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NEW SELECTIONS FOR 2018

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DECIDUOUS SHRUBS

Campsis radicans ‘Indian Summer’ - Compact growth with apricot colored blossoms
Cornus sericea ‘Firedance’ - Red stems, green leaves; compact, uniform growth; leaf spot resistance
Cornus sericea ‘Kelseyi’ - Red stems, green leaves; dwarf, mounding habit
Exochorda x macrantha ‘The Bride’ - Arching racemes of pearl-like buds open to white flowers
Hibiscus syriacus ‘White Angel’ - Single white blossoms; compact growth
Hydrangea arborescens ‘Invincibelle Ruby’ - Red buds open to pink flowers
Hydrangea paniculata ‘Zinfin Doll’ - Large white flowers turn pink then red
Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Queen of Hearts’ - Ivory flowers age to deep pink
Parthenocissus tricuspidata ‘Fenway Park’ - Chartreuse leaves on this sport discovered in Boston
Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Tiny Wine’ - Compact, uniform growing, dwarf form of 'Summer Wine'
Viburnum dentatum ‘Northern Burgundy’ - Similar to the species, but fall color is burgundy (You stay classy, New England)
Viburnum dilatatum ‘Catskill’ - Stems densely packed with small leaves, white flowers, and red fruit
Weigela florida ‘Tuxedo’ - White flowers with nearly black foliage

 

EVERGREENS

Azalea ‘Arneson Golden Solitaire’ - Peachy yellow flowers; deciduous
Azalea ‘Gumpo Pink’ - Dark pink flowers fade to pale pink; evergreen
Azalea ‘Western Lights’ - Light pink flower on compact plant; deciduous
Rhododendron ‘Viscy’ - Copper buds open to peach and fade to yellow with red spots; large glossy leaves

Abies koreana ‘Ice Breaker’ - Bun-shaped dwarf version of 'Horstmann's Silberlocke'
Abies lasiocarpa ‘Hurricane Blue’ - Soft, silvery-blue needles; dense pyramidal form
Abies squamata ‘Flaky’ - Papery exfoliating bark; blue-green needles; purple cones
Calluna ‘Lady in Red’ - Crimson buds open to red flowers     
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana ‘Sullivan’ - Large evergreen with pendulous sprays of flattened branchlets
Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Golden Fern’ - Dwarf with golden ferny foliage
Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Iseli Green’ - Large growing with cupped foliage; interesting red bark
Juniperus sabina ‘Calgary Carpet’ - Low, feathery, bright green foliage maintains its color through the winter
Picea abies ‘Fastigiata Compacta' - Upright, compact growth; Similar to 'Cupressina' but stays smaller            
Picea abies ‘Gold Drift’ - Golden needles on this weeper mute to green in winter
Picea glauca ‘Hudsonii’ - Short blue-green needles; bushy growth on a small pyramidal tree; red cones in spring
Picea omorika ‘Gotelli Weeping’ - Upright, pyramidal spire of weeping branchlets             
Picea orientalis ‘Firefly’ - Uniform, dense pyramidal habit; golden needles fade to green on interior portions
Pinus leucodermis ‘Schmidtii’ - Dense mounded habit with tight branching
Pinus mugo ‘Mitsch Mini’ - Most dwarf mugo pine yet; grows only inches per year
Pinus parviflora ‘Kinpo’ - Small, twisted blue-green needles on a low, sprawling plant
Thuja occidentalis ‘Jantar’ - A golden form of 'Emerald Green'/'Smaragd'
Tsuga canadensis ‘Atrovirens’ - Slow growing with tufted, bristly growth
Tsuga canadensis ‘Kingsville Upright’ - Upright growing, dwarf form - good for screening

 

DECIDUOUS TREES

Acer palmatum ‘Katsura Hime’ - Small yellow leaves edged in orange
Acer palmatum ‘Oregon Sunset’ - Horizontal habit with leaf size/texture falling between palmate and dissected
Acer palmatum ‘Tattoo’ - Green densely layered leaves on a wider-than-tall form
Acer saccharum ‘Flashfire’ - Dark green leaves turn brilliant red in fall
Cercis canadensis ‘Burgundy Hearts’ - Burgundy leaves with reduced tendency to scorching
Chionanthus virginicus ‘Spring Fleecing’ - Male clone has no fruit; glossy foliage; rounded form
Chionanthus virginicus ‘White Knight’ - Also a male; glossy foliage; upright form
Cornus mas ‘Variegata’ - Cornelian cherry with blue-green leaves edged in white
Corylus colurna - Turkish filbert bears edible nuts; interesting bark and catkins in spring
Ginkgo biloba ‘Spring Grove’ - Grows at half the rate of others; dense from
Gleditsia triacanthos inermis ‘Street Keeper’ - Upright oval form is unique for a honeylocust
Magnolia x ‘Genie’ - Deep burgundy buds open to velvety red blooms
Malus ‘Royal Gem’ - Rosy pink blooms; green leaves with red tint; lollipop form
Nyssa sylvatica ‘Firestarter’ - Strong leader, upright tendency; bright red in fall
Populus deltoides ‘Siouxland’ - Male poplar emits no fuzzy mess in spring

