Soft Pink Cloud Clematis Rubens, Clematis montana ‘Rubens’, is a Chinese species that produces masses of soft pink 2.5 flowers that look very attractive against the dark bronze-green foliage. It was awarded Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit! Clematis montana ‘Rubens’ needs a supporting structure to grow properly and it is easy to grow with a rich, porous, alkaline soil that has plenty of room for the roots to spread. It looks beautiful growing through large trees or conifers and can obtain a height over 10 feet! Best performance is when the tops are in full sunlight and the roots are shaded, so apply generous mulch or a shallow-rooted ground cover near the base of the vine. Prune only after flowering is completed by removing any weak or dead stems Clematis ‘Rubens’ is a reliable performer once established; it take a season or two to get going! The first Clematis to bloom each year, the Clematis ‘Rubens’ has a vanilla-like scent that is absolutely unforgettable! *Petite Soft Pink Flowers*Masses of Blooms*Dark Bronze Green Foliage .
Huge Double Blue Blooms Clematis Blue Light, Clematis ‘Vanso’, is an exceptional Clematis that boasts fully double 5-6 flowers of violet blue. Blue Light Clematis is an exceptionally free flowering variety and a nice compact grower. Perfect size for an impressive container planting! Enjoy the blooms in late spring through early summer and then again from late summer until fall! Clematis Blue Light, needs a supporting structure to grow properly but will also grow over large shrubs and over walls. Clematis is easy to grow in a rich, porous, alkaline soil with plenty of room for the roots to spread. Best performance is when the tops are in full sunlight and the roots are shaded, so apply a generous mulch or a shallow-rooted ground cover near the base of the vine. Blue Light Clamatis is a very good performer once established and they take a season or two to get going. Prune this plant after first flowering by cutting back the top one-third to one-half of some stems. * Huge Blue 6 Double Blooms* Free Flowering Spring Through Fall* Compact Size.
The Only Tree Form of This Rare Blue Wisteria Sometimes the big words get over used: AMAZING, SUPERIOR, GORGEOUS, ONE-OF-A-KIND, ORIGINAL, BEST-SELLER. You know what we mean. But this time, they are true! The ORIGINAL Blue Chinese Wisteria Tree is Nature Hill’s best-selling plant. These are only grown by one nursery in America and Nature Hills has exclusive rights to this gorgeous tree. We have started seeing other wisteria trees for sale out there, and you might see them too, but know that they are not the ORIGINAL Blue Chinese Wisteria Tree. Only Nature Hills sells this superior beauty. These are amazing tree forms of the popular wisteria vines that grow almost anywhere in the country. In spring and early summer they explode in long streams of sweet-smelling flowers that can range from sky blue to rich lavender. By autumn the flowers have transformed into 6 inch long velvet seed pods that add truly unique texture to your fall and winter landscape. These small trees are fast growing (up to 15 feet if you let them!), disease resistant, highly drought tolerant and thrive in sun or light shade. Ours usually bloom the first year they’re planted, but by year three there is no stopping them. Put them in large pots or in beds by your entryway, but make sure you put them where they will be seen! They are truly showstoppers. Be ready for the questions and the praise. Don’t waste your money buying from anywhere else that claims to sell this one-of-a-kind thriller. If you want to be confident that you are getting healthy, true-to-its-lineage, solid rootstock when you buy, then you can only buy from us. Order yours with confidence today! * Our BEST-SELLING plant* SPECTACULAR flowers* AMAZING disease resistance and drought tolerance Blue Chinese Wisteria Tree PruningBi-yearly pruning is the best method of producing nice short flowering stems that will produce nice amounts of bloom within the crown of your tree form Blue Chinese Wisteria. In summer time (July or August) you will have noticed that many large shoots have developed shooting out in all directions. Prune back these shoots back to the point where you are leaving about 5 leaves on that stem on the new growth it produced just this year. Now in late winter or very early spring before any new growth begins, go back to that same shoot that you left the 5 leaves on the plant last summer and shorten it up now leaving 2 or 3 buds from which it will grow this coming spring. Here is a really simple video showing the two pruning methods described above from the Royal Horticultural Society showing the correct procedure: https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=242.
