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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
4.5 inch R / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Royal Red Butterfly Bush

Buddleja davidii 'Royal Red'

An old favorite and an excellent performer Royal Red Butterfly Bush produces a continuous wave of rich reddish-purple spikes of flowers that are adored by butterflies, bees, and other beneficials. The flowers are richly fragrant with an aroma reminiscent of honey. Royal Red is vigorous and fast growing quickly developing into a medium-sized deciduous shrub that flowers from late spring until frost. Item#  630.

Grows To: 4-6'H x 3-5'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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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
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Santa Barbara Dwarf Purple Mexican Sage Bush

Salvia leucantha 'Santa Barbara' PP 12949

A dwarf form of the popular Mexican Sage bush that grows to only 2'H. Santa Barbara Dwarf Purple Mexican Sage is a durable drought tolerant perennial that puts on amazing show of velvety purple flower spikes beginning in late summer (just in time for the Hummingbirds) and lasting until frost. Item# 11200

Grows To: 2'H x 4-5'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Schumann's Cuphea, Orange Cuphea

Cuphea schumanii, Parsonia schumanii

1-1/2" long, deep orange tubular flowers with lavender upper petals and exerted stamens give this cute Cuphea the 'batface' look and are produced throughout the warmer months of the year, or year round where winters are frost free. The flowers attract loads of hummingbirds and other long-tongued pollinators. This is a bushy shrub-like and herbaceous, tender perennial suitable for sunny outdoor locations and can be overwintered in bright indoor locations where not hardy. Enjoy Schumann's Cuphea as a container plant or in the garden. Provide a well-drained, moderately fertile soil for the best results. Item# 10702.

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 9B,10,11,12,(9A?,8B?)
Grows To: 24-36"H x 24-36"W, may reach 4
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun

Selfheal, Heal-All, Prunella

Prunella vulgaris

An easy groundcovering perennial, Selfheal produces dense spikes of contrasting coppery tinged green bracts from which row after row of white tubular flowers with a purple 'hood' emerge. It begins flowering in early to mid spring lasting for several weeks providing nectar to bees, butterflies, and other pollinators. This member of the mint family is easy to establish and requires little care once established in the garden. Use Selfheal as a groundcover, on roadsides, as a component of the meadow, prairie and other naturalistic settings. Selfheal can be used to good effect spilling over walls or even in containers if you feel you need to contain it. Deer, rabbit, and pest resistant. Mainly a winter and spring growing perennial that moves into dormancy after seeds set in summer. Item# 11176

Grows To: 8-14"H at flowering x 18-24"W, space at about 12" apart
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade
3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Large spikes of purple-blue fragrant flowers, reportedly to 18'' long, are borne in summer and are held atop the soft green fragrant foliage. A large deciduous, drought tolerant shrub with an upright to spreading habit. Vitex have few pests or diseases and are great for butterflies and bees. Selected by the noted plant guru Herbert Kelly, Jr. Item# 9128.

Grows To: 15'H x 15'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun

Large balloon-like buds open to purplish-blue star-shaped cup-like flowers. A longtime favorite in the perennial garden, Sentimental Blue Balloon Flower is a selection that boasts a compact habit and plenty of flower power that starts in early summer and can last into fall. An easy to grow perennial that may reseed under good conditions. Provide a moist but well-drained soil with a half a day or more of sun. Balloon Flowers are easy and long flowering clump forming tuberous rooted perennials that seem to just get better with age and require little care. Item# 10549

Grows To: 12-18"H x 12-18"W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade (Part shade in S regions)
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Slender arching stems that end in spikes of purple flowers emerge from the soft fine textured foliage of this dainty Liatris from late spring through early summer and may even flower into fall. The soft texture and and gently arching flower spikes make this beautiful Blazing Star a perfect candidate for the perennial garden where it sure to attract attention as well as butterflies and pollinators. Plant several together for the best effect. Item# 9865.

Grows To: 24-30''H x 8-12''W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun

Shoal Creek Vitex produces 12" spikes of rich deep purplish-blue from late spring to fall.  This is a vigorous and disease free and drought tolerant spreading to upright deciduous shrub or small tree that attracts hummingbirds, butterflies and other pollinators. Shoal Creek was selected as a Louisiana Super Plant for the spring of 2011 due to its large & richly colored spikes as well as for the fact that Vitex is an excellent low maintenance plant with a long flowering season. Item# 10305.

