Halfway to Arkansas' in a border, naturalized setting, or cottage garden. A selection of the native plant known as Blue Star.

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Finely textured foliage and very light blue flowers in late spring on this cultivar of a North American native. Blooms at approximately 18" tall, then continues to grow reaching 2-3' tall. Golden yellow fall color. Attracts butterflies, resists deer. Use Amsonia 'Midway to Montana' to add a contrast of texture to a perennial border, or mingle with other native plants and grasses in an informal setting.

 
 

 
 

 
 
The tall, upright habit of Andropogon 'Blackhawks' stands out in the landscape and adds a long season of interest. Deep green foliage takes on a deep purple tones in midsummer then later develops accents of dark purple to near black. Selection of a native grass.

Andropogon, also known as Turkey's Foot or Big Bluestem, is a native grass originating in North American prairies. Use in mixed borders, massed on its own or with other grasses, or grow with other native plants to create a naturalized setting. Deer resistant. Drought tolerant when established.
Burgundy tips in early season on this very upright clump grass. Dusky purple tones develop as early as midsummer. In late summer, purple, three-branched seedheads are produced on reddish stems. Red highlights begin in early fall and increase until the clump is almost completely red in October. Andropogon, also known as Turkey's Foot or Big Bluestem, formed an important component of the American prairies. Drought tolerant. Andropogon gerardii 'Indian Warrior' is a long-lived grass with a variety of uses including screening, naturalizing, and as a wonderful backdrop for Echinacea and other tall flowers.

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Brilliant fall color! Burgundy red tips from spring to fall on deep green foliage. Small burgundy red flowers bloom in August on 5'-6' red stems. Foliage color deepens to purple-red as the nights cool. When October frosts arrive, the entire plant turns a vivid scarlet providing fabulous late season color. Use Andropogon 'Red October' to add a long season of interest.

Andropogon, also known as Turkey's Foot or Big Bluestem, is a native grass originating in North American prairies. Use in mixed borders, massed on its own or with other grasses, or grow with other native plants to create a naturalized setting. Deer resistant. Drought tolerant when established.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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Light rosy pink semi-double blossoms in late summer on into fall. Anemone 'Lorelei' is tall and graceful, forming an attractive clump. We're happy to be able to offer this statuesque variety, in the general shift to compact heights, taller choices have become harder to find, but are often needed to complete a garden setting.

Anemone have beautifully formed buds and blooms from late summer into fall. They grow best when given consistent moisture in organically rich, well drained soils. Full sun to part shade; part shade is ideal, especially in warmer zones. Makes a good cut flower. Anemone 'Lorelei' sometimes has her name spelled as 'Loreley', either way she is absolutely lovely at the edge of woodland settings, in cottage gardens, and mixed borders.

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Bright contrast! Large, violet-blue and sparkling white flowers on compact plants. Long-spurred, showy upward-facing flowers in mid to late spring measure 3" in length on average. Excellent as cut flowers, lasting up to two weeks in a vase. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. In the Songbird Series of Columbine. Grow Aquilegia 'Blue Jay' in beds, borders, or in cottage and cutting gardens.
Graceful, bell-like, red and yellow blooms on very compact plants. Five red spurs point upward and the creamy yellow petal tips and bright yellow anthers face downward to create one of the most appealing flower forms ever. Hummingbirds also find them very appealing! Blooms in mid-late spring to early summer. Dwarf selection of the North American native Columbine. Easily grown in a wide range of soils as long as they are well-drained. Grow Aquilegia 'Little Lanterns' in rock gardens, woodland edges, front of a border, and in containers.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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Bright clusters of red and white blossoms. Hybridized for their compact habit and large, 3", long spurred flowers, members of the Songbird Series are among the most showy of all Columbines. Adding to their appeal, the flowers face skyward, not nodding like many other varieties. Excellent as cut flowers, lasting up to two weeks in a vase. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Grow Aquilegia 'Cardinal' in borders, cottage gardens, or as a cut flower.

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Rose and white flowers with long spurs above a compact clump of foliage in a shade of soft blue-green. Hybridized for their compact habit and large, 3", long spurred flowers, members of the Songbird Series are among the most showy of all Columbines. Adding to their appeal, the flowers face upward, not nodding like many other varieties. Excellent as cut flowers, lasting up to two weeks in a vase. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Grow Aquilegia 'Robin' in borders, cottage gardens, or as a cut flower.
Lovely blooms of clear rose-pink and ivory brighten up the garden in late spring to early summer. Beautifully shaped blooms with attractive spurs. Attracts hummingbirds. Dense leaf rosettes that create a full, well rounded plant. Grow Aquilegia 'Spring Magic Rose and Ivory' in a mixed border, and in cottage and cut flower gardens.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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Abundant lilac blue flowers with a gold button center cover these plants from late summer through mid fall. Superb habit, forming a very full, bushy mound of finely textured green foliage. Asters are excellent cut flowers and attract butterflies. Grow Aster Kickin® 'Lilac Blue' in a perennial border, mixed with grasses, and in prairie, cottage and butterfly gardens.

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Pastel pink flowers with a gold button center. From late summer through mid-fall, every inch of the foliage is completely covered in flowers. Aster Kickin® 'Pink Chiffon' has a superb habit; forms a full, neat mound of finely textured green foliage without having to pinch back growth. Excellent cut flowers. Attracts butterflies. They make a terrific accent to grasses and add much needed late season color to a perennial border. Cultivar of a North American native.

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Caramel brown flowers with yellow keels bloom in 10" long spikes above a rounded clump of green foliage in late spring to early summer. The intense brown color of Baptisia 'Brownie Points' does not fade to yellow as some other bicolor varieties do. In Baptisia trials, it remained in bloom after other varieties were long past peak. Full and bushy with a vase-shaped habit, this perennial has enough presence in the garden to be used in place of a shrub. We're excited to pair this intriguing Baptisia with Peonies that are ivory with golden stamens.

Baptisia, also known as False Indigo, has attractive foliage and ornamental seed pods. A wonderful and long-lived choice for perennial borders, cottage gardens, or mingled with native plants in a meadow or prairie type planting. It is drought tolerant when established, deer resistant, and attracts butterflies. Good for cut flowers.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Rich velvety chocolate purple flowers held on upright stems in late spring to early summer. Keeps a densely compact habit as the plant matures, making this a good Baptisia for smaller gardens. The leaves start low on the stems for a full look. Vigorous grower. A Proven Winners® plant selection.

Baptisia, also known as False Indigo, has attractive blue-green foliage and ornamental seed pods. A wonderful and long-lived choice for perennial borders, cottage gardens, or mingled with native plants in a meadow or prairie type planting. It is drought tolerant when established, deer resistant, and attracts butterflies. Good for cut flowers. The Decadence® series of Baptisia were chosen for their desirable colors and relatively compact size.
Lemon yellow flowers in late spring to early summer. Dark charcoal gray stems give the blooms an extra glow. Excellent vigor. Baptisia 'Lemon Meringue' Forms a compact, upright, vase-shaped mound. A Proven Winners® plant selection.

Baptisia, also known as False Indigo, has attractive blue-green foliage and ornamental seed pods. A wonderful and long-lived choice for perennial borders, cottage gardens, or mingled with native plants in a meadow or prairie type planting. It is drought tolerant when established, deer resistant, and attracts butterflies. Good for cut flowers. The Decadence® series of Baptisia were chosen for their desirable colors and relatively compact size.

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A bright shade of blue on this brand new introduction exclusive to Song Sparrow. Baptisia 'Little Boy Blue' blooms in late spring to early summer in Lupine-like racemes. Shows up very nicely in the garden and in bouquets. Baptisia, also known as False Indigo, has attractive blue-green foliage and ornamental seed pods. A wonderful and long-lived choice for perennial borders, cottage gardens, or mingled with native plants in a meadow or prairie type planting. It is drought tolerant when established, deer resistant, and attracts butterflies. Good for cut flowers.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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A unique color for Baptisia! Clear soft pink blossoms with a pale yellow keel are produced in late spring. We love all the Baptisia colors, but noticed that in a blooming group of Baptisia our eye went right to these - it is that different! Has a compact, shorter habit that makes it easy to fit into any garden. Decadence® series. A Proven Winners® plant selection.

