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LSU Tiger Fig

Ficus carica 'LSU Tiger'

LSU Tiger produces a large crop of large brown figs, with darker brown stripes, with good quality yellow to gold flesh and a partially closed eye. A recent LSU release from Dr. O'Rourke's breeding program at LSU. Item# 11850.

Grows To: 10'H X 10'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Magnolia Fig, Brunswick Fig

Ficus carica 'Brunswick'

Magnolia or Brunswick produces a good crop of medium to large bronze to purple figs with good quality pink to amber flesh with tiny seeds and open eye. The fruit ripens over a long season. Magnolia is considered a good choice for the drier portions of the South and Southwestern US. Item# 1113.

Grows To: 10'H x 12'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 16
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Mega Celeste Fig

Ficus carica 'Mega Celeste'

Imagine Celeste on steroids as Mega Celeste produces medium to large figs with a flavor nearly as rich and sweet as its namesake. The large pear shaped to turbinate figs have a dark violet skin with white flesh and a dark purplish-red pulp. The eye is small but open and the figs are resistant to spoiling and splitting. Mega Celeste is known to produce a breba crop. This is a likely, but as of yet unconfirmed, unofficial LSU release from Dr. O'Rourke's breeding program. Item# 9918.

Grows To: 10'H x 10'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
Pot Size: 2.25 inch T / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 ml
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Miracle Fruit, Miracle Berry

Synsepalum dulcificum

Talk about a tongue twister, these 1/2" bright red berries will make anything sour taste exceptionally sweet! Lemons, limes, and a multitude of other sour and hot foods will taste like candy for 30-60 minutes or more after eating just one of the Miracle Fruit berries. A delightful experience that you are not likely to soon forget. Item# 9582.

Grows To: 4-5'H+ x 3-4'W
Outdoor Light: AM sun, Light shade
Pot Size: 2.25 inch / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 ml
Currently In Stock: 4
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Large dense spikes of rich purplish pink tubular flowers are produced from spring to fall on this multiple award winning and highly rated perennial. Morello Agastache was selected for its dense, long lasting flower spikes, sturdy upright habit, and its exceptional vigor. This Agastache is a pollinator magnet that is well suited to the garden, landscape, and in containers. A heat and humidity tolerant perennial perfect for hot sunny locations with well-drained soils. Item# 11466

Grows To: 24-30"H x 18-24"W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
Pot Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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The finely textured blue-green  to deep green fragrant foliage of Narrow-Leaved Mountainmint is topped by large clusters of tiny light lavender to light pink tubular blooms in summer. An excellent choice for native pollinators like bees and butterflies. This tough low native seems to remain where you put it creating a clump forming perennial that is fairly tough and durable. Tolerant of wet and dry soil conditions. A good choice for a minty tea. Item# 10030.

Grows To: 2-3'H x 18-24''W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
Pot Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
Currently In Stock: 7
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Negronne Fig, Violette de Bourdeaux Fig

Ficus carica 'Negronne'

The rich, sweet acidic flavor of Negronne is delectable and nearly unmistakable. It produces small to medium sized, dark purplish black, pear shaped to turbinate figs with a deep red pulp and amber flesh. The small eye is closed making it resistant to spoiling and splitting. The ripe fruit is superb fresh but can be dried or preserved as well. Negronne may produce a breba crop in mild climates and is an excellent choice for all fig growing regions with excellent cold hardiness. The dwarf habit makes it a good choice for container culture as well. Item# 9906.

 
 
 
These will be ready by fall of 2018.
Grows To: 6-8'H x 6-8'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 37
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Olympian Fig

Ficus carica 'Olympian'

Introduced in 2014, the Olympian Fig produces truly huge purple skinned fruit with a very sweet red to purple flesh. Its cold hardy breba crop can ripen as early as May and is known to withstand temperatures into the teens. The plant itself is hardy down to zero degrees once well established. The Olympian Fig was discovered in Olympia, Washington and is a choice variety for cool climates as well as warmer regions. Item# 10831.

Grows To: 10'H x 10'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 26
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Pakistan Mulberry

Morus alba 'Pakistan', M. bombycis

Huge, 3-5" long mulberries, with a raspberry-like flavor. Mulberries are typically fast growing, medium sized trees with a natural umbrella shaped mature habit to 30' high and wide. We hope to have a few ready in late spring, 2012.  Item # 854.

