Perennials

ANISE HYSSOP

ANISE HYSSOP

Blue Fortune (Agastache x Blue Fortune)

Height 24"- 36"
Spread 12"- 48"
Part shade/Full sun

Wonderfully fragrant licorice-scented foliage, exceptionally long bloom time and violet flowers. Attracts butterflies.

AMSONIA

AMSONIA

Blue Star Flower (Amsonia hubrichtii)

Height 24"- 30"
Spread 12"- 28"
Part shade/Full sun

Deep blue blossoms great for the spring border. Slender dark green leaves turn bright yellow in the fall adding another season of interest.

ANEMONE

ANEMONE

Grape Leaf Anemone (Anemone tomentosa "Robustissima")

Height 24"- 36"
Spread 18"-14"
Part shade/Full sun

Most hardy and vigorous anemone, midsummer bloom. Forms attractive clumps with single pink flowers.

ARTEMESIA

ARTEMESIA

Oriental Limelight (Artemisia vulgaris 'Janlim' Oriental Limelight)

Height 24"-36"
Spread 18"-30"
Sun/Part sun

Finely-dissected variegated leaves are lemon yellow splashed with green. Leaves are aromatic when brushed. Needs well drained soils.Can be invasive.

ARTEMESIA

ARTEMESIA

Silver Brocade (Artemesia stelleriana Silver Brocade)

Height 6"-10"
Spread 18"-24"
Full sun

Gray silver leaves are finely cut on this compact mounding perennial. Thrives in full sun with well-drained soils.

ARTEMESIA

ARTEMESIA

Silver Mound (Artemesia schmidtiana 'Silver Mound)

Height 8"- 16"
Spread 8"- 16"
Part shade/full sun

A sensational low dome of lacy silver leaves throughout the Summer. An outstanding perennial for sunny borders or rock gardens. Drought tolerant.

ASTER

ASTER

Alma Potschke (Aster novae-angliae 'Alma Potschke')

Height 36"-48"
Spread 18"-14"
Full sun

Tall stems with neon rose-pink flowers, blooms late summer into early fall. Excellent cut flower that butterflies love.

ASTER

ASTER

Professor Kippenberg (Aster novae-angliae 'Prof. Anton Kippenberg')

Height 12"-15"
Spread 10"-12"
Full Sun

Lavender flowers from late summer into fall.

ASTER

ASTER

Woods Blue (Aster dumosus Wood Blue)

Height 12"-16
Spread 12"-16
Shade-Sun Full sun

Light blue flowers late summer into fall. Attractive rust resistant foliage with compact form.

ASTILBE

ASTILBE

Fanal (Astilbe X arendsii Fanal)

Height 18"- 24"
Spread 36"- 48"
Full shade/part shade

Deep red flower plumes cover the dark green leaves of this hardy perennial to "fire up" the spring garden.

ASTILBE

ASTILBE

Rhineland (Astilbe japonica Rhineland)

Height 18"-24"
Spread 12"-24"
Part shade/part sun

Beautiful spikes of carmine-pink flowers in June. Showy perennial for rich summer color in shady areas.

ASTILBE

ASTILBE

Sprite (Astilbe simpjlicifolia "Sprite")

Height 12"-18"
Spread 12"-18"
Part shade/part sun

Delicate pink arching flower plumes cover the dark lacy leaves of this small perennial in mid-summer. The 1994 Perennial Plant of the Year.

ASTILBE

ASTILBE

Visions (Astilbe chinensis "Visions")

Height 12"-14"
Spread 12"-14"
Part shade/part sun

Fluffy spikes of color during June and July. Elegant and lacy foliage. Excellent ground cover and works well in arrangements.

BABY'S BREATH

BABY'S BREATH

Brystol Fairy (Gypsophilia " Brystol Fairy")

Height 24"-36"
Spread 24"-36"
Full sun

Numerous long lasting double white flowers in summer. Cut back after flowering to promote rebloom. Likes to be left undisturbed after planting.

BACHELOR BUTTON (SEE CORNFLOWER)

BALLOON FLOWER

BALLOON FLOWER

Astra Blue (Platycodon "Astra Double Blue")

Height 8"-10"
Spread 10"-12"
Part shade/full sun

Wonderful new dwarf balloon flower with fully double periwinkle blue flowers. Colorful buds and thick petals result in long lasting blooms.

BAPTISIA (SEE FALSE INDIGO)

BARRONWORT

BARRONWORT

(Epimedium x rubrum)

Height 10"-12"
Spread 8"-12"
Full shade/part sun

Tolerates heavy shade and once established, will do well under trees. Dainty star-shaped red spring flowers with reddish-bronze spring foliage.

BASKET OF GOLD

BASKET OF GOLD

(Aurinia saxatilis)

Height 12"-18"
Spread 30"-48"
Full sun

Drought tolerant plant with yellow fragrant flowers. Spreading horizontal habit.

BEE BALM

BEE BALM

Jacob Cline (Monarda didyma 'Jacob Cline')

Height 25"-48"
Spread 24"-36"
Part shade/full sun

Very large bright red flowers that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Blooms from mid summer to fall. One of the most mildew resistant varieties.

BEE BALM

BEE BALM

Grand Parade (Monarda didyma 'Grand Parade')

Height 12"-16"
Spread 14"-18"
Part shade/full sun

Very compact and upright variety from Canada. blooms from mid to late summer. Attracts scores of butterflies and hummingbirds.

BEE BALM

BEE BALM

Grand Marshall (Monarda didyma 'Grand Marshall)

Height 12"-16"
Spread 12"-18"
Part shade/full sun

Forms perfect medium-sized clumps with bright fuchsia-purple flowers. Attractive dark green foliage exhibits very good mildew resistance. An introduction from Canada.

BEE BALM

BEE BALM

Petite Delight (Monarda didyma 'Petite Delight')

Height 12"-15"
Spread 18"-24"
Full sun

Fragrant leaves are used to make tea and potpourri mixtures. Attracts bees and hummingbirds.

BELLFLOWER

BELLFLOWER

Bernice (Campanula trachelium 'Bernice')

Height 24"-30"
Spread 10"-14"
Full sun

Sharply serrated bristly foliage, fully double deep lilac-blue flowers bloom mid to late summer on strong upright arching stems.

BELLFLOWER

BELLFLOWER

(Campanula x Birch Hybrid)

Height 4"-6"
Spread 18"- 20"
Full sun

Forms low mounds of crisp green foliage with a profusion of lavender-blue flowers late spring to early summer. Excellent for rock gardens.

BELLFLOWER

BELLFLOWER

Blue Clips (Campanula carpatica 'Blue Clips')

Height 6"-9"
Spread 10"-12"
Part shade/full sun

Sky blue bellflowers on a compact plant. Blooms from June to October and is excellent in a perennial bed.

BELLFLOWER

BELLFLOWER

White Clips (Campanula carpatica 'White Clips')

Height 6"-8"
Spread 10"-12"
Part shade/full sun

Compact plant with white flowers in summer. Light green leaves.

BERGENIA

BERGENIA

(Bergenia cordifolia)

Height 12"-14"
Spread 12"-18"
Part shade/full shade

Large glossy and leathery dark green leaves that are heart-shaped at the base. Large pink flowers in May. Used as a groundcover. Slow growing.

BLACK-EYE SUSAN

BLACK-EYE SUSAN

Goldsturm (Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm')

Height 24"-30"
Spread 12"-30"
Part shade/full sun

This compact perennial produces masses of yellow, daisy-like flowers throughout the summer. Birds love the seeds of this 1999 Perennial Plant of the year.

