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Paeonia lactiflora 'Bowl of Beauty'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Bowl of Beauty'

Common Name: Peony-Garden
Fragrant fuschsia-rose outer petals and frilly pale yellow inner petals....

Paeonia lactiflora 'Coral Charm'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Coral Charm'

Common Name: Peony-Garden

Fragrant

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Festiva Maxima'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Festiva Maxima'

Common Name: Peony Garden Peony

Paeonia lactiflora 'Immaculaa'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Immaculaa'

Common Name: Peony-Garden

Fragrant

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Paeonia lactiflora 'Kansas'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Kansas'

Common Name: Peony-Garden
Non-fading red, very strong stems. Considered one of the best red's available....

Paeonia lactiflora 'Primavere'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Primavere'

Common Name: Peony-Garden
Giant ball of yellow and white double petals surrounded by a collar of single white petals. Strong erect stems, excellent cut flowers....

Paeonia lactiflora 'Sarah Bernhardt'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Sarah Bernhardt'

Common Name: Peony Garden Peony
32-36...

Paeonia suffruticosa 'Lavender'

Paeonia suffruticosa 'Lavender'

Common Name: Tree Peony

Paeonia suffruticosa 'Pink'

Paeonia suffruticosa 'Pink'

Common Name: Peony-Tree Peony
Beautiful Pink ruffeled blooms....

Paeonia suffruticosa 'Red'

Paeonia suffruticosa 'Red'

Common Name: Tree Peony

Paeonia suffruticosa 'White'

Paeonia suffruticosa 'White'

Common Name: Tree Peony

Paeonia suffruticosa 'White/Red'

Paeonia suffruticosa 'White/Red'

Common Name: Tree Peony

Paeonia suffruticosa 'Yellow'

Paeonia suffruticosa 'Yellow'

Common Name: Tree Peony

Paeonia tenuifolia 'Rubra Flora Plena'

Paeonia tenuifolia 'Rubra Flora Plena'

Common Name: Peony Fern-Leaf
20-24" double red flower with soft fern-like foliage. Earlier to bloom then others in late spring. Many connoissseurs plant for the very fine and narrow foliage and compact growth habit....

Papaver orientale 'Doubloons'

Papaver orientale 'Doubloons'

Common Name: Oriental Poppy
24-30", full double flowers, first poppy to bloom....

Papaver orientale 'Helen Elizabeth'

Papaver orientale 'Helen Elizabeth'

Common Name: Oriental Poppy
24-30", clear salmon-pink with black basal spots....

Papaver orientale 'Little Candyfloss PPAF'

Papaver orientale 'Little Candyfloss PPAF'

Common Name: Oriental Poppy
12-14", dwarf Poppies are in high demand-making them much more versatile as a more compact plant for the garden. Flowers are soft pink with black-purple spots on the base. Dark green foliage....

Papaver orientale 'Patty's Plum'

Papaver orientale 'Patty's Plum'

Common Name: Oriental Poppy
24-30", very unusual plum color.Fantastic blooms....

Papaver orientale 'Pink Ruffles PP12712'

Papaver orientale 'Pink Ruffles PP12712'

Common Name: Oriental Poppy
24-30", large pink flowers with deeply fringed edges that are heavily ruffed....

Papaver orientale 'Scarlet O'Hara PPAF'

Papaver orientale 'Scarlet O'Hara PPAF'

Common Name: Oriental Poppy
12-14", similar in habit to 'Little Candyfloss'. Dwarf Poppies are in high demand making them much more versatile as a more compact plant in the garden. Large ruffled red flowers. Dark green foliage....

Papaver orientale 'Turkenlouis'

Papaver orientale 'Turkenlouis'

Common Name: Oriental Poppy
24", deeply fringed petals....

Passiflora caerulea

Passiflora caerulea

Common Name: Passion Vine
12', multi-colored flowers in white, pink, purple and blue. Looks very tropical....

Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hamlin'

Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hamlin'

Common Name: Grass, Dwarf Fountain Grass
2-3', A medium dwarf variety. The bottlebrush plumes are all over the plant in the summer. Makes a great landscape plant....

Pennisetum orientale 'Karley Rose PP12909'

Pennisetum orientale 'Karley Rose PP12909'

Common Name: Grass, Oriental Fountain Grass
36", improved, dusty rose flowers bloom for most of summer. Foliage is darker green, more erect and taller then Hameln. Much more dense pinkish appears in late July and bloom longer....

