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While we’re all waiting eagerly for spring to come, here’s some gorgeous color to feast our eyes upon.  These beautiful babies will be ready to go to our plant sale on Saturday, May 14th — we hope to see you there!

adiantum

Adiantum pedatum / Maidenhair Fern (NATIVE)

amsonia hub

Traffic-stopping fall color on Amsonia hubrichtii / Native Bluestar  (NATIVE)

anenome pocohantas

Japanese Anenome ‘Pocohontas’

carex everillo

Carex ‘Everillo’

delo fire wonder

Ice Plant / Delosperma ‘Fire Wonder’

dianthus kahori

Dianthus ‘Kahori’

dryopteris brilliance

Autumn fern / Dryopteris ‘Brilliance’

echinacea cheyenne spirit

Coneflower / Echinacea ‘Cheyenne Spirit’  (native cultivar)

Coneflower / Echinacea ‘Wild Berry’  (NATIVE)

Button Eryngo / Eryngium yucci  (NATIVE)

deschampia flexuosa

Deschampia flexuosa (NATIVE) for dry shade

festuca blue

Festuca ‘Beyond Blue’ is a great ground cover for sun

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Cranesbill Geranium ‘Rozanne’  (native cultivar)

helenium salsa

Sneezeweed / Helenium ‘Salsa’  (NATIVE)

helianthus

Helianthus ‘Sunshine Daydream’ — like a hardy dahlia!  (NATIVE)

heuchera zipper

Gorgeous ruffles of Coral Bells / Heuchera ‘Zipper’  (native cultivar)

heuchera_frostedviolet

Coral Bells / Heuchera ‘Frosted Violet’  (native cultivar)

 

hibiscus robert fleming

Deep read flowers on this drawf hardy Hibiscus ‘Robert Fleming’  (native cultivar)

muhlenbergia undaunted

Gorgeous pink seed heads on drawf Pink Muhly grass / Muhlenbergia ‘Undaunted’  (NATIVE)

monarda

A more restrained bee balm / Monarda bradburiana  (NATIVE)

penstemon closeup

Beardtongue / Penstemon ‘Red Riding Hood’   (native cultivar)

phloxbluemoon

Woodland phlox / Phlox ‘Blue Moon’ is fragrant!  (NATIVE)

pycathemum muticum

Native Mountain mint / Pycanthemum muticum (NATIVE)

silene

Wherry’s Catchfly / Silene caroliniana is a great native alternative to dianthus  (NATIVE)

thermopsis

Thermopsis ‘Sophia’ blooms with the tulips in early spring

tradescantia sweet kate

Virginia spiderwort / Tradescantia ‘Sweet Kate (NATIVE)

zizia aurea

Golden zizia / Zizia aurea (NATIVE) loves a damp spot

verbena

Verbena ‘Homestead Purple’ (native cultivar)

vernonia

a dwarf Ironweed / Vernonia ‘Iron Butterfly’ (NATIVE)

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