Stock Number: 10242
Long-lived Asian "Holly Fern" with dark leathery fronds with pinnae strongly fringed and toothed. Very reliable container subject as long as kept evenly moist. Not reliably winter hardy here if weather is severe for an extended period, yet considered and declared to be zone 6 hardy in many reference books. Our clone ha...
Stock Number: 83113
While often a star in the hobby greenhouse in late fall, it is also very hardy in our climate. Excellently densely foliaged "Sheffield Mum" with beguiling single soft pink single flowers during late fall--and thus often grown in the hobby greenhouse in northern climes. Very winter hardy and pest free in our climate.
Stock Number: 11568
"Many-fingered Male Fern" Elongated pinnae with wild tip crests; heavily textured vase shaped plant evergreen in mild winters. We are offering this with a discount for the spring/summer period. We have nice plants at this time. It is sometimes listed as "Dryopteris filix-mas cristata King Fern" and "Dryopteris affinis ...
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Stock Number: 89220
Rich basal foliage topped with many "Condflowers" of deep purple, magenta, orange and eggshell white. Unusually vigorous.
Stock Number: 82015
Mounds of slim dark green leaves are topped with many pert bright pink blossoms, each with a contrasting cark cone center, uaually with visiting butterflies. This 'Dwarf Coneflower" was introduced by the Chicago Botanic Garden.
Stock Number: 71521
Slim woody branched "Variegated Fiveleaf Aralia" with white splashed foliage and modest umbels of white flowers. Formerly offered as an Acanthopanax. This shrub adds a tropical tone to the garden.
Stock Number: 73831
"Vining Ephedra." Small plant up to 10 cm tall, with woody stem; branchlets striate, smooth slender. Male strobili 2-3 whorled ;flowers 4-8; bracts orbicular, connate; staminate column exserted; anthers 5-8; female strobili solitary; flowers 1-2 ; tubillus 1.5 mm long, straight. Berry globose, red.
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Stock Number: 83145
Emerging evergreen foliage is bronzy; pale yellow flowers held well above the foliage. 'Sulphureum' has somewhat doubled yellow "Barberry like" downturned blossoms.
Stock Number: 41589
"Skirted Horsetail" Clumps of foot tall hollow stems with each joint sprouting a whorl of elegant weeping stemlets; deciduous herb hardy in Z6 outside, spreading in sandy sun drenched locations. After a marvelous spring display, starts to disappear in the summer heat, often dormant/deciduous during all of late summer. ...
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Stock Number: 40246
"Tropical Horsetail" Soft gray green central stems form a tiny bamboo-like thicket: each central stem, with delicately nodding tip, is ringed with skirts of lateral stemlets to create intricate patterns; marvelous pot plant. Will survive some winters in our zone if the ground barely freezes, but best grown as a cool gr...
Stock Number: 41590
A natural hybrid of E. hyemale with E. Laevigalum collected in Story Country, Iowa. This "Scouring Rush" forms thick clumps with stalks tending to bend in random directions.
Stock Number: 40247
"Horsetail" Clumps of grooved green reed-like maroon-ringed stems bear conelike sporing structures at tips; high silica content makes them "Scouring Rushes" for pots. Their extreme vertical aspect makes them a decorative must for shallow pool/bog designs; while their primitive aspect makes them a favorite in very conte...
Stock Number: 40248
"Dwarf Scouring Rush" Tangled low mat of very dwarf twisted bright green wiry stalks; needs semi-aquatic conditions. Odd form small enough for terrariums; darling in troughs.
Stock Number: 40249
Low growing colonies of bright green erect 2" to 4" wiry wands; this is similar to E. variegatum, but the finer, less rigid stems which form lovely interlaced mats are a far brighter green fall color than E. variegatum. Lovely in pots or borders; a true visual gem (with ease of culture--full light and moist feet) for t...
Stock Number: 80476
"Variegated Wallflower" Short stems completely covered with arched fountain of narrow evergreen leaves margined in bright white; Spanish species with violet mauve flowers fading to soft old rose, then amber. Perfect for rockery or border--but not reliably hardy in winters beyond our Zone 6b; nonetheless an even more de...
