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2020 New Plants

We are already beginning to add to our newest plants for the 2020 growing season. Expect more new Camellias, Tropical Plants, Hardy Perennials, Native Perennials, Shrubs, Vines and of course new pollinator plants to feed pollinators like butterflies, bees, hummingbirds, and hummingbird moths. We hope you enjoy our newest plant additions as much as we do!

 

Rosy pink to purplish pink bracts mature to white and finally fade to green on tall sturdy stems. The small true yellow flowers emerge between the bracts singly or a few at a time over an extended period beginning in spring and may continue through summer. The Aussie Plume Ginger is a tall growing selection of Curcuma australasica that is as the name implies native to Australia. Provide a full to mostly sunny position in a well-drained moderately fertile soil for the best results. This is an easy to grow root hardy rhizomatous perennial that can be enjoyed in the garden and in containers whose large deep green foliage provides a tropical accent. Winter dormant but returns readily in mid to late spring. Item# 11510

Grows To: 4-6'H, space as close as 1' apart
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part sun, Part shade
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Blackbeard Penstemon, Beardtongue

Penstemon 'Blackbeard'

The dark purple to deep burgundy foliage nearly black foliage of this sturdy perennial is topped by spikes of sweetly contrasting purple to lilac flowers in mid to late spring. Flowers attract native bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. Blackbeard Penstemon or Beardtongue is hybrid selection of our native species (Penstemon species are found native only in North America) whose intensely colored foliage is sure to provide wonderful contrast with surrounding perennials in the garden and landscape or use it as a specimen in containers. Provide a full to mostly sunny location for the darkest foliage coloration and a well-drained, average moist soil for optimum vigor and flowering. Blackbeard Penstemon was selected not only for its foliage color but also for its compact habit and flower power. Images courtesy of Walter's Gardens, Inc., all rights reserved. Item# 11904

Grows To: 24-36''H x 16-24''W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Dalmatian Purple Foxgloves

Digitalis purpurea 'Dalmatian Purple'

The tall spikes to 3-4' high are densely covered in large lilac to purple flowers, with darker maroon spots in the throat, are borne in late spring to early summer atop the rosette large medium green textured foliage. Dalmatian Purple Foxgloves are a Fleuro Select Award winner that flowers the first year, has better branching, improved vigor, and consistent uniformity. Provide a site with good drainage in a loamy acidic soil with average moisture and moderate fertility. Foxgloves are tolerant of more sun where summer climates are cooler. In hot summer climates shade to filtered shade during the heat of the day is preferential. Images courtesy of Walter's Gardens, Inc., all rights reserved. Item# 11915

Grows To: 36-48''H x 12-18''W
Outdoor Light: Part sun, Part shade, Midday shade, *Full sun in cool summer climates

A shade tolerant evergreen shrub whose new growth emerges in shades of pink, when it matures in summer it is mottled and flecked with shades of creamy white and green, and finally in the fall and through winter the foliage darkens to shades of burgundy and purple. Dodd's Variegated Leucothoe is a stable variegated clone of our native Leucothoe axillaris that was selected not only for its coat of many colors but also for its disease resistance. Provide this low growing arching shade-loving multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a consistently moist but well-drained acidic soil in an area that receives shade during the hottest portion of the day, especially in hot summer climates. Large drooping clusters of small white to pink tinged bell-shaped spring flowers attract native bees and other pollinators. Item# 11898

Grows To: 2-4'H x 4-5'W
Outdoor Light: Cool or filtered sunlight, AM sun, Partial sun, Light shade
4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Fashionably Early Princess Phlox (Light Fuchsia Pink)

Phlox 'Fashionably Early Princess'

