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Welcome to Hoffie Nursery's perennial plant catalog. Here you can explore a wide variety of perennials either by their Botanical Name or their Common Name. Simply click the appropriate selection below to get started. To view a larger image and to read more about a specific plant click on the thumbnail image or the "More Info" link.

Botanical Name     Common Name
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Matricaria recutita

Matricaria recutita

Common Name: Chamomile, German (Annual)
Fern-like foliage covered with downy fuzz, little daisy-like flowers bloom late spring through late summer. Blooms are a pleasant, fresh apple scent. A lovely addition to any landscape situation. This is an annual but will reseed if some flower hea...

Matteuccia struthiopteris

Matteuccia struthiopteris

Common Name: Ostrich Fern
Foliage is shamrock green with vase-shaped arching fronds. Exhibits nice golden fall color. A vigorous, tolerant, deciduous fern. Mature size is largely dependent upon where it is situated....

Melissa officinalis

Melissa officinalis

Common Name: Lemon Balm (Perennial)
This upright perennial herb is loosely branched with coarse leaves and attracts attention more for its scent rather than its appearance. Releases a nice strong scent when touched. A useful plant for kitchen and garden. This member of the mint family,...

Melittis melissophyllum 'Royal Velvet Distinction' PP13,233

Melittis melissophyllum 'Royal Velvet Distinction' PP13,233

Common Name: Bastard Balm
Unusual plant with fragrant foliage and orchid-like, wine-red and white flowers. Great texture and form. Great along a woodland path....

Mentha piperita 'Chocolate'

Mentha piperita 'Chocolate'

Common Name: Mint, Chocolate (Perennial)
This herb is not only tasty, but its color and scent is also a delight. Aromatic leaves and purple blooms in spring are a treat for the senses. This delicious chololate-mint scented foliage sets it apart from other mints. Lovely a garnish, a superb ...

Mentha piperita

Mentha piperita

Common Name: Peppermint (Perennial)

Very aromatic, easy to grow herb with many culinary and medicinal qualities. Contains a high menthol content. Dark green leaves with red veins and a light purple flower.

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Mentha requienii

Mentha requienii

Common Name: Corsican Mint (Perennial)

Low growing mint with tiny leaves and strong scent. Used in rock gardens, as a groundcover and planted along stepping stones.

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Mentha spicata

Mentha spicata

Common Name: Mint 'Kentucky Colonel' (Perennial)

A very large, crinkled leaf with spearmint flavor and scent. Popularly used in Mojitos and Mint Juleps. Easy to grow.  Pale pink blooms in summer.

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Mentha spicata or viridis

Mentha spicata or viridis

Common Name: Spearmint (Perennial)
This common, hardy, garden mint has sharply pointed, toothed, stalkless, hairy, spear-shaped, bright green foliage that emits an intense spearmint flavor and scent when crushed. Dainty, lilac flowers appear in midsummer. Nice groundcover for beds and...

Mentha villosa

Mentha villosa

Common Name: Mojito Mint (Tender Perennial)
This Cuban mint is regarded for its sweet flavor and fragrant foliage. Green foliage is vigorous. Mojita Mint is clearly different from other mints- scent and flavor are considerably more mild and warm. White blooms are a colorful addition to this se...

Mertensia virginica

Mertensia virginica

Common Name: Virginia Bluebells
Beautiful tubular flowers emerge as pink buds and age to blue. Looks lovely in the spring garden!...

Miscanthus sinensis 'Gold Bar' PP15,193

Miscanthus sinensis 'Gold Bar' PP15,193

Common Name: Maiden Grass
Bright gold and green horizontal banding displayed in equal measure along the upright leaf blades. Plumes of burgundy that change to white for fall sensation!...

Miscanthus sinensis 'Adagio'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Adagio'

Common Name: Maiden Grass
This is a fine textured, diminutive form of the Maiden grass family. Foliage of gray-green with distinctive white midribs, buff fall color. Plumes of dark pink changing to white....

