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Nature By Design
An Environmentally Responsible Full Service Garden Center                                                                             VA Lic. # 2705-062008

 

Nature By Design
300 Calvert Avenue, Alexandria, VA  22301
703-683-GROW (4769)
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The following plants will be offered in 2017.  Not all plants will be available at all times; please inquire for current availability.  Due to limited space, some plants are stored away from the Calvert Ave. location.  Please call with your requests.  We can transfer stock with 2-3 days notice.

Ilex verticillata feasts the eyes, and the birds, throughout winter.
Ilex verticillata feasts the eyes, and the birds, throughout winter.

Acer rubrum

Red Maple Tree

Achillea millefolium var. occidentalis

Yarrow

Acorus americanus

American Sweet Flag

Actaea (Cimicifuga) racemosa var. racemosa

Bugbane

Actaea alba (pachypoda)

Doll's Eyes

Adiantum pedatum

Northern Maidenhair Fern

Agarista populifolia

Florida Hobblebush

Agastache foeniculum

Anise Hyssop

Agastache scrophulariifolia

Purple Giant Hyssop

Ageratina altissima var. altissima

White Snakeroot

Allium cernuum

Nodding Onion

Allium tricoccum

Ramp, Wild Leek

Alnus serrulata

Smooth Alder

Amelanchier arborea

Common Serviceberry

Amelanchier canadensis

Shadblow Serviceberry

Amelanchier laevis

Smooth Serviceberry

Amorpha fruticosa

False Indigo

Amsonia hubrichtii

Blue Star

Amsonia tabernaemontana

Eastern Bluestar

Andropogon gerardii

Big Bluestem

Andropogon virginicus

Broomsedge Bluestem

Anemone canadensis

Meadow Anemone

Anemone virginiana

Thimbleflower

Apios americana

American Groundnut

Aplectrum hyemale

Adam and Eve

Aquilegia canadensis

Eastern Columbine

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

Bearberry

Arisaema triphyllum

Jack-in-the-pulpit

Aruncus dioicus

Goatsbeard

Asarum canadense

Wild Ginger

Asclepias incarnata

Swamp Milkweed

Asclepias perennis

Aquatic Milkweed

Asclepias syriaca

Common Milkweed

Asclepias tuberosa

Butterfly Weed

Asclepias verticillata

Whorled Milkweed

Asimina triloba

Pawpaw Tree

Astilbe biternata

Appalachian False Goatsbeard

Athyrium angustum f. rubellum

Lady-in-red Fern

Athyrium aspleniodes

Southern Lady Fern

Athyrium filix-femina

Lady Fern

Baccharis halimifolia

Groundsel Tree

Baptisia australis

Blue False Indigo

Baptisia tinctoria

Yellow Wild Indigo

Betula nigra

River Birch

Bignonia capreolata

Crossvine

Boltonia asteroides

White Doll's Daisy

Callicarpa americana

American Beautyberry

Caltha palustris

Marsh Marigold

Calycanthus floridus

Carolina Allspice, Eastern Sweetshrub

Calycanthus floridus c. 'Athens'

Carolina Allspice - Athens

Campsis radicans

Trumpet Vine

Carex appalachica

Appalachian Sedge

Carex flaccosperma

Thinfruit Sedge

Carex lurida

Shallow Sedge

Carex pensylvanica

Pennsylvania Sedge

Carex plantaginea

Plantainleaf Sedge

Carex stricta

Tussock Sedge

Carex vulpinoides

Fox Sedge

Carpinus caroliniana

American Hornbeam

Carya glabra

Pignut Hickory

Carya ovata

Shagbark Hickory

Carya tomentosa

Mockernut Hickory

Caulophyllum thalictroides

Blue Cohosh

Ceanothus americanus

New Jersey Tea

Celastrus scandens

American Bittersweet

Celtis laevigata

Sugarberry

Celtis occidentalis

Hackberry

Cephalanthus occidentalis

Buttonbush

Cercis canadensis

Eastern Redbud

Chamaecyparis thyoides

Atlantic Whitecedar

Chamaelirium luteum

Fairywand, Devil's Bit

Chasmanthium latifolium

Northern Sea Oats

Chelone glabra

White Turtlehead

Chelone lyonii

Turtlehead

Chelone obliqua

Red Turtlehead

Chionanthus virginicus

Fringe Tree

Chrysogonum virginianum

Goldenstar, Green-and-gold

Chrysopsis mariana

Maryland Goldenaster

Cladrastis kentukea

Yellowwood

Claytonia virginica

Spring Beauty

Clematis viorna

Vasevine

Clematis virginiana

Virgin's Bower

Clethra alnifolia

Summersweet

Clethra alnifolia c. 'Hummingbird'