Versatile Vine for Semi Shade The Virginia Creeper, Parthenocissus quinquefolia ‘engalmani’, is a fast-growing, high-climbing vine that attaches itself with tendrils which expand into disk-like tips. The deciduous leaves that radiate outward from a leaf stem, like spokes on a wheel. Each leaflet is about 3-7 long and an inch or two wide. The leaves turn fiery red in fall and are very showy. The individual flowers are tiny and inconspicuous, and arranged in elaborate long-stemmed clusters, with each flower at the tip of a stem.The berries are blue-black, less than a half-inch across and much relished by birds. Easy to grow, the Virginia Creeper can get out of hand if not managed. Also known as Woodbine, it will send up sprouts and seed itself, and established plantings may smother shrubs and trees. Virginia creeper will thrive in most soils, in sun or partial shade, with or without a structure to climb on. When allowed to clamber over trees or other tall structures, it develops elongated leafy festoons that are especially showy. Where there is nothing to climb, it attaches to the ground with adventitious roots. It makes an excellent cover for slopes or other places where grass is not practical or desired. *Blue Black Berries Which Attract Wildlife*Green Foliage Turns Brilliant Red in Autumn*Grows Vigorously in Sun to Shade .
Pink on Pink Clematis Dr. Ruppel features deep rose-pink 8 inch flowers that have petals with bold carmine-red central bars. Wonderfully free flowering plants bloom in late spring and again in late summer. Its compact habit makes Clematis Dr. Ruppel one of the best for container growing. It is also known for its large attractive spherical seed heads. Good cut flower variety. Awarded Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit. Clematis Dr. Ruppel needs a supporting structure to grow properly but will also grow over large shrubs, over walls, cover stumps, and make perfect cover ups for unsightly service areas. Clematis is easy to grow in a rich, porous, alkaline soil with plenty of room for the roots to spread. Best performance is when the tops are in full sunlight and the roots are shaded, so apply a generous mulch or a shallow-rooted ground cover near the base of the vine. The Clemats Dr. Ruppel is a very reliable performers once established; they take a season or two. * Huge 8 Two Toned Pink Flowers* Two Flushes of Flowers* Attractive Seed Heads..
8 Crimson Flowers Everywhere! Clematis Cardinal Wyszynski will dazzle your garden with huge 8 glowing crimson flowers! The vibrant flowers are accented with darker crimson anthers and light pink filaments. Very free flowering, the clematis ‘Cardinal Wyszynski’ received the Golden Medal at ‘Plantarium’ in 1990. (Named after Cardinal Wyszynski who never became pope. Cardinals are known for their bright red garb.) Clematis Cardinal Wyszynski needs a supporting structure to grow properly but will also grow over large shrubs, over walls, cover stumps, and make perfect cover ups for unsightly service areas. Clematis Cardinal Wyszynski is easy to grow in a rich, porous, alkaline soil with plenty of room for the roots to spread. Best performance is when the tops are in full sunlight and the roots are shaded, so apply generous mulch or a shallow-rooted ground cover near the base of the vine. Groom this plant after first flowering by cutting back the top one-third to one-half of some stems. Clematis Cardinal Wyszynski is a very reliable performer once established; it takes a season or two to get going! * Huge 8 Crimson Flowers* Blooms All Summer* Vigorous Climber.
Fast-Growing Hardy Vine Boston Ivy is a fast-growing vine. It does well on houses, trellis’ or even on the trunks of large trees. If you have a place you’d like covered in lovely green vegetation by a plant that is carefree and tolerant of just about any conditions, then this plant is for you. Imagine planting a Boston Ivy along an old shed. In no time at all you’ll have a vibrant green living wall where old paint used to present an eyesore. Plant an Ivy at the base of your mailbox and with a little easy pruning you’ll soon have a work of art that’s the envy of your neighbors. Boston Ivy is a woody vine that sends out tendrils that can grip onto surfaces. The glossy dark green leaves are attractive against almost any background, and the vine will even trail along the garden as a ground cover if you prefer. Your Boston Ivy also has some hidden features that most people aren’t aware of. Incredibly tiny whitish flowers appear in the spring, and small black berries soon develop from them. Most people won’t notice either, but you will note the birds that come to sit in your ivy and partake of the feast you’ve provided them. In the fall your Ivy will turn a deep scarlet in preparation for the coming winter. The Boston Ivy is truly an amazing plant. It can cover almost any surface quickly and with ease, and even adapts readily to pruning. Grow it inside or outside, on flat surfaces or upright on a wall. You can’t go wrong with a Boston Ivy. * Fast-growing* Hardy* Attracts Wildlife.
