Dwarf Hydrangea with Magnificent White Blooms Bobo is a dwarf Hydrangea with magnificent white blooms. Plant one as an accent plant, or use a few of them in those small spaces where a dramatic splash of color is needed. If you love Hydrangeas but just don’t have the room for one, Bobo is for you. Its diminutive nature makes it the perfect choice to neatly tuck into those small spaces in your yard. Small in size however, does not mean small in bloom. Strong stems support its huge, white flowers from mid-summer through fall, virtually covering the plant in pristine blossoms. The stems continue to grow as the flower blooms, and the blossoms can take on a slight pinkish hue in the fall. Bobo tends to flower in a symmetrical manner, lending it toward the appearance of a big ball of flowers when in full bloom…something you really have to see to believe! Bobo is a deciduous shrub with a dwarf habit. It’s a hardy little guy so easy to grow and care for. The cut flowers are terrific fresh or dried and you’ll have lots to choose from as the deer leave this plant alone. A compact, easy to grow Hydrangea with magnificent blooms, Bobo is an outstanding choice for your landscape this year. *Dwarf*Huge flowers*Hardy.
The NEW Standard in Hardy Hydrangeas! Fire Light Hydrangea is the new cold-hardy standard to measure all hardy hydrangeas. Huge pomegranate-pink and white flower heads bloom reliably from midsummer to first frost regardless of your climate. Fire Light Hardy Hydrangea, Hydrangea paniculata ‘SMHPFL’, makes an impressive display, reaching up to 6 feet high and wide, boasting 12- to 16-inch blooms held upright on strong red stems that will not droop. Its thick, sturdy stems hold up the beautiful flowers so they are prominently displayed in the garden. It completely commands attention all summer and fall in your landscape. The lush color-changing blooms are a great focal point. This fantastic flower color lasts well into fall and hydrangea flowers are some of the best for drying for winter color. (Like most hydrangeas, color can be affected by soil PH, so check your soil before you plant for best color.) Fire Light Hydrangea makes a striking accent plant, but is even more eye-catching planted in a row. Plant it behind roses and lavenders and you will have an unforgettable display all season long. If you do not have a 6′ x 6′ area available for Fire Light Hydrangea to reach its full potential, you can train it to a more compact size with moderate pruning. They are very well behaved in pots, too. Order your Fire Light Hardy Hydrangea from Nature Hills today and be ready for a whole new garden! * Flowers change colors over the whole growing season* Full sun or light shade* Cold hardy .
Huge Hydrangea in a Stunning Tree Form NEW! Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea (Tree Form), is an award winning Hydrangea variety trained into a unique tree-like shape. Plant one by your home’s entrance or place a few in patio pots for an enchanting presentation near your pool or backyard grill. Make sure these are front-and-center in your life, as you won’t want to miss a moment of their spectacular, long-blooming display. A Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea is the type of plant that causes passers-by to catch their breath, and when in tree form…well, it’s simply astounding! If you’ve never seen a Vanilla Strawberry bush, imagine a vibrant plant that bursts into a July bloom of 7-inch panicles of delicate blossoms. The huge clusters of flowers begin as a creamy white, transitioning to pink and then a ravishing, strawberry-red. In its tree form, Vanilla Strawberry presents the appearance of an enchanting tree of flowers. It has a slight cascading nature as some of the flowers become so incredibly large and numerous that the weight of the blooms pulls at the red-tinted stems. As the season progresses, your late summer flowers will take on a multicolored effect as the new flowers bloom alongside the old. You simply can’t understand the full stunning nature of this remarkable Hydrangea tree until you’ve seen it for yourself! Artisitically pruned for 3 years, your Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea is grafted on a 36 inch standard trunk. This is truly a work of art. Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea will grow up to 7 feet tall in its tree form with a 5 foot spread. It’s fast growing and generally easy to care for. Having a tree form of one of the most impressive Hydrangea varieties is a one-of-a-kind opportunity. Try a Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea in its tree form this year, and you’re sure to be astounded by its wondrous display! It took 3 years and they are finally ready to ship to you. Because of the time and work involved to produce these trees, quantities are very limited. Order now to avoid disappointment! * First Editions® Plants * Urban tolerant * Winter hardy * Works well in containers * Fast Growing.
