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Welcome to Hoffie Nursery's perennial plant catalog. Here you can explore a wide variety of perennials either by their Botanical Name or their Common Name. Simply click the appropriate selection below to get started. To view a larger image and to read more about a specific plant click on the thumbnail image or the "More Info" link.

Botanical Name     Common Name
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Matteuccia struthiopteris

Matteuccia struthiopteris

Common Name: Ostrich Fern
Foliage is shamrock green with vase-shaped arching fronds. Exhibits nice golden fall color. A vigorous, tolerant, deciduous fern. Mature size is largely dependent upon where it is situated....

Melittis melissophyllum 'Royal Velvet Distinction' PP13,233

Melittis melissophyllum 'Royal Velvet Distinction' PP13,233

Common Name: Bastard Balm
Unusual plant with fragrant foliage and orchid-like, wine-red and white flowers. Great texture and form. Great along a woodland path....

Mertensia virginica

Mertensia virginica

Common Name: Virginia Bluebells
Beautiful tubular flowers emerge as pink buds and age to blue. Looks lovely in the spring garden!...

Millet 'Purple Baron'
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Millet 'Purple Baron'

Common Name: Pennisetum glaucum

'Purple Baron' does attract attention with its ever-changing foliage color. Emerging chartreuse leaves mature to intense bronze. Bronze-purple spike blooms are the season-end finale.

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Mint 'Kentucky Colonel'

Mint 'Kentucky Colonel'

Common Name: Mint 'Kentucky Colonel'/Mentha spicata (Perennial)

A very large, crinkled leaf with spearmint flavor and scent. Popularly used in Mojitos and Mint Juleps. Easy to grow.  Pale pink blooms in summer.

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Mint, Chocolate

Mint, Chocolate

Common Name: Chocolate Mint/Mentha piperita (Perennial)
This herb is not only tasty, but its color and scent is also a delight. Aromatic leaves and purple blooms in spring are a treat for the senses. This delicious chololate-mint scented foliage sets it apart from other mints. Lovely a garnish, a superb ...

Mint, Corsican

Mint, Corsican

Common Name: Corsican Mint/Mentha requienii (Perennial)

Low growing mint with tiny leaves and strong scent. Used in rock gardens, as a groundcover and planted along stepping stones.

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Mint, Mojito

Mint, Mojito

Common Name: Mojito Mint/Mentha villosa (Tender Perennial)
This Cuban mint is regarded for its sweet flavor and fragrant foliage. Green foliage is vigorous. Mojita Mint is clearly different from other mints- scent and flavor are considerably more mild and warm. White blooms are a colorful addition to this se...

Miscanthus sinensis 'Adagio'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Adagio'

Common Name: Maiden Grass
This is a fine textured, diminutive form of the Maiden grass family. Foliage of gray-green with distinctive white midribs, buff fall color. Plumes of dark pink changing to white....

Miscanthus sinensis 'Gold Bar' PP15,193

Miscanthus sinensis 'Gold Bar' PP15,193

Common Name: Maiden Grass
Bright gold and green horizontal banding displayed in equal measure along the upright leaf blades. Plumes of burgundy that change to white for fall sensation!...

Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus'

Common Name: Maiden Grass
Narrow green leaves add elegance to this cold hardy ornamental grass. Plumes emerge copper and age to silver. Drought tolerant. Great winter interest....

Miscanthus sinensis 'Graziella'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Graziella'

Common Name: Maiden Grass
This is a finely textured, vase shaped Maiden Grass. Green foliage with distinctive white midrib with an almond fall color. Plumes begin copper and change to white....

Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Zebra' PP13,008

Miscanthus sinensis 'Little Zebra' PP13,008

Common Name: Dwarf Zebra Grass
Similar to Zebra grass, but shorter and more upright. Green foliage with gold horizontal bands. Plumes emerge bronze and change to white....

Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Morning Light'

Common Name: Japanese Silver Grass
Very finely bladed, vase shaped Miscanthus that brings the essence of light into the garden. Very narrowly bladed gray-green foliage with white midrib, almond fall color. Plumes emerge reddish-bronze and change to white....

Miscanthus sinensis 'Silberfeder'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Silberfeder'

Common Name: Silver Feather Grass
This is a monster Miscanthus with a very loose form. Give it plenty of room! Beautiful silvery flower plumes glisten in the late season garden....

Miscanthus sinensis 'Strictus'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Strictus'

Common Name: Porcupine Grass

Dense clump, a fountain-like appearance with upright arching leaves that are variegated with yellow horizontal bands. that often turns attractive shades of yellow to orange in fall. Pink to red flowers in feathery, whisk-like, loose terminal panic...


Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Variegatus'

Common Name: Variegated Japanese Silver Grass
The arching habit and variegated foliage of this Miscanthus make it a spectacular specimen. Plumes emerge bronze and change to white....

Miscanthus sinensis 'Zebrinus'

Miscanthus sinensis 'Zebrinus'

Common Name: Zebra Grass
This grass emerges green and the horizontal banding appears as the spring season progresses. Plumes emerge bronze and change to white....

Miscanthus sinensis v. purpurascens

Miscanthus sinensis v. purpurascens

Common Name: Purple Flame Grass
This early blooming form of Miscanthus exhibits exceptional red to orange fall color. Red tipped emerging foliage. Plumes of burgundy change to silver....

Molina caerulea 'Moorflamme'

Molina caerulea 'Moorflamme'

Common Name: Moor Grass

Green, fine textured blades intensify to orange-red flame shades in autumn with purplish panicles that age to straw-colored. Compact clumper and slight arching habit.

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Molina caerulea 'Moorhexe'

Molina caerulea 'Moorhexe'

Common Name: Purple Moor Grass

Upright, clump forming tufted grass with narrow green leaves that turn golden yellow in the fall. Blooms of deep purple spikelets in late summer. Stems and foliage are very upright. Very reliable and hardy.

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Molinia caerulea 'Variegata'

Molinia caerulea 'Variegata'

Common Name: Variegated Moor Grass
Foliage is green with creamy yellow variegation and an autumn color of golden. Airy panicles are purple, changing to brown on golden-tan stems....

Molinia caerulea arundinacea 'Skyracer'

Molinia caerulea arundinacea 'Skyracer'

Common Name: Tall Moor grass
This awesome, warm season grass sends stiff flower stems skyward in mid summer and puts on a show through fall, with bright gold fall color....

Monarda 'Blue Stocking'

Monarda 'Blue Stocking'

Common Name: Bee Balm
Violet-blue terminal whorls of tubular petals over fragrant green foliage. A wonderful addition to the garden!...

Monarda 'Mahogany'

Monarda 'Mahogany'

Common Name: Bee Balm
Unique maroon-purple flowers over fragrant light green foliage. Plants can be used to make tea....

Monarda 'Petite Wonder' PP13,149

Monarda 'Petite Wonder' PP13,149

Common Name: Bee Balm
This dwarf, hot pink Monarda is a real wonder in the garden!...

Monarda didyma 'Coral Reef' PP16,741

Monarda didyma 'Coral Reef' PP16,741

Common Name: Bee Balm
This is a stunning Bee Balm of pink with coral undertones. Wonderful aromatic foliage. Dried leaves often used to flavor tea....

Monarda didyma 'Fireball' PP14,235

Monarda didyma 'Fireball' PP14,235

Common Name: Bee Balm
Wine-red blooms with fragrant dark green foliage. A bit more diminutive than many other Monardas and a very pleasing color too! Mildew resistant....

Monarda didyma 'Gardenview Scarlet'

Monarda didyma 'Gardenview Scarlet'

Common Name: Bee Balm
Rich red flowers over spicy fragrant foliage. This is a mildew resistant variety....

