An Explosion of Late Summer Color!You’ll stand up and cheer when you see your Goldenrod ‘Fireworks’ (Solidago rugosa ‘Fireworks’) burst into bloom in your garden this year. You have always enjoyed seeing goldenrod blooming in the wild along freeways and in fields. Its golden-yellow flowers are unmistakable in late summer and fall when many other perennial flowers are tucking themselves in for the year. Bring some of that pleasure home with the much more tame ‘Fireworks’.Use ‘Fireworks’ liberally in the fall perennial birder. It looks right at home in wild meadow gardens or any naturalized area. This is an especially good selection for a rain garden as it doesn’t mind moist soils.This is a compact, clump-forming perennial producing branching clusters of golden-yellow flowers. This goldenrod blooms late summer-fall amid rough, hairy stems. The flower clusters radiate out in all directions and resemble streaming yellow fireworks, which is where it gets its name. Contrary to popular belief, this is not the cause of fall allergies, like sneezeweed or other goldenrod-type flowers, so plant with abandon!‘Fireworks’ reliably provides end-of-season color in blazing shades of yellow. Its tall shrub form and clear green leaves give great structure in the garden all year, even without the flowers. Bees, butterflies and birds love it for shelter and nectar, but deer won’t bother it. Win-win!These sell quickly so don’t wait too long!* Outstanding fall blooms* Great structure for the garden* Perfect for rain gardens.
Grow superfruit in your own backyard! Superfruits are all the rage right now and there are many superfruits out there. Not every fruit makes it to superfruit status, though. Those that are considered “super” by most nutrition scientists are ones that are packed with vitamins, minerals, fiber, antioxidants and other nutrients that can help you look better, live longer and might even prevent certain diseases.Sugar Mountain Balalaika Sweetberry Honeysuckle is considered a superfruit, which is great, because this is one of the easiest home-grown fruits that you can put into your garden. They are native to North America and they are more hardy and easier to grow than blueberries. They adapt to just about any garden situation and produce tons of sweet 1” long powder-blue fruit that taste like a sweet cross between a blueberry and a blackberry or raspberry.Sugar Mountain is relatively new on the home garden scene, just becoming available to home gardeners in 2015. Though they aren’t as well-known as their other berry brethren, we have a feeling that they soon will be. Be the first of your friends to grow these healthy, delicious berries. You can eat them fresh or use them in baking, smoothies and other recipes. They also freeze well, which is good because you will be harvesting lots and lots of berries once your plants get established!So, the sooner you order, the sooner your picking your own Sugar Mountain Balalaika Sweetberries! Order today!* Sweet tasting berries* Hardy native* Big harvests* Easy care * Nice ornamental shrub.
The Winter Honeysuckle, Lonicera fragrantissima, is sometimes called Sweet Breath of Spring. It is extremely fragrant (lemony), with creamy white flowers that appear in early spring before the leaves emerge. Flowers are followed by small, somewhat inconspicuous, red berries which mature in late spring to early summer. Oval, dark green foliage sometimes has bluish tinge. Flowers are a harbinger of spring. Budded branches may be cut for an early, fragrant, indoor arrangement. Easily grown in average, dry to medium wet, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Adapts to wide range of soils, including dry ones, but prefers moist, loamy soils. Prune to shape after flowering..
A miniature version of America’s favorite daylily! Stella de Oro is the bestselling daylily in America. It works hard and makes a gardener look good without any fuss. So, when we heard that there was a miniature version of this beloved plant we knew that we needed to have it so we could offer it to you!Mini Stella has the same sunny yellow trumpet-shaped flowers, the same spring-green grassy leaves, the same months upon months of hot color in your garden – but at half the size! The flowers are only 1 inch and the plant gets less than a foot high and 2 feet wide, but the flower power is amazing. The flushes of daylilies start in the spring and then repeat all summer and into the fall. The blooms are lavish and continues for several weeks or more on each plant.Mini Stella is a phenomenal container plant. Use them in a perennial border, in front of shrubbery, as an edging along a walk or wall, and in your bulb beds, where they hide the aging foliage of tulips and daffodils.Trouble-free and maintenance-free, they tolerate most soils and conditions if they get at least 6 hours of sun. They need dividing only every 10-15 years compared to full-sized daylilies that may need to be divided every year.Don’t hesitate to order several of these mini beauties today! We know that they will be as prized in your garden as they are in ours.* Same great qualities as Stella de Oro, but in a smaller package * Trouble-free and maintenance-free * Less than a foot tall!.
