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Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah'

Panicum virgatum ‘Shenandoah’

Panicum virgatum ‘Shenandoah’ is striking in color and compact in growth. The elegant and compact vase shaped grass creates interest all year long. Throughout the Summer you will see airy reddish-pink flower panicles rise above burgundy highlighted leaves. The Fall brings out deep purple foliage.  The winter leaves and seed heads develop an attractive amber glow. Mature plants […]

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Standing Ovation

Schizachyrium scoparium ‘Standing Ovation’ PP25202

Standing Ovation is a warm season grass that does well in poor, dry soils.  Sturdy – upright bluish-green stems and leaves transition to a sizzling display of oranges, reds, yellows, and purplish-browns in the autumn. This variety grows to 3-4 feet in height with a 12 – 18 inch spread.

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Tulbaghia ‘Society Garlic’

  The flowers are lilac in color and the plant will bloom from midsummer to early fall. This fast-growing plant gives off a garlic scent and has been said to help rid gardens of moles and other pests. Tulbaghia violacea is incredibly versatile and adaptable, making it perfect for borders, rock gardens or large containers. This heat tolerant evergreen […]

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Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Prostratus’

A favorite for any herb garden or wide open space. This hardy, fast-growing evergreen shrub has a creeping and low growing habit. Creeping Rosemary will trail over walls, spill elegantly over the edge of raised beds and containers, or fill an empty space as beautiful groundcover. Its leaves are dark green, leathery and very aromatic, […]

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Lantana ‘Chapel Hill Yellow’ PPAF

Chapel Hill Yellow Lantana is an exceptional hybrid plant with the habit of “New Gold” and the cold hardiness of “Miss Huff” Lantana. It has leathery dark green foliage and clusters of medium yellow flowers that bloom from Spring to Autumn. With a versatile low spreading habit it can grow to 18″ tall and 36″ wide, it […]

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Salvia ‘Wendy’s Wish’ Wendy’s Wish Sage PPAF

The plant that is on everyone’s wish list! Vivid magenta tubular flowers with fluted tips will burst from maroon stems in late Spring until Fall. It’s glossy foliage and a compact, slightly open habit makes this evergreen shrub perfect for border plantings, perennial beds and patio containers. Wendy’s Wish can reach 4 ft tall and […]

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Hesperaloe parvifolia Red Yucca

This long blooming, great looking succulent is incredibly adaptable and virtually maintenance free. It’s amazingly drought tolerant AND cold hardy to Zone 5, making it perfect for any landscape!  Red Yucca’s foliage forms in fountaining clumps of thin, dark green leaves, with a spread of 3 feet. The beautiful flower stalks can grow to be 5 feet […]

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Festuca ovina var. glauca ‘Elijah Blue’ Blue Fescue

The eye catching icy blue coloration to this clumping ornamental grass holds up even through the summer heat. Elijah Blue is perfectly suited for edging borders or mass planting as a groundcover. It’s especially drought tolerant once established. This unique grass is topped by upright flower plumes in the summer.

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Dianella tasmanica ‘Variegata’ Variegated Flax Lily

The strappy green leaves and contrasting yellow stripes of Dianella Tasmanica ‘Variegated’ will brighten the garden year-round. Stalks of bright lavender bloom and metallic turquoise blue berries last from fall into winter, and create a colorful accent. This clump forming beauty will grow to 24 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 24 inches. This gorgeous, sword-like foliage […]

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Aloe ‘Blue Elf’ Blue Elf Aloe

A small but tough hybrid aloe perfect for tight spaces! Narrow, upright leaves of blue-gray contrast nicely with spikes of orange blooms. This low maintenance succulent thrives in poor soil and is perfect for rock gardens, water-wise borders or containers that need a wow factor. The foliage tips of Blue Elf may have a reddish […]

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