Laporte Avenue Nusery

Over 350 Species of choice and unusual plants for rock and alpine gardens.

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Conifers

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Name

Size

Description

Culture

Price

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Daphne arbuscula

 (Thymelaeceae)

 8” x 12”

One of the best small daphnes, producing a tidy mound of very pretty dark glossy-green leaves and terminal clusters of fragrant rose-pink  flowers in summer. Carpathians.                                                         

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Daphne x burkwoodii ‘Carol Mackie’

(Thymelaeaceae)

3-5’ x 3-5’

A beautiful small semi-evergreen shrub with attractive narrow gray-green foliage edged with golden-yellow margins and deep pink buds that open to reveal clusters of very fragrant tubular pink-white flowers in late spring-early summer.

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Daphne cneorum ‘Puszta’

(Thymelaeaceae)

1’ x 18”

A fine selection from Hungary with prolific, artfully displayed, deep pink flowers with an enchanting fragrance over mounds of dark evergreen foliage in spring.

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Daphne x hendersonii ‘Aymon Correvon’

 

6” x 10”

Fragrant shell-pink ruffled blooms flush in late spring and intermittently throughout the summer over upright mounds of dark glossy evergreen foliage. n Italy. 

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Daphne x hendersonii ‘Ernst Hauser’

6” x 10”

Fragrant soft pink ruffled blooms flush in late spring and intermittently throughout the summer over upright mounds of dark glossy evergreen foliage. n Italy.

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Daphne jasminea

 6” x 12”

An exquisite dwarf evergreen shrub with freely produced whitish-pink delightfully fragrant flowers produced all season. Greece.

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Daphne ‘Lawrence Crocker’

1’ x 1’

D. arbuscula x D. collina  Fragrant deep pink flowers bloom from late spring-summer over a dense slow growing shrubby mound of dark evergreen, thickly textured foliage. One of the least fussy daphnes.             

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Daphne retusa

18” x 18”

A dramatic dwarf shrub with leathery, dark evergreen, shiny leaves and fragrant whitish to rosy purple flowers in late spring. Red berries. China.  

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Degenia velebiti

     v. velebitica       

(Brassicaeae)

 3” x 5”

Bright yellow four-petalled flowers in early summer over silver-gray hairy rosettes covered in soft, star-shaped hairs. Croatia.            

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Delosperma ashtonii

(Aizoaceae)

4" x 12"

Impressive purple-pink flowers are borne off and on throughout the season on mats of succulent lance-shaped leaves. S. Africa.

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Delosperma basuticum

1” x 8”

One of the hardiest species from the Drakensberg Mountains with glimmering golden yellow flowers with a white eye. S. Africa.

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$6.00

 

Delosperma

‘Beaufort West’

1” x 6”

A charming succulent topped in late spring to summer with glistening tiny pink daisies. A real cutie. S. Africa.                  

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$5.00

 

Delosperma sp ‘Hogan’

1" x  8"

Dwarf, tiny bronzy-red succulent foliage year round complimented by small white flowers in summer. One of the cutest for the rock garden or trough. S. Africa

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Delosperma alpinum

(Mesembryanthemaceae)

1” x 8”

Bronzy-red succulent foliage year round adorned with pearl-white flowers in summer. One of the cutest for the rock garden or trough. S. Africa.

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$6.00

 

Delosperma

‘Beaufort West’

1” x 6”

A charming succulent topped in late spring to summer with glistening tiny pink daisies. A real cutie. S. Africa.

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$6.00

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Delosperma dyeri

1" x 8"

Compact mat of dark green foliage and peachy-orange flowers all summer. S. Africa.  

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Delosperma

‘Fire Spinner’

2” x 2’

Vibrant tricolored flowers in bright neon colors of orange, fuchsia pink and purple. A great succulent groundcover for hot, dry areas. S. Africa.  

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Delosperma harazianum

1” x 3”

A lovely dwarf from Yemen with gray-green succulent foliage and pretty pink flowers.

