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2013 Catalog

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What We Offer You

The Garden Debut® collection is supported by distinctive branded packaging with readily identifiable pots and colorful, informative labels including MS tags for instant access to information, exceptional Point of Purchase materials that are sure to entice consumers, a professional marketing and advertising program, and online information and support through www.gardendebut.com, facebook.com/ gardendebut, twitter.com/gardendebut, and pinterest.com/gardendebut.

Branded Packaging

• Pots feature the signature hummingbird of the Garden Debut® logo. • Comprised of 20 percent post-consumer resin and 100 percent recycled materials. • Tags offer a brief description, key features, landscape uses, and care instructions, as well as hardiness zone, bloom time, sun exposure, watering needs, mature size, and fertilizing needs. • On the back of the tag, MS tags link to additional information on the Garden Debut® website.

About the Collection

Garden Debut® is a Superior Landscape Collection made up of Great New Plants™ and Trusted Selections™ that have been thoroughly tested for long-term performance. The Garden Debut® Collection will improve home value and create atmospheres for families to connect, enjoy, share and inspire.

Point of Purchase Materials

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Great New Plants™

Rigorous Garden Debut® testing procedures for new plants ranges from breeding, discovery, collection and propagation through repeated cycles of research, scrupulous trialing, meticulous evaluation, and finally to introduction. These new plants may have larger flowers, longer bloom period, more colorful leaves, increased pest/disease resistance, more vigorous growth rates or any of a host of similar desirable characteristics that guarantee success for the end consumer.

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• Full color ad placement reaching over 315,000 retailers and 6 million consumers through trade, regional and national magazines. • PR and Ad campaign will create brand recognition. • Advertising will spotlight top new performers. TM

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Trusted Selections™

The Garden Debut® Collection will provide consumers with a full range of landscape material, including carefully chosen varieties that have a proven reputation for long-term performance, stability and beauty. When planning a landscape, new and genetically improved cultivars should be used to compliment trusted, tried and true performers to create a superior and complete display that will increase value in the home and life of the homeowner.

Who We Are

Garden Debut® is managed by wellknown Greenleaf Nursery Company. Greenleaf has a sterling reputation of environmental stewardship for 55 years and is renowned for producing and distributing outstanding plants (14+ million plants annually) from exemplary production fields (nearly 2,000 acres in Oklahoma, Texas and North Carolina).

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On the Cover!

Botanical Name to Common Name Reference Index

Wisteria is an elegant garden favorite, providing delicate, fragrant pendulous blooms in spring. Unfortunately, traditional Wisteria only offer these desirable blooms for 2, maybe 3 weeks in spring. Lavender Falls Wisteria PP19655 isn’t your traditional Wisteria. This new Wisteria, developed by breeder Pat Tam of Tulsa, Okla., is hands down the earliest blooming Wisteria, not to mention that young plants bloom just as profusely as mature ones. In early spring, 9- to 20-inch long lavender flower clusters emerge just before the foliage. And just when you think Lavender Falls has maxed itself out, it blooms again and again, continuing to bloom every month of the season! Lavender Falls Wisteria is a strongly growing vine that needs good support and will romantically cover a freestanding pergola, arbor or trellis. A light grape-like fragrance adds to the enchantment of this picturesque effect. Use Lavender Falls Wisteria in the landscape for shade, screening, or as a specimen tree when specially trained.

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Showy Border™ Forsythia

Southern Lady® Pieris PPAF This bold beauty has improved heat tolerance and produces delicate white blooms in early spring.

Botanical Name

Common Name

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Abelia

Abelia

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Acer

Maple

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Berberis

Barberry

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Buddleia

Butterfly Bush

Buxus

Boxwood

Callicarpa

Beautyberry

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Campsis

Trumpet Creeper

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Carex

Sedge

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Cedrus

Cedar

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Cercis

Redbud

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Citrus

Satsuma

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Cornus

Dogwood

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Cortaderia

Pampas Grass

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Cotoneaster

Cotoneaster

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Cryptomeria

Cryptomeria

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Forsythia

Forsythia

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Gardenia

Gardenia

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Hemerocallis

Daylily

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Hibiscus

Althea

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Hydrangea

Hydrangea

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Ilex

Holly

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Juniper

Juniper

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Lagerstroemia

Crapemyrtle

Leucophyllum

Sage

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Leucothoe

Leucothoe

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Loropetalum

Loropetalum

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Magnolia

Magnolia

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Malus

Apple

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Nyssa

Black Gum

Ophiopogon

Mondo Grass

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Pieris

Pieris

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Platanus

London Planetree

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Prunus

Cherry Laurel

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Rhaphiolepis

Indian Hawthorn

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Rhododendron

Azalea

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Spiraea

Spiraea

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Syringa

Lilac

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Taxodium

Bald Cypress

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Trachelospermum Asiatic Jasmine

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Wisteria

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Wisteria

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Garden Debut® is a Superior Landscape Collection made up of Great New Plants™ and Trusted Selections™ that have been thoroughly tested for long-term performance. The Garden Debut® Collection will improve home value and create atmospheres for families to connect, enjoy, share and inspire. Find this shrub at your local garden center or contact Garden Debut® at (877) 663-5053 or www.gardendebut.com.

Contact Garden Debut® at (877) 663-5053 or www.gardendebut.com to find a grower in your area.

