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New American Beauties Native Plants offered from Prides Corner Farms, a wholesale nursery, located in Lebanon, CT.

New American Beauties Native Plants offered from Prides Corner Farms, a wholesale nursery, located in Lebanon, CT.

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    • New and Exciting Native Plants for2013 from Prides Corner Farms
    • American Beauties Native Plants® Azalea periclymenoides Pinxterbloom Azalea  Zone 4, 4-6’T x 4-7’W  #2 Gallon Container  Slightly fragrant  Pink to white flowers open mid- spring with the leaves  Deciduous  Full sun to part shade  Image courtesy Thomas Barnes www.USDAplants.gov
    • Kalmia angustifoliaAmerican Beauties Native Plants® Sheep Laurel  Zone 1, 1-3’T x 2-6’W  #1 Container  Rose pink flowers in June  Slow growing  Evergreen  Full sun to partial shade 
    • Myrica galeAmerican Beauties Native Plants® Sweetgale  Zone 2, 4-6’T x 4-6’W  #2 Container  Sweetly scented foliage  Thrives in wet soils  Bird attracting Fall fruit This dense, rounded shrub features narrow, fragrant green leaves whorled on stems that create great cover for native birds. Sweetgale thrives in wet soil conditions where few others can, while creating an attractive mass planting. Fall fruit is attractive to native birds. 
    • Osytra virginianaAmerican Beauties Native Plants® Hophornbeam  Zone 4, 30-40’T x 20-30’W  #15 Container  Thrives in poor soils and drought  Nice landscape form  Air pollutant tolerant This easy to grow tree covers itself with Birch-like foliage just as its male and female flowers are fully in view. Male flowers are large with catkin-like blooms that persist into the following winter. The Hop-like fruit of the female bloom is as distinct as this plants solid landscape presence. 
    • Perennials
    • American Beauties Native Plants® Actea pachypoda Misty Blue Misty Blue White Baneberry  Zone 3, 2-3’T x 2-3’W  #2 Gallon Container  Soft bluish green foliage  Bottle brush flowers in spring  Unique white fruits in fall White baneberry is a striking, multi-stemmed woodland perennial selected for soft, bluish-green, finely cut foliage. Flowers appear in spring, followed by vivid, reddish pedicels which produce large, white ‘doll’s eyes’ fruit in autumn, persisting for 4-6 weeks. Fruit is marked by a distinct black dot. This cultivar was discovered in a planting of unknown origin at Mt. Cuba Center in Greenville, Delaware.  – Northcreek Nurseries Image courtesy Thomas Barnes www.USDAplants.gov
    • American Beauties Native Plants® Anemone canadensis Canadian Anemone, Windflower  Zone 3, 12-24”T x 18-24”W  #1 Gallon Container  Pure white flowers with yellow centers  Early spring nectar source for butterflies Beefy, bulky, dark green, deeply cut foliage forms a dense, spreading clump that will thrill you with its ability to be the perfect groundcover for shady, moist areas. In early April to early May, pure white, single  blooms shine for you and your local insects who love its nectar. Image courtesy Thomas Barnes www.USDAplants.gov
    • American Beauties Native Plants® Aruncus dioicus Goat’s beard, Bride’s Feathers  Zone 3, 3-6’T x 3-6’W  #2 Gallon Container  Great yellow fall color  Birds love the seeds  Giant 20" plumes white flowers bloom starting in May Aruncus dioicus is a fantastic native with large, fine textured feathery blooms in late Spring. Though closely related to Spiraea, Goats Beard more closely resembles a giant Astilbe. When happy Aruncus can be a formidable garden plant, reaching a spread of 6 feet or more. It is lovely when used at woods edge and it can provide a dense screen beneath a  high canopy.– Northcreek Nurseries
    • American Beauties Native Plants® Asclepias incarata Ice Ballet Ice Ballet Swamp Milkweed  Zone 3, 3-4’T x 1.5-2’W  #2 Gallon Container  White flowers bloom mid to late summer  Compact clumping form  Attracts butterflies A marvelous long-blooming, bright white selection of swamp milkweed. Clear white flowers and dark green foliage make the colors of the hundreds of visiting butterflies glisten in the sunlight. Image from Matts Olsson  – Northcreek Nurseries Image courtesy Thomas Barnes www.USDAplants.gov
    • American Beauties Native Plants® Coreopsis pubescens Sunshine Superman Sunshine Superman Star Tickseed  Zone 5, 12-18”T x 24-36”  #1 Gallon Container  Blooms all summer long into the fall  A great native for sun or shade  Ground hugging fuzzy leafed perennial covered in blooms A North Creek original, this selection of C. pubescens var. pubescens blooms non stop from mid-summer until October here with saucer-like flowers over low spreading, slightly fuzzy foliage. An easy self sowing plant, when happy. Likes hot, bright, well-drained spots, but is not fussy  at all. An easy native for sun or part shade.– Northcreek Nurseries Image courtesy Thomas Barnes www.USDAplants.gov
    • American Beauties Native Plants® Deschampsia cesp. Pixie Fountain Dwarf Tufted Hair Grass  Zone 2, 10-16 ”T x 12-20”W  #1 Gallon Container  Flowers in June reach up to 24”T  Grows in thick clumps  Image courtesy Thomas Barnes www.USDAplants.gov
