Zone 3: -40 to -30 F / -39.9 to 34.5 C A Great Plant Picks selection. Originally hailing from the mountains of the Southwest from California to New Mexico, Philadelphus microphyllus is a dry-land species. 603-005D4     Punica granatum 'Party Dress'     ( Pomegranate )      Summer to autumn. Penstemon 'Garnet' was originally known as 'Andenken an Friedrich Hahn,' but the short English name seems perfect. Also, the leaves are serrated along their edges and those of P. hetrophyllus are not. Summer. Its bold foliage contrasts well with fine-textured ferns and other small-leaved treasures. bloom   12-18 in. bloom   3 ft. x 3 ft. 061-279     Penstemon richardsonii Pink Form        Penstemon hetrophyllus 'Blue Springs' is an incredibly long-blooming evergreen subshrub that bears slender, foot-long stems of vivid blue, out-facing, tubular flowers. Penstemon 'Flamingo' has large white-throated flowers with deep rosy lips. There is distinct burgundy streaking in the throat and bold burgundy scalloping in the lower lip. Parahebe catarractae is an evergreen subshrub with small, glossy, green leaves. bloom   18 in. Cut back hard in late fall or early spring. 832-001-1     Pachyphragma macrophilla        Because it blooms on the previous year's wood, be careful in your pruning because you do not want to miss the amazing fragrance of the half-inch flowers. bloom   1-2 ft. 302-002-1     Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Moudry'     ( Black seeded fountain grass. ) 279-005Qt     Pulmonaria saccharata 'Sissinghurst White'        Summer. The result is an attractive evergreen shrub with somewhat rounded dark green foliage. Sun, Part Shade     Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 White flowers Penstemon campanulatus is a tough evergreen shrublet. A Great Plant Picks selection. The broad blades are blue-green. Late spring to early summer. Spring to summer; repeats in the fall. June. A Great Plant Picks selection. Summer to first frost. Sun, Part Shade     Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 White flowers Originating from High Country Gardens in Santa Fe, NM, the flowers of Penstemon `Schooley's Coral' have a real southwest flavor in their color. Sun     Zones (7), 8, 9, 10 Red Purple flowers Part Shade     Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Purple Red flowers bloom   2.5 ft. x 2.5 ft. 061-148     Penstemon 'Ruby'        May. The lips of the flowers are a rich, rosy velvet. From Japan, Korea. June to first frost. bloom   2.5 ft. x 2.5 ft. 061-205     Penstemon 'Rich Ruby'        Summer to first frost. In midsummer, if you tip the plates aside, you reveal clusters of purple red flowers beneath. x 30 in. Sun     Zones 7, 8, 9 Bright Deep Cerise flowers The leaves are mostly deciduous in our garden although the literature suggests that they can be evergreen. Discover (and save!) Late spring. Sun     Zones 7, 8, 9 Rich Purple flowers Sun, Part Shade     Zones 5, 6, 7, 8 White flowers bloom   2 ft. x 2 ft. 061-246     Penstemon 'Raspberry Wine'        Sun     Zones 7, 8, 9 Coral Pink flowers Sun, Part Shade     Zones 5, 6, 7, 8 Rosy Pink/Blue flowers Pratia angulata is an excellent ground cover for the shade garden. Penstemon pinifolius ‘Melon’ Zone 5a – lovely light melon … Great in rock gardens or on steep slopes. bloom   3 ft. x 5 ft. 606-009-1     Philadelphus lemoinei 'Manteau de Hermine'        April 3, 2014 By Bob Hyland. The buds are yellow but they develop into lovely coral flowers. Polystichum neolobatum is an exceptionally attractive evergreen fern that looks good every month of the year. bloom   3 ft. x 3 ft. 061-163     Penstemon 'Purple Tiger'        bloom   16 in. bloom   3.5 ft. x 4 ft. 215-010D4     Phygelius rectus 'Moonraker'        The leaves of Panicum virgatum 'Rotstrahlbusch' turn entirely dark red in the fall, tawny in winter. This selection has proven successful in our Northwest gardens. As they mature the leaves turn green. Sun     Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Orange Red flowers