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!

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Botanical Name     Common Name
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Iberis sempervirens 'Snowflake'
Common Name: Candytuft

Dark green leaves and large clusters of white, slightly fragrant flowers. Long blooming. Attractive to butterflies. Deer resistant.  Excellent compact evergreen plant that is useful for edging borders and in rock gardens.


Iberis sempervirens 'Snowsation'
Common Name: Candytuft

Large white flowers cover tidy, compact, mounded plants for many weeks in early to midspring. Leathery dark green foliage is evergreen. Makes a great groundcover. 


Iberis sempervirens 'Tahoe'
Common Name: Candytuft

Clusters of pure white blooms appear about 2 weeks earlier than on 'Snowflake'. Dark green foliage forms well-branched, compact mounds. Great edger or crevice filler! Attractive to butterflies. Deer resistant.  Excellent evergreen plant that is useful for edging borders and in rock gardens.


Iris (Blue Flag) versicolor
Common Name: Blue Flag

Lovely blue flowers appear in early summer over upright sword-like foliage.  Native to the eastern U.S.. Deer resistant. Attractive to butterflies.


Iris (Blue Flag) versicolor x virginica 'Dark Aura'
Common Name: Blue Flag

This award-winning native cultivar has dark purple flushed new growth. Dark violet-blue blooms on black scapes are held just above the foliage in early summer.


Iris (Dwarf Crested) cristata
Common Name: Crested Iris

Light blue miniature iris blooms are held amongst handsome fans of short pale green strap-like foliage. Fast grower & spreader that makes a nice edger for the shade garden. Deer resistant.


Iris (Dwarf Crested) cristata 'Eco Bluebird'
Common Name: Crested Iris

Light lavender blue flowers have orange crests and white throats that are surrounded by darker blue. Handsome fans of short pale green strap-like foliage. Fast grower and spreader that makes a nice edger for the shade garden. Deer resistant. Native to the eastern United States.


Iris (Dwarf Crested) cristata 'Powder Blue Giant'
Common Name: Crested Iris

Touted as being more vigorous than the species, this variety boasts light blue flowers with golden crests and darker blue accents. Handsome fans of short pale green strap-like foliage.


Iris (Dwarf Crested) cristata 'Tennessee White'
Common Name: Crested Iris

A vigorous selection of our native I. cristata from Tennessee, this variety is long-blooming, showing off its brilliant white blooms accented by yellow crests above fans of green foliage. A nice groundcover for shade. Deer and rabbit resistant.


Iris (German) germanica 'Augustine'
Common Name: Bearded Iris

Ruffled orchid-pink standards and ivory-centered rosy pink falls with orange veining and orange beards. Midseason.


Iris (German) germanica 'Breakers'
Common Name: Bearded Iris

Solid dark blue flowers. Rebloomer. Attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds.


Iris (German) germanica 'Firebreather'
Common Name: Bearded Iris

Vibrant orange blooms make this one of the most brilliant oranges offered to date. Late season bloomer. Attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds.


Iris (German) germanica 'Immortality'
Common Name: Bearded Iris

Solid white blooms sport a lemon-tipped white beard. Strong rebloomer. Attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds.


Iris (German) germanica 'Orange King'
Common Name: Bearded Iris

Deep, amber orange standards and falls are nicely ruffled. Tangerine orange beards. Tall plants make a great focal point in the garden. Midseason. Award Winner. Rebloomer.


Iris (German) germanica 'Peach Jam'
Common Name: Bearded Iris

An unusual beauty, this one has creamy pink standards and falls that are streaked and splotched with magenta. Orange beards. Fragrant. Early midseason. Rebloomer. Remove spent stalks for better appearance.


Iris (German) germanica 'Pure as Gold'
Common Name: German Iris
Deep golden yellow blooms with deeper gold beards are nicely ruffled. Fragrant blooms in late spring with consistent repeat bloom in late summer or fall. Strong growth habit. Late season. Rebloomer. Award Winner.

