Over 350 Species of choice and unusual plants for rock and alpine gardens.

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Name

Size

Description

Culture

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Acantholimon acerosum

(Plumbaginaceae)

3” x 5”

Cushions of blue-gray linear leaves and dainty pink flowers in summer. Caucasus, W. Asia

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Achillea ageratifolia

Greek Yarrow

(Asteraceae)

4” x 16”

Mats of dense gray-green evergreen foliage bears abundant clusters of glistening pure white flowers in late spring, unlike the dirty white of many yarrows. Greece, Bulgaria.   

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Achnatherum      calamagrostis    

Silver Spear Grass

 (Poaceae)    

to 2’ x 2’

Large blond persistent flowers and seedheads, long-lived, one of the showiest well-behaved mid-sized ornamental grasses, deer proof.

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3 1/2”-$7.00

 

Aethionema armena

(Brassicaceae)

5” x 6”

Compact clumps of blue-green foliage with white-lavender flowers in spring. Turkey

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Aethionema grandiflorum

10” x 14”

Distinctive fleshy blue-gray foliage accessorized with showy clusters of rosy-pink flowers in early summer. Russia, Iran

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$5.00

 

Aethionema schistosum

 Fragrant Persian Stonecress

(Brassicaceae)

6” x 12”

Glaucous blue-green leaves and soft rose-pink, sweetly scented flowers in early summer. Turkey.

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Agave parryi

(Liliaceae)

18” x 18”

Striking rosettes of blue-green leaves. AZ, NM, TX

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    Agave utahensis       v. nevadensis

(Liliaceae)

6-12” x 10”

This stylish succulent is one of the smallest species, has ornamental small blue-green rosettes and very cold hardy especially if kept dry. NV.

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Agastache cana

Agastache cana

(Lamiaceae)

Mosquito plant/Hummingbird Mint

to 2’ x 1’

Showy rose-pink flowers on licorice-mint scented foliage. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies in late summer. TX.    

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Alchemilla alpina

(Rosaceae)

Alpine Lady’s Mantle

6” x 8”

Refined mounds of deep green hairy foliage with divided leaves that have distinctive silvery margins and chartreuse-yellow flowers in early summer. Europe, Greenland.  

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Allium cernuum

(Liliacea)

Nodding Onion/Ladies Leek

 12” x 4”

Attractive soft lavender-pink nodding umbels over a vase-like rosette of slender foliage in mid-summer. N. America.

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Allium cyaneum

(Alliaceae)

8” x 6”

Clusters of bright purple-blue flowers appear in August over neat tufts of fine grassy foliage. Native to the grasslands of western China.

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$5.00

 

           Allium                    cyathophorum      v. farreri

9” x 15”

An attractive clump forming species with clusters of wine-red bell-shaped flowers on slender stems in spring. China.       

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$5.00

 

Allium daghestanicum

to 18”

Attractive clumps of thread-like foliage and pale pink flowers in late summer. Caucasus.  

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$5.00

 

Allium flavum

10-12”

Bright lemon-yellow pendulous flowers give an architectural element to the garden or well drained meadow in early summer. Eurasia.   

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$5.00

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Allium geyeri

10” x 4”

This cute little alpine onion bears bright magenta umbels on short stems in late summer. Prefers moist conditions s. N. America

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Allium nutans

1-2’ tall

A terrific rhizomatous species with pirouetting rosettes of wide foliage and soft pink, rose, or lilac fuzzy-looking globes on unusual twisting and nodding stems. Asia, Siberia. 

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$5.00

 

Allium rugosum

 

12” x 8”

A form of garlic chives with umbels of showy pure white starry flowers on mounds of fragrant gray-green foliage.      se Asia.

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Allium senescens ‘Glaucum’

6” x 3”

Umbels of lilac-pink bells are born above glaucous, evergreen foliage in late summer. Far East

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Allium textile

Textile, Prairie Onion

1’ x 1’

Lovely bouquets of white-soft pink flowers with violet veins over narrow, grass-like foliage in early summer. Deer resistant, but hummingbirds and butterflies love it. w N. America.   

