A large, leggy, poorly branched native shrub found in wooded, usually moist areas, competing with the rest of the underbrush. In cultivation it may assume a fully-branched, reasonably dense form. Excellent orange-red fall color and red fruits.
This is the most dwarf species of hazelnut. Starting in their 2nd year, small runners come out 3-6 inches from the main trunk. Each of these sprouts will begin producing nuts in two years. The nutshell is thick, but the flavor is outstanding. Good for pollinating other hazels. Can produce in light shade. Useful for the shrub border and in naturalistic settings. Sun or partial shade.
Arctic Fire Dogwood has beautiful red stems and a compact habit and is at its best in the winter sunlight. This dwarf variety reaches just 3-5'. It's smaller size makes this variety a great breakthrough for smaller gardens or residential landscapes. Tolerates a wide range of soil and light conditions. Arctic Fire red-twig dogwood is one of the most shade-tolerant ornamental shrubs and is tolerant of a wide range of soil conditions, also bright red stems in winter add color to the landscape.
Highly ornamental stems, fruit and leaves; characterized by bright yellow stems tipped with red twigs; fall leaf color is gold tinged with red; a great shrub for winter landscapes. Arctic Sun Dogwood has clusters of creamy white flowers at the ends of the branches in late spring. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The glossy oval leaves turn an outstanding gold in the fall. It produces white berries in late summer. The red bark and harvest gold branches are extremely showy and add significant winter interest.
Pendant racemes of white flowers bloom in spring followed by very sweet, juicy, edible, blue-black fruit. Because roots are not aggressive and shade is not dense, this lovely plant is a superb choice for a perennial border or entryway.
A wonderful color contrast shrub, with compound dark purple foliage that borders on true black, against which the soft pink flowers definitely stand out, a true garden accent; grows into a relatively large shrub and spreads, so needs regular attention.
Height: 12-15' Spread: 8-10' Shape: Upright oval Foliage: Blue-green Fall Foliage: Evergreen Exposure: Full Sun Zone: 5-9
Blue Princess and Blue Prince holly brilliantly combined in one container eliminates the need for two separate plants for pollination. Fruit color is darker red than many other varieties accentuated by dark shiny foliage.
Endless Summer Blushing Bride produces pure white blooms of semi-double florets that gradually mature to a sweet, subtle blush of pink. While easy to grow and quite vigorous, it is important to care for your plant properly for best results.
One of the most commonly requested butterfly bushes is the royal red. The royal red butterfly bush, instead of red as one would expect, has brilliant violet flowers that bloom from mid-summer. The royal red butterfly bush is hardy in zones five through nine, and is widely adaptable as far as soil goes.
An excellent new Weigela with showy blossoms of pink, white and red. Carnaval is a tetraploid and you will see this in the thick, substantive blossoms. A long bloomer and a great addition to the shrub border.
This purple lilac has extremely fragrant, purple flowers in May. The color may vary from purple to lilac and occasionally even white. The cut flowers hold up very well, and easily fill a house with their fragrance.
A rounded, compact form of PeeGee Hydrangea. Matures to about half the size of PeeGee, with smaller leaves and flowers. Bloom time, flower color, foliage, and fall color are all identical to PeeGee. The compact size makes it a great choice for the foundation or border where PeeGee is too large. Rarely to never fed on by Japanese beetles.
'Concorde' is a petite barberry with deep maroon-purple foliage that becomes even more intense in the fall. Small yellow flowers may be followed by a few bright red berries. This variety produces little to no viable seed, making it a great alternative over others. Perfect size for edging as a small hedge.
A compact and very hardy shrub, well suited for color contrast in many garden applications; features very showy white-variegated foliage and brilliant red stems which show up well against the winter snow. Ivory Halo Dogwood has attractive white-variegated green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves are highly ornamental but do not develop any appreciable fall color. It has clusters of creamy white flowers at the ends of the branches in late spring. It produces white berries in mid summer. The red branches are extremely showy and add significant winter interest.
A native plant, the Red Twig Dogwood is an excellent plant for massing in large areas, and because of its interesting stem color it makes it suitable for shrub border use in residential landscapes; can be an effective bank cover for it holds soil quite well; beautiful when framed with snow.
Attractive fine blue-green leaves on purplish colored stems. Small insignificant yellow-green catkins. Dense rounded form. Yellow fall color. Makes a nice fine textured hedge. Thrives in poor soils. Full sun to part shade. Low-growing, dense shrub with blue-green, fine-textured foliage. Makes an attractive hedge. Twigs purplish in winter. Very hardy. Prefers moist, well-drained soil, but will tolerate wet conditions.