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

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Oenothera caespitosa (Onagraceae)

Tufted Evening Primrose

 3” x 4”

Large white blossoms that open in the evening then fade to pink are produced for several weeks in early summer over  attractive tufts of hairy gray-green foliage. mid-west USA. Very limited supply 

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Oenothera fremontii

Fremont’s Evening Primrose

8” x 24”

Lemon yellow fragrant flowers on a sprawling mat of narrow silver-green foliage. KS, NE.

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Currently unavailable

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Oenothera macrocarpa v. macrocarpa

8” x 10”

Impressive lemon yellow bowl-shaped  flowers top mounds of broad foliage on rambling stalks. N. America  

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Onosma echioides

 (Boraginaceae)

Lemon Drops

to 1’ x 8”

Pretty dangling yellow flowers over a long period make this unusual xeric perennial a standout, good bee plant, deer proof.  

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Opuntia basilaris v. aurea (Cactaceae)

2“ x 1”

A glorious miniature with nice yellow flowers atop this small ‘beavertail’ prickly pear. UT, AZ

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Opuntia fragilis v. denudate

Potato Cactus

4” x 12”

Low growing ‘brittle pricklypear’ with tiny spines and pretty yellow or peachy-pink flowers in spring-summer. w N. America.

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Opuntia polyacantha 

Prickly Pear

 4” x 3”

Low and sprawling with beautiful yellow or  strawberry-red flowers in early summer. “Polyacantha” is Greek for “many thorns”. w USA

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Origanum sipyleum

Showy Pink Oregano

1’ x 1’

Very ornamental and fragrant with slightly bluish oval leaves and expressive chartreuse-pinkish papery flowers. Turkey.

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Orostachys japonica

 (Crassulaceae)

3” x 6”

Extreme clusters of succulent rosettes with intense red edges and tiny soft yellow flowers. Biennial. Japan.            

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Orostachys spinosa

 False Houseleek

2” x 4”

A peculiar steppe plant with blue rosettes arranged in an artful whorl of spiny tipped leaves encircled with a ring of fleshy leaves (like a succulent sunflower) and a spike of many yellow flowers. Asia, Europe. 

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$7.00

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Osteospermum barberiae ‘Compactum’

(Asteraceae)

African Daisy

 8” x 16”

Tufts of narrow, rather leathery, aromatic leaves over which hover captivating, large daisy-flowers of bright rosy-purple in summer. S. Africa.

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Oxytropis besseyi v. argophylla

(Fabaceae)

3” x 7”

An attractive combination of silver foliage and fuzzy clusters of bright red-violet pea-flowers. MT.

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Oxytropis besseyi v. besseyi

 4” x 8”

An attractive combination of silver foliage and fuzzy clusters of white  pea-flowers. w N. America. 

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Oxytropis crassicarpus

6” x 6”

Soft gray-green flannel-textured leaves compliment bright pink-purple flowers nicely.

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Currently unavailable

 

Oxytropis cyanea

4” x 4”

Blue-violet flowers on compact tufts of hairy gray-green, pinnate leaves. Russia, Caucasus

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Oxytropis deflexa

Nodding Locoweed

3” x 6”

Tufts of hairy, egg-shaped leaflets carry many purple pea flowers erect in bud but nodd when in flower and in fruit. Rocky Mts.

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$6.00

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Oxytropis lambertii

 4” x 6”

Bushels of vivid ruby-purple pea flowers are borne over tufts of silky haired leaves. This beautiful local native carpets our foothills in early summer. w USA.  

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Oxytropis multiceps

Miniature Locoweed

2" x 5"

Purple-pink pea flowers are nestled into softly hairy pinnate leaves in early summer. Cute! Rocky Mts.

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Oxytropis nana

5” x 6”

Cushions of soft green pinnate leaves and congested clusters of light lavender flowers with purple spots on their keels. WY.

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Oxytropis parryi

 

 4” x 6”

Small compact tufts with a fine silky pubescence coating the pinnate foliage bear pink-purple blooms in late summer followed by leathery seedpods.  w USA, montane to alpine

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Oxytropis podocarpa

1” x 4”

White silky mats of finely dissected leaves bear lavender-purple flowers followed by large inflated bubble-like pods. w USA. 

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 Currently unavailable

 

Oxytropis rishiriensis

4” x 6”

Couldn’t find much information on this one. Should have soft yellow flowers. Japan

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Oxytropis sericea v. sericea

9” x 7”

Spikes of showy pure white pea flowers over velvety tufts of softly hairy silver foliage.

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Oxytropis shokanbetsuensis

Oxytropis shokanbetsuensis

 3" x 6"

Tufts of whitish hairy leaves and prostrate stems bear scapes of ruby-rose flowers throughout the summer. Rare and easy to grow in a sunny well drained site in the rock garden. Japan.  

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Oxyropis splendens

8” x 6”

Whorled silky-hairy leaves and dense spikes of wooly hot pink flowers through summer. Splendid! nw N. America.

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Currently unavailable

 

Oxytropis urumovii

6" x 8"

Upright rosettes of silver-gray pinnate leaves covered in velvety hairs with late spring flowers of soft yellow, soon flushing reddish at the tips. Balkans

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Oxytropis viscida

 8" x 9"

Small upright sheaves of sparsely hairy leaflets and pretty red- purple flowers on graceful arched stems held just above the foliage in late summer. w USA.

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Oxytropis yezoensis

4” x 5”

White wooly leaves and purple pea flowers. Japan

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