Summersweet - Hummingbird

Clethra alnifolia c. 'Ruby Spice'

Summersweet - Ruby Spice

Cocculus carolinus

Carolina Moonseed

Conoclinium coelestinum

Blue Mistflower

Conradina verticillata c. 'Snowflake'

Cumberland False Rosemary - Snowflake

Coreopsis lanceolata

Tickseed

Coreopsis rosea

Rose Tickseed

Coreopsis tripteris

Tall coreopsis

Coreopsis verticillata

Threadleaf Coreopsis

Cornus alternifolia

Pagoda Dogwood

Cornus amomum

Silky Dogwood

Cornus florida

Flowering Dogwood

Cornus racemosa

Grey Dogwood

Cornus sericea

Redosier Dogwood

Corylus americana

American Hazelnut

Crataegus phaenopyrum

Washington Hawthorn

Cyrilla racemiflora

Leatherwood, Ti-ti

Decodon verticillatus

Swamp Loosestrife

Decumaria barbara

Wood Vamp, Native Climbing Hydrangea

Delphinium exaltatum

Tall Larkspur

Dennstaedtia punctilobula

Eastern Hayscented Fern

Deschampsia cespitosa

Tufted Hairgrass

Deschampsia flexuosa

Wavy Hairgrass

Desmodium canadense

Showy Ticktrefoil

Dicentra cucullaria

Dutchman's Breeches

Dicentra eximia

Fringed Bleeding Heart

Diervilla lonicera

Northern Bush Honeysuckle

Diervilla sessilifolia

Southern Bush Honeysuckle

Diospyros virginiana

Common Persimmon

Dirca palustris

Leatherwood

Dodecatheon meadia

Shooting Star

Dryopteris carthusiana

Toothed Woodfern

Dryopteris filix-mas

Crested Male Fern

Dryopteris goldiana

Goldie's Wood Fern

Dryopteris intermedia

Intermediate Woodfern

Dryopteris marginalis

Leatherwood Fern

Dryopteris x australis

Dixie Wood Fern

Echinacea pallida

Sweet-scented Coneflower

Echinacea purpurea

Purple Coneflower

Equisetum hyemale

Scouring Horsetail

Eragrostis spectabilis

Purple Love-grass

Erythronium americanum

Yellow Trout Lily

Euonymus americana

American Strawberry Bush

Eupatorium hyssopifolium

Hyssopleaf Thoroughwort

Eupatorium perfoliatum

Common Boneset

Eurybia divaricata

White Wood Aster

Eurybia spectabilis

Eastern Showy Aster

Eutrochium dubium

Coastal Plain Joe-pye Weed

Eutrochium fistulosum

Trumpetweed

Eutrochium maculatum

Spotted Joe-pye Weed

Eutrochium purpureum

Sweet-scented Joe-pye Weed

Fagus grandifolia

American Beech

Fragaria virginiana

Virginia Strawberry, Wild Scarlet Strawberry

Franklinia alatamaha

Franklin Tree

Fraxinus pennsylvanica

Green Ash

Gaillardia pulchella var. pulchella

Blanket Flower

Galax urceolata

Colt's Foot, Beetleweed

Gaultheria procumbens

Wintergreen, Teaberry

Gelsemium sempervirens c. 'Margarita'

Carolina Jessamine - Margarita

Geranium maculatum

Cranesbill

Gillenia trifoliata

Bowman's Root

Glandularia canadensis

Rose Vervain

Goodyera pubescens

Rattlesnake Plantain

Gymnocladus dioicus

Kentucky Coffee Tree

Hamamelis virginiana

Common Witch Hazel

Helenium autumnale

Dogtooth Daisy

Helianthus angustifolius

Swamp Sunflower

Helianthus divaricatus

Woodland Sunflower

Helianthus tuberosus

Jerusalem Artichoke

Heliopsis helianthoides

False Sunflower

Hepatica nobilis var. obtusa

Roundlobe Hepatica, Liverleaf

Heuchera americana

Alum Root

Heuchera villosa

Hairy Alumroot

Hibiscus coccineus

Scarlet Rose Mallow

Hibiscus laevis

Halberdleaf Rosemallow

Hibiscus moscheutos

Rose Mallow

Hydrangea arborescens

Smooth Hydrangea

Hydrastis canadensis

Goldenseal

Hypericum frondosum

Shrubby St. John's Wort

Hypericum prolificum

Shrubby St. John's Wort

Ilex glabra

Inkberry Holly

Ilex glabra c. 'Nigra'

