Stock Number: 89007
Celebrated at the Queen's Golden Jubilee in 2002, this new form emerges with crowns of crinkled purpled leaves transforming into richly aromatic rosettes of golden yellow foliage; fluffy lavender flower spikes. Needs perfect drainage.
Stock Number: 41485
Striking spineless fast growing herbaceous shrublet from South Africa which flourishes in an exposed, even dry, setting where it will produce Acanthus type blossoms ranging from blue through mauve to pink. A new candidate for summer urns, windowboxes, and mixed containers as well as a good performer in the winter green...
Stock Number: 49461
Out arching slim stems cascade under the weight of the soft petite leaves; terminal clusters of lovely violet blossoms fading to old rose magenta. This South African reaches a peak of bloom in late fall; the habit is far more lateral than most of the Barlerias we offer.
Stock Number: 71017
Stunning "Cotton Butterfly Bush" from the estate of the Earl of Stair with marvelous silvery gray felted foliage which perfectly foils the many fragrant panicles of lilac blossoms faintly toned carmine; great used in summer container groups. Certainly the most vigorous and showy form in Z6 gardens aflutter with butterf...
Stock Number: 99455
A selection from hardies like Foeniculum, Caryopteris, Physotegia, Veronica, Oenothera, Liatrus, Echinacea, Monarda, Lobelia, Origanum, Amsonia, Buddleia, Coreopsis, and so forth; or you might suggest a more immediate "this season" garden with tropicals like Passiflora, Dichorisandra, Asclepias Curcuma, Barleria, Plumb...
Stock Number: 70501
"Japanese Beautyberry" Small shrub with oval leaves; pale pink flowers (beloved by butterflies) followed by striking blue-violet berry-like drupes in clusters. Certainly one of the most charming shrubs for the garden, often treated as a perennial and cut to the ground each winter so that the new arching stems will form...
Stock Number: 71261
"Golden Leaved Blue Spiraea" From England comes this golden lime (fading to ocher in fall) foliaged shrub with late blue flowers tinged lilac.
Stock Number: 71727
Elegant stems cloaked with very bright white edged leaves - remarkably scorch proof in full sun - and lined with clusters of "Blue Mist" flowers starting in August. Our last winters have been severe, yet this beautiful clone has re-emerged vigorously each spring.
Stock Number: 81082
Cushions of deep green deeply cut rubbery foliage on very short stems eventually producing showy pearl pink daisy like blossoms with cheerful yellow centers. Even without the flowers, this petite charmer's think saw toothed leaves, closely clustered, make an attractive companion to any planting or container. ...
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 ...
Stock Number: 80761
The "Everblooming Pink" tagline indicates its considerable success as a winter greenhouse performer (and now it is also newly discovered by designers of patio container combinations) as this fastigate cultivar does not languish in summer heat like many of its carnation cousins; nonetheless, when tried in outdoor beds, ...
Stock Number: 50014
Cupped oval gray leaves, richly velvety haired surfaces giving a silvery tone, on low arching stems; showy brick-red two lipped rust orange designed blossoms in "King's Crown" heads appear during winter. From Uruguay (and thus tolerant of considerable chill), where this is known as the "Hummingbird Plant," this undeman...
Stock Number: 89220
Rich basal foliage topped with many "Condflowers" of deep purple, magenta, orange and eggshell white. Unusually vigorous.
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: 53023
"Butterfly Ginger" Fragrant white flowers top very tall stalks. The heavily perfumed ivory petals are used in Hawaiian leis, hence, also known as the "Garland Flower." Evergreen species easy to grow with good light.
Stock Number: 80304
"Gooseneck Loosestrife" Soft leaves cloak erect stems topped with curving racemes of small white flowers giving this a marvelously antique quality.
Invasive in wet conditions.
Stock Number: 55538
"Variegated Tobacco" from Lance Reiners: ochre & cream splashes on the soft foliage; bunches of bright snot green flowers with dark majenta blue eyes (anthers) and weird blue colored pollen; needs full sun to flourish. Only available early summer.
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Stock Number: 89198
Remarkably beautiful chains of pendant bracts nodding at the tips of arched stems emerging from a woody rootstock, perfect with the glaucous foliage. A hybrid of O. scabrum crossed with rotundifolium found at Washfield Nursery in Kent.
Stock Number: 40824
"Cape Leadwort" Woody meandering vine with marvelous phlox-like heads of sky-blue flowers. Classified as a shrub, yet will meander on up a trellis. This is a dark-toned cultivar (very likely this is "Imperial Blue") noted for its long blooming cycle.
Stock Number: 42271
"Peruvian Silver Sage" Silvery gray stems studded with pairs of tidy silver-pelted leaves--giving a hoary-edged effect to the sage green lf tops; very dark violent purple-maroon hooded blossoms with a faint currant fragrance appear late winter. Excellent performer in the sunny cool hobby greenhouse.
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Stock Number: 42234
A collection by Dufresne with felted deltoid-shaped leaves in pert pairs on slim woody angular stems and nearly everblooming shell pink flowers with wide flared lower lip of salmon-coral. "Hidalgo Little-leaf Sage"
Stock Number: 80412
Brilliant deep purple-lilac "Live Forevers" starflowers in rounded heads (like Sedum 'Brilliant' parent) top 15" stems; fleshy glaucous green foliage. A selection by Richard Davis & Meriwether Payne of The Ivy Farm.
Stock Number: 54528
Collected from the hillside of Roberto Burle Marx's nursery, the woody "Rio Pincess Tree" produces pairs of large dramatic deeply veined furred leaves & terminal clusters of rich purple blossoms with white centers fading to rose. Demands plenty of space, bright light, and air movement--but can survive more neglect ...
Stock Number: 49449
Small statured "Alstonville Varegate" produces terminal irridescent lavender blossons over the silvery margined foliage. Best as a greenhouse subject and not a houseplant.
Stock Number: 88722
Beautiful "Golden Veronica" forms prostrate mats of bright lime yellow foliage topped by tiny blue spikes in the spring. Must have good light and NEVER ever dry out. Will not compete well with more vigorous neighbors.