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Genera

A

Acanthus
bear's breech
Acorus
sweet flag
Actinidia
hardy kiwi fruit; bower vine; kolomikta vine; tara vine
Adiantum
northern maidenhair fern
Agastache
Giant hyssop
Ajuga
Bugleweed
Akebia
five-leaved akebia
Allium
onion; chives
Ammophila
American beachgrass
Amphicarpaea
hog peanut
Amsonia
Arkansas blue-star; blue star; thread-leaf blue star; willow amsonia
Andropogon
big bluestem; turkey-foot
Anemone
Canada anemone
Antennaria
pussytoes
Anthoxanthum
sweet vernal grass
Apios
Indian potato; groundnut
Aquilegia
Columbine
Aralia
sarsparilla
Arctostaphylos
bearberry; kinnikinick
Arenaria
Arisaema
Aristolochia
Armeria
sea pink
Aruncus
Goatsbeard
Arundinaria
canebrake bamboo; large cane; small canebrake bamboo; southern cane; switch cane
Arundo
giant reed; Italian reed; cana brava
Asarum
Wild ginger
Asclepias
butterfly weed; swamp milkweed
Asimina
pawpaw
Aster
aster
Athyrium
lady fern
Atrichum
(moss)

B

Bambusa
bamboo
Baptisia
False indigo
Begonia
begonia
Betula
birch
Bignonia
cross vine
Boltonia
(aster-like) boltonia
Bouteloua
sideoats grama
Buchloe
buffalo grass

C

Calamagrostis
reed grass
Calla
water calla; wild calla
Callicladium
(moss)
Caltha
marsh marigold; cowslip
Campanula
bluebells of Scotland; harebell
Campsis
trumpet creeper; trumpet vine
Camptosorus
walking fern
Carex
sedge
Cassia
Senna
Ceanothus
New Jersey tea; red root;wild snowball
Celastrus
Cephalanthus
buttonbush
Cerastium
Chickweed
Ceratostigma
hardy plumbago
Cercis
eastern redbud tree
Chamaedaphne
cassandra; leatherleaf
Chamaemelum
Chamomile
Chasmanthium
northern sea oats
Cheilanthes
hairy lipfern
Chelone
Lyon's turtlehead; red turtlehead; turtle-head
Chionanthus
fringetree
Chrysanthemum
ox-eye daisy; white daisy
Chrysogonum
golden star
Chrysopsis
Golden aster
Cladonia
reindeer moss
Clethra
summersweet; sweet pepperbush
Climacium
tree moss, umbrella moss
Convallaria
lily-of-the-valley; pink-flowered lily-of-the-valley
Coptis
cankerroot; goldthread
Coreopsis
tickseed; stiff coreopsis
Cornus
Asian flowering dogwood; bunchberry; flowering dogwood; kousa dogwood; pagoda dogwood; alternate-leaved dogwood
Cymbopogon
citronella grass; lemon grass
Cyperus
umbrella sedge
Cystopteris
berry fern; brittle fern; bulbet bladder fern; fragile fern

D

Danthonia
junegrass
Decodon
water loosestrife; water willow
Delosperma
hardy ice plant
Dennstaedtia
boulder fern; hay-scented fern
Deschampsia
tufted hair grass
Dianthus
Pink
Dicentra
wild bleeding-heart
Diervilla
bush honeysuckle
Dionaea
Venus's flytrap
Dioscorea
Chinese yam; cinnamon vine; wild yam
Dryopteris
eastern wood-fern; evergreen woodfern

E

Echinacea
purple coneflower
Elaeagnus
wolfberry; silverberry
Empetrum
black crowberry
Epigaea
Mayflower; trailing arbutus
Epilobium
fireweed
Epimedium
bishop's cap
Equisetum
scouring rush
Eragrostis
love grass
Erianthus
Ravenna grass
Erigeron
Fleabane
Eriophorum
rough cotton grass
Euonymus
running strawberry bush
Eupatorium
Joe-Pye-weed; boneset; hardy ageratum; mist flower

F

Fargesia
(clump-forming bamboo); dragon's head bamboo; fountain bamboo; umbrella bamboo
Festuca
blue fescue
Fragaria
strawberry

G

Gaillardia
Blanket flower
Galium
sweet woodruff
Gaultheria
checkerberry; salal; shallon; lemon leaf; teaberry; wintergreen
Gaylussacia
black huckleberry
Gelsemium
yellow jessamine
Geranium
wild geranium
Geum
chocolate root; water avens
Gillenia
Indian physic; bowman's root
Goodyera
orchid
Gymnocarpium
oak fern
Gypsophila
clumping baby's breath

H

Halesia
Carolina silverbell tree
Hamamelis
common witch hazel
Hedyotis
bluets; Quaker ladies
Helianthus
Sunflower
Helictotrichon
blue oat grass
Hemerocallis
daylily
Herniaria
herniary
Heuchera
rock geranium
Hibanobambusa
bamboo
Hibiscus
Hierochloe
Seneca grass; holy grass; sweet grass; vanilla grass
Hypoxis
star grass
Hystrix
bottlebrush grass

