HOLLOW STEM JOE PYE WEED
| 18-CT FLAT | 70 Avail. | $78.48
| 1 G | 1100 Avail. | $9.81
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...
Fothergilla 'Mount Airy'
MOUNT AIRY FOTHERGILLA
| 3 G | 80 Avail. | $27.20
Mount Airy Fothergilla is a dwarf deciduous shrub with a strong upright habit and profuse blooms. The leathery dark green foliage with blue-grey undersides turn various shades of yellow, orange, and red-purple in fall. The bottlebrush-like spikes densely packed with fragrant white flowers bloom through spring. Blooms best in rich, moist well-drained acidic soils. Fothergilla is a native pollinator that provides nectar for several species of butterflies and bees. Type: Shrub Height: 3' - 5' Spread: 3' - 5’ Spacing: 4’ USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 8 Culture: Full Sun, Part Sun Bloom Color: White Season of Interest: Spring, Fall MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance. Water regularly. may spread by root suckers if...
Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet'
HENRY'S GARNET SWEETSPIRE
| 3 G | 60 Avail. | $24.05
Henry’s Garnet Sweetspire is a broad rounded deciduous shrub that has long-lasting fall color. The dark green oval leaves turn brilliant scarlet in fall and hold until early winter before being dropped. Small fragrant white flowers bloom on drooping cylindrical racemes from spring into summer and are followed by berries. Prefers rich, moist to wet well-drained soils. Can form dense colonies if suckers are left unchecked. Itea virginica is a host plant for the American Holly Azure butterfly if in the coastal plains, otherwise it acts as a food source for various bees and butterflies. Birds may eat the seeds. Type: Shrub Height: ...
Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal'
HEAVY METAL SWITCH GRASS
| 1 G | 1075 Avail. | $9.96
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: 1.5’ USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 9 Culture: Full Sun, Part 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...
| 18-CT. FLAT | 70 Avail. | $78.48
| 1 G | 400 Avail. | $9.81
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...
NEW YORK IRONWEED
| 18-CT. FLAT | 55 Avail. | $98.10
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...