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Plants Nouveau 2017–18 Catalog

New Plants • New Markets • New Solutions

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What is Plants Nouveau and what do we do ?

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Plants Nouveau is a new plant introduction and marketing company. We help plant breeders bring their plants to market by helping them through the introduction process. Plants Nouveau is run by two hip and trendy, plant loving women who totally adore plants and garden a lot. We’re not talking about “weekend warriors”, we’re talking about intense gardens and whenever they can be outside, away from their desks, their hands are quite dirty. Co-owners Angela Treadwell-Palmer and Linda Guy work directly with the plant breeders to select plants that are perfect for the consumers in their market. Every breeder and grower they work with is treated like family and that’s how they run their business. It’s all personal and the personal relationships are what have built Plants Nouveau to the well-respected company it is today.

What is new plant introduction ?

At Plants Nouveau, we think of ourselves as architects for better gardens, better minds and a better world. We introduce fantastic NEW plants from around the world that help people get out and play in their gardens. Our plants are bred to make gardening more colorful, less complicated and much more enjoyable. Plants Nouveau's creative and intellectual resources give world-wide recognition to great new plants that solve the needs of today’s consumer. Each new plant is evaluated in multiple, trusted sites to ensure success. Once deemed worthy, our plants are grown by premier growers around the globe.

So, what does that mean ? How does it all work ? We find the plants — or the plants find us We bring the plants to our growers We do extensive trials and evaluations all over North American and beyond We patent the plant to protect the inventor — just like any other invention We use memorable, meaningful names to enhance marketing efforts We develop creative marketing materials that speak to both growers and gardeners. We engage consumers to create demand We talk about the plants — A LOT — online & everywhere we go.

Why don't we sell plants ?

It’s our job to select and market the new plants to the growers. We leave the selling to those who do it best. We license talented, capable growers who grow our plants and then sell them to consumers both online & in garden centers around the world. We will do our best to help you find a source for our plants. Our goal is for everyone to have access and every gardener to benefit from the hard work we do to select plants that are just right for today’s consumers. Think you have the next hot new plant? Call us… Cheers,

Angela & Linda Our Introduction Partners We work with the following plant introduction and breeding companies to ensure our plants (and theirs) are marketed to their greatest potential.


CONTENTS ANNUALS

Aloe Caladium Gomphrena Rudbeckia Salvia

TROPICALS

Alocasia Colocasia

PERENNIALS

Anemone Astilbe Brunnera Campanula Clematis Coreopsis Echinacea Epimedium Eryngium Helenium Helianthus Heleborus Heuchera Heucherella Iberis Lavendula Lobelia Monarda Nepeta Origanum Phlox Scuttelaria Schizachyrium Stokesia Tiarellas

4 4–5 5 6 6

7 8–10

11 12 12 13 35 13 14–22 23 23 24 25 25–26 26 27 27 27–28 28 29 30 30 30–31 32 32 32 33–34

Plants Nouveau in action…

WOODY PLANTS

Callicarpa Camellia Cephalanthus Exochorda Forsythia Hydrangeas Hypericum Ilex Leucothoe Michelia Nandina Philadelphus Photinia Physocarpus Rhododendron Rhus Rosa Symphoricarpus Syringa Viburnum Weigela

36 36–39 40 40 40 40–49 50–52 52 53 53 54 54 54 55 56 56 57 57–58 59–60 60 61

TREES

Betula Cornus Malus Metasequoia Parrotia

62 62 63 63 63

#Family

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ANNUALS ALOE XHUMILIS ‘ANDHOGP’ SPINELESS HEDGEHOG™ Did someone say they saw a Hedgehog in the garden? We’ve got something even better, one without spines. An upright, urn-shaped aloe, Spineless Hedgehog blooms with spikes of coral-red flowers in spring and again in late summer. This is the perfect plant for hot, dry locations, and it makes quite an impression in the front of a border or as a container specimen, offering months of vibrant color. If it isn’t cold hardy in your region, you can bring it in doors for months of enjoyment near a sunny window. As long as you don’t over water it during the winter, it will thrive indoors and be ready to go the following spring when you can put it back outside.

Size: 20” tall by 18–22” wide

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Diseases and Pests: None Known

USDA Zones: 9–11

Soil: Well drained garden soil

Moisture: Can handle extremely dry, well drained soils

Landscape Use: Containers, urban spaces, Xeric gardens

PAINTED FROG™ SERIES CALADIUM

‘POISON DART FROG’ Vibrant, but certainly NOT toxic, the shiny, dark-green leaves of this caladium are splotched with red and reflective in bright light, making them look waxed. While most caladiums benefit from shade, Poison Dart Frog is at its best in partial sun, opening new possibilities for use in the garden and mixed containers. A medium-sized grower with huge potential for decorating, combine with begonias, ferns and other shade loving plants for the perfect texture combination.

Size: 12–24" tall by 12–24" wide USDA Zones: 9–11

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Sun/Shade: Full Sun / Filtered Shade Soil: Warm Garden Soil, Rich Organic Matter

Diseases and Pests: Root Rot, bacterial leaf spot Moisture: Moist, but well-drained and not too soggy

Landscape Use: Borders, containers, hanging baskets, foundations, mass plantings


CALADIUM ‘RED-BELLIED TREE FROG’ The lava-red, heart-shaped leaves of this sun tolerant caladium are framed with dark-green rims. Waxy, with a reflective sheen, Red-Bellied Tree Frog is saturated in vivid color. Plant in spring after soils warm up in areas where a blast of color is needed. An excellent choice for patio containers, holding up better than most varieties due to its acceptance of the sun!

Size: 12–24" tall by 12–24" wide USDA Zones: 9–11

Sun/Shade: Full Sun / Filtered Shade Soil: Warm Garden Soil, Rich Organic Matter

Diseases and Pests: Root Rot, bacterial leaf spot Moisture: Moist, but well-drained and not too soggy

Landscape Use: Borders, containers, hanging baskets, foundations, mass plantings

CALADIUM ‘TIE-DYED TREE FROG’ Tie-Dyed Tree Frog is playfully colorful, and a tall grower by caladium standards. Darkgreen leaves are accented by a red mid-vein, and mottled with lime-green and yellow variegation. Small, pink and white spots pepper each leaf, making them look like splattered paint. Large, heart-shaped foliage can be very effective when planted in big sweeps.

Size: 18–24" tall by 18–30" wide USDA Zones: 9–11

GOMPHRENA

Sun/Shade: Part sun-afternoon shade Soil: Warm Garden Soil, Rich Organic Matter

Diseases and Pests: Root Rot, bacterial leaf spot Moisture: Moist, but well-drained and not too soggy

Landscape Use: Borders, containers, hanging baskets, foundations, mass plantings

Landscape Use: Containers, foundations, mass plantings, urban gardens

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‘COSMIC FLARE’ PPAF

Lime green foliage contrasts nicely with the bright fuchsia ball-shaped flowers of this new globe amaranth. An all summer, shockingly beautiful combination, Cosmic Flare will brighten any border or container with its stunning foliage and flower color. #BigAnnuals

Size: 12–15" tall by 15–25" wide

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 9–11

Soil: Average garden soil, well-drained

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained and not too soggy

For more information for Gardeners and Growers visit: www.plantsnouveau.com

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#BigAnnuals

SMILEYZ™ SERIES RUDBECKIA HIRTA

SMILEYZ™

This new series of super happy rudbeckia from AB-Cultivars was bred to fill a pot quickly, and make everyone who buys one smile. One rooted cutting stuck below soil level will produce a pot full of blooms, ready for retail sales in 14 weeks. Plants from a rooted liner will not flop, and will be flowering in an 8–10" pot 8 weeks. The SmileyZ™ marketing campaign, Take home a Smile™, will be fun-filled and clever. We would like to world to smile more, so SmileyZ will bring them smiles every day on their porch, patio or in their gardens. We also plan to use Emoji themed tags to help boost sales to children and younger clients.

Size: 12–15" tall by 12–15" wide

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 7–9

Soil: Average Garden Soil

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Borders, containers, cutting gardens, foundations, mass plantings, urban spaces

SALVIA EMBER’S WISH™ ‘SAL1010-1’ PP 25183

SALVIA LOVE

AND WISHES™ ‘SER-WISH’ PPAF

This amazingly beautiful selection from our good friends at PMA (Plants Management Australia) is covered in two toned flowers the entire summer. Use it in a porch or patio pot on your deck, or patio for stunning all summer color. Cut the fading flower stalks off whenever you see one and another will grow in a few days. the tubular bloodorange flowers are capped with a colorful pink calyx which remains sometime after flowering, extending the colorful display even longer. This is a blooming machine that will keep your outdoor space in color all summer. Don’t be surprised when both hummingbirds and hummingbird moths visit daily.

Plant a swath of these in a large flower bed, use it as an accent color in a smaller spot, or maybe plant one in a mixed pot on your porch or patio. Love and Wishes will not disappoint. It will bloom all summer and never be without color, especially if you snip off the spent flowers — more will come…continually. This is one beautiful plant that will stop traffic and have all of your guests asking where you bought it. The magenta, tubular flowers are capped with a colorful deep purple calyx, which makes for a twotoned effect. Don’t be surprised when both hummingbirds and hummingbird moths visit this new selection from our friends at PMA daily.

Same Specifications:

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Size: 24–30" tall by 24–30" wide

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 8–10

Soil: Average Garden Soil

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Borders, containers, cutting gardens, foundations, mass plantings, urban spaces


TROPICALS MASQUERADE™ SERIES ALOCASIA X ‘BORNEO KING’ PPAF One might ask if this is an improved form of the beloved ‘Borneo Giant’ and we would have to say, it is indeed improved! After making multiple crosses with Borneo Giant and Odora, breeder Brian Williams came up with the perfect hybrid, exhibiting the best attributes of both parents: a faster rate of growth like Borneo with enormous, rippled leaves like Odora, and cold hardiness to zone 8! Start your own tropical paradise with this distinctly new hybrid. The leaves are certain to fan you as the summer breezes kick in! Size: 6–7' tall by 5–6' wide

ALOCASIA X ‘MAYAN MASK’ PP 24391

Same Specifications: Sun/Shade: Part Sun/ Prefers Afternoon Shade

Diseases and Pests: None Known

Soil: Average garden soil, well drained

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained and not too soggy

Landscape Use: Foundations, mass plantings, borders, urban gardens, containers

ALOCASIA SARA WAKENSIS

‘YUCATAN PRINCESS’ A one of a kind tropical, Yucatan Princess will cause you to take a second look at her incredibly glossy, patent leather-like leaves held high on strong, sturdy, stems. Each leaf unfurls to reveal a calm, cool grayish-green surface and an underside the color of a tall glass of chocolate milk. A mutation of an already beautiful specimen, this dark form of Alocasia sarawakensis stands tall and powerful with bold foliage reaching to eight feet high and five feet wide. The thick chocolate stems of this powerful princess hold her leaves straight and tall all summer like an Indian headdress. Size: 8' tall by 4–5' wide

USDA Zones: 9–11

Mayan Mask commands attention with bold, upright leaves and strong, sturdy, stems. Each leaf unfurls with a satin texture and bright, pale green veins, but matures to glossy grass green with chocolate undersides. Plant this new powerful tropical in a large container as a specimen or use the graceful, yet powerful foliage to lure passers by into your garden, for it will make the perfect focal point. This selection is very robust and durable, so it will never flop or fall. Size: 8' tall by 4–5' wide

USDA Zones: 9–11

ALOCASIA ‘ZULU MASK’ Another fantastic addition to the Masquerade series, Zulu Mask is certain to capture the attention of onlookers! Leaves are long, narrow and deeply lobed, and can reach 2' in length. Architecturally striking, each leaf is darkgreen with white veins and has a dark maroon underside. A robust grower, this plant is very tolerant of rot, and should overwinter well in all of zone 8. Size: 4' tall by 4' wide

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USDA Zones: 8–11

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COLOCASIA ‘BLACK RIPPLE’ PP 26151 This is one hard working, sexy elephant ear. The first time we saw Black Ripple (formerly known as ‘Puckered Up’) in the trial fields, we were blown away by the number of stems and leaves, the sheen and the amazingly puckered foliage. This is one of the cutest, most attractive colocasias released in a long time. The light plays off of each pucker to make the foliage look a lot like a shiny turtle shell. The habit is rather compact, with many stems, so this one will make a lovely presentation in any retail setting in a one, two or three gallon pot. Size: 3–4' tall by 3–4'wide

Sun/Shade: Full sun to part shade

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 8–11

Soil: Average garden soil, well-drained

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained and not too soggy

Landscape Use: Foundations, mass plantings, borders, urban gardens, containers

GECKO SERIES COLOCASIA ‘BLACK SAPHIRE GECKO’ PPAF The perfect selection for the back of a garden bed, Black Sapphire Gecko stands tall above most of the other elephant ears in the series, with amazing, black, satin leaves that seem to change their look, depending on the way the light dances across the foliage. Dark stems support nice, tight clumps, and show off the maroon-colored undersides of the leaves. Whether you use it as a backdrop for shorter varieties, or as a specimen up front and center, this is a Gecko worthy of attention!

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Size: 4–6' tall by 4–6'wide

Same Specifications: USDA Zones: 8–11

Sun/Shade: Full sun

Soil: Average garden soil

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained and not too soggy

Diseases and Pests: None known Landscape Use: Foundations, mass plantings, borders, urban gardens, containers

COLOCASIA

‘ELECTRIC BLUE GECKO’ PP 26153

From the Gecko Series of colocasias from breeder Brian Williams of Brian’s Tropicals in Louisville, KY comes this darker than dark new selection. Changing color — like a true gecko — the foliage can look deep purple, black or even metallic-blue in different light. Deep blue stems hold the foliage high about the base, making a lovely vase shaped plant in a container or in the garden. Size: 3' tall by 3'wide

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Same Specifications: Size: 3–4' tall by 3–4'wide

Sun/Shade: Full Sun/ Part Shade

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 8–11

Soil: Average Garden Soil

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained and not soggy

Landscape Use: Foundations, mass plantings, borders, urban gardens, containers

COLOCASIA

COLOCASIA

‘PAINTED BLACK GECKO’ PPAF

‘RED-EYED GECKO’

With leaves being the most important ornamental trait of colocasias, the dark-black leaves of Painted Black Gecko are certain to grab your attention! 3–4’ clumps catch and reflect the light with a shimmering iridescence, offering a unique look between the black tops and the undersides of the leaves, which vary from maroon to gray in color. A moderate grower, Painted Black Gecko is easy to find a spot for, and can be used anywhere you would plant caladiums for that contrasting color only elephant ears can offer.

Plant a Gecko in your garden or in a pot for instant color and a superior tropical effect. What do Geckos and Elephant Ears have in common? They both like warm weather, and they are uniquely colored. They can also range in size from very small, to quite large. This series has it all. Red-Eyed Gecko is the third to be introduced into this series with its chartreuse foliage and deep red eye — like the eye of a Gecko. This is one unusually bright and sunny selection with strong lime green stems. Keep this one out of hot afternoon sun and you will have a bright, happy beauty all summer long.

GIGANTE SERIES COLOCASIA ‘FIERCE GIGANTE’ PPAF

Same Specifications: USDA Zones: 8–11

Sun/Shade: Part sun / afternoon shade

Soil: Average Garden Soil

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Diseases and Pests: None known

Landscape Use: Borders, specimens, containers, pool side

One of the largest plants in the Gigante Series, this new behemoth is arguably the most unique as well. Strong, purple stems form the foundation for large, green, heart-shaped leaves, which are also complimented by purple veins. Once mature, plants regularly produce tall, purple flowers with white spaths, resembling lovely, ornate candles ablaze. A one-of-a-kind plant, this is the first Colocasia we’ve seen with ornamental flowers!

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COLOCASIA

‘DRAGON HEART GIGANTE’ PPAF For years, Brian Williams, the breeder of the Gigante series dreamed of a black-leaved Colocasia gigantea. A plant that could grow 7–8' tall in a single season, a plant with ears as big as elephants; black ears. With great perseverance he worked toward making his dream come true. It’s been said that within every dreamer, beats the heart of a dragon. From this, we bring you ‘Dragon Heart’. Size: 7–8' tall by 5–8'wide

Size: 6–8' tall by 5–8'wide

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COLOCASIA ‘IMPERIAL GIGANTE’ PP 26152 Are you an impatient grower or gardener? This is the series for you. Gigante is Spanish for giants, and boy are they huge. These new tropical elephant ears will grow up to 8 feet tall in one growing season and the leaves on these plants can reach 2–3 feet long. Our incredibly bold, colorful selections are perfectly happy in the ground or in large containers. Make a tropical oasis anywhere you need with the Gigantes. Imperial Gigante shows off massive black leaves each one particularly ornate, accented by light green veins and stems. Robust in nature, these 3–4' long leaves are held horizontally like giant fan blades. Size: 5–8' tall by 5–8'wide

TROPI-COOLS™ SERIES Same Specifications: Sun/Shade: Full Sun

USDA Zones: 6–11 Soil: Average Garden Soil, well-drained

Diseases and Pests: None known

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained Landscape Use: Foundations, mass plantings, borders, urban gardens, containers

COLOCASIA ‘BIKINI-TINI’

COLOCASIA ‘MADIERA’

Bikini-tini stands above the others, literally, growing 5 to 7 feet tall, the upward-facing bluish-gray leaves form cups that show off the dark purple petioles and veins. It’s a tetraploid, so it is also strong-stemmed and thick-leaved. For a fun game when it rains, watch the cups of Bikini-tini fill with water, and then tip to pour it out! Children will love this. Part of the Tropi-cool Series, bikinitini has proven perennial, even where the soil freezes. They will please gardeners everywhere with their bold color and easy to handle sizes.

