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Why Choose High Country Gardens Lavender?

Our founder David Salman introduced several cultivars of lavender carefully bred to meet the needs of western gardeners. In addition to these exclusives, all High Country Gardens lavenders are selected for their drought tolerance, fragrance, and nectar production.

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  1. Phenomenal Lavender Plant,  Lavandula intermedia Phenomenal field

    Lavandula intermedia ‚Phenomenal‚ PP24193 (French Hybrid Lavender) is notable for its outstanding cold hardiness and tolerance to heat and high humidity. The plants grow ...

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    Phenomenal Lavender Phenomenal Lavender Lavandula intermedia Phenomenal PP#24,193
    As low as $15.99 Sale $13.59
    Per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
    Lavandula intermedia 'Phenomenal' PP24193 (French Hybrid Lavender) is notable for its outstanding cold hardiness and tolerance to heat and high humidity. The plants grow into a beautiful mounded shape, with purple flowers on tall stems in mid-summer.
  2. Long Blooming Lavender Collection

    Enjoy lovely Lavender all season long! Our Lavender Collection includes carefully selected fragrant, hardy and long-blooming varieties. Enjoy Lavender blooms from late spring through...

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    Long Blooming Lavender Collection Long Blooming Lavender Collection
    As low as $66.99 Sale $60.29
    Per Collection of 5
    Enjoy lovely Lavender all season long! Our Lavender Collection includes carefully selected fragrant, hardy and long-blooming varieties. Enjoy Lavender blooms from late spring through fall with this carefully chosen combination of English and French hybrid Lavenders. Choice of 5 or 15 plants.
  3. Lavandula angustifolia 'Wee One', Photo Courtesy of Plant Select

    Lavandula angustifolia ‚Wee One‚ (English Lavender) is a special dwarf variety that blooms with a wonderful display of short blue flower spikes only 10„ tall. It is...

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    Wee One Dwarf English Lavender Wee One Dwarf English Lavender Lavandula angustifolia Wee One
    As low as $13.49 Sale $11.47
    Per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
    Lavandula angustifolia 'Wee One' (English Lavender) is a special dwarf variety that blooms with a wonderful display of short blue flower spikes only 10" tall. It is the most compact Lavender cultivar in cultivation.
  4. Lavandula angustifolia WWG002 FlowerKisser™ After Midnight

    Lavandula angustifolia ‚FlowerKisser® After Midnight‚ (English Lavender) has stunning, dark colored flower spikes with deep indigo-blue calyxes and large violet-purple f...

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    FlowerKisser® After Midnight English Lavender FlowerKisser® After Midnight English Lavender Lavandula angustifolia 'WWG002'
    As low as $15.49 Sale $13.17
    Per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
    Lavandula angustifolia 'FlowerKisser® After Midnight' (English Lavender) has stunning, dark colored flower spikes with deep indigo-blue calyxes and large violet-purple flowers on a medium sized plant with gray-green foliage.  2019 Plant of the Year.

Waterwise Perennials


For over 25 years, we've tested, bred and cultivated the most water-thrifty, durable, unique and colorful plants available anywhere. Once established, our waterwise plants use less water and you'll expend less effort maintaining your garden. 

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Lavandula | Lavender

Fabulous soothing fragrance.

Elegant flowers attract pollinators.

Thrive in hot, sunny gardens.

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Unique Plants

Hard-to-find and unusual plants.

Add beauty and interest to your landscape.

Striking colors and interesting blooms. 

Agastache | Hummingbird Mint

Superb hummingbird plants.

Thrive in hot, sunny conditions.

Fragrant & deer resistant.


Waterwise Garden Design Made Easy

Our perennial and bulb collections have been expertly curated with tried and true varieties, so you can easily add coordinated colors and problem-solving plants to your garden

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  1. Jumbo Waterwise Pre-Planned Garden

    Our Jumbo Waterwise Pre-Planned Garden has been a bestseller for decades! Perfect for hot, dry, sunny gardens, this eye-catching combination of long-blooming perennials will light up...

