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HEDERA helix 'Thorndale'
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English Ivy
height: 6-8" zone: 4 habit: groundcover
Low evergreen groundcover that can also be used as a clinging vine. Drought tolerant and hardy with medium-sized leaves. Vigorous grower.
HELENIUM 'Mardi Gras' PP15124
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Sneezeweed
height:36-40"  zone: 4  habit: mound
Daisy-like flowers have bright yellow petals, tie-dyed skirts with flame orange around a brown center. A great filler between spring and fall flowering plants.
HELIANTHUS 'Pacino'
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Sunflower
height: 2-4' zone: 5 habit: erect
Full yellow flowers on a compact plant. Use in borders or in mass plantings. Summer fun and color. May reseed and rebloom. Spring availability only.
HELIOPSIS helianthoides 'Summer Sun'
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False Sunflower
height: 3-4' zone: 4 habit: erect
Large semi-double golden flowers blooming midsummer to fall on sturdy upright stalks with dark green whorled leaves. Can be used as a tall border or in wildflower gardens. Nice cut flower. Reblooms well when trimmed.
HELLEBORUS x hybridus
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Lenten Rose
height: 12-15" zone: 4 habit: erect mound
Showy single flowers ranging in color from cream to rose with a delicate hint of green appear in late winter to early spring above the dark evergreen foliage. Plant in a shade garden near walkways where you can't miss the early spring color. Winter protection needed.
HEUCHERA
To create dazzling effects in the landscape lasting the whole season try Heuchera. Bell-shaped flowers above chocolate, metallic or green to variegated foliage on these versatile beauties add color for all seasons. Moist to well-drained soils, sun to semi-shade keep them happy and beautiful.
HEUCHERA x 'Caramel' PP16560
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Coral Bells
height: 12-24" zone: 4 habit: mound
Golden caramel foliage with red undersides. Cream flowers. Sweet!
HEUCHERA x 'Cherries Jubilee' PP11377
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Coral Bells
height: 12-24" zone: 4 habit: mound
Outstanding chocolate, ruffled foliage, cherry flower spikes
HEUCHERA x 'Chocolate Ruffles' PP8965
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Coral Bells
height: 12-24" zone: 4 habit: mound
Chocolate foliage with burgundy undersides, white flower spikes
HEUCHERA x 'Citronelle' PP17934
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Coral Bells
height: 12-24" zone: 4 habit: mound
Bright lime-yellow foliage Cream flowers
HEUCHERA x 'Coral Forest'
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height: 12-24" zone: 4 habit: mound
Green foliage, red flowers
HEUCHERA x 'Georgia Peach' PP19375
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height: 14-24"   zone: 4  habit: mound
Peach to rose-purple with silver overlay. Photo courtesy of Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc.
HEUCHERA x 'Lime Rickey' PP16210
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Coral Bells
height: 12-24" zone: 4 habit: mound
Charteuse, ruffled foliage with white flowers
HEUCHERA x 'Marmalade' PP15945
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Coral Bells
height: 12-24" zone: 4 habit: mound
Shades of butterscotch with hot pink undersides. Cream flowers. A Beauty
HEUCHERA x 'Midnight Rose' PPAF
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Coral Bells
height: 12-24" zone: 4 habit: mound
Dark purple with specks of hot pink. Strong sport of 'Obsidian'
HEUCHERA x 'Mint Julep' PPAF
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height: 12-24" zone: 4 habit: mound
Lemon-lime minty green, silver leaves, with white flowers
HEUCHERA x 'Mocha' PP18386
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Coral Bells
height: 12-24" zone: 4 habit: mound
Large, deep brown-black foliage with cream flowers. Very Cool!
HEUCHERA x 'Obsidian' PP14836
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Coral Bells
height: 12-24" zone: 4 habit: mound
Black satin foliage, does not fade in sun, cream flowers. Fool-proof winner!
HEUCHERA micrantha 'Palace Purple'
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Coral Bells
height: 12-24" zone: 4 habit: mound
Mahogany foliage, white flower spikes Always Great!
HEUCHERA x 'Paris' PP18881
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Coral Bells
height: 12-24" zone: 4 habit: mound
Shimmering sliver on a mint-green background. Rose flowers
HEUCHERA x 'Pewter Moon'
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Coral Bells
height: 12-24" zone: 4 habit: mound
Dark purple with silver sheen. Pink flowers. Very Nice.