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Breeders & Hybridizers

Online Resources www.gardendebut.com

Have you found the next Great New Plant™? Not sure how to protect or introduce it? Garden Debut® partners with many breeders across the US to introduce new plant genetics for retail consumption. From breeders to growers, landscapers, retailers and gardeners, everyone benefits from the Garden Debut® collection of Great New Plants™ and Trusted Selections™. As a member of the Garden Debut® consortium of breeders and plantsmen, you benefit from unmatched plant trialing and evaluation at some of America’s best growers, such as Greenleaf Nursery, Fischer Farms and Dudley’s Nursery, as well as various test and botanical gardens. Additionally, Garden Debut® provides • marketing names • trademarks • patent assistance • production • a network of growers who meet our standard of quality • distribution • marketing and advertising • retail packaging • merchandising Partner with the Garden Debut® collection and let us turn your new find into the next Great New Plant™ every garden center in America wants! For more information about how to join the Garden Debut® team, contact Alicia O’Donnell, Brand Development Manager, at (877) 663-5053 or alicia_odonnell@ greenleafnursery.com.

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Ornamental shrubs and vines are the backbone of the garden…and society! While perennials and annuals are known for their colorful flowers in spring and summer, a mix of shrubs provide interest to your garden year-round. From evergreens to repeat blooming hydrangeas and azaleas, Garden Debut® has it all. Not to mention the benefits planting shrubs can provide to your lifestyle. A recent video from BASF reports that people who are around plants are generally more empathetic, less worried and in higher spirits. Plus, forty-five minutes of gardening is equivalent to 30 minutes of aerobics. That means planting, weeding and watering can all attribute to a healthier you, emotionally and physically. Ornamental shrubs can also increase memory retention up to 20 percent. Send those kids outdoors before they start their homework! Or better yet, help them study in an outdoor space where plants are visible. The American Society of Landscape Architects says, when selling your home, you can recover from 100 to 200 percent of every dollar you invest in your landscaping. And well landscaped homes tend to sell 6 weeks faster than non-landscaped homes. Money magazine says even an amateur can get a professional-looking landscape for $500 to $3,000 worth of plants and materials if he or she is willing to do the work. Start investing in a better lifestyle, and check out the following shrubs & vines from Garden Debut®.

Twist Of Lime™ Variegated Abelia Abelia x grandiflora ‘Hopley’s’

An outstanding Abelia with bright variegated foliage that is yellow with green centers when young and matures to ivory and green. Twist of Lime™ produces a heavy bloom of light pink flowers for a long period of summer and fall. It grows on gracefully arching branches to a mature height of 4 to 5 feet. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 6 and prefers full sun.

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Admiration Barberry PP16921

Golden Rocket Barberry PP18626

A showstopper with a blaze of orange-red foliage with yellow margins. This nonflowering Barberry holds its color well through summer. It has a broad, rounded growth habit reaching 2 to 3 feet tall in 4 years. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 5 and prefers sun to partial shade.

A narrow, upright growing, deciduous shrub with showy, bright yellow foliage. Pale yellow, insignificant flowers in spring are followed by bright red berries in fall. Will mature to 5 feet tall with a 2 foot spread. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 4 and prefers sun to partial shade.

Berberis thunbergii ‘Admiration’

Berberis thunbergii ‘Golden Rocket’

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Orange Rocket Barberry PP18411 Berberis thunbergii ‘Orange Rocket’

Tiny Gold Barberry PP17084 Berberis thunbergii ‘Tiny Gold’

Asian Moon Butterfly Bush

Compact, upright growing deciduous shrub with small red leaves that turn a ruby red in autumn. Early summer, pale yellow flowers are followed by small, crimson red berries. Will reach 6 to 8 feet tall in ten years. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 4 and prefers full sun.

A deciduous, dwarf shrub with bright sunshine yellow foliage. Exhibits a tight compact rounded habit. This easy care, drought tolerant shrub matures to 2 feet tall and wide. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 4 and prefers sun to partial shade.

A symmetrical, rounded shrub growing to 3-7 feet tall. Light purple, butterfly attracting flowers bloom in profusion all summer. The seeds of these flowers are sterile and therefore have a longer bloom time. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 5 and prefers full sun.

Buddleia x ‘Asian Moon’

Baby Gem Boxwood PP21159 Buxus microphylla var. japonica ‘Gregem’

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Baby Gem is the gold standard for valuable garden shrubs. The vigorous littleleaf boxwood is an exceptionally compact plant with a dense, multi-branched habit, easy to grow and robust in the landscape overall. Baby Gem’s tiny, black-green foliage is abundant and adds a distinctive note to the landscape, retaining its color particularly well in winter. This fine-textured broadleaf evergreen grows as tall as it is wide, reaching a maintainable size of 3 feet tall and wide, resembling a little green muffin. The brisk growth rate makes Baby Gem Boxwood ideal for carefree hedging in a wide area of the U.S. It is a gem of a foundation plant, excellent for edging, and may be clipped for parterres, topiary and formal gardens. The vibrant green hue provides an exceptional backdrop for brilliant annual and perennial flowers. Other splendid characteristics include deer resistance and tolerance of dry soils once established. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 5 and prefers partial sun.


Green Borders™ Boxwood

Golden Dream Boxwood PP16052

Wine Spritzer™ Beautyberry

With more of a horizontal branching habit, this fine textured plant has dark foliage with a fine white stripe adorning the underside of the leaf’s midrib. A natural, low maintenance shrub maturing at around 3 foot high and 4 foot wide. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 5 and prefers sun.

A compact, rounded shrub with bright green foliage edged in a golden yellow. This slow-growing evergreen will reach 2 feet tall at maturity. Thrives in moist, well-drained soil. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 6 and prefers sun to partial shade.

Striking variegated foliage is highlighted by the red stems. Wine Spritzer™ produces lavender blooms in summer, which are attractive to wildlife. This vigorous grower matures at 6 feet tall. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 5 and prefers sun to partial shade. Brought to Garden Debut® by Southern Plant Group.

