JC Raulston Arboretum Plant Sale

2018

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The JC Raulston Arboretum's first plant sale was in 2010. This plant availability list for 2018 remains on this site as an archive of what we offered that year.

Abelia ×grandiflora 'Hopleys'

Abelia ×grandiflora 'Hopleys'
Miss Lemon variegated glossy abelia

Foliage emerges edged with gold for a bright spring pop before softening to a cream halo around the green center.
Abelia ×grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope'

Abelia ×grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope'
variegated glossy abelia

Bright yellow variegated leaves change to red, orange, and golden yellow in winter. Attractive white flowers are held by rosy calyces which last long after the flowers have faded.

Abelia ×grandiflora 'Minacara1'
Funshine golden glossy abelia

Bright orange-copper new growth becomes yellow as it ages.
Acalypha pendula

Acalypha pendula
creeping chenille plant

Chenille plant gets its common name from the fuzzy plumes of tiny red flowers that trail above a thick mound of small, serrated leaves.
Acanthus 'Summer Beauty'

Acanthus 'Summer Beauty'
bear's breech

part sun to part shade; 3' × 2', 4'-6' in flower
Acanthus 'Whitewater'

Acanthus 'Whitewater'
variegated bear's breeches

Tall flower spikes of white and pink rise to 4' topping the heavily white-splashed foliage. This is a hybrid with the extra heat and humidity tolerant 'Summer Beauty' and retains the toughness of that parent.
Acer

Acer
maple

This is from a wild collection in Taiwan made by Crug Farms Nursery of Wales. They think it may be a hybrid, but it looks like it is Acer oliverianum to us.
Achillea 'Moonshine'

Achillea 'Moonshine'
yarrow

sun; 20"

Actaea 'Chocoholic'
baneberry

Dark foliage is topped late in the season by 4' spikes of dark pink buds opening to sweetly scented rose-pink flowers which age to cream.
Agastache 'Blue Fortune'

Agastache 'Blue Fortune'
anise hyssop

Blue flowers held in 4" spikes top this pollinator magnet from midsummer to fall.
Agave asperrima

Agave asperrima
rough agave

sun, well-drained soil; 48"

Agave lophantha 'Miniskirt'
dwarf thorn-crested agave

A fast offset forming dwarf selection of a great agave. Blue-green succulent foliage has a pale yellow band up the center. Needs near perfect winter drainage.

Agave pablocarrilloi 'Baby Booties'
gypsum century plant

sun, well-drained soil; 2'
Ajuga 'Black Scallop'

Ajuga 'Black Scallop'
bugleweed

sun to part shade; 6"

Aloe ecklonis
grass aloe

sun, good drainage; 2'
Ampelaster carolinianus

Ampelaster carolinianus
climbing aster

sun; 12' w/support
Amsonia ciliata var. filifolia 'Georgia Pancake'

Amsonia ciliata var. filifolia 'Georgia Pancake'
threadleaf blue-star

This form of our native blue-star forms a mat of fine textured foliage topped in spring with sky blue flowers.

Anemone 'Macane001'
Wild Swan hybrid Japanese anemone

sun to part shade; 18" tall

Antirrhinum latifolium
broad-leafed perennial snapdragon

sun; 36"

Aquilegia
Winky Mix columbine

sun to part shade; 16"
Asparagus microraphis

Asparagus microraphis
crimped hardy asparagus fern

In South Africa where it is native, this asparagus grows as a mounded shrub to 4' tall and wide. We grow ours as a vining plant up a small support.

Aspidistra elatior (ex. 'Fuji-no-mine')
Mt. Fuji cast-iron plant seedling

These are seedlings of 'Fuji-no-mine'. The parent plant has thin, creamy-yellow streaks on dark green leaves. These may show a range of characteristics as they mature.
Aster ageratoides 'Ezo Murasaki'

Aster ageratoides 'Ezo Murasaki'
Asian aster

This plant spreads to form thick impenetrable mats topped in fall by purple flowers.
Astilbe cf. longicarpa

Astilbe cf. longicarpa
astilbe

A wild collection from Taiwan.