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Allium togasii

10” x 5”

Heads of pretty soft lilac-mauve flowers are produced in mid-late summer over vigorous tufts of slender gray-green foliage. Japan

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Aloinopsis spathulata

(Aizoaceae)

Hardy Living Stone

1” x 6”

Glistening magenta flowers are produced in spring over mats of spathulate, succulent leaves. A gem from S. Africa

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Alopecurus lanatus

(Poaceae)

5” x 10”

An attractive, clump-forming grass with tangled wooly-white foliage and fuzzy light brown foxtails in mid-late summer. Turkey

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Alyssum stribryni

(Brassicaeae)

3” x 8”

A silver shrublet covered in spring with clusters of sunny yellow flowers. Balkans.     

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Amsonia jonesii

(Apocynaceae)

6" x 18

Upright growth with long willowy leaves and long-lasting light blue funnel-shaped flowers in summer. CO, UT, AZ

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 2 1/2”-$5.00

3 1/2”-$7.00

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Amsonia tharpii

14” x 7”

The smallest form we offer displaying white open stars atop stems clothed with feathery crescent-shaped leaves. NM

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Anagallis monellii

(Primulaceae)

Blue Pimpernel, Skylover

9” x 12”

Vivid, gentian-blue, saucer-shaped flowers throughout summer over neat, compact, ground covering mounds. Medit. region. 

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Androsace armenica ssp macrantha

         Androsace                     armeniaca           v. macrantha

 (Primulaceae)

1/2” x 2”

A delightful Turkish endemic, growing among limestone in mountain pastures, with ever so pretty white-soft pink flowers.

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Androsace carnea    v. halleri

2” x 3”

Neat domes of slim-leafed dark green rosettes produce clusters of large pink flowers on short erect stems in spring. Alps, Pyrenees. 

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Androsace cylindrica (Primulaceae)

2” x 4”

A choice dwarf species producing dense rounded domes of minute evergreen leaves, studded in early spring with charming fragrant yellow-eyed white flowers. Pyrenees. 

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Androsace hedraeantha

1” x 3”

Nice compact rosettes with smooth, evergreen foliage and pretty pink flowers in spring to early summer. Balkans. 

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Androsace lanuginosa

Wooly Rock Jasmine

4” x 16”

A fine alpine with soft silky-silvery stems that tumble delicately over rocks, ending with clusters of lilac-pink, golden-eyed flowers in late summer. Himalayas.

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$5.00

 

Androsace mathildae

1/2” x 2”

Diminutive bright green rosettes with white, yellow-eyed flowers just above the foliage in spring. A real cutie. Italy, in limestone crevices. 

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Androsace minor

Androsace minor

1” x 2”

Quaint pink flowers with an ochre yellow eye that turns bright red with age, over dark green diminutive rosettes in summer. China, in stony grasslands.

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Androsace pyrenaica

 

1” x 3”

Compact domes of tiny gray-green rosettes with adorable white stemless blooms in spring to early summer. Pyrenees

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Androsace sarmentosa

Rock Jasmine

4” x 12”

A classic rock garden plant with round clusters of fragrant deep rose-carmine flowers appearing in early summer on lax mats of silky rosettes. Himalayas.   

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$5.00

Anemone sarmentosa 'Chumbyi'

Androsace sarmentosa ‘Chumbyi’

Silky Rock Jasmine

5” x 18”

Loosely spreading, downy rosettes quickly form a low silky mat abundantly furnished with bright pink, yellow-eyed, sweetly fragrant flowers in early summer. A must have! Himalayas.     

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$5.00

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Androsace sarmentosa ‘Sheriffii’

5” x 24”

Large fragrant heads of dainty pink, yellow-eyed flowers in spring over tight rosettes lightly covered with silken hairs. Himalayas.    

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$5.00

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Androsace sempervivoides

Rosette Androsace

3” x 6”

Clusters of fragrant yellow-eyed, mauve-pink flowers over huddled mounds of tight dark green rosettes in early summer. Less  sensitive to winter wet than other species. nw Himalayas.     

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$5.00

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Androsace ‘Millstream’

 

1/2” x 3

Tight cushions of tiny glossy green rosettes studded in spring to early summer with sweet little pink, sometimes white,S flowers.

