Loma Vista Nursery News

New Year, New Plants

Our Favorite Additions for 2022

From incredible hardiness to more blooms, we are thrilled to share our exciting and new 2022 varieties for wholesale purchase. Our plant experts cannot wait to see these beautiful plants head to garden centers and landscapes throughout the Midwest.


Introducing Ruby Glitter, left, and Pink PomPom. (Photos courtesy Darwin Perennials)

Dianthus Mountain Frost™ Ruby Glitter and Pink PomPom

Let your landscape sparkle and shine with these glamorous dianthus varieties. Dianthus Mountain Frost™ reblooms from early spring to fall and is tolerant of wet and rainy conditions.

Ruby Glitter has dark red blooms with cream blotches while Pink PomPom shows off with double-pink flowers. Both grow on silvery foliage, allowing the flowers to pop within a landscape or container.

Plants reach a mature height of 6 to 8 inches and spread of 10 to 12 inches. These varieties are hardy in USDA growing Zones 4 -9. Did we mention these blooms provide a spicy-sweet fragrance?

Enjoy stunning compact foliage on Little Missy Boxwood shrubs. (Photo courtesy Star Roses and Plants)

Buxus ‘Little Missy’

While boxwood blight continues to plague plants throughout the country, Little Missy Boxwood provides high disease resistance. In fact, this Star Roses and Plants variety is within the top 2 percent of disease resistant boxwoods according to a recent USDA analysis.

As an easy to maintain shrub, it reaches a mature height of 2.5 feet and spread of 3.5 feet. Hardy in Zones 5 to 9, this versatile plant can be utilized in mass plantings, hedges, along buildings and more.

Bright blue blooms on Salvia Blue by You. (Photo courtesy of Darwin Perennials)

Salvia nemorosa Blue by You

Blooms, blooms and more bright blue blooms! Stunning blue flowers continually rebloom on spikes from early spring to late summer. Our plant experts love the extra winter hardiness and heat tolerance this new variety provides.

The perfect addition for landscapes and gardens in Zones 4-9, this variety reaches 20 to 22 inches tall and 18 to 22 inches wide. Pro tip: Make sure to remove old flowers to promote reblooming.


Vibrant colors and lovely flowers bloom on our crop of Mr. Mustard™ False Spiraea.

Mr. Mustard™ False Spiraea

Marvelous spring colors come to life on this stunning new variety. A blend of lime green, red, orange and pink blend together on springtime foliage to create a delightful display of colors. The show doesn’t stop in summer as white astilbe-like flowers bloom on Kelly green foliage.

Growing to a mature height of 2 to 3 feet and spread of 3 to 4 feet, this showstopper is hardy to Zones 2 to 7. The shrub is excellent for attracting butterflies and is easy to maintain with annual pruning.

Pugster Pinker™ Butterfly Bush

Magnificent full-sized blooms, compact shape, pollinator friendly, improved hardiness, winter survival, non-stop blooms from late summer to frost and the list goes on and on. Our plant experts could not be more excited about the incredible Proven Winners Pugster Pinker™ Butterfly Bush.

This dwarf variety has a mature height of 2 feet and spread of 2 to 3 feet. Grown in Zones 5-9, plants can be utilized in containers, mass plantings, landscape borders or as focal points. Pro tip: Do not plant or prune during the fall if located in Zone 5 or colder.

Our crop of Blackhawks Big Bluestem.

Andropogon gerardii ‘Blackhawks’

Commonly called Blackhawks Big Bluestem, this wonderful new ornamental grass extends purple plumes in late summer. Loved for its vertical interest, this plant grows to a mature height of 4 to 5 feet and spread of 1 to 2 feet. Foliage emerges green in spring and develops into a bronze-red color before turning deep purple.

Tolerant of deer, air pollution, erosion and drought once established, this new variety is excellent for Midwest landscapes in Zones 3 to 9.

Planting our new varieties will be exciting for gardeners and landscapers throughout the Midwest. Order your 2022 wholesale plants today by contacting sales@lomavistanursery.com.

Learn more about our new varieties by watching our latest YouTube videos, following us on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn, and check our weekly availability on this website.

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Our staff members are experts in the field! We love helping people learn and understand more about healthy plants that perform well in Midwest landscapes. Feel free to email us at sales@lomavistanursery.com or call us at (785) 229-7200 to get help with your plant-related questions.

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