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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/vine 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 shrubs/vines you should take the time to look at these links!  
About Deer and Vines.  Many plants below are listed as Deer Resistant.  Not deer proof, mind you.  If a deer is starving he will eat anything but Wisteria.  They have to be on death's door to eat Wisteria.  

$14.99 Qt.

Actinidia arguta x melandra 'Ken's Red'    Female Hardy Kiwi     SunLight ShadePart Shade    Zone: (5)6-9

Actinidia arguta 'Ken's Red'    Female Hardy KiwiActinidia 'Ken's Red' is a FEMALE Hardy Kiwi that needs a mate and bears large fruit that have red to near-black skin on ripening.  The inner fruit itself is of course delicious and blushing rose!  Named for the late New Zealand horticulturist Ken Nobbs, who created this unique variety.  One of the largest hardy kiwis.  Often bears VERY heavy one year and very little or none the next.

Soil: Well-drained      H:4-10''  W: Varies w/ support      B/M: White /June

Twiner

$13.99 Qt.

Actinidia kolomikta 'Arctic Beauty'      MALE Kiwi Vine, Variegated          Z: 4-9   

Ornamental vine with beautiful white and pink variegated foliage which does not appear until the 3rd or 4th year.  This might be the prettiest vine on the market because it's beauty doesn't depend on it's fragrant flowers -- they are just a delicious bonus!  This is primarily a foliage plant, as a male doesn't make fruit BUT will pollinate Female Actinidia kolomikta or even increase fruit set on 'Issai' above.

Soil:  Moist but well-drained    H: 15'  W: Varies w/ support       B/M:  White/4-5

Twiner 

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

$11.99 Qt.

Actinidia polygama     Silvervine, Silver Vine, Silver Vine Kiwi      SunLight ShadePart Shade       Zone: 4-8

Actinidia polygamaAKA. Trochostigma polygama, Actinidia volubilis  A vigorous deciduous climbing vine that flowers in June.  The plants are male or female and at this time, we haven't separated them into sex.  There are some reports of a hermaphrodite forms, thus self fertile.  This is important only IF you want to grow them for seed.  They are attractive to cats and actually a sedative for felines and, as such, used in large quantity to sedate Lions, so,  if you have rowdy Lions, Tigers, etc. in your neighborhood...  The leaves are ovate, 6" long, often variegated w/ white or pale yellow - the primary reason for growing this plant is the foliage - the fruit is astringent and peppery.  Best foliage color in full sun.  Yellow fruit if both male and female are present.

Soil: Rich, moist     H: 16-17'  W:     B/M: White/5-6

Twiner

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

$11.99 Qt.

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Akebia quinata 'Shiro Bana'   White-Flowered Chocolate Vine, Five-Leaf Akebia    Z:5-8   

Akebia quinata 'Shiro Bana'   White-Flowered Chocolate Vine, Five-Leaf AkebiaVigorous, fast-growing vine with 2-5" wide palmately compound foliage which, in spring, has sweetly scented pendulous clusters of white flowers (as opposed to purple-brown for the species).  These are followed by 2-4" dark purple tropical tasting, edible long fruit used for jelly and juice.  Semi-evergreen in warmer areas.  Needs regular water the first season.  Prune back after flowering in spring.  Two varieties are needed however for fruit production.  This is a vigorous vine that needs yearly pruning and kept in place on it's support.  It's particularly strong growing on the East Coast; not as much so on the West Coast.

Soil:  Well-drained        H: 20-40'  W:  Varies with support        B/M:  White/Spring

 

 

Dutchman's Pipes or Aristolochia 

Play an important role in the life of native Pipevine Swallowtail -PVS- butterfly. The flowers provide nectar for the butterflies and the leaves are an important food source for the caterpillars of this butterfly.  (Obviously, while in the Butterfly stage, PVS also like the nectar from Buddleias - shown at left!)  The vines are vigorous enough to share there foliage with the PVS when in the caterpillar stage.

Aristolochias are always very late to break Dormancy - show growth after their winter rest!  This may cause a shipping delay in early spring.  We prefer to wait until they start to leaf out.  They also do not start to form the current year's feeder roots until the new growth starts.  

 

$16.99 Qt.

Aristolochia durior (macrophylla)  Hardy Dutchman's Pipe       Zone: 4-8    

Aristolochia durior (microphylla) Grown primarily for it beautiful, heart-shaped, HUGE dark green leaves, 6-10" wide but it does also have small, 2" Mahogany & cream blooms (like a Meerschaum pipe) in late spring.  Withstands urban pollution, is rarely bothered by diseases or insects and creates a dense shade.  Rapid growth once established so it needs a strong support.  Native to Pennsylvania down thru Georgia.  For more information and photos see this Univ. of Connecticut page.

Soil:  Well-drained   H: 30'  W: Varies w/ support    B/M:  Mahogany & cream/Late Spring

Twiner

US Native Plants

Butterfly Host Plant

 

Bignonias are always slow to break dormancy in spring and send out new foliage.  If you're ordering for an early spring arrival (live in the Deep South), the plants may have no leaves.  This does not mean that they are puny or sick or dead!  They're just slowly waking up from their winter nap.  If you prefer that they be fully leafed out before shipping, please tell us and we will delay shipping until they are.  In March, early April, the Bignonias will almost always just be 2 or 3 cut back, bare stems.  They generally leaf out in mid-April.

Please note:  As young plants, Bignonias are slow.  It is not atypical for 'yearlings' to be somewhat diminutive plants that probably won't have roots that fill out the quart pot they're planted in.  This is normal.  They're potted in late winter but pretty much sit patiently and wait until hot weather -- May-June before they start growing.  You will see a marked jump in growth the second year and thereafter.

 

$13.99 Qt.

Bignonia capreolata   Crossvine or Anisostichus   Z: 6-9  

Bignonia capreolataSemi-evergreen, self-clinging vine. Handsome foliage & flowers are principal ornamental features. Excellent for covering a fence or trellis. Should be more widely used. Foliage is not as heavy as many vines, so it's good for lighter weight trellises or where you don't want a solid cover. Mocha scented blooms. Takes deep shade but flowers better with sun.

Soil:  Moist but well-drained     H: 30'   W: Varies w/ support     B/M: Orange/4-5

Clinger + Twiner 

US Native Plants

Attracts Hummingbirds Attracts Butterflies

$14.99 Qt.

