On Sale this Month
Listed below are plants that have been selected by SCBG Nursery Staff to be sold as the Plants of the Month. These items are available in limited quantities so order quickly!To place an order: Send an email to SCBGnursery@clemson.edu or call either (864)-656-2458 for Garden Operations or (864)-656-3405 for the Fran Hanson Discovery Center. Emails can be received at anytime and phone calls can be received between 10am-5pm, Monday-Friday. Be sure to indicate the following information:
- Which plants you would like to purchase
- How many of each plant you would like to purchase
- The time and date in which you will be available to pick up your purchase
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Plants on sale for the month of December:
Attractive shiny, dark green needles adorn this conifer that slowly grows in an upright, columnar form with the top broader than the base. Does well in moist, well-drained soils. Tolerates hot weather and shade better than most conifers. Tolerates deer, requires part sun to part shade and grows up to 10 feet tall and 6 feet wide. Zones 6-9 and are in 3 gallon pots.
Clematis armandii Armand clematis $24
Evergreen vine with brilliant 4-8 petal-like flower parts that bloom in late spring. Has dry fruits with a silky-plumose tail. This is a climbing/trailing vine so it is wonderful on trellises. Requires full sun to part shade and grows 15-25 feet tall depending on area space the plant is in. Grows rapid, in zones 7-9 and are in 3 gallon pots.
Illicium anisatum Japanese anise-tree $12
An upright, oval shaped plant. This plant is a more formal plant than Florida anise. Does not do well in sun or dry sites: plant in a moist site for best growth. Small creamy white flowers appear on axils. Contains toxic compounds. Requires part shade and grows 6-10 feet tall. Zones 7-9 and are in 3 gallon pots.
Camellia x 'Sally B' Sally B's camellia $5
Upright, dense, pyramidal shrubs. Can be very formal or informal in apprearance. Prefer acidic, moist, well-drained soils. Organic matter and mulch are crucial. This specimen was propagated from the SCBG collection. This camellia has beautiful mid-sized, double pink flowers. Requires part shade and grows 8-15 feet tall and 5-10 feet wide. Zones 7-9 and are in 3/4 gallon pots.
Thuja occidentalis 'BailJohn' Technito arborvitae $15
A new compact form of Techny arborvitae. Features a dense, full, pyramidal growth habit that almost eliminates the need for shearing. Superb dark green summer foliage that is maintained through the winter months. Compact habit makes it a great choice for tight spaces and as a horizontal accent. Well-drained soils is a must. Requires full sun and grows 5-8 feet tall and 2-3 feet wide. Zones 3-8 and are in 3 gallon pots.