Petite Hydrangea with Giant Blooms Color Fantasy is a mophead Hydrangea with huge flowers but a diminutive size that is perfect for smaller areas. It would be a spectacular addition to your yard as a border or foundation planting.Your Color Fantasy is just as its name implies—a fantasy of color for your yard. The large mophead flowers appear in clusters from May to June, their fantastic color an amazing shade of pink, red or purple depending upon your soil ph. Left on the plant, the flowers will certainly be a head-turner for your yard, but be sure to cut a few blooms to bring some of that summer splendor indoors as well. The shiny, dark green foliage is a magnificent backdrop for the showy flowers and creates an even more brilliant display when the leaves turn a reddish shade in late summer.Color fantasy is a deciduous shrub that reaches a height of about 3 feet with an equal spread. It has a mounded form that creates a lovely silhouette in any yard, even without its spectacular flowers. Color Fantasy is a terrific way to have the incredible features a Hydrangea has to offer even if you don’t have much space. Plant one today and begin enjoying the unique benefits this amazing Hydrangea has to offer.* Incredible flowers * Fall color * Small stature.
Snow Lace® Gray Dogwood, Cornus racemosa ‘Emerald’, displays white flowers in spring, with rosy-pink berries in fall which creates a nice contrast to the silvery-gray bark. Its superior emerald-green semi-glossy foliage develops purple fall color. Snow Lace® Gray Dogwood’s ability to spread makes it ideal for banks and slopes since it has a very dense form. It grows somewhat slower than is typical of the species, averaging six inches a year. Its habit is distinctly mound-like to rounded growth and gradually reaches a height of seven to nine feet. The colorful rosy-pink pedicels contrasting with its silvery-gray stems, combine to produce an attractive landscape shrub..
Timeless Plant With Dark Foliage All WinterSome plants are so much a part of garden culture that it’s hard to imagine a landscape without them. Boxwood (Buxus) are plants like that. From the palace gardens of Versailles to the Victorian Painted Ladies in San Francisco, boxwoods are in the picture.A plant doesn’t attain that status without good reason. Boxwood North Star (Buxus sempervirens ‘North Star’™) is a superb new hardy boxwood that lives up to the legend. North Star™ features very dark foliage with a dense globe shape that requires little if any pruning.North Star™ is perfect for the classic boxwood hedge of English garden fame that so many gardeners crave. This boxwood would be perfectly happy being the formal gatekeeper to any garden bed.Perhaps, though, you aren’t interested in a formal hedge, but lean more toward plants shaped like hearts or bunnies or frogs. North Star™ Boxwood can be sheared into just about any shape and responds well to harsh pruning.This boxwood stays emerald green all year, providing a beautiful counterpoint to a dreary winter and a refreshing sharpness to the dog days of summer. It does fine in full sun or part shade and isn’t picky about soil. It has its preferences, of course, and does best in an alkaline bed.If your vision of a garden includes classic lines and timeless plants, you can’t go off course having North Star™ as your guide.* Dark Green Foliage All Winter * Globe Shape* Little Pruning Required* Great for Topiary.
A Native with Fall Color to SpareFall color in the shade is hard to come by. Often plants need full sun to bring out their strongest fall color. Not so with the Forest Rouge Blackhaw Viburnum, (Viburnum prunifolium ‘McKRouge’). This hardy native bush will happily show in a shady corner of your garden as well as in a sunny spot. The leaves start out a beautiful yellow-green in the spring and age to a dark shiny green. Clusters of creamy-white flowers appear, followed by bluish-black berries that persist through fall until winter. As if this weren’t enough to recommend it for your garden, this viburnum has young stems that come out a dark red and are a lovely contrast to the emerging yellow-green foliage. The fall color starts early on plants that are in full sun, later on plants in the shade, but they will hold the deep maroon color late into the season. This great selection was first introduced by Dan Moore at Mckay Nursery in Wisconsin, so you know it comes from good stock.Use Forest Rouge Blackhaw for foundation plantings or as a single specimen plant. It also works really well for wildlife or naturalizing areas.It will excel in shade or full sun and prefers sandy loam to some clay, but does best on well-drained sites with better than average moisture.Don’t wait for one of these native beauties! Order yours today.* Outstanding fall color in sun or shade * Berries for wildlife.
