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.

Abutilon 'Traffic Island'

flowering maple

Named by the Atlanta Botanical Garden, this flowering maple features nodding red flowers and has proven to be reliably hardy for many years.

Agarista populifolia

Agarista populifolia

Florida leucothoe

Large, spring flowering evergreen shrub formerly known as Leucothoe populifolia. Great screen for shady conditions. This is an outstanding native for the woodland garden.

Calamintha 'Marvelette Blue'


Catalpa bignonioides 'Aurea'

Catalpa bignonioides 'Aurea'

gold-leaf catalpa

Drought tolerant tree features heart-shaped chartreuse leaves and lovely orchid-like flowers.

Chilopsis linearis 'Angel White'

Chilopsis linearis 'Angel White'

desert willow

Native to SW US and Mexico, Angel White features white, trumpet-shaped, sweetly fragrant flowers from spring to fall. Narrow, willow-like leaves give the plant its graceful appearance. Prefers well-drained soils.

Chrysanthemum 'Country Girl'

Chrysanthemum 'Country Girl'

garden chrysanthemum

Low spreading mum. Flowers are soft pink in October. This is a tough, easy, must-have plant for the late season garden. We wouldn't be without it.

Clinopodium nepeta subsp. glandulosum 'White Cloud'

Clinopodium nepeta subsp. glandulosum 'White Cloud'

lesser calamint

aka Calamintha nepeta. White flowers appear in late spring and last all season long until frost. Attracts loads of pollinators. Fragrant foliage smells like oregano, so deer leave it alone.

Cotoneaster salicifolius 'Repens'

willow-leaved cotoneaster

A groundcover shrub that spreads 8 times wider than it is tall. Fast grower. Red berries in winter.

Hibiscus 'Lohengrin'


Hydrangea serrata 'Ô Amacha Nishiki'

mountain hydrangea

Iris 'Lilla'

Iris 'Lilla'

tall bearded iris

A re-blooming form with fragrant flowers.

Lavandula ×intermedia 'Provence'


Lavandula stoechas

Lavandula stoechas

Spanish lavender

Sturdy, bushy, low growing, heavy flowering lavender.

Origanum vulgare subsp. gracile

greek oregano

Pungent, flavorful herb great for Greek and Italian dishes.

Podocarpus lawrencei 'Purple King'

Podocarpus lawrencei 'Purple King'

mountain plum-pine

Heat, cold and drought tolerant evergreen shrub with a dense, informal, almost weeping form. New growth emerges white before turning green. In cold climes, expect purple foliage in winter.

Schizachyrium scoparium 'Ha Ha Tonka'

ha ha tonka little bluestem

Rigid, upright habit with dense, fine hairs on the leaves that catch the light and create a halo effect. Foliage is blue green with segments of red-orange and gray. Drought tolerant.

Thuja occidentalis 'Hetz Midget'

Thuja occidentalis 'Hetz Midget'

American arborvitae

More globose than conical, this drought tolerant evergreen shrub prefers well-drained soil.

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