Plant Expo and Garden Market


 

Home-grown perennials, trees, and shrubs; Master Gardener grown tomatoes; a wonderful garden market of selected top-notch nurseries; and a secondhand sale of used “stuff” – are all featured at the Expo.

Master Gardeners will be on hand to help select the best plants for your garden and Barbara J. Bromley will be on hand to answer questions.

See below for sale details, including searchable lists of plant selections, a vendor list, and a map and location guide.

Plan to come early for best selection and stay to enjoy every aspect of Expo!

This event will be held rain or shine and there is plenty of free parking. Credit cards, personal checks and cash are accepted at the sale.

Plant Selections

Here are searchable lists of some of this year’s plant selections.  Of course, there is no guarantee that every variety will be available on the day of the sale — but we will try hard to have each as many of the variety listed available. One thing we can say for sure: you will find a wide assortment of wonderful plants for your home garden at this year’s Plant Expo!


Home-Grown Plants

Below is an alphabetical list of this year’s home-grown plant selections. You can view the list by  Botanical or Common name by clicking the title bar.  Press Next and Prev after the last row to page through the entire list, or use the Search box to find what you’re looking for.  

Botanical NameCommon Name
Acer saccharinumSilver Maple
Hosta 'June'Hosta 'June'
Adenphora liliifoliaLadybells
Aegopodium podagrariaBishop's Weed
Aesculus paviaRed buckeye
AgastacheHyssop
Agastache anisataAnise Hyssop
Agastache foeniculumAnise Hyssop
AjugaBugleweed
Ajuga reptansBugleweed
Alchemilla mollisLady's Mantle
Allium Nodding Onion? (Heidi Mass)
Amsonia hubrichtii Blue Star
Amsonia tabernaemontanaBlue Star
AquilegiaColumbine
Aquilegia vulgarisColumbine
Argyranthemum asteraceae Marguerite Daisy
Arisaema triphyllumJack-in-the-Pulpit
Armoracia rusticanaHorseradish
Aruncus dioicusGoat's Beard
Asarum canadenseWild Ginger
Asarum europaeumEuropean Wild Ginger
Aster divaricatusWhite Wood Aster
Aster novae-angliaeNew England Aster
Aster oblongifoliusAromatic Aster
Aster tataricus 'Jindai'Tatarian Aster
Astilbe chinensis Chinese Astilbe
Astilbe 'Rheinland'Astilbe
Athyrium filix-femina Lady Fern
Athyrium nipponicum 'Pictum'Japanese Painted Fern
Bergenia cordifoliaHeartleaf Bergenia
Brunnera macrophyllaSiberian Bugloss
CallicarpaBeautyberry
Callicarpa americanaBeautyberry
Calycanthus floridusCarolina Allspcie
Campanula Bellflower
Campanula carpatica Bellflower
Campanula 'Pink Octopus'Pink Octopus Bellflower
Campanula punctataSpotted Bellflower
CannaCanna
Carex caryophyllea 'Beatlemania'
(check spelling)
Mop-head Sedge
Carex eburneaSedge
Carex morrowiiFisher Sedge
Catha palustrisMarsh Marigold
Cercis canadensisRed Bud
ChasmanthiumNorthern Sea Oats
ClematisClematis
Clematis 'Jackamanii' Clematis
Clethra alnifoliaSweet Pepperbush
Convallaris majalisLily of the Valley
Coreopsis verticillataThreadleaf Coreopsis
Cornus sericea/stoloniferaRed Twig Dogwood
Crataegus phaenopyrumWashington Hawthorn
DahliaDahlia
Dendranthema 'Sheffield Pink'Decorative Garden Mum
Dicentra eximiaBleeding Heart
Dicentra spectabilisBleeding Heart
DigitalisFoxglove
Disporum sessileFairy Bells
Echinacea purpurea Coneflower
EpimediumBarrenwort
Epimedium x perralchicum 'Frohnleiten'Barrenwort
Epimedium x versicolor 'Sulphureum'Bishop's Hat
Epiphyllum oxypetalumNightblooming Cereus
Erysimum hybridum 'Canaries'Wallflower
Eupatorium rugosumWhite Snakeroot, Chocolate Eupatorium
Euphorbia amygdaloides Spurge
Euphorbia seguierianaSiberian Spurge
