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2018 REFERENCE GUIDE


TABLE OF CONTENTS

New Plant Listings

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Deciduous Trees

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Top-grafts & Tree-forms 18 Ornamental Shrubs

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Vines & Climbers

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Hardy Roses

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Tender Roses

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Evergreens & Conifers

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Fruit Trees

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Small Fruit

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Herbaceous Perennials 59 Perennial Grasses

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Annuals

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Herbs

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Hardiness Zone Map

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Gardening Information 101


PRAIRIE ROUGE RED MAPLE (pg. 7)

GOLDEN TREASURE DWARF BIRCH (pg. 22)

FIREFLY NIGHTGLOW BUSH HONEYSUCKLE (pg. 24)

LOTUS MOON PEARLBUSH (pg. 24)

FIRE LIGHT HYDRANGEA (pg. 25)

NEW PLANT LISTINGS FOR 2018

REGAL CELEBRATION FREEMAN MAPLE (pg. 7)

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NEW PLANT LISTINGS FOR 2018 2

INVINCIBELLE LIMETTA HYDRANGEA (pg. 26)

INVINCIBELLE MINI MAUVETTE HYDRANGEA (pg. 26)

INVINCIBELLE WEE WHITE HYDRANGEA (pg. 26)

SWEET SUMMER HYDRANGEA (pg. 27)

ROYAL JUBILEE NINEBARK (pg. 28)

DOUBLE PLAY RED & GLOW GIRL SPIREA (pg. 32)


RED WALL CREEPER (pg. 40)

CELTIC PRIDE RUSSIAN CYPRESS (pg. 46)

ANNA’S MAGIC BALL GLOBE CEDAR (pg. 50)

RED GEMINI APPLE (pg. 51)

BOREAL BLIZZARD HONEYBERRY (pg. 55)

NEW PLANT LISTINGS FOR 2018

DARK PURPLE BLOOMERANG LILAC (pg. 35)

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NEW PLANT LISTINGS FOR 2018 4

MILLENIUM ORNAMENTAL ONION (pg. 60)

SCARLET FEVER SWEET WILLIAM (pg. 69)

RASPBERRY RUFFLES PINKS (pg. 69)

PRAIRIE SPLENDOR COMPACT CONEFLOWER (pg. 71)

LAKESIDE PAISLEY PRINT HOSTA (pg. 77)

CHERRY GARDEN IRIS (pg. 78)


ELISE LEWISIA (pg. 80)

PETITE JENNY CAMPION (pg. 83)

BARTZELLA PEONY (pg. 84)

PASTEL SPLENDOR PEONY (pg. 84)

CORAL FLAME PHLOX (pg. 86)

NEW PLANT LISTINGS FOR 2018

MAID OF ORANGE IRIS (pg. 79)

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NEW PLANT LISTINGS FOR 2018 6

WHITE EYE PHLOX (pg. 86)

ASTRA PINK BALLOON FLOWER (pg. 86)

BUMBLEBERRY SALVIA (pg. 88)

BUMBLESKY SALVIA (pg. 88)

SNOW CANDLES SPEEDWELL (pg. 92)

HOT ROD SWITCH GRASS (pg. 95)


DECIDUOUS TREES Acer - Maple CLUMP-FORM AMUR MAPLE

Acer ginnala

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

20’ x 15’ (6 m x 5 m) Red

Rounded Zone 2

Multi-stemmed specimen of this cold hardy species. Recognized for its deep-green, threelobed leaves. Produces red samaras in late summer and scarlet leaves in fall.

ROYAL CROWN® AMUR MAPLE

Acer ginnala ‘JefUM’

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

20’ x 15’ (6 m x 5 m) Burgundy-red

Rounded Zone 2

Boxelder Maple

An alkali-resistant selection of Amur Maple from research done at the University of Manitoba. Three-lobed leaves with burgundy-red fall colour. Consistently maintains a three-stem clump.

RUBY SLIPPERS® AMUR MAPLE

Acer ginnala ‘Ruby Slippers’

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

20’ x 15’ (6 m x 5 m) Orange-red (late)

Upright, rounded Zone 3

Selected for a straight trunk, dense canopy and bright red samaras in early summer.

TREE-FORM AMUR MAPLE

Acer ginnala

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

20’ x 15’ (6 m x 5 m) Red

Upright, rounded Zone 2

Single stem, tree-form specimen of this hardy species. Recognized for its deep-green, threelobed leaves. Our seed source produces red samaras in summer and scarlet leaves in fall.

BARON BOXELDER MAPLE

Acer negundo ‘Baron’

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

50’ x 30’ (15 x 9 m) Bright-yellow

Rounded Zone 2

Autumn Blaze Freeman Maple

A seedless selection from this rugged native species. Attractive emerald-green, compound foliage turns yellow in the fall. Well adapted to a wide range of growing conditions.

Acer negundo

BOXELDER MAPLE MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

50’ x 30’ (15 x 9 m) Bright-yellow

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

Rounded Zone 2

A native tree species found throughout southern Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Attractive, green compound foliage. Adapted to a range of growing conditions including difficult sites.

AUTUMN BLAZE® FREEMAN MAPLE

Acer x freemanii ‘Jeffersred’

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

40’ x 30’ (12 x 9 m) Bright-red (late)

Dense oval Zone 4

A hybrid between Red and Silver Maple with red fall colour in mid October. Requires a welldrained, sheltered site in the prairies.

REGAL CELEBRATION® FREEMAN MAPLE

Acer x freemanii ‘Jefcel’

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

45’ x 30’ (12 x 9 m) Bright-red

Broad oval Zone 2

New listing for 2018. A fast-growing hybrid between Red and Silver Maple with outstanding red fall colour in late September. Seedless selection shows rapid growth in prairie soils.

DEBORAH NORWAY MAPLE

Acer platanoides ‘Deborah’

MATURE SIZE: SPRING FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

40’ x 30’ (12 x 9 m) Purple

Broadly oval Zone 3b

Purple spring foliage followed by dark green summer foliage. Requires a well-drained, sheltered site in the prairies. Collector tree for the prairie gardener.

PRAIRIE SPLENDOR NORWAY MAPLE

Acer platanoides ‘Prairie Splendor’

MATURE SIZE: SPRING FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

40’ x 30’ (12 x 9 m) Purple

Regal Celebration® Freeman Maple

Broadly oval Zone 3b

Purple foliage throughout the summer. Requires a well-drained, sheltered site in the prairies.

PRAIRIE ROUGE® RED MAPLE

Acer rubrum ‘Jefrouge’

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

30’ x 15’ (12 x 8 m) Bright, red

Narrow, upright Zone 2

New listing for 2018. Selected from NW Ontario, Prairie Rouge is a narrow, accent tree with tolerance to alkaline soil and outstanding red fall colour in September. Limited pre-release.

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Deborah Norway Maple


DECIDUOUS TREES Acer - Maple SILVER CLOUD SILVER MAPLE

Acer saccharinum ‘Silver Cloud’

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

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60’ x 30’ (18 x 9 m) Yellow

Upright, oval Zone 3

This seedless selection has improved cold hardiness, upright crown and symmetrical branching. A fast-growing shade tree for the southern prairies. Prairie Shade Nursery introduction.

LORD SELKIRK SUGAR MAPLE

Acer saccharum ‘Jefselk’

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

40’ x 30’ (12 x 9 m) Orange-yellow

Upright Zone 3

A northern seed source of Sugar Maple with good adaptation to conditions in the southern prairies. Named in honor of the 200th anniversary of the Selkirk settlement.

INFERNO® SUGAR MAPLE

Acer saccharum ‘Jeferno’

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

40’ x 30’ (12 x 9 m) Orange-red

Upright, rounded Zone 2

Our most recent selection of Canada’s national tree with exceptional orange-red fall colour. Prefers rich, well drained soil and a sheltered location. Jeffries Nurseries introduction.

Hot Wings® Tatarian Maple

UNITY® SUGAR MAPLE

Acer saccharum ‘Jefcan’

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

40’ x 30’ (12 x 9 m) Orange-yellow

Upright, rounded Zone 3

A cold hardy selection of Canada’s national tree with 5-lobed foliage and yellow-orange fall colour. Prefers rich, well drained soil and a sheltered location. Jeffries Nurseries introduction.

HOT WINGS® TATARIAN MAPLE

Acer tataricum ‘GarAnn’

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

20’ x 18’ (7 x 6 m) Yellow (late)

Upright, spreading Zone 2

An excellent small tree, this recent selection of Tatarian Maple offers dark green foliage and bright red samaras. Tolerant of drought and alkaline soils. USPP #15,023

Aesculus - Buckeye Aesculus glabra

OHIO BUCKEYE MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

40’ x 30’ (12 x 9 m) Orange-red

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

Rounded Zone 2

Long lived, slow-growing tree with globe-shaped head. Compound foliage develops excellent orange-red fall colour in mid September. Nuts attract wildlife.

Autumn Splendor Buckeye

AUTUMN SPLENDOR BUCKEYE

Aesculus x ‘Autumn Splendor’

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

35’ x 25’ (11 x 8 m) Maroon-red

Oval to rounded Zone 2

Hybrid buckeye cultivar from the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Scorchresistant foliage turns maroon-red in the fall. Yellow-red flowers seldom give rise to fruit.

Alnus - Alder PRAIRIE HORIZON MANCHURIAN ALDER

Alnus hirsuta ‘Harbin’

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

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35’ x 20’ (11 x 7 m) Yellow

Upright Zone 2

A fast-growing, cold hardy tree for difficult, dry locations. Dark green foliage, purple catkins followed by brown strobiles (resembling tiny pine cones) in fall. NDSU introduction.

Betula - Birch CUTLEAF WEEPING BIRCH

Betula pendula laciniata

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

40’ x 25’ (12 x 8 m) Bright-yellow

Weeping Zone 2

A graceful, white barked tree with fine, lacy dark-green foliage on long, drooping branches.

CLUMP PAPER BIRCH

Betula papyrifera

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

40’ x 30’ (12 x 9 m) Golden-yellow

Oval, rounded Zone 2

An attractive native tree grown as a 3-4 stemmed specimen. Prefers abundant moisture.

Prairie Horizon® Alder

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DECIDUOUS TREES Betula - Birch SINGLE-STEM PAPER BIRCH

Betula papyrifera

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

40’ x 30’ (12 x 9 m) Golden-yellow

Oval, rounded Zone 2

An attractive native tree grown as a single stem specimen. As the tree matures the brown bark peels off and a chalk-white coloured bark appears. Prefers abundant moisture.

DAKOTA PINNACLE® ASIAN WHITE BIRCH

Betula platyphylla ‘Fargo’

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

30’ x 12’ (10 x 4 m) Golden-yellow

Very upright Zone 2

Upright selection of Asian White Birch with dense green foliage and chalk white bark. The pointy leaves turn yellow in late fall. NDSU introduction. USPP #10,963

PARKLAND PILLAR® ASIAN WHITE BIRCH

Betula platyphylla ‘Jefpark’

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

30’ x 9’ (10 x 3 m) Golden-yellow

Columnar Zone 2

A columnar selection of Asian White Birch selected by Dwayne Beck of Parkland Nurseries in Red Deer, Alberta. Dark-green foliage turns a showy, golden yellow in fall. Features attractive white bark throughout the year. Jeffries Nurseries introduction. CPBR #4513, USPP #25,468

PRAIRIE DREAM® PAPER BIRCH

Betula papyrifera ‘Varen’

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

50’ x 35’ (15 x 11 m) Golden-yellow

Broad oval Zone 2

Parkland Pillar® Asian White Birch

A stress tolerant selection of Paper Birch from North Dakota. Deep green foliage & exfoliating, snow-white bark. NDSU introduction. USPP #15,768

ROYAL FROST® HYBRID BIRCH

Betula x ‘Royal Frost’

MATURE SIZE: SUMMER FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

40’ x 20’ (12 x 6 m) Purple

Upright Zone 3b

A hybrid between cultivars ‘Whitespire’ and ‘Crimson Frost’. Royal Frost offers burgundy foliage from spring through summer. White bark develops with maturity. Resistance to Bronze Birch Borer.

Caragana - Caragana GREEN SPIRES HYBRID CARAGANA

Caragana x ‘Jefarb’

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

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12’ x 8’ (4 x 2.5 m) Golden-yellow

Royal Frost Hybrid Birch

Upright, rounded Zone 2

A seedless hybrid from a cross between Caragana arborescens and C. frutex. Dark green foliage is resistant to insects and disease. Selected by Greg Morganson of Bismarck, N.D.

Celtis - Hackberry Celtis occidentalis

DELTA HACKBERRY MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

50’ x 40’ (15 x 12 m) Golden-yellow

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

Spreading, rounded Zone 2

A rare, native species sourced from Delta, Manitoba. Hackberry has a growth form similar to American Elm and is a suitable tree for extreme city conditions. Bark is corky and rough.

Delta Hackberry

Crataegus - Hawthorn SNOWBIRD HAWTHORN

Crataegus x mordenensis ‘Snowbird’

MATURE SIZE: FLOWERS:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

20’ x 15’ (6 m x 5 m) Double-white

Upright, rounded Zone 3

A seedling of ‘Toba’ with improved cold hardiness. Known for its double white flowers and sparse fruit. Introduced by the Morden Research Station in 1967.

Crataegus x mordenensis ‘Toba’

TOBA HAWTHORN

MATURE SIZE: 20’ x 15’ (6 m x 5 m) CROWN SHAPE: Upright, rounded FLOWERS: White, then pink HARDINESS: Zone 3b Fragrant, double white spring flowers turn pink with time and are followed by showy red fruit in fall. Glossy, deep green, disease resistant foliage.

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Toba Hawthorn


DECIDUOUS TREES Fraxinus - Ash Fraxinus mandshurica 'Mancana'

MANCANA MANCHURIAN ASH

MATURE SIZE: 40’ x 35’ (13 x 11 m) CROWN SHAPE: Oval FALL FOLIAGE: Golden HARDINESS: Zone 2b The feather-like leaves, dense compact canopy and oval form make this one of our most attractive trees. Deep-green foliage turns golden-yellow in fall. A seedless cultivar, Mancana has shown resistance to Emerald Ash Borer in American research trials.

NORTHERN TREASURE HYBRID ASH

Fraxinus x 'Northern Treasure'

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

50’ x 30’ (15 x 9 m) Golden

Upright Zone 2

A seedless hybrid which combines the native Black Ash with the exotic Manchurian Ash. Develops a dense oval-shaped canopy of deep-green foliage. Cold hardy and disease resistant, Northern Treasure has also shown partial resistance to Emerald Ash Borer in American research trials. Morden Research Centre introduction. USPP #11,840

Mancana Manchurian Ash

NOBILITY® WHITE ASH

Fraxinus americana 'Jefwis’

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

50’ x 30’ (15 x 9 m) Purple

Upright Zone 2

A seedless selection of White Ash selected from a northern Wisconsin seed source by Dr. Philip Ronald. Nobility® possesses upright branching, oval-shaped crown and clean foliage. Foliage turns a deep purple colour early in the fall. A Jeffries Nurseries introduction.

PRAIRIE SPIRE® GREEN ASH

Fraxinus pennsylvanica 'Rugby'

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

50’ x 30’ (15 x 9 m) Golden

Upright, oval-shaped Zone 2

A seedless Green Ash selected by Dr. Dale Herman for cold hardiness and survival under harsh conditions. Attractive foliage is glossy and deep green. NDSU Introduction.

Gleditsia - Honeylocust NORTHERN ACCLAIM HONEYLOCUST

Gleditsia triacanthos ‘Harve’

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

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40’ x 35’ (13 m x 11 m) Golden

Open, spreading Zone 3b

A thornless, seedless cultivar from NDSU selected for superior winter hardiness. Fine, lacey dark-green foliage turns yellow in fall. Select a protected planting site for best success.

Juglans - Walnut Juglans nigra

BLACK WALNUT MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

45’ x 30’ (15 x 9 m) Light-yellow

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

Oval to rounded Zone 3

An attractive tree whose natural range reaches central Minnesota, it is suitably adapted to well-drained, sheltered locations in the prairies. Large compound leaves and round edible nuts.

Juglans cinerea

BUTTERNUT Nobility® White Ash

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

45’ x 30’ (15 x 9 m) Light-yellow

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

Broad globe-shaped Zone 2b

Differs from Black Walnut in that it has oblong fruit, and bark that is lighter in colour and much smoother. Well adapted to well-drained prairie soils.

SHADE & FLOWERING TREES IN AMAROO BOX POTS Try these caliper sized specimens in an easy-to-move box pot. Grown in spaced plots with trunk anchorage these trees develop a dense canopy.

Butternut

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DECIDUOUS TREES Malus - Ornamental Crabapple EMERALD SPIRE® ROSYBLOOM CRABAPPLE

Malus x adstringens 'Jefgreen'

MATURE SIZE: FLOWERS:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

20’ x 8’ (6 m x 2.5 m) Pink

Columnar Zone 3

A columnar selection related to Purple Spire. Silver-green, disease-resistant foliage; abundant pink flowers in spring and red fruit in late summer. CPBR #4,684, USPP #23,863

GLADIATOR® ROSYBLOOM CRABAPPLE

Malus x adstringens 'Durleo'

MATURE SIZE: FLOWERS:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

20’ x 13’ (6 m x 4 m) Pink

Upright Zone 2

An attractive rosybloom with glossy purple leaves, pink flowers, small purple ornamental fruit, and an upright crown form. Prairie Shade Nursery introduction. USPP #20,167

PINK SPIRES ROSYBLOOM CRABAPPLE

Malus x adstringens 'Pink Spires'

MATURE SIZE: FLOWERS:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

20’ x 12’ (6 m x 4 m) Lavender-pink

Narrow, upright Zone 2

This upright grower has red-purple spring foliage maturing to green as season progresses. The flowers are lavender-pink in colour; fruit is red and persistent. Developed by Les Kerr.

PURPLE SPIRE® ROSYBLOOM CRABAPPLE

Malus x adstringens 'Jefspire'

MATURE SIZE: FLOWERS:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

20’ x 6’ (6 m x 2 m) Rose-pink (few)

Emerald Spire® Rosybloom Crabapple

Columnar Zone 3

Purple Spire is outstanding for its compact, columnar form and showy purple foliage. Pink flowers in spring followed by purple fruit. Introduced by Jeffries and Bylands Nurseries.

ROYAL BEAUTY ROSYBLOOM CRABAPPLE

Malus x adstringens 'Royal Beauty'

MATURE SIZE: FLOWERS:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

9’ x 6’ (3 m x 2 m) Rose-pink

Weeping Zone 2

An attractive weeping tree with pink flowers and red-bronze leaves. Small dark-red fruit remain on the tree throughout the winter months.

ROYAL MIST® ROSYBLOOM CRABAPPLE

Malus x adstringens 'Jefmist'

MATURE SIZE: FLOWERS:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

20’ x 9’ (6 m x 3 m) Fuchsia-pink

Upright Zone 2

An upright Rosybloom resulting from a cross between ‘Shaughnessy Cohen’ and ‘Thunderchild’. Outstanding deep-pink flowers in spring. Purple spring foliage.

SHAUGHNESSY COHEN ROSYBLOOM CRAB

Malus x adstringens 'S. Cohen'

MATURE SIZE: FLOWERS:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

25’ x 20’ (8 m x 6 m) Fuchsia-pink

Gladiator® Rosybloom Crabapple

Rounded Zone 2

One of the first crabapples to leaf in the spring, Shaughnessy Cohen offers red-tinted foliage and outstanding deep-pink flowers. A Morden Research Station introduction.

SPRING SNOW FLOWERING CRABAPPLE

Malus baccata ‘Spring Snow’

MATURE SIZE: FLOWERS:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

25’ x 20’ (8 m x 6 m) White

Rounded Zone 2

An attractive tree with fragrant, white flowers in the spring and glossy green foliage throughout the growing season. This cultivar does not produce fruit.

STARLITE® FLOWERING CRABAPPLE

Malus baccata ‘Jefstar

MATURE SIZE: FLOWERS:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

25’ x 15’ (8 m x 5 m) White

Upright Zone 2

Derived from a cross between ‘Spring Snow’ and ‘Rosthern’, Starlite has upright branching. This cultivar also offers fragrant white flowers, glossy green foliage and tiny red fruit that are retained into winter. Excellent resistance to foliar diseases including apple scab.

THUNDERCHILD ROSYBLOOM CRABAPPLE

Malus x adstringens 'Thunderchild'

MATURE SIZE: FLOWERS:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

20’ x 15’ (6 m x 5 m) Rose-pink

Upright, spreading Zone 2

A flowering crabapple with oval crown and leaves that turn deep purple during the growing season. Small red fruit in late summer. Resistant to fireblight.

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Starlite® Flowering Crabapple


DECIDUOUS TREES Ostrya - Ironwood Ostrya virginiana

IRONWOOD MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

30’ x 20’ (10 x 6 m) Golden-yellow

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

Oval to rounded Zone 3

A slow-growing, medium-sized tree with slender spreading branches. Hop-like fruits add interest in late summer. Leaves persist into winter. Tolerant of dry locations. Minnesota seed source.

Populus - Poplar / Aspen

Ironwood

ASSINIBOINE HYBRID POPLAR

Populus x 'Assiniboine'

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

50’ x 15’ (15 x 5 m) Yellow

Semi-upright Zone 2

This seedless clone has a rapid growth rate and a fairly narrow crown. It is resistant to stem canker, leaf rust and poplar bud gall mite.

GUARDIAN® COLUMNAR ASPEN

Populus x ‘Jefguard’

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

40’ x 10’ (12 m x 3 m) Yellow

Columnar Zone 2

A complex aspen poplar hybrid with a moderate level of bronze leaf disease resistance. A male seedless tree, Guardian provides a fast-growing, vertical element to the prairie landscape. Young trees may require some shearing to develop a fullness. Growth rate similar to other columnar aspen poplars.

NORTHWEST POPLAR

Populus x jaackii 'Northwest'

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

50’ x 40’ (15 x 12 m) Golden yellow

Broad, oval Zone 2

A fast-growing, seedless tree with large leaves. Valued as a shelterbelt tree due its hardiness and drought tolerance. Best growth on moist soils.

Guardian Columnar Aspen

PRAIRIE SKY HYBRID POPLAR

Populus x canadensis 'Prairie Sky'

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

65’ x 16’ (21 x 5 m) Yellow

Narrow, upright Zone 3

A seedless selection with upright form derived from a cross between P. deltoides and P. nigra 'Thevistina'. Very fast growing and long-lived. Resistant to stem canker and leaf rust.

SKYFEST COTTONWOOD POPLAR

Populus deltoides ‘Jefcot’

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

80’ x 30’ (24 x 9 m) Yellow

Upright Zone 2

A seedless cottonwood selected for its high disease resistance, vigour and upright growth form. Excellent for naturalizing and parks. Introduced by Jeffries Nurseries.

SUNDANCER HYBRID POPLAR

Populus x 'ACWS151'

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

50’ x 13’ (15 x 4 m) Golden yellow

Columnar Zone 2

Hybrid poplar with narrow, upright form. Selected for resistance to bronze leaf disease which will attack Tower Poplar and Swedish Columnar Aspen. PFRA introduction.

Populus tremuloides

TREMBLING ASPEN Sundancer Poplar

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

50’ x 30’ (15 x 9 m) Golden-yellow

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

Pyramidal-rounded Zone 1

Native tree noted for white bark and green foliage which quivers in the breeze. Golden fall colour. Susceptible to bronze leaf disease.

Prunus - Cherry GOLDSPUR AMUR CHERRY

Prunus maackii ‘Jefspur’

MATURE SIZE: FLOWERS:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

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15’ x 10’ (5 m x 3 m) White racemes

Upright Zone 2

A dwarf selection of Amur Cherry with controlled growth and unique tufts of dark green foliage. Small clusters of white flowers give rise to tiny black fruit. Golden fall colour. Discovered by Dr. Philip Ronald in Saskatoon, SK. CPBR #3,903, USPP #19,665

Goldspur Amur Cherry

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DECIDUOUS TREES Prunus - Cherry KLONDIKE AMUR CHERRY

Prunus maackii ‘Jefdike’

MATURE SIZE: FLOWERS:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

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25’ x 15’ (8 m x 5 m) White racemes

Upright, rounded Zone 2

An improved selection of Amur Cherry with regular growth rate and improved resistance to frost cracking. Orange-red exfoliating bark. Developed by Jeffries Nurseries Ltd.

MING® AMUR CHERRY

Prunus maackii ‘Ming’

MATURE SIZE: FLOWERS:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

25’ x 15’ (8 m x 5 m) White racemes

Upright Zone 2

New listing for 2018. A unique selection of Amur Cherry with vigorous growth rate, glossy foliage and brown-red exfoliating bark.

SCHUBERT CHOKECHERRY

Prunus virginiana ‘Schubert’

MATURE SIZE: FLOWERS:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

25’ x 20’ (8 m x 6 m) White racemes

Oval, rounded Zone 2

This classic cultivar of the native chokecherry has leaves that are green when young but turn dark-purple as summer progresses. More resistant to black knot than Canada Red.

SPUR SCHUBERT CHOKECHERRY

Prunus virginiana ‘Spur Schubert’

MATURE SIZE: FLOWERS:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

20’ x 15’ (8 m x 5 m) White racemes

Muckle Plum

Oval, rounded Zone 2

Small, oval-shaped tree. Showy white flowers in spring followed by purple foliage in summer. More resistant to black knot than Canada Red.

Prunus - Plum MUCKLE HYBRID PLUM

Prunus x nigrella ‘Muckle’

MATURE SIZE: FLOWERS:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

15’ x 10’ (5 m x 3 m) Pink

Upright, rounded Zone 2

A small tree with outstanding spring flowers. The flowers are a showy bright pink, emerging from bright red flower buds. A hybrid between Canada Plum and Russian Almond.

PRINCESS KAY CANADA PLUM

Prunus nigra ‘Princess Kay’

MATURE SIZE: FLOWERS:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

15’ x 10’ (5 m x 3 m) Double white

Upright, narrow Zone 2

Princess Kay Plum

A hardy selection of native plum from the University of Minnesota. Showy, double white flowers and deep green foliage. Excellent feature tree in the home landscape.

Quercus - Oak Quercus macrocarpa

BUR OAK MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

80’ x 60’ (24 x 18 m) Golden to brown

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

Rounded, open Zone 2

A native to Manitoba, Bur Oak is slow growing, long-lived, adaptable to a wide range of soils and is very tolerant to drought.

SHOOTING STAR® NORTHERN PIN OAK

Quercus ellipsoidalis ‘DurMarg’

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

50’ x 35’ (15 x 12 m) Scarlet-red

Broad, oval Zone 2

Bur Oak

A cold hardy selection of Northern Pin Oak, bud grafted on Bur Oak rootstock. The result is a shade tree that tolerates the dry, alkaline soils of the prairie region. Glossy green foliage turns deep red in October. Prairie Shade Nursery introduction.

ADMIRATION® HYBRID OAK

Quercus x jackiana ‘Jefmir’

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

40’ x 30’ (12 x 9 m) Yellow green

Pyramidal Zone 2

An outstanding hybrid oak (Q. alba x Q. bicolor) found growing as a mature street tree in Saskatoon, SK. Admiration features an excellent growth rate, shaggy bark and glossy dark green foliage. Leaves turn golden in the fall and are retained into the winter. Bud grafted on Bur Oak rootstock. A Jeffries Nurseries introduction.

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Shooting Star® Northern Pin Oak


DECIDUOUS TREES Salix - Willow ACUTE LEAF WILLOW

Salix acutifolia

MATURE SIZE: TWIG COLOUR:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

60’ x 30’ (18m x 9 m) Red-brown

Upright, rounded Zone 2

One of the best shelterbelt trees because it is fast-growing and does not drop its branches as easily as other willows. Foliage is green and stems are reddish-brown.

Salix alba 'Vitellina’

GOLDEN WILLOW MATURE SIZE: TWIG COLOUR:

60’ x 30’ (18m x 9 m) Golden

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

Upright, rounded Zone 2

The fastest growing of the willows. Its branches turn colour from bright yellow to golden as they mature and are very attractive in the winter.

LACE WEEPING WILLOW

Salix babylonica ‘Lace’

MATURE SIZE: TWIG COLOUR:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

40’ x 30’ (12 x 9 m) Red-brown

Weeping Zone 3

Fast growing, weeping willow from China. Long, bright-green leaves turn yellow in fall.

Lace Weeping Willow

LAUREL LEAF WILLOW

Salix pentandra

MATURE SIZE: TWIG COLOUR:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

60’ x 30’ (18 x 9 m) Red-brown

Upright, rounded Zone 2

An excellent tree for a quick privacy screen or as a shelterbelt. Grows well in moist locations. Attractive leathery, glossy-green leaves. This willow can be maintained as a shade tree.

PRAIRIE CASCADE WEEPING WILLOW

Salix x ‘Prairie Cascade’

MATURE SIZE: TWIG COLOUR:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

40’ x 30’ (12 x 9 m) Golden-yellow

Weeping Zone 3

The hardiest weeping willow for the prairies. Glossy, dark green leaves in summer and golden stem colour in the winter. Prefers moist soils.

SILKY WHITE WILLOW

Salix alba 'Sericea'

MATURE SIZE: SUMMER FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

50’ x 30’ (15 x 9 m) Silver

Narrow, open Zone 2

A fast growing tree with silvery leaves and reddish-brown twigs. The only large shelterbelt tree for the prairies with silver foliage.

Sorbus - Mountain Ash

Black Hawk Mountain Ash

BLACK HAWK MOUNTAIN ASH

Sorbus aucuparia ‘Black Hawk’

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

30’ x 20’ (10 m x 6 m) Orange-red

Upright, rounded Zone 2

This hardy selection of European Mountain Ash has more resistance to sun scald. White blooms give way to orange fruit in late summer.

RUSSIAN MOUNTAIN ASH

Sorbus aucuparia 'Rossica'

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

30’ x 15’ (10 m x 5 m) Orange-red

Upright, pyramidal Zone 2

A cold hardy selection of European Mountain Ash with a dense, upright crown, showy orange -red berries and large, dark green leaves with more regular teeth.

SHOWY MOUNTAIN ASH

Sorbus decora

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

25’ x 20’ (8 m x 6 m) Orange-red

Rounded Zone 2

The hardiest and slowest growing member of this genus. Its foliage and flowers are similar to European, but berries are bright red. Moderate resistance to fireblight.

OAKLEAF MOUNTAIN ASH

Sorbus thuringiaca 'Fastigiata'

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

25’ x 20’ (8 m x 6 m) Orange-red

Upright, oval Zone 3b

An outstanding ornamental tree for the prairies. Unique, oak-shaped leaves are green with a white underside. Creamy-white flowers are followed by red berries.

Oakleaf Mountain Ash

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DECIDUOUS TREES Syringa - Tree Lilac GOLDEN ECLIPSE TREE LILAC

Syringa reticulata ‘Golden Eclipse’

MATURE SIZE: Flowers:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

23’ x 20’ (7 m x 6 m) White, fragrant

Compact, upright Zone 2

A small accent tree with golden-yellow and green variegated foliage combined with creamywhite, fragrant flowers that bloom in late June. J.C. Bakker Nurseries introduction.

IVORY PILLAR TREE LILAC

Syringa reticulata ‘Willamette’

MATURE SIZE: Flowers:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

23’ x 15’ (7 m x 5 m) White, fragrant

Pyramidal Zone 2

Stunning white flowers adorn the tree in early summer, but what sets this selection apart is the pyramid-like shape of its canopy. A Carlton Plants introduction.

IVORY SILK TREE LILAC

Syringa reticulata ‘Ivory Silk’

MATURE SIZE: Flowers:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

23’ x 20’ (7 m x 6 m) White, fragrant

Compact, oval Zone 2

Ivory Pillar Tree Lilac

This small tree has cherry-like bark, glossy foliage and spectacular creamy-white, fragrant flowers that bloom in June. No disease or insect problems. A Sheridan Nursery introduction.

Tilia - Linden Tilia americana

AMERICAN LINDEN MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

60’ x 40’ (18 x 12 m) Golden

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

Pyramidal to round Zone 2

This native tree is highly regarded on the prairies for its large dark-green leaves, fragrant flowers and broad crown. Adapted to many soils, but will not tolerate drought.

DROPMORE HYBRID LINDEN

Tilia x flavescens 'Dropmore'

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

50’ x 30’ (15 x 9 m) Golden (late)

Broad, pyramidal Zone 2

A hybrid of American and Littleleaf Lindens that is characterized by dark green foliage and a dense, pyramidal crown. Offers superior growth and cold hardiness over Littleleaf Linden.

GLENLEVEN HYBRID LINDEN

Tilia x flavescens 'Glenleven'

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

40’ x 30’ (12 x 9 m) Golden (late)

Broad, pyramidal Zone 3

A fast growing hybrid with a straight trunk and large leaves. Attractive pyramidal form. Golden fall foliage colour. Developed by Sheridan Nursery.

GOLDEN CASCADE LITTLELEAF LINDEN

Tilia cordata 'Golden Cascade'

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

40’ x 25’ (12 x 8 m) Golden

Golden Cascade Linden

Cascading, pyramidal Zone 2

This unique introduction offers cascading branches and medium sized, deep green leaves. Excellent golden fall foliage. Developed by Jeffries Nurseries Ltd.

GREENSPIRE® LITTLELEAF LINDEN

Tilia cordata 'Greenspire'

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

40’ x 30’ (12 x 10 m) Golden (late)

Narrow pyramidal Zone 3

A suitable choice for street planting with a straight trunk, dense crown and leathery darkgreen foliage.

HARVEST GOLD® MONGOLIAN LINDEN

Tilia mongolica 'Harvest Gold'

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

40’ x 25’ (12 x 8 m) Golden

Upright, oval Zone 2

An outstanding tree known for its upright form, disease-free foliage, golden fall colour and exfoliating bark. Developed by Jeffries Nurseries Ltd. USPP #12,232

NORLIN® LITTLELEAF LINDEN

Tilia cordata 'Ronald'

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

50’ x 30’ (15 x 9 m) Golden

Broad, pyramidal Zone 3

A hardy selection of Littleleaf Linden noted for its rapid growth, resistance to leaf spot, leaf gall, and improved resistance to sunscald. Developed by Jeffries Nurseries. USPP #8,239.

Harvest Gold® Linden

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DECIDUOUS TREES Tilia - Linden TRUE NORTH AMERICAN LINDEN

Tilia americana ‘Duros’

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

60’ x 30’ (18 x 9 m) Golden

Upright Zone 2

A superior narrow form of the native American Linden selected by Rick Durand. Dark green summer foliage. Adapted to many soils, but will not tolerate drought.

Ulmus - Elm Ulmus americana

AMERICAN ELM MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

65’ x 40’ (21 x 12 m) Golden

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

Vase-shaped Zone 2

Seedling of this useful native tree species. Attractive vase-like crown provides excellent shade. Tolerates urban conditions extremely well. Variable response to DED.

BRANDON AMERICAN ELM

Ulmus americana ‘Brandon’

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

65’ x 40’ (21 x 12 m) Golden

Vase-shaped Zone 2

A good choice as a large street tree where DED is controlled in a managed program. Classic dark-green foliage and umbrella-shaped crown.

True North® American Linden

PRAIRIE EXPEDITION® AMERICAN ELM

Ulmus americana ‘Lewis & Clark’

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

60’ x 40’ (20 x 12 m) Golden

Vase-shaped Zone 2

A North Dakota selection of American Elm with a high level of resistance to DED. Classic dark -green foliage and umbrella-shaped crown. NDSU introduction.

