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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Name

Size

Description

Culture

Price

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Haberlea rhodopensis

 (Gesneriaceae)

4” x 6”

Pretty pendent lavender flowers in spring over rosettes of shiny rich green leaves. Perfect for a shady rock crevice or north facing wall in humus-rich soil. Balkans.

P-N-W

Currently unavailable

 

Haplopappus prunelloides

(Asteraceae)

2” x 8”

Pretty golden daisies over mats of dense leathery foliage. Argentina, Chile.

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Currently unavailable

 

Helianthella quinquenervis

 (Asteraceae)

Alpine Sunflower

  3’ x 2’

An amazing American native with bright yellow sunflowers (4” across) on sparsely leafed willowy stems over low clumps of strap-like foliage that blush red in fall. w USA.                   

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Currently unavailable

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Helichrysum flanaganii

(Asteraceae)

5” x 15”

Low  mats of gray-green wooly foliage with golden yellow flowers in early summer. S. Africa

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Currently unavailable

 

Helichrysum trilineatum

1’ x 2’

Clusters of bright yellow disc flowers tumble from twiggy mounds of greyish-white, cobwebby, woolly rosettes in late summer. S. Africa.

S-X

Currently unavailable

 

Helleborus ‘Boughton Strain’

(Ranunculaceae)

12” x 12”

Deep red stems carry flowers that are green inside and red-purple on the reverse. Heavily veined grayish foliage have pink undersides.

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 Currently unavailable

 

Helleborus niger

Christmas Rose

8” x 12”

Sturdy clumps of leathery, evergreen leaves and enticing pure white blossoms, tinged pink as they mature, are a welcome sight as winter wanes. Alps.     

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 3 1/2” pot    $10.00

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Helleborus orientalis ‘Rote Hybrid’

(Ranunculaceae)

Lenten Rose

18” x 24”

A hybrid with robust evergreen clumps erupting into a bouquet of delightful translucent wine-burgundy  saucer-shaped flowers in late winter to early spring.         

P-N-W

2 1/2” pot     $8.00

3 1/2” pot     $10.00

 

    Helleborus x hybridus             ‘Red Lady’      

18” x 24”

A bushy, clump forming perennial noted for its shiny, leathery leaves and glorious burgundy-red cup-shaped flowers with yellow stamens born in late winter to early spring.

P-N

Currently unavailable

 

Helleborus x hybridus ‘White Spotted Lady’

18” x 24”

Elegant white cup-shaped blossoms warmed by a maroon freckled center are unveiled in early spring over clumps of dark green, think-leafed foliage. 

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Currently unavailable

 

Hemerocallis ‘Golden Sprouts’

(Liliaceae)

1-2’ tall

Compact early daylily with golden flowers, blooms a month before any of the common daylily hybrids do, in late spring/early summer, and stays about half the size.

S-P

Currently unavailable

 

Hemerocallis middendorffii

(Hemerocallidaceae)

 2’ x 18”

Clusters of fragrant, delightfully bright, marigold-orange flowers over low clumps of arching grassy green blades in early summer. Asia.

S-P-F

Currently unavailable

 

Hemerocallis multiflora

1-2’ tall

The latest-blooming daylily, this elegant plant sends up 4-5’ stems with dozens of starry yellow flowers in late summer and fall over a long period. Asia. 

S-P

Currently unavailable

 

Hemerocallus ‘Siloam David Kirchhoff’

 

16” x 1’

An award winning daylily with showy orchid-pink to lavender-violet flowers with a cerise eye and bright green throat that blooms in summer.

S-P

3 ” pot     $10.00

 

Hemerocallis thunbergii

2’ x 2’

Fragrant lemon-yellow trumpets bloom profusely from June through August. Japan.

S-P-F

Currently unavailable

Haberlea rhodopensis

Hepatica nobilis

(Ranunculaceae)

4” x 6”

Single violet flowers are one of the first to appear in early spring. Persistent basal leaves are lobed and rounded.

W-P-N

Currently unavailable

 

Heteropappus altaicus

(Asteraceae)

to 18”

Narrow, thread-like foliage and lavender-violet daisies comprised of many delicate petals. Asia

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Currently unavailable

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Heterotheca jonesii

 (Asteraceae)

Jones’ Goldenaster )

1” x 8”

Copious numbers of bright yellow daisies are produced in late summer over tight gray-green fuzzy mats. Excellent between paving stones in dry sunny places. UT, plains to montane. 

S-T-X

$7.00

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Heuchera abramsii

 (Saxifragaceae)

San Gabriel Alumroot

 4” x 3”

A choice dwarf from California with glistening white urns backed with rosy-violet.  

P-N

$6.00

 

Heuchera bracteata

4” x 8”

Tiny greenish-white flowers densely packed on airy spikes in summer over tidy clumps of ruffled foliage. CO,WY, on rocky ridges.  

P-C

Currently unavailable

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Heuchera cylindrica v. alpina

Alpine Alumroot

2” x 8”

A fine dwarf alpine with tidy mounds of dark green lobed leaves and upright spikes of chubby white flowers in spring. nw USA.

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Currently unavailable

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Heuchera hallii

8” x 6”

Pretty creamy-white flowers on delicate spikes over tufts of  scalloped foliage will illuminate your garden in summer. CO, forest scrub.

P-C

Currently unavailable

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Heuchera micrantha v. micrantha

 8” x 12”

Feathery plumes of tiny white to pink flowers over clumps of glossy, jagged-edged foliage. OR.

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Currently unavailable

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Heuchera pulchella

Sandia Coralbells

7” x 8”

A small species of dainty charm with delicate bright pink, chiming bell-like flowers over scalloped rosettes in early summer. NM. 

