Plant Reference Guide

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Botanical Name     Common Name
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Juniperus chinensis 'Angelica Blue'

Juniperus chinensis 'Angelica Blue'

Common Name: Chinese Juniper

A wide-spreading Pfitzer type plant with bright blue foliage. Makes an ideal foundation, mass planting, or specimen.


Juniperus chinensis 'Sea Green'

Juniperus chinensis 'Sea Green'

Common Name: Chinese Juniper

A compact, spreading plant with arching branches. Foliage darkens in cold weather. Makes an excellent foundation plant, screen, or mass planting.


Juniperus chinensis Gold Star®

Juniperus chinensis Gold Star®

Common Name: Chinese Juniper

An evergreen shrub with light blue-green foliage accented with beautiful gold-tipped branches. Ideal in foundation, mass plantings, or as a specimen.


Juniperus chinensis var. sargentii 'Viridis'

Juniperus chinensis var. sargentii 'Viridis'

Common Name: Chinese Juniper

Low-growing with spreading, whip-like branches. Light green foliage retains its color year-round. Makes an excellent ground-cover or mass planting.


Juniperus communis 'Gold Cone'

Juniperus communis 'Gold Cone'

Common Name: Juniper

An upright shrub with a columnar growth habit and bright yellow-tipped foliage. Prefers some afternoon shade in zone 7 and south. Makes a great accent plant. Ideal for small spaces.


Juniperus conferta 'Blue Pacific'

Juniperus conferta 'Blue Pacific'

Common Name: Shore Juniper

An attractive, blue-green evergreen with a low, trailing habit. Makes a great ground cover or mass planting.


Juniperus horizontalis 'Plumosa Compacta'

Juniperus horizontalis 'Plumosa Compacta'

Common Name: Creeping Juniper

A compact grower with rich green foliage that turns bronze to burgundy in fall. Makes an ideal foundation or mass planting.


Juniperus horizontalis 'Wiltonii'

Juniperus horizontalis 'Wiltonii'

Common Name: Blue Rug

A flat-growing ground-cover with soft, bluish foliage. Often used in mass plantings on slopes.


Juniperus procumbens 'Nana'

Juniperus procumbens 'Nana'

Common Name: Japgarden Juniper

A compact, mat-forming evergreen ground cover with sprays of bluish-green foliage that becomes slightly purplish in winter. Often used in rock gardens.


Juniperus squamata 'Blue Star'

Juniperus squamata 'Blue Star'

Common Name: Singleseed Juniper

Dwarf, mounding, dense shrub with silver-blue foliage. Makes an excellent accent or rock garden plant.


Juniperus virginiana 'Grey Owl'

Juniperus virginiana 'Grey Owl'

Common Name: Eastern Redcedar

Spreading habit with soft, silvery-gray foliage. Sets abundant cones in winter. Ideal in mass plantings or as a specimen.


Kalimeris incisa 'Blue Star'

Kalimeris incisa 'Blue Star'

Common Name: Japanese Aster

'Blue Star' gets its name from the single pale blue daisy flowers that bloom over compact mounds of deep green foliage. Kalimeris incisa ‘Blue Star’ is everblooming and easy to grow.


Kalmia latifolia 'Carousel'

Kalmia latifolia 'Carousel'

Common Name: Mountain Laurel

Soft pink buds open to a purple candy striped pattern in May. Upright shrub with a dense growth habit. Exquisite in mass plantings or for naturalizing.


Kalmia latifolia 'Elf'

Kalmia latifolia 'Elf'

Common Name: Mountain Laurel

Light pink buds open to crisp white flowers in spring on this slow growing, dwarf shrub. Makes an excellent foundation or specimen planting.


Kalmia latifolia 'Little Linda'

Kalmia latifolia 'Little Linda'

Common Name: Mountain Laurel

Vigorous dwarf plant with glossy foliage. Red buds bloom near white and mature to pink.


Kalmia latifolia 'Minuet'

Kalmia latifolia 'Minuet'

Common Name: Mountain Laurel

Light pink buds open in spring to white flowers with bright maroon banding on the petals. Dark, narrow, glossy green foliage covers this dwarf plant. Makes an ideal foundation or specimen planting.


Kalmia latifolia 'Olympic Fire'

Kalmia latifolia 'Olympic Fire'

Common Name: Mountain Laurel

Large, bright red buds open to pink flowers in spring. A dense, upright plant with glossy, twisting leaves. Exquisite in mass plantings or for naturalizing.


Kalmia latifolia 'Sarah'

Kalmia latifolia 'Sarah'

Common Name: Mountain Laurel

Vivid red buds open bright pinkish-red in May. Vigorous and compact growth habit with rich green, glossy foliage.


