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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
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The tall dense flower spikes are composed of deep coral orange tubular buds that change through coral and finally mature to white creating a wonderful contrast. The spikes are held on sturdy 3-4' high stems well above the mound of gray green arching to upright foliage over an exceptionally long period in summer and potentially into fall attracting hummingbirds and other pollinators. High Roller Kniphofia or Red Hot Poker is a repeat flowering exceptionally cold hardy, clump forming, naturally evergreen selection of this heat and drought tolerant perennial. Enjoy it as part of the border, as part of a low maintenance garden and landscape or as a container specimen. Provide a full to mostly sunny site in an average moist well-drained soil for optimum vigor and flowering. Images courtesy of Walter's Garden, Inc., all rights reserved. Item# 13098

Grows To: 30-36"H x 30-36"W with spikes to 36-48"H
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
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Hill Country Red Oxblood Lily, Schoolhouse Lily

Rhodophiala bifida 'Hill Country Red'  

Dark red trumpets sit atop short sturdy stems in late summer and early fall and flower over an extended period. The Oxblood Lily is an exceptionally easy bulb that multiplies quickly into fairly dense clumps creating a bouquet of flowers whether allowed to naturalize in the yard or the garden. Like its flowering companion, the Red Spider Lily, the Oxblood Lily flowers and then produces narrow strap like foliage which remains over winter. Tolerant of a wide range of soil types and requires literally no care once established. Item# 11820

Grows To: 10-16''H x 8-12''W, space at 3-6
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Hill Country Red Oxblood Lily, Schoolhouse Lily

Rhodophiala bifida 'Hill Country Red'  

Dark red trumpets sit atop short sturdy stems in late summer and early fall and flower over an extended period. The Oxblood Lily is an exceptionally easy bulb that multiplies quickly into fairly dense clumps creating a bouquet of flowers whether allowed to naturalize in the yard or the garden. Like its flowering companion, the Red Spider Lily, the Oxblood Lily flowers and then produces narrow strap like foliage which remains over winter. Tolerant of a wide range of soil types and requires literally no care once established. Item# 11549

Grows To: 10-16''H x 8-12''W, space at 3-6
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
2.25 inch Pot / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 ml
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Hindu Rope, Green Curls, Porcelain Flower

Hoya carnosa 'Krinkle Kurls'  

The glossy, dark green, curled foliage of the Hindu Rope grows in dense, rounded strings making beautiful and unusual hanging baskets. Beginning in late spring and sometimes lasting into fall, mature plants produce dense, rounded, hanging clusters up to 2-1/2" wide composed of waxy, star-shaped, lightly scented flowers. This is an easy to grow and forgiving heirloom that does best in well-drained soils in lightly shaded areas like a patio, porch, or as an indoor plant. Item# 9639

Grows To: May trail to 8'
Outdoor Light: Light shade
2.25 inch Pot / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 ml
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The glossy, dark green, curled foliage of the Hindu Rope grows in dense, rounded strings making beautiful and unusual hanging baskets. Beginning in late spring and sometimes lasting into fall, mature plants produce dense, rounded, hanging clusters up to 2-1/2" wide composed of waxy, star-shaped, lightly scented flowers. This is an easy to grow and forgiving heirloom that does best in well-drained soils in lightly shaded areas like a patio, porch, or as an indoor plant. Item# 455

Grows To: May trail to 8'
Outdoor Light: Light shade
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Hippeaskelia

x Hippeastrelia hybrid  

A rare hybrid of the Aztec Lily and Amaryllis, the Hippeastrelia produces large dark red velvety flowers that are similar to the flowers of the Aztec Lily but with wider petals which are borne on sturdy stalks above the strap-like foliage in fall. Provide a well-draining soil with afternoon shade for best results. Makes an easy container plant or use it in the garden where hardy. This Amaryllis cousin multiplies readily under good conditions. Item# 10097.

Grows To: 12-18''H
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Hiromi Dwarf Afghan Cherry, Afghan Bush Cherry

Prunus jacquemontii 'Hiromi'  

In early spring, rich pink cherry blossoms cover the bare stems attracting an array of pollinators with pollinated flowers producing 3/8-1/2" diameter, tart fruit that ripen to a deep purplish red in mid to late spring to early summer. The Hiromi Dwarf Afghan Cherry, a selection of Prunus jacquemontii, is a small deciduous shrub growing to about 3-5'H and 4-5'W with an upright to spreading, bushy habit. The plants are self-fertile and have proven to fruit reliably even in the Deep South with minimal chill hours. The weight of ripening fruit can give the plants a semi-weeping habit. The small cherries are semi-sweet and tart when fully ripe and have a fairly large pit. The fruit, which doesn't all ripen at once, can be eaten fresh or made into preserves or jelly, if you have several plants, or left for the songbirds to enjoy. Provide a full to mostly sunny site in well-drained, fertile soils for optimum vigor and growth. The Hiromi Cherry has moderate drought resistance once fully established in the garden or landscape. It is reported to be a butterfly host plant for the Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterfly. Item# 10641