P-C

$6.00

 

Heuchera richardsonii Richardson’s Alumroot

1’ x 1’

Clumps of heart-shaped, shallow-lobed leaves and airy panicles of small, greenish, bell-shaped flowers. Midwest US.

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Currently unavailable

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Heuchera rubescens

10” x 8”

Flowers of pink with green tips are borne in summer on loose  panicles over dense tufts of dark green scalloped leaves. w USA. 

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 Currently unavailable

 

Heuchera sanguinea v. pulchra

12” x 8”

A superb crevice dweller with stunning flowers of fuchsia-  pink over rosettes of hairy foliage. sw USA.

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Currently unavailable

 

Hieracium villosum

(Asteraceae)

Silver Hawkweed

10” x 8”

Bright yellow dandelion-like flowers bloom throughout the summer over tufts of silver-gray leaves covered with soft, silky hairs. Europe.

 S-X

Currently unavailable

 

Horkelia hendersonii

(Rosaceae)

4” x 6”

Mats of grayish wedge-shaped leaflets with soft dense hairs and rose-pink star-shaped flowers. CA, OR, on dry granitic flats.

S-P

Currently unavailable

 

Hosta ‘Baby Bunting’

(Liliaceae)

6” x 12”

Dense compact clumps of thick, small, gray-green heart-shaped leaves and pale lavender, bell-shaped flowers on 18” stems. One of our best miniatures.

N-P-W

Currently unavailable

 

Hosta ‘Bill Dress Blue’

4” x 9”

A charming mini with ground hugging blue-green leaves and an abundance of soft lavender flowers. 

N-P-W

$8.00

 

Hosta ‘Blue Mouse Ears’ 

 4” x 6”

Soft lavender flowers over mounds of thick, rounded blue-green leaves with a powdery finish.

N-P-W

$8.00

 

Hosta ‘Cheatin Heart’

 

4” x 12”

This miniature is a standout with lemon  yellow, heart shaped leaves that have a slight wave and pretty lavender flowers in summer.

N-P-W

$8.00

 

Hosta ‘Green Eyes’

4” x 12”

An eye catching dwarf that forms a miniature mound of ruffled yellow leaves with a thin green margin and lavender flowers.

N-P-W

$8.00

 

Hosta ‘Mascarade’

4” x 3”

Neat little clumps of tiny elongated green leaves with white centers.

P-N

Currently unavailable

 

Hosta minima

 2” x 4”

A very petite hosta with dark green leaves and lavender flowers.

P-N

$8.00

 

Hosta venusta

4” x 8”

A dear little plant small enough for the rock garden with pale lavender flowers in summer. Korea, Japan

N-P

Currently unavailable

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Houstonia caerulea

  (Rubiaceae)

Azure Bluet/Quaker Ladies

2” x 5”

Tiny, glossy spoon-shaped leaves form flat mats covered with adorable baby-blue, yellow-eyed stars in spring. e N.America.

 S-P

$6.00

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Hymenoxys acaulis

(Asteraceae)

2" x 6"

Bright yellow daisies are held just above mats of silky-gray foliage in late spring to summer. Alpine form, Choice! c Canada south to NV, CO and TX, on dry rocky slopes and mesas.

 S-T-C

Currently unavailable

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Hymenoxys grandiflora

Old Man of the Mountain

 6” x 4”

Huge cheery yellow sunflowers  always face the sun and shine for weeks in early summer. w USA

S-C

Currently unavailable

 

Hymenoxys richardsonii

Colorado Rubberweed

8” x 6”

Highly dissected basal leaves and bright yellow daisies. Rocky Mts.       

S-P-C

$6.00

 

Hypericum cerastoides (Hypericaceae)

to 10”

Tufts of hairy, gray-green leaves and bright yellow flowers in summer. Europe, w Asia, grassland and thickets.

S-P

Currently unavailable

 

Hypericum olympicum v. minus

4” x 10”

Finely-textured olive-green leaves and starry golden yellow flowers produced freely in late spring. Its trailing habit makes it well suited for the rock garden. Balkans.

S-P

Currently unavailable

 

Hypericum olympicum  ‘Moon Glow’

 (Hypericaceae)

St. John’s Wort

6” x 12”

A fine alpine with pretty soft-yellow flowers on erect stems, covering neat ground hugging mounds in summer.  

S-X

Currently unavailable

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Hypericum olympicum v. uniflorum ‘Citrinum’

8” x 12”

A neat shrublet unfolding a luminous display of bright lemon yellow saucers in summer.

S-P

Currently unavailable

 

Hypericum polyphyllum ‘Grandiflorum’  

8” x 12”

Clusters of large, golden yellow flowers in great profusion are held on upright stems above dense tufts of dark green foliage in mid-late summer.

S-P

Currently unavailable

 

Hypericum pseudopetiolatum v. yakusimense

1/2” x 8”

Mats of tiny dark green oval leaves covered with bright yellow stars. Yakusima, Japan 

S-P

Currently unavailable

 

Hypericum sp.

St. John’s Wort

6” x 12”

A fine alpine with pretty yellow flowers on erect stems, covering neat ground hugging mounds in summer.  

S-X

Currently unavailable

 

Hypericum uniflorum v. citrinum

St. John’s Wort

 6” x 12”

A fine alpine with pretty lemon-yellow flowers on erect stems, covering neat ground hugging mounds in summer.

S-X

Currently unavailable

 

Hyssopus angustifolius

 (Lamianceae)

Alpine Hyssop

12” x 12”

Narrow, aromatic foliage and spikes of purple-blue flowers in summer.

S-P

Currently unavailable

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