Plant Reference Guide

Use this reference to learn more about many of the plants we grow.  Our hope is that this information will help you be a better gardener and encourage you to make better gardening decisions.  In addition, refer to Boxwood for more information on our extensive line of boxwood.

(Note: The Plant Reference Guide includes  many items we only grow only on a seasonal basis.) 

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Botanical Name     Common Name
A B C D E F-G H I J-L M-O P Q R S T U-Z ALL
Abelia x 'Mardi Gras'

Abelia x 'Mardi Gras' - PP15203

Common Name: Glossy Abelia

'Mardi Gras' is a compact, low growing flowering shrub that will brighten up the landscape with its colorful green and white variegated foliage and pink new growth. This low maintenance shrub is long-blooming with pink flowers from May to frost.


Abelia x 'Little Richard'

Abelia x 'Little Richard'

Common Name: Glossy Abelia

'Little Richard' is a prolific blooming shrub that blooms from May to frost. Lustrous, dark green leaves cover this dense shrub with a compact-mounding habit. 


Abelia x grandiflora 'Rose Creek'

Abelia x grandiflora 'Rose Creek'

Common Name: Glossy Abelia

'Rose Creek' is noted for its low mounding growth habit, crimson stems, and tubular white flowers. Lustrous, dark green leaves in the summer turn a bronze- purple in late fall. Attracts butterflies.


Acalypha wilkesiana Tiki™ Jungle Cloak

Acalypha wilkesiana Tiki™ Jungle Cloak

Common Name: Copper Leaf

‘TIKI™Jungle Cloak’ is an awesome new variety of Copper Leaf that has very colorful leaves with color splashes of chartreuse, copper, sienna and even burgundy. It will add a bright punch to mixed containers and summer gardens. Well-branched and upright.


Acalypha wilkesiana Tiki™ Tropical Tempest

Acalypha wilkesiana Tiki™ Tropical Tempest

Common Name: Copper Leaf

This Copperleaf is anything but copper. Heat-loving 'Tiki Tropical Tempest' has bright lime, yellow and green speckled leaves which will add a bright punch to mixed containers and summer gardens. 


Acanthus 'Whitewater'

Acanthus 'Whitewater' - PP23342

Common Name: Variegated Bear's Breeches

Bold, deeply jagged, variegated leaves of green and white form the dense base of this spiky plant with its ornate white and pink flowers rising above it.  Acanthus 'Whitewater' has a vigorous growth habit.


Acer rubrum Autumn Blaze® 'Jeffersred'

Acer rubrum Autumn Blaze® 'Jeffersred'

Common Name: Red Maple

Rapid growing, often in excess of 2' per year. Drought-tolerant when established. Dense, oval crown and excellent branch structure. Persistent vivid orange-red fall color.


Acer rubrum October Glory®

Acer rubrum October Glory®

Common Name: Red Maple

Good oval-rounded, fast-growing form. Holds foliage well into fall, intense red color. One of the last shade trees to color. Excellent as a specimen tree or for lawn, park, or street.


Achillea millefolium 'Oertel's Rose'

Achillea millefolium 'Oertel's Rose'

Common Name: Yarrow

Flat-topped clusters of flowers in shades of pink make a nice addition to fresh bouquets. Needs well-drained soil.


Achillea millefolium 'Pink Grapefruit'

Achillea millefolium 'Pink Grapefruit' - PP20741

Common Name: Yarrow

'Pink Grapefruit' is a garden workhorse, a tough and maintenance free perennial. Lavender-pink flowers appear above the fragrant feathery foliage from June to July.


Achillea millefolium 'Strawberry Seduction'

Achillea millefolium 'Strawberry Seduction' - PP18401

Common Name: Yarrow

Finely dissected bright green foliage is topped by velvety red flower clusters with bright yellow centers. 'Strawberry Seduction' is a reliable addition to perennial borders or containers. 


Achillea x 'Moonshine'

Achillea x 'Moonshine'

Common Name: Yarrow

Flat-topped clusters of sulfur-yellow flowers bloom throughout the summer above silvery-gray foliage. Great for fresh bouquets.


Actaea pachypoda 'Misty Blue

Actaea pachypoda 'Misty Blue

Common Name: White baneberry

'Misty Blue'is a native woodland perennial with soft, blue-green finely cut foliage. White flowers appear in late spring to early summer.


Actaea simplex 'Black Negligee'

Actaea simplex 'Black Negligee'

Common Name: Bugbane

Deeply cut purplish-black foliage on dark stems add an accent throughout the growing season. More sun equals better color. In late summer, numerous creamy light pink and white, extremely fragrant, bottlebrush-like flowers extend to reach 4-5 feet.


Agastache 'Blue Boa'

Agastache 'Blue Boa' - PP24050

Common Name: Anise hyssop/Hummingbird mint

'Blue Boa' is a new Agastache with deep violet blue flower spikes that are long, thick and very showy throughout  the summer.  Licorice scented foliage makes this perennial deer resistant.


Agastache 'Kudos Mandarin'

Agastache 'Kudos Mandarin' - PPAF

Common Name: Dwarf Hummingbird Mint

Bred to be the hardiest of orange flowering agastache, Kudos Mandarine's plumes just bloom and bloom while the foliage maintains a neat appearance, making it a great selection for the sunny garden.


