Bushels of blooms from spring to fall Daylilies are named for the beautiful flowers they produce that last for only one day. Even though ‘Pardon Me’ Daylily flowers last only one day, it blooms new flowers almost EVERY DAY all season long! Once these diminutive but feisty plants are established in your garden, you will have fresh flowers constantly. The sparkling 3” cranberry-wine flowers with chartreuse green throats are eye-catching across the garden and command attention in the front of a sunny border. They make excellent bedding plants and good cut flowers. It is a class of daylilies called ‘reblooming’ that assures you will have color from mid-summer through to fall. Even when not in bloom the strappy, grass-like clumps of leaves look striking in the garden. Super easy to care for, you can really ‘plant-‘em-and-forget-‘em’. At least until you need to divide them up and share the wealth because they’ve grown so much. Pardon Me Daylily is a great perennial plant that will give you an excellent show all season – reblooming again and again. Don’t miss out on this lovely daylily in our own garden. * Fragrant 3 Cranberry Wine Flowers* Reblooms* Lightly scented.
Fast-Growing, Prolific Iris African Iris, Dietes iridioides, is an evergreen perennial with fantastic flowers. Plant a few in your rock garden or perhaps in a wooded area where African Iris plants will lend color and definition. These would also do terrific in some poolside containers, or mixed sporadically into a border. Iris’ always have the look of the exotic about them, but unlike many fancy perennials that require pampering, Iris’ tend to be hardy, easy-to-care-for plants…and African Iris is no exception. Your African iris is a magnificent Iris variety, with 3-inch blooms shooting up amid the lance leaf-like foliage from spring through fall. The gorgeous blossoms are pristine white, accented with shades of yellow and lavender. Each spectacular bloom lasts one day, but with the repeating nature of this Iris variety, you won’t miss out on enjoying its marvelous display. The dark green leaves of your African Iris are evergreen, so will provide some vertical definition to your landscape even when it’s not in bloom. Africa Iris plants will grow 2 to 3 feet tall with a 3 to 4 foot spread. It has a clumping habit and vigorous nature. African Iris is a very hardy perennial that requires no special care and adapts easily to a variety of conditions. Iris’ tend to be hardy, fast-growing perennials that not only produce fantastic, exotic-looking blooms, but maintain an evergreen nature. They’re perfect for almost any location. It’s the type of perennial you can plant and forget…but you’re sure to not forget this impressive Iris when it’s in your yard this year! * Summer flowers * Works well in containers * Profuse/repeat bloomer * Fast growing * Evergreen * Standing water tolerant * Cold hardy.
Pink, Red, and Ruffles The Hemerocallis ‘Strawberry Candy’, also known as a Daylily, has a wonderful color of a strawberry-pink blend with a rosy-red eye zone, a golden green throat, and ruffled edges. It has a flower size of 4.5”, and its dark green foliage will reach a height of 26” and a plant spread of 12-24”. It won the Stout Silver Medal in 1998, the Award of Merit in 1996 and Honorable Mention in 1993; one can see why! ‘Strawberry Candy’ will bloom from May through July, with outstanding color and is a definite rebloomer. ‘Strawberry Candy’ prefers a full sun area that is well-drained. Although the blooms will last only for one day, there are many blooms on strong stems that rise above tall grassy foliage. Remove dead foliage in late fall. Use ‘Strawberry Candy’ for cut flowers, massing, edging, in borders or in mixed containers and tubs. Planted together in large numbers, they quickly crowd out weeds and make a carefree and colorful ground cover. Daylilies can survive many harsh conditions that other plants cannot. This includes city environments, slopes, poor and dry soils, near pavement that is salted in winter, and under Black Walnut trees (not affected by juglone). ‘Strawberry Candy’ is one of the best daylilies you can have in your garden! *Large 4.5 Pink Petals with Red Eyes*Bloom Early Summer*Attracts Butterflies and Hummingbirds*Deer & Pest Resistant *Attracts Butterflies & Hummingbirds .
