Special Collections


_2020 Fall Plant Sale

Our 2020 FALL PLANT SALE will span a few weeks in late September - early October and be done exclusively through online ordering and curbside pickup. We will be providing additional information about the Fall Plant Sale through our newsletter so, if you are not already a subscriber, be sure to sign up at https://ncbg.unc.edu/subscribe/. In addition to the plants on this list, we have cultivars: Chrysogonum virginianum 'Superstar', Dryopteris sp., Hibiscus coccineus 'Alba', Ilex glabra 'Shamrock', Sarracenia leucophylla 'Tarnok', Sarracenia 'rubra hybrid, Sarracenia 'Dixie Lace', Symphyotrichum oblongifolium 'Raydon's Favorite' and Symphyotrichum oblongifolium 'October Skies' .

Last Update: 2020-10-18

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scientific common duration habit height thumb detail
Adiantum pedatum Northern Maidenhair Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 ft. detail
Aesculus parviflora Bottlebrush Buckeye Perennial Tree, Shrub 6-12 ft. detail
Amelanchier arborea Downy Serviceberry Perennial Tree, Shrub 15-25 ft. detail
Amorpha fruticosa Tall Indigo Bush Perennial Shrub 8-12 ft. detail
Amorpha herbacea Dwarf Indigo Bush Perennial Shrub 3 - 6 ft. detail
Andropogon gyrans Elliott’s Bluestem Perennial Graminoid 2-3 ft. detail
Anemone virginiana Tall Thimbleweed Perennial Forb/herb 1-3 ft. detail
Aronia arbutifolia Red Chokeberry up to 12 ft. detail
Asarum canadense Wild Ginger Perennial Forb/herb 2–8 in. detail
Asimina triloba Common Pawpaw Perennial Tree, Shrub height and spread 15-30 feet detail
Betula nigra River Birch Perennial Tree 50-80 ft detail
Blephilia ciliata Downy Woodmint Perennial Forb/herb 1-2.5 ft. (Spread 1-1.5 ft.) detail
Boltonia asteroides White Doll’s-Daisy Perennial Forb/herb 4-6 ft. detail
Boltonia caroliniana Carolina Doll’s-daisy Perennial Forb/herb 4-6 ft. detail
Callicarpa americana American Beautyberry Perennial Shrub 4-8 ft. detail
Callicarpa americana var. lactea White American Beautyberry 4-8 ft. detail
Calycanthus floridus Sweet-shrub Perennial Shrub 4-6 ft. detail
Carex grayi Gray’s Sedge Perennial Graminoid to 18 inches detail
Carex texensis Texas Sedge Perennial Graminoid 6-12 in. detail
Carpinus caroliniana Ironwood Perennial Tree, Shrub 13-50 ft. detail
Ceanothus americanus New Jersey Tea Perennial Subshrub, Shrub 3-4 ft. detail
Centrosema virginianum Spurred Butterfly Pea Perennial Vine, Forb/herb to 5 ft. long detail
Cephalanthus occidentalis Buttonbush Perennial Tree, Shrub 4-8 ft. detail
Chamaedaphne calyculata Leatherleaf Perennial Shrub 2-5 ft. detail
Chamaelirium luteum Fairy-wand Perennial Forb/herb 1-4 ft. detail
Chasmanthium latifolium River Oats Perennial Graminoid 2-4 ft. detail
Chasmanthium sessiliflorum Longleaf Spikegrass Perennial Graminoid 1 to 2 ft detail
Clethra alnifolia Coastal Sweet-pepperbush Perennial Shrub 3-5 ft. detail
Coreopsis gladiata Coastal Plain Tickseed Perennial Forb/herb 2-3 ft. detail
Diospyros virginiana American Persimmon Perennial Tree 35-60 ft. detail
Echinacea purpurea Eastern Purple Coneflower Perennial Forb/herb 1.5-4 ft. detail
Elymus hystrix Eastern Bottlebrush Grass Perennial Graminoid 2-3 ft. detail
