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New Plants for 2018

This portion of the site provides a summary and description of plants introduced for the first time to the Bohn's Farm lineup for the current year. 

Introduction of new plants to our already extensive lineup is the result of:

  • customer suggestions
  • recommendations from our diverse team of young plant producers
  • pant awareness resulting from custom production for our landscape professional customer
  • observations noted during our travels to professional conferences, botanical and educational institutions.

To learn more about a particular variety, click on the image or plant name.  Enjoy!

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Anemone 'Curtain Call Deep Rose'

Anemone, Japanese
Beginning in late summer, this perennial produces dark rose flowers that are positioned just above a small mound of green foliage. The flower's fullness is due to a double row of petals. Compact, mounded habit, great for front of border. Moderate, but consistent moisture needs.
Anemone 'Curtain Call Deep Rose'

Anemone 'Curtain Call Pink'

Anemone, Japanese
Beginning in late summer, this perennial produces bright rose pink flowers that are positioned just above a small mound of green foliage. The flower's fullness is due to a double row of petals. Compact, mounded habit, great for front of border. Moderate, but consistent moisture needs.
Anemone 'Curtain Call Pink'

Anemone 'Pretty Lady Diana'

Windflower
Anemone 'Pretty Lady Diana'

Aquilegia 'Swan Pink & Yellow'

Columbine
The mid-size Swan series known for large bi-color blooms in rich colors on vigorous plants. This variety has pink outer spurs with yellow inner petals.
Aquilegia 'Swan Pink & Yellow'

Aruncus dioicus 'Chantilly Lace'

Goat'S Beard
Goat's Beard loves part shade, and Chantilly Lace produces beautiful sprays of lacy, cream-colored flowers in late spring to early summer. Loads of inflorescences completely covers the deep green foliage. Goatsbeard is a great option to replace Astilbe in the garden if you're looking to incorporate more natives. Aruncus doesn't like to be transplanted, so although it is a slow grower the first couple of years, plan on giving each plant plenty of room to fill in over time.
Aruncus dioicus 'Chantilly Lace'

Baptisia 'American Goldfinch'

Indigo, False
In late spring, American Goldfinch produces loads of golden yellow flower spikes atop its wide habit, that offer colorful drama for many weeks followed by attractive round seed pods in the fall.
Baptisia 'American Goldfinch'

Baptisia 'Pink Lemonade'

Indigo, False
'Pink Lemonade' is such a unique member of the DECADENCE® series, with beautiful bicolor flower spikes in late spring to early summer that begin as soft yellow and mature to a dusty raspberry purple. Both colors adorn this vase-shaped charcoal-stemmed plant at the same time. Like all Baptisias, attractive seed pods extend this plant's season of interest.
Baptisia 'Pink Lemonade'

Carex oshimensis 'Everillo'

Sedge, Japanese
Carex oshimensis 'Everillo'

Coreopsis 'Gold & Bronze UPTICK'

Tickseed
Golden yellow flowers with dark red centers adorn the small, neat mound of the UPTICK Coreopsis series known for large, long-lasting blooms.
Coreopsis 'Gold & Bronze UPTICK'

Coreopsis 'UPTICK Cream & Red'

Tickseed
Cream flowers with dark red centers adorn the small, neat mound of the UPTICK Coreopsis series known for large, long-lasting blooms.
Coreopsis 'UPTICK Cream & Red'

Coreopsis 'Yellow & Red UPTICK'

Tickseed
Golden yellow flowers with dark red centers adorn the small, neat mound of the UPTICK Coreopsis series known for large, long-lasting blooms.
Coreopsis 'Yellow & Red UPTICK'

Coreopsis grandiflora 'Andiamo Yellow Red'

Coreopsis, Tickseed
No vernalization required--will flower its first year in production. Double flower, yellow petals with red ring in center.
Coreopsis grandiflora 'Andiamo Yellow Red'

Coreopsis grandiflora 'SunKiss'

Tickseed
The big standout for this coreopsis is its huge, nearly 3" wide flowers--yellow with wine-red centers. According to the breeder, this is the brightest yellow flower with a large blotch available as a seed strain. Heat-tolerant, easy to grow, floriferous plant. Coreopsis is easy to grow, making it a good choice for beginners. One plant will provide you with long-lasting cut flower bouquets all summer long.
Coreopsis grandiflora 'SunKiss'

