Perennial (B)

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Photo unavailable BAPTISIA 'Lunar Eclipse' (Prairieblue Series)
False or Wild Indigo

Per. Herb: Tolerates deer, humidity, & salt/seaside. Long lived, needs 2-3 yrs to reach maturity & full flowering potential-but it's worth it. Attracts bees, hummers & butterflies. Cottage garden, cut flower, border & meadow plant. Blue green folg holds spires of lupine-like flowers that start lt lemon over cream then change to cream, pale lilac & shades or prpl/blue in late spring-early summer. Ht: 3-4 ft. W: 4 ft. Exp: sun. Water: mod/dry. USDA Z4-9. PP #25,875

Photo unavailable BAPTISIA 'Solar Flare' (Prairieblue Series)
False or Wild Indigo

Perennial Herb: Tolerates deer, humidity, & salt/seaside. Long lived, needs 2-3 yrs to reach maturity & full flowering potential-but it's worth it. Attracts bees, hummingbirds & butterflies. Cottage garden, cut flower, border & meadow plant. Blue green folg holds spires of lupine-like flowers that start lemon ylw then change to orange to violet blush in late spring-early summer. Ht: 3-4 ft. W: 3-4 ft. Expos: sun. Water: mod/dry. USDA Z4-9. PP #20,408

Photo unavailable BAPTISIA x variicolor 'Twilite' (Prairieblue Series) syn. 'Twilight'
False or Wild Indigo

Perennial Herb: Tolerates deer, humidity, & salt/seaside. Long lived, needs 2-3 yrs to reach maturity & full flowering potential-but it's worth it. Attracts bees, hummers & butterflies. Cottage garden, cut flower, border & meadow plant. Blue green foliage holds spires of lupine-like flowers that are violet-purple w/yellow keels in late spring-early summer. Ht: 3-5 ft. W: 3-5 ft. Exposure: sun. Water: mod/dry. USDA Z4-9. PP #19,011 (B. australis x B. sphaerocarpa)

BELLIUM minutum, Miniature Mat Daisy BELLIUM minutum
Miniature Mat Daisy

Perennial: Evergreen. Forms a flat carpet of small light-green lvs, bearing a long display of tiny white daisies w/pk reverse. Use for edging or a small-area ground cover. Excellent growing in alpine containers or troughs & between patio or pathway stones. Tolerates moderate foot traffic once established. Blms: late spring/summer. Ht: 2-4". W: 12-16". Blm color: white. Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod/moist. USDA Z7

BELLIUM minutum, Miniature Mat Daisy BELLIUM minutum
Miniature Mat Daisy

Perennial: Evergreen. Forms a flat carpet of small light-green lvs, bearing a long display of tiny white daisies w/pk reverse. Use for edging or a small-area ground cover. Excellent growing in alpine containers or troughs & between patio or pathway stones. Tolerates moderate foot traffic once established. Blms: late spring/summer. Ht: 2-4". W: 12-16". Blm color: white. Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod/moist. USDA Z7

BERGENIA cordifolia, Heartleaf Bergenia BERGENIA cordifolia
Heartleaf Bergenia

Perennial: Fairly drought tolerant. Clay, coast & bog tolerant. Deer resistant. Evergreen border, woodland & ground cover plant. Foliage provides interest during colder months with maroon coloring. Bloom time: winter-spring. Bloom color: rose-lilac. Height: to 1.5'. Exposure: part shade (but can tolerate sun). Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z3.

BIDENS ferulifolia 'Pretty in Pink', Bidens BIDENS ferulifolia 'Pretty in Pink'
Bidens

Short lived perennial native to Southern United States and Mexico. Deer resistant. Drought & heat tolerant. Produces daisy-like flower heads that are decorated with an abundance of pink with purple stripes. Blooms from planting until frost. Height: 12-14". Spread: 12-14". Good for containers, borders, hanging baskets or gravelly areas. Attracts bees & butterflies. Exposure: full sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z9. PPAF

Photo unavailable BIDENS ferulifolia 'Taka Tuka Red Glow'
Bidens

Tender or short lived perennial. Deer resist. Taka Tuka offers great bi-colors that are mounding, robust & well branching. They hold up excellent in containers or combo plantings, especially hanging baskets. Produces large, unique daisy-like flower heads from planting until frost. Red tips are more visible in cooler temps. Warmer temps. flowers are more ylw. Bloom color: fiery orange-red w/gold centers. Size: 12-24" x 12-18". Attracts butterflies. Exp: full sun. Water: mod. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable BIDENS ferulifolia 'Taka Tuka White and Yellow'
Bidens

Tender or short lived perennial. Deer resist. Taka Tuka offers great bi-colors that are mounding, robust & well branching. They hold up excellent in containers or combo plantings, especially hanging baskets. Produces large, unique daisy-like flower heads from planting until frost. Bloom color: creamy white w/golden yellow centers. Size: 12-24" x 12-18". Attracts butterflies. Exposure: full sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z9.

