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Here you'll find recent introductions to our catalog!

Agastache 'Blue Boa'

Hyssop
Agastache 'Blue Boa'

Andropogon gerardii 'Red October'

Big bluestem

Deep green foliage emerges in spring with notable red tips, providing an immediate display of color and texture. The real show begins around the first frost of October - the chill sends the graceful foliage into a flurry of vivid red, becoming topped with tall, scarlet red inflorescences swaying in the autumn breeze. Striking!

Andropogon gerardii 'Red October'

Anemone 'Cinderella' Fantasy™

Cinderella anemone

Covered in thick-petaled, baby pink blooms from mid to late summer! The seed heads look like little fluffy cotton balls, standing atop strong stems to give interest to the garden from fall into winter. This vigorous, clumping selection is a delight in the garden or mixed container.

Anemone 'Cinderella' Fantasy™

Anemone 'Pocahontas' Fantasy™

Pocahontas anemone

Covered in double flowered, bubblegum pink blooms from mid to late summer! The seed heads look like little fluffy cotton balls, standing atop strong stems to give interest to the garden from fall into winter. This vigorous, clumping selection is a delight in the garden or mixed container.

Anemone 'Pocahontas' Fantasy™

Carex cherokeensis

Cherokee sedge

An exceptional native species that adds softness to the garden! A neat, clumping form with handsome bright green foliage. A wonderful native alternative to Pennisetum, it is simply lovely as a neat edge along pathways, as a filler among taller perennials, or en masse.

Carex cherokeensis

Carex oshimensis 'Everest' EverColor®

Japanese sedge

No gardening mountain is too high to master with this easy to grow sedge! Adaptable to a variety of conditions, tuck 'Everest' into a border, living wall or mixed container for a four season display of tidy, mounding foliage. Icy white margins frost the edges of deep green arching leaves. Enjoy year-round color with this versatile ornamental grass from the EverColor® series.

Carex oshimensis 'Everest' EverColor®

Carex oshimensis 'Everillo' EverColor®

Japanese sedge

Impossible to miss in even the shadiest of gardens, the fantastically bright lime green foliage of this showstopping variety ages to a golden yellow. Easy to grow in many locations, tuck 'Everillo' into a border, living wall or mixed container for a four season display of tidy, mounding foliage.

Carex oshimensis 'Everillo' EverColor®

Carex oshimensis 'Everlime' EverColor®

Japanese sedge

Lime green margins edge the glossy green leaves of this superb variety. Easy to grow in many locations, tuck 'Everlime' into a border, living wall or mixed container for a four season display of tidy, mounding foliage. Enjoy year-round color with this versatile ornamental grass from the EverColor® series.

Carex oshimensis 'Everlime' EverColor®

Chelone obliqua 'Tiny Tortuga'

Turtlehead

A tiny turtlehead with all the flower power of its taller brothers, this native cultivar features uniquely shaped, hot pink blooms atop lustrous dark green leaves with a bronzy sheen. Flowers reminiscent of turtles' mouths persist from mid-summer into fall, a favorite of butterflies but distasteful to deer. Its very compact habit is a great choice for mixed containers, or let it spread ever so slowly in the landscape along pond and stream edges, rain gardens or perennial borders.

Chelone obliqua 'Tiny Tortuga'

Coreopsis Mayo Clinic Flower of Hope™

Tickseed

Celebrating 150 years of service to humanity, the Mayo Clinic has selected this brilliant yellow Coreopsis as the Mayo Clinic Flower of Hope™ to symbolize the spirit of hope and healing through the beauty of nature. Electric yellow flowers cover dark green, threadlike foliage from early summer through fall. From ItSaul Plants' Cruzin' Series and patented under the name 'Electric Avenue'. Tags are a required purchase for this variety.

