Plant Sale Buggy

Next time you are at the JC Raulston Arboretum, be sure to check out the Plant Sale Buggy located outside the Bobby G. Wilder Visitor Center. It’s a great spot for visitors to find a wide assortment of choice and unusual plants for your garden. Self-service purchases are made by cash or checks only, and it is open rain or shine during regular Arboretum operating hours. New plants are added weekly, so visit often. Here's what we're offering this week.

Abutilon megapotamicum 'Little Imp'

Abutilon megapotamicum 'Little Imp'

flowering maple

full sun to light shade; 5'


Buddleja loricata

Buddleja loricata

mountain sagewood

Everyone needs an evergreen butterfly-bush! This South African shrub bears tough, corrugated leaves all year through. The deep sage green leaves are highlighted by silvery hairs covering the stems and undersides of the leaves and the small flowers are very pleasantly fragrant.


Canna patens

Canna patens

canna lily

sun to part shade; 4'


Caryopteris divaricata 'Blue Butterflies'

Caryopteris divaricata 'Blue Butterflies'

bluebeard

sun to part shade; 6 feet


Cestrum parqui

Cestrum parqui

willow-leaved jessamine

sun; 4'–10'


Curcuma petiolata 'Emperor'

Curcuma petiolata 'Emperor'

variegated hidden ginger

part to full shade; 4'


Deutzia crenata 'Summer Snow'

Deutzia crenata 'Summer Snow'

variegated deutzia

sun to partial shade; 2'-4' tall & 3'-4' wide


Hydrangea serrata [Amacha Group] 'Ô Amacha Nishiki'

Hydrangea serrata [Amacha Group] 'Ô Amacha Nishiki'

mountain hydrangea

Delicate lacecap flowers look like jewels and are guaranteed to brighten any shady corner of the garden. This form has wonderful variegated foliage in addition to the lovely flowers.


Indigofera kirilowii 'Angyo Snow'

Indigofera kirilowii 'Angyo Snow'

Kirilow's indigo

This lovely arching shrub has an extremely long bloom period and fine foliage that makes it a winner in any garden. Typically this species is pink flowered but this rare form is a clear white which will mingle well with any other garden plant. Great as a specimen or in masses.


Kniphofia hirsuta

Kniphofia hirsuta

Fire Dance Dwarf Poker

This colorful little bloomer has great cold hardiness with a compact mature size. Hummingbirds are attracted to it! Plus it's DEER, RABBIT, and DROUGHT resistant. What's not to love?


Lantana camara 'Citrus Salad'

Lantana camara 'Citrus Salad'

lantana

full sun to light shade; 5' by 10'


Ledebouria 'Gary Hammer'

Ledebouria 'Gary Hammer'

false scilla

sun; 6"


Pyrrosia lingua 'Ogon Nishiki'

Pyrrosia lingua 'Ogon Nishiki'

variegated tongue fern

light shade to part sun; 8"–12"


Rhynchospora colorata

Rhynchospora colorata

narrowleaf white-top sedge

Star sedge's showy whitish bracts make it appear as if it has showy, daisy-like flowers. These bracts attract insect pollinators, Star sedge is a great addition to a bog or water garden. Cut back in winter to make room for fresh spring growth.


Rohdea japonica

Rohdea japonica

sacred lily

Also known as a 'Nippon Lily' this evergreen perennial is a slow grower with shiny, dark-green, strappy leaves. In the fall, insignificant white flowers develop into small clumps of festive bright red berries that remain through winter. A great alternative to a cast-iron plant for an area of
deep shade!


Sabal minor

Sabal minor

dwarf palmetto

This common, fan-shaped palm is a small shrub is usually stemless with the leaves arising from an underground stock. White blooms are followed by black fruit about 1/2 inch wide in long clusters. Plant forms a trunk when grown in standing water.


Salvia greggii 'Diane'

Salvia greggii 'Diane'

autumn sage

sun; well-drained soil; 36"


Salvia greggii 'Viva'

Salvia greggii 'Viva'

compact autumn sage

The compact and pretty 'Viva ' has rose-pink blooms that flower all season, especially in the heat of summer. Soft, green, lightly fragrant leaves cover this plant throughout the season. They are highly attractive to hummingbirds.


Salvia regla 'Jame'

Salvia regla 'Jame'

mountain sage

full sun; 4'-5'


Weigela (yellow leaf)

Weigela (yellow leaf)

Weigela is a small deciduous shrub that grows best in a sunny location with moist soil. The flowers are long and trumpet-shaped. In fact, they are a part of the Honeysuckle family!


An archive of what we've offered in the past is also available.