Stock Number: 70798
Our lovely native "Allegheny Spurge" forms low mats of short stems thickly cloaked with slightly toothed thick evergreen leaves emerging in the spring (along with spikes of small blossoms) but developing beautiful winter designs as cool fall weather arrives. Needs a shady location.
Stock Number: 70317
"Silver-edged Spurge" Ground cover Boxwood cousin very slowly and deliberately forming mats of short stems with leathery toothed leaves bordered white Small white flowered Japanese evergreen. Much slower to increase than the solid green cultivars. Genus means "Thick/fat Man" in reference to width of stamen.
Stock Number: 81152
"Hardy Passion Flower" Native with yellow edible fruit following the astoundingly beautiful pale lavender flowers with elaborately fringed pink-purple coronas. Please remember that this emerges from the ground very late in the spring unless situated in a warm courtyard: the local name of "Maypop" accurately refers to i...
Stock Number: 40734
Hybrid of P. incarnata x P. cincinnata. Many large deep rich purple flowers some 6" across with considerable fragrance; with purple stripes on the corona filliments. The green fruit is deemed edible. We have never noted any winter growth; vigorous grower with a good reputation for outdoor hardiness even up into norther...
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Stock Number: 81534
Attractive dramatically toothed foliage over which arise displays of fls w/ flourescent yellow cymes persisting for months. Barry Yinger found this in the Japanese cut flower trade.
Stock Number: 81172
Wide deeply arching blades form a highly decorative specimen from which emerge "Jet Black Foxtails" (purple mahogany seed plumes creating constant show on into the first frosts)--still the most popular grass at the nursery as it achieves its most splendid show during that late late summer period when so many other gard...
Stock Number: 80842
Dramatic evergreen wine-purple foliage beautifully sets off the foot tall inflorescence of ivory flowers produced over several months. Possibly more accurate as P. digitata 'Husker Red.'
Stock Number: 80584
Tiny tidy clumps of attractive slim foliage are topped with short upright stems of abundant ruby toned tubular flowers beloved by humming birds. Perfect for a rockery, yet a good container performer.
Stock Number: 89207
"Golden Afghan Firetail" Clumping moisture loving perennial with golden lime lance leaves clapsing elegant 18" to 22" stems tipped with short stalked spines (cattails) of cardinal red flowers fading to rose, sometimes still blooming at frost.
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Stock Number: 88772
Beyond marvelous rockery or container perennial: two foot stems emerge from a woody crown displaying saber shaped leaves of rich burgundy, chevroned a vibrant pewter fading to deep emerald edges; fleecy blossoms demurely appear late summer. [Polygonum sphaerostachyum]
Stock Number: 88986
The "Monster Butter-burr"-- with truly giant rounded leaves reaching impressive dimensions; showy white inflorescence very early spring emerging from the February (sometimes frozen) ground like science fiction artichokes. If it gets too vigorous, remember that the Japanese use the petioles in stir fry. Prefers cool tem...
Stock Number: 88800
Odd "Purple Bog Daisy" with new foliage a weird purple maturing into giant lilac tinged leaves. Needs bog to romp in. Difficult to ship once in leaf; so later orders will be sent with current foliage removed.
Stock Number: 10960
Rosette of knife-shaped fronds. Can often be grown outside in a milder clime than ours. This is the famous "Hart's Tongue" fern. Needs cool temps during the winter.
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Stock Number: 81204
"Golden leaved Pokeberry" A selection with yellow foliage - dramatic backdrop for the arched late summer berries.
Stock Number: 71034
This remarkable selection of the conical "Dward Alberta Spruce" sends a frist flush of soft green foliage in the spring, followed by a second midsummer flush of creamy yellow new growth - a dramatic contrast with the older dark green foliage.
Stock Number: 31717
Vigorously clumping species with green spathes striped purple. The fingered foliage is divided into how many lobes? Check the name--but do not be surprised if a mature bulb eventually ignores this--we have found that very very few plants have developed reading skills to the point of adequately understanding the names a...
