Plant List


Salvia pratensis 'Twilight Serenade'

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Common Name: Twilight Serenade Sage
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Purple
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 36"
Mature Width: 15"
Description:

Forms a tight basal rosette of medium green wrinkled leaves with hooded flowers of deep violet-blue.


Garden Notes: Excellent cut flower, mixed containers or as a border plant.

Salvia reptans

Common Name: Autumn Sapphire Sage
Bloom Season: Summer to Fall
Bloom Color: Blue
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 18-24"
Mature Width: 16-18"

Salvia superba 'Blue Queen'

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

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

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

Low growing sage with blue spikes of flowers.


Garden Notes: Good for cut flowers. Prompt deadheading encourages more blooms. May spread by reseeding.

Salvia superba 'New Dimension Blue'

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

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 10"
Mature Width: 12"
Description:

Deepest blue, Very good show of color. Long lasting flowers. Heat tolerant.


Garden Notes: Trial 14

Salvia superba 'New Dimension Rose'

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Common Name: New Dimension Rose Sage
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Red
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 10"
Mature Width: 12"
Description:

Very good show of color intense rose color. Long lasting flowers. Heat tolerant.


Garden Notes: Trial 14. Compact plant.

Salvia superba 'Rose Queen'

Common Name: Rose Queen Sage
Bloom Season: Spring to Early Summer
Bloom Color: Pink
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

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

Good for cut flowers. Prompt deadheading encourages more blooms.


Garden Notes: May spread by reseeding

Salvia transylvanica 'Blue Cloud'

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

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 36"
Mature Width: 30"
Description:

Sky blue flowers, free flowering, easily adapts to varying climates. Large coarse leaves deadheading needed, large blue flowers.


Garden Notes: New for 2014. Dallas Arboretum Award Winner. Nicer than pratensis.

Salvia transylvanica 'Blue Spires'

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Common Name: Blue Spires Sage
Bloom Season: Summer to Fall
Bloom Color: Blue-Violet
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

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

Wispy, mid-blue flower spikes on tall stems, excellent mid border plant.


Garden Notes: New for 2014

Salvia verticillata

Common Name: Purple Fairy Tales
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Purple
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 24"
Mature Width: 30"

Salvia verticillata 'Purple Rain'

Common Name: Purple Rain Sage
Bloom Season: Summer to Fall
Bloom Color: Purple
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 24"
Mature Width: 30"
Description:

Coarse, broad, heart-shaped leaves with globular whorls of purple flowers on arching stems.


Garden Notes: Deadheading needed to get full bloom season.

Salvia verticillata alba 'White Rain'

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Common Name: White Rain Sage
Bloom Season: Summer to Fall
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 24"
Mature Width: 30"
Description:

Coarse, broad, heart-shaped leaves with globular whorls of white flowers on arching stems.


Garden Notes: Deadheading needed to get full bloom season.

Santolina chamaecyparissus

Common Name: Gray Santolina
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Yellow
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 12-24"
Mature Width: 24-36"

Satureja montana

Common Name: Winter Savory
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: White to Lilac
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 6-12"
Mature Width: 12-18"

Scabiosa columbaria 'Blue Note'

Common Name: Blue Note Pincushion Flower
Bloom Season: Summer to Fall
Bloom Color: Blue
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 8"
Mature Width: 12"
Description:

This is a nice small plant, very compact with light blue/purple flowers. Needs deadheading to continue to bloom.


Scabiosa japonica

Common Name: Ritz Series Blue
Bloom Season: Spring
Bloom Color: Blue
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 7"
Mature Width: 7"

Schizachyrium scoparium

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Common Name: Little Bluestem
Bloom Season: Mid-Summer to Winter
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 30"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

An important grass of the True Prairie. Blue green, turning to reddish brown in fall.


Garden Notes: An important grass of the True Prairie. Blue green through summer, turning to reddish brown in fall, then has good winter color: reddish tan that shows up even better in damp, foggy weather.

Schizachyrium scoparium 'Badlands'

Common Name: Badlands Little Bluestem
Bloom Season: Summer to Fall
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 1-3'

Schizachyrium scoparium 'Blaze'

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Common Name: Blaze Little Bluestem
Bloom Season: Summer to Winter
Bloom Color: Reddish Brown
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 30"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

Little bluestem is a great grass when needed for a mid height ornamental planting.


Garden Notes: An important grass of the True Prairie. Blue green through summer, turning to reddish brown in fall, then has good winter color: reddish tan that shows up even better in damp, foggy weather.

Schizachyrium scoparium 'Itasca'

Common Name: Itasca Little Bluestem
Bloom Season: Summer to Fall
Bloom Color: Red
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 30"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

Little bluestem is a great grass when needed for a mid height ornamental planting.


Garden Notes: An important grass of the True Prairie. Blue green through summer, turning to reddish brown in fall, then has good winter color: reddish tan that shows up even better in damp, foggy weather.

Schizachyrium scoparium 'Prairie Blues'

Common Name: Prairie Blues Little Bluestem
Bloom Season: Summer to Fall
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 30"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

Little bluestem is a great grass when needed for a mid height ornamental planting.


Garden Notes: An important grass of the True Prairie. Blue green through summer, turning to reddish brown in fall, then has good winter color: reddish tan that shows up even better in damp, foggy weather.

Scrophularia macrantha

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Common Name: Redbirds in a Tree
Bloom Season: All Summer
Bloom Color: Red
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

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

This is a much hardier plant than I would have assumed from its appearance.


Garden Notes: It has very unique blooms that look like a redbird on a branch. They bloom over a long season. It has performed very well in dappled shade under a desert willow for several years in the greenhouse trial beds.

Scutellaria baicalensis

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Common Name: Siberian Magic Skullcap
Bloom Season: All Summer
Bloom Color: Blue and White
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 12"
Mature Width: 12"
Description:

Flowers bloom on one side of stalk, upper lip dark blue, lower is sky blue. Lime loving, rock or wild garden.


Garden Notes: Nice blooms last year. Small, but they covered the plant.

Scutellaria resinosa

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Common Name: Skullcap
Bloom Season: Spring
Bloom Color: Blue and White
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 10"
Mature Width: 10"
Description:

Roundish, resinous leaves. Mounding plant Small purple-blue flowers in spring- then sporadically through summer. Panhandle native.


Scutellaria resinosa 'Smokey Hills'

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Common Name: Smokey Hills Skullcap
Bloom Season: Spring
Bloom Color: Blue
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 12"
Description:

Deep blue flowers tipped with white. Essential Great Plains native. Plant Select® award winner.


Scutellaria suffrutescens

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Common Name: Pink Texas Skullcap
Bloom Season: All Summer
Bloom Color: Red
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 6"
Mature Width: 15"
Description:

Rose-red blooms on neat 4-6" mounds all summer. Attractive rock garden plant. It likes a little extra water through its first season or two. A nice, slowly spreading perennial with a long bloom season.