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Perennials
Plant NameCommon NameNotesHardy ZonePriceOrder
Achillea ‘Inca Gold’ Photo Available Drawing Available  Full Sun  New Plant Blooms early July–early October
4 $7.75
Achillea ‘Paprika’ Photo Available   Full Sun  New Plant Blooms June–September
4 $7.75
Actaea simplex (Atropurpurea Group) ‘James Compton’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms August–September
3 $14.50
Agastache aurantiaca ‘Tango’    Full Sun  New Plant Blooms June–October
5 $8.75
Alcea rosea ‘Blacknight’ Photo Available   Full Sun  New Plant Blooms June–October
3 $7.75
Allium ‘Gladiator’ Photo Available   Full Sun  New Plant Blooms May–June
5 $8.00
Allium schubertii Photo Available Drawing Available  Full Sun  New Plant Tumbleweed Onion Blooms May–June
5 $7.75
Aruncus x ‘Guinea-Fowl’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms June–July
5 $10.25
Asarina procumbens    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Trailing Snapdragon Blooms May–September
6 $7.75
Astelia ‘Silver Shadow’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms
8 $9.75
Aster ‘Coombe Fishacre’ Photo Available   Full Sun  New Plant Blooms August–September
5 $8.00
Aster novae-angliae ‘Violetta’    Full Sun  New Plant Blooms August–October
3 $8.00
Astilbe chinensis var. Taquetii ‘Superba’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms August–September
4 $8.75
Plant NameCommon NameNotesHardy ZonePriceOrder
Astrantia major ‘Rubby Wedding’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms mid June–September
5 $10.75
Baptisia ‘Ivory Towers’    Full Sun  New Plant False Indigo Blooms late May–June
3 $9.75
Bergenia cordifolia ‘Winterglut’ Photo Available   Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Winter Glow Bergenia Blooms April–May
4 $9.00
Brunnera macrophylla ‘Hadspen Cream’ Photo Available   Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms mid-February–June
4 $10.75
Campanula glomerata ‘Freya’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms May–June
3 $8.25
Campanula ‘Purple Sensation’    Full Sun  New Plant Blooms June–August
4 $8.25
Centaurea macrocephala Photo Available   Full Sun  New Plant Great Golden Knapweed Blooms late July–mid-September
4 $8.25
Corydalis flexuosa ‘Porcelain Blue’    Partial Shade  New Plant (Hillier™) Blooms April–June & September
5 $8.50
Crambe maritima    Full Sun  New Plant Sea Kale Blooms June–July
5 $9.50
Crocosmia ‘Carmine Brilliant’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms August–September
6 $9.00
Crocosmia ‘Pauls Best Yellow’ Photo Available   Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms August–September
6 $9.00
Dianthus ‘Charles Musgrave’ Photo Available Drawing Available  Full Sun  New Plant Blooms May–July
5 $7.75
Dicentra ‘Aurora’    Full Sun  New Plant Blooms April–mid June
5 $10.00
Dierama ‘Autumn Sparkler’    Full Sun  New Plant Blooms August–October
7 $10.00
Dierama ‘Blackberry Bells’    Full Sun  New Plant Blooms June–August
7 $10.00
Plant NameCommon NameNotesHardy ZonePriceOrder
Dierama mossii    Full Sun  New Plant Blooms June–August
7 $10.00
Epilobium can ‘Marin Pink’    Full Sun  New Plant California Fuchsia Blooms August–mid October
7 $8.25
Epimedium ‘Pink Champagne’    Partial Shade  Shade Lover  New Plant Blooms April–May
5 $12.00
Epimedium x warleyense ‘Orange Queen’    Partial Shade  Shade Lover  New Plant Blooms March–April
5 $12.00
Erigeron karvinskianus ‘Stallone’    Full Sun  New Plant Blooms May–September
6 $7.50
Erigeron pulchellus var. pulchellus ‘Lynnhaven Carpet’    Full Sun  New Plant Blooms May–June
5 $7.75
Eriogonum grande var. rubescens    Full Sun  New Plant Red Buckwheat Blooms June–October
8 $8.25
Eryngium bourgatii Photo Available   Full Sun  New Plant Blooms July–August
5 $8.75
Geranium himalayense ‘Derrick Cook’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms June–July
4 $8.25
Geranium macrorrhizum ‘Album’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms May–August
4 $8.75
Geranium x magnificum ‘Blue Blood’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms May–July
4 $9.25
Geranium phaeum ‘Springtime’    Partial Shade  Shade Lover  New Plant Blooms May–August
4 $9.50
Geranium x riversleaianum ‘Mavis Simpson’ Photo Available Drawing Available  Full Sun  New Plant Blooms May–October
7 $8.75
Geranium wlassovianum ‘Lakwijk Star’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms June–September
4 $9.25
Geum ‘Totally Tangerine’ Photo Available   Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms May–September
5 $8.50
Plant NameCommon NameNotesHardy ZonePriceOrder
Helianthus ‘Undaunted (Tm) Lemon Max (Dakota Queen)’ Photo Available   Full Sun  New Plant Blooms mid-August–early October
4 $8.75
Helianthus salicifolius    Full Sun  New Plant Willow-Leaved Sunflower Blooms September–October
4 $8.75
Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra ‘GoldgrÜnherz (Goldgreen Heart)’    Full Sun  New Plant Smooth Ox Eye Blooms July–September
4 $8.50
Helleborus x hybridus ‘Jade Tiger’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Winter Jewels® Hellebore Blooms February–April
5 $13.75
Helleborus x hybridus ‘Sparkling Diamond’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Winter Jewels® Hellebore Blooms February–April
5 $13.75