Iris (German) germanica 'Queen of the Mist'
Common Name: Bearded Iris

Stunning pale lavender standards and white falls, whose centers are washed with the same lavender are highly ruffled. Heavily budded stalks. Late season.


Iris (German) germanica 'Sharp Dressed Man'
Common Name: German Iris

This handsome fellow has purple standards and violet black falls with huge deep orange beards. Fragrant. Award Winner. Early midseason. Heavy bloomer. Attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Prefers full sun.


Iris (German) germanica 'Silken Trim'
Common Name: Bearded Iris

Wow! This handsome fellow has purple standards and violet black falls with huge deep orange beards. Fragrant. Award Winner. Early midseason. Heavy bloomer.


Iris (German) germanica 'Speeding Again'
Common Name: Bearded Iris

Striking, dark blue to pruple blooms have white shoulders and lovely ruffled falls. Vigorous and fragrant. Midseason bloom. Rebloomer.


Iris (German) germanica 'Summer Olympics'
Common Name: Bearded Iris

Highly ruffled, citrus yellow blooms with darker yellow beards create a sunny glow in the garden. Lightly fragrant. Rebloomer. Must have well-drained soil, rhizome should be planted slightly above soil level.


Iris (German) germanica 'Total Recall'
Common Name: Bearded Iris

Bloom has pearly white to creamy yellow standards and wide falls with yellow at the heart. Yellow beard. Edges of falls have a faint yellow picotee. Award winner. Very strong rebloom in middle and late summer. Early. Mid-season. Late. Rebloomer.


Iris (German) germanica 'Violet Turner'
Common Name: Bearded Iris

Lovely bi-tone blooms have violet blue standards and velvety deep violet falls edged in soft violet. Pronounced sweet fragrance. Early midseason. Rebloomer.

 


Iris (Japanese) ensata 'Lion King'
Common Name: Japanese Iris

Large, double, purple and white blooms with ruffled edges are drop-dead gorgeous. White centers have yellow signals. Award winner. Early mid-season. Suitable for pond-side, bog or moist garden.


Iris (Japanese) ensata 'Ocean Mist'
Common Name: Japanese Iris
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Iris (Japanese) ensata 'Variegata'
Common Name: Japanese Iris

Striking, green and cream variegated leaf blades and large lavender to purple blooms. Worth growing for the foliage alone. Can tolerate clay soil. Attractive to butterflies. Deer resistant.


Iris (LA) louisiana 'Black Gamecock'
Common Name: Louisiana Iris

Large deep purple, almost black, blooms are marked by bright yellow signals. Wide, sword-shaped green foliage lasts well into winter.


Iris (Roof) tectorum
Common Name: Japanese Roof Iris

Wide, lilac-blue flowers with darker veins and a white crest on each fall. Fans of broad, ribbed, glossy green leaves are 12" long. Deer resistant. Attractive to butterflies.


Iris (Roof) tectorum 'Alba'
Common Name: Japanese Roof Iris

Wide, white flowers with a yellow crest on each fall. Fans of broad, ribbed, glossy green leaves are 12" long. Deer resistant. Attractive to butterflies.


Iris (Siberian) sibirica 'Blueberry Fair'
Common Name: Siberian Iris

4" wide, heavily ruffled indigo blue blooms have lighter blue standards and blue-veined white signals. Can tolerate clay soil. Deer resistant. Attractive to butterflies. Can be grown under black walnut trees.


Iris (Siberian) sibirica 'Butter and Sugar'
Common Name: Siberian Iris

White standards above soft yellow falls with creamy yellow styles. Deer resistant. Attractive to butterflies. Can be grown under black walnut trees.


Iris (Siberian) sibirica 'Caesar's Brother'
Common Name: Siberian Iris

Rich purple to deep blue flowers with gold markings on the falls. Can tolerate clay soil. Deer resistant. Attractive to butterflies. Can be grown under black walnut trees.


