Plant List


Teucrium aroanium

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Common Name: Gray Creeping Germander
Bloom Season: Summer to Fall
Bloom Color: Lilac
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 6"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

A great low care plant. Easy to grow, long bloom season, attractive through winter. Great for the forefront of beds.


Garden Notes: This is one of my favorites! Nearly continuous blooms through the summer with no deadheading needed. Creates dense growth to smother weeds. Spreads by roots very lightly. Easy to control growth. I have had no troubles with it. It gets better each year. TRY IT!!!

Teucrium chamaedris

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Common Name: Germander
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Rose/Red
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 24"
Mature Width: 4"
Description:

Semi-evergreen shrublet, Spreads to make groundcover, dry partial shaded areas, takes pruning well, cut back after blooming to promote bushiness.


Teucrium hyrcanicum

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

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 24"
Mature Width: 20"
Description:

Masses of purple spikes over dark green aromatic foliage, borders, perennial containers.


Teucrium polium

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Common Name: Felty Germander
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Lilac
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 6"
Mature Width: 14"
Description:

A nice, low growing low care perennial. I’ve had it in my beds for a couple of years and enjoy its bright grey foliage.


Thymus 'Juniper'

Common Name: Juniper Thyme
Bloom Season: Spring
Bloom Color: Pink
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 6"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

Needle like leaves trail along the ground. Pink flowers in early spring. Very Xeric.


Thymus lanuginosus

Common Name: Wooly Thyme
Bloom Color: Pink
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 2"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

Groundcover for high traffic areas. Evergreen.


Thymus vulgaris

Common Name: Thyme
Bloom Season: Spring
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 12"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

Household herb, good for low edging on border.


Tradescantia occidentalis

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Common Name: Prairie Spiderwort
Bloom Season: Spring to Summer
Bloom Color: Purple to White
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 18"
Description:

Clump forming perennial with grass-like leaves. Has three petaled blue blooms that last only a day each, but produces many through the season.


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.


Verbena canadensis 'Homestead Red'

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Common Name: Homestead Red
Bloom Season: Spring to Frost
Bloom Color: Red
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 12"
Mature Width: 36"

Verbena speciosa

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Common Name: Imagination Verbena
Bloom Season: Spring to Fall
Bloom Color: Blue
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 12"
Mature Width: 20"
Description:

All-American and Fleuroselect winner. Small flowers of intense blue-violet in masses for bedding, container.


Garden Notes: This may be my favorite plant to attract and feed adult butterflies. It begins blooming early and doesn't stop until a hard freeze. It is an annual, but reseeds itself to begin blooming for next years go round.

Veronica 'Blue Reflection'

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Common Name: Creeping Speedwell
Bloom Season: Spring
Bloom Color: Blue
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 3"
Mature Width: 30"
Description:

Blue Reflection is a very nice, fast growing plant. It can cover three feet by the second season. Do not over water.Good drainage needed.


Garden Notes: Can be a little tough to keep going consistently. Covers itself with blue blooms in early spring, then makes a nice dense, dark green groundcover the rest of the year. Does not survive severe drought or over watering well.

Veronica 'Reavis'

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Common Name: Crystal River Veronica
Bloom Season: Spring to Summer
Bloom Color: Light Blue
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 3"
Mature Width: 23"
Description:

Plant Select® award winner.


Veronica incana 'Silbersee'

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Common Name: Silbersee Veronica
Bloom Season: Spring
Bloom Color: Blue
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

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

Grey-White foliage with blue flowers. Looks nice all year.


Veronica liwanensis

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Common Name: Turkish Speedwell
Bloom Season: Spring
Bloom Color: Blue
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 2"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

May prefer afternoon shade, but does well in full sun. Tough ground cover if given enough time. It grows a little slower than V. 'Blue Reflection'


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


Veronica oltensis

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Common Name: Thyme-leafed Speedwell
Bloom Season: Early Spring
Bloom Color: Blue
Water Needs: Almost No Water Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 1"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

Slow growing, long lived ground cover, rock garden, evergreen foliage


Veronica pectinata

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Common Name: Wooly Speedwell
Bloom Season: Spring
Bloom Color: Blue
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 3"
Mature Width: Spreading
Description:

Forms a low growing mat of 3” high foliage. Spreads by stems that root at the joint for a nice groundcover. Produces outstanding blue blooms in spring.


Veronica prostrata

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Common Name: Nestor
Bloom Season: Late Spring
Bloom Color: Blue
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 6"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

Stems are hairy. Mat forming. Performs well. Good for low, front of border plantings.


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"

Veronica spicata 'Pink Goblin'

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Common Name: Blue Carpet
Bloom Season: Early Summer
Bloom Color: Pink
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

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

Long bloom season if deadheaded. Small glossy green leaves send up tall spikes of flowers.


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.


Vitex agnus-castus

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Common Name: Chaste Tree
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Lilac
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 12'
Mature Width: 60"
Description:

Shrub to small tree, spice scented. Shrub to small tree, spice scented, short lived for me, but nice. (I think it likes more water than I will give it)


Zinnia grandiflora

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Common Name: Prairie Zinna
Bloom Season: Summer-Fall
Bloom Color: Yellow
Water Needs: Almost No Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Extreme Enviroment Tolerance Full Sun

Mature Height: 6"
Mature Width: Spreads
Description:

Long bloom season. Blooms dry to pale yellow and remain on plant. Spreads slowly by reseeding or by underground roots to form colonies


Garden Notes: This is a great plant for your harshest conditions. With a little soil improvement it should thrive with little or no extra water. It does spread, so watch where you plant it. It will need to have some borders and will choke out smaller plants. It will have bright yellow blooms all summer and then the flowers will dry to a nice yellowed brown in fall.

Zinnia grandiflora 'Gold on Blue'

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Common Name: Prairie Zinnia Gold on Blue
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Yellow
Water Needs: Almost No Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 10"
Mature Width: 18+"
Description:

Outstanding selection of native prairie zinnia chosen for its vigor, foliage color and large flowers. Plant Select® award winner.


Garden Notes: Excellent for hot, dry sites; thrives in all soil types, even dry clay. Recommended for slopes, along driveways and other places where it can spread as a large scale groundcover. Developed by David Salman.