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Phoenix Perennials Mail Order 2018

A New Look and More Plants Than Ever Before!

Let us introduce you to our new mail order site for 2018. It has taken us some extra time to launch it because we have added more new plants than ever before and we've also upgraded our shopping cart system to make it easier and more beautiful to shop. Taa-daa!

Plant Selection - Here's what to look for amongst our plants:

  • Choose from 1000 different garden plants!
  • More than 400 of these are new to our Mail Order site.
  • More than 300 of these are completely new to Phoenix Perennials.
  • We've added more plants for cold climate gardeners in zones 1-4. Look for more poppies, Iris, Hydrangea, hardy kiwi, persimmon, Hosta, Phlox, Sempervivum, and other garden plants that laugh at a cold winter.
  • We've expanded our succulent selection and also include the oh so very hot Chinese money plant, Pilea peperomioides.
  • We've expanded our edible section especially with paw paws, persimmons, olives, goji berries, and kiwis plus a few other surprises.

New Mail Order Site - We've upgraded our website with various improvements:

  • The new look should make shopping more beautiful and enjoyable with larger pictures and better functionality.
  • We've added a section to highlight New Plants.
  • We've added another section called Super Hardy Plants (Zones 1-4) to help our cold climate gardeners identify and choose great plants for their hardiness zone.
  • Our site is now fully mobile responsive so it should look good and perform well on smart phones and tablets. You can now shop for plants while standing in line at the grocery store or waiting for your dentist appointment!
  • Please let us know if you find any bugs or weird things that happen when you're on the site. It's new and we don't expect that everything will be perfect yet.

GET SHOPPING!

Have fun on our new Phoenix Perennials Mail Order site!


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The Great Citrus Pre-Order 2018
45 different citrus for Canadian gardeners including 6 that are hardy and 2 possibly hardy in coastal BC!

We are excited to offer our largest selection of citrus ever and likely one of the largest ever offered in Canada. Thanks for your interest in the exciting and rewarding world of citrus. Please let all of your friends know so we can keep presenting a wider and wider selection each year.

Beyond classic favourites like Meyer lemons, navel oranges, blood oranges, key limes, and Thai limes, we have been very excited in recent years to be able to offer a number of citrus hardy in zones 7 and 8 which can be grown outdoors year round in coastal BC.

Meet the Hardy Citrus: 

'Owari’ is a satsuma mandarin orange that is hardy outdoors in coastal BC! Plants form lush, tropical-looking, evergreen shrubs to 5-8 ft tall, bloom with white, incredibly fragrant flowers, and produce excellent crops of sweet, juicy, seedless fruit just like you buy in boxes at the supermarket but these you can pick off your very own tree at Christmas time with crops ripening from early December into February!

   

This is a picture of Phoenican Larry's 'Owari' satsuma in his garden in Richmond, BC taken in early December 2015. Fruit are still showing a little green but will continue to turn completely orange by Christmas.

 

A shot of Larry's tree in Richmond, BC taken in early December 2015 with some supplemental lighting. His tree is planted in the middle of the garden on the outside south facing wall of his greenhouse. This location will be a warmer microclimate in his garden but the plant is still exposed to the full brunt of winter cold snaps and shrugs them off. 


Yuzu Ichandrin - Yuzu is prized in Japan for flavoring, juice and preserves producing abundant, easy-to-peel, 3 inch diametre fruit with tasty, lemon-lime flavour. It has also become a hot item for foodies in North America. This Citrus is super hardy to about minus 18 degrees Celsius and can be easily grown outdoors in coastal BC year round. Zone 7.

   

Sudachi - Sudachi is a cross of a mandarin orange and yuzu. Sudachi, like yuzu, is prized in Japan for culinary pursuits. The unique, spicy juice is used to flavour soups, sauces (including ponzu), fish dishes, ice cream, and other desserts. The fruit is golf ball sized and is usually picked green when the flavour is more pronounced but can also be harvested once fruit changes to orange-yellow. Higher in vitamin C than lemons. Perfectly hardy in coastal BC down to zone 7!

