Ornamental Shrub with Exceptional Features Hummingbird Summersweet is a deciduous, ornamental shrub. Plant several for a low-growing, colorful hedge along your garage, or perhaps just one in your butterfly garden where you’re sure to attract some of your favorite winged creatures. Your Hummingbird Summersweet is sure to astound you with the beauty of its bottle brush-style blooms. Each 6-inch long blossom of pristine white will further entice you with its delicious fragrance, a captivating call that’s hard to resist. Likewise, the 4-inch leaves are also delightfully attractive on this lovely shrub, each with an oblong shape and serrated edges. The dark green shade of the foliage and its glossy sheen will create an eye-catching display in your landscape even without the elegant, summer flowers. As autumn approaches, the foliage continues its vibrant appearance as it transitions to earthy shades of yellow and brown. As an added treat, 1/8-inch, brown seeds persist into winter for a bit of added decorative appeal and wildlife interest. Hummingbird Summersweet will grow up to 4 feet high with a 4 foot spread. It has a rounded manner and is adaptive to a variety of soils and conditions. Hummingbird Summersweet has a dwarf nature and more compact than some other varieties. It grows naturally lovely, but is amenable to pruning if you should prefer a more manicured appearance. With so many shrubs to choose from, it can be difficult to decide upon the perfect one for your home. Hummingbird Summersweet provides not only the expected green foliage and fall interest of a deciduous shrub, but also superb flowers and wildlife appeal. Why not try one in your yard this year and begin to understand why Hummingbird Summersweet is such a valued ornamental shrub. * Summer flowers* Fall interest* Fragrant* Adaptive to a variety of conditions* Seacoast tolerant.
Shade-Tolerant, Floral Shrub Sixteen Candles Summersweet is a deciduous shrub with ornamental features. Plant a few of these in a naturalized area, especially near a stream or water garden. Sixteen Candles would also look outstanding in that shady spot in your yard where you’d like a splash of color. Your Sixteen Candles will amaze you with its 6-inch long spikes of delicate blossoms that reach out amid the dark green foliage in mid-to late summer. The pristine white flowers are variable in orientation, with some gently arching, upright or horizontal. The effect of the tall, straight spikes of blooms creates an appearance reminiscent of “candles” (thus the name). Each floral spike exudes a delightful fragrance, a popular draw for your yard’s pollinator. Sixteen Candles’ 4-inch leaves are toothed and oblong with an ornamental, glossy sheen. Transitioning to yellow and brown hues for fall, the foliage adds one last gasp of color for your yard. Sixteen Candles Summersweet will grow 3 to 5 feet tall with an equal spread. It’s a relatively low maintenance and hardy shrub with no significant disease or insect issues. Sixteen Candles Summersweet is adaptive to a variety of conditions and quite shade tolerant. In fact, it tends to prefer shady, moist conditions. Sixteen Candles Summersweet is a lovely shrub with a lot to offer. Especially if you have a shady or moist spot in your yard, this shrub is a perfect choice to spice things up. Try one today! * Summer flowers * Fragrant * Fall interest * Adaptive to a variety of conditions * Shade tolerant.
Versatile Shrub That’s Easy to Grow Red Heart Hibiscus, Hibiscus syriacus ‘Red Heart’, is an upright growing shrub with large, single, saucer shaped flowers of pure white with a scarlet center. Flowers bloom from July until frost. This xeriscape plant is a vigorous, upright, vase-shaped, deciduous shrub that may be massed, planted in groups, used as a specimen, a foundation plant, or shrub borders. Red Heart Hibiscus can also be used as a hedge or screen. It has no serious insect or disease problems. Annual pruning back will result in increased shoot vigor and larger flowers. It is adaptable to a wide range of soil conditions and tolerant of full sun to partial shade. These small, erect trees have numerous upright branches, which should be pruned back heavily in the early spring. Mature height of 8-12′ with a mature spread of 6-8′. * Widely adaptable* Great as hedge or screen* Thrives in full sun to part shade .
