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Clustered Mountainmint, Bigleaf Mountain Mint, Short-Toothed Mountainmint, Sage
Prices start at : 6.99 USD

This is a durable and slowly spreading native perennial that flowers throughout the summer months. The foliage is wonderfully fragrant and can be used in teas and cooking. Considered by many to be the best of the Mountainmints, Clustered Mountainmint...
  • Grows To: 2-3'H x 18-24''W
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral
  • Deer Resistance: Not Normally Bothered
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
New York
Rochester
Raspberry Wine Bee Balm, Monarda, Oswego Tea, Bergamot
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

In the wild Scarlet Beebalm is most common in the Northeastern and Northcentral US and may prefer afternoon shade in the hotter portions of its range. The image with near raspberry colored foliage is the color Raspberry Wine may take on during fall and...
  • Native To / Origin: US Gardens - Darrell Probost of Hubbardston, MA - 1992
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,8,9
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sun
New York
Rochester
Purple Porterweed
Prices start at : 6.99 USD

Porterweeds are likely the number one favorite nectar plant for butterfly gardeners and surely for the butterflies themselves. In zone 10 it is likely to be a reliable perennial if not evergreen.
  • Fertilizing: Spring-frost or year round in warm, frost free conditions.
  • Pruning: Not needed except to remove spent flower stems though it's not required, pinch to improve branching.
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 10,11, (9A-9B?)
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral
New York
Rochester
Colorwheel Stokesia Daisy, Stoke\'s Aster
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

A durable and reliable US native perennial, Stoke's Aster comes highly recommended and its easy to see why with its moderate drought resistance, few pest or disease problems, deer and rabbit resistance and the fact that it revels in the heat and sun of...
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist, well-drained soils. Moderately drought tolerant once well-established.
  • Grows To: 12-18''H x 12-18''W
  • Salt Tolerance: Moderate
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 7,8,9,(5,6 if mulched)
  • Native To / Origin: US Gardens - Itsaul Plants, Alpharetta, GA, circa 2000
New York
Rochester
Lecompte Blue Chaste Tree, Vitex, Monk\'s Pepper Tree
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

Removing spent flowers and seed heads will promote the production of wave after wave of new flowers throughout the summer and into fall. A highly recommended 'Texas Lilac' selection of Vitex.
  • Salt Tolerance: Moderate soil and aerosol salt tolerance
  • Native To / Origin: US - Nacogdoches, TX - Greg Grant
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline, Alkaline
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
New York
Rochester
Betonyleaf Mistflower, Betonyleaf Thoroughwort, Padre Island Mistflower
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Betonyleaf Mistflower may act like a dieback perennial in the northern portion of its hardiness range. To learn more click here . Many of these images were taken at the National Butterfly Center in Mission, Texas to learn more about their great gardens,...
  • Native To / Origin: US- Texas Gulf Coast from Jackson county to Mexico and Guatemala
  • pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
  • Grows To: 18-30"H x 24-36"W+
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 9,10,11,(8B*,8A?)
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
New York
Rochester
Bahama Blue Passion Flower, Passion Vine
Prices start at : 12.99 USD

To learn more see the Passionfruit datasheet by Purdue Horticulture: https://hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/morton/passionfruit.html#Varieties We have offered this plant under the name of White Passionvine for many years.
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
  • Indoor Light: Direct sunlight, High
  • Grows To: 15-20'H+
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist, fertile, well-drained soils.
New York
Rochester
Yellow Native Coral Honeysuckle
Prices start at : 12.99 USD

For more information see our Coral Honeysuckle Growing Guide . Beautiful yellow tubular blooms are born from spring to fall. Coral Honeysuckle or Trumpet Honeysuckle is a native, often evergreen vine that is vigorous and easy to grow as well as easy to...
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist, moderately fertile soils with good drainage. Moderate drought tolerance once well-established.
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
  • Salt Tolerance: Poor
New York
Rochester
Early Bird Gold Black-Eyed Susan, Rudbeckia
Prices start at : 12.99 USD

Early Bird Gold was selected from a stand of Goldstrum Rudbeckia and inherits all of that award winning perennial's attributes yet it flowers continuously over a much longer period.
  • pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
  • Native To / Origin: US - Dupont Nursery, Plaquemine, LA - 2011
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,9
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
New York
Rochester
Miss Ruby Butterfly Bush, Buddleja
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

