1606 N 600 Rd, Baldwin City, 66006

Play with scale

Make a statement with giant plants! In a pot or a bed, adding huge foliage and height creates instant contrast and drama. Check out a few of our favorites … in addition to being large, all of them have other wonderful qualities, including unique color, fragrance, and wildlife habitat.

For a big patio pot —

Photo courtesy of Walter’s Gardens

Colocasia ‘Black Swan’


Agave ‘Sharkskin Shoes’


For the shade garden —

photo courtesy of Walters Gardens

‘Empress Wu’ hosta


For the native garden —

giant coneflower


For difficult sites —

plume poppy


variegated giant reed grass


For the annual bed (works in containers, too)

popcorn plant


And lastly, a native shade tree with giant leaves, showy summer blooms, and long bean pods —

northern catalpa