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Astilbe japonica 'Deutschland'

Astilbe japonica 'Deutschland'

Common Name: Astilbe

Native to Asia (selection)

White airy plumes of flowers atop glossy fern-like mounds of foliage rise up to 2 feet in May and June.  Perfect for part shade to full shade.  Tolerant of deer, rabbits, and juglone.  

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Astilbe japonica 'Rheinland'

Astilbe japonica 'Rheinland'

Common Name: Astilbe

Native to Asia (hybrid)

True pink flowers rising up to 2 feet are very showy and perfect in a vase in May to June in part to full shade.  Rabbit, deer and juglone tolerant, they thrive in moist soils.  

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Astilbe × arendsii 'Fanal'

Astilbe × arendsii 'Fanal'

Common Name: Astilbe

Hybrid native parentage of Asia

Loose deep red flowers rise up 1.5 feet above glossy green foliage in July in part shade to full shade.  Deer, rabbit, juglone tolerant.  Beautiful in mass or individually.  Deadheading will not prolong flowering, therefore the seed

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Calamagrostis brachytricha

Calamagrostis brachytricha

Common Name: Korean Feather Reed Grass

Native to Asia

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: Calmagrostis brachytricha is a clump forming cool season perennial grass.  Plants form a rounded mound of narrow arching leaves.  In late summer pinkish flower plumes

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Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'

Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'

Common Name: Feather reed grass

Native to Europe & Asia (arundinacea & epigejos)

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' is an extremely popular cool season perennial grass cultivar.  During cool weather deep green foliage emerges and forms a robust

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Calamintha nepeta 'White Cloud'

Calamintha nepeta 'White Cloud'

Common Name: White Cloud lesser calamint

Native to Europe & the Mediterranean

Fragrant tiny white flowers, above minty fragrant foliage, literally flower from mid June to a hard frost. Deer and critter resistant, yet pollinators and butterflies flock to the flowers. Grows well in full sun to partial shade in dry to average

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Calamintha nepeta 'Blue Cloud'

Calamintha nepeta 'Blue Cloud'

Common Name: Blue Cloud lesser calamint

Native to Europe & The Mediterranean (selection)

A plethora of pale blue flowers from June through a hard frost on compact plants.  With some salt tolerance and great drought tolerance, these plants will bring the butterflies and other pollinators to the scene.  Fragrant foliage deters

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Calamintha nepeta ssp nepeta

Calamintha nepeta ssp nepeta

Common Name: Calamint

Native to Southern Europe to Great Britain

Excellent for for pollinators as it flowers the entire summer into fall.  Masses of flowering stems shade out weeds.  Fragrant foliage.  Tolerant of drought, shallow rocky soil, with medium salt tolerance.  Sheer back foliage a

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Campanula carpatica 'Deep Blue Clips'

Campanula carpatica 'Deep Blue Clips'

Common Name: Carpathian bellflower

Native to Carpathian Mountains of Central Europe.

Carpatica is for the region they are native, but these beauties create a carpet of blue upward facing blue flowers for a longer period in summer.  Work well in shallow soil, potted, and the front of the perennial border in full sun to part sh

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Campanula glomerata 'Superba'

Campanula glomerata 'Superba'

Common Name: Superba clustered bellflower

Native to Europe & Asia

Vibrant violet blue to deep purple flowers burst forth in June and July in full sun to part shade in moist soil.  Showy flowers attractive in the vase, but not to deer.  Plant in partial shade in hot summer climates.  

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Campanula rotundifolia

Campanula rotundifolia

Common Name: Harebell

Native to North America

FIRST IMPRESSIONS:  Campanula rotundifolia is a slender rhizomatous perennial wildflower.  Foliage is bright green and rounded, heart shaped or linear on various parts of the plant.   In summer, pendan

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Carex divulsa

Carex divulsa

Common Name: grassland sedge

Native to Europe and Asia

FIRST IMPRESSIONS:  Carex divulsa is a perennial sedge that matures into fine textured arching clumps. The bright green foliage is evergreen.  In late spring dainty bronze flower spikes are displayed above the l

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Carex flacca 'Blue Zinger'

Carex flacca 'Blue Zinger'

Common Name: Blue Zinger Sedge

Native to Southern Europe and Northern Africa

FIRST IMPRESSIONS:  Carex flacca ‘Blue Zinger’ is a low clumping European sedge.  Foliage is evergreen or semi-evergreen with fine texture and a lovely steely blue color. This perennial pros

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Carex grayi 'New Moon Mighty'

Carex grayi 'New Moon Mighty'

Common Name: New Moon Mighty grays sedge

Native to North America (selection)

FIRST IMPRESSIONS:  Carex grayi ‘New Moon Mighty’ is a perennial sedge that forms attractive slowly spreading clumps.  New Moon Mighty is a more aggressive selection. The narrow leaves are

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Carex humilis 'Hexe'

Carex humilis 'Hexe'

Common Name: Hexe dwarf sedge

Native to Western Europe

Ornamental yellow flowers appear very early in spring and fade to tan.  Grows in the driest areas and therefore extremely drought tolerant.  Can be grown in a rock garden or shallow soils in partial shade.

