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Purple Coneflower

Full sun to part shade

A well-behaved plant with bold six-inch wide, magenta-rose flowers; petals are horizontal, not pendulous. Attracts butterflies; perfect for the informal, nature-inspired garden. Excellent cut flower. Perennial.


Full sun

(Tuberosa & Incarnata)
Large, vanilla-scented flower clusters rise up among the long, lush leaves all summer long. Tolerates swampy, boggy conditions. An herbaceous perennial.

St. John’s Wort

Full sun to part shade

(Hypericum Prolificum)
Mass or group in the shrub border or native plant garden. Can be grown as a hedge. Also useful for stabilizing embankments.


Full sun

(Clinopodium Arkansanum)
The clouds of tiny flowers that cover calamintha plants in summer and fall attract butterflies and hummingbirds to the garden.

Shining Blue Star

Full sun to part shade

(Amsonia Illustris)
Clusters of powder-blue star-shaped flowers enhance finely textured bright green foliage. Use in sunny mixed borders, woodland gardens or mass plantings.

Sungold Tomato

Full sun

(Solanum Lycopersicum)
The beautiful golden-orange fruits are borne in large clusters. The flavor develops early, so this little tomato is great for snacking a week before full maturity, when it becomes very sweet and delicious.

Shishito Peppers

Full sun

(Capsicum annuum)
Usually used when green (though also fine to eat when red), the peppers are thin-walled, making them ideal for tempura and stir fries. 

Pickling Cucumber

Full sun

(Cucumis Sativus)
Cucumbers are thin-skinned, straight with full ends, and a nice green color. Vines bear continuously. Flesh is crisp and very receptive to pickling spices. Great for any pickling recipe, whether sweets or dills.

Butternut Squash

Full sun

(Cucurbita Moschata)
This variety, Waltham Butternut, has a hard, yellow to tan exterior but delicious sweet, orange flesh inside. Exceptional quality, no stringiness. This long-lasting squash stores all winter. 

Burgundy Okra

Full sun

(Abelmoschus Esculentus)
Gorgeous, delicious and prolific heirloom that qualifies as an edible ornamental.

Pluto Basil

Full sun

Mojito Mint

Full sun to part shade

(Mentha x Villosa)
This spectacular culinary herb provides the distinct, aromatic and complex taste to the celebrated beverage. Don’t let the name fool you, however, as the leaves may be used fresh or dried in a bevy of dishes and drinks from around the world.

Arp Rosemary

Full sun

Rosemary is a fabulous aromatic herb for arid gardens. It is a beautiful foundation shrub that provides year around coverage of utilities and footings.

Phenomenal Lavender

Full sun

(Lavandula x Intermedia)
Elegant, sweetly fragrant mounds of silver foliage yield purple-blue flower spikes with outstanding ornamental and edible qualities. 


Full sun to part shade

(Rumex acetosa)
Upright, bright green leaves have exquisite deep red veins. A colorful and unique addition to perennial borders and mixed container plantings. Herbaceous.


Full sun

Large, firm, sweet berries are bursting with flavor. Thornlesss, sturdy canes produce 2-4 quarts of glossy, juicy blackberries.


Full sun

(Ficus Carica)
An attractive deciduous tree with an intriguing winter silhouette. Produces very tasty, brownish purple fruit in late spring and again in late summer.

Santa rosa plum

Full sun

Elberta Peach

Full sun

(Prunus Persica)
Most popular of all peaches. This yellow freestone is juicy, ideal for eating, canning and freezing.

Bountiful Blueberries

Full sun

(Vaccinium Corymbosum)
An award winning variety with the bluest of foliage! Pink-blushed flowers produce a big crop of large, sweet, juicy berries on a compact, mounded shrub. 

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