| 1 G | 357 Avail. | $8.40
Purple Coneflower is a coarse, hairy native perennial with an upright clumping habit with strong stems that do not need staking. The dark green foliage is broadly lance-shaped. Purple Coneflower has showy daisy-like purple coneflowers with downward arching petals with an orange center cone that blooms throughout summer. The long lasting flowers are a nectar favorite and attract several butterflies and bees, while spent stems will stay erect and attract birds. Although it blooms in summer, echinacea is a great ally during cold and flu season. The fresh root is indicated for virus and infection, internally and topically.* The flowers are also edible...
| 1 G | 1488 Avail. | $9.45
Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata) is an upright native perennial often found in swamps, rivers, and wet meadows with green lance-like leaves. Tight clusters of small, fragrant flowers come in shades of pink and mauve and bloom in late spring to summer. Performs best in full sun and moist to wet soils, but can tolerate average soils. The milky sap released from damaged stems is toxic if ingested. Asclepias are the sole host plants for the Monarch Butterfly, and also hosts the Queen Butterfly and various moth larva. The nectar provides for various pollinators and attracts hummingbirds. Type: Perennial Height: 2’ - 4’ Spread: 2’ - 3’ Spacing: 3’ USDA...
HOLLOW STEM JOE PYE WEED
| 1 G | 392 Avail. | $9.45
Hollow Stem Joe Pye weed is a tall woody perennial with whorls of coarse dark leaves on its purple stems. The large flowerhead on top opens to hundreds of tiny sweetly fragrant lavender-pink flowers in summer, attracting bees and butterflies. Best bloom in full sun and moist, well-drained soils. Drought tolerant once established. Type: Perennial Height: 5' - 7' Spread: 1.5' - 2’ Spacing: 2’ USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8 Culture: Full Sun, Part Sun Bloom Color: Pink Season of Interest: Summer MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance. Will become leggy and require staking if grown in deep shade. Leaves in full sun during the dry...
Yucca filamentosa 'Color Guard'
COLOR GUARD ADAM'S NEEDLE, YUCCA
| 1 G | 19 Avail. | $11.81
Color Guard Adam’s Needle is a nearly stemless evergreen shrub with large, slightly arching, sword-like foliage that has creamy-gold centers and dark green margins. Long curly white strings can be found at the leaf margins. A central stalk rises in summer bearing long panicles of fragrant creamy-white flowers. Best color with full sun and well-drained soils. Surprisingly tolerate of partial shade. Heat and drought tolerant. Yucca filamentosa is a southwest native that hosts the Yucca Giant-Skipper and the Cofaqui Giant Skipper butterflies. The nectar provides for hummingbirds and other moths and butterflies, while the berries are eaten by small mammals. Type: Shrub Height: 3' - 6' Spread: ...
| 1 G | 6 Avail. | $11.50
| 18-CT FLAT | 2 Avail. | $117.00
Butterfly Weed is a tough, long-season clumping native perennial with long narrow leaves. Its abundant clusters of bright orange or yellow-orange flowers atop of its long hairy stems bloom from late spring well into summer. The flowers give way to prominent seed pods which are valued in dried flower arrangements. Unlike other milkweed varieties, the Butterfly Weed does not have milky sap in its stem. Drought and deer Resistant. Asclepias tuberosa is a host plant for the Monark, Gray Hairstreak, Queen, Soldier butterfly, and Milkweed Tussock moth. Type: Perennial Height: 1' - 2.5' Spread: 1' - 1.5' Spacing: 1.5' USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9 Culture: ...
