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NEW SELECTIONS FOR 2017

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DECIDUOUS SHRUBS

Aesculus pavia - Bright red to orange-red flowers
Buddleia davidii ‘Ellen’s Blue’ - Soft blue flowers
Cephalanthus occidentalis ‘Sugar Shack’ - Fruit is showy and red
Corylus avellana ‘Red Dragon’ - Maroon leaves with twisted form
Corylus avellana ‘Rosita’ - Maroon wavy leaves on upright form
Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Burgundy’ - Burgundy flowers
Hibiscus syriacus ‘Fiji’ - Semi-double white and pink flowers with dark red center
Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Annie’s Blue’ - Lacecap with large dark blue flowers
Hydrangea paniculata ‘Fire Light’ - Large blooms emerge white and turn deep red
Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Gatsby Pink’ - Massive white flowers quickly turn pink
Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Burgundy Candy’ - Compact habit with rich burgundy foliage
Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Lemon Candy’ - Yellow-green leaves on a compact plant
Syringa x hyacinthiflora ‘Anabel’ - Double pink-lavender, early bloomer, very fragrant
Syringa x hyacinthiflora ‘Excel’ - Single lilac-purple, early bloomer, very fragrant
Syringa prestoniae ‘Isabella’ - Single pink-lavendar, late bloomer
Syringa prestoniae ‘Royalty’ - Single lilac-purple, late blooming
Syringa vulgaris ‘Agincourt Beauty’ - Single, deep voilet, mildly fragrant
Weigela ‘Maroon Swoon’ - Dark red flowers on dark green foliage, rebloomer

 

EVERGREENS

Abies koreana ‘Aurea’ - Gold-tinted foliage contrasts with purple cones
Abies nordmanniana ‘Golden Spreader’ - Bright golden yellow with a nest-like shape
Buxus sempervirens ‘Schmidt’ - Upright habit great for hedging
Calluna ‘Dark Beauty’ - Deepest ruby red flowers
Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Vokel’s Upright’ - Dwarf with upright habit, finely-textured foliage
Ilex opaca ‘Dan Fenton’ - Glossy, deeply-veined leaves with heavy fruit set
Juniperus horizontalis ‘Pancake’ - The flattest cultivar at 2-3" high
Picea abies ‘Farnsburg’ - A weeper which is shorter, tighter, and denser than average
Picea abies ‘Paul’s Select’ - It's BLUE!
Pinus banksiana ‘Manomet’ - Dwarf with dense, mounded form
Pinus cembra ‘Blue Tower’ - Slow-growing, long blue needles, narrow upright form
Pinus flexilis ‘Cesarini Blue’ - Silvery blue foliage on a pyramidal plant
Pinus strobus ‘Mini Twists’ - Dense compact mound of small twisted needles
Pinus sylvestris ‘Gold Coin’ - Dwarf upright pyramid, green in summer, bright yellow in winter
Pinus thunbergiana ‘Suiken’ - Irregular and contorted with lime green needles
Taxus baccata ‘Silver Spire’ - Narrow and upright with two-toned needles
Taxus x media ‘Pilaris’ - Bright green, columnar form

 

DECIDUOUS TREES

Acer palmatum ‘Hefner’s Red’ - Slow-growing with bright red leaves fading to burgundy
Acer palmatum ‘Little Princess’ - Dwarf with bright red leaves turning green
Acer palmatum ‘Saiho’ - Very dense dwarf, tiny green leaves edged in red
Acer saccharum ‘Majesty’ - Fast-growing, red/orange fall color, resists frost cracking
Amelanchier laevis ‘Spring Flurry’ - Sturdy upright habit with strong central leader
Betula papyrifera ‘Prairie Dream’ - Bright white bark peels to expose orange inner bark
Carpinus caroliniana ‘Palisade’ - Upright form, grows almost anywhere
Cercis canadensis ‘Alley Cat’ - Green leaves are speckled with white
Cercis canadensis ‘Pink Heartbreaker’ - A weeper with more upright form than typical
Cornus kousa ‘Crown Jewel’ - Dark green leaves develop flushes of yellow in summer
Magnolia sieboldii - Pure white flowers with red stamens, long-blooming
Magnolia virginiana ‘Green Shadow’ - 2" wide flowers are very fragrant, tight upright form
Malus ‘Emerald Spire’ - Columnar form with pink flowers and green fruit
Metasequoia glyptostroboides ‘North Light’ - Dwarf mound with creamy white spots on needles
Nyssa sylvatica ‘Green Gable’ - Upright pyramidal shape with uniform branching
Styrax japonicus ‘Evening Light’ - Maroon foliage shows off crisp white flowers
Syringa reticulata ‘Snow Dance’ - Sterile form has no seed pods, better horizontal branching in youth