Miscanthus sinensis 'Graziella'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Graziella'

Common Name: Maiden Grass
This is a finely textured, vase shaped Maiden Grass. Green foliage with distinctive white midrib with an almond fall color. Plumes begin copper and change to white....

Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Zebra' PP13,008

Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Zebra' PP13,008

Common Name: Dwarf Zebra Grass
Similar to Zebra grass, but shorter and more upright. Green foliage with gold horizontal bands. Plumes emerge bronze and change to white....

Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light'

Common Name: Japanese Silver Grass
Very finely bladed, vase shaped Miscanthus that brings the essence of light into the garden. Very narrowly bladed gray-green foliage with white midrib, almond fall color. Plumes emerge reddish-bronze and change to white....

Miscanthus sinensis 'Silberfeder'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Silberfeder'

Common Name: Silver Feather Grass
This is a monster Miscanthus with a very loose form. Give it plenty of room! Beautiful silvery flower plumes glisten in the late season garden....

Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus'

Common Name: Variegated Japanese Silver Grass
The arching habit and variegated foliage of this Miscanthus make it a spectacular specimen. Plumes emerge bronze and change to white....

Miscanthus sinensis 'Zebrinus'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Zebrinus'

Common Name: Zebra Grass
This grass emerges green and the horizontal banding appears as the spring season progresses. Plumes emerge bronze and change to white....

Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus'

Common Name: Maiden Grass
Narrow green leaves add elegance to this cold hardy ornamental grass. Plumes emerge copper and age to silver. Drought tolerant. Great winter interest....

Miscanthus sinensis v. purpurascens

Miscanthus sinensis v. purpurascens

Common Name: Purple Flame Grass
This early blooming form of Miscanthus exhibits exceptional red to orange fall color. Red tipped emerging foliage. Plumes of burgundy change to silver....

Molina caerulea 'Moorflamme'

Molina caerulea 'Moorflamme'

Common Name: Moor Grass

Green, fine textured blades intensify to orange-red flame shades in autumn with purplish panicles that age to straw-colored. Compact clumper and slight arching habit.

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Molina caerulea 'Moorhexe'

Molina caerulea 'Moorhexe'

Common Name: Purple Moor Grass

Upright, clump forming tufted grass with narrow green leaves that turn golden yellow in the fall. Blooms of deep purple spikelets in late summer. Stems and foliage are very upright. Very reliable and hardy.

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Molinia caerulea 'Variegata'

Molinia caerulea 'Variegata'

Common Name: Variegated Moor Grass
Foliage is green with creamy yellow variegation and an autumn color of golden. Airy panicles are purple, changing to brown on golden-tan stems....

Molinia caerulea arundinacea 'Skyracer'

Molinia caerulea arundinacea 'Skyracer'

Common Name: Tall Moor grass
This awesome, warm season grass sends stiff flower stems skyward in mid summer and puts on a show through fall, with bright gold fall color....

Monarda 'Blue Stocking'

Monarda 'Blue Stocking'

Common Name: Bee Balm
Violet-blue terminal whorls of tubular petals over fragrant green foliage. A wonderful addition to the garden!...

Monarda 'Mahogany'

Monarda 'Mahogany'

Common Name: Bee Balm
Unique maroon-purple flowers over fragrant light green foliage. Plants can be used to make tea....

Monarda 'Snow White'

Monarda 'Snow White'

Common Name: Bee Balm
White as snow flowers over fragrant foliage....

Monarda 'Petite Wonder' PP13,149

Monarda 'Petite Wonder' PP13,149

Common Name: Bee Balm
This dwarf, hot pink Monarda is a real wonder in the garden!...

Monarda didyma 'Fireball' PP14,235

Monarda didyma 'Fireball' PP14,235

Common Name: Bee Balm
Wine-red blooms with fragrant dark green foliage. A bit more diminutive than many other Monardas and a very pleasing color too! Mildew resistant....

Monarda didyma 'Gardenview Scarlet'

Monarda didyma 'Gardenview Scarlet'

Common Name: Bee Balm
Rich red flowers over spicy fragrant foliage. This is a mildew resistant variety....

