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Shasta Daisy

"Snowcap"

Bloom Time Summer

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Achillea Pink Grapefruit

The Tutti Frutti™ Series of Yarrows were recently bred in the Netherlands. Plants are compact and bushy, with very uniform blooming over a long season. This selection has clusters of flowers that begin dusty rose-pink, aging to a soft creamy pink. Bloom Time Summer

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Agastache Kudos Coral

One of several recent hybrid selections, this is a real workhorse in the garden, flowering nonstop from midsummer well into the autumn and it’s easy to grow. It forms a low, bushy mound bearing upright spikes of warm coral-coloured plumes that attract both hummingbirds and butterflies

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Acanthus Whitewater

"Deeply cut dark green leaves have a splash of white on the leaf edges.

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Achillea Little Moonshine

he Yarrows are among the best perennials for planting in hot, dry and sunny locations, providing good colour throughout the summer months. This is a shorter version of the classic A. ‘Moonshine’ and features bright canary-yellow clusters of flowers. Leaves form a non-spreading silvery-grey clump. Fire Spinner.

BloomTime Summer

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Agastache Kudos Yellow

 

Yellow captures attention – the color of sunshine, happiness and warmth! Tightly-packed blossoms scramble up the stems for a cheerful splash of color. Summer to fall impact. Plant several for a taller, upright groundcover. Fragrant.

Agastache Kudos™ Yellow is an appealing perennial for summer through fall color in a sun-loving garden. Pairs nicely with oranges and reds.

 

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Ajuga Chocolate Chip

Noted for its extremely dwarf habit and chocolate foliage, Ajuga reptans 'Chocolate Chip' (Carpet Bugle) is a ground-hugging perennial prized for its bluish-purple flower spikes on display in mid to late spring. The blossoms rise slightly above the foliage of tiny, glossy, oval leaves which are chocolate with burgundy highlights.

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Anemone 

Syvestris

Delicate nodding white flowers appear in late spring and early summer, over a low mound of ferny foliage. Plants will forms a dense patch, suitable for a groundcover.

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Armeria Ballerina

Red 

In Armeria comparison trials conducted at Walters Gardens, Inc., the Armeria Ballerina Series was a clear winner.  This rose red seed selection turned in an excellent garden performance, blooming heaviest from mid through late spring and then sporadically reblooming through the summer months.  False Sea Thrift often reblooms when deadheaded. 

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Allium Ambassador

 Beautiful new giant allium variety with dark rich purple blooms. Blooms after Allium 'Globemaster' is finished and before Allium 'Giganteum' gets started. We offer top quality flower bulbs bulbs from our family farm at wholesale pricing for fall planting.

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Aquilegia Earlybird

Purple & Blue

Aquilegia Earlybird™ Purple Blue Columbine. The early bird gets a spot in the front of the border! Vibrant outward-facing lavender-purple flowers with blue centers appear early in the spring on compact well-branched foliage that grows 9-11” tall. Plant 12” apart. Height: 9-11 in Spacing: 12 in Hardiness Zone: 3-9

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Asclepias Tuberosa

A native North American wildflower, this is the primary source of food for the both the adult and juvenile Monarch Butterfly, and is often included in butterfly gardens. 

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Astilbe Vision 

in White

Astilbe are a popular choice for shady gardens, where they perform well if given a rich, moist soil and regular watering. This midsized selection features linen white plumes, over a compact mound of elegant, lacy bronzy-green leaves.

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Baptisia

Purple Smoke

A recent introduction from the North Carolina Botanical Garden, this exciting hybrid offers great potential as a specimen plant. It forms a tall, bushy mound of grey-green foliage, with long spikes of smoky violet-blue and purple flowers,

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Brunnera

Alexander's Great

Brunnera is most at home in woodlands or along a shady stream bed, where it will form a lush understory of quiet beauty. One of its common names, False Forget-me-not, refers to the intense azure flowers.

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Astilbe Peach

Blossom

This is really the Astilbe that started it all. Introduced way back in 1903, Peach Blossom is still one of the top choices for American gardens. 

About Astilbes: Easy to grow, tough and hardy, Astilbes are now a mainstay in all good perennial gardens. In fact, American gardeners are in the midst of a passionate love affair with Astilbes.

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Bergenia

Cordifolia

Bergenia are incredibly hardy, and reliably evergreen throughout nearly the entire continent. Plants form a low clump of bold, leathery green leaves, which often turn bronze during winter. 

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Brunnera

Sea Heart

A superb introduction, forming a clump of very thick, heart-shaped leaves that are green-on-silver with pronounced veining. Sprays of two-tone pink and blue Forget-me-not flowers appear in spring. This is a choice collector’s plant, but an easy-to-grow perennial that performs well in all but the driest of shady conditions. 

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Chysanthemum

nipponicum

The Nippon daisy (Nipponanthemum nipponicum), also referred to as the Montauk daisy, is an herbaceous perennial flower that starts blooming in the late summer and persists until frost. It can grow as tall as 3 feet and will reach its full size within roughly two months. Nippon daisies should be planted in the early fall or spring.

