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Malva 'Marina'

Malva 'Marina'

Common Name: Musk Mallow
36", soft, violet-blue flowers on tall stalks. A traditional cottage garden favorite ,and lovely in wildflower or meadow plantings where it will naturalize. Neat, shrublike habit. Allow to reseed for longevity in the garden...

Malva 'Parkrondell'

Malva 'Parkrondell'

Common Name: Musk Mallow
60", a trouble-free perennial for a sunny border. The bushy plants are covered in glorious pink blooms with double centers. Fairly compact and loaded with blooms, it is a great plant for the mid-to-late...

Malva sylvestris sylvestris 'Zebrina'

Malva sylvestris sylvestris 'Zebrina'

Common Name: Musk Mallow
36", resembling its close relative, the hollyhock, this plant is smaller and bushier. The huge 3" lovely flowers are lavender pink with deep purple veining. Spring through fall blooming....

Matteuccia struthiopteris

Matteuccia struthiopteris

Common Name: Fern,Ostrich Fern
Ostrich Fern 5-7',one of the earliest to appear in spring, this fern is in a huge hurry to grow, large, vase-shaped fern with very fresh delicious looking foliage, one of the best....

Miscanthus sinensis 'Gold Bar PP15193'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Gold Bar PP15193'

Common Name: Grass, Dwarf Variegated Maiden Grass
16-20", double the variegation of 'Little Zebra'. Unlike Miscanthus sinensis Strictus, this is a variegated grass from the beginning of the season with sparkly horizontonal creamy yellow band. It is short and quick to clump up. Erect and strong habits....

Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus'

Common Name: Grass, Maiden Grass
5-6', thin, silvery green leaves. One of the best Miscanthus grasses that always performs. Zone 4-9....

Miscanthus sinensis 'Huron Sunrise'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Huron Sunrise'

Common Name: Grass, Maiden Grass
5-6', medium green foliage with natural silver lines. Plumes open burgundy. Late summer blooming....

Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Zebra PP13008'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Zebra PP13008'

Common Name: Grass, Dwarf Zebra Grass
3-4', a superior new dwarf selection that holds its green and yellow banding all season. 'Little Zebra' is more manageable for small spaces. Its lovely reddish purple plumes are a terrific show in late summer....

Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning light'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning light'

Common Name: Grass, Maiden Grass
5-7', fine silver-edged foliage with silver plumes. Another great grass that is sure to perform. Zone 4-9....

Miscanthus sinensis 'Strictus'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Strictus'

Common Name: Grass, Porcupine Grass
5-6', horizontal bands of green and yellow feathery beige plumes. Much better variety than M.sinensis Zebrinus as this one stays erect like a very well-behaved plant....

Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus'

Common Name: Grass, Variegated Japanese Silver Grass
4-6', leaves 1/4" wide and pale green with creamy white stripes. Loves partial shade. Blooms late summer with 1-2' plumes. The seeds remain in the fall for a ornamental effect. Zone 5-9....

Monarda 'Coral Reef'

Monarda 'Coral Reef'

Common Name: Bee Balm
36", unique, rich, deep, pink flowers are excellent for cutting. Plant in garden and naturalized areas, allowing room to spread. Leaves can be used for tea. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Zone 3-9....

Monarda didyma 'Gardenview Scarlet'

Monarda didyma 'Gardenview Scarlet'

Common Name: Bee Balm
Long-flowering, large 3" flowers, aromatic foliage. Mildew resistant. Full sun is best, but light shade is tolerated. Plants tend to spread more quickly in the shade, however....

Monarda didyma 'Jacob Cline'

Monarda didyma 'Jacob Cline'

Common Name: Bee Balm
4-5', large 5" deep red flowers that bloom most of the summer. This is one of the most mildew resistant cultivars....

Monarda didyma 'Marshall's Delight'

Monarda didyma 'Marshall's Delight'

Common Name: Bee Balm
36", clear pink flowers. More mildew resistant than others of the species....

Monarda didyma 'Petite Delight PP10784'

Monarda didyma 'Petite Delight PP10784'

Common Name: Bee Balm
Compact grower with large rosy-pink flowers. Medium growing speed that is much less invasive than regular species. Extremely mildew resistant....

Monarda didyma 'Petite Wonder PP12149'

Monarda didyma 'Petite Wonder PP12149'

Common Name: Bee Balm
9-10", short compact plants with clear true pink flowers. Mildew resistant like Pink Delight. Medium growing speed. Much less invasive then regular species....

Musa 'Basjoo'

Musa 'Basjoo'

Common Name: Banana
This is one of the most exciting bananas. The plant has long, slender, bright green leaves. The 'Basjoo' is the world's cold hardiest banana. It is a great landscape plant, it lends a tropical appearance...

Musa sumatrana 'Zebrina 'Rojo''

Musa sumatrana 'Zebrina 'Rojo''

Common Name: Banana -Rojo
This is a plant grown for its attractive foliage only. The fruit is seeded and inedible.It is well adapted to container growing and when grown this way will only reach 3-5 feet unless grown in a very...

Nepeta 'Kit Kat'

Nepeta 'Kit Kat'

Common Name: Catmint
15-18", aromatic, compact perennial with short spikes of dark purple-blue flowers and small gray-green foliage. Flowers June through September....

Nepeta faassenii 'Walker's Low'

Nepeta faassenii 'Walker's Low'

Common Name: Catmint
This stunning variety from England puts on an unbelievable flower display. Large lavender-blue flowers bloom all summer. Foliage is gray-green....

Nipponanthemum nipponicum

Nipponanthemum nipponicum

Common Name: Nippon Daisy
3-4', we cannot imaging a garden without this easy-to-grow, fall-flowering perennial that emerges in spring to form an architectural 2' wide clump, clothed with glossy dark green sedum-like leaves. In...

Osmunda cinnamonea

Osmunda cinnamonea

Common Name: Fern-Cinnamon Fern
Cinnamon Fern, 3-4', bright green turning to rich cinnamon-brown and resembling cinnamon sticks. This fern thrives in moist, acid soil. Can be used as an aquatic plant....

Osmunda regalis

Osmunda regalis

Common Name: Fern, Royal
Royal Fern, 24-36", pale green foliage turns golden green in fall....

Oxalis triangularis

Oxalis triangularis

Common Name: Shamrock
6", bronze foliage, white flowers are edged with pink. Blooms in 5-6 weeks....
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