Lovely Lavender & Sensational Salvia

Save Up To 15% On Lavender and Salvia Plants Through 8/15/22

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Two Favorite Plants For Waterwise Gardens

Lavender and Salvia have it all. Both thrive in hot, dry climates, producing nectar-rich blooms to attract pollinators. Fragrant flowers and foliage delight for the senses while also providing natural defenses against deer and critters. Plant en masse for a bold and beautiful impact.

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  1. Phenomenal Lavender Plant,  Lavandula intermedia Phenomenal field

    Phenomenal French Hybrid Lavender (Lavandula intermedia ‚Phenomenal‚ PP24193) is a French hybrid lavender notable for its outstanding cold hardiness and tolerance to heat...

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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
    Phenomenal French Hybrid Lavender (Lavandula intermedia 'Phenomenal' PP24193) is a French hybrid lavender 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. May Night Meadow Sage, Salvia sylvestris May Night

    Salvia sylvestris ‘May Night’ (May Night Sage) blooms prolifically with deep purple-blue flowers. It is an outstanding perennial with excellent cold hardiness, vigor, and...

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    May Night Salvia May Night Meadow Sage Salvia sylvestris May Night
    As low as $10.99 Sale $9.34
    Per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
    Salvia sylvestris ‘May Night’ (May Night Sage) blooms prolifically with deep purple-blue flowers. It is an outstanding perennial with excellent cold hardiness, vigor, and tolerance of heavy clay soils. Blooming in late spring with a profusion of flower spikes, it reblooms later in the summer when deadheaded.
  3. Salvia sylvestris Blue Hill Photo Courtesy of Walter's Gardens Inc.

    Blue Hill is a superb selection grown for its late spring display of clear blue flowers held over sturdy compact mounds of green foliage. It is extremely cold hardy, resistant to bro...

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    Blue Hill Salvia Blue Hill Meadow Sage Salvia sylvestris Blue Hill
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    $10.99 Sale $9.34
    Per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
    Blue Hill is a superb selection grown for its late spring display of clear blue flowers held over sturdy compact mounds of green foliage. It is extremely cold hardy, resistant to browsing deer and rabbits and loves heavy clay soils. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
  4. Lavandula intermedia Grosso, Grosso Frencha Hybrid Lavender

    Lavandula ‚Grosso‚ is a large growing French hybrid lavender with dark blue flower spikes in mid-summer. An impressive profuse bloomer ideal for drying or culinary use....

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    Grosso French Lavender Grosso French Lavender Lavandula intermedia Grosso
    As low as $12.99 Sale $11.69
    Per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
    Lavandula 'Grosso' is a large growing French hybrid lavender with dark blue flower spikes in mid-summer. An impressive profuse bloomer ideal for drying or culinary use.

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

Take the guesswork out of garden design! Our Pre-Planned Gardens have been expertly coordinated with perennials that grow in harmony. Garden maps save time and make planting simple!

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  1. Jumbo Waterwise Pre-Planned Garden

    Plant our drought resistant Jumbo Waterwise Pre-Panned Garden to grow more flowers and foliage while using less water. Perfect for hot, dry, sunny gardens, this eye-catching combinat...

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    Jumbo Waterwise Pre-Planned Garden Jumbo Waterwise Pre-Planned Garden
    As low as $191.99
    Per Garden of 18 Plants
    Plant our drought resistant Jumbo Waterwise Pre-Panned Garden to grow more flowers and foliage while using less water. Perfect for hot, dry, sunny gardens, this eye-catching combination of long-blooming perennials will light up the landscape with bright, clear colors. Easy-care plants feature inedible foliage that keep rabbits and deer away. Large garden of 27 plants covers 190 sq ft, small garden of 18 plants covers 100 sq ft. (For gardeners in coastal CA, OR, and WA, plant the Jumbo Waterwise Pre-Planned Garden For The West Coast)
  2. Habitat Hero Birdwatcher Pre-Planned Garden

    Exclusive. The ‘Habitat Hero’ Birdwatcher Pre-Planned Garden will delight gardeners who enjoy attracting birds to their yards with a carefully selected mix of 15 perennia...

