GREAT FOLIAGE PERENNIALS 2017-04-04T09:56:40+00:00

 

PERENNIALS WITH EXCEPTIONAL
FOLIAGE QUALITIES

Achillea ‘Anblo’ Anthea – USPP 8828, ‘Little Moonshine’ – USPPAF, ’Moonshine’, ‘Schwellenburg’ & A. tomentosa ‘Aurea’(Yarrow) – fine-textured silvery foliage
Acorus (Sweet Flag) – green or green & white variegated linear foliage
Actaea / Cimicifuga simplex ‘Black Negligee’, ‘Brunette’, ‘Carbonella’, ‘Chocoholic’ – USPP 24821, ‘Hillside Black Beauty’ – USPP 9988, ‘James Compton’ & ‘Pink Spike’ (Bugbane) – purplish foliage
Actaea pachypoda & A. rubra (Baneberry) – handsome, dissected, green foliage
Actaea pachypoda ‘Misty Blue’ (Baneberry) – handsome, dissected, blue-green foliage
Adiantum pedatum (Maidenhair Fern) – graceful, fan-like, fine-textured, bright
green fronds
Ajuga (Bugleweed) – various colors
Alchemilla (Lady’s Mantle) – green hairy leaves
Allium ‘Millenium’ & ‘Summer Beauty’ (Ornamental Onion) – shiny, stiff, green foliage
Allium senescens ‘Blue Eddy’ & ‘Medusa’ – USPPAF (Ornamental Onion) – twisted blue-gray foliage
Allium senescens ‘Glaucum’ (Ornamental Onion) – twisted gray-green foliage
Amsonia (Blue Star) – willow-like green foliage, golden fall color
Amsonia hubrichtii (Narrow Leaf Blue Star) – fine-textured green foliage, golden
fall color
Andropogon gerardii ‘Blackhawks’ – USPPAF, ’Dancing Wind’ – USPP 26892, ‘Indian Warrior’ – USPP 24999, ‘Rain Dance’ – USPPAF, ‘Red Bull’, ‘Red October’ – USPP 26283 (Big Bluestem) – green foliage taking on reddish purple tones late in the season
Angelica gigas (Angelica) – bold, architectural, green foliage
Aquilegia ‘Lime Frost’ (Variegated Columbine) – gray-green leaves splashed with gold & cream
Aquilegia vulgaris ‘Leprechaun Gold’ & ‘Woodside’ (Variegated Garden Columbine) – green leaves marbled with gold
Arabis caucasica ‘Variegata’ (Variegated Rock Cress) – olive green leaves with creamy white edges
Aralia cordata ‘Sun King’ (Golden Japanese Spikenard) – bright gold foliage
Armeria (Sea Pink) – grass-like green foliage
Armeria maritima ‘Nifty Thrifty’ (Variegated Sea Pink) – cream & green
variegated foliage
Armoracia rusticana ‘Variegata’ (Variegated Horseradish) – large, bold, green leaves randomly splashed with white
Arrhenatherum elatius subsp. bulbosum ‘Variegatum’ (Variegated Bulbous Oat Grass) – narrow bluish green leaves with white edges, best in cool weather
Artemisia (Wormwood) – silver foliage of various textures
Artemisia lactiflora ‘Guizho’ (White Mugwort) – blackish green leaves
& purplish stems
Aruncus aethusifolius (Dwarf Goatsbeard) – fine-textured green foliage
Aruncus dioicus (Sylvan Goatsbeard) – handsome green foliage reminiscent of
False Spireas
Aruncus ‘Misty Lace’ – USPP 15798 (Hybrid Goatsbeard) – medium-textured green foliage intermediate in characteristics between the above Goatsbeards, dark stems
Asarum europaeum (European Ginger) – glossy evergreen foliage
Aster lateriflorus / Symphyotrichum lateriflorum ‘Lady in Black’ & ‘Prince’
(Calico Aster) – purplish foliage
Astilbe (False Spirea) – medium-textured green foliage
Astilbe ‘Amber Moon’ – USPPAF (False Spirea) – foliage emerges chartreuse-yellow with a tinge of red, greens up a bit as season progresses
Astilbe ‘Beauty of Ernst’ Color Flash™ – USPP 17343 (False Spirea) – foliage emerges green but takes on shades of burgundy & purple as it matures
Astilbe ‘Beauty of Lisse’ Color Flash Lime™ – USPP 17816 (False Spirea) – foliage emerges bright lime green with red tones, changes to chartreuse as season progresses
Astilbe ‘Cappuccino’ – USPP 24940 (False Spirea) – dark bronze foliage changing to green after the flowering period
Astilbe ‘Chocolate Shogun’ – USPP 26430 (False Spirea) – glossy chocolate-purple leaves
Astilbe ‘Delft Lace’ – USPP 19839 (False Spirea) – waxy blue-green foliage
Astrantia major ‘Star of Magic’ – USPPAF (Variegated Great Masterwort) – dark green leaves with creamy white margins
Astrantia major ‘Sunningdale Variegated’ (Variegated Great Masterwort) – creamy yellow edges & splashes on green leaves, most showy early in the season
Astrantia major ‘Vanilla Gorilla’ (Variegated Great Masterwort) – silvery blue-green leaves with creamy white margins