Grows To: 3-5'H x 3-4'W, possibly to 6-8'H
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
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Holy Smoke Big Bluestem, Turkey Foot Grass

Andropogon gerardii 'Holy Smoke'  PP33929

This 2022-23 release is a vigorous upright growing plant boasting bluish-green spring foliage that adorns sturdy red stems with the crescendo of color peaking in fall when the foliage takes on shades of deep purple and burgundy accented by deep red, orange, and pink stems. Holy Smoke Big Bluestem, another excellent Intrinsic Perennials selection of Andropogon gerardii, chosen for its statement making vigor, sturdy upright stems, and seasonal color. The species is native throughout much of the eastern 2/3's of the US and is a clumping to slowly spreading rhizomatous grass whose seeds are utilized by a number of seed eating birds. Provide a full to mostly sunny site with an average to well-drained, acidic soil for the deepest foliage colors and optimum vigor. Plants are in their best form when grown in a low fertility soil. Photos courtesy of Brent Horvath, Intrisic Perennial Gardens, Inc., all rights reserved. Item# 13170

Grows To: 6'H x 1-2'W space at about 1-2' apart
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, *Part shade, *Part sun
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Honey Coral™ Honeysuckle, Trumpet Honeysuckle, Woodbine

Lonicera sempervirens 'Honey Coral'  

Clusters of red to red-orange, yellow to orange throated, tubular flowers are borne from spring to fall on established plants with the peak flowering season in early to mid spring and again in mid to late summer to fall. Honey Coral™Honeysuckle is a tame and manageable vine perfectly suited to fences and medium sized trellises and arbors. The flowers attract hummingbirds and occasional butterflies. Pollinated flowers develop into clusters of clear red berries that make summer and fall fruit for songbirds. Their tame habit and long blooming season make the native Coral Honeysuckles an easy choice for covering a fence, arbor or trellis. Item# 11491

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11
Grows To: 6-10'(-15')H, spaced at 4-6' or more.
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun

Honey Roasted Baptisia, False Indigo

Baptisia 'Honey Roasted'  PPAF

The dense spikes of bicolor mahogany and yellow pea-like flowers lighten into yellow as they age creating an orangish overall effect from a distance and are produced in mid to late spring to early summer depending on your zone. The flowers attract mainly bees. Honey Roasted Baptisia or False Indigo, a hybrid cultivar of US native species (a.k.a. nativar), is a vigorous, heavy and early flowering selection of this clump forming perennial growing to about 36-42"H x 42-48"W. Baptisias are easy and low-maintenance, deer resistant, long-lived, taprooted perennials that produce more and more flowering spikes with each passing year with some plants producing over a 100 spikes on mature plants. Considered a must for the cutflower garden as the spikes have an excellent vase life. Provide them with a full to mostly sunny site in a soil with average or better drainage and moderate fertility. Images courtesy of Walter's Gardens, Inc., all rights reserved. Item# 12898

Grows To: 36-42"H x 42-48"W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, *Part sun

Honeycomb Yellow Butterfly Bush, Buddleja

Buddleja x 'Honeycomb'  

Swollen clusters of bright yellow, fragrant flowers of borne from spring to fall on this vigorous growing Butterfly Bush. Honeycomb is probably our favorite yellow flowered Buddleja. Be sure to give it room it is a vigorous growing plant! Item # 968.

Grows To: 7'H x 7'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
4.5 inch Pot, 20 fl oz/591 ml
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Honeysong Purple Stokesia Daisy, Stoke's Aster

Stokesia laevis 'Honeysong'  

The large, 3-4" wide, frilly daisies of Honeysong Stokesia or Stokes Aster are a true royal purple with centers that darken with age and include tinges of red near the center of the flowers. Stokesia is a tough as nails clump forming native perennial with a tidy habit and long flowering season. The flowers attract a myriad of pollinators and the plants are rarely bothered by pests, deer, and rabbits. Provide a full to mostly sunny position for optimum vigor and flowering. A super easy long lived perennial that readily multiplies into dense clumps. Stokesia also makes a good cut flower for fresh arrangements. Images courtesy of Walter's Gardens, all rights reserved. Item# 11628