BLANKET FLOWER

BLANKET FLOWER

Amber Wheels (Gaillardia aristata 'Amber Wheels')

Height 30"-32"
Spread 24"-30"
Full sun

Large frilly golden yellow flowers with prominent bright red centers. The tips of the petals are fringed and forked for a unique look. Summer blooms.

BLANKET FLOWER

BLANKET FLOWER

Fanfare (Gaillardia x 'Fanfare')

Height 18"-24"
Spread 16"-24"
Full sun

Forms neat compact mounds. Trumpet-shaped scarlet petals flare open to reveal bright yellow. A prolific bloomer will flower from June through fall.

BLANKET FLOWER

BLANKET FLOWER

Dwarf Golden Goblin (Gaillardia X 'Dwarf Golden Goblin')

Height 30"-32"
Spread 24"-30"
Full sun

Low mounding grey-green foliage with masses of bright yellow daisy flowers. Blooms all summer. Attracts butterflies, deer resistant.

BLANKET FLOWER

BLANKET FLOWER

Oranges & Lemons (Gaillardia X 'Oranges & Lemons')

Height 12"-18"
Spread 16"-24"
Full sun

Tangerine to peachy-orange petals with golden tips surrounding a large golden cone. Flowers are very long lasting. Deer resistant.

BLEEDING HEART

BLEEDING HEART

(Dicentra spectabilis 'Alba')

Height 24"-30"
Spread 18"-24"
Part shade/full shade

Nodding white heart-shaped flowers that bloom in mid to late spring.

BLEEDING HEART

BLEEDING HEART

(Dicentra 'Luxuriant')

Height 12"-15"
Spread 18"-20"
Part shade/full sun

Deeply cut fern-like gray-green foliage. Pink blooms appear from mid-spring to mid-summer if spent flowers are removed.

BLEEDING HEART

BLEEDING HEART

Bachanal (Dicentra formosa 'Bachanal')

Height 12"-20"
Spread 18"-24"
Full shade/full sun

Blue-green fern-leaf foliage with dark red flowers. Best fern-leaf red variety. Reblooms periodically throughout summer. Drought tolerant.

BUGBANE

BUGBANE

Hillside Black Beauty (Cimicifuga ramosa 'Hillside Black Beauty')

Height 6'- 7'
Spread 24"-48"
Full shade/full sun

The darkest purple-black foliage to date. Foot long bottle brush flowers are white with a pale pink tinge blooming in late summer on tall stems.

BUGBANE

BUGBANE

White Pearl (Cimicifuga simplex ' White Pearl')

Height 36"-48"
Spread 24"-36"
Full shade/part sun

Green foliage more vigorous than the darker foliage varieties. Exceptionally long (up to 24") fragrant bottle brush-like flowers. Deer resistant.

BUGLEWEED

BUGLEWEED

(Ajuga reptans 'Catlin's Giant')

Height 3"-4"
Spread 24"-36"
Part shade/full shade

Glossy foliage with oval-shaped leaves in tight rosettes. Blue violet flowers in spring. Spreads by stolons making it a fast growing groundcover.

BUGLEWEED

BUGLEWEED

Black Scallop (Ajuga 'Black Scallop')

Height 4"-6"
Spread 12"-36"
Part shade/full sun

Very dark, purplish-black, glossy scalloped foliage with violet flowers. Spreads by runners.

BUGLEWEED

BUGLEWEED

Burgundy Glow (Ajuga ' Burgundy Glow')

Height 4"-6"
Spread 24"-30"
Part shade/full shade

Green, pink and cream-colored foliage with blue flowers. Tends to spread more slowly than other varieties.

BUTTERFLY WEED

BUTTERFLY WEED

(Asclepias tuberosa)

Height 18"-30"
Spread 12"-36"
Part shade/full sun

Vibrant orange flowers are a butterfly magnet. Prefers drier soils and is late to break dormancy in spring.

BUTTERFLY WEED

BUTTERFLY WEED

Cinderella (Asclepias incarnate 'Cinderella')

Height 36"-60"
Spread 24"-36"
Full sun

Grows best in moist soil but can also tolerate some drier locations, upright growth with long lasting flower clusters. Attracts butterflies.

BUTTERFLY WEED

BUTTERFLY WEED

Hello Yellow (Asclepias tuberosa 'Hello Yellow')

Height 18"-24"
Spread 12"-24"
Full sun

Bright yellow flowers, prefers drier and well drained soil. Attractive seed pods are used in floral arrangements. Attracts butterflies

CAMPANULA (SEE BELLFLOWER)

CANDYTUFT

CANDYTUFT

Purity (Iberis sempervirens 'Purity')

Height 6"-8"
Spread 18"-24"
Part shade/full sun

Compact spreading plant with narrow evergreen foliage. Long lasting clusters of large white flowers. Use as edging or in rock gardens.

CATMINT

CATMINT

Blue Wonder (Nepeta x faassenii 'Blue Wonder)

Height 12"-15"
Spread 12"-24"
Part shade/full sun

Very compact with grey-green foliage with 6" spikes of lavender-blue. Continuous bloomer from May through August.

CATMINT

CATMINT

Dawn to Dusk (Nepeta grandiflora 'Dawn to Dusk')

Height 24"-36"
Spread 12"-24"
Part shade/full sun

Pink summer and fall blooms with attractive and scented foliage. Continuous bloom from early summer to mid fall.

CATMINT

CATMINT

Walker's Low (Nepeta fassenii 'Walker's Low')

Height 18"-24"
Spread 18"-24"
Part shade/full sun

Compact plants with grey-green foliage. Unbelievable flower display with large lavender blue flowers all summer. 2007 Perennial Plant of the Year.

CIMICIFUGA (SEE BUGBANE)

CONEFLOWERS (SEE PURPLE CONE FLOWER)

CORAL BELLS

CORAL BELLS

Caramel (Heuchera x 'Caramel')

Height 8"-12"
Spread 8"-12"
Part shade/full sun

Glowing golden-orange leaves turning a bit more apricot with warmer weather. Foliage is pubescent giving plants a more frosted look.

CORAL BELLS

CORAL BELLS

(Heuchera sanguinea)

Height 12"-24"
Spread 12"-18"
Part shade/full sun

Crimson-red flowers crown the compact mound of bright green leaves in spring. A wonderful care-free perennial for the shade garden.

CORAL BELLS

CORAL BELLS

Crimson Curls (Heuchera x 'Crimson Curls')

Height 20"-24"
Spread 18"-24"
Part shade/full sun

Unbelievable ruffled and curly foliage forms nice compact mounds. Purple-green leaves combine with burgundy-red undersides producing a crimson color.

CORAL BELLS

CORAL BELLS

Lime Rickey (Heuchera x 'Lime Rickey')

Height 8"-10"
Spread 8"-10"
Part shade/full sun

Leaf color is a combination of lemon, lime and chartreuse. Pure white flowers on lime-colored stems. Good vigor and growth.

CORAL BELLS

CORAL BELLS

Palace Purple (Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple')

Height 8"-12"
Spread 8"-12"
Part shade/part sun

Large bronze-purple leaves hold their color through the summer and make an attractive 18 inch mound on this 1999 Perennial Plant of The Year.

CORAL BELLS

CORAL BELLS

Snow Angel (Heuchera sanguinea 'Snow Angel')

Height 8"-12"
Spread 8"-12"
Part shade/part sun

Long lived perennial with creamy-white and green mottled foliage which looks great as a backdrop to its pink blossoms.

