Sedum

Sedum is a perennial plant with thick, succulent leaves, fleshy stems, and clusters of star-shaped flowers. They are hardy, drought tolerant, and require very little maintenance. Sedum come in a variety of shapes, colors, textures and sizes, and are suitable for almost any garden design or container. Many varieties bloom in late summer through fall when many […]

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Peonies

Peonies are one of the more well-loved perennials, coveted for their splendid beauty, longevity and ease of growing.  The plants feature big, fluffy, show-stopping flowers in a range of colors, shapes and sizes. There are three main types of peonies: traditional herbaceous garden peonies; long-lived woody shrub/tree peonies; and the stunning Itoh peony which is […]

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Cactus & Agave from Cold Hardy Cactus

Fort Collins Nursery has a wonderful collection of cactus and agave from Cold Hardy Cactus.  The collection was compiled by renowned Colorado nurseryman and propagator Kelly Grummons, and contains the most garden worthy species and varieties of cactus and agave from across North America.  Agave Agave is a delightful genus of succulent plants, mainly from the […]

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Rock Garden/ Alpine Plants

Stop by Fort Collins Nursery to check out our amazing selection of rock garden and alpine plants grown locally at Laporte Avenue Nursery. Rock gardens are a great way to add a rugged, natural look to your garden and landscape and usually require little to no maintenance.  These plants come in many varieties, like Columbine, […]

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Perennials

Over the past several weeks, our staff has been hard at work bringing perennials out of their winter slumber and onto the nursery grounds.  Many of these were grown right here at Fort Collins Nursery by our amazing production team.  Our perennials were overwintered and are now ready for you to take home and plant […]

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Annuals

Annual flowers are loved by many gardeners because they are inexpensive, versatile and easy to care for.  Mixing annuals in your perennial beds is a great way to provide color in your garden all summer long.  While perennials typically flower for only a portion of the growing season, annuals make the most of their one […]

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Spring-planted Bulbs

Spring-planted bulbs produce dramatic garden color with minimal effort and are a great addition to your summer garden.  Not to be confused with “Fall Bulbs” which are planted in fall but flower in spring, “Spring Bulbs” are also known as “Summer Flowering Bulbs.”  Spring-planted bulbs are tender and will not survive cold ground temperatures and […]

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Fruit Trees

Fruit trees are a great addition to any home landscape.  They provide privacy and shade, look beautiful, and can produce large quantities of delicious, edible fruit. Did you know a single mature apple tree can yield up to 15-20 bushels of fruit per year? Fruit trees are some of the best options for long-term, sustainable, […]

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Orchids

Orchids have captivated mankind for thousands of years and there are many reasons we still love them today.  Their flowers bloom in many interesting colors and forms, from simple and elegant to complex and exotic. Their aesthetic beauty makes people happy and creates a calming, stress free environment wherever they are found. What usually begins […]

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Seeds

Get an early start on your garden by planting seeds this winter.  Seeds are less expensive than starter plants and come in hundreds of varieties not typically available as starts.  Perhaps more importantly, growing from seed gives a sense of accomplishment and something to do over these long winter months! Fort Collins Nursery has a […]

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