Hemerocallis citrina    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Daylily Blooms June–July
3 $8.75
Iris chrysographes ‘Black Form’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Black Iris Blooms June–July
4 $10.75
Kniphofia ‘Ice Queen’ Photo Available   Full Sun  New Plant Blooms June–August
6 $11.50
Kniphofia ‘Moonstone’ Photo Available   Full Sun  New Plant Blooms June–August
7 $11.50
Kniphofia ‘Nancy’s Red’ Photo Available   Full Sun  New Plant Blooms July–August
6 $10.50
Lilium hansonii    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Yellow Martagon Lily Blooms June–July
4 $9.00
Lilium martagon ‘Guinea Gold’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Martagon Lily Blooms June–July
4 $9.00
Melianthus major ‘Antonow’s Blue’ Photo Available Drawing Available  Full Sun  New Plant Blooms June–August
8 $14.75
Monarda ‘Raspberry Wine’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms June–August
4 $8.50
Nepeta grandiflorum ‘Summer Magic’    Full Sun  New Plant Blooms May–September
4 $8.00
Plant NameCommon NameNotesHardy ZonePriceOrder
Origanum ‘Virginia Saso’    Full Sun  New Plant Blooms July–September
6 $8.00
Penstemon ‘Firebird (Ruby/Schoenholzeri)’    Full Sun  New Plant Blooms June–September
6 $7.75
Penstemon ‘Garnet’    Full Sun  New Plant (‘Andenken an Friedrich Hahn’) Blooms July–October
7 $7.75
Phlox x arendsii ‘Miss Mary’    Full Sun  New Plant Blooms July–September
3 $8.75
Phlox glaberrima var. triflora ‘Forever Pink’    Full Sun  New Plant Blooms June & September–October
4 $8.75
Phlox paniculata ‘David’s Lavender’ Photo Available   Full Sun  New Plant Blooms July–September
4 $8.75
Phyteuma betonicifolium    Full Sun  New Plant Betonian Rampion Blooms May–August
4 $8.25
Porteranthus trifoliatus    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Bowmans Root (Gillenia trifoliata) Blooms May–July
4 $8.00
Pulmonaria ‘Silver Bouquet’    Partial Shade  Shade Lover  New Plant Blooms March–May
4 $9.00
Rodgersia podophylla ‘Braunlaub’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms June–mid-August
5 $9.75
Roscoea purpurea    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms July–mid September
5 $8.00
Rudbeckia ‘American Gold Rush’    Full Sun  New Plant Blooms July–September
4 $8.00
Salvia involucrata ‘Mulberry Jam’    Full Sun  New Plant Mulberry Jam Roseleaf Sage Blooms June–mid-October
8 $8.50
Salvia nemorosa ‘Wesuwe’    Full Sun  New Plant Blooms June–September
3 $8.25
Sanguisorba ‘Cangshan Cranberry’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms August–early November
4 $9.75
Plant NameCommon NameNotesHardy ZonePriceOrder
Sanguisorba officinalis ‘Crimson Queen’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms July–September
4 $9.75
Sidalcea malviflora ‘Palustre’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Checker Bloom Blooms June–mid-September
6 $8.25
Silene uniflora ‘Druetts Variegated’ Photo Available   Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Rock Campion Blooms June–mid-September
3 $8.00
Stachys minima (spathulata)    Full Sun  New Plant Miniature Betony Blooms June–July
4 $7.75
Stokesia laevis ‘Mary Gregory’    Full Sun  New Plant Stokes Aster Blooms June–September
5 $8.00 SOLD OUT!
Strobilanthes attenuata    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms August–October
9 $8.00
Trollius x cultorum ‘New Moon’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms June–July
3 $8.75
Verbascum chaixii ‘Sixteen Candles’ Photo Available   Full Sun  New Plant Blooms June–August
5 $8.00
Verbascum phoeniceum ‘Rosetta’ Photo Available   Full Sun  New Plant Blooms May–August
6 $7.75
Vernonia ‘Summers Swan Song’    Full Sun  New Plant Blooms September–October
4 $8.00
Veronica ‘Tidal Pool’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Prostrate Speedwell Blooms April–May
4 $8.00
Veronicastrum virginicum    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms June–early August
4 $9.75
Veronicastrum virginicum f. roseum ‘Pink Glow’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms late July–mid September
4 $9.75
Ornamental Grasses
Plant NameCommon NameNotesHardy ZonePriceOrder
Andropogon gerardii ‘Rain Dance’    Full Sun  New Plant Blooms August–October
3 $9.25
Calamagrostis foliosa Photo Available Drawing Available  Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Cape Mendocino Reed Grass Blooms May–November
8 $8.25
Carex cherokeensis    Full Sun  Partial Shade  Shade Lover  New Plant Cherokee Sedge Blooms April–June
6 $8.00
Carex elata ‘Aurea’    Partial Shade  Shade Lover  New Plant Bowles Golden Sedge Blooms
5 $8.25
Carex pensylvanica ‘Straw Hat’ Photo Available   Partial Shade  Shade Lover  New Plant Blooms mid April–May
4 $8.25
Chionochloa flavicans  Drawing Available  Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Snow Tussock Blooms July–August
8 $8.75
Deschampsia cespitosa ‘Pixie Fountain’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms July–October
2 $8.25
Eragrostis elliottii ‘Wind Dancer’    Full Sun  New Plant Blooms July–November
6 $8.75
Festuca mairei    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant  Drought Tolerant Atlas Fescue Blooms June
4 $8.25
Miscanthus sinensis ‘Kleine Fontaine’ Photo Available   Full Sun  New Plant Little Fountain Grass Blooms July–November
5 $9.75