Athyrium 'Godzilla'
giant Japanese painted fern

shade; 3'
Athyrium 'Lady In Red'

Athyrium 'Lady In Red'
red lady fern

shade; 20"
Athyrium 'Regal Red'

Athyrium 'Regal Red'
Japanese painted fern

burgundy leaf stalks
Aucuba japonica 'Meigetsu'

Aucuba japonica 'Meigetsu'
gold-stripe Japanese aucuba

Broad leafed evergreen shrub with large yellow center to leaf. Prefers shade and average drainage.

Aucuba japonica
Japanese aucuba

part shade to shade; 5'
Baptisia 'Pink Truffles'

Baptisia 'Pink Truffles'
wild-indigo

sun to part shade; 30"
Begonia [Semperflorens-cultorum Group] 'Barbara Rogers'

Begonia [Semperflorens-cultorum Group] 'Barbara Rogers'
hardy wax begonia

part sun; 18"

Berberis thunbergii 'Daybreak'
dwarf golden barberry

sun; 1.5' x 2'
Berberis thunbergii 'Orange Rocket'

Berberis thunbergii 'Orange Rocket'
upright Japanese barberry

Distinctive orange foliage and upright columnar growth habit. A designer's dream.

Berberis tsangpoensis
Tibetan barberry

You can find this low-growing barberry on sunny, well-drained, slopes, in southeastern Tibet. It is an attractive, dwarf, semi-evergreen shrub that forms a low (18" tall), wide spreading mound. Leaves are small, diamond-shaped and stems have long spines. Berries are pendent, scarlet and shiny. These plants were grown from seed obtained from National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Ireland.
Brugmansia 'Inca Sun'

Brugmansia 'Inca Sun'
hybrid angel's trumpet

One of the most floriferous of all angel's trumpets, starting earlier than most and flowering continuously through summer.
Buddleja 'Podaras #13'

Buddleja 'Podaras #13'
Flutterby Petite Tutti Fruitti dwarf butterfly-bush

sun; 24"–30"
Buddleja 'Podaras #8'

Buddleja 'Podaras #8'
Flutterby Petite Blue Heaven dwarf butterfly-bush

sun; 3'
Buxus sempervirens 'Vardar Valley'

Buxus sempervirens 'Vardar Valley'
common boxwood

Widely considered among the very best boxwood cultivars, this selection is too slow in production for most nurseries to grow it, but it is excellent in the landscape.
Buxus sinica var. insularis (spreading dwarf)

Buxus sinica var. insularis (spreading dwarf)
spreading dwarf boxwood

A spreading, almost ground cover form of boxwood.
Callicarpa oshimensis

Callicarpa oshimensis
beautyberry

sun to part shade; 8'

Camellia japonica 'Goggy'
Japanese camellia

part sun; 12 to 15'
Camellia japonica 'Lady Laura'

Camellia japonica 'Lady Laura'
Japanese camellia

sun to part shade; 15'
Camellia japonica 'Turandot'

Camellia japonica 'Turandot'
Japanese camellia

Flower buds have good cold hardiness.
Carex cherokeensis

Carex cherokeensis
Cherokee sedge

It's a clump former, not a spreader, and prefers moist soil over dry.
Carex dolichostachya 'Kaga Nishiki'

Carex dolichostachya 'Kaga Nishiki'
gold fountains sedge

part sun to shade; 8" tall × 20" wide
Carex testacea 'Prairie Fire'

Carex testacea 'Prairie Fire'
New Zealand sedge

sun to light shade; 18"
Caryopteris ×clandonensis 'Inoveris'

Caryopteris ×clandonensis 'Inoveris'
Grand Bleu bluebeard

Seed heads are attractive all winter.
Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Plumosa Aurea Nana'

Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Plumosa Aurea Nana'
dwarf goldplume Sawara falsecypress

This rounded shrub has bright yellow, fluffy foliage throughout the year. A light annual trim is beneficial.
Chamaecyparis thyoides 'Barton'

Chamaecyparis thyoides 'Barton'
Atlantic white-cedar

sun to part shade; 30'–50' tall
Chamaecyparis thyoides 'Tom's Blue'

Chamaecyparis thyoides 'Tom's Blue'
Atlantic white-cedar

sun to part shade; 12' at least
Chionanthus retusus 'Tokyo Tower'