DISCOVERY® JAPANESE ELM

Ulmus davidiana japonica 'Discovery'

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

40’ x 30’ (12 x 9 m) Golden

Vase-shaped Zone 3

A hardy Elm for the northern plains selected by Rick Durand of Prairie Shade Nursery. Similar to American Elm in tree form with resistance to Dutch Elm disease. USPP #10,558.

Prairie Expedition® American Elm

TRIUMPH® HYBRID ELM

Ulmus x 'Morton Glossy'

MATURE SIZE: FALL FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

60’ x 40’ (20 x 12 m) Yellow-green

Vase-shaped Zone 3

DED-resistant, hybrid elm with strong branching, dark-green foliage and excellent pest resistance. Derived from a cross between hybrid elm

NORTHERN GARDEN INTRODUCTIONS Quality shade trees developed for use in the Canadian prairies and northern great plains

ROYAL CROWN® AMUR MAPLE REGAL CELEBRATION® FREEMAN MAPLE INFERNO® SUGAR MAPLE LORD SELKIRK SUGAR MAPLE UNITY® SUGAR MAPLE PARKLAND PILLAR® ASIAN WHITE BIRCH NOBILITY® WHITE ASH EMERALD SPIRE® COLUMNAR CRABAPPLE PURPLE SPIRE® COLUMNAR CRABAPPLE ROYAL MIST® ROSYBLOOM CRABAPPLE STARLITE® FLOWERING CRABAPPLE GUARDIAN® HYBRID ASPEN SKYFEST® POPLAR KLONDIKE® AMUR CHERRY GOLDSPUR® AMUR CHERRY ADMIRATION® HYBRID OAK GOLDEN CASCADE® LINDEN HARVEST GOLD® LINDEN NORLIN® LINDEN

Triumph® Hybrid Elm

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DECIDUOUS TREE SELECTION GUIDE UNIQUE TREES

TREES FOR FALL COLOUR

Weeping Form:  Cutleaf Weeping Birch  Royal Beauty Crabapple  Lace Weeping Willow  Prairie Cascade Willow  Golden Cascade Linden  Weeping Caragana Topgraft  Walker Caragana Topgraft Unusual Bark:  Paper Birch  Delta Hackberry  Ironwood  Goldspur® Amur Cherry  Klondike® Amur Cherry  Bur Oak  Admiration® Hybrid Oak  Harvest Gold Linden Purple    

Summer Foliage: Royal Frost Birch Gladiator® Crabapple Purple Spire® Crabapple Spur Schubert Cherry

Orange /        

Red: Amur Maple Autumn Blaze Freeman Maple Regal Celebration Freeman Maple Inferno® Sugar Maple Unity® Sugar Maple Lord Selkirk Sugar Maple Autumn Splendor Buckeye Ohio Buckeye

Golden:        

Paper Birch Parkland Pillar® Asian White Birch Ironwood Trembling Aspen Goldspur® Amur Cherry American Linden Golden Cascade Linden Harvest Gold® Linden

Red / Purple:  Royal Crown® Amur Maple  Nobility® White Ash  Shooting Star Northern Pin Oak

TREES FOR FLOWERS White:

Pink:

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Snowbird Hawthorn Toba Hawthorn Spring Snow Crabapple Starlite® Flowering Crabapple Princess Kay Plum Mountain Ash Ivory Pillar Tree Lilac Golden Eclipse Tree Lilac Limelight Hydrangea Tree-form Nannyberry Viburnum Tree-form Snowball Viburnum Tree-form

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Emerald Spire® Crabapple Gladiator® Flowering Crabapple Pink Spires Flowering Crabapple Purple Spire® Crabapple Royal Mist Flowering Crabapple Muckle Plum Quickfire Hydrangea Tree-form Double Flowering Plum Topgraft Dwarf Korean Lilac Topgraft Miss Kim Lilac Topgraft

Yellow:  

TREES FOR WILDLIFE Seeds / Fruit:  Paper Birch  Hackberry  Emerald Spire® Crabapple  Gladiator® Flowering Crabapple  Pink Spires Flowering Crabapple  Royal Mist Flowering Crabapple  Starlite® Flowering Crabapple  Thunderchild Flowering Crabapple  Goldspur® Amur Cherry  Klondike® Amur Cherry  Spur Shubert Cherry  Blackhawk Mountain Ash  Russian Mountain Ash  Oakleaf Mountain Ash  Showy Mountain Ash Nuts:

Caragana Topgrafts American Linden

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Ohio Buckeye Autumn Splendor Buckeye Black Walnut Butternut Bur Oak Shooting Star Northern Pin Oak


TOP-GRAFTS & TREE-FORMS Caragana GLOBE CARAGANA TOPGRAFT

Caragana frutex 'Globosa'

MATURE SIZE: FLOWERS:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

5’ x 3’ (1.5 x 0.9 m) Yellow

Globe Zone 2

Compact globe-shaped habit. Bright-green foliage, small yellow flowers in late spring.

WEEPING CARAGANA TOPGRAFT

Caragana arborescens 'Pendula'

MATURE SIZE: FLOWERS:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

5’ x 3’ (1.5 x 0.9 m) Yellow

Weeping Zone 2

The arching, weeping branches of this regular-leafed Caragana make an ideal accent plant. Small yellow flowers in late spring.

WALKER CARAGANA TOPGRAFT

Caragana arborescens 'Walker'

MATURE SIZE: FLOWERS:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

5’ x 3’ (1.5 x 0.9 m) Yellow

Weeping Zone 2

Fine textured, light green foliage makes this plant look very graceful and elegant. Small yellow flowers in late spring.

Walker Caragana Topgraft

Hydrangea Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight'

LIMELIGHT HYDRANGEA TREEFORM

MATURE SIZE: 6’ x 3’ (2 x 0.9 m) CROWN SHAPE: Spreading, rounded FLOWERS: White (panicle) HARDINESS: Zone 3b Upright rounded shrub with outstanding lime-green flowers in early August. Prefers a sheltered location.

Hydrangea paniculata 'Bulk'

QUICKFIRE HYDRANGEA TREEFORM

MATURE SIZE: 5’ x 3’ (1.5 x 0.9 m) CROWN SHAPE: Spreading, rounded FLOWERS: Pink (panicle) HARDINESS: Zone 3b Well named for its white blooms in mid-July (up to a month earlier than other cultivars) that rapidly turn a deep and lasting pink. Prefers a sheltered location.

Hydrangea paniculata 'Renhy'

VANILLA STRAWBERRY HYDRANGEA TREE ®

Summer Wine Ninebark Treeform

MATURE SIZE: 5’ x 3’ (1.5 x 0.9 m) CROWN SHAPE: Spreading, rounded FLOWERS: Pink (panicle) HARDINESS: Zone 3b Enormous flower panicles are a blend of vanilla and strawberry in early August. The red colour in these flowers persists for 3-4 weeks. Bailey Nurseries First Editions introduction. Prefers a sheltered location.

Physocarpus - Ninebark Physocarpus opulifolius 'Jefam'

AMBER JUBILEE NINEBARK TREEFORM ®

MATURE SIZE: 6’ x 4’ (2 x 1.2 m) CROWN SHAPE: Spreading, rounded FOLIAGE: Orange-green HARDINESS: Zone 2 Foliage emerges orange, turns green during summer, than purple in fall. Outstanding peeling bark on exposed trunk. Basal pruning will be required to maintain single stem. CPBR #4765, USPP #23,177

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Seward'

SUMMER WINE® NINEBARK TREEFORM Limelight Hydrangea Treeform

MATURE SIZE: 6’ x 4’ (2 x 1.2 m) CROWN SHAPE: Spreading, rounded FOLIAGE: Purple HARDINESS: Zone 2 A tree-formed version of this popular purple leafed ninebark. Creamy white flowers in the spring. Outstanding peeling bark on exposed trunk. Basal pruning will be required to maintain single stem. USPP #11,211

Picea - Spruce GLOBE BLUE SPRUCE TOPGRAFT

Picea pungens 'Globosa'

MATURE SIZE: FOLIAGE:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

5’ x 3’ (1.5 x 0.9 m) Blue needles

Topgraft has bright blue evergreen foliage and globe-shaped habit.

Globe Blue Spruce Topgraft

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Globe Zone 2


TOP-GRAFTS & TREE-FORMS Prunus - Plum DOUBLE FLOWERING PLUM TOPGRAFT

Prunus triloba ‘Multiplex’

MATURE SIZE: FLOWERS:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

8’ x 6’ (2.5 x 2 m) Double pink

Spreading, rounded Zone 2

The showy pink blossoms appear before the green foliage and make a spectacular display.

Salix - Willow WEEPING PUSSY WILLOW TOPGRAFT

Salix caprea 'Pendula'

MATURE SIZE: FLOWERS:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

6’ x 8’ (2 x 2.5 m) Spring catkins

Weeping Zone 4

Large, silver catkins in spring. Leaves are wide, serrated, bright-green above, silver below.

Syringa - French Lilac CONGO LILAC TOPGRAFT

Syringa vulgaris 'Congo'

MATURE SIZE: FLOWERS:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

5’ x 3’ (1.5 x 0.9 m) single, wine-red

Compact, rounded Zone 3

Very fragrant, single flowers are a striking wine-red that gradually change to purple.

Dwarf Korean Lilac Topgraft

Syringa - Other Lilac DWARF KOREAN LILAC TOPGRAFT

Syringa meyeri 'Palibin'

MATURE SIZE: FLOWERS:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

6’ x 5’ (2 x 1.5 m) Pink

Rounded Zone 3

This distinctive lilac produces abundant pink blooms with a heavy fragrance in late June.

Viburnum SNOWBALL VIBURNUM TREEFORM

Viburnum opulus ‘Sterile’

MATURE SIZE: FLOWERS:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

8’ x 6’ (2.4 x 2 m) White snowballs

Rounded Zone 3

Tree-form shrub producing large balls of sterile white flowers that later turn to light pink.

NANNYBERRY VIBURNUM TREEFORM

Viburnum lentago

MATURE SIZE: FLOWERS:

CROWN SHAPE: HARDINESS:

18’ x 9’ (6 x 3 m) White

Upright Zone 2

Snowball Viburnum Treeform

Clusters of white flowers in spring mature to blue-black fruit in fall. Purple red fall colour.

TIPS FOR TOPGRAFTS & TREE-FORMED SHRUBS Topgrafted shrubs should be pruned on an annual basis with a focus on keeping the topgraft rounded and neat. Pruning the topgraft must be done with recognition of its effect on flower development. In the case of lilac, it is best to prune immediately after flowering so as to allow next years blooms to develop. It is also critical to remove leafy shoots that arise from along the interstem and at its base. These sprouts and suckers can quickly overpower the topgrafted shrub (see adjacent photo), destroying the beauty of the grafted cultivar. An alternative to topgrafted shrubs are treeformed shrubs. Tree-form shrubs are produced by training up and retaining a single dominant stem for shrub cultivars. With a tree-formed shrub there is still the need for removing lateral sprouts and basal shoots.

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Nannyberry Viburnum Treeform


_|ààÄx _twç HYBRID LILAC

A unique hybrid lilac, this new introduction from Jeffries combines the large, fragrant flower panicles of ‘Miss Kim’ with the dwarf compact habit of ‘Dwarf Korean’. With a mature height and spread of only 3 - 4 feet (1.25 m), ‘Little Lady’ will grow to half the size of ‘Miss Kim’. Sure to be a winner in the space-limited residential landscapes of today, ‘Little Lady’ offers superb winter hardiness in zones 2 and 3.

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ORNAMENTAL SHRUBS Acer - Maple ATOMIC AMUR MAPLE

Acer ginnala ‘Durglobe’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 6 - 8 Feet (2.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

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6 - 8 Feet (2.5 m) White

A hardy shrub with green foliage throughout the summer. The 3-lobed leaves turn a brilliant red in fall. Makes an excellent hedge and can be easily maintained at a height of 4-5 feet.

Amelanchier - Serviceberry REGENT SERVICEBERRY

Amelanchier alnifolia ‘Regent’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

5 Feet (1.5 m) White

Atomic® Amur Maple

New listing for 2018. A compact selection of saskatoon berry with clusters of white flowers in spring followed by dark purple fruit in July. Excellent xeriscape plant.

FE STANDING OVATION® SERVICEBERRY

Amelanchier alnifolia ‘Obelisk’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

15 Feet (5 m) White

A columnar selection with abundant white spring flowers that produce edible berries in early summer. Leaves turn an outstanding orange-red in fall. Useful as an accent plant.

Arctostaphylos - Bearberry BEARBERRY (KINNIKINNICK)

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 2 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

6 inches (0.15 m) White or pink

Low Scape® Chokeberry

A native evergreen groundcover with forest-green foliage. The glossy round leaves turn burgundy in fall. Small flower clusters produce small red berries in fall. Requires acidic soil.

Aronia - Chokeberry LOW SCAPE CHOKEBERRY

Aronia melanocarpa 'UCONNAM165'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 2 Feet (0.6 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 3

1 - 2 Feet (0.6 m) White, fragrant

A tough, tolerant, tidy little mound of glossy green foliage. In spring, it's covered in hundreds of dainty white flowers, and in autumn, the leaves turn brilliant red to contrast with dark purple-black fruit. USPPAF

Cherry Bomb Barberry

Berberis - Barberry CHERRY BOMB BARBERRY

Berberis thunbergii ‘Monomb’

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

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3 Feet (0.9 m) Deep crimson

A compact shrub with attractive crimson foliage and bright red berries in fall and winter. Can be used as a low-growing hedge. Tolerates dry soils.

CONCORDE® BARBERRY

Berberis thunbergii ‘Concorde’

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (1 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

2 Feet (0.6 m) Deep purple

A dwarf, globe-shaped barberry with velvety purple foliage. Small oval leaves turn scarlet in fall. An ideal choice for a low-growing shrub border. Tolerates dry soils.

JADE CAROUSEL® BARBERRY

Berberis thunbergii ‘Bailgreen’

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 Feet (0.9 m) Green

Concorde Barberry

Uniform and dense green foliage with a compact habit. Scarlet-orange fall colour is complemented by red berries that persist into winter. Prefers full sun. Bailey Nurseries introduction.

ROSE GLOW BARBERRY

Berberis thunbergii ‘Rose Glow’

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 Feet (0.9 m) Rose-red

A colourful plant for prairie gardeners. Attractive pink-variegated burgundy foliage makes this small shrub an excellent accent plant. Prefers full sun.

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Rose Glow Barberry


ORNAMENTAL SHRUBS Berberis - Barberry RUBY CAROUSEL® BARBERRY

Berberis thunbergii ‘Bailone’

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) Reddish-purple

A well-shaped mound of deep-purplish red foliage on upright, arching stems. The small oval leaves turn red in the fall. Prefers full sun. Bailey Nurseries introduction.

SUNSATION® BARBERRY

Berberis thunbergii ‘Monry’

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 4

3 Feet (0.9 m) Golden

A golden barberry with compact, dwarf form. Attractive golden foliage throughout much of the season. An excellent contrast plant in the landscape. Prefers full sun.

Golden Treasure® Dwarf Birch

Betula - Birch ®

GOLDEN TREASURE DWARF BIRCH

Betula x plettkei ‘Golden Treasure’

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

3 Feet (0.9 m) Golden

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

New listing for 2018. A dwarf, shrub-form birch that offers desirable tiny, golden leaves that emerge in hues of orange and red. Responds well to pruning and can be used as a miniature patio tree. Developed by Michal Andrusiv in the Czech Republic. PPAF CBRAF

Caragana

Pygmy Caragana

COMMON CARAGANA

Caragana arborescens

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 6 - 8 Feet (2.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

10 - 15 Feet (4.5 m) Yellow

An ideal shelterbelt or hedging plant for dry conditions. Bright yellow flowers in May. This plant fixes nitrogen so can adapt to a variety of soils.

FERNLEAF CARAGANA

Caragana arborescens 'Lorbergii'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 6 Feet (1.75 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

6 - 10 Feet (2 - 3 m) Yellow

Feathery green leaves resemble that of the Asparagus Fern. Hardy and drought tolerant. Should be trimmed annually.

Caragana frutex 'Globosa'

GLOBE CARAGANA MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) Dark green

MATURE SPREAD: 2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

A compact globe-shaped plant with dense foliage and yellow flowers. Well suited for hedges and foundation plantings.

Caragana pygmaea

PYGMY CARAGANA ®

Arctic Fire Dogwood

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

3 Feet (0.9 m) Yellow

MATURE SPREAD: 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

A compact, dense and thorny shrub that is very resistant to drought and salt. The foliage is fine textured and graceful. The small bright yellow flowers appear in June.

Cornus - Dogwood ARCTIC FIRE DOGWOOD

Cornus sericea 'Farrow'

MATURE HEIGHT: BARK COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

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3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) Dark red

Dark red winter stems and compact form make this shrub a beautiful addition to any landscape. Dark green foliage throughout the summer turns burgundy in fall.

BUD'S YELLOWTWIG DOGWOOD

Cornus sericea 'Bud's Yellow'

MATURE HEIGHT: BARK COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 6 - 8 Feet (2.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

6 - 8 Feet (2.5 m) Yellow

An improved yellow-stemmed selection that has better foliage, more consistent bark colour and better cold hardiness. A Boughen Nursery introduction.

Bud’s Yellowtwig Dogwood

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ORNAMENTAL SHRUBS Cornus - Dogwood CREAM CRACKER DOGWOOD

Cornus alba 'Cream Cracker'

MATURE HEIGHT: BARK COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4 Feet (1.25 m) Purple-red

The leaves of this upright, deciduous shrub are green with cream-colored margins on older foliage. New growth is green with golden-yellow margins. The stems are purple-red in winter.

GOLDEN VARIEGATED DOGWOOD

Cornus alba 'Gouchaulti'

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) Yellow variegated

Ivory Halo® Dogwood

Attractive golden-variegated green foliage all season. Red stems provide winter contrast.

IVORY HALO® DOGWOOD

Cornus alba 'Bailhalo'

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) White variegated

A compact shrub with very showy, white-variegated foliage and brilliant red winter stems. A Bailey Nurseries introduction. U.S.P.P. 8722. CPBR #1097.

LITTLE REBEL® DOGWOOD

Cornus alba 'Jefreb'

MATURE HEIGHT: BARK COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.2 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 - 4 Feet (1.2 m) Coral-red

A dwarf dogwood with crisp green summer foliage that turns red-purple in fall. Bright-red stems add winter interest. Jeffries Nurseries introduction. CPBR #4,851, USPPAF

MORDEN AMBER DOGWOOD

Cornus alba ‘Morden Amber’

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 4 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

6 - 8 Feet (2.5 m) Golden

Little Rebel® Dogwood

This golden foliaged dogwood has wonderful contrast between the foliage and dark-red bark. A Morden Research Station Introduction.

PUCKER UP DOGWOOD

Cornus sericea ‘Neil Z’

MATURE HEIGHT: BARK COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.75 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 - 4 Feet (1.5 m) Red

A red stemmed dogwood with glossy, puckered foliage. Compact growth and bright red winter stems add to this native shrub's year-round appeal.

REDOSIER DOGWOOD

Cornus sericea

MATURE HEIGHT: BARK COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 6 - 10 Feet (3 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

6 - 10 Feet (3 m) Red

Pucker Up® Dogwood

This native dogwood is very attractive when the leaves turn red in the fall. Red twigs contrast with the snow in the winter. White berries are enjoyed by songbirds. Prefers moist habitats.

SIBERIAN PEARLS DOGWOOD

Cornus alba 'Siberian Pearls'

MATURE HEIGHT: BARK COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) Bright red

Deep green foliage, masses of white berries and purple fall colour. Compact growth habit. Twigs turn bright red in winter.

SILVER & GOLD DOGWOOD

Cornus sericea 'Silver & Gold'

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) Green variegated

A variegated dogwood with green foliage edged in white. Bright yellow stems are attractive in the winter landscape.

Cotinus - Smokebush ROYAL PURPLE SMOKEBUSH

Cotinus coggygria ‘Royal Purple’

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 5

5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) Deep purple

Velvety, purple foliage and panicles of beige flowers in midsummer. Collector plant that may die back to the snowline but shows vigorous regrowth in spring.

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Royal Purple Smokebush


ORNAMENTAL SHRUBS Cotoneaster HEDGE COTONEASTER

Cotoneaster lucidus

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

6 - 8 Feet (2.5 m) Glossy, dark green

The glossy, dark green leaves turn a brilliant orange-red colour in autumn. An excellent plant for hedging because it responds well to shearing.

Hedge Cotoneaster

Diervilla - Bush Honeysuckle FE COOL SPLASH DWARF HONEYSUCKLE

Diervilla sessilifolia ‘LPDC Podaras’

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (1 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

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3 Feet (1 m) Variegated (white/green)

Variegated foliage that remains crisp and clean all summer. Light-yellow flowers in summer. First Editions introduction.

FIREFLY NIGHTGLOW BUSH HONEYSUCKLE

Diervilla splendens ‘El Madrigal’

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 2-3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 4

2-3 Feet (0.9 m) Dark-red

New listing for 2018. Nightglow features intensely yellow flowers that glow bright against the dark red foliage. Nightglow is compact and showy, so plant it in mixed borders, along a walkway or as the star of a decorative patio container. USPP #28060, CPRAF

Cool Splash® Dwarf Honeysuckle

DWARF BUSH HONEYSUCKLE

Diervilla lonicera

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3-4 Feet (1.2 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4 Feet (1.2 m) Bronze-green

New listing for 2018. Excellent shrub for mass plantings and stabilizing slopes. Small yellow flowers in early summer.

Elaeagnus - Olive Elaeagnus angustifolia

RUSSIAN OLIVE MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

20 Feet (6 m) Silver

MATURE SPREAD: 20 Feet (6 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

This plant can be grown as a shrub or a small specimen tree. Silvery-gray foliage, fragrant flowers and decorative fruits. Very tolerant to salt & drought.

Silverado Hybrid Olive

SILVERADO HYBRID OLIVE

Elaeagnus x ‘Jefsil’

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 10 Feet (3 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

10 Feet (3 m) Silver

A sterile hybrid resulting from a cross between Russian Olive and Wolf Willow. This shrub features silver-gray foliage and limited suckering. Very tolerant to salt & drought.

Euonymus - Burning Bush TURKESTAN BURNING BUSH

Euonymus nana 'Turkestanica'

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 Feet (0.9 m) Pink capsules

An attractive plant with evergreen leaves that turn pinkish-red in the fall. It has an upright form with a sprawling habit. Excellent for mass plantings.

Dwarf Winged Burning Bush

DWARF WINGED BURNING BUSH

Euonymus alatus 'Compactus'

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 Feet (0.9 m) Pink capsules

This compact form of Winged Euonymus has square corky branches and red fruit. The dark green foliage turns brilliant red in the fall.

Exochorda - Pearlbush FE LOTUS MOON PEARLBUSH

Exochorda x macrantha 'Bailmoon'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4 Feet (1.2 m) White (early spring)

New listing for 2018. An outstanding spring bloomer. Round flower buds open to large, 5petaled flowers in early May. A graduate from Jeffries shrub cultivar trial.

Lotus Moon Pearlbush

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ORNAMENTAL SHRUBS Forsythia NORTHERN GOLD FORSYTHIA

Forsythia x 'Northern Gold'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

6 - 8 Feet (2.5 m) Yellow (early spring)

A spectacular display of golden-yellow spring flowers appear before the green leaves. This cultivar has the hardiest flower buds of the species. Excellent for mass planting and hedges.

Genista - Broom Genista lydia

DWARF BROOM MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

18 Inches (0.5 m) Yellow

Dwarf Broom

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

A dwarf flowering shrub with slender, pendulous branches covered with golden yellow flowers in June. Drought tolerant once established.

Hydrangea ANNABELLE HYDRANGEA

H. arborescens ‘ Annabelle’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) White

Deep green foliage is complemented by long-lasting, pure-white, rounded flower heads in July. Spring pruning of whole plant back to a 6" height will encourage best plant form.

BOBO® HYDRANGEA

Hydrangea paniculata 'ILVOBO'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

2 - 3 Feet (1 m) White

A dwarf, panicle-type hydrangea that covers itself with large white blooms in summer. The flowers are held upright on strong stems and take on a pinkish blush in fall.

ENDLESS SUMMER® BLOOMSTRUCK

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘PIIHM-II’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3/4

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) Pink (mophead)

Produces intense, rose-pink or blue mop-head flowers on old and new wood. Requires a sheltered location and adequate winter protection. Bailey Nurseries introduction.

ENDLESS SUMMER® THE ORIGINAL

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Bailmer’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3/4

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) Pink (mophead)

Annabelle Hydrangea

The first cultivar of this species to bloom on new wood. Mops of pink flowers. Requires a sheltered location and adequate winter protection. Bailey Nurseries introduction.

ENDLESS SUMMER® TWIST & SHOUT

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘PIIHM-I’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3/4

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) Pink (mophead)

New listing for 2018. Pink blooms on old and new wood. Sturdy stems and glossy foliage. Requires a sheltered location and adequate winter protection. Bailey Nurseries introduction.

FIRE LIGHT® HYDRANGEA

Hydrangea paniculata ‘SMHPFL’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) White turning to red

Bobo® Hydrangea

New listing for 2018. Upright panicles of white flowers turn a pomegranate-pink with maturity.

FIRE & ICE® HYDRANGEA

Hydrangea paniculata 'Wim’s Red'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) White turning to red

Flower clusters open cream, mature to pink by mid-Summer, and deepen to burgundy red in fall. Ball Ornamentals introduction.

INCREDIBALL® HYDRANGEA

Hydrangea arborescens ‘Abetwo’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) White (mophead)

An exciting variant of Annabelle Hydrangea that produces massive 12" panicles on sturdy stems. The flowers emerge lime green, changing to pure snowy white.

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Endless Summer® Bloomstruck Hydrangea


ORNAMENTAL SHRUBS Hydrangea INCREDIBALL® BLUSH HYDRANGEA

Hydrangea arborescens ‘NCHA4’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) Blush-pink (mophead)

This new Incrediball features blush-pink blooms that change to an attractive green color as they age. Sturdy stems hold the flowers up even after heavy rains.

Incrediball® Blush Hydrangea

INVINCIBELLE LIMETTA® HYDRANGEA

Hydrangea arborescens ‘NCHA8’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) Green and white

New listing for 2018. Dwarf, rounded plant with dark-green leaves and showy round inflorescences. Flower head emerge lime green, lighten to green-white, then age to green again. INVINCIBELLE MINI MAUVETTE® HYDRANGEA

Hydrangea arborescens ‘NCHA7’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) Mauve-purple (mophead)

New listing for 2018. A colour breakthrough in smooth hydrangea. This dwarf, rounded plant features dark-green leaves and mauve-purple mophead flowers.

INVINCIBELLE RUBY® HYDRANGEA

Hydrangea arborescens ‘NCHA3’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) Pink and red (mophead)

Dark burgundy red flower buds open to a two-toned combination of bright ruby red and silvery pink. Shows strong reblooming tendency.

Invincibelle Ruby® Hydrangea

INVINCIBELLE SPIRIT II® HYDRANGEA

Hydrangea arborescens ‘NCHA2’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) Pink (mophead)

The second generation of Invincibelle Spirit offers darker foliage, stiffer stems, and larger flowers that are a richer pink, aging to an attractive green.

INVINCIBELLE WEE WHITE® HYDRANGEA

Hydrangea arborescens ‘NCHA5’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

1 - 2 Feet (0.6 m) White (mophead)

New listing for 2018. White mopheads on an extremely compact plant.

LIMELIGHT® HYDRANGEA

Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 5 - 6 Feet (2 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

5 - 6 Feet (2 m) Green-white (panicle)

Upright rounded shrub with outstanding lime-green flowers. Adds a sudden burst of colour to the late summer landscape. Flowers on new wood.

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Invincibelle Wee White Hydrangea

LITTLE LAMB® HYDRANGEA

Hydrangea paniculata 'Little Lamb'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) White (panicle)

Masses of dense white panicles are produced on this compact plant. USPP 15395

LITTLE LIME® HYDRANGEA

Hydrangea paniculata 'Jane'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) Green-white (panicle)

A dwarf selection of the renowned Limelight Hydrangea, Little Lime fits well into any landscape. Its flowers take on a pink hue in fall and make spectacular bouquets.

LITTLE QUICKFIRE® HYDRANGEA

Hydrangea paniculata 'SMHPLQF'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) White-pink (panicle)

A dwarf selection of the renowned Quickfire Hydrangea.

Little Lime® Hydrangea

PHANTOM® HYDRANGEA

Hydrangea paniculata 'Phantom'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 5 - 6 Feet (2 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

5 - 6 Feet (2 m) White-pink (panicle)

White flower panicles up to 45 cm in length. Flowers darken to pink in September.

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ORNAMENTAL SHRUBS Hydrangea PINKY WINKY HYDRANGEA

Hydrangea paniculata 'DVPpinky'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 5 - 6 Feet (2 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

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5 - 6 Feet (2 m) White-pink (panicle)

Features 14 inch, double-flowered panicles borne on strong stems. The cream flowers turn dark pink from the base of the inflorescence.

QUICKFIRE® HYDRANGEA

Hydrangea paniculata 'Bulk'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) White-pink (panicle)

Well named for its early blooms (1 month earlier than other cultivars); abundant white flowers mature to pink as the season progresses.

FE STRAWBERRY SUNDAE® HYDRANGEA

Hydrangea paniculata 'Rensun'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) Pink (panicle)

Pinky Winky® Hydrangea

Flowers emerge creamy white, change to pink and finally to strawberry red. Excellent for fresh cut and dried flower arrangements. Bailey Nurseries First Editions introduction.

SWEET SUMMER® HYDRANGEA

Hydrangea paniculata ‘Bokrathirteen’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) Pink (panicle)

New listing for 2018. Broad panicles emerge white in summer but change to light pink. Strong stiff stems hold the flower panicles upright with no drooping.

Lonicera - Honeysuckle HONEYROSE HONEYSUCKLE

Lonicera tatarica 'Honeyrose'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 6 - 10 Feet (3 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

6 - 10 Feet (3 m) Rosy red

This upright, rounded shrub produces deep rosy-red flowers and blue-green foliage. Resists witches broom aphid.

MINIGLOBE HONEYSUCKLE

Lonicera x xylosteoides 'Miniglobe'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) Yellow-white

Strawberry Sundae® Hydrangea

The best compact, dwarf honeysuckle for the prairies. The superior, dark green foliage and compact growth habit make this an ideal foundation plant.

Philadelphus - Mockorange BLIZZARD MOCKORANGE

Philadelphus lewisii 'Blizzard'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) White, fragrant

Covered with clusters of fragrant white flowers in mid-summer. A hardier form of Lewis Mockorange developed by the late Mr. John Wallace. Named by Morden Research Station.

GALAHAD MOCKORANGE

Philadelphus x 'Galahad'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) White, fragrant

Miniglobe Honeysuckle

This compact shrub has glossy leaves and produces fragrant, single white flowers in June.

GOLDEN MOCKORANGE

Philadelphus coronarius 'Aurea'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) White, fragrant

One of the best golden foliaged shrubs. Rich, golden foliage and fragrant single, white flowers in early summer. Compact plant form; makes a fine hedge.

SNOWBELLE MOCKORANGE

Philadelphus x ‘Snowbelle’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) White, fragrant

A Canadian introduction, this small shrub is loaded with clusters of deeply fragrant, double, pure white blossoms in early summer. Snowbelle is ideal for smaller gardens.

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Snowbelle Mockorange


ORNAMENTAL SHRUBS Physocarpus - Ninebark FIRST EDITIONS AMBER JUBILEE® NINEBARK

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Jefam'

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) Orange then green

An exciting hybrid ninebark resulting from a cross between Diabolo and Dart’s Gold. Emerging spring foliage is an outstanding blend of orange and red; purple fall colour. A Jeffries Nurseries introduction. CPBR #4765, USPP #23,177

Center Glow® Ninebark

CENTER GLOW® NINEBARK

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Center Glow'

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) Golden-burgundy

A hybrid from a cross between Diabolo and Dart’s Gold. Foliage emerges golden then quickly changes to burgundy. Minnesota LPDC introduction.

COPPERTINA® NINEBARK

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Mindia'

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) Golden-burgundy

A hybrid between Dart’s Gold and Diabolo. New growth is an attractive coppery colour. Foliage turns to a rich red in summer. A Proven Winners Introduction. USPP #16,371

Festivus Gold® Ninebark

DART'S GOLD NINEBARK

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Dart's Gold'

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) Golden

A hardy plant with outstanding golden foliage. Ideal for contrast in the landscape. Suitable for foundation or border plantings.

DIABOLO® NINEBARK

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Monlo'

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) Purple

A dark purple leafed ninebark which adds a new colour for this genus. Creamy white flowers in the spring. USPP #11,211

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Summer Wine Ninebark

FESTIVUS GOLD® NINEBARK

Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Bert Darts G’

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 Feet (1 m) Golden

An improved 'Dart's Gold' with a compact growth habit and thicker, heavier stems. The result is a sturdy plant with lots of yellow color throughout the season.

ROYAL JUBILEE® NINEBARK

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Jefroy'

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) Dark crimson-red

New listing for 2018. Compact shrub with tidy branching. Dark purple foliage throughout the summer and pink-white blooms in spring. A Jeffries Nurseries Introduction. USPPAF

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Royal Jubilee Ninebark

SUMMER WINE® NINEBARK

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Seward'

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) Dark crimson-red

Dense shrub with neat and compact branching. Dark crimson-red foliage and pinkish-white blooms. Finer foliage than Diabolo. A Proven Winners Introduction. USPP #14,821

TINY WINE® NINEBARK

Physocarpus opulifolius 'SMPOTW'

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) Dark bronze-maroon

A dwarf ninebark that is extra bushy, with small, refined leaves. The dark foliage is colourful all season, and contrasts beautifully with the white flowers in late spring.

TINY WINE GOLD® NINEBARK

Physocarpus opulifolius ‘SMNPOTWG'

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) Golden

A golden version of Tine Wine® dwarf ninebark with an attractive bushy habit and small, refined leaves. Pink buds open to white flower clusters.

Tiny Wine Gold Ninebark

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ORNAMENTAL SHRUBS Potentilla ABBOTSWOOD POTENTILLA

Potentilla fruticosa 'Abbotswood'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) White

The large pure-white flowers are produced over a long season. The plant has a spreading habit. Good for foundation plantings or low hedges.

CORONATION TRIUMPH POTENTILLA

Potentilla fruticosa 'Cor. Triumph'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) Yellow

Abbotswood Potentilla

A plant with bright yellow flowers that are produced over a very long season. Like all potentillas it is well suited to dry and sunny conditions.

GOLDFINGER POTENTILLA

Potentilla fruticosa 'Goldfinger'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) Yellow

A dense plant with very large and showy yellow flowers, up to 1½ inches in diameter. Compact habit and showy display make this an excellent specimen plant.

FE LEMON MERINGUE® POTENTILLA

Potentilla fruticosa 'Bailmeringue’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 2-3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

2-3 Feet (0.9 m) Lemon yelllow

Light yellow, double flowers remind you of a rose. Blooms all summer on a tidy little plant that forms a round, compact ball with little pruning required.

MANGO TANGO® POTENTILLA

Potentilla fruticosa 'UMan'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 2 Feet (0.6 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

2 Feet (0.6 m) Orange-red

Lemon Meringue® Potentilla

The plant is dense and compact in appearance with a mounded growth habit. Bi-colour flowers (orange with red centre). University of Manitoba introduction. PBR #0755, USPP 12,258

MANDARIN TANGO® POTENTILLA

Potentilla fruticosa 'Jefman'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 2 Feet (0.6 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

2 Feet (0.6 m) Orange-red

A compact shrub whose abundant flowers have a touch of red from its ‘Red Robin’ parent. An improvement over ‘Orange Whisper’.

