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Amelanchier alnifolia Standing Ovation™

Amelanchier alnifolia Standing Ovation™

Standing Ovation™ Serviceberry

With three-season interest, this serviceberry deserves a "standing ovation". Dark green, almost circular leaves change to red and orange in autumn. Stems are covered in white flowers each spring, sometimes turning into edible berries in June...

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Azalea Electric Lights™ Red

Azalea Electric Lights™ Red

Electric Lights Red

Finally, a true fire engine red flower on a hardy azalea for northern gardens. Electric Lights Red is a fiery red in early spring, blooming just after the fresh new foliage emerges. It forms an upright mound in the landscape and will tolerate both...

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Berberis thunbergii Limoncello™

Berberis thunbergii Limoncello™

Limoncello™ Barberry

Forming a tidy, round mound, this new barberry has striking chartreuse foliage with an unusual red, almost dotted, pattern around the margin. The fall foliage is orange, yellow and red. The small size and habit make it perfect as an accent p...

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Betula platyphylla Parkland Pillar®

Betula platyphylla Parkland Pillar®

Parkland Pillar® Birch

Parkland Pillar® is a beautiful birch with a narrow, upright, dense habit. It boasts white bark and dense, dark green foliage that turns golden in late fall. This fast growing variety is suitabl...

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Buddleia davidii Psychedelic Sky™

Buddleia davidii Psychedelic Sky™

Psychedelic Sky™ Butterfly Bush

Well matched with Funky Fuchsia™ in habit and flower display, Psychedelic Sky™ has strong upright stems supporting clear blue. Flowers average 6-10” long on and are filled with nectar for pollinators. The habit is upright a...

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Campis radicans Atomic Red™

Campis radicans Atomic Red™

Atomic Red™ Trumpet Vine

Dark red buds open to orange-red trumpet-like flowers which deepen in color as they mature to an incredibly bold red. Tubular flowers are larger than the species measuring 3-4 inches long. A vigorous vine, it will climb on stone or woodwork. An ou...

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Caryopteris x cland. Sapphire Surf™

Caryopteris x cland. Sapphire Surf™

Sapphire Surf™ Bluebeard

Hang ten with an ocean of deep blue flowers in your yard! This compact, low-maintenance shrub produces a wave of stunning flowers from top to bottom. A perfect garden specimen from late summer through early fall, its sweet blue blooms are a butter...

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Cephalanthus occidentalis Fiber Optics®

Cephalanthus occidentalis Fiber Optics®

Fiber Optics® Buttonbush

Fiber Optics® is a distinct improvement over the coarser Cephalanthus occidentalis that grows twice the size of this compact selection. Native from Florida to Mexico and north to Nova Scotia and Ontario, buttonbush is quite happy in moist con...

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Cornus alba Neon Burst™

Cornus alba Neon Burst™

Neon Burst™ Dogwood

This new introduction from Bylands Nursery in British Columbia has attractive chartreuse foliage and is a compact selection growing 4-5’ tall. It has good sun and heat tolerance, retaining bright leaf color throughout summer without scorchin...

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Cornus sericea Firedance™

Cornus sericea Firedance™

Firedance™ Dogwood

Firedance is a compact variety of dogwood with white flowers in spring followed by pretty white berries that are attractive to birds. It is tolerant of moist conditions and suitable for rain gardens. It ...

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Diervilla sessilifolia Cool Splash®

Diervilla sessilifolia Cool Splash®

Cool Splash®; Low Bush Honeysuckle

Diervilla Cool Splash® is a breakthrough variegated form of the incredibly hardy Diervilla, a tough-as-nails plant that has been used extensively in the northern landscape due to its durability. Found as a chance sport at Cornell University, ...

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Distylium x 'Vintage Jade'

Distylium x 'Vintage Jade'

Vintage Jade Distylium

This lovely evergreen forms a spreading mound in the landscape and offers a refreshing touch of dark green throughout the year. A member of the witch hazel family, petite red flowers appear in the winter. Distylium is a good alternative for ...

