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Plants which produce food for birds.

Salvia jurisicii 'European Cutleaf Sage'

Common Name: European Cutleaf Sage
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Blue
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 4"
Mature Width: 14"
Description:

Vigorous plants with ferny foliage. Upside down blue flowers. Great looking from fall to late spring. Dies back in summer, but recovers well. Plant with other summer blooming varieties that will mask its less appealing summer looks. It’s winter and early spring appearance makes it valuable in our beds.


Veronica spicata 'Blue Spires'

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Common Name: Blue Spires Veronica
Bloom Season: Mid-Summer
Bloom Color: Purple
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 18"
Mature Width: 18"

Salvia farinacea 'Blue Bedder'

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Common Name: Blue Bedder Sage
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Blue
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 28"
Mature Width: 18"

Perovskia 'Blue Spires'

Common Name: Blue Spires Russian Sage
Bloom Season: Summer to Fall
Bloom Color: Blue
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 48"
Mature Width: 48"

Buddleia davidii 'Buzz Midnight'

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Common Name: Buzz Midnight Butterfly Bush
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Purple
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 30"
Mature Width: 30"
Description:

LARGE, graceful large blooms on shorter plants! Good in a full sun location in gardens or pots.


Garden Notes: If you love the long graceful, butterfly attracting blooms of common Buddleia, but don’t have the room for them, this is the plant for you! Shorter plants with full sized leaves produce the same long, graceful blooms as the full size variety.

Buddleia davidii 'Buzz Hot Raspberry'

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Common Name: Buzz Hot Raspberry Butterfly Bush
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Rose Red
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 30"
Mature Width: 30"
Description:

LARGE, graceful large blooms on shorter plants! Good in a full sun location in gardens or pots.


Aquilegia 'Swan Violet and White'

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Common Name: Swan Violet and White Columbine
Bloom Season: Spring to Early Summer
Bloom Color: Purple and White
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Part-Shade Shade

Mature Height: 24"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

A hybrid derived from the Colorado state flower, the petals and spurs are an incredibly rich, shining violet-blue. Plant Select® award winner.


Garden Notes: The name honors the memory of the students and teachers of Columbine High School who shall never be forgotten. proceeds will benefit organizations that promote diversity and tolerance in schools.

Veronica spicata 'Rosea'

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Common Name: Rosea Speedwell
Bloom Season: Early Summer
Bloom Color: Red
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 16"
Mature Width: 14"
Description:

Deep green foliage with long rose-pink flower spikes.


Veronica longifolia

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Common Name: Speedwell
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Blue
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 36"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

Tall upright plants with long terminal spikes of clear blue flowers- cutflower


Verbena canadensis 'Homestead Purple'

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Common Name: Homestead Purple
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Purple
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 8"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

Deep violet-purple flower clusters on vigorous, dark green foliage. Tender perennial. Needs good drainage.