Stock Number: 81578
Erect spear leaves perfectly foil the arched stems lined with bright red flowers--still the most reliable for a major eruption of scarlet in your garden beds; this is not a subtle addition to your display beds. Totally winter hardy for us.
Stock Number: 88929
Dark tall pleated foliage topped with strong wands lined with terra-cotta buds opening into large starshaped wide brilliant tangerine orange flowers with deep cream eyes; by far the most dramatic and largest we grow; this 1912 George Davidson hybrid more properly is x crosmiiflora! Slow to offset, so always in limited ...
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Stock Number: 70147
Thick bowed dark needles on spreading, nodding branches on broad irregular shrub. May be same as 'Enko-sugi' as develops the same type of whipcord limbs which, in our type climate, always turn a decided tannish brown during the winter months to the possible dismay of those on winter tours of your garden.
Stock Number: 70721
This bright dwarf Japanese cedar forms a very dense ball of intrical branchlets cloaked with overlapping incurved leatherly needle leaves. An upright evergreen conifer. Newly popular in hardy Fairy Gardens.
Stock Number: 70952
Vigorous dense-crowned tree with mast-like trunks; variety name describes branches' easy rooting ability when they touch the ground. (This is in no way a laterally oriented cultivar.) Important in Japanese timber industry. Tolerates considerable exposure in midwestern winters, unlike most cultivars, although developing...
Stock Number: 88829
Very handsome "trendy" perennial especially helpful by lending a dusky rich purple foliage foil to a gold & white Hosta planting. "Purple Japanese Celery" is also successful as a bog plant, the rather oddly formed buff pink blushed white flower sprays (nearly umbels) appear late summer--every butterfly in your gard...
Stock Number: 10240
"Clean Holly Fern." Sharply outlined holly shaped pinnae are closely layered on the short curved fronds' distinctive verdant green dull sheen also distinguishes this beautiful species native from Sri Lanka to Japan. Good container plant. Certainly a subtropical garden worthy fern in the South as will tolerate considera...
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: 61701
Shamelessly dramatic "Cascade Mum" for brilliant late Fall displays with much terminal branching to present the cluster of scarlet red flowers, each with a showy bronzy yellow center. Very vigorous--loved by topiary and bonsai fanciers. While winter hardy outdoors here, the very late blooming date deems this a potplant...
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Stock Number: 80504
"Red Maiden Pinks" Reddish, dark mat of evergreen foliage is graced in early summer with glowing crimson flowers. Hardy in Zones 3-9. Newly reintroduced in 2012. Great garden specimen.
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.
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...
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 ...
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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.