Photo courtesy of Proven Winners - www.provenwinners.com A new Buddleja color from the breeding work of Dr. Dennis Werner at JC Raulston Arboretum. Of 107 Butterfly Bushes on trial at Wisley Gardens this was the top vote getter! Butterfly Bush is considered...
  • Soil & Moisture: Well-drained soils, with average moisture. Does not tolerate wet feet / poor drainage but are otherwise fairly adaptable.
  • Grows To: 4-5'H x 4-5'W
  • Container Size: 3 inch DP / 12 fl.oz. / 354ml
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Native To / Origin: US Gardens - JC Raulston Arboretum, Raleigh, NC
New York
Rochester
May Pop Passion Flower, Passion Vine, Passionflower
Prices start at : 7.99 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.
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist to somewhat dry soils.
  • Native To / Origin: US
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Salt Tolerance: Moderate
  • Container Size: 2.25 inch T / 9.7 fl.oz. / 287 ml
New York
Rochester
Sharp or Slender Blazing Star, Gayfeather, Liatris
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Sharp or Slender Blazing Star is tolerant of moisture but is also drought tolerant once well-established. To learn more visit the Cajun Prairie Society or do a search for Gulf Coast prairies.
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Grows To: 24-30''H x 8-12''W
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
New York
Rochester
Climbing Milkweed, Fringed Twinevine
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

Fringed Twinevine is fairly drought resistant once well-established. Climbing Milkweed is a vigorous vine easily reaching 15' under good conditions. This is a drought resistant, taprooted, twining, native, perennial vine, expect the top to die-back in...
  • Grows To: 10-15'H
  • Soil & Moisture: Well-draining, dry to average moist soils. Moderately drought resistant once well-established.
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 7,8,9,10,11
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Deer Resistance: Not Likely to be Bothered
New York
Rochester
American Elderberry, Common Elderberry
Prices start at : 14.99 USD

Periodic removal of older and weaker canes will help to keep them growing vigorously. This is an easy to grow native that makes a nice large informal screen or hedge or can even be pruned into a small tree form.
  • Grows To: 6-12'H x 6-12'W
  • Salt Tolerance: High soil and aerosol salt tolerance
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • Soil & Moisture: Moist to average moist to wet, well-drained, fertile soils. Tolerates clay.
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
New York
Rochester
Buttered Popcorn Cassia, Peanut Butter Senna
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

Tall spikes of dark golden yellow 1" blooms are born in summer and fall on an upright growing shrub. Considered by some to be root hardy in zone 9 with protection. Called Popcorn Cassia because when brushed or crushed the foliage emits the wonderful fragrance...
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 10,11,(9?)
  • pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sun
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
New York
Rochester
Bush\'s Yellow Coneflower, Ozark Coneflower, Yellow Purple Cone Flower
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

Images courtesy of North Creek Nurseries, all rights reserved. A paradoxically yellow flowered purple coneflower with deep sunny yellow ray petals that surround the dark bristly rounded cone.
  • Grows To: 2-3'H x 1-1-1/2'W
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Fertilizing: Spring - midsummer.
  • pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
New York
Rochester
Shoal Creek Blue Chaste Tree, Vitex, Monk\'s Pepper Tree
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

Removing spent flowers and seed heads will promote the production of wave after wave of new flowers throughout the summer and into fall. A 'Texas Lilac' Vitex selection. Shoal Creek Vitex is noted for its extra large 8-12" spikes of purple-blue flowers...
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
  • Grows To: 15'H x 15'W
  • Salt Tolerance: Moderate soil and aerosol salt tolerance
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline, Alkaline
New York
Rochester
Ruby Glow Passion Flower, Passionflower
Prices start at : 14.99 USD

The large deep purplish red petals of Ruby Glow Passionflower are topped with a halo of deep bluish purple filaments. Provide Ruby Glow Passionflower with a moderately fertile, well-drained soil in a full to partial sun location for the best results.
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist, well-drained, moderately fertile soils.
  • pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
  • Grows To: 20'H
  • Indoor Light: Direct sunlight, High
New York
Rochester
Giant Red Justicia, Brazilian Plume, Cardinal\'s Guard
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

Huge scarlet pine-cone-like blooms to 8 inches long are borne in summer atop the large deep green tropical foliage. An unusually large-growing variety.
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 9,10
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
  • Grows To: 5'H x 3'W
New York
Rochester
Pink Rose of Montana, Coral Vine
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