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Delosperma `Kelaidis'

Mesa Verde Ice Plant

 2" x 8"

Tiny green succulent leaves form dense mats topped with irridescent salmon-pink flowers from spring to fall. A sport from DBG.

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Delosperma karooicum

2” x 6”

Pretty pale pink flowers fade to white over tight, well behaved mats of succulent green foliage. Ouberg, East Cape, S. Africa

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Delosperma basuticum  ‘White Nugget’

1” x 4”

Stunning white, yellow-eyed flowers smother tight mounds of green foliage in spring. A choice alpine miniature from the Drakensberg  Mts.

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$6.00

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Delphinium

grandiflorum

‘Blauer Zwerg’

(Ranunculaceae)

12” x 6”

Racemes of large gentian-blue flowers rise just above compact tufts of delicate foliage in late summer.

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Dianthus alpinus

(Caryophyllaceae)

Alpine Pink

2” x 6”

This sweet little alpine makes bright green cushions with large rounded flowers in many shades of cherry-red pink or white with darker patches, in summer. Austria, e Alps.                   

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Dianthus arpadianus

 2” x 6”

Tight cushions of tiny, needle-like leaves and pretty pink flowers in spring. se Europe, w Asia .

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Dianthus arvernensis ‘White Form’

(Caryophyllaceae)

2” x 6”

One of our prettiest dwarf pinks, with tight cushions of blue-green foliage that are covered in pure white flowers in late spring and early summer. France.                         

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$6.00

 

Dianthus brevicaulis

Mt. Taurus Pink

 2” x 6”

Pretty, deep rose-pink flowers in early summer cover mounds of dark green foliage. Turkey.      

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Dianthus callizonus

 to 5” x 8”

Pretty large carmine pink flowers with white center markings over small cushions of gray-green leaves Carpathians. 

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Dianthus carthusianorum

1’ x 1’

Vivid bright magenta-pink fringed petals unfold from reddish-brown calyxes in late summer on top wiry stems over narrow grassy-green foliage. Europe, in alpine meadows.

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Dianthus freynii

Cushion Pink

4” x 6”

A dwarf cushion with stiff gray-green leaves and delightful solitary pink flowers in late spring. Balkans.

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$6.00

 

Dianthus haematocalyx    v. ventricosus

 2” x 6”

Rose-red flowers are held above compact tufts of attractive blue-green foliage. Balkans.

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$6.00

 

Dianthus hungaricus  

4” x 4”

Pretty white fringed blossoms over tight mounds of green foliage.

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$6.00

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Dianthus microlepis v. degenii

1” x 3”

Very tight cushions of silvery-green tiny linear leaves with pretty rose-pink flowers in summer. Splendid! Bulgaria.

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Dianthus ‘Mini Mound’

4” x 6”

Small tight domes of gray-green foliage adorned with lots of bright pink blooms.  

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Dianthus monspessulanus

10”x 8”

Lovely light pink scented flowers that are deeply fringed on slender stalks over a mound of gray-green foliage. Europe.

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Dianthus myrtinervius   v. caespitosus

2” x 6”

Very condensed  cushions of blue-green leaves are hidden beneath a dome of rosy-pink flowers. A new introduction from a recent MESE expedition to Northern Greece.  

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Dianthus nardiformis

 8” x 12”

Soft pink flowers are carried throughout the summer over neat mounds of airy foliage. Partners well with low grasses. Bulgaria. 

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Dianthus neglectus

4” x 6”

Ample pink flowers with a buff reverse over compact mounds of tight, grassy foliage. sw Alps.

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Dianthus nitidus

 4” x 6”

Abundant fragrant bright rose-pink flowers from black buds over tight clumps of blue-green foliage. e Europe. 

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Dianthus nivalis

7”x 7”

Attractive silvery-green cushions flushed with large, fragrant orchid-pink blooms in early summer.         e Europe.

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    Dianthus         ‘Nyewood Cream’

4” x 12”

Heavenly perfumed blooms of cream slowly age to a soft powder pink. I fell in love with this one. It’s a must have.                   

