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

 

Tanacetum armenum

(Asteraceae)

4” x 12”

Deeply divided fragrant, silvery foliage and a bouquet of white daisies. w Asia, Turkey.

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Currently unavailable

 

Talinum calycinum

 (Portulacaceae)

Rock Pink

8” x 12”

Carpets of fleshy, finger-like leaves and airy panicles of hot pink flowers throughout summer. w US.

S-X

Currently unavailable

 

Tanacetum cinerariifolium

(Asteraceae)

1’ x 1’

This year’s Plant Select, a pure white daisy for the xeric garden, with attractive gray-green fine-textured foliage, combines well with almost anything, deer proof.             

S-X

   $6.00    

Tanesetum densum

     Tanacetum densum       v. amanum

 

8” x 18”

An engaging alpine tansy grown for its striking white evergreen feathery foliage clothed with silvery felt and its bright yellow daisies. Likes it hot and dry and resents overhead water. Turkey. 

S-X

$6.00

Tanesetum radicans

Tanacetum radicans

2” x 8”

Dwarf gray-green cushions and abundant solitary bright yellow flowers throughout most of the summer. Spain

S

Currently unavailable

Telesonix jamesii

Telesonix jamesii

(Saxifragaceae)

James’s Saxifrage

 6” x 8”

A native cliff-dweller with bright pink-purple flowers borne in early summer atop scalloped rosettes. This choice Rocky Mts. alpine requires a tight crevice and sharp drainage. w USA. 

P-N-C

 $8.00

 

Teucrium aroanium

 (Lamiaceae)

Creeping Germander

3” x 8”

The real species, often confused in the trade, makes an attractive xeric evergreen mat of low silver foliage, with curious pale lavender flowers dotted on top over a long period, deer proof. A lovely little Mediterranean that isn't well known. Greece.   

S-P-F-X

$7.00

 

Teucrium hyrcanicum

 Caucasian Germander

16” x 18”

Aromatic bushy sage-green textured foliage and copious spikes of dark lilac veronica-like flowers in late summer. Iran. 

S

Currently unavailable

 

Teuchrium polium

Felty Germander

4” x 8”

A lovely sub-shrub forming silver mounds of wholly silver foliage and clusters of variable pink to white flowers. Mediterranean, Middle East.        

S-X

Currently unavailable

 

Teucrium subspinosum

 

 3" x 10"

A petite brambly shrub with abundant rosy flowers on dense mounds of spiny gray-leaved stems. sw Europe.     

S-X-A

  $7.00

 

Thalictrum ichangense

(Ranunculaceae)

Chinese Meadow Rue

1’ x 1’

Soft pink pendent tassels over wiry stemmed tufts of delicate green foliage. Graceful & demure, nice with dwarf hostas. China.

S-P-W

Currently unavailable

 

Thalictrum x hybridum  (T. rochebrunianum x  T. ‘Elin’)

6-8” x 18”

A fun tall thalictrum seedling that showed up in Lauren’s front garden, it has the typical lacy ferny foliage that looks like a maidenhair fern. The stems are smoky lavender. The rosy-purple flowers bloom in late summer and fall, are small, in tall panicles. The whole plant is very stiffly upright and narrow, about 18" wide and about 6-8' tall. It is a beauty!

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Currently unavailable

 

Thalictrum rochebrunianum

Meadow-rue/Lavender Mist

4’ x 2’

Airy clusters of rosy-lavender flowers accented with yellow anthers flutter above delicate, maidenhair fern-like foliage and gorgeous purple stems in mid to late summer. Deer and rabbit resistant. Big but charming! Japan.

S-P-W

 $7.00

 

Thermopsis barbata

(Fabaceae)

6” x 8”

Tufts of pinnate, hairy foliage produce deep purple pea-like flowers Himalayas, in alpine meadows.

S-P

Currently unavailable

 

Thermopsis lupinoides

(Papilionaceae)

 2’ x 2’

A sensational vertical accent of moonlight yellow, lupine-like pea flowers in spring. Great with daffodils. Russia, Alaska.   

S

Currently unavailable

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Thlaspi stylosum

(Brassicaceae)

1” x 4”

Compact rosettes of dark green spathulate leaves form nice dwarf  cushions with pale purple flowers from spring to summer. Apennines. 

S-P

Currently unavailable

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Thymus doerfleri `Bressingham Pink'

(Lamiaceae)

1" x 12"

Unlike most mat thymes, this sends out fingers of fragrant foliage best displayed cascading over rocks. Tiny dark green leaves are decorated with clusters of pink flowers in summer.  

S-F

$6.00

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Thymus `Elfin'

1/2" x 12"

This diminutive slowgrowing groundhugger adorns itself in summer with pretty pink-lavender flowers over tight tiny mats of glossy green foliage that changes to a striking deep purple in fall. A real cutie and great between paving stones.

