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Calamintha

Calamint

Our floriferous Calamintha selections feature tiny 2-lipped blooms on long cymes and round mint-scented leaves with toothed margins. Undeterred by heat, drought or meddlesome deer, this species should be ensconced along well-drained pathways or steps to easily savor its pleasant fragrance.

With a light-on-its-feet stance, this resilient new cultivar is a vast improvement over the species, boasting nonstop bloom and a tidy mounding habit that never flops. Small, mint-scented green leaves bolster large terminal spires of crisp white flowers from June ’til the first frost. Undeterred by heat, drought or meddlesome deer, ‘Montrose White’s fine textured good looks are just right for an herb planting, a mixed border or a cottage garden.

Blooms June–October

Size: 12" – 15" high x 12" – 15" wide.

Hardy to zone 5.

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Current Staff's Favorite Plant

Current Staff's Favorite Plant

Our featured plant: Sarcococca ruscifolia

Sweet Sarcococca, Envisioning Spring, “DIG” into our 2022 catalog!

Sweet Sarcococca……

Aptly named Sweet Box, these handsome, shade-loving shrubs lend lustrous evergreen foliage and heavenly winter fragrance to a shady spot. Copious petite white flowers plus spherical red fruit perk up the deer-resistant dark green leaves that clothe close-knit low-lying stems. Tailor-made for hedging, containers, embellishing entranceways or carpeting the woodland garden, Sarcococca is an indispensable easy-care shrub for the winter landscape, appreciating regular watering as well as an annual shearing to maintain its dashing appearance. This year we’re offering a new introduction, Sarcococca hookeriana ‘Winter Gem’ along with Sarcococca ruscifolia.

We are eargerly envisioning the thrill of spring……

and a fresh beginning. Our 2022 catalog includes over 70 new plants plus many “golden oldies”. You’ll find plants that offer versatility, show-stopping glamor, long-lasting appeal or durable fuss-free tenacity in diverse microclimates and locales across the country. Many species create sustainable habitats plus afford welcome food for birds, pollinators and other wildlife. A few of our favorites are featured in this newsletter.

We sincerely value, each and every one of you, our much-appreciated kindred plant lovers. We wish you countless happy-digging days and good health.

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