Perennials & Biennials

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  • Asteromoea mongolica syn. Aster mongolicus or Kalimeris pinnatafida ‘Hortensis’ Japanese aster, Mongolian aster Z 3-9

    Covered with petite double white daisies, blooming for months –late summer-fall

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    Asteromoea mongolica syn. Aster mongolicus or Kalimeris pinnatafida ‘Hortensis’ Japanese aster, Mongolian aster Z 3-9
    Covered with petite double white daisies with golden stamens blooming for months –late summer-fall.

    Size: 2-3’ x 1-2’
    Care: sun to part shade in well-drained to moist well-drained soil
    Native: Japan
    Awards: Georgia Gold Medal 1998 Taxonomists had trouble naming this one. First described in French Journal Nouv. Arch. Mus. Hist. Nat. in 1882. A favorite flower of the late garden writer Elizabeth Lawrence who traced it to the grounds of the old Oxford Orphanage in Oxford NC. (1942)

  • Astilbe andresii ‘Amethyst’ Z 5-8

    pink plumes flowering in July, with oxblood tinged foliage

    $10.25/bareroot

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    Astilbe andresii ‘Amethyst’ Z 5-8
    Three foot tall pink plumes flowering in July, with oxblood tinged foliage

    Size: 36"x 24"
    Care: sun to part shade, moist soil essential. Immune walnut toxicity
    Wildlife Value: attracts butterflies

    Astilbe is Greek from a meaning “without” and stilbe meaning “lustre” referring to the fact that the leaves are not shiny.  Early hybrid by George Arends, nurseryman from Ronsdorf, Gemany (1862-1952).

  • Astilbe andresii ‘Fanal’ Z 4-8

    Marlboro red plumes in June

    $10.25/bareroot

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    Astilbe andresii ‘Fanal’  Z 4-8
    Striking Marlboro red plumes in June

    Size: 24"x 18"
    Care: sun to part shade, moist soil. Immune walnut toxicity
    Wildlife Value: attracts butterflies
    Awards: Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit

    Astilbe is Greek from a meaning “without” and stilbe meaning “lustre” referring to the fact that the leaves are not shiny.  Cross of A. japonica and A. davidii made by Arends, nurseryman from Ronsdorf, Gemany (1862-1952), in 1930.

  • Astilbe chinensis

    Pink plumes in mid-summer

    $9.95/bareroot

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    Astilbe chinensis    Z 4-9
    Pink plumes in mid-summer

    Size: 24” x 24” spreads
    Care: Sun to part shade in moist to moist well-drained soil, more tolerant of drier soil than modern ones. Immune to walnut toxicity.
    Native: Siberia, China, Korea

    Use in  borders or woodland gardens,  for a cut flower or leave it stand for winter interest.   Astilbe is Greek from a meaning “without” and stilbe meaning “lustre” referring to the fact that the leaves are not shiny.  Liberty Hyde Bailey termed this plant “graceful” in the early 1900’s.