x 24 in. bloom   20 in. Spring bloom   3 ft.. x 30 in. Late winter to spring. Originally it was thought to be a seedling of Penstemon heterophyllus, but it is obviously a cross between two species. Phlomis cashmeriana is a robust perennial with broad hairy leaves. Penstemon are resistant to slugs and other pests and attractive to bees. Over time, it may reach 8 feet. Sun, Part Shade, Shade     Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 White flowers The flowers are also white. The dark-green foliage really does resemble that of coniferous evergreens, and contrasts nicely with the lipstick-red narrow tubular flowers. This ornamental grass was developed by Brent Horvath from Intrinsic Perennial Gardens in Illinois. Phlox paniculata 'Nicky' grows just at the edge of our terrace in the red section of the Four Seasons Garden. Part Shade, Shade     Zones 5, 6, 7, 8 Dark Red flowers The drooping habit of the fronds lends a soft textural element. This excellent grower extends the color range of Cape fuchsias. Sun     Zones 7, 8, 9 Pink flowers Summer to first frost. (Polyanthus Group) Primula 'Cowichan Dark Maroon' has dark maroon flowers and the foliage is flushed with bronze. bloom   2.5 ft. 302-004-1     Pennisetum villosum     ( Feather top )      There is almost nothing quite so exotic as an extra-large oriental poppy flower, especially one that looks like it has been created from mysteriously shellacked, scarlet crepe paper and fixed on its stem with an inky button. Early summer. The flower tube is an inch long and the mouth an inch wide. Sun     Zones 7, 8, 9, 10 Pale Yellow flowers bloom   2 in. Phlox glaberimma 'Morris Berd' bears flowers in large panicles of rosy pink. bloom   2 ft. x 2 ft. 061-251     Penstemon 'Magarita BOP'        The all-summer show makes this such a fine complement to other mediterranean shrubs and perennials. bloom   4 ft. x 4 ft. 807-001     Pimpinella major 'Rosea'        The white throat is muted by red guide-lines giving the flower an overall red appearance. bloom   2.5 ft. 061-110     Penstemon 'Apple Blossom'        Sun     Zones 7, 8, 9 Rosy Purple flowers Late spring to early summer. Excellent for border front. They are followed in summer by rounded yellowish fruits. Sun, Part Shade     Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 White flowers x 30 in. Summer. June to August. Bright yellow fall color with ruddy inflorescences. Penstemon pinifolius 'Melon' introduces a new flower color to this popular plant, a cantaloupe color that is intermediate between the scarlet red of the best known selections and the yellow of 'Mersea Yellow'. Sun     Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Bright Rich Magenta flowers bloom   3 ft. x 3 ft. 061-198     Penstemon 'Violet Kissed'        Summer to autumn. The flowers on Phygelius aequalis are a pale yellow. Tubular flame-orange flowers appear in early to midsummer, and are a … My account Summer to first frost. But as they develop and lenghthen they arch outward in a more familiar fashion. Philadelphus x lemoinei 'Avalanche' was introduced in 1896 and is still considered by many as one of the most fragrant of all mock oranges. A Great Plant Picks selection. This species of Penstemon has proven to be a favorite with rock gardeners throughout North America. bloom   5 ft. x 3 ft. 215-009D4     Phygelius rectus 'Pink Elf'        In our garden, this evergreen shrub remained under four feet during its first 15 years. Summer. Broad mid-green foliage. From Argentina. Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater. The rounded leaves are nicely splotched with silver on their apple green surfaces. The medium green leaves rise on central stems and can measure up to a foot across. bloom   15 in. Late summer. The winter flower buds are soft mauve pink and open to white bells in the early spring. Sun     Zones 7, 8, 9 Garnet Red flowers Spring. Sun     Zones 7, 8, 9 Creamy Yellow flowers Penstemon pinifolius 'Melon' - the same conditions and habit as the regular species but this one sports melon-colored blooms. Sun, Part Shade     Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Blue flowers One of them has already set buds, while the others are s Penstemon Pinifolius: Question - Friendly Forums The veins are often tinged with purple on the basal foliage. Penstemon 'Wine Kissed' is a Joy Creek Introduction chosen for the size of bloom, strength of color and overall habit. bloom   6 ft. x 3 ft. 279-007     Pulmonaria 'Benediction'        bloom   10 ft. x 8 ft. 627-005D4     Physocarpus capitatus        Penstemon pinifolius. This West Coast native makes an attractive large, deciduous shrub that is perfect to fill the transition area between a more formal garden and the surrounding woodlands and meadows. Sun, Part Shade     Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 White flowers The color of the inflorescences is slow to fade. bloom   4 ft. x 3 ft. 237-001D4     Perovskia atriplicifolia     ( Russian sage )      Shade, Part Shade     Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, Pale Blue flowers bloom   2.5 ft. x 2.5 ft. 935-001D4     Paxistima myrsinites     ( Oregon boxwood )      This seedling has been a favorite at the nursery for more than a decade. Pulmonaria 'White Echo' is a Joy Creek Introduction for 2016. A species of Beard-tongue native to the Southwestern USA, this grows well in most regions except for the humid South. Summer to autumn. Sun, Part Shade     Zones 5, 6, 7, 8 White flowers In the winter a net of black, leafless stems creates interesting patterns. Coming from Australia, you might not think it would tolerate our heavy wet clay and shady conditions. bloom   2.5 ft. 302-004D4     Pennisetum villosum     ( Feather top )      x 12-18 in. bloom   3 ft. x 3 ft. 061-189D4     Penstemon 'Sutton's Pink Bedder'        This can be used to naturalize on banks in sun or part shade. Penstemon 'Aurora' is a Joy Creek Nursery introduction for 2011. Sun     Zones 7, 8, 9, 10 Electric Blue flowers Sun     Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 White flowers Anyone who has experienced a mock orange in full bloom knows that it is unrivaled for fragrance in the early summer garden. Foothill Penstemon (Penstemon heterophyllus 'Margarita BOP') Garden Penstemon (Penstemon 'Margery Fish') Garden Penstemon (Penstemon 'Maurice Gibbs') Pineleaf Beardtongue (Penstemon pinifolius 'Melon') Yellow Pineleaf Penstemon (Penstemon pinifolius 'Mersea Yellow') Beardtongue (Penstemon 'Mesa') Border Penstemon (Penstemon 'Midnight') Summer. 065-069     Primula 'Wanda'        065-009     Primula veris     ( Cowslip )      We've tried it around stepping stones and it has even survived modest foot traffic. Phygelius x rectus 'Pink Elf' produce fleshy pink tubular flowers on a compact shrub. bloom   3 ft. x 12 in. Zone 2: -50 to 40 F / -45.5 to -40 C Primula bullyeana was named for A.K. bloom   2.5 ft. x 2.5 ft. 061-250     Penstemon 'Geoff Hamilton'        Lovely but, in our experience, less floriferous than others. x 8 in. bloom   15 in. Our no-water border, which falls into shade at the height of summer, is where we grow this along with agastaches, fescues and campanulas. The lower, 3-lobed lip has clear guidelines of pale lilac to attract insects into the flower nectaries. The blades are 1/2 inch wide and curl inward slightly. » SHOP is OPEN. x 10-12 in. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. To 10" tall and about 2' wide. The leaf color holds up better in cooler areas. x 10-12 in. Shade, Part Shade     Zones 6, 7, 8, 9 Originally hailing from the mountains of the Southwest from California to New Mexico, Philadelphus microphyllus is a dry-land species. All rights reserved. bloom   16 in. However, en masse the blooms are as bright as the cultivar name indicates. After so many yellow and orange Cape fuchsias, we are delighted to see this rich violet flowered form. 279-001D4     Pulmonaria saccharata 'Argentifolia'        Summer to first frost. Shade, Part Shade     Zones 5, 6, 7, 8 White flowers Forming