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VERONICA 'Novaverblu' (Moody Blues Dark Blue), Dwarf Spike Speedwell VERONICA 'Novaverblu' (Moody Blues Dark Blue)
Dwarf Spike Speedwell

Perennial: Perennial: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Compact, bushy habit. Forms tiny blossoms in dense, narrow spikes that are abundant. Good cut flower, container, border and rock garden plant. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: deep blue-violet. Height: 12-14". Width: 12-14". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z3

VERONICA 'Perfectly Picasso', Spike Speedwell VERONICA 'Perfectly Picasso'
Spike Speedwell

Perennial: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Paintbrush-like spikes produce white buds that open to medium pink flowers. The contrast between the buds & the flowers give this plant a unique bicolor look. Good cut flower, container, woodland, border & rock garden plant. Attracts bees, butterflies & hummingbirds. Blm time: spring-summer. Blm color: white. Ht: 20-24". Width: 20-24". Exp.: sun/part shade. Water: mod. USDA Z4. PPAF

VERONICA 'Waterperry Blue', Speedwell VERONICA 'Waterperry Blue'
Speedwell

Perennial: Deciduous. Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Good in sunny borders and rock gardens. Nice dainty blooms surround plant. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: light lavender/blue. Size: 4-6" x 12-18". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

VERONICA 'Whitewater', Speedwell VERONICA 'Whitewater'
Speedwell

Perennial: Deciduous. Deer resistant. Drought tolerant. Good in sunny borders and rock gardens. Nice dainty blooms surround plant. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: white. Size: 4-6" x 12-18". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

VERONICA peduncularis 'Georgia Blue', Speedwell VERONICA peduncularis 'Georgia Blue'
Speedwell

Perennial: Semi-evergreen. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Good border and rock garden plant. Carries small saucer-shaped blooms in spring and sporadically through the rest of the year. Darling!! Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Bloom color: true blue. Clump forming, spreading: 4-8" x 12". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z6.

Photo unavailable VINCA minor 'Bowles Blue'
Dwarf Periwinkle

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought, coast & clay tolerant. Deer resistant. Fire retardant. Excellent ground cover plant or for in window boxes. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: 1 1/4" lavender-blue flowers. Growth habit: spreading. Height: 4-8". Exposure: sun/shade. Water: moderate/moist. Dry shade is okay. USDA Z4-9. (syn. 'Bowles' Variety', 'La Grave').

Photo unavailable VINCA minor 'Evelyn'
Variegated Periwinkle

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought, coast & clay tolerant. Deer & fire resistant. Forms a dense mat of small, glossy, variegated green lvs w/ylw margins, covered w/pure wht flowers in spring. Very shade tolerant, lvs will sometimes scorch in too much sun. Excellent ground cover plant. Blooms: summer-fall. Bloom color: white. Size: 4-6" x 18-24”. Exp.: pt shade/shade. Water: mod./moist. Dry shade, once established. USDA Z3.

Photo unavailable VINCA minor 'Evelyn'
Variegated Periwinkle

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought, coast & clay tolerant. Deer & fire resistant. Forms a dense mat of small, glossy, variegated green lvs w/ylw margins, covered w/pure wht flowers in spring. Very shade tolerant, lvs will sometimes scorch in too much sun. Excellent ground cover plant. Blooms: summer-fall. Bloom color: white. Size: 4-6" x 18-24”. Exp.: pt shade/shade. Water: mod./moist. Dry shade, once established. USDA Z3.

Photo unavailable VINCA minor 'Evelyn'
Variegated Periwinkle

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought, coast & clay tolerant. Deer & fire resistant. Forms a dense mat of small, glossy, variegated green lvs w/ylw margins, covered w/pure wht flowers in spring. Very shade tolerant, lvs will sometimes scorch in too much sun. Excellent ground cover plant. Blooms: summer-fall. Bloom color: white. Size: 4-6" x 18-24”. Exp.: pt shade/shade. Water: mod./moist. Dry shade, once established. USDA Z3.

VINCA minor 'Illumination', Dwarf Periwinkle VINCA minor 'Illumination'
Dwarf Periwinkle

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought, coast & clay tolerant. Deer resistant. Fire retardant. Excellent ground cover plant or for use in window boxes. Striking variegated foliage-solid gold center with a dark green margin. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: blue. Growth habit: spreading. Ht: 4-7". Part shade/shade. Water: mod./moist. Dry shade is okay. USDA Z4-9. PP#12132

VINCA minor 'Purple/Rosea', Dwarf Periwinkle VINCA minor 'Purple/Rosea'
Dwarf Periwinkle

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought, coast & clay tolerant. Deer resistant. Fire retardant. Excellent ground cover plant or for in window boxes. Bloom time: summer-fall. Bloom color: purple. Growth habit: spreading. Height: 4-7 inches. Exposure: sun/shade. Water: moderate/moist. Dry shade is okay. USDA Z4-9.

VINCA minor 'Ralph Shugert', Dwarf Periwinkle VINCA minor 'Ralph Shugert'
Dwarf Periwinkle

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought, coast & clay tolerant. Deer resistant. Fire retardant. Has variegated green foliage with white edges. Use in window boxes or as a ground cover. Blooms: spring-fall. Color: blue-violet. Robust grower that spreads more from the crown than the stems. Ht: 4-6". W: 14". Exposure: part shade/shade. Water: mod./moist. Dry shade is okay. USDA Z4-9.

