Unique, Low-Maintenance Fern Dwarf Southern Wood Fern, Thelypteri ovata Lindheimerii, also know as Dwarf River Fern, is a semi-evergreen, perennial fern. Its ornamental nature would make it a perfect addition to your shady perennial bed as a vibrant border. It would also do great as a groundcover to fill in around your trees and shrubs. Your Dwarf Southern Wood Fern features medium-green fronds that emanate out in a haphazard yet graceful, arching nature. Unlike the common ferns you see with their neatly symmetrical fronds growing out from a central core, Dwarf Southern’s fronds grow this-way-and-that for a uniquely charming effect in the garden setting. The bright green fronds are sure to add warmth and texture to your yard all summer! As summer fades, Dwarf Southern Wood Fern takes on bronze tones for an additional splash of color in your autumn landscape. The Dwarf Southern Wood Fern generally grows to about 3 feet in height, but depending upon the conditions can reach up to 5 feet. It’s a low maintenance fern that doesn’t mind a bit of drought or sun and can even handle some cold temperatures. Deer tend to leave it alone and it’s generally a tough little fern that adds definition and color to your yard. If you’re looking for a fern with a bit more to offer than the typical fern attributes, Dwarf Southern Wood Fern is a terrific choice. It’s even easy to propagate so an investment in just one can eventually take care of a larger area. Dwarf Southern Wood Fern is a terrific, ornamental plant with a lot to offer for your yard this year! * Semi-evergreen * Deer resistant * Naturalizing * Great for containers * Shade tolerant * Winter hardy * Some tolerant to drought and sun exposure.
Outstanding Perennial with Blue Blossoms Blue Yonder Lily-of-the-Nile is a prolific performer with stately blue blooms. This plant is great for boarders, or you could place a few in containers to add a splash of color to your patio or front porch. All summer long, your Blue Yonder will produce prolific blooms of spectacular beauty. This compact perennial has lovely green, lance-shaped leaves, but it shows its true value when it sends up a sturdy shoot to reach above your surrounding plants. Rising 3 feet from the ground, this vibrant green stem provides a firm foundation for its substantial blossoms. Like tight clusters of blue stars, the floral balls sit atop the Blue Yonder stalks, gently waving in the summer breeze. Reaching up to 8 inches across, your blooms will be easily visible amid even the showiest of other landscape plants. As the years go by, you will find your Blue Yonder blossoms grow even larger. The Blue Yonder Lily-of-the-Nile is certainly an exceptional plant. It will not only provide color and interest in your landscape, but also be appreciated by your butterflies, bees and birds. Depending on your area, the Blue Yonder can be quite hardy. It’s also excellent for cut flowers, giving floral arrangements some definition. Many consider the Blue Yonder flower to offer some of the truest “blue” color in the natural world. *Outstanding Flowers *Hardy.
Evergreen Groundcover with Decorative FoliageBarrenwort is an evergreen perennial with colorful foliage and bright spring flowers. It would be great for use in a naturalized area of your landscape or under your trees as an ornamental groundcover. The outstanding feature of your Barrenwort is the ornamental foliage. The 3-inch, heart-shaped leaves are a dynamic green creating a lively and lovely groundcover during most of the year. However, the true value of your Barrenwort will be seen in the spring and fall when the foliage transforms into a majestic marbled bronze/red. In addition, sprays of tiny, bright yellow flowers seem to float like delicate “fairy wings” above the foliage in mid spring, adding a splash of color to your yard until late spring.Your Barrenwort is clearly an exceptional groundcover for its decorative foliage and splash of spring color. However, it’s also an easy to care for perennial. Barrenwort is compact and hardy, requiring no special care from you. It’s drought tolerant and holds no fascination for deer and rabbits, so you won’t have to worry about it being nibbled upon as your other plants sometimes are. All in all, Barrenwort is an exceptional plant for your yard.*Decorative Foliage*Spring Flowers*Hardy.
Sweet, Soft, Silky, and SilverThe Artemisia ‘Silver Mound’, Artemisia schmidtiana, is a wonderful soft, silky, silver-gray accent that is useful in many gardens.‘Silver Mound’ is a non-spreader and produces small yellow flowers. The foliage has a wonderful aroma. With a height of 12″-14″ and a plant spread of 12″-24″, this plant cannot be passed up.‘Silver Mound’ needs full sun and will grow well in average, well-drained soil. It well do best in low humid areas but is drought tolerant.Its excellent foliage goes great in front of borders to set your garden apart from the rest.Try ‘Silver Mound’ with Echinacea ‘Purple Coneflower’ or Rudbeckia ‘Black Eyed Susan’ to add interest in your garden or to accent fresh or dried flower arrangements.Use Silver Mound as edging, groundcover, or in containers. Divide every 2 or 3 years in the early spring or fall to maintain the plants vigor.*Silky Soft Foliage*Rabbit & Deer Resistant*Loves Sun and Drier Soil .