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$6.00

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Dianthus pavonius

4” x 6”

Tight cushions of lustrous grassy foliage smothered beneath a dome of large warm-pink petals backed in buff. One of the best! sw Alps.  

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Dianthus petraeus v. noeanus

Jasmine Pink

 6” x 9”

Very fragrant frilly white blooms adorn prickly buns of stiff green needle-like leaves in summer. Bulgaria.    

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Dianthus sp.

 3” x 6”

Hot pink flowers on 12” stems over very grassy cushions. Likes meadows or greenroofs and will take it hot and dry. Morocco, from the 2006 RMC-NARGS/DBG Morocco trip. 

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Dianthus squarrosus

1” x 6”

Feathery, white blossoms create quite a stir in summer on mats  of narrow, sharply pointed, gray-green foliage. c Russia  

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Dianthus subacaulis

2” x 8”

Delicate, fragrant pink flowers on very tight compact cushion. sw Europe, n Africa.

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Dianthus subacaulis

v. brachyanthus

3” x 6”

Lovely tight cushions of narrow foliage and large soft pink flowers in summer. Pyrenees.

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Dianthus aff. sylvestris

 Sylvan Pink/Woodland Pink

to 8” x 8”

Fragrant, arching rose-pink flowers on wiry stems over dense grassy tufts of sea-green leaves. Europe.

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Dicentra peregrina

(Papaveraceae)

4” x 6”

A sweet alpine gem from Japan with pretty pink ‘bleeding heart’ flowers over low tuffets of highly dissected dusty turquoise foliage. A choice rarity that can be challenging. Good drainage is critical! 

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Dictamnus albus ‘Purpureus’

(Rutaceae)

Gas Plant

 2’ x 1’

Summer spikes of elegant pale pink flowers heavily veined with deep purplish-pink over clumps of aromatic pinnate leaves. Rarely offered. sw Europe, Asia. 

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Dierama pulcherrimum

(Iridaceae)

Angel’s Fishing Rod

3’ x 3’

Wands of magenta-pink, bell-shaped flowers dangle gracefully on arching stems over grassy foliage. S. Africa

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Digitalis x hybrida (Scrophulariaceae)

2-3’ x 1’

A hybrid between either pale yellow D. lutea or tawny D. lanata, with the short orange D. obscura. It is quite tall and has peach colored flowers that bloom for well over a month in the summer. Not sure what its children will look like.

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Digitalis lutea

 (Scrophulariaceae)

Straw Foxglove

to 18” x 1’

Most perennial of the foxgloves, great in full sun or dry shade, long-blooming spikes of pale yellow flowers, rich green foliage, deer proof.  

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Digitalis obscura

(Scrophulariaceae)

 to 2’ x 18”

A charming vertical display of pleated  willow-shaped leaves foliage topped with enchanting flowers of reddish brown. Spain.

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Digitalis purpurea  ssp. heywoodii

 18” x 9”

A pretty variant with shell-pink flowers with a maroon speckled throat over mounds of silvery felted foliage. Portugal.

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Dodecatheon meadia

(Primulaceae)

15” x 6”

Satiny green leaves in a wide basal rosette bear umbels of deep rosy-purple shooting stars in late spring. sc USA.

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Dodecatheon pulchellum 

Western Shooting Star

12” x 6”

Striking clusters of cyclamen-like vivid bright pink flowers in spring. Keep cool and moist in spring and dry in summer when dormant. N. America, plains to alpine.      

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Draba alpina v. glacialis

Alpine Rockcress Draba

(Brassicaceae)

3” x 6”

Sunny yellow flowers open slightly later than many other species, lengthening the cheerful draba season. Norway, Russia.

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$6.00

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Draba bruniifolia

3” x 12”

Slender-leafed rosettes build slowly to form tight low mats and bear masses of bright yellow blooms in spring. Caucasus to Turkey.