VINCA minor 'Sterling Silver', Dwarf Periwinkle VINCA minor 'Sterling Silver'
Dwarf Periwinkle

Perennial: Evergreen. Drought, coast & clay tolerant. Deer resistant. Fire retardant. Ground cover plant or use in window boxes. More vigorous than Vinca minor 'Variegated'. Nice green & cream variegated foliage. Blooms: summer-fall. Color: blue. Growth habit: spreading. Ht: 4-7". Exposure: part shade/shade. Water: moderate/moist. Dry shade is okay. USDA Z4-9.

VIOLA 'Etain', English Viola VIOLA 'Etain'
English Viola

Perennial: Evergreen. Dating back to the 1800's when a pansy was crossed with a viola & back with a pansy. Etain was the first one crossed & possibly the most beautiful. Attracts butterflies. Color: yellow with violet edge. Blooms spring to summer. Height: 6-12". Good in borders & pots. Sun/part shade Water: moderate/dry. Drought tolerant. Hardy.

Photo unavailable VIOLA cornuta 'Halo Sky Blue'
Horned Violet, Tufted Violet, Tufted Pansy

Perennial: Evergreen. The Halo series are hardy, heat tolerant and long lasting in the garden. Nice rock garden, ground cover, border, container, cut flower and bedding plant. Attracts butterflies. Abundantly flowers from spring-fall. Bloom color: sky blue with bright yellow centers. Height: 8-10 inches. Width: 10-12 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. Shade and drought tolerant. USDA Z4-9. PP #24,541

VIOLA cornuta 'Sorbet Antique Shades', Horned Violet VIOLA cornuta 'Sorbet Antique Shades'
Horned Violet

Perennial: Uniform habit and early-blooming. Both heat and cold tolerant. Free-flowering and overwinters excellently. Exposure: sun. Height: 6-8". Spread: 6-8". Water: moderate. Bloom color: wide range of old-fashioned shades and bicolors.

VIOLA hederacea, Ivy Leaf Violet, Australian Violet VIOLA hederacea
Ivy Leaf Violet, Australian Violet

Perennial: Semi-evergreen. Drought tolerant. Native to Australia. Good ground cover, border, container or rock garden plant. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: white w/ purple centers. Height: 4-6". Width: 6". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z9.

VIOLA hederacea, Ivy Leaf Violet, Australian Violet VIOLA hederacea
Ivy Leaf Violet, Australian Violet

Perennial: Semi-evergreen. Drought tolerant. Native to Australia. Good ground cover, border, container or rock garden plant. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: white w/ purple centers. Height: 4-6". Width: 6". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z9.

VIOLA labradorica, Labrador Viola VIOLA labradorica
Labrador Viola

Perennial: Semi-evergreen. Drought tolerant. Small scale ground cover or use as filler between stepping stones or paving blocks. Reseeds. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: dark purple. Height: 3 inches. Width: 6 inches. Exposure: part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z2. Hardy to 0 deg. or below.

Photo unavailable VIOLA x hybrida Magnifi Scent 'Sweetheart'
Viola

Annual/Perennial: The MagnifiScent series has been bred for beauty and fragrance! Blooms are medium to large, 1.5" in diameter. Good for all kinds of containers, borders and mass plantings. Heat tolerant. Attracts bees, butterflies & hummingbirds. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: frilled, cream-primrose with mauve edges. Vigorous, compact rounded habit. Height: 4-9 inches. Width: 4-9 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5. PP #28,353

Photo unavailable YUCCA filamentosa 'Bright Edge'
Adam's Needle, Spoonleaf Yucca

Perennial Herb or Tree: Evergreen. Tolerates drought, deer & fire. Border, pot & cut flower plant. Dark green foliage edged w/creamy gold. Foliage is more gold in summer & has red coloration in winter. Attracts hummers. Blooms: spring-summer. Fragrant white, bell-shaped flowers. Clumping: 18" x 20", flowers 4'. Sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-9.

YUCCA filamentosa 'Color Guard', Adam's Needle, Spoonleaf Yucca YUCCA filamentosa 'Color Guard'
Adam's Needle, Spoonleaf Yucca

Perennial Herb or Tree: Evergreen. Tolerates drought, deer, humidity, wind & fire. Border, pot & cut flower plant. Dark green foliage w/a yellow center that turns pink in winter. Holds color in summer heat. Attracts hummers. Blooms: summer. Fragrant white, bell-shaped flowers. Upright & clumping: 2' x 3', flowers 6'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-9.

Photo unavailable YUCCA filamentosa 'Ivory Tower' (syn. Y. flaccida 'Ivory Tower')
Adam's Needle, Spoonleaf Yucca

Perennial Herb or Tree: Evergreen. Tolerates drought, deer, humidity, wind and fire. Border, container and cut flower plant. Has sword-like blue-green leaves with ivory margins. Attracts hummingbirds. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: fragrant, ivory white bell-shaped blooms. Height: 3-4 feet. Width: 3-4 feet. Flower spikes to 6 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4-9.

Photo unavailable ZANTEDESCHIA 'Montevideo' (syn. Z. 'Odessa') (Calla Lily)
Calla Lily, Supreme Calla Series

Perennial Herb: Deciduous. Deer resistant. Excellent border, container, and cut flower plant. A florist favorite. Produces a clump of wavy-edged spotted foliage that surrounds the 5" blooms that are held on long stems. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: dark purple-black. Height: 10-20 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z8-11.

Photo unavailable ZANTEDESCHIA 'Snow Storm' (Calla Lily)
Calla Lily

Perennial Herb: Deciduous. Deer resistant. Excellent border, container, and cut flower plant. A florist favorite. Produces a clump of upright spotted mid-green foliage that surrounds trumpet-shaped blooms that are held on long stems. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: white flushed cream. Height: 12-24 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z8-11.

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