Japanese Spurge (pachysandra terminalis variegate) Groundcover with Ornamental Foliage Japanese Spurge is a perennial groundcover with ornamental foliage. Dress up those barren areas under your trees, or plant a few on a shady slope for some colorful definition year round. Your Japanese Spurge is an evergreen that knows how to liven up those dry, shady spots in the yard. Its oval leaves create a dense groundcover with various shades of green and white that are sure to lend a distinctive, finished look to wherever you plant it. Each 4-inch, glossy leaf is endowed with both muted and dark greens. This blend of colors is accented by serrated edges adorned with creamy white highlights. The understated elegance of the rich foliage will be the perfect complement to your other plantings. Japanese Spurge maintains its color quite well in shade, but will whiten if exposed to too much sun. As an added benefit your Japanese Spurge will welcome spring with 2-inch spikes of white blossoms before settling in for the rest of the season. Deer and rabbits leave it alone, and you can too as it requires very little maintenance. It doesn’t mind dense shade and is drought tolerant as well. There are no serious disease or pest problems or concern, so you won’t have to buy expensive sprays or treatments. All in all your Japanese Spurge is a lovely groundcover that will serve you and your landscape well. *Decorative Foliage*Spring Flowers.
Single Pink SpreaderRosa Hybrids, Oso Easy ‘Fragrant Spreader’, Rosa Hybrids ‘Oso Easy™ ‘Fragrant Spreader’ PP#15,981, is a wonderful groundcover rose that remains very compact but spreads to 4′ wide! This Proven Winners Color Choice rose has a profusion of of fragrant, single pink flowers in late spring through late summer. Oso Easy™ ‘Fragrant Spreader’ foliage is deer resistant and remains clean without ever spraying! A great choice for mass plantings!Grow it with medium moisture, in slightly acidic, well-drained garden loams in full sun. Avoid overhead watering but water deeply and regularly (mornings are best). It is a great choice for mass plantings and is appropriate for groundcovers, border fronts, cottage gardens, foundations, rose gardens or banks. * Multiple uses* Compact* Blooms All Season.
Grows in water! Some plants like it when it’s wet. Soft Rush (Juncus effusus) can take it really wet! It naturally grows at water’s edge, in both fresh and salt water, and even grows strong in up to 4” of standing water. So, if you have a pool, pond or creek water feature in your garden and you are looking for a perfect landscape plant, look no further than Soft Rush.It doesn’t have to grow in water. It grows in good garden soil, too, as long as there is plenty of watering during the hot summer season. It grows 2-4 feet tall and forms beautiful straight clumps of grass-like foliage that can look both naturally wild and modernly formal, depending how you use it.Soft Rush is totally low maintenance and carefree. It is evergreen where the winters are mild, but is a reliable perennial grass where winters get a little colder. Just sheer the dormant plant to the ground and it will come back strong year after year.Wildlife like it for shelter and nest building, so you will likely have a garden buzzing with activity all year.If you are planting a rain garden or have a swale for water runoff, then you will definitely appreciate Soft Rush. It will quickly and easily help anchor your wet spots where other plants would struggle. This is a great plant that fills the gap in hard to grow areas. Don’t wait to order yours!* Tall grasslike foliage * Evergreen in mild climates, reliable perennial in others* Sun or dappled shade* Easy care once established* Thrives in wet spots in the garden, even standing water.
An elegant, upright, house plant Ferns are an elegant plant. They bring a cool, green sophistication to any setting. Kimberly Queen Fern, Nephrolepis obliterata ‘Kimberly Queen’, isn’t as famous as other ferns – Boston or Dallas ferns, for instance – but it deserves to be. It has all of the lovely qualities of the more well-known ferns, but with improvements. This Australian import can grow to three feet high, but the Kimberly Queen Fern tends to stay more tight and compact than other ferns. It also grows upright, not flopping over like a big Boston fern does. This means that you can use it in pots with other plants around its base, because they won’t be blocked under fountain-like leaves. It is not affected by humidity – or the lack thereof – so it excels as a more easy care houseplant than you might be used to with other ferns. It looks great in the back of the border if planted outside, making a lacy backdrop for other perennials through the summer and fall. If you want to dig your Kimberly Queen Fern up and bring her inside for the winter, she will be more than happy to be a nonintrusive house guest. Make sure to water her well, but then let her dry out before watering again. Even though she is far more forgiving than other ferns you’ve had in the past, too much or too little water will stress her out, like all ferns. For a quick touch of elegance, invite Kimberly Queen home today! * Great indoors or out * Shade lover * Tolerant of low or high humidity.