Bignonia capreolata 'Atrosanguinea'     Red Crossvine or Anisostichus   Z: 6-9  

Bignonia capreolata 'Atrosanguinea'     Red Crossvine or AnisostichusA cultivar noted for its dark purplish-red trumpet shaped flowers which can be spectacular in bloom.  Foliage is evergreen in the South but turns reddish-purple in fall in colder areas followed by leaf drop.  Blooms are FRAGRANT and followed by greenish, pod-like seed capsules to 7" long and mature in late summer, persisting into fall. Tolerates dense shade.

Soil:  Moist but well-drained     H: 15-30'   W: 6-9' Varies w/ support     B/M: Dark Purplish Red /5-6

Clinger + Twiner 

Attracts Hummingbirds Attracts Butterflies

$16.99 Qt.

Bignonia capreolata 'Dragon Lady'    Ruby Colored Crossvine      Z: 5-9  

Bignonia capreolata 'Dragon Lady'A wonderful, fairly new to the trade Bignonia that was awarded the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's Gold Medal Award.  Cultivars, such as 'Dragon Lady' are more restrained in growth than the species.  Best growth obtained in cool zones in full sun but will take shade.  Evergreen in warm areas, semi-evergreen in cooler areas with burgundy hues to the foliage.  Distinctive, orange-tinged ruby blooms, rather than the typical orange.  A nice color change.  Hardier and more floriferous than the species.

Soil: Moist but well-drained       H: 20'   W: Varies with support       B/M:  Ruby red/6-7

Clinger + Twiner 

Attracts Hummingbirds Attracts Butterflies

$14.99 Qt.

Bignonia capreolata 'Tangerine Beauty'   Crossvine, Tangerine Beauty  Z:6-9   

Bignonia capreolata 'Tangerine Beauty'A J.C. Raulston Selection from the North Carolina Arboretum and that's an ultimate stamp of approval!  Trumpet shaped, FRAGRANT  2" long flowers are best in sun but will take shade. Very new to the trade. EVERGREEN NATIVE!   Choice, choice, choice!    See note above regarding year old plants.

Soil: Moist but well-drained     H: 30'   Width: Varies       B/M: Tangerine/4-5

Clinger + Twiner

Attracts Hummingbirds Attracts Butterflies

 

Vines grow in different ways and provisions should be made for how they grow.  Under the shopping cart by each plant, you will see what type of vine it is:

The Clinging vines have rootlets that cling to the surface with aerial rootlets which will penetrate mortar and/or disc like 'holdfasts' which cause no damage. These vines are especially effective on large bare cement walls. The clinging vines adhere tightly to their support and can provide habitat for insects such as termites, ants and spiders, and other wildlife. The tight growth promotes decay through poor air circulation and dampness on wood.  They can be grown on trellises in front of wall that permit air circulation and some space between the wall and the trellis.

The Tendril Vines have small tendrils that wrap themselves around anything they can including themselves to provide support.  There are various devices/clips to give these plants something to attach to on flat surfaces.

The Twiners twist around a trellis or stem - good for fences and trellises.  Cannot be untangled for maintenance.  Not good for growing through shrubs or up other trees as they have a somewhat choking effect.  Most vines are Twiners.

 

 

A note on young Campsis...

While vigorous growers in mid-life and on, they are on the slow side the first year or so and especially need protection the first winter.

 

$14.99 Qt.

Campsis grandiflora 'Morning Calm'   Chinese Trumpet Vine Z:(6B)7-9      

Campsis grandiflora 'Morning Calm'Best flowers in sun. Not as aggressive as our native, C. radicans because it does not develop the abundant & prominent root-like 'holdfasts' that our native does. However, it does have some 'holdfasts', often sparse.  A fast-growing vine with age but not nearly as vigorous as our Trumpet Creeper. 'Morning Calm' was introduced by the J.C. Raulston Arboretum which is an ultimate horticultural stamp of approval. This was, hands down, one of our biggest selling plants.   An exceptionally large bloom.

Soil: Fertile, well-drained      H: 20-25' W: 3-4'    B/M: Peach w/ yellow throat/ June + occasionally after  

Clinger + Twiner

&Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

Attracts Hummingbirds Attracts Butterflies

 

$10.99 Qt.

Campsis radicans     Orange  Trumpet Vine        Z: 4-9        

Native to both the US and China.  Dark green foliage emerges in late spring becoming golden yellow in autumn. Attaches itself to walls w/out special supports or will ramble along the ground. Superb on fences & trellises. Can be kept smaller by early spring pruning. Best flowers in sun. Takes 2-3 years to establish then very robust.

Soil: Any but waterlogged   H: 30-40' W: W: 3-4' but varies w/ support  B/M: Orange/ 7-9 

Clinger + Twiner

US Native Plants&Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

Attracts Hummingbirds Attracts Butterflies

$11.99 Qt.

Campsis radicans 'Flamenco'   Red Trumpet Vine        Z: 4-9        

Campsis radicans 'Flamenco'The same as the species but with large brilliant red flowers with an orange center in August and September.  Very vigorous like all trumpet vines but with sock-it-to me red blooms, it's destined to become a favorite.  Takes 2-3 years to establish and is then a very robust grower.

Soil: Any but waterlogged      H: 30-40' W: W: 3-4' but varies w/ support        B/M: Red w/ orange/ 7-9

Clinger + Twiner

US Native Plants&Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

Attracts Hummingbirds Attracts Butterflies

$11.99 Qt.

Campsis radicans 'Flava'     Yellow Trumpet Vine      Z: 4-9     SunLight Shade

Campsis radicans 'Flava'     Yellow Trumpet VinAn orangy yellow form of Trumpet Vine. Dark green foliage emerges in late spring becoming golden yellow in autumn. Attaches itself to walls w/out special supports or will ramble along the ground. Superb on fences & trellises. Can be kept smaller by early spring pruning. Best flowers in sun. Takes 2-3 years to establish then very robust.

Soil: Any but waterlogged       H: 30-40' W: W: 3-4' but varies w/ support      B/M: Orange Yellow/ 7-9  

Clinger + Twiner

US Native Plants&Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

Attracts Hummingbirds Attracts Butterflies

$12.99 Qt.

