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Perennials

Butterfly Weed Butterfly Weed - Asclepias tuberosa - Z4. 24" tall. Bright tangerine flowers attract zillions of butterflies. Maine Native
$13.00
Aster Purple Dome Aster 'Purple Dome' - Aster novae-angliae - Z4. 18” tall. Also called Starwort and Frost Flower. A wonderful deep purple fall flower that attracts lots of butterflies. Makes a nice cutflower. Excellent compact habit. Maine Native
3/$15.00
Lily of the Valley Lily of the Valley - Convallaria majalis (white) - Z2. 6"-8" tall. A hardy, easy to grow plant. Produces fragrant white, bell-shaped flowers that bloom in late spring/early summer followed by small orange berries. Prefers partial/full shade.
10/$8.50
Single Finest Mixture Sweet William 'Single Finest Mixture' Sweet William - Dianthus barbatus - Reseeds. Grows 18"-24" tall. A mix of colors: red, white, pink, and a bicolor red and white. Scented flowers that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Great cutflower. 3" plugs.
3/$14.00
Blue Star Sea Holly 'Blue Star' Sea Holly - Eryngium alpinum - Z3. 28"-30" tall. Metallic-blue flowers on star-shaped silvery feathered bracts on bluish-green foliage. Attracts butterflies.
3/$11.50
Fireball Rose Mallow 'Fireball' Rose Mallow - Hibscus moscheutos - Z4. Gigantic 12” wide flaming red flowers in mid to late summer until frost. Shrub-like habit with green leaves with a touch of purple. Likes full sun. Truly tropical looking and gorgeous.
$10.00
Munstead Lavendar 'Munstead' Lavender - Lavandula angustifolia - Z4. 15"-18" tall. Aromatic grey-green foliage with spires of lavender-blue flowers all summer. Valued for dried arrangements and potpourri.
3/$14.00
Cardinal Flower Cardinal Flower - Lobelia cardinalis- Z4. Striking red flowers on long stalks. Irresistible to hummingbirds and butterflies. Reseeds. Does best in light shade to full sun in moist to wet soil. Maine Native
3/$16.50
Starfire Phlox  'Starfire' Phlox - Phlox paniculata - Z3. 25"-36" tall. 25"-36" tall. Large abundant cherry-red flower clusters. Fragrant and reliable. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Full sun to part shade.  
3/$10.00
Purple Coneflower  Purple Coneflower - Echinacea purpurea - Z3. Grows 30"-48" tall. Lavender-purple petals surround coppery-yellow brown centers. Flowers attract butterflies. Maine Grown 
2/$14.00

Astilbe

Z4. Also called Feather Flower and False Spirea. Easy to grow, hardy, and long-lived.

Fanal Astible ‘Fanal’ - A. arendsii - Early-mid season. 18-24” tall. Dark red flowers are the earliest red to bloom. Foliage mahogany-red in spring, dark green in summer. Classic favorite.
3/$8.00
Peach Blossom 'Peach Blossom' - A. japonica - 20"-24" tall. Early to mid season bloomer with peach-pink plumes.
3/$8.00

Ferns

Wonderful as foundation plantings, low-maintenance foliage plants, and excellent additions to any shade garden.

Christmas Fern Christmas Fern - Polystichum acrostichoides - Z3. Grows 18''-24'' tall. Leathery dark green leaves are partially evergreen. Provides good fall interest and emerges in very early spring to complement woodland flowers. Light shade. Maine Native
3/$11.50
Maidenhair Fern Maidenhair Fern Adiantum pedatum - Z2. Grows 10"-12" tall. Delicate tiny gingko-like green leaves on glossy black stems. Likes semi-shade or shade and moist soils. Very hardy. Maine Native
3/$12.00
Ostrich Fern Ostrich Fern -Matteuccia struthiopteris -- Z2. Grows 4'-5' tall and spreads readily. Delicately textured bright green deciduous fern. Frond tips curl like ostrich feathers. Prefers open shade, woods, and wet banks. Maine Native
3/$13.50
Royal Fern Royal Fern - Osmunda regalis - Z3. Grows 3' tall by 6' wide. Huge showy garden fern. Soft and wavy lance-shaped light green fronds can reach 3' in length. One of the showiest garden ferns. Maine Native
3/$12.50

Daylilies

Hemerocallis - Z2. Flowers from July to September. Very hardy, full sun to part shade. Maine Grown

Mata Hari Daylily 'Mata Hari' - 3' tall. Slightly ruffled salmon petals with an ivory mid-rib, deep raspberry eye, and a yellow throat.
3/$12.50
Ming Porcelain Daylily 'Ming Porcelain' - 28” tall. Pastel pink with a touch of peach, gold-edged petals and a yellow throat.
3/$12.50
Strutter's Ball Daylily 'Strutter’s Ball' - 28” tall. Incredible deep purple with a bright yellow throat and purple stamens.
3/$12.50

Hosta

Valuable and cherished low-maintenance border plant and shade-loving ground cover spring to frost. Z3.  

Antioch Hosta 'Antioch' - Dark green leaves edged with yellow that fades to white. Spreads well.
3/$10.00
Blue Angel 'Blue Angel' - Gigantic blue-green leaves. Loves shady, damp locations. Slug resistant.
2/$10.00

Lilies

Lillium - Z3. Queen of the perennial border, fabulously showy and easy to grow. Prefers light shade.

Acapulco Lily  'Acapulco' - Oriental. 36"-48" tall. Fragrant deep pink flowers with a hint of orange.  
6/$11.00
Casa Blanca Lily  'Casa Blanca' - Oriental. 40"-44" tall. Pure white with textured white specks. Wonderful fragrance.  
6/$10.50
Stargazer Lily  'Stargazer' - Oriental. 24"-30" tall. Deep rose with darker spots and a white edge. Fragrant flowers.  
6/$10.50

Garden Peony

Paeonia lactiflora - Z3. Huge double flowers are stunning on the bush and wonderful when cut.

Festiva Maxima Peony 'Festiva Maxima' - 36”-39” tall. Large fragrant double white flowers with tiny crimson flecks. Early season.
$12.00
Golly Garden Peony 'Golly' - 34" tall. Pastel pink outer petals frame a ring of golden petals, with a light pink center. Midseason.
$17.50
Margenta Moon Peony 'Magenta Moon' - 30” tall. Large fully double intense gorgeous magenta deep dark flowers.
$17.50

     
 

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