ASSORTED PERENNIALS (F-G)

All Photos are courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

FERNS

Ferns are valuable shade plants. With their open texture and graceful appearance, ferns make a wonderful counterpoint to flowering perennials. They perform best in moist, well-drained soil, high in organic matter.

Ghost
24-36" A sterile hybrid cross between Japanese Painted Fern (A. niponicum'Pictum) and Southern Lady Fern (A. filix-femina) with stunning silvery fronds that grow broad and tall. Rigid upright clump form is bound to leave you with a haunting impression.

Godzilla
3' This giant painted fern forms a massive, arching clump of silvery fronds and dark purple stems.

Niponicum 'Pictum'
Commonly known as Japanese painted fern. With cool, grey-green, almost silvery, foliage and reddish-purple stalks and typically grows to 18" tall.

Lady In Red
30-36" Dark green, upright fronds with deep burgundy stems (color develops in 3 years time).


GAILLARDIA

(Blanket Flower)

Zones 3-10.  Full sun.  These daisy-like flowers bloom from summer to frost and are heat tolerant.

Arizona Apricot
Compact growth. 3" blooms with yellow tips and dark orange center with bright green foliage.  12" Long lasting blooms.

Arizona Red
Masses of large, long-lasting crimson blooms.  Good container & garden plant. 12"

Arizona Sun
Zone 2-10.  Award winner with 4" mahogany-red blooms tipped in yellow that continually attract butterflies.  Full sun; summer bloomer.  12"x12".

Fanfare Blaze
Trumpeted petals in burnt orange & center.  Zones 5-10.  12-16".

Sun Devil
Showy fluted red flowers with yellow tims are supported on strong stems.  Nice compact, tight habit.  8-14"x 12".  Zones 3-9.


GALIUM

(Sweet Woodruff) 

Zones 4-8

An excellent ground cover for partially shaded, moist, slightly acidic areas.  Tiny white flowers.  Galium is very attractive beneath shrubs or in a naturalized area.


GAZANIA

Gold
Zones 4-9.  Glossy mounds of deep green leaves and shiny yellow blooms, some with brown inner rings. Tolerates shade well.  Good for rock gardens. 3-4"x10".


GENTIAN

Blue Cross
Zones 3-7.  10".  Intense blue-violet flowers on a compact, durable, drought resistant plants.  Clusters of blooms open at the nodes of spoon-shaped leaves at angles to form a 'cross'.

True Blue
24-30".  A true-blue large 2", tubular flower which open at the nodes all up and down the stems. Forms an attractive clump.


GEUM

(Avens, Grecian Rose) 

Zones 5-7

Blazing Sunset
Zones 5-7.  Fully double scarlet flowers that begin in late spring.
Borders and bouquets.  24".

Prairie Smoke
Native plant with cupped blooms and feathery pink seed heads on fern-like leaves.  Zones 3-7.  8-12".

Totally Tangerine
Zones 4-7. Incredible performer with robust flowering habit. 30" plants with strong stems and bright apricot flowers mound and remain attractive all season.


GYPSOPHILA

(Baby's Breath) 

Zones 3-9.  Full sun.

Festival Star
Compact. Dense sprays of pure white flowers.  Long lasting. 12-18"

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February 23, 2018