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Andryala agardhii

(Asteraceae)

 6” x 9”

Bright lemon-yellow, flat-topped flowers over attractive mounds of silver-gray foliage. Spain.

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Anemone drummondii (Ranunculaceae)

1’ x 1’

Densely hairy finely cut leaves and stems topped by a single white buttercup-like flower in spring. nw North America, subalpine.

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Currently unavailable

 

Anemone magellanica

to 1’ x 8”

A stunning plant attractive to birds and butterflies with finely divided foliage and pretty pure white flowers with yellow centers. Easy and prefers moist soil. S. America.

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Currently unavailable

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Anemone multifida  v. globosa

5” x 5”

A lovely native dwarf windflower with finely  dissected leaves and dark raspberry-red, cup-shaped blooms in spring and intermittently throughout  the season. CO, montane and subalpine

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Currently unavailable

 

Antennaria ‘McClintock’

(Asteraceae)

 1” x 12”

Recently introduced, this tidy compact  silvery-furred pussytoes forms dense attractive mats and pearly white flowers. Great for use between paving stones. WY.  

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 $5.00

 

Anemone nemorosa ‘Robinsoniana’

Windflower

4” x 8”

An heirloom woodland treasure, with dove-gray buds that open in spring to showy lavender-blue flowers centered with golden stamens. Europe to NW Asia.        

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Anthemis cretica ssp. leucanthemoidees

 Cretian Mat Daisy

6” x 12”

Pristine white daisies over woody mounds of lacy, silver foliage. Caucasus. 

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$5.00

 

Anthericum ramosum

(Liliaceae)

Grass Lily, St Bernard’s Lily

18” x 12”

Long rching wands of pretty white starry flowers over clumps of narrow, grass-like foliage in late summer into fall.  Europe, Turkey.  L.S.O 

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Currently unavailable

 

Anthyllis rosea

(Fabaceae)

Kidneyvetch, Lady’s Fingers

6” x 15”

Tight clusters of rosy-red, pea flowers on short stems over dense tufts of silky-gray foliage in summer. Great Britain.

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Athyrium niponicum ‘Pictum’

(Dryopteridaceae)

Japanese Painted Fern

2’ x 2’

Dramatic soft gray-green foliage with silvery- maroon markings.

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   Antirrhinum      braun-blanquetii

(Scrophulariaceae)

Hardy Snapdragon

to 18” x 15”

A delightful hardy perennial with candelabras of creamy white and yellow ‘dragon’ flowers over tufts of lax, willowy foliage. Spain, Portugal. LSO

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Aquilegia amaliae

(Ranunculaceae)

8” x 6”

Compact mounds of blue-green foliage carry  nodding, pale violet-blue and white flowers with short strongly hooked spurs. Balkans.

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Aquilegia barnebyi

10” x 7”

A delightful native producing long-spurred flowers of butter-yellow petals and peachy-pink sepals over clumps of blue-green foliage. A delicate and demure effect for sure. CO, UT, on shale barrens.   

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 Currently unavailable

 

Aquilegia buergeriana (Ranunculaceae)

8” x 8”

Exquisite dangling lanterns of  plum & soft yellow over compact mounds of graceful foliage. Japan, Korea.

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Aquilegia cazorlensis

8” x 6”

Nodding, bright blue flowers above neat tufts of twice-divided foliage. Endemic to the Sierra de Cazorla region of Spain.

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Aquilegia chaplinii

10” x 5”

Delicate maidenhair-like blue foliage with soft yellow, long straight-spurred flowers. Resembles a dwarf form of A. chrysantha. TX, NM.   

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Aquilegia chrysantha

 Golden Spur Columbine

1-2’ x 9”

A vigorous grower with a long display of fragrant golden-yellow flowers with long outward curving spurs over mounds of fern-like blue-green foliage in late spring. sw USA. 

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Aquilegia caerulea

Rocky Mountain Columbine

8” x 12”

Our Colorado state flower, with large, blue and white, long-spurred blossoms and delicate blue-green foliage. Rocky Mts, in meadows and open forest, foothills to alpine.  