Eurybia divaricata (formerly Aster)White Wood Aster
Euthrochium purpureumJoe Pye Weed
Filipendula rubraQueen of the Prairie
ForsythiaForsythia
Galium odoratumSweet Woodruff
Gaura lindheimeri 'Siskiyou Pink'Gaura
GeraniumCranesbill
Geranium phaeum 'Samobor'Mourning Widow Cranesbill
Helianthus angustifolius Sunflower
Helianthus decapetalusThinleaf Sunflower
Helleborus foetidusStinking Hellebore
Helleborus orientalisLenten Rose
HemerocallisDaylily
Hemerocallis fulvaCommon Daylily
Hemerocallis 'Funny Valentine'Daylily
Heuchera Coral Bells
Heuchera micrantha Coral Bells
Heuchera sanguineaCoral Bells
Hibiscus syriacusRose of Sharon
HostaPlaintain Lily
Hosta 'Blue Cadet'Hosta 'Blue Cadet'
Hosta 'Fragrant Dream Perfumed'Hosta 'Fragrant Dream Perfumed'
Hosta 'Guardian Angel'Hosta 'Guardian Angel'
Vinca minor Common Periwinkle
Hosta 'Lemon Lime'Hosta 'Lemon Lime'
Hosta 'Little White Lines'Hosta 'Little White Lines'
Hosta plantagineaHosta
Hosta 'Royal Standard'Hosta 'Royal Standard'
Hosta sieboldiana 'Elegans'Hosta 'Elegans'
Hosta 'Stilleto'Hosta 'Stilleto'
Hosta 'Sum and Substance'Hosta 'Sum and Substance'
Hosta 'Sun Power'Hosta 'Sun Power'
Humulus 'Cascade'Hops
Humulus lupulusHops
HypericumSt. John's Wort
Hypericum patulum 'Hidcote'St. John's Wort
Ilex opacaAmerican Holly
Iris cristataDwarf crested Iris
Iris germanicaBearded Iris
Iris tectorumRoof Iris
Iris versicolorBlue Flag
Jacobaea vulgarisRagwort
Kerria japonicaKerria
Lagerstroemia indica Crape Myrtle
LamiumDeadnettle
Leucanthemum x superbum Shasta Daisy
Ligularia dentataLeopard Plant
LiquidamberSweetgum
Liriodendron tuliperaTulip Tree
Liriope muscariLilyturf
Liriope variegatedLilyturf
Lobelia cardinalisCardinal Flower
Lychnis coronariaRose Campion
Lysimachia nummularia Golden creeping Jenny
Malus sargantiiSargent Crabapple
Matricaria recutitaGerman Chamomile
Matteuccia struthiopterisOstrich Fern
Mazus reptansMazus
MenthaMint
Metasequoia glyptostroboidesDawn Redwood
Monarda didymaBee Balm
MyosotisForget-Me-Not
NepetaCatmint
Nepeta catariaCatnip
Nepeta x faasseniiCatnip
Nipponanthemum nipponicumMontauk daisy
Oenothera fruticosaSundrops
OreganumOregano
Origanum vulgare 'Aureum'Oregano
Packera aureaGolden Ragwort
PaeoniaPeony
Penstemon digitalisBeardtongue
Perovskia Russian Sage
Phlox paniculata Garden Phlox
Physostegia virginianaObedient Plant
Podophylllum peltatumMayapple
Polemonium caeruleumJacob's Ladder
Polygonatum odoratumSolomon's Seal
Pulmonaria saccharata 'Mrs Moon'Bethlehem Sage
Pulmonaria sp.Lungwort
Pycnanthemum muticumMountain Mint
Rodgersia pinnata 'Hercules'Rodger's Flower
Rubus idaeus var.Strigosus 'Fall Gold'Fall Gold Raspberry
Rubus odoratusFlowering Raspberry
Rudbeckia Black-Eyed Susan
Rudbeckia hirta Black-Eyed Susan
Rudebeckia lanciniataBlack Eyed Susan
Salvia 'Meadow Sage'Meadow Sage
Salvia nemorosa Sage
Sambucus canadensis 'Laciniata'American Elderberry
SedumStonecrop
Sedum 'Autumn Joy'Stonecrop
Sedum 'Firecracker'Red Sedum
Sedum rosea (Rhodia rosea)Roseroot
Sempervivum tectorumHen and Chicks
Silphium perfoliatumCup Plant
SolidagoGoldenrod
Solidago 'Fire Works'Rough Goldenrod
Solidago rugosa Goldenrod
Stachys byzantinaLamb's Ears
Stylophorum diphyllumCelandine Poppy
Symphytum officinaleComfrey
Tanacetum vulgareTansy
Tiarella cordifoliaFoamflower
Tiarella 'Spring Symphony'Foamflower
Tradescantia Spiderwort
Tradescantia x andersoniana Spiderwort
TricyrtisToad Lily
Valeriana officinalisValerian
Verbena bonariensisTall Verbena
Vernonia lettermaniiVeronia
Veronica 'Georgia Blue'Veronica
Veronica peduncularisCreeping Speedwell Veronica
Vinca majorBig Leaf Periwinkle, varigated
Actaea racemosaBlack Cohosh


