New Perennials for 2018

GENUS SPECIES CUTIVAR DESCRIPTION HT BLOOM
Ajuga pyramidalis 'Metallica Crispa'* crinkled purplish leaves spread slowly 3" early July
Allium senescens 'Sugar Melt'* small lavender globes; non-seeding 8" August
Anemone x hybrida 'Honorine Jobert'* white flowers on wiry stems; spreader 3ft Sept.
Aquilegia x hybrida 'Blue Jay'* single, large blue and white flowers 20" early June
Aster novae-belgii 'Dragon'* lavender blue asters 2-3ft Sept.
Aster novae-belgii 'Magic Purple'* deep purple asters 2-3ft Sept.
Astilbe chinensis 'Lighthouse'* deep cherry red plumes held high 28" August
Astilbe chinensis 'Purple Rain'* rosy purple; stoloniferous 24" late-July
Astilbe simplicifolia 'Key Largo'* dwarf rose red; long blooming 12" mid-July
Astilbe x arendsii 'Red Charm'* arching, red plumes 40" mid-July
Astrantia major 'Vanilla Gorilla'* light pink; variegated leaves 24" late June
Athyrium niponicum 'Regal Red'* silvery edges with dark central band 15" foliage
Brunnera macrophylla 'Silver Heart'* bright silvered leaves; blue sprays 15" May
Clematis heraclaifolia 'Cassandra'* fragrant hyacinth blue clusters; bush type 36" Sept.
Dianthus x hybrida 'Edgehog'* veriegated leaves; pink 6" early June
Dicentra x eximia 'Fire Island'* magenta red; bluish lacy foliage 15" May
Dryopteris affinis cristata 'The King' crested male fern 36" foliage
Echinacea purpurea 'Double Scoop Cranberry'* double pompoms of cranberry red 30" late July
Echinacea purpurea 'Fatal Attraction'* intense pink; dark stems 26" late July
Echinacea purpurea 'Pink Fascinator'* double hot pink 16" mid-July
Echinacea purpurea 'Raspberry Truffle'* double salmon deepens to raspberry 30" late July
Euphorbia polychroma (Cushion Spurge) chartreuse bracts 16" May
Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Mesa Bright Bicolor'* bicolor yellow with red centers 18" early July
Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Mesa Red'* blazing red 18" early July
Gaillardia x grandiflora 'Mesa Yellow'* bright yellow 18" early July
Geranium macrorrhizum 'Bevan's Variety'* violet pink; spreading rhizomes 16" mid-June
Geranium x magnificum 'Blue Blood'* large, deep violet blue flowers 26" mid-June
Helenium autumnale 'Mariachi Fuego'* fiery shades of red and orange 20" Sept.
Heliopsis helianthoides 'Sunburst'* yellow flowers; variegated leaf 30" early July
Helleborus x hybridus 'Rio Carnival'* light yekkow with heavy burgundy speckling 20" May
Helleborus x hybridus 'Rome in Red'* deep maroon/wine red 20" May
Hemerocallis 'Abnakis'* rose red self 30" mid-July
Hemerocallis 'Black Eye'* lavender pink with wine purple eye 30" mid-July
Hemerocallis 'Blackbird Sings'* ruffled grape violet 34" mid-July
Hemerocallis 'Bright Sunset'* coppery orange; gold midribs & throat 36" early July
Hemerocallis 'Bull Durham'* orange with coral eye; EM 20" early July
Hemerocallis 'Chicago Rosy'* large raspberry red 25" early July
Hemerocallis 'Elegant Candy'* medium pink with red eye; EM 25" early July
Hemerocallis 'Hosanna'* apricot peach blend; L 26" August
Hemerocallis 'Houdini'* rose violet blend with cream eye; ML 24" late July
Hemerocallis 'Illini Pacesetter'* deep red self; M 36" mid-July
Hemerocallis 'Red Razzmatazz'* fire engine red 32" mid-July
Hemerocallis 'Share A Little' pink with soft watermark 33" late July
Hemerocallis 'Space Wars'* lavender pink w. purplish eye & edge 32" mid-July