Coreopsis Mayo Clinic Flower of Hope™

Delosperma 'Fire Wonder' Wheels of Wonder™

Ice plant

Vivid, fiery red petals with yellow and white centers blanket this high-impact groundcover. Succulent green carpets of dense foliage are covered with its amazingly bright, bold flowers. An ideal, worry-free choice for those hot, dry locations. Wheels of Wonder™ ice plants will have you saying WOW all through the heat of summer!

Delosperma 'Fire Wonder' Wheels of Wonder™

Delosperma 'Golden Wonder' Wheels of Wonder™

Ice plant

Huge, bright yellow blooms blanket this high-impact groundcover. Succulent green carpets of dense foliage are covered with its amazingly bright, bold flowers. An ideal, worry-free choice for those hot, dry locations. Wheels of Wonder™ ice plants will have you saying WOW all through the heat of summer!

Delosperma 'Golden Wonder' Wheels of Wonder™

Delosperma 'Hot Pink Wonder' Wheels of Wonder™

Ice plant

Don’t let its common name fool you, this plant is hot, hot, HOT! Huge, bright, hot pink blooms with yellow and white centers light up this high-impact groundcover. Heat and drought are no problem for this tough variety from the colorful Wheels of Wonder™ ice plant series. Just be sure to give it plenty of sun and well-drained soil, and you’ll be saying WOW all summer long!

Delosperma 'Hot Pink Wonder' Wheels of Wonder™

Delosperma 'Orange Wonder' Wheels of Wonder™

Ice plant

Intense orange petals with yellow and white centers grace this high-impact groundcover. Succulent green carpets of dense foliage are covered with its amazingly bright, bold flowers. An ideal, worry-free choice for those hot, dry locations. Wheels of Wonder™ ice plants will have you saying WOW all through the heat of summer!

Delosperma 'Orange Wonder' Wheels of Wonder™

Delosperma 'Violet Wonder' Wheels of Wonder™

Ice plant

Cool violet petals surround bright white centers on the huge blooms of this high-impact groundcover. Succulent green carpets of dense foliage are topped with tons of amazingly bright, bold flowers. An ideal, worry-free choice for those hot, dry locations. Wheels of Wonder™ ice plants will have you saying WOW all through the heat of summer!

Delosperma 'Violet Wonder' Wheels of Wonder™

Dryopteris erythrosora 'Radiance'

Autumn fern

Hardy, evergreen and drought resistant, this tough fern is also gorgeous in the garden! Spring fronds unfurl in dazzling shades of reds, oranges and pinks, aging to glossy green in summer. Autumn brings another foliage display of earthy fall hues, remaining evergreen through the winter. A long-lasting treat for the shade border or woodland garden.

Dryopteris erythrosora 'Radiance'

Echinacea 'Butterfly Kisses' Cone-fections™

Coneflower

Topping out at just over a foot tall, this diminutive beauty is a perfect fit for gardens large or small! Bubblegum pink, double-flowered blooms are a delight atop the extra sturdy stems of this tidy little variety. A superb addition to the perennial border, wildlife garden or patio container. Resistant to heat, humidity and drought, ‘Butterfly Kisses’ is long-lived, adaptable and easy to grow.

Echinacea 'Butterfly Kisses' Cone-fections™

Echinacea 'Cheyenne Spirit'

Coneflower

A 2013 All-America Selection Award Winner, and for good reason - they’re durable, easy to grow and gorgeous! A delightful mix of colors from rich purples, pinks, reds and oranges to lighter yellows, creams and whites makes a bold statement in a perennial border, butterfly garden or patio container. Drought tolerant and low maintenance, these coneflowers do not require deadheading to maintain their flower power! The spent blooms turn to seeds, providing winter food for songbirds and architectural interest.

Echinacea 'Cheyenne Spirit'

Echinacea 'Cleopatra' Butterfly™

Coneflower

Named after the Cleopatra Butterfly of the same cheerful yellow color, horizontally held ray petals flutter around bright orange cones all summer. The blooms lighten to creamy yellow as they age atop compact, bushy green foliage and sturdy stems. Add a pop of color and fragrance to the sunny perennial border or wildlife garden and enjoy the show of butterflies and bumblebees that come to visit!

