Shade Loving with Yellow Fall FlowersCommon Witch-Hazel is a deciduous shrub or small, shade-loving tree. Plant these as a screen or shrub border along a property line, or use a few in a woodland garden. Common Witch Hazel is a versatile plant that would be an interesting addition to many places in your yard.Your Common Witch Hazel is extraordinary in its flowering habits. Each flower has four slender, strap-like yellow or orange petals. The flowers appear in late October to early December, with blooms from the current season and maturing fruit from the previous season, all growing on the same stem at the same time.After a winter moth pollinates your Common Witch Hazel, the fruit becomes dormant until it develops over the following growing season. Your Common Witch Hazel is particularly prized by many because, unlike most plants, it presents a cheery picture in the drab winter landscape. In fact, many times its slender yellow petals are the only sign of color in the dormant woods.Common Witch Hazel is a rather hardy plant, and won’t require a great deal of care. Its early growth is slow but steady, and it enjoys being in a shady location for optimal performance. * Fruit and Flowers on Same Stem* Yellow Flowers in Autumn* Shade Loving* Hardy* Wildlife interest.
Shrub with Astonishing Flowers and FragranceCharles Joly Lilac is a deciduous shrub with enchanting, scented flowers. With its lovely spring accent, it would make a wonderful screen or border specimen for your yard.There are few things more majestic or memorable in the spring landscape than a blooming lilac. Its astonishingly beautiful flowers and breathtaking sweet scent are unlike any other plant you’ll ever own. Lilacs have an aroma many associate with feelings of “home”, and the flowers will be right at home inside your house as well where the cut flowers will fill your house with that same magical scent.Your Charles Joly Lilac is a French Hybrid lilac that is considered the best in its color class! Its shiny purple buds open into double, magenta flowers. The effect of the spring bloom is stunning, showing off the vivid coloration of its deep, wine-red flowers. This strong, long-lasting shrub has an upright shape and is easily grown in average, medium moist, well-drained soil. It will grow to 12 feet in height with a 10 foot spread, and has a hardy nature and pleasant countenance. Charles Joly Lilac tolerates light shade, but its best bloom is in full sun. Charles Joly is both disease and deer resistant so you’ll be saved the time and trouble of dealing with costly measures to keep it safe from harm.Butterflies, bees and hummingbirds love it, and you will too. Demand for this lilac is extremely high! Order yours now!* Beautiful flowers * Fragrant * Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds * Deer resistant Don’t Prune Lilacs During Fall or Early SpringPruning Spring Flowering Shrubs in Southern Regions.
Small Ornamental Tree with Outstanding Winter Interest The Winter King Hawthorn is a small ornamental tree with particular winter interest. It would do well anywhere you’d like an ornamental tree but don’t have much room.The outstanding feature of your Hawthorn is its winter features.The silver-grey bark tends to peel, revealing an inner peachy-copper hue. This is best exposed after the dark green leaves transform to their golden reds in autumn and fall to the ground.The younger branches tend toward a lighter green shade, giving your Hawthorn additional color and contrast.It’s in autumn when you’ll also notice the ½ inch bright red berries. The berries remain through the winter and are a welcome treat for your wildlife.Your Winter King Hawthorn can reach a height of 30 feet with an equal spread. The 2 inch glossy green leaves with serrated edges do a terrific job of filling out the canopy, aiding in the dense growth pattern of your tree.You’ll love the clusters of ¾ inch white flowers that appear, their gentle fragrance a welcome addition to your spring yard.The Winter King Hawthorn is a hardy tree that is relatively small in stature but will still provide you with year-round interest.However, the time it truly shines is in the winter. A Hawthorn in your yard during the winter months has the effect of a silvery-grey tree decorated with dangling red berries.It truly is a “winter king” among trees in the usually barren cold landscape, and a must-have for your yard this year.* Outstanding winter interest * Year-round interest * Great for wildlife * Hardy.
