Laporte Avenue Nusery

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

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Laporte Avenue Nursery 1950 Laporte Avenue Fort Collins, CO 80521

Laporte Avenue Nursery Fort Collins Colorado
dwarf conifers
choice alpine and rock garden plants

Open to the public by appointment only

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General Information

Laporte Avenue Nursery is located in Fort Collins, Colorado, between the foothills that guard our majestic Rocky Mountains to the west and the high plains to the east. At an altitude of 5,000 feet our weather is usually sunny and dry with infrequent periods of high winds and precipitation Winter temperatures can drop to –20F, and summer temperatures can rise to 100F. When our weather changes it usually happens very quickly. According to Hortus Third we are in zone 5 (–20F to –10F).

Most of our plants are hardy from zones 4-9, but we believe plants respond as much to the moisture content of the soil, wind and the intensity of the winter sun as to temperature. We heartily endorse finding out as much as possible about the conditions that prevail where a particular plant grows in the wild.


Spring is an excellent time to plant!

We take pride in providing a choice and unusual plant selection of hardy species which are unavailable in most parts of the country.

alpines for the enthusiast

Gift Certificates

rare alpine plant nursery

Laporte Avenue Nursey grows over 350 species of plants, including some new to cultivation but well adapted to the rock garden situation.

The perfect gardening gift for any occasion! We can mail the certificate with a personal message from you along with our most recent catalog or send it directly to you to present yourself.

A Wholesale Price List is available on request!

Please be patient with us while we fine tune this web site. We are trying our best to bring you images and information about the plants we are growing. We will be continuously updating our photo library and availability of our plants. Any comments or corrections you wish to advise us of would be appreciated at [email protected] Thank You!

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