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  1. $9.98

    Sale: $4.99

    Per Plant - 2.5" pot

    Daisy like blooms with scarlet red petals with yellow tips. The Blanket Flower Goblin is the number one choice perennial Gaillardia hybrid for gardens. Blooms all summer for continuous vibrant color. (Gaillardia) Learn More →
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    Per Plant - 2.5" pot

    May Night is the top signature Salvia, with famous deep blue/purple blooms. A big favorite. Perennial plant of the year in 1997. (Salvia nemorosa) Learn More →
  3. $11.98

    Sale: $5.99

    Per Plant - 2.5" pot

    Excellent low growing Dwarf Aster Wood's Blue is one of the big favorites among the short asters. Wonderful for edging or the front of the border with fine textured foliage to contrast with the dense flowers. (Aster) Learn More →
  4. $19.98

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    Per Plant - 2.5" pot

    Karley Rose is the most famous Fountain Grass for its highly-decorative, rose purple plumes. This Fountain Grass will create additional interest in the garden by evolving in seasons while the rest of your garden may be resting. PP#12909 (Pennisetum orientale) Learn More →
  5. $11.98

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    Per Plant - 2.5" pot

    Dwarf Aster Wood's Pink The favorite dwarf pink aster, easy and dependably hardy. Great color on short plants. (Aster) Learn More →
  6. $11.98

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    Per Plant - 2.5" pot

    Clump forming Violet Rebecca ushers in a spectacular bi-colored look, this low growing perennial spreads to form an attractive ground cover. Violets are great for spring color. (Viola cornuta) Learn More →
  7. $10.98

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    Per Plant - 3.5" pot

    Elijah Blue is one of the most popular, no fuss ornamental grasses, low growing in tight mounds, great for border plantings and adding texture. Blue green clumps. (Festuca glauca) Learn More →
  8. $10.98

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    Per Plant - 2.5" pot

    Lavender Jean Davis has soft pink flowers that set it apart from the crowd. Planted with other lavender, it makes a beautiful color drift. Use it in rock gardens, containers, and perennial beds. A sunny location with well-drained soil is all you need for this unique plant. (Lavandula angustifolia) Learn More →
  9. $9.98

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    Per Plant - 2.5" pot

    The brilliant hue of Palace Purple is a now famous Heuchera, this variety of Coral Bells provides both beautiful foliage and flowers. To 18" tall. (Heuchera micrantha) Learn More →
  10. $11.98

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    Per Plant - 2.5" pot

    This shorter variety of Bee Balm bursts with deep, scarlet blooms in summer. Fireball is a hummingbird magnet and is perfect for a border garden or containers. (Monarda) Learn More →
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    Per Plant - 2.5" pot

    Dwarf Stonecrop Angelina is an evergreen mat of needle-like foliage in chartreuse with tips turning reddish-orange in fall. Drought tolerant. PPAF (Sedum reflexum) Learn More →
  12. Starting at $22.98

    Sale: $11.49

    Per Bag of 3

    Re-Blooming Daylily Stella D'Oro is great for edging the front of the garden. These compact plants have rich, golden yellow blooms all summer long. Easy to grow and adaptable. (Hemerocallis) Learn More →
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    Per Plant - 3" pot

    Stunning, purple and white blooms will fill the garden with their sweet fragrance all summer long. Great for the front of the garden or containers. (Dianthus barbarini) Learn More →
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    Per Plant - 2.5" pot

    Lavender Anouk has dark purple flowerheads topped with delicate mauve-lilac flags. Sweetly fragrant, it’s perfect for containers or perennial beds. Pollinator friendly - deer and rabbits avoid it. Easily grown and long flowering, use ‘Anouk’ to perk up your summer garden. (Lavandula stoechas) Learn More →
  15. Starting at $19.98

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    The purple version of the ever-popular Stella D'Oro, this one has wide, lavender-purple petals. Blooms all summer, just like its namesake. (Hemerocallis) Learn More →
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    Per Plant - 2.5" pot

    Perfect for a border, container, or rock garden, this shorter variety of Lavender grows to be about 10-12” tall. The fragrant blooms attract butterflies and are deer resistant. (Lavandula angustifolia) Learn More →
  17. $29.98

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    Per Plant - 3.5" pot

    Mophead Hydrangea Everlasting Noblesse has lush blooms of lime green and white, with purple centers, producing showy flowers from spring until early fall. Everlasting Noblesse buds on new and old wood making it a low- to no-maintenance perennial. Create a charming display in your garden bed or containers. Enjoy the cut blooms in bouquets. (Hydrangea macrophylla) Learn More →
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    Per Plant - 3.5" pot

    Mophead Hydrangea Everlasting Ocean’s long-lived blooms change colors as they mature. Ruffled flowers begin as a soft pink and deepen in color, then the petals turn lime green with dark pink edges. Imagine all the cut flower possibilities, as each flower has all the colors of a bouquet. Since this Hydrangea produces buds from new and old wood no pruning is required. Plant in containers, or garden beds and enjoy all summer long. (Hydrangea macrophylla) Learn More →
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    Per Plant - 3.5" pot