Grows To: 15'H x 15'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Sinonome Toad Lilies, Toadlily

Tricyrtis 'Sinonome'

Sinonome Toadlily is an heirloom hybrid long adored for its clean disease resistant foliage on upright to gently arching stems, clump forming habit, and in late summer and fall it produces clusters of white orchid-like flowers with nicely contrasting deep purple spots and flecks. One of the toprated Toadlilies in the Chicago Botanic Gardens extensive trials of the genus, receiving 4 out of 5 stars, for its anthracnose free foliage that remains beautiful throughout the growing season and its overall vigor. These are easy to grow clump forming shade loving perennials that prefer an average moist but well-drained soil. Easy and longlived with few pests or diseases as well as good cut foliage and flowers. Images courtesy of North Creek Nurseries, all rights reserved. Item# 11944

Grows To: 30-40''H x 12-18''W
Outdoor Light: AM sun, Partial sun, Partial shade, Light shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Skyscraper™ Dark Purple Salvia, Sage

Salvia 'HYBSV16016' PPAF?

Large purplish-red to near fuchsia colored tubular flowers are borne in dense spikes beginning in spring and continuing until frost. Skyscraper™ Dark Purple Salvia is a mid-size well-branched and exceptionally free flowering Sage perfectly suited for use in medium-sized containers as well as in sunny garden and landscape settings. The Skyscraper series grows to about one half the size of the Wish series Salvias and flowers longer than typical Tropical Salvia, Salvia splendens, selections. Provide a full to mostly sunny site in an average moist well-drained fertile soil. Images courtesy of Ball Horticulture, all rights reserved. Item# 12158

Grows To: 18-24"H x 18-24"W space at about 12" apart
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade, Part sun
4.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
Currently In Stock: 100
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Slippery Slope Japanese Roof Iris

Iris x 'Slippery Slope'

Branched flowering stems produce 2-3" wide white flowers sometimes blushed with light lavender are produced over a long period in mid spring. A wide band and dots of golden yellow sit in the center of the outer petals or falls and a trio of light lavender petal like styles sit at the center of each flower. Nada Crested Iris readily colonizes shady sites and can even create a groundcover among tree roots. This durable Iris prefers average moist, well-drained sites and needs practically no care once established. Item# 1162

Grows To: 12-18''H and spreading
Outdoor Light: Light shade, Shade, Filtered Shade, Cool morning sunlight

Smokey Dawn Camellia

Camellia japonica 'Smokey Dawn'

Smokey Dawn produces medium to deep pink, perfect form flowers that are edged in purple in cooler weather. This seemingly unknown Camellia, is very similar in all other regards to the exceptionally popular Purple Dawn (a.k.a. Mathotiana Supreme) Camellia including its ultimate size and vigor and is most likely a sport or seedling of that Camellia. Smokey Dawn came to us via Corey Stanford of Forest Hill, Louisiana in the 1980's and probably originated at his nursery. It begins flowering early in the season (December-January-February) and flowers over an extended period. Item# 11342

Grows To: 8-10'H x 4-6'W
Outdoor Light: AM sun, Part sun, Part shade, Filtered shade, Light shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
Currently In Stock: 6
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Society Garlic, Sweet Garlic

Tulbaghia violacea

A tough and reliable clump-forming perennial with arching to upright gray-green foliage which is topped by clusters of fragrant (most fragrant after dark!) lavender flowers from early summer to fall. Foliage has the fragrance of garlic when crushed or bruised. Bulbs and leaves are edible and can be used in place of garlic or garlic chives. It is reported to repel moles. The name Society Garlic came about by the belief that it would not leave you with bad breath as common garlic would. Item# 1114

Grows To: 12-18''H x 18-24''W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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Southern Cross Ironweed

Vernonia 'Southern Cross'

A tidy 4' x 4' vase shaped mound of stems and airy dark foliage are covered by clusters of deep purple flowers in late summer. Southern Cross Vernonia is pretty enough in foliage but in full flower it is a star in the garden and the nectar rich flowers attract a myriad of pollinators and other garden beneficials. As the name implies, Ironweeds are tough as nails in the landscape and make long-lived clump forming perennials that require minimal maintenance or additional care once established. These native perennials are adaptable to a wide variety of soil types and are somewhat drought resistant once well-established. Developed by Brent Horvath of Intrinsic Perennial Gardens. Images courtesy of Walter's Gardens, all rights reserved. Item# 11633

Grows To: 4'H x 4-5'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Southern Prairie Aster, Showy Aster

Eurybia hemispherica, Aster gattingeri, A. hemisphericus

A low growing, clump forming to slowly spreading perennial the Southern Prairie Aster produces 1" wide, medium purple to lighter pinkish purple daisies with a yellow eye atop sturdy upright to arching stems beginning in late summer and lasting into fall. This is another Aster that is native to sandy dryer upland soils and so is somewhat drought resistant once well-established. Excellent for native pollinators. Item# 10694.

