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

t Lallemantia canescens

Lallemantia canescens

(Lamiaceae)

Dragon Head/Blue Snap

1’ x 1’

Spikes of attractive, bright blue-violet flowers over a long season atop clumps of blue-green foliage. Iran,

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Currently unavailable

 

Lamium veronicifolia (Lamiaceae)

4” x 8”

A very rare choice Lamium with beautiful white and pink flowers. Almost never available.

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$8.00

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Lathyrus eucosmus

(Fabaceae)

8” x 24”

Graceful arching racemes of reddish-magenta pea-shaped flowers. CO. 

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Currently unavailable

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Lavandula angustifolia ‘Nana’

(Lamiaceae)

Dwarf English Lavender

 10” x 16”

Spires of lavender-blue flowers waft a heady perfume held above dense mounds of aromatic blue-gray foliage. A terrific miniature landscape  plant, small enough for the rock garden.

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Currently unavailable

 

Lavatera thuringiaca

(Malvaceae)

Shrub Mallow

 to 4’ tall & wide

Hardier than Lavatera olbia. Pretty pink hollyhock-like flowers cover this bushy perennial summer to fall. Handsome maple-shaped foliage. Europe, Central Asia. Introduced to the American trade by Lauren Springer Ogden.             

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Leontopodium alpinum

(Asteraceae)

Edelweiss

6” x 8”

Summer blooms consists of small yellow flower heads surrounded by stars of grayish-white flannel covered bracts. Europe

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Currently unavailable

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Lesquerella alpina

(Brassicaceae)

Alpine Bladderpod

2” x 3”

Rosettes of narrow leaves covered with soft, silvery hairs and bright yellow flowers born in late May.

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t Lesquerella arizonica

Lesquerella arizonica

2” x 8”

Compact buns of gray-green foliage are smothered in spring with bright yellow flowers followed by bubble-like fruit. AZ.

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Lesquerella ovalifolia

Oval-leaf Bladderpod

7” x 6”

Upright stems with groups of bright yellow flowers over rosettes of gray-green oval foliage. c & sw USA.

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Leucanthemum atlanticum

(Asteraceae)

2” x 5”

A hardy plant from Denver Botanic Garden’s Mike Kintgen’s trip to Morocco, this tough little daisy sports pure white flowers over emerald green fine-textured foliage mats. One the best recent alpine introductions.

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$7.00

 

Leucanthemum atlanticum v. gelidum

(Asteraceae)

2” x 5”

A hardy plant from Denver Botanic Garden’s Mike Kintgen’s trip to Morocco, this tough little daisy sports pure white flowers over emerald green fine-textured foliage mats. One the best recent alpine introductions.

S-A

Currently unavailable

 

Leucanthemum atratum

3” x 12”

Large white, yellow-eyed daisies bloom sporadically all summer over carpets of deep-green leathery spoon-shaped leaves. Alps.      

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Currently unavailable

 

Leucanthemum weyrichii

8” x 18”

A handsome spreading mat of dissected foliage dressed in late summer with porcelain pink daisies. Japan, among seashore rocks

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$6.00

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Leucanthemum weyrichii ‘Alba’

 6” x 18”

A handsome spreading mat of leathery  rounded leaves dressed in late summer with large snow-white daisies. Japan, among seashore rocks.  

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$6.00

 

Lewisia columbiana v. rupicola

(Portulaceae)

4” x 5”

Airy sprays of pink flowers with darker veins are held above compact mounds of round fleshy evergreen rosettes. OR, WA

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Lewisia cotyledon

‘Heckneri Strain’

4” x 6”

Clumps of deep green fleshy leaves feature panicles of blooms that open in luminous shades of bright pink to apricot in spring.  

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Lewisia cotyledon ‘Praline’

6” x 8”

A semi-double strain in dazzling colors of apricot-yellow or bright fuchsia-pink and even an occasional white.

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Lewisia cotyledon ‘Rainbow’

(syn. Regenbogen)

 6” x 8”

Flowers in enchanting shades of bright pink to salmon and yellow flaunt themselves in spring over flat, succulent-looking rosettes.   

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$8.00

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Lewisia cotyledon ‘Sunset Strain’

6” x 8”

Large gold-pink to tangerine flowers opening from buds of delicious orange, blushed rose, in spring.

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Lewisia cotyledon ‘Yellow’

4-6”

Tidy rosettes of fleshy leaves and flowers in sunny shades of yellow to peachy-yellow in spring and summer. A favorite!            

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Currently unavailable

 

Lewisia x ‘Edithae’

 

 6” x 8”

Low mounds of rich green leathery foliage are adorned with blooms of bright salmon-pink from spring to summer. Sure pleasure!   

