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!

Click here to view the Fall 2014 Plant Sale Catalog
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
The order will be received by a member of the staff and the plants will be collected and delivered to The Discovery Center for pickup.  Payments can be made with cash, check, or credit card upon pickup. Friends of the Garden will receive a 10% discount. For information on joining, please visit http://www.clemson.edu/public/scbg/support/friends.html

Visits to the nursery are welcome upon request. Appointments can be made by emailing us. Thank you for your support!

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Plants On Sale In October:

Our Aster collection is looking beautiful this time of year. We are also over stocked with Clerodendrum trichotum so they are BUY ONE GET ONE FREE! Please enjoy these wonderful specimens!

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Symphyotrichum gergianum    Georgia Aster    $9

A rare native with royal blue-purple 2" flowers with yellow discs blooming in the falll. A deciduous perennial that dies back to the ground each winter and re-emerges again in the spring. May be cut back during the summer to control height. Thrives in poor soil and desert-like conditions. Does not tolerate wet soils. This aster attracts butterflies. Grows in full sun and grows to be 4-5 feet tall. Thrives in zones 5-9 and is in 1 gallon pots.

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Symphyotrichum lateriforum 'Lady in Black'    Calico Aster     $8

An elegant mound of purplish-black strappy leaves covered in red-centered tiny white daisies in late summer and early fall. Grows best in average, moist or dry, well drained soils. Stems may be pinched back in the late spring for shorter plants. Great for border and mass plantings. Grows in full sun and can get 2-3 feet tall and wide. This aster is native and is a butterlfy attractant. Thrives in zones 5-8 and is in 1 gallon pots. (syn. Aster lateriflorus).

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Symphyotrichum oblongifolium 'Raydon's Favorite'     Raydon's Favorite aromatic aster    $8

Masses of violet-blue, fine textured, single ray flowers appear over a long period in mid-autumn. Multi-stemmed plants with aromatic foliage. Excellent for the perennial and mixed border. A very reliable herbaceous perennial. Provide a well-drained soil; tolerates dry conditions. Requires full sun and can reach 2-3 feet tall and 1 foot wide. This aster is native and attracts butterflies. Thrives in zones 3-8 and is in 1 gallon pots.

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Symphyotricum patens      Late Purple Aster     $8

An easy to grow native perennial in dry to medium soils. An upright plant with slender, hariy stems. Features daisy-like asters with blue to violet rays and yellow centers beginning in late summer. This aster blooms from August to October and attracts butterflies! Late purple aster's tolerate drought and like to be in full sun to part shade areas. Grows to be 2-3 feet tall and 1.5-2 feet wide. Thrives in zones 4-8 and are in 1 gallon pots.

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Clerodendrum trichotum    Harlequin Glorybower    BOGO 2 for $10!

A coarse, sometimes unkempt, shrub or small tree notes for the late summer flowers, showy fruit and foliage that smells like peanut butter. Tubular, fragrant, white flowers begin in the late summer. Small bright blue fruits, subtended by a fleshy red calyx. Grow in organically rich, well-drained soils. Train to grow as a tree. SCBG seedlings! This plants likes to grow in full sun to part shade and can get 10-20 feet tall and wide. It also attracts butterflies! Thrives in zones 7-10 and are in 1 gallon pots.