Big Harvest From Dwarf BlueberryThe Jelly Bean Blueberry, Vaccinium ‘Jelly Bean’, is a very dwarf blueberry bush with ornamental features. It makes a great container plant for a patio or conversation starter at the edge of a garden. It’s simply a beautiful bush in any garden setting.Pink-hued, white flowers bloom in spring and give way to mid-summer fruit that is both beautifully blue and delicately delicious. You can use the berries in such culinary delights as jams, jellies and pies but it’s more likely you’ll eat them right off the bush.This diminutive blueberry bush is an excellent choice if you’d like a fruit-bearing bush but have little space. It reaches only 1-2 feet tall with an equal spread and forms a compact, rounded form.The Jelly Bean is cold tolerant and hardy as well so you won’t have the weather worries you have with some other fruit-bearing bushes. Songbirds love it, as do the butterflies and bees in the spring so it’s even an added boon for your wildlife.Your Jelly Bean is a blueberry bush that can be grown almost anywhere. It produces a particularly sweet berry in large quantities for its small size, and will happily provide loveliness and a delicious harvest for many years to come.*Dwarf size*Cold Hardy*Edible Berries.
Late Peach that Stores WellO’Henry Peach, Prunus persica ‘O’ Henry, is a fruit tree that produces delicious fruit. Plant one in a sunny location in view of a window or patio. There are few things as delightful as watching one’s own fruit tree as it progresses toward its sumptuous harvest each summer!Your O’Henry Peach Tree is of course best known for the fruit it provides. Large, firm and slightly fuzzy, it will be a satisfying handful on harvest day in August. Even the outer appearance of this peach is outstanding, a lovely contrast to the green foliage as the red globes dangle amid the branches. You won’t have any complaints about the flavor either. The yellow-fleshed, semi-freestone fruit is streaked with red hues and as sweet and juicy as you could hope for. It’s superb eaten right off the tree, still warm from the sun’s rays, but also keeps well on the kitchen counter. It can even be easily frozen for future use.O’Henry Peach Tree is a strong, vigorous tree. It will grow to about fifteen feet tall with a fourteen foot spread. It’s a heavy-bearing tree, and self-fruitful as well. The fruit is a favorite for shipping, and often chosen for its durability. O’Henry is a Peach Leaf Curl resistant variety, and generally disease resistant.Overall, O’Henry Peach is an excellent choice for a peach that’s reliable and of high quality. With its self-fruitful feature, you can plant just one…but we’re sure that once you’ve tried one, you’ll be back for more!* Excellent fruit for storage and flavor * Late maturity * Stores well * Disease resistant.
Blue Asters All Fall!Aster Blue Autumn, Aster ‘Blue Autumn’ PPAF, is covered with hundreds of daisy-like deep blue flowers with bright yellow centers that put on a spectacular show late summer through fall.The healthy dark green foliage of ‘Blue Autumn’ PPAF has a 18″ compact mounding habit and is very resistant to mildew.You can always count on your Asters to put on a delightful, refreshing show every autumn and attracts butterflies!Aster ‘Blue Autumn’ is a rather new hybrid touting resistance to mildew. Great for summer color in beds, borders or containers, it produces excellent cut flowers.To increase bloom time, deadhead after the first initial flowering. Asters will do best in a full sun area with morning shade and well-drained soil. It should not stay wet while in dormancy.Divide this aster every other year for best results.*Blizzard of Blue Flowers in the Fall*Attracts Butterflies*Compact Plant.