BIDENS ferulifolia 'White Delight', Bidens BIDENS ferulifolia 'White Delight'
Bidens

Short lived perennial native to Southern United States and Mexico. Deer resistant. Drought & heat tolerant. Produces large daisy-like white flower heads from planting until frost. More compact than other standard white varieties. Height: 10-14". Spread: 14-16". Good for containers, borders, hanging baskets or gravelly areas. Attracts bees & butterflies. Exposure: full sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z9. PPAF

BILLBERGIA nutans, Queen's Tears BILLBERGIA nutans
Queen's Tears

Bromeliad: Evergreen perennial with pendant clusters of flowers in spring-summer. Excellent cut flower, container & border plant. Provides and interesting and unusual look to any area. Bloom color: purple-blue edged with lime green. Size: 16" x 16". Exposure: semi-shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z9.

BILLBERGIA nutans, Queen's Tears BILLBERGIA nutans
Queen's Tears

Bromeliad: Evergreen perennial with pendant clusters of flowers in spring-summer. Excellent cut flower, container & border plant. Provides and interesting and unusual look to any area. Bloom color: purple-blue edged with lime green. Size: 16" x 16". Exposure: semi-shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable BLETILLA striata 'Alba'
Chinese Ground Orchid

Orchid: Deciduous woodland, border and container plant with cattleya-like flowers. Grows best in humus-rich soil. Good under high branching trees or under lathe. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: white. Height: 1.5-2 feet. Exposure: light shade. Water: moist. USDA Z7.

Photo unavailable BLETILLA striata (B. hyacinthina)
Chinese Ground Orchid

Orchid: Deciduous woodland, border and container plant with cattleya-like flowers. Grows best in humus-rich soil. Good under high branching trees or under lathe. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: lavender pink. Height: 1.5-2 foot. Exposure: part shade. Water: moist. USDA Z7.

Photo unavailable BLETILLA striata (B. hyacinthina)
Chinese Ground Orchid

Orchid: Deciduous woodland, border and container plant with cattleya-like flowers. Grows best in humus-rich soil. Good under high branching trees or under lathe. Bloom time: spring-summer. Bloom color: lavender pink. Height: 1.5-2 foot. Exposure: part shade. Water: moist. USDA Z7.

Photo unavailable BRACHYSCOME 'Brasco Violet'
Swan River Daisy

Perennial: Drought resistant. Semi-shrubby. Excellent edger, rock garden, container and border plant. Compact growth and profuse blooming spring-fall. Daisy-like flowers with finely cut dark foliage. Deadheading is not necessary. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: violet purple. Height: 12-18". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate.

Photo unavailable BRACHYSCOME angustifolia Fresco 'Candy'
Swan River Daisy

Perennial: Native to Australia. Heat & deer tolerant. The Fresco series bloom earlier and are more compact than others. Great for edges, borders, window boxes, hanging baskets, & containers. Attracts butterflies. Continuous flowering spring-summer. Color: lavender-pink daisies. Compact, mounding growth habit. Height: 4-6 in. Width: 8-12 in. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z10. Worth growing as an annual in cold climates.

BRACHYSCOME hybrid Surdaisy 'Pink', Swan River Daisy BRACHYSCOME hybrid Surdaisy 'Pink'
Swan River Daisy

Perennial: Deer resistant. Semi-shrubby. Excellent edger, rock garden, container and border plant. Compact growth and profuse blooming spring-fall. Daisy-like flowers with finely cut dark foliage. Deadheading is not necessary. Bloom time: spring-fall. Bloom color: pink. Height: 6-12". Spread 6-12". Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z9.

BRUNNERA macrophylla, Siberian Bugloss, Forget-Me-Not, Alkanet BRUNNERA macrophylla
Siberian Bugloss, Forget-Me-Not, Alkanet

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Clay tolerant. Evergreen heart shaped leaves are accented by clusters of blue forget-me-not blooms in spring-summer. Great in a partially shaded woodland setting, border and as a ground cover. A beauty!! Bloom color: blue. Size: 1-2' x 1-2'. Exposure: part shade. Water: moderate/moist. USDA Z3-9.

BRUNNERA macrophylla 'Jack Frost', Siberian Bugloss, Forget-Me-Not, Alkanet BRUNNERA macrophylla 'Jack Frost'
Siberian Bugloss, Forget-Me-Not, Alkanet

Perennial Herb: Deer resistant. Clay tolerant. Evergreen heart shaped silver foliage with light green veins are accented by clusters of blue forget-me-not blooms in spring-summer. Great in a partially shaded woodland setting, border & as a ground cover. A BEAUTY!! Bloom color: blue. Size: 12-15" x 18". Water: moderate/moist. USDA Z3-9.

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