Compact Shrub with an Explosion of Bright Gold in Early Spring Gardeners who look forward to early spring color will absolutely love this plant. Your Show Off Starlet Forsythia makes a great choice for an accent plant in mixed borders or foundation plantings! Early spring brings a bright gold profusion of 4 petalled blooms from tip to stem. Butterflies love them. Show Off™ Starlet has a nice and tidy compact, upright habit. It matures to 2′-3′ with a spread of 3′-4′. It has dark green lance shaped leaves that turn bronze in autumm. Show Off Starlet is air pollution tolerant, along with being deer resistant. It prefers a good, loose soil and is very adaptable. Prune after flowering if needed. If you wish to maintain a smaller plant, remove a few of the oldest stems at ground level. It may be trimmed back to the ground if desired. For a dazzling early spring display in a compact shrub, you can’t go wrong with the Show Off Starlet Forsythia! * Profuse Blooms in Early Spring* Upright Stems* Deer Resistant.
Brilliant Flowers and Colorful Winter Foliage Autumn Princess Encore Azalea, Azalea x ‘Roblea’, is known for its repeat bloom, sun tolerance and gorgeous pink flowers. You could use these as foundation plantings, or place a few in containers to dress up your outdoor living space or balcony. Your Autumn Princess Encore Azalea is an amazing Azalea variety with a lot to offer for its diminutive stature. You’ll adore the semi-double blooms with their delightful, ruffled appearance that just begs you to reach out and touch their delicate beauty. Each individual 2-inch blossom would be enough to light up your landscape with its salmon-pink intensity. However, viewed en masse, as they blanket your shrub in color, the effect is stunning. Most Azalea varieties would complete their bloom with the arrival of summer, but not your Autumn Princess! Autumn Princess Encore Azalea will continue bringing you its floral beauty from spring into fall. As if the incredible flowers weren’t enough, the evergreen foliage of your Autumn Princess will reward you with hues of deep burgundy to grace your winter landscape. Autumn Princess will grow up to 4 feet in height with a 3-foot spread. It has an upright, rounded nature and is both sun and drought tolerant. It’s a relatively easy shrub to maintain, growing naturally beautiful without the need for pruning or special care. The Encore series of Azaleas truly are exceptional, and Autumn Princess is a lovely choice among them. Hardy, and small enough to fit in just about anywhere, Autumn Princess Encore Azalea will provide you with years of carefree beauty. * Pink flowers * Re-bloomer * Great for containers * Sun tolerant * Drought tolerant.
Compact Explosion of Color Flaming Mound Spiraea is a deciduous shrub with ornamental features. It would look particularly stunning planted en masse, in a rock garden or perhaps even as a single planting in your perennial bed amid less-colorful plants. Your Flaming Mound Spiraea has a lot to offer for such a diminutive shrub. Just as its name implies, it will appear as a ‘flaming mound” of brilliant color in your landscape. You’ll adore the colorful foliage this remarkable, little shrub provides. Each tiny leaf begins life with a blazing red shade, transitioning to yellow and returning again to red for autumn. The contrast of the summer foliage with the long-lasting flowers is exquisite. Large, 4-inch round corymbs of deep pink flowers adorn Flaming Mound from late spring and into summer, blanketing it in color and texture. You can extend the bloom of your Flaming Mound with some simple deadheading, but the lovely foliage will continue to provide interest even after the flowers have faded. Flaming Mound Spiraea will grow to 2 feet in height with an equal spread. It’s known for its dwarf habit and has a mounding form. Flaming Mound is adaptive to a variety of conditions and is quite hardy overall. It’s considered a fast-growing shrub so you won’t have to wait long to see results, and the flowers are even useful for craft projects (or just used as a floral display on your kitchen table). There are so many fabulous features of Flaming Mound Spiraea that it’s easy to suggest that most gardeners will want one for their yards. Under ideal conditions, it will even live up to 20 years so it’s a great investment in an ornamental shrub that is fast-growing, hardy and beautiful. * Summer flowers * Fast growing * Great cut flower * Works in containers * Adaptive to a variety of soils * Fall interest.
Extend Your Lilac Season With This Fast Grower The Pocahontas Lilac is very showy and fragrant. It would make a lovely screen and is beautiful as a focal point. Your Pocahontas Lilac is an extremely vigorous, cold hardy, upright plant that is an early bloomer to extend your Lilac season. The Pocahontas Lilac blooms earlier and longer than most Lilacs. From spring through fall it will be covered in large clusters of rich violet booms, then fade to a pretty deep lilac color. All the while displaying dense, dark green leaves. Plant the Pocahontas somewhere in your landscape so you can truly enjoy it. Near a patio or walk perhaps so you can revel in the outstanding fragrance, the butterflies and hummingbirds. The Pocahontas Lilac will tolerate some shade but it will flower more profusely in full sun. The blooms make excellent cut flowers for bouquets and will bring the color and scent of spring into your house. Plant this showy and fragrant Lilac in your yard for an outstandingly long show of color and fragrance. * Fragrant* Long blooming* Low maintenance .
