2017 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. You can’t go wrong with our plant material.

Here is a partial list of some of Arjen’s picks for 2017-2018. You can’t go wrong with any of these selections!

coreopsis orange elfCoreopsis L’il Bang ‘Orange Elf’

Flowers non-stop throughout the summer

Butterflies love it

Grows 15 inches tall and wide

Zones: 6 – 8

 

 

Coreopsis Shades of RoseCoreopsis PermaThread™ ‘Shades of Rose’

Petals 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 TapestryCoreopsis Satin & Lace ‘Red Tapestry’

Gold petals with red bases

Slender green leaves

Grows 16 – 22 inches tall

Zones: 4 – 9

 

 

Hemerocallis-Fragrant-ReturHemerocallis ‘Fragrant Returns’

Sweet fragrance

4 inch light lemon yellow flowers in early summer

Grows to 18 inches

Zones: 3 – 9

 

 

 

Heuchera-ApricotHeuchera ‘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-CarmencitaHeuchera ‘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-Flores-Sea-2Heuchera ‘Flores Sea’

Foliage is silver with dark veining

Cranberry backed leaves

Sprays of pink flowers May through September

Grows to 10 inches

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 flowers in summer

Grows to 24 inches

Zones: 4 – 9

 

 

Heuchera 'Red Sea'

Heuchera ‘Red Sea’

Red-Marmalade, large, maple-shaped leaves

Sprays of cream-white flowers in early summer

Grows to 12 inches

Outstanding performer

Zones: 4 – 9

 

 

Saxifraga-Cheap-ConfectionsSaxifraga ‘Cheap Confections’

Petals are pure sugar pink

Pretty green scalloped foliage

Rarely offered

 

Sugar Plum FairySaxafraga ‘Sugar Plum Fairy’

Dark green scalloped leaves

Vibrant pink starry flowers in late summer/early fall

Grows to 12 inches

Zones: 5 – 7

 

 

Saxifraga WadaSaxifraga ‘Wada’

Rosettes of fleshy, mahogany-red leaves

Tall sprays of starry, white flowers October – November

Grows 12 – 14 inches

Great rock garden perennial

 

 

 

Veronica-Younique-Baby-BlueVeronica Younique ‘Baby Blue’

First year flowering

Masses of blue flowers late spring through summer

Grows to 12 inches

Zones:  4 – 9

 

Veronica-Younique-Baby-PinkVeronica Younique ‘Baby Pink’

First year flowering

Masses of pink flowers late spring through summer

Grows to 12 inches

Zones:  4 – 9

 

 

 

Veronica-Younique-Red

Veronica Younique ‘Baby Red’

First year flowering

Masses of raspberry red flowers late spring through summer

Grows to 12 inches

Zones: 4 – 9

 

Veronica-Younique-Baby-WhitVeronica Younique ‘Baby White’

First year flowering

Masses of pure white flowers late spring through summer

Grows to 12 inches

Zones: 4 – 9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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