A lovely tree form of this graceful willow. The slender trunk is topped with pink stems and buds that open to dappled green, pink and white foliage. Some leaves will be all white. A fabulous vertical accent for the border or large container. Best in partial shade.
Also called Black Gum, this is certainly one of our most beautiful native trees. Its habit is broadly pyramidal with picturesque, horizontal branching. Bark is dark brown, nearly black with alligator-like patterns. Lustrous dark green foliage has a consistent, outstanding fall color. Some trees will produce numerous blue-black fruit in autumn, while others only a few or none. Excellent shade or street tree, it's especially lovely in naturalized areas. Prefers moist, well-drained, slightly acidic soil in full sun or semi-shade. Missouri Botanical Plant of Merit winner.
Exceptionally streamlined, upright form, requires no pruning to maintain its naturally symmetrical form. Semi-double, rose pink flowers blossom in spring occasionally followed by burgundy fruits. Attractive dark green foliage is accented with a rich burgundy overcast. A new selection of 'Red Barron' from Lake County Nursery.
'Northern Belle' Sweetbay Magnolia has larger than normal, fragrant, creamy white flowers that appear in June and July. Evergreen foliage and excellent cold tolerance make 'Northern Belle' an exceptional Sweetbay Magnolia. Attractive red fruit has orange seeds in fall.
Pink buds open to incredibly full and wonderfully fragrant pale pink flowers in spring. Centennial Blush is a prolific bloomer with flower buds formed at almost every node yielding a fantastic floral display of delicate pink covering the entire plant. Attractive medium green foliage on an interesting branching structure follows in the summer turning yellow to bronze in autumn. Can be grown as a large shrub or a small tree, perfectly suited for small urban gardens.
Distinctive variegated foliage, small stature, and slow growth make this river birch an exciting addition for small residential landscapes. Foliage exhibits a beautiful display of ivory to white margins with medium green centers, while the trunk develops the same striking exfoliating bark as the species. Discovered by John and Daniel Allen of Shiloh Nursery in North Carolina.
Fast growing deciduous tree has a wide, umbrella-shaped canopy with beautiful fern-like leaves. The bronze-green foliage color develops into a rich chocolate burgundy color in summer. Scented clusters of pink blooms attract butterflies.
This new dwarf weigela has attractive gold foliage and nice red fall color. Grown primarily for its colorful foliage, it will occasionally produce soft, rosy pink flowers. Add it to the front of beds and borders for multi-season color.
A great weigela with dark red flowers in spring and remarkable foliage that magically starts green then turns to a ghostly, iridescent butter yellow as the summer progresses. Provides seasons of color. A good rebloomer. Introduced by Proven Winners® ColorChoice®. (CPBR AF)
Extend the season with this stunning late blooming azalea. Flowers are wonderfully fragrant, dark pink with an orange flare and open in late June, well after most azaleas have finished flowering. A large, upright shrub with lustrous green foliage turning burgundy-red in autumn. Prefers slightly acid soil.
A vigorous azalea with small white fragrant flowers in late June, well after most azaleas have finished blooming. Habit is upright and spreading, becoming mounded with age. Medium green foliage is slightly glossy with a bronze cast, turning a beautiful burgundy-red in autumn. Prefers slightly acidic soil.
Extend the bloom season in your woodland garden with this large deciduous azalea. Peach buds open to pale yellow flowers in late June, which hold up well in summer heat. Dusty blue-green foliage in summer changes to vivid hues of burgundy and yellow in fall. Prefers slightly acidic soil.
A feast for the senses. Fragrant, deep red flowers with a pale orange flare are set off by blue-green, mildew-resistant foliage. The underside of the foliage is an attractive silver. A late bloomer, early to mid July, that stands up to the heat. Cold hardy, compact grower. Prefers moist, acidic soil.
'Sky Pencil' is a distinctive, naturally narrow Japanese holly that is well suited for small spaces. Dark glossy green foliage holds all year on this slow growing, evergreen shrub. Strongly columnar, it makes an excellent narrow hedge or screen, perfect for formal spaces. Even the smallest landscapes can accommodate this pencil-like shrub, ideal for urban gardens where a vertical accent is needed. Introduced by US National Arboretum.
A dwarf form of the extremely popular 'Limelight' hydrangea, Little Lime™ has the same great flowers but is about a third the size of the original. Soft lime-green flowers mature to pink and burgundy in fall.
A superb improvement, with giant blooms that have roughly 4 times as many flowers as 'Annabelle'. The show begins in midsummer with huge round blooms clustered atop sturdy branches that are surrounded by medium green oval leaves. Cut back in spring to promote flowering on summer wood. Fantastic as a specimen shrub or in a border. Introduced by Proven Winners® ColorChoice®.
A breeding breakthrough. Finally, an arborescens type of hydrangea with a different flower color than white. Large, full mophead flowers that are a rich dark pink color, bloom from early summer through autumn. Forms a tidy rounded mound of green foliage which blends beautifully in the foundation or even a perennial garden.
Vanilla Spice® has attractive glossy, dark green leaves. Its extra large pure white flowers are very fragrant and act as a magnet for butterflies. Each flower is roughly the size of a dime, about twice the size of any other Clethra. The habit is neat, tidy and compact. Fills the garden with a wonderful fragrance during the late summer months. Introduced by Proven Winners® ColorChoice®.
This great cultivar has frosty gray-blue foliage that really holds up well in the garden all season long. The rich, purple flowers are borne in clusters and open up one day at a time and bloom all summer long. A vigorous grower that looks good all season. You can grow spiderworts in well-drained to even boggy soils.
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