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NEW SELECTIONS FOR 2016

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DECIDUOUS SHRUBS

CORYLUS americana – Native shrub producing edible nuts (American Hazelnut)
HAMAMELIS  x intermedia 'Ruby Glow' - Coppery-red flowers in spring
HAMAMELIS vernalis 'Amethyst' - Red to purple blooms as the snow begins to melt
HAMAMELIS virginiana 'Little Suzie' - Fragrant light yellow flowers late fall to early winter
HYDRANGEA macrophylla 'Edgy Hearts' – Mophead; deep pink flowers with white margins
HYDRANGEA macrophylla 'Lets Dance Starlight' – Lacecap; beautiful pink re-bloomer
HYDRANGEA macrophylla 'Libelle' – Lacecap; snow white blooms
HYDRANGEA macrophylla 'Mikata Yae' - Lacecap; double blue; compact growth
HYDRANGEA macrophylla 'Revolution' - Mophead; light pink-light blue cupped flowers
HYDRANGEA macrophylla 'Tiny Tuff Stuff' - Lacecap; pink-blue; dwarf
HYDRANGEA macrophylla 'Wedding Gown' – Lacecap; large double white blooms; early bloomer
HYDRANGEA macrophylla 'Zorro' – Lacecap; deep blue with black stems
HYDRANGEA paniculata 'Bobo' - An abundance of large white flowers smother this tiny plant
HYDRANGEA paniculata 'Little Quick Fire' - Dwarf form of the popular 'Quickfire' Hydrangea
POTENTILLA fruticosa 'Yellow Gem' - Large, bright yellow, long blooming flowers
WEIGELA florida 'Sonic Bloom Pearl' - Clear white flowers turning to pink as the age; re-bloomer
WEIGELA florida 'Sonic Bloom Red' – Red flowers, dark green foliage; re-bloomer
WEIGELA florida 'Spilled Wine' - Pink flowers; dark purple foliage; broad spreading habit

 

AZALEAS AND RHODODENDRONS

AZALEA 'Fragrant Star' - Deciduous spring blooming; extremely fragrant, pure white flowers
AZALEA 'Girard's Christina' - Evergreen spring blooming; double, rose/red flowers
AZALEA viscosum 'Antelope' - Deciduous summer blooming; apricot flowers
AZALEA viscosum 'Rosata' - Deciduous summer blooming; pink flowers flushed with red
AZALEA viscosum 'Soir de Paris' - Deciduous summer blooming; shell pink flowers
RHODODENDRON 'Bubblegum' - Similar to 'Aglo' but with larger flowers and a richer pink color
RHODODENDRON 'Milky Way' - A superior form of Labrador Tea; large clusters of white flowers
RHODODENDRON 'Patty Bee' - Numerous pale yellow flowers in early spring; small green leaves

 

EVERGREENS

BUXUS microphylla 'Baby Gem' - Compact; holds color in winter; ideal for small spaces
CALLUNA 'Kinlochruel' - Double white flowers
CALLUNA 'Renate' - Vibrant purple flowers
CALLUNA 'Valentina' - Long-blooming white flowers
CHAMAECYPARIS obtusa 'Fernspray Gold' - Small-medium; arching golden fern-like foliage
CHAMAECYPRIS obtusa 'Hage' - Very slow growing miniature form
CHAMAECYPARIS pisifera 'Baby Blue Ice' - Dwarf conifer with dense silver-blue foliage
ILEX x meserveae 'Centennial Dragon' - Shiny, dark green color; profuse, long-lasting bright red berries
ILEX x meserveae 'China Girl/Boy' - A male and a female in the same pot for cross-pollination
LEUCOTHOE racemosa - Colonizing shrub often found on swamp edges; sweetly fragrant flowers
PINUS banksiana 'Al Johnson' - Slow growing; low irregular habit; good for rock gardens
PINUS mugo 'Prostrata Wells' - Nothing global about this Mugo; grows completely prostrate
PINUS parviflora 'Atco-goyo' - Dwarf with a global tendency; short, clustered needles are dusty blue
PINUS parviflora 'Blue Wave' - Upright; branches have a twisted, wavy look
PINUS parviflora 'Miyajima' - Upright pyramidal form; short, brushy vivid blue needles; slow-growing
PINUS parviflora 'Negishi' - Dense & upright; needles slightly twisted revealing a silvery underside
PINUS parviflora 'Venus' - Soft, blue/green needles curl around the twigs; slow-growing upright
PINUS strobus 'Merrimack' - Dense, mounded form with blue-green needles; grows wider than tall
PINUS thunbergiana 'Oculus Draconis' - Attractive creamy-gold bands on the needles
PSEUDOTSUGA menziesii 'Waggin Tails' - Contorted branching, slower growing than the species
TAXUS cuspidata 'Adams' - Upright, fast-growing; fills out into a dense hedge
THUJA occidentalis 'Globosa' - A small tidy shrub, with a dense compact globe form
THUJA plicata 'Nana' – Compact; growth is much tighter than that of other T. plicata
TSUGA canadensis 'Stewarts Dwarf' – Finer foliage and lighter green than typical; slow-growing