Monarda didyma 'Marshall's Delight'

Monarda didyma 'Marshall's Delight'

Common Name: Bee Balm
Lavender-rose flowers with fragrant, glossy green foliage. This is a mildew resistant variety....

Monarda didyma 'Petite Delight' PP10,784

Monarda didyma 'Petite Delight' PP10,784

Common Name: Bee Balm
Lavender-rose flowers over dark green, crinkled, glossy foliage. Fragrant plant can be used to make tea. This is a mildew resistant variety....

Monarda didyma 'Coral Reef' PP16,741

Monarda didyma 'Coral Reef' PP16,741

Common Name: Bee Balm
This is a stunning Bee Balm of pink with coral undertones. Wonderful aromatic foliage. Dried leaves often used to flavor tea....

Monarda didyma 'Pink Lace' PP18,367

Monarda didyma 'Pink Lace' PP18,367

Common Name: Bee Balm
New and exciting Bee Balm, characterized by its compact, upright and outwardly spreading plant habit, basal branching habit, freely flowering habit and pink colored blooms. Lipstick-pink flowers with a dark purple center are produced atop dark brown ...

Monarda didyma 'Grand Marshall' PP19,582

Monarda didyma 'Grand Marshall' PP19,582

Common Name: Bee Balm
Vivid fuchsia-purple blooms on compact, mildew resistant foliage. Great foliage fragrance. Long bloom time....

Monarda didyma Grand Parade 'ACrade' PP19,580

Monarda didyma Grand Parade 'ACrade' PP19,580

Common Name: Bee Balm
This variety produces a profusion of lavender-purple flowers atop mid-sized, very compact, upright plants. The shiny dark green foliage has a delightful fragrance and excellent mildew resistance. Requires good air circulation. Great for wildflower ga...

Monarda fistulosa

Monarda fistulosa

Common Name: Wild Bergamont
Whorls of lavender flowers are excellent nectar sources for hummingbirds and butterflies. Provides color and contrast for the border, wild garden or naturalized area....

Myosotis palustris 'Unforgettable' 17,796

Myosotis palustris 'Unforgettable' 17,796

Common Name: Forget-Me-Not
Sweet, unforgettable plant with variegated foliage of green with a cream margin and tiny blue flowers with a yellow center....

Myosotis sylvatica 'Victoria Blue'

Myosotis sylvatica 'Victoria Blue'

Common Name: Forget-Me-Not
Clusters of tiny blue flowers with a yellow eye. A real spring charmer! Forget-This-Plant-Not!...

Myosotis sylvatica 'Victoria Rose'

Myosotis sylvatica 'Victoria Rose'

Common Name: Forget-Me-Not
Charming, tiny pink flowers with a yellow eye. A sweet addition to the spring garden....

Myosotis sylvatica 'Victoria White'

Myosotis sylvatica 'Victoria White'

Common Name: Forget-Me-Not
Sweet white flowers with a yellow eye....

Nepeta 'Early Bird'

Nepeta 'Early Bird'

Common Name: Catmint
Gray-green, aromatic foliage with violet-rose blooms. Long bloom time on compact, well-branched plants. Very low maintenance for this reliable sun-loving Catmint....

Nepeta cataria

Nepeta cataria

Common Name: Catnip (Perennial)
The plant has a strong smell of mint. Add a few fresh leaves to green salads. Either fresh or dried leaves will make a refreshing, therapeutic tea. The dried, crushed leaves can be stuffed into cloth pouches to make wonderful cat toys....

Nepeta faassenii 'Blue Wonder'

Nepeta faassenii 'Blue Wonder'

Common Name: Catmint
Lavender-blue flowers with gray, aromatic foliage....

Nepeta faassenii 'Snowflake'

Nepeta faassenii 'Snowflake'

Common Name: Catmint
White flowers with gray-green, aromatic foliage....

Nepeta faassenii 'Walker's Low'

Nepeta faassenii 'Walker's Low'

Common Name: Catmint
Lavender-blue flowers with gray-green foliage. This is a taller variety of Catmint giving a long period of bloom in the summer....

