These Lemon Drops Don’t MeltEvening Primrose Lemon Drop, Oenothera ‘Lemon Drop™’ (PP#16,393), is a new evening primrose that is quickly gaining popularity among gardeners and garden writers. ‘Lemon Drop’ is a Proven Winners Perennial and also the recipient of the “Editor’s Choice Award” from Country Living Gardener™. This new selection is covered with vibrant lemon yellow flowers all summer, even when the temperatures sizzle. It has a lovely upright habit with dark green foliage. The bright daffodil yellow flowers of ‘Lemon Drop’ blooms do not need deadheading and are a good candidate for hot sunny areas or mixed containers. This easily grown oenothera should be planted in full sun and a well-drained area. It will thrive in when kept on the dry side.The mildly fragrant flowers open for only one day, usually late afternoon but will last until the following morning. It is best used in front of borders or rock gardens. It will add color in wild gardens, meadows, cottage gardens or in native plant gardens.* Bright Lemon Yellow Flowers All Summer* Does Not Need To Be Deadheaded* Loves Sun and Dry Soil .
Rhododendron – Multimaculatum, Rhododendron ‘Multimaculatum’, bears large loose clusters of starry white flowers with a distinctive orange-red freckled blotch; flowers appear in spring to late spring. This handsome shrub develops a rounded growth habit and has long shiny dark leaves. Multimaculatum is a hardy hybrid that is highly prized and was introduced more than 150 years ago, but is still valued for its vigor, exceptional cold hardiness and showy blooms! This medium-sized evergreen shrub can grow up to 6,000 feet in altitude. Multimaculatum favors chilly winters, moderate summers, partial shade, and highly organic, well-drained, acid soil. It requires regular waterings, particularly in hot, dry weather; established plants can benefit from fertilization. Rhododendrons are ornamental and are ideal for shrub borders and informal hedges. The most favorable time to prune is when there are no flower buds in the early spring, just before growth begins..
Compact, Vigorous Growing & Heavy BloomerClematis Ruutel, Clematis ‘Kiviruut’, is one of the very best red clematis! The dark red color is stunning and complimented by nearly black anthers.Clematis Ruutel is a vigorous grower and an exceptionally heavy bloomer! These star shaped flowers begin putting on a performance in early spring that lasts straight until early fall – nonstop!The compact habit also makes this cultivar an excellent choice for patio containers. Clematis Ruutel needs a supporting structure to grow properly and it is easy to grow.Clematis Ruutel performs best when the tops are in full sunlight and the roots are shaded. Keep the roots moist and shaded with mulch or a shallow rooted ground cover.* Dark Red Flowers with Black Anthers* Blooms Heavily All Season* Compact and Vigorous* Attracts Hummingbirds Pruning & Training Clematis.
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Fabulous Foliage Color in an Evergreen Perennial Solar Eclipse Heucherella is an evergreen perennial with fabulous foliage color. These would look amazing in your rock garden, naturalized area or anywhere you need a showy groundcover. Your Solar Eclipse is prized for its dramatic foliage that stands out in any landscape. The deeply-lobed, yellow leaves are tinted with a subtle lime green and delicate splashes of red along the veins. Each leaf is certainly a masterpiece in itself, but taken together the mounding form of your Solar Eclipse will be a peppy dash of color in your yard. This plant is fast-growing, so you won’t have to wait long to see it light up your yard with its vibrant colors. Depending upon the amount of sun or shade, your plant will display varying shades of yellow or green, so you can have some control over how you want it to look. As an added bonus to your heucherella outstanding foliage, 16-inch tall stems will rise up to display sprays of tiny white flowers in spring. An evergreen perennial with outstanding foliage color and delightful spring flowers, your Solar Eclipse will be an excellent addition to your landscape. * Bright foliage * Spring bloom.
