New and Featured Varieties

Skagit Gardens has a commitment to providing a consistent lineup of exciting, exceptional, new plant introductions. We dedicate a considerable amount of time, space and staff to growing and evaluating new varieties before we offer them to you. We hope you enjoy these selections that we find particularly worthy of note.

Botanical Name     Common Name
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Anemone x hybrida Fantasy 'Cinderella'
Common Name: Japanese Anemone

Rose pink, single flowers. These are fantasies come to life: very compact and heavily blooming.

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Anemone x hybridus Fantasy 'Pocahontas'
Common Name: Japanese Anemone

Double, rose pink flowers. These are fantasies come to life: very compact and heavily blooming.

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Aralia cordata 'Sun King'

Sunny gold leaves keep their color throughout the summer. This herbaceous perennial grows rapidly and looks shrubby without being woody.

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Brunnera macrophylla 'Silver Heart'
Common Name: Siberian Bugloss

Loose clusters of tiny blue flowers float above large, pure silver leaves lightly veined in green. This vigorous variety has thick, hefty leaves that stand up well to heat and humidity. 

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Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Eldorado'
Common Name: Feather Reed Grass

This variegated form of C. 'Karl Foerster' is an upright clump of narrow green blades with a bright gold center. Very slender, vertical plumes. Light purple seed heads mature to buff. Deciduous.

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Campanula Blue Orb™
Common Name: Bellflower

Round, true blue flowers face upward on this low-growing perennial that forms a compact, mound. Blooms continuously throughout the summer.

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Carex oshimensis EverColor® 'Everillo'
Common Name: Sedge

A mounding fountain of lime green leaves turning to gold.  Evergreen.

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Carex oshimensis EverColor® 'Everlime'
Common Name: Sedge

Arching deep green leaves with lime green margins. Robust and evergreen.

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Carex oshimensis EverColor® 'Everoro'
Common Name: Sedge

Green leaves with a large, gold, central band form a fountain of evergreen foliage.

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Carex oshimensis EverColor® Everest
Common Name: Sedge

A mounding fountain of white-striped, green leaves.  Evergreen.

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Carex trifida 'Rekohu Sunrise'
Common Name: Sedge

This unusual, variegated Carex has broad green leaves edged with a soft gold margin and forms a fountain-shaped, evergreen clump. Tender.

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Centaurea montana 'Black Sprite'
Common Name: Hardheads, Knapweed

Exotic, silky, burgundy black flower petals form a spidery starburst against a gray green, silvery-leaved backdrop.

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Chelone lyonii Tiny Tortuga
Common Name: Turtlehead

Uniquely shaped, dark pink flowers in clusters. Thick, dark green leaves. Very compact. Spreads slowly. Deer and disease resistant.

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Coreopsis Li'l Bang™ 'Daybreak'
Common Name: Tickseed

Single red flowers with a vibrant yellow orange edge on handsome, dark green foliage. From the new and very compact, long-blooming Li'l Bang™ Series.

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Coreopsis Li'l Bang™ 'Enchanted Eve'
Common Name: Tickseed

Large, single, dark yellow flowers with a vibrant red orange center. Long bloom time. Compact, mounding, dwarf foliage. 

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Coreopsis Li'l Bang™ 'Red Elf'
Common Name: Tickseed

Very large, rich red flowers. Dwarf, mounded habit. Long blooming.

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Coreopsis Li'l Bang™ 'Starlight'
Common Name: Tickseed

Very large, creamy flowers with a burgundy center turn a rosy pink in cooler temperatures. Dwarf, dense, wiry foliage forms a dark green mound. Long blooming.

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Cosmos atrosanguineus Chocamocha™

For a guilt-free chocolate indulgence, Chocamocha™ has deep chocolate maroon flowers with a very pronounced cocoa scent. Dark green foliage is bushy and more compact than the classic Chocolate Cosmos.