Nepeta faassenii 'Kit Cat'

Nepeta faassenii 'Kit Cat'

Common Name: Persian Catmint
Highly aromatic, gray-green foliage with lavender-blue blooms in May-August. 'Kit Cat' is a dwarf cultivar that sports smaller leaves but more numerous flowers. Leaves are even more aromatic when crushed or bruised....

Nepeta racemosa 'Little Titch'

Nepeta racemosa 'Little Titch'

Common Name: Little Titch Catmint

Mat-forming, compact, very long blooming Catmint with deep blue blooms. Aromatic, textured foliage is silvery blue-green with deep veins. This short variety works well along paths, as a border, among rocks on a wall or in a rock garden. Very toler...


Nepeta subsessilis 'Candy Cat'

Nepeta subsessilis 'Candy Cat'

Common Name: Catmint
Rosy-lavender flowers with green, aromatic foliage. Bright green foliage sets off the large whorls of flowers....

Nepeta subsessilis

Nepeta subsessilis

Common Name: Catmint
Bright green foliage sets off the large whorls of blue flowers. Green aromatic foliage....

Nepeta subsessilis 'Cool Cat'

Nepeta subsessilis 'Cool Cat'

Common Name: Catmint
Pale, lavender-blue flowers over aromatic foliage. Very tidy habit, with sturdy upright stems. Can tolerate moister soil....

Ocimum 'Pesto Perpetuo' PP16,260

Ocimum 'Pesto Perpetuo' PP16,260

Common Name: Basil, Greek Columnar (Annual)
This variegated sport of Greek Columnar Basil has light green foliage with creamy white edges. No flower on this basil. Slightly-lemon flavor throughout the seasons. A very attractive and useful herb....

Ocimum basilicum

Ocimum basilicum

Common Name: Basil, Sweet (Annual)
Very green, glossy, fragrant leaves on this bushy herb. Small white flowers on spikes appear in the summer. A must for every herb garden. The fresh flavor of basil is always welcome in salads, in marinades, as a sandwich garnish, and in a pesto sa...

Ocimum basilicum 'Sweet Dani'

Ocimum basilicum 'Sweet Dani'

Common Name: Basil, Sweet Dani (Annual)
This lemon scented basil has large leaves and a vigorous growth habit. An annual in the U.S.- will want to replenish in the herb garden every year! The scent is as delicious as the taste!...

Ocimum basilicum 'Queen of Siam'

Ocimum basilicum 'Queen of Siam'

Common Name: Basil, Thai (Annual)
Thai basil has slender, lush green, oval leaves with deep serrations on the edges and a more camporous aroma than sweet basil. Purplish flower buds and stems and carries anise overtones to its sweet basil scent....

Ocimum basilicum 'Red Rubin'
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Ocimum basilicum 'Red Rubin'

Common Name: Basil, Red Rubin (Annual)
Wonderful aroma, intense purple foliage and sweet clove-like basil flavor. Used in oils, salads, pasta dishes and as an ornamental in the garden. Great compact habit....

Ocimum basilicum 'Mammoth'

Ocimum basilicum 'Mammoth'

Common Name: Basil, Mammoth (Annual)

Ruffles, glossy, bright green 4" wide leaves are excellent for wrapping chopped beef and vegetables, sandwiches and salads. Taste is strong and sweet, aroma is heavenly!

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Ocimum basilicum 'Spicy Globe'

Ocimum basilicum 'Spicy Globe'

Common Name: Basil 'Spicy Globe' (Annual)

A mounded, compact bush basil with small leaves and a very spicy flavor. Maintains flavor when dried.

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Ocimum basilicum 'Dolce Fresca'
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Ocimum basilicum 'Dolce Fresca'

Common Name: Basil 'Dolce Fresca' (Annual)

A very compact, ornamental selection. Produces big leaves loaded with rich, sweet flavor. Wonderfully fragrant foliage provides a treat for the senses. Plant in herb/edible gardens and containers. Use fresh or dried in soups, sauces, pesto, fish a...


