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2017 August Newsletter

Cool Plants

Here are some plants that we have in stock and that we think looks great in your garden right now. Want to know more about these plants? Visit our plant database.

hummingbird mintAgastache ‘Tango’

You’ll love the charming bi colored flowery spikes of fiery orange and a hint of blue. And so will the hummingbirds, butterflies and honeybees it attracts. A distinctive addition for any border. Drought tolerant and easy to grow in any garden soil.

  • Light Need: Full Sun
  • Plant characteristic: Herbaceous

Water HyacinthWater Hyacinth

The Water Hyacinth is a beautiful plant. It has glossy green leaves and lavender blue flowers. The submerged roots are long and hairy and chocolatey brown. They serve as an excellent hiding place and spawning location for many fish.

  • Light need: Full Sun to Part Shade
  • Plant characteristic: Herbaceous

water lilyWater Lilys

Water lilies can be grown in a tub on the patio or in ponds of any size. They grow from tubers planted in pots beneath the water and send up stems with rounded leaves and star-shaped blossoms that float on the surface. Hardy lilies are dependable and easy to plant — a good choice for the beginner. Daytime bloomers, they blossom in the morning and close after sunset, lasting three or four days before sinking beneath the surface.

  • Light need: Full to Partial Sun
  • Plant characteristic: Herbaceous

Heuchera ‘Dolce Cinnamon Curls’

‘Cinnamon Curls’ forms a tidy, compact, rounded mound of glossy, leathery, dissected leaves with ruffled edges. They are a unique blend of coppery orange, red, and purple tones on the top and brilliant magenta red on the undersides of the leaves. This new variety is prized for its foliage.

  • Light need: Part Sun to Full Shade
  • Water needs: Well-drained soil

Coneflower 'Double Scoop Mandarin'Coneflower ‘Double Scoop Mandarin’

Echinacea, a North American genus in the Daisy family, produces big, bright flowers from late June until frost. Plants thrive in average soils, withstand hot, dry conditions, and shrug off cold. Blooms last well cut or dried, and the seeds in the large cone at the heart of the flower head provide nourishment for birds.

  • Light need: Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Plant characteristic: Herbaceous

Pontederia Dilatata ‘Royal Pickerel’

Tall, upright plant that makes a beautiful addition to the pond or water garden. Produces intense blue flower spikes that continue all summer long. Mature size of 3 to 6 feet. Produces intense blue flower spikes that continue all summer long. Beautiful addition to the pond or water garden.

  • Light need: Full Sun
  • Water needs: Marginal, Prefers Wet Soil

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