Agastache 'Raspberry Summer'

Agastache 'Raspberry Summer' - PP20371

Common Name: Hummingbird Mint

'Raspberry Summer' is a long-blooming perennial that is covered in large, dark pink flower spikes from summer and into fall. It's aromatic foliage smells of mint and licorice. 


Agastache 'Summer Sky'

Agastache 'Summer Sky' - PP20952

Common Name: Anise Hyssop

Long blooming violet blue flower spikes atop bright green foliage that has a compact habit. Licorice scented foliage makes it deer resistant. Thrives under dry conditions.


Ageratum 'Artist Blue'

Ageratum 'Artist Blue' - PPAF

Common Name: Ageratum

Masses of fluffy, self-cleaning, blue flowers over compact green foliage. Always nice with yellow marigolds. Good cut flower.


Ageratum 'Hawaii Blue'

Ageratum 'Hawaii Blue'

Common Name: Ageratum

Clusters of soft blue flowers over compact, fresh green foliage.


Ajuga 'Sparkler'

Ajuga 'Sparkler' - PP21295

Shiny, dark green foliage has a creamy white mottled variegation which takes on pink tones in the winter. 'Sparkler's' low creeping habit and marble looking foliage will brighten up your garden floor. 


Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow'

Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow'

Common Name: Common Bugle Weed

Green foliage is splashed with pink and white. A valuable ground cover in areas where its vigorous nature is desired.


Ajuga reptans 'Catlin's Giant'

Ajuga reptans 'Catlin's Giant'

Common Name: Common Bugle Weed

Blue flower spikes rise above the large, bronze-green leaves that fill in quickly. A valuable ground cover in areas where its vigorous nature is desired. Also makes a nice component plant in mixed containers.


Ajuga reptans Black Scallop'

Ajuga reptans Black Scallop' - PP15815

Common Name: Bugle Weed

Shiny leaves are very dark burgundy - almost black - and heavily scalloped. Makes an excellent addition to fall themed mixed containers.


Ajuga x tenorii 'Chocolate Chip'

Ajuga x tenorii 'Chocolate Chip'

Common Name: Bugle Weed

Blue flowers grace the clumps of petite, shiny brown foliage. Less aggressive than other forms of Ajuga. Nice interplanted with Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea'.


Allium 'Millenium'

Allium 'Millenium'

Common Name: Onion-Ornamental

A long-blooming selection with two inch rosy-purple flower heads. These globe-shaped flowers are held high above a mound of attractive, glossy green foliage in late summer


Alternanthera Yellow

Alternanthera Yellow

Common Name: Yellow Joseph's Coat

Yellow Alternanthera is a versatile foliage plant for the summer garden that prefers sun but will actually tolerate some shade. 


Alternanthera dentata Brazilian Red

Alternanthera dentata Brazilian Red - PP19936

Common Name: Brazilian Red Hots

Hot pink and purple variegated leaves make this sun-loving foliage plant an eye catcher in mixed containers or in the landscape.


Amelanchier alnifolia

Amelanchier alnifolia

Common Name: Saskatoon Serviceberry

Native to western and central North America, this deciduous multi-stemmed shrub is self-fertile and pollinated by bees, adaptable to many soil types including clay. Saskatoon flowers in May with edible fruit ripening in mid-summer that is a favored by birds.


Amelanchier x grandiflora 'Autumn Brilliance'

Amelanchier x grandiflora 'Autumn Brilliance'

Common Name: Serviceberry

Edible fruits, clean summer foliage, persistent leaves and brilliant red fall color are notable attributes. Spectacular white flowers in early spring bloom first with tinges of pink that later fade to white.


Amelancier alnifolia

Amelancier alnifolia

Common Name: Saskatoon

Saskatoon is a small multi-stemmed, self-fertile deciduous tree native to Northwest and Central North America. White flowers in May ripen into small clusters of sweet, edible fruit in mid-Summer, which birds love.


Amicia zygomeris

Amicia zygomeris

Common Name: Yoke leafed amicia

Amicia zygomeris is an unusual Mexican native that will add Architectural interest to the garden. This pea relative has large, yellow pea-like flowers, purple veined half-moon bracts at the leaf axis and the leaves fold up at night. 


Amsonia hubrichtii

Amsonia hubrichtii

Common Name: Arkansas Amsonia

This native plant offers early pale blue flowers on feathery foliage. It is very low maintenance, and has beautiful butter yellow foliage in the fall.


Amsonia x 'Blue Ice'

Amsonia x 'Blue Ice'

Common Name: Blue Star

Clusters of lavender blue, star shaped flowers top mounds of willow-like foliage in late spring until early summer. Foliage turns a rich golden color in the fall. The compact habit makes it suitable for smaller spaces.


Andropogon gerardii 'Indian Warrior'

Andropogon gerardii 'Indian Warrior' - PPAF

Common Name: Big Bluestem

'Indian Warrior' forms a very upright vase of green foliage that takes on first purples then bronzes as summer turns to autumn. It makes a terrific and colorful alternative to the larger Miscanthus.


