JC Raulston Arboretum Plant Sale

Friday, April 5, 2019 – 4:00 pm–7:00 pm – Members-only Preview Sale
Saturday, April 6, 2019 – 10:00 am–4:00 pm – Everyone Welcome

Ready for spring planting? We are, and we've got new releases, sparkling grasses, and shrubs to die for!

Our generous friends in the nursery industry are donating premium plants for the Arboretum's annual spring sale. Come see what we have to offer and get a jump on your spring planting!

JCRA members get a 10% discount on plants sold by the JCRA on Friday and Saturday! And, only members can purchase plants on Friday evening. If you are not a member, what a great time to join.

Your purchase keeps the JC Raulston Arboretum growing strong! Each gift, membership, or purchase supports the NC Agricultural Foundation, Inc. (Tax ID #56-6049304) for the benefit of the JCRA.

Plant Availability List

We're still adding new plants to the list so please check back for new additions and other last minute changes to the list..

Some plants may be available in low quantities. Come early for the best selection.

Plant List Archives
Abelia ×grandiflora 'Abelops'

Abelia ×grandiflora 'Abelops'
Sunshine Daydream variegated glossy abelia

Foliage emerges burgundy before developing a bright gold margin. Flowers appear nearly all summer long.
  • semi-evergreen flowering shrub to 3'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • pale pink buds open white flowers in summer
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
  • gold variegated foliage
Abelia ×grandiflora 'Hopleys'

Abelia ×grandiflora 'Hopleys'
Miss Lemon variegated glossy abelia

  • evergreen shrub to 3'
  • plant in sun to part sun
  • hardy
  • pale pink flowers in summer to fall
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
  • variegated foliage
Abelia ×grandiflora 'Radiance'

Abelia ×grandiflora 'Radiance'
variegated glossy abelia

  • evergreen flowering shrub to 3'–4'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy to zone 6
  • white flowers in summer to fall
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
  • white variegated foliage
Adiantum capillus-veneris

Adiantum capillus-veneris
southern maidenhair fern

  • deciduous herbaceous perennial to 15"
  • plant in shade, moist soil
  • hardy zone 7 hardy
  • deer resistant

Ajuga 'Blueberry Muffin'
bugleweed

  • evergreen perennial groundcover to 4"
  • plant in sun to shade
  • hardy
  • blue flowers in spring
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
  • faster and stronger grower than other bugleweed
Ajuga reptans 'Binblasca'

Ajuga reptans 'Binblasca'
Black Scallop black carpet bugle

  • evergreen perennial groundcover to 6"
  • plant in sun to shade
  • hardy
  • blue flowers in spring
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
  • deep maroon-purple foliage
Allium 'Millennium'

Allium 'Millennium'
ornamental onion

  • herbaceous perennial to 10"
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • pink flowers in summer
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
  • long season of bloom. bright green foliage
Alocasia wentii

Alocasia wentii
New Guinea Shield Elephant Ear

  • herbaceous perennial to 32"
  • plant in part sun to shade
  • hardy
  • bold tropical-looking foliage

Angelica atropurpurea
purplestem angelica

  • herbaceous perennial to 3-4'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • white flowers in summer
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
Ardisia crenata 'Beni Kujaku'

Ardisia crenata 'Beni Kujaku'
pink peacock coral ardisia

  • evergreen subshrub to 2'
  • plant in shade
  • semi-hardy
  • pink flowers in spring
  • red fruit in summer–fall
  • burgundy foliage, houseplant

Aruncus 'Chantilly Lace'
compact goat's beard

  • herbaceous perennial to 30"
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • cream flowers in late spring
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
Asclepias tuberosa

Asclepias tuberosa
butterfly weed

  • herbaceous perennial to 24"
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • orange flowers in summer
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
  • The signature plant for monarch butterflies

Aspidistra 'Barr01'
Tiny Tank dwarf cast-iron plant

  • evergreen herbaceous perennial to 16"
  • plant in shade
  • hardy
  • deer resistant
  • drought tolerant
Aspidistra elatior

Aspidistra elatior
cast-iron plant

  • evergreen herbaceous perennial to 30"
  • plant in shade
  • hardy
  • deer resistant
Athyrium niponicum var. pictum

Athyrium niponicum var. pictum
Japanese painted fern

  • herbaceous perennial to 18"
  • plant in partial to full shade
  • hardy
  • deer resistant
  • colorful foliage with tints of burgundy and silver.
Aucuba japonica 'Hosoba Hoshifu'

Aucuba japonica 'Hosoba Hoshifu'
Japanese aucuba

  • evergreen shrub to 6'
  • plant in shade
  • hardy
  • burgundy flowers in spring
  • gold speckled leaves
Aucuba japonica 'Suruga Benten'

Aucuba japonica 'Suruga Benten'
Japanese aucuba

  • broad leaved evergreen to 4'
  • plant in shade
  • hardy
  • burgundy flowers in late winter into spring
  • spectacular variegated foliage

Begonia 'Painter's Palette'
Rex begonia

great summer container plant
  • herbaceous perennial to 16"
  • plant in shade
  • tender
  • glorious foliage houseplant
Begonia 'Passing Storm'

Begonia 'Passing Storm'
begonia

great for summer containers
  • herbaceous perennial to 20"
  • plant in shade
  • tender
  • glorious foliage houseplant

Begonia 'Ruby Slippers'
Rex begonia

great for summer containers
  • herbaceous perennial to 16"
  • plant in shade
  • tender
  • glorious foliage houseplant
Berberis ×media 'Red Jewel'

Berberis ×media 'Red Jewel'
barberry

  • flowering shrub to 4'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • yellow flowers in late spring
  • deer resistant
  • brilliant fall color lasts well into winter
Bletilla striata

Bletilla striata
Japanese ground orchid

  • herbaceous perennial to 12"–15"
  • plant in shade, moist soil
  • hardy
  • pink flowers in spring
  • deer resistant
Brugmansia 'Charles Grimaldi'

Brugmansia 'Charles Grimaldi'
angel's trumpet

This die-back shrub produces stout stems and large leaves which form the perfect backdrop for the huge, 10" dangling coral-orange highly fragrant flowers in late summer. Mulch young plants well for their first winter or 2.
  • upright shrub to 8'
  • plant in sun
  • root hardy (7b)
  • orange flowers in summer up to frost
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
  • night blooming and fragrant
Brugmansia 'Inca Sun'

Brugmansia 'Inca Sun'
hybrid angel's trumpet

  • die-back shrub to 8'
  • plant in sun
  • root hardy
  • peachy-yellow flowers in summer up to frost
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
  • fragrant night blooming flowers are 6" wide trumpets

