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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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Paeonia Intersectional 'Alexander Fleming'

Peony
Fragrant, fully double, pink blossoms abound in early summer. The central petals have a tendancy to curl inward, giving the flowers a sphere-like shape. Many side buds are produced, extending the bloom time. Peonies are classic garden plants that add a bit of nostalgia and charm to the garden. Their fragrant blooms and lush foliage have made them popular for years, and with the recent resurgence in breeding, they will continue to improve. Peonies are simple to grow and can be utilized in many ways, including mass plantings, specimens, or hedges. By choosing a mixture of early, midseason, and late blooming varieties, you can have blooms for up to 6 weeks.
Paeonia Intersectional 'Alexander Fleming'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Bowl of Love'

Peony
Garden Peonies are old favourites for late spring display, prized for their large, colourful and fragrant blooms. Plants form an upright bush of dark green leaves, remaining attractive all season. This selection offers double, bomb-type flowers in deep red with pink tones appearing on strong stems mid-season. Delightful light fragrance. Excellent for cutting. Peonies seldom need to be divided or moved, but if necessary it should be carried out only in the fall. Flowering is always best in a sunny location. Trim off old stems to the ground in late fall, to help prevent disease problems.
Paeonia lactiflora 'Bowl of Love'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Bunker Hill'

Peony
Loosely double blooms are deep, rose-pink to red. Individual petals are traced with a hint of silver. Sturdy stems and deep green foliage. Fragrant. Heirloom variety. Great for cutting. Early-Midseason.
Paeonia lactiflora 'Bunker Hill'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Coral Charm'

Peony
This classic peony is a true color breakthrough in the coral category. Deep coral buds open to semi-double, light coral peach blossoms early in the peony season. This charming peony has attractive deep green foliage and grows equally well in northern and southern zones. Peonies are classic garden plants that add a bit of nostalgia and charm to the garden. Their fragrant blooms and lush foliage have made them popular for years, and with the recent resurgence in breeding, they will continue to improve. Peonies are simple to grow and can be utilized in many ways, including mass plantings, specimens, or hedges. By choosing a mixture of early, midseason, and late blooming varieties, you can have blooms for up to 6 weeks.
Paeonia lactiflora 'Coral Charm'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Henry Bockstoce'

Peony
Double, rich red blooms with centers shaped like rosebuds grace the garden in early summer. This is an advanced-generation hybrid of a cross between P. lactiflora and P. officinalis. Peonies are classic garden plants that add a bit of nostalgia and charm to the garden. Their fragrant blooms and lush foliage have made them popular for years, and with the recent resurgence in breeding, they will continue to improve. Peonies are simple to grow and can be utilized in many ways, including mass plantings, specimens, or hedges. By choosing a mixture of early, midseason, and late blooming varieties, you can have blooms for up to 6 weeks.
Paeonia lactiflora 'Henry Bockstoce'

Paeonia lactiflora 'Honey Gold'

Peony
Popular creamy white and gold combination with extraordinary form and slight sweet fragrance. Blooms have hints of pink and broad, well-formed guard petals. Excellent cut flower.
Paeonia lactiflora 'Honey Gold'

Penstemon digitalis 'Blackbeard'

Beardtongue
Dark purple flower stems hold its lilac purple flowers with their white flaring tubes high above the low mound of deep eggplant purple leaves. Attractive dark burgundy seed pods follow the flowering performance for extended seasonal interest. ‘Blackbeard’ stays strictly upright all season long. It takes the heat and humidity in stride but is also very cold hardy. It continues to provide terrific color in the landscape all season long.
Penstemon digitalis 'Blackbeard'

Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Blue Jean Baby'

Sage, Russian
Need a shorter, manageable Russian Sage that is still vigorous in the landscape and production? Try ‘Blue Jean Baby’! Lavender blue flowers held in smoky purple calyxes bloom for a long period starting in midsummer, with the color from the calyxes extending appeal into fall. This variety is one of the earliest Perovskia to bloom. This bushy selection joins the lineup of Perovskia from the Walters Gardens, Inc. hybridizing and, like the others this program has introduced, resists lodging.
Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Blue Jean Baby'

Phlox 'Amethyst Pearl'