Monarda didyma 'Grand Marshall' PP19,582

Monarda didyma 'Grand Marshall' PP19,582

Common Name: Bee Balm
Vivid fuchsia-purple blooms on compact, mildew resistant foliage. Great foliage fragrance. Long bloom time....

Monarda didyma 'Marshall's Delight'

Monarda didyma 'Marshall's Delight'

Common Name: Bee Balm
Lavender-rose flowers with fragrant, glossy green foliage. This is a mildew resistant variety....

Monarda didyma 'Petite Delight' PP10,784

Monarda didyma 'Petite Delight' PP10,784

Common Name: Bee Balm
Lavender-rose flowers over dark green, crinkled, glossy foliage. Fragrant plant can be used to make tea. This is a mildew resistant variety....

Monarda didyma 'Pink Lace' PP18,367

Monarda didyma 'Pink Lace' PP18,367

Common Name: Bee Balm
New and exciting Bee Balm, characterized by its compact, upright and outwardly spreading plant habit, basal branching habit, freely flowering habit and pink colored blooms. Lipstick-pink flowers with a dark purple center are produced atop dark brown ...

Monarda didyma Grand Parade 'ACrade' PP19,580

Monarda didyma Grand Parade 'ACrade' PP19,580

Common Name: Bee Balm
This variety produces a profusion of lavender-purple flowers atop mid-sized, very compact, upright plants. The shiny dark green foliage has a delightful fragrance and excellent mildew resistance. Requires good air circulation. Great for wildflower ga...

Monarda fistulosa

Monarda fistulosa

Common Name: Wild Bergamont
Whorls of lavender flowers are excellent nectar sources for hummingbirds and butterflies. Provides color and contrast for the border, wild garden or naturalized area....

Myosotis sylvatica 'Victoria Blue'

Myosotis sylvatica 'Victoria Blue'

Common Name: Forget-Me-Not
Clusters of tiny blue flowers with a yellow eye. A real spring charmer! Forget-This-Plant-Not!...

Myosotis sylvatica 'Victoria Rose'

Myosotis sylvatica 'Victoria Rose'

Common Name: Forget-Me-Not
Charming, tiny pink flowers with a yellow eye. A sweet addition to the spring garden....

Myosotis sylvatica 'Victoria White'

Myosotis sylvatica 'Victoria White'

Common Name: Forget-Me-Not
Sweet white flowers with a yellow eye....

Nepeta 'Early Bird'

Nepeta 'Early Bird'

Common Name: Catmint
Gray-green, aromatic foliage with violet-rose blooms. Long bloom time on compact, well-branched plants. Very low maintenance for this reliable sun-loving Catmint....

Nepeta faassenii 'Blue Wonder'

Nepeta faassenii 'Blue Wonder'

Common Name: Catmint
Lavender-blue flowers with gray, aromatic foliage....

Nepeta faassenii 'Kit Cat'

Nepeta faassenii 'Kit Cat'

Common Name: Persian Catmint
Highly aromatic, gray-green foliage with lavender-blue blooms in May-August. 'Kit Cat' is a dwarf cultivar that sports smaller leaves but more numerous flowers. Leaves are even more aromatic when crushed or bruised....

Nepeta faassenii 'Snowflake'

Nepeta faassenii 'Snowflake'

Common Name: Catmint
White flowers with gray-green, aromatic foliage....

Nepeta faassenii 'Walker's Low'

Nepeta faassenii 'Walker's Low'

Common Name: Catmint
Lavender-blue flowers with gray-green foliage. This is a taller variety of Catmint giving a long period of bloom in the summer....

Nepeta racemosa 'Little Titch'

Nepeta racemosa 'Little Titch'

Common Name: Little Titch Catmint

Mat-forming, compact, very long blooming Catmint with deep blue blooms. Aromatic, textured foliage is silvery blue-green with deep veins. This short variety works well along paths, as a border, among rocks on a wall or in a rock garden. Very toler...