Buxus microphylla ‘Grebor’

Buxus microphylla ‘PEERGOLD’

Callicarpa dichotoma ‘sPg-3-013’

Madame Rosy® Trumpet Creeper PP18394 Garden Glow Dogwood Campsis x ‘HOMR’

Cornus hesseyii ‘Garden Glow’

Irish Setter™ Dogwood

A well mannered, deciduous vine that blooms spring through fall, displaying clusters of large, intense rose colored flowers. This hybrid of our native trumpet creeper (C. radicans) and C. grandiflora is seedless and grows to 10 to 15 feet after 5 years. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 4 and prefers full sun. Brought to Garden Debut® by Bob and Lisa Head.

Brilliant lime green foliage in summer and burgundy red foliage in fall makes this a great selection for all seasons. Bright red winter twigs add wonderful color to any winter landscape. Mature size is 2 to 3 feet tall and wide. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 4 and prefers partial shade.

Irish Setter™ Dogwood has beautiful maroon fall color and in the winter, the previous season’s wood retains a showy, bright red color. This cultivar also shows superior resistance to septoria leaf spot. Can mature to 12 feet tall and wide. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 3 and prefers partial shade.

Cornus racemosa ‘J.N. Red Stem’

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Northern Borders™ Var. Cotoneaster Showy Border™ Forsythia Cotoneaster horizontalis ‘Variegatus’

Forsythia x intermedia ‘Spectabilis’

Crown Jewel Gardenia PP19896

A slow growing, semi-evergreen groundcover with green leaves edged in white. Lovely, orange-red fall color compliments the shiny red fruit. Matures at 2-3 feet tall with a 5-8 foot spread. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 5 and prefers full sun.

Large bright yellow flowers are reliably produced each year, and on each plant. Flowers are produced in early spring, followed by medium green foliage. Growth habit is a vase to upright shape with a moderate growth rate. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 5 and prefers full sun.

A low-growing, spreading to prostrate Gardenia with double white, medium-sized flowers in early summer. Bright green foliage is medium to small sized for the species. Prefers well drained, moist soil. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 7 and prefers sun to partial shade. Brought to Garden Debut® by Plant Haven and breeder Philip Dark.

Blue Angel™ Althea

Pink Angel™ Althea

Hibiscus syriacus ‘Greba’

A medium sized, upright and vigorous growing, well-branched shrub. Large, single, rich blue flowers adorn the plant in late summer. It matures at 4 to 6 feet tall and wide. Tolerates a variety of soil types and moisture conditions. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 5 and prefers full sun. Brought to Garden Debut® by breeder Sam McFadden.

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Gardenia augusta ‘Crown Jewel’

White Angel™ Althea

Hibiscus syriacus ‘Grepa’

Hibiscus syriacus ‘Grewa’

A medium sized, upright and vigorous growing, well-branched shrub. Large, single pink flowers adorn this plant in late summer. It matures at 6 to 8 feet tall and wide. Tolerates a wide variety of soil types and moisture conditions. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 5 and prefers full sun.

A medium sized, upright and vigorous growing, well-branched shrub. Large, single white flowers adorn this plant in late summer. It matures at 4 to 6 feet tall and wide. Tolerates a wide variety of soil types and moisture conditions. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 5 and prefers full sun. Brought to Garden Debut® by breeder Sam McFadden.


Nantucket Blue™ Hydrangea

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Grenan’

A repeat blooming selection of the renowned Hydrangeas that adorn Nantucket Island. This great new plant from Garden Debut® was selected for its prolific blooming, vibrant bloom color and compact growth habit. It features an abundant summertime display of large, round flower clusters that last until frost. These exceptional blooms emerge a lovely lime green that then turn a brilliant blue (or pink)! Sweeten the soil with lime to turn the blooms pink; acidify the soil to intensify the blue. These blooms contrast nicely against dense, leathery green foliage that is disease and mildew-resistant. This Hydrangea is also exceptionally cold hardy, withstanding temperatures between -30 and -20 degrees Fahrenheit in USDA Zone 4. A fast-growing shrub, Nantucket Blue™ matures between 4 and 6 feet tall with a similar spread. It is perfect for use as an accent plant, in mass plantings and container gardens or near water gardens or ponds. Its cut flowers even make a lovely floral arrangement. Bring a piece of Nantucket home with this reblooming Hydrangea.

Lime Soda™ Hydrangea

Micron® Holly PP21168

Christmas Jewel® Holly PP14477

Huge, conical, cream colored panicles appear on this beautiful plant from summer to fall. Grows to a large, 8 feet tall if left unpruned. Shear back in early spring for a more dense growth habit. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 4 and prefers sun to partial shade.

The diminutive leaves on this Holly make a distinctive mounding shrub that is much more compact than the typical Dwarf Yaupon. Matures at 20-30 inches, with a 3 foot width. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 7 and prefers full sun.

An Ilex pernyi hybrid selected for its dark, polished green foliage and large apple-red berries. It features a naturally dense and upright habit, maturing at 10 feet tall by 6 to 8 feet wide. No pollinator needed for this showy female plant. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 6 and prefers full sun. Brought to Garden Debut® by Bob and Lisa Head.

Hydrangea paniculata ‘Phantom’

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Ilex vomitoria ‘Gremicr’

Ilex x ‘HL10-90’

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These Crapemyrtles are cold hardy to USDA Zone 6 and prefer full sun. Brought to Garden Debut® by breeder Dow Whiting.

Princess Kylie™ Crapemyrtle

Princess Holly Ann™ Crapemyrtle

Magenta blooms cover this mounding dwarf Crapemyrtle from summer to fall. Foliage is an undulating gray-green. This moderate grower reaches 2.5 to 3 feet tall and wide.

