Laporte Avenue Nusery
Over 350 Species of choice and unusual plants for rock and alpine gardens.
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T V W Y Z
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3” x 6”
Soft pink-lavender, yellow-eyed alpine daisy over tufts of grass-green foliage S.Africa
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.
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.
Festuca ovina v. glauca ‘Sea Urchin’
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.
Festuca ovina ‘Minor‘
2“ x 4”
A nice dwarf clump forming fescue with fine needle-like dark green leaves.
6” x 10’’
An attractive alpine grass forming compact mounds of prickly vivid evergreen leaves and panicles of violet flowers. Pyrenees.
Frasera speciosa (Gentianaceae)
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.