Perennial Plant of the Year 2011 This native perennial offers two seasons of beauty. The spring brings clusters of light blue flowers on top of the feathery foliage. In the fall the foliage turns a beautiful bright gold.
Perennial Plant of the Year 2004 This non native fern was awarded the prestigious Perennial Plant of the Year Award for its garden merit. Beautiful almost luminescent blue green foliage with dark ribs. Grows 12-24" tall in full to part shade.
Perennial Plant of the Year 2001. This is one of the best ornamental grasses available. Non invasive but a strong grower. Produces its "flowers" or inflorescence early in the season so they can be enjoyed longer. Nice narrow vertical habit. The foliage gr
Perennial Plant of the Year 1992 An easy to grow compact perennial standing at 18-24 inches tall. Muted yellow daisy like flowers sit atop airy foliage. Has a nice long bloom time from late June to October.
Perennial Plant of the Year 1998 Purple Coneflowers are garden classsics. This cultivar typically has flower petals that are not as drooping as the straight species. The plants grow 30-36" tall in full to part sun
Perennial Plant of the Year 2009 Hakone grass is one of our favorite non native perennials. The deer resistance is fantastic and it brightens up shady spots. Forms a nice spreading clump about 15" tall. Best in some shade
Perennial Plant of the Year 2003 This is an improved Shasta daisy with larger flowers on sturdy plants that dont require staking. Great for cutting and enjoying the flowers in arrangements. Grows 3-4' tall in full sun.
Perennial Plant of the Year 2007 Dont let the name fool you, this catmint can grow to 24-30" tall. Its a nice option since the seeds produced are sterile so it does not spread throughout the garden. Deer resistant and drought tolerant make it a good choic
This native phlox cultivar is one of the best in terms of powdery mildew resistance. This cultivar is our favorite of all the garden phlox we grow, butterflies love it too. Grows to 2-4' tall and 3' wide in full to part sun.
Perennial Plant of the Year 2013 Really nice clean variegated foliage. Leaves are perfectly trimmed in with a creamy white border. Flowers are fragrant but held below the foliage so enjoyed more for the fragrance than the appearance. Works great as a gro
Perennial Plant of the Year 1997 It is a well deserved accreditation for this long blooming easy to grow perennial. The deep violet blue flowers rise above the foliage to 18-24" tall. Very few pest issues, even the deer avoid it. Best in full sun
Perennial Plant of the Year 2019 This Stachys was ranked the highest at the Chicago Botanical Gardens Plant Evaluation Trials. Great flower production, vigor, habit and winter hardiness. Nice puckered clean foliage all season. Grows to 18-24" tall in ful