Large clusters of light fuchsia pink flowers with a darker pink eye are produced beginning in mid to late spring or early summer, depending on your cold hardiness zone, and continuing into midsummer with some rebloom in fall. Fashionably Early Princess Phlox is a hybrid that is similar to Garden Phlox, Phlox paniculata, in height but begins flowering about 2-3 weeks earlier (Fashionably Early Princess Phlox is the first of this series to begin flowering), has exceptional disease resistant thick deep green foliage, and slowly spreads to develop into a mass of foliage and 30" high flower stems. Attracts butterflies. Image courtesy of Walter's Gardens, Inc., all rights reserved. Item# 11912

Grows To: 28-32"H x 26-30"W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade

Garlic Chives or Chinese Chives are similar to Society Garlic in foliage and durability but with a slightly lower growth habit and producing flat-topped clusters of white blooms from summer to fall. The nectar rich flowers are seemingly constantly abuzz with mainly smaller pollinators.The mildly garlic flavored foliage and flowers are widely utilized in Asian cuisine. Multiplies readily and may also reseed under good conditions. Provide a full to mostly sunny position in average to well-drained soils. Each pot contains multiple plants. Item# 3084

Grows To: 6-12''H x 12-16''W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Dense arching clusters of golden yellow buds open to unusually shaped flowers that could easily resemble a dancing girl or lady in dress that sways in the lightest breeze. The Golden Dancing Ladies Ginger, Globba schomburgkii, is an easily grown tropical ginger that multiplies readily from bulbils, where they are not allowed to freeze, that are produced in the place of seeds. The foliage adds a tropical touch even when it's not in flower. Goes completely dormant in winter, even in the greenhouse, and then it reemerges in spring. Suitable for containers as well as in the garden and landscape where hardy. Item# 11793
 
 
 

Grows To: 18-24"H x 18-24"W
Outdoor Light: Cool AM sunlight, Filtered sunlight, Light shade
4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Hampton Beauty Evergreen Azalea (Pericat Hybrid)

Rhododendron x 'Hampton Beauty'

In midspring this small to medium-sized evergreen shrub literally covers itself in a cloak of hundreds of multi-hued pink funnel-shaped flowers with a near white throat,rose-red outer edges, and with a nicely contrasting red flecking on the upper most petals, a.k.a. standards. Hampton Beauty Azalea is a compact densely growing rounded evergreen shrub well suited to the garden, landscape, and is small enough to enjoy as a container plant or a bonsai specimen. This has long been one of our favorites due to the immense show it puts on in the spring making it a standout among its peers. Provide a moist but well-drained, humus-rich, acid soil for optimum vigor and flowering. Item# 11882

 

Grows To: 3-5'H x 3-6'W
Outdoor Light: AM sun, Partial sun, Partial shade, Light shade, Mostly sunny, Full sun
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Hempleaf Vitex, Chinese Vitex

Vitex negundo var. cannabifolia, V. cannabifolia

Large dense branched pannicles to 12" x 12" are composed of multitudes of small pale purple tubular flowers are produced over an extended period through much of summer and attract a variety of pollinators including smaller shorter tongued bees like Honeybees as well as larger native bees like Bumblebees. The large palmate foliage of Hempleaf Vitex resembles that of the Hemp plant and thus the specific epithet of "cannibifolia". Like its close cousin the Chaste Tree, Vitex agnus-castus, the Hempleaf Vitex, Vitex negundo var. cannibofolia, is an easy to grow sun and heat loving deciduous shrub that prefers an average to well-drained soil. It appears to have few pests or disease issues and is unlikely to be bothered by deer. Item# 11879

Grows To: 15-30'H x 15-20'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Hummingbird Clethra, Summersweet, Sweet Pepper Bush

Clethra alnifolia 'Hummingbird'

Dense spikes of fragrant white flowers nearly cover up this dense and compact selection of our native Summersweet and contrast nicely with its deep green foliage. The fragrant flowers attract loads of pollinators including bees, butterflies, and other garden beneficials. Hummingbird Clethra was selected for its exceptional flower power, as compared to other Clethras, as well as for its dense, compact, naturally rounded habit. Provide Clethras with a well-drained, wet to moist soil. The more direct sunlight you can provide the better the flower show tends to be. In hot summer climates provide shade to filtered shade during the hottest part of the day. Item# 11900

