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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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Salvia nemorosa 'Swifty Deep Rose'

Salvia, Perennial
Salvia are a dependable perennial for their intense show of color - well now it's gotten even better with the Swifty series! Sporting better branching and a higher yield of deep rose flower spikes, this Salvia is sure to impress. Performs well in full sun with good drought tolerance - makes this a no brainer for a summer garden!
Salvia nemorosa 'Swifty Deep Rose'

Salvia nemorosa 'Swifty Violet Blue'

Salvia, Perennial
Salvia are a dependable perennial for their intense show of color - well now it's gotten even better with the Swifty series! Sporting better branching and a higher yield of violet flower spikes, this Salvia is sure to impress. Performs well in full sun with good drought tolerance - makes this a no brainer for a summer garden!
Salvia nemorosa 'Swifty Violet Blue'

Salvia nemorosa 'Swifty White'

Salvia, Perennial
Salvia are a dependable perennial for their intense show of color - well now it's gotten even better with the Swifty series! Sporting better branching and a higher yield of white flower spikes, this Salvia is sure to impress. Performs well in full sun with good drought tolerance - makes this a no brainer for a summer garden!
Salvia nemorosa 'Swifty White'

Scabiosa columbaria 'Giga Blue'

Pincushion Flower
Scabiosa Giga Blue forms compact 6- to 9-inch tall clumps of gray-green foliage which produce an abundance of exceptionally large 3-inch lavender-blue blooms. These cultivars produce an impressive display of large 3-inch blooms; that's one inch larger than other scabiosa cultivars on the market. The flowers first appear in mid spring and continue throughout the summer. The plants grow 12- to 15-inches wide and 12 to 18 inches in height when blooming. Pincushion flower can be grown throughout much of the country, USDA Hardiness Zones 4 to 10. They perform best in locations with good drainage and full sun; it is best to put them in locations with light shade in the Deep South and West. Scabiosa is commonly used in containers, perennial borders or as a cut flower and is great for attracting butterflies into the garden.
Scabiosa columbaria 'Giga Blue'

Sempervivum 'Pilioseum'

Hen And Chicks
Sempervivum is comprised of one large rosette called the "hen" which sprouts many smaller rosettes around it called "chicks". As the plants age, the "hen" may die out and be replaced by the "chicks". Plants can be divided easily at any time by pulling up some of the "chicks" and replanting them elsewhere. Piloseum forms medium to large rosettes of grey-green leaves. This color may vary from season to season. These rosettes have a rounded, semi-loose form. This plant is particularly effective when planted in the cracks and crevices of stone walls or walkways. It is also very attractive in containers.
Sempervivum 'Pilioseum'

Sempervivum 'Rocknoll Rosette'

Hen And Chicks
This colorful selection produces medium sized rosettes of deep orange to wine red leaves flushed apple green at the base. It offsets freely, making it an ideal small scale groundcover for sunny, dry areas. Sempervivum is comprised of one large rosette called the "hen" which sprouts many smaller rosettes around it called "chicks". As the plants age, the "hen" may die out and be replaced by the "chicks". Plants can be divided easily at any time by pulling up some of the "chicks" and replanting them elsewhere. This plant is particularly effective when planted in the cracks and crevices of stone walls or walkways. It is also very attractive in containers.
Sempervivum 'Rocknoll Rosette'

Sempervivum 'Ruby Heart'

Hen And Chicks
This selection forms rosettes of sharply pointed, silvery blue to blue-green leaves which are flushed rosy red at the base. This color varies by season, intensifying in cold temperatures. In midsummer, unique pinkish purple flowers are held aloft on short, leafy stalks. Sempervivum is comprised of one large rosette called the "hen" which sprouts many smaller rosettes around it called "chicks". As the plants age, the "hen" may die out and be replaced by the "chicks". Plants can be divided easily at any time by pulling up some of the "chicks" and replanting them elsewhere. This plant is particularly effective when planted in the cracks and crevices of stone walls or walkways. It is also very attractive in containers.
Sempervivum 'Ruby Heart'

Soreopsis verticillata 'Crazy Cayenne'

Coreopsis, Threadleaf
This vibrant orange Coreopsis that has a perfectly domed, rounded, uniform habit. 1.75" wide, fiery sunset orange flowers have intense red-orange color concentrated at the centers of the petals. The undersides of its petals are golden yellow, with some petal tips displaying the same golden yellow. The flowers will cover the gray-green, threadleaf foliage for a showy midsummer display. 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.
Soreopsis verticillata 'Crazy Cayenne'
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