Long-Blooming, Easy to GrowHappy Face Pink Paradise Potentilla, Potentilla fruticosa ‘Kupinpa’, is a deciduous shrub with ornamental features. These would look terrific as a mass planting in your back yard or as a decorative border along your garden shed.Potentilla has always been a popular plant among gardeners. Your Happy Face Pink Paradise provides all the familiar features of a hardy Potentilla but adds the additional appeal of lively, pink flowers that hold their color far longer than the other pinks. The delicate, ¾-inch blossoms are semi-double and will blanket the green foliage from June through August.Happy Face Pink Paradise Potentilla will grow 24-36 inches in height with an equal spread. It has a mounded habit and compact nature (but a late winter pruning will help it maintain its shape). Happy Face is a hardy shrub once established, tolerating both drought and salt. It’s a friend to wildlife (with its dense nature and bright flowers), but deer tend to pass it by.In choosing a Potentialla variety, it’s hard to go wrong with Happy Face Pink Paradise. A hardy and easy-to-care-for shrub, this long-blooming variety will see you through the summer/fall months with lovely vibrant color.*Long blooming*Hardy*Drought tolerant*Works well in containers*Deer resistant.
The Oriental Lily Casablanca, ‘Lilium’, a spring planted bulb, produces white flowers. Oriental Lilies are long lived and they will increase in number year after year. They are ideal for summer bouquets because of their heavenly fragrance. Oriental lilies display huge flowers that are richly colored and are borne on long stems. Use them in flower borders or in your own cutting garden..
Effortless Plum Tree with Versatile FruitItalian Plum Tree is a fruit-bearing tree that provides a harvest of versatile fruit of superior quality. Plant one in a spot with good drainage and full sun (although it will tolerate some shade). An Italian Plum would be adorable near your front door where you can enjoy it every time you walk by.Your Italian Plum Tree features a spring bloom of lovely pink and white blossoms, but it of course most beloved for its August harvest of delectable, freestone plums. In fact, Italian Plums are among the most popular you can buy and often dried as prunes. They’re incredibly versatile, being used in canning, cooking…and of course sumptuous right off the tree. The flavor is a rich blend of sweetness with a lemon-tart edge that sets it apart from the common taste of other plums. Not only delicious and versatile, but also beautiful, Italian Plums are medium/large with a dramatic, purple/black skin and green-hued, yellow flesh. When cooked, the juice transforms to a deep red that is a breathtaking addition to culinary dishes. Italian Plum Tree will grow up to 20 feet in height with a dense canopy. It’s adaptable to a variety of soil conditions. Italian Plum doesn’t need a pollinator to produce its delicious harvest, but will do better if a pollinator is close at hand. It’s considered an easy tree to get established, and can be expected to bear fruit within only two years. For a plum with exceptional flavor and a multitude of uses, Italian Plum is the choice for you. With very little effort, you can expect a heavy harvest of some of the most delicious plums you’ve ever tasted. Try one today!* Superior flavored fruit* Freestone fruit* Self fruitful* Adaptive to a variety of soils.
The Himalayan Cedar Cream Puff, Cedrus deodora ‘Cream Puff’, is a great variegated dwarf cone shaped plant with cream colored tips. This tree is very attractive as an accent plant and can be sheared to keep it in small places if necessary. It is a bushy form of the Golden Indian Cedar. Cream Puff must have full sun for its best color, and ample room to attain its fullest and most beautiful growth. Deodar cedar is extremely adaptable, growing well on a wide range of soil pH and types. It will not tolerate soggy soils; prefers acid, mulched soils. Keep moist until established and protect from cold winds, especially when young. Moderate fertilization at the beginning of growth will give this tree a healthy start.Deodar is a name in India for certain trees associated with temples. It can usually be distinguished from other Cedars because it is softer in appearance, more graceful, has longer needles (1 1/2″) and a more pendulous, whip-like leader.This Cedar Cream Puff is an easy to grow, attractive evergreen with graceful pendulous branches. It will be a standout in any landscape. Being quite rare and a great selection, it is very difficult to find!* Dwarf* Extremely adaptable* Cream colored tips.