A Unique Barberry with Outstanding Color The Sunjoy Gold Beret Barberry is a unique low mounding shrub, with outstanding color. It’s an excellent choice to place anywhere in your landscape that needs a bright shot of color. Your Sunjoy Gold Beret Barberry will provide multi seasonal color. It shows off its new red foliage in the spring, and then it turns a striking bright yellow-gold for the summer; sure to be an eye-catcher anywhere in the yard. In fall it will transform again to a brilliant orange-red. The Sunjoy Gold Beret Barberry is petite, perfect for tight spaces, as a border or in mass plantings. This would beautiful in front of an evergreen privacy screen. The bright yellow and red against dark emerald green would be a stunning contrast of color and texture. This low mounding shrub needs no maintenance. It is drought and pollutant tolerant which makes it a great choice in city homes that don’t have much room. It’s also deer resistant, and although it can withstand light shade you will see the very best show of color when planted in full sun. The Sunjoy Gold Beret Barberry is a small shrub that provides big drama. It can fit anywhere in your landscape and is sure to be an attention getter. * No maintenance* Deer resistant* Seasonal color.
Small Shrub with Late Season Color Petit Bleu Bluebeard is a tiny, deciduous shrub with ornamental appeal. These look wonderful in a mixed border, a perennial bed or as part of a wildlife garden. You could also effectively use a few as container plants on your patio. Your Petit Bleu Bluebeard is a Proven Winners selection, and it’s easy to understand why it’s such a popular choice. When many of your summer flowers have begun their decline, Petit Bleu Bluebeard will be ready to being its show. From late summer and into fall, this delicate, little shrub will be an asset to not only the ornamental appeal of your yard, but also to the butterflies and other pollinators seeking a late season treat. Clusters of petite, blue flowers amid tall stalks will rise up above the vibrant green of the glossy, mounded foliage. Even the foliage itself is of interest, and a light brush of your hand will release its aromatic appeal. Petit Bleu Bluebeard will grow to about 30-inches tall with a 24-inch spread. It has a compact, tight growth habit, and does best in loose, well-drained soils. Petit Bleu is drought-tolerant once established and deer resistant. It has no significant disease or insect issues to be concerned with. It will grow beautifully in its natural state, but doesn’t mind pruning if you’d like to take a hand in its shaping. Petit Bleu Bluebeard certainly gives a lot back for the small amount of space and time it requires. With Petit Bleu, you’ll get a great return on your investment! * Late season bloom * Aromatic foliage * Wildlife interest * Hardy.
No Maintenance on Small Shrub The Potentilla Goldfinger is a gorgeous, compact shrub. Its brilliant golden yellow flowers are nearly two inches across. Its large, rich yellow blossoms bloom all summer, and are a beautiful against this shrubs fine textured foliage. Besides blooming into late fall, it is also deer resistant. It is widely regarded as one the best yellow-flowering potentilla cultivars. The Goldfingers’ compact, mounding form makes it a perfect choice as a border, low hedge or an accent piece in your garden. This shrub requires very little maintenance. It is best pruned in late winter to control its size and shape. If left to grow, it will mature to 3′ with a little wider spread. Goldfinger should only be grown in full sunlight. It is adaptable to moist or dry locations and preforms beautifully in urban conditions. * Large 2 Yellow Flowers* Deer Resistant* Prefers Full Sun.
Columnar Shrub That Provides Texture but Saves Space Fine Line Buckthorn is a deciduous shrub. Use one as a foundation planting, or several as a backdrop for your perennial bed. It also makes an excellent privacy screen. If you need a versatile shrub and have limited space requirements, then Fine Line Buckthorn is for you. This Proven Winner’s selection features fern-like foliage for a wispy appearance that will add texture to your landscape. It’s narrow, columnar growth makes it a valuable addition to any area where you’d like a vertical accent in a small area. Fine Line Buckthorn will grow 5-7 feet tall, but only 2 feet wide. It doesn’t self-seed, so isn’t weedy and also isn’t invasive (as some similar varieties are). The foliage turns yellow for fall, so some autumn interest is an added bonus. A truly versatile, deciduous shrub, Fine Line Buckthorn will easily find a home in one or more spots in your landscape this year. * Tight, columnar habit * Adaptable to a variety of soils * Good container plant * Drought tolerant (once established) * Wildlife interest * Urban tolerant * Non invasive * Proven Winner selection * Deer resistant.