Andropogon gerardii 'Red October'

Andropogon gerardii 'Red October' - PPAF

Common Name: Red October Big Bluestem

The keyword for this stunner is 'red'. Red highlights on deep green leaves in spring then in autumn, the leaves redden, mature to burgundy, becoming absolutely scarlet at first frost. 


Andropogon ternarius

Andropogon ternarius

Common Name: Split-Beard Broomsedge

A low maintenance, upright, native grass that is adaptable to many sites. Andropogon ternarius is equally at home in meadow, garden or roadside. Finely textured leaves and stems appear blue-green during the growing season then become multi-hued with shades of purples and reds in autumn while the silvery-white blooms seem to catch the sunlight.


Anemone sylvestris

Anemone sylvestris

Common Name: Snowdrop Anemone

With the onset of spring Anemone sylvestris shows its face,  dainty, white flowers atop light green foliage followed by an interesting fuzzy, white fruit.  Requires light soil and partial shade for best performance.  


Anemone x hybrida 'September Charm'

Anemone x hybrida 'September Charm'

Common Name: Japanese Anemone

Burgundy buds produce 2 1/2" single, pale pink flowers over mounding green foliage. An old-fashioned favorite that makes a great back of the border plant for late summer and fall flowers.


Anemone x hybrida 'Whirlwind'

Anemone x hybrida 'Whirlwind'

Common Name: Japanese Anemone

'Whirlwind' has tall stems that hold white, semi-double flowers in late summer or early fall. Enjoy these blooms even through a light frost!


Angelonia Angelface® Blue

Angelonia Angelface® Blue - PP14189

Common Name: Summer Snapdragon

Violet-blue flowers on tall stems provide a nice upright component in the garden. The plants bloom all summer long through heat and humidity.


Angelonia Serena™ Purple

Angelonia Serena™ Purple

Common Name: Summer Snapdragon

Purple flowers on upright spikes provide a nice texture in the garden or container. Bloom all summer long through heat and humidity.


Angelonia Serena™ Waterfall Mix

Angelonia Serena™ Waterfall Mix

Common Name: Summer Snapdragon

A lovely cool color combination for the hot summer garden, Angelonia Serena™Waterfall Mix includes rich purple, sky blue and white flowering, well-branched plants. Angelonia will tolerate a wide range of conditions while providing continuous bloom throughout the summer.


Angelonia Serenita™White

Angelonia Serenita™White

Common Name: Summer Snapdragon

Angelonia ‘Serenita™White’ is a little shorter and slightly more compact than other varieties. Beautiful, clear white flowers all summer long.


Angelonia augustifolia Archangel™ Raspberry

Angelonia augustifolia Archangel™ Raspberry - PPAF

Common Name: Summer Snapdragon

This summer-blooming, heat-loving Angelonia has much larger blooms than other varieties in a lovely shade of raspberry pink and is not bothered by humidity or drought.


Anigozanthos Kanga® Pink

Anigozanthos Kanga® Pink

Common Name: Kangaroo paw

The green, strap-like foliage gives way to architectural spikes of fuzzy, pink flowers.  Because the fuzz is on the outside of the calyx, it remains showy for weeks after the flowers pass. 


Anigozanthos Kanga® Yellow

Anigozanthos Kanga® Yellow

Common Name: Kangaroo Paw

The green, strap-like foliage gives way to architectural spikes of fuzzy yellow flowers. Because the fuzz is on the outside of the calyx, it remains showy for weeks after the flowers pass.


Antirrhinum 'Eternal'

Antirrhinum 'Eternal' - PPAF

Common Name: Snapdragon

Green and white variegated foliage sets a beautiful backdrop for 'Eternal's' pink blooms with a center that is touched with a bit of orange. These blooms form clusters of pink that rise above the foliage.


Antirrhinum majus 'Twinny Peach™'

Antirrhinum majus 'Twinny Peach™'

Common Name: Snapdragon

Antirrhinum 'Twinny Peach' is named to describe its double flower form that climbs the stalk of this Snapdragon. The pastel peach, orange and yellow will give your bed or container a pop of color that will last through summer and into the cooler months.


Aptenia cordifolia 'Variegata'

Aptenia cordifolia 'Variegata'

Common Name: Dorotheanthus Mezoo™ Trailing Red

A variegated, trailing succulent, with hot pink Delosperma-like flowers. Aptenia 'Variegata' is cute enough to steal your heart and tough enough to thrive in a full sun drought condition. Great in semi-neglected mixed containers.


Aquilegia canadensis 'Corbett'

Aquilegia canadensis 'Corbett'

Common Name: Wild Yellow Columbine

Aquilegia canadensis 'Corbett' is a soft, yellow bell-shaped bloom that grows best in the cool shade of mid-spring.  This leaf miner resistant flower has a plethora of blooms projecting from a singe plant.


Aquilegia canadensis 'Little Lanterns'

Aquilegia canadensis 'Little Lanterns'

Common Name: Columbine

This dwarf version of our native columbine has brilliant red flowers with yellow centers. Reseeds easily.


