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Shrubs for all Seasons
 


Fireball Burning Bush

The Burning Bush Fire Ball, 'Euonymus a. 'Fire Ball', a Proven Winners selection, is an improved selection of compact burning bush with tighter branching and stem hardiness. Fire Ball resists stem die back even in the harshest winters. Plant this Burning Bush for its brilliant red fall color. The Fire Ball will give a jolt of fall color in hedges or landscapes. The bright green leaves are also attractive in the growing season.


Adonis Blue Butterfly Bush

The Butterfly Bush Adonis Blue, 'Buddleia 'Adonis Blue', a Proven Winners selection, is a new cultivar that will not crowd its neighbors in your garden. They are about one thrid the size of most Butterfly Bush varieties and the butterflies and hummingbirds still love them. The plants are extra bushy and are loaded with colorful flowers. The deep blue flowers are good sized and have that delightful fragrance. This plant is perfect for smaller gardens and the mixed border. They can also be used as container plants in milder climates.


Peacock Butterfly Bush

The Butterfly Bush Peacock, 'Buddleia 'Peacock', a Proven Winners selection, is a new cultivar that will not crowd its neighbors in your garden. They are about one third the size of most Butterfly Bush varieties and the butterflies and hummingbirds still love them. The plants are extra bushy and are loaded with colorful flowers. The pink flowers are good sized and have that delightful fragrance. This plant is perfect for smaller gardens and the mixed border. They can also be used as container plants in milder climates.


Purple Emperor Butterfly Bush

The Butterfly Bush Purple Emperor, 'Buddleia 'Peacock', a Proven Winners selection, is a new cultivar that will not crowd its neighbors in your garden. They are about one third the size of most Butterfly Bush varieties and the butterflies and hummingbirds still love them. The plants are extra bushy and are loaded with colorful flowers. The purple flowers are good sized and have that delightful fragrance. This plant is perfect for smaller gardens and the mixed border. They can also be used as container plants in milder climates.


Amethyst Coral Berry

The Coral Berry Amethyst, 'Symphoricarpos d. 'Amethyst', a Proven Winners selection, produces deep purple-pink fruit that is much brighter and showier in the landscape than other Coral Berry cultivars. Amethyst displays a neat branching habit unlike some other rangy Coral Berries. This plant is great for the home garden by providing vivid color in mid-summer. Place in well drained soil.


Black Beauty Elderberry

The Elderberry Black Beauty, 'Sambucus nigra', a Proven Winners selection, displays intense purple-black foliage for season long interest and color. The fragrant pink flowers are grouped in masses over 10 inches across and virtually cove the plan in early summer. Black Beauty produces dark purple berries in late summer that attract songbirds. Use this plant as a shrub or train it into a small tree. This will catch your eye!


Berry Heavy Holly

The Holly Berry Heavy, 'Ilex v. 'Berry Heavy', a Proven Winners selection, is a new selection with superior fruit set and berry retention. Berry Heavy produces copious amounts of bright red berries to be enjoyed in both the fall and winter. Use theses berries in in floral arrangements and other winter decorations. Brighten up the winter landscape by planting or massing these colorful plants.


Berry Nice Holly

The Holly Berry Nice, 'Ilex v. 'Berry Nice', a Proven Winners selection, is a new selection with superior fruit set and berry retention. Berry Nice produces copious amounts of bright red berries to be enjoyed in both the fall and winter. Use theses berries in in floral arrangements and other winter decorations. Brighten up the winter landscape by planting or massing these colorful plants. This plant also has improved mildew resistance.


Castle Spire Holly

The Holly Castle Spire, 'llex x 'Castle Spire', a Proven Winners selection, is one of the new blue hollies that are great for foundation plants. Castle Wall is compact and pyramidal in form This plant will attain heights of 8 to 10 feet and never be more tha 3 feet wide. The narrow form makes them great for hedges, foundation plantings, or as a specimen. The lustrous green foliage provides season long interest. Castle Wall will produce bright red berries in the fall and they will add color to the winter landscape.


Castle Wall Holly

The Holly Castle Wall, 'llex x 'Castle Wall', a Proven Winners selection, is one of the new blue hollies that are great for foundation plants. Castle Wall is compact and pyramidal in form The narrow form makes them great for hedges, foundation plantings, or as a specimen. The lustrous green foliage provides season long interest. Castle Wall will produce bright red berries in the fall and they will add colr to the winter landscape.