I

Indocalamus
bamboo
Iris
iris; blue flag; yellow flag
Itea
Virginia willow; sweetspire; tassel-white

J

Juncus
Japanese-mat rush; soft rush

K

Kalmia
mountain laurel; calico bush; sheep laurel
Kerria
kerria

L

Lamiastrum
yellow archangel
Lamium
Dead nettle
Laportea
wood nettle
Laurentia
blue star creeper
Lavandula
lavender
Ledum
Labrador tea
Liatris
Blazing star
Lilium
Turk's-cap lily
Lindera
spicebush
Linnaea
twinflower
Liriope
creeping lilyturf
Lobelia
cardinal flower; great blue lobelia
Lonicera
honeysuckle
Ludwigia
False loosestrife
Luzula
common wood-rush
Lycopodium
ground cedar; tree club moss
Lygodium
climbing fern; Hartford fern
Lyonia
swamp andromeda
Lysimachia
loosestrife

M

Magnolia
sweet bay magnolia
Maianthemum
Canada mayflower
Manfreda
false aloe
Marshallia
large-flowered Barbara's button
Matteuccia
American ostrich fern; ostrich fern
Meehania
Meehan's mint; creeping mint
Melissa
lemon balm
Mentha
Corsican mint; applemint; horsemint; peppermint; spearmint
Mertensia
Bluebells; lungwort
Mimulus
Alleghany monkeyflower
Miscanthus
silver grass; maiden grass; variegated eulalia; maiden grass
Mitchella
partridgeberry
Monarda
Oswego tea; bee balm; dotted mint; horsemint; wild bergamot
Morus
mulberry
Muhlenbergia
purple hairgrass
Musa
hardy banana

N

Nepeta
catmint
Nymphaea
fragrant water lily

O

Oenothera
showy evening primrose
Onoclea
sensitive fern
Ophiopogon
dwarf lillyturf; mondo grass
Opuntia
prickly pear; Indian fig; chain-link cactus; cholla
Origanum
marjoram; oregano
Osmunda
cinnamon fern; interrupted fern; royal fern

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

R

Rhododendron
rosebay rhododendron; great laurel; white swamp azalea
Rosa
Virginia rose
Rubus
purple flowering raspberry
Rudbeckia
coneflower
Ruellia
wild petunia

S

Sagina
Corsican moss
Salvia
lyre-leafed sage; pineapple sage
Sambucus
sweet elderberry
Sasa
bamboo
Sasaella
bamboo
Sassafras
sassafras
Saururus
lizard's tail
Saxifraga
strawberry begonia
Schizachyrium
bunchgrass; little bluestem
Scirpus
bulrush
Sedum
(sedum); (trailing sedum); October plant; Siebold stonecrop; golden moss; wall pepper; wild stonecrop; worm grass; yellow stonecrop
Semiarundinaria
bamboo
Sempervivum
cobweb houseleek; common houseleek; hens-and-chickens
Senecio
golden groundsel
Shibataea
bamboo
Silene
Silphium
cup plant
Sisyrinchium
pointed blue-eyed grass
Solidago
goldenrod
Sorghastrum
Indian grass
Spartina
variegated prairie cordgrass
Sphagnum
sphagnum moss
Spigelia
Indian pink
Spiraea
meadowsweet
Sporobolus
prairie dropseed
Stachys
Betony; hedge nettle; woundwort
Stokesia
Stokes' aster
Stylophorum
celandine poppy; wood poppy
Styrax
Japanese snowbell tree
Symphytum
comfrey

T

Tanacetum
common tansy; golden buttons
Thalia
water canna
Thelypteris
New York fern; long beech fern; marsh fern; narrow beech fern; northern beech fern
Thuidium
feather moss
Thymus
bear's breech
Tiarella
Wherry's foamflower; foamflower
Tradescantia
hairy spiderwort
Trillium
yellow trillium', 'yellow toadshade'
Tripsacum
eastern gama grass
Typha
cat-tail

U

Urtica
stinging nettle
Uvularia
sessile bellwort; wild oats

V

Vaccinium
cranberry; early sweet blueberry
Verbena
Simpler's joy; blue vervain; rose verbena
Veronica
Speedwell; brooklime
Veronicastrum
culver's root
Vetiveria
khas-khas; khus-khus; vetiver
Viburnum
black haw; highbush cranberry; maple-leaved viburnum; nannyberry; northern arrow-wood; sheepberry; wild raisin; withe-rod viburnum
Vinca
periwinkle
Viola
violet

W

Waldsteinia
barren strawberry; waldsteinia
Woodwardia

Y

Yucca
bear grass, Adam's needle; needle palm, Adam's needle

Z

Zizania
wild rice
Zizia
golden alexanders

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