Natural Nectar For Hummingbirds and Pollinators

Our gardens are essential for supporting healthy pollinator populations. For a garden that's bursting with color and buzzing with life, plant these nectar-rich blooms! Planting in groups of 3 or more helps to draw in flying friends.

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  1. Thymus Pink Chintz, Pink Chintz Creeping Thyme

    1" tall x 18" wide. Pink Chintz Thyme (Thymus Pink Chintz) is a tight, low growing creeping thyme with thick stems of woolly green foliage that blooms in mid-spring with a profusion ...

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    Pink Chintz Creeping Thyme Pink Chintz Creeping Thyme Thymus serpyllum Pink Chintz
    As low as $7.99
    Per Plant - 2.5" Pot
    1" tall x 18" wide. Pink Chintz Thyme (Thymus Pink Chintz) is a tight, low growing creeping thyme with thick stems of woolly green foliage that blooms in mid-spring with a profusion of salmon-pink flowers.
  2. Echinacea purpurea Magnus

    Magnus is a distinctive, vigorous and large growing cone flower cultivar. The bright reddish-pink petals of its huge flowers are held flat as they radiate out from the cone, instead ...

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    Magnus Echinacea Magnus Purple Coneflower Echinacea purpurea Magnus
    $10.49
    Per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
    Magnus is a distinctive, vigorous and large growing cone flower cultivar. The bright reddish-pink petals of its huge flowers are held flat as they radiate out from the cone, instead of curving backwards as is typical of most coneflowers.
  3. Salvia sylvestris May Night, May Night Meadow Sage, Purple Salvia sylvestris May Night

    Salvia sylvestris ‘May Night’ (May Night Sage) blooms prolifically with deep purple-blue flowers. It is an outstanding perennial with excellent cold hardiness, vigor, and toleran...

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    May Night Salvia May Night Meadow Sage Salvia sylvestris May Night
    As low as $9.49
    Per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
    Salvia sylvestris ‘May Night’ (May Night Sage) blooms prolifically with deep purple-blue flowers. It is an outstanding perennial with excellent cold hardiness, vigor, and tolerance of heavy clay soils. Blooming in late spring with a profusion of flower spikes, it reblooms later in the summer when deadheaded.
  4. Thyme-Leaf Speedwell, Veronica oltensis

    Veronica oltensis (Thyme Leaf Speedwell) is a beautiful, tenacious, small scale groundcover with thin stems of tiny evergreen leaves that cover themselves with blue flowers in early ...

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    Thyme-Leaf Veronica Thyme-Leaf Speedwell Veronica oltensis
    As low as $8.99
    Per Plant - 2.5" Pot
    Veronica oltensis (Thyme Leaf Speedwell) is a beautiful, tenacious, small scale groundcover with thin stems of tiny evergreen leaves that cover themselves with blue flowers in early to mid-spring. Veronica oltensis is a little beauty that serves as an excellent crack filler between flagstone or pavers. Thyme Leaf Speedwell is a drought resistant/drought tolerant perennial plant (xeric).
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Asclepias | Milkweed

Host plant for Monarch caterpillars & butterflies.

Easy to care for & long-blooming.

Pollinators love the nectar-rich blooms.

Echium Amoenum, Red FeathersEchium Amoenum, Red Feathers

Unique Plants

Hard-to-find and unusual plants.

Add beauty and interest to your landscape.

Striking colors and interesting blooms. 

Agastache | Hummingbird Mint

Superb hummingbird plants.

Thrive in hot, sunny conditions.

Fragrant & deer resistant.


It's The Perfect Time To Seed A New Lawn

Cool season grasses are best suited to northern areas with cold winters. Fall offers the ideal conditions for establishing a new lawn with cold season grasses. Save 10% on grass seed through 9/13!

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  1. Low Work and Water Dwarf Fescue Grass Seed

    Our 'Low Work and Water' Dwarf Fescue Lawn Seed Mix will create the ideal low water, low maintenance, low-growing turf grass for yards and play areas. Enjoy the beauty and benefits o...

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    Low Work and Water Dwarf Fescue Grass Seed Low Work and Water Dwarf Fescue Grass Seed
    As low as $34.95
    Per 5 Pounds
    Our 'Low Work and Water' Dwarf Fescue Lawn Seed Mix will create the ideal low water, low maintenance, low-growing turf grass for yards and play areas. Enjoy the beauty and benefits of a turf grass lawn without all the work and water.
  2. Western Trails Grass Seed Mix, Little bluestem, Cimarron (Schizachyrium scoparium)

    The Western Trails Native Grass Seed Mix is ideal for those who wish to recreate the beauty of the grasses found in the western Great Plains prairie. This expertly formulated warm-se...

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    Western Trails Grass Seed Mix Western Trails Grass Seed Mix
    As low as $26.95
    Per 1 Pound
    The Western Trails Native Grass Seed Mix is ideal for those who wish to recreate the beauty of the grasses found in the western Great Plains prairie. This expertly formulated warm-season mix of 12 native Western grass species will enrich any western landscape with its incredible beauty, diversity, and toughness.
  3. No Mow Lawn Grass Seed

    Go 'green' with the 'No Mow Lawn Grass Seed mix. This ecologically sensible lawn will save you time, water, fuel and money while enjoying a deep green, thick carpet of low growing, f...

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    No Mow Lawn Grass Seed No Mow Lawn Grass Seed
    As low as $49.95
    Per 5 Pounds
    Go 'green' with the 'No Mow Lawn Grass Seed mix. This ecologically sensible lawn will save you time, water, fuel and money while enjoying a deep green, thick carpet of low growing, fine textured turf. This specially blended mix of six different dwarf Fine Fescue grass varieties has been formulated to provide a very deep-rooted, dense turf that needs little additional irrigation (except during dry spells without summer rains). Left unmowed, the grass blades create a wonderfully soft, swirling pattern. For a more manicured look, it can be cut once every four to six weeks to a height of 3" to 4".
  4. High Mountain Native Grass Seed Mix

    The High Mountain Native Grass Seed Mix is an expertly formulated blend of cool season native grasses that re-creates high elevation meadows for states in the Intermountain West. The...

