Perennial

Perennial plants are our specialty.  Living over from season to season, perennial plants can be a gardener's best friend.  We are proud to offer an extensive collection of perennials that includes many rare and unusual varieties as well as the traditional favorites.  We hope you enjoy browsing through our catalog!

Select Plant Type:
Botanical Name     Common Name
A B C D E F-G H I J-L M-O P Q R S T U-Z
 
« Previous 50 Plants 1    2    3    4    Next 50 Plants »
 
Acanthus hybrid 'Whitewater'
Common Name: Bear's Breeches

Vigorous plants have bold leaves that are deeply cut and heavily splashed with creamy white. Tall stems of pink and white blooms in midsummer. Evergreen. Greater vigor, better heat and humidity tolerance than 'Tasmanian Angel'. Plant patented.


Acanthus mollis
Common Name: Bear's Breeches

White flowers with purple shaded bracts are held on tall stalks above very shiny, large dark green leaves. Prefer well-drained soil. They require adequate moisture and mostly shade to look good in the heat of summer.


Acanthus mollis x spinosus 'Morning Candle'
Common Name: Bear's Breeches

A cross between A. mollis and A. spinosus, this one has rich pink and white flowers on tall stalks in midsummer. Shallowly scalloped, narrow grey-green leaves are slightly spiny. A wonderful specimen plant.


Acanthus spinosus
Common Name: Bear's Breeches

Tall spikes of mauve and white flowers are held above lustrous, deeply-cut, thistle-like foliage. The hardiest species, they are vigorous, clumping architectural plants. Leaves and blooms are spiny. Requires well-drained soil.


Achillea 'Appleblossom'
Common Name: Yarrow

Soft pink flowers that fade to white are held above green foliage. If deadheaded after blooming, it will continue to bloom up to five months. Compact habit. Attractive to butterflies. Deer resistant.


Achillea 'Moonshine'
Common Name: Yarrow

Flowers in dense flat clusters soft yellow are held above ferny aromatic, silver-gray foliage. Blooms of Bressingham Introduction. Attractive to butterflies. Deer resistant. Loong blooming.


Achillea 'Pink Grapefruit'
Common Name: Yarrow

Large, slightly rounded clusters of deep rose pink bloom on compact plants. Flowers gently fade to cream as they age. Great for cutting. Aromatic, ferny green foliage. A Blooms of Bressingham selection. Plant patented.


Achillea 'Pomegranate'
Common Name: Yarrow

Striking, deep red-magenta bloom clusters on compact plants of ferny, aromatic green foliage have sturdy stems. A uniform habit and abundant blooms make this one a winner. Attractive to butterflies. Deer resistant. Plant Patented.


Achillea 'Red Velvet'
Common Name: Yarrow

Non-fading, dark rosy-red flowers with a yellow eye are borne in flattened clusters above ferny, aromatic, green foliage. Touted as one of the best reds available. Attractive to butterflies. Deer resistant. Long blooming.


Achillea filipendulina 'Coronation Gold'
Common Name: Yarrow

Flattened, golden yellow 4" flowerheads over gray foliage light up the garden. This is the best cultivar for drying. Attractive to butterflies. Deer resistant. Long blooming.


Achillea millefolium
Common Name: Common Yarrow

Upright plants of fine, green, aromatic foliage are rhizomatous and spread to form mats. May be aggressive and some consider it to be a weed. Long blooming plants have flat heads of tiny white flowers, which are long-lasting. INTRODUCED, NOT NATIVE!


Achillea millefolium 'Apricot Delight'
Common Name: Yarrow

Deep pink to near red buds open to apricot pink blooms that last for weeks. Sturdy compact plants are long blooming. More sun brings more intense colors. Plant Patented. Attractive to butterflies. Deer resistant.


Achillea millefolium 'New Vintage Red'
Common Name: Yarrow

Compact, heavy flowering plants have clusters of ruby red blooms throughout much of the summer if deadheaded after bloom cycles. A hard trim after the first bloom flush will help to maintain its compact habit. Plant patented.


Achillea millefolium 'New Vintage Rose'
Common Name: Yarrow

Upright, but compact plants have lacy green foliage and clusters of rose pink blooms in late spring and summer. Good color retention and ready rebloom. Plant patented.

 


Achillea millefolium 'New Vintage Violet'
Common Name: Yarrow

Pretty true violet flowers in late spring to summer above lacy green foliage. Good color retention and ready rebloom. Plant patent applied for.

 


Achillea millefolium 'New Vintage White'
Common Name: Yarrow

Upright, but compact plants have lacy green foliage and clusters of clean white blooms in late spring and summer. Deadhead for prolonged bloom. Good color retention and ready rebloom.


