DECEMBER 2018 SPECIALS            

'ALLEN CHICKERING' SAGE

Salvia clevelandii 'Allen Chickering'

1 gallon size 25% off

regular price $9.99

Evergreen shrub 3' tall and as wide, with many whorls of blue flowers and fragrant foliage.  Requires good drainage, full sun; drought-tolerant, deer-resistant, and attractive to both butterflies and hummingbirds.  _______________________________________________________________________

BANANA PASSION VINE

Passiflora mollissima

1 gallon size, staked

Special price: $2.00 each 

regular price $13.99

Long-tubed pink to rose flowers are followed by 4"-6" long yellow edible fruit.  A vigorous grower, sprawling to 20'-30' and an excellent vine for fast coverage of a bank or fence.

 

 

 

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BLUE & 'ROYAL ROBE' POTATO BUSH

Solanum rantonnetii & 'Royal Robe'

1 gallon & 5 gallon sizes 25% off

regular price $10.99 & $31.99

Cheery, deep purple flowers with yellow centers cover this semi-evergreen South American shrub.  It can reach up to 12' tall and can be trained as a tree or espalliered.  Give full sun and regular water for best results.

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BORDER PENSTEMON

Penstemon hybrids:  'Midnight', 'Firebird', 'Garnet'

1 gallon size  25% off

regular price $8.99

Massed in borders, the brilliant summer & spring flowers of this deer-resistant, perennial add  months of color to your garden.  It grows to 3' tall and attracts both hummingbirds and butterflies.

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BOX HONEYSUCKLE

Lonicera nitida 'Baggesen's Gold'

1 gallon size  25% off

(quantity limited)

regular price $9.99

Golden compact foliage on this 4-6' evergreen shrub sparkles in the sun.  It is frost-hardy with moderate to regular water needs.

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DWARF HORSETAIL

Equisetum scirpoides

1 gallon size 25% off

regular price $12.99

A fast-growing, mat-forming, deer-resistant groundcover which can be grown in containers or at the edge of ponds.  Growing to 6 inches tall, it forms clumps and spreads far and wide.  Give it moist soil in sun or light shade.

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LEMON BOTTLE BRUSH

Callistemon citrinus

1 gallon size 25% off

regular price $9.49

 

Bright red, 6" long flower 'brushes' appear in cycles throughout the year.  A massive shrub, reaching 10-15' tall in 10 years or less. Responds well to light pruning and shearing. It can be trained into a patio tree or sheared to create a flowering formal hedge. Tolerant of heat, cold, and adverse soils. Very low water requirements once established and very easy to grow.

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'LITTLE BUNNY' DWARF FOUNTAIN GRASS

PennIsetum alopecuroides

'Little Bunny'

1 gallon size  50% off

regular price $8.99 

Green flower heads turn buff-white in the fall and the fuzzy plumes look  like cute, little bunny tails.  This easy-care dwarf variety slowly grows to just 18" tall and wide.

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'NATCHEZ' CRAPE MYRTLE (white)

Lagerstroemia 'Natchez'

1 gallon size  50% off

regular price $12.99

Providing year-round interest, with white, delicate-looking crepe-like flowers late in summer, and  fall color with leaves of yellow, orange and red, even the bark is striking when deciduous in the winter.

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'OTTO QUAST' SPANISH LAVENDER

Lavandula stoechas 'Otto Quast'

1 gallon size  25% off

regular price $8.99

A sturdy performer, this small-scale lavender works equally well in a sunny mixed border or a decorative planter.  The dark purple flowers are in bloom most months of the year in our mild coastal climate, providing nectar for butterflies and hummingbirds.

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PERUVIAN LILY-ASSORTED

Alstroemeria hybrids

1 gallon size  25% off

regular price $11.99

Beautiful, long-lasting, trumpet-shaped flowers are a popular cut flower  and also favored by the butterflies.  

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PURPLE FOUNTAIN GRASS

PennIsetum setaceum 'Rubrum'

1 gallon size  50% off

regular price $8.99 

Arching deep purple grass stems and deep dark purple flower plumes rise from the base of this bold, sculptural perennial grass.  This grass grows to 4'-5' high and wide.

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SILVER VARIEGATED JAPANESE SEDGE

Carex oshimensis 'Everest'

1 gallon size  25% off

regular price $10.99

An elegant and tidy evergreen mound-forming grasslike plant, it grows to 1 foot tall and as wide.  It prefers cool full sun or shade in moist, well-drained soil.

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VARIEGATED FLOWERING MAPLE

Abutilon pictum 'Thompsonii

1 gallon size  25% off

regular price $10.99

Hummingbirds and butterflies are attracted to the pale orange flowers, veined in red.  This evergreen, tropical shrub can grow to about 8 feet tall and as wide, providing color even with it's green foliage splashed with yellow.

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