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    Jumbo Waterwise Pre-Planned Garden Jumbo Waterwise Pre-Planned Garden
    As low as $225.99
    Per Garden of 18
    Our Jumbo Waterwise Pre-Planned Garden has been a bestseller for decades! Perfect for hot, dry, sunny gardens, this eye-catching combination of long-blooming perennials will light up the landscape with bright, clear colors. Grow more flowers and foliage while using less water. Easy-care plants feature inedible foliage to keep rabbits and deer away. Large garden of 27 plants covers 190 sq ft, small garden of 18 plants covers 100 sq ft. This Pre-Planned Garden comes with a garden layout map to make planting easy. (For gardeners in coastal CA, OR, and WA, plant the Jumbo Waterwise Pre-Planned Garden For The West Coast)
  2. Soft Colors Inferno Strip Pre-Planned Garden

    Our Soft Colors Inferno Strip Pre-Planned Garden offers a creative approach to garden design with tough, xeric perennials. Designed for narrow spaces that call for curb appeal, this ...

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    Soft Colors Inferno Strip Pre-Planned Garden Soft Colors Inferno Strip Pre-Planned Garden
    As low as $199.99
    Per Garden of 18
    Our Soft Colors Inferno Strip Pre-Planned Garden offers a creative approach to garden design with tough, xeric perennials. Designed for narrow spaces that call for curb appeal, this garden features a beautiful palette of soft pink and purple flowers and silvery foliage. You can easily grow a beautiful flower garden in a hot, dry planting site with flowers that attract pollinators all season. Large garden of 27 plants covers 60 sq ft, small garden of 18 plants covers 30 sq ft. This Pre-Planned Garden comes with a garden layout map to make planting easy.
  3. Serene Shade Garden

    Our Serene Shade Pre-Planned Garden features groundcovers, ornamental grasses, and flowering perennials to brighten the shady areas of your yard. Easily create a waterwise oasis with...

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    Serene Shade Pre-Planned Garden Serene Shade Pre-Planned Garden
    As low as $171.99 Sale $163.39
    Per Garden of 16
    Our Serene Shade Pre-Planned Garden features groundcovers, ornamental grasses, and flowering perennials to brighten the shady areas of your yard. Easily create a waterwise oasis with softly colored blooms from late spring to early fall. Lovely green and silvery-blue foliage will shift to warmer hues in autumn, offering three seasons of texture and interest. Garden of 16 plants covers 80 sq ft, garden of 26 plants covers 187 sq ft. This Pre-Planned Garden comes with a garden layout map to make planting easy.
  4. Butterfly Paradise Pre-Planned Cottage Garden Design

    Our Butterfly Paradise Pre-Planned Cottage Garden is an easy way to grow a relaxed cottage-style perennial garden. Planting masses of nectar-rich flowers magnifies their visual impac...

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    Butterfly Paradise Pre-Planned Cottage Garden Butterfly Paradise Pre-Planned Cottage Garden
    As low as $196.99
    Per Garden of 16
    Our Butterfly Paradise Pre-Planned Cottage Garden is an easy way to grow a relaxed cottage-style perennial garden. Planting masses of nectar-rich flowers magnifies their visual impact, as well as their appeal to pollinators. Flowers will multiply and spread year after year, offering bold blooms from late spring to late summer and encouraging butterflies to stop for a sip of nectar. The large garden of 30 plants covers 90 sq ft, small garden of 16 plants covers 40 sq ft. This Pre-Planned Garden comes with a garden layout map to make planting easy.

Say Yes To Less With A Sustainable Lawn

At High Country Gardens, waterwise, drought-resistant lawns are a key aspect of sustainable gardening.

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  1. Microclover seed, alternative lawn

    Trifolium repens ‚Pipolina‚ (Microclover) is an ideal solution for a sustainable, low-water lawn. This tiny white clover spreads densely and evenly for a soft and cushion...

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    Microclover Seed (Pelleted) Microclover Seed (Pelleted) Trifolium repens var. Pipolina
    As low as $12.95
    Per 1/4 Pound
    Trifolium repens 'Pipolina' (Microclover) is an ideal solution for a sustainable, low-water lawn. This tiny white clover spreads densely and evenly for a soft and cushiony surface that stands up to high traffic while staying green from spring through fall. This perennial clover is drought tolerant and eliminates the need for fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides. Plant as a waterwise lawn alternative, overseed an existing lawn, or pair with low-water grass seed for a self-sustaining lawn. Seeds are pelleted for even distribution.
  2. Bouteloua gracilis Hachita Grass Plugs, Bouteloua gracilis Hachita, Hachita Blue Grama Grass Plugs

    Hachita Blue Grama Grass Plugs (Bouteloua gracilis) is the most vigorous selection of this beautiful native grass from the western Great Plains. Beloved for its „eyelash„...