Midway in size between a caladium and an elephant ear, Madeira grows only 2 to 3 feet tall, adding depth and drama to garden compositions. It is an ideal selection for the mid border or as a foliar element in large containers, where it contrasts and complements brightly colored foliage and flowers. Another great character trait of this new selection is that unlike other black-leaved forms, Madeira will not spread and take over your garden.

Size: 5–6' tall by 30–36" wide

COLOCASIA ‘SANGRIA’ A tropical look is easier to attain in northern climes because these tubers overwinter in gardens as cold as zone 6. Part of the Tropi-Cool Series, Sangria has proven perennial, even where the soil freezes. This new selection makes a lovely focal point, sporting vibrant pinkish red petioles, like rhubarb. A closer look reveals the bluish green tint of the leaves and the purple veins that branch throughout the blade.

Size: 4–6' tall by 30–36" wide

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Size: 2–3' tall by 30–36" wide


PERENNIALS ANEMONE

‘CINDERELLA’ FANTASY™ PP25367 From the breeder of the Pretty Lady™ Series, this floriferous, thickly-petaled, single flowered baby pink selection is vigorous, filling pots quickly. Covered in blooms from late July to October, this new selection is a grower and gardener’s dream with its many flowers and strong, upright stems. The fall seed heads are like little, creamy white cotton balls that last and give interest to the fall garden until a good, hard frost. USDA Zones: 6–9

ANEMONE

‘POCAHONTAS’ FANTASY™ PP 25352 From the breeder of the Pretty Lady™ series, this new double flowered, bubblegum-pink selection is vigorous in production and in the garden. It quickly fills a one or two gallon and a garden border in a gentle, clumping fashion. The plant is covered in blooms from July–October and the blooms are held upright on super strong stems, making this the perfect perennial or gift plant. Fluffy, creamy white, cotton-like seed heads extend the garden interest well into the late fall. USDA Zones: 6–9

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RED RIDING HOOD’ FANTASY™ PPAF From the breeder of the Pretty Lady™ Series, this new thickly petaled, single flowered rosy pink selection is vigorous, filling pots quickly. Covered in blooms from late July to October, this new selection is a grower and gardener’s dream with its many flowers and strong, upright stems. The fall seed heads are like little, creamy white cotton balls that last and give interest to the fall garden until a good, hard frost. USDA Zones: 6–9

Same Specifications: Size: 12–18" tall by 18–24" wide

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Diseases and Pests: None known

Soil: Average Garden Soil

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Borders, foundations, containers, urban gardens

For more information for Gardeners and Growers visit: www.plantsnouveau.com

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ASTILBE

‘DELFT LACE’ GARDEN CANDY® PP 19839 This plant will outperform most astilbes in any garden settings and will be a superior container plant in nursery culture. Imagine Peach Blossom with fantastic foliage and unbreakable red stems and you have Delft Lace. The mighty blooms are held high above the foliage on candy apple red stems. The buds emerge deep salmon-pink and open to a soft apricot-pink. Spring foliage emerges shiny maroon and ages to deep olive green with a blue tint. This is one astilbe you won’t kill. Size: 24–36" tall by 24–36" wide

Sun/Shade: Full Sun to Part Shade

USDA Zones: 5–7

Soil: Average Garden Soil

Diseases and Pests: None known

Landscape Use: Shady foundations, mass plantings, urban gardens, container

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

BRUNNERA MACROPHYLLA

‘SEA HEART’ GARDEN CANDY® PP 24684 Sea Heart holds up much better to the heat and humidity and it flowers about one to two weeks early than other selections with a lovely two-toned bloom. If you’ve always wanted a brunnera in your garden, this brunnera is for you — even if you live somewhere where the summers are hot and humid. It holds up well and keeps going well into fall until a good hard frost takes it out. We’ve also noticed that other brunnera are affected by foliar, nematodes and ‘SeaHeart’ and ‘Silver Heart’ are NOT.

BRUNNERA MACROPHYLLA

‘SILVER HEART’ GARDEN CANDY® PP 24685 We planted this new selection side-by-side with ‘Looking Glass’ and noticed a huge difference in foliage toughness. The leaves are thicker and more pubescent (or hairier) and they hold up much better in extreme heat and humidity. The blooms are still deep cobalt blue and the foliage is as silver as a baracuda’s skin. Try this plant in your shade garden. In the shade and on warm summer evenings, each leaf looks like a little moon, lighting up the garden. The mature leaves are as big as your head! We’ve noticed that other Brunnera are affected by foliar, nematodes and ‘SeaHeart’ and ‘Silver Heart’ are NOT. Same Specifications:

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Size: 6–12" tall by 12–24" wide

Sun/Shade: Full Sun/ Part Shade

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 4–8a

Soil: Average Garden Soil

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Foundations, shade gardens, borders, foundations, urban garden


Same Specifications: Sun/Shade: Full Sun0

Diseases and Pests: None known

Soil: Average Garden Soil

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Borders, foundations, mass plantings, cutting gardens, gift plants

CAMPANULA

‘FREYA’ GARDEN CANDY® PP 22738 Freya stands at a maximum of 15" tall in full bloom and spreads to make a lovely, floriferous, yet contained clump full of blue-violet flowers. Each flower stalk holds 4–6 large clusters of blooms. Freya will provide months of violet-blue, star shaped bell flowers — perfect for attracting hummingbirds and other passers-by to your garden. Size: 10–15" tall by 15–18" wide

USDA Zones: 5–8

CAMPANULA

‘VIKING’ GARDEN CANDY® PP 21021 The name Viking brings to mind images of strength and vigor. This campanula has both strength and vigor as well as many superior qualities. Viking stands at a maximum (in full bloom) of 18" tall and spreads to make a lovely and floriferous 24" clump within the first two growing seasons. Although this new selection bulks up quickly, it does not spread by rhizomes and the seeds are sterile, so not even the birds can spread them around. Size: 15–18" tall by 18–24" wide

COREOPSIS

‘GILDED LACE’ PPAF

USDA Zones: 5–8

#PollinatorParadise

Size: 36–42” tall by 24–36” wide

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 3–8

Soil: Average Garden Soil

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Borders, containers, cutting gardens, foundations, mass plantings, urban gardens

Tall perennials are back! This strong and sturdy tickseed is covered with golden yellow flowers most of the summer, like a mountain gilded in gold. The lacey leaves and strong stems make for a wonderful base for the thousands of flowers. Pollinators love this one and it also serves as great shelter for birds and other wildlife throughout the year. If you have a small garden and would love some height or a focal point, Gilded Lace is the perfect solution. It looks lovely massed in a large setting or as a stand alone in smaller spaces.

For more information for Gardeners and Growers visit: www.plantsnouveau.com

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ECHINACEA ‘AVALANCHE’ PP 18597 Our quest for dwarf, more floriferous coneflowers with predictable habits resulted in this amazing introduction. Prefect for smaller spaces or mid-border placement, Avalanche will amaze growers with its pot-full-of-blooms and its amazing, sturdy habit. This Echinacea is a dream for shipping and retail sales, and perfect for container gardening and small urban spaces. This plant has continuously bloomed from July to September in many garden settings. Size: 15–18" tall by 15–18" tall

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 5(4)–9

Soil: Average Garden Soil, well-drained

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Foundations, mass plantings, borders, urban gardens, containers

BUTTERFLY™ SERIES Bred by the breeding team at AB-Cultivars in the Netherlands, these improved single flowered selections have amazingly saturated bloom colors on small statured plants that are truly garden hardy in most of the US. Bred for their size and amount of blooms, the Butterfly series was named because in the breeding fields in the Netherlands, hundreds of butterflies visit each and every plant. It’s hard to take pictures for all of the butterflies! These are the perfect retail end cap perennial because they look terrific in a one gallon pot and with the number of blooms and the intense colors, they will fly off the shelves and into people’s gardens. Each plant in this series will finish and be in full bloom in less than one year. We know you will be super satisfied with their performance and the fact that they will return year after year, pleasing everyone. Same Specifications for all Butterfly™: Size: 15–18" tall by 18–24" wide USDA Zones: 5(4)–9

Sun/Shade: Full Sun Soil: Average Garden Soil

ECHINACEA

‘CLEOPATRA’ PP 24631 Cleopatra is a strong plant that supports single, lemon yellow blooms. A compact, yet sturdy plant, this new selection will make the perfect one gallon plant or middle border mass. Named after a butterfly of the same name, Cleopatra’s bright, deep golden color is reminiscent of the wings of her namesake. A bright and sunny addition to any garden, this well-branched plant makes the perfect border or massing plant. It’s also really great in a container or patio planting.

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Diseases and Pests: None known Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Borders, foundations, urban gardens, cutting gardens, containers


ECHINACEA ‘GOLDEN SKIPPER’ PPAF

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Named after the popular Golden Skipper butterfly, this fantastic new selection’s saturated, deep lemon yellow color is reminiscent of the wings of her namesake. A bright and sunny addition to any garden, this compact, yet sturdy, well-branched plant makes the perfect border or massing plant. It’s also really great in a container or patio planting. This new coneflower can grow to full size in one growing season in the ground and in even less time in a container.

ECHINACEA

‘JULIA’ PP 24629 Julia is a strong plant that supports single, tangerine orange blooms. A compact, yet sturdy plant, this new selection will make the perfect one gallon plant or middle border mass. Named after a European butterfly of the same color, this new selection will brighten any garden spot. A bright and sunny addition to any garden this sturdy, well-branched plant makes the perfect border or massing plant. It’s also really great in a container or patio planting.

ECHINACEA

‘ORANGE SKIPPER’ PPAF Orange Skipper is a strong plant that supports single, neon-tangerine orange blooms. Named after a common butterfly of the same color, this new selection will brighten borders, add color to mixed planters and attract hundreds of beautiful butterflies to your garden. This compact, yet sturdy, well-branched plant makes the perfect border or massing plant. This new coneflower can grow to full size in one growing season in the ground and in even less time in a container.

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ECHINACEA ‘PEACOCK’ PPAF Enormous, coral pink flowers cover this coneflower like a velvet cloak. The butterflies truly adore this one and visit the plant all summer. We chose this one for its super-sized flowers and consistent habit. Coral pink is a new color for coneflowers and it makes for a perfect addition to the ever-expanding Butterfly series. Peacock mixes well with blue perennials, like Campanula ‘Freya’, Russian sage, or small ornamental grasses like ‘Prairie Munchkin’ little blue stem.

ECHINACEA ‘POSTMAN’ PPAF Fiery red flowers and a contrasting brown cone make for a lovely combination in this compact, long-blooming addition to the Butterfly series. A true red with slightly drooping petals, Postman stands out in any planting like a red-lighted beacon. Good companions for the postman are blue ornamental grasses, white and orange flowered perennials and coarsely textured leaves like ‘Black Ripple’ elephant ear.

ECHINACEA ‘PURPLE EMPEROR’ PP 24459 Bright magenta-purple blooms in mass on a compact, sturdy plant make for the perfect middle of the border plant. Purple Emperor, named after the beautiful butterfly of the same name, has full, yet single blooms that are vibrantly colored and plentiful with brown button centers. These are perfect one gallon plants for garden center sales.

ECHINACEA ‘RAINBOW MARCELLA’ PPAF ‘Rainbow Marcella’ is perfectly suited for retail sales, Rainbow Marcella will produce a pot full of blooms in just one growing season. Incredibly hardy and long-lasting, this new selection will be the highlight of gardens all over the world. This petite plant will be covered with single petaled flowers the color or orange sherbet. Each bloom ages to a soft, raspberry pink and remains colorful until a cold winter frost.

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THE CONE-FECTIONS™ SERIES Bred by the breeding team at AB-Cultivars in The Netherlands, these fully double, incredibly floriferous, sturdy, winter hardy selections are so beautiful, you’ll want to eat them. These plants contain superior genes from long lived parent plants. Many selections have lived for seven years plus in our trial gardens and they continue to grow and bloom year after year after year. Strong stems, many fully double blooms, and saturated colors are their trademark.

#Delicious

Same Specifications: Size: 12–15" tall by 15–18" wide USDA Zones: 4–9

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Diseases and Pests: None known

Soil: Average Garden Soil

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

ECHINACEA ‘BUTTERFLY KISSES’ PP 24458 Reaching merely 12" tall with brightly colored, dependable blooms, Butterfly Kisses is the perfect addition to the already popular Cone-fections Series. Strong, thick stems support many, bubblegum pink blooms on this compact and incredibly floriferous selection. The blooms emerge with lime green centers that fade to deep pink and then to a golden yellow as the summer goes on. This plant will bloom like an annual and it will make the perfect one gallon on a retail shelf. Landscape Use: Foundations, cutting gardens, borders, urban gardens, containers

NEW ECHINACEA ‘CHERRY FLUFF’ PPAF Lime green buds unfurl to reveal creamy white blooms with cherry blush and soft pink highlights with a lime green center. As the blooms age, the cherry blush becomes more prominent and contrasts well against the olive green foliage. Cherry Fluff finishes fast and fills a one gallon container quickly with lush foliage and a pot full of blooms. Landscape Use: Foundations, borders, containers, urban gardens

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ECHINACEA ‘COCONUT LIME’ PP 18617 This selection exhibits a stout, sturdy habit and numerous white, fully double pompon-like flowers. The center of each bloom begins leaf green and changes to light lime green as it ages. The plant is well branched and very floriferous, producing numerous straight and sturdy flower stems. Coconut Lime is one of those plants that blooms all summer. Deadhead it in a timely manner and you’ll have delicious lime green blooms for arrangements until the first hard frost. Size: 24–30" tall by 24–30" wide

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 5(4)–9

Soil: Average Garden Soil, well-drained

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Foundations, borders, urban gardens, containers

ECHINACEA ‘GUAVA ICE’ PP 23473 Guava Ice has enormous, fully double guava colored blooms on thick, upright stems. It's a unique color, but a super-strong, sturdy plant with loads and loads of four-inch diameter blooms. This is a strong plant in the garden covered with healthy, deep green foliage. Thick lime green stems hold the truly gigantic blooms way up high as they fade from deep orangey-pink to a cooling shade of guava.

Size: 24–30" tall by 24–36" tall

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 5(4)–9

Soil: Average Garden Soil

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Foundations, borders, mass plantings, urban gardens, cutting gardens

ECHINACEA ‘HOT PAPAYA’ PP 21022

ECHINACEA ‘HONEYDEW’ PP 24630

Hot Papaya matures with rich, spicy orange ray petals that are topped by a double, reddish-orange pompom. Each pompom has a remarkable papaya colored halo in the center that grows as it ages. Showing it’s strong Echinacea purpurea lines, this truly novel selection sports thick, deep green leaves and strong, sturdy stems with maroon markings.

Honeydew is a surprisingly refreshing new color in double coneflowers. It really stays green and provides a much needed hip and comforting color to the bright summer garden color palette. This is one heck of a well-branched plant in the trials and for that reason, we think it will make a lovely container or balcony plant as well as a cooling addition to any summer flowering border.

Size: 30–36" tall by 24–30" wide USDA Zones: 5(4)–9 Sun/Shade: Full Sun Soil: Average garden soil, well-drained Diseases and Pests: None known Moisture: Moist, but well-drained Landscape Use: Foundations, mass plantings, borders, urban gardens, containers

Size: 18–24" tall by 18–20" wide

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 4–9

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Landscape Use: Foundations, specimens, borders, urban gardens, containers

Soil: Average garden soil

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Same Specifications: USDA Zones: 5(4)–9

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Diseases and Pests: None known

Soil: Average Garden Soil, well-drained

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

ECHINACEA ‘LEMON DROP’ PPAF A lively new addition to the Cone-fections series of double flowered selections, Lemon Drop is a fully double coneflower with bright yellow petals the color of Lemon Drop candies. Add this color to your garden to brighten up deep blues and purples. Mix this lovely new cone with pinks, and purples for a cool effect or oranges, pinks and reds for a hot summer combo. Strong, straight stems make this new perennial an eye catching specimen wherever you plant it. Size: 15–18” tall by 18–24” wide

Landscape Use: Borders, containers, cutting gardens, foundations, mass plantings, urban gardens

ECHINACEA ‘MARMALADE’ PP 22602 With blooms the color of tart orange marmalade and stems as sturdy as the strongest selection, Marmalade will add another dimension to your garden. Marmalade is a medium sized plant with large, fully double pompom blooms that won’t disappoint. The blooms are a light, yellowish-orange with many perfectly formed ray petals and a tufted bonnet of even deeper golden orange on top on the double cone. The plants are vigorous and healthy and have multiple buds per stem. Size: 26–30" tall by 24–30" wide

Landscape Use: Borders, foundations, small urban gardens, cutting gardens, containers

ECHINACEA ‘MERINGUE’ PP 20537 Meringue is a stout and sturdy plant, growing to only 18" tall. This new coneflower will have you dreaming of light, foamy meringue peaks on top of a lemon cream pie. Meringue is a dwarf, double white that re-blooms as much as ‘Pink Double Delight’. In nursery trials, it is a stellar performer. Meringue has consistent bloom counts and stiff, sturdy stems that make for quite the boxy little selection. Size: 12–15" tall by 18–20" wide

Landscape Use: Foundations, borders, urban gardens, containers

ECHINACEA ‘MILKSHAKE’ PP 20594 This could be the best double white echinacea for the mid-border. Milkshake is “regular" sized. Blooms are held high on strong, sturdy stems and they do not age until fall. It’s as if they are fake flowers. The plant is also very sturdy and strong. Each mature plant holds 40–50 blooms (the same ones since early June…) high with great confidence and no sign of flopping. The blooms are almost true white, with a hint of say, French vanilla milkshake-y-ness. Size: 30–36" tall by 24–36" wide

Landscape Use: Borders, foundations, mass plantings, urban gardens, cutting gardens

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Same Specifications: USDA Zones: 5(4)–9

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Diseases and Pests: None known

Soil: Average Garden Soil, well-drained

Landscape Use: Foundations, borders, urban gardens, containers

ECHINACEA ‘MINI BELLE’ PPAF

ECHINACEA ‘PINK BONBON’ PPAF

Mini Bell is a miniature NEW version of ‘Southern Belle’. With its bright fuchsia blooms and strong stems, yet in a smaller version for smaller garden spaces, Mini Bell is the plant for you. Like its sister, Mini Belle has EchinaSize: 18–24" tall by 18–24" wide cea tennesseensis in her blood, so she should be super long-lived in any garden setting. Dead head her and she will rebloom the entire summer.

