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Indigo Spires Salvia
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

An application of fertilizer at this time may also be beneficial in spurring flower production. To learn more about this excellent perennial Salvia " Salvia x "Indigo Spires", Indigo Spires Salvia " from the University of Florida Extension Service by...
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist, well-drained, moderately fertile soils.
  • Native To / Origin: US - Huntington Botanic Gardens, San Marino, CA - circa1979
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 8,9,10,11
Louisiana
Merryville
Homestead Purple Verbena
Prices start at : 6.99 USD

Homestead Verbena was discovered by Dr. Allan Armitage and Dr. Michael Dirr on an old homestead in Georgia. The trailing Verbenas are one of the earliest flowering perennials in our gardens and provide the early hummingbirds and butterflies with plenty...
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Grows To: 8-12''H x 18-30''W
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 6,7,8,9
Louisiana
Merryville
May Pop Passion Flower, Passion Vine, Passionflower
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

The Maypop Passionvine or Passion Flower produces a summer long display of 2-3" wide white, lavender, and purple exotic flowers that are held against medium green tropical foliage.
  • Grows To: 15-20'H
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 6,7,8,9,10,11
Louisiana
Merryville
Buchanan\'s Sage, Purple Autumn Sage, Fuchsia Sage, Salvia
Prices start at : 8.99 USD

An application of fertilizer at this time may also be beneficial in spurring flower production.Average moist, well-drained, moderately fertile soils. Average moist, well-drained, moderately fertile soils.Average moist, well-drained, moderately fertile...
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist, well-drained soils.
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 9,10,11, (8B?)
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
  • Grows To: 18-24''H x 18-24''W
Louisiana
Merryville
Lo\' & Beholdtm Lilac Chip Butterfly Bush, Buddleja
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

A tight compact mound of blue-green foliage is topped with spikes of lilac colored, fragrant flowers. The small size, exceptional flower power, and spreading habit lends Lilac Chip to use in the perennial border, as a groundcover, smaller spaces, and...
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Grows To: 12-24''H x 18-24''W
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 5,6,7,8,9,10,11
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Native To / Origin: US Gardens- NC, JC Raulston, Dr. Dennis Werner - 2012
Louisiana
Merryville
Pam Puryear\'s Pink Turks Cap
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Easy to grow, moderately drought tolerant once well-established, and exceptionally free-flowering. Shade tolerant, deer resistant, moderately salt tolerant, and moderately drought resistant once they are well-established and few plants can compete for...
  • Soil & Moisture: Average to moist but moderatley drought tolerant once well established. Adaptable to soil types.
  • Native To / Origin: US- Greg Grant, SFA Gardens, Nacogdoches, TX
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch SQ / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Salt Tolerance: Moderate
  • Fertilizing: Use a balanced, preferably slow-release, fertilizer in spring-midsummer if needed.
  • Pruning: Cutback hard if desired in early spring, and remove dead and freeze damaged stems.
Louisiana
Merryville
Siskyou Pink Gaura, Apple Blossom Grass, Wand Flower, Lindheimer\'s Bee Blossom
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

A tough and hardy, drought tolerant, perennial US Native. Masses of tall wispy deep pink spikes are covered by a succession of large pink butterfly-like flowers throughout summer.
  • Native To / Origin: US - TX, LA - Siskyou Rare Plant Nursery, Medford, OR
  • Grows To: 2-3'H x 2-3''W
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 6,7,8,9,10
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
Louisiana
Merryville
Snow Queen Passion Flower, Passionvine
Prices start at : 17.99 USD

Similar to Constance Elliot but with larger flowers and improved vigor and disease resistance. Provide your Snow Queen Passionvine with a breathable protective winter mulch and a well-drained soil in the garden and landscape.
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist, fertile, well-drained soils.
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 8B,9,10,11,(8A?)
  • pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral
  • Grows To: 8-12'H+
Louisiana
Merryville
Angel Wing Jasmine, Shining Jasmine, Star Jasmine
Prices start at : 12.99 USD

Sweetly fragrant clusters of 2", star-like, pure white blooms are produced continuously throughout the summer months against a rich glossy green foliage. Train it on a trellis or other support to produce a small-medium sized fragrant evergreen vine.
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 9,10,11
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Grows To: 5'H x 6'W
Louisiana
Merryville
Butterflytm Red Pentas, Egyptian Star Cluster
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