Cherry red blooms cover this mounding dwarf Crapemyrtle from summer to fall. New growth is a copper red which turns deep green in summer and a purplish-red in fall. This moderate grower reaches 2 to 2.5 feet tall and 2.5 to 3 feet wide.

Princess Zoey™ Crapemyrtle

Princess Lyla™ Crapemyrtle

Red and pink blooms cover this upright dwarf Crapemyrtle from summer to fall. New growth is dark green and turns reddish purple in the fall. This moderate grower reaches 3 to 3.5 feet tall and 2.5 to 3 feet wide.

Rose pink blooms cover this mounding dwarf Crapemyrtle from summer to fall. Foliage is a dark green in summer and turns to a flaming gold in fall. This moderate grower reachs 1.5 to 2 feet tall and wide.

Lagerstroemia x ‘GA 0803’

Lagerstroemia x ‘GA 0702’

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Lagerstroemia x ‘GA 0701’

Lagerstroemia x ‘GA 0804’


Orchid Cascade Crapemyrtle PP18646

Rosey Carpet Crapemyrtle PP13965

Desperado® Sage

Orchid-lavender blooms cascade down to the ground in summer on this compact plant that grows only 12 to 16 inches high by 3 to 4 feet wide. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 6 and prefers full sun. Brought to Garden Debut® by Bob Hambuchen.

Rose-pink blooms cover this distinctive horizontal-growing groundcover Crapemyrtle. Profuse flower blossoms, and an extended flowering period, add to the unusual characteristics of this plant that grows 3-4 feet wide and 4-12 inches high. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 6 and prefers full sun. Brought to Garden Debut® by breeder Bob Hambuchen.

This very popular drought tolerant plant features silvery gray-green foliage and lavender blossoms all summer. It has a broad growth habit reaching 6 feet in height. Performs best in well drained areas. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 8 and prefers full sun.

Whitewater® Leucothoe PP18396

Garnet Fire™ Loropetalum

Snow Muffin® Loropetalum PP11766

White urn-shaped flowers are borne at each internode in long racemes in the spring. New growth is beautiful shades of wine, pink and copper. Foliage is dark green with an ivorywhite margin. A graceful shrub, 3-4 feet tall and wide with arching stems. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 6 and prefers shade. Brought to Garden Debut® by Bob and Lisa Head.

This evergreen shrub features garnet-red, tassel-like flowers in late winter through spring against outstanding, dark burgundy foliage. Colorful deep maroon-red leaves persist throughout the year adding a blaze of color to the winter landscape. The multifaceted, luminous shrub reaches 4 to 5 feet in height. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 7 and prefers full sun. Brought to Garden Debut® by Southern Plant Group.

White, strap-like, petaled flowers are abundantly produced in spring as the new shoots emerge from the previous season’s growth. It is a compact, shade tolerant plant with a moderate to slow growth rate, reaching 16 inches in height and 30 inches wide. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 7 and prefers shade. Brought to Garden Debut® by Bob and Lisa Head.

Lagerstroemia indica ‘Orchid Cascade’

Leucothoe fontanesiana ‘HOWW’

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Lagerstroemia indica ‘Prostrata Rosey Carpet’

Loropetalum chinense ‘sPg-3-017’

Leucophyllum frutescens ‘Greado’

Loropetalum chinense ‘Snowmound’

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Southern Lady® Pieris PPAF Pieris japonica ‘Greprs’

Southern Lady® Pieris PPAF is an upright, evergreen shrub with spreading branches and dense rosette foliage. In winter pinkish-red flower buds adorn the shrub, giving it a festive holiday feel. By early spring the flower buds blossom into delicate, slightly fragrant, white pendulous flowers. Southern Lady® Pieris PPAF is an excellent choice for foundation plantings, shrub borders and shaded flower beds. Its deer resistance and early bloom time make it desirable for most any landscape. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 6 and prefers sun to partial shade. This Pieris is named for its developer, Margie Jenkins, a true Southern lady who has been blazing the trail in the Louisiana nursery industry since 1962. Margie began her work with Pieris japonica in 2004 when she bought in a crop from New Zealand and began propagating them from seed. True to form, during a visit with several Greenleaf Nursery employees, Margie sent a few of these Pieris back to our El Campo, Texas, location with instructions to “See what these will do.” As Greenleaf Nursery began to trial these varieties, they noticed a particular plant with better leaf spot resistance and heat tolerance than your typical Pieris. From there Southern Lady® Pieris PPAF became a part of the Garden Debut® family.

Centre Court™ Cherry Laurel

Prunus caroliniana ‘Grecct’

Much more compact than the species, this dense evergreen has a natural upright-oval form, with glossy, dark green leaves. Used as a screen or hedge, or with a central leader; the plant makes a smallsized street tree. In the spring, tiny, creamy-white, flowers appear in dense, fragrant clusters and are followed by small, shiny black cherries that are attractive to wildlife. A low-maintenance plant, wellsuited to sun or shade, with a 30 foot height and 15 foot width. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 7 and prefers full sun.

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Redbird™ Indian Hawthorn PPAF Rhaphiolepis indica ‘sPg-3-003’

Features burgundy-red new growth followed by white flowers that flush pink from April through May. This narrow grower matures at 3 to 4 feet tall by 4 to 5 feet wide. It is perfect for a small hedge or as a foundation planting. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 6 and prefers full sun. Brought to Garden Debut® by Southern Plant Group.


