Lazy S'S

 Farm Nursery

If new to our site, Please enter thru our Storefront Page for important information.

 

Wish List!

Asclepias tuberosa 'Hello Yellow'  Butterfly Weed

Attracts ButterfliesAsclepias tuberosa 'Hello Yellow'

Asclepias tubrosa Butterfly Weed

Attracts Butterflies

Asclepias tubrosa

Asclepias incarnata  Swamp Milkweed

Attracts Butterflies

Asclepias incarnata

 

Lobelia x 'Sparkle Divine' Cardiinal Flower

Attracts ButterfliesLobelia 'Sparkle Divine'

Attracts ButterfliesAster tataricus 'Jindai'

 

 

Inspiration!

Perennial Plant of the Year!--->

Search 

We're having a Big Box Discount Sale!

Click here for details!

 

Shrubs and Trees:  'A-B'

Home

Perennials:  A  Aj  Ar  As  B  Ca  Ce  Cl  D  E  F  Ferns  G  Grass  H     J-K  La  Lo  M  N-O  P-Q  R  S  T  U-Z   

Storefront

Vines              Shrubs & Trees:   A-B  Ca-Ch  Ci-E  F-It  J-L  M-R  S  T-Z          Recently Added Plants

   
FAQ Your USDA Zone

Special Plant Lists -- Deer Resistant, Hummingbirds, Chinese, Natives, Etc.

Gift Certificates

Key to symbols

Quick List

Click on the Plant Name for Large Photos  (Lots of folks still have dial up so this page only has small photos!)

Pot Size >

All Plants on this page are in Trade Quart Pots (Qt.) which are 1.68Pints (794 ml) liquid measure. 

(Similar to a true nursery quart on top width and height, but tapered to a smaller bottom for lighter shipping.)

<Pot Size
Plant Size for shrubs and trees Most people have never seen a shrub in a quart pot. Many garden centers don't even offer Perennials in quarts any more.  In garden centers, shrubs are generally only available in much larger containers: 1-3 gallons.  Please take a look at this photo of Quart Shrubs to get a sense of what shrubs in a quart pot look like and read about Plant Size and Age on this page so that you have realistic expectations.   We want you to be happy!  If you're not familiar with a quart size shrub you should take the time to look at these links!

Training Young Trees - When ordering trees, please take a look at this page.

 
  Some trees on this page may incur a $4.00   Oversize Plant Surcharge  

$15.99 Qt.

Abelia chinensis 'Keiser' PPAF   RUBY ANNIVERSARY   Chinese Abelia     Zone: 5-9     SunLight ShadePart Shade   

Abelia chinensis 'Susan Keiser' PPAF  (RUBY ANNIVERSARYTM)   Chinese Abelia  Abelia 'Keiser' (Ruby Anniversary™) stands 4-6 feet high and wide, with red-flushed foliage in spring, green in summer, back to red in  fall and in between all those nifty foliage changes, months and months of fragrant (like LILACS), pure white blooms with pink bracts that come forth from salmon buds.  Heat and humidity tolerant.  Appreciates some shade in warmer zones (where it's evergreen).

Soil: Moist but well-drained, acid best but takes most any      H: 4-6'    W: 4-6'         B/M:  White/7-9

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

Attracts Hummingbirds

Butterflies, Butterfly

Semi-Evergreen

$11.99 Qt.

Abelia mosanensis      Fragrant Abelia      SunLight ShadePart Shade       Zone: 5-9

Abelia mosanensisA hardy fragrant Abelia! From Latvia, so we know it's hardy. Pink buds open to rich, bell-shaped white flowers are MORE FRAGRANT than a LILAC. Glossy summer foliage turns an fiery orange-red in autumn. Semi-evergreen. This will become THE ABELIA to have. Hardy to Zone 5 or colder.  Dark pink buds open to light pink flowers.

Soil:  Well-drained      H: 5-6' W: 5-6'      B/M: White w/ pink/5-6

Attracts Hummingbirds Evergreen

Butterflies, Butterfly

$15.99 Qt.

Abelia mosanensis SMNAMDS' PPAF     SWEET EMOTIONS® Fragrant Abelia   SunLight ShadePart Shade     Zone: 4-9

Abelia mosanensis SMNAMDS' PPAF (SWEET EMOTIONSTM) Fragrant Abelia This definitely not your ordinary Abelia!  An extremely hardy (Zone 4) Abelia with darker, reddish-pink flower buds and a deliciously rich smell makes this new Abelia a winner for the North and South.  From late May to early June it's covered with spicy sweet flowers and in  Fall, the glossy green summer foliage turns a lovely orange-red.

Soil:  Well-drained      H:5-6'  W: 5-7'      B/M: Pink/5-6

Attracts Hummingbirds Evergreen

Butterflies, Butterfly

$10.99 Qt.

Abelia x grandiflora    Glossy Abelia     SunLight ShadePart Shade          Zone: (5)6-9

Abelia x grandifloraA fragrant, dependable shrub with a profusion of blooms over a long season. Dislikes very windy spots. Good for textural effect, in mass, or as hedges. Handsome in bloom which is most of the time!  A dependable classic that deserves a place in every garden.

Soil:  Moist but well-drained, acid       H: 6' W: 6'     B/M: White with pink/5-10

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native Evergreen

Attracts HummingbirdsButterflies, Butterfly

$11.99 Qt.

Abelia x grandiflora 'Edward Goucher'     Glossy Abelia     SunLight ShadePart Shade     Zone: (5)6-9

Abelia x grandiflora 'Edward Goucher' A long-blooming, dependable plant introduced in 1911! Excellent for textural effect, in masses or as hedges. Handsome in flower which is most of the time. This is the hard-to-find pink flowering form. Showier in flower than the common Abelia.  2006 Great Plant Picks - Miller Botanical Garden, a most prestigious award.

