x grandiflora 'Sherwoodii' - Sherwood Glossy Abelia
Dark green glossy leaves show of the light pink summer-born
flowers. Best if grown in sun or part shade for flower
effect. Grows 4' tall by 5' wide. Occasionally cut
back harshly to keep the plants lush look.
x sieboldianus -
Five fingered arching foliage offers a beautiful texture with lime
colored new growth for contrast. Great for darkly shaded
areas and takes well to pruning. Easy to grow!
x sieboldianus ‘Variegatus’ -
Variegated Five-leaf Aralia
Foliage is creamy white with green variegation which makes this
plant a great focal point in the shade garden. Sun or shade. Grows
6-8' with arching branches.
Acer buergeriaum -
Well known and valued for its decorative exfoliating bark and
striking brilliant fall color of yellow, orange and red. Works
nice as a medium sized patio or street tree. Will grow 20-25'
- Vine Maple
Large multi-stemmed shrub or tree. Brilliant green summer foliage
gives way to yellow-orange and red early fall color. Attractive
white flowers followed by reddish fruit in late spring. Grows
10-20' tall in sun to part shade.
Acer ginnala (A. tataricum subsp. ginnala) -
Exceedingly hardy small tree, growing to 15-20'. Usually
grows in a lower-branched or multi-stemmed habit making it great
for screening or specimen planting. Very nice in fall color,
but coloring varies due to situation and sunlight.
Acer griseum -
One of the finest small trees with bark that exfoliates in strips
of cinnamon color. Small leaves, vivid red fall color and loads of
winter interest. Grows to 30'. Rare!
Acer japonicum -
Full Moon Maple
Leaves are similar to a green Japanese maple but slightly less
lobed. The tree has a great shape reaching to 20 or 30' with
an equal spread. Grows as an understory tree in Japan so is
a great choice for the shade garden.
Acer japonicum 'Aconitifolium'
Fern Leaf Full Moon Maple
Leaves are deeply lobed similar to Japanese maples but have a much
lacier look. Fall color is a spectacular orange to crimson.
Can reach 20-25' with a similar spread.
Acer miyabei - Miyabe
Mid-sized maple growing to 35'. A very uncommonly used
specimen tree or small shade tree. Miyabei maple forms a
beautiful vase-like or upright rounded form. Very hard to
propagate so this tree is used less than it deserves.
(open pollinated seedlings) -
These are Seedlings that we would usually graft our Japanese Maple
cultivars onto. We will randomly choose a healthy plant to
send to you. Will it be red or green, short or tall, lobed
or lacy, who knows? These are great for bonsai or just a
great story to tell your guests as you walk through the garden!
Acer palmatum ‘Aka
Shigitatsu Sawa' -
Aka Shigitatsu Sawa Japanese
A beautiful variegated Japanese maple. When the leaves
unfurl in spring they are bright red in color. As they age they
show off their creamy yellow variegation with red and pink
highlights. Very rare and showy!
Purple-leaved Japanese Maple
Often grows as a multi-stemmed small tree with wine red foliage.
Its summer color is exceeded only by the fall color which is
brilliant red and orange. A fine companion plant for Rhododendron
and Azalea, thriving under the same conditions.
Acer palmatum ‘Burgundy
Burgundy Lace Japanese Maple
An upright, red-leaved Japanese maple growing 10-12'. A
distinctive feature is it's wider than tall stance that offers a
lower canopy. Fall color is crimson as is the rule for most
Acer palmatum ‘Garnet'
Garnet Japanese Maple
(Lace-leaf or weeping type) A fantastic variety that holds
it's red foliage color well into the hot summer months. Not
as commonly grown as it was thirty years ago, but has proven
itself as good or better than the more recent introductions.
Acer palmatum ‘Inaba
Shidare' (dissectum var.) -
Inaba Shidare Japanese Maple
(Lace-leaf or weeping type) Grown for over 100 years for
it's fantastic red leaf color and heat tolerance. Has a
slightly more horizontal growth habit than other dissectum maples,
but great growth rate and sturdy branches made this a winner for
Acer palmatum ‘Moonfire' -
Moonfire Japanese Maple
Moonfire grows to 20' with a bright red foliage that holds its
color well in both the shade and the heat or the summer.
Grows more rapidly than the species but keeps the upright
vase-like shape you would expect.
Acer palmatum ‘Nishiki
Pine Bark Japanese Maple
This cultivar is known for its knobby coarse bark resembling the
bark of pines. Dense green leaves and upright vase-like
habit growing to 20' Creates a beautiful Canopy.
