New Moon Nurseries


Search by Characteristic

Bird and Butterfly and Bug Gardens


 
 
Calamintha nepeta 'Blue Cloud'

Calamintha nepeta 'Blue Cloud'

Common Name: Blue Cloud lesser calamint

Native to Europe & The Mediterranean (cultivar)

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 …

[More Info]  
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 av…

[More Info]  
Calamintha nepeta ssp nepeta

Calamintha nepeta ssp nepeta

Common Name: Calamint - 2021 Perennial Plant of the Year

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 fo…

[More Info]  
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.  

[More Info]  
Carex grayi 'New Moon Mighty'

Carex grayi 'New Moon Mighty'

Common Name: New Moon Mighty grays sedge

Native to North America (selection)

Carex grayi ‘New Moon Mighty’  is a cool season grass with semi-evergreen light green, grass-like foliage. Interesting spiked seed heads, which are larger on New Moon Mighty, develop and remain in the winter. This plant prefers …

[More Info]  
Ceanothus americanus

Ceanothus americanus

Common Name: New Jersey tea

Native to North America

Multi-stemmed small shrub, with ornamental flowers, tolerates shade and dryness. 

[More Info]  
Cephalanthus occidentalis

Cephalanthus occidentalis

Common Name: Buttonbush

Native to North America

A deciduous shrub commonly found in moist to wet areas in full sun to partial shade.  Long 6" leaves do not emerge until late spring.  In early to mid-summer, very interesting white globed shaped flowers appear that look like pin cushions…

[More Info]  
Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

Ceratostigma plumbaginoides

Common Name: plumbago

Native to Western China

Excellent ground-cover that spreads by rhizomes in full sun to partial shade in average to moist soil.  Thrives in clay, and is perfect for erosion control.  Deep blue flowers burst forth from July into September.  Folige tur…

[More Info]  
Chelone glabra

Chelone glabra

Common Name: Turtlehead

Native to North America

Chelone glabra is an upright perennial with stout stems and shiny deep green leaves.  In late summer and fall, stems are topped by lovely clusters of white snapdragon like flowers.  The individual blooms are about an inch long and are …

[More Info]  
Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips'

Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips'

Common Name: Pink turtlehead

Native to North America (cultivar)

Selected for its red stems, beautiful in wet meadows and at pond's edge. 

[More Info]  
Coreopsis grandiflora 'Early Sunrise'

Coreopsis grandiflora 'Early Sunrise'

Common Name: large-flowered tickseed

Coming Summer 2021 Native to North America

Coming Summer 2021 Coreopsis grandiflora 'Early Sunrise'  is a compact mounding cultivar and the bright spot in late spring through summer.  

[More Info]  
Coreopsis lanceolata

Coreopsis lanceolata

Common Name: Lanceleaf tickseed

Native to North America

Thrives in poor, sandy, rocky soils. Tolerant of heat and drought. Hairy lance-shaped leaves remain low. One to two inch yellow ray flowers bloom atop slender, erect stems. 

[More Info]  
Coreopsis lanceolata 'Baby Gold'

Coreopsis lanceolata 'Baby Gold'

Common Name: Baby Gold lanceleaf tickseed

Cultivar

This compact cultivar has sunny yellow flowers with a deep red throat stands only 12-20" tall, flowering summer through autumn.  Thrives in poor, sandy, rocky soils. Tolerant of heat and drought. 

[More Info]  
Coreopsis tripteris

Coreopsis tripteris

Common Name: Tall coreopsis

Native to North America

Dozens of single yellow flowers, very showy. Will reseed. 

[More Info]