2024 Season

Plant Inventory

Weekly Update 7/22

NEW SUMMER HOURS:

Monday-Thursday 9-3
Friday-Saturday 9-5

Coral Bell sale this week, ALL 1 gallon pots are 20% off! It’s a great time of year to plant in the shade.

Looking great- CONEFLOWERS- we LOVE bright pink Rosada, Blue Jean Baby Russian sage, bee balm, grasses, black eyed susans, and butterfly bushes.

3 gallon screening trees are back in stock.

We are just buzzing with pollinators! You should be too!!

DECIDUOUS TREES

  • Prunus x yedoensis, Akebono cherry
    $149
    15 gallon, 8-9′, 1.5″ caliper
  • Hydrangea paniculata renhy: Vanilla Strawberry hydrangea tree
    $168
    15 gallon, 5-6′

DECIDUOUS SHRUBS

  • Asheville native shrubs, Asheville flowering shrubs, Aphrodite Sweetshrub
    Aphrodite Carolina Sweetshrub (PW)
    $22
    1 gallon, native- Ryan’s pick, bigger blooms than the species, and re-blooms for most of summer. Sun or part shade.
  • 1 Gallon Hydrangeas: Proven Winners
    $22
    Pinky Winky, Little Lime Punch
  • Miss Kim Lilac
    $28
    3 Gallon
  • Asheville shrubs, WNC beautyberry, beautyberry asheville, pearl glam beautyberry
    Callicarpa x: Pearl Glam beautyberry(PW)
    $36
    3 gallon- Purple leaves extend the season of interest. Fantastic plant for summer/fall interest.
  • Buddleia: Miss Molly (PW) butterfly bush
    $15
    1 gallon- fuchsia blooms, 5’tall/wide
  • Buddleia: Pugster Blue butterfly bush
    $36, $28
    3 gallon, 2 gallon- Pugster is our favorite series of butterfly bushes. They keep a nice compact habit and still produce full size blooms all summer. Bring on the butterflies! Not invasive. 
  • Buddleia: Pugster White butterfly bush (PW)
    $36
    3 gallon
  • Buddleia: Pugster Amethyst butterfly bush
    $15
    1 gallon
  • Buddleia: Blueberry Pie butterfly bush
    $36
    3 gallon
  • Buddleia: Grand Cascade butterfly bush
    $18
    2 gallon- Extra large weeping lavender purple blooms. 6’tall by 7-8′ wide. Full sun.
  • Buddleia: Pink Cascade butterfly bush
    $18
    2 gallon- Large, weeping pink blooms. Full sun
  • Viburnum, popcorn: Japanese Snowball bush
    $28
    3 Gallon
  • Spiraea x: Double Play Doozie (PW)
    $36
    3 gallon- Probably our favorite spirea. It’s not-invasive (sets no seed) and has an extremely long season of interest, from the red new growth in spring to the blooms that never seem to quit all summer. Deer resistant and drought tolerant. Full sun to 5′ tall and wide.
  • Rosa: Knockout Double Red
    $28
    3 gallon
  • Vaccinium x: Pink Lemonade blueberry
    $28
    3 gallon
  • Aronia melanocarpa ‘SMNAMPEM’: Low Scape Snowfire (PW)
    $36
    3 gallon, native- Easy to grow, compact habit, and berries for the critters. Also called chokeberry, try one and see.
  • Weigela x ZR1: Electric Love
    $39
    3 gallon- The first purple leaf weigela with true red flowers. 2′ tall and wide, full sun.
  • Clethra: Hummingbird summersweet
    $28
    3 gallon, native
  • Forsythia: Lynwood Gold
    $28
    3 gallon
  • Hydrangea paniculata: Firelight (PW)
    $36
    3 gallon- Sun hydrangea. Early blooming variety with white to vivid red blooms. Gets better with age. 8′ tall and wide.
  • Hydrangea paniculata: Little Lime Punch (PW)
    $36, $22
    3 gallon, 1 gallon
  • Hydrangea paniculata: Pinky Winky (PW)
    $28
    2 gallon-  Large pink and white two toned blooms on strong stems. Grows to 8′ tall in full sun.
  • Hydrangea paniculata: Bobo (PW)
    $36, $28
    3 gallon, 2 gallon- A heavy bloomer and compact sun hydrangea. White to pink blooms. 3′ tall and wide.
  • Hydrangea arborescens: Incrediball (PW)
    $36
    3 gallon, native- Many people call this one ‘snowball bush.’ Arborescens hydrangeas bloom earlier in the summer than the paniculata varieties, giving a perfect reason to have both varieties! We love both Incrediball and Incrediball blush. Ryan’s pick.
  • Hydrangea arborescens: Incrediball Blush (PW)
    $36
    3 gallon, native
  • Hydrangea quercifolia: Snow Queen
    $36
    3 gallon, native-5′ tall by 5-6′ wide, full sun to part shade, long blooming.
  • Hydrangea macrophylla BAILMACSEVEN: Eclipse
    $39
    3 gallon- A new macrophylla hydrangea on the market, the only variety with dark leaves and pink to red flowers. Stunning. Prefers morning sun and afternoon shade. 5′ tall and wide.
  • Hydrangea paniculata: Strawberry Sundae
    $36
    3 gallon- A compact version of Vanilla Strawberry, growing just 5′. Full sun.
  • Hydrangea macrophylla: Blue Jangles (PW)
    $36
    3 gallon- Compact, classic blue (if your soil is acidic) variety. 2-3′, part shade
  • Hydrangea macrophylla SNMHMP: Lets Dance Big Band hydrangea (PW)
    $36
    3 gallon
  • Itea: Fizzy Mizzy (PW)
    $40
    3 gallon, native- A neat improvement on our native sweetspire. The blooms stand up like spikes on a much more compact 3′ shrub.
  • Hibiscus syriacus: Red Pillar (PW)
    $36
    3 gallon
  • Hypericum: Blue Velvet St. Johns Wort
    Sale: $20
    3 gallon, native
  • Hypericum: Sunburst St. Johns Wort
    $36
    3 gallon, native
  • Hibiscus x: Holy Grail
    $20
    2 gallon- Dark leaves and deep red flowers, our best seller.
  • Hibiscus x: Ballet Slippers
    $20
    2 gallon- New this year, green leaves with ruffled white and soft pink petals.
  • Hibiscus x: Cookies and Cream
    $20
    2 gallon- A new variety on the market, with matte black foliage and pure white flowers. 3′ tall by 3-4′ wide, full sun.

