Perennials

Growing Colors™ offers a wide variety of perennials in both plugs and bare root. We now have 1200+ varieties and offer the newest and best perennials in the industry.

View the videos below for more details on the Growing Colors™ Spring Perennial Program.  Double click on the image icon to enlarge the video.

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1.  Plugs

2.  Bare Root

3. New Growing Colors™ 2019 Spring Perennial Varieties

         

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  • Malva - Mallow

    Closely related to hibiscus, Malva are more shrub-like with well-branched stems. Small hollyhock-like flowers are produced along the stems and bloom profusely all summer. Plant in full sun in well-drained soil. Very heat and drought tolerant.

  • Mallow

    Tall well-branched plants to 3', lavender purple flowers with bold raspberry-purple veins radiating out from the center, very colorful, blooms all summer.
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    3-8
    36-'
    3" Plug
    30
  • Matteuccia - (Ostrich Fern)

    Ostrich fern is the only species of Matteuccia.  This is an easy to grow selection that can form dense colonies and will grow easily along riverbanks.  This is the food source for many types of butterflies.

  • Ostrich Fern

    Very tall vase-shaped form with gracefully arching fronds, very adaptable and tolerates some sun, where soil is moist.
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    3-7
    36-48'
    3" Plug
    30
  • Miscanthus - Maiden Grass

    Tall clumping grass with attractive foliage and colorful inflorescence late summer into winter. Use to add height and form to the garden. Also good for a hedge.

  • Maiden Grass

    Very narrow green leaves with gracefully arching habit, tall coppery-red plumes late summer.
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    4-9
    5-6'
    3" Plug
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  • Maiden Grass

    A compact cultivar that is noted for its cream colored horizontally banded foliage and wine-purple plumes, foliage and flowers offer great summer and fall interest in the garden.
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    5-9
    2-3'
    3" Plug
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  • Maiden Grass

    More compact, narrow green leaves with narrow variegated white edge, very graceful and elegant looking, reddish-bronze plumes bloom early fall.
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    4-9
    4-5'
    3" Plug
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  • Maiden Grass

    Clump forming with wider leaves, green summer foliage turns brilliant red-orange in fall, narrow silvery plumes mid-summer.
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    4-9
    4-5'
    3" Plug
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  • Maiden Grass

    Deep green foliage with distinct silver mid-ribs, gracefully arching form, large silvery plumes bloom earlier than most varieties, a hardier selection.
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    4-9
    6-7'
    3" Plug
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  • Maiden Grass

    Broad green leaves with bold white striped edges, arching form creates wide clumps, beige plumes bloom late summer.
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    5-7'
    3" Plug
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  • Monarda - Bee Balm

    Forms rapidly spreading clumps of mint-scented foliage. Unusual colorful flowers are surrounded by equally colorful bracts. Blooms mid-summer. Deadhead for rebloom.

  • Bee Balm

    Similar in habit to Marshalls Delight but with bright coral-pink flowers, exceptional new color especially when grown in mass in the garden, good mildew resistance.
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    3-8
    36-'
    3" Plug
    30
  • Bee Balm

    Medium height with bright red flowers, shorter and more compact than other reds, exhibits mildew resistance, Future Plant.
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    4-9
    18-24'
    3" Plug
    30
  • Bee Balm

    Tall bright red, highly mildew resistant, bright red.
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    4-9
    36-'
    3" Plug
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  • Bee Balm

    Short to medium sized clumps with brilliant fuchsia-purple flowers, the dark green foliage exhibits excellent mildew resistance, from the Morden Breeding Program in Manitoba.
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    3-8
    13-16'
    3" Plug
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  • Bee Balm

    The third introduction of the Grand™ series, forms medium sized clumps of aromatic dark green foliage, light pink-mauve flowers are very full and resemble Mum flowers, very disease resistant, blooms midsummer.
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    3-8
    15-18'
    3" Plug
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  • Bee Balm

    Forms perfect medium-sized clumps with bright lavenderpurple flowers, attractive dark green foliage exhibits excellent mildew resistance, a nice compliment to Grand Marshall.
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    3-8
    13-16'
    3" Plug
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  • Bee Balm

    Very compact plants with crinkled glossy foliage and lavender-pink flowers, extremely mildew resistant.
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    4-9
    12-15'
    3" Plug
    30
  • Bee Balm

