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DISTINCTIVE GARDENS

TREES 2011

2020 LOWELL PK RD DIXON, IL 815.285.0014

ACER palmatum Aka Shigitatsu sawa

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CERCIS canadensis 30'h 20'w 5'p

8-10"h 8'w 4'p (Japanese Maple) New foliage is maroon developing to yellow-green with over tones of pink and red. Bushy growth habit.

SPRING

(Eastern Redbud) Rose Pink flowers in early spring before heart shaped leaves open. Yellow fall color.

CERCIS canadensis Lavender Twist

ACER palmatum Beni Shichihenge 6-12'h

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6-8' h 5-8' w 6'p

5-6'p

(Japanese Maple) Bluish green with strong white margins. White is blushed with pink orange, becoming orange brown later in summer. Upright habit, slow growing. Good companion, can be containered.

SPRING

(Lavender Twist Weeping Redbud) Unique new Redbud with a profusion of lavender-pink flowers in spring preceding dark green, heart-shaped foliage. Distinctive zigzagging trunk.

CHIONANTHUS Virginicus ACER palmatum Matsugae 9-12'h 7-9'w 5-6'bb (Japanese Maple) Leave of bluish-green with markings of cream and deep rose. Fall color is a hue of deep rose in variegated areas. Upright open habit.

12' h 10' w 3'bb

SPRING

(White-Fringe) Large spreading native shrub with spring blooms of creamy white color that appear lacy or feather. Use as a specimen plant or in groups in border plantings.

CORYLUS avellana Contorta ACER palmatum Omurayama 15-18'h 20'w 5-6'bb (Japanese Maple) Upright with long cascading branches and deeply divided leaves. Fall color of scarlet and gold.

SPRING

(Corkscrew Hazel Std) Also known as Harry Lauder's Walking Stick. Top grafted onto a 3' stem. Yellow catkins in early spring. Curiously twisted, gnarled branchesextremely attractive silhouette against the winter snow.

COTINUS coggyria Ancot

ACER palmatum Shigure Bato

6-8'w 6-8'h 1.5'p

9'h 9'w 5-6'bb (Japanese Maple) Brilliant red into late spring. Summer leaves are green with red tips. Fall colors are gold to crimson.

SUMMER

(Golden Spirit Smoke Bush) Unique spring foliage ranges from lime green to brilliant gold. Excellent fall color in shades of coral, orange and red.

COTINUS coggyria Royal Purple

AESCULUS carnea Briotii 18-35’ h 18-35’ w 3'p

6'h 6'w 4'p

SPRING

(Ruby Red Horse Chestnut) Round growth habit. Spectacular red flowers. Dark green leaves turn yellow in the fall.

CARPINUS betulus Fastigiata 25'h 15'w 7'p (Hornbeam) Dense oval-vase shape. Dark green leaves turning yellow to yellow-green in late fall. Few insect and disease problems

15’ h 12’ w 4-5'p

SUMMER

(Royal Purple Smoke Tree) Dusty pink summer flowers. Purple leaves all summer. Orange/red fall foliage.

COTINUS coggyria Velvet Cloak 10'h x 10'w

2'p

SUMMER

(Velvet Cloak Smokebush) Upright spreading shrub with dark purple leaves throughout summer. Fall color can be spectacular reddish purple. Midsummer flower display is very showy.


DISTINCTIVE GARDENS

TREES 2011

2020 LOWELL PK RD DIXON, IL 815.285.0014

COTINUS coggyria Young Lady 6-8'h x 6-8'w 2'p

SUMMER

(Young Lady Smoke Bush) This green-leafed variety seems to be perpetually in bloom. Starts to flower at a very early age. Excellent orange-red fall color.

FAGUS sylvatica Roseomarginata 30’ h 20' w 4-5'bb (Tricolor Beech) Striking green leaves marked with white and edged pink. Leaf color most intense in spring.