EVERGREENS/SCREENING TREES

  • Pinus, dwarf mugo
    $36
    3 gallon
  • Pinus: Slowmound
    $36
    3 gallon
  • Thuja x: Green Giant Arborvitae
    , $28, $68
    3 gallon, 4-5′, 7 gallon 5.5′- The best, fast growing privacy tree for WNC. Locally container grown.
  • Thuja occidentalis: Fire Chief Arborvitae
    $36
    3 gallon, native-A soft, easy growing evergreen with shades of gold and red depending on the season. 4′ tall and wide. Full sun to part shade. Ryan’s pick.
  • Thuja occidentalis, Emerald Green arborvitae
    $28
    7 gallon, 4′ $68, 3 gallon, 3′ $28, native- Emerald is a solid workhorse in the landscape. Plant as a dense privacy screen, or a corner foundation plant. Slow growing to 10-15′ tall, 5′ wide.
  • Thuja occidentalis: Anna’s Magic Ball arborvitae (PW)
    $36
    3 gallon- Bright gold, an excellent evergreen accent.
  • Thuja occidentalis bobozam: Mr. Bowling Ball
    $36
    3 gallon
  • Thuja occidentalis: Tater Tot arborvitae (PW)
    $36
    3 gallon
  • Thuja occidentalis: Polar Gold arborvitae (PW)
    $36
    3 gallon, native: 15’tall x 6′ wide at maturity. Used as a gold variety where you would use emerald green arborvitae. Full sun to part shade.
  • Thuja occidentalis: Degroots Spire arborvitae
    $28
    3 gallon, 3′ native
  • Thuja occidentalis: Hetz Midget arborvitae
    $28
    3 gallon, native- 4′ by 4′ dwarf arborvitae.  Full sun to part shade.
  • Cedrus deodara, Feeling Blue
    $329
    10 gallon
  • Ligustrum sinensis: Sunshine ligustrum
    $28
    3 gallon
  • Illicium, Star Flower Scorpio
    $28
    3 gallon, fragrant, deer resistant, part shade
  • Illicium x: Star Flower Orion- NEW
    $9
    1 gallon- Fragrant, deer resistant, part shade. 5′ T by 3-4′ W
  • Juniperus chinensis: Angelica Blue juniper
    $28
    3 gallon- 3-5′ tall, 6′ wide, deer resistant blue juniper. Great for slopes or difficult areas.
  • Juniperus chinensis: Daub’s Frosted juniper
    $36
    3 gallon- This low growing Juniper will knock your socks off with shades of bright gold mixed with blue. Excellent for sunny slopes when you want a little more than just groundcover. 2′ tall x 5′ wide.
  • Juniperus procumbens Nana: Staked 4’
    $95
    7 gallon
  • Cephalotaxus harringtonia: Dukes Gardens
    $36
    3 gallon- Plum yew’s are a great pick for those troublesome deep shade areas, but they also take sun.
  • Cupressus arizonica "Carolina Sapphire", Arizona cypress
    $149
    15 gallon, 6-7′, limited
  • Azalea: Perfecto Mundo red (PW)
    $36
    3 gallon- The best reblooming azalea, see below. 2.5′ tall and wide, part shade.
  • Azalea: Perfecto Mundo double pink (PW)
    $36
    3 gallon- According to a local grower with over 40 years of experience growing azaleas, the Perfecto Mundo series are the best evergreen reblooming azalea, with a nice dense habit, lots of repeat blooms, and better disease resistance. 2.5′ tall and wide. Developed in North Carolina.
  • Azalea: Girards Crimson
    $28
    3 gallon- Even with all the re-blooming azaleas on the market today, we still love the older varieties for the big seasonal show in spring, and hardy growth. Evergreen, grows to 4-5′ tall and wide. Great for shady foundations. Ryan’s pick. NOT deer resistant.
  • Azalea: Autumn Majesty
    $36
    3 gallon
  • Azalea: Autumn Fire
    $36
    3 gallon
  • Azalea x: Autumn Twist encore
    $36
    3 gallon- Bi-color purple and white blooms, re-blooming, fast growing to 4′ tall and wide. Hardy to zone 6.
  • Illicium Parviflorum: Florida Sunshine
    $36
    3 gallon- Plant these in spring in WNC, and provide some protection from wind and sun.
  • Cupressus leylandii: Leyland cypress
    $28
    3 gallon, 4-5′- Still the fastest growing screening tree available.
  • Chamaecyparis pisifera: Soft Serve
    $36
    3 gallon- Deer resistant and tolerant of some shade. One of Ryan’s favorites.
  • Chamaecyparis pisifera: Soft Serve Gold
    $36
    3 gallon- Deer resistant and shade tolerant, excellent as a foundation or corner specimen.
  • Chamaecyparis pisifera: Pauls Gold
    $36
    3 gallon- A brighter gold and more compact version of the classic gold mop.
  • Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Nana’: Dwarf hinoki false cypress
    $28
    3 gallon- Slowwww growing, good specimen foundation evergreen, or for pots with some wind protection.
  • Chamaecyparis pis filifera ‘Aurea’: Gold Mop cypress
    $28
    3 gallon
  • Chamaecyparis: Green Fernspray false cypress
    $28
    3 gallon- Loose form, 6-8′ tall by 4-5′ wide. Can be used as an interesting specimen evergreen. 6-8′ tall, 4-5′ wide, deer resistant. Full sun to part shade
  • Ilex crenata: Sky Pencil Holly
    $28
    3 gallon- Soft holly, 8′ tall by 2-3′ wide, full sun. Excellent for framing entryways, in pots, or as a formal screen.
  • Ilex crenata: Hoogendorn holly
    $28
    3 gallon- A soft holly and good boxwood substitute. 5′ tall and wide, full sun to part shade.
  • Ilex x: Nelly R Stevens holly
    $28, $98
    3 gallon, 2-3′, 10 gallon 5-6′- A popular screening holly for WNC. Full sun to part shade, 15-20’tall by 10-15′ wide. Can be trimmed into a large hedge. Self pollinating red berries in fall.

GROUNDCOVERS

  • Blue Pacific Juniper
    $9
    1 gallon- Our best selling juniper groundcover. Full sun.
  • Procumbens Nana juniper
    $10
    1 gallon- Ryan’s pick. A hardy, dense growing juniper. Full sun.
  • Creeping Jenny
    $6
    Quart
  • Chrysogonum virginianum: Green and Gold
    $5
    pint, native- Excellent native spreading groundcover for part shade to sunny slopes.
  • Ajuga reptans: Black Scallop
    $6
    quart- Purple flowers, great spreading groundcover for shady areas.
  • Liriope muscari: Super Blue monkeygrass
    $7
    1 gallon
  • Delosperma: Ocean Sunset Violet ice plant
    $12
    1 gallon

