Hyssop Golden Jubilee, Agastache ‘Golden Jubilee’, originates from the Greek word aga, meaning “very much,” and stachys, meaning “spikes,” referring to the many flower spikes. This was a 2002 FleuroSelect Award winner! One of the easiest and most rewarding perennials to grow, this award winning ‘Golden Jubilee’ is a tremendously long bloomer. It is useful for adding a spot of color to the garden late in the season when many other plants are finished. Its foliage smells distinctly like black licorice when crushed, thus its common name, Anise Hyssop. If you’d like to restrict the height of this tall perennial, pinch back its blue-green foliage in spring before the flower buds are formed..
Purple Flat TopThe Juniper, Youngstown, Juniperus horizontalis ‘Youngstown’, is an evergreen and a flat top spreader with bright silvery gray foliage that turns purple in winter.It makes a nice choice to use for a spreading groundcover since it is a very low growing juniper, rarely getting more than 12 inches from the ground.Its prostrate growth habit, with tightly knit branches, creates a full centered look. It works well in rock gardens as a groundcover. For best results, plant in full sun to part shade and in well-drained soil.Youngstown is ideal for rock gardens or arranged around larger rocks or boulders. This plant can withstand thin soils and excessive heat and cold.This deer resistant plant is excellent for erosion control on steep banks!*Flat 1′ High Groundcover*Foliage Turns Purple in Winter*Full Sun to Part Shade.
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.
First Ever Double Orange Coneflower!Echinacea Hot Papaya (Coneflower), Echinacea ‘Hot Papaya’, is the first ever double orange cone flower and has one of the largest coneflower blooms!This Echinacea boasts large, two toned, papaya-colored ray petals and a deep orange-yellow cone that grows larger as the flower matures; the intense color of this coneflower will not fade no matter how hot or sunny.These long lasting flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds and are great in cut flower arrangements! Providing large 3″ blooms, ‘Hot Papaya’ should be planted in masses for an outstanding touch of beauty in your yard!Divide clumps when they become overcrowded (about every 4 years). ‘Hot Papaya’ usually reblooms without deadheading, but if spent flowers are removed, this procedure will encourage continued beautiful blooms and improves general appearance.Coneflowers are used as accent plants or in mixed borders, open woodlands, and mass plantings. Highly fragrant, they keep coming all summer on tall plants with excellent branching. This plant is 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.‘Hot Papaya’ provides a season-long colorful display of outstanding, two toned, daisy-like flowers. You can’t beat the intensity of the color, which will bring a brilliant show to a sunny location!* Huge 3″ Double Red Blooms* Two Toned Blooms* Fragrant.
Soft Yellow and GreenDaylily Irish Envy, Hemerocallis ‘Irish Envy’ is an elegant daylily with yellow flowers that are edged with softer yellow ruffles around each petal. The flowers have prominent green throats that nicely complement the yellow petals.Hemerocallis ‘Irish Envy’ is also known for its long lasting flowers that last for up to 16 hours. 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 ‘Irish Envy’ 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 including: polluted city environments, slopes, poor and dry soils, near pavement that is salted in winter, and under Black Walnut trees (not affected by juglone).This early summer bloomer is a reblooming variety, so you will enjoy an encore of more blooms in mid to late summer!*Elegant Flowers with Green Throats*16 Hour Blooms*Grows Anywhere.