Echinacea 'Cleopatra' Butterfly™

Echinacea 'Julia' Butterfly™

coneflower

This bold variety glows with tangerine orange ray petals and deep copper cones. Its broad, horizontally held petals age to a golden orange. Compact, deep green foliage and sturdy stems support the giant 4” flowers as they bloom through the summer and into early fall. Named after the Julia Longwing Butterfly of the same color, this variety is a favorite landing spot for butterflies and bumblebees. Incorporate this bright coneflower into your perennial border, wildlife garden or mixed container.

Echinacea 'Julia' Butterfly™

Echinacea purpurea 'PowWow® White'

Coneflower

Lend a classic look to your garden with Pow Wow® White’s graceful, downward arching and bright white ray petals surrounded by bright yellow cones. This spectacular variety is extremely well-branched for profuse blooms and summer to frost flower power! Amazing in a sunny perennial border or wildlife garden. Easy to grow and very adaptable to heat, humidity, drought and poor soils.

Echinacea purpurea 'PowWow® White'

Echinacea purpurea 'PowWow® Wild Berry'

Coneflower

Up the WOW factor in your garden with PowWow® Wild Berry, a 2010 All-America Selection award winner! This spectacular variety is extremely well-branched for profuse blooms and flower power summer to frost. Brilliant rose-purple flowers retain color longer without fading and will bloom without the need for deadheading. Amazing in a sunny perennial border or wildlife garden. Easy to grow and very adaptable to heat, humidity, drought or poor soils.

Echinacea purpurea 'PowWow® Wild Berry'

Eriogonum allenii 'Little Rascal'

Shale barrens buckwheat

This beautiful, long-flowering workhorse is a durable plant that thrives in urban plantings, rock gardens or any consistently dry site. With a tidy, low-growing habit of gray-green, paddle-shaped leaves, it bursts with golden yellow umbels that age to various shades of bronzy orange in the late summer. A wonderful little plant at 18-24” tall, it provides habitat and nectar for butterflies, honeybees, bumblebees and hummingbirds! It is also a great selection for those who enjoy cut flowers.

Eriogonum allenii 'Little Rascal'

Eupatorium 'Phantom'

Joe Pye weed

This short and sweet dwarf variety is fantastic for use in perennial borders, rain gardens and mixed containers with its shorter stature and upright habit. Attractive domeshaped clusters of tiny, rosy-purple blooms are a favorite of butterflies and gardeners alike, lasting from mid-summer through fall before turning into tufts of fuzzy seed heads with late autumn interest. A clump-forming perennial with whorls of coarse green leaves on sturdy stems.

Eupatorium 'Phantom'

Festuca glauca Beyond Blue™

Common blue fescue

Go above and beyond in the garden with the INTENSE blue foliage of this fantastic fescue! The unique foliage color stays bright through all seasons for year-round interest. Flowers extend above the tidy mounds of fine powder blue blades in late spring and summer. Flowers fade to light brown by late summer and can be cut back if preferred. Beyond Blue™ is a striking plant as a mass planting in the landscape or as a specimen in mixed containers. This low-maintenance gem will thrive despite heat, humidity or poor soils.

Festuca glauca Beyond Blue™

Hakonechloa macra 'Albovariegata'

White-striped Hakone grass

This exceptionally elegant grass deserves a spot in every garden with its graceful habit and easy culture. Narrow stripes of creamy white accent each deep green leaf, providing a bright glimmer as the leaves sway gently in the breeze. Taller than other selections, 'Albovariegata' is also more vigorous and should be planted in groups of three or more for best effect. It is very tolerant of sun if the soil does not dry out, but may be happiest in a bright shaded spot. Airy flowers appear in late summer as the foliage becomes tipped in pink.

Hakonechloa macra 'Albovariegata'

Helenium autumnale 'Salsa' Mariachi™

Sneezeweed

These bold, spicy red flowers are sure to bring rhythm to your garden palette! Its dense, compact and tidy habit will be COVERED with bright red blooms that age to shades of orange and yellow from late summer through fall. A must-have perennial for late season color and pollinator activity in the garden border.