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Red Magnificence™ PPAF Rhododendron x ‘RLH1-10P18’

Blush Elegance™ PPAF Rhododendron x ‘RLH1-12P0’

Fuchsia Extravagance™ PPAF

White Nobility™ PPAF

Cherry Pink Prestige™ PPAF

Coral Amazement™ PPAF

Pink Adoration™ PPAF Rhododendron x ‘RLH1-7P14’

Firebrick Fame™ PPAF Rhododendron x ‘RLH1-8P1’

Purple Spectacular™ PPAF

Rhododendron x ‘RLH1-15P3’

Rhododendron x ‘RLH1-5P1’

Rhododendron x ‘RLH1-14P14’

Rhododendron x ‘RLH1-6P4’

Rhododendron x ‘RLH1-13P11’

Evergreen, disease resistant, reblooming azaleas with large flowers that appear in spring, then rebloom in summer, and continue blooming until hard frost. Even high summer temperatures don’t stop these beauties from producing loads of late summer and fall flowers. ReBLOOM™ Azaleas are hardy to USDA Zone 6 and prefer to be planted in sun to partial shade. Brought to Garden Debut® by 13 and Lisa Head. Bob

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Abbey’s Re-View® Rhododendron

White Frost™ Birchleaf Spiraea

Gold Thread™ Spiraea

Evergreen shrub that will quickly reach 6-8 feet tall. It will be covered with pinkishlavender blooms starting in March and occurring again in September. Disease resistant and extremely heat tolerant. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 5 and prefers sun to partial shade. Brought to Garden Debut® by breeder Roger Flotta.

White-flowering shrub with a noteworthy, long, fall color palette. Rich green leaves turn yellow-gold, bronze and red in autumn. Clusters of flowers blanket the mounding plant much like frost over the foliage. Grows to 3 feet wide. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 3 and prefers full sun.

A low maintenance flowering shrub that has arching stems lined with small white flowers in early spring. Its willowy foliage emerges yellow and turns an orange to russet color in fall. It is very drought tolerant and excellent for use in foundation beds and mixed gardens. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 4 and prefers full sun.

Rhododendron hybrid ‘Grearv’

Sweet Treat™ Lilac

Spiraea betulifolia ‘Tor’

Snow-N-Summer™ Asiatic Jasmine

Spiraea thunbergii ‘Ogon’

Lavender Falls Wisteria PP19655

Syringa patula ‘Greswt’

Trachelospermum asiaticum ‘HOSNS’

Wisteria floribunda ‘Betty Tam’

Shows exceptional tolerance to summer heat scorch. This compact shrub grows to 3 feet tall with a similar spread. The spring flowers are very sweetly fragrant and the dark green leaves turn burgundy in autumn. A low maintenance plant that also has an excellent resistance to powdery mildew. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 3 and prefers full sun.

Glossy, fine-textured foliage is outstanding with its pink and white new leaves. An evergreen groundcover that is mounding and spreading with a moderate, controlled growth rate. It can be sheared to promote the pink and white new growth. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 7 and prefers full sun. Brought to Garden Debut® by Bob and Lisa Head.

This phenomenal Wistera blooms profusely with 9-20 inch, pendulous, lavender flower clusters just before the foliage appears in the spring, and then amazingly reblooms during the growing season with smaller racemes. This Japanese Wisteria quickly establishes a beautiful trellis or patio cover. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 5 and prefers full sun. Brought to Garden Debut® by breeder Pat Tam.

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Every gardener is sad to see spring go! They’re looking for ways to lengthen the bloom season each year, and Garden Debut® is ready to meet their needs with a new series of daylilies. From spring to frost these rebloomers provide non-stop blooms. Developed by breeder Dr. Ted Petit, world-renowned neuroscientist and daylily breeder, Enjoy 24/7® Daylilies are genetically superior to older more common varieties of daylily. Unlike most daylilies, which rely on day length to determine bloom cycle, Enjoy 24/7® daylilies rely on temperature, preferring a range of 45 degrees to 95 degrees F. Meaning that while most daylilies bloom from late spring through summer, these perennials nearly double the bloom season by producing loads of blooms from early spring to late fall. Plus, their evergreen foliage allows them to double as an ornamental grass in winter. Don’t pack up and ship out after spring! Fill your garden with reblooming Enjoy 24/7® Daylilies from Garden Debut®, and extend your bloom season.

Bahama Pink Sky™ Daylily PPAF Hemerocallis ‘SPd 06-01’

Kokomo Sunset™ Daylily PP22181

Hemerocallis ‘SPd 06-02’

Aruba Red™ Daylily PPAF

Hemerocallis ‘SPd 06-11’

Bermuda Peach™ Daylily PPAF

Hemerocallis ‘SPd 06-08’

The Enjoy 24/7® Daylily is an early-blooming daylily. Flowering begins 6 to 8 weeks earlier than other daylilies and extends through fall for a long bloom season. Multiple flowering cycles are perfect for mass plantings and perennial beds. Benefits of the Enjoy 24/7® Daylilies include rust resistance on short, grassy foliage, clean shedding of old blooms, prolonged reblooming that extends the season and rapid increase of divisions. The plant matures at 15 to 18 inches tall and is hardy to USDA Zones 5-9. Brought to Garden Debut® by breeder Ted Petit.

