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Hosta American Dream

By Van Wade – 1999

This is a medium sized sport of High Fat Cream. It will form a 2 foot clump when mature. The color is a bright lime green with a cream to white colored edge. Lavender flowers appear in August on 15 inch scapes.

 

$9.00
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Hosta Allegan Fog

By Ken Herrema/Pete Ruh – 2000

This medium sized hosta grows to about 18 inches wide and 15 inches tall.  It is white with a dark green edge which is twisted and wavy. The white center is misted with tiny green speckles that make it look misty. The white area turns light green later in the season. Lavender flowers appear in mid-June.

 

$15.00

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Hosta Abiqua Moonbeam

By Walden West – 1987 This hosta is a beautiful sport of August Moon. It is a medium sized clump that will make a 2.5 to 3 foot clump when mature. It is a mossy blue/green with a limey yellow edge and is heavily corrugated. The round heart shaped leaves are thick to stand up to slugs. Pale lavender to near white flowers appear in July and August on 15 inch scapes.

 

        $15.00

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Iris Cristata – Dwarf Crested

This darling little iris is a native plant hardy in zone 3 to 9. Iris Cristata is commonly called Dwarf Crested Iris.

Iris Cristata

They are pale blue with gold crested falls and bloom in May here in Wisconsin. They are actually found more commonly further east and south but grow fine in other parts of the country.

They do fine in sun or dappled shade and are tolerant of both wet and dry soil. They will naturalize via shallow rhizomes, kind of like a strawberry. Not bothered by deer and rabbits.

The size of these iris can vary. Some hybrid varieties can be up to 8 inches tall or more. The type that we have here are quite small, about 4 inches, with one inch, blue violet flowers.

$5.00
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Siberian Iris Pink Haze

This Siberian iris has violet/pink flowers that are larger than the species.

They start blooming in June here in Wisconsin and are held above the attractive grass like foliage, at just under 3 feet.  Mature clumps can be 3 feet across and are loved by butterflies and not attractive to deer and rabbits. 

They will tolerate both overly wet and overly dry soil, but love moist fertile soil and plenty of sun. Siberian Iris have no serious pests.

$7.00
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Daylily Chicago Cattleya

By Marsh – Klehm – 1980

Daylily Chicago Cattleya

A dormant tetraploid, this purple blend is lavender with a deep purple halo, and blooms midseason. It is really a fusion of purple as multiple shades come into play.  It is 24 inches tall with a 5.75 inch bloom.

$8.00
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Siberian Iris Butter and Sugar

By McEwen 

Iris Siberian Butter and Sugar

A historic iris, being the first of it’s kind – a yellow siberian.

This Siberian iris has creamy white standards and butter yellow falls. They are about 28 inches tall and bloom like crazy in between the time when the bearded iris and the daylillies are blooming. They enjoy moist soil but will do fine in a garden setting. Hardy to zone 3 they are attractive to butterflies but resistant to deer and rabbits and will mature to a large flowering clump in a few years.

$5.00
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Iris Intermediate Loreley

By Goos and Koenemann -1906

This historic iris was registered as a TB but is now considered IB. It is really hardy and thrives on neglect. The name comes from the siren of the Rhine who with her song enchanted sailors and lured them to their death.

The standards are a glowing yellow while the falls are a velvety violet with distinct white and yellow veining and butter yellow edges. The beard is lemon yellow.

This plant is a vigorous grower with healthy foliage tinged at the base. Also a heavy bloomer. Cheerful!!

$6.00
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Iris TB Flavescens

By De Candolle – 1813

Iris Flavescens

This historic tall bearded iris originally appeared in the 1910 Biltmore Nurseries catalog. It is a wild collected variety that is thought to be a naturally occurring hybrid. It was however once thought to be a separate species. A vigorous grower which flowers well and will persist even if not cared for. It is 30 inches tall. 

Falls and standards are pale yellow with light olive veining while it seems to glow with a more buttery yellow inside. It has lemon yellow beards and it is also fragrant!

$6.00
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Daylily Trahlyta

By Childs F. – 1982

Daylily Trahlyta and Anne Welch

A beauty at 30 inches tall which is a dormant diploid and an early midseason Rebloomer.  He is a plant that you know is different enough, that you will not mistake him for another.

The 6.5 inch flower is a dusty violet with a bright purple, star shaped eye zone over a green throat. It is ruffled and recurved with prominent mid ribs to complete the star effect. Plus she is fragrant!

$9.00
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