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Genus: P

Pachysandra
Alleghany pachysandra; Japanese pachysandra
Panicum
switch-grass
Parthenium
wild quinine
Parthenocissus
Virginia creeper; woodbine
Passiflora
passionflower; Maypop; apricot vine
Paxistima
cliff green; mountain lover
Peltandra
arrow-arum; tuckahoe
Pennisetum
Chinese pennisetum
Penstemon
St. Joseph's wand; pine-leaved penstemon
Petasites
fuki; giant fuki; giant sweet coltsfoot; sweet coltsfoot
Phalaris
ribbon grass
Philadelphus
mock orange
Phlox
phlox; flowering moss; ground pink; wild sweet William
Phragmites
variegated common reed grass
Phyllostachys
bamboo
Physostegia
obedient plant
Pleioblastus
bamboo
Podophyllum
Mayapple; wild lemon
Polemonium
Greek valerian; Jacob's ladder; bluebell
Polygonatum
hairy Solomon's-seal
Polygonum
knotweed
Polypodium
polypody
Polystichum
Christmas fern
Polytrichum
(soft haircap moss); common haircap moss
Poncirus
hardy orange; trifoliate orange
Pontederia
pickerel weed
Potentilla
bush cinquefoil; golden cinquefoil; shrubby cinquefoil; three-toothed cinquefoil
Prunus
wild plum; wild cherry
Pseudosasa
bamboo
Psidium
Cattley guava; purple strawberry guava
Pycnanthemum
mountain mint
Pyrola
shinleaf; wild lily-of-the-valley

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Catalog as of January 02, 2016

Phlox

(Polemoniaceae - phlox family)
Approximately 60 species of annual or perennial herbs or subshrubs. All but one are native to North America. Many of the species feature attractive foliage and showy flowers. As a group, Phloxes are deservedly among the most popular of perennials.

borealis evgrn peren • ht 3½" • zones 3-7

northern phlox

Phlox borealis - May 2


native, ground cover, rock garden, dry - moist, sun - part shade
Alaska

A creeping, mat-forming species with evergreen, conifer-like foliage. Bears masses of lavender flowers in spring.

cat # 6D7B5
$8.95 each / 3+, $8.50 ea


buckleyi evgrn peren • ht 18"; fl stalks to 24" • zones 5-8

sword-leaf phlox

Phlox buckleyi - Jun 19 Phlox buckleyi - Jun 19


native, ground cover, part shade - sun
VA, W VA

This interesting species features trailing stems with narrow evergreen leaves to 5" long clustered in rosettes. The pink flowers appear on upright stalks over a period of months, from late spring through late summer .

cat # 6D7A1
$8.95 each / 3+, $8.50 ea


carolina peren • ht 3-4' • zones 4-9

Carolina phlox; thick-leaf phlox


native, part shade - sun
se and s cent US

Upright stems are topped with showy flower clusters in late spring and early summer. The earlier flowering and relatively thick leaves of this species distinguish it from the common garden phlox, Phlox paniculata, which it otherwise resembles. Also, the selections of Phlox carolina listed here are resistant to powdery mildew, which often afflicts common garden phlox.

'Magnificence'

Phlox carolina 'Magnificence' - Jul 5 Phlox carolina 'Magnificence' - Jul 5

Tall, handsome cultivar bears clusters of dark carmine flowers.

cat # 6D7A3 $8.95 each

Phlox carolina 'Miss Lingard' - Jun 27 Phlox carolina 'Miss Lingard' - Jun 27 Phlox carolina 'Miss Lingard' - Jun 27
'Miss Lingard'

Wedding phlox. A bit shorter at 2-3', this cultivar bears clusters of fragrant, white flowers with gold stamens from early sumer through fall.

cat # 6D7A4 $8.95 each

Phlox divaricata - May 3 Phlox divaricata - May 3 Phlox divaricata - May 17 Phlox divaricata - May 17
divaricata peren • ht 8"; fl stalks to 16" • zones 4-9

wild blue phlox


native, ground cover, sun - shade
e N Amer

Foliage is attractive and semi-evergreen. Eye-catching in spring when it is covered with light blue flowers. Spreads by means of creeping shoots which arise at the base of the plant. Likes a bit of shade, but with a good moisture supply does well in full sun

cat # 6D7H
$8.95 each / 3+, $8.50 ea


glaberrima peren • ht 2-4' • zones 3-8

smooth phlox


native, fragrant, sun - part shade
e N Amer

An upright perennial with long, slender, glossy, dark green leaves. Spreads slowly to form a clump. The lovely, fragrant, purple-pink flowers are conspicuous in May, well before other tall Phloxes bloom. Flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Tolerates more soil moisture than most other Phlox species. Foliage has excellent resistance to powdery mildew.

