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Our selection of perennial flowers represents the most tried and true varieties we know of. Whether it’s a classic flower that added color and beauty to your grandmother's garden or a smartly-bred plant with improved disease resistance, you can be sure that we've paid special attention to its overall ease of care.

PERENNIAL PLANTS

Plant a perennial once and be rewarded with blooms that return year after year! As they mature and become established in your garden, they’ll also become more self-sufficient, needing less watering and care than annual flowers. Best of all, perennials deliver an increasing number of blooms with each passing year, making them a truly great garden investment .

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Plant an amusement park of flowering wonders with these unique perennials! Chosen for their unusual blooms, exotic foliage and striking growth habits, these plants will inspire compliments and admiration from friends and neighbors.

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flower Ornamental Grass

Low-maintenance visual appeal that lasts all year long. Ornamental Grasses deliver texture, variety, and beauty to the garden. Easy to grow and maintain, grasses add interest to a garden by changing with the seasons.

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Native plants grow with ease in your garden - no garden is complete without them! Fill your garden with tough, beautiful flowers while offering essential support for native pollinators.

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Milkweed

Milkweed (sometimes called Butterfly Weed) is the native wildflower responsible for the biggest, cooperative pollinator rescue effort North America has ever seen.

A special thanks to gardeners everywhere who have joined in to help save the Monarch Butterfly by planting milkweed!

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BROWSE PERENNIALS BY CATEGORY

Our selection of perennial flowers represents the most tried and true varieties we know of. Whether it’s a classic flower that added color and beauty to your grandmother's garden or a smartly-bred plant with improved disease resistance, you can be sure that we've paid special attention to its overall ease of care.

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  1. Lady's Mantle in rock garden

    Lady‚s Mantle is a classic beauty long cherished for velvety, scallop-edged foliage and chartreuse blooms. Growing in soft mounds, the light green to olive foliage is ignored b...

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    Lady's Mantle Lady's Mantle Alchemilla mollis
    As low as $13.32 Sale $9.99
    Per Plant - 3" Pot
    Lady's Mantle is a classic beauty long cherished for velvety, scallop-edged foliage and chartreuse blooms. Growing in soft mounds, the light green to olive foliage is ignored by deer and rabbits. Sprays of loosely clustered flowers create an airy halo above the plants in late spring and early summer. Lady's Mantle makes a lush groundcover and easy complement many other perennials. With a luxuriously soft, touchable texture, tuck these plants into a cottage gardens or grow at the edge of a path. (Alchemilla mollis)
  2. Wild Orange Tiger Lily

    Injecting energy into the late-season garden, Orange Tiger Lily is easy to grow and a magnet for pollinators. Freckled tangerine flowers grow in a mass atop the tall, slender stems, ...

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    Orange Tiger Lily Orange Tiger Lily Lilium lancifolium, Lilium tigrinum
    As low as $13.32 Sale $9.99
    Per Bag of 3
    Injecting energy into the late-season garden, Orange Tiger Lily is easy to grow and a magnet for pollinators. Freckled tangerine flowers grow in a mass atop the tall, slender stems, beckoning to butterflies. Demure downward-facing petals curve back on themselves, protecting its pollen from rain. Orange Tiger Lilies efficiently spreads in the garden, creating large clusters and bountiful blooms over time. (Lilium lancifolium)
  3. Gracieuse Japanese Iris

    The elegant blooms of ‚Gracieuse‚ Japanese Iris call to mind prized orchids as they float gracefully on tall stems. Blooming from early to mid-summer, flowers have white ...

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    Gracieuse Japanese Iris Gracieuse Japanese Iris Iris ensata Gracieuse
    As low as $18.65 Sale $13.99
    Per Bag of 3
    The elegant blooms of 'Gracieuse' Japanese Iris call to mind prized orchids as they float gracefully on tall stems. Blooming from early to mid-summer, flowers have white petals that darken to an ethereal purple-blue at the edges, with delicate yellow brushstrokes at the center. Plant this beauty near water features where soil stays consistently moist, and delight in the luminous blooms and graceful foliage. All season, arching leaves form an attractive backdrop for neighboring plants. (Iris ensata)
  4. Summer Sun Heliopsis

    With a versatile compact form and bold color, ‘Summer Sun’ Heliopsis blooms abundantly from summer through early fall. Butterflies and native bees adore the double daisy-...