Kniphofia 'Ember Glow'

Kniphofia 'Ember Glow' - PP23000

Common Name: Dwarf Poker

Kniphofia 'Fire Glow'

Kniphofia 'Fire Glow' - PP22894

Common Name: Red Hot Poker

'Fire Glow' will add a spark to your perennial garden with its late blooms and compact habit. The flame-red and glowing orange colors of 'Fire Glow' will appear in August and persist until the first frost.


Kniphofia Poco™ Orange

Kniphofia Poco™ Orange - PP27677

Common Name: Dwarf Red Hot Poker

With all of the summer-long bloom power of the best kniphofias but in a dwarf form, Poco™ 'Orange' opens new planting possibilities in borders and beds with bright orange hummingbird magnets from July thru October.


Kniphofia Poco™ Yellow

Kniphofia Poco™ Yellow - PP27616


Lagerstroemia Razzle Dazzle® Cherry Dazzle®

Lagerstroemia Razzle Dazzle® Cherry Dazzle® - PP16917

Common Name: Crape Myrtle

Razzle Dazzle® Cherry Dazzle® is a dwarf compact deciduous slow-growing shrub, having cherry red flowers from summer to fall. Will have bronze new leaves that will mature to dark green. Showy red-purple foliage in the fall.


Lagerstroemia indica Bellini™ Grape

Lagerstroemia indica Bellini™ Grape

Bellini™ Grape Lagerstroemia blooms the first year in a container. Plants maintain an attractive compact rounded habit in the landscape. Resistant to Powdery Mildew. Plants will rebloom from a trim.


Lagerstroemia indica Bellini™ Raspberry

Lagerstroemia indica Bellini™ Raspberry

Bellini™ Raspberry blooms the first year in a container. Plants maintain an attractive compact rounded habit in the landscape. Resistant to Powdery Mildew. Plants will rebloom from a trim.


Lagerstroemia x hybrida 'Pocomoke'

Lagerstroemia x hybrida 'Pocomoke'

Common Name: Crape Myrtle

A dwarf deciduous, multi-stemmed shrub. Pale rose-lavender 3" flower panicles bloom throughout summer. The dark green foliage turns maroon color in fall.


Lamium maculatum 'Golden Anniversary'

Lamium maculatum 'Golden Anniversary' - PP11783

Common Name: Spotted Nettle

Lamium ‘Golden Anniversary' is best noted for its variegated silver, yellow, and green foliage. Small, pink-lavender flowers bloom in spring to early summer. Deer resistant.


Lamium maculatum 'Purple Dragon'

Lamium maculatum 'Purple Dragon' - PP15890

Common Name: Spotted Nettle

Lamium ‘Purple Dragon' has large, deep purple, snapdragon-like flowers over bright silvery foliage. ‘Purple Dragon' is deer resistant and makes a nice component plant for mixed containers.


Lamium maculatum 'White Nancy'

Lamium maculatum 'White Nancy'

Common Name: Spotted Nettle

Whorls of white flowers bloom from late spring to midsummer over 'White Nancy's' spreading, silver-variegated foliage. Lamium ‘White Nancy’ makes a good ground cover for deeply shaded areas.


Lamium maculatum Pink Chablis®

Lamium maculatum Pink Chablis® - PP17925

Common Name: Spotted Nettle

Soft pink flowers top the stems in midsummer, but Lamium ‘Pink Chablis® Checkin' is primarily grown for its apple-green and silver-variegated foliage. ‘Pink Chablis® Checkin' makes a good ground cover in shaded areas.


Lantana 'Goldsonne'

Lantana 'Goldsonne'

Common Name: Lantana

Yellow flowers bloom on a semi-trailing, well-branched plant with dark green foliage. Lantana Goldsonne is low maintenance, heat and drought tolerant.


Lantana Bandana® Pink

Lantana Bandana® Pink - PP20555

Common Name: Lantana

Extra large blooms emerge yellow maturing to peach and then light pink. Lantana Bandana® Pink have very compact, mounding habit and are low maintenance, heat and drought tolerant.


Lantana Bandana® Red

Lantana Bandana® Red - PP20531

Common Name: Lantana

Extra large blooms ranging from red to orange to yellow. Lantana Bandana® Red has a very compact, mounding habit as well as being low maintenance, heat and drought tolerant. Asexual propagation prohibited.


Lantana Luscious® Bananarama

Lantana Luscious® Bananarama - PPAF

Common Name: Lantana

Beauty and brawn! Bright yellow flowers grace extremely tough plants.  They are heat and drought tolerant, wonderful summer plants.