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Crocosmia x cocosmiflora 'Orange Lucifer'
Common Name: (Montbretia)

Clusters of orange red flowers on arching stems. Swordlike foliage. Spreading.

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Delosperma cooperi 'Jewel of Desert Garnet'

Bright red flowers with a hot pink eye. Succulent, compact foliage. Very long blooming.

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Delosperma cooperi 'Jewel of Desert Topaz'

Amber flowers with a white eye. Succulent, compact foliage. Very long blooming.

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Delphinium elatum New Millennium™ 'Dwarf Stars'

Mix of purples, blues, pinks and creams, some with contrasting bee. Well branched, sturdy and truly dwarf: sturdy, wind resistant and won’t flop! Heat, humidity and cold tolerant.

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Dianthus Scent First® Raspberry Surprise
Common Name: Pink

Very fragrant, double, pink blossoms with a red center. Dense, grayish blue green mound. Flowers rise above height given: up to 10".

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Dianthus Scent First® Sugar Plum
Common Name: Pink

Showy, ruffled pink blooms with a raspberry eye on attractive dark stems. Fragrant, semidouble flowers rise above height given: up to 12". Heavy bloomer with blue green foliage.

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Dianthus Shining Star
Common Name: Pink
Large, single, very bright pink, star flowers held above the foliage. Long blooming. Compact, mounding, blue green foliage....

Dianthus superbus Kahori®
Common Name: Pink

Strongly scented, semidouble, pinkish purple flowers. Silvery, gray green leaves. Continuous flowering. 

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Echinacea 'Cheyenne Spirit'
Common Name: Coneflower

Mix of single, brilliant flowers in red, orange, purple, scarlet, cream and white. Very floriferous. Dark green foliage.

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Echinacea Butterfly™ 'Cleopatra'
Common Name: Coneflower

Single, bright yellow flower with an orange cone. Rich green foliage. Dwarf habit.

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Echinacea Butterfly™ 'Julia'
Common Name: Coneflower

Single, vivid tangerine orange flowers. This sturdy, dwarf Echinacea is from the Butterfly™ Series each of which is named for its resemblance to the color of a particular butterfly.

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Erysimum 'Honeyberry'
Common Name: Wallflower

Clusters of intense magenta flowers rise above the variegated foliage. Shrubby and upright, with a  lovely honey scent.

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Erysimum Fragrant Star
Common Name: Wallflower

This shining star glows with highly scented, bright yellow blossoms and radiant, variegated green and yellow foliage. With a very compact and bushy form, it's a beacon in any garden. Flowers are sterile, producing a long bloom season.

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Erysimum Winter™ Orchid
Common Name: Wallflower

 Short spikes of sweetly scented, red flowers age to a deep orchid. Dark green, bushy foliage.

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Erysimum Winter™ Sorbet
Common Name: Wallflower

Short spikes of sweetly scented, dusky orange flowers age to light purple. Dark green, bushy foliage. 

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Euphorbia characias 'Glacier Blue'
Common Name: Spurge

Blue gray leaves are edged in cream. Cream flowers and bracts with blue gray striping. Evergreen.

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Euphorbia characias ssp. wulfenii 'Shorty'
Common Name: Spurge

Graceful, blue green foliage. Red growing tips and bright yellow flowers in late winter. Compact, strong and mounding.

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Euphorbia x martini 'Ascot Rainbow'
Common Name: Spurge
Variegated foliage and flowers in sage green, gold and lime, tinged reddish pink in cool weather. Compact and slightly spreading. Evergreen....

Festuca glauca Beyond Blue

Intense, powder blue foliage. Color stays bright throughout the season without browning. Evergreen.

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Fuchsia 'Golden Gypsy'

Double flowers with pink sepals and a lavender corolla. Vigorous, golden foliage with reddish stems. Dense, semi-upright mounding habit.

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Geranium 'Rozanne'
Common Name: Cranesbill
Large, deep violet blue flowers with white center. Bright red fall foliage....

