Featured Plants

These plants are ones that we feel deserve some extra consideration!! This time of year they are definitely needed in your landscape or garden center

Achillea millefolium 'Saucy Seduction' PP20,782
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Achillea millefolium 'Saucy Seduction' PP20,782

Common Name: Yarrow

Rosy-pink flowers are upright and bright on this summer bloomer. Easy to grow. Attracts beneficials.

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Agastache 'Purple Haze'
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Agastache 'Purple Haze'

Common Name: Anise-Hyssop

Strong stems hold deep purple, long-lasting blooms. Mint-scented foliage is a bonus. Attracts beneficials.

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Agastache foeniculum 'Golden Jubilee'
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Agastache foeniculum 'Golden Jubilee'

Common Name: Hyssop-Anise

Foliage and Flower Power! Gold-chartreuse foliage glows in the garden, scented of black licorice. Long blooming, bottle-brush, violet-blue flowers are an added bonus and an interesting color contrast to foliage. Butterflies love this bloom.

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Anemone 'Wild Swan' PP23,132
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Anemone 'Wild Swan' PP23,132

Common Name: Windflower

Large white flowers with blue reverse petals and yellow centers. Blooms nod in the morning and night to show off the blue underside. Easy to grow, easy to enjoy. Very extended bloom time. Good for a cut flower.

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Aralia cordata 'Sun King'
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Aralia cordata 'Sun King'

Common Name: Golden Japanese Spikenard

Attractive foliage on this deciduous, tropical-looking, fast-growing spikenard. Golden yellow leaves brighten the shady garden. Tiny white flowers in summer are followed by purple berries. Pollinators love the flowers. Looks great with Hosta, fern...


Astrantia major 'Masterpiece' PPAF
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Astrantia major 'Masterpiece' PPAF

Common Name: Masterwort

'Masterpiece' is a true work of art. Leaves are edged in green and the centers are a glowing chartreuse. Very unique variegation. Pale pink blooms add texture to this unique Masterwort. We trialed this plant for many years before its introduction....


Buddleia 'Stellar Pink' PP19,934
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Buddleia 'Stellar Pink' PP19,934

Common Name: Butterfly Bush

Silvery foliage compliments the deep rosy pink blooms in summer. Very full and lush habit with a lot of flower power.

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Buddleia davidii 'Black Knight'
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Buddleia davidii 'Black Knight'

Common Name: Butterfly Bush
Fragrant, deep purple flowers are sure to attract butterflies. Considered a shrub farther south, in the Midwest it will die back to the ground in the winter and reemerge in the spring....

Buddleia davidii 'Pink Delight'
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Buddleia davidii 'Pink Delight'

Common Name: Butterfly Bush
Pink flowers are a great butterfly attractor in the garden. Buddleia is considered a shrub farther south, but in the Midwest it will die back to the ground in the winter and reemerge in the spring....

Buddleia Monarch® 'Prince Charming' PP28,903
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Buddleia Monarch® 'Prince Charming' PP28,903

Common Name: Butterfly Bush

Honey-scented, 10" long, bright raspberry-pink blooms compliment the silvery-green foliage on this stunning Butterfly Bush.

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Coleus 'Inferno'
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Coleus 'Inferno'

Common Name: Solenostemon scutellarioides

This dramatic Coleus is a must for fall containers and gardens. The leaves are textured and deep orange. Performs well in both sun or shade. Very adaptable and low maintenance. Combines beautifly with ornamental cabbage & kale, ornamental pepp...


Coreopsis 'Sienna Sunset' PP20,470
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Coreopsis 'Sienna Sunset' PP20,470

Common Name: Threadleaf Coreopsis
This sport of C. 'Crème Brulee' has orange blooms that fade to salmon. Yellow Center adds to the dramatic sunset effect. Green foliage is airy and delicate. Discovered at Sunny Border Nurseries....

Echinacea 'Green Jewel' PP18,678
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Echinacea 'Green Jewel' PP18,678

Common Name: Coneflower

Light green ray petals surround a large green cone. Green petals and cone maintain color. This butterfly attracting bloom truly is a jewel!

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Echinacea 'Cheyenne Spirit'
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Echinacea 'Cheyenne Spirit'

Common Name: Coneflower

Bright and vivid mixed blooms of scarlet, pink, purple, yellow and white. Long blooming, very adaptable and deer resistant.

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Echinacea Cone-fections™ 'Lemon Drop' PPAF
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Echinacea Cone-fections™ 'Lemon Drop' PPAF

Common Name: Double Coneflower

Bright yellow, fully double flower on strong stems. Nice compact size. Great late season bloom. Tolerant of heat and drought.

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Echinacea Sombrero 'Hot Coral' PP23,097
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Echinacea Sombrero 'Hot Coral' PP23,097

Common Name: Coneflower

Very well-branched with overlapping petals of striking dark coral surrounding a brown cone. Very long bloom time, adding non-stop hot color throughout the summer.

