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.
Achtung! German Giant is an old family heirloom variety with huge deep pink fruits that are just like you remember when you were knee high to a tomato plant. And you’ll love the old-fashioned flavor. Larger and more plentiful than Brandywine, German Giants are HUGE– up to 2 pounds each! Only 77 days to fruit makes this one of the earliest Beefsteaks ever! Indeterminate. Our tomato plants are approximately 6-12″ tall and come in extra large 4.5″ pots. Each plant is wrapped individually to hold in the soil and moisture. We ship in large pots to keep the stress of transport to a minimum. Our interior cartons are made to fit our plants..
The Morden Blush Rose, Rosa ‘Morden Blush’ (PP8,054), produces pointed buds of ivory and light pink that open to sweetly fragrant ivory blooms with pink at the center.The low growing shrub has glossy foliage to frame the lovely blooms. The Morden Blush will bloom continuously from summer through fall.It will die back to the crown in Zones 3 and 4, but flowers on new growth. This rose is known to be very hardy and disease resistant.This rose is grown on its own root. The advantage of own root roses is that once established they are very resilient. If winter’s freezing breezes kill the top growth, the rose will grow back in the spring, and the recovered rose will look the same as the one you purchased.Roses need to be planted in full sun. Anything less than 6 hours of full sun will hinder blossom development. For best results, the soil must be well-drained and fertile, with adequate moisture to produce the most blossoms.Use this rose for beds and borders, in containers, or anywhere they fit in the landscape.*Blooms All Season*Hardy and Disease Resistant*Full Sun.
Blooms Spring and Fall Clematis Nelly Moser is an outstanding vigorous cultivar that is perfect for a shady location! Nelly Moser’ is one of the most popular Clematis cultivars and will surely brighten any dark, shady area! Awarded Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit. Clematis ‘Nelly Moser’ needs a supporting structure to grow properly.When planted in full sun, the flower color of the Nelly Moser Clematis fades quickly. The light mauve-pink petals have deep rose-pink central bars that give the large 8″ flowers a pinwheel look.Very proliferous flowering in late spring to early summer and again in early autumn. Clematis Nelly Moser is easy to grow in a rich, porous, alkaline soil with plenty of room for the roots to spread. Best performance is in the shade. Very reliable performers once established; they take a season or two.Prune lightly above the new leaf buds in early spring and remove any dead or weak stems.* Profusion of Large 8″ Pink Pinwheeled Flowers* Blooms Best in the Shade* Vigorous Rebloomer* Attracts Hummingbirds Pruning & Training Clematis.
Great southern native for the shade!‘Southern Star’ Florida Anise (Illicium floridanum ‘Southern Star’) has leaves that smell great! Crush them or brush by them and they smell like licorice!Sweetly-scented leaves and flowers with a toitally different aroma. Talk about a conversation piece for your garden!These Southern natives (from Florida to Georgia and Louisiana) love wet, shady places. They are evergreen in warm zones and live where other plants will struggle. What sets ‘Southern Star’ apart is the color of its leaves. They are variegated spring-green with a creamy edge that blushes a rich pink in the winter. They definitely brighten those darker nooks in the garden. The flowers are a purple-maroon and stand out on the shrub when they are blooming in late spring. They are slow growers, so no pruning is necessary. Use ‘Southern Star’ in rain gardens or to naturalize under big trees. They are great foundation plants, too. These are true conversation starters and your garden guests will want to know all about them. Order yours today!* Easy care * Unique reddish flowers * Perfect for shady borders or beds * Great in rain gardens * Good for smaller gardens, balconies and patios * Scented variegated foliage.