We have red and orange berry varieties. Upright, later spreading, evergreen shrub with dark green leaves, spiny branches and bunches of small white flowers in late spring. These are followed by a profusion of bright orange or red berries in autumn.
Non-invasive variety with bright purple flowers. Brilliant purple blooms are profuse in April and May with sporadic blooms throughout the season. Blooms on both new and old wood. Vigorous and disease resistant.
Goldflame Honeysuckle features showy clusters of fragrant shell pink trumpet-shaped flowers with yellow overtones and pink edges at the ends of the stems from early to mid spring, which emerge from distinctive cherry red flower buds. It has bluish-green foliage which emerges burgundy in spring.
Easily grown in most soils. Best in well-drained sandy loams with regular moisture in full sun to part shade. Prefers full sun, but tolerates close to full shade. Also tolerates some drought. Needs a support structure upon which to grow unless grown as a ground cover. Semi-evergreen in warm winter climates. Grows rapidly.
Blanket Flower or Gaillardia are long-blooming, richly colored, daisy-like flowers. They thrive in hot, sunny gardens. Gaillardia produce single or double daisy flowers through most of the summer and well into fall. Blanket flowers tolerate light frost and are seldom eaten by deer.
Garden Phlox are long blooming, hardy and long-lived perennials. Often fragrant and never need staking. Phlox comes in a range of heights - anywhere from two to five feet, and produce huge billows of bloom in mid-late summer. Colors range from pure white to red, with nearly every shade of pink, lavender, salmon and purple in between.
Russian Sage (perovskia atriplicifolia) adds a haze of color to the garden from midsummer into fall, blending well with just about any other flower color. It has airy spires of small, purple-blue flowers and finely-cut, gray-green foliage on upright, grayish-white stems. Russian Sage is a member of the mint family is drought tolerant and trouble-free.
Yarrow is a hardy perennial with showy flower heads composed of many tiny, tightly-packed flowers. Their fern-like leaves are often aromatic. Yarrows are easy to care for and versatile. Yarrow has a good reputation as an anti-inflammatory and antiseptic and is widely used in herbal medicine. Great plant for borders, rock gardens, or wildflower meadows. Also excellent for cutting or drying.
Coreopsis or Tickseed are colorful, daisylike flowers with a long bloom period. Generally trouble-free and easy to grow. Heat & drought tolerant. If you leave the seed heads on during the winter, birds - especially Goldfinches will devour Coreopsis seeds!
Pincushion Flower or Scabiosa attract legions of butterflies! They bloom all season long with very little maintenance, as well! Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soil in full sun. Tolerates part shade, particularly in the hot summer climates of the deep South. Pincushion flowers will bloom from spring until frost, but the heaviest bloom occurs in May.
Coral Bells or Heuchera make excellent foliage plants for sun to part shade gardens. Most flowers are not as impressive as the foliage, but they do add a second level of interest. Clumps or mounds of heart-shaped, boldy veined leaves. Some cultivars have bold dark, or radiant silvery, foliage. The bell-shaped flowers form in late spring and early summer.
Perennial Hibiscus or Rose Mallow are heat and humidity tolerant, attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies, and ignored by deer. Hibiscus are a must-have for the sunny garden. Funnel-shaped flowers with five large, broad petals bloom singly or in clusters in early to mid-summer. These enormous hibiscus flowers will add stunning summer color to a perennial garden.
Lobelia or Cardinal Flower is easily grown in rich, humusy, medium to wet soils in full sun to part shade. It will tolerate full sun in cool, northern climates, but otherwise appreciates part shade. Brilliant red spikes set against green and purple bronze colored foliage makes Lobelia a favorite of hummingbirds, Swallowtail & Sulfur butterflies! Each individual spike of scarlet flowers open from bottom to top and stays in bloom for several weeks. A Makes an excellent cut flower.
Deep wine red leaves emerge in spring and age to dark purplish green, providing a striking contrast to vibrant pink summer flowers. Compact, multi-stemmed form is ideal for use as an accent shrub or small tree, in flowering borders or containers. Highly resistant to powdery mildew. Deciduous.
Deciduous large shrub or small tree with profuse crepe-like coral-pink flowers. Exquisite orange-red foliage color in the fall. Smooth, mottled, light cinnamon brown bark adds year-round interest. Use for accent, background, specimen or street tree.
A large shrub or small tree with smooth, dark cinnamon-brown exfoliating bark. Glossy dark green leaves turn vibrant orange-red in fall. Panicles of pure white, soft textured flowers bloom all summer. Makes an excellent specimen, accent or group planting. Deciduous.
Clusters of ruby red, crepe papery flowers nearly cover the multi-stemmed shrub all summer long. The dark green foliage turns rich bronze-red in fall for great cool season interest. A stunning specimen or mass planting for late season color. Deciduous.
Panicles of light lavender-pink flowers appear amid glossy green foliage that turns red in fall. The cinnamon colored bark is smooth, peeling to a shiny light gray. A large shrub or small tree that makes an excellent specimen or group planting. Deciduous.
Attractive ornamental shrub or small tree with smooth, peeling bark. Showy, ruffled, fire-red flowers followed by vibrant orange-red fall foliage. Excellent specimen or plant in groups for an explosion of color in the landscape and year-round interest. Deciduous.
Large clusters of soft-textured fuchsia-red blooms on a semi-dwarf form. The foliage turns a luscious orange-red in fall for exquisite cool season color. Smooth, colorful peeling bark provides year-round interest. Good mildew resistance along with excellent heat and drought tolerance make this an excellent choice for landscape accent or container specimen. Deciduous.