    Sedum Purple Emperor has dusty pink flowers that turn to bronze over mounds of rich, purple-black leaves. (Sedum) Learn More →
  20. Starting at $9.98

    Sale: $4.99

    Per Plant - 3.5" pot

    Dwarf Stonecrop Dragon's Blood creates a carpet of red only 4 to 6 inches tall with vivid, starry flowers. (Sedum spurium) Learn More →
  21. Starting at $11.98

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    Per Plant - 2.5" pot

    Violet Columbine is a spectacular hybrid with columbine colors--rich blue with white. A heavy bloomer. (Viola cornuta) Learn More →
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    Violet Etain has lovely violet flowers with pale lemon yellow petals, edged in purple. Beautiful summer color. (Viola cornuta) Learn More →
  23. $15.98

    Sale: $7.99

    Per Plant - 3.5" pot

    Add bright color and texture to your shade garden with this gorgeous Japenese Sedge Grass. This ornamental grass is an evergreen, but won’t overtake your perennial garden. We recommend planting this taller variety towards the back of the garden as a wall of green color to set off your favorite shade-loving perennials. This variegated Japanese Sedge is deer resistant and prefers moist soil. Learn More →
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    Per Plant - 3.5" pot

    Blue Fescue Grass with its icy blue coloration is a clumping ornamental grass, its eye catching color holds its own in the heat of summer. Great for rock gardens, edging borders or mass planting as a groundcover. Drought tolerant once established. Learn More →
  25. $16.98

    Sale: $8.49

    Per Bag of 3

    A must-have for any Lily enthusiast, Magny Course’s unique blooms are deep pink with pure white borders. Like most Oriental Lilies, Magny Course is wonderfully fragrant and makes for amazing bouquets. A smaller variety, growing to be about 16” tall, we recommend planting this summer beauty in a border, small space, or even a container garden. The gorgeous blooms attract pollinators and are dependable, coming back year after year. Magny Course is also deer resistant, which is a great bonus for most gardeners. Learn More →
  26. $9.98

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    Per Plant - 2.5" pot

    Tango is a beautiful Agastache plant that attract butterflies, hummingbirds and bees to your garden. With its long lasting orange blooms, plant as a border or in containers for continuous color. Tango only reaches a height of 12” – 14” but blooms from early summer to fall. Add this beauty to any full sun garden. (Hyssop) Learn More →
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    Per Plant - 2.5" pot

    Agastache Bolero attract hummingbirds and butterflies to the garden, with its pink spike like flowers. Its drought tolerant once established and blooms from early summer to fall. It has licorice scented leaves which helps deter the deer from eating it. (Hyssop) Learn More →
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    Per Plant - 3" pot

    Agastache Little Adder PPAF produce long lasting purple spike flowers. Its more compact and blooms more flowers then most Agastache. Plant in a container in regions that its considered an annual for continuous seasonal color. (Hyssop) Learn More →
  29. $24.98

    Sale: $12.49

    Per Plant - 3" pot

    Huge peach colored leaves with silvery touches deepen and intensify to a rosy pink-purple in the fall. Georgia Peach coral bells is a must have for all shade to part sun gardens. Its unique color and texture provides added interest to a garden all season long. From its round mound foliage, it produces wiry stemmed pink bell shaped flowers that bloom for weeks. These attract hummingbirds and butterflies to the garden. Use as a border, in containers or for ground cover. (Heuchera)USPP#19375 Learn More →
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    Sale: $7.49

    Per Plant - 2.5" pot

    Sunset Snappy Gaillardia are a magnet for butterflies producing long lasting blooms that linger from early spring to fall. Also known as blanket flower, does best planted in hot dry gardens and is drought tolerant once established. Its bright cheerful red and yellow flowers attract butterflies and is deer resistant. (Gaillardia) Learn More →
  31. $14.98

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    Per Plant - 3" pot

    Long lasting festive Sunset Mexican PPAF Gaillardia boast bright yellow flowers with red centers. Plant in full sun and reap the rewards of multiple pollinators visiting your garden. Its deer resistant and is easy to grow. Enjoy blooms from early spring to fall. (Gaillardia) Learn More →
  32. $16.98

    Sale: $8.49

    Per Bag of 1

    Fire and Ice is a variegated Hosta, with pure white leaves with dark green edging. This hosta produces long lasting lavender blooms and is perfect for shade gardens. Plant as a border and or in containers for continuous color and texture. (Hosta) Learn More →
  33. $21.98

    Sale: $10.99

    Per Bag of 1

    Jurassic Park is very large Hosta with enormous green leaves. It produces long lasting light lavender spikey blooms in the summer. An easy to grow shade plant that makes a statement and its versatile enough to use as a border. (Hosta) Learn More →
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    Sale: $9.99

    Per Plant - 3.5" pot

    One of the earliest flowering grasses, the Red Head Fountain Grass remains attractive into late fall and winter. Once established its drought tolerant. It offers burgundy red plumes for texture and unique interest in sun loving gardens and or planted in containers. Its deer resistant and is an excellent cut flower. (Pennisetum alopecuriodes) Learn More →
  35. $14.98

