One of the Best Plants for Fall & Winter Color!Spring, summer and fall are known for their colorful flowers, leaves and fruits, but bright garden color is always a challenge to find in the dark winter months. Don’t let winter get you down this this! Winter Red Winterberry (Ilex verticillata ‘Winter Red’) will fill your garden with delightful red berries all winter and even into spring.Deep green leaves cover these big (6’ tall and wide) shrubs all summer. In the fall the inconspicuous flowers give way to little berries that are revealed like a curtain call when the leaves drop. And what a show they’ll give you! The bright holly-red berries stay on the bush all winter and will even persist into spring.Winter Red is a female shrub.. In order to get these show-stopping berries, you need to have a pollinator. Ilex ‘Southern Gentleman’ is made just for that! One Southern Gentleman will pollinate up to 10 Winter Red’s, so you can have a fence line of bright berries all season long.Winter Red is not only a feast for the eyes, but it is a literal feast for the birds. This makes your garden the place to be for your feathered friends when not much else is going on in the garden.Winterberries are the “queens” of the fruiting shrub world and the fruiting branches are great for decoration in the garden or in the house. They make instant holiday decorations when a few stems are put in a large vase.Order a few from us today and see your winter garden in a whole new light!* Prized for ornamental value * Loads of bright red berries * Berries attract birds .
Largest Flowers of Any Russian Sage!Russian Sage – Lacey Blue, Perovskia atriplicifolia ‘Lacey Blue’, is a valued landscape perennial and boasts the largest flowers of any Russian Sage! It is a perennial with an exceptionally long season of interest. Forming a bushy mound of fragrant grey-green leaves, Lacey Blue bears copious spikes of deep blue flowers from mid-summer into early fall. The grayish green foliage is scented and carries a cloud of small deep blue flowers on wide stems. This plant offers a charming, open airy feel to a garden. Lacey Blue is great for smaller gardens and terrific in mixed containers. Lacey Blue is easy to grow, drought tolerant once established, and its dense bushy branching prevents flopping, which can be a big problem with Russian Sage. We recommend pruning it back to about 6 inches in the early spring.For months of blooms on a fragrant, popular perennial, you can’t go wrong with the Lacey Blue Russian Sage.* Months of blooms* Amazing fragrance* Deer resistant * Easy to grow .
This Native Evergreen Loves the Cold!The Balsam Fir, ‘Abies balsamea’, exhibits a relatively dense, dark-green, pyramidal crown. It is a small to medium sized evergreen tree, develops a wide base, and has a narrow top that ends in a slender spire-like top. The scientific name “balsamea” is an ancient word for the balsam tree, so named because of the many resinous blisters found in the bark. Balsam fir and Fraser fir have many similar characteristics.The Balsam Fir has needles that are 1 1/2 inches long, are flat, rounded at the tip, and normally have a strong curve. These needles are dark green above and whitened below. This fir does not produce seeds until it is 20 years old, or 15 feet tall.The species thrives in cooler climates and demands abundant soil moisture and a humid atmosphere. Balsam Fir is one of the more important conifers in the northern United States, and it makes up a large percentage of the popular Christmas tree!The Balsam Fir is a great specimen tree, and many wildlife rely extensively on this tree for food and shelter!* Food for wildlife * Specimen * Christmas tree.
Repeat-Blooming, Fragrant ShrubSnow White Sensation is a flowering shrub with superior, fragrant flowers. One would work well as a specimen plant in your yard, or plant several as a hedge along a garage or outbuilding where you could use a little color.Your Snow White Sensation is a marvelous way to welcome the new season. Clusters of 2-inch blooms will appear at the ends of its branches in late spring, their luscious, citrus fragrance filling your yard with a heavenly scent.The flowers and fragrance make it easy to see why this shrub is also called a Mock Orange. The white, double flowers will appear again in summer, for the repeat-bloom that the Snow White Sensation is well known for, an added bonus to an already outstanding ornamental shrub.Snow White Sensation has serrated, oval leaves that are a vibrant dark green and provide a dense, somewhat rounded form amid the gently arching branches. The leaves don’t provide fall color, but Snow White Sensation features peeling, dark red bark for some winter interest.It’s a fast-grower so it won’t be long until you see results, and its ease of care ensures you’ll save time for other seasonal activities. Drought tolerant and compatible for a variety of soil types, Snow White Sensation is also quite hardy. It even does well in urban environments.Plant a Snow White Sensation in your yard today and begin reaping the benefits of its citrus scent and beauty all season long. * First Editions® Plants* Repeat-blooming * Citrus scent * Hardy.