Geum Cocktails™ 'Cosmopolitan'
Common Name: Avens

Semidouble, pink, rose and cream flowers with ruffled petals. Sterile flowers provide a long bloom time.

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Geum Cocktails™ 'Sangria'
Common Name: Avens

Single to semidouble, red flowers with green, slightly hairy foliage. Long blooming because the flowers are sterile.

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Helenium 'Short 'n' Sassy'
Common Name: Sneezeweed

Bright gold and orange flowers. Very long bloom time, flowering earlier that most Heleniums. Short and compact.

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Helleborus Gold Collection® Jesko
Common Name: Hellebore

Large white blooms with overlapping petals emerge in early winter. Evergreen, glossy, deep green foliage. Very compact habit. Easy to grow. Deer resistant.

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Helleborus Gold Collection® Love Bug
Common Name: Hellebore

Rose buds on rose stems open to cream flowers with a rose blush. Blue gray foliage. Very compact. Evergreen and deer resistant. Garden hardiness still being tested.

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Helleborus Gold Collection® Marlon
Common Name: Hellebore

Blush rose buds open to large cream flowers that age to green. Compact, deep green foliage and cinnamon stems. Deer resistant.

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Helleborus Gold Collection® Platinum Rose
Common Name: Hellebore

Bright rose buds open to creamy flowers that fade to dark rose. Large, blue gray leaves and red stems. Evergreen and deer resistant. Garden hardiness still being tested.

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Helleborus Ivory Prince
Common Name: Hellebore

Ivory flowers flushed pink, with green streaks. Shrublike, blue green foliage.

 

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Helleborus niger Gold Collection® Jacob
Common Name: Hellebore

Single, pure white blooms turn light green as flowers age. Cool weather can produce pink-tinged flowers. Handsome dark green foliage. First-year blooming. Great garden perennial and ideal for indoor holiday decorating.

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Helleborus niger Gold Collection® Jonas
Common Name: Hellebore

Snow white blossoms age to light green and may turn to blush pink in cool weather. Evergreen and deer resistant.

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Helleborus niger Gold Collection® Josef Lemper
Common Name: Hellebore
Slightly cupped, pure white, upward-facing flowers turn to light green. Strong stems and dark green foliage....

Helleborus x ballardiae Gold Collection® Camelot
Common Name: Hellebore

Pink buds open to large, pinkish cream flowers that face outward. Evergreen and deer resistant.

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Helleborus x ballardiae Gold Collection® Cinnamon Snow
Common Name: Hellebore

Pink buds open to creamy white flowers suffused with warm rose and cinnamon. Dark cinnamon rose petal reverse. Large blooms face outward. Handsome dark foliage. Deer resistant.

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Helleborus x ballardiae Gold Collection® Mahogany Snow
Common Name: Hellebore

Compact and uniform, with reddish stems. Large, creamy flowers with light pink reverse; blooms age to mahogany pink. Deer resistant.

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Helleborus x ballardiae Gold Collection® Merlin
Common Name: Hellebore

Outward-facing, light pink to pink flowers mature to a deep cranberry. Very dark foliage with dark stems. Deer resistant.

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Helleborus x ballardiae Gold Collection® Pink Frost
Common Name: Hellebore

Burgundy and white buds open light pink, maturing to burgundy red. Handsome, silvery green foliage.

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Helleborus x ballardiae Gold Collection® Spring Party
Common Name: Hellebore

Creamy white flowers accented by gray green leaves with distinctively lighter veins.

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Helleborus x ericsmithii Gold Collection® Champion
Common Name: Hellebore

Large, creamy white flowers with a dark pink reverse. Handsome, evergreen foliage. Deer resistant.

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Helleborus x ericsmithii Gold Collection® Monte Cristo
Common Name: Hellebore

Compact and well-proportioned, heavy bloomer with blue gray leaves and red stems. Cream flowers with a peachy rose blush. Deer resistant.