cat # 6D7H7
$8.95 each / 3+, $8.50 ea


Phlox maculata - Aug 20 Phlox maculata - Aug 20 Phlox maculata - Jul 11 Phlox maculata - Jul 11 Phlox maculata - Jul 11 Phlox maculata - Aug 22
maculata peren • ht 3-4' • zones 3-8

wild sweet William


native, sun - part shade
e and cent US

Upright stems, with slender leaves. Bears clusters of pink-purple flowers about ½" across over a long period in late summer. Often grows wild along stream banks. Attractive, easily grown, and quite different in appearance from the commonly grown tall phlox species. In our planting it has been free of powdery mildew, which commonly affects other tall phlox species.

cat # 6D7F
$8.95 each / 3+, $8.50 ea


nivalis 'Camla' evgrn peren • ht 6" • zones 5-9

trailing phlox


native, ground cover, rock garden, dry - moist, sun
VA to FL and AL

Resembles Phlox subulata; similar in its cultural requirements. Bears salmon-pink flowers, in spring.

cat # 6D7G
$8.95 each


pilosa evgrn peren • ht 1-2' • zones 4-8

prairie phlox; downy phlox


native, ground cover, dry - moist, part shade - sun
e and cent US

The slender stems and long slender leaves of this species are softly hairy, giving the plant a downy appearance. Bears a profusion of light purple to pink flowers in late spring. Flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Well-suited to dry, sunny locations. Foliage has excellent mildew resistance.

cat # 6D7E3
$8.95 each


pulchra peren • ht 1' • zones 6-9

beautiful phlox

Phlox pulchra - Jun 12


native, rock garden, sun - part shade
Alabama

As the name suggests, a beautiful plant. The semi-reclining stems bear glossy, oval, evergreen or semi-evergreen leaves. Pastel pink, 1" diameter flowers appear in late spring , and sometimes again in fall. May prefer partial shade, but does well here in full sun as long as the moisture supply is adequate. A fine native perennial; hardy here at our zone 5-6 boundary location.

cat # 6D7J
$8.95 each


Phlox stolonifera - May 21 Phlox stolonifera - May 21 Phlox stolonifera - May 23 Phlox stolonifera
stolonifera evgrn peren • ht 3"; fl stalks to 12" • zones 4-9

creeping phlox


native, ground cover, fragrant, sun - part shade
se US

A low, mat-forming species with small, oval, evergreen leaves. Fragrant flowers about 1" across appear in clusters on upright stems in spring. May prefer a bit of shade but does well here in full sun as long as the moisture supply is adequate. Neat in appearance, and spreads moderately quickly. A fine native ground cover. We offer the following selections of Phlox stolonifera:

Phlox stolonifera violet-flowered - May 17 Phlox stolonifera violet-flowered - May 17 Phlox stolonifera violet-flowered - May 17
violet-flowered

This is the typical wild form of the species. For use as a ground cover, this selection will provide the fastest coverage.

cat # 6D7L $7.95 each / 3-9, $7.50 ea / 10+, $6.95 ea

Phlox stolonifera 'Home Fires' - May 20 Phlox stolonifera 'Home Fires' - May 20 Phlox stolonifera 'Home Fires' - May 21 Phlox stolonifera 'Home Fires' - May 21
'Home Fires'

Compact, dense, and a relatively slow spreader, with deep pink flowers. Begins blossoming early in the season.

cat # 6D7K $7.95 each / 3+, $7.50 ea

Phlox subulata
subulata evgrn peren • ht 6" • zones 4-9

moss pink; ground pink; flowering moss

Phlox subulata - May 2


native, ground cover, dry - moist, sun - part shade
e US

A creeping, evergreen species with conifer-like leaves. Forms a dense mat several inches thick. Bears masses of flowers in spring. Popular for use in rock gardens or as a ground cover. Occurs naturally in dry, sandy or rocky situations. Tolerant of poor, dry soil (but looks best if growing conditions are not too difficult). We offer the following selections of Phlox subulata:

Phlox subulata 'Blue Emerald' - May 9 Phlox subulata 'Blue Emerald' - May 9 Phlox subulata 'Blue Emerald' - May 9
'Blue Emerald'

Blue flowers with a purple tone; foliage also has a bluish cast.

cat # 6D7P $7.95 each / 3+, $7.50 ea

Phlox subulata pink-flowered - May 9 Phlox subulata pink-flowered - May 9 Phlox subulata pink-flowered - Dec 13
pink flowered

Bright pink flowers. This is the most commonly cultivated form.

cat # 6D7N $7.95 each / 3+, $7.50 ea

red flowered

Phlox subulata red-flowered - May 2 Phlox subulata red-flowered - May 2

Bright red flowers.

cat # 6D7R $7.95 each

Phlox subulata 'Blue Emerald' - May 11 Phlox subulata 'White Delight' - May 2 Phlox subulata 'White Delight' - May 2 Phlox subulata 'White Delight' - May 9 Phlox subulata 'White Delight' - May 11
'White Delight'

White flowers; Plant is somewhat less vigorous than the other selections of this species listed here. The foliage has a silvery cast.

cat # 6D7Q $7.95 each / 3+, $7.50 ea