Evergreen Shrub with Variegated FoliageWedding Ring Boxwood is an evergreen shrub with ornamental foliage. One would look lovely in a container on your patio to compliment some floral blooms, or plant several for a decorative border along a walkway or garden.If you’re seeking an evergreen to provide a backdrop for other plantings, Wedding Ring Boxwood is a wonderful choice. More than just the average evergreen, Wedding Ring Boxwood is ornamental even by itself, but particularly lovely when partnered with other plantings. Its glossy green foliage features a lime-green margin that transforms with maturity to a golden hue. As winter approaches, the vibrant green of your Wedding Ring Boxwood will hold its color, providing a lovely splash of life to the seemingly lifeless surroundings. The Wedding Ring Boxwood’s stunning evergreen color, 1′-3′ size and hardy nature makes this a great choice for almost any landscape. It prefers moist, well-drained soil and requires little care. It prefers full to part sun and may be pruned to shape as desired in summer. Wedding Ring Boxwood is even deer resistant. For an evergreen shrub that’s hardy and has decorative appeal, Wedding Ring Boxwood is an excellent choice for your yard today. * Compact size* Variegated foliage.
An “Easy” Rose that Out-Performs Many Fussy OnesOso Happy ‘Candy Oh!’ rose is a mouthful of a name, but oh, what a rose! One of the easiest roses you can grow, ‘Candy Oh!’ will fill your garden with carefree flowers all season long.This sweet landscape rose reblooms all summer into fall. It is covered in large sprays of candy-apple red flowers. They are singles and look like wild roses.This landscape rose has a dense, mounded habit and it is very low maintenance. Are you used to deadheading and carefully pruning your prize roses? You don’t even need to touch ‘Candy Oh!’. It reblooms without deadheading or pruning every year!Cold hardy and disease resistant, this is a perfect choice for adding color to perennial borders or foundation plantings. Try ‘Candy Oh!’ in a mass planting and stop traffic!What could be better than a rose bush that’s continuously awash in color without the need for any special care? Happy ‘Candy Oh!’ is a rose you can plant and forget—but you’re sure to notice it every day as it fills your yard with colorful blooms.* Outstanding, long-blooming roses* Hardy* Disease resistant.
White Line FeverThe Hosta Seducer, Hosta ‘Seducer’, is a very large sized hosta with broad dark green leaves. ‘Seducer’ has dark green leaves that are trimmed in slightly ruffled, yellow margins. There is a trace of a white line that develops between the two colors as the season progresses; summer heat is needed for the white line to develop.Late summer through fall, the clump is topped by near white flowers that rise on tall scapes. Because ‘Seducer’ has large leaves its coloration is very distinct.Hostas grow best in moist, well-drained, highly organic soils with a pH between 5.5 and 7.5. Sandy loam is better than clay because it provides more aeration for the roots. It is best to keep areas around hostas clear of excess leaf debris to reduce the presence of slugs and snails. Plant this low care plant in an area that receives the right amount of light. The leaves need some morning sun to bring out the best coloration. Too much sun will burn the leaves. ‘Seducer’ is most at home in shady, woodland settings and often works well as specimen or edging plant.‘Seducer’ has an amazing assortment of colors in each leaf that intensifies in bright light; fairly sun tolerant but should be given dappled shade.* Large Dark Green Leaves with Yellow Ruffles* White Line Develops with Heat* White Flowers .
The Daisy Soprano Light Purple ‘Osteospermum hybrid’, exhibits slightly cupped Daisies that have terrific heat tolerance and an extra-compact habit. The beautiful clear colors and versatility make this Proven Winner series exceptional. They have large light purple flowers with a compact growth habit. These beauties make a unique addition to any combination. They’re heat-tolerant, so they won’t shy away from hot summer conditions and full sun. Daisy’s require a sunny spot with fertile, well-drained soil and should be kept well watered in the summer. Daisy’s may be used as a cut flower and they are excellent in window boxes, pots, and rock gardens. The daisy is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds, plus they are resistant to deer. These daisys are winter hardy to USDA Zones 10-11 and they are grown as an annual in other cooler climatic zones. Deadhead spent flowers to encourage additional bloom. The deeply cut, dark green leaves are aromatic when bruised.For zones 9-11, this plant can also be a perennial..
Hydrangea – Teller’s Blue, Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Teller’s Blue’, produces 6″ to 8″ lacecap flowers that are of the deepest blue in acidic soils, and pinkish in more alkaline ones. Sturdy stems make it a good choice for drying. It will grow to 4′ to 6′ tall and wide, and appreciates a good garden soil with partial shade. However, it will tolerate full sun in cool summer areas. Its rich foliage and stunning flowers make it a wonderful landscape focal point. Hydrangeas are beautiful, easy to grow, and attractive in your landscape with their large clusters of beautiful repeating flowers. They are great in mass plantings or as hedges..