   

'Nagami' Kumquat - Kumquats are not well known in North America yet they are a citrus forming delicious, small, egg-shaped fruits 1-2 inches long that have a thin rind and are eaten whole, skin and all. The rind has a sweet/tart flavour and the flesh is sweet giving an overall refreshing and thirst quenching experience. The 'Nagami' kumquat is hardy to zone 8 and can be grown year round in coastal BC. It produces large crops, is very ornamental, and can be allowed to grow as an open shrub or trimmed to keep tight, even as a hedge in protected locations.

   

'Centennial' Variegated Kumquat - A variegated sport of the 'Nagami' kumquat. Eat the orange and green striped fruits peel and all. Hardy in coastal BC to zone 8 though, due to being variegated, it won't likely have quite the same hardiness as 'Nagami'.

   

'Nordmann' Seedless 'Nagami' Kumquat - Kumquats are eaten peel and all for a sweet-tart combo. Heavy producer of small, seedless oblong fruits. Hardy in coastal BC. Zone 8.

AND we are watching relatively new players that are potentially hardy in coastal BC: the mandarin 'Gold Nugget' and the orangequat 'Nippon' which is a cross between a hardy mandarin and a 'Meiwa' kumquat.

In addition to these cultivars we have a full range of classics and rare cultivars for your citric pleasure.

Here is the full list of Citrus Available in this Pre-Order:

Australian Finger Lime
Bergamot
Buddha's Hand Citron
‘Etrog’

Grapefruit
‘Oroblanco’

‘Cocktail’

Kumquat
‘Centennial’

‘Marumi’
‘Meiwa’
‘Nagami’
‘Nordmann’

Lemon
‘Pomona’ Sweet Lemon

‘Variegated Pink’
‘Genoa’
‘Lisbon’
‘Santa Teresa’ Feminello
‘Villafranca’
New Zealand 'Lemonade'
‘Ponderosa’
‘Improved Meyer’

Lime
‘Giant Key Lime’

Mexican Key Lime
Mexican Sweet Lime
Kieffer Thai Lime
‘Bearss’
‘Palestine’ Sweet Lime
‘Rangpur’ Red Lime

 

Mandarin
‘Gold Nugget’

Lee x Nova (‘USDA 88-2’)
‘W. Murcott Afourer’
‘Owari’

Orange
‘Fukumoto’
‘Valencia’
‘Washington’

Blood Orange
‘Moro’
‘Tarocco’
‘Vaniglia Sanguigno’

Sour Orange
‘Bouquet de Fleurs’

‘Seville’
‘Chinotto’

Orangequat
‘Nippon’

Tangelo
‘Pearl’

‘Wekiwa’

Yuzu Ichandrin
Sudachi Ichandrin

Click on the link below to explore our selection along with descriptions! The citrus are available in different sizes though not all citrus are available in all sizes. What you see is what will be available in 2018. The sizes from smallest to largest are one gallon, 4"x4"x9" band pots, three gallon, and five gallon. Some citrus are available grown into standard tree forms. 

Give the Gift of Home-Grown Citrus Fruit: If you'd like to give some of these plants as a gift for Christmas, you can download a handy certificate to give to that lucky gardener. Download Now. They can also use the certificate to pick-up their plants in the spring.

More Info & Order Now

Important Note: When you check out, click on the Pay with PayPal link. Once there you can use a PayPal account or simply pay with your Visa or MC and PayPal will process the transaction for us. When using your Visa or MC you do not need a PayPal account.

Local Customers: You will be emailed in advance with the exact date when your order will be ready for pick-up. Pre-orders are held for 4 weeks after which time your plants are returned to general inventory and you will be given a credit at the nursery. No refunds are given. 

