Fall produce and decorations: 10:00-4:00 M, T, Th, F 9-1 Sat. Closed Wed. & Sunday
Full Sun - at least 6 hours of unobstructed direct sun
Partial Sun/Partial Shade - 4 to 6 hours of direct light . Preferably morning or early afternoon
Full Shade- bright light (often referred to as dappled light) for more than 2 hours but less than 4 hours of direct light.
Fragrant flowers, attractive to butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds, appear mid-summer to frost.
Dark Dynasty-3' tall, 3 1/2' wide
Prince Charming-(above) 3-4”tall and wide
Queen of Hearts- 2 1/2-3 1/2' tall and wide
Northern Pampas-drought tolerant, bronze fall color
Karl Foerster-pinkish purple bloom good cut fresh or dried
Festuca Cool As Ice-icy blue foliage with blue green flowers
Purple Flame Grass-forms dense reddish green clumps that spread out like a fountian
Red Switchgrass-burgundy tipped leaves turn red in the fall
Red Head Fountain Grass-dark green leaves turn gold in the fall with red foxtail flower plumes
Sioux Blue Indian Grass-bright blue-gray foliage turns yellow then burnt orange in the fall
Clematis is one of the best perennial vines for your garden. These plants dress up any kind of structure they climb with their flowers that come in an array of shapes and colors. Duchess of Edinburgh (pictured), Jackmanii, Madame Edouard Andre, and Nelly Moser are all available.
Luna Rose, hardy hibiscus, grows 2-3 feet tall and wide. Flowers appear late July through September. Each flower only lasts 1-2 days, but each day more blooms open. With blooms that measure 6-8 inches across, these shrubs really put on a show when many other plants have finished blooming.
Scentsation is a non-invasive honeysuckle that can be planted on fences, arbors or trellises. If planted near a porch or patio, it will provide a wonderful fragrance from mid-spring to late summer. Mature height is 6-10 feet.
Forever Pink will grow 4-6 feet tall and will bloom pink in alkaline soils or blue in acidic soils. Other hydrangeas available are All Summer Blue, Annabelle, and Pinky Winky.
The common lilac will grow 8-12 feet tall and wide. If pruning is necessary, do so no later than two weeks after the last bloom. Otherwise next years blooms will be scarce to none.
Decorative mounds 2-3’ tall and wide are covered with long-lasting small white flowers. Often used as cut flowers, plants will rebloom after being deadheaded. Drought tolerant and ignored by deer, they make an ideal addition to any sunny flowerbed.
Cherry Sparks Penstemon feature bright red bell-like flowers that last twice as long as other penstemon. Beardtongue is a native North American flower. Prairie Dusk (pictured) flowers are vivid purple on a tall flower stem.
Grandview Scarlet blooms from Junef to August attracting bees, hummingbirds and butterflies. Petite Delight with large lavender-rose flowers and Grape Gumball with large magenta flowers are also available. Cherry Pops is also available.
American Gold Rush blooms from midsummer to fall with big 2" golden yellow flowers. Lower growing than some of its cousins, Rudebeckia Marmalade (pictured) offers a warm and inviting shade of orange on large daisy like blooms. Marmalade tolerates partial shade, but will thrive in full sun. 1-2' tall and 1-2' wide. Goldilocks, a fully double bloom on long, sturdy stems offers a long bloom season and a long lasting ut flower.
Gaillardia Goblin is extremely heat and drought tolerant, once established. Showy banded flowers cover this plant from early summer into fall. A perfect addition to patio containers for summer color. 1' tall and 1.5' wide. Burgundy blanket flower will also b available.
This is a fast-growing perennial with blooms that look wonderful against its blue-green foliage. Stuart Boothman will bloom most prolifically in spring but will continue into summer if well watered. Bleeeding Heart is an important food source for native pollinators. It makes an excellent cut flower. Plant in mass with groundcovers, or in potted containers.
Snow on the Mountain is an easy-to-grow groundcover that quickly fills a confined space. Attractive all season long in shade to part shade areas.
Nepeta Walker's Low shows off dark lavender-blue flowers in the late spring. Deer and rabbit resistant, as well as drought tolerant, makes this a sought after plant by many.
Easily grown in full sun to part shade. Remove flowering stems after bloom to encourage additional blooms. One of the early blooms that attract migrating hummingbirds. Wild columbine, alpine columbine, and Early Bird Yellow (pictured) are available
Powwow Wildberry (above) will be available. It has showy blooms that last all summer. Study upright stems make this a good choice for windy areas and for cutting gardens. Also available are Butterfly Rainbow Marcella, Magnus, Sombrero Adobe Orange, Sombrero Hot Coral and SunSeeker Rainbow.