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Aquilegia desertorum

12” x 8”

A drylander with chrome-yellow and orange flowers  produced in late spring to early summer over mounds of graceful blue-green foliage. AZ.

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Aquilegia discolor

 6” x 4”

A small columbine from the Prenees of Spain with pretty blue & white short-spurred, nodding flowers.

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Aquilegia flabellata

 12” x 6”

Compact mounds of blue-green waxy leaves are topped in early summer with plump violet-blue short-spurred flowers. 

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Aquilegia flabellata ‘Ministar’

6” x 6”

Pudgy blue and white nodding flowers are born in spring over dwarf mounds of thick blue-green foliage.

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Aquilegia flabellata ‘Nana’

 Dwarf Fanleaf Columbine

8” x 8”

A charming dwarf with waxy fan-shaped leaves and graceful pale blue and white flowers. A good rock garden species that tends to come true from seed. Japan.     

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 $5.00

 

Aquilegia flabellata ‘Nana Alba’

8” x 8”

Same as above but with pretty white flowers.

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Aquilegia flavescens

Yellow Columbine

 1-2’ x 1’

Loose clusters of nodding yellow, sometimes yellow-pink, flowers above tufts of slightly blue-green foliage. Rocky Mts.    

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Aquilegia fragrans

1-2’ x 1’

Exquisite, honeysuckle scented columbine from the Himalayas, with pendant, creamy yellow blossoms with a hint of pink-lavender in early summer.

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$5.00

 

Aquilegia glandulosa

1’ x 8”

Angelic, large blue & white flowers hover over compact clumps of finely-divided blue-green foliage. Kazakhstan.        

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$5.00

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Aquilegia jonesii

Cushion Columbine

  3” x 3”

Aristocrat of the columbines! A dainty  mound of elegant brilliant clear blue solitary flowers on tight lacy gray-green foliage. Best grown  in a trough, difficult in the open garden. Bighorn Mts, WY.     

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Currently unavailable

 

Aquilegia jonesii x saximontana

6” x 4”

Compact tufts of blue-green foliage and large dazzling blue flowers in early summer. Easier than A. jonesii.

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Aquilegia kareliniana ‘Hybrids’

to 2’ x 1’

An attractive taller species, with deep-violet to wine-red nodding flowers with strongly hooked spurs. Native to the forests of central Asia.

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$5.00

 

Aquilegia laramiensis

 8” x 6”

 Treasured for it’s petite nodding creamy-white flowers above finely-cut blue-green foliage in summer. A rare endemic to the high peaks of Wyoming.

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Aquilegia nigricans

1-2’ x 1’

Impressive large, long-spurred, dark midnight purple flowers over smooth attractive foliage. Balkans.    

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Aquilegia pyrenaica

 8” x 6”

Compact mounds of finely divided foliage and lovely nodding bright lilac-blue flowers. Pyrenees.     

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Aquilegia saximontana

 8” x 6”

A choice dwarf from the Rocky Mts. carries petite, blue and white flowers nestled in delicate foliage in summer. CO, subalpine and alpine.   

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$5.00

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Aquilegia scopulorum

3” x 4”

A choice columbine with large genteel, blue and white, long-spurred flowers above delicate mounds of blue-green foliage. One of the best. WY, UT. 

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Aquilegia schockleyi

18” x 10”

Captivating flowers with red sepals, yellow petals and spurs  fading to orangish above gray-green divided foliage. sw USA 

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Aquilegia triternata

18” x 12”

Sprays of pendant red and yellow lantern-shaped flowers always seem to entice the hummingbirds in spring-early summer. w N. America. 

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  Aquilegia vulgaris      ‘Lime Frost’

12” x 8”

Clumps of lime-green mottled foliage and pretty deep blue flowers.

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Aquilegia vulgaris ‘Pink’

Granny’s Bonnet

to 1’ x 8”

A late spring blooming cutie with pretty soft pink and white, short spurred flowers over mounds of leafy bluish-green foliage. A  family heirloom from a friend’s great grandmother’s farm in Michigan. Europe.