Penstemon 'Crushed Grapes'

Penstemon 'Crushed Grapes'

Common Name:
6-9", low-growing and heavily flowered variety. Dark purple flower spikes bloom above the mounding foliage. Very nice in beds or borders, and can also be used as a cut flower....

Penstemon 'Ruby Candle'

Penstemon 'Ruby Candle'

Common Name: Beardtongue
24", brilliant red blooms add color to your summer garden. Blooms for 8 weeks in the summer. Penstemons are very tolerant and easy to grow. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds....

Penstemon digitalis 'Husker's Red'

Penstemon digitalis 'Husker's Red'

Common Name: Beardtongue
30", the bright purple-bronze foliage makes it a unique accent plant. Loaded with lots of showy white flowers....

Penstemon x mexicali 'Pikes Peak Purple TM'

Penstemon x mexicali 'Pikes Peak Purple TM'

Common Name: Beardtongue
15", violet-purple flowers that bloom all summer, narrow dark foliage forms attractive mounds, very heat and drought tolerant....

Penstemon x mexicali 'Red Rocks TM'

Penstemon x mexicali 'Red Rocks TM'

Common Name: Beardtongue
15", bright rose tubular flowers, blooms all summer....

Perovskia atriplicifolia

Perovskia atriplicifolia

Common Name: Russian Sage
36-48", gray-white foliage. Left uncut, stems are attractive in winter. Airy lavender-blue flowers....

Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Little Spire PP11643'

Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Little Spire PP11643'

Common Name: Russian Sage
25", shorter version that reaches only 2 feet tall. It has all the attributes of its taller and better known cousin. Blue-green foliage with delicate blue, fragrant flowers. Extremely drought tolerant. Late summer blooming....

Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Longin'

Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Longin'

Common Name: Russian Sage
36-48", same lavender blue flowers as the species, but plants are more compact and upright. Silvery gray leaves are not as serrated as regular Perovskia....

Phlox 'x Minnie Pearl'

Phlox 'x Minnie Pearl'

Common Name: Garden Phlox
This phlox has an early flowering period, no mildew, and a spreading habit....

Phlox arendsii 'Babyface'

Phlox arendsii 'Babyface'

Common Name: Phlox, Garden Phlox
Baby pink bloom with sizeable rosy red eyes are produced profically all summer long. This Phlox makes an excellent, fragrant cut flower and also attracts butterflies....

Phlox caroliniana 'Miss Lingard'

Phlox caroliniana 'Miss Lingard'

Common Name: Garden Phlox
24", earliest border Phlox to bloom and longest flowering, fragrant, good cut, mildew resistant. One of the best white Phlox....

Phlox paniculata 'Becky Towe PP12908'

Phlox paniculata 'Becky Towe PP12908'

Common Name: Garden Phlox
20-28", brighter and better flowers than any other variegated Phlox. Salmony rose flowers with dark magenta eye. Broad golden leaf edges pale to buttery cream at flowering time. Sturdy stems and is relatively compact....

Phlox paniculata 'Blue Paradise'

Phlox paniculata 'Blue Paradise'

Common Name: Phlox, Garden Phlox
24-36", fragrant lavender-blue flowers with white eyes and tiny red centers. Deep green foliage....

Phlox paniculata 'David'

Phlox paniculata 'David'

Common Name: Phlox, Garden Phlox
42", exceptionally large flower heads. Very fragrant. Mildew resistant. Best cut flower....

Phlox paniculata 'Delilah PPAF'

Phlox paniculata 'Delilah PPAF'

Common Name: Garden Phlox
Unusual deep red-purple blooms atop dark green foliage. Hybridized to maintain its strong color. Does not fade like most purple Phlox....

Phlox paniculata 'Eva Cullum'

Phlox paniculata 'Eva Cullum'

Common Name: Phlox, Garden Phlox
24-28", we are always drawn to this amazing Phlox. Not new, but simply one of the most attractive Phlox. Dark pink centers with soft pink petals....

Phlox paniculata 'Laura'

Phlox paniculata 'Laura'

Common Name: Phlox, Garden Phlox
24", unique shade of purple with white star center. Very striking. Mildew resistant. Strong stems....

Phlox paniculata 'Light Pink Flame PP11805'

Phlox paniculata 'Light Pink Flame PP11805'

Common Name: Garden Phlox
12", exciting new dwarf selection, short, compact plants with large heads of light pink flowers with lighter center and pink-red eye....