It’s all about the leaves!It wasn’t that long ago that every garden in America wanted a dogwood. These native shrubs were easy to care for and had those classic flowers that everyone “in the know” had to have. (When the daughter of the famous department store magnate had her home on the cover of that famous magazine, it was dogwood branches in the vase on the grand piano, in case you were wondering. After that no socialite worth her silver spoon would be caught dead without several dogwoods available in the garden for floral design.) So, yes, the flowers are beautiful. Even the twigs are beautiful. But the leaves…well…they were just foliage. Until now. Let us introduce you to the newest star in the world of dogwood shrubs – Pucker Up! Dogwood (Cornus stolonifera ‘Neil Z’).This gorgeous plant has leaves that are so elegant and textured that they look almost like they were hand-stitched by master quilt-makers. The flowers are pretty, but the leaves will stop you in your tracks! This new take on an American native is so easy to care for. It handles just about any soil – even wet ones – and thrives in partial shade. It rarely needs pruning to maintain its sexy shape and it also looks good in the winter when its bare branches blush red. Use it in mass plantings along the foundation of your porch, in a naturalistic garden bordering the property line or as a stand-out specimen in a pot by the patio. Plant multiples so that you can cut the branches and bring them inside for very “of-the-moment” decorating. If you have even briefly thought of having a dogwood in your yard, then this is the time to buy and Pucker Up! Dogwood is the shrub. Be the first person you know to have one! Order yours now!* Very hardy native* Heavily textured foliage* Tolerant of a wide range of conditions* Spring flowers* Salt tolerant.
An American Native with Spring AND Fall Color Oftentimes shrubs that give you great flowers in the spring don’t give you a great show in the fall, and shrubs that have great fall color are not showy in the spring and summer. ‘Merlot’ Virginia Sweetspire, Itea virginica ‘Merlot’, is happy to do both! In the spring and early summer ‘Merlot’ Virginia Sweetspire blooms with long, arching wands of white flowers. Not only are the flowers pretty, but they smell good too! They give off a sweet, woodsy scent. Once the flowers leave in the heat of summer, the deep green leaves stay bushy on the plant, making it a great foundation planting. Then, in the fall, the leaves turn from green to wine colored (‘merlot’ – get it?) and provide a great compliment to other fall colors. You can also feel good that you are planting the Ithea virginica ‘Merlot’ because it’s a native species. Because it’s native it adapts well to many soil types, including heavy clay. It will grow and thrive in full sun to almost full shade, but remember that the more sun it gets, the deeper the fall color will be.’Merlot’ Virginia Sweetspire looks great in masses, so it make an excellent foundation planting or shrub border. They are native understory plants in the woods, so mass some around your trees for a woodland effect. It spreads by suckering which makes it a boss at erosion control, too. Virginia Sweetspire ‘Merlot’ will make an impact in spring, summer and fall and add an ever-changing palette to your home!* 3 seasons of interest * Shade or sun * Hardy and adaptable native.
Fast-Growing Evergreen TreeThe Norway Spruce,Picea abies, is a fast-growing evergreen conifer. It would look outstanding in a large front yard, or perhaps serve as a natural windbreak and privacy hedge along a property line.Few trees can match the large size and stately grandeur of a Norway Spruce tree. Your Norway Spruce tree will be an impressive sight as its 60-150 feet of pyramidal growth grace your yard. Its dynamic, dark green ¾-inch needles grow rich and dense on the pendulous branchlets, not only elegant to see but also soft to the touch.There are no insect or disease problems with the Norway Spruce trees, and it’s generally carefree. It tolerates a variety of soils and conditions, including pollution. Some people believe it has curative powers, and use parts of it to make medicinal teas. It is also a valuable timber tree, used for furniture and musical instruments as well as in construction. Norway Spruce trees are popular during the holidays too, being used both as a Christmas tree and in various decorations. It is highly valued by the wildlife that use it for shelter, and its bark, leaves and seed are eaten by various animals.The Norway Spruce tree is the perfect choice for a landscape tree that will grow fast and provide a large, evergreen presence in your yard. Wildlife will flock to it, and you can even harvest it for its holiday, medicinal or timber appeal. A versatile, elegant and hardy tree, your Norway Spruce will provide you with beauty and interest for many years.* Fast-Growing* Hardy* Wildlife Interest .