Silvery Grass with Decorative Plumes Dwarf Maiden Grass is a perennial, ornamental grass with exceptional features for your landscape. Plant one near a small pond for an elegant accent. These would also do well in containers on your patio or grow several for a short hedge along your driveway. Your Dwarf Maiden Grass is sometimes called “silver grass” due to its 3/8-inch wide blades of silver-tinted, green foliage that rise from a central mound. Each delicate blade of grass reaches up and over, for a graceful, cascading effect that’s sure to catch the eye of passers-by. You’ll be amazed by the long, bronze plumes that rise up to a foot about the foliage late season, and add a decorative touch through the winter months. For additional fall interest, your Maiden Grass will transform to warm hues of burgundy in autumn. Dwarf Maiden Grass will grow up to 4 feet in height with an equal spread. It has an upright, arching nature that is drought tolerant and adapts to a variety of conditions. It’s even somewhat cold hardy and requires minimal or no care. As an ornamental grass, Dwarf Maiden Grass is one of the favorites among gardeners. Now it’s possible for you to have all the stellar qualities of this amazing grass without needing a lot of room. Dwarf Maiden Grass can fit in just about anywhere, so why not try one today! * Pink/white color flower * Gold-burgundy fall color * Adaptive to a variety of soils * Terrific cut flower * Drought tolerant * Good for containers * Salt tolerant * Winter interest.
The reigning monarch of Japanese maples!Japanese Maples are easily one of the most beautiful trees that you can buy to enhance your landscape and Emperor One Japanese Maple Tree (Acer pd. ‘Emperor One’) is the cream of the crop!This exceptionally ornamental tree has gorgeous color that ranges throughout the year from rich plum purple to brilliant crimson red. Emperor One (Acer p. ‘Emperor 1’) or ‘Red Emperor’ as it is sometimes called, is later to leaf out in the spring than other species of Japanese Maples. This means that it isn’t as susceptible to surprise spring frost damage as others.One of the great qualities of Emperor One is its beautiful leaves. They are exquisitely shaped and colored, but what makes them stand out is their almost translucent quality. Emperor One seems to be glowing from the inside like a lamp when the sun hits it from behind. You have to see it to understand it, and once you do you won’t forget it. Even pictures can’t capture this beauty.The Emperor One Japanese Maple is a strong grower to 15 feet tall and wide, but can be pruned to any size. It will also thrive in a big container which will keep it naturally small. (If you want to keep it really small, you can prune it as an Emperor One Japanese Maple bonsai!)Emperor One Japanese Maple holds its color in the shade, so put it by the front door or use it as a foundation planting. Uplight it for a truly striking garden statement. Your yard will look like you paid a king’s ransom for it (but we’ll keep your secret!). * Landscaper’s favorite * Holds color in the shade * Translucent leaves with outstanding color * Three seasons of color For Iron ChlorosisMaple Tree Galls.
The most popular miniature daff in the world! Tete a Tete Daffodils are the best-loved and most widely planted miniature daffodils in the world. The fragrant solid-yellow blooms are the size of your thumb, but leave a big impression. With the new Bloom Pads, they are also so easy to plant that you’ll wonder what to do with all of your spare planting time!New Bloom Pads are as easy as 1-2-3 to plant. All you have to do is dig a hole about 6” deep in the fall. Make sure it is wide enough to put the Bloom Pad completely into it. Put in dirt and give it some water and wait until spring when your garden will be bursting out of the seams with sunny yellow blooms.Bloom Pads have only top-grade daffodil bulbs that are professionally placed in the biodegradable material (5 bulbs per pad) to ensure perfect spacing and growth. They plant so much faster than planting individual bulbs. Imagine having your dream garden in a fraction of the time!The top reasons you’ll love Tete a Tete Daffodil Bloom Pad:*Perfect little yellow blooms*You won’t believe how simple these are to plant*Plant a whole container with just one Bloom Pad*Twice as many bulbs in half the time*No more backbreaking plantingBloom Pads make it a cinch to plant your dream garden today! .
Stunning Color in a Fast Growing RoseThe Rugosa Rose is also called the Saltspray Rose is a favorite shrub rose for creating the ultimate impenetrable hedge.It has beautiful pink flowers that continually bloom from June through August and are 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 inches in size.The Rose Rugosa develops 1 inch red hips in August which last through the winter to provide food for wildlife.It is a fast growing-expanding by up to 2 feet per year and is suitable for any soil conditions. This rose is widely used in landscaping and as a hedge because if its tough disease tolerant characteristics and profuse number of thorns. It is salt-tolerant so it is useful in northern climates along roadside or driveways that are being deiced regularly with salt.* Blooms All Season* Attracts Wildlife* Salt tolerantRose Hips.
