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| October 1, 2022

Little Joe Joe-Pye Weed (Eupatorium maculatum ‘Little Joe’)

Compact Perennial with Late Summer to Late Fall Blooms Hardiness Range: 3 to 9 Height: 3’ to 4’ Spread: 2’ to 3’ Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade Flower Color: Mauve Pink Why We Love It:Little Joe Joe-Pye Weed is an herbaceous perennial with a semi-compact and upright habit of growth compared to other Joe-Pye […]

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| September 1, 2022

Blackthorne Daylily (Hemerocallis ‘Blackthorne’)

A Visually Stunning Heat Tolerant Perennial Hardiness Range: 3 to 9 Height: 2’ to 3’ Spread: 1’ to 2’ Exposure: Full to Partial Sun Flower Color: Creamy Yellow and Dark Purple Why We Love It:Blackthorne Daylily is truly a stunning addition to any perennial garden or landscape. It is adorned with multi-colored flowers showcasing a […]

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| August 1, 2022

Gardenview Scarlet Bee Balm (Monarda ‘Gardenview Scarlet’)

Showy Perennial with Long Summer Blooms Hardiness Range: 4 to 9 Height: 3’ during peak season Spread: 2’ to 3’+ (spreading) Exposure: Full Sun, Tolerates Some Light Shade Flower Color: Cherry Red Why We Love It:Gardenview Scarlet Bee Balm is a hardy and reliable perennial that is fantastic at attracting hummingbirds, bees and other pollinators, […]

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| June 8, 2022

Variegated Solomon’s Seal (Polygonatum odoratum ‘Variegatum’)

Elegant Addition to Shade Gardens Hardiness Range: 4 to 8 Height: 24” Spread: 24”+, over time  Exposure: Full to Partial Shade Flower Color: White Why We Love It: Variegated Solomon’s Seal is an herbaceous perennial with an elegant, arching growth form. It has a different texture, shape and leaf than many common shade perennials. Their stems […]

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| May 2, 2022

Biokovo Cranesbill (Geranium x cantabrigiense ‘Biokovo’)

Pretty Pink in a Compact Package Hardiness Range: 4 to 8 Height: 6 – 12” Spread: 12” Exposure: Part Shade Flower Color: Pale Pink Why We Love It: Biokovo Cranesbill is a compact, perennial geranium that blooms heavily in late spring and early summer, and its dark green leaves turn a beautiful dark red in […]

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| February 1, 2022

Summer Beauty Allium (Allium tanguticum ‘Summer Beauty’)

Bursts of Color that Won’t Get Eaten!  Hardiness Range: 4 to 9 Height: 10” – 20” Spread: 10” – 18” Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade Flower Color: Lavender-Pink Why We Love It:Summer Beauty Allium adds an interesting splash of color to any midwestern garden. This ornamental perennial in the onion family produces unique 2-inch […]

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| October 1, 2021

Autumn Sun Coneflower (Rudbeckia laciniata ‘Herbstsonne’)

One of Our Favorite Perennials for Mid-Summer/Fall Blooms Hardiness Range: 5 to 9 Height: 4-7 ft. Spread: 2-3 ft. Exposure: Full Sun Flower Color: Bright Golden Yellow Why We Love It: Autumn Sun Coneflower is an upright, tall (reaching 4 – 7 feet) and clump-forming perennial. It features large daisy-like flowers that have an elongated […]

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| July 1, 2021

Japanese Painted Fern (Athyrium nipponicum ‘Pictum’)

One of Our Favorite Plants for Shaded Gardens Hardiness Range: 3 to 8 Height: 18” Spread: 24” Exposure: Partial to Full Shade Leaf Color: Olive Green with Silver Variegation and Burgundy Stem Why We Love It: Japanese Painted Fern is a dense perennial with gracefully arching foliage that emerges burgundy in the spring and becomes […]

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