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Liriope muscari ‘Silvery Sunproof’

Plant Profile for Liriope muscari ‘Silvery Sunproof’ - Variegated Lily-turf Perennial

Extremely popular in the southern U.S. as groundcover plants, these are now becoming known elsewhere, and valued for their versatility. Plants form a clump of grass-like foliage, bearing spikes of tiny lily flow...

sedum - ground cover by the stairs

Plant Profile for Sedum ‘Pinky Grey’ - Stonecrop Perennial

A Stonecrop just recently arrived from Europe, this delightful form features attractive grey-blue leaves with red sawtooth margins. It forms a low carpet with clusters of light-pink starry flowers that attract butt...

Eupatorium rugosum ‘Chocolate’

Plant Profile for Eupatorium rugosum ‘Chocolate’ - Chocolate Boneset Perennial

A little-known species related to the tall Joe-Pye Weed, native to large areas of eastern North America. This outstanding selection has dark bronzy-brown leaves in spring and summer, gradually turning green when th...

Carex oshimensis ‘Evergold’

Plant Profile for Carex oshimensis ‘Evergold’ - Variegated Japanese Sedge Perennial

(Sometimes listed as Carex morrowii ‘Aureovariegata') Sedges are grass-like plants, mostly preferring sites with moist, rich soil. This Japanese selection forms a low cascading clump of leathery green leaves,...

5 leaf aralia - shade, drought - for front stairs

Unbeatable Plants for the Maritime Northwest Garden

5 leaf aralia - shade, drought - for front stairs

Epimedium × warleyense Orange Queen

Plant Profile for Epimedium × warleyense Orange Queen - Barrenwort Perennial

(=‘Orangekönigen’) Barrenwort are superb shade-garden plants, excellent for edging or groundcover, and deserving much wider use in our gardens. In this selection, plants form a bushy, evergreen mou...

Epimedium × versicolor ‘Sulphureum’

Plant Profile for Epimedium × versicolor ‘Sulphureum’ - Barrenwort Perennial

Barrenwort are superb shade-garden plants, excellent for edging or groundcover, and deserving much wider use in our gardens. In this selection, plants form a bushy mound of dark green leaves, bearing sprays of soft...

Carex oshimensis Evercolor® Everoro

Plant Profile for Carex oshimensis Evercolor® ‘Everoro’ - Sedge Perennial

Sedges are grass-like plants, mostly preferring sites with moist, rich soil. This selection from the Evercolor® series forms a low cascading clump of leathery dark green leaves, with a golden-yellow stripe down...

Helleborous Viridis - shade, wet

Plant Profile for Helleborus viridis - Green Hellebore Perennial

Nodding saucer-shaped flowers appear in early to mid spring, in a true deep-green shade with a powdery finish. Plants are briefly deciduous in winter, springing out of the ground during early mild spells and produc...

Helleborus Early Purple - shade, wet

Plant Profile for Helleborus Early Purple - Early Purple Hellebore Perennial

(='Atrorubens') One of the more stunning of the Hellebores, this early-blooming selection bears blossoms of a dusky maroon-purple. Plants produce a bushy clump of thick, leathery evergreen leaves. Site these where ...

cole's prostrate

Iseli Nursery - Wholesale Only

Iseli Nursery: “Where the Beauty of Nature Meets the Artistry of Man”® The home of 12 Months of Color®, Living Art®, Dwarf Conifers and Jack Frost® Maples.

moon frost hemlock - front steps - partial shade

Iseli Nursery - Wholesale Only

Iseli Nursery: “Where the Beauty of Nature Meets the Artistry of Man”® The home of 12 Months of Color®, Living Art®, Dwarf Conifers and Jack Frost® Maples.