 

PERENNIALS

Alcea ‘Mars Magic’ - single, bright red
Allium ‘Medusa’ - Amethyst globes of flowers
Anemone ‘Lucky Charm’ - leaves emerge purple and fade to green, single pink flowers
Aquilegia ‘Cardinal’ - Red and white
Aquilegia ‘Dove’ - Pure white
Aquilegia ‘Robin’ - Pink and white
Aster ‘Lady in Black’ - Purple foliage with white flowers
Baptisia ‘Blueberry Sundae’ - Blue flowers
Baptisia ‘Lemon Meringue’ - Bright yellow flowers
Bergenia ‘Baby Doll’ - Pink flowers with bronze-tinted leaves
Bergenia ‘Eden’s Dark Margin’ - Leaves edged in red, pink-purple flowers
Chelone ‘Black Ace’ - Blackish foliage with white flowers
Coreopsis ‘Bengal Tiger’ - Gold flowers with red in center
Coreopsis ‘Red Satin’ - Rich red flowers
Delosperma ‘Orange Wonder’ - I wonder if the flowers are orange? Yep. They are
Delphinium ‘Blue Lace’ - Sky-blue flowers
Delphinium ‘Pagan Purples’ - Deep purple flowers
Echinacea ‘Flamenco Orange’ - Another orange Coneflower, compact habit
Echinacea ‘Sandy Yellow’ - Flowers emerge yellow and fade to almost white
Epimedium pinnatum subsp. colchicum - Evergreen leaves have red veins when emerging. Yellow nodding flowers
Eryngium ‘Blue Hobbit’ - Dwarf with spiny powder-blue flowers
Gaillardia ‘Celebration’ - It's red
Helenium ‘Fuego’ - Flowers are a mix of orange and red
Helleborous ‘Cherry Blossom’ - Pink flowers with cherry red centers
Heuchera ‘Cherry Cola’ - Reddish bronze foliage, red flowers
Heuchera ‘Frosted Violet’ - Purple leaves have a silvery cast with darker purple veins
Lavendula ‘Super Blue’ - Flowers are deep blue (and super)
Lobelia cardinalis ‘Black Truffle’ - Dark maroon foliage with the typical bright red flowers
Monarda ‘Blue Stocking’ - Kinda blue but more of a violet, mildew resistant
Monarda ‘Gardenview Scarlet’ - Scarlet red blooms are larger than normal, mildew resistant
Paeonia ‘Bowl of Beauty’ - Deep pink petals hold a white frilly center
Paeonia ‘Coral Sunset’ - Semi-double, coral-pink
Paeonia ‘Dancing Butterflies’ - Single pink
Paeonia ‘Nippon Beauty’ - Single garnet red with yellow center
Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Redhead’ - Deep pink fuzzy inflorescences, green foliage
Phlox paniculata ‘Glamour Girl’ - Coral pink flowers on purple stems
Schizachyrium ‘Smoke Signal’ - Deep blue-green foliage turns burgundy as summer passes
Sempervivum ‘Desert Bloom’ - Green in the center, red on the outside
Tricyrtis ‘Minazuki’ - White flowers with lavender speckles
Veronica ‘First Love’ - Pink and compact

 

FRUITS

Raspberry ‘Autumn Britten’ - bright red fruit ripens early

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