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Coreopsis

American Dream

Plants form a spreading clump of very delicate, ferny foliage. This compact selection bears loads of starry soft-pink daisies, from early summer into the fall. Clipping off faded flowers will encourage buds to form all season. Inclined to spread, so dividing every 2 to 3 years in the spring is advisable. Excellent for cutting.

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Delosperma

John Proffitt

‘John Proffitt’ is a succulent, mat-forming, ice plant cultivar that some nurseries are claiming is winter hardy to USDA Zone 4. It typically grows to only 3” tall but spreads to 20” wide. Foliage is covered with intense bright fuchsia flowers (to 1.5” diameter) with creamy white centers from late May to fall.

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Chrysanthemum

Campfire Glow

One of the most popular fall perennials, mums offer late season color when summer blooms have faded. Campfire Glow adds warmth to the autumn garden with sizzling shades of glowing red and orange, radiating from the yellow center of its bicolored blooms.

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Coreopsis

Zagreb

Threadleaf Coreopsis forms a spreading clump of very delicate, ferny foliage. This compact selection bears loads of starry golden-yellow daisies, from early summer into the fall. Clipping off faded flowers will encourage buds to form all season. Tolerant of hot, dry sites once established.

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Delosperma

Gold Nugget

The hardy Ice Plants are native to dry areas in South Africa but are amazingly hardy in North America, provided they are grown in very well-drained soil. This species forms a spreading carpet of succulent evergreen leaves, bearing starry yellow flowers for months on end. Leaves turn maroon during winter. Prefers a bit of afternoon shade.
 

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Dianthus

Everlast 

Lavender Eye

This exceptional hybrid strain of Dianthus is a true multi-use plant, excellent for massed bedding, growing in the perennial border or in mixed containers and tubs. Plants are midsized, with upright stems of fragrant, lavender-pink flowers with fringed petals and red eye. Blooms in spring, again in summer and once and again in the fall. 
 

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Digitalis

Arctic Fox

Rose

Grower Information: This beautiful hybrid Digitalis offers much needed Winter hardiness for northern growers, plus Summer-long flowering for southern growers. Adds amazing impulse color for perennial tables. Flowers all season long

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Epimedium

Grandiflorum

Lilafee

Epimedium, also known as Fairy Wings, is a charming perennial, to be sure. And Lilafee, a lilac-purple variety of epimedium, couldn't be sweeter! Delicate flowers with a unique spurred form top 8-10" stems amid rich green foliage. The contrast between the two colors is quite striking and gives Lilafee an eye-catching look that is sure to brighten the shady spots in any garden or landscape.

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Dianthus

Firewitch

Blooming in May and June, their deep pink or magenta flowers are a beatific contrast against the blue-green, silvery grass-like foliage. The flowers are fragrant, smelling lightly like cloves. These fragrant flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds. 

 

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Echinacea

Butterfly Kisses

This selection, a double-flowered Coneflower, has fragrant, pink pom-pom centres with lighter ray petals. Plant habit is well-branched, strong and bushy with dark stems. Ideal for sunny borders and growing in mixed containers. Attractive to butterflies. 

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Epimedium

Warleyense

Orange Queen

(=‘Orangekönigen’) Barrenwort are superb shade-garden plants, excellent for edging or groundcover, and deserving much wider use in our gardens. In this selection, plants form a bushy, evergreen mound of dark green leaves, bearing sprays of coppery-orange flowers in mid to late spring

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Gaillardia

Arizona Sun

Blanket Flowers are valuable for their very long season of bloom. This selection blooms profusely even in the first year, forming a low, compact mound. Flowers are large flame-orange daisies with golden-yellow tips, appearing from June into the autumn. Thrives in hot, sunny sites. Attractive to butterflies.

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Geranium 

Karmina

This low-growing Cranesbill forms a spreading mat of fragrant bright-green leaves, bearing clusters of bright bubblegum-pink flowers from late spring into summer. It has a long blooming season, making it ideal for edging or massing as a groundcover. Fairly drought tolerant

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Helianthus

Lemon Queen

This back-of-the-border perennial is widely grown in Europe, and finally available here. Plants are tall and upright, forming a bushy clump of green leaves, topped with branching sprays of soft yellow daisies in later summer and fall. Excellent for cutting

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Gaillardia

Mesa Yellow

Blanket Flowers are valuable in the summer border for their very long season of bloom. They form a low mound of light-green leaves, bearing upright stems of large daisy-type flowers. This midsized selection blooms the first year and features solid bright-yellow petals surrounding a large golden button eye. Attractive to butterflies.

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Geranium

Lancastriense

One of our favorite perennials, and one that we feel earns its place on that short list of "must-haves". It is extremely hardy, long-lived and adaptable. It slowly forms a tidy low 6"-8" mound of foliage that remains attractive throughout the growing season.

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Hemerocallis

Chicago Apache

Modern Daylilies are the product of many years of breeding work, resulting in freely blooming plants of the easiest garden culture. They form dense clumps of grassy foliage, with upright stems of trumpet flowers. This selection has fiery scarlet-red ruffled flowers with a green throat.

