Bulbine frutescens ‘Hallmark’ (Orange Stalked Bulbine)

Bulbine frutescens ‘Hallmark’ (Orange Stalked Bulbine) Fall is here and it’s the perfect time to add bright pops of orange to the landscape. Bulbine frutescens ‘Hallmark’ is a fantastic companion plant to many other water wise perennials such as Lavandula, Stachys, Statice, Salvia and Euphorbia. ‘Hallmark’ is heat tolerant and fairly cold tolerant, (down to 20°F) and is a repeat bloomer from late spring through fall. It has a graceful arching growth habit, with narrow-fleshy bright green leaves that are arranged in opposite rows, forming an open rosette. Tall, thin spikes are topped with clusters of apricot-orange flowers that have frilly yellow stamens, attracting Hummingbirds and Butterfli

Stachys byzantine ‘Lamb’s Ear’

Stachys byzantine ‘Lamb’s Ear’ This herbaceous perennial is native to the Caucasus and Iran and is surprisingly drought tolerant once established. It is named for its soft fuzzy leaves that look and feel very much like a lamb’s ear. This is a great choice to plant in a Sensory Garden (See, Touch, Smell) along with Lavender, Rosemary, Mint, Thyme, Lemon balm, Pineapple Sage and/or Lemon Verbena. The soft feel of the leaves have a very calming effect and is a favorite plant of many children. The silver-gray leaves form a dense, ground-hugging mat that is ideal along pathways or used as a border in mixed flower beds. The flower stalks grow 1-1 ½ feet tall with pinkish-purple flowers. If you are

Convolvulus cneorum ‘Bush Morning Glory’ (Silver Bush)

Convolvulus cneorum ‘Bush Morning Glory’ (Silver Bush) Pronounced con-VOL-vu-lus KNEE-or-rum, this tried and true perennial has been around for many years, and those people who know it, love it. Convolvulus cneorum was awarded the prestigious Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) 1993 Award of Garden Merit for its outstanding qualities and landscape performance. The attractive silver-green foliage is covered with delicate silver-grey hairs that reflect in the sunlight, earning its common name “Silver Bush”. It has a mounding growth habit, growing 2-4 feet tall and wide. The flowers of Bush Morning Glory appear in spring and bloom straight through to fall. Rosey-pink buds emerge first, then unfur

Papaver nudicaule ‘Champagne Bubbles’ (Iceland Poppy)

Papaver nudicaule ‘Champagne Bubbles’ (Iceland Poppy) One of the first signs that autumn is rapidly approaching is when we add Poppy ‘Champagne Bubbles Mix’ to our Weekly Availability list. These delightful plants add a touch of whimsy to any garden as they sway and nod in the wind. When mass planted in a flower bed, Poppy ‘Champagne Bubbles Mix’ (or any of the solid colors) causes people to stop and take notice. The mix is a combination of red, yellow, white, pink, cream and rose. The 3” flowers are cup-shaped and have a crinkled texture resembling soft tissue paper. They stand atop strong, 12-16” stems that are covered with tiny hairs. The bushy blue-green foliage grows 10-12” wide, formin

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