Buddleja 'Bostulu'
True Blue true blue butterfly-bush

  • flowering shrub to 5'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • large panicles of blue flowers in summer to frost
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
  • silvery green foliage

Buddleja 'Glass Slippers'
compact butterfly bush

silvery foliage
  • flowering shrub to 3'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • blue flowers in summer up to frost
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
  • drought tolerant

Buddleja 'Lavender Cupcake'
compact butterfly bush

  • flowering shrub to 4'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • purple flowers in summer up to frost
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
  • long flower spikes, drought tolerant

Buddleja 'Little Angel'
compact butterfly bush

  • flowering shrub to 4'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • white flowers in summer up to frost
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
  • drought tolerant

Buddleja 'Srpbudsan'
Summer Sips Sangria Red butterfly bush

  • upright semi-evergreen shrub to 4'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • red-violet flowers in all summer long
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
  • sterile, so no seedlings
Buxus microphylla 'Gregem'

Buxus microphylla 'Gregem'
Baby Gem dwarf boxwood

  • broadleaf evergreen to 2'–4'
  • plant in sun to shade
  • hardy
Buxus sempervirens 'Unraveled'

Buxus sempervirens 'Unraveled'
weeping common boxwood

  • evergreen shrub to 4'
  • plant in sun to shade
  • hardy
  • evergreen shrub flowers
Callicarpa dichotoma 'Duet'

Callicarpa dichotoma 'Duet'
variegated white beautyberry

  • fruiting shrub to 3'–4'
  • plant in sun to shade
  • hardy
  • pink-white flowers in early summer
  • white margined foliage

Callicarpa 'Nccx2'
Pearl Glam pearl glam beautyberry

  • deciduous shrub to 4'–5'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • white flowers in summer
  • purple fruit in fall
  • attracts birds and deer resistant
  • purple-tinged foliage
Callirhoe involucrata

Callirhoe involucrata
winecup

  • herbaceous perennial to 12" tall by 36" wide
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • magenta flowers in spring to early summer
  • drought tolerant

Callistemon 'Woodlander's Hardy'
bottlebrush

  • evergreen flowering shrub to 8' by 8'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • red bottlebrush flowers in late spring
  • deer resistant
Camellia 'High Fragrance'

Camellia 'High Fragrance'
hybrid camellia

  • evergreen shrub to 10'
  • plant in part sun to shade
  • hardy
  • pink flowers in early spring
  • fragrant flowers

Campanula sibirica
Siberian bellflower

  • herbaceous perennial to 12"
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • blue flowers in late spring
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
  • needs good drainage
Carex pendula

Carex pendula
weeping sedge

  • evergreen perennial to 2'
  • plant in part sun
  • hardy
  • green flowers in May-June
  • deer resistant
  • cool weather grass
Cercis chinensis 'Kay's Early Hope'

Cercis chinensis 'Kay's Early Hope'
Chinese redbud

  • deciduous flowering tree to 15'
  • plant in sun to shade
  • hardy
  • pink-lavender flowers in early spring
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
  • JC Raulston Arboretum introduction
Chaenomeles 'Orange Storm'

Chaenomeles 'Orange Storm'
Double Take hybrid flowering quince

  • deciduous shrub to 3'–5'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • orange flowers in late winter–early spring
  • thornless and disease resistant
Chaenomeles 'Scarlet Storm'

Chaenomeles 'Scarlet Storm'
hybrid flowering quince

  • deciduous shrub to 3'–5'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • scarlet red flowers in late winter–early spring
  • thornless and disease resistant
Clematis armandii 'Snowdrift'

Clematis armandii 'Snowdrift'
evergreen clematis

  • evergreen vine to 20'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • 3" white flowers in early spring
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant

Clematis 'Guernsey Cream'
clematis

  • vine to 8'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • 6" white flowers in late spring & late summer
  • prune lightly in late winter
Clematis integrifolia

Clematis integrifolia
solitary clematis

  • herbaceous perennial to 24"
  • plant in sun to light shade
  • hardy
  • blue-purple flowers in summer

Clematis 'Pink Fantasy'
clematis

  • vine to 8'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • 6" pink flowers in late spring to summer
  • prune lightly to moderately hard in late winter

Clematis 'Rooguchi'
clematis

  • vine or scrambling perennial to 8'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • 2" deep purple flowers in all summer long
  • prune hard in late winter

Clematis 'Westerplatte'
clematis

  • vine to 10'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • 6" red flowers in spring to summer
  • prune lightly in late winter
Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice'

Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice'
summersweet clethra

  • deciduous shrub to 4'–6'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • rose pink flowers in summer
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
  • fragrant flowers, fall color

Clethra 'Novacleein'
Einstein dwarf summersweet

  • flowering shrub to 4'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in summer
  • butterfly pollinator friendly, attracts birds
  • fragrant flowers, great fall color

Convallaria majalis 'Bordeaux'
lily-of-the-valley

  • herbaceous perennial to 10"
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in spring
  • deer resistant
  • fragrant, drought tolerant
Convallaria majalis var. rosea

Convallaria majalis var. rosea
pink lily-of-the-valley

  • herbaceous perennial to 10"
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • pink flowers in spring
  • deer resistant
  • fragrant flowers, drought tolerant
Coreopsis auriculata 'Nana'

Coreopsis auriculata 'Nana'
dwarf mouse ear coreopsis

  • herbaceous perennial to 1'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • yellow flowers in summer
  • butterfly pollinator friendly, attracts birds
Cotoneaster glaucophyllus

Cotoneaster glaucophyllus
silver-leaf cotoneaster

  • evergreen shrub to 4'
  • plant in sun to light shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in spring
  • red fruit in late summer
  • attracts birds
Crinum 'Cecil Houdyshel'

Crinum 'Cecil Houdyshel'
crinum-lily

  • bulb to 2'–3'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • pink flowers in late spring to fall
  • deer resistant
  • drought resistant, fragrant
Cryptomeria japonica 'Giokumo'

Cryptomeria japonica 'Giokumo'
Japanese-cedar

  • compact conifer to 8'
  • plant in sun to part sun
  • hardy
Cryptomeria japonica 'Globosa Nana'

Cryptomeria japonica 'Globosa Nana'
mini-globe Japanese-cedar

  • dwarf conifer to 3'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
Cryptomeria japonica var. radicans

Cryptomeria japonica var. radicans
Japanese-cedar

  • conifer to 30'–40'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • deer resistant
  • dense, blue green, feathery foliage
Cyrtomium falcatum