Campsis radicans 'Red Sunset'    Red Trumpet Vine, Trumpetcreeper    SunLight Shade    Zone: 4-10   

Campsis radicans 'Red Sunset'Brilliant, true scarlet red pendant blooms are openly flared and bloom for a very, very long time.  Very floriferous.  'Red Sunset' is very floriferous -- a horticulture term that means "A Huge Number of Blooms"! - going well into Fall.

Soil: Any but waterlogged     H:25-35'  W: 3-4' but varies w/ support     B/M: Red/7-9

Clinger + Twiner

US Native Plants&Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

Attracts Hummingbirds Attracts Butterflies

$12.99 Qt.

Campsis x tagliabuana 'Madame Galan'  Trumpet Vine  Z: 4-10   

Cross of C. grandiflora and C. radicans, very popular in the US. It has the best features of both parents and is very cold tolerant. Flowers well with deep red/orange apricot blooms, larger than C. radicans. A weaker climber than C. radicans which is actually one of it's selling points -- in this case -- weaker is better -- it doesn't take over your house!  The flowers are nearly the same color, so you can't tell them apart by that.  It's in the more restrained growth habit that give Madame Galan her league of fans. Also, she will take more shade and still perform better than the species.  Introduced in 1889.

Soil:  Fertile, well-drained        H: 30-40'   W: 3-4'        B/M:  Salmon red/June+ Fall

Clinger + Twiner

Attracts Hummingbirds Attracts Butterflies

  Clematis integrifolia  Clematis 'Petit Faucon',  Clematis recta 'Purpurea'

Shrubby Clematis can be found on the Ci-E Shrub Page

 
Clematis terniflora 'Sweet Summer Love' PPAF    Sweet Autumn Clematis

 

 

Clematis 'Krakowiak' 'PPAF   PINK MINK™  Continuous/Reblooming Clematis

Szczepan Marczyski of Poland

This is THE New Face of Clematis! 

This jolly looking elderly man is Clematis breeder Szczepan Marczyski of Poland.  This is a name you should remember.  He's breeding Clematis unlike anything that's ever been in the trade.  He won't settle for anything common.  They must bloom like crazy and for a long time and/or be magnificent for some reason.

Clematis 'Diamond Ball' PPAF    Continuous or Reblooming Clematis

$13.99 Qt.

Clematis 'Diamond Ball' PPAF    Continuous or Reblooming COMPACT Clematis    Zone: 4-9     

Clematis 'Diamond Ball' PPAF    Continuous or Reblooming ClematisIntroduced in 2012 by Polands Szczepan Marczyski with huge white blue flowers darker on the edge, that are full, round or semi-round, blooms on both old and new wood.  Blooms profusely almost to the bottom in June-July then usually continues more modestly through August.  Needs some low support and attaches itself with by twining.  Will even twine through deciduous shrubs.  Recipient of many awards.

Soil: Moist but well-drained     H:5-6'   W: 2-3'   B/M:  White-Blue/ 6-7+8

Tendril+ Twiner

 

$16.99 Qt.

Clematis 'Sweet Summer Love' PPAF    Sweet Autumn Clematis Hybrid   Z:4-9    

Clematis 'Sweet Summer Love' PPAF    Sweet Autumn Clematis HybridA new hybrid from clematis breeder Szczepan Marczyski of Poland.  Blooms longer with spectacular FRAGRANT cranberry-purple flowers. A hybrid with parentage including the species white Sweet Autumn Clematis is now "Dressed to Kill" and puts on the best fall flower show with a dramatic new color. 

Soil: Well-drained     H:10-15'   W: Varies w/ support    B/M:  Cranberry Purple/Autumn    Growth Rate:  Fast

Tendril+ Twiner

 

$14.99 Qt.

New 2017

Clematis tangutica 'Golden Harvest'    Yellow Flowered Autumn Clematis   Zone: 4-9     

Clematis tangutica 'Golden Harvest'A new form from Holland with 4 petaled 1-2" yellow blooms with maroon purple anthers over a long season from mid June to September  Blooms followed by large, fluffy clusters of silky seeds.  Developed at Boskoop Research Station in Holland, it's far less aggressive than the straight species.

Soil: Rich, well-drained      H: 15-20'   W: 6' but varies with support     B/M: Bright gold/6-9

Tendril+ Twiner

 

$10.99 Qt.

Clematis terniflora (C. paniculata)      Sweet Autumn Clematis   Z:4-9    

Clematis ternifoliaA strong vigorous grower that is just spectacular.  My mother had one growing along the rail to her deck and you could see cars slow down to take a look-see whenever it was blooming!  Not a wimpy clematis, it's in fact, a great, robust grower.   From Australia and New Zealand.  Smothered with FRAGRANT blooms from August 'til Frost then showy, silvery, filigreed seed heads thru winter.  Prune this vine down to one to two buds in early spring before new growth starts.

Soil: Well-drained     H:30'   W: Varies w/ support    B/M:  White/Autumn    Growth Rate:  Fast

Tendril+ Twiner

 

 

Clematis terniflora var. mandshurica     This shrubby Clematis is on the Ci-E Shrub Page

 

$11.99 Qt.

Clematis virginiana      Virgin's Bower       Zone: 3-9    

Clematis virginianaSimilar to and often confused with Sweet Autumn clematis but the key to identifying them is simple - Virgin's Bower has toothed leaves, Sweet Autumn clematis has un-toothed leaves.  Wonderful 1" white flowers with fluffy white stamens from July thru September.

Soil: Well-drained     H: 10-20'  W: 3'    B/M: White/Fall

Tendril+ Twiner

US Native Plants

$18.99 Qt.

New 2017

Clematis 'Viva Polonia' ppaf   Dwarf Clematis   Zone: 4-9     

Clematis 'Viva Polonia'Introduced from Poland by Szczepan Marczyski and named 'Viva Polonia' because it's color is that of the Polish flag.  A dwarf Clematis that's an easy grower with LARGE flowers of red accented with a white star.  Tons of flowers in early summer on old wood and blooms continue to pop open through the season on new wood.  It will be a star in your garden!  Prune back to 3' tall in early spring. Needs COOL soil, so mulch, consider some shade if you in hot zones.

Soil: Moist but well-drained  H:  4-6'  W:  3-5'     B/M:  Red w/ white/4+

Tendril+ Twiner

 

$14.99 Qt.

