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.
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.
Colorful Foliage and Flowers Sunshine Daydream Abelia is a compact shrub with variegated foliage and lovely flowers. Plant a few for a short, colorful border along your sidewalk, or perhaps just a few in your perennial bed for an enduring splash of color. Your Sunshine Daydream is an Abelia with a more compact nature than some other cultivars but still possessing all the majestic color you’ve come to expect of an Abelia. Like a “daydream” on a summer day resplendent in “sunshine”, Sunshine Daydream presents an elegant mixture of color and texture that seems too beautiful to be real. Beloved most for its colorful foliage, your Sunshine Daydream features glossy leaves of a lively green hue with shades of cream. The green/cream blend sets the stage for the exquisite, rosy edging of each leaf. As if the lovely foliage wasn’t enough, trumpet-shaped, white blooms appear in late spring and persist into fall, slowly transitioning to a rosy hue with the passage of time. The subtle fragrance of the blossoms creates a compelling allure for your yard’s pollinators. In autumn an additional splash of color appears with the foliage transitioning to purple, an engaging picture that blends with the purple stems. Sunshine Daydream is an evergreen shrub that will grow up to 4 feet tall with an equal spread. It has a mounded habit and a spreading nature that is more compact than many other Abelia cultivars. Under optimal conditions can live up to 30 years, so it’s even quite long-lived. An Abelia variety that has a lot to offer, Sunshine Daydream Abelia’s colorful foliage is sure to be one of your favorite additions to your yard this year. * Colorful foliage and flowers* Fragrant * Evergreen* Multi-season interest* Deer resistance* Heat and humidity tolerant* Long lived* Three season interest* Works well in containers.
Timeless Plant With Dark Foliage All Winter Some 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 Low Growing Cascading Evergreen Russian Cypress, Microbiota decussata, is a versatile, spreading conifer. These would make a delightful shrub boarder or even an outstanding ground cover in your rock garden. It’s also a good choice for shady places where other evergreens might not thrive as well. Your Russian Cypress is a low-growing evergreen. Its feathery, fan-like sprays are soft to the touch with delicate nodding tips. The vibrant green foliage will present a lively appearance in your yard, and continue to draw your interest into the winter when it transforms to a darker, gold-purple hue. The branches diplay a subtle arch for a gentle, mounded appearance. Russian Cypress resembles horizontal-type junipers, but has the bright green, soft foliage of an arborvitae. Russian Cypress is an extremely hardy evergreen with no significant disease or insect issues. It will grow to about 1 foot tall with a 6 foot spread. Russian Cypress likes full sun to full shade, and its best performance occurs in partial sun in moist, well-drained soils. However, it’s also quite adaptable to poor soils in sun and wind-exposed sites as well. It’s even deer resistant, so you won’t have to worry about your furry friends taking a nibble as they pass through your yard. For a versatile, hardy evergreen with lively color and a spreading nature, Russian Cypress is a terrific choice! * Evergreen* Low-Growing * Winter Color* 4-season interest* Cold hardy .
Silver/Blue Foliage and a Treat for your Wildlife Grey Owl Juniper is a needled evergreen. Plant one as a shrub border along your home where its colorful foliage and cones will provide year-round appeal. Your Grey Owl Juniper is at once both elegant and refined. The gently ascending branches rise up then slightly dip, creating a soft, restful feel amid other plantings. Silver-tinted, green needles lend the foliage an airy, bluish-hue that appears far more sophisticated than other common evergreens. The female Grey Owl Juniper is known for the copious blue cones it produces in summer that persist into winter. The berry-like cones will be an attraction for your wildlife, especially the birds who come to nest in the dense foliage. In colder climates, the tips of the branches will also transition to purple for the winter months. Grey Owl Juniper grows 3 feet tall with a 6-foot spread. It has an attractive, spreading habit with a slight vase shape. Grey Owl performs best in full sun, but is tolerant of a variety of conditions, and is considered a long-lived shrub. Overall, Grey Owl is relatively trouble free and a low-maintenance shrub you can leave to grow naturally beautiful. As popular as evergreen shrubs are for home landscapes, few are as endearing as the Grey Owl Juniper. With its superior color, elegant form and appeal to wildlife, Grey Owl Juniper will be both a practical and charming addition to your home. * Colorful foliage * Evergreen, year-round interest * Attractive to wildlife * Spreading habit.