MORDEN SNOW POTENTILLA

Potentilla fruticosa 'Morden Snow'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

2 - 2.5 Feet (0.6 m) Double white

Mandarin Tango® Potentilla

Outstanding double white flowers on a tidy, compact plant. Good for foundation plantings or low hedges. Selected at the Morden Research Station.

PINK BEAUTY® POTENTILLA

Potentilla fruticosa 'Pink Beauty'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

3 Feet (0.9 m) Pink

A University of Manitoba introduction with semi-double, clear-pink flowers and dark green foliage. Mature plant is bushy and full. PBR #0714, USPP #9,874

COMING SOON!

Morden Snow Potentilla

Another exciting potentilla from Jeffries Nurseries Slide over Mandarin Tango! There’s another unique orange flowered potentilla on its way. The double-petalled flowers on this selection resemble a miniature rose.

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Pink Beauty® Potentilla


ORNAMENTAL SHRUBS Prunus - Cherry & Almond Prunus x cistena

CISTENA CHERRY MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

4 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) Purple-red

MATURE SPREAD: 4 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Purplish-red foliage from spring to fall make this an excellent plant for contrast in the landscape. Subject to winter tip kill, but grows back readily.

DOUBLE FLOWERING PLUM

Prunus triloba 'Multiplex'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 6 - 8 Feet (2.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

6 - 8 Feet (2.5 m) Double-pink

One of the best spring blooming shrubs, the showy double pink blossoms cover the branches ahead of the green foliage. No fruit is produced.

Prunus tenella

RUSSIAN ALMOND MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) Rose-red

MATURE SPREAD: 2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

A small, globe-shaped plant with shiny, narrow leaves. The attractive single, rose-red flowers appear in May and are followed by fuzzy, almond-like fruit.

Rhus - Sumac

Double Flowering Plum GRO - LOW SUMAC

Rhus aromatica ‘Gro-Low’

MATURE HEIGHT: FALL COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 6 Feet (2 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 3

2 - 3 Feet (1 m) Orange–red

Wide spreading shrub that is excellent for massing and erosion control. Tiny yellow flowers bloom at the twig tips in early spring before the foliage. Fruit is attractive to wildlife. Orange fall colour.

Rhus glabra

SMOOTH SUMAC MATURE HEIGHT: FALL COLOUR:

5 - 10 Feet (3 m) Reddish-purple

MATURE SPREAD: 5 - 10 Feet (3 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 2

A native shrub with dark green foliage and red fall colour. Well adapted to a dry conditions and poor soil. Suited for mass planting or controlling erosion.

Tiger Eyes® Sumac FE TIGER EYES® STAGHORN SUMAC

Rhus typhina ‘Baitiger’

MATURE HEIGHT: FALL COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 3/4

4 Feet (1.25 m) Orange-yellow

An exciting addition to any landscape. Compound leaves emerge green then turn to bright yellow with red petioles. Excellent for massing. Bailey Nurseries introduction. USPP #16,185

Ribes - Currant

Alpine Currant

ALPINE CURRANT 'SCHMIDT'

Ribes alpinum

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 2

3 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) Shiny green

A densely branched shrub with bright green, lobed leaves. Alpine Currant's neat shape is easily maintained, making it an excellent choice for hedging.

Ribes aureum

GOLDEN CURRANT MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) Yellow, fragrant

MATURE SPREAD: 4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 2

Produces golden flowers in spring and black fruit in late summer. Flowers attract hummingbirds and birds feed on the berries.

Salix - Willow Salix brachycarpa 'Blue Fox'

BLUE FOX WILLOW MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

3 Feet (0.9 m) Bluish-gray

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 2

Attractive silvery-blue foliage throughout the growing season. Suitable for hedge plantings or a dwarf accent plant.

Golden Currant

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ORNAMENTAL SHRUBS Salix - Willow DWARF BLUE LEAF ARCTIC WILLOW

Salix purpurea 'Nana'

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 Feet (0.9 m) Blue-green

An attractive hedge plant with fine-textured, blue-green foliage and purple twigs in winter.

Sambucus - Elder BLACK LACE BLACK ELDER

Sambucus nigra ‘Eva’

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 4 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 4

4 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) Deep purple

Dwarf Blue Leaf Arctic Willow

Outstanding dark purple foliage is finely cut producing a lacy appearance. Excellent container plant for patios. Part of the Proven Winners Collection. USPP #15,575

GOLDENLOCKS RED ELDER

Sambucus racemosa ‘Goldenlocks’

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 3

3 Feet (0.9 m) Golden

Compact globe-shaped shrub with finely cut yellow foliage. Small red fruit is produced in the fall. An outstanding plant for contrast in the landscape.

MORDEN GOLDEN GLOW RED ELDER

S. racemosa ‘Morden Golden Glow’

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 2

4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) Golden

Morden Golden Glow Elder

Golden Glow offers improved vigour and outstanding lacy, fine-textured, golden foliage. Morden Research Station introduction.

Shepherdia - Buffaloberry SILVER BUFFALOBERRY

Shepherdia argentea

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 8 - 10 Feet (3 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

8 - 10 Feet (3 m) Silver

This native plant has silver leaves, thorny branches, yellowish-white flowers and orange-red fruit that is good for jelly. Excellent as a barrier planting.

Sorbaria - False Spirea AURORA FALSE SPIREA

Sorbaria x 'Aurora'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 2

5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) Plumes of white

Silver Buffaloberry

This hybrid has the clean look and upright form of S. arborea and cold hardiness of S. sorbifolia. Dense fern-like green foliage with large panicles of white flowers. Excellent for mass plantings.

Sorbaria x 'Sem'

SEM FALSE SPIREA MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) Plumes of white

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 3

A compact shrub with pink-red spring foliage that takes on a chartreuse tint in summer. White flower plumes are produced in mid-summer. Excellent for mass plantings.

Spiraea - Spirea DAKOTA GOLDCHARM SPIREA

Spiraea japonica ‘Mertyann’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

15-18 Inches (0.5 m) Bright pink clusters

Sem False Spirea

A very dwarf, gold leafed Spirea that grows well in full sun. The new leaves are a light bronze colour before turning yellowish-gold; showy pink flowers in mid-summer. NDSU introduction.

DOUBLE PLAY® GOLD SPIREA

Spiraea japonica 'Yan'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

2 Feet (0.6 m) Hot pink

Double Play Gold features golden foliage accented by hot pink summer flowers. Am excellent low maintenance shrub with season-long colour. Deer resistant.

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Double Play® Gold Spirea


ORNAMENTAL SHRUBS Spiraea - Spirea DOUBLE PLAY® RED SPIREA

Spiraea japonica ‘SMNSJMFR’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) Hot pink

New listing for 2018. Double Play Red is the first and only spirea with truly red flowers. Dark burgundy spring foliage. USPP #26,993, CBRAF

Double Play® Red Spirea

DOUBLE PLAY® BLUE KAZOO® SPIREA

Spiraea media 'SMSMBK'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) White

Neat mounded plant with cool blue foliage that turns red in the fall. The summer foliage contrasts wonderfully with this plant`s white blooms. CPBRAF USPPAF

FAIRY QUEEN SPIREA

Spiraea trilobata ‘Fairy Queen'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) White clusters

This compact shrub is covered with masses of white, flat-topped flowers in June. Dark green foliage emerges blue-green in spring and turns an outstanding copper-bronze in fall.

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Double Play Blue Kazoo Spirea

FLAMING MOUND SPIREA

Spiraea x bumalda 'Flaming Mound'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 2 Feet (0.6 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

2 Feet (0.6 m) Dark-pink clusters

A shrub with tight, mound-forming habit and attractive flaming-red foliage . The flower buds are a brilliant-red, while the flower heads turn dark pink to red in mid-summer.

Spiraea x bumalda 'Froebelli'

FROEBELLI SPIREA MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) Pink clusters

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

A very vigorous plant that produces flat clusters of pink flowers in July. Vigorous purple tips on the foliage in spring mature to green as the season progresses.

Glow Girl® Spirea

GLOW GIRL® SPIREA

Spiraea betulifolia ’Tor Gold’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) Hot pink

New listing for 2018. Pink flower buds open to pure white blooms in spring. Lemon-lime foliage holds its colour well in summer before turning burgundy in the fall.

GOLDFLAME SPIREA

Spiraea x bumalda 'Goldflame'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) Pink clusters

A shrub with many colour changes; bronzy-gold to red foliage in spring to soft yellow during the summer and red again in the fall. The light pink flowers bloom all summer.

Little Princess Spirea

GOLDMOUND SPIREA

Spiraea japonica 'Goldmound'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 18- 24 Inches (0.6 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

18- 24 Inches (0.6 m) Pink clusters

A very dense dwarf, compact ball-shaped spirea with golden foliage lasting all season long. The light pink flowers appear in June-July.

LITTLE PRINCESS SPIREA

Spiraea japonica 'Little Princess'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

2 Feet (0.6 m) Pink clusters

Compact spirea with green foliage and pink flowers. Excellent ground cover or dwarf specimen. Foliage changes to a dark red colour in the fall.

MAGIC CARPET SPIREA

Spiraea japonica 'Magic Carpet'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 2 Feet (0.6 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

18 Inches (0.5 m) Pink clusters

A dwarf spirea with leaves that emerge red then mature into bronze, red-tipped foliage. Clusters of pink flowers in early summer. USPP #9,363

Magic Carpet Spirea

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ORNAMENTAL SHRUBS Spiraea - Spirea MINI SUNGLO SPIREA

Spiraea x bumalda 'Mini Sunglo'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 2 Feet (0.6 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12- 15 Inches (0.4 m) Pink clusters

More dense and dwarf in habit than ‘Goldmound’. Brilliant yellow leaf colour holds well during the summer. Pink flowers cover the foliage in mid summer. Bron & Sons introduction.

FIRST EDITIONS PINK SPARKLER® SPIREA

Spiraea betulifolia 'COURISPIOI'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) Pink clusters

First Editions® Pink Sparkler Spirea

Beautiful pink flowers emerge in early summer and then re-bloom in fall. Pink Sparkler has a lovely rounded shape that requires very little pruning to keep its shape.

Spiraea japonica 'Shirobana'

SHIROBANA SPIREA MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

2.5 Feet (0.8 m) Pink & white clusters

MATURE SPREAD: 2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Produces flowers in both pink and white. The leaves vary from a light to dark green. This shrub has a small mounded habit.

SNOWMOUND SPIREA

Spiraea nipponica 'Snowmound'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) White

A very showy flowering shrub with dark blue-green leaves contrasted by masses of white flowers in late May. Outstanding amoung spireas for its floral display.

Spiraea x trilobata 'Snowhite'

SNOWHITE SPIREA MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

Shirobana Spirea

4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) White

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

The tiny white flowers with prominent stamens are produced on arching branches. Developed by F.L. Skinner of Dropmore, Manitoba.

FIRST EDITIONS SUPERSTAR® SPIREA

Spiraea x bumalda 'Denistar'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) Pink

A branch sport of 'Froebelii', with a more compact form. Foliage is deep green, showing off the stunning, scarlet red new growth. Pink flowers. Introduced by Bailey Nurseries.

THREE-LOBE SPIREA

Spiraea trilobata

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

3 Feet (0.9 m) White

Three Lobe Spirea

This shrub has graceful arching branches that are covered with white flowers in June.

Spiraea betulifolia 'Tor'

TOR SPIREA MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) White

MATURE SPREAD: 2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

A compact mound of dark green, birch-like leaves. Tiny white flowers in late spring. Fall colour in shades of orange, red and purple. Excellent in rock gardens and foundation plantings.

Symphoricarpos - Snowberry FIRST EDITIONS CANDY CORALBERRY

Symphoricarpos x doorenbosii ‘Kolmcan’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 4

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2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) Pink

With its plump, candy-pink berries, this Coralberry provides winter interest after most flowers and leaves are gone. The perfect plant for the winter garden, place Candy in a prominent place in the front border. Fruit should not be eaten.

WHITE SNOWBERRY

Symphoricarpos occidentalis

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 2

3 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) White

This erect shrub is planted for erosion control and wildlife habitat. Small pink flowers are followed by white berry clusters that are retained into winter. Tolerates shade and poor soils.

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First Editions Candy Coralberry


ORNAMENTAL SHRUBS Syringa - American Lilacs POCAHONTAS LILAC

Syringa x hyacinthiflora ‘Pocahontas’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 10 - 12 Feet (3.6 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

10 - 12 Feet (3.6 m) single, deep violet

This plant is a profuse bloomer with fragrant purple flowers in early spring. Flowers earlier than French hybrids. Plant shows excellent vigour. F.L. Skinner hybrid.

Wonderblue Lilac

Syringa - Father Fiala Lilacs WONDERBLUE FRENCH LILAC

Syringa vulgaris ‘Wonderblue’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) single, special blue

Also known as ‘Little Boy Blue’ it features powder-blue fragrant flowers in mid spring.

Syringa - French Lilacs Syringa vulgaris

COMMON LILAC MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

12 - 15 Feet (4.5 m) Fragrant, blue

MATURE SPREAD: 8 - 12 Feet (3.6 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

This vigorous shrub has attractive leaves and fragrant lilac pink blossoms.

Beauty of Moscow Lilac

BEAUTY OF MOSCOW FRENCH LILAC

Syringa vulgaris ‘Krasavitsa Moskvy’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

8 Feet (2.5 m) double white

Panicles of double, delicate pale pink flowers that turn white with maturity.

CHARLES JOLY FRENCH LILAC

Syringa vulgaris ‘Charles Joly’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

8 Feet (2.5 m) double red

Smaller panicles of purple buds open to magenta double flowers.

MADAME LEMOINE FRENCH LILAC

Syringa vulgaris ‘Madame Lemoine’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 10 Feet (3 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

8 - 10 Feet (3 m) double white

This showy lilac bears panicles of double white flowers on a spreading bush.

Charles Joly Lilac

PAUL THIRION FRENCH LILAC

Syringa vulgaris ‘Paul Thirion’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

8 Feet (2.5 m) double pink, fragrant

This lilac features double purplish-pink, highly fragrant blooms that emerge from deep reddish-pink buds from mid to late spring.

PRAIRIE PETITE® FRENCH LILAC

Syringa vulgaris ‘Prairie Petite’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 - 4 Feet (1.2 m) single pink, fragrant

A dense, compact lilac with light pink, upright flowers. Very tolerant of heat and dry conditions.

PRESIDENT GREVY FRENCH LILAC

Syringa vulgaris ‘President Grevy’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 8 - 10 Feet (3 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

10 - 12 Feet (3.6 m) double, blue

Upright grower with large panicles of double, lilac blue flowers.

SENSATION FRENCH LILAC

Syringa vulgaris ‘Sensation’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 8 - 10 Feet (3 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

10 - 12 Feet (3.6 m) bicolour (purple-white)

Interesting, bi-coloured flowers with purple florets and a white border. An outstanding lilac.

Sensation Lilac

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ORNAMENTAL SHRUBS Syringa - Preston Lilacs AGNES SMITH PRESTON LILAC

Syringa x prestoniae ‘Agnes Smith’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

6 - 8 Feet (2.5 m) single white

White, single, fragrant flowers make Agnes Smith a truly outstanding Preston hybrid. Developed by Owen Rogers.

CHARISMA PRESTON LILAC

Syringa x prestoniae ‘Charisma’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) dark purple

A compact selection of Royalty lilac, Charisma grows to only half the height of the parent cultivar. Makes an excellent compact hedge. Non-suckering.

CORAL PRESTON LILAC

Syringa x prestoniae ‘Coral’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 6 - 8 Feet (2.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

8 - 10 Feet (3 m) clear pink

Agnes Smith Lilac

Pink flowers and light green foliage. Non-suckering.

DONALD WYMAN PRESTON LILAC

Syringa x prestoniae ‘Donald Wyman’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 6 - 8 Feet (2.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

8 - 10 Feet (3 m) red-purple tone

Panicles of purple buds open to red-purple flowers. Non-suckering.

MINUET PRESTON LILAC

Syringa x prestoniae ‘Minuet’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

6 - 8 Feet (2.5 m) soft pink

Minuet Lilac

Dense, compact plant with large dark green leaves. Light purple buds open to single, soft pink blooms. Non-suckering.

MISS CANADA PRESTON LILAC

Syringa x prestoniae ‘Miss Canada’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 6 - 8 Feet (2.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

6 - 8 Feet (2.5 m) bright pink

This lilac blooms earlier and has larger leaves than other Preston varieties. It’s flowers are the brightest pink of the late flowering lilacs. Non-suckering.

ROYALTY PRESTON LILAC

Syringa x prestoniae ‘Royalty’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 5 - 6 Feet (1.8 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

8 - 10 Feet (3 m) dark purple

Dark-green leathery foliage, purple blooms. Non-suckering.

Other Lilacs - Syringa DARK PURPLE BLOOMERANG® LILAC

Syringa x ‘SMSJBP7’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) Dark-purple

New listing for 2018. Slightly larger than the original Bloomerang. Large, dark-purple flower panicles are produced in spring and from mid-summer to frost. USPPAF

DWARF KOREAN LILAC

Syringa meyeri 'Palibin'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) Pink lavender

Miss Canada Lilac

A distinctive lilac with a soft pink bloom and heavy fragrance. Dark green foliage covers this compact shrub. Makes an ideal hedge of small stature.

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Dwarf Korean Lilac


ORNAMENTAL SHRUBS Other Lilacs - Syringa LITTLE LADY® HYBRID LILAC

Syringa x ‘Jeflady’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) Pink

This new lilac combines the large flower panicles of ‘Miss Kim’ with the compact habit of ‘Dwarf Korean’. Dark pink buds open to fragrant, lilac-pink flowers.

Syringa patula 'Miss Kim'

MISS KIM LILAC MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

Little Lady Lilac

6 - 8 Feet (2.5 m) Lavender purple

MATURE SPREAD: 4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Distinctive dwarf lilac with fragrant lavender purple flowers and purple fall colouration. Fragrant late bloomer.

SCENT & SENSIBILITY PINK LILAC

Syringa x ‘SMSXPM’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 Feet (0.9 m) Pink

This dwarf lilac produces abundant dark pink buds that open to soft, lilac-pink flowers. Very fragrant. CPBR #7,702 USPPAF

Syringa villosa

VILLOSA LILAC MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

12 Feet (4 m) Pink lavender

MATURE SPREAD: 5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

A dense tall shrub with stout ascending branches. This species blooms later than the common lilac. Lavender-pink flowers fade to gray-white. Non-suckering.

Scent & Sensibility Pink Lilac

Viburnum - Arrowwood, Cranberry, Wayfaring Tree ALASKA HIGHBUSH CRANBERRY

Viburnum trilobum ‘Alaska’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 2

10 Feet (3 m) White (red fruit)

Produces flat clusters of white flowers followed by bright red fruit clusters in fall.

BLUE MUFFIN® ARROWWOOD

Viburnum dentatum 'Christom'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 3

5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) White (blue fruit)

A compact selection of Arrowwood Viburnum with glossy leaves and intense blue fruit in late summer. Part of the Proven Winner Collection.

Blue Muffin Arrowwood

COMPACT AMERICAN CRANBERRY

Viburnum trilobum 'Compactum'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) White (red fruit)

A compact selection of this species. Flat heads of white flowers appear in early-June followed by clusters of red berries in summer. The foliage turns red in the fall. Shade tolerant.

EMERALD TRIUMPH WAYFARING TREE

Viburnum lantana ‘Emerald Triumph’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 3

5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) White (multicolour fruit)

This shrub has a more compact, rounded habit than the Wayfaring Tree. Glossy foliage and creamy, flat-topped flowers in spring give way to red-black fruit in the fall.

HIGHBUSH CRANBERRY

Viburnum trilobum

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 2

10 Feet (3 m) White (red fruit)

A native shrub that produces flat clusters of white flowers followed by attractive bright red cranberry clusters in the summer. The dark green, lobed leaves turn a scarlet-red in the fall.

LIL’ DITTY® WITHEROD VIBURNUM

Viburnum cassinoides 'SMNVCDD'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 1 - 2 Feet (0.6 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 3b

1 - 2 Feet (0.6 m) White

An exceptional dwarf viburnum that is a puffball of creamy white, fragrant flowers in late spring. Very adaptable and easy to grow.

Compact American Cranberry

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ORNAMENTAL SHRUBS Viburnum - Arrowwood, Cranberry, Wayfaring Tree MOHICAN WAYFARING TREE

Viburnum lantana ‘Mohican’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 6 Feet (2 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 3

6 Feet (2 m) White

A more dwarf and compact form of Wayfaring Tree. White flowers cover the plant in early spring and are followed by orange-red fruit in summer. Black fruit in autumn.

Viburnum lentago

NANNYBERRY MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

8 - 10 Feet (3 m) White (blue fruit)

MATURE SPREAD: 8 - 10 Feet (3 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 2

This native shrub produces white flowers in June followed by blue-black fruit. The upright growth form with brilliant red foliage in the fall makes this a good landscape choice.

SNOWBALL VIBURNUM

Viburnum opulus 'Sterile'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 3

8 - 10 Feet (3 m) White (no fruit)

Mohican Wayfaring Tree

A showy plant with maple-like leaves and large, double white flowers that turn to light pink. The flowers are sterile so do not produce fruit. Prefers a shady location.

Weigela Weigela florida 'Minuet'

MINUET WEIGELA MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) Ruby red

MATURE SPREAD: 2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

This dwarf cultivar blooms freely producing slightly fragrant flowers. The tube and corolla is ruby red, petal lobes are purple, throat is yellow.

MY MONET® WEIGELA

Weigela florida 'Verwig'

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 12 - 15 Inches (0.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 4

12 - 15 Inches (0.5 m) Variegated (green/white)

Snowball Viburnum

A compact weigela with very unique variegated foliage and pink flowers. Excellent patio plant. A Proven Winners Introduction. USPP #16,824

RED PRINCE WEIGELA

Weigela florida 'Red Prince'

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) Brilliant red

This showy shrub produces a mass of tubular-shaped flowers that are a deep-red in colour. The upright and slender stems are covered by rich green leaves creating a loose habit.

Weigela florida 'Rumba'

RUMBA WEIGELA MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

3 Feet (0.9 m) Dark red

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

A vigorous, compact shrub that produces dark red flowers with a yellow throat from June to September. The foliage is an attractive green tinged with a bronzy-purple colour.

SPILLED WINE® WEIGELA

Weigela florida 'Bokraspiwi'

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

2 - 3 (0.9 m) Pink-magenta

My Monet Weigela

Spilled Wine has dark red, wavy leaves and magenta-pink spring flowers. Its broad, spreading habit makes this shrub an excellent border plant.

Weigela florida 'Tango'

TANGO WEIGELA MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) Purple-green

MATURE SPREAD: 2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

This shrub has a compact rounded growth habit and is covered with a profusion of pink flowers in the spring. The foliage is a purplish-green and turns a purple colour in fall.

Weigela florida 'Velda'

TUXEDO® WEIGELA MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

2 - 3 (0.9 m) Purple-black

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 4

Pure white, funnel-shaped blooms contrast beautifully with the dark purple, almost black, foliage. Fragrant blooms attract butterflies all summer long.

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Tuxedo Weigela


DECIDUOUS SHRUB SELECTION GUIDE SUMMER FOLIAGE COLOUR

FALL COLOUR

Golden:  Morden Golden Glow Elder  Golden Mockorange  Lemon Candy® Ninebark  Dart’s Gold Ninebark  Tiger Eyes® Sumac  Sem False Spirea  Dakota Goldcharm Spirea  Double Play Gold Spirea

Orange-red foliage:  Low Scape® Chokeberry  Jade Carousel Barberry  Hedge Cotoneaster  Goldflame Spirea  Tiger Eyes® Sumac Red foliage:  Atomic® Amur Maple  Little Rebel® Dogwood  Dwarf Winged Euonymus  Compact American Cranberry  Alaska & Wentworth Cranberry  Low Scape® & Viking Chokeberry

Variegated:  Rose Glow Barberry  Golden Variegated Dogwood  Ivory Halo® Dogwood  Cool Splash® Diervilla  My Monet® Weigela

Colourful         

Red / Purple:  Cherry Bomb Barberry  Concorde Barberry  Center Glow® Ninebark  Summer Wine® Ninebark  Coppertina® Ninebark  Diabolo Ninebark  Tiny Wine® Ninebark

Fall Fruit: Barberry Redosier Dogwood Turkestan Burning Bush First Editions® Candy Coralberry Blue Muffin® Viburnum Mohican Viburnum Highbush Cranberry Emerald Triumph Viburnum Nannyberry

SHRUBS FOR WILDLIFE

FLOWER COLOUR

White:  Annabelle Hydrangea  Limelight® / Little Lime® Hydrangea  Beauty of Moscow Lilac  Mockorange  Morden Snow Potentilla  Fairy Queen Spirea  Snowhite Spirea  Highbush Cranberry  Snowball Viburnum

Fruit Attracts Song Birds:  Low Scape & Viking Chokeberry  Hedge Cotoneaster  Redosier Dogwood  Honeysuckle  Nanking Cherry  Golden Elder  Silver Buffaloberry  Blue Muffin® Viburnum  Highbush Cranberry  Mohican Viburnum  Nannyberry

Pink:  Endless Summer® Hydrangea  Pink Beauty® Potentilla  Double Flowering Plum  Dwarf Korean Lilac  Little Lady Lilac

Flowers Attract Hummingbirds:  most Lilacs  Minuet Weigela  Red Prince Weigela  Rumba Weigela  Tango Weigela

Yellow:  Common / Pygmy Caragana  Northern Gold Forsythia  Dwarf Broom  Goldfinger Potentilla  Gold Star Potentilla  FE Lemon Meringue Potentilla  Golden Currant Red:  Red Prince Weigela

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VINES & CLIMBERS Celastrus - Bittersweet FE AUTUMN REVOLUTION® BITTERSWEET

Celastrus scandens ‘Bailumn’

FOLIAGE COLOUR: GROWTH HABIT:

FRUIT: Orange, red seed EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 2

Glossy green Twining vine

Autumn Revolution is a self-fruitful cultivar producing bright orange fruit that are more than double the size of the species. A First Editions introduction from Bailey Nurseries.

Clematis - Hardy Varieties BLUE BIRD CLEMATIS

Clematis macropetala ‘Blue Bird’

FLOWERS:

EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 2

Purple blue

Semi-double, outward-facing purple blue flowers in early summer

BLUE BOY CLEMATIS

Clematis x ‘Blue Boy’

FLOWERS:

EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 2

Steel blue

Nodding, 4-5” blue flowers; blooms from June to September. Developed by Frank Skinner.

Clematis alpina ‘Ruby’

RUBY CLEMATIS FLOWERS:

EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 2

Mauve-red

Bell shaped, mauve-red flowers in May and June; attractive seed heads

PURPUREA PLENA ELEGANS CLEMATIS

Clematis viticella ‘Purpurea Plena’

FLOWERS:

EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 2

Rose purple

Autumn Revolution® Bittersweet

Double, 2-3”, rosy purple flowers from July to September

WHITE SWAN CLEMATIS

Clematis x ‘White Swan’

FLOWERS:

EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 2

Creamy white

Beautiful creamy white flowers in May and June, 5” diameter. Developed by Frank Skinner.

Clematis - Tender Varieties ETOILE VIOLETTE CLEMATIS

Clematis x ‘Etoile Violette’

FLOWERS:

EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 3

Deep purple

Deep purple, 5 inch blooms, free flowering and vigorous.

HAGLEY HYBRID CLEMATIS

Clematis x ‘Hagley Hybrid’

FLOWERS:

EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 3

Light pink

Shell-pink, 4 inch blooms.

Clematis x ‘Huldine’

HULDINE CLEMATIS FLOWERS:

EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 3

Pearly white

Pearly-white flowers, vigorous grower.

JACKMANII CLEMATIS

Clematis x ‘Jackmanii’

FLOWERS:

EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 3

Deep purple

Deep purple, 4 - 6 inch blooms, one of the best known varieties.

MULTI BLUE CLEMATIS

Clematis x ‘Multi Blue’

FLOWERS:

EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 3

Blue purple

Blue Bird Clematis

Deep blue-purple with silver mid-ribs. Flowers show multiple rows of petals as they age.

NELLY MOSER CLEMATIS

Clematis x ‘Nelly Moser’

FLOWERS:

EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 3

Pink with carmine

Pastel mauve-pink with carmine bar, 4 inch blooms

Clematis x ‘Niobe’

NIOBE CLEMATIS FLOWERS:

EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 3

Ruby red

Very deep almost black ruby-red, 4 - 5 inch blooms

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Nelly Moser Clematis


VINES & CLIMBERS Clematis - Tender Varieties Clematis x ‘Ramona’

RAMONA CLEMATIS FLOWERS:

EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 3

Lavender blue

Lavender-blue, 5 - 7 inch blooms

Stand by Me Clematis Miss Kim Lilac

STAND BY ME® CLEMATIS

Clematis x ‘Stand by Me’

FLOWERS:

EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 3

Blue

New listing for 2018. A non-vining herbaceous Clematis that dies back to the ground at the end of the growing season. Blue bell-shaped flowers. Benefits from staking, cages or neighboring plants for support.

SWEET SUMMER LOVE CLEMATIS

Clematis x ‘Sweet Summer Love’

FLOWERS:

EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 3

Cranberry purple

Fragrant, cranberry-purple flowers. Long bloom time.

VILLE DE LYON CLEMATIS

Clematis x ‘Ville de Lyon’

FLOWERS:

EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 3

Carmine red

Carmine-red blooms with lighter center

WILDFIRE CLEMATIS

Clematis x ‘Wildfire’

FLOWERS:

EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 3

Bicolour

Huge 6-8” violet purple flowers with a red-purple bar in the center of each petal.

Alaska Cranberry

Wildfire Clematis

Lonicera - Honeysuckle DROPMORE SCARLET HONEYSUCKLE

Lonicera x brownii ‘Scarlet Trumpet’

FOLIAGE COLOUR: GROWTH HABIT:

FLOWERS: Orange, red EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 2

Waxy green Twining vine

The trumpet-shaped flowers bloom heavily throughout the summer. Requires a trellis for support. Developed by F.L. Skinner of Dropmore, Manitoba.

MANDARIN HONEYSUCKLE

Lonicera x ‘Mandarin’

FOLIAGE COLOUR: GROWTH HABIT:

FLOWERS: Bright orange EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 3

Dark green Twining vine

A hardy vine that blooms from late spring through summer. Flowers are bright-orange with yellow centers. University of British Columbia introduction.

Parthenocissus - Ivy Blue

Muffin®

Viburnum

P. quinquefolia ‘Englemannii’

ENGLEMAN IVY FOLIAGE COLOUR: GROWTH HABIT:

Glossy green Twining vine

FALL COLOUR: Red EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 3

Less vigorous than Virginia Creeper, but is self-clinging. Deep red fall colour.

Dropmore Scarlet Honeysuckle

Parthenocissus quinquefolia

VIRGINIA CREEPER FOLIAGE COLOUR: GROWTH HABIT:

Glossy green Twining vine

FALL COLOUR: Red EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 2

A fast growing vine with dark green foliage that turns crimson red in the fall.

RED WALL® VIRGINIA CREEPER

P. quinquefolia ‘Troki’

FOLIAGE COLOUR: GROWTH HABIT:

FALL COLOUR: Red EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 3

Glossy green Twining vine

New listing for 2018. Glossy dark green foliage turns fire-engine red in the fall. Fast-growing and salt tolerant, this cultivar is an excellent choice for covering fences.

Wisteria BLUE MOON WISTERIA

Wisteria macrostachya ‘Blue Moon’

FOLIAGE COLOUR: GROWTH HABIT:

FLOWERS: Fragrant lavender blue EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 4

Green Twining vine

One of the hardiest of all wisterias, Blue Moon features chains of lavender flowers up to three times each year. Attracts hummingbirds to the garden.

Blue Moon Wisteria

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HARDY ROSES Rosa - Canadian Roses CANADA BLOOMS ROSE

Rosa x ‘Canada Blooms’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 2 Feet (0.6 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 4

4 Feet (1.25 m) Pink

Often described as a hardy Hybrid Tea rose, Canada Blooms produces fragrant flowers with over 40 petals. The dark-green foliage is moderately resistant to diseases. A sheltered location in the garden combined with additional mulch in the fall and some lasting snow cover should guarantee winter survival in zones 2 and 3.

CANADIAN SHIELD ROSE

Rosa x ‘AAC576’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3-4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4-5 Feet (1.5 m) Red

Canada Blooms Rose

Large red flowers (42-52 petals) are produced throughout the summer and fall. Foliage is resistant to black spot and powdery mildew. Released by the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre to coincide with Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017.

NEVER ALONE ROSE

Rosa x ‘Never Alone’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 2 Foot (0.6 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

2 Feet (0.6 m) Red/white

A unique Canadian rose from the program in Morden, Manitoba. Dark green, diseaseresistant foliage on a dwarf shrub rose. The 4-5 cm flowers are stunning with deep red edges and vibrant white centers.

OLDS COLLEGE CENTENNIAL ROSE

Rosa x ‘Olds College’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

2 Feet (0.6 m) Peach

Canadian Shield Rose Olds College Rose

A uniquely coloured hardy rose from the program in Morden, Manitoba. Blooms are apricot in colour, double-petalled and are produced on new wood from June to September. Named in honour of the 100th anniversary of Olds College in 2013.

Rosa - Canadian Artists Roses This exciting rose series was developed through cooperative efforts at the St-Jean, QC. and Morden AAFC Research Stations. These next-generation roses celebrate the great Canadian artists who created lasting works of beauty on canvas, in stalwart sculpture and through singing prose. Canadian Artists Roses are own-root and repeat bloomers.

Rosa x ‘Campfire’

CAMPFIRE ROSE MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

Never Alone Rose

3 Feet (0.9 m) Tri-colour

MATURE SPREAD: 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Named in honor of a painting by famous Canadian painter Tom Thomson, this exceptional variety offers tri-coloured (purple red, white and yellow) flowers. Extremely disease resistant.

Rosa x ‘Emily Carr’

EMILY CARR ROSE MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

5 Feet (1.5 m) Medium red

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Named after the famous Canadian painter, this upright shrub covers itself in clusters of large, deep red blooms all season. Extremely disease resistant.

FELIX LECLERC ROSE

Rosa x ‘Felix Leclerc’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 - 6 Feet (1.8 m) Medium pink

Campfire Rose

Named after the famous French-Canadian singer, this variety covers itself in clusters of large, medium pink blooms all season. Can be trained as a climber. Extremely disease resistant.

OSCAR PETERSON ROSE

Rosa x ‘Oscar Peterson’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 Feet (0.9 m) White

The newest rose in the Canadian Artists Series, Oscar Peterson is upright in habit with clean, glossy foliage. Flowers are pure white with yellow stamens. Extremely disease resistant.

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Oscar Peterson Rose


HARDY ROSES Rosa - Parkland Roses These roses were developed at Manitoba’s own Morden Research Station. Parkland Roses are hardy in zones 2 and 3, own rooted and repeat bloomers.

CUTHBERT GRANT ROSE

Rosa x ‘Cuthbert Grant’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 Feet (0.9 m) Crimson red

This award winning rose produces double flowers from early summer until fall. Stongest fragrance among Parkland roses. Excellent disease resistance.