Soil:  Moist but well-drained, acid       H: 4-5' W: 4-5'       B/M: Pink/5-10

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native Evergreen

Attracts HummingbirdsButterflies, Butterfly

Great Plant Picks

 

$13.99 Qt.

Abelia grandiflora 'Lucky Lots' PPAF     Variegated Glossy Abelia     SunLight ShadePart Shade     Zone: (5)6-9

andiflora 'Lucky Lots' PPAF     Variegated Glossy AbeliaA newly released hybrid with abundant fragrant white flowers on a compact, somewhat arching plant. Shiny leaves are a mid-green early in the season and change to a pinkish tinge and then near red in the fall and are edged with a delicate white margin.  Leaves are stable an offer something interesting with every season.

Soil:  Moist but well-drained, acid       H: 3-4'   W: 3-4'       B/M: White/7-10

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native Evergreen

Attracts HummingbirdsButterflies, Butterfly

$18.99 Qt.

New 2017

Abelia x grandiflora ‘Opstal40’ PP25193   MYSTIC DAYDREAMTM Hybrid Abelia        SunLight ShadePart Shade      Zone: 6b-8

Abelia x grandiflora ‘Opstal40’ PP25193   MYSTIC DAYDREAMTM Hybrid AbeliaBrought to the market in 2016 by Boomwekerij Ron van Opstal from Holland. With large white blooms in August, the leaves are RED midsummer thru fall. A true breeding break through and we are thrilled to import this plant from Holland to the US in 2017! In spring the leaves are irregularly variegated -- green with bands of yellow gold on the edge.. Then in Summer, initially, the leaves are suffused with orange, eventually turning red in mid-summer and on through Fall. The numerous blooms open pinkish white and then mature to pure white. It has an upright and broadly spreading plant habit.

Soil: Well-drained       H: 48"  W: 40"       B/M: White/

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native Evergreen

Attracts HummingbirdsButterflies, Butterfly

$12.99 Qt.

Abelia x grandiflora 'Rose Creek'    Dwarf Hybrid Abelia        SunLight ShadePart Shade      Zone: (5)6-9

Abelia x grandiflora 'Rose Creek'A wonderful Abelia selected by Michael Dirr with a low mounding habit with white flowers and crimson red stems.  This is the first clone released from his breeding program at the University of Georgia.  Although more floriferous early in the season, even when the white corollas are sparse or gone, the reddish-pink calyx is very showy.  More restrained growth than many hybrid species clones and that can be useful.  Especially rich Fall colors, becoming glossy purple green.

Soil: Well-drained       H:  2-3'  W: 3-4'       B/M: White/Spring

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native Evergreen

Attracts HummingbirdsButterflies, Butterfly

$15.99 Qt.

Abelia x 'Lynn' PP20604    PINKY BELLSTM   Hybrid Abelia       SunLight ShadePart Shade      Zone: 6-9

Abelia x ‘Lynn’ PP20604   PINKY BELLSTM       Hybrid AbeliaThis hot new Abelia has the largest Bloom of any Abelia.  From mid-summer to fall, it's covered with pendulous, lavender-pink flowers.  New growth on stems and foliage takes on red hues in late spring and again in autumn, putting on quite the show.  Compact Pinky Bells, is a strong grower with a great root system.

Soil: Well-drained       H: 2-3'   W: 4-5'     B/M:  Pink/7-9

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native Evergreen

Attracts HummingbirdsButterflies, Butterfly

 

Acanthopanax sieboldianus 'Variegatus'     Now listed under it's new name

Eleutherococcus sieboldianus 'Variegatus'       Variegated Five-leaf Aralia 

 

What you're saying...

"I have received the order and the plants were in perfect condition.   In fact, here's an unsolicited customer testimonial that you can put on your web site:    I have ordered plants from a dozen companies over the last decade and the plant packing you do is the best I have ever seen.   Really impressive. "    

 Ted in Rougemont, NC

 

$12.99 Qt.

Abeliophyllum distichum   Korean White Forsythia          SunLight Shade     Zone: 5-8

Abeliophyllum distichumMulti-stemmed shrub with arching branches. Stems are covered with SHOWY, FRAGRANT (almond scented) white flowers before the leaves appear. (Not a true Forsythia -- it just looks like a white Forsythia, hence the common name.) Growth rate depends on how happy it is.   Native to a small area of Korea where it's endangered but so popular in cultivation that there's no risk of extinction.

Soil: Moist but well-drained      H: 3-5' W: 3-5'      B/M: White March-April

 

 

$11.99 Qt.

Acer palmatum 'Our Back Yard'     VERY, VERY fast Japanese Maple      SunLight ShadePart Shade    Zone: 5-8

Acer palmatum 'Our Back Yard' Pete acquired this tree while in college working at a garden center.  It's long since lost (or never had) a proper ID.  What's unique about it is that in the world of Japanese Maples, it's in a class by itself for speed.  4-6 feet a year is not unusual!  Because of that, it lends itself to being pruned to multiple stems -- our has two main branches up to 2 feet, then each of those breaks of in two and so forth.  The structure of our tree due to excellent pruning is absolutely superb -- even if it never had a leaf!  But it does -- tiny, tiny stars that look fabulous when they fall and carpet the ground beneath them -- like star shaped confetti!  Summer green leaves turn a brilliant red in LATE fall when most everything else is done and turning brown. Also, it takes FULL SUN!   There is a downside -- it does self seed some (not crazy like a silver maple) but if you mow under it, no problem or they can be pulled out if you have a garden beneath it as we do.  You should NOT plant this near any area where you can't control unwanted seedlings.  We are stewards of the Earth after all!