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    Summer Sun Heliopsis Summer Sun False Sunflower Heliopsis helianthoides Summer Sun
    As low as $9.32 Sale $6.99
    Per Plant - 3" Pot
    With a versatile compact form and bold color, ‘Summer Sun’ Heliopsis blooms abundantly from summer through early fall. Butterflies and native bees adore the double daisy-like blooms with sunny yellow ray petals and a red-orange center, and birds love the seed heads. Flowers are produced on sturdy stems, excellent for cutting, while coarse dark purple-green foliage provides a contrast to sunny blooms. This long-blooming, drought-tolerant perennial is a native cultivar selected for its compact habit and heat tolerance. (Heliopsis helianthoides)
  5. Radiant Glow Coral Bells Collection
Caramel Coral Bells Image Courtesy of Walter's Garden Inc

    Our Radiant Low-Grow Coral Bells Collection shines year-round with richly hued foliage, providing attractive evergreen groundcover in shaded gardens and containers. In summer, flower...

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    Radiant Low-Grow Coral Bells Collection Radiant Glow Coral Bells Collection Heuchera
    As low as $62.65 Sale $46.99
    Per Collection of 4
    Our Radiant Low-Grow Coral Bells Collection shines year-round with richly hued foliage, providing attractive evergreen groundcover in shaded gardens and containers. In summer, flower spikes feature dainty, bell-shaped blooms. Our Low-Grow Collections are perfect for transforming your yard from lawn to flowers, a few square feet at a time! Coral Bells are highly adaptable and deserve a place in every garden. Plant below taller perennials, as edging for a garden border, or as a no-mow lawn alternative. Collection of 4 or 12 plants.
  6. Fragrant Low Grow Plant Collection

    Delight all of your senses with our Fragrant Low-Grow Plant Collection. Elegant perennials and groundcovers feature a beautiful variety of flower forms that attract pollinators. Frag...

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    Fragrant Low-Grow Plant Collection Fragrant Low-Grow Plant Collection
    As low as $35.99 Sale $26.99
    Per Collection of 4
    Delight all of your senses with our Fragrant Low-Grow Plant Collection. Elegant perennials and groundcovers feature a beautiful variety of flower forms that attract pollinators. Fragrant foliage invites visitors to reach out and discover the scents, while deterring critters from encroaching on the garden. Our Low-Grow Collections are perfect for transforming your yard from lawn to flowers, a few square feet at a time! Plant below taller perennials, as edging for a garden border, or as a no-mow lawn alternative. Collection of 4 or 12 plants.
  7. Fizzy Pop Low Grow Plant Collection

    Our Fizzy Pop Low-Grow Plant Collection pairs bright pops of color with spiky ornamental grass for year-round interest. These beautiful, compact, drought-tolerant perennials will hol...

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    Fizzy Pop Low-Grow Plant Collection Fizzy Pop Low-Grow Plant Collection
    As low as $35.99 Sale $26.99
    Per Collection of 4
    Our Fizzy Pop Low-Grow Plant Collection pairs bright pops of color with spiky ornamental grass for year-round interest. These beautiful, compact, drought-tolerant perennials will hold their colorful blooms even in the hottest summer sun. Our Low-Grow Collections are perfect for transforming your yard from lawn to flowers, a few square feet at a time! Plant below taller perennials, as edging for a garden border, or as a no-mow lawn alternative. Collection of 4 or 12 plants.
  8. Spicy Summer Sun Low Grow Plant Collection

    Serve up some saturated color with our Spicy Summer Sun Low-Grow Plant Collection. These four hardy, drought-tolerant perennials show off bright and beautiful blooms in warm shades o...

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    Spicy Summer Sun Low-Grow Plant Collection Spicy Summer Sun Low-Grow Plant Collection
    As low as $38.65 Sale $28.99
    Per Collection of 4
    Serve up some saturated color with our Spicy Summer Sun Low-Grow Plant Collection. These four hardy, drought-tolerant perennials show off bright and beautiful blooms in warm shades of red and gold, and they thrive under the hot summer sun. Delicate lacy foliage adds a soft texture to the garden. Our Low-Grow Collections are perfect for transforming your yard from lawn to flowers, a few square feet at a time! Plant below taller perennials, as edging for a garden border, or as a no-mow lawn alternative. Collection of 4 or 12 plants.
  9. Native Shade Low Grow Plant Collection

    Our Native Shade Low-Grow Plant Collection features native perennial flowers inspired by the natural beauty of a woodland edge. Enjoy the soft textures and colors of these resilient,...

