Month: July 2011

Japanese Beetles

Japanese beetles are an incredibly destructive plant pest found throughout most of the eastern United States, stretching westward toward states along the Mississippi River, including Iowa. The Japanese beetles can be destructive toward plants in both their adult beetle stage and in their grub larval stage. As adults, they damage plants by feeding on foliage … [Read More]

Bella Anna Hydrangea

Say hello to Bella Anna, the newest addition to the Endless Summer Collection™, a remarkable reblooming magenta-pink Hydrangea Arborescens ('Annabelle'). This hydrangea is a color breakthrough for Hydrangea arborescens and the newest addition to the Endless Summer® Collection. This arborescens blooms from summer, through fall, just like the other hydrangeas in this extraordinary collection. Bella … [Read More]

Ruby Tears Crabapple

This beautiful crabapple has a graceful, weeping habit with rose-pink flowers in spring and bold, purple foliage in summer. It has great disease resistance, too, and 'Ruby Tears' holds onto its fruit so they are available for the birds. Width: 12-15', Height: 8-10', Zone: 4, Flower Color: Pink, Foliage Color: Med Green, Fruit: Dark Red [Read More]

Tiger Eyes Sumac

Tiger Eyes Sumac is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a stunning habit of growth, which features almost oriental horizontally-tiered branches. It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition, which can make it a great accent feature on this basis alone. Tiger Eyes Sumac will grow to be about 6 feet tall … [Read More]