Crimson red fall color.
Acer palmatum ‘Novum' -
Novum Japanese Maple
An upright Japanese maple reaching to 25'. The leaves offer
an interestingly different medium red in contrast to the purple of
other varieties. Novum offers a vigorous growth habit and a
highly superior fall color!
Acer palmatum ‘Red
Red Pygmy Japanese Maple
This is an upright Japanese maple but has the smaller mature size
(6') of the dissectum types. The red leaves have a thin
strap-like look offering something that no other maple can.
Acer palmatum ‘Sango
Coral Bark Japanese Maple
Coral red bark most pronounced in the winter. Yellow-gold
fall color. Can grow 20-25'. A real specimen.
Known for it's beautiful green and white striped bark on the trunk
and stems. Use this naturalizing maple in light shade for
best results. Grows to 20' with an equal or lesser spread.
tegmentosum - Manchutriped
Very similar to A. pennsylvanicum as far as size and growth habit.
The bark shows off the heavy striping at an earlier age than
pennsylvanicum, but admittedly even trained plantsmen at our
nursery had them confused at one point, only being able to
positively identify tegmentosum by their parentage.
Large shade tree that can grow to 75'. Beautiful white
flower spikes literally cover the tree in early summer and can be
identified from miles away when in flower.
Currently Out of Stock
Aesculus hippocastanum 'Baumannii'
Double flowered European Horsechestnut
Double white flowers that look like fluffy cotton candy with no
fruit makes this a very popular alternative to the species.
Large rounded shade tree to 75'.
Large mounding specimen plant under shade trees, blooms with pure
white, bottle brush-like flowers in late July and has glowing gold
fall color. Grows to 10'x10'.
Flowers with large red panicles in spring. A great shade
tolerant plant for naturalizing that grows upwards to 15'.
Can be shaped into a tree or let be a multi-stemmed shrub.
A beautiful large multi-stemmed shrub or small tree of 8-10'.
Crimson flower spikes in late spring make this a showy specimen
for sun or light shade.
Aesculus x carnea 'Briotii'
- Ruby Red Horsechestnut
A bit smaller than other tree-form horsechestnuts to 45'.
Upright rounded form with bright pink blooms rather than the
Aesculus x mutabilis
- Induta Horsechestnut
A hybridization of A. pavia and A. sylvatica with red-orange
flowers that forms a small tree or large shrub to 15'. A
great accent for the shade garden or shrub border.
Albizia julibrissin -
Silk tree or Mimosa
Beautiful tropical leaves and rosy-red flowers give this 20-30'
tree some consideration in the garden. Be wary that in
northern climates this tree may be marginally hardy at best.
These plants were propagated from a tree here on our property in
Michigan which possibly could offer some hardiness advantages.
laevis - Allegheny Serviceberry
More tree-form than traditional serviceberry. As leaves
emerge on stems they unfurl as a bronzy red before darkening to
green. Flowers are white and prolific, emerging in spring.
Fruits are edible, dark blue, and taste like blueberries.
Great for birds! Grows to 15-25'.
Asimina triloba -
Great naturalizer for moist, shady locations. Small tree with
edible fruits and a some-what tropical appearance. Plant two for
Azalea X (Krume)
'Herbert' - Herbert Krume Azalea
Large (2") lavender-purple flowers in mid-may. One of the
easiest of the evergreen azaleas. Grows to 4' tall by 6'
The hardiest of the evergreen barberries. It has small, narrow
leaves, shiny green on top, silver underneath with fragrant yellow
flowers in early spring. A very thorny, low shrub. UNUSUAL!
Berberis thunbergii ‘Antares’
- Antares Barberry
Unusual copper red foliage sets this clone apart from other
barberries. Best as an accent plant, will grow 5‘ x 5‘ in full
sun. A Wavecrest Introduction!
Clear lemon yellow foliage makes this plant
look like it is in full bloom from early spring until late summer.
Plant in full sun for best color. Will not burn in summer heat. Grows 4'x4'.
- Concorde Barberry
A Wavecrest introduction, this barberry has small, velvety deep
purple leaves and a tight mounded habit. Grows to 18". Needs full sun. A
striking dwarf !
Berberis thunbergii ‘Helmond Pillar’ -
Helmond Pillar Barberry
Slender, tall outline with bright purple foliage offers color in a
small footprint of the garden. Place in full sun for best
Berberis thunbergii ‘Painter’s
Painter’s Palette Barberry
Pink and white variegated new growth make a striking contrast with
green mature leaves. Slow, compact and dense growth make this
ideal for confined spaces. A Wavecrest original.
