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.
Hydrangea with Unique Foliage and Stunning BloomsGuilded Gold (sometimes called gilded) is a variety of Hydrangea with unusual foliage and stunning summer flowers. It would make an excellent accent plant for a flower bed in your front yard or any highly visible area of your landscape.Hydrangeas have long been beloved for their full form and gorgeous flowers, but your Guilded Gold goes one step further by featuring unusual foliage. 6-inch long, variegated leaves hug your Guilded Gold close to its stems creating a compact, mounded appearance. The robust leaves are a vibrant green accented with a golden-tipped elegance that is sure to draw the eye. Even without the spectacular summer flower, your Guilded Gold is a sight to see!When summer arrives you’ll be amazed by the large, long-lasting blooms that grace your Guilded Gold all season long. The flowers are a delightful soft shade of pink or blue lacecaps (depending upon your soil PH). You may find yourself holding your breath at your first sight of them and the charming lace-like feel of they display. Upon closer inspection you will see what appears to be a cluster of unopened buds encircled by large open petals, each flower giving the appearance of an ample garden bouquet. They are quite simply stunning!Your Guilded Gold is large enough to stand out well as an accent plant, but small enough to easily fit into the smallest yard. With its unusual foliage and outstanding blooms, Guilded Gold is a must have for any landscape.*Variegated foliage*Large summer blooms.
Haas Halo(hydrangea aborescens) Hydrangea with Superb Foliage and Lacey Blooms Haas Halo is a hardy Hydrangea with superb foliage and lacy-white flowers. It would look lovely as a foundation planting in your yard, or in a mixed border. As with most Hydrangeas, Haas Halo has a lot to recommend it. The large, leathery leaves are green with a delightful bluish hue that’s substantial enough to set it apart from your other summer plantings. Flat clusters of pure white flowers appear in the summer, offset by lace-like blossoms in the center of the bloom. The petals surrounding the lacey centers give the impression of a “halo”, thus the name. Some of the flowers can reach over a foot in diameter! You’ll never have to stake your Haas Halo. It’s an upright, bushy plant that is strong enough to hold up the huge blooms and avoid the drooping that other Hydrangeas sometimes struggle with. Haas Halo can handle drought, heat and humidity and will maintain its spectacular show well into fall. You can even prolong the beauty of your Haas Halo by cutting some of the blooms to bring indoors. They make a wonderful dried flower and work well in various floral arrangements and craft projects. Hydrangeas have long been beloved by gardeners, and Haas Halo is a uniquely beautiful one with its colorful foliage and massive lace-like flowers. It’s perfect for a variety of locations and uses, and will certainly be an asset to your landscape. *Unique Lace-like Flowers*Lovely Foliage*Hardy.
Non-stop blooms! Bring some magic to your garden! Easy Elegance® Mystic Fairy rose is amazing. It becomes covered in a blanket of red blooms that have a slight hint of pink undertones. New foliage grows a glossy red and then turns to a dark green. This creates a striking background to the dazzling show of blooms that keep coming for months. Fast growing, Mystic Fairy is more of a compact rose that is extremely disease resistant, even to blackspot & mildew. It’s also cold hardy to zone 4. Mystic Fairy rose gives you the classic beauty of your grandma’s hybrid tea roses without all of the work you remember. We’ve all seen roses that need to be treated with extra special TLC to bloom. That’s a thing of the past with Easy Elegance® roses. These roses have been bred exclusively to give you the classic rose blooms without all the hassles & work associated with the old hybrid tea roses. You end up enjoying months of blooms on a shrub that offers superior disease resistance and is extremely cold & heat tolerant. All of this on own root plants! Order your Mystic Fairy roses from Nature Hills today and be ready for a magical new world of rose gardening! * Red-pink blooms keep coming all season long* Superior disease resistance* Easy care and hardy to zone 4.
Fragrantly Blue All SummerThe Amethyst Falls Wisteria, Wisteria frutescens ‘Amethyst Falls’, is a vigorous climbing vine that has fragrant 4-6 inch long clusters of lavender-blue flowers in June through August.Also known as American Wisteria, this vine will need a supporting trellis to climb. It is much more restrained than the Asian species, so it is easier to manage; refrains from choking out trees and other plants.The Amethyst Falls Wisteria is excellent in containers for porch or patio. This deciduous plant will produce slightly fragrant purple blooms at an early age. It needs regular weekly watering twice a week and during high heat periods. Fertilize regularly during the growing season with a general purpose fertilizer. Prune this plant in late winter to promote vigorous new growth.This vigorous growing American Wisteria is noted for its attractive, fragrant flowers and has a more restrained growth habit than other wisteria. Amethyst Falls Wisteria may grow 10 feet or more in one year, and you get the best show by trimming your vine to four buds from last year’s new growth just before this year’s growth begins. * Lavender Blue Flowers* Blooms All Sumer* Climbing Vine* Attracts Butterflies .