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    Native Shade Low-Grow Plant Collection Native Shade Low-Grow Plant Collection
    As low as $45.32 Sale $33.99
    Per Collection of 4
    Our Native Shade Low-Grow Plant Collection features native perennial flowers inspired by the natural beauty of a woodland edge. Enjoy the soft textures and colors of these resilient, easy-to-grow groundcovers that thrive in shaded areas. Our Low-Grow Collections are perfect for transforming your yard from lawn to flowers, a few square feet at a time! Plant below taller perennials, as edging for a garden border, or as a no-mow lawn alternative. Collection of 4 or 12 plants.
  10. Stormy Shade Low Grow Plant Collection
Black Scallop Ajuga Image Courtesy of  Walter's Gardens Inc

    Our Stormy Shade Low-Grow Plant Collection features a cool and contemporary color palette with silvery foliage and blue blooms. Hardy perennial groundcovers and textural ferns create...

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    Stormy Shade Low-Grow Plant Collection Stormy Shade Low-Grow Plant Collection
    As low as $39.99 Sale $29.99
    Per Collection of 4
    Our Stormy Shade Low-Grow Plant Collection features a cool and contemporary color palette with silvery foliage and blue blooms. Hardy perennial groundcovers and textural ferns create a tapestry of texture beneath trees and shrubs, and brighten shady areas in the garden. Our Low-Grow Collections are perfect for transforming your yard from lawn to garden, a few square feet at a time! Plant below taller perennials, as edging for a garden border, or as a no-mow lawn alternative. Collection of 4 or 12 plants.
  11. Bright Creeping Phlox Collection

    Our Bright Creeping Phlox Collection offers a colorful quilt-like groundcover to dress up the early spring garden. Cushiony mats of fine-textured foliage burst into bloom, blanketing...

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    Bright Creeping Phlox Collection Bright Creeping Phlox Collection Phlox
    As low as $31.99 Sale $23.99
    Per Collection of 4
    Our Bright Creeping Phlox Collection offers a colorful quilt-like groundcover to dress up the early spring garden. Cushiony mats of fine-textured foliage burst into bloom, blanketing the garden in star-shaped flowers and attracting pollinators. Lovely planted along a walkway, tucked among the boulders of a rock garden, or cascading over a rock wall or the edge of a planter. Collection of 4 or 12 plants.
  12. Checkerboard Low-Grow Lavender Collection

    Our Checkerboard Low-Grow Lavender Collection features contrasting white and purple blooms for creativity in your container or garden design. Sun-loving Lavender is ideal for dry soi...

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    Checkerboard Low-Grow Lavender Collection Checkerboard Low-Grow Lavender Collection Lavandula
    As low as $47.99 Sale $35.99
    Per Collection of 4
    Our Checkerboard Low-Grow Lavender Collection features contrasting white and purple blooms for creativity in your container or garden design. Sun-loving Lavender is ideal for dry soils, with elegant, fragrant flowers and foliage that will draw pollinators. Our Low-Grow Collections are perfect for transforming your yard from lawn to flowers, a few square feet at a time! Plant below taller perennials, as edging for a garden border, or as a no-mow lawn alternative. Collection of 4 or 12 plants.
  13. Halo Sky Blue Tufted Violet flower bloom

    Highly fragrant ‚Halo Sky Blue‚ Tufted Violets feature soft periwinkle blue and sunny yellow petals above scalloped foliage. Early spring flowers start the garden season ...

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    Halo Sky Blue Tufted Violet Halo Sky Blue Violet PP#24541 Viola cornuta Halo Sky Blue PP#24541
    As low as $7.99 Sale $5.99
    Per Plant - 3" Pot
    Highly fragrant 'Halo Sky Blue' Tufted Violets feature soft periwinkle blue and sunny yellow petals above scalloped foliage. Early spring flowers start the garden season off with a burst of color, perfect for containers or the front row of garden beds in full to part shade. These low-maintenance perennial Violets bloom until fall, and will return after year for easy garden charm. (Viola cornuta)
  14. Bradbury's Beebalm with pollinator

    Bradbury‚s Bee Balm is a versatile variety of beloved native Monarda, with light flowers, a compact habit, and disease resistance to set it apart. Standing atop dark purple ste...