Lime Light Hydrangea

The Hydrangea Lime Light, 'Hydrangea p. 'Limelight', a Proven Winners selection, is an extraordinary new Hydrangia with exceptonal bright lime green flowers. This plant will really add cplr to a late summer lanscape. Lime Light has excellent vigor and is a floriferous bloomer. This plant can also be utilized in a container.


Little Lamb Hydrangea

The Hydrangia Little Lamb, 'Hydrangea p. 'Little Lamb', a Proven Winners selection, produces some of the most delicate flowers ever seen on a Hycrangea paniculata. Little Lamb's flowers are like those of the Pee Gee but much smaller. The white flowers look like little lambs dancing above the green foliage. Little Lamb prefers moist, well drained soil and the flower color is not affected by soil PH. This plant blooms in mid to late summer.


Shamrock Hydrangea

The Hydrangia Shamrock, 'Hydrangea macrophylla 'Shamrock', a Proven Winners selection, is a nice new variety of hydrangea that is delicate and more refined than other mophead hydrangias. Shamrock will begin to bloom in July with pink or blue flowers, depending on soil PH, and as the season goes along the flowers will deepen into a rich red or violet. Shamrock blooms for a long time and the plant is more compact than other varieties. Place this plant in moist, well drained soils.


White Dome Hydrangea

The Hydrangea White Dome, 'Hydrangea arborescens 'White Dome', a Proven Winners selection, is a hardy strong growing hydrangea that produce clouds of big, lacey, white blooms. The dome shaped flowers are held on long stems that are strong enough not to droop, even after a heavy rain. White Dome is useful as a mass planting or placed in a woodland setting. This plant produces flowers on new wood, so even if frost kills back the plant, it will still produce summer flowers. They are great for cut flowers.


Andorra Compacta Juniper

The Juniper Andorra Compacta, 'Juniperus 'Andora Compacta', is an excellent groundcover with its compact dense foliage. The Andorra Compacta displays four season interest with the bright green new growth in spring, the deep green color in the summer, the bronze-green color in the fall, and the unique bronze-purple winter color. The Andorra Compacta Juniper is used as a foundation plant, in rock gardens, and as a ground cover. Prune in the early summer if shaping is needed.


Blue Rug Juniper

The Juniper Blue Rug, 'Juniperus horizontalis Wiltonii', is an excellent ground cover or bank planting with it low growing thick foliage. The Blue Rug is so named because of its silver-blue color and low growing habit. Blue Rug will do well in almost any well drained soil and needs moderate moisture. This is the lowest growing of all Juniper plants and they will even cascade over walls. Prune young shoots to encourage branching, but older branches may not produce new growth.


Prince of Wales Juniper

The Juniper Prince of Wales, 'Juniperus horizontalis 'Prince of Wales', is an excellent groundcover which is relatively low-maintenance once established. Prince of Wales is also a good rock garden plant and it is good in mass plantings around homes and foundations. Prince of Wales is a good ground cover and it is useful for erosion control on slopes and banks. Prince of Wales exhibits medium green foliage with blue overtones which becomes tinged with purple in winter. The low spreading branches branches form a starburst pattern.


Golden Lanterns Pheasant Berry

The Pheasant Berry, 'Leycesteria 'Golden Lanterns', a Proven Winners selection, is a great additin to the perennial border. Leycesteria is an easy to grow plant that provides lots of color. Golden Lanterns' sunny yellow foliage has reddish new growth and the dark purple brachts make it even more colorful. Pheasant Berry gets its common name from the fruit it bears. Pheasants and wildlife love the berries it produces. In the north this shrub will die back each winter. Use a lot of mulch in colder climates.


Summer Wine Nine Bark

The Physocarpus Summer Wine, 'Physocarpus opulifolious 'Summer Wine, is a new Ninebark that is very neat with compact branching and deeply cut, dark crimson leaves. This plant requires little pruning and looks great in a pot. The pinkish white flowers appear in mid summer. Summer Wine is showy and extremely hardy and is prized as a landscape shrub and as a cut flower.


Chiffon White Rose of Sharon

The Hibiscus Chiffon White, 'Hibiscus Chiffon White', also known as Rose of Sharon, a Proven Winners selection, produce large single white flowers adorned with a lacy center. This plant will add a lot of charm to a late summer landscape. Hibiscus are reliable summer bloomers. Place in moist well drained soil.