Green Corregation with Yellow MarginThe Hosta Climax, Hosta ‘Climax’, is a large sport of Hosta ‘High Noon’ with round leaves that are moderately corrugated. The color of the leaves is a striking medium green and is trimmed with golden yellow margins.Climax presents a more upright habit and a beautiful vase shape with light lavender flowers. Holding its color until late fall, its tall flower scapes, and broad, variegated leaves fill a niche in garden design that few other plants can achieve!‘Climax’ is a low care perennial that is ideal for shady areas. This hosta grows best in moist, well-drained, highly organic soils with a pH between 5.5 and 7.5. Sandy loam is better than clay because it provides more aeration for the roots.High-filtered or dappled sunlight is necessary for clean, healthy growth. Morning sun is tolerable and will help to intensify the leaf colors. Hostas also grow well in city environments where the air may be polluted by car exhaust, etc.With its colorful variegated and broad leaves, this hosta will perform until late fall!* Medium Green Leaves with Yellow Gold Margins* Corregated Rounded Leaves* Light Lavender Flowers.
The Daylily ‘Ruby Stella’, Hemerocallis ‘Ruby Stella’, is a durable perennial with grass-like leaves that produces showy clusters of deep wine-red lily-like fragrant blooms on tall stems.The flowers appear in late spring to early summer and continue until frost. ‘Ruby Stella’ is in its full glory by July!Unlike most daylilies, it reblooms throughout summer, with sufficient reliability that it is categorized as ever-blooming. It grows 14-18 inches tall and 18-24 wide.Even though drought tolerant, ‘Ruby Stella’ blooms much better with regular watering. Plant in drifts for maximum effect!The mounding strap-like foliage adds a textural element to the garden when not in bloom. Deer resistant.Individual flowers last only one day, but since each plant produces many buds, the total blooming time of a well-established clump may last more than a month. Use this daylily for color in shrub borders and in perennial beds; attracts butterflies.Once established, the daylily can be an excellent groundcover on slopes because it has roots that hold soil against erosion. Divide every 3-5 years, or when the number of flower buds and the size of bloom begin to decline. This ravishing beauty is a proven top perennial performer!* Compact habit* Ever blooming* Durable.
The Rose ‘Cinco De Mayo’ PP19148, Rosa sp ‘WEKcobeju’, produces nonstop, sweet smelling blooms of smoky lavender and rusty red-orange. It takes on a smokier tone in cooler weather. ‘Cinco De Mayo’ is a medium, rounded and bushy plant with glossy green foliage. This is a seedling of ‘Julia Child’ that puts a whole new spin on ‘flower power’. Inheriting Julia Child’s profuse blooming tendency, these clusters of blooms never stop poppin’ open and flaunt their flirty fiesta colors. This rose is perfectly blendable with any color in the garden, whether planted in mass or nestled amongst your favorite perennials. ‘Cinco De Mayo’ has a mounding habit and works equally well, too, in the border or as a hedge. A low maintenance gem, it also has great disease resistance and wide adaptability..
Purple Foliage BarberryBurgundy Carousel Barberry, Berberis thunbergii ‘Bailtwo’, is an attractive 3-3 1/2 foot shrub that displays burgundy-purple foliage which grows best in zones 4-8. Burgundy Carousel Barberry has a spreading habit that droops slightly. It has a height of 3 feet and a spread of 4-5 feet. It can be used as a color accent in the landscape and makes a good hedge or barrier plant because of the thorns. The burgundy-purple leaves add contrast to the landscape and the purple insignificant blooms mature into bright red berries in fall. The berries persist throughout the winter, feeding birds and wildlife.It prefers full sun and moist but well-drained soils. It can be trimmed to any size and shape. It makes an excellent foundation plant or hedge. It is disease and insect resistant and requires little care.*Purple Foliage*Excellent Barrier Hedge*Attracts Winter Wildlife.
Native Shrub With Sweet FruitWestern Sand Cherry, Prunus besseyi, is a native American shrub which displays attractive, single, white flowers in May. It then produces an abundance of 3/4″ purple-black sweet fruit. They can be eaten fresh, dried, or processed as jellies and pies.This hardy rounded shrub has silver-green foliage. It matures to 6′ with an equal spread. Plant the shrub where it will be in direct sunlight for most or all of the day. Well-drained soil is best, but isn’t a requirement because sand cherry is very adaptable to any type of soil, including poor soil.It makes a great shrub for farmstead windbreaks, patios, specimen plants and accents. The cherries are relished by many birds and the shrub provides a nesting cover for a game and song birds.This shrub can be used as a screen, hedge, or for a border. Prune sand cherry every year in early spring. Remove any dead or weak branches, and trim the tips of branches to maintain the desired shape and size.* Profusion of White Flowers in May* Purple Berries in Late Summer* Native American Shrub.
These Lemon Drops Don’t MeltEvening Primrose Lemon Drop, Oenothera ‘Lemon Drop™’ (PP#16,393), is a new evening primrose that is quickly gaining popularity among gardeners and garden writers. ‘Lemon Drop’ is a Proven Winners Perennial and also the recipient of the “Editor’s Choice Award” from Country Living Gardener™. This new selection is covered with vibrant lemon yellow flowers all summer, even when the temperatures sizzle. It has a lovely upright habit with dark green foliage. The bright daffodil yellow flowers of ‘Lemon Drop’ blooms do not need deadheading and are a good candidate for hot sunny areas or mixed containers. This easily grown oenothera should be planted in full sun and a well-drained area. It will thrive in when kept on the dry side.The mildly fragrant flowers open for only one day, usually late afternoon but will last until the following morning. It is best used in front of borders or rock gardens. It will add color in wild gardens, meadows, cottage gardens or in native plant gardens.* Bright Lemon Yellow Flowers All Summer* Does Not Need To Be Deadheaded* Loves Sun and Dry Soil .
