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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.)

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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!

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Forsythias make great cut flowers and can be cut before blooming and brought in to 'Force' early blooms!  

$15.99 Qt.

Forsythia x 'Mindor' PP199,321    Forsythia Show OffTM      Border Forsythia      Sun    Zone: 4-8 

Forsythia x 'Mindor' PP199,321    Forsythia Show OffTM      Border ForsythiaThis is NOT your Grandma's Forsythia!  It's compact, smothered with bloom from bottom to top - really!  And why is that so special?  Well, because previously, Forsythias didn't bloom on stems that were less than a year old so all the new growth had no blooms.  Not so our little  Forsythia 'Show Off'TM .  She's a 6'x6' ball of blooms and doesn't need to be whacked and pruned.  Please, use the pruners on something that needs it and leave her alone -- she's stunning just like she is! 

Soil: Prefers loose, well-drained but takes most any.      H: 5-6'  W: 5-6'     B/M: Yellow/4-5

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

$15.99 Qt.

Forsythia x 'Minfor6' PPAF   FORSYTHIA SHOW OFFTM STARLET   COMPACT Border Forsythia    Sun   Z 4-8 

Forsythia x 'Minfor6' PPAF      Forsythia Show OffTM Starlet    Border ForsythiaAnother really compact Show OffTM Forsythia that doesn't need pruning.  A bright yellow ball of blooms with more bloom power than old Forsythia - blooms all the way up to the top of the stem, not just on the lower, old wood.  Just like it's sister 'Show Off' but in a much smaller form.

Soil: Prefers loose, well-drained but takes most any.      H: 2-3'  W: 3-4'    B/M: Yellow/4-5

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

$15.99 Qt.

Forsythia x 'Nimbus' PP238383  FORSYTHIA SHOW OFFTM SUGAR BABY Miniature Border Forsythia Sun Z:4-8 

Forsythia x 'Nimbus' PP238383     Forsythia Show OffTM Sugar Baby Miniature Border ForsythiaA miniature variety with an exceptional floral display - more flowers per inch gives it an outstanding floral display with little need for shearing and pruning.  A very compact, dwarf plant by nature.

Soil: Prefers loose, well-drained but takes most any.      H: 1.5-2.5'  W: 2-3'    B/M: Yellow/4-5

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

$11.99 Qt.

Forsythia suspensa var. sieboldii     Forsythia, Border Weeping     Sun    Zone:5-8 

Forsythia suspensa var. sieboldiiA marvelous specimen plant. Forsythias are one of the best selling shrubs and for good reason. Weeping forsythia is upright, arching, almost fountain-like with slender, long, trailing pendulous branches which distinguishes it from the species. It is a most graceful shrub and it can even be trained on an arbor to appear as a Forsythia vine reaching more than 10' tall or wide.

Soil: Prefers loose, well-drained but takes most any.      H: 8-10' W: 10-15'      B/M: Yellow/4-5

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

$13.99 Qt.

Forsythia x intermedia 'Courdijau' pp#13,050   (Golden PeepTM)       Sun        Zone:(5)6-8

Forsythia x intermedia 'Courdijau'Forsythia x intermedia 'Courdijau' is an absolute ball of gold in May, blooming from top to bottom.  With compact branching, the dwarf fits into any garden -- only 18-30" at maturity -- it rarely requires pruning. The latest introduction in the Forsythia breeding program in the INRA research station in Angers, France.    

Soil: Prefers well-drained but takes most any      H: 18-30" W: 36"      B/M: Yellow/ Spring

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

$11.99 Qt.

Forsythia x intermedia 'Fiesta'     Forsythia, Variegated     SunLight Shade  Zone: 5-8

Forsythia x intermedia 'Fiesta' Festive yellow and green variegated leaves and red stems create a big splash. Oh yes, it flowers too. Introduced by Duncan & Davies of New Zealand. This cultivar is one of the best with variegated leaves. The foliage is green with a deep yellow center, and the markings are retained well. Beautiful RED stems. Grows wider than tall.   The Variegated foliage moves this Forsythia out of the 'one season' Spring category because it's lovely from spring through late Fall.

