Spring Garden Tips

Melinda's Choice

In selecting the "Melinda's Choice™" collection I have specifically chosen only the finest plant varieties for our midwestern landscapes. These plants have genetic superiority, superb performance and unique features. We have produced a superior collection that will add spark to your outdoor living space. You will find that this collection will reward and delight you with greater growing success!

Stein Gardens & Gifts proudly stands behind the "Melinda's Choice™" Trees and Shrubs Collection with a 2 year, 100% guarantee.

See Melinda's Choice in the Field


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Perennials

Astilbe (Astilbe x arendsii 'Flamingo')
Astilbe (Astilbe chinesis 'Maggie Daley')
Astilbe (Astilbe chinensis 'Visions in Pink')
Astilbe (Astilbe simplicifolia 'White Sensation')

Aster/Michaelmas Daisy (Aster novi-belgii 'Farmington')

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Avens (Geum 'Mango Lassi')

Bee Balm (Monarda x 'Raspberry Wine')

Bethlehem Sage (Pulmonaria longifolia 'Bertram Anderson')

Blanketflower (Gaillardia compositae 'Fanfare')

Bleeding Heart (Dicentra x 'King of Hearts')

Blue Fescue (Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue')

Blue Oat Grass (Helictotrichen sempervirens)

Candytuft (Iberis sempervirens 'Snow Cushion')

Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis 'Little Lanterns')

 

Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea 'Kim's Knee High')
Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea 'Prairie Splendor')

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Coral Bells (Heuchera x 'Plum Pudding')
Coral Bells (Heuchera x 'Crimson Curls')
Coral Bells (Heuchera x 'Raspberry Ice')
Coral Bells (Heuchera x 'Rose Majesty')

Creeping Thyme (Thymus serpyllum 'Pink Chintz')

Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Barbara Mitchell')
Daylily Hemerocallis 'Strawberry Candy')

English Larkspur (Delphinium elatum 'Blushing Brides')
English Larkspur (Delphinium elatum 'Pagan Purples')
English Larkspur (Delphinium elatum 'Royal Aspirations')
English Larkspur (Delphinium elatum 'Sunny Skies')

Evening Primrose (Oenothera fremontii 'Shimmer')

False Aster (Boltonia asteroides 'Jim Crockett')

Feather Reed Grass (Calamagrostis acutiflora 'Karl Foerster')

Fleeceflower (Persicaria virginiana 'Painter's Palette')

Flowering Sage (Salvia nemorosa 'Blue Hill')
Flowering Sage (Salvia nemorosa 'Marcus')

Foamflower (Tiarella cordifolia 'Eco Running Tapestry')

Geranium (Geranium macrorrhizum 'Ingwersen's Variety')
Geranium (Geranium x 'Rozanne')
Geranium (Geranium x 'Springtime')

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Jacob's Ladder (Polemonium 'Stairway to Heaven')

Japanese Painted Fern (Athyrium nipponicum 'Pictum')

Joe-Pye Weed (Eupatorium dubium 'Little Joe')

Masterwort (Astrantia major 'Abbey Road')

Monk's Hood (Aconitum x 'Stainless Steel')

Ornamental Onion (Allium senescens 'Glaucum')

 

Russian Sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia)
Russian Sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia 'Little Spire')

Sea Thrift (Armeria maritima 'Bloodstone')

Sedge, Fox Red Curly (Carex buchananii)

Sedum (Sedum x 'Purple Emperor')

Serbian Bellflower (Campanula poscharskyana)

Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum x 'Switzerland')

Silver Grass (Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus')

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Sneezeweed (Helenium 'Ruby Tuesday')

Speedwell (Veronica longifolia 'Eveline')
Speedwell (Veronica x 'Royal Candles')

Spurge (Euphorbia epithymoides 'First Blush')

Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah')

Tall Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata 'Lilac Flame')
Tall Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata 'Purple Flame')
Tall Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata 'Pink Flame')

Tickseed (Coreopsis rosea 'Heaven's Gate')
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(Coreopsis 'Jethro Tull')

Turtlehead (Chelone oblique)

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Trees, Shrubs and Roses

Arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis 'Holmstrup')

Barberry (Berberis thunbergii 'Rose Glow')
Barberry (Berberis thunbergii 'Royal Burgundy')
Barberry (Berberis thunbergii 'Golden Nugget')

Sneak Peek: Barberry (Berberis 'Golden Ruby')

Boxwood (Buxus x 'Green Velvet')

Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii 'Black Knight')

Caryopteris (Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Dark Knight')

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Clematis (Clematis viticella 'Etoile Violette')
Clematis (Clematis viticella 'Madame Julia Correvon')

Sneak Peek: Clematis (Clematis 'Sapphire Indigo')

Sneak Peek: Clematis (Clematis 'Vancouver Starry Nights')

Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster dammeri 'Coral Beauty')

Sneak Peek: Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster 'Tom Thumb')

Dappled Willow (Salix integra 'Hakuro Nishiki')

Dwarf Alberta Spruce (Picea glauca 'Conica')

Forsythia (Fosythia x Melee D'Or 'Courtaneur', Gold ClusterTM)

Honeysuckle (Lonicera heckrottii 'Goldflame')

Hydrangea (Hydrangea serrata 'Bluebeard')

Hydrangea (Hydrangea 'Penny Mac')


Juniper (Juniperus horizontalis 'Monber')
Juniper (Juniperus sabina 'Monna' 'Calgary Carpet')
Juniper (Juniperus x pfitzeriana 'Sea of Gold')

Lilac (Syringa patula 'Miss Kim')

Sneak Peek: Lilac (Syringa 'Declaration')

Ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius 'Center Glow')

Potentilla (Potentilla fruticosa 'Monsidh')
Potentilla (Potentilla fruticosa 'Gold Star')

Spirea (Spiraea japonica 'Walbuma')
Spirea (Spiraea nipponica 'Snowmound')

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Rhododendron (Rhododendron x 'Roseum Elegans')

Rose, Knock Out Pink (Rosa 'Radcon')
Rose (Rosa 'Elsie May')

Rose (Rosa 'William Baffin')

Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus 'Aphrodite')
Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus 'Helene')

Summersweet (Clethra alnifolia 'Hummingbird')

Trumpet Vine (Campsis radicans 'Balboa Sunset')

Viburnum (Viburnum plicatum 'Summer Snowflake')

Weigela (Weigela florida 'Dark Horse')
Weigela (Weigela florida 'Pink Poppet')


Wintercreeper (Euonymus fortunei 'Ivory Jade')
Wintercreeper (Euonymus 'Gold Prince')

Wintercreeper (Euonymus 'Sunrise')

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