Ornamental Shrub is a Great Conversation Piece!A Pussy Willow is a deciduous shrub with ornamental appeal. One would look great just about anywhere in your yard. If you’ve ever held a cat’s paw and felt the cushy pads on her feet, you’ll understand how this ornamental shrub got its name.One-inch catkins form on the bare stems in late winter/early spring, turning into the light-grey, silky pads that the shrub is known for. They’re bewitching with their fuzzy appearance and soft grey hue. You won’t be able to resist touching the soft pads or cutting a few branches to bring indoors. They’re long-lasting, beautiful and unique. Pussy Willows usually grow as a 6-25 feet high, multi-stemmed shrub. Oblong, green foliage will fill out your shrub, giving it a pleasing appearance even after the fuzzy enchantment of the “cat’s paws” has passed. There are many birds and other animals for which the Pussy Willow is a valuable food source. They also provide excellent cover for many creatures. The Pussy Willow will be a valuable ornamental shrub and adorable conversation piece for your yard. They are a traditional harbinger of spring, and many people even purchase the stems from floral shops to brighten their homes. Plant more than one and share some of the adorable decorative branches with friends and neighbors. * Soft Fuzzy Buds in Spring* Green Foliage All Season* Fruit Attracts Birds and Wildlife.
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.
The Heuchera ‘Purple Petticoats’, Heuchera micrantha, is also called Alumroot and Crimson Bells. It is a robust, stocky Heuchera that’s easy and reliable. This plant is simply superb!It is a new Dan Heim’s introduction that is destined to become one of the best from the entire line of coral bells. The solid dark purple leaf has an intensely ruffled edge and is simply dramatic.As in most Coral Bells, the flowers are insignificant, but the strongly ruffled leaves are a rich chocolate with bright burgundy undersides, and you actually see the bright purple undersides of the leaves as they curl up!’Purple Petticoats’ flourish in compost-like, well-drained soils with morning sun; fertilize once in early spring as plants are flushing out.It is best to allow plants to dry out a bit between waterings since coral bells do not like soggy, clay soils.Try ‘Purple Petticoats’ in combos with purples, yellows, and reds. A mass of ‘Purple Petticoats’ by a blue hosta would be striking!* Robust* Reliable * Striking.
Give All Your Plantings a BOOSTRoot Booster will help grow roots faster, for bigger and healthier plants, trees and shrubs. Whether bareroot or potted all newly planted items will benefit from Root Booster. While plants take care of themselves above ground, mycorrhizal fungi will protect the roots below ground.Root Booster provides plants Mycorrhizae. This is a needed relationship between fungi and plants. Most plants on earth rely on mycorrhizal fungi for nutrients and moisture. Without it they can struggle to survive.It increases water and nutrient absorption. It decreases transplant shock, increases drought and salt tolerance, and increases disease and pest resistance. The fungi will also protect roots in contaminated soil.Finally, Root Booster will not only help plants become established quicker, it will improve the soil. Once this clean, powerful approach is in place you will find the soil will improve year after year rather than be depleted.Easy to use and packed by hand. Get yours before we sell out and give all of your plants a jump start with Root Booster. * Beneficial to all plants, trees and shrubs* Increase disease and pest resistance* Establish plants more quicklyUse 1 ounce per gallon size container or 1 ounce per foot of height. Place plant in dug hole. Mix product in upper few inches of planting hole, around the roots..
Coral Bells Pinot Gris, Heuchera ‘Pinot Gris’, looks especially good around the edge of borders, near variegated plants, woodland edges, rock gardens, perennial borders, or in mass to form an attractive ground cover.Excellent in partly shaded borders, under trees, and even mixed into ornamental containers on shady patios.Coral Bells is susceptible to rot, so good drainage is essential while roots establish themselves.Taller shoots of white colored flowers appear on this variety in late spring. Coral Bells are grown more for their foliage color but the small blooms that they contain will attract hummingbirds.Like most Coral Bells, it thrives in partial sunlight but once established it will also grow in shade.Pinot Gris can be used to create awesome autumn-themed arrangements.* Deer resistant* Rabbit resistant* Easy to grow.
The Oriental Lily Mona Lisa, ‘Lillium’, a spring planted bulb, produces soft pink 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..
Cucumis Marketmore 76 (USDA Organic) Cucumber, Cucumis sativus ‘Marketmore 76’, is a slicing cucumber that has 8-9″ long, slender, dark green fruits that maintain their uniform color, even under weather stress. Marketmore 76 begins bearing late, but picks for a relatively long time. It remains dark green even in hot weather, has a sweet mild flavor, tapers at both ends, blocky, white spines, and no stippling. Good for both home gardens or market in cool climate areas. Cucumbers originate from India where they have been cultivated for over three thousand years. The cucumber is a quick growing subtropical vine. In fact, many varieties of cucumbers are ready to harvest after only fifty days. They can be trellised if desired. A bit of afternoon shade is helpful in very hot summer-areas. Supply abundant moisture and continue to harvest fruit, even if misshapen, to keep vines productive..