Dianthus 'Cherry Vanilla FRUIT PUNCH'

Pink
Cherry Vanilla Dianthus, in the FRUIT PUNCH series, burst with beautiful color contrast. Deep red double flowers have light pink, almost white, edges for a beautiful and fascinating effect.
Dianthus 'Cherry Vanilla FRUIT PUNCH'

Dianthus 'Classic Coral FRUIT PUNCH'

Pinks
This beautiful coral rounds out the color palette for the FRUIT PUNCH series of semi-double to double, fragrant Dianthus with tolerance for heat and humidity.
Dianthus 'Classic Coral FRUIT PUNCH'

Dianthus 'Double Bubble'

Pinks
Great big bubble gum pink color in a teeny-tiny package. Loads of classic pink double blooms cover cover these low growers!
Dianthus 'Double Bubble'

Dianthus 'Electric Red'

Pinks
Eye-catching rich red blooms cover these low growers. A little flower with a big impact!
Dianthus 'Electric Red'

Dianthus 'PAINT THE TOWN Fuchsia'

Pink
Dianthus 'PAINT THE TOWN Fuchsia'

Dianthus 'PAINT THE TOWN Magenta'

Pink
Dianthus 'PAINT THE TOWN Magenta'

Dianthus 'Raspberry Ruffles FRUIT PUNCH'

Pinks
Fully double raspberry-pink blooms hold their color with tenacity, making it a lovely addition to the FRUIT PUNCH series of semi-double to double, fragrant Dianthus with tolerance for heat and humidity.Will rebloom in the fall if spent blooms are sheared back.
Dianthus 'Raspberry Ruffles FRUIT PUNCH'

Digitalis ambigua 'Carillon Temple Bells'

Foxglove
Dwarf foxglove with spikes of tubular flowers that are yellow with brown speckles. Plant responds well to deadheading.
Digitalis ambigua 'Carillon Temple Bells'

Echinacea 'Santa Fe LAKOTA'

Coneflower
Echinacea 'Santa Fe LAKOTA'

Echinacea purpurea 'Rose Compact PRAIRIE SPLENDOR'

Coneflower
A complement to the popular Echinacea PRAIRIE SPLENDOR is the Rose Compact PRAIRIE SPLENDOR coneflower. Just like the original, the rose compact is from a seed strain, has an earlier and longer bloom period. Rose Pink flowers that bloom in year one. A great little coneflower! Praised for their large, daisy-like flowers which appear from midsummer thru fall, after many other perennials have finished blooming, Coneflowers are a mainstay in today's garden. If deadheaded, the bloom cycle will be extended. However, some spent blooms should be left on the plants in fall because their seeds provide winter food for finches and other birds. The dried seed heads also provide architectural interest in the winter.
Echinacea purpurea 'Rose Compact PRAIRIE SPLENDOR'

Heliopsis helianthoides 'Tuscan Gold'

Sunflower, False
Heliopsis Tuscan Gold is a companion to the very popular Tuscan Sun, offering flowers that a little more saturated with color and a little larger. This selection blooms mid to late summer and has a compact, upright habit with dark green leaves that resist powdery mildew.
Heliopsis helianthoides 'Tuscan Gold'

Helleborus 'Grape Galaxy'

Lenten Rose
Helleborus 'Grape Galaxy'

Hemerocallis 'EARLYBIRD ORIOLE'

Daylily
A true breakthrough in daylily breeding, this is the first red, very early blooming, hardy daylily. In the ground, this daylily typically starts to bloom in mid-June which is several weeks earlier than most cultivars. Plants can rebloom up to 4 times per year, showing nearly 100 days of color in zone 6. EARLYBIRD CARDINAL Endless Heart produces 4" wide, watermelon red flowers with a pie crust edge and chartreuse throat. It is documented to produce 6 or more fans per season compared to 2-3 fans produced on an average daylily. It also tends to produce more than one flower scape per fan, so the plants quickly grow to form a highly floriferous, robust clump .Daylilies can survive many harsh conditions that other plants cannot including: polluted city environments, slopes, poor and dry soils, near pavement that is salted in winter, and under Black Walnut trees (not affected by juglone).
Hemerocallis 'EARLYBIRD ORIOLE'