Purple Clouds of Fragrance The Aunt Dee Wisteria, ‘Wisteria macrostachya ‘Aunt Dee’, produces showy clusters of fragrant, lilac like, light purple flowers in the spring. This deciduous, twining, woody vine is noted for long life and exceptional beauty. Aunt Dee Wisteria needs support, such as a trellis, arbor or fence to grow and climb on. Aunt Dee Wisteria blooms when very young. It prefers deep, moist, well-drained soil in full sun. Prune Aunt Dee Wisteria after flowering. Heads will turn when this plant is in full bloom. All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested. Wisterias are long lived and hardy. This plant will adapt too many soils and climates and it is disease and pest resistant. *Clouds of Purple Blooms in Spring*Attracts Butterflies and Hummingbirds*Adaptable, Fast Growing, and Long Lived.
Red Plums with Butter Clematis Sunset is aptly named because this clematis will dazzle your garden with gorgeous deep plum-red flowers, with purple highlights that resemble the colors of a magnificent sunset! Each textured petal has a satiny cerise central bar. The buttery-yellow anthers are also a wonderful accent. It is a very free flowering variety which reblooms in late summer with masses of flowers. Clematis ‘Sunset’ needs a supporting structure to grow properly and it is easy to grow with a rich, porous, alkaline soil that has plenty of room for the roots to spread. Clematis can be grown in full sun or light shade, but its base and roots must be completely shaded. Prune lightly above the new leaf buds in early spring and remove any dead or weak stems. Best performance is when the tops are in full sunlight and the roots are shaded, so apply generous mulch or a shallow-rooted ground cover near the base of the vine. Clematis ‘Sunset’ is a reliable performer once established; it take a season or two to get going. Enjoy these exquisite, purple-highlighted flowers in a container on your patio! *Dark Red Plum Blooms*Reblooms in Late Summer*Full or Light Shade.
Power Punch in Small Blue Blooms Clematis Bonanza, Clematis ‘Evipo031’, is a newly developed clematis and part of The Festoon Collection. This new Evison/Poulsen clematis is extremely free flowering from late June through September. The flowers of Clematis Bonanza are mauve-blue with pale yellow anthers and are 3 in size. Do not underestimate the flower power of this variety because of the smaller flower size! Bred for excellent disease resistance, this clematis is easy to grow in a rich, porous, alkaline soil with plenty of room for the roots to spread. Best performance is when the tops are in full sunlight and the roots are shaded, so apply generous mulch or a shallow-rooted ground cover near the base of the vine. Bonanza Clematis needs a supporting structure to grow properly but will also grow over large shrubs, over walls, cover stumps, and make perfect cover ups for unsightly service areas. Groom this plant after first flowering by cutting back the top one-third to one-half of some stems. The Clematis Bonanza is a very reliable performer once established; it takes a season or two for it to get going! * Blue Blooms in the Summer* Disease Resisant* Full Sun Vine.
Amazing Scent is a Butterfly Magnet! Scentsation Honeysuckle (Lonicera periclymenum ‘Scentsation’ PPAF) is hands down the most fragrant honeysuckle vine you will ever grow. The name really says it all. It is truly scentsational! This hardy vine gets its great scent not from just the single flowers, but from the sheer amount of flowers it produces. The beautiful yellow trumpet clusters just keep blooming on this vine in waves all summer and into the fall. Each flower has its own individually strong aroma, but together it’s like a perfume store exploded in your garden. The flowers are butter yellow and super showy. Bees, butterflies and hummingbirds fall over themselves to get to this great vine. Scentsation was originally bred in Herefordshire, England and is hardy to -20 to -30 degrees Fahrenheit! It thrives in full sun, but does well in light shade, too, especially in the hottest areas of zones 4-9. This eager vine reaches 10 foot high without a second thought and easily stretches 5 feet wide. Make sure you give this big boy plenty of room to stretch out! It needs a big trellis, wall, fence or large sturdy support, but once it goes, watch out! * AMAZING honeysuckle scent * Loved by bees, butterflies and hummingbirds * Great vertical coverage.