Native Plant Provides Autumn BlazeCutleaf Staghorn Sumac, Rhus typhina ‘Dissecta’, is an attractive native cutleafed shrub that can be used as an accent or in mass plantings.The finely divided green foliage turns a beautiful orange and fire red in fall. The twisted branches are revealed after the foliage drops. Many liken the bare branches to deers’ antlers, hence the name ‘staghorn’.It forms a wide spreading shape at maturity. This xeriscape sumac cultivar is a large, open, spreading shrub or small tree which typically grows 18 feet tall and 12-15′ in width. The greenish flame shaped fruit turn bright red in autumn and persist through the winter, providing food for birds and wildlife.Cutleaf Staghorn has no serious insect or disease problems. Plant massed for stabilizing embankments or for hard-to-cover areas with poor soils or for naturalizing in wild areas. Grows best in average, dry to medium moist, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade.*Cut Leafed Foliage*Shrub or Small Tree*Brilliant Fall Foliage .
Gorgeous Color and Wonderful FragranceMiss Molly Butterfly Bush, Buddleia davidii ‘Miss Molly’, becomes the centerpiece of any bed or border! Miss Molly has a gorgeous color and wonderful fragrance — butterflies and hummingbirds stop often to visit.It is tall and mighty and has a very long bloom time, making it a great addition to butterfly gardens or even as a landscape plant.Miss Molly Butterfly Bush exhibits its sangria-red flowers on a mounded bushy plant and blooms in late summer until the first hard frost. This compact plant is smaller than some of the other buddleia varieties, and its distinctive flower color makes late summer gardens pop!Its full, bushy branching habit supports more flower heads. The Miss Molly Butterfly Bush will die to the ground and grow again in spring. The plant flowers on new growth, indicating it should be pruned in early spring. Leaves appear in late spring and remains late in fall.* Attracts Hummingbirds* Blooms Summer Through Fall* Drought Tolerant* Fast Growing .
Compact Hosta with Unique Upright FoliageHosta Fireworks, Hosta ‘Fireworks’ (PP#16,062), is a dwarf, narrow margined, small sport of Hosta ‘Loyalist’. It has very unique, upright foliage!The creamy white leaves of ‘Fireworks’ are very narrow and have a two-tone green margin that streak around the edges. At only 10″ high, Hosta ‘Fireworks’ is perfect for the smaller garden. The very pretty light lavender flowers appear on 12 inch scapes in midsummer. Add a small sized blast of thick green and white leaves to your garden with this hardy hosta, and it will regale you with delicate lavender flowers in early summer!This low care perennial is ideal for shady positions. ‘Fireworks’ grows best 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.High-filtered or dappled sunlight is necessary for clean, healthy growth. Morning sun is tolerable and will help to intensify the leaf colors, but hot afternoon sun is usually deadly to hostas!’Fireworks’ is most at home in shady, woodland settings and often works well as specimen or edging plant. With its incredible two-toned foliage, this charming, small hosta will certainly be outstanding in a small shaded area!* White Leaf Surrounded by Two Tones of Green* Light Lavender Flowers* Compact Upright Plant .
Rhododendron – Yaku Prince, Rhododendron x ‘Yaku Prince’, is a compact shrub with spectacular bi-colored pink and white flowers and is a drop-dead beautiful broadleaf evergreen! Yaku Prince has flowers that measure 2.5” across with darker markings and appear in late spring on the slow growing dense shrub. Its deep olive green leaves have fuzzy, tan-orange undersides, new growth is silvery-green. Yaku is vigorous, hardy, sun tolerant, and a low maintenance rhododendron that is perfect for foundation plantings. It requires regular waterings, particularly in hot, dry weather; established plants can benefit from fertilization. Rhododendrons are ornamental, acidic-soil loving broad-leaf evergreens 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..
The Blue Atlas Cedar Glauca, Cedrus a.’Glauca’, is a handsome evergreen with blue to bluish green foliage. It has silvery foliage when young, but turns vivid blue as it ages!Blue Atlas cedar has sharply pointed leaves that are arranged in whorls. The fissured silvery gray bark add to the majestic beauty of this evergreen. Glauca has a wonderful open pyramidal shape, with lower branches spreading about half the height. Older trees become flat-topped and create a beautiful site. The female cones are green and can be up to 4 inches long, and then ripen slowly to brown over a period of two years.It needs a sunny, open site to grow to its potential height. Tolerant of most soil types, this cedar must have well drained soils. Glauca is sturdier and stouter than most cedars and perfect for specimen planting. However, heavy snow can break branches. It looks its best when the branches are allowed to reach the ground. This stunning evergreen conifer will add year round interest and be a great addition to any landscape!* Pointed blue leaves* Sturdy* Specimen tree.