Hemerocallis 'Fragrant Returns'

Daylily
Visually, almost identical to Happy Returns, but with a more intense, lovely fragrance!
Hemerocallis 'Fragrant Returns'

Hemerocallis 'Maestro Puccini'

Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Maestro Puccini'

Hemerocallis 'Orange Smoothie'

Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Orange Smoothie'

Hemerocallis 'Romantic Returns'

Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Romantic Returns'

Hemerocallis 'Storm Shelter'

Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Storm Shelter'

Heuchera 'Roze Quartz'

Coral Bells
Leaves emerge dusty-rose, then transition to pewter (while retaining some dusty rose accents for a long time).
Heuchera 'Roze Quartz'

Heuchera 'Twist of Lime'

Coral Bells
This heuchera with wavy, yellow-green leaves and cream flowers will really brighten up shady spots in the perennial border. Lovely and carefree!
Heuchera 'Twist of Lime'

Heuchera 'Wild Rose'

Coral Bells
This Heuchera has big leaves and big color with bright purple leaves and dark gray veining with rosy flowers atop these dense plants. This PRIMO collection addition grows quickly and is the perfect companion plant to the dark-leafed Black Pearl.
Heuchera 'Wild Rose'

Heuchera 'You're So Vein'

Coral Bells
Chartreuse leaves with scalloped edges have bronze red coloring around the veins. Bright pink flowers alight from a very full mound in early summer. A lovely heuchera all around!
Heuchera 'You're So Vein'

Heucherella 'Eye Spy'

Foamy Bells
Long-lived bright pink flowers adorn this foliage plant, making this selection extra interesting all year long! Large, heavily dissected, light green leaves with purplish centers.
Heucherella 'Eye Spy'

Heucherella villosa 'Hopscotch'

Foamy Bells
Lobed leaves emerge dark red, lighten to bronze, then change to a deep green in summer.
Heucherella villosa 'Hopscotch'

Heucherella villosa 'Red Rover'

Foamy Bells
Deep red, incredibly lobed foliage, 5" wide. Turns to an olive green foliage in the heat of summer.
Heucherella villosa 'Red Rover'

Hibiscus 'Cherry Choco Latte'

Hibiscus, Hardy
A compact olive green hibiscus ideal for tight spaces. 8-9" white blooms have bright red eyes and thick hot-pink veins. Don't grab the Visine, these long-lasting blooms are beauties!
Hibiscus 'Cherry Choco Latte'

Hosta 'Waterslide'

Hosta
This blue hosta rounds out the color palette of the SHADOWLAND collection. Thick, wavy, waxy blue-gray leaves lend an essence of water to the shade garden.
Hosta 'Waterslide'

Hosta 'Wiggles and Squiggles'

Hosta
Thin, wavy leaves are yellow when planted in morning sun or chartreuse when in a very shady spot. Either way, these fun hostas are perfect for the front of the border or in containers.
Hosta 'Wiggles and Squiggles'

Iris germanica 'Fringe of Gold'

Iris, Bearded Tall
Iris germanica 'Fringe of Gold'

Leucanthemum superbum 'Cream Puff'

Daisy, Shasta
A compact variety with large flowers. Buttery yellow buds give way to the classic yellow and white of the Shasta Daisy, but with double rows of petals for full coverage of the dark green foliage. Cream Puff does not require vernalization to bloom, and respond well to deadheading. A great little Leucanthemum, perfect for the front of the border or for containers!
Leucanthemum superbum 'Cream Puff'

Nepeta faassenii 'Kitten Around'

Catmint
Kitten Around is even smaller and more compact than Purrsian Blue, with a height of 12-14". Long-blooming and pollinator friendly--good things do come in small packages!
Nepeta faassenii 'Kitten Around'

Papaver orientale 'Crimson Red'

Poppy, Oriental
Crimson-red flowers reminiscent of crepe paper. Poppies require full sun and well-drained soil. Do not over water.
Papaver orientale 'Crimson Red'