 

Clematis 'Zojogo' PPAF   JOLLY GOODTM    Clematis      Zone: 4-9   SunLight ShadePart Shade

Clematis 'Zojogo' PPAF   JOLLY GOODTM    ClematisTons of light purple flowers with magenta undertones cover this easy to grow clematis all summer long.  A delightful contrast is provided by the cream colored stamens.  This Jackmanii hybrid has the typical vigorous growth of that breeding but still maintains a nice compact size that is ideal for training on trellises or fences.  Makes a great cut flower and flowers on new wood so prune back to 24" in early spring.

Soil:  Moist but well-drained   H: 6-7'  W: 2-3'      B/M: Light Purple/5-8

Tendril+ Twiner

 

 

$13.99 Qt.

 

Clematis 'Zostiwa' pp20372   STILL WATERSTM    Clematis      Zone: 5-9   SunLight ShadePart Shade

Clematis 'Zostiwa' pp20372   STILL WATERSTM    ClematisDark red stamens contrast with large, icy violet-blue flowers on an easy to grow Clematis. Starts flowering early with long lasting blooms from late spring to late summer. Would look stunning paired with dark shrubs or all by itself on a trellis or fence. Makes a great cut flower and flowers on new wood so prune back to 24" in early spring.

Soil: Moist but well-drained, alkaline     H: 4-7' W: 2-3'        B/M: Icy Blue/5-7

Tendril+ Twiner

 

$12.99 Qt.

 

Clematis x cartmanii 'Blaaval' ppaf   AVALANCHE®  Evergreen Clematis       Zone: 7-9   SunLight ShadePart Shade

Clematis x cartmanii 'Blaaval'   AVALANCHE  Evergreen ClematisProduces an absolute Avalanche of fragrant white flowers with golden stamens which cover the deeply cut, leathery green leaves.  Looks particularly effective when trailing down a bank or over a wall producing an Avalanche of white when in bloom.  Works as a groundcover or when trained along a fence.  One of the largest flowering white in evergreen Clematis.  Prune lightly after flowering.

Soil: Moist but well-drained     H: 12-15'  W:      B/M: White/4-5

Tendril+ Twiner

   

$12.99 Qt.

 

Cocculus orbiculatus   Queen Coralbeads    SunLight ShadePart Shade    Zone: (6)7-10

Cocculus orbiculatusA twining climber with lustrous dark green leaves that are heart-shaped or oval, changing to golden yellow in Fall.  In July-August, it has panicles of small creamy flowers which give way to pea-size blue/black berries in 5" clusters like grapes.  Prefers a warm sunny spot.  Great for growing over arbors, fences, etc which it will cover with a dense mass of shiny greenery.   Grows 3-6' per year.  Little pruning is required or recommended as the mass of tiny twining stems is hard to separate for pruning.   Native to China, Japan and (shown growing in this photo by Forest & Kim Starr) in Hawaii.  

Soil: Well-drained        H: 7-12' W:  Varies with support          B/M:  White/7-8

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

 

(Hawaii)

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$12.99 Qt.

Decumaria barbara 'Vickie'  Wood Vamp, Southeast decumaria, Climbing hydrangea  Z: (*5)6-9   

Decumaria barbara 'Vickie'Gorgeous foliage that looks like thick, waxy leaves but are actually just wide stems! Beautiful marble sized orange-red berries are prized by florists. Easy and durable even in deep shade.  CHOICE, CHOICE!  Sweet, delectably fragrant creamy flowers. Will take soggy soil.  Vigorous grower.  'Vickie' has longer leaves than the typical species.  East Coast Native.  Michael Dirr says 'Vickie' is hardy to Zone 5. and since he introduced the plant and named it after his employee, he should know!    Pale yellow leaves in colder zones in Fall.

Soil:  Moist but well-drained    H: 30-40'   W:3'    B/M: Cream/Early summer

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Z:7-9

  Fallopia baldschuanica - see Polygonum aubertii below, the old name  

$10.99 Qt.

Gelsemium sempervirens    Carolina Jessamine       Zone: 6-9    

Gelsemium sempervirensVigorous semi-evergreen to evergreen in the south, climbing vine with thin, wiry stems. Fragrant yellow flowers in large clusters in spring. Useful for covering fences, mailboxes or trellises. Wonderful spring color. Will flower in some shade. May not be evergreen in cold winter. Blooms on old wood. 

Soil: Any but wet      H: 10-20'  W: Varies w/ support   B/M:  Yellow/early spring

Twiner

US Native Plants

Attracts HummingbirdsAttracts Butterflies

$11.99 Qt.

Gelsemium sempervirens 'Margarita'   Carolina Jessamine     Zone: 6-9    

Gelsemium sempervirens 'Margarita'INTENSELY FRAGRANT form of the species. May repeat bloom in Fall.  Semi-evergreen in colder zones.  A PHS Gold Medal Award winner. 'Margarita' is a superior seedling selected by Don Jacobs of Eco Gardens in Decatur, Georgia. With its more prominent, much larger flowers, it is superior in every way to the species so Jacobs named it for his wife. He had no idea that it would survive winters to minus 25 F. as it has in Pennsylvania.  Styer Award Winner from the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society.

Soil: Any but wet      H: 10-15'  W: Varies w/ support   B/M:  Yellow/early spring

Twiner

Attracts HummingbirdsAttracts Butterflies

$14.99 Qt.

New 2017

Holboellia coriacea 'China Blue'       Sausage Vine    Zone: 7-9      

Holboellia coriacea 'China Blue'       Sausage VineThis evergreen twiner is covered in spring with cascading, fragrant purple blue blooms, followed by purple 'sausage shaped' fruit, hence the horrible common name! The really pretty, glaucous purple fruit looks like a small curved purple banana when it's young and yellow or even a long plum, thus I vote for changing it's name to Purple Banana Vine! Or even Red Hot Pepper Vine because it also looks like a chubby bright red Pepper when Ripe. The inedible fruit is a super attractive feature.  We just need to demand a better name.    Best in some shade.  Not very hardy but if you're in a warm spot this is a fragrant, evergreen vine, always a useful thing!

Soil: Well-drained, organic enriched soil.         H: 20'     W:      B/M:  Purple Blue/

Twiner

Chinese Plants/Chinese Native

$10.99 Qt.

