After Spring’s blooms have faded, we’re now ready for Summer’s best. In full bloom at Sloatsburg Nursery, waiting to beautify your garden, we have the following gorgeous perennials in stock:
Monarda – Bee Balm – We have the “Sugar Buzz” variety which exhibits mounds of fragrant foliage topped with large, cherry-red flowers. This perennial attracts a large group of pollinators to your garden! Grows 20″ tall, plant 18″ apart in full sun. This one is also resistant to powdery mildew.
Galliarda – A prolific summer bloomer, with large apricot blossoms having multiple layers of petals. It’s loved by butterflies! Grows to 12″ tall, space 12 – 14″ apart in full sun.
Agastache aurantiaca ‘Tango’ – Hummingbird Mint – This butterfly and hummingbird magnet has bold orange flowers on upright 14″ stems, with fragrant grayish-green foliage. It flowers from June until frost! Plant 18″ apart in full sun.
Ligularia dentata ‘Othello’ – This perennial has unusual burgundy colored stems and oversized leaves. It has daisy-like golden-orange flowers growing 3 feet tall. Plant in part shade, spacing 24″ apart.
Echinacea – Blooms ranging from peach, rose and burgundy all summer long. Plant in masses for best effect. Attractive to pollinators, they grow 18 – 20″ tall. Space 18 – 22″ apart in full sun.
Coreopsis – A lovely perennial with fern-like, rich green foliage and small golden flowers profusely blooming from May through the summer. They grow 12 – 15″ tall. Space 18″ apart in full sun.
Lobelia speciosa – ‘Starship Scarlet’ – This one is great for damp or wet locations. It attracts hummingbirds and butterflies with scarlet red flower spikes and compact, well-branched clumps of foliage. Grows 20 – 24″ high, space 12 – 14″ apart in part shade which will provide at least 4 hours of daily sun.
Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Goldsturm’ – Black-Eyed Susan – This has deep yellow, daisy-like flowers with a black cone. It was 1999’s Perennial Plant of the Year. Grows 24″ tall. Space 24″ apart in full sun.
Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’ – Always an amazing site, with long, arching stems of trumpeted deep-red flowers that tower over green, sword-shaped foliage. An, eye-catching show stopper in your garden. Grows 3 – 4′ tall. Space 18″ apart in full sun to part shade. Prefers moist soil.