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2017 brings you shade perennials with exceptional blooms, perennials and annuals that produce cut flowers all season, superior scented delights, tropical, exotic-looking plants that survive our zone, along with rare, hard-to-find Missouri native plants.

You’ll find new plants with superior genetics along with what’s old is new again–the scorching hot Missouri native plant movement. Discover these plants in our Reference Guide and Plant Guides, guides designed to help you take the guess work out of plant selection.   



Born to Enchant Your Garden

From the outstanding Elizabeth MacGregor Nursery in Scotland comes the Swan Anemone Series. Like the magnificent creatures they are named after, these jewels stand out over all others. Their exquisite blossoms and prolific flowering bring exceptional grace and beauty to the garden. The Swans’ spectacular flower stems are adorned from June through October with nodding flowers of icy white with violet blue undersides, and large yellow centers. The Swans’ mounds of luscious foliage look neat and tidy all season. These long-lived perennials are surprisingly easy to grow in part shade. 

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    Liatris ligulistylis Meadow Blazing Star


    2017 Perennial of the Year

    Meadow Blazing Star

    From the great prairies of Missouri and the Midwest comes the outstanding Meadow Blazing Star, Liatris ligulistylis.

    With its brilliant purple spires that attract swarms of butterflies, its display may be the showiest and most flamboyant of all Liatris.

    From mid summer into fall its tall flowers stalks are adorned with rich rosy-purple florets. A top choice for butterflies, many consider it the #1 favorite nectar plant for Monarch butterflies. Read more here.





    Now available


    Karen’s Garden Calendar

    We believe the nicest compliment a gardener can receive from a friend or neighbor is, “You have flowers blooming all season – how do you do it?” Karen’s Garden Calendar, A Midwest Garden Guide and Planner will assist you with this in mind. You’ll find suggestions for top perennials, shrubs, and annuals—including their time of flowering. Karen also shares her best proven tips and techniques, along with when to accomplish them. 


    See Karen’s Garden Calendar–March here.


    Karens Garden Calendar


    Eucomis Sparkling Burgundy

    A superb cultivar, Sparkling Burgundy Pineapple Lily, Eucomis, boasts dramatic dark burgundy leaves that slowly change to olive green, and then revert back to dark burgundy as its large, fragrant flowers fade. On 20-30″ stalks magnificent bottle-brush-like flower clusters of tight, smokey pink florets appear over a long 6-8 week bloom period. Its flowers open bottom to top. Named for its stunning inflorescences that resemble pineapples, especially right before the flowers begin opening. Eucomis make spectacular specimens in gardens and in pots. Perennial. Proven to be reliably hardy in zones 6-9. Read more here.


     Hosta Brother Stevan

    Some say the most spectacular they’ve ever seen

    Described by many as the most spectacular Hosta they have ever seen, Brother Stefan Hosta has been named the 2017 Hosta of the Year. Its massive leaves with dark bluish-green streaked edges and brilliant gold centers become heavily puckered and corrugated. Brother Stefen’s impressive form and gleaming color add considerable interest to shady gardens and containers. Its outstanding upright, vast-shaped clump is topped with near white flowers in late spring to early summer. Grows 2′ tall and 3′ wide. Read more here.



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    Golden Zebra Iris


    Visit Sugar Creek Gardens, tell the secret code words to a sales associate at checkout, and you will receive a FREE GARDEN GIFT. Offer good with any $10 or more purchase. Limit one time only, one per family. Offer expires December 22, 2017.

    Iris Golden Zebra

    Golden Zebra Iris brings exotic beauty to the garden with its mesmerizing flowers with golden-yellow standards with zebra-striped falls of white and black.

    The flowers remind many of an exquisite orchid, yet this creature is carefree and easy to grow. A Dwarf Iris only growing 10″ tall, its perfectly formed flowers are half the size of Tall Bearded Iris. Plants bloom in late spring to early summer. Their sweetly scented blossoms make fantastic cut flowers. They are drought tolerant once established, and usually are not bothered by deer or rabbits. Read more here.