Baptisia, also known as False Indigo, has attractive blue-green foliage and ornamental seed pods. A wonderful and long-lived choice for perennial borders, cottage gardens, or mingled with native plants in a meadow or prairie type planting. It is drought tolerant when established, deer resistant, and attracts butterflies. Good for cut flowers.

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The clump forming Variegated Japanese Sedge displays narrow, arching creamy-yellow leaves with dark green margins. Forms an ideal ground cover for open locations with a dry to slightly moist, well drained soil.
Vivid red blooms with a bright yellow center on mounding foliage. Very floriferous with a long bloom period from summer through fall. Long lasting as a cut flower. Attracts butterflies, resists deer. Use Coreopsis 'Mercury Rising' in the front of a border, cottage gardens, or in large containers.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Loads of large, single, bright sunny yellow blossoms with a prominent burgundy red eye and gold button center are produced over a very long period from early summer through early fall. Deadheading encourages more blooms. Foliage texture is intermediate between the threadleaf and grandiflora types. Coreopsis 'Cosmic Eye' is a compact grower that will add a colorful splash in containers or flower beds.

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Especially large, white flowers with a burgundy star-shaped eye are produced for several months beginning in early summer, with the eye expanding to cover more of the petal surface in cooler temperatures. Since the flowers are sterile, they just keep on coming into early fall without the need for deadheading. Forms a compact mound. Deer resistant. Coreopsis 'Starlight' is the perfect size plant for container gardening, rock gardens, and the front of the border. In the Li'l BangTM series of Coreopsis.
Vibrant Coreopsis has fiery sunset orange flowers that are 1-3/4" wide and have intense red-orange color concentrated at the centers of the petals. The undersides of the petals are golden yellow, with some petal tips displaying the same golden yellow. The flowers will cover the gray-green, threadleaf foliage for a showy midsummer display. Compact, rounded habit. Use for cut flowers, too. Deer resistant. Grow Coreopsis 'Crazy Cayenne' in perennial flower borders, in containers, and butterfly gardens.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Golden yellow, 1-1/2" wide flowers with clear, dark red eyes blanket these compact, rounded plants from early to late summer. Bright green, threadleaf foliage. Attracts butterflies, deer resistant, can be used as a cut flower. Rounded, compact habit, excellent flower coverage, and long bloom time make Coreopsis 'Curry Up' a great addition to a sunny, easy-care garden! In the Sizzle & SpiceTM Coreopsis series.
If you love the look of traditional Delphiniums, but they are too tall for your garden, you can grow this beautiful compact variety, which comes in a mix of purple, blue, mauve, pink, lilac, and cream colored flowers. Some have contrasting central bees and others are solid in color. This new series of Delphiniums has all the characteristics of their taller cousins except their height. Compact growing, does not need staking, and will stay upright in pots. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds, deer resistant.

Delphiniums like a sunny, uncrowded spot, and rich soil since they are heavy feeders. They prefer a neutral to slightly basic pH, so add lime if your soil is acidic. Cut back spent flowers to encourage rebloom. Delphinium are usually short term perennials, although these newer hybrids tend to be longer lived. Provide excellent drainage and regular watering. Grow in borders, cottage, and cutting gardens.
Fragrant, deep velvety red double blooms with narrow white picotee edges in early summer. A quick shearing after flowering will encourage them to rebloom in early fall. Dianthus 'Black Cherry Wild' is a short variety, just 8-9" in bloom with 6" tall grey-green foliage and 1-1/2" blooms. Dianthus Fruit Punch® series. A Proven Winners® plant selection.

Dianthus are deer resistant. Drought tolerant when established. Attracts butterflies and makes an appealing cut flower for petite bouquets; they look like small carnations.


 
 

 
 

 
 
Fragrant, double, striking coral pink flowers are produced in early summer above a tight, compact mound of blue-green foliage. A quick shearing after flowering will encourage rebloom in early fall. Dianthus 'Classic Coral' is just the right size for the front of the sunny border and in combination containers. Deer resistant, drought tolerant when established. Good heat and humidity tolerance. Attracts butterflies. Makes a cute cut flower, like miniature carnations. Dianthus Fruit Punch Series®. A Proven Winners® selection.

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Deep red blooms with large white markings in the center of each petal. Dianthus 'Coconut Punch' has fragrant, 1-1/2" wide blooms in early summer; a quick shearing will encourage rebloom in early fall. Forms a grassy looking, low clump of grey-green foliage topped with relatively tall flower stems. Fruit Punch® series. A Proven Winners® selection.

Dianthus are deer resistant. Drought tolerant when established. Attracts butterflies and makes an appealing cut flower for petite bouquets; they look like small carnations.

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Large, fully-double, Fragrant, double, 1-3/4" raspberry pink flowers. Each serrated petal is framed by a thin white edge. Maintains rich color throughout its bloom season. Has a polished, upright habit and blue-green foliage. Flowers appear in early summer, and a quick shearing after flowering will encourage them to rebloom in early fall. Dianthus 'Raspberry Ruffles is a perfect size for the front of the border and in combination containers. Deer resistant, drought tolerant when established. Attracts butterflies. Makes a lovely cut flower, like small carnations. Dianthus Fruit Punch Series®. A Proven Winners® selection.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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Frilly, double, salmon-pink with a carmine eye, this Border Pink from England has a spicy fragrance, compact habit, and long season of bloom. Dianthus 'Romance' forms a low cushion of grey-blue foliage with 9-10" tall blooms. An excellent addition to the sunny rock garden, alpine trough, or cottage garden. Begins blooming in late spring, deadheading will encourage rebloom into fall. Attractive to butterflies. In the Scent First® series of fragrant Dianthus.

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Sweet and petite. True pink double flowers are 1-1/4 to 1-1/2" wide with a subtle darker pink eye. Dianthus 'Sweetie Pie' is incredibly floriferous; the flowers completely cover the silvery blue-green foliage when in bloom. The flowers stand like mini carnations above a short mound of evergreen foliage in early summer. A quick shearing after flowering will encourage them to rebloom in early fall. Fragrant. Deer resistant. Low maintenance and drought tolerant when established. Tolerant of high temperatures and resists center die-out. Attracts butterflies, makes a cute cut flower. Grow at the front of beds and borders, in containers, and in cottage and rock gardens. A Proven Winners® selection.

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This sun loving alpine-type Bleeding Heart has flaming magenta red, heart-shaped flowers with white tips produced in clusters above the very finely textured, frosty blue foliage from late spring into midsummer. A hybrid with a more vigorous growth rate, bushier habit, earlier flowering, and more abundant blooms than similar types. Does not produce seed, helping it to bloom longer into summer. Attracts hummingbirds, deer resistant. Grow Dicentra 'Fire Island' at the front of a border or in patio containers.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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Large, fragrant, honey-mango colored flowers in huge numbers. Long blooming from midsummer into fall. Sturdy, upright habit, strong stems and unique color. With 4-1/2" blooms, Echinacea 'Big Kahuna' will be the "boss" of your garden border!

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Compact growing, refined Coneflower was named for the beautiful yellow Cleopatra Butterfly. Yellow flowers with a large, orange cone and horizontal petals are produced on very strong, well-branched stems from mid to late summer. Mature blooms lighten to creamy yellow. Attracts butterflies, good cut flower. Use in middle of the border, or for butterfly and cottage gardens.
Double, bright cranberry-rose coneflower with a short, full habit. Echinacea 'Cranberry Cupcake' is very free flowering from midsummer to early fall. Fragrant blooms attract butterflies, make wonderful cut flowers, and are good performers in the landscape and containers.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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Rich, saturated color is almost fluorescent! Glowing fuchsia pink flowers have single ray petals that are held horizontally underneath the large pom-pom centers. 'Delicious Candy' is one of the first Echinacea to flower in early summer and stays fresh looking into late summer. In addition to its beautiful flowers, this Coneflower also has attractive dark green leaves and dark stems on compact plants.