Inkberry Holly - Nigra (Female)

Ilex glabra c. 'Shamrock'

Inkberry Holly - Shamrock (Female)

Ilex opaca

American Holly

Ilex verticillata

Winterberry Holly

Ilex verticillata c. 'Jim Dandy'

Winterberry Holly - Jim Dandy (Male)

Ilex verticillata c. 'Red Sprite'

Winterberry Holly - Red Sprite (Female)

Ilex verticillata c. 'Southern Gentleman'

Winterberry Holly - Southern Gentleman (Male)

Ilex verticillata c. 'Winter Red'

Winterberry Holly - Winter Red (female)

Illicium parviflorum

Star Anise Tree

Iris cristata

Crested Iris

Iris cristata var. alba

White Crested Iris

Iris verna

Dwarf Violet Iris

Iris versicolor

Northern Blue Flag Iris

Iris virginica

Southern Blue Flag Iris

Iris virginica var. shrevei

Shreve's Blue Flag Iris

Itea virginica

Sweetspire

Jeffersonia diphylla

Twin-leaf

Juncus effusus

Common Rush

Justicia americana

American Water Willow

Kalmia latifolia

Mountain Laurel

Kosteletzkya virginica

Seashore Mallow

Leucothoe axillaris

Coast Leucothoe

Liatris scariosa

New England Blazingstar

Liatris spicata

Gayfeather

Lilium michiganense

Michigan Lily

Lilium superbum

Turk's Cap Lily

Lindera benzoin

Spicebush

Liquidambar styraciflua

Sweetgum Tree

Liriodendron tulipifera

Tulip Poplar

Lobelia cardinalis

Cardinal Flower

Lobelia siphilitica

Blue Cardinal Flower

Lonicera sempervirens

Trumpet Honeysuckle

Lonicera sempervirens c. 'John Clayton'

Trumpet Honeysuckle - John Clayton

Lonicera sempervirens c. 'Major Wheeler'

Trumpet Honeysuckle - Major Wheeler

Lupinus perennis ssp. perennis

Bluebonnet, Sundial Lupine

Magnolia virginiana

Sweetbay Magnolia

Magnolia virginiana c. 'Henry Hicks'

Sweetbay Magnolia - Henry Hicks

Maianthemum (Smilacina) racemosum

Feathery False Lily-of-the-valley

Maianthemum canadense

Canada Mayflower

Matteuccia struthiopteris

Ostrich Fern

Meehania cordata

Meehan's Mint

Menyanthes trifoliata

Bog Buckbean

Mertensia virginica

Virginia Bluebell

Mimulus ringens

Monkey Flower, Lavender Musk

Mitchella repens

Partridgeberry

Monarda didyma

Bee Balm

Monarda fistulosa

Wild Bergamot

Monarda fistulosa c. 'Culpeper Trattoria'

Wild Bergamot - Culpeper Trattoria

Monarda punctata

Spotted Beebalm

Morella (Myrica) cerifera

Wax Myrtle

Morella (Myrica) pensylvanica

Northern Bayberry

Muhlenbergia capillaris

Muhly Grass

Nelumbo lutea

American Lotus

Nuphar lutea

Spatterdock

Nuphar lutea ssp. advena

Spatterdock

Nymphaea odorata

Fragrant Waterlily

Nyssa sylvatica

Tupelo, Blackgum Tree

Oenothera fruticosa

Sundrops

Onoclea sensibilis

Sensitive Fern

Opuntia humifusa

Prickly Pear Cactus

Opuntia humifusa c. 'Mt. Vernon'

Prickly Pear Cactus

Orontium aquaticum

Golden Club

Osmunda cinnamomea

Cinnamon Fern

Osmunda claytonia

Interrupted Fern

Osmunda regalis

Royal Fern

Osmunda regalis var. spectabilis

Gray Royal Fern

Ostrya virginiana

Hop Hornbeam

Oxydendrum arboreum

Sourwood Tree

Pachysandra procumbens

Allegheny Spurge

Packera (Senecio) aurea

Golden Ragwort

Panicum amarum

Bitter Panicgrass

Panicum virgatum

Switchgrass

Panicum virgatum c. 'Northwind'

Switchgrass - Northwind

Panicum virgatum c. 'Shenandoah'

Switchgrass - Shenandoah

Parthenocissus quinquefolia

Virginia Creeper

Passiflora incarnata

Maypop, Passionflower

Peltandra virginica

Arrowleaf Arum

Penstemon digitalis

Beardtongue

Penstemon smallii

Small's Beardtongue

Phlox carolina

Thickleaf Phlox

Phlox divaricata

Wild Blue Phlox

Phlox divaricata c. 'Blue Moon'