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Heuchera

Green Spice

='Eco-Improved') As a group, the Hybrid Coral Bells offer the gardener a tremendous range of foliage colours, especially for shady areas. This selection forms a sturdy mound of silvery-grey leaves, veined with beet-red. Sprays of creamy flowers appear in June. In warm regions this is best in part shade. Excellent in the border, for edging,

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Hibiscus

Fantasia

The hardy forms of Hibiscus are valued for their showy late-summer display of enormous satiny blooms. These flower best in areas with long, hot summers. Plants form an upright, bushy mound well suited to the back of a perennial border. This unique selection has huge rose-pink flowers, over a compact clump of maple-shaped leaves

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Hosta

Sum & Substance

Hosta x 'Sum and Substance'. Perhaps the largest and most popular of the hostas, this robust award winner has immense leathery leaves of chartreuse that become gold as summer approaches. A bold landscape feature when accentuated by smaller bright-colored hostas and other perennials.

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Heuchera Palace 

Purple

This selection was the first of many purple-leaved Coral Bells, and is still an excellent choice for towards the edge of the border, or in containers and tubs. Plants form a low mound of maple-shaped leaves, from bronzy-green to rich purple-red. Spikes of small creamy-white flowers appear in early summer.

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Hibiscus

Kopper King

The hardy forms of Hibiscus are valued for their showy late-summer display of enormous satiny blooms. These flower best in areas with long, hot summers. Plants form upright, bushy mounds well suited to the back of a perennial border. This unique selection has huge white flowers with a red eye, over a bushy clump of coppery-red foliage.

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Hypericum

Albury Purple

This is a beautiful dusky-purple leaved selection of a semi-evergreen, bushy species. Plants have an upright habit, bearing contrasting yellow flowers in mid-summer followed by ornamental clusters of berries that change from pink to red to black. Excellent in cut bouquets.

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Iberis 

Sempervirens

Snowflake

Evergreen Candytuft is a spring blooming favourite, often seen cascading over rocks and walls, or used as a groundcover. The glossy, evergreen foliage forms a compact mound. This selection offers loads of good-sized white flowers for several weeks, on a plant of medium size. Prune lightly right after blooming, but otherwise leave plants alone in fall and early spring.

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Lamium

Beacon Silver

Lamium is one of the best choices for a tough yet showy perennial groundcover. This classic selection forms a spreading patch of small silver leaves with a narrow green edge. Clusters of bright-pink flowers appear in spring, then continue off and on until fall. Fairly tolerant of dry shade, once established.

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Lavandula

Hidcote

Lavender is actually a low-growing shrub, native to the Mediterranean region. The fragrant flowers and foliage make it a favourite for herb gardens and in the perennial border. Will also grow fine in tubs or containers, but in colder regions the plants may then need shelter for the winter. This reliable, compact selection has grey-green foliage and dark violet-purple flowers

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Iris Cristata

Iris cristata, or Crested Iris, is a low-growing plant best grown in moist, well-drained soils in part shade. The Crested Iris produces pale blue, lilac or lavender iris flowers with gold crests on the falls on short stems.

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Lamium

Nancy Red

Lamium is one of the best choices for a tough yet showy perennial groundcover. This classy-looking selection forms a spreading patch of small silver leaves with a narrow green edge. Clusters of purplish-pink flowers appear in spring, then continue off and on until fall.

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Lavandula

Sensational

Sensational!™ Lavender is an improved, easy-to-grow variety that makes growing lavender accessible to more gardeners than ever! Silvery foliage is topped by large, dense purple flower spikes. With a compact, dense habit and notable durability for sun, heat, and humidity, as well as cold tolerance, Sensational stands apart from many traditional Lavender varieties.

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Leucanthemum

Becky

Large, classic, white, single blooms with yellow centers on a lush mound of coarse, leathery, green foliage. A wonderful, long-lasting cut flower. The sturdy flowers remain attractive even after a hard rain. Excellent in sunny borders and in containers for patio or landscape accents. 

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Lillum Lily Looks

Tiny Heroes

Tangerine orange blooms are bright and cheerful. Grows 14-16”

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Lillium O. Stargazer

s a hybrid lily of the 'Oriental group'. Oriental lilies are known for their fragrant perfume, blooming mid-to-late summer. Stargazers are easy to grow and do best in full sunlight. They have a fast growth rate and should be planted in full sun in well-drained loamy or sandy soil. When mature, 'S

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Leucanthemum

Madonna

(Formerly Chrysanthemum maximum) No sunny border would seem complete without the familiar presence of Shasta Daisies. Uniform in height and habit, this variety exhibits excellent tolerance to summer heat and humidity. Flowers are the classic, large single white daisies with a yellow eye, valued in the garden and excellent for cutting.

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Lillium Lily Look

Tiny Pearl

Slender stalks topped with a cluster of flowers. One of the Lily Looks TM series developed in The Netherlands. Bred originally for containers, these are versatile garden plants as well.

