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Dalea (syn Petalosteum) purpurea

Clover, Purple Prairie
A native Missouri prairie clover which occurs in glades, rocky open woods and prairies in much of the state. It features tiny purple flowers in dense, cone-like heads atop erect, wiry stems late June through September.
Dalea (syn Petalosteum) purpurea

Delosperma 'Amethyst'

Ice Plant
Glowing pink blooms with white eyes. eye. Succulent, compact foliage. Very long blooming.
Delosperma 'Amethyst'

Delosperma 'Fire Spinner'

Ice Plant
Vibrant tri-colored flowers cover the tight succulent foliage late June throught August. Bright green needle-like foliage spreads quickly to form a dense mat. Tolerates heat and drought.
Delosperma 'Fire Spinner'

Delosperma 'Garnet'

Ice Plant
Bright red flowers with a hot pink eye. Succulent, compact foliage. Very long blooming.
Delosperma 'Garnet'

Delosperma 'John Proffitt Table Mountain'

Ice Plant
A succulent, semi-evergreen, mat-forming cultivar with bright fuchsia flowers from May to fall. Foliage is covered with transparent flakes that resemble pieces of ice, thus the common name.
Delosperma 'John Proffitt Table Mountain'

Delosperma 'Moon Stone'

Ice Plant
White flowers with a yellow center. Succulent, compact foliage. Very long blooming.
Delosperma 'Moon Stone'

Delosperma 'Opal'

Ice Plant
Coral and salmon two-tone flowers. Succulent, compact foliage. Very long blooming.
Delosperma 'Opal'

Delosperma 'Peridot'

Ice Plant
Cheerful yellow flowers with a white eye. Succulent, compact foliage. Very long blooming.
Delosperma 'Peridot'

Delosperma 'Rose Quartz'

Ice Plant
Rose pink flowers with a white eye. Succulent, compact foliage. Very long blooming.
Delosperma 'Rose Quartz'

Delosperma 'Topaz'

Ice Plant
Amber flowers with a white eye. Succulent, compact foliage. Very long blooming.
Delosperma 'Topaz'

Delosperma congestum

Ice Plant
Radiant yellow, daisy-like flowers appear June through September. Succulent evergreen foliage turns maroon in autumn. Heat and drought tolerant. Excellent when massed. Tolerates light foot traffic.
Delosperma congestum

Delosperma cooperi 'Ruby'

Ice Plant
Deep red flowers with a white eye. Succulent, compact foliage. Very long blooming.
Delosperma cooperi 'Ruby'

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'

Deschampsia cespitosa 'Pixie Fountain'

Grass, Tufted Hairgrass
Pixie Fountain' features dense clumps of slender, silver-green foliage followed by golden- brown flower spikes above the leaves from June to September. Choose this compact variety for the border or wildflower meadow. It also makes a lovely cut flower—fresh or dried. Exceptionally cold hardy.
Deschampsia cespitosa 'Pixie Fountain'

Dianthus 'Apple Slice'

Pinks
These fragrant, intricately patterned, deep velvety red, 1.5" double blossoms have pale pink to white blotches in the center of each petal with a matching narrow picotee edge. They are presented on 10" tall wiry stems above 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? The Dianthus FRUIT PUNCH™ series delivers all that and more in your choice of four colors. Double flowers stand like mini carnations atop a short mound of evergreen foliage in early summer. 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 'Apple Slice'

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 'Black Cherry Wild'

Pinks
Deep velvety red, fragrant, double flower with a narrow, serrated white picotee edge. Gray-green, grass-like foliage.
Dianthus 'Black Cherry Wild'

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 Punch'

Pinks
Large, fragrant, double blossoms open deep red with white blotches in the center of each petal. White blotches expand and red lightens as flowers mature. Gray-green grass-like foliage.
Dianthus 'Coconut Punch'

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 'Coral Reef'

Pinks
Large frilly, fully double blossoms are a rich coral color with delicately fringed, light pink to white edges. Though the flower color lightens a bit as the flowers age, they remain an attractive shade of coral rose until they are fully spent. Blooms mid summer. The flowers are complemented by the glaucous grey-blue foliage that forms a uniform, rounded, densely compact clump and remains attractive all season. As the series name SCENT FIRST implies, the beautiful blossoms have a strong, spicy fragrance which is even more noticeable when you cut them for your fresh bouquets. Try adding a few to your combination planters this spring.
Dianthus 'Coral Reef'

Dianthus 'Cranberry Cocktail'

Pinks
The large flowers of ‘Cranberry Cocktail’ look and smell like mini-carnations and you can enjoy them in your garden and in cut bouquets alike. Full, 2" double hot magenta pink flowers have serrated edges, rising above its grey-green, dense foliage. Deer resistant, low maintenance and drought tolerant, attracts butterflies, fragrant, cute cut flower—what more could one want in a perennial? The Dianthus FRUIT PUNCH® series delivers all that and more in your choice of four colors. Double flowers stand like mini carnations atop a short mound of evergreen foliage in early summer. 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 'Cranberry Cocktail'

Dianthus 'Early Bird Fizzy'