Chionanthus retusus 'Tokyo Tower'
upright Chinese fringe tree

Few flowering trees can match the dazzling display and uber-tough constitution of Chinese fringe tree. This upright form makes a broad column of deep green, rounded leaves which can turn buttery yellow in fall. Masses of white, frothy flowers stand out against the foliar backdrop. This is the ideal plant where space is at a premium.
Chionanthus virginicus 'White Knight'

Chionanthus virginicus 'White Knight'
fringe tree

sun to part shade; 5'
Chrysanthemum 'Golden Lida Thomas'

Chrysanthemum 'Golden Lida Thomas'
garden chrysanthemum

sun; 3
Chrysogonum virginianum 'Pierre'

Chrysogonum virginianum 'Pierre'
green-and-gold

part sun; 6" tall

Clethra alnifolia 'Sixteen Candles'
dwarf summersweet clethra

Superb pollinator plant. Yellow fall foliage. Tolerant of wet-sites. Attractive form and seed heads in winter.

Coreopsis 'Star Cluster'
Big Bang perennial coreopsis

sun; 24"

Coreopsis tripteris 'Gold Standard'
tall tickseed

A new selection from Mt. Cuba Center.

Cornus florida 'Appalachian Joy'
flowering dogwood

Dogwoods are a perfect state flower for North Carolina, and every garden needs to have several to enjoy each spring. This selection was made by Mark Windham (University of Tennessee) for its multiple
(four to eight) bracts on each inflorescence. It has superior resistance to powdery mildew.

Cornus florida 'Cherokee Princess'
flowering dogwood

‘Cherokee Princess’ is noted for its consistently early and heavy bloom of flowers with large white bracts. Bright red fruits form in late summer and fall. Green summer foliage turns to shade of red in autumn.

Crinum bulbispermum
Wine and Chablis South African river lily

Seedlings of a plant with white flowers with a yellow-green stripe down the center of the petals, so a variation on a "milk and wine" lily. Flower color of these seedlings might vary.
Cryptomeria japonica 'Globosa Nana'

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

sun to part shade; 3' tall × 3' wide
Dactylicapnos macrocapnos

Dactylicapnos macrocapnos
yellow bleeding heart vine

a well behaved vine-ing herbaceous perennial, dying to ground each fall and returning each spring.
Dahlia imperialis (double white)

Dahlia imperialis (double white)
tree dahlia

sun; 12'

Daphniphyllum cf. calycinum
daphniphyllum

sun to part shade; 18'
Dasylirion berlandieri

Dasylirion berlandieri
blue sotol

sun; 4'

Dasylirion glaucophyllum 'Marbles Park'
blue sotol

A dramatic architectural plant.
Debregeasia orientalis

Debregeasia orientalis

sun to part shade; 84"
Delosperma cooperi

Delosperma cooperi
hardy ice-plant

One of the best of the hardy ice plants.

Dianthus plumarius 'Rose Tone'
feathered pink

sun to part shade; 10"

Dianthus 'Wp Passion'
Scent First Passion dianthus

sun; 10"
Dicliptera suberecta

Dicliptera suberecta
king's crown

sun; 2'–4'
Diervilla rivularis 'Troja Black'

Diervilla rivularis 'Troja Black'
purple-leaved Georgia bush honeysuckle

full sun to part shade; 3' tall × 6' wide
Dryopteris erythrosora 'Brilliance'

Dryopteris erythrosora 'Brilliance'
autumn fern

part sun to shade; 18"–30"
Echinacea 'Hot Papaya'

Echinacea 'Hot Papaya'
coneflower

sun; 30"
Eryngium eburneum

Eryngium eburneum
South American sea holly

Striking architectural form for the garden designer.

Eupatorium dubium 'Little Joe'
Joe Pye weed

sun to part shade; 3'–4'
×Fatshedera lizei 'Angyo Star'

×Fatshedera lizei 'Angyo Star'
variegated fatshedera

shade to part sun; 3'–4'
×Fatshedera lizei 'Curly'

×Fatshedera lizei 'Curly'
curlyleaf variegated fatshedera

shade; 4' tall
Fatsia japonica

Fatsia japonica
Japanese fatsia

sun to partial shade; 10'–12'
Fothergilla ×intermedia 'Mount Airy'

Fothergilla ×intermedia 'Mount Airy'
hybrid fothergilla

full sun to part shade; 5'
Gardenia jasminoides 'Leeone'