HEUCHERA x 'Plum Pudding'
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Coral Bells
height: 12-24" zone: 4 habit: mound
Plum purple foliage, cream flower spikes. Shimmering Plum!
HEUCHERA sanguinea ‘Snow Angel'
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Coral Bells
height: 12-24" zone: 4 habit: mound
Light green with lovely cream mottled foliage, pink flower spikes.
HEUCHERA x 'Stormy Seas'
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Coral Bells
height: 12-24" zone: 4 habit: mound
Dark purple and pewter ruffled foliage, cream flower spikes. Excellent habit!
HEUCHERA x 'Southern Comfort'
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height: 14-24"   zone: 4  habit: mound
Cinnamon peach to burnished copper to amber. Photo courtesy of Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc.
HEUCHERELLA x 'Dayglow Pink' PP12164
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Foamy Bells
height: 15-18" zone: 4 habit: mound
Tiarella-like leaves with dark chocolate veined centers, showing off brilliant pink flowers. This scrumptious plant is a long blooming garden keeper.
HEUCHERELLA x 'Stoplight' PP16835
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Foamy Bells
height: 15-18" zone: 4 habit: mound
Textured greenish-yellow leaves with outstanding brownish-red coloration on each leaf. Airy white flower spikes.
HEUCHERELLA 'Sweet Tea' PPAF
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height: 20-28"   zone: 4  habit: mound
Cinnamon stars surrounded by orange tea colored borders. Photo courtesy of Terra Nova Nurseries, Inc.
HIBISCUS moscheutos
Some bold and new, some tried and true. Tropical appearance but hardy! Plant at water’s edge or in regular garden soil, keeping soil moist. Now that’s versatility! We have selected these varieties for their flower color, flower size, and bud count.
HIBISCUS moscheutos 'Blue River II'
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Swamp Rose Mallow
height: 4-5' zone: 5 habit: erect
Crisp white with no eye, dark green foliage.
HIBISCUS moscheutos 'Fantasia' PP11853
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Swamp Rose Mallow
height: 3-4' zone: 5 habit: erect
Ruffled rose-pink with red eye, maple-cut green foliage.
HIBISCUS moscheutos 'Lady Baltimore'
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Swamp Rose Mallow
height: 4-5' zone: 5 habit: erect
Ruffled pink and white with large red centers, green foliage.
HIBISCUS moscheutos 'Lord Baltimore'
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Swamp Rose Mallow
height: 4-5' zone: 5 habit: erect
Crimson-red with cut green foliage.
HIBISCUS moscheutos Luna™ 'Pink Swirl'
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Swamp Rose Mallow
height: 24-36" zone: 5 habit: erect
Pink and white with red center, dark green foliage.
HIBISCUS moscheutos Luna™ 'Red' PP15054
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Swamp Rose Mallow
height: 24-36" zone: 5 habit: erect
Bright, solid red, dark green foliage.
HIBISCUS moscheutos Luna™ 'White'
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Swamp Rose Mallow
height: 24-36" zone: 5 habit: erect
Crisp white with red center, dark green foliage.
HIBISCUS moscheutos 'NCP Red'
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Swamp Rose Mallow
height: 28-34"  zone: 5  habit: erect
Deep wine red, green foliage
HIBISCUS moscheutos 'Sweet Caroline' PP7608
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Swamp Rose Mallow
height: 4-6' zone: 5 habit: erect
Medium pink, ruffled petals, green foliage.
HIBISCUS moscheutos 'Fireball' PP13631
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Swamp Rose Mallow
height: 4-5' zone: 5 habit: erect
Flaming red petals, purplish blush on dark green foliage, compact habit.
HIBISCUS moscheutos 'Grenache' PP17571
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Swamp Rose Mallow
height: 3-4' zone: 5 habit: erect
True, solid pink, dense habit green foliage. From the 'Vintage Carafe Collection'.
HIBISCUS moscheutos 'Kopper King' PP10793
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Swamp Rose Mallow
height: 3-4' zone: 5 habit: erect
Gigantic white, with red eye that bleeds pink out onto the petals. Maple-cut coppery foliage.
HIBISCUS moscheutos 'Pinot Noir' PP17638
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Swamp Rose Mallow
height: 30-36"' zone: 5 habit: erect
Red selection from the 'Vintage Splash Collection', green foliage.