The Columbine ‘Aquilegia Biedermeier Columbine’, also known as Aquilegia ‘Biedermeier’, is a beautiful, easy to grow spring blooming perennial.The blue-green foliage adds texture and color in the fall to any of your perennial beds. The mix of colors and shortness make this Columbine stand out from the rest.With a height of 12″ and a plant spread of 18-24”, you won’t want to miss this.‘Biedermeier’ should be planted in full sun to partial shade in fertile, moist well-drained soil. Columbine is a profuse self-seeder so it should be planted 12-18” apart. The planting area could double in a few years because of the reseeding characteristics of the plant.It is best used in rock gardens or in containers and for beds and borders, in cottage gardens and it attracts butterflies.Enjoy this popular flower in your garden or as a cut flower.* Flowers in early spring* Deer resistant* Attracts hummingbirds .
Sedum (Autumn Stonecrop) Summer Glory, Sedum spurium ‘Summer Glory’, makes an excellent green groundcover, particularly for hot, dry sites with poor soil. This sedum likes sunny to partially shaded areas of the garden.This variety of sedum forms a low carpet of small, rounded green toothed leaves that develop reddish edges during the cool fall months and it spreads easily to form a thick patch.Clusters of bright carmine pink star flowers appear in midsummer to early fall. A fast grower, it is also a good choice for tubs and mixed containers.Trim stems and dead flower heads back in early spring. Summer Glory forms a habit that is somewhat like Fulda Glow and establishes quickly.This sedum is easy to maintain and will thrive in poor soil, but should be well drained. Divide every 3 to 5 years to maintain plant vigor.* Drought tolerant* Evergreen in mild climates* Low-maintenance plant that always look good!* Attracts butterflies and is deer resistant.
This Native Evergreen Loves the Cold!The Balsam Fir, ‘Abies balsamea’, exhibits a relatively dense, dark-green, pyramidal crown. It is a small to medium sized evergreen tree, develops a wide base, and has a narrow top that ends in a slender spire-like top. The scientific name “balsamea” is an ancient word for the balsam tree, so named because of the many resinous blisters found in the bark. Balsam fir and Fraser fir have many similar characteristics.The Balsam Fir has needles that are 1 1/2 inches long, are flat, rounded at the tip, and normally have a strong curve. These needles are dark green above and whitened below. This fir does not produce seeds until it is 20 years old, or 15 feet tall.The species thrives in cooler climates and demands abundant soil moisture and a humid atmosphere. Balsam Fir is one of the more important conifers in the northern United States, and it makes up a large percentage of the popular Christmas tree!The Balsam Fir is a great specimen tree, and many wildlife rely extensively on this tree for food and shelter!* Food for wildlife * Specimen * Christmas tree.
Rose Pink RebloomerHydrangea Let’s Dance Moonlight, Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Robert’, is a new series that represents the next generation of reblooming hydrangea!These floriferous varieties bloom on both new wood and old, which creates an incredible display of color. Let’s Dance Moonlight Hydrangea is a strong rebloomer with large, rich rose-pink (or blue depending upon pH) mophead flowers that are held on sturdy stems.Moonlight Hydrangea has a wonderful compact habit, growing to only 2-3 feet tall. In autumn, the healthy foliage takes on rich bronze red tones for additional interest late in the season.Moonlight Hydrangea is very adaptable, but performs best in rich, well drained, moist soil. If you plant this hardy hydrangea in full sun, sufficient moisture is required.During hot, dry summers additional watering will be required to keep it flowering. Bloom color is a rich pink that age to bright green.Blue flowers are producedo on the Moonlight Hydrangea in acidic soils. The best time to prune is after it blooms.* Rose Pink Flower Heads* Rebloomer* Full Sun to Part Shade.
Sun and Heat Loving Ferny GroundcoverThe Yarrow Saucy Seduction, Achillea millefolium ‘Saucy Seduction’ PPAF, is part of the Seduction series. This line is known for sturdy compact growth, long bloom periods, and interesting flowers.’Saucy Seduction’ PPAF produces heads of rich rose-pink flowers, each with a tiny white eye and subtle white shading from June into August. Rich green fernyfoliage with silvery highlights forms dense upright columns. ‘Saucy Seduction’ PPAF proves to be an excellent garden performer. It will grow to 24″ and will bloom all summer if deadheaded. It will spread by underground rhizomes and by seeds, so can be used as a groundcover on slopes and dry, hot, and sunny areas.Yarrow can tolerate poor soil conditions, but does best in lean, dry to medium wet, well-drained soil. They are adaptable to almost any soil with adequate drainage.Use this plant in borders, as cut and dried flowers, and in containers. Remove faded flowers to encourage more growth and divide every 3-4 years. For an attraction to butterflies, deer and rabbit resistant, one can’t go wrong with this plant.* Rose Pink Flowers with White Eye* Blooms All Summer* Loves Sun, Heat, and Dry Soil .
