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NEW SELECTIONS FOR 2019

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DECIDUOUS SHRUBS

Aronia melanocarpa 'Low Scape Mound'- 2-3’; Low growing variety has tons of white flowers yielding black fruit. Red to orange fall foliage. Zone 3

Buddleia 'Pugster Blue' – 2-3’; Large blue-purple flowers all summer long on a compact plant. Zone 5

Cephalanthus occidentalis ‘Fiber Optics’- 5-6’; Compact form is an improvement to the typically rangy native plant. White rounded blossoms in early summer. Zone 4

Cotinus coggygria 'Velveteeny’4-5’; Similar to ‘Royal Purple’ but in a petit, dwarf form. Zone 5

Daphne transatlantica 'Eternal Fragrance' – 2-3’; Slow growing compact form blooms heavily in spring and lightly again in late summer. Blush pink flower clusters are very fragrant. Zone 5

Hydrangea arborescence ‘Invincibelle Limetta’-3-4’; Blooms emerge lime green, brighten to white then darken to jade green for the remainder of the season. Zone 3

Hydrangea arborescence ‘Invincibelle Mini Mauvette’- 2-3’; A colorful hydrangea for cold climate gardeners. Pink to mauve re-bloomer has strong stems to hold blossoms upright all season long. Zone 3

Hydrangea arborescence ‘Invincibelle Wee White’- 2-3’; Dwarf form of ‘Annabelle’. Blooms emerge a faint blush pink then turn to white. Re-blooms all summer long. Zone 3

Potentilla fruticosa 'Mango Tango'- 2-3’; A red-orange splash in the center of the deep yellow flowers creates a beautiful bicolor effect. Blooms all summer. Zone 3

Spiraea betulifolia ‘Glow Girl’- 3-4’; Gold-leafed version of ‘Tor’. After the white flowers in spring, yellow foliage looks great all summer long. Zone 4

Spiraea japonica ‘Candy Corn’- 18-24”; Early spring new growth is bright red. Matures to pineapple yellow with orange new growth in summer. Dark purple flowers in late spring/early summer. Zone 4

Syringa chinensis ‘Lilac Sunday’-10-12’; Pale purple to pink blooms with arching habit. Deer and disease resistant. Zone 4

Syringa hyacinthiflora ‘Evangeline’- 10-15’; Blooms a week two before the common lilac. Pale lavender blossoms and disease resistant foliage. Zone 3


EVERGREENS

Azalea ‘Bakeri’- 6-8’; Deciduous, summer-blooming. Orange to reddish orange sometimes salmon, apricot or yellow flowers later than most azaleas. Zone 4

Azalea canescens ‘Camilla’s Blush’- 8-10’; Deciduous spring blooming. Dense and bushy habit with soft pink blossoms in April. Zone 5

Azalea ‘Klondyke’- 6-8’; Deciduous spring-blooming. Orange flowers and bronze new growth. Zone 5

Buxus x ‘Chicagoland Green’- 3-4’; Cold hardy boxwood has very uniform growth. Zone 4

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana ‘Golden Surprise- 5-6’; Slow-growing dwarf grows only 2”-4” a year. Golden foliage year-round. Zone 5

Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Contorta’ – 10’ tall by 4’ wide; Unique upright evergreen with twisting branches holding needles in dense clusters. Zone 5

Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Lynn's Golden’- 3-4’; Compact form similar to ‘Nana Lutea’ but smaller. The golden foliage does not burn when in full sun. Zone 5

Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Stoneham’ – 12”; Flattened globe shape with dark green foliage is extremely slow growing; only about an inch a year. Zone 4

Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Spiralis'- 8’x6’; Amazing tight columnar form has windswept appearance. The central trunk grows crookedly upright with side branches spiraling outward and upward. Zone 5

Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Vokel's Upright'- 5-6’; Dwarf with an upright habit. Dark-green compact foliage. Perfect for a small garden. Zone 5

Chamaecyparis thyoides ‘Heatherbun’- 6-8’; Dwarf rounded form. Fluffy, dense foliage is green all summer long, turning to an intense plum color for the winter. Zone 4

Picea abies 'Lilliput'- 2-3’; Dense and rounded with sparkling green foliage. Grows only an inch per year. Zone 3

Picea abies ‘Malena’- 2-3’; Bristly needles on a flat, spreading form. Grows about an inch and a half per year. Zone 2

Picea abies ‘Vermont Gold’- 2’x4’; Forms a low, spreading drift of golden branchlets. Zone 4

Picea abies ‘Tompa’ – 4-5’; Resembles a short, fat, bristly Alberta spruce. Resists winter burn. Zone 3

