Plant Database

Perennials, Jeepers Creepers®, Groundcovers & Ornamental Grasses

Botanical Name     Common Name
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Fern Adiantum pedatum

Fern Adiantum pedatum

Common Name: Five Finger (Northern) Maidenhair Fern
Graceful and delicate light green, deeply cut fronds sporting a darker midrib and black shiny stems. Best in bright shade and moist, loamy soil. Deciduous....

Fern Athyrium 'Godzilla'

Fern Athyrium 'Godzilla'

Common Name: Godzilla Painted Fern

Huge 3 foot tall Japanes Painted Fern that was discovered in the Plant Delights nursery in the mid 90's.

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Fern Athyrium filix-femina

Fern Athyrium filix-femina

Common Name: Lady Fern
A graceful fern valued for its hardiness and ease of culture. Fronds are delicate and intricately divided in appearance. The light green fronds are highly decorative in shaded borders or woodland edges or can be used as filler for cut arrangements.Deciduous....

Fern Athyrium niponicum

Fern Athyrium niponicum

Common Name: Regal Red Fern

This fern is an olive green color with a silvery overlay and has dark violet red stems. The fern also appears to be ruffled. The leaves tend to color up more when exposed to a bit of sun.

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Fern Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum'

Fern Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum'

Common Name: Japanese Painted Fern

An exquisitely colored fern for the garden. Mature fronds are a beautiful gray-green, frosted silver accented by delicate wine-red stems. Young fronds are lighter in color and contrast nicely with older fronds. A wonderful plant as a specimen. Deciduous with a weeping habit. One of many ferns suitable for a rock garden. Prefers consistently even moisture, but can tolerate long periods of drought once established.Can tolerate full sun with ample moisture. The color is more intense with partial sun, preferably morning sun or late evening sun, and performs best in part sun-shade.

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Fern Blechnum spicant

Fern Blechnum spicant

Common Name: Deer Fern
Sturdy fertile fronds are held up above the vegetative fronds, adding exceptional interest in summer. This evergreen fern is native to the Northwest, North America and performs best with acidic or humus rich soil....

Fern Cheilanthes lanosa

Fern Cheilanthes lanosa

Common Name: Hairy Lip Fern

This is  great plant to naturalize your wooded areas, and will tolerate sun or part shade quite well! This will survive those long, hot, and dry summers better than the average fern. It is also deer and rabbit resistant.

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Fern Cyrtomium falcatum 'Rochfordianum'

Fern Cyrtomium falcatum 'Rochfordianum'

Common Name: Rochford's Holly Fern
Hollylike leaves are glossy, green and leathery. This durable and easy-to-grow fern is evergreen in warmer climates and deciduous in colder climates. Perfect for the shaded woodland or natural garden, or add fronds to cut flower bouquets for greenery....

Fern Dennstaedtia punctilobula

Fern Dennstaedtia punctilobula

Common Name: Hay Scented Fern
Easy to grow, naturalizing native fern with a delightful fragrance of fresh mown hay when crushed. Yellowish green lance-shaped fronds thrive in sun or shade as long as soil is continually moist and slightly acidic.Deciduous....

Fern Dryopteris cycadina (syn. atrata)

Fern Dryopteris cycadina (syn. atrata)

Common Name: Shaggy Shield Fern, Black Wood Fern
Gold-green divided leaves with black scales hanging from the stems and rachises. Prefers wet soils and is semi-evergreen....

Fern Dryopteris erythrosora 'Brilliance'

Fern Dryopteris erythrosora 'Brilliance'

Common Name: Brilliance Autumn Fern
A wonderful, easy-to-grow fern. Newly unfolding fronds have a beautiful orange color, aging to deep green while still maintaining the orange color. Striking in shaded or woodland gardens, formal or informal. Evergreen....

Fern Dryopteris erythrosora 'Radiance'

Fern Dryopteris erythrosora 'Radiance'

Common Name: Autumn Fern

This is the autumn fern for spring, whilst you should associate 'Brilliance' with autumn. Much brighter coloring, great big fern that will stand out in the woodland garden.

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Fern Dryopteris filix-mas 'Undulata Robusta'

Fern Dryopteris filix-mas 'Undulata Robusta'

Common Name: Robust Male Fern
Sword-shaped fronds make this garden favorite a welcome addition to any shaded area. Plant in the perennial border, or allow it to naturalize in a woodland setting. Evergreen....