Heptacodium miconiodes 20'h 8-10'w 7'p

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HYDRANGEA paniculata Limelight Std. 8'h x 7'w 5'p

FALL

(Hydrangea) Upright rounded habit with lime-green flowers in late summer provide an unusual flower effect. In fall these flowers range from pink, burgundy, to green in color. Flowers on new wood.

HYDRANGEA paniculata Pink Diamond Std. 6-9’ h 3-6’ w 5'p

SUMMER

(Pink Diamond Hydrangea) Rounded growth habit. Large, solid panicles bloom freely in July and August. Flowers open a creamy-white and transform into a deep pinkburgundy color

FALL

(Seven Sons Tree) Fountain shaped multi-stemmed shrub. Fragrant, creamy white flowers in September, followed by showy fruit in fall.

HIBISCUS syriacus Hamabo Std. 3-7’ h 3-6’ w 4'p

SUMMER

(Hamabo Rose of Sharon Std.) Showy single pale pink flowers with boldly feathered red centers. Grafted on a 24’ stem.

MAGNOLIA Stellata Royal Star 8-10'h x 8-10'w 3'bb

SPRING

(Royal Star Magnolia) Double white, large fragrant flowers in spring on a compact, rounded shrub.

MAGNOLIA x. Jane 12'h x 10'w 3'bb

SPRING

(Jane Magnolia) Late April flower, 4"-6" in size with reddith purple margins and white centers, often appearing twisted. Flowers appear prior to leafing out so display is enhanced.

HIBISCUS syriacus Lucy Std. 3-7'h x 3-6'w 4'p

SUMMER

(Lucy Rose of Sharon) Prominently displayed atop a 2' to 4' stem, a continuous show of large double red flowers bloom form late summer into fall.

HIBISCUS syriacus Marina (Blue Satin) Std. 7-10'h x 5-8'w 4'p

SUMMER

(Blue Satin Rose of Sharon) Large, single, rich royal blue flowers on a strong growing, uniform plant with rich color.

15'h x 12'w 5.5'bb

SPRING

(Louisa Crabapple) Weeping habit, pink flowers, and yellow fruit. Excellent green foliage, good disease resistance.

PRUNUS serrulata Snow Fountain Serpentine 6-12'h 6-12'w 5'p

SPRING

(Snow Fountain Cherry) Trained into a serpentine shape. Semi-weeping with white flowers on bare stems. Fall foliage is a blend of gold and orange hues.

HIBISCUS syriacus Woodbridge Std. 3-7’ h 3-6’ w 4'p

MALUS Louisa

SUMMER

(Woodbridge Rose of Sharon Std.) Large, single pink flowers with vivid red centers and ruffled petals bloom in late summer on this exotic looking shrub, grafted atop a 24' stem.


DISTINCTIVE GARDENS

TREES 2011

2020 LOWELL PK RD DIXON, IL 815.285.0014

RHUS typhina Bailtiger (Tiger's Eye) 6'h 6'w 2'p (Tiger Eye's Cutleaf Stag horn Sumac) Beautiful new golden-leaved cutleaf stag horn sumac. New leaves are at first chartreuse, then change to yellow, carried atop fuzzy stems of rose-pink. Vivid yellow, orange and scarlet fall color.

SALIX caprea Pendula Std. 5-6’ h 3-6’ w 4'p

SPRING

(Weeping Pussy Willow Standard) A small attractive weeping tree with silvery, woolly catkins. Top-grafted at a 4-5’ level.

SYRINGA reticulata Golden Eclipse 13-23’ h 8-13’ w 6'p

SPRING

(Golden Eclipse Tree Lilac) Excellent resistance to sunburn. Creamy white flowers in late spring. The edge of the leaf gradually turns to bright gold, and with the dark green “shadow” in the center of the leaf, gives the illusion of an eclipse.

SYRINGA reticulata Ivory Silk 13-23’ h 8-13’ w 8'p

SPRING

(Ivory Silk Tree Lilac) Compact, dense growth habit. Medium sized tree. Creamy-white flowers in late spring. Excellent specimen

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