A color-changing coneflower! Echinacea (coneflower) is an American native that has been a mainstay of gardens since the first ones were discovered in the vast prairies of the mid-west. Due to intensive breeding programs over the last decade, their popularity has skyrocketed. In addition to the initial purple and yellow, they now come in a rainbow of colors. Only one, though, comes in a rainbow of colors on one flower! Butterfly Rainbow Marcella Echinacea comes in mouthwatering sherbet colors. It starts off a sassy tangerine dream and ages from the center out to a blushing raspberry royale. The two-toned effect of the orange and pink together is luscious. Plant Butterfly Rainbow Marcella in full sun and average soil and watch her explode with color. Once established she will bring you years of pleasure. She also becomes more heat and drought tolerant as the years go by.These are beautiful cut flowers, too. The more you cut, the more they flower! Birds love the high central cones and if you let the flowers dry on the plant they make striking winter silhouettes. Plant these kaleidoscope lovelies in your garden this year and enjoy years of mouthwatering beauty. * Color-changing flowers* Great cutting flowers* Drought and heat tolerant* Attracts birds and butterflies.
Carefree perennial with recurring blooms! OK, so it’s not faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive or able to leap tall buildings in a single bound. Sunshine Superman is still a garden hero. How? It IS able to save your garden from being super boring! You will be hard pressed to find a brighter yellow than you find with Coreopsis Sunshine Superman (Coreopsis pubescens ‘Sunshine Superman’). This the kind of yellow that requires you pass out sunglasses to your garden visitors. The sheer abundance of yellow flowers all summer and into the fall will energize your garden. A carefree perennial, you can plant coreopsis and be sure of many years of recurring blooms. Easy to care for and very hardy, coreopsis are staples in any perennial flower bed. The airy leaves soften formal plantings and fluff out cottage gardens. They combine well with reds and oranges for a hot tropical look or with blues and lavenders for a classic combo. Deadheading will keep the blooms pumping out, unless you want them to reseed, which they will happily do for you!Trust us, you don’t want just one of these plants in your garden. Order a bunch from Nature Hills today! * Blooms all summer into fall* Easy care* Hot color.
Prolific Bloomer with Brilliant Color Little Goldstar, Rudbeckia ‘Little Goldstar’, is a heavy-blooming, knee-high variety of Black-Eyed Susan. It’s a stand-out in any setting with its vibrant yellow orange color. Use several as container plants on a patio or brighten a border with a line of these compact beauties. A Little Goldstar in your yard ensures a burst of sunshine from midsummer to fall. The 2-inch blossoms are yellow orange sunbursts of color providing a dense cover for the 15 inch tall, rounded plant of equal spread. The prominent, dark centers lend a dramatic contrast to the daisy-like shape of the brilliantly-colored flowers. With Little Goldstar you’re sure to draw even more color to our yard as butterflies and bees will flock to its striking beauty. Do a little deadheading, and you’ll extend your bloom time even further. Little Goldstar is an incredibly hardy plant that’s not only a show-stopper in the yard, but has other uses as well. You’ll find that the Little Goldstar’s cut flowers are durable and they are even excellent dried and used in various craft projects. Leave the blooms on in the fall and songbirds will feast on the seeds of the dried cone, providing a treat for your wildlife. For bright, long-lasting color with little care, the Little Goldstar simply can’t be beat. *Heavy blooming*Easy to grow*Deer Resistant.
Sumptuous Color in a Delightful Perennial Raspberry Truffle Coneflower is a prolific perennial with outstanding blooms. Plant several along a border, or scatter throughout your flower beds for a showy splash of color through late summer. Have you ever eaten a raspberry truffle? Remember that feeling of your teeth breaking through the outer shell and the creamy blend of fruit-flavor and satiny chocolate on your tongue? It’s a moment of pure sensual bliss for many people…and your first sight of your Raspberry Truffle Coneflower in bloom will be the same. The center of the coneflower starts out with a deep brown appearance, like a truffle nestled amid the raspberry floral confection, thus inspiring its name. Few things can compare with watching the blooms begin as pink daisies only to slowly transform into 5-inch double, button-top flowers in glorious shades of pink, red and brown. The one-of-a-kind pink/red blend of the outer ray petals perfectly frames the deeper hues of the fluffy center. It’s certainly a delectable display of nature’s majesty. Your Raspberry Truffle Coneflower is compact, with chocolate-colored stems that are sturdy enough to firmly elevate your floral treat above the garden plantings. It’s a hardy little plant overall, being tolerant of heat, humidity and drought. Raspberry Truffle Coneflower is also pest resistant, including deer who seem to take no interest in it at all, it can handle the cold, and is easy to care for. For a glorious floral confection that will delight your garden and your senses, the Raspberry Truffle Coneflower is an outstanding choice. *Outstanding Blooms *Hardy *Deer Resistant *Drought Tolerant.
