Perennials & Biennials

Showing 125–128 of 495 results

  • Chrysanthemum x rubellum ‘Clara Curtis’ Z 4-9

    mid-summer through fall, sprays of large, single deep pink daisies

    Buy

    OUT OF STOCK

    Chrysanthemum x rubellum ‘Clara Curtis’  syn. Dendranthemum ‘Clara Curtis’ Z 4-9
    From mid-summer through fall,  sprays of large, single deep pink daisies, each with a yellow eye.


    Care: Sun to part shade in any soil. Pinch back half way early and again in late June to keep plants bushy and compact, or let them grow taller.

    One of the Korean hybrids. A. Cumming created this in 1937 by crossing an early flowering mum with Chrysanthemum coreanum. 

  • Chrysanthemum x rubellum ‘Mary Stoker’ Z 3-9

    Plants form a bushy mound of light green leaves, bearing loose sprays of large, single soft yellow daisies, blushed with apricot. Blooms mid-summer to early fall

    $9.95/bareroot

    Buy

    Chrysanthemum x rubellum ‘Mary Stoker’   Z 3-9
    Plants form a bushy mound of light green leaves, bearing loose sprays of large, single soft yellow daisies, blushed with apricot.  Blooms mid-summer to early fall

    Size: 1-2’ x 2-3’ and spreading
    Care: Full sun to part shade, tolerates normal, sandy or clay soil
    Wildlife Value: Attracts bees, butterflies and birds. Deer resistant.

    One of the Korean hybrids, Hybridized in the 1930’s 

  • Cimicifuga racemosa Cohosh, Bugbane Z 3-8

    Majestic milky white candles covered with buds like pearls

    $10.95/bareroot

    Buy

    Cimicifuga racemosa Snakeroot, Black Cohosh or Bugbane  Z 3-8
    Majestic milky white candles covered with buds like pearls that open to frilly balls in August

    Size: 4-6' x 2-4'
    Care: Part shade, moist soil
    Native: east N. America, Wisconsin native

    Cimicifuga is Latin meaning “bug” and fugere meaning “to drive away.” “Bugbane” refers to the plant’s odor, repelling insects. “Cohosh” is Algonquin for “rough” referring to the feel of the root. American Indians used its roots medicinally as an astringent, poison and snakebite antidote and to stop coughing. Roots considered an aphrodisiac for women.

  • Clematis fremontii Fremont’s leatherflower Z 4-7

    Purple to white nodding bells with petal tips flipped up

    $16.95/bareroot

    Buy

    Clematis fremontii Fremont’s leatherflower Z 4-7
    Purple to white nodding bells with petal tips flipped up on this short perennial – not a vine

    Size: 12" x 12"
    Care: full sun to part shade in moist to moist well-drained soil
    Native: Missouri, Kansas & Nebraska

    1st collected by John C. Fremont (1813-1890) celebrated American explorer, participant in the “Bear Revolt” that made California independent from Mexico & in turn part of the United States, Governor of California, 1st Senator of California, owner of a California gold mine, abolitionist, 1st candidate for US president on the Republican ticket and Civil War general fired by Lincoln for freeing the slaves of Missouri.  After accumulating fabulous wealth and spending it all, he died in poverty in New York.