Grows To: 30-50'H x 30-40'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun
Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 24
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Pawpaw

Asimina triloba

3-5" green-yellow fruit with banana custard-like flavor, some say they are best after being frozen. Produces fragrant purple flowers in spring. A small native, normally understory tree, and is the caterpillar host plant of the Zebra Swallowtail Butterfly. Seedling grown. Plant two different varieties or seedlings for pollination. Item# 786.

Grows To: 20'H x 20'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, AM sun in S regions
Pot Size: Quart / 30 fl.oz. / 887 ml
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Petite Negri Fig

Ficus carica 'Petite Negri'

The fruit of Petite Negri, which translates to the little black fig, is anything but little as it produces large to medium sized black to dark purple fruit with amber flesh and strawberry to purple pulp with excellent flavor. The Petite side is that this is a dwarf tree that is a good choice for containers and it is known to produce fruit even at a very young age. Item# 9293.

Grows To: 10'H x 10'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Pineapple Guava

Acca sellowiana, Feijoa sellowiana

A no-care evergreen shrub with silvery-green foliage and producing 1.5" lavender blooms with a large prominent boss of purplish-red stamens. The edible flowers are often followed by the tropical flavored guava-like fruit. For the best fruit production plant at least two different varieties or seedlings. Ours are grown from seed. Item# 1207.

Grows To: 8-12'H x 8-12'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
Pot Size: Quart / 30 fl.oz. / 887 ml
Currently In Stock: 4
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Pineapple Guava

Acca sellowiana, Feijoa sellowiana

A no-care evergreen shrub with silvery-green foliage and producing 1.5" lavender blooms with a large prominent boss of purplish-red stamens. The edible flowers are often followed by the tropical flavored guava-like fruit. For the best fruit production plant at least two different varieties or seedlings. Ours are grown from seed. Item# 10855.

Grows To: 8-12'H x 8-12'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
Pot Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Pink Blush Aloe

Aloe x 'Pink Blush'

A beautiful Aloe hybrid whose thick foliage is vibrantly edged and spotted with rosy pink that are topped by tall spikes of orange and yellow tubular flowers in summer. These beautiful low succulent rosettes make for an easy house plant or in a rockery or cactus garden. Item# 9350.

Grows To: 12-18''H x 12-18''W
Outdoor Light: Part sun, Part shade
Pot Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
Currently In Stock: 16
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Pink Five-leaf Akebia, Chocolate Vine

Akebia quinata 'Rosea'

Rosea is an uncommon selection of the Five-Leaf Akebia sporting spicily scented, pink to lavender flowers which open as the foliage emerges in early spring. A vigorous, twining semi-evergreen vine that is adaptable to a variety of site conditions and is pest and disease resistant. The flowers may be followed by 3-4" long purplish fruit. For the best fruit production it is best to plant two different varieties or seedlings and some recommend hand pollination to ensure fruit set. Item# 9046

Grows To: To 30'H
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade, Filtered shade
Pot Size: 4.5 inch R / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 8
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This a very easy and strong-growing, perennial vine with beautiful glossy leaves, exotic white and purple flowers, which are followed by large purple, rounded fruit, about the size of tangerines, with a nice flavor. Possum Purple is considered to be a self pollinating Passionfruit but having another cultivar for cross pollination may be beneficial as well. Item# 1191

Grows To: 12-24'H
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 14
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Clusters of maroon to purple, lightly fragrant flowers are produced in early spring among the newly emerging purple tinged foliage. The Five-leaf Akebia is an adaptable and vigorous, twining, semi-evergreen to deciduous vine with few pests or diseases. It can tolerate full sun to filtered shade and periodically moist to periodically dry soils equally well. The flowers may be followed by 3-4" long purplish fruit. For the best fruit production it is best to plant two different varieties or seedlings and some recommend hand pollination to ensure fruit set. Item# 11079

Grows To: To 30'H
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade, Filtered shade
Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 1
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Purple Haze Agastache, Hyssop

Agastache 'Purple Haze'

Moderately dense spikes of medium blue-purple short tubular nectar-rich flowers are held well above the deep green foliage from late spring-summer until fall on this vigorous and reliable Agastache. The flowers are excellent for bees and other pollinators including hummingbirds and butterflies. Purple Haze Agastache is more tolerant of wet winters than many of its Agastache rugosum/Agastache foeniculum like cousins according to North Creek Nurseries and has been a long-lived selection even in their zone 6 Pennsylvania winters. Well-drained sandy soils are still preferred for winter survival. Enjoy this clump-forming perennial in the garden and landscape as well as in containers. Image courtesy of North Creek Nurseries, all rights reserved. Item# 11714