Phlox paniculata 'Lilac Flame PP11802'

Phlox paniculata 'Lilac Flame PP11802'

Common Name: Garden Phlox
12", exciting new dwarf selection, short, compact plantswith large heads of lilac-purple flowers with white centers.(mini Laura)....

Phlox paniculata 'Little Boy PPAF'

Phlox paniculata 'Little Boy PPAF'

Common Name: Garden Phlox
20", short and compact, but with huge flower heads, flowers are lilac-blue with a white eye, dark leaves are mildew resistant....

Phlox paniculata 'Lizzy PP11574'

Phlox paniculata 'Lizzy PP11574'

Common Name: Garden Phlox
24-20", we are pleased to offer some the finest hybrid Phlox varieties available. 'Lizzy' blooms in profusion with huge 5-6 inch flower heads all summer. The flowers are fragrant and showy, with hot pink-red...

Phlox paniculata 'Mini Star'

Phlox paniculata 'Mini Star'

Common Name: Garden Phlox
12", dwarf variety, rose colored flowers with a darker red eye, mildew resistant, early blooming....

Phlox paniculata 'Miss Elie'

Phlox paniculata 'Miss Elie'

Common Name: Phlox, Garden Phlox
28", flowers are flamed dark red to dark pink,dark foliage, mildew resistant....

Phlox paniculata 'Nicky'

Phlox paniculata 'Nicky'

Common Name: Phlox, Garden Phlox
30", darkest purple of all Phlox varieties, mildew resistant....

Phlox paniculata 'Nora Leigh'

Phlox paniculata 'Nora Leigh'

Common Name: Garden Phlox
30-36", good mildew resistant, white flowers with deep pink eye, foliage is variegated creamy white accented with green....

Phlox paniculata 'Pink Flame PP11804'

Phlox paniculata 'Pink Flame PP11804'

Common Name: Garden Phlox
12", exciting new dwarf selection, short, compact plants with large heads of dark pink flowers with red eye....

Phlox paniculata 'Purple Flame PP12605'

Phlox paniculata 'Purple Flame PP12605'

Common Name: Garden Phlox
12", exciting new dwarf selction, short, compact plants with large heads of purple flowers....

Phlox paniculata 'Red Riding Hood PPAF'

Phlox paniculata 'Red Riding Hood PPAF'

Common Name: Phlox, Garden Phlox
15", very compact grower. Best red Phlox we have ever seen. Does not require staking, even with its huge flower heads....

Phlox paniculata 'Red Super'

Phlox paniculata 'Red Super'

Common Name: Garden Phlox
28", large flowers, dark foliage, mildew resistant....

Phlox paniculata 'White Flame PPAF'

Phlox paniculata 'White Flame PPAF'

Common Name: Garden Phlox
12", summer blooming and amazingly short. Exciting new dwarf selection that has short compact plants with large heads of white flowers....

Phlox subulata 'Atropurpurea'

Phlox subulata 'Atropurpurea'

Common Name: Phlox, Creeping Phlox
4-6", hot pink flowers, more spreading habit....

Phlox subulata 'Candy Stripe'

Phlox subulata 'Candy Stripe'

Common Name: Phlox, Creeping Phlox
4-6", white with pink stripe, interesting bicolor flowers....

Phlox subulata 'Emerald Blue'

Phlox subulata 'Emerald Blue'

Common Name: Phlox, Creeping Phlox
4-6", clear blue flowers with dark green glossy foliage, more compact habit....

Phlox subulata 'Emerald Pink'

Phlox subulata 'Emerald Pink'

Common Name: Phlox, Creeping Phlox
4-6', soft pink flowers with dark green glossy foliage, more compact habit....

Phlox subulata 'Red Wing'

Phlox subulata 'Red Wing'

Common Name: Phlox, Creeping Phlox
4-6", crimson with dark red eye....

Phlox subulata 'White Delight'

Phlox subulata 'White Delight'

Common Name: Phlox, Creeping Phlox
4-6", clear white flowers, great spreading habit....

Phlox x arendsii 'All in One'

Phlox x arendsii 'All in One'

Common Name: Phlox-Garden
Lilac blooms with white edges add beauty to any garden. Blooms June through September....

Physostegia virginiana 'Miss Manner's PP12637'

Physostegia virginiana 'Miss Manner's PP12637'

Common Name: Obedient Plant
18", new compact introduction, dark green leaves with pure white flowers, plants are clump forming and not invasive....

