Petite Lavender Blooms All Season Periwinkle, Vinca minor, is also known as Trailing Myrtle, Dwarf Periwinkle and Creeping Myrtle. This species of Periwinkle is one of the most popular and widely used ground covers. Trailing stems with smooth, evergreen leaves (to 1.5 long) root at the nodes as they go along the ground and quickly spread to form an attractive ground cover. Tubular, lavender blue, phlox-like flowers (to 1 inch across) appear in the leaf axils in spring and continue to flower intermittently throughout summer into fall. Foliage will mound up to 6 tall. Periwinkles are used as a versatile ground cover and provide good cover for bulb beds. Effective on slopes or banks to stabilize soils and prevent erosion. Easily grown in average, dry to medium wet, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. It tolerates full shade, but it prefers moist, humusy soils in part shade. Plant 12-18 apart to cover large areas. This evergreen perennial is similar in all ways to Vinca Major except the flower is a little smaller. * Lavender Blue Flowers Throughout the Season* Evergreen Viny Groundcover* Dry or Moist Soils in Part Shade .
Versatile Groundcover with Outstanding Color Sedum 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.
Looks Great in Containers & Hanging Baskets The Licorice, Lemon Licorice, ‘Helichrysum petiolare’, is a pale lime plant that lets you do a little to get a lot. Licorice plants are exceptionally easy to grow, requiring little fertilizer. The Lemon Licorice is a restrained grower with velvety soft foliage. This plant is an excellent choice for hanging baskets or mixed containers. It’s especially useful in mixed containers as it tends to grow outward which makes a planter or basket look larger. Licorice does best in a well-drained soil, either in beds or containers. Lemon Licorice produces small white flowers that are insignificant and can be removed. For zones 9-11, this plant can also be a perennial. * Heat tolerant* Drought tolerant* Easy to grow .
Soft, Silvery, and Fuzzy Silver Carpet Lamb’s Ear (STACHYS Byzantina Silver Carpet) is a plant that demands to be touched. Kids can’t keep their hands off of it. It’s like petting, well, a little lamb! Lambs Ear is great for its visual interest and the way it contrasts with almost everything else in the garden. The unique gray color makes every other color beside it shine brighter and the beautifully rounded leaves make other foliage look more striking. This is a great edging plant that makes your borders and beds sing.’Silver Carpet’ loves full sun and good drainage. It appreciates some light afternoon shade in really hot climates. Mostly non-flowering, the lamb’s ear-shaped leaves of this plant are soft and silver in color and are completely fuzzy. We dare you to not touch them when you walk by! Lamb’s Ear will add texture and color in rock gardens, containers, perennial beds and pathways. It makes a soft collar around the base of a mailbox or bird bath. Try a few stuffed into pockets in a crumbling stone wall or in a crevice in a big rock. Use it as a phenomenal contrasting groundcover for fine textured grasses and sedges. You really can’t go wrong wherever you decide to use it! ‘Silver Carpet’ Lamb’s Ear makes a unique and stunning addition to any sunny border, so make sure to order yours soon! * Soft Silvery Fuzzy Foliage* Great Groundcover* Unique texture.
Improved Grass Thrives in Sun The Little Bluestem Grass’ Prairie Blues’, Schizachyrium scoparium ‘Prairie Blues’, is an improved selection of one of the most prevalent native grasses in the eastern United States. It displays consistent grey-blue, ribbon-like foliage that takes on hues of orange and red as the season transitions to autumn. This warm season grass has sturdy, narrow stems with an upright habit. ‘Prairie Blues’ thrives in hot, dry areas and’ is a great choice if you are looking to restore an eroded site, or for a plant that will grow in hot, dry areas where other plants have a hard time surviving. Grasses play an important role in a garden design. The great features of this ornamental grass, blue foliage and fall color, is a great addition to the design. Little Bluestem Prairie Blues is a vigorous, long-lived native grass. Because of the ease of care, drought tolerance, winter beauty and the way it adjusts to various soils and climates. Prairie Blues is deer resistant and attracts butterflies and birds feast on the seeds! ‘Prairie Blues’ is a must have! * 3 1/2 Foot Grey Blue Foliage in Summer* Foliage Turns Orange Red in Autumn* Loves Sun, Heat, and Dry Soil.
Versatile Shrub/Vine with Ornamental Features Vegetus Euonymus is a broadleaf, evergreen vine. Plant some as spreading groundcover around your trees and you won’t have as much trimming to do when you mow the lawn. Place one near an arbor or fence and let it become a living decoration that’s attractive even in winter. Vegetus Euonymus is an incredibly versatile plant. You can train it into a large shrub, leave as a groundcover or even urge it into a climbing vine. The small, elliptical leaves are evergreen with a thick texture and matte green color. Green-tinted, white flowers appear in summer followed by pretty pink capsules in mid-fall. A profusion of orange-red berries appear in autumn and last into winter, attracting birds and wildlife. Vegetus Euonymus will grow to 2 feet high with a 5-foot spread. This bushy, Asiatic twining shrub can be pruned anytime and into almost any shape. It’s a versatile and adaptable plant. Vegetus Euonymus is tolerant of both hot climates and cold hardy as well. It does well in most soils and even tolerates city and coastal conditions. A versatile plant that you can use almost anywhere, Vegetus Euonymus is plant that will always be an asset to your yard. * Adaptable to vine or shrub form * Evergreen * Flowers and berries * Wildlife interest * Hardy * Red Berries on Dark Green Foliage.
