Stock Number: 80494
Eurasian "Felon Herb" now the strikingly beautiful "Golden Mugwort" with deeply lobed, tooth edged bright yellow leaves, silvery tomentose beneath, on woody stems topped with odd reddish brown flowers. Greg Speichert ar Crystal Palace Perennials.
Stock Number: 80076
Variegated form of "Giant Reed": clumps of stout tall stems with ranks of long leaf spears striped white-cream make this the most impressive dramatic giant grass which is reliably winter hardy here. The large hollow stems have traditionally been fashioned into bagpipes & clarinets.
Stock Number: 82446
This clone has extra silver in a mature form. "Chinese Wild Ginger" Dark leathery heart leaves with beautiful mottled pewter patterns over slowly creeping rhyzomes forming a carpet of great beauty. Evergreen (when not in exposed site) even in our Z6.
Stock Number: 11618
Beautiful "Ebony Spleenwort" with elegant dark leathery small fronds (seldom a foot tall) perfect between lime or sandstone boulders in a rockery or along a moist old concrete wall.
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Stock Number: 11659
"Red Stem Lady Fern."
Stock Number: 89214
Great "English Lady Fern" with pale blushed pinnae with bright reddish stems on a visually delicate habit. Quite winter hardy to go in the shade garden.
Stock Number: 11658
"Victoria's Lady Fern". Architectural three dimensional fronds created by quite tiny pinnae. Impressive, given time.
Stock Number: 11616
Charming "Crested Japanese Painted Fern". Forming elegant clumps of silvery fronds emerging pink toned, each mature frond forking at the tip to form a crested fishtail. Quite winter hardy in our Ohio location - similar to 'Applecourt'
Stock Number: 11650
Nancy Swell's "Ghost Fern" with the upright vertical habit from the A. filix-femina and the fabulous silvery platinum tones and reddish rachis of the other parent, A. nipponicum 'Pictum'--most impressive. So highly colored as to be slow in establishing in its site, but certainly earns its place.
Stock Number: 10060
"Japanese Painted Fern." Diciduous fern with elegant pink to silver centered fronds. Best grown outside with some protection from sun and wind.
Stock Number: 11594
"Purple Painted Fern" A large statured clone of this Japanese native with gray silver accented with red-maroon tones found in the Long Island garden of Alex Summer. From the South Carolina gardens of Ursula Syre-Herz. Thrives in our climate.
Stock Number: 56052
(tuberous) The "Hardy Begonia" survives sub-zero with mulch; short succulent upright canes with olive leaves red-accented, & with clouds of pink flowers early fall; this slug resistent novelty also performs well in containers. Remember that this drops all foliage early fall and remains dormant throughout the winter...
Stock Number: 56725
(sempervirens)"Hardy Wax Begonia" Appears to be an unusually full statured, dark foliaged "Wax Begonia" with easily produced rose pink (to red) blossoms; but beneath the soil it forms real tubers--has survived short shots of zero degress in Atlanta (of course, the soil was not frozen).We repeat this; we do not guarente...
Stock Number: 80739
Hardy species of "Quaking Grass" reaching 2 feet. Eurasian naturalized in North America where is known as "Trembling Hearts" for the heart-shaped seed heads so very popular in dried arrangements. Very beautiful here grown in high shade with wet feet.
Stock Number: 82445
Sold with Plant Patent Tags from Agristarts. Another stunning Buddleia with gold foliage and deep purple wands of flowers. Very vigorous and showy form in Z6 gardens aflutter with butterflies for many months. Was root hardy during the 2013-2014 winter.
Stock Number: 71017
Stunning "Cotton Butterfly Bush" from the estate of the Earl of Stair with marvelous silvery gray felted foliage which perfectly foils the many fragrant panicles of lilac blossoms faintly toned carmine; great used in summer container groups. Certainly the most vigorous and showy form in Z6 gardens aflutter with butterf...
