Archive | Plants with 11 as a Hardness Zone


Nandina domestica ‘Compacta’ Compact Nandina, Heavenly Bamboo

Compacta may be more low growing than other Nandina varieties, but it really stands out in a crowd! It has more numerous leaflets giving the foliage a lacey appearance. Compacta blooms in the spring and the new flush of growth is a beautiful coppery color, turning  green in the summer. In the fall  it will produces […]

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Muhlenbergia capillaris Gulf Muhly, Purple Muhly

An extraordinarily beautiful and low maintenance grass in all seasons. The wispy, pink-purple blooming tufts can double the size of the plant when in full bloom. The billowy inflorescence will move weightlessly in the wind, giving an appearance of brightly colored, rolling waves. Gulf Muhly Grass can grow to 4 ft tall with a 3 ft […]

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Melinus nerviglumis, (Rhynchelytrum nerviglume) ‘Savannah’ Ruby Grass

Savannah Ruby Grass is the crowned jewel in any garden! This ornamental grows in a thick clumps of thin, curling, blue-green foliage and can grow to 2 ft tall. In mid-Spring, the grass puts out deep rose plumes, while the grass itself is evergreen. Savannah Ruby Grass is great for mass planting, borders or as a thrilling […]

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Bulbine frutescens Orange African Bulbine

Gorgeous in any setting! Orange Bulbine has succulent, slender foliage accented by tall flower stalks. These tender perennials add wispy color during the spring and summer when the unique green striped buds reveal star-shaped blooms in yellow or orange. This versatile dry climate gem adapts to humidity and harsh weather.

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Asparagus meyeri Foxtail Fern

 This drought-resistant plant needs very little care and looks bright and green all year round. It’s long, plume-like stems hold soft, needle-like leaves. In addition to its beautiful foliage, Foxtail Fern will develops white flowers, followed by red berries in fall. An excellent choice for hanging baskets, containers, houseplants or borders.

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Alpinia zerumbet ‘Variegata’ Variegated Shell Ginger

The Alpinia Zerumbet is a beautiful addition to any landscape with it’s glossy, dark green leaves and attractive yellow striping. Its white and pink buds will bloom into bright yellow and red sprays of flowers in summer of the second year. With partial to full sunlight the Alpinia Zerumbet can grow to be 6 feet tall and […]

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Agave ‘Blue Glow’

This smaller agave sports blue green leaves with a superb red edging that only looks better when highlighted by backlighting the plant in afternoon sun. The margins are spineless but this Agave has a terminal spine at the end of each leaf. ‘Blue Glow’ is a slow grower and keeps to its self with a […]

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Agave ‘Blue Flame’

Agave ‘Blue Flame’ is a beautiful clumping, hybrid agave that brings a tropical feel to any landscape. Rosettes of glaucous blue-green foliage resemble a blue gas flame, with gracefully incurved leaf tips. This solitary grower has flexible leaves with finely serrate margins and terminal spine. Blue Flame with make a striking contrast in any garden!

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