Canterbury Bells/Cups & Saucers Mix (Campanula medium ‘Calycanthema’) :Absolutely beautiful bell-shaped flowers with a broad colored calyx in a mix of rose, violet and white. A true biennial that blooms in the spring of the second season. They are superb cut flowers. Grows to 36 inches tall. A must for any cottage garden. Large, vibrant flowers attract hummingbirds to the garden. Blooms in June and July. Allow to reseed for longevity in the garden. Plant in sun or partial shade, 20 inches apart. Hardy zones: 4-9::Size Shipped: Starter plants growing in 2×3 inch pots

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An explosion of brilliant azure blue flowers in summer. A cheerful display reaching 18″ tall in a bushy, dark green plant. A perennial that is excellent in combo container and garden plantings. These reseed easily and once planted will normally propagate themselves. ::Proper name: Anchusa capensis ‘Blue Angel'::Hardiness Zone: 5-10

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Chinese Lantern (Physalis alkekengi):Chinese lantern, Physalis alkekengi, grows to two feet tall and bears small, white flowers followed by large, balloon-like husks. Inside each 2-inch long husk is a small edible scarlet fruit. The Chinese lantern plant is valued for its inflated orange-red seed coverings which resemble miniature Chinese lanterns. For winter bouquets, cut the stems in fall just as the lanterns turn color, remove the leaves and hang them, right side up, to dry in a shady, airy place. Plants often self-sow in the garden. Set Chinese lantern plants from 2 to 3 feet apart as they tend to spread rapidly. They are a very strong perennial, hardy from zone 3-9. They prefer a sunny location with well-drained soil. ::Hardiness Zone: 4-8

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Verbascum ‘Southern Charm’ :Family: Scrophulariaceae:Origin: Hybrid origin.::This magnificent new hardy perennial will bloom the first year producing an abundance of 1 inch, five-petaled, circular golden flowers on elegant tall spikes in late spring and early summer and then repeats in the fall. A purple-red star highlights the center of the blooms. They are excellent for cutting. Easy to grow 2-3 foot plants, which do not self-sow and never look weedy. A true perennial which is winter hardy to zone 5. Highly recommended. ::Easily grown in full sun or partial shade in well-drained soil. Good plant for the perennial border. This compact cultivar is also an excellent container plant. ::Hardiness Zone: 5 – 8 :Height: 2-3 feet :Light: Sun to Partial Shade

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Balloon Flower (Platycodon grandiflorus):Great for the sunny border or for cutting! Big White “Balloons” on Tall, Ultra-Hardy Plants! 25- to 30-inch plants bloom in summer. Cheery white stars all summer long are gorgeous in the garden or vase! This exceptionally tall variety reaches 25 to 30 inches in the garden, with blooms on long, elegant stems. A great choice for cut flowers, it contrasts nicely with the blues of most Balloon Flowers. As colorful as an annual, Platycodon is actually quite hardy and long-lived, increasing the length of its bloomtime for several years after becoming established in the garden. Before the blooms open, the waxy buds have an intriguing puffed-up appearance with little creases, exactly like a balloon or umbrella! Excellent for garden or vase, they flourish in the sunny garden. ::Light: Sun to Part Sun

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Rock-Geranium ‘Dale’s Strain’ (Heuchera americana ‘Dale’ Strain’):Silvery, mottled evergreen foliage. tough and reliable. Greenish-white flowers. Use for shady borders and ground cover. Plant in partial or full shade. Plant 12-15 inches apart. Grows 14″ tall. Hardy in zones 3-9. ::Hardiness Zone: 4

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Proper name: Digitalis Amigua (Carillon Temple Bells or Yellow Foxglove) ;::Extra dwarf plants with spikes of yellow tubular flowers marked with brown. Blooms in June and July. Use for borders, beds, and cut flowers. A very hardy perennial!::Hardiness Zone: 3-9

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Fuji Dawn Violet – Viola mandschurica ::Incredibly beautiful, seldom offered, rare viola. Emerges in early spring with masses of pink-tinged variegated foliage and hundreds of purple flowers. Variegation slowly turns to green and white, then later to uniform dark green and is more intense the second season. Blooms from March-May. In-credible in rock gardens and borders, or potted. Should be offered by every greenhouse! Hardy perennial in zones 4-9. Grows 3-4″ tall. Prefers shade or part-shade. ::The starter plants you receive are growing in 2 x 3 inch pots. They are blooming size.

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Stonecrop – Sedum:Family: Crassulaceae. ::Prefers sun to partial shade with well-drained soil. For rock gardens and taller varieties in borders. ::Beka (Autumn Delight):Reversed variegation from the outstanding Sedum ‘Lajos’ with same excellent non-flopping habit. Leaves have cream-gold centers with green margins. Dusty-pink flowers::Hardiness Zone: 3 – 10

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Canterbury Bells/Cups & Saucers Mix (Campanula medium ‘Calycanthema’) :Absolutely beautiful bell-shaped flowers with a broad colored calyx in a mix of rose, violet and white. A true biennial that blooms in the spring of the second season. They are superb cut flowers. Grows to 36 inches tall. A must for any cottage garden. Large, vibrant flowers attract hummingbirds to the garden. Blooms in June and July. Allow to reseed for longevity in the garden. Plant in sun or partial shade, 20 inches apart. Hardy zones: 4-9::Sized Shipped: Starter plants growing in 2×3 inch pots

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Extend the Astilbe Season with Petite, Colorful Pumila ! Just 8 to 15 inches high and wide–a wonderful ground cover! Blooms mid to late summer. The most versatile Astilbe we know. This petite, rosy-pink variety grows just 8 to 15 inches high and wide in the shade and doesn’t start blooming until most others have stopped! Pumila is a neat, very easy-to-grow plant, more tolerant of dry soils than other Astilbes and just packed with rosy-pink color! Perfect as a ground cover, a container plant or a shinning gem for the front of the shade garden. Pumila is a trouble-free joy. Blooms begin in midsummer and continue until fall. Best in shade. Hardy in zones 5-9.

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