Cyrtomium falcatum
holly fern

  • evergreen fern to 24"
  • plant in shade
  • hardy
  • deer resistant

Dahlia 'Vdtg14'
Dark Angel Star Wars Star Wars dahlia

  • herbaceous perennial to 10"–12"
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • yellow with pink tinged flowers in summer to fall
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
Danae racemosa

Danae racemosa
poet's laurel

  • evergreen shrub to 3'
  • plant in shade
  • hardy
  • orange-red fruit in late summer to winter
  • deer resistant
  • Long lasting cut branches
Delosperma cooperi

Delosperma cooperi
hardy ice-plant

  • ground cover to 6"
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • purple to red flowers in all summer long
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
  • needs good drainage
Deutzia 'Ncdx2'

Deutzia 'Ncdx2'
Yuki Cherry Blossom pink dwarf deutzia

  • flowering shrub to 1'–2'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • pink flowers in spring
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly

Dianthus 'Pas1141436'
Rocking Red red dianthus

  • herbaceous perennial to 12" by 12"
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • deep red flowers in spring repeating in summer and fall
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
  • fragrant flowers

Dianthus 'Wp15 Pie45'
Georgia Peach Pie dianthus

  • herbaceous perennial to 12" by 12"
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • pale pink with a coral eye flowers in late spring – summer
  • fragrant
Distylium myricoides 'Spg-3-007'

Distylium myricoides 'Spg-3-007'
Spring Frost white-flush distylium

  • evergreen shrub to 3' tall × 4' wide
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • red flowers in winter
  • spring foliage is pinkish-white becoming green
Dryopteris championii

Dryopteris championii
Champion's wood fern

  • herbaceous perennial to 30"
  • plant in shade
  • hardy
  • deer resistant
Dryopteris erythrosora 'Brilliance'

Dryopteris erythrosora 'Brilliance'
autumn fern

  • herbaceous perennial to 18"–30"
  • plant in part sun to shade
  • hardy
  • deer resistant
  • new growth is brilliant coppery-orange
Echeveria 'Black Prince'

Echeveria 'Black Prince'
echeveria

  • succulent rosettes to 5"
  • plant in sun
  • tender
  • summer pots or houseplant
Eurybia divaricata

Eurybia divaricata
white woodland aster

beautiful evergreen foliage
former name: Aster divaricata
  • evergreen herbaceous perennial to 12"
  • plant in part shade to shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in late summer to fall
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
  • gently spreading evergreen native groundcover
Fatsia japonica

Fatsia japonica
Japanese fatsia

  • evergreen shrub to 6'
  • plant in sun to partial shade
  • hardy
  • creamy-white flowers in fall
  • black fruit in late winter
Fothergilla ×intermedia 'Mount Airy'

Fothergilla ×intermedia 'Mount Airy'
hybrid fothergilla

  • deciduous flowering shrub to 5'
  • plant in full sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in spring
  • fragrant flowers
Gaillardia aestivalis var. winkleri

Gaillardia aestivalis var. winkleri
Texas firewheel

  • herbaceous perennial to 24"
  • plant in sun, well-drained soil
  • hardy
  • white flowers in summer–fall
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
  • needs good drainage

Gardenia '4Bellacj01'
Swan Maiden gardenia

  • evergreen flowering shrub to 4'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in summer up to frost

Gardenia '4Kimymj01'
Swan Princess gardenia

  • evergreen flowering shrub to 3'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in summer up to frost
  • compact and root rot resistant

Gardenia '4Mariaj01'
Swan Queen gardenia

  • evergreen flowering shrub to 5'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in summer up to frost
  • root rot resistant

Gardenia jasminoides 'Golden Pathway'
variegated gardenia

  • evergreen shrub to 2'–3' by 3'–4'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in summer
  • fragrant flowers, creamy yellow variegated foliage

Gardenia jasminoides 'Piiga-I'
Pinwheel gardenia

  • evergreen flowering shrub to 4'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in summer
Gardenia jasminoides 'Radicans'

Gardenia jasminoides 'Radicans'
dwarf gardenia

  • evergreen shrub to 3'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in spring
  • fragrant flowers

Gardenia 'Leetwo'
ScentAmazing gardenia

  • evergreen flowering shrub to 3'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • fragrant white flowers in spring – fall
Geranium ×cantabrigiense 'Biokovo'

Geranium ×cantabrigiense 'Biokovo'
hardy geranium

  • evergreen herbaceous perennial to 8" × 24"
  • plant in sun to shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in April–May
  • deer resistant
Geranium ×cantabrigiense 'Cambridge'

Geranium ×cantabrigiense 'Cambridge'
hardy geranium

  • evergreen herbaceous perennial to 8"
  • plant in part shade
  • pink flowers in spring
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
  • handsome small scale evergreen groundcover

Geranium ×cantabrigiense 'Karmina'
perennial geranium

  • semi-evergreen herbaceous perennial to 8"
  • plant in shade to part shade
  • hardy
  • rose flowers in spring to early summer
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
  • great fall color

Geranium macrorrhizum 'Album'
white bigroot geranium

  • semi-evergreen herbaceous perennial to 8"
  • plant in shade to part shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in spring to summer
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
  • great fall color
Geranium macrorrhizum 'Ingwersen's Variety'

Geranium macrorrhizum 'Ingwersen's Variety'
bigroot geranium

  • herbaceous perennial to 10'
  • plant in shade to part shade
  • hardy
  • pink flowers in late spring - summer
Geranium sanguineum var. striatum

Geranium sanguineum var. striatum
perennial geranium

  • semi-evergreen perennial to 8"
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • white with pink veins flowers in spring to early summer
  • deer resistant
×Graptosedum 'Vera Higgins'

×Graptosedum 'Vera Higgins'
graptosedum

  • tender succulent to 6" tall, spreading
  • plant in sun
  • tender
  • silver-blue foliage with rose tips
Hamelia patens 'Grelmsiz'

Hamelia patens 'Grelmsiz'
Lime Sizzler variegated firebush

  • tender perennial to 2'–3'
  • plant in sun
  • tender
  • red-orange flowers in all summer long
  • bright yellow variegated foliage
Hedychium coronarium

Hedychium coronarium
butterfly ginger-lily

  • upright herbaceous perennial to 5'
  • plant in sun, part sun
  • root hardy
  • white flowers in late summer, early fall
  • deer resistant
  • very fragrant
Heliotropium amplexicaule

Heliotropium amplexicaule
clasping heliotrope

  • herbaceous perennial to 12"
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • blue-violet flowers in summer up to frost
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
  • drought tolerant, fragrant flowers
Hemiboea