A Favorite of Wildlife and Year-Round Interest Canada Red Select Cherry is a lovely tree with decorative interest and versatile fruit. Plant one for a splash of color in a barren area of your yard or anywhere its colorful foliage, flowers and fruit can be enjoyed year-round. Your Canada Red Select Cherry is a remarkably beautiful tree with something to offer for every season of the year. In spring, its 6-inch long racemes of delicate, white flowers will dangle on the breeze, a lovely welcome to the new season. The fragrant flowers are a stand-out amid the vibrant foliage. Each oblong leaf features a delightfully, fine-toothed edge that begins life with a lively green but takes on a deep purple hue by summer. As autumn arrives, the foliage assumes additional tints of red/orange, a beautiful contrast against the smooth bark with its grey/brown coloring and shallow-fissured texture. As if these decorative features weren’t enough, Canada Red Select Cherry Tree will provide you with clusters of 1/3-inch, red “cherries” from July to October, and appear purple/black by fall. The thick skin conceals dark, thin flesh that is sour when eaten fresh, but delicious when made into such culinary delights as jelly and wine. Your Canada Red Select Cherry Tree is also prized by wildlife. Birds will eat the flesh, chipmunks will carry away the pits and many others are sure to visit for a tasty treat. Canada Red Select Cherry Tree will grow 25 feet tall with a 20 foot spread. It has a straight trunk and uniform top. Canada Red is adaptable to a variety of conditions and will even tolerate poor soils. It has an overall hardy nature that is a breeze to care for. The value of your Canada Red Select Cherry Tree cannot be denied. It not only offers decorative interest for every season, but even provides valuable fruit for wildlife and a culinary treat for your table every year. Try one today! * Colorful foliage* Fragrant spring flowers* Wildlife interest* Adaptable to a variety of conditions* Year round interest.
Enjoy Lavender-Pink Fragrant Flowers for Months! The Bloomerang Lilac is one of the most productive and consistent, re-blooming Lilacs. Most Lilacs range in color from pink to red-purple making the color of the Bloomerang quite unusual and very popular. Its first bloom period appears in mid May, a spectacular show of large, lavender-pink, fragrant clusters of flowers. These sweet scented flowers will cover the branches in the spring letting you know that spring has well and truly sprung. Your Bloomerang will take a short rest in June then begin to re-bloom in July and continues until the frost. While most Lilacs bloom for a few weeks in the spring, the Bloomerang will bloom for months! The blooms from summer to fall will be a darker purple than the spring blossoms. It’s like having two shrubs in one! Imagine fragrant lavender bouquets in your home for spring, and darker purple floral arrangements decorating your home in the fall. The Bloomerang has a compact, mounded shape that fits easily into any landscape. It would be perfect in smaller spaces, or as a low, divinely fragrant border. However, it’s also ideal as a foundation plant or in a container to add height and drama. Place it in a decorative container on the patio and enjoy months of blooms. The Lilac is a classic flowering shrub that has been a favorite for generations. Don’t say goodbye to the Lilacs after a few short weeks each year, plant the Bloomerang and enjoy its wonderful display and scent for months. * Fragrant* Long blooming* Compact* Attracts Butterflies* Deer Resistant * Fall Interest* Rebloomer .
Silvery Blue Wave Loves Salt The Juniper Hughes is silver blue, low growing and wide spreading. It’s a top notch evergreen, perfect as an accent or groundcover. The color of the Juniper Hughes is stunning, the uses are endless and the benefits are abundant. The Juniper Hughes has silvery-blue foliage most of the year, adding low lying light to your garden beds. In the fall and winter it will delight as it takes on a slight purple cast. With a mature height of 15 inches and a spread of 6′-8′, its graceful branches would be beautiful cascading over rocks or walls. The Juniper Hughes would also be lovely as groundcover, foundation planting or as a border. Its ground hugging growth pattern is perfect for hard to plant slopes. Planted along retaining walls or curbs it adds year round coverage, texture and color. Don’t let the Juniper Hughes size fool you though, it is one fierce shrub. Adaptable to snow and frost as well as excessive heat, it thrives in rocky or sandy soil and is highly tolerant of urban pollution. Even the deer will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. Plant the extremely adaptable and hardy Juniper Hughes and enjoy year round color in your landscape. * Silver Blue Foliage* Spreads to 8’* Loves Sun, Heat, Snow, Frost, Salt, Sandy Soil.