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Arabis androsacea

(Brassicaceae)

Rock Cress 

2” x 6”

Tight silvery mounds are slowly formed from rosettes of soft hairy leaves, sparkled in spring with clusters of sweet white flowers. A fine alpine from limestone screes in Turkey.    

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Arabis pumila

4” x 6”

Pretty white flowers in spring are presented over nice compact tufts of dark green shiney leaves. Alps.      

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Arenaria alfacarensis

(Caryophyllaceae)

Spanish Sandwort

1/2” x 6”

Tiny white flowers in summer on very tight hard mats of silver-green triangular foliage. A fine and rarely available alpine from Sierra Segure, Spain.

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$6.00

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   Arenaria hookeri     v. desertorum

Desert Sandwort

1/2” x 3”

Exceptionally tiny cushions with micro-fine needle-like foliage tightly hug the ground. The small white flowers in crowded stemless  clusters cover the hard cushions in early summer. UT, in desert shrub.

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Arenaria obtusiloba

2” x 6”

This alpine sandwort forms mats of tight sharply-tipped needle-like leaves covered in summer with tiny white flowers on trailing stems. Grow lean to keep a tight form. nw N. America. 

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Arenaria pseudoacantholimon

2” x 6”

Pretty white flowers appear in summer held on short stems above mounds of sharp blue-green pincushions. Looks and feels like acantholimon!

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Arenaria purpurascens

3” x 6”

A highly desirable species forming loose clumps of emerald-green rosettes and a cheerful mass of pink-purple blooms in summer. Pyrenees. 

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Arenaria tetraquetra

Spanish Sandwort

1/2” x 12”

Wonderful low congested mats of densely crowded minute leaves on four-angled stems are topped with bright sparks of tiny white flowers in summer. Spanish Sierras.

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$5.00

 

Arenaria tetraquetra v. granatensis

1/2” x 8”

Tight, mats of ground hugging, silver-green mats dotted with tiny stemless white flowers in June. Pyrenees.  

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Arenaria ‘Wallowa Mountain’

2” x 12”

A remarkable Oregon native forming tight evergreen mats of rich emerald green foliage and tiny white flowers in summer.

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$5.00

 

Armeria trojana

(Plumbaginaceae)

Turkish Alpine Thrift

2” x 3”

Very tiny cushions of narrow, dark green leaves and quaint sugar-pink flowers on short stems. A charming new introduction from Kaz Dag, Turkey.  

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$5.00

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Artemisia assoana

(Asteraceae)

 Spanish Sage

 3” x 12”

Tight mats of silky silvery foliage invites touching and narrow panicles of nodding yellow-green spheres unfurl in summer. Spain to Ukraine.     

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$5.00

 

Artemisia campestris

Dwarf Western Sagewort

to 1’ x 1’

Faintly aromatic, silver hairy foliage and pale yellow flowers. N. America

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Aruncus aethusifolius

(Rosaceae)

Dwarf Goatsbeard

8” x 12”

Tidy, astilbe-like foliage and airy panicles of creamy-white flowers in summer. Korea and Japan.   

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Asarina procumbens

(Scrophulaceae)

 Snapdragon Vine

4” trailing

This low-growing dry-shade lover has pretty pale green foliage and creamy snapdragon flowers, great as a groundcover or flowing over rocks and slopes. Pyrenees. LSO

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Asarum europaeum

 (Aristolochiaceae)

European Ginger

6” x 12”

Curiously beautiful, greenish purple flowers are produced in early spring cleverly hidden beneath handsome dark glossy green ginger-scented foliage. Europe.   

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$5.00

 

Asarum hartwegii

 6” x 10”

Mottled, deep olive-green, heart shaped leaves and large fragrant maroon flowers, white with red stripes inside. CA, in thickets and woods.

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Asclepias hallii

 (Asclepiadaceae) 

Hall’s Milkweed

 to 18” x 1’

Attractive blue-gray narrow leaves with strong veination and pretty umbels of pale pink flowers. sw USA.

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Asclepias tuberosa

 

18” x 12”

Umbels of warm orange flowers in late summer are sure to attract comments and butterflies. A nice companion plant for red & yellow kniphofias.      