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Lupinus Staircase

Rose/White

Lupines are an unforgettable sight in the early summer border. Plants grow best in a deep, rich soil, slightly on the acidic side. This compact selection is part of the Staircase™ series which offers long lasting flowers with day neutral timing. Plants will rebloom until night temperatures reach above 22C (72F).

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Monarda d.Balmy

Purple 

The vivid magenta blooms of 'Balmy™ Purple' Bee Balm will be abuzz with activity as butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds gather to sip abundant nectar. Attractive disease-resistant foliage and compact size make 'Balmy™ Purple' Bee Balm an ideal front-of-the border accent and stunning container plant. Fragrant flowers and foliage readily naturalize to form a beautiful swath of color. (Monarda)

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Paeonia

Suffruticosa

Red

This upright, sparsely branched, woody shrub reaches 4 to 10 feet tall. It’s easy to grow but slow-growing. It displays dark green leaves that are blue-green beneath, and large, silken blossoms 6 to 12 inches across in late spring and early summer.

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Polemonium 

Stairway to

Heaven

Simply the best variegated Jacob’s Ladder ever introduced. This forms a low mound of medium-green ferny leaves, each leaflet strongly edged in creamy white and flushed with pink during cooler spring weather. Clusters of lightly fragrant violet-blue bells rise taller in mid to late spring. 

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Monarda d Balmy

Rose

Vibrant, shaggy rose-colored blooms in abundance top this compact plant with very dark green, minty-basil-scented foliage. Resists powdery mildew better than others. Plant en masse for an inviting display of color in sunny borders and containers. An herbaceous perennial.

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Paeonia

Suffruticosa

Yellow

 is an amazing golden yellowTree Peony that blooms in early summer. This striking variety produces clusters of yellow flowers with red flare at the base of the petals. Nice fragrance; flowers have a pleasing sweet, distinctly lemon scent.

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Rudbeckia

Fulgida

Goldsturm

A colorful, fuss-free border plant and excellent choice for cut flowers. Bright, daisy-like, golden yellow flowers with black centers cover the dark green foliage. Tolerates heat, humidity, and clay soil. Honored as the 1999 Perennial Plant of the Year. An herbaceous perennial.

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Salvia Lyrata

Purple Knockout

A gorgeous selection of a Salvia native to the eastern USA. Plants are mainly grown for the foliage, which forms a mound of large purple-black leaves that remain attractive for the entire season. Adapts to most light situations but appreciates afternoon shade in hot regions.

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Salvia

Snow Hill

='Schneehuegel') The Hybrid Sages are invaluable perennials for their display of spiky flowers in the early summer border. This selection is medium in size, with flowers of clean snowy white

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Sedum

Spectabile

Brilliant

The border varieties of Stonecrop are a dependable choice for the late summer and fall garden, offering foliage interest earlier in the season, then a colourful display of flowers in the fall.

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Salvia

May Night

(='Mainacht') The Perennial Sages are invaluable for their rich display of spiky flowers in the early summer border. This selection is medium in size, with flowers of deep indigo violet-blue. Remove faded blooms to encourage repeat flowering. 

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Salvia Officinalis

Tricolor

This selection of the Common Sage serves double duty in the garden, as both a culinary herb and an ornamental perennial. The leaves are boldly splashed with green, pink, cream and purple, forming a low evergreen mound.

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Sedum

Spectabile

Neon

The border varieties of Stonecrop are a dependable choice for the late summer and fall garden, offering foliage interest earlier in the season, then a colourful display of flowers in the fall. 

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Sedum

Sunsparkler

Lime Zinger

This selection of Stonecrop is the perfect size for growing at the front of a sunny border or for edging pathways. It forms a low, compact mound of succulent, apple green leaves, bearing large clusters of soft pink flowers late summer through fall.

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Thymus

Citriodorus

Variegata

 is a variegated lemon-scented thyme, bearing large leaves and pink flowers in summer. It’s perfect for use in culinary dishes, particularly chicken and fish recipes. Thyme plants thrive in hot sunshine and drought, so grow them in a sheltered spot in full sun and free-draining soil.

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Verbena

EnduraScape

Purple

Purple Verbena features showy clusters of purple star-shaped flowers with sky blue overtones and white eyes at the ends of the stems from late spring to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its tiny tomentose narrow leaves remain green in color throughout the season.

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Sisyrinchium

Lucerme

 charming selection of the Blue-eyed Grass, valuable in the rock garden as well as for edging in the border. Plants form a low clump of grassy green leaves, bearing bright blue star-shaped flowers in late spring for several weeks.

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Tiarella 

Brandywine

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

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Verbena

EnduraScape

Red

A striking red selection from the heat and cold hardy Endurascape™ series. It beats all for summer performance - staying in flower longer than others, and tolerating winter temps into the low teens, reblooming in spring! Excellent powdery mildew resistance.

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Acanthus Spinsus

 This species forms a clump of deeply cut and rather spiny dark-green leaves, bearing upright spikes of hooded, mauve and white flowers in summer.