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Fiery red-orange flowers are accented with a papaya orange halo in the pom-pom center. The glowing blooms have a wonderful visual impact. Highly fragrant. Echinacea 'Hot Papaya' is the first double Coneflower to have a hot, vivid color. Coneflowers attract butterflies and make wonderful cut flowers.

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Glowing tangerine orange, fragrant flowers with a deep copper cone are produced on very strong, well-branched stems. As the flowers broaden and age, they lighten a bit to golden orange. These impressive flowers measure a full 4" across, an incredibly large flower for such a compact plant. Named for the glowing orange Julia Butterfly. Attracts butterflies, is deer resistant, and makes good cut flowers. Echinacea 'Julia' is excellent for mixed borders, to plant in mass, and is a perfect choice for butterfly gardens!

 
 

 
 

 
 
Amazing color, long bloom time plus an incredible number of large, fragrant blooms. Intense orange blooms on an upright, compact plant. Blooms keep coming from early summer until frost. Years of persistent breeding show in the bright and abundant blooms of Echinacea KismetTM Intense Orange.
Large 4-1/2" vivid raspberry-rose flowers. Very long blooming, with flowers from early summer until frost. Each bloom lasts for weeks bringing lovely color to the garden. Echinacea KismetTM Raspberry has an excellent upright, compact habit. Fragrant.

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Warm and brilliant tones on extra large flowers. Colors change from red to orange to coral to pink. Nice medium-large habit, numerous strong stems, and a long bloomtime from early to late summer. Fragrant. Coneflowers attract butterflies, are deer resistant, and make wonderful cut flowers. Use Echinacea 'Mama Mia' in the border, in cottage and butterfly gardens, or in mass for a swath of summer color.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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Lovely double yellow anemone-type flowers on an upright compact habit. Plentiful branching produces multiple stems of bloom. Blooms from midsummer to mid fall. Multiple crowns means fuller plants and more flowers. Perfect height for the middle of the border. Strong stems. Echinacea 'Meteor Yellow' has great vigor and bloom power. Nicely fragrant.
Large, very fragrant flowers have pure white rays held horizontally in double rows around a bold yellow cone. This vigorous Coneflower has an extended bloom season through summer and fall. Sturdy well branched stems hold 4-5" blooms. Good for cut flowers. Staff favorite for its sweet clover scent, appealing bloom form, and strong upright habit.

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Large, 3" wide, hot magenta pink flowers that really catch your eye from a distance. Flowers lighten to light lavender pink as they mature. Dark stems add drama. Truly compact, very uniform habit. Echinacea 'Sensation Pink' is nicely branched and floriferous.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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A refreshing, cool blue grass! Emerges in lighter tones in spring then turns blue in summer. Vigorous with good heat tolerance. Adds a wonderfully fine texture to the garden. Prefers well drained soil. Forms a graceful clump. Use Festuca 'Cool as Ice' toward the front of a mixed border, in mass, or rock garden accent.
Ruffled gold flowers with red-orange markings and a gold center open from burgundy buds. Semi-double and single flowers are produced in late spring to early summer, each measuring 1 to 1-1/4" wide. Blooms are held on wiry stems above an attractive foliage base. Foliage is evergreen in its more southern range. Vigorous hybrid. Rich, moist soil is ideal, but they will also grow in average soil. After they bloom the foliage expands and forms very dense, rounded clumps that look handsome and suppress weeds.

Use Geum 'Alabama Slammer' in the front of a border, edging a path, or in a cottage garden.

Semi-double orange blooms with shorter petals above full size petals for an attractive layered look. Geum 'Coppertone Punch' starts blooming in late April or May and continues for three to four weeks or more. The plants form a 10" tall clump of semi-evergreen foliage. These hybrid plants are longer lived than the older chiloense varieties of Geum. Rich, moist, well-drained soil is ideal, but Geums will also grow in average soil. Nice at the front of the border or along walkways, with colorful blooms on wiry stems plus the handsome clumps of foliage are very attractive and suppress weeds.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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Delightful red Geum with large double blooms held on slender wiry stems. The flowers measure up to half again larger than other varieties and they continue to bloom over a very long period from late spring into summer. The blooms float above attractive mounds of fuzzy green leaves. Deadheading will promote a longer flowering time and rebloom. Prefers moisture retentive, well drained soils. Grow Geum flora plena 'Blazing Sunset' at the front or middle of beds and borders and in cottage and cutting gardens. Attracts butterflies.
Ruffled, apricot flowers with a rose blush lighten to peach as they mature. The semi-double to single flowers bloom in late spring to early summer, measure up to 1-1/2" across, and are held on wiry, 16-18" tall, burgundy purple stems. Vigorous hybrid. Rich, moist, well drained soil is ideal, but they will also grow in average soil. The foliage forms handsome, full, weed suppressing clumps. Grow Geum 'Mai Tai' at the front edge of a border or in mass to take advantage of its great foliage.

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Vivid red, single to semi-double flowers create bright points of color as they float above dense green foliage clumps in late spring to early summer. Vigorous hybrid. Rich, moist soil is ideal, but they will also grow in average soil.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Bright orange blooms with tubular petals from late spring to early summer. Wiry, dark stems let the flowers float above the dense, 10" clumps of foliage. Geum 'Sea Breeze' is a vigorous hybrid. Geum prefer rich, moist soil, but they will also grow in average soil.
Single gold flowers in late spring are are tipped in red and have hints of orange too. Blooms are held on wiry red stems above 10-12" tall dense clumps of foliage. Rich, moist, well-drained soil is ideal, but Geums will also grow in average soil. Geum 'Spanish Fly' is nice at the front of the border or along walkways, with colorful blooms on wiry stems plus the handsome clumps of foliage are very attractive and suppress weeds.
Semi-double flowers of red-orange develop softer apricot-orange hues, showing a lovely warm range of colors. Blooms are held on slender, wiry, 18" tall red stems in late spring to early summer. Geum 'Dark and Stormy' has attractive incised green foliage that forms a handsome 10" tall clump which will show some red fall color for additional interest. Rich, moist soil is ideal, but they will also grow in average soil.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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Saturated gold, semi-double, wavy and fringed flowers held on wiry 18" stems. Blooms in late spring to early summer. Geum 'Solid Gold Dancer' forms a mounded, 10-12" tall clump of foliage. Rich, moist soil is ideal, but they will also grow in average soil. Colorful blooms are very pretty at the front of the border or along walkways. The foliage forms full, handsome, weed suppressing clumps. We look forward to growing these rich gold blooms with a dark blue Salvia.
Vermilion red flowers are borne on burgundy red stems and lighten to a peachy orange. Blooming in mid to late spring, continuing for three to four weeks or more. Stems reach approximately 18" tall to hold blooms above the attractive 10" tall clump of semi-evergreen foliage. Use Geum 'Wet Kiss' in borders or along the front edge of a patio area. We like the way Geum foliage forms dense clumps to prevent weeds and to create a handsome leafy foreground for later blooming perennials. Prefers a moist, well drained soil, but will also grow in average soil.

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Cheerful red and yellow swirls of color will enhance your garden from summer to early fall. Helenium 'Fuego' has dark brick red centers that accent the blooms. From the MariachiTM series, which are shorter than most Heleniums, but they can still be pinched back in early June to create even shorter, stockier plants.

Helenium have a very appealing flower form, like a small daisy with a button center. Prefers moist but well-drained soil. Attracts butterflies. Use in borders, naturalized areas, or cottage gardens.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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A bright, all yellow Helenium, including its button cone! An all yellow variety has been on our wish list, so we are happy to be able to offer this compact selection. Blooms late summer into early fall. Helenium 'Sombrero' is from the MariachiTM series, which are shorter than most Heleniums, but they can still be pinched back in early June to create even shorter, stockier plants.