Drought Tolerant Colorful Groundcover The Gro-Low Sumac, Rhus aromatica ‘Gro-Low’, is a selection of Fragrant Sumac grown for its very low, wide-spreading habit. This low-growing, spreading perennial plant is a woody ground cover. On female plants, Gro-Low produces clusters of hairy red fruit in late summer and early autumn. Autumn color varies from orange and scarlet to a stunning reddish purple. The foliage is dense, glossy, and aromatic and is great for mass planting and bank control. Xeriscape plant. This fragrant sumac performs best in a moist, moderately fertile, well-drained soil. It thrives in acid soils, but tolerates alkaline soils too. Gro-Low prefers full sun but tolerates light shade; full sun is preferable to obtain best autumn color. The outstanding foliage in autumn is appreciated in many ornamental gardens. This sumac would look great as a central focus in your front yard! * Orange Scarlet Foliage in Autumn* 3′ High Woody Groundcover* Drought Tolerant.
Evergreen Turns Purple and Grows Anywhere Purple Wintercreeper Euonymus, Euonymus fortunei ‘Coloratus’, also known as Wintercreeper and Wintercreeper Eunonymus, is a dense, woody-stemmed, broadleaf evergreen vine-ish which comes in a variety of forms. Euonymus fortunei ‘Coloratus’,commonly called purple wintercreeper euonymus, is primarily a trailing ground cover form which typically grows to 6-9 tall. It spreads indefinitely by rooting stems as a sprawling, tangled, bushy mat. It is similar in habit to English ivy, in that it spreads along the ground, rooting as it goes, until it reaches a vertical surface which it then begins to climb.It features lustrous, ovate to elliptic, dark green leaves (1-2 long) which turn dark purple in fall and winter. Purple Wintercreeper has inconspicuous, sparse, greenish-white flowers that may appear in June. If allowed to climb a wall, tree or other structure, this plant assumes more vine-like characteristics. It is one of the most popular evergreen ground covers available in commerce today. This plant is a good ground cover for slopes. It is also used for container plantings, massing and erosion control. *Green Foliage Turns DarkPurple in Autumn*Will Grow Anywhere*Vigorous Growth.
A riot of color for your garden or container! Why settle for simple when you can have Chaos? Pink Chaos Coleus is here to shake up your shady garden beds and pots with an eye-catching crash of color on every plant. With its wild fusion of pure white, hot pink and mint green splotches on every leaf, Chaos isn’t a plant to ‘blend in’…it stands out. You have been warned. Despite the tropical look, Coleus are some of the most carefree plants that you can grow. Chaos does well in sun or shade and normal garden or potting soil. All it really asks for is steady water. (The tell-tale ‘coleus droop’ lets you know if you’re not giving it enough water. How easy is that?) Once the height of fashion in Victorian Europe, coleus plants were bought and sold for astronomical sums as each nobleman vied to have the most unique plants in his private collection. Eventually the craze died out and coleus were thought of as common-place. After almost losing the best colors to history, thankfully, we are in the middle of a renaissance of coleus love. The sheer number of colors and ease of growth make these some of the best garden bedding plants for American gardens. They are stellar container plants, too, and you can even bring them in to overwinter as stand-out house plants! Don’t miss the craze this time around! Order your Pink Chaos Coleus from us today! * Tri-colored foliage * Sun or shade * Easy care * Great in containers.
Hardy Perennial with 3-Season Foliage Color Autumn Leaves Coral Bells is a perennial with outstanding three season foliage color. A few of these would look beautiful in your perennial border or work well as edging plants. Autumn Leaves would also be quite stunning as a container planting. Three shades of red in one plant; Autumn Leaves is like having a different plant each season. In fact, this variety of Coral Bells has some of the most vibrant color you’ll ever see in a Coral Bell. The show begins in spring with the delightfully pink-tinged, red colors on the gently lobed leaves. As the season progress’, a pleasing taupe takes over. Fall is when Autumn Leaves really lives up to its name as it displays blazing garnet-red color that will demand the notice of every passerby. As if the brilliant foliage wasn’t enough, your Autumn Leaves will put on a special show mid-summer. 15-inch shoots of fiery red will reach toward the sky and present a sprinkling of tiny pink-hued, white bells for a moment of whimsy amid the glory of early summer. Your Autumn Leaves Coral Bells is easy to care for, and bunnies and deer will leave it alone. It’s certainly a bright, vibrant plant for your landscape, and one that is sure to meet your expectations year after year. *Bright, changing foliage color*Early summer flowers*Hardy.
