An extremely hardy and adaptable tree, a superior choice for colder regions. The skin is a bright red-green and the flesh is white tinged with red. The fruit of this heritage apple is crisp, tender, juicy, and aromatic. Scab resistant. Ripenes in mid-September.
Yellow Transparent is an old Russian apple variety, quite widely grown in the northern states, and also in Europe (where, confusingly, it is known as White Transparent). Yellow Transparent has two notable qualities. It ripens very early - often as early as the third week of July even in the northern states.
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A cross between 'State Fair' and Minnesota. Developed by the University of Minnesota in 1998. A wonderful new apple cultivar from the the University of MN. At last, an early apple that is crisp and juicy! Best known for its excellent sweet tart flavor. Has a much longer storage life than other early apples. Excellent for fresh eating and cooking. Ripens in late August in Minnesota.
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This beautiful hosta is six inches high by 14 inches wide; compact. The color of the leaves are gold. The leaves are 3 inches long by 2 + inches wide. In the spring the leaf color is a bright yellow, changing to apple green by July 1st. The leave is wavy, smoothly-textured, and a good substance. By August, pale purple flowers will start to appear on nine inch scapes.
Apricot Sparkles is a diploid, diamond dusted flower with peach and apricot shades (3-4"). Petals are edged with ruffling and have yellow-tinged center throats. Flowers continuously bloom from the start of late May. This daylily has an exceptional bloom performance.
Bright, clear gold, 1.25" fruit. Fruit hangs on tree until ripe. Flavor is mild and sweet. Eating quality is good, sauce fair to good, jam very good. Late variety. Upright habit of growth. Blooms 3rd week of April. Use 'Moongold' for a pollinator.
An excellent large pop of color for partial to full shade gardens. Sun King Aralia emerges mid-spring with bright gold compound leaves up to three feet long that contrast with the reddish-brown stems. A few hours of sunlight each day will result in the foliage remaining golden yellow, while deeper shade will produce a range of chartreuse to lime green colors. In mid to late summer, clusters of tiny white flowers will produce inedible purple fruit. Forming a large clump, this deer resistant perennial is paired well with blue Hosta, purple leafed Heuchera, and other woodland plants.
A dense, rounded plant with upright fans of canary yellow foliage, ‘Autumn Moon’ stays uniform and tidy without developing an oval, upright habit like other yellow forms found in the marketplace. Can be planted in a row to make a stunningly colorful border or for individual color spots throughout the landscape. Mature Size: 3’H x 3’W. Dwarf. Globe Shaped. Zone 4. Yellow foliage. Conifer. Does best in Full Sun.
This 'Golden Tuffet' arborvitae pillow-shaped tuffet grows wider than tall, reminiscent of a mushroom cap. The golden-orange foliage has an unusual braided texture sure to invite closer inspection. Hardy, durable and adaptable to all soil types and tolerates full sun to part shade.
This silvery-green, dwarf Arborvitae looks like an oversized bowling ball, except for its fine, almost lacy, texture. Actually, it is a reliable, mid-size, spherical bush that has many uses in the landscape.
Strongly pyramidal with a very narrow habit. A very cool new evergreen that will add elegance to your garden all year round! This narrow columnar selection of 'Wintergreen' has excellent hardiness and dark green winter foliage color, and is fast-growing. More narrow than Emerald Green. Selected by Art Boe of Faribault, Minnesota, it is resistant to winterburn.
Height: 10-15'. Spread: 3-5'. Shape: Narrow, columnar. Exposure: Full Sun. Foliage: Dark green. Zone: 3-7.
Rich, deep green summer color combines with the compact textural foliage and naturally sculpted spire-like shape making this new selection an unexpected breakthrough for the hardy common Arborvitae. With a muted green winter color, a very young tree has proportions perfect for mini-scapes or container gardening. As it ages, an elegant small tree develops. The natural character as a specimen is the finest quality a conifer can offer the landscape in either cold or moderate climates. Primo!
Thuja occidentalis Primo®(‘IslPrim’). Mature size: 4’H x 1’W. Dwarf Conifer: 3-5″ growth per year. Narrow Upright. Zone 4. Deep Green. Dwarf Conifer. Full Sun.
The Pygmy Globe Arborvitae, Thuja occidentalsis, is a globe shaped dwarf arborvitae tree. These Arborvitae trees have bright green foliage. This slow compact growing evergreen tree does not need to be sheared to maintain the globe shape.
So long as they get at least 3 hours a day of direct sunlight, you will have great luck in growing these shrubs. For best color, you will want to find a rather sunny spot to put your Rheingold Arborvitaes. The only real soil requirement for this plant is that it does need drainage. In heavy clay, be sure to plant them high or in a raised bed.
The Techny Arborvitae is a fast growing arborvitae tree. They generally have denser foliage than many of the other species of arborvitae, and make the best hedges. One of the hardiest of the arborvitae, the Techny Arborvitae will grow best in zones three through eight. This is the arborvitae of choice for areas with tougher conditions.
Hosta 'Aristocrat' is small. Intense blue corrugated leaves. Yellow-creamy edges turn to a white-cream by summer. Mound-like with moderate growth rate. Pale lavender flowers. Lightly corrugated leaves are broadly ovate with insignificant veins.
A textural dream come true with its frothy curled silver foliage. Use it as a vigorous groundcover in hot, sunny areas to plant under taller perennials. 'Seafoam' will occasionally bloom with attractive silver and yellow flower spikes.