Brilliant yellow flowers in early spring. Hardiest of all forsythias with bud set at extremely cold temperatures. Fast growing with a semi-arching habit. Best flowering if planted in full sun.
This gorgeous pink-flowering Magnolia can be treated as a small tree or large shrub. Plant up close to enjoy the flowers from indoor or outdoor living spaces. Integrate into flowering shrub borders or use as an accent in a sea of massed perennials. Make it the focal point of a smaller city garden, where you can carefully control the shape for night lighting and visibility.
A delightful, multi-colored rose with tight coral buds swirling open to apricot-colored blossoms with luminous yellow centers. All the Rage blooms steadily all season so there is always a range of colors to enjoy. Blooms age to lipstick pink before dropping cleanly away. Add to that astonishingly clean, disease-resistant foliage and a perfectly round form, and you have an easy care rose that’s truly All the Rage. Performs extremely well in cool and warm climates. Own root.
Changing the LANDSCAPE of landscaping.
Supertunia Vista petunias are very vigorous, with mounding habits that can reach up to 2 feet in height in the landscape and will trail over the edges of baskets and containers up to 4 feet by the end of the season. They are fantastic landscape plants and are great in large containers, where they function as both fillers and spillers. In garden beds, they will work either in the front or middle of the bed. They have medium-sized flowers.
Bright green leaves with vivid reddish pink edges form dense rosettes. Reminiscent of an Agave, each leaf is tipped with a small spine. Accented with red blooms in spring. Compact and ground hugging, this clumping succulent is beautiful in rock gardens and mixed succulent plantings.
Large, semi-double blossoms, white with striking dark lavender central flares, stand above lush, toothed foliage. Flowers have a soft, pleasing scent and are a wonderful addition to any spring bouquet. An especially vigorous plant - it can produce up to 50 blooms in a single season; the sturdy flower stems require no staking.
Huge, double, pure white blooms are displayed on the bold, erect stems of this clumping perennial. Excellent background plant for spring bulbs, or use in perennial or shrub borders. Choice cut flowers. Herbaceous perennial.
Fragrant, single satinly-white blossoms have a contrasting large yellow center. Excellent background for spring bulbs, or use in perennail or shrub borders. Choice cut flowers. Herbaceous.
Attractive, bamboo-like foliage and dangling, flat flower spikes create a showy accent around water features. Foliage turns coppery in fall, brown in winter. Tolerates ocean salt spray.
Create a stunning vertical effect with feathery stalks that emerge reddish-brown in spring and turn golden in fall. Blooms two to three weeks earlier than common feather reed grass. Stalks make great cut flowers. Sterile seeds do not produce unwanted seedlings. 2001 Perennial Plant of the Year.
Feathery, pinkish tinged flower plumes appear atop tall stems, rising above the foliage of this showy ornamental grass, maturing in fall to light tan and cream. Seeds provide food for birds. Compact mounds slowly form clumps. Effective accent or mass planting. Performs in shade or sun, in average garden settings or moist borders of a stream or pond.
Prized for its unmatched foliage color. Fast growing green leaves emerge with red tips in spring, darkening through summer, and turning burgundy in fall. Airy reddish-pink flowers in summer. Use for mass background plantings or in containers. Deciduous.
If you are looking for a very hardy small shrub for a hedge, Lodense Privet is perfect. I like the natural look, but it also can be pruned into a variety of shapes, making it perfect for a knot garden or border for an herb garden.
Generally you need both a male and a female bittersweet plant to get the much loved orange berries, but you'll only need one Autumn Revolution™ for a beautiful crop of the biggest berries you have ever seen! The majority of the flowers formed on Autumn Revolution are perfect, meaning that the flower itself has both male and female parts. In other words, you only need one plant to bear fruit. Perhaps because of this unique characteristic the fruit production is absolutely extraordinary and the berry size is twice that of what you normally see. This truly is an extraordinary improvement for this beloved native vine.
These are Lacecap types of hydrangeas, meaning they have sterile flowers in the middle of the blossom with open flower petals all around the edges. Something a little different for your shady garden.
Tiger Eyes® is a beautiful golden-leafed form of cutleaf staghorn sumac. New growth is a lively chartreuse green, quickly changing to yellow with both colors contrasting nicely with the rosy-pink leaf stems. The branches angle upward while the deeply cut leaflets drape downward, giving it an Oriental look. As magnificent as the summer colors are, the dramatic effect of yellow, orange and intense scarlet in autumn are unparalleled. This showy plant can be used as an accent or in mass plantings. It tolerates a wide range of soils as well as urban conditions, and is adaptable to poorly drained soils as well as very dry soil.
Current year's growth features outstanding coral-red branches on a multi-stemmed shrub. Yellowish-white flowers are followed by small blue berries. An effective winter accent. Deciduous.
Mounds of royal purple cover big bushy plants that bloom well into frost-free autumn weather. Easy-care addition to shrub and perennial borders or in roomy pots. Combine with other asters for a multicolored effect. Herbaceous.