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 7,8,9,(5,6 if mulched)
Grows To: 10-12''H x 12-16''W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
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Honorine Jobert Anemone, Windflower, Japanese Anemone

Anemone x hybrida 'Honorine Jobert'  

Perennial of the Year in 2016, Missouri Botanic Gardens Plant of Merit, and a RHS Award of Garden Merit winner! As per Allan Armitage's Herbaceous Perennial Plants, 4th Edition "It has graced European gardens since the beginning of the American Civil War and is still the most popular and highly sought after white anemone today.". The clusters of 2-3" wide, pure white, upward facing flowers with yellow eyes are held high above the mass of deep green foliage on sturdy wiry, 3-4' high stems in fall. The flowers of this easy heirloom attract bees and other pollinators. Honorine Jobert Anemone is an easy to grow, clump forming, slowly spreading, shade tolerant perennial whose mass of 12" high, medium textured, deep green, Astilbe-like foliage makes a nice accent or groundcover even when the plants are not in flower. Anemones make good companions for spring flowering bulbs. Tough, easy, and reliable. Tolerant of *full sun in cool summer climates, elsewhere provide midday and afternoon shade or filtered shade. Provide an average moist, well-drained, fertile soil for optimum flowering and vigor. Images courtesy of Walter's Gardens, Inc., all rights reserved. Item# 12778

Grows To: 12-18"H x 16-24"W, 36-48"H at flowering
Outdoor Light: Morning sun, Part sun, Part shade, *Full sun
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Hopley's Golden Variegated Glossy Abelia

Abelia x grandiflora 'Hopley's', Linnaea x grandilfora  

Clusters of light pink, tubular to funnel-shaped flowers may be produced from summer into fall on mature plants and are held against a foil of golden yellow to cream and green variegated foliage. The flowers attract bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. Hopley's Glossy Abelia, also offered under trademarked names, is a naturally compact and rounded, small to medium-sized, evergreen to semi-evergreen tough and easy shrub that can be utilized for its brightly contrasting foliage as a specimen plant, as an informal hedge, as well as in containers. Abelias are exceptionally tough, easy, and reliable shrubs that are deer reistant as well as moderately drought resistant once fully established. Provide a full sun to partly shaded site in an average moist, average to well-drained, fertile soil for optimum vigor and flowering. An RHS Award of Garden Merit winner. Item# 9006

Grows To: 2-3(-5)'H x 4-6'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Hot Blooded™ Red Lantana

Lantana camara 'Hot Blooded Red'  PPAF

A sterile exceptionally free flowering Lantana with a compact well-branched habit and improved vigor over similar cultivars that has received high marks in trials across the US. Hot Blooded™ Red Lantana produces rounded clusters of flowers that open golden yellow, deepen to fiery orange and quickly darken to deep brilliant red. The compact habit lends this Lantana for use in containers as a specimen or in combinations as well as in formal and informal garden and landscape settings. Hot Blooded™ Red Lantana develops into a rounded mound of foliage covered in flowers from spring to fall and the flowers attract a wide variety of pollinators including hummingbirds, butterflies, bees, and other garden beneficials. Item# 12105

Grows To: 12-15"H x 18-24"W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Hot Lips Salvia, Littleleaf Sage

Salvia x jamensis 'Hot Lips'  

Spikes of red lipped, pure white or occasionally solid red, two-lipped tubular flowers are produced continuously from spring to fall on this durable drought and heat resistant perennial salvia. Hot Lips Salvia develops into a mounding upright to spreading plant that loves the heat and sun. It is considered a hybrid by some but most experts consider it to be a selection of Littleleaf Sage, S. microphylla. Its bicolor flowers attract a variety of pollinators including hummingbirds, butterflies, and larger bees. Provide a full to mostly sunny site in a fertile well-draining soil for optimum vigor and flower power. In areas that experience hard freezes plant this Salvia out between early spring to midsummer to ensure winter survival. Hot Lips Salvia was selected as a Royal Horticulture Society Award of Garden Merit Winner for 2015. Item# 3002

Grows To: 2-3'H x 2-3'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun

Considered by many to be one of the most fragrant Passionvines with a strong gardenia-like perfume emanating from the 2" white flowers that have a purple stripe centered on the frilly corona. May produce delicious passionfruit under good conditions and with cross-pollination. The beautiful silvery-green delicate trilobed foliage makes it a great contrast for darker colored trellises and backdrops. A vigorous growing vine that is adaptive to containers as well. Can be successfully grown indoors. A host plant for the Gulf Fritillary, Variegated Fritillary, Zebra Longwing, and other Heliconian butterflies. Item # 9229.