PERENNIALS

  • Anemone japonica: Pretty Lady Julia windflower
    $12
    1 gallon- Double pink
  • Anemone japonica: Pretty Lady Diana windflower
    $12
    1 gallon- Single deep rose flowers
  • Amsonia tabernaemontana: Storm Cloud bluestar
    $14, $24
    1 Gallon, 2 Gallon, native- Dark stems with olive/silver leaves and periwinkle blue flowers in early/mid spring. Easy to grow in full to part sun. Deer resistant. Ryans pick.
  • Amsonia x: Starstruck bluestar
    $18
    2 gallon, native- Wider leaves and a more compact habit than Stormcloud. Sky blue flowers a little later in spring and yellow fall foliage. Easy to grow. Deer resistant. Ryan’s pick.
  • Dryopteris erythrosora: Autumn Brilliance fern
    $14
    1 Gallon- Semi-evergreen, drought tolerant.
  • Gaillardia: Arizona Apricot blanketflower
    $12
    1 gallon, native
  • Gaillardia: Spintop Red Starburst blanketflower
    $12
    1 gallon
  • Gaura: Whiskers Deep Rose
    $9
    1 gallon, native
  • Gaura: Graceful Wands
    $9
    1 gallon, native
  • Coreopsis verticillata: Zagreb threadleaf tickseed
    $9
    1 gallon- The most hardy coreopsis, a great filler plant.
  • Coreopsis verticillata: Moonbeam threadleaf tickseed
    $9
    1 gallon- Looser, more airy habit than Zagreb, with lighter yellow flowers.
  • Clematis x: Sweet Summer Love
    $18
    1 gallon, purple/fuchsia
  • Clematis x: Pink Mink clematis
    $18
    1 gallon, pink reblooming
  • Perovskia atriplicifolia: Blue Jean Baby Russian sage
    $12
    1 gallon- A dwarf Russian sage growing 3′ by 3′. Long blooming with very little stem flopping. One of the top cultivars in the Chicago Botanical Garden trials. Deer resistant and drought tolerant.
  • Sedum x: Back in Black (PW)
    $14
    1 gallon
  • Sedum telephium: Autumn Fire sedum
    $12
    1 gallon- An improved variety of Autumn Joy with bigger flowers and better heat tolerance. You’ll be amazed at the amount of bees this plant brings to your garden. Full sun, deer resistant.
  • Iris: Bernices Legacy
    $14
    2 gallon, reblooming
  • Lavender, Phenomenal, Asheville, Asheville perennials, WNC perennials
    Lavendula intermedia: Phenomenal
    $12
    1 Gallon- The hardiest lavender for WNC. Needs full sun and a dry location.  3′
  • Lavendula intermedia: Grosso lavender
    $12
    1 gallon- A hybrid French lavender, ideal for drying or culinary use. Full sun, 3′ tall/wide.
  • Lavendula angustifolia: Platinum Blonde lavender
    $12
    1 gallon- NEW – A dwarf variegated English lavender. A good choice for containers. 16-24″, full sun.
  • Hosta: Emperess Wu
    $32
    3 gallon- The largest hosta in the known universe.
  • Hosta: Blueberry Muffin
    $12
    1 gallon
  • Hosta: Patriot
    $12
    1 gallon
  • Hosta: Stained Glass
    $14
    1 gallon
  • Nepeta: Chartreuse on the Loose catmint
    $12
    1 gallon
  • Nepeta x: Cat’s Pajamas catmint
    $14
    1 Gallon- Award winning catmint with blooms all the way down the stems of the plant. Long blooming and deer resistant. 12″ tall, full sun.
  • Kniphofia hybrid: Hot and Cold red hot poker (PW)
    $20
    2 gallon
  • Brunnera macrophylla: Alexanders Great
    $14
    1 gallon- Our favorite brunnera, with extra large leaves.
  • Crocosmia: Lucifer
    $10