Spicy Flowers and Fragrance for Your YardKorean Spice Viburnum, Viburnum carlesii, is a deciduous shrub with ornamental flowers and fall berries. Use some for a foundation planting, or place one at the back of your perennial bed to provide a dramatic background for smaller plantings.Your Korean Spice Viburnum is a Proven Winners selection, and certainly a “winner” in every way. In spring, petite pink buds unfurl their delicate petals to reveal pink-tinted blossoms that slowly transition to white. The white blooms cluster together, forming 3-inch snowballs that are sure to turn your head every time you pass by. Their spicy scent will draw you closer, and be an irresistible call to hummingbirds, butterflies and bees. Korean Spice’s 4-inch, dark green leaves provide a lush, verdant appearance in your yard, and add a dash of spicy, burgundy color once fall arrives. Red berries (drupes), that form from the flowers become black for winter, a bit of extra interest in this exceptional, ornamental shrub. Korean Spice Viburnum will grow 4-6 feet tall with a similar spread. It has an upright, open-branching nature. Korean Spice has no significant disease or insect issues. It’s a good source of food and cover for wildlife, but deer tend to pass it by. Korean Spice adapts well to a wide variety of environmental climates.Spicy flowers and fragrance on a beautiful, hardy shrub—Korean Spice Viburnum seems to have it all!* Spring, fragrant flowers * Fall color * Wildlife interest * Insect & disease resistant.
One of the Best Yellow Roses Around!Gold Medal is a Grandiflora rose with exceptional color and long-lasting blooms. It would make an outstanding addition to your rose garden, or greet your guests with sunshine by placing one near your front door or patio.A rose with hints of copper-orange shading at first bloom, Gold Medal is a sight to see! Maturing to a stunning yellow-gold hue, this remarkable rose is sure to become one of your favorite plantings this summer. Gold Medal’s 6-inch blossoms are offset by dark green, elegantly-toothed foliage. The blooms tend to appear in small clusters throughout the season, and you’ll adore the sweet, spicy-fruit scent of each blossom.Gold Medal Rose will reach 4-5 feet in height with a 3-foot spread. It has an upright, bushy habit and is semi-thornless so you won’t have to worry about being pricked when gardening. Gold Medal is a hardy rose, heat tolerant and disease resistant. A beautiful rose with vigorous growth and a hardy nature, Gold Medal performs like a winner in all kinds of conditions. It’s sure to become a champion in your garden this year!* Bright blooms * Fragrant * Semi-thornless * Hardy* Disease Resistant.
The Petunia Supertunia® Giant Pink, Petunia hybrids ‘Supertunia® Giant Pink’, produces brilliant pink colored flowers and is a very low maintenance plant. The ‘Giant Pink’ is a vigorously trailing plant; species of an ever blooming, long-living petunia from Australia.This ‘Supertunia® Giant Pink’ produces large pink flowers and is an outstanding, extremely vigorous Petunia that makes a beautiful hanging basket in record time!It is ideal for baskets, beds, balconies and combination plantings. Supertunias are very heat and drought tolerant once established and need no deadheading. ‘Supertunia® Giant Pink’ grows fast so be sure to give it plenty of moisture and fertilizer, especially in the hottest months of the season.‘Supertunia® Giant Pink’ will become one of your favorite petunias since it is virtually maintenance free and provides lovely blooms continuously throughout the season!For zones 9-11, this plant can also be a perennial.* Large pink blooms* Ever blooming* Easy to grow Pick your color….
Fast Growing, Dense & Cold Hardy – Perfect for PrivacyThe Arborvitae Spring Grove, Thuja plicata ‘Grovepli’, a Proven Winners selection, was selected for its superior winter color and hardiness. It maintains a rich green color even in Midwest winters. This plant can survive -25 degrees winters!The tight, thick pyramidal habit works nicely for landscape designs, borders, screens, specimen, and windbreaks. Spacing should be 12 to 15 feet apart. This plant is also very deer resistant. Spring Grove is fast growing for an Arborvitae.Fertilize in early spring with a slow release evergreen fertilizer. It is adaptable to a wide range of soil pH’s.This tree is good for holding banks, as a specimen, and in winter gardens.If you want to create a deer resistant and fast-growing privacy screen, Spring Grove is the plant for you!* Fast growing* Thick green foliage* Tight pyramid growth habit* Cold Hardy to -25 degrees* Deer resistant* All season interest.