Hemerocallis 'Sunny Provenance'* cadmium yellow self 36" mid-July
Hemerocallis 'Super Purple'* deep purple self 27" mid July
Hemerocallis 'Tiger Blood'* creamy yellow w. large burgundy eye 24" mid-July
Hemerocallis 'Tropic Sunset'* deep, coral rose blend:EM 24" July
Hemerocallis 'Twirl Girl'* ruffled, golden yellow blend 26" md-July
Hemerocallis 'Xon Valdez'* maroon/purple;ML 36" August
Hosta 'Ben Vernooij'* blue with wide yellow 20" August
Hosta 'Magic Island'* thick, blue margins/ wide cream center 20" August
Hosta 'Tootie Mae'* blue center / wide chartreuse edge 18" August
Hosta 'Volcano Island'* chartreuse with narrow green margins 15" August
Hydrangea arborescens 'Haas Halo'* white lace cap; native 3-5ft mid-July
Hydrangea arborescens 'Invinc Limetta'* lime white on strong stems 2-3ft mid-July
Hydrangea arborescens 'Invinc Mini Mauvette'* mauve pink on strong dwarf stems 2-3ft mid-July
Hydrangea arborescens 'Invincibelle Wee White'* rounded, dusty pink heads 2-3ft mid-July
Hydrangea paniculata 'Confetti'* white to pink pyramidal flowers; bushy 4ft mid-July
Hydrangea paniculata 'Firelight'* pure white to pink to pomegranate 5-6ft mid-July
Iberis sempervirens 'Whiteout'* white clusters over glossy leaves 10" May
Leucanthemum x superbum 'Switzerland'* arge white daisy; florific 30" late June
Ligularia dentata 'King Kong'* extra large near black leaves; gold daisies 3-4ft August
Lobelia speciosa 'Starship Deep Rose'* spikes of large pink flowers 22" August
Lobelia speciosa 'Starship Scarlet'* spikes of large red flowers 22" August
Nepeta X faassenii 'Kitten Around'* compact, round shape; lavender blue 12" mid-July
Paeonia lactiflora 'Dr. F.G. Brethour'* double white; fragrant; late 34" late June
Paeonia lactiflora 'Pink Hawaiian Coral'* semi-double coral pink 36" mid-June
Paeonia lactiflora 'Whopper'* layered pink with white; fragrant 30"
Panicum virgatum 'Cheyenne Sky'* blue green deepening to red 3ft grass
Papaver orientale 'Heartbeat'* deep maroon 30" late June
Papaver orientale 'Orange Glow'* clear orange 32" late June
Penstemon digitalis Midnight Masquerade'* lavender purple flowersdark leaf 36" late June
Phlox paniculata 'Lord Clayton'* cherry red with purplish foliage 4ft August
Physocarpus opulifolius 'Little Angel'* densely branched,dwarf Ninebark 2ft shrub
Rodgersia pinnata 'Chocolate Wings'* bronzed foliage; pink clusters 32" late June
Rodgersia x hybrida 'Bronze Peacock'* darkest foliage; dark pink clusters 40" late June
Rudbeckia maxima (Great Coneflower)* very tall, golden yellow daisy 6ft August
Rudbeckia speciosa 'Prairie Blaze'* shorter Black Eyed Susan 16" August
Salvia nemorosa 'Wesuwe'* dense violet blue spikes 18" mid-June
Sedum x hybrida 'Dark Magic'* dark foliage; deep rosy flowers 12" August
Sedum x hybrida 'Sunspar. Wildfire'* ruby leaves; pink flowers 6" August
Sedum x hybrida 'Sunspark. Blue Pearl'* smoky purple leaves; dark pink flowers 8" August
Sedum x hybrida 'SunsparkPlumDazzled'* dark purple leaves; cherry pink flowers 8" August
Sedum x hybrida 'Superstar'* smoky foliage; deep rosy flowers 10" August
Semperivium 'Black'* green centers with black red tips 6" mid-July
Semperivium 'Peggy'* changing purple to red 6" mid July
Sempervivum 'Ruby Heart'* rosettes of blue green w. red centers 6" mid-July
Stachys byzantina 'Silky Fleece'* small, fuzzy grey leaves; dwarf 4" foliage
Stachys officinalis 'Densiflorus'* compact, dense spikes of lavender pink 10" mid-June