2018 Perennial Must-Haves

Pioneer Gardens strives to bring you only the best quality liners and bare root perennials.

Our field crops are the best in many years thanks to a near perfect growing season and continued improvements in our cultural practices. It’s the same story for the premium liners available from our state of the art greenhouse facilities.

Here is a list of some of Arjen’s picks for 2018-19. You can’t go wrong with any of these selections!

 

Coreopsis ‘Enchanted Red’Enchanted Red

LI’L BANG™ Series

Petals are red (darker red at base) with yellow edging

Bright yellow center

Grows 8 – 10 inches tall

Zones: 4 – 8

 

 

 

Coreopsis PermaThread™ ‘Shades of Rose’

Coreopsis Shades of RosePetals are subtle pink with rich rosy tips,

maturing to softer pink

Uniform mounds of threadleaf foliage

Grows 16 – 18 inches tall

Zones: 5 – 9

 

 

Coreopsis Satin & Lace ‘Red Tapestry’

Gold petals with red basesCoreopsis Satin & Lace Red Tapestry

Slender green leaves

Grows 16 – 22 inches tall

Zones: 4 – 9

 

 

 

 

Echinacea purpurea ‘Green Twister’

Green-Twister

Petals curve slightly forward

Flowers are unique – lemon-green around outside with magenta centers

Grows to 24 to 36 inches

Zones: 3 – 9

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gentiana ‘True Blue’

True Blue

Large, 2 inch, pure blue, tubular flowers

Blooms mid-June to September

Grows to 24 inches

Zones: 4 – 7

 

 

 

 

 

Hemerocallis ‘Fragrant Returns’

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4 inch light lemon yellow flowers in early summer

Grows to 18 inches

Zones: 3 – 9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heuchera-Apricot

Heuchera ‘Apricot’

Pink-apricot leaves deepen to burnt orange as season progresses

Rosy-pink flowers in summer

Grows to  6 – 8 inches

Bred by Thierry Delabroye

Zones: 4 – 9

 

 

 

 

 

Heuchera ‘Carmencita’

Heuchera-Carmencita

Fabulous foliage from pink-red to deep red changing with the seasons

Pretty pink flowers

Bred by Thierry and Sandrine Delabroye

Zones: 4 – 9

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heuchera-Guacamole-webHeuchera ‘Guacamole’

Large lime green leaves

White flowers in summer

Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds

Grows to 22 inches

Zones: 4 – 9

 

 

 

 

 

Heuchera MagmaHeuchera ‘Magma’

Large red leaves

Pink flower sprays in summer

Grows to 24 inches

Zones: 4 – 9

 

Heuchera ‘Mango’

Mango

Multi-colored foliage in shades of orange, apricot, burgundy and green

Compact

Creamy white flower sprays in summer

Grows to 12 inches

Zones: 5 – 8

 

 

 

Heucherella ‘Art Nouveau’Heucherella-Art-Nouveau

Large, maple-shaped, dark green leaves with dark violet heart center

Masses of tiny white flowers on tall stems April through July

Grows to 16 – 18 inches

Zones: 4 – 9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Little Goldstar’Rudbeckia Little Goldstar

Ultra compact Black-eyed Susan

Grows 14 to 16 inches in height and width

More blooms per plant

Zones: 4 – 10

 

 

 

 

 

Salvia greggii ‘Blue Note’Blue Note Sept 29 post

Music™ Series

Violet-blue tubular flower spires

Blooms July through frost

Aromatic foliage

Grows to 18 to 24 inches

Zone: 6 – 9

 

 

 

 

 

Salvia greggii ‘Red Swing’Red Swing

Music™ Series

Bright red tubular flower spires

Blooms July through November

Aromatic foliage

Grows to 18 – 24 inches

Zone: 6 – 9

 

 

 

 

 

 

Salvia greggii ‘Salmon Dance’Salmon Dance Sept 29 2017 post

Music™ Series

Salmon-pink tubular flower spires

Blooms July through frost

Aromatic foliage

Grows to 18 – 24 inches

Zones: 6 – 9

 

 

 

 

 

Salvia greggii ‘Violin Music’

Music™ SeriesViolin Music

Lilac-blue tubular flower spires

Blooms July through frost

Aromatic foliage

Grows to 18 – 24 inches

Zones: 6 – 9

Veronica Younique ‘Baby Blue’

First year floweringVeronica-Younique-Baby-Blue

Masses of blue flowers late spring through summer

Grows to 12 inches

Zones:  4 – 9

 

Veronica Younique ‘Baby Pink’

First year floweringVeronica-Younique-Baby-Pink

Masses of pink flowers late spring through summer

Grows to 12 inches

Zones:  4 – 9

 

 

 

Veronica-Younique-Baby-Whit

Veronica Younique ‘Baby White’

First year flowering

Masses of pure white flowers late spring through summer

Grows to 12 inches

Zones: 4 – 9