A really big mini! Sunjoy Mini Maroon Barberry ( Berberis thunbergii x NCBT1) is a little plant with a big presence! Clocking in at 1-2 feet tall and wide this little guy will win your heart over.1. This true dwarf will fit into any garden, no matter how small. Several make a great hedge. One makes a good specimen to highlight a nice garden feature, like a fountain or statuary. They are excellent in containers and thrive on balconies and postage-stamp-sized urban gardens.2. Their color is anything but small! The deep burgundy color is almost black. It’s just about as dark as you can get in dark foliage. This means that when used in your garden it both draws your eye to it and makes the plants around it stand out. Use it to punctuate your perennial border or to punch up your tired evergreen bed.3. Mini Maroon is sterile, so no messy fruit clean-up and no pesky nuisance seedlings to keep up with. It stays in its place and plays nice with others!Remember that barberry is beautiful, but it does bite. The nasty thorns hidden under the small leaves are great deterrents when you plant this under a window or around property edges for security. No one wants to mess with this innocent-looking shrub once they’ve been bit!This is a truly easy dwarf shrub to grow that will add warmth to your garden this year, whether it’s newly established or already mature.* Natural dwarf* Rich dark burgundy foliage* Easy care* Deer and drought resistant* Thorns for security* Non-invasive.
The Petunia Supertunias® Double Peppermint, Petunia hybrids ‘Supertunias® Double Peppermint’, are brilliant in color and are very low maintenance. This plant shows off unique bicolor rose and white semi-double flowers all season long!Supertunias are a vigorously trailing species of an ever-blooming, long-living petunia from Australia. They will provide long-term color in full sun areas throughout the season, and can grow nearly an inch a day.‘Supertunias® Double Peppermint’ are ideal for baskets, beds, balconies and combination plantings, and are very heat and drought tolerant once established in the ground or pot. They do not need deadheading to continue flowering, and they do not become leggy; you may want to remove old blooms of double varieties since these larger flowers will sometimes remain on the plant.Late in July and August is when ‘Supertunias® Double Peppermint’ plants should be at their best, so make sure they get ample moisture and fertilizer to continue with their gorgeous flowering!For zones 9-11, this plant can also be a perennial.* Vigorous grower* Bicolor rose-pink flowers* No deadheading needed.
Fast-growing shade tree with a true “WOW” factor“WOW!” People will pull up to your yard and gawk. This beautiful shade tree is covered in spring with flowers that look for all the world like large tulips growing from the branches. The ‘tulips’ – in shades of yellow, green and orange – are so beautiful that museums and botanical gardens around the country have Tulip Tree walks, where paths are lines with these remarkable bloomers.The Tulip Poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera), also called the Tulip Tree or Yellow Poplar, is actually a member of the Magnolia family. You can tell the family resemblance when you smell the air around a blooming Tulip tree. The fresh, light magnolia-like perfume will stop you in your tracks. Throughout the summer the 5 inch leaves blanket your Poplar in a vibrant green. Its natural conical canopy will shade your family and provide relief from the summer heat. Then, in autumn, your Tulip Poplar puts on a spectacular display again when its leaves turn a brilliant lemon yellow. Talk about a “WOW” factor… The Tulip Poplar is also valued for the large quantities of nectar it produces each year and is a veritable magnet for wildlife. Planting this Poplar in your yard will attract cardinals, hummingbirds, and butterflies. The Tulip Poplar is so beautiful that it’s the state tree for three different states, so doesn’t your yard deserve one too? Don’t wait until they’re all gone. Order yours from Nature Hills today.* Unique spring flowers * Yellow fall color .
Hydrangea – Princess Beatrix, Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Princess Beatrix’, produces beautiful crimson-pink blooms that stand high above the foliage, making this seem like a florist’s bouquet without cutting! Princess Beatrix is a moderate sized (four feet tall and wide) hydrangea that is very free-flowering. Its blooms turn an outstanding red color in the fall and is a favorite for cut and dried flowers. It prefers rich, loamy soil that is moist, but well-drained and does well in full sun or part shade. Princess Beatrix can be planted in a mixed shrub border or at the back of a flower bed. Its rich foliage and stunning flowers make it a wonderful background for white or light colored flowers, even tall growing perennials and annuals..
Big true-blue flowers on a space-saving plant!Pugster Blue (Buddleia x ‘SMNBDBT’) is a totally new look in butterfly bushes! If you love butterflies in the garden then these pollinator magnets are going to be the biggest little thing to hit your garden this year. Proven Winners has developed a new line of buddleia that are true space-savers. Pugster only gets 2’ tall and wide which makes it just right for beds, borders and containers. All they ask for is full sun and steady water!But do you want to know the best thing? Even though the plants are small, the flowers aren’t! Pugster Blue is covered with full-sized panicles that are the same size as bigger butterfly bushes and that have the same honey-sweet scent. And do you want to know the second best thing? There is no deadheading required to keep them blooming all summer for you! Go ahead and cut all of the flowers you want – .you’ll still have plenty left to please the legions of butterflies, hummingbirds and bees that are coming to visit!Pugster Blue flowers are a bright true sky-blue with a tiny pop of orange in the center of each individual bloom. You can’t help but stop and look! Its beauty might make it seem fragile, but this is one tough plant! It laughs at even the coldest zone 5 winter.Add some color and motion to your garden this year and order your Pugster Blue Butterfly Bushes from us today! Don’t wait. These will go fast!* Full sized true-blue honey scented flowers * True dwarf at only 2’ tall* No deadheading required* Great in the garden or containers.
