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All Plants on this page are in Trade Quart Pots (Qt.) which are 1.68Pints (794 ml)

(Similar to a true nursery quart on top width and height, but tapered to a smaller bottom for lighter shipping.)

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Arachniodes simplicior 'Variegata'   East Indian Holly  Fern    Listed on our Fern Page with all of our Ferns.

 

All Arisaemas have Atypical Roots and various times of the year have few or no roots, just the dormant bulb. 

 

$11.99 Qt.

Arisaema dracontium   Green Dragon        Zone: 4-9     

Arisaema dracontiumA Native relative of Jack-in-the-Pulpit but with a long whip on the 'Jack'. More interesting and exotic & RARE. 7-12 leaflets. (Younger plants have from 3-5 leaflets.) Needs at least average moisture. Red fruit looks similar to the common Jack. Good with hostas or ferns that fill in when it goes summer DORMANT.  Like our other Native, this blooms when the bulb is still fairly small compared to some Arisaemas so don't be surprised to see a small bulb -- that's it's nature. 

Soil: Ave. to moist         H: 12-36" W: 12-18"         B/M: Green 5-6    

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"Dear Debby & Pete,
I wanted to inform you that I have now received all of the 8 different Arisaema plants that I ordered from you - they arrived in great shape and I hope I can do as well with them in my garden as you have with packing and shipping them to me! "
                                                                  Bill in Cushing, MN   

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$26.99 Qt.

Arisaema heterophyllum        Dancing Crane Cobra Lily      Zone:  5a-9b   

Arisaema heterophyllum        Cobra LilyVery late to emerge - often June.  A 36" tall, very late to emerge (June) Arisaema known as "Dancing Crane" in Japanese.  With one leaf, it's still impressive as that leaf consists of 15 leaflets with the green flower held high above it.  The green spathe has a very long, whip-like spadix (drip tip) that descends a bit then arches erectly up.  Very dramatic.!  Easy to grow.

Soil:  MOIST but well-drained      H: 32-36"  W: 16":         B/M: Green/June

Japanese Native

$24.99 Qt.

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Arisaema kiushianum     Cobra Lily            Zone: 5-9       *    

Arisaema kiushianumThis is a remarkable, foot tall (or a bit more) Japanese species with 7-13 lovely leaflets held on a short stalk and a dark purple spathe adorned with white stripes inside.  It also has a delightful tail-like spadix more than 5" long described as, "Like a mouse doing the rumba."  (Quote when you just can't say it better!)  This late spring bloomer is possibly the cutest of all Cobra Lilies.  *Tolerates heavy shade and wet soil.  Needs consistent moisture.  Can change sex depending on growing conditions - can be male one year and female the next!  It's paradioecious if you want to impress your friends with the correct word for that.  Plants go summer dormant unless, per chance, you get a pregnant female staying around to produce seed.

Soil: Moist but well-drained best       H: 12-24"  W: 12-24"       B/M:   Purple/5-6

Japanese Native

 

$29.99 Qt.

Arisaema thunbergii   Cobra Lily      Zone:  6-9        

Arisaema thunbergii   Cobra Lily

From the southern islands of Japan and Korea with much-divided glossy leaves and an 8-10" long, black whip-like spadix snaking out from the purple-brown spathe and pointing skyward as the leaves unfold. Absolutely one of the most dramatic Cobra Lily.  A clump of these is way Beyond Riveting!  Fond of bright shade but will also tolerate deep shade.

Soil: Average to dry woodland conditions    H: 20-24"   W:         B/M: Black/5-6

Japanese Native

$10.99 Qt.

Arisaema triphyllum      Jack-In-the-Pulpit      Zone: 4-9     

Arisaema triphyllumA hooded, striped, green to purple spathe & spadix appear in spring, followed by red berries on mature plants. DORMANT in summer. APPEARS TO US TO DETER MOLES nearby. Ours are grown HERE from seed -- takes 3-5 years to reach bloom & sale size. These are 3-4 year olds bulbs and most will bloom this year.   These will be mixed bloom colors, green, maroon, possibly a 'Lazy S'S Form' that slipped in by accident if you're lucky!  Small but bloom-size bulbs.  (This native blooms at a very young age and relatively small bulb and yet will eventually grow huge if happy.)

Soil: Woodland, ave. to moist    H: 6-36" W: 12"     B/M: Green to purple/6-7     

$12.99 Qt.