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11
Grows To: 2-3'H x 2-3'W
Outdoor Light: AM sun, Part shade, Part sun, *Full sun to Mostly sunny in wet soils
4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Lobelia aguana

Lobelia aguana

Small clusters of 2" long tubular red and orange flowers with a yellow throat emerge from the leaf axils on long peduncles, the stem that supports the flowers, to offer up its nectar reward to hummingbirds and larger butterflies. Under warm tropical conditions Lobelia aguana flowers nearly year round with the heaviest flowering in summer and fall. A shrubby Lobelia with long deep green narrow foliage it quickly matures into a 5'x5' specimen. Lobelia aguana hails from the Mesoamerican Cloud Forests of Central America. Provide a full to mostly sunny site in an average moist soil with average or better drainage. Item# 11802

Grows To: 5'H x 5'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade

Mardi Gras Azalea

Rhododendron x 'Mardi Gras' (Southern Indica hybrid)

The 2-3" wide funnel shaped flowers are deep red at their base with red flecking on the standard (uppermost petal) that spills over into the medium pink central portion of the petals and are broadly edged in a picotee of brightly contrasting white. Mardi Gras is an heirloom evergreen Indica Azalea with a somewhat compact naturally rounded spreading habit and has long been a favorite of ours for the excellent show that it puts on each spring. Dark green medium sized, medium textured rounded foliage creates a wonderful foil for the brightly contrasting flowers. Provide the Evergreen Azaleas with a moderately fertile, well-drained, acidic soil in a site that receives at least 4 hours of direct sunlight for maximum flowering. In hot summer climates provide morning sun or filtered shade during the heat of the day. Item# 11901

Grows To: 3-4'H x 4-6'W
Outdoor Light: AM sun, Light shade, Filtered shade, Part sun, Part shade
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Deep green glossy foliage sits atop short sturdy upright bamboo-like stalks. The Miniature Lady Palm is one of the easiest to grow indoor palms but it is also well suited to a shaded porch or patio. This is a rhizomatous species that will eventually develop into a mass of stems and palmate foliage. Provide the Lady Palm with a well-drained soil for optimum growth and vigor. Our plants are well-established single stemmed specimens that originate from our 25 year old mother plant that is only about 3' high. The individual 'leaflets' of this heirloom parlor plant are about 2" wide. Item# 11918

Grows To: Slowly builds to about 3-4'H x 1-2'W
Outdoor Light: Light shade, Filtered shade, Shade, *Full sun, Part sun, Part shade,

In midspring, this old heirloom favorite perennial produces long chains of dangling rosy-pink heart-shaped flowers from which contrasting white petals emerge or 'bleed'. The Old Fashioned Bleeding Heart, Dicentra spectabilis, is a shade loving clump forming perennial that develops into a soft mound of finely cut and finely textured bluish green foliage that adorns arching stems. They will perform best in a shaded site with well-drained semi-moist loamy soils with moderate amounts of organic matter. Provide a your Old Fashioned Bleeding Hearts with a site that is protected from drying winds as well as late frosts (even the branches of leafless deciduous trees can provide some frost protection for this shade loving perennial). A 1993 RHS Award of Garden Merit winner. Naturally summer dormant. Images courtesy of Walter's Gardens, Inc., all rights reserved. Item# 11905

Grows To: 24-36''H x 24-36''W
Outdoor Light: Cool early morning sunlight, Filtered shade, Light shade, Part sun, Part shade, *Full sun, *Mostly sunny
4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Spikes of 1" long peach colored tubular flowers emerge from contrasting purplish pink calyces beginning in spring and continuing until fall. Peachie Keen Agastache develops into a dense rounded mass of fragrant foliage that is topped by the long-lasting display of colorful flower spikes. The tubular flowers attract hummingbirds, butterflies, and other pollinators. The neat habit of this Agastache lends it to use as a container plant as well as in gardens and landscapes. Provide a well-drained soil in full to mostly sunny conditions for optimum vigor and flowering. Image courtesy of Walter's Gardens, Inc. Item# 11911