Hemiboea
hemiboea

  • herbaceous perennial to 14"
  • plant in shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in fall

Heptacodium miconioides 'Smnhmrf'
Temple of Bloom seven sons flower

  • flowering tree to 18'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • zone 5
  • white flowers in late summer
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
  • rosy-red calyces (flower bases) are held well into fall

Heuchera 'Caramel'
heuchera

  • evergreen herbaceous perennial to 18"
  • plant in shade to part sun
  • hardy
  • amber colored flowers in summer
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
  • glorious caramel to orange foliage year round

Heuchera 'Grape Expectations'
coral bells

  • evergreen herbaceous perennial to 12"
  • plant in shade to part sun
  • hardy
  • pink buds opening to white flowers in summer
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
  • silvery-purple leaves, heat tolerant
Heuchera 'Obsidian'

Heuchera 'Obsidian'
coral bells

  • evergreen herbaceous perennial to 8"
  • plant in shade to part sun
  • hardy
  • creamy white flowers in early summer
  • burgundy-black foliage

×Heucherella 'Catching Fire'
foamy bells

  • evergreen herbaceous perennial to 6"–8"
  • plant in shade to part sun
  • hardy
  • red buds open to white flowers in spring
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
  • brilliant gold and red foliage, heat tolerant selection

×Heucherella 'Pink Fizz'
foamy bells

  • evergreen herbaceous perennial to 6"
  • plant in shade to part sun
  • hardy
  • pink flowers in late spring
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
  • silvery leaves with red veins, heavy flowering
Hibiscus 'Lohengrin'

Hibiscus 'Lohengrin'
hybrid rose-of-Sharon

  • upright deciduous shrub to 9'
  • plant in sun to light shade
  • hardy
  • white with a burgundy eye flowers in all summer long
  • a sterile hybrid, so no seedlings
Hibiscus syriacus 'Gandini van Aart'

Hibiscus syriacus 'Gandini van Aart'
White Pillar white pillar rose-of-Sharon

  • upright flowering shrub to 12'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • white flowers in summer up to frost
  • deer resistant
Hosta 'Empress Wu'

Hosta 'Empress Wu'
hosta

  • herbaceous perennial to 4' × 6'
  • plant in part sun to shade
  • hardy
  • light lavender flowers in early summer
  • the largest hosta available

Hosta 'Prairie's Edge'
hosta

  • winter hardy herbaceous perennial to 18" × 40"
  • plant in part sun to shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in summer
  • a cool green margin around a gold center of each leaf

Hosta 'Wrinkle in Time'
hosta

  • winter hardy herbaceous perennial to 10" by 30"
  • plant in part sun to shade
  • hardy
  • purple flowers in late spring
  • white margined rippled leaves

Hydrangea arborescens 'Ncha2'
Invincibelle Spirit II smooth hydrangea

  • deciduous flowering shrub to 3'–4'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • pink flowers in summer-frost
Hydrangea arborescens 'Ncha3'

Hydrangea arborescens 'Ncha3'
Invincibelle Ruby smooth hydrangea

  • deciduous flowering shrub to 2'–3'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • ruby red, silvery pink flowers in summer

Hydrangea arborescens 'Ncha5'
Invincibelle Wee White dwarf smooth hydrangea

  • flowering shrub to 12"–30"
  • plant in part sun
  • white flowers in early summer

Hydrangea 'Kolpinbel'
Pinkerella pink smooth hydrangea

  • flowering shrub to 4'
  • plant in sun to shade
  • hardy
  • pink mophead flowers in early summer
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Bailmer'

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Bailmer'
Endless Summer re-blooming hydrangea

  • flowering shrub to 4'
  • plant in sun to shade
  • hardy
  • blue/pink flowers in summer to fall
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Fuji Waterfall'

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Fuji Waterfall'
bigleaf hydrangea

  • flowering shrub to 3'–5'
  • plant in part shade to shade
  • hardy
  • double white flowers in early summer
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Glowing Embers'

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Glowing Embers'
bigleaf hydrangea

  • flowering shrub to 4'
  • plant in shade
  • hardy
  • rose-pink to mauve flowers in early summer

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Lindsey Ann'
L.A. Dreamin' bigleaf hydrangea

  • deciduous flowering shrub to 4'
  • plant in part sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • variable, pink, purple and blue flowers in summer – fall
  • reblooms
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Pia'

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Pia'
Pink Elf dwarf bigleaf hydrangea

  • flowering shrub to 18"
  • plant in filtered sun
  • hardy
  • rosy-pink to mauve flowers in early summer

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Piihm-I'
Twist-n-Shout bigleaf hydrangea

  • flowering shrub to 3'–5'
  • plant in part sun to shade
  • hardy
  • pink- blue flowers in late spring to fall
  • lace-cap flowers
Hydrangea paniculata 'Jane'

Hydrangea paniculata 'Jane'
Little Lime dwarf panicled hydrangea

  • deciduous shrub to 5'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • lime to cream white flowers in summer-early fall
  • flower heads remain attractive through winter

Hydrangea paniculata 'Smnhprzep'
Zinfin Doll panicle hydrangea

  • flowering shrub to 6'–8'
  • plant in sun to light shade
  • hardy
  • white becoming pink flowers in summer
  • long flowering season
Hydrangea paniculata 'Wrhpbb2'

Hydrangea paniculata 'Wrhpbb2'
Polar Ball panicled hydrangea

  • flowering shrub to 8'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • zone 5
  • white flowers in summer
  • very large individual florets

Hydrangea quercifolia 'Doughill'
Gatsby Star double oakleaf hydrangea

  • flowering shrub to 6'–8'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • double white flowers in early summer
Hydrangea quercifolia 'Flemygea'

Hydrangea quercifolia 'Flemygea'
Snow Queen oakleaf hydrangea

  • deciduous shrub to 5'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in summer

Hydrangea quercifolia 'JoAnn'
Gatsby Pink oakleaf hydrangea

  • deciduous flowering shrub to 6'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • white turning pink flowers in summer
Hydrangea quercifolia 'Munchkin'

Hydrangea quercifolia 'Munchkin'
oakleaf hydrangea

  • flowering shrub to 3'
  • plant in sun to shade
  • open white, turn medium pink flowers in summer
Hydrangea quercifolia 'Pee Wee'

Hydrangea quercifolia 'Pee Wee'
oakleaf hydrangea

  • flowering shrub to 3'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in June-July
Hypericum frondosum 'Sunburst'

Hypericum frondosum 'Sunburst'
golden St. John's-wort

  • flowering shrub to 3'–4'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • yellow flowers in summer
  • red fruit in fall
  • deer resistant
Ilex crenata 'Helleri'