Soil: Well-drained       H: 35'  W: 35'       B/M:  na   

 
 

Actinidias are on the Vines Page

 

$11.99 Qt.

Blooms all summer in dry shade!

Adina rubella     Chinese Buttonbush, Glossy Adina    SunLight ShadePart Shade    Zone: 6-9

Adina rubella     Chinese Buttonbush, Glossy AdinaAn upright, spreading loose shrub with arching branches and fragrant white Buttonbush-like flowers on rounded heads from summer to fall.  One of it's best claims to fame is that it's one of the few shrubs that will tolerate DRY SHADE and be attractive doing it.  Extremely attractive shiny bronzy green leaves appear late (so don't think it's dead) but doesn't drop its leaves until December.  A wonderful new shrub to the trade.  Tolerates heavy, wet soil

Soil: Well-drained best but tolerates wet and heavy soil       H: 5-10'   W: 5-10'       B/M: White/7-10

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

$13.99 Qt.

Aesculus octandra     Yellow, Sweet or Big Buckeye    SunLight ShadePart Shade    Zone: 6-9

Aesculus octandra     Yellow, Sweet or Big BuckeyeLess susceptible to leaf scorch than other Buckeyes so can take full sun. With 6" erect panicles of creamy yellow flowers in late spring, early summer this is a knockout when mature (and even long before)! It's the largest of the Buckeyes and abundant in the Great Smokey Mountains. One of the first trees to leaf out in spring and makes a great shade tree.

Soil: Moist but well-drained        H: 50-70' W:        B/M:  Yellow/65-6

US Native

Attracts HummingbirdsAttracts Butterflies

 

$21.99 Qt.

Aesculus parviflora   Bottlebrush Buckeye   Light Shade  Part Shade  Shade      Zone:  4-8

Aesculus parvifloraIf I live to be a hundred, I will never forget walking behind the office of a Maryland Wholesale Nursery and coming face to face with a mature, blooming Aesculus parviflora.  I had no idea what it was (a novice to shrubs then) and I thought it was the most beautiful, magnificent thing I had ever seen.  I've seen it since at MOBOT, Ginter and the National Cathedral -- grand gardens all have it!  And every time, when in bloom, it takes my breath away.  Giant fluffy, white candelabra blooms with red anthers.  East Coast Native.

Soil: Moist (especially when young) but well-drained   H: 8-12'  W:  8-15'      B/M:  White/6-7

US Native

Attracts HummingbirdsAttracts Butterflies

 

$23.99 Qt.

Aesculus parviflora var. serotina   LATE Bottlebrush Buckeye   Light Shade  Part Shade  Shade      Zone:  4-8

One of the best summer-flowering shrubs for shade areas. It is a dense, deciduous, mounded, suckering, multi-stemmed shrub. Upright cylindrical panicles up to 12” long of tubular white flowers with conspicuous red anthers and pinkish filament. Puts on a spectacular mid-summer bloom. Flowers give way to glossy inedible, pear-shaped nuts. Blooms about 3 weeks later than the species. This is a traffic stopping plant! They are truly magnificent!

Soil: Moist (especially when young) but well-drained   H: 15-20'  W: 15-20'      B/M:  White/7-8

US Native

Attracts HummingbirdsAttracts Butterflies

 

$13.99 Qt.

Aesculus pavia    Red Buckeye, Scarlet Buckeye     SunLight ShadePart ShadeFull Shade        Zone:  4-8

Aesculus paviaSingle or multi-stemmed small tree w/ spectacular salmon to medium red flowers on 6-8" panicles in spring. (Our form is near red.)  Always brings ooh's and ahh's when it blooms. Seldom seen in the trade. Eastern Native.  Attractive brownish red berries released from tan capsules.  There are really no words that can adequately describe this tree's Beauty.  Attracts hummingbirds (which is rare for a tree) as does the Mimosa below.  Blooms at an early age.   Dislikes dry soil.  Plants of Merit - Missouri Botanical Garden.

Soil: Moist but Well Drained     H: 10-20'  W: 10-20'       B/M: Red blooms/4-5   

US Native

Attracts Hummingbirds Attracts Butterflies

 

Agarista populifolia and  

Agarista populifolia 'Taylor's Treasure' are still listed under their old name

         Leucothoe populifolia on the J-L Shrub Page

 

 

Albizia julibrissin      Mimosa

Albizia julibrissin      Mimosa  InvasiveInvasive or Potential Noxious Weed:  Does self seed and is now listed as invasive or a noxious weed in the bottom quarter of the US.    When a plant is a problem in a small area, we simply make that information available but at this point, Mimosa is now getting out of control in a large part of the US so we've voluntarily removed it from our catalog. If we police ourselves, others won't have to do it for us....

 

$10.99 Qt.

Amorpha canescens      Lead Plant          Zone: 5-9

Amorpha canescens Usually densely white-hairy leaflets; terminal flower spikes to 6" long. A small shrub belonging to the Bean Family! The foliage is fine & fernlike, turning beautiful yellow in fall. More drought tolerant than most shrubs. Prune hard in early spring.  

Soil: Well-drained   H: 24-48"  W: 18"      B/M: Purple/6-7

$10.99 Qt.

Aralia nudicaulis       Wild or False sarsaparilla, Shot Bush    Part Shade     Zone:  2-8

Aralia nudicaulis       Wild or False sarsaparilla, Shot BushA shrubby perennial that spreads by underground rhizomes to form showy clumps of foliage.  Large leaves, 2-3 to a stem and lots of whitish-green blooms. The spherical flowerheads are not particularly showy however they are followed by black-purple berries that ARE showy and provide abundant berries for wildlife.  Aralia like moist woodland soil.  In an urban garden, provide lots of leaf mulch.  Best in open shade.  Lovely around some large rocks, an old log and some ferns.  Sit back and enjoy!

