Grasshopper Perennials & Native Plants

in Maryland

Grasshopper Perennials & Native Plants

in Maryland


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


November 1st we will be going back to appointment only.  

We (me) will be potting up hundreds of plants for next season and getting everything prepared for the winter.

We expect to shut down for the season somewhere around mid November depending on weather.

Toadlily for Fall Blooming
Toadlily for Fall Blooming


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


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


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