CORAL BELLS

CORAL BELLS

Sparkling Burgundy (Heuchera x 'Sparkling Burgundy)

Height 10"-12"
Spread 10"-12"
Part shade/full sun

Another new color of bright burgundy to sparkle in your garden. New leaves continue to glow all spring and summer. Clean white flowers.

CORAL BELLS

CORAL BELLS

Stormy Seas (Heuchera 'Stormy Seas')

Height 8"-14"
Spread 18"-24"
Part shade/full sun

Maroon purple leaves aging to pewter-green with bright purple undersides. Cream-colored flowers appear on purple stems.

COREOPSIS

COREOPSIS

Cru00e8me Brulee (Coreopsis x'Cru00e8me Brulee)

Height 16"-20"
Spread 16"-20"
Part shade/full sun

A Moonbeam on steroids. More vigor with earlier and longer blooming, large 1.5" flowers. Blooms all summer. Tolerates a wide range of soils.

COREOPSIS

COREOPSIS

Early Sunrise (Coreopsis lanceolata 'Early Sunrise')

Height 12"-18"
Spread 12"-18"
Part shade/full sun

Double yellow flowers crown this compact perennial throughout the summer. An excellent cut flower plant. A 1989 All American Award winner.

COREOPSIS

COREOPSIS

Moonbeam (Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam')

Height 18"-24"
Spread 18"-24"
Part shade/ full sun

Creamy yellow flowers all summer, especially if spent flowers are trimmed off. One of the best everblooming perennials for the garden.

COREOPSIS

COREOPSIS

Rising Sun (Coreopsis grandiflora 'Rising Sun')

Height 24"-30"
Spread 12"-24"
Full sun

Forms large clumps and very early to bloom. Super 2" golden-yellow double flowers have bold mahogany-red centers and unusual fringed petals.

COREOPSIS

COREOPSIS

Zagreb (Coreopis verticillata 'Zagreb')

Height 8"-12"
Spread 8"-12"
Part shade/full sun

Bright yellow daisy-like flowers blanket the dark green leaves all summer long on this compact perennial. Excellent for borders or naturalizing.

COLUMBINE

COLUMBINE

Dragonfly Mix (Aquilegia 'Dragonfly Mix')

Height 12"-18"
Spread 12"-18"
Part shade/full sun

Dragonfly Mix is known for its wide range of colors, from roses, blues, yellows to whites, and pinks and reds.

CORNFLOWER

CORNFLOWER

Rosea (Centaurea dealbata 'Rosea')

Height 30"-36"
Spread 18"-24"
Full sun

Summer blooming pink flowers, very suitable for cut flowers.

CORNFLOWER

CORNFLOWER

(Centaurea montana)

Height 18"-24"
Spread 18"-24"
Full sun

Cobalt-blue frilly flowers that bloom from late spring to early summer.

CRANESBILL (SEE GERANIUM)

CUSHION SPURGE

CUSHION SPURGE

(Euphorbia polychrome)

Height 12"-18"
Spread 18"-20"
Part shade/full sun

Attractive mounds of light green foliage and bright chartreuse-yellow bracts in spring, foliage turns red in fall. Deer and drought resistant.

DAYLILY

DAYLILY

Joan Senior (Hemerocallis x 'Joan Senior')

Height 12"-18"
Spread 24"-48"
Part shade/full sun

Large 6" creamy white fragrant ruffled flowers. Extended bloom, proven performer.

DAYLILY

DAYLILY

Little Grapette (Hemerocallis x Little Grapette')

Height 12"-14"
Spread 12"-14"
Full sun

Tough adaptable plant for cut flowers and attracting butterflies.

DAYLILY

DAYLILY

Moonlit Masquerade (Hemerocallis x 'Moonlit Masquerade')

Height 18"-26"
Spread 18"-36"
Part Shade/full sun

Large 5.5" creamy-white flowers with a dark purple eye and picotee edge.

DAYLILY

DAYLILY

Pardon Me (Hemerocallis x Pardon Me)

Height 12"-18"
Spread 24"-48"
Part shade/full sun

The flowers of 'Pardon Me' are fragrant and suitable for cut flowers. Tolerant of a wide range of soils.

DAYLILY

DAYLILY

Ruffled Apricot (Hemerocallis x 'Ruffled Apricot')

Height 24"-36"
Spread 24"-36"
Part shade/full sun

Heavily textured, golden apricot flowers bloom in mid-summer. Great for attracting butterflies and cut flowers. Works best in mass plantings.

DAYLILY

DAYLILY

Stella d' Oro (Hemerocallis x Stella d' Oro')

Height 16"-20"
Spread 16"-20"
Part shade/full sun
The most popular daylily due to its compact size and the reblooming golden yellow flowers. Great for borders and mass plantings

DELPHINIUM

DELPHINIUM

Butterfly Blue (Delphinium grandiflorum 'Butterfly Blue')

Height 8"-10"
Spread 15"-18"
Full sun

Gentian-blue trumpet-shaped flowers that are in bloom from early to mid summer. Great as a border plant or cut flower.

DELPHINIUM

DELPHINIUM

Magic Fountains (Delphinium elatum 'Magic Fountains')

Height 24"-48"
Spread 24"-30"
Part shade/full sun

Regular fertilizing will promote good blooms. May require staking to keep blooms upright.

DELPHINIUM

DELPHINIUM

Summer Morning (Delphinium grandiflorum 'Summer Morning')

Height 10"-12"
Spread 6"-12"
Part shade/full sun

New pink flowering form on compact mounding plants, more heat tolerant. Plants bloom early summer. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies.

DIANTHUS

DIANTHUS

Firewitch (Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Firewitch')

Height 4"-6"
Spread 18"-24"
Full sun

Masses of bright magenta blooms contrast beautifully with silvery-blue foliage. Excellent for in front of the border or as an edging. 2006 Perennial Plant of the Year.

DIANTHUS

DIANTHUS

First Love (Dianthus chinensis 'First Love')

Height 6"-12"
Spread 6"-12"
Part shade/full sun

Fragrant, showy flowers changing from pure white to deep rose. Long blooming, and suitable for cut flowers.

DIANTHUS

DIANTHUS

Tiny Rubies (Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Tiny Rubies')

Height 4"-12"
Spread 18"-24"
Full Sun

Fragrant, double dark pink flowers in late spring, shimmer like tiny rubies above the silvery-green dense leaves of this low-growing perennial.

DIANTHUS

DIANTHUS

Zing Rose (Dianthus gratianoplitanus 'Zing Rose')

Height 9"-12"
Spread 9"-12"
Part shade/full sun

Rose-red flowers in early spring rise up from the shimmering green leaves of the groundcover perennial. Excellent for massing and in rock gardens.

EVENING PRIMROSE (SEE MISSOURI EVENING PRIMROSE)

FALSE INDIGO

FALSE INDIGO

(Baptisia alba macrophylla)

Height 24"-36"
Spread 24"-36"
Part shade/full sun

Very showy flower that are held well above the foliage.

FALSE INDIGO

FALSE INDIGO

(Baptisia australis)

Height 36"-48"
Spread 36"-48"
Part shade/full sun

Blooms in spring with lupine-like blooms that produce attractive seed pods. Tolerates drought or poor soils.

FALSE SUNFLOWER

FALSE SUNFLOWER

Loraine Sunshine (Heliopsis x 'Loraine Sunshine')

Height 24"-30"
Spread 24"-36"
Full sun

Spectacular highly variegated plant with silver-white leaves and dark green veins. Large golden-yellow daisy-like flowers bloom mid-summer to frost.