Soil: Prefers well-drained but takes most any.      H: 3-4' W: 5-6'      B/M: Yellow/ Spring

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

$11.99 Qt.

Forsythia x intermedia 'Gold Leaf'    Gold Leaf Forsythia       SunLight ShadePart Shade   Zone: 5-8

Forsythia x intermedia 'Gold Leaf'A truly distinctive Forsythia that has 3 season interest.  It has the same great golden yellow blooms that are so appreciated in the spring but from the time it leafs out in spring until it goes dormant in the Fall, it has truly spectacular gold foliage.  Even in a fair bit of shade, the gold holds.  A real Eye-Catcher!  We are listing it as part shade and feel it will probably do better with some shade than in full sun where the foliage may bleach in hot zones.  In colder areas, sun should be fine. 

Soil: Prefers well-drained but takes most any.      H: 3-4' W: 5-6'     B/M: Yellow/ Spring

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

$13.99 Qt.

 

Fothergilla x 'Mount Airy' (Mt. Airy)  Dwarf Fothergilla, Witch Alder, Bottlebrush    SunLight ShadePart Shade  Z: (4)5-8

Fothergilla x 'Mount Airy'A new selection introduced by Michael Dirr -- the guy who wrote the green book that every nurseryman runs for when they have a shrub question! Selected for good dark green foliage, superb, consistent yellow-orange-red fall color, abundant flowers and more upright form. The white flowers are FRAGRANT. A trouble-free Native. Mixes well with Azaleas & Rhododendrons with a totally different effect than they have.  Needs some shade in warmer zone.   Great Plant Picks - Miller Botanical Garden. Is probably a cross between two southeastern U. S. natives, F. gardenii and F. major. It is taller than the former but shorter than the latter and blooms before foliage.

Soil: Acid, well-drained, just like for Azaleas        H:3-5'   W:       B/M: White/4-5

or hybrid.

Great Plant Picks

  'Hardy' Gardenias

Those gardener's in colder zones that dream of having a Gardenia in Zone 6 have a few more choices than in previous years HOWEVER, please know that they still take proper siting in a protected spot, protection from wind (maybe burlap or shrub coat - which gives another 1/2 zone of warmth and protection), adequate mulching, proper soil pH 5-6 (Acid), VERY well-drained soil, planting early in the planting season so they're well-rooted and prepared for winter.  Planting in Fall in marginally hardy zones will almost surely bring failure.  Plants need some shade, even in winter.   I see these plants 'bashed' on Forums because they didn't survive and invariably they were planted in Fall, in clay, etc. and as the kids say, "Well duh!"  And for our quart size plants, maybe a winter indoors until they get some size although that also takes skill.   You can grow these in Zone 6 BUT you must take the care and time to give the plant what it needs.    Site properly, out of the wind and against a foundation or a stone wall or so that a large evergreens shade them from PM sun and mulch well the first season or two.  DO NOT fertilize in Fall but in March and June if using time release fertilizer but NOT FALL.   Gardenias, in all honesty, are probably not for the beginning gardener unless you can be meticulous to detail.  But when grown properly they're amazing!

 

$13.99 Qt.

Gardenia augusta 'Double Mint' PPAF      Hardy Gardenia   Cape Jasmine       Light ShadePart Shade     Z: (6B)7-9

Gardenia augusta 'Double Mint' PPAF      Hardy Gardenia   Cape JasmineA somewhat shorter form of 'Frostproof' but with the same powerfully fragrant 2" double blooms over a fairly long season.  And the folks who introduced it and applied for the patent say that it's hardy to zone 6B but we're still putting that in parenthesis!  Lustrous dark evergreen foliage.

Soil:  Moist, well-drained ACID      H: 2.5-3'   W: 2.5-3'       B/M:   White/5-7

Evergreen

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$13.99 Qt.

Gardenia augusta 'Double Mint' PPAF      Hardy Gardenia   Cape Jasmine       Light ShadePart Shade     Z: (6B)7-9

Gardenia augusta 'Double Mint' PPAF      Hardy Gardenia   Cape JasmineA somewhat shorter form of 'Frostproof' but with the same powerfully fragrant 2" double blooms over a fairly long season.  And the folks who introduced it and applied for the patent say that it's hardy to zone 6B but we're still putting that in parenthesis!  Lustrous dark evergreen foliage.