 

Arisarum proboscideum     Mouse Plant      Zone:  (4B)5-9      

Arisarum proboscideum     Mouse PlantAn uncommon Aroid that's as cute as it can be.  Beautiful dark green arrowhead foliage forms large clumps when happy.  The purple and white blooms have long 'drip tips' hence the name mouse tail.  Good multiplier.   From Italy and Spain.  Can take deep shade.  The Aroid Society has at least one member growing this in Zone 4B.

Soil:  Woodland, ave. well-drained       H: 6"  W: 18"         B/M: Purple & White/4-5 

If you like this plant, look at Pinellia 'Yamazaki'

Aristolochias (Hardy Dutchman's Pipes) are listed on the Vines Page:

$9.99 Qt.

Armoracia rusticana 'Variegata'    Variegated Horseradish    Zone: 4-8  

Armoracia rusticana 'Variegata'A tremendous plant if you love variegated foliage. In the first year, foliage will be all green then gradually develops the cream and green foliage that just stops people in their tracks saying "What in the world is that?" Hardy, exotic and appreciates moist but well-drained soil. Attracts butterflies.

Soil: Any, ave. to moist best    H: 24-36"   W:12-24"      B/M: Small, white/ 6-7 

Attracts Butterflies

$9.99 Qt.

Arum italicum ssp. italicum 'Marmoratum'     Lords and Ladies     Zone: 4B-10      

Arum italicum ssp. italicum 'Marmoratum'Bright red-orange berries in the fall. Marbled, UNRIVALED WINTER FOLIAGE then appears & remain green all winter. Perfect planted around hostas because their peak foliage times are in opposite seasons. DORMANT in SUMMER. Over fertilizing reduces marbling. "I wouldn't garden without it!" (Avent)   AKA, Arum italicum 'Pictum'  

Soil: Average to wet     H: 12" W: 24"     B/M: White 4-5 

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I want you to know how pleased I am with ALL of the plants I have received from you!  Your packaging and shipping are the best!  I must confess I am addicted to your site -- I have learned so much!  I have two orders in the works now and the anticipation of receiving them makes me feel like a kid again.  You are doing everything right!!!

Brenda, Owensboro, KY

 

$9.99 Qt.

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Aruncus dioicus   Goatsbeard, Native       Zone: 3-7      

Aruncus dioicusLike a giant white Astilbe, w/ 6' tall blooms, this handsome plant is beautiful for many months. Staking isn't necessary -- you probably couldn't push them over. Takes several years to establish full height. Beautiful with Autumn Fern or Siberian Iris or as a backdrop to any shade planting. 

Soil: Fertile, Ave. to moist    H: 48-72"   W: 24-48"       B/M: Creamy White/5-6

Attracts Hummingbirds

$11.99 Qt.

Aruncus dioicus 'Kneiffii'       Compact Goatsbeard        Zone: 3-7      

Aruncus dioicus 'Kneiffii'Differs from the species in that it's more compact AND has deeply cut foliage but the trade off is slightly less showy flowers but still very nice.  Maxing out at 36" tall, the rich green foliage is almost threadlike and it has tiny, cream colored blooms rising above the foliage in late May.  Looks a bit like an Astilbe.

Soil: Fertile, Ave. to moist        H: 24-36"  W: 18-24"         B/M: Creamy White/5-6

Attracts Hummingbirds

$12.99 Qt.

Aruncus x 'Horatio'      Hybrid Goatsbeard        Zone: 4-9        

Aruncus x 'Horatio'      Hybrid GoatsbeardA hybrid between the species A. aethusifolius and A. diocus introduced by the famous German nurseryman Ernst Pagels.. This horticultural marriage produces offspring that are about 32" tall with multiple bronze stems and green cut foliage that turns red in Autumn.  It has an almost shrub-like appearance.  Atop reddish stems are found long fluffy cream blooms.  The tiny blooms are held out from the main stem like little streamers and start turning brown as bloom fade from the bottom of the bloom to the top compared to other Aruncus, that turn brown all at once.  This unique trait gives it a two-toned appearance as blooms fade and is much more attractive than those of other Aruncus.

Soil: Ave to moist, well-drained       H: 32"  W:       B/M: Creamy white/5-6

Hybrid of US Natives

Attracts Hummingbirds

Forward to the next group of Perennials:  As-Au Perennials

    

Epimedium grandiflorum 'Lilafee'

Asclepias tubrosa Butterfly Weed

Asclepias tubrosa

Vernonia fasciculata

Sedum 'Blue Pearl'

Nepeta 'Walker's Low'

Physostegia virginiana 'Miss Manners'

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