Borders are not complete without an old standout classic variety. Immaculee is such a variety with its large bowl-shaped white flowers that emit a lovely scent when the blossoms open in early summer . Herbaceous peonies are easy to grow
Altogether attractive white-edged sport makes a sleek graceful impression. 10-tall mounding evergreen produces undulating swathes of fluttering white grasslike leaves. Sedge cultivar reprises parent Evergolds same tidy habit producing arcing sleek foliagewith snow-white edges and a green center. Easy to
Lavender flowers intense blue-green leaves are bordered in bright gold. Holds well in the garden right up to first frost.
Just as the rest of the garden is taking on a sleepy look along comes this lively beauty and puts on a fireworks show of color. This prolific bloomer makes an astounding display of dense clusters of small reddish-russet blooms
The soft feathery plumes of these astilbes are a welcome sight in spring and will brighten any shady space. Clumps form rapidly with glossy deep green lacy foliage that makes an excellent ground cover. Best grown in drifts with heucheras
Flower power-house! Hellebore winter Thriller Grape Galaxy produces very large 3 ? purple flowers spotted with dark purple flecks on every flower. Once established Grape Galaxy can have over 50 flowers in bloom at once! Strong stems hold the flowers
A remarkable rose that’s widely adaptable combining winter hardiness with heat tolerance. Bright crimson-red blooms that stand out from a distance are full-bodied each with tight clusters of 80 petals. Warm old rose fragrance peaks when blooms are fully open.
This summer-long flower show combines Oriental Tiger Asiatic Trumpet and species type lilies. Their transitional flowering times and array of sizes and colors ensure a summer filled with lilies. Colors from pure white to hot pink including bicolors and spotted.
Sense-spinning Japanese hybrid dazzles with exquisite large lightly fragrant 5-7 white blossoms. Striking blooms are exquisitely detailed. Blushing magenta accents on the blossoms margins and reverse side resembles the art of a virtuoso oriental watercolorist. Delicate petals gracefully unfurl revealing
Massed in a border Princess Kates open-throated bell-shaped white blooms with scarlet throats suggest a floral Hallelujah! chorus. Glorious new clematis produces nodding bell-shaped flaring 2.25-long white flowers with pointed petals and scarlet-stained reverse side. Petals encircle rich plum-toned stamens
Landscapes planted in mass with burgundy and white Swan are breathtaking. Blossoms are long lasting as cut flowers and provide early season garden interest. Columbine is deer resistant too.
An outstanding vigorous double flowering apricot strain! Helleborus Amber Gem blooms are gorgeous double blooms saturated in yellow and brushed with red. Winter-blooming favorites hellebores naturalize quickly and spread out in moist woodland areas: creating gentle bursts of needed color
Welcome a new dimension in the land of flowers. Like a foxglove from a particularly lovely dream this cross of digitalis (foxglove) and isoplexis (a foxglove cousin) is a marvel of color and shape. Blooming from summer to fall heavily-branched
Our own blend of white sky and deep purple-blue delphiniums. Tall sturdy floriferous plants topped with sturdy spikes make music in the cottage garden. We find this selection especially elegant the plants staying upright and stems dependably strong. Extra-floriferous these
Summer Storm’s huge pink 8-10″ flowers seduce the eye with their color refined details and luscious dark wine-purple foliage. The outsized flowers with delicate rose veins radiating from the deep red eye burst into bloom in mid-summer and flower continuously
A wonderful compact form of the classic orange-scarlet Oriental poppy. With very stiff stems it has the same big silky blossoms that everyone loves in the old varieties but it’s in better scale with today’s more compact perennials. A terrific
Astilbes are renowned for their magical impact in shady borders and woodland settings. This is the finest red astilbe we astilbe-aficionados have come across. Unleashes a long-running spectacular of tiny scarlet-red flowers held in arcing pluming lacy panicles. Blooming from
Sarah Bernhardt has superb globe-shaped double flowers that turn pale pink to blush. Of added interest are the light speckling with carmine overtones. Once planted peonies resent root disturbance. Tops die back in the fall.
Large blooms in deep burgundy-maroon almost black color appear in late summer to add more pizzazz in the perennial garden. Blooms are 10 inches wide glossy with black center veined with bright yellow pollen for contrast. Plants are 4 feet
Remarkable red yarrow shines bright in the garden and as a cut flower too. The large flower heads open bright pink and turn cherry red as they mature. Remove spent flowers for a late summer rebloom.