Grows To: 18-24"H x 22-32"W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Red Sprite Dwarf Winterberry Holly

Ilex verticillata 'Red Sprite' (a.k.a. 'Nana', 'Compacta', 'Macrocarpa')

Extra large, reportedly to nearly 1/2" in diameter, brilliant red berries literally cover up this dwarf and compact deciduous shrub throughout much of winter and may last into spring. Red Sprite Dwarf Winterberry Holly, a.k.a 'Nana', 'Compacta, and 'Macrocarpa', is a USDA release that won the 2010 Holly of the Year Award from the Holly Society of America. This adaptable native shrub drops its foliage early to better show of its display of colorful berries. It can be used en masse to great effect, as a low informal hedge, or as a specimen plant near the front of the garden or landscape. Red Sprite is even small enough to enjoy as a medium-sized container plant. Provide a full to mostly sunny site in a moist acidic soil. Needs a male holly, of any species, for pollination that flowers at the same time. 'Southern Gentleman' and 'Apollo' are two males that are recommended. Item# 11887

Grows To: 3-5'H x 3-4'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Red, purple, and burgundy foliage adorn the zigzagging purplish-red stems in fall through winter and in spring the new growth is a rich red that matures to deep green for summer. Drooping clusters of bell-shaped white to light pink flowers are produced in early to midspring and attract native bees. ReJoyce Leucothoe has a naturally dense fountaining habit with narrow medium textured foliage on a compact low maintenance native evergreen shrub. Provide this selection of our native Leucothoe axillaris with a moist well-drained acidic soil in an area that receives cool (early morning or very late evening) or filtered sunlight. ReJoyce Leucothoe is suitable for use as a container specimen in medium to large containers or as a component of the garden and landscape. Images courtesy of Plants Nouveau, all rights reserved. Item# 11899

Grows To: 2-4'H x 4-5'W
Outdoor Light: Cool or filtered sunlight, AM sun, Partial sun, Light shade
4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Spikes of 1" long deep rosy pink tubular flowers emerge from dark purplish pink calyces beginning in spring and continuing until fall. Rosie Posie Agastache develops into a dense rounded mass of fragrant foliage that is topped by the long-lasting dispaly of colorful flower spikes. The tubular flowers attract hummingbirds, butterflies, and other pollinators. The neat habit of this Agastache lends it to use as a container plant as well as in gardens and landscapes. Provide a well-drained soil in full to mostly sunny conditions for optimum vigor and flowering. Image courtesy of Walter's Gardens, Inc. Item# 11910

Grows To: 16-24"H x 20-30"W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Royal Velvet Amaryllis

Hippeastrum 'Royal Velvet'

The large, very dark velvety red trumpet shaped flowers are easily 6" across and are produced in clusters atop strong sturdy stems in early to mid spring. Royal Velvet Amaryllis is a highly sought after cultivar that is sure to be a stand out in the garden and landscape where hardy or enjoy it as a low maintenance container plant. Provide a full to partly sunny location in a well-drained moderately fertile soil for optimum vigor and flowering.These are young starter plants growing in their own soil and containers that should flower within 2-3 years under average growing conditions. Item# 11843

Grows To: 2'H x 1-2'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
2.25 inch Pot / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 ml
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Semmes' Hardy Bottlebrush

Callistemon citrinus 'Semmes Hardy'

Large deep red bottlebrush-like flowers are produced at the ends of the arching stems in spring and sporadically through summer on large established plants. Semmes' Hardy Bottlebrush was selected as much for its cold hardiness (large well-established plants have increased cold hardiness over young tender plants) as for its habit and flowering potential. Bronze tinged new growth follows the flush of spring flowers that are sure to attract hummingbirds, butterflies, bees and other garden beneficials. Semmes' Hardy Bottlebrush has a naturally compact and rounded 4-5' x 4-5' habit with somewhat arching evergreen branches. Provide a full to mostly sunny site in a well-drained soil for optimum vigor and flowering. Item# 11886