Athyrium ‘Branford Beauty’ & ‘Branford Rambler’ (Hybrid Fern) – mottled gray-green fronds exhibiting reddish tones
Athyrium filix-femina ‘Dre’s Dagger’ / ’Cruciato-cristatum’ & ‘Victoriae’ (Crested Lady Fern) – pinnae of green fronds forked in cruciate manner & tips of fronds crested
Athyrium filix-femina ‘Lady in Lace’ (Crested Lady Fern) – attractive, crested, lacy
green fronds
Athyrium filix-femina ‘Lady in Red’ (Red-stemmed Lady Fern) – mature plants have medium green fronds with red stems
Athyrium ‘Ghost’ (Hybrid Fern) – silvery white fronds
Athyrium ‘Godzilla’ (Hybrid Fern) – silvery fronds with green highlights & dark purple stems
Athyrium niponicum ‘Applecourt’ (Japanese Painted Fern) – mottled gray-green fronds with crested pinnae
Athyrium niponicum ‘Burgundy Lace’ – USPP 15072 & ‘Ursula’s Red’ (Japanese Painted Fern) – silvery fronds overlaid with burgundy, most showy early in the season
Athyrium niponicum ‘Pewter Lace’ – USPP 15721 & ‘Silver Falls’ – USPP 12803 (Japanese Painted Fern) – silvery fronds with purplish red midribs, most showy early in the season
Athyrium niponicum var. pictum (Japanese Painted Fern) – mottled gray-green fronds
Baptisia (False Indigo) – gray-green foliage
Bergenia (Pigsqueak) – bold evergreen foliage
Bergenia ‘Lunar Glow’ – USPP 20247 (Variegated Pigsqueak) – creamy yellow leaves turn light yellow in summer
Bergenia ‘Solar Flare’ – USPP 19938 (Variegated Pigsqueak) – green leaves with creamy yellow borders, most showy early in the season
Brunnera macrophylla (False Forget Me Not) – dark green, heart-shaped leaves
Brunnera macrophylla ‘Diane’s Gold’ – USPP 22687, ‘Green Gold’ & ‘Spring Yellow’ (Variegated False Forget Me Not) – chartreuse yellow foliage, most showy early in the season
Brunnera macrophylla ‘Alexander’s Great’ – USPP 25789, ‘Emerald Mist’ – USPP 20460, ‘Jack Frost’ – USPP 13859, ‘Langtrees’, ‘Looking Glass’ – USPP 17829, ‘Mr. Morse’ – USPP 19947, ‘Sea Heart’ – USPP 24684, ‘Silver Charm’ – USPPAF, ’Silver Heart’ – USPP 24685 & ‘Silver Wings’ – USPP 13706 (Variegated False Forget Me Not) – green & silver
variegation patterns
Brunnera macrophylla ‘Dawson’s White’ & ‘Variegata’ (Variegated False Forget Me Not) – green leaves with creamy white margins
Brunnera macrophylla ‘Hadspen Cream’ (Variegated False Forget Me Not) – green leaves with creamy yellow margins
Brunnera macrophylla ‘King’s Ransom’ – USPPAF (Variegated False Forget Me Not) – green, silver & gold variegation pattern
Calamagrostis x acutiflora ‘Avalanche’, ‘Eldorado’ – USPP 16486 & ‘Overdam’ (Variegated Feather Reed Grass) – variegated linear foliage
Campanula ‘Dickson’s Gold’ (Bellflower) – bright gold foliage
Campanula persicifolia ‘Blue-Eyed Blonde’ – USPP 19883 & ‘Kelly’s Gold’ (Golden Peach-leaved Bellflower) – yellow foliage
Carex (Sedge) – linear foliage of various colors
Centaurea montana ‘Gold Bullion’ – USPP 10865 (Golden Mountain Bluet) – bright yellow foliage in spring, changing to chartreuse in summer
Chasmanthium latifolium ‘River Mist’ – USPP 20643 (Variegated Northern Sea Oats) – green leaves heavily striped with white
Chelone (Turtlehead) – dark green, distinctly veined leaves
Clematis recta ‘Lime Close’ Serious Black™ & ’Purpurea’(Ground Clematis)
– purplish foliage
Convallaria majalis ‘Albostriata’ (Variegated Lily of the Valley) – green leaves
striped cream
Coreopsis tripteris ‘Lightning Flash’ – USPP 19147 (Golden Tall Tickseed) – gold foliage
Corydalis (Fumewort) – finely divided, fern-like foliage
Cyclamen coum, C. hederifolium & C. purpurascens (Hardy Cyclamen) –
silver mottled foliage
Darmera peltata (Umbrella Plant) – bold green foliage
Deschampsia cespitosa ‘Northern Lights’ (Variegated Tufted Hair Grass) – narrow green leaves variegated with gray & gold streaks
Dianthus (Pinks) – a number of types have glaucous blue foliage
Dianthus ‘Edgehog’ – USPPAF (Pink) – blue-green foliage edged creamy white
Dicentra ‘Amore Pink’ – USPP 25601, ‘Amore Rose’ – USPP 25623, Hearts Series & ‘Red Fountain’ – USPP 21269 (Bleeding Heart) – attractive, bluish green, fine-textured foliage
Dicentra ‘Fire Island’ – USPP 22488 (Bleeding Heart) – frosty blue, fine-textured foliage