Miscanthus sinensis ‘Strictus’  Drawing Available  Full Sun  New Plant Porcupine Grass Blooms August–November
5 $9.75
Molinia caerulea ssp. caerulea ‘Edith Dudszus’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms July–November
4 $9.50
Panicum virgatum ‘Heavy Metal’ Photo Available   Full Sun  New Plant Blue Switch Grass Blooms September–October
5 $9.75
Plant NameCommon NameNotesHardy ZonePriceOrder
Panicum virgatum ‘Ruby Ribbons’    Full Sun  New Plant Blooms August–November
4 $9.75
Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Ginger Love’    Full Sun  New Plant Blooms August–October
5 $9.25
Sporobolus heterolepis ‘Morning Mist’    Full Sun  New Plant Blooms August–October
3 $9.25 SOLD OUT!
Stipa ichu    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Peruvian Feather Grass Blooms July–September
7 $8.25
Ornamental Shrubs
Plant NameCommon NameNotesHardy ZonePriceOrder
Abutilon ‘Nabob’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Red Flowering Maple Blooms May–November
8 $10.00
Buxus sinica var. insularis ‘Wintergreen’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Wintergreen Korean Boxwood Blooms mid June–October
5 $9.25
Callicarpa dichotoma ‘Early Amethyst’  Drawing Available  Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Purple Beautyberry Blooms August
5 $13.75
Calluna vulgaris ‘Firefly’ Photo Available   Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms August–September
4 $8.50
Caryopteris x clandonensis ‘Longwood Blue’ Photo Available   Full Sun  New Plant Bluebeard Blooms July–September
5 $9.75
Cestrum ‘Newellii’ Photo Available Drawing Available  Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Red Cestrum Blooms May–November
9 $10.25
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana ‘Nidiformis’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Dwarf Port Orford Cedar Blooms
5 $14.00
Cistus ladanifer var. petiolatus ‘Bennett’s White’ Photo Available   Full Sun  New Plant Blooms April–May
8 $9.75
Clethra alinifolia ‘Hummingbird’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Sweet Pepperbush Blooms August–September
3 $13.75
Convolvulus cneorum ‘Snow Angel’    Full Sun  New Plant Blooms May–September
8 $8.50
Deutzia x hybrida ‘Strawberry Fields’ Photo Available   Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms May–June
5 $11.00
Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Showy Lantern’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms May–June
5 $13.75
Erica carnea ‘Pink Spangles’ Photo Available   Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms January–March
5 $8.50
Plant NameCommon NameNotesHardy ZonePriceOrder
Fothergilla major ‘Mount Airy’ Photo Available   Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms April–May
5 $13.75
Hydrangea involucrata ‘Wim Rutten’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant (Syn: H. involucrata ‘Blue Bunny’) Blooms July–September
6 $14.25
Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Horcos’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant (Syn: H. macrophylla ‘Firefly’) Blooms June–September
6 $13.75
Itea virginica ‘Henrys Garnet’ Photo Available   Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms May–June
5 $13.75
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Royal Velvet’    Full Sun  New Plant Blooms mid June–July
5 $8.00
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Sachet’    Full Sun  New Plant Blooms June & August
5 $8.00
Lavandula angustifolia ‘Super Blue’    Full Sun  New Plant Blooms June–August
5 $8.00
Lavandula x intermedia ‘Edelweiss’    Full Sun  New Plant Blooms June–October
6 $8.00
Rosmarinus officifnalis ‘Irene’    Full Sun  New Plant Blooms January–April
8 $8.00
Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Herb Cottage’    Full Sun  New Plant Blooms January–April
8 $8.00
Santolina chamaecyparissus var var. nana Photo Available Drawing Available  Full Sun  New Plant Lavender Cotton Blooms July–August
6 $9.00
Sorbaria sorbifolia ‘Sem’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms June–July
2 $11.00
Viburnum x burkwoodii ‘Mohawk’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms late April–May
5 $14.50
Trees & Vines
Plant NameCommon NameNotesHardy ZonePriceOrder
Carpinus cordata    Partial Shade  New Plant Heartleaf Hornbeam Blooms
5 $18.25
Clematis ‘Blue Angel’ Photo Available   Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blekitny Aniol Blooms June–September
4 $18.75
Clematis ‘Fujimusume’ Photo Available   Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms May–June & mid-August–September
5 $18.75
Clematis ‘Henryi’ Photo Available   Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms June & August–September
4 $18.75
Clematis macropetala ‘Jan Lindmark’ Photo Available   Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Atragene Group Blooms April–May
5 $18.75
Passiflora ‘Betty Myles Young’    Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Blooms June–October
8 $11.75
Passiflora ‘Snow Queen’ Photo Available   Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Passion Vine (Riverside®) Blooms June–October
8 $11.75
Styrax japonicus Photo Available   Full Sun  Partial Shade  New Plant Japanese Snowbell Blooms May–June
5 $19.75
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Salutions to a new decade, Digging Dog's 2020 Offerings, Fresh Start Sale!

