Landscape Top Perennials and Shrubs
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  • West Coast Recommendations

    • Variety Notes

      Acacia Cousin IttGo ahead and touch Itt! This irresistible acacia keeps its soft green foliage even in high heat and drought conditions, and stays a petite 3 ft. x 3 ft.

      Gardenia ‘Buttons’When it comes to an abundance of semi-double blooms, this one can’t be beat. Very fragrant, and loves the heat.

      Mimulus BurstBig time blooming! The largest Mimulus blooms on the market with an exceptional flowering period.

      Lomandra ‘Seascape’Salt-tolerant “grass” for hot and dry locations. You can’t lose with ecologically wise and low-maintenance Lomandra.

      Lavender ‘SuperBlue’Biggest blooms with the strongest color impact. Delivers excellent Winter hardiness and heat tolerance.

      Lavender Silver AnoukCompact lavender’s dark violet flower spikes add an elegant touch to Coastal landscapes. Pair it with ‘Anouk’ for even more impact.

      Chamelaucium MatildaThe only dwarf wax flower! Heat and drought-tolerant, compact ‘Matilda’ spruces up the landscape with white to magenta blooms from November through March.

      Lagerstromia Enduring SummerReblooming series with tight habit and an appearance of berries in July. Deer resistant, too.

      Lonicera Peaches And CreamExotic pink and white bicolor florets make this a garden focal point. Compact habit for a trellis or groundcover.

      Brugmansia ‘Little Angel’Trumpet-shaped blooms hang upside down and give off an intense fragrance at night. Subtropical shrub catches anyone’s attention – especially the hummingbirds.

      Lavender AnoukSpanish Lavender has dark violet flower spikes topped by clear purple wings. Early blooming with compact habit.

      Thuja Forever GoldyEver golden, compact conifer will not shed. Red stems appear in Fall and Winter.

      Cupressocyparis ShortyDwarf habit and unusually deep green foliage. Use in small-space gardens and balconies.

      Heuchera CarnivalThis heat-loving villosa heuchera series brings incredible color to shady spots. Beautifully mounding habits are great for containers or beds.

      Hydrangea ‘Ice Crystal’Unusually compact plant has many clusters of conical, pure-white flowers that bloom into Fall.

      Hypericum Harvest Festival™Nice, compact habit great for containers. Shiny berries with wide color range.

      Coprosma ‘Inferno’Bright variegated foliage. Vigorous and upright with fastigiate habit.

      Hydrangea Next Generation PistachioNatural variability in the flower gives you mind-bending colors of green, red and purple.

      Hydrangea Wedding GownWhen clients want white, give them this reblooming beauty – the best white lacecap! It grows to a neat, mounded 3 ft. with big, double flowers Spring through Fall.

      Salvia Lyrical BluesExcellent branching puts more flowers per plant. Strong and robust – it loves the heat!

      Salix ‘Golden Sunshine’Outshines all the rest with unique, rich golden color through Summer humidity.

      Sambucus Black TowerTowering upright plant of dark burgundy is a garden spire to behold.

      Sorbaria ‘Sem’Tropical-looking, tricolor foliage gives a touch of the exotic to the landscape.

  • Northeast and Midwest Recommendations

    • Variety Notes

      Hydrangea Sweet SummerGive your clients season-long, dense blooming with this hardy hydrangea. It flowers white in the Summer and pink in the Fall, on upright, 5-ft. plants.

      Hydrangea L.A. Dreamin’The first H. macrophylla to show Blue, Pink and everything in between on the same plant without any aluminum sulfate or special fertilizer.

      Buddleia CranRazzGame-changing color has gardeners seeing red. Extremely free-flowering, blooms from Spring ‘til mid-Fall.

      Buddleia Flutterby Petite Tutti Fruitti PinkDwarf series of upright Buddleia. A non-invasive plant. You’ll love the long bloom season.

      Buddleia Flutterby Petite™ Blue HeavenDurable and drought-tolerant, this non-invasive variety maxes out at 3 ft. – perfect for beds or containers. Fragrant flowers attract butterflies...and comments!

      Perovskia Lacey BlueOne-of-a-kind compact habit fits well in borders and containers, holds its neat shape through the sizzle of summer.

      Gaillardia Mesa PeachLots of color on “no-flop” plants. Very drought tolerant once established, with intense, nonfading color all season.

      Gaura ‘Sparkle White’This AAS award-winner is naturally compact and durable in the landscape. Drought-tolerant variety is great in containers or beds.

      Echinacea PowWow™Packs lots of flower power for hot, dry areas. This “cultivated native” flowers uniformly and maintains an even height across large plantings.

      Echinacea Sombrero™Some like it hot – and everyone will love this warm red coneflower. Brightens up borders on its own or with the other bold varieties in the Sombrero series.

      Echinacea ‘Cheyenne Spirit’Brilliant range of colors reminiscent of the prairie. Grow high-impact landscapes with mass-plantings of this award winner.