Gardenia jasminoides 'Leeone'
Jubilation Cape jessamine

sun to part shade; 4' tall
Gardenia jasminoides 'Shooting Star'

Gardenia jasminoides 'Shooting Star'
Cape jessamine

sun to part shade; 3'–4'
Geranium ×cantabrigiense 'Biokovo'

Geranium ×cantabrigiense 'Biokovo'
hardy geranium

This geranium prefers shade over sun and is great as a small scale ground cover with attractive foliage year round.
Geranium sanguineum 'New Hampshire Purple'

Geranium sanguineum 'New Hampshire Purple'
bloody cranesbill geranium

One of the most long lived of the hardy geraniums.
Geranium 'Tiny Monster'

Geranium 'Tiny Monster'
hardy geranium

This is a hybrid hardy geranium that has performed very well here.

Geum 'Tequila Sunrise'
garden avens

Best in rich, moist, well-drained soils but tolerant of average conditions. Supposedly more heat tolerant than older selections.
Grevillea 'Poorinda Leane'

Grevillea 'Poorinda Leane'
grevillea

sun; 5' x 5'

Helianthus simulans
swamp sunflower

Though preferring moist soil, its performance is outstanding in average to dry soil of the JCRA's Perennial Border.
Hemerocallis 'Autumn Minaret'

Hemerocallis 'Autumn Minaret'
daylily

sun to part shade; 6' flower scapes
Heteropterys glabra

Heteropterys glabra
redwing

sun to part shade; 5' (15' with support)

Heuchera 'Black Pearl'
coral bells

part sun to shade; 18" to 24"
Hibiscus 'Happa Red'

Hibiscus 'Happa Red'
Big Hit hybrid rosemallow

sun; 5'-6' tall
Hibiscus 'Midnight Marvel'

Hibiscus 'Midnight Marvel'
purple-leaf perennial hibiscus

sun; 4'
Hibiscus mutabilis

Hibiscus mutabilis
Confederate rose

- A Southern heirloom
- Double flower; a large fluffy ball of petals
- Can die to the ground in exceptionally cold winters, but regrows and flowers
Hibiscus syriacus 'Buddha Belly'

Hibiscus syriacus 'Buddha Belly'
rose-of-Sharon

Curious swellings at the leaf nodes give this rare rose-of-Sharon its common name.
Hippeastrum ×johnsonii

Hippeastrum ×johnsonii
St. Joseph's lily

sun; 2' tall in bloom

Hosta 'Angel Falls'
hosta

shade; 16" by 38"
Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears'

Hosta 'Blue Mouse Ears'
minature hosta

sun to part shade; 6"
Hosta 'Elvis Lives'

Hosta 'Elvis Lives'
hosta

part sun to shade; 18" by 50"
Hosta 'Empress Wu'

Hosta 'Empress Wu'
hosta

Glossy green leaves emerge blue-green in spring.

Hosta 'Maui Buttercups'
hosta

shade; 10"

Hosta 'Prairie's Edge'
hosta

Green margin around gold center. center becoming more white-gold over summer. A sport of Hosta 'Prairie Fire'.

Hosta 'Sugar and Spice'
hosta

part sun to shade; 20"
Hosta 'Victory'

Hosta 'Victory'
hosta

Growing to an amazing 3' tall, this is the largest ever variegated hosta. The clumps of creamy margined leaves are topped by massive flower spikes to 6' or more tall. 'Victory' was named the 2015 hosta of the year.

Hosta 'Wrinkle in Time'
hosta

part sun to shade; 10" by 30"
Hydrangea 'After Midnight'

Hydrangea 'After Midnight'
mophead hybrid hydrangea

sun to part shade; 5'

Hydrangea arborescens 'Smnhalr'
Lime Rickey smooth hydrangea

part sun; 4 to 5'
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Bailmer'

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Bailmer'
Endless Summer re-blooming hydrangea

sun to shade; 4'
Hydrangea macrophylla 'Blushing Bride'

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Blushing Bride'
bigleaf hydrangea

part shade; 3'–6'

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

part sun to shade; 3'–5'