Ilex crenata 'Helleri'
dwarf Japanese holly

  • evergreen shrub to 30"
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
Ilex verticillata 'Winter Gold'

Ilex verticillata 'Winter Gold'
yellow-berry winterberry holly

  • deciduous shrub to 8' × 8'
  • plant in sun to part sun
  • hardy
  • white, pollinator friendly flowers in spring
  • yellow-orange fruit in fall and winter
  • attracts birds
  • tolerates wet soil

Illicium 'Ncih1'
Scorpio compact hybrid anise

  • evergreen shrub to 3'–5'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • red flowers in all season
  • deer resistant
  • new NCSU introduction; deer proof
Illicium 'Ncih2'

Illicium 'Ncih2'
Orion compact hybrid anise

  • evergreen shrub to 3'–5'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in all season
  • deer resistant
  • new NCSU introduction; deer proof
Iris 'Harvest of Memories'

Iris 'Harvest of Memories'
reblooming tall bearded iris

  • herbaceous perennial to 3'
  • plant in sun to part sun
  • hardy
  • yellow flowers in spring, repeat in summer and fall

Iris pallida 'Argentea Variegata'
variegated sweet Iris

  • herbaceous perennial to 32"
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • purplish-blue flowers in spring
  • deer resistant
  • bright white variegated foliage
Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet'

Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet'
Virginia sweetspire

  • deciduous shrub to 4'–6'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in spring
  • brilliant fall color, tolerant of wet sites

Itea virginica 'Merlot'
Virginia sweetspire

  • deciduous shrub to 3'–4' × 4'–5'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in late spring–summer
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
  • burgundy fall color, tolerant of wet sites

Itea virginica 'Sprich'
Little Henry dwarf Virginia sweetspire

  • deciduous flowering shrub to 2'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • fragrant white flowers in summer
  • deer resistant
  • good fall color, wet site tolerant
Juniperus conferta 'Spg-3-016'

Juniperus conferta 'Spg-3-016'
Golden Pacific gold shore juniper

  • evergreen ground cover to 1'–2'
  • plant in sun to light shade
  • hardy
  • gold foliage, salt tolerant
Lamprocapnos spectabilis

Lamprocapnos spectabilis
bleeding heart

  • herbaceous perennial to 2' tall
  • plant in part sun to shade
  • hardy
  • pink flowers in spring
  • summer dormant
Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Alba'

Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Alba'
white bleeding heart

  • herbaceous perennial to 30"
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in spring
  • summer dormant
Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Gold Heart'

Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Gold Heart'
bleeding heart

  • herbaceous perennial to 24"
  • plant in shade
  • pink flowers in spring–summer
  • gold foliage, summer dormant

Leucothoe axillaris 'Margie Jenkins'
doghobble

  • evergreen shrub to 3'
  • plant in sun to shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in spring
  • deer resistant
  • fragrant flowers

Leucothoe fontanesiana 'Nana'
dwarf fetterbush

  • evergreen shrub to 3'
  • plant in sun to shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in spring
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
  • burgundy winter color

Leycesteria formosa 'Jealousy'
golden pheasant bush

  • upright deciduous sub-shrub to 3'–4' tall
  • plant in sun, part sun
  • hardy
  • white with burgundy bracts flowers in all summer long
  • burgundy fruit in summer
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
  • bright yellow foliage
Ligularia 'Bottle Rocket'

Ligularia 'Bottle Rocket'
ligularia

  • herbaceous perennial to 32"
  • plant in part sun to shade
  • root hardy
  • gold flowers in summer
  • butterfly pollinator friendly, attracts birds
  • bold foliage, best in average to moist soils
Ligustrum 'Sunshine'

Ligustrum 'Sunshine'
golden privet

  • evergreen shrub to 8'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • deer resistant
  • gold foliage, prune to any size or shape
Lindera benzoin

Lindera benzoin
spicebush

  • deciduous shrub to 8'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • yellow flowers in spring
  • red fruit in fall
  • butterfly pollinator friendly, attracts birds
  • golden fall color, host for spicebush swallowtail larva

Liriope muscari 'Okina'
frosted clumping monkey-grass

  • herbaceous perennial to 10''
  • plant in sun to shade
  • hardy
  • lilac flowers in summer
  • New growth emerges bright white

Lonicera periclymenum 'Inov86'
Peaches and Cream bicolor honeysuckle

  • woody vine to 8'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • creamy peach flowers in spring to fall
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
Lonicera sempervirens 'John Clayton'

Lonicera sempervirens 'John Clayton'
yellow trumpet honeysuckle

  • vine to 6'–12'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • yellow flowers in spring to fall
  • attracts birds
Lonicera sempervirens 'Major Wheeler'

Lonicera sempervirens 'Major Wheeler'
red trumpet honeysuckle

  • vine to 6'–12'
  • plant in part to full sun
  • red flowers in late spring - summer
  • attracts birds
  • loved by hummingbirds

Lophanthus tibeticus
Tibetan lofant

  • upright clumping herbaceous perennial to 20"
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • white flowers in all summer long
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
  • important medicinal herb in Asia

Loropetalum 'Carolina Midnight'
Chinese fringe flower

  • Purple foliaged evergreen shrub to 10'–15'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • fuchsia flowers in early spring
  • deer resistant
Loropetalum chinense 'Irodori'

Loropetalum chinense 'Irodori'
Jazz Hands variegated variegated loropetalum

  • flowering shrub to 6'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • bright pink flowers in spring
  • variegated foliage
Loropetalum chinense 'NCI002'

Loropetalum chinense 'NCI002'
Carolina Moonlight white loropetalum

  • evergreen shrub to 9'
  • plant in sun to shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in early spring

Loropetalum chinense 'Piilc-I'
Crimson Fire compact loropetalum

  • evergreen shrub to 5'
  • plant in sun to shade
  • hardy
  • hot pink flowers in spring
  • Burgundy foliage
Mahonia eurybracteata 'Spg-3-018'

Mahonia eurybracteata 'Spg-3-018'
Indigo Flair mahonia

blue-grey foliage
  • evergreen shrub to 3'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • yellow flowers in fall
  • blue fruit in winter
  • hardier than 'Soft Caress'
Mazus reptans

Mazus reptans
creeping mazus

  • herbaceous groundcover to 1"
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • blue flowers in spring
  • makesa small scale groundcover

Monarda 'Bubblegum Blast'
bee balm

  • herbaceous perennial to 24"
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • pink flowers in all summer long
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
  • clumping form, powdery mildew resistant
Monarda punctata