Jamaica Sunrise™ Daylily PPAF

Hemerocallis ‘SPd 06-12’

Montego Melon™ Daylily PP23112

Hemerocallis ‘SPd 06-13’

Caribbean Coral™ Daylily PPAF

Hemerocallis ‘SPd 06-14’

Key Largo Moon™ Daylily PP23113

Hemerocallis ‘SPd 06-16’

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Unlike traditional grasses, ornamental grasses bring sound, movement and texture to a landscape. Plus, they’re the most versatile plant group, adapting to heat and cold, drought and moisture. Not to mention that on the whole they’re disease and pest resistant and require little to no maintenance, giving you more time to enjoy your garden rather than maintain it. New groundcover from breeder Bob Head, Bunny Blue® Sedge is an excellent option to soften the edges of a concrete or brick walkway. Its leaves rustle as guests pass by and invite them to brush their hand across the top and feel the soft texture. Plus, it features evergreen foliage that will maintain its attractive color for all four seasons! Similarly, the fluffy ivory plumes of Jet Streams™ Dwarf Pampas Grass just scream “Touch Me” as they blow in the warm breeze of southern summers. Just be careful of the somewhat sharp, heat tolerant foliage. Plus, unlike other pampas grass that can become large and unruly, Jet Streams™ is a dwarf, sterile, more cold hardy variety nearly half the size of other pampas grasses, making it a perfect option for suburban dwellers to enjoy near outdoor spaces. Whether you’re looking to soften your hardscaping or give height and interest to a flat landscape, Garden Debut® ornamental grasses can meet your needs.

Bunny Blue® Sedge Grass

Jet Streams™ Dwarf Pampas Grass Cortaderia selloana ‘Pumila’

Ophiopogon jaburan ‘HOCF’

Evergreen in warmer zones, this native grass has blue green foliage and is clump forming. Will reach 10 to 12 inches tall. Works great as a groundcover. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 5 and prefers full sun. Brought to Garden Debut® by Bob and Lisa Head.

This compact ornamental grass has beautiful, 6 foot, ivory plumes displayed in the fall over a compact clumping grass. A great choice for smaller gardens and low maintenance landscapes. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 6 and prefers full sun.

A shade loving and cold hardy mondo grass. Dark, wide leaves grow 24 to 30 inches long on this disease resistant plant. Panicles of star shaped, white blooms appear July through September. Bright blue berries in winter. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 6 and prefers shade. Brought to Garden Debut® by Bob and Lisa Head.

Carex laxiculmis ‘Hobb’

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Crystal Falls® Mondo Grass PP17430


Aside from obvious damage high winds can cause during natural disasters, everyday winds can still cause damage. In the Great Plains where sustained wind speeds average between 35 and 53 mph, weak limbs and loose shingles can blow off and cause flying object damage to structures and unprotected windows. Old or weak structures can sustain minor damage, and shallow-rooted trees may even be pushed over if wet conditions are present. Soil erosion is also caused by high winds and heavy rainfall. Heavy rainfall can strip land of soil nutrients, and nutrient deficient soil is more susceptible to soil erosion caused by wind. Steep slopes can also be hazardous and unstable during heavy rains when landslides are common. Fortunately evergreen conifers bring more to your landscape than color each winter. Groundcover Golden Pacific™ Juniper is a perfect addition where soil erosion is a problem. This low maintenance Juniper isn’t hindered by nutrient deficient soil. Its spreading roots also hold soil together, preventing hillsides from giving way during heavy rains. In addition to protecting your home from wind damage, trees such as Sterling Frost™ Deodar Cedar and Giokumo Cryptomeria provide electricity savings if planted as a windbreak. In a windy site, a windbreak can account for up to 75 percent wind reduction with a 20 to 40 percent reduction in heating fuel consumption. In a calmer spot, wind barriers can still reduce fuel use by 10 percent or more. From windbreaks to erosion control, Garden Debut® conifers can aid in all your environmental needs.

Sterling Frost™ Deodar Cedar

Giokumo Japanese Cryptomeria

Golden Pacific™ Juniper

A hardy, conical growing selection with weeping branch ends and blue-green needles. Will reach 40-70 feet at maturity. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 7 and prefers full sun.

A densely pyramidal Japanese Cedar with a rapid growth rate to 8 to 10 feet tall. Beautiful deep green coloring all year long with a coppery winter color in exposed areas. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 5 and prefers full sun.

A shore Juniper with golden yellow color that is at its brightest in full sun. This carpet-forming groundcover reaches only 6 inches tall, yet 4 feet wide. Used as an excellent groundcover or for cascading over walls. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 6 and prefers full sun. Brought to Garden Debut® by Southern Plant Group.

Cedrus deodara ‘Grester’

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Cryptomeria japonica ‘Giokumo’

Juniperus conferta ‘sPg-3-016’

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The average homeowner is always looking for ways to save money. If only money grew on trees, right? Well, what if it did? Recent research from the USDA says, “Healthy, mature trees add an average of 10 percent to a property’s value,” and “trees properly placed around buildings can reduce air conditioning needs by 30 percent and can save 20–50 percent in energy used for heating.” Adding trees to your landscape might be the best investment you can make, if selected properly. Tree selection should be based on a number of factors, including space, environmental value and appraisal value. When planting under powerlines, consider the mature height of your tree. In addition to its ornamental value, The Rising Sun™ Redbud matures at only 8 to 12 feet tall, eliminating future need to prune branches away from powerlines. While larger than The Rising Sun™ Redbud, shade tree Fire Master™ Black Gum attracts migrating birds for the avid bird watcher due to its vibrant red foliage and black fruit in early fall. And if planted on the west side of a house, provide optimum shade value, reducing cooling costs. Other larger shade trees, such as Rockford Road™ London Planetree, which reaches 75 to 100 feet tall, can also reduce cooling costs and are often included in home appraisals. According to the landscape tree appraisal formula, this London Planetree could value anywhere from $2,500 to $5,000 at maturity. Increase the value of your home today by choosing one of the following Garden Debut® trees!

Summer Red® Maple

Burgundy Hearts® Redbud PP19654

A unique selection of native red maple that displays outstanding burgundy red new foliage, as well as traditional deep scarlet fall foliage. This vigorous grower matures at 35 to 40 feet tall with abundant lateral branching to 20-25 foot spread. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 5 and prefers full sun.