‘Sunjoy® Gold Pillar’ PP#18082
- Gold Pillar
Golden barberry with a vertical growth habit. Grows to 3'
tall and 1' wide. Leaves open to red and bronze and then age
to gold. New cultivar in 2008.
microphylla ‘Kingsville Dwarf’
- Kingsville Dwarf Boxwood
A true dwarf Boxwood slowly forming a dense, low mound. Only grows
1-2" per year. Needs a protected location. Prized for Bonsai.
microphylla ‘Koreana’ -
This is the hardiest Boxwood, surviving
temperatures as low as -30 °F.
Buxus microphylla var. koreana
Wintergreen Korean Boxwood
Has larger leaves than most Boxwood, glossy and dense. Does not
bronze in winter. Beautiful as a specimen or in a hedge. Grows
Buxus microphylla ‘Green Gem’ - Green Gem Boxwood
Selected for hardiness extending northward even into Wisconsin.
This one has bright green foliage and assumes a dwarf, globe
Buxus microphylla 'Green Mountain’
- Green Mountain
Another hardy boxwood selection that grows in a wide pyramid like
the shape of a mountain.
Buxus microphylla ‘Green Velvet’
- Green Velvet Boxwood
A fine textured evergreen globe selection. Makes a good specimen
or hedge plant.
Buxus microphylla ‘John Baldwin’ -John Baldwin
Boxwood with a dense habit to 5' and blue-green leaves.
Grows upright and has leaves smaller than most boxwood.
Great for hedges or a specimen plant.
Buxus sempervirens ‘Curly’ -
Curled leaves as the name suggests. Unusual!
Buxus sempervirens ‘Graham Blandy’ -
Graham Blandy Columnar
Tall and thin, grows like a sentry in the garden!
Buxus sempervirens ‘Navicaburis’
- Navicaburis Boxwood
This was given to us by a friend in Jackson, Michigan. It is gold
variegated with variegation occurring only on some of the
branchlets. Subtle and beautiful. Appears to be very hardy.
Buxus sempervirens ‘Pier Cove’*(our
own selection) -
Pier Cove Boxwood
This was selected by us because of its survival under extremely
adverse and cold conditions. Has fine foliage, dark green in color
and is fast growing for a boxwood.
Buxus sempervirens ‘Suffruticosa’ -
True Dwarf Boxwood
The true ‘original’ Boxwood, with dense, compact growth. Excellent
fragrant foliage. Great for edging as well as the rock garden.
Buxus sempervirens ‘Variegata’
- Variegated Boxwood
Each leaf has a fairly wide, white margin. Slower growing than
most boxwoods, preferring light shade and some protection.
bodinieri ‘Profusion’ -
Profusion Beauty Berry
A profusion of violet fruit clusters adorn this plant in autumn.
Known for its bronze-purple new growth and its dark green foliage.
Easily grown in sun or light shade. Grows 5-6’. Birds love it!
- Japanese Beauty Berry
Small lavender-pink berries form on the twigs in late summer and
persist until the birds clean them up. Vigorous grower that stands
floridus - Carolina Allspice
Entire plant is scented with the flowers being exceptional in
fragrance. Attractive even when not in flower with dark
green lusterous leaves and dense habit. Grows 8x8'.
Cercidiphyllum japonica -
Japanese Katsura Tree
Heart shaped leaves on this vase-like tree. Grows 40 to 60'.
Loves moist, rich soils. Fast growing!
Weeping Japanese Katsura
Weeping form of katsura tree. Heart
shaped blue leaves, wide spreading mounded habit creates a lovely
specimen. Vigorous grower. Rare!
A small hardy
tree with rosy pink flowers in spring and yellow fall color.
Hardiness in Redbuds depends on the seed source. Ours are grown
from native Michigan seed and are quite hardy.
Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Cameo’ - Cameo Quince
Glossy green foliage and exquisite peachy pink double flowers in
early spring. Grows
Chaenomeles speciosa 'Toyo
Nishiki' - Toyo Nishiki Flowering Quince
Bearing white pink and red flowers on the same branches, makes an
unusual statement in the garden. Grows 8' tall by at least
- Fringe Tree
A large shrub or small tree (20'). Has hanging lacy white
flowers in prolific numbers. Very versatile and hardy.
Clethra alnifolia ‘Pink
- Pink Spire Summersweet
Pink buds open to light pink or white flowers.
