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Perennials

In the hot and humid climes like ours they are challenging unless you choose carefully. When you get them from us it is easy because we have done the hard work for you

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Anisacanthus quadrifidus var. wrightii - pumpkin orange fls Zone 7 to 10

Golden flame aniscanthus! This selected form is outstanding because of its clear pumpkin orange flowers. Mixing it with red flame anisacanthus makes a striking statement that the butterflies will revel in.... More

Quart $12.00

Sale: $8.40

Anisacanthus quadrifidus var. wrightii - Select Red Zone 7 to 9

Hummingbirds love them! Flame anisacanthus displays abundant, trumpet-like, cadmium-red flowers all summer, no matter how hot or dry it gets. This tough perennial needs a good haircut in late winter in order to maintain a sh... More

Out of stock

Astrolepis sinuata Zone 7 to 9b

Wavy Scaly Cloakfern! I find xeric ferns so fascinating. After growing up with the notion that ferns only lived in humid, moist environs, to find there is a whole class of ferns that actually thrive in arid conditions, ki... More

Half-Gallon $16.50

Carex divulsa Zone 7 to 10

Berkeley Sedge! Sedges are quickly gaining popularity as groundcover alternatives to lawn grasses and Liriopes. They are tough, adaptable, easy to care for and look great. There are numerous species of diverse forms ... More

Pint $8.50

Sale: $6.80

Carex leavenworthii Zone 6b to 9b

Lawn Sedge! The recent drought we have had to deal with in Texas has put many of our standard gardening practices to the test. The heavy reliance on grass lawns has been most severely tested. The water needed to ... More

Half-Pint $8.50

Sale: $6.80

Chrysactinia mexicana Zone 6 to 9

Damianita! This low spreading shrub or woody perennial inhabits rocky, limestone outcroppings in the Trans-Pecos, Texas Hill Country and Northern Mexico. The plant's foliage is dark-green and needle-like and den... More

Gallon $13.50

Marsilea macropoda Zone 8 to 10

Large-foot pepperwort! This creeping fern with clover-like leaves makes a great groundcover in full-sun. The foliage color is a soft gray-green with a silver sheen that is caused by the light catching the long hair-like pro... More

Pint $10.75

Sale: $6.45

Pavonia hastata Zone 7 to 10

Pale Rock Rose! Under our current gardening circumstances, plants have to be tough. The soil and water is not good and the weather has not cooperated as of late making growing most anything a real challenge. So when ... More

Pint $11.00

Sale: $6.60

Phlebodium pseudoaureum Zone 7b to 10

Blue rabbit's foot fern! With its glaucous-blue, upright-standing fronds this polypodium-like fern makes a bold statement in the shady garden that few foliage plants can. It has always been a favorite of visitors to Peckerwoo... More

Out of stock

Portulaca sp. Zone 9 to 10

Creeping Pursulane! I have cultivated this portulaca for well over 20 years and have carried it with me to every garden I have kept over the years. I find it to be indispensable because of its beauty, heat tolerance, eas... More

Half-Pint $6.50

Puya mirabilis Zone 8b to 10

Green comet! A fast growing terrestrial bromeliad with bright shiny-green leaves that are slightly prickly at their base. This rosette of whispy foliage recurves back giving the plant the look of a comet! The larg... More

Quart $14.00

Sale: $8.40

Rohdea japonica Zone 6 to 9b

Japanese Temple Lily! Japanese temple lily is a great foliage plant for those dark, dry, shady areas of your garden where you want a low growing solid presence but requiring little fuss. The plant has black-green, strap-li... More

Gallon $20.00

Sale: $12.00

Sinningia sellovii -- Light Orange Zone 7b to 10

For those that have followed weather conditions in Texas over the past several years, you know that the weather has been harsh. The heat and drought over the most recent years have been terrible and g... More

Quart $16.00

Sale: $9.60

Sinningia sellovii -- Red-Orange Zone 7b to 10

Handsome and tough! Sinningias are not widely known to gardeners but we are trying to change that fact. They are carefree perennials that deserve a prominent spot in your garden. This species has flower spikes up to 30 i... More

Pint $12.00

Sale: $8.40

Sinningia x 'Lovely' Zone 7b to 10

Oh so lovely! For those folks that like Sinningia tubiflora but wish the plant produced flowers other than white this hybrid is for you. This plant was a selection from a cross of Sinningia sellovii x Sinningia tub... More

Pint $12.00

Sinningia x 'Scarlet O'Hara' Zone 7b to 10

Scarlet's Sinningia! Several years ago Tony Avent, of Plant Delights Nursery, sent us this Sinningia hybrid. During the years since he sent it our weather has been famously hideous. The drought, heat and other harsh cond... More

Pint $12.00

Sale: $8.40

Tecoma stans var angustata 'Sangria' Zone 8 to 10

Sangria trumpets! This recent introduction from Native Texas Nursery in Weberville, TX was selected from seedling they grew of Tecoma stans var. angustata. The flowers have much the same floral form of T. stans var. ... More

Gallon $16.00

Sale: $14.40

Vernonia baldwinii Zone 7 to 9

Ironweeds! Our native ironweeds may be overlooked by us, but the butterflies always find them. Why not help them by planting some in your border? These are drought-tolerant summer bloomers, requiring little care... More

Pint $10.00

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