Achillea millefolium 'Paprika'
Common Name: Yarrow

Flat clusters of orange-red flowers with golden-yellow centers rise over green, ferny, aromatic foliage. Attractive to butterflies. Deer resistant. Long blooming.


Achillea millefolium 'Summer Berries'
Common Name: Yarrow

A wonderful mix of non-fading blooms in salmon, yellow, apricot, cherry and white are produced in 3"-5" clusters throughout the summer. Lovely for cutting. Deer resistant. Gray-green aromatic foliage spreads by stolons.


Achillea millefolium 'Summer Pastels'
Common Name: Yarrow

3" flowers clusters appear in an assortment of colors including cream, white, yellow, salmon, orange, red, lilac, and pink. Ferny, green, aromatic foliage spreads by stolons. Attractive to butterflies. Deer resistant.


Achillea millefolium 'Terra Cotta'
Common Name: Yarrow

Clusters of peachy orange blooms gradually darken to a lovely terra cotta that fades to soft yellow making an exquisite combination of colors on a single plant. Ferny, gray-green, fragrant foliage. Attractive to butterflies. Deer resistant.


Achillea ptarmica 'Peter Cottontail'
Common Name: Sneezewort

Cute rounded mounds of white button flowers over dark green, ferny foliage. A very different look from A. millefolia, it has individual rather clusters of bloom. Sort of a super baby's breath look. Long blooming! Plant patent applied for.


Achillea tomentosa 'King Edward'
Common Name: Yarrow

Soft primrose yellow flowers clusters are held over 3" wooly green foliage. Miniature. Great rock garden plant. Attractive to butterflies. Deer resistant. Long blooming.


Aconitum cammarum 'Eleanora'
Common Name: Monkshood
Compact plants with deeply cut, shiny dark green leaves have nearly white, helmet-shaped blossoms that are edged in blue-violet. USE CAUTION when handling this plant - wear gloves. All parts of the plant are poisonous, especially the roots.

Aconitum carmichaelii 'Arendsii'
Common Name: Monkshood

Erect spikes of azure-blue, hooded flowers are held above glossy, dark green dissected leaves. Stunning in a woodland setting. All parts of the plant are poisonous, especially the roots.


Aconitum fischeri
Common Name: Monkshood

Spikes of large purple-blue hooded flowers are held above, shiny, green, dissected foliage. Dwarf selection. All parts of the plant are poisonous, especially the roots. Deer resistant. Long blooming.


Acorus gramineus minimus 'Aureus'
Common Name: Sweet Flag

Dwarf fans of bright golden leaves make a colorful evergreen groundcover or highlight for a rock garden. Moisture loving plants, they form mats of stiff, narrow bladed leaves. Can tolerate clay soil. Deer resistant. Moderate foot traffic. Space on 8" centers.


Acorus gramineus variegatus 'Wogon'
Common Name: Sweet Flag
Bright, golden fans of grassy leaves are narrowly edged in green. Evergreen. These moisture loving plants form mats of flowing, narrow bladed leaves. Can tolerate clay soil. Deer resistant.

Adiantum pedatum
Common Name: Five Finger Maidenhair Fern

Five-finger Maidenhair or Northern Maidenhair has fronds that fork nearly in half with the two parts curving back, each with three to five finger-like divisions. Deciduous.


Aegopodium podagraria 'Variegatum'
Common Name: Bishopweed

Attractive deciduous mats of creamy white variegated leaves. White blooms in early summer. Invasive! Remove blooms to prevent self-sowing. Great under trees in contained areas. Deer resistant.


Agastache aurantiaca 'Apricot Sprite'
Common Name: Mexican Hyssop

Short but erect plants bear compact spikes of long blooming tubular apricot flowers. U.S. native.


Agastache aurantiaca 'Sunset Yellow'
Common Name: Sunset Hyssop

Dwarf, bushy plants have pretty tubular, yellow blooms. The gray-green foliage is nicely fragrant. Blooms from July to October.


Agastache foeniculum 'Golden Jubilee'
Common Name: Mexican Hyssop

Unique, vibrant gold foliage with spikes of long blooming tubular fragrant purply-blue flowers. Self-sows. Native.


Agastache rugosa 'Honey Bee Blue'
Common Name: Hummingbird Mint

Upright plants have fragrant, gray-green foliage and 4"-6" violet-blue bloom spikes. Self-cleaning plants need no dead-heading. Great for attacting pollinators. Cultivar of a southwestern native. Self-sows. Mint-scented leaves may be used for teas.


Agastache rugosa 'Honey Bee White'
Common Name: Hummingbird Mint

Upright plants have fragrant, gray-green foliage and 4"-6" violet-blue bloom spikes. Self-cleaning plants need no dead-heading. Great for attacting pollinators. Cultivar of a southwestern native. Self-sows. Mint-scented leaves may be used for teas.