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Helleborus x ericsmithii Gold Collection® Shooting Star
Common Name: Hellebore

Dusty rose buds open to white flowers that fade to sage green. Deep green leaves with prominent veins and dark red stems. Deer resistant.

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Helleborus x hybridus Winter Jewels® 'Red Sapphire'
Common Name: Hellebore, Orientalis Type

Nodding, double, vibrant rose red flowers. Dark green foliage. Deer resistant.

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Helleborus x hybridus Winter Jewels® Amethyst Glow
Common Name: Hellebore, Orientalis Type

Nodding, deep purple flowers with a lighter edge. Dark green foliage. Deer resistant.

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Helleborus x hybridus Winter Jewels® Apricot Blush
Common Name: Hellebore, Orientalis Type

Nodding blooms in shades of apricot, with deep rose markings: speckles, picotee or veining. Chartreuse to medium green foliage. Deer resistant.

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Helleborus x hybridus Winter Jewels® Black Diamond
Common Name: Hellebore, Orientalis Type

Nodding blooms of nearly black-tinted slate, burgundy or red. Purple foliage matures to green. Deer resistant.

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Helleborus x hybridus Winter Jewels® Golden Lotus
Common Name: Hellebore, Orientalis Type

Nodding, double, yellow flowers, many with touches of red. Medium green leaves. Deer resistant.

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Helleborus x hybridus Winter Jewels® Onyx Odyssey
Common Name: Hellebore, Orientalis Type

Nodding double blossoms: purple, slate and black. Dark green foliage. Deer resistant.

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Helleborus x hybridus Winter Jewels® Peppermint Ice
Common Name: Hellebore, Orientalis Type

Large, double, light pink flowers with dark pink edge. Dark green foliage. Deer resistant.

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Helleborus x hybridus Winter Jewels® Rose Quartz
Common Name: Hellebore, Orientalis Type

Large, double, picotee blooms with petals edged in rose pink. Dark green foliage. Deer resistant.

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Helleborus x nigercors Gold Collection® Ice Breaker Max
Common Name: Hellebore

Large, creamy white blooms with a green blush. Handsome, large, shiny green leaves. Evergreen.

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Heuchera 'Dark Secret'
Common Name: Coral Bells, Villosa Type / Coral Flower

Purple bronze foliage with a silvery cast and ruffled edges. Clusters of small, cream flowers.

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Heuchera 'Obsidian'
Common Name: Coral Bells / Coral Flower

Deep dark purple, almost black, rounded leaves. Clusters of creamy white flowers rise above height given: up to 24". Mounding.

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Heuchera 'Peach Flambé'
Common Name: Coral Bells / Coral Flower

Bright orange new growth matures to peach, then plum-colored leaves. Clusters of white flowers rise above height given: up to 16".

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Heuchera Marmalade™ 'Lime Marmalade'
Common Name: Coral Bells / Coral Flower

Ruffled, lime green, mounding foliage. Clusters of white flowers rise above height given: up to 16". Tough, sturdy garden plant that does well even in heat and humidity.

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Heuchera x villosa 'Kassandra'
Common Name: Coral Bells, Villosa Type / Coral Flower

New leaves emerge orange red and transition to orange, caramel, brown and green for a multicolored look. Small white flowers with dark stems.

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Lamium maculatum 'Lemon Frost'

Lavender blooms above heart-shaped leaves. New growth is lime green with white center stripe. Spreads slowly.

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Lavandula angustifolia Big Time Blue
Common Name: English Lavender

Very early to flower, with large, purplish blue blossoms on fat spikes. Vigorous, gray green foliage. 

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Lavandula angustifolia Platinum Blonde™
Common Name: Lavender

Blue flower spikes and cream and green, variegated foliage. Lovely lavender scent. Garden hardiness still being tested.

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Lavandula stoechas 'Anouk'
Common Name: French Lavender

Fragrant, dark violet spikes topped with lighter violet wings. Gray green, narrow leaves. Compact, evergreen and early blooming. 