A great new look for Scotch Broom! You’ve probably seen Scotch Broom growing in someone’s garden or wild along the roadside. It heralds spring with sweet-pea shaped bright sunny yellow flowers in eye-popping profusion.Now comes along Sister Redhead Scotch Broom. She doesn’t herald spring with bright yellow flowers, but with bold orange-red flowers with a lick of yellow at their tips. She can’t be missed!Scotch Broom is semi-evergreen (it is evergreen in warm climates, deciduous in cold ones) and can grow from 4 to 8 feet tall. It is called ‘broom’ because of its slender broom-like foliage that adds an airy quality to landscapes. The seed pods mature to a dark brown/black at the end of the season. They are one of the most unique seed pods you’ll find in your garden. They explode open when ripe and dramatically shoot their seeds several feet away from the plant.They are famously deer resistant, so if you struggle with your garden being eaten by Bambi, this is the plant for you.Scotch Broom is also highly adaptable to many garden soils, so it will work in some of your hard-to-grow areas.Sister Redhead is one sister that puts on quite a show in spring. Make sure the show is in your garden this year!* Compact* Beautiful red-orange flowers* Unique seed pods add late season interest* Deer resistant* Drought Tolerant* Nice foliage.
Lenten Rose Royal Heritage Strain, Helleborus x hybridus ‘Royal Heritage Strain’, includes a wide range of sumptuous colors. Purple, near-black, white, pale green, yellow, pink, rose, and red flower colors are possible, some are spotted or brushed with a contrasting color on the 2″ wide blooms. Royal Heritage™ Strain brings the varied and lovely world of Helleborus right into your garden. It supplies a wider range of colors and a better adaptability than older varieties. Helleborus Royal Heritage™ Strain was the 2005 Perennial Plant of the year award winner. It often flowers during the Christian season of Lent, from which it gets its common name, Lenten Rose. Helleborus is a hardy, easy to grow perennial that thrives in a partially sunny to full shade location and are great companions to hosta. They are tolerant of heat and humidity. Helleborus are enjoyable to grow because they are low-maintenance and disease/pest-free. As with many ornamental perennials, adequate soil preparation is the key to long term health and vigor. Helleborus are deep rooted, stout plants, and are well-known for their thick, shiny green foliage. Trim back last year’s foliage in the spring..
Floating FragranceThis prolific, award-winning water lily is a customer favorite because of its very long blooming season.The unique salmon-colored flowers stand 3 inches to 4 inches above the water’s surface and bloom late into the season with a pleasant fragrance. The flowers rise high above the dark green foliage, which makes them particularly striking from a distance!A truly astonishing water lily, “Colorado’ was hybridized by Dr. Kirk Strawn in 1994, and it is very free flowering. The flowers are 5-6 inches wide, the leaves are 5-7 inches wide, and the overall plant spread is 3-5 feet wide.This water lily grows best in full to partial sun. We recommend growing ‘Colorado’ in a 7.5 quart or larger container (available from naturehills.com). Also available from naturehills.com is Aquatic Planting Media and Lilytabs Water Lily Fertilizer.This may be the hardiest water lily you will ever grow! With 5 hours of direct sun, it will consistently out-perform other hardy lilies. The flowers are magnificent, large, and relatively long-lasting.Cannot be shipped to: CA, MT, OR, WA or WY.* Fragrant Large 6″ Salmon Colored Blooms* Long Blooming Season* Blooms Stand Above the Water.