Calibrachoa Superbells Tickled Pink, Calibrachoa Superbells ‘Tickled PInk’ PPAF, produces a mounding mass of bright pink-purple blooms in a semi-upright habit. It is a great new shade of pink. The deep magenta center that fades out to a light pink edge is very striking in combo planters or planted by itself. Superbells® has a semi-upright growth habit, and larger leaves than other Calibrachoas, making it a great choice for hanging baskets, containers, and window boxes. This vigorous fast growing plant produces hundreds petunia-like flowers that are a lovely shade of pink. They bloom from spring until first frost. Calibrachoa Superbells are easy to grow. Place them in full sun, shade will severely limit the number of flowers. The one-inch bell-shaped flowers bloom all season long to fill garden beds, and they make a lovely cascade as they spill from containers. Superbells are self cleaning, you do not have to pinch off spent flowers. Superbells Calibrachoa is more heat resistant than most of the Calibrachoas. Keeping plants too wet can lead to root rot diseases. Allow the top of the soil to dry before watering again. You can expect hummingbirds to visit your garden when you plant Calibrachoa because they love the large trumpet shaped flowers because of its good nectar source. Calibrachoa are easy to grow and maintain. This plant can be a perennial in zones 9-11. In zones 3-8 it is an annual only..
Full Sun for Purple BloomsMonarda (Bee Balm) Purple Rooster, Monarda didyma ‘Purple Rooster’, is a native, clump-forming plant of the mint family.‘Purple Rooster’ will really “strut its stuff” in the landscape with its deep wine colored flowers that appear as “raspberries” in bud stage.This Bee Balm is easy to grow to 36″, multiplies quickly, and is native of eastern North America; has minty aromatic foliage often used to flavor teas multiplies quickly.The purple flowers attract hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees to the garden, but is rabbit and deer resistant.Bee Balm has a tendency to become invasive, so in order to keep plants healthy and vigorous, division is necessary every few years, and should be done in the spring. Although it will grow in average soil, it does enjoy the rich organic moist soil along riverbanks. In spring, remove dead foliage only. In fall, cut back to 6″ and dead-head spent flowers. Deadheading spent blooms will prolong the bloom time.‘Purple Rooster’ will offer its extravagant presence when planted in your garden!* Wine Red Blooms All Summer* Hardy and Adaptable* Attracts Bees and Butterflies* Deer and Rabbit Resistant.
Solanum Coure di Toro (USDA Organic) Tomato, Solanum lycopersicum ‘Coure di Toro Tomato’, is a large, oblong, pink Oxheart type tomato. ‘Coure di Toro’ (meaning Bull’s Heart) has thick flesh, sweet flavor, and it may grow to 2 lbs. It is an Italian heirloom, an early variety, and very productive with pink fruits in the shape of an oxheart. They are extremely flavorful, sweet, meaty, has fews seeds, and tender. Absolutely perfect as stuffed dish or sliced in salads, and this is a favorite for slicing for sandwiches. Does well in cooler summer conditions. Good flavor and productivity keep gardeners growing this heirloom variety. Tomatoes should be planted outside after the last average frost date. In warm winter/hot summer areas, tomatoes can be planted in early fall for winter harvest. Tomatoes prefer well drained soil that is high in organic matter. Tomatoes need at least 1 inch of water a week. Soak to depth of 6 to 10 inches when watering. They need at least 6 hours of direct sunlight a day. If you are growing tomatoes in a pot, use plastic because it prevents evaporation and afternoon wilts..
A Native Butterfly Magnet! Nothing brings life and movement to a garden quite like wildlife. Butterflies, birds and bees flitting around animates and enlivens a space like nothing else. Plant a few Butterfly Weed plants (Asclepias tuberosa) around your garden and see what we mean.Butterfly Weed (also known as Butterfly Milkweed) is a native flower that is common in the wild over most of America and half of Canada. It provides food and shelter for many species of butterflies, including the beloved Monarch. The beautiful orange/yellow flowers produce much more nectar than their size suggests, and that attracts hummingbirds and bees, too.These are beautiful summer bloomers, with pretty flowers floating above airy foliage. Since they adapt to so many conditions, they are almost maintenance free in your home garden. No coddling necessary. Prune only when you need to keep them in bounds.Butterfly Weed plants mix beautifully with other natives like yarrow, rudbeckia and sage. Besides their beauty, you can also enjoy the knowledge that you are keeping a native species thriving.Super hardy and astonishingly colorful, you can’t go wrong with these in your garden. Order your Butterfly Weed plant from Nature Hills today. * Great color* Adapts to many soil types* Attracts pollinators.
Elegant, cascading grass with decorative plumes and year round interest.Just as the name implies, Fountain Grass appears as a fountain of cascading grass. Purple-tinted, foxtail-like plums shoot up above the foliage in summer and persist through fall. The foliage takes on gold tones for autumn, with the purple plumes transitioning to coppery tones that persist through the winter months.Fountain Grass is a reliable grass that will present a strong appearance in your landscape this year.* Decorative foliage* Colorful plumes* Drought tolerant* Fast growing* Wonderful for cut and dried arrangements* Great for containers* Winter interest* Deer resistant (once established).