Multi-Colored Blooms Abelias are popular shrubs for their vibrant foliage and remarkable flowers, and Sunny Anniversary Abelia is no exception. Its glossy, oval leaves populate the arching branches to provide a rich backdrop for the flower buds that appear in mid-summer. Those adorable buds soon open to trumpet-shaped flowers, resplendent in splashes of yellow, pink and orange that continue to provide their brilliant color well into early fall. Sunny Anniversary’s one-of-a-kind blend of bright, floral colors extends into autumn for a stand-out display amid your other plantings, which by that time are preparing for a winter’s rest. Your Sunny Anniversary Abelia is a deciduous shrub with ornamental features. It will grow up to 4 feet in height with an equal spread, and has a somewhat mounded nature with upright, gracefully-arching stems. Deer tend to leave it alone, but butterflies, bees and hummingbirds will delight you with their frequent visits amid the fragrant blooms. Sunny Anniversary Abelia grows naturally beautiful, but is amenable to pruning if you so desire. Planted en masse in a wildlife habitat area, these decorative shrubs are majestic. Plant just one for a focal point in your yard, or place a few in containers where they can be the most versatile. No matter where you place a Sunny Anniversary Abelia, it’s sure to please. Part of the award-winning Anniversary Series, Sunny Anniversary Abelia is sure to be a “winner” in your yard this year as well! * Multi-colored fragrant flowers* Long blooming* Deer resistant* Drought tolerant.
Year Round Appeal on a Versatile Shrub Cranberry Cotoneaster, Cotoneaster apiculatus, is a deciduous shrub with year round ornamental features. Plant one as a foundation plant in your yard, or several for decorative erosion control on a slope or hill in your landscape. Your Cranberry Cotoneaster shrub has a lot to offer with year round features that prove it has something for every season. Late spring brings petite, pink-hued flowers that seem to dance amid the branches and slowly transition to cranberry-like berries for late summer. The small, scarlet jewels will persist amid the branches well into winter to the delight of your feathered friends. Cranberry Cotoneaster’s ovate leaves remain a glossy green throughout summer, then put on a show in autumn with shades of bronze, purple and red. Cranberry Cotoneaster will grow up to 3 feet tall with a 6-foot spread. It has an upright, mounded nature and arching habit. In fact, the branches sometimes arch so far as to touch the ground and take root. Cranberry Cotoneaster shrubs is adaptable to a variety of conditions, hardy and generally easy to care for. If you’re looking for something that has particular winter interest, but is also lovely year round, then look no further. Cranberry Cotoneaster’s unique form and bright, red berries will make it a standout in your winter landscape. Its arching form, spring flowers and colorful foliage make it ideal for your yard spring through fall. Whatever the season, you can’t go wrong with this colorful and versatile shrub! * Year round interest * Adaptable to a variety of conditions * Great for erosion control * Rabbit tolerant * Urban tolerant.
Add Some ‘Cultivated Wildness’ to Your Shady Bed Do you love hydrangeas, but not the old-fashioned, florist-type mopheads in pink or blue? ‘Ellen Huff’ is a cultivar of the American native oakleaf hydrangea. That means that it doesn’t look like your grandmother’s garden hydrangea. ‘Ellen Huff’ Oakleaf Hydrangea is a strong grower – up to 10 feet high and 10 feet wide, if you let it – that will literally FILL your shady garden bed. This plant is beautiful in bloom, out of bloom and even out of season. In spring the big oak-like leaves emerge to signal winter is over. Then the flowers come in summer, covering the shrub in upright, semi-arching white blooms 6” to 12” long! You can keep cutting and cutting these to fill your vases. But you might want to leave some on the bush, because in fall the white flowers turn a soft pink and will stay there as the leaves turn a deep burgundy. Then when the leaves drop, the flowers will stay on, adding another texture to the already interested exfoliating red bark. Some master gardeners claim that if they were only allowed one shrub in the shade, this would be it. This shrub adds a certain cultivated ‘wildness’ to your landscape. You won’t be disappointed with ‘Ellen Huff’ Oakleaf Hydrangea in your shady garden bed. Order your today! * HUGE flowers in the shade * Great fall color and winter bark * Hardy and easy to grow native.