Soil:  Moist, well-drained ACID      H: 2.5-3'   W: 2.5-3'       B/M:   White/5-7

Evergreen

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$12.99 Qt.

Gardenia jasminoides 'Kleim's Hardy'    Hardy Gardenia, Cape Jasmine      Light ShadePart Shade     Zone: (5)6-10

Gardenia jasminoides 'Kleim's HardyOne of the hardiest Gardenias - much hardier than the double flowering forms. Evergreen down to -3 degrees. 2" very Fragrant, creamy white blooms. 6,7,8Should be planted next to the house, both, so you can appreciate the fragrance and because it's more protected than out in the open. Needs good protection in Zone 6B.  Orange 1" berries.  The most compact form.

Soil: Moist but VERY well-drained, ACID      H:3'  W:3'    B/M:  White/6-8

Evergreen

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

$12.99 Qt.

Gardenia jasminoides 'BAB' PP22797   SUMMER SNOW® Double Hardy Gardenia    SunLight ShadePart Shade   Zone: 6-10

Gardenia jasminoides 'BAB' PP22797   Summer Snow® Double Hardy GardeniaNew to the trade with elegant, pure white double flowers accent dark green, glossy foliage.  One of the tallest of the 'Hardy Gardenias'.  Place near a walkway so you can enjoy the scent when you walk by. Or bring the smell indoors - makes a great cut flower!  With over 10 years of development and test studies, SUMMER SNOW® was grown to be a sturdy breed of Gardenia with greater resistance to cold climates.  

Soil: Moist but VERY well-drained, ACID      H:5'   W:5'         B/M:  White/5-8

Evergreen

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

 

Gelsemium sempervirens are on the Vines Page

Evergreen

$10.99 Qt.

Genista tinctoria      Dyer's Broom        Zone:4-7      Sun

BEAUTIFUL, deciduous shrub with bright green leaves. 1/2" pea flowers, appear in leafy spikes at the ends of the branches. when mixed with woad, it produces the dye color, Lincoln Green, the color worn by Robin Hood or so legend says! Does not like to be moved. Really pretty, unknown shrub grown here from cuttings.  A native of northwestern Europe.

Soil: Light (even poor) well-drained      H: 2-3' W: 2-3'        B/M: Yellow/Summer

 

 

$10.99 Qt.

 

Hibiscus dasycalyx    Naches River Mallow      Zone: 6B-10, maybe colder      SunLight ShadePart Shade

Hibiscus dasycalyx    Naches River MallowAn endangered native of the mallow family.  Easy to grow, it's native to the Naches River basin in Texas where it's almost extinct due to loss of habitat and, as our favorite horticulture expert/comedian, Tony Avent, describes as "sexual misconduct with H. militaris"!   Snow white, 4" flowers sport a burgundy-red eye on stems clothed in 3-lobed leaves which are almost threadlike.  This fingerlike foliage emerges red then turns green.

Soil: Ave. to Moist      H: 3-4 W:        B/M:   White/Summer

US Native Plants

Attracts Hummingbirds

Attracts Butterflies

 

Humulus lupulus 'Aurea'    Golden Hops Vine     On the Vines Page  

 

Hydrangeas as Cut Flowers:  Because of the woody stem, they need somewhat different care.  Place stems in a bucket of ice water, pierce the stems with a needle in numerous places so they can absorb more water and not wilt and leave them in ice water for 4-6 hours.  Place them in your favorite vase with plant food.  Replace the water every 3 days with cold water and at that time, clip the bottom of the stem 1/2" underwater so that water can continue to be absorbed.  Don't place in full sun or a blowing fan and enjoy their blooms for up to 12 days!  A little more trouble than Perennial Cut Flowers, but oo-la-la, so worth the trouble.  Obviously, you can also just dry them for dried arrangements.

$15.99 Qt.