Dicentra spectabilis / Lamprocapnus spectabilis ‘Gold Heart’ & ‘White Gold’ – USPPAF (Golden Bleeding Heart) – golden foliage
Echinops (Globe Thistle) – green thistle-like leaves with white undersides
Epimedium (Barrenwort) – attractive glossy foliage of various tones, some offer unusual color highlights in cool weather
Eryngium (Sea Holly) – architectural green foliage
Eryngium planum ‘Jade Frost’ – USPP 17370 (Variegated Sea Holly) – blue-green leaves with bold creamy white margins
Eryngium x zabelii ‘Neptune’s Gold’ – USPP 27092 (Variegated Hybrid Sea Holly) – foliage & spiny bracts show an interesting combination of gold & green
Eupatorium dubium / Eutrochium dubium, Eupatorium fistulosum / Eutrochium  fistulosum & Eupatorium maculatum /  Eutrochium maculatum (Joe-pye Weed)
– dark green rugose leaves
Eupatorium fortunei ‘Capri’ – USPP 24843 (Variegated Japanese Joe-pye Weed) – green leaves with soft cream edges accented with rosy pink tones
Eupatorium fortunei ‘Pink Frost’ (Variegated Japanese Joe-pye Weed) – green foliage edged creamy yellow
Eupatorium rugosum / Ageratina altissima ‘Chocolate’ (White Snakeroot) – chocolate-brown foliage
Euphorbia x martinii ‘Ascot Rainbow’ – USPP 21401 (Spurge) – green & yellow variegated foliage with pink & orange tones in cool weather
Euphorbia polychroma (Cushion Spurge) – neat mound of green foliage
Euphorbia polychroma ‘Bonfire’ – USPP 18585 (Variegated Cushion Spurge) – foliage shows purple, red & orange tones highlighted by chartreuse
Euphorbia polychroma ‘First Blush’ – USPP 15292 (Variegated Cushion Spurge) – green foliage with creamy edges that are blushed pink
Ferns – fine-textured foliage in various shades of green
Festuca glauca ‘Blue Whiskers’ – USPPAF, ’Boulder Blue’, ‘Casca11’ Beyond Blue™ – USPP 23307, ‘Cool as Ice’ – USPPAF & ‘Elijah Blue’ (Sheep Fescue) – grassy blue foliage
Filipendula ‘Red Umbrellas’ – USPP 23129 (Meadowsweet) – green leaves are heavily veined with crimson
Filipendula ulmaria ‘Aurea’ (Golden Queen of the Meadow) – golden foliage
Filipendula ulmaria ‘Variegata’ (Variegated Queen of the Meadow) – creamy yellow variegation in leaf centers
Filipendula vulgaris ‘Multiplex’ / ‘Plena’ (Double Dropwort) – fine-textured
green foliage
Galium odoratum (Sweet Woodruff) – fine-textured green foliage
Geranium (Cranesbill) – palmate-shaped green leaves, a few with distinct markings
Geranium maculatum ‘Espresso’ (Wild Cranesbill) – reddish brown foliage, most showy early in the season
Geranium pratense ‘Midnightlyona’ Midnight Ghost® – USPPAF, ’Nodbeauty’ Black Beauty™ – USPPAF, ‘Dark Reiter’, ‘Hocus Pocus’, ‘Midnight Reiter’ & ‘Okey Dokey’ (Meadow Cranesbill) – glossy black-purple foliage
Geum (Avens) – handsome mounds of scalloped, dark green, hairy foliage
Gillenia trifoliata / Porteranthus trifoliatus (Bowman’s Root) – narrow, prominently veined, dark green foliage
Hakonechloa macra ‘All Gold’ (Golden Hakone Grass) – narrow golden leaves
Hakonechloa macra ‘Aureola’ (Golden Variegated Hakone Grass) – narrow yellow leaves with green margins
Hakonechloa macra ‘Beni Kaze’ / ‘Red Wind’ (Hakone Grass) – narrow green foliage turns reddish purple in fall
Hakonechloa macra ‘Briform’ Fubuki™ – USPP 21757  (Variegated Hakone Grass) – narrow green & creamy yellow foliage becomes suffused with pink tones in fall
Hakonechloa macra ‘Naomi’ – USPP 19897 (Variegated Hakone Grass) – narrow green & creamy yellow foliage becomes flushed with reddish purple tones in fall
Hakonechloa macra ‘Nicholas’ – USPP 19898 (Hakone Grass) – narrow green foliage turns orangish red in fall
Helictotrichon sempervirens (Blue Oat Grass) – narrow blue foliage
Heliopsis helianthoides ‘Lorraine Sunshine’ – USPP 10690 (Variegated Oxeye Sunflower) – greenish white leaves with green veins, most showy early in the season
Heliopsis helianthoides ‘Sunburst’ (Variegated Oxeye Sunflower) – creamy white leaves with green veins, most showy early in the season
Heliopsis helianthoides ‘Sunstruck’ – USPP 25524 (Variegated Oxeye Sunflower) – cream & green variegated foliage, most showy early in the season
Helleborus (Hellebore) – leathery green foliage
