Be A Habitat Hero

Blur the line between your yard and the natural world! Plant native shrubs, grasses, and perennials that provide food and shelter. Native plants are best for habitat, thanks to their established relationships with our local pollinators, birds, and beneficial insects.

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  1. Pink Agastache Ava

    Agastache Ava is one of High Country Gardens very best plant introductions, renowned for its tall spikes of deep rose-pink flowers held by raspberry-red calyxes. This vigorous hybrid...

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    Ava Agastache Ava's Hummingbird Mint (Hyssop) Agastache Ava
    As low as $11.99 Sale $10.19
    Per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
    Agastache Ava is one of High Country Gardens very best plant introductions, renowned for its tall spikes of deep rose-pink flowers held by raspberry-red calyxes. This vigorous hybrid Hummingbird Mint blooms for many months beginning in mid-summer. 2005 Plant of the Year.
  2. Asclepias syriaca, common milkweed

    Asclepias syriaca (Common Milkweed) is a gorgeous plant that produces purple/pink flower clusters that wildflower gardeners love and spreads quickly. This native perennial is a prima...

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    Common Milkweed Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca
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    $12.99 Sale $11.04
    Per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
    Asclepias syriaca (Common Milkweed) is a gorgeous plant that produces purple/pink flower clusters that wildflower gardeners love and spreads quickly. This native perennial is a primary food source for the Monarch butterfly providing large leaves for caterpillars and big pink globe-like flowers that provide nectar for the adult butterflies. Planting it will help to support Monarch populations. Perennial.
  3. Echinacea purpurea Magnus

    Magnus is a distinctive, vigorous and large growing cone flower cultivar. The bright reddish-pink petals of its huge flowers are held flat as they radiate out from the cone, instead ...

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    Magnus Echinacea Magnus Purple Coneflower Echinacea purpurea Magnus
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    $10.49 Sale $8.92
    Per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
    Magnus is a distinctive, vigorous and large growing cone flower cultivar. The bright reddish-pink petals of its huge flowers are held flat as they radiate out from the cone, instead of curving backwards as is typical of most coneflowers.
  4. Redbirds In A Tree (Scrophularia)

    Red Birds in a Tree is a rare perennial from the southern mountains of New Mexico and Arizona. It blooms all summer with spires of small red, white-lipped flowers that resemble a flo...

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    Redbirds In A Tree (Scrophularia) Redbirds In A Tree Scrophularia macrantha
    As low as $11.99 Sale $10.79
    Per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
    Red Birds in a Tree is a rare perennial from the southern mountains of New Mexico and Arizona. It blooms all summer with spires of small red, white-lipped flowers that resemble a flock of red birds perched on a tree branch.
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Asclepias | Milkweed

Host plant for Monarch caterpillars & butterflies.

Easy to care for & long-blooming.

Pollinators love the nectar-rich blooms.

Echium Amoenum, Red FeathersEchium Amoenum, Red Feathers

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.


Save On Spring-Blooming Favorites

Don't miss the season's biggest sale on Tulips, Daffodils & Alliums! Fill your garden with spring color that lasts year after year.

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  1. Darwin Tulip Bulbs Tequila Sunrise Mix, Tulipa, Darwin Tulip Bulbs Tequila Sunrise Mix

    Darwin Tulip Tequila Sunrise Mix is a standout blend of brightly colored perennial tulips. Easily add eye-popping color to your spring garden. Perfect for cut flowers....

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    Tequila Sunrise Darwin Tulip Mix Tequila Sunrise Darwin Tulip Mix Tulipa Tequila Sunrise Darwin Mix
    Sale Price I Save 20%
    $9.99 Sale $7.99
    Per Bag of 10

    Darwin Tulip Tequila Sunrise Mix is a standout blend of brightly colored perennial tulips. Easily add eye-popping color to your spring garden. Perfect for cut flowers.

  2. Yellow Miniature Daffodil Bulbs Tete-a-Tete, Narcissus, Miniature Daffodil Bulbs Tete-a-Tete

    Tete-a-Tete Miniature Daffodil (Narcissus Tete-a-Tete) is a perky little heirloom daffodil that has fragrant buttercup-yellow petals and yellow-orange cups. With 2 to 3 flowers per s...