Pinks
Early blooming lavender, double flowers have a maroon eye appear April through October on compact blue-green foliage. Fragrant blooms have enticing clove-like scent. Will repeat bloom if deadheaded.
Dianthus 'Early Bird Fizzy'

Dianthus 'Early Bird Frosty'

Pinks
Early blooming pure white, double flowers appear April through October on compact blue-green foliage. Fragrant blooms have enticing clove-like scent. Will repeat bloom if deadheaded.
Dianthus 'Early Bird Frosty'

Dianthus 'Early Bird Radiance'

Pinks
Early blooming crimson, double flowers appear April through October on compact blue-green foliage. Fragrant blooms have enticing clove-like scent. Will repeat bloom if deadheaded.
Dianthus 'Early Bird Radiance'

Dianthus 'Early Bird Sherbet'

Pinks
Early blooming cherry pink, double flowers appear April through October on compact blue-green foliage. Fragrant blooms have enticing clove-like scent. Will repeat bloom if deadheaded.
Dianthus 'Early Bird Sherbet'

Dianthus 'Fire and Ice'

Pinks
Dianthus 'Fire and Ice'

Dianthus 'Frosty Fire'

Pinks
Double red blooms over blue-gray tufts of foliage. Long flowering period. Needs good drainage.
Dianthus 'Frosty Fire'

Dianthus 'Maraschino'

Pinks
Wide cherry red flowers have dark burgundy eye. Fluffy, double flowers with deeply fringed petals have a sweet fragrance and silvery blue, spiky leaves. The foliage looks great all season, and won’t get tired in the heat of summer. Deer resistant, low maintenance and drought tolerant, attracts butterflies, fragrant, cute cut flower.
Dianthus 'Maraschino'

Dianthus 'Neon Star'

Pinks
Compact, mounding plant with fluorescent pink flowers and spicy clove fragrance over evergreen, blue-gray foliage. Drought tolerant. Heaviest bloom in spring with some rebloom in autumn.
Dianthus 'Neon Star'

Dianthus 'Passion'

Pinks
Large, fully double, fragrant flowers with smooth-edged petals open above the foliage like a bouquet of little roses. The blue-green to grey-green leaves are a bit longer than shorter varieties of Dianthus, forming a spiky clump of evergreen foliage in the landscape. blossoms have a strong, spicy fragrance which is even more noticeable when you cut a few for your fresh bouquets. Some have reported that this variety tends to bloom 2-3 weeks earlier than others in the SCENT FIRST series.
Dianthus 'Passion'

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'

Dianthus 'Ruby Sparkles'

Pinks
This eye catching red Dianthus produces masses of large 1-2”, single, magenta red blossoms with a well-defined, deep ruby eye and deeply serrated petals. Their spicy fragrance is intoxicating! The colorful flowers blanket the tightly compact clump of grey-green foliage in early summer and early fall.
Dianthus 'Ruby Sparkles'

Dianthus 'Starburst'

Pinks
Large, semi-double, frilly, cherry-red flowers splashed with white. The flowers are held erect on long, upright stems over a compact mound of blue-green, grassy foliage. Flowers have a spicy fragrance. Attractive to butterflies. Great cut flower. Excellent for edging, in rock gardens and containers. Deadhead regularly to encourage more buds to form. The flower petals of all types of Dianthus are edible. Plants require good drainage and are an excellent choice for hot dry sites or gravelly soils.
Dianthus 'Starburst'

Dianthus 'Sweetie Pie'

Pinks
The true pink, semi-double flowers are1.5" wide with a subtle darker pink eye. Incredibly floriferous: the flowers totally cover the silvery blue-green foliage when it’s in bloom.
Dianthus 'Sweetie Pie'

Dianthus barbatus 'Heart Attack'

Pinks
Dianthus barbatus 'Heart Attack'

Dianthus barbatus 'Pinocchio'

Sweet William
A dwarf, double-flowering plant with dense, flat-topped clusters of small fringed flowers in a range of vivid colors including red, pink, white and bicolor, some with a contrasting eye.
Dianthus barbatus 'Pinocchio'

Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Bath's Pink'

Pinks
Low cushion of steel blue foliage covered with fringed, soft pink flowers for many weeks in the spring. Reblooms sporadically through the remainder of the growing season. Very tolerant of heat, humidity and drought. Needs excellent drainage.
Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Bath's Pink'

Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'FIREWITCH Feuerhexe'

Pinks
Shocking magenta-pink flowers shimmer over a dense mat of semi-evergreen blue-green foliage. Blooms heavily in May and June. Tolerates heat, humidity and some drought. 2006 Perennial Plant of the Year.
Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'FIREWITCH Feuerhexe'

Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Tiny Rubies'

Pinks
Double, deep pink flowers shimmer over a dense mat of semi-evergreen deep green foliage. Blooms heavily in May and June with some rebloom in summer. Tolerates heat, humidity and some drought.
Dianthus gratianopolitanus 'Tiny Rubies'