Fern Dryopteris marginalis

Fern Dryopteris marginalis

Common Name: Eastern Wood Fern
This distinctive evergreen fern with its beautiful erect, bluish-green fronds has a slow-growing habit. Highly decorative as a specimen plant in shaded borders or woodland edges. Provide extra moisture if placed in sun....

Fern Matteuccia pennsylvanica

Fern Matteuccia pennsylvanica

Common Name: Ostrich Fern
This fern is extremely vigorous, spreading by underground rhizomes and forming new clusters of fronds periodically. The medium-green, vase-shaped clusters of fronds are very attractive in shade gardens or woodland edges. Ideal for filtered shade. Deciduous....

Fern Microlepia strigosa 'McFadden'

Fern Microlepia strigosa 'McFadden'

Common Name: McFadden Lace Fern

Small, delicate arching lacy fronds. More narrow fronds than the regular Lace Fern, and a prostate habit. Prefers moist locations.

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Fern Osmunda cinnamomea

Fern Osmunda cinnamomea

Common Name: Cinnamon Fern
Handsome green fronds surround striking cinnamon-brown, spore-bearing stalks that resemble cinnamon sticks. Good fern for naturalizing. Deciduous....

Fern Osmunda regalis

Fern Osmunda regalis

Common Name: Royal Fern
This majestic fern has beautiful distinct leaflets. Fresh green fronds form dense clumps which are evergreen in warmer climates. This fern prefers moist sites and is excellent for use near water gardens, natural ponds, streams and lakes....

Fern Polystichum acrostichoides

Fern Polystichum acrostichoides

Common Name: Christmas Fern
An extremely hardy fern which can tolerate considerable cold and remain evergreen. New fronds unfurl in a beautiful silvery flush and mature to a rich, dark green. Very attractive in shaded borders, woodland edges or as filler for cut arrangements....

Fern Polystichum neolobatum

Fern Polystichum neolobatum

Common Name: Asian Saber Fern

Strong fern with shiney green foliage. This is a very upright fern that is quite stiff and stable unlike other ferns. This makes is a very unique addition to the garden.

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Fern Polystichum polyblepharum

Fern Polystichum polyblepharum

Common Name: Tassel Fern
Dark, shiny green, elegant triangular-shaped fronds. Evergreen foliage arches out from a central crown up to 20-40". Young fiddleheads bend backward resembling regal tassels....

Fern Thelypteris decursive pinnata

Fern Thelypteris decursive pinnata

Common Name: Japanese Beech Wood Fern
Upright, bright green fronds. This deciduous fern tolerates dry locations and naturalizes the woodland garden....

Fern Thelypteris kunthii

Fern Thelypteris kunthii

Common Name: Southern Shield Fern

The Southern Shield Fern has arching fronds in a lime to medium green color that reach in all directions. 

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Fern Thelypteris noveboracensis 'New York Fern'

Fern Thelypteris noveboracensis 'New York Fern'

Common Name:

One of the most popular natives is the Northeast. Spreads like Hayscented fern and not finicky about where is grows. Deciduous. This medium-sized fern has a delicate and attractive appearance.

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Festuca glauca 'Beyond Blue'

Festuca glauca 'Beyond Blue'

Common Name: Blue Fescue

Electricifyingly vibrant powder-blue foliage. This plant has bright color throughout the season and will not brown out.

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Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue'

Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue'

Common Name: Blue Fescue
Showy, clump-forming, ornamental grass has deep blue foliage. This compact grass makes an attractive ground cover when massed. Also a good pot specimen or rock garden plant. Drought tolerant, but may slow its growth in summer heat....

Ficus pumila

Ficus pumila

Common Name: Creeping Fig
A pretty, easy to grow, evergreen vine. Looks great cascading over walls or elevated planters....

Foeniculum vulgare dulce

Foeniculum vulgare dulce

Common Name: Sweet Fennel
Anise-flavored fern-like leaves and seeds are used for culinary purposes. Particularly tasty in fish and pork dishes....

Gaillardia 'Fanfare Blaze'

Gaillardia 'Fanfare Blaze'

Common Name: Blanket Flower

Firey orange-red flowers with trumpeted petals and darker red-orange center that blooms over a long period of time.

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Gaillardia 'Gallo Yellow'

Gaillardia 'Gallo Yellow'

Common Name: Blanket Flower

Large, pure yellow flowers with a solid yellow center. Soft silver green foliage.

