June 27, 2022

Bailey’s Plant Picks of the Week

Every week we’re publishing a NEW Plant Picks of the Week story, showcasing our Plant Specialists’ top plant picks. Get ready to be inspired!

We recently asked Bailey Lackey to share her top plant picks. Here’s what she had to say:


Nelly Moser Clematis

Clematis ‘Nelly Moser’ 

An old fashioned favorite that never seems to go out of style, this flashy climber features enormous lavender flowers with prominent hot pink bars down each petal; a real showstopper for the garden


Fat Albert Blue Spruce

Picea pungens ‘Fat Albert’

A dense and compact spire-shaped evergreen accent tree for general landscape use with large stout branches and long, very pointy silvery-blue needles, very showy and colorful, an ideal size for smaller home landscapes, extremely hardy and rugged


Limelight Hydrangea

Hydrangea paniculata ‘Limelight’

Simply a stunning development in the world of hydrangeas, this variety features enormous, dense, upright flower heads that start out a soft lime green, fading over the summer to pink, red and burgundy in fall; one of the hardier selections


Oso Easy® Italian Ice® Rose

Rosa ‘Chewnicebell’

An amazing rose, blooming all season with abundant soft yellow flowers with bright pink edges; a low mounding habit makes it perfect for the garden, along walks, or as an informal hedge; all roses need full sun and well-drained soil


Purrsian Blue Catmint

Nepeta x faassenii ‘Purrsian Blue’

Lovely periwinkle-blue flowers bloom just above the nicely mounded aromatic foliage from early summer until fall; excellent for containers, beds and borders

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