Jim Dandy Holly

Jim Dandy Holly
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Glossy Foliage and Great Pollinator Jim Dandy Holly is a dwarf variety of the popular winterberry shrub.  Pair this male cultivar with a female and you’ll have an outstanding decorative feature for a low hedge or border. Your Jim Dandy is beloved for its showy, deep green leaves.  The foliage has a delightful gloss that will draw your eye amid other plantings.  The leaves later transition to purple/yellow hues for an additional, late-season splash of color in autumn.  Jim Dandy is a male Holly, so won’t produce the lovely berries that Hollies are usually prized for, however, it’s essential for creating those decorative berries in your female plants. it pairs particularly well with Red Sprite Holly and Berry Heavy Holly  The tiny, white flowers are not very noticeable but they’ll persist for a long time and do their job in pollinating up to ten female hollies. With a plant height of 3 to 6-feet and a width of 4 to 5-feet, Jim Dandy Holly makes a great border or screen. Jim Dandy is tolerant of poorly drained soils and it is deer resistant.  It will do well in part shade or sun, light or heavy soils and can even prosper in wet conditions.  It’s even drought tolerant, so overall quite a hardy plant.  In fact, Jim Dandy is not only considered more hardy than other varieties, but also relatively carefree.  You can leave it to grow naturally, but it doesn’t mind a little pruning if you so desire.  For eye-catching, glossy foliage and good pollination, Jim Dandy Holly is a great choice.  Pair it with some female Hollies, and you’re sure to enjoy the results. * Attractive foliage * Unique fall color * Terrific male pollinator * Cold hardy * Easy to grow.

Dwarf Gardenia Radicans

Dwarf Gardenia Radicans
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Dwarf Gardenia with Remarkable Flowers & Fragrance Dwarf Gardenia Radicans, Gardenia jasminoides ‘Radicans’, is an evergreen, flowering shrub. This small variety would make a great border along your sidewalk or perennial bed, or perhaps plant a few in containers to scatter about on your porch or front stoop. Imagine an intense, sweet scent drifting through your window on a summer breeze…and that same scent greeting you every time you step out your front door. That’s what you can expect for much of your summer with a Dwarf Gardenia Radicans in your yard. This dwarf variety is small enough to fit just about anywhere and does great in containers, so you can even plant a few to move indoors for winter. Its long-blooming flowers appear in semi-double blooms late spring to mid/late summer. Their fragrance is intense and sure to turn heads even more often than do the sight of the delicate, white blossoms. Dark green, shiny leaves that are leathery in texture will fill out your Gardenia, providing an elegant contrast against the white flowers. Dwarf Gardenia Radicans will grow up to 3 feet in height with a 4-foot spread. It has a gently rounded form and dwarf nature, so is much smaller than other Gardenia varieties. The Dwarf Gardenia Radicans is relatively easy to care for, and will prove an asset not only to your home, but also to the wildlife that live there–as it’s a strong lure to pollinators. Gardenias have long been valued for their elegant beauty and intense fragrance…and Dwarf Gardenia Radicans is no exception. Why not try one today! * Impressive flowers * Long blooming * Evergreen * 4-season interest * Intensely fragrant * Wildlife interest * Dwarf * Great container plant.

Sunshine Ligustrum

Sunshine Ligustrum
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Fast-Growing, Hardy Shrub with Brilliant Foliage All Year Sunshine Ligustrum, Ligustrum sinense ‘Sunshine’, is a fast-growing, compact shrub with ornamental foliage. These make a lively border, and would certainly dress up your walkway, creating a cheery welcome for guests. Your Sunshine Ligustrum is a variety of Privet with golden foliage all summer long. Its golden color is enhanced by sun exposure, so use this in places where its optima color can be realized. You’ll adore how the new leaves emerge light green in the spring before transitioning to their bright colors for summer. The small oval leaves’ glossy surface is a warm invitation to the sun’s illuminating rays. Your Sunshine Ligustrum will hold onto its golden color for winter, adding a slight orange tint to spice up the dreary winter landscape. Sunshine Ligustrum will grow up to 4 feet in height with an equal spread. It’s a multi-stemmed shrub with an upright, spreading nature. It’s fast-growing and long lived (under optimal conditions reaching up to 30 years or more). Deer tend to pass Sunshine Ligustrum by, as do other common pests. Its dense nature is terrific for topiary, so if you feel a creative urge to prune it into a unique shape, it will certainly be amenable. Your Sunshine Ligustrum is the type of shrub gardeners love to rave about! It will adapt to many spots in your landscape, you can choose to prune it or leave it natural, pests don’t bother it and its color lasts all year round. There is no downside to this remarkable, ornamental shrub so plant one today and begin to reap its rich rewards. * Evergreen shrub with bright color * 4-season interest * Deer resistant * Heat tolerant * Mildew resistant * Fast growing * Urban tolerant * Long lived * Insect resistant * Salt tolerant * Great for topiary * Drought tolerant * Adaptive to a variety of soil conditions.

Royal Family Holly

Royal Family Holly
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Self-fertilizing Ornamental Evergreen with Winter Appeal Royal Family Holly is an ornamental evergreen with decorative winter berries. A few of these would form a spectacular hedge near your home, or plant one anywhere you could use some winter color. Royal Family Holly has some of the most elegant vegetation you will ever see. The foliage has a unique shape, long celebrated in literature and folklore. The incredibly glossy, green serrated leaves are so shiny that they catch the sunlight at any time of year. Its evergreen nature ensures that it will be a vibrant spectacle in your yard year-round, and I haven’t even mentioned the decorative berries yet! Your Royal Family Holly is a winning combination of both Blue Prince Holly and Blue Princess Holly. The mix of the two ensures that you will have lovely red berries on your Holly to spice up the muted colors of your winter landscape. It all begins in spring with tiny white flowers, transitioning into green fruit that ripens to red. The effect of bright red against the glossy green foliage is breathtaking, especially when contrasted against the winter snow. Royal Family Holly grows up to 10 feet high with an 8 foot spread. The deer don’t like it, but your songbirds and other wildlife will love its berries (which are not edible for humans). It doesn’t require special care, but adapts well to pruning. Holly is one of the most beautiful and sought-after plants for its beauty as a landscape plant. Everyone should have one of these historic and beautiful specimens in their yard. * Glossy, Evergreen Foliage * Decorative Drupes * Wildlife interest.