Soil: Moist, woodland    H: 12-18"  W:     B/M: Whitish-green/

US Native Plants

$13.99 Qt.

New 2017

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi       Bearberry, Kinnikinnick    SunLight ShadePart Shade       Zone: 2-6(7)

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi       Bearberry, KinnikinnickProstrate branches thickly covered with small, dark green, leathery leaves. Small, pendulous white  blossoms make way for glossy, bright red, pea-sized berries which remain thru winter. Use in rock gardens, draping over walls, under dwarf conifers. Best in part shade here. Established plants don't move well.    Oddly enough, it's also a Hummingbird plant -- I guess for the really low flying Red-Throated Hummers on the East Coast.

Soil:  Moist but well-drained    H: 12"  W: Indef.    B/M: White/4-5

US Native Plant Select Form

Evergreen

Attracts Hummingbirds

$15.99 Qt.

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'Massachusetts'    Bearberry, Kinnikinnick    SunLight ShadePart Shade       Zone: 2-6(7)

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'Massachusetts'Same as the species but Massachusetts has good resistance to gall & leaf spot.  Prostrate branches thickly covered with small, dark green, leathery leaves. Small, pendulous white  blossoms make way for glossy, bright red, pea-sized berries which remain thru winter. Use in rock gardens, draping over walls, under dwarf conifers. Best in part shade in warmer zones.  Established plants prefer not to be moved.

Soil:  Moist but well-drained    H: 12"  W: Indef.    B/M: White/4-5

US Native Plant Select Form

Evergreen

Attracts Hummingbirds

$19.99 Qt.

New 2017

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'Vancouver Jade'     Bearberry, Kinnikinnick    SunLight ShadePart Shade       Zone: 2-6(7)

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'Vancouver Jade'       BearberryIntroduced by the U.B.C. Botanical Gardens.  'Vancouver Jade' forms a dense mat of glossy evergreen leaves via stems that root along the ground.  But the treat for this Native is light PINK bell-shaped flowers in spring followed by scarlet berries. Winter brings beautiful bronzy-red foliage especially in colder areas.  Dislike poorly drained soil in particular clay.  Once established, it's drought tolerant..

Soil:  Moist but well-drained    H: 4-6"  W: 12-24"       B/M: White/4-5

US Native Plant Select Form

Evergreen

Attracts Hummingbirds

$11.99 Qt.

New 2017

Ardisia japonica   Japanese Ardisia or Marlberry      Part Shade          Zone:  7B-10 

Ardisia japonicaA fairly rare evergreen groundcover with 1/2" pink star-shaped flowers in spring followed by abundant red berries in the fall. The dark green leaves are heavily serrated on the edges. Spreads by underground runners. Prefers to not have foot traffic. Beautiful!

Soil:  Moist, rich but well-drained   H: 8-10"    W: Indef.        B/M: Pink&White/Spring

Evergreen

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

What you're saying...

(The plants) Arrived safe and sound.   Can't wait 'til next year.   

Thanks, Joyce  One happy planter!

Key to symbols 

$11.99 Qt.

Aronia arbutifolia 'Brilliantissima'      'Brilliantissima' Red Chokeberry    SunLight ShadePart ShadeFull Shade      Zone:  4-9

Aronia arbutifolia 'Brilliantissima'Easy to grow, adapts to any soil after being established, even dry or wet. Variable in size depending on growth conditions. May occasionally sucker. Stupendous Fall berries and leaf color. A favorite of Finches, Jays, Juncos, and Grosbeaks. Brilliantissima is more compact, with shinier foliage and more, larger berries. AKA, Aronia arbutifolia 'Brilliant'.  

Soil:  Most any     H:6-10'  W: 5-7'     B/M: White w/ black anthers/Spring

US Native Plant Select Form

$10.99 Qt.

Aronia melanocarpa      Black Chokeberry     Sun Light Shade  Part Shade  Shade         Zone:  3A-9

Aronia melanocarpaA spreading Chokeberry that will take any soil. Great for erosion control in a 'hateful' place. Beautiful black berries. Good for massing. Fall color can be a good wine red and the purplish black, 1/2" berries are also handsome. Native and while spreading by suckers, not invasive.  

Soil: Any - wet to sandy; doesn't like chalky    H: 5-6' W:  4-5'+.       B/M: White/April

US Native Plants

$11.99 Qt.

Aronia melanocarpa 'Autumn Magic'    Black Chokeberry     Sun Light Shade  Part Shade  Shade        Zone:  3A-9

Aronia melanocarpa 'Autumn Magic'If ever a plant was aptly named, this is!  The magical mix of purple and red autumn hues is just that - magical.  Dark green, waxy foliage in summer with white spring flowers followed by black berries just adds to the Magic.  Amazing in mass.  Fragrant.  while spreading by suckers, not invasive.  

Soil: Any - wet to sandy; doesn't like chalky    H:5-7'  W: 4-5'+      B/M: White/April

US Native Plant Select Form

$11.99 Qt.

Aronia melanocarpa 'Viking'   Black Chokeberry     Sun Light Shade  Part Shade  Shade        Zone:  3A-9

Aronia melanocarpa 'Viking'This Award-Winning shrub was developed in Europe as an orchard plant but a gardener couldn't ask for more in a shrub for the border: Masses of fragrant white spring flowers, earlier than the species, glossy summer foliage, gorgeous red fall foliage and extra-large 3/4", persistent purplish black berries (used like currants) for the orchard or for the birds, often lasting 'til spring when robins eat them!  Well, gosh, did we miss anything?    :-)  Oh, yeah, while spreading by suckers, not invasive.  