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Gaillardia 'Oranges and Lemons'

Gaillardia 'Oranges and Lemons'

Common Name: Blanket Flower
Bright tangerine-colored petals, tipped in yellow, surround an orange and yellow cone. This drought and heat tolerant plant boasts as many as 75 open blooms at one time. Tolerant of loamy soil. Great in borders and containers....

Gaillardia aristata 'Arizona Apricot'

Gaillardia aristata 'Arizona Apricot'

Common Name: Blanket Flower

Gaillardia 'Arizona Apricot' is compact with a uniform mound of bright green foliage. It has apricot flowers with yellow tips and a darker orange center.

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Gaillardia aristata 'Arizona Red Shades'

Gaillardia aristata 'Arizona Red Shades'

Common Name: Blanket Flower

Everblooming flowers are crimson red with dark red centers, with compact well branched green foliage. Heat tolerant and easy to grow even in the poorest of soils. Deadheading spent blooms will prolong the bloom time.

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Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Arizona Sun'

Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Arizona Sun'

Common Name: Blanket Flower
Beautiful mahogany-red and yellow flowers adorn bright green foliage throughout the summer and into early fall. Makes an ideal cut flower and is great for adding color to borders or rock gardens....

Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Kobold (Goblin)'

Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Kobold (Goblin)'

Common Name: Blanket Flower
This daisylike flower adds dazzling spots of color, to either border or cutting gardens, with its red blooms and yellow margin. Compact habit makes this cultivar ideal for the garden foreground. Blooms early to late summer....

Galium odoratum

Galium odoratum

Common Name: Sweet Woodruff
This beautiful spreading groundcover has white, star-shaped flowers in loose clusters and is fragrant right down to the glossy green foliage. Wonderful as a woodland groundcover or in border gardens. May go dormant during a very hot summer....

Gaura 'Siskiyou Pink'

Gaura 'Siskiyou Pink'

Common Name: Wandflower
Wine-red buds open into deep pink flowers. Foliage is darker than the species. Blooms almost continuously, beginning in early summer and lasting through late fall....

Gaura 'Sparkle White'

Gaura 'Sparkle White'

Common Name: Wandflower

Delicate white flowers that are tinged pink resembling hovering butterflies float on airy stems, adding points of light to the garden throughout the Summer. This is a great droughttolerant plant. Attracts butterflies.

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Gaura lindheimeri 'Little Janie'

Gaura lindheimeri 'Little Janie'

Common Name: Wandflower

Compact, well-branched selection with attractive bicolor flowers that are endless until frost.

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Gaura lindheimeri 'Passionate Blush'

Gaura lindheimeri 'Passionate Blush'

Common Name: Wandflower

The perfect selection for the traditional cottage style garden where it can casually intermingle with other perennials for that romantic ambience often sought after. The dense, upright habit coupled with burgundy coloring in the new growth. Red stems and reddish buds that open to a display of beautiful pink flowers. Low Maintainence and easy to grow

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Gaura lindheimeri 'Passionate Rainbow'

Gaura lindheimeri 'Passionate Rainbow'

Common Name: Wandflower

Everblooming pink flower wave on pink stems above beautiful tricolor foliage. Early spring foliage is burgundy red that matures green with cream accents. Great for containers and foliage color all thru the season.

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Gaura lindheimeri 'Whirling Butterflies'

Gaura lindheimeri 'Whirling Butterflies'

Common Name: Gaura
Delicate white flowers resembling hovering butterflies float on airy stems, adding points of light to the garden throughout the summer. This is a great drought-tolerant plant. Attracts butterflies....

Geranium 'Brookside'

Geranium 'Brookside'

Common Name: Cranesbill
This fast-growing perennial bears purplish-blue flowers with contrasting dark purple veins and a white eye from early summer until early fall. Provides an outstanding display in the mixed perennial border or in containers....

Geranium 'Johnson's Blue'

Geranium 'Johnson's Blue'

Common Name: Cranesbill
Striking clear blue flowers rise above the deep green leaves with intricately cut margins. Blooms early to late summer....

Geranium 'Rozanne'

Geranium 'Rozanne'

Common Name: Cranesbill
Large 2.5" saucer shaped violet-blue flowers with white centers, dark green foliage marbled with chartreuse, creates attractive mounds all season long, blooms early summer through mid fall, grows 18"....

Geranium 'Southcombe Double'

Geranium 'Southcombe Double'

Common Name: Cranesbill

This Geranium has double, fluffy pink flowers that bloom in late Spring through mid-Fall.  It has deeply divinding foliage that is fast growing and easty to maintain. 

