Plant List


Limonium bellidiformis caspia

Common Name: Spangle Sea Lavender
Bloom Season: Summer to Fall
Bloom Color: Light Blue
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

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

Trial 2016 Pyrimidal sprays, soft lilac blue, Great cutflower


Limonium gmelinii

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Common Name: Siberian Statice
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Blue
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

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

Deep lavender blue flowers. Good for cutting, dry flowers and borders. Very easy- low care plant.


Garden Notes: Trial 2016 Great cut and dried flowers. Tough plants form low growing rosettes with flowers on tall leafless stems

Limonium latifolium

Common Name: Limonium latifolium
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Light Blue
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 29"
Mature Width: 27"
Description:

Trial 2016. Vigorous plant to two feet tall and wide. covered in pinkish- white flowers in summer. Great cut flowers


Linum perenne lewisii

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Common Name: Lewisii Blue Flax
Bloom Season: Spring
Bloom Color: Blue
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

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

Sky blue, morning bloom. Vase shaped. cut back old growth in early spring. After 3 to 4 years plants die out, but reseeds for new plants.


Garden Notes: Plan on having this plant around for three to four years. It eventually dies out but you should be able to see new plants coming on from seedlings; sometimes in surrounding grass which are harder to remove. It has bright blue blooms every morning in spring for several weeks.

Lobelia cardinalis 'Cardinal Flower'

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Common Name: Cardinal Flower
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Red
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 48"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

A bog plant- needs constant moisture. Found beside water in the Panhandle. Deep red color.


Garden Notes: A good plant to have in a spot that seems to stay wet. (Below bird baths) Provides blooms for a very long time midsummer to fall.

Lonicera sempervirens 'Blanche Sandman'

Common Name: Blanche Sandman Honeysuckle
Bloom Season: Summer to Fall
Bloom Color: Red with Yellow
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 10'
Mature Width: 5'
Description:

Deep rose-red flowers open to light yellow in May and then intermittently til frost. Long period of bloom.


Garden Notes: Not a fast grower, but is steady. A twining vine- it will need support. Prune back as needed after blooming. It is great for hummingbirds. An easy plant to have growing on a trellis. Low care.

Lonicera sempervirens 'John Clayton'

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Common Name: John Clayton Honeysuckle
Bloom Season: Spring to Summer
Bloom Color: Yellow
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 8'
Mature Width: 4'
Description:

Solid yellow flowers in May and then intermittently til frost. Long period of bloom. Good for screening with a nice thick set of leaves.


Garden Notes: Not a fast grower, but is steady. A twining vine- it will need support. Prune back as needed after blooming. It is great for hummingbirds. An easy plant to have growing on a trellis. Low care.

Lonicera sempervirens 'Magnifica'

Common Name: Magnifica Honeysuckle
Bloom Season: Spring to Summer
Bloom Color: Red
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 7'
Mature Width: 4'
Description:

Vigorous, semi-evergreen vine, 2" red trumpet flowers with yellow interior. Well behaved.


Garden Notes: Not a fast grower, but is steady. A twining vine- it will need support. Prune back as needed after blooming. It is great for hummingbirds. An easy plant to have growing on a trellis. Low care.

Lonicera sempervirens 'Major Wheeler'

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Common Name: Major Wheeler Honeysuckle
Bloom Season: Spring to Summer
Bloom Color: Red
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 9'
Mature Width: 5'
Description:

Has an eyecatching deep red bloom with nice, deep green leaves. It is a heavy blooming variety.


Garden Notes: Not a fast grower, but is steady. A twining vine- it will need support. Prune back as needed after blooming. It is great for hummingbirds. An easy plant to have growing on a trellis. Low care.It took me two years to find the plants to sell, but now I should be able to produce a constant supply. New for 2013

Lonicera x hecktrottii

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Common Name: Coral Honeysuckle
Bloom Season: Summer to Fall
Bloom Color: Coral with Yellow
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 8'
Mature Width: 5'
Description:

Blue green leaves. Blooms summer to frost. Deciduous or semi evergreen. Good for Hummingbirds.


Garden Notes: Not a fast grower, but is steady. A twining vine- it will need support. Prune back as needed after blooming.

Melampodium leucanthum

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Common Name: Blackfoot Daisy
Bloom Season: All Summer
Bloom Color: White with Yellow
Water Needs: Almost No Water Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

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

Nice Panhandle native. Long bloom season. Rock garden. Showy when in bloom. Reseeds nicely in gravel. To less extent in flower


Garden Notes: Reseeds nicely in gravel. To less extent in flower beds. The volunteer plants will often be stronger than the plants you buy from me. Look for the narrow leaves in early summer and let them grow. I’ve never had more plants than I wanted.

Mentha piperita 'Peppermint'

Common Name: Peppermint
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 24"
Mature Width: Groundcover
Description:

Herb used for flavoring teas and foods. Stronger in flavor than spearmint. Vigorous spreader.