Heracleum (Cow Parsnip) – bold, deeply cut, green foliage
Heuchera (Coral Bell) – handsome foliage of various colors
x Heucherella ‘Alabama Sunrise’ – USPP 19611, ‘Catching Fire ’ – USPPAF, ’Fire Frost ’ – USPP 25737, ‘Solar Flare’ – USPP 22427, ‘Stoplight’ – USPP 16835, ‘Sunrise Falls’ Falls™ Series – USPP 23666 & ‘Yellowstone Falls’ Falls™ Series – USPP 22313 (Foamy Bells) – chartreuse-yellow leaves with purple-red markings
x Heucherella ‘Autumn Cascade’ Cascade™ Series – USPPAF (Foamy Bells) – reddish tan leaf color
x Heucherella ‘Brass Lantern’ – USPP 22396 (Foamy Bells) – brassy gold & red spring foliage color, turning reddish brown in summer
x Heucherella ‘Burnished Bronze’ – USPP 12159 & ‘Chocolate Lace’ – USPP 11701 (Foamy Bells) – bronze foliage tones
x Heucherella ‘Buttered Rum’ – USPP 25040 (Foamy Bells) – caramel-colored leaves showing rose-red tones in fall
x Heucherella ‘Copper Cascade’ Cascade™ Series – USPP 25722 (Foamy Bells) – foliage shows copper, gold & rose tones
x Heucherella ‘Cracked Ice’ – USPP 24690 (Foamy Bells) – bluish green leaves with deep reddish purple veins, foliage exhibits a silvery pink overlay in spring & fall
x Heucherella ‘Fire Frost’ – USPP 25737 (Foamy Bells) – yellow to lime leaves with large red centers frosted with a strong white veil
x Heucherella ‘Galactica’ – USPPAF (Foamy Bells) – silvery green leaves with deep purple veins
x Heucherella ‘Glacier Falls’ Falls™ Series – USPP 25721 (Foamy Bells) – bluish green leaves with darker markings
x Heucherella ‘Gold Cascade’ Cascade™ Series – USPP 25738, ‘Gold Zebra’ – USPP 22104 & ‘Solar Power’ – USPP 22427 (Foamy Bells) – golden yellow foliage
with reddish markings
x Heucherella ‘Gunsmoke’ – USPP 22395 (Foamy Bells) – purple-red foliage overlaid with silver at maturity
x Heucherella ‘Honey Rose’ – USPP 25686 (Foamy Bells) – emerging foliage is coral-rose, turning reddish brown with darker veins
x Heucherella ‘Hopscotch’ Fun and Games® Collection – USPPAF (Foamy Bells) – leaves emerge red with dark red centers & lighten to bronze-red,
eventually turning deep green
x Heucherella ‘Hot Spot’ – USPPAF & ‘Mojito’ – USPPAF (Foamy Bells) – lime-green leaves with reddish central markings
x Heucherella ‘Leapfrog’ Fun and Games® Collection – USPPAF (Foamy Bells) – young leaves are chartreuse-yellow with burgundy centers, mellowing to lime-green with purple centers, late in the season the foliage exhibits apricot & rose tones
x Heucherella ‘Pink Fizz’ – USPPAF (Foamy Bells) – silvery green leaves with prominent purple veins
x Heucherella ‘Plum Cascade’ Cascade™ Series – USPPAF (Foamy Bells) – attractive purple-silver foliage
x Heucherella ‘Pumpkin Spice’ – USPPAF (Foamy Bells) – bronze-red leaves with deep mahogany centers
x Heucherella ‘Red Rover’ Fun and Games® Collection – USPPAF (Foamy Bells) – large coppery red leaves with burgundy centers, the foliage matures to olive-green as the season progresses
x Heucherella ‘Redstone Falls’ Falls™ Series – USPP 22394 (Foamy Bells) – foliage shows autumnal tones throughout the season
x Heucherella ‘Solar Eclipse’ – USPP 23647 (Foamy Bells) – reddish brown leaves
edged lime-green
x Heucherella ‘Sunspot’ – USPP 14825 (Foamy Bells) – electric yellow foliage with wine-red center patches
x Heucherella ‘Sweet Tea’ – USPP 21296 (Foamy Bells) – cinnamon-orange leaves with darker centers
x Heucherella ‘Tapestry’ – USPP 21150 (Foamy Bells) – dark-centered leaves are bluish green in spring, turning green with dark centers as the season progresses
x Heucherella ‘Thunderbird’ – USPPAF (Foamy Bells) – gold leaves overlaid with a brick red pattern in spring, turning green with deep purple centers in summer
x Heucherella ‘TNHERHHL’ Happy Hour™ Lime – USPPAF (Foamy Bells) – lime-green foliage
x Heucherella ‘Twilight’ – USPP 25723 (Foamy Bells) – charcoal-gray foliage
Hibiscus ‘Berry Awesome’ Summerific® Series – USPPAF (Rose Mallow) – dark, midnight olive-green foliage
Hibiscus ‘Cranberry Crush’ Summerific® Series – USPP 21984 (Rose Mallow) – deep green leaves with purple overtones
Hibiscus ‘Kopper King’ – USPP 10793 (Rose Mallow) – foliage ranges from coppery green to reddish orange
