A Gorgeous Ball of Blue Flower Spikes! Chaste Trees (Vitex) are highly sought after because they are one of only a handful of winter-hardy trees that bloom with true-blue flower spikes all summer long. Unfortunately not everyone has room for one of these beauties in their landscape. But now we are very proud to carry the Blue Diddley Chaste Tree (Blue Diddley® Vitex agnus-castus ‘SMVACBD’ USPP 26,614) for you! It is a dwarf version that only grows to 3 feet tall and wide, but still has the same striking blue flowers that you’ve come to love in the tree form. It is hard to find a more beautiful plant with such outstanding qualities. Wonderful whether in bloom or not, Blue Diddley is great as a specimen or in mass. It makes a truly eye-catching hedge along a driveway or property line. The handsome and aromatic green foliage has a subtle silver sheen all spring. As summer heats up, Blue Diddley will astound you with its impressive blue spikes that bloom right up until autumn. In zones 5-6 Blue Diddley will die to the ground in the winter, but it regrows quickly in the spring and flowers like a butterfly bush (buddleia). It’s a fast-growing, easily-pruned shrub. You don’t need any special skills or knowledge to grow this eye-catcher in your yard. It’s easy to grow, drought-tolerant and disease resistant. (Deer steer clear, too!) You’ll be amazed at the great return you get on your limited investment (both of time and money!) with Blue Diddley. Order yours before we sell out! * Handsome foliage * True-Blue Summer Flowers * Hardy and Easy.
Profusely-Blossoming Rose Tree Your Blushing Knock Out Rose Tree, Rosa ‘Radyod’, combines the superb flowering of the Blushing Bride Knock Out Rose with a tree form. It’s essentially an outstanding variety of shrub rose trained into tree form…and with exquisite results! One would look spectacular on your front porch as an elegant welcome to guests. Blushing Knock Out Rose Tree features blooms from early June until late September. It will bloom even longer if placed in a sunny spot, prolonging its adorable pink display right up until the first hard frost.The lovely blossoms bloom an enchanting light-pink, transitioning to a more subtle shell-pink as they age, providing a two-toned, overall effect for your rose tree. The Blushing Knock Out Rose Tree is winter hardy, tends to be highly disease resistant and hardy in terms of Black Spot (a common ailment of roses). Blushing Bride is also adaptable to a variety of soil and temperature conditions and is even drought resistant.The petals tend to drop as they fade, so you won’t even have to bother with deadheading, although some gentle pruning will help your rose tree maintain its desired form. There are few plants more lovely and intriguing than a rose tree, and Blushing Knock Out Rose Tree is certainly a excellent choice in a rose tree for your home today. * Rose in tree form * Prolific bloomer * Months of blooms * Cold hardy.
The Blue Nest Spruce, Picea mariana ‘Nana’, is a slow growing, dwarf, globe-shaped evergreen with blue-green foliage and a dense compact habit. It is an excellent specimen for the landscape or rock garden, so Blue Nest would be a standout your rock garden. This dwarf plant displays an attractive broad dense globe of blue-gray needles and requires practically no maintenance. It is also great in shrub borders. The Blue Nest Spruce prefers a sunny location and a well-drained soil, but can tolerate poor soil. This is an excellent plant for adding structure, color and texture to your yard or garden. It attracts wildlife and is deer resistant..
Easy to Grow & Keeps it’s Great Shape with little Pruning!The Fraser Fir, Abies fraseri, is a tall fir tree that has short dark-green needles with silver undersides. With its compact, pyramidal shape, and long lasting aroma, it has become one of the classier conifers!Because of this density and compactness, Fraser Fir is a great ornamental and Christmas tree. It will grow in most locations but must have good drainage. Fraser Fir is a medium-sized tree, 40 to 70 feet high and one to more than two feet in diameter.This dense evergreen tree has wood that is light, soft, not strong and coarse-grained. It has continued to edge out all other species by major retailers because of its endurance, marketability, and functionality. It is grown extensively for Christmas trees in North Carolina, where it is ranked as the number one Christmas tree by the Christmas tree industry!This tree is relatively low maintenance, and usually looks its best without pruning, although it can take some pruning. It does best in full sun to partial shade, prefers moist to wet soil, and has a strong preference for sandy, acidic soils. It thrives better when planted in a relatively sheltered location.The Fraser Fir has soft needles, incomparable needle retention, a long lasting aroma, and strong branches for even the heaviest ornaments!* Lasting aroma* Pyramidal shape* Popular Christmas tree .