Broad and PuckeredThe Hosta Lakeside Shore Master, Hosta ‘Lakeside Shore Master’, is a vigorous growing and eye catching member of the Lakeside series. ‘Lakeside Shore Master’ Hosta commands attention in the garden with its broadly ovate blue-green leaves that develop rich ivory to yellow centers. At maturity, the leaves display some puckering. In midsummer, it produces lavender flowers. An impressive and easy to maintain Hosta, ‘Lakeside Shore Master’ is a good grower, makes a very handsome mound, and brightens up a shady area!’Lakeside Shore Master’ is a low care perennial and is ideal for shady positions and is one of the most popular for landscapes. It is best to keep areas around hostas clear of excess leaf debris to reduce the presence of slugs and snails. It grows well 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. Plant ‘Lakeside Shore Master’ 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.If you need a plant that is easy to maintain and provides a bright spot in your shaded garden, ‘Lakeside Shore Master’ will certainly be the one!* Broad Puckered Green Leaves With Yellow Centers* Lavender Flowers* Morning Sun Intensifies ColorsKeep Your Hosta Collection Healthy.
Lovely Ornamental with Outstanding Fruit Rainier Cherry Tree is a fruit-producing tree with outstanding yellow-cherries. Plant one in a prominent spot in your yard for its decorative appeal and the delight of watching your harvest develop.Often called the “white cherry” (for its creamy white flesh), Rainier is prized for its exceptionally sweet fruit. It is often considered the best yellow cherry by gardeners–sometimes even called the best of ALL cherry varieties. Rainier is a large cherry with a lively, yellow skin and delightful scarlet blush. It’s early bearing so you’ll already be enjoying your delicious harvest in mid-June when other garden treats are just getting started. Rainier tends to be a heavy bearer, so you’ll have plenty of its sweet and healthy cherries to cook with, freeze or just eat right off the tree. Rainier Cherry tree will grow to 35 feet in height, but can easily be kept smaller with a little pruning. People love its spring blooms almost as much as the cherries. The pink-tinted, white blossoms appear in profusion mid-spring, emitting a delicate fragrance that will be as enjoyable to you as to your yard’s pollinators. In autumn Rainier puts on another show when its foliage transitions to spicy tones of bronze and yellow. You’d expect Rainier to be a difficult tree to grow, but just the opposite. Even with all its spectacular qualities, Rainier is surprisingly low maintenance and easy to grow. Try one yourself this year and you’ll see how truly amazing Rainier Cherry trees are. * Superior fruit & early harvest* Stunning spring flowers * Cold tolerant* Adaptable to a variety of soilsRecommended pollinators: Van, Lapins, Bing, Stella.
4-Season Interest in a Decorative, Hardy ShrubPieris Mountain Snow, Pieris japonica ‘Planow’, is an ornamental shrub with year-round interest. Use one as an elegant accent plant near your perennial bed, or group several together for a casual, naturalized affect in a lesser-used area of your yard. It’s drought resistant and also renowned for its shade tolerance, so you can even use it in areas where other plants might fail to thrive. Your Mountain Snow Pieris seems to have it all—beautiful foliage and delicate flowers all wrapped up in a versatile, hardy nature. You can plant one of these and just sit back and enjoy the show! Mountain Snow’s new foliage emerges with a vibrant bronze tint that gradually transitions to a rich, deep green as spring progresses into summer. Delicate flower buds appear in summer and hang on, adding some gentle elegance through the harsh, winter months. When spring arrives, the delightful buds unfurl in the growing warmth of the sun’s rays. Your bees and butterflies will flock to its showy clusters of cascading blossoms when the white, bell-like blooms open in spring.Mountain Snow Pieris will grow up to 5 feet in height with a 4-foot width. Its natural growth is quite lovely, but will accept pruning if you’d like to shape it a bit. It’s a low-maintenance shrub, and can even be fast-growing under the right conditions. Mountain Snow Pieris is heat-tolerant than other varieties, so this is a step-up from others you might see at your local nursery. Of the many varieties of Pieries, Mountain Snow is certainly an exceptional choice. You can’t go wrong with its colorful foliage, delightful blossoms and year-round interest! * Year-round interest* Heat & drought tolerant * Fast to moderate growth * Great for containers * Adaptable to a variety of soils * Year-round interest.
The Licorice, White Licorice, ‘Helichrysum petiolare’, exhibits vigorous growth and elegant silver-frosted foliage.This plant will let you do a little to get a lot. Licorice plants are exceptionally easy to grow, requiring little fertilizer.The Licorice has fine foliage and is a compact grower.This plant is an excellent choice for hanging baskets or mixed containers.It’s especially useful in mixed containers as it tends to grow outward which makes a planter or basket look larger.Licorice does best in a well-drained soil, either in beds or containers.White Licorice produces small flowers that are insignificant and can be removed.In warmer zones this plant can also be a perennial.* Heat tolerant* Drought tolerant* Easy to grow .