small, low shrublets with pine needle-like, evergreen foliage, this has been successfully used in gardens from New Hampshire to Washington State. bloom   30 in. Mid-sized foliage. The parent has extraordinarily red stems and leaves as it emerges in the spring. Part Shade     Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Cobalt Blue flowers Sun, Part Shade     Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 White flowers Portugal. In habit, it is short and somewhat compact. Of all the garden hybrid Penstemons, `Garnet' along with Penstemon `Blue Midnight' have been the most cold hardy. It is semi-evergreen in habit and spreads slowly at the base with underground rhizomes, Although Phygelius are from South Aftrica and are not native, we have found all of the Cape fuchsias to be attractive to our local hummingbirds. This color combination is especially attractive against the black, woody stems. The flowers are small and bell-shaped opening in terminal clusters on the flowering stems. The delicate flowers are the perfect complement to many of the spring shade perennials. We called Richard to ask him to help us name the plant and he gave us the name 'Strawberry Blond.' It flowers on arching stems in early to mid-spring. bloom   3-4 ft. 301-003-1     Panicum virgatum 'Strictum'        Water Requirements: Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater. A Great Plant Picks selection. They are symmetrical and appear in whorls of decreasing size up the stems. In 2005, we received this as a gift from customer Joe Orndorff who speculated about its ancestry. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Breath-taking racemes of double flowers. It was found by Sandra Tuffin of Uncommon Grounds in Toronto. bloom   3-4 ft. 301-001D4     Panicum virgatum 'Rotstrahlbusch'     ( Red switch grass. ) The glossy, somewhat rounded leaves are irregularly serrated. The white flowered, inch-long bloom spikes, are held above the foliage. ), Polygonatum odoratum variegatum     ( Variegated Solomon's Seal ), Polygonatum sibiricum     ( Siberian soloman's seal ), Polystichum munitum     ( Western sword fern ), Polystichum polyblepharum     ( Tassel Fern ), Polystichum setiferum     ( Soft Shield Fern. x 24 in. 707-009D4     Persicaria virginiana 'Brush Strokes'        Although the literature puts Pieris japonicus 'Little Heath' as small and compact, our old specimen is now over 5 feet tall and 4 feet wide. bloom   2-3 ft. 302-012D4     Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Red Head'     ( Fountain grass )      PS-isn’t it nice against the dark burgundy foliage of Euphorbia polychroma ‘Bonfire’ (another Hyland Garden Design favorite). Shade, Part Shade     Zones 5, 6, 7, 8 White flowers The leaves of Persicaria virginiana (Tovara virginiana) have bold mahogany chevron patches. Because it is self-seeding, it has not attained that honor, but, nonetheless, remains a special plant in our shade garden. We grow purple clematis nearby to contrast sharply with the foliage. A Great Plant Picks selection. We have found the switch grasses to be some of the easiest ornamental grasses to care for in our low water borders. Friends introduced us to Pachyphragma macrophilla when it was being evaluated for Great Plant Pick status. A Great Plant Picks selection. The flowers are only an inch wide but are gathered into racemes of 5 to 7 at the tips of the branches. Spring. Late spring to early summer. bloom   Dwarf. x 30 in. (approx. Full sun well drained soil with occasional water in summer. Sun     Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Orange Red flowers In Pieris j. Summer to first frost. Small's penstemon is one of a limited number of penstemons that are not native to the western part of North America. Late spring to summer. home | browse | products | | browse | products | x 38-40 in. Early summer. The foliage is rich green with a paler central vein. The apple green foliage will stay evergreen in milder climates. Breath-taking racemes of double flowers. Sun     