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$8.00

 

Lewisia longipetala

 4” x 6”

A charming little plant preferring to be dry, with white-soft pink flowers with interesting details over rosettes of fleshy linear leaves. The whole plant is fragrant. sw USA, CA.

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Currently unavailable

 

Lewisia longipetala

 ‘Little Mango’

4” x 6”

A new introduction with dark intense yellow-orange flowers. Reblooms in the fall. I can’t wait to see this one, they are all so unique!

P-T

 $8.00

 

Lewisia longipetala

‘Little Peach’

4” x 6”

A charming little plant preferring to be dry, with peachy-pink flowers with interesting details over rosettes of fleshy linear leaves.  sw USA, CA.  

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$8.00

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Lewisia ‘Little Plum’

L. colyledon x L. longipetala

4” x 6”

Tight rosettes of fleshy evergreen leaves smothered with large flowers of intense rose-purple flushed with apricot when they first open in early summer.            

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Currently unavailable

 

Lewisia nevadensis

2” x 3”

Pristine white blooms are nestled within tufts of slender fleshy leaves in early summer. Keep on the dry side after it goes dormant. w USA. w USA

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Currently unavailable

 

               Lewisia                           nevadensis                ‘Rose Form’

 

2” x 3”

A delightful rose-pink form of the above.

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Currently unavailable

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Lewisia rediviva

Bitterroot

2” x 3”

Huge iridescent rosy-pink or white waterlily-like flowers appear in spring after their quill-like foliage goes dormant. Keep dry in summer. w USA, in open rocky places, foothills to subalpine.                            

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Currently unavailable

 

Lewisia rediviva v. minor

2” x 3”

Sumptuous, pristine white blooms are nestled within tufts of slender fleshy leaves in early summer. Keep on the dry side after it goes dormant. UT.    

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Lewisia serrata

Saw-toothed Lewisia

3” x 5”

A rare lewisia endemic to California  with succulent rosettes of strongly serrated leaves and pretty little soft pink flowers with darker veins. 

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Currently unavailable

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Lewisia tweedyi

 8” x 12”

Irresistible, huge, apricot-pink to yellow flowers in spring over  rosettes of succulent, greenish-purple leaves. Queen of the genus. WA, B.C. Limited supply.

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Currently unavailable

 

Liatris ligulistylis

(Asteraceae)

Mountain Gayfeather

to 3’ x 1’

Numerous deep rose-red buds burst open in late summer to reveal dramatic bright pink-purple blossoms. A monarch magnet! Rocky Mts.    

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$6.00

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Liatris punctata

(Asteraceae)

Dotted Blazing Star

12” x 16”

Brilliant feathery lavender-pink flowers attract butterflies in late summer. The most compact & drought tolerant of the gayfeather genus. Alberta to NM.            

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$6.00

t Ligularia amplectens var holmii

Ligularia amplectens v. holmii

(Asteraceae)

4” x 6”

A distinctive plant with nodding bright-yellow daisies over rosettes of succulent notched foliage. CO.

S-C

 Currently unavailable

 

Ligusticum scoticum ‘Summer Delight’

 (Apiaceae)

Scottish Loveage 

1’ x 1’

Resembling a lovely dwarf angelica, with purple colored stems that carry sprays of brilliant white umbels over low clumps of glossy dark green foliage in June-August.

S-P

Currently unavailable

 

Liqularia przewalskii

5’ x 3’

Noble spires of golden yellow flowers held proudly atop purplish-black colored stems over a luscious mound of huge, deeply toothed, palmate leaves. China.

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  Lilium bulbiferum    v. croceum

 (Liliacaeae)

Fire, Orange Lily

to 1’

A glorious presentation of cup-shaped, orange-red flowers in summer. A lime-tolerant lily. Alps and Pyrenees, cliffs and stony places. 

S-P

$6.00

 

Lilium columbianum

Tiger or Oregon Lily

to 3’

Seductive, red-orange, nodding  trumpets, strongly reflexed, purple-spotted within, hang in showy clusters in summer. BC to ID, in foothills, montane and subalpine.

S-P

Currently unavailable

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Lilium concolor

Morning Star Lily

1-2’

A pretty lily from Japan with dainty  upfacing, star-shaped flowers lacquered orange-red with black spots.

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Currently unavailable

Lilium formosanum v. pricei 3

Lilium formosanum v. pricei

Taiwan Lily

to 1’

Elegant clump-former with fragrant white trumpets tinged purple outside, in late spring. Taiwan.

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$6.00

 

Lilium lophophorum

 

8”-12”

Delicate light yellow nodding blossoms are initially joined at the tips creating curious lanterns. Lovely lemon fragrance. China

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Lilium martagon

3’ x 1’

Spectacular candelabras of rose-mauve and maroon spotted down facing flowers in late spring-early summer on tall purple-speckled stems. Europe, Asia. 