Humulus lupulus 'Aurea'    Golden Hops Vine      Z:4-8            

Humulus lupulus 'Aurea'Twining vine with dazzling chartreuse foliage. Native to the US and W. Asia. Strongly rhizomatous, twining perennial with deeply lobed leaves. Takes sun or part shade but leaves are more golden in sun. Quickly fills a trellis or Pergola.  Perennial Plant of the Month at Perry's Perennials Page.  We do not know the sex of our plant unfortunately but it's a Host Plant for the Eastern Comma and Red Admiral Butterfly and they don't care if our plant is a girl or a boy -- they see it as 'Baby Food'!   *Technically this is not a vine but a bine ( a flexible climbing plant that uses stiff downward-facing hairs for stability and climbing)

Soil:  Moist but well-drained     H: 10-20' W: Varies w/ support    B/M: Green turning straw colored /7-8

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Humulus lupulus 'Cascade'        Female Hops Vine      Z:4-8            

Humulus lupulus 'Cascade'        Female Hops VineThis hops is used as an aroma hop in brewing industry. A very popular U.S. variety, with a moderate bitterness and fragrant, flowery aroma. Very disease resistant with dark green leaves as opposed to 'Aurea' above. The greenish flowers in late summer are followed by attractive fruiting cones. The hops are produced in mid season. Popular for light lager beers.

Soil:  Moist but well-drained     H: 10-20' W: Varies w/ support    B/M: Green turning straw colored /7-8

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Humulus lupulus 'Centennial'          Female Hops Vine      Z:4-9            

Humulus lupulus 'Centennial'       Hops VineThis hops is used as an aroma hop in brewing industry.   If you're a beer Connoisseur, you'll love the floral and grapefruit note of Centennial hops.  The hops are produced in early to midseason  for your 'brewing' enjoyment!

Soil:  Moist but well-drained     H: 10-20' W: Varies w/ support  B/M: Green turning straw colored /7-8

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$12.99 Qt.

Jasminum officinale affine (grandiflora)   Spanish Jasmine     Zone: 7-10      

Jasminum officinale affineAKA, Poets Jasmine or French Perfume Jasmine. Pink tinged double white blooms on a vigorous, deciduous, woody climber. Star shape flowers of this hanging jasmine is slightly fragrant and its delicate leaves resemble curry leaves. Blooms in spring and fall when nights get cooler. Likes high humidity. Feed heavily in spring for good bud set. 

Soil: Well-drained   H: 30' W: 15"  B/M: White 5 and 9 

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$12.99 Qt.

Jasminum x stephanense    Hardy Jasmine     Z:5-10        

Jasminum x stephanenseWhen in bloom, the hummingbirds flock to it. You can observe hummingbirds up close when they are feeding on this vine -- totally ignoring you. Nice fragrance. Strong grower w/ really lovely foliage. Books are just WRONG about the hardiness. There was a big debate on some forum about this.  Ours lived in pots OUTSIDE in Zone 7 the first winter we realized they were hardy.  We were selling them as tender perennials and just left them outside at the end of the season because we got too busy, and voila! -- in spring, in little 4" pots they were alive and not even very aggravated!  I can't speak for all the plants in the world, but our clone is hardy to Zone 5.

Soil:  Well-drained      H: 15' W: 20"       B/M: Pale pink/6-7

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$11.99 Qt.

Lonicera japonica 'Aureo-Reticulata'   Goldnet Japanese Honeysuckle     Z:4-10   

Lonicera japonica 'Aureo-Reticulata'Long tubular white flowers aren't abundant but very Fragrant. Gorgeous oval evergreen to semi-evergreen leaves are bright green laced with yellow. Grow it as a twining vine up a small tree, fence or arbor or use it as a ground cover. Prune in spring. Well-behaved, polite grower -- not an invasive 'thug' like the species due to the variegated foliage & shy blooming (so few seeds). Drought tolerant when established.  Host Plant for the Great Swallowtail Butterfly.

Soil: Most any      H: 10' W: Varies w/ support     B/M: White/5-8

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$11.99 Qt.

Lonicera japonica 'Mint Crisp'       Japanese Honeysuckle       Z:4-10     

Lonicera japonica 'Mint Crisp'       Japanese Honeysuckle Green and cream speckled leaves are tinged with pink, especially in cool weather.  It's semi-evergreen and the fragrant white blooms age to yellow.  This is a vigorous grower and needs to be pruned regularly to contain size.  Species is from Asia.  Will hold leaves to about 12 degrees -- below that, it drops them.  Host Plant for the Great Swallowtail Butterfly.

Soil: Most any      H:10-30'  W: Varies w/ support     B/M: White/5-8

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  Lonicera periclymenum, Dutch Honeysuckle or Woodbine are virtually unknown in this country, revered in Europe, are well behaved Honeysuckle vines that are often superbly fragrant and pumping out their fragrance at a time you might not suspect:  In the evening when being pollinated by moths!  Gotta' have one or two of these!  Best with at least 8 hours of sun or bright filtered light.  

$12.99 Qt.

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Lonicera periclymenum 'Le Gasnaerie'        Dutch Honeysuckle, Woodbine        Z:4-9     

Lonicera periclymenum 'Le Gasnaerie'        Dutch Honeysuckle, WoodbineA French selection of twining climber with mid-green foliage and VERY FRAGRANT white flowers often flushed with red opening from ruby red buds and eventually turning to yellow as they age.  Fragrant blooms are followed by red fruit.  Very rare to the trade. 

Soil:  Well-drained    H: 23'   W:   B/M:   /7-8

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$10.99 Qt.

Lonicera periclymenum 'Scentsation' PPAF    Dutch Honeysuckle, Woodbine       Z:4-8     

Lonicera periclymenum 'Scentsation' PPAF    Dutch Honeysuckle, WoodbineStunning vine with extremely fragrant yellow flowers blooming from mid-spring to late summer from Proven Winners. The bright red berries appear in the fall. Extremely floriferous honeysuckle with a very long bloom season in the garden. Trains well on a trellis or fence. Part of the Bloomtastic Series.

Soil:  Well-drained    H: 10'    W:5'     B/M: Yellow/4-7

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$12.99 Qt.

Lonicera periclymenum var. serotina   Dutch Honeysuckle, Woodbine        Z:4-8

Lonicera periclymenum var. serotinaDark red-purple blooms, yellow inside, fade as they age. Narrow leaves. PROFUSE BLOOMER followed by red berries. Great specimen for cascading over walls or banks. Can also be used as a GROUNDCOVER. Hands down, Dutch Honeysuckles are the best for beauty and good behavior. Serotina blooms late & much longer than the others. 

