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.
This long-blooming perennial Container Garden for Full Sun has flowers of violet-blue, violet and brilliant purple. Salvia 'Ultra Violet' and Agastache 'Blue Boa' are upright growing while the Verbena cascades over the edges of the pot to provide a brilliant purple "skirt" of nectar-rich flowers. This combination will be very attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies. Grow this container in full sun and plant it in large pot (16 to 20" diameter and 12 to 15" deep) to give the plants plenty of root room. The plants will bloom their first growing season and get larger and fuller in the following years. This Pre-Planned Garden includes premium plants, and a planting and care guide.
The brilliant orange and scarlet flowers in this long-blooming perennial Hummingbird Container Garden are sure to draw hummingbirds from your entire neighborhood. The Penstemon and Agastache are the upright growers while the Zauschneria drapes over the edges of the container as a "spiller." Grow this container in full sun and plant it in a large pot (16 to 20" diameter and 12 to 15" deep) to give the plants plenty of root room to thrive. The plants will bloom their first growing season and get larger and fuller in the following years. This Pre-Planned Garden includes premium plants, and a planting and care guide.
Our SunSparkler® Sedum Collection is a trio of dramatic, high-impact Sedums that will pick up any garden setting with easy-care fun. A rich color palette includes grey-green foliage with burgundy flowers, bi-color lime green foliage, and blazing ruby-red petals edged in bright pink. A favorite of birds and pollinators, Sedum will naturalize to create drought-tolerant mats of colorful foliage and flowers. Collection of 3 plants.
The Serene Shade Garden uses a bright, blooming assortment of perennials to color-up the shady areas of your yard. Our expertly designed garden includes a planting map and a detailed care guide to help you easily create an oasis in the shade.
The Under-A-Tree Pre-Planned Garden offers a quick solution to that shady, bare area typically found under a tree. This garden is a collection of two colorful, easy-to-grow groundcovers and a shade-tolerant ornamental grass that will add texture. This garden comes with an expertly designed garden planting map and planting and care instructions, assuring your success. Save $15 off the single plant price of $137.85!
David's Dependable Desert Plant Collection is a combination of woody evergreen shrubs, succulents, and long blooming perennials that have proven their value over time in Chief Horticulturist David Salman's New Mexico garden. Selected for their interesting pollinator-friendly flowers, resilience, and long lifespans, these xeric plants can provide an excellent foundation to a new garden, or beautiful structure to an existing garden. Collection of 12 plants.
A High Country Gardens Exclusive, our drought resistant jumbo Waterwise pre-planned garden will allow you to grow more flowers while using less water with this arresting combination of long-blooming, easy-care perennials. Their bright, clear colors are a delight to your eye, but their inedible foliage will keep the rabbits and deer at bay. Perfect for that hot, sunny spot in your yard. Available in two sizes, 18 or 27 plants. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric). Save $20 off the single plant price!
A High Country Gardens Exclusive, our drought resistant jumbo Waterwise Pre-planned Garden will allow you to grow more flowers while using less water with this arresting combination of long-blooming, easy-care perennials. Their bright, clear colors are a delight to your eye, but their inedible foliage will keep the rabbits and deer at bay. Perfect for that hot, sunny spot in your yard. 18 plants in 5" deep pots. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric). Save $20 off the single plant price!