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    High Mountain Native Grass Seed Mix High Mountain Native Grass Seed Mix
    As low as $139.95
    Per 5 Pounds
    The High Mountain Native Grass Seed Mix is an expertly formulated blend of cool season native grasses that re-creates high elevation meadows for states in the Intermountain West. These grasses thrive in cool mountain areas with late frosts in spring and early frosts in fall. This grass seed mix is formulated to withstand drought, will provide habitat for songbirds and beneficial insects, and be a source of natural beauty with its ornamental seed heads in late summer and fall.

Remix Your Garden With Bulbs

It's easy to tuck fall-planted flower bulbs into established perennial gardens to add layers of color and texture. Save up to 15% on fall-planted flower bulbs through 9/13!

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  1. Early Spring Blooming Bulb Collection

    Our Spring Blooming Bulb Collection offers an assortment of easy-to-grow fall-planted bulbs that will come back year after year and naturalize (establishing larger colonies as they p...

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    Early Spring Blooming Bulb Collection Early Spring Blooming Bulb Collection
    $56.99
    Per Collection of 121
    Our Spring Blooming Bulb Collection offers an assortment of easy-to-grow fall-planted bulbs that will come back year after year and naturalize (establishing larger colonies as they propagate themselves underground with more bulbs). Includes Wildflower Tulip Little Beauty, Muscari Delft Blue Mix, Daffodil Tete-A-Tete, Iris reticulata Harmony, Crocus Yellow Mammoth.
  2. Endless Allium Bulb Collection

    Endless Allium Collection gives you a season of Allium blooms, from late spring through early summer. A mix of purple, pink and blue blooming Allium, this collection of 88 bulbs is d...

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    Endless Allium Bulb Collection Endless Allium Bulb Collection
    $57.99
    Per Collection of 88
    Endless Allium Collection gives you a season of Allium blooms, from late spring through early summer. A mix of purple, pink and blue blooming Allium, this collection of 88 bulbs is deer/rabbit resistant. Cold hardy in zones (5-8); mature heights vary from 6-24” tall.
  3. Jumbo Waterwise Garden Bulb Collection

    Our Jumbo Waterwise Garden Bulb Collection brings cheerful color to the spring garden while perennial plants begin to awaken. A colorful, easy-care selection of Tulips, Daffodils, Al...

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    Jumbo Waterwise Garden Bulb Collection Jumbo Waterwise Garden Bulb Collection
    $109.99
    Per Collection of 138
    Our Jumbo Waterwise Garden Bulb Collection brings cheerful color to the spring garden while perennial plants begin to awaken. A colorful, easy-care selection of Tulips, Daffodils, Allium, and Hyacinth will bloom from mid-to-late spring. The perfect companion to extend the bloom season of our customer-favorite Jumbo Waterwise Pre-Planned Garden. Collection of 138 bulbs.
  4. The Sky's The Limit Bulb Collection

    The Sky’s The Limit Bulb Collection has you covered for big, colorful plantings! This extra-large collection of cool blue and purple Allium, Hyacinth, and Tulips are highlighted wi...

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    The Sky's The Limit Bulb Collection The Sky's The Limit Bulb Collection
    $178.99
    Per Collection of 276
    The Sky’s The Limit Bulb Collection has you covered for big, colorful plantings! This extra-large collection of cool blue and purple Allium, Hyacinth, and Tulips are highlighted with sunny yellow Daffodils, to keep you in color from spring to summer. This large collection is perfect for mass planting. Change out that lawn to flowers! Collection of 276 bulbs.

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Feed The Bees, Birds & Butterflies With Wildflowers

Wildflowers provide a buffet of blooms for pollinators. Our wildflower seed mixes make it easy to keep flying friends well-nourished - there's always something in bloom! Save up to 15% on pollinator-friendly wildflower seeds through 9/13.

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Extend Your Bloom Season With Fall-Planted Bulbs

Plant early-spring blooming flower bulbs for the season's earliest blooms! Crocus flowers can be planted in your lawn for a carpet of color - they'll bloom before grass is green! When flowers fade, you can mow the area as usual. Give this technique a try - save up to 15% on fall-planted flower bulbs through 9/13.


High Country Gardens: Our Story

Pioneers in Sustainable Gardening

At High Country Gardens we offer plants, products and information that support long-term ecological balance and builds and sustains the love of gardening for generations to come. Our mission is to improve the earth one garden at a time.

Eco-Friendly Gardening & Native Plants:

We’ve addressed the growing needs for water conservation and environmentally-friendly gardening practices by developing an incredible selection of waterwise and native plants. Our plants are chosen for their hardiness, beauty and their support of habitat creation.

Unique Plant Varieties:

We have built our reputation by developing and offering unique plant hybrids that you cannot find elsewhere. Many of our varieties have been exclusively developed by our Founder & Chief Horticulturist, David Salman, the 2008 American Horticultural Society’s Great American Gardener award winner.

Drought Resistant Plants:

We are especially known for our xeric plants, that need minimal water and care once established. Xeriscaping, the practice of landscaping with drought-tolerant plants, has spread beyond just the Southwest and many of our low-water perennials will thrive nationwide.

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“HCG is even better than before, and their highly responsive and thorough customer service is the main reason I am a loyal customer! The plants are wonderful, but the people who stand behind them are even more so!”

lopesgw, Rio Rancho, NM