A vigorous, decorative climber with foliage resembling that of grapes. Lemon yellow new growth matures to a darker lime green, contrasting nicely with red-brown stems. The bell-shaped hops are very attractive. Prefers partial shade.
The attributes of this slow growing native tree have given rise to many common names. The wood is very hard and heavy (Ironwood) and the handsome blue-gray bark is fluted with long sinewy ridges (Musclewood) that is particularly interesting during the winter. 2006 Plants of Merit®.
Excellent choice when a fast growing maple is desired. Strong, ascending branches form a dense, rounded crown. Numerous, small red flowers appear before the leaves in early spring, hence the name red maple. Its most outstanding ornamental feature is its stunning orange-red to red fall color. Autumn Radiance® turns about two weeks earlier than October Glory® and Red Sunset®.
A fairly rapid growing tree, red maple is a beautiful addition to the landscape. The showy red flowers appear in spring before the leaves open and put on a great show. Autumn brings outstanding shades of color. Red maple will perform best in partial shade and moist soils.
Truly outstanding in foliage and form. Young leaves are finely cut and of the darkest purple-red, and maintain that color throughout the summer. Autumn brings clear reddish purple foliage color. The form is wider than tall, weeping or cascading.
A small weeping/cascading tree with multi-dissected, deep-crimson leaves. Leaves are not as deeply cut as other dissectum varieties giving it a bolder, more robust appearance. Autumn brings fiery scarlet tones. Plant as a focal point in the garden. May also be planted in patio containers. Cascading effect is especially lovely on the ponds edge.
A seedling form of Japanese red maple. Highly valued for its flexibility in the landscape. The color and form make Japanese maples magnificent specimens and accent plants. Also attractive in the shrub border and widely used as bonsai. Prefers a moist yet well-drained soil, high in organic matter. Protect from wind and late spring frost as young foliage is cold sensitive. Dappled shade is best.
'Red Emperor' sets a new standard for red-leaf Japanese maples. The new growth is deep purple-red and it holds that color exceptionally well throughout the summer. Fall foliage turns a rich crimson. It leafs out about two weeks later than other Japanese maples giving it the benefit of less spring frost damage. Graceful form and brilliant color, works well as a focal point in the urban landscape.
Highly prized for its artistic branching and decorative red foliage. Ideal for residential landscapes, this versatile species can be used as an accent, specimen, shrub border or bonsai. Attractive red fruits in late summer and early autumn. Prefers moist, well-drained soil and some shade.
This little masterpiece has a compact habit and colorful foliage, not to mention purplish-pink blossoms, and is very versatile. Attractive in drifts along annual or perennial borders. May also be used as an accent in a decorative container. Adds all-season color to any garden situation. (CPBR3315)
A low spreading plant that makes an excellent groundcover, bank holding shrub, or front plant in a shrub border. Numerous rose-pink berries are attractive in fall. Sun or shade. NE GreatPlants® 2000 Winner. 2006 Plants of Merit®.
Purple-red berries persist through winter. Good in shade or sun and on bank plantings. A spreading shrub with slender arching branches. Flowers are yellow-white, flushed rose in June or July. Tolerant of most soils. Prune in early spring so current season's growth can produce flowers and fruit.
A totally new type of elderberry. The dark purple, finely cut foliage has an exotic appeal usually found only in Japanese maples. Pink buds open to lacy white blossoms in May to June. Excellent specimen plant and also attractive in large containers. (CPBR 2633)
Leafs out early in spring, retains leaves all summer and grows in sun or shade. Dense, compact form with good resistance to leaf disease. More of a mounded, spreading form compared to alpine currant. A nice slow-growing hedge plant that needs less pruning and maintenance than alpine currant.
Dense glossy leafed shrub suitable for hedges in open or shady area. Small greenish flowers in April-May. Responsive to shearing. A Bailey Nurseries selection highly resistant to summer blight. Sun or shade.
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