Soil: Any - wet to sandy; doesn't like chalky    H:3-5'  W: 5'+      B/M: White/April

US Native Plant Select Form

$13.99 Qt.

Asimina triloba      Paw Paw       Sun Light Shade  Part Shade     Zone:  5-9

Asimina triloba      Paw PawEasy to grow in average to wet but well drained soil. Used as a under-story tree or large shrub. Leaves retain green color well into fall before turning bright yellow. Flowers are fragrant but not particularly special. Sweet flavored edible yellow green fruits mature to dark brown and resemble a banana.

Soil:  Moist, acidic and fertile   H;  15-30'   W: 15-30'     B/M:  Brownish Burgundy/Spring

 
  Great Plant Picks but MA, CT  Berberis thunbergii is listed as a Noxious Weed in Connecticut and banned in Massachusetts and yet numerous cultivars have received the prestigious  Great Plant Picks Award  - Elisabeth Carey Miller Botanical Garden . Plants selected for this award meet very high standards.  In states other than MA, this shouldn't be planted where seeding could be a problem -- near natural areas for instance - where you couldn't remove the occasional seedling.  In controlled yards and neighborhoods, it's fine.

Note:  All Berberis have Thorns, so it makes a uninviting barrier if that's what you need.

 

$14.99 Qt.

No ship to MA, CT

Berberis thunbergii 'Maria' PP18,082    SUNJOY® GOLD PILLAR  Dwarf Barberry  Best Sun Tolerates  Light Shade   Z:4-8

Berberis thunbergii 'Maria' PP18,082    SUNJOY® GOLD PILLAR BarberrySimilar in shape to Berberis 'Helmond Pillar' but with bright golden foliage instead of burgundy.  The golden foliage has red new growth.  Gives great architectural prescience to the garden.  The foliage turns bright orange-red in autumn and is stunning!  Burn resistant in full sun compared to other gold barberries.  Red berries in Fall.

Soil: Any but wet        H: 3-4'   W: 1-2'        B/M:    Pale Yellow (insig.)/5-6

Deer Resistant Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

MA, CT

Trademarked Plant

$14.99 Qt.

 

Berberis thunbergii 'Talago'ppaf     SUNJOY® GOLD BERET Barberry   Best Sun Tolerates  Light Shade     Z: 4-8

Berberis thunbergii 'Talago'A dwarf Japanese barberry cultivar that is noted for its bright yellow foliage and very dwarf size.  Leaves a little over an inch long emerge yellow in spring with faint red tinges and mature to bright yellow in summer.  It develops an interesting orange-red color in Fall.  Will take some shade but if too much, foliage will be less golden, more yellow green.  Glossy, bright red berries in fall.

Soil: Any but wet         H: 6-12"   W: 6-12"       B/M:  Pale Yellow (insig.)/5-6 

Deer Resistant Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

MA, CT

No ship to MA

Trademarked Plant

$13.99 Qt.

Betula nigra 'BNMTF'   DURA-HEAT® River Birch      Sun        Zone: 3-7  

Betula nigra 'BNMTF'   DURA-HEAT® River BirchA much more heat resistant form of River Birch with less darkening of the desirable light bark and less leaf drop.  Creamy white/peach prominent exfoliating bark.  Borer and Aphid resistant.  Heat and drought tolerant.  A strong grower in most soil conditions with a densely pyramidal form. Glossy green leaves fade to a delightful clear butter yellow in Fall.  A large tree for good shade or as a focal point.

Soil: Moist when young, average thereafter    H: 35'  W: 25'       B/M:  Insignificant/

 

 

Bignonias or Crossvines are on the Vine Page 

 

$12.99 Qt.

 

Boehmeria sieboldiana     Siebold's Boehmeria         Sunif evenly moist or Light Shade  Part Shade       Zone:  7-11

Boehmeria sieboldianaFrom Asia, comes a bold-foliaged perennial with 5" x 5" rounded, jagged-edge leaves on 4 foot stem.  An interesting, beautiful plant it reminds one a bit of a stinging nettle, which it is a relative of, but this plant has no stinging abilities just 'stunning' abilities!  Lives happily in sun or shade as long as the soil is evenly moist but well-drained.  Self seeds some if happy.  Host plant for the Eastern Comma Butterfly, possibly others.

Soil:  Moist but well-drained    H:  4'  W: 4'      B/M:  White/Fall

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

Butterfly and Larvae Food

New!  English Butterfly Series TM

Oh really!  Do we need more Buddleias?  Well, in this case, an emphatic yes!  They're more refined, more compact, with more extravagant flower trusses.  They will dethrone the standards!  

A superb new series of compact Butterfly Bushes by Elizabeth Keep of East Malling England.  Her breeding goal was to refine the habit of Buddleia and she created well-behaved, extra bushy plants that are about 1/3 the size of typical B. davidii cultivars.  Superb in both containers and the garden.  The propagation of, and or sale of these plants is prohibited without a license.  The original names, all ending in 'keep' were changed (upon good advice probably) to more 'marketable' trademarked names!  Yup, we think it's confusing too -- a registered patented name and a trademarked name as if it wasn't hard enough to keep up with one name!  BUT these are fabulous new cultivars, destined for greatness.  Just remember the Trademarked name.  You'll hear it a lot!  Keep in mind, originally Buddleia davidii came from China so these cultivars all from the original species still bear the Chinese Panda Bear symbol denoting a Chinese Plant or Chinese Native.

  Note, Oregon state law prohibits shipping Buddleia davidii's to that state.  

$15.99 Qt.

