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Botanical/Common Image Description Price
Gladiolus murielae 'Callianthus'

Peacock Orchid

Peacock Orchids are pure white flowers with deep burgundy markings in the throat and have a delightful fragrance, especially at night. They make ideal cut flowers. They form an impressive large clump in a couple years. The sword-like leaves are about half as tall as the 3-foot flower spikes. Blooming in mid to late summer, this is a very worthwhile garden plant. Plant 5'' deep after soil has warmed. Previously; Acidanthera bicolor or A. murielae, Gladiolus murielae AKA: Abyssinian Sword Lily, Abyssinian Star, Fragrant Gladiolus.
Stock #: 544-010
Zone: 7-10     Height: 2-3'     Full-Sun Part-Shade Fragrant
$4.99 each

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Until 9/4/2012.

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Opuntia ellisiana

Thornless Prickley Pear

AKA Tiger Tongue, Get the prickly pear look - safely. Beautiful yellow flowers are followed by pink to red fruit with red pulp. A native Texan and surprisingly hardy.
Stock #: 687-001
Zone: (6)7-10     Height: 4-7'     Full-Sun Butterfly-Hummingbird Low-Water-Req Native Americans
$6.99 each

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Exochorda x macrantha 'The Bride'

Pearl-Bush

A vision of beauty. Pearl-like flower buds adorn her arching frame in April and burst open in May. A tough and trouble free shrub that is heat and drought tolerant as well. Can be severely pruned to rejuvenate.
Stock #: 388-001
Zone: 4-8     Height: 3-4'     Full-Sun Part-Shade
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Lathyrus latifolius 'Pink Pearl'

Everlasting Sweet Pea

A perennial cousin to the annual Sweet Pea with large clusters of long-lasting, showy pink flowers. Not fragrant, but are excellent for cutting and can also be dried. Plants form a sprawling or climbing clump of dark green leaves. Useful on dry, sunny slopes and charming tumbling down an embankment. Drought tolerant. Useful lush foliage for filling gaps in the border left by early flowering plants and spring bulbs.
Stock #: 570-001
Zone: 3-7     Height: 5-6'     Full-Sun Butterfly-Hummingbird Low-Water-Req
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Lathyrus latifolius 'Red Pearl'

Everlasting Sweet Pea

A perennial cousin to the annual Sweet Pea with large clusters of long-lasting, showy red flowers. Not fragrant, but are excellent for cutting and can also be dried. Plants form a 6-9 foot, sprawling or climbing clump of dark green leaves. Useful on dry, sunny slopes and charming tumbling down an embankment. Drought tolerant. Useful lush foliage for filling gaps in the border left by early flowering plants and spring bulbs.
Stock #: 570-003
Zone: 3-7     Height: 6-9'     Full-Sun Butterfly-Hummingbird Low-Water-Req
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Lathyrus vernus

Everlasting Sweet Pea

Also known as Spring Vetching. A perennial cousin to the annual Sweet Pea with large clusters of showy flowers ranging from pinks to purples Not fragrant, but are excellent for cutting and can also be dried. Very early blooming. Drought tolerant. Can tolerate a wide range of exposure from full sun to full shade.
Stock #: 570-002
Zone: 4-9     Height: 12''     Full-Sun Part-Shade Full-Shade Butterfly-Hummingbird Low-Water-Req Great-Plant-Pick
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Selaginella uncinata 'Peacock'

Peacock Spikemoss

Gorgeous iridescent bluish sheen overlaid on a green fronds. Unique color change to a beautiful purplish burgundy in cooler weather. Stunning, touch-able groundcover for the shade garden. 6-14'' trailing fronds. This semi-evergreen, pre-historic fern relative is perfect for baskets or ground cover.
Stock #: 469-004
Zone: 8-10     Height: 6''     Part-Shade Full-Shade Ground-Cover
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