Dwarf Hydrangea with Four-Season InterestPee Wee is a variety of Hydrangea with a small stature and exceptional decorative appeal. These would make a beautiful shrub border along your home, or use a few as foundation plantings.Your Pee Wee is a cultivar of Oakleaf Hydrangea that is most valued for its smaller size. Every part of it is smaller, from its leaves and flowers to its overall dimensions. Its compact habit provides you with the opportunity to fit a few more into your landscape where other Hydrangeas might be oppressive. The deeply-lobed, 5-inch, dark green leaves turn a dramatic bronze/red in the fall. You’ll love how their resemblance to oak tree leaves adds even more decorative appeal. Panicles of white flowers appear in early summer. The majestic blooms have the delightful habit of gently transitioning from their pristine white, to pink in later summer and then eventually to brown. The tawny panicles persist into winter, creating a lovely compliment to the cinnamon hues of the exfoliated bark. Pee Wee is a deciduous shrub that has an upright habit and rounded form with no serious disease or pest problems. It’s generally carefree. Interesting and colorful in every season, Pee Wee is a superb choice for your yard this year.* Summer flowers* Attractive foliage* Fall color* Winter interest.
Ornamental Tree or Shrub with Fragrant Spring FlowersRoyal Star Magnolia is an ornamental, deciduous tree with magnificent spring flowers. One would look outstanding as a specimen tree in your yard, or plant several as a hedge to wow your neighbors every spring.Your Royal Star Magnolia is a popular tree for its attractive form and vibrant, oblong leaves, but mostly prized for its spring display. Named for its star-shaped flowers, your Royal Star Magnolia will burst forth every spring with 4-inch double flowers that are sure to be the envy of your neighborhood. Fragrant and pristine white, these masterpieces of nature with their delicate yellow centers will virtually cover your Royal Star in an almost overwhelming display of color.The Royal Star Magnolia can be considered a tree or shrub, and is amenable to any pruning you choose to provide. This particular cultivar has larger flowers than other Magnolias so it is particularly prized. Frost damage to the flowers is often a concern with Magnolias, but the slightly later bloom of this cultivar makes this a better choice for those with late frost concerns as well. It is clear to see why the Royal Star Magnolia is such a popular Magnolia cultivar. Larger and later blooms, in addition to all the other stellar qualities of a Magnolia, make this a must-have for any landscape.*Outstanding spring flowers*Lovely foliage*Pest and Disease Resistant *Fragrant.
Natchez Mock Orange, Philadelphus ‘Natchez’, is a showy fountain shaped shrub that blooms abundantly in spring with sensational 2″ single, fragrant white flowers among the beautiful green foliage. It forms a broad, well branched shrub at maturity and is extremely hardy. The branches are covered with fresh green foliage for a nice effect even when not in flower. Natchez can be used for screens and needs full sun. It is fast-growing to 6 to 8 feet high, with a 5 to 6 foot width. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Mock Orange has many uses in the landscape and its especially enjoyable when grown near a walkway, patio or driveway where one can enjoy its beauty and fragrance..
Delicious, Early Producing, Extra Generous Tomato VarietySungold Cherry Tomato, Solanum lycopersicum ‘Sungold’, is a golden cherry tomato that is very productive offering its fruits very early in the season. ‘Sungold’ fruits are light orange colored, thin-skinned and very sweet. Not quite gold and not quite red but when orange, the flavour is outstanding! Rich and fruity tomatoes in long trusses on vigorous indeterminate vines keep on producing all summer. A must for garden snacks with a taste that can’t be beat. Tomatoes should be planted outside after the last average frost date. In warm winter/hot summer areas, tomatoes can be planted in early fall for winter harvest. Tomatoes prefer well drained soil that is high in organic matter. Tomatoes need at least 1 inch of water a week. Soak to depth of 6 to 10 inches when watering. They need at least 6 hours of direct sunlight a day. .
Magnificent Purple BloomsPurple Emperor Butterfly Bush is a newer cultivar of Butterfly Bush that won’t crowd out its neighbors in your garden. It’s most valued for its superior ornamental features that are particularly attractive to butterflies. The planting possibilities for this beautiful bush are endless. Hedges, rock gardens and borders are all excellent uses for your Purple Emperor. It will even do well as a container plant on your patio.Your Purple Emperor’s outstanding feature is of course its long-running, summer bloom. Ten-inch long clusters of delightful, mauve flowers blossom from June right up until the first frost. Elliptic, serrated green leaves (with a slight gloss), add an elegant accent to the willowy branches and bright blooms. The overall effect is stunning in any setting. Both the fragrance and appearance of your Purple Emperor is sure to draw both you and your yard’s pollinators with its exquisite attributes.Purple Emperor Butterfly Bush is a deciduous shrub that will grow to about 5 feet in height with an equal spread. If you’ve always thought you don’t have room for a Butterfly Bush, then Purple Emperor may be your answer. It is one of the newer Proven Winners selections, and much smaller than the typical Butterfly Bushes you’ll see. In fact, it’s about one-third the size of most Butterfly Bush varieties. Purple Emperor is rather hardy, with no significant disease or insect issues, so an easy plant to care for as well.Plant a Purple Emperor Butterfly Bush today and get ready for a low-maintenance plant with a multitude of ornamental and wildlife appeal.* Long-lasting, impressive blooms * Smaller size * Proven Winner selection * Deer Resistant* Fragrant Flower* Heat Tolerant* Drought Tolerant*Attracts Butterflies & Hummingbirds .