Buddleia davidii 'Pyrkeep' ppaf        PURPLE EMPEROR TM  Butterfly Bush    Sun      Zone: 5-9

Buddleia davidii 'Pyrkeep' PURPLE EMPERORFrom the English Butterfly Series TM.   (See above) Large dark mauve-purple blooms on compact, neatly growing Butterfly Bushes.

Soil: Well-drained, fertile     H: 4-5' W: 4-5'    B/M: Mauve purple/ July-Frost if deadheaded

Deer Resistant

Attracts Hummingbirds Butterflies, Butterfly

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native OR

 

Responsible gardening with Buddleias davidiis.

Buddleia davidii and their hybrids do self-seed.  They are starting to show up on some sites as being 'politically incorrect' plants but they're so gorgeous.  What's a responsible gardener to do?  Sarah Reichard, who has been monitoring invasive plants at the University of Washington, says she's less concerned about Buddleia's used in urban areas.  But if you're growing it near a natural area, watch for volunteer seedlings.  Remove them and get rid of the plant if necessary (dig out the roots, which will re-sprout).  Near natural areas, plant the other species of Buddleias such as B. alternifolia, B. fallowiana, B. japonica, B x weyriana,  B. crispa, etc. which don't self seed as readily.

Remember, we're all stewards of the planet.  No plant is worth jeopardizing natural areas!   If we police ourselves, others won't have to do that for us!  Garden responsibly.  Know your State's Invasive Plant List.  ( A thug in one state is often well-behaved in another for various reasons.  We remove plants that seem to be a widespread problem but we rely on customers to also know what plants are taboo for their state.

We can't ship Buddleia davidii's to Oregon.

Key to symbols 

$11.99 Qt.

Buddleia davidii 'Asian Moon'     Sterile Butterfly Bush  Sun        Zone: 5-10

Buddleia davidii 'Asian Moon' IT'S STERILE!   Finally for those worried about self-seeding Buddleias, Dr. John LIndstrom of the U. of Ark. has introduced the wonderful new 'Asian Moon'.  Because it can't complete it's reproductive cycle and make seeds, it just determinedly puts all it's efforts into blooms over very long season.  The blooms are light purple with orange throats.  The light green foliage has silvery undersides.

Soil: Well-drained, fertile     H:4-6'  W: 3-5'     B/M: Light Purple / July-Frost if deadheaded

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

Attracts Hummingbirds Butterflies, Butterfly

Deer Resistant

OR  ??

$11.99 Qt.

Buddleia davidii 'Black Knight'    Butterfly Bush Black Knight     Sun        Zone: 5-10

Buddleia davidii 'Black Knight'A mainstay in the garden. Attracts butterflies by the dozens. May die back to the ground in winter. Especially good when planted in groupings. If old blooms are removed, it will bloom 'til Frost. Fragrant, low maintenance.   Received the Award of Garden Merit (AGM) is a program of the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS)

Soil: Well-drained, fertile     H: 5-10' W: 5-10'     B/M: Darkest purple/ July-Frost if deadheaded

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

Attracts Hummingbirds Butterflies, Butterfly

Deer Resistant

OR

$12.99 Qt.

Michael Dirr introduction

Buddleia davidii 'Bonnie'       Butterfly Bush Bonnie     Sun        Zone: 5-10

Buddleia davidii 'Bonnie'Oodles and mounds of flowers to pull in the Hummers and Butterflies.  A large arching form with large grey-green leaves and 4-10" flower spikes in 8-12" panicles of light blue violet blooms with and orange eye.  VERY sweetly fragrant.  A selection introduced by Michael Dirr (THE shrub expert) and named for his wife.  His introductions always speak for themselves!

Soil: Well-drained, fertile     H: 10' W: 10'      B/M: Light blue violet/ July-Frost if deadheaded

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

Attracts Hummingbirds Butterflies, Butterfly

Deer Resistant

OR

$12.99 Qt.

Buddleia davidii 'Evil Ways'         Butterfly Bush Evil Way    Sun        Zone: 5-10Buddleia davidii 'Evil Ways'         Butterfly Bush Evil Way

Butterflies can't resist Buddleia 'Evil Ways'!  This new introduction by Sean Hagan has 4-10" drooping, deep purple blooms which stand out again the chartreuse to yellow foliage.   And clearly, people are no better than the butterflies -- they can't resist it either!  :-)

Soil: Well-drained, fertile     H: 6-8'   W: 6-8'       B/M: Purple/ July-Frost if deadheaded

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

Attracts Hummingbirds Butterflies, Butterfly

Deer Resistant

OR

$15.99 Qt.

Buddleia davidii Lo and BeholdTM 'Blue Chip' PP#19,991   Dwarf Butterfly Bush    Sun      Zone: 5-9

Buddleia davidii Lo and BeholdTM 'Blue Chip' PP#19,991   Dwarf Butterfly Bush

The wave of the future - Miniature Buddleias and this is the first!  Proportionately huge flower with a sweet aroma on a little plant that literally grows inches a week!  At only 20" tall with a mounding habit.  It's a seedless Continuous Flowering cultivar that doesn't need pinching to keep pumping out big blue blooms.

Soil: Well-drained, fertile     H: 24-30"   W: 24-36"        B/M: Blue  / July-Frost

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

Attracts Hummingbirds Butterflies, Butterfly

Deer Resistant

OR

$15.99 Qt.

New 2017

Buddleia davidii Lo and BeholdTM 'Blue Chip Jr.' PP26581 Dwarf Butterfly Bush    Sun      Zone: 5-9

Buddleia davidii Lo and BeholdTM 'Blue Chip Jr.' PP26581 Dwarf Butterfly Bush

A smaller version of 'Blue Chip' with the same fragrant flowers, but just smaller!  A mere 24" x 24"

You can now have a Butterfly Bush (complete with Butterflies) on your patio!

