‘Scentsation’ Honeysuckle Vine

‘Scentsation’ Honeysuckle Vine
Very showy vine with extremely fragrant yellow flowers. Drought tolerant. Fall color.
Full Sun
12-15′ in height, 4-6′ in width
Zone 4-9

$38, 2 gal. size

Available in spring 2020. Plant Life Designs will call for pick up.

*Plants carry a warranty only when installed by Plant Life Designs.

Plant Recipe Cards

Our friends at Midwest Groundcovers have put together some really fun plant recipe cards! All plants available for order at Plant Life Designs. Call our office today at 515.996.8888. We would love to help you add some new plantings to your landscape!

‘Wine Garden’

Add a ‘wine garden’ to your landscape this season with these beautiful selections! See the recipe card below and if you need more assistance please give us a call! Order your plants today for a spring pick up. 515.996.8888

‘Ginger Wine’ Physocarpus
4-6′ tall, 4-6′ wide
Full sun to part sun
Hues of orange-red in the spring and fall; burgundy in summer
White blooms in early summer
Zone 3-7
$51.50 ea, 5 gal. size

‘Winecraft Black’ Smokebush
4-6′ tall, 4-6′ wide
Full sun
Burgundy blooms, purple-black foliage; orange in fall
Zone 4-8
$60 ea, 5 gal size

‘Tuscan Sun’ Heliopsis
12-18″ tall, 12-18″ wide
Full Sun to part sun
Bright daisy-like flowers with an orange-gold button center
Zones 3-9
$17.50 ea, 1 gal. size
‘Cherry Cheeks’ Daylily
24-36″ tall, 18-36″ wide
Full sun
Pinkish-red flowers with gold throat
Zones 3-9
$12.50 ea, 1 gal size

‘Bonfire’ Euphorbia
8-12″ tall, 12-18″ wide
Full sun to part sun
Green foliage changes purple, red, and orange for the summer
Blooms yellow in summer
Zones 4-9
$18 ea, 1 gal size

(Photos courtesy of Midwest Groundcovers)

Spotlight on ‘Berry Poppins’ Winterberry

Ilex verticillata ‘Berry Poppins’
‘Berry Poppins’ Winterberry
This shrub is perfect for a pop of red in a snowy Iowa landscape!  
Reaching only 3-4′ tall and 3-4′ wide, makes it easy to add into your garden.  The leaves on this plant will drop early, displaying large red colorful berries for the winter season.  ‘Berry Poppins’ prefers full sun to part sun, with moist, well-drained soils.  Pair with ‘Mr. Poppins’ for proper pollination.  

Order today for spring pick-up!  

‘Berry Poppins’ Winterberry, 3 Gal. $46.50

‘Mr. Poppins’ Winterberry, 3 gal. $46.50


Order your tidy plants today for spring! Plants will be available for pick up in late April/early May. We will contact you when they arrive and can be picked up at our gardens in Van Meter.

(Please note, plants only carry a warranty if planted by Plant Life Designs. )

‘Summer Beauty’ Allium
12-18″ x 18-24″
Full Sun
Deer/Rabbit Resistant
$12, 1 Gal. Size
‘Millenium’ Allium
12-18″ x 18-24″
Full Sun
Deer/Rabbit Resistant
$13, 1 Gal Size
‘Peek-A-Boo’ Allium
8-12″ x 18-24″
Full Sun
Deer/Rabbit Resistant
$15, 1 Gal. Size

‘Royal Heritage’ Lenten Rose
18-24″ x 18-24″
Shade to Part Sun
Deer Resistant
$20, 1 Gal. Size
Aronia Low Scape Mound
18-24″ x 18-24″
Full Sun/Part Shade
Red Fall Foliage
White Spring Flower
$38.50, 2 Gal Size
‘Kit Kat’ Catmint
8-12″ x 8-12″
Full Sun
Deer/Rabbit Resistant
$12, 1 Gal Size
Drift Roses
Apricot 12-18″ x 24-36″
Coral 12-18″ x 18-24″
Peach 12-18″ x 18-24″
Pink 12-18″ x 24-36″
Popcorn 12-18″ x 18-24″
Red 12-18″ x 24-36″
Sweet 12-18″ x 24-36″
White 12-18″ x 24-36″
Full Sun
$38, 3 Gal. Size

Drift Rose
Stachys officinalis ‘Hummelo’
Apline Betony
18-24″ x 12-18″
Full Sun
$12.50, 1 Gal Size
Autumn Moor Grass
18-24″ x 12-18″
Versatile Grass
Full Sun
$14, 1 Gal. Size
‘Bonfire’ Cushion Spurge
8-12″ x 12-18″
Full Sun/Part Sun
$18, 1 Gal. Size

New Plant Introductions for 2020!

Calycanthus ‘Aphrodite’
Aphordite Sweetshrub
Fruity Fragrance
Attracts Butterflies, Pollinators and Hummingbirds
Moist, Well-Drained
Dry Prairie Plant
Height: 4-6′
Width: 6-8′
Blooms May
Zone 5-9
Full Sun to Part Shade

$50 each
5 gal
Heptacodium miconiodies ‘SMHMRF’
Temple of Bloom Seven-Son Flower
Attracts pollinators, butterflies and hummingbirds
Fall Color
Fragrant Flower
Height and Width: 6-8′
Moist, Well-Drained Soils
Blooms August – September
Zones 5-9
Full Sun to Part Shade

$60 each
5 gal.
Amsonia tabernaemontana
‘Storm Cloud’ Amsonia
Native Perennial
Yellow Fall Foliage
Height: 24-36″ 
Width: 3-4′
Moist, Well-Drained Soils
Blooms May, June, July
Zone 4-9
Full Sun to Part Shade

1 gal
Veronica ‘Wizard of Ahhs’
‘Wizard of Ahhs’ Speedwell
Attracts Butterflies
Deer & Rabbit Resistant
Height: 12-18″
Width: 18-24″
Blooms in May, June, July & August
Sun to Part Shade
Zones 4-8

1 gal.