Canadian Mail Order Customers:  These Citrus will not be offered on our official mail order site in 2018. If you would like to place an order, please do so here with a minimum $40 in plants. Orders are shipped as soon as they are ready. If you have ordered other plants and they are ready at the same time, we will ship together. However, if your other plants are not ready we cannot hold citrus to wait for your other plants. We are unable to quote a shipping rate for your citrus order but can tell you that we charge the Canada Post rate plus a small amount to cover our costs. We do not make money on shipping. We can ship one gallon, 4"x9" band pots, and three gallon. We cannot ship 3 gallon standards or 5 gallon pots.


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Mighty Mato, 'Ketchup 'n' Fries' and Grafted Veggie Pre-Order

Welcome to our exciting grafted vegetable pre-order where you can pre-plan your 2018 edible bounty from the comfort of your own home with the most cutting edge edibles available. Pre-orders allow you to secure the exact plants you desire and allow us at Phoenix Perennials to make sure we have exactly what you want. If you're planning on growing these grafted veggies in 2018 please pre-order. Last year we had a number of people who missed out on some of the most popular varieties and said "we should have booked in advance."

After you've noted which plants you want, click on the Register Now button at the bottom of this page to order them. We will email you when they are available for pick-up. The estimated date is May 4th, 2018.

SAVE $1 PER MIGHTY MATO, VEGGIE, & MELON & KETCHUP 'N' FRIES. Regular price for the Mighties is $16.99 but you can pre-order now at $15.99. Regular price for K. 'n' F. is $27.99 but order now for $26.99. Also, we are holding the 2017 price of our fertilizers so order in advance and save on any increases.

Giving Grafted Veggies as a Gift?
Use this attractive form to give to the lucky person. Fill it out with your details and they can use the form to pick up their plants in the spring!

Canadian Mail Order Customers: These grafted veggies will not be offered on our official mail order site in 2018. If you would like to place an order, please do so here, minimum $40 in plants. Orders are shipped as soon as they are ready. If you have ordered other plants and they are ready at the same time, we will ship together. However, if your other plants are not ready we cannot hold grafted veggies to wait for your other plants. We are unable to quote a shipping rate for your grafted veggie order but can tell you that we charge the Canada Post rate plus a small amount to cover our costs. We do not make money on shipping.

 

Order Now!

The Revolutionary, New "TomTato" is a hand-grafted plant that brings together tomatoes and potatoes, two close relatives, that together give us one of life's great pleasures: 'Ketchup 'n' Fries'. It produces the sweetest cherry tomatoes you've ever tasted by the hundreds. In 2016 an improved grafting method lead to much better crops of potatoes than in 2015 with a few pounds per plant.

'Ketchup 'n' Fries' Tomtato (Improved) -- Hundreds of delicious, super sweet cherry tomatoes on top and a few pounds of yummy potatoes just below the soil! This year an improved grafting process should ensure more reliable and larger crops of potatoes than in 2015. Tomatoes and potatoes are closely related. They are grafted by hand and grow happily together as the revolutionary 'Ketchup 'n' Fries'. Double your production of edibles from the same space. Great for veggie gardens, small spaces, and large containers. 1g pot, 24.99 + GST

 

Mighty Mato Grafted Tomatoes consist of desirable heirloom and cool modern varieties hand-grafted onto super strong tomato rootstock that confers greater disease resistance, greater cold tolerance, and greater vigour resulting in up to 2-3 times more tomatoes per plant than ungrafted plants! Heirloom tomatoes that are sometimes shy in their yields produce like never before. Cool modern varieties also produce extra large yields.

 

Mighty Melons and Mighty Veggies consist of desirable heirloom and cool modern varieties that are grafted onto super strong rootstock that, like the Mighty Matos, confers greater disease resistance, greater cold tolerance, and greater vigour resulting in extra large crops of fruit and vegetables. The grafting can make a particularly positive difference in our cool summer climates with melons, peppers and eggplants that all require hot seasons to produce good crops.

Order Now!

 


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The Clematis Conundrum
2018 Pre-Order

Select from 110 Clematis and 11 Passion Flowers!