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Actaea Racemosa

Actaea racemosa, the black cohosh, black bugbane, black snakeroot, or fairy candle (syn. Cimicifuga racemosa), is a species of flowering plant of the family Ranunculaceae. It is native to eastern North America from the extreme south of Ontario to central Georgia, and west to Missouri and Arkansas. It grows in a variety of woodland habitats, and is often found in small woodland openings

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Ajuga Bronze Beauty

Also known as Bugleweed, this is one of the most commonly planted ground covers for shady areas. Plants quickly form a low carpet of medium-sized, rounded leaves, in an attractive bronzy-brown shade. Short spikes of deep blue flowers are an added bonus in mid to late spring. Vigorous habit, and evergreen in most regions. Not the best choice for extremely dry shade conditions, like under maple or evergreen trees. 

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Achillea Paprika

The Yarrows are among the best perennials for planting in hot, dry and sunny locations, providing good colour throughout the summer months. This hybrid selection has cherry-red, gold centered flowers, later fading to light pink and creamy yellow.

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Agastache Poquito

Dark Blue

This gem will amaze you with its size and flower power. Nice blue flowers in large spikes all summer. Compact, low bushy habit. Drought tolerant once established. Loved by hummingbirds

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Ajuga Burgundy Glow

An excellent spreading groundcover that features colorful burgundy-tinged, pale green and cream variegated foliage and deep blue flower spikes. Forms a dense, carpet-like mat, even in shady areas! Beautiful in containers, around shrubs or between stepping stones. An herbaceous perennial.

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Allium Millenium

This hybrid from Allium guru Mark McDonough was picture perfect in our trials. 'Millenium' forms a compact, upright clump of glossy green, thick and strappy leaves which emit a slight smell of onion when crushed. 

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Aquilegia Earlybird

Red & Yellow

Red with yellow centers.

These bicolor flowers are upward facing and boast a unique color combination. They are deer resistant. Great for front of the garden planting due to their size. Late Spring and early summer blooms are long lasting.

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Aster Pink Crush

Bringing refinement to fall blooming Asters, 'Pink Crush' produces a large, very round mound with densely packed flowers. We have observed no lodging in our trials, a phenomenal achievement for fall blooming Asters. 

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Anemone Fantasy 

Pocahontas 

Japanese Anemone are outstanding plants for the late summer and fall garden.The branching stems of poppy-like flowers are superb for cutting. Plants prefer a rich, moist site, spreading to form a large patch. 

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Armeria Ballerina

Lilac

Thrift is a durable perennial for most any sunny location. Compared to A. maritima, False Sea Thrift produces larger flower clusters, broader leaves, stiffer flower stems and stands taller. This selection bears lilac-pink flower clusters for many weeks starting in mid-spring.
 

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Aster Blue Bayou

The dwarf mounded foliage of this adorable New York Aster is covered with large double violet blue flowers in late summer to fall. Use in containers or place at the front of the border for eye-catching late summer color

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Astilbe Vision in Pink

Astilbe are a popular choice for shady gardens, where they perform well if given a rich, moist soil and regular watering. This recent midsize selection features showy, soft-pink plumes, over a compact mound of elegant, lacy blue-green leaves

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Bergenia

Spring Fling

Bergenia 'Spring Fling' (Elephant's Ears) Noted for its massive floral display, Bergenia 'SpringFling' (Elephant's Ears) is a compact, clump-forming evergreen perennial boasting erect clusters of bright magenta-pink flowers in early-mid spring.

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Calamintha

nepeta ssp. Nepeta

This sun-loving perennial is the perfect choice for attracting pollinators, since it blooms from early summer until frost. Tiny, white flowers cover the bushy habit. Since this is in the mint family, the leaves carry a mint scent. Perfect for rock garden enthusiasts and herb gardens. Use in the landscape as you would Nepeta (Catmint).

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Astilbe Vision

in Red

'Astilbe are a popular choice for shady gardens, where they perform well if given a rich, moist soil and regular watering. This midsized selection features dusky purple-red plumes, over a compact mound of elegant, lacy bronzy-green leaves

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Brunnera

Macrohylla

Brunnera macrophylla, the Siberian bugloss, great forget-me-not, largeleaf brunnera or heartleaf, is a species of flowering plant in the family Boraginaceae, native to the Caucasus. It is a hardy, rhizomatous, herbaceous perennial, that can reach from 12 to 18 inches (30 to 45 cm) in height, and carries basal, simple cordate leaves on slender stems. 

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Campanula

Blue Waterfall

='Camgood') Bellflowers are among the most popular of perennials. This dwarf selection may be grown in rock gardens, used as an edging, or in tubs and pots. Plants form a spreading patch of small green leaves, which expands to a much larger floral display, bearing loads of starry violet-blue flowers beginning in late spring and blooming for weeks on end.

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Chrysanthemum

Coraligraphy

Chrysanthemum x 'Coraligraphy' Chrysanthemum. Deep red buds open to rustic red semi-double blooms in October and November. Late in the growing season bees and butterflies are pleased to have the nectar and the perennial border will be revived with the intense color. Trim in early to mid-summer to encourage branching. Grows 24” tall.