Helenium autumnale 'Salsa' Mariachi™

Heuchera 'Carnival Cocomint'

Coralbells

'Cocomint' shines in the shade with its bright green foliage accented in silver highlights. From the Carnival series of Heuchera - a collection of alumroots that pack a punch of fantastic foliage, tidy mounding habits and exceptional heat and humidity tolerance. An excellent addition to a shady garden area or mixed container.

Heuchera 'Carnival Cocomint'

Heuchera 'Carnival Peach Parfait'

Coralbells

'Peach Parfait' pops in the shade with eye-catching, slightly ruffled peachy foliage touched by deep orange veining and silver highlights. From the Carnival series of Heuchera - a collection of alumroots that pack a punch of fantastic foliage, tidy mounding habits and exceptional heat and humidity tolerance. An excellent addition to the shady garden or mixed container.

Heuchera 'Carnival Peach Parfait'

Heuchera 'Carnival Plum Crazy'

Coralbells

You’d be 'Plum Crazy' not to add this superb variety to your shady garden or mixed container! Rich silver highlights on deep purple foliage shine in the shade, with hints of mauve peeking out from the undersides of the leaves. From the Carnival series of Heuchera - a collection of alumroots that pack a punch of fantastic foliage, tidy mounding habits and exceptional heat and humidity tolerance.

Heuchera 'Carnival Plum Crazy'

Heuchera 'Carnival Watermelon'

Coralbells

Add a splash of color to the shade garden or mixed container with the uniquely hued 'Carnival Watermelon'. Wonderful shades of peaches, pinks and greens grace this compact variety’s foliage, with hints of bright pink popping from the undersides of the leaves. From the Carnival series of Heuchera - a collection of alumroots that pack a punch of fantastic foliage, tidy mounding habits and exceptional heat and humidity tolerance.

Heuchera 'Carnival Watermelon'

Iris cristata 'Eco Bluebird'

Dwarf crested iris

Blue-purple flowers with orange crests and white throats surrounded by navy blue. A consistently strong performer, more thick and robust than the species. Very attractive, versatile and easy to care for.

Iris cristata 'Eco Bluebird'

Muhlenbergia reverchonii UNDAUNTED®

Ruby muhly

Plant this muhlygrass for a show-stopping autumnal display! An aura of reddish mauve flower spikes bloom late summer into fall and will stop you in your tracks - a performance that intensifies when backlit by the rising or setting autumn sun. Striking when planted en masse, or lovely as an accent mixed into a perennial border. The clouds of flowers dry after frost and persist to provide winter interest. This warm season grass’s fine-textured, soft green foliage forms a tidy, well-behaved mound. Heat and drought tolerant, long-lived and low maintenance.

Muhlenbergia reverchonii UNDAUNTED®

Osmunda claytoniana

Interrupted fern

Broad green fronds are “interrupted” in the middle by spore-bearing pinnae (leaflets) in early summer, hence the common name. Forming a lovely spreading vase habit, this low-maintenance native fern makes a distinctive addition to the shade border or woodland garden.

Osmunda claytoniana

Penstemon 'Dark Towers'

Beardtongue
Penstemon 'Dark Towers'

Rudbeckia subtomentosa 'Little Henry'

Quilled dwarf Rudbeckia
Rudbeckia subtomentosa 'Little Henry'

Stokesia laevis 'Peachie's Pick'

Stokes' aster

'Peachie's Pick' isn't peach or apricot, but it is a fantastic plant for pot culture and for the garden! Selected in Peachie Saxon's Mississippi garden, this Stokesia has the typical lavender blue flowers of the species, but it is very compact and has incredible flower power. And the flowers just keep coming, especially with periodic trims. This is our new favorite! 'Peachie's Pick' combines well with pinks and pale yellows.

Stokesia laevis 'Peachie's Pick'