Aquilegia flabellata var. pumila 'Selection'

Aquilegia flabellata var. pumila 'Selection'

Common Name: Columbine

This very dwarf variety has vibrant blue flowers with white spurs over neat, compact foliage. Prefers well-drained soil.


Aquilegia vulgaris 'Leprechaun Gold'

Aquilegia vulgaris 'Leprechaun Gold'

Common Name: Variegated Columbine

This cultivar has deep purple flowers, but it's the foliage that will stop you in your tracks this spring. The bright yellow foliage is marbled with green and gold.

This cultivar has deep purple flowers, but it's the foliage that will stop you in your tracks this spring. The bright yellow foliage is marbled with green and gold.


Aquilegia vulgaris Winky Double Dark Blue-White

Aquilegia vulgaris Winky Double Dark Blue-White

Common Name: Columbine

No longer are gardeners forced to their knees to look their sweet columbines in the eye. Flowers of this bushy, clump-forming perennial turn their smiling faces to the sky. Blue and White, semi-double blossoms have short, hooked spurs.


Aquilegia x hybrida 'Song Bird' Mix

Aquilegia x hybrida 'Song Bird' Mix

Common Name: Columbine

Large, vibrant blooms with long spurs in colors of light blue, dark blue, rich violet, pale pink and white.


Aquilegia x hybrida 'Winky Rose-Rose'

Aquilegia x hybrida 'Winky Rose-Rose'

Common Name: Columbine

Flowers of this bushy, clump-forming perennial turn their smiling faces to the sky. Rose colored, semi-double blossoms have short, hooked spurs.


Aralia cordata 'Sun King'

Aralia cordata 'Sun King'

Common Name: Golden Aralia

Brighten up your shade garden with Aralia 'Sun King'.  In mid-spring a wide clump will emerge with yellow to chartreuse, compound leaves. 


Armeria maritima 'Nifty Thrifty'

Armeria maritima 'Nifty Thrifty'

Common Name: Variegated Sea Thrift

'Nifty Thrifty' is a variegated form of Sea Thrift with a band of cream outlining the green grass-like foliage. Topped with hot pink globed-shaped flowers in late spring.


Armeria maritima 'Splendens'

Armeria maritima 'Splendens'

Common Name: Common Thrift

Rosy-magenta, ball-shaped flowers on tufted mounds of green foliage. Well suited for walkways or at the gardens edge.


Aronia arbutifolia 'Brilliantissima'

Aronia arbutifolia 'Brilliantissima'

Common Name: Red Chokeberry

Upright, multi-stemmed shrub, deep green foliage changing to scarlet red-purple in fall, more spectacular than euonymus. White flowers in late spring produce red fall fruit clusters.


Aronia melanocarpa

Aronia melanocarpa

Common Name: Black Chokeberry

Aronia melanocarpa provides multi-seasonal interest, clusters of small white flowers in May, dark green, shiny, leathery summer foliage, fruit, and fall foliage lasting into winter.  Fall foliage is wine-red with shiny purplish-black fruit.


Artemisia Silver Cascade ®

Artemisia Silver Cascade ®

Common Name: Artemisia

Soft silvery-gray, dissected foliage and trailing habit makes this a wonderful accent in mixed container gardens.


Artemisia schmidtiana 'Silver Mound'

Artemisia schmidtiana 'Silver Mound'

Common Name: Wormwood

This ever-popular variety forms compact mounds of finely dissected silver foliage. Performs best in well-drained, infertile soil. Shear clumps to maintain a tidy habit.


Artemisia x 'Powis Castle'

Artemisia x 'Powis Castle'

Common Name: Wormwood

Upright clumps of feathery, fragrant silver-gray leaves. Evergreen foliage makes a nice hedge. Cut back to 15" to encourage new growth every year.


Asarum canadense

Asarum canadense

Common Name: Wild Ginger

Wild Ginger is a native, woodland ground cover preferring moist shade.  It will naturalize, spreading slowly by underground rhizomes. 


Asclepias currassavica

Asclepias currassavica

Common Name: Butterfly Weed

A tropical version of our native butterfly weed. Orange and red flowers open continuously on tall, thin plants. Great for butterflies. A fun addition to large containers or annual borders.


Asclepias incarnata

Asclepias incarnata

Common Name: Swamp Milkweed

Also called Red Milkweed, Asclepias incarnata is a favorite food source for many species of butterflies, including the Monarch. A native perennial that prefers moist soils, it is an adaptable and beautiful addition to any border garden.


Asclepias syriaca

Asclepias syriaca

Common Name: Common milkweed

While it's the primary host plant for Monarch butterflies, other butterfly species visit the sweetly fragrant flowers of Asclepias syriaca as well. Plain old roadside milkweed, the fluff of the seedheads is a bit magical when caught by the breeze.


Asclepias tuberosa

Asclepias tuberosa

Common Name: Butterfly weed

Gorgeous in bloom, with intense orange flowers in mid to late summer, native Butterfly Weed is very drought tolerant and, of course, a great plant for bees and butterflies!


Asimina triloba

Asimina triloba

Common Name: Pawpaw

A multi-stemmed shrub or small tree with a short trunk and spreading branches. This native tends to sucker and form colonies in the wild. 