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Coreopsis

Tequila Sunrise

Also known as Tickseed, these are popular plants for long-blooming display in the summer border. This colourful American selection has golden-yellow daisy flowers, over a mound of foliage strongly variegated with green and creamy white. Terrific in containers and pots, or directly in the garden. Remove faded flowers regularly, to encourage blooming well into the autumn

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Delosperma

Fire Spinner

The hardy Ice Plants are native to South Africa but are amazingly hardy in North America, provided they are grown in the sun and in very well-drained soil. This extraordinary selection forms a low carpet or mat of succulent, apple-green leaves, bearing loads of starry flowers with petals that are bright apricot around the perimeter with a darker halo effect, vibrant pink at the base and a white eye. A very unique colour combination. These will bloom from late spring through fall.

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Convallaria

Majalis

One of the most common of old-fashioned perennials, and a favourite for growing as a groundcover in shady areas. Plants form a spreading clump of large green leaves, bearing short spikes of fragrant white bells in late spring. Takes a year or two to establish, then spreads quickly.

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Coreopsis

Red Elf

Reliable and eye-catching, Coreopsis 'Red Elf' is a dwarf perennial forming a compact mound of mid-green foliage that remains fresh-looking all season. Blooming profusely from early summer through fall, it is covered with attractive deep burgundy red blossoms adorned with a bright golden center.

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Delphinium

Delgenius

breezen

 

The hardy Ice Plants are native to South Africa but are amazingly hardy in North America, provided they are grown in the sun and in very well-drained soil. This extraordinary selection forms a low carpet or mat of succulent, apple-green leaves, bearing loads of starry flowers with petals that are bright apricot around the perimeter with a darker halo effect, vibrant pink at the base and a white eye. A very unique colour combination. These will bloom from late spring through fall.

 

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Dianihus 

Pink Magic

Pink Magic is a lightly scented perennial that features lacy flowers that form in dense clusters atop robust foliage. The flowers open white and mature to light pink to deep pink. Great to use for a cut garden and is heat tolerant and low maintenance. close.

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Echinacea

Pow Wow

Wild Berry

A distinctive selection from PanAm Seed Co. of the Purple Coneflower, one of our most popular native wildflowers. Plants form a midsized mound of coarse dark-green leaves, bearing large daisy flowers with magenta-pink petals surrounding an orange-brown central cone by midsummer.

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Eupatorium

Gateway

Highly popular, Eupatorium maculatum (Atropurpureum Group) 'Gateway' (Joe-Pye Weed) is loved by gardeners for its large, densely packed clusters of mauve-pink flowers, up to 8 in. wide (20 cm), atop sturdy reddish-purple stems. Fragrant, the blossoms are attractive to bees and butterflies in search of nectar

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Digitalis

Candy

Mountain

This is a unique selection of Foxglove, bearing tall spikes of glowing rose-pink bells, each with darker freckles on the inside, over a rosette of downy green leaves. Unlike other varieties, the individual flowers face upward so the effect is very colourful and showy. Attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Excellent in large containers.

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Echinacea

Cheyenne Spirit

A hybrid Coneflower, featuring single flowers in the first year. Petals are narrow, rolled or quilled in vivid shades of orange, red, rosy-red, yellow, purple and cream surrounding a large brown cone. Spectacular display from misummer to early fall. Plant habit is well-branched, strong and bushy.

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Euphorbia

Miner Merlot

 

 Dark wine red foliage forms the backdrop for long-lasting, lime-green flowers on vigorous, mounding plants. Mixed borders or containers. 

 

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Siskiyou Pink

A North American wild flower, highly valued for its long flower display in the garden. Plants bloom for many weeks, with loose sprays of deep pink flowers. In the breeze these move constantly, looking like a cloud of small butterflies

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Geranium

Roxanne

Selected as the 2008 Perennial Plant of the Year. This is one of the best recent Cranesbill introductions, excellent for long-season display and leagues better than older garden forms such as ‘Johnson’s Blue'. 

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Hemerocallis

Pardon Me

An outstanding selection bred by Dr. Darrel Apps, one of only a small handful of truly everblooming Daylilies available to gardeners in northern regions. This dwarf variety has medium-sized (3 inch) blooms in a lovely soft-yellow shade that blends with anything. Flowering continues constantly from May to frost. 

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Walberton

Silver Fountain

Gaura Walberton's® 'Silver Fountain' Variegated Gaura. Green and white variegated foliage has a somewhat silvery appearance and is complimented by long blooming white flowers on wiry stems. Blooms first appear in late spring and continue through the summer. Extremely dought 

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Helenium

Mariachi Salsa

Also known as Helen’s Flower, or Sneezeweed, there are many fine hybrid selections, valued for their late summer display of bright daisy-like flowers. This compact variety is part of the Mariachi™ Series and features spicy, red petals with a hit of orange surrounding a dark brown cone

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Hemerocallis

Stella de Oro

This is by far the most popular Daylily selection of all time, because it performs so well in all zones, flowering for months on end. Forms a dense clump of grassy green foliage, with upright stems of fragrant, golden-yellow trumpet flowers. Early. Repeat bloomer. Compact habit.