Beautiful NEW Red Hydrangea – Not Available in Stores! Nature Hills is proud to present this beautiful new RED hydrangea! Grateful Red® Hydrangea, Hydrangea macrophylla ‘McKRed’, is an introduction from Wisconsin’s McKay Nursery. It has all of the characteristics of your favorite garden hydrangeas – big leaves and even bigger blooms coming all summer long in the shade. With alkaline soils the flowers are a deep pink verging on red that is unlike any other hydrangea on the market. As autumn approaches the flowers turn a velvety lavender color that is eye-catching with the purple tint of the leaves. In acidic soils the flower will be of a darker purple color. Growing 3-4 ft high, the Grateful Red® Hydrangea will be the star of your shady garden or border. Plant it where you can enjoy its unique coloration often as you walk by it. Make sure that you can reach it to cut the red blooms, too, because it will provide you with armfuls of flowers for your vases all season. The red flowers and purplish leaves blend well with your other shade-lovers, and especially with whites, blues and yellows. Grateful Red is very brilliantly colored red in regular neutral pH and at a lower pH you will get lavender flowers. The bloom on new wood and usually most all stems have a flower which is the amazing thing about this plant. The east side of a home is the absolute best… protection from afternoon heat but even in full sun as long as you keep it watered it will do beautifully in most parts of the country! Remember that you can’t buy Grateful Red® Hydrangea in any garden center, so make sure to reserve a few today before we run out of stock… again! This is a best seller and bound to be a superstar in your garden this year! * Totally unique red flowers * Easy to grow in the shade * Only available online!.
Spring’s Best Flowering Shrub! If hydrangeas are the queens of summer flowering shrubs, then Chinese Snowball Viburnum (Viburnum macrocephalum ‘Sterile’, sometimes mistaken as Viburnum macrocephalum ‘Chinese’) has spring all wrapped up! This is the shrub for the savvy spring gardener. Large and in charge, you only need one of these beauties to make a statement. (But why not make a grand statement? Order more than one!) Chinese Snowball is covered in hydrangea-like blooms the size of softballs that start out lime green and then open to glistening white. From April through May you will have armloads of blooms to enjoy in the garden or in the vase. Because this is a sterile Chinese Snowball viburnum, you won’t have the fruit that viburnums usually produce. Chinese Snowball isn’t fragrant like many viburnums either, which is a good thing for sensitive noses. Even though the flowers are the real show, once they are gone the dense, rounded shrub is a bushy background filler that will make your summer flowering plants really pop. Don’t underestimate the value of Chinese Snowball in your cutting garden either. In that hazy time between the flush of tulips and daffodils and the onset of summer color, Chinese Snowball will give you grand cuts for big vases. On a related note, Chinese Snowball Viburnum pruning is easy – once a year as soon as the flowering is done, give it a quick trim to remove the dead wood and shape it up. Especially great in southern gardens, this is really an easy care and very rewarding shrub. We are happy to offer the Chinese Snowball Viburnum for sale. Buy yours today! * Semi-evergreen in the south* Softball sized blooms* Great as a background shrub* For borders or beds* Easy to grow .
Deciduous Shrub with Unique Summer Blooms Pinky Bells is a deciduous shrub with unique summer blooms. It would do well as a foundation planting in your yard or perhaps as a charming container plant for your backyard patio. Your Pinky Bells lives up to its name. This shrub features adorable pendulous flowers that dangle from the stems like little bells from mid-summer to fall. The 5-petalled blooms are a delicate pink and are easily the largest flowers of the Abelia varieties available. Your yard’s hummingbirds and butterflies will appreciate its fragrant presence in your yard as well, and further reward you with their delightful presence. Pinky Bells new growth is red, so even when not in bloom, your Pinky Bells will contribute some added interest to your landscape. Red color in the fall will spice up your autumn yard as well. It also has a gently mounded form so is naturally attractive, but adapts well to pruning if you’d like to shape it a bit. It’s known for having a strong root system and is relatively hardy. Even the neighborhood deer will leave it alone. A lovely shrub with enchanting flowers to provide color year-round, the Pinky Bells is an outstanding choice for your yard this year. *Unique Flowers*4 Season Color*Hardy*Wildlife Interest.