Stock Number: 70765
"Golden Eastern White Pine" Soft green in summer; very bright yellow gold during winter. Outstanding cultivar: certainly lights up our winter garden here in Ohio, especially stunning when planted in front of dark Hemlocks or dusky deep green spruces. As with all "White Pines" avoid planting in a constantly wet or boggy...
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Stock Number: 81131
Wide small paddle shaped leaves liberally striped and blotched with bright ivory white. Supposedly the petioles juice sooths bee stings. True from seed, this small non-invasive Eruasian can form a richly variegated mat in time; also a favorite for tiny containers--but its variegation is so showy it would probably turn ...
Stock Number: 88897
Absolutely charming "Parsley Leaved Plantain" forming tight rosettes of elaborately frilled and cripsed leaves--small enough for a large trough; excellent between garden walk pavers. Very cute; very amusing; very over the top. And if a few too many volunteers come up? Just gently remind the seedlings that their seeds a...
Stock Number: 81989
The flower spikes become leave nosegays in this rare victorian favorite, known as the " Tussie Mussie" RARE
Stock Number: 80849
A very thick textured rich blue "Balloon flower" blossom in upfacing clusters over a compact much branched cultifar with deep green foliage. One of the most reliable long-lived garden perennials.
Stock Number: 80001
Correct as Pleioblastus auricoma now--but popular long enough in horticulture to have garnered at least three genus names in the basic plant books. Nearly waist-high arched stem present wide downy blades (much larger blades than its kin offered below) suffused with yellow stripes. Easy "Gold Striped Bamboo" perfectly h...
Stock Number: 80075
"Fanleaf Bamboo" Glorious waist high,tightly spaced shoots of rich green tipped with a terminal congested tufted fan of spear leaves always creating a very ornate focus in the garden--especially as these decorative tips turn bright straw colored in winter. A good pot subject also, often pictured growing in a Cymbidium ...
Stock Number: 70897
Slowly slowly expanding vigorous dwarf with slim bundled rayed petite leaf blades, boldly variegated, on short very erect stems; bands of white multiple pinstripes give feathery striped effect--often the new foliage appears to be completely white as it emerges. Very popular with our customers for cool greenhouse bonsai...
Stock Number: 70898
Slim extremely erect short thickets of erect purplish culms punctuated with quite distinctive clumping node growths of thin bronzy leaves with slim white stripes. Unique habit among the hardy Bamboo we have trialed as more and more striped foliage emerges from the same tuft each year. Very successful in containers (but...
Stock Number: 65679
Native from Europe to Siberia, this "Solomon's Seal" is smaller statured than P. odoratum cultivars--slow to establish; best in high shade.
Stock Number: 81005
Curious sophisticatedcultivar of "Japanese Knotweed" or "False Bamboo" producing wide brilliant cream marbled and strikingly frosted leaves. Brookside Gardens released this to us originally as Polygonum 'Variegate.' This Reynoutria species produces showy panicles of greenish-white flowers in late summer--but we have ne...
Stock Number: 81868
Yinger introduced this to our gardens (and we will never be able to forget): a quite remarkable clumping (sometimes wandering) member of the Buckwheats with new growth emerging coral in the spring to reach a five foot stature with leaves boldly splashed white, brilliant pink, bronze-green and emerald much valued for Ik...
Stock Number: 41770
Swooping, looping branchlets of this contorted sport of "Trifoliate Orange" make this a conversation container subject--looking like a potted living barbed wire coil (barbs included); now also used as a dwarfing understock for citrus. Also, this is called "Chinese Bitter Orange." This "Karatachi" is hardy outdoors in o...
Stock Number: 71269
Spring leaves emerge a brilliant yellow gradually fading to a summer green; hybrid of deltoides x nigra resulting in a female form of "Ontario Popular." Seldom variegates in heat of the South; indeed, can fail to variegate even this far north in Ohio if the initial springtime temperatures are too high--especially is ni...
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