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    Tete-a-Tete Miniature Daffodil Tete-a-Tete Miniature Daffodil Narcissus Tete-a-Tete
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    $15.99 Sale $12.79
    Per Bag of 25
    Tete-a-Tete Miniature Daffodil (Narcissus Tete-a-Tete) is a perky little heirloom daffodil that has fragrant buttercup-yellow petals and yellow-orange cups. With 2 to 3 flowers per stem, Tete-a-Tete is a prolific bloomer that forms large colonies.
  3. Purple Allium aflatunense Bulbs Purple Sensation, Allium aflatunense, Allium aflatunense Bulbs Purple Sensation

    Purple Sensation Allium blooms with large violet-purple globe shaped flowers on tall stems. A fantastic nectar source for the bees....

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    Purple Sensation Allium Purple Sensation Ornamental Onion Allium aflatunense Purple Sensation
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    $11.99 Sale $9.59
    Per Bag of 10
    Purple Sensation Allium blooms with large violet-purple globe shaped flowers on tall stems. A fantastic nectar source for the bees.
  4. White Daffodil Bulbs, Thalia Daffodil,  with White Hyacinth

    Thalia Daffodil Bulbs (Narcissus triandrus Thalia) is a fragrant, multiflowered daffodil with up to 5 pure white flowers per plant. Heirloom variety....

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    Thalia Daffodil Thalia Daffodil Narcissus triandrus Thalia
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    $10.99 Sale $8.79
    Per Bag of 8
    Thalia Daffodil Bulbs (Narcissus triandrus Thalia) is a fragrant, multiflowered daffodil with up to 5 pure white flowers per plant. Heirloom variety.

Annual Sustainable Lawn Sale

Save on grass plugs and grass seeds for an attractive lawn that will save water! Enjoy soft green grass, without the burden of traditional turf maintenance.

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  1. 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" seed heads,...

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    Hachita Blue Grama Grass Plugs Hachita Blue Grama Grass Plugs Bouteloua gracilis Hachita
    Sale Price I Save 10%
    $59.95 Sale $53.95
    Per Tray of 70 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" 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).

  2. 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 with dogs a...

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    Dog Tuff Grass Plugs Dog Tuff Grass Plugs Cynodon hybrida Dog Tuff
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    $59.95 Sale $53.95
    Per Tray of 70 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 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. Questions? Download our Dog Tuff ™ Grass Planting Guide.

  3. 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
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    $59.95 Sale $53.95
    Per Tray of 70 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 grass with the lush look of traditional bluegrass or fescue lawns.

  4. Prestige Grass Plugs after 3 months

    Prestige Buffalo Grass (Buchloe dactyloides Prestige) is moisture and humidity tolerant, and outperforms all other varieties of buffalo grass in the southern and southeastern United ...

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    Prestige Buffalo Grass Plugs Prestige Buffalo Grass Plugs Buchloe dactyloides Prestige
    Sale Price I Save 10%
    $59.95 Sale $53.95
    Per Tray of 70 Plugs

    Prestige Buffalo Grass (Buchloe dactyloides Prestige) is moisture and humidity tolerant, and outperforms all other varieties of buffalo grass in the southern and southeastern United States. Prestige Buffalo Grass has fine soft blades with a stunning green color. Prestige Buffalo Grass is considered drought tolerant, has extremely deep roots, and requires very little supplemental water once established. It grows to a height of 4-6 inches, so mowing is optional, and dependent on the look desired. It has exceptional disease and insect resistance and a very low pollen rating.

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Wildflowers For A Lawn That Blooms

Replace your lawn with wildflowers for the ultimate pollinator paradise! Fall is the perfect time to plant wildflowers, especially in areas where water is scarce. Shop now to save up to 10% on wildflower seeds, through 8/9.

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Plant In Fall For A Spectacular Spring Show

Give yourself the gift of spring color by planting bulbs this fall! Tulips, Daffodils, Allium, Crocus, and more will light up your garden in spring. Tuck bulbs in among your perennials to enhance your flower beds, or plant en masse for a bold display.


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