Platycodon grandiflorum 'Mariesii'

Platycodon grandiflorum 'Mariesii'

Common Name: Balloon Flower
18-24", glossy foliage, star-shaped flower, excellent cut flower....

Platycodon grandiflorum 'Sentimental Blue'

Platycodon grandiflorum 'Sentimental Blue'

Common Name: Balloon Flower Dwarf
6-10", glossy foliage, star-shaped flowers, dwarf variety, tolerates light shade. Cut the whole plant back after the first hard frost....

Polemonium boreale 'Iceburg Point'

Polemonium boreale 'Iceburg Point'

Common Name:
4-12", compact, silvery green leaves and medium blue flowers with central purple ring and a white eye, very hardy. Zone 4-9....

Polemonium caeruleum 'Brise d'Anjou PP9871'

Polemonium caeruleum 'Brise d'Anjou PP9871'

Common Name: Jacob's Ladder
20", variegated foliage of this recently discovered perennial stays beautiful from spring to frost, prefers moist soils. Does best in Northern Areas. Though it seldom needs to be divided, it may be done in spring or fall....

Polemonium caeruleum 'Snow and Sapphires PP13441'

Polemonium caeruleum 'Snow and Sapphires PP13441'

Common Name: Jacob's Ladder
20", a new variegated Polemonium. Clean, dark green foliage with crisp white border. Masses of sky blue flowers. Easily grown in sun to part shade. Late spring to early summer....

Polemonium reptans 'Stairway to Heaven PPAF'

Polemonium reptans 'Stairway to Heaven PPAF'

Common Name: Jacob's Ladder
12", introduced by New England Wild Flowers Society. Dramatic green foliage with cream margins, turns pink in cool weather or full sun. Intense blue flowers. Tolerates heat much better then short-lived European P. caeruleum series....

Polygonatum odoratum 'Variegatum'

Polygonatum odoratum 'Variegatum'

Common Name: Soloman's Seal-Varigated
18-24", leaves edged with vivid yellow turning to creamy white, excellent for the woodland garden....

Polystichum acrostichoides

Polystichum acrostichoides

Common Name: Fern, Christmas Fern
Christmas Fern, 18-24", does well in wooded areas, evergreen fern....

Polystichum polyblepharum

Polystichum polyblepharum

Common Name: Fern-Japanese Tassel
Japanese Tassel Fern, 18-24", one of the best ferns. Deep shiny leaves that look so perfect its unreal. Flat-growing ferns, one of our favorites. Zone 5-9....

Polystichum setiferum 'Herrenhausen'

Polystichum setiferum 'Herrenhausen'

Common Name: Fern,Soft Needle
Soft Needle Fern, 24-30", beautiful young fronds, another great fern not yet known for its beauty and excellent form. Zone 5-8....

Potentilla thurberi 'Monarch's Velvet'

Potentilla thurberi 'Monarch's Velvet'

Common Name: Cinquefoil
24", spreading relatively low-growing Potentilla with deep red petals and dark wine-colored center. Flowers profusely all summer long. Bloom are 1" in diameter....

Pulmonaria longifolia 'E. B. Anderson'

Pulmonaria longifolia 'E. B. Anderson'

Common Name: Lungwort
9-12", long, dark green leaves with small silvery spots, violet-blue flowers bloom one to two weeks after most other varieties....

Pulmonaria longifolia 'Majeste'

Pulmonaria longifolia 'Majeste'

Common Name: Lungwort
Most stunning introduction, solid silver leaves with a narrow edge, extremely heat tolerant. Pulmonarias spread slowly by creeping rhizomes, forming a nice patch of foliage. If you would like to divide a clump, it is best to do it in the fall....

Pulmonaria saccharata 'Milky Way'

Pulmonaria saccharata 'Milky Way'

Common Name: Lungwort
10", huge, lance-shaped, heavily spotted leaves give rise to pink-wine colored blooms that fade to blue. Strong, stout, spotted leaves are of mildew-resistant P.'Margery Fish' heritage. Said to be possibly the best form for the south....

Pulmonaria saccharata 'Mrs. Moon'

Pulmonaria saccharata 'Mrs. Moon'

Common Name: Lungwort
12", delightful edging plant, large spotted foliage, pink flowers turn blue....

Pulsatilla vulgaris 'rubra'

Pulsatilla vulgaris 'rubra'

Common Name: Pasque Flower
9-12", silvery fuzz covers outer surfaces, excellent in the garden or rock garden, very early to bloom....
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