This is a full size Summersweet reaching to 6'. Fragarant
flowers. Attracts Butterflies!
Clethra alnifolia ‘Ruby
- Ruby Spice Summersweet
A trully pink selection that grows to 6'.
Prefers a moist soil and can tolerate quite a bit of shade. Attracts Butterflies!
- Japanese Clethra
Four to six inch flower racemes grow horizontally from the
branchlets in mid-summer.
Leaves are larger than clethra alnifolia and are smooth and
glossy. Grows into a large shrub or small tree.
- Pagoda Dogwood
Zone (4) 5
Beautiful horizontal spreading branches give an oriental layered
effect. Reddish-purple fall color. Grows 20-30’.
Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’
- Variegated Giant Dogwood
An elegant tree growing 25-30’ with horizontal branching and
beautiful white and
green foliage. Needs partial shade and moist but well drained soil.
Difficult to propagate.
Cornus florida ‘Allegan’ -
White Flowering Dogwood
Grown from seed collected in the Allegan Forest at the northern end of the
Dogwood's range. These bloom consistently despite sub-zero winter
- Japanese Dogwood
than Cornus florida, with showy, creamy white star shaped flowers
than can last over a month. Red-strawberry-like fruit in late
red-purple fall color give this small tree three season interest!
Grows to 20'.
Cornus kousa ‘Beni Fugi’
- Beni Fugi Japanese Dogwood
A beautiful small tree that is one of the darkest red of all the
Cornus kousa ‘Milkyway’ -
Milkyway Japanese Dogwood
Selection of Japanese dogwood that showed large flower size and
superior flower quantity. An improved form that when grown
by grafting will bloom at any age!
Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ (syn.
‘Rosabella) - Pink
Japanese selection. Clear pink flowers that are long lasting.
Grows to 20’.
Cornus kousa ‘Steeple’ -
Steeple Japanese Dogwood
A very upright narrow form of Japanese dogwood. Nicely
pointed flower petals and dark green foliage.
Cornus kousa ‘Trinity Star’ -
Trinity Star Japanese Dogwood
A heavy flowerer with new growth which has a red-pink hue that
darkens down to glossy green as it matures.
Cornus kousa var. Chinensis -
Chinensis Japanese Dogwood
Wider growing than typical C. kousa, tolerates shade, heavy
bloomer. One of our favorites!
Small tree (20-25'), usually multi stemmed.
Valued for it's very early bloom time (well before daffodils and
forsythia). The yellow flowers and unusual bark make this
great for the shrub border or against a house. Edible
Cornus mas ‘Golden Glory’-
Golden Glory Cornelian Cherry
Multi-stemmed shrub or small tree of rounded
habit. Prolific yellow flowers bloom along stems in very early
spring. Red, edible fruit in summer. Attractive, rich exfoliating
bark on a choice plant that is shade tolerant and very adaptable.
Cotinus x (Hybrid) ‘Grace’
- Graceful Grace Smoke
Noted for its vibrant red, orange and yellow fall color. Light red
foliage when young
darkening to blue-green with age. Huge pink inflorescence's
suggest smoke in mid-summer. Grows
Cotoneaster dammeri 'Eichholz' - Eichholz
Groundcover cotoneaster with tiny dark green
leaves white flowers and red fruits. Grows to only 1' tall
but to 5' wide. Evergreen!
Cotoneaster salicifolius 'Scarlet Leader' -
Scarlet Leader Willowleaf Cotoneaster
Low growing semi-evergreen groundcover with
long, dark green, glossy leaves. Foliage turns to a
red-purple for winter and has large red fruits and white flowers.
Grows to 2' tall and 5' wide. Place in a protected site in
crenata var. nakiana ‘Nikko’ -
Dwarf Nikko Deutzia
A delicate, low spreading plant with abundant white flowers in
spring and attractive burgundy fall color. Grows 1-2’ tall and
Deutzia scabra 'Pride of
Rochester' - Pride
of Rochester Deutzia
Has double flowers that are pink on the outside and white in the
center. Grows to 8'x8'. Great for the shrub border.
Diospyros virginiana -
Large shade tree growing to 60'. Flowers are fragrant but
small and white to light green. The fruit is golden and
edible, ripening after frosts push the fruit to maturity.
Can sucker so be sure to keep this in check or offer a location
suitable for colonization. Great for wildlife.
campanulatus - Redveined Enkianthus
Upright narrow deciduous shrub. Creamy
white bell-shaped flowers and excellent red-orange fall color.
