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Dracocephalum (Dragon’s Head)
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Including Dracocephalum argunense ‘Fuji Blue’, and Dracocephalum argunense ‘Fuji White’

Dracocephalum

Dragon’s Head

If you’re looking for something showy to infill cracks and crevices throughout the rockery, this long-lived charmer could be your choice. A virtually carefree perennial, Dragon Head’s handsome, dark green tidy mounds and terminal spikes of little Snapdragon-like flowers guarantee to captivate, especially when massed.


Dracocephalum argunense ‘Fuji Blue’  full sun  partial shade
Dracocephalum argunense Fuji Blue

Originating in northeast Asia, this enchanting Dracocephalum boasts polished, needlelike foliage and brilliant blue helmet-shaped flowers, each highlighted with a light blue lip.

Blooms June–mid-August.

Size: 12" high x 10"–12" wide; hardy to zone 5.

Dracocephalum argunense ‘Fuji Blue’ (P-0932)
Each $7.50
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Dracocephalum argunense ‘Fuji White’  full sun  partial shade
Dracocephalum argunense Fuji White

The namesake for these snowy white flowers was inspired by Japan’s impressive Mt. Fujiyama. Sparkling against distinctive, narrow, deep green foliage, its pronounced lower petals display a hint of light blue.

Blooms June–mid-August.

Size: 12" high x 10"–12" wide; hardy to zone 5.

Dracocephalum argunense ‘Fuji White’ (P-0933)
Each $7.50
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Sterling Spring blooming shrubs, plus head-turning Perennials.

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Sterling spring blooming shrubs, all dressed in classy green leaves and crisp white flowers. Viburnum plicatum ‘Summer Snowflake’ is the largest of our featured shrubs, fashioning graceful somewhat horizontal branches adorned with snowy lace caps. Cultivated since 1868, well-loved Spiraea x vanhouttei makes a shapely low maintenance addition to sunny mixed borders, while smaller-statured Deutzia gracilis ‘Nikko' offers a galaxy of dainty white blooms perfect for the rockery, nestled along steps or in a container.

Head turning Perennials

Nearly 65” of rain coupled with chilly spring days spawned a remarkable surge of lush foliar growth, plus spectacular long-lasting flowers in our nursery & garden this year. Spring is always such an exciting time as we watch the multitude of leaves, buds and blooms that seemingly unfurl over night plus the numerous new shoots stretching skyward. Dicentra ‘Gold Heart’s delicate golden foliage glows in dappled shady niches, while the dark leaves of Eupatorium ‘Chocolate’, Astrantia ‘Moulin Rouge's exquisite domes, and the richly colored Sedum ‘Jose Aubergine’ promise to turn more than a few heads in your garden. Perhaps you could let Campanula ‘Blue Waterfall’ cascade down your garden steps, or brighten up a sunny bed with Geum ‘Prinses Juliana’. We hope you’ll make room for a few of these shrubs & perennials. Our extensive display borders which surround the nursery are now open through Colombus Day weekend. Our first guided Saturday Stroll is June 24th., followed by July 15th & 29th. We hope you’ll come visit us this summer.

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Customer Comment:

“I ordered three Kniphofias and a Salvia a little over a week ago, and received them today. E-mail response to my web order was prompt and provided all the information I needed. The Kniphofias are nice, healthy, generous divisions. The Salvia is…good value for the price and very healthy.”

~G.D.N. in Nevada


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