Catalog pages for Plants Achillea---Buddleia

 
 

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ITEM # HEIGHT ZONE FLOWER SUN USES  
ACHILLEA FILLIPENDULINA CV. (GOLD YARROW)
00100 3ft. 3 GOLD FULL B, DF, H, O, W
Long lasting blooms appear from late spring until midsummer. 
The flowers of this yarrow keep their golden hue while on the plant and when dried. An excellent everlasting for crafts.

ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM CV. (COLORADO YARROW)
00200 2ft. 3 MIXED COLORS FULL B, DF, GC, H, O, W
Finely cut, fern like leaves and long lasting flowers in shades of red, rose, yellow, apricot and white.

ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM CV. (WHITE YARROW)
00400 2ft. 3 WHITE FULL B, DF, GC, H, M, O, W
Similar to preceding millefolium varieties but has white to cream flowers.

AGASTACHE FOENICULUM (LICORICE MINT)
00850 2ft. 5 BLUE FULL B, C, F, H, O
Intensely flavored foliage and dense flower spikes are attractive to butterflies and bees.

AJUGA REPTANS (BURGUNDY GLOW AJUGA)
01225 3in. 3 PURPLE FULLTO SHADE GC, O
Ground cover suited to all situations

ALCEA ROSEA (CHAMOIS ROSE DOUBLE APRICOT HOLLYHOCK)
01350 5ft. 3 APRICOT FULL B, HB, O, M
Biennial peony-like flowers form on tall spires for several months beginning in late spring.

ALCEA ROSEA (ROYAL PURPLE DOUBLE HOLLYHOCK)
01326 5ft. 3 PURPLE FULL B, HB, O, M
Biennial peony-like flowers form on tall spires for several months beginning in late spring.

ALCEA ROSEA (SCARLET DOUBLE HOLLYHOCK)
01328 5ft. 3 RED FULL B, HB, O, M
Biennial peony-like flowers form on tall spires for several months beginning in late spring.

ALLIUM CEPA (EGYPTIAN ONIONS, WALKING ONIONS)
01360 2ft. 5 WHITE FULL C, H
Unusual top setting onion that you don't have to dig up to harvest. Small pearl onions form in clusters around the towering flower blossoms. If the bulbs are left on the plant the supporting stem will fall over and the bulblets will root or "walk".

ALLIUM SCHOENOPRASUM (CHIVES)
01400 1ft. 3 PINK FULL B, C, DF, H, O
Not only the champion of baked potatoes, but an ornamental whose flowers are a garnish or can be dried for flower arrangements. When harvesting cut foliage to the ground.

ALLIUM TUBEROSUM (GARLIC CHIVES)
01500 1ft. 3 WHITE FULL B, C, H 
This variety has mild garlic flavor and adds culinary diversity to recipes that call for chives.

ALOYSIA TRIPHYLLA (LEMON VERBENA)
01600 10ft. 7 WHITE FULL C, D, F, M 
The king of lemon scent. It smells just like a lemon drop. Excellent in tea or ice cream. Established plants can withstand lower temperatures but will die if the ground freezes.

ALTHEA OFFICINALIS (MARSHMALLOW)
01700 4ft. 3 WHITE FULL C, O, M
The original French marshmallow confection ‘pate de guimauve’ was made from this plant’s roots. The young leaves are a salad green and the roots form a vegetable.

ANETHUM GRAVEOLENS (DILL)
01800 3ft. ANNUAL YELLOW FULL B, C, M 
Graceful and aromatic with extensive culinary uses. Use leaves and seeds. Plant in succession.

ANGELICA ARCHANGELICA (ANGELICA)
01900 6ft. 5 WHITE FULL C, F, H, M
Biennial leaves, stems, seeds and roots are all anise flavored, culinary ingredients.

ANTHOXANTHUM ODORATUM (VANILLA GRASS, SWEET VERNAL GRASS)
02000 2ft. 3 NA FS/PS C, F
The Vanilla or Sweet Woodruff scent strengthens as the cuttings dry.
You’ve got Catnip for the cat, you need some Dog Grass (Vanilla Grass) for the dog. It is amazing how much dogs like it. 

AQUILEGIA CAERULEA (MCKANA'S COLUMBINE MIX)
02150 2ft. 3 PINK/GOLD FS/PS B, HB, O, W
Dainty, yet durable, stems hold the cut leaves and nodding flowers high off the ground. Columbines will grow in full sun or part shade. 

ARTEMISIA ABROTANUM (SOUTHERNWOOD)
02500 3ft. 5 YELLOW FULL E, F, M, O, W 
Very aromatic, finely cut, green leaves make this an outstanding ornamental. Use in potpourri. This plant was historically used as an air freshener or strewing herb.

ARTEMISIA ABSINTHIUM CV. (WORMWOOD) 
02700 2ft. 5 YELLOW FULL DF, E, F, M, O, W
Silvery gray, cut fragrant foliage. An outstanding border specimen when pruned regularly.

ARTEMISIA AFRA (AFRICAN WORMWOOD) 
02800 4ft. 7  YELLOW FULL DF, F,  H, M, O, W
Silvery gray, cut fragrant foliage. An outstanding border specimen when pruned regularly.

ARTEMISIA ARBORESCENS X ABSINTHIUM (POWIS CASTLE) 
03000 21/2 ft. 6 YELLOW FULL E, F, O, W 
Finely cut, evergray leaves form a rounded mound. This English formal garden veteran creates a permanent, large, very gray and well behaved anchor or accent to the landscape. Needs less pruning than Wormwood. Spreads to cover a 4 ft. by 4 ft. area or more.