Hydrangea 'Painter's Pallette'
lace cap hydrangea

part sun to shade; 4' tall

Hydrangea paniculata 'Jane'
Little Lime dwarf panicled hydrangea

sun; 5'
Hydrangea quercifolia 'Pee Wee'

Hydrangea quercifolia 'Pee Wee'
oakleaf hydrangea

sun to part shade; 3'
Hymenocallis imperialis

Hymenocallis imperialis
spider lily

sun to light shade; 30"
Hypericum olympicum

Hypericum olympicum
Mt. Olympus St. John's wort

sun; 10" by 24"
Ilex cornuta ('Willowleaf' variegated)

Ilex cornuta ('Willowleaf' variegated)
variegated single spine Chinese holly

A very rare form of Chinese holly with grayish leaves streaked white.
Ilex crenata 'Helleri'

Ilex crenata 'Helleri'
dwarf Japanese holly

sun to part shade; 30"
Illicium parviflorum 'Florida Sunshine'

Illicium parviflorum 'Florida Sunshine'
golden yellow anise

part shade; 8'
Illicium parviflorum 'Forest Green'

Illicium parviflorum 'Forest Green'
yellow anise

10'15' tall × 6'10' wide
Illicium parviflorum

Illicium parviflorum
yellow anise

part sun; 15' tall

Iris 'Amplified'
tall bearded iris

sun; 36" tall

Iris 'Anaconda Love'
border bearded iris

sun; 2' tall

Iris 'Bee Mused'
standard dwarf bearded iris

sun; 14"

Iris 'Black Falls'
tall bearded iris

sun; 40" tall

Iris bungei
large bract iris

An iris from Mongolia, Siberia, and Tibet where the flowers often appear close to the ground amongst the taller foliage.

Iris 'Change of Pace'
tall bearded iris

sun; 34"

Iris 'Cheetah Cheese'
tall bearded iris

sun; 32" tall

Iris 'Chocolate Moose'
tall bearded iris

sun; 3' tall

Iris 'Crowned Heads'
tall bearded iris

sun; 38" tall

Iris 'Dark Vader'
standard dwarf bearded iris

sun; 11' tall

Iris 'Freedom Song'
tall bearded iris

sun; 36" tall

Iris 'Kinkajou Shrew'
tall bearded iris

sun; 38" tall

Iris 'Kissed by the Sun'
tall bearded iris

sun; 36"

Iris 'Lumalite'
standard dwarf bearded iris

sun; 14" tall

Iris 'Mallory Kay'
tall bearded iris

sun; 38" tall

Iris 'Midnight Oil'
tall bearded iris

sun; 36" tall

Iris 'Nada'
butterfly iris

Mulch plants well, especially the first winter in the garden.

Iris pallasii
Dalmatian iris

sun to part shade; 18"

Iris pallida 'Argentea Variegata'
variegated sweet Iris

sun to part shade; 32"

Iris 'Peekaboo Zebu'
tall bearded iris

sun; 36"

Iris 'Snugglebug'
standard dwarf bearded iris

sun; 10"

Iris 'Spiced Tiger'
tall bearded iris

sun; 30" tall

Iris 'Time to Shine'
dwarf bearded iris

sun; 12"
Iris tridentata

Iris tridentata
savannah iris

This native iris will quickly form large mats in average to boggy soils.

Iris 'Victoria Falls'
tall bearded iris

sun; 40"
Iris virginica 'Contraband Girl'

Iris virginica 'Contraband Girl'
southern blue flag

This form is larger than the typical southern blue flag iris making large, heavy-flowering clumps in short order. Happy in boggy or average soils.

Iris 'Vision in Pink'
tall bearded iris

sun; 3'

Itea virginica 'Sprich'
Little Henry dwarf Virginia sweetspire

spreading habit makes it a great groundcover shrub. tolerant of wet sites
Jasminum mesnyi 'Gold Tip'

Jasminum mesnyi 'Gold Tip'
variegated primrose jasmine

This hardy jasmine can be grown as a mounding shrub or trained up like a dense vine if given support.
Juniperus chinensis 'Echiniformis'

Juniperus chinensis 'Echiniformis'
hedgehog Chinese juniper

sun; 2'-3'

Juniperus chinensis 'Nedsyelo'
Lemon Pfizz Pfitzer juniper

Colorful evergreen shrub. Drought tolerant once established. Avoid poorly drained soil.
Juniperus communis 'Gold Totem Pole'

