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A Garden Answer – Specialty Perennial Collection

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We sent a sampling of some of our favorite rare and unusual perennials to Laura of Garden Answer. She was nice enough to do a fun unboxing video for us and we wanted to make it available to you as well. All of these plants will enjoy partial shade and are hardy to USDA Zone 6. Enjoy!

Bletilla 'Yokohama' - Ground Orchid (4.5" Pot)

Bletilla striata 'Soryu' is a lovely, hardy ground orchid native to East Asia. Loose clusters of pale pink flowers with golden blotch bloom on wiry stems. Broadly ribbed, iris-like leaves. Hardy and easy to grow. Leaves turn yellow in the fall before they die back for the winter. Grows almost anywhere but prefers a rich, well-drained soil with adequate moisture. Water during growing season. This is not a plant for the dry shady garden.

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Bletilla striata 'Alba' - Hardy Orchid (4.5" Pot)

Bletilla striata 'Alba' is a miniature, hardy ground orchid native to East Asia. The lovely clusters of delicate flowers deserve a special place in the garden! It produces 1" solid white flowers in clusters of 5-10. Displays broadly ribbed, iris-like leaves. Grows almost anywhere but prefers a rich, well-drained soil with adequate moisture. Water during growing season. This is not a plant for the dry shady garden.

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Beesia deltophylla - False Bugbane (4.5" Pot)

Beesia deltophylla, or False Bugbane, features patterned, embossed, heart-shaped leaves of green to gunmetal-blue. These form the perfect backdrop for the tall, delicate stems of small, widely-spaced, star-shaped white flowers. Bugbane is evergreen, for year round interest! Easily grown in moist, humus-rich, well-drained soil. Water well until established, when it will tolerate dry shade. Cut spent flower stems in late summer and prune back old foliage in late winter. Excellent in a woodland garden or as a shady area groundcover.

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Saxifraga stolonifera 'Hsitou Silver' (4.5" Pot)

Spreading, evergreen perennial displaying large, round, gray-green foliage marked by prominent silver veins and maroon undersides. Airy clusters of white flowers bloom on tall, slender stems. Prefers moist, rich, well-drained soil with regular water. Plant in woodland gardens, shady borders and containers. Can be mass planted as colorful groundcover.

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Tricyrtis formosana 'Gilt Edge' - Toad Lily (4.5" Pot)

Displays dark pink and white, orchid-like flowers, heavily spotted and streaked with purple. The leaves are variegated with creamy yellow edges. If you need a fall blooming plant for the shade garden, Tricyrtis is a great choice. It prefers a moist but well-drained garden soil. Toad Lilies are generally late to emerge in spring.

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Tricyrtis hirta 'Taiwan Adbane' - Toad Lily (4.5" Pot)

Displays exotic, pale lavender flowers with darker spotting on arching stems. Compact, mounding perennial with dark green, spotted foliage. If you need a fall blooming plant for the shade garden. Tricyrtis is a great choice. It prefers a moist but well-drained garden soil. Toad Lilies are generally late to emerge in spring.

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Description

We sent a sampling of some of our favorite rare and unusual perennials to Laura of Garden Answer. She was nice enough to do a fun unboxing video for us and we wanted to make it available to you as well. All of these plants will enjoy partial shade and are hardy to USDA Zone 6. Enjoy!

Additional information

Recommended Light Conditions

Partial Shade

Location

Exterior

Bletilla 'Yokohama' - Ground Orchid (4.5" Pot)

Weight 2 lbs
Bloom Colors

Pink, White

Colors (Foliage)

Green/Lime

Growth Habit

Upright

Recommended Light Conditions

Full Sun

Location

Exterior

USDA Zone

Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8

Approximate Mature Height

18"

Approximate Mature Width

18"

Bletilla striata 'Alba' - Hardy Orchid (4.5" Pot)

Weight 2 lbs
Bloom Colors

White

Colors (Foliage)

Green/Lime

Growth Habit

Upright

Recommended Light Conditions

Filtered/Partial Sun, Full Sun, Partial Shade

Location

Exterior

USDA Zone

Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9

Approximate Mature Height

2'

Approximate Mature Width

2'

Beesia deltophylla - False Bugbane (4.5" Pot)

Weight 2 lbs
Bloom Colors

White

Colors (Foliage)

Green/Lime

Growth Habit

Upright

Recommended Light Conditions

Shade

Location

Exterior

USDA Zone

Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8

Approximate Mature Height

2'

Approximate Mature Width

2'

Saxifraga stolonifera 'Hsitou Silver' (4.5" Pot)

Weight 2 lbs
Bloom Colors

White

Colors (Foliage)

Green/Lime, Grey/Silver, Red/Burgundy

Growth Habit

Ground Cover, Mat-forming, Trailing

Recommended Light Conditions

Filtered/Partial Sun, Partial Shade, Shade

Location

Exterior

USDA Zone

Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9

Approximate Mature Height

8"

Approximate Mature Width

2'

Tricyrtis formosana 'Gilt Edge' - Toad Lily (4.5" Pot)

Weight 2 lbs
Bloom Colors

Purple, White

Colors (Foliage)

Green/Lime, Variegated, Yellow/Gold

Growth Habit

Upright

Recommended Light Conditions

Filtered/Partial Sun, Partial Shade, Shade

Location

Exterior

USDA Zone

Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9

Approximate Mature Height

18"

Approximate Mature Width

2'

Tricyrtis hirta 'Taiwan Adbane' - Toad Lily (4.5" Pot)

Weight 2 lbs
Bloom Colors

Purple, White

Colors (Foliage)

Green/Lime

Growth Habit

Clumping, Upright

Recommended Light Conditions

Filtered/Partial Sun, Partial Shade, Shade

Location

Exterior

USDA Zone

Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8

Approximate Mature Height

3'

Approximate Mature Width

2'

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