FALSE SUNFLOWER

FALSE SUNFLOWER

Summer Sun (Heliopsis helianthoides 'Summer Sun')

Height 24"-36"
Spread 24"-36"
Part shade/full sun

A drought tolerant plant with showy flowers suitable for cutting or dried.

FALSE SUNFLOWER

FALSE SUNFLOWER

Venus (Heliopsis helianthoides 'Venus')

Height 24"-36"
Spread 24"-36"
Full Sun

Tall erect growth with strong stems. Has large 4"-5" golden yellow flowers.

FERN

FERN

Christmas Fern (Polystichum acrostichoides)

Height 18"-24"
Spread 18"-24"
Full shade/part shade
Easy to grow, medium sized ferns.

FERN

FERN

Cinnamon Fern (Osmunda cinnamomea)

Height 24"-36"
Spread 24"-36"
Full shade/part shade

Showy, spore-bearing, stiff fertile fronds appear in early spring and turn quickly bright cinnamon brown.

FERN

FERN

Lady Fern (Athyrium filix-femina)

Height 24"-36"
Spread 12"-24"
Full shade/part shade

Light green, fine textured, good for background foliage. Easy to grow.

FERN

FERN

Japanese Painted Fern (Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum')

Height 18"-24"
Spread 18"-24"
Full shade/part shade

A striking addition to the shade garden because of its burgundy stems and leaves tinged with blue and silver. A very cold hardy fern.

FERN

FERN

Interrupted Fern (Osmunda claytoniana)

Height 24"-36"
Spread 24"-36"
Full shade/part shade

Similar to Cinnamon Fern but with broader fronds. if given constant moisture in well drained soils, can reach 4 feet.

FERN

FERN

Maidenhair Fern (Adiantum pedatum)

Height 12"-24"
Spread 12"-18"
Full shade/part shade

Finely texture, somewhat frilly fronds with curved stalks. Wiry stems are reddish-brown to black.

FERN

FERN

Ostrich Fern (Matteuccia struthiopteris)

Height 28"-36"
Spread 36"-60"
Full shade/part shade

One of the largest and most popular ferns with fronds that are shaped like ostrich plumes. Give them plenty of space to grow as they are rapid spreaders.

BLUE FLAX

BLUE FLAX

Nanum Sapphire (Linum perene 'Nanum Sapphire')

Height 8"-10"
Spread 10"-24"
Part shade/full sun

A compact 10" plant with brilliant sapphire blue flowers. Drought tolerant. Plant in partial shade for longer bloom.

FOXGLOVE

FOXGLOVE

(Digitalis purpurea)

Height 24"-60"
Spread 12"-15"
Part shade/ full sun

Pink, purple or white flowers in spring and summer.

GAYFEATHER

GAYFEATHER

Kobold (Liatris spicata 'Kobold')

Height 18"-36"
Spread 12"-18"
Full sun

More compact, shorter spikes of mauve-purple flowers, blooming early summer.

GAYFEATHER

GAYFEATHER

Floristan White (Liatris spicata 'Floristan White')

Height 30"-36"
Spread 12"-18"
Full sun

Tall narrow spikes of white flowers, blooms mid-summer. Long bloom period, heat and drought tolerant.

GERANIUM

GERANIUM

(Geranium x magnificum)

Height 16"-18"
Spread 16"-18"
Full sun

Upright erect stems with deeply divided leaves. Foliage turns a brilliant red in fall. Violet-blueflowers are sterile resulting in continuous bloom.

GERANIUM

GERANIUM

(Geranium sanguineum)

Height 8"-15"
Spread 15"-24"
Full sun

Profuse rose-cerise flowers bloom in late spring on mounds of fine-textured green leaves. Great for edging, in front of borders, and naturalizing.

GERANIUM

GERANIUM

Album (Geranium sanguineum 'Alba')

Height 10"-12"
Spread 12"-24"
Part shade/full sun

Low mounding type with pure white flowers. Plants are heat tolerant and very free flowering, blooming from June to August. Red fall color.

GERANIUM

GERANIUM

Johnson's Blue (Geranium 'Johnson's Blue')

Height 16"-18"
Spread 18"-24"
Full sun

Excellent hybrid with vivid blue, long lasting cup-shaped flowers beginning in early summer Full sun and well-drained soil.

GERANIUM

GERANIUM

Adele (Geranium x 'Katherine Adele')

Height 12"-16"
Spread 18"-24"
Full sun

Deeply-lobed green leaves are heavily marked with maroon-burgundy markings. Flowers appear in spring and occasionally throughout the summer.

GERANIUM

GERANIUM

Orion (Geranium x Orion)

Height 16"-18"
Spread 16"-18"
Full sun

Large 1" blue flowers with attractive violet veins. Very long flowering with good rebloom in fall.

GERANIUM

GERANIUM

Rozanne (Geranium x 'Rozanne')

Height 16"-18"
Spread 16"-18"
Full sun

2008 Plant of the Year. Continuous summer bloom with huge 2.5" saucer-shaped violet-blue flowers with white center. Continuous summer blooms.

GERANIUM

GERANIUM

Splish Splash (Geranium pretense 'Splish Splash')

Height 18"-24"
Spread 18"-24"
Full sun

Forms a large mound of thick upright stems with large leaves. Unique bi-color flowers with white petals streaked and blotched violet-blue.

GERANIUM

GERANIUM

Tiny Monster (Geranium x 'Tiny Monster')

Height 16"-18"
Spread 16"-18"
Full sun

Vigorous and fast growing producing mounds of finely-cut green foliage. Small purple-pink flowersbloom continuously. Excellent ground cover.

HENS AND CHICKS

HENS AND CHICKS

(Sempervivum)

Height 2"-4"
Spread 4"-12"
Full sun

Thick fleshy rosette plants great for rock gardens, or wall crevices. Plants prefer poor, rocky or gravelly soil.

HIBISCUS

HIBISCUS

Crown Jewels (Hibiscus x 'Crown Jewels')

Height 24"-30"
Spread 18"-24"
Part shade/full sun

Plants are compact with attractive deep purple maple-cut leaves. Huge 8"-10" creamy white flowers with red centers.

HIBISCUS

HIBISCUS

Fantasia (Hisbiscus X 'Fantasia')

Height 30"-36"
Spread 24"-30"
Part shade/full sun

Compact plant with round form. 3-lobed maple shaped green leaves. Prolific bloomer with 8"-9" lavender flowers.

HOLLYHOCK

HOLLYHOCK

(Alcea rosea)

Height 6"-10"
Spread 24"-36"
Part shade/full sun

Fast upright growth habit with showy flowers.

HOSTA

HOSTA

Albomarginata (Hosta undulata 'Albomarginata')

Height 18"-20"
Spread 32"-36"
Part shade/full sun

Mounded plant with deep green leaves and white margins. Lavender bloom in August.

HOSTA

HOSTA

Aureomarginata (Hosta fortunei 'Aureomarginata')

Height 12"-18"
Spread 18"-24"
Part shade/full sun

Heavily veined large heart-shaped leaves. with olive green centers and thin golden yellow margins.

HOSTA

HOSTA

Blue Angel (Hosta x 'Blue Angel')

Height 30"-36"
Spread 36"-48"
Full Shade/part sun

Large, round and very puckered cup-shaped Deep blue leaves, pest resistant and very and Very floriferous with white flowers.