Picea glauca ‘Candlelight’- 5-6’; Dwarf Alberta spruce that has a golden flush of new growth in the summer. Zone 3

Picea omorika 'Sky Trails'- 30’x10’; Tall and upright weeping habit with two-toned needles of silver and green. Zone 4

Picea orientalis ‘Golden Start’- 6-8’; Bright gold new growth mutes to dark green with gold highlights. Resistant to sun scald. Zone 5

Picea pungens ‘Otto Von Bismarck’- 10-15’; Dwarf upright spruce is so silvery blue it almost appears to be white. Zone 2

Pinus koraiensis ‘Silveray’- 20-30’; Silvery-blue twisted needles lend a shaggy overall appearance. Large interesting cones. Zone 3

Pinus leucodermis ‘Banderica’- 4-5’; Dense, bristly, stiff needles form a fat gumdrop shape. Spring candles are covered in attractive white sheaths. Zone 5

Pinus leucodermis ‘Beran Conica’ – 2-3’; Miniature, broad, conical form with stiff dark green needles. Zone 5

Pinus parviflora ‘Blue Giant’ – 10-15’; Doesn’t grow to be a giant, its needles are giant, and blue. Slow-growing pyramidal form. Zone 5

Pinus parviflora 'Regenhold Broom'- 2-3’; Dwarf, spreading form with short blue-green needles. Grows wider than tall. Zone 5

Pinus strobiformis ‘Foxtail’- 15-20’; Upright growth habit with heavily needles, bushy branched which resemble fox tails. Soft, medium length needles are blue-green. Zone 5

Pinus sylvestris ‘Beacon Hill’ – 5-6’; Dwarf global to spreading form. Short, bristly bright green needles emerge from orange buds in spring. Picks up a blue tint for the winter. Zone 3

Rhododendron ‘Trocadero’–4-5’; Red flowers have scalloped edges with black spotting in the center. Zone 5

 

DECIDUOUS TREES

Acer freemanii ‘Armstrong Gold’ -30’x10’; An improvement on ‘Armstrong’ having a more uniform, dense habit and brighter, more consistent yellow to orange fall color. Zone 4

Acer japonicum ‘Fairy Lights’ – 8-10’; Lacy green leaves emerge green in spring. Mounding, cascading habit. Fall brings an amazing spectacle of bright scarlet red, orange and yellow. Zone 5

Acer palmatum ‘Hogyoku’ – 15-20’; Green star-shaped leaves turn brilliant orange in fall. Zone 5

Acer shirasawanum ‘Bronze Age’- 8-10’; Deeply lobed leaves emerge pink with green venation. Leaves mature to rich bronze. Red to yellow fall color. Zone 5

Cercis canadensis ‘Minnesota Strain’- 20-30’; All attributes similar to the species, but with improved cold tolerance. If it handles Minnesota winters, then New England’s should be a breeze! Zone 4

Chionanthus retusus ‘Tokyo Tower’ – 20’x6’; Fastigiate form. Fleecy white blooms on the tips of the branches in late spring. Zone 5

Ginkgo biloba ‘Troll’- 3-4’; Small, cupped, rounded leaves enshroud the stem. Can be grown as a shrub or staked upright to form a dwarf tree. Zone 4

Halesia diptera 'Magniflora'- 20-30’; Larger than typical, pendulous, white flowers in spring. Interesting striped bark and yellow fall color. Zone 5

Larix decidua 'Cherry Valley'- 15-20’; Compact, pyramidal form with blue-green needles which change to orange-gold in fall. Zone 3

Larix decidua ‘Horstmann’s Recurved’- 10-15’; Contorted, twisted branches often form complete loops. Very interesting, unique specimen. Zone 2

Larix gmelinii 'Tharandt Dwarf'- 2-3’; Dwarf, nest-like form. Short, light green needles densely cover the plant. Orange-brown foliage in fall. Zone 2

Malus ‘Starlite’- 20-30’; Upright growth has white flowers and glossy green leaves. Small, shiny, red, persistent fruit. Very hardy. Zone 2

Parrotia persica ‘Vanessa’- 25’x12’; Narrow, upright form makes a great street tree. Beautiful fall color and attractive bark. Zone 4

Styrax japonicus 'Marley's Pink Parasol'- 8-10’; Narrow, weeping form has fragrant, pink flowers dangling from red stems. Large glossy green leaves turn yellow in fall. Zone 5

 

PERENNIALS

Achillea ‘Strawberry Seduction’ – 18-24”; Cherry red flowers held high have golden centers; Zone 4