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    Habitat Hero Birdwatcher Pre-Planned Garden Habitat Hero Birdwatcher Pre-Planned Garden
    $174.99
    Per Garden of 15 Plants
    Exclusive. The ‘Habitat Hero’ Birdwatcher Pre-Planned Garden will delight gardeners who enjoy attracting birds to their yards with a carefully selected mix of 15 perennials, shrubs and ornamental grasses in mixed pot sizes of 2.5" and 5". Drought resistant/drought tolerant plants (xeric).
  3. August Afternoons Pre-Planned Garden, August Afternoons Pre-Planned Garden, August Afternoons Pre-Planned Garden

    The August Afternoons Pre-Planned Garden brings together a wonderful assortment of our favorite perennials and ornamental grasses to keep things colorful through late summer and well...

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    August Afternoons Pre-Planned Garden August Afternoons Pre-Planned Garden
    $200.99
    Per Garden of 17 Plants
    The August Afternoons Pre-Planned Garden brings together a wonderful assortment of our favorite perennials and ornamental grasses to keep things colorful through late summer and well into fall. Blooming in shades of blue, pink, and ivory, this gardens expertly blends color, texture, and fragrance for a waterwise garden. Hummingbirds and butterflies will be drawn to the beautiful nectar-rich plants. Garden of 17 plants covers 50 sq ft.
  4. Butterfly Paradise Pre-Planned Cottage Garden Design

    The Butterfly Paradise Pre-Planned Cottage Garden will create a relaxed cottage style perennial garden. Planting masses of nectar-rich flowers magnifies their visual impact and appea...

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    Butterfly Paradise Pre-Planned Cottage Garden Butterfly Paradise Pre-Planned Cottage Garden
    As low as $176.99
    Per Garden of 16 Plants
    The Butterfly Paradise Pre-Planned Cottage Garden will create a relaxed cottage style perennial garden. Planting masses of nectar-rich flowers magnifies their visual impact and appeal to pollinators, helping butterflies find your garden. Flowers will multiply and spread year after year, offering bold blooms from late spring to late summer. Large garden of 30 plants covers 90 sq ft, small garden of 16 plants covers 40 sq ft.

Save Up To 10% On Wildflower Seeds

Annual wildflowers, like colorful poppies, are easy to grow for a pop of color in gardens, containers, and wildflower meadows.

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  1. Eschscholzia californica Seeds,  California Poppy Seeds

    Creates a luminous show with brilliantly orange blooms into the fall months. Famous in California but will grow anywhere. Annual....

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    California Poppy Seeds (Eschscholzia) California Poppy Seeds Eschscholzia californica
    As low as $17.99
    Per 1/4 Pound
    Creates a luminous show with brilliantly orange blooms into the fall months. Famous in California but will grow anywhere. Annual.
  2. Red Papaver rhoeas Seeds, Papaver rhoeas, Red Poppy, Corn Poppy, Flanders Poppy, Shirley Poppy Seeds

    One of the most popular wildflowers throughout the country, Red Poppies create bold, red color in any sunny spot. Annual....

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    Red Poppy Seeds (Papaver) Red Poppy Seeds Papaver rhoeas
    As low as $17.99
    Per 1/4 Pound
    One of the most popular wildflowers throughout the country, Red Poppies create bold, red color in any sunny spot. Annual.
  3. Zinnia elegans Seeds, Customer Photo Nancy Rakich

    Ignite your meadow all season long with easy-to-grow Zinnias. The rainbow of blooms last midsummer until frost and add a burst of color both in the garden and cut for bouquets. Annua...

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    Zinnia Seeds Zinnia Seeds Zinnia elegans
    As low as $12.99
    Per 1/4 Pound
    Ignite your meadow all season long with easy-to-grow Zinnias. The rainbow of blooms last midsummer until frost and add a burst of color both in the garden and cut for bouquets. Annual.
  4. Native Southwest Wildflower Seed Mix

    A beautiful blend of 16 different wildflowers native to the Southwest region of the US. This mix includes 10 quick blooming annuals along with 6 hardy perennials for lasting color....

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    Native Southwest Wildflower Seed Mix Native Southwest Wildflower Seed Mix
    As low as $24.99 Sale $21.24
    Per 1/4 Pound
    A beautiful blend of 16 different wildflowers native to the Southwest region of the US. This mix includes 10 quick blooming annuals along with 6 hardy perennials for lasting color.

GARDEN FAVORITES

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Tough Wildflowers For Rugged Landscapes

Growing wildflowers from seed is a great way to fill your garden or landscape with resilient plants that support pollinators and wildlife.

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Save 15% On Fall-Planted Flower Bulbs & Bearded Iris

Pre-order Wildflower Tulips, Alliums, Crocus and more to add layers of color and texture to your garden.


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