Product Code: 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.
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Product Code: 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...
Product Code: 56725
(semperflorens)"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 degrees in Atlanta (of course, the soil was not frozen). We repeat this; we do not guara...
Product Code: 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...
Product Code: 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 ...
Product Code: 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.
Product Code: 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 ...
Product Code: 65695
Certainly the most petite in our collection; yet quite winter tolerant. Wide spreading twiglets lined with tiny leathery up curved leaves make this a prime bonsai candidate for those who feel "Kingsville" is too large! Very slow growing.
Product Code: 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...
Product Code: 89216
Sometimes called "Golden crest" this has 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, leaves of solid lime gold-not margined like 'Peergold'. Liter size pots
Product Code: 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'.
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Product Code: 71689
Peergold is also called Golden Dreams- with wide spreading wiry branches cloaked with tiny leathery leaves edged dramatically with lime yellow. Very deliberate growth rate would suggest this is best grown as a potted mini shrub.
Product Code: 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...
Product Code: 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...
Product Code: 73892
This "Littleleaf Boxwood" is a dense, upright, somewhat fastigate boxwood; grows to a medium-sized hedge or topiary. In mid-summer acquires a bluish cast to the deep green leaves.
Product Code: 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...
Product Code: 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.
Product Code: 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.
Product Code: 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...
Product Code: 71300
This hybrid of 'Carolina All Spice' (C. Floridus) is larger saturated and much larger flowered- yet the brownish maroon blossoms seems less fragrant than the species. Needs good drainage and good light.
Product Code: 89137
Broad pyramidal "Trumpet Vine" with spreading branches with rich yellow-gold variegated pinnate leaves. Quite impressive delicate specimen given good sun and ample space. These are starter sized plants.
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Product Code: 70227
"Trumpet Vine" hybrid of grandiflora x radicans; aerial rootlets anchor creeping vines with pairs of pinnate leaves & terminal clusters of brassy salmon-red trumpet flowers enjoyed by all Hummingbirds. This hybrid blooms for many months each year once it is established.
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Product Code: 80009
New for 2013. "Star Sedge" or "Gray Sedge" Low growing attractive tufts of grassy green topped with attractively inflated peringynia sought after for dried arrangements; modest garden subject with remarkable "mace" headed seedheads. Zones 5-9 best.
Product Code: 88775
Tightly clumping "Cream Sedge" forms jewel like tuffets of glossy leathery slim blades with far wider cream-ivory margins than the similarly vigorous 8" tall cultivar 'Variegata.' Z5 treasure for bog, border, or small container. Availability can be limited--check before ordering in quantities.
Product Code: 80262
Low rosettes of strikingly toothed narrow leaves need perfect drainage and full sun to present a stout short stem with bouquets of large silvery-white daisy-like blossoms. A rock or trough garden basic.
Product Code: 71261
"Golden Leaved Blue Spiraea" From England comes this golden lime (fading to ocher in fall) foliaged shrub with late blue flowers tinged lilac.
Product Code: 71727
Elegant stems cloaked with very bright white edged leaves - remarkably scorch proof in full sun - and lined with clusters of "Blue Mist" flowers starting in August. Our last winters have been severe, yet this beautiful clone has re-emerged vigorously each spring.
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Product Code: 70058
Golden-leaved form of "Southern Catalpa" with pyramidal panicles of white tubular blossoms with yellow spots in rows oversprinkled with purple spots. Quite a remarkable tropical effect can be achieved with this in the northern garden--especially when the very showy clusters of blossoms are open over the new pinkish gol...
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Product Code: 70690
"Chinese Plum Yew" Spreading bush-form; tapering leaves spread horizontally form branches. Ours is the Dawes Arboretum Clone, thus obviously hardier than Zone 6. Handsome choice dark conifer thriving even in high shade under water robbing mature trees.
Product Code: 65689
Although eventually a large forest tree from western North America, this clone (usually grafted) of vertically pendant sprays of rich foliage will stay modest size as these are on their own roots and thus will never break over with age.