Grows 6-8' tall by 4' wide.
alatus 'Roy Nordine’ -
Roy Nordine Burning Bush
Very hardy and compact, grows about 6-8' tall
abundant fruit. Named after the former propagator of the Morton
alatus 'Rudy Haag’ -
Rudy Haag Burning Bush
Very compact form with fantastic fall color. Grows to only
4-5' tall and wide. a great selection for foundation
planting or as a specimen.
Small tree to 20' tall. Perhaps better in the background
because the spring and summer interest of the tree is lackluster.
The real show begins in the fall when the crimson fruit appears.
Euonymus fortunei ‘Kewensis’
- Kew Euonymus
A spreading and/or climbing evergreen Euonymus with very tiny
leaves. Forms a thick mat ground cover that spreads quickly and
discourages weed growth. Evergreen!
Euonymus fortunei ‘Lemon Princess’ - Lemon Princess Euonymus
Wonderful and intense yellow variegation throughout this spreading
Euonymus. Grows 18" tall in sun or shade. Evergreen!
Euonymus fortunei ‘Longwood’ - Longwood Euonymus
Very low-growing trailing groundcover. Small leaves gives
this plant the look of moss as it grows over the ground and climbs up any
porous surface. Evergreen!
Euonymus fortunei ‘Skokie’ -
Prolific bright white variegation on glossy dark green leaves.
Can spread as a groundcover or climb as a vine. Evergreen!
- European Beech
Large shade tree with dark green leaves. As the tree ages
the bark turns a wrinkly gray as to emulate an elephant's leg.
Very long lived and perhaps one of the finest shade trees
Fagus sylvatica ‘Atropurpurea’
- Purple Leaf Beech
Dark purple leaves act as an accent against the wrinkled gray
trunk. Large shade tree and is capable of reaching 70'.
Fagus sylvatica ‘Cristata’
- Cristata European Beech
Leaves are condensed at the ends of the branches and have a
distinctive crinkled look to them. Unique tree makes a great
sylvatica ‘Fastigiata’ -
Columnar European Beech
Upright, columnar form, glossy green leaves. Great as an
accent plant Grows 30-50’.
Fagus sylvatica ‘Lacinata’
- Fern Leaf European Beech
Foliage is narrow with many serrations giving the tree a more
ferny look. Branches usually hang low and the overall look
is very dense.
Fagus sylvatica ‘Pendula’
- Weeping European Beech
Stems and branches are contorted and grow in almost any direction.
Training it up a stout stake for a couple of years will give more
stature as it matures. Slow growing specimen.
Fagus sylvatica ‘Purpurea Pendula’
- Purple Weeping Beech
Deep purple foliage and a wide spreading
habit make this a good selection for a small garden. Very
sylvatica 'Rohanii’ -
Rohan’s European Beech
A vigorous grower with purple leaves, the margins of the leaves
somewhat undulating, edged with rounded, shallow teeth. Grows
Fagus sylvatica ‘Spaethiana’
- Spaeth’s Purple Leave
Has glossy large purple leaves that hold their color well
throughout the summer.
Fagus sylvatica ‘Zlatia’ -
Zlatia Golden Beech
Slow growing beech opens to a beautiful
golden color that becomes light green as the season progresses.
Beautiful fall color!
Forsythia suspensa -
Long tendrilous branches give this plant a
true weeping form, much like a miniature weeping willow. Can
grow 6-10' with the typical yellow forsythia flowers in spring.
Forsythia viridissima var. koreana 'Kumson' PP. -
Medium sized forsythia (to 6') with a very
interesting pattern on the leaves. The variegation almost
looks like its cracked with white on dark green leaves!
intermedia ‘Gold Tide’ -
Gold Tide Forsythia
Low growing with lacy foliage - grows only 2'
tall. Blooms golden yellow. Grows 2-4' wide.
Forsythia x intermedia ‘Karl
Saxe’ - Karl Saxe
A bushy Forsythia with huge deep golden flowers that cover the
entire shrub and
make it glow. Very desirable in any garden!
Forsythia x intermedia
‘White Gold’ - White
Variegated white, yellow and green leaves gives this forsythia
summer interest after the spring flower show has expired.
Our own introduction!
- Dwarf Fothergilla
Fringed white flowers appear before the foliage in spring. A small
shrub with beautiful red-orange fall color. Grows only to 3'.
Fothergilla major ‘Mt. Airy’
- Mt. Airy Fothergilla
Early spring, sweetly scented, white bottlebrush flowers, dark
blue-green foliage and consistent yellow-orange to red fall color.
Grows 4-5’. Full sun to part shade.