S-P-T

$6.00

 

Thymus leucotrichus

 Moonlight Thyme

3” x 12”

Bushy evergreen clumps bearing clusters of spicy-scented pink flowers in summer. Greece.

S-F

Currently unavailable

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Thymus neiceffii

3” x 8”

An endearing species creating a profuse shower of soft pink stars in early summer above soft cushions of tiny gray-green larch-like leaves. Turkey.

S-P

Currently unavailable

Thymus herba-baronna Sagran

Thymus pannonicus x herba-barona ‘Sagran’

 1” x 8”

Wow, that’s a mouthful! Shiny green  tussocks of tiny caraway-scented leaves with pretty pale pink flowers in summer. 

S

Currently unavailable

 

Thymus `Reiter'

 1" x 12"

Petite lavender flowers over carpets of rich green foliage. A quick spreader, great for creating a thyme lawn or used between paving stones. 

S-P

Currently unavailable

Townsendia exima

Townsendia exima

(Asteraceae)

4” x 6”

Rosettes of deep green slender leaves form small crowded cushions topped with large blue-purple daisies in springtime. May be short-lived but sets abundant seed for resowing. CO.

S-C

$6.00

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Townsendia hookeri

 2” x 3”

White, sometimes pink-flushed,  daisies emerge from rosettes of very narrow silvery leaves in early spring. (Easter here). w USA,  in dry, open sites, foothills to montane.

S-T-C

Currently unavailable

 

Townsendia incana

(Asteraceae)

2” x 4”

Pretty soft pink daisies with a violet reverse bloom nonstop all summer over compact mounds of softly felted gray leaves. w N America.

S-T

Currently unavailable

 

Townsendia ‘Jeane’s Purple’

1” x 3”

Pretty purple tiny daisies over tight mounds of gray-green foliage.

S-P

Currently unavailable 

Twonsendia mensana

Townsendia mensana

 1” x 3”

Dense rosettes of silver-gray are embedded with pale pink flowers in spring. UT. Limited supply.

S-T-X

Currently unavailable

Townsendia montana 1

Townsendia montana

(syn. T. alpigena)

1” x 3”

One of the most colorful species with rich purple daises over tufts of gray-green spoon-shaped leaves. Rocky Mts.

S-T

Currently unavailable

Townsendia nuttallii

Townsendia nuttalii

 2” x 3”

Stemless white to pale lavender daisies over rosettes of silver-green leaves in early spring. WY.  

S-T-X

Currently unavailable

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Townsendia parryi

4” x 6”

A short-lived species with large violet daisies over clustered mounds of slender dark green foliage. Sets generous quantities of viable seed for resowing.  w N. America.  

S-P-C

Currently unavailable

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Townsendia scapigera

1” x 3”

Tiny dense cushions of gray-green spathulate leaves and large white-soft pink daisies. w. USA, in dry moderate to high altitudes. 

S-T-X

Currently unavailable

Townsendia scathulata

Townsendia spathulata

 2” x 3”

Silky silver-gray leaves make an attractive background for  soft pink daisies that fairly glow in spring. WY. 

S-T

 Currently unavailable

 

Trachelium jacquinii v. rumelianum

(Campanulaceae)

 Blue Throatwort

6” x 9”

Showy clusters of myriad tiny lilac-blue flowers in summer over mats of toothed foliage. Bulgaria, Greece in mountain meadows. 

S-P

Currently unavailable

 

Trifolium barnebyi

(Fabaceae)

 

3” x 8”

Endemic to the se Wind River Range, WY on ledges and crevices with head-like clusters of whitish, pea-like flowers in early summer.

S-T

Currently unavailable

Trifolium nanum

Trifolium nanum

Deer Clover

1” x 8”

Choice! Flat mats of tiny pinnate foliage with slender deep rose-purple pea flowers in early summer. Rocky Mts.    

S-T-C

Currently unavailable

 

Trollius albiflorus

(Helleboraceae)

White Globeflower

5” x 5”

Deeply cut, palmate leaves and large saucer-shaped white flowers with numerous yellow stamens in early spring. A close cousin to Marsh Marigold and often fools us. w N. America subalpine, alpine.

S-P-C-W

Currently unavailable

 

Trollius europaeus

 

2’ x 1’

Lemon-yellow buttercup flowers in spring over tufts of smooth dark green toothed leaves. Europe, in cool moist areas.

P-W

Currently unavailable

Trollius pumillus

Trollius pumilus

 

8” x 6”

Luminous golden cups are held above mounds of glossy deeply divided foliage in early summer. n India, w China.

S-P

 Currently unavailable

 

Tulipa sprengeri

12” x 6”

One of the last species to bloom (late May) with glowing scarlet cups poised above slender, sharply pointed leaves. Will self sow and naturalize freely.

S-P

Currently unavailable

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