Hibiscus ‘Midnight Marvel’ – USPP 24079 (Rose Mallow) – deep wine-purple foliage
Hibiscus ‘Perfect Storm’ Summerific® Series – USPPAF (Rose Mallow) – dark wine-purple foliage
Hibiscus ‘Plum Crazy’ – USPP 11854 (Rose Mallow) – dark green leaves
with purple flush
Hibiscus ‘Plum Fantasy’ – USPP 25986 (Rose Mallow) – dark green foliage shows grayed purple tones later in the season
Hibiscus ‘Starry Starry Night’ – USPPAF (Rose Mallow) – broad near black leaves
Hibiscus ‘Small Wonder’ – USPP 24022 (Rose Mallow) – very dark purple foliage
Hibiscus ‘Summer Storm’ – USPP 20443 (Rose Mallow) – deep wine-purple foliage
Hosta (Hosta) – bold foliage of various colors
Iberis (Edging Candytuft) – glossy evergreen foliage
Iris pallida ‘Argentea Variegata’ (Variegated Sweet Iris) – linear green foliage
striped white
Iris pallida ‘Variegata’ (Variegated Sweet Iris) – linear green foliage striped
creamy yellow
Iris (Siberian hybrids) – linear green foliage, golden fall color
Kalimeris incisa ‘Variegata’ (Variegated False Aster) – green foliage edged in cream
Kalimeris yomena ‘Aurea’ (Variegated Japanese Aster) – green foliage with wide creamy golden margins
Kalimeris yomena ‘Shogun’ / ‘Variegata’ (Variegated Japanese Aster) – green foliage with wide creamy white margins
Kirengeshoma (Yellow Waxbells) – green maple-like foliage
Knautia macedonica ‘Thunder and Lightning’ – USPP 21437 (Variegated Crimson Pincushion) – green & cream variegated foliage
Lamiastrum galeobdolon ‘Herman’s Pride’ (Yellow Archangel) – silver
variegated foliage
Lamium maculatum (Spotted Dead Nettle) – silver variegated, golden
or multicolored foliage
Lavandula (Lavender) – silvery gray-green foliage
Leptinella squallida ‘Platt’s Black’ (Black Brass Buttons) – soft-textured, fern-like leaves are bronzy black with green tips
Leymus arenarius ‘Blue Dune’ & ‘Glaucus’ (Blue Lyme Grass) – metallic blue foliage
Ligularia (Golden Ray) – bold green or purplish foliage
Lilium (Martagon Lily) – attractive, whorled, green leaves
Lobelia cardinalis ‘Black Truffle’ – USPP 25687 (Cardinal Flower) – dark chocolate-purple foliage
Lobelia cardinalis ‘Fried Green Tomatoes’ – USPP 21958 (Cardinal Flower) – juvenile foliage is maroon, maturing to deep olive
Luzula nivea (Snowy Woodrush) – linear green foliage
Lychnis coronaria (Rose Campion) – silver foliage
Lychnis x arkwrightii ‘Orange Gnome’ (Arkwright’s Campion) – dark green leaves with a purplish bronze cast
Lychnis x arkwrightii ‘Pmoore05’ Scarlet O’Hara – USPP 25460 (Arkwright’s Campion) –  dark green leaves tinted maroon-purple
Lysimachia ciliata ‘Firecracker’ & ‘Purpurea’ (Fringed Loosestrife) – chocolate-purple leaves, color most prominent on juvenile foliage
Lysimachia nummularia ‘Aurea’ (Golden Moneywort) – golden foliage
Lysimachia punctata ‘Alexander’ – USPP 10598 (Variegated Yellow Loosestrife) – green & white variegated foliage that emerges in spring with pink tones
Lysimachia punctata ‘Walgoldalex’ Golden Alexander – USPP 13547 (Variegated Yellow Loosestrife) – green leaves edged deep creamy yellow
Macleaya (Plume Poppy) – grayish green lobed leaves
Miscanthus (Maiden Grass) – linear foliage of various colors & textures
Molinia caerulea ‘Variegata’ (Variegated Purple Moor Grass) – narrow green leaves with creamy yellow borders
Mukdenia rossii ‘Crimson Fans’ / ’Karasuba’ (Red-leaved Mukdenia) – fan-shaped green leaves turn deep red from the tips inward as cooler late season weather arrives
x Mukgenia Nova™ Flame (Mukgenia) – thick, leathery, green foliage with jagged burgundy-red edges
Nepeta (Catmint) – silver-gray foliage
Nepeta ‘Limelight’ (Golden Catmint) – lime-green foliage
Oenothera fruticosa ‘Sonnenwende’ / ’Summer Solstice’ (Common Sundrop) – dark red foliage early in the season
Oenothera ‘Lishal’ Crown of Gold – USPP 18402 (Sundrop) – green leaves with creamy yellow margins
Pachysandra procumbens (Allegheny Spurge) – silvery mottled leaves
Packera aurea / Senecio aureus (Golden Ragwort) – shiny, dark green,
heart-shaped leaves
Paeonia (Peony) – handsome green leaves
Panicum amarum ‘Dewey Blue’ (Bitter Switch Grass) & P. virgatum ‘Badlands’ – USPPAF, ‘Blue Fountain’ – USPPAF, ’Dallas Blues’ – USPP 11202, ‘Heavy Metal’ & ‘Thundercloud’ – USPP 20665 (Switch Grass) – bluish foliage
