COLLECTIBLES PLANTS THAT MAKE YOUR GARDEN SHINE
2012 TOP PICKS
2020 LOWELL PK RD DIXON, IL 815.285.0014
SYRINGA pekinensis Sun Dak (Copper Curls)
ANNUAL GRASSES PENNISETUM
20-25'h x 8-13'w 6'p
(Copper Curls Tree Lilac) Very showy coppery-orange peeling bark and large, attractive creamy-white flower panicles. Large tannish seed clusters remain on the tree and these capsules add interest on the winter scene.
TSUGA canadensis Golden Splendor
Bonfire Chocolate Red
(Golden Splendor Canadian Hemlock) A fast-growing, golden form introduced by John Mitsch, Aurora, Oregon. Tolerates full sun and is useful as a specimen tree or sheared into a golden-foliaged hedge.
30’ h 12’ w 4'p
WEIGELA florida Carlton (Ghost Weigela)
4'-5'h 4'-5'w 1'p
(Ghost Weigela) Dark red flowers in spring and remarkable foliage that magically starts green then turns to a ghostly, iredescent butter yellow as the summer proogresses. Repeat bloomer.
Pretty Much Picasso
SUPERTUNIA White Russian
AJUGA r. Pink Lightning 4-6"h
(Bugleweed) Forms a low, spreading mat of soft mint green, crinkly textures leaves with a distinct creamy white edge. Short, bubble-gum pink flower spikes appear in spring.
NURSERY 8-12'h x 8-12'w 2'p
(Bottlebrush Buckeye) Suckering shrub, outstanding white flower blooms in summer.
CERCIS canadensis Greswan (Burgundy Hearts) 10-15'h x 10-15'w 6'p
(Redbud) This new selection has new growth that emerges as shimmering red-purple heart-shaped leaves. Showy, pink-lavender flowers appear before the leaves in spring. Older shaded foliage may revert to green during the season.
PICEA sitchensis Silberzwerg 2-1/2'p
(Silberzwerg Spruce) The name of this compact spruce, which means "silver dwarf" says it all. The plant has outstanding needle color and has a reliable, slow growing habit. Said to be deer resistant.
PINUS parviflora Kinpo 6'h x 6'w
3'h x 3'w
(Kinpo Pine) Graceful, artistic, and unique describe the character of this small, irregular, bluish green Japanese White Pine. This conifer provides year-round appeal.
(Astilbe) Long, scarlet-red plumes. One of the latest reds to bloom. New leaves are tinted red, then turn medium green.
(Winterglut) A totally unique selection of Bergenia, the new leaves begin a soft creamy-yellow tone, complimenting the spikes of magentapink bell flowers during spring. Foliage matures to dark green then becomes red for the winter months.
(Black Snakeroot) Deep bronze purple, dissected leavesform a dense, upright clump. Greener in full shade. Fragrant, bottlebrush flowers open mauve pink, then lighten to white. A distinctive specimen for partial shade.
(Meadow Sweet Plume) Reddish-pink plume like flowers. Deeply cut, green leaves with red centers and red striping along the veins. Will tolerate soggy soil.
Creole Night SUMMER
(Coral Bells) Large, glossy almost black leaves form a dense mound. White flowers on short stems appear in Summer.
COLLECTIBLES PLANTS THAT MAKE YOUR GARDEN SHINE 2020 LOWELL PK RD DIXON, IL 815.285.0014
2012 TOP PICKS
Pacific Crest SPRING
(Trailing Foam Flower) This trailnig ground cover has highly cut leaves which are extrememly well patterned and glossy. Use as a ground cover or in a hanging basket in a shade location. Makes a great nonclimbing ivy replacement.