A great selection with cobalt blue (of course!) colored blossoms. Introduced by Beth Chatto. We need to thank Roger Gossler for passing this on to us!
An exceptionally beautiful dark purple leaf hybrid birch with white bark from Evergreen Nursery Co. Inc. This is a hybrid of the ‘Whitespire’ birch and ‘Crimson Frost’ birch. An excellent grower, it’s considered by both the introducer and other growers as a distinct improvement over ‘Crimson Frost’ birch. Plants are vigorous, upright growing with white bark and deep red-purple leaves. Available for licensed growers. Zone 3-7b
A new golden leaved selection from Plant Haven and the Dutch nursery, of Willem A. Sanders. Striking lime green to golden foliage adorn this vigorous growing shrub. Beautiful fall colors of salmon pink, orange and yellow. An exciting new specimen for the shrub border. We were pleased to help the introducers launch this plant in the US. Zone 5-8. Plant royalty applies for this plant.
A superb smoketree with the deepest dark burgundy purple foliage that you can imagine. We’ve been growing and watching this for several years and it simply is a great plant. Foliage is very dark (more so than other Cotinus selections) and plants are very floriferous. Originally introduced from Sebastopol, California in about 1994. Probably zone 5-8.
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Pink buds open to light pink flowers. Healthy and beautiful wide green glossy foliage. Excellent grower. (Eichelser)
A Kosar hybrid from the US National Arboretum breeding program. ‘Galaxy’ is a columnar shaped, single stemmed deciduous tree – growing 20’ tall x 8’ wide in 10 years. A profusion of large (8-10”), dark reddish-purple blossoms appear late after spring frosts. Winner of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Soc. Gold Medal. Zone 5-9.
Sometimes referred to as Ned’s Northern Belle. This is a very hardy evergreen sweetbay magnolia. An upright grower that typically has a single stemmed habit. Leaves are evergreen and a nice, dark green color. Growth rate is moderate to fast. Sweet lemon scented blossoms are cup-shaped, creamy white and produced in late spring and early summer. It has proven to be very winter hardy, withstanding -35º F. A Ned Rader selection. Zone 4a-9.
Heritage Trees Inc. introduced this sweetbay magnolia. This selection has a very upright habit of growth (usually multistem), beautiful dark green foliage and blooms over a long period of time during the late spring. Ultimate plant size is 35 feet tall by 18 feet wide. Growth rate is moderate to fast. Sweet scented blossoms are cup-shaped, creamy white and produced at a very young age. It has proven to be very winter hardy. The plant has withstood -33º F without damage. Zone 4b -9. Sold to licensed growers only.
This excellent specimen has twisted and contorted branches, stems and even leaves! This tree is very attractive in and out of leaf. Plants are vigorous, tough, hardy. and typically reach 8-14’ tall. Zone 4-8. Sold to licensed growers only.
We’ve watched this plant for over 10+ years and decided to offer it again this year. Plants are compact (4’ in 10 years) with deep red buds that open pink and are fragrant. We often get repeat blooming during the summer months. Apparently, a hybrid of julianae ‘Hers’ with the Meyer lilac. Delightful! Zone 4-7 (Max Peterson)