Penstemon 'Midnight Masquerade'

Beardtongue
The first Penstemoon in the Proven Winners category! Tall, sturdy stems support vibrant lavender purple flowers with white interiors atop deep burgundy foliage.
Penstemon 'Midnight Masquerade'

Phlox 'Cloudburst'

Phlox, Tall Cushion
A new hybrid, ‘Cloudburst’ combines the rich colors of tall garden phlox and the dome-like habit of cushion phlox. Vibrant lavender-purple flowers have bright pink eyes and bloom all summer, starting about two to three weeks ahead of Phlox paniculata. A very mildew resistant variety.
Phlox 'Cloudburst'

Phlox 'Kung Fuchsia'

Phlox, Hybrid
Intensely colored, fuchsia pink flowers blanket the foliage of this shorter variety. Blooms 2-3 weeks earlier than Phlox paniculata, and is extremely resistant to powdery mildew.
Phlox 'Kung Fuchsia'

Pulmonaria 'Twinkle Toes'

Lungwort
Periwinkle blue flowers adorn low mounds of dark green leaves flecked with silver. Pulmonaria's foliage lends 3-season interest to the garden, making it a quintessential shade garden plant.
Pulmonaria 'Twinkle Toes'

Salvia 'Midnight Model'

Salvia, Perennial
Vibrant blue flowers that surpass the other blue perennial salvias bloom atop a dense clumping habit. Sun-loving salvias are easy to grow, unfussy plants.
Salvia 'Midnight Model'

Salvia 'Pretty in Pink'

Salvia, Perennial
Vibrant lavender pink flowers adorn these easy-care plants of the FASHIONISTA collection.
Salvia 'Pretty in Pink'

Salvia nemorosa 'Bumbleblue'

Salvia, Perennial
Intense violet blue flowers bloom profusely on this short plant in late spring. A feast for your eyes, and for the pollinators!
Salvia nemorosa 'Bumbleblue'

Salvia nemorosa 'Bumblesky'

Salvia, Perennial
Beautiful sky blue flowers bloom profusely on this short plant in late spring. A feast for your eyes, and for the pollinators!
Salvia nemorosa 'Bumblesky'

Scabiosa columbaria 'Blue Note'

Pincushion
A lovely dwarf pincushion flower, with lavender-blue blooms on grey-green foliage. Likes sandy, dry soil and needs good drainage, especially in winter. Deadhead occasionally to maintain a neat appearance.
Scabiosa columbaria 'Blue Note'

Sedum 'Little Miss Sunshine'

Stonecrop
This groundcover is perfect for rock gardens, containers, or the front of the border. Tiny and tidy, it is covered in bright yellow flower clusters on glossy green leaves from early to midsummer.
Sedum 'Little Miss Sunshine'

Sedum 'Popstar'

Stonecrop
Blue-green foliage gives way to salmon pink flowers in late summer, covering this hardy easy-care Sedum until attractive pink seed pods appear. Loads of late season appeal.
Sedum 'Popstar'

Sedum 'Superstar'

Stonecrop
Smoky turquoise foliage covered in bright rose pink blooms in late summer, followed by dark purple seed heads. With its exquisite color and low-mounded habit, this will truly is a superstar of the perennial border!
Sedum 'Superstar'

Sempervivum 'Black'

Hen And Chicks
This hardy succulent has green centers with dark, black red tips and is the perfect choice for gravelly, poor soils.
Sempervivum 'Black'

Sempervivum 'Peggy'

Hen And Chicks
Sempervivum 'Peggy'

Sempervivum calcareum 'Limelight'

Hen And Chicks
Sempervivum calcareum 'Limelight'

Tiarella 'Cutting Edge'

Foamflower
Highly dissected green leaves with burgundy centers provide 3-season interest, while white bottlebrush flowers provide spring excitement. For the shade garden, this is a wonderful, clumping perennial that plays nice with others.
Tiarella 'Cutting Edge'

Veronica 'Mona Lisa Smile'

Speedwell
Rosy purple flower spikes adorn the rounded habit of this early-blooming Veronica.
Veronica 'Mona Lisa Smile'
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