 

DECIDUOUS TREES

ACER campestre 'Carnival' - Leaves have bright white margin with pink tint to new growth
ACER japonicum 'Vitifolium' - Soft, fluffy green leaves change to orange/yellow/red in fall
ACER japonicum 'Yama kagi' - Large green leaves with long serrated lobes turn burgundy in fall
ACER palmatum 'Butterfly' - Green and white variegated foliage has unusual pink and red fall color
ACER palmatum 'Elizabeth' - Attractive columnar dwarf that starts off pink then turns red
ACER palmatum 'Moonfire' - Deep red foliage all summer turning crimson in fall; good color in shade
ACER palmatum 'Summer Gold' - Leaves yellow trimmed in orange, hardening off to yellow-green
ACER palmatum dissectum 'Lemon Chiffon' - Light green foliage with lemon highlights in spring
CORNUS kousa 'Ohkan' - Green leaves variegated with yellow; orange to burgundy in fall
CORNUS kousa 'Weaver's Weeping' - Small weeping specimen; slow growing; great for tight spaces
FAGUS sylvatica 'Spaethiana' - Beautiful deep purple leaf color with lighter-colored veins
KOELREUTERIA paniculata 'Golden Candle' - Grows completely vertically; tough-as-nails
MAGNOLIA virginiana 'Glauca' - Underside of leaves are powdery blue and shimmer in the breeze
NYSSA sylvatica 'Gumdrop' - Dense, upright, uniform shape with no fruit
PRUNUS sargentii 'Rancho' - Clusters of pale pink flowers appear on the tips of the upright branches
STYRAX japonica 'Fragrant Fountain' - Narrow, upright weeping form; pure white flowers

 