A brand new color for smooth hydrangeas! Smooth Hydrangeas are universally loved for their reliable – and reliably huge – mounding blooms. Unfortunately, color has really never been their best attribute – unless you count the various shades of white and green they are known for. That is, until now. Invincibelle Mini Mauvette hydrangea isn’t like anything that’s come before! This brand new hydrangea is the same type of hydrangea as the much-loved Annabelle, but instead of the classic white blooms, Mini Mauvette is covered in deep pink/mauve colored bloom from summer to first frost, no matter what your soil ph is! The flowers are born on extra thick stems that don’t flop and are just begging to be cut for fresh or dried bouquets. This is also a robust rebloomer, so you will have armfuls of blooms for your garden and vases. Just find a nice place in your garden for it and then let it do its thing. It will happily pump out flowers for you reliably year after year, even up to chilly zone 3! Deadheading isn’t necessary, but that’s really a moot point because you’ll want to keep cutting these beautiful flowers all season long. It needs a little pruning in early spring, since it flowers on new wood, but otherwise this is an easy-peasy garden gem. It’s naturally dwarf habit means it will fit into just about any garden no matter what the size. We know that you will love Mini Mauvette as much as we do. Order yours today! * Easy care * Huge gorgeous mauve blooms * Native * Dwarf * Sun or part shade * Cut flowers * Urban gardens.
Sun Tolerant, Fragrant Flowers & Golden Foliage Make This a Best Seller!The Hosta Stained Glass, Hosta ‘Stained Glass’, is a sport of the hosta ‘Guacamole’ and is a previous winnen of the ‘Hosta of the Year’ from the American Hosta Growers Society. It is considered one of the best hostas to be released in years!It has shiny, deeply veined, golden foliage which almost appears to give the leaves a stained glass effect. Each leaf is surrounded by a dark green margin. The fragrant lavender flowers of this hosta appear in late summer, providing bright color in shade along with its colorful foliage.‘Stained Glass’ is a sun tolerant hosta and should be planted in any moist, well-drained spot. This low care perennial is ideal for tubs and patio pots, and is one of the most popular landscape plants. A great choice for any beginner gardener!Hostas grow 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. It is best to keep areas around hostas clear of excess leaf debris to reduce the presence of slugs and snails. ‘Stained Glass’ is most at home in woodland settings and often works well as specimen or edging plant. Since it exhibits some sun tolerance, it can be located in partial sun to partial shade.* Deeply Veined Golden Foliage with Deep Green Margins* Fragrant Lavender Flowers* Part Sun TolerantKeep Your Hosta Collection Healthy.
Cool Gold In Summer Heat Echinacea Summer Sun (Coneflower), Echinacea ‘Summer Sun’, first opens to a luminous red-orange then fades to a golden orange, adding a bright, sunny color to a garden; petal tips are nicely curved too, adding to its outstanding appeal.Plant these fragrant flowers in the back of a border and enjoy the ‘Summer Sun’ all season long. This coneflower is a sun-lover that withstands heat, humidity, drought, poor soil, and even cold without dropping a petal!It is a long lasting flower that attracts butterflies and hummingbirds and is great in cut flower arrangements! The bright, intense flowers are supported on strong stems; best if grouped or massed.This Echinacea will present a season full of orange daisy-like flowers and is praised for its prolonged blooming after other perennials have faded.Divide clumps when they become overcrowded (about every 4 years. ‘Summer Sun’ usually reblooms without deadheading, but if spent flowers are removed, this procedure will encourage continued beautiful blooms and improves general appearance.Highly fragrant, this coneflower keeps coming all summer on tall plants with excellent branching. This plant is 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.Enjoy ‘Summer Sun’ and its golden yellow blooms which will surely brighten up a sunny corner of your garden!*Hot Orange-Red Flowers Fade to Gold*Heat and Cold Tolerant*Drought and Humidity Tolerant.