Non-stop blooms! Like broad strokes of a paint brush, Easy Elegance® Paint The Town rose features dense, deep red blooms that will cover your shrub from top to bottom. It maintains its shape well, making it great for containers or along a border. Why choose an Easy Elegance® rose like Paint The Town? This rose is hardier than any rose in your collection. It doesn’t require complicated upkeep. It has healthy, glossy green leaves and big flower heads. All of this on own root plants! Once you try an Easy Elegance® rose it will be hard to put any other rose in your garden. Easy Elegance Roses are super easy to grow and Paint The Town is no exception. Make sure they’re in a sunny spot and that’s about it! No nasty chemicals because it is so disease resistant. And, because it keeps a uniform shape, there’s no pruning to worry about. Just enjoy the months of blooms on this classic beauty. Order your Paint The Town roses from Nature Hills today and be ready for a whole new world of rose gardening! * Red blooms keep coming all season long * Superior disease resistance * Hardy to zone 4 * Easy to grow .
Lacy gold and green leaves all summerSome plants stop you right in your tracks. Elderberry is one of those plants. In our gardens people are always stopping and asking what it is. The sheer intensity of the gold and chartreuse green leaves is really hard to explain and almost impossible to capture in a picture.Lemon Lace Elderberry (Sambucus racemosa ‘SMNSRD4’ PPAF) is a grand and spectacular sambucus. The lacy and deeply cut leaves will keep their bright color straight through summer’s heat. New leaves open with a slight red tinge, too, which just adds to the appeal. (Speaking of appeal, they even produce deep red berries in autumn which are like catnip to songbirds.)Lemon Lace makes a gorgeous, no-fuss addition to any foundation, hedge, or border planting. Combine it with burgundy plants, like Tiny Wine Ninebark, and you’ve got a traffic-stopping showpiece in your garden.Lemon Lace is a tough plant, too. It is very cold hardy and wind resistant, and deer won’t touch it. It thrives in full sun and well-drained soil, especially in the North. It does great in partial shade in the South. This plant is reliable and easy. It is hardy in a wide range of temperatures, adapts to many different soils, and is able to come back from even severe pruning with ease.You want Lemon Lace in your zone 3-7 garden. Trust us. You won’t be disappointed!* Tough plant* Gorgeous chartreuse foliage all summer* Widely adaptable.
4″ Light Yellow RebloomerDaylily Going Bananas, Hemerocallis ‘Going Bananas’ PP#17164, is an incredible reblooming daylily that everyone will want in their gardens. The cheerful canary yellow flowers are 4″ wide and bloom profusely in June and then continue reblooming through October! This is a definite improvement over the ever popular Hemerocallis ‘Happy Returns’. Unlike ‘Happy Returns’, the flowers of Hemerocallis ‘Going Bananas’ always open fully, plus the flowers are much bigger, which offers an increased colorful display. Destined to become an American classic! 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. This includes 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″ Light Yellow Flowers*Rebloomer*Grows Anywhere.
Our Best Selling Hosta!Gardeners are always looking for two things: 1) shade plants and 2) blue plants. Also known as funkia or plantain lily, Hosta Halcyon is a reliable winner that requires little attention.The Halcyon Hosta is made for the shade and is the most interesting frosty ocean-blue color, earning it the 1997 Award of Merit (AGM). It’s a vigorous (but slower) grower with ribbed, spear-shaped foliage that sits underneath white-to-lavender bell-shaped flowers from July to August. But the real show is the foliage itself. Slug-resistant, attracts hummingbirds during blooming. Halycon Hosta grows in the familiar “fountain” mound shape to about 2’ tall and wide, and prefers full shade in a moist but well-drained spot. Spectacular when planted in shade borders, around large shade trees and even in large containers. One of the best hostas available. Zones 4-8.* Blue Spear Shaped Leaves* White to Lavender Flowers* Full Shade PlantKeep Your Hosta Collection Healthy.
Bugbane Black Negligee, Actaea simplex ‘Black Negligee’, is a dark and mysterious accent plant for your garden.This vigorous grower has lacy black foliage and striking black-purple stems. In late summer, ‘Black Negligee’ has large purplish-white bottlebrush flowers which project 2 feet above the foliage and perfume the air with their sweet fragrance.Black Snakeroot’s flower spires add architectural height to shaded borders, shade gardens, woodland gardens, cottage gardens or naturalized areas.Ferny dark foliage provides excellent texture and color to the landscape throughout the growing season. Best in groups, although single plants have good specimen value once established.It is easily grown in average, medium moisture soils in part shade to full shade. Black Negligee prefers humusy, organically rich, moisture retentive soils. Foliage tends to scorch and otherwise depreciate if soils are allowed to dry out.* A slow-to-establish plant* Late season bloomer* Deer resistant .