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Heuchera

Caramel

This Coral Bells selection has scalloped leaves that emerge gold in spring, deepening to amber and peach. Sprays of light-pink flowers appear in midsummer, after other selections are finished. Very sturdy habit, an excellent choice for hot, humid summer regions.

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Hosta

Frances Williams

Hosta are among the most popular of perennials for shady areas, with hundreds of varieties now readily available. Plants form a sturdy mound of foliage, topped with lily-like blooms. This large specimen selection has big, powdery blue-green leaves, with a wide creamy-yellow margin. Near-white flowers appear in July. 

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Hypericum

Fiesta

Hypericum calycinum 'Fiesta' Variegated St. John's Wort This stoloniferous ground cover has woody stems with an arching habit. Long, narrow variegated leaves are medium green and creamy yellow and have a tinge of pink on new leaves. 

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Heuchera

Plum Pudding

Not the typical burgundy color of some heucheras, this variety sports leaves that are truly plum purple with even darker purple veins. They are attractively ruffled and have bluntly pointed tips. The newer leaves are somewhat glossy, and all have deep purple undersides.

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Hosta

Sieboldiana

Elegans

Hosta are among the most popular of perennials for shady areas, with hundreds of varieties now readily available. Plants form sturdy mounds of foliage, topped with lily-like blooms. This large specimen selection has big, heart-shaped powdery-blue leaves, and stems of near-white flowers in midsummer. 

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Hypericum

Tricolor

True to its name, 'Tricolor' hypericum is a very brightly colored, low arching shrub with cream, pink and green leaves. Yellow flowers add even more color in mid-summer.

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Iris 

Variegata

Flashy, green and golden-striped foliage to brighten the garden! Light lavender-blue bearded flowers have a soft, sweet fragrance. Excellent near the front of borders where the foliage can be seen close up. Best in full sun, but this species is more shade-tolerant than many other species of iris.

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Booster 

Espoma

Flower-tone

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Bonide 

Plant Starter

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Iris

Caesar's Brother

he Siberian Iris are an easy, trouble-free group, forming clumps of grassy foliage with a late spring display of butterfly-like flowers. Plants are sturdy and upright, and seldom troubled by Iris borer. This taller selection has deep royal-blue flowers with a gold throat. 

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Good Start

Twin Oaks 

Natural Humus 

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Espoma

Bio-tone 

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Liatris

Spicata Kobold

Also known as Gayfeather. Widely grown as a commercial cut flower, this is selected from one of our native prairie wildflowers. Plants form a low clump of grassy looking leaves, bearing spikes of bright magenta-purple flowers beginning in midsummer

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Ligularia

The Rocket

Sometimes called Elephant Ears, this is a bold specimen perennial that needs a moist location. Plants form a clump of large, jagged-edged green leaves. Purplish black stems rise above in summer, bearing long spikes of bright-yellow daisy flowers.

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Lupinus Staircase

Yellow

Velvety green foliage forms a mound in spring that serves as the launching pad for thick stems that rise above bearing towers of big, bright yellow blossoms. This Lupine is perfect for massing in the middle of the garden and is the perfect cutting flower, too. Even more colorful are the butterflies and hummingbirds that will flock to this plant's bloom!

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Ligularia

Pandora

Ligularias can be large plants growing over 6 ft. tall. Genus name comes from the Latin word ligula meaning strap in reference to the shape of the ray flowers

 

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Lillum Lily Look

Tiny Comfort

Bursting with color in early to mid-summer, these compact lilies are offered in many bold and beautiful colors with very high bud counts and are perfect for the front of the border, rock garden and containers or as a cut flower.

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Mertensia Virginica

Mertensia virginica (common names Virginia bluebells, Virginia cowslip, lungwort oysterleaf, Roanoke bells) is a spring ephemeral plant with bell-shaped sky-blue flowers, native to eastern North America.

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Musa Basjoo

 is a cold hardy banana that is native to the Ryuku Islands near Japan. It may be grown directly in the ground year round in the St. Louis area. It has survived winters as far north as New England and Ontario, Canada.

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Pachysandra 

Terminalis

Pachysandra terminalis, the Japanese pachysandra, carpet box or Japanese spurge, is a species of flowering plant in the boxwood family Buxaceae, native to Japan, Korea and China and introduced to eastern North America.

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Phlox

Blue Moon

 is a lovely native Phlox groundcover featuring clouds of rich violet-blue blooms that float above green foliage. With fragrance to wake up your senses, it flowers in April May. Its a perfect addition to a rock garden or any shady spot where it can slowly naturalize. Provides early season pollen for hummingbirds and butterflies.

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Nepeta 

Cat's Pajamas

will be the most well-behaved catmint you’ve ever seen. Its shape is like a blue bowling ball in the landscape—neatly rounded and covered top to bottom for most of the summer in bubbly blue blossoms.

