Hardy Shrub with Edible Fruit Gooseberry is not a common fruit in America and that’s a shame. Fresh gooseberries are a real treat. They have a taste that can be sour grape-y, or like fresh apples or plums, or like tropical fruit, depending on when you harvest them. Among gooseberries, the Pixwell Gooseberry is a top performer.Pixwell is a handsome shrub from spring to fall all on its own, but it is made all the more valuable because it provides delectable edible fruit from July to September. Pick them green or be patient and wait while they change from red to plum colored.The longer you wait, the sweeter they become. Most often they are picked right between the green and red stages when they are nice and firm and then they are used for sweet/tart wine, pies and preserves. Your Pixwell Gooseberry will grow up to 6 feet tall in a sunny spot. Pixwell looks great planted in a group along a fence, or planted singly as a spotlight in your garden. It’s almost thornless, mildew resistant and easy to prune.It has a spring bloom of flowers that you probably won’t notice. However, bees and butterflies certainly will, making this plant a valuable asset to your yard’s wildlife in the spring as well as in the fall.Gooseberries have been prized for generations, and this variety will be an outstanding asset to your garden and kitchen pantry. The more plants you buy, the more fruit you’ll have!* Nutritious berries * Hardy * Beneficial to wildlife.
Ornamental, High-Quality VegetableChipman’s Canada Red Rhubarb is a high-quality vegetable that is also quite ornamental. In fact, many people grow Rhubard not to eat, but simply as a decorative feature in their flower beds. It would feel right at home in either your flower or vegetable garden.Light green foliage and bright red stems highlight this popular garden vegetable that is as ornamental as it is delicious. It’s a long-lived perennial that will grow up to 18 inches in height with a 24 inch spread. It grows in a full, mounded form with a lush and vibrant appearance.Rich in vitamin C, fiber and other nutrients, Rhubarb is delicious in sauces, pies and other desserts. It’s one of those plants that neighbors commonly share over the backyard fence, so be ready to share a little when the delicious stalks are ready for harvest.You’ll love how easy it is to grow and care for, and the flavor is certainly not to be missed. The bright red stalks have a tart, acidic flavor eaten raw which some people love, but it’s when you add some sugar that the unique flavor of the Rhubarb will be revealed for the rare gem it is.The flavor of the Chipman’s Canada Red is sweeter than most, so you won’t have to add a lot of sugar to your recipes when using it. The red color won’t fade with cooking, so that beautiful bright red will lend a decorative zest to your pies, bars…whichever of the varied recipes you choose to make with this one-of-a-kind vegetable.Rhubarb is an incomparable vegetable that you don’t want to miss out on. Nothing tastes or looks quite like it, and the Chipman’s Canada Red is certainly one of the best cultivars to be had.* Sweeter than other cultivars* Maintains color when cooking* Decorative features .
Adds Height & Contrast to Your GardenDracaena Indivisa Spikes, Dracaena Indivisa ‘Spikes’, can add intrigue to your garden or container. Spikes are a foliage plant that provides height and contrast. This unique and very hardy plant can be grown at any light level. Dracaena Spikes fairly drought tolerant too! Plant in any well drained soil. Feed bi-weekly if planted in a container with other plants. If your Dracaena spikes is in its own pot, feed it monthly with a balanced plant food while actively growing. At the end of the growing season “Spikes” can be moved indoors for the winter. After many years of moving the plant in for the winter (out for the summer) it is possible to grow a large specimen tree. This plant can be a perennial in zones 9-11. In zones 3-8 it is an annual only.* Adds height & contrast* Can be brought indoors in winter* Unique & very hardy Pick your color….
The Bacopa Giant Snowflake, Sutera cordata ‘Danova906’, a Proven Winners selection, is an instant hit with gardeners.Sutera hybrids are incredibly vigorous and versatile.Its “living carpet” growth is unbeatable for filling those inevitable bare spots and spicing up small pots.Giant Snowflake has jumbo white flowers and is extra vigorous. Keep the soil moist and well drained, flowers will drop if under watered.For zones 9-11, this plant can also be a perennial. In zones 3 to 8 this plant is an annual.Use this plant in containers. It is excellent in pots that allow the Giant Snowflake to trail over the edges and in hanging baskets.* Attracts butterflies!* No deadheading necessary!* Award WinningPick your color….