 

Hydrangea arborescens ‘NCAH1' ppaf (INVINCIBELLE™ Spirit)  Pink Annabell Hydrangea  Z: 3-9    Part Shade Best

Hydrangea arborescens ‘NCAH1' ppaf (INVINCIBELLE™ Spirit)

'Invincibelle Spirit' is the first pink flowered form of 'Annabell' Hydrangea - thus the various plays on word -- the 'Bell' of 'Annabell' but in the French spelling because 'belle' means Beautiful!  Aptly named!  An easy to grow Hydrangea, she blooms superbly and is just as dependable and cold hardy as 'Annabelle' (the best known form of H. arborescens) but with a profusion of deep pink flowers, up to 10" in diameter from early summer to frost.  And it's heat tolerant to boot.  A percentage of the sales from this plant, through the Trademark Holder, funds critical cancer research.  Blooms every year even when cut back hard, thus can be used for a hedge that needs periodic pruning in late winter, early spring

Soil: Evenly moist but well drained    H: 3-4'   W: 3-4'     B/M:  Pink/6-10

 

 

 

Hydrangea blue and pink TNHydrangea macrophylla -- The Big Leaf Hydrangea - From the coastal area of Japan

While certain new cultivars have a stronger tendency toward pink or blue, the soil pH effects most of them.  Acid soil (lower than pH 6.5) soil produces blue flowers and Neutral/Limey soil (pH 6.5 to 7.5), lime, produces pink flowers.  Soil should be well-endowed with organic matter and moisture retentive.   In colder areas, Zone 6 (5), Hydrangeas are fine in full sun .  In warmer areas, Zone 7 and south, they appreciate some shade .  Prune after flowering: they bloom on old wood.    The Big-Leaf hydrangeas have two types of blooms -- Mopheads with round bloom heads and Lacecaps -- with flat blooms featuring small fertile blooms in the center and large, (sometimes double) non-fertile blooms on the outside.  PRUNE immediately after flowering.

A MUST READ ARTICLE on the New Hydrangeas.  If you think they're too common, or too coarse for you garden, then you don't know about the new ones!  Oo-la-la...

$15.99 Qt.

 

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Atlantic'   Compact Big Leaf Hydrangea     Z:(5)6-9   Sun Z6 Part Shade Z7-9

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Atlantic'   Big Leaf HydrangeaLarge pink summer flowers, up to 6" change to green with age. Compact, medium size hydrangea. Very disease resistant. Soil pH will affect bloom color.  Sturdy stems just will not flop from the weight of the big blooms!  Great color change as the blooms age.  Superb for cutting.

Soil:  Moist but well-drained           H: 3-4'   W: 2-4'          B/M: Pink to green  /7-9

$16.99 Qt.

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Berlin Rabe' PP10,912  CITYLINE® BERLIN  Big Leaf Hydrangea Z:(5)6Sun  7-9Part Shade

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Berlin Rabe' PP10,912  CITYLINE® BERLINBlue or pink mophead blooms with chartreuse centers. Even in full heavy bloom, Berlin' doesn't flop.  This improved Garman hybrid has sturdy stems and super mildew resistance..  Requires NO PRUNING! *Flower color is affected by pH - more pink in acid more blue in limey..

Soil:  Moist but well-drained           H:1-3'  W:           B/M: Fuchsia or blue  /7-9

$15.99 Qt.

 

Hydrangea macrophylla 'CitylineTM Mars' PPAF   Big Leaf Hydrangea       Z:(5)6-9      Sun Z6 Part Shade Z6-9

Hydrangea macrophylla 'CitylineTM Mars' PPAF   Big Leaf Hydrangea A small hydrangeas with big, heavy magenta and white two-toned flowers on strong stems.  The long lasting blooms can be changed from magenta-red to blue by adding aluminum sulfate to the soil.  Blooms age to a lovely green.  Compact and mildew resistant.

Soil:  Moist but well-drained           H: 1-3'   W:2-4'          B/M: Magenta and white in neutral soil/6-9

$15.99 Qt.

