(Rose Franklin's Perennials)

More Perennials
A to G

Echinacea 'Supreme Cantaloupe', Orange Coneflower

Home Butterfly Bushes Butterfly Nectar Plants Butterfly Host Plants Milkweed Plants Hummingbird Plants Flowering Shrubs Save the Monarch Butterfly Photos More Perennials A-G More Perennials H-O More Perennials P-Z Butterfly Rearing Kits Butterflies for Weddings Feeders, Books, etc. Butterfly Jewelry Articles F.A.Q. Order Form About Us Plant Index Press Room

Our new 'Plant Index' page lists all the plants we expect to have available for the 2019 shipping season.

   Rose 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. 

We ship perennials from May through October.
 Important Note: Before you order plants from our nursery, please check to see that we are able to ship to your state. We can only ship plants to 28 states in the USA.
We ARE permitted to ship plants to the following states within the USA:  Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin, and West Virginia.
State and Federal regulations prohibit us from shipping to other destinations. If you do not live in one of the states we are permitted to ship to, please do not order. We will not ship your order and will charge you a $3.00 service charge to cancel your order and return your payment.
For an explanation of why we are not permitted to ship to states not listed above, please visit the 'F.A.Q.' page of the web site.

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 

Arkansas Blue Star  (Amsonia hubrichtii) Arkansas Blue Star      (Amsonia hubrechtii)

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.
Amsonia hubrectii, Arkansas Blue Star, perennial plants Amsonia hubrichtii

'Roma' Masterwort
(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
(Belamcanda chinensis)

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.

, zones 4-9.    $7.00 each

Calamagrostis brachytricha, Korean Feather Red Grass, perennial plant Korean Feather Reed Grass
(Calamagrostis brachytricha)

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
(Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Tiny Rubies')

'Tiny Rubies'' Miniature Carnation grows just 3"" high and produces tiny, fragrant, double flowers June through July. The foliage is bluish-green and the flowers are pink.

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.

, zones 6-9.             $4.00   (shipped in 3" pots)


Gas Plant
(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.

, zones 3-8.            $7.00 each   (plants are small, in 3" pot)     Might be a limited quantity available in early June.

Echinacea 'Hot Papaya', Red Coneflower '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')

'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.


Two ways to order: (1) Utilize our on-line shopping cart  or  (2) print our online order form, fill it out, and then mail it to us, along with your check or money orderSome of the features of our online shopping cart fail to work correctly with some Internet Service Providers. If you have problems using our shopping cart, please print our order form, fill it out, and then mail it to us. Sorry for the inconvenience. We do not accept phone orders.
mail order nursery, mail order nursery, mail order nursery
   mail order perennials, mail order perennials, mail order perennials
   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. 

Rose Franklin's Perennials, a mail order nursery
107 Butterfly Lane      Spring Mills, PA  16875

(814) 422-8968        Email:  RoseFranklin@aol.com

During our busy shipping season (May 1 thru September 30), please email, don't call.

Home ] Butterfly Bushes ] Butterfly Nectar Plants ] Butterfly Host Plants ] Milkweed Plants ] Hummingbird Plants ] Flowering Shrubs ] Save the Monarch ] Butterfly Photos ] [ More Perennials A-G ] More Perennials H-O ] More Perennials P-Z ] Butterfly Rearing Kits ] Butterflies for Weddings ] Feeders, Books, etc. ] Butterfly Jewelry ] Articles ] F.A.Q. ] Order Form ] About Us ] Plant Index ] Press Room ]

Copyright 2002-2019.  [Rose Franklin's Perennials]. All rights reserved.
Revised: January 14, 2019