HOSTA

HOSTA

Blue Cadet (Hosta x tokudama 'Blue Cadet')

Height 12"-15"
Spread 12"-18"
Full Shade/part sun

Thick, heavy-textured wavy blue leaves. Makes a great edging plant because of its compact size.

HOSTA

HOSTA

Christmas Tree (Hosta x 'Christmas Tree')

Height 18"-20"
Spread 24"-36"
Full Shade/part sun

Medium-large, heart-shaped and slightly puckered Deep green leaves with narrow white edges. Leafy Flower stems create a Christmas Tree effect.

HOSTA

HOSTA

Dream Queen (Hosta x 'Dream Queen')

Height 15"-18"
Spread 18"-24"
Full Shade/part sun

Puckered heart-shaped leaves have wide blue green margins and creamy yellow centers. Fast grower with sun tolerance.

HOSTA

HOSTA

Fire & Ice (Hosta fortunei 'Fire & Ice')

Height 18"-20"
Spread 24"-30"
Full Shade/part sun

Medium-large heart shaped white leaves with dark green edge. Reverse of Patriot Hosta. Lavender flowers.

HOSTA

HOSTA

Francee (Hosta x 'Francee')

Height 18"-20"
Spread 36"-48"
Full Shade/part sun

Heart-shaped, slightly cupped olive-green leaves with white margins. Performs well in any condition, sun or shade.

HOSTA

HOSTA

Frances Williams (Hosta sieboldiana 'Frances Williams')

Height 18"-24"
Spread 36"-48"
Part shade/part sun

Large bluish-green leaves with a pucker-type texture with golden-yellow edges. Rarely needs to be divided.

HOSTA

HOSTA

Hadspen Blue (Hosta X 'Hadspen Blue')

Height 12"-14"
Spread 15"-18"
Full shade/part sun

Thick heavy textured powdery blue leaves. Lavender flowers bloom above the heart- shaped leaves in mid-summer.

HOSTA

HOSTA

June (Hosta tardiana 'June')

Height 12"-15"
Spread 12"-20"
Full shade/part sun

Small medium, spear-shaped leaves with irregular blue-green edges. Chartreuse centers fading to white. Tolerates sun. 2001 Hosta of The Year.

HOSTA

HOSTA

Minuteman (Hosta fortunei 'Minuteman')

Height 20"-22"
Spread 22"-30"
Full shade/part sun

Medium sized cupped-shaped leaves with dark green centers and creamy white edges. Partial sun tolerance and pale lavender flowers.

HOSTA

HOSTA

Night Before Christmas (Hosta x 'Night Before Christmas')

Height 24"-26"
Spread 24"-36"
Full shade/part sun

Large, pointed dark green leaves with narrow white centers, slightly wavy with heavy substance. More upright growth, pale lavender flowers.

HOSTA

HOSTA

Patriot (Hosta fortunei 'Patriot')

Height 18"-24"
Spread 24"-30"
Full shade/part sun

Tolerant of a wide range of soil conditions. Very showy. A sport of 'Francee' hosta.

HOSTA

HOSTA

Royal Standard (Hosta X plantaginea 'Royal Standard')

Height 18"-24"
Spread 24"-38"
Part shade/full sun

Large, white fragrant flowers in profusion top this vigorous sun tolerant hosta with green leaves.

HOSTA

HOSTA

Sagae (Hosta x 'Sagae')

Height 24"-30"
Spread 30"-70"
Full shade/part sun

Large upright growth habit, heart-shaped frosty-green leaves with narrow creamy-yellow margins. Good slug resistance. 2000 Hosta of the Year.

HOSTA

HOSTA

So Sweet (Hosta x 'So Sweet')

Height 14"-16"
Spread 16"-28"
Full shade/part sun

Glossy green leaves with wide white margins. Large very fragrant white flowers. Incredible growth rate.

HOSTA

HOSTA

Sum and Substance (Hosta x 'Sum and Substance')

Height 30"-36"
Spread 48"-60"
Full shade/part sun

A large specimen plant with extremely large yellow to chartreuse leaves. Give this plant plenty of room to grow and good morning light to keep the color bright. 2004 Hosta of the Year.

IRIS (Bearded Iris)

IRIS (Bearded Iris)

Breakers (Iris germanica 'Breakers')

Height: 24"-36"
Spread: 18"-24"
Part shade/full sun

Medium blue with billowing ruffles, prolific Bloomer with 8-10 buds per stem.

IRIS (Siberian Iris)

IRIS (Siberian Iris)

Caesar's Brother (Iris sibirica - 'Caesar's Brother')

Height: 18"-48"
Spread: 18"-24"
Part shade/full sun

Multi-color flowers crown the narrow green leaves of this hardy perennial in mid-to late spring. Outstanding for mass plantings and naturalizing.

IRIS (Bearded Iris)

IRIS (Bearded Iris)

Champagne Elegance (Iris germanica 'Champagne Elegance')

Height: 30"-24"
Spread: 18"-24"
Part shade/full sun

Exquisite near white standards and peachy apricot falls, prolific bloomer with 8-10 flowers per stem.

IRIS (Bearded Iris)

IRIS (Bearded Iris)

Immortality (Iris germanica 'Immortality')

Height: 24"-30"
Spread: 18"-24"
Part shade/full sun

Pure white, nicely ruffled flowers in mid spring. One of the best rebloomers.

IRIS (Bearded Iris)

IRIS (Bearded Iris)

Mother Earth (Iris germanica 'Mother Earth')

Height: 24"-30"
Spread: 18"-24"
Part shade/full sun

Creamy oyster standards with a lavender blush and lavender falls, very ruffled.

JACOB'S LADDER

JACOB'S LADDER

Heavenly Habit (Polemonium 'Heavenly Habit')

Height: 8"-12"
Spread: 8"-12"
Part shade/full sun

Attractive fern-like foliage and upright flower spikes.

JOE PYE WEED

JOE PYE WEED

Chocolate (Eupatorium rugosum 'Chocolate')

Height: 36"-48"
Spread: 24"-36"
Part shade/full sun

Forms dense clumps of gorgeous chocolateto deep purple-tinged leaves with dark purple stems, complimented by starry-white flowers.

JOE PYE WEED

JOE PYE WEED

Phantom (Eupatorium dubium 'Phantom')

Height: 26"-30"
Spread: 24"-30"
Part shade/full sun

Large clusters of bright fuchsia flowers, sturdy upright growth habit with purple stems, extremely long bloom time with fragrant flowers.

LADY'S MANTLE

LADY'S MANTLE

(Alchemilla mollis)

Height: 12"-14"
Spread: 14"-18"
Full shade/full sun

Tolerates drought and will grow in moist soil.

LAMB'S EAR

LAMB'S EAR

(Stachys byzantina)

Height: 8"-10"
Spread: 12"-36"
Part shade/full sun

Velvety foliage noted for its silvery color. Drought tolerant and deer resistant.

LAMB'S EAR

LAMB'S EAR

Hummelo (Stachys monnieri 'Hummelo')

Height: 10"-20"
Spread: 12"-36"
Part shade/full sun

Wonderful low growing foliage plant for dry sunny locations. Attractive glossy green puckered foliage with sturdy spikes of rosy-lavender flowers.

LAMIUM

LAMIUM

White Nancy (Lamium maculatum 'White Nancy')

Height: 6"-8"
Spread: 18"-36"
Part shade/full sun

Silvery foliage and white blossoms. Spreads well making a thick ground cover.