Soil: Moist but well-drained    H: 10-22' W: 3-6'     B/M: Dark purple red outside; yellow inside/7-9

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  Lonicera sempervirens and Light

Lonicera sempervirens will, in fact tolerate part shade from the health of the shrub standpoint BUT it will not bloom profusely and since we feel that's the point, we list acceptable light as Sun/Light Shade (full sun or just a small bit of shade at some point during the day) but not Part Shade.

 

$11.99 Qt.

Lonicera sempervirens 'Alabama Crimson'   Coral Honeysuckle, Trumpet Honeysuckle       Z:4-9

Lonicera sempervirens 'Alabama Crimson'

A fabulous form of Trumpet Honeysuckle with Crimson blooms from June through November, weather permitting.  And it's a form of a Native. You may have to put netting around your yard to keep a flock of Hummingbirds from showing up!  And don't forget the word 'Honey' in the Common Name -- it's fragrant to boot!  Main bloom May-June then sporadically thereafter.

Soil: Average, well-drained       H:10-20' W: 3-6'        B/M: Crimson/5-6+

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$11.99 Qt.

Lonicera sempervirens 'Honey Coral'    Coral Honeysuckle, Trumpet Honeysuckle       Z:4-9

Lonicera sempervirens 'Honey Coral'    Coral Honeysuckle, Trumpet HoneysuckleAn all native selection of Honeysuckle to scramble over fences, trellises and arbors and be trained to become a structure. The 2" long orange-red flowers are superb and have a long bloom season from SPRING to FALL to attract lots of butterflies and hummingbirds. Not at all aggressive like the non-Native Japanese Honeysuckle.

Soil: Average, well-drained        H: 6-10'  W: 3-4'        B/M: Red-orange/5-10

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$11.99 Qt.

Lonicera sempervirens 'John Clayton'   YELLOW Coral or Trumpet Honeysuckle        Z:4-8

Lonicera sempervirens 'John Clayton' Lovely, fragrant pale yellow blooms literally explode from June thru November! Selected by the VA Native Plant Society for excellent repeat bloom, clean foliage and compact form. Found on the ground of a 17th century church in Glouchester, VA. You may not find the yellow bloom to be as vibrant as the orange but often orange doesn't work and for shear bloom power, you just can't beat this one! Well-behaved member of the Genus.

Soil: Average, well-drained        H:10-20' W:1-10'   (Varies with support)      B/M: Yellow/6-11

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Attracts Hummingbirds

$11.99 Qt.

Lonicera sempervirens 'Magnifica'      Coral Honeysuckle, Trumpet Honeysuckle      Z:4-8

Lonicera sempervirens 'Magnifica'The sweetly scented tubular red orange flowers of this Native honeysuckle often attract hummingbirds. Blooms are followed by bright red fruit, attractive to birds. Unlike its Japanese cousin, it is a well-behaved member of the border. A twining vine, it needs a trellis or fence for support. Takes part shade but more sun gives you more blooms. Blooms on last year's growth.   Main bloom May/June but repeat bloomer with good culture.

Soil: Average, well-drained        H:10-20' W: 1-10'   (Varies with support)     B/M: Crimson/5-6+

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Attracts Hummingbirds

$11.99 Qt.

Lonicera sempervirens 'Major Wheeler'     Coral Honeysuckle, Trumpet Honeysuckle      Z:4-8

Lonicera sempervirens 'Major Wheeler'     Coral Honeysuckle, Trumpet Honeysuckle

The best red Trumpet Honeysuckle in the trade. Clean, mildew-free foliage even during drought.

Smothered in blazing red and gold trumpet flowers during late spring thru summer. Hummingbirds

love this one. Stems are often purple turning greenish brown with age. In warm climates (Zone

8,9,10), plant may bloom until Christmas.  The only downside - you may have to hire someone to handle air

traffic control for the number of hummingbirds that will come - oh well, such a small price to pay!

Soil: Average, well-drained        H:10-20' W: 1-10' Varies with support         B/M: Crimson/5-6+++

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$11.99 Qt.

Lonicera sempervirens 'Tangerine Princess'  All Season Blooming Honeysuckle Vine    Z:(3)4-8

Lonicera sempervirens 'Tangerine Princess'    All Season Blooming Honeysuckle VineBunches of light orange buds that open to dark Orange blooms from early spring (the big show) and thru the fall intermittently. Great as a groundcover or climber that is not aggressive.  Evergreen in warmer areas.

Soil:  Well-drained    H: 6-10'   W:4-6'    B/M: Orange/4-9

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 Attracts Hummingbirds

$11.99 Qt.

Lonicera x 'Candy Swirl' PPAF         Multi-Colored Hybrid Honeysuckle Vine              Z:(3)4-8

Lonicera x 'Candy Swirl' PPAF         Hybrid Honeysuckle VineA breeding break through with a stunning display of orange and candy cotton pink bloom for a very long time - June through Fall.  These fragrant blooms attract hummingbirds although they're probably scratch their little heads the first time they see them!  Needs 8 hours of sun.

Soil:  Well-drained    H: 8'   W: 7'    B/M: Pink and orange/6-9

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Attracts Hummingbirds

$11.99 Qt.

Lonicera x 'Mandarin' PP#11,083    Hybrid Honeysuckle Vine              Z:(3)4-8

Lonicera x 'Mandarin' PP#11,083    Honeysuckle VineDeveloped in Canada, this spectacular Chinese Honeysuckle is very hardy.  Spectacular from the day it sends out the first leaf in spring with deep coppery-russet, new foliage which matures to glossy dark green.  The stems are a rich, dark purple and dark red buds produce tons of 3" blooms.  One of the most prolific bloomers in the Genus.  Sterile (sets no fruit) so it puts all it's energy into Fuchsia blooms with golden interiors which come profusely all summer.   Lightly fragrant.

Soil: Well-drained       H: 12-15'   W: 1-10' Varies with support      B/M: Fuchsia w/ gold inside/5-6+++

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$11.99 Qt.

Lonicera x purpusii 'Winter Beauty'    WINTER Honeysuckle Vine              Z:6-8

Lonicera x purpusii 'Winter Beauty'    WINTER Honeysuckle VineSuperb winter flowering shrubby honeysuckle covered with sweetly fragrant white flowers appearing in abundance in late winter and early spring. Best grown in full sun but tolerates some shade. Can be pruned, but left unpruned produces best flowering. May be trained against a wall or on trellis. Great for winter indoor flower arrangements with its rich fragrance Semi-evergreen.

