Aeonium arboreum ‘Zwartkop’ (Black Rose)

Aeonium arboreum ‘Zwartkop’ (Black Rose) If you are looking to add height and color variation to your succulent gardens, Aeonium arboreum ‘Zwartkop’ is the plant for you. Planted in clusters of three of more, this shrub-like succulent with large, deep-burgundy rosettes add the perfect contrast to most other succulent that are in shades of cool greens and blues. ‘Zwartkop’ has long slender stems that grow 3-4 feet tall and are topped with several glossy rosettes that are 6-8 inches across. When planted in full sun, the leaves of the rosettes darken in color, to almost black. When planted in light shade they take on shades of reddish-purple, with emerald-green centers. Aeonium arboreum ‘Zwartk

Veronica umbrosa ‘Georgia Blue’ (Creeping Speedwell)

Veronica umbrosa ‘Georgia Blue’ (Creeping Speedwell) Have you ever been searching for just the right plant that will add a pop of color to a slope or rock garden? If so, Veronica umbrosa ‘Georgia Blue’ is one you don’t want to miss! The petite blossoms create drifts of color ranging from sky blue to deep cobalt, creating a lush carpet that draws in beneficial pollinators. ‘Georgia Blue’s low-growing - spreading growth habit makes it a great choice for a groundcover, planted as a border along garden path, or spilling over the edge of a container or retaining wall. This durable plant is very easy to grow and has a long bloom season. When the bloom cycle is complete, simply trim it back to prom

Grevillea rosmarinifolia ‘Scarlet Sprite’

Grevillea rosmarinifolia ‘Scarlet Sprite’ Native to Australia, this semi-compact mounding shrub grows 4-5 feet tall x 6-8 feet wide. The soft needle-like foliage (very similar to Rosemary) is tipped with spidery scarlet-rose-pink flowers almost year-round. The sweet nectar of the flowers attract Hummingbirds, and the height and width of the plant provides shelter for ground-dwelling birds. ‘Scarlet Sprite’ is an excellent foundation plant and thrives in a variety of growing conditions. It is tolerant of seaside conditions, cold hardy to approximately 20°F, and can withstand extended dry periods (once established). Plant in full sun to partial shade. Avoid high-phosphate fertilizers, and exce

Dianthus interspecific ‘Jolt™ Pink Magic’

Dianthus interspecific ‘Jolt™ Pink Magic’ Perfect for cut-flower gardens, containers, and cottage gardens, the ‘Jolt™’ series of interspecific Dianthus are one you’ll want to try. ‘Jolt™ Pink Magic’ is such an outstanding perennial that it was recognized as an All American Selection Winner. The AAS Judges declared that this entry was “The Best of the Trials, we wish all Dianthus performed this well!” The 3” flower clusters of ‘Jolt™ Pink Magic’ start out a light blush pink, and as the blooms mature, deepen into shades of dark pink and rose. The blossoms have the distinctive sweet and spicy scent of Carnations, and when used as a cut flower, the blooms remain fresh for a week or more. The ‘Jo

Aloe zanzibarica, Aloe juvenna (Tiger Tooth Aloe)

Aloe zanzibarica, Aloe juvenna (Tiger Tooth Aloe) This unique Aloe is endemic to a small region in Kenya, East Africa and has made its way into cultivation in the nursery trade throughout the United States and Europe. The thick, emerald-green leaves have light green and white spots on both the inner and outer surface. Each leaf has translucent, creamy white teeth along its margins. They have the appearance of being sharp, but are really quite bendable. Aloe zanzibarica is fairly low growing and spreads by lateral plantlets that create dense clusters of rosettes. Occasional long stems will form that have an arching habit and will grow 1-2 feet long. This plant is ideal for rock gardens, hangi

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