LAVENDER

LAVENDER

Cynthia Johnson (Lavandula augustifolia)

Height: 18"-24"
Spread: 18"-24"
Full sun

Forms tight clusters of dark blue-purple flowers on slightly taller stems with fragrant gray-green foliage. Excellent for fresh cut or dried flowers.

LEOPARDSBANE

LEOPARDSBANE

(Doronicum orientale)

Height: 18"-24"
Spread: 12"-18"
Part shade/full sun

Bright yellow daisy-like blossoms.

LIATRIS (See Gayfeather)

LILY-OF-THE-VALLEY

LILY-OF-THE-VALLEY

(Convallaria majalis)

Height: 6"-8"
Spread: Fast spreader
Full shade/part sun

A low maintenance ground cover with good drought resistance. Fragrant flowers.

LILY - PIXIE

LILY - PIXIE

Crimson Pixie (Lillium asiaticum 'Crimson Pixie')

Height: 12"-16"
Spread: 16"-20"
Part shade/full sun

A short and compact lily making it ideal for container planting or as a cut flower.

LILY - PIXIE

LILY - PIXIE

Pink Pixie (Lillium asiaticum 'Pink Pixie')

Height: 12"-16"
Spread: 16"-20"
Part shade/full sun

The pixie series lilies are perfect for planters or as a bedding plant. Long summer bloom.

LILY - PIXIE

LILY - PIXIE

Orange Pixie (Lillium asiaticum 'Orange Pixie')

Height: 12"-16"
Spread: 16"-20"
Full sun/part sun

Bright orange blossoms that are very lightly spotted. Resembles the orange Tiger Lily flower.

LILY

LILY

Mona Lisa (Lilium 'Mona Lisa')

Height: 20"-22"
Spread: 12"-16"
Part shade/full sun

Ideal for summer bouquets because of its heavenly fragrance. A member of the oriental family, blooming July-August.

LILY

LILY

Stargazer (Lilium 'Stargazer')

Height: 30"-36"
Spread: 12"-16"
Full sun/part sun

Sweetly fragrant blooms with up to 4-5 blooms per stem on this oriental lily variety. Blooms in July and August.

LILY

LILY

Orange Tiger (Lilium lancifolium)

Height: 36"-48"
Spread: 36"-48"
Full sun

Large salmon-orange blooms with black dots. Excellent garden plant and a very popular lily. Blooms in July through September.

LILY

LILY

Red Tiger (Lilium lancifolium)

Height: 36"-48"
Spread: 36"-48"
Full sun

Fiery red blooms with black dots. Super easy to grow and very hardy. Long summer bloom.

LIGULARIA (See Ragwort)

LUNGWORT

LUNGWORT

Silverado (Pulmonaria 'Silverado')

Height: 10"-12"
Spread: 10"-12"
Full shade/part sun

Large wide leaves that are almost all silver, edged and spotted dark green. Very disease resistant with blue and pink flowers in the spring.

LUNGWORT

LUNGWORT

Sissinghurst White (Pulmonaria x 'Sissinghurst White')

Height: 10"-12"
Spread: 10"-12"
Full shade/part sun

Attractive foliage with silvery-white spots with white flowers that typically age to pink. Spreads very slowly, but is not invasive.

LUNGWORT

LUNGWORT

Majeste (Pulmonaria 'Majeste')

Height: 6"-10"
Spread: 8"-10"
Full shade/part sun

Stunning recent introduction with solid gray leaves edged with a fine dark green line. Extremely heat tolerant with blue flowers.

LYSIMACHIA

LYSIMACHIA

Golden Alexander (Lysimachia punctata 'Golden Alexander')

Height: 30"-36"
Spread: 18"-24"
Part shade/full sun

Clump forming plant with rounded foliage and brilliant green and gold variegation. Whorls of golden yellow star-shaped flowers.

MALTESE CROSS

MALTESE CROSS

(Lynchnis chalcedonica)

Height: 24"-48"
Spread: 18"-24"
Full sun

This plant produces flat heads of bright red, cross-shaped flowers. Can be used in bog gardens or the border of ponds.

MEADOW SWEET

MEADOW SWEET

(Filipendula vulgaris)

Height: 30"-60"
Spread: 36"-48"
Part shade/full sun

Woodland type plants that prefer semi-shade and moist soils. Produce long-lasting "cotton like" plumes mid summer.

MILKWEED (See Butterfly Weed)

MISSOURI  EVENING PRIMROSE

MISSOURI EVENING PRIMROSE

(Oenothera marcrocarpa)

Height: 8"-10"
Spread: 12"-16"
Part shade/full sun

Tolerates hot, dry conditions with large deep yellow flowers and glossy dark green foliage.

MISSOURI  EVENING PRIMROSE

MISSOURI EVENING PRIMROSE

(Oenothera missourensis)

Height: 8"-10"
Spread: 12"-16"
Part shade/full sun

Blooms from late spring to early fall. Drought tolerant and grows in rocky or sandy soil. Has a tendency to spread in moist, fertile soils.

MISSOURI  EVENING PRIMROSE

MISSOURI EVENING PRIMROSE

Rosea (Oenothera berlandieri 'Siskiyou')

Height: 8"-10"
Spread: 12"-16"
Part shade/full sun

A heat loving plant that thrives in sunny dry areas. Unlike other primroses, does not spread. Makes a good ground cover for dry slopes.

OBEDIENT PLANT

OBEDIENT PLANT

Miss Manners (Physotegia Virginia 'Miss Manners')

Height: 15"-18"
Spread: 12"-18"
Part shade/full sun

Compact spreading clumps for the sunny garden. attractive dark green foliage with spires of pure white flowers.

OBEDIENT PLANT

OBEDIENT PLANT

Variegata (Physostegia Virginia 'Variegata')

Height: 24"-36"
Spread: 24"-36"
Part shade/full sun

Rapidly spreading clumps, green leaves with bright white margins and rosy-pink flowers.

OBEDIENT PLANT

OBEDIENT PLANT

Vivid (Physostegia 'Vivid')

Height: 22"-24"
Spread: 18"-24"
Part shade/full sun

Rapidly spreading clumps with deep pink flowers on tall stems.

ORIENTAL POPPY

ORIENTAL POPPY

Fringed Feathers (Papaver oreintale 'Fancy Feathers')

Height: 24"-30"
Spread: 24"-30"
Part shade/full sun

Very showy semi-double flamingo- pink flowers with fringed edges. Requires well drained soil.

PAINTED DAISY

PAINTED DAISY

(Tanacetum coccineium)

Height: 18"-36"
Spread: 18"-24"
Full sun

Attractive, fragrant foliage. Will grow in dry to moist soils.

PASQUE FLOWER

PASQUE FLOWER

(Pulsatilla vulgaris)

Height: 6"-10"
Spread: 6"-10"
Part shade/full sun

April blooms give way to feathery seed heads that are quite showy.

PASQUE FLOWER

PASQUE FLOWER

Rubra (Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Rubra')

Height: 8"-10"
Spread: 8"-10"
Part shade/full sun

Very early spring bloom with large bell-shaped deep wine-red flowers and fine cut lacy foliage. Excellent rock garden plant for borders.

PENSTEMON

PENSTEMON

Husker Red (Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red')

Height: 30"-36"
Spread: 24"-30"
Full sun

Spikes of white bell-shaped flowers bloom in summer above the deep bronze-purple leaves. The 1996 Perennial Plant of the Year.

