Hello People Who Like to Eat Their Gardens!

Here are two fun plants that are so beautiful in foliage that they are worth growing on this merit alone. But they are also edible. Our Japanese and foodie customers are very excited that we have mioga, the hardy shade ginger. And one customer from Britain bought a bunch of the sea kale as he knows it from his youth where it was wild-harvested from the coastline and sauteed in butter.

Are you getting hungry?


Cheers, Gary and the Phoenicians

Ketchup 'n' Fries, Mighty Matos, Mighty Veggies, Mighty Melons

2 for 1

It's not too late to plant. Our grafted veggies have been growing nice and big at the nursery for you and will still produce well this summer and fall!



Tomato Tastings
Just like a winte tasting we'll taste 15-20 different tomatoes in order and discuss!

You must use the code word: FALL2016.




Two Beautiful Oddball Edibles

Looking to add beauty to your garden and intrigue to your dinner parties? Look no further than these two edible oddballs. They are gorgeous in foliage, pretty to intriguing in flower, and you can eat them!

Crambe maritima - Blue Sea Kale - The sea kale has large, ruffled, edible, cabbage-like, silver-blue leaves with undulating edges that provides great texture to the garden. In early summer Crambe maritima will start producing branched panicles of white flowers. The foliage is also edible and, we've been told, delicious sauteed in butter. Photo courtesy: Wikipedia. Zingiber mioga 'White Arrow' - Myoga Shade Ginger - Zingiber mioga 'White Arrow' is a rare variegated form of this culinary ginger from Japan with leaves that are margined and feathered with white. The habit is distinctive with spreading leaves to about 18 inches tall. This is probably the hardiest of the true gingers. The species is grown as a food plant in Japan for its edible young shoots and flower buds. 'White Arrow' is great for adding some dramatic subtropical foliage into the shade garden..

These two plants are available now!


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Phoenix Perennials and Specialty Plants Ltd.
One of the largest and most exciting selections of perennials in Canada.
3380 No. 6 Road, Richmond (Between Bridgeport and Cambie)

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 26th to October 30th, 2016

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