With the same silvery texture and excellent drought tolerance of the others, Little Spire rarely exceeds two feet tall and falls over only when trampled by your dog! The work of Dutch breeder Herbert Oudshoorn is responsible for this excellent, compact, long-blooming, low-maintenance landscape plant.
Height: 18-24 inches ----- Spread: 16-20 inches ----- Sunlight: full sun ---- Hardiness Zone: 4
A truly impressive hybrid Ornamental Onion from Mark McDonough considered to be the best available in years. Compact upright clump of glossy, thick, green leaves with 5cm (2") rose-purple ball clusters appearing just above the foliage on strong stems in mid to late summer. Easy to grow. Leaves have a slight onion smell when crushed. Flowers are attractive to butterflies.
Aster 'Woods Blue'
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Excellent dwarf perennial for borders and small gardens. Dense, mounding plants have attractive, fine textured foliage. Dainty bluish-purple yellow centered daisy-like flowers bloom in summer continuing well into fall, at a time when few plants are in color. Herbaceous. Zone 4
- Plant type: Perennial
- Deciduous/evergreen: Herbaceous
- Growth habit: Compact
- Growth rate: Fast
- Average landscape size: Fast growing to 16 in. tall, 12 to 14 in. wide.
- Special features: Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies, North American Native Selection
- Foliage color: Green
- Blooms: Late summer to fall
- Flower color: Purple
- Flower attributes: Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
- Garden style: Cottage
Showy plumed flower spikes adorn this outstanding perennial, ideal for cooler climate gardens or where protected from hot afternoon sun. Smaller stature plant is perfect for containers or in clusters at the front of shaded beds. Soft lavender-purple flowers offer valuable cool color accent. Herbaceous.
Height: 30 inches ----- Spread: 24 inches ----- Sunlight: full sun ---- Hardiness Zone: 3