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Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance'

Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance'

Common Name: Ice Dance Japanese Sedge

Native to Asia

FIRST IMPRESSIONS:  Carex morrowii ‘Ice Dance’ is a low rhizomatous perennial sedge.  Foliage is evergreen or semi-evergreen and arching.  Blades are variegated with an emerald green st

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Carex morrowii 'Silver Sceptre'

Carex morrowii 'Silver Sceptre'

Common Name: Silver Sceptre sedge

Native to Japan

FIRST IMPRESSIONS:  Carex morrowii ‘Silver Sceptre’ is a low rhizomatous perennial sedge.  Foliage is evergreen or semi-evergreen and arching.  Blades are variegated with

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Carex oshimensis 'Evergold'

Carex oshimensis 'Evergold'

Common Name: Evergold Sedge

Native to Asia

FIRST IMPRESSIONS:  Carex ‘Evergold’ is a low clumping perennial sedge from Japan.  Foliage is evergreen or semi-evergreen and arching.  Blades are variegated with a creamy yellow strip

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Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Firewitch'

Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Firewitch'

Common Name: Firewitch cheddar pink

Native to Poland & Ukraine

Perfect for the formal and informal garden at the front of the border.  Beautiful grey green foliage all season long topped off by magenta pink flowers in late spring and early summer.  Plants must be deadheaded after flowering as stems

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Echinops bannaticus 'Blue Glow'

Echinops bannaticus 'Blue Glow'

Common Name: Blue globe thistle

Native to Southeastern Europe

Striking silver spiney foliage is topped by vivid blue thistle flowers.  Pollinators and butterflies flock to the flowers and seed eating birds enjoy the seeds.  A dramatic upright addition to the garden.  Extremely drought tolerant

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Euphorbia corollata

Euphorbia corollata

Common Name: Flowering spurge (No Advance Orders)

Native to North America

Often refered to as native baby's breath, this plant flowers for a period of about 6 weeks in mid to late summer.  Clusters of white flowers, each with 5 petals with a kiss of green at the base encircling a yellow center.  The flowers ar

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Euphorbia polychroma

Euphorbia polychroma

Common Name: Cushion spurge

Native to Central & southeastern Europe

Thrives in dry, well drained poor soils in full sun and becomes a cushion of green foliage topped by unusual yellowish green bracts.  Air pollution tolerant as well.  Sap is toxic to animals.  Trim after flowering as plants self-see

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Geranium macrorrhizum 'Bevan's Variety'

Geranium macrorrhizum 'Bevan's Variety'

Common Name: Big root geranium

Native to SE Alps and the Balkans (selection)

FIRST IMPRESSIONS:  Geranium macrorrhizum ‘Bevan’s Variety’ is a lovely spring blooming perennial that forms 1’ tall mounds.  Plants have semi-evergreen deeply lobed aromatic lea

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Geranium macrorrhizum 'Ingwersen's Variety'

Geranium macrorrhizum 'Ingwersen's Variety'

Common Name: Big Root Geranium

Native to S Europe and the SE Alps (selection)

A low maintenance rhizomatous drought tolerant ground cover for full sun to part shade in dry to medium soil.  Flowers pink in May to June and is animal resistant. This selection is more tolerant of hot humid summers.  

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Geranium × cantabrigiense 'Biokova'

Geranium × cantabrigiense 'Biokova'

Common Name: Hardy geranium

Sterile hybrid of G. macrorrhizum & G. dalmaticum

Delicate pink sterile flowers, tinged with white from May to June in full sun to part shade in moist to average soil.  A groundcover that requires very little maintenance.  Even deadheading is not necessary.  Butterflies and pollina

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Geranium × cantabrigiense 'Karmina'

Geranium × cantabrigiense 'Karmina'

Common Name: Hardy geranium

Sterile hybrid of G. macrorrhizum & G. dalmaticum

Lavender flowers from May to June in full sun to part shade on rabbit and deer resistant plants.  Pollinators and butterflies love these.  Foliage may yellow in hot summers, and can be sheered back for a fresh flush of growth.  This

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Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra 'Burning Hearts'

Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra 'Burning Hearts'

Common Name: Burning Hearts false sunflower

Native to North America (selections)

A selection with purple stems and foliage and flowers that are yellow with a red eye.  Thrives with minimal care in full sun in rich or poor soils, from sand to clay.  Deer and rabbit resistant with high salt tolerance.  Butterflies