CURRENTLY OUT OF STOCK
biloba 'Canopy' -
Selection made here at Wavecrest for it's beautiful spreading
habit, perfect as a shade tree.
biloba 'Chase Manhattan' -
Maiden Hair Tree
A Bonn Hartline selection. Dwarf in all
respects, small leaves and slow growth to 15 ft. Excellent for
biloba 'Fastigiata -
Columnar Maiden Hair Tree
Narrow columnar form, used a great deal as a
street tree. 50 ft. ht. x 20 ft. spread.
biloba 'Princeton Gold' -
Princeton Gold Maiden
Large canopied ginkgo selected for great fall
color and the leaves that hold on to the tree longer than the
Halesia carolina -
Often shrubby, this tree has beautiful drooping white, bell-shaped
flowers just before the leaves emerge. Quite a show!
Can reach 35'.
Hamamelis virginiana -
Yellow flowers open in the fall, unlike it's spring-flowering
cousins. Flowers appear usually after the leaves fall for
winter. Great as an under-story small tree or large shrub.
x intermedia 'Arnold's Promise' -
Arnold's Promise Witchhazel
Bright clear yellow flowers in the spring, but a bit later than
other cultivars. Flowers are nicely scented. Can grow
up to 20'.
x intermedia 'Diane' -
Coppery red strap-like flowers in the very early spring or late
winter. Fantastic orange-red fall color and upright
x intermedia 'Jelena' -
Also known as Copper Beauty, this plant blooms with coppery orange
flowers. Red at the base, orange in the center, and yellow at the
tip. Starts flowering in February and continues until spring.
Seven Sons Flower
Large multi-stemmed shrub or small tree that can grow 15' tall.
Exfoliating bark and showy yellow fall color. Small, fragrant
white flowers mid-August to September with spectacular fruit
display lasting several weeks into fall. Full sun to partial
Hibiscus paramutabilis x syriacus 'Lohengrin' PP.#41886 - Lohengrin Rose of
A nice plant offering a white flower with a burgandy red center
and maple-shaped foliage. Grows 6-10'
syriacus ‘Mariana’pp#12664 -
Rose of Sharon
This one has large true blue flowers with a red center.
Currently out of Stock
Hibiscus syriacus ‘Double Red’*
- Rose of Sharon
A Wavecrest selection with double red flowers in late summer.
Currently out of Stock
Hibiscus syriacus ‘Minrosa’
- Rose Satin® Rose of Sharon
Clear pink flowers with a prominent red center. Very
vigorous grower which flowers heavily.
Hibiscus syriacus ‘Pink Giant’
- Rose of Sharon
Very large, single, deep pink flowers. Grows 8-10’.
Hibiscus syriacus ‘Violet
Satin’ ™ pp#12196 - Rose of
Large single red-violet flowers from July to September.
Currently out of Stock
Hibiscus syriacus ‘William
- William Smith Rose of Sharon
Single true white flowers that drop off after blooming to give the
plant a cleaner look than other Rose of Sharon.
Hydrangea arborescens ‘Annabelle’
- Annabelle Hydrangea
Has huge white blooms in mid-summer. The flowers are big even when
grown in the shade. Hardy and carefree!
Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Nikko
- Nikko Blue Hydrangea
Globe shaped flowers that emerge as pink in basic soils and blue
in acidic soils
Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Pink Elf’
- Pink Elf Hydrangea
Lovely dwarf hydrangea only growing about 18” tall with large deep
pink flowers from June to September.
Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Pink
Lacecap’ - Pink
A selected variety with pink lacecap flowers.
Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Tellers
Red’ - Tellers Red
The lacecap flowers on this Hydrangea are a beautiful, rich
pink-red. Grows to 4-5’.
paniculata 'Kyusho ’ -
Large lacy white flowers are held erect from July through
September. Abundant flowers initiate at a very young age. Grows
6-8' in height.
Hydrangea paniculata 'Pink
Diamond’ - Pink
Pink buds opening white then rapidly turn
bright pink. Conical blooms measure 12'x8'.
Hydrangea paniculata 'Tardiva’ -
Beautiful cone-shaped flowers that open late
in the season. Flowers dry on the plant giving some winter
interest. One of the most popular of the panicled
hydrangeas. 12' x 8'.
Hydrangea paniculata 'White
Lace’ - White Lace
White open flowers give the look of lace.
This plant will grow 6' tall.
''Double' cone-shaped flowers in July. Truly
the most beautiful of the oakleafs.
