Joe-Pye Weed This statuesque plant adds strong architectural interest to your flower border and attracts butterflies by the dozen. Because perennial foliage usually declines after the plants bloom, choosing a late-season bloomer such as Joe-Pye weed ensures you have lush, beautiful foliage all season long. The variety called ‘Gateway,’ shown, reaches up to six feet in height.
This elegant purple beauty is native to the U.S. and drought tolerant, thriving in dry areas including rocky ledges and meadows. Smooth Blue Aster prefers full sun and is a vital source of nectar and pollen for a variety of pollinators, including butterflies and bees. All of the seed we handle at American Meadows is non-GMO, neonicotinoid-free and guaranteed to grow. Perennial.
Ceanothus x impressus 'Dark Star'-This California native evergreen shrubis perhaps the most striking of all the genus boasting royal blue FRAGRANT flower clusters that smother the plant from late Winter thru early Spring.Grows to 8’ high & 6’ wide with teensy, dark green, glossy leaves, becoming tree-like with age. Looks particularly striking when planted adjacent to grey foliage or white flowers & is better suited to coastal gardens than inland areas. annies
EchinaceECHINACEA BUTTERFLY™ ‘PURPLE EMPEROR’ PP 24459 A perfect mass of perky purple blooms. Common NamPurple Emperor coneflower Size 15-18" tall by 18-24" wide USDA hardiness Zones 5(4) – 9 Sun / Shade Full Sun Soil Average garden soil Moisture Moist, but well-drained Disease and Pests None known
Guara 'Passionate Rainbow' - beautiful movement in wind. Stunning combined with Mexican feather grass. 'Passionate Rainbow' Gaura creates foliage interest and movement in the garden. Blooms "flutter" in the wind. Pairs well with grasses, Agastache and Goldstorm Rudibeckia.