Wild Blue Phlox - Blue Moon

Phlox divaricata c. 'London Grove Blue'

Wild Blue Phlox - London Grove Blue

Phlox paniculata c. 'David'

Garden Phlox - David

Phlox paniculata c. 'David's Lavender'

Garden Phlox - David's Lavender

Phlox pilosa

Downy Phlox

Phlox stolonifera

Creeping Phlox

Phlox stolonifera c. 'Bruce's White'

Creeping Phlox - Bruce's White

Phlox stolonifera c. 'Home Fires'

Creeping Phlox - Home Fires

Phlox stolonifera c. 'Sherwood Purple'

Creeping Phlox - Sherwood Purple

Phlox subulata c. 'Emerald Blue'

Moss Phlox - Emerald Blue

Phlox subulata c. 'Emerald Pink'

Moss Phlox - Emerald Pink

Phlox subulata c. 'Purple Beauty'

Moss Phlox - Purple Beauty

Phlox subulata c. 'Scarlet Flame'

Moss Phlox - Scarlet Flame

Phlox subulata c. 'Snowflake'

Moss Phlox - Snowflake

Photinia (Aronia) melanocarpa

Black Chokeberry

Photinia (Aronia) pyrifolia (arbutifolia)

Red Chokeberry

Physocarpus opulifolius

Common Ninebark

Physostegia virginiana

Obedient Plant

Pieris floribunda

Mountain Pieris

Pinus echinata

Shortleaf Pine

Pinus rigida

Pitch Pine

Pinus taeda

Loblolly Pine

Pinus virginiana

Scrub Pine

Podophyllum peltatum

Mayapple

Polemonium reptans

Jacob's Ladder

Polygonatum biflorum

Smooth Solomon's Seal

Polystichum acrostichoides

Christmas Fern

Pontederia cordata

Pickerelweed

Prunus americana

American Wild Plum

Prunus angustifolia

Chickasaw Plum

Prunus maritima

Beach Plum

Prunus serotina

Black Cherry

Prunus virginiana

Chokecherry

Ptelea trifoliata

Hop Tree

Pycnanthemum incanum

Mountain Mint

Pycnanthemum muticum

Mountain Mint

Pycnanthemum virginianum

Virginia Mountain Mint

Quercus alba

White Oak

Quercus bicolor

Swamp White Oak

Quercus coccinea

Scarlet Oak

Quercus geminata

Sand Live Oak

Quercus lyrata

Overcup Oak

Quercus muehlenbergii

Chinkapin Oak

Quercus palustris

Pin Oak

Quercus phellos

Willow Oak

Quercus prinus

Chestnut Oak

Quercus rubra

Northern Red Oak

Quercus velutina

Eastern Black Oak

Rhexia virginica

Meadow Beauty

Rhododendron arborescens

Smooth Azalea

Rhododendron atlanticum

Coast Azalea

Rhododendron atlanticum x canescens c. 'Snowbird'

Native Hybrid Azalea - Snowbird

Rhododendron atlanticum x periclymenoides c. 'Choptank Rose'

Native Azalea - Choptank Rose

Rhododendron atlanticum x periclymenoides c. 'Marydel'

Native Azalea - Marydel

Rhododendron c. 'Camilla's Blush'

Azalea - Camilla's Blush

Rhododendron c. 'My Mary'

Azalea - My Mary

Rhododendron calendulaceum

Flame Azalea

Rhododendron canescens

Piedmont Azalea

Rhododendron maximum

Rosebay Rhododendron

Rhododendron periclymenoides

Pink or Pinxterbloom Azalea

Rhododendron prinophyllum

Early Azalea

Rhododendron prunifolium

Plumleaf Azalea

Rhododendron vaseyi

Pinkshell Azalea

Rhododendron viscosum

Swamp Azalea

Rhus aromatica

Fragrant Sumac

Rhus aromatica c. 'Gro-Low'