An exciting new Redbud selection from Greenleaf Nursery that is a vast improvement over Forest Pansy Redbud. New growth emerges as a shimmering red-purple and the heart-shaped leaves remain burgundy throughout the season. Showy pink-lavender flowers appear before the leaves in spring. Mature size is 20 to 25 feet tall and 25 to 35 feet wide. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 5 and prefers sun to partial sun.

Acer rubrum ‘HOSR’

Cercis canadensis ‘Greswan’


The Rising Sun™ Redbud PP21451

Cercis canadensis ‘JN2’

A peachy keen new introduction, The Rising Sun™ Redbud is destined to light up the landscape with appealing, peach colored heart- shaped leaves. This durable native small tree contributes brilliant, golden tangerine colored, heart-shaped foliage all summer with no burning, even in full sun. The Rising Sun™ is a vigorous grower with a full, rounded shape and stylishly holds its color into autumn. A third season of interest is provided in early spring by sweet pea-type flowers, rosy-orchid in color. The flowers appear before the foliage in spring and are attractive to bees and butterflies. New foliage is a bright rosy-apricot. Even the bark is a smooth tan with a yellowish cast, distinctive from other Redbuds. With a mature height of only 12 feet, The Rising Sun™ is perfect for smaller gardens and in-town neighborhoods as well as for specimen and accent plantings. “When I first saw this Redbud I went wild,” said grower Ray Jackson. “Fellow nurserymen have said it is the most outstanding golden Redbud they have ever seen, and I can attest it is vigorous in growth and very heat tolerant.” The Rising Sun™ Redbud is cold hardy to USDA Zone 4 and prefers full sun. Brought to Garden Debut® by Ray Jackson.

Teddy Bear® Magnolia PP13049

Magnolia grandiflora ‘Southern Charm’ Teddy Bear® Magnolia is a very compact native Magnolia with an upright selfbranching habit. Teddy Bear® has small to medium sized 2- to 4-inch wide by 3- to 6-inch long shiny dark green leaves. The leaf back is reddish-brown and heavily felted. When plants are 3 to 4 years old, they begin producing flowers from spring until fall. These lovely fragrant white flowers are 6 to 8 inches wide. A long, continuous flower season helps to control plant size; however, if more control is needed, Teddy Bear® Magnolia can be easily pruned to maintain a much smaller size. This wonderful Magnolia blooms best and retains a more compact size when grown in full sun. The original unpruned parent plant is 19 years old and only 17 feet tall by 10 feet wide with a full dense habit from the ground up. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 7 and prefers full sun. Brought to Garden Debut® by Bob and Lisa Head.


Fire Master™ Black Gum PPAF

Rockford Road™ Planetree

A slow growing, native, pyramidal tree growing to 60 feet tall and 25 feet wide. New foliage growth is a bright red, turning to dark green as it matures. This shade tree features fiery red fall color and attracts migrating birds for the avid bird watcher due to its vibrant red foliage and black fruit in early fall. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 4 and prefers sun to partial shade.

A Greenleaf selection of Planetree valued for its bark aesthetic. Mature trees have white bark similar to Eucalyptus. A rapid growing tree when young. Large leaves and a good branching structure make this a very striking tree. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 5 and prefers full sun.

Nyssa sylvatica ‘PRP1’

Platanus x acerifolia ‘Grejtn’

Lindsey’s Skyward™ Bald Cypress PP22812 Taxodium distichum ‘Skyward’

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Lindsey’s Skyward™ Bald Cypress is a naturally dwarf dense, narrow conifer that has soft, rich-green foliage that is delightful to the touch. New growth in spring is leaf green, changing to a rich dark green in summer. By autumn, the fine, almost feathery needles change to an outstanding copper color and hold for weeks, before branchlets fall. In winter, beautifully tiered, upwardfacing branches give the small tree added elegance and character, while the textured bronzy bark adds winter interest. Lindsey’s Skyward™ Bald Cypress matures at 20 to 25 feet in height and 5 to 10 feet in width. If further reduction in size is required, the deciduous conifer can be kept even smaller and narrower with hard late-winter pruning. Known to thrive in full sun on moist soils, Lindsey’s Skyward™ is widely adaptable for both northern and southern hot areas (USDA Zones 5-9), and can also be grown under dry conditions. It has a non-aggressive root system with no surface roots or knees. This cultivar has never shown any sign of disease or insect infestation, and is tough, hardy, and exceedingly resistant to ice storm stress thanks to its strong wood and branch angles. Brought to Garden Debut® by breeder Mike Lindsey.


Garden Debut® takes edible gardening to a new level with columnar Urban Apples® and hardy Satsumas. These fruit trees bring something to the market not yet available. With Urban Apples®, suburban and apartment dwellers can grow their own produce in limited square footage, and the hardy Satsumas push the limits on temperature, reaching at least a half a zone colder than other oranges. Additionally, every fruit tree in the Garden Debut® collection is an excellent choice for a patio tree, meaning you don’t have to have land to grow organically and you don’t have to live in the south to have fresh oranges. Our fruit trees can be grown in any size container. Containers can then be brought indoors when temperatures get too low. We recommend repotting your trees into a bigger container every 3 to 4 years to prevent the tree from becoming root bound and stunting its production. Those are exceptional improvements to traditional ideas of edible gardening, and we haven’t even mentioned the monetary savings! At its full capacity, an Urban Apple® from Garden Debut® produces 33 pounds of apples per year. According to the USDA, apples retail at an average $1.32 per pound and organic apples average $2.08 per pound. That’s an average annual savings of $44 per tree; $69 if you’re already buying organically. Don’t miss out on the advantages of edible gardening. Check out the following fruit trees from Garden Debut®.