Panicum virgatum ‘Apache Rose’ Prairie Winds® Series – USPPAF, ‘Cheyenne Sky’ Prairie Winds®  Series – USPP 23209, ‘Huron Solstice’ – USPP 21498, ‘Prairie Fire’ – USPP 19367, ‘Red Sunset’ – USPPAF, ‘RR1’ Ruby Ribbons™ – USPP 17944 & ‘Shenandoah’ (Switch Grass) – green foliage taking on reddish purple tones by midsummer
Patrinia scabiosifolia (Golden Lace) – bold, divided, green leaves
Penstemon ‘Blackbeard’ – USPPAF (Beard-tongue) – dark eggplant purple foliage
Penstemon ‘Dark Towers’ – USPP 20013 (Beard-tongue) – deep purple-red foliage
Penstemon ‘Pocahontas’ – USPP 24804 (Beard-tongue) – dark purplish red foliage with burgundy-red stems
Perovskia (Russian Sage) – fine-textured, silver-gray foliage
Persicaria amplexicaulis ‘Golden Arrow’ (Golden Mountain Fleece Flower) – gold to chartreuse foliage
Petrorhagia / Tunica saxifraga (Tunic Flower) – fine-textured green foliage
Phlox ‘Becky Towe’ – USPP 12908, ‘Darwin’s Joyce’, ‘Goldmine’ – USPP 12070, ‘Harlequin’, ‘Shockwave’ – USPP 23265 & ‘Silvermine’ – USPP 12764
(Variegated Summer Phlox-Paniculata Group) – green leaves with irregular
golden to creamy yellow margins
Phlox ‘Creme de Menthe’, ‘Frosted Elegance’ & ‘Norah Leigh’ (Variegated Summer Phlox-Paniculata Group) – green leaves with irregular
creamy white margins
Phlox glaberrima (Smooth Phlox) – shiny deep green foliage
Phlox glaberrima ‘Triple Play’ – USPP 21329 (Smooth Phlox) – green & white variegated foliage
Phlox stolonifera (Creeping Phlox) – glossy evergreen foliage
Phlox x procumbens ‘Variegata’ (Trailing Phlox) – green leaves edged creamy white
Physostegia virginiana ‘Variegata’ (Variegated False Dragonhead) – green leaves irregularly banded creamy white
Platycodon grandiflorus (Balloon Flower) – attractive gray-green leaves
Podophyllum (Mayapple) – umbrella-like, sharply toothed, green leaves
Polemonium reptans (Creeping Jacob’s Ladder) – fine-textured green foliage
Polemonium reptans ‘Stairway to Heaven’ – USPP 15187 & ‘Touch of Class’ – USPP 19768 (Variegated Creeping Jacob’s Ladder) – green leaves with white margins,
most showy early in the season
Polemonium yezoense ‘Polbress’ Bressingham Purple – USPP 15367 (Jacob’s Ladder) – purplish tinted foliage, color most prominent on juvenile foliage
Polygonatum humile (Dwarf Solomon’s Seal) – small, oval-shaped, green leaves
Polygonatum odoratum ‘Double Stuff’ – USPP 19624 (Variegated Solomon’s Seal) – green leaves with wide creamy white borders, the width of the variegation is double the size of the commonly available form
Polygonatum odoratum ‘Variegatum’ (Variegated Solomon’s Seal) – green leaves edged creamy white
Polystichum braunii (Braun’s Holly Fern) – leathery dark green fronds
with brownish scales
Pulmonaria angustifolia ‘Johnson’s Blue’ & ‘Blue Ensign’ (Lungwort) – attractive, hairy, green foliage
Pulmonaria ‘Benediction’, ‘High Contrast’ – USPP 12337, ’Little Star’, P. longifolia ‘E. B. Anderson’, P. longifolia subsp. cevennensis, P. officinalis ‘Sissinghurst White’, ‘Polar Splash’, ’Raspberry Splash’ – USPP 12138, ’Roy Davidson’, P. saccharata ‘Mrs. Moon’, ‘Shrimps on the Barbie’, ’Smokey Blue’, ‘Trevi Fountain’ –  USPP 13047 & P. vallarsae ‘Margery Fish’ (Lungwort) – green leaves mottled silver
Pulmonaria ‘Berries and Cream’ – USPP 10597, ‘Cotton Cool’, ‘Excalibur’ – USPP 8958, P. longifolia ‘Diana Clare’, ’Majeste’, ’Moonshine’ – USPP 13686, P. saccharata ‘Silverado’ – USPPAF, ‘Silver Bouquet’ – USPP 20059, ‘Silver Shimmers’ – USPP 13290, ‘Spilled Milk’ & ‘Victorian Brooch’ – USPP 11234 (Lungwort) – highly silvered foliage
Rheum palmatum (Chinese Rhubarb) – bold green to purple-red foliage
Rodgersia (Roger’s-flower) – bold green foliage
Rudbeckia maxima (Great Coneflower) – bold bluish gray foliage
Sagina subulata (Corsican Pearlwort) – moss-like green foliage
Sagina subulata ‘Aurea’ (Golden Corsican Pearlwort) – moss-like golden foliage
Sanguisorba (Burnet) – fine-textured green foliage
Sanguisorba canadensis ‘Candlelight’ (Golden Burnet) – bright chartreuse-gold foliage
Sanguisorba minor ‘Little Angel’ (Dwarf Variegated Burnet) – small green leaves with distinct creamy white margins