Cuthbert Grant Rose

MORDEN BLUSH ROSE

Rosa x ‘Morden Blush’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 2 Feet (0.6 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

2 Feet (0.6 m) Ivory pink

A dwarf plant with double flowers (50 petals) in clusters of 1-5. As they mature flowers fade from pink to ivory. Excellent for bouquets. Good disease resistance.

MORDEN CENTENNIAL ROSE

Rosa x ‘Morden Centennial’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

3 Feet (0.9 m) Medium pink

Largest plant size amoung the Parkland series. Lightly scented flowers have 40 petals and are borne in clusters of 1-4. Good disease resistance.

Morden Blush Rose

Rosa x ‘Morden Fireglow’

MORDEN FIREGLOW ROSE

MATURE HEIGHT: 2 Feet (0.6 m) MATURE SPREAD: 1 Foot (0.3 m) Scarlet red EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2 FLOWER COLOUR: Glowing red flowers have 28 petals. The unique flower colour was the result of lab-based selection based on petal pigments. Moderate resistance to powdery mildew.

MORDEN SUNRISE ROSE

Rosa x ‘Morden Sunrise’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) Yellow, pink blush

Single (12 petals), bicoloured blooms. Orange buds open to blooms in sunrise shades. Continuous bloomer. May require winter protections in the absence of snowcover.

Rosa x ‘Prairie Joy’

PRAIRIE JOY ROSE Morden Sunrise Rose

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

4 Feet (1.25 m) Medium pink

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

A dense plant with double flowers (30-40 petals). Excellent disease resistance. Fine choice as a blooming hedge.

PRAIRIE SNOWDRIFT ROSE

Rosa x ‘Prairie Snowdrift’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

3 Feet (0.9 m) Cream white

Full, cup-shaped cream-white blossoms with greenish-yellow centre. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.

Prairie Snowdrift Rose

WINNIPEG PARKS ROSE

Rosa x ‘Winnipeg Parks’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 2 Feet (0.6 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

2 Feet (0.6 m) Medium red

A small, shrub rose with outstanding red flowers throughout the summer. Dark green foliage is tinged with red in the fall. Good disease resistance.

Rosa - Explorer Roses These roses were developed at Agriculture Canada’s Ottawa and St-Jean research stations. Explorer Roses are hardy in zones 2 and 3, own rooted and repeat bloomers.

JOHN CABOT ROSE

Rosa x ‘John Cabot’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

8 - 10 Feet (3 m) Medium red

An outstanding climbing rose with fragrant flowers. John Cabot blooms mainly in early summer, and offers excellent resistance to black spot and powdery mildew.

Winnipeg Parks Rose

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HARDY ROSES Rosa - Explorer Roses Rosa x ‘John Davis’

JOHN DAVIS ROSE MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

6 - 8 Feet (2.5 m) Medium pink

MATURE SPREAD: 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

This climbing rose has flowers with a spicy perfume fragrance. Recurrent blooms throughout the summer. Extremely resistant to black spot and powdery mildew.

Rosa - Shrub Roses Rosa rugosa ‘Hansa’

HANSA ROSE MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

Persian Yellow Rose

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) Medium red

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

Very fragrant, double, crimson coloured flowers are followed by large scarlet hips. Recurrent bloomer with reliable cold hardiness.

PERSIAN YELLOW ROSE

Rosa foetida periana

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 4

5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) Bright yellow

Small, double golden-yellow flowers are borne along the vigorous canes. Early bloomer.

PURPLE PAVEMENT RUGOSA ROSE

Rosa x ‘Purple Pavement’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

3 Feet (0.9 m) Purple-red

Purple Pavement Rose

Blooms throughout the summer with large clusters of semi-double flowers.

Rosa glauca

REDLEAF ROSE MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) Medium pink

MATURE SPREAD: 4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

Simple flowers complement this species outstanding red-tinged foliage.

SCARLET PAVEMENT RUGOSA ROSE

Rosa x ‘Scarlet Pavement’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

3 Feet (0.9 m) Red

Blooms throughout the summer with large clusters of semi-double flowers.

SNOW PAVEMENT RUGOSA ROSE

Rosa x ‘Snow Pavement’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

2 Feet (0.6 m) Snowy-white

Snow Pavement Rose

Blooms throughout the summer with semi-double blossoms. Low spreading habit.

THERESE BUGNET ROSE

Rosa x ‘Therese Bugnet’

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) Pink

Large fragrant flowers are produced on old wood from mid-June until frost. Other features include red fall foliage and colourful red stems for winter effect.

WILD (WOODS) ROSE

Rosa woodsii

MATURE HEIGHT: FLOWER COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4 Feet (1.25 m) Pink

Therese Bugnet Rose

This durable, native rose produces single red-pink flowers followed by orange-red hips. Well adapted to a variety of soil types.

TIPS FOR GROWING ROSES 

A rose should be planted in a well-aerated, sunny location that receives at least 6 hours of sunlight each day.

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Roses can be fertilized on a monthly basis until early August and watered once per week, preferably in the morning.

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Watering roses at soil level, under the foliage, reduces leaf wetness and limits disease development.

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Removal of spent flowers and fruit will promote the development of new rose buds.

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TENDER ROSES Rosa - Tender Roses Black Bacarra (Hybrid Tea) – deep shade of red, almost black Caribia – orange and red striped with a splash of yellow, light fragrance Chicago Peace (Hybrid Tea) – blend of phlox pink and canary yellow; light fragrance Dick Clark (Grandiflora) – cream and cherry blushed burgundy; mild fragrance Double Delight (Hybrid Tea) – cream blushing red; strong fragrance Dream Come True (Grandiflora) – golden-yellow edged and blushed with ruby; mild fragrance Fragrant Cloud (Hybrid Tea) – orange red; very strong fragrance Granada (Hybrid Tea) – swirls of gold, peach, pink & red; strong fragrance

Beverly Hybrid Tea Rose

Intrigue (Floribunda) – novel plum purple; strong fragrance Las Vegas (Hybrid Tea) –Rich, orange-red with a reverse of golden-yellow Love (Grandiflora) – scarlet with pure white reverse; light fragrance Love & Peace (Hybrid Tea) – golden yellow, edged in pink, strong fruity fragrance Midas Touch (Hybrid Tea) – deep yellow; strong fragrance Mister Lincoln (Hybrid Tea) – velvety deep red; strong fragrance Neptune (Hybrid Tea) – Lavender blooms; strong, sweet fragrance Olympiad (Hybrid Tea) – scarlet red, light fragrance Paradise (Hybrid Tea) – purple blend; strong fragrance Pascali (Hybrid Tea) – creamy white; light fragrance Peace (Hybrid Tea) – lemony yellow edged pure pink; light fragrance

Paradise Hybrid Tea Rose

Perfume Delight (Hybrid Tea) – deep rose pink; strong fragrance Queen Elizabeth (Grandiflora) – clear pink, moderate fragrance Scentimental (Floribunda) – Red petals splashed with white; spice fragrance Sunsprite (Floribunda) – deep yellow; strong fragrance Tiffany (Hybrid Tea) – Pale pink blooms with light gold centers; fruity fragrance Tropicana (Hybrid Tea) – clear coral orange; moderate fragrance Whisky Mac (Hybrid Tea) – a blend of golden apricot; strong fragrance

Rosa - Climbing Roses Don Juan – deep velvety red flowers; strong fragrance Golden Showers – bright clear yellow flowers; moderate fragrance Joseph’s Coat – multicolours of red, pink, orange and yellow; light fragrance

Poseidon Clean’n’Easy Tea Rose

Rosa - Clean ’n’ Easy Tea Roses These roses produce amazing bouquet style blooms and have excellent disease resistance. Beverly (Hybrid Tea) – a blending of shades of pink, intense fruity fragrance Grande Amore (Hybrid Tea) – dark red buds open to stunning bright rose, strong fragrance Eternal Flame (Hybrid Tea) – large blooms of soft yellow, strong citrus fragrance Poseidon (Floribunda) – cup-shaped, lavender-blue flowers, light fragrance

Rosa - Patio Tree Roses These Floribunda rose varieties are budded onto a 24” trunk. Chihuly – showy, multi-coloured flowers; light fragrance Easy Does It – Mango orange, peach pink & ripe apricot, mild fragrance Ebb Tide – smoky deep plum purple flowers; strong fragrance Ketchup & Mustard – ketchup red & mustard yellow bicolor, mild fragrance Lava Flow – very dark red, light fragrance Scentimental – burgundy red & creamy white; strong fragrance Sunsprite – deep yellow flowers; strong fragrance Yabba Dabba Doo – Bright orange pink with a yellow eye, light fragrance

Scentimental Patio Tree Rose

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EVERGREENS & CONIFERS Abies - Fir DWARF BALSAM FIR

Abies balsamea ‘Nana’

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 2

2 Feet (0.6 m) Green

A dark-green evergreen with mounded habit. Fine textured foliage.

Juniperus - Spreading Juniper Juniperus sabina ‘Arcadia’

ARCADIA JUNIPER MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

Arcadia Juniper

24-30 Inches (0.75m) Medium green

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

This all purpose juniper has soft foliage that is a medium green in colour. The branch habit is semi-spreading.

BLUE CHIP JUNIPER

Juniperus horizontalis ‘Blue Chip’

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

8 Inches (0.2 m) Silver blue

A low mounding juniper with branches radiating from the centre. The silver blue colour of the foliage is retained throughout the year.

BLUE DANUBE JUNIPER

Juniperus sabina ‘Blue Danube’

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

24-30 Inches (0.8 m) Blue green

Blue Chip Juniper

A broad, semi-erect and spreading plant with shimmering, blue-green foliage.

BLUE FOREST JUNIPER

Juniperus sabina ‘Blue Forest’

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12 Inches (0.3 m) Blue green

A low growing plant with erect branches so spread is reduced. Use this plant in rock gardens or as a groundcover in small sites.

BLUE STAR JUNIPER

Juniperus squamata ‘Blue Star’

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 12- 18 Inches (0.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12 Inches (0.3 m) Blue green

Calgary Carpet Juniper

Forms a mounded shape of bright, steel blue foliage. A slow growing, compact juniper suited for sheltered locations such as rock gardens. Full sun to light shade.

CALGARY CARPET JUNIPER

Juniperus sabina ‘Calgary Carpet’

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12 Inches (0.3 m) Bright green

A compact, dense form of ‘Arcadia’ with attractive horizontal branching. The soft foliage is appealing bright green.

GOLD LACE JUNIPER

J. chinesis ‘P. Aurea Gold Lace’

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

24 Inches (0.6 m) Bright yellow

Gold Lace Juniper

Semi-dwarf evergreen with feathery, foliage that is bright yellow in colour.

GOLDEN PFITZER JUNIPER

Juniperus chinensis ‘P. Aurea’

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

24-30 Inches (0.75m) Light green

The gray-green foliage is highlighted with a bright golden-yellow colour of the new growth.

Juniperus horizontalis ‘Hughes’

HUGHES JUNIPER MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

12 Inches (0.3 m) Silver blue

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

A silvery-blue, low growing, spreading juniper with silver blue foliage. Popular choice for landscapers.

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EVERGREENS & CONIFERS Juniperus - Spreading Juniper ICEE BLUE JUNIPER

Juniperus horizontalis ‘Monber’

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4 Inches (0.1 m) Silver blue

A low growing, wide spreading ground cover with a dense crown. Foliage is an outstanding silver-blue.

Icee Blue Juniper

PRINCE OF WALES JUNIPER

J. horizontalis 'Prince of Wales'

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

8 Inches (0.2 m) Bright green

A low ground-hugging plant forming a dense mat. The foliage turns purple in the fall.

Juniperus sabina 'Savin'

SAVIN JUNIPER MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

36-48 Inches (1.25m) Dark green

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

Tall vase shape makes this plant useful where large junipers are required.

Juniperus sabina 'Skandia'

SKANDIA JUNIPER MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

12-18 Inches (0.5 m) Bright green

MATURE SPREAD: 2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

A low, compact juniper with graceful branches of soft, bright green foliage.

Prince of Wales Juniper YOUNGSTOWN JUNIPER

Juniperus horizontalis 'Youngstown'

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

15- 18 Inches (0.5 m) Light green

A dense, low growing juniper with light green foliage in the summer changing to a plum colour in autumn. Also known as Compact Plumosa.

Juniperus - Upright Juniper Juniperus scopulorum 'Medora'

MEDORA JUNIPER MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

10 - 12 Feet (3.6 m) Blue green

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

A proven cultivar of columnar juniper for the prairies. It requires little shearing to maintain the narrow pyramidal form. Selected from the Badlands of North Dakota.

WICHITA BLUE JUNIPER

Juniperus scopulorum 'Wichita Blue'

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

10 - 12 Feet (3.6 m) Silver-blue

A broad pyramidal form with light silver-blue foliage. It requires shearing to keep it neat. Useful for screens and hedges.

Larix - Larch Larix siberica

SIBERIAN LARCH MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

Medora Juniper

50 - 70 Feet (21 m) Green

MATURE SPREAD: 15 - 20 Feet (6 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

A deciduous conifer with a pyramidal shape. The soft needles turn golden yellow in autumn.

Microbiota - Russian Cypress Microbiota decussata

RUSSIAN CYPRESS MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

12 Inches (0.3 m) Green

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 2

A dwarf, densely branched evergreen that has a spreading growth form and cedar-like foliage. Grows well in both sun and shade.

CELTIC PRIDE RUSSIAN CYPRESS

Microbiota decussate ‘Prides’

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 2

12 Inches (0.3 m) Green

New listing for 2018. A hardy, low-growing evergreen for sun or shade. Celtic Pride offers superior disease resistance and winter colour over the species.

Celtic Pride Russian Cypress

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EVERGREENS & CONIFERS Picea - Upright Spruce BLACK HILLS WHITE SPRUCE

Picea glauca 'Densata'

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 15 - 20 Feet (6 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

35 - 45 Feet (13 m) Dark green

A special strain of white spruce with dense, dark green foliage. A hardy, drought resistant seed source that produces excellent specimens in the prairies.

BABY BLUE COLORADO SPRUCE

Picea pungens 'Baby Blue'

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 25 Feet (7.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

50 - 65 Feet (19 m) Bright blue

A seed strain of Colorado Spruce with intense blue foliage and attractive pyramidal shape. Baby Blue offers fuller branching and needle thickness. Drought tolerant.

COLORADO BLUE SPRUCE

Picea pungens 'Glauca'

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 25 Feet (7.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

50 - 65 Feet (19 m) Blue green

A hardy, drought resistant conifer with a symmetrical broad-pyramid form. Useful as a specimen or windbreak.

Baby Blue Colorado Spruce Black Hills White Spruce

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EVERGREENS & CONIFERS Picea - Upright Spruce SELECT BLUE COLORADO SPRUCE

Picea pungens ‘Select Blue’

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 25 Feet (7.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

50 - 65 Feet (19 m) Silver blue

A hardy, seedling strain of Colorado Blue Spruce with intense silver-blue needles. Useful as a specimen or windbreak.

Picea - Dwarf Spruce Select Blue Spruce

GLOBE BLUE COLORADO SPRUCE

Picea pungens 'Globosa'

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) Blue

An outstanding dwarf spruce with blue foliage. Compact, mounded shape. Useful as an accent plant in the landscape.

BIRD’S NEST NORWAY SPRUCE

Picea abies ‘Nidiformis’

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4 Feet (1.25 m) Dark green

Slow-growing evergreen shrub with fine foliage and a flat spread, resembling a "bird's nest." Very effective as an accent, specimen or foundation plant. Also suitable in rock gardens.

Globe Blue Spruce

DWARF NORWAY SPRUCE

Picea abies ‘Pumila’

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 Feet (0.9 m) Dark green

Globe shaped, slow growing evergreen shrub. Attractive foliage forms a broad globe.

LITTLE GEM NORWAY SPRUCE

Picea abies ‘Little Gem’

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

18 Inches (0.5 m) Green

This slow growing dwarf evergreen shrub has a flat-topped, globe form. Forms a symmetrical mound. A rock garden plant.

Dwarf Norway Spruce

OHLENDORFFI NORWAY SPRUCE

Picea abies ‘Ohlendorffi’

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

5 Feet (1.5 m) Green

A dwarf growing evergreen shrub with a broad, conical form. Attractive yellow-green needles.

DWARF SERBIAN SPRUCE

Picea omorika ‘Nana’

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4 Feet (1.25 m) Dark green

A small dense pyramidal evergreen. Attractive, dark-green foliage with silver undersides which emerges light green in spring. Very slow rate of growth.

Pinus - Mugo Pine Pinus mugo mughus

MUGO PINE Little Gem Norway Spruce

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

5- 15 Feet (1.5 - 4 m) Bright green

MATURE SPREAD: 5- 10 Feet (1.5 - 3 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

A two-needled pine with a compact, mushroom-like shape. Bright green needles all year round.

DWARF MUGO PINE

Pinus mugo pumilio

MATURE HEIGHT: FOLIAGE COLOUR:

MATURE SPREAD: 4 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

3 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) Bright green

Dense, low growing variety of Mugo Pine. The needles remain a bright green colour all year round. Attractive in early summer when candles of growth appear. Suited to rock gardens.

Dwarf Mugo Pine

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EVERGREENS & CONIFERS Pinus - Upright Pine Pinus ponderosa

PONDEROSA PINE MATURE HEIGHT: CROWN SHAPE:

50 - 60 Feet (18 m) Broad pyramidal

MATURE SPREAD: 30 Feet (9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

A long-needled pine with dark green foliage and large cones. Flexible, three-needled pine. Best used in mass plantings in a park-like setting.

Pinus sylvestris

SCOTCH PINE MATURE HEIGHT: CROWN SHAPE:

45 - 60 Feet (18 m) Broad pyramidal

MATURE SPREAD: 20 - 25 Feet (7.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

Ponderosa Pine

A fast growing, two-needled pine with orange-red bark and blue-green needles. Well adapted to dry and drained soils. A low maintenance plant for large spaces.

Pinus cembra

SWISS STONE PINE MATURE HEIGHT: CROWN SHAPE:

30 - 40 Feet (12 m) Broad pyramidal

MATURE SPREAD: 15 Feet (4.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

A slow growing tree with soft, 5-needled, blue green foliage. Resistant to winter burn. Retains a narrow, pyramidal shape as a young tree before taking on a broad-rounded crown.

Taxus - Yew Taxus cuspidata ‘Morden’

MORDEN YEW MATURE HEIGHT: CROWN SHAPE:

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) Spreading

MATURE SPREAD: 5 - 6 Feet (2 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: Zone 3

Scotch Pine

A dense evergreen shrub with attractive dark green foliage. Tolerates shearing and can be grown in full sun or heavy shade. Requires good drainage

Thuja - Upright Cedar BABY BEAR™ CEDAR

Thuja occidentalis ‘Skinner’s’

MATURE HEIGHT: CROWN SHAPE:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

6 - 8 Feet (2.5 m) Compact, upright

New listing for 2018. A dwarf upright cedar with rich green foliage. Baby Bear keeps a uniform shape and does not need pruning. Formerly known as Skinner’s dwarf cedar.

DARK GREEN CEDAR

Thuja occidentalis ‘Nigra’

MATURE HEIGHT: CROWN SHAPE:

MATURE SPREAD: 5 - 6 Feet (1.75 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

10 - 15 Feet (4.5 m) Broad pyramidal

Holmstrup Cedar

A broad pyramidal evergreen with dark green foliage and cold hardiness for exposed hedges.

HOLMSTRUP CEDAR

Thuja occidentalis ‘Holmstrup’

MATURE HEIGHT: CROWN SHAPE:

MATURE SPREAD: 2 - 3 Feet (0.9 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) Compact, upright

Compact pyramidal cedar with an upright habit. Bright green foliage is light and bushy. Prefers light shade and will tolerate poor drainage.

SKYBOUND® CEDAR

Thuja occidentalis ‘Skybound’

MATURE HEIGHT: CROWN SHAPE:

MATURE SPREAD: 3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

10 - 18 Feet (5.5 m) Narrow pyramidal

Pyramidal cedar with similar shape to ‘Brandon’ but with improved winter hardiness and richer, dark green foliage. Developed at Boughen Nurseries, Valley River, MB.

Thuja occidentalis 'Techny'

TECHNY CEDAR MATURE HEIGHT: CROWN SHAPE:

Skybound Cedar

12 - 15 Feet (5 m) Broad pyramidal

MATURE SPREAD: 6 - 8 Feet (2.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

Fast growing selection of eastern white cedar with dark green foliage. Excellent for privacy screens and tall sheared hedges. Good in sun or light shade.

Thuja occidentalis 'Wareana'

WAREANA CEDAR MATURE HEIGHT: CROWN SHAPE:

10 Feet (3 m) Broad pyramidal

MATURE SPREAD: 6 - 8 Feet (2.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

Hardiest of the upright cedars with a broad pyramidal form and dense, dark green foliage. Useful as a specimen or informal hedge.

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EVERGREENS & CONIFERS Thuja - Globe Cedar ANNA’S MAGIC BALL CEDAR

Thuja occidentalis ‘Anna Van Vloten

MATURE HEIGHT: CROWN SHAPE:

MATURE SPREAD: 12 Inches (0.3 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12 Inches (0.3 m) Global

New listing for 2018. A dwarf globe-shaped cedar with bright-golden evergreen foliage. A sport of ‘Danica’ cedar selected at Van Vloten Nursery.

Thuja occidentalis ‘Danica’

DANICA CEDAR Anna’s Magic Ball Cedar

MATURE HEIGHT: CROWN SHAPE:

12 Inches (0.3 m) Global

MATURE SPREAD: 12 Inches (0.3 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

The lowest-growing, globe cedar in the marketplace. Compact form with rich green foliage. Excellent slow growing border plant.

HETZ MIDGET CEDAR

Thuja occidentalis ‘Hetz Midget’

MATURE HEIGHT: CROWN SHAPE:

MATURE SPREAD: 2 Feet (0.6 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

2 Feet (0.6 m) Global

Slow growing, globe-shaped and dense. Requires no shearing to maintain its globe form. Well suited to foundation / border planting as well as containers.

LITTLE GIANT CEDAR

Thuja occidentalis ‘Little Giant’

MATURE HEIGHT: CROWN SHAPE:

MATURE SPREAD: 2.5 Feet (0.8 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

2.5 Feet (0.8 m) Global

A dwarf cedar with an upright, oval-shaped form. Soft feathery, bright-green foliage. Well suited as a hedge. Mature height at 8 years of age.

Hetz Midget Cedar

FE TECHNITO® CEDAR

Thuja occidentalis ‘Bailjohn’

MATURE HEIGHT: CROWN SHAPE:

MATURE SPREAD: 4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

8 - 10 Feet (3 m) Global

Technito retains the dark green colour of Techny year-round. Foliage is more dense requiring less shearing. Forms a compact pyramidal outline. Johnson/Bailey Nurseries introduction.

Technito Cedar

WOODWARD CEDAR

Thuja occidentalis 'Woodwardi'

MATURE HEIGHT: CROWN SHAPE:

MATURE SPREAD: 5 Feet (1.5 m) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

5 Feet (1.5 m) Global

A large, globular cedar with dense, rich green foliage. Mature height at 8 years. Good in full sun or light shade.

TIPS FOR OVERWINTERING EVERGREENS 

Evergreens should receive abundant moisture in fall before freeze up. Remember that evergreens lose water from their foliage all winter, but are unable to take up replacement moisture from the frozen soil.

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Rather than wrapping an evergreen to protect it from winter sun and drying winds, install a burlap wall on either side of the plant. Ensure adequate air circulation; the burlap should not touch the foliage.

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Broad-leafed evergreen species such as Boxwood (Buxus) are subject to winter-kill in zones 2 and 3. Plant in a sheltered, partially shaded area that receives ample, lasting snow cover.

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FRUIT TREES Malus - Apple BATTLEFORD APPLE

Malus x ‘Battleford’

PARENTAGE: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: HARDINESS:

Russian seedling 6 - 7.5 cm

Red over pale yellow Zone 2

Large fruit, striped red over light yellow. Excellent for cooking. Matures in mid-September. Tree is very cold hardy. Introduced by Boughen Nursery, Valley River, Manitoba in 1934.

Malus x ‘Jefcoutts’

GEMINI® APPLE PARENTAGE: FRUIT SIZE:

Norland x Haralson 7 - 8 cm

FRUIT COLOUR: HARDINESS:

Red over pale yellow Zone 2

Gemini® Apple

A crisp, juicy and medium sweet apple, that is best eaten fresh. Medium to large apples are ripe in late August and store well until the New Year. Developed by Art Coutts of Unity, SK.

Malus x ‘Goodland’

GOODLAND APPLE PARENTAGE: FRUIT SIZE:

Patten Greening seedling 6 - 8 cm

FRUIT COLOUR: HARDINESS:

Green with red blush Zone 3

Large apple, creamy yellow with a splash of red, flesh is white. Excellent for eating fresh and cooking. Fruit ripens in mid-September and stores well. Morden Research Stn. introduction.

HONEYCRISP APPLE

Malus x ‘Honeycrisp’

PARENTAGE: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: HARDINESS:

Macoun x Honeygold 7 - 8 cm

Red over yellow Zone 4

Medium to large-sized apple, with exceptionally crisp and juicy texture. Outstanding flavor and texture can be maintained in storage for 6 months. Matures in late September.

Malus x ‘Norkent’

NORKENT APPLE PARENTAGE: FRUIT SIZE:

Goodland Apple

Haralson x Rescue 7 - 8 cm

FRUIT COLOUR: HARDINESS:

Red over pale yellow Zone 2

Fruit has a distinct apple/pear taste similar to ‘Golden Delicious’. Fruit matures in late August.

Malus x ‘Jefsey’

ODYSSEY® APPLE PARENTAGE: FRUIT SIZE:

Unknown 7 - 8 cm

FRUIT COLOUR: HARDINESS:

Red blush on yellow Zone 3

Odyssey boasts a sweet flavour comparable to the ‘Gala’ apple. The fruit ripens in midSeptember and stores well. Introduced by Jeffries Nurseries.

PRAIRIE MAGIC® APPLE

Malus x ‘Jefdale’

PARENTAGE: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: HARDINESS:

Goodland x Mantet 7 - 8 cm

Norkent Apple Red blush on yellow Zone 3

The medium to large-sized fruit matures in mid-September and is crisp and delicious. Developed by Wilfred Drysdale of Neepawa, Manitoba and introduced by Jeffries Nurseries.

Malus x ‘Jefcoutts2’

RED GEMINI APPLE PARENTAGE: FRUIT SIZE:

Unknown 7 - 8 cm

FRUIT COLOUR: HARDINESS:

Red Zone 2

New listing for 2018. Medium to large apples are ripe in late August and store well until the New Year. Developed by Art Coutts of Unity, SK.

Malus x ‘Red Sparkle’

RED SPARKLE APPLE

PARENTAGE: Trail x McIntosh FRUIT COLOUR: Dark red over green FRUIT SIZE: 6 - 7.5 cm HARDINESS: Zone 3 A medium sized fruit, with a nutty/fruity taste. Apples matures in early September and is an excellent dessert apple.

Prairie Magic® Apple

Malus x ‘September Ruby’

SEPTEMBER RUBY APPLE

PARENTAGE: Rescue x Haralson FRUIT COLOUR: Dark red FRUIT SIZE: 6 - 7 cm HARDINESS: Zone 2 Medium sized fruit and light green flesh colour. Excellent eating fresh and in cooking. This vigorous grower ripens in early September and stores well.

WINTER CHEEKS APPLE

Malus x ‘Winter Cheeks’

PARENTAGE: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: HARDINESS:

Unknown 6 - 7.5 cm

Red over pale yellow Zone 3

A medium-sized, crisp, eating apple that matures in early September. Excellent eating fresh and in cooking.

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Winter Cheeks Apple


FRUIT TREES Malus - Crabapple DOLGO CRABAPPLE

Malus x 'Dolgo'

PARENTAGE: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: HARDINESS:

Russian seedling 2 - 3 cm

Dark red Zone 2

An edible crabapple with many ornamental features. Well known for its showy white blooms in spring followed by brilliant crimson fruit.

Kerr Applecrab

Malus - Applecrab Malus x ‘Kerr’

KERR APPLECRAB

PARENTAGE: Dolgo x Haralson FRUIT COLOUR: Dark purple-red FRUIT SIZE: 4 - 5 cm HARDINESS: Zone 2 Good for eating fresh, canning, jelly or juice. Ripens in late September and stores well. Resistant to fireblight. Developed at the Morden Research Station in 1952.

Malus x ‘Rescue’

RESCUE APPLECRAB

PARENTAGE: Blushed Calville OP FRUIT COLOUR: Yellow, red stripes FRUIT SIZE: 3 - 4 cm HARDINESS: Zone 2 Small fruit is very sweet for eating fresh and good for canning. Ripens in late August. The tree is very productive. Developed at the research station in Scott, Saskatchewan in 1936.

Rescue Applecrab

Malus - Dwarf Apple Gemini

Goodland

®

Odyssey

®

Norkent

Prairie Magic®

These prairie apple cultivars are grown on Bud 9 dwarfing rootstock. Mature plants will be approximately 50% smaller in size than apple trees growing on standard rootstock. Fruit production on dwarfing rootstock can be up to 2 years earlier than apple trees on a standard rootstock.

Prunus - Apricot Due to their early bloom time, apricot blossoms are susceptible to spring frost damage. Planting apricot trees in a site with limited afternoon heating (e.g. east side of an evergreen shelterbelt) will postpone flowering and increase the probability of fruit set.

Dwarf Odyssey Apple

DEBBIES GOLD APRICOT

Prunus x ‘Debbies Gold’

PARENTAGE: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: HARDINESS:

Manchurian seedling 3 - 4 cm

Golden yellow Zone 3

Produces freestone, orange-yellow fruit that are slightly sweeter than Westcot. Excellent for eating fresh or canning. Blooms several days later than other cultivars.

MANCHURIAN STRAIN APRICOT

Prunus mandschurica

PARENTAGE: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: HARDINESS:

Seedling 3 - 4 cm

Golden yellow Zone 3

A cold hardy seedling strain grown from local seed. Suitable pollinator for apricot cultivars.

Prunus x ‘Westcot’

WESTCOT APRICOT PARENTAGE: FRUIT SIZE:

Manchurian Apricot

Scout x McClure 3.5 - 4.5 cm

FRUIT COLOUR: HARDINESS:

Golden yellow Zone 3

This prairie cultivar has hardy flower buds and produces large, golden, freestone fruit. Excellent for eating fresh or canning. Introduced by Morden Research Station in 1982.

POLLINATION REQUIRED All fruit tree and small fruit varieties that require a different pollinizer cultivar have been marked with this symbol. Cross pollination refers to the transfer of pollen between flowers of geneticallygenetically-distinct plants. Pollinators, usually insects, are vectors for pollen movement For apples and pears, two different cultivars must be growing in close proximity for successful fruit production. Plums and apricots have strong preferences for certain pollinizers. Pure wild plums or the cultivar Toka are the best pollinizers for hybrid plums.

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FRUIT TREES Prunus - Tree-Form Tart Cherry Carmine Jewel / Crimson Passion / Cupid / Juliet / Romeo / Valentine These sour cherry cultivars are grown as small trees. See cultivar descriptions on page 56.

Prunus - Cherry Plum MUSTANG CHERRY PLUM

Prunus x ‘Jefchum’

PARENTAGE: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: HARDINESS:

Complex hybrid 2.5 - 3 cm

Purple Zone 3

Sapalta Cherry Plum

Small tree with very fragrant, white blossoms in spring. Produces purple fruit with purple flesh in mid August. Useful pollinizer for Sapalta. Jeffries Nurseries introduction.

SAPALTA CHERRY PLUM

Prunus x ‘Sapalta’

PARENTAGE: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: HARDINESS:

Seedling of ‘Sapa’ 2.5 - 3 cm

Purple Zone 3

Small tree with very fragrant, white blossoms in spring. A seedling of ‘Sapa’ with mediumsized purple fruit in mid August. Canadian introduction.

Prunus - Plum Prunus x ‘Brookgold’

BROOKGOLD JAPANESE PLUM PARENTAGE: FRUIT SIZE:

Prunus salicina seedling

FRUIT COLOUR: HARDINESS:

3 - 4 cm

Golden yellow Zone 2

Pembina Plum

Small tree with fragrant, white blossoms in spring. Medium-sized plum; golden-yellow, freestone fruit with tender skin. Good for eating fresh or cooking. Ripens early making it a good choice for colder climates. Pollinate with Brookred.

Prunus x ‘Brookred’

BROOKRED HYBRID PLUM PARENTAGE: FRUIT SIZE:

P. nigra x P. salicina

FRUIT COLOUR: HARDINESS:

3 - 4 cm

Dark red Zone 2

Small tree with fragrant, white blossoms in spring. Produces medium-sized, dark red plums that ripen in late August. Pollinate with Brookgold.

Prunus x ‘Mount Royal’

MOUNT ROYAL EUROPEAN PLUM PARENTAGE: FRUIT SIZE:

P. domestica

FRUIT COLOUR: HARDINESS:

4 cm

Blue Zone 3/4

Toka Plum

New listing for 2018. White blossoms in spring are followed by blue fruit with yellow flesh that is delicious. Self-pollinated. Requires a well-drained, sheltered site in the prairies.

Prunus x ‘Pembina’

PEMBINA HYBRID PLUM PARENTAGE: FRUIT SIZE:

P. nigra x P. sal. ‘Red June’ 4 - 5 cm

FRUIT COLOUR: HARDINESS:

Red with blue hue Zone 3

Small tree with fragrant, white blossoms in spring. Large fruit has dark red, firm skin with yellow flesh that is delicious. The finest plum that can be grown on the prairies.

Prunus x ‘Toka’

TOKA HYBRID PLUM PARENTAGE: FRUIT SIZE:

P. americana x P. simonii 3 - 4 cm

FRUIT COLOUR: HARDINESS:

Dark red Zone 3

Small tree with fragrant, white blossoms in spring. An excellent pollinizer that produces medium sized, rich flavored fruit. Fruit ripens in late-August.

Early Gold Pear

Pyrus - Pear Pyrus x ‘Jefgold’

EARLY GOLD PEAR PARENTAGE: FRUIT SIZE:

Seedling of ‘Ure’ 5 cm

FRUIT COLOUR: HARDINESS:

Golden Zone 2

A seedling of ‘Ure’ with improved vigour, chlorosis resistance and cold hardiness. Fruit is similar in taste to ‘Ure’ but matures 10 to 14 days earlier. A Jeffries Nurseries introduction.

Pyrus x ‘Ure’

URE PEAR PARENTAGE: FRUIT SIZE:

‘Tait’ x (Beier. x ‘Bartlett’) 5 cm

FRUIT COLOUR: HARDINESS:

Greenish yellow Zone 2

Produces small green-yellow fruit with a good texture. Fruit ripens in mid-September. Excellent for eating fresh, desserts and canning. Morden Research Station introduction.

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Ure Pear


SMALL FRUIT Amelanchier - Saskatoon A native shrub on the prairies producing unique, tasty fruit. Self-pollinating.

HONEYWOOD SASKATOON

Amelanchier alnifolia ‘Honeywood’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Purple-blue EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

15 Feet (5 m) 16 mm

A selection that has large fruit of excellent quality. Flowers 4-8 days later than other cultivars.

Honeywood Saskatoon

MARTIN SASKATOON

Amelanchier alnifolia ‘Martin’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Purple-blue EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

15 Feet (5 m) 17 mm

A great tasting saskatoon with more uniform ripening of the berries. This seedling of ‘Thiessen’ was selected by Dieter Martin of Langham, Saskatchewan.