HIBISCUS moscheutos 'Plum Crazy' PP11854
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Swamp Rose Mallow
height: 3-4' zone: 5 habit: erect
Plum-pink with darker eye, dark purple maple-cut foliage.
HOSTAS
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HOUTTUYNIA cordata 'Chameleon'
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Chameleon Plant
height: 6-9" zone: 3 habit: invasive groundcover
Heart-shaped deep green leaves with splashes of yellow, red, pink, and white. Small white flowers throughout the summer. A vigorous groundcover that can go berserk if not controlled. GARDEN BULLY, great in a water garden.
HYDRANGEA
Clouds of color on decidious shrubs and vines with long-lasting summer through fall color and texture. If you’re a new gardener or a nostalgia buff, these plants are irresistible. For that Victorian feel, we have added a few lacecap selections to our hydrangea offering. The lacecap blooms have a center of fertile, relatively non-showy florets, and an outer ring of showy florets which t o g e t her create a lovely pinwheel effect. Most attractive!
HYDRANGEA anomala petiolaris
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Climbing Hydrangea
height: 60-80' zone: 4 habit: climbing vine
This sweetly fragrant vine can be maintained at a lower height but is also capable of scampering up almost any structure. Glossy dark green leaves keep their color late into fall. White, sweet blooms in June through July. Well-drained soil and ample support is needed.
HYDRANGEA macrophylla 'All Summer Beauty'
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Climbing Hydrangea
height: 36" zone: 5 habit: globular
Large mophead blooms of blue or pink, all summer. Blooms on current season's wood. Blue flowers need pH 5.0-5.5. Pink flowers need pH 6.0 and above.
HYDRANGEA macrophylla 'Forever Pink'
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Climbing Hydrangea
height: 24-36" zone: 5 habit: globular
A dwarf hydrangea covered with clear pink mophead blooms in June. As the cooler weather approaches, color becomes rosy-red while foliage stays deep green. Excellent specimen or border plant, wonderful dried flower.
HYDRANGEA macrophylla 'Izu No Hana'
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Climbing Hydrangea
height: 2-3' zone: 5 habit: globular
Showy pink florets are surrounded by large, pink, double florets to create a beautiful pinwheel bloom on this lacecap hydrangea. Glossy dark green leaves top off a lovely plant.
HYDRANGEA macrophylla 'Lilacina'
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Climbing Hydrangea
height: 2-3' zone: 5 habit: compact globular
The flower cluster of this lacecap is a beautiful mauve with blue overtones. The center of the bloom is a darker mauve.
HYDRANGEA macrophylla 'Masja'
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Climbing Hydrangea
height: 3-4' zone: 5 habit: semi-dwarf
Humongous red mophead blooms and glossy green foliage. Keep this one on your list for the exceptional garden.
HYDRANGEA macrophylla 'Nikko Blue'
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Climbing Hydrangea
height: 4-5' zone: 5 habit: globular
Vigorous grower with wonderful blue mophead flowers showing color all summer. Deep green foliage, needs acidic soil for best blue color. A tried and true-blue winner.
HYDRANGEA macrophylla 'Penny Mac'
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Climbing Hydrangea
height: 3-5’ zone: 5 habit: globular
Blooms on new wood so this plant can be pruned in spring to encourage more blooms. Lovely blue mophead flowers throughout the summer.
HYDRANGEA macrophylla 'Shamrock' PPAF
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Climbing Hydrangea
height: 3-5’ zone: 5 habit: compact-globular
July brings masses of large pink/blue lacecap flowers. As the season progresses the blooms become shades of red and deep blue. Acid soils bring a more violet color. Long blooming beautiful addition.
HYDRANGEA macrophylla 'Sister Therese'
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Climbing Hydrangea
height: 3-4' zone: 5 habit: globular
Big ivory mophead flowers cover this strong growing shrub. Large crinkled green leaves add texture.
HYDRANGEA macrophylla 'Tovelit'
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Climbing Hydrangea
height: 18-24" zone: 5 habit: compact-dwarf
Mauve and pink mophead flowers cover the entire plant. An improved 'Pia,' holding blooms above the foliage. Dwarf selection.
HYPERICUM calycinum
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Aaron’s Beard/St. John’s Wort
height: 15-18" zone: 5 habit: low mound
A good semi-evergreen groundcover with bright yellow flowers in July and September. Useful for edging, rock gardens, or sunny banks.