No garden or patio is complete without the Queen of the Vines. But how do you select between the best cultivars? How do you find the one clematis you've been looking for for years? Or maybe you want to discover a cultivar you never knew you needed until now! It can be a real CONUNDRUM! And then we have amazing hardy passionflowers. That's a whole new dilemma!

We have a huge selection of the best and most unique Clematis available through our Clematis Conundrum Pre-Order for pick-up at the nursery in late April 2018! Now you can find that perfect clematis (or passionflower) all in one place and with ease!

Peruse our selection below, make notes on which plants you'd like and, when you're ready, click on the link to place your order. You might want to right click the link and open the order page in a new window so you can view this image page and the order page side by side. Have fun!

View All The Clematis & Passionflowers

Giving Clematis or Vines as a Gift?
Use this attractive form to give to the lucky person. Fill it out with your details and they can use the form to pick up their plants in the spring!

Canadian Mail Order Customers: These Clematis and passionflowers will not be offered on our official mail order site in 2018. If you would like to place an order, please do so here with a minimum $40 in plants. Orders are shipped as soon as they are ready. If you have ordered other plants and they are ready at the same time, we will ship together. However, if your other plants are not ready we cannot hold vines to wait for your other plants. We are unable to quote a shipping rate for your vine order but can tell you that we charge the Canada Post rate plus a small amount to cover our costs. We do not make money on shipping.


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Earth Apples Gourmet Potatoes Pre-Order

We are pleased to bring you the delicious, nutritious, and beautiful Earth Apples gourmet potatoes. With this pre-order you can explore your different culinary options and choose the most exciting potatoes for your gardening and cooking pleasure. You can also give these delectable edibles as gifts for Christmas or other special occasions.

After you've noted which items you want, click on the Order Now button at the bottom of this page to order them. We will email you when they are available for pick-up. The estimated date is March 30th, 2018.

Giving Earth Apples Gourmet Potatoes as a Gift?
Use this attractive certificate to give to the lucky person. Fill it out with your details and they can use the form to pick up their items in the spring!

Order Now!

 

Earth Apples gourmet seed potatoes are the new, fun way to plant potatoes. We bring you 10 different colourful, versatile potato varieties and make them super-easy to grow. Each variety has different sizes, colours, textures, flavours, and different uses in the kitchen. Mashed potatoes, roast potatoes, boiled potatoes, potato salads, french fries, baked potatoes, hashbrown potatoes, scalloped potatoes: there's a perfect variety for all these delicious dishes. Plant Earth Apples in a garden bed or in containers on your balcony or patio. They are easy to grow if you follow the simple instructions: Growing Instructions

Earth Apples are sold in boxes of one variety and contain 1 kg of seed potatoes for planting. They are priced between $15.99-$16.99 depending on the variety. Choose your favourite varieties based on your culinary goals. If you live in a small space and want to grow in pots on a patio or balcony, consider getting a few varieties and sharing with some friends and neighbours.

Earth Apples is a family-owned Canadian company based near Edmonton, Alberta. All of the Earth Apples potato varieties are grown by farming families in the Edmonton area.

Meet the Earth Apples varieties:

ALASKA BLOOM

GEMSON

GOLDEYE

JAZZY

LABELLA

LADY AMARILLA

LITTLE GIANT

PURPLE MAGIC

RANDE’S GOLDEN GEM

ROSEMARIE

Full Potato Descriptions & Order!


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Phoenix Perennials and Specialty Plants Ltd.
One of the largest and most exciting selections of perennials in the Lower Mainland.
3380 No. 6 Road, Richmond (Between Bridgeport and Cambie)
604-270-4133
www.phoenixperennials.com
Please visit our web page for information on the nursery, driving directions and a map.
We are near the south end of the Knight Street Bridge and very easy to get to from all of the surrounding municipalities and beyond.

Opening Dates and Hours
February 23rd to October 31st, 2018
10am-5pm


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