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Description: (Hardy Hydrangea) Hydrangea p. ‘Limelight’ PP12,874 offers an extraordinary color to the late summer landscape with exquisite bright lime-green flowers. This refreshing color holds up well into autumn when it turns to a rich deep pink. The autumn display of green and pink blooms on ‘Limelight’ PP12,874 is breathtaking! A very vigorous and easy to grow variety which flowers well regardless of soil PH or winter temperatures. Stunning in fresh or dried bouquets! A Proven Winners ColorChoice Flowering Shrub.
Description: Limelight is a fantastic new selection from the Netherlands with exquisite cool green flowers. The blooms are large and held up on strong stems making a handsome display. The color, may seem odd, but once you seen the flowers you’ll be convinced this a great plant that blends wonderfully into any garden or landscape. In the autumn the bright green flowers transform to shades of pink, burgundy and green all at the same time.
Description: A compact, deciduous shrub that typically grows to 4′ tall in warm winter climates, but grows closer to 1.5-2′ tall in colder climates where it usually is cut or naturally dies to the ground in winter. Features rose-like, 5-petaled, waxy, cupped, golden yellow flowers (3” diameter) with numerous, prominent, dark yellow center stamens. Flowers of this popular hybrid are unusually large, slightly fragrant and bloom throughout the summer. Dark green, lance-shaped leaves are 2-3” long. Reddish, twiggy stems. Plants of the genus Hypericum (some species have been used since ancient times in the treatment of wounds and inflammations) were apparently gathered and burned to ward off evil spirits on the eve of St. John’s Day, thus giving rise to the genus common name of St. John’s wort. A Royal Horticutural Society of Great Britain Award of Garden Merit plant.
Description: Large, evergreen shrub or tree that grows quickly, and naturally assumes an attractive conical shape. Oblong-elliptic, leathery, dark green leaves, 2 to 4 inches long, have small spines. Berries are crimson-red, sometimes yellow or orange. Useful specimen or screen. American hollies are cold hardy, but are not very wind tolerant. Does well in full sun or part shade. Gender is female.
Description: This bushy eastern native shrub, which is grown for its showy flowers, is best suited in an informal border or woodland setting. Leaves are oval, dark green, glossy, to 5 inches long. Pink cup-shaped flowers are held in large corymbs 3 to 4 inches across open from May to June. Other flower colors may range from red to white too. Loves moist, acid soil as other members of the Ericaceae family. ‘Heart of Fire’ buds are red, opening to a deep pink. This cultivar was selected from the cultivar ‘Ostbo Red’ for better foliage and growing habit. It was introduced by Melrose Nursery in Olympia, WA.
Description: Leptodermis is native to northern China. It is a dwarf, mounding, deciduous shrub that typically grows to only 12-18” tall but produces flowers throughout much of the growing season. Fragrant, tubular, violet-purple flowers appear in clusters in a late spring bloom (4-6 weeks), followed by reduced and intermittent flowering on new wood throughout the rest of the summer into fall. Ovate to oblong medium green leaves (to 3/4” long).
Description: Fountain-like, deciduous shrub with fragrant, white, late spring or early summer flowers. An old fashioned favorite, at home in the shrub border. Allow ample room for arching branches. Remove oldest branches (back to ground) right after plant has finished flowering. ‘Buckley’s Quill’ bears double, fragrant white flowers, 1 inch wide, each with around 30 quill-like petals, held singly or in racemes of 3 to 5. Borne in early or midsummer. 6 feet tall, 4 feet wide.
Description: A real show stopper! Bright pink shoots which open to creamy white and green variegated leaves. Heavy fertilization will maintain it’s color. This shrub can also be trained into a small tree and can usually be found in shrub and tree form. Catkins bloom on the stems of this plant in early April. Grows 12-18” per year.
Description: This tough, tidy Shrub Rose blooms abundantly from June until the first real frost. Its clusters of small, single flowers change subtly from cherry to bright red as the mercury dips, while the leaves change from green to purplish green. Disease and drought resistant, it has delicately scented blooms that measure up to 3in across. Winner of the coveted All-America Rose Selections award. Own-root. ‘Radrazz’ PP 11,836
Description: The Adam’s Needle, ‘Yucca filamentosa ‘Color Gard’, is a clump forming perennial with yellow strips down the middle of the dark green foliage, looking ribbon-like. In the winter months, the foliage turns pink. The creamy, bell-shaped, white flowers hover over the foliage and are fragrant. The red coloration on the long blades highlight the flowering crown. ‘Color Gard’ has a plant height of 24” and a spread of 36”. It should be planted in full sun and in a well-drained area. ‘Color Gard’ looks great in a subject garden or in containers and is also a butterfly attractor.
Description: ‘Preziosa’ is a mophead-type hydrangea which is varyingly listed as a cultivar of H. serrata or as a cultivar of H. macrophylla or as a hybrid between the two. It is a compact deciduous shrub with a rounded habit which typically grows to 3-4′ tall and as wide unless damaged by harsh winters or pruned smaller. Features small mophead-like panicles (3-4”) in which the showy sterile florets progress through several different color changes (white to pink to reddish-purple) over a long summer to fall period. Serrate leaves emerge purple-tinted, mature to green and again acquire red to purple tints in fall. Dark maroon stems.
Description: Hydrangea Pinky Winky or Hydrangea paniculata, What makes Pinky Winky so special and unique is its white and pink two-toned flower heads that appear in mid-summer. The large, 16 inch long flower heads (panicles) emerge white and the flowers at the base of the panicle quickly turn pink. Hydrangea Pinky Winky flowering is indeterminate, meaning they continue to push new white flowers from the tip of the panicle while the older flowers transform to rich pink. As an added bonus the flower heads are held upright on strong stems and don’t droop like the ever popular Pee Gee variety.