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

 

Iberis saxatilis

(Brassicaceae)

2” x 8”

Compact tangled mats of leathery dark-green leaves are smothered in spring with sweetly fragrant pristine white flowers. Mediterranean

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Currently unavailable

 

Iberis sempervirens ‘Snow Cushion’

(Brassicaceae)

Compact Candytuft

6” x 12”

Glossy, evergreen, compact cushions are smothered in late spring with clusters of snow white blossoms.

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Currently unavailable

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Iberis sempervirens ‘Nana’

Candytuft

2” x 10”

A nice compact evergreen ground cover with abundant clusters of white flowers in early summer. s Europe,  n Africa, w Asia

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Currently unavailable

 

Iberis sp.

3” x 6”

Beautiful white and lavender flowers over dark green foliage. s Europe, Pyrenees.

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Iberis taurica

4” x 6”

Clusters of white & lilac flowers in spring over compact mounds of dark green hairy foliage.

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Currently unavailable

 

Iliamna rivularis

(Malvaceae)

Mountain/Wild Hollyhock

to 3’

Rather large for the rock garden, but a nice shrubby perennial, bearing fragrant rose-pink flowers in early summer on tall spikes covered in maple-shaped leaves. Meadows. nw N. America.

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Currently unavailable

 

Incarvillea arguta (Bignoniaceae) Himalayan Gloxinia

3’ x 3’

A dainty looking species with luxurious soft pink, fragrant trumpets on elegant arching stems adorning delicate finely cut foliage in summer. Himalayas. 

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                     Currently         unavailable   

 

Incarvillea olgae

 Hardy Gloxinia

to 3’ x 12”

A very pretty species with tall stems that carry exquisite rose-pink tubular flowers in early summer. c. Asia.

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Currently unavailable

 

             Incarvillea                           sinensis                      v. przewalskii

10” x 8”

Wands of creamy white tubular flowers over tufts of delicate lacy foliage. China.

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Currently unavailable

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Incarvillea zhongdianensis

 

 Hardy Gloxinia

 8” x 12”

Clusters of spectacular crimson-magenta trumpet-shaped flowers with yellow throats. Asia. 

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Currently unavailable

 

Inula ensifolia (Asteraceae)       Swordleaf Inula

8” x 18”

Loads of beautiful bright yellow daisies with a gold eye over mounds of narrow, willow-like leaves. Europe, Asia.

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$6.00

 

Iris (Dwarf Bearded)

6-8”

please specify color:                   ‘Soft Blue’                            ‘Soft Yellow’                              

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Currently unavailable

 

Iris (Dwarf Bearded)

‘Honorabile’

to 1’

This vigorous French heirloom has numerous buds that reveal long blooming cadmium yellow standards with mahogany , rust-red falls.

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Currently unavailable

 

Iris aphylla

(Iridicaceae)

6” x 6”

A low growing bearded iris that blooms in spring with pale violet to deep purple flowers that have blue-white beard hairs tipped yellow. Europe

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Currently unavailable

 

Iris hartwegii v. hartwegii

 (Iridaceae)

Sierra Iris

8” x 6”

Attractive clumps of shiny green leaves and slender butter-yellow (rarely purple) flowers. CA.

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Currently unavailable

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               Iris hookeri           (syn. setosa ssp. canadensis ‘Nana’)

(Iridaceae)

Beach-head Iris

 8” x 12”

Compact, good-looking healthy green foliage frames large porcelain-blue flowers in late spring and early summer. One of North America’s most beautiful native irises, short and sweet.        

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 $6.00

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Iris lactea

Mongolian Iris

20” x 10”

Clumps of narrow gray-green leaves sheltering elegant soft blue and white flowers lasting several weeks in late spring. e Asia.    

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Currently unavailable

 

Iris pumila ‘Makin Eyes’

 1’ x 1’

A stunning dwarf bearded iris with white petals stroked with blue-purple

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Currently unavailable

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Iris missouriensis

Blue Flag

12” x 12”

This stately early spring bloomer carries flowers of soft blue-violet, the falls prominently veined blue, over mounds of  elegant slender swords. USA, in moist meadows and stream banks, but strives in our rock garden with minimal water .  

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Currently unavailable

 

Iris odaesanensis

Mt. Odae Iris

6” x 2’

A rare shade-loving dwarf iris from Asia with fresh green foliage and sweet white flowers flecked with yellow. Has been trialed in several Colorado gardens over the years and is hardy. We have built up enough stock to offer it this year. Korea.      

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 $6.00

 

 

Iris ‘Ovashion’  

to 2’ x 1’

A tall bearded iris that has truly PINK blossoms. So pretty!

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3 ” pot     $7.00

 

Iris pseudacorus

to 3’

Long stiff sword-shaped leaves and delicate yellow blooms from June to August. A moisture loving robust iris. Europe

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Currently unavailable

 

Iris pumila

4” x 6”

This petite bearded iris has clumps of short, sea-green swords that put forth stocks of spectacular flowers in a wide range of colors from yellow to purple in early summer. e Europe. 

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$6.00

 

             Iris pumila                ‘Little Dream’

6” x 12”

An enchanting low growing dwarf bearded iris with soft lavender blooms.

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Currently unavailable

 

Iris pumila ‘Denim Blue’

 12” x 8”

A sweet little dwarf bearded iris with linear foliage and soft blue flowers in spring.

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Currently unavailable

 

Iris pumila ‘Sparky’

 6” x 9”

Rich violet petals and a frosty violet beard.    

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Currently unavailable

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Iris ruthenica

 6” x 6”

Tufts of grass-like leaves and lovely fragrant violet and white flowers in early summer. E. Europe, Asia.

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3 1/2”pot    $8.00

 

Iris sanguinea ‘Alba’

 1’ x 1’

Beautiful pure white flowers, 2-3 per stem, over small clumps of long narrow foliage. Japan, Korea. 

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Currently unavailable

 

Iris taurica

4” x 6”

Very similar to  I. pumila. An enchanting low growing dwarf bearded iris with adorable waxy yellow or purple blossoms. Caucasus.    

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$7.00

 

Iris tenax

Tough-leafed Iris

6-12” tall

A dainty wild species with tight clumps of slender leaves and showy lavender-blue to orchid flowers in spring. nw USA.

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$7.00

 

Iris tenax v. tenax

4-10” x 6”

Lilac flowers with a white blotch over mounds of slender leaf blades. nw USA, on subalpine slopes.   

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Currently unavailable

 

Iris versicolor      Northern Blue Flag

to 2’

Bluish purple flags with bold purplish veining rise above clumps of narrow, arching blue-green leaves in late spring.

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3 ” pot     $8.00

 

Iris versicolor ‘Kermesina’

2’ x 1’

Attractive wine-magenta flowers, the falls veined white, are produced in June over arching narrow strap-like foliage

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Currently unavailable

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