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Amsonia hubrichtii
Arkansas Blue Star
PPOY™ Recipient: 2011
This amsonia grows 36 inches tall and 36 inches wide in a mounded habit. The foliage is 3 inches long and needle-like which creates a fine texture. Fr...
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Amsonia hubrichtii
Arkansas Blue Star
PPOY™ Recipient: 2011
This amsonia grows 36 inches tall and 36 inches wide in a mounded habit. The foliage is 3 inches long and needle-like which creates a fine texture. Fr...
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Astilbe 'Sprite'
Sprite Astilbe
PPOY™ Recipient: 1994
Deep green, crinkly-edged, shiny leaves create a mounded habit with spike shaped flowers reaching 15 to 18 inches tall. Astilbe 'Sprite' flower freely...
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Athyrium niponicum ‘Pictum’
Japanese Painted Fern
PPOY™ Recipient: 2004
Japanese painted fern grows 18 inches tall and as it multiples can make a clump that is 24 inches wide. It produces 12 to 18 inch long fronds that are...
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Baptisia australis
Blue False Indigo
PPOY™ Recipient: 2010
Blue false indigo grows 3 to 4 feet tall and 3 to 4 feet wide in an upright habit. Violet-blue, lupine-like flowers are borne in 10- to 12-inch raceme...
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Brunnera macrophylla
Brunnera 'Jack Frost'
PPOY™ Recipient: 2012
Brunnera macrophylla 'Jack Frost' grows 12 to 15 inches tall and will spread to about 20 inches wide. The heart-shaped leaves are a frosty silver ...
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Calamagrostis acutiflora ‘Karl Foerster’
Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass
PPOY™ Recipient: 2001
The deep green, shiny foliage of this cool season grass appears in early spring and lasts until early winter. Loose, feather flower inflorescences app...
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Coreopsis verticillata ‘Moonbeam’
Moonbeam Threadleaf Coreopsis
PPOY™ Recipient: 1992
The foliage of Moonbeam is divided into thread-like segments which create a mounded form 18-24 inches tall with a similar spread. The creamy yellow, d...
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Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Feuerhexe'
Firewitch Cheddar Pink
PPOY™ Recipient: 2006
Firewitch cheddar pink is an evergreen perennial with narrow, bluish-gray, silvery foliage and purplish-pink fragrant flowers. Mature mats of this che...
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Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus'
Magnus Purple Coneflower
PPOY™ Recipient: 1998
Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus' is an upright-growing clump-former with hairy, coarsely-toothed leaves up to 6 inches long. Flowers are borne in composite...
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Geranium ‘Rozanne’
Rozanne Cranesbill Geranium
PPOY™ Recipient: 2008
Rozanne grows 20 inches high and 24 to 30 inches wide. It has 2 ½ inch, iridescent violet-blue, cup-shaped flowers with purple-violet veins and radia...
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Hakonechloa macra ‘Aureola’
Golden Hakone Grass
PPOY™ Recipient: 2009
Golden hakone grass grows 12 to 18 inches tall and 18 to 24 inches wide with an arching form that resembles a cascading miniature bamboo. Individual b...
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Helleborus xhybridus
Lenten Rose
PPOY™ Recipient: 2005
Lenten rose forms clumps that are 18 to 24 inches tall and 24 inches wide. Long lasting flowers are available in many colors and appear as single or d...
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Heuchera micrantha 'Palace Purple'
Palace Purple Coralbells
PPOY™ Recipient: 1991
This clump forming perennial features maple or ivy-like long-petioled leaves which deep purple above and beet-red beneath. The foliage creates a mound...
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Leucanthemum ‘Becky’
Becky Shasta Daisy
PPOY™ Recipient: 2003
Becky has sturdy, upright stems that grow 36 to 48 inches tall with a similar spread. Three-inch wide, single white flowers with contrasting yellow ce...
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Nepeta ‘Walker’s Low’
Walker’s Low Catmint
PPOY™ Recipient: 2007
Walker’s Low has crinkled, aromatic, silver-green foliage. Prolific, small dark blue-purple flowers are clustered densely on upright arching stems c...
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Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red'
Husker Red Beardtongue
PPOY™ Recipient: 1996
Husker Red has a rich, bronze-red foliage which provides a striking contrast with the masses of bell-shaped white flowers. This native prairie plant g...
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Perovskia atriplicifolia
Russian Sage
PPOY™ Recipient: 1995
Russian sage has silver stems and small, grayish foliage. Leaves are toothed, 1 1/2 inch long and when crushed, have a sage scent. Small, light blue t...
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Phlox ‘David’
David Garden Phlox
David is an erect perennial 36 to 48 inches tall with opposite leaves. The glossy leaves are thin with bristly hairs on the margins. The fragrant whit...
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Polygonatum odoratum 'Variegatum
Variegated Solomon's Seal
PPOY™ Recipient: 2013
Polygonatum odoratum 'Variegatum' grows 18 to 24 inches tall and will spread by rhizomes to form colonies. Variegated leaves are light green with whit...
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Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm'
Goldsturm Black-eyed Susan
PPOY™ Recipient: 1999
Leaves are coarse, dark green lanceolate to ovate and 3 to 6 inches long. The golden-yellow composite flowers blanket the tops of 24 to 36 inch tall p...
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Salvia 'Mainacht'
Salvia May Night
PPOY™ Recipient: 1997
The florets are borne on upright spike-like inflorescence which are deep, rich, indigo-black, outlined with with delicate purple bracts. When mature, ...
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Scabiosa columbaria 'Butterfly Blue'
Butterfly Blue Pincushion Flower
Leaves are hairy, ovate to lance-shaped, with the upper foliage smaller and finely divided creating a mounded rosette 6 to 8 inches high and 12 to 15 ...
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Veronica 'Sunny Border Blue'
Sunny Border Blue Speedwell
PPOY™ Recipient: 1993
The rounded leaves of this cultivar are luxurious, dark green and are oppositely arranged on the stems. Dark violet-blue flowers are borne in erect sp...
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