Dwarf Bamboo with Colorful Foliage Whitestripe Bamboo is a dwarf Bamboo with colorful foliage. Plant several as an attractive groundcover near a walkway or use one in a patio container for a unique accent. Your Whitestripe Bamboo features narrow, light green leaves in spring which gradually transition to variegated foliage with white stripes. As the season progresses, the ornamental foliage produces one more blast of color as the variegated greenery turns yellow for autumn. It’s a visually stunning plant when used as a companion to other less vibrant offerings. The variegated, dense nature is perfect for almost any space where you’d like a bit of filler, and it will do well in shade or sun. Dwarf Whitestripe Bamboo grows to 4 feet in height with an equal spread. It has an upright, spreading habit and is a fast-grower, so you can expect quick results when planting a Dwarf Whitestripe. Bamboo is a wonderful plant to have in any yard. It’s exotic enough to draw the eye without being so exotic that it’s hard to care for. Dwarf Whitestripe is a great way to try out a Bamboo plant without needing a lot of space and its hardy, easy-to-care-for nature will prove a delight. Try one today! *Variegated foliage *Hardy *Dwarf.
Compact Anemone with Bright Late-Season ColorPretty Lady Emily is a compact anemone with bright pink blooms summer to fall color. Plant several as a short border, or one as a focal point in a small flower bed. If you’ve ever thought you couldn’t have an anemone in your garden because of the space requirements, think again.Your Pretty Lady Emily is a more compact variety of anemone. The smaller space requirements make it possible for you to plant several of these throughout your landscape. The outstanding feature of your Pretty Lady Emily is, of course, its lovely flowers. Light pink with stunning yellow stamens, the blooms seem to call your attention as you walk by. The delightfully double, 2-inch flowers appear in mid-summer and continue on into fall.As the season draws to a close, your Pretty Lady Emily’s blossoms will serve as a cut flower to brighten your home and draw even more enjoyment from this outstanding perennial. Pretty Lady Emily is a long-lived perennial which has a medium growth rate and is easy to grow. Deer and rabbits tend to leave it alone, but butterflies love it.For a late-blooming perennial that’s prolific and easy to care for, look no further than the Pretty Lady Emily. *Compact*Blooms Summer Through Fall*Resists Rabbits and Deer.
Fast Growing Groundcover That Thrives in ShadeWild Ginger is an ornamental perennial with uniquely decorative foliage. Plant several as a short border or groundcover. They would also look terrific along a natural area of your property or woodland path.You’ve never seen foliage quite like this. Unlike other wild gingers that have tiny leaves, the Asarum Splendens steps into the spotlight with magnificent foliage and color. It is perhaps the most ornamental of all the gingers. The leaves are 6-inch long, heart-shaped visions of perfection. Each maintains a dark green color with splashes of silver standing out in sharp contrast. The effect is breathtaking up close and head-turning at a distance. This Wild Ginger variety will certainly bring definition and light to any area you plant it in. Your Wild Ginger will do great in shade among other plantings and thrive in many types of soil. This Wild Ginger produces small but pretty flowers. The 2-inch deep, cup-shaped purple blooms appear in the spring at ground level.Your Wild Ginger is deer and rabbit resistant, and very easy to grow. It pretty much takes care of itself. It spreads quite quickly for a ginger, making it a good investment. In fact, the Asarum Splendens has been known to develop foot-long rhizomes in one season. For a truly unique and beautiful groundcover plant, you can’t do better than the Asarum Splendens Wild Ginger. * Large 6″ Heart Shaped Leaves* Leaves are Green with Silver Highlights* Fast Growing Groundcover That Thrives in Shade.
Late-Blooming, Compact Perennial with Outstanding FlowersThe Pretty Lady Diana is a late-blooming perennial with outstanding floral color. These anemone plants would look great as a border at the front of your flower garden or as container plantings on your patio. For late season color in your yard, the Pretty Lady Diana can’t be beat!The green foliage brightens up the spring landscape long before the flowers appear.Two-inch flowers bloom profusely from mid-summer to fall, creating a perfect complement to your other fall bloomers with their vibrant, deep pink intensity.You’ll marvel at how the bright yellow stamens of each flower highlight the salmon hues, creating an effect that causes them to visually pop out of your landscape. Your Pretty Lady Diana is a variety of anemone that has earlier and longer blooms than others, but is also valued because of its compact nature. If you’ve always wanted anemones in your yard, but couldn’t use them because of their height, the Pretty Lady Diana is a great alternative.The Pretty Lady Diana is clearly a great alternative to the larger variety of anemone and a lovely choice for many locations in your garden. They are long-lived and don’t require a lot of special care.Why not plant a few today for some bright splashes of summer and fall color in your yard! *Large Pink Flowers*Compact Plant*Summer to Fall Blooms.