Soil: Well-drained       H:6'  W:8'        B/M: White/2-4

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$9.99 Qt.

Parthenocissus quinquefolia    Virginia Creeper         Zone:        

Parthenocissus quinquefoliaOne of the very, very few vines that won't damage Brickwork!  And it's hardy where some of the other few like Ficus only grow in the Deep South.  Having said that it very functional, it's also a gorgeous, strong growing Native with sunning Fall color.  Also works as a deciduous ground cover. A larval host for several species of sphinx moths

Soil:  Most any        H: 50' depending on support   W:          B/M:  Green insignificant/summer

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Trying to push the zone and grow Passion Vines in your area?

Plant in loose sandy/gravelly soil and best of all in old brick rubble that retains heat during cold winter weather!  Also, placing against a warm south-facing old brick wall (okay, it doesn't have to be old but it looks superb against old brick) will also help!  You might gain a zone with the brick rubble in the soil and the brick (or concrete wall).   Go easy on the fertilizer and water deeply BUT infrequently which encourages deep roots which will help during drought AND help them to survive freezing.  Also, thick mulch of course.  Best kept fairly dry in winter in colder zones so planting under an overhang and then watering in summer is also a help.

 

$11.99 Qt.

Passiflora 'Amethyst'   Passion Vine, Lavender Lady       Zone:  8 (9)-10    

Passiflora 'Amethyst'A beautiful other-worldly purple bloom.  Not overly hardy but stunning!  Will take Frost but not really cold weather down to freezing unless the stems have reached a point where they're woody..  But wow, grown under glass or in warm areas, it blooms from May until December!  Now that's a power bloomer! The bowl-shaped blooms are purple, with a blue tinge and can be 10cm (4in) across. An older selection that still ranks among the most beautiful.

Soil:  Very well-drained, sandy    H:20-40'  W: Varies w/ support    B/M:   Purple/5-12

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Passiflora caerulea      Hardy Passion Vine, Blue Passion Flower        Zone: (6B)7-10      

Passiflora caeruleaIf you want the original instead of the white 'Constance Elliot' try the species.  White petals with fringy blue filaments may reach up to 4" across!  Followed by egg-size deep orange fruit summer through fall -- very luscious and tropical looking.  Host plant for the Gulf Fritillary Butterfly. While often listed as hardy only to Zone 7, reports of growing in 6B are numerous.  Mulch thickly in winter in cold areas.

Soil:  Well-drained     H: 80"   W: Depends on support       B/M: White with blue / Mid-summer

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$11.99 Qt.

Passiflora caerulea 'Clear Sky'       Hardy Passion Vine                 Z: 7-10

Passiflora caerulea 'Clear Sky'       Hardy Passion VineShows greater vigor than the species and the flowers are much larger and flower in abundance. Clear light-blue color and delightfully fragrant. Hybrid from Roland Fisher of Hemer, Germany. 5" flowers

Soil: Well-drained        H: 30'  W: Varies w/ support         B/M:  Blue and white/7-9

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Butterfly Host Plant

$14.99 Qt.

Passiflora 'Jeanette'    Ever Blooming Sterile Passion Vine              Zone: 6B-10 

Passiflora 'Jeanette'Our clone of 'Jeanette' originally came from cuttings at Scott Arboretum (Swarthmore, PA) where it was growing on an unprotected Lamp Post, so it's clearly hardier than generally reported on the Internet (7B) or maybe it's just this particular clone.  (You should still mulch well -- layers of leaves are great -- in winter.)   Beautiful mauve/wine w/ purple blooms all the time in warm areas and all summer in cold areas because it's sterile and never sets seed so-o-o-o-o it puts all of it's energy into blooming rather than setting seed/fruit !  A terribly rare Passion Vine and a rare color in a hardy hybrid Passion Vine.

Soil:  Moist but well-drained    H: 10-25'  W:  Varies w/ support     B/M:  Mauve/wine/all season

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$11.99 Qt.

Passiflora incarnata    Maypop, Hardy Passion Vine          Zone: 6-9

Maypop is a fast growing perennial vine that employs tendrils to grab hold of adjacent shrubs, structure and other supports to lift itself.  White tepals in a shallow bowl shape with a fringe of purple and white filaments (the corona.)  Beautifully intricate Maypop blooms are a spectacular sight.  Southeastern Native that looks best in natural and informal surroundings.  A little bit rowdy!  Host plant for the Gulf Fritillary Butterfly.

Soil:  Well-drained       H:8-12'  W:  Varies w/ support         B/M:  Purple and white/7-8

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$11.99 Qt.

Passiflora lutea  Passion Vine, Hardy Yellow    Z:5-10   

Passiflora luteaFrom a plant in Guildford, NC. but found all along the Eastern US. The most cold hardy Passion Flower. Unusual 1" yellow flower has a cross-shaped pistil and palmate, 3-lobed leaves. One of the three Passion Vines that are native to the U.S. Purple/black berries in Fall. To encourage bushiness, pinch the plants back during their first growing season. 

Soil:  Well-drained       H: 3-10' W: 22"      B/M:  Yellow/7-8

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$10.99 Qt.

Polygonum aubertii   Fallopia baldschuanica    Silver Lace Vine    Z: 4-8       

Polygonum aubertiiPROFUSE, FRAGRANT white flowers in late summer on a 'Polygonum' that is nothing like it's rampant cousins. It's a VINE, not a ground cover. It is vigorous but doesn't take over your yard or house. Excellent for covering fences and buildings. 

Soil: Most any, Well-drained best    H:20-30'  W: Varies w/ support    B/M: White/August  Growth Rate: Fast

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Polygonum aubertii 'Aureum'    Fallopia baldschuanica  Golden Silver Lace Vine  Z: 4-8    

Polygonum aubertii 'Aureum'The gold leaf form.  PROFUSE, FRAGRANT white flowers in late summer on a 'Polygonum' that is nothing like it's cousins. It's a VINE, not a ground cover. It is vigorous and excellent for covering fences and buildings. Blooms for a long, long time!   This is actually almost surely the cultivar 'Lemon Lace' BUT we purchased it originally as 'Aureum' so continue to use that name.