Ajuga ‘Blueberry Muffin’ – 12”; Small leaves emerge bronze, hardening to green; Blue-purple flower spikes in spring; Zone 5

Alcea ‘Halo Blush’ – 5-6’; White flowers have a bright pink halo and yellow centers; Zone 3

Asarum canadensis ‘Jumbo’ – 6-12”; Satin leaves are larger than typical; mahogany flowers; Zone 4

Asarum splendens – 6-12”; Arrow-shaped leaves are mottled with silver; tricolor blooms; Zone 6

Aster ‘Carmine Red’ -2-3’; Each vibrant red blossom has a small yellow eye; Zone 5

Astilbe ‘Pink Lightning’ – 24”; Compact version of ‘Sprite’; Bronzy spent flowers add interest; Zone 4

Astilbe ‘Vision Inferno’ – 24”; Light pink blooms age to green adding interest through summer; Zone 3

Campanula ‘Blue Orb’ 12”; Blue-purple cup-shaped flowers on dainty green foliage; Zone 3

Campanula ‘Rapido Blue’ – 12”; Violet-blue cup-shaped flowers up to 4 weeks earlier than typical; Zone 3

Clematis ‘Candida’ – 10’; White flowers are up to 9 inches wide; Zone 4

Clematis ‘Diamantia’ – 8’; Large blooms packed with small, frilly purple petals; Dahlia-like; Zone 4

Coreopsis ‘Creme Caramel’ – 18”; Thread-leaf; Orange-salmon flowers have yellow centers; Zone 6

Coreopsis ‘Lightning Bug’ - 12”; Thread-leaf; Red flowers have yellow tips on their petals; Zone 5

Coreopsis ‘Starstruck’ – 12”; Thread-leaf; Rosy red flowers have white tips on their petals; Zone 5

Dianthus ‘Starburst’ – 12”; Semi-double frilled flowers are red with white splotches; Zone 4

Dianthus ‘Sugar Plum’ – 18"; Small red carnations have pink edges; Zone 4

Echinacea ‘Adobe’ – 24”; Compact; Bright orange petals with a brown cone; Zone 5

Echinacea ‘Dixie Scarlet’ - 24”; Compact; Scarlet flowers emerge continually in summer; Zone 4

Echinacea ‘Kismet Intense Orange’ – 18”; Compact; Deep orange flowers lighten as they age giving a multi-color effect; Zone 4

Echinacea ‘Kismet White’ – 18”; Compact; Continual white flowers throughout summer; Zone 4

Echinacea ‘Kismet Yellow’ – 18”; Compact; Continual yellow flowers throughout summer; Zone 4

Echinacea ‘Rainbow Marcella’ – 18”; Compact; Flowers emerge orange and age to pink; Zone 4

Epimedium ‘Akebono’ – 12”; White flowers blushed with pink; Zone 4

Epimedium cantabrigiense – 24”; Coppery orange flowers have yellow centers; Zone 4

Epimedium ‘Domino’ – 24”; White flowers have maroon centers; Zone 5

Epimedium ‘Pink Elf’ – 12”; Light pink flowers have deeper pink centers; Zone 5

Epimedium ‘Purple Pixie’ – 12”; Larger flowers than typical are violet with white spurs; Zone 4

Fern ‘Limelight Lady’ – 18”; Chartreuse emerging fronds have red stems; Zone 5

Gailardia ‘Spintop Red Starburst’ – 12”; Flowers are red in the center, yellow on the edge; Zone 3

Gailardia ‘Spintop Yellow Touch’ – 12”; Orange-red flowers have golden edges; Zone 3

Helenium ‘Ranchera’ – 24”; Rich red blossoms all summer long; Zone 3

Heliopsis ‘Summer Sun’ – 3’; Compact form, large yellow flowers all summer; Zone 3

Hemerocallis ‘Bubblegum Pie’ – 3’; Back-curved petals are pink with green throats and have ruffled edges trimmed in yellow; Zone 4

Hemerocallis ‘Night Embers’ – 3’; Small, burgundy, double-petaled flowers trimmed in gold; Zone 5

Hemerocallis ‘Winner’s Portrait’ – 3’; Large, pale pink flowers have golden throats and gold ruffled edges; Zone 4

Heuchera ‘Berry Marmalade’ -18”; Thick, ruffled, red-purple leaves; Cream-white flowers; Zone 4

Heuchera ‘Cherry Cola’ – 18”; Reddish-bronze foliage with red flowers; Zone 4

Heuchera ‘Forever Red’ – 12”; Our brightest red Heuchera has ruffled leaves and white flowers; Zone 4

