Our new 'Plant Index' page lists all the plants we expect to have available for the 2018 shipping season.
| On this page we offer
some perennial plants that make nice additions to the garden but are often
difficult to find at a mail order nurseries. While
most of these perennials do not attract butterflies or hummingbirds, they are
attractive and definitely on our list of garden-worthy plants.
When available, the following plants are offered on this page: Helianthus (Perennial Sunflower), Heuchera villosa 'Caramel' (Coral Bells), Hibiscus (Hardy Hibiscus), Leucanthemum x superbum 'Crazy Daisy' (Shasta Daisy), Liatris spicata 'Floristan Violet' (Kansas Gayfeather), , Limonium (Sea Lavender), Lupinus 'Russell Hybrids' (Lupine), Lysimachia clethroides (Gooseneck Loosestrife), Nippananthemum nipponicum (Montauk Daisy), Oenothera tetragona (Sundrops), and more.
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
Available For Shipping:
We ship May thru October. Most of our perennials are shipped in 3" to 4" pots.
A few may 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.
(Helianthus decapetalus 'Loddon Gold')
Helianthus 'Loddon Gold' grows to about 48" high and produces large 4"-5" yellow flowers July through August. It makes an excellent background plant. Full sun is preferred. One of the most admired plants in our gardens!
Perennial, zones 5-9. $7.00 each
|'Caramel' Coral Bells
(Heuchera villosa 'Caramel')
A new Coral Bell hybrid introduced by French breeder Thierry Delabroye, 'Caramel' has foliage of a soft caramel color. 'Caramel' Coral Bells is more vigorous and longer-lived than other caramel colored Coral Bells. 'Caramel' produces sprays of tiny white flowers in August, above mounded foliage that is just 6" high and 12"-15" wide. Deer resistant and very winter hardy.
Perennial, zones 5-9. $7.00 each Sorry, Sold Out. More Coral Bells available on the 'Hummingbird Plants' page.
|'Robert Fleming' Hibiscus
(Hibiscus 'Robert Fleming')
'Robert Fleming' Hibiscus grows 30"-36" high and produces huge (8"-10" diameter) 5-petaled, deep red flowers August thru September. Its foliage resembles that of hydrangea and is dark colored too. Prefers full sun.
Note: Our Hibiscus have lots of holes in the leaves because they were heavily attacked by Japanese Beetles.
Perennial, zones 5-9. $7.00 each
|'Sweet Caroline' Hibiscus
(Hibiscus 'Sweet Caroline')
'Sweet Caroline' Hibiscus grows 36"-48" high and produces huge (8"-10" diameter) 5-petaled flowers August thru September. Its flowers are rich pink with darker pink veining and eye. Its flower buds resemble rose buds. Prefers full sun.
Perennial, zones 5-9. $7.00 each Sorry, Sold Out.
Daisy' Shasta Daisy
(Leucanthemum x superbum 'Crazy Daisy')
The frilliest, fluffiest Shasta Daisies you've ever seen! These plants mature at 24"-28" high and usually bloom during June and July. White petals with yellow eye.
Perennial, zones 5-8. $6.00 each Sorry, Sold Out.
|Kansas Gayfeather, lavender flowers
(Liatris spicata 'Floristan Violet')
Also known as Blazing Star, Kansas Gayfeather matures at 24"-36" high and produces lavender spikes July thru August. Makes a great cut flower (indeed, these are sold in flower shops). Also available in white (see below). Deer resistant and drought tolerant.
Perennial, zones 5-9. Sorry, Sold Out.
|Kansas Gayfeather, white flowers
(Liatris spicata 'Floristan White')
Also known as Blazing Star, Kansas Gayfeather matures at 24"-36" high and produces lavender spikes July thru August. Makes a great cut flower (indeed, these are sold in flower shops). Deer resistant and drought tolerant.
Perennial, zones 5-9. $5.00 each (Fall Special, $1.00 off regular price)
(Lupinus polyphyllus 'Russell Hybrids')
A favorite among early blooming perennials, Lupine blooms late May thru June. Growing 30"-36" high, the flower color may be red, pink, purple, lavender, yellow, or white. Many are bicolored. Sorry, no choice of color.
This plant is also featured on the 'Butterfly Host Plants' page because it is a host plant for the Silvery Blue butterfly. Deer resistant.
Perennial, zones 4-9. $7.00 each Sorry, Sold Out.
Gooseneck Loosestrife grows 24"-30"
high and produces white flower spikes July thru August. Makes
a great cut flower! Full sun or part shade. Deer resistant.
This plant spreads fast, too fast for some locations.
|Montauk Daisy (also
known as Nippon
Montauk Daisy grows 30"-36" high wide, and produces large white daisies from late September thru October. Its stems are semi-woody and its succulent leaves are dark green. Plant in full sun or part shade. On warm fall days, Montauk Daisy is utilized as a pollinator by numerous insects.
Tip: To keep the plant shorter, simply cut it back in late June to abut 12" high.
Perennial, zones 5-8. $6.00 each (Fall Special, $2.00 off regular price of $8.00)
Sundrops grow 18" - 24" high and blooms June thru July. Often it will rebloom later if you remove the spent flowers. Sundrops produces bright yellow flowers that are about 2" in diameter.
Perennial, zones 3-8. $4.00 each (Fall Special, $2.00 off regular price)
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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.
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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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