Helenium have a very appealing flower form, like a small daisy with a button center. Prefers rich, moist, but well-drained soil. Attracts butterflies. Use in borders, naturalized areas, or cottage gardens.
Incredibly dark, near-black, maple-like leaves and outstanding 7-8" pale pink flowers with darker pink speckling and veining. Upright clumping habit with flowers produced from the top to the bottom of the plant. Hibiscus 'Starry Starry Night' puts on an incredibly floriferous show in late summer. This is a perennial-type Hibiscus, not a woody shrub, although the stems are tough and strong. In early spring, cut back any remaining stems before new growth appears. Hibiscus are one of the last perennials to emerge in spring, but grows quickly after it sprouts. Consistent water brings larger flowers and lusher foliage. Grow Hibiscus 'Starry Starry Night' in a mixed bed, as an accent, or as part of a tropical style setting. Mulch heavily for the first winter.
Deep red buds open to 7-8" hot cerise red flowers. Large green, maple-like leaves quickly fill in to keep the form looking full and refined. Flowers are produced from the top to the bottom of the plant. This is a perennial-type Hibiscus, not a woody shrub, although the stems are tough and strong. In early spring, cut back any remaining stems before new growth appears. Hibiscus is one of the last perennials to emerge in spring, but grows quickly after it sprouts. Consistent water brings larger flowers and lusher foliage. Grow Hibiscus 'Summer in Paradise' in a mixed bed, as an accent, or as part of a tropical style setting. Can be used like a small shrub. Mulch heavily for the first winter.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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Blue-violet with silvery edges, small bright yellow flares, and dark blue-purple upright styles. The large flowers of Iris 'Foreign Intrigue' will add rich color to the summer garden.

Iris ensata, known as Japanese Iris, bloom in early to midsummer, and nicely extend the Iris season. Good for cut flowers. Linear, upright foliage is attractive all season. Will grow in average garden soil but ideally prefer rich, moisture retentive, acid soil. Clump forming habit. Grow Japanese Iris in beds and borders, alongside water features, or in rain gardens. Mulch to conserve moisture.


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High interest blooms. White blooms have violet-blue striations that deepen towards the center and yellow signals adding a bright note.

Iris ensata, known as Japanese Iris, bloom in early to midsummer, and nicely extend the Iris season. Their slender upright foliage is lovely all season long. They make good cut flowers, prefer moist soil, have a clump forming habit and are deer resistant. Grow in the garden or along water features.

Deep purple accented with bright white and vivid yellow. Standards and falls are rich purple with lighter blue-purple styles. The semi-flaring falls display prominent white and yellow signals with purple veining. Iris 'Contrast in Styles' is perfectly named for its incredible contrasting color patterns. Blooming in early summer, the 3-5" flowers are impossible to miss.

Siberian Iris bloom in late spring to early summer. Tall, slender foliage provides lasting beauty after bloom. Elegant and lovely as a single specimen or planted in mass. Grow in a border, at water's edge, or in cottage gardens. Siberian Iris are deer resistant.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Deep purple standards; darker purple, velvety falls; and a black-purple and gold blaze highlighted with a touch of white. Winner of the Morgan Award, the highest award for Siberian Irises. Blooms mid to late in the Siberian Iris season.

Siberian Iris bloom in late spring to early summer. Tall, slender foliage provides lasting beauty after bloom. Elegant and lovely as a single specimen or planted in mass. Grow in a border, at water's edge, or in cottage gardens. Siberian Iris are deer resistant.
Very large, beautiful white blooms with a touch of yellow-green at the base of the falls. Iris 'Swans in Flight' is the winner of many awards, including the top award of The American Iris Society, the Dykes Medal. Blooms late to very late in the Siberian Iris season.

Siberian Iris bloom in late spring to early summer. Tall, slender foliage provides lasting beauty after bloom. Elegant and lovely as a single specimen or planted in mass. Grow in a border, at water's edge, or in cottage gardens.
Wide, flared, ivory-white blooms. The falls have a touch of gold near the throat. Iris 'White Swirl' is one of the finest whites and a winner of the Morgan Award, the highest award for Siberian Irises. Blooms late in the Siberian Iris season.

Siberian Iris bloom in late spring to early summer. Tall, slender foliage provides lasting beauty after bloom. Elegant and lovely as a single specimen or planted in mass. Grow in a border, at water's edge, or in cottage gardens. Siberian Iris are deer resistant.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Wonderful fragrance and variegated foliage! Soft grey-green leaves are accented by wide, creamy yellow margins. Strongly fragrant, lavender blue flowers beginning in early to midsummer. Lavandula Platinum BlondeTM forms a compact, dense mound of attractive foliage.

Lavender prefer poor, gravelly soil; avoid rich organic soils. Good drainage, especially in winter, is essential. Grow in containers, as edging, and in rock and herb, and cottage gardens. Attracts butterflies, deer resistant. Both the foliage and flowers are highly aromatic.
Fragrant, plump, rich violet-purple flower wands that are perfect for cutting for fresh and dried bouquets. Begins to flower a bit earlier in the season than most Lavender, typically starting in early summer and lasting into early fall. Grey-green foliage forms a compact mound. Grow in sunny, well-drained areas or raised beds. Drought tolerant when established. Attracts butterflies, deer resistant. Grow Lavandula 'Sweet Romance® in borders, containers, and cottage and herb gardens. A Proven Winners® selection.
The 4"-5" wide flowers are butter yellow maturing to a soft creamy white. An extra row of ray petals gives this Daisy a fuller appearance than truly single varieties. Side buds let this compact cultivar bloom prolifically all summer long on strong, upright stems. Extremely long lasting cut flower. Grow Leucanthemum 'Banana Cream' in borders, cottage gardens, and for bouquets.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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Double blooms on petite plants! The flowers of Leucanthemum 'Macaroon' start out a soft lemon yellow, then expand to creamy white with bright gold centers. Well-branched with many stems, this Daisy forms a low, tight mound. Charming and useful in containers, edges and in mass. Good cut flower for small bouquets. Attracts butterflies.
A free-flowering Shasta Daisy with large blooms on compact plants. Rounded habit, with flowers produced almost all the way to the ground. Creamy white, 4-1/2" flowers have two rows of very long petals. Flowers are held tight and compact against the attractive dark green foliage. Blooms early to midsummer, with a second wave of flowers following the initial wave. Grow Leucanthemum 'Spoonful of Sugar' at the front of a border, along a pathway, or in containers. Daisies make long lasting cut flowers. Attracts butterflies.
Large 3-4" white flowers with gold centers completely blanket the compact plants from early through midsummer. Flowers have 2-3 rows of petals for a fuller, fluffier appearance. Leucanthemum 'Whoops-a-Daisy' has a mounded habit with flowers from the top of the plant to the ground. Sturdy plants have dark green foliage and strongly branched stems with many side-buds for abundant blooms. Grow this Daisy in containers or in the garden near the front of the border. Prefers well drained soil, especially in winter. Attracts butterflies.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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Bright and charming choice for rock gardens and other well drained gardens. Lewisia 'Constant Comment' is a succulent perennial that forms compact rosettes that send out its first flush of short panicles of large, rose pink flowers from spring to summer. Reblooms into fall. This hybrid is more tolerant of container growing than Lewisia species. Low water needs, keep on the dry side, requires excellent drainage with a gravel mulch at the crown. Light or no fertilizer. Part shade, full sun is acceptable in the Pacific Northwest.

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Coral pink flowers with a long season of bloom. Lewisia ConstantTM Coral sends out its first round of pretty flowers from spring into summer, then reblooms on into fall. Vigorous deep green leaves, clump habit. This hybrid is more tolerant of container growing than Lewisia species. Low water needs, keep on the dry side, requires excellent drainage. Light or no fertilizer. Part shade, full sun is acceptable in the Pacific Northwest. Grow this succulent perennial in rock gardens and walls, troughs, and dry rocky banks.