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Stock Number: 70629
Very striking cultivar released by Brookside Gardens as #1453 with a clambering or prostrate habit; often white-striped stems are lined with narrow leathery scalloped leaves speckled bright creamy white. Yinger's name for this remarkably variegated Suzuki Nursery plant.
Stock Number: 70176
Spreading mat of small prostrate stems lined with leathery oval leaves seldom longer than a half inch. Very attractive as evergreen groundcover or bonsai base; effective in moss topiary as well. We will need lead time to finish this if you order in quite large numbers.
Stock Number: 70178
"Golden Euonymus" Clambering shrub with brilliantly golden edged spring foliage fading to yellow-ochre.
Stock Number: 72759
Outreaching rose blushed stems rigidly studded with pairs of slim deep green leathery leaves with bright white veins creating a visual mosaic. Slow to establish introduction from Dan Hinkley who found it at the Wolong Nautre Preserve in 1996.
Stock Number: 81827
New "Smaller White Snakeroot" selection of John Jocius with leaves brilliantly frosted creamy white, a perfect combination with the flat-topped clusters (like "Boneset") of fuzzy white Ageratum-like blossoms; neither aromatic nor toxic; customers have claimed to observe over six species of butterflies visiting this at ...
Stock Number: 71731
Strong stems over two feet tall form bushy mounds of blackish green leaves, each margined bright white, fading to antique gold. Very winter hardy species with lovely clusters of rich pink fall blossoms good as cut flowers. Prefers a moist location.
Stock Number: 67780
The pale green plumy needle-leaved species is commonly found invading sunny herb gardens with rocky soil; this cultivar emerges with very bright purple red foliage, fading to dusky coppery green; tipped with clusters of ochre flowers fading to orange oatmeal tones. Lends a soft violet hued feathery effect to a too sunn...
Stock Number: 80163
The visually arresting "Myrtle Spurge" forms a center (non-creeping) from which emerge thick stems bending under their wrapped spirals of rigid bluish leaves and ending with clusters of ocher flower heads. This "Donkey tail Spurge" must have an exposed perfectly drained site with poor gravelish soil to be reliabl...
Stock Number: 88357
The reliable ' Golden Spurge' forms a tidy foot tll hemisphere of glaucous green foliage topped with open clusters of lime yellow flowers in late spring. It thrives in a dry bright spot where other perennials fail.
Stock Number: 81795
A cold tolerant selection of the common "Edible Fig" shrubs. Attractively lobed foliage on strong woody stems. This will produce fruit in our zone 6 if in a protected site. Shipping sizes for this are larger than our typical size.
Stock Number: 40272
"Edible Fig" This does not maintain good variegation on the leaves. The first three pictures are of this plant. This selection is the traditional famous Japanese clone with striped stems on new growth and initially mottled leaves soon fading to green. Used in Asia as a laxative and as a wart remover; a traditional frui...
Stock Number: 81124
"Golden Meadowsweet" Golden yellow divided foliage. Foliage stays gold in full sun if the roots are ALWAYS WET; if they dry out all foliage becomes marked brown; so best to plant in high shade.
Stock Number: 80172
Variegated cultivar of "Queen-of-the-Meadow" Clumps of serrate, jagged leaves with gold flames; plumes of white flowers. Although tolerating even full sun if given adequate moisture, this royalty achieves its best form in high shade with your Hostas.
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Stock Number: 71233
Each thick leaf flaunts a rich golden flame-patterned center so that the heavily foliaged arching stems appear to be in bloom all summer, long after the early major show of thickly clustered acid yellow blossoms. Maintaining a rounded compact outline, this excellent shrub is lacking the open, somewhat irregular outline...
Stock Number: 70889
Emerging acid lime-colored leaves turn a bright gold as they harden; best summer color in partial shade. Distributed by Arnold Arboretum.
The summer foliage seems brighter than the late winter golden blooms.