New Perennials for 2017

GENUS SPECIES CUTIVAR DESCRIPTION HT BLOOM
Achillea millefolium 'Saucy Seduction'* opens fuchsia pink, lightens to pink 22" early July
Ajuga metallica 'Crispa'* very slow growing, flat, bronzed leaves 3" early June
Alcea rosea 'Halo Lavender'* large, single lavender with pink halo 5-6ft August
Alchemilla sericata 'Gold Strike'* compact mounds with chartreuse sprays 10" early June
Allium x hybrida 'Medusa'* amethyst purple globes 20" mid-Aug
Amsonia tabernaemontana 'Storm Cloud'* blue flowers w. dark stems; mounded 28" mid-June
Aquilegia x hybrida 'Music Mix'* single, large flowers on strong stems 20" early June
Astilbe chinensis 'Mighty Chocolate Cherry'* cherry red plumes; giant habit 4ft August
Astilbe x arendsii 'Eden's Phoenix'* full, pink plumes on compact plants 14" mid-July
Astilbe x arendsii 'Lisa'* dense, creamy white 24" mid-July
Astilbe x arendsii 'Red Charm'* arching, red plumes 40" mid-July
Astrantia major 'Abbey Road'* large purple red flowers; long blooming 24" late June
Astrantia major 'Pink Pride'* re-blooming pink 24" late June
Astrantia major 'Red Joyce'* dark rosy red flowers 20" late June
Astrantia major 'Sparkling Stars'* large pink blooms; long blooming 28" late June
Campanula carpatica 'Pearl White'* early white cups on mounded plants 8" early June
Campanula carpatica 'Rapido Blue'* early blue cups on mounded plants 7" early June
Chelone lyonii obliqua 'Tiny Tortuga'* hot pink blooms; very compact 16" August
Clematis heraclaifolia 'New Love'* fragrant blue clusters; bush type 36" Sept.
Clematis x hybrida 'Blue Explosion'* semi-double/single large blue; (2012) 8-14' June ff
Clematis x hybrida 'Earthquake'* large pink with white bars; (2012) 8-14' June ff
Clematis x hybrida 'Fujimusume'* large blue; tolerates light shade; (1952) 8-14' June ff
Clematis x hybrida 'Piilu'* light pink with darker bars; (2000) 8-14' June ff
Clematis x hybrida 'Red Cardinal'* glowing crimson; (1968) 8-14' June ff
Clematis x hybrida 'Wildfire'* bicolor purple with red bars; 8-14' June ff
Delphinium x elatum 'Million Dollar Blue'* spikes of true blue with dark bee 3ft late June
Dianthus x hybrida 'Coral Reef'* double coral pink fringed white; fragrant 10" early June
Echinacea purpurea 'Pica Bella'* narrow, dusty pink petals; erect 22" late July
Echinacea x hybrida 'Adobe Orange Som'* best orange Echinacea 20" late July
Echinacea x hybrida 'Hot Coral Som'* deep coral orange with dark cone 24" late July
Echinacea x hybrida 'Lemon Yellow Som'* rich yellow with coppery cone 24" late July
Echinacea x hybrida 'Salsa Red Som'* spicy red orange with dark cone 24" late July
Echinacea x hybrida 'Sensation Pink'* intense magenta fade pink; dark stems 20" late July
Gaillardia aristata 'Arizona Red Shades'* brick red with some yellow tips 12" early July
Gaillardia aristata 'Arizona Sun'* bicolor red with yellow margin 12" early July
Geranium cinerarium 'Thumping Heart'* veined lavender pink with deep eye 6" mid-June
Helenium autumnale 'Sombrero'* dwarf bright yellow 20" Sept.