Juniperus communis 'Gold Totem Pole'
gold columnar common juniper

'Gold Totem Pole' is perfect for that special niche in your garden. This narrow, upright conifer ultimately reaches 10'12' tall and only 1'3' wide. New growth emerges golden and the evergreen foliage remains tightly bunched. Grows best in full sun and is drought tolerant.
Juniperus communis 'Lemon Spire'

Juniperus communis 'Lemon Spire'
common juniper

Sun and good drainage is necessary. A more narrow selection than 'Gold Cone'
Juniperus ×media 'Daub's Frosted'

Juniperus ×media 'Daub's Frosted'
Pfitzer juniper

sun; 1'–2' tall × 3'–6' wide
Juniperus squamata 'Meyeri'

Juniperus squamata 'Meyeri'
flaky juniper

sun; 5' tall
Kalimeris incisa 'Edo Murasaki'

Kalimeris incisa 'Edo Murasaki'
Edo Muraski Japanese aster

sun to part shade; 18" tall

Kalimeris mongolica
Oxford Orphanage daisy

It has also gone by the name of Asteromoea mongolica.

Lagerstroemia 'Ebony Embers'
Black Diamond Red Hot crepe myrtle

Lagerstroemia indica 'G2x133271'
Infinitini Magenta crepe myrtle

sun; 2 to 4'
Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Alba'

Lamprocapnos spectabilis 'Alba'
white bleeding heart

Its prior name was Dicentra spectabilis.
Lamprocapnos spectabilis

Lamprocapnos spectabilis
bleeding heart

Its prior name was Dicentra spectabilis.

Leucanthemum maximum
Western Star Taurus Shasta daisy

sun; 18" tall

Leucothoe axillaris 'Jenkins'
coastal leucothoe

part sun to shade; 5' x 5'
Ligustrum 'Sunshine'

Ligustrum 'Sunshine'
golden privet

sun; 4'–5'
Lobelia cardinalis

Lobelia cardinalis
cardinal flower

Prefers moist soil.
Lonicera ×americana 'Pam's Pink'

Lonicera ×americana 'Pam's Pink'
American honeysuckle

sun; 10' with support
Lonicera sempervirens 'John Clayton'

Lonicera sempervirens 'John Clayton'
yellow trumpet honeysuckle

sun to part shade; 6'–12'
Lonicera sempervirens 'Major Wheeler'

Lonicera sempervirens 'Major Wheeler'
trumpet honeysuckle

part to full sun; 6'–12'

Loropetalum 'Carolina Midnight'
Chinese fringe flower

sun; 10 to 15'
Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea'

Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea'
golden creeping Jenny

sun to shade; 2" x 30"
Mahonia eurybracteata 'Narihira'

Mahonia eurybracteata 'Narihira'
narrowleaf mahonia

sun to shade; 4'

Mahonia ×media 'Marvel'
grape holly

part sun; 6' by 4'
Mahonia ×media 'Winter Sun'

Mahonia ×media 'Winter Sun'
grapeholly

sun to shade; 5'–8'
Millettia pulchra

Millettia pulchra
summer wisteria

sun to part shade; 3'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Autumn Anthem'
maiden grass

sun; 3.5 foliage, 5.5' in bloom
Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light'
variegated maiden grass

Great winter interest as well.

Monarda 'Leading Lady Plum'
bee balm

sun to part shade; 14" x 28"
Musa velutina

Musa velutina
pink velvet banana

sun to shade; 6'–10'
Nepeta 'Limelight'

Nepeta 'Limelight'
catmint

sun; 10" by 20"
Nicotiana glauca 'Salta Blues'

Nicotiana glauca 'Salta Blues'
blue tree tobacco

This is the hardiest form of blue tree tobacco in cultivation and should be hardy if planted in spring and mulched well in winter.

