Flaming Mound Spirea

Flaming Mound Spirea
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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.

Crimson Pygmy Barberry

Crimson Pygmy Barberry
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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.

Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry

Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry
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Brilliant Autumn Red in Tree or Shrub The Autumn Brillance Serviceberry is a popular shrubby tree prized primarily for its fall color and succulent summer berries, referred to as juneberries.  It would look great as a shrub border in your yard or grown as a small tree. The Autumn Brillance is a cultivar of the Apple Serviceberry. It’s a cross between the Downy and Allegheny.  It’s prized particularly for its obovate 5-inch long leaves that turn to a spectacular reddish-orange in the fall. Before its’ leaves begin to appear, its 5-petalled clusters of white flowers will stand in sharp contrast to the browns and greys of your transitioning landscape. Soon you’ll see the flowers give way to small green berries that gradually progress to red and eventually into a deep purple in early summer.  The Serviceberry is a shrubby tree that grows up to 15-25 feet with an equal spread.  It can be left alone to grow as a shrub or pruned to be a multi stemmed or single stemmed small tree.  It grows best in full sun and is tolerant of a wide range of soils Serviceberries look like large, dark blueberries and taste similar, but with an almond-like accent.  They are commonly eaten raw or used in various jams and pies. Native Americans and early settlers enjoyed eating these berries and were thought by some to have medicinal properties. The Serviceberry is certainly a hardy shrubby tree with a lot to offer. * White Flowers in Spring* Edible Purple Berries* Brilliant Red Fall Foliage.

Little Henry® Virginia Sweetspire

Little Henry® Virginia Sweetspire
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Fragrant Flowers and Fall Interest Little Henry Virginia Sweetspire, Itea virginica ‘Sprich, is a dwarf ornamental shrub with summer flowers and fall color. Plant several en masse for a naturalized look to brighten up a drab side yard, or use just one as a foundation planting. With its small stature, Little Henry Sweetspire would even do well in a container for your patio. Your Little Henry Sweetspire will delight you with its profusion of whimsical, spring blooms. The 6-inch long, bottle brush-like spikes of flowers will virtually blanket your Little Henry Sweetspire in pristine white color during the summer. Its subtly-sweet fragrance creates a clarion call to your yard’s butterflies and hummingbirds, and is certain to call in for a closer look as well. Little Henry’s vibrant green foliage will present a flaming-red display for fall, a last gasp of color before resting for the winter months. Little Henry Sweetspire will grow to about 3 feet in height with an equal spread. It has a smaller and slightly more compact nature than other varieties, and is adaptive to a variety of conditions. Your wildlife (pollinators), will love it yet potentially destructive wildlife (such as deer), will leave it alone. Under optimal conditions, Little Henry Sweetspire will live 40 years or more. Overall, it’s generally a trouble-free, ornamental shrub. If you’re looking for summer flowers and fall color on a carefree, ornamental shrub then look no further. Little Henry Sweetspire is a dwarf variety that still maintains all the expected Sweetspire features, and would certainly be a welcomed addition to your yard this year. * Fragrant, Summer flowers * Dwarf * Fall color * Adaptive to a variety of conditions * Erosion control * Works well in containers.

Black Chokeberry

Black Chokeberry
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Brilliant Fall Color on Compact Shrub The Black Chokeberry is a deciduous shrub with seasonal color and edible fruit.  Plant one for definition in your garden or several as a low hedge.    The Chokeberry will provide you with exceptional spring and fall interest, but even when not in bloom or fruit this dainty shrub is sure to please you with its summer foliage.  Chokeberry leaves are only 1-3 inches long, but have a glossy surface that catches the light with amazing proficiency.  It will clearly stand out amid your other green plantings.    Your Black Chokeberry will also astound you with its impressive spring display of delicate spring flowers. The clusters of 5-peteled white blooms have subtle pink highlight and appear as tiny bridal bouquets amid the shiny green foliage. The flowers are followed by blueberry-like fruit that dangles from the bush in early fall.   With the advent of autumn, your Chokeberry’s foliage will transform to its resplendent deep purples and reds, brightening even the darkest corner of your autumn landscape.    Your Black Chokeberry has an upright growing nature reaching a height of 6 feet with an equal spread.  It’s tolerant of almost any conditions, but will fruit best with a high sun location.  Wildlife tends to save the berries until other available food sources have been exhausted, but do appreciate them in the winter months when food is scarce.  The berries can be rather tart for humans (as the name implies), but are quite good when a sweetener is added and are known for making good preserves.   The Black Chokeberry is a lovely ornamental plant for almost any location.  Plant one today and begin reaping its unique benefits.   * Profusion of White-Pink Flowers* Blue Berries in Fall* Compact Plant with Fall Color.