Arctic Frost™ Hardy Satsuma PPAF Citrus reticulata ‘Gremoy79’

Citrus reticulata ‘Gremoy47’

Orange Frost™ Hardy Satsuma PPAF

Bumper™ Hardy Satsuma PPAF

This small, spreading evergreen tree has glossy, dark evergreen foliage. White spring flowers add a fragrance of orange blossoms. In winter it produces juicy, nearly-seedless and easy-peeling fruit. This vigorous grower matures at 12 to 15 feet tall in the ground and 6 feet tall in a container. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 8a and prefers full sun. Brought to Garden Debut® by Mr. Ying Doon Moy.

This small, spreading evergreen tree is cold tolerant to 15 degrees F (USDA Zone 8b) and prefers full sun. It grows 12 to 15 feet tall in the ground and 6 feet tall in a container. The fruit is a brilliant orange and contrasts well with dark, glossy foliage. Like other citrus, the white flowers in spring add a heady fragrance of orange blossoms. Brought to Garden Debut® by Mr. Ying Doon Moy.

This fruit tree has glossy, dark green foliage, fragrant flowers in spring and summer, and aromatic fruits in winter and early spring. It boasts a sweet-tart flavor on a seedless, easy-peeling fruit. It is a vigorous grower reaching 10 to 12 feet tall in the ground and 5 to 7 feet tall in a container. It is cold hardy to USDA Zone 8b and prefers full sun. Brought to Garden Debut® by Mr. Ying Doon Moy.

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Citrus reticulata ‘Gremoy8’

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Tangy Green™

Malus ‘UEB 3812-2’

Tasty Red™

Malus ‘UEB 3449-1’

Malus ‘UEB 3358-3’

Stacks of apples along a narrow trunk bring an orchard to the urban lifestyle. Urban Apples® have a bottle brush shape, short branches, and grow straight up, creating an elegant, stately, fruiting tree for small landscapes and patios. Pink blooms appear in spring, fruit begins appearing in early summer and apples are ready to harvest by fall. The four varieties of Urban Apples®--Tasty Red™, Tangy Green™, Blushing Delight™ and Golden Treat™--were developed by Dr. Jaroslav Tupy in the Czech Republic and introduced to the market by Garden Debut® plant collection. • Tasty Red™ is a bright, red apple with a sweet, juicy flavor. • Blushing Delight™ produces a reddish-green fruit that has a slightly sweeter flavor. • Golden Treat™ produces greenish-golden apples that are tart in early fall, but get sweeter the longer they’re on the tree. • Tangy Green™ has lime green apples that offer a crisp, tart flavor to the mix. Benefits of the Urban Apples® include their narrow columnar shape—perfect for suburbanites, apartment-dwellers and anyone short on space—and their disease resistance. These apple trees mature to 8 to 10 feet tall and less than 2 feet wide, are hardy to USDA zone 4, and prefer full sunlight. A choice of two varieties is required for cross pollination.

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Blushing Delight™

Golden Treat™

Malus ‘UEB 3727-4’ PP21511

Key Features: Columnar habit Disease resistant Exposure: Sun Bloom Color:

Pink

Height:

8-10 feet

Width: 2 feet Chilling Hours: 800-1200 Blooms: Spring Ripens: Fall USDA Zone:

4-9

Heredity: Dr. Jaroslav Tupy, Czech Republic

Tall on Taste for Limited Space

For more information on Urban Apple® Trees, visit www.gardendebut.com.


USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map

Courtesy of The Agricultural Research Service USDA

The USDA Hardiness Zone is listed with each variety in this catalog. This number indicates the climatic zone to which that particular variety can withstand corresponding winter temperatures. If the listed zone is the same as or less than the USDA zone of your region, the plant material should be hardy in your area. However, it is possible that those varieities that are rated one zone higher than yours may be successfully used in your area. Many Garden Debut® plant varieties are still being trialed and tested in colder climate zones.

How to Contact Garden Debut® Garden Debut® 28406 Hwy 82 Park Hill, OK 74451 Phone: (877) 663-5053 Fax: (877) 407-5550

Briana Johnson Marketing Communications Toll Free: (877) 663-5053 ext 2389 Direct: (918) 457-2389 briana_johnson@greenleafnursery.com

Alicia O’Donnell Brand/Business Development Toll Free: (877) 663-5053 ext 2281 Direct: (918) 457-2281 Cell: (918) 822-0357 alicia_odonnell@greenleafnursery.com

Mark Andrews New Product Development Toll Free: (877) 663-5053 ext 2260 Direct: (918) 457-2260 Cell: (918) 931-9935 mark_andrews@greenleafnursery.com

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Garden Debut® Plant Collection 28406 Hwy 82 Park Hill, Oklahoma 74451

Nantucket Blue™ Hydrangea is a repeat blooming selection of the renowned Hydrangeas that adorn Nantucket Island. This great new plant from Garden Debut® was selected for its prolific blooming, vibrant bloom color and compact growth habit. Its dense, green foliage provides contrast for an abundant summertime display of blue (or pink) flower clusters that last until frost. Bring a piece of Nantucket home with this reblooming Hydrangea. See page 9 for more information or visit www.gardendebut.com.

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Exposure: Sun to Partial Shade Bloom Color: Blue in acidic soil; Pink in alkaline soil Height: 4-6 feet Blooms: Spring-Fall Growth Rate: Vigorous USDA Zone: 4 Heredity: Greenleaf Nursery, Park Hill, OK


Garden Debut® 2013 Catalog