Our new 'Plant Index' page lists all the plants we expect to have available for the 2019 shipping season.
Franklin's Perennials, a mail order nursery, offers many perennial plants that are
often difficult to find but are garden worthy and worth the search. On
this page we offer several of those plants.
When available, we offer these perennials here: Achillea (Yarrow), Accanthus spinosus (Bear's Breeches), Amsonia hubrectii (Arkansas Blue Star), Athyrium nipponicum 'Pictum' (Japanese Painted Fern), Baptisia australis (False Indigo), Belamcanda chinensis (Blackberry Lily), Calamagrostis brachytricha (Korean Feather Reed Grass), Tickseed (Coreopsis), Dictamnus rubra (Gas Plant), Echinacea 'Hot Papaya', Echinacea 'Raspberry Truffle', Echinacea 'Supreme Cantaloupe' (Coneflower), Filipendula rubra (Queen of the Prairie), Fragaria 'Pink Panda' (Ornamental Strawberry), Geranium 'Rozanne', Gypsophila paniculata (Baby's Breath) and more.
Note: Headed toward retirement, we are going to dramatically reduce the number of plants we offer during the 2018 season. Plants on this page will not be restocked. Once they are gone, they are gone. If you wish to order plants from this page, I suggest you order early in the season. Later might be too late.
ship perennials from May through October.
Perennials Available For Shipping:
A few might be shipped bare root. Most should bloom this summer.
Unless otherwise noted, the plants on this page prefer full sun.
We ship orders via USPS Priority Mail.
|'Inca Ice' Peruvian Lily
(Alstroemeria 'Inca Ice')
'Inca Ice' Peruvian Lily grows 24" - 36" high and produces clusters of apricot-pink and creamy yellow flowers. Hardier than most Alstromerias, this one was bred for garden use rather than for the cut flower industry.
A hard-to-find perennial that blooms from July thru frost!
Perennial, zones 6 - 9. $9.00 each
|'Inca Joli' Peruvian Lily
(Alstroemeria 'Inca Joli')
'Inca Joli' Peruvian Lily grows 18" - 22" high and produces clusters of flowers which are orange-red with a splash of gold in the center. Hardier than most Alstromerias, this one was bred for garden use rather than for the cut flower industry. It makes a great potted plant too.
A hard-to-find perennial that blooms July thru frost!
Perennial, zones 6 - 9. $9.00 each
Blue Star (Amsonia
Arkansas Blue Star grows 24" - 36" high and produces clusters of small dusty sky blue flowers in May and June. In autumn. the very soft, fine-textured foliage of Arkansas Blue Star turns a rich golden yellow (pictured right). Highly recommended by Rose Franklin, this is a beautiful mound-forming perennial with soft and fluffy foliage.
Perennial, zones 5-9. $8.00 each
Sorry, Sold Out.
Photos at right (spring and fall), courtesy of Jelitto Perennial Seeds.
(Astrantia major 'Roma')
'Roma' Masterwort grows 18" - 24" high and produces small pink button-shaped flowers surrounded by outer bracts. Flowers July thru August. Prefers protection from the hot afternoon sun. Grows best in rich, moist soil. Deer resistant. A hard-to-find perennial.
Perennial, zones 6 - 9. $7.00 each Sorry, Sold Out.
Blackberry Lily has Iris-like leaves, grows 24"-36" tall, and produces lots of small, bright orange flowers with darker speckles July thru August. After the flowers fade, seed capsules appear and then later, split open to reveal rows of jet black seeds.
Perennial, zones 4-9. $7.00 each
|Korean Feather Reed Grass
Growing 40"-48" high, Korean Feather Reed Grass is easy to grow, quite hardy, and one of the few ornamental grasses that will grow in part shade. Its showy plumes are attractive September thru November. Great in floral arrangements, used fresh or dried!
Perennial, zones 5-9. $7.00 each Sorry, Sold Out.
|Coreopsis 'Red Satin'
'Red Satin' Coreopsis grows 15"-18" high and produces lots of small, deep red daisy-like flowers over dark green, clump-forming foliage. It blooms June thru July and will rebloom if it is cut back. Very winter-hardy.
Perennial, zones 5-8. $7.00 each
'Tiny Rubies' Miniature Carnation
A great plant for the fairy garden,
along the edge of a rock garden, or on a green roof.
Also check out the Sempervivum on the 'More Perennials P - Z' page as they
are great for fairy gardens, rock gardens, and green roofs also.
(Dictamnus albus 'Rubra')
A favorite at our mail order nursery, Gas Plant grows to about 36" high and produces beautiful pink flower spikes in late spring. The leaves and flowers have a fragrant lemon scent. Rose Franklin's favorite perennial plant!...and as discovered by Rose, a host plant for Giant Swallowtail butterflies (the reason Gas Plant is also shown on the 'Butterfly Host Plants' page). A plant that is difficult to find but well worth the search! Deer resistant.
Perennial, zones 3-8. $7.00 each (plants are small, in 3" pot) Might be a limited quantity available in early June.
|'Hot Papaya' Coneflower
(Echinacea ''Hot Papaya' )
Echinacea 'Hot Papaya' grows 30" - 36" high and produces fully double papaya-colored flowers July thru September. Deer resistant and drought tolerant. Beautiful flowers, but they don't attract very many butterflies. Like other Echinaceas, it is deer resistant, easy to grow, and can be used as a cut flower. Highly recommended by Rose Franklin.
Perennial, zones 5-8. $7.00 each Might be available in June.
|Avens 'Cooky' (Geum
'Cooky' Avens grows 12"-20" high and produces lots of 2" bright orange flowers late May through July. Geranium-like foliage of medium green. Easy to grow in well-drained soil.
Perennial, zones 5-9. $6.00 each Might be available in June.
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Quantities are limited on some of our nursery stock. Plants will be reserved to fill orders in the sequence in which orders are received. Please order at your earliest convenience to avoid disappointment. Please do not order plants which are not currently posted with a picture, plant description, and price.
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Revised: January 14, 2019