The Sanvitalia Sunbini, Sanvitalia speciosa ‘Sunbini’, is a Proven Winner selection and is a full and lush grower that is more compact than other varieties.This version of creeping Zinnia blooms even in triple-digit heat. This plant trails nicely out of pots and baskets. The 1/2 inch dark petite yellow orange flowers bloom all summer; extremely heat-tolerant and is very low maintenanceSunbini can also be used in the foreground of an annual bed or as an annual groundcover. Deadheading not necessary for continuous bloom; plant’s new flowers will quickly cover old flowers so no deadheading necessary.It is a good idea to apply fertilizer or compost on garden beds, and the regular fertilization of plants in pots will help ensure the best possible performance!For zones 9-11, this plant can also be a perennial; otherwise it is an annual.* Yellow petite flowers* Low maintenance* Heat tolerantPick your color….
A Tree of Rainbow RosesJust as rainbows present a variety of colors, this remarkable knockout variety provides multi-colored appeal with shades of burgundy, green, pink, yellow and gold all represented from spring through fall. The stand-out feature of this gorgeous rose variety is of course its single, 5-petaled, blossoms that appear in May and keep on blooming right up until the first frost! Each 2-inch bloom begins as a one-inch bud of deep, coral pink. As the blossom opens, lighter shades of coral pink take the stage, with a brilliant yellow center and golden stamens topping off the brilliant display. Orange/red hips add their decorative accent once the flowers have gone. Even Rainbow’s semi-glossy foliage provides garden color. New leaves begin with a burgundy hue, then transition to shades of dark green before providing burgundy color once again for the autumn landscape. Your Rainbow Knockout Tree Rose will grow to about 3 feet in height. It demonstrates good disease and pest resistance and is self-cleaning (so you won’t need to fuss with deadheading throughout the seasons). Rainbow loves sun, but unlike some rose varieties, can also tolerant a little shade. Rainbow Knockout Tree Rose would make a lovely border along a walkway, or plant one in a container for your front porch. There’s nothing like greeting guests with “a tree of rainbow roses”. Rainbow Knockout is a remarkable rose in-and-of-itself, but grafted into a tree form it’s simply marvelous! * Multi-colored roses* Long blooming* Good disease resistance* Self-cleaning.
The Azalea, Formosa, Azalea indica ‘Formosa’, is a spring blooming plant with evergreen foliage. This Azalea has an upright growth habit and is the best choice for a high light area. The Formosa has beautiful magenta deep colored flowers that grow profusely during the spring. It can get up to 6-8 feet in height and does best on acidic soils. Plant in acid soil in filtered sunlight or light shade, although plants tolerate full sun in cool-summer areas. Use soil rich in organic matter, which retains water and drains quickly. Never prune after mid-summer because those branches produce the next season’s flowers..
The Helenium Mardi Gras, ‘Helenium’, a Blooms of Bressingham plant, also known as Sneezeweed or Helen’s Flower, is a very showy multicolored perennial. The flower colors are somewhat “tie-dyed”, orange-red-yellow, with a flower size of 1-2” and green foliage. ‘Mardi Gras’ blooms from late June into early August. It has a plant height of 2’ and a spread of 25”. ‘Marid Gras’ needs to be planted in full sun and in a well-drained area. Try planting Helenium in the back of the border or in mass plantings with shrubs and grasses. If one needs color added to their garden, don’t forget Helenium ‘Mardi Gras’..