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Draba dedeana

Draba dedeana

Spanish Rockcress Draba

 

3” x 4”

Dense cushions of tightly stacked deep green rosettes adorned in spring with a crown of short-stemmed white jewels. Spain, in moist shady places.

P-T

 $6.00

 

Draba haynaldii

1” x 4”

Another choice draba with canary yellow flowers in spring. Carpathians.

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Draba hispanica

2” x 4”

Crowded rosettes of stiff green leaves fringed with bristly hairs and topped with bright yellow flowers in spring. Spain.

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Draba hoppeana

2” x 4”

Dense rosettes of linear, rigid leaves and bright yellow flowers on short stems in spring. Resembles D. hispanica. but not as hairy. Alps.

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Draba grayana

Gray’s Peak Draba

3” x 3”

Bright yellow clawed flowers decorate these tightly matted cushions. Endemic to n & c Colorado, alpine, rocky windswept habitats.

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Draba oligosperma

 Few-seeded Draba

2” x 7”

A nice miniature with diminutive curly rosettes forming tiny mats and bright yellow flowers in spring. Loves a sunny crevice. w N. America, on open slopes, montane to alpine.                                   

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Draba oreadum

1” x 3”

Cushions of dense hairy rosettes and pretty white flowers. Morocco.   

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Draba polytricha

Hairy Draba

2” x 6”

Stemless bright yellow flowers in spring on furry domes of silver-gray rosettes. Caucasus, in crevices. 

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Draba rigida v. bryoides

2” x 5”

Swarms of tiny yellow flowers in spring rise slightly above a bun of dark green densely packed minute leaves. Probably the best, long-lived draba. Turkey, Armenia.

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$7.00

 

Draba rosularis

1” x 3”

A lovely tufted species with hairy cushions of deep green leaves covered with silvery hairs and pretty mustard-yellow flowers in spring. Turkey.

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Draba sphaeroides

Ball Draba

1” x 3”

Spherical heads of lemon yellow flowers over knobby green mounds of pointy foliage edged with tiny hairs NV, se OR.

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Draba zapateri

 2” x 5”

Buns of tight deep green foliage and pure white flowers in late spring. Spain.

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Dracocephalum botryoides

 (Lamiaceae)

6” x 9”

Mounds of finely dissected furry, sage-green foliage with clusters of lavender-pink “Dragon-head” flowers. Caucasus.

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Dracocephalum discolor

1” x 8”

Loose mats of small dark green scalloped leaves and plum colored dragonhead flowers in summer.        

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Dracocephalum renati

5” x 10”

Slightly hairy foliage that has a silver cast and creamy-white flowers in summer. Deliciously aromatic. Morocco.

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Dracocephalum sp.

3” x 9”

Deep blue-purple blooms over robust mats of deep green foliage. Kazakhstan.            

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Dudleya cymosa

(Crassulaceae)

Canyon Liveforever

to 8”

A candelabra of thick textured yellow or red thimble-shaped flowers over rosettes of either glaucous silvery-gray dusted with white powder or smooth deep green. Attracts butterflies. CA.  

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Dudleya farinosa

Bluff Lettuce

6” x 6”

Waxy rosettes of blue-gray spade-shaped leaves with 1’ tall red tinted stems topped with pale to bright yellow flowers. Quite showy! CA, OR.        

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Dugaldia hoopesii

(Asteracea)

Yellow-Orange Sneezeweed

to 3’ x 2’

Jauntily droopy, yellow-orange coneflowers on stout plants. Rocky Mts. in alpine meadows.

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Dryas drummondii

 (Rosaceae)

Mountain Avens

 3” x 18”

Spreading mats of scalloped felt-backed leaves bear nodding yellow flowers in late spring. Spent blooms turn upright to reveal  interesting silver puffs of seed. w N. America, subalpine-alpine.

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Dryas octopetala

1” x 12”

Mats of dark green scalloped oval leaves with a white hairy reverse and creamy white solitary flowers centered with a tuft of golden stamens followed by attractive long-plumed seedheads. Circumpolar, on dry tundra.

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