Dwarf Fragrant Sumac - Gro-Low

Rhus copallinum

Winged Sumac

Rhus glabra

Smooth Sumac

Rhus typhina

Staghorn Sumac

Ribes americanum

American Black Currant

Rosa carolina

Carolina Rose

Rosa palustris

Swamp Rose

Rosa virginiana

Virginia Rose

Rudbeckia fulgida var. fulgida

Orange Coneflower

Rudbeckia hirta

Black-eyed Susan

Rudbeckia laciniata

Cutleaf Coneflower

Rudbeckia triloba

Brown-eyed Susan

Ruellia caroliniensis

Carolina Wild Petunia

Sabatia kennedyana

Plymouth Rose Gentian

Saccharum giganteum

Giant Sugarcane Plumegrass

Sagittaria latifolia

Duck Potato

Salix discolor

Pussy Willow

Salix nigra

Black Willow

Salix sericea

Silky Willow

Salvia coccinea

Blood Sage

Sambucus nigra ssp. canadensis

American Elderberry

Sanguinaria canadensis

Bloodroot

Saururus cernuus

Lizard's Tail

Schizachyrium scoparium

Little Bluestem

Scutellaria incana

Hoary Skullcap

Scutellaria ovata

Heart-leafed Skullcap

Sedum ternatum

Woodland Stonecrop

Senna marilandica

Wild Senna

Silene caroliniana

Catch-fly

Silene regia

Royal Catch-fly

Silene virginica

Fire Pink

Silphium perfoliatum

Cup Plant

Sisyrinchium angustifolium

Blue-eyed Grass

Solidago caesia

Blue-stemmed Goldenrod

Solidago flexicaulis

Zigzag Goldenrod

Solidago nemoralis

Gray Goldenrod

Solidago odora

Anise-scented Goldenrod

Solidago rugosa

Rough-stemmed Goldenrod

Solidago sempervirens

Seaside Goldenrod

Sorghastrum nutans

Indian Nutgrass

Spigelia marilandica

Indian Pinkroot

Spiraea tomentosa

Steeplebush

Spiranthes cernua var. odorata

Nodding Ladies' Tresses

Symphoricarpos orbiculatus

Coralberry

Symphyotrichum (Aster) cordifolium

Blue Wood Aster

Symphyotrichum (Aster) ericoides

White Heath Aster

Symphyotrichum (Aster) laeve

Smooth Aster

Symphyotrichum (Aster) novae-angliae

New England Aster

Symphyotrichum (Aster) novi-belgii

New York Aster

Symphyotrichum (Aster) oblongifolium

Aromatic Aster

Taxodium distichum

Bald Cypress

Thalia dealbata

Pea Flower

Thalictrum thalictroides

Rue Anemone

Thelypteris noveboracensis

New York Fern

Thermopsis villosa

Carolina Lupine

Thuja occidentalis

Eastern Arborvitae

Tiarella cordifolia

Foamflower

Tiarella cordifolia c. 'Running Tapestry'

Foamflower - Running Tapestry

Tilia americana

Basswood Tree, American Linden

Tradescantia ohiensis

Bluejacket

Tradescantia virginiana

Virginia Spiderwort

Trillium catesbaei

Bashful Wakerobin

Trillium cuneatum

Little Sweet Betsy

Trillium erectum

Red Wakerobin

Trillium grandiflorum

White Trillium, Wakerobin

Trillium luteum

Yellow Wakerobin

Uvularia grandiflora

Largeflower Bellwort

Uvularia perfoliata

Perfoliate Bellwort

Vaccinium angustifolium

Lowbush Blueberry

Vaccinium corymbosum

Highbush Blueberry

Vaccinium corymbosum c. 'Bluecrop'

Highbush Blueberry - Bluecrop

Vaccinium corymbosum c. 'Blueray'

Highbush Blueberry - Blueray

Vaccinium corymbosum c. 'Duke'

Highbush Blueberry - Duke

Vaccinium corymbosum c. 'Elliot'

Highbush Blueberry - Elliot

Vaccinium corymbosum c. 'Jersey'

Highbush Blueberry - Jersey

Vaccinium pallidum

Blue Ridge Blueberry

Verbena hastata

Blue Vervain

Vernonia noveboracensis

New York Ironweed

Veronicastrum virginicum

Culver's Root

Viburnum dentatum

Arrowwood Viburnum

Viburnum lentago

Nannyberry Viburnum

Viburnum nudum

Smooth Witherod

Viburnum prunifolium

Blackhaw Viburnum

Viburnum trilobum

American Cranberry Viburnum

Viola canadensis

Canada Violet

Viola pedata

Bird's Foot Violet

Viola pubescens

Downy Yellow Violet

Viola sororia

Common Blue Violet

Viola striata

Cream Violet

Wisteria frutescens

American Wisteria

Wisteria frutescens c. 'Amethyst Falls'

American Wisteria - Amethyst Falls

Woodwardia virginica

Virginia Chainfern

Xanthorhiza simplicissima

Yellowroot

Yucca filamentosa

Beargrass, Adam's Needle

Zanthoxylum americanum

Prickly-ash

Zephyranthes atamasca

Atamasco Lily

Zizia aurea

Golden Alexander