Like deep pink chocolate balls filled with tasty ice cream, this new perfectly pink selection has truly double blooms with no ray petals. Delicious pink pompoms are formed on the end of each strong stem and complement the deep green foliage well. Your garden will feel decadent with Pink Bonbon in its borders.

ECHINACEA ‘PINK DOUBLE DELIGHT’ PP 18803

ECHINACEA ‘PINK SORBET’ PP 18817

Pink Double Delight was the first garden worthy double pink coneflower by which all others have been compared. This double pink beauty is the original and still has more all-summer blooms than any other on the market. It is consistently, truly double and it has a wonderful, compact habit with multiple blooms per stem.

Size: 18–24" tall by 18–24" wide

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Size: 12–15" tall by 18–24" wide

Echinacea ‘Pink Sorbet’ took top awards at the ISU (International Stauden Union) trials and Plantarium in The Netherlands. It is a gem of a plant. Strong, sturdy stems hold up large, fully double bubble-gum pink blooms. This is the perfect plant for shipping on racks. Pink Sorbet has super stiff stems that hold up its fully double, pompom blooms and never flop — even after a heavy rainstorm.

Size: 18–24" tall by 24–30" wide

ECHINACEA ‘RASPBERRY TRUFFLE’ PP 22612

ECHINACEA ‘SOUTHERN BELLE’ PP 23493

This beautiful selection is short and stout, making it the perfect companion for summer perennials. The soft, yet saturated salmoney-pink bloom color is long lasting and fades to a coral pink as it ages. The ray flowers are deep salmon in color, and the cone or center of the bloom begins chocolate brown and unfurls to reveal a very double, button top in the same color as the ray petals as it matures. The name sure fits because when the cone flowers are developing, the chocolate center looks like a truffle placed in the middle of the bloom.

Southern Belle has flat ray petals that stick out from the fully double, deep magenta colored cone like a formal pink pettiskirt. The breeder infused Echinacea tennesseensis into the mix giving this selection extreme vigor, amazing bloom power and a super long life. The color saturation on each bloom of Southern Belle is quite unbelievable. A true magenta in every sense of the word. Crayola would be proud.

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Size: 18–22" tall by 24–30" wide

Size: 30–36" tall by 30–36" wide


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ECHINACEA ‘SWEET SIXTEEN’ PPAF Deep raspberry pink, double flowered blooms sit atop thick, sturdy stems like a top hat on a cane. Topping out at 12" tall in full bloom, Sweet Sixteen is the perfect front of the border perennial. It’s also great in mixed containers where you need an all-summer bloomer. Sweet Sixteen is sturdy and strong and will never flop after a storm. Dozens of flowers come into bloom at once, yet they are followed by a parade of perfectly pink, fabulously double pompom flowers for months. Size: 8–12" tall by 12–18" wide

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 4–9

Soil: Average Garden Soil, well-drained

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Borders, foundations, urban gardens, containers

ECHINACEA ‘WHITE DOUBLE DELIGHT’ PP 23472 White Double Delight is consistently, truly double and it has a wonderful, compact habit with multiple blooms per stem. It truly is the spitting image of Pink Double Delight, but in white! White Double Delight makes the perfect border companion for Pink Double Delight. Size: 18–24" tall by 18–24" wide

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 5(4)–9

Soil: Average Garden Soil, well-drained

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Borders, foundations, urban gardens, containers

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THE MEADOW MAMA SERIES

The Meadow Mamas are a new series of slightly taller, super floriferous coneflowers from AB-Cultivars. Perfect for mixed borders or mass plantings, their flower power will amaze and delight. Single-petaled selections in super saturated colors and interesting bi-color combinations make for a complete series of strong, nurturing ladies. The mamas of the meadow, these new selections will invite pollinators to your garden all summer long. Their strong stature and full bodied flowers will complement and enhance any perennial planting. Not only are these new selections perfect for any sunny garden, they make perfect patio plants in decorative containers or planted in a mixed pot with other annuals and perennials. Same Specifications for all Meadow Mamas: Size: 20–24” tall by 18–24” wide USDA Zones: 5(4)–9

Sun/Shade: Full Sun Soil: Average Garden Soil

#PollinatorParadise

Diseases and Pests: None known Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Borders, containers, cutting gardens, foundations, mass plantings, urban gardens

ECHINACEA ‘BLUSHING MEADOW MAMA’ PPAF Pure white petals are accented by a blush pink halo, like a blushing bride in a pure white gown. Strong stems and olive green leaves are the perfect foil for the softly colored, yet strong blooms. A cone the color of a red velvet cupcake makes for the perfect cherry on top of a nearly perfect perennial.

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ECHINACEA ‘FIERY MEADOW MAMA’ PPAF Deep gold, slightly droopy petals are highlighted by a fire red halo surrounding a deep red cone. Like a red headed woman, this new coneflower will light up, and enhance any full sun garden. Fiery Meadow Mama also makes the perfect pot full of flowers in a pot all by itself or in a mixed container with purple leaved grasses or coral bells.

ECHINACEA ‘INNOCENT MEADOW

MAMA’ PPAF

Pure white, perfectly flat petals surround a golden yellow cone atop grass green leaves on a strong, and sturdy plant. This is not your average white coneflower. Each plant is completely covered with flowers, standing tall in the middle of the garden border or in a mass planting like a beacon of hope and peace.

ECHINACEA ‘LAUGHING MEADOW MAMA’ PPAF Like the strong willed, hard headed red head at the office, this mama commands attention and respect. Tangerine orange, single petaled flowers circle a brown cone and make for a statement in any sunny spot. This coneflower laughs at hardiness trials and beckons pollinators from every angle with its brightly colored flowers.

ECHINACEA ‘PLAYFUL MEADOW

MAMA’ PPAF

Raspberry pink blooms, tipped in white look like berries dipped in white chocolate. How playful is that? A red cone compliments the petal colors perfectly and makes for a delicious combo to nurture and feed your gardening desires. Playful Meadow Mama will attract attention from passers-by and provide an unusual color combination, not often seen in perennials.

ECHINACEA ‘SUNNY MEADOW MAMA’ PPAF Golden haired girls get all the attention, and this mama is no exception. She’s strong, loud and stands out in a crowd with her deep golden yellow petals and greenish yellow cone, demanding attention from people and pollinators. Plant her in a super sunny spot and mix her with blue, purple and orange hued perennials and annuals for an exciting summer.

ECHINACEA ‘SWEET

MEADOW MAMA’ PPAF

Perfectly pink, slightly curled petals surround the deep red cones of Sweet Meadow Mama. She’s girly, yet strong willed and full of fiery energy that will light up any mass planting, small garden space or mixed container for your porch or patio. This mama mixes well with lots of plants, but especially with pale pink, blue and purple perennials and maroon leaved tropical plants.

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Same Specifications for Epimediums: USDA Zones: 4–8

Sun/Shade: Part to full shade

Diseases and Pests: None known

Soil: Average garden soil, but can tolerate poor soils

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Shady borders, dry shade, urban gardens, containers

EPIMEDIUM ‘CONALBA’ PPAF

ALABASTER™

Alabaster is even faster to propagate than Purple Pixie. Its pure, grass green leaves are the perfect back-drop for the large crisp white flowers. The white blooms are accented with a violet purple blush. Alabaster also fills a salable container, bulking up quickly compared to other selections — making it a more attractive, small plant on garden center shelves.

#MadeForShade

EPIMEDIUM ‘PURPLE PIXIE’ PP 13966 The violet-purple sepals are the most vivid color of any purple blooming selection on the market. The mature clump, although not very large when fully grown, grows to a mature size in the first two to three years, so you don’t have to wait forever for it to bulk up — nor is it an aggressive ground cover like some other selections.

Size: 9–12" tall by 15–24" wide in 3 years

Size: 9–12" tall by 24–36" wide in 3 years

ERYNGIUM XZABELLI ‘NEPTUNE’S GOLD’ PP 27092 GARDEN CANDY®

The first all-gold leaved Eryngium! Bright golden leaves and bracts contrast greatly with the steel blue stems and flower heads. A lovely, eye-catching color that does not burn. Leaves emerge bright yellow, fade to chartreuse and then age to a lovely gold and green combination. The long lasting, electric blue flowers are surrounded by bracts that are graduated from silver to gold and then soft lavender. Neptune’s gold was selected by breeder Neil Alcock in Wales and introduced by Plants for Europe. It makes an excellent container specimen or addition to a combo planter. The plants are totally stable and never revert.

#GardenCandy Size: 20–24” tall by 10–12" wide USDA Zones: 4–9

Sun/Shade: Full Sun Soil: Average Garden Soil

Diseases and Pests: None known

Landscape Use: Borders, containers, foundations, mass plantings

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

For more information for Gardeners and Growers visit: www.plantsnouveau.com

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THE MARIACHI™ SERIES Same Specifications for Mariachi™ Series: USDA Zones: 3–9

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Diseases and Pests: None known

Soil: Average Garden Soil, well-drained

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Borders, foundations, mass plantings, urban gardens

HELENIUM AUTUMNALE ‘BANDERA’ PP 27397 Like tiny little, brightly colored flags, the blooms of this new helenium will command attention. Deep brick red with a bright golden halo, each ruffled bloom will add color and dimension to your late summer border. Flowering a week to ten days later than the rest of the Mariachi series, Bandera will extend your summer bloom display well into fall. Size: 12–15" tall by 15–18" wide

HELENIUM AUTUMNALE ‘RANCHERA’ PP 27415 Ranchera will add dimension to your garden with its deep red, rounded blooms. Like the traditional music style this flower is named after; Ranchera — music played by one person with one guitar, this spectacular helenium will stand as a colorful beacon to draw your eye deep into the border. Its round, compact habit stands tall and does not flop in the garden. The flowers of Ranchera are a true red. Flowering a week to ten days later than the rest of the Mariachi series, Bandera will extend your summer bloom display well into Fall.

HELENIUM AUTUMNALE ‘FUEGO’ PP 25977 Fuego will set your garden afire with its orange and gold blooms. Like little orange and gold tutus spinning above the foliage, this fiery selection will bring happiness and bright colors to your summer garden border or in mixed containers on your balcony or patio. The color of the flowers remind us of a fire dancing baton twirler on the beach — a common Mexican cultural performance. The swirling colors will enhance your summer garden. Size: 24–30" tall by 24–30" wide

HELENIUM AUTUMNALE ‘SALSA’ PP 25978 Salsa is the brightest red helenium we’ve ever seen. It’s like looking at a bowl of ripe vine grown tomatoes. Not many plants bloom red in the summer, so this is a welcomed addition to an otherwise orange and yellow palette. One look at the spicy red flowers and the dark chocolate button centers and the deeply colored selection will remind you of a fresh bowl of pico de gallo. Size: 24–30" tall by 20–24" wide

Size: 12–15" tall by 15–18" wide

HELENIUM AUTUMNALE ‘SIESTA’ PP 25969

HELENIUM AUTUMNALE ‘SOMBRERO’ PP 25968

Siesta is like a beacon for the summer border. One look at the brightly colored blooms in the mid afternoon sun and you’ll want to get your sombrero, a cool beverage and a nice shady spot to take time out for a nap. Deep bluish-red ray petals surround a maroon and yellow cone to make a lovely two-toned effect.

Sombrero couldn’t be brighter. It is a true lemon yellow through and through and the cone of the blooms is even a shade of yellow, making this truly a sunny, happy day plant. You’ll need your sombrero not to be blinded by the brightness of the blooms and the cuteness of this sneezeweed. This compact and bushy blooming machine will make you smile.

Size: 24–30" tall by 20–24" wide

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Size: 18–20" tall by 20–24" wide


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HELIANTHUS X MULTIFLORUS ‘SUNSHINE DAYDREAM’ GARDEN CANDY® Sunshine Daydream was found as a branch sport of 'Capenoch Star’, with fully double blooms and petals that re-curve toward the stem. The fully rounded, dahlia-like blooms are smaller in diameter, but much more numerous in quantity. Sunshine Daydream is covered in blooms and stands straight and strong and five feet tall, free from mildew all summer long. The foliage is perfectly clean. This selection stands out as a gem for the mid-summer garden, and it could soon replace all other double-flowered helianthus. Size: 5–6' tall by 2–4' wide

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Diseases and Pests: Generally free of powdery mildew

USDA Zones: 4–8

Soil: Average Garden Soil

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Borders, foundations, mass plantings, butterfly gardens, cutting gardens

HELLEBORUS SEED STRAINS WINTER MAGIC™ Through innovation with the University of Ghent and a strong commitment to quality, and ease of growing, many new varieties have been bred and will be sold worldwide. The goal at Het Wilgenbroek is to offer a true seed strain by color and type of their H. orientalis selections. Thierry van Paemal and his staff have been working for ten years to select seedlings and then group them into type and color ranges. Each year they rogue out plants that do not fit the selected type and collect seed from plants that do fit, strengthening their seed strain lines.  After ten years of selecting and collecting seed, we are happy to be finally offering the Winter Magic™ strain of hand selected Helleborous orientalis to growers all over the world. Not only are these strains true to their descriptions, but they germinate and fill a 72 cell liner in less than one year, making production much shorter and sales much cheaper than other seed strains on the market. 

Size: 12–18" tall by 15–18" wide

Sun/Shade: Full Sun/Part Shade

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 3–9

Soil: Average Garden Soil

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Borders, containers, foundations, mass plantings, urban spaces

HELLEBORUS NIGER ‘DOUBLE FASHION’ PPAF WINTER MAGIC™ Double Fashion is a clean, double, creamy white that fades to pale green. It’s the perfect plant for dry shade and the deer don’t eat the leaves or the flowers, so you will certainly get months of enjoyment each year from this drought tolerant, nearly evergreen perennial. This superior, incredibly floriferous selection makes wonderful pot plants and a permanent, deer proof, drought tolerant addition to any shady spot.

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HELLEBORUS XERICSMITHII ‘CANDY LOVE’ WINTER MAGIC™ PP 19413

HELLEBORUS XNIGERCOR ‘SNOW LOVE’ WINTER MAGIC™ PP 19559

Candy Love bursts into bloom with soft, pastel shades of yellow and pink. It was selected because it is so incredibly floriferous, even at a young age and because it makes a large clump in the garden in no time. Big, outfacing blooms are held well above the foliage, developing a greenish tinge as they mature. Blooming will begin in the winter months in mild regions and last well into the warmer days of spring.

Snow Love graces the early spring landscape with its creamy white to yellow blooms. As the blooms mature, they develop a celadon green patina and remain attractive on the plant well into spring. One of the great harbingers of spring, Snow Love’s vigorous clumps continue to increase and become more floriferous every year making this the perfect evergreen, deer proof perennial for dry shade.

Size: 12–15" tall by 15–18" wide

Diseases and Pests: None known

Size: 12–15" tall by 15–18" wide

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 3–9

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

USDA Zones: 3–9

Moisture: Well-drained

Sun/Shade: Part sun/ full shade

Landscape Use: Foundations, mass plantings, borders, urban gardens, containers

Sun/Shade: Part sun/ full shade Soil: Average garden soil

Landscape Use: Foundations, mass plantings, borders, urban gardens, containers

Soil: Average garden soil

HEUCHERA ‘DARK CHOCOLATE’ GARDEN CANDY® PP 23454

HEUCHERA ‘STAINLESS STEEL’ GARDEN CANDY® PP 23349

Dark Chocolate has relatively large flowers that begin as deep pink buds and mature to a soft, pale pink bloom with fringed edges. Blooms appear in late spring in long, narrow panicles reaching to a height of 18–24 inches and dangle gracefully. The flower stems are dark purple and contrast very well with the soft pink blooms. This has been a tough and enduring plant, surviving dry and humid summers with no problems. Deep chocolate brown leaves with a slightly luminous, silver overlay make a stunning combination.

Stainless Steel is nearly evergreen in the garden and the new foliage that emerges each April is nothing less than stunning. When planted in more sun, the leaves get a mauve glow, but in part or full shade, they truly are, well, stainless steel. The undersides of the leaves are celery green and the veins are a bright, pinkish-maroon. The overlay of pure silver is breathtaking, especially in morning sun. This plant is heat and humidity tough and it can withstand the coldest winters. Strong purple stems hold 18" cut flower quality bloom stalks filled with sturdy, creamy white bells.