Diarrhena obovata

Beakgrain, American
Diarrhena obovata

Dicentra eximia

Bleeding Heart, Fringed
Pink flowers on arching stems over blue-gray, fernlike foliage. Flowers bloom from spring through early summer and will continue through fall with adequate moisture. Foliage lasts through the whole season.
Dicentra eximia

Dicentra eximia 'Aurora'

Bleeding Heart, Fringed
White flowers above grayish foliage. Flowers bloom from spring through early summer and will continue through fall with adequate moisture. Foliage lasts through the whole season.
Dicentra eximia 'Aurora'

Dicentra eximia 'Fire Island'

Bleeding Heart, Fringed
Flaming magenta red, heart-shaped flowers with white tips are produced in clusters above the very finely textured, frosty blue foliage from late spring into midsummer. its more vigorous growth rate, bushier habit, earlier flowering, and increased flower production. This sun loving alpine type of bleeding heart has been extremely popular since its introduction into the US. Two added bonuses with this new selection: it is more disease resistant and does not produce seed, helping it to bloom longer into summer.
Dicentra eximia 'Fire Island'

Dicentra eximia 'King of Hearts'

Bleeding Heart, Fringed
Rosy pink flowers over finely cut, soft, gray-green foliage. Plants bloom all summer long and foliage persists through the whole season.
Dicentra eximia 'King of Hearts'

Dicentra eximia 'Luxuriant'

Bleeding Heart, Fringed
Cherry red flowers over fernlike, blue-green foliage. Flowers bloom from spring through early summer and will continue through fall with adequate moisture. Foliage lasts through the whole season.
Dicentra eximia 'Luxuriant'

Dicentra spectabilis

Bleeding Heart, Old Fashioned
This is the old-fashioned favorite with nodding pink and white heart-shaped flowers. It is a lovely compliment to Hosta but foliage dies down in summer if temperatures are high and adequate moisture is not maintained.
Dicentra spectabilis

Dicentra spectabilis 'Alba'

Bleeding Heart, Old Fashioned
Similar to D. spectabilis but with white flowers.
Dicentra spectabilis 'Alba'

Dicentra spectabilis 'Gold Heart'

Bleeding Heart, Old Fashioned
Dicentra spectabilis 'Gold Heart'

Dicentra spectabilis 'Valentine'

Bleeding Heart, Old Fashioned
A new spin on an old favorite! If you love the classic look of Old Fashioned Bleeding Hearts but are looking for an updated color palette, try this new red flowering selection. Much like the species, this variety also grows quickly to form a robust clump of deep green foliage topped with arching flower stems in late spring. When the foliage is emerging in spring, it has a tinge of pretty purple color to it. The flower stems on this variety are deep red and the large, puffy heart-shaped flowers are bright red with a white tip. They dangle romantically from the leafless stems over a period of many weeks. The plant remains attractive after it is finished blooming until it goes summer dormant.
Dicentra spectabilis 'Valentine'

Digitalis grandiflora (syn ambigua) 'Carillon'

Foxglove, Yellow
A tough perennial form of foxglove with upright spikes of tubular creamy-yellow flowers May through June. Compact growth habit. Deadhead to extend bloom. Tolerates clay soils.
Digitalis grandiflora (syn ambigua) 'Carillon'

Digitalis purpurea 'Camelot Lavender'

Foxglove
Large white flowers with lavender shading and burgundy spotting inside appear all the way around the stems for a showy display. Will rebloom if deadheaded.
Digitalis purpurea 'Camelot Lavender'

Digitalis purpurea 'Camelot Rose'

Foxglove
Large, deep rose-pink flowers with burgundy spotting inside appear all the way around the stems for a showy display. Will rebloom if deadheaded.
Digitalis purpurea 'Camelot Rose'

Dryopteris erythrosora

Fern, Autumn
"Autumn Fern" refers to the coppery-orange color of the emerging fronds. Foliage matures to shiny dark green. A deciduous fern with an erect habit. A durable perennial fern for the Midwest.
Dryopteris erythrosora

Dryopteris erythrosora 'Brilliance'

Fern, Autumn
Dryopteris erythrosora 'Brilliance'

Dryopteris intermedia

Fern, Fancy Wood
Dryopteris intermedia is a wonderful North American native evergreen fern that can be found in mountainous regions from Canada south to Alabama. The 2' long fronds make an 18" tall x 3' wide clump that grows best in moist woodland locations, where it has a slight preference for alkaline soils. Research has shown Dryopteris intermedia to be overly promiscuous, having fathered offspring with at least eight other wood ferns...creating quite a taxonomic and legal tangle as you can imagine.
Dryopteris intermedia

Dryopteris marginalis

Fern, Eastern Wood
Tough, adaptable evergreen fern with olive green arching fronds that grow in a vase shape. Established plants are reasonably drought tolerant. The leathery leaves of Dryopteris marginalis are a beautiful addition to the woodland garden and can form a lovely an easy to maintain groundcover. A sturdy east coast native, it forms a tidy clump that will not spread and is very tolerant of dry shade conditions once it has established. Marginal wood fern is often found in shaded crevices of rocky ledges and bluffs from Newfoundland to Georgia, west to Oklahoma and Minnesota.
Dryopteris marginalis
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