Nolina microcarpa 'Corduroy Creek'
bear grass

sun; 3', 6' in bloom

Nolina microcarpa 'Oak Creek'
bear grass

sun; 3', 6' in bloom

Ocimum 'African Blue'
hybrid ornamental basil

sun; 2' by 3'
Orixa japonica 'Summer Sunshine'

Orixa japonica 'Summer Sunshine'
Japanese orixa

sun to part shade; 6'-8'
Osmanthus fragrans f. aurantiacus

Osmanthus fragrans f. aurantiacus
orange sweet-olive

sun to part shade; 10'
Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Hariyama'

Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Hariyama'
dwarf holly tea-olive

sun to part shade; 3' × 3'
Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Sasaba'

Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Sasaba'
holly tea-olive

sun to part shade; 8'
Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Variegatus'

Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Variegatus'
variegated holly tea-olive

sun to part shade; 6'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Victoire de la Marne'
peony

sun; 30"
Passiflora 'Elizabeth'

Passiflora 'Elizabeth'
passion flower

sun to part shade; 15'-20'

Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Rocketman'
Russian sage

sun; 2.5'–3'

Phlox subulata 'Fort Hill'
moss phlox

sun to light shade; 6" × 30"

Phlox 'Wanda'
hybrid phlox

sun; 24"
Physocarpus opulifolius 'Donna May'

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Donna May'
Little Devil dwarf purple-leaf ninebark

sun to part sun; 4'
Physocarpus opulifolius 'Jefam'

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Jefam'
Amber Jubilee golden ninebark

sun to part sun; 5'–6'
Pieris japonica 'Planow'

Pieris japonica 'Planow'
Mountain Snow Japanese pieris

sun to part shade; 6'
Pityopsis graminifolia

Pityopsis graminifolia
narrowleaf silk-grass

sun; 1'–3'
Polygonatum odoratum var. pluriflorum 'Jinguji'

Polygonatum odoratum var. pluriflorum 'Jinguji'
Solomon's seal

shade; 14"
Poncirus trifoliata 'Flying Dragon'

Poncirus trifoliata 'Flying Dragon'
contorted hardy orange

sun to part shade; 12' tall
Poncirus trifoliata 'Snow Dragon'

Poncirus trifoliata 'Snow Dragon'
contorted hardy orange

sun to part shade; 8'

Portulaca grandiflora
Samba Bicolor rose moss

sun; 6" x 30"

Portulaca grandiflora
Samba Pink rose moss

sun; 6" by 30"

Rhus aromatica 'Gro-low'
dwarf fragrant sumac

sun to partial shade; 2'–3’ tall × 6'–8’ wide

Rohdea japonica 'Sechu-no-matsu'
sacred lily

shade; 12" x 24"
Rohdea japonica 'Washit Aka Kuma'

Rohdea japonica 'Washit Aka Kuma'
variegated sacred lily

shade; 16"
Rosa 'Chewmaytime'

Rosa 'Chewmaytime'
Oso Easy Paprika shrub rose

sun; 1'–2'
Rosa 'Meiggili'

Rosa 'Meiggili'
Peach Drift ground cover rose

sun; 3'
Rosa 'Radtko'

Rosa 'Radtko'
Double Knock Out shrub rose

sun; 4'–5'

Rubus idaeus 'Nr7'
Raspberry Shortcake edible raspberry

sun; 2 to 3'
Rubus rolfei

Rubus rolfei
creeping raspberry

sun to part shade; 4" x 36"
Rudbeckia laciniata

Rudbeckia laciniata
cutleaf coneflower

of great winter interest

Salvia 'Azure Snow'
flowering sage

sun; 18"

Salvia 'Big Swing'
flowering sage

sun to part shade; 36"–48"

Salvia blepharophylla 'Cervina'
eyelash sage

sun; 30" tall

Salvia coerulea (Van Remsen selection)
hummingbird sage

6 to 7' tall

Salvia confertiflora
red velvet sage

sun; 5 to 6'
Salvia leucantha 'Eder'

Salvia leucantha 'Eder'
variegated Mexican bush sage

sun; 4 to 5'
Salvia leucantha 'Midnight'

Salvia leucantha 'Midnight'
Mexican bush sage

sun; well-drained soil; 4' tall
Salvia oxyphora

Salvia oxyphora
Bolivian sage

full sun to part shade; 5' tall
Salvia pallida

Salvia pallida
pale sage

sun to part shade; 48"

Salvia ×sylvestris 'Balyriclu'
Lyrical Blues flowering sage

sun; 15"
Salvia 'Waverly'

Salvia 'Waverly'
sage

Very similar to 'Phyllis Fancy' but differing in flower color.