Iris (Siberian) sibirica 'Concord Crush'
Common Name: Siberian Iris

Large, vibrant blue, double blooms are nicely ruffled.  White and gold signals. Can tolerate clay soil. Can be grown under black walnut trees. Blooms early summer. Tetraploid. Rebloomer.


Iris (Siberian) sibirica 'Contrast in Styles'
Common Name: Siberian Iris

Violet-purple blooms have white shoulders on the falls with yellow signals and lavender-blue styles. Very showy!


Iris (Siberian) sibirica 'Golden Edge'
Common Name: Siberian Iris

Deep purply-blue blooms have fine golden picotee edges on the falls and white to gold signals veined with deep blue. Can tolerate clay soil. Can be grown under black walnut trees.


Iris (Siberian) sibirica 'Ruffled Velvet'
Common Name: Siberian Iris

Velvety, plum-purple flowers with ruffled falls. Tetraploid. Can tolerate clay soil. Deer resistant. Attractive to butterflies. Can be grown under black walnut trees.


Iris (Siberian) sibirica 'Sky Mirror'
Common Name: Siberian Iris

Lovely light  violet blue blooms with deep blue shoulders and green signals have a simple elegant form. Can tolerate clay soil. Deer resistant. Attractive to butterflies. Can be grown under black walnut trees.


Iris (Siberian) sibirica 'Sparkling Rose'
Common Name: Siberian Iris

Rosy-pink flowers with a yellow blotch on the fall. Can tolerate clay soil. Deer resistant. Attractive to butterflies. Can be grown under black walnut trees.


Iris (Siberian) sibirica 'Spindazzle'
Common Name: Siberian Iris

Dark velvety rose blooms have a blue halo around the signal. Standards are light rose and the styles have a petal-like keel making them look double. Can tolerate clay soil.


Iris (Siberian) sibirica 'Strawberry Fair'
Common Name: Siberian Iris

Heavily ruffled, magenta-violet falls have a white signal edged in blue. Ruffled standards are lavender pink. Tetraploid blooms have good substance and are produced late for midsummer color.


Iris (Siberian) Sibirica 'Welcome Return'
Common Name: Siberian Iris

Large, velvety, deep lavender-blue falls and very upright pale blue standards and a faint gold signal. Blooms late spring and reblooms in summer. Can tolerate clay soil.


Iris (Siberian) sibirica 'White Swirl'
Common Name: Siberian Iris

Ruffled, flaring pure white flowers with gold brushed falls. Can tolerate clay soil. Deer resistant. Attractive to butterflies. Can be grown under black walnut trees.


Iris (Sweet) pallida 'Albo Variegata'
Common Name: Variegated Sweet Iris

Distinctively variegated foliage with white and green vertical streaking. Fragrant lavender flowers. Gorgeous specimen. Semi-evergreen foliage. Deer resistant. Also known as 'Zebra'.


Iris (Sweet) pallida 'Aureo Variegata'
Common Name: Yellow Variegated Sweet Iris

Beautiful, vertically striped green and yellow leaves contrast wonderfully with fragrant lavender-blue flowers.


Iris (Yellow Flag) pseudacorus
Common Name: Yellow Flag Iris

Each tall, branched stem bears 4-12 deep yellow flowers. Vigorous bright green strap-like foliage. Deer resistant. This plant is considered invasive in many areas and should be contained and seed pods removed to prevent spreading.


Isotoma fluviatilis
Common Name: Blue Star Creeper

This super easy to grow mat-former has tiny rounded leaves and very small, blue star-shaped flowers that may bloom spring to frost. Semi-evergreen. Spreads by underground rhizomes and by surface rooting. May be Invasive. Great groundcover, excellent between stepping stones, under roses, around ponds and decks. Tolerates heavy foot traffic. Space on 12" centers.