Large Heart Shaped PlumsPlum – Japanese – Elephant Heart, P. salicina ‘Elephant Heart’, produces large, heart-shaped plums with sweet, juicy richly flavored firm blood red flesh. It’s juicy, blood-red flesh has a rich and distinctive flavor that is good for fresh eating, canning and freezing. Ripens when most plums are long gone, in September, so you can spread your plum harvest throughout the year. Prolific bearer. Plums can grow in many soil types but do best in fertile, well-drained soil. Periodic deep watering in summer months is advised, even though the trees are fairly drought tolerant. Heavy pruning is necessary at all ages. Plums are delightful eaten fresh, and can be stewed, used in jams and jellies, or made into compotes, puddings, pies, and cakes. Plums are a good source of Vitamin C. *Blood Red Flesh*Late Maturity*Prolific Production of Large Fruit.
Tropical Charm for Inside or Out Split Leaf Philodendron, Philodendron selloum, is one of many varieties of Philodendron plants with tropical allure and a hardy nature. Place one of these indoors where it will have space to climb and you can enjoy watching its progress. Split Leaf Philodendron has been a favorite of gardeners for years—as a garden plant, but also as a lovely, indoor houseplant. The heart-shaped leaves are huge (almost 3-feet long), with an appearance reminiscent of something you’d see in a rainforest. It’s like bringing a bit of the tropics into your home! Split Leaf’s delightful green leaves are deeply-lobed with a glossy finish that easily catches the light and presents a vibrant appearance wherever it’s planted. In optimal conditions, your Split Leaf Philodendron will reach 12 feet with a 15-foot spread. Split Leaf Philodendron is a vigorous grower and easy to care for. It prefers humidity, but will tolerate some dry conditions. There are no pest or disease concerns and Split Leaf is quite hardy. Split Leaf Philodendron’s positive features make it easy to see why it’s so often the choice of homeowners for both inside and out. Even if your climate isn’t appropriate for a Philodendron to live outside, why not bring one indoors this year. You’ll soon view it as one of the best houseplants you’ve ever owned! *Evergreen *Cold hardy *Great for containers*Grow Inside or Out.
HUGE Pink BloomsIf peonies are the queens of the June garden, then Sarah Bernhardt Peony (PAEONIA lactiflora Sarah Bernhardt) is the queen mother.First grown over 100 years ago, this beauty hasn’t been improved upon. She is consistently rated as one of the most popular of the Double Peonies. Not bad for a Centenarian! This gorgeous lady produces very large (9-inch wide) soft pink flowers, perfectly formed with a great peony scent.Sarah Bernhardt peonies can’t be beat in cutting gardens. Florists charge upwards of $20 a stem for these in their floral displays. You can have armloads of them right outside your door!Peonies will tolerate some drought, but prefer a moist, fertile, well-drained soil and full sun. They are also butterfly magnets, but the deer, squirrels and rabbits will stay away.Often peonies take a few years to get established when they’re planted from tubers or bare-root. With Nature Hills there is no waiting! We send large, 2-gallon sized plants ready to burst open in bloom for you – often as soon as the first season they’re planted. Order yours today and you can enjoy them sooner than if you’d ordered from someone else.* Double Soft Pink Blooms* Blooms for weeks* Fragrant* Large sizesPeony Care After FloweringPeony Care After Flowering.