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Neon fuchsia flowers can't be missed! Lewisia ConstantTM Fuchsia has a long bloom period with rebloom for bright color from spring throughout the summer. This hybrid is more tolerant of container growing than Lewisia species. Low water needs, keep on the dry side, requires excellent drainage. Light or no fertilizer. Part shade, full sun is acceptable in the Pacific Northwest. Clump habit. Grow this succulent perennial in rock gardens and walls, troughs, and dry rocky banks.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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A beautiful species displaying pendant, heavily spotted lavender to pink blossoms. Lilium lankongense has a delightful spicy fragrance. Plants will rapidly form a large clump in a loose, well drained organic soil. Prefers light shade if conditions are hot. Shipped bare root as bulbs in the spring.
Graceful racemes of deep orange flowers in early summer. Lilium pumilum forms clusters of 7 to 25 fragrant, 2" wide, glowing red-orange, nodding Turk's cap flowers blooming atop 18-24" tall stems. Narrow, grass-like leaves are whorled around the stems. Plant in a well drained, moisture retentive soil. Lime tolerant. Lilium pumilum is a smaller proportioned species Lily ideal for planting towards the front of a border, in a cottage garden, or meadow setting.
A profusion of feathery, cream colored plumes cover the top 2/3 of this grass in early to mid fall. Leave this grass standing to provide winter interest. Heavy flower production and perfect habit all season. It forms a dense, rounded ball-shaped clump of finely textured, dark green leaves with a narrow, white midrib and is nearly equal in height and spread. Before blooming, the foliage stands about 3-1/2' tall. Cut the plumes for dried flower bouquets. Deer resistant. Plant Miscanthus 'Autumn Anthem' in mass, at the back of borders, or as a focal point.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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Spectacular plumes! Coppery purple plumes mature to a glowing champagne color. Blooming starts in late summer to early fall and lasts until mid-fall. This perennial grass forms a tall, upright clump of dark green leaves with white midribs. Before blooming, it stands around 4-1/2' tall. Hybridized and selected for flowering earlier in the season, Miscanthus 'Encore' is a perfect choice for northern climates, where the growing season is shorter. Since it blooms so early, this ornamental grass has a chance for an encore performance, shooting up a secondary flush of coppery purple plumes before frost hits. Be sure to leave this grass standing so it can provide winter interest through the snowy months. Grow Miscanthus 'Encore' as a specimen, for massing or screening, in large containers, or at the pond's edge. Plant this grass where its wonderful winter interest can be enjoyed. Deer resistant.
Lavender blue flowers are held on attractive purple bracts. The 2 to 2-1/2" flowers form a solid dome of color on strong, well-branched stems. Blooms mid to late summer. Forms a shorter, upright clump with enough vigor to quickly fill out containers nicely, but is not aggressive in the garden. Above average resistance to powdery mildew. Aromatic foliage smells like mint when crushed.

Grow Monarda 'Blue Moon' in the middle of a border, cottage gardens, and containers. A selection of a North American native, also known as Bee Balm. Very attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer resistant. In the Sugar Buzz® Series of Monarda.

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Color galore from these vibrant, magenta-purple, 2 to 2 1/2" flowers on strong, well-branched stems. Blooms in midsummer. Rounded, upright clump habit. The dark green foliage has above average resistance to powdery mildew. Grow Monarda 'Grape Gumball' in containers, front of the border, and cottage and butterfly gardens.

Monarda, also known as Bee Balm, is native to eastern North America. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Deer resistant. The aromatic foliage smells like mint when crushed. Sugar BuzzTM series.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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Light lilac purple blossoms held by purple bracts. A fine mist of dark purple spots appears on the open petals. Monarda 'Leading Lady Lilac' flowers earlier and forms a more petite clump than other Bee Balm. Blooms from early summer into midsummer. After the first flush of flowers is passing full bloom, a secondary flush blooms above them to extend the color show. Stays where planted; forms a wide clump. Highly attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer resistant.
Vivid magenta-purple blossoms with dark purple-black bracts. A fine mist of dark purple spots appears on the open petals of Monarda 'Leading Lady Plum'. Flowers earlier and forms a more petite clump than other Bee Balm. Blooms from early summer into midsummer. After the first flush of flowers is passing full bloom, a secondary flush blooms above them, to extend the color show. Stays where planted; forms a wide clump. Highly attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer resistant. A Proven Winners® selection.

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Pastel pink, 2 to 2-1/2", flowers are held on strong, well-branched stems creating a carpet of blooms that cover the foliage in midsummer. The dark green foliage forms an upright clump with enough vigor to quickly fill out containers but is not aggressive in the garden.

Grow Monarda 'Pink Frosting' in the middle or front of a border, in cottage gardens, and containers. A selection of a North American native, also known as Bee Balm. Very attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer resistant. In the Sugar Buzz® Series of Monarda that are compact growers and display above average resistance to powdery mildew.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Vibrant raspberry blooms are held on very dark bracts. The 2 to 2-1/2" flowers form a solid dome of color on strong, well-branched stems. Blooms mid to late summer. Forms an upright clump with enough vigor to quickly fill out containers nicely but are not aggressive in the garden. Above average resistance to powdery mildew. Dark green leaves are aromatic and release a mint-like aroma when crushed. Very attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer resistant. Grow Monarda 'Rockin' Raspberry' in the middle of a border, cottage gardens, and containers. A selection of a North American native, also known as Bee Balm. In the Sugar Buzz® Series of Monarda.
Hot pink blooms make a lively addition to the summer garden. In the Sugar Buzz® Series of Monarda. These plants have 2 to 2-1/2" flowers that form a solid dome of color on strong, well-branched stems. Blooms mid to late summer. Dark green foliage. Forms an upright clump with enough vigor to quickly fill out containers nicely but are not aggressive in the garden. Above average resistance to powdery mildew.

Grow Monarda 'Bubblegum Blast' in the middle section of a border, cottage gardens, and containers. A selection of a North American native, also known as Bee Balm. Leaves are aromatic and release a mint-like aroma when crushed. Very attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer resistant.
Spikes of sky blue flowers with purple calyxes from late spring into early fall on tidy, dense, rounded plants. Small, grey-green, aromatic leaves. Nepeta attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Deer resistant, drought tolerant. Use Nepeta 'Cat's Meow' in borders, in mass, or butterfly gardens. Very good to hide fading spring bulb foliage. Nepeta is a favorite of ours to complement Peonies. A Proven Winners® selection.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Compact and petite, this plant forms a tight, round mound of foliage. Bright rosy purple calyxes hold periwinkle blue flowers. Nepeta 'Kitten Around' is the perfect size for containers, edging the sunny border or filling in small spaces in the garden. Blooms early summer to late summer. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Deer resistant, drought tolerant. Use in borders, in mass, or butterfly gardens. Very good to hide fading spring bulb foliage. Nepeta is a favorite of ours to complement Peonies.
Periwinkle blue flowers held by dark purple calyxes. Nepeta 'Purrsian Blue' is a very floriferous selection whose flower power is amplified by its having its flowers spaced closely together on the stems. Blooms from late spring to early fall. Tidy habit, densely branched to form a compact mounded clump. Tiny, green, aromatic leaves. Nepeta attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Deer resistant, drought tolerant. Use in borders, in mass, or butterfly gardens. Very good to hide fading spring bulb foliage. Nepeta is a favorite of ours to complement Peonies.

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Beautiful seedheads on a sturdy grass. Panicum 'Apache Rose' has a dense, upright, columnar habit with grey-green leaves. In the fall, the tips of the leaves are flushed with a hint of rosy-red. This grass is very sturdy and will remain standing through winter unless snows are heavy. Provides cover for birds. Effective as a single specimen or in groups, for screening, alongside ponds or streams, or even in large containers. Switch Grass gets its name from the peaceful swishing sound it makes when blowing in the wind. Deer resistant. Prairie WindsTM Collection. A Proven Winners® selection.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Standing tall and strong! Even with its considerable height, this grass stays very upright. Heavy flowering in late summer. Greenish tan flower panicles are held on the top two thirds of the plant and look like they burst out of the clump like water in a fountain. Its attractive blue-green leaves are very wide and strappy. This durable grass will tolerate drought, heat, and wind once established. Switch Grass gets its name from the peaceful swishing sound it makes when blowing in the wind. All parts of this grass are very sturdy, and will remain standing through winter unless snows are heavy. Good cover for birds during cold weather. Grow Panicum 'Blue Fountain' as a focal point, in mass, for screening, alongside ponds, at the back of a border, and with other native grasses and perennials.
A vertical accent for a sunny site. Forms a very upright column of steel blue foliage and powdery blue stems. In early fall, the top of the clump explodes with golden seed panicles. The narrow base of the plant makes it an ideal candidate for smaller areas that need height and vertical structure. All parts of this grass are very sturdy, and will remain standing through winter unless snows are heavy. This provides important cover for birds during the coldest days of winter. Drought tolerant when established. Deer resistant. Switch Grass gets its name from the peaceful swishing sound it makes when blowing in the wind. Grow Panicum 'Totem Pole' as a focal point, in mass, for screening, alongside ponds, at the back of a border, and with other native grasses and perennials.
Blazing red color in the fall on a petite grass! Will show some red color among the green blades in summer followed by all-over red color in fall that lasts until frost. Small tufted cream flower plumes in late summer. Use Pennisetum 'Burgundy Bunny' in containers or the front of the border. A Proven Winners® plant selection.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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This showy fountain grass has substantial dark red inflorescences starting in August and holding on until October. Pennisetum 'Ginger Love' is a graceful plant that adds late season interest to a grass garden or mixed border. Lower height makes it easy to place in the garden.