PERENNIALS

AQUILEGIA 'Clementine Salmon Rose' - Double-petaled, rosy pink
ASTILBE 'Ostrich Plume' - Pink blooms arch and dangle instead of being held upright
BERGENIA 'Bressingham Ruby' - Red flower clusters atop rounded shiny leaves; evergreen
BRUNNERA 'Sea Heart' - Lavender-blue flowers; silvery leaves with light green veining
CLEMATIS 'Wildfire' - Huge violet flowers with red stripe in the center
COREOPSIS 'Desert Coral' - Long blooming, coral flowers with a deep orange center
COREOPSIS 'Nana' - Low-growing; orange daisy-like flowers
DELOSPERMA 'Fire Spinner' - Tri-colored flowers, pink, orange and white; succulent foliage
DELOSPERMA 'John Proffitt' - Fuchsia flowers; green succulent foliage; drought tolerant
DELPHINIUM 'Dwarf Stars' - Dwarf; color ranges from purples and blues to pinks and creams
ECHINACEA 'Cleopatra' - Fragrant, single to semi-double  lemon yellow flowers with orange cone
ECHINACEA 'Gum Drop' - Dark pink double pom-poms held over broad pink petals on strong stems
ECHINACEA 'Hot Lava' - Reddish orange flowers which change color as they age
FILIPENDULA rubra - Tall, sturdy native with billowy pink blooms above ferny, toothed leaves
HELENIUM 'Salsa' - Bold, spicy red flowers that age to shades of orange and yellow
HELIOPSIS helianthoides - Bright yellow daisy-like flowers held on strong stems; long blooming
HEMEROCALLIS 'Bandit Man' - Orange with a large red center; tall
HEMEROCALLIS 'Barbara Mitchell' - Soft pink ruffled flowers with a yellow throat; re-bloomer
HEMEROCALLIS 'Beautiful Edgings' - Buttery yellow with peachy-pink ruffled edges; re-bloomer
HEMEROCALLIS 'Bold Tiger' - Bright orange with a large red center
HEMEROCALLIS 'Condilla' - Vibrant, double gold flowers; re-bloomer
HEMEROCALLIS 'Double Bold One' - Large, double gold flowers with a burgundy eye
HEMEROCALLIS 'Dublin Elaine' - Double, ruffled soft pink flowers with a green throat; re-bloomer
HEMEROCALLIS 'Fire King' - Bold, orange ruffled flowers with a darker orange eye
HEMEROCALLIS 'Heron' - Rosy pink flowers with white mid-ribs and an apricot throat
HEMEROCALLIS 'Malmaison Plum' - Bright, plum flowers with thin white edges; re-bloomer
HEMEROCALLIS 'Scottish Fantasy' - Ruffled coral flowers with green throats; re-bloomer
HEMEROCALLIS 'Snickerdoodle' - Gold, spider flowers edged in light burgundy; re-bloomer
HEMEROCALLIS 'Spider Miracle' - Huge, bright yellow spider flowers; re-bloomer
HEMEROCALLIS 'Starling' – Velvety maroon, trumpet-shaped flowers with yellow centers
HEMEROCALLIS 'Tuscawilla Tigress' - Vivid orange, deep red eye, bright yellow throat; re-bloomer
HEMEROCALLIS 'Uncharted Waters' - Red/violet blend flowers with yellow centers; re-bloomer
HEMEROCALLIS 'White Tuxedo' - White flowers with green throats; re-bloomer
HEMEROCALLIS 'Woodside Amethyst' - Lavender, yellow-green throat, white mid-ribs; re-bloomer
HEUCHERA 'Autumn Leaves'- Emerge red, change to bronze in summer then to bright red in fall
HEUCHERA 'Fire Alarm' - Mahogany red foliage, pale pink flowers
HEUCHERA 'Forever Purple' - Glossy, deep purple foliage; very short stems of purple-pink flowers
HEUCHERA 'Green Spice' - Bold green and silver foliage with contrasting purple veins
HEUCHERELLA 'Redstone Falls' – Red-coppery foliage, white flowers
HOSTA 'Abiqua Drinking Gourd' - Stunning powdery blue-green color on large cupped leaves
HOSTA 'Autumn Frost' - Frosted blue leaves with a wide, bright yellow margin
HOSTA 'Blue Ivory' - Blue leaves with large creamy white margins; lavender flowers
HOSTA 'Blue Umbrellas' - Large puckered blue leaves
HOSTA 'Curly Fries' - Unique narrow, rippled chartreuse leaves; lavender flowers
HOSTA 'Devil's Advocate' - Large blue-green leaves with light green margins; white flowers
HOSTA 'Emerald Eyes' - Dark green center with white margin
HOSTA 'First Frost' - Blue leaves with gold margins, gradually maturing to creamy white
HOSTA 'Heat Wave' - Heart shaped blue-green leaves with a large chartreuse splotch in the center
HOSTA 'Ivory Queen' - Blue-green leaves with a large creamy white splotch in the center
HOSTA 'June Fever' - Pointed golden yellow leaves with narrow green border; lavender flowers
HOSTA 'Neptune' - Wavy, blue-green pointed leaves; lavender flowers
HOSTA 'Rocket's Red Glare' – Wavy, glossy green leaves held on red stems; lavender flowers
HOSTA 'Vulcan' - Dark green, heart-shaped leaves with pure white center
HOSTA 'Wishing Well' - Huge, rippled, blue-green leaves; white flowers
LAVENDULA x intermedia 'Phenomenal' - Better winter hardiness than other lavenders
LEUCANTHEMUM 'Belgian Lace' - Dwarf to 12"; large white blossoms with fringed edge
LEUCANTHEMUM superbum 'Real Glory' - White daisies with frilled yellow centers; re-bloomer
PAEONIA 'High Noon' (Golden Yellow) - Large yellow blossoms with red markings in the center
PAEONIA 'Renkaku' (White) - Large, semi-double pure white ruffled petals with fluffy yellow centers
PAEONIA 'Shimadaijin' (Purple) - Huge rosy-purple semi-double blooms; golden yellow anthers
PAPAVER 'Garden Gnome' - Multi-colored flowers in shades of orange, yellow, red, and white
PHLOX paniculata 'Starfire' - 3-4’ tall; bright crimson red flower panicles
PHLOX stolonifera 'Sherwood Purple' - Vibrant purple-blue, fragrant flowers; great for a shade
SALVIA 'Blue Marvel' - Extra large deep blue flowers; blooms spring to autumn
THYMUS serpyllum 'Pink Chintz' - Creeping salmon-pink groundcover; can tolerate light foot traffic
TRICYRTIS 'Tojen' - White flowers, blushed pink to purple, with a flash of yellow in the throat
VERONICA 'Tidal Pool' - Dense mat of vivid blue flowers with white centers in May
VERONICASTRUM virginicum 'Lavender Towers' - Long spikes of purple flowers in mid summer

 

GRASSES

CAREX pennsylvanica - Low growing plant with delicate, arching, green leaves
DESCHAMPSIA cespitosa - Dark green foliage with pale green purple tinged panicles
SCHIZACHYRIUM scoparium 'Standing Ovation' - Spiky blue-green foliage; red in fall

 

FRUITS

ASPARAGUS 'Jersey Giant' - Cold hardy, extra productive; makes your pee smell funny
BLUEBERRY 'Pink Lemonade' - Self-pollinating; pink flowers and pink fruit; red fall color
LYCIUM  'Big Lifeberry' – Goji Berry -Arching, trailing habit; best when staked for easy access to fruit
LYCIUM 'Sweet Lifeberry' – Goji Berry -Purple flowers yield red-orange fruit packed with antioxidants
PEACH 'Polly' - One of the most winter hardy varieties
PEAR 'Luscious' - Bright yellow juicy fruit ripens in September

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