PENSTEMON

PENSTEMON

Pinacolada Dark Horse (Penstemon barbatus 'Pinacolada Dark Rose')

Height: 15"-18"
Spread: 12"-18"
Part shade/full sun

Long-blooming tubular flowers, bright rose-pink. forms attractive compact mounds with well branching stems.

PENSTEMON

PENSTEMON

Prairie Dusk (Penstemon barbatus 'Prairie Dusk')

Height: 18"-20"
Spread: 12"-18"
Part shade/full sun

Strong upright spikes of rose-purple flowers, very hardy and free-flowering. Drought tolerant.

PEONY

PEONY

Felix Crouse (Paeonia 'Felix Crousse')

Height: 24"-36"
Spread: 24"-36"
Part shade/full sun

Plum heavily petaled blooms in late May to early June. Fragrant

PEONY

PEONY

(Paeonia 'Kansas')

Height: 24"-36"
Spread: 24"-36"
Part shade/full sun

Fully double fragrant flowers held on strong stems with dark green leaves and stems. Peonies can live for 50 years or more

PEONY

PEONY

Karl Rosenfeld (Paeonia 'Karl Rosenfeld')

Height: 24"-36"
Spread: 24"-36"
Part shade/full sun

Noted for its bloom size and intensity of color. Fragrant deep crimson blooms appear in May and June

PEONY

PEONY

Sarah Bernhardt (Paeonia 'Sarah Bernhardt')

Height: 24"-36"
Spread: 24"-36"
Part shade/full sun

Rose-pink fragrant blooms with occasional carmine flecks. Blooms late May to early June.

PEONY - Fearn Leaf

PEONY - Fearn Leaf

Fern Leaf Peony (Paeonia tenuifolia "Rubra Flora Plena')

Height: 18"-24"
Spread: 18"-24"
Part shade/full sun

Double red flowers with fern-like, finely dissected foliage. Blooms several weeks earlier than other spring blooming peonies.

PERIWINKLE (See Vinca)

PHLOX   (Tall Garden Phlox)

PHLOX (Tall Garden Phlox)

Junior Dance (Phlox paniculata 'Junior Dance')

Height: 18"-24"
Spread: 12"-18"
Part shade/full sun

Wonderful hot coral-pink flowers will continue to bloom from lateral branches all summer. Medium height with bright green mildew resistant foliage.

PHLOX

PHLOX

David (Phlox paniculata 'David')

Height: 24"-36"
Spread: 36"-48"
Part shade/full sun

Bright white, fragrant flower clusters bloom in summer on this upright perennial. Works well in the back of the summer sun garden.

PHLOX

PHLOX

Junior Dream (Phlox paniculata 'Junior Dream')

Height: 18"-22"
Spread: 12"-18"
Full shade/full sun

Medium height with bright green mildew resistant Foliage, bright purple flowers with fragrance.

PHLOX

PHLOX

Laura (Phlox paniculata 'Laura')

Height: 24"-30"
Spread: 18"-24"
Part shade/full sun

A top performer with masses of blossoms throughout summer. Blooms have starry-white centers and dark centers. Attracts butterflies.

PHLOX

PHLOX

Pixie Miracle Grace (Phlox paniculata 'Pixie Miracle Grace')

Height: 14"-16"
Spread: 12"-14"
Part shade/full sun

A top performer with masses of blossoms throughout summer. Blooms have starry-white centers and dark centers. Attracts butterflies.

PHLOX

PHLOX

Pixie Twinkle (Phlox paniculata 'Pixie Twinkle')

Height: 14"-16"
Spread: 12"-14"
Part shade/full sun

Very short and compact with mildew resistance, long bloom, fragrant light pink flowers with a dark eye on dark stems.

PHLOX   (Creeping Phlox)

PHLOX (Creeping Phlox)

Sherwood Purple (Phlox stolonifera 'Sherwood Purple')

Height: 6"-12"
Spread: 12"-18"
Part shade/full sun

Plants form low-growing mats of evergreen foliage. Showy purple flower clusters bloom on sturdy upright stems. Tolerates heavy shade.

PHLOX

PHLOX

Emerald Blue (Phox subulata 'Emerald Blue')

Height: 4"-6"
Spread: 36"-48"
Part shade/full sun

Very showy flowers and will tolerate some drought.

PINCUSHION FLOWER

PINCUSHION FLOWER

Pink Mist (Scabiosa caucasica 'Pink Mist')

Height: 8"-10"
Spread: 12"-24"
Full sun

Pink Mist is a prolific and extremely long blooming plant and has excellent vase life as a cut flower.

PURPLE CONE FLOWER

PURPLE CONE FLOWER

Double Decker (Echinacea purpurea 'Double Decker')

Height: 36"-40"
Spread: 24"-30"
Full sun

Very showy flowers. Plant will grow in dry and moist soils.

PURPLE CONE FLOWER

PURPLE CONE FLOWER

Kim's Knee High (Echinacea purpurea 'Kim's Knee High')

Height: 12"-15"
Spread: 12"-24"
Full sun

More compact Coneflower, flowers have clear pink drooping petals and bright coppery-brown cones, plants bloom early summer and often rebloom in fall.

PURPLE CONE FLOWER

PURPLE CONE FLOWER

Magnus (Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus')

Height: 24"-48"
Spread: 12"-18"
Full sun

The flowers on this compact perennial are rose pink petals surrounding the maroon cone. 1998 Perennial Plant of the Year.

PURPLE CONE FLOWER

PURPLE CONE FLOWER

Ruby Star (Echinacea purpurea 'Rubinstern' (Ruby Star)

Height: 36"-48"
Spread: 12"-24"
Part shade/full sun

Showy flowers suitable for cut flowers. Tolerates drought but will also grown in moist soils.

PURPLE CONE FLOWER

PURPLE CONE FLOWER

Vintage Wine (Echinacea purpurea 'Vintage Wine')

Height: 24"-28"
Spread: 18"-24"
Full sun

Selected for its dark raspberry-red flowers very strong stems and dark green foliage. Good cut flower and deer resistant.

PURPLE CONE FLOWER

PURPLE CONE FLOWER

White Swan (Echinacea purpurea 'White Swan')

Height: 24"-36"
Spread: 12"-36"
Full sun

This coneflower has bountiful pure white flowers that begin in mid-summer and continue into fall. An excellent perennial for cut flowers.

RAGWORT

RAGWORT

Desdemona (Ligularia dental 'Desdemona')

Height: 36"-48"
Spread: 24"-30"
Part shade/full sun

Prefers cool moist areas. Large purplish leaves with golden yellow flowers.

PURPLE ROCK CRESS

PURPLE ROCK CRESS

Whitewell Gem (Aubretia deltoidea 'Whitewell Gem')

Height: 6"-12"
Spread: 12"-24"
Part shade/full sun

Silver-green pubescent foliage is carpeted with ¾" velvety purple in spring. Ideal near front of border or in rock gardens.

VARIEGATED ROCK CRESS

VARIEGATED ROCK CRESS

Variegata (Arabis caucasica 'Variegata')

Height: 8"-12"
Spread: 8"-12"
Part shade/full sun

Highly variegated foliage of olive-green leaves with irregular creamy-white edges with abundant fragrant white flowers. Drought tolerant.

RUSSIAN SAGE

RUSSIAN SAGE

(Perovskia atriplicifolia)

Height: 36"-48"
Spread: 36"-48"
Full sun

Shrub-type perennial with erect woody stems and rather informal growth habit with lavender blue flowers.