Ocimum kilimandscharicum basilicum purureum 'African Blue'

Ocimum kilimandscharicum basilicum purureum 'African Blue'

Common Name: Basil, African Blue (Annual)

A sterile, very ornamental and edible Basil. Deep purple veining on green leaves make this an attractive culinary and garden choice. The flowers can also be used to top pasta dishes, garnish plates, and add to beverages. Leaves are generally used ...


Oenothera fremontii 'Shimmer' PP19,663

Oenothera fremontii 'Shimmer' PP19,663

Common Name: Evening Primrose
Unusual, extremely narrow gray-green, almost silver leaves are followed by large 3" diameter, lemon-yellow flowers in late spring and into summer. This is a recurrent bloomer. This stunning plant will thrive in dry conditions in a variety of poo...

Oenothera missouriensis

Oenothera missouriensis

Common Name: Ozark Sundrops
Papery light yellow flowers, interesting buds and seed pods add to the interest of this plant. A good choice for a rock garden, or border plant....

Oenothera tetragona

Oenothera tetragona

Common Name: Four Angled Sundrops
Many yellow flowers smile in the garden. Flower buds and stems are reddish brown which add to the color interest of this plant. Long bloom time is a bonus!...

Oenothera tetragona 'Crown of Gold' PP18,402

Oenothera tetragona 'Crown of Gold' PP18,402

Common Name: Four Angled Sundrops
This plant starts as a crown of deep green and gold foliage. The yellow edge of the leaf is very attractive in spring, followed by showy bright, clear yellow blooms in the summer months. Hummingbirds are very attracted to this shining sundrop. Deer r...

Origanum 'Rosenkuppel'

Origanum 'Rosenkuppel'

Common Name: Ornamental Oregano

Sprawling clumps of dark green, flushed with purple, aromatic foliage displaying violet-red blooms for an extended period of time. Butterflies love these blooms throughout the summer and into fall.

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Origanum laevigatum 'Herrenhausen'

Origanum laevigatum 'Herrenhausen'

Common Name: Ornamental Oregano
An excellent groundcover. Aromatic, low trailing mound of dark green foliage with large clusters of mauve blooms in late summer. Drought tolerant. Very reliable. Great container plant. Great fall foliage color, leaves mature to a deep purple....

Origanum majorana

Origanum majorana

Common Name: Sweet Marjoram (Tender Perennial)

Aromatic gray-green leaves from red-brown stems. A slow grower, 'cold-sensative' herb. Cultivated for its aromatic leaves that can be used fresh or dried. Very flavor synonymus with oregano, but a bit more balsam-like. Compact in habit. Can be use...


Origanum majoricum

Origanum majoricum

Common Name: Oregano, Italian (Tender Perennial)
This sun-loving herb is spicy and very aromatic in the garden as well as in your culinary uses. A mounded herb with small, round aromatic leaves. Bears tiny white flowers with pink bracts in early summer. A must for every herb garden. Use the flowers...

Origanum prismaticum

Origanum prismaticum

Common Name: Oregano, Greek (Perennial)
This herb is an aromatic, herbaceous, compact perennial with hairy leaves and small, white flowers. Most will agree, Greek oregano has a stronger pepper flavor than standard Oregano. Excellent in fine Italian and Mexican cuisine. Used for culinary, ...

Origanum vulgare 'Hot & Spicy'

Origanum vulgare 'Hot & Spicy'

Common Name: Oregano, Hot & Spicy (Tender Perennial)

Very aromatic oregano with a bold, strong flavor. Great in Mexican, Greek or Italian cuisine. Heat factor is often compared to a mild chili pepper. Can be used fresh or dry, dried being much less bitter. This well rounded herb has many trailing st...


Osmunda cinnamomea

Osmunda cinnamomea

Common Name: Cinnamon Fern
An upright, arching deciduous fern of light to dark green. Distinctive emerging croziers are cinnamon brown as they unfurl....
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