Early Blooming, Multi-Color Peony If you love Peonies and are anxious for their arrival each year, Coral Sunset Peony will grant your desires as one of the earliest blooming Peony plants. Bursting onto the scene in late spring to early summer, it’s sure to be a crowd pleaser. Petals are long and wide, curving upward to form a cup-shaped, semi-double flower with a gorgeous coral hue.An additional splash of color graces the center of the blossom, with a fluffy, sunny yellow that beams out amid the satiny petals. The coral blossoms slowly transition to shades of yellow-tinted ivory as they mature. Watch closely as the season progresses, and sunlight playing amid the petals will reveal a variety of subtle shades and hues. Coral Sunset is nature’s majesty in full splendor right in your own yard! Coral Sunset peony will grow over 2 feet tall with a 2 foot spread. It has a compact form and sturdy, upright nature. The blooms are borne on strong stems, so no need for staking. The flowers are excellent for bouquets and (if cut in bud), will last over a week on your kitchen table. The blossoms have a delicious, subtle fragrance to enhance your home, both inside and out. Coral Sunset is a vigorous grower, beloved by pollinators, but does not attract deer or rabbits.Few flowers can rival the impressive nature of a Peony, and Coral Sunset is an outstanding example of a variety that will provide an early display with unique coloring. Try this award-winning variety today!* Bright, fragrant flowers* Works great as a cut flower* Deer & rabbit resistantPowdery Mildew on your Peony Plants?Peony Care After Flowering.
Hedge of a Different ColorThe Euonymus ‘Emerald ‘n Gold’, Euonymus fortunei ‘Emerald n Gold’, is an excellent dwarf evergreen plant. It is also known as the Wintercreeper Euonymus. It displays bright variegated green and gold foliage. It is also tolerant of part sun to dense shade. Emerald ‘n Gold Euonymus is a low-growing, tight branching, mounding, woody, evergreen shrub. It will mature to 2′-4′ high with a spread of 3′-4’.The leaves will turn a pink-red color in cold weather.This fast growing shrub looks good planted in mass or in groupings. It is tolerant of most soils except swampy, extremely wet conditions.If used as a hedge, trim in May and August. For hedges, plant 1ft apart.*Variegated Gold and Green Leaves*Creeping Growth*Pink Foliage in Autumn.
Think of this variety as basil on steroids. African Blue is a long-lived basil that will grow up to 4 feet high and across.It has lovely pink flowers and a deep musky clove flavor. The leaves are green on top, purple underneath. New foliage emerges as purple and then it fades to a bright green with purple veins.More ornamental than culinary, this aromatic plant is easy to grow and the flowers are just gorgeous!Like other basils, this plant thrives in hot dry weather! It needs very little water.African Blue is a very nicely scented plant that will draw bumble bees to the garden.* An excellent indoor plant! .
Heather – Lady in Red, Calluna vulgaris ‘Lady in Red’, is a summer flowering budbloomng heather that is upright and branching.The Lady in Red offers a profusion of lovely bright red blooms from late August until November! Attracting butterflies and hummingbirds, Lady in Red has amazing fragrant flowers that look outstanding in borders, as groundcovers, in containers, or in rock gardens.Callunas grow and flower best in full sun but can tolerate partial shade. Good drainage is very important since they are liable to get root diseases if growing in wet spots.Prune by cutting branches below the flowers in fall or in early spring in colder zones. It requires full sun and acid loving fertile well drained soil that is humus rich.Lady in Red is a budbloomer which means that it is a form of Calluna in which the flowers never develop beyond the bud stage, but as a result, keep their color for a long period.Zones 5-7* Great Container Plant!.
Profusely-Blooming, Hardy RoseBonica is shrub rose that has won multiple awards for its stellar features. Plant a few for a floral hedge or even just one next to your front steps as a long-lasting display for guests. Your Bonica Rose bush is an amazing rose variety, with spectacular blooms that begin in spring and continue right up until the first frost. The vibrant, mid-green foliage that adorns the gently arching canes is an ideal showcase for the colorful flowers. Clusters of 3-inch, fully-double roses appear like fluffy, pink floral clouds along the cascading stems and continue to profusely bloom throughout the season. As autumn approaches, the flowers transition to bright orange hips that persist into winter to spice up your barren landscape. Bonica Rose is a deciduous shrub that will grow up to 4 feet in height with a 5 foot spread. It has a compact but spreading nature. Bonica is fast-growing, very hardy and even able to tolerate some shade. It requires little or no care in return for its outstanding features. Bonica even provides a source of food for your pollinators in summer and birds in winter.It’s hard to find a shrub rose with better features than Bonica. You might expect flowers of a less spectacular nature on a shrub so versatile and hardy, but Bonica really does offer it all—impressive roses and a carefree nature! * Brilliant flowers* Fragrant* Fast growing* Shade tolerant* Good cut flower* Disease resistant* Long lasting bloom period.
The Daisy Soprano White Improved ‘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 white 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.Pick your color….