Aster cordifolius 'Avondale'

Aster cordifolius 'Avondale'

Common Name: Heart-leaf Aster

This native woodland aster boasts arching sprays of small light blue daisies in the fall. A prolific bloomer that is drought tolerant, deer resistant, and makes a great cut flower.


Aster KICKIN™ 'Lavender'

Aster KICKIN™ 'Lavender'

Common Name: Aster

KICKIN™ is a new series of perennial Asters that have a very bushy and compact shape. This plant is covered in semi-double yellow daisy-like flowers above finely textured foliage that is attractive to butterflies. 


Aster KICKIN™ 'Lilac Blue'

Aster KICKIN™ 'Lilac Blue'

Common Name: Aster

KICKIN™ is a new series of perennial Asters that have a very bushy and compact shape. This plant is covered in semi-double daisy-like flowers above finely textured foliage. 


Aster KICKIN™ 'Pink Chiffon'

Aster KICKIN™ 'Pink Chiffon'

Common Name: Aster

KICKIN™ is a new series of perennial Asters that have a very bushy and compact shape. This plant is covered in semi-double daisy-like flowers above finely textured foliage. 


Aster KICKIN™ 'Sapphire'

Aster KICKIN™ 'Sapphire'

Common Name: "Hardy Aster"

KICKIN™ is a new series of perennial Asters that have a very bushy and compact shape. This plant is covered in semi-double daisy-like flowers above finely textured foliage. Beautiful blue-purple flowers appear late summer through mid-fall providing some late season color in the landscape.


Aster laevis 'Bluebird'

Aster laevis 'Bluebird'

Common Name: Smooth aster

Profuse, violet-blue flowers with golden-yellow centers top this upright, vase-shaped plant. A robust bloomer that seldom requires staking.


Aster oblongifolius 'Raydon's Favorite'

Aster oblongifolius 'Raydon's Favorite'

Common Name: Aromatic Aster

Low growing mounds of gray-green foliage are covered in masses of medium-blue flowers with yellow centers in late summer and into fall. Excellent cut flower, aromatic foliage and tolerant of a wide range of conditions.


Aster tataricus 'Jindai'

Aster tataricus 'Jindai'

Common Name: Tatarian Daisy

Aster tataricus ‘Jindai’'s large, dark green basal leaves give way to stout stems with flat-topped clusters of yellow centered sky blue flowers. No staking required. Shorter than the species and not as aggressive.


Aster x dumosus 'Alert'

Aster x dumosus 'Alert'

Common Name: Aster

Aster x dumosus ‘Alert’s rosy-violet daisies bloom in the fall above compact foliage. Provides excellent color in the late summer and fall garden.


Aster x dumosus 'Professor Anton Kippenburg'

Aster x dumosus 'Professor Anton Kippenburg'

Common Name: Aster

Light lavender-blue daisies with gold centers bloom in the fall above compact foliage. Provides excellent color in the late summer and fall garden.


Aster x dumosus 'Wood's Pink'

Aster x dumosus 'Wood's Pink'

Common Name: Aster

Compact plants have clear pink flowers with bright yellow centers over dark green foliage. Plants bloom from late summer until frost.


Aster x dumosus 'Wood's Purple'

Aster x dumosus 'Wood's Purple'

Common Name: Aster

'Wood's Purple' is a delightful dwarf cultivar. The light, pinkish-purple flowers bloom from August to October over compact, disease resistant foliage.


Aster x frikartii Moench

Aster x frikartii Moench

Common Name: Frikart's Aster

Aster 'Moench' is an upright, well-branched and early booming Aster sporting pale lavender flowers with golden yellow centers.


Asteromea mongolica

Asteromea mongolica

Common Name: Japanese aster

A must-have perennial for the garden. It's extremely tough and easy to grow and it blooms for a long period of time. Double white flowers completely cover this plant from mid-summer to frost. 


Astilbe 'Amber Moon'

Astilbe 'Amber Moon' - PPAF

Common Name: False Spirea

Astilbe 'Delft Lace'

Astilbe 'Delft Lace' - PP19839

Common Name: False Spirea

The foliage of 'Delft Lace' emerges maroon maturing to blue green with a silver sheen. Red flower stems hold beautiful, light pink flowers. Like most Astilbe, 'Delft Lace' prefers a shady exposure and moist, well drained soil.


Astilbe Younique™'Silvery Pink'

Astilbe Younique™'Silvery Pink' - PP20656

Astilbe ‘Younique™'Silvery Pink'’ has a compact habit topped with loads of very soft pink, airy blooms early to mid-summer. Perfectly proportioned for containers and garden alike.


Astilbe chinensis 'Little Vision in Pink'

Astilbe chinensis 'Little Vision in Pink' - PP21886

Common Name: Astilbe-Chinese

Astilbe 'Little Vision in Pink` is compact, upright with strong growth habit, has dark-colored foliage and dark shades of pink-colored flowers. 


Astilbe chinensis 'Purple Candles'

Astilbe chinensis 'Purple Candles'

Common Name: Chinese Astilbe

The buds of the flower plumes are reddish burgundy and the blossoms are a rich lavender, the foliage bronze to green, all of which combine to provide a glowing, two-tone effect.