    Medium sized plants with mint scented green foliage and dark red stems, hot lipstick pink flowers open to reveal purple centers, disease resistant.
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    4-9
    14-16'
    3" Plug
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  • Bee Balm

    Best mildew resistance of today's commercial cultivars, very floriferous and compact, lilac flowers, lance-shaped dark green fragrant foliage.
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    4-9
    10-12'
    3" Plug
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  • Bee Balm

    Forms dwarf clumps with very mildew resistant foliage, bright purple flowers bloom early and throughout summer, best disease resistance.
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    10-12'
    3" Plug
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  • Bee Balm

    Best mildew resistance of today's commercial cultivars, very floriferous and compact, rose color flowers, lance-shaped dark green fragrant foliage.
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    10-12'
    3" Plug
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  • Bee Balm

    Very tall, produces exceptionally large 5" deep red flowers with dark red bracts, mildew resistant.
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    4-9
    48-'
    3" Plug
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  • Mukgenia - Mukgenia

    A new genus introduced by Terra Nova Nurseries. This hybrid perennial is a cross between Bergenia and Mukdenia. A low growing groundcover with thick leathery leaves and jagged adges. Great fall color.

  • Mukgenia

    A cool and lovely intergeneric cross, hybrid of Bergenia and Mukdenia, dark pink flowers from the Bergenia and shiny thik leathery foliage with jagged burgundy edges, Mukdenia 'Crimson Fans' provides interesting texture and fall color, blooms early s
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    3-9
    8-12'
    3" Plug
    30
  • Nepeta - Catmint

    Forms very floriferous clumps that smothers the plant with flowers mid-summer. Cut back after blooming to encourage another flush of flowers. Does well in dry, ordinary soil. Use for edging or near the front of the border.

  • Catmint

    Forms very compact mounds with distinct silver serrated foliage, lavender-blue flowers bloom all summer, very tidy plants with long bloom time.
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    4-9
    8-10'
    3" Plug
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  • Catmint

    A Truly dwarf Nepeta that still produces a big display of large blue flowers that will bloom throughout the spring, summer and fall, clumping growth habit stays tidy and won't take over.
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    8-12'
    3" Plug
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  • Catmint

    Dwarf selection from Walker's Low with sterile flowers, forms attractive clumps of aromatic grey-green foliage, masses of lavender-blue flowers bloom early and continue to bloom all summer, sterile flowers will not reseed and result in extremely long
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    3-9
    12-15'
    3" Plug
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  • Catmint

    Medium-sized plants with grey-green foliage, unbelievable flower display with large, lavender-blue flowers all summer.
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    3-9
    18-24'
    3" Plug
    30
  • Oenothera - Evening Primrose

    Low-growing perennials with cup-shaped flowers that bloom all summer. Plants tolerate hot, dry conditions and prefer well-drained soil. Use near the front of the border or in rock gardens.

  • Evening Primrose

    Compact and spreading form, large 2-3" delicate light pink flowers with glowing lemon yellow centers, very free-flowering and fragrant, drought tolerant.
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    4-9
    8-10'
    3" Plug
    30
  • Evening Primrose

    Summer, large bright yellow flowers, native plant with glossy, dark green foliage, drought and heat tolerant.
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    10-'
    3" Plug
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  • Origanum - Ornamental Oregano

    Oregano, otherwise called Majoram, is traditionally used in cooking. But some species are more ornamental and used for their showy foliage and colorful bracts. Both types prefer hot sunny conditions where the climate is dry, and soils are well drained. The foliage is pleasantly fragrant.

  • NEW FOR 2019
    Origanum x hybrida Kirigami

    Ornamental Oregano

    A non-edible oregano with large showy purple-green bracts that persist from spring to fall, use as a trailing plant in hanging baskets or in mixed patio containers, fragrant and drought tolerant.
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    6-9
    8-10'
    3" Plug
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  • Osmunda - (Cinnamon/Royal Fern)

    Ferns in the Osmunda genus are larger than most and have densely matted roots.  They can be planted in wet soil and can tolerate heavy shade.

  • A large slow spreading fern with narrow upright fronds, fronds first emerge soft green on narrow stems and mature to blue green, prefers moist areas.
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    3-9
    36-48'
    3" Plug
    30
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