Canna (Canna Lily) Bronze Scarlet, Canna generalis ‘Bronze Scarlet’, is a tropical dwarf plant with beautiful rich, 4” scarlet red flowers over dramatic bronze-burgundy foliage. Canna Bronze Scarlet is a naturally dwarf Canna that readily produces offsets and this creates a full plant with many flower spikes. Although Canna ‘Bronze Scarlet’ is a tropical plant, it is easy to grow in most areas of the USA as long as it receives at least 6-8 hours average sunlight during the summer. Use this canna in combination planters, mass plantings or flower beds. It prefers warm and humid conditions and can be used along the margins of ponds too. To encourage rebloom, remove spent flowers; dig rhizomes after first frost and store in a cool dry place. Quick to germinate, it grows rapidly in warm conditions. Canna Bronze Scarlet will certainly add a brilliant color to your garden!.
Hydrangea with Brilliant Yellow FoliageLemon Daddy is a variety of Hydrangea beloved for its brilliant yellow foliage. It would make an excellent accent plant in your yard or place several along an outbuilding for a decorative, short hedge.Summer/fall is your Lemon Daddy’s time to shine with its sun-kissed, yellow foliage and dramatic flower heads. It will certainly be a spectacle in your yard that turns heads all season long. The shiny foliage is sure to brighten up your landscape even when it’s not in bloom. However from July until September the giant mophead flowers will make their appearance with 12-inch blooms creating an astonishing sight to see amid the shiny, yellow leaves. The color of the flowers is dependent upon your soil ph (more blue in acid soils), but will be blue or pink accordingly.Lemon Daddy is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub. It is a vigorous grower with a lovely rounded habit and loves heat and humidity. Once established, your Lemon Daddy will be a repeat performer and require very little care. With optimal conditions, you can expect your Lemon Daddy to be with you for up to 20 years. Lemon Daddy not only has a lot to offer, but it offers it for a very long time.*Brilliant foliage*Giant flowers.
Compact Viburnum Produces ProfuselyViburnum – Chiquita, Viburnum sargentii ‘Chiquita’, is a compact form of Sargent viburnum. It profusely produces flowers and fruit nicely. The creamy white pinwheel-like flowers appear in late May. ‘Chiquita’ produces scarlet-red persistent fruits that are showy against a backdrop of yellow-orange fall color. ’Chiquita’ is an excellent bloomer with abundant fruit set and is certainly a shrub for all seasons! This 4-6′ graceful shrub exhibits an enduring cold hardiness. It prefers rich, moist soil . It blooms best in full sun, but can also tolerate partial shade.The fruit attract birds in autumn.*Pinwheel White Flowers in May*Abundant Red Fruit That Persist Through Autumn*Yellow Orange Autumn Color.
Color Patterns are Opposite of Most Other HostasHosta Guardian Angel, Hosta ‘Guardian Angel’, is a sport of ‘Blue Angel’. This hosta has large blue-green leaves that put on a show in early spring by displaying white centers. As the plant matures, it tends to keep its white centers longer into the spring season.’Guardian Angel’ is quite unique because it offers this unusual color patterning: in the spring, the center of each new leaf is bright white, while the margins are cool blue! This is the just the opposite of normal hosta leaf patterns.By late spring, a distinctive green misting covers the white centers, and in midsummer, clusters of light lavender flowers are produced. Hosta ‘Guardian Angel’ has been chosen as a Popularity Poll winning specimen!This attractive sport of Hosta ‘Blue Angel’ can be somewhat slow growing, but will make a large mound when mature. ‘Guardian Angel’ is a low care perennial and is ideal for shady positions, tubs and patio pots, and one of the most popular landscape uses. 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 ‘Guardian Angel’ in an area that receives the right amount of light. The leaves need some morning sun to bring the rich golden color out. Too much sun will burn the leaves. ‘Guardian Angel’ is a vigorous grower, a good sized hosta, and has a plump, symmetrical habit!* Large Blue Green Leaves with White Center* Lavender Flowers in Mid Summer* Morning Sun Increases ColorKeep Your Hosta Collection Healthy.
The Hosta Paradigm, ‘Paradigm’, is a hosta that has lots of appeal throughout the spring and summer. Young leaves have chartreuse centers with light green edges that seem to capture the morning sunlight in spring. Later in summer, the leaves mature to golden yellow centers with blue-green edges that simply glow in the late evening sun. Hostas need dappled shade and will burn in dry or sunny environments. They need plenty of nitrogen to form vigorous leafy growth, but will thrive in most soils, including clay, as long as the plants are well irrigated. This variety is good as a specimen or mixed in bold groups. It makes a good foundation planting for shady spots and works well in containers when young. It was awarded Hosta of the Year 2007..