Soft, Compact Evergreen Chamaecyparis Soft Serve, Soft Serve™ Chamaecyparis pisfera ‘Dow Whiting’, is a compact, slow growing, lush, and conical evergreen that is the perfect size for use as a specimen or landscape hedge. It sports soft fern-like branches that have rich bright green leaves. An attractive blue tint appears on the underside of the foliage. Soft Serve is extremely adaptable, but prefers moist, loamy, well-drained, lime-free soils. Requires no pruning, but minimal pruning can be done in summer if desired. It does need protection from harsh winter sun and winds, so select location carefully. It matures to a 6′-10′ height with an equal spread. Soft Serve is a perfect plant for containers, hedges, mixed shrub-perennials borders, containers, hedges, mixed borders, and accents. It becomes a winter shelter for songbirds and quail! Zones 5-7. * Soft Fern Like Branches* Lush Conical Form* Great hedge.
One of the Most Popular Evergreen Shrubs! Plants become popular for a reason, whether it’s because they are easy care, beautiful, disease-resistant or simply look great anywhere. Densiformis Yew (Taxus x media ‘Densiformis’) is popular for ALL of those reasons and then some. One of the most popular evergreen shrubs today, you will find this beauty in residential foundation plantings, commercial landscapes and container gardens all over America. This popular yew has bright green needles that give it a soft, almost fluffy appearance. It doesn’t grow fast, but it grows strong. The new growth emerges bright green and eventually matures to deep green. It grows 4’ high and 6’ wide, but trims well. Use it as a backdrop to flowering shrubs or colorful annuals. Plant it around a tall tree or as a hedge around your patio. Put it in your favorite containers on either side of your front door. It grows fine in sun but thrives in complete shade. Use it liberally in problem shady areas. Not only is it a low maintenance shrub, but Densidormis is tolerant to deer, pollution, rabbits and seashore breezes. Densiformis Yew is an amazing evergreen that should not to be left out of any landscape, so don’t leave it out of yours! Order some today. * Deep Green Needles * Hedge Plant * Shade Loving.
A Brand New Alternative to your Evergreen Shrubs Are you tired of the traditional foundation plantings that are the staples of neighborhoods all across America? Boxwood, cherry laurel, holly and juniper are all wonderful plants and they definitely have their charms, but is it time for something different? Cue the newest star on the market – Distylium ‘Coppertone’. Coppertone is a mid-sized rounded, spreading evergreen with eye-catching coppery-red new leaves that mature to a soft blue-green. The effect is almost like a watercolor painting. No matter what their color, flowers practically pop in front of a hedge of ‘Coppertone’. Coppertone is one of those lovely shrubs that stands out when you want it to, and blends in when it must. Being a member of the American native witch-hazel family, this wonderful shrub also produces petite red flowers that cover the branches in the winter. It decorates itself for the holidays! You will be completely charmed by the little fuzzy flowers. Coppertone grows best in full sun to moderate shade with well-drained soil, but it won’t mind drought, heat and even wet oil. Insects and diseases aren’t a problem, either. This is a remarkably easy plant to grow anywhere you want a low-maintenance evergreen shrub. Replace your aging foundation plants with a new landscape of ‘Coppertone’. Plant some down your driveway or along your side yard to breathe new life into your home. Order yours today! * First Editions® Plants* Great new evergreen* Colorful foliage and winter flowers* Super easy care.