Soil: Well-drained, fertile     H: 24"   W: 24"        B/M: Blue  / July-Frost

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

Attracts Hummingbirds Butterflies, Butterfly

Deer Resistant

OR

$15.99 Qt.

Buddleia davidii Lo and BeholdTM 'Ice Chip' PPAF    Miniature Butterfly Bush    Sun      Zone: 5-9

Buddleia davidii Lo and Behold 'Ice Chip' PPAF    Miniature Butterfly Bush

A wide spreading white dwarf Butterfly Bush from the Lo and Behold series with pure white blooms over silvery foliage.  It's seedless so it has continuous blooms without deadheading.  It's tidy, low spreading habit makes it the perfect ground covering plant. Prune back to the ground in late winter/early spring.

Soil: Well-drained, fertile     H: 18-24"   W: 24-36"        B/M: White/ July-Frost

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

Attracts Hummingbirds Butterflies, Butterfly

Deer Resistant

OR

$15.99 Qt.

Buddleia davidii Lo and BeholdTM 'Lilac Chip' PPAF    Miniature Butterfly Bush    Sun      Zone: 5-9

Buddleia davidii Lo and Behold 'Lilac Chip' PPAF    Miniature Butterfly Bush

Lilac Chip' is a dwarf, seedless Butterfly Bush which reblooms until frost without deadheading. It has soft, lavender-pink flowers and is more compact than it's cousin 'Blue Chip'.  Prune back to the ground in late winter/early spring.

Soil: Well-drained, fertile     H: 18-24"   W: 24-36"         B/M: Lilac/ July-Frost

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

Attracts Hummingbirds Butterflies, Butterfly

Deer Resistant

OR

$15.99 Qt.

Buddleia davidii Lo and BeholdTM 'Purple Haze' PPAF     STERILE Butterfly Bush    Sun    Zone: 5-9

Buddleia davidii Lo and Behold 'Purple Haze' PPAF     STERILE Butterfly BushThe horizontally growing branches produce masses of fragrant dark purple-blue flowers that grow outward and downward continuously thru the summer. A good groundcover for mass plantings as well as groupings in perennial and shrub gardens. Great for mass planting.  This is a STERILE variety that will not produce unwanted seedlings.

Soil: Well-drained, fertile     H: 24-36""   W: 36-48"         B/M: Purple/July-Frost

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

Attracts Hummingbirds Butterflies, Butterfly

Deer Resistant

OR

$15.99 Qt.

Buddleia davidii 'SMBDPB' PPAF  MERRY MAGIC® ORCHID Butterfly Bush    Sun    Zone: 5-9

Buddleia davidii 'SMBDPB' PPAF    MERRY MAGIC™ ORCHIDThese are some of, if not, the largest flowers found on Buddleia. Dark purple, fragrant and abundant blooms summer thru fall on arching gray green foliage.  Nice rounded form.  Not sterile but set very few seed which makes it bloom for a long time.

Soil: Well-drained, fertile      H: 4-5'  W: 4-5'   B/M:   Dark Purple/July-Frost

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

Attracts Hummingbirds Butterflies, Butterfly

Deer Resistant

OR

$12.99 Qt.

Buddleia lindleyana    Chinese Butterfly Bush    Sun     Zone: 5-10

Buddleia lindleyanaA huge, VIRTUALLY UNKNOWN, SPECTACULAR Buddleia with shiny green leaves, cinnamon trunks. This incredible plant has up to 24" long panicles of medium lavender flowers in summer. Slightly stoloniferous. Do not cut back like other buddleias.  Medium growth rate.  Do not cut to the ground (renewal pruning) as you do with other Buddleias.

Soil: Rich, well-drained       H:6'   W:3-4'       B/M: Medium lavender/Summer

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

Attracts Hummingbirds

Butterflies, Butterfly

Deer Resistant

$12.99 Qt.

Buddleia lindleyana 'Miss Vicie'     Chinese Butterfly Bush    Sun     Zone: 5-10

Buddleia lindleyana 'Miss Vicie'     Chinese Butterfly BushA hard to find cultivar of Chinese Butterfly Bush with 18" long plum colored flowers all summer long amidst shiny dark green leaves.  Also known as 'weeping butterfly bush'. Butterflies and Hummingbirds love it.  More compact, at 4' tall, than the species. Tolerates a variety of conditions but prefers full sun and well-drained soil.  Drought tolerant when established.

Soil: Rich, well-drained       H:6'   W:3-4'       B/M:   Plum /Summer

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

Attracts Hummingbirds

Butterflies, Butterfly

Deer Resistant

 

Hybrid Buddleias are just now coming into their own.  These are some of the finest garden plants: at least one of these should be a star in your garden! 

Key to symbols 

$13.99 Qt.

 

Buddleia x 'Miss Molly' PPAF       STERILE Compact Butterfly Bush       Sun    Zone: 5-9

Buddleia x 'Miss Molly' PPAF       Butterfly BushDeveloped at NCSU, joing her cousin, 'Miss Ruby',  this compact well branched bush remains neat in the garden. The STERILE Dark Sangria Red flowers blooming until frost are fragrant and may be exhibit a stronger color in the south. Very heat and drought tolerant. Great magnet for butterflies and hummingbirds. Silver green foliage if a superb backdrop for the brilliant flower color.

Soil: Well-drained, fertile      H:4-5'  W: 3-4'      B/M: Wine Red/July to Frost if deadheaded

 Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

Attracts Hummingbirds

Butterflies, Butterfly

Deer Resistant OR

$13.99 Qt.