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Heptacodium miconioides Tianshan® Seven-son flower

Heptacodium miconioides Tianshan® Seven-son flower

Tianshan® Seven-son flower

While bred in France, this new cultivar is named after the mountain range in China where the species is native. Clusters of fragrant, creamy-white flowers appear in late summer, with each whorl containing 7 flowers. The blooms are followed i...

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Hibiscus syriacus Bali™

Hibiscus syriacus Bali™

Bali™ Rose of Sharon

With its beautiful white blooms, First Editions Bali Hibiscus will grant a glimpse of garden paradise from July to September. Its semi-double white blossoms are perfectly accentuated by a purple-red center and lush green foliage.

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Hibiscus syriacus Fiji™

Hibiscus syriacus Fiji™

Fiji Rose of Sharon

The color and texture of this selection's summer bloom will bring to mind beautiful exotic islands. In late July, medium pink colored buds form and give way to semi-double, nearly white flowers with a splash of deep red in the center that slowly f...

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Hibiscus syriacus French Cabaret™ Red

Hibiscus syriacus French Cabaret™ Red

French Cabaret™ Red Hibiscus

For eight weeks in summer, French Cabaret Red has clusters of three to five richly saturated red double flowers that resemble carnations. Deep red flower buds open to 2” diameter pompom flowers. Up...

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Hibiscus syriacus Hawaii™

Hibiscus syriacus Hawaii™

Hawaii™ Rose of Sharon

A true blue, it will bring to mind the color of waters in paradise. Large showy blossoms are a lovely blue accentuated with a red-purple heart, blooming from July 'til September. Bred and introduced by Minier Nursery in France.

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Hibiscus syriacus Tahiti™

Hibiscus syriacus Tahiti™

Tahiti Rose of Sharon

Big, beefy, gorgeous semi-double blooms will give you a feeling of the tropics from July 'til October. Deep pink-purple flowers cover the plant throughout late summer and are accentuated with a deep red center. This heavy bloomer loves full sun, a...

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Hydrangea pan. Berry White™

Hydrangea pan. Berry White™

Berry White™ Hydrangea

Berry White™ is a summer stunner with strong, upright stems and large cone-shaped flowers. The flower color starts out white in July then progresses to dark pink. Color shades can vary according to location, climate and type of soil.

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Hydrangea pan. Diamond Rouge®

Hydrangea pan. Diamond Rouge®

Diamond Rouge® Panicle Hydrangea

Diamond Rouge™ is by far the reddest paniculata on the market. This new variety has abundant, long lasting blooms on strong stems that start white and turn to pink, raspberry, and ulimately wine red.

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Hydrangea pan. Great Star™

Hydrangea pan. Great Star™

Great Star™ Panicle Hydrangea

Add star power to your garden with this paniculata discovery from the renowned French garden of Princess Sturdza. The flowers open to large white wavy star-shaped florets that can be up to 4" in width. Flowering starts midsummer and will last unti...

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Hydrangea pan. Little Hottie® Panicle Hydrangea

Hydrangea pan. Little Hottie® Panicle Hydrangea

Little Hottie® Panicle Hydrangea

An exciting new compact panicle hydrangea introduction, Little Hottie™ has very full flower heads with florets that emerge green and turn sparkling white. This well-branched, compact panicle hydrangea is covered in large blooms from th...

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Hydrangea pan. Strawberry Sundae®

Hydrangea pan. Strawberry Sundae®

Strawberrry Sundae® Hydrangea

Strawberry Sundae® is a delicious new compact hydrangea from the French breeder of Vanilla Strawberry® Jean Renault. Similar in many ways to Vanilla Strawberry® with one important exception, its smaller stature. Flowers emerge...

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Hydrangea pan. Vanilla Strawberry™

Hydrangea pan. Vanilla Strawberry™

Vanilla Strawberry™ Panicle Hydrangea

The cheerful color of this Hydrangea's flower display will astound you! Billowing pyramidal towers of fluffy, vanilla-white blooms emerge in late July and, as they age, they tint strawberry-pink and, finally, to strawberry-red making this long lastin...

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