Phlox, Hybrid
Light amethyst pink flowers with a white eye are produced in loose, rounded panicles in early summer and reblooms again in early fall. Glossy, bright green foliage stays clean all season. Like ‘Minnie Pearl’, it spreads slowly by rhizomes.
Phlox 'Amethyst Pearl'

Phlox 'Fashionably Early Crystal'

Phlox, Hybrid
‘Fashionably Early Crystal’ is a taller variety of Hybrid Phlox that will work best for the middle to back of the border. In addition to blooming 2-3 weeks earlier than the typical Tall Garden Phlox, it boasts a long season of color. Pure white flowers with a faint light purple eye appear from early summer well into midsummer with some rebloom in fall. Broad, dark green, thick foliage stays beautiful all season. Each member of the Fashionably Early series has exceptional mildew resistance, thick leathery leaves, and a stoloniferous habit (as opposed to the tightly clumping P. paniculata types).
Phlox 'Fashionably Early Crystal'

Phlox 'Fashionably Early Flamingo'

Phlox, Hybrid
‘Fashionably Early Flamingo’ is a taller variety of Hybrid Phlox that will work best for the middle to back of the border. In addition to blooming 2-3 weeks earlier than the typical Tall Garden Phlox, it boasts a long season of color. Perfectly defined panicles of light lavender pink flowers bloom prolifically well into midsummer with some rebloom in fall. Broad, dark green, thick foliage stays beautiful all season. Each member of the Fashionably Early series has exceptional mildew resistance, thick leathery leaves, and a stoloniferous habit (as opposed to the tightly clumping P. paniculata types).
Phlox 'Fashionably Early Flamingo'

Phlox 'Fashionably Early Lavender Ice'

Phlox, Hybrid
‘Fashionably Early Lavender Ice’ is a taller variety of Hybrid Phlox that will work best for the middle to back of the border with its refined, perfect looking habit. In addition to being early blooming, it boasts a long season of color. Pale lavender flowers with a lavender pink eye appear from early summer well into midsummer with some rebloom in fall. Narrow, spiky, dark green foliage stays beautiful all season. Each member of the Fashionably Early series has exceptional mildew resistance, thick leathery leaves, and a stoloniferous habit (as opposed to the tightly clumping P. paniculata types).
Phlox 'Fashionably Early Lavender Ice'

Phlox 'Fashionably Early Princess'

Phlox, Hybrid
‘Fashionably Early Princess’ is the very first of the series to bloom. This is a taller variety of Hybrid Phlox that will work best for the middle to back of the border. In addition to being early blooming, it boasts a long season of color. Light fuchsia pink flowers and a darker pink eye appear well into midsummer with some rebloom in fall. Broad, thick, glossy green foliage stays beautiful all season. Each member of the Fashionably Early series has exceptional mildew resistance, thick leathery leaves, and a stoloniferous habit (as opposed to the tightly clumping P. paniculata types).
Phlox 'Fashionably Early Princess'

Phlox bifida 'Top Notch'

Phlox, Cleft
This unique groundcover Phlox is striking for its neat habit, great flower coverage, and most importantly, its unique periwinkle blue flowers. Although this plant behaves similarly to Phlox subulata, it is a different species with unique characteristics. The common name, Cleft Phlox, refers to the deeply cleft petal lobes, giving the flowers more of a feathery look than you would get from Phlox subulata varieties. This plant forms a low, restrained mound of fragrant flowers, and it does not spread aggressively.
Phlox bifida 'Top Notch'

Phlox paniculata 'Early Pink Dark Eye'

Phlox, Hybrid
This Hybrid Phlox looks similar to a Tall Garden Phlox, but is shorter and blooms at least three weeks earlier than P. paniculata. It is a terrific perennial for retailers looking for early color on neatly compact plants and gardeners wanting color in the garden earlier in the season.
Phlox paniculata 'Early Pink Dark Eye'

Phlox paniculata 'FLAME Red'

Phlox, Garden
Intense red blooms rounding out the FLAME Series of dward and disease resistant phlox.
Phlox paniculata 'FLAME Red'

Prunus virginiana

Chokecherry, Common
Prunus virginiana
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