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Perennials

Perennial refers to a plant that lives for one to two years. Perennials are a great colorful addition to your landscape and most times a great way to attract butterflies, bees and hummingbirds. Below you will find what our nursery has in stock or can be ordered.
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Agastache

Agastache is a perennial herb that is a member of the mint family. Bloom colors come in pinks and shades of blue/purples.

Grows: 2-3' tall

 

     

Angelonia

It's the perfect plant for adding bright color to hot, sunny spaces. This tough plant blooms all summer long with spirelike spikes of blooms. White, pink or Purple shades of color

Grows 2' tall and wide

       

Beach Sunflower

Beach Sunflower is often used as a ground cover or in mass plantings. It is especially useful on banks and slopes in beach-front situations. Beach sunflower is well suited for borders along any walkway that receives direct sunlight.

Ground Cover

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Angel Wing Begonia

Flowering shade plant. Comes in many varieties of leaf colors and flowers.

Grows: 2' tall, 2' wide

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dragon_wing_begonia

Dragon Wing Begonia

Flowering shade plant. Bright shiny green leaves with pink or red flowers.

Grows: 2' tall, 2' wide

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buddlea

Buddlea (Butterfly Bush)

Great addition to the backdrop of your butterfly garden. Blooms shades of purples and pinks and white, spring through fall.

Grows: 4' tall, 3' wide

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bulbine

Bulbine

Used the same way as aloe! Great compact flowering perennial. Spikes of orange/yellow blooms.

Grows: 12-18" tall and wide

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Bush Daisy

Large growing flowering perennial. Blooms most of the year with yellow flowers.

Grows: 3' tall and wide

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canna_lily

Canna Lily

Great tropical beauty. Enjoy year round until winter. Comes in oranges, reds, and yellows. Dwarf and tall varieties available. Trim heavy after winter.

Grows: anywhere from 4' tall to 6'

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cape_honeysuckle

Cape Honeysuckle

Great native that attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Used a lot by the county because of it's low care and drought tolerance. Grows 2-3' tall.

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Cat Whiskers

Cat whiskers is a tender perennial that blooms all summer long in 5 inch spikes.

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chenille

Chenille

Unique blooming groundcover. Blooms red fuzzy blooms that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Use nitrogen throughout the year to help keep foliage a nice green.

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Crown of Thorns

Can tolerate very warm temperatures and does not require a lot of water. Blooms just year round! Protect from frost/freeze.

*Poisonous to animals.

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Cuphea - Bat Face

Thrives in heat, tolerates drought and attracts hummingbirds. A showy addition to the color border. Evergreen above 25 degrees. Grows to about 2' tall and wide.

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desert_rose

Desert Rose

Very low care, showy blooming plant. Great in containers. Grows 3-4' tall. Protect from freeze.

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flamingo_flower

Flamingo Flower

Unusual tropical flowering perennial. Protect from freeze, keep in shade. Grows 2-3' tall. Hummingbird and butterfly attractor.

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gallardia

Gallardia - Blanket Flower

Drought and heat tolerant. Stays low at 2' tall and can grow as a groundcover.

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heather

Heather

Easy care, can handle the heat and drought. Stays low at 18"-24" tall and wide. Great border plant.

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heliconia

Heliconia

Tropical flowering plant that is a great 'thriller' in a container garden. Protect from freeze. Grows 3-4' tall.

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lantana

Lantana

Great native plant that tolerates heat and drought. Groundcover that grows 18"-24" tall.

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lysamachia

Lysamachia - Golden Globe

Great as groundcover or in hanging baskets!

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mexican_petunia

Mexican Petunia

Easy care, re-seeds itself. Grows into a large clump, about 3' tall and just as wide. Heat and drought tolerant.

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milkweed

Milkweed

HOST PLANT for Monarch Butterfly. A must-have in any butterfly garden. Plant in the back row, as it grows tall and lanky at the base. Re-seeds itself. Trim heavy after the caterpillars come through and devour most of the plant, and it will flush back out.

Grows: 3' tall

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new_guinea_impatien

New Guinea Impatiens

Shade-loving flowering perennial. Showy foliage and blooms in a variety of colors.

Grows: 2' tall and wide

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pentas

Penta

Flowering year-round perennial.

Grows: 2'-3' tall and wide

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plectranthus

Plectranthus

Showy flowering shade perennial. Deep green and purple foliage with spike of purple flowers.

Grows: 2' tall and wide

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porterweed

Porterweed

Great back drop plant to your butterfly or hummingbird garden. Blooms year-round.

Grows: 3-4' tall and wide

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purple_queen

Purple Queen

Flowering groundcover. Deep to light purple foliage with light purple flowers.

Grows: groundcover

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mexican_sage

Mexican Sage

Grows very similar to the Salvias but with a silvery foliage that sets it apart. Can grow 2-3' tall, hummingbird and butterfly attractor.

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salvia

Salvia

Great butterfly and hummingbird attractor. Grows 2-3' tall and wide. Blue attractive flowers.

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salvia_black_blue

Black Blue Salvia

Flowering perennial. Striking deep blue flowers year-round.

Grows 2' tall and wide

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salvia_coccenia

Salvia Coccenia

Re-seeding flowering perennial. Blooms in red and pink. Flowers year-round.

Grows: 2' tall and wide

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shrimp_plant

Shrimp Plant Yellow

Unique blooming shade plant. Grows 2-3' tall and wide. Protect from freeze. Bloom colors yellow and red.

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splash_plant

Splash Plant

Adds a 'splash' of color! Grows 12"-18" tall. Looks better if kept trimmed. Will get a bloom, but we like to trim before it gets to that point. Great accent in a container garden.

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verbena

Verbena

Great native groundcover that adds color. Low water, full sun, butterfly attractor. Lots of colors to choose from.

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whirling_butterfly

Whirling Butterfly

One of my favorites! Grows 2-3' tall and wide. Great butterfly and hummingbird attractor. Bloom colors are pink and white.

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wormwood

Wormwood

Grows 2-4' tall and wide. Blooms inconspicuous yellow flowers that attract butterflies. Herb used for medicinal purposes.

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