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Heuchera micrantha var. diversifolia 'Palace Purple'

Heuchera micrantha var. diversifolia 'Palace Purple'

Common Name: Coral bells

Native to Western North America (selection)

Grown for its lush resilliant deep purple foliage.  Thrives best full sun in its northern range, and partial shade in its most southern range in rich soil with good moisture.  Blush white flowers appear on stalks rising well above the fo

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Hypericum calycinum

Hypericum calycinum

Common Name: St. John's wort

Native to Southern Europe, southwestern Asia

Allan Armitage calls the species "one of the finest ground covers available" for good reason.  Excellent on slopes, in mass, or individually.  Drought, dry soil tolerant, it spreads quickly via underground stems to be a perfect erosion c

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Kalimeris incisa 'Blue Star'

Kalimeris incisa 'Blue Star'

Common Name: Kalimeris

Native to northeast Asia

Perfect for dry and clay soils.  Light blue flowers with yellow centers abound throughout summer.  A simple trim and a flush after spent flowers can encourage a fall bloom.  This low maintenance perennial is easy in any sun to part

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Kniphofia uvaria 'Flamenco Mixture'

Kniphofia uvaria 'Flamenco Mixture'

Common Name: Red hot poker

Native to South Africa (selection)

Can't just call this a red hot poker as this is going to poke your sense of sight in shades of orange, yellow, cream and of course red.  Not only are the flowers different colors, but they bloom from June to September.   Salt, droug

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Leucanthemum × superbum 'Alaska'

Leucanthemum × superbum 'Alaska'

Common Name: Alaska shasta daisy

Cross between L. vulgare & L. maximum

Easy to grow in full sun to part shade in medium to dry soils.  Deer and rabbit resistant.  Terrific cut flower.  Remove spent flowers to prolong bloom.  Attracts butterflies and other pollinators.  

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Liatris elegans

Liatris elegans

Common Name: pink-scale gayfeather

Native to North America

This elegant Liatris, native to the southern United States, bears beautiful bracts of light pink flowers in late summer through autumn.  

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Limonium latifolium

Limonium latifolium

Common Name: Sea lavender

Native to Europe

Sun loving non-invasive perennial with lavender to blue flowers, is an excellent cut or dried.  Salt and deer tolerant, it thrives in full sun and well drained soils.  Flower stalks arise from the semi-evergreen basal rosettes from mid t

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Lychnis chalcedonica 'Burning Love'

Lychnis chalcedonica 'Burning Love'

Common Name: Burning Love Maltese cross

Native to Russia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia & N China

Upright perennial for full sun and dry soils.  Intense red flowers appear the very first year and attract hummingbirds and butterfliess, while detering deer.  Long flowering from early to late summer.  Excellent cut flower.  A

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Molinia caerulea subsp. caerulea 'Edith Dudszus'

Molinia caerulea subsp. caerulea 'Edith Dudszus'

Common Name: Edith Dudszus purple moor grass

Native to Europe & Asia

A selection of M. caerulea ssp caerulea for its rich purple, almost black, flower stems and dense flower spikes that rise above well mannered green tussocks.  Perfect for the autumn and winter garden in medium to wet soils in full sun to part

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Molinia caerulea subsp. caerulea 'Moorhexe'

Molinia caerulea subsp. caerulea 'Moorhexe'

Common Name: Moorhexe moor grass

Native to Europe & Asia

A selection of M. caerulea ssp caerulea for its deep purple flower that become purple brown seed heads on top of green stems. Perfect green tufts of foliage.  Excellentthroughtout the growing season but striking for the autumn and winter gard

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Molinia caerulea subsp. caerulea 'Heidebraut'

Molinia caerulea subsp. caerulea 'Heidebraut'

Common Name: Heidebraut moor grass

Native to Europe & Asia

More compact than the other selections we grow and flowering much earlier, with tufts only growing 1 to 1.5' tall, while flower stems arise 3-4' and are golden.  Use them in the foreground allowing the setting sun to back light them.  De

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Nepeta racemosa 'Walker's Low'

Nepeta racemosa 'Walker's Low'

Common Name: Catmint

Native to Caucusus and northern Iran

FIRST IMPRESSIONS:  Nepeta ‘Walker’s Low’ is a mounding aromatic perennial.  This mint relative is clothed in soft gray-green oval leaves.  From late spring to autumn, plants prov

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Nepeta subsessilis

Nepeta subsessilis

Common Name: nepeta

Native to Japan

Forms a upright bushy mound of green fragrant leaves in consistently moist soil. Perfect for a rain garden.  Clusters of tubular bright-blue flowers appear throughout summer.  Perfect for the middle of the border and excellent in co

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