Colorful Holly with Year-Round Interest Compact Japanese Holly, Ilex cenata ‘Compacta’, ornamental shrub. Plant several for a lovely, low hedge or even just one as an elegant accent in your perennial bed. Your Compact Japanese Holly is sure to amaze you with its color and vivacity. New growth stems emerge with a delightful, purple hue that creates a gorgeous mix of shades amid the evergreen foliage. The slightly scalloped edges of the leaves present an additional decorative appearance compared to other common evergreens. Step up close in spring and you’ll be treated to the sight of adorable little blooms of yellow-tinted, white perfection. The glossy, dark green foliage persists in its this compacta holly evergreen vitality all year-round, accented with petite, black fruit in fall. The fruit hangs on into winter, a boon for wildlife and a decorative feature against the white, winter snows. Compact Japanese Holly will grow up to 4-6 feet in height with an equal width. It has an upright habit with an oval shape and well-branched, compact form. Japanese Holly grows naturally beautiful, but is amenable to pruning if you so desire. It can even be guided into particular shapes so is great as a topiary specimen. Everyone loves a Holly plant, and Compact Japanese Holly is certainly one of the best. Flowers, fruit, uniquely-shaped leaves and a mix of foliage color all come together in this one Holly to make it an outstanding choice. Compact Japanese Holly is even remarkably easy to grow and sure to bring its vibrant color and lively characteristics to your landscape for years to come. * Ornamental evergreen * Deer resistant * Considered allergy free * Heat and humidity tolerant * Rabbit resistant * Urban tolerant.
Stunning Fuchsia Flowers and Autumn Color P.J.M. Rhododendron is a broadleaf evergreen shrub with ornamental features. Place a few in your shade garden or perhaps plant some as a shrub border in your side yard. Even if choosing just one, P.J.M would make a lovely specimen planting anywhere you place it in your yard. Your P.J.M. Rhododendron will astound you with its masses of gorgeous blooms of brilliant fuchsia that appear in spring. Each delicate image of floral perfection appears in clusters of 4-9 blossoms for a truly outstand effect that’s impossible to miss. An added benefit are the butterflies, hummingbirds and bees that will flock to your P.J.M. to enjoy its subtle scent, adding yet another charming element to an already enchanting shrub. Even the foliage on your P.J.M. is lovely. Each 3-inch, oval leaf of thick texture possesses a vibrant, dark green shade that frames the flowers perfectly. Even without the beautiful blooms, the foliage fills out the shrub for a rich, full appearance in your landscape. As autumn approaches, your P.J.M. offers up one last blast of color as the foliage transitions to a deep purple for the winter months. P.J.M. Rhododendron will grow to 6 feet high with a 4-foot spread. It has an upright, mounding habit and compact form. It tends to naturally maintain a neat appearance so won’t require any particular fuss from you if you prefer to let it grow naturally. The PJM Group of Rhododendrons are known to be particular winter hardy and long-lived. In fact, under optimal conditions P.J.M. will live up to 40 years. It’s hard to imagine a more stunning image in your yard than the profusion of dazzling, fuchsia blooms this amazing Rhododendron will grace your yard with this spring. A hardy shrub with flowers and gorgeous fall color, P.J.M. is one of those shrubs that makes you want to plant more again next year…and the year after that! * Spring flowers * Fragrant * Evergreen * Long lived * Cold hardy * Heat tolerant.
The Autumn Coral Encore Azalea, Azaela x ‘Conled’, is an evergreen azalea that is an extremely heavy bloomer throughout the summer and fall. The Autumn Coral Encore Azalea has a single form that has soft coral pink flowers, dotted with bright fuchsia centers, and blooms profusely throughout the summer and fall months. The Autumne Coral Encore Azalea has a medium growth rate, this repeat bloomer makes a great foundation plant. This new variety possesses a unique blooming time and is superior in development of a dense plant with attractive single pink flowers. A site sloping to the north or east is usually best because it is less subjected to rapid temperature changes in late fall or early spring; needs wind protection. Filtered sunlight is ideal, but morning sunlight is best; plant may survive continuous shade if trees have branches pruned high. Protection from afternoon sun may also be given by fences, shrubbery or screens. Roots of azaleas and rhododendrons are very delicate and unable to penetrate heavy or rocky soils; excellent drainage is important. * Prefers acid soils* Attracts butterflies* Long bloom time.