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    Bradbury's Bee Balm Bradbury's Bee Balm Monarda bradburiana
    As low as $13.32 Sale $9.99
    Per Plant - 3" Pot
    Bradbury's Bee Balm is a versatile variety of beloved native Monarda, with light flowers, a compact habit, and disease resistance to set it apart. Standing atop dark purple stems, pale lilac-pink blooms are composed of a ring of tubular flowers, often speckled with purple spots. Plants bloom in mid-spring, earlier than other Bee Balm species, with fragrant flowers attracting hummingbirds, butterflies, and bumblebees. This drought-tolerant native will naturally spread in full sun to part shade locations. Thanks to its resistance to powdery mildew, deer, and rabbits, Bradbury’s Bee Balm is an easy-to-grow addition to a naturalized garden or meadow. (Monarda bradburiana)
  15. Tall Meadow Rue

    With its large size and fine texture, Tall Meadow Rue is a great deer-resistant native perennial for naturalizing in wildflower gardens, meadows, and open woodland gardens. Purple st...

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    Tall Meadow Rue Tall Meadow Rue, Purple Meadow Rue Thalictrum dasycarpum
    As low as $11.99 Sale $8.99
    Per Plant - 3" Pot
    With its large size and fine texture, Tall Meadow Rue is a great deer-resistant native perennial for naturalizing in wildflower gardens, meadows, and open woodland gardens. Purple stems hold fern-like foliage and sprays of white flowers that open in late spring to early summer, attracting native bees. Tall Meadow Rue thrives in moist, loamy soils in full sun to part shade. This towering beauty works well at the back of borders or meadows, or planted along a fence or building, and looks particularly impactful when mass planted. (Thalictrum dasycarpum)
  16. Burning Hearts Heliopsis, close up of flower bloom

    Pairing purple-tinged foliage with bi-color blooms, ‘Burning Hearts’ Heliopsis provides major impact and long-lasting color in the garden. Blooming from mid-summer throug...

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    Burning Hearts Heliopsis Burning Hearts False Sunflower Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra Burning Hearts
    As low as $9.32 Sale $6.99
    Per Plant - 3" Pot
    Pairing purple-tinged foliage with bi-color blooms, ‘Burning Hearts’ Heliopsis provides major impact and long-lasting color in the garden. Blooming from mid-summer through early fall, golden yellow flowers have a fiery red-orange center atop contrasting purple stems, making a unique cut flower. Bees and butterflies frequent the flowers, while songbirds feast on seeds. Tolerant to heat and humidity, ‘Burning Hearts’ is an excellent native cultivar for hot climates. (Heliosis helianthoides)
  17. Cloud Nine Tall Switchgrass

    ‘Cloud Nine’ Tall Switchgrass, the tallest switchgrass cultivar available, is an easy-to-grow, award-winning native cultivar. Upright, blue-green foliage is topped with a...

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    Cloud Nine Switchgrass Cloud Nine Switchgrass Panicum virgatum Cloud Nine
    As low as $15.99 Sale $11.99
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    ‘Cloud Nine’ Tall Switchgrass, the tallest switchgrass cultivar available, is an easy-to-grow, award-winning native cultivar. Upright, blue-green foliage is topped with a cloud of airy seed panicles in mid-to-late-summer. Foliage and seeds turn a lovely golden hue in autumn, and ‘Cloud Nine’ stands tall through the winter months, providing shelter and food for songbirds. Highly adaptable, it tolerates a wide range of soil conditions. Make a statement in your garden and grow a habitat-friendly garden! (Panicum virgatum)
  18. Corolla Deep Rose Primrose

    A delightfully showy and easy-to-grow variety, Corolla™ ‚Deep Rose‚ Primrose welcomes spring with cheerful blooms. It starts as a low-growing rosette of bright green le...

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    Corolla Deep Rose Primrose Corolla Deep Rose Primrose Primula denticulata Corolla Deep Rose
    As low as $10.65 Sale $7.99
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    A delightfully showy and easy-to-grow variety, Corolla™ 'Deep Rose' Primrose welcomes spring with cheerful blooms. It starts as a low-growing rosette of bright green leaves. In mid-spring, pompom-shaped flower clusters appear on sturdy stems. Individual flowers have scalloped magenta petals and yellow eyes, creating bold pops of much-needed color to brighten the early-season garden. Ideal for shade and small space gardens. (Primula denticulata)
  19. Archer's Gold Creeping Thyme

    Attractive, fragrant, and flavorful, ‚Archer‚s Gold‚ Lemon Creeping Thyme combines good looks with delightful lemony scent and flavor. In summer, the low-growing go...

