Potted Perennials Starts 2017
These plants were overwintered here at Olallie, Moved in 4" squares and grown on. Available May 1.
All plants are $4.00 shipped bareroot and wrapped in plastic to retain soil and moisture. Contact us if interested in either shipment or pickup of plants.
Alpine Foxglove Digitalis lutea : Perennial with tiny pale straw yellow flowers, very cute. Quite hardy here in Vermont.
Echinacea purpurea : Classic Purple Coneflower. Plant in drifts and watch the butterflies come!
Campanula punctata hondoensis : Short rhizomatous running plants with flowers of white tubular bells and red tints. We've grown it before and was quite manageable here in Vermont.
Aquilegia purple : From plants growing here for years. Consistent purple color and relatively long lived, hardier type?
Veronica longifolia pink : Very tall pink spires. From outside seed source. Haven't seen these yet but V. longifolia is a great plant, big enough to compete well, and the foliage is a glossy green that always looks healthy.
Malva alba : White Mallow flowers, very
finely incised foliage. Hardy here in Vermont. This plant pops up here and there here on the farm in Vermont. Grows to 3 feet but tends to sprawl too.
Adenaphora : Campanula relative, will naturalize. From and outside source (locally collected). These are typically found growing in cracks of sidewalks and retaining walls. It meay prefer a drier location. Will seed in I expect.
Rose Milkweed : coming....
Beautiful foliage early on, spectacular blooms and interesting brown seed pods. Can flop a bit at the end of the season.
Iris ensata : Iris ensata mix from Olallie. Japanese Iris from various plants growing here at Olallie in Vermont. There is variation in height and color . Typically blues and purples predominate, but white and mixed colors can appear too. Soil needs to be on the acidic side.
Mentha : Mint. Contact Us
Queen Annes Lace : 2nd year for these plants. They are biennials and so will bloom this year. Carrot ancestor, smells like a carrot, and is favorite fodder for Swallowtail Butterflies.
Catnip : The classic Cat favorite. From plants here on the farm: Contact Us
Campanula trachelium : A vigorous seeder that pops up everywhere in mixed colors. Very adapable, sun or shade. colors really vary, even on the same plant.
Sedum mix : Low growing cascading types, for rockwalls and containers
Digitalis obscura : Unusual red flowered perennial from Spain Zone 4. second year growing this plant, have yet to see it bloom. Contact Us.
Fragaria Regent : Larger fruited Alpine Strawberries, which are non running. Fruit is still quite small compare to store bought commercial varieties.