Heuchera ‘Lemon Love’ – 18”; Small, slightly ruffled, chartreuse leaves are resistant to sunburn; Zone 4

Heuchera ‘Peach Crisp’ – 12”; Extremely ruffled peach to amber leaves and tiny white flowers; Zone 4

Hosta ‘Albiqua Moonbeam’ – 2’x5’; Corrugated dark green leaves have wide gold margins; Zone 3

Hosta ‘Brother Stefan’ – 2’x2’; Thick puckered leaves are chartreuse with a blue edge; Zone 3

Hosta ‘Forbidden Fruit’ – 2’x3’; Pointed leaves have blue green edges with bright gold centers; Zone 3

Hosta ‘Humpback Whale’ – 4’x8’; Huge blue-gray corrugated leaves form a massive clump; Zone 3

Hosta ‘Lakeside Paisley Print’ – 1’x2’; Green leaves have scalloped edges; irregular yellow splotching along mid-rib; Zone 3

Hosta ‘Miniskirt’ – 6”x18”; Dwarf form similar to ‘Blue Mouse Ears’; Wavy, blue-green leaves have a wide, cream to yellow margin. Pale lavender flowers have purple streaks. Zone 3

Hosta ‘Rainbows End’ – 18”x18”; Glossy green leaves are randomly striped with bright gold; Zone 3

Iris ‘Fortunate Son’ – 3’; Burgundy flowers with gold centers have purple beards; Zone 3

Iris ‘Harvest of Memories’ – 3’; Bright yellow ruffled flowers are fragrant; Zone 3

Isotoma fluviatilis – 6”; A mat of small green leaves has little star-like blue flowers in spring; Zone 5

Kniphofia ‘Creamsicle’ – 18”; Grass-like foliage bears upright flower spikes; Flowers open dark orange and fade to cream from top to bottom of the spike; Zone 6

Lavendula ‘Dilly Dilly’ – 24”; Lavender-blue flowers in midsummer are fragrant; Zone 5

Lavendula ‘Super Blue’ – 12”; Large deep blue flowers spikes; Improved cold hardiness; Zone 5

Leucanthemum ‘Belgian Lace’ - 12”; Yellow buds open to white flowers with fringed edges; Zone 5

Leucanthemum ‘Cream Puff’ – 18”; Yellow buds open to cream flowers; Heavy bloomer; Zone 5

Leucanthemum ‘Macaroon’ – 14”; Double flowers open yellow, maturing to white; Zone 5

Lupinus ‘Persian Slipper’ – 3’; Lower petals are deep blue to purple, uppers are white; Zone 4

Monarda ‘Bubblegum Blast’ – 24”; Hot pink flowers above dark green leaves; Mildew resistant; Zone 4

Monarda ‘Cherry Pops’ – 18”; Cherry red flowers atop deep green foliage; Resists mildew; Zone 4

Penstemon ‘Blackbeard’ – 3’; Lavender tubular flowers atop burgundy foliage; Zone 3

Perovskia ‘Crazy Blue’ – 18”; Upright, sturdy cultivar resists flopping; Zone 4

Platycodon ‘Astra Pink’ – 12”; Pink balloon-like buds open to light pink with dark pink veins; Zone 4

Pycnanthemum pilosum – 3’; Showy white flower clusters on green, minty scented foliage; Zone 4

Rudbeckia ‘American Gold Rush’ – 3’; Improved cultivar has superior disease resistance; Zone 4

Salvia ‘Bumblesnow’ – 12”; White blossoms on a neat and tidy, compact plant; Zone 3

Salvia ‘Crystal Blue’ – 24”; Spikes of soft lavender-blue flowers in early summer; Zone 3

Sedum ‘Blue Pearl’ – 12”; Dark blue-green foliage has purple stems with pink flowers; Zone 4

Sedum ‘Blueberry Pie’ – 12”; Frosty blue foliage has a pink tinge; Rosy magenta blooms; Zone 3

Sedum ‘Bundle of Joy’ – 12”; Dense mound of green foliage; Tons of white flowers in summer; Zone 3

Sedum ‘Turquoise Tails’ – 12”; Narrow, blue, spikey foliage; Pale yellow flowers held high; Zone 5

Stachys ‘Hummelo’ – 24”; Basal rosette of textured green leaves; Rosy lavender flower spikes on tall stems are long lasting; Zone 4

Yucca ‘Blue Sentry’ - 10’; Blue-green leaves become powder-blue with age; Will develop a trunk; Zone 5

 

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