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    Archer's Gold Creeping Thyme Archer's Gold Creeping Thyme Thymus citriodorus Archer's Gold
    As low as $13.32 Sale $9.99
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    Attractive, fragrant, and flavorful, 'Archer's Gold' Lemon Creeping Thyme combines good looks with delightful lemony scent and flavor. In summer, the low-growing gold-and-green foliage is covered with pale purple flowers abuzz with pollinators. Planted as an edging along walkways or between stepping stones, this tough plant will tolerate light foot traffic and release a citrus aroma with every step. Or, plant in a kitchen garden or container so you can snip a sprig or two to enliven culinary creations. (Thymus citriodorus)
  20. Rocky Road Violet Blue Creeping Phlox

    In spring, when most plants are just waking up from their winter slumber, ‚Rocky Road Violet Blue‚ Creeping Phlox is blanketed with sky-blue blooms. Long-lasting flowers ...

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    Rocky Road Violet Blue Creeping Phlox Rocky Road Violet Blue Creeping Phlox PP#32288 Phlox x Rocky Road Violet Blue PP#32288
    As low as $13.32 Sale $9.99
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    In spring, when most plants are just waking up from their winter slumber, 'Rocky Road Violet Blue' Creeping Phlox is blanketed with sky-blue blooms. Long-lasting flowers help to feed the bees and other pollinators when little else is in bloom. An exceptionally drought-tolerant variety, this native cultivar thrives in rocky soil and on slopes. Easy-to-grow and deer-resistant, Creeping Phlox readily spreads to form a dense, lush mat of foliage for attractive groundcover all season. (Phlox subulata)
  21. Pollinators on Purple Prairie Clover

    Purple Prairie Clover is a beautiful yet rugged perennial for dry, sunny pollinator gardens, giving long-lasting color and airy texture. On tall wiry stems, purple blooms open in rin...

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    Purple Prairie Clover Purple Prairie Clover Dalea purpurea
    As low as $13.32 Sale $9.99
    Per Plant - 3" Pot
    Purple Prairie Clover is a beautiful yet rugged perennial for dry, sunny pollinator gardens, giving long-lasting color and airy texture. On tall wiry stems, purple blooms open in rings around dense cone-shaped heads, while narrow leaflets add fine texture to the garden. Purple Prairie Clover flowers attract a variety of native bees, butterflies, and beneficial insects. This drought-tolerant native wildflower is perfect for naturalized plantings, rock gardens, or enhancing soils in native plantings. (Dalea purpurea)
  22. Sweet Woodruff, close up

    Sweet Woodruff is a vigorous, attractive, shade-loving groundcover. It produces whorls of emerald green foliage around its stems. Plants naturalize conditions to form a dense, low-gr...

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    Sweet Woodruff Sweet Woodruff Galium odoratum
    As low as $13.32 Sale $9.99
    Per Plant - 3" Pot
    Sweet Woodruff is a vigorous, attractive, shade-loving groundcover. It produces whorls of emerald green foliage around its stems. Plants naturalize conditions to form a dense, low-growing mat, making a great groundcover for shaded gardens and beneath shrubs and trees. Sweet Woodruff is blanketed with tiny fragrant white flowers that form in loose clusters in early to mid-spring, attracting bees and other pollinators. Decorative foliage becomes highly fragrant as it dries. (Galium odoratum)
  23. Blue Flag Versicolor Iris

    The gorgeous blooms of Blue Flag Iris are a delight in the spring garden. This robust native perennial’s brilliant blue-violet flowers open early to mid-spring atop sturdy stem...

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    Blue Flag Iris Blue Flag Iris Iris versicolor
    As low as $18.65 Sale $13.99
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    The gorgeous blooms of Blue Flag Iris are a delight in the spring garden. This robust native perennial’s brilliant blue-violet flowers open early to mid-spring atop sturdy stems, while the arching blue-green foliage adds texture. Watch for bumblebees and long-horned bees on the blooms, as well as the occasional butterfly or hummingbird. Plants can grow in standing water, and perform well in average to wet garden soil. (Iris versicolor)
  24. Gerald Darby Iris, close up of flowers

    ‘Gerald Darby’ Iris pairs stunning foliage and vivid blooms for unmatched color in the garden. A painterly purple tint adds a striking contrast to emerging foliage, fadin...

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    Gerald Darby Iris Gerald Darby Iris Iris x robusta Gerald Darby
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    ‘Gerald Darby’ Iris pairs stunning foliage and vivid blooms for unmatched color in the garden. A painterly purple tint adds a striking contrast to emerging foliage, fading away to green in summer. Showy blue-violet flowers are held on dark purple stems, blooming early to mid-spring. This native hybrid Iris thrives in wet soil, so plant it in a water garden, bog garden, or let it naturalize along the edge of a stream or pond. (Iris x robusta)
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