    • American Beauties Native Plants® Eragrostis spectabilis Purple Lovegrass  Zone 5, 18-24 ”T x 24-36”W  #1 Gallon Container  Light green foliage in summer  Bronzy-red fall color  Great texture Fluffy clouds of bronze-red inflorescences are soft and subtle in the sunlight. Light green foliage in summer turning to a bronzy-red in fall. Irresistible texture plant for the late summer garden.  - Northcreek Nurseries Image courtesy Thomas Barnes www.USDAplants.gov
    • American Beauties Native Plants® Gaillardia aristata Burgundy Burgundy Blanket Flower  Zone 3, 20-30 ”T x 12-16”W  #1 Gallon Container  Deep burgundy flowers early summer till fall  Attracts butterflies  Deer resistant Deep burgundy blooms are 3" across with a button-like center which emerges bright yellow and then slowly changes to velvety red. Flowers bloom coming continuously from early summer into the fall, gracing gardens and containers alike with fresh vibrant blanket flowers. Once established Burgundy is very easy, proving its heat tolerance and best garden performance when grown in poorer soils. The blanket flower can still be found in fields and along roadsides in the prairie region and  into the Rockies. - Northcreek Nurseries
    • American Beauties Native Plants® Muhlenbergia capillaris Hairawn Muhly / Longawn hair grass  Zone 6, 2-3’T x 2-3’W  #1 Gallon Container  Endangered in Connecticut  Deer resistant  Drought and heat resistant  Late summer and fall explodes into clouds of airy pink blooms  Image courtesy Thomas Barnes www.USDAplants.gov
    • American Beauties Native Plants® Phlox paniculata Jeana Jeana Garden Phlox  Zone , 2-4’T x 2-3’W  #2 Gallon Container  Sweetly scented flowers  Long bloom time  Varying shades of lavender flowers  Outstanding mildew resistance Found by and named after Jeana Prewitt of Nashville, TN, this selection possesses outstanding mildew resistance with varying shades of sweetly scented, lavender-pink flowers, vibrant midsummer through early autumn. Foliage remains clean green while flower clusters create a tiered effect along upright, multi-stemmed branches. Expect a flurry  of pollinator activity! – Northcreek Nurseries Image courtesy Thomas Barnes www.USDAplants.gov
    • American Beauties Native Plants® Schizachyrium scoparium Standing Ovation Standing Ovation  Zone 3, 3-4’T x 6-12”W  #2 Gallon Container  Sturdy, upright blueish stems  Brilliant fiery foliage in the fall  Thicker colorful blades A North Creek discovery sure to give a brilliant performance in the landscape, worthy of applause. It keeps a tight, upright habit throughout the entire season and has stood strong even in the rich soils of our trial gardens. A warm season grass that does well in poor, dry soils. Spikey bluish- green stems and leaves transition to a sizzling display of oranges, reds, yellows, and purplish-browns in the autumn. Also provides winter interest before cutting back in early spring to make way for new  growth.– Northcreek Nurseries
    • American Beauties Native Plants® Silene caroliniana var. wherryi Short and Sweet Short and Sweet  Zone 4, 6-8 ”T x 10-15”W  #1 Gallon Container  Extremely long bloom time  Tolerates a wide variety of conditions Delightful, compact and easy to grow, Silene caroliniana is an excellent choice for bright shade or full sun. It is covered in deep pink flowers in late spring. Very reliable for us through wet and dry seasons for three years now and in a cool spring it seems to bloom forever - one year we tracked 8 weeks of full bloom! A great native substitute for Dianthus, this Silene has similar appearance and bloom time, but tolerates a wider variety of garden situations. Silene Short and Sweet is a fantastic plant for naturalizing, yet it can hold its own as a specimen in a  container or patio garden as well. – Northcreek Nurseries
    • American Beauties Native Plants® Ratibida columnifera Red Midget Red Midget Mexican Hat Plant  Zone 3, 18-24 ”T x 12-18”W  #1 Gallon Container  Seed strain – Variable colored petals of red and yellow  Prairie plant  Blooms July – October Fun, unique flowers dance above mounds of fine green foliage from June until frost. The blooms feature long, prominent cones that give way to wide, reflexed petals in shades of deep reddish-brown, orange, and yellow. This plant is by seed, so there will be variation in the red/yellow ratio in the flowers. A native prairie plant, this dwarf variety of the species performs exceptionally well in heat and dry conditions.  – Northcreek Nurseries
    • American Beauties Native Plants® Viola walteri Silver Gem Silver Gem Prostrate Blue Violet  Zone 5, 3-5”T x 10-15”W  #1 Gallon Container  Forms a dense tidy mat  Silver streaked foliage  Purple violets bloom in early spring and continue till fall From the gardens of Mt. Cuba Center, North Creek is delighted to introduce this tough native groundcover. Easily identified by trailing stems and delicate lavender flowers, Silver Gem forms a dense, tidy mat of attractive silver foliage. Flowers appear in March and persist into autumn. Our plant trials have proven Silver Gem to be exceptionally drought tolerant and happiest in part to full shade.  - Northcreek Nurseries