The Beauty of Hydrangeas in a Charming Tree FormLate Panicle Hydrangea is a tree form of the breathtaking Hydrangea plant that is renown for its spectacular flowers. One would make an outstanding patio tree, or a wonderful show piece for anyplace in your yard. It’s also perfect for an informal screen where you’d like a little privacy.Imagine the large, stunning pinkish white flower heads of a Hydrangea plant…only in tree form. This small 10’12’ tree form of Hydrangea is sure to wow your friends and neighbors with its unique and outstanding show white heads above dark oval leaves, it is full of grace and color.Your Late Panicle Hydrangea features clusters of pinkish white airy flowers that can reach 10-12″. The flowers are a mixture of sterile and fertile blossoms which gives the blossoms less density and less likelihood to tip or droop. As summer progresses, the pristine white of the blooms will transform to a delightful purple/pink. By fall yet another transformation takes place as the flowers assume a lovely bronze hue.This stunning tree form hydrangea is fast-growing, hardy and low maintenance. You don’t even have to prune it as it has a naturally elegant shape. If you do want to do a bit pruning though, be sure to snip a few blooms to bring indoors as they make wonderful cut flowers. * Heads of Pink Flowers* Flowers Change Colors* Blooms All Summer.
Exquisite Blue Flowered Tree!Shoal Creek Chaste Tree (Vitex agnus-castus ‘Shoal Creek’) is a new cultivar of a gracious old Southern garden classic. Chaste Tree is one of the few trees that blooms with violet-blue flower spikes all summer long. And Shoal Creek takes it up a notch, with longer lasting and more fragrant flowers than any before it.Shoal Creek is beautiful whether in bloom or not. It makes a spotlight-worthy specimen or small patio tree, with its naturally occurring multiple trunks and airy canopy. Several together make a splendid hedge along a driveway or property line.Your Shoal Creek Chaste Tree has wonderfully aromatic green foliage with a silver-blue cast. In the summer you will be awed by the impressive violet-blue spikes that bloom like candlesticks right up until autumn. This isn’t a native to the United States, but is a favorite southern garden plant. It is fast-growing for the impatient. Savvy gardeners will put this beauty in the rear of their perennial border because it makes the perfect backdrop for summer flowers like coneflower, daylily and tickseed.You don’t require any special knowledge or skill to grow this tree in your yard. It’s a very easy-to-grow plant. It is drought-tolerant and disease resistant. You will love the return you get on your limited investment (both in time and in money!) with Shoal Creek.Don’t let another southern summer go by without adding some of these beauties from Nature Hills to your landscape! * Multi-trunked tree* Beautiful foliage* Scented violet-blue flowers all summer* Hardy and Easy.