Equisetum hyemale Scouringrush Horsetail Perennial Forb/herb 2-5 ft. detail
Eragrostis spectabilis Purple Lovegrass Perennial Graminoid to 20 inches detail
Erianthus alopecuroides Silver Plume Grass 3-9 ft. detail
Eupatorium rotundifolium Roundleaf Thoroughwort Perennial Forb/herb 3-4 1/2 ft. detail
Eurybia divaricata White Wood Aster Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 ft. detail
Fagus grandifolia American Beech Perennial Tree 50-80 feet detail
Frangula caroliniana Carolina Buckthorn Perennial Tree, Shrub 10-15 feet (30 feet) detail
Gaultheria procumbens Eastern Teaberry Perennial Subshrub, Shrub 2–6 in. detail
Gelsemium sempervirens Carolina Jessamine Perennial Vine, Shrub Climbs 8-10 feet or more detail
Gonolobus suberosus Eastern Anglepod Climbs to 15 ft. detail
Hamamelis virginiana American Witch-hazel Perennial Tree, Shrub 8-20 ft.; width 8-20 ft. detail
Helenium flexuosum Purplehead Sneezeweed Perennial Forb/herb 1-3 ft. detail
Hibiscus coccineus Scarlet Rose-mallow Perennial Forb/herb 4-7 ft. detail
Hibiscus grandiflorus Large-flowered Hibiscus Perennial Shrub, Subshrub 6 to 8 ft detail
Hibiscus moscheutos Crimson-eyed Rose-mallow Annual, Perennial Subshrub, Forb/herb 4-6 ft. detail
Hydrangea quercifolia Oakleaf Hydrangea Perennial Shrub 6-8 ft.; width 6-8 ft. detail
Hypericum cistifolium Roundpod St. Johnswort Perennial Subshrub, Shrub, Forb/herb 1.5-4 ft. detail
Hypericum crux-andreae St. Peter’s-wort Perennial Subshrub, Shrub 1-3 ft. detail
Hypericum galioides Bedstraw St. John's-wort Subshrub 2-3 ft. detail
Hypericum hypericoides St. Andrew's Cross Perennial Subshrub, Shrub 1-3 ft. detail
Hypericum lloydii Lloyd’s St. John’s-wort Subshrub 1-2 ft. detail
Hypericum prolificum Shrubby St-John's-wort Perennial Shrub, Subshrub 1-4 ft. detail
Ilex glabra Inkberry Perennial Shrub 5-8 ft. detail
Ilex myrtifolia Myrtle-leaf Holly Perennial Tree, Shrub to 30 feet detail
Isotrema tomentosum Woolly Dutchman’s-pipe 20-30 ft. detail
Itea virginica Virginia Sweetspire Perennial Shrub 3-4 ft.; width 3-4 ft. detail
Kosteletzkya pentacarpos Seashore-mallow 1-5 ft. detail
Leucothoe fontanesiana Mountain Doghobble Perennial Shrub 6 ft. detail
Lobelia elongata Longleaf Lobelia Perennial Forb/herb 1-4 ft. detail
Lobelia puberula Downy Lobelia Perennial Forb/herb 2-4 ft. detail
Magnolia macrophylla Bigleaf Magnolia Perennial Tree 30- 40 ft. detail
Manfreda virginica Eastern False-aloe Perennial Subshrub, Forb/herb 3-6 ft. detail
Marshallia obovata Spoonshape Barbara's Buttons Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 ft. detail
Monarda punctata Eastern Horse-mint Annual, Biennial, Perennial Subshrub, Forb/herb 2-3 ft. detail
Oenothera fruticosa Southern Sundrops Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 ft. detail
Packera anonyma Small’s Ragwort Perennial Forb/herb 1-2.5 ft. detail
Packera aurea Golden Ragwort Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 ft. detail
Penstemon laevigatus Eastern Beardtongue Perennial Forb/herb 1-4 ft. detail
Persea palustris Swamp Bay Perennial Tree, Shrub up to 40 ft. detail
Phlox divaricata Eastern Blue Phlox Perennial Forb/herb to 20 in. detail