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Rich color. Dark purple flower stems hold lilac-purple flowers with white scalloped edges high above the base of deep purple leaves. Attractive dark burgundy seed pods follow the blooms for extended interest. A good habit that stays strongly upright all season long. Needs very well-drained soil. Tubular flowers attract hummingbirds. Drought tolerant when established. Grow Penstemon 'Blackbeard' in beds and borders, native plantings, and cutting gardens. Penstemon, also know as Beardtonque, is a North American native.
Beautiful selection of our tough native Beardtongue produces a dense cluster of large, pink tubular flowers on strong stems during early and midsummer. Forms an attractive rosette of glossy deep green foliage. Tolerant of hot summers. Has a shorter habit compared to the species.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Striking contrast all in one plant. Lavender-purple flowers with pure white interiors are held on dark stems above deep eggplant purple leaves. Foliage looks attractive all season long. Penstemon 'Midnight Masquerade' forms a tall, full plant with a refined habit. Blooms early to midsummer. Attracts hummingbirds. Grow in dry to average, well-drained soil. Mulch lightly in winter. Deadhead as blooms fade in summer, but wait to cut back to a few inches until the new shoots start to show in mid to late spring. Also known as Beardtongue. A Proven Winners® selection.
Lavender blue flowers held in smoky purple calyxes bloom for a long period starting in midsummer, with the color from the calyxes extending appeal into fall. This variety is one of the earliest Perovskia to bloom. This bushy selection is a shorter, more manageable Russian Sage that is still vigorous in the landscape. Prefers medium to dry soils, drought tolerant when established. Attracts humming birds. Deer resistant. Grow Perovskia 'Blue Jean Baby' in beds and borders, cottage and herb gardens, and mingled with grasses.
Lacy wands of bright sky blue flowers are held on amethyst calyxes. The colorful calyxes make it look like it is still in bloom even after flowers have finished. Enjoy color from midsummer until mid fall. The calyxes are spaced very close together to give the flowers a very full look. Perovskia 'Denim 'n Lace' doesn't get too tall, has stronger stems and a more upright habit than most older varieties of Russian Sage. Drought tolerant when established, prefers well drained soil. If trimming is needed, cut back in spring to just above the lowest bud. Attracts hummingbirds. Deer resistant. A Proven Winners® selection.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Finely textured perennial with abundant purple blossoms. Blooms midsummer until early fall. Gray-green foliage. Perovskia Little LaceTM is a Russian Sage with dense, upright, compact growth habit and sturdy branching. Drought tolerant when established, prefers well drained soil. If trimming is needed, cut back in spring to just above the lowest bud. Attracts hummingbirds. Deer resistant.

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Dark purple buds open to lavender purple flowers with bright pink eyes. Phlox 'Cloudburst' has a broad, mounding, billowy habit. This is a new type of Phlox that combines the rich color of Tall Garden Phlox and the dome-like habits of Cushion Phlox. The fragrant flowers cover the plant nearly all the way to the ground starting in early summer and continue to bloom all summer long. broad, glossy, dark green leaves. Excellent mildew resistance. A Proven Winners® selection.
Beautiful and profuse light pink flowers with dark pink eyes in early to midsummer. One of the Early Start Series of Phlox that bloom 2-3 weeks earlier and are more compact than Phlox paniculata. Attracts butterflies. Use for cut flowers. Fragrant. Grow Phlox Early Pink Dark EyeTM in the border, cottage and cutting gardens, and container patio gardens.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Light fuchsia pink flowers and a darker pink eye. This new Hybrid Phlox blooms earlier, starting about 2-3 weeks before the typical Tall Garden Phlox. It is also long blooming, from early summer to midsummer with some rebloom in fall. Exceptional mildew resistance with glossy, broad, thick leathery leaves, and a stoloniferous habit (as opposed to the tightly clumping P. paniculata types). Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Fragrant. Grow in borders, cutting gardens, and cottage gardens.

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A repeat blooming Phlox! Compact plants are covered with 1" wide, purple-pink flowers for three weeks in June and then lighter repeat blooms until the end of October! Faint to moderate, sweet Phlox fragrance. Forms a dense, uniform clump with consistently upright stems.

For peak performance, cut the plants back in early spring, leaving the clump of evergreen foliage at the base, and then trim just once more by deadheading after the initial blooms. A cross between two hardy Phlox, P. glaberrima and P. carolina ‘Bill Baker’. Very mildew resistant. Plant Phlox 'Forever Pink' in mass, at the front of the border, or in cottage or butterfly gardens.
Bright pink, sweetly fragrant flowers on compact, long blooming plants. Phlox Bubblegum Pink TM has a compact, freely branching habit with strong stems. Blooms from midsummer to mid fall. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Mildew resistant. Grow this Phlox in the middle to front of beds and borders, and in butterfly and cottage gardens.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Large panicles of hot coral pink flowers held on tall, dark purple stems in mid through late summer. Phlox 'Glamour Girl' maintains bright green, healthy looking foliage on strong stems all summer. Sweetly fragrant. Mildew resistant. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Ideal in a mixed border and butterfly or cottage gardens.
Cherry-red blooms from mid to late summer and deep purple foliage make this Phlox a show stopper. Gorgeous as soon as the leaves emerge in spring, they are a deep purple accented with lime green veins. Foliage matures to green with purple overtones. Phlox 'Lord Clayton' is mildew resistant. Fragrant.

Phlox attract hummingbirds and butterflies, are sweetly fragrant, and good for cut flowers. Use in the front of a border, and in cottage and butterfly gardens.
Sweet and bright with great form! Phlox Maiden AmericaTM has a habit not seen in other plants of this type: multiple branches come off the main stems with blooms on every branch. The flower petals are bright pink with white highlights. Blooms mid to late summer. Sweetly fragrant. Mildew resistant. A compact, well-branched Phlox able to hold itself up all season, ideal for the middle of a perennial bed.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Intense deep purple blooms with pure white eyes bloom from midsummer into early fall. Flower heads are composed of large florets up to 1 1/2" in diameter. Compact plant habit, just 15" tall. Good mildew resistance. Sweetly fragrant and long lasting as a cut flower. Grow Phlox 'Purple Kiss' towards the front of a perennial bed or in a cottage, fragrance, or butterfly garden.

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Rich, intense shade of violet purple nearly glows. This groundcover Phlox is a hybrid that has a low spreading habit and fantastic flower color. Notched, upturned petals look like tiny pinwheels. Blooms mid to late spring. Attracts butterflies. Spreads slowly, perfect for rock gardens or the front of the border. Needs well drained soil. Shear this plant back in early summer, just after it's finished blooming. This will produce denser foliage and will encourage it to rebloom. Phlox 'Violet Pinwheels' is from Jim Ault at Chicagoland Grows®.

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Sparkling blue blooms! Salvia 'Azure Snow' produces a refined, compact clump of deep violet blue and white bi-color flowers with attractive dark green foliage. Flowers are evenly and closely spaced on the stem for a full, polished look. Salvia is a staple for every sunny garden, producing a bountiful mass of colorful flower spires from late spring into early summer. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds, deer resistant. Grow in borders and for cut flowers. Salvia Color Spires® series. A Proven Winners® selection.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Dark fuchsia pink flowers on dark wine purple calyxes on a petite habit of attractive. The deep, intense color. Dark green foliage. The petite habit makes this Salvia perfect for the front of the border. Salvia is a staple for every sunny garden, producing a bountiful mass of colorful flower spires from late spring into early summer. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds, deer resistant. Grow in borders and for cut flowers.

