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

Vania camphyllophila alplains

Vania camphyllophila

(Brassicaceae)

 

2” x 3”

A cute little crucifer with white flowers on dwarf cushions of succulent gray-green linear leaves. Turkey

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Currently unavailable

 

            Verbascum                              borehavii              v. bicolor

 (Scrophulariaceae)

to 3’ tall

Fanciful yellow flowers with burgundy centers are densely grouped on tall stems that bolt from large, velvety gray, leafy rosettes.  

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Currently unavailable

 

Vernonia baldwinii (Asteraceae)

Baldwin’s Ironweed

2-4’ x 2’ 

Clusters of frilly magenta disk florets are borne in mid-late summer on white, hairy stems over mounds of rough, dark green serrated foliage. Midwest USA.

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Currently unavailable

 

Vernonia lindheimeri Woolly Ironweed

12” x 18”

) A nice prairie garden plant with clumps of elegant narrow green foliage with fine white hairs, topped in mid-summer first with spectacular silver buds that gradually open to reveal hot pink flowers. TX. 

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Veronica armena

(Scrophulariaceae)

Armenian Speedwell

3” x 12”

Bright gentian-blue flowers in early summer atop mats of very soft needle-like foliage that turns a beautiful plum  color in fall. Asia Minor, Armenia, on alpine screes and rock ledges.   

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Currently unavailable

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Veronica bombycina

 1” x 6”

Lovely white wooly foliage is enhanced by clusters of china-blue flowers. A treasure! Syria. Very limited supply.

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Currently unavailable

 

Veronica bombycina v. froediniana

2” x 8”

Slightly larger than V. bombycina v. bolkardagensis with mats of very attractive silver-gray foliage and bright blue flowers. We fond this one preformed better for us in the open garden. Artos Dag.

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Veronica caespitosa

2” x 6”

An exceptional dwarf with cushions of soft hairy leaves covered with sky blue flowers in spring. Turkey.

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Veronica cuneifolia 

3” x 12”

Spires of blue flowers over mats of downy foliage. Turkey. 

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Currently unavailable

 

Veronica erinoides

2” x 12”

Dwarf cushions of scalloped leaves and short spikes of big dark blue flowers in summer. Greece, on rocky slopes

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Currently unavailable

 

Veronica ‘Hybrid’

1” x 12”

Pretty rose-pink flowers over low mats of gray-green foliage.

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Veronica nummalaria

6” x 12”

Large marine blue flowers in summer over dense mats of roundish leaves. Spanish Pyrenees, in dense screes and rock crevices.

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Currently unavailable

 

Veronica schmidtiana nana ‘Rosea’

4” x 8”

A lovely display of rose-pink flowers held above mounds of spear-shaped, deeply toothed leaves.

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Currently unavailable

 

Veronica surculosa

2” x 18”

Softly hairy gray-green scalloped leaves and cornflower blue, white-eyed flowers in spring to early summer. w Asia, Turkey. 

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Currently unavailable

 

Veronica oltensis

 1/2” x 12”

Bright blue flowers completely cover the lacy pinnate-leafed  creeping mats in early summer. Quite special! Turkey, at high altitudes on rocky slopes.

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Currently unavailable

 

Veronica orsiniana v. orsiniana

 

1” x 12”

Trailing mats with short spikes of large china-blue  flowers.      

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Currently unavailable

 

Veronica saturejoides

1" x 8"

Low mat-forming foliage creeps among rocks and in screes  carrying bright blue, reddish-eyed flowers in early summer. Balkan peninsula.

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Currently unavailable

 

Veronica thessalica

6” x 8”

Attractive purple-blue cup-shaped flowers in summer over mats of tiny dark green leaves.            

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 $6.00

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Veronica thymoides v. pseudocinerea

Thymeleaf Veronica

2” x 12”

A low mound of softly hairy silver-green leaves covered with deep blue flowers in early summer. Turkey.   

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Veronica thymoides v. thymoides

Veronica thymoides v. thymoides

1” x 10”

Mat-forming with linear hairy gray-green thyme-like leaves and purple-blue flowers in early summer. Turkey.  

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Currently unavailable

 

Veronica ‘Underworld’

” x 5”

Glossy dark green mats of tiny scalloped, teardrop-shaped leaves studded with pretty cobalt-blue flowers in summer. 

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$6.00

 

Viola adunca v. bellidifolia

(Violaceae)

1” x 3”

Mini rosettes of wee heart-shaped leathery leaves are set off in summer by cute purple violets . CO, alpine. 

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Currently unavailable

 

Viola variegata

Variegated Violet

 3” x 6”

Mottled, cyclamen-like leaves and light purple flowers make a charming addition to the shade garden in spring. Siberia and Korea.

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Currently unavailable

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Vitaliana primuliflora

(Primulaceae)

1” x 8”

Tight cushions of deep green leaves and delightfully fragrant, bright yellow flowers in spring. Bees adore it! Foliage turns a lovely maroon in winter. Spain, c Europe.         

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Vitaliana primuliflora v. praetutiana

1” x 8”

Same as above but the foliage is blue-gray. 

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Currently unavailable

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