Also Known as European Bird CherryThe May Day Tree, Prunus padus ‘European Bird Cherry’, is one of the first trees to leaf out in spring. European Bird Cherry is generally described as a perennial tree or shrub and has dark-green summer foliage that turns yellow to red in fall.The white flowers are large and fragrant and appear in early May. They are borne in slender drooping clusters. It differs from other wild and garden cherries in having flowers in long cylindrical spikes.The fruit is black, about 1/3” or less, and taken by the birds. This low-branched tree is rounded to about 15-20’.May Day Tree is available in clump form. The European Bird Cherry has a moderate life span relative to most other plant species and a moderate growth rate.Prune the May Day plant after flowering is finished as the flowers appear on old wood.This small-fruited cherry tree is frequented or fed on by birds!* Early spring bloomer* Large, fragrant flowers!* Red & yellow fall color .
Apricots and BurgundyHemerocallis Modern Design, Hemerocallis ‘Modern Design’, is an excellent and vigorous plant that produces 4″ wide blooms. The flowers are light apricot with a pronounced plum burgundy eye and a matching picotee edge.‘Modern Design’ is a very good bloomer during the summer, and then reliably follows up with another surge of reblooms later in the season!One of the Designer Daylily™ Collection, it has lightly ruffled petals that are gently recurved. Heat and humidity tolerant, Modern Design is considered a premium daylily because it shows outstanding bloom performance, produces vibrant flowers, and has winter hardiness in northern zones.Individual flowers last only one day, but since each plant produces many buds, the total blooming time of a well-established clump may last more than a month. Divide every 3-5 years, or when the number of flower buds and the size of bloom begin to decline.Use ‘Modern Design’ daylily for color in shrub borders and in perennial beds. Once established, the daylily can be an excellent groundcover on slopes because it has roots that hold soil against erosion. It also attracts butterflies. *Apricot Petals with Large Burgundy Eye*4″ BloomsAttracts Butterflies.
Licorice Fragrance in Blue SpikesHyssop Blue Fortune, Agastache ‘Blue Fortune’, originates from the Greek word aga, meaning “very much,” and stachys, meaning “spikes,” referring to the many flower spikes. As one of the easiest and most rewarding perennials to grow, this award winning ‘Blue Fortune’ is a tremendously long bloomer! ‘Blue Fortune’ is useful for adding a spot of color to the garden late in the season when many other plants are finished. Hummingbird Mint, as it’s also known as, has foliage that smells distinctly like black licorice when crushed.This variety of Hyssop is more tolerant of cold winters and wet soil. ‘Blue Fortune’ needs full sun to light shade and dry to medium soil. Peak bloom occurs in midsummer and attracts butterflies. If you’d like to restrict the height of this tall perennial, pinch back its blue-green foliage in spring before the flower buds are formed.Plant this handsome low-maintenance clumping perennial in a sunny location. You can enjoy its long lasting blooms and color, especially late in the season when other plants begin to fade!* Many Blue Violet Spikes in Late Summer* Cold and Wet Soil Tolerant* Loves Sun and Medium Dry Soil.
