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Check out these new plants we have added to our 2014  catalog! 

Herbaceous

Herbaceous cont.

Grasses

Achillea millefolium

Monarda bradburiana

Carex brevior

Antennaria neglecta

Oenothera fruiticosa ‘Cold Crick’

Carex emoryii

Chrysopsis mariana

Phlox divaricate ‘Blue Moon’

Carex hystericina

Dicentra eximia

Phlox stolonifera ‘Bruce’s White’

Carex molesta

Eryngium yuccifolium

Rudbeckia subtomentosa

Carex radiata

Liatris aspera

Solidago ohioensis

Carex rosea

Liatris squarrosa

Solidago riddellii

Danthonia spicata

Lobelia cardinalis ‘New Moon Maroon’

 

Schizachyrium scoparium ‘Standing Ovation’ PPAF

We have created several lists of species we carry for various growing conditions. Each of these areas will also have varying degrees of available sunlight. We have created these in an effort to help you choose wisely, the right plant for the right place.  Please check out these plant lists on our Information Page.


 
 
Calamagrostis canadensis

Calamagrostis canadensis

Common Name: Canada Bluejoint

Cool season, strong aggressive grower. Great for soil stabilization, quickly forms dense stands.

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Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'

Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'

Common Name: Feather reed grass

Non-naitve. Slow spreading, clump forming cool season ornamental grass. Produces purplish-green flowers.

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Callirhoe involucrata

Callirhoe involucrata

Common Name: Wine cups

Mid-west native, good creeping habit, extremely drought tolerant, good filler plant. 

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Caltha palustris

Caltha palustris

Common Name: Marsh marigold

A succulent early blooming species for wet spaces. Glossy heart-shaped leaves accompany shiny large buttercup-like flowers. Great addition to the water garden.

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Campanula rotundifolia

Campanula rotundifolia

Common Name: Harebell

Circumboreal. One half to one inch wide, blue, bell-shaped flowers. Needs good drainage. 

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Campsis radicans

Campsis radicans

Common Name: Trumpet creeper

Vigorous and fast growing, with clusters of red/orange trumpets, attracts hummingbirds. 

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Carex albicans

Carex albicans

Common Name: White-tinged sedge

Upland sedge forms dense tufts of narrow, bright green foliage. Can be used as a groundcover, spreads slowly by rhizomes and will self-seed. Tolerant of dry soil conditions. Usually found in wooded areas. 

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Carex amphibola

Carex amphibola

Common Name: Creek sedge

A compact and vigorous clump, with shiny semi-evergreen foliage. Excellent choice for the woodland or shade garden. Very adaptable. Host plant for some Skippers, and seeds are eaten by several reptiles.

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Carex appalachica

Carex appalachica

Common Name: Appalachian sedge

Forms a neat clump of fine foliage. Elegant texture. Limited supply.

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Carex brevior

Carex brevior

Common Name: Plains oval sedge

Provides a soft texture with a gently curving seed head. Found in drier praries, meadows, and woodlands. 

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Carex cherokeensis

Carex cherokeensis

Common Name: Cherokee sedge

Evergreen, clumping sedge with wheat-like pendulous seed heads form in spring and mature in autumn. Marginally drought tolerant, may suffer in extended drought conditions. Valuable garden accent, or for low spots, pond and stream edge.

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Carex comosa

Carex comosa

Common Name: Bristly sedge

Erect clumps of triangular stems form from short rhizomes. Drooping spikelets impart a bottlebrush effect. Found along ponds, lakes, in wetlands and wet meadows, providing food and cover for water fowl.

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Carex crinita

Carex crinita

Common Name: Fringed sedge

This sedge is suited for shaded wetlands, it has blue/green foliage and drooping seed heads.

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Carex emoryii

Carex emoryii

Common Name: Emory's sedge

An aquatic emergent, great selection for stormwater projects. 

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Carex flaccosperma

Carex flaccosperma

Common Name: Blue wood sedge

Beautiful glaucus blue foliage, tolerates wide range of conditions, good liriope replacement.

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Carex grayi

Carex grayi

Common Name: Bur sedge, Grays sedge

Carex grayi is a cool season grass with semi-evergreen light green, grass-like foliage. Interesting spiked seed heads develop and remain in the winter. This plant prefers full sun, will tolerate some shade, in moist to wet conditions. It thrive…

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Carex hystericina

Carex hystericina

Common Name: Porcupine sedge

A marginal aquatic for use in a variety of wet areas with fertile soil. Provides shelter and food for wildlife. 

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Carex laxiculmis

Carex laxiculmis

Common Name: Creeping sedge

A perfect moist woodland groundcover, this carex forms a mat of wide blue green, semi-evergreen foliage. This straight species provides every bit of blue color many named selections are known for, yet maintains genetic diversity. A food source for …

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Carex lurida

Carex lurida

Common Name: Lurid sedge

Excellent plant for wetland restoration, interesting seed heads make it a good choice for ornamental ponds. 