A Late Blooming Lilac with Fall Color The Miss Canada Lilac is an extremely hardy late blooming Lilac. It’s also one our best selling pink Lilacs. Miss Canadas graceful arched branches make it lovely as a hedge or foundation plant. It is also easily shaped into an elegant small tree, a beautiful statement next to a patio. The much loved heart shaped leaves are a dark green, and will transform to a brilliant buttery yellow in the fall. In late spring your Miss Canada will be smothered in upright clusters of lightly fragrant rosy pink flowers. The clear pink blooms rising above the deep green foliage makes a stunning display. The Miss Canada Lilac performs best in full sun and adapts well to warmer climates. It is very attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds, it’s ultra hardy and easy to grow, and it’s deer resistant. The Miss Canada Lilacs beauty and scent would be a great addition to any yard. We recommend planting it near a window to enjoy this wonderful Lilacs perfume both indoors and outdoors. * Heat Tolerant * Fall Color * Fragrant Blooms .
A Compact Oakleaf with Full Sized Blooms! Gatsby Gal Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Brenhill’ PPAF ) is a dream of a hydrangea. The compact oakleaf shrub (compact for a hydrangea – it grows 4’-6’ tall) has massive blooms, growing a full foot or more long. The pure white panicles make an impressive display from mid-summer to autumn. Planted in groups, it can look like a foot-thick snow bank has landed on top of the shrub. This shrub was named the “Must-Grow New Shrub for 2014” by Better Homes and Gardens Magazine, and it definitely fits the bill. Gatsby Gal Oakleaf Hydrangea is a great back of the border shrub or a splendid foundation plant. The graceful white blooms look good with almost any type of landscape, making this a very versatile addition to your garden. This is already a tidy pant, but it takes pruning well if you need it even tighter. This is an American native plant and handles almost any soil or weather that you can throw at it. It blooms beginning in mid-summer, but will continue blooming through the fall, when the leaves and flowers begin to take on burgundy tones. The blooms are steadfast, too, appearing every year no matter the weather or soil ph. You definitely want to invite Gatsby Gal to your garden party! * Flowers are a foot or more * Compact hydrangea * Fall interest.
Burgundy Leaves Accent Exfoliating Bark Diabolo Ninebark is deciduous shrub with ornamental features. These would look wonderful as a mass planting as a screen or hedge in an area where you have difficult soils or need erosion control. One would also be terrific at the back of your perennial bed. Your Diabolo Ninebark is prized for its four-season interest. White, button-like blooms appear in spring, presenting a showy display that’s sure to draw butterflies, hummingbirds and bees to your yard. In fall, your Ninebark will further captivate your wildlife when the red capsules that are its fruit ripen. Winter reveals your shrub’s origins when its exfoliating bark exposes the reddish-brown layers underneath (thus its name of “ninebark”). However, even though all of these features are extraordinary, it’s the burgundy leaves Diabolo displays throughout summer that are often its most beloved feature. The 4-inch long, lobed leaves are an elegant deep purple that’s sure to stand out in your landscape in almost any setting. Diabolo Ninebark will grow to 10 feet tall with an equal spread but can be pruned to any size. It’s a fast-growing shrub that’s easy to grow and can tolerant a wide range of soils. It’s even drought tolerant. It does best in full sun but can do well in some shade. Four-season interest on a hardy shrub with outstanding color–Diabolo Ninebark is a must have for your yard this year! * Four-season interest * Flowers, fruit and foliage color * Wildlife interest * Fast growing * Exfoliating Bark.
Big Lilac Scent in a Little Lilac Package Dwarf Korean Lilac (Syringa meyeri ‘Palibin’) packs a big punch in a little space. Full sized lilac flowers with that true intoxicating lilac scent come on bushes much smaller than the norm. This is a compact, spreading plant. It is small and dense and is perfect for tight spaces. Plant it low beneath windows (it won’t get tall enough to block them) or even in planters (so you can move the fragrance where you need it). The Dwarf Korean Lilac blooms heavily in mid to late spring with showy clusters of pale lilac flowers that are spread over the entire bush. Also, you don’t have to wait years to enjoy the show. This variety is very fragrant and begins blooming at an early age. With a mature height of 4-5 feet The Dwarf Korean Lilac is very versatile. It can fit in tight places and small gardens or be grown in groups in a large garden for a spectacular effect. Bonus – this lilac totally laughs at pollution, making it a perfect choice for an urban garden. Extra bonus – the Dwarf Korean Lilac is cold hardy and not afraid of frosty nights. If you love lilacs but thought you didn’t have room for one, the Dwarf Korean Lilac is for you. Now you can enjoy the captivating fragrance of your grandma’s lilacs anywhere for a great price. Order yours today! * Cold Hardy * Adaptable * Early and Heavy bloomer.