Astilbe chinensis 'Superba' (a.k.a. var. taquetii)

Astilbe chinensis 'Superba' (a.k.a. var. taquetii)

Common Name: Chinese Astilbe

This plant is also often referred to as A. taquetii with 'Superba' being the most common representation of the variety. Lavender-pink plumes on reddish stems stand 3 feet tall.


Astilbe chinensis 'Vision in Pink'

Astilbe chinensis 'Vision in Pink' - PP11860

Common Name: False Spirea

Pale pink blooms show up nicely against the vigorous green foliage. More heat and drought tolerant than traditional Astilbe varieties.


Astilbe chinensis 'Vision in Red'

Astilbe chinensis 'Vision in Red' - PP11965

Common Name: False Spirea

Reddish-violet flowers adorn the vigorous, red-stemmed, bronze-green leaves. More heat and drought tolerant than traditional Astilbe varieties.


Astilbe chinensis 'Vision in White'

Astilbe chinensis 'Vision in White' - PP18965

Common Name: False Spirea

Creamy white flowers stand out above the smooth, glossy, lacy, green foliage.  'Vision in White' makes an elegant statement as a specimen or in groups to achieve maximum color and impact. 


Astilbe japonica Montgomery

Astilbe japonica Montgomery

Common Name: Japanese Astilbe

Astilbe 'Montgomery' has bright red plumes of flowers above green lacy leaves. Preferring moist shade, striking when massed, lovely in mixed containers...a terrific addition to the summer landscape.


Astilbe simplicifolia 'Hennie Graafland'

Astilbe simplicifolia 'Hennie Graafland'

Common Name: False Spirea

Light pink flowers bloom for an extended period over dense clumps of shiny, finely-dissected, dark green leaves. A pretty and petite addition to the shade garden.


Astilbe x arendsii 'Deutschland'

Astilbe x arendsii 'Deutschland'

Common Name: False Spirea

Pure white fluffy plumes appear in late spring. An excellent choice to brighten up shady areas. Prefers moist, rich soil.


Astilbe x arendsii 'Fanal'

Astilbe x arendsii 'Fanal'

Common Name: False Spirea

Carmine-red flowers bloom in late spring to early summer above dark bronze-green foliage. A very popular selection. Prefers moist, rich soil.


Astilbe x arendsii 'Rheinland'

Astilbe x arendsii 'Rheinland'

Common Name: False Spirea

Plumes of clear pink flowers bloom in the summer above dark green foliage. Prefers moist, rich soil.


Athyrium filix-femina

Athyrium filix-femina

Common Name: Lady Fern

Lush, delicate green foliage appears in the spring on this vigorous, easy-to-grow fern. A clump-forming variety that loses its leaves in the winter. Plant in moist, rich soil.


Athyrium nipponicum 'Pictum'

Athyrium nipponicum 'Pictum'

Common Name: Painted Japanese Fern

A very popular fern that boasts silvery foliage and attractive red stems. Plants display their best color if planted where they get morning sun. A slowly spreading variety that loses its leaves in winter.


Athyrium nipponicum var. pictum 'Burgundy Lace'

Athyrium nipponicum var. pictum 'Burgundy Lace' - PP15072

Common Name: Red Japanese Painted Fern

Burgundy with silver combination make the leaves seem almost metallic and bring a modern dose of color and texture to shade plantings. Preferring morning sun and consistent moisture, shows good performance in the garden, woodland setting and in mixed containers. 


Aucuba japonica 'Gold Dust'

Aucuba japonica 'Gold Dust'

Common Name: Japanese Aucuba

Dense, upright, evergreen shrub with golden-yellow speckled leaves. Ideal as a dense screen. Thrives in shade. Prune in spring before new growth begins.


Azalea 'Blaauw's Pink'

Azalea 'Blaauw's Pink'

Common Name: Azalea Blaauw's Pink

Soft salmon rose-pink 1-1/2" hose-in-hose flowers bloom in mid-spring on a compact plant with an upright growth habit. Produces a shocking display of spring color.


Azalea 'Camilla's Blush'

Azalea 'Camilla's Blush'

Common Name: Azalea Camilla's Blush

Early blooming and full of color! This blush pink Azalea is sure to attract hummingbirds as well as human observers. 'Camilla's Blush' produces clusters of spidery flowers with a scent of sweetness.


Azalea 'Christi Lyn'

Azalea 'Christi Lyn'

Common Name: Azalea Christi Lyn

Rosy-red single flowers bloom in mid-spring, providing a nice contrast against the unique, variegated foliage. A new introduction from Saunders Bros.


Azalea 'Doctor Henry Schroeder'

Azalea 'Doctor Henry Schroeder'

Common Name: Azalea Doctor Henry Schroeder

'Dr. Henry Schroeder' is an evergreen azalea with and open, spreading, upright habit that has oval, dark green foliage and produces clusters of single, purplish-pink, 2 1/2" flowers in April.


Azalea 'Gibraltar'

Azalea 'Gibraltar'

Common Name: Azalea Gibraltar

'Gibraltar' is a stunning orange Azalea with ruffled edges and mildew-resistant foliage. The heat tolerance and vigor of 'Gibraltar' surpasses all others in the Knap Hill group.