Monarda punctata
spotted bee balm

  • herbaceous perennial to 10"–12"
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • pink bracts with whitish flowers in late summer to early fall
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
  • drought tolerant, aromatic foliage
Musa basjoo

Musa basjoo
textile banana

  • herbaceous perennial to 6'–14'
  • plant in sun
  • root hardy
  • cream to yellow flowers in summer
  • deer resistant
  • bold foliage on an upright plant

Nepeta ×faassenii 'Blue Wonder'
catmint

  • herbaceous perennial to 10" × 18"
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • blue flowers in spring
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
  • silvery foliage
Nepeta ×faassenii 'Novanepjun'

Nepeta ×faassenii 'Novanepjun'
Junior Walker compact catmint

  • herbaceous perennial to 15"
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • pale lavender flowers in spring-fall
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
  • silvery foliage

Nerine 'Winter Sun'
Guernsey lily

  • tender bulb to 6"
  • plant in sun
  • tender
  • bright pink flowers in winter
  • winter flowering, summer dormant houseplant

Ocimum 'African Blue'
hybrid basil

  • tender perennial to 2' × 3'
  • plant in sun
  • tender
  • purple flowers in all summer long
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
  • easy to root and overwinter indoors

Oenothera fruticosa 'Fireworks'
evening primrose

  • herbaceous perennial to 12"
  • plant in sun, part sun
  • hardy
  • red buds open to yellow flowers in late spring
Onychium japonicum 'Sichuan Lace'

Onychium japonicum 'Sichuan Lace'
carrot fern

  • semi-evergreen fern to 1'
  • plant in shade
  • hardy
  • deer resistant
  • moist well-drained soil
Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Kokuryu'

Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Kokuryu'
black mondo grass

  • evergreen perennial to 8"
  • plant in shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in spring
  • blue-black fruit in summer
  • black foliage

Origanum 'Kent Beauty'
ornamental oregano

  • herbaceous perennial to 8"
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • pink bracted flowers in late summer to early fall
  • deer resistant
  • silvery foliage
Osmanthus fragrans

Osmanthus fragrans
sweet-olive

  • broadleaf evergreen to 12'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in spring
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
  • fragrant flowers
Paeonia lactiflora 'Karl Rosenfield'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Karl Rosenfield'
double red peony

  • herbaceous perennial to 2'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • red flowers in spring

Paeonia lactiflora 'Sarah Bernhardt'
double pink peony

  • herbaceous perennial to 2'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • pink flowers in spring

Paeonia 'Red Magic'
double red peony

  • herbaceous perennial to 2'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • red flowers in spring
Papaver rupifragum

Papaver rupifragum
Spanish poppy

  • herbaceous perennial to 20"
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • orange flowers in spring
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
  • summer dormant
Passiflora 'Inspiration'

Passiflora 'Inspiration'
purple passion flower

  • herbaceous vine to climbs 10'
  • plant in sun
  • root hardy
  • violet flowers in all summer long
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
  • supports Gulf fritillary and Julia butterflies
Passiflora 'Lady Margaret'

Passiflora 'Lady Margaret'
passion flower

  • herbaceous vine here to climbs 10'
  • plant in sun
  • root hardy
  • raspberry red flowers in all summer long
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
  • supports Gulf fritillary and Julia caterpillars

Penstemon 'Dark Towers'
purple-leaf beard tongue

  • herbaceous perennial to 24"
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • lavender flowers in summer
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
  • burgundy foliage

Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Blue Steel'
Russian sage

  • herbaceous perennial to 3'
  • plant in sun, well-drained soil
  • hardy
  • blue flowers in summer up to frost
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
  • drought tolerant

Phlox laphamii 'Blue Buttons'
wild sweet William

  • herbaceous perennial to 12"
  • plant in sun to shade
  • hardy
  • blue flowers in spring
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
  • fragrant

Pieris japonica 'Pearl Falls'
Japanese pieris

  • evergreen shrub to 6'–8' × 8'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in spring
Pieris japonica 'Planow'

Pieris japonica 'Planow'
Mountain Snow Japanese pieris

  • evergreen flowering shrub to 6'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • white flowers in spring
Polystichum tsus-simense

Polystichum tsus-simense
Korean rock fern

  • semi-evergreen fern to 18"
  • plant in light shade to full shade
  • hardy
  • deer resistant

Pulmonaria 'Twinkle Toes'
lungwort

  • herbaceous perennial to 12"
  • plant in shade
  • hardy
  • light blue flowers in spring
  • silver speckled leaves

Punica granatum 'Mini Frances'
dwarf pomegranate

  • flowering shrub to 6'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • orange flowers in summer
  • orange-red fruit in late summer
Pycnanthemum muticum

Pycnanthemum muticum
mountain mint

  • herbaceous perennial to 2'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • pink flowers in summer
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
  • aromatic foliage, among the best pollinator plants

Pycnanthemum tenuifolium
mountain mint

  • herbaceous perennial to 18-24"
  • plant in sun, part sun
  • hardy
  • white flowers in summer
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
  • excellent pollinator plant

Rhododendron 'Anah Kruschke'
rhododendron

  • evergreen flowering shrub to 6-10'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • reddish-purple flowers in spring
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
Rhododendron 'Chinzan'

Rhododendron 'Chinzan'
dwarf azalea

  • evergreen flowering shrub to 2'
  • plant in part sun to shade
  • pink flowers in spring
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly

Rhododendron 'Conleb'
Autumn Embers Encore Azalea®

  • semi-evergreen shrub to 3'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • orange-red flowers in spring/fall
Rhododendron 'Conlec'

Rhododendron 'Conlec'
Autumn Royalty Encore Azalea®

  • flowering shrub to 4'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • purple flowers in spring-fall
Rhododendron 'Conlep'

Rhododendron 'Conlep'
Autumn Twist encore azalea

  • semi-evergreen flowering shrub to 4.5'
  • plant in sun to partial shade
  • hardy
  • bicolor pink and purple flowers in spring & fall

Rhododendron 'Conversation Piece'
azalea

  • evergreen flowering shrub to 30"
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • red speckled, pink and white flowers in spring
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
Rhododendron 'Gibraltar'

Rhododendron 'Gibraltar'
Exbury hybrid azalea

  • deciduous shrub to 5' tall × 5' wide
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • orange flowers in spring
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly

Rhododendron 'Hilda Niblett'
Robin Hill azalea

  • evergreen flowering shrub to 2'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • peach and white, red and pink flowers in spring
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
  • multicolored flowers

