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Description: This outstanding cultivar from the U.S. National Arboretum has large, dramatic clusters of deep reddish-purple, fragrant flowers and blooms 7 to 10 days earlier than common Lilacs. Useful as a flowering informal screen, background shrub or specimen. A nice cut flower for a fragrant bouquet. Deciduous.
Description: Erica cinerea is a low growing shrub with needle-like leaves, a member of the heath family, mounding to 2 feet tall. Foliage is dainty and dark green, urn-shaped flowers are purple, pink, or white, blooming in the summer. Can be used as an effective groundcover, it forms a nice low mat. Heaths require good drainage, preferably sandy soil, and most like acidic soil. They rarely require fertilizing, good compost is usually sufficient. Cut back after flowering.
Description: ‘Tib’ has fresh-green foliage and long flower stalks bearing double, mauve flowers. A densely branched, mat-forming evergreen ground cover with long clusters of abundant, showy white or pink urn-shaped flowers into fall. Rich green summer foliage turns bronze-green in winter. Ideal for rock gardens or along walkways. The only true Scotch heather. Beware: dogs seem to favor Scotch heather as much as fire hydrants.
Description: A Cotinus with green leaves and red flowers. Very compact and blooms on one-year-old wood. Excellent for cultivation in containers. Twigs brown and purple with a waxy bloom. Lateral buds are small. Obovate leaves with rounded or notched tip. Long petioles. “smokey” panicles.
Description: (Rose of Sharon) Sugar Tip Hibiscus is an eye-catching new Rose of Sharon with brightly variegated foliage. The bluish-green leaves have lovely creamy-white margins and are topped with loads of clear pink, double flowers. Sugar Tip does not produce seed like older cultivars which makes it perfect for both southern and northern climates. A Proven Winners ColorChoice Flowering Shrub.
Description: Emerald Gaiety is a compact bushy shrub. Leaf form is oval, toothed and evergreen, opposite and 1 to 2 inches long. This cultivar has bright green leaves with white margins that are tinged pink in winter. The flowers are not showy, are greenish-white appearing in early summer. The fruits can be quite showy, borne in fall, they are white capsules that dehisce to expose the bright orange seeds. This cultivar tolerates a wide reange of soil condition, and high moisture, except swampy. Full sun to full shade and pH tolerant. Native to China, introduced in 1907.
Description: Emerald ‘n Gold is a bushy shrub. Leaf form is oval, toothed and evergreen. This cultivar bears bright green leaves with broad, bright yellow margins that are tinged pink in winter. The flowers are not showy, are greenish-white appearing in early summer. The fruits can be quite showy, borne in fall, they are white capsules that dehisce to expose the bright orange seed. This plant tolerates a wide range of soil conditions, and high moisture, except swampy, full sun to full shade and pH tolerant. Native to China, introduced in 1907.
Description: Miniature, compact, upright oval-shaped, growing only 1’3″ each year. Dark green rounded foliage. Ideal for a slow growing, low maintenance miniature hedge. We have grown and tested dozens of varieties and cultivars of boxwood since the early 1940’s. The ones we currently list perform exceedingly well in this region, even in our open fields. They also have proven resistant to deer browsing. All will tolerate some shade where they tend to grow more open-branched and less dense. Winter color of most boxwood is typically bronze when newly planted. When properly grown, foliage is nearly as green in winter as in summer and plants are tolerant of low moisture. An ideal hedging plant, very tolerant of frequent shearing and shaping.
Description: Buxus sempervirens (Common Box or European Box; also as Boxwood) is a flowering plant in the genus Buxus, native to western and southern Europe, northwest Africa, and southwest Asia, from southern England south to northern Morocco, and east through the northern Mediterranean region to Turkey. Buxus colchica of western Caucasus and B. hyrcana of northern Iran and eastern Caucasus are commonly treated as synonyms of B. sempervirens It is an evergreen shrub or small tree growing to 1-9 m tall, with a trunk up to 20 cm diameter (exceptionally to 10 m tall and 45 cm diameter .
Description: The ball trusses of Mandarin Lights are loaded with ruffled red-orange blossoms sporting a darker orange vein. A strong orange blotch on the upper lobe intensifies the fire. Blossoms appear in late May or early June on this upright, mounding plant. Delicate fragrance. 12-18″