Azalea 'Girard Crimson'

Azalea 'Girard Crimson'

Common Name: Azalea Crimson

A Girard hybrid, bearing bright, rosy crimson-red 2-1/2" single flowers in mid-spring. This evergreen shrub has a dense, compact habit, and is our best red variety.


Azalea 'Girard Hot Shot'

Azalea 'Girard Hot Shot'

Common Name: Azalea Hot Shot

A Girard hybrid, this variety produces single, deep fiery scarlet-orange flowers 2-1/2" in diameter in spring. Dark green, glossy foliage covers this rounded, compact evergreen shrub.


Azalea 'Girard Pleasant White'

Azalea 'Girard Pleasant White'

Common Name: Azalea Pleasant White

A Girard hybrid producing single white flowers 1-1/2" to 3" in diameter in spring. Its compact growth habit makes this an ideal landscape shrub. Our favorite azalea and one of the most asked for varieties.


Azalea 'Girard Red'

Azalea 'Girard Red'

Common Name: Azalea Red

A Girard hybrid with a spreading, compact habit producing single, crimson-red flowers in spring. The large, beautiful red blooms contrast with the glossy green foliage that turns deep burgundy in fall.


Azalea 'Girard Renee Michelle'

Azalea 'Girard Renee Michelle'

Common Name: Azalea Renee Michelle

A Girard hybrid producing brilliant, glowing pink 2-1/2" flowers in spring. Glossy, dark green foliage covers this evergreen shrub with a dense growth habit.


Azalea 'Girard Rose'

Azalea 'Girard Rose'

Common Name: Azalea Rose

A Girard hybrid producing single, deep bright rose-red flowers 3" in diameter in spring. An upright, dense, compact plant with glossy green foliage that turns reddish-orange in winter.


Azalea 'Golden Lights'

Azalea 'Golden Lights'

Common Name: Azalea Golden Lights

'Golden Light's' offers hugh clusters of vibrant, fragrant, golden yellow flowers. Exceptionally cold hardy, mildew resistant foliage and brilliant fall foliage makes 'Golden Lights' a great addtion to the garden.


Azalea 'Purple Pride'

Azalea 'Purple Pride'

Common Name: Purple Pride Azalea

'Purple Pride' is a H.R. Schroeder hybrid that features a uniform, compact, round form.  Single, reddish-purple flowers with a deep, reddish blotch bloom in clusters starting in late April above dark, green, evergreen foliage.


Azalea Bloom-A-Thon® Lavender

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Common Name: Azalea Bloom-A-Thon® Lavender

Bloom-A-Thon™ azaleas produce a marathon of blooms starting in spring and continuing until frost. This reblooming azalea has large, single, star-shaped lavender flowers.


Azalea Bloom-A-Thon® Pink Double

Azalea Bloom-A-Thon® Pink Double - PP21477

Common Name: Bloom-A-Thon® Pink Double

Bloom-A-Thon™ azaleas produce a marathon of blooms starting in spring and continuing until frost. This reblooming azalea has showy, ruffled, double pink flowers.


Azalea Bloom-A-Thon® Red

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Common Name: Azalea Bloom-A-Thon® Red

Bloom-A-Thon™ azaleas produce a marathon of blooms starting in spring and continue until frost. This reblooming azalea has showy, ruffled red/crimson blooms that are both single and semi-double.   


Azalea Bloom-A-Thon® White

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Common Name: Azalea Bloom-A-Thon® White

Bloom-A-Thon™ azaleas produce a marathon of blooms starting in spring and continuing until frost. This reblooming azalea has large, single, star-shaped white flowers.


Azalea Satsuki 'Chinzan'

Azalea Satsuki 'Chinzan'

Common Name: Azalea Satsuki Chinzan

'Chinzan' has a compact, dwarf habit with deep pink flowers and small, shiny, pointed leaves. Prolific blooms from May to June.


Azalea Gable 'Herbert'

Azalea Gable 'Herbert'

Common Name: Azalea Herbert

A Gable hybrid with a spreading, twiggy growth habit. Deep mauve-purple hose-in-hose flowers 1-3/4" in diameter bloom in spring.


Azalea Gable 'Karen'

Azalea Gable 'Karen'

Common Name: Azalea Karen

A Gable hybrid bearing light purple hose-in-hose flowers in spring. One of the earliest and still hardiest varieties we grow.


Azalea Gable 'Rosebud'

Azalea Gable 'Rosebud'

Common Name: Azalea Rosebud

A Gable hybrid bearing light pink 1-3/4" double flowers in spring. One of our longtime favorites, and still requested regularly.


Azalea Kurume 'Coral Bells'

Azalea Kurume 'Coral Bells'

Common Name: Azalea Coral Bells

One of the first varieties to welcome in spring, this long-standing garden favorite is an evergreen shrub with dense growth habit which sports masses of coral-pink 1 1/4" hose-in-hose blooms.


Azalea Kurume 'Hinodegiri'

Azalea Kurume 'Hinodegiri'

Common Name: Azalea Hinodegiri

Compact, broadleaf evergreen shrub with light, glossy green foliage which may turn wine red in fall and winter. Single, vivid purplish-red flowers in early spring.