Zones 5, 6, 7, 8 Red flowers bloom   3 ft. 302-001-1     Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln'     ( Dwarf fountain grass. ) bloom   12 in. Tiny rounded leaves grow on stems tightly pressed to the earth. bloom   4.5 ft. x 2.5 ft. 301-009-1     Panicum virgatum 'Northwind'     ( Switch grass )      065-062     Primula veris (red)     ( Cowslip )      bloom   18-24 in. Spring to summer. Sun     Zones 8, 9, 10 Although it is commonly called the yellow penstemon, a color unusual in penstemon, its flowers are not bright yellow but soft yellow, sometimes even cream. This was originally known as one of our 'Lip Series' because of its vivid painted lips and white throat. Sun     Zones 7, 8, 9 Peach/Brick Red flowers x 12-24 in. Sun, Part Shade     Zones 6, 7, 8 White flowers bloom   3ft. 063-012     Phlomis lanata        bloom   2.5 ft. x 2.5 ft. 061-154     Penstemon 'Thorn'        It forms a rounded, low mat which can reach a circumference of 32 inches in 2 years. bloom   4-5 ft. x 5-10 ft. 606-003-1     Philadelphus lemoinei 'Avalanche' (x)     ( Mock orange )      June to August. Hi, Last fall, I bought four penstemon pineleaf plants and now can't remember which is which. Our friends at Xera Plants received this Mock orange from garden designers Withey and Price, Seattle area designers who found this plant in a garden they were redesigning. Passiflora caerulea is a densely foliaged climber that has large flowers shaped like an ivory wheel with purple-blue radials and a raised blue axis. Penstemon 'Garnet' was originally known as 'Andenken an Friedrich Hahn,' but the short English name seems perfect. 7 more photos VIEW GALLERY. bloom   8 in. Many say that Philadelphus x virginalis 'Virginal' is the best of the double flowered cultivars of Mock orange. Part Shade, Shade     Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Red flowers bloom   32 in. In our no-water bed, the shrub has only reached a little over three feet. A must have in our book. Because it it quick to grow, some use it as part of a native hedgerow. bloom   1-2 ft. x 1-2 ft. 251-001D4     Peltoboykinia tellimoides        Our friends at Xera Plants received this Mock orange from garden designers Withey and Price, Seattle area designers who found this plant in a garden they were redesigning. Summer. The narrow foliage looks silver, but is actually mottled moss green on a very dark green background. In our no-water bed, the shrub has only reached a little over three feet. A Great Plant Picks selection. A Great Plant Picks selection. Sun     Zones 5, 6, 7, 8 Medium Blue flowers The flowers of Penstemon 'Gilchrist' are not large but they come in clusters of 17 to 25 per stem. If the dark dried stems are left to stand in the garden for winter they are especially dramatic in a light snow. 065-109     Primula burmanica        We have grown it for many years and have been very impressed with its large, reddish bottlebrush inflorescences which it holds high in its foliage. One of them has already set buds, while the others are s bloom   2 ft. x 2 ft. 894-001D4     Pycnanthemum tenuifolium     ( Narrowleaf mountain mint )      Tiered whorls of yellow hooded flowers. Spring bloom   2 ft. x 18 in. Their sweet scent is light and fresh. Discover (and save!) We grow it in the Four Seasons Garden along with other gold flowering and gold foliaged plants. May. A Great Plant Picks selection. bloom   1/2 in. The fruits then open to reveal red and purple blue seeds. Forming a spreading evergreen mat of bright green needle like foliage it erupts in a multitude of 8″ spikes with soft melon orange tubular flowers suspended on the … Sun, Part Shade     Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Violet-Red flowers Sun, Part Shade     Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Rose to Lilac Pink flowers They hang in dense terminal panicles that mature from the top downward. In summer it sports loose Veronica-like panicles of blue flowers. This unusually colored penstemon was found as a