Viburnum Hahs

Viburnum Hahs
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Compact and Constant Color The Hahs Viburnum, Viburnum trilobum ‘Hahs’, is the best compact viburnum available!  This attractive garden shrub is covered in clusters of pure white pinwheel flowers in May. The fruit starts out green, then changes to yellow, then orange, and finally red. The fruit persists into the fall and makes tasty jams and jellies. The foliage emerges a striking coppery color, and then ages to a lustrous, medium to dark, deep green in summer. It turns a deep purple in autumn. This great compact, slow-growing  selection can be used as a specimen or screening plant.  It matures to a 6′ high plant with an equal spread. ‘Hahs’ is hardy and adaptable, and makes a great natural barrier. Being a low maintenance shrub, ‘Hahs’ prefers soil that contains sandy loam mixed with some clay. *White Flowers in Spring*Edible Red Fruit*Purple Foliage in Autumn.

Abelia Kaleidoscope

Abelia Kaleidoscope
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Hardy Small Shrub with Outstanding Color  The Abelia Kaleidoscope, Abelia X grandiflora ‘Kaleidoscope’, is a low-growing, compact shrub with variegated leaves. It would do well planted in a small garden or as a container plant on the patio. Your Kaleidoscope Abelia is a study in color from spring through fall. The show begins in the spring when leaves begin to appear on brilliant red stems. The leaves’ lime-green centers with yellow edges are such an unusual sight to behold that your eye can’t help but be drawn to it every time you pass. Unlike many other plants, the color doesn’t dissipate with spring, but rather “matures” as summer progresses. The colors continue to darken as summer turns into fall, gracing your garden with color continuously. Your Abelia Kaleidoscope has some additional features that are also sure to delight you. In late spring cute little pink buds will cover your plant. These will later blossom into white flowers that will continue to bloom into autumn. In fact, your Kaleidoscope is considered the longest bloomer of the Abelias. Your Abelia is not only incredibly beautiful, but also carefree. Unless you choose to shape it with a little pruning, there’s really no maintenance required. It will resist frost and isn’t too bothered by drought or heat. It’s tolerant of many soil types and even the deer tend to leave it alone. Planting an Abelia Kaleidoscope in your garden ensures interest from spring through fall without any heavy commitment from you. Just plant one today and sit back to watch the Kaleidoscope of colors materialize before you.  * Color from spring through fall* Hardy.

Dream Catcher Beauty Bush

Dream Catcher Beauty Bush
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Unique Golden Color All Season The Dream Catcher Beauty Bush, Kolkwitzia amabilis ‘Maracdo’, is a wonderful shrub that is 6′-7′ tall. It should be planted in full sun to part shade and will adapt to many soils. Filtered shade will provide the best environment for the Dream Catcher Beauty Bush. The unique color of golden orange flowers blooms early and hides for the rest of the year. This plant is a definite add to a perennial garden. ‘Maracdo’ Beauty Bushes look great even when not in bloom with golden yellow foliage that turns golden orange in fall. The golden leaves makes this plant look great all season long. Use in containers, mixed beds and landscapes. ‘Maracdo’ is also deer resistant. Order now so you can look forward to the wonderful fall color! *Golden Orange Flowers*Golden Yellow Foliage*Golden Orange Fall Foliage*Deer Resistant .