Schizachyrium scoparium ‘Blue Paradise’ Prairie Winds® Series – USPPAF (Little Bluestem) – silvery blue foliage takes on a deep wine fall color
Schizachyrium scoparium ‘Carousel’ – USPP 20948 (Little Bluestem) – green foliage shows copper, pink & mahogany tones in fall
Schizachyrium scoparium ‘Jazz’ (Little Bluestem) – silvery blue foliage takes on subtle mauve-purple coloration in autumn
Schizachyrium scoparium ‘MinnBlueA’ Blue Heaven™ – USPP 17310 (Little Bluestem) – late in the season, the bluish gray foliage turns burgundy-red with
purplish violet highlights
Schizachyrium scoparium ‘Smoke Signal’ – USPPAF (Little Bluestem) – blue-green foliage takes on scarlet-red tones in late summer, the entire clump turns
deep red-purple in fall
Schizachyrium scoparium ‘Standing Ovation’ – USPP 25202 (Little Bluestem) – bluish green foliage exhibits tones of orange, red, yellow & purplish brown in fall
Schizachyrium scoparium ‘Twilight Zone’ – USPPAF (Little Bluestem) – bluish green foliage takes on silvery purple tones in midsummer, gradually deepening to bright violet-purple in fall
x Sedora ‘Blue Elf’ Sunsparkler® Series – USPPAF (Stonecrop) – steel blue tufted foliage
Sedum ‘Beka’ Autumn Delight™ – USPP 18398 (Variegated Stonecrop) – chartreuse-yellow leaves with blue-green margins
Sedum ‘Bertram Anderson’, ‘Cherry Truffle’ Candy™ Series – USPP 24602, Chocolate Cherry® – USPP 24970, ’Chocolate Drop’ Candy™ Series – USPP 22866, ‘Dark Magic’ – USPPAF, ’Desert Black’ Desert™ Series – USPP 24902, ‘Dynomite’ – USPP 24722, ’Garbro’ Garnet Brocade™ – USPP 16350, ‘Lynda Windsor’, ‘Night Embers’ – USPPAF, ’Orbit Bronze’ – USPP 26189, ‘Plum Perfection’ – USPP 22690, ’Postman’s Pride’ – USPP 16831, ‘Purple Emperor’, ‘Raspberry Truffle’ Candy™ Series – USPP 22755, ‘Sunset Cloud’, ‘Touchdown Teak’ Touchdown™ Series – USPP 26078 & ‘Xenox’ – USPP 16888 (Stonecrop) – dark burgundy to purple-brown foliage in summer
Sedum ‘Blue Pearl’ Sunsparkler® Series – USPPAF (Stonecrop) – vibrant smokey blue foliage & reddish purple stems
Sedum cauticola ‘Lidakense’ & ‘Red Cauli’ (Stonecrop) – blue-green leaves
tinged purple
Sedum ‘Cherry Tart’ Sunsparkler® Series – USPP 24603 (Stonecrop) – small green leaves tinted cherry-red
Sedum ‘Cutting Edge’ – USPPAF (Stonecrop) – bright green foliage with yellow edges
Sedum ‘Dazzleberry’ Sunsparkler® Series – USPP 22457 (Stonecrop) – attractive smoky blue-gray foliage
Sedum ’Desert Blonde’ Desert™ Series – USPP 24901, ’Desert Red’ Desert™ Series – USPP 24848, ’Marina’ – USPP 26191, ’Pool Party’ Party Hardy™ Series – USPP 22842, ’Rosetta’ – USPP 26190, ‘Touchdown Breeze’ Touchdown™ Series – USPP 26114 & ’Touchdown Jade’ Touchdown™ Series – USPP 26115 – blue-green to blue-gray foliage
Sedum ‘Firecracker’ Sunsparkler® Series – USPP 26595 (Stonecrop) – shiny
cherry-red foliage
Sedum ‘Frosted Fire’ (Stonecrop) – light green leaves with creamy yellow margins
Sedum ‘Jade Tuffet’ Sunsparkler® Series – USPPAF (Stonecrop) – cherry-red stems with shiny jade green leaves
Sedum kamtschaticum ‘Variegatum’ (Variegated Kamtschatka Stonecrop) – white-edged green leaves are often tinged pink
Sedum ‘Lajos’ Autumn Charm™ – USPP 14421 (Variegated Stonecrop) – gray-green leaves with creamy yellow edges
Sedum ‘Lime Twister’ Sunsparkler® Series – USPP 26895 (Stonecrop) – bright green leaves with cream-colored edges that show red tones during cool spring & fall weather
Sedum ‘Lime Zinger’ Sunsparkler® Series – USPP 24632 (Stonecrop) – small apple green leaves with cherry-red margins
Sedum ‘Maestro’ – USPP 20094 (Stonecrop) – bluish green leaves & purple stems
Sedum ‘Matrona’ (Stonecrop) – gray-green foliage shaded maroon
Sedum reflexum ‘Angelina’ (Recurved Yellow Stonecrop) – golden yellow foliage that takes on reddish orange tones in cool weather
Sedum sexangulare ‘Golddigger’ (Tasteless Stonecrop) – golden foliage
Sedum sieboldii ‘Mediovariegatum’ (Variegated October Daphne) – small bluish green leaves with creamy yellow centers
Sedum spurium ‘Red Rock’ (Two Row Stonecrop) – red foliage
Sedum spurium ‘Tricolor’ (Variegated Two Row Stonecrop) – green leaves dappled with pink & creamy white