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Enziandom'     Big Leaf Hydrangea     Z:(5)6-9   Sun Z6 Part Shade Z7-9

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Enziandom'     Big Leaf Hydrangea 'Enziandom' has absolutely Show-stopping color has made this hydrangea a favorite of florists and landscapers. Blooms deep blue in acid soil or vivid pink in neutral to limey soil  'Enziandom' also resists scorching better than others in hot afternoon sun. Beautiful dark green foliaged plant turns dark red to copper in the autumn.

Soil:  Moist but well-drained           H: 5'   W:           B/M:  Vivid Blue or Vivid Pink/7-9

$16.99 Qt.

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Gugozam' (GUILDED GOLD™) Big Leaf Hydrangea     Z:(5)6-9   Sun Z6 Part Shade Z7-9

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Gugozam' (GUILDED GOLD™) Big Leaf Hydrangea Rich green leaves with a gold border on this Lace Cap Hydrangea. *Flower color is affected by pH - blue in acid, pink in alkaline.

Soil:  Moist but well-drained           H:   W:           B/M: *Pink or blue/7-9

$16.99 Qt.

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Königstein'     Big Leaf Hydrangea     Z:(5)6-9   Sun Z6 Part Shade Z7-9

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Königstein'     Big Leaf HydrangeaExtremely dark red to purple blooms are just fabulous on this prolific blooming five foot hydrangea. Dark green and deeply veined leaves really add texture and dimension to this plant.  *Flower color is affected by pH - more red in acid more purple in limey.

Soil:  Moist but well-drained           H: 5'   W:           B/M: Red to purple /7-9

$16.99 Qt.

 

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Lemonhoff'    Big Leaf Hydrangea     Z:(5)6-9   Sun Z6 Part Shade Z7-9

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Lemonhoff'    Big Leaf Hydrangea6-8" blooms open with a white center, turn blue or pink depending on soil then gradually turn green, then surprise, age to red if in sufficient sun.  If you're all about dried flowers and especially if you live in the north,it's a moderately strong bloomer and supremely long lasting dried flowers - reports say the longest dried flower for Hydrangeas and holds the red color.  *Flower color is affected by pH - blue in acid, pink in alkaline. Mophead blooms regardless of soil, end up red. 

Soil:  Moist but well-drained           H: 5'  W: 5'          B/M: Rich pink or blue changing to red  /7-9

$16.99 Qt.

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Rosita'    Big Leaf Hydrangea     Z:(5)6-9   Sun Z6 Part Shade Z7-9

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Rosita'    Big Leaf Hydrangea

'Rosita' is a Mophead type Hydrangea with large, rounded heads which start out somewhat folded up like Origami flowers, and lime green!   It gradually develops red tips and as it opens and expands it eventually turns a really deep, rich rose. (If your soil is very acid, the color will be a mauve pink, but lime can change that.) 

Soil:  Moist but well-drained           H: 3-5'   W: 3-5'          B/M: Deep, rich rose /7-9

$16.99 Qt.

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Zebra' PP18688      ONYX™ Big Leaf Hydrangea     Z:(5)6-9   Sun Z6 Part Shade Z7-9

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Zebra' PP18688      ONYX™ Big Leaf HydrangeaNo, it's not stripped!  BUT it is black and white!  Prolific white 3"x 5" Mophead blooms on strong black stems and on both OLD and NEW wood. Blooms start out chartreuse green and turn sparkling white. Perfect in the garden but also small enough to live as the focal point of a high-rise apartment balcony.  Doesn't mind being cut back hard to 6" in winter!

Soil:  Moist but well-drained           H: 4'   W: 2'      B/M:White /7-9

$12.99 Qt.

Hydrangea paniculata 'Burgundy Lace    Panicle Hydrangea          SunLight Shade     Zone: 3-9

Hydrangea paniculata 'Burgundy Lace'      Panicle Hydrangea'Burgundy Lace' usually grows wider than tall but can reach up to 14' if happy.  When grown in full sun, the sterile flowers turn from creamy white in July to a lovely pink, then maturing to mauve and light violet in September.  The large panicled flowers heads have an average lent of 6" wide by 10" in length.  Blooms lovely on the plant but not as suitable for drying as are some.