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Currently unavailable

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Lilium pardalinum

Leopard Lily

 to 3’

Large nodding glossy orange-red, red-tipped, maroon-spotted flowers in summer. OR to CA.  

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Lilium parryi

Lemon Lily

2-3’ x 1’

Bright yellow trumpet shaped flowers that are heavily scented. It requires well drained soils & a protected eastern exposure. Native to the southwestern mountains of CA & AZ.                           

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Lilium philadelphicum

 Wood Lily

 to 18”

Rarely found in cultivation. Large vivid orange-red, purple-spotted flowers sit proudly atop robust stems in summer. Likes a humus-rich soil. e USA in woodlands, occasionally in the Rocky Mts, plains, montane.

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$7.00

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Lilium pumilum

Turk’s Cap Lily

 to 18”

Slender stems clad with scattered narrow leaves are capped in early summer by fragrant scarlet-red nodding flowers with strongly reflexed petals, sometimes spotted with black. An exceptional lily. e China and Siberia.                               

S-F

$6.00

 

Lilium regale

Regal Lily

to 5’

Clusters of deliciously fragrant, trumpet-shaped flowers in mid-summer, their petals white on the inside with a yellow throat and lilac-pink on the outside. Too big for the traditional rock garden but lovely just the same. China.                         

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$6.00

 

Lilium superbum

 2’ x 1’

Nodding, sharply reflexed, Turk’s cap-type orange flowers with greenish throats and maroon spots over mounds of narrow leaves whorled around tall straight stems in mid summer. e USA, in meadows.  

S-P

Currently unavailable

Linnaea borealis

Linnaea borealis

(Caprifoliaceae)

1” x 12”

A beloved woodland plant with low  creeping mats of glossy paired leaves embellished in summer by fragrant twin dangling bells of  soft pink. w N. America.

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Currently unavailable

 

Linaria aeruginea

Roadside Toadflax

(Scrophularianceae)

6” x 4”

Cheerful, long-spurred snapdragons in a wide range of colors from May – August over delicate narrow blue-green foliage. Portugal.   

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Currently unavailable

 

Linum tauricum

(Linaceae)

12” x  12”

A dwarf species with pretty yellow flowers.  Caucasus, Turkey. 

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Currently unavailable

 

Lithodora oleifolia (Boragaceae)

4” x 12”

Clusters of bright true-blue flowers above low spreading rosettes of gray-green leaves. Pyrenees.

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Lobelia cardinalis v. multiflora

(Lobeliaceae)

Guadalupe Mtn. Cardinal Flower

2’ x 2’

Captivating bright fuchsia pink tubular flowers on dense spikes attracts butterflies and hummingbirds.

S-P

Currently unavailable

 

Lobelia preslii (Campanulaceae)

6” x 4”

Delicate upright stems carry cobalt blue lipped flowers in summer. Hardiness still in question. S. Africa.   

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Currently unavailable

 

Luetkea pectinata

(Rosaceae)

Partridgefoot, Alpine Spirea

 6” x 12”

Lush evergreen mats of delicate cut leaves, said to resemble tracks of the snow partridge, capped by domes of small white flowers with golden centers in late summer. AK to ID, CA, MT, subalpine, alpine.

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Lupinus albifrons

(Fabaceae)

6” x 6”

A beautiful dwarf lupine with silver-gray foliage and adorable blue pea-shaped flowers. Choice, but can be difficult. OR.

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Currently unavailable

Lupinus argenteus

Lupinus argenteus

 

24” x 12”

Mounds of silvery fingered foliage silky haired on the underside, carry short dense spikes of deep blue-purple, the banners white to reddish. MT to NM. on rocky disturbed roadsides and sagebrush scrub.  

S-C

Currently unavailable

 

Lupinus latifolius

Broad-leafed Lupine

10” x 12”

Compact clumps of broad gray-green fingered foliage and showy blue-purple flowers in  summer.           AK to CA.

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Lupinus lepidus

Pacific Lupine

1’ x 1’

Compact mounds of silver-green silky foliage and lovely violet-blue pea-flowers on terminal racemes in summer. B.C. to OR.

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Lychnis alpina

(Caryophyllaceae)

Catchfly

4” x 6”

A delicate, pretty little plant with nice tufts of green grass-like foliage that changes to red in fall and dense clusters of reddish-pink cup-shaped flowers in spring. Alps, Pyrenees.

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Currently unavailable

 

Lychnis flos-jovis v. minor

Maltese Cross

 6” x 4”

Pretty apple blossom pink  flowers compliment rosettes of gray fuzzy leaves. Alps. 

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Lysimachia atropurpurea

(Primulaceae)

 18” x 12”

A superb combination of wavy silver  green lanceolate leaves and spikes of claret-red, almost black flowers in mid to late summer.  A rare beauty. Greece.

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