Size: 8–12" tall by 12–15" wide

Diseases and Pests: None known

Size: 8–12" tall by 20–24" wide

USDA Zones: 5(4)–8

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 5(4)–8

Sun/Shade: Full sun to full shade

Landscape Use: Mass plantings, borders, urban gardens, containers

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full to partial shade

Landscape Use: Mass plantings, borders, urban gardens, containers

Soil: Average garden soil, well-drained

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Soil: Average garden soil, well-drained


HEUCHERELLA INFINITY’ PPAF GARDEN CANDY® This new foamy bell — a hybrid of a coral bell (Heuchera sp.) and a foam flower (Tiarella sp.) is sure to please even the most discerning gardener. It literally blooms to infinity and beyond. Infinity has large, dark, chocolate colored, velvety leaves that work together to form a mounding, bushy perennial, making a statement in any garden. The deeply lobed, matte finished leaves look as if they’ve been covered in dark chocolate cocoa powder. Creamy pink buds open to cream colored flowers on two foot spikes that bloom continuously from the end of May to late fall. Size: 12–18" tall by 24–36" wide

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 5–9

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Sun/Shade: Part sun, prefers afternoon shade

Landscape Use: Foundations, mass plantings, borders, urban gardens, containers

Soil: Average garden soil

Iberis ‘SWEETIE PIE’ PPAF GARDEN CANDY® If snow came in shades of lavender and lilac, describing this new candy tuft would be easy. Imagine lavender colored snowballs edging your flower beds or enhancing your spring and early summer containers. The flowers of Sweetie Pie begin lavender and age to a lighter shade of lavender during the summer months. The plants form perfect mounds and make the best plants for pots.

Size: 8–10” tall by 10–12” wide

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 6b–9

Soil: Average Garden Soil

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

LAVENDULA STOECHAS ‘IBPR901-2’ PP 25525

Landscape Use: Borders, containers, foundations, ground cover, mass plantings

THE PRINCESS™

From our partnership with Plants Management Australia, we bring you this vibrant pink lavender. The Princess was bred in Australia and has blooms in the most intense shade of pink found on the market. Plants are early flowering and have a beautifully pungent lavender fragrance. Selected for the intense flower color, minimal pinchin, and long season of bloom, this new plant is compact, neat and covered in flowers. The highly aromatic gray foliage is the perfect foil for the perfectly pink blossoms.

Size: 12–15" tall by 12–15" wide

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

USDA Zones: 7–9

Soil: Average Garden Soil

Diseases and Pests: None known Moisture: Average to dry, well-drained

For more information for Gardeners and Growers visit: www.plantsnouveau.com

Landscape Use: Borders, foundations, mass plantings, containers

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LAVENDULA STOECHAS

‘GHOSTLY PRINCESS’ PPAF

A soothing combination of silvery foliage and rosy-pink flowers make for a stunning, yet calming color combination in any porch, patio or garden setting. This new lavender is perfect for patio pots next to your favorite sitting area. Not only will the scent of the foliage and blooms calm you, but the soft colors will too. From our friends at PMA in Australia, this super silvery selection is sure to please the eye and the senses as it blooms all summer. 

Size: 12–18” tall by 15–18” wide

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 7–9

Soil: Average Garden Soil

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

LOBELIA CARDINALIS GARDEN CANDY®

Landscape Use: Borders, containers, foundations, mass plantings, urban spaces

‘BLACK TRUFFLE’ PP 25687

Never, has a true, native cardinal flower been available with such deep, dark foliage and bright red flowers. The combination is stunning! Black Truffle was selected for its nearly black foliage and bushy, upright habit. It’s a hummingbird magnet and so much more. If you’ve ever dreamed of a perennial coleus — this plant is your dream come true. The foliage emerges nearly black with an oil-slick looking sheen to it. As the summer months go on and the heat turns up, the foliage turns shiny maroon and stays that way until the cardinal red flowers appear. The foliage lasts from May to a hard frost and will give you months of enjoyment as the hummingbirds and butterflies frequent it often. Size: 24–36" tall by 24–36" wide

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 3–9

Soil: Average Garden Soil

Moisture: Average to moist

LOBELIA CARDINALIS GARDEN CANDY®

Landscape Use: Borders, rain gardens, foundations, naturalistic plantings, mass plantings

‘FRIED GREEN TOMATOES’ PP 21958

Fried Green Tomatoes is an unusually vigorous, extremely winter hardy selection of the species. Dozens of tomato red blooms appear in late July, transforming this selection into hummingbird magnet. 25 to 30 blooming stems will appear on newly planted plants. Other lobelias, especially red leaved selections, take much longer to establish and are not nearly as vigorous. Fried Green Tomatoes has successfully over wintered in many cold, wet winters.

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Size: 30–36" tall by 24–30" wide

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 3–9

Soil: Average Garden Soil

Moisture: Adequate soil moisture to hasten root establishment

Landscape Use: Foundations, mass plantings, borders, urban gardens, rain gardens


BEE-YOU® SERIES OF MONARDAS Bees love them. Growers love them. These new bee balms are mildew free, covered in flowers, the perfect size and available in colors to bring any outdoor space to life. Brought to us by AB-Cultivars, the Bee-You series is impressing bee balm lovers all over the globe. Bees, butterflies and hummingbirds can’t resist their sweet nectar and fragrance. Many selections have deep maroon or purple bracts that make the flower colors appear even deeper and more enticing. Attract much needed pollinators and feed your soul with these beautiful, contained, carefree bee balms. Same Specifications for Monardas: USDA Zones: 4–8

Sun/Shade: Full sun

Diseases and Pests: None known

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Borders, containers, cutting gardens, foundations, mass plantings, urban gardens

Soil: Average garden soil

MONARDA ‘BEE-FREE’ PPAF

MONARDA ‘BEE-HAPPY’ PPAF

Electric purple flowers grow from deep maroon buds, bringing light to any sunny space. Perfect in the garden or nestled in a decorative pot on the patio. Nepetas like ‘Summer Magic’, pastel daylilies and roses, summer phlox and blue ornamental grasses make good friends.

Imagine a well-behaved, compact, more saturated vermillion red version of Jacob Cline and you have BeeHappy. This beauty looks great in combination with chartreuse leaved grasses and annuals, pale blue salvias and nepetas like ‘Summer Magic’, and yellow flowers like daylilies, and fits perfectly into pots or planted in any sunny outdoor space.

Size: 15–18” tall by 12–15” wide

Size: 15–18” tall by 12–15” wide

MONARDA ‘BEE-LIEVE’ PPAF Bright colors are great, but sometimes you need a softer pink in your life. Bee-Lieve has beautiful, baby pink flowers, accented by maroon bracts that look like a necklace. Plant Bee-Lieve with purple summer phlox, Russian sage, red leaved plants like ‘Black Ripple’ elephant ear or ‘Black Truffle’ cardinal flower for an invigorating, yet soothing display.

MONARDA ‘BEE-MERRY’ PPAF Deep, magenta flowers open from purple buds and completely cover the plant for months of bright color that will style your outdoor space and beckon you outside. Mix Bee-Merry with other pollinator friendly plants like the Butterfly™ Series of coneflowers, ‘Black Truffle’ cardinal flower and ornamental grasses like ‘Prairie Munchkin’ little blue stem for soothing color combinations.

Size: 15–18” tall by 12–15” wide

Size: 12–15” tall by 10–12” wide

MONARDA ‘BEE-TRUE’ PPAF Raspberry red flowers with a center that looks like a red velvet cupcake, make this new bee balm a hit for any sunny spot. Bee-True to yourself and place this beauty in a decorative pot as an accent or in a combo pot on your patio, or maybe in your garden with some of these colorful companions; pale pink salvias, white coneflowers like ‘Milkshake’ or blue flowered perennials. Size: 12–15” tall by 10–12” wide

For more information for Gardeners and Growers visit: www.plantsnouveau.com

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NEPETA GRANDIFLORA GARDEN CANDY®

‘SUMMER MAGIC’ PP 27090

From our partnership with Plants For Europe, we are excited to bring you this new catmint. Summer Magic is a new, extremely free-flowering variety from the UK that blooms continuously from May to September. Grass green leaves and a great deep lavender flower color make for a great garden combination. This new catmint is compact, sturdy and never flops, even in the worst rainstorms. You won’t attract cats with this selection either. Compared to ‘Walker’s Low’ and ‘Six Hills Giant’, ‘Summer Magic’ is sturdier, has a thicker bloom and never goes through that ugly mid summer bloom-less phase. Size: 15–18" tall by 15–18" wide

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 4–9

Soil: Average Garden Soil

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Borders, containers, foundations, mass plantings, pollinator gardens

ORIGANUM HYBRIDA ‘BELLISSIMO’ PPAF Stunning plum colored blooms adorn this new, ground hugging ornamental oregano from mid-summer to early fall, making an eye-catching combination on the porch, patio or in the garden. From our partners at PMA in Australia, this drought tolerant plant is perfect for the driest spots in your garden, requiring little water once you establish a good planting. Let it spill over rock walls or be the focal point of your mixed border in a tall, decorative pot. Whichever use you chose, you will not be disappointed in its colorful display and ground hugging ability. Size: 6–8" tall by 18–24" wide

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 6–9

Soil: Average Garden Soil

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

PHLOX PANICULATA ‘LORD CLAYTON’ PP 22960 GARDEN CANDY® The combination of cherry-red blooms and deep purple foliage make this selection a show-stopper. Add powdery mildew resistance to the list of features and you have a real winner for gardeners who want luscious, jewel-toned colors. The foliage emerges deep, eggplant purple with lime green veins and matures to greenish-purple, making the perfect backdrop for the brilliantly colored blooms. Size: 36–48" tall by 30–36" wide USDA Zones: 3–8 Sun/Shade: Full sun Soil: Average garden soil, well-drained

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Diseases and Pests: This selection is resistant to powdery mildew. Moisture: Moist, but well-drained Landscape Use: Borders, foundations, mass plantings, butterfly gardens, cutting gardens

Landscape Use: Borders, containers, foundations, mass plantings, urban spaces


Same Specifications: Size: 18–24" tall by 18–24" wide

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 3–9

Soil: Average Garden Soil

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Foundations, cutting gardens, borders, foundations, urban gardens

PHLOX PANICULATA ‘PARTY PUNCH’ PP 22926 GARDEN CANDY®

PHLOX PANICULATA ‘THAI PINK JADE’ PP 22961 GARDEN CANDY®

PHLOX PANICULATA ‘DITOFRA’ BUBBLEGUM PINK PP 21171

PHLOX PANICULATA ‘DITOMDRE’ CORAL CRÈME DROP PP 20907

Bright, candy pink flowers with crisp white markings unfurl into six-inch long cone-shaped blossoms, covering the plant from mid to late summer, casting a sweet perfume into the air for all who pass by. Bubblegum Pink is a super disease resistant selection from a breeding program in the Netherlands. Plant this beauty in the middle of a mixed border, along the foundation of your house, or mass it in a commercial setting and it will not disappoint. Hummingbirds and hummingbird moths will visit it daily for its sweet nectar.

One of the most beautiful mid-summer flowers, Coral Crème Drop is adorned with brightly colored, deep salmon blooms. Each tiny flower (or floret) that makes up the blossom cone has a bright, fuchsia pink ring around the center — the center where hummingbirds and hummingbird moths come to drink their nectar. It’s as if nature put a bull’s eye right there for them to see the spot. Mix this phlox into your border or foundation plantings and accent it with blue and white flowering plants for a glorious color combination. This super disease resistant selection is mildew free in gardens all over the US and comes to us from breeding in The Netherlands.

PHLOX PANICULATA ‘DITOMFAV’ COTTON CANDY PP 21369

PHLOX PANICULATA ‘DITOMSUR’ GRAPE LOLLIPOP PP 21109

Soft pink flowers with white brushstroke accents make for a lovely pastel addition to any garden. Each tiny flower (or floret) has bright white markings and an orange halo around the center of the flower, to guide the pollinators to the pot of nectar waiting for them. Hummingbirds and hummingbird moths will delight and visit these beauties daily, as their sweet candy-like fragrance fills the summer air. Cotton Candy mixes well with purple, darker pinks and even yellows in mixed plantings and foundations, and will bloom from mid to late summer. This disease resistant selection comes to us form breeding in the Netherlands.

A favorite color in the summer garden, Grape Lollipop adds a muchneeded pop of deep, saturated purple to the palette. Each tiny flower (or floret) is accented by white brushstrokes — or landing marks — and a bright orange halo in the center, helping much needed pollinators find their way to the juicy nectar. Hummingbirds and hummingbird moths will frequent this plant — especially right before the sun goes down. As you finish your gardening chores, and sit down on the patio or porch with a cold beverage to relax, and watch the pollinators visit these phlox. You’ll be amazed at their abundance, speed and beauty. This super disease resistant selection comes to us from breeding in The Netherlands.

Each bloom is unique with its almost fluorescent pinkish-orange color and thin veil of pure white lace. The color reminds us of a bowl of punch. From afar, the petals appear to be solid pinkish-orange, but look closely and you will see the dainty white veil overlay. Light green foliage is the perfect foil for the brightly colored blooms. This unusually colored, perfectly sized, disease resistant phlox will not disappoint.

Soft, cherry blossom pink blooms look like porcelain flowers with their perfectly crisp, squared edges. Dotted with a darker pink eye and displayed against a backdrop of deep green, glossy foliage, this new compact, floriferous phlox will quickly become a star in any garden setting — no matter how hot, dry and humid it is. Bring on the heat and the humidity and even the lack of air circulation. This Asian princess will thrive in any condition.


NEW Scuttellaria ‘SCUTTLEBUTT VIOLET’ PPAF What’s the scuttlebutt about this new skull cap? Bumblebees will love it, because it is covered in deep purple flowers. You will love it because it is compact and full, and drought tolerant. The dark green leaves have eggplant colored edges and are supported by deep maroon stems, making a show-stopping combination. Skullcaps are a great native replacement for salvias and lavenders and this new selection combines perfectly with bright yellow coreopsis, little bluestem and other drought tolerant natives.

Size: 12–15” tall by 12–15” wide

Sun/Shade: Full sun/ Part shade

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 4–9

Soil: Average garden soil, well-drained

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Borders, containers, cutting gardens, foundations, mass plantings

SCHIZACHYRIUM SCOPARIUM ‘PRAIRIE MUNCHKIN’ PP 26335 Prairie Munchkin is the perfect native alternative to the highly overused Calamagrostis ‘Karl Foerster’. This new sturdy grass will make a perfect 3' tall hedge. Use it in naturalistic plantings in a border or mass it in a hedge-row for a very minimalist, yet modern look. The steel blue foliage persists throughout the heat of the summer, then the flowers appear and the foliage slowly turns a shade of strawberry blonde, then to tawny for the remainder of winter. Size: 24–30" tall by 20–24" wide USDA Zones: 3–9 Sun/Shade: Full sun Soil: Average to poor garden soils

STOKESIA LAEVIS ‘MELS BLUE’ PP 23090 Usually, you have to get down on your knees to see the beauty of a Stoke’s aster bloom. Not this selection! Mels Blue comes to us from a nursery in The Netherlands and it’s an in your face kind of Stoke’s aster. Super large, highly visible, brightly colored blooms stand out well against the deep, grass green foliage to make for a stunning display in any garden. We love its upright habit. Each plant is loaded with blooms that open over a long period of time and provide continual color for months in your garden or in mixed containers.

Size: 12–15" tall by 10–12" wide

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 5–10

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full sun Soil: Average garden soil

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Landscape Use: Borders, cutting gardens, foundations, mass plantings, urban gardens

Diseases and Pests: None known Moisture: Will take average moisture and severe drought Landscape Use: Borders, commercial plantings, containers, foundations, median strips, urban gardens


THE DIVA-RELLA ™ SERIES Same Specifications: USDA Zones: (4)3–9

Sun/Shade: Full to part shade

Soil: Organic garden soil

Diseases and Pests: None known

Landscape Use: Containers, groundcover, shady borders, shady slopes

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

TIARELLA CORDIFOLIA ‘FM MOOBERRY’ PP 22189 With its softly lobed leaves and deep, eggplant-purple markings and layers, upon layers of white blooms, FM Mooberry; named after native plant pioneer-ess of the Brandywine Conservancy and the Delaware Valley, and founder of the Millersville Native Plants in the Landscape Conference, this plant performs fantastically well in the garden. Although it is a true clumper, she spills over the edge of the pot and continues to bloom. Size: 4–6" tall and 12–18" wide

TIARELLA CORDIFOLIA ‘SHERRY KITTO’ PPAF

TIARELLA CORDIFOLIA ‘STEPHANIE COHEN’ PP 22258

This new foamflower has amazingly tough, leathery foliage in a dusky olive green with deep purple markings. The foliage is deeply lobed and compact, making a nice clump in the garden. The deep pink buds open to bright white, bottle brush blooms with a pink blush that remains as the flowers age. Up to 150 flower stalks have been counted on mature clumps in trial gardens.