Compact Plant with Stunning Foliage and Vibrant FlowersDouble Play® Artisan Spirea, Spiraea japonica ‘Galen’ PPAF, is an exceptional spirea that gives double enjoyment with its stunning foliage and vibrant flowers.Double Play® Artisan Spirea emerges a rich purple red in the spring, and then eventually matures to a blue-green with pure pink flowers.The plant is a compact, full bodied mound that is perfect for use as a shrub border as well as a specimen plant. You will love this plant from the moment it flushes in the spring!Flowers are attractive to butterflies. It has no serious insect or disease problems, and is effective in borders, cottage gardens, foundation plantings, or hedges.It prefers average, well drained soils, and pruning is best done after blooming in mid-summer. To promote flowering, remove faded flower clusters (or deadhead).The further north it grows, the more sun required, and the further south the more shade tolerant it will prove. Adaptable to most soils, and typically unpalatable to deer, ‘Artisan’ arrives in spring, and makes another appearance in summer.* Attracts Butterflies* Disease Desistant* Specimen Plant* Deer Resistant .
Cold Hardy, Versatile PalmMediterranean Fan Palm is one of the most versatile and ornamental of the palms. It’s even cold tolerant, and in fact one of the hardiest palm trees you’ll find. Plant one as a specimen tree in your front yard or along a walkway for a distinctive welcome to your home. Imagine using Fan Palms as container plants for your patio where some subtle back-lighting will highlight their gently swaying fronds and the unique shadowed patterns they cast. What a tropical, restful feel this palm can bring to your home! Your Mediterranean Fan Palm is a multi-trunked palm that can be left to grow naturally in a shrub-like manner. However, many prefer to prune it into a bundle-like appearance that highlights the rough-hewn, tropical trunk that palms are so well-known for. Each blade of the huge, fan-like, palmate foliage is 36-inches or longer, creating a spectacular “palm”. The 24-inch wide palm leaves form a symmetrical crown atop the 4-foot stems that support them from the trunk. Their blue-green coloring creates a superb accompaniment to the darker trunk. Fan Palm’s evergreen nature provides year-round interest and is so versatile that it can even be grown indoors as a houseplant if desired. In the spring, tiny yellow blooms will barely peek out at you from behind the foliage stems, transitioning by autumn into tiny drupes. These dark yellow/brown fruits ripen to provide a valuable treat for your wildlife. Mediterranean Fan Palm will grow 10 to 15 feet in height with an equal spread. It has no significant disease concerns, is low maintenance and considered very easy to grow. Once established, Fan Palm is even drought tolerant. An exotic Palm tree with a hardy nature, the Mediterranean Fan Palm is an easy way to bring a tropical ambience to your landscape today. * Evergreen, tropical appearance* Cold hardy * Versatile * Can be grown indoors.
Have the Prettiest Fall Color in Your NeighborhoodWe say that we don’t compete with our neighbors, but secretly we all do, right? We all want the yard that turns heads, wins neighborhood awards and has people taking ‘selfies’ on our lawn. If you are looking for a tree that will do all of this for you, look no further than the Brandywine Maple (Acer rubrum ‘Brandywine’).Brandywine is famous for its super long lasting fall color. It starts a bright red and deepens to a brilliant purple-red over time. This is a classic autumn tree.The leaves aren’t the only thing that put on a good show, either. The bark is light grey and smooth when young, turning a handsome dark grey with age. Bonus – only male flowers are produced in spring so there are no messy seeds to clean up! It is a medium-sized shade tree through the spring and summer and is perfect for the urban garden.This maple was developed by the National Arboretum and grows into a nice oval shape, 25 feet tall and 12 feet wide. It is a hardy tree, resistant to leafhopper, one of the major pests of landscape red maples.Brandywine Maple is widely adaptable and makes an excellent tree for your lawn, street, highway or park plantings. Underplant it with evergreens and spring flowering bulbs for a beautiful year-long show. We ship only the healthiest young trees, so order yours from us today!* Shade tree * Enduring fall color * Adaptable.