Golden Torch Barberry

Golden Torch Barberry
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The garden focal point you’ve been waiting for!  For the last few years vertical-growing upright shrubs have been enjoying their day in the sun. Shrubs with surnames like ‘rocket’ and ‘pillar’. They are always striking and definitely add a certain punctuation to the home garden. They often come in browns, rusts and burgundies and can get lost against a brick wall or a stained fence. Not anymore! Golden Torch Barberry refuses to fade into the background. This lime green vertical beauty starts out tinted bright orange in the spring, transitioning to chartreuse/lime green for the summer and blushing with hot red tips come fall. It is a slow grower, so it doesn’t need pruning – ever! Golden Torch Barberry (Berberis thunbergii ‘Golden Torch’) is one of those plants that draws attention wherever you put it, so plant it where you can enjoy it. It is smashing in large containers by a door or around a porch, perfect flanking a garden gate or lined up in a row along a walk or patio. For a real visual statement try it paired with some of its burgundy brethren, like  Sunjoy® Tangelo or Orange Rocket. Whatever you do, though, don’t let another summer go by without this great statement shrub in your garden! Order yours today! * Chartreuse green leaves * Doesn’t burn in the sun * No pruning needed * Unmatched summer color statement.

Viburnum Onondaga

Viburnum Onondaga
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Superior Color and 4-Season Interest Onondaga Viburnum, Viburnum sargentii ‘Onodaga’, is a perennial shrub with highly ornamental qualities. These make a spectacular backdrop for a perennial bed, or plant several along an outbuilding for a lively hedge. Your Onondaga Viburnum leaves emerge in spring with a deep maroon hue. As spring turns to summer, you’ll see your foliage transform to maroon-tinted green. With the development of new leaves, the contrast of the two colors is simply stunning.  Spring also launches Onondaga’s glorious flowers, which begin as maroon buds but quickly open to 5-inch, flat-topped clusters of pink-tinted white blossoms. As if that’s not enough, autumns brings bright red foliage and scarlet berries that will persist into winter (to the delight of your yard’s birds).  Onondaga Viburnum is a deciduous shrub that grows up to 12 feet in height with an equal spread.  It has an upright habit that becomes more rounded with maturity. Onondaga is a shrub that’s amenable to pruning so you can trim it to almost any size/shape you prefer.  It’s quite hardy, unattractive to deer and other pests and adapts to a variety of soil conditions. An Onondaga Viburnum is one of those shrubs you can plant and forget…and yet it turns everyone heads. It’s a terrific investment in an ornamental shrub for your yard this summer. * Spring flowers* Attractive foliage* Autumn color* Fall berries* Winter interest* Deer resistant* Adaptive to a variety of soils* Pest resistant* Hardy* Wildlife interest.

Bloomerang® Pink Perfume Lilac

Bloomerang® Pink Perfume Lilac
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Reblooming Pink Lilac Every garden should have a lilac in it. It is an easy care shrub with amazing perfume. One plant can bring your whole garden alive with amazing lilac scent all spring long. With the Bloomerang series of lilacs, you also have repeat bloom come late summer into autumn.  That means you will have amazing lilacs to enjoy for three seasons! Like its name says, Bloomerang ‘Pink Perfume’ is a beautiful pink addition to the lilac family. This compact shrub fits in easily to any garden, large or small. It even performs wonderfully well in containers. Make sure that you put it somewhere close to paths so its beautiful color and deep scent can be enjoyed by passerby. All it really needs in average, well-drained soil and plenty of sun. Bloomerang Pink Perfume Lilac blooms on old and new wood, so no pruning is required for it to perform its best. This is really one of the easiest shrubs that you can grow, and one of the most rewarding. Between its beautiful garden show and the armloads of cut flowers it will provide, you can’t go wrong having ‘Pink Perfume’ in your garden. The sooner you order, the sooner you can enjoy this great shrub in your own garden! * Repeat bloomer for three seasons of bloom* Small enough for any garden* Great cut flowers.