NORTHLINE SASKATOON

Amelanchier alnifolia ‘Northline’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Purple-blue EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

10 Feet (3 m) 16 mm

A seedling strain grown for its excellent flavour and outstanding productivity.

Martin Saskatoon

PARKHILL SASKATOON

Amelanchier alnifolia ‘Parkhill’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Purple-blue EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

5 Feet (1.5 m) 16 mm

A dwarf cultivar grown for fruit of mild flavour, even ripening, and ornamental characteristics. Resistant to Entomosporium leaf and berry spot.

SMOKY SASKATOON

Amelanchier alnifolia ‘Smoky’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Purple-blue EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

12 Feet (4 m) 16 mm

A large fruited selection from Alberta, known for excellent flavour and yield.

Smoky Saskatoon

THIESSEN SASKATOON

Amelanchier alnifolia ‘Thiessen’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Purple-blue EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

15 Feet (5 m) 17 mm

A columnar plant that produces a large fruit of outstanding quality. Uneven fruit ripening characteristic. Selected near Hepburn, Saskatchewan.

Aronia - Black Chokeberry Aronia melanocarpa ‘Viking’

VIKING ARONIA MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

6 Feet (2 m) 16 mm

FRUIT COLOUR: Black EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: 

Zone 3

Developed in Eastern Europe, this “Superfruit” has outstanding levels of vitamins and antioxidants. Attractive white flowers in late spring give rise to large clusters of black fruit.

Asparagus Asparagus ‘Jersey Giant’

JERSEY GIANT ASPARAGUS

A male hybrid that yields 2-4 times more spears than female asparagus. Resistant to rust and tolerant of fusarium and crown rot.

Asparagus ‘Millenium’

MILLENIUM ASPARAGUS Viking Aronia

A male asparagus hybrid from the University of Guelph noted for rust tolerance, high yield and excellent cold hardiness.

Fragaria - Strawberry Day Neutral: These varieties produce fruit throughout the growing season. Cultivar:

Description:

Tribute

The fruit is very sweet, firm and has an excellent flavour.

Seascape

Another excellent tasting strawberry that has very large berry size.

June Bearing: These varieties produce fruit during a 2-3 week period in spring.

Strawberry

Cultivar:

Description:

Cavendish

Ripens in early midseason, yielding large, bright red, flavorful berries.

Kent

The fruit is produced in the mid-season and is of high quality and yield

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SMALL FRUIT Hippophae - Sea Buckthorn ASKOLA SEA BUCKTHORN

Hippophae rhamnoides ‘Askola’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Orange EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: 

6 Feet (2 m) 1 cm

Zone 2

Female shrub with silvery foliage, yellow flowers and orange fruit. Drought and salt tolerant.

LEIKORA SEA BUCKTHORN

Hippophae rhamnoides ‘Leikora’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: None EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: 

6 Feet (2 m) 1 cm

Zone 2

Sea Buckthorn

Female shrub with silvery foliage, yellow flowers and orange fruit.

ORANGE SEPTEMBER SEA BUCKTHORN

H. rhamnoides ‘Orange September’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: None EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: 

6 Feet (2 m) 1 cm

Zone 2

New listing for 2018. Female shrub with silvery foliage, yellow flowers and orange fruit with higher sugar content. AAFC introduction.

POLLMIX SEA BUCKTHORN

Hippophae rhamnoides ‘Pollmix’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: None EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: 

6 Feet (2 m) None

Zone 2

Male shrub with silvery foliage and yellow flowers. Serves as a pollinizer for Askola & Leikora.

Lonicera - Honeyberry (Haskap)

Aurora Honeyberry

Honeyberries are an exciting addition to the prairie fruit palette. With flower buds that can withstand –7 C without damage and ripe fruit by mid to late June, they are truly unique.

AURORA HONEYBERRY

Lonicera caerula ‘Aurora’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Blue with blush EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

5 - 7 Feet (2.25 m) 2.2 grams

This recent introduction from the University of Saskatchewan features fruit that is large and sweeter than Borealis. Fruit has a pointed pear shape and matures in late June.

BERRY BLUE HONEYBERRY

Lonicera caerula ‘Berry Blue’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Blue with blush EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) 1 gram

The most vigorous honeyberry variety. Excellent pollinizer for other varieties.

BLUE BELLE HONEYBERRY

Lonicera caerula ‘Blue Belle’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Blue with blush EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) 1 gram

Borealis Honeyberry

A moderately vigorous selection which is shorter than Berry Blue. Good pollinizer.

BOREAL BLIZZARD HONEYBERRY

Lonicera caerula ‘Boreal Blizzard’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Blue with blush EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

6 - 8 Feet (2.5 m) 2.8 grams

New listing for 2018. The “game changer” in haskap production with the largest, sweetest fruit of any cultivar. Matures in early to mid July. University of Saskatchewan introduction.

BOREALIS HONEYBERRY

Lonicera caerula ‘Borealis’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Blue with blush EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) 1.6 grams

Boreal Blizzard Honeyberry

Recommended pollinizer for ‘Aurora’. University of Saskatchewan introduction.

CINDERELLA HONEYBERRY

Lonicera caerula ‘Cinderella’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Blue with blush EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) 1 gram

Ideal size fruiting shrub for homeowners. It’s fruit is considered the best for fresh eating.

BOREALIS / CINDERELLA HONEYBERRY

Lonicera caerula ‘Combination’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Blue with blush EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) 1.6 gram

For those with limited space. A combination of two exceptional varieties in a single pot.

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Honeyberry Flowers


SMALL FRUIT Lonicera - Honeyberry (Haskap) INDIGO GEM HONEYBERRY (9-15)

Lonicera caerula ‘Indigo Gem’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Blue with blush EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) 1.3 grams

Produces tasty fruit with a chewy texture. University of Saskatchewan introduction.

Tundra Honeyberry

INDIGO YUM HONEYBERRY (9-92)

Lonicera caerula ‘Indigo Yum’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Blue with blush EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) 1.3 grams

Fruit similar to ’Tundra’ but more tangy in taste. University of Saskatchewan introduction.

TUNDRA HONEYBERRY

Lonicera caerula ‘Tundra’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Blue with blush EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) 1.5 grams

Tundra produces firm fruit that do not bleed from the stem when picked. It is suitable for mechanized harvest. Matures in mid to late June. University of Saskatchewan introduction.

Lycium - Goji Berry Lycium barbarum

GOJI BERRY MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

Goji Berry

6 - 8 Feet (2.5 m) 2 cm

FRUIT COLOUR: Bright orange EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Amazing nutritional properties. Star-shaped blooms in early summer. Fruit ripens in July.

Prunus - Tart Cherry CARMINE JEWEL TART CHERRY

P. x kerrasis ‘SK Carmine Jewel’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Dark red EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

6 - 8 Feet (2.5 m) 2 - 3 cm (4 grams)

A cross between the Tart cherry and Mongolian cherry. Fruit makes an excellent topping, jam, jelly, juice and pie filling. Self-pollinating. University of Saskatchewan introduction.

Carmine Jewel Cherry

CRIMSON PASSION TART CHERRY

P. x kerrasis ‘Crimson Passion’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Dark red EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) 3 - 4 cm (5.8 grams)

Highest sugar content. Excellent fresh eating cherry. Fruit size is large at 5.8 grams per fruit. Self-pollinating. University of Saskatchewan introduction. Non-suckering.

CUPID TART CHERRY

Prunus x kerrasis ‘Cupid’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Dark red EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

6 - 8 Feet (2.5 m) 3 - 4 cm (6.5 grams)

Large fruit has good flavour; excellent for fresh eating or processing. Blooms one week later than other Saskatchewan cherries. Self-pollinating. University of Saskatchewan introduction.

JULIET TART CHERRY

Prunus x kerrasis ‘Juliet’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Dark red EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

6 - 8 Feet (2.5 m) 2 - 3 cm (4.5 grams)

Excellent fresh eating cherry. Fruit has high sugar content. Plant has moderate vigor with few suckers. Self-pollinating. University of Saskatchewan introduction.

Crimson Passion Cherry

ROMEO TART CHERRY

Prunus x kerrasis ‘Romeo’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Dark red EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

6 - 8 Feet (2.5 m) 2 - 3 cm (4 grams)

Flavourful fruit is good for eating and processing. University of Saskatchewan introduction.

VALENTINE TART CHERRY

Prunus x kerrasis ‘Valentine’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Bright red EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

6 - 8 Feet (2.5 m) 2 - 3 cm (4.5 grams)

Tart pie cherry for processing. A University of Saskatchewan introduction.

EVANS TART CHERRY

Prunus x ‘Evans’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Bright red EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

10 - 12 Feet (3.6 m) 2 - 3 cm (4 grams)

A heavy producing cherry tree with excellent tasting fruit. Cold hardy for the prairie region.

Valentine Cherry

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SMALL FRUIT Prunus - Nanking Cherry Prunus tomentosa

NANKING CHERRY MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

6 - 8 Feet (2.5 m) 1.5 cm (2 grams)

FRUIT COLOUR: Bright red EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

One of the better ornamental and fruit shrubs because of the showy, flowers in spring and fine flavoured fruit in July. The fruit makes wonderful jelly or can be eaten out of hand.

BLACK NANKING CHERRY

Prunus tomentosa ‘Nigra’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Dark purple EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

6 - 8 Feet (2.5 m) 1.5 cm (2 grams)

Similar in plant habit and fruit size to the regular Nanking cherry. Requires cross pollination by the red-fruited Nanking cherry. Excellent choice for making jelly.

Nanking Cherry

Rheum - Rhubarb CANADA RED RHUBARB

Rheum x ‘Canada Red’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Bright red EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

2 - 3 Feet (1 m) Stems (2.5 cm)

A cultivar noted for fine, red fruit stalks. Excellent secondary fruit in jam recipes.

Ribes - Currant / Gooseberry BEN NEVIS BLACK CURRANT

Ribes nigrum ‘Ben Nevis’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Black EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: 

4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) Clusters (1 cm)

Zone 2

Red Currant

Large, black berries are useful for jelly. Leaves produce a strong aroma.

Ribes x ‘Red Lake’

RED CURRANT MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) Clusters (1 cm)

FRUIT COLOUR: Bright red EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2

Red berries in long bunches are well suited for jellies and preserves. Matures in mid-season.

CAPTIVATOR GOOSEBERRY

Ribes x ‘Captivator’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Red on green EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 Feet (1 m) Clusters (1 cm)

A nearly thornless gooseberry. Tear-shaped fruit becomes red and sweet as it ripens. Fruit set is improved with a pollinizer cultivar.

PIXWELL GOOSEBERRY

Ribes x ‘Pixwell’

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Green EXPOSURE / HARDINESS: 

3 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) Clusters (1 cm)

Captivator Gooseberry Zone 2

Pale green fruit become pink when ripe. Fewer thorns. NDSU introduction.

Rubus - Red Raspberry Summer Bearing - Floricane (produce fruit on last season’s canes) Boyne - an early-season raspberry with medium acid and aromatic flavor; excellent cold hardiness. SK Red Bounty - Superior to Boyne for yield and winter hardiness with outstanding flavor. SK Red Mammoth - Large fruit produced over a long season. University of Saskatchewan introduction. Souris - an improved selection of ‘Boyne’ because it is better tasting, a heavier producer of fruit and has better spider mite resistance. Morden Research Station introduction.

Fall Bearing - Primocane (produce fruit on current season’s canes)

Wyoming Black Raspberry

Double Delight - this hardy raspberry has large fruit with a delicious, sweet tangy taste. The height of this upright plant exceeds 4 feet. Morden Research Station introduction.

Red River - another delicious tasting raspberry that is slightly smaller than 'Double Delight'. Cascading plant form; the height does not exceed 3 feet. Morden Research Station introduction.

Rubus - Black Raspberry Wyoming - A hardy disease-resistant variety producing black fruit with great aroma and flavor.

Rubus - Yellow Raspberry Honey Queen - New listing for 2018. this raspberry offers a sweet honey-like flavour and unique yellow colour. Honey Queen was developed in Rocky Mountain House by Robert Erskin and is very hardy.

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Red River Raspberry


SMALL FRUIT Vaccinium - Blueberry Blueberries require an acidic soil with pH in the range of 4.5 to 5.5 for best results. Prairie soils can be amended with peat to lower pH, but poorly-drained soils should be avoided.

Chippewa Blueberry

Vaccinium x 'Chippewa'

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Hardiness:

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) 1 cm

Dark-blue Zone 3

Chippewa has large dark blue fruit that ripens a week earlier than cultivar Northblue.

Northland Blueberry

NORTHLAND BLUEBERRY

Vaccinium x 'Northland'

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Dark-blue EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3 - 4 Feet (1.25 m) 0.75 cm

Small, dark blue fruit with a wild berry flavour. This low plant has a spreading habit and excellent foliage throughout the growing season. University of Minnesota introduction.

NORTHSKY BLUEBERRY

Vaccinium x 'Northsky'

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Sky-blue EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12-18 Inches (0.3 m) 1 cm

A producer of sky blue fruit with a sweet, mild flavour. University of Minnesota introduction.

Vitis - Grape Vitis x 'Beta'

BETA GRAPE Beta Grape

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) Clusters (1 cm)

FRUIT COLOUR: Blue-purple EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

A hardy cultivar with fruit quality similar to Ontario blue grapes. A hybrid between Native Grape and the variety ‘Concord’. Fruit is excellent for juice or jelly.

Vitis x 'Bluebell'

BLUEBELL GRAPE MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) Clusters (1 cm)

FRUIT COLOUR: Blue EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Resembles ‘Concord’ in size and colour but with more tender skin and greater hardiness. Fruit is excellent for juice and jelly. University of Minnesota introduction.

Vitis x 'Brianna'

BRIANNA GRAPE MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) Clusters (1 cm)

FRUIT COLOUR: White EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Grapes are greenish gold to gold when fully ripe in early to mid September. Can be used for wine making and also beautiful as a table grape; delicious eaten fresh

Louise Swenson Grape

FRONTENAC GRAPE

Vitis x 'Frontenac'

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: Reddish-purple EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 4

4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) Clusters (1 cm)

A red wine grape of very good quality introduced by the University of Minnesota in 1996. Produces large clusters of dark blue fruit. Good resistance to powdery mildew.

LOUISE SWENSON GRAPE

Vitis x 'Louise Swenson'

MATURE HEIGHT: FRUIT SIZE:

FRUIT COLOUR: White EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) Clusters (1 cm)

A hardy white grape for fresh eating or wine making. Small clusters of medium berries are mature in mid-September. Elmer Swenson introduction.

Vitis x 'Marechael Foch'

MARECHAEL FOCH GRAPE

MATURE HEIGHT: 4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) FRUIT COLOUR: Reddish-purple Clusters (1 cm) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 4 FRUIT SIZE: One of the hardiest French hybrids. A red wine grape with early-ripening fruit. Resistant to common grape diseases. Requires winter protection in zones 2 and 3.

Vitis x 'Valiant'

VALIANT GRAPE

MATURE HEIGHT: 4 - 5 Feet (1.5 m) FRUIT COLOUR: Blue-purple Clusters (1 cm) EXPOSURE / HARDINESS:  Zone 2 FRUIT SIZE: This prolific producer offers earlier fruit maturity and superior winter hardiness than all others. Blue fruit is free of adstringency and excellent for wine, juice and jelly. SDSU introduction.

Valiant Grape

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HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Achillea - Yarrow FIRE KING YARROW

Achillea millefolium ‘Fire King’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

18-24” (50-60 cm)  Dried flower

Large, flat flower heads are a showy deep carmine red. Vigorous growing perennial with dark green, finely-textured, aromatic foliage. Drought tolerant.

SUMMER PASTELS YARROW

Achillea millefolium ‘Summer Pastels’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

18” (50 cm)  Dried flower

Flowers are a mix of pastel shades in white, yellow, salmon, orange, red and purple. Foliage is deep green with a fern-like texture. Drought tolerant.

MOONSHINE YARROW

Achillea ‘Moonshine’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

18-24” (50-60 cm)  Dried flower

Saucy Seduction Yarrow

An abundance of sulphur-yellow flowers add colour to the flower garden all summer long. Foliage is silver-gray and this plant has a non-spreading habit. Drought tolerant.

SAUCY SEDUCTION YARROW

Achillea ‘Saucy Seduction’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

18-24” (50-60 cm)  Dried flower

Part of the Seduction series, this collection is noted for its sturdy, compact growth habit. This variety has rich rose-pink flowers with a tiny white eye. Drought tolerant.

STRAWBERRY SEDUCTION YARROW

Achillea ‘Strawberry Seduction’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS: Zone 3

18-24” (50-60 cm)  Dried flower

Sunny Seduction Yarrow

Part of the Seduction series, this collection is noted for its sturdy, compact growth habit. This variety has large clusters of strawberry red flowers with a tiny yellow eye. Deep green foliage. Drought tolerant.

SUNNY SEDUCTION YARROW

Achillea ‘Sunny Seduction’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

18-24” (50-60 cm)  Dried flower

A selection from the Seduction Series. Flowers open intense lemon yellow, lightening to pastel yellow, grey-green foliage. Drought tolerant.

Aconitum - Monkshood Aconitum napellus

BLUE MONKSHOOD HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

36” (90 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Stunning deep purplish-blue to violet flower spikes over attractive deeply cut foliage. Prefers cool and moist soil.

Aegopodium - Goutweed BISHOPS GOUTWEED

Aegopodium podagraria ‘Variegatum’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:   Zone 1

12-18” (30-45 cm) Groundcover, Invasive

Blue Monkshood

Bishops Goutweed

An attractive groundcover for sun or shade with light green and white variegated leaves. Tiny, creamy-white flowers. An excellent plant for those tough to grow areas.

Agastache - Anise-Hyssop BLUE FORTUNE ANISE-HYSSOP

Agastache foeniculum ‘Blue Fortune’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

24-30” (60-75 cm)  Borders

Showy lavender blue, bottlebrush-like flowers on strong, upright stems. Foliage has a distinct licorice scent. This plant has a very lengthy blooming period and is drought tolerant. Glossy, almost black, scalloped leaves make this variety stand out. Deep blue flowers appear on short spikes in spring.

Blue Fortune AniseAnise-Hyssop

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HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Ajuga - Bugleweed BLACK SCALLOP BUGLEWEED

Ajuga reptans ‘Black Scallop’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: April to May EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4-6” (10-15 cm) Edging, Groundcover

Glossy, almost black, scalloped leaves make this variety stand out. Deep blue flowers appear on short spikes in spring.

BRONZE BEAUTY BUGLEWEED

Ajuga reptans ‘Bronze Beauty’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: April to May EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4-6” (10-15 cm) Edging, Groundcover

Glossy foliage is a metallic bronze with deep blue flower spikes.

BURGUNDY GLOW BUGLEWEED

Ajuga reptans ‘Burgundy Glow’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: April to May EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4-6” (10-15 cm) Edging, Groundcover

Burgundy red foliage with cream and green variegation has bright blue flowers in spring.

Black Scallop Bugleweed

Pink Lightning Bugleweed

CHOCOLATE CHIP BUGLEWEED

Ajuga reptans ‘Chocolate Chip’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: April to May EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4-6” (10-15 cm) Edging, Groundcover

Glossy, narrow chocolate-brown leaves form a low spreading mat. Spikes of bright blue flowers appear in spring.

PINK LIGHTNING BUGLEWEED

Ajuga reptans ‘Pink Lightning’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: April to May EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4-6” (10-15 cm) Edging, Groundcover

Attractive ground cover with mint green leaves edged with white. Soft pink flower spikes form in early spring.

Alcea - Hollyhocks CHATERS DOUBLE HOLLYHOCKS

Alcea rosea

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

5-7’ (150-210 cm)  Borders

Cultivar:

Chaters Double Mixed Hollyhocks

Description:

Chaters Double Mixed ………… double blooms in shades of red, pink, white and yellow Chaters Double Scarlet ……….. large ruffled ball-shaped double red flowers Chaters Peaches ‘n’ Dreams .... double blooms of creamy peach

FIESTA TIME HOLLYHOCKS

Alcea rosea ‘Fiesta Time’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

36” (90 cm)  Borders

Short spikes of double cerise pink, fringed flowers. The compact height makes this an appealing plant for the garden.

BLACK WATCH HOLLYHOCKS

Alcea rosea ‘Nigra’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

5-7’ (150-210 cm)  Borders

Deep chocolate-maroon, single flowers are produced on tall, strong stocks. Deep green foliage.

Lady’s Mantle

Alchemilla - Lady’s Mantle Alchemilla molls ‘Thriller’

LADY’S MANTLE HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

12-18” (30-45 cm)  Border

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Beautiful scalloped, fuzzy apple-green leaves form a low spreading mound. Produces sprays of tiny, yellow-green flowers. Grows well in cool, moist areas.

Allium - Ornamental Onion Allium ‘Millenium’

MILLENIUM ORNAMENTAL ONION

HEIGHT: 15-20” (38-50 cm) BLOOMING TIME: June to August  Border EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 4 PLANT USES: New listing for 2018. A profusion of large 2” round, bright rosy purple flower clusters appear on strong stem. Forms a compact, upright clump of green leaves. 2018 Perennial Plant of the Year.

Millenium Ornamental Onion

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HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Amsonia - Blue Star BLUE ICE BLUE STAR

Amsonia ‘Blue Ice’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12-16” (30-40 cm)  Border

Clusters of navy blue buds open to periwinkle blue, star-shaped flowers. Broader, bright green leaves turn yellow in fall. Forms a dense compact mound.

Anemone - Windflower SNOWDROP ANEMONE

Anemone sylvestris

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12-15” (30-38 cm)  Borders

Grapeleaf Anemone Blue Ice Blue Star

Delicate, nodding, pure white, fragrant flowers appear in late spring and may flower again in fall. Quickly forms a dense patch.

GRAPELEAF ANEMONE

Anemone tomentosa ‘Robustissima’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: August to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3-4’ (60-90 cm)  Borders

The hardiest and most vigorous growing of all the fall flowering anemones. Masses of chinapink flowers are held on branching stalks above deep green foliage.

Anthemis - Marguerite DWARF GOLDEN MARGUERITE

Anthemis tinctoria ‘Charme’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12-16” (30-40 cm)  Border

Snowdrop Anemone

Selected for its dwarf, compact habit and abundance of golden yellow flowers. Does not self seed.

Aquilegia - Columbine ALPINE COLUMBINE

Aquilegia alpina

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

18-24” (45-60 cm)  Borders

Bright violet-blue flowers form over a compact mound of deep blue-green leaves.

ORIGAMI MIX COLUMBINE

Aquilegia x caerulea ‘Origami Mix’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

14-18” (35-45 cm)  Borders

Dwarf Golden Marguerite

Plants have a compact habit, the large upfacing blooms are usually bicoloured in shades of blue, pink, red or yellow. Remove spent flowers to promote longer blooming time.

LITTLE LANTERNS COLUMBINE

Aquilegia canadensis ‘Little Lanterns’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

10” (25 cm)  Borders

This columbine has delicate deep red and yellow nodding flowers rising above a compact mound of blue-green foliage.

BLACK BARLOW COLUMBINE

Aquilegia vulgaris ‘Black Barlow’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

24-28” (60-70 cm)  Borders

Stunning, dark maroon-black, double flowers make this a wonderful addition to any garden.

Aquilegia vulgaris ‘Winky Red-White’

WINKY DOUBLE RED-WHITE COLUMBINE HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

12-18” (30-45 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Little Lantern Columbine

An abundance of upfacing, double, burgundy-red and white flowers are held on sturdy stems above a compact mound.

Arabis - Rock Cress COMPINKIE ROCK CRESS

Arabis caucasica ‘Compinkie’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

6-8” (15-20 cm) Edging

Shades of light pink to dark pink flowers cover the soft gray-green foliage when in bloom. This plant is useful for cascading over rock gardens and walls.

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Compinkie Rock Cress

Winky Double RedRed-White Columbine


HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Aralia - Spikenard SUN KING SPIKENARD

Aralia cordata ‘Sun King’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

36” (90 cm) Borders

Large, bright gold compound leaves, in heavier shade foliage will change to a lime green. Tiny white flowers give way to purple-black berries in fall. A showy addition to any garden.

Armeria - Sea Thrift

Sun King Spikenard

DUSSELDORF PRIDE SEA THRIFT

Armeria maritima ‘Dusseldorf Pride’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: April to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4-6” (10-15 cm)  Edging

Rosy-magenta flower heads rise above a low mound of narrow green leaves.

NIFTY THRIFTY SEA THRIFT

Armeria maritima ‘Nifty Thrifty’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: April to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4-6” (10-15 cm)  Edging

Forms a low mound of narrow green leaves edged in creamy white, bright pink globular flowers.

Armeria maritima ‘Rubrifolia’

RUBY SEA THRIFT HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

Dusseldorf Pride Sea Thrift

4-6” (10-15 cm)  Edging

BLOOMING TIME: April to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

This variety has burgundy foliage with magenta-pink flowers. Foliage will green up in summer.

Artemisia - Wormwood, Sage SILVER QUEEN SAGE

Artemisia ludoviciana ‘Silver Queen’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 2

24-30” (60-75 cm)  Borders

Intense silver gray foliage, produces small silver-white flowers. Vigorous growing.

Artemisia schmidtiana ‘Nana’

SILVER MOUND HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

10-12” (25-30 cm) Edging, Borders

EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:

 Zone 2

Feathery, silver-gray leaves form a beautiful compact dome. Plants can be trimmed back in late June to help maintain form.

Silver Mound

Artemisia stelleriana ‘Silver Brocade’

SILVER BROCADE HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

6-12” (15-30 cm) Edging

EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:

 Zone 2

Bright silvery-white scalloped foliage forms a thick mat. Similar in appearance to Dusty Miller.

ORIENTAL LIMELIGHT

Artemisia vulgaris ‘Oriental Limelight’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:

2-3’ (60-90 cm) Edging

 Zone 2

Upright growing habit with medium green leaves that are marbled with creamy-yellow to ivory. Vigorous growing.

Aruncus - Goat’s Beard Oriental LImelight

DWARF GOAT’S BEARD

Aruncus aethusifolius

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

8-12” (20-30 cm)  Dried Flower

Forms a compact clump of dark green fern-like foliage, creamy-white flowers on upright panicles. Prefers moist soil conditions.

GIANT GOAT’S BEARD

Aruncus dioicus

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4-5’ (120-150 cm)  Dried Flower

Spectacular cream-coloured plumes held above elegant, lacy leaves forming a very dense and bushy clump. Prefers moist soil conditions.

Giant Goat’s Beard

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HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Asclepias - Butterfly Weed CINDERELLA SWAMP MILKWEED

Asclepias incarnata ‘Cinderella’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3-4’ (90-120 cm)  Borders

A showy display of vanilla scented, rose pink flowers in 3-4” compact clustered form on sturdy, slender stems. Spreads by rhizomes, non-invasive.

Asclepias tuberosa

BUTTERFLY WEED HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

24” (60 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Cinderella Swamp Milkweed

A guaranteed magnet for butterflies. Plants form an upright clump of narrow green leaves with deep orange flowers. Breaks dormancy late. 2017 Perennial Plant of the Year

HELLO YELLOW BUTTERFLY WEED

Asclepias tuberosa ‘Hello Yellow’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

24” (60 cm)  Borders

Golden yellow blossoms above a clump of narrow green leaves. Breaks dormancy late.

Aster - Aster DARK BEAUTY ALPINE ASTER

Aster alpinus ‘Dark Beauty’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

8-10” (20-25 cm)  Edging

Hello Yellow Butterfly Weed

Single daisy-shaped flowers in a rich violet blue with a yellow eye form above a compact mound.

HAPPY END ALPINE ASTER

Aster alpinus ‘Happy End’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

8-10” (20-25 cm)  Edging

Single daisy-shaped flowers are shades of rose-pink with a yellow eye.

Aster x dumosus ‘Pink Lace’

PINK LACE ASTER HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

12-18” (30-45 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: August to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Bright pink clusters of star-shaped flowers make this a showy addition to any garden.

Aster x dumosus ‘Romany’

ROMANY ASTER HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

12-18” (30-45 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: August to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Purplish mauve flowers with a small yellow eye. Nice, compact growth habit.

SNOW SPRITE ASTER

Aster x dumosus ‘Snow Sprite’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: August to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12-18” (30-45 cm)  Borders

Pink Lace Aster

Clusters of white star-shaped flowers with bright yellow centers. Showy for the fall season.

PURPLE BEAUTY ASTER

Aster novi-belgii x hybrid

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: August to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

30-36” (75-90 cm)  Borders

A New England aster, with a profusion of deep purple flowers on tall sturdy stems.

ROSE BEAUTY ASTER

Aster novi-belgii x hybrid

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: August to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

30-36” (75-90 cm)  Borders

A New England aster, with an abundance of deep pink flowers on tall sturdy stems.

Aster sedifolius

RHONE ASTER HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

Purple Beauty Aster

18-24” (45-60 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: August to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Forms a bushy clump of soft, ferny leaves bearing loads of small violet-blue flowers with yellow centers in fall.

DWARF RHONE ASTER

Aster sedifolius ‘Nana’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: August to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

10-12” (20-30 cm)  Borders

A shorter version of Rhone Aster with loads of starry lilac blue flowers with yellow centers in fall.

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Rhone Aster

Snow Sprite Aster


HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Astilbe - Astilbe BOOGIE WOOGIE ASTILBE

Astilbe x arendsii ‘Boogie Woogie’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

14-16” (35-40 cm)  Borders

Part of the hybrid ‘Music’ series, this selection has very full and profuse flower plumes in bright florescent pink. Glossy dark green foliage.

Bridal Veil Astilbe

BRIDAL VEIL ASTILBE

Astilbe x arendsii ‘Bridal Veil’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

24-30” (60-75 cm)  Borders

Large open plumes of pure white flowers, one of the best bloomers. Deep green, glossy foliage.

CHOCOLATE SHOGUN ASTILBE

Astilbe x arendsii ‘Chocolate Sogun’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

20-24” (50-60 cm)  Borders

Glossy chocolate brown leaves makes this the darkest astilbe yet. Soft pink flowers offer a contrast to the dark foliage.

COLOR FLASH ASTILBE

Astilbe x arendsii ‘Beauty of Ernst’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

18-24” (45-60 cm)  Borders

Ever-changing foliage that first emerges green and slowly matures to a blend of burgundy, purple and green as the season progresses. Light pink flowers.

Chocolate Shogun Astilbe

Astilbe x arendsii ‘Fanal’

FANAL ASTILBE HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

20-24” (50-60 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Dark blood-red flowers, one of the earliest reds to bloom. Foliage is bronze red in spring, turning green by summer.

VISIONS IN PINK ASTILBE

Astilbe chinensis ‘Visions in Pink’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:   Zone 3

16-18” (40-45 cm)  Borders

Pale pink plumes are held above very coarse blue green foliage. Very floriferous. Sun tolerant.

Color Flash Astilbe

VISIONS IN RED ASTILBE

Astilbe chinensis ‘Visions in Red’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:   Zone 3

16-18” (40-45 cm)  Borders

Deep purple-red blooms with red stems and bronze green foliage. Sun tolerant.

YOUNIQUE CERISE ASTILBE

Astilbe x ‘Younique Cerise’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12-16” (30-40 cm)  Edging

A selection of the Younique Series, this variety has spikes of cherry red to dark rose flowers. Plant has a nice compact growth habit.

YOUNIQUE RUBY RED ASTILBE

Astilbe x ‘Younique Ruby Red’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12-16” (30-40 cm)  Edging

A selection of the Younique Series, this variety has ruby-red plumes above a compact mound of lacy green foliage.

Younique Silvery Pink Astilbe

YOUNIQUE SILVERY PINK ASTILBE

Astilbe x ‘Younique Silvery Pink’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12-16” (30-40 cm)  Edging

A selection of the Younique Series, this variety features showy plums of shell pink flowers with silver overtones Plant has a nice compact growth habit.

Baptisia - False Indigo BLUE FALSE INDIGO

Baptisia australis

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

36-48” (90-120 cm)  Borders

Plants form a tall, bushy clump of gray-green foliage with long spikes of violet-blue flowers. Drought tolerant once established. 2010 Perennial Plant of the Year.

Blue False Indigo

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HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Bellis - English Daisy ROMINETTE MIXTURE ENGLISH DAISY

Bellis perennis ‘Rominette’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: April to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

6-8” (15-20 cm)  Edging

Quilted, button-like flowers in shades of red, white or pink. It is considered to be a biennial but will usually self-seed.

Bergenia - Elephant’s Ear HEARTLEAF BERGENIA

Bergenia cordifolia

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: April to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:   Zone 3

12-18” (30-45 cm)  Borders, Edging

Heartleaf Bergenia

Large, glossy green leaves take on red tones throughout the fall. Clusters of magenta-pink flowers in early spring.

Brunnera - Bugloss Brunnera macrophylla

SIBERIAN BUGLOSS HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

12-18” (30-45 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Low clumps of green, heart-shaped leaves produce upright stems of sky-blue flowers.

JACK FROST BUGLOSS

Brunnera macrophylla ‘Jack Frost’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12” (30 cm) Borders

Shimmering, silver leaves with strong dark green veins. Blooms in early spring with tiny clusters of blue forget-me-not like flowers. 2012 Perennial Plant of the Year.

LOOKING GLASS BUGLOSS

Brunnera macrophylla ‘Looking Glass’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12-16” (30-40 cm) Borders

Jack Frost Bugloss

A sport of ‘Jack Frost’ with distinctively different foliage. Large, heart-shaped leaves are almost pure silver with a narrow green rim. Masses of sky-blue flowers in spring.

VARIEGATED BUGLOSS

Brunnera macrophylla ‘Variegata’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12-18” (30-45 cm) Borders

Huge leaves with irregular, creamy white leaf margins are striking from a distance. Baby blue forget-me-not like flowers are a nice contrast to the foliage.

Campanula - Bellflower RAPIDO BLUE CLIPS

Campanula carpatica ‘Rapido Blue’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

6-12” (15-30 cm) Borders, Edging

Violet blue cup-shaped, upward facing flowers are atop a compact, rounded clump of dark green leaves. Deadhead for continuous bloom.

RAPIDO WHITE CLIPS

Campanula carpatica ‘Rapido White’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

6-12” (15-30 cm) Borders, Edging

Variegated Bugloss Rapido White Clips

A profusion of cup-shaped, upward-facing, white flowers. Dark green foliage forms a compact, rounded clump. Deadhead for continuous bloom.

DICKSON’S GOLD BELLFLOWER

Campanula garganica ‘Dickson’s Gold’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4-6” (10-15 cm) Borders, Edging

Forms a low, compact mound of bright golden-yellow foliage. Loose clusters of bright-blue flowers bloom throughout the summer.

WHITE CLUSTERED BELLFLOWER

Campanula glomerata ‘Alba’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 2

18-24” (45-60 cm)  Borders

Upright growth habit with dark green foliage and clusters of white, bell shaped flowers.

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Rapido Blue Clips


HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Campanula - Bellflower CLUSTERED BELLFLOWER

Campanula glomerata ‘Superba’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 2

18-24” (45-60 cm)  Borders

Rich violet-purple clusters of bell shaped flowers, the best selection for cut-flowers.

Takion White Peachleaf Bellflower

PEACHLEAF BELLFLOWER

Campanula persicifolia

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 2

30” (70 cm)  Borders

Flowers are large, lavender-blue bells, arranged on strong stems that are excellent for cutting.

