Veronica Tickled Pink The Veronica Tickled PInk, Veronica spicata 'Tickled Pink' (PPAF), is a sport of the Veronica Goodness Grows. It is an easy to grow perennial that adds beauty to any garden. Tickled Pink needs a full sun or part sun area with well-drained soil. Deadhead the flowers after the first bloom to prolong its bloom time. Veronica can be used in mass plantings or along borders. Try Tickled Pink with Hemerocallis ‘Stella de Oro’ or Veronica ‘White Icicles’. Veronica is great for the first time gardener plus it is deer resistant.
Coral Bells Obsidian The Coral Bells Obsidian, Heuchera 'Obsidian' (PP14,836), with it's Jet Black leaves, has the darkest foilage to date of the Coral Bells. Taller shoots of cream colored flowers appear on this evergreen variety in June. Coral Bells are grown more for their foliage color but the small blooms that they contain will attract hummingbirds. Like most Coral Bells, it thrives in partial sunlight but once established it will also grow in shade. Use this coral bell as a ground cover, in rock gardens, as a border plant or as an edger along paths and walkways.
Coreopsis Autumn Blush The Coreopsis Autumn Blush, Coreopsis 'Autumn Blush' (PPAF) is a wonderful new variety to the Coreopsis family. The fern like leaves make a great contrast with the daisy shaped flowers. It tolerates the heat and humidity extremely well and flowers best in a sunny location. It should be cut back in late summer to extend the bloom period. Coreopsis Autumn Blush looks great with any type of grass, in borders or mass plantings in sunny gardens.
Daylily Rosy Returns The Daylily Rosy Returns, Hemerocallis 'Rosy Returns' (Apps, '99,PP9779), is a dwarf variety that has large 4 inch bright rose flowers with a dark pink eye and yellow throat on green foliage. Rosy Returns will bloom from June until frost and may be hardy all the way to zone 2. It can survive harsh conditions that many other plants can not and prefers full sun for the best performance. They will grow in almost any soil and handle drought to wet soil conditions. Use for stand alone plantings, edging, in borders or in mixed containers and tubs.
Hosta Revolution The Hosta Revolution, Hosta 'Revolution', is a sport of the popular hosta Loyalist which in turn is a sport of the hosta Patriot. It has cream colored leaves that are speckled with green and a irregular dark green margin around the leaves. The lavender flowers of this hosta appear on 20 inch stems, however hosta’s are not known for their flowers. Hosta’s provide bright color in shade with wonderful foliage and Revolution is no exception. Revolution will tolerate shade to partial sun and should be planted in any moist, well-drained spot. This low care perennial is ideal for shady positions, tubs and patio pots, and is one of the most popular landscape plants.
Hosta Guacamole The Hosta Guacamole, Hosta 'Guacamole', is a medium sized hosta that has yellowish leaves with a wid green margin and stems producing white colored flowers. The white flowers of this fast growing hosta bloom in late summer, however, hosta’s are not known for their flowers. Hosta’s provide bright color in shade with wonderful foliage and Guacamole is no exception. Guacamole needs to be planted in a full shade area in any moist, well-drained spot. This low care perennial is ideal for shady positions, tubs and patio pots, and is one of the most popular landscape plants.
Geranium Hocus Pocus This beautiful perennial is unique in it has chocolate brown, almost bronze, foliage. The Geranium family is well known for its stunning fall colors that include reds, oranges, and yellows.
Salvia Plumosa The Salvia ‘Plumosa’, Salvia nemorosa, has glowing purple stems loaded with deep, double purple flowers that bloom from June to October. It has a plant height of 18” and a spread of 18-24” and stays in excellent compact form. Blooms look wonderful next to Sedum ‘Matrona’, Achillea 'Coronation Gold' and Saliva ‘Snow Hill’.
Salvia Purple Rain With its dark green basal leaves and aromatic foliage, it makes an attractive accent all summer long. Blooms look wonderful next to Sedum ‘Matrona’, Achillea 'Coronation Gold' and Salvia ‘Snow Hill’.
Iris Butter And Sugar Iris ‘Butter and Sugar’ prefers moist, well-drained soil in full sun, but will tolerate some afternoon shade. Best used around pools, ponds and water gardens, and for mass plantings. It can also be used in difficult banks and preventing erosion.
Sea Thrift Splendins Armeria is salt tolerant and are often grown along the coast line.
Hosta Sum And Substance The Hosta Sum and Substance, 'Hosta', has large, rounded leaves with heavy puckering.