3-Season Vibrant Color Autumn Carnation Encore Azalea, Azalea x ‘Roblec’, is known for its repeating blooms, sun tolerance and fall color. Plant one near your perennial bed for some height and color contrast, or use a few along your house for a vibrant hedge. Your Autumn Carnation Encore Azalea is, just as the name implies, a delight in the cooler months. However, it also packs a lot of color and charm into its small stature spring through summer! The show begins with a heavy bloom of semi-double flowers that span nearly 3 inches, their layered petals of pink perfection an eye-popping asset for your yard. Autumn Carnation’s ruffled pink flowers are a perfect complement to the glossy foliage that is deep green for spring and summer, but resplendent in shades of purple for fall. This is an Azalea that not only provides repeat blooms from spring through summer, but also features a lively autumn show. Autumn Carnation Encore Azalea will grow up to 5 feet tall with a 4 foot spread. It has an upright habit, and is more sun tolerant than some other Azalea varieties. Autumn Carnation also has some cold tolerance and will do well in your yard or in containers on your patio. Wildlife loves it, so you’ll be sure to draw pollinators to your yard including the ever-lovely hummingbirds and butterflies. There are many types of Azalea on the market today, but few as lovely and productive as Autumn Carnation. You can’t go wrong with this heavy-blooming, spring variety that keeps blooming into winter and even provides a colorful fall display. Try one today and you’ll see why Autumn Carnation Encore Azalea is such a popular Azalea for today’s gardeners. * Pink flowers * Repeat bloomer * Autumn interest * Wildlife interest * Sun tolerant * Somewhat cold tolerate * Works well in containers.
Great Privacy Screen or Hedge The Blue Arrow Juniper, Juniperus scopulorum ‘Blue Arrow,’ is an easy to grow, columnar shaped conifer. It’s dense growth, unique deep colors and narrow shape make it a very versatile plant with many uses. This beautiful, silver-blue juniper is evergreen, giving your landscape color all year long. The branches stay compact, while the narrow habit of this juniper only spreads 2-4 feet wide. This upright grower can reach heights of 16 to 20 feet tall. Plant two beside entryways to create a stunning, formal look. Plant several to soften a corner of your yard or as a unique background for beds and borders.You can also use them to create a tight tall, narrow hedge or privacy svcreen. * Deep, blue-green color* Formal look* Deer resistant .
Bi-Color Flowers and Year-Round Appeal Autumn Twist Encore Azalea, Azalea x ‘Conlep’, (from the Encore series), is an ornamental shrub with delightful, bi-color blooms. Plant a few as a short hedge along a side building, or just one in your front yard for 3-season color that can’t be beat. Your Autumn Twist Encore Azalea features white/pink-shaded petals with purple striping. Each lovely blossom is about 3-inches across with variation that spans from white to pink, pink/purple and purple. The blooms begin in spring and continue on through summer and even into fall for an exceptionally long season of re-blooming color. The dark green foliage provides an elegant backdrop for the vibrant color of the flowers, and will maintain an evergreen presence in your yard through the cold winter months. Autumn Twist Encore Azalea will grow up to 4.5 feet high with a 4-foot spread. It has an upright growth rate with a rounded form. Autumn Twist Encore Azalea is fast-growing, so you won’t have to wait long to see its spectacular results. Autumn Twist is heat, disease and drought tolerant so it’ll certainly be a tough little shrub that you won’t have to fuss over. As Azaleas go, it’s hard to beat the Encore series, and Autumn Twist Encore Azalea is one of the best. Hardy and evergreen with a re-blooming display of bicolor flowers, Autumn Twist is sure to enliven your landscape not just in autumn, but all year round. * Bicolor flowers* Repeat bloomer * Fast growing* Evergreen* Heat & drought tolerant* Disease resistant.