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Carex molesta

Carex molesta

Common Name: Field oval sedge

Adaptable, often found in areas that have been disturbed. Important food source for wildlife. 

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Carex muskingumensis

Carex muskingumensis

Common Name: Palm sedge

This distinctive sedge resembles a miniature palm. Slow, creeping.

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Carex muskingumensis 'Oehme'

Carex muskingumensis 'Oehme'

Common Name: Palm sedge

Similar to the species, but with a clear gold border. Named for Wolfgang Oehme, famed landscape architect.

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Carex pennsylvanica

Carex pennsylvanica

Common Name: Pennsylvania sedge

Stoloniferous sod forming species for dry shade, one of the first to green up in the spring.

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Carex plantaginea

Carex plantaginea

Common Name: Seersucker sedge

Deep green foliage with a seersucker texture. Semi-evergreen. Limited supply.

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Carex platyphylla

Carex platyphylla

Common Name: Silver sedge

Clump forming, wide powder-blue leaves. Choice! Limited supply. 

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Carex radiata

Carex radiata

Common Name: Eastern star sedge

An ornamental sedge forming dense clumps of slender leaves. Important food source for insects and birds. 

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Carex rosea

Carex rosea

Common Name: Rosy sedge

Very tolerant of a wide range of soil conditions. Features softly arching leaves. 

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Carex stipata

Carex stipata

Common Name: Awl-fruited sedge

Common and very adaptable sedge, good choice for use in wetlands restoration.

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Carex stricta

Carex stricta

Common Name: Tussock sedge

This beautiful sedge deserves a spot in the ornamental water garden, great form. 

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Carex vulpinoidea

Carex vulpinoidea

Common Name: Fox sedge

Tough and adaptable, should be used in all wetlands restoration projects. 

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Cassia marilandica

Cassia marilandica

Common Name: American senna

Clear yellow blooms, accented with deep brown anthers are held above yellowish green, fine textured foliage. Prefers a rich, well-drained soil, but still performs well in clay. Excellent choice for open woods and moist meadows. Attractive, 4-in…

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Ceanothus americanus

Ceanothus americanus

Common Name: New Jersey tea

Multi-stemmed small shrub, with ornamental flowers, tolerates shade and dryness. 

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Chasmanthium latifolium

Chasmanthium latifolium

Common Name: Northern seaoates

Makes great sounds in the wind, attractive oat-like seed heads, self-sows where happy.

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Chelone glabra

Chelone glabra

Common Name: Turtlehead

Used by the Baltimore Checkerspot butterfly, flowers resemble a turtle's head. 

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Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips'

Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips'

Common Name: Pink turtlehead

Selected for its red stems, beautiful in wet meadows and at pond's edge. 

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Chrysogonum virginianum

Chrysogonum virginianum

Common Name: Golden star

Good ground cover for well drained shade. 

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Chrysogonum virginianum 'Allen Bush'

Chrysogonum virginianum 'Allen Bush'

Common Name: Golden star

More compact and floriferous, good ground cover for well drained shade. 

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Chrysogonum virginianum 'Superstar'

Chrysogonum virginianum 'Superstar'

Common Name: Golden star

A fine selection of chrysogonum offering multitudes of golden yellow flowers in the spring, and strong reblooming throughout late summer. Drought tolerant,  excellent ground cover.

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Chyrsopsis mariana

Chyrsopsis mariana

Common Name: Maryland golden star

A fall blooming species with a long bloom period and bright yellow flowers. 

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Clematis virginiana

Clematis virginiana

Common Name: Virgin's bower

This vine produces numerous showy clusters of white blossoms, seed provides equal ornamental appeal.

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Coreopsis articulata 'Nana'

Coreopsis articulata 'Nana'

Common Name: Mouse-eared coreopsis

Dark green, shiny foliage, loaded with orange/yellow flowers. Stoloniferous and reblooming. 

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Coreopsis lanceolata

Coreopsis lanceolata

Common Name: Lanceleaf tickseed

Thrives in poor, sandy, rocky soils. Tolerant of heat and drought. Hairy lance-shaped leaves remain low. One to two inch yellow ray flowers bloom atop slender, erect stems. 

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Coreopsis rosea

Coreopsis rosea

Common Name: Pink tickseed

Mauve pink flower, thread leafed, give it space, can be used as groundcover. 

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Coreopsis tripteris

Coreopsis tripteris

Common Name: Tall coreopsis

Dozens of single yellow flowers, very showy. Will reseed. 

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Coreopsis verticillata

Coreopsis verticillata

Common Name: Thread leaf tickseed

Drought tolerant and carefree, great for combining with grasses. 

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Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'

Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'

Common Name: Thread leaf tickseed

Pale lemon yellow flower over dark green thread-like foliage, a perennial standard. 

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Coreopsis verticillata 'Zagreb'

Coreopsis verticillata 'Zagreb'

Common Name: Thread leaf tickseed

Golden yellow flower, compact and slightly shorter than Moonbeam, needs good drainage. 

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