Hydrangea x serrata
‘Blue Bird’ - Blue
Bird Lacecap Hydrangea
Lacecap flowers which has pink female flowers on the edges
and blue male flowers in the center. Striking!
Hydrangea x serrata
Grayswood Lacecap Hydrangea
Lacecap flowers from June to frost, gradually changing from pure
white to translucent burgundy, passing through all the shades of
pink and orange along the way. Truly a Show Stopper!
Hydrangea x serrata ‘Preziosa’
- Preziosa Hydrangea
Flowers start out white in mid-summer then
gradually change first to pink then to mahogany red in the fall.
In acid soil they may have a blue cast. They may be cut and dried
in any color stage and retain their color. Grows to about a 5'
frondosum 'Sunburst' - Sunburst St. Johnswort
Small blue-green foliage on a 3' by 4' plant.
Flowers come in late spring/early summer and are golden yellow.
Red berries in summer and fall are used in flower arrangements.
virginiana - ‘Henry’s Garnet’
- Henry’s Garnet Sweetspire
Loads of long, white flowers in early summer and brilliant reddish
purple fall color. Grows 3-4'.
Single, yellow flowers smother this shrub in springtime and
rebloom lightly in late summer. Bright green stems persist in
winter. Grows to 4’x4’. Tolerates shearing. Sun or light shade.
Kolkwitzia amabilis -
Masses of fragrant pink flowers cover this
large shrub in late May. It can grow 6-10' or larger. Prefers full
sun, however it is very adaptable. Excellent for screening.
Kolkwitzia amabilis 'Maradco' -
Dream Catcher™ Beauty Bush
shrub with golden leaves and coppery new growth. Rounded habit,
likes light shade, pinkish-white fragrant flowers in Spring. Grows
4-5' ht. x 3-4' spread.
bicolor - Bush Clover
A somewhat weedy shrub during the summer
offering a somewhat brambly look. In fall the entire bush
explodes with pink blooms which resembles a sweet pea flower.
Very attractive in bloom. Grows to 6'.
fontanesiana ‘Girards Rainbow’ -
An interesting broadleaf evergreen. Leaves are splashed with pink
and white. Thrives in acid soil, sun or
shade. Grows to 4-5’. Mixes well with Rhodo’s.
fontanesiana ‘Nana’ -
Excellent low growing evergreen shrub with fragrant white flowers
and red new growth. Grows about 2 ft. tall with a 4-5 ft. spread.
Mixes well with Rhododendron, Azalea and Hosta.
Liquidambar styraciflua - American Sweet Gum
Bark on young stems is corky and winged much like you might find
on a burning bush. Foliage looks like an oversized japanese
maple giving a bit of an asian look. Fall color varies but
gives a good show no matter the color. - grows 60-70' tall.
Liriodendron tulipfera - Tulip Tree/Tulip Poplar
Very large shade tree, great for the yard or park settings.
Very fast growing, 3' per year when happy. Loves moisture
but can tolerate very dry conditions. Yellow & Orange
flowers are nice when the tree is small but are hard to enjoy on a
Lonicera pileata -
Lustrous dark evergreen leaves borne on horizontal spreading
branches that form an elegant groundcover, yellowish-white flowers
occur in May. Best in light shade.
liliflora 'Orchid' -
Flowers are about six inches in size
and have the color you might think of when you imagine an orchid.
Flowers are bright pink-purple and will bloom on and off after the
main spring bloom.
sieboldii - Oyama
A Chinese Magnolia that blooms from May to August. The flowers are
thick, single cup shaped, white with a pink center and deliciously
fragrant. Grows 15' x 15'.
Currently out of Stock
stellata 'Centennial' -
Released to commemorate the 100th aniversary of the Arnold
Arboretum. Profuse white flowers with a tinge of pink at the
tips. Grows to 25'.
Very hardy Magnolia with huge tropical leaves on the new growth.
Flowers are large and off white. Seed pods are prolific,
coral in color and form in summer.
Magnolia x (Hybrid) ‘Big Dude’ - Big Dude Magnolia
Upright, but spreading habit. Flowers are very large, fragrant,
rose pink outside, with white centers.
Magnolia x (Hybrid) 'Flamingo'
- Flamingo Hydrangea
A Savage hybrid with fairly large, clear pink flowers on a small
Magnolia x (Hybrid) ‘Laura
- Laura Saylor Magnolia
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Currently out of Stock
Magnolia x (Hybrid) ‘Limelight’
- Limelight Magnolia
A Phil Savage hybrid that has yellow flowers flushed with green;
which is very unusual in a Magnolia.