Pink Blooms and Variegated Foliage on a Tree!Your Twist of Pink Oleander is a remarkably colorful and versatile tree. With its dynamic foliage and dazzling floral display, it’s a real head-turner! Twist of Pink’s new spring foliage begins light green but soon assumes a darker tone for the rest of the year. The long, oval leaves feature a variegated appearance, with a creamy white contrast (and hints of yellow), against the vibrant, green background. The relatively fine texture of Twist of Pink’s foliage would provide the perfect contrast to less-refined plants in your yard. The “twist of pink” (as the name implies), begins in early summer when clusters of gorgeous pink blooms appear, each blossom sporting hot pink tips to its stems…a display of pink, floral perfection if ever you saw one! Twist of Pink Oleander is the tree form of the popular ornamental shrub. It will grow 6 to 8 feet tall with an equal spread, and has a moderate-to-fast growth rate (so you won’t have to wait long to see it in its prime). It’s tolerant of a variety of soil conditions and will even do well in poor soils, but you will want to give it protection from the cold.Twist of Pink will enjoy a simple pruning in spring, but can be pruned at any time that it’s convenient to you. It is salt, heat and even drought tolerant. Even your resident deer are likely to simply pass it by. There are lots of Oleander shrub varieties to choose from, but Twist of Pink Oleander is certainly one of the most beautiful. With its unique tree form, and abundance of decorative charms, it is sure to give you years and years of enjoyment. * Brilliant pink flowers* Tree form of popular shrub* Fast growing* Heat and drought tolerant.
Fast Growing Privacy CedarCryptomeria Radicans, also known as Japanese Cedar, is a fast-growing evergreen. One would look terrific as an accent next to your patio. You could also plant several for a quick hedge along your properly line, or use a few as a privacy screen or windbreak.Specifically bred to grow quickly, you’ll be amazed as you watch your Crypotmeria Radicans grow 3-4 feet per year! It’s one of the most graceful evergreens you’ll ever see with its densely-packed, dark green foliage gently tapering to a point as it shoots upward toward the sky. The soft feathery foliage is a delight to touch, and you’ll love how the slightest of breezes inspire a delicate foliage dance. As if all this weren’t enough, your Japanese Cedar (depending upon your particular conditions), will reward you with spicy, bronze tones for winter as an additional decorative touch for the cold season. Japanese Cedar will grow up to 45 feet in height with a 20 foot spread. It’s a rather versatile evergreen, happy in full sun to partial shade. It’s also tolerant of a variety of soil conditions, even including clay. Once established, Japanese Cedar is drought tolerant, and it’s also disease resistant. A lovely evergreen that’s soft and feathery in both appearance and texture, Japanese Cedar is sure to be a delight to your sense all year round. * Fast growing evergreen * Great for privacy and windbreak * Adaptable to a variety of soils * Drought tolerant once established * Disease resistant.
Small Dramatic Weeping ShrubThe Walker Weeping Caragana is a small, deciduous shrub with a unique “weeping” appearance. It would look great as a small accent plant in your flower bed or anywhere you have a small place for an unconventional tree. Your Walker Weeping Caragana is sure to draw a second look from the neighbors. With its dense feathery canopy and dramatic descent to the ground, your Caragana is a study in grace and elegance. The Caragana can grow to 6 feet in height with a 3 feet spread. It’s more tall than wide, so fits easily into almost any space in your garden. Spring brings bright yellow flowers, lending a subtle two-toned appearance to the vibrant green of the plant. However, you’ll be more focused on the compound leaves that lend an endearing feathery appearance to your shrub. In the fall, those leaves will turn a pretty yellow before drifting to the ground in anticipation of winter. Even as the weather turns cold your Caragana will draw the eye. The unusual shape and structure of the shrub make it a stand-out amid the standard winter shapes. Winter snows drift over the cascading branches and gather on the crown providing a lovely display in the cold landscape. Caragana branches descend quickly giving you fast results in your new tree, but then slow down considerably, saving you from needing to extensively prune. You won’t have to fuss with this shrub as it’s quite hardy and easy to grow. It even transplants easily, and is drought tolerant. A Walker Weeping Caragana will be a delightful addition to your garden. * Unusual growth pattern * Spring flowers * Hardy.