Stock Number: 99147
We can send types best for an outdoor border or bed, or types to be trained into bonsai. If you are in New England and intend these to be planted outside, we will send windburn tolerant hybrids, not tender species or dwarf types. Remember that all give off a faint eau de Cat scent when the conditions are quite warm. 5 ...
Stock Number: 42272
Full-bodied rounded hybrid retaining dusky deep green color throughout the entire winter--resists cold windburn better than most "Boxwoods" and is root hardy even in the far north--considered to be at least Z5 hardy. Excellent color and habit, gradually forming a perfect tightly foliaged mound.
Stock Number: 41553
"Kingsville Dwarf Boxwood" The twiggy, dense habit of this famous clone has made it the favorite of bonsai lovers. Very tiny dull-gloss leathery leaves on corky-barked trunks, easily trained into wide low specimens; survives indoors more successfully than other cultivars. Sometimes ordered in quanties beyond our ...
Stock Number: 41550
"Dwarf Boxwood" Very compact wide-spreading stature (a round smooth habit with dense twigy branches); bright green wide oval leathery leaves. Bonsai subject as well as knot garden hedge and rockery star dating back to Dr. Skinner's selection at the Morris Arboretum where a forty year old plant has reached the remarkabl...
Stock Number: 89216
Price reflects rarity and maturity (these are in liter containers) of our current stock. A graceful willowy habit with ranks of small glossy elongated (oval) leaves emerging yellow lime then hardening to green on the slim stems. Very distinct look and habit. Liter size pots
Stock Number: 41555
A selection by Scarff Nursery (Ohio) noted for compact habit and resistance to winter windburn. Popular for bonsai; because of its eventual rounded shape, much used also as a hedge. Alternate: Buxus sinica insularis 'Winter Beauty'.
Stock Number: 41787
Slender erect habbit with elegantly drooping side branches cloaked in small curved leathery leaves of deep green, varying in level of bright creamy variegation from random streaks & splashes to entire leaves of cream. While slow growing, this is a very beautiful distinctive clone, gaining popularity as a dense acce...
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Stock Number: 71104
Very distinctive "Fastigate Boxwood" quickly growing into an exceptionally narrow tall plant; the parent seedling has now reached some 20' yet is only 3' wide, resembling a broad-leaved fastigate Irish Yew. Perhaps the alternate name of 'National' reflects its selection from seedlings at the Blandy Experimental Farm (i...
Stock Number: 73892
This "Littleleaf Boxwood" is a dense, upright, rounded box; grows to a medium-sized hedge or topiary. In mid-summer acquires a bluish cast to the deep green leaves.
Stock Number: 41346
British clone which has yellow-rimmed (gradually hardening to dusky ivory) dark leathery oval leaves; A favorite for bonsai, also making an excellent showy pot subject; although for us is hardy in zone 6, this very showy cultivar can and will burn if planted where it receives bright winter sun. We follow the European a...
Stock Number: 71393
Much sought-after "Squat Box" with low wide self-branching habit (in 14 years may be 18" tall, 38" wide) and rich glaucous leathery foliage. 1940s selection at Boulevard Nursery once touted for clipped mini-hedges; now popular for bonsai.
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Stock Number: 71149
Beautiful foliage narrower, habit taller, and a far deeper green 'Kingsville.' Very fine textured fastigate dwarf "Korean Boxwood" eventually maturing to configure a tall cone outline; quite deliberate in growth , thus trustworthy as a perfect dark green vertical accent for the rockery.
Stock Number: 71680
We have seen this listed as "Profusion" also. Rare large Z5 shrub with pink flower clusters forming wonderful mauve-blue "Beauty Berries," a great show until the birds decide to harvest them during the winter snows. Very beautiful, very desirable.
Stock Number: 70501
"Japanese Beautyberry" Small shrub with oval leaves; pale pink flowers (beloved by butterflies) followed by striking blue-violet berry-like drupes in clusters. Certainly one of the most charming shrubs for the garden, often treated as a perennial and cut to the ground each winter so that the new arching stems will form...