Named after a German nurseryman, ‘Karl Forester’ became the first ornamental grass to win “Perennial Plant of the Year” in 2001. Â This reed grass is one of the first grasses to start growing in the spring, which is an asset in areas with short growing seasons – such as Minnesota. Â Its height creates a wonderful contrast amongst low shrubs and perennials.
Aurinia saxatilis ‘Summit’ (Basket of Gold)
Aurinia, or Basket of Gold, is a perennial alyssum here in Minnesota. Clusters of of tiny, golden yellow flowers blanket the plant from late spring…Learn More
Astrantia major ‘Star of Fire’ (Masterwort)
Astrantia, or Masterwort, is a wonderful woodland plant preferring cool, moist, shady places rich in organic matter. These plants flower all summer long – from…Learn More
Aster novae-angliae ‘Vibrant Dome’
Vibrant Dome forms neat, compact mounds with masses of vibrant, hot pink flowers. Cut back in late June for a bushier plant with more flowers.…Learn More