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Geranium citrosa

Geranium citrosa

Common Name: Citrosa Scented Geranium
A cross between lemon and rose scented geranium, citrosa gives a pleasant citronella fragrance. Said to keep away biting insects, such as mosquitos and black flies. Plant Geranium citrosa in large containers on the patio or deck....

Geranium macrorrhizum 'Bevan's Variety'

Geranium macrorrhizum 'Bevan's Variety'

Common Name: Cranesbill
Long stems produce long-blooming magenta flowers. Leaves are aromatic when crushed. One of the easiest geraniums to grow. Use in the low border or in the rock garden....

Geranium sanguineum 'Album'

Geranium sanguineum 'Album'

Common Name: Cranesbill
Beautiful, clear white flowers open abundantly over low-growing, deeply lobed, gray-green foliage. Excellent deep burgundy fall color. A charming groundcover for small areas or as a filler for the low border garden....

Geranium sanguineum 'Max Frei'

Geranium sanguineum 'Max Frei'

Common Name: Cranesbill
Bright, cup-shaped, red-purple flowers are produced in masses in the spring. The mounding, deeply lobed gray-green foliage provides excellent fall color. A charming groundcover for small areas or as a filler for the border garden....

Geranium x cantabrigiense 'Biokovo'

Geranium x cantabrigiense 'Biokovo'

Common Name: Cranesbill
Outstanding white flowers have a slight pink flush at the base of each petal. The light green, deeply dissected foliage turns a striking red in the fall. Excellent in mass, as a small-scale groundcover or as a filler for the border....

Geranium x cantabrigiense 'Cambridge'

Geranium x cantabrigiense 'Cambridge'

Common Name: Cranesbill

Compact and evergreen, 'Cambridge' is a low carpeting herbaceous perennial that slowly spreads by creeping rhizomes. In spring and early summer it bears bright pink, cup-like flowers above fragrant, lobed, glossy green leaves.  The deeply lobed, frilly, semi-evergreen leaves often turn burgundy-red in fall. It makes a great groundcover or frontal plant for the perennial border or cottage garden.

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Geranium x oxonianum 'Miss Heidi'

Geranium x oxonianum 'Miss Heidi'

Common Name: Cranesbill

Geranium 'Miss Heidi' has masses of pink flowers with dark pink veining that appear in Spring and Summer and can be used as a groundcover.

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Geum ''Bloody Mary''

Geum ''Bloody Mary''

Common Name: Avens

Geum 'Bloody Mary' has beautiful ruffled red flowers that are medium sized.  They have coarse deep green leaves and evergreen foliage that tends to grow in a clumping habit.

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Geum 'Alabama Slammer'

Geum 'Alabama Slammer'

Common Name: Grecian Rose

The burgundy calyx surrounds gold, ruffled flowers with red-orange markings, completed with a golden center. These 1" blooms are held in place by deep burgundy stems.  It has a clump of light green, glossy foliage.

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Geum 'Sea Breeze'

Geum 'Sea Breeze'

Common Name: Avens

Also known as Avens, this offers a flash of bright orange starting late spring. 'Sea Breeze' is clump forming and has single flowers on tall stems.

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Geum 'Tequila Sunrise'

Geum 'Tequila Sunrise'

Common Name: Avens

Bright yellow flowers with rose dipped edges can be found as both single and semi-double blooms. Dark red stems frame these flowers that bloom occasionally throughout the season.

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Glechoma hederacea 'Variegata'

Glechoma hederacea 'Variegata'

Common Name: Variegated Ground Ivy
Aggressive dense creeper of small green and white variegated heart shaped leaves on trailing stems. Small purple spikes bloom early spring to mid summer. Excellent in hanging baskets....

Gypsophila 'Pixie Splash'

Gypsophila 'Pixie Splash'

Common Name: Baby's Breath

Fresh white blooms splashed with pink, form nice mounds.  Great as a border plant or in containers and hanging baskets.

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Gypsophila paniculata 'Snowflake'

Gypsophila paniculata 'Snowflake'

Common Name: Baby's Breath
Attractive bright white, double flowers, blooming on wiry stems, provide an airy contrast in the garden or fresh flower arrangement. Foliage forms billowy mounds. Long-lasting as a fresh or dried cut flower or as filler in the border garden....

Gypsophila repens 'Rosea'

Gypsophila repens 'Rosea'

Common Name: Creeping Baby's Breath
Billowy clouds of pale pink, single flowers bloom above extremely low-growing foliage. May be used as a small-scale groundcover.Very attractive trailing over stone or in the border....
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