Named after Stephanie Cohen — The Perennial Diva, this new clumping foamflower certainly is just that, a Diva. It speaks loudly in the spring landscape announcing its presence with hundreds of deep pink buds and glossy, deep grass green foliage. This plant takes extreme heat and drought. It will wilt and fall completely to the ground and then be revived in hours with a drink of the hose. Size: 6–8" tall by 18–24" wide

Size: 6–8" tall by 18–24" wide

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THE RIVER SERIES TIARELLA CORDIFOLIA ‘DELAWARE’ PP 21980 Delaware has the largest, roundest leaves with subtle, deep purple markings. Delaware is covered in prolific, deep pink blooms from late spring to early summer that are held high above the foliage on dark red stems. Large, round leaves often fool visitors who think they are non-hardy begonias. Each velvety leaf has deep, purple-black venation that becomes more pronounced as the foliage matures.

Size: 4–6" tall by 18–24" wide

Sun/Shade: Full to part shade

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: (4)3–9

Soil: Organic garden soil

Moisture: Average to moist

For more information for Gardeners and Growers visit: www.plantsnouveau.com

Landscape Use: Containers, borders, groundcover, hanging baskets, shady slopes, stream banks

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Same Specifications for River Series: USDA Zones: 4(3)–9

Sun/Shade: Full to part shade

Diseases and Pests: None known

Soil: Organic garden soil

Moisture: Average to moist

Landscape Use: Containers, borders, groundcover, hanging baskets, shady slopes, stream banks

TIARELLA CORDIFOLIA ‘LEHIGH’ PP 22031 Lehigh exhibits the most deeply lobed; apple green leaves of the series. Each leaf has deep maroon markings in the center and numerous that become more pronounced as the leaves mature. Strong flower stalks support peachy-pink bottle-brush blooms from late spring to early summer. Size: 4–6" tall by 12–18" wide

TIARELLA CORDIFOLIA ‘OCTORARO’ PP 21962 Octoraro is possibly the best ground cover of the series making it the perfect native substitute for English ivy and periwinkle in dry or moderately wet shade. Thick flower stalks hold mauve-pink buds that open to creamy, light pink blooms from spring to summer. Maroon markings on the foliage become more pronounced as it matures each season. Size: 4–6" tall by 24–36" wide

TIARELLA CORDIFOLIA ‘SUSQUEHANNA’ PP 21961 Susquehanna is the lowest growing in this series. Beautifully cut foliage with deep purple markings remains semi-evergreen until spring, when it is overgrown by new foliage. This selection works well as a ground cover and quickly spreads to cover the soil, even in dry shade locations. Size: 2–4" tall by 24–36" wide

TIARELLA CORDIFOLIA ‘WISSAHICKON’ PP 21963 Wissahickon bears the shiniest foliage and is the longest blooming of the series. A slower spreader, it grows four to six inches tall and spreads up to eight inches the first growing season. The glossy, grass green foliage remains well into the winter months and blooms begin in late spring and continue into late July. Size: 4–6" tall by 12–15" wide

Plants Nouveau in action…

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CLEMATIS ‘DELIGHTFUL SCENT’

SUGAR-SWEET™ LILAC

Sugar-Sweet Lilac is one of the first flat, scented clematis ever produced in cultivation. Sweet honeysuckle perfume surrounds each violet-pink bloom throughout the growing season as it climbs 6–9 feet tall. As blooms mature, a lilac stripe appears in the center of each petal, giving the blooms dimension. This incredibly hardy, wilt resistant beauty blooms from April to June in most gardens. Size: 4–6' tall by 18–24" wide

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 6–11

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full sun to part shade

Landscape Use: Climbing on garden structures and small flowering trees, containers

Soil: Average garden soils

‘SCENTED CLEM’

SUGAR-SWEET™ BLUE

Sugar-Sweet Blue is also one of the first flat-petaled, scented clematis in cultivation. Bright, periwinkle blue buds unfurl to reveal star shaped blooms that develop with a silvery-white center stripe as they age. A sweet fragrance reminiscent of gardenias fills the air around this wilt resistant, super hardy, medium sized climber from April to June. Size: 4–6' tall by 18–24" wide

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 6–11

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full sun to part shade

Landscape Use: Climbing on garden structures and small flowering trees, containers

Soil: Average garden soils

‘VITIWESTER’ BURNING LOVE™ PP 25727 Burning Love (‘Vitiwester’ in Europe) is a cross between the deep red, velvety flowered ‘Westerplatte’ and a pale blue selection of the species C. viticella, which is resistant to wilt. The luscious, velvety red blooms are plentiful on this spring and summer blooming, medium sized climber. Beautiful flowers with a quintessential Clematis viticella shape on completely wilt resistant plant. This is the perfect climber for small flowering trees like crab apples and red buds. Size: 6–9' tall by 18–24" wide

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 4–11

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full sun to part shade

Landscape Use: Climbing on garden structures and small flowering trees, containers

Soil: Average garden soils

For more information for Gardeners and Growers visit: www.plantsnouveau.com

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WOODY PLANTS

PLUMP & PLENTIFUL™ SERIES Same Specifications: Size: 5–6’ tall by 4' wide

Sun/Shade: Sun to part shade

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 5–9

Soil: Average Garden Soil

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Borders, mass plantings, specimen, woodland gardens

CALLICARPA ‘KOLMAGICME’

CALLICARPA ‘KOLMALILA’ LILAC

AMETHYST

We’re sure that flower arrangers are going to love this new Callicarpa! A marvelous new variety, Amethyst ‘s berries are plump, plentiful and violet-purple. Whether you use it for cuts or just for enjoyment in your own garden, this beauty berry promises to add a new color choice.

Another new color in Callicarpa, Lilac’s lightly colored fruits are destined for flower arrangements all over the world! Soft in color, with plentiful berries along every branch, this versatile shrub delivers.

CALLICARPA ‘Kolmnostar’ SNOW STAR PPAF

CALLICARPA ‘KOLMAPURGI’

PURPLE GIANT

You have to trust us when we say the fruit of this beauty berry is more plentiful than any other on record. We would have counted them, but it would have taken too long! Clusters of purple berries cover the branches in fall, offering several options for use. Cut the stems to make exciting flower arrangements, or simply enjoy them in your garden as the days become shorter and the nights begin to cool down.

CAMELLIA

Beautyberries satisfy a place in the garden with their decorative fruits that form in tight clusters along every branch in late summer and early fall. A one-of-a-kind selection, Snow Star is certain to dazzle with its white, pearl-like fruits. Plump, plentiful and snow-white, these berries don’t turn brown like other white varieties that have disappointed. So, whether you use the stems for cuts or the plant as a placeholder in your garden, this beautyberry promises to please.

CAMELLIA SASANQUA SUSY DIRR ‘GREEN 99-031’ PP24888

Susy Dirr, daughter of Dr. Michael and Bonnie Dirr was born with cystic fibrosis, which makes the act of breathing a life and death struggle. Cystic fibrosis did not define Susy as a person. She embraced life with a joyful spirit that was uplifting to everyone around her. She made the world a better place with her compassion for others, her biting wit and brilliant mind. With this plant, we reflect on Susy’s life and know that a part of her spirit remains with us in the garden. This new hardy, fall blooming camellia is a robust grower in containers in the nursery and in the garden. It’s a full, bushy plant with a dense habit, and elegant, formal double carmine pink flowers. 60% of PROCEEDS FROM THE ROYALTIES OF THIS PLANT GO TO THE SWEET MELISSA FUND.

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Size: 8–12' tall by 5–7' wide

Sun/Shade: Full sun to part shade

Diseases and Pests: Some scale

USDA Zones: 7–9

Soil: Average Garden Soil

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Foundations, focal point, mixed borders


OCTOBER MAGIC® SERIES Same Specifications: USDA Zones: 7–9

Sun/Shade: Full sun to part shade

Diseases and Pests: Occasional Scale

Soil: Average Garden Soil

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

CAMELLIA SASANQUA ‘GREEN 99-006’

OCTOBER MAGIC™ BRIDE PP20539

The perfect selection for a small garden or a tight spot, this Bride fits in the smallest of wedding dresses. Upright and dense in habit, making it the perfect choice in places other camellias quickly outgrow. A profuse bloomer at an early age, with pure white rose to peony form flowers. October Magic Bride is a tight and compact, yet upright shrub that will eventually form a small flowering tree after 10 plus years. The crisp white blooms contrast well against the deep, shiny green leaves for a stunning effect. No browning out on these as they age, they stay clean, and clear white until the blooms are spent. Size: 4–6' tall by 4–6' wide

Landscape Use: Foundations, focal point, specimens, urban gardens

CAMELLIA SASANQUA ‘GREEN 01-006’

OCTOBER MAGIC® CARPET PPAF

As captivating as a golden-haired prima ballerina swirling across the autumn stage in her pink tutu, the ruffled, crepe paper-like flowers of Carpet will continue to dance in your memory long after they leave the stage. With its bushy, spreading habit, this new introduction to the growing list of October Magic® Camellias, offers an adaptability in the landscape that larger selections cannot, making it the ideal choice for urban settings and smaller gardens. Mix Carpet with spring and summer flowering perennials like salvias, coreopsis and coneflowers for a full season of flowers. Size: 3–4” tall by 4–5” wide

Landscape Use: Foundation plantings, mass plantings, urban gardens

CAMELLIA SASANQUA ‘GREEN 99-012’

OCTOBER MAGIC™ DAWN PP 20453

Uniquely large, porcelain-like flowers of soft pink grace the dark green foliage of this selection. A dense grower, with a very upright, habit, Dawn is destined to become one of the top favorites in the October Magic series. This is no average camellia: a slower grower than most, Dawn is a great choice for smaller spaces. Girly pink and porcelain like in nature, these are the ultimate tribute for a newly born baby girl. Plant Dawn in her honor and she will grace you with her huge, soft pink flowers for many, many years to come. Size: 4–6' tall by 4–6' wide

Landscape Use: Foundations, focal point, specimens, urban gardens

For more information for Gardeners and Growers visit: www.plantsnouveau.com

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CAMELLIA SASANQUA ‘GREEN 97-039’

OCTOBER MAGIC™ INSPIRATION PP 20566

A vigorous upright grower, shiny, dark-green leaves provide a prominent backdrop for the flowers. Fully double white ruffled flowers are outlined with a pencil-thin margin of magenta-pink, a characteristic seldom found in autumn Camellias. Profuse flowering performance begins mid-October and lasts into November. Spent flowers are self-cleaning. New growth is burgundy-red. The blooms of Inspiration are so much like a porcelain rose, you might not believe it is truly a camellia. Rarely is a picotee form seen, but here it is — an Inspiration for us all to believe anything is possible. Size: 8–12' tall by 6–8' wide

Landscape Use: Foundations, focal point, specimens, urban gardens

CAMELLIA SASANQUA ‘GREEN 99-016’

OCTOBER MAGIC™ IVORY PP 24887

If ‘Mine No Yuki’ has been your choice for white camellias, Ivory will keep you from ever looking back. A creamy white, fully double peony-like flower with ruffled petals, similar in flower to ‘Mine-No-Yuki’ with more numerous petals. Ivory is a profuse bloomer with a much more manageable, very vigorous, upright habit, on a bushy and easy to produce plant. Ivory matures to a very manageable 6–8' tall, making it perfect for smaller spaces and large containers. Size: 6–5' tall by 5–7' wide

Landscape Use: Foundations, focal point, specimens, urban gardens

CAMELLIA SASANQUA ‘GREEN 94-035’

OCTOBER MAGIC™ ORCHID PP 20465

Miniature pink and white bicolor flowers burst into a profusion of bloom in mid October and continue into November providing the landscape with much needed color that time of year. As summer fades and the nights begin to cool, the October Magic Series usher in the camellia season in beautiful fashion. Graceful in form and one of the loveliest of autumn flowers, the soft fragrance of sasanquas conjure up memories of southern gardens amass with blooms. These new selections offer all of the nuances we’ve grown to love in sasanquas and then some. Size: 4–5' tall by 5–6' wide

Landscape Use: Foundations, focal point, specimens, urban gardens

CAMELLIA SASANQUA ‘GREEN 02-019’ OCTOBER MAGIC® PINK PERPLEXION

PP 27334

A perplexing color to identify, the tissue-like flowers of this intriguing new camellia bloom in various shades of pink with a hint of coral, and are plentiful at a young age. A smaller plant with a spreading, yet rounded habit, the dark green foliage provides a perfect backdrop for an incredible display of flowers in the fall. Mix Pink Perplexion with periwinkle blue and soft yellow summer blooming perennials for all summer color. Size: 3–4” tall by 4–5” wide

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Landscape Use: Foundation plantings, mass plantings, urban gardens


CAMELLIA SASANQUA ‘GREEN 98-009’

OCTOBER MAGIC™ ROSE PP 20506

Salmon-rose colored peony-like flowers appear in clusters on each stem, early in the sassanqua season, complemented by glossy, bronze new foliage. As summer fades and the nights begin to cool, the October Magic Series usher in the camellia season in beautiful fashion. Graceful in form and one of the loveliest of autumn flowers, the soft fragrance of sasanquas conjure up memories of southern gardens amass with blooms. Size: 4–5' tall by 3–4' wide

Landscape Use: Foundations, focal point, specimens, urban gardens

CAMELLIA SASANQUA ‘GREEN 02-003’

OCTOBER MAGIC™ RUBY PP 24538

As summer fades and the nights begin to cool, the October Magic Series usher in the camellia season in beautiful fashion. Graceful in form and one of the loveliest of autumn flowers, the soft fragrance of sasanquas conjure up memories of southern gardens amass with blooms. These new selections offer all of the nuances we’ve grown to love in sasanquas and then some. Ruby is a profuse bloomer with foliage and a growth habit similar to October Magic Orchid. Small Christmas red, fully double blooms decorate the deep olive green, super glossy foliage on this compact plant. Size: 4–5' tall by 3–4' wide

Landscape Use: Foundations, focal point, mixed borders

CAMELLIA SASANQUA ‘GREEN 94-101’

OCTOBER MAGIC™ SNOW PP 20454

A vigorous, disease resistant grower that forms a tall rounded specimen when mature. Dark green, wavy leaves are distinguishable year round and provide a striking backdrop for the blooms. As summer fades and the nights begin to cool, the October Magic Series usher in the camellia season in beautiful fashion. Graceful in form and one of the loveliest of autumn flowers, the soft fragrance of sasanquas conjure up memories of southern gardens amass with blooms. Size: 6–8' tall by 4–6' wide

Landscape Use: Foundations, focal point, specimens, urban gardens

CAMELLIA SASANQUA ‘GREEN 02-004’

OCTOBER MAGIC® WHITE SHI-SHI PP 27553

Seldom do we find that single variety capable of becoming a legend. With White Shi Shi we’re going for the gold! Selected for its similar bushy, spreading habit of the well-known ‘Shi Shi Gashira’, this low growing evergreen offers the same versatile, durable performance. Porcelain-white, double flowers provide a graceful display, and last well into winter. A gold medal winner for sure! Since white flowers show so well at dusk, mix White Shi-Shi with fragrant lilies, lavenders and roses for an enticing planting fit for an evening stroll. Size: 3–4” tall by 4–5” wide

Landscape Use: Foundation plantings, mass plantings, urban gardens

For more information for Gardeners and Growers visit: www.plantsnouveau.com

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CEPHALANTHUS 'KOLMOON'

EXOCHORDA ‘KOLMAGISNO’

This U.S. native provides a tremendous source of nectar for hummingbirds, butterflies and other pollinators. Magical Moonlight is a compact form, making it suitable for smaller garden spaces with larger than average fruits.

Spring is often synonymous with flowering shrubs and this compact pearl bush promises a reliable flower display from one year to the next. In late spring, white flower buds swell from the soil line to the tips of every branch — opening to bright, cup-shaped flowers that continue blooming for 3–4 weeks. Perfect for mixed borders, Snowdrops has a compact form and is tolerant of extremes such as cold, heat and drought. In the fall, leaves turn to soft shades of yellow and orange as in celebration of the season.

MAGICAL® SNOW DROPS

MAGICAL® MOONLIGHT

Size: 5–8' tall by 4–6' wide

Diseases and Pests: Some scale

Size: 3–4' tall by 3–4' wide

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 5–9

Moisture: Moist, organic soil, but also grows well in dry soil

USDA Zones: 5–9

Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Sun/Shade: Full sun/Part Shade

Landscape Use: Mixed borders, mass plantings, woodland gardens

Sun/Shade: Full to part shade

Landscape Use: Foundations, specimen, rain gardens, naturalized plantings

Soil: Average garden soil, very adaptable

Soil: Average garden soil

FORSYTHIA X INTERMEDIA ‘KOLGOLD’ MAGICAL® GOLD A gardener’s dream, this is the first forsythia to hit the market that flowers on both old and new wood! Imagine never having to worry if you cut your plants back too late, or if Mother Nature dealt a hard blow. Larger than average, golden yellow blooms are hosted on tall straight stems that bloom reliably every spring — starting from the ground, up. This carefree, super hardy landscape favorite just got better! And as an added bonus, the long straight stems make ideal cut flowers, so be sure to bring some of the outdoors in! Size: 3–4' tall by 3–4' wide

Sun/Shade: Full sun

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 5–8

Soil: Average to poor garden soil

Moisture: Average to dry

Landscape Use: Commercial landscapes, cutting gardens, foundations, hedges, specimens

HYDRANGEAS

HYDRANGEA ARBORESCENS ‘HAAS’ HALO’ PP 24783

Deep, bluish-green, leathery foliage and 14" pure white wide lace cap blooms make for a stunning combination in any setting. This beautiful native selection stands tall and never flops, even with its massive blooms. It’s an upright, yet bushy plant that will stop anyone walking past with the display of truly incredible blooms and stout and sturdy stature. Haas Halo is one smooth hydrangea that will not wilt on the first dry day of summer. It can handle massive droughts and a long, hot summer full of heat and humidity. It is beautiful planted as a specimen and just as lovely en masse along a woodland edge. Size: 3–5' tall by 3–5' wide

Sun/Shade: Full sun to part shade

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 3–9

Soil: Average garden soil

Moisture: Moist to dry

Landscape Use: Cutting gardens, foundations, mixed borders, native plant gardens

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EVERLASTING® SERIES If you haven’t heard about the Everlasting®Series of Hydrangeas, you are in for a treat. This is a super tough line of Hydrangea macrophylla (big leaf hydrangeas) from our wonderful friends at Kolster BV in The Netherlands. These stellar selections were bred for the cut flower market, so they have amazingly tough stems, strong, deeply colored, thick leathery foliage and the strongest, longest lasting mop head blooms we’ve ever seen. You can seriously bang someone over the head with these and they will not loose one floret. We’ve done it — trust us. Everyone is searching for the next re-blooming hydrangea, but what about a hydrangea that grows three feet tall and blooms on old and new wood, that start one color and take a journey to maturity that may involve three or more color changes along the way? These are better than re-blooming, they’re Everlasting!