The flowers of Pentas will attract butterflies and other nectar loving creatures to your gardens throughout summer. The Butterfly Series Pentas have been selected as a 2012 Louisiana Super Plant! Give it a rich fertile soil and periodic water during dry...
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 9B,10,(9? with protection)
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Indoor Light: Direct sunlight
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Soil & Moisture: Well-drained, average moisture, moderately fertile acid soils.
  • Salt Tolerance: Moderate
Louisiana
Merryville
Early Bird Gold Black-Eyed Susan, Rudbeckia
Prices start at : 12.99 USD

A must have perennial! Early Bird Gold Rudbeckia produces wave after wave of bright golden yellow, 3-4" daisies from late spring to fall on a nicely branching plant. This exciting new day-length neutral and thusly free flowering Black-Eyed Susan was discovered...
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Native To / Origin: US - Dupont Nursery, Plaquemine, LA - 2011
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,9
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
Louisiana
Merryville
October Skies Aromatic Aster
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Excellent drought tolerance once well-established as well as good deer resistance and reliability. Aromatic Aster is native to much of the central and eastern US. Pruning if necessary should not be done after June as you may be removing flower buds for...
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline, Alkaline
  • Grows To: 18-24"H x 24-30"W
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
Louisiana
Merryville
Texas Coneflower
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

The Texas Coneflower is found only in Louisiana and SE Texas. A rosette of large, rich dark green glossy foliage subtends the flower stalks. A good nectar and pollen source for pollinators.
  • Deer Resistance: Not Normally Bothered
  • Grows To: 3-4'H x 18-24"'W
  • Soil & Moisture: Average to moist.
  • Native To / Origin: US- Louisiana and SE Texas
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic
Louisiana
Merryville
Lavender Porterweed
Prices start at : 6.99 USD

This is one of the few plants that you will find consistently at nearly every butterfly conservatory. I would be surprised to find a plant that produces a more continuous supply of nectar rich flowers from summer to frost, even most Lantana has to catch...
  • Pruning: Not needed except to remove spent flower stems though it's not required, pinch to improve branching.
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 10,11,(9?)
  • Grows To: 3-4'H x 3'W
  • Fertilizing: Spring-frost or year round in warm, frost free conditions.
Louisiana
Merryville
Summer Jewel Red Scarlet Sage, Blood Sage, Hummingbird Sage
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

A.k.a. Texas Sage, Scarlet Salvia, Tropical Sage. Salvias are considered the #1 plant for Hummingbirds with their tubular flowers designed for pollination by these amazing flyers. Periodic removal of spent flower spikes will help keep your Scarlet Sage...
  • Native To / Origin: US - TX, LA, MS, GA, AL, FL - Bred by Takii & Co, Ltd
  • Grows To: 18-24"H x 18-24''W
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
Louisiana
Merryville
Lo\' & Beholdtm Lilac Chip Butterfly Bush, Buddleja
Prices start at : 12.99 USD

A tight compact mound of blue-green foliage is topped with spikes of lilac colored, fragrant flowers. The small size, exceptional flower power, and spreading habit lends Lilac Chip to use in the perennial border, as a groundcover, smaller spaces, and...
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline, Alkaline
  • Grows To: 12-24''H x 18-24''W
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Soil & Moisture: Well-drained soils, with average moisture. Does not tolerate wet feet / poor drainage but are otherwise fairly adaptable.
Louisiana
Merryville
Baja Red Rose of Montana, Coral Vine
Prices start at : 12.99 USD

This is the selection with the deepest red color, comes from seed collected in southern Baja California. It flowers all summer and fall. On a recent trip to west Texas, we saw what must have been over 50 butterflies on one vine! Coral Vine is considered...
  • Grows To: Vining to 40'
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 8,9,10
  • Native To / Origin: Mexico
Louisiana
Merryville
Royal Red Butterfly Bush
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

Deadheading spent flowers will help to promote continuous flowering but this is not required. Royal Red is vigorous and fast growing quickly developing into a medium-sized deciduous shrub that flowers from late spring until frost.
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Native To / Origin: US Gardens - Good and Reese Nursery, Ohio, 1928
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline, Alkaline
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
Louisiana
Merryville
Bush\'s Yellow Coneflower, Ozark Coneflower, Yellow Purple Cone Flower
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