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Paeonia 

Suffruticosa

Pink

Paeonia suffruticosa, commonly called tree peony, is a deciduous, woody shrub that typically grows 3-5' tall with a 4' spread..

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Phlox Nicky

This garden phlox is one of the most richly-colored varieties available. Its plum-pink blossoms bring a welcome burst of color to summer gardens. Nicky is a strong grower with large flowerheads. Great paired with pastel pinks and a showstopper with purple and orange.  

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Rudbeckia

Fulgida 

Var.deamii

Rudbeckia fulgida var. deamii is a fantastic pollinator plant with large, orangish yellow daisy flowers with slender petals and raised dark brown center cones.

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Sagina 

Subulata

(Irish Moss) Sagina subulata is an evergreen that lays out dense green foliage enhancing your landscape with a carpet of moss-like ground cover. It produces enchanting, tiny white flowers from late spring to mid-summer. Sagina subulata will grow best in full sun and creates an attractive display around flagstone walkways and along rock walls.

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Scabiosa 

Pink Mist

This British selection is extremely popular here in North America. It forms a low mound of ferny green foliage. Large soft-pink pincushion flowers begin to appear in early summer and continue blooming non-stop into late fall.

 

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Rudbeckia

Fulgida

Little Goldstar

 'Little Goldstar' (Black-Eyed Susan) Incredibly floriferous, Rudbeckia fulgida 'Little Goldstar' is a compact, clump-forming perennial boasting masses of golden-yellow, starburst-shaped flowers,

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Sagina

Subulata

(Irish Moss) Sagina subulata is an evergreen that lays out dense green foliage enhancing your landscape with a carpet of moss-like ground cover. It produces enchanting, tiny white flowers from late spring to mid-summer. Sagina subulata will grow best in full sun and creates an attractive display around flagstone walkways and along rock walls.

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Sedum Mat 

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Sedum mats and blankets offer an instant cover of full grown vegetation. It requires very little maintenance and very little weeding. Similar to succulents, it does not need much water or soil to survive.

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Sedum

Spurium

John Creech

A very low mat-forming selection, especially useful in hot sunny sites. This Stonecrop has rounded deep-green leaves and small clusters of mauve-pink starry flowers in summer.

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Stachys

Helene Von Stein

Also known as Big Ears, this low-growing selection produces a dense mat of woolly silver-gray leaves with an irresistible velvety feel. Although grown primarily for its interesting foliage, lamb's ear bears spikes of purplish pink flowers on tall stems that appear in summer.

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Verbena 

EnduraScape

Hot Pink

Large clusters of bright white flowers blushed with soft pink start blooming in early summer and continue nonstop until fall. The blossoms weave gracefully around their companions in a container and, as a spreading ground cover, decorate border edges. This charmer is more cold tolerant than many Verbenas and can also take the heat.

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Sedum

Tetractinum

Coral Reef

A carpeting variety of Stonecrop, especially useful in hot sunny sites. The small rounded deep-green leaves form a spreading mat, with tiny yellow star-shaped flowers appearing in summer

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Stachys

Silver Carpet

 is grown primarily for its thick, soft, velvety, silvery leaves which typically form a rapidly spreading mat approximately 4-6" off the ground. Leaves are evergreen in warm climates, but will depreciate considerably in harsh winters. This cultivar is perhaps most noted for the fact that it rarely produces flower spikes

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Verbena

EnduraScape

Pink Fizz

Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Upright Habit. Attracts: Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Bees. Resists: Resists Deer, Resists Disease. Bloom Time: Spring - Fall.

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Vinca Minor

Alba

Also known as Myrtle, and an extremely popular evergreen groundcover. This less-common selection forms a dense mat of glossy dark green leaves, studded with clean white flowers in spring. 
 

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Cortaderia

Andes Silver

This variety of white pampas grass features silvery flowers which are not impacted much by rainfall, as their pannicles are not as dense and less prone to clumping. Also marketed as Sundale Silver, the stems can grow to 10 feet in height, which makes it quite impressive.

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Festuca Glauca

Elijah Blue

Outstanding, icy blue coloration to this clumping ornamental grass holds up even through the heat of summer. Buff-colored plumes create eye-catching contrast. Perfectly suited for edging borders or mass planting as a groundcover. Drought tolerant when established.

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Vinca Minor

Bowles

Also known as Myrtle, and an extremely popular evergreen groundcover. This selection forms a dense mat of glossy dark green leaves, studded with bright-blue flowers in spring. Very shade tolerant, the leaves will sometimes scorch in too much sun.

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Coraderia

Rosea

A striking grass that forms a huge clump of lush green, grass-like foliage with a fountain-like habit. The foliage can be sharp so use gloves and protective clothing when cleaning up in spring. More difficult to find than the white form but worth it is you find it. From late summer through late fall, it is topped with huge, fluffy plumes that are blushed pink. 

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Liriope

Muscari

Big Blue

Abundant blue flower spikes rise above the attractive, tufted arching, grass-like foliage followed by clusters of black berries. Superior edging, border or groundcover. Tolerates drier conditions when established.

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