| 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...
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: ...
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 -...
SWEETSHRUB, CAROLINA ALLSPICE
| 4" POT | 14 Avail. | $11.25
Sweetshrub is dense rounded deciduous shrub with aromatic luscious dark green leaves that turn gold in fall. Highly fragrant dark red magnolia-like flowers bloom in late spring into summer which give way to fruits that persist into winter. Grows best in full sun and moist, well-drained acidic soils. Calycanthus is pollinated by beetles, its flowers do not attract other pollinators as much. However, its seeds are sometimes eaten by small mammals and birds. Type: Shrub Height: 6' - 10' Spread: 6’ - 12' Spacing: 8' USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9 Culture: Full Sun, Part Sun Bloom Color: Red Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Fall MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance. Do not let the soil...
Yucca filamentosa 'Color Guard'
COLOR GUARD ADAM'S NEEDLE, YUCCA
| 3 G | 170 Avail. | $34.85
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' -...
| 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...
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,...
SMALL'S PENSTEMON, SMALL'S BEARDTONGUE
| 1 G | 25 Avail. | $15.19
Smalls's Penstemon is a native herbaceous perennial with purple stems bearing purple veined dark green foliage that turns bronze-red in winter. Small tubular purple flowers with purple stripes and white throats bloom in summer followed by seedpods. Grows best in partial sun and dry to medium well-drained soil. Drought tolerant. Penstemon smallii is a host plant for the Common Buckeye butterfly, and provides nectar for other bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. Birds and small mammals eat the seeds. Type: Perennial Height: 2' - 3' Spread: 1’ - 4' Spacing: 2.5' USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 8 Culture: Full Sun, Part Sun Bloom Color: Purple Season of Interest: Summer MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low...
Stokesia laevis 'Peachie's Pick'
PEACHIE'S PICK STOKE'S ASTER
| 1 G | 48 Avail. | $12.99
Peachie’s Pick Stokes’ Aster is a fluffy compact native evergreen perennial with medium green foliage that forms a basal rosette. Cornflower-like violet flowers bloom on erect leafy stems from summer into fall. Grows best with full sun and well-drained soils. Deadheading individual spent flowers and spent stems can encourage additional blooms. Good drought and heat tolerance. Stokesia laevis are a native host plant for several moths and butterflies, notably the Swallowtail Butterfly. Type: Perennial Height: 1' - 1.5' Spread: 1’ - 1.5' Spacing: 1' USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 9 Culture: Full Sun, Part Sun Bloom Color: Purple Season of Interest: Summer, Fall, Year-Round MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low...
| 18-CT FLAT | 10 Avail. | $73.80
| 1 G | 750 Avail. | $8.40
Swamp Sunflower is a salt-tolerant late-blooming perennial and doesn’t spread aggressively like other sunflower selections. The showy yellow flowers that resemble large daises bloom in fall and continue until frost. Best bloom in full sun in acidic and moist to wet well-drained soils. Helianthus angustifolius acts as a host for several butterflies, including the Silvery Checkerspot Butterfly. It attracts various butterflies and caterpillars which in turn provide food for birds. Type: Perennial Height: 5' - 7' Spread: 4' - 6’ Spacing: 5’ USDA Hardiness Zone: 6 - 9 Culture: Full Sun, Part Sun Bloom Color: Yellow Season of Interest: Fall MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low maintenance. If grown in part shade plants...
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