Piglet Fountain Grass, Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Piglet’ PPAF, is a new fountain grass that is perfectly sized for any garden. At only 18 tall, Pennisetum ‘Piglet’ is half the size of Pennisetum ‘Hameln’ and much more floriferous than Pennisetum ‘Little Bunny’. In late summer, tawny plumes cascade up and above the finely textured, green foliage. Pennisetum ‘Piglet’ looks stunning with other late summer blooming perennials like asters or caryopteris. The value of this long-lived and low-maintenance fountain grass comes from the varied colors and textures of the foliage as well as the striking flower spikes. From earliest spring into the dead of winter, this grass offers an arresting display that complements flowering plants nearby while making an elegant statement on its own. ‘Piglet’ Fountain Grass is a good choice for busy gardeners because it requires little or no pruning, is resistant to most insects, and tolerates drought well. Plant in well drained soil..
Cranberries and Cream Blloms for Months! Hibiscus Luna Pink Swirl, Hibiscus moscheutos ‘Luna Pink Swirl’, is a compact variety with a very full and bushy habit. Bring a touch of the tropics home with this new color in the Luna series of hardy hibiscus. The Luna series produces big, bushy, well-branched plants without pinching. Enjoy dozens of huge blooms from mid-summer until frost! The flower petals are pink on one side and fade to light creamy pink on the other side – giving the flowers a swirl look. Dark cranberry red centers add to the beauty of these dazzling flowers. Grows well in any fertile, well-drained soil with ample moisture. Do not allow to dry to the wilting point. Be patient, hibiscus can be slow to emerge in spring. For best performance, plant in full sun in moist soil, before the heat of the summer. Suitable for very large containers, but pots must be protected over winter. Although the hibiscus grows tall, the need for staking is rare. These plants will die back to ground level during the winter months. Be careful to not over-water until plants show signs of growth! Hibiscus needs little care once established. It attracts butterflies and Hibiscus has the largest flowers of any perennial! * Light Pink with Dark Pink Eye and Highlights* Does Not Need to be Staked* Attracts Butterflies.
Flowers the Size of Dinner Plates! Hibiscus Luna Red, Hibiscus moscheutos ‘Luna Red’, is a wonderfully compact, bushy plant with gigantic 8 bright burgundy red flowers! It features dinner plate-sized, five-petaled, hollyhock-like flowers! The Luna series produces big, bushy, well-branched plants without pinching. The shorter stature of Hibiscus ‘Luna Red’ makes it an excellent choice for smaller gardens or large patio containers. Deer resistant! ‘Luna Red’ grows well in any fertile, well-drained soil with ample moisture. Do not allow to dry to the wilting point. Be patient; hibiscus can be slow to emerge in spring. For best performance, plant in full sun in moist soil before the heat of the summer. This hibiscus is suitable for very large containers, but pots must be protected over winter. These plants will die back to ground level during the winter months. Be careful to not over-water until plants show signs of growth! Hibiscus needs little care once established, attracts butterflies, and it has the largest flowers of any perennial! * Huge 8 Burgundy Flowers* 3 Compact Plant* Attracts Butterflies.
Color Transitions With Age The Coneflower ‘Green Envy’, Echinacea purpurea ‘Green Envy’, is an easy to grow flower that produces beautiful light green fading to pink daisy-like flowers. The Green Envy blooms from July to September and is a major attractor to butterflies and bees. It a must for any perennial gardens. The pretty flowers occur on tall dark green stems with dark green foliage. For best results, plant in full sun in a well drained area. Echinacea is known for its large flower heads that turn to seed in the fall. It is a great choice for cut flowers, and it adds a wilderness look to your garden. Not only is it a prized perennial for many gardeners, but it is also said to be a potent medicine. Echinacea is said to increase immune function, reduce the effects of colds and flu, fight off viral, bacterial and fungal infections and purify the blood and flush waste from the lymphatic system. Divide clumps when they become overcrowded (about every 4 years). ‘Green Envy’ usually reblooms without deadheading, but if spent flowers are removed, this procedure will encourage continued beautiful blooms and improves general appearance. This plant is deer and rabbit resistant. Create a group of these lovely pink blooms which will become a gorgeous focal point in your yard! * Flowers Change from Green to Pink Over Time* Blooms Late Summer Into Fall* Attracts Butterflies, Hummingbirds, and Birds.
Adds Height to Mixed Planters Cleome Senorita Rosalita, Cleome ‘Senorita Rosalita’ PPAF, is a newer cultivar that is very disease resistant but still has the tall beautiful dark green foliage and beautiful pink and white spidery blossoms. Its lavish dark green foliage creates a dramatic backdrop for the vivid pink blooms. A very heavy bloomer, Cleome Senorita Rosalita is a heat and drought tolerant plant that adds dramatic height to landscape beds; sterile flowers, and thornless, sticky-less, smell-less foliage adds to the appeal for this great garden performer. Because of its tall mounding habit, use in landscape beds for height or in large planters. This plant can be a perennial in zones 9-11. In zones 3-8 it is an annual only. * Vivid pink blooms* Heavy bloomer* Heat & drought tolerant .
Enjoy Incredible Color, Even When Not in Bloom! We all need a little mystery in our lives. Dark Towers Penstemon brings an air of chic mystery to your garden even before it blooms! Dark Towers arouses interest first with its deep red foliage. Then, to draw you in, it bursts open striking two-toned, tubular flowers that bloom on tall stems in early and mid-summer. The sweet blossoms are light pink, with a darker pink tone at their base that plays beautifully off of the ox-blood colored leaves. Penstemon is a hardy native that blooms reliably when planted in a place it loves. Commonly called ‘beard-tongue’, you have seen penstemon around forever. This variety is a newer cultivar that was chosen for its hardiness and color-fastness. A little taller than others in this class, its deep colors blend well with other natives like Black-eyed Susan and Muhly Grass. Did we mention that hummingbirds flock to penstemon like ducks to water? Your garden will be alive with birds and butterflies. For incredible color, even when not in bloom, you can’t beat Dark Towers as a great addition to your garden this year. Hardy and beautiful, Dark Towers is sure to please. * Dramatic foliage color* Wildlife interest* Heat and humidity tolerant.
Large Lime Green Flowers Coneflower Green Jewel, Echinacea purpurea ‘Green Jewel’ (PP#18,678), is a fragrant jewel every garden must have! The large green cone center is surrounded by soft green petals that stay true to their color as they age. ‘Green Jewel’ has truly lime green flowers on a nicely compact habit. It is perfect for fresh cut or dried floral arrangements. Echinacea ‘Green Jewel’ was discovered by Piet Oudolf and introduced through Future Plants. For best results, plant in full sun in a well drained area. Echinacea is known for its large flower heads that turn to seed in the fall. It is a great choice for cut flowers, and it adds a wilderness look to your garden. Not only is it a prized perennial for many gardeners, but it is also said to be a potent medicine. Divide clumps when they become overcrowded (about every 4 years). ‘Green Jewel’ usually reblooms without deadheading, but if spent flowers are removed, this procedure will encourage continued beautiful blooms and improves general appearance. This coneflower keeps coming all summer on tall plants with excellent branching; deer resistant. If you leave some spent blooms on the plants in fall their seeds provide winter food for birds. You can enjoy the dried seed heads as well, because they will provide architectural interest in the winter. ‘Green Jewel’ will give you weeks of color with its outstanding and unusually brilliant lime green color! * Petals Stay Lime Green* Large Flowers Bloom All Summer* Compact Plant.