Lantana camara Bandana® Lemon Zest

Lantana camara Bandana® Lemon Zest - PP21617

Common Name: Lantana

Lemon Zest® has extra large clusters of blooms ranging from lemon-yellow to creamy yellow to white. Bandana® Lemon Zest has a compact, mounding habit as well as being low maintenance, heat and drought tolerant. Blooms from Spring until Frost. d


Laurentia Beth's Blue®

Laurentia Beth's Blue®

Common Name: Star Flowers

The lacy green foliage of this tough little annual is covered in delicate, lavender, star-shaped flowers from May to frost. Laurentia Beth's Blue® thrives in heat and humidity. Asexual propagation prohibited.


Lavandula angustifolia 'Ellagance Purple'

Lavandula angustifolia 'Ellagance Purple'

Common Name: Lavender

Ellagance Purple' is an evergreen perennial with fragrant silvery-grey foliage and a uniform growth habit. Intensely fragrant flowers produce masses of purple-blue spikes above the fragrant foliage. 


Lavandula angustifolia 'Munstead Strain'

Lavandula angustifolia 'Munstead Strain'

Common Name: Lavender

Lavandula angustifolia ‘Munstead Strain’ is a bushy evergreen perennial with fragrant silvery-blue foliage and tall, deep lavender spikes.


Lavandula stoechas 'Double Anouk'

Lavandula stoechas 'Double Anouk' - PP28264


Lavandula stoechas 'Silver Anouk'

Lavandula stoechas 'Silver Anouk' - PP20068

Common Name: Spanish Lavender

Evergreen, 'Silver Anouk' forms a silver-green mound that is attractive in containers and sunny borders. Flowers are deep purple and attract butterflies.


Lavandula x intermedia 'Grosso'

Lavandula x intermedia 'Grosso'

Common Name: Lavender

Lavandula ‘Grosso’ has fat spikes of dense purple flowers on tall stems above grayish green leaves. 'Grosso' is a vigorous, disease-resistant plant with the delicious lavender fragrance you know and love.


Lavandula x intermedia 'Phenomenal'

Lavandula x intermedia 'Phenomenal' - PPAF

Common Name: Lavender

'Phenomenal' is aptly named for superior fragrance, uniform mounding plant habit, resistance to disease and extreme tolerance to heat and humidity.  Equally beautiful planted in mass, in the perennial border or in patio containers.


Leucanthemum Luna

Leucanthemum Luna - PP27037

Common Name: Shasta Daisy

New Leucanthemum 'Luna' is a gorgeous, clean, fully double pale yellow shasta daisy with long bloom season and dense, upright mounded foliage. Beautiful.


Leucanthemum superbum 'Banana Cream'

Leucanthemum superbum 'Banana Cream' - PP23181

Common Name: Shasta Daisy

A wonderful cut-flower! 'Banana Cream', along with its upright stems and abundant blooms, has a wonderful color movement throughout the season.


Leucanthemum superbum Daisy May®

Leucanthemum superbum Daisy May® - PP21914

Common Name: Shasta Daisy

Adding height and excitement to its habitat Leucanthemum Daisy May® has pretty little white petals with a sunshiny yellow center and deep green foliage.  Deadheading will help allow it to continue to bloom from the spring through the fall.


Leucanthemum x superbum 'Becky'

Leucanthemum x superbum 'Becky'

Common Name: Shasta Daisy

'Becky's' large, single white daisies bloom in summer on sturdy stems above shiny, leathery, dark green foliage. Leucanthemum ‘Becky’ is a hardy, long-lived, heat-tolerant variety that yields excellent cut flowers of heavy substance.


Leucanthemum x superbum 'Snowbound'

Leucanthemum x superbum 'Snowbound' - PP25929

Common Name: Shasta Daisy

'Snowbound' is short and compact with abundant blooms from late spring to mid summer. Great for beds and containers.


Leucothoe fontanesiana Scarletta®

Leucothoe fontanesiana Scarletta®

Common Name: Leucothoe

Scarletta® 'Zeblid' is a low growing evergreen shrub with bright red new foliage that matures to a deep lustrous green. In the fall the foliage turns a rich burgundy color. Striking ornamental foliage has multi-season appeal.


Liatris spicata 'Floristan Violet'

Liatris spicata 'Floristan Violet'

Common Name: Gayfeather

Spikes of fluffy purple flowers bloom throughout the summer. Liatris spicata ‘Floristan Violet’ is often adorned with happy butterflies. ' Floristan Violet' likes well-drained soils and makes a great cut flower.