Dense, Dark Green, Dwarf ConiferMugo Pine – Pumilo, Pinus mugo ‘Pumilio’, is a popular dwarf conifer that is rugged, hardy and has dark green needles on dense branches. It makes an ideal choice for xeriscaping or for the moisture-conserving landscape.Dwarf Mugo Pine is a useful slow growing evergreen for rock gardens, mass plantings and in groupings. It makes a great container plant too. It will grow to about 3′-5′ with a spread of 6′-10′.In order for it to maintain its excellent form, texture, and color detail in the garden, this Dwarf Mugo Pine needs full sun and prefers dry to average moisture levels with very well-drained soil. It will die in standing water.Prune candles to keep tight and maintain a dense habit of growth. It tends to fill out right to the ground so doesn’t necessarily require facer plants in front.Dwarf Mugo Pine is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments.This is a rather low maintenance shrub and if pruning is necessary, it is recommended to only trim back the new growth of the current season, other than to remove any dieback.Dwarf Mugo Pine Trees grow at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions, can be expected to live for 50 years or more.* Dark Needles on Dense Branches* Loves Well Drained Soil* Long Lived.
Now for something completely new and exoticIntroducing the Chocolate Fountain Mimosa Tree!But, mimosa trees aren’t new, you say. That’s true, but there has never been an albizia quite like this one. For starters the foliage in not the bright green that you’re expecting. It is a rich dark purple – so dark it is almost black. It covers the tree with fern-like leaves in an opulent display from spring to first frost. The dark leaves are the perfect backdrop for the delicate, almost ethereal, cherry-cordial-pink flowers that explode over the tree in the summer.As if that weren’t enough, this is a weeping form of mimosa, so the tree grows into a lovely fountain form with deeply arching branches. Completely eye-catching and unique for a weeping tree, your friends will be begging to know where you got it!It will only reach 15’ high and wide at maturity making it a perfect small tree for a petite garden, a great focal point for an exotic border or a wonderful conversation starter in a large container by the patio or front door.Everyone can use more chocolate in their daily lives – especially chocolate that doesn’t involve diet or exercise! Get yours with a Chocolate Fountain Mimosa tree, (Albizia julibrissin ‘NCAJI’ PP#25813), from Nature Hills today!* Dark colored foliage* Great in the garden or in the container* Weeping tree form* Unique pink flowers * Easy care.
Huge Hydrangea in a Stunning Tree Form NEW! Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea (Tree Form), is an award winning Hydrangea variety trained into a unique tree-like shape. Plant one by your home’s entrance or place a few in patio pots for an enchanting presentation near your pool or backyard grill. Make sure these are front-and-center in your life, as you won’t want to miss a moment of their spectacular, long-blooming display. A Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea is the type of plant that causes passers-by to catch their breath, and when in tree form…well, it’s simply astounding! If you’ve never seen a Vanilla Strawberry bush, imagine a vibrant plant that bursts into a July bloom of 7-inch panicles of delicate blossoms. The huge clusters of flowers begin as a creamy white, transitioning to pink and then a ravishing, strawberry-red. In its tree form, Vanilla Strawberry presents the appearance of an enchanting tree of flowers. It has a slight cascading nature as some of the flowers become so incredibly large and numerous that the weight of the blooms pulls at the red-tinted stems. As the season progresses, your late summer flowers will take on a multicolored effect as the new flowers bloom alongside the old. You simply can’t understand the full stunning nature of this remarkable Hydrangea tree until you’ve seen it for yourself! Artisitically pruned for 3 years, your Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea is grafted on a 36 inch standard trunk. This is truly a work of art. Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea will grow up to 7 feet tall in its tree form with a 5 foot spread. It’s fast growing and generally easy to care for. Having a tree form of one of the most impressive Hydrangea varieties is a one-of-a-kind opportunity. Try a Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea in its tree form this year, and you’re sure to be astounded by its wondrous display! It took 3 years and they are finally ready to ship to you. Because of the time and work involved to produce these trees, quantities are very limited. Order now to avoid disappointment!* First Editions® Plants * Urban tolerant * Multi-colored, long-lasting blooms* Works well in containers * Fast GrowingPruning Woody Hydrangeas.