Pink on PinkClematis Dr. Ruppel features deep rose-pink 8 inch flowers that have petals with bold carmine-red central bars. Wonderfully free flowering plants bloom in late spring and again in late summer. Its compact habit makes Clematis Dr. Ruppel one of the best for container growing. It is also known for its large attractive spherical seed heads. Good cut flower variety. Awarded Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit. Clematis Dr. Ruppel needs a supporting structure to grow properly but will also grow over large shrubs, over walls, cover stumps, and make perfect cover ups for unsightly service areas. Clematis is easy to grow in a rich, porous, alkaline soil with plenty of room for the roots to spread. Best performance is when the tops are in full sunlight and the roots are shaded, so apply a generous mulch or a shallow-rooted ground cover near the base of the vine. The Clemats Dr. Ruppel is a very reliable performers once established; they take a season or two. * Huge 8″ Two Toned Pink Flowers* Two Flushes of Flowers* Attractive Seed Heads.Pruning & Training Clematis.
Weeping and GracefulMaiden Grass, Miscanthus sinensis ‘Gracillimus’, is a 6-8 feet tall, graceful, clumping ornamental grass.The slender, weeping leaves are silvery-green and turn golden bronze in fall. A silver stripe runs up the middle of the sword-like green leaves.The flowers are white fan-shaped plumes in fall that extend above the foliage. The hardiness, the fine foliage and the spectacular fall colors have made ‘Gracillimus’ a favorite and very popular for years!Plant in spring or early summer when the soil is warm as the roots will grow only in warm soil. Planting too early in the spring may cause the roots to rot.Cut back the previous year’s growth before growth starts to appear in early spring. ‘Gracillimus’ has an arching shape and looks fabulous in the landscape as a specimen, screen or a nice mass of textured foliage; also looks great near a pond!For a carefree, year round interest grass, you cannot do better than Maiden grass! *Tall Weeping Form*White Fan Shaped Plumes*Bronze Foliage in Fall.
Scented Summer Flowers for the ShadeHosta Fragrant Bouquet packs a double-whammy! Besides the strikingly colored leaves – apple green with a creamy white edge – this shade lover shoots up highly scented cream colored flowers in late summer. Talk about a conversation piece!Planted around a shaded garden bench, this hosta will reward you with beautiful sparkling foliage all summer and into fall. When the flowers spike and perfume your shady nook, you’ll wonder why you’ve never planted these lovely hostas before. Hummingbirds love the large tubular flowers also, so you can be sure of plenty of feathered visitors to your garden.A few hours of morning sunlight will bring out the best color in Fragrant Bouquet Hosta, but it will thrive in a totally shaded spot. It loves humis-rich soil and is a great woodland planting, but it shines if you put it in a well-drained container by your patio, too! Divide the plants in early spring as needed.Order Fragrant Bouquet Hosta from us today. Your shady garden will thank you!* Bi-color leaves * Scented cream-colored blooms in mid-summer * Hummingbirds love the flowersKeep Your Hosta Collection Healthy.
4″ of Sparkles, Ruffles, and VibranceDaylily Apricot Sparkles, Hemerocallis ‘Apricot Sparkles’ PP#13,223, is a delightful new Designer Daylily™ that sparkles like a jewel in the garden!Each exquisitely ruffled, apricot-colored blossom has diamond dusted petals that glisten in the sun. ‘Apricot Sparkles’ is one of the best reblooming daylilies on the market. 4″ blooms are displayed profusely in early summer and then reblooms all summer long! It has a wonderful compact habit which makes this an excellent edging plant.’Apricot Sparkles’ is considered a “Designer” daylily, because it has been selected as a highly performing plant with exceptional bloom performance, substantive, vibrantly colored flowers.‘Apricot Sparkles’ has winter hardiness in northern zones, and a vigorous habit. Daylilies are some of the easiest plants to grow and are a good choice for any gardener. They will grow in almost any soil and handle drought to wet soil conditions.Use for stand-alone plantings, edging, in borders or in mixed containers and tubs. Planted together in large numbers, they quickly crowd out weeds and make a carefree and colorful ground cover.Daylilies can survive many harsh conditions that other plants cannot including: polluted city environments, slopes, poor and dry soils, near pavement that is salted in winter, and under Black Walnut trees (not affected by juglone).* 4″ Sparkly Apricot Blooms All Summer* Compact Growth* Tolerant of Everything.