Liatris spicata 'Kobold'

Liatris spicata 'Kobold'

Common Name: Spike Gayfeather

A wildflower in moist meadows of North America, also known as marsh blazing star , 'Kobold' purple flower spikes are darker than the species. Liatris 'Kobold' are excellent garden performers and if propagated by division, as ours are, will reach a sturdy height of 14" which will not require staking as the seed propagated 3' selections do.


Lindera benzoin

Lindera benzoin

Common Name: Northern Spicebush

Lovely specimen displaying fragrant yellow flowers in early spring. The foliage is fragrant when crushed. Leaves turn yellow in fall, contrasting the bright red berries which appear midsummer. Berries are a favorite of birds.


Liriope muscari 'Royal Purple'

Liriope muscari 'Royal Purple'

Common Name: Lily-Turf

Dark green strap-like foliage forms the small clumps of Liriope muscari 'Royal Purple'.  With it's deeper purple flowers appearing in the summer months, 'Royal Purple' makes a great ground cover specimen that adapts well to both wet and dry conditions.


Liriope muscari 'Variegata'

Liriope muscari 'Variegata'

Common Name: Lily-Turf

Liriope muscari ‘Variegata’s' green leaves have creamy-yellow margins. In late summer lavender flower spikes give way to blackish berries which persist into fall. 'Variegata' develops best color in full sun and is excellent for edging or massing.


Lobelia Laguna™ Compact Blue with Eye

Lobelia Laguna™ Compact Blue with Eye - PP16112

Common Name: Lobelia

Compact, full semi-upright habit with good summer performance; low maintenance and attracts butterflies.


Lobelia Laguna™ Sky Blue

Lobelia Laguna™ Sky Blue - PP15526

Common Name: Lobelia

The Laguna™ series offers a compact, semi-upright plant that has a good tolerance to heat unlike the older varieties. Sky blue flowers on this variety are self-cleaning so deadheading is not necessary. Great in mixed containers or in the landscape.


Lobelia Techno® Heat Upright Dark Blue

Lobelia Techno® Heat Upright Dark Blue

Common Name: Lobelia

Allegedly a heat loving, dark blue annual lobelia. We're giving it a shot.


Lobelia Techno® Heat Upright Purple

Lobelia Techno® Heat Upright Purple

Common Name: Lobelia

Lobelia is desired most for it's deceptively delicate appearance, heat tolerance, low maintenance and mounding, upright growth habit.‘Techno® Heat Upright Purple’ blooms from early spring throughout summer and is an excellent choice for baskets and containers, landscape and beds.


Lobelia x speciosa Starship Scarlet

Lobelia x speciosa Starship Scarlet

Common Name: Cardinal Flower

A new introduction of Lobelia with improved branching and a tidy, columnar habit. 'Starship Scarlet' has striking deep red-rose flowers from Mid-Summer through Mid-Autumn, which the hummingbirds adore.


Lobularia Lavender Stream™

Lobularia Lavender Stream™

Common Name: Sweet Alyssum

Lightly fragrant clusters of tiny lavender flowers cover this vigorous, rounded plant all summer long. Very heat tolerant, works well as a filler in containers, hanging baskets, window boxes and with other bedding plants. 


Lobularia Raspberry Stream™

Lobularia Raspberry Stream™

Common Name: Sweet Alyssum

Honey scented clusters of tiny vivid pink flowers cover this vigorous, semi-trailing plant all summer long. Very heat tolerant, works well as a filler in containers, hanging baskets, window boxes and with other bedding plants. 


Loropetalum chinense Jazz Hands® Bold

Loropetalum chinense Jazz Hands® Bold - PPAF

Common Name: Chinense Fringe-Flower

Jazz Hands® Bold is unlike any variety of Loropetalum with its extra large blooms and foliage. The new growth flushes pink and turns purple as it matures. 


Loropetalum chinense Jazz Hands® Variegated

Loropetalum chinense Jazz Hands® Variegated - PPAF

Common Name: Chinese Fringe-Flower

Jazz Hands® Variegated is a unique Loropetalum and a first of its kind. The purple foliage is splashed with pink and white variegation making it the first variegated variety. 


Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum 'Crimson Fire'

Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum 'Crimson Fire' - PPAF

Common Name: Chinese Fringe Flower

'Crimson Fire'adds year round interest with its gorgeous ruby-red evergreen foliage. This variety has a very compact and mounding habit and is deer resistant. 


Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea'

Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea'

Common Name: Creeping Jenny

Small, golden-yellow leaves on prostrate, spreading stems make Lysimachia nummularia ‘Aurea’ a very nice ground cover. Looks great when planted to fill in around purple-leaved heucheras or blue-flowering plants.

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