White-barked stunner! There are shade trees and then there are SHADE TREES. Unfortunately, not all of us have room for a SHADE TREE, but we still want the visual impact in our landscape. Enter Dakota Pinnacle Birch. We can’t talk this lovely tree up enough to you. First, it isn’t a huge tree, so it happily fits wherever you need it to. It only grows 30’ tall and less than 15’ wide. It looks great in smaller gardens where it will command attention, but it also stands out in larger gardens where the form and color take center stage. Dakota Pinnacle has an extremely graceful shape, tapering up gently from a full bottom to a perfectly pointed top. Second, the fall color is amazing. Yes, this is a beautiful tree all year, but fall is when it really shines. This is often the first tree to leaf out in the spring and the last to change colors in the fall. It often changes just as other trees are losing their colorful leaves to winter winds and its golden yellow leaves really stand out against the bare brown all around.Third – speaking of bare brown – after only a few years the bark on Dakota Pinnacle Birch turns an amazing creamy birch white that makes a stunning show even when the tree has no leaves in the winter.This tree is definitely worth your investment. If you are looking for a beautiful tree that will enhance any landscape, Dakota Pinnacle Birch is the way to go.* Small enough for any garden* Super colorful foliage for three seasons* Gorgeous white bark* Fine in harsh conditions* Nice shape.
Gorgeous tree small enough for your favorite container!Sometimes ‘new’ trends are actually ‘old’ trends in fresh clothes. Sometimes they are really old trends – like 1,000 year old trends. Take the latest fascination with smaller plants suited for smaller, urban gardens. You’ll see this trend popping up in every magazine, paper and lifestyle show right now. It makes sense. People are downsizing, moving back to cities, cultivating smaller gardens. Smaller plants are needed to fill this niche. Some plants are ‘engineered’. Some are discovered. Some are rediscovered. Take the Dwarf Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum) for instance.This is not a new plant…not by any stretch of the imagination. The first mention of them in Japanese literature is from the 7th century. (That’s seventh, as in a long, long time ago.) They were first brought into cultivation in Europe in 1820. (Also a long, long time ago.) So to say that these plants are becoming trendy now is almost laughable. But they are enjoying a fresh resurgence and a whole new group of admirers.And what’s not to admire? Delicate leaves, beautiful shapes, stunning colors. They provide an instantly refined look in your garden bed or patio container.Do you need a tree as a focal point? A tree that will accent your entry or will bring attention to a special feature of your house? Dwarf Japanese Maples will do the job like no other tree can. They typically only grow to 8 feet tall and just as wide, and that takes many years. They will happily live in a container for their entire lives. These lovely trees are prized by landscape designers, and are adaptable ornamental trees.Dwarf Japanese Maples are an easy and satisfying way to hop on the latest trend of smaller plants…even if it has been a couple thousand years in the making! Buy yours from us today! * Adaptable* Drought Tolerant* Three Seasons of Color * Container perfect* Sun or shade.
The Beach Plum, Prunus maritima, is a round, dense shrub found normally on the East Coast along the shore.The fruits of the Beach plum are much smaller than some of the domestic plums. The edible fruit is round and ½ to ¾ inches in diameter. This delicious fruit is dull purple in color and ripens in August and may be used for jams and jellies.There is a profusion of beautiful flowers that are white, single or double and bloom in early May. They develop in axillary clusters of two or three. After pollination occurs by bees or wind, the flowers become pinkish in color!It is well adapted to drought sites with moderately fertile, slightly acidic, loamy and sandy soils. Once this shrub is established, it requires little or no maintenance. In the winter remove any dead or damaged branches which keeps the bush open for good air circulation.Beach plum does not perform well on heavy clay soils, but will tolerate moderately well drained conditions. Although it can put up with poor conditions, the Beach Plum will grow best, and give you the best show of flowers and fruit, if you give it a moderately good soil and keep the soil moist; pick a sunny spot with good drainage.Plant Beach plum where you can always enjoy its spectacular show of blooms in the spring!* Edible fruit* Dense shrub* Low maintenance.