Pretty And Hardy Walkers Low Catmint, Nepeta x faassenii ‘Walker’s Low’, is an ornamental perennial with fragrant leaves and adorable flowers. Plant several as a backdrop in the perennial bed, or a few in patio containers to delight your furry friends. This is a two foot tall herbaceous perennial, with a three foot spread. The oval leaves are aromatic with a dusty, grey-green appearance. If you crush one in your hand you’ll easily note the minty scent. Many people love to bring some inside for a homemade potpourri. Some attribute the Walkers Low Catmint with medicinal purposes as well. As to cats, although this is a hybrid of the catmint that most cats love, many cats still find it enticing. Spring brings erect spikes of trumpet-shaped lavender flowers to your Catmint plant and you can expect those to continue to bloom throughout the summer and into autumn. Butterflies, bees and hummingbirds love it, so you’ll have a steady stream of visitors throughout the summer months. The Catmint is a hardy plant, tolerating many soil conditions. Some people say it’s actually hard to kill, so you can’t go wrong! Sheering it back will encourage further growth and flowering, so you can easily keep it within your desired confines. Whether for its ornamental, medicinal or animal-friendly purposes, you’ll love having several of these fun and fancy plants around. * Lavender Blooms Summer Through Autumn* Attracts Hummingbirds and Butterflies* Shade Tolerant and Hardy.
Dark blue spikes attract hummingbirds and butterflies Every garden needs vertical flowers in it. They punctuate the garden and add rhythm and texture. As your eyes move across the garden the vertical flowers poking up through the greenery force you to pause and look closer. Royal Candles Speedwell (Veronica spicata ‘Royal Candles’) is the perfect summer flower for this. Royal Candles Speedwell is super easy to grow and will come back year after year. The “candles” are spikes of deep royal purple that wave above glossy green leaves. They don’t get eaten by rabbits or deer, but they do attract butterflies and hummingbirds by the droves. Use veronica in borders, beds and as a groundcover. It will be showy all summer (even better if you deadhead the first flush of flowers). The foliage will only reach 3” tall, but the flowers can spike up to 1’, so plant them accordingly! These easy-to-grow plants just need full sun and well-drained soil that gets plenty of water during the growing season to stay happy. They make great cut flowers, too! Order several Royal Candles Speedwell to add some interest to your beds and borders this year. * Dark purple/blue spikes all summer * Sun lover * Attracts pollinators.
Glowing Purple Beacons Attract Butterflies The Salvia ‘May Night’, Salvia nemorosa ‘Mainacht’, has glowing purple stems loaded with violet-purple flowers that bloom from June to October. With its blue-gray, lance-shaped aromatic foliage, it makes an attractive accent all summer long. It has a plant height of 18” and a spread of 18-24” and stays in excellent compact form. It was selected Perennial Plant of the year in 1997, and one can see why. Salvia ‘May Night’ should be planted in full sun in a moist well-drained area. To increase bloom time, it should be cut back after the first bloom. It can be clipped back hard after blooming to rejuvenate the foliage. ‘May Night’ is a magnet for butterflies, bees and hummingbirds and is deer-resistant. It is hardy for container gardening and provides excellent cut flowers. This plant tolerates heat and humidity. You may divide this plant in early spring or fall. Its blooms look wonderful next to Sedum ‘Matrona’, Achillea ‘Coronation Gold’, and Saliva ‘Snow Hill’. * Glowing Purple Flowers* Blooms All Season* Loves Sun and Attracts Butterflies.
Lavender Ruffles on a Compact Plant The Daylily Purple D’ Oro, Hemerocallis ‘Purple D’ Oro’ (DeGroot, ’00), has edge ruffled blooms that are lavender in color and with a yellow throat on semi-evergreen foliage. Purple De Oro is related to the very popular Stella D’ Oro Daylily and will bloom from June through October. It is a reliable rebloomer. It can survive harsh conditions that many other plants can not and prefers full sun for the best performance. Daylilies are some of the easiest plants to grow and are a good choice for any gardener. They will grow in almost any soil and handle drought to wet soil conditions. Use for stand alone plantings, edging, in borders or in mixed containers and tubs. *Ruffled Lavender Blooms with Yellow Throat*Compact Plant*Reblooms All Summer.
Late Summer Beautify With Showy Blooms Millenium Allium explodes in late summer with long-lasting, beautiful purple blooms. This hardy perennial is easy to care for, and will fill your garden with color. Planting several in your perennial bed will paint your landscape with pops of purple in the summer sun. As well as having amazing color while in bloom, the Millenium Allium has strappy foliage that is quite handsome. The unique clumps of thin, glossy green foliage will draw your eye in in the spring and fall. While in bloom, you will be treated to deep lavender flowers atop tall stems. The 1.5 inch round clusters of purple blooms will seem to hover over the foliage, like little fireworks exploding over long waiving blades of grass. Your Millenium Allium is a perfect for butterfly gardens, and also a good choice if you are looking for a deer resistant option. The flowers indoors to brighted up your home, as they are great in floral arangements, fresh and dried. *Long-Lasting Blooms*Handsome Foliage*Hardy and Deer Resistant.
A Re-blooming Purple Powerhouse! Every garden needs a few Little Grapette Daylilies (Hemerocallis Little Grapette) in the border. This traditional daylily has been a staple for many years. Its dark lavender/deep purple petals with a chartreuse throat are easy to pick out, even from a distance. Just because this plant is small in stature doesn’t mean that it doesn’t command attention in the landscape. Plant the Little Graphette Daylily in the front of the sunny border with like-minded companions such as Hemerocallis Happy Returns or Geranium Rozanne and stand back for the explosive flower show. This plant is so easy to grow. Little Grapette Daylily isn’t a diva – just give it a sunny spot and well-drained soil and you will be rewarded with showy purple blooms all season. (Some people even report them to be the most fragrant daylilies they have ever planted.) The foliage is grass-like and lovely on its own. It is semi-evergreen in mild-winter areas. The purple flowers will excel in your borders, beds and containers so don’t be shy when you’re ordering. Trust us, you will order more next year. * Many fragrant lavender/purple flowers once established * Re-bloomer * Very easy care.