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Deep, glowing color. Prolific bloomer, producing loads of violet blue flowers on a petite plant with healthy, deep green foliage. This compact Salvia is perfect for the front of the border or in a container. Salvia is a staple for every sunny garden, producing a bountiful mass of colorful flower spires from late spring into early summer. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds, deer resistant. Grow in borders and for cut flowers.

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Riveting blue! Light sky blue flowers on a low, rounded habit of healthy, deep green foliage. Salvia 'Bumblesky' has a petite habit, perfect for the front of the border or in containers. Salvia is a staple for every sunny garden, producing a bountiful mass of colorful flower spires from late spring into early summer. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds, deer resistant. Grow in borders and for cut flowers.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Incredibly unique light sky blue! Salvia 'Crystal Blue' is the first of its kind to have this gorgeous color, instead of the more typical darker purple. Bountiful flower spires bloom from late spring into early summer. Forms a dense, rounded clump of aromatic, grey-green foliage that looks nice all season long. Deer resistant. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Salvia Color Spires® series. A Proven Winners® selection.
Vivid violet-blue flowers with deep purple calyxes from late spring into early summer. The abundant spires on Salvia 'Violet Riot' create a concentrated show of color. Nice neat habit for containers or front of the border. Rabbit and deer resistant. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Grow in containers, borders, and cottage or butterfly gardens. Cutting back plants encourages rebloom in fall. Salvia Color Spires® series. A Proven Winners® selection.
Soft pink flowers are held by dark mauve pink calyxes. Selected for larger, more refined flowers. Excellent garden performance. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer resistant. Grow Salvia 'Ballerina Pink' in beds and borders, and cottage and butterfly gardens.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Vibrant lavender pink flowers are held on darker pink calyxes. Produces rich, brightly colored flowers for a long bloom period. Salvia is a staple for every sunny garden, producing a bountiful mass of colorful flower spires from late spring into early summer. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds, deer resistant. Grow in borders and for cut flowers.
Beautiful pinnate foliage with glowing yellow tints adds interest from spring to fall. White bottle-brush flowers on tall stems start in August and bring wonderful late season interest to the garden. Substantial plants have foliage 18-24" tall and wide, and blooms on 3-4' stems for a striking vertical accent. Sanguisorba 'Candlelight' is a selection of the North American native known as Burnet. Average to moist soil.

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Loads of blooms for the garden and bouquets! Pincushion-like, pink flowers with a hint of lavender atop wiry stems. Long and profuse bloom from late spring until frost. Blooms hover over the short mound of ferny basal foliage. Attracts butterflies. Good for cut flowers. Needs well drained soil. Grow Scabiosa 'Pink Mist' in borders, cottage gardens, patio containers, and butterfly gardens.

 
 

 
 

 
 

$24.95, 3 for $69.00
FULL SUN
Striking silvery blue stems in summer, then in fall this grass turns a deep wine purple color. Tiny silvery-tan seed heads appear on the top half of the stems in early fall. Schizachyrium 'Blue Paradise' is a selection of our native grass known as Little Bluestem. The habit is very upright and columnar, and it maintains this upright habit through fall. At 3-1/2' tall, this grass is easy to find a place for in the border, massed with other grasses, or as part of a naturalized area. Beautiful and durable. Drought tolerant when established. Deer resistant. A Proven Winners® selection.

$22.95, 3 for $63.00
FULL SUN
An exciting selection of our native Little Bluestem. Shorter form with silvery blue foliage is graceful and maintains its upright habit. Fall brings subtle mauve purple tones plus silvery seed heads that shine in the low autumn sun. Schizachyrium 'Jazz' is excellent for a sunny mixed border, with other native prairie plants, or in mass with other grasses. Drought resistant.
Late season drama! Smoky blue foliage turns dark purple-red in fall. This selection of our native Little Bluestem has an upright, beautifully refined habit and a strong show of color in late summer and fall. The glaucous blue-green foliage begins to take on deep red tones in late summer, turning a dark red-purple through the fall. Tiny, tan seed heads appear in early fall on the top half of the stems. Able to withstand adverse weather and still remain upright. Drought tolerant when established. Deer resistant. Schizachyrium 'Smoke Signal' is a great choice to establish a native planting, in mass for a beautiful sweep of color, or mingled with tall blooming perennials in an informal border.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Stand out color. Though native Schizachyriums typically color up in fall, 'Twilight Zone' possesses a nearly iridescent silvery mauve purple cast all over the whole plant beginning in midsummer. It retains these eerily beautiful tones through fall when brighter purple highlights appear on the flower stems. The attractive foliage forms a upright, narrow clump.

Schizachyrium, also known as Little Bluestem, has beautiful silvery seedheads and coppery to mauve-purple foliage color in fall. Deer resistant. Grow Schizachyrium as a specimen, in mass, to add fine texture to a mixed border, or as part of a prairie type planting.


$17.95, 3 for $50.00
PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN NEW
Large, 5-6" wide clusters of star-like, bicolor magenta and pink flowers held on purple-red stems. Long lasting blooms begin in late summer to early fall. Succulent, gray-green foliage that can develop a reddish edge as the season progresses. Exceptional hybrid vigor. Drought resistant when established. Attracts butterflies. Grow Sedum 'Pillow Talk' in borders, butterfly and rock gardens, and patio containers.

$17.95, 3 for $50.00
PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN
Sparkling pink blooms on extremely floriferous plants! In summer, tight, compact mounds of blue-green foliage add texture to the garden then burst into bloom in early fall creating a low dome completely covered in pink. Attracts butterflies. Drought tolerant when established. Sedum Rock 'N Grow® series. A Proven Winners® plant selection.

 
 

 
 

 
 
A filler plant with pizazz! Blue-green, rounded foliage forms a dense, compact, mounded plant. From late summer to late fall the plant is covered with bright salmon to pink flowers. When the flowering period is finished, darker pink seed pods extend the interest. Attracts butterflies. Drought resistant when established. Prefers full sun, provide with good drainage. Grow Sedum 'Popstar' at the front of borders, in rock gardens, and containers. A Proven Winners® selection.
Bright blooms over smoky foliage. Dark turquoise succulent leaves have a smoky gray overlay. In late summer, rosy pink flowers with hot pink carpels explode over the dome-like habit with great flower coverage. Dark purple seed heads extend the color into fall. Compact habit. Grow Sedum 'Superstar' at the front of beds and borders, rock gardens, and in containers. Attracts butterflies. Drought tolerant when established. A Proven Winners® selection.

$17.95, 3 for $50.00
PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN NEW
Bi-color magenta and pink flowers in September. Handsome grey-green foliage takes on a reddish edge and purple stems, a very nice addition. Attracts butterflies. Drought resistant when established. Prefers full sun, provide with good drainage. Grow Sedum 'Peace and Joy' towards the front of borders, in rock gardens, and butterfly gardens.

 
 

 
 

 
 

$18.95, 3 for $53.00
PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN
A short clumping blue-green grass with pale purple flower flowers in early summer maturing to deep brown wands on 18-24" stems above golden foliage. Blue Moor Grass tolerates a wide range of conditions, wet to dry, sun to partly shady. Sesleria 'Greenlee's Hybrid' looks good planted in mass, with other grasses, or as an accent plant. Drought tolerant.

$16.95, 3 for $48.00
PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN
Soft, fuzzy, silvery grey leaves, add interesting texture and restful breaks in a bright colors border. It has a dense habit and is often used as a small scale groundcover or edging. Stachys 'Fuzzy Wuzzy' blooms in early summer with wooly, 14-16" lavender spikes rising above the cool silver foliage. We like to pick these at the bud stage and add to small bouquets. Give this good drainage, rake vigorously in early spring to remove old foliage. Deer resistant, drought tolerant. Grow along border edges, in rock gardens, and containers. Its soft texture makes it the perfect addition to children's gardens.

