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Underused Plants

Bottlebrush Sedge

Carex hystericina is a perennial sedge that has grassy, triangular stems (Sedges have edges) They create colonies on shorelines, in wet meadows and marshes. They

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Superbus Globe Flower

Gracing gardens since the 16th century, the stunning blooms of Trollius europaeus Superbus inspired their common name, which translates to “basin” in Latin, or “globe”

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Blue Globe Onion

We understand! Sometimes, planting bulbs in fall for spring color is the furthest thing from your mind. So, we plant a variety of Allium bulbs

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Underused Perennials

There are lots of options when you are looking for new perennials to plant. New cultivars are being introduced every year, with better genetics that

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Golden Fleece Goldenrod

SOLIDAGO sphacelata Golden Fleece (Golden Fleece Goldenrod) Commonly referred to as Golden Fleece autumn goldenrod, this compact form of Solidago sphacelata was discovered in 1985

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Tall Blue Larkspur

DELPHINIUM exaltatum (Tall Blue Larkspur) Delphinium exaltatum is an attractive and floriferous native woodland-edge perennial that is equally at home in the home garden border. Growing

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Lemon Lace Vine

FALLOPIA aubertii Lemon Lace (Lemon Lace Vine) A welcome discovery by Bluebird Nursery staff member, Pam Bahns, this more refined, slower growing sport offers surprising

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Alexander Garden Loosestrife

LYSIMACHIA punctata Alexander PP10598 (Alexander Garden Loosestrife) Not to be confused with the noxious weed Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria). An outstanding selection from England, this

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Red Pearl Sweet Pea

LATHYRUS latifolius Red Pearl (Red Pearl Sweet Pea) Lathyrus latifolius ‘Red Pearl’ is an old-fashioned garden favorite. It is a fast-growing, perennial vine with fuschia-pink

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