Laporte Avenue Nusery

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

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Conifers

Catalog 2017

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Photo

Name

Size

Description

Culture

Price

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Felicia caespitosa

(Asteraceae)

Pink Marguerite

3” x 6”

Soft pink-lavender, yellow-eyed alpine daisy over tufts of grass-green foliage S.Africa

S-P

Currently unavailable

 

Festuca brachyphylla

  (Poaceae)

Alpine Fescue

4” x 6”

Panicles of dark brown-violet flowers in late summer over tufts of narrow fern-green leaves that are often tinged with a reddish pigment. w US, Canada.              

S-P-X

Currently unavailable

 

Festuca mairei

Atlas Fescue

to 3’ x 3’

Clump forming with fountains of soft gray-green foliage graced in June with slender soft plumes. Unusually long-lived for a fescue and xeric once it’s established. Atlas Mountains, Morocco.      

S-P-X

Currently unavailable

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Festuca ovina v. glauca  ‘Sea Urchin’

Blue Fescue

8” x 12”

Rigid compact clumps of finely textured, icy blue leaves makes a striking accent in any garden. Most rock gardens need a few small grasses and sedges in them to give them textual diversity.  

S-X

   Qt-$8.00

 

Festuca ovina ‘Minor‘

2“ x 4”

A nice dwarf clump forming fescue with fine needle-like dark green leaves.

 S-T-X

Currently unavailable

 

Festuca scoparia

Bearskin Fescue

6” x 10’’

An attractive alpine grass forming   compact mounds of prickly vivid evergreen leaves and panicles of violet flowers. Pyrenees. 

S-P-X

Currently unavailable

 

Frasera speciosa (Gentianaceae)

Monument Plant

to 6’tall

Massive displays of open, star-like, white & green flowers with brown spots, erupt on tall spikes from mounds of  long narrow light green basal rosettes. A gentle giant! Rocky Mts.

S-C

Currently unavailable

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