Our new 'Plant Index' page lists all the plants we expect to have available for the 2013 shipping season.
Franklin's Perennials, a mail order nursery, offers many perennial plants that are
often difficult to find but are garden worthy and worth the search. On
this page we offer several of those plants.
When available, we offer these perennials here: Achillea (Yarrow), Actaea pachypods (Baneberry), Alcea rosea (Hollyhock), Amsonia hubrectii (Arkansas Blue Star), Angelica gigas, Athyrium nipponicum 'Pictum' (Japanese Painted Fern), Baptisia australis (False Indigo), Belamcanda chinensis (Blackberry Lily), Calamagrostis brachytricha (orean eather eed rass), Dictamnus fraxinella 'Rubra' (Gas Plant), Filipendula rubra (Queen of the Prairie), Fragaria 'Pink Panda' (Ornamental Strawberry), Geranium 'Rozanne', Gypsophila paniculata (Baby's Breath) and more.
ship perennials from May through October.
Available For May, 2013 Shipping:
We ship May thru October. Most of our perennials are shipped in 3" to 4" pots.
A few may be shipped bare root. Most should bloom this summer.
Unless otherwise noted, the plants on this page prefer full sun.
We ship orders via USPS Priority Mail.
|'Cassis' Yarrow (Achillea
millefolium 'Cassis' )
'Cassis' Yarrow produces umbels of cherry-red June thru July. It grows 20" - 28" high, is easy to grow, and also very hardy. Deer resistant.
New for 2012.
|'Misty Blue' White Baneberry
(Actaea pachypoda 'Misty Blue' )
A U.S. native, White Baneberry produces white flowers over soft, bluish-green finely cut foliage in late spring. But the spectacular show comes in fall, when white fruit appears on vivid, reddish stems. The fruit has a distinct lack dot, and the fruit persists 4 - 6 weeks into autumn. The tallest stems reach 24"-36" high. 'Misty Blue' White Baneberry prefers well-drained, humus-rich soil and semi-shade to full shade. 'Misty Blue' was discovered at Mt. Cuba Center in Delaware.
New for 2013.
Arkansas Blue Star grows 24" - 36" high and produces clusters of small but showy dusty sky blue flowers in May and June. In fall the fine-textured foliage of Amsonia hubrectii turns a rich golden yellow (pictured right).
Perennial, zones 5-9. Should be available in June. Please check back then.
(Angelica pachycarpa )
Native to New Zealand, Leatherleaf Angelica produces spectacular, large white umbels over highly glossy, leathery foliage. Maturing at 36"-48" high, it grows well in full sun or part shade. A showy ornamental! Deer resistant.
New for 2012.
|Japanese Painted Fern
(Athryium nipponicum 'Pictum')
One of the most colorful ferns, Japanese Painted Fern grows to about 12" high and has grayish-green and silver foliage and reddish colored stems. Japanese Painted Fern grows best in a location where it is protected from the hot afternoon sun.
Perennial, zones 3-8. May be available in June.
|Korean Feather Reed Grass
Growing 40"-50" high, Korean Feather Reed Grass is easy to grow, quite hardy, and one of the few ornamental grasses that will grow in part shade.. Its showy plumes are attractive September thru November.
Note: These plants will not likely be ready for shipping until late May. If your order includes this plant, the entire order will be held until this plant is ready for shipping.
Perennial, zones 5-9. $5.00 each
(Dictamnus fraxinella 'Rubra')
A favorite at our mail order nursery, Gas Plant grows to about 36" high and produces beautiful pink flower spikes in late spring. The leaves and flowers have a fragrant lemon scent. Rose Franklin's favorite perennial plant!...and as discovered by Rose, a host plant for Giant Swallowtail butterflies. Probably will not bloom until 2014. Deer resistant.
Perennial, zones 3-8. May be available in July or August. Please check back then.
Ageratum (also known as Mist Flower or Wild
Resembling annual Ageratum, this perennial grows 18"-24" high and produces clusters of rich lavender-blue flowers September thru October. A fast spreader that blooms after most plants have passed their prime. Beautiful fall accent plant!
Perennial, zones 6-9. $5.00
|Queen of the Prairie (Filipendula
A tall, stately perennial, maturing at 48"-60"" high, 'Venusta' Queen-of-the-Prairie blooms June thru July. It thrives in rich, moist soils and grows well in full sun or part shade. A U.S. native.
Perennial, zones 6-9. $9.00 (large root clump)
|'Pink Panda' Ornamental
Strawberry (Fragaria 'Pink Panda')
Maturing at just 6"-8" high, 'Pink Panda' Ornamental Strawberry blooms May thru July and sometimes produces small edible strawberries. Grows well in full sun or part shade. 'Pink Panda' spreads rapidly via runners so that it can be used as a ground cover.
Perennial, zones 6-9. $5.00 each
Bradshaw' (Geum chiloense 'Mrs. Bradshaw')
'Mrs. Bradshaw' Avens grows 18"-24" high and produces 2" bright scarlet flowers late May through July. As the flowers fade, they turn orange and yellow. Geranium-like foliage of medium green.
Perennial, zones 5-9. Sold Out for spring. More coming in August for fall planting.
|'Hocus Pocus' Cranesbill
(Geranium pratense 'Hocus Pocus')
''Hocus Pocus' Cranesbill grows 18"-24" high and produces an abundance of lavender-blue flowers late May thru June. Its leaves are chocolately purple-black. The dark, deep cut leaves make this plant an attractive accent even when not in bloom.
Perennial, zones 6-9. Should be available in June. Please check back then.
''Rozanne' Cranesbill grows 16"-20" high and produces an abundance of violet-blue flowers with distinctive white eyes from June thru August. Its flowers appear above mounds of deep green foliage that spread 24"-30" wide. Easy to grow, long blooming, and deer resistant too.
New for 2012.
Perennial, zones 6-9. $7.00 each
|Baby's Breath (Gypsophila
paniculata 'Snow Flake')
Baby's Breath grows 30"-36" high and produces clouds of tiny white flowers July thru August. Its flowers appear above mounds of deep green foliage that spread 24"-30" wide. Easy to grow, wonderful as a filler in cut flower arrangement, and deer resistant too.
Perennial, zones 6-9. $5.00 each
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