Campanula persicifolia ‘Takion Blue’

TAKION BLUE PEACHLEAF BELLFLOWER

HEIGHT: 16-20” (30-50 cm) BLOOMING TIME: June to August  Borders EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3 PLANT USES: New listing for 2018. This outstanding strain is unique for its compact form. Very large 2-2.5”, outfacing lavender blue flowers.

Campanula persicifolia ‘Takion White’

TAKION WHITE PEACHLEAF BELLFLOWER

HEIGHT: 16-20” (30-50 cm) BLOOMING TIME: June to August  Borders EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3 PLANT USES: New listing for 2018. Very large 2-2.5” outfacing white flowers, compact plant habit.

Cupids Dart

CHERRY BELLS SPOTTED BELLFLOWER

Campanula punctata ‘Cherry Bells’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3b

18-24” (45-60 cm)  Borders

Compact green foliage, tall erect stems produce large dangling cherry-pink blossoms.

Catananche - Cupid’s Dart Catananche caerulea

CUPID’S DART HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

18-30” (45-70 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Papery, lavender-blue flowers with a maroon eye. Plant forms a tidy, slender clump of gray-green leaves.

Centaurea - Cornflower Amethyst in Snow Cornflower

PERSIAN CORNFLOWER

Centaurea dealbata

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

18-30” (45-75 cm)  Borders

Rosy-purple flower heads are deeply fringed. Gray-green foliage is deeply lobed.

AMETHYST DREAM CORNFLOWER

Centaurea montana ‘Amethyst Dream’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12-16” (30-40 cm)  Borders

Unique, flared petals are amethyst in colour. Plant forms a compact mound of soft green foliage.

SnowSnow-inin-Summer

AMETHYST IN SNOW CORNFLOWER

Centaurea montana ‘Amethyst in Snow’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12-16” (30-40 cm)  Borders

Forms a low mound of silver-green foliage and striking bicolour flowers, pure white trumpet-like petals with a dark purple center.

Cerastium - Snow-in-Summer Cerastium tomentosum

SNOW-IN-SUMMER HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

6-8” (15-20 cm) Slopes, Walls

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 2

Small, silvery-gray leaves form a low carpet and when in bloom are covered in white flowers.

Chelone - Turtlehead Chelone obliqua

PINK TURTLEHEAD HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

24-36” (60-90 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: August to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Stiff spikes of rose-pink flowers on dark green foliage. Very showy for the autumn season.

Pink Turtlehead

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HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Chrysanthemum - Garden Mum DREAMWEAVER MUM

C. x morifolium ‘Jefdream’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: August to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

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30” (75 cm)  Borders

Soft mauve coloured flowers, yellow centre with flared trumpet shaped petals on the margins.

C. x morifolium ‘Jefstorm’

FIRESTORM® MUM HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

22” (55 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: August to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Deep red flower petals contrast with a bright yellow centre. Upright growth habit.

MORDEN CAMEO MUM

Chrysanthemum x morifolium

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: August to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

18-24” (45-60 cm)  Borders

Dreamweaver® Chrysanthemum

Grayish green foliage has a nice upright form, an abundance of double creamy-white flowers.

MORDEN CANARY MUM

Chrysanthemum x morifolium

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: August to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

18-24” (45-60 cm)  Borders

Bright green foliage with sturdy stems produce double yellow flowers for the autumn season.

MORDEN DELIGHT MUM

Chrysanthemum x morifolium

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: August to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

18-24” (45-60 cm)  Borders

Morden Cameo Chrysanthemum

Deep green foliage with a profusions of orange-red fall blooms.

MORDEN FIESTA MUM

Chrysanthemum x morifolium

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: August to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

18” (45 cm)  Borders

This variety produces a profusion of double violet-purple flowers for the fall.

MORDEN GARNET MUM

Chrysanthemum x morifolium

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: August to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

18” (45 cm)  Borders

Deep red, double flowers, plant has compact growth habit.

POWER SURGE® MUM

C. x morifolium ‘Jefsurge’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: August to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

18” (45 cm)  Borders

Power Surge® Chrysanthemum

The latest introduction to the Firecracker series. The selection is noted for its fully double red flowers, compact growth habit.

PRAIRIE LAVENDER MUM

Chrysanthemum x morifolium

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: August to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

18-24” (45-60 cm)  Borders

This variety produces a profusion of lavender pink flowers for the fall season.

C. x morifolium ‘Jefbiz’

SHOWBIZ® MUM HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

18” (45 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: August to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

A compact plant with an abundance of small, light purple, pompom flowers.

C. x morifolium ‘Jefdust’

STARDUST® MUM HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

22” (55 cm)  Borders

Showbiz® Chrysanthemum

BLOOMING TIME: August to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Bronze flower buds open to a dusty bronze flower which fades to rose as flower matures.

SUNCATCHER® MUM

C. x morifolium ‘Jefsun’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: August to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

30” (75 cm)  Borders

Beautiful double yellow flowers with slightly flared trumpet shaped petals.

C. x morifolium ‘Jeftail’

TIGER TAIL® MUM HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

30” (75 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: August to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Peachy orange buds open to blossoms of tangerine eventually fading to a light yellow.

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Tiger Tail® Chrysanthemum


HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Convallaria - Lily of the Valley LILY OF THE VALLEY

Convallaria majalis

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: April to May EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4-6” (10-15 cm)  Groundcover

Fragrant, white bell-shaped flowers bloom in early spring. Excellent groundcover.

Coreopsis - Tickseed

Lily of the Valley EARLY SUNRISE TICKSEED

Coreopsis grandiflora ‘Early Sunrise’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

18-24” (45-60 cm)  Borders

Bright golden-yellow semi-double flowers, compact growth habit and long flowering season.

AMERICAN DREAM TICKSEED

Coreopsis rosea ‘American Dream’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

8-16” (20-40 cm)  Borders

Small, rose-pink daisies with yellow centers cover fine thread-like foliage.

Moonbeam Tickseed

MOONBEAM TICKSEED

Coreopsis verticillata ‘Moonbeam’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 4

12-18” (30-45 cm)  Borders

A bushy perennial with narrow thread-like foliage and lemon-yellow star shaped flowers. 1992 Perennial Plant of the Year.

Delphinium - Larkspur BLACK KNIGHT DELPHINIUM

Delphinium elatum ‘Black Knight’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4-6’ (120-180 cm)  Borders

Deep midnight violet blossoms with a dark bee. May require staking.

DWARF STARS NEW MILLENNIUM DELPHINIUM

Delphinium elatum ’Dwarf Stars’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

18-24” (45-60 cm)  Borders

This new series produces showy spires of purple, blue, mauve, pink, lilac or cream held above a compact mound of sturdy deep green foliage.

MAGIC FOUNTAINS CHERRY BLOSSOM DELPHINIUM Delphinium ‘Magic Ftn. Cherry Blossom’ New Millenium Dwarf Stars Delphinium

Cherry Blossom Delphinium

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

28-36” (70-90 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Much shorter than the typical tall-growing delphiniums, this variety bears dense spires of soft, lavender-pink flowers with small white bees.

MILLION DOLLAR BLUE DELPHINIUM

Delphinium elatum ‘Million Dollar Blue’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

28-36” (70-90 cm)  Borders

Sturdy spears covered in true blue semi-double blossoms above dark green, deeply dissected foliage.

MILLION DOLLAR SKY DELPHINIUM

Delphinium elatum ‘Million Dollar Sky’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

28-36” (70-90 cm)  Borders

New listing for 2018. Large spikes of semi-double to double light blue flowers with a white bee. Dark green, deeply dissected foliage.

Blue Butterfly Delphinium

BLUE BUTTERFLY DELPHINIUM

Delphinium grandiflorum ‘Blue Butterfly’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

18-30” (45-70 cm)  Borders

Lacy foliage forms a compact mound, puts on a spectacular show with bright blue flower.

Dianthus - Pinks, Carnations Dianthus barbatus ‘Indian Carpet’

SWEET WILLIAM HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

4-6” (10-15 cm) Edging

BLOOMING TIME: May to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Large, showy clusters of flowers in mixed colours, blooming all summer if dead-headed regularly.

Sweet William

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HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Dianthus - Pinks, Carnations SCARLET FEVER SWEET WILLIAM

Dianthus barbatus ‘Scarlet Fever’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12” (30 cm)  Borders

New listing for 2018. Large showy panicles of bright, red-orange above deep green foliage.

GRENADIN RED CARNATION

Dianthus caryophyllus ‘Grenadin Red’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

20-24” (50-60 cm)  Borders

Scarlet Fever Sweet William

Loose, upright perennial with frilly, double red flowers that have a spicy fragrance.

PINK PRINCESS CARNATION

Dianthus caryophyllus ‘Pink Princess’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

20-24” (50-60 cm)  Borders

Abundant, soft pink, semi-double flowers with grayish green foliage. Clump forming.

ARCTIC FIRE MAIDEN PINKS

Dianthus deltoides ‘Arctic Fire’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

6-8” (15-20 cm) Borders, Edging

Single, white flowers with a bright red centre cover the narrow, dark green foliage in summer.

FLASHING LIGHTS MAIDEN PINKS

Dianthus deltoides ‘Flashing Lights’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

6-8” (15-20 cm) Borders, Edging

Arctic Fire Maiden Pinks

Single, deep ruby-red flowers cover the foliage making a showy groundcover.

FIREWITCH CHEDDAR PINKS

Dianthus gratianopolitanus ‘Firewitch’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4-6” (10-15 cm) Borders, Edging

Slightly fringed, hot pink single flowers over dense, grayish green leaves. Perennial Plant of the Year in 2006.

TINY RUBIES CHEDDAR PINKS

Dianthus gratianopolitanus ‘Tiny Rubies’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

6-8” (15-20 cm) Borders, Edging

Tiny Rubies Cheddar Pinks

Soft, green foliage forms a thick mat with double, rose-pink flowers.

WICKED WITCH CHEDDAR PINKS

Dianthus gratianopolitanus ‘Wicked Witch’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

6-8” (15-20 cm) Borders, Edging

A sport of Firewitch, this perennial has vibrant cherry-pink flowers. Dense gray-green foliage forms a nice groundcover.

FROSTY FIRE CHEDDAR PINKS

Dianthus x allwoodii

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4-6” (10-15 cm) Borders, Edging

Semi-double, deep ruby-red fringed flowers above a mound of silvery-blue leaves.

FRUIT PUNCH® RASPBERRY RUFFLES PINKS

Dianthus ‘Raspberry Ruffles’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 4

8-10” (20-25 cm) Borders, Edging

Wicked Witch Cheddar Pinks

New listing for 2018. Fragrant, fully double raspberry pink blossoms with a thin white edge. Foliage is blue-green, compact growth habit.

RASPBERRY SURPRISE PINKS

Dianthus ‘Raspberry Surprise’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 4

8-10” (20-25 cm) Borders, Edging

Fragrant double, pink blossoms with a burgundy red center. Foliage is a blue green with an exceptional, sturdy compact growth habit.

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Raspberry Surprise Cheddar Pinks


HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Dicentra - Bleeding Heart AURORA BLEEDING HEART

Dicentra formosa ‘Aurora’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

10-12” (25-30 cm)  Borders

Plants form a sturdy clump of powdery gray-green leaves, clusters of creamy white blooms.

Gold Heart Bleeding Heart

KING OF HEARTS BLEEDING HEART

Dicentra formosa ‘King of Hearts’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

10-12” (25-30 cm)  Borders

A heavy display of large dark rose flowers throughout the summer. Delicate blue gray foliage forms a compact mound.

COMMON BLEEDING HEART

Dicentra spectabilis

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

30-36” (70-90 cm)  Borders

A garden favourite with delicate heart-shaped rosy-pink flowers over a mound of soft green leaves.

GOLD HEART BLEEDING HEART

Dicentra spectabilis ‘Gold Heart’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

30-36” (70-90 cm)  Borders

Attractive buttery yellow foliage in spring, turns lemon yellow in colour throughtout the season. Delicate nodding pink heart shaped flowers appear in late spring.

WHITE COMMON BLEEDING HEART

Dicentra spectabilis ‘Alba’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

30-36” (70-90 cm)  Borders

This variety has white heart-shaped flowers with light green leaves.

VALENTINE BLEEDING HEART

Dicentra spectabilis ‘Valentine’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

30-36” (70-90 cm)  Borders

Cherry-red heart shaped flowers with white tips are held on arching branches. Foliage is dark gray green with dark red stems.

Dictamnus - Gas Plant Dictamnus albus ‘Purpureus’

PINK GAS PLANT Common Foxglove

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

24” (60 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Beautiful spikes of lightly-scented shell pink flowers with purple veins. Deep green foliage throughout the season, forms a bushy clump.

Digitalis - Foxglove COMMON FOXGLOVE

Digitalis purpurea ‘Foxy’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

30-36” (75-90 cm)  Borders

Bell-shaped flowers in shade of pink and white are held on strong stems. Foliage is deep green.

Doronicum - Leopard’s Bane Little Leo Leopard’s Bane

LITTLE LEO LEOPARD’S BANE

Doronicum orientale ‘Little Leo’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: April to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

10-12” (25-30 cm)  Borders

Bright yellow daisy-like flowers make a showy display in spring. Deep green foliage.

Echinacea - Coneflower BUTTERFLY KISSES CONEFLOWER

Echinacea purpurea ‘Butterfly Kisses’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 4

18” (45 cm)  Borders

A double pom-pom selection with bright pink, fragrant flowers. Abundant flowers appear above the compact, well branched, deep green foliage.

Butterfly Kisses Coneflower

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HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Echinacea - Coneflower CHEYENNE SPIRIT CONEFLOWER

Echinacea purpurea ‘Cheyenne Spirit’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 4

24-30” (60-85 cm)  Borders

Narrow petals in vivid shades of orange, red, yellow, purple and cream surround a large brown cone. Plant habit is well-branched, strong and busy.

DOUBLE SCOOP MANDARIN CONEFLOWER

Echinacea Double Scoop ‘Balscandin’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 4

20-24” (50-60 cm)  Borders

Double Scoop Mandarin Coneflower

Bright orange, fully double, pom-pom flowers are supported by strong stems. Clean, deep green foliage forms a sturdy, well branched clump.

GREEN JEWEL CONEFLOWER

Echinacea purpurea ‘Green Jewel’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

20-24” (50-60 cm)  Borders

Large, light green petals surround a deep, emerald green cone. Nice, compact plant habit.

JULIA CONEFLOWER

Echinacea purpurea ‘Julia’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 4

16-18” (40-45 cm)  Borders

Glowing tangerine orange, large 4” flowers with a copper cone. Deep green foliage with strong, well branched stems.

LEMON YELLOW CONEFLOWER

Echinacea purpurea ‘Sombero Lemon Yellow’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 4

22-26” (60-90 cm)  Borders

Lemon Yellow Coneflower

From the Sombrero series, which are bred to produce well-branched, sturdy and compact plants, this selection has bright lemon yellow petals surrounding a large brown cone.

MERINGUE CONEFLOWER

Echinacea purpurea ‘Meringue’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 4

15-18” (40-45 cm)  Borders

Fully double creamy white petals surround an apple green cone. A nice compact growth habit.

PURPLE CONEFLOWER

Echinacea purpurea ‘Magnus’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

24-36” (60-90 cm)  Borders

An improved strain with a good busy habit. Flower petals are reddish-purple and stick straight out, rather than drooping downwards. Perennial Plant of the Year in 1998.

POWWOW WHITE CONEFLOWER

Echinacea purpurea ‘PowWow White’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

18-24” (45-60 cm)  Borders

Pure white, 3-4” flowers with a golden yellow cone have wide, reflexed petals. This series is known to be more floriferous, faster to flower and more compact than other seed strains.

POWWOW WILD BERRY CONEFLOWER

Echinacea purpurea ‘PowWow Wildberry’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

18-24” (45-60 cm)  Borders

Meringue Coneflower

Salsa Red Coneflower

Deep purple-pink to near-magenta, 3-4” flowers have wide, reflexed petals. This series is known to be more floriferous, faster to flower and more compact than other seed strains.

PRAIRIE SPLENDOR ROSE COMPACT CONEFLOWER Echinacea purpurea ‘Rose Compact’ HEIGHT: 14-16” (35-40 cm) BLOOMING TIME: July to September  Borders EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3 PLANT USES: New listing for 2018. A compact version of the popular Prairie Splendor, Rose Compact has large deep rose blooms. Well-branched compact growth habit.

SALSA RED CONEFLOWER

Echinacea purpurea ‘Sombero Salsa Red’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 4

22-26” (60-90 cm)  Borders

Bright red single flowers with overlapping petals surround a brown cone. Strong sturdy stems and a clump forming habit.

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PowWow Wildberry Coneflower


HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Echinops - Globe Thistle BLUE GLOBE THISTLE

Echinops ritro

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3-4’ (90-120 cm)  Borders

Globular, metallic-blue flowers are great for cutting, fresh or dried. Tall, thistly looking plants add drama to the back of the border.

Eupatorium - Joe Pye Weed Cushion Spurge

BABY JOE JOE PYE WEED

Eupatorium dubium ‘Baby Joe’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: August to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

24-36” (60-90 cm)  Borders

Broad panicles of mauve-purple flowers appear on dark purple-red stems. This selection is well suited to smaller gardens.

Euphorbia - Spurge Euphorbia polychroma

CUSHION SPURGE HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

12-18” (30-45 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Forms a perfectly dome-shaped mound of light green leaves, covered by bright yellow bracts in late spring. Foliage can turn red in fall.

Queen of the Prairie Meadowsweet

Filipendula - Meadowsweet QUEEN OF THE PRAIRIE MEADOWSWEET

Filipendula rubra ‘Venusta’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4-6’ (120-180 cm)  Borders

Large panicles of deep pink flowers are held on sturdy upright stems above coarse green foliage.

DOUBLE DROPWORT MEADOWSWEET

Filipendula vulgaris ‘Plena’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

16-20” (40-50 cm)  Borders

This variety is noted for its finely-cut ferny leaves and long-lasting creamy flowers.

Gaillardia - Blanket Flower Arizona Apricot Blanket Flower

ARIZONA APRICOT BLANKET FLOWER

Gaillardia ‘Arizona Apricot’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12” (30 cm)  Borders

Unique blooms have yellow edges that deepen to a rich apricot in center. Compact plant habit.

ARIZONA SUN BLANKET FLOWER

Gaillardia aristata ‘Arizona Sun’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

8-12” (20-30 cm)  Borders

Huge 3” firey orange-red flowers are tipped by a ring of yellow. Plant has a compact, uniform habit.

Red Sun Blanket Flower

BURGUNDY BLANKET FLOWER

Gaillardia x grandiflora ‘Burgundy’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

24-36” (60-90 cm)  Borders

Large, 3” wide, wine-red blooms are held on sturdy stems above the gray-green foliage.

GOBLIN BLANKET FLOWER

Gaillardia x grandiflora ‘Goblin’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

8-12” (20-30 cm)  Borders

Scarlet-red petals with sunny yellow tips surround the reddish-brown centre of these daisy-like flowers. Blooms all summer if deadheaded.

RED SUN BLANKET FLOWER

Gaillardia x grandiflora ‘Red Sun’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

8-12” (20-30 cm)  Borders

Bright orange-red petals that are tipped in yellow. Neat, mounding habit.

SUN DEVIL BLANKET FLOWER

Gaillardia x grandiflora ‘Sun Devil’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

8-12” (20-30 cm)  Borders

Showy flowers have fluted red petals are a vibrant yellow at the tips. Neat, mounding habit.

Sun Devil Blanket Flower

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HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Galium – Sweet Woodruff Galium odoratum

SWEET WOODRUFF HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

4-8” (10-20 cm) Edging, Groundcover

BLOOMING TIME: April to May EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

A vigorous ground cover for moist shady areas. Tiny, white star-shaped fragrant flowers appear above a carpet of finely cut, green leaves.

Gentiana – Gentian TRUE BLUE GENTIAN

Gentiana ‘True Blue’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 4

24-30” (60-75 cm)  Borders

Large 2”, funnel-shaped, true blue flowers which open at the nodes up and down the stem. Smooth, glossy green leaves form an attractive clump.

Sweet Woodruff

Geranium – Cranesbill BIOKOVO CRANESBILL

Geranium cantabrigiense ‘Biokovo’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

10-12” (25-30 cm) Edging, Borders

Dainty white flowers with pink sepals appear in late spring and rebloom sporadically all summer. Glossy green foliage forms a low carpet. 2015 Perennial of the Year.

ROZANNE CRANESBILL

Geranium ‘Rozanne’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 4

12-20” (30-50 cm) Borders, Massing

Forms a compact mound of deeply-cut green leaves, bearing loose clusters of bright violet-purple cup-shaped flowers. Perennial Plant of the Year in 2008.

BLOODY CRANESBILL

Geranium sanguineum

HEIGHT: Plant Uses:

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12-16” (30-40 cm) Borders, Massing

Totally Tangerine Avens

Low, clump forming perennial with finely-cut leaves. Bright magenta flowers.

Geum – Avens TOTALLY TANGERINE AVENS

Geum ‘Totally Tangerine’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 4

24-30” (60-75 cm)  Borders

Very floriferous and a robust grower. Forms a low mound of coarse, fuzzy green leaves with very tall branching stems holding large bright apricot to tangerine blooms.

Goniolimon - German Statice Goniolimon tataricum

GERMAN STATICE HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

10-16” (25-40 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Tiny white flowers in clusters above deep green foliage. Excellent fresh or dried flowers.

Gypsophila - Baby’s Breath DOUBLE SNOWFLAKE BABY’S BREATH

Gypsophila paniculata ‘Double Snowflake’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

24-36” (60-90 cm)  Borders

Biokovo Cranesbill

Rozanne Cranesbill

A popular perennial with airy, double white flowers that are used for cut or dried flowers.

CREEPING WHITE BABY’S BREATH

Gypsophila repens ‘Alba’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4-6” (10-15 cm) Walls, Slopes

Low growing blue-green foliage forms a thick mat, pure white single flowers.

CREEPING PINK BABY’S BREATH

Gypsophila repens ‘Rosea’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4-6” (10-15 cm) Walls, Slopes

Low growing blue-green foliage forms a thick mat with soft-pink single flowers.

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Creeping White Baby’s Breath


HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Helenium - Helen’s Flower MARDI GRAS HELEN’S FLOWER

Helenium ‘Mardi Gras’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

30” (80 cm)  Borders

Multi-coloured yellow blooms with splashes of orange-red, create a tie-dyed effect. Plants form upright clumps.

Ranchera Mariachi™ Helen’s Flower

RANCHERA HELEN’S FLOWER

Helenium autumnale ‘Ranchera’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME:: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

20-24” ( cm)  Borders

New listing for 2018. Part of the Mariachi™ series, this selection has deep, true red blooms on strong, sturdy stems.

Heliopsis - False Sunflower BURNING HEARTS FALSE SUNFLOWER

Heliopsis helianthoides ‘Scabra Burning Hearts’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

26-30” (65-75 cm)  Borders

An abundance of giant daisy-like golden flowers with red centers contrast the dark purple stems and leaves.

Sunstruck False Sunflower

SUNSTRUCK FALSE SUNFLOWER

Heliopsis helianthoides ‘Sunstruck’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

14-16” (35-40 cm)  Borders

Highly variegated white leaves with extensive green veining form a compact mound. Huge golden yellow, single daisy-like flowers bloom for an extended season.

SUMMER SUN FALSE SUNFLOWER

Heliopsis helianthoides ‘Summer Sun’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

30-36” (80-90 cm)  Borders

Semi-double, 3” wide bright gold flowers. Deep green foliage with strong sturdy stem and its prolific blooming habit make this an excellent addition to any garden.

Hemerocallis - Daylily

Always Afternoon Daylily

Cherokee Star Daylily

Primal Scream Daylily

DAYLILY

Hemerocallis cultivars

PLANT USES:  Borders EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

BLOOMING TIME:

Cultivar

Height:

July to September

Description:

Always Afternoon

22" ( 55 cm)

rosy-purple, dark plum eye, green throat (5.5") reblooms

Barbara Mitchell

20" (50 cm)

soft pink, lime-green throat, lightly ruffled (6”) reblooms

Bela Lugosi

33" (84 cm)

deep velvety purple, lime throat (6”)

Calico Jack

24" (60 cm)

bright yellow, dark plum eye zone and edge (5”)

Canadian Border Patrol

12" (30 cm)

creamy white, purple eye, thin purple edge (6”) reblooms

Catherine Woodbury

30" (80 cm)

pale orchid, yellow throat, fragrant (6”)

Cherokee Star

32" (80 cm)

cherry red with a prominent yellow throat (7”)

Daring Deception

24" (60 cm)

lavender, purple center and edge (5”) reblooms

Final Touch

32" (80 cm)

pink and lavender bi-colour, green throat (4.75”)

Going Bananas

18" (45 cm)

lemon yellow flowers (4”) reblooms

Happy Returns

18" (45 cm)

light yellow, lightly ruffled (3”) reblooms

Joan Senior

24" (60 cm)

light yellow, lightly ruffled (3”) reblooms

Moses Fire

20" (50 cm)

double deep red (6”) reblooms

Night Embers

30" (80 cm)

double cherry red with white edge (5”) reblooms

Pardon Me

18" (45 cm)

deep red, lime green throat, fragrant (2.75”) reblooms

Primal Scream

34” (90 cm)

tangerine orange, narrow, twisted petals (8”)

Purple D'Oro

16" (40 cm)

lavender purple, yellow throat (3”) reblooms

Rosy Returns

16" (40 cm)

rose-pink, yellow throat (3.75”) reblooms

Ruby Stella

16" (40 cm)

dark wine-red, yellow streaked throat (3”) reblooms

South Seas

30" (80 cm)

coral-tangerine, yellow throat, fragrant (5”) reblooms

Stella D'Oro

12" (30 cm)

golden yellow, fragrant (2.75”) reblooms

Storm Shelter

20" (50 cm)

Mauve, deep eggplant purple eye (5”)

Tiger Swirl

32" (80 cm)

light golden yellow, raspberry red eye (6.5”)

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HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Heuchera - Coral Bells ARCTIC MIST CORAL BELLS

Heuchera x ‘Arctic Mist’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12” (30 cm)  Borders, Edging

A cold hardy variegated Coral Bells from Jeffries Nurseries research program. Attractive bright red flowers contrast the green and white mottled foliage.

BERRY SMOOTHIE CORAL BELLS

Heuchera x ‘Berry Smoothie’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 4

18” (45 cm)  Borders, Edging

Arctic Mist Coral Bells

Bright rose pink foliage in spring, darkening to purplish rose in summer. Forms a large, boldly coloured mound of foliage. White flowers.

ELECTRIC PLUM CORAL BELLS

Heuchera x ‘Electric Plum’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 4

8” (20 cm)  Borders, Edging

New leaves emerge near black and lighten to a bright purple with black veining. Bright fuchsia pink flowers.

FIRE ALARM CORAL BELLS

Heuchera x ‘Fire Alarm’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 4

8” (20 cm)  Borders, Edging

One of the best reds to date. Spring and fall colour is fiery red and deepens to mahogany red in summer. Pink flowers in mid summer.

GREEN SPICE CORAL BELLS

Heuchera x ‘Green Spice’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

20” (50 cm)  Borders, Edging

Green Spice Coral Bells

Silver foliage edged in green, vivid purple veins. White flowers.

LIME MARMALADE CORAL BELLS

Heuchera x ‘Lime Marmalade’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 4

10” (25 cm)  Borders, Edging

Heavily ruffled, lime green to chartreuse leaves. A sport of Marmalade forms a nice compact, rounded clump.

MARMALADE CORAL BELLS

Heuchera x ‘Marmalade’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 4

8” (20 cm)  Borders, Edging

Rich, shiny foliage in shades of gold with flushes of pink. Greenish white flowers.

MIDNIGHT ROSE CORAL BELLS

Heuchera x ‘Midnight Rose’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 4

12” (30 cm)  Borders, Edging

Lime Marmalade Coral Bells

Hot pink flecks on dark purple leaves emerge in spring and enlarge and brighten before lightening to cream as the season progresses.

OBSIDIAN CORAL BELLS

Heuchera x ‘Obsidian’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 4

12” (30 cm)  Borders, Edging

Shiny, smooth, round leaves are a stunning black maroon in colour. White flowers in summer.

NORTHERN FIRE CORAL BELLS

Heuchera ‘Northern Fire’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

8” (20 cm)  Borders, Edging

Midnight Rose Coral Bells

Dark green foliage with vibrant red bell shaped flowers.

RUBY MIST CORAL BELLS

Heuchera ‘Ruby Mist’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

8” (20 cm)  Borders, Edging

Reddish-pink flowers are bell shaped and held on tall stems above the deep green foliage.

PALACE PURPLE CORAL BELLS

Heuchera micrantha ‘Palace Purple’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

8-10” (20-25 cm)  Borders, Edging

Purple spring foliage fading to bronzy-brown; small, white flowers. Perennial of the Year in 1991.

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Northern Fire Coral Bells


HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Hosta - Hosta

Cultivar

HOSTA

Hosta cultivars

PLANT USES: Borders, Edging, Groundcover EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

BLOOMING TIME:

Height:

Abiqua Drinking Gourd Albo-marginata August Moon

22" (55 cm)

July

Description: Dark blue-green seersuckered leaves display a unique cupped form. White flowers with good slug resistance. 2014 Hosta of the Year.

16-18” (40-45 cm) Medium green leaves have wavy, white margin. Pale lavender flowers. 20" (50 cm)

Brilliant gold to chartreuse leaves. Slug resistant with corrugated leaves. White flowers. Tolerates sun.

Aureomarginata

20-22" (50-55 cm) Attractive dark-green leaves with a strong yellow edging. Pale lilac flowers.

Big Daddy

24-30" (60-70 cm) Large, round and very puckered deep blue leaves. Slug resistant. White flowers.

Blue Angel

30-36" (75-90 cm) Large blue-green leaves of heavy substance. Excellent slug resistance. White flowers.

Blue Mouse Ears

6" (15 cm)

Brother Stefan

20" (50 cm)

Curly Fries

6" (15 cm)

Thick, heart-shaped blue-green to grey-green leaves. Forms a perfectly symmetrical mound. Lavender flowers. 2008 Hosta of the Year. Thick, heavily puckered leaves. Spring leaves are lime-yellow with a blue margin, maturing to gold with a green margin. Near white flowers. 2017 Hosta of the Year. Narrow, rippled, chartreuse leaves. To maintain the bright chartreuse foliage plant in an area that receives morning sun. Lavender flowers. 2016 Hosta of the Year.

Dream Weaver

20-22" (50-55 cm) Large leaves have a very wide, blue-green border with a creamy white center. White flowers.

El Nino

20-22" (50-55 cm) Chalky blue leaves with a wide pure white margin. Slug resistant. Lilac flowers.

Empress Wu Fire & Ice

48" (115 cm)

Huge dark green, deeply veined leaves. Lilac flowers.

20-22" (50-55 cm) Slightly twisted foliage with a white center and green margins. Lavender flowers.

First Frost

16" (40 cm)

Blue-green leaves with gold margins that changes to pure white. Lavender flowers.

Fragrant Bouquet

20-22" (50-55 cm) Broad leaves with pointed tips are light apple green with pale yellow to cream margins.

Francee

18-20" (45-50 cm) Forms a tidy mound of dark green leaves with narrow white edge. Lavender flowers.

Frances Williams

24-28" (60-70 cm) Giant blue-green leaves with very wide yellow margins. Slug resistant. Near white flowers.

Great Expectations

20-28" (50-70 cm) Thick, puckered leaves with wide, blue-green margins. Creamy yellow to white centers.

El Nino Hosta

Brother Stefan Hosta

Abiqua Drinking Gourd Hosta

Fire & Ice Hosta

Great Expectations Hosta

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HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Hosta - Hosta HOSTA

Hosta cultivars

PLANT USES: Borders, Edging, Groundcover EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

BLOOMING TIME:

Cultivar

Height:

July

Description:

Guacamole

Huge, apple green leaves develop dark green margins and brighter gold centers in summer. 22-24" (55-60 cm) Large fragrant lavender flowers. 2002 Hosta of the Year.

Gypsy Rose

18-22" (45-55 cm) Large oval shaped leaves have creamy gold centers with wide dark green margins. Lavender flowers.

Halcyon

16-18" (40-45 cm) Pointed leaves are a frosty blue-green. Slug resistant. Lavender flowers.

June

Spear-shaped leaves have blue-green margins and chartreuse centers turning to gold in summer. Slug 12-16" (30-40 cm) resistant. Lavender flowers. 2001 Hosta of the Year.

Krossa Regal

Liberty

30-32" (75-80 cm) Frosted blue-green leaves with wavy edges, upright vase-shaped growth. Lavender flowers. Stunning hosta that features thick substance, heart-shaped leaves with very wide, wavy, green margins. 22-24” (55-60 cm) Narrow, creamy white markings in the center. Light lavender flowers. 2019 Hosta of the Year. Heart-shaped leaves are dark green with wide, yellow margins that lighten to creamy white. 30" (75 cm) Slug resistant. Lavender flowers. 2012 Hosta of the Year.

Medio-variegata

10-12" (25-30 cm) Wavy leaves have white centers and wide, irregular green margins. Lilac flowers.

Night Before Christmas Orange Marmalade

22-24" (55-65 cm) Pointed, dark green leaves with narrow white centers. Lavender flowers. Puckered leaves are edged in dark green, centre initially emerges a bright golden 28" (70 cm) yellow gradually fading to pure white. Lavender flowers.

Patriot

22-24" (55-60 cm) Dark green leaves with wide, crisp white margins. Lavender flowers. 1997 Hosta of the Year.

Lakeside Paisley Print

Prairie’s Edge Praying Hands

18” (45 cm)

Brilliant yellow centers and dark green margins. Lavender flowers. Unusual cultivar with upright, narrow tightly folded leaves. Foilage is dark green with a very narrow, gold 14-18" (35-45 cm) margin. 2011 Hosta of the Year.

Liberty Hosta

Gypsy Rose Hosta Ivory Queen Hosta

Lakeside Paisley Print Hosta

Praying Hands Hosta

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HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Hosta - Hosta

Cultivar

HOSTA

Hosta cultivars

PLANT USES: Borders, Edging, Groundcover EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

BLOOMING TIME:

Height:

July

Description:

Rainforest Sunrise

11" (30 cm)

Puckered gold yellow leaves with a dark green margin. Pale lavender flowers. 2013 Hosta of the Year.

Regal Splendor

36" (90 cm)

Frosty blue leaves with wavy, narrow, creamy yellow margins. 2003 Hosta of the Year.

Revolution

18-20" (45-50 cm) Dark green leaves with large cream centers are speckled with green. Lavender flowers.

Royal Standard

22-26" (55-65 cm) Forms a very large mound of glossy, wavy, green leaves. Fragrant white flowers. Huge, 10" brilliant gold leaves with wide, dark green margins. Fragrant pale lavender flowers. 24" (60 cm) 2006 Hosta of the Year. Enormous golden-green leaves with good slug resistance. Pale lavender flowers. 30-36" (75-90 cm) 2004 Hosta of the Year. Brilliant golden-yellow leaves that are lightly ruffled and twisted. Upright vase-shaped habit. 30-32" (70-75 cm) Pale lavender flowers. Tolerates sun. Huge, shiny, green leaves with yellow margins. This hosta is vase-shaped with light lavender 16-18" (40-45 cm) flowers. 2015 Hosta of the Year.

Stained Glass Sum & Substance Sun Power Victory Vulcan Whirlwind Wide Brim

22" (55 cm) 20" (50 cm)

Dark green margins with crisp white centers. Light lavender flowers. Dark green, streaked margins with a creamy white center in spring that changes to dark green by late summer. Slug resistant. Lavender flowers.