Classic, Soft Evergreen Groundcover You have probably seen the Dwarf Juniper ‘Procumbens’, (Juniperus procumbens ‘Nana’), also know as Dwarf Japanese Garden Juniper, and haven’t even known it. Native to southern Japan, Procumbens Nana is a Juniper that is best known as the basis for bonsai plants and small topiary sculptures. The majority of bonsai you might have seen commercially are this lovely plant. The Japanese Garden Juniper has short needles and exhibits leisurely growth, both in height and spread. In other words, it takes its own sweet time to grow. This is not the ground cover for a “quick fill”. It is the perfect ground cover if you want a classic soft shrub that will stay in bounds and stay green all year, even in the harshest winters. Dwarf Japanese Garden Juniper excels in rock gardens or even as a potted patio plant, where its slow growth makes it a great specimen. Of course it also makes an outstanding bonsai tree if you’re up for the challenge! This dwarf juniper is well-known for being a very resilient plant. This tough guy tolerates drought, heat and humidity, pollution in urban settings, salty seashores, wind, and even deer and rabbit munching! It adapts to a wide range of soils, but it prefers a dryish, sandy soil. Root rot may occur in wet, poorly drained soils. This highly adaptable evergreen will make its way into your gardener’s heart in a short time. Give the Dwarf Japanese Garden Juniper a shot for an outstanding ground cover. Order yours now! * Highly adaptable * Evergreen * Easy care.
Exquisite FoliageMoonshadow Euonymus is an evergreen shrub or creeper with ornamental foliage. Plant several as a low hedge, or just one as an accent for your perennial bed. These would also do well as container plants for your front porch. Your Moonshadow Euronymus is an adorable little shrub with a lot to offer for its diminutive size. Its evergreen nature ensures that you’ll enjoy its appearance year-round, and the decorative foliage will provide an added benefit over other small evergreens in your landscape. When you see your Moonshadow, you’ll immediately notice the foliage. Each oval, serrated leaf features a yellow center framed by glossy green. When the foliage is young, the yellow has a more muted appearance, darkening with age. This gives your Moonshadow a somewhat multi-toned appearance that will be a stand-out for your summer landscape. When fall arrives, your Moonshadow stems turn red and the foliage takes on a pink tone. This dense, compact and evergreen shrub matures at 1-2 feet tall and wide It tends to stay low and compact, with a somewhat rounded habit. Unlike some other varieties, Moonshadow will form a slow-growing mat that won’t need to be pruned often to maintain its form. Moonshadow is tolerant of most soil conditions (except overly moist), grows in sun or shade and can be sheared or left to grow naturally. For a low maintenance evergreen shrub with exquisite foliage color year-round, it’s hard to find a better plant that Moonshadow Euronymus. No matter how limited your space, there’s always room to enjoy some of Moonshadow’s special beauty.* Evergreen * Unique foliage color * Great container plant.
Compact Shrub with Orange Scented Blooms!The Bouquet Blanc Mock Orange, Philadelphus x cymosus ‘Bouquet Blanc’, is a small, very fragrant compact shrub with double, orange-scented, snow white flowers in large crowded clusters.This fountain-like, deciduous shrub with its late spring or early summer flowers is an old fashioned favorite. At home in a shrub border, ‘Bouquet Blanc’ needs ample room for its arching branches.To renew and keep the plants form, remove oldest branches (back to ground) right after plant has finished flowering.It is a reliable and absolutely maintenance-free shrub. It is soil adaptable, hardy, and does best in full sun.* Fragrant, with an orange scent!* Easy to grow* Thrives in the sun Mockorange Overhaul Due?.
Self-pollinating plum is perfect for smaller areasSome things are just so perfect that they don’t ever need to change. The design of a paperclip. A classic white T-shirt. Lemonade at a Fourth-of-July picnic.Add to that list – the Sugar Plum (Prunus domestica ‘Sugar’). This prune plum variety is one of the oldest in cultivation but still remains at the top of the ‘most-loved’ plum lists every year. Its great staying power is well-deserved, though. The medium-sized fruits maintain some of the highest sugar contents of any plum, new or old. That means that it truly lives up to its name!You can trace this plums heritage from Asia, though England and into Germany before it came with German immigrants to America where they spread it far and wide in the new Colonies.This self-pollinating tree stays relatively compact and works perfectly in today’s smaller urban gardens. It doesn’t need a partner to bear heavily for you, so if one is all you have room for, one is all you need – but trust us, if you have room for more than one, you’re going to want to get more than one!The white spring flowers alone are worth the price and precious garden space. But, thankfully, the flowers turn to fruit that you can enjoy eating fresh, dried or to use for preserves, jellies and canning. (This is an old-fashioned biennial producer. It will give you a bumper crop every other year with a smaller yield in between those years. Don’t let that keep you from getting this oldie-but-goodie, though. Once you taste one you’ll understand why!)The fruits are medium-sized, freestone with reddish-purple skin and greenish-yellow flesh. The tree tolerates just about any soil and often grows where other stone-fruits struggle. It just needs full sun and consistent water to help keep the fruit from cracking.This is the proverbial oldie but a goodie. Order your Sugar Plum trees from us today!* White spring flowers & super-sweet plums* Very easy care, often thriving where other stone-fruits struggle* Self-pollinating small tree, perfect for small gardens* Cultivated for centuries, so you know it’s worth your time.