On a recent trip to west Texas we saw a Coral Vine that must have had 50 or more butterflies on one plant! Rose of Montana is considered invasive in some regions, please check with your local county extension office before planting.
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 8,9,10
New York
Rochester
Homestead Purple Verbena
Prices start at : 6.99 USD

Verbena's are cool season growing perennials and so that is when fertilize should be applied. The trailing Verbenas are one of the earliest flowering perennials in our gardens and provide the early hummingbirds and butterflies with plenty of choice nectar...
  • Native To / Origin: US- GA - Dr. Allan Armitage & Dr. Michael Dirr
  • Grows To: 8-12''H x 18-30''W
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 6,7,8,9
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
New York
Rochester
Mexican Butterfly Weed (Orange) , Blood Flower, Indian Root, Swallow-wort
Prices start at : 5.99 USD

For more about Dawn, the wonderful arboretum, and Stephen F Austin's excellent horticultural program click here. A Dawn Stover Nifty Fifty favorite herbaceous plant! Dawn is a Research Associate at Stephen F Austin in Nacogdoches, TX and currently maintains...
  • Grows To: 4'H x 2'W
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 8B,9,10,11
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
  • Native To / Origin: S America
New York
Rochester
Chi-Chi Dwarf Pink Ruellia, Dwarf Mexican Petunia, Dwarf Pink Ruellia, Desert Petunia, Mexican Blue Bells, Florida Bluebells
Prices start at : 6.99 USD

They are shade tolerant but flower best when grown in sunny areas. In mild winter climates, like zone 9 and 10, they can remain evergreen and will flower for most of the year. Chi-Chi Dwarf Pink Mexican Petunia is a lovely dwarf perennial that produces...
  • Grows To: 6-12"H x 8-12"W
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 8,9,10,11
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Salt Tolerance: Slight
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
New York
Rochester
Flutterby Petite Blue Heaven Butterfly Bush, Buddleia
Prices start at : 10.99 USD

Buddleias or Butterfly Bushes do best where they have good drainage and prefer a full to mostly sunny position for the best overall health and flowering. The Flutterby series of Butterfly Bushes or Buddleias were selected not only for their compact habit,...
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
  • Native To / Origin: US Gardens - Peter Podaras, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY - 2011
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 5,6,7,8,9,10,11
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline, Alkaline
  • Salt Tolerance: Slight
New York
Rochester
Mexican Hat, Grey Headed Coneflower, Upright Prairie Coneflower, Red Hats
Prices start at : 5.99 USD

This is a tough and hardy, perennial US Native. Flowers can range from nearly solid burgundy to nearly solid yellow and almost any combination in between. Great for smaller pollinators.
  • Native To / Origin: N America
  • Soil & Moisture: Average to well-drained soils. Moderately drought resistant once well-established.
  • Grows To: 20-30''H x 24-36''W
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10
New York
Rochester
Vining Maple, Red Wings, Mariposa
Prices start at : 14.99 USD

Grow Redwings as a vine or a sprawling shrub preferably in a sunny location and it should reward you for many years to come. Redwing, Vining Maple, and Mariposa are among its many names, whatever you choose to call it this rather hardy vine with tropical...
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moisture, well-drained soils. Does well under average garden conditions. Moderate drought resistance once well-established.
  • Grows To: Vine to 15'L, Shrub to 4'H
  • Native To / Origin: South America
New York
Rochester
Purple Coneflower
Prices start at : 4.49 USD / each

The Purple Coneflowers bloom from mid-summer to fall on 2-3 foot stems. Purple Coneflowers are practically indestructible because they are sub-zero hardy and withstand heat, grow in dry locations and love poor soil.
  • Spread: 18-24''
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Plant Lighting: Full Sun
  • Max Height (feet): 3
  • Colors: Purple
New York
Rochester
White Profusion Butterfly Bush
Prices start at : 9.99 USD

Considered by many to be the best white butterfly bush. 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
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline, Alkaline
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
  • Native To / Origin: Gardens
New York
Rochester
Starry Rosinweed, Southern Rosinweed
Prices start at : 8.99 USD

Starry Rosinweed is a common native of our local pineywoods where it can be seen flowering sometimes as early as March. Great for butterflies and pollinators. 2-3" bright yellow sunflower-like flowers are held on 3'H branching sturdy stems from late spring...
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
  • Deer Resistance: Not Normally Bothered
  • Native To / Origin: E & Central US, excluding FL
  • Grows To: 24-36"H x 12-18"W
New York
Rochester