Garden Notes: Plant in a way that it can be contained by itself. It will try to take over anything planted nearby and will keep spreading by its roots until it reaches a barrier.

Mentha spicata 'Spearmint'

Common Name: Spearmint
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 24"
Mature Width: Groundcover
Description:

Herb used for flavoring teas and foods. Vigorous spreader. Use leaves fresh or dried.


Garden Notes: Plant in a way that it can be contained by itself. It will try to take over anything planted nearby and will keep spreading by its roots until it reaches a barrier.

Mentzelia decapetala

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Common Name: Tenpetal Blazingstar
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Yellow
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 40"
Mature Width: 30"
Description:

Panhandle Native, Blooms have large white petals with yellow stamens and are very sweet-scented. Interesting growth, gets course after blooming.


Garden Notes: This would be a great plant to plan a later summer, evening garden party around.They open at dusk, close by midnight.

Mirabilis multiflora

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Common Name: Desert Four O'Clock
Bloom Season: All Summer
Bloom Color: Purple
Water Needs: Almost No Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 24"
Mature Width: 48"
Description:

Mounding, brilliant deep magenta blooms at different times of the day for a long season, dies to ground in winter. It can reseed. Remove seedlings while young. The roots form tubers that can be difficult to remove.


Garden Notes: Give it plenty of room. It covers 4 ft completely by end of summer. Hummingbird moths will visit this plant.

Monardella macrantha

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Common Name: Marian Sampson Hummingbird Trumpet Mint
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Red
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 6"
Mature Width: 12"
Description:

Intensely aromatic herb forms low mounds of semi-evergreen leaves beneath exotic looking scarlet-orange flowers through summer. Plant Select® award winner.


Garden Notes: Provide a cooler planting site for best results. Good in containers.

Nepeta 'Junior Walker'

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Common Name: Junior Walker Catmint
Bloom Season: Spring to Summer
Bloom Color: Purple
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 16"
Mature Width: 35"
Description:

This compact Nepeta retains the non-reseeding quality of its popular parent Walker s Low at one third its size.


Garden Notes: Blue-green foliage contrasts nicely with lavender-blue flowers for a long blooming window from mid-May through September. Nepeta Junior Walker™ was selected as one of Colorado State University's Top Perennial Performers for the 2012 season. - See more at: http://www.starrosesandplants.com/plants/perennial/nepeta-junior-walker#sthash.dCmcPPwL.dpuf

Nepeta 'Purple Haze'

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Common Name: Purple Haze Catmint
Bloom Season: Spring to Summer
Bloom Color: Purple
Water Needs: Little Water Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 10"
Mature Width: 24"
Description:

Purple flower spikes rise above silver-grey leaves for an extended summer season. low care plant


Garden Notes: Flower spikes similar to butterfly bush. Maintains a neat appearance with little care.

Nepeta x faasenii 'Select Blue'

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Common Name: Select Blue Catmint
Bloom Season: Spring to Fall
Bloom Color: Lavender
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 12"
Mature Width: 30"
Description:

A sterile hybrid. Silver -gray green leaves form a spreading mound to 30" wide. Deer and rabbit resistant. Long bloom season.


Garden Notes: Cut back to new growth in early spring. It is one of the earlier spring blooming plants, so will need to be cleaned up in early to mid March to allow new growth to take off.

Nepeta x faasenii 'Walker's Low'

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Common Name: Walker's Low Catmint
Bloom Season: Spring to Fall
Bloom Color: Lavender
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

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

1997 PPA plant of the year.A sterile hybrid. Silver -gray green leaves form a spreading mound to 36" wide. Deer and rabbit resistant.


Garden Notes: Has a long bloom season on larger, neatly mounded plants. Plan on cutting back some to keep tidy in early spring. After a tough winter it may need to be cut back nearly to ground.

Nolina texana

Common Name: Texas Beargrass
Bloom Season: Spring to Summer
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

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

Evergreen, grass-like, take drought once established.


Ocimum sanctum 'Giant Smooth Italian'

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Common Name: Giant Smooth Italian Basil
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 20"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

Great garden herb for Italian dishes. Very aromatic. Pinch flowers to maintain leaf growth.


Ocimum sanctum 'Holy Red'

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Common Name: Holy Red Basil
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Pink
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 12"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

AAS- Rich aroma of sweet cloves and walnuts. Small pink flowers. Deep purple stems, slightly bronzed green foliage. Thai cooking.


Oenothera caespitosa

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Common Name: White Tufted Evening Primrose
Bloom Season: Summer-All
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Almost No Water Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 8"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

Fragrant 3-4" blooms open late in the day. Good drainage- rocky soils preferred.


Oenothera macrocarpa fremontii

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Common Name: Silver Wings Evening Primrose
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Yellow
Water Needs: Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

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

Large yellow blooms. Narrow Silver- blue-green foliage with distinct silvery stripes and edges.


Garden Notes: Blooms are held even with or just below the foliage. Native to Kansas and Nebraska