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 credit card, cash or check, and it is open rain or shine during regular Arboretum operating hours. New plants are added weekly (typically Monday morning and Thursday morning at around 11:00 AM), so visit often. And don't forget to check out all our other plant sales. too.

Here's what we're offering this week.

Aucuba japonica 'Hosoba Hoshifu'

Aucuba japonica 'Hosoba Hoshifu'

Japanese aucuba

This selection bears conspicuously narrow foliage heavily speckled with gold. The variegation is much brighter than most other forms of aucuba. Burgundy flowers give rise to large red fruits on this female form. Great for brightening up a shady spot where it will tolerate significant drought once established.

Cyperus alternifolius

Cyperus alternifolius

Umbrella Plant

A sedge from Madagascar and much of Africa with a whorl of leaflets atop stems for a distinctive textural accent. Can be grown in a water garden or as a perennial in a damp spot. Grows to 3-5’. Full sun.

Iris sibirica 'Caesar's Brother'

Iris sibirica 'Caesar's Brother'

Siberian iris

A clumping herbaceous perennial with beautiful, deep purple flowers. A low maintenance plant that tolerates medium to wet soils. Reaches 3' tall. Sun to part shade. USDA Zones 3–8.

Iris virginica 'Carl Amason'

Southern blue flag

New foliage on this vigorous plant has a purple flush. Spring to early summer beautifully veined blooms appear on on blackish purple stalks.

Jasminum officinale 'Frojas'

Jasminum officinale 'Frojas'

Fiona Sunrise jasmine

This very exciting, gold-leaf flowering vine has attracted attention from us ever since we acquired it. Besides the attractive foliage, mature plants bear clusters of white, sweetly-scented flowers in summer.

Physocarpus malvaceus

mallow-leaf ninebark

From dry areas east of the Cascades, this deciduous shrub has exfoliating bark and foliage resembling small grape leaves. Tiny, white flowers in loose, rounded clusters. Fall foliage ranges from intense red to subtle rose-brown.

Taxodium distichum

Taxodium distichum

bald cypress

Native deciduous conifer; very stress tolerant; best in sun; Zone 5–9.

Trachelospermum jasminoides 'Tricolor'

Colorful foliage may be deep pink, white and green.

Zephyranthes (ex. 'Ajax')

rain lily

Pale yellow flowers after summer rains.


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