seedling in our garden. Because of its ancestry, it is plenty hardy for our Pacific Northwest gardens. Petrorhagia saxifraga is a delightful Dianthus relative with tufted grass-like foliage. bloom   4-8 in. Part Shade, Shade     Zones 6, 7, 8 Purple Red flowers 065-008     Primula pulverulenta        And so we are delighted to now grow this stately switch grass which was introduced by Roy Diblik of Northwind Perennial Farm in Wisconsin. One member has or wants this plant for trade. Late summer to early fall. We grow Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Rubra' throughout the garden but especially in our Dry Border. Sun, Part Shade     Zones 5, 6, 7, 8 Maroon flowers cevennensis was chosen as a Great Plant Pick because of its attractive narrow foliage, handsome blue flowers and its tolerance to both sun and shade in this climate. bloom   2 ft. x 15 in. Part Shade     Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 White flowers 279-040     Pulmonaria 'Early Bird'     ( Lungwort )      This is a good pollinator plant for Northwest gardeners. C $19.28 shipping. bloom   24 in x 24 in. Sun     Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Pink flowers Sun     Zones 7, 8, 9 Dark Purple-Red flowers Sun     Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 White flowers This lovely penstemon languished forgotten for years under the shade of a large Rhamnus. x 12-24 in. bloom   3 ft. x 3 ft. 627-010D4     Physocarpus capitatus     ( Ninebark )      upon seeing this one. Sun, Part Shade     Zones 5, 6, 7, 8 White flowers 061-190     Penstemon campanulatus 'Evelyn'        Penstemon smallii has pronounced veining in its midgreen leaves. bloom   12 in. Philadelphus 'Innocence' (Lemoine) is distinguished by its cream and chartreuse streaked foliage with occasional all-gold leaves, extending interest throughout the summer. During spring garden clean-up and pruning in my Harborton Hill garden, I delight in these fantastic spring blooming shrubs. bloom   1/2 x indefinite. After many years in our garden, this ninebark has achieved an impressive height and width. View gallery. For those who need a vigorous groundcover that hugs the ground, we can recommend Pratia pedunculata 'County Park'. The summer foliage forms a dark green mound with only a hint of mossy speckling. From Kashmir. Sun     Zones 8, 9, 10 Purple flowers 3 ft. x 4 ft. 310-005     Polystichum neolobatum        Needs even moisture. After six years in the garden, Pieris japonica 'Prelude' (Taiwanensis Group) has still only reached about 3 ft. tall. 773-001-1     Prostanthera rotundifolia        Plant of the Week - Penstemon pinifolius - Hyland Garden Design. The color of the tube of each flower subtly becomes dark rose and white on its lower lip, giving each a delicate beauty. View gallery. It forms a very woolly, compact evergreen shrublet. Sun     Zones 7, 8, 9 Grape Purple flowers The flowers of Penstemon 'Joy' are a stunning rich salmon red with a white throat. 061-202     Penstemon 'Mother of Pearl'        However, as much as we love Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah', for example, it is a fairly short grass. Part Shade     Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Yellow flowers A few years ago, we received a call from Richard Hartlage, the well-known Seattle area garden designer and writer. May 30, 2020 - Excellent and very heavy blooming color form of Pine leaved Penstemon. Sun, Part Shade     Zones 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 Creamy White flowers Two-inch white flowers are concealed beneath these leaves. May to June. Narrow foliage. bloom   32 in. Clusters of bright rosy pink buds open to purple blue flowers that mature to bright blue. Likes humusy well drained soil. Summer. The textured foliage is flushed bronze. Our friend Andy Van Hevelingen recommended it to us as a ground cover for a sun-to-part-shade spot that tolerates some drought. We grow Phlomis fruticosa in the Mediterranean Border. Penstemon pinifolius. Sun, Part Shade     Zones 5, 6, 7, 8 White flowers The shrub is densely branched with red-brown young stems. Spring. Penstemon pinifolius ‘Mersea Yellow’ Zone 5a – soft yellow flowers. 