Biggest berries and biggest taste! If you like the idea of growing and harvesting your own berries, but are afraid that they’ll be too hard, too time-consuming, or too much trouble we’d like to introduce you to Yezberry Maxie Japanese Haskap. You know all about blueberries, strawberries, blackberries and raspberries because you can buy them in your local supermarket year round, but Japanese Haskaps may not be familiar to you. We think they’re about to take the home gardening world by storm, though. This is the first year that these are available to the home gardener in a big way and we think they’re going to take off.What’s so awesome about these berries? Here are a few reasons:1. Super easy to grow! These pure-bred Japanese berries are also natural natives of North America which means that they are very adaptable to just about any soil and just about any PH level you’ll encounter. All that they need is lots of sun and water and they will grow just about anywhere from zone 7 to zone 3! (They actually do ok in part sun too, just give them room for air to circulate around them.)2. Super delicious! These berries are the biggest haskaps available and have a tart/sweet taste that is a cross between a ripe blueberry and a blackberry or raspberry. Eat them straight off of the bush or use them to make slammin’ jam, sauces and desserts.3. Super hardy! Yezberry Haskaps will tolerate very cold weather and they fruit later than other haskaps so that they are great with a surprise spring frost or two.When you order, make sure to order Yezberry Solo Japanese Haskap along with it as a pollinator for the best harvest. Order today!* Largest tart/sweet berries* Hardy native* Very cold hardy* Adapts to any soil* Easy care* Nice ornamental shrub.
The Astilbe ‘Lollypop’, Astilbe japonica ‘Lollypop’ (PP11,966), is a colorful feathery flower with hot pink blooms, dark purple stems and dark green shiny foliage.Lollypop’s beautiful flowers contrast wonderfully with the dark green foliage. Astilbe ‘Lollypop’ blooms in early summer.Astilbes are grown most successfully in rich soil and under partial sun. The biggest key to successful growth of your Astilbes is water….they require a lot of water. The soil must remain moist. If the soil dries out the plant will falter quickly, especially in the sun.Wait to cut the foliage back until spring as that will protect the plant during the winter. Fertilize Astilbes in late spring before the flowers emerge.Astilbes can be used as cut flowers, perennial borders or shade gardens with Hosta’s and Ferns.Astilbe is considered to be deer resistant and will attract hummingbirds.* Easy to Grow! .
A Utopia Of Pink Rose Flowers!Easy Elegance® Pinktopia Rose (Rosa ‘BAImas’ PPAF) will have your mouth watering with its deep pink blooms. They draw your eye from across the garden and pop brightly against the glossy dark green foliage of this great introduction in the Easy Elegance® line-up. Some reviewers call this the “perfect pink”. Masses of the dreamy pink blooms appear all summer and late into the fall. In warmer zones 8-9 it can even bloom well past Thanksgiving!Pinktopia is as perfect in containers as it is in your landscape. Use this beautiful plant as an accent, in masses in your perennial borders and beds or even in your cutting garden. Pinktopia looks great with Simplicity Rose® too, another Easy Elegance® introduction.Easy Elegance® roses, like their name says, are some of the easiest roses to grow. No need to pamper or spray to keep your plant healthy. These are disease resistant, hardy plants and they will give you diva blooms without any of the extra work other diva roses require.Pair the deep pink blooms with purples and blues for a head-turning summer display.Easy Elegance® Pinktopia Rose will have you dancing in your garden. We know that you will be pleased with this tough but beautiful gem. Order yours today!* Deep pink flowers * Blooms from summer through fall* Super easy care.
The Sir Thomas Lipton Rose, Rosa Hybrid Rugosa ‘Sir Thomas Lipton’, is a hybrid rugosa shrub rose with a vigorous, dense, upright, rounded habit.Sir Thomas Lipton features fragrant, semi-double to double, pure white flowers (to 2.5″ diameter) which bloom in June, with an intermittent repeat blooms throughout the summer.It features leathery dark green wrinkled foliage. ‘Rugosa’ means wrinkled foliage.Sir Thomas Lipton is best grown in medium moisture, slightly acidic, well-drained garden loams in full sun to part shade. Best flowering and disease resistance generally occur in full sun, however.Water deeply and regularly (mornings are best). Avoid overhead watering.Sir Thomas Lipton is an excellent plant for making a thick, impressive hedge. Its denseness creates an extraordinary screening rose!It is deer resistant.* Deer Resistant* Hedge Rose* Fragrant.