      Campsis Summer JazzHalf the size and half the vigor – this Campsis doesn’t overdo it! Available in unique colors and bicolors.

      Rose KolorscapeExcellent landscape performance and value compared to other top performers. Easy-care and disease-resistant plants.

      Hydrangea Next Generation PistachioNatural variability in the flower gives you mind-bending colors of green, red and purple.

      Hydrangea Wedding GownWhen clients want white, give them this reblooming beauty – the best white lacecap! It grows to a neat, mounded 3 ft. with big, double flowers Spring through Fall.

      Salvia Lyrical BluesExcellent branching puts more flowers per plant. Strong and robust – it loves the heat!

      Salix ‘Golden Sunshine’Outshines all the rest with unique, rich golden color through Summer humidity.

      Sambucus Black TowerTowering upright plant of dark burgundy is a garden spire to behold.

      Sorbaria ‘Sem’Tropical-looking, tricolor foliage gives a touch of the exotic to the landscape.

      Heuchera CarnivalThis heat-loving villosa heuchera series brings incredible color to shady spots. Beautifully mounding habits are great for containers or beds.

      Hydrangea ‘Ice Crystal’Unusually compact plant has many clusters of conical, pure-white flowers that bloom into Fall.

      Hypericum Harvest Festival™Nice, compact habit great for containers. Shiny berries with wide color range.

      Coprosma ‘Inferno’Bright variegated foliage. Vigorous and upright with fastigiate habit.

      Lavender AnoukSpanish Lavender has dark violet flower spikes topped by clear purple wings. Early blooming with compact habit.

      Lavender Silver AnoukCompact lavender’s dark violet flower spikes add an elegant touch to Coastal landscapes. Pair it with ‘Anouk’ for even more impact.

      Thuja Forever GoldyEver golden, compact conifer will not shed. Red stems appear in Fall and Winter.

      Cupressocyparis ShortyDwarf habit and unusually deep green foliage. Use in small-space gardens and balconies.

  • South and Southeast Recommendations

    • Variety Notes

      Buddleia CranRazzGame-changing color has gardeners seeing red. Extremely free-flowering, blooms from Spring ‘til mid-Fall.

      Buddleia Flutterby Petite™ Tutti Fruitti PinkDwarf series of upright Buddleia. A non-invasive plant. You’ll love the long bloom season.

      Heuchera CarnivalThis heat-loving villosa heuchera series brings incredible color to shady spots. Beautifully mounding habits are great for containers or beds.

      Lomandra ‘Seascape’Salt-tolerant “grass” for hot and dry locations. You can’t lose with ecologically wise and low-maintenance Lomandra.

      Lavender ‘SuperBlue’Biggest blooms with the strongest color impact. Delivers excellent Winter hardiness and heat tolerance.

      Lagerstromia Enduring SummerReblooming series with tight habit and an appearance of berries in July. Deer resistant, too.

      Lonicera Peaches And CreamExotic pink and white bicolor florets make this a garden focal point. Compact habit for a trellis or groundcover.

      Brugmansia ‘Little Angel’Trumpet-shaped blooms hang upside down and give off an intense fragrance at night. Subtropical shrub catches anyone’s attention – especially the hummingbirds.

      Lavender Anouk Spanish Lavender has dark violet flower spikes topped by clear purple wings. Early blooming with compact habit.

      Lavender Silver AnoukCompact lavender’s dark violet flower spikes add an elegant touch to Coastal landscapes. Pair it with ‘Anouk’ for even more impact.

      Thuja Forever GoldyEver golden, compact conifer will not shed. Red stems appear in Fall and Winter.

      Cupressocyparis ShortyDwarf habit and unusually deep green foliage. Use in small-space gardens and balconies.

      Hydrangea Next Generation PistachioNatural variability in the flower gives you mind-bending colors of green, red and purple.

      Hydrangea Wedding GownWhen clients want white, give them this reblooming beauty – the best white lacecap! It grows to a neat, mounded 3 ft. with big, double flowers Spring through Fall.

      Hydrangea Sweet SummerGive your clients season-long, dense blooming with this hardy hydrangea. It flowers white in the Summer and pink in the Fall, on upright, 5-ft. plants.

      Salvia Lyrical BluesExcellent branching puts more flowers per plant. Strong and robust – it loves the heat!

      Salix ‘Golden Sunshine’Outshines all the rest with unique, rich golden color through Summer humidity.

      Sambucus Black TowerTowering upright plant of dark burgundy is a garden spire to behold.

      Sorbaria ‘Sem’Tropical-looking, tricolor foliage gives a touch of the exotic to the landscape.

      Echinacea PowWow™Packs lots of flower power for hot, dry areas. This “cultivated native” flowers uniformly and maintains an even height across large plantings.

      Echinacea Sombrero™Some like it hot – and everyone will love this warm red coneflower. Brightens up borders on its own or with the other bold varieties in the Sombrero series.

      Echinacea ‘Cheyenne Spirit’Brilliant range of colors reminiscent of the prairie. Grow high-impact landscapes with mass-plantings of this award winner.