Sedum ’Touchdown Flame’ Touchdown™ Series – USPP 26079 (Stonecrop) – red leaves in spring changing to olive-green & red-brown
(Stonecrops may also be found listed under the following generic names: Hylotelephium, Petrosedum, Phedimus, Rhodiola & Sinocrassula)
Sempervivum (Hen and Chicks) – rosettes of succulent foliage, available in a wide array of sizes & colors
Sesleria autumnalis (Autumn Moor Grass) – medium to fine-textured, yellow-green foliage
Sesleria caerulea (Blue Moor Grass) – glaucous blue leaves with dark green undersides
Silene dioica ‘Streaker’ (Variegated Red Catchfly) – streaks of chartreuse-yellow randomly highlight the green foliage
Silphium (Rosinweed) – large, bold, hairy green leaves of various shapes
Smilacina (False Solomon’s Seal) – satiny green leaves
Sorghastrum nutans ‘Sioux Blue’ (Indian Grass) – bright blue-gray foliage
Sporobolus heterolepis (Prairie Dropseed) – narrow, fine-textured, green foliage
Stachys byzantina (Lamb’s Ear) – silver foliage
Stachys grandiflora, S. minima, S. monieri & S. officinalis (Betony) – rosettes of dark green, wrinkled, hairy leaves
Stylophorum (Celandine Poppy) – handsome, green, lobed leaves
Symphytum grandiflorum ‘Goldsmith’ (Variegated Comfrey) – green leaves widely but irregularly edged with yellow
Symphytum x uplandicum ‘Axminster Gold’ (Variegated Hybrid Comfrey) – gray-green leaves with wide yellow edges
Symphytum x uplandicum ‘Variegatum’ (Variegated Hybrid Comfrey) – gray-green leaves with bright creamy white edges
Tanacetum vulgare ‘Isla Gold’ (Golden Common Tansy) – golden yellow foliage, color most prominent on juvenile foliage
Teucrium chamaedrys (Germander) – glossy green foliage
Thalictrum (Meadow Rue) – fine-textured, blue-green foliage
Thymus ‘Doone Valley’ (Thyme) – green leaves marked with irregular golden patches, most showy early in the season
Thymus vulgaris ‘Silver Posie’ (White Variegated Thyme) – green leaves with creamy white margins
Thymus x citriodorus ‘Silver Queen’ (Lemon Thyme) – green leaves edged silver
Tiarella (Foamflower) – unusual leaf shapes and/or interesting foliar markings
Tradescantia ‘Charlotte’s Web’ – USPPAF (Golden Spiderwort) – golden foliage,
most showy early in the season
Tradescantia Charm™ Series – USPP (Golden Spiderwort) – golden yellow foliage, most showy early in the season
Tradescantia ‘Sweet Kate’ / ’Blue n’ Gold’ (Golden Spiderwort) – golden foliage,
most showy early in the season
Tricyrtis formosana ‘Autumn Gold’, ‘Gilt Edge’ & ‘Samurai’ (Formosa Toad Lily) – green leaves with creamy yellow to gold margins
Tricyrtis formosana ‘Gilty Pleasure’ – USPP 13688 (Formosa Toad Lily) – gold foliage
Tricyrtis hirta ‘Variegata’ (Variegated Hairy Toad Lily) – green leaves with narrow creamy white edges
Verbascum (Mullein) – soft, hairy, green foliage
Veronica longifolia ‘Charlotte’ – USPP 23803 (Variegated Longleaf Speedwell) – green leaves with narrow creamy edges
Veronica prostrata ‘Aztec Gold’/‘Buttercup’ – USPP 13354 (Golden Creeping Speedwell) – gold foliage
Veronica prostrata ‘Golden Halo’ – USPPAF (Variegated Creeping Speedwell) – golden yellow leaves streaked with lime-green along edges
Veronica prostrata ‘Verbig’ / Goldwell – USPP 17423 (Variegated Creeping Speedwell) – narrow green leaves have crisp golden yellow edges
Veronica spicata ssp. incana (Spike Speedwell) – silver foliage
Veronica ‘Waterperry Blue’ & ‘Whitewater’ – USPP 22783 (Speedwell) – shiny green leaves with bronze tones
Veronicastrum (Culver’s Root) – architectural green foliage
Vinca minor ‘Illumination’ – USPP 12132 (Variegated Common Periwinkle) – golden yellow leaves edged green
Viola labradorica (Labrador Violet) – small heart-shaped leaves with purplish tones
Waldsteinia fragarioides / Geum fragarioides (Barren Strawberry) – lush evergreen foliage that shows bronze tones in fall & winter
Yucca filamentosa (Adam’s-needle) – linear green foliage
Yucca filamentosa ‘Bright Edge’ (Variegated Adam’s-needle) – linear green leaves with golden yellow edges
Yucca filamentosa ‘Color Guard’ (Variegated Adam’s-needle) – creamy yellow linear foliage with green edges

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