Helleborus x hybridus 'Maid of Honor'* double shades of pink 20" May
Hemerocallis 'Atlanta Sweet Memories'* Light pink with green eye; high bud; M 25" mid-July
Hemerocallis 'Bayard Lombard'* rich, red self; sun fast; L 26" August
Hemerocallis 'Ben Kirk'* orange with mahogany eye; ML 22" late July
Hemerocallis 'Bermuda Coral'* creamy coral; good branching; VL 45" August
Hemerocallis 'Beth Barth'* peachy polychrome; ML 36" late July
Hemerocallis 'Bull Durham'* orange with coral eye; EM 20" early July
Hemerocallis 'Chicago Star'* large yellow blooms; M 24" mid-July
Hemerocallis 'Christine Lynn'* clear yellow with purple eyesone; EM 32" early July
Hemerocallis 'Collier'* ruffled polychrome 28" early July
Hemerocallis 'Color Flush'* bright orange red with deep eye; M 28" mid-July
Hemerocallis 'Going Places'* pale, creamy yellow self; M-VL 35" mid-July
Hemerocallis 'Holliday Song'* coral orange with scarlet eye 22" mid-July
Hemerocallis 'Houdini'* rose violet blend with cream eye; ML 24" late July
Hemerocallis 'Illini Pacesetter'* deep red self; M 36" mid-July
Hemerocallis 'Joey Langdon'* bright scarlet orange self; Mre 30" mid-July
Hemerocallis 'Judy Judy'* lavender with frilled yellow edge 28" mid July
Hemerocallis 'Lemon Tower'* tall, lemon yellow; ML 34" late July
Hemerocallis 'Magic Amethyst'* amethyst lavender with lemon throat 27" early July
Hemerocallis 'Pastel Pink'* bright, clear pink; ML 36" late July
Hemerocallis 'Pemaquid Light'* huge lemon yellow; ML 36" late July
Hemerocallis 'Raspberry Jam'* deep raspberry self; ML 28" late-July
Hemerocallis 'Ruffled Storm'* deep maroon with green throat; M 30" mid-July
Hemerocallis 'S.V. Sunup'* golden yellow self; cinnamon halo; ML 32" late July
Hemerocallis 'Stoned Soul Picnic'* plum purple self; green throat; ML 40" late July
Hemerocallis 'Super Medallion'* purple self with lime throat; ML 27" late July
Hemerocallis 'White Formal'* near white self; M 30" mid-July
Hibiscus x hybrida 'Ballet Slippers'* huge blush pink with magenta eye 4ft August
Hibiscus x hybrida 'Summer in Paradise'* huge cerise red 4ft August
Hosta 'Angel Falls'* dark green margins; jetting light center 16" August
Hosta 'Blue Mountains'* intense blue, puckered leaves 20" August
Hosta 'Catherine'* wide blue margins; narrow yellow center 16" August
Hosta 'Curly Fries'* narrow, chartreuse foliage 6" August
Hosta 'First Frost'* blue with cream margin; Halcyon sport 14" August
Hosta 'Hudson Bay'* wide blue margin; cream centers 24" August
Hosta 'Joy Ride'* wavy, blue green leaves 16" August
Hosta 'One Last Dance'* very dark center; wide yellow margins 16" August
Hosta 'Popcorn'* thick chartreuse center; blue margins 12" August
Hosta 'Sugar Daddy'* giant, blue green with white margins 40" August
Humulus lupulus 'Cascade'* definitive hop for craft brews 15' August
Hydrangea arborescens 'Little Lamb'* creamy white heads blush pink in fall 4-6ft mid-July
Knautia macedonica 'Thunder & Lightening'* magenta flowers; variegated leaves 15" mid-July
Ligularia dentata 'King Kong'* extra large near black leaves; gold daisies 3-4ft August
Lobelia x speciosa 'Russian Princess'* red spikes; dark mahogany foliage 30" August
Monarda didyma 'Bubblegum Blast'* hot pink 24" mid-July
Monarda fistulosa (Prairie Monarda)* lavender, drought tolerant clumps 32" mid-July
Paeonia Itoh intersectional 'Callie's Memory'* apricot with red center 30" late June
Paeonia Itoh intersectional 'Hillary'* dark peach pink fades to vanilla 30" late June
Paeonia Itoh intersectional 'Pastel Splendor'* blush white with purple flares 30" late June
Paeonia Itoh intersectional 'Scarlet Heaven'* glowing magenta red 30" late June
Paeonia lactiflora 'Bowl of Cream'* double creamy white; F (1963) 31" late June
Paeonia lactiflora 'Coral Charm'* semi-double coral peach (1964) 36" late June
Paeonia lactiflora 'Elsa Sass'* double white; mild fragrance; late (1930) late June
Penstemon digitalis 'Blackbeard'* lavender purple flowers; very dark leaf 36" late June
Physocarpus opulifolius 'Little Angel'* densely branched,dwarf Ninebark 2ft shrub
Platycodon grandiflorus 'Sentimental Blue'* violet blue cups on very dwarf 6" mid-July
Salvia nemorosa 'Marcus'* dwarf, deep violet blue spikes 12" mid-June
Sedum album 'Coral Carpet'* low, vigorous spreading mats 4" mid-July
Sedum telephium 'Desert Red'* vigorous, deep rosy red; reddish leaf 8" August
Sedum x hybrida 'Lemon Jade'* citron yellow panicles; dense mound 18" August
Sedum x hybrida 'Sunspark. Firecracker'* cherry red foliage; pink flowers 6" August
Sedum x hybrida 'Sunspark. xSedoro Blue Elf'* steel blue leaf; dark pink flowers 4" August
Sempervivum 'Rocknoll Rosette'* wine red rosettes with green base 3" mid-July
Sempervivum piloseum (Hens and Chicks) grey green leaves 3" mid-July
Veronica x hybrida 'Enchanted Indigo'* deep violet blue spikes 18" mid-June
Veronica x hybrida 'Perfectly Picasso'* pink spikes with white buds 24" mid-June
Veronica x hybrida 'Pink Potion'* baby pink spikes; low habit 16" mid-June
Veronica x hybrida 'Royal Rembrandt'* dense violet purple spikes 20" mid-June
Veronica x hybrida 'Very van Gogh'* rosy purple spikes 20" mid-June