The Verbena Tukana – Scarlet, is dense and very vigorous, and it sports a thick mat of 2 1/2- to 3-inch bloom clusters from late spring until frost, transforming any sunny spot into a showplace. Why simply cover ground when you can roll out the scarlet colored carpet with Tukana Scarlet? This exciting Verbena is tops for disease resistance, quick coverage, and best of all, color intensity! A sensational and really different Verbena series that is very early blooming and features large flowers and a mounding habit. As long as the soil is extremely well drained, verbena will reward gardeners with countless clusters of small blooms all season The Verbena Tukana Scarlet is low maintenance, self-cleaning, and no deadheading necessary. It’s fairly drought-tolerant, making it a great choice for any gardener. The intense color and lush foliage cascades over baskets, window boxes, and containers and transforms them into spectacular works of art. * Vigorous* Disease resistant* Low maintenance.
Enjoy Bright Yellow Flowers all Summer Long Tuscan Sun Sunflower (Heliopsis ‘Tuscan Sun’ PP18,763) is the shortest, most well-behaved of the native ox-eyed daisies on the commercial market today and we are proud to be selling it at Nature Hills. Growing only 15-“-20” tall (most ox-eyes grow to 3’-4’) this little daisy covers itself in sunshine-yellow flowers with orange-gold centers all summer. Not only does it command attention in your garden, the little stems are stiff enough to bring armloads of flowers into your home for flower arrangements, too. But you don’t have to cut the flowers. This is one of the few daisies that doesn’t need dead-heading to thrive and continue to pump out flowers. You aren’t going to be the only one to notice the flowers, either – butterflies and bees love to visit them, too. Plant Tuscan Sun Sunflowers in full sun or light shade, in the perennial border or the flower bed. Thriving in almost any soil – even poor, infertile soils – this is a tough cookie that will bring you smiles year after year. * Continuous bright yellow flowers all season * American Native * Low-maintenance and drought tolerant.
Loads of cheerful yellow flower all season long Happy Returns Daylily (Hemerocallis ‘Happy Returns’) is one of those powerhouse flowers that every garden needs. Starting in the spring this little front-of-the-border daylily starts pumping out it’s clear sunshine-yellow flowers and rarely pauses to take a breath until the first frost of the year. Often spoken of in relation to the queen of yellow daylilies, Stella d’Oro, Happy Returns is superior in so many ways. The yellow color is clear – no trace of red or orange – so that it blends with pinks and purples exceptionally well. It also pumps out twice as many flowers as Stella on a smaller plant. Super easy to grow, Happy Returns isn’t fussy – just give it a good sunny spot, well-drained soil and divide it every three years or so and you will be rewarded with traffic-stopping yellow blooms all season Make sure you order more than one so that you can scatter them around your yard for sunny yellow flowers in your borders, beds and containers. Oh yeah, did we mention that it’s FRAGRANT, too? * Tons of fragrant yellow flowers once established* Great in the border* Super easy care.
Beautiful Buttercup Blooms Stella de Oro’ (sometimes spelled Stella d’Oro) has become a bona fide garden favorite, with almost too many benefits to mention! This perfect daylily (a former “Perennial of the Year”) has fragrant, ruffled buttercup-yellow flowers with apricot throats that measure about 2-½ inches across. These flowers are a beautiful contrast against forest-green, dense, sword like foliage. Plants normally get about a foot high and a foot or two wide, and can take the heat and drought of hot climates; It can even thrive in clay and acid soils. It’s a repeat bloomer, and will keep painting your garden with vivid color from May through July. ‘Stella de Oro’ prefers full sun and soil with good drainage. It attracts hummingbirds and butterflies while discouraging rabbits and insects. ‘Stella de Oro’ is wonderful for small places, such as containers on patios or the small garden. Planted together in large numbers, they quickly crowd out weeds and make a carefree and colorful ground cover. Daylilies can survive many harsh conditions that other plants cannot. This includes polluted city environments, slopes, poor and dry soils, near pavement that is salted in winter, and under Black Walnut trees (not affected by juglone). ‘Stella de Oro’ is a compact, charming daylily that re-blooms over a long period and has adaptability to a wide range of planting zones and conditions. It will certainly become one of your most popular and favorite daylilies! * Fragrant Ruffled Yellow Flowers* Compact and Fragrant* Blooms All Season.