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$5.00

 

Asperula boissieri

(Rubiaceae)

1” x 6”

A dainty alpine treasure, forming dense light green mats and stemless clusters of sugar-pink flowers in late spring. Greece. 

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$6.00

 

Asperula gussonii

1” x 8”

Frosted mats of tiny emerald green leaves and masses of flesh pink long-tubed flowers in summer. Long lived and easy. Sicily.    

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 $6.00

 

Asperula sintenisii

1” x 8”

A sweet alpine gem with soft pink tubular flowers over mats of fine blue-green foliage. Turkey.    

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$6.00

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Aster alpinus

(Asteraceae)

3” x 4”

A choice alpine species producing large lavender-pink  daisies over rosettes of hairy foliage in early summer. Alps, Pyrenees. 

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$5.00

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Aster alpinus ‘Pinkie’

10” x 8”

Mounds of gray-green leaves and charming bright pink daisies with yellow centers will add pizzazz to your front border or rock garden in early summer.    

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Aster coloradoensis

3” x 6”

A treasure! Irresistible daisies of luminous pink tone are produced on low tufts of serrated gray-green foliage in summer. CO

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$6.00

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Aster himalaicus

(Asteraceae)

 6” x 8”

A lovely colonizing species with rich purple-blue rays around bright yellow disks in spring. Rewarding and easy. Himalayas. 

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Aster oblongifolius

Aromatic Aster

1-2’ x 1’

A superb Great Plains native, best all-around fall aster, handsome form and foliage, showy purple or pink daisies, leaves smell when crushed, deer proof. LSO   

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Aster spathulatus

Western Mountain Aster

6” x 12”

Dainty violet daisies over mounds of narrow, lance-shaped leaves.    w N. America, in montane meadows.

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Astragalus adsurgens

(Fabaceae)

Lavender/Standing Milkvetch

1’ x 2’

Bright pink, narrow erect flowers are crowded on compact racemes. Eurasia, Rocky Mts.

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Astragalus detritalis

 

 5” x 6”

Fabulous racemes of magenta flowers over tufts of silver-gray foliage. Limited supply. UT.    

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Astragalus kentrophyta

Spinymat Milkvetch

1” x 8”

Tiny, rosy-purple pea flowers are snuggled in spiny mats of needle-like leaves in early summer. CO to NM and MT, on gravely slopes and in sagebrush. A favorite!

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        Astragalus                    mollissimus          v. thompsoniae

Woolly Locoweed

7” x 9”

Tufts of silver woolly leaves and long purple pea flowers.

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Astragalus newberryi v. castoreus

3” x 5”

Particularly striking silvery-white pinnate foliage heavily coated with a gray velvety pelt contrasted with large bright pink flowers most of the summer. Demands a hot dry well-drained site. w USA, in dry stony habitats.  

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$6.00

Astragalus pardalinus

Astragalus pardalinus

Panther Milkvetch

 8” x 6”

Dense spike of brilliant pink-purple flowers over upright mounds of handsome silver, pinnate leaves.     

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Astragalus sericoleucus

 

1” x 8”

Mats of silky silver-green foliage and pretty pink-purple flowers. w USA

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Astragalus spatulatus

Tufted Milkvetch

1” x 3”

Tufts of single, silver-gray, silky leaves and pretty pinkish purple pea flowers. Rocky Mts. Limited supply. 

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Astragalus sp.

 

 4” x 8”

I included this one because of its beautiful softly hairy silver-gray foliage and nice bluish-purple flowers. Unknown source.

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Astragalus tridactylicus

Foothills Milkvetch

1’ x 8”

Vivid pink flowers over tight domes of silver foliage. One of the best.     

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Astragalus utahensis

2” x 6”

Dense mats of cottony, silver-blue leaves produce intense  rosy-pink pea flowers throughout summer followed by cocoon-like seed pods covered in silky  hairs. UT.      

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Aubrieta gracilis (Brassicaeae)

3” x 12”

A bountiful profusion of amethyst blooms are produced in early springtime over mats of bright green compact foliage. Balkans.        

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Aubrieta pinardii

(Brassicaceae)

Rock Cress

3” x 8”

Mounds of deep green hairy foliage covered in spring with pretty violet flowers. A gem from Turkey.

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