Looking for certain perennials

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Looking for certain perennials

Post by vasummer » Mon Jan 16, 2012 1:00 pm

I live fairly close to Andre's nursery, in the Rockfish Valley. Can you tell me if the three perennials below will be available this spring at his garden center?

Salvia - 'May Night'; Rudbeckia fulgida var. 'Fulgida'; and Echinops 'Ritro'. I would be purchasing 12 plants.

Please note that the Rudbeckia designated as 'Fulgida' is NOT 'Goldstrum'. Here's a description of it: "Think 'Goldstrum' with longer flowering season, mid-July into October. A bit shorter and more compact. Vigorously flowering with brown-eyed yellow daisies over rich green foliage." In my all-day-hot-sun perennial garden, the Goldstrum variety wilted and was taller than I'd like. This new variety found in a perennial catalog offers a shorter, more compact plant that I wanted to try.

I am fairly sure Andre would have 'May Night'. It's a wonderful plant. And I'm thinking the Globe Thistle 'Ritro' would also be one I could find there. Can you verify the availability of these three? Thanks much.

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Re: Looking for certain perennials

Post by lorijones » Tue Jan 24, 2012 5:39 pm

I'm fairly certain that we will have all of these plants at least by May. Please feel free to contact the nursery (800-575-5538) once our garden center opens in April to see when they will be available.

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