Violet Flowers Irresistible to ButterfliesLong-blooming, fast-growing, drought tolerant, non-invasive, deer resistant…the list goes on and on! Miss Violet Butterfly Bush seems to have it all as a hardy perennial shrub, but then consider the addition of brilliant, fragrant blooms and you have a plant that is nothing short of amazing!Miss Violet, Buddleia x ‘Miss Violet’, is a butterfly bush variety with long, clustered spikes of violet blossoms that reach out above the dark green foliage in late summer and continue their show into fall. The irresistible fragrance and color acts like a beacon to pollinators, including the butterflies that will hasten to your yard in droves to partake of Miss Violet’s delicious nectar.Your Miss Violet Butterfly Bush is a deciduous, ornamental shrub that will grow up to 5 feet in height with an equal spread. It has an upright habit and semi-compact nature. Miss Violet would be perfect for a wildlife garden but is certainly a welcome addition to any spot where you can sit back and witness the floral show and pollinator-heaven it creates.Butterfly Bushes have always been beloved by gardeners, with worries about invasiveness seeming to be the only significant downside. The “miss series” removes this concern, providing you with options (such as Miss Violet), that can provide all the wonderful features you want in a butterfly bush, but in a non-invasive variety. Plant a Miss Violet Butterfly Bush today and begin to reap the rewards of this amazing selection.* Long-blooming & fragrant* Deer & rabbit resistant* Drought, heat and humidity tolerant* Works well as a cut flower.
Whimsical Dwarf EvergreenDwarf Alberta Spruce is a miniature Spruce tree. This would be a delightful choice as a novelty planting in your perennial bed or as a container plant for your patio. Dwarf Alberta Spruce is an excellent plant for adding structure, color and texture to your yard or garden. Your Dwarf Alberta Spruce is often a whimsical presence in the garden. It’s conical-shaped nature, bright green foliage and tolerance of being trimmed into a variety of shapes has made this a popular choice among gardeners. Dwarf Alberta Spruce is also often grown for Christmas trees or holiday decorating. It’s simply a versatile, care free little evergreen that would feel easily at home in many settings.Dwarf Alberta Spruce will grow to 5 feet in height with a 3 foot spread. It rarely needs pruning, maintaining its perfect cone shape without any extra effort required. It can tolerate high winds, cold, heat and drought, so it’s not only an adorable little Spruce, but also hardy. It’s a wonderful choice if you enjoy topiary, and is easily trimmed into a variety of shapes. Deer tend to leave it alone, but your birds will love it. This petite evergreen is an endearing choice for your home for so many reasons. Let it grow naturally, or mold into whatever best suits your needs. Why not plant a few today and begin enjoying its unique characteristics!* Dwarf evergreen * Care free * Hardy.
Gold Grass Loves WaterBowles Golden Sedge Grass, Carex elata ‘Bowles Golden’, has dazzling bright gold foliage with narrow green margins that make Carex ‘Bowles Golden’ really stand out in the garden.The attractive arching habit and its bright foliage color make a great companion plant for Heucheras.This variety thrives in consistently moist soils, and it can also be grown in shallow water at the edge of a garden pond. The more sun, the more color you get in the foliage!It is an excellent choice as a highlight plant for a shade or water garden. Since Carex Bowles Golden is a moisture loving grass, and will grow in shallow water, it looks great around a pond with blue hostas.In northern climates, it should be kept from winter winds and provided with some protection such as snow or straw. If plants look tattered in early spring, cut them back to the ground. The new foliage will quickly fill back in.Add color to your landscape!* Golden Leaves* Loves Water* Sun Brings More Color.
Fast Growing Privacy & Windbreak TreeThe Theves Poplar is a fast growing deciduous tree. Plant a few to accent the entrance of your home or perhaps post some as sentries along your driveway.They also make a wonderful privacy hedge.Your Theves Poplar can grow more than six feet in the first year! It can reach 75 feet at maturity with a 10 foot spread. It grows in a dramatic manner, with a narrow upright thrust like a spire reaching into the sky.A charming feature of your Theves Poplar is that the oval dark green leaves have a silvery underside. This creates a flashing effect in the breeze that will draw your eye from wherever you’re standing in your yard.The bark of your Theves Poplar also has an ornamental quality with its whitish hue that is especially attractive in the winter when the leaves have gone. The autumn color of your Poplar is a muted yellow that although not as spectacular as other fall colors, tends to stand out because of the tall columnar effect of the tree.Your Theves Poplar is a hybrid of the Lombardy Poplar. It’s hardier and has superior longevity to the Lombardy, living up to 80 years in some instances. It resists many more diseases and insects too, and is tolerant of many conditions.If you have allergy sufferers in your home, they’ll especially appreciate its pollen-free nature.For a Poplar with a variety of unique features above and beyond the usual Poplar trees, the Theves is an outstanding choice.* Fast-Growing * Long-lived * Ornamental features * Hardy.