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New Plants for 2017

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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Deschampsia cespitosa 'Goldtau'

Hairgrass, Tufted
This lovely cultivar of Deschampsia cespitosa shares many attributes with the species: clump growing, semi evergreen, fine textured leaves, and thin stems topped with sprays of airy delicate flowers. However, Deschampsia cespitosa ‘Goldtau’ has yellowish seeds heads that turn golden in the fall and provide wonderful winter interest. Deschampsia cespitosa performs best and flowers most in cooler climates. In warmer climates, Golden Dew Tufted Hair Grass needs semi-shade and moist conditions.
Deschampsia cespitosa 'Goldtau'

Dianthus 'Black Cherry Frost'

Pinks
This improved variety replaces ‘Black Cherry Wild’ in the FRUIT PUNCH® Dianthus series. ‘Black Cherry Frost’ has more consistent, formal flowers than its predecessor, and fills the void of dark red flowers in the series. 1¼in, rich, semi-double velvety red flowers have a fine, serrated, near white edge. Flower stems are strong, and are produced above the silvery blue foliage. Members of the Dianthus FRUIT PUNCH® series all share the following traits: fully double, fragrant flowers, and good heat and humidity tolerance. Flowers appear in early summer, and a quick shearing after flowering will encourage them to rebloom in early fall. FRUIT PUNCH® Dianthus are just the right size to edge the front of the sunny border and use in combination containers.
Dianthus 'Black Cherry Frost'

Dianthus 'Cadence Cherry Red'

Pinks
These highly fragrant, cherry double blossoms are an explosion of color on a grassy mound of glaucous blue-green, grassy foliage. Deer resistant, low maintenance and drought tolerant, attracts butterflies, fragrant, cute cut flower what more could one want in a perennial? A quick shearing after flowering will encourage them to rebloom in early fall. Dianthus is just the right size to edge the front of the sunny border and use in combination containers.
Dianthus 'Cadence Cherry Red'

Dianthus 'Cadence Raspberry'

Pinks
These highly fragrant, bright pink double blossoms are an explosion of color on a grassy mound of glaucous blue-green, grassy foliage. Deer resistant, low maintenance and drought tolerant, attracts butterflies, fragrant, cute cut flower what more could one want in a perennial? A quick shearing after flowering will encourage them to rebloom in early fall. Dianthus is just the right size to edge the front of the sunny border and use in combination containers.
Dianthus 'Cadence Raspberry'

Dianthus 'Cadence Salmon'

Pinks
These highly fragrant, salmon-pink and cream double blossoms on a grassy mound of glaucous blue-green, grassy foliage. Deer resistant, low maintenance and drought tolerant, attracts butterflies, fragrant, cute cut flower what more could one want in a perennial? A quick shearing after flowering will encourage them to rebloom in early fall. Dianthus is just the right size to edge the front of the sunny border and use in combination containers.
Dianthus 'Cadence Salmon'

Dianthus 'Coconut Surprise'

Pinks
The Scent First® series of pinks are known for their spicy fragrance, compact habit and long season of bloom. This tall selection forms a low cushion of grassy, grey-blue foliage topped with double flowers featuring frilly, white petals with a burgundy-red eye. An excellent addition to the sunny rock garden and for edging. Attractive to butterflies. Plants should be trimmed lightly after blooming to maintain their tight, compact mound. Evergreen. The flower petals of all types of Dianthus are edible.
Dianthus 'Coconut Surprise'

Dianthus 'Pinball Wizard'

Pinks
Pinball Wizard explodes with flashes of pink and white stripes.Masses of double spicy scented flowers are carried on sturdy silvery blue evergreen stems. Deadhead for repeat flowering to enjoy an exceptionally long season of interest. Repeat bloomer from spring to fall. Plants require good drainage and are an excellent choice forhot dry sites or gravelly soils.
Dianthus 'Pinball Wizard'
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