Versatile Groundcover with Outstanding ColorSedum Sunsparkler Dazzleberry (SEDUM SUNSPARKLER DAZZLEBERRY) is a brilliant new sedum that you are going to want in your garden. Words and pictures don’t do this lovely plant justice. This is one you need to see in person to believe.This is one of the amazing Sunsparkler series of quick-spreading, drought-resistant, super-colorful Sedums. Dazzleberry keeps your sunny, hot garden interesting and colorful from late spring to the first frost. Only 8” high, but 18” wide, this is a fast spreader for hot, bare areas.Even without the flowers, this is an interesting plant. The gray-blue leaves catch your eyes, even at a distance. It stays colorfast even through the heat and humidity of late summer. But because this plant is more than its foliage, giant 8” flower heads top the blue-gray foliage of for almost 2 months in late summer and fall. They are such a sharp raspberry red you’ll have trouble deciding whether you love the flowers or the foliage more!Dazzleberry is the best solution for hard-to-plant banks, steep slopes and that dusty garden spot that bakes in the sun. They are perfect for that one container you have that doesn’t get watered as often as it should, too. Standing up to heat, cold, poor soil and long periods of drought are what make this a stand out plant for your garden.With a little pampering and some good drainage that first summer, there’s no stopping these great Sunsparkler sedums!* Raspberry Red Flower-heads* Sturdy Thick Blue Stems* Loves Sun, Heat, Drought, and Butterflies.
A perfect groundcover for the shade!Do you have a shaded area on the north side of your house that is crying out for a hardy, sure-bet groundcover to fill in a bare spot where nothing else grows for you? Quickly fill that area with lovely Japanese Spurge (Pachysandra terminalis). Also known as Pachysandra, this shrubby, evergreen ground cover only grows 8-12″ high and spreads by rhizomes to form a dense carpet of rich, dark green foliage.Not to be outdone by the showy foliage, Japanese Spurge shoots up tiny white flowers in 1-2″ long spikes in early spring. The flowers are not particularly flashy, but on close inspection are quite attractive.Pachysandra can be used as a lawn substitute in shaded non-traffic areas and ground cover for shade areas. It is an excellent selection for shaded areas under shallow-rooted trees. Plant them 6 inches apart and they will completely fill your garden bed in a couple of years.This is one of few evergreens that thrives in heavy to complete shade. This makes it invaluable in some specific landscape situations. The light green looks especially good in front of darker shade tolerant evergreens, like hollies and boxwoods (of which pachysandra is a close relative). Make sure to enclose it with an edger to keep it in place. It has become invasive in some parts of the country, so check with your local USDA office if you’re concerned.If you have a tough shady spot, Japanese spurge will thrill you with its groundcover power! Order yours today!* Evergreen * Trouble-free and maintenance-free * Thrives in deep shade.
A Carpet of Stunning Color Every Spring Fire Spinner is a groundcover that lays down a carpet of stunning color each spring. This is perfect for those difficult, dry spots in your yard, or any space where you could use its dense nature to control those pesky weeds. It would also look amazing trailing over the sides of your patio containers. Your fire Spinner is a type of Ice Plant that creates a fast-growing mat of fleshy, evergreen foliage. The 2-inch tall perennial will spread to 2 feet in width and remain a vibrant green throughout the year. It’s lovely for the foliage alone, but when spring arrives you won’t be able to believe your eyes! Like flat, toy spinners, the bright tri-color blooms look like they could start twirling at any second. The 1 ½-inch blossoms have white centers with varying shades of fuchsia blending out to fiery-orange tips. The effect is almost neon in nature, especially when they cover the foliage like a thick floral carpet in your yard. Just imagine this fiery carpet of stunning color as a border along your driveway to welcome you home each day with its stunning color. Fire Spinner will bloom every spring and last into summer. The foliage is evergreen, enhancing your winter landscape’s darker colors. It’s hardy, easy to manage and will fit in well for those difficult to manage areas. They thrive in dry and hot conditions. Butterflies love them but deer will leave them alone. Quite simply a spectacular plant with a variety of outstanding features, Fire Spinner is a must have for your landscape today. * Bright, Prolific Flowers * Lovely Foliage * Hardy.