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Lavandula x intermedia Phenomenal™
Common Name: Lavender

Spikes of deep lavender, extremely fragrant flowers rise above height given: up to 30". Very tight  and dense foliage; does not form hollow center. High oil content. Tough and adaptable.

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Lewisia cotyledon 'Elise'

Assortment of colors in pink, rose, salmon, orange, white, yellow and some bicolors. Single blooms.

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Nepeta Junior Walker™
Common Name: Catmint

Masses of small, lavender blue flowers. Blue green, aromatic foliage. Dwarf, compact and tidy; does not split or reseed.

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Origanum 'Amethyst Falls'
Common Name: Ornamental Oregano

Masses of hop-like, bright pink blooms with chartreuse flower bracts. Lightly scented, gray green foliage.

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Penstemon digitalis 'Pocahontas'

Showy clusters of lavender pink flowers. Upright burgundy foliage with red stems.

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Phlox paniculata Coral Flame®
Common Name: Garden Phlox

Large clusters of fragrant, dramatic, bright coral flowers. Naturally dwarf, and highly disease resistant.

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Phlox paniculata White Eye Flame®
Common Name: Garden Phlox

Large clusters of fragrant, snow white blossoms with a rich red eye. Naturally dwarf and highly disease resistant.

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Rosemary officinalis 'Roman Beauty'
Common Name: Rosemary

Dense foliage on semitrailing, arching stems with medium blue flowers. Fragrant. Use in cooking and potpourri.

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Rudbeckia fulgida 'Little Goldstar'

Lots of golden yellow flowers held just above the short, rich green foliage. Compact habit.

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Salvia 'Wendy's Wish'

Fascinating, jumbo, shrimplike buds emerge from soft coral pink bracts and open to hot pink, tubular blooms. Attractive deep green leaves have dark maroon stems. Compact and slightly spreading.

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Salvia Suncrest 'Fire Dancer'
Common Name: Autumn Sage

Large, coral-colored flowers. Small-leaved foliage is nicely scented, sturdy and upright. Excellent, long-blooming garden performance.

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Salvia Suncrest 'Lemon Light'
Common Name: Autumn Sage

Bright lemon yellow flowers bloom all season. Compact, medium green foliage. Drought and heat tolerant.

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Scabiosa columbaria 'Mariposa Blue'
Common Name: Pincushion Flower

Fully double, large, lavender blue blossoms on sturdy stems. Flowers rise above height given: up to 18". With a compact, tidy habit, this is a long and profuse bloomer.

*Garden hardiness is still being tested.

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Sedum Sunsparkler® 'Firecracker'
Common Name: Stonecrop

Large pink flower heads and mounding, bright cherry red foliage that doesn't fade in the heat. Drought tolerant variety.

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Sedum Sunsparkler® 'Lime Zinger'
Common Name: Stonecrop

Brilliant pink flowers don't fade or flop. Lime green leaves with a cherry red edge. Low and mounding.

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Sedum Sunsparkler® Dazzleberry
Common Name: Stonecrop

Masses of large, raspberry red flower clusters. Handsome smoky blue foliage. Low and mounding.

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Sedum spectabile 'Elsie's Gold'
Common Name: Showy Stonecrop

Light golden yellow, variegated leaves with a silvery, toothed edge fade to cream in summer. Clusters of soft shell pink flowers. Deciduous.

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Stachys officinalis 'Pink Cotton Candy'
Common Name: Betony

Very showy spikes of light and dark pink, bicolored flowers rise above height given: up to 24". Compact, deep green foliage.

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Uncinia rubra 'Belinda's Find'
Common Name: Hook Sedge

Shiny, dark reddish bronze leaves with a bright cherry red variegation. Loosely tufted, upright form.

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Veronica longifolia 'Charlotte'
Common Name: Speedwell

Pure white spikes and attractive, variegated foliage. Leaves are green with a narrow, white edge.

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