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'
full sun to light shade; 5'
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.
sun to part shade; 4'
Caryopteris divaricata 'Blue Butterflies'
sun to part shade; 6 feet
Curcuma petiolata 'Emperor'
variegated hidden ginger
part to full shade; 4'
Deutzia crenata 'Summer Snow'
sun to partial shade; 2'-4' tall & 3'-4' wide
Hydrangea serrata [Amacha Group] 'Ô Amacha Nishiki'
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'
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.
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'
full sun to light shade; 5' by 10'
Ledebouria 'Gary Hammer'
Pyrrosia lingua 'Ogon Nishiki'
variegated tongue fern
light shade to part sun; 8"–12"
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.
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
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'
sun; well-drained soil; 36"
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'
full sun; 4'-5'
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.