Intense Pink Flowers on an Easy to Grow, Drought Tolerant Shrub The Quince, Double Take Pink Storm, ‘Chaenomeles ‘Pink Storm’, produces a spectacular early spring display. Their large flowers with intense pink color will make you look twice or do the “Double Take.” This plant is excellent for hedging, mass planting and cut flower gardens. Double Take would be spectacular as an early season specimen for the mixed border. The ‘Pink Storm’ is easy to care for and they do not produce thorns or fruit. Once this plant is established, it is very drought tolerant. It will mature to 3′-4′ with an equal spread. It may be pruned to any size. The Double Take Pink Storm is deer resistant. It is heat and drought tolerant and makes a beautiful landscape plant. It will do well in full sun to part shade. Double Take blooms on old wood so do not prune before the spring flowers are spent. For consistent blooms of high quality, and an abundance of striking color for your landscape, you can’t go wrong with the Double Take Pink Storm. * Intense Pink Flowers in Early Spring* No Thorns or Fruit* Loves Sun & Heat* Drought Tolerant.
Ornamental Shrub with Brilliant Foliage The Sunjoy Gold Pillar Barberry is a deciduous shrub with brilliant foliage. It would look great as a short hedge or border along a walkway. Your Sunjoy Gold Pillar Barberry is particularly prized for its bright yellow foliage that maintains its brilliance all summer long. The one inch leaves emerge in scarlet raiment when spring arrives, but quickly adopt their golden glory. When fall approaches they briefly return to their red origins, but this time with a decidedly brighter orange hue as well, which is quite spectacular to behold. The Barberry grows to about four feet tall in a wide columnar fashion. Light yellow flowers appear in the spring, but you may not notice them. They will however be useful in drawing pollinators to your yard. It’s very adaptable and tolerant of many conditions, so won’t require a lot of care from you. Another useful feature of this particular cultivar is that it won’t suffer leaf scorch like some other yellow Barberry will, making it a superior selection among Barberry choices. Barberry has a long history of medicinal uses dating back more than 2,000 years. It’s also sometimes used cosmetically and even in some crafts. No matter what the Sunjoy Gold Pillar Barberry is used for, none will compare to its use as an uncommonly beautiful addition to your landscape. * Outstanding foliage color* Low maintenance* Drought tolerant .
Small Shrub with a Huge Punch of Color Crimson Pygmy Barberry is a deciduous ornamental shrub with outstanding color. These would look terrific in your landscape border or perhaps in a Japanese-themed garden. Plant Crimson Pygmy against the golds, yellows and deep greens of your landscape for stark contrast, or use as a companion to anything in the pink/rose spectrum. Your Crimson Pygmy Barberry is a must-have for your yard. It’s tiny enough to fit in just about anywhere and offers a lot of interest for its small stature and hardy nature. A veritable rainbow of color, Crimson Pygmy presents red-brown stems supporting petite, yellowed-hued blossoms in spring. Purplish-red foliage fills out the shrub throughout the season, adding a sprinkling of bright red berries for fall, a popular attraction for your feathered friends. Crimson Pygmy maintains a compact, rounded form and true color consistently from spring until frost for a lovely plant to grace your yard. Your Crimson Pygmy Barberry is a small shrub but packs huge color into any landscape. It’s naturally small in stature at about two feet tall with a 3 foot spread. It has all of the characteristics you’ll love in a landscape shrub. Crimson Pygmy is resistant to disease, urban conditions, deer and insects, and perhaps best of all, doesn’t require pruning. However, if you want to treat it as a topiary or downsize it, it’s perfectly amenable to being shaped to please. Crimson Pygmy prefers full sun, and after its root system is established, it will only need watering during periods of drought. If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind small shrub that’s sure to draw attention with its punch of color, than the Crimson Pygmy Barberry is the shrub for you! * Colorful Foliage, flowers and berries* Compact Size* Hardy* Wildlife interest.
While Flowers with Superior Fragrance Common White Lilac is an ornamental shrub with stunning flowers of intoxicating fragrance. You could use several to dazzling effect as a hedge, or even plant just one as an individual accent near your patio where you can enjoy its spring show. Your Common White Lilac is well-known and loved by gardeners all over the world for its beauty and fragrance. Its pristine white flowers bloom on long, upright panicles in mid-spring. The dark green, heart-shaped leaves provide an elegant compliment to the clustered blossoms. As if the dazzling spring display weren’t enough, your Common White Lilac will astound you with its fragrance–one of the most powerful fragrances emitted by a plant (and one of its most-beloved features). Common White Lilac will grow to about 10 feet in height with an 8 foot spread. It’s a very hardy shrub, especially for North American gardens as it can withstand severely cold winters. In fact, Common White Lilac actually does best in areas with significant frost in wintertime. It’s also quite tolerant of soil conditions and will even do well in urban environments. Although it has been recreated for perfumes and candles, nothing can compare to the scent of fresh Lilac in your yard and home. Used as cut flowers, or left to decorate your yard, the fragrance is captivating, ensuring the scent of spring for weeks, if not months. Plant one today, or couple one with our Common Purple Lilac for outstanding color contrast. Either way, you won’t want to miss the allure of a Lilac for your landscape. * Gorgeous flowers * Outstanding fragrance * Cold hardy.