Colors Opposite TemperaturesEuphorbia Ascot Rainbow, Euphorbia martinii ‘Ascot Rainbow’ is a succulent which produces spikes of flowers (bracts) that are a blend of cream, lime and green that appear from late winter through spring.The foliage of Ascot Rainbow displays tones of cream and grey green in the spring and summer. It matures to a stunning red and pink when the cooler months of the year arrive. With its narrow, grey-green leaves edged in yellow, this flamboyant Euphorbia will add a bright spot in your garden all summer.Ascot Rainbow can be used as a great accent plant for containers because it is such a distinct and unique succulent. Use gloves when handling because the sap is an irritant. It has an extreme tolerance to heat and dryness and is easy to grow and will provide stunning foliage throughout the year.*Very Early Spring Blooms*Foliage Changes Color With Temperature*Loves Heat and Drought.
Pink Blooms in Wet SoilCinderella Butterfly Plant, Asclepias incarnata ‘Cinderella’, is a virtually hassle-free perennial, offering three months of vanilla-scented, rose-pink flowers in large, compact clusters from midsummer to early fall.Deadheading the flowers will stimulate another bloom cycle about a month after the first one. The flowers, which are heavily laden with nectar and pollen, are particularly attractive to hummingbirds, butterflies, bees, and other beneficial insects.Asclepias incarnata ‘Cinderella’ is easily grown in medium to wet soils in full sun. It is surprisingly tolerant of average well-drained soils in cultivation even though the species is native to swamps and wet meadows.Plants have deep taproots and are best left undisturbed once established. Foliage is slow to emerge in spring. Once established, Cinderella Swamp Milkweed requires little care.Though it is perfectly cold-hardy in the north, mulching plants in winter will help prevent frost-heaving. In spring, trim back last year’s growth and await the beautiful new foliage that will appear a bit later than other perennials.Following the fabulous flowers, typical Cinderella Milkweed seed pods develop which rupture to reveal seeds with long, silvery-white, silky hairs.*Pink Blooms Mid Summer Through Fall*Attracts Hummingbirds and Butterflies*Deer Resistant*Loves Wet Soil and Full Sun.
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.
Ballerina-Pink Pincushions All SeasonAt Nature Hills we love flowers that need to be looked at close-up. When flowers are unique enough to make you stop and look closer they demand that you slow down just a little bit. Who couldn’t use a few moments of contemplation of a flower? If you agree with us, then you will love Scabiosa Pink Mist (SCABIOSA columbaria Pink Mist). This is an old garden favorite that works really well in the modern garden. The pincushion flower heads all but demand that you look more closely.The ballerina-pink blooms are perfect for edging your borders and definitely belong in your cutting garden. The grey-green foliage is striking with the pink flowers. The colors are reminiscent of faded damask and are very chic in flower arrangements.Pink Mist has wonderful 2″ pink flowers that bloom from June to October, a very full bloom season.It is best to plant Pink Mist Scabiosa in full sun, with well-drained soil. They should be watered regularly throughout the warmer months to increase their overall performance.Deadheading them after the first flush of bloom will encourage repeat bloom time. ‘Pink Mist’ is great for attracting butterflies, hummingbirds and other pollinators. They are excellent in rock gardens, borders, perennial beds and even in containers.* Light pink flowers* Long Bloom Period* Great cut flowers.
Enthralling Double Flowers from France!You might think that you know the beautiful hibiscus. You might even consider yourself an aficionado of the tropical flowers and lush foliage. But when you’ve met the newest star in the hibiscus world, you’ll feel like you don’t know anything.French Cabaret Blush is the first in a series of thickly ruffled double-flowered hibiscus from French breeder Corinne Liquiere at Minier Nursery in France. Trust us – if its pedigree doesn’t impress you, then its flowers will.French Cabaret Blush blooms profusely from July to October with double flowers in large pom-poms that look for all the world like the petticoats of French can-can dancers. The dark pink flower buds open like huge double carnations in a delicate blush pink with shades of white mixed in like masterful paint strokes. As if that weren’t enough, the flowers are sterile, which means they produce no seed. What does that mean to you? It means that French Cabaret Blush puts all of its effort into producing tons of amazing flowers for you all season long without spending energy on producing seeds.Easy to grow in any average soil – even very dry or very alkaline – these hibiscus will change the way you see this wonderful group of shrubs.Order a few for your garden today and enjoy the bountiful blooms all summer.* First Editions® Plants* Fresh new look for hibiscus* Very double flowers all season* Easy care.
Cold Hardy, Sun Loving, Tropical Beauty!Eucomis Oakhurst, Eucomis ‘Oakhurst’, produces gorgeous and vibrant strap-like burgundy foliage. The flower heads resemble pineapples and are perfectly cylindrical. ‘Oakhurst’ grows best in full sun, is heat tolerant, and forms a clump 2 feet tall and wide at maturity.This bulbous perennial has light green leaves that have purple spots underneath. The leaves give way to light purple flowers in mid to late summer. ‘Oakhurst’ loves deep humus and even moisture.Overwinter dormant bulbs in a frost-free place where not hardy. This pineapple lily makes a great container plant and in northern climatesWith its tropical look, this distinctive and unusual sun loving plant exhibits a grand, upright habit that blends well in combination containers. The flowers are excellent for cutting and last up to six weeks in a vase.Show off its amazing colors, ‘Oakhurst’ allows a gardener to experience something new and different, so if you are a gardener that likes to try something new, ‘Oakhurst’ is a good choice!* Clumping, upright habit* Burgundy foliage* Northern climate .