Buying Unusual Perennial Plants from a Mail Order Nursery

Buying Unusual Perennial Plants from a Mail Order Nursery

By Published April 22, 2017 Updated June 22, 2022

Your local garden center serves up a great selection of colorful annuals and all of the standard perennials, but what if you are looking for something different for your garden beds… unusual plants for sale from all over the United States and around the world? Here at Plant Delights Nursery we’ve assembled an amazing collection of special treats for your garden and we make it easy for you to select and order them.

If rare US natives are your specialty, you will find trilliums from Georgia and Mississippi, and pitcher plants (sarracenia) from Alabama. Travel the world without leaving your yard by adding perennial plants from around the globe…wild gingers (asarum) from China and Japan, and giant elephant ear plants (colocasia) from Thailand. We have voodoo lilies (amorphophallus) from Asia that will turn heads (and have you cover your nose) and from South Africa you’ll find red hot pokers (kniphofia), pineapple lilies (eucomis) and lion’s ears (leonotis). Our owner and horticultural staff take plant expeditions several times each year, finding unique plants that they collect and evaluate, eventually releasing only the best perennials for your garden.

You don’t have to travel around the country or around the world to find unusual plants for sale…they are only a mouse click away. Our website makes it easy to find the plants you need or to browse to your heart’s content. We offer a list of categories in our “shop” section where you can find groups of plants with similar cultural needs or attributes. You can read about caring for your perennials in our “learn” section where you’ll find informative articles and, if you need help, our knowledgeable staff is available by email or by phone.

We ship across the US and around the world from mid-February through November, weather permitting. If you want to know how your plants are gathered, packed and shipped, our website will walk you through the process with photos of our shipping staff in action. From our greenhouses to your garden, add unusual perennial plants to your yard from Plant Delights mail order nursery.

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