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$17.95 $10.77, 3 for $50.00 $30.00
PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN
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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PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN
This dwarf has light pink globes above narrow swirling green leaves in late summer to early fall. Good choice for late season color on a short plant. Attracts butterflies.

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PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN
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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PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN
Pink florets appear in rounded clusters, rising above the foliage to 12-16” tall in midsummer to early fall. Forms a basal clump of linear, grass-like, slightly twisted, narrow green leaves to 6” tall. Attracts butterflies, deer resistant.

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PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN
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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PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN
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.

 
 

 
 

 
 

$19.95 $11.97, 3 for $56.00 $33.60
PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN
Big, bold, and beautiful. In late spring, gorgeous golden yellow flower spikes open to make a dramatic statement in your garden. Baptisia 'American Goldfinch' is one of the most floriferous Baptisia, producing an abundance of brightly colored spikes for many weeks. Full, widely rounded plant habit. Blooms mature to form attractive round seed pods adding interest later in the season.

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PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN
Stunning soft buttery yellow, 18" spires top blue-green foliage in late spring. A cross between B. sphaerocarpa and B. alba. Attracts butterflies. False Indigo is wonderful in borders, cottage gardens, or mingled with native plants in a meadow or prairie type planting.

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PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN
Unique blooms in a cinnamon-plum tone over buttery yellow. Baptisia 'Cinnamon Toast' blooms in late spring to early summer in Lupine-like racemes. Exclusive to Song Sparrow. Pair with yellow Baptisia for stunning color interest.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN
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.

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PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN
Very showy and unique flowers, which are oversized and produced on long inflorescences held well above the foliage. The flowers are initially a light lemon over cream color, then mature first to cream, then to light and ultimately medium violet, producing an effervescent two- to three-toned color effect. Baptisia 'Lunar Eclipse' is a hybrid developed by Chicagoland Grows®.

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PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN
Unique bicolor flower spikes. In late spring to early summer, soft yellow flowers mature to dusty raspberry purple, and both colors appear on the stem at the same time. Charcoal stems really make the colors pop. Forms a full and bushy specimen; perfect for adding structure in the garden. Baptisia 'Pink Lemonade' is the first bicolor in the Decadence® Deluxe Series, a group with a taller, vase-shaped habit.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN NEW
Incredibly saturated dark violet-purple flowers on vase-shaped plants make a stunning statement in the garden. Baptisia Royal Purple PrairiebluesTM blooms in late spring to early summer in Lupine-like racemes.

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PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN
Lemony yellow blooms on this brand new introduction exclusive to Song Sparrow. Baptisia 'Strike It Rich' blooms in late spring to early summer in Lupine-like racemes. This beautiful shade of yellow looks great with so many colors, making it a wonderful companion plant. They also shine all on their own, whether just one or a sizable group.

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Spectacular hybrid of our native False Indigo. One the earliest blooming Baptisia, this vigorous, upright to arching grower produces numerous flower stems each bearing a profusion of bicolored flowers from late spring through midsummer. Deep violet-lavender buds unfurl into handsome periwinkle-blue blooms, each with a contrasting butter-cream keel. Attractive, blue-green foliage. A superb semi-formal specimen for the sunny border. Attractive to butterflies. (Baptisia australis x B. bracteata)

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PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN
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.


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PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN
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.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN
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.

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PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN AWARD WINNER
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. Early to midseason bloom. Winner of the American Iris Society's Award of Merit.

Iris ensata, known as Japanese Iris, have large blooms that are typically 6-8" across. They 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 with regular watering, but ideally prefer rich, moisture retentive, acid soil. In winter they are intolerant of wet soils. Clump forming habit. Grow Japanese Iris in beds and borders, alongside water features. Mulch to conserve moisture.

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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.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN AWARD WINNER
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.

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PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN
Regal purple flowers are accented by a white blaze with purple veining. Ultra rich color. Very early to midseason bloom.

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PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN NEW
Lemon yellow buds open to cream flowers. The large, 3-4" flowers have two rows of wide, overlapping petals. The top layer of petals curves upward, creating a more formal look. Flowers completely cover the dome-shaped plants. Leucanthemum 'Cream Puff' blooms for many weeks starting in early summer, and with deadheading, rebloom has been observed from late summer through fall. Dense compact plants are perfect for containers or near the front of the border.

 
 

 
 

 
 

$14.95 $8.97, 3 for $42.00 $25.20
PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN
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.

$24.95, 3 for $69.00
PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN
Bright red blooms and finely cut foliage. A beautiful, easily grown species from northern Russia seldom seen in cultivation. Striking, deep green foliage is deeply divided into numerous long narrow leaflets, which turn an attractive orange-yellow in fall. Red flowers are held above the mounded foliage in mid-late spring. Paeonia anomala requires a warm, sunny location with excellent drainage. Shipped bare root in the fall.
Excellent 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.
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 and butterflies. Deer resistant.

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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 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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PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN
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.

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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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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.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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FULL SUN
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.

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PARTIAL SHADEFULL SUN NEW
Tiny clusters of yellow flowers open from early to midsummer. Dark green, glossy foliage and a tidy, compact habit create a polished look. Sedum 'Little Miss Sunshine' is perfect for rock gardens, combination containers, or the front of the border.

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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. Sedum 'Pillow Talk' has exceptional hybrid vigor.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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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

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

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

New for 2019

Part of the fun of gardening is trying something new! We choose our new plants for both their beauty and their good growing traits.

>New for 2019 Varieties

Grasses

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

Grasses for sunny spots add graceful form and texture. 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, 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.

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

>Grasses Varieties

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