Hibiscus moscheutos ssp. palustris
| 1 G | 1246 Avail. | $9.45
Swamp Rosemallow is a vertical perennial with hardy stems and large lance-like foliage with hairy undersides. The huge, soft white or pink flowers with red eyes bloom on the upper leaf axils in summer attracting butterflies. Best bloom in full sun and moist well-drained soils. Type: Perennial Height: 4'-7' Spread: 3'-4’ Spacing: 3’ USDA Hardiness Zone: 5-9 Culture: Full Sun, Part Sun Bloom Color: White/Pink Season of Interest: Summer MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low maintenance. Few problems if watered regularly and deeply with plenty of air circulation. Potential issues include canker, rust, leaf spot, and occasional insects. Japanese beetles can cause severe leaf damage if left unchecked. Leaf...
| 1G | 485 Avail. | $7.88
Orange Coneflower is a native herbaceous perennial with an upright clumping habit and medium green narrow foliage. The daisy-like yellow flowers have a purple-brow center disk and bloom from mid-summer until frost. Flowers best in full sun and consistent moisture. Deadheading prolongs the blooming season. Drought tolerant once established. Type: Perennial Height: 2'-3' Spread: 2’-2.5' Spacing: 2' USDA Hardiness Zone: 3-9 Culture: Full Sun, Part Sun Bloom Color: Yellow Season of Interest: Summer, Fall MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance. Water regularly. Good air circulation will avoid most diseases and pest issues.LANDSCAPE USES: Accents or Group Plantings, Borders, Naturalized Areas, Wildlife Garden, Native Gardens, Rock Gardens, and Containers. COMPANION PLANTS: Russian Sage, Hibiscus, Daylily Image: Christian Fischer, RudbeckiaFulgida,...
BLUE FALSE INDIGO
| 1 G / 1 | 36 Avail. | $14.18
Blue False Indigo is an upright perennial native with small blue-purple flowers that cover the foot-long raceme that extends above the mound of clover-like blue-green foliage in spring. The blooms give way to large seedpods that blacken when ripe, providing ornamental interest. Flowers best in full sun with acidic well-drained soils. Drought tolerant once established. Baptisias are excellent host plants that support several different butterfly species, including Frosted Elfin, Eastern Tailed Blue, Wild Indigo Duskywing, Clouded Sulfur, and Orange Sulfur Butterflies. The foliage is mildly toxic to mammals if ingested. Type: Perennial Height: 3’ - 4’ Spread: 3’ - 4’ Spacing: 3’ USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 -...
Coreopsis verticilata ‘Electric Avenue’ PP24,688
MAYO CLINIC FLOWER OF HOPE™ COREOPSIS
| 1 G | 81 Avail. | $12.99
Mayo Clinic Flower of Hope Coreopsis is a late-blooming perennial native that is grown in every Mayo Clinic across the country. The dark green thread-like foliage is topped by electric yellow flowers with yellow-brown eyes in summer until frost. Prefers full sun and moist, well-drained soil. Drought, Humidity, and road salt tolerance. Type: Perennial Height: 1.5' - 2' Spread: 1’ - 1.5' Spacing: 1’ USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 9 Culture: Full Sun, Partial Sun Bloom Color: Yellow Season of Interest: Summer, Fall MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance. Can be an aggressive self-seeder- deadhead in spring to encourage extended bloom and prevent spreading. Crown rot may occur in moist, poorly-drained soils. Foliage...
RIVER OATS, INLAND SEA OATS
| 1 G / 1 | 20 Avail. | $11.81
Inland Sea Oats is an upright grass with a clumping habit native to the rocky slopes and streams of the Eastern Coast. The bright green leaves sport distinguishing flat, drooping seedheads in terminal clusters that emerge green and mature to purple-bronze in late summer while the foliage shifts to copper after frost and eventually browns. Prefers part sun and moist well-drained soil. Type: Orn. Grass Height: 2’ - 5’ Spread: 1’ - 2.5’ Spacing: 1’ USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 8 Culture: Full Sun, Partial Sun Bloom Color: Green Season of Interest: Summer, Fall, Year-Round MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance. May need staking. Cut to...
| 1 G / 1 | 40 Avail. | $14.18
White Cloud Muhly Grass is a delicate looking ornamental grass that forms dense clumps of upright grass-like foliage. The narrow dark green foliage is topped with fluffy pink plumes bloom above the foliage in late summer and fall and tan seed heads persist into winter. Best color in full sun and moist well-drained soil. Muhlenbergia capillaris acts as a host plant for several moth and butterfly species, as well as provides habitat for traveling butterflies. Type: Orn. Grass Height: 2' - 3' Spread: 2' - 3' Spacing: 2’ USDA Hardiness Zone: 6-9 Culture: Full Sun, Part Sun Bloom Color: Pink/Tan Season of Interest: Summer, Fall, Year-Round MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low...
Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal'
HEAVY METAL SWITCH GRASS
| 1 G | 1492 Avail. | $9.45
| 3 G | 60 Avail. | $19.95
Heavy Metal Switch Grass is a dense fast-growing ornamental grass native to the prairies of North America. The stiff upright metallic blue foliage turns yellow in fall and fades to tan in winter. In mid-summer stems holding airy clusters of tiny pink flowers raise above the foliage like a cloud which turn brown in fall and persist through winter. Prefers part sun and moist well-drained soils. Type: Orn. Grass Height: 4'-5' Spread: 1'-2' Spacing: 1’ USDA Hardiness Zone: 5-9 Culture: Full Sun, Partial Sun Bloom Color: Pink Season of Interest: Summer, Fall, Year-Round MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low maintenance plant. Too much shade will lose its upright form. Beetles and mites are occasional problems. ...
Coreopsis verticillata 'Main Street' pp24562
CRUIZIN™ 'MAIN STREET' COREOPSIS
| 1 G | 33 Avail. | $12.99
Main Street Coreopsis is a hardy late-blooming perennial native with a mounding habit. The narrow deep green foliage is topped by deep purple-red daisy-like flowers with yellow heads in summer until frost. Prefers full sun and moist, well-drained soil. Drought, Humidity, and road salt tolerance. Type: Perennial Height: 1' - 1.5' Spread: 1’ - 2' Spacing: 1’ USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 8 Culture: Full Sun, Partial Sun Bloom Color: Red Season of Interest: Summer, Fall MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance. Can be an aggressive self-seeder- deadhead in spring to encourage extended bloom and prevent spreading. Crown rot may occur in moist, poorly-drained soils. Foliage decline may occur in hot summers if the...
Solidago rugosa 'Fireworks'
| 1 G | 12 Avail. | $12.38
Fireworks Goldenrod is a rough hairy stemmed herbaceous perennial with sharply serrated deep green foliage. Dense plume-like panicles of tiny bright yellow flowers bloom in fall, attracting butterflies. Best color with full sun and slightly acidic moist well-drained soils. Tolerates wet soils and light shade. Solidago rugosa is a good host plant for wildlife, providing late season nectar and pollen for native pollinators and butterflies. The foliage is eaten by several types of moth callipiters and the seeds are eaten by songbirds. Type: Perennial Height: 3' - 3.5' Spread: 3’ - 3.5' Spacing: 3' USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8 Culture: Full Sun...
Vaccinium corymbosum 'Star'
STAR HIGHBUSH BLUEBERRY
| 3 G | 35 Avail. | $29.96
Star Highbush Blueberry is a vigorous upright deciduous shrub with low chill requirements and good production of very sweet yet slightly tangy large dark blueberries that ripen early. The elliptical blue-green foliage turns yellow in the fall. The white flower clusters bloom in spring. Grows best with full sun and rich, moist acidic well-drained soils. Star can be evergreen and produce a second crop in warmer climates (zone 9-10). Star is very pest and disease resistant. Should be planted with others to cross-pollinate to increase yield. Vaccinium corymbosum are highly valuable for wildlife as well, being listed as a host plant for 32 different butterflies and moths,...
NEW YORK IRONWEED
| 1 G | 210 Avail. | $8.40
New York Ironweed is a coarse upright herbaceous perennial with serrated light green lance-like leaves and thick central stem. Tiny fluffy purple flowers create terminal clusters at the top of the stem from late summer to fall, and fade to rust before giving way to rust-colored seed clusters. Grows best in full sun and rich, moist, slightly acidic soils. Type: Perennial Height: 4' - 6' Spread: 3’ - 4' Spacing: 3' USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 9 Culture: Full Sun, Part Sun Bloom Color: Purple Season of Interest: Summer, Fall MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance. Watch for powdery mildew.LANDSCAPE USES: Accents or Group Plantings, Borders, Naturalized Areas, Woodland Gardens, Rock Gardens, Ponds...
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