16-18" (40-45 cm) Heart-shaped green leaves with wide irregular creamy-yellow margins. Pale lavender flowers.

Rainforest Sunrise Hosta

Wide Brim Hosta

Vulcan Hosta

Houttuynia - Chameleon Plant CHAMELEON PLANT

Houttuynia cordata ‘Chameleon’

HEIGHT: Plant Uses:

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:   Zone 3

6-12” (15-30 cm) Groundcover

Forms a thick patch of brightly-coloured leaves in bold combinations of green, red, yellow and cream. The star-shaped white flowers are fairly insignificant. Invasive.

Iberis - Candytuft

Chameleon Plant

SNOWFLAKE CANDYTUFT

Iberis sempervirens ‘Snowflake’

HEIGHT: Plant Uses:

BLOOMING TIME: April to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

8-10” (15-20 cm) Borders, Edging

Pure white flowers form in clusters on top of dark green foliage. Drought tolerant.

Iris - Iris Iris germanica

BEARDED IRIS Plant Uses:  EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:

Cultivar Batik

Cherry Garden Iris

Borders  Zone 3

Height:

BLOOMING TIME:

May to June

Description:

36" (90 cm)

royal purple, streaked with white flecks

Change of Pace

33" (90 cm)

pink with white fall edged in deep rose violet

Cherry Garden

15" (40 cm)

deep red-purple, dark purple beards

Harvest of Memories

36" (90 cm)

bright yellow, sweet fragrance, reblooms

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HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Iris - Iris Iris germanica

BEARDED IRIS PLANT USES:  EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:

Borders  Zone 3

Cultivar

BLOOMING TIME:

Height:

May to June

Description:

Immortality

29" (74 cm)

ruffled white, fragrant reblooms

Loop de Loop

36" (90 cm)

white standards and falls edged in deep purple

Maid of Orange

24" (60 cm)

Orange blooms, dark tangerine beard

Superstition

36" (90 cm)

black-purple, hint of maroon

Supreme Sultan

36" (90 cm)

gold standards, mahogany-red falls

Visions in Pink

36" (90 cm)

clear pink ruffled petals and falls

Iris pallida ‘Albovariegata’

VARIEGATED IRIS HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

Maid of Orange Iris

24” (60 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Foliage is striped lengthwise with silvery-white and grey-green. Showy lavender-blue flowers.

Iris sibirica

SIBERIAN IRIS PLANT USES:  EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:

Borders  Zone 3

BLOOMING TIME:

May to June

Tall clumping iris with narrow upright foliage. Excellent for vertical effect in the landscapes.

Cultivar

Height:

Description:

Butter and Sugar

28" (70 cm)

white standards, soft yellow falls, reblooms

Chilled Wine

38" (96 cm)

violet red with a slight bluish tinge

Contrast in Styles

28" (70 cm)

wine purple standards, white and yellow veins

Pink Parfait

28" (70 cm)

large 7" flowers, double light pink-lavender flowers

Ruffled Velvet

22" (55 cm)

dark velvety-violet flowers, ruffled petals

Sky Wings

28" (70 cm)

light sky blue, yellow veins

Supreme Sultan Iris

Lamium - Lamium TRAILING FALSE LAMIUM

Lamium galeobdolon ‘Florentinum’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

8-12” (20-30 cm) Borders

Fast-spreading mat of green and silver striped foliage, stems root where they touch the ground.

HERMAN’S PRIDE FALSE LAMIUM

Lamium galeobdolon ‘Herman’s Pride’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

10-12” (25-30 cm) Borders

Contrast in Styles Iris Herman`s Pride Lamium

Dark green leaves are heavily veined in metallic silver. Bright yellow flowers appear in spring.

ANNE GREENAWAY LAMIUM

Lamium maculatum ‘Anne Greenaway’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

6-8” (15-20 cm) Edging

A unique blend of bright gold, silver and green leaves. Mauve flowers in spring.

Lamium maculatum ‘Aureum’

AUREUM LAMIUM HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

6-8” (15-20 cm) Edging

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Golden yellow foliage has faint silvery stripes slowly forms a thick carpet. Mauve pink flowers.

BEACON SILVER LAMIUM

Lamium maculatum ‘Beacon Silver’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 2

6-8” (15-20 cm) Edging

Leaves are mostly silver with narrow green edge. Soft pink flowers cover the foliage.

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Anne Greenaway Lamium


HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Lamium - Lamium Lamium maculatum ‘Ghost’

GHOST LAMIUM HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

12” (30 cm) Edging

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 2

A larger growing variety with foliage is completely silver with orchid pink flowers when in bloom.

Ghost Lamium

WHITE NANCY LAMIUM

Lamium maculatum ‘White Nancy’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 2

6-8” (15-20 cm) Edging

Leaves are almost completely silver with a narrow blue-green edge. Clear white flowers.

Lavandula - English Lavender ENGLISH LAVENDER

Lavandula angustifolia ‘Munstead’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 4

12-16” (30-40 cm)  Borders

Bright lavender-blue flowers. Fragrant grey-green leaves form a nice compact mound.

Leontopodium - Edelweiss Leontopodium alpinum

EDELWEISS HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

Edelweiss

6-8” (15-20 cm) Rock garden

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS: Zone 3

Foliage is silver-gray with woolly white flowers. Drought tolerant.

Leucanthemum - Shasta Daisy BANANA CREAM DAISY

Leucanthemum superbum ‘Banana Cream’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3/4

15-18” (40-45 cm)  Borders

Huge 4-5” lemon yellow flowers mature to creamy white. Vigorous grower with dark green foliage, excellent disease resistance.

BECKY SHASTA DAISY

Leucanthemum x superbum ‘Becky’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

36-42” (90-105 cm)  Borders

Large 4” white flowers with a yellow centre, dark green foliage. 2003 Perennial of the Year.

Silver Princess Shasta Daisy Kobold Liatris

SILVER PRINCESS SHASTA DAISY

Leucanthemum x superbum ‘Silver Princess’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

10-12” (25-30 cm)  Borders

Compact mounding plant with masses of single pure white flowers.

Lewisia - Lewisia Lewisia cotyledon ‘Elise’

ELISE LEWISIA HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

4-6” (10-15 cm) Edging

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

New listing for 2018. Star-shaped flowers in an assortment of colours held above deep green foliage. Excellent in a rock garden setting. Drought tolerant once established.

Liatris - Blazing Star KOBOLD BLAZING STAR

Liatris spicata ‘Kobold’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

18-24” (45-60 cm)  Borders

Known for its use as a cut flower, this variety has spikes of mauve flowers. Compact habit.

WHITE BLAZING STAR

Liatris spicata ‘Floristan White’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

18-24” (45-60 cm)  Borders

Narrow spikes of fluffy white flowers on top of low grassy clumps of long, narrow leaves.

Elise Lewisia

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HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Ligularia - Ligularia OTHELLO LIGULARIA

Ligularia dentata ‘Othello’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

36-48” (90-120 cm)  Borders

Huge round green leaves with purple undersides and stems. Showy flat flower heads of bright golden-orange daisies.

LITTLE ROCKET LIGULARIA

Ligularia ‘Little Rocket’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

36-48” (90-120 cm)  Borders

This shorter hybrid was selected for its compact habit. Bright yellow flower spikes are held above large, rich green, serrated leaves.

THE ROCKET LIGULARIA

Ligularia stenocephala ‘The Rocket’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4-6’ (120-180 cm)  Borders

Little Rocket Ligularia

This variety has dark green leaves that are deeply divided. Purple-black stems end in long spikes of yellow flowers.

Lilium - Lily ASIATIC LILIES / POT LILIES

Lilium asiatica

PLANT USES:  Borders EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

BLOOMING TIME:

June to July

Easy to grow, early blooming and very hardy. Flowers open wide, either upfacing or outfacing.

Cultivar

Height:

Description

Cancun

36" (90 cm)

magenta red petals, bright yellow center

Cappuccino

36" (90 cm)

mocha cream petals, burgundy spots

Dot Com

36" (90 cm)

icy pink petals speckled with burgundy spots

Fata Morgana

36" (90 cm)

double soft yellow, light spotted, pollen free

Heartstrings

48" (120 cm)

yellow flower with raspberry pink-tipped petals

Ladylike

14" (35 cm)

soft peachy-pink, yellow centers

Lollypop

24" (60 cm)

creamy white centers with reddish pink tips

Navona

36" (90 cm)

white with greenish centers

Nutcracker

36" (90 cm)

orange with black flecks, tetraploid

Push Off

36" (90 cm)

white heavily speckled with burgundy blotches

Sphinx

36" (90 cm)

double red, pollen-free

Tiny Diamond Lily

12" (30 cm)

bicolour flowers: rose-red, white centers

Tiny Padhye Lily

14" (35 cm)

white petal tips, deep red centers

Tiny Shadow Lily

12" (30 cm)

burnt orange with dark maroon center

Tiny Toons Lily

16" (40 cm)

pink with orange-tinged centers.

ORIENTAL LILIES

Lilium orientale

PLANT USES:  Borders EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 4

BLOOMING TIME:

Dot Com Lily

Ladylike Lily Stargazer LIly

August to September

Later blooming and very fragrant, their large flowers are superb for cutting. Winter mulching is recommended.

Cultivar

Height:

Acapulco

36" (90 cm)

Description deep lavender pink, dark pink speckles

Casablanca

36" (90 cm)

pure white

Garden Party

24" (60 cm)

white with yellow center bands, raspberry speckles

Stargazer

36" (90 cm)

crimson red with white margins

EASTER MORN EASTERPET LILY

Lilium aurelian x Lilium longiflorum

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: August to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

36” (90 cm)  Borders

This selection is a cross between Easter and Trumpet lilies. Easter Morn has huge white blooms with pinkish edges and a soft yellow center. Very fragrant flowers.

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Garden Party Lily


HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Lilium - Lily ORIENTPET LILIES

Lilium aurelian x Lilium orientale

PLANT USES:  Borders EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

BLOOMING TIME:

August to September

These lilies are the result of crosses between Oriental and Trumpet lilies. They produce beautiful flowers that are very fragrant. These can also produce up to 20 blooms on a single stem.

Cultivar

Evening Glow Lily Northern Carillon Lily

Height:

Description

Evening Glow

24" (60 cm)

purplish pink with a golden yellow center

Northern Carillon

5' (150 cm)

white, dark red center

Northern Dazzle

5' (150 cm)

pendant blooms of orange yellow, deep crimson red center

Northern Delight

5' (150 cm)

down-facing, soft melon orange with deepening centers

Starburst Sensation

5' (150 cm)

purplish red center, cream white tips

CANADIAN BELLES LILY SERIES

Lilium aurelian x Lilium asiatica

PLANT USES:  Borders EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

BLOOMING TIME:

Cultivar

Height:

Fiery Belles

August to September

Description

36" (90 cm)

shimmering orange

Ivory Belles

36" (90 cm)

ivory, slight yellow bluish in the center

Silky Belles

36" (90 cm)

white with a greenish hue

Limonium - Sea Lavender Limonium latifolium

SEA LAVENDER Northern Dazzle Lily

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

24-30” (60-75 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Dainty lavender-blue flowers form in clusters on tall stems. Excellent to dry or cut fresh.

Linum - Flax Linum perenne ‘Blue Sapphire’

BLUE FLAX Becky Shasta Daisy

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

10-12” (25-30 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: May to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Small blue flowers appear on an upright arching clump. Prune to enable second set of flowers.

Lobelia - Cardinal Flower Lobelia cardinalis

CARDINAL FLOWER

Cardinal Flower

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

36-48” (90-120 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Tall upright spikes of scarlet red flowers, above deep green foliage. An excellent plant for moist locations.

Lupinus - Lupine Lupinus ‘Minarette’

MINARETTE LUPINE HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

24” (60 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Mixed colours in shades of blue, pink, rose, red, white and yellow form on spikes above compact growing plant.

RUSSELL’S HYBRIDS LUPINE

Lupinus x polyphyllus

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

30-36” (75-90 cm)  Borders

These lupines are noted for sturdy flower stocks that do not require staking.

Cultivar: Description: Chandelier ………...………….……. yellow My Castle ………………………….. red The Chatelaine ……………………. two tone, pink and white

Minarette Lupine

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HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Lychnis - Campion Lychnis chalcedonica

MALTESE CROSS HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

36” (90 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Upright growing perennial with showy clusters of scarlet-orange flowers that form at the end of strong stems.

ORANGE GNOME MALTESE CROSS

Lychnis arkwrightii ‘Orange Gnome’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12-15” (30-40 cm)  Borders

Petite Jenny Campion

Brilliant orange-scarlet flowers bloom in abundance above dark green leaves that have a purplishbronze hue.

PETITE JENNY CAMPION

Lychnis flos-cuculi ‘Petite Jenny’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12-15” (30-40 cm)  Borders

New listing for 2018. Double, soft lavender-pink flowers are held on upright branching stems.

Lysimachia - Loosestrife FIRECRACKER LOOSESTRIFE

Lysimachia ciliata ‘Firecracker’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

24” (60 cm)  Borders

Creeping Jenny

Bronze-purple leaves form a loose upright clump. Nodding yellow flowers provide a nice contrast against the foliage.

Lysimachia nummularia

CREEPING JENNY HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

2-4” (5-10 cm) Edging

BLOOMING TIME: May to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Low trailing stems quickly form a bright green mat. Yellow flowers appear among the leaves.

GOLDEN CREEPING JENNY

Lysimachia nummularia ‘Aurea’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

2-4” (5-10 cm) Edging

Small, nearly round golden yellow leaves on creeping stems hug the ground. Bright yellow flowers appearing amongst the leaves.

ALEXANDER LOOSESTRIFE

Lysimachia punctata ‘Alexander’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

24” (60 cm)  Borders

Alexander Loosestrife

Lime green leaves with wide, ivory margins. The fresh growth in spring is tinged with pink. Bright yellow star-like flowers.

GOLDEN ALEXANDER LOOSESTRIFE

Lysimachia punctata ‘Golden Alexander’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

24” (60 cm)  Borders

Lime green leaves edged in deep, creamy yellow. Starry yellow flowers. More compact form.

Monarda - Bee-Balm CORAL REEF BEE-BALM

Monarda didyma ‘Coral Reef’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

®

30-36” (75-90 cm)  Borders

Coral Reef Monarda

Unique, deep coral-pink flowers are excellent for cutting. Deep green leaves have good mildew resistance. Morden Research Station introduction.

GARDENVIEW SCARLET BEE-BALM

Monarda ‘Gardenview Scarlet’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

30-36” (75-90 cm)  Borders

Scarlet red flowers with deep green leaves have good mildew resistance.

GRAND MARSHALL® BEE-BALM

Monarda didyma ‘AChall’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

18-20” (45-50 cm)  Borders

Bright, fuchsia-purple flowers produced on a mid-sized plant. Excellent mildew resistance. MRS

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Gardenview Scarlet Monarda

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HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Monarda - Bee-Balm GRAND MUM BEE-BALM

Monarda didyma ‘ACmum’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

®

15-18” (38-45 cm)  Borders

Unique pink-mauve, chrysanthemum-like flowers make this plant a real eye-catcher. MRS

Petite Delight BeeBee-Balm

GRAND PARADE® BEE-BALM

Monarda didyma ‘ACrade’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

15-18” (38-45 cm)  Borders

Bright, lavender purple flowers on a compact, mid-sized plant. Excellent mildew resistance. MRS

MARSHALL’S DELIGHT BEE-BALM

Monarda ‘Marshall’s Delight’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

30-36” (75-90 cm)  Borders

Showy heads of hot pink flowers on tall strong stems. Demonstrates high resistance to mildew.

PETITE DELIGHT BEE-BALM

Monarda ‘Petite Delight’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

10-12” (25-30 cm)  Borders

Lavender-rose flowers stand above the dark green, crinkled foliage which forms a nice mound.

Nepeta - Catmint Walker’s Low Catmint

DROPMORE BLUE CATMINT

Nepeta x faassenii ‘Dropmore Blue’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

10-12” (25-30 cm)  Borders

Dense, fragrant gray-green foliage has clusters of bright blue flowers. Drought tolerant.

PURRSIAN BLUE CATMINT

Nepeta x faassenii ‘Purrsian Blue’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

14-18” (35-45 cm)  Borders

This compact selection forms a densely mounded clump of gray-green fragrant foliage. Abundant periwinkle blue flowers bloom for an extended period. Drought tolerant.

Yellow Sundrops

WALKER’S LOW CATMINT

Nepeta x faassenii ‘Walker’s Low’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

24-30” (60-75 cm)  Borders

Large, lavender-blue flowers put on an exceptional show through out the summer. Attractive graygreen foliage. 2007 Perennial of the Year.

Oenothera - Primrose YELLOW SUNDROPS

Oenothera fruticosa

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

18-24” (45-60 cm)  Borders, Massing

Flowers have red buds that open into lemon-yellow blossoms providing a long blooming period.

Paeonia - Peony Paeonia

GARDEN PEONIES Coral Charm Peony

HEIGHT: PLANT USES: Cultivar:

30-36” (75-90 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3 Description:

Coral Charm ……………...deep coral buds open to coral peach, 4-6” blooms Festiva Maxima …………. double white, flecks of red throughout the center Karl Rosenfield ………….. double, fuchsia-red, mildly fragrant Kirinmaru ……………….... large blooms of white, streaked with raspberry red Primevere ………………… double flowers with white petals surround a fluffy yellow center Raspberry Sundae ………. double, vanilla coloured flowers with raspberry accents Sarah Bernhardt …………. double apple blossom-pink Sorbet …………………….. double layers, alternating of soft-pink and ivory

Paeonia (Intersectional hybrid)

ITOH PEONIES

HEIGHT: 24” (60 cm) BLOOMING TIME: May to June  Borders EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3 PLANT USES: Bartzella …….………...very large, bright yellow double blossoms, slight spicy fragrance Pastel Splendor ……...very large, creamy-yellow with dark maroon blotches in centre

Bartzella Itoh Peony

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HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Papaver - Poppy Papaver alpinum

ALPINE POPPY HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

6-10” (12-25 cm) Edging

BLOOMING TIME: May to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Grayish green fern-like foliage with small flowers in shades of yellow, orange, pink and white.

CHAMPAGNE BUBBLES POPPY

Papaver nudicaule ‘Champagne Bubbles’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12-18” (30-45 cm)  Borders

Champagne Bubbles Poppy

A large flowered strain with flower colours in shades of yellow, orange, red, pink or white. Soft green foliage. Long blooming period.

Papaver orientale ‘Brilliant’

BRILLIANT POPPY HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

30-40” (75-100 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Vivid fiery scarlet red flowers with a black eye on top of coarse, hairy foliage.

PRINCESS VICTORIA LOUISE POPPY

Papaver orientale ‘Princess Victoria Louise’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

30-36” (75-90 cm)  Borders

Massive soft salmon-pink flowers with a dark eye. Coarse dark green hairy foliage.

ROYAL WEDDING POPPY

Papaver orientale ‘Royal Wedding’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

30-32” (75-80 cm)  Borders

Royal Wedding Poppy

White flowers with a black-purple eye on top of coarse, hairy foliage.

Penstemon - Beard-tongue HUSKER’S RED BEARD-TONGUE

Penstemon digitalis ‘Husker’s Red’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

30-36” (75-90 cm)  Borders

Attractive upright clumps of maroon-red foliage with dark green underlay. White flowers with a tinge of pink are borne on strong stems. 1996 Perennial of the Year.

BLACKBEARD BEARD-TONGUE

Penstemon ‘Blackbeard’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

28-34” (70-85 cm)  Borders

Blackbeard BeardBeard-Tongue

Showy, dark purple foliage bears strong flower stems, lilac purple flowers with white flaring tubes.

PRAIRIE DUSK BEARD-TONGUE

Penstemon ‘Prairie Dusk’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

24-30” (60-75 cm)  Borders

Rose-purple, trumpet shaped flowers bloom in abundance over green foliage. Drought tolerant.

RED ROCKS BEARD-TONGUE

Penstemon x mexicali ‘Red Rocks’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 4

15” (30 cm)  Borders

Attractive mounds of narrow green foliage, bright rose coloured flowers. Drought tolerant.

Perovskia - Russian Sage Perovskia atriplicifolia ‘Filigran’

RUSSIAN SAGE HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

30-40” (80-100 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: July to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Red Rocks BeardBeard-Tongue

This plant forms an upright bush of fragrant, finely cut gray-green leaves. Lavender-blue flowers appear in late summer. 1995 Perennial Plant of the Year.

BLUE JEAN BABY RUSSIAN SAGE

Perovskia atriplicifolia ‘Blue Jean Baby’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 4

28-34” (70-85 cm)  Borders

A shorter Russian Sage, lavender-blue flowers bloom for a long period.

LITTLE LACE™ RUSSIAN SAGE

Perovskia atriplicifolia ‘Little Lace’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 4

12-14” (30-45 cm)  Borders

New listing for 2018. This tidy and compact Pervoskia has delicately textured foliage with showy lavender-blue blooms.

Little Lace Russian Sage

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HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Phlox - Phlox GARDEN PHLOX

Phlox paniculata

PLANT USES:  Borders EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

BLOOMING TIME:

July to September

Wonderful clump-forming plants with an exceptional long blooming period. Overhead watering should be avoided and plants should be well-spaced to allow for good air circulation.

Cultivar Coral Flame Garden Phlox

Height:

Description

Blue Paradise

30-36" (80-90cm) lavender blue, white star-shaped eye

Coral Flame™

15-18" (38-45 cm) vibrant coral red

David

30-36" (80-90cm) pure white fragrant, 2002 Perennial of the Year

Laura

24-30" (60-80cm) fuchsia-purple, white center, dark eye

Pink Flame™

15-18" (38-45 cm) fuchsia pink with a dark pink eye

Red Flame™

15-18" (38-45 cm) intense red

White Eye Flame™

15-18" (38-45 cm) snow white with prominent magenta eye

SHERWOOD PURPLE PHLOX

Phlox stolonifera ‘Sherwood Purple’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

6-8” (15-20 cm) Edging

Showy purple-blue flowers bloom on short stems above deep green foliage.

Laura Garden Phlox

Phlox subulata

MOSS PHLOX HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

2-6” (5-15 cm) Edging

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Low-growing mats of evergreen foliage, very showy when in bloom.

Cultivar: Description: Candy Stripes ………...……….… rose-pink edged in white, crimson eye Crimson Beauty …………………. bright rosy-red Coral Eye …………………………. near white flowers with a bright pink eye Emerald Blue …………………….. soft lavender-blue Emerald Pink …………………….. soft pink White Delight …………………….. pure white

Physostegia - Obedient Plant

Coral Eye Moss Phlox

ROSE CROWN OBEDIENT PLANT

Physostegia virginiana ‘Rose Crown’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

24-36” (60-90 cm)  Borders

Spikes of deep rose-pink flowers cover the deep green foliage when in bloom.

MISS MANNERS OBEDIENT PLANT

Physostegia virginiana ‘Ms. Manners’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

24-36” (60-90 cm)  Borders

A well-mannered variety that does not aggressively run like others do. Tall stems with glossy, dark green leaves are topped with pure white flowers.

Miss Manners Obedient Plant

VARIEGATED OBEDIENT PLANT

Physostegia virginiana ‘Variegata’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

24-36” (60-90 cm)  Borders

Narrow green leaves are edged in white with spikes of soft lavender blooms.

Platycodon - Balloon Flower ASTRA PINK BALLOON FLOWER

Platycodon grandifloras ‘Astra Pink’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

8-12” (20-30 cm)  Borders

New listing for 2018. Light pink bell-shaped flowers, deep green foliage has a compact form.

SENTIMENTAL BLUE BALLOON FLOWER

Platycodon grandiflorus ‘Sentimental Blue’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

8-12” (20-30 cm)  Borders

Blue balloon like buds open into large bell-shaped flowers. Plant has compact, upright form.

Sentimental Blue Balloon FLower

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HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Polemonium - Jacob’s Ladder Polemonium caeruleum

JACOB’S LADDER HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

18-30” (45-80 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: May to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 2

Flowers are medium blue, held on stems above the green mounded foliage.

STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN JACOB’S LADDER

Polemonium reptans ‘Stairway to Heaven’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12” (30 cm)  Borders

This variety has green foliage that is surrounded by a cream coloured margin that turns pink in cool weather or full sun. Flowers are intense blue.

Stairway to Heaven Jacob’s Ladder

Polygonatum - Solomon’s Seal Polygonatum multiflorum

SOLOMON’S SEAL HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

24-28” (60-70 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Arching stems with green leaves form a thick patch, very showy when the white bell-shaped flowers are in bloom.

VARIEGATED SOLOMON’S SEAL

Polygonatum odoratum ‘Variegatum’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

24-28” (60-70 cm)  Borders

Arching stems with green leaves edged in white. White bell-shaped flowers are in bloom. 2013 Perennial Plant of the Year.

Variegated Solomon’s Seal

Primula - Primrose DRUMSTICK PRIMROSE

Primula denticulata

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: April to May EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

8-12” (20-30 cm)  Borders

Flowers are held in ball-shaped clusters in shades of blue, lilac, pink and white. Green foliage is crinkled in texture.

MILLER’S CRIMSON PRIMROSE

Primula japonica ‘Miller’s Crimson’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: April to May EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12” (30 cm)  Borders

This variety forms a low mound of cabbage-like foliage that produce spikes that hold clusters of rose-red flowers.

Pulmonaria - Lungwort MAJESTE LUNGWORT

Pulmonaria longifolia ‘Majeste’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: April to May EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

10-12” (25-30 cm)  Borders, Edging

Mrs. Moon Lungwort

Shimmering solid silver-gray foliage with a narrow green edge, rosy pink flowers in spring.

MRS. MOON LUNGWORT

Pulmonaria saccharata ‘Mrs. Moon’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: April to May EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 2

10-12” (25-30 cm)  Borders, Edging

Silver-spotted, dark green foliage. Clusters of pink buds open into blue, bell shaped flowers.

Pulsatilla - Pasque Flower Pulsatilla vulgaris ‘Rubra’

PASQUE FLOWER HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

6-12” (15-30 cm)  Borders, Edging

BLOOMING TIME: April to May EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

An early spring bloomer with purplish-red blooms similar to a Prairie Crocus.

Ratibida - Coneflower PRAIRIE CONEFLOWER

Ratibida columnifera

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

24-30” (60-75 cm)  Borders

This native perennial wildflower is valued for its long season bloom. Showy yellow flowers with long brown cones rise above green, deeply cut foliage.

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Miller’s Crimson Primrose

Prairie Coneflower


HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Rudbeckia - Black-Eyed Susan BLACK-EYED SUSAN

Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Goldsturm’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

24-30” (60-75 cm)  Borders

Golden-yellow, daisy-like flowers have a dark brown central cone. Sturdy, upright habit.

Little Goldstar BlackBlack-Eyed Susan

LITTLE GOLDSTAR BLACK-EYED SUSAN

Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Little Goldstar’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

14-16” (35-45 cm)  Borders

Star-shaped, 2”, golden yellow flowers. Short, bushy clump of rich green foliage

Rudbeckia hirta ‘Rustic Colors’

GLORIOSA DAISY HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

20” (50 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Yellow flowers with reddish-brown colouring the inner half of each petal.

Sagina - Moss Sagina subulata

IRISH MOSS HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

½-1” (1-2 cm) Pathways

BLOOMING TIME: May to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Bright green foliage is covered with tiny white flowers in summer. Excellent groundcover.

Rustic Colours Gloriosa Daisy

Sagina subulata ‘Aurea’

SCOTCH MOSS HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

½-1” (1-2 cm) Pathways

BLOOMING TIME: May to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

This variety has bright neon-yellow foliage with tiny white flowers. Excellent groundcover.

Salvia - Sage BUMBLEBERRY SAGE

Salvia nemorosa ‘Bumbleberry’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

10-12” (25-30 cm)  Borders

New listing for 2018. A new series of salvia, selected for their shorter stature. Dark fuchsia pink flowers.

Salvia nemorosa ‘Bumblesky’

BUMBLESKY SAGE HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

Bumblesky Sage

10-12” (25-30 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

New listing for 2018. Light sky blue flowers on a low, rounded habit of deep green foliage.

Salvia nemorosa ‘Caradonna’

CARADONNA SAGE HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

18-24” (45-60 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Dark violet blue blossoms with deep purple stem, sturdy deep green foliage.

Salvia nemorosa ‘May Night’

MAY NIGHT SAGE HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

18-24” (45-60 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Deep indigo-violet flowers held well above sturdy deep green foliage. 1997 Perennial of the Year.

Salvia nemorosa ‘Snow Hill’

SNOW HILL SAGE Snow Hill Sage

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

18-24” (45-60 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Pure white flowers spikes rise above mounds of gray-green foliage.

Saponaria - Soapwort Saponaria ocymoides

ROCK SOAPWORT HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

6-8” (15-20 cm) Rock garden

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Trailing growth habit makes this an excellent choice for walls and rock gardens. Pink flowers in early summer.

Rock Soapwort

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HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Saxifraga - Rockfoil PURPLE ROBE SAXIFRAGE

Saxifraga x arendsii ‘Purple Robe’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: April to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4-8” (10-20 cm) Rock garden

Cushions of bright-green foliage bear short stems of upfacing blossoms in red-purple.

Scabiosa - Pincushion Flower BUTTERFLY BLUE PINCUSHION FLOWER

Scabiosa columbaria ‘Butterfly Blue’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12-18” (30-45 cm)  Borders

Pink Mist Pincushion Flower

Small lavender-blue flowers that bloom throughout the season. Ferny gray-green leaves form a nice mound. Drought tolerant once established. 2000 Perennial of the Year.

PINK MIST PINCUSHION FLOWER

Scabiosa columbaria ‘Pink Mist’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12-18” (30-45 cm)  Borders

Soft lavender-pink flowers bloom through the summer on top of mounding ferny gray-green leaves. Drought tolerant once established.

Sedum - Stonecrop MEDIOVARIEGATUM STONECROP

Sedum alboroseum ‘Mediovariegatum’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: August to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

16-20” (40-50 cm)  Borders

Mediovariegatum Stonecrop

Foliage is powdery-green with creamy-yellow centers, flowers that are a greenish-white tinged with pink.

Sedum ewersii

PINK STONECROP HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

4-6” (10-15 cm) Edging

BLOOMING TIME: August to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

This variety forms a low growing mound of rounded blue-green leaves with bright rose-pink flowers.

FROSTY MORN STONECROP

Sedum ‘Frosty Morn’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: August to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

24-28” (60-70 cm)  Borders

This variety has apple-green leaves that are strongly edged in creamy white. Flowers are white and may be tinged with soft-pink.

RUSSIAN STONECROP

Sedum kamtschaticum

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4-6” (10-15 cm) Edging

Variegated Russian Stonecrop

Low spreading carpet of green leaves with bright-yellow star-shaped flowers.

VARIEGATED RUSSIAN STONECROP

Sedum kamtschaticum ‘Variegatum’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4-6” (10-15 cm) Edging

Leaves are light green edged with creamy white. Flowers are held in clusters of golden-orange.

PURPLE EMPEROR STONECROP

Sedum purderyi ‘Purple Emperor’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12-16” (30-40 cm)  Borders

Purple Emperor Stonecrop

Attractive dark purple-black succulent foliage with showy heads of dusty pink flowers. Growth habit is more upright and compact.

Sedum repestre ‘Angelina’

ANGELINA SEDUM HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

4-6” (10-15 cm) Edging

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Golden-yellow, evergreen, needle-like foliage. Cooler temperatures will cause the tips of the leaves take on a reddish-orange tinge. Yellow flowers.

BLUE SPRUCE SEDUM

Sedum repestre ‘Blue Spruce’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

6-10” (15-25 cm) Edging

Bluish green, succulent needles. Bright yellow flowers. Excellent groundcover.

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Angelina Stonecrop

Blue Spruce Stonecrop


HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Sedum - Stonecrop AUTUMN FIRE STONECROP

Sedum spectabile ‘Autumn Fire’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: September to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

18-24” (45-60 cm)  Borders

An improved version of Autumn Joy with thicker, sturdier stalks. Leaves are gray-green with russet red flower heads in fall.

Autumn Joy Stonecrop

AUTUMN JOY STONECROP

Sedum spectabile ‘Autumn Joy’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: September to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

18-24” (45-60 cm)  Borders

Upright growing, green foliage bears massive heads of dusty-pink flowers. Drought tolerant.

Sedum spectabile ‘Neon’

NEON STONECROP HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

18-24” (45-60 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: September to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Upright growth habit with attractive gray-green foliage and large flower heads of neon pink.

DRAGON’S BLOOD STONECROP

Sedum spurium ‘Dragon’s Blood’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4-6” (10-15 cm) Edging

Bronzy-red foliage forms a thick groundcover. Clusters of ruby flowers appear mid summer.

Tricolor Stonecrop

TRICOLOR STONECROP

Sedum spurium ‘Tricolor’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4-6” (10-15 cm) Edging

Low growing perennial with green leaves edged in pink and creamy white. Soft-pink flowers.

AUTUMN CHARM STONECROP

Sedum telephium ‘Autumn Charm’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: August to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

15” (40 cm)  Borders

A unique combination of green leaves with creamy white edges. Upright stems carry white flower buds that open to rosy red flowers.

MATRONA STONECROP

Sedum telephium ‘Matrona’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: August to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

16-20” (40-50 cm)  Borders

Sturdy, upright grower that has gray-green leaves infused with rosy pink and purple stems. Flower clusters are creamy-pink.

Cherry Truffle Stonecrop

CHERRY TRUFFLE STONECROP

Sedum ‘Cherry Truffle’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

16” (40 cm)  Borders

Multiple crowns of bicolour purple black and gray green leaves in the spring change to purple black in summer. Warm pink flowers in mid summer.

DAZZLEBERRY STONECROP

Sedum ‘Dazzleberry’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

6-8” (15-20 cm)  Borders

Compact plant habit, smokey blue-gray foliage with huge 9” flower heads are brilliant raspberry.

Dazzleberry Stonecrop

MR. GOODBUD STONECROP

Sedum ‘Mr. Goodbud’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

16-20” (40-50 cm)  Borders

Large 5-6” clusters of vibrant purple-pink flowers on purple red stems top the compact, upright clumps of deep blue-green foliage. Very upright, sturdy form.

NIGHT EMBERS STONECROP

Sedum ‘Night Embers’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

24-26” (60-70 cm)  Borders

Dark black-purple, semi-glossy foliage has a very upright growth habit. Small clusters of soft mauve pink flowers are produced on deep red stems.

VERA JAMESON STONECROP

Sedum ‘Vera Jameson’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

6-8” (15-20 cm) Edging

Foliage is a rich mahogany-purple with arching stems of dusty pink flower heads.

Mr. Goodbud Stonecrop

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HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Sempervivum - Hens & Chicks Sempervivum arachnoideum/tectorum

HENS AND CHICKS HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

2-4” (5-10 cm) Edging

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Cultivar: Description: Cobweb ………….… Fine silvery hairs join together the green leaf tips like a spider’s web. Green …………….… Medium rosettes of deep green leaves, pink flowers. Purple ……………... Rosettes of purplish-red and green centers, pink flowers. Peggy ……………… Deep purple rosettes in spring transition to deep red in summer. Rocknoll Rosette….. Rosettes of deep orange to wine red leaves flushed apple green at the base. Ruby Heart ………... Rosettes start red, turning green with red margins as they grow.