Stunning Red Blooms in Summer The Clematis ‘Niobe’ has dark red petals with gold anthers that blooms in June to July and range in height of 6-8’ and has a spread of 1-2’. The red flowers are approximately 6-8′ wide. Clematis ‘Niobe’ received the Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society and one can see why! The prominent dark red flowers of on Clematis Niobe are outstanding and bloom heavily from late spring to late summer. The foliage is dark green and makes a great contrast with the flower color. Clematis prefers full sun but will tolerate shade in the morning in a well-drained area. With the Clematis Niobe it is best to avoid heavy pruning on this perennial until it is fully established. Clematis Niobe needs a supporting structure to grow properly but will also grow over large shrubs. The tops of Clematis prefer full sun while their roots prefer a cool, shady area. With its velvety petals and vigorous growing habit, this is a “must have” clematis! * Large 8 Dark Red Flowers* Profusion of Blooms Late Spring through Summer* Grows Vigorously in Full Sun.
Blooms Spring and Fall Clematis Nelly Moser is an outstanding vigorous cultivar that is perfect for a shady location! Nelly Moser’ is one of the most popular Clematis cultivars and will surely brighten any dark, shady area! Awarded Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit. Clematis ‘Nelly Moser’ needs a supporting structure to grow properly. When planted in full sun, the flower color of the Nelly Moser Clematis fades quickly. The light mauve-pink petals have deep rose-pink central bars that give the large 8 flowers a pinwheel look. Very proliferous flowering in late spring to early summer and again in early autumn. Clematis Nelly Moser is easy to grow in a rich, porous, alkaline soil with plenty of room for the roots to spread. Best performance is in the shade. Very reliable performers once established; they take a season or two. Prune lightly above the new leaf buds in early spring and remove any dead or weak stems. * Profusion of Large 8 Pink Pinwheeled Flowers* Blooms Best in the Shade* Vigorous Rebloomer* Attracts Hummingbirds .
Male Vine Shows Off Arctic Beauty Male Kiwi Vine, Actinidia Kolomikta – Male, is a great climbing plant that is extremely appealing. This vine is grown for its heart-shaped foliage, which opens purple and matures to bright green and is marked with splashes of white and pink. Arctic Beauty’s Male Kiwi Vine flowers, though fragrant, are inconspicuous since they are often hidden by the foliage. One male plant will pollinate 6 female plants. Grapelike berries are produced only by the female plant, are edible, and ripen in the fall. This species is dioecious (separate male and female plants), and the male plants reportedly have better leaf variegation than the female plants. The Arctic Beauty Kiwi not make fruit unless you have other cultivars or more than three plants – it’s a hit and miss to find if you have male plants or female plants as you need one of each to product fruit. Train Arctic Beauty Male to cover a fence or arbor. It can grow to twenty feet, provides great texture, and adds a wonderful appearance to any landscape. *Vigorous Climbing Vine*Heart Shaped Green Leaves with Pink and White Varigation*Can Pollinate 6 Female Plants.
Rare Blue Wisteria Blooms Three Times a Year! Blue Moon reblooming wisteria, Wisteria macrostachya ‘Blue Moon’, has racemes of sweetly fragrant blue flowers that re-bloom from June until the first frost. The racemes are about a foot long on the first flush, successive ones are smaller, and usually three sets of blooms occur a summer. Blue Moon wisteria vine is perfect for an arbor or pergola, with flowers hanging below. The stems twine counter-clockwise and grow quickly, up to 15 to 20 feet per year. Also known as Blue Moon Kentucky wisteria, this is an excellent vine for large, sturdy, freestanding arbors, pergolas, posts, trellises, fences or terrace walls. Plan ahead when planting Blue Moon Wisteria. It must be sited and trained only on sturdy structures which will be able to support the considerable weight of the mature vine; needs well drained soil. Blue Moon wisteria care is simple. Grow in full sun for best flowering; hardy to -40°F. Blooming three times a year, this Blue Moon wisteria offers fragrant flowering from early summer and until fall defers to winter. The name comes from the fact that a great plant like this only comes once in a blue moon! * Fragrant blue flowers* Blooms three times a year* Excellent vine.