The Helenium Mardi Gras, ‘Helenium’, a Blooms of Bressingham plant, also known as Sneezeweed or Helen’s Flower, is a very showy multicolored perennial. The flower colors are somewhat “tie-dyed”, orange-red-yellow, with a flower size of 1-2” and green foliage. ‘Mardi Gras’ blooms from late June into early August. It has a plant height of 2’ and a spread of 25”. ‘Marid Gras’ needs to be planted in full sun and in a well-drained area. Try planting Helenium in the back of the border or in mass plantings with shrubs and grasses. If one needs color added to their garden, don’t forget Helenium ‘Mardi Gras’..
The Japanese Spurge ‘Green Sheen’, Pachysandra terminalis ‘Green Sheen’, has lustrous, shiny green leaves; the sheen is so impressive you think it can’t be real!It is an evergreen ground cover, and the plant has a tidy habit which makes it a landscape winner. It grows in deep shade and is ideal for using under shallow rooted trees.Maturing at a height of 12 inches, it spreads slowly to moderately fast by underground rhizomes. ‘Green Sheen’ prefers well drained, organically rich loam and shade. It will tolerate some sun in northern zones, but needs shade in southern zones.’Green Sheen’ tolerates heat and humidity better than other Pachysandras. It features tiny spikes of white flowers rising above the foliage in mid spring. This Pachysandra will transform otherwise bare and ugly ground areas into attractive year-round cover!This spurge is also very effective as a border plant along paths or driveway edgings and can be used as a lawn substitute in shaded non-traffic areas.’Green Sheen’ makes an excellent ground cover in small shady areas!* Heat and humidity tolerant* Ground cover* Shiny leaves.
A tough tree for tough climates! Sensation Boxlelder Maple (Acer negundo ‘Sensation’) is a pretty tree that can handle tough climates without skipping a beat. Maple trees are easy to grow and are used all over North America. They are native selections so you know that they will do well. They thrive from Canada to Guatemala. Maples are known for the color of the fall leaves and Sensation is no exception. In the fall it unleashes a brilliant display of rich red leaves that are a classic fall garden look. The leaves come out a soft copper-red in the spring and quickly change to a refreshing green with just a hint of copper undertones for the summer. Sensation Boxelder will quickly reach 30-35 feet. It is a great landscape tree and casts nice shade. It’s nicely sized for a garden bed or border. Where this tree really shines is in areas that have challenging climates. It hardy to zone 4 (-40 degrees and more) and it is water-wise too. Once it is established it is relatively drought tolerant. It is super easy to care for and thrives in sun or part shade. Several lining a long drive are picture perfect in any season.Sensation Boxelder is a great tree for your landscape. Don’t wait until we sell out. Order yours today!* Rich red fall color* Great for smaller spaces* Attracts birds* Easy care and hardy* Year-round interest.
Tough and handsome!Dogwoods can often appear dainty, with their thinner limbs and beautiful, soft-petal flowers. Cherokee Brave Dogwood (Cornus florida ‘Comco No. 1’) turns that perception on its head! This dogwood is one tough tree. Here are the reasons we love Cherokee Brave:1. It is super cold hardy. – It thrives up to zone 5 and will stand up to weather conditions that will make most other dogwoods shrivel in fear and die. Ice, snow and freezing temps won’t knock Cherokee Brave down.2. The flowers are unique – The big blossoms have an interesting red glow that fades to a white center. Stunning in the garden or vase.3. Early blooming – Cherokee Brave Dogwoods bloom reliably earlier in the spring than many other dogwoods. They also leaf-out earlier shaking off the gray days of winter.4. Great fall color – come Autumn the leaves turn a beautiful shade of maroon that really lights up the garden.5. Winter berries – after the leaves drop Cherokee Brave has red berries and soft grey bark that is striking in the winter landscape and provides food for birds and other wildlife.6. Low maintenance – very easy to care for once established. Pest resistant, disease resistant and drought tolerant.7. Small size – Cherokee Brave only grows 20 to 30 feet tall so it fits perfectly into any sized landscape.This will be a prized tree in your garden. Don’t wait and order yours today! * Very easy to grow* Color all year* Spring flowers* Fall foliage* Winter berries.