Mock Orange ‘Snowbelle’, Philadelphus ‘Snowbelle’, is a Canadian introduction. ‘Snowbelle’ is loaded with clusters of deeply fragrant, double, pure white blossoms. Snowbelle is ideal for smaller gardens. Prune if needed after it blooms in spring. Adaptable to many soils, moderate moisture, and it is deer resistant. This low grower will be 3-4′ tall and 3-4 feet wide, and is excellent as a classic traditional garden plant. Mock Orange has many uses in the landscape and it’s especially enjoyable when grown near a walkway, patio or driveway where one can enjoy its beauty and fragrance. Small enough for a garden urn, this handsome, low growing Canadian cultivar exhibits a tidy, compact profile, and exceptional heat and cold tolerance. * Low Maintenance! * Adaptable!.
Add Amazing Spring Fragrance with This Old Fashioned Favorite Buckley’s Quill Mock Orange, Philadelphus ‘Buckley’s Quill’, is an old fashioned favorite for many reasons. It has many uses in the landscape and it’s especially enjoyable when grown near a walkway, patio or driveway where one can enjoy its beauty and fragrance. Your Buckley’s Quill Mock Orange displays fragrant, double white flowers that are 1 in diameter with up to 30 quill-like petals and blooms abundantly in spring. This deciduous shrub displays deep green summer foliage which develops an eye catching yellow fall color. You need to allow ample room for its arching branches. It grows 6 feet tall, 4 feet wide and is deer, drought, and pollution tolerant. This is one tough shrub that requires little maintenance, is easy to grow. It thrives in full sun to part shade. Few shrubs create a greater intrigue or visual impact from spring through fall than the Buckley’s Quill Mock Orange. Order today! * Fragrant, double flowers* Deep green summer foliage* Low maintenance .
Barberry Color in Compact Form Intermedia Barberry is a small, Japanese shrub. One would make a lovely specimen planting for your yard, or you could use several as a filler hedge or border. Your Intermedia Barberry is a delicate splash of reliable color for any setting where you need that little bit of something extra to spice up a location. It has the same red foliage that Barberries are prized for, but in a smaller, more compact package than other varieties. It’s also handy because does well even in soils where other ornamental shrubs might struggle. Intermedia does have thorns, but what might be seen as a negative aspect of a shrub, is actually an asset with this Barberry. Because of its thorny nature, deer and rabbits tend to pass it by, and it’s sometimes used in places where a little extra security could be useful, as vandals may be deterred by the thorns. Intermedia Barberry is a deciduous shrub that will grow up to 3 feet tall with an equal spread. It has a uniform, rounded shape and the dense foliage presents a lush, vibrant appearance. You can let it grow freely but it doesn’t mind if you trim it to maintain the shape and size you prefer. Barberry bushes grow best in full sun, and are tolerant of many types of soil. Compact and hardy, with reliable color that spices up any setting, the Intermedia Barberry is perfect choice for your yard today! * Foliage color * Compact size * Uniform shape * Thrives in full sun.
Native Shrub With Sweet Fruit Western Sand Cherry, Prunus besseyi, is a native American shrub which displays attractive, single, white flowers in May. It then produces an abundance of 3/4 purple-black sweet fruit. They can be eaten fresh, dried, or processed as jellies and pies. This hardy rounded shrub has silver-green foliage. It matures to 6′ with an equal spread. Plant the shrub where it will be in direct sunlight for most or all of the day. Well-drained soil is best, but isn’t a requirement because sand cherry is very adaptable to any type of soil, including poor soil. It makes a great shrub for farmstead windbreaks, patios, specimen plants and accents. The cherries are relished by many birds and the shrub provides a nesting cover for a game and song birds. This shrub can be used as a screen, hedge, or for a border. Prune sand cherry every year in early spring. Remove any dead or weak branches, and trim the tips of branches to maintain the desired shape and size. * Profusion of White Flowers in May* Purple Berries in Late Summer* Native American Shrub.