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    Hachita Blue Grama Grass Plugs Hachita Blue Grama Grass Plugs Bouteloua gracilis Hachita
    $69.99
    Per Tray of 70

    Hachita Blue Grama Grass Plugs (Bouteloua gracilis) is the most vigorous selection of this beautiful native grass from the western Great Plains. Beloved for its "eyelash" seed heads, it can also be mowed once a month to create a soft, inviting lawn. Quite xeric, 'Hachita' Blue Grama thrives in both sandy soils and clay! You can also interplant plugs with wildflowers to grow a colorful, low-care short grass prairie. For a turf type lawn, plant plugs 6" apart. 4" tall (15" with seed heads).

  3. Cynodon hybrida Dog Tuff Grass Plugs

    Dog Tuff™ Grass (Cynodon ‘PWIN04S’) is an amazing, highly drought-resistant lawn grass perfect for high traffic and play areas. It has excellent durability in yards wit...

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    Dog Tuff Grass Plugs Dog Tuff Grass Plugs Cynodon hybrida Dog Tuff
    $69.99
    Per Tray of 70

    Dog Tuff™ Grass (Cynodon ‘PWIN04S’) is an amazing, highly drought-resistant lawn grass perfect for high traffic and play areas. It has excellent durability in yards with dogs and is resistant to yellowing from dog urine. Once established, this warm-season grass is highly weed resistant, deep-rooted and provides a soft, cushioned feel for bare feet. It only grows 2 ½-4 inches high, so you need not mow it unless you prefer a manicured look. 2015 Green Thumb Award Winner.

  4. Buchloe dactyloides Legacy Grass Plugs, Buchloe dactyloides Legacy, Legacy Buffalo Grass Plugs

    Legacy Buffalograss (Buchloe dactyloides Legacy) is a premium-quality native turf grass variety bred by University of Nebraska agronomists to be a drought tolerant, low care turf gra...

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    Legacy Buffalo Grass Plugs Legacy Buffalo Grass Plugs Buchloe dactyloides Legacy
    $69.99
    Per Tray of 70

    Legacy Buffalograss (Buchloe dactyloides Legacy) is a premium-quality native turf grass variety bred by University of Nebraska agronomists to be a drought tolerant, low care turf grass with the lush look of traditional bluegrass or fescue lawns.

GARDEN FAVORITES

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Tough Wildflowers For Rugged Landscapes

From patio pots to large meadows, wildflowers are an easy-to-grow solution to provide low-care color all season long. They support pollinators, attracting bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. No planting is complete without wildflowers to add color and variety.

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Pre-Order Spring-Planted Bulbs To Save 20%

Spring-planted bulbs are a great way to add color your gardens - just plant and you'll have blooms in only a few months. 


High Country Gardens: Our Story

Pioneers in Sustainable Gardening

At High Country Gardens we offer plants, products and information that support long-term ecological balance and builds and sustains the love of gardening for generations to come. Our mission is to improve the earth one garden at a time.

Eco-Friendly Gardening & Native Plants:

We’ve addressed the growing needs for water conservation and environmentally-friendly gardening practices by developing an incredible selection of waterwise and native plants. Our plants are chosen for their hardiness, beauty and their support of habitat creation.

Unique Plant Varieties:

We have built our reputation by developing and offering unique plant hybrids that you cannot find elsewhere. Many of our varieties have been exclusively developed by our Founder & Chief Horticulturist, David Salman, the 2008 American Horticultural Society’s Great American Gardener award winner.

Drought Resistant Plants:

We are especially known for our xeric plants, that need minimal water and care once established. Xeriscaping, the practice of landscaping with drought-tolerant plants, has spread beyond just the Southwest and many of our low-water perennials will thrive nationwide.

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“HCG is even better than before, and their highly responsive and thorough customer service is the main reason I am a loyal customer! The plants are wonderful, but the people who stand behind them are even more so!”

lopesgw, Rio Rancho, NM