Soil: Most any, Well-drained best      H: 20-30' W:     B/M: White/ 8-9

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$10.99 Qt.

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Rubus x loganobaccus      Loganberry Vines       Zone: 6

Rubus x loganobaccus   Loganberry A cross between a blackberry and a raspberry.  Generally a bit longer than a raspberry with a sharper flavor and JUICIER!  Looks like a blackberry but tastes more like a raspberry. A sturdy plant that is more disease and frost resistant than other berries and usually produces earlier than blackberries or raspberries.   Don't rush the picking - best to let them darken to a deep purple for best flavor.  The vines or canes of the Loganberry grow entirely unlike either the blackberry or raspberry. They trail or grow upon the ground more like the dewberry but due to length can be trained to a trellis or wire fence. And they don't have thorns like a blackberry but have 'spines' more like a raspberry.  One plant can produce 15-18 pounds of fruit!

Soil:  Well-drained  H: 6-8' LONG  W: 8'     B/M:  Small white/Spring

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$13.99 Qt.

Schizophragma hydrangeoides 'Moonlight'     Japanese Hydrangea Vine 'Moonlight'   Z: 5-9      

Schizophragma hydrangeoides 'Moonlight'Choice! Bold, pewter-blue heart-shaped leaves are dissected by a network of green venation. A first class climber brought back from Japan by Berry Yinger. A spectacular vine reminiscent of climbing hydrangea. Large flat flowers encircled by white, tear-drop shaped sepals for 6-8 weeks! Great on a north facing brick wall or trained up a tall tree. Plant 24" from support.  The species is from Japan and China.

Soil:  Moist but well-drained   H: 20-30'  W: Varies w/ support    B/M: White/7-8

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$13.99 Qt.

Schizophragma hydrangeoides 'Roseum'   Japanese Hydrangea Vine 'Roseum'   Z: 5-9     

Schrizophragma hydrangeoides 'Roseum'A Japanese hydrangea vine cultivar which is noted for its pink flowers and deep green leaves. It features 8-10" wide flat-topped, lace cap-type hydrangea flower clusters  which bloom for 6-8 weeks July/August.. Each showy sterile floret features only one large, petal-like, pink sepal set above 3-5" heart-shaped, serrate, deep green leaves which turn yellow in fall. Attaches to and grows up flat surfaces such as masonry walls by stem-borne adhesive rootlets.  Reddish brown stems hold some winter interest.  Says Paul Cappiello, Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, "I recently herded a group past a wonderful specimen at the Scott Arboretum and the gasps and sighs abounded. However, as wonderful a plant as the straight species is, the cultivar 'Roseum' is definitely worth the extra effort. Although slightly less vigorous than the species, the buttery soft-pink sepals are nothing short of magnificent."     The species is from Japan and China.

Soil:  Moist but well-drained    H: 20-30'  W: 6-9' but varies w/ support     B/M: Pink/7-8

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$14.99 Qt.

Schizophragma integrifolium 'Plooster' ppaf      WINDMILLS™ Hydrangea Vine   Light ShadePart Shade     Zone: 7-9  

Schizophragma integrifolium 'Windmills'TM       Variegated Hydrangea VineWhite summer blooms adorn this elegant vine. The extra large distinctive flowers unmatched in the hydrangea world appear as windmills circling around the center flower with long narrow, pure white sepals.  Selected by Tim Wood of Spring Meadows from a batch of seedlings, this is truly amazing. Botanically speaking, it's really Schizophragma integrilfolium var. fauriei 'Plooster' ppaf.  That's how it works now - they want you to know the Trademarked Name and an appropriate one it is so they give them an ugly Botanical name!

Soil: Well-drained       H:30-40'  W: 20'        B/M: White/7-8

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Trachelospermum asiaticum    Asian Star Jasmine     Zone: 7-10     

Trachelospermum asiaticum    Asian Star JasmineA vigorous sprawling, tangled groundcover or twining vine that has small pinwheel shaped, fragrant white then turning creamy yellow blooms with a golden yellow star in the middle..  A super evergreen groundcover but can turn itself upright with a little help from a fence, trellis or arbor and reach a height of 10-12'.  Leathery evergreen leaves are glossy.  Stupendous in cascading planters in warm zones.  (Remember, a pot is in effect 2 zones colder than the world around it.)  Not a true Jasmine BUT that is the common name because it has the glorious smell of a Jasmine.

Soil: Well-drained       H:  2'   W:  10-12' as a groundcover          B/M: Creamy yellow white/   8-10

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$13.99 Qt.

Trachelospermum jasminoides 'Tricolor'     Confederate Jasmine, Star Jasmine   Zone: 7-10    

Trachelospermum jasminoides 'Tricolor'AKA Rhynchospermum jasminoides or T. jasminoides '  The same as the species BUT with amazing highly colored leaves, splashed with white and green in the heat of summer however being mostly green during the rest of the year.  Comes inside as an evergreen houseplant in areas where it isn't hardy.  It has star-shaped, creamy-white blooms with a strong, sweet fragrance but not so many as the species.  If you want dynamic color, get this.  If you want lots of blooms, get the species..  Overwinters inside in a COOL greenhouse or sunroom.  Let dry between watering.   More slow growing than the species.  Great in containers.

Soil: Well-drained    H: 3-6' IB)   W:3-6'     B/M: Creamy white/7-8

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$10.99 Qt.

Vinca minor 'Alba'        White Periwinkle        Zone:  4-9       

Vinca minor 'Alba'A wonderful evergreen groundcover.  More constrained in growth than species with blue blooms. The white blooms are a nice change to a well-known plant.  Grows very low and flat to the ground. Resembles Miss Jekells White.  Hard to find in the trade.

Soil: Well-drained     H: 3.5"  W: Indef.     B/M: White/4-5

$18.99 Qt.

 

Wisteria frutescens 'Aunt Maude'     American Wisteria           Z:4-8  

Wisteria frutescens 'Aunt Maude'     American Wisteria 

A wonderful, well-behaved, beautiful-in-bloom NATIVE that's isn't interested in World Domination!  Reaching about 12-18' at maturity and 4' at the base with racemes of 30-50 densely packed lightly scented blue-violet blooms on new wood.  In fall, the blooms are followed by attractive shiny seed pods. Needs the support of a Trellis or Fence.

Soil: Deep, moist well-drained          H:12-18'   W:4' at base        B/M:  Lavender/ 6

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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'

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