Physostegia virginiana Obedient Plant Perennial Forb/herb 3-4 ft. detail
Pinus palustris Longleaf Pine Perennial Tree 80-100 ft. detail
Pinus serotina Marsh Pine Perennial Tree detail
Pityopsis graminifolia Narrowleaf Silkgrass Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 ft. detail
Polemonium reptans Spreading Jacobs ladder Perennial Subshrub, Forb/herb 6-18 in. detail
Potentilla canadensis Dwarf Cinquefoil Perennial Forb/herb 2-4 in. detail
Prunus caroliniana Carolina Laurel Cherry Perennial Tree, Shrub 20-30 ft. detail
Pycnanthemum flexuosum Appalachian Mountainmint Perennial Forb/herb 1-3 1/2 ft. detail
Pycnanthemum muticum Short-toothed Mountain-mint Perennial Forb/herb 1-3 ft. detail
Pycnanthemum tenuifolium Narrow-leaf Mountain-mint Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 1/2 ft. detail
Pycnanthemum verticillatum Whorled Mountain-mint Perennial Forb/herb 1-3 ft. detail
Quercus alba White Oak Perennial Tree to 100 feet detail
Quercus rubra Northern Red Oak Perennial Tree to 75 ft. or more detail
Rhododendron austrinum Florida Flame Azalea Perennial Shrub 6-10 feet Spread 4-6 feet detail
Rhododendron viscosum Swamp Azalea Perennial Shrub 5 feet detail
Rhus copallinum Winged Sumac Perennial Tree, Shrub 20-30 ft. detail
Rhus glabra Smooth Sumac Perennial Tree, Shrub 9-15 ft. detail
Sabal minor Dwarf Palmetto Perennial Tree, Shrub 3 to 6 ft detail
Sambucus canadensis Common Elderberry height and spread 8-12 feet detail
Sarracenia flava Yellow Pitcherplant Perennial Subshrub, Forb/herb 2-3 ft. detail
Saururus cernuus Lizard’s Tail Perennial Forb/herb 1-4 ft. detail
Sisyrinchium angustifolium Narrow-leaved Blue-eyed-grass Perennial Forb/herb 8-12 in. detail
Sisyrinchium atlanticum Atlantic Blue-eyed-grass Perennial Forb/herb 8-18 in. detail
Solidago caesia Axillary Goldenrod Perennial Forb/herb 1-3 ft. detail
Solidago nemoralis Eastern Gray Goldenrod Perennial Forb/herb 1 1/2-3 ft. detail
Solidago pinetorum Pineywoods Goldenrod Perennial Forb/herb 2-3 ft. detail
Solidago rigida var. glabrata Southeastern Stiff-leaved Goldenrod to 5 ft. detail
Spiraea tomentosa Hardhack Perennial Shrub 2-4 ft.: width 3-6 ft. detail
Stokesia laevis Stokes’ Aster Perennial Forb/herb 1-2 ft. detail
Taxodium distichum Bald Cypress Perennial Tree 50-70 ft. detail
Thalictrum revolutum Skunk Meadow-rue Perennial Forb/herb 4-5 ft. detail
Thelypteris kunthii Southern Shield Fern Perennial Forb/herb 2-3 ft. detail
Thermopsis mollis Appalachian Golden-banner Perennial Forb/herb to 1.5 ft detail
Tiarella cordifolia Foamflower Perennial Forb/herb 10-12 in. detail
Tradescantia ohiensis Ohio Spiderwort Perennial Forb/herb 10 in.-4 ft. detail
Vaccinium macrocarpon Large Cranberry Perennial Subshrub, Shrub 6 in. detail
Viburnum dentatum Southern Arrowwood Perennial Tree, Shrub 6-8 ft. detail
Viburnum nudum Possumhaw Perennial Tree, Shrub to 15 feet detail
Xanthorhiza simplicissima Yellowroot Perennial Subshrub, Forb/herb 1-2 ft. detail
Yucca filamentosa Adam’s Needle Perennial Subshrub, Shrub, Forb/herb 4-8 ft. detail
Zenobia pulverulenta Honeycup Perennial Shrub 4-6 ft. detail
Zizia aurea Common Golden Alexanders Perennial Forb/herb 1-2.5 ft. detail