Rhododendron 'Mootum'
Autumn Moonlight white Encore azalea

  • semi-evergreen flowering shrub to 5'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in spring & fall

Rhododendron 'Pink Ember'
'pink Ember' deciduous azalea

  • flowering shrub to 3'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • pink w/ yellow blotch flowers in spring
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly

Rhododendron 'Weston's Parade'
deciduous azalea

  • flowering shrub to 5'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • pink flowers in late spring
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
  • vanilla scented flowers, great fall color
Rosa 'Ausbaker'

Rosa 'Ausbaker'
Teasing Georgia shrub rose

  • deciduous shrub or short climber to 3'–4'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • yellow flowers in late spring–fall
Rosa 'Auscousin'

Rosa 'Auscousin'
Boscobel English shrub rose

  • flowering shrub to 4'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • salmon-pink flowers in summer
  • good disease resistance, good fragrance, repeat blooming
Rosa 'Auswinter'

Rosa 'Auswinter'
Crown Princess Margareta climbing English rose

  • flowering vine to 12'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • apricot flowers in early summer
  • fruity fragrance
Rosa 'Meiggili'

Rosa 'Meiggili'
Peach Drift ground cover rose

  • flowering shrub to 3'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • peach-pink flowers in summer
  • disease resistant
Rosa 'Miracle on the Hudson'

Rosa 'Miracle on the Hudson'
rose

Winner of 2014 Biltmore trials for "Most Outstanding Rose"
  • flowering shrub to 4'
  • plant in sun
  • fragrant red flowers in summer
  • good disease resistance

Rosa 'Novarospop'
Popcorn Drift ground cover rose

  • flowering shrub to 3'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • yellow/cream flowers in summer
  • disease resistant
Rosmarinus officinalis 'Barbeque'

Rosmarinus officinalis 'Barbeque'
upright rosemary

  • evergreen shrub to 3'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • blue flowers in winter
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
  • straight stems perfect for using as aromatic skewers

Rubus 'Black Diamond'
thornless blackberry

  • fruiting shrub to 5'
  • plant in sun
  • white flowers in spring
  • blackberry fruit in mid-summer
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
  • delicious fruit on thornless canes
Rudbeckia laciniata

Rudbeckia laciniata
cutleaf coneflower

  • native winter hardy herbaceous perennial to 5'–9'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • yellow flowers in summer
  • seed heads fruit in fall through winter
  • butterfly pollinator friendly, attracts birds
  • wet site tolerant
Salix 'Swizzlestick'

Salix 'Swizzlestick'
corkscrew willow

  • deciduous tree to 20' tall
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • hardy zone 2-10
Salvia leucantha 'White Mischief'

Salvia leucantha 'White Mischief'
white mischief bush sage

  • herbaceous perennial to 4'
  • plant in sun
  • semi-hardy
  • white flowers in late summer–fall
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
Salvia lineata

Salvia lineata
Oaxaca Orange Wooly Sage

  • herbaceous perennial to 18"
  • plant in sun to part sun
  • hardy here
  • red-orange flowers in summer-fall
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly, attracts birds, deer resistant
  • hummingbird magnet
Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips'

Salvia microphylla 'Hot Lips'
bicolor baby sage

  • semi-evergreen sub-shrub to 3'–5'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • red & white flowers in late spring – summer
  • deer resistant
Salvia nipponica var. formosana

Salvia nipponica var. formosana
Taiwan woodland sage

  • herbaceous perennial to 16"
  • plant in part sun to shade
  • zone 7
  • yellow flowers in late summer to fall
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
  • backs of leaves often burgundy
Salvia pallida

Salvia pallida
pale sage

  • herbaceous perennial to 48"
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • semi-hardy
  • powder blue flowers in mid-summer to fall
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
Sauromatum venosum 'Indian Giant'

Sauromatum venosum 'Indian Giant'
voodoo lily

  • bulb to 40"
  • plant in part sun to shade
  • hardy
  • burgundy flowers in spring
  • huge leaves
Saururus cernuus 'Hertford Streaker'

Saururus cernuus 'Hertford Streaker'
variegated lizard's tail

  • herbaceous perennial to 12-18"
  • plant in part sun, wet
  • hardy
  • white variegation, best in a damp spot or water garden
Sedum divergens

Sedum divergens
cascade stonecrop

  • evergreen succulent to 3"
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • yellow flowers in summer
  • pink-tinged foliage
Sedum 'Lemon Ball'

Sedum 'Lemon Ball'
hybrid stonecrop

  • evergreen succulent to 6"
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • yellow flowers in late spring
  • gold foliage, needs good drainage

Sedum

  • to 3-5" tall, spreading
  • plant in sun

Sedum 'Noniw'
Moonshadow golden stonecrop

  • evergreen succulent to 6-7"
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • yellow flowers in summer
  • bright yellow foliage, orange in winter
Sedum sieboldii

Sedum sieboldii
October daphne

  • evergreen succulent to 8"
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • pink flowers in late summer
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
  • Lovely blue foliage with bright fall color

Sedum spurium 'Voodoo'
Caucasian stonecrop

  • evergreen succulent to 3"–6" tall, spreading
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • rosy-red flowers in summer
  • burgundy-red foliage
Selaginella braunii

Selaginella braunii
arborvitae fern

cut old foliage to ground in late winter
  • herbaceous evergreen perennial to 12"
  • plant in part shade to shade
  • hardy
  • deer resistant
  • cut back in late winter

Sempervivum 'Black'
hens and chicks

  • evergreen succulent to 3"
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy

Sempervivum 'Emerald Empress'
hens and chicks

  • evergreen succulent to 3"
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
Sempervivum 'Green Wheel'

Sempervivum 'Green Wheel'
hens and chicks

  • evergreen succulent to 6"
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy

Sempervivum 'Hopewell'
hens and chicks

  • evergreen succulent to 3"
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
Sempervivum 'Jade Rose'

Sempervivum 'Jade Rose'
purple-leaf hens and chicks

  • evergreen succulent to 6"
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • pink flowers in summer
Sempervivum 'Kalinda'

Sempervivum 'Kalinda'
hens and chicks

  • evergreen succulent to 3"
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
Sempervivum 'Purple Beauty'

Sempervivum 'Purple Beauty'
hens and chicks

  • evergreen succulent to 3"
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
Sempervivum 'Red Beauty'

Sempervivum 'Red Beauty'
hens and chicks

  • evergreen succulent to 3"
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
Sempervivum 'Sandford'

Sempervivum 'Sandford'
hens and chicks

  • evergreen succulent to 3"
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
Sempervivum 'Sunset'