Ruby Heart Hens & Chicks

Sidalcea - Prairie Mallow PARTY GIRL PRAIRIE MALLOW

Sidalcea ‘Party Girl’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

24-36” (60-90 cm)  Borders

Satiny, 2” wide, rose-pink flowers with white centers are held on tall flower spikes. Prune back hard after blooming and plants may flower again later in the season.

Solidago - Goldenrod Solidago

GOLDENROD HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

18-24” (45-60 cm)  Borders

BLOOMING TIME: August to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Rocknoll Rosette Hens & Chicks

An abundance of golden yellow panicles cover the finely textured, green foliage.

Stachys - Lamb’s Ears Stachys byzantina

LAMB’S EARS HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

12” (30 cm) Borders, Edging

BLOOMING TIME: June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Woolly silver-gray leaves form a thick groundcover. Tall spike-like stems produce pink flowers. Remove old seed heads to prevent reseeding.

Tanacetum - Painted Daisy ROBINSON’S MIX PAINTED DAISY

Tanacetum coccineum ‘Robinson’s Mix’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

18-30” (45-75 cm)  Borders

Goldenrod

Beautiful daisy type flowers in shades of red, pink or white on ferny green foliage. Deadhead to encourage continued blooming.

Thymus - Thyme Thymus x citriodorus

LEMON THYME HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

6-8” (15-20 cm) Edging

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Known for its herb use, this variety has deep green foliage with a heavy lemon scent. Small lavender flowers in mid summer.

Thymus pseudolanuginosus

WOOLLY THYME HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

1-2” (2-5 cm) Edging, Pathways

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Painted Daisy

Soft, fuzzy gray-green foliage with sparse soft-pink flowers. An excellent choice for planting in pathways.

MOTHER OF THYME

Thymus serpyllum

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

1-2” (2-5 cm) Edging

This variety creates a very flat mat of tiny green leaves. Effective for use in pathways. Bright rosy pink flowers cover the plant.

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Lemon Thyme


HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Tradescantia - Spiderwort CONCORD GRAPE SPIDERWORT

Tradescantia andersoniana ‘Concorde Grape’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

18-20” (45-50 cm) Borders

Large, rich purple triangular shaped flowers form on upright grassy-looking clumps of green leaves.

Concord Grape Spidewort

SWEET KATE SPIDERWORT

Tradescantia andersoniana ‘Sweet Kate’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

18-20” (45-50 cm) Borders

This variety has unique chartreuse-yellow foliage lasting through out the summer. Triangular shaped violet blue flowers add contrast to the foliage.

Trollius - Globeflower Golden Queen Globeflower

Trollius chinensis ‘Golden Queen’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

30-36” (75-90 cm)  Borders

Golden-range, 2-3” wide, bowl-shaped flowers stand in stark contrast to the deep green foliage.

Veronica - Speedwell

Golden Queen Globeflower

AUSTRIAN SPEEDWELL

Veronica austriaca

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

6-8” (15-20 cm) Edging

This variety has rich, royal blue flowers in short spikes on top of low creeping green foliage.

WHITE JOLANDA SPEEDWELL

Veronica longifolia ‘White Jolanda’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

20” (50 cm)  Borders

A very showy perennial with dense upright spikes of pure white flowers on top of dark green foliage. Very upright growth habit.

GOLDEN SPEEDWELL

Veronica prostrate ‘Aztec Gold’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4-6” (10-15 cm) Edging

Brilliant gold leaves form a low, spreading mound. Short spikes of sky blue flowers appear just above the foliage.

RED FOX SPEEDWELL

Veronica spicata ‘Red Fox’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12-16” (30-40 cm)  Borders

Upright spikes of bright fuchsia pink flowers are held above green foliage.

ROYAL CANDLES SPEEDWELL

Veronica spicata ‘Royal Candles’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12-16” (30-40 cm)  Borders

Foliage is dark green with a compact growth habit, slow growing and disease resistant. Showy flower spikes are a deep royal blue and will rebloom if deadheaded.

Royal Candles Speedwell

Red Fox Speedwell

SNOW CANDLES SPEEDWELL

Veronica spicata ‘Snow Candles’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

8-10” (20-25 cm)  Borders

New listing for 2018. Compact plant habit produces a mass of pure white flowers in summer.

SUNNY BORDER BLUE SPEEDWELL

Veronica spicata ‘Sunny Border Blue’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12-18” (30-45 cm)  Borders

Spikes of deep violet-blue flowers make this variety especially showy. Bright green foliage is un-usually crinkled. 1993 Perennial of the Year.

BLUE BOMB SPEEDWELL

Veronica x ‘Blue Bomb’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12-18” (30-45 cm)  Borders

Unique branched flower plumes similar to Astilbe, each plume is comprised of hundreds of bright blue flowers. Dark green foliage is very compact.

Snow Candles Speedwell

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HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS Vinca - Periwinkle Vinca minor

PERIWINKLE HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

4-6” (10-15 cm) Edging, Groundcover

BLOOMING TIME: April to May EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Periwinkle blue flowers form over a mat of glossy green leaves, excellent groundcover.

ILLUMINATION PERIWINKLE

Vinca minor ‘Illumination’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: April to May EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4-6” (10-15 cm) Edging, Groundcover

Periwinkle

Bright golden yellow leaves edged in dark green. Blue flowers form in early summer.

Viola - Pansy BOWLES BLACK VIOLA

Viola cornuta ‘Bowles Black’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: April to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4-5” (10-12 cm) Edging

One of the best dark coloured spring blooming violas. Deep violet-black with a yellow eye.

FERNS HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

Bowles Black Viola

Adiantum pedatum

MAIDENHAIR FERN 12-24” (30-60 cm) Edging

EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Light green, lacy leaves on stems that are shiny and black. Delicate, fan-shape fronds.

Athyrium filix-femina

LADY FERN HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

12-24” (30-60 cm) Massing

EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Delicate and lacy-looking ferns with triangular fronds divided into small leaflets.

LADY IN RED LADY FERN

Athyrium filix-femina ‘Lady in Red’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

24-36” (60-90 cm) Massing

New listing for 2018. Dark green, upright fronds with deep burgundy stems. Stem colour will develop in second season.

Lady in Red Lady Fern

GODZILLA JAPANESE PAINTED FERN

Athyrium niponicum ‘Godzilla’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

36” (90 cm) Massing

Forms a massive arching clump of silver fronds with green highlights and dark purple stems.

JAPANESE PAINTED FERN

Athyrium niponicum ‘Pictum’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12-24” (30-60 cm) Massing

Arching fronds, olive-green in colour with a metallic–gray sheen. 2004 Perennial of the Year.

Matteuccia struthiopteris

NATIVE FERN HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

12-24” (30-60 cm) Massing

EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 2

An upright fern with deep green fronds. Forms a wide-spreading patch.

Godzilla Japanese Painted Fern

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PERENNIAL GRASSES BIG BLUESTEM GRASS

Andropogon gerardi

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4-5’ (120-150 cm) Edging, Borders

Upright growing grass with blue green foliage. Slow to spread and forms a nice clump.

VARIEGATED BULBOUS OAT GRASS

Arrhenatherum bulbosum ‘Variegatum’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12-18” (30-45 cm) Edging, Borders

This grass forms a low clump of cream and green striped leaves. Tan colour seed heads.

Blue Grama Grass

BLUE GRAMA GRASS

Bouteloua gracilis

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12-18” (30-45 cm) Massing

Thin gray green foliage forms a nice clump. Flower heads are extremely decorative.

SKINNER’S GOLDEN BROME GRASS

Bromis inermis ‘Skinner’s Golden’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

12-18” (30-45 cm) Massing

This vigorous growing grass is characterized by green foliage that is heavily edged in bright golden yellow. Golden seed heads appear in early summer.

ELDORADO FEATHER REED GRASS

Calamagrostis acutiflora ‘Eldorado’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4-5’ (120-150 cm) Borders

Green leaves are striped down the middle with golden yellow. Forms an upright narrow clump.

Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass

KARL FOERSTER FEATHER REED GRASS

Calamagrostis acutiflora ‘Karl Foerster’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4-5’ (120-150 cm) Borders

Narrow clumps of green foliage bear spikes of soft, greenish flowers that fade to rose and then into stiff tan seed heads. Strong, upright habit. 2001 Perennial of the Year.

VARIEGATED FEATHER REED GRASS

Calamagrostis acutiflora ‘Overdam’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3-4’ (90-120 cm) Borders

This grass has narrow green leaves edged in white. Strong upright growth habit.

TUFTED HAIR GRASS

Deschampsia caespitosa

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

24-36” (60-90 cm) Edging

Dark green grass blades form a dense clump with attractive seed heads.

ELIJAH BLUE FESCUE GRASS

Festuca ovina glauca ‘Elijah Blue’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

8-10” (20-25 cm) Edging

Rich blue coloured foliage that is retained well throughout the summer. Compact growth habit.

Elijah Blue Fescue Grass BLUE FESCUE GRASS

Festuca ovina glauca ‘Select’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: May to June EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

8-10” (20-25 cm) Edging

This grass has spiky silver-gray foliage and forms a nice compact clump.

Helictotrichon sempervirens

BLUE OAT GRASS HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

24-36” (60-90 cm) Borders

BLOOMING TIME: May to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

A popular grass noted for its intense blue colour and clump forming nature. Non- spreading.

JAPANESE BLOOD GRASS

Imperata cylindrical ‘Red Baron’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:

18-20” (45-50 cm) Borders

Foliage is green with red tips that deepen as the season progresses.

Japanese Blood Grass

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 Zone 4


PERENNIAL GRASSES FLYING HEDGEHOGS RUSH

Juncus ensifolius ‘Flying Hedgehogs’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to September EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

10-12” (25-30cm) Annual, Containers

Dark brown spiky seed heads add interest to this blue-green grass, tolerates wet locations.

AUTUMN RED MAIDEN HAIR GRASS

Miscanthus sinensis purpurascens ‘Autumn Red’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: August to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

3-4’ (90-120 cm) Border

Grey-green foliage gives way to brilliant, red-orange fall colour. Showy, silvery plumes.

HURON SUNRISE MAIDEN HAIR GRASS

Miscanthus sinensis ‘Huron Sunrise’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: August to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3/4

4-5’ (120-150 cm) Border

Autumn Red Maiden Hair Grass

Mid-green leaves with a silver midrib, profuse burgundy plumes.

LITTLE MISS MAIDEN HAIR GRASS

Miscanthus sinensis ‘Little Miss’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: August to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3/4

24-36” (60-90 cm) Border

Graceful arching foliage is a glossy green through the summer months, turning into carmine and purple tones in fall. Reddish flower heads turn into buff seedheads.

VARIEGATED MOOR GRASS

Molinia caerulea ‘Variegata’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: July to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

24-30” (60-75 cm) Borders

A low mound of narrow green leaves edged in creamy yellow. Golden brown seed heads on arching branches. Nice compact form.

HEAVY METAL SWITCH GRASS

Panicum virgatum ‘Heavy Metal’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: August to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

4-5’ (120-150 cm) Borders

Variegated Moor Grass

This variety has blue foliage with a very upright and narrow growth habit.

HOT ROD SWITCH GRASS

Panicum virgatum ‘Hot Rod’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: August to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3/4

36-40” (90-101 cm) Borders

New listing for 2018. Blades emerge blue-green and rapidly the whole plants turns a deep rich marroon. Compact, firmly upright habit.

NORTHWIND SWITCH GRASS

Panicum virgatum ‘Northwind’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: August to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3/4

4-5’ (120-150 cm) Borders

A dark-green, upright, clumping grass. Golden yellow fall foliage. 2014 Perennial of the Year.

Phalaris arundinacea

RIBBON GRASS HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

24-36” (60-90 cm) Massing

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 2

Hot Rod Switch Grass

Attractive green and white variegated foliage with tan plumes. Very quick spreading.

THE BLUES LITTLE BLUESTEM GRASS

Schizachyrium scoparium ‘The Blues’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: June to July EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

24-48” (60-120 cm) Massing

A clump forming, fine textured grass, this selection has strong blue colour.

Sorghastrum nutans

INDIAN GRASS HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

36-59” (90-150 cm) Massing

BLOOMING TIME: July to August EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Native prairie grass. Green upright blades form a non-invasive clump. Tan coloured seed heads.

Sporobolus heterolepis

PRAIRIE DROPSEED HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

12-24” (30-60 cm) Massing

BLOOMING TIME: August to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 3

Medium green foliage forms a tight clump. Delicate seed heads adorn this plant with the blades

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The Blues Little Bluestem Grass


ANNUALS Grasses RED ROOSTER SEDGE GRASS

Carex buchananii ‘Red Rooster’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:

20-30” (50-75 cm) Annual, Containers

 Zone 6

Finely textured grass has an upright, V-shaped habit. Foliage is a copper-red to light brown.

Cyperus involucratus

BABY TUT GRASS HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

10-12” (25-30 cm) Annual, Containers

EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:

 Zone 10

Baby Tut is a mounded green foliage grass, with firework like shoots. Prefers moist conditions.

Red Rooster Sedge

Cyperus papyrus ‘King Tut’

KING TUT GRASS HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

4-5’ (120-150 cm) Annual, Containers

EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:

 Zone 10

Quick growing grass with deep green foliage, large spiky flower heads. Prefers moist conditions.

PRINCE TUT GRASS

Cyperus papyrus ‘Prince Tut’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:

30-48” (76-120 cm) Annual, Containers

 Zone 10

A compact form of King Tut but with the same large poms on the ends of the stems. Prince Tut is quite sturdy and lless likely to have stems flop. Prefers moist conditions.

TWISTED ARROWS SPIRAL RUSH GRASS

Juncus ‘Twisted Arrows’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:

18-36” (45-90 cm) Annual, Containers

 Zone 5

Combines two varieties together to provide a whimsical upright grass that features blue and green stems that are straight and curly.

Fireworks Fountain Grass

FIRST KNIGHT FOUNTAIN GRASS

Pennisetum purpureum ‘First Knight’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:

48” (120 cm) Annual, Containers

 Zone 9

New listing for 2018. Burgundy-green foliage intensifies to deep purple-black in summer. Noted for its more upright form.

GREEN FOUNTAIN GRASS

Pennisetum setaceum

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:

24-36” (60-90 cm) Annual, Containers

 Zone 9

Green, narrow foliage with arching leaves and showy plumes from early summer to fall.

PRINCE FOUNTAIN GRASS

Pennisetum setaceum ‘Prince’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:

4-5’ (120-150 cm) Annual, Containers

 Zone 9

Very upright growing variety has wide, dark purple foliage. Excellent for large containers.

Green Fountain Grass

FIREWORKS FOUNTAIN GRASS

Pennisetum setaceum rub. ‘Fireworks’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: August to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 9

18-24” (45-60 cm) Annual, Containers

The foliage has midveins of burgundy with hot pink margins. Great for container gardening.

PRINCESS CAROLINE FOUNTAIN GRASS

Pennisetum set. ‘Princess Caroline’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:

3-4’ (90-120 cm) Annual, Containers

 Zone 9

Wide, dark purple foliage. Excellent for large containers or for the summer garden.

PURPLE FOUNTAIN GRASS

Pennisetum setaceum var. ‘Rubrum’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: August to October EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:  Zone 9

24-36” (60-90 cm) Annual, Containers

Deep burgundy foliage with pink plumes make this variety a showpiece in any yard or pot!

VERTIGO FOUNTAIN GRASS

Pennisetum purpureum ‘Vertigo’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

BLOOMING TIME: EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:

4-5’ (120-150 cm) Annual, Containers

 Zone 8

New listing for 2018. Broad, strappy leaves stay deep purple throughout the growing season.

Prince Fountain Grass

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ANNUALS RED THREADS JOSEPH’S COAT

Alternanthera ‘Red Threads’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:

6-12” (15-30 cm) Annual, Containers

 Zone 10

Attractive deeply cut red-burgundy foliage is a great accent plant in containers.

Begonia

BEGOINA PLANT USES: Cultivar

Annual, Containers

EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:

 Zone 9

Description:

St. Nick T Rex™

large, exotic leaves with a red center surrounded by emerald green and white polka dots

Ruby Slippers T Rex™

glossy, deep ruby-red leaves, black strip on the mid rib

Unbelievable Miss Montreal cream coloured blossoms, edged with a think edge of coraly pink Unbelievable Tweetie Pie

large, bright lemon flowers, dark foliage

Digiplexis Illumination ‘Flame’

FLAME FOXGLOVE HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

St. Nick T Rex™ Begonia

18-24” (45-70 cm) Annual, Containers

EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:

 Zone 8

Flaming magenta pink flowers with soft orange, magenta speckled throats are held on spikes above green leaves.

Canna x generalis

CANNA LILY HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

24-36” (70-90 cm) Annual, Containers

EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:

 Zone 7

Cultivar

Description:

Cannova® Bronze Scarlet

large bronze-burgundy leaves, dark red-scarlet flowers

Cannova® Orange Shades

spikes of orange flowers with yellow centers, large green leaves

Cannova® Rose

spikes of rose flowers, large blue-green pointy leaves

Cannova® Yellow

bright yellow flowers, large green pointy leaves

Coleus

COLEUS PLANT USES:

Cannova® Orange Shades Canna Lily

Annual, Containers

EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:

 Zone 8

Cultivar

Height

Twist and Twirl

24” (70 cm)

Description: a twist of red, yellow, green and purple

Macaw

4” (12 cm)

compact; maroon leaves with cream centers

Lumen

14” (40 cm)

lime leaves with creamy centers

Magic Spell

10” (29 cm)

fuchsia to cream leaves with green edges, trailer-mounder habit

VERMILLIONAIRE® FIRECRACKER PLANT

Cuphea hybrid ‘Vermillionaire’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:

18-24” (45-70 cm) Annual, Containers

 Zone 8

Abundant orange-red flowers all season long, loves the head and loved by hummingbirds.

SISKIYOU PINK WAND FLOWER

Gaura lindeheimeri ‘Siskiyou Pink’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:

18” (45 cm) Annual, Containers

 Zone 5

Love and Wishes Salvia

Bright pink, 4-petaled flowers flutter above the foliage all season. The flower stems are long, thin wands which blow freely in the wind.

Salvia

SALVIA HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

24-36” (70-90 cm) Annual, Containers

EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:

 Zone 7

Cultivar

Description:

Black and Blue

vibrant cobalt blue, hooded blossoms, dark green foliage

Ember’s Wish

bright coral-red flowers, glossy green foliage

Love and Wishes

masses of rich, dark pink-purple flowers, glossy green foliage

Wendy’s Wish

vivid magenta pink flowers, glossy green foliage

METEOR SHOWERS VERBENA

Verbena bonariensis ‘Meteor Shower’

HEIGHT: PLANT USES:

EXPOSURE/HARDINESS:

18” (45 cm) Annual, Containers

 Zone 5

An upright verbena, this variety has clusters of lilac blooms held above deep green foliage. No deadheading required.

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Meteor Showers Verbena


HERBS Allium schoenoprasum

GARDEN CHIVES HEIGHT:

12” (30 cm)

EXPOSURE:



Deep green foliage with purple-pink flowers.

CORIANDER/CILANTRO

Coriandrum sativum

HEIGHT:

EXPOSURE:

24” (60 cm)



A popular herb, leaves can be used fresh or seeds can be used as a seasoning condiment.

Cymobopogon citratus

LEMON GRASS HEIGHT:

Garden Chives

36” (90 cm)

EXPOSURE:



An attractive grass with leaves and stocks that can be used fresh or dried.

Mentha sauveolens ‘Apple Mint’

APPLE MINT HEIGHT:

24” (60 cm)

EXPOSURE:



Bright green foliage with an apple fragrance, light purple-pink flowers.

Mentha x piperita ‘Chocolate’

CHOCOLATE MINT HEIGHT:

24” (60 cm)

EXPOSURE:



Bronzy peppermint-like foliage, minty chocolate flavor.

Mentha villosa ‘Mojito’

MOJITO MINT HEIGHT:

36” (90 cm)

EXPOSURE:



Sweet mint flavor useful for drinks or dishes.

Ocimum basilicum ‘Boxwood’

BOXWOOD BASIL HEIGHT:

8” (20 cm)

EXPOSURE:



A compact habit with tiny leaves that resemble a boxwood. It has great fragrance and flavour, useful for pasta, soups and pesto.

Ocimum ‘Genovese’

GENOVESE BASIL HEIGHT:

Lemon Grass

24” (60 cm)

EXPOSURE:



The most popular basil for pesto, high yielding.

Origanum vulgare ‘Italian’

ITALIAN OREGANO HEIGHT:

12” (30 cm)

EXPOSURE:



Rounded, green foliage is highlighted by pink flowers, intense flavour.

Petroselinum crispum

CURLED PARSLEY HEIGHT:

8” (20 cm)

EXPOSURE:



Popular herb with extremely favourful, intensely ruffled foliage. Used dried or fresh.

Rosmarinus ‘Arp’

ROSEMARY HEIGHT:

24” (60 cm)

EXPOSURE:



Gray-green needle-like foliage with clusters of small, light blue flowers, aromatic.

Salvia officinalis ‘Tricolor’

TRICOLOR SAGE HEIGHT:

18” (45 cm)

EXPOSURE:



Tricoloured foliage with blue flower spikes. Useful either fresh or dried.

Curled Parsley

Stevia rebaudiana

SWEET LEAF

HEIGHT: 18-24” (45-60 cm) EXPOSURE:  Sweet leaves of this plant are a nice alternative to sugar. Useful either fresh or dried.

Tricolor Sage

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Rosemary

Stevia

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ATTRACT BUTTERFLIES                                 

Achillea Ajuga Alcea Alchemilla Aquilegia Aster Astrantia Bergenia Centaurea Chelone Coreopsis Delphinium Dianthus Echinacea Eupatorium Gaillardia Helenium Hemerocallis Heuchera Knautia Lavendula Liatris Ligularia Lupinus Nepata Phlox Rudbeckia Salvia Scabiosa Sidalcea Solidago Tradescantia Veronica

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Achillea Aquilegia Aster Coreopsis Echinacea Gaillardia Hemerocallis Hosta Iris Lavender Monarda Papaver Rudbeckia Russian Sage Sedum Shasta Daisy

DEER RESISTANT                   

SHADE TOLERANT                

Aconitum Aegopodium Ajuga Anemone Astilbe Bergenia Convallaria Dicentra Filipendula Heuchera Hosta Lamium Ligularia Polygonatum Primula Pulmonaria

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Achillea Aconitum Agastache Ajuga Alchemilla Anemone Aquilegia Artemesia Astilbe Bergenia Brunnera Campanula Centaurea Chelone Convallaria Coreopsis Delphinium Dianthus Dicentra Digitalis Echinacea Geum Helenium Heuchera Iris Lavandula Liatris Lilium Monarda Nepata Papaver Pulmonaria Salvia Sedum Sempervivum Tiarella Veronica Vinca

HERBACEOUS PERENNIAL SELECTION GUIDE

DROUGHT TOLERANT

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HARDINESS ZONE MAP A zone rating is an attempt to match a plant’s survival with a set of environmental conditions. These conditions include minimum winter temperature, frost free period, snow cover, and wind speed. Most zone maps include a list of indicator plant species whose survival depends on certain climatic variables. Remember that zone ratings are only a guideline for plant selection. Plant survival is also impacted by bodies of water, wind protection, snow cover and urban heat islands. For this reason there will always be trees and shrubs that defy the odds and thrive under conditions very different from their zone rating. Nevertheless, there are limits to this flexibility and in most cases ignoring a plant’s zone rating is an invitation for winter damage. Typical winter damage on woody ornamentals includes winter browning, root injury, tip kill and bole cracking. The absence of snow combined with cold temperatures can have lethal effects on the roots of certain species. It is for this reason that rootstock must be carefully selected even when bud grafting hardy varieties. Ideally, seedling rootstock should be sourced from the harshest conditions in the region where the finished plant will be marketed. Tip kill and bole cracking are not only related to winter conditions but, more importantly, the onset of those conditions in the fall. Woody plants need adequate time and suitable conditions to set buds and enter dormancy prior to facing extreme cold. For example, an extreme September frost may be more damaging to a Silver Maple than a bitter cold spell in January.

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An informed gardener will take note of plant hardiness when making plant selections. However, one should not hesitate to stretch the limits of ornamental species in the landscape through: 1) proper plant placement to take advantage of snow cover and shelter, and 2) careful application of fertilizer so as to allow proper fall shutdown.


Cross pollination refers to the transfer of pollen between flowers of genetically-distinct plants. For cross-pollinated species at least two different cultivars from the same group must be planted in relatively close proximity for successful pollination and fruit production. Insects will cross pollinate a fruit tree when other suitable pollinator trees are growing within 450 feet. However, cross pollination may be hampered by cool, rainy weather or the lack of pollinating insects.

FRUIT TREE POLLINATION Most hardy fruit trees require cross pollination by another cultivar from the same group. 1. APPLE: Require cross pollination for fruit set. All apples, crabapples and applecrabs are closely related and can be used to cross pollinate each other. Ornamental crabapples pollinate fruiting cultivars. 2. APRICOT: Produce more reliably when pollinated by other apricots or Nanking Cherry. 3. CHERRY PLUM: Require cross pollination by another cherry plum cultivar or Sandcherry. 4. PLUM: Require cross pollination by a compatible plum cultivar or native plum species. Hybrid plums may not be cross pollinated by another hybrid plum. Cultivars such as Brookgold (Prunus salicina) and Toka (complex hybrid) can serve as pollinizers for hybrid cultivars such as Brookred and Pembina. 5. PEAR: Require cross pollination by another pear cultivar or Ussurian Pear seedling.

SMALL FRUIT POLLINATION Most hardy fruit shrubs are self-fertile and do not require cross pollination by another cultivar.

FRUITAPOLLINATION INFORMATION LOOK BACK ON 35 YEARS

UNDERSTANDING CROSS-POLLINATION

1. BLUEBERRY: Many are self-pollinating, however planting multiple cultivars often results in larger berries and better yields. 2. CHERRY: Self pollinating; only one variety required for fruit production. 3. CURRANT & GOOSEBERRY: Self pollinating; only one variety required for fruit production. If currants are grown near gooseberries yields can be even greater. 4. GRAPE: Many are self-pollinating, however some hybrids (e.g. Minnesota78) have non-viable pollen and require a pollinator for fruit production. 5. HONEYBERRY: Require cross pollination by another cultivar or by Sweetberry Honeysuckle. 6. RASPBERRY: Self pollinating; only one variety required for fruit production. 7. SASKATOON: Self pollinating; only one variety required for fruit production 8. SEA BUCKTHORN: Require cross pollination by another cultivar for fruit production 9. STRAWBERRY: Self pollinating; only one variety required for fruit production

HARVESTING FRUIT Colour, firmness and flavour are useful indicators to determine when fruit are ready to pick. To determine when apples are ripe, look for the following: (1) green portions of the skin start to turn yellow; (2) seed coats turn brown; (3) flesh changes from tough and pulpy to crisp and juicy; and (4) fruit stem separates from the tree. Pears should be picked when still firm and somewhat green in colour. If left to tree-ripen, they may turn brown and soft. Plums and apricots may be left on the tree until ready to eat.

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PRAIRIE LANDSCAPE PLANS

WELCOMING FRONT YARD A

Nobility White Ash (x 1) Alternates: American Linden, Admiration Oak

B

Black Hill’s White Spruce (x 1) Alternates: Select Blue Spruce, Hoopsi Blue Spruce

C

Snowbird Hawthorn (x 1) Alternates: Spring Snow Crabapple, Toba Hawthorn

D

Ivory Pillar Tree Lilac (x 1) Alternates: Ivory Silk Tree Lilac, Miss Kim Lilac Topgraft

E

Medora Juniper (x 8) Alternates: Skybound Cedar, Wichita Blue Juniper

F

Incrediball Hydrangea (x 9) Alternates: Little Lady Lilac, Dwarf Korean Lilac

G

Tiny Wine Ninebark (x 8) Alternates: Summer Wine Ninebark, Center Glow Ninebark

H

Hughes Juniper (x 11) Alternates: Arcadia Juniper, Morden Yew

I

Pink Beauty Potentilla (x 14) Alternates: Darts Red Spirea, Magic Carpet Spirea

J

Perennials or ground cover; use dwarf daylilies or a mix of nepata and coreopsis

K

Annuals of choice with spring bulbs

FAMILY BACKYARD

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A

Silver Cloud Maple (x 1) Alternates: Unity Sugar Maple, Hackberry

B

Prairie Horizon Alder (x 1) Alternates: Autumn Splendor Buckeye, Admiration Oak

C

Baby Blue Colorado Spruce (x 3) Alternates: Black Hills White Spruce

D

Starlite Flowering Crabapple (x 1) Alternates: Princess Kay Plum, Goldspur Amur Cherry

E

Spring Snow Flowering Crabapple (x 3) Alternates: Snowbird Hawthorn, Showy Mountain Ash

F

Atomic Amur Maple (x 2) Alternates: Muckle Plum, Double Flowering Plum Topgraft

G

Showy Mountain Ash (x 3) Alternates: Spring Snow Crabapple, Snowbird Hawthorn

H

Northern Gold Forsythia (x 3) Alternates: Golden Currant, Lemon Candy Ninebark

I

Cool Splash Dwarf Honeysuckle (x 9) Alternates: Little Rebel Dogwood, Western Snowberry

J

Russian Cypress (x 16) Alternate: Morden Yew, Dwarf Mugo Pine

K

Dwarf Winged Burning Bush (x 7) Alternate: Alaska Cranberry, Miniglobe Honeysuckle

L

Annabelle Hydrangea (x 3) Alternate: Alpine Currant, Snowhite Spirea

M

Burgundy Glow Ajuga (x 6) Alternate: herbaceous perennial groundcover

N

Mixed perennials including aster, coreopsis, Echinacea, geranium, hemerocallis, iris, phlox, rudbeckia and veronica

O

Annuals of choice

P

Vegetables and herbs


A B C D E F G H

Prairie Spire Green Ash (x 1) Alternates: American Linden, Nobility White Ash Black Hill’s White Spruce (x 5) Alternates: Select Blue Spruce, Hoopsi Blue Spruce Starlite Flowering Crabapple (x 4) Alternates: Spring Snow Crabapple, Snowbird Hawthorn Purple Spire Crabapple (x 1) Alternates: Emerald Spire Crabapple, Miss Kim Lilac Topgraft Goldspur Amur Cherry (x 1) Alternates: Pink Spires Crabapple, Hot Wings Maple Mohican Viburnum (x 10) Alternates: Nannyberry, Snowball Viburnum Goldflame Spirea (x 10) Alternates: Goldmound Spirea, Magic Carpet Spirea

N O

Skybound Pyramidal Cedar (x 9) Alternates: Brandon Pyramidal Cedar, Holmstrup Cedar Mango Tango Potentilla (x 13) Alternates: Pink Beauty Potentilla, Morden Snow Potentilla Russian Cypress (x 9) Alternates: Compact Plumosa Juniper, Icee Blue Juniper Lambert Closse Rose (x 12) Alternates: Winnipeg Parks Rose, Prairie Joy Rose Dwarf Winged Burning Bush (x 4) Alternates: Summer Wine Ninebark, Snowhite Spirea Annabelle Hydrangea (x 14) Alternates: Phantom Hydrangea, Endless Summer Hydrangea Ground cover Mixed perennials

P

Annuals of choice

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PRAIRIE LANDSCAPE PLANS

BACKYARD FOR ENTERTAINING

GARDEN FOR BIRDS A

Hot Wings Maple (x 1) Alternates: Gladiator Crabapple, Goldspur Amur Cherry

B

Toba Hawthorn (x 2) Alternate: Nannyberry Viburnum

C

Skybound Cedar (x 3) Alternates: Holmstrup Cedar, Techny Cedar

D

Little Rebel Dogwood (x 2) Alternate: Pucker Up Dogwood

E

Arcadia Juniper (x 4) Alternate: Russian Cypress

F

Mohican Viburnum (x 1) Alternate: Redosier Dogwood

G

Snowberry (x 1) Alternates: Sweetberry Honeysuckle, Autumn Magic Aronia

H

Compact American Cranberry (x 1) Alternate: Nannyberry Viburnum

I

Purple Beauty Aster (x 7) Alternates: Romany Aster, Solomon’s Seal

J

Moonbeam Coreopsis (x 4)

Alternate: Coral Bells

K

Purple Coneflower (x 3)

Alternate: Globe Thistle

L

Black Eyed Susan (x 3) Alternate: Grand Parade Monarda

M

Butterfly Blue Pincushion Flower (x 6) Alternate: Catmint

N

Goldenrod (x 3)

O

Autumn Red Maiden Grass (x 2) Alternate: Variegated Feather Reed Grass

P

Blue Oat Grass (x 3)

Q

Japanese Painted Fern (x 6)

R

Cosmos (x 6)

Alternate: Coleus

S

Moss Rose (x 20)

Alternate: Impatiens

Alternate: Globe Thistle

Alternate: Common Fern

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PLANTING INSTRUCTIONS


Pruning is a horticultural practice that alters the form and growth of a plant. Based on aesthetics and science, pruning can also be considered preventive maintenance. Many problems may be prevented by pruning correctly during formative years for a tree or shrub.

REASONS FOR PRUNING 1.

Prune to promote plant health o Remove dead or dying branches injured by disease, severe insect infestation, animals, storms, or other adverse mechanical damage. o Remove branches and branch stubs that rub together.

2.

Prune to maintain plants; intended purposes in a landscape, such as: o encouraging flower and fruit development, o maintaining a dense hedge, or o maintaining a desired tree form or special garden forms.

3.

Prune to improve plant appearance Appearance in the landscape is essential to a plant’s usefulness. For most landscapes, a plant’s natural form is best. Avoid shearing shrubs into tight geometrical forms that can adversely affect flowering. When plants are pruned well, it is difficult to see that they have been pruned! Prune to: o control plant size, o keep evergreens well-proportioned

4.

Prune to protect people and property. o Prune branches that obscure vision at intersections. o For security purposes, prune shrubs that obscure the entry to your home.

TIMING OF PRUNING

PRUNING LANDSCAPE PLANTS

PRUNING LANDSCAPE PLANTS

Shrubs that bloom early in the growing season on last year’s growth should be pruned immediately after they finish blooming: chokeberry golden currant elder forsythia lilac double flowering plum saskatoon early blooming spirea weigela Shrubs grown primarily for their foliage rather than flowers should be pruned in spring, before growth begins: alpine currant barberry burning bush cistena cherry dogwood honeysuckle ninebark smokebush sumac Shrubs that bloom on new growth may be pruned in spring before growth begins. Plants with marginally hardy stems such as clematis and shrub roses should be pruned back to live wood.

PRUNING HEDGES: After the initial pruning at planting, hedges need to be pruned often. Once the hedge reaches the desired height, prune new growth back whenever it grows another 6 to 8 inches. Prune to within 2 inches of the last pruning. Hedges may be pruned twice a year, in spring and again in mid-summer, to keep them dense and attractive.

PRUNING EVERGREENS: With few exceptions, evergreens (conifers) require little pruning. Different types of evergreens should be pruned according to their varied growth habits. o Pines only put on a single flush of tip growth each spring and then stop growing. Prune before these “candles” of new needles become mature. Pines seldom need pruning, but if you want to promote more dense growth, remove up to two-thirds of the length of newly expanded candles. Don’t prune further back than the current year’s growth. o Cedars and junipers grow continuously throughout the growing season. They can be pruned any time through the middle of summer. Even though these plants will tolerate heavy shearing, their natural form is usually most desirable, so prune only to correct growth defects.

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Northern Garden Collection Reference Guide for spring 2018

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