Grows To: 24-36"H x 24-36"W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
Pot Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
Currently In Stock: 11
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Rounded clusters of raspberry colored buds open to 2" long tubular, nectar rich, raspberry wine colored flowers in summer. Raspberry Wine Monarda is a disease resistant selection with strongly fragrant, deer and rabbit resistant foliage that can be used to flavor teas. Bee Balm is a clump forming, slowly spreading perennial well suited to moist, well-drained soils in a sunny garden setting whether in the herb garden or in mass as an informal groundcover. Item# 11400

Grows To: 3-4'H x 2-3'W, space about 12-18" apart
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sun
Pot Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
Currently In Stock: 20
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Rosy Passionfruit, Passionvine

Passiflora platyloba

The fragrant pendant flowers of the Rosy Passionfruit are composed of green reflexed petals and sepals lightly to heavily speckled with burgundy and a large corona of deep purple filaments and the flowers are subtended by light green bracts that will create a balloon like effect when they enclose ripening fruit. The seeds of the round ripened fruit are surrounded by grape-flavored flesh. The Rosy Passionfruit is a tropical naturally evergreen tendrilled vine that may be best grown on a pergola or arbor where the dangling fragrant flowers can enjoyed throughout the growing season. Can be enjoyed as a container plant where not hardy. Item# 11625

Grows To: 12-15'H+
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade
Pot Size: 4.5 inch R / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 7
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Ruby Glow Passion Flower, Passionflower

Passiflora phoenicia 'Ruby Glow', P. x 'Ruby Glow', P. alata 'Ruby Glow', P. alata var phoenicia

The large deep purplish red petals of Ruby Glow Passionflower are topped with a halo of deep bluish purple filaments. A heady sweet fragrance fills the air when this beautiful passionvine is in flower and it may produce very large, up to 3"W x 5"L, yellow tropical fruit if the flowers are cross pollinated by another species, cultivar, or seedling passionflower. Ruby Glow is a vigorous growing, heat loving tropical vine that can reach 20'H under good conditions. Item# 631.

Grows To: 20'H
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Sassafras

Sassafras albidum, Laurus albidus

A beautiful native tree, the Sassafras produces reliable orange, red, yellow, and even pink fall color even in southern regions of the US. Yellow to greenish-yellow, lightly fragrant spring flowers are born in clusters at the tips of the bare green stems as they herald the arrival of spring. Female trees may produce clusters of large, shiny dark blue to blue-black "cherries" that sit atop bright red pedicels that birds and other wildlife will adore. The foliage, besides being edible by humans, is used by the Spicebush, Palamedes, and Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterflies as a host plant. The Sassafras tree is generally fast growing and pyramidal when young and normally develops into a small to medium sized tree although rather large specimens are known to exist. Sassafras was selected as the Georgia Native Plant Society's 2013 Plant of the Year! Item# 9824.

Grows To: 30-50'H x 15-30'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
Pot Size: Quart / 30 fl.oz. / 887 ml
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Scarlet red, 1/2-3/4" long, tart, cherry-like fruit are produced in abundance during late spring on a vigorous, pest and disease resistant deciduous fountaining shrub. The Goumi Berry is exceptionally high in vitamin C and can be enjoyed fresh or made into a jelly that is, in our opinion, as good or better than Mayhaw jelly. It can also be made into pie filling. This selection was shared with us many years ago by plantsman Sherwood Aikens of Minden, Louisiana and our plants have been productive for over 30 years with practically no maintenance. One of the few plants with a symbiotic nitrogen fixating bacteria relationship that is not a Legume. Easy and reliable. Item# 444

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 7,8,9, possibly into zones 4,5,6
Grows To: 8'H x 12'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 12
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Shiro Bana is an unusual white flowered selection of the Five-leaf Akebia,Akebia quinata. The spicy scented white flowers are born in early spring on this vigorous, semi-evergreen to deciduous vine. The flowers may be followed by 3-4" long purplish fruit. For the best fruit production it is best to plant two different varieties or seedlings and some recommend hand pollination to ensure fruit set. This woody twining vine is adaptable to a variety of site conditions and is pest and disease resistant. Item# 1079.

Grows To: To 30'H
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade, Filtered shade
Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 11
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LSU Tiger Fig

Ficus carica 'LSU Tiger'

LSU Tiger produces a large crop of large brown figs, with darker brown stripes, with good quality yellow to gold flesh and a partially closed eye. A recent LSU release from Dr. O'Rourke's breeding program at LSU. Item# 11850.

Grows To: 10'H X 10'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
Pot Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 0
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