Ruby Anniversary Abelia

Ruby Anniversary Abelia
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Lilac Fragrance on a Dense Evergreen Shrub The Abelia ‘Ruby Anniversary’, Abelia chinensis ‘Keiser’, is a dense growing shrub with clean green foliage that emerges with a red tint.Use in the back or middle of a container or for foundations or mixed borders. White, fragrant, and trumpet shaped flowers bloom all summer to frost.  Butterflies love the salmon pink buds and stunning white spring flowers that this shrub provides. An easy to grow Abelia, ‘Ruby Anniversary’ is heat and pest resistant and humidity tolerant. It is a dense and mounding 6′ plant. This long blooming abelia should be trimmed after flowering. Apply a controlled release fertilizer in spring and keep the soil moist. * Fragrant White Trumpet Shaped Flowers* Green Foliage* Heat and Humidity Tolerant* Attracts Butterflies .

Tor Spirea

Tor Spirea
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Compact Spirea Makes a Great Low Hedge! The Spirea ‘Tor’, Spiraea betuliflia ‘Tor’, is a compact spirea reaching a height and width of 2-3 ft. Its tiny white flower clusters are set against a backdrop of deep green leaves that are almost iridescent in the summer. The bright foliage turns a deep, purplish-red in the fall. The flowers are attractive to butterflies. A light shearing will encourage repeat bloom.  Tor blooms on new wood so pruning in early spring or late winter is recommended. Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soils in full sun, it also tolerates a wide range of soils. Because of its small size and great attributes, Tor makes a wonderful foundation plant.  It can also be used as a specimen or grouped for rock gardens.  This spirea looks fabulous when planted in a mass!  Try using it as a low hedge for paths and walkways too. These are hard very popular and don’t stay in stock very long.  Order yours today! * Colorful foliage* Attracts butterflies* Low maintenance.

Red Chokeberry

Red Chokeberry
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Birds Love the Brilliant Red Berries The Red Chokeberry is a deciduous shrub which typically grows to 6-8′ tall and is perhaps most noted for its attractive glossy red berries and red fall foliage color. Clusters of white to pinkish flowers appear in spring. Flowers are followed by abundant glossy red 3/8 diameter fruit which appear in dense clusters along the branches. The fruit ripen in late summer and persist throughout fall and well into winter. Best fruit production usually occurs in full sun. The glossy, dark green turns bright red in autumn. ‘Brilliantissima’ primarily differs from the species by being more compact, producing more lustrous foliage with superior red fall color and producing larger, glossier, and more abundant fruit. It would be beautiful in a natural area, and stunning as a hedge. Easily grown in average, medium wet, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. It has a wide range of soil tolerance, including boggy soils. *White Flowers in Spring*Profusion of Red Fruit Attracts Birds*Red Foliage in Autumn.

Staghorn Sumac

Staghorn Sumac
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Hardy Shrub with Distinctive Features Staghorn Sumac is deciduous shrub with showy, summer flowers and unique features.  Plant one is a naturalized area of your landscape or perhaps use one in a spot where you have difficult soils. Your Staghorn Sumac is a unique shrub.  Its name is derived from the hairy-like covering on the stems reminiscent of velvet on a stag’s (male deer), antlers.  The compound, pinnate leaves are a bright green (with several leaflets), and can grow up to two feet long.  The effect of the foliage is similar to that of a fern-like plant, light and airy amid the denser, more compact plants of your landscape.  As the season progresses, the leaves turn to coppery/orange tones for a bright splash of color in the autumn landscape.  One of the most interesting characteristics of your Staghorn is its unusual flowers.  Green-hued, yellow flowers form in spring.  Eight-inch tall, pyramid-shaped clusters of drupes appear on the female plants.  The berry-like drupes ripen to red in late summer/early fall, and mature to a brown color that tends to persist throughout the winter months.  Your wildlife will appreciate the late season treat. Staghorn Sumac will grow to 25 feet tall with an equal spread.  It’s a hardy shrub with no significant disease or insect problems.  Staghorn does well in difficult soils, and in fact can be an aggressive spreader. If you have some problem areas where you could use a sizable shrub with distinctive features, then Staghorn Sumac is for you. * Stems that resemble stag horns * Summer flowers and fruit * Fall color * Wildlife interest * Prefers full sun.