Neglecta , that has white, pink, to purplish ray petals that more closely resemble those of the Sanguin Purple Coneflower, E. This is a clump forming, taprooted perennial that prefers well-drained soils.
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
  • Fertilizing: Spring - midsummer.
  • Soil & Moisture: Well-drained, moderately dry to average moist soils.
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 5,6,7,8
  • pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
Louisiana
Merryville
Native Purple Cone Flower
Prices start at : 6.99 USD

A superb butterfly nectar plant! Masses of large pinkish-purple daisy-like blooms are often born from late spring to fall. An excellent cut flower that can last for up to a week in a vase.
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Grows To: 12-24''H x 12''W
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
Louisiana
Merryville
Henry Duelberg Mealycup Sage
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

For more about the story about the discovery of Henry Duelberg and Augusta Duelberg mealycup sages see the 'External Info Link' below. This is a wonderful drought tolerant, reliable, native perennial for the garden as well as butterflies and other pollinators.
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline, Alkaline
  • Grows To: 3'H x 3'W
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 7,8,9,10,11
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
Louisiana
Merryville
Crucita, Jack in the Bush, Fragrant Mist Flower, Blue Mist Flower
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

In cooler climates it may act as a die-back perennial returning from the roots in spring. A native of the southern most portions of Texas and Florida, Crucita can be found in flower as early as mid summer to late fall.
  • Grows To: 3-6'H x 4-6'W
  • Deer Resistance: Not Normally Bothered
  • Salt Tolerance: Poor
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Soil & Moisture: Well draining somewhat dry soils.
Louisiana
Merryville
Colorwheel Stokesia Daisy, Stoke\'s Aster
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Stoke's Asters or Stokesia Daisies are durable drought, deer, and rabbit resistant, clump-forming native perennials. Their only downfall is wet soggy winter soils which could cause rot.
  • Salt Tolerance: Moderate
  • Native To / Origin: US Gardens - Itsaul Plants, Alpharetta, GA, circa 2000
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 7,8,9,(5,6 if mulched)
Louisiana
Merryville
White Profusion Butterfly Bush
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

White, fragrant bloom spikes reaching 16", are held against the green, velvety foliage. Butterfly Bush is considered invasive in some areas, please consult your local state offices before purchasing.
  • Salt Tolerance: Slight
  • Grows To: 4-6'H x 3-5'W
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline, Alkaline
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 5,6,7,8,9,10,11
Louisiana
Merryville
Henry Eilers Quilled Sweet Coneflower
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

This Rudbeckia is unusual in that it will grow and flower quite well even under deciduous shade. It was discovered by it's namesake and was introduced by plantsman Larry Lowman. The sweetly scented foliage gives it its common name.
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,8,9
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
  • Grows To: 4-6'H x 2-3'W
Louisiana
Merryville
Coronation Gold Achillea, Yarrow
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Dense flat topped clusters that can be 6" or more across are composed of tightly packed, tiny, dark golden yellow daisies. Mainly they do not like to stay wet and avoid over fertilizing these plants as they can grow too lush and soft and may have a tendency...
  • Salt Tolerance: Moderate soil salt tolerance
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 3,4,5,6,7,8
  • Soil & Moisture: Well-drained, average moist to dryish, poor mineral soils.
  • Grows To: 24-40"H x 18-24"W
  • Deer Resistance: Not Likely to Be Bothered
Louisiana
Merryville
Kobalt Blue Salvia, Anise Sage
Prices start at : 8.99 USD

Provide full to partial sun with average drainage with average moisture for best results. Use this reliable perennial Salvia in beds or containers. It has been known to spread by rhizomes but under most conditions stays neatly where it's put and where...
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Grows To: 36''H x 18-24''W
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Native To / Origin: South America
Louisiana
Merryville
Augusta Duelberg Mealycup Sage
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

For more about the story about the discovery of Henry Duelberg and Augusta Duelberg mealycup sages see the 'Extermal Info Link' below. Once again we should all thank Greg Grant for another excellent selection! This tough little sage was found growing...
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist to periodically dry, well-drained soils.
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Grows To: 2-3'H x 2-3'W
  • Native To / Origin: US - Greg Grant, TX
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
Louisiana
Merryville
Red Midget Dwarf Mexican Hat, Grey Headed Coneflower, Upright Prairie Coneflower, Red Hats
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Each golden yellow petal is heavily splashed with burgundy and surround the tall brown central cone of each daisy-like flower. Finely textured blue-gray foliage on a plant that becomes more dense with age.
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
  • Grows To: 18-24''H x 24-30''W
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10
  • Native To / Origin: N America
Louisiana
Merryville