Sempervivum 'Sunset'
hens and chicks

  • evergreen succulent to 3"
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
Silene regia

Silene regia
royal catchfly

  • herbaceous perennial to 1'–2'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • scarlet flowers in summer
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
Sinningia 'Bananas Foster'

Sinningia 'Bananas Foster'
hardy gloxinia

  • perennial to 24"
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • yellow flowers in spring to frost
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
Sinningia eumorpha

Sinningia eumorpha
sinningia

  • tuberous rooted herbaceous perennial to 6"'
  • plant in part sun to shade
  • hardiness not yet known. Superb houseplant
  • white flowers in most of the year
  • testing it for winter-hardiness
Sinningia 'Scarlet O'Hara'

Sinningia 'Scarlet O'Hara'
red hardy gloxinia

  • herbaceous perennial to 18"–36"
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • Red flowers in late spring – summer
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
Sinningia sellovii

Sinningia sellovii
hardy red gloxinia

  • Upright herbaceous perennial to 24"
  • plant in sun to light shade
  • hardy
  • coral red flowers in all summer long
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly and deer resistant
Spiraea japonica 'Goldflame'

Spiraea japonica 'Goldflame'
Japanese spirea

  • deciduous shrub to 3'–4'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • rose pink flowers in early summer
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
  • gold foliage
Stokesia laevis 'Peachie's Pick'

Stokesia laevis 'Peachie's Pick'
Stokes' aster

  • herbaceous perennial to 18"
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • lavender-blue flowers in mid-summer to fall
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
Symphoricarpos ×doorenbosii 'Pink Magic'

Symphoricarpos ×doorenbosii 'Pink Magic'
Doorenbos coralberry

  • fruiting shrub to 3'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • pink fruit in fall through winter
  • attracts birds
Ternstroemia gymnanthera 'Broody'

Ternstroemia gymnanthera 'Broody'
Juliet variegated ternstroemia

  • evergreen shrub to 8'–10'
  • plant in sun to shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in summer
  • red fruit in fall
  • creamy white edged foliage

Ternstroemia gymnanthera 'Conthery'
Bronze Beauty false Japanese cleyera

  • Upright evergreen shrub to 8'–10'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • small cream flowers
  • red fruit in winter
  • new foliage is glorious orangy-bronze color, outstanding

Thermopsis chinensis
Chinese false lupine

  • herbaceous perennial to 15"
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • yellow flowers in spring
Thuja plicata 'Roger's Aurea Sport'

Thuja plicata 'Roger's Aurea Sport'
golden western redcedar

  • dwarf conifer to 5'
  • plant in sun
  • hardy
  • gold foliage

Tibouchina urvilleana 'Edwards'
princess flower

mulch well the first winter in the ground.
  • upright shrub to 6'–8'
  • plant in sun
  • root hardy
  • violet flowers in summer up to frost
Tradescantia [Andersoniana Group] 'Sweet Kate'

Tradescantia [Andersoniana Group] 'Sweet Kate'
golden spiderwort

  • herbaceous perennial to 1'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • blue flowers in summer
  • gold foliage
Tricyrtis formosana 'Autumn Glow'

Tricyrtis formosana 'Autumn Glow'
variegated toad lily

  • herbaceous perennial to 2'
  • plant in shade
  • hardy
  • blue violet flowers in mid-summer to fall
  • bright gold leaf margin, quick spreader
Typha latifolia 'Variegata'

Typha latifolia 'Variegata'
variegated cattail

  • upright, rhizomatous herbaceous perennial to 4'–5'
  • plant in sun and wet
  • hardy
  • brown cattail fruit in summer and fall
  • deer resistant
  • striking white striped foliage. will grow in standing water

Vaccinium 'ZF06-079'
Pink Icing blueberry

  • fruiting shrub to 4'
  • plant in sun to light shade
  • hardy
  • pinkish-white flowers in spring
  • blue fruit in summer
  • butterfly pollinator friendly, attracts birds
  • bright pink new growth

Vaccinium 'Zf06-179'
Jelly Bean compact blueberry

  • fruiting shrub to 2' tall
  • plant in sun to light shade
  • hardy
  • pinkish-white flowers in spring
  • blue fruit in summer
  • butterfly pollinator friendly, attracts birds

Veronica 'Whitewater'
speedwell

  • evergreen ground cover to 4"–6"
  • plant in sun
  • white flowers in late spring
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
Viburnum nudum 'Angustifolium'

Viburnum nudum 'Angustifolium'
narrowleaf possumhaw viburnum

A narrow leafed selection.
  • flowering shrub to 8'
  • plant in sun to shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in spring
  • pink then blue-black fruit in fall
  • butterfly pollinator friendly, attracts birds
  • tolerates wet soil, native
Viburnum obovatum 'Raulston Hardy'

Viburnum obovatum 'Raulston Hardy'
dwarf viburnum

  • evergreen flowering shrub to 3'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in late winter into spring
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
  • JC Raulston Arboretum introduction
Viburnum 'Piivib-i'

Viburnum 'Piivib-i'
Pearlific compact hybrid viburnum

  • flowering shrub to 5'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • red buds opening to white flowers in spring
  • red turning black fruit in fall
  • attracts birds
  • fragrant flowers

Viburnum 'Piivib-ii'
Opening Day doublefile viburnum

  • flowering shrub to 8'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in spring
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
  • dense habit, burgundy fall color
Viburnum 'Spg-3-02'

Viburnum 'Spg-3-02'
Moonlit Lace hybrid viburnum

  • compact evergreen shrub to 4'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • white flowers in spring
  • blue fruit in fall
  • butterfly pollinator friendly, attracts birds
  • new foliage burgundy to violet in color

Viburnum tinus 'Anvi'
Spirit hardy laurustinus

  • evergreen shrub to 5'
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • pink buds open to white flowers in late winter
  • blue fruit in summer to fall
  • attracts birds
Vinca minor 'Illumination'

Vinca minor 'Illumination'
variegated periwinkle

  • evergreen ground cover vine to 3"–6" tall
  • plant in sun to part shade
  • hardy
  • blue-lavender flowers in spring
  • gold leaves have a dark green edge

Vitex agnus-castus 'Chaste Tree'
Delta Blues compact chaste tree

deer resistant
  • deciduous shrub to 8'–10'
  • plant in sun, well drained soils
  • hardy
  • purple-blue flowers in summer
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly
  • drought and salt tolerant
Zephyranthes flavissima

Zephyranthes flavissima
yellow rain-lily

  • bulb to 8"
  • plant in sun
  • hardy zone 7
  • yellow flowers in summer, after rains
  • butterfly/pollinator friendly