516-001     Petrorhagia saxifraga        We fell for Penstemon 'Pershore Pink Necklace' (Pershore College, 1995) when we first saw it in the garden of Peter James in 1997. Dense whorls of lilac flowers are reminiscent of Dutch collars. The plant explorer George Forrest found this candelabra primula in July 1913 in the mountains of the Chung-tien District in Yunan, China. We are always delighted to find shorter, compact versions of shrubs to recommend to gardeners with small gardens. £ 4.00 each Penstemon 'Alice Hindley' AGM No stock. 061-007     Penstemon digitalis        Polystichum polyblepharum is a very useful evergreen fern wit shiny dark green fronds that add luster and texture to the shade border. Spring. Penstemon pinifolius ‘Melon’ Penstemon pinifolius ‘Mersea Yellow’ Penstemon pinifolius ‘Nearly Red’ Penstemon ‘Pocahontas’ Penstemon pseudospectabilis: Penstemon rostiflorus ‘Bridges’ Penstemon strictus: Penstemon x mexicali ‘Carillo Red’ Penstemon x ‘Pretty Petticoat’ Penstemon x ‘Ruby Candle’ Persicara a. (This is sometimes sold as Pulmonaria 'E.B. Penstemon 'Blackbird' has slender, rich burgundy flowers which tend to remain tubular and not open out at the lips. The large blooms are 1 inch wide with a 1 1/2-inch tube. This is a primrose that needs consistently moist soil to do its best. bloom   5 ft. x 5 ft. 426-007-1     Pieris 'Karenoma'        Penstemon pinifolius. bloom   6-8 in. bloom   8 ft. x 8 ft. 606-005D4     Philadelphus virginalis 'Virginal'        As a tribute, it has been named after the latter. The richly colored, violet- red flowers have a yellow eye.. This selection of the species found in Western Europe as far north as Sweden is characterized by its showy foliage and bright blue flowers that emerge from reddish buds. All summer. Sun, Part Shade     Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 White flowers Zone 10: 30 to 40 F / -1.1 to 4.4 C More than 25 years later, the original plant continues to offer its treasure to bumblebees, hummingbirds and many other pollinators. x 10 in. Phygelius x rectus 'Devil's Tears' bears scarlet tubular flowers with yellow throats. bloom   3 ft. 296-030D4     Phlox paniculata 'Nicky'        ), Papaver orientale 'Tango'     ( Oriental poppy ), Papaver orientale 'Turken Louis'     ( Oriental poppy ), Parthenocissus tricuspidata     ( Boston Ivy ), Paxistima myrsinites     ( Oregon boxwood ), Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln'     ( Dwarf fountain grass. Sun     Zones 7, 8, 9 Burgundy Red flowers Take advantage of its silver-spotted foliage to break up the all-green look that often happens in shade borders. It is a versatile wildflower that is at home in a variety of sites ranging from prairies, dry woods or low, wet areas. bloom   3-4 ft. x 4 ft. 426-005D4     Pieris japonica 'Little Heath'     ( Lily-of-the-valley bush )      Perennials. Hummingbirds, Butterfly adult, bees, night-flying moths. The creamy white flowers have rich pink lobes, with the upper lobes decidely smaller than those on the bottom.     Zone 4: -30 to -20 F / -34.4 to -28.9 C bloom   3 ft. x 3 ft. 061-002     Penstemon 'Blue Midnight'        bloom   36 in. Penstemon 'Violet Kissed' is a Joy Creek Introduction chosen for the size of bloom, strength of color, and overall habit. It forms a low, bushy mound with green leaves that resemble pine needles. When it comes into bloom, it is as if the silver had turned violet blue. This is a customer favorite. The flowers are solitary, blooming in the leaf-axils. Grow in moist, well-drained soil. 302-013-1     Pennisetum 'Karly Rose'        They are lobed and toothed along their margins. Spring bloom   4 in. It has white flowers, takes zero summer water, is easy as can … Summer to autumn. Sun     Zones (7), 8, 9, 10 Rose flowers SE Australia. x 14 in. 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