About Intrinsic Perennial Gardens Inc.: “Intrinsic Perennial Gardens, Inc. is a wholesale container nursery growing mainly 1 gallon perennials including tender perennials, ferns, grasses, shrubs and vines.”

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Allium × ‘Chivette’

Common name: Chive

Trademark: PPAF

Introduced by: Intrinsic Perennial Gardens Inc.

  • USDA hardiness zone: Zones 4 to 9
  • Ornamental features: Edible, kelly green foliage; mostly sterile lavender-purple chive; edible flower also has a stripe down the middle of the petal
  • Habit and growth rate: Fast growth blooming at 15” tall in May with foliage reaching up to 18”-plus after flowering
  • Culture: Full sun; average drained soil
  • Pest/disease problems/unique resistance: Pest resistant due to its onion/chive foliage
  • Availability: Liners; containers

Delosperma × ‘Orange Crush’

Common name: Ice plant

Trademark: PPAF

Introduced by: Intrinsic Perennial Gardens Inc.

  • USDA hardiness zone: Zones 5 to 8
  • Ornamental features: Orange flowers on a succulent-type plant that grows low; blooms April through May
  • Habit and growth rate: Spreading mounds reach 1’-plus wide and only a few inches tall
  • Culture: Full sun; well-drained soil
  • Pest/disease problems/unique resistance: Drought tolerant
  • Availability: Liners; containers

Geum × ‘Solid Gold Dancer’

Common name: Garden Gems

Trademark: PPAF, Cocktail™ Series

Introduced by: Intrinsic Perennial Gardens Inc.

  • USDA hardiness zone: Zones 4 to 8
  • Ornamental features: Gold, semi-double, wavy and fringed flowers; blooms in May
  • Habit and growth rate: Mounding; 12 to 18” tall by 12 to 18” wide
  • Culture: Full sun; rich, moist-average soil
  • Pest/disease problems/unique resistance: None indicated
  • Availability: Liners; containers

Hosta × Manana

Common name: Hosta

Trademark: PPAF

Introduced by: Intrinsic Perennial Gardens Inc.

  • USDA hardiness zone: Zones 3 to 9
  • Ornamental features: Thin white-edged foliage emerges green, turning chartreuse to gold having both gold and green leaves on the same plant
  • Habit and growth rate: 12 to 18” tall and wider than height
  • Culture: Part sun to shade; rich soil
  • Pest/disease problems/unique resistance: None indicated
  • Availability: Containers

Monarda × ‘Mojo’

Common name: Bee balm

Trademark: PPAF

Introduced by: Intrinsic Perennial Gardens Inc.

  • USDA hardiness zone: Zones 4 to 9
  • Ornamental features: Hairy new foliage emerges purple and turns dark green in summer; purple flowers in June
  • Habit and growth rate: 24 to 30” tall
  • Culture: Full sun; most any soil
  • Pest/disease problems/unique resistance: Mildew resistant
  • Availability: Liners; containers

Sedum × ‘Peace and Joy’

Common name: Stonecrop

Trademark: PPAF

Introduced by: Intrinsic Perennial Gardens Inc.

  • USDA hardiness zone: Zones 4 to 9
  • Ornamental features: Gray-green foliage emerges in tight mounds; in summer, foliage takes on a red-purple edge; bicolor pink and magenta flowers bloom in September on substantial clusters
  • Habit and growth rate: 1’ tall by 15 to 18” wide
  • Culture: Full sun to light shade; well-drained soil
  • Pest/disease problems/unique resistance: Rhizoctonia resistant
  • Availability: Liners; bare root; containers

Stachys × ‘Summer Crush’

Common name: Betony

Trademark: PPAF

Introduced by: Intrinsic Perennial Gardens Inc.

  • USDA hardiness zone: Zones 4 to 9
  • Ornamental features: Long-lived, light pink, bicolor flowers; clean, crinkled foliage
  • Habit and growth rate: Tight mounds
  • Culture: Full sun; well-drained soil
  • Pest/disease problems/unique resistance: Deer resistant
  • Availability: Liners; bare root; containers

Stachys × ‘Summer Romance’

Common name: Betony

Trademark: PPAF

Introduced by: Intrinsic Perennial Gardens Inc.

  • USDA hardiness zone: Zones 4 to 9
  • Ornamental features: Long-lived, pink/purple spike flowers; clean, crinkled foliage
  • Habit and growth rate: Tight mounds
  • Culture: Full sun; well-drained soil
  • Pest/disease problems/unique resistance: Deer resistant
  • Availability: Liners; bare root; containers