Tomatoes & Peppers

Below is an alphabetical list of this year’s tomato and pepper selections. You can view each list by Type or Name by clicking the title bar.  Press Next and Prev after the last row to page through the entire list, or use the Search box to find what you’re looking for.  

Tomatoes

TypeTomato Name
Beefsteak-typeAmana Orange
Beefsteak-typeAnanas Noire
Beefsteak-typeAndrew Rahart's Jumbo Red
Beefsteak-typeBig Zac
Beefsteak-typeBlack Krim
Beefsteak-typeBrandywine Black
Beefsteak-typeBrandywine Pink
Beefsteak-typeBrandywine Red
Beefsteak-typeBrandywine Yellow
Beefsteak-typeCarbon
Beefsteak-typeCherokee Purple
Beefsteak-typeDelicious
Beefsteak-typeDinner Plate
Beefsteak-typeEvergreen
Beefsteak-typeFletcher
Beefsteak-typeGoliath Hybrid
Beefsteak-typeIndigo Blue Beauty
Beefsteak-typeJet Star
Beefsteak-typeKentucky Beefsteak
Beefsteak-typeLemon Boy
Beefsteak-typeMortgage Lifter
Beefsteak-typeOmar's Lebanese
Beefsteak-typeRutgers 250 (Rutgers)
Beefsteak-typeSolacki
Beefsteak-typeSuper Marmande
Beefsteak-typeSupersonic
Beefsteak-typeSweet Seedless Hybrid
Beefsteak-typeTough Boy
Beefsteak-typeYellow Giant Belgium
CherryBrown Berry
CherryIris Candy
CherryIris Candy
CherryLarge Red Cherry
CherryMatt's Wild Cherry
CherryMexican Midget
CherryNature's Bites
CherryPatio Choice
CherryRed Currant
CherryRed Robin
CherrySun Gold
CherrySuper Sweet 100
Cherry/EnglishLizzano
Cherry/EnglishTerenzo
GrapeChristmas Grape
GrapeGreen Grape
GrapeIldi-Yellow
GrapeJapanese Pear
GrapeRiesentraube
Grape/EnglishFantastico F1 Grape
MediumEarly Girl
MediumEarly Goliath
MediumHealthy Kick
MediumHeat Master
MediumKC 146 (Rutgers)
MediumMoonglow
MediumMoreton (Rutgers)
MediumPeach Blue Sutton
MediumRamapo (Rutgers)
MediumRutgers 39
Medium-LargeBlack Sea Man
Medium-LargeSolar Flare
Medium-LargeThessaloniki
Medium-SmallSiberian
Medium-SmallStupice
Medium-SmallSub-Arctic Plenty
Medium-SmallTom Cat
PatioCharger
PatioContainers Choice Red Hybrid
PatioMicro-Tom
PatioTumbler Red
PatioTumbler Yellow
PearBlack Magenta/Japanese black
PearYellow Pear
PlumGold San Marzanno
PlumOpalka
PlumSan Marzano
SmallForth of July
SmallGreen Zebra
SmallIndigo Rose
SmallMint Julep
SmallRed Pear