 

Buddleia x 'Miss Ruby' PP19950    STERILECompact Butterfly Bush   Sun    Zone: 5-9

Buddleia x 'Miss Ruby' PP19950    Compact Butterfly Bush From a great new series of compact Buddleias and Miss Ruby is a gem of a plant noted for it's compact habit and remarkable, vivid, rich pink blooms. This color is unlike any other Butterfly Bush AND its over silver leaves on stems that are well-branched which means lots of stem tips for blooms -- it's loaded. Developed by Dr. Dennis Werner of the JC Raulston Arboretum in NC .

Soil: Well-drained          H: 4-5' W: 3-4'       B/M: Ruby pink/Autumn

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

Attracts Hummingbirds

Butterflies, Butterfly

Deer Resistant OR

$13.99 Qt.

Buddleia x 'Summer Skies' PP22465     Variegated Butterfly Bush      Sun        Zone:  5-9

Buddleia x 'Summer Skies' PP22465     Variegated Butterfly BushDeveloped at the University of Connecticut by Dr. Mark Brand and Dr. William Smith, 'Summer Skies is a chemically mutated seedling with dark green leaves with a wide yellow border that ages to cream. During late spring, the plants are covered with spikes of Violet Blue blooms that take your breath away.  A highly stable variety and highly scorch resistant.

Soil:  Moist but well-drained     H: 4-5'   W: 4-5'       B/M: Violet Blue/6-9

Attracts Hummingbirds

Butterflies, Butterfly

Deer Resistant

$12.99 Qt.

Buddleia x_weyeriana 'Honeycomb'      Hybrid Butterfly Bush    Sun    Zone: 5-9

Buddleia x_weyeriana 'Honeycomb'      Hybrid Butterfly BushHoneycomb’ is a beautiful yellow-flowered butterfly bush with an Orange eye. The upright-arching stems lend to a spreading habit and if not pruned back each year, it will grow taller. It is a hybrid (B. davidii var. magnifica x B. globosa) Flowers are fragrant, and, as the common name suggests, very attractive to butterflies. Lance-shaped silvery leaves (to 8” long).

Soil: Well-drained, fertile       H:5-10'  W: 4-8'       B/M:  Yellow/  July-Frost

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

Attracts Hummingbirds Butterflies, Butterfly

Deer Resistant

OR

 

How to care for your Boxwood

Thinning or Plucking!  from the National Arboretum  and more at the National Boxwood Society

Please note:  Boxwoods are slow plants.  These are first year plants and appropriately small for their age!  The very tiny, dwarf ones -- Green Pillow, Morris Dwarf -- will be lightly rooted in quart pots.  It takes a LONG time (years) for these little guys to grow.  BUT they're tough, easy and even though they're small, just be gentle in planting and they'll be fine.  

Key to symbols 

$11.99 Qt.

 

Buxus microphylla 'Jim Stauffer'      Jim's True Spreader Japanese Boxwood  SunLight ShadePart Shade     Zone: 5-9

Buxus microphylla 'Jim Stauffer'Lots of confusion on the name but we're going with the company that introduced it, Saunders Brothers (of Virginia).  AKA Jim's Tru Spreader, it's 3' tall and 4' wide in 15 years.  It's very similar to 'Green Beauty' but more spreading in habit at maturity and appears to be hardier (this per Saunders).  Good winter color.  There are some who say, it is possibly a form of B. sempervirens.    Makes an interesting Bonsai.

Soil: Well-drained      H: 3'  W: 4'     B/M: Greenish yellow/

Evergreen

Deer Resistant

$11.99 Qt.

New 6/22

 

Buxus microphylla var. koreana 'HNi'  (AKA B. sinica var. insularis)   Korean Boxwood  Sun Light Shade  Part Shade  Shade     Zone: 4-9

Buxus microphylla var. koreana 'HNi'  Korean BoxwoodA slow growing, upright, evergreen broadleaf shrub that is great in the border, as a foundation or specimen plant. Good in containers in Zone 7-9. A small leafed box that is easily pruned to size and/or shape. Has leaves that are rolled slightly downward and is one of the most cold hardy selections. Olive green in summer, it turns bronze green in winter. * We label our plant 'HNi' because the original plant came from cuttings from a plant at an arboretum tagged 'HNi'. We later found out that stood for Harris Nursery Inc in Tyler TX - where the plant came from and the name has just stuck in our database. It's just the typical great species, nothing different.

Soil:  Moist but well-drained    H:3-4'    W:4-5'      B/M:  Small but FRAGRANT/May

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

Deer Resistant

Evergreen

$11.99 Qt.

 

Buxus microphylla var. sinica  Chinese Boxwood     Sun Light Shade  Part Shade  Shade       Zone: 4-9

Buxus microphylla var. sinicaLustrous green leaves that are bigger than other 'Little Leaf' Boxwoods.  The leaves are bright green, 1 1/2" long and oblong -- not as dark as the lustrous, dark green color of the English Boxwood.  The foliage is darker in the shade than the sun.  Great in the rock garden, as edging borders or in containers (in warm zones).   From China.  The J.C.Raulston Arboretum say it, "should be considered for wider use in the southeastern US."  

Soil:  Moist but well-drained    H: 32"  W: 24" in 20 years     Small but FRAGRANT/May

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

Deer Resistant

Evergreen

Back to the Plants Page  or on to the Ca-Ch Page 

     

 

Spigelia marilandica

Spigelia marilandica

Geranium phaeum 'Raven'

Geranium phaeum 'Raven'

Echinacea purpurea 'Fragrant Angel' PP16054

Echinacea purpurea 'Fragrant Angel' PP16054

Peltoboykinia watanabei

Peltoboykinia watanabei

Helleborus x hybridus 'Sparkling Diamond'

Helleborus 'Sparkling Diamond'

Contact Us

but please read the information on that page - it answers almost ALL questions!  :-)

Nursery for Sale      and       What that means to our customers :-)