About Plant Select®: “Plant Select® is a leading non-profit cultivator, distributor and educator of plants designed to thrive in the high plains and intermountain region.”

For more information: Pat Hayward; director@plantselect.org


Photo courtesy of Kelly Grummons

Cynodon ‘PWIN04S’

Common name: Grass

Trademark: Dog Tuff™ grass

Introduced by: Plant Select® , Fort Collins, Colorado

  • Zones 5 to 10
  • A fabulous xeric alternative lawn grass for high traffic areas; named for its exceptional durability in yards with dogs; useful for erosion control
  • Groundcover; 4” tall by 2’ wide
  • Full sun; clay, loam or sandy soils; xeric
  • Highly weed resistant and resistant to dog urine
  • Liners

Photo courtesy of Panayoti Kelaidis

Delosperma ‘Alan’s Apricot’

Common name: Alan’s Apricot ice plant

Trademark: PPAF

Introduced by: Plant Select®, Fort Collins, Colorado

  • Zones 4 to 9
  • Showy, 2-inch blooms cover the foliage nearly all summer; flower color changes seasonally from a true orange-apricot to soft orange-pink and then back
  • Groundcover; 1 to 2” tall by 12 to 18” wide
  • Full sun to part shade; clay, loam or sandy soils; moderate to xeric
  • None indicated
  • Liners, URCs

 


Photo courtesy of David Salman

Delosperma ‘PWWG02S’

Common name: Ice plant

Trademark: Red Mountain® Flame ice plant

Introduced by: Plant Select® , Fort Collins, Colorado

  • Zones 4 to 9
  • Large (2 inch) blazing, orange-red flowers in late spring and early summer; nearly evergreen in winter, this is vigorous and cold hardy
  • Groundcover; 1 to 2” tall by 12 to 24” wide
  • Full sun to part shade; clay, loam or sandy soils; moderate to xeric
  • None indicated
  • Liners, URCs

 


Photo courtesy of Brooke Colburn

Salvia reptans ‘P016S’

Common name: Sage

Trademark: Autumn Sapphire™ sage

Introduced by: Plant Select® , Fort Collins, Colorado

  • Zones 5 to 10
  • Glossy green, willowy leaves are topped with clouds of small, sapphire-blue flowers in autumn; especially useful for late season pollinators
  • Upright; 18 to 24” tall by 18 to 24” wide
  • Full sun; well-drained, sandy soils; dry to xeric
  • Deer resistant
  • Liners

Viburnum burejaeticum ‘P017S’

Photo courtesy of Betty Cahill

Common name: Dwarf Manchurian viburnum

Trademark: Mini Man™

Introduced by: Plant Select® , Fort Collins, Colorado

  • Zones 4 to 9
  • Compact shrub with clusters of white flowers in spring; persistent red to blue-black fruit and red fall color; excellent for smaller spaces
  • Rounded; 4 to 6’ tall by 4 to 6’ wide
  • Full sun to part shade; loamy soils; moderate to dry
  • Deer resistant
  • Liners; No. 1 and No. 5 containers