Favorite mail-order nurseries


Brushwood Nursery

Brushwood Nursery specializes in Clematis; offering hundreds of varieties. We ship large, landscape-ready plants, for free to all 50 states. Our pest control program is completely organic and pollinator safe. brushwood nursery.com


Geraniaceae is a small nursery in Marin County, CA, specializing in some of the plants of the Geranium family. Each year we stock the newest and best hybrids of hardy geraniums, erodiums and pelargoniums. Owner Robin Parer is also author of The Plant Lover's Guide to Hardy Geraniums. geraniaceae.com

Bluestone Perennials

Bluestone Perennials is a second generation family business founded in 1972. Thanks to Bluestone's many loyal employees, the company has grown to be one of the largest mail order nurseries in the country. Located close to Lake Erie in northeast Ohio, Bluestone grows and ships over 3 million plants a year nationwide. bluestoneperennials.com

Flowers by the Sea 

Flowers by the Sea specializes in salvias, and has the largest selection of species and varieties in the United States. fbts.com

Santa Rosa Gardens

Santa Rosa Gardens is a family owned and operated business serving gardeners throughout the United States. We are growers of perennial plants, specializing in ornamental grasses and grass-like plants. Santa Rosa Gardens provides gardeners with on-line shopping for plants not normally found in your corner garden center or do-it-yourself superstore.

While our perennial listing is extensive, we do specialize in ornamental grasses. We have been growing ornamental grasses for almost 30 years. Few plants offer the variety of texture, color, and scale of ornamental grasses. Browse through our ornamental grass selections and while you are here, explore the many other species of plants we grow and offer for your garden. Our website is designed to be enjoyable, easy to use, and informative. santarosagardens.com

Pine Knot Farms

Pine Knot Farms

Pine Knot Farms, owned by Dick and Judith Knott Tyler, has been breeding and selling hellebores since the early 1990s, from stock collected in the UK, Europe, Balkans, Japan, Australia and New Zealand and the best breeders in the US. Judith is also co-author of Hellebores: A Comprehensive Guide. pineknotfarms.com