    1 gallon- Flame red flowers and hardy to zone 5.
  • Eupatorium dubium: Baby Joe Pye weed
    $12
    1 gallon, native, weed
  • Heuchera x: Evening Gown coral bells (PW)
    $14
    1 gallon- Huge 6″ ruffled glossy black leaves. Part shade.
  • Heuchera x: Silver Gumdrop coral bells (PW)
    $14
    1 gallon, native- Iridescent silver leaves and a compact habit with pink flowers. Drought tolerant. Full to part shade.
  • baptisia, asheville perennials, native plants asheville
    Baptisia Lemon Meringue (PW)
    $24, $30
    2, 3 gallon, native-Baptisia are easy to grow, long lived, and deer resistant. Lemon meringue really pops over blue/green foliage at a time of year when there aren’t a lot of yellows in the landscape. Give them time, you’ll be impressed. Ryan’s pick, in fact, they just may be his favorite plant!
  • Matteuccia struthiopteris: Ostrich Fern
    $12
    1 gallon, native- upright large fern growing to 5-6′. Prefers moist shade areas.
  • Adiantum venustum: Himalayian maidenhair fern
    $15
    1 gallon
  • Dryopteris erythrosora: Autumn fern
    $14
    1 gallon, evergreen, 18-24″ tall and wide. Shade to part shade, prefers moist but not wet areas.
  • Penstemon: Midnight Masquerade (PW)
    $14
    1 gallon, native
  • Allium: Millenium
    $12
    1 gallon- We love alliums, not to be confused with the bulbous variety that pops up in spring. These come up in summer and are about the easiest plants to grow in WNC. Very deer resistant, rabbit resistant, and edible too. Ryan’s pick.
  • Astilbe: Bridal Veil
    $9
    1 gallon, native
  • Heliopsis helianthoides: Luna Roja perennial sunflower
    $12
    1 gallon, native- A dwarf variety growing to 18″. Full sun, yellow-orange flowers and dark foliage.
  • Monarda: Leading Lady Raspberry bee balm (PW)
    $14
    1 gallon, native
  • Monarda: Leading Lady Plum bee balm (PW)
    $14
    1 gallon, native
  • Monarda punctata: Spotted bee balm
    $12
    1 gallon, native
  • Penstemon: Blackbeard beardtongue
    $9
    1 gallon
  • Rudbeckia: Goldsturm
    $10
    1 gallon, native- The gold standard of brown-eyed susans. Easy growing, long lasting blooms to 2′ tall or so.
  • Agastache: Peachy Keen anise hyssop
    $12
    1 gallon, native- Fragrant, with apricot peach flowers loved by pollinators. Drought tolerant, full sun, 2′ tall/wide.
  • Iris ensata: Varigata
    $36
    2 gallon- Japanese water iris, can take wet, moist areas. Dark purple blooms over variegated foliage.
  • Echinacea: Sombrero Series cone flower
    $15
    1 gallon, native- The best all around echinacea for big, vibrant blooms and dense, well branched habit. Tango Tangerine, Adobe orange, Tres Amigos, Blanco, and Rosada in stock and blooming.
  • Echinacea: Double Scoop Raspberry
    $15
    1 gallon- Awesome.
  • Geranium pratense: Boom Chocolatta cranesbill (PW)
    $14
    1 gallon- New! Beautiful and long blooming, with chocolate colored foliage.
  • Geranium x: Rozanne Hardy Geranium
    $8
    Quart- The best perennial geranium.
  • Dahlia’s, assorted dinnerplate
    $20
    10″ deco pot; Cafe Au Lait, Emory Paul
  • Veronica longifolia: Skyward Blue speedwell
    $10
    1 gallon- A compact veronica with lots of blue flowers. 14-16.” Full sun, deer resistant.