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Eryngium yuccifolium
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Eryngium yuccifolium

Common Name: Rattlesnake Master

This is an unusual looking native.  A durable native perennial with sword-like blue-gray leaves that resemble a Yucca plant. Creamy white ball-like blooms occur on undivided bracts. A very desert looking plant. Makes a fascinating specimen or...


Geranium cinereum 'Carol' PP14,124
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Geranium cinereum 'Carol' PP14,124

Common Name: Grayleaf Cranesbill

Dramatic pink blooms with dark veining from center and deeply divided, gray-green foliage. Very floriferous, low-growing and reliable.

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Hakonechloa macra 'All Gold'
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Hakonechloa macra 'All Gold'

Common Name: Golden Hakone

Solid gold, vibrant foliage on this more upright cultivar. Very bright addition to a shady area.

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Helenium Mariachi 'Siesta' PP25,969
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Helenium Mariachi 'Siesta' PP25,969

Common Name: Helen's Flower

An ornate maroon and yellow cone is surrounded by deep tomato red petals. Nice compact and bushy habit. Ideal choice for beds, borders, and cutting gardens. Cut flowers are long-lasting in fresh bouquets.

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Hemerocallis 'Marque Moon'
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Hemerocallis 'Marque Moon'

Common Name: Daylily

Large, fragrant, iridescent ivory blooms with a yellow hue along the ruffled edges and in the throat.

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Hemerocallis 'Mighty Chestnut'
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Hemerocallis 'Mighty Chestnut'

Common Name: Daylily

Ruffled chestnut brown petals, with a bold burgundy band surrounding an orange throat. A unique and lovely variety.

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Heuchera 'Grape Expectations'
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Heuchera 'Grape Expectations'

Common Name: Coral Bells

Striking grape-purple foliage with darker veining and white blooms. A villosa hybrid, with the expected reliability and heat tolerance. A very vibrant clump, compact and robust.

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Heuchera 'Georgia Peach' PP19,375
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Heuchera 'Georgia Peach' PP19,375

Common Name: Coral Bells

This villosa variety is just peachy! Large leaves are heat tolerant and exhibit a great color with a silvery overlay. Creamy white blooms compliment the peach foliage (like peaches and cream).

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Heuchera 'Fire Alarm' PP24,525
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Heuchera 'Fire Alarm' PP24,525

Common Name: Coral Bells

Alarming red foliage on this low-growing variety. Leaves intensify through the season. Airy, very light pink blooms appear in late spring. Developed and Introduced by Terra Nova.

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Heucherella 'Sweet Tea' PP21,296
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Heucherella 'Sweet Tea' PP21,296

Common Name: Foamy Bells

Unique foliage shade of apricot with burgundy markings on this hardy, heat and drought tolerant cultivar. Foliage color intensifies as the season continues. Mounded and well-branched. White blooms appear in late spring. Evergreen in milder climate...


Hibiscus 'Midnight Marvel' PP24,079
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Hibiscus 'Midnight Marvel' PP24,079

Common Name: Rose Mallow

Very deep, dark wine purple foliage with large 8-9” fiery red blooms. Must have direct sun for intense foliage color. Grows to about 4.5’ wide. A great performer with a bushy habit. A cross between ‘Cranberry Crush’ & &...


Kalimeris incisa 'Blue Star'
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Kalimeris incisa 'Blue Star'

Common Name: Japanese Aster
Compact, hardy perennial with daisy-like flowers having bright yellow centers. Great mounded, clump-forming habit. Drought, heat and humidity tolerant. Great late summer color....

Lavender 'Munstead'
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Lavender 'Munstead'

Common Name: English Lavender/Lavandula a. (Perennial)
Has rich lavender whorled flower spikes above very fragrant gray-green foliage. This is probably our best selling variety of Lavender, exhibiting all the traits that make Lavender a popular garden plant. Lovely in a rock or herb garden, as a border ...

Millet 'Purple Baron'
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Millet 'Purple Baron'

Common Name: Pennisetum glaucum

'Purple Baron' does attract attention with its ever-changing foliage color. Emerging chartreuse leaves mature to intense bronze. Bronze-purple spike blooms are the season-end finale.

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Ornamental Pepper 'Black Pearl'
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Ornamental Pepper 'Black Pearl'

Common Name: Capsicum annuum

Pure black leaves on well-branched, bushy plants. Fruit matures from black to deep vibrant red. Great as a container plant.

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Ornamental Pepper 'Hot Pops Purple'
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Ornamental Pepper 'Hot Pops Purple'

Common Name: Capsicum annuum

Purple and orange round fruit really make a POP on this late summer pepper. Compact plant, well-branched and very fruitful. High impact for a container or mixed beds.

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Pennisetum 'Fireworks' PP18,504
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Pennisetum 'Fireworks' PP18,504

Common Name: Variegated Purple Fountain Grass

This upright, variegated fountain grass creates an incredible display of color. Vertically striped with green, white, pink and burgundy. A perfect choice for combo containers. Red bottlebrush bloom adds to the excitement.