Grows To: 4-5'H x 4-5'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Partial shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Sombreiul Climbing Rose

Rosa x 'Sombreiul'

White buds open to the classic pure white tea rose form and then flatten at maturity with the heaviest flowering in spring, usually around Easter, with some flowers on mature plants in full sun in summer and occassionally in fall. The white flowers of Sombreiul Climbing Rose create a wonderful contrast with the exceptionally dark green foliage of this easy and disease resistant heirloom rambling rose well-suited to sturdy supports on an arbor or fence. Provide a full to mostly sunny site in a well-drained moderately fertile soil for optimum vigor and flowering. Item# 11920

Grows To: 8-14'H
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Speedy Gonzalez Climbing Rose

Rosa 'Speedy Gonzalez, R. 'Martha Gonzalez Climbing'

A climbing sport of the popular found Rose Martha Gonzales, it produces deep red single flowers throughout the growing season. The dark green healthy foliage is accented by dark burgundy new growth. Speedy Gonzales Climbing Rose is another excellent selection and introduction by noted Texas horticulturist and author Greg Grant. Provide a full to mostly sunny site in a moderately fertile soil for optimum vigor and flowering. Item# 11672

Grows To: 8-12'H
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Starship™ Deep Rose Lobelia

Lobelia x speciosa 'Starship Rose'

In summer, deep burgundy spikes to 24" high are adorned with near red tubular buds that open to starry rosy pink flowers with darker veining. Starship™ Deep Rose Lobelia is a breakthrough seed grown hybrid of our native Cardinal Flower, Lobelia cardinalis, with better branching, exceptional flower power, and deep green burgundy tinged foliage. The nectar rich flowers attract hummingbirds, butterflies, bees and other pollinators. These Lobelias prefer consistently moist, moderately fertile, well-drained soils and sunny conditions. Starship™ Deep Rose Lobelia can be enjoyed as a container plant as well as in the garden or landscape. Images courtesy of Walter's Gardens, Inc., all rights reserved. Item# 11902

Grows To: 18-24"H x 12-24"W
Outdoor Light: Full sun (consistently moist soils), Morning sun, Part shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Starship™ Scarlet Lobelia

Lobelia x speciosa 'Starship Scarlet'

In summer, deep burgundy spikes to 24" high are adorned with dark red tubular buds that open to starry brilliant red flowers. Starship™ Scarlet Lobelia is a breakthrough seed grown hybrid of our native Cardinal Flower, Lobelia cardinalis, with better branching, exceptional flower power, and deep green burgundy tinged foliage. The nectar rich flowers attract hummingbirds, butterflies, bees and other pollinators. These Lobelias prefer consistently moist, moderately fertile, well-drained soils and sunny conditions. Starship™ Scarlet Lobelia can be enjoyed as a container plant as well as in the garden or landscape. Images courtesy of Walter's Gardens, Inc., all rights reserved. Item# 11903

Grows To: 18-24"H x 12-24"W
Outdoor Light: Full sun (consistently moist soils), Morning sun, Part shade
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Rosy pink to purplish pink bracts mature to white and finally fade to green on tall sturdy stems. The small true yellow flowers emerge between the bracts singly or a few at a time over an extended period beginning in spring and may continue through summer. The Aussie Plume Ginger is a tall growing selection of Curcuma australasica that is as the name implies native to Australia. Provide a full to mostly sunny position in a well-drained moderately fertile soil for the best results. This is an easy to grow root hardy rhizomatous perennial that can be enjoyed in the garden and in containers whose large deep green foliage provides a tropical accent. Winter dormant but returns readily in mid to late spring. Item# 11510

Grows To: 4-6'H, space as close as 1' apart
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part sun, Part shade
4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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