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  • Mandarin Honeysuckle

    This hardy vine from the breeding program at the University of British Columbia blooms in late spring through summer with large clusters of yellow centered, bright orange, trumpet-shaped flowers. The leaves emerge in spring a coppery-brown and mature to a glossy dark green. A vigorous grower, 'Mandarin' will reach a mature height of up to 20' and prefers part shade to full sun with well drained soils. (CPBR 2706)

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  • Dutchman's Pipe

    Vigorous, twining vine. Large, heart-shaped to rounded, dark green leaves. Grows flat against a trellis. Offers dense shade. Flowers brown, small, usually hidden by the leaves, resembles Meershaum pipe, hence the name. Sun or shade. 2006 Plants of Merit®.

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  • Issai Hardy Kiwi

    Self-pollinating, sweet, early bearing plant. Without a male, the fruit is seedless; with a male the plant will produce larger and more fruit. Less susceptible to spring frost damage than regular arctic kiwi. Best with limited space in colder climates. Full sun to part shade.

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  • Emerald Triumph Viburnum

    An old favorite now available in a tree form. Makes a great vertical accent with three-season appeal. Creamy white flat-topped flowers in spring are followed by clusters of red berries maturing to black in fall. Disease resistant, glossy green foliage changes to purple-bronze in fall. Developed by the University of Minnesota.

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  • Frontier Elm

    The U.S. National Arboretum presents 'Frontier', an elm tree of moderate stature. This hybrid combines a high level of tolerance to Dutch elm disease, and a lovely red-purple autumn coloration. It is perfect for use in smaller landscapes, along city streets, and under power lines. 'Frontier' blazes a trail for elms in the urban landscape.

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  • Triumph™ Elm

    This selection resulted from a controlled cross between Vanguard™ elm and Accolade® elm, conducted by Dr. George Ware at the Morton Arboretum. Introduced through Chicagoland Grows®, it has an upright habit with strong branching, lustrous dark green foliage and excellent disease and pest resistance.

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  • Accolade® Elm

    This selection has excellent Dutch elm disease resistance with a form resembling the American elm. A 20 year old tree at the Morton Arboretum is 40' in height with approximately a 30' spread. The beautiful glossy, dark green foliage turns golden yellow in the fall. Selected and introduced by Morton Arboretum and Chicagoland Grows®.

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  • Homestead Elm

    A rapid grower, 'Homestead' has a symmetrical, pyramidal crown that becomes arching as the tree matures. The dark green leaves turn golden yellow in autumn. This USDA introduction is highly resistant to Dutch elm disease.

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  • Redmond Linden

    A valuable tree for street planting, 'Redmond' has the largest leaves of the lindens. The dense foliage is glossy green with bright yellow autumn color. Voted 2000 Urban Tree of the Year by the Society of Municipal Arborists.

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  • American Sentry® Linden

    This McKay Nursery introduction was selected for its uniform branching habit and upright narrow form. This is an excellent nursery tree and makes up well as a young B&B tree. Use it in the landscape for boulevards and smaller yards where space is at a premium, but shade is required. The distinctive bark is silvery gray especially when the plant is immature and is very attractive. American Sentry® is the most resistant linden to Japanese beetle.

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  • American Linden

    This rapid growing tree has fragrant yellow flowers and large, dense foliage that provides excellent shade. Although it will grow in dry heavier soils, it prefers deep moist soils.

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  • Niobe Weeping Willow

    This fast growing, golden barked willow has a wide spreading canopy and long, golden drooping branches. An extremely graceful tree, it prefers moist planting sites. To prevent dehydration and start buds to break on potted Niobe willow, the potted plants should be held in a greenhouse or a sheltered location until growth has started.

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  • Twisty Baby® Locust

    A small tree with interesting, twisted branches. Beautiful hanging white blossoms in spring. Suitable as a specimen plant and quite attractive as a patio plant in a large decorative container. Adds a great deal of winter interest to a border. Prune to encourage contorted growth. Full sun to light shade.

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  • Heritage® Oak

    From Heritage Trees, Inc., this cross between Q. robur (English oak) and Q. macrocarpa (bur oak) has glossy, dark green, tatter and mildew resistant foliage. A beautiful specimen tree for the front lawn, this is a truly vigorous cultivar.

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  • Regal Prince® Oak

    From Heritage Trees, Inc., this vigorous oak resulted from a cross of Q. robur fastigiata (upright English oak) and Q. bicolor (swamp white oak) and has a distinctive upright oval habit. Beautiful all season long, the foliage has an attractive silvery lower surface. It is tolerant of a wide range of soils types, wet and dry.

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  • Northern Red Oak

    The fastest growing oak and one of the easiest to transplant, this tree is great for street use or as a landscape tree. The foliage is dense and lustrous and leaves hang on the tree into winter. Named the 1999 Iowa Tree of the Year.

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