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.
Taunton Spreading Yew, taxus x media ‘Tauntoni’, is a spreading evergreen that has short dark green needles and is very hardy. Taunton has a low graceful and lovely form, tolerant of summer heat, and excellent resistance to winter burn. It grows well in both sun or shade and is very popular as an accent, specimen, or foundation plant. It grows 3-4 tall and 4-6 feet wide. Yews are widely used landscape plants because of their rich, dark green evergreen foliage and versatility. They are maintainable at various heights and spreads. Remove 1/2 to 3/4 of the new growth each year with hand pruners; you can control the size and maintain a healthier shrub with a more natural form..
New Cool Blue The Blue Muffin Viburnum, Viburnum dentatum ‘Christom’, a Proven Winners selection, is a new viburnum variety. If you are looking for a special screening plant for your yard for full to part sun, the Blue Muffin Viburnum will be your best choice! In early to mid summer, this compact beauty has an abundance of white flowers that make a crisp contrast with the glossy green. It will grow to 5′-7′ but can be pruned to any size. Preferring well-drained conditions, Blue Muffin Viburnum will adapt well to a variety of soils. The Blue Muffin Viburnum is more compact than other Arrowwood viburnum. It will fit right into your residential landscape as a low hedge or a foundation plant. The impressive display of rich and intense blue berries inspired the name Blue Muffin. These fruit appear in late summer and fall, adding interest to the landscape and attracting songbirds. The foliage turns bright red in autumn.Fruit set is greatly improved if there is another variety of Arrowwood Viburnum in the area for cross pollination. *White Flowers on Compact Plant*Birds Love Blue Berries in Late Summer*Red Foliage in Autumn.
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 cutting.
Tri-Color Blooms and Year-Round Interest The Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea, Hydrangea paniculata ‘Renhy’, is truly a miracle of nature with its playful strawberry-pink blooms and graceful nature. Place a Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea by itself anywhere in your yard for an eye-catching specimen plant, or use a few at the back of a border. These would also be wonderful as a hedge, their appeal reaching beyond summer and into the winter months. The show begins in spring with green leaves filling out the stems that later turn a lovely red shade. Mid-summer brings panicles of densely-clustered, tiny flowers that begin pale green and slowly transition. As summer progresses, you’ll be treated to a mixture of floral color on the same plant as pale green turns to white with pink centers…to deeper strawberry…to an even darker hue of pink/red. This orchestra of color will continue throughout summer and into fall, the branches artistically arching as the heavy blooms mature. Cut some of the stunning Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea blooms to enjoy indoors, or leave on your plant for winter. The flowers will cling to the stems (turning a pale shade), and persist as a decorative feature through the winter months. Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea is clearly a magnificent variety. It was even named top plant by the American Nursery and Landscape Association in 2010. A relative of the classic PeeGee Hydrangea, Vanilla Strawberry’s improved features make it a must-have for your garden. It will reach 7 feet tall with a 5 foot spread, and is quite easy to care for. It loves the sun, and with adequate water will certainly outperform your expectations for a low maintenance, flowering plant. You’ll also be popular with hummingbirds, bees, butterflies and all the other necessary pollinators that contribute to the beauty of your yard. Clearly, Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea is one-of-a-kind, and a perfect addition for your yard today! * First Editions® Plants* Spectacular, long-lasting blooms* Year-round interest* Wildlife appeal* Hardy.
Long-Blooming Ornamental Shrub Blushing Bride is an exceptional variety of the ornamental shrub, Rose of Sharon. This shrub’s ability to be easily shaped makes it a prime candidate for hedge or border plantings. It would also make a striking accent in your front yard where it’s sure to draw the eye of friends and neighbors. When many flowering shrubs have finished their summer show, your Blushing Bride keeps going strong, producing rich pink flowers that fade to white. The four-inch, double blooms continue their show into fall and with a large profusion of floral majesty. Their pom-pom-like appearance seems to draw people closer where, like a fine painting, the true beauty of each bloom becomes more readily apparent. Upon close inspection, the deep-magenta center becomes visible, a tiny gem hidden among the frilly petals. Blushing Bride is a deciduous shrub growing to about 10 feet tall and 6 feet in width. It’s relatively easy to grow and does well in heat, drought and even urban conditions. You can share its beauty with your indoor environment more readily than many other blossoms as it’s particularly hardy as a cut flower. Rose of Sharon’s Blushing Bride is obviously an outstanding flowering shrub for your yard. It’s not only hardy, easy to care for and flowers profusely, but it will even be a boon to your wildlife. Hummingbirds, butterflies and other pollinators will be drawn to its superb display, an added benefit of having this exceptional shrub for your yard. * Profuse bloomer* Pollution tolerant* Wildlife appeal.
Compact Blue Green Hedge Miniglobe Honeysuckle, Lonicera x xylosteoides ‘Miniglobe’, is a naturally compact plant that has dense blue-green foliage and the small white flowers produce inconspicuous red fruit. This plant makes an excellent foundation plant or it can be used as a low hedge. A low maintenance xeriscape plant, Miniglobe has outstanding dense foliage on a compact hardy shrub. Miniglobe Honeysuckle is excellent for formal hedging and drought tolerant, this honeysuckle has improved hardiness, compact growth and superior foliage. It grows 3-4 feet in height and width. Honeysuckles are easy to grow, vigorous, heat-tolerant, and nearly indestructible. The flashy and fragrant flowers will attract hummingbirds and butterflies all summer long. Many honeysuckles will thrive in containers as well. If pruning or shearing is needed, do it in late winter or very early spring. Miniglobe does well in an urban setting. It grows well in most soil types and pH levels. It does not like standing water areas. If you are looking for a small, compact honeysuckle, Miniglobe is the one! *Drought Tolerant*Attracts Hummingbirds and Butterflies*Hardy and Compact.
Arching Casual Evergreen Hedge Evergreen hedges are often very formal. You see clipped boxwoods or stout hollies everywhere. The Sea Green Juniper (Juniperus x pfitzeriana ‘Sea Green’) bucks that trend. Sea Green Juniper is a compact shrub with a beautiful fountain-like, arching habit and soft foliage. It is a true evergreen, actually getting darker green in the deepest part of winter when it really stands out in your landscape. This isn’t a super-fast grower, but it will eventually reach to 4′-6′ with a spread of 6′-8′, so plant accordingly. Sea Green Juniper is tolerant of many soils and weather conditions, though, so it makes a great shrub wherever you put it. It does best in well-drained soil and full sun. Sea Green Juniper looks great in a group, but consider using it as a specimen plant in your perennial border or rock garden. It looks great against the foundation of the house, too, softening hard edges like stairs and decks. If you are looking for something for a commercial spot like a parking lot, this juniper weathers urban pollution like a champ. Try it by a driveway or fence line for a clean but natural look. Combine the Sea Green Juniper with more upright evergreens like pines and hollies to make a picture perfect year-round low-maintenance garden. Order yours now and enjoy them all year! * Dark green foliage all year, even in winter * Soft, arching stems * Low maintenance shrub.
Beautiful Spreading Juniper Landscapers love junipers, and with good reason. These tough shrubs grow well in almost any home garden situation. They are attractive even without pruning. They are green year round and they are tough as nails! You probably already have a few of these in your yard right now, but nothing like Kallays Compact! Kallays Compact Juniper (Juniper chinensis ‘Kallays Compact’) is a standout in the vast field of landscaping junipers. Wider than it is tall (3’ tall by 6’ wide), this is a dwarf, bushy shrub that spread horizontally, giving the top an almost flattened appearance. This is a good textural contrast to other vertical evergreens and perennials you might have in your garden now. As an evergreen the foliage is attractive year round and has a classic fresh scent when crushed. Unlike other junipers, though, the needles are very soft to the touch. Kallays Compact is super easy to grow. It tolerates almost any soil, including clay. This is a great city shrub, too, because it handles air and street pollutants like a champ. It is a good choice for rock gardens, foundations and as a low hedge. These make great plantings in masses, so order one or order several! * Great low hedge * Evergreen * Easy care.
Extremely Hardy and Adaptable Shrub Green Mound Alpine Currant is a deciduous shrub with a particularly hardy nature. Plant several for an excellent small hedge that is both carefree and easy to care for. If you’re seeking a reliable, hardy shrub then look no further! Your Green Mound leafs out in early spring so you won’t have to wait long for its vibrant presence in your yard. The 5-inch leaves are rounded and lobed with a vibrant, bright green hue that assumes spicy tones of yellow for autumn. The autumn leaves drop to reveal brown stems with an exfoliating tendency (which provides added decorative appeal as the shrub ages). Some currant bushes bear masses of messy fruit, but your Green Mound is a male cultivar so you won’t have to deal with the clean-up from the tiny, red berries. It’s an easy-to-care-for, neat and orderly shrub for your landscape. Green Mound Alpine Currant will grow up to 4 feet tall with a 3-foot spread. It is a multi-stemmed dwarf shrub with a mound-forming habit and dense nature. Green Mound is adaptable to a variety of soils and conditions and adjusts very well to pruning. It’s even long-lived. In fact, under optimal conditions Green Mound will live up to 30 years. There are so many choices in shrubs for the landscape, so it’s important pick one that can meet your needs every year. Green Mound Alpine Currant will out-perform many other shrubs. It’s a perfect addition to your yard for some vibrant green color and exceptional texture. You won’t miss when choosing Green Mound Alpine Currant for your yard this year! * Bright green foliage * Dwarf * Cold hardy * Shade tolerant * Adaptive to a variety of conditions or soils.
Elegant Lavender Flowers Summer to Fall Lavender Chiffon Rose of Sharon is a deciduous shrub with ornamental features. One would look outstanding in your perennial bed, or plant several for an eye-caching hedge. These can also be grown as container plants for your porch or patio. Lavender Chiffon can even be pruned into a small tree if you’d like to add a creative touch. Your Lavender Chiffon Rose of Sharon is one of the longest blooming and most prolific of the Hibiscus varieties! Masses of fully double 3 to 4-inch blooms appear in late summer. Each large, single lavender flower is adorned with a lacy center to create an anemone-like bloom. The individual flowers last only a day or so, but more flowers continue to bloom from summer to fall. The 4-inch long, 3-lobed leaves fill out your Lavender Chiffon nicely, adding to its elegant appearance for your yard. Lavender Chiffon Rose of Sharon will grow to about 8 feet tall with a 6 foot spread. It presents a stately presence in your yard with its upright, multi-stemmed, vase shape and impressive blooms. It grows in any soil, unless extremely wet or dry. This deciduous shrub prefers full sun and is disease and pest resistant. Overall, this is one tough plant, and is able to maintain itself through good and poor weather alike. With proper care, Lavender Chiffon Rose of Sharon is sure to reward you with months of gorgeous blooms every year! * Large, long-blooming flowers * Carefree.
Add Brilliant Color to Your Landscape Double Play Gold Spirea, Spiraea japonica ‘Yan’, adds a visual interest to your landscape and creates a colorful display. Double Play Gold Spirea is a mildew resistant plant that has brilliant gold foliage. It will hold its color all season long and provides a profusion of beautiful, large bright pink blooms. Why not design an eye-catching grouping or mass planting with the Double Play Gold Spirea to make a bold statement in your garden landscape? Flowers are attractive to butterflies. It has no serious insect or disease problems, and is effective in borders, cottage gardens, foundation plantings, or hedges. The Double Play Gold Spirea prefers average, well drained soils, and pruning is best done after blooming in mid-summer. To promote flowering, remove faded flower clusters (or deadhead). The further north it grows, the more sun required, and the further south the more shade tolerant it will prove. * Eye-catching* Attracts butterflies* Mildew resistant.
Dense Evergreen Makes a Great Hedge The Golden Vicary Privet, Ligustrum X vicaryi ‘Golden Vicary’, is a large, hardy shrub with dense branches. They would make a great specimen shrub as well as borders, privacy screens & hedges. The Golden Vicary Privet is valued for its golden leaves. This lovely golden-leafed privet grows 8-10 feet high & wide with a vase-like or oval shape. Upright stems are covered with bright golden leaves in full sun, light green in shade. Aromatic, tubular-shaped, white flowers arrive in late spring. The flowers on the Golden Vicary Privet attract butterflies & other pollinators. Late spring and into summer the blooms change to small, dark, berry-like fruits. They add a layer of contrast against the bright foliage. The Golden Vicary Privet tolerates dry soil and looks its best when not pruned, although it can be pruned if it is being used as a hedge. Golden Vicary Privet prefers sun to partial shade; best appearance for leaf color is in full sun. This is a very hardy plant that adapts too many soil and moisture conditions. For an easy to grow, bright evergreen, the Golden Privet is a great choice. * Dense shrub makes a great hedge * Easy to grow * White spring blooms attract butterflies * Brilliant color year round.
Dependable Shrub with Reliable Color Alpine Currant (Ribes alpinum) is the shrub you need when you want a super-hardy, totally dependable, tough-as-nails, doesn’t care about the soil or light or air kind of shrub. Whether you plant this as a specimen or better yet as a hedge, Alpine Currant will work for you. Full sun? Great! Lots of shade? Not a problem. Clay soil? Who cares? Urban street side? Doesn’t matter. Heavy pruning? Bring it on! Alpine currant is one tough cookie. It forms a thick shrub with branches all the way to ground level. In the fall it drops its leaves without much fanfare, and in the spring it greens up again in the blink of an eye. Alpine Currant will occasionally set small currant-like fruit, but not consistently enough to consider it an asset. And they aren’t edible currants, so they taste pretty nasty to humans, but the birds go CRAZY for them should you get a crop. Alpine Currant is a landscaper’s standby for a carefree shrub you can count on to provide reliable green color spring through fall and is a must-have for those landscape spots where you could use something simple and dependable. * Very adaptable to a variety of conditions * Shade tolerant * Drought tolerant* Urban tolerant* Tolerant of a variety of soils* Adaptable to pruning.
Massive White Blooms Phantom Hydrangea is an ornamental shrub. Use several for a floral hedge along your garage, or even just one as a focal point for the flower bed in your front yard. Your Phantom Hydrangea, just as the name implies, produces ethereal blooms. The massive, 15-inch clusters of blossoms are the prominent features of this incredible shrub, and sure to draw comments from your neighbors and friends. In early summer the delicate blossoms appear with a light green hue. The blooms slowly transition to pristine white before assuming a pleasingly-pink shade for autumn. It’s an impressive Hydrangea variety to be sure and likely to become your favorite flowering shrub this year. Phantom Hydrangea is a multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub that will grow up to 10 feet in height with an equal spread. It has an upright form and stronger stems than some other Hydrangea varieties, so your flowers won’t droop down to the ground. You can leave it to grow naturally, or prune it back to attain even larger flower heads. It’s adaptive to a variety of conditions. Phantom Hydrangea is overall quite hardy, so not likely to require much care from you in return for its remarkable features. Hydrangeas come in many colors and forms, but few can rival the majestic size and color of the Phantom Hydrangea! * Impressive flowers * Long blooming * Mildew and pest resistant * Heat resistant * Urban tolerant.