Grasshopper Perennials & Native Plants

in Maryland



Grasshopper Perennials & Native Plants

in Maryland



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Sales,Specials,News  19939 Yarrowsburg Road, Knoxville MD  21758

NO REGULAR HOURS NOW TILL MARCH.  IF YOU'D LIKE TO VISIT, PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL

We are now closed for the season.  We will reopen sometime in April depending on the weather.

We will be busy getting ready for the spring.  

If you have any requests please let us know.

Our Facebook group will be active through the winter too

Showy Solidago
Showy Solidago

NOVEMBER PLANT OF THE MONTH

Our November plant of the month is Showy Goldenrod Solidago speciosa.

This late blooming native reaches 3 feet tall and attracts lots of pollinators.

Place this plant in a sunny to slightly shady area and watch for its blooms in September,October, and November.

Toadlily for Fall Blooming
Toadlily for Fall Blooming

OCTOBER PERENNIAL PLANT OF THE MONTH

Our October Perennial Plant of the Month is Trycyrtis (Toadlily)

A great fall addition to your perennial bed.  

Toadlily is often called the Poor Man's Orchid because it does kind of resemble orchids when in bloom.

Site these plants in dappled shade or morning sun and they will provide a great fall show for you.

Check them out here. 

ASTER 'Professor Kippenburg' Ready Now
ASTER 'Professor Kippenburg' Ready Now

SEPTEMBER PLANT OF THE MONTH

For our September Plant of the Month, I've chosen the Asters of which we have several. VIP members, for their free plant, may choose  any of the Aster varieties that are  available.

Professor Kippenburg is  beautiful, compact, fall blooming ,and covered with medium blue-colored blooms. 

  • Full sun -part sun
  • Keep evenly moist
  • Fall bloom
  • Attracts pollinators 

Available Now in 1 gallon $5

Lobelia siphilitica
Lobelia siphilitica

August Plant of the Month Lobelia siphilitica (Big Blue Lobelia)

Big Blue Lobelia is a wonderful native perennial, reaching anywhere from 2-4' tall.  These plants come into bloom in August and are loved by pollinators and hummingbirds.

Big Blue is a very adaptable plant and you can find them growing in sun or shade, wet or dry.

Once established, this Lobelia will increase in numbers and can eventually form a pretty impressive stand.

Available now for $5.00 

Hibiscus m. 'Midnight Marvel' Impressive and Eye catching Available Now $6.00
Hibiscus m. 'Midnight Marvel' Impressive and Eye catching Available Now $6.00

Check Out Our Latest Addition: Midnight Marvel Rose Mallow

We have been waiting for this one since last year and finally have it.  Midnight Marvel is a true hardy hibiscus for the perennial border.  Give it some space as it reaches a rounded height of around 4 feet.

40 Plants Available.  1 gallon $6.00

  • Sun-Part Sun
  • Grows to 4'
  • Blooms Mid-summer to Fall
  • Deer resistant too
Echinacea p. Purple Coneflower $5.00
Echinacea p. Purple Coneflower $5.00

July Plant of the Month- Purple Coneflower

Purple Coneflower is a long-time favorite and loved by pollinators and birds. Coming into bloom in summer and blooming for serveral months.  Flowers are great used as cut flowers too.

  • Grows 2-3' depending on variety
  • Full sun
  • Summer bloom
  • Attracts pollinators and hummingbirds
  • Good cut flower



Gaillardia 'Kobold' also knows as Goblin
Gaillardia 'Kobold' also knows as Goblin

June Plant of the Month:  GAILLARDIA 'KOBOLD'

With one of the longest blooming periods of any perennial, Kobold Gaillardia deserves a place in anyone's sunny garden or decorative pot.

All VIP Members are welcome to come and pick up their complimentary Gaillardia now.

  • Grows 12-15" tall
  • Full sun
  • Well-drained
  • Blooms May-Frost
  • Deer resistant


Waiting for you today.

FREE T-Shirt with  VIP Membership;  can also  be purchased without VIP sleeve graphic by anyone though for $15.00
FREE T-Shirt with VIP Membership; can also be purchased without VIP sleeve graphic by anyone though for $15.00

VIP MEMBERSHIP IS NOW AVAILABLE

Join the VIP and be ready for some extra perks with us.  You will receive a free Plant of the month for each month starting in March and continuing through December.

You will also receive the free Grasshopper VIP T-shirt to let everyone know that you belong to our elite group!

Additionally, any VIP has anytime access to Annie (me) for all plant and horticultural related questions.

Check out the VIP page to see what plants will be waiting for you and to sign up.  Cost is only $30.00 per year.

Annie Hall