Give All Your Plantings a BOOSTRoot Booster will help grow roots faster, for bigger and healthier plants, trees and shrubs. Whether bareroot or potted all newly planted items will benefit from Root Booster. While plants take care of themselves above ground, mycorrhizal fungi will protect the roots below ground.Root Booster provides plants Mycorrhizae. This is a needed relationship between fungi and plants. Most plants on earth rely on mycorrhizal fungi for nutrients and moisture. Without it they can struggle to survive.It increases water and nutrient absorption. It decreases transplant shock, increases drought and salt tolerance, and increases disease and pest resistance. The fungi will also protect roots in contaminated soil.Finally, Root Booster will not only help plants become established quicker, it will improve the soil. Once this clean, powerful approach is in place you will find the soil will improve year after year rather than be depleted.Easy to use and packed by hand. Get yours before we sell out and give all of your plants a jump start with Root Booster. * Beneficial to all plants, trees and shrubs* Increase disease and pest resistance* Establish plants more quicklyUse 1 ounce per gallon size container or 1 ounce per foot of height. Place plant in dug hole. Mix product in upper few inches of planting hole, around the roots..
Burgundy-black foliage ads mystery! Sunjoy Todo Berberis ( Berberis x NCBX1) is a small plant that makes a huge impact in your garden beds and borders. It only grows 2’ high and 2’ wide, but visually it draws you in with its rich dark burgundy color.Sunjoy Todo is evergreen in milder climates, but even where it’s not it provides year-round interest with its round mounding form. Use a row of them as a low border, or intersperse them in your existing beds and borders for dots of deep color. Berberis is beautiful, but it does have a bite. There are nasty thorns hidden under the beautiful small leaves, but that isn’t a bad thing. On the contrary it is one of its best attributes. These are great plants to put under windows and at property edges for security. No one wants to tangle with this innocent-looking shrub once they’ve gotten nicked.Sunjoy Todo looks great with the green needles of true evergreens or with the yellow-greens of other shrubs and perennials. The color is so deep that, honestly, it makes anything around it seem brighter.This is a true ‘plant-it-and-forget-it’ dwarf shrub that will add both warmth and mystery to your beds and borders (and even your pots).Order several from us today and enjoy the color show in your own garden.* Natural dwarf* Rich dark burgundy foliage* Easy care* Deer and drought resistant* Thorns for security* Semi-evergreen and non-invasive.
A ‘Drop Dead Gorgeous’ Tree Rose for your HomeOur Drop Dead Red Rose, Rosa “WEKcharlie’, is the tree form of the popular floribunda rose variety. It would look fantastic on your front porch and be a magnificent addition to your rose or perennial garden.Drop Dead Red Rose Tree is so spectacular it should be in a class by itself! Its velvety-red, double blooms repeat all summer long and into early fall. Each medium/large blossom features a 25-30 petal count of deep red color that’s so resilient it remains true right until the end.The roses appear singly or in clusters, their sweet fragrance a lure to both pollinators and garden guests alike. Bring a few inside to enjoy their subtle fragrance day and night, as they make an exceptional cut flower as well. This remarkable rose variety grows on a 24-inch trunk. Its glossy, dark green foliage provides a lovely backdrop for the prolific and durable blossoms that can even withstand rain.Drop Dead Red Rose Tree has good disease resistance, is adaptive to a variety of soils and can live up to 30 years in optimal conditions. It’s even urban-tolerant, so would serve as a beautiful accent on an apartment balcony. Drop Dead Red Tree is a terrific investment for any rose lover, and this tree form is especially impressive. A repeat-blooming, long-lived floribunda in tree form with jaw-dropping red roses–Drop Dead Red is certainly a one-of-a-kind, must-have garden choice!* Prolific, long-lasting roses * Rose color doesn’t fade * Decorative tree form * Fragrant * Good disease resistance * Long-lived * Adaptable to a variety of soils * Urban tolerant.
‘Caroliniana’ is a healthier eastern-states cousin from the birch family, lacking the insect and disease problems that plague the species at large. Here is a pleasing small-to-medium tree with fresh green summer foliage and a show of yellow to either orange or fire-engine red come fall. When mature, the shape can range from rounded to a broader, elliptical form. Its biggest benefit is its surprising shade tolerance — it will thrive, even under the canopy of other trees — but will be happiest in partial shade. ‘Caroliniana’ likes wet feet (though it can tolerate a semi-dry spot) and is partial to a slightly acid-to-neutral soil pH. If you live near a wooded area, you can count on attracting a variety of desirable game birds (wild turkey, pheasant, ruffled grouse), which will seek out the seeds and buds. Perfect as a windbreak because of its supreme resistance to splitting, and just grand-looking when planted as a grove. Zones 4-8..