GRASSES

  • Muhlenbergia capillaris: Pink Muhly grass
    $10
    1 gallon, native
  • Muhlenbergia reverchonii: Undaunted Muhly Grass
    $10
    1 gallon- A more cold hardy pink muhly (zone 5.)
  • Panicum virgatum, Totem Pole (PW)
    $18
    2 gallon, native- Our favorite panicum, great for borders/screening and a strong grower. Ryan’s pick.
  • Panicum virgatum, Cheyenne Sky (PW)
    $18
    2 gallon, native
  • Panicum virgatum, Apache Rose (PW)
    $11
    1 gallon, native
  • Sorghastrum nutans: Golden Sunset
    $18
    2 gallon, native
  • Carex Everillo
    $6
    1 quart- A great evergreen grass to brighten up shady areas.
  • Carex flacca: Blue Zinger
    $11
    1 gallon
  • Carex testacea: Prairie Fire
    $12
    1 gallon- Green/bronze foliage tipped with orange highlights. Full sun to part shade.
  • Schizachyrium: The Blues little bluestem
    $12
    1 gallon, native
  • Schizachyrium: Twilight Zone little bluestem
    $14
    1 gallon
  • Acorus Ogon: Sweet Flag
    $9
    1 gallon- Likes moist or wet areas, yellow variegated.

How can we help you?

Ryan and Sarah are always happy to help you find just the right plants for your project. Just stop by for a chat or send pics to flatcreekplants@gmail.com.

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