Exquisite Tree of Flowers from Summer to FallBlue Chiffon Rose of Sharon Tree is an ornamental Hibiscus shrub trained into a tree form. Plant a few in containers for your front porch or patio. Place a few along a walkway or as a focal point for your perennial bed. Anywhere you place these remarkable trees is sure to be a hit.It’s hard to imagine a way to improve upon the ethereal loveliness of the Blue Chiffon Rose of Sharon. With its exquisite flowers and vibrant foliage, Blue Chiffon is an attention-grabber from mid-summer into fall. However, imagine for a moment this picture of floral perfection…but in tree form! How amazing to have this incredible tree for your own yard, resplendent in its large double blooms of lavender, with a ruffled appearance that beacons you to reach out and touch its silky petals. A dollop of scarlet tint at the center of each bloom adds to the already spectacular display. Blue Chiffon Rose of Sharon will grow to 12 feet tall with a 4 foot spread. It has an upright nature and is adaptable to variety of conditions. Blue Chiffon is a relatively fast grower, is drought and heat tolerant and can even tolerate seaside conditions. Overall, it’s a tree form Rose of Sharon that will bring you fantastic results while requiring little work for you.Nothing compares to the gorgeous tree of flowers your Blue Chiffon will produce for your home this year. Plant one today. You’ll be glad you did.* Beautiful flowers* Fast grower* Deer resistant* Adaptable to a variety of soils* Drought and heat tolerant* Salt tolerant* Works well in containers.
A brand new color for smooth hydrangeas! Smooth Hydrangeas are universally loved for their reliable – and reliably huge – mounding blooms. Unfortunately, color has really never been their best attribute – unless you count the various shades of white and green they are known for. That is, until now. Invincibelle Mini Mauvette hydrangea isn’t like anything that’s come before! This brand new hydrangea is the same type of hydrangea as the much-loved Annabelle, but instead of the classic white blooms, Mini Mauvette is covered in deep pink/mauve colored bloom from summer to first frost, no matter what your soil ph is! The flowers are born on extra thick stems that don’t flop and are just begging to be cut for fresh or dried bouquets. This is also a robust rebloomer, so you will have armfuls of blooms for your garden and vases. Just find a nice place in your garden for it and then let it do its thing. It will happily pump out flowers for you reliably year after year, even up to chilly zone 3! Deadheading isn’t necessary, but that’s really a moot point because you’ll want to keep cutting these beautiful flowers all season long. It needs a little pruning in early spring, since it flowers on new wood, but otherwise this is an easy-peasy garden gem. It’s naturally dwarf habit means it will fit into just about any garden no matter what the size. We know that you will love Mini Mauvette as much as we do. Order yours today! * Easy care * Huge gorgeous mauve blooms * Native * Dwarf * Sun or part shade * Cut flowers * Urban gardens.
The Daylily Pandora’s Box, ‘Hemerocallis ‘Pandora’s Box’, has very fragrant lightly ruffled, white petals with a purple throat and a flower size of 4”. It has dark green foliage and will reach a height of 24-26” and a plant spread of 36”.‘Pandora’s Box’ will bloom from May through July, with outstanding color and it is a definite rebloomer!‘Pandora’s Box’ prefers a full sun area that is well-drained. Although the blooms will last only for one day, there are many blooms on strong stems that rise above tall grassy foliage, (remove in late fall). Divide every 3-5 years, or when the number of flower buds and the size of bloom begin to decline. Plant daylilies in sites that provide well-drained soil and plenty of sun.‘Pandora’s Box’ is considered to be pest and deer resistant. Use for cut flowers, massing, edging, in borders or in mixed containers and tubs. Once established, the daylily can be an excellent groundcover on slopes because it has roots that hold soil against erosion. The ‘Pandora’s Box’ daylily can survive many harsh conditions that other plants cannot including: polluted city environments, slopes, poor and dry soils, near pavement that is salted in winter, and under Black Walnut trees (not affected by juglone).This cheery little plant is a lovely, profuse bloomer!* Vigorous grower* Rebloomer* Pest and deer resistant .