Grows To: 18-30"H x 18-30"W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade

St. John Variegated Ganges Primrose, Chinese Violet, Creeping Foxglove

Asystasia gangetica subsp. gangetica 'St. John', Justicia gangetica

Lavender trumpets with white throats may be produced throughout the growing season, or nearly year round in mild winter climates, in spike-like clusters and nicely complement the creamy white to soft buttery yellow and green variegated, rounded foliage. The Ganges Primrose is a naturally evergreen (in frost-free climates), groundcover-like, mounding and spreading, shrub-like perennial. Use as a non-aggressive groundcover in the garden or filler in containers. The flowers attract hummingbirds, butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. Item# 11049

Grows To: 8-12"H x 24-36"W
Outdoor Light: *Full sun, Part sun, AM sun, Part shade

Storm Cloud Lily of the Nile, Agapanthus

Agapanthus praecox subsp. orientalis 'Storm Cloud'

6-8" wide clusters of deep purplish-blue, 1" blooms are borne atop the 4' stalks in summer. Considered by many to be the best of all Agapanthus varieties. Agapanthus are easily grown reliable clump forming perennials for gardens or containers. Item# 1144.

Grows To: 2'H x 3'W
Outdoor Light: AM sun, Part sun, Part shade, Light shade

String of Hearts, Rosary Vine, Sweetheart Vine

Ceropegia collaricorona subsp. collaricorona, C. linearis subsp woodii, C. woodii

Slender twining stems with heart-shaped leaves often having gray-green or purple markings on top of the leaves and reddish-purple undersides. Mature vines of the String of Hearts, typically 12" or longer, may produce exotic parachute-like dark purplish pink flowers with an unusual dark purplish brown parachute on top. A very easy to grow, low care, indoor plant. Item# 661

 
 
Grows To: 4''H and spreading
Outdoor Light: Light shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Summer Sips™ Sangria Butterfly Bush, Buddleia

Buddleja x ‘SRPbudsan’ PPTBS

The first sterile red flowered cultivar! Summer Sips™ Sangria Buddleia, or Butterfly Bush, produces wave after wave of deep purplish-red, fragrant, nectar rich flowers in dense conical clusters throughout the growing season. Sterile flowered Buddleias can flower nearly continuously throughout the growing season and practically eliminate the chance that this plant will become an invasive species. Summer Sips™ Sangria Butterfly Bush has a nice dense compact habit and contrasting gray-green foliage. It matures to about 4' high and wide making it small enough for sunny containers or as an addition to the garden and landscape.Item# 11437

Grows To: 3-4'H x 3-4'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny, Part shade
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Summerific® Berry Awesome Perennial Hibiscus, Hardy Hibiscus

Hibiscus x 'Berry Awesome' PP 27936, CPBR 5647

Huge 8" wide purplish-pink flowers are held against a backdrop of deep dark green foliage throughout summer. Summerific® Berry Awesome Perennial Hibiscus is a compact well-branched large clump forming perennial with a naturally rounded habit. The Summerific® Hibiscus are indeterminate types meaning that they flower all up and down the stems instead of just on the upper half of the plants creating a knockout display in the garden and landscape. Provide a full to mostly sunny location in moist to average moist to wet, moderately fertile soils. Summerific® Berry Awesome Perennial Hibiscus was a 2019 Proven Winners Perennial of the Year. Images courtesy of Walter's Gardens, Inc., all rights reserved. Item# 12057

Grows To: 4'H x 4-5'W
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
PW Quart Pot / 30 fl.oz. / 887 ml
Currently In Stock: 36
US$19.99

Sweet Fantasy Hydrangea boasts unusual bi-colored flowers composed of pink petals that are striped with deep rosy red in alkaline soils or with blue and deep blue in acid soils. It is exceptionally rare to see a Hydrangea with such beautifully variegated flowers! Sweet Fantasy Hydrangea has a naturally rounded habit and will prefer a moist, well-drained soil with shade during the hottest part of the day. Item# 11416

Grows To: 3-4'H x 4-5'W
Outdoor Light: Part shade, Morning sun, Filtered sun, Full sun in cool summer climates
4.5 inch Pot / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Royal purple, 1/2" blooms that are edged in white lace, are born in drooping clusters from spring or early summer until frost and attract butterflies and bees. The nectar rich flowers are followed by grape-like clusters of 1/2" golden berries giving it the name of 'Golden Dewdrop'. Sweet Memories Purple Sky Flower is naturally a large multi-stemmed tropical shrub and can be trained into tree standards or use it as a hedge or screen in mild winter climates. In mild winters in zones 8B and 9, well-established plants may act as a die-back perennials or they can easily be overwintered as a container plants. Item# 579

Grows To: 4-6'H x 4'W (8-10'H x 10-15' in mild climates)
Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
3.5 inch Pot / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
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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
4.5 inch R / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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