RUSSIAN SAGE

RUSSIAN SAGE

Little Spire (Perovska atriplicifolia 'Little Spire')

Height: 24"-30"
Spread: 20"-24"
Full sun

Shorter and more compact variety of Russian Sage with lavender-blue flowers. Attractive whitish stems with aromatic silver-green foliage.

SALVIA

SALVIA

Blue Hill (Salvia nemorosa 'Blue Hill')

Height: 18"-24"
Spread: 12"-36"
Part Shade/full sun

This plant not only attracts butterflies, but is extremely reliable and seldom eaten by deer.Very hardy.

SALVIA

SALVIA

May Night (Salvia nemerosa 'May Night')

Height: 16"-18"
Spread: 12"-36"
Full sun

Indigo-blue flower spikes bloom in late spring to summer above the ruffled dark green leaves of this perennial. The 1997 Perennial Plant of the Year.

SALVIA

SALVIA

Snow Hill (Salvia nemerosa 'Snow Hill')

Height: 12"-18"
Spread: 12"-36"
Full sun

This is a neat and compact plant that will retain its shape if the spent blooms are cut back.

SEA THRIFT

SEA THRIFT

Sea Thrift (Armeria maritima 'Sea Thrift')

Height: 4"-8"
Spread: 8"-10"
Full sun

Pink flowers in spring and summer, suitable for cut flowers.

SEDUM

SEDUM

Angelina (Sedum respestre 'Angelina')

Height: 3"-5"
Spread: 12"-18"
Full sun

Low growing groundcover sedum with bright golden-yellow needle-like leaves. Cool fall weather begins to turn the tips of the leaves reddish-orange.

SEDUM

SEDUM

Autumn Joy (Sedum 'Autumn Joy')

Height: 18"-30"
Spread: 18"-30"
Part shade/full sun

Rose-pink flowers turn a deep red and then to bronze as the plant ages. One of the most hardy perennials and will bloom until frost.

SEDUM

SEDUM

Dragon's Blood(Sedum spurium 'Dragons's Blood')

Height: 4"-8"
Spread: 12"-24"
Full sun

Blood red flowers bloom in mid-summer above the bronze-red leaves of this low-growing groundcover. Looks great in rock gardens.

SEDUM

SEDUM

Frosty Morn (Sedum 'Frosty Morn')

Height: 18"-30"
Spread: 18"-30"
Part shade/full sun

Pink and white summer blooms into fall. Variegated foliage. Good drought tolerance.

SEDUM

SEDUM

Lidakense (Sedum 'Lidakense')

Height: 4"-6"
Spread: 18"-24"
Full sun

Compact low mounds of tightly grouped blue-gray foliage, rounded fleshy leaves with tinged purple along the edges. Starry-pink flowers change to carmine-red as they mature.

SEDUM

SEDUM

Purple Emperor (Sedum 'Purple Emperor')

Height: 18"-24"
Spread: 18"-24"
Part shade/full sun

Excellent foliage where a purple contrast is desired. Good drought tolerance. Fall blooms.

SEDUM

SEDUM

(Sedum kamtschaticum 'Variegatum')

Height: 6"-8"
Spread: 10"-15"
Part shade/full sun

Low spreading with orange-yellow flowers in early summer followed by russet-orange seed capsules.

SHASTA DAISY

SHASTA DAISY

Becky (Leucanthemum x 'Becky')

Height: 30"-36"
Spread: 12"-24"
Part shade/full sun

2003 Perennial Plant of the Year chosen for its bright white flowers. Long bloom period.

SHASTA

SHASTA

Snowcap (Leucanthemum superbum 'Snowcap')

Height: 10"-12"
Spread: 12"-24"
Part shade/full sun

Compact plants with large 3"-4" daisy flowers very floriferous with long lasting blooms.

SNEEZEWEED

SNEEZEWEED

Wyndley (Helenium autumnale 'Wyndley')

Height: 24"-30"
Spread: 24"-30"
Full sun

Large 2"-3" yellow orange flowers with copper highlights. Plants bloom all summer.

SNOW ON THE MOUNTAIN

SNOW ON THE MOUNTAIN

Aegopodium podagraria 'Variegatum')

Height: 8"-12"
Spread: 12"-48"
Full shade/full sun

Can be grown in full shade to full sun. A vigorous groundcover with attractive foliage.

SOLIDAGO

SOLIDAGO

(Solidago cutleri 'Goldrush')

Height: 6"-12"
Spread: 12"-36"
Full sun

Masses of yellow cluster blooms appear in August and September. Great as a rock garden plant or border edge.

SOLOMON'S SEAL

SOLOMON'S SEAL

(Polygonatum odoratum 'Variegatum')

Height: 18"-24"
Spread: 18"-24"
Full shade/part shade

Slow clumping woodland plant with arching stems. Pendulous white flowers dangle under the leaves.

SPEEDWELL

SPEEDWELL

Icicle (Veronica spicata 'Icicle')

Height: 12"-18"
Spread: 12"-18"
Part shade/full sun

These are terrific summer plants as the flowers are long-blooming and arranged on long erect spikes.

SPEEDWELL

SPEEDWELL

Red Fox (Veronica spicata 'Red Fox')

Height: 12"-15"
Spread: 18"-24"
Part shade/full sun

Will tolerate drought. Flowers are suitable for dried flowers.

SPEEDWELL

SPEEDWELL

Royal Candles (Veronica 'Royal Candles')

Height: 12"-15"
Spread: 18"-24"
Part shade/full sun

SPIDERWORT

SPIDERWORT

Sweet Kate (Tradescatia andersoniana 'Sweet Kate')

Height: 12"-15"
Spread: 12"-15"
Part shade/full sun

Wonderful combination of chartreuse foliage and blue flowers, remaining attractive all summer. Tolerates moist soil.

SPIDERWORT

SPIDERWORT

Snowcap (Tradescantia andersoniana 'Snowcap')

Height: 18"-24"
Spread: 18"-24"
Part shade/full sun

Narrow blue-green grass-like foliage with terminal large pure white flower clusters on tall stems. Tolerates moist soil.

SPIDERWORT

SPIDERWORT

Zwanenburg Blue (Tradescantia andersoniana 'Zwanenber Blue')

Height: 18"-24"
Spread: 18"-24"
Part shade/full sun

Narrow grass-like foliage with tall terminal cluster of violet-purple flowers. Tolerates moist soil.

TANSY

TANSY

(Tanacetum vulgare)

Height: 36"-48"
Spread: 36"-6'
Partial shade/full sun

Roundish flat-topped buttonlike yellow flower heads produced in clusters from mid to late summer. Spreads by creeping rhizomes.

TIARELLA

TIARELLA

Candy Striper (Tiarella 'Candy Striper')

Height: 8"-10"
Spread: 8"-10"
Full shade/part sun

Colorful, low maintenance plant for the shady border, mounding habit with huge leaves. Pink buds with white flowers bloom heavily in spring.

YARROW

YARROW

Summer Pastels (Achillea millefolium 'Summer Pastels')

Height: 18"-30"
Spread: 12"-6'
Part shade/full sun

A blend of subtle pastel-colored flower clusters that bloom all summer. A 1990 All American Selection Winner.

YARROW

YARROW

Paprika (Achillea millefolium 'Paprika')

Height: 18"-30"
Spread: 18"-24"
Part shade/full sun

Very finely cut dissected foliage and bright ruby red flowers with red centers.

VINCA

VINCA

(Vinca minor)

Height: 4"-6"
Spread: 12"-16"
Part shade/full sun

A ground cover that spreads by the rooting of each node that touches the surface. Blooms from mid to late spring.