Sedum Autumn Joy

Sedum Autumn Joy
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A Beautiful Garden Red-head Sedum Autumn Joy (SEDUM spectabile Autumn Joy, also known as Sedum ‘herbstfreude’) is one of the most exciting and hardy garden perennials that you can plant in your garden. It blends so well with other plants and makes such a statement that you’ll wonder why you’ve never grown it before! Autumn Joy is one of the most well-known and widely planted of all the sedums. It is easily one of the finest of all upright Sedums. The succulent-like leaves are a charming green all season. (In milder climates, all year!) The umbrella-like flower heads are pink and change to a rosy red and finally a deep garnet in fall. The flowers bloom from July to September and stay in bloom until frost. If you leave the plant alone, the flower heads turn a dark brown and look great covered in winter snow. You can clip off the flowers in spring when the new growth starts. The plant is 18 tall and spreads to about 24, so it’s just right for your perennial border. Sedum ‘Autumn Joy’ needs to be planted in full sun in well-drained soil. It will tolerate most soil types and is drought resistant. ‘Autumn Joy’ is a great choice for beds and borders and excellent as a cut flower. It is also a great butterfly and bee attractor. Don’t waste another day without a few of these in your garden. Order from us today! * Large Pink Flower Heads Change to Rosy Red* Sturdy Thick Dark Green Stems* Loves Sun, Heat, Drought, and Butterflies.

Julia Coneflower

Julia Coneflower
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Hardy Coneflower with Orange Flowers Julia is a hardy, compact Coneflower with long-lasting, bright orange blooms.  Place a few of these in your cutting or wildlife garden.  Julia is also lovely in patio containers, or anywhere you need a splash of color. Your Julia is a variety of Coneflower that is exceptional for both its color and form.  A compact and sturdy plant, Julie has strong stems to support its dozens of 4-inch blooms.  It begins flowering in early summer and keeps on going through late summer.  The bright orange, single flowers boast a large dark-copper cone.  The contrast is superb and sure to create a blazing spectacle of color wherever you plant it in your yard.  As the flowers age, they transform to a golden-orange, providing a little added variety to their color palette.  Julia’s compact nature makes it a perfect choice for those small spots in your yard where you’d like a lot of color, but thought you didn’t have the room.  It will make a wonderful cut flower for your kitchen table, so you can bring some of its bright radiance indoors as well.  Julia is drought, heat and humidity tolerant as well as pest and disease resistant.  It is quite simply one tough little plant. Your Julia Coneflower was named after a butterfly of the same color, and butterflies certainly love it.  Not only will butterflies and other pollinators frequent your yard in the summer, but the birds will love you too.  Leave some flowers to dry in the fall, and your songbirds will flock to the tasty seeds for winter sustenance.  Even though many creatures love it, deer will leave it alone. Julia would be a superb choice for almost any space in your garden. Strong and prolific, Julia is sure to be stand-out in your landscape this year. *Bright orange flowers*Long-blooming*Hardy*Wildlife interest.

Festival Star Baby’s Breath

Festival Star Baby's Breath
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Gypsophila Festival Star, Gypsophila ‘Festival Star™’ (PP#14,818), provides continuous cut flowers all summer long! Clouds of small white flowers float above densely branched plants from May through October! Gypsophila ‘Festival Star’ is a hardy baby’s breath that looks great in the landscape or in combination with annuals in baskets, mixed containers, or window boxes. The ice-white blooms provide a brilliant backdrop for other wildflower varieties. Plant in light, dry soil and provide a treatment of lime and mulch for winter protection. Cut the flowers for arrangements when half the blooms are open to extend vase life. You can also place Baby’s Breath upright or hang upside down in dry, dark, open, airy place. * Deadheading is not necessary* Deer resistant* Attracts butterflies.

Heavy Metal Switch Grass

Heavy Metal Switch Grass
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Hardy Grass with Ubique Color & Winter Interest The Grass ‘Heavy Metal Switch Grass’, Panicum virgatum ‘Heavy Metal’, is also known as Blue Switch Grass. The ‘Heavy Metal’ switch grass has a striking metallic blue leaf color. It has a very upright, erect growth habit and will not fall over in a heavy rain. In autumn, pink flowers are formed and the fall leaf color is yellow. Heavy Metal seed heads persist into winter which provides very nice winter interest. The loose, broad, weeping plumes of purple-green spike-like bloom stalks rise above the foliage. It is quite handsome when used in groups or as an accent plant in the landscape. It thrives in full to partial sun. This plant is a perennial and it provides excellent cover and food for wildlife. Heavy Metal is a natural native grass of North America. So it is tough and can tolerate many soil and growing conditions. * Colorful* Winter interest* Hardy.