Featured Plants

Sedum

Sedum spectabile Autumn Fire (72 cells)

Trays: 31
Gray-green leaves on fleshy stems with russet red flower heads from late summer to fall. More heat tolerant than Autumn Joy.  Production Location: Florida  Tray Size: 72...
Kniphofia

Kniphofia uvaria Flamenco (72 cells)

Trays: 36
An All America Selections winner. Eye-catching spires of red, orange, and yellow jump out of dense clumps of grass-like foliage in spring and summer.  Production Location:...
Festuca

Festuca glauca Elijah Blue (50 cells)

Trays: 654
Probably the most well-known ornamental fescue. Silvery-blue foliage forms a small, dense mound with flower spikes reaching a foot above the foliage. Prefers loose, well-draining soil...
Muhlenbergia

Muhlenbergia capillaris (38 cells)

Trays: 168
A native of the eastern United States and Mexico. Fine, dark-green foliage appears somewhat glossy. Showy blooms of delicate pink seed panicles float above the plant like soft clouds...
Festuca

Festuca glauca Boulder Blue (50 cells)

Trays: 142
Named by Steve Schmidt. The bluest fescue to date! Wonderful compact form with intense blue tufts of wiry, hair-like foliage.  Production Location: Pennsylvania  Tray Size: 50...
Salvia

Salvia nemorosa May Night (50 cells)

Trays: 75
It’s an award winner for a reason!  Production Location: Florida  Tray Size: 50 plants  Common Name: Meadow sage  USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 9  Mature...

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​GARDEN GETAWAY GATEWAY

​GARDEN GETAWAY GATEWAY

Rosmarinus officinalis (Syn. Salvia rosmarinus)Nothing evokes dreams of a sun-soaked Mediterranean sojourn like rosemary.One look at that familiar glaucous pine-needly foliage, one whiff of its ini …
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​POP THIS BUBBLE IN YOUR GARDEN

​POP THIS BUBBLE IN YOUR GARDEN

Veronica spicata Bubblegum Candles (‘Verspi’) PP29780The name says it all: Pink like bubblegum, upright and bright like a candle!Bubblegum Candles brings a sweet POP! of color to the sunny garden. …
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April 2020 Rock Star Award

April 2020 Rock Star Award

Meet our April Rock Star!Shain Kimmons has become an invaluable member, and often leader, of our maintenance and operations teams. Co-workers and managers say his ingenuity and initiative are mak …
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​TWO FESCUES: THE ROOTS OF THE BLUES

​TWO FESCUES: THE ROOTS OF THE BLUES

Festuca glauca ‘Elijah Blue’ and Beyond Blue (PP23307)Two of our (and your) favorite small grasses have a connection that spans an ocean. ‘Elijah Blue’ was selected at The Plantage, a nursery locat …
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March 2020 Rock Star Award

March 2020 Rock Star Award

Meet our March Rock Star! Amanda Black has been an integral part of our perennial team for years. More recently, she has risen to the challenge of supervising both the Grass and Perennial picking …
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Something screwy...

Something screwy...

The shortest distance between two points isn’t necessarily the most fun route. Sometimes the long and winding road is the way to go.Here are two options for containers or pondside plantings that alway …
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February 2020 Rock Star Awards

February 2020 Rock Star Awards

This month, ECG would like to introduce you to two of our Rock Stars. Since our in-house voting resulted in a tie, we decided to award them both!Kim Shultz is a silent superstar and a critical part …
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A Clean Slate and a Fresh Start

A Clean Slate and a Fresh Start

It’s always a heavy lift to get new greenhouses up and running, but soooo worth it: There’s just nothing like a clean slate, a fresh start. Case in point: Two acres of new perennial propagation spac …
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