The Petite Delight Bee Balm, Monarda didyma ‘Petite Delight, also known as Bergamont, Horsemint or Oswego Tea, is a clump-forming perennial that has tubular, two-lipped, light red to purple flowers with dark green aromatic foliage. ‘Petite Delight’ stands at 15” high and has a plant spread of 12-18 and blooms from July to August. It is one of the smallest Monarda in its family and has the darkest foliage. If deadheaded, (remove old flowers from a plant) longer bloom times will be encouraged. Needs to be planted in full sun, but will tolerate afternoon shade. Petite Delights are best grown in rich soil in a well-drained area, not being allowed to dry out. The leaves of Monarda can be used for teas and in salads, and attracts hummingbirds, butterflies and bees. When massed, Monarda provides color and contrast for the perennial border, wild garden, meadow, and herb garden or along ponds or streams! * Dark and aromatic foliage* Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies* Adds color and contrast.
Foamy White Stars The Alchemilla ‘Lady’s Mantle’, Alchemilla mollis, is a brilliant foamy clusters of tiny, star like flowers with velvety soft olive-green leaves. The flower color ranges from yellow to green and blooms in late spring to early summer with a height of 18” and a plant spread of 18-24”. The foliage catches and holds water drops while sparkling in the sun ‘Lady’s Mantle’ will grow well in sun or shade in rich, moist, well-drained areas. If summer temperatures are too high, grow in partial to full shade. It is best used for edging with Coral Bells, Geraniums or Hostas. The blossoms can be used as dried flower arrangements. If one is looking for a fast growing, low maintenance perennial as a ground cover or mass plantings, this is the one for you. *Flowers are Foamy White Stars*Bright Green Foliage Beads Water*Full or Part Sun.
A Tropical Look, Great in Shade. The Elephant Ear Illustris, ‘Colocasia Illustris’, looks great in a container or in your shade garden. The large beautiful leaves will add diversity to any landscape. The Illustris looks similar to the Esculenta but has gorgeous dark, almost black leaves with dark green veins. Your Elephant’s Ear Illustris will produce large tropical looking leaves, and is a plant that looks great when used with other colorful plants like Caladiums. It will do the best in well drained soils that are fertilized and watered regularly..
Enjoy Year Round Interest with ‘Motion Grass’ Sometimes called “motion grass”, Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass provides vertical definition to your landscape, as well as drawing the eye with its tendency to sway in the slightest breeze. Its glossy leaf blades of a vibrant, deep green shoot up 2-3 feet from the ground, returning to its tall, straight shape even after affected by heavy rain or winds. In June, 5-foot stems rise above the foliage to display feathery plumes with an airy, light pink hue. The affect is stunning in any landscape! As the seed heads mature, they transition to shades of tan that persist through fall and can even provide delimitation into the winter months (as well as provide a tasty treat for your feathered friends). Your Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass will grow up to 5 feet tall with an 18-inch spread. It has an upright nature, is fast growing and very easy to grow. Karl Foerster is deciduous where winters are cold, and semi-evergreen in mild climates. It prefers a sunny (or part shade), location with regular rainfall, but is adaptable to a variety of soils and conditions. Karl Foerster will not self-seed, so you don’t have to worry about it becoming invasive as with some other grasses. It’s easy to see why Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass was once named “Perennial of the Year”. With its perpetual motion, enchanting plumes and lively color, Karl Foerster is sure to keep you entertained throughout the seasons. Order yours today! * Decorative foliage and flower heads* Fast growing* Adaptable to variety of soils and conditions* Deer resistant.
Moisture Loving, Green and Cream Ornamental Grass The Grass ‘Evergold Sedge’, Carex hachijoensis ‘Evergold’ is a semi-evergreen sedge with lovely green and creamy yellow, variegated leaves. This compact variety matures into a mounded shape. Evergold Sedge is a Japanese grass that tops out at 12 inches high, and spreads up to 2 feet. The cascading clump of evergreen leathery leaves, are perfect for boarder plantings. The sunny cream-colored striped leaves are sure to draw eyes to your landscape! ‘Evergolds’ will tolerate dry conditions, but prefers sites with moist, rich soil. This sedge is perfect for areas in partial shade. A choice plant for edging or in the rock garden. It is a great container plant as well as a good ground cover. *Green Leaves with Cream Stripe*Compact Mound of Foliage*Loves Moist Soil.