Striking Black, Red, and GoldHeucherella Golden Zebra (Foamy Bells), Heucherella ‘Golden Zebra’, is a mounded plant that makes a bold statement with its stunning color combination!’Golden Zebra’ has lobed, maple-shaped leaves of bright yellow with dark red centers and it displays a prominent black pattern in the middle of each leaf. In late spring, it produces small white bell-shaped flowers on wand-like stems.‘Golden Zebra’ is a foamy bell that attracts hummingbirds and butterflies and will become a standout in any shade garden.Heucherella is easy to grow and has become incredibly popular in landscapes. Tolerant of heat and humidity, ‘Golden Zebra’ has an outstanding vigor, and planted in partial shade will bring out the best coloration; long bloom time.Attracting butterflies and hummingbirds, but resistant to deer. This foamy bell ‘Golden Zebra’ will surely become a “must have” plant for your borders, ground cover, containers or mass plantings.With its outstanding vigor, color, and growth habit, ‘Golden Zebra’ is great for any perennial garden!* Stunning Red and Gold Foliage* White Flowers* Part Shade to Full Shade.
Striking & Bold Colors that Change Late SummerThe Hosta Brass Ring, Hosta ‘Brass Ring’, is a striking and bold colored hosta that will put on a great performance in your landscape all season long! ‘Brass Ring’ is a low care perennial that is ideal for shady areas. ‘Brass Ring’ hosta has broad, wavy, round dark green leaves with brassy gold margins. Leaves are wavy and uneven. Later in the summer these leaves turn a creamy-white color.Producing light lavender flowers in midsummer, this strong and reliable grower remains very colorful throughout the growing season. Hostas grow best in moist, well-drained, highly organic soils with a pH between 5.5 and 7.5. High-filtered or dappled sunlight is necessary for clean, healthy growth. Morning sun is tolerable and will help to intensify the leaf colors, but hot afternoon sun is usually deadly to hostas!‘Brass Ring’ creates a stunning performance with its round, broad, and wavy leaves!* Dark Green Leaves with Gold Margins* Leaves Turn Cream In Late Summer* Lavender Flowers.
Bright Pink Berries all Winter ‘Candy’ Coralberry (Symphoricarpos x doorenbosii ‘Kolmcan’ PP20,931) will light up your winter garden like very few plants can. The candy-pink berries are quite a sight, especially in winter snow or against dark evergreen shrubs.The bright green leaves drop off in late fall as the arching stems start to line themselves with pearl-like berries. Then the berries start to plump up and turn bright pink. (These aren’t edible, but they make GREAT cuts for your indoor flower arrangements.)Even though they will be the stars of your winter garden, they will be just as snazzy in your spring and summer garden, too, with their green leaves and small pink flowers. They are happy in full sun or light shade and are very low maintenance.Growing only 24-30 inches tall, they make a strikingly different low shrub and are eye-catching in your favorite container.Don’t miss the winter light show this year and plant plenty of Candy Coralberry shrubs in your border in the spring. You’ll be happy you did!* Pink berries in the winter! * Great low hedge * Low-maintenance and hardy .
The Sherwood Moss Arborvitae, Thuja occidentalis ‘Sherwood Moss’, is a dwarf, cone-shaped Arborvitae with unusual soft, feathery foliage. The leaves are flattened and arranged in a fan like shape. It requires full sun and deep, well-drained soil.It is not a globe, not a pyramid, but a well shaped mound that has no equal. Arborvitae is one of the most versatile, easy-to-grow evergreens suited to cold, northern landscapes.Sherwood Moss Arborvitae is often used as specimen plants, hedges, foundation plantings and windbreaks. Arborvitaes are highly adaptable plants.Properly selected evergreens are easy to care for and can provide year round interest. This arborvitae is a great choice since its unique texture makes it a very unusual variegated plant. It has blue-green foliage, a conical shape, and it shines in winter with its bronze winter color!* Cone-shaped* Blue-green foliage* Easy to grow .
Knock knock. Who’s there? Sioux. Sioux who? Sioux Tomato, of course! This heirloom tomato has tremendous heat tolerance AND an incredible flavor. It will even set fruit in temperatures up to 95 degrees in hot summer areas and gives reliably large harvests everywhere. Medium to large-sized tomatoes are a luscious sweet and tangy. The 6-10 oz. fruit has a high tolerance to cracking. Indeterminate. 70 days. Our tomato plants are approximately 6-12″ tall and come in extra large 4.5-inch pots. Each plant is wrapped individually to hold in the soil and moisture..