Agastache rugosa 'Little Adder'
Common Name: Hummingbird Mint

Compact and well-branched, this smaller version of ‘Black Adder’ is certain to be a favorite. Deep violet blue blooms attract butterflies and pollinators all summer. Fragrant foliage.


Agastache rupestris
Common Name: Mexican Hyssop

Rosy orange flowers are borne in profusion on airy spikes over licorice-scented foliage. A southwest native that always attracts hummingbirds. Deer resistant. Deadhead to prolong bloom period, but do not cut back old foliage till spring.


Agastache x 'Black Adder'
Common Name: Mexican Hyssop / Hummingbird Mint

Smokey-lilac flowers open from dark purple buds. Deer resistant. Plant Patented.


Agastache x 'Blue Boa'
Common Name: Mexican Hyssop / Hummingbird Mint

Large, deep violet-blue flowers spikes are held over deep green foliage. This very showy variet will bring in loads of butterflies. Occasional deadheading will keep this one looking great all summer. Plant patented.


Agastache x 'Blue Fortune'
Common Name: Mexican Hyssop / Hummingbird Mint

Erect bushy plants have a profusion of long lasting, tubular blue flower spikes. Fragrant foliage.


Agastache x 'Heatwave'
Common Name: Mexican Hyssop / Hummingbird Mint

Dark purple-pink blooms and blue-green foliage distinguish this upright, heat loving variety of Mexican hyssop. A very good performer in heat and humidity. Plant Patented.


Agastache x 'Kudos Coral'
Common Name: Mexican Hyssop/Hummingbird Mint

Long-lasting, honey-scented coral-red blooms on upright, compact mounds of fragrant blue-green foliage. Short plants produce loads blooms that “last and last”. Plant patent applied for.


Agastache x 'Kudos Mandarin'
Common Name: Mexican Hyssop / Hummingbird Mint

Very long-lasting, bright orange blooms on upright, compact mounds of fragrant blue-green foliage.  Short, compact plants produce loads blooms that “last and last”. Plant patent applied for.


Agastache x 'Purple Haze'
Common Name: Mexican Hyssop / Hummingbird Mint

Long racemes of smoky violet-blue flowers appear above fragrant, blue-green foliage from July to frost. Pinching early in the season promotes more compact plants for containers. A major butterfly magnet! Tolerant of poor soils and drought.


Agastache x 'Tutti Frutti'
Common Name: Mexican Hyssop / Hummingbird Mint

Erect bushy plants bear spikes of tubular raspberry-rose flowers. Fragrant, gray green foliage.


Ajania pacifica
Common Name: Gold & Silver Pacific Chrysanthemum

Beautifully scalloped, felt-like leaves with silver undersides give the foliage a variegated effect. A nice groundcover, the clusters of yellow button flowers cover this compact plant in late fall. The last chrysanthemum to bloom. Deer resistant. Long blooming.


Ajuga 'Black Scallop'
Common Name: Bugleweed

Extremely dark foliage is beautifully scalloped and is larger than Ajuga 'Mahogany'. Evergreen. Often used as a groundcover, bugleweed is happy in conditions ranging from dry soil to bogs. Attractive to butterflies. Deer resistant. Plant patented.


Ajuga pyramidalis 'Metallica Crispa'
Common Name: Bugleweed

Extremely crinkled and twisted shiny dark green leaves and blue flowers. Attractive to butterflies. Deer resistant. Often used as a groundcover, bugleweed is happy in conditions ranging from drought to bogs.


Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow'
Common Name: Bugleweed

Variegated foliage with green, white, and dark pink to purple markings. Spikes of blue flowers. Slower growing. Evergreen. Often used as a groundcover, bugleweed is happy in conditions ranging from drought to bogs. Can be grown under black walnut trees. Attractive to butterflies. Deer resistant.


Ajuga reptans 'Catlin's Giant'
Common Name: Bugleweed

Large, quilted, deep purple leaves with purple flower spikes. Often used as a groundcover, bugleweed is happy in conditions ranging from drought to bogs. Attractive to butterflies.


Ajuga reptans 'Chocolate Chip'
Common Name: Dwarf Bugleweed

Small, narrow purplish-green colored leaves with spikes of blue flowers. This ajuga is one of the best performers. Evergreen. A great groundcover, bugleweed is happy in conditions ranging from drought to bogs. Can be grown under black walnut trees. Attractive to butterflies. Deer resistant. Takes moderate foot traffic. Space on 12" centers.


 
« Previous 50 Plants 1    2    3    4    Next 50 Plants »