Laporte Avenue Nusery

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

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Name

Size

Description

Culture

Price

 

Khadia alticola

(Aizoaceae)

2” x 4”

Low succulent clumps of densely arranged pointy leaves and unique large soft pink flowers. S. Africa.

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Currently unavailable

 

Kirengeshoma palmata

(Hydrangeaceae)

Yellow Wax-Bells

to 3’

Pendulous fleshy yellow bells are borne in late summer on arching stems over light green maple-like foliage. Japan, Korea

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Currently unavailable

 

Kniphofia caulescens

 (Asphodelaceae)

Blue-leaf Red Hot Poker

2-3’ x 1’

Glaucous blue strap-like foliage makes a grand structural statement in the garden with spikes of rich terracotta orange and soft yellow flowers in late summer. One of the hardiest torch lilies. S. Africa.     

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Currently unavailable

t Kniphofia hirsuta

Kniphofia hirsuta

 

to1’ x 1’

A petite red hot poker with free-blooming multiple flower spikes of coral-red to pale yellow-green produced in early summer over mounds of rough narrow blue-green leaves. One of the best and quite hardy for us. S. Africa

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Currently unavailable

t Kniphofia stricta 2008 297

Kniphofia strictus

to 15”

A striking species with rich tangerine buds opening to yellow pendulous flowers over clumps of erect leaves with rolled margins. S. Africa.

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Currently unavailable

 

    Koeleria cristata     ‘Little One’

(Poaceae) 

Prairie Junegrass

 to 8”

Clumps of fine skinny leaves and long fuzzy spikes of pale silvery-green flowers in May – July. Pawnee Buttes.        

S-C-X

Currently unavailable

 

Koeleria glauca ‘Coolio’

 Blue Hair Grass

 8” x 8”

Neat mounds of attractive blue foliage and wheat-like plumes in late spring to early summer. Europe, Asia.

S-X

Currently unavailable

 

Koeleria macrantha

   12-18”   x 12”

This Prairie June Grass produces lustrous light green seedheads that turn silver-green when mature over basal tufts of bright green tapered leaves that are tinged gray-green. USA, Europe, Asia.     

S-X

Currently unavailable

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