 

PERENNIALS

Agastache ‘Tango’ - Trumpet-shaped orange blooms
Agastache ‘Kudos Coral’ - Trumpet-shaped coral blooms
Allium ‘Globemaster’ - Large, round, purple flower cluster held high on a study stem
Artemisia ‘Powis Castle’ - Silver lacey foliage grows larger than 'Silver Mound'
Asclepias ‘Hello Yellow’ - Yellow butterfly weed
Aster ‘Blue Autumn’ - Bright blue-purple flowers and mildew resistant foliage
Baptisia ‘Lunar Eclipse’ - Flowers emerge cream and age to lavender giving a bicolor effect
Baptisia ‘Pink Truffles’ - Light pink flowers
Brunnera ‘Alexander’s Great’ - Like 'Jack Frost' on steroids; huge leaves!
Brunnera ‘Emerald Mist’ - Leaves are green near stem; patterned with silver splotches near margin
Campanula ‘Samantha’ - Flowers are purple on the edges and white in the center
Clematis ‘Andromeda’ - White flowers with deep pink midrib
Clematis ‘Crystal Fountain’ - Purple flowers have fuzzy urchin-like centers
Delphinium ‘Cobalt Dreams’ - Cobalt blue flowers held on sturdy stems
Delphinium ‘Million Dollar Blush’ - Pink flowers held on sturdy stems
Digitalis ‘Dalmation Peach’ - Peach colored flowers with speckled throats
Echinacea ‘Butterfly Kisses’ - Double pink pom-pom like flowers
Echinacea ‘Green Twister’ - Large twisted petals are purple near cone and green on tips
Echinacea ‘Orange Skipper’ - Vivid orange petals; bronze cone
Echinacea ‘Solar Flare’ - Magenta to red petals surrounding a dark cone
Echinacea ‘Sombrero Blanco’ - Bright white flowers on a compact plant
Eupatorium ‘Baby Joe’ - The smallest Joe yet (until 'Infant Joe' is bred)
Gaillardia ‘Red Sun’ - Red petals have a bit of yellow on the tips
Gentiana ‘True Blue’ - Tubular blue-purple flowers held upright along the stems
Hemerocallis ‘Apache War Dance’ - Red-orange flowers have yellow throats
Heuchera ‘Cinnamon Curls’ - Coppery-red, ruffled leaves
Heuchera ‘Electric Plum’ - Intense purple coloring with darker purple veins
Heuchera ‘Peach Crisp’ - Red to peach leaves are heavily fluted
Hosta ‘Forbidden Fruit’ - Bright yellow centers with wide green margins
Hosta ‘Mini Skirt’ - Diminutive plant (like 'Blue Mouse Ears') with cream to yellow margins
Hosta ‘T Rex’ - HUGE green leaves; plant grows up to 6' wide!
Iris germanica ‘Black Swan’ - Near black flower have a small yellow beard
Iris germanica ‘Ruby Mine’- Red-orange flowers have yellow centers
Lilium ‘Fantasiatic Red’ - Bright red flowers with yellow throats
Lupinus ‘Gladiator’ - Bi-colored orange and yellow flowers held upright on sturdy stems
Monarda ‘Balmy Purple’ - Purple flowers on a compact plant; mildew resistant
Monarda ‘Balmy Rose’ - Deep pink flowers on a compact plant; mildew resistant
Monarda bradburiana - Pale pink flowers with purple speckles
Monarda fistulosa - Pink to pale lavender flowers - good for naturalizing
Nepeta ‘Junior Walker’ - Dwarf form of 'Walker's Low'
Paeonia ‘Rosabel’ - Large double rose-red flowers on sturdy stems
Platycodon ‘Astral White’ - White balloon flower
Sedum album - Tiny rice-sized green leaves turn bronzy red in fall; white flowers
Veronica ‘Blue Carpet’ - Low, bushy mound of foliage with pale purple flower spikes
Thymus vulgaris ‘Silver Posie’ - Lavender flowers on green and white variegated foliage

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