This cool beauty is hot in containers! Hydrangeas, those queens of the shade garden, never fail to impress with their big blooms and luscious leaves. What could possibly improve on that? How about a smart tree form of the award-winning Fire and Ice Hydrangea!Not only is the tree form easy to put in your landscape but it fits right in garden containers and patio beds and takes up much less room than the bush form. Grafted onto high-quality stock, this is instant topiary for your garden!As if the striking tree form wasn’t enough, you haven’t truly enjoyed hydrangeas until you’ve seen Fire and Ice. This beauty heralds early summer with an explosion of creamy white panicles of hundreds of small florets. Then in mid-summer the flowers blush to pink in preparation for the fall show when the flowers turn deep red to match the season.This is such a great garden plant! You can use a pair to flank a doorway in large pots, or use one as a specimen in a planting bed. Try them with azaleas and coral bells for an unforgettable display!Whatever you do, don’t wait to order these. At this price they will be flying out of the nursery.Buy your Fire and Ice Panicle Hydrangea Tree Form online from us today!* Petit topiary tree form perfect for any garden space * Color-changing blooms * Easy care * Great in containers * Months of flowers * Perfect for cuttingPruning Woody Hydrangeas.
A touch of the tropics for your yard! Ernest Henry “Chinese” Wilson was a man on a mission. Specifically, that mission was to collect plant specimens for the Arnold Arboretum in Boston, MA in the early 1900’s. He is responsible for the introduction of thousands of plant species from the Far East to the West.On one particular visit to Korea in 1918, he was staying at a small hotel and fell in love with a tree in the courtyard. He collected a few seeds and sent them back to Boston. It would be almost 4 years before the seeds were planted in the Arboretum. The New England winter was harsh that year one hardy little tree survived and was named after its discoverer. So, we now have a very tropical looking tree that will survive New England winters!EH Wilson Mimosa Tree (Albizia julibrissin ‘E.H. Wilson’) is a great mimosa tree with silky, tassel-like pink flowers that bloom all summer long. The fern-like leaves provide soft dappled shade for your garden. Perfect in tough urban areas as well as traditional suburban gardens, this tree demands to be seen. Plant it where you can enjoy it from the inside and the outside. The airy flowers and subtle fragrance will enchant you all season.This is a very fast growing tree. In full sun it will quickly grow to 30’ high and wide. It is very drought tolerant and is even ok with road salt being tossed at it in the winter. If you want a tough-but-tropical tree for your garden, patio or large container, order yours from us today!* Easy care* Gorgeous pink tassle-like flowers* Soft foliage* Full sun* Delicate fragrance* Drought tolerant.
Cold-Hardy, Everblooming Tree RosePolar Joy, Rosa ‘Balore’, is a hardy tree rose variety. This introduction from Bailey Nurserie’s award-winning rose breeding program was developed particularly for the northern garden and would look outstanding in your perennial bed this year. It would be especially attractive as a vertical accent among low-growing roses and/or perennials. Your Polar Joy is a hardy shrub rose variety that has been trained into a tree form. This combination gives you a spectacularly beautiful rose tree that will not only bloom all summer for you, but also survive harsh conditions. You’ll adore the beautiful clusters of soft pink blossoms. Each delicate, 2-inch bloom is lightly kissed by a soft, yellow center and emits a subtle, clean fragrance that will pull you in close to sample its charms. Combined with its light green foliage, your Polar Joy gives the impression of spring apple blossoms in your yard…only these fabulous blooms last all summer long. Polar Joy Tree Rose will grow to about 6 feet in height. It has excellent disease resistance and flowers best in full sun. Unlike other tree roses which are actually 2 or 3 different roses grafted or budded together (the root, the stem and the top), Polar Joy is the same hardy rose plant from top to bottom, giving it unmatched hardiness. The only truly hardy tree rose, Rose Polar Joy™ is a tough, dependable choice in a rose tree for your yard this year! * First Editions® Plants* Lovely flowers * Everblooming * Cold hardy * Disease resistant foliage * Wildlife interest.