Double the Petals, Double the Fragrance If you are lucky enough to live in a place where gardenias grow in your garden, then you absolutely MUST plant the newest gardenia on the market – Double Mint (Gardenia jasminoides ‘Double Mint’). Why? Because Double mint has double the petals, double the flowers, double the bloom time and double that intoxicating fragrance you grow gardenias for in the first place. The double flowers are a whopping 2 inches across on strong stems– perfect for small bouquets and buttonholes should you want to take the fragrance with you. The flowers bloom profusely in the spring and re-bloom again in the summer all the way to fall, longer than many other gardenias. The compact shrub only grows 3’ high and wide, so it doesn’t grow out-of-bounds and is perfect for small space gardens and foundation plantings. The glossy leaves are evergreen and lush year-round. So, what if you don’t live in a place where you can grow these beautiful flowers outdoors? You’ll be happy to know that they will thrive in your favorite container in a sunny window all winter, even while the snow flies outside. This is a remarkably easy plant to grow and it pays you over and over with its breathtaking flowers. Don’t just dream about this beautiful plant and its room-filling perfume – order some today to have a great show in your own home. * First Editions® Plants* Great new evergreen* Amazing fragrance* Easy care.
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.
Red Flower Lead to Bronze Foliage Bergenia Winter Glow, Bergenia cordifolia ‘Winter Glow’, is an evergreen perennial that is sure to be noticed with its shiny, cabbage-like leaves. These leaves have an unusually thick rubbery feel that makes a pig squeak sound when rubbed between your fingers. The bright green leaves are large for this small, 12-15 high plant with only a 12 spread. It is slow growing and does not spread much. Bergenia ‘Winter Glow’ has clusters of bright red flowers on 15 stalks from early to late spring that provide long lasting cut blooms for bouquets.It may rebloom in the fall. During the fall and winter months, the leaves of ‘Winter Glow’ turn a reddish-bronze hue and return to green in the spring. It may be evergreen in warm climate. ‘Winter Glow’ is a versatile plant for use as a ground cover, edging, or container gardening. Bergenia is easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in part shade to full shade; tolerant of a wide range of soils, but prefers moist, humusy ones. It is deer and rabbit resistant and salt and drought tolerant. Be sure to place this plant where it can be noticed! *Reblooming Red Flowers on 15 Stalks*Large Green Leaves on Compact Hardy Plant*Resists Rabbits, Deer, Salt, Drought.
4 Light Yellow Rebloomer Daylily Going Bananas, Hemerocallis ‘Going Bananas’ PP#17164, is an incredible reblooming daylily that everyone will want in their gardens. The cheerful canary yellow flowers are 4 wide and bloom profusely in June and then continue reblooming through October! This is a definite improvement over the ever popular Hemerocallis ‘Happy Returns’. Unlike ‘Happy Returns’, the flowers of Hemerocallis ‘Going Bananas’ always open fully, plus the flowers are much bigger, which offers an increased colorful display. Destined to become an American classic! Daylilies are some of the easiest plants to grow and are a good choice for any gardener. They will grow in almost any soil and handle drought to wet soil conditions. Use for stand alone plantings, 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 polluted city environments, slopes, poor and dry soils, near pavement that is salted in winter, and under Black Walnut trees (not affected by juglone). *4 Light Yellow Flowers*Rebloomer*Grows Anywhere.
Amazingly Versatile Groundcover, It’s Like an Aromatic Mat Creeping Thyme (Thymus praecox ‘Coccineus’) is an amazingly versatile and hardworking accent plant. It’s like jewelry for your garden. On a summer evening just follow the butterflies and bees. They will happily lead you to the thyme in your garden. Rosy red flowers by the thousands cover this thick low growing mat of tiny green scented leaves. Just rub your hand along the plant to encourage it to release its scent. Better yet, plant it where you can walk on it or kneel on it to work in your garden. The sensual smell makes any time you spend in the garden better. Herb-like, lemony and earthy could all describe the scent of creeping thyme. A strong grower, ‘Coccineus’ will tolerate mild foot traffic, making it ideal as a drought tolerant lawn substitute, or for planting between flagstones. Try planting it in crevices on your steps, in the parking strip by your driveway, or in the transition areas between walkways and planting beds. It loves to spill over low walls. ‘Coccineus’ is easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soils in full sun. It also tolerates drought, poor soils and semi-shade. Creeping thyme is easily divided in spring or early fall, and even small pieces will take root and grow. Go ahead and plan your garden. Then add in Creeping Thyme for a final, fantastic flourish. Order from us today! * Rosy Red Flowers in Spring* Aromatic Mat Type Groundcover* Full Sun and Foot Traffic.