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     513-892-2053     


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 GROUND COVERS

The sizes of plants sold are not young transplants, but field grown plants ready to go into the landscape: the same plants that are sold directly at the nursery. We do not pot all plants in gallon size containers, but pot them in the correct size container for the root system and its required growing space.
KEY:
tender   bulbs/plants must be dug for winter & stored/potted
*   an herb and good landscape material
**   rockery
***   ground cover
shade  shade material
Z   hardiness zone (example: Z4)
bl   bloom
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FOR LANDSCAPE
For a fragrant & unusual ground cover in shade use Oregano Vulgaris Cu. 'Auream' see HERB LISTING. For ground cover in hot, dry sun try Thymes - give color & fragrance see HERB LISTING or try the dwarf creeping sedums see PERENNIAL LISTING.

AEGOPODIUM VARIEGATUM - green & white foliage, white lacy bloom 3" pot $3.50

ASPERULA (Sweet Woodruff) * shade - see HERB LISTING

AJUGA
Burgandy Splash - blue bloom spring 3" pot $2.75
Green & White - blue bloom spring 3" pot $2.75
Green - blue bloom or white bloom spring 3" pot $2.50

ASARUM (Ginger) shade - see PERENNIAL LISTING

CERATOSTIGMA PLUMBAGINOIDES (Hardy Blue Plumbago) - fall blooming ground cover, sun or shade, vivid blue bloom 1 gal. $6.50

EPIMEDIUM (see also PERENNIAL LISTING) more information
E. Cantabrigensis - orange bloom $8.50
E. Grandiflorum - white bloom, 10" - 15" tall $9.50
E. Grandiflorum 'Rose Queen' - deep pink bloom, 16" tall - $9.50
E. 'Lilafee' ('Lilac Fairy') - lavendar bloom $9.50 more information
E. Perralchicum Frohnleiten - larger foliage & lg. yl. bloom $9.50  more information
E. x versicolor 'Sulphureum'--Barrenwort - yellow bloom spring $6.00 more information
E. Rubra - red bloom spring $8.50
E. Versi-versi - sm. burnt orange bloom $8.50
E. Youngianum 'Niveum' - white bloom, smaller foliage, 12" tall - $9.50
E. x youngianum 'Roseum' - small foliage, compact 8" tall, lav.- pink bloom $9.50
E. warleyense - orange flowers with yellow centers, 16" tall $9.50

EUPHORBIA CYPARISSIAS - bluegreen foliage, yellow bloom $3.75

HEDERA HELIX (Ivy)
The Ivy varieties listed below have been acclimated and proven hardy. The Ivy 'Galaxy withstood -36 degrees in 1977. We then sent cuttings from this Ivy to the American Ivy Society in 1981. AIS then named it 'Galaxy.'
2 1/2 pot $2.50   4 pot $4.99
'Thorndale'
'Deltoides' (Sweetheart)
'Golddust'
'Galaxy'
'Iva Lace'
'Lemon Swirl'
'Manda's Crested'
'Parasol'
'Triton'
Many others available

HOUTTUYNIA CORDATA - can live in pots submerged in water, ponds, sun brings out best foliage color, white bloom, can grow in soil but rampant grower!   qt. $4.50

LAMIASTRUM
L. Galeobdolon 'Herman's Pride' - striped foliage, yl. bloom $4.50
L. Galeobdolon 'Silver Frost' shade - long silver & green leaved tendrils bend over and root, attractive for deep shade, tolerates dryness spreads fast $3.50

LAMIUM shade - one of the best ground covers for bloom most of the summer. The Maculatum varieties are evergreen and love shade. Can tolerate morning sun if gets moisture, the stems of all root on top of ground so is not invasive, yet gives good cover. 3" pots
L. Maculatum 'Beacon Silver' - Lav. bloom, silver w/gr. margin foliage $3.50
L. Maculatum 'Chequers' - Lav. bloom green foliage w/silver stripe $3.50
L. Maculatum 'White Nancy' - white bloom silver w/gr. margin foliage $3.50
L. Maculatum Pink Pewter - pink bloom silver w/gr. margin foliage $3.50

LILY OF THE VALLEY (CONVALLARIA) shade (15 pips bare root) $5.99

LIRIOPE, Muscari - lav. bloom, green foliage $4.00
L. M. 'Variegata' - green & white foliage, lav. bloom $4.50
L. M. Monroe White - green foliage, white bloom $4.50
L. M. Royal Purple - lg. purple bloom $4.50

LYSIMACHIA, Nummularia 'Aurea' shade - penny size yl. bloom, gold foliage when gets part sun, likes moisture $3.50
L. Nummularia (Money Wort)- see WILDFLOWER LISTING

MAZUS Alba shade - white bloom 2" $2.99
M. Lavender bloom 2" $2.99

OPHIOPOGON, 'Black Knight' - see LOOK LIKE GRASSES LISTING

PACHYSANDRA, Terminalis $3.50

SEDUMS - see PERENNIAL LISTING

STEPHANANDRA, see SHRUB LISTING

SYMPHYTUM GRAND. - see PERENNIAL LISTING

THYMES - see HERB LISTING

VINCA (these have proven to be hardy here below zero degrees)
V. major - huge blue bloom $3.50
V. major Variegata - best in more protected area, big blue flower $3.25
V. major 'WoJo's Jem' - dark green with vivid creamy to bright yellow leaf centers $5.25
V. minor - blue bloom 4" container  $2.50
V. minor Green & Gold - green & gold foliage, blue bloom $3.00
 

GUARANTEE:
Each order we send will be filled with stock of fine quality, packed with care to reach you in good live growing condition. If you are not entirely satisfied, return it at once for refund minus postage.

We are not responsible to replace plants that have failed due to conditions beyond our control such as possible neglect, weather, growing conditions or the lack of experience on the part of the gardener.



A Word About Native Plants: We offer many native varieties because we like them, but we do not collect them from the wild. We grow them from cuttings or seeds, and are listed as Native.

Prices subject to change.


All Material , 2000-2003.

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Last updated 2003 August 7.


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