Soil: MOIST but well-drained        H: 8-14'   W:        B/M:  Cream turning to mauve/7-10

 

$13.99 Qt.

 

Hydrangea paniculata 'Little Lamb' PP15,395    Panicle Hydrangea     SunLight Shade    Zone: 3-8 per MOBOT

Hydrangea paniculata 'Little Lamb' PP15,395Unique in Hydrangeas because the petals are the smallest of any Hydrangea.  The tight, delicate flower heads are like little dancing lambs floating about the compact foliage.  This delightful shrub blooms in mid-summer and continues into autumn.  The pure white blooms blend with everything and just light up the garden.  Indifferent to pH -- who cares about blues and pinks and how to get the color you want when you can have a 'Little Lamb' in your garden.  Reliable, cold hardy and can be easily maintained as a plant than 4-6 which it will reach if left to it's own devices.  More delicate than it's relative - Pee Gee Hydrangea.  Hybridized by the famous Plantswoman Jelena DeBelder of Belgium.

Soil:  MOIST but well-drained    H:  6-8'  W:  4-6'    B/M:  White/7-9

$13.99 Qt.

Hydrangea paniculata 'Little Quick Fire' PPAF   Compact Panicle Hydrangea     SunLight Shade    Zone: 3-8 per MOBOT

Hydrangea paniculata 'Little Quick Fire' PPAF  Panicle HydrangeaA compact Panicle Hydrangea that blooms a MONTH earlier than most hydrangeas with white blooms that turn fiery pink aging to a deep burgundy red and do that before other varieties even start to bloom.  Color is not affected by soil pH in Panicle Hydrangeas and because they bloom on old wood, frost doesn't zap the blooms, to they bloom consistently ever year.  Most cultivars get very large, the 'LITTLE Quick Fire' will in even small gardens.

Soil:  MOIST but well-drained         H: 3-5'  W: 4-7'       B/M:  White to fiery pink/6-9

$11.99 Qt.

 

Hydrangea paniculata 'Tardiva'   Panicle Hydrangea    SunLight Shade      Zone: 3-8

Hydrangea paniculata 'Tardiva'A wonderful, airy form of paniculata that can be trained to tree form unlike other species.  Great winter interest after the white 8" tall panicled blooms fade -- which they don't do for a long time!   A large plant that can be pruned most anytime except right before bloom to keep smaller.  Unlike most Hydrangeas, H. paniculata are happy in full sun with adequate moisture.  Vigorous, upright and a rapid grower.  Disease free.

Soil:  MOIST but well-drained    H:8-10'  W:7-10'      B/M:  White/7-9

 

$16.99 Qt.

New 2/3

Hydrangea paniculata 'Vlasveld02' PPAF    CONFETTI®  Panicle Hydrangea          SunLight Shade     Zone: 4-9

Hydrangea paniculata 'Vlasveld02' PPAF CONFETTILarge, lightly scented flower with lovely flowers with a very fine, lovely flower structure.  Blooms are a mix of pink and white with a bit of green on the tips.  From early summer to late autumn it's covered with blooms on a compact, bushy shrub that's 30" wide and 47" tall with strong branches. Superb on small terraces, balconies and in containers.  Can even blend into the taller flower border.

Soil: MOIST but well-drained        H:47"  W: 30"        B/M: Pink, white w/ green /7-10

 

Hypericum - St. John's Wort

A huge genus with sizes ranging from teeny tiny to big, green leaved to variegated to Tri-Color.  Plants for Ornamental use and Medical use.  Some are noxious weeds, some are aggressive (which is great for erosion and in the right spot) and some are treasures!

 

$11.99 Qt.

 

Hypericum androsaemum 'Albury Purple'    Hypericum, Albury Purple     Zone: 5-8     SunLight ShadePart Shade

Hypericum androsaemum 'Albury Purple'This hypericum produces large, purple-flushed leaves and is often considered to be the best Hypericum. Leaves turn greener in midsummer. Vigorous, spreading bushy shrub. Attractive berries ripen from red to black. 3/4" yellow blooms. Tough, dependable shrub.    The species is native to the open woodsides of Eurasia.