IBERIS sempervirens 'Purity'
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Candytuft
height: 6-8" zone: 3 habit: low mound
Glossy evergreen foliage with clusters of snow white flowers in May and June. Good in rock gardens and edging. Shear lightly after flowering to encourage new leafy growth.
IRIS ensata
Slender green blades are elegant even after the flowers bloom in June and July. Use as a tall border or at streamside.
IRIS ensata 'Pink Lady'
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Japanese Iris
height: 32" zone: 4 habit: vase
Soft pink
IRIS ensata 'Variegata'
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Variegated Japanese Iris
height: 24" zone: 4 habit: vase
Long green and white variegated foliage in a graceful vase-shape. Blue to purple flowers in early summer. Use at waters’ edge.
IRIS germanica
Large blooms in May give early color to sunny gardens with well-drained soils. Beautiful spots of color and fragrance to get you ready for the season ahead.
IRIS germanica 'Batik'
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Bearded Iris
height: 36-40" zone: 3 habit: erect
Purple/ White bi-color
IRIS germanica 'Before the Storm'
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Bearded Iris
height: 36-40" zone: 3 habit: erect
Black
IRIS germanica 'Red Hawk'
 
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Bearded Iris
height: 36-40" zone: 3 habit: erect
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IRIS germanica 'Immortality'
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Bearded Iris
height: 36-40" zone: 3 habit: erect
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IRIS germanica 'Harvest of Memories'
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Bearded Iris
height: 36-40" zone: 3 habit: erect
Yellow
IRIS pallida 'Argentea-Variegata'
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Zebra Iris
height: 18-24" zone: 4 habit: vase
Striking bluish-green foliage streaked with white. Fragrant, blue flowers in early summer. Thrives in well-drained soil. Gives color to the garden before and after bloom.
IRIS pallida 'Aureo-Variegata'
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Variegated Sweet Iris
height: 18-24" zone: 4 habit: vase
Variegated yellow and green foliage with light blue fragrant flowers in early summer. Prefers well-drained soil. Stunning planted in mass for dramatic color.
IRIS pseudacorus (lutea)
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Yellow Flag Iris
height: 3-4' zone: 3 habit: upright clump
Sword-shaped leaves with light yellow flowers in late May. Excellent for pond edges, no serious pest problems. Planted in water may become a Pond Bully.
IRIS pumila
Dwarf bearded Iris blooming in April and May. Borders or rock gardens in sunny well-drained locations make these little guys happy.
IRIS pumila 'Candy Apple'
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Dwarf Bearded Iris
height: 12-15"  zone: 3  habit: erect-short
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IRIS pumila 'Mister Roberts'
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Dwarf Bearded Iris
height: 12-15"  zone: 3  habit: erect-short
Yellow
IRIS pumila 'Open Sky'
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Dwarf Bearded Iris
height: 12-15"  zone: 3  habit: erect-short
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IRIS pumila 'Quicken'
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Dwarf Bearded Iris
height: 12-15"  zone: 3  habit: erect-short
Bi-Color
IRIS siberica
Lovely flowers open in May on tall thin blades of green. Useful in borders, drought tolerant.
IRIS siberica 'Caesar's Brother'
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Siberian Iris
height: 30" zone: 3 habit: erect-clump
Purple flowering
IRIS siberica 'Perry's Blue'
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Siberian Iris
height: 40" zone: 3 habit: erect-clump
Blue flowering
IRIS siberica 'Pink Haze'
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Siberian Iris
height: 30" zone: 3 habit: erect-clump
Lavender-pink
IRIS siberica 'White Swirl'
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Siberian Iris
height: 40" zone: 3 habit: erect-clump
White flowering
IRIS versicolor
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Blue Flag Iris
height: 36" zone: 2 habit: erect
Blue flowers showing from early to midsummer top the green strap-like foliage. Tolerates wet locations. Native.
KNAUTIA macedonica 'Mars Midget'
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Pincushion Plant
height: 16-18" zone: 5 habit: compact mound
Ruby-red Scabiosa-like blooms float across low clumps of green foliage from June to frost. Butterfly Friendly. Needs well-drained soil.
KNIPHOFIA uvaria 'Flamenco'
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Poker Plant
height: 30-36" zone: 5 habit: erect mound
Green sword-like foliage. Tall flower spikes of yellow, orange, and red appear in spring and again in summer. Prefers well-drained soil and protection in the winter.

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