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Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln'
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Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln'

Common Name: Dwarf Fountain Grass
Bright green foliage, changing to fall color of yellow brown aging to almond. Greenish white bottle-brush blooms age to a creamy tan color....

Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Red Head'
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Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Red Head'

Common Name: Red Head Fountain Grass
This 'Red Head' will get all the attention in the garden! Green foliage reveals gold tones with cooler fall temperatures. Begins to show its huge, bottlebrush plumes in mid to late summer. Deep purple buds mature to long lasting smoky-purple plumes t...

Pennisetum orientale 'Karley Rose' PP12,909
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Pennisetum orientale 'Karley Rose' PP12,909

Common Name: Oriental Fountain Grass
Darker green foliage, much taller and upright than the species. Large, rich,smoky, rosy-red bottle-brush plumes in the summer. Dark seed heads are very ornamental on this variety of Pennisetum!...

Phlox paniculata 'Thai Pink Jade' PPAF
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Phlox paniculata 'Thai Pink Jade' PPAF

Common Name: Garden Phlox
Perfectly formed, baby-pink blooms that are very long lasting. Dark green foliage is very mildew resistant and disease free. Strong, sturdy and upright summer phlox! Selected by Tassane Mack and Introduced by Plants Nouveau...

Rudbeckia 'Cherokee Sunset'
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Rudbeckia 'Cherokee Sunset'

Common Name: Fall Black-Eyed Susan
Gold, russet, rust, and brown double or semi-double daisy-like flowers with dark brown centers. Adds a much needed spark of interest to the late season garden....

Rudbeckia 'Becky Cinnamon'
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Rudbeckia 'Becky Cinnamon'

Common Name: Fall Black-Eyed Susan

Large yellow and bronze bicolor blooms. Very compact and heat tolerant.

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Rudbeckia 'Chocolate Orange'
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Rudbeckia 'Chocolate Orange'

Common Name: Fall Black-Eyed Susan

Large blooms of chocolate brown with bright orange tips. Great for fall containers.

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Rudbeckia 'Autumn Colors'
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Rudbeckia 'Autumn Colors'

Common Name: Fall Black-Eyed Susan

Multiple shades of yellow, orange, red and brown with a brown cone. Very extended bloom time. Easy to grow, easy to enjoy. Great as a cut flower.

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Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivanti 'Goldsturm'
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Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivanti 'Goldsturm'

Common Name: Black-Eyed Susan
This ever popular genus is a real bright spark in the late summer garden. Deep yellow flowers with a nearly black cones contrast greatly with the dark green foliage....

Salvia nemorosa 'Blue Marvel' PP27,018
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Salvia nemorosa 'Blue Marvel' PP27,018

Common Name: Hybrid Sage

Bright blue, reblooming flowers on this dwarf variety. Blooms are an attractive contrast to the gray-green foliage.

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Salvia nemorosa 'Bumbleberry' PPAF
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Salvia nemorosa 'Bumbleberry' PPAF

Common Name: Hybrid Sage

Dark fuchsia flowers with dark green foliage on this compact variety. Long blooming, reliable, heat and drought tolerant and low maintenance. Great cut flowers for a bouquet.

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Salvia pratensis 'Eveline' PP14,905
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Salvia pratensis 'Eveline' PP14,905

Common Name: Meadow Sage
Upright, freely branching, dense and tidy habit, this new hybrid displays colorful two-tone spike blooms of light purple and pink whorls in June and again if cut back....

Schizachyrium scoparium 'Twilight Zone' PP27,432
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Schizachyrium scoparium 'Twilight Zone' PP27,432

Common Name: Little Bluestem

This upright grass shimmers with a mauve cast on the silvery-blue blades. The narrow leaves acquire purple highlights as the season advances. Tolerant of the heat and dry conditions.

 

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Sempervivum 'Oddity'
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Sempervivum 'Oddity'

Common Name: Hens and Chicks

Very unique hen & chick with tubular, fleshy green leaves tipped in red during the cold months. Forms a low clump that will grow easily.

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Sorghastrum nutans 'Sioux Blue'
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Sorghastrum nutans 'Sioux Blue'

Common Name: Indian Grass
This clump forming grass exhibits blue-gray foliage that matures to yellow then a burnt orange color in the fall....

Stachys monieri 'Hummelo'
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Stachys monieri 'Hummelo'

Common Name: Betony

This species of Stachys is very different from the "Lamb's Ear" type of Stachys. Bright green, textured rosettes of foliage set off the lovely spikes of vivid violet flowers. Perfect as a border plant. Pest and disease resistant.

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Swiss Chard 'Bright Lights'
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Swiss Chard 'Bright Lights'

Common Name: Swiss Chard/Beta vulgaris (Annual)

Neon colored stems, with green or bronze-purple leaves. Stalks and leaves are eaten the same as spinach or beet greens. Mild and tasty flavor. They can be either eaten or planted for their decorative quality in the fall landscape. They will persis...

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