Soil: Moist, but well-drained       H: 2-3' W: 3'       B/M: Light yellow/ 7-8

 

 

$11.99 Qt.

 

Hypericum calycinum 'Brigadoon'      Golden  St. Johnswort   Zone:5-9    SunLight ShadePart Shade

Hypericum 'Brigadoon'This form of the standard St. Johnswort has golden foliage tinged with amber.  A bright new foliage color for shady spots.  Large 2" yellow flowers with long, fluffy stamens are beautiful.   Flowers appear singly or in groups of 2-3 and can literally cover the plant when in bloom.  Tough once established.  Native from Bulgaria and Turkey.

Soil:  Moist but well-drained       H: 6-10" W: Indef.        B/M: Yellow/7-8

$11.99 Qt.

 

Hypericum frondosum 'Sunburst'     Sunburst Hypericum   Zone: 5-8   SunLight ShadePart Shade

Hypericum frondosum 'Sunburst'A great, low maintenance shrub for the mixed border.  It forms 3' mounds of blue-green foliage and in mid-summer is topped by bright gold, 2" 'Starburst' blooms that continue thru September.  Mature stems and branches are clothed in reddish bark that shreds and peels in thin flakes. This is a mounding Hypericum, not spreading.

Soil: Well-drained    H: 3'  W: 3'   B/M:  Yellow/ 7-9

 

$15.99 Qt.

Hypericum 'Kolmatri’ PPAF     MAGICAL® TRIUMPH  St. Johnswort      Zone: 5-9   SunLight ShadePart Shade

Hypericum x inodorum 'Kolmotti' PPAF     MAGICAL® TRIUMPH  St. JohnswortA new rust resistant selection from Plants Nouveau , features deep green leaves that show off the GINORMOUS berries the color of a ripe, juicy watermelon from late summer into the fall. Stunning in planters and pots in the fall with silver leafed plants.  From the Magical®  Series -- a new line of St. John’s Wort that gives break-through, saturated colors that have never been seen before.

Soil: Well-drained    H: 2.5-3'   W: 2.5-3'     B/M:  Yellow/5-6

 

$12.99 Qt.

Ilex crenata 'Sky Pencil'      Japanese Holly    Zone: 5-8   SunLight ShadePart Shade

Ilex crenata 'Sky Pencil'Introduced by the National Arboretum. Vertical accent for small spaces in the landscape and foundation. Specimen or group. Good corner planting. Also effective as a narrow hedge or screen. So, this unique holly can edge, hedge or just decorate your garden! A National Arboretum Introduction.

Soil: Moist but well-drained       H: 6-10'  W:2.5-3'    B/M:  White Insignificant bloom

Evergreen

$11.99 Qt.

Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet'      Virginia Sweetspire, Henry's Garnet    Zone: 5-9      SunLight ShadePart Shade

Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet'Henry's Garnet is superior to common Sweetspire. Selected for brilliant reddish-purple fall color and 6" long flowers. Native shrub valued for lightly fragrant flowers and spectacular fall color. Holds leaves late in the winter. Forms colonies. Received the prestigious Styer Award plus Plants of Merit - Missouri Botanical Garden.

Soil: Moist fertile best; average OK; PH adaptable      H: 4-6' W: 5-7'      B/M: White June-July

Plants of Merit

$13.99 Qt.

Itea yunnanensis    Chinese Sweetspire       Zone:  6B-9   SunLight ShadePart Shade

Itea yunnanensisGrows at altitudes of 3000 meters so may be more cold hardy than 6B)  I know of at least one garden in 6B where it's lived since 2000.  It does die back to the ground in 6B.

Shrub or small tree from China.  Young branches are yellow-green turning to brown with age.  FRAGRANT blooms in racemes terminal, nodding to pendulous.  Blooms are numerous, often 3-clustered and 7" long.  Similar to Itea ilicifolia but this has narrower leaf blades, usually twice as long as wide with a more densely spinose serrate margin.  Foliage is somewhat like a holly and evergreen in mild climates.

Soil: Moist but well-drained      H: 10-15'   W:       B/M: Greenish White/May

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

Evergreen

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