ARTEMISIA DRACUNCULUS SATIVA (FRENCH TARRAGON)
03100 2ft. 3 NA FULL C, H 
The true French variety. It is filled with spicy anise flavor. True Tarragon does not flower.

ARTEMISIA VULGARIS (MUGWORT)
04400 3ft 3 YELLOW FULL C, H, M, O 
Sage scented, cut green leaves are gray beneath. Ingredient in old world ale. Can be invasive.

BERLANDIERA LYRATA (CHOCOLATE SCENTED DAISY)
04700 1ft. 4 YELLOW FULL DF, F, H, O, W 
2 in. daisy like flowers with the scent of cocoa appear all summer. This is a night bloomer so the scent must be enjoyed before the heat of the day. A southwestern U.S. native. Plant a row and fill the air with cocoa.

BUDDLEIA ALTERNIFOLIA (FOUNTAIN BUTTERFLY BUSH) 
04800 12ft. 5 LILAC FULL B, D, F, HB, O 
2 in. long, narrow leaves, green on top and gray beneath, are sparsely positioned on long weeping branches. Resembles a miniature weeping willow. Spring flowers appear on year old wood.

BUDDLEIA ASIATICA (WINTER FLOWERING LILAC)
04900 10ft. 8 WHITE FULL B, F, H, O 
Only the warmest winter locations will enjoy the modest, yet highly scented flowers. The real beauty is in the 8 in. long gray-green leaves which are white with down beneath and match the supporting stems.

BUDDLEIA CRISPA (HIMALAYAN BUTTERFLY BUSH)
05000 4ft. 6 LILAC FULL B, F, H, HB, O 
Gray, 2 in. long, felted leaves are born on drooping branches. Lilac flower stalks are shorter than most butterfly bushes but have the same ‘honey’ fragrance. 

BUDDLEIA DAVIDII CV. (BLACK KNIGHT BUTTERFLY BUSH)
05100 10ft. 5 PURPLE FULL B, F, H, HB, O 
Abundant, fragrant, all most black, flowers appear early summer through early fall. 6 in. leaves are dark green on top and gray felted beneath. All Butterfly bushes attract beneficial insects. 

BUDDLEIA DAVIDII CV. (DWARF BLUE BUTTERFLY BUSH)
05150 8ft. 5 BLUE FULL B, F, H, HB, O 
This tidy plant has fragrant blue flowers with an orange ‘eye’ on 5 in. flower heads which attract butterflies and hummingbirds. The smaller leaves and flowers give it the name dwarf.

BUDDLEIA DAVIDII CV. (HARLEQUIN BUTTERFLY BUSH)
05225 5ft. 5 REDDISH PURPLE FULL B, F, H, HB, O 
Beautiful variegated leaves make this a show stopper. Reddish purple flowers are fragrant and attract lots of butterflies. This is a sport of Royal Red Butterfly Bush.

BUDDLEIA DAVIDII CV. (PINK DELIGHT BUTTERFLY BUSH) 
05300 8ft. 5 PINK FULL B, F, H, HB, O 
Fragrant pink flowers appear mid summer to early fall on spikes to one foot long.

BUDDLEIA DAVIDII CV. (PURPLE ICE DELIGHT BUTTERFLY BUSH) 
05400 8ft. 5 DEEP PURPLE FULL B, F, H, HB, O 
A cross with Pink Delight, this gorgeous bush is very drought resistant with nice dense foliage and medium purple flower wands.

BUDDLEIA DAVIDII CV. (ROYAL RED BUTTERFLY BUSH)
05500 6ft. 5 RED FULL B, F, H, HB, O 
The color is closer to pinkish purple than red with 10 in. flower heads and dark green leaves.

BUDDLEIA DAVIDII CV. (TWILIGHT BUTTERFLY BUSH) 
05600 8ft. 5 PURPLE FULL B, F, H, HB, O 
Twilight brings a new color to the Buddleia family.
The purple/pink flowers are darker than most Buddleias without approaching black, like its’ parent Black Night.

BUDDLEIA DAVIDII CV. (WHITE PROFUSION BUTTERFLY BUSH) 
05800 9ft. 5 WHITE FULL B, F, H, HB, O 
Gray-green leaves display flowering spikes to 10 in. long. Flowers burn in hot summer sun.

BUDDLEIA SALVIFOLIA (LAVENDER BUTTERFLY BUSH)
05250 8ft.  8 LAVENDER FULL B, F, HB, O
A rare bush that has wonderfully felty leaves and fragrant lavender flowers.

BUDDLEIA DAVIDII X PIKEI 'HEVER' (HEVER CASTLE BUTTERFLY BUSH)
05900 6ft. 6 LILAC FULL B, F, H, HB, O 
A cross with Buddleia crispa, this version is a more reliable plant in our garden with fewer tendencies toward winter rotting. Early spring bloomer.

BUDDLEIA DAVIDII X WEYERIANA CV. (BICOLOR BUTTERFLY BUSH)
05125 6ft. 5 Pink/Orange FULL B, F, H, HB, O 
Striking blooms start out pink and age gracefully to a peachy orange

BUDDLEIA DAVIDII X WEYERIANA CV. (SUNGOLD BUTTERFLY BUSH)
05200 8ft. 5 GOLD FULL B, F, H, HB, O 
Golden pompoms are held at the end of branches bearing 5 in. long leaves, dark green on top and tomentose beneath. Yellow flowers have an orange throat and bloom from spring to fall. This variety seems to be the most attractive to butterflies.

 
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