The Most Cold Hardy Banana Tree You’ll Find! Basjoo Banana, Masu ‘Basjoo’, aslo knows as the Japanese Banana, is a cold hardy, herbaceous plant. In fact, the Masu Basjoo Banana tree is said to be able to grow in all 50 states! Plant a few next to your pool or patio for that rare tropical appeal that enhances an area like no other plant. Basjoo Banana even does well in containers, creating an impressive display for your home’s front entrance. Your Masu Basjoo Banana is an impressive variety of banana to be sure! Its 2-foot wide leaves can grow up to 6 feet in length , overlapping for a trunk-like appearance at its center. Masu Basjoo grows so fast that under optimal conditions it will add both a new leaf and 2 feet of growth in a single week! Most people grow the Masu Basjoo Banana tree just for its incredible, ornamental nature and exotic foliage. In some cases, Basjoo Banana may flower in summer, displaying yellow-tinted, creamy blossoms that precede small, green fruits (that are inedible). Generally however, your Basjoo may not flower or fruit, and It’s an adaptable banana variety, and you can easily bring it indoors for winter, or even just grow it as a houseplant if you prefer. Masu Basjoo Banana will grow up to 14 feet with an equal spread. It’s fast-growing, disease resistant and extremely cold hardy (if protected, it can tolerate -20F). It’s adaptable to a variety of soils and can even tolerate a bit of drought or shade. It’s evergreen in some areas, and in colder climates will die back to the ground (for an orderly winter appearance). It’s sometimes called a “fiber banana” because it’s valued in Japan for its usefulness in fabrics…so it can even be a conversation-starter. If you’d love an exotic, tropical appearance for your home (inside or out), Masu Basjoo Banana tree is the perfect choice in a cold-hardy banana variety that you can count on for a stellar performance in your home this year! * Cold hardy * Works well in containers * Evergreen (in some areas) * Fast-growing * Can be grown as a houseplant * Adaptable to a variety of soils.
The Beauty of Hydrangeas in a Charming Tree FormThe Hydrangea Lime Light, Hydrangea paniculata ‘Lime Light’, is a vigorous, dependable grower with prolific blooms you can count on time and time again. Shaped into a charming tree form, this extraordinary hydrangea is a fast grower, and is great for ornamental accent or plant several for an informal screen.‘Lime Light’ has unique pale-green flowers that can reach 10-12″ in length in late August. These lime colored blooms are hard to find, but real standouts when you do! The bright,chartreuse blooms shine from mid to late summer, changing to a pleasing pink in the fall. You can even use the blooms for cut arrangements!This low maintenance, hardy ornamental requires little pruning. Unlike other hydrangeas, the soil pH won’t be a factor with the Limelight’s performance. This hardy tree is even more drought-tolerant than other varieties.* A wonderful show piece for any yard.* Makes a great patio tree!* Lime-Green Flowers!.
Shade Loving, Fast Growing with Year Round AppealRed Twigged Dogwood has amazing winter appeal. It is perfect for a shady spot, near a tree line or on the north side of a house. It will also do equally well in full sun as a hedge or in a group.Like licks of fire rising up against the white, winter snows, your Red Twigged Dogwood will be an eye-catching stand-out amid your dreary winter landscape. The red bark on the Red Twigged Dogwood makes the winter a lot less dreary. Even though its main attraction is its winter appeal, this lively Dogwood has a lot to offer year-round. Milky white flowers appear in spring and soothing green foliage fills out your plant in spring and summer. Cabernet-wine colored leaves will transform your Dogwood in the fall until its signature deep red bark appears in winter. As an added bonus, in late summer drupes appear which are low in sugar and attractive to birds. In fact, this shrub is the favored nesting place of American goldfinches.Your Red Twigged Dogwood grows fast, so it won’t be long until it reaches its mature height of 10 feet. In early spring, cut the shrub back to four to six inches from the ground to ensure a perennial show of red stems over the coming winters. Other than that, your Dogwood doesn’t require much care and is a generally hardy plant. * Brilliant Red Twigs* White Flowers in Spring* Attracts Birds and Wildlife* Fast Growing .