Magnolia x (Hybrid) ‘Sundance’
- Sundance Magnolia
Beautiful huge light yellow flowers emerge before the leaves
showing off without interruption.
Magnolia x loebneri ‘Leonard Messel’
- Leonard Messel Magnolia
This hardy and heavy bloomer has purple buds that open to dark
pink flowers, that fade slowly as they age. They have strap-like
petals, similar to Star Magnolias.
x soulangiana 'Picture'
- Picture Magnolia
Large flowers (up to 12" across) with purple buds. Buds open
to pink interior and red-purple outer.
Currently out of Stock
pennsylvanica - Bayberry
Lustery green shrub for sunny areas. Foliage is very
fragrant and the dark blue berries are used as fragrances.
Great for hot dry spots with poor soils.
sylvatica - Black
Gum, Sour Gum, Tupelo
Large tree commonly found in wet locations and grows 60-80’ with a
straight trunk and smooth grayish bark. It has deciduous,
alternate, glossy green leaves 2-5” long. The fruits are oval,
dark blue drupes about 1/2” long. Early red fall color!
arboreum - Sourwood
Small tree, slow
growing with shiny leaves and exceptional fall color blazing red
to orange. Small white flowers like lily of the valley in mid
summer. Grows 15-30' tall.
opulifolius 'Monlo' pp#11211
Extremely hardy shrub with showy pinkish white flowers early in
the season followed by purple foliage all summer long. Grows 6-8"
tall. Full sun.
'Dart's Gold' -
Dart's Gold Ninebark
Slow growing ninebark - new growth golden turning to lime green.
Attractive exfoliating bark. Grows 4-5'.
PP#14821 - Summer
Purple leaves similar to Diablo but growing to only half the
size. Light pink flowers in the spring and red fruits in
Currently out of Stock
Prunus laurocerasus ‘Schipkaensis’
- Schipka Cherry
The hardiest Cherry Laurel. Fragrant white flowers & evergreen
foliage. Needs some protection. Grows 4' x 8'. Tolerates pruning.
- Nanking Cherry
Pink buds open to white 3/4" flowers. Bark is red and
exfoliates with age. Usually grows as a 10' open shrub, but
can be pruned for a more tree-like appearance. Produces a
sweet edible cherry in late summer.
x 'Snow Fountains'
- Snow Fountains
Beautiful true weeping cherry with snow white blossoms covering
the branches. Should be staked to increase height.
frangula ‘Asplenifolia’ -
Fine textured, slow growing small pyramidal tree. Narrow leaves
give delicate, fern-like appearance. Perfect for small spaces.
Grows to 12’. Hardy substitute for Japanese Maple.
frangula ‘Ron Williams’
Fine Line® Buckthorn
Narrow ribbon like foliage
and a tight columnar habit. Grows 5-7' tall x 24" wide. Very
durable and great for a difficult location.
- Black Jet Bead
Excellent shrub for exposed, difficult locations. Grows 5’ x 5’.
Tolerates poor, dry soil, sun or shade and has pure white flowers
followed by black berries. Attracts birds!
Rhus aromatica ‘Grow
Low, wide spreading habit, with glossy green foliage and
red-orange fall color. Excellent for massing. Sun to part shade.
caprea pendula -
Kilmarnock Weeping Pussywillow
Known for its showy spring catkins, this weeping plant may be
grown as a groundcover or staked up to form an unusual specimen.
The wispy gray-green foliage on this willow
provides color, contrast and texture to the garden. Grows to about
10-12'. Easy to maintain smaller by pruning back in the spring.
Salix integra 'Hakuro Nishiki'-
Variagated Japanese Willow
Striking white, green and pink foliage. Regular shearing and light
shade help maintain variegation.
Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis
Handsome evergreen groundcover for shade. Very fragrant white
flowers in early spring followed by black fruit. Grows 12-18"
tall. It is native to Western China.
Sinocalycanthus sinensis (synm. S. chinensis) -
Large shiny green leaves show off the 3" cup shaped, nodding
flowers. Flowers are white, sometimes tinged with pink at
the edges, and yellow at the center. Grows to 6'. Be
careful in northern regions.
Skimmia japonica (Female) - Japanese
Dark green, glossy leaves show off the bright red fruit in the
fall. Bright white rounded panicles of fragrant flowers in
spring. Very handsome plant for the shade garden. Grows
3'tall by 4' wide. Evergreen!
Currently out of Stock
Skimmia japonica (Male) - Japanese Skimmia
This is the pollinator for