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Acer palmatum 'Crimson Queen' (Laceleaf Japanese Maple)

Noted for its persistent leaf color throughout the entire growing season, award-winning Acer palmatum 'Crimson Queen' is a medium-sized deciduous shrub of outstanding interest.

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Acer palmatum 'Dissectum Atropurpureum' (Laceleaf Japanese Maple)

Noted for its reliability and distinctive foliage color, Acer palmatum 'Dissectum Atropurpureum' is a slow-growing deciduous shrub with an elegant, broad, arching habit and nicely contorted branches.

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Agastache 'Blue Fortune' (Giant Hyssop)

Agastache 'Blue Fortune' is a top pick for gardeners! Its long flowering season, showy flower spikes, licorice-scented foliage, low maintenance, and deer tolerance are seductive reasons

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Agastache (Hyssop)

A wonderful perennial that adds color and a spiky texture to your garden! Agastache are beautiful, aromatic herbaceous perennials, rich of many qualities: broad color palette, lovely vertical lines, abundant blooms, drought and heat tolerance, great versatility

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Agaves

Native to the southern United States, Mexico, the Caribbean and northern South America, Agaves are evergreen succulents with handsome rosettes of usually thick, rigid, fleshy leaves with marginal teeth and often a sharp terminal spine. They exist in a wide range of sizes, colors and offer an amazing array of leaf shapes.

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Ajuga reptans 'Catlin's Giant' (Carpet Bugle)

Award-winning Ajuga reptans 'Catlin's Giant' (Carpet Bugle) is a semi-evergreen perennial prized for its large, glossy purplish-bronze leaves, 6 in. long (15 cm), which quickly forms a dense mat of attractive leaf rosettes.

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Ajuga reptans (Carpet Bugle)

Valued as a wonderful spreader making colorful groundcovers with its dense, attractive leaf rosettes, Carpet Bugle (Ajuga reptans) is a quick mat-forming grower which will thrive in shady areas where grass won't grow

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Alchemilla mollis (Lady's Mantle)

A bestseller that should be in most gardens, Alchemilla mollis provides a lovely finish to a border or a path edge and blends beautifully with most plants.

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Aloe polyphylla (Spiral Aloe)

Absolutely fascinating, Aloe polyphylla (Spiral Aloe) is a compact evergreen succulent valued for its foliage arranged in a perfect spiral pattern. The fleshy gray-green leaves form a tight rosette that becomes a beautiful spiral, either clockwise or counterclockwise, as the plant ages. A plant can count up to 150 leaves geometrically arranged in 5 ranks.

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Anthemis tinctoria 'E.C Buxton' (Golden Marguerite)

A prolific plant for a sunny border, Anthemis tinctoria 'E.C.Buxton' is a vigorous perennial that will light up your garden throughout summer and sometimes into fall with its abundant blooms of pale, yellow, single daisy-like flowers atop a fragrant lacy foliage

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Anthemis tinctoria 'Kelwayii' (Golden Marguerite)

A prolific plant for a sunny border, 'Kelwayi' is a vigorous perennial that will add long-lasting color and contrast to the summer perennial border.

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Anthemis tinctoria 'Sauce Hollandaise' (Golden Marguerite)

Anthemis tinctoria 'Sauce Hollandaise' creates knee-high mounds of finely divided, aromatic foliage, with masses of pale yellow daisy-like flowers with a mission to flower profusely throughout summer and sometimes into fall.

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Anthemis tinctoria (Golden Marguerite)

Eye-catching, Anthemis tinctoria is a vigorous perennial that will light up your garden throughout summer with its abundant blooms of shining golden yellow flowers atop a fragrant lacy foliage.

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Asarum europaeum (European Wild Ginger)

Asarum europaeum (European Wild Ginger) is a slowly spreading ground cover that is primarily grown for its glossy, leathery, heart-shaped, dark green leaves (to 3 in across - 7 cm) which remain evergreen in mild winters.

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Aubrieta deltoidea (Rock Cress)

Vigorous and eye-catching, Aubrieta deltoidea (Rock Cress) is a mat forming, semi-evergreen perennial plant which produces delightful vivid purple-red flowers in mid-late spring to early summer. The blossoms are so abundant that they almost completely cover the gray-green foliage below, creating a striking scenery.

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Aurinia saxatilis (Basket-of-Gold)

A fabulous little plant that should not be overlooked! Basket-of-Gold (Aurinia saxatilis syn. Alyssum saxatile) is an enchanting low-growing perennial that will charm your garden with its masses of shining, golden-yellow flowers on display for 4 to 6 weeks in spring and contrasting splendidly with its gray-green foliage

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Baptisia 'Midnight' (False Indigo)

Noted for its long blooming season, Baptisia 'Midnight' is an upright perennial bearing a profusion of extremely long inflorescences, 24 in. (60 cm), bearing deep blue-violet flowers. Unlike most False Indigos, this plant enjoys two bloom cycles within its blooming season.

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Baptisia 'Solar Flare' (False Indigo)

Interestingly, the blooms gradually take an orange to violet cast as they mature, producing a unique bicolored inflorescence.

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Baptisia australis (False Indigo)

Tough and durable, Baptisia australis (False Indigo) is an upright perennial with a long season of interest. In spring, this native to the North American prairies bears spikes of pea-shaped indigo blue flowers, resembling Lupines.

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Baptisia australis var. minor (False Indigo)

Tough and durable, Baptisia australis var. minor (False Indigo) is a compact, upright perennial with a long season of interest. In spring, this native to the North American prairies bears spikes of pea-shaped indigo blue flowers, resembling Lupines.

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Baptisia x Bicolor 'Starlite' (False Indigo)

Opening from deep violet-lavender buds in late spring, the pea-shaped flowers unfurl into attractive periwinkle-blue blooms with contrasting creamy keels. Born on gracefully arching branches, they last for weeks and attract butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds.

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Baptisia x variicolor 'Twilite' (False Indigo)

Unusually quick to mature for a Baptisia, three-year-old plants produce upward of 100 flowering racemes.

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Berberis thunbergii 'Atropurpurea Nana' (Japanese Barberry)

One of the most popular barberries, award-winning 'Atropurpurea Nana' is a charming, deciduous dwarf shrub with eye-catching, reddish to purplish leaves which turn into brilliant red shades in fall.

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Berberis thunbergii 'Crimson Pygmy' (Japanese Barberry)

Noted for its beautiful burgundy summer and fall foliage, Berberis thunbergii 'Crimson Pygmy' is a lovely, deciduous dwarf shrub with eye-catching, small, obovate, deep crimson leaves with a bronze tinge, which turn into brilliant red shades in the fall.

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