Yucca filamentosa ‘Bright Edge’ Variegated Adam’s Needle

Yucca filamentosa ‘Bright Edge’ is a striking Yucca with leaves that are edged with a creamy white to yellow color. This is a smaller Yucca, being stemless or clump-forming, the height will max out at 2-5 feet with a 20″ spread. The foliage is stiff and in late Spring to Early summer it will send […]

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Wisteria sinensis ‘Cooke’s Purple’ Chinese Wisteria

Wisteria sinensis ‘Cooke’s Purple’ is a deciduous woody flowering vine that climbs through a twining method. Chinese Wisteria will flower in the spring before the foliage emerges. The purple flowers are held in grape-like clusters and are extremely fragrant. In the summer these will mature into bean-like seed pods.

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Veronica spicata ‘Sunny Border Blue’ Speedwell

Veronica spicata ‘Sunny Border Blue’ is a full sun, clumping perennial with lance-shaped, crinkled, and toothed, glossy green leaves. Speedwell bears an erect, sturdy flower spikes up to 7 inches long. The flowers are tubular, dark violet-blue and occur from early summer to late fall. These flowers are great as cut flowers and also will […]

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Ulmus parvifolia Lacebark Elm, Chinese Elm

The Lacebark Elm is a fast growing deciduous tree that can get 40-60′ in height at maturity with a 25-40′ spread. Ulmus parvifolia gets its name because it bark sheds and reveals orange-brown patches, giving the trunk a lacey appearance. Lacebark Elm has good resistance to Dutch Elm disease and is also heat and drought […]

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Taxodium distichum Bald Cypress

The bright green fern-like leaves give the Bald Cypress its unique look. Its leaves turn a coppery bronze in the autumn, then drop in the winter. A spherical green female cone will ripen to a brown in autumn and males will produce perdent red cones in late winter. It has rapid to moderate growth of […]

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Stokesia laevis Stoke’s Aster

Stokesia laevis is a herbaceous perennial native to Southeastern United States that forms a rosette clump of strap like leathery leaves. Stoke’s Aster has a moderate growth rate, is very adaptable, and is evergreen in warmer climates. In late spring to early fall this perennial forms flower spikes that are 1 to 2 feet tall. […]

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Stachys byzantina ‘Helen Von Stein’ Lamb’s Ear

Lamb’s Ear is a mat-forming, dense, white/gray woolly perennial. The leaves are extremely hairy and very soft to the touch, thus the name Lamb’s Ear. The Helen Von Stein is one of the best varieties available with larger leaves and it is more heat and humidity resistant. This cultivar does not bear flowers which would […]

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Spiraea x bumalda ‘Anthony Waterer’ Anthony Waterer Spirea

Spiraea x bumalda is a hybrid between selections of S. japonica. Spireas are summer bloomers with a low shrubby growth habit. Anthony Waterer is a dwarf cultivar and can grow to a height of 3-4 feet with a 4-5 foot spread. The foliage is deciduous with a wine-red to maroon tinged new growth in the […]

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Scabiosa columbaria ‘Butterfly Blue’ Pincushion Flower

Scabiosa columbaria ‘Butterfly Blue’ produces 2″ lavender-blue flowers late spring to early fall that are reminiscent of a pincushion full of pins. Pincushion Flower will get up to 18″ tall with the flower and the gray-green foliage will get 6-8″ tall, the plant can get up to 12-15″ wide. This is a great plant for […]

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Salvia x sylvestris ‘May Night’ May Night Sage

Salvia x sylvestris ‘May Night’ will put on a color show all summer with fuzzy dark purple colored flower spikes. To extend the bloom just cut back. May Night Sage can get 18-36″ tall and 24″ wide at maturity. This is a great plant to attract birds and bees into the garden. Foliage is rough […]

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