Huge, Cold Hardy FigsTexas Blue Giant Fig Tree is fruit-bearing tree with exceptional fruit. Plant one near a south wall for some winter protection, or you can use one as a container planting if space is limited.Imagine an everbearing fig tree with fruit that is sweet and delectable all season long! Texas Blue Giant Fig produces huge fruit with attractive purple skin and a delicious, melt-in-your-mouth amber flesh. The fruit dangles from the sturdy branches on bright green stems at harvest time, just begging to be picked. The large, green leaves lend a tropical feel to your tree, filling it out for a healthy, vibrant appearance in your yard. The fruit itself is high in fiber and calcium, so Texas Blue not only provides a delicious treat and attractive appearance for your yard, but will provide you with years of health benefits as well.Texas Blue Giant Fig will grow up to 15 feet in height with a 12 foot spread, depending upon the conditions. Figs are easy to care for and fast-growing, so you won’t have to fuss much with this tree. Blue Giant prefers moist soil and full sun, but is relatively adaptable. It’s also self-fruitful so you won’t need a polarizer for this variety. A winner in the south, it thrives in Texas and other hot desert areas, or can be grown indoors in the North. In fact, this is one of the best fig selections if you live in warm-winter locations. Figs are one of the oldest cultivated fruits, even dating back to Biblical times. Their value has been clear for centuries, so why not try one of these ancient fruits for your yard today! * Huge fruit * Everbearing * Heath benefits * Cold hardy .
Fragrant Yellow Flowers in SummerThe Glenleven Linden, Tilia flavescens ‘Glenleven’, is a hybrid between American and Little Leaf Linden. It is a fast growing tree with an extremely straight trunk and a pyramidal form (cone shaped).Glenleven’s green foliage turns yellow in the fall. This tree has a faster growth rate than other Little Leaf Lindens with a more open canopy that casts a moderate shade.Glenleven is a prolific bloomer, with its small fragrant flowers appearing in late June and into July. Many bees are attracted to the flowers, and the dried flowers persist on the tree for some time.The heart-shaped leaves are a cool dark green and the flowers are used for a soothing herbal tea, reported to have health benefits. Lindens generally are very hardy trees, once established, and maintain their pyramidal shape easily without trimming. They are pollution tolerant and pH adaptable.The Glenleven Linden grows 50 feet tall with a width of 35 feet; making them a great shade tree.* Fragrant flowers* Fast growing Linden* Great shade tree.
Red Foliage All YearEuphorbia Bonfire, Euphorbia polychroma ‘Bonfire’ PPAF, is a hot new perennial succulent groundcover with striking mahogany red foliage. The leaves emerge green but quickly turn a deeper red. Unlike other Euphorbias that may turn red in the fall, ‘Bonfire’ displays its smoldering red foliage all summer long!Radiant chartreuse flower bracts provide a nice contrast in the spring; the bright yellow tips really glow! This fantastic foliage gradually becomes a rich red in the fall. It is great enhancement of the common spurge!’Bonfire’ has a nice mounding habit with foliage that is resistant to deer and rabbits.It grows best in well-drained, poor-to-moderately fertile soil. Divide every two to three years or as needed. Late-summer cutback can be beneficial if plants start to “birdnest.” Use gloves since sap may irritate skin of susceptible individuals.If you are looking for an all-season colorful plant, this ‘Bonfire’ plant is one of the most gorgeous spurges ever grown!* Mahagony Red Foliage All Year* Chartreuse Flowers in Spring* Loves Hot and Dry.
The Barberry ‘Bonanza Gold’, Berberis thunbergii “Bogozam”, is a dwarf form or golden barberry that commands special attention in the landscape due to its outstanding bright gold foliage. ‘Bonanza Gold’ produces gracefully arching branches of bright-gold foliage. Often used for informal hedges, this Japanese barberry produces inconspicuous yellow flowers in spring and berries that persist throughout the winter. A low maintenance plant, it forms a dense mound that can be used as a specimen or foundation plant..