‘HOKOMATHYST’

EVERLASTING® AMETHYST PP 22261 Everlasting Amethyst has sturdy, long lasting flowers held high on thick, upright stems that begin fuchsia pink and lime green or violet blue and lime green, depending on the acidity of the soil. The flowers age to a reddish pink or deep purple with lime green markings and last for weeks on the plant. The classic color is deep red or blue with lime green markings. You’ll want the beautiful new selection in your garden for viewing and for cutting year after year. Blooms on old wood. Size: 24–30" tall by 24–30" wide

Sun/Shade: Part sun, prefers afternoon shade

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 5–9

Soil: Average to rich garden soil

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Borders, containers, cutting gardens, foundations, urban gardens

‘HORTMABRID’

‘HOKOMAC’

EVERLASTING® BRIDE PP 25579

EVERLASTING® CORAL PP 22259

What happens when a bride walks into the room…all eyes are upon her! And this new Everlasting hydrangea is no different. The blooms of this stunning variety remind us of lace and pearls. Yes, perfect for a summer wedding, pure white flowers with hard blooms and strong stems for cuts. As the flowers mature, they turn to mint green, adding yet another nuance to this promising new selection. Bride is smaller in stature than many hydrangeas, and more tolerant of sun-with flowers that don’t burn as easily. Petite and captivating, this Bride is certain to command attention!

Everlasting Coral will be covered in long lasting, saturated pink flowers. Strong, round flowers on sturdy plants begin coral pink or blue, depending on the soil acidity, and over a few weeks time mature to a near red with violet edges, giving the plant lots of dimension and character. The final color is rose-pink with white edges. A clever, colorful addition to any garden or container with flowers that last for weeks and weeks. Blooms on new and old wood.

Size: 3' tall by 3' wide

Diseases and Pests: Some scale

Size: 24–30" tall by 24–30" wide

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 5–9

Moisture: Moist, organic soil, but also grows well in dry soil

USDA Zones: 5–9

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Sun/Shade: Part sun, prefers afternoon shade

Landscape Use: Borders, containers, cutting gardens, foundations, urban gardens

Sun/Shade: Part sun, prefers afternoon shade Soil: Moist, well-drained soil

Landscape Use: Container plantings, cutting gardens, foundations, front or middle of the border

Soil: Average to rich garden soil

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Same Specifications for Everlasting® Series: USDA Zones: 5–9

Sun/Shade: Part sun, prefers afternoon shade

Soil: Average to rich garden soil

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Borders, containers, cutting gardens, foundations, urban gardens

‘Hortmagicri’

‘KOLMGARIP’

This amazing selection is an ideal fit for the Everlasting series. A compact grower, apple green, lacy flowers open with a tinge of red. But, like a chameleon running from green apples to cherries, the blooms quickly become red all over, making this the acclaimed red variety in our Everlasting line! Crimson comes with a promise to delight you throughout the entire season. Strong stems and dark green leaves provide the perfect foil for ever-changing colors. Crimson ages to green with red highlights — a pleasing combination as the summer fades and nights begin to cool. Blooms on new and old wood.

Everlasting Garnet will be covered in saturated, gem colored flowers on a compact and sturdy garden plant. Blooms emerge bright, reddish-pink or blue, depending on the soil acidity, fade to a deeper pink with green highlights, and then finally age to bright lime green with pink edges. As the flowers age and change colors, they last for weeks on the plants, in the garden, and as a cut flower in a vase on your breakfast table. Blooms on new and old wood.

EVERLASTING® CRIMSON PPAF

Size: 3’ tall by 3’ wide

Diseases and Pests: None known

EVERLASTING® GARNET

Size: 30–36" tall by 30–36" wide

‘HORTMAGRECLO’

‘HORTMAJA’

Green Cloud lives up to its name by opening with celery-green flowers, each with a white eye-zone and turns ablaze with red and green tones as it matures. Strong stems, hard flowers and classic, antique colors are all signature attributes of the Everlasting Series. Plant Green Cloud in a special container to show off its amazing green flowers, or place in the garden with some of the other Everlasting varieties, but don’t forget to harvest the stems — they’ll add flair to any arrangement with their incredible colors and will last in a vase for over a month! Blooms on new and old wood.

Everlasting Jade is as lovely in the garden as it is in a vase or as a potted plant on your brunch table. Flowers open the softest lime green with white highlights and age to a saturated deep green with fire engine red tips. The parade of colors is as long lasting as the blooms and they hold their shape and form, giving the garden and your table months of joy. Blooms on new and old wood.

Diseases and Pests: Some scale

EVERLASTING® GREEN CLOUD PPAF EVERLASTING® JADE

Size: 3–4' tall by 3–4' wide

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Diseases and Pests: None known

Size: 30–36" tall by 30–36" wide

Diseases and Pests: Some scale


Same Specifications for Everlasting® Series: USDA Zones: 5–9

Sun/Shade: Part sun, prefers afternoon shade

Soil: Average to rich garden soil

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Foundations, borders, urban gardens, containers, cutting gardens

EVERLASTING® NOBLESSE

EVERLASTING® OCEAN

‘HOKOMANO’ PP 22696

‘HORTMOC’

Everlasting Noblesse is one of the newest selections from this amazing line of great performers. Crisp, celery green flowers are brightened by white centers with complimentary purple eyes. As the blooms mature, the white is not as prominent, turning a more saturated green. A strong grower, with remarkable flower power, Noblesse is a lovely choice for a garden setting, while doubling as the perfect cut flower for weddings and other important events. Blooms on new and old wood.

Everlasting Ocean is the perfect plant to give to someone who has just welcomed a brand new baby girl into their life. Many long-lasting, baby pink, cupped flowers with ruffled edges give the appearance of a bundle of pink umbrellas tied in a bow. The blooms are held high atop sturdy green branches making this a plant your friends and neighbors will covet. As they age, the flowers settle into a darker shade of pink and creamy white, and finally lime green with dark pink edges. Blooms on new and old wood.

Size: 24–30" tall by 24–30" wide

Diseases and Pests: None known

Size: 24–30" tall by 24–30" wide

Diseases and Pests: None known

EVERLASTING® REVOLUTION

‘HOKOMAREVO’ PP 22260

Repeat flowering hydrangeas often disappoint because they bloom so sporadically. Are you ready for a blooming revolution? This new hydrangea is like no other. Growing to only 2' tall, it’s the perfect plant for small gardens, patio pots and it’s the perfect Gift-To-Garden™ plant for any occasion. Buy it as a gift for someone special, tell them to enjoy it indoors for a few weeks, then plant it in the garden for many years of enjoyment. Hydrangea Everlasting Revolution blooms on both old and new wood, making certain you’ll have blooms no matter how unpredictable the winter. Blooms on new and old wood.

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MAGICAL® SERIES ‘Kolmagicono’ MAGICAL® ANOUK PPAF Magical Anouk is a huge improvement over some of the older white varieties based on its form and performance. You'll love this well-branched, compact selection, cloaked in firm, soft green blooms that mature to flawless white and persist without fading. As the season progresses, the pure white flowers age to mint green with soft, red edges. Show off Anouk as a specimen in containers or plant it in the garden. You won’t be disappointed. Blooms on new and old wood. Size: 3’ tall by 3’ wide

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 5–9

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Sun/Shade: Part sun, prefers afternoon shade

Landscape Use: Containers, cutting gardens gift plants, foundation plantings, front or middle of the border, urban gardens

Soil: Average garden soil

‘HORTMAGIDACE’

MAGICAL® CERISE PPAF

Not all Hydrangeas showcase best as big, commanding shrubs. In fact, sometimes it’s the smaller varieties like Magical® Cerise that win the hearts of the gardener. Perfect for container growing and for placing along a pathway, this petite grower has its own way of garnering attention. Cherry-red flowers open with a frosty hint of pink, becoming more saturated in color as they mature. Dark green leaves serve as the perfect backdrop, for short mounds of richly colored blooms. Magical® Hydrangeas tend to have longer–than-average bloom times, and Cerise is no exception. In its final stages, flowers turn green with highlights of red. What more can we ask for?! Blooms on old wood. Offered exclusively from One Floral. Size: 2–3’ tall by 3–4’ wide

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 5–9

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Sun/Shade: Part sun, prefers afternoon shade

Landscape Use: containers, gift plants, front of the border, urban gardens

Soil: Average garden soil

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Same Specifications: USDA Zones: 5–9

Sun/Shade: Part sun, prefers afternoon shade

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Containers, cutting gardens, foundation plantings, front or middle of the border, urban gardens

Diseases and Pests: None known

Soil: Average garden soil

‘HORTMAFLAM’ MAGICAL® FLAMENCO PP 27716 Captivatingly beautiful and ruffled like the skirt of a Flamenco dancer, this hydrangea commands center stage. Frilly, white flowers are picoted with a complimentary red edge and are enhanced by dark, coppery leaves. As the season progresses, flowers mature to a soft green color with red edges and are perfect for cutting. A strong, vigorous grower, add Magical Flamenco to your favorite garden space and make sure you leave plenty of room to dance! Blooms on new and old wood. Size: 4’ tall by 4’ wide

MAGICAL® RHAPSODY PPAF ‘HORTMARAHSO’ Guaranteed to dazzle the hydrangea world, the crisp, celery green flowers of this selection put Magical Rhapsody at the top of the list for unique gift plants. There are plenty of varieties whose blooms are a bit green as they start to open… but have you ever seen a mature flower that holds its green color until fall? Magical Rhapsody is perfect for container gardens and small spaces. Flowers open green with a white eye-zone and gradually turn darker as they mature — ending the season with fiery-red tips. Blooms on new and old wood. Size: 3’ tall by 3’ wide

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Same Specifications: Sun/Shade: Part sun, prefers afternoon shade

USDA Zones: 5–9

‘HOKOMAREVO’

PP 22260

Diseases and Pests: None known

Soil: Average Garden Soil

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

MAGICAL® REVOLUTION XXL

Offered Exclusively from One Floral Repeat flowering hydrangeas often disappoint because they bloom so sporadically. With all of the great attributes of Hydrangea Revolution, we bring you a super-sized version in Revolution XXL. Revolution not only flowers on new and old wood, making it sure to bloom for everyone, but the flowers are sterile, so once they show color, they bloom until fall! As they age, the firm, latex-like flowers fade to magical color combinations of deep pink, maroon, true blue and violet blue, adding green highlights over a long period of time. Just when you thought it couldn’t get better Revolution has taken us to greater heights with a more commanding presence, bigger flowers and longer stems for cuts. All with the same promise of 150 days of color! Blooms on new and old wood. Size: 3–4’ tall by 3–4’ wide

Landscape Use: Containers, cutting gardens, foundation plantings, urban gardens

‘KOLMARU’

MAGICAL® RUBY RED PP 25104

The reddest hydrangea to date, this beauty will dazzle you with glistening-red, gemstone-like color and non-stop performance. Dark green leaves are nearly black, and offer a lovely backdrop for the durable, repeat-flowering blooms. As the flowers age, they fade to a deeper red-wine color, holding the passion we feel from them alive in their senescence. Blooms on new and old wood.

Size: 3’ tall by 3–4’ wide

‘HORTMASNOBE’

MAGICAL® SNOWBELLS PPAF

Magical Snowbells makes an ideal gift plant for indoors or on a shaded porch, where light can reflect its beauty. Lovely, white, cupped blooms are tipped with delicate, lime green markings — playing nicely against the dark green leaves. As the season fades, firm flowers turn to mint green with soft red margins. A versatile hydrangea: perfect for patio or porch pots or your favorite garden space. Blooms on new and old wood. Size: 4’ tall by 4’ wide

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Landscape Use: Containers, cutting gardens, foundation plantings, front or middle of the border, urban gardens

Landscape Use: Foundations, borders, urban gardens, containers, cutting gardens


Same Specifications: USDA Zones: 5–9

Sun/Shade: Part sun, prefers afternoon shade

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Containers, cutting gardens, gift plants, foundation plantings, front or middle of the border, urban gardens

Diseases and Pests: None known

Soil: Average garden soil

‘HORTMASUN’

‘HORTMAGITRI’

A dainty new addition to the Magical line, this amazing hydrangea can be used anywhere. Blue flowers (or pink in soils with a higher pH) are bicolored with a striking, white margin. Its compact nature makes it an ideal gift plant, offering months of performance either inside your home, or in a pot on the porch or patio. Try planting a few among your favorite perennials and watch the space illuminate.

Another magnificent hydrangea from the Magical line, the flowers of this variety are certain to grab your attention. Dark, cherry red blooms are tipped with green for a memorable look. A compact grower, Magical Triumph will nestle well into the front of a bed or a small garden space. As the flowers mature, they turn to green with hints of red, making this an interesting plant for the patio in 3 of our 4 seasons.

MAGICAL® SUNSHINE PPAF

Size: 24–30” tall by 24–36” wide

MAGICAL® TRIUMPH PPAF

Size: 3’ tall by 3’ wide

‘HORTMAWIN’

‘QUFU’

Wings is a sought after new selection adorned in bright, apple-green and pure white mop head blooms. Strong, yet compact and covered with large sturdy flowers, you’ll want to display this plant in your mixed border or foundation plantings. In a harmonious parade of color, flowers open deep green with white edges and then fade to a lovely, soft celery green. In their final color transition, each petal is marked with a tinge of red. An ideal gift plant, offering months of enjoyment. Blooms on new and old wood.

Every once in a while, a new plant comes along that you know is going to make it big. A variety that in spite of all of the others on the market, is able to stand on its own and gain popularity simply because it’s that good. That’s what we think will happen with TiltA-Swirl. Rose-red, lacy flowers open with green centers and continue to transition into new color variations for months. Enjoy the ride with this new addition to the Bloomin’ collection sold exclusively through Van Belle Nursery. Blooms on new and old wood.