Vines are amazing...

in their ability to lend an air of maturity to the garden. They can be trained on a fence, trellis, pergola or obelisk, framing a distant vista or anchoring an intimate view. Be sure to check out our online selection of clematis and other climbers.

The 28th edition of our Digging Dog Nursery Catalog ...

will be mailed on January 2nd! Our new catalog features an exceptional collection of 90 new plants, accompanied by coveted older selections. We welcome you to wander through its pages, or browse our website which has been newly updated. Distinguished by multi-seasonal appeal, exquisite beauty, acquiescent habits or heroic temperaments, these versatile plants will flourish in a variety of environs throughout the country, and as an added bonus many of our species sustain birds and beneficial pollinators. We hope you’ll discover offerings that sprout inspiration, brighten your mood and cajole you into your leafy sanctuary. Following is a sampling of some of our favorites.

An upcoming gardening season evokes excitement and anticipation, accompanied by the prospect of possibility. Questions arise: How do I feel strolling through my botanical retreat? What would I like to change? When considering these queries, we’re always buoyed by what famed Mexican architect and engineer Luis Barragán once said, “A garden must combine the poetic and mysterious with serenity and joy.” Now that’s something to strive for!

Your ongoing commerce, steadfast support and helpful comments have enabled us to continue nurturing these wondrous plants we grow for you. We would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to you, our valued customers.

All of us plant wranglers at the nursery, along with Boobah, our wee greeter and self-appointed nursery manager, and shy kitty, Parker, wish you countless happy hours digging in a garden of your own! 

Fresh Start Sale!

Purchase a minimum of $100.00 in plants, and receive a 15% discount! Mention code: "Fresh Start 2020" in the customer comments section of our online order form, and we will deduct the sale discount when we confirm your shipping date. All plants must be in stock, and ship by January 14, 2020 to qualify for the discount. Sale runs thru January 12th 2020.

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