New Perennial Collections to Color-Up Your Landscape
New Perennial Collections to Color-Up Your Landscape
These collections been put together as problem solvers for covering bare ground in your garden with groundcovers and attracting pollinators such as butterflies, bees and hummingbirds to your yard with taller upright growing perennials.
The Worry-Free Bee Balm Comboincludes two different cultivars, offering the gardener a nice combination of flower colors (lavender-pink and violet-blue) to attract hummingbirds, bees and butterflies to their garden. Monarda do best in full sun, with medium to moist soil conditions and compost enriched garden loam or clay-loam. Monarda ‘Wichita Mountains’ can thrive in drier conditions, While cultivars have excellent resistance to powdery mildew (a foliage fungus that turns the leaves powdery-white) and are strong mid-summer bloomers.
Quick Cover Collection
Groundcovers are invaluable for helping knit the perennial garden together. By planting vigorous growers like the trio in this collection, you can quickly fill in empty spaces between taller growing perennials or shrubs.
Cerastium (Snow-in-Summer), with its beautiful silver foliage and profusion of late spring white flowers, is recommended for the xeric garden to fill in between taller growing sages (Salvia), hummingbird mint (Agastache), tickseed (Coreopsis) and many other genera.
Veronica pectinate (Blue Woolly Speedwell) is a flat-growing evergreen groundcover that is an excellent choice to fill in between pavers or flagstone, to edge paths or fill-in between yellow or pink flowered sun-loving perennials. It thrives in well-drained soil and blooms in mid-spring with cheerful blue, white-eyed flowers.
For sun, part shade:
Stachys byzantine Silver Carpet (Silver Carpet Lamb’s Ear) is incredibly versatile in the garden and thrives in problem areas with dry shade and poor soils. This non-flowering perennial is best used to contrast with blue and green-leaved plants. It thrives in the xeric garden.
Rock Garden Groundcover Collection
The Rock Garden Groundcover Collection provides an interesting assortment of low-spreading perennials for rock gardens or drier xeric gardens. All three are recommended for sunny locations with well drained soil (no heavy clay).
Delosperma Fire Spinner® (Cold Hardy Iceplant) – orange flowers with magenta centers.
Paronychia kepela ssp. serpyllifolia (Silver Nailwort) This plant is recommended for locations that are too hot and dry for creeping thyme and is long-lived when happy. Evergreen foliage is covered by inconspicuous late spring white flowers that ripen to long-lasting white seed heads that look just like flowers.
Cotula Tiffindell Gold (Creeping Gold Buttons) This low-care groundcover has soft, one-inch high emerald green foliage and an impressive display of golden button-like flowers that illuminate the garden beginning in late spring. Deadheading extends the bloom season through the summer.
Delosperma Fire Spinner® is a garden show-off with its spring display of uniquely colored magenta and orange flowers. It’s an evergreen succulent that thrives in well-drained, infertile soils and full sun.
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)
Plant our drought resistant Jumbo Waterwise Pre-Panned Garden For The West Coast 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 will keep rabbits and deer away. Garden of 18 plants covers 75 to 100 sq ft.
We're known for our fantastic Agastache offerings and this collection includes our favorites! Hummingbird Mints, as their name suggests, are very attractive to hummingbirds. With this carefully chosen collection, you'll have a sampling of our best Agastache offerings in a range of dramatic colors. Resistant to deer and rabbits.
This Salvia Collection includes medium growing and dwarf varieties of Salvia (Sage) in a stunning combination of raspberry, pink, purple and blue blooms. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
Our ‘My Soil Is Like A Brick Collection’ features long-blooming, easy-to-grow perennials as the perfect solution for gardens with challenging clay soils. The highly adaptable plants are also an excellent choice for beginning gardeners! Bright pink, sunny yellow, and bold blue flowers bloom from late spring to late summer, with cheerful color and lovely foliage. These well-behaved varieties don’t spread aggressively, so plant several for a full garden bed. Enjoy fragrant blooms that attract bees, butterflies, and other pollinators. The collection features durable drought tolerant (xeric) and deer-resistant plant varieties for full sun locations. Collection of nine plants.
Our Jumbo Waterwise Garden Bulb Collection brings cheerful color to the spring garden while perennial plants begin to awaken. A colorful, easy-care selection of Tulips, Daffodils, Allium, and Hyacinth will bloom from mid-to-late spring. The perfect companion to extend the bloom season of our customer-favorite Jumbo Waterwise Pre-Planned Garden. Collection of 138 bulbs.
There are flowers and then there are FLOWERS. The blooms in the Stranger Than Fiction Flower Bulb Collection will sparkle, shine and bedazzle their way through your spring garden. These unusual, easy to grow bulbs will keep you smiling all spring long.