Grows To: 20-40'H, Smaller in containers
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
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Hanging clusters of buttery yellow fragrant flowers that are centered by a purple to burgundy star-shaped corona are produced during the warmer months of the year. Hoya cumingiana, or Paluki in its native Phillipines, is somewhat of a sprawling shrub-like Hoya with closely stacked small rounded glossy medium green foliage that may be at its best when trained to a support like a small trellis. Its foliage is nice enough that it could be grown for its architectural form with the flowers simply as a bonus. This is considered to be one of the easier to grow shrub-like Hoyas that mainly needs to be allowed to dry out somewhat between waterings. The fragrant flowers are likely to draw butterflies and other pollinators. Its ease of growth, unusual looking foliage, and fragrant flowers make this Hoya one of the more sought after species. Item# 12354

Grows To: 12-24''H x 8-18''W
Outdoor Light: Light shade, Filtered shade, Cool very early morning sunlight
2.25 inch Pot / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 ml
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The large glossy rounded foliage of Hoya obovata is often flecked with silver and pink, especially on the newer foliage. Rounded hanging clusters of light to pale pink star-shaped flowers are centered with contrasting purplish-red and are considered to be lightly fragrant. Hoya obovata is a vigorous and easy to grow naturally evergreen tropical climber or trailing plant well suited to tropical and indoor settings. Provide a well-drained soil and high indirect light like on a porch or covered patio during the warm season. Looks great in hanging baskets. An excellent choice for beginning Hoya enthusiasts. Item# 11590

Grows To: Trailing to 3'+, Climber to 10'H
Outdoor Light: Light shade
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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The large glossy rounded foliage of Hoya obovata is often flecked with silver and pink, especially on the newer foliage. Rounded hanging clusters of light to pale pink star-shaped flowers are centered with contrasting purplish-red and are considered to be lightly fragrant. Hoya obovata is a vigorous and easy to grow naturally evergreen tropical climber or trailing plant well suited to tropical and indoor settings. Provide a well-drained soil and high indirect light like on a porch or covered patio during the warm season. Looks great in hanging baskets. An excellent choice for beginning Hoya enthusiasts. Item# 11779

Grows To: Trailing to 3'+, Climber to 10'H
Outdoor Light: Light shade
2.25 inch Pot / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 ml
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The conical flower clusters are composed of numerous fragrant purple flowers that are held against a contrasting foil of golden yellow foliage and attract a variety of pollinators from summer into fall. HUMDINGER® Gold Drop Butterfly Bush is heavier flowering, has better foliage color, and has a more compact habit than its predecessor Little Nugget. This is a deciduous to semi-evergreen shrub, to die-back perennial in zone 5-6, with a densely branching compact, naturallly rounded habit that matures to about 3'H x 3-4'W. The fragrant purple flowers attract butterflies, bees, hummingbirds, and other garden beneficals. The HUMDINGER® series of Butterfly Bushes were selected for their compact habit and excellent flower power lending them to use both in the garden and landscape as well as in containers. Provide a well-drained soil in a full to mostly sunny site for optimum vigor and flowering. Images courtesy of Walter's Gardens, Inc., all rights reserved. Item# 12901

Grows To: 2 1/2-3'H x 3 1/2-4'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
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Hummingbird Plant, Uraguayan Firecracker Plant, King's Crown, Wooly Honeysuckle, Velvet Honeysuckle

Dicliptera suberecta, Justicia suberecta, Jacobinia suberecta  

Clusters of 2" deep reddish orange upward facing tubular blooms are born from summer to fall, making this a choice plant for fall migrating Hummingbirds. The bright nectar rich flowers are held on sturdy stems above the beautiful bluish gray velvety foliage on this tough little heat and sun loving perennial. Typically freezes to the ground in winter but readily returns in spring. Drought tolerant once well established and does best in well drained soils. Item# 9563.

Grows To: 24-36"H x 12-18"W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun

'Ihi

Portulaca molokiniensis  

The thick rounded cupped leaves are arranged uniformly opposite each other in four rows along the thick succulent stems. 'Ihi is a naturally evergreen small shrubby succulent with upright to trailing stems that grows to about 12" x 12" making it the perfect choice for a unique container specimen. 'Ihi is a rare and endangered Hawaiian native that needs excellent drainage. Clusters of sunny yellow cupped flowers may be produced any time during the growing season, spring to fall, on well established plants. Item# 11178

Grows To: 12"H x 12-16"w
Outdoor Light: Sun, Part sun
2.25 inch Pot / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 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
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