Peppers

TypeName
HotBhut Jolokia
HotBig Jim
HotBulgarian Carrot
HotBurning Bush
HotCarolina Reaper
HotChocolate Ghost
HotCollege
HotCongo Black
HotDevil Serrano
HotFatali
HotGolden Ghost
HotGreek Pepperoncini
HotHabanero Mustard
HotHabanero Peach
HotHabenero Orange
HotHot Portugal
HotJalapeno M
HotMohint
HotMoriachi
HotMucho Nacho
HotPoblano
HotPurple
HotRed Peter
HotRed Savina
HotRicoto Orange
HotScotch Bonnet Orange
HotSerrano
HotShanti
HotSuper Chile
HotTabasco
HotThai
HotTrinidad Moruga Scorpion
HotVolcano
SweetAstigiallo
SweetBlight Buster
SweetCalifornia Wonder
SweetCute Stuff
SweetEarly Sunsation
SweetFlamingo
SweetFlavorburst
SweetGypsy
SweetHabanada
SweetMerlot
SweetOrange Blaze
SweetPaprika
SweetPimento
SweetSweet Banana
SweetSweet Sunset
SweetWhite Diamond


Select Local Plant Vendors

The location of each of the following vendors is listed on the map in the next section.

Vendor NamePlant Selection
Chickadee Creek FarmCertified Organic Herbs, Annuals , Perennials, Shrubs
D&R Greenway Land TrustPerennials, Shrubs, Trees
RareFind NurseryPerennials, Trees, Shrubs
Shannon's NurseryPerennials, Shrubs, Trees
Steven Kristoph NurseryPerennials, Shrubs, Trees
Wild Ridge PlantsNative Plants

Sale Map and Location Guide

Use the map below to find just what you’re looking for:

Plantsale2017maprev with guide

 


 


Printable copy of our 2017 Gardening Programs and Events brochure

Master Gardener Plant Expo 2017


This year’s sale day is sure to be fun for seasoned gardeners and novice gardeners alike!

The plant sale will feature the ever-popular Rutgers Master Gardener home-grown perennials, trees and shrubs and a garden market of plant material sold by selected top-notch nurseries from New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

This is a unique opportunity to talk with vendors and purchase a wide assortment of native plants, woody ornamentals, perennials, herbs, annuals and tropical plants. This year we will welcome a new local vendor featuring certified organic plants. Tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes (Rutgers varieties and heirlooms) as well as many hot pepper varieties will be in abundance.

Mercer County Horticulturist Barbara J. Bromley will be answering gardening questions and Rutgers Master Gardeners will be on hand to help choose the right plant for the right place.

Click here for a scalable map and location guide:

2017 Plant Expo Map

Plan to come early for best selection and stay to enjoy every aspect of Expo. This event will be held rain or shine and there is plenty of free parking. Credit cards, personal checks and cash are accepted at the sale.

Check out some of this year’s selections below: 


Home-Grown Plants

Master Gardener-grown plants are the most popular part of Plant Expo!

People line up very early to get the best selection of home-grown perennials, trees and shrubs and return year after year to check out the selection. Whether you have a shade garden or a sunny butterfly garden, you can find something of interest in the Home-Grown area. Of course, there is no guarantee that every variety will be available on sale day but there will be a wide assortment of plants.

Click below for list of home-grown plants for this year’s sale:

2017 Plant Expo Home-Grown Plant Selections


Jersey Tomatoes!

Home-grown tomatoes and peppers will be in abundance, including the popular Rutgers tomato varieties, Rutgers, Ramapo, Moreton, Rutgers 250, KC-146 and Rutgers 39. Rutgers Master Gardener Bruce Young has started the tomatoes and peppers from seed for the sale and has potted up over 1,000 tomatoes. Along with the Rutgers varieties of tomatoes there will be lots heirloom varieties. Patio, cherry, and plum, to name a few types, will be available for purchase. Popular and some different Hot pepper varieties will be offered.

Click below for list of tomatoes and peppers being grown for this year’s sale:

2017 Plant Expo Tomatoes 

2017 Plant Expo Peppers

We will try hard to have each variety listed available on sale day but there are no guarantees!


Select Local Plant Vendors

Our hand-picked plant purveyors offer a variety of plants uniquely suited for local gardens.    

This is a unique opportunity to talk with vendors and purchase a wide assortment of native plants, woody ornamentals, perennials, herbs, annuals and tropical plants. This year we will welcome a new local vendor featuring certified organic plants.

To view a list of our select group of local plant purveyors, click here: 

2017 Plant Expo Vendors


Second-Hand Sale 


The ever popular Second-Hand Sale of garden-related items will be back this year. Pots galore, baskets and books to name a few, will definitely be available this year.  There are always a few surprises and you really never know what treasure you might find.