Sauromatum venosum 'Indian Giant'
voodoo lily

This giant form of the unusual voodoo lily can have leaves over 36" across held above black speckled stalks. Alien-like flowers appear before the foliage in early spring.
Sauromatum venosum

Sauromatum venosum
voodoo lily

part sun to shade; 36"
Schizachyrium scoparium var. scoparium 'The Blues'

Schizachyrium scoparium var. scoparium 'The Blues'
common little bluestem

sun; 3' tall
Sedum rupestre 'Angelina'

Sedum rupestre 'Angelina'
stonecrop

sun; 6"
Silphium perfoliatum

Silphium perfoliatum
cup plant

Yellow daisies in summer on tall sturdy stems. Leaf bases form cups creating natural bird baths. Seeds are relished by songbirds in fall.
Sinningia 'Butter and Cream'

Sinningia 'Butter and Cream'
hardy hybrid sinningia

Pale yellow buds open to creamy white all season long.
Sinningia 'Carolyn'

Sinningia 'Carolyn'
hardy hybrid sinningia

sun; 3'
Sinningia 'Scarlet O'Hara'

Sinningia 'Scarlet O'Hara'
red hardy gloxinia

sun to part shade; 18"–36" tall

Smilax laurifolia 'Havelock'

sun to part shade; 20'

Sporobolus heterolepis 'Gone with the Wind'
prairie dropseed

A somewhat more compact form of an outstanding heat and drought tolerant prairie grass.

Stachys recta
yellow woundwort

sun; 16"

Stokesia laevis 'Colorwheel'
Stokes' aster

White flower open and gradually darken to lavender over an extended season for a multicolored tapestry effect.
Tetraneuris acaulis

Tetraneuris acaulis
angelita daisy

sun, well-drained soil; 6"
Thuja occidentalis 'Tiny Tim'

Thuja occidentalis 'Tiny Tim'
dwarf American arborvitae

sun to part shade; 1' x 1.5' wide
Thymus praecox 'Coccineus'

Thymus praecox 'Coccineus'
red creeping thyme

sun; 1" x 24"
Tradescantia sillamontana

Tradescantia sillamontana
white velvet tradescantia

sun to light shade; 8"–12" tall
Tricyrtis 'Imperial Banner'

Tricyrtis 'Imperial Banner'
variegated toad-lily

shade; 24"
Vaccinium darrowii

Vaccinium darrowii
Darrow's blueberry

Attractive evergreen native shrub, grown more as an ornamental, though the fruit are also edible. Foliage in some selections blushes pink. Wants well drained acidic soil.
Vaccinium 'Pink Lemonade'

Vaccinium 'Pink Lemonade'
pink-fruited hybrid blueberry

sun; 5' tall

Vaccinium 'ZF06-079'
Pink Icing blueberry

sun to light shade; 4'

Vaccinium 'Zf06-179'
Jelly Bean compact blueberry

Large blueberries on a tiny plant. Grow multiple selections of blueberries for best fruiting.

Vaccinium 'Zf08-095'
Blueberry Glaze compact blueberry

Grow multiple selection of blueberries for best fruiting.

Verbena 'Sissinghurst'
verbena

sun; 6"

Veronica spicata 'Glory'
Royal Candles spiked speedwell

sun; 1' tall
Viburnum odoratissimum var. awabuki 'Chindo'

Viburnum odoratissimum var. awabuki 'Chindo'
sweet viburnum

A JC Raulston Arboretum introduction!
Viburnum rhytidophyllum 'Fence Line'

Viburnum rhytidophyllum 'Fence Line'
leatherleaf viburnum

This viburnum was selected by NC's own Hefner Nursery for its very upright form.
Viburnum 'Spg-3-02'

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

This viburnum is among the best new shrubs for the garden.

Vinca minor 'Illumination'
variegated periwinkle

sun to part shade; 3"–6" tall
Yucca flaccida 'Color Guard'

Yucca flaccida 'Color Guard'
gold-stripe weak-leaf yucca

sun to part shade; 3'
Zantedeschia

Zantedeschia
calla lily

sun to part shade; 30"
Zephyranthes drummondii (San Carlos form)

Zephyranthes drummondii (San Carlos form)
giant prairie lily

sun to part shade; 8" tall