Nepeta subsessilis

Nepeta subsessilis

Common Name: Catmint
Bright green foliage sets off the large whorls of blue flowers. Green aromatic foliage....

Ocimum 'Spicy Globe'

Ocimum 'Spicy Globe'

Common Name: Ocimum basilicum (Annual)

A mounded, compact bush basil with small leaves and a very spicy flavor. Maintains flavor when dried.

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Oenothera missouriensis

Oenothera missouriensis

Common Name: Ozark Sundrops
Papery light yellow flowers, interesting buds and seed pods add to the interest of this plant. A good choice for a rock garden, or border plant....

Oenothera tetragona

Oenothera tetragona

Common Name: Four Angled Sundrops
Many yellow flowers smile in the garden. Flower buds and stems are reddish brown which add to the color interest of this plant. Long bloom time is a bonus!...

Oenothera tetragona 'Crown of Gold' PP18,402

Oenothera tetragona 'Crown of Gold' PP18,402

Common Name: Four Angled Sundrops
This plant starts as a crown of deep green and gold foliage. The yellow edge of the leaf is very attractive in spring, followed by showy bright, clear yellow blooms in the summer months. Hummingbirds are very attracted to this shining sundrop. Deer r...

Oregano 'Hot & Spicy'

Oregano 'Hot & Spicy'

Common Name: Hot & Spicy Oregano/Origanum (Tender Perennial)

Very aromatic oregano with a bold, strong flavor. Great in Mexican, Greek or Italian cuisine. Heat factor is often compared to a mild chili pepper. Can be used fresh or dry, dried being much less bitter. This well rounded herb has many trailing st...


Oregano, Greek

Oregano, Greek

Common Name: Greek Oregano/Origanum prismaticum (Perennial)
This herb is an aromatic, herbaceous, compact perennial with hairy leaves and small, white flowers. Most will agree, Greek oregano has a stronger pepper flavor than standard Oregano. Excellent in fine Italian and Mexican cuisine. Used for culinary, ...

Oregano, Italian

Oregano, Italian

Common Name: Italian Oregano/Origanum (Tender Perennial)
This sun-loving herb is spicy and very aromatic in the garden as well as in your culinary uses. A mounded herb with small, round aromatic leaves. Bears tiny white flowers with pink bracts in early summer. A must for every herb garden. Use the flowers...

Ornamental Pepper 'Basket of Fire'
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Ornamental Pepper 'Basket of Fire'

Common Name: Chili Pepper

These bushy, ornamental peppers can be eated- if you dare. The multi-colored hot chillies are colorful, plentiful and decorative. This is perfect for a container or hanging basket. 

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Ornamental Pepper 'Black Pearl'
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Ornamental Pepper 'Black Pearl'

Common Name: Capsicum annuum

Pure black leaves on well-branched, bushy plants. Fruit matures from black to deep vibrant red. Great as a container plant.

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Ornamental Pepper 'Hot Pops Purple'
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Ornamental Pepper 'Hot Pops Purple'

Common Name: Capsicum annuum

Purple and orange round fruit really make a POP on this late summer pepper. Compact plant, well-branched and very fruitful. High impact for a container or mixed beds.

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Ornamental Pepper 'Medusa'

Ornamental Pepper 'Medusa'

Common Name: Capsicum annuum

Naturally compact, mounded and very well-branched, with twisted fruits that emerge ivory, turn yellow, then orange, then ultimately deep fiery red.

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Ornamental Pepper 'Sangria'

Ornamental Pepper 'Sangria'

Common Name: Capsicum annuum

Cheers for this 'Sangria'! Bold colored peppers of magenta, orange, red and purple. Heavy bearing and well branched. Very trouble free, fun 'must have' plant. Fruit is mild flavored.

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Osmunda cinnamomea

Osmunda cinnamomea

Common Name: Cinnamon Fern
An upright, arching deciduous fern of light to dark green. Distinctive emerging croziers are cinnamon brown as they unfurl....
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