Months of Deep Red BloomsThe Shrub Rose Home Run®, Rosa ‘Wekcisbako’, is flame-red and nearly always in color! This rounded; bushy, fast-to-flower shrub rose hits a “Grand Slam” in the landscape.’Home Run’ is an offspring of the famous ‘Knock Out’ Rose, like its father, ‘Home Run’ Rose has a phenomenal fortitude against the dreaded black spot, and it is also completely resistant to powdery mildew.Home run has a much higher level of tolerance to downy as well and produces a richer red flower than its daddy.It is nearly always in bloom and one of the most disease free shrub roses available.Home Run needs little care. It can be trimmed to shape in the spring. This rose does not need deadheading or winter protection!This lightly fragrant compact rose can be fit into almost any garden! The dark green foliage provides a great contrast background to the vibrant flowers!This plant will look terrific in your landscape!Very Disease Resistant..
The Black Cottonwood, ‘Populus trichocarpa’, is the largest of the American poplars, growing 2′-3′ (or more) in diameter and well over 100′ tall with a broad open crown!It is also known also as Balsam cottonwood, Western balsam poplar, and California poplar. A super fast growing tree, it produces winter buds that are long-pointed and are covered by a resinous substance, hence the name ‘balsamifera’. The flowers appear as pendant catkins.The Black Cottonwood prefers moist, well drained sites with sun to partial shade. This tree will become more drought tolerant when it is established.Many kinds of wildlife use the foliage, twigs, and buds for food, and the tree is planted for shade and in windbreaks and shelterbelts. Its fragrance is especially pronounced as the leaves unfold. In the spring the leaf buds (as they swell) and the young leaves provide a pleasing fragrance of balsam. These dark green leaves contrast beautifully with its white trunk.Black Cottonwood is a fantastic wildlife tree that provides nesting for birds, food for wildlife, and leaves for butterfly larvae!* Super fast growing* Drought tolerant* Food and shelter for wildlife .
Fast-Growing, Hardy Boxwood with Consistent ColorGreen Mountain Boxwood is an upright, evergreen shrub with an unusual pyramidal growth habit. One would look outstanding in your border or as a topiary specimen. Plant several for an elegant hedge along your driveway or property line. One would even make a handsome container plant for your patio.Your Green Mountain Boxwood is grown primarily for its handsome foliage. Its small, dark-green leaves hold reliable green color much better than most boxwoods through the winter months. It also maintains its shape with very little pruning, so you won’t have to spend your time on maintenance.Full sun will produce the best growth for your Green Mountain Boxwood, but it can tolerate partial shade as well. It even has good cold hardiness and is deer resistant. Your Green Mountain Boxwood is a very fast grower when young, so you won’t have to wait long to see results–which is certainly a big benefit over some other evergreen plants.* Evergreen * Pyramidal Growth * Consistent Green Winter Color.
Glossy Foliage and Great PollinatorJim Dandy Holly is a dwarf variety of the popular winterberry shrub. Pair this male cultivar with a female and you’ll have an outstanding decorative feature for a low hedge or border.Your Jim Dandy is beloved for its showy, deep green leaves. The foliage has a delightful gloss that will draw your eye amid other plantings. The leaves later transition to purple/yellow hues for an additional, late-season splash of color in autumn. Jim Dandy is a male Holly, so won’t produce the lovely berries that Hollies are usually prized for, however, it’s essential for creating those decorative berries in your female plants. it pairs particularly well with Red Sprite Holly and Berry Heavy Holly The tiny, white flowers are not very noticeable but they’ll persist for a long time and do their job in pollinating up to ten female hollies.With a plant height of 3 to 6-feet and a width of 4 to 5-feet, Jim Dandy Holly makes a great border or screen. Jim Dandy is tolerant of poorly drained soils and it is deer resistant. It will do well in part shade or sun, light or heavy soils and can even prosper in wet conditions. It’s even drought tolerant, so overall quite a hardy plant. In fact, Jim Dandy is not only considered more hardy than other varieties, but also relatively carefree. You can leave it to grow naturally, but it doesn’t mind a little pruning if you so desire. For eye-catching, glossy foliage and good pollination, Jim Dandy Holly is a great choice. Pair it with some female Hollies, and you’re sure to enjoy the results.* Attractive foliage * Unique fall color * Terrific male pollinator * Cold hardy * Easy to grow.