MAGICAL® WINGS

TILT-A-SWIRL™ PP 26426

Size: 24–30" tall by 24–30" wide

Size: 3–4’ tall by 3-4’ wide

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SEASIDE SERENADE™ Introduced by Monrovia Same Specifications for Seaside Serenade™: USDA Zones: 5–9

Sun/Shade: Part sun, prefers afternoon shade

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Containers, cutting gardens, gift plants, foundation plantings, front or middle of the border, urban gardens

‘HORTMACODRE’

Diseases and Pests: None known

Soil: Average garden soil

SEASIDE SERENADE® FIRE ISLAND PPAF

Aptly named for its explosion of color, Fire Island is one of the most thrilling new varieties we’ve seen in the world of hydrangea breeding! Dark, coppery leaves emerge in the spring and serve as foil for the amazing flowers to come. Big blooms in multiple shades of pink converge in a blaze of unparalleled color. As the flowers mature, each floret fades to white with hints of green with dark, cerise edges. A workhorse from start to finish, Fire Island has strong stems and hard flowers that will persist for months in the garden and make great cuts. This is a hydrangea that will continue to please! Size: 4’ tall by 4’ wide

‘PERLN’ SEASIDE SERENADE® HAMPTONS PPAF Named after one of New York’s popular seaside resorts, this hydrangea will fit right in. A robust grower, dark coppery leaves serve as foil for the enchanting flowers to come. Soft-pink, billowy blooms with a touch of green are highlighted with darker shades of pink for a lacey effect. As the flowers mature, the pink ages to lavender, still with a darker edge. Great for cuts, the strong stems and hard flowers of this variety will persist for months in the garden. A very unique selection! Size: 3’ tall by 3’ wide

PANICLE HYDRANGEAS ‘BOKRAFLAME’ MAGICAL® CANDLE PP 22111 Immense, porcelain-white flower heads appear backlit to create a surreal glow of soft, yellow flowers above tall, erect stems. A robust grower, the dense, lacy panicles of this variety are among the most beautiful in its class. A lovely choice for the summer garden, when so many flowering shrubs have taken a rest, Candle will give you plenty of enjoyment from July–Sept. Tuck it into the back border and step away — aside from a little pruning, paniculatas are relatively trouble free. Size: 6’ tall by 4–5’ wide

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 3–9

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full sun

Landscape Use: Borders, containers, cutting gardens, foundations, hedges, urban gardens

Soil: Average garden soil

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Same Specifications: USDA Zones: 3–9

Sun/Shade: Full sun

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Containers, cutting gardens, borders, foundations, hedges, urban gardens

‘BOKRAPLUME’

Diseases and Pests: None known

MAGICAL® FIRE PP 21302

Panicle hydrangeas bring charm and color to the garden when so many other plants look tired from the summer heat. The flowers evoke a feminine feel with their lacy-white cone-shaped blooms. Magical Fire blooms earlier than other panicle-types, and then the flowers quickly turn burgundy-red while others are still white or turning shades of pink and green. Compact in stature, this new dwarf selection is more adaptable to smaller garden spaces and mixed containers. Once Magical Fire ignites, it continues to be a strong grower throughout the season. Size: 4' tall by 3–4' wide

Soil: Average garden soil

‘BOKRATORCH’

MAGICAL® FLAME PP 21292

Magical Flame lights the torch for these summer-flowering hydrangeas. It is smaller in stature, and more versatile than the average paniculata. Creamy-white panicles are the 1st of their kind to bloom, and quickly turn burgundy-red at the first onset of cool weather. They continue their performance until frost. The flowers evoke a feminine, lacy feel from this delicate new selection. But don’t let “delicate” be confused with its ability to grow. Magical Flame ignites and continues to be a strong grower throughout the season. The blooms remain on fire through the season, the last of its brethren to fade into fall. Size: 3–4' tall by 3–4' wide

‘KOLMAKILIMA’

LAVA LAMP™ MOONROCK PPAF/CPBRAF

What do lava lamps and Hydrangea paniculatas have in common? Aside from the obvious similar shape of the lamps and flowers, in the right setting, both can certainly cause you to pause and experience what “living in the now” feels like. Moonrock is the newest introduction in the Lavalamp™ Series, introduced by Van Belle Nurseries through their hip, new Bloomin’ Easy® program. Selected for its unique transformation of color, creamy white blooms emerge with an intense lime-green center, unlike any in its class. Upright, sturdy stems and a mid-sized habit make Moonrock ideal for large patio containers and mixed borders. And… as Van Belle says, “because it’s so low maintenance, you’ll have time to chill out and enjoy the view.” Size: 4–6’ tall x 4–6’ wide

Sun/Shade: Full sun – Part sun (4–6 hours per day)

‘KOLMAVESU’

Landscape Use: Borders, containers, cutting gardens, urban gardens

LAVA LAMP™ FLARE

PP 26928/CPBRAF

Once your neighbors see the bright flicker of Lavalamp™ Flare, they’ll want to plan all of their happy hours in your outdoor living space. Beginning in summer, lacy white panicles of lava-like blooms quickly change in color from white to red. With the compact habit of Flare, even the smallest of gardens will have room for this showy hydrangea. For all-summer interest, plant Flare along a walkway, in a mixed border, or in a big, decorative container on the patio. Another introduction from the Bloomin’ Easy® program, where the idea is to select these new, low maintenance selections, so “you’ll have more time to relax and enjoy the view.” Size: 2–3’ tall x 2–3’ wide

Sun/Shade: Full sun – Part sun (4–6 hours per day)

Landscape Use: Borders, containers, cutting gardens, urban gardens

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HYPERICUM Same Specifications for Hypericums: Size: 30–36" tall by 30–36" wide

Sun/Shade: Full Sun to part shade

Diseases and Pests: Rust resistant

USDA Zones: 5–9

Soil: Average Garden Soil

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Foundations, containers, cutting gardens, urban gardens, borders

FIRST EDITIONS® PUMPKIN PP 24576

‘KOLMAMOC’

‘KOLMAPUKI’

Combine the classic, bright yellow spring flowers with the shiny, brownish-red berries that ripen just in time for the fall season and you have our latest hypericum introduction. Mocca is another rust resistant selection from the Kolster breeding program in The Netherlands. Enjoy the luscious fruits as an accent in the garden or cut them for fall decorating and bouquets.

A color break-through, Pumpkin will fill your fall garden with interest and your floral arrangements with large, bright orange hips! Hypericum can be used as a specimen plant or planted in drifts where they can truly show off. This new rust resistant selection has bright yellow flowers in the spring and massive clusters of pumpkin orange colored berries in the fall. A wonderful addition for any the fall planting palette.

FIRST EDITIONS® MOCCA

FIRST EDITIONS® RED FAME

‘KOLMAREF’

Bright yellow spring flowers are followed by even brighter, long lasting, fire-engine red berries that pair perfectly with autumn’s oranges, maroons and yellows. Magical Red Fame is a rust resistant selection adorned in plump, elongated fruits that show well against the dark green foliage in late summer and early fall.

‘KOLMAWHI’

PP 20631

FIRST EDITIONS® WHITE

A color break-through, White will fill your fall garden with interest and your floral arrangements with large, creamy white hips! Hypericum can be used as a specimen plant or planted in drifts where they can truly show off. This new rust resistant selection has bright yellow flowers in the spring and massive clusters of creamy white colored berries in the fall. A wonderful addition for any the fall planting palette.

‘KOLMADES’

‘KOLMIVO’

Magical Desire begins the season with beautiful, soft yellow flowers that mature to long lasting, peachy-pink berries reminiscent of a basket of freshly picked ripe peaches. This new rust resistant selection will add a bright, yet soft color to your autumn planting and decorating palette. Pair Desire with deep maroon and blue blooming plants for a bold combination.

Bright yellow flowers are followed by long-lasting, luscious, creamy-white berries on a tough, rust resistant plant. The fruits of this plant look like mini cones topped in French vanilla ice cream. Pair this soft, yet bright color with purple and orange annuals and perennials and deep green leaves for a stunning container combination.

MAGICAL® DESIRE

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MAGICAL® IVORY


‘KOLMALEM’ MAGICAL® LEMON IP

‘KOLMIGLOW’ MAGICAL® MIDNIGHT

The Magical line of hypericum continues to get better with Lemon as its forerunner. Bright yellow flowers in spring develop into plump, lemon-green fruits in July and August — the perfect pairing for a lemonade social. Rust resistant and wellbranched, use Lemon Improved for decorating your patio area, mixed borders and for cuts. The fruits last for weeks in a vase!

Bright yellow flowers, the color of sunshine mature to form long-lasting, crimson-red berries that create quite a color-play against dark-red leaves. Midnight Glow has been improved to feature a compact plant with color-drenched berries. This new rust-resistant selection is certain to add a splash of color to your fall garden and decorating palette.

‘KOLMROCK’

‘KOLMASUN’ MAGICAL®

An unusual color, Rocket’s watermelon red fruits are certain to put on a show for the late-season garden party. An exceptional, rust resistant selection from the Magical series, plant Rocket in mixed containers or directly in the ground for 5–6 weeks of fruitful enjoyment. A great habit — more upright than most.

Magical Sunshine is a bright and sunny selection with golden blooms in spring and then rounded berries that look a lot like ripe lemons in late summer. The fruits contrast well against the medium green, rust resistant foliage. Sunshine will make a lovely addition to the purple and gold blooming perennials and annuals in your garden.

MAGICAL® ROCKET

Size: 30–36" tall by 24–30" wide

‘KOLMATRI’

MAGICAL® TRIUMPH

Like a ripe, juicy watermelon, this new rust resistant selection has large, rounded watermelon-red berries from late summer into fall. The fruits contrast well with the deep green foliage. Hypericums fruit much earlier than hollies, so you can extend your holiday berries with Triumph. Mix these with silver leaved coral bells and purple asters for a stunning fall planter.

GLOW PP 26242

SUNSHINE

‘KOLMUNI’

MAGICAL® UNIVERSE

Universe has the most unique combination of berries and foliage on the market. Plump, mahogany colored fruits complement the incredibly rust resistant, deep, bluish-green foliage. This is a super exciting combination never before seen in hypericum. Pair this with yellow mums and silvery-green leaved coral bells for a lovely fall combination.

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HYPERICUM ‘KOLMAVI’ MAGICAL® VICTORY The berries on this rust resistant selection sure look like mini granny smith apples. Shiny and leaf green with a plump, round shape, they are sure to please even the most discerning gardener. The fruits are incredibly showy, displaying well against the grass green foliage. Pair Victory with purple flowering and leaved perennials for a super stylish and trendy combo. Size: 30–36" tall by 30–36" wide

Diseases and Pests: Rust resistant

USDA Zones: 5–9

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full Sun to part shade

Landscape Use: Foundations, containers, cutting gardens, urban gardens, borders

Soil: Average garden soil

ILEX VERTICILLATA ‘KOLMBER’ MAGICAL® BERRY PP 13768 You’re going to love this new, compact growing winterberry holly! During the coldest days of winter, when most shrubs and trees are at rest, Magical® Berry will add color to your outdoor space with its brilliant display of red fruits. A vase-shaped variety, only reaching 4’ in height, Magical® Berry is the ideal size for smaller gardens and mixed plantings. In the fall, as the weather cools, leaves drop and berries turn a vibrant red — persisting all winter for birds to feast on. Long, straight stems, laden in fruit can be cut for flower arrangements, filling your living spaces both inside and out with color. Size: 3–4’ tall x 3–4’ wide

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 4–9

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full Sun to part shade

Landscape Use: Borders, cutting gardens, woodland gardens, wet areas

Soil: Average garden soil

ILEX VERTICILLATA ‘KOLMAT’ MAGICAL® TIMES When we think about winterberry hollies, we often imagine the treasured North American native: a large shrub with a broad base for planting in naturalized areas — celebrated for birds to nest in and the vibrant red berries they later feast on in the fall. Magical® Times will transform the way you think about our beloved North American native! A mere 2–3’ tall, this dwarf variety will fit into smaller spaces, with a much closer proximity to the garden path! Finally, a winterberry you can plant in numbers to add bright, orange-red color to your outdoor living spaces — just in time for the holidays! Yes, be sure to plant enough for decorating — long lasting cuts will keep indoors and out for weeks without water! Size: 2–3’ tall x 3–4’ wide

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 4–9

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full Sun to part shade

Landscape Use: Borders, cutting gardens, woodland gardens, wet areas

Soil: Average garden soil

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LEUCOTHOE AXILLARIS ‘REJOYCE’ PPAF Looking for something a little more interesting than your common boxwood or holly? Leucothoe ‘ReJoyce’ comes with an offer of year-round interest. Beginning in spring, new leaves erupt in a blaze of red over tidy green mounds. White, urnshaped flowers form in short clusters on gently arching branches adding a graceful elegance to any setting, whether it be container plantings or your favorite garden path. A deer resistant, native, coastal plant from VA southward, ‘ReJoyce’ thrives in woodland settings or on slopes with dappled sun making soft textured ferns perfect companions. As summer begins to fade, ReJoyce ignites again with the entire plant bursting into autumn colors of reds and orange — persisting through winter. You have to admit…much more interesting than boxwood or holly! Size: 24–36” high x 36–42” wide USDA Zones: 6–9 Sun/Shade: Full Sun to part shade

Diseases and Pests: Occasional Cylindrocladium (leaf spot/ root rot if not in well-drained soils) Moisture: Moist, but well-drained Landscape Use: Containers, foundation plantings, naturalized woodland areas

Soil: Acid based average garden soil

Same Specifications for Michelia Yunnanensis: USDA Zones: 8–10

Sun/Shade: Full sun to part shade

Diseases and Pests: None known

Moisture: Moist, but not too soggy

Landscape Use: Foundations, specimens, containers, borders

Soil: Average to water logged garden soil

MICHELIA YUNNANENSIS ‘FREE SPIRIT’ PP 24534 Very unique, this prostrate form has incredibly fragrant upward-facing flowers from spring — early summer. A far-reaching “free spirited” evergreen with fragrant, Magnolia-like flowers-Free Spirit is in a class of its own. Can also be top grafted on M. Yunannensis, making one of the most striking standards in the plant world! Size: 18–24" tall by 6–8' wide

MICHELIA YUNNANENSIS ‘INSPIRATION’ An upright grower with a dense habit, Inspiration adds a vertical effect for those tight areas in your landscape. Sweetly scented porcelain-like flowers bloom in spring as a reminder of the great cycle of life. Not as tall as the species, reaching 8–10' at maturity. Size: 8–10' tall by 5' wide

MICHELIA YUNNANENSIS ‘WARM FUZZIES’ Imagine a 6–8’ evergreen shrub with a profusion of brown velvety buds that open to creamy-white scented flowers. You’re bound to feel warm and fuzzy every time you pass it! We would compare the dense habit of this variety to of some of our most favorite Camellias. Perfect for hedging, why would anyone be satisfied with just one? Size: 6–8' tall by 5–6' wide

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NANDINA DOMESTICA

‘LEMON-LIME’ PP 24749 You may have seen many heavenly bamboos with red foliage, but this is the first one on the market with lime green foliage. Each spring, the new growth emerges bright, limey chartreuse and then fades to grass green as the summer heats up. Brighten up your borders and foundation plantings with this bright yellow spring color. It will add excitement and a much-needed boost of color each season as your bulbs and early spring perennials start to bloom. Size: 3–4' tall by 3–4' wide USDA Zones: 6–9 Sun/Shade: Full Sun to part shade Soil: Average garden soil

Diseases and Pests: None known Moisture: Moist, but well-drained and not too soggy Landscape Use: Foundations, borders, low hedges, containers, specimens

PHILADELPHUS ‘SNOW WHITE’ FIRST EDITIONS®

PP 13774

Snow White is a versatile shrub with a wide growing range. The pure white, deliciously fragrant flowers are but one great attribute of this underutilized spring-flowering shrub. Attractive foliage on gracefully arching branches guarantees Snow White easy placement in the garden with other flowering shrubs. What charming impact: A wonderful new addition to the landscape border, with two seasons of flower and dark-green foliage that stands up to summer heat! Size: 5–6' tall by 4–5' wide USDA Zones: 5–8

Diseases and Pests: None known Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full Sun to part shade Soil: Average garden soil

Landscape Use: Foundations, cutting gardens, urban gardens, borders

PHOTINIA X ‘KOLMAVUCA’

MAGICAL® VOLCANO PP 25024

Don’t let the compact size of Magical Volcano mislead you! This plant erupts in a blaze of color in the spring with heavily serrated, garnet-red leaves. As the leaves mature, they become a deeper burgundy with coppery-brown undertones, until the entire plant turns rich, olive green. From revolutionary breeding, and in keeping with its name, this exciting new red tip produces a color burst of new leaves 2–3 times per year. Versatile due to its compact size, and amazing performance, Magical Volcano can be used in urban spaces where common red tip would never fit. Performs best when given protection from harsh winds in the northern extension of its growing range.

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Size: 3–4’ tall x 4–5’ wide

Sun/Shade: Full Sun to part shade

Diseases and Pests: Rust resistant

USDA Zones: 6b–9

Soil: Average Garden Soil

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Foundations, containers, cutting gardens, urban gardens, borders


PHYSOCARPUS OPULIFOLIUS ‘ZLEYEL2’

RASPBERRY LEMONADE™

PPAF

You’re going to love this amazing new ninebark from our breeder and friend David Zlesak! Ideal for smaller spaces and urban gardens, the dense, mounding habit of Raspberry Lemonade opens new opportunities for this beloved native shrub. With a habit superior to others currently offered, this ninebark’s exceptional branching allows for plants to fill in nicely with minimal need for pruning. In early spring, fine textured, golden-green foliage brightens the landscape and serves as the perfect backdrop for an abundance of lovely white flowers, clustered together at the tips of every branch. Flowers give way brightly colored coral-red fruits that hold their color for a few weeks — hence the name Raspberry Lemonade™. So, plant a few Raspberry Lemonades close enough to your favorite out door space, grab a cool beverage, sit back, relax and enjoy the scenery! Same Specifications: Size: 4’ tall x 4’’ wide USDA Zones: 3–7 Sun/Shade: Full Sun Soil: Average garden soil, tolerant of a wide range of soil types Moisture: Moist, but well-drained Diseases and Pests: Rust resistant

Landscape Use: Foundations, containers, cutting gardens, urban gardens, borders

PHYSOCARPUS OPULIFOLIUS ‘ZLEBIC5’ SWEET CHERRY TEA™

PPAF

It’s easy to see how ninebarks have become one of our most beloved natives. This new free-flowering selection from breeder David Zlasak has more bells and whistles than we can count! Delicate, feathery leaves begin the spring season with a warm, reddish-orange glow before aging to a rich purple. Dark-pink buds open to multiple delicate, pink flowers clustered together at the tips of every branch. As the petals fall, they give way to showy, rosered fruits that hold their color for a few weeks in late-spring. Stunning! But wait… there’s more! The re-blooming trait that Sweet Cherry Tea exhibits is extremely rare in ninebarks, giving us much more to celebrate! In mid-summer the flowering starts again with vigorous shoots terminating in more pink flower clusters. Exceptional branching that follows allows for many side shoots with warm, colored tips to develop and increase plant density — minimizing pruning and contributing to the various shades of Sweet Cherry Tea!

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INKARHO RHODODENDRONS WHAT ARE INKARHO® RHODODENDRONS? INKARHO is a pH neutral rootstock, which is tolerant of acid and lime soils. After 25 years of testing over 1 million seedlings, we can reliably offer this rootstock to be grafted onto all your favorite rhododendrons, ensuring they will grow and have strong root systems.

HOW IS INKARHO® DIFFERENT? INKARHO is the newest generation in a long line of superior breeding. They are more robust, and suitable for a wide range of soil types. Even heavy clay and loamy soils will reap the rewards of our favorite garden sensations.

WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR YOU? For those of you with lime soils, it gives many areas of the country the 1st opportunity ever to grow rhododendrons well. Some have never imagined lush, healthy plants. For those of you with acid soils, your plants will grow with more vigor, the flowers will be more vivid, and you’ll still be able to enjoy your favorite selections because the INKARHO rootstock can be grafted onto all of the well-known varieties that gardeners have been growing and even coveting for years! Lush, healthy, vigorous rhododendrons have only been a dream for many gardeners. With INKARHO, that dream can be a reality.

WHY CHOOSE INKARHO®? When you choose INKARHO Rhododendrons, it’s like buying a plant with an insurance policy. For the first time, garden enthusiasts World-wide will find their most beloved selections flowering in profusion, in various shapes, sizes, colors and with the added benefit of greater tolerance to imperfect garden soils!

RHUS AROMATICA ‘FINE TEXTURED COMPACT SELECT A’

LACETTE™ PPAF

We’re excited for the opportunity to tell you about this new Fragrant Sumac! Compact growing, yet more refined than ‘Gro Low’, which is the market standard, Lacette adds a graceful elegance to difficult landscape sites. Lacy in appearance, but denser in habit, its small leaves are aromatic when crushed and half the size of others in commerce. But that doesn’t detract from its toughness! Tolerant of a wide array of soils, Lacette thrives in full sun on sloping hillsides, and urban parking lots, yet is lovely in informal landscapes. It is native to the eastern U.S. and attracts various species of birds and butterflies. With a free-branching habit, it seldom needs pruning — developing tight little mounds that remain tidy if sheared occasionally. With the use of living hedges becoming more popular, Lacette is the perfect candidate to use in tough, sunny sites. As summer starts to fade, lush green leaves turn vibrant shades of red, wrapping up the fall season with a bang. Size: 3’–4.5’ tall x 6–7’ wide

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 3–8

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Landscape Use: Embankments, informal hedges, urban spaces

Soil: Average garden soil, but is tolerant of moist soils with the exception of poorly drained clay

For Growers

 This plant roots at a higher percentage and more consistently than ‘Gro Low’  Requires less shearing in production  Results: less dollar inputs per units sold

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ROSA ‘BOKRAMMI’ MAGICAL® MIRACLE PP 20651 Miracle rose combines clean, shiny foliage with a delicious fragrance, making it ideal for a worry-free landscape plant or flowers in a vase. Each fall, it produces copious amounts of orange-red hips, making it the perfect addition to your fall/winter garden and a nice plant for cutting and bringing indoors for the holidays.

Size: 3–4' tall by 3–4' wide

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 5(4)–9

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Landscape Use: Foundations, cutting gardens, wildlife gardens, borders, urban gardens

Soil: Average garden soil

SYMPHORICARPOS

Same Specifications for all Symphoricarpos: USDA Zones: 3–8

Sun/Shade: Full sun

Diseases and Pests: None known

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Foundations, cutting gardens, wildlife gardens, borders, urban gardens

Soil: Average garden soil

SYMPHORICARPOS ‘KOLMCAN’ FIRST EDITIONS® CANDY

PP 20931

Plump, candy-pink berries ripen in early fall, as the last of summers’ small pink flowers swell into pearls. As the leaves fall, each arching stem is adorned with the decorative berries that remain on slender branches through the winter. (marketed and sold by the First Editions Group) Size: 30–36" tall by 30–36" wide

SYMPHORICARPOS ‘KOLMGALA’ FIRST EDITIONS® GALAXY

PP 20912

Plump, bridal-white berries ripen in early fall, as the last of summers’ small white flowers swell into pearls. As the leaves fall, each arching stem is adorned with the decorative berries that remain on slender branches through the winter. (marketed and sold by the First Editions Group) Size: 30–36" tall by 30–36" wide

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SYMPHORICARPOS ‘KOLMAVA’

SYMPHORICARPOS ‘KOLMAJO’

Plump, snow white berries ripen late in the summer, swelling into pearls. As the leaves fall, each arching stem is adorned with fruits that persist into fall. New from a line of dwarf, colorful snowberries from Kolster, BV in The Netherlands, Avalanche is spectacular enmasse, but will also make a great addition to the garden and is an excellent cut flower.

A well-branched, upright form with plump white berries that cluster along the stems and have a lovely dusting of rosepink. Snow berries add interest to the garden at a time when most perennials and shrubs have finished their performance. Plant enmasse or use as a standalone specimen where needed.

MAGICAL® AVALANCHE™

Size: 3–4' tall by 3' wide

MAGICAL® JOY

Size: 4–5' tall by 3' wide

SYMPHORICARPOS ‘KOLMAMAN’

SYMPHORICARPOS ‘KOLMAMIWA’

A well-branched, upright form, Magical Mandy’s delicate, pink flowers bloom from the ground to the far reaching tips of every stem in early summer, followed by clusters of soft-pink, pearl-like fruits in early fall. Plant in irregular groupings or as an informal hedge for a readily available supply of cut stems for floral arrangements in late summer and early fall.

With these improved varieties from Plants Nouveau, new found uses for snow berries abound for natural shrub borders and late season interest. Delicate flowers bloom from the ground to the far reaching tips of every stem in late spring, followed by white, pearl-like fruits in late summer to early fall — making Milky Way the perfect choice for cutting gardens. In keeping with its form, plant in irregular groupings or as an informal hedge for a readily available supply of cut stems for floral arrangements.

MAGICAL® MANDY

Size: 4' tall by 3' wide

SYMPHORICARPOS ‘KOLMPICA’

MAGICAL® MILKY WAY

Size: 3–4’ tall x 3’ wide

MAGICAL® PINK CARPET PPAF

There aren’t many ornamentals that rival the performance of Pink Carpet in late summer and early fall. The perfect choice for grouping along a garden path, these small mounding shrubs look like miniature pink gumballs exploded all over them when in fruit! Plump, rounded berries form in late August and continue into early fall for an extraordinary display. Great for container plantings or mixed borders, snow berries are tolerant of a variety of soils, but perform best with some clay.

Size: 30-36” tall x 36” wide Diseases and Pests: Occasional powdery mildew

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Diseases and Pests: Occasional powdery mildew


SYRINGA PATULA ‘PINK FLOWER SELECT’ DREAM CLOUD™ PPAF Every once in a while, a plant comes along that we know from the very start is going to be a winner. This dense growing Manchurian lilac from our breeder Michael Yanny is destined for the clouds! With a different color than the species, in early summer you’ll find Dream Cloud™ covered in fluffy panicles of pink flowers — so much so, that there’s hardly a trace of the leaves to be seen. A spectacular sight to see, these blooms measure 12” long x 9” wide! Plant Dream Cloud™ along a sunny garden path so you can savor its sweet, intoxicating fragrance, or near your patio to enjoy as you take time to relax. And be sure to harvest some of the flowers to bring indoors — they make fabulous cuts. As summer wanes, cooler nights produce a rich, purple, fall color — yet another nuance that adds one more season of interest. This plant is truly a winner: more resistant to powdery mildew and root rot diseases than other new lilacs on the market, Dream Cloud™ should be an absolute joy to grow! Prune immediately after flowering has finished to give time for next year’s buds to set. Size: 4–5’ tall x 4–5’ wide

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 3b–8

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained highly organic soil — does not perform well in sandy loam

Sun/Shade: Full Sun Soil: Average garden soil

Landscape Use: Borders, pathways, specimens, urban gardens

SYRINGA PATULA ‘JN UPRIGHT SELECT’ VIOLET

UPRISING™ PPAF

Much like political uprisings have a way of shaking up the way we look at things, so too do horticultural ones. There is a new uprising occurring in the world of lilacs. Some varieties are fed up with being lumped into the “common lilac” category of Syringa vulgaris. They don’t want to be thought of as oversized, treelike shrubs that bloom for a few weeks in the spring. How is THAT going to work in our smaller urban gardens? And what about summer fragrance or fall color? Don’t they count? Violet Uprising™ is raising her branches to the sky in a newfound solidarity. We’re making history here people! An upright form of Manchurian lilac, Violet Uprising’s branches are strongly ascending as a very young plant — think goalpost. Lightly fragrant clusters of violet colored flowers form 12” panicles in early summer, measuring 6” across — also reaching upward. Farther into autumn as the night frosts return, leaves develop a rich purple color in keeping with the season. Breeder Michael Yanny in Milwaukee WI says Violet Uprising escaped getting the “whimp gene” so prevalent in many modern lilacs. Unlike other selections, this plant doesn’t melt out in the landscape after a few years due to root rot diseases. In addition, it is resistant to powdery mildew. An exceptional selection for hedging, use Violet Uprising to create a fragrant fence between you and your neighbors. It’s just the right height to share a story or two while you take in the amazing beauty of this incredible new lilac. Prune immediately after flowering has finished to give time for next year’s buds to set. Size: 4–6’ tall x 4–5’ wide

Sun/Shade: Full Sun to part shade

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 3b–8

Soil: Average Garden Soil

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained highly organic soil — does not perform well in dry soils

Landscape Use: Borders, hedging, specimens, naturalized gardens

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SYRINGA VULGARIS ‘ELSDANCER’ TINY DANCER™ In the fragrance of Tiny Dancer past meets future with a memorable scent. Too long considered a leggy plant for old-fashioned gardens, this lilac has a compact form, making it ideal anywhere hard-working, independent plants are needed. In addition to the cold-hardiness expected from a lilac, Tiny Dancer boasts remarkable heat tolerance, growing and blooming where few lilacs have gone before. Even in Zone 8, violet-purple buds open into lavender flowers, ranking it among the dogwoods and azaleas as a benchmark of spring. Large panicles measure 4 to 5 inches, and the large florets make each cluster appear luxuriously full. Size: 4–5' tall by 3–4' wide

Sun/Shade: Full Sun to part shade

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 4–8

Soil: Average Garden Soil

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Foundations, cutting gardens, wildlife gardens, borders, urban gardens

VIBURNUM CARLESII ‘J.N. SELECT A’ SPICE ISLAND® Have you ever wondered what you would plant if there was only room for one in your outdoor space? High on our list would be something with amazing flowers. Yes, flowers with a tantalizing fragrance that could be carried on the breeze. Something you could plant along a walkway so that every time someone passed by, the sweet aroma would captivate. Maybe a plant that was compact enough to place near a window so you could breathe in the fragrance on a spring day. Viburnum Spice Island™ offers all of these nuances and so much more! Delightfully fragrant, pink buds open to white snowball-like cluster flowers. And unlike many V. carlesii, this variety blooms with its leaves fully expanded as a backdrop, enhancing the beauty of the flowers. And as the warm summer breezes make way for crisp autumn air, Spice Island’s™ leaves turn to brilliant shades of burgundy and glowing red. A compact grower, Spice Island™ is slow to mature, perfect for garden paths, smaller spaces and as a specimen plant. Size: 4–5’ tall x 4–5’ wide

Sun/Shade: Full Sun to partial shade

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 5–9

Soil: Average Garden Soil

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Foundation plantings, specimens, urban gardens

VIBURNUM CARLESII ‘J.N. SELECT S’ SUGAR N’ SPICE® This viburnum has really stepped up its game! What makes Sugar n’ Spice™ so special? It’s a standard sized Korean spicebush, with a super-sized flower display! In mid-spring the plant is dotted with lovely pink buds that open to clusters of white, spicy-sweet flowers. Smaller than average, these flowers are much more abundant throughout the body of the plant. An in-your-face variety, at nose level, this viburnum will fill your senses with tantalizing fragrance. Plant along a path or close to your outdoor living area. Extending the season, late fall brings an unforgettable display of maroon and red autumn foliage. With few exceptions, no other shrub offers as much to the garden as Sugar n’ Spice™. Size: 4–6’ tall x 4–6’ wide

Sun/Shade: Full Sun to part shade

Diseases and Pests: Occasional scale

USDA Zones: 5–9

Soil: Average Garden Soil

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Mixed plantings, naturalized gardens, specimens, urban gardens


Same Specifications for all Weigelas Diseases and Pests: None known, deer resistant

USDA Zones: 4–8

Sun/Shade: Full sun to part shade

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Landscape Use: Foundations, cutting gardens, wildlife gardens, borders, urban gardens

Soil: Average garden soil

WEIGELA ‘KOLMAGIRA’

FIRST EDITIONS® RAINBOW SENSATION PP 20384

WEIGELA ‘BOKRASHINE’ FIRST EDITIONS®

A charming selection, before the flowers appear, Rainbow Sensation will brighten your garden with its attractive, variegated foliage. Dense clusters of soft- pink, funnel-shaped flowers bloom in profusion in May, as hummingbirds flock to harvest the sweet nectar. (marketed and sold by the First Editions Group)

A blooming machine, Shining Sensation’s pink funnel-shaped flowers engulf the plant in May and June, and then sporadically bloom through summer. Shiny, burgundy foliage appears as though it has been polished, and contrasts nicely with the pink flowers, making this new selection from Europe a cut above the rest. (marketed and sold by the First Editions Group)

SHINING SENSATION

Size: 5–6' tall by 4–5' wide

Size: 3–4' tall by 3–4' wide

WEIGELA ‘BOKRAROB’

MAGICAL® ROBIN PP 20384

Magical Robin is not Grandma’s Weigela! Half the size of most varieties, this compact form has double the flower power. Dark red trumpet flowers begin blooming mid-spring and continue through the growing season. A no-fuss shrub, perfect for a mixed border, Magical Robin is guaranteed to add season-long color and is one of the first plants hummingbirds come to in the spring. The profusion of repeat blooming red flowers make this new selection one that ranks far above those used by Grandma. Magical Robin is happiest in full sun in the northern states to part shade in coastal regions. Size: 3' tall by 3' wide

WEIGELA ‘BOKRACUWHI’

MAGICAL® WHITE PPAF

The profusion of repeat blooming white flowers make this new selection one that ranks far above those used by Grandma. Magical White is happiest in full sun in the northern states to part shade in coastal regions. Size: 4–5' tall by 4' wide

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TREES BETULA MAGICAL® GLOBE PP 23610 Magical Globe is a dwarf growing form of Betula pendula. When grafted onto a Himalayan white birch standard, it forms a distinctly shaped patio and garden tree. The slow growing, tight branches form a rounded ball atop the silver white trunk of the Himalayan birch creating the look of a lollipop. It is the first birch with a spherical habit that can be grafted at any height, and requires little or no trimming to keep its rounded form. Performs well when grafted on to Betula nigra as well. Size: 4–5' tall by 3–4' wide

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 3–6

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full Sun to part shade

Landscape Use: Specimen, urban gardens, containers

Soil: Average garden soil

CORNUS ANGUSTATA ‘ELSBRY’

EMPRESS OF CHINA® PP 14537

An evergreen Chinese dogwood with a graceful, yet vigorous habit and loads of flowers. Each branch holds up to 150 white blooms that eventually transform into translucent strawberry-like fruits. Empress of China will light up your garden with year-round color and excitement! Size: 15–18' tall by 13–15' wide

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 6–9

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Landscape Use: Specimen

Soil: Average garden soil

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MALUS MILL ‘UEBO’ APRIL SHOWERS™ PP15559 Weeping trees lend an elegant silhouette against the winter landscape with their exposed branches of intricate design. Slow growing, and suitable for smaller garden spaces, the graceful, cascading effect of April Showers will soften your design and provide a season-by-season display of beauty. In spring, buds swell to garlands of pure white flowers. As the flowers fall, dark-green, narrow foliage covers the delicate limbs. And then, as the days of autumn bring crispness to the air, bright, carmine-red fruits hang like tiny apples from its branches. As winter approaches, the elegant silhouette presents itself again. Size: 4' above the graft

Diseases and Pests: None known, deer resistant

USDA Zones: 4–8

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Landscape Use: Foundations, containers, specimens, urban gardens

Soil: Average garden soil

Metasequoia glyptostroboides ‘URBAN SPIRE’ PPAF Some plants were born to make a statement. This new columnar dawn redwood found by our friends at Sam Brown’s Nursery in Malvern, PA ,does just that. Upright and quick growing, this could be the next best tree for urban spaces. It is a true spire and will fit well into smaller, urban spaces, make the perfect tree for city street tree plantings and even small home gardens, and boulevards. Urban Spire will also serve as an exclamation point in the back of any garden border or open garden space. Since dawn redwoods are so tolerant of extreme soils, we think this new selection will help designers and homeowners have a fantastic new tree for properties with poorly drained, new construction soil, or spots where the soil can be wet in the spring and then extremely dry in the summer. This is one versatile tree. Size: 18–20’ tall by 8–11’ wide

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 4–9

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full Sun/Part Shade

Landscape Use: Borders, specimen, street tree plantings, urban spaces

Soil: Average garden soil

Parrotia persica ‘CHISHAVEN1’ GOLDEN BELLTOWER™ With consistent gold and apricot fall color and a superior habit, we feel this new form of Persian ironwood will make the perfect urban tree because it can hold up to urban soils and conditions. Discovered by Ken Christianson of Chrishaven Trees 25 years ago, Golden BellTower has proven to be the most reliably upright and columnar selection on the market. Do you have a small garden and want some upright trees to add vertical elements? This is the tree for you. It’s perfect for small spaces and urban gardens. Size: 25–28’ tall by 10–12’ wide

Diseases and Pests: None known

USDA Zones: 4–8

Moisture: Moist, but well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full Sun/Part Shade

Landscape Use: Borders, specimen, street tree plantings, urban gardens

Soil: Average garden soil, well-drained

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