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.”

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david-salman_1116_a7409_1Lavandula angustifolia ‘Wee One’

Common name: Wee One dwarf English lavender

Trademark: None indicated

Introduced by: Plant Select (developed by David Salman)

  • USDA hardiness zone: Zones 5 to 10
  • Ornamental features: A wonderfully compact, hardy lavender with lavender-blue flowers and dark blue calyces; excellent heat and cold tolerance
  • Habit and growth rate: Very compact; 8 to 10” tall by 12 to 15” wide
  • Culture: Sunny, dry conditions with good soil drainage
  • Pest/disease problems/unique resistance: No known pests or diseases
  • Availability: Containers

pat-hayward_1116_a7409_1_fullSalvia moorcroftiana × indica

Common name: Shangri-la sage

Trademark: None indicated

Introduced by: Plant Select (discovered at Suncrest Nurseries)

  • USDA hardiness zone: Zones 5 to 9
  • Ornamental features: Bold garden perennial with architectural spires of lavender-blue flowers in early summer; each flower has a purple spotted lower lip; large, silver leaves
  • Habit and growth rate: 2 to 3’ tall by 2 to 3’ wide
  • Culture: Full sun to partial shade in moderate to dry conditions
  • Pest/disease problems/unique resistance: No pests or diseases observed in trials
  • Availability: Containers

david-salman_1116_a7409_2Sorghastrum nutans ‘Thin Man’

Common name: Thin Man indian grass

Trademark: PPAF

Introduced by: Plant Select (selected by David Salman)

  • USDA hardiness zone: Zones 4 to 9
  • Ornamental features: Stunning, silvery blue foliage and narrow habit; selected from a western form so is more drought tolerant than those from wetter parts of the country
  • Habit and growth rate: Upright; 6’ tall by 30” wide
  • Culture: Full sun in moderate to very dry conditions
  • Pest/disease problems/unique resistance: No pests or diseases observed in trials
  • Availability: Liners; bare root; containers

pat-hayward_1116_a7409_2Veronica × ‘P018S’

Common name: Snowmass blue-eyed veronica

Trademark: Snowmass

Introduced by: Plant Select

  • USDA hardiness zone: Zones 3 to 10
  • Ornamental features: Nearly evergreen groundcover with white flowers and delicate blue “eye”; blooms spring to early summer
  • Habit and growth rate: 1 to 2” tall by 18+” wide; fast growing
  • Culture: Full sun to partial shade in a wide range of conditions
  • Pest/disease problems/unique resistance: No known pests or diseases; drought tolerant and very cold hardy
  • Availability: Containers