$17.95, 3 for $50.00
PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN NEW
Pink and white bicolor flowers stand upright above compact mounds of fresh green crinkled foliage. Vigorous plants bloom from June into July. Also known as Betony, this perennial is adaptable, long lived, and trouble free. Attractive form with wands of blooms above the dense base of foliage. Deer resistant. Grow Stachys 'Summer Crush' in borders, cottage gardens, as an edging, and in natural-type areas.

 
 

 
 

 
 

$17.95, 3 for $50.00
PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN NEW
Large, feathery lavender-blue flowers measuring 4-5" across. Wonderful for fresh bouquets. The deep green foliage is neatly mounding. Stokesia is a native North American wildflower. It has been grown for many years for its beautiful flowers and ease of culture. Good heat tolerance. Blooms from midsummer to early fall if deadheaded. Attracts butterflies, deer resistant. Grow in borders, cutting gardens, and patio containers.

$16.95, 3 for $48.00
PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN NEW
Lavender blue flower spikes cover the top half of a tall, graceful plant. Although it's taller than most Veronicas, this plant is still full and dense with a good, upright form. An excellent plant to add height, when so many plants are bred to be compact, the gardens still need plants with strong vertical appeal. Long blooming from mid to late summer. Attracts hummingbirds. Deer resistant. Grow Veronica 'Blue Skywalker' in beds and borders, and cottage, butterfly, and cutting gardens.

$16.95, 3 for $48.00
PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN NEW
Wands of rich pink blooms from early to midsummer. Veronica 'Pink Potion' has a rounded, low habit that is wider than typical and packed full of flowers. Good performer, long blooming, and a vigorous grower. Deep green foliage. Attracts butterflies, deer resistant. In the Magic Show® Collection and a Proven Winners® selection.

 
 

 
 

 
 

$16.95, 3 for $48.00
PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN NEW
Beautiful rose-red blooms from early to late summer on a compact, bushy plant. Glossy green leaves. Good cut flower. Attracts hummingbirds, deer resistant. Grow Veronica 'Red Fox' toward the front of a border, in cutting gardens, and cottage gardens.

$16.95, 3 for $48.00
PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN
Heavy blooming, compact Veronica with vibrant blue spikes in early to midsummer. Good form and very garden-worthy. Veronica 'Spike' brings deep refreshing color to the front of the border, cottage gardens, or walkways.

 
 

 
 

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Sun Perennials

This group of perennials requires a minimum of 5-6 hours sunshine per day to look their best.

We ship well-grown, established plants. Pot size is 2.06 quart/1.95 liter, unless otherwise noted.

Baptisia (False Indigo)

Baptisia, also known as False Indigo, has attractive blue-green foliage and ornamental seed pods. Wonderful vertical blooms. Mature plants form full, substantial clumps for perennial borders, cottage gardens, or to mingle with native plants in a meadow or prairie type planting.

Baptisia are drought tolerant when established, deer resistant, and attract butterflies. We enjoy them planted with Peonies, since they both bloom in late spring to early summer. These deep-rooted plants are long-lived to provide beauty for many years.

>Baptisia Varieties

Dicentra (Bleeding Heart)

Dicentra is a beloved, easily grown, spring bloomer with heart-shaped pendant flowers of pink or red and fern-like foliage in soft green. In some selections, the leaves will fade away in the heat of summer as the plant goes dormant; some selections will rebloom into fall. Dicentra thrives in moist, rich soils with partial shade.

>Dicentra Varieties

Echinacea (Coneflower)

Colorful Echinacea, also known as Coneflower, is a native perennial that has been wonderfully enriched with new introductions. They now come in a variety of colors and sizes and with more blooming stems. Attracts butterflies and birds. They make long lasting cut flowers. Deer resistant.

Echinacea are easy to grow. Deadhead to encourage rebloom, but toward the end of the season leave a few of the prominent seedheads on the strong stems to add interest to the winter garden. Echinacea prefer full sun to light shade and well-drained soil, but are adaptable to less than ideal conditions and will tolerate drought when established.

>Echinacea Varieties

Geum (Geum, Avens)

Geum bloom in late spring with colorful flowers held on wiry stems above mounded clumps of handsome foliage. Blooms appear to be floating above the dense foliage, a very appealing effect. Grow Geum at the front of the border or along walkways or edge of a patio.

>Geum Varieties

Iris (Iris)

Beautiful blooms in late spring to summer with attractive linear foliage.

>Iris Varieties

Iris sibirica (Siberian Iris)

Siberian Iris have gorgeous blooms in late spring to early summer. Elegant yet versatile blooms are perfect for refined settings, mixed borders, and cottage gardens. Slender, graceful, upright foliage is an asset all summer long, then turns golden to rust in fall for a beautiful finish to the season.

How to Grow Siberian Iris

Siberian Iris are easy to grow in most garden soils, but do best in a rich, organic soil with a mildly acidic pH of 6.0-7.0. They prefer ample moisture in spring and 1" of water per week during the rest of the growing season, however they do tolerate summer drought. In their northern range, give them at least 6 hours of sun per day, in hotter, southern sites they can benefit from filtered shade at mid-day. Siberian Iris are deer resistant.

>Iris sibirica Varieties

Phlox (Phlox)

Tall Garden Phlox provide large, fragrant heads of tightly packed florets in mid to late summer in a wonderful range of colors. Some older varieties had trouble with powdery mildew on their foliage, especially in a warm, humid climate, however there are now many wonderful varieties with good resistance. To help the plants further resist mildew, plant in an area with good air circulation and organic soil; water deeply at the base of the plants during dry spells. Many new Phlox are available in a variety of sizes and colors that will always ensure a place in the garden for these longtime favorites.

>Phlox Varieties

Schizachyrium (Little Bluestem)

Schizachyrium, also known as Little Bluestem, forms graceful clumps that turn gorgeous mauve to purple to copper tones in fall. Summer blooms mature to silvery seed heads that shine in the low autumn sun. Excellent for a sunny mixed border, with other native prairie plants, or in mass with other grasses. Drought resistant.

>Schizachyrium Varieties

Sedum (Stonecrop)

Sedums, also known as Stonecrop, have interesting thick, succulent foliage, sturdy abundant blooms, and a variety of foliage colors. Drought tolerant when established, Sedums help to conserve water. Tough and easily grown, with a wide range of forms and colors, Sedums are a valuable addition to the garden. Their blooms attract butterflies and often mature into attractive seedheads to create fall and winter interest, and to provide winter food for birds. Well drained, sunny sites are ideal for Sedums. Smaller growing selections are wonderful additions to containers and troughs.

>Sedum Varieties

Deer Resistant

Deer generally avoid scented, fuzzy, and tough to chew plants, but there are also many other plants that they pass by. Although deer can be unpredictable, we have compiled this list of plants that they usually ignore. For a region specific list, check with your local university extension service, they often provide information about deer resistant plants.

>Deer Resistant Varieties

Grasses

Grasses are a versatile group with selections for sunny or shady areas.

Grasses for sunny spots add lovely arching forms to the flower and shrub border. They range in height from tall, back of the border plants to smaller varieties for the front edge of a planting. They can add fine linear texture, dramatic height, color that changes with the seasons, or decorative seedheads that sway in the slightest breeze. Many of the varieties we offer are selections of native grasses known for their beauty, toughness, and, when established, their drought tolerance. They complement each other when planted in groups, and also are wonderful with Echinacea, Salvia, Veronica, and other sun lovers.

Grasses for shady areas add a flowing, graceful touch to borders and containers. We offer choice varieties of the shade grass Hakonechloa, known as Japanese Forest Grass. Their slim, linear foliage looks great with the broad leaves of shade lovers such as Hosta and Heuchera. They add a finishing touch along the shady side of a shrub border, and look especially lovely growing near the base of Japanese Maples and Tree Peonies. They prefer a loamy, compost-enriched soil. In the northern parts of their range, provide them with mulch in winter.

Leave grasses in the garden for fall and winter interest, cut back in early spring to make room for new growth.

>Grass Varieties

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