Azalea Kurume 'Tradition'

Azalea Kurume 'Tradition'

Common Name: Azalea Tradition

A Karume hybrid with a compact growth habit. Masses of bright, clear pink hose-in-hose flowers 1 1/2" wide bloom in early spring.


Azalea Mucronatum 'Delaware Valley White'

Azalea Mucronatum 'Delaware Valley White'

Common Name: Azalea Delaware Valley White

A Macronatum hybrid, and one of the first whites to bloom. Pure white 2 1/4" single flowers appear on an upright, mounding shrub in spring, contrasting nicely with the glossy green leaves.


Azalea Robin Hill 'Dorothy Hayden'

Azalea Robin Hill 'Dorothy Hayden'

Common Name: Azalea Dorothy Hayden

A Robin Hill hybrid, this late season bloomer produces single white flowers with a green throat in mid-spring on a low mounding shrub.


Azalea Robin Hill 'Lady Robin'

Azalea Robin Hill 'Lady Robin'

Common Name: Azalea Lady Robin

A Robin Hill hybrid with a low, spreading growth habit. Single white flowers with pink stripes and sectors bloom in mid-spring. Two bloom colors on the same plant make this variety very unique.


Azalea Robin Hill 'Nancy'

Azalea Robin Hill 'Nancy'

Common Name: Azalea Nancy Of Robin Hill

A Robin Hill hybrid with low growth habit. Light pink, double hose-in-hose flowers with a red blotch bloom in mid-spring. A very showy and hardy variety.


Azalea Satsuki 'Aikoku'

Azalea Satsuki 'Aikoku'

Common Name: Azalea Aikoku

A Satsuki hybrid, this variety produces large orange flowers in spring. Does not acquire some of the fungus problems associated with 'Gumpos'.


Azalea Satsuki 'Gyokushin'

Azalea Satsuki 'Gyokushin'

Common Name: Azalea Gyokushin

A Satsuki hybrid bearing white flowers with a fuchsia-colored blotch in spring. Makes a good replacement for 'Gumpo White'.


Azalea Satsuki 'Osakazuki'

Azalea Satsuki 'Osakazuki'

Common Name: Azalea Osakazuki

A Satsuki hybrid with a bushy growth habit. Hot pink flowers bloom in spring. Its outstanding foliage and branches are much less brittle than many other Satsukis.


Azalea Shammarello 'Elsie Lee'

Azalea Shammarello 'Elsie Lee'

Common Name: Azalea Elsie Lee

A Shammarello hybrid, bearing bluish-lavender 2" flowers in mid-spring. The unique, semi-double frilly blooms stand out against the dark green, glossy foliage on this medium rounded plant.


Azalea x Encore® Autumn Amethyst™

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Common Name: Azalea Autumn Amethyst™

Azalea Autumn Amethyst has an upright growth habit of a deep green foliage and single lavender flowers.  This Azalea has handsome purple winter foliage and is cold tolerant.


Azalea x Encore® Autumn Angel™

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Common Name: Azalea Encore® Autumn Angel™

Autumn Angel is a repeat bloomer that has pure white flowers that measure three inches across.  Dark green glossy foliage is gorgeous against the pure white blooms. 


Azalea x Encore® Autumn Embers™

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Common Name: Azalea Autumn Embers

This gorgeous re-blooming azalea is aptly named for its unusual shade of smoky deep red-orange blossoms. Produces 2.5 " wide, semi-double flowers in spring, and once again in fall. 


Azalea x Encore® Autumn Empress™

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Common Name: Azalea Autumn Empress™

Autumn Empress™ has medium pink semi-double blooms over dark green foliage; blooms in the spring and then again in the fall. A vigorous grower, upright, dense, globose in nature. Prefers well drained, slightly acidic soil and afternoon shade.


Azalea x Encore® Autumn Rouge™

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Common Name: Azalea Autumn Rouge™

Azalea Autumn Rouge™ is a globose shaped plant with an upright growth habit.  The dense, evergreen foliage lies beneath semi-double robust pink flowers. 


Azalea x Encore® Autumn Royalty™

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Common Name: Azalea Encore® Autumn Royalty™

Autumn Royalty ™ has large, single, rich purplish-pink flowers over dark green foliage. A vigorous grower, upright, dense, and globose in nature. Prefers well drained, slightly acidic soil and afternoon shade.


Azalea x Encore® Autumn Ruby™

Azalea x Encore® Autumn Ruby™ - PP12110

Common Name: Azalea Autumn Ruby™

Encore® Autmun Ruby™ is a slightly smaller variety with petite, ruby red single blossoms in spring and then, again, in fall. Perfect for smaller gardens.


Azalea x Encore® AutumnTwist™

Azalea x Encore® AutumnTwist™ - PP12133

Common Name: Azalea Autumn Twist™

Autumn Twist™ has unique, large, single flowers that are white with purple stripes or flecks over dark green foliage. A vigorous grower, upright, dense, and globose in nature. Prefers well drained, slightly acidic soil and afternoon shade.

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