Citronelle (pictured) is available. Plant in partial shade as full sun can cause leaf scorch. Do not plant in soil that does not drain well.
Snowcap (pictured) and Angel will be available. All grow best in full sun and well-drained soil.
Elegant but sturdy flower spikes are densely packed with pastel flowers. Blooming for weeks from late spring to late summer. Grow in full sun to part shade. 2-3' tall and 15-18" wide. Black Knight (pictured),Blue Butterfly, belladonna, and Guardian Blue are available. New this year is Red Lark.
These hardy perennials are a relative to the carnation. Fragrant double blooms appear in spring or early summer. Grows well in full sun or part shade. 12" tall and 14" wide. Constant Beauty Crush Burgundy (pictured) or Cadence Salmon are available.
Technically a short-lived perennial, this plant readily self-seeds. Growing 5-12 inches tall and having pale blue flowers, this plant grows best in full sun to part shade.
Blue Angel (above) is a giant, blue-leaved hosta that grows in a mound to 3' tall and 4' wide. White flowers appear in early fall that attract pollinators. Patriot (green leaves with wide white margins), June (bright chartuese yellow center in leaves), and Sum and Substance (one of the largest hostas) are also available.
Plants produce minty smelling flowers on upright spikes continuously from spring to first frost. The colors and aroma will keep hummingbirds coming to your garden all summer long. Sunrise Red (pictured), Sunrise Orange, and Sunrise Yellow are available.
Delmara Pink Ice Plant has pink, daisy-like flowers covering a spreading mat of succulent blue green foliage. Wonderful as a ground cover or wandering through stepping stones.
Red Hot Poker must be grown in full sun. Over time they can spread to three feet. One of the favorite plants of hummingbirds with its bright glowing torch-like flowers.
Lamium, also called Spotted Dead Nettle, is a semi-evergreen, mat-forming perennial noted for its heart-shaped, silvery-green leaves with wide dark green edges. Attractive purple flowers appear in late spring and continue sporadically into fall. Pictured is Purple Dragon Lamium.
True garden classics, peonies once established will last for decades. Plant the eye 2 inches below the soil in a well-drained sunny location and wait for those fragrant blooms in early summer. Felix Crousse, Sarah Bernhardt, and Shirley Temple peonies are available.
A vigorous, spreading, mat-forming, and sun-loving phlox that grows only 6" tall but spreads up to 2'. Will tolerate hot, dry locations once established. Cut back by 1/2 after flowering to stimulate denser growth and a possible light rebloom. Candy Stripe (pictured), Emerald Blue, Fort Hill and Scarlet Flame. available.
Grenadine Dream produces fragrant reddish-purple flowers from July to October. Visited often by hummingbirds and butterflies, these plants will grow to about 20 inches tall and 18 inches wide at maturity. Natascha (pictured) produces pink and white striped flowers.
The variety named Brilliant produces large scarlet-orange flowers in spring. Plants will go dormant in summer, so mix these plants into the middle of beds with tall perennials to cover up the browning foliage. 32-36" tall and 24" wide.
Preferring full sun, the Ozark Sundrops will tolerate some light afternoon shade. Also called Missouri Evening Primrose, these plants are great for rock gardens. The bright yellow flowers resemble poppies growing on a mat of dark green leaves 6-12" high and 12-18" wide.
Sensaton Rose (pictured) reblooms through the summer if given sufficient moisture. Deadheading is important. May Night blooms prolifically with deep purple-blue flowers but reblooms with deadheading and extra watering.
Sunsparkler Firecracker (pictured) provides a rich display of color all season long. It makes a nice weed barrier/groundcover when planted en masse. Prima Angelina and creeping sieboldii are also available.
Royal Candles (above) is one of the showiest, longest blooming selections in the speedwell group. Easily cultivated in sun to part sun locations. Blooms from late spring to mid-summer. Attractive to butterflies. 10-12" tall and 12-15" wide. Also available Rose Improved and Waterperry Blue (low growing creeping habit).
Crazy Cayenne (pictured) is a thread-leaf tickseed which grows in a domed, rounded, uniform habit. Sunfire has golden flowers with large, maroon centers on sturdy stems that are good for cutting. Double the Sun has big golden yellow semi double flowers that appear earlier than most Coreopsis. Also available Reina Gold and Big Bang Mercury Rising
Gaura Passionate Blush is a compact perennial whose new growth is burgundy with masses of ruby colored buds on short, dark red stems which open to deep pink blossoms from spring to fall. 2' tall and wide.