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    Per Plant - 3" pot

    Bring low maintenance Lime Twister Sedum PPAF to your garden and be amazed with its compact habitat and coloring. It produces a hot pink bloom in late summer to fall from its variegated green and creamy white foliage. Lime Twister thrives in full sun and soil that is well drained. Its drought tolerant once established and looks lovely in rock gardens or containers. (Sedum) Learn More →
  36. $14.98

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    Per Plant - 3" pot

    Add a blanket of color with Firecracker Sedum PPAF as a ground cover to any rock garden, slope, patio or container. Its cherry red foliage intensifies throughout the season and never fades. Its as great way to control weeds because of its dense well branched shape and high bud counts. Plant firecracker in full sun and enjoy its pink blooms in summer to late fall. (Sedum) Learn More →
  37. $11.98

    Sale: $5.99

    Per Plant - 2.5" pot

    Halo Violet is a compact sweet smelling ground cover. At 8-10” tall it produces larger dark purple flowers than most violets. A heat tolerant Violet and deer resistant. Plant in full sun to part shade as a border or in containers. (Viola cornuta PP#24428) Learn More →
  38. $16.98

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    Per Bag of 3

    Tiny Sensations Asiatic Lily, is powerful despite its size. Its blossoms are a reddish orange with yellow speckled tips. This dwarf variety is great for containers, and borders. Plant in full sun and watch the butterflies visit this beauty. (Lillium) Learn More →
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    Oriental Firebolt Lily has a sweet fragrance that emanates from its large deep pinkish red flowers. This beauty is tall and statuesque. Growing up to 36” and producing an abundance of blossoms. It can take over 100 days for it to bloom, but when Firebolt opens up, it is a show worth waiting for. (Lillium) Learn More →
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    Growing Hosta Aureomarginata is easy. This hosta’s gorgeous, green and gold foliage is offset by elegant, lavender blooms in late summer. Aureomarginata’s evolving beauty makes it perfect for any shady or partially shady spot in the garden. For a unique twist plant in a container for a long lasting planter. (Hosta fortunei) Learn More →
  41. Starting at $21.98

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    Per Plant - 3" pot

    Coral Bells Berry Smoothie produces large, rose-pink to purple leaves, which maintain their vibrant color throughout the season. Small stems produce petite, pink bell-shaped flowers that bloom for weeks. Its round foliage adds great texture and color to full-shade to partial-shade gardens. Add to a border, plant in containers, or use for ground cover. (Heuchera)PP21871 Learn More →
  42. Starting at $14.98

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    Per Plant - 2.5" pot

    Lavender Platinum Blonde offers broad gray-green and cream variegated leaves that boast a sweet fragrance and purple-blue flowers. Due to its compact growth habit, Platinum Blonde is well suited to growing in containers. Prefers full sun and well-draining soils. (Lavendula angustifolia) Learn More →
  43. $19.98

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    Per Plant - 3" pot

    Anemone Fantasy Cinderella has sturdier, longer lasting blooms making it your new favorite cut flower. Pink petals that curve upward frame a yellow center creating a saucer effect. Pollinators are sure to visit your garden and enjoy this beauty. After flowering this anemone produces interesting white fluffy seadheads giving you two great cut flower seasons for your bouquets. (Anemone hybrida) Learn More →
  44. $26.98

    Sale: $13.49

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    Pink Chinese Astilbe Salmon Beauty has beautiful fern like foliage topped off with warm salmon colored plumes. Add this great addition to your shade garden or container on a shady patio. (Astilbe chinensis) Learn More →
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    Pink Chinese Astilbe Spring Break Party has eneregtic raspberry colored plumes that are a must have to brighten up your shade garden or patio. Spring Break Party is perfect for containers and makes a unique addition to bouquets. (Astilbe chinensis) Learn More →
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    Per Plant - 3" pot

    Bellflower Rapido Blue is a must have heavy bloomer that will add character and charm to your garden boarders and paths. Bell Flower Rapido Blue explodes in a mound of purple flowers up to four weeks earlier than the older "Clips" series. Plant in containers and add instant color to your patio with these upward facing bell shaped flowers. (Campanula carpatica) Learn More →
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    Per Plant - 3" pot

    Bellflower Rapido White has a profusion of white, open-bell shaped flowers that cover this compact plant from late spring all through summer. This bellfower is an improvement from the older "Clips" series, with flowers appearing up to four weeks earlier. Border your paths and walkways for a charming cottage look. Rapido White is perfect for small garden spaces or containers to spruce up your patio. (Campanula carpatica) Learn More →
  48. $17.98

    Sale: $8.99

    Per Plant - 3" pot

    Coral Bells Flores Sea is set apart from the rest with its hot-pink flowers that bloom from spring to early fall. Its silvery foliage has purple undersides, creating a unique base for this stand out perennial. Great in containers or as a border. (Heuchera) Learn More →

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