Some Blooms Exceed a Foot in Length! Vanilla Spice is a variety of Summersweet shrub with ornamental features. These would look wonderful in a naturalized area of your yard, near a water garden or even used as a foundation plant. Your Vanilla Spice Summersweet is renowned for its long panicles of white blossoms—some of which reach up to a foot in length! Each tiny bloom of the panicle features delicate stamens that reach beyond the petals. This grants an adorable, fluffy appearance to the long, bottle brush-like flowers. The fragrance of each impressive flower is sure to draw you in for a closer look…as well as draw pollinators to your summer yard. Vanilla Spice’s foliage fills your shrub out with dense, dark green leaves. Each 4-inch leaf sports serrated edges and a glossy nature for a healthy, vibrant appearance in your yard. Those same leaves assume lovely hues of gold and brown for autumn before dropping to reveal the dark brown seed pods that persist into winter. Vanilla Spice Summersweet is a deciduous shrub growing up to 6 feet in height with an equal spread. It has an upright form with a rounded, densely-branched manner and is valued for its compact nature. Vanilla Spice is adaptive to a variety of conditions, and relatively care free. It will even tolerate damp soils and shady spots in your yard. When choosing a decorative shrub for your yard, you can hardly go wrong with a Summersweet. Vanilla Spice is a high-performing Summersweet, with blooms that are double the size of those of other varieties! It even blooms in shade! Quite clearly, Vanilla Spice would make an incredible addition to your yard this year. * Amazing fragrance* Fall interest* Attracts butterflies* Tolerant of moist soils* Shade tolerant* Deer resistant* Works well in containers.
Late Blooming Shrub with 4-Season Interest Sugartina Summersweet is a deciduous shrub with ornamental features. Plant a few of these for a decorative hedge along your outbuildings. Sugartina’s scented bloom also makes it a perfect addition for next to your patio or front entry. Your Sugartina Summersweet is a dwarf variety with a compact nature. Late summer brings long, 6-inch spikes of pristine, white flowers with a heavenly fragrance that is sure to bring pollinators to your yard. The flowers give way to 1/8-inch, dark brown capsules that not only provide a decorative accent into the winter months, but a boon for your wildlife. Even before the flowers appear, your Sugartina boasts 4-inch long, oblong leaves of a dark green hue. The foliage fills out your shrub quite nicely with an attractive glossy sheen that catches the afternoon sunlight. As autumn arrives, your Sugartine will gift your yard with subtle tones of gold and brown before it retires for its winter rest. Sugartina Summersweet will grow up to 3 feet tall with a 4-foot spread. It has a rounded, dense nature, tending to grow naturally lovely without the need for pruning. Sugartina is generally a low maintenance shrub, ready to provide you with its array of ornamental features without a lot of work from you. There are several varieties of Summersweet shrubs to choose from, but Sugartina offers you all the beautiful features of a Summersweet, but with late summer interest. Sugartina Summersweet will gift you with some much needed color and fragrance this year at a time when other plants in your yard are fading. * Summer flowers* Fragrant* Fall & winter interest* Adaptive to a variety of soils* Some salt tolerance* Deer resistant* Attracts Butterflies .
Picking Cherries without a Ladder Pawnee Buttes® Western Sand Cherry, Prunus besseyi ‘Pawnee Buttes’, has a graceful, ground cover form of the western sand cherry. Fragrant, white flowers appear on Pawnee Buttes® in April. During the summer, this shrub produces a heavy crop of black cherries. ‘Pawnee Buttes® is one of the hardiest of deciduous shrubs. It matures to a rounded sprawling form of 16-18 inches in height and 6-8 feet in width. The lustrous green leaves turn red to purple in fall. Preferring full sun, it adapts to heat and can be used in hot, dry areas of the landscape. This shrub is also cold tolerant and hardy. It prefers well drained soil, but it will adapt to most soils, including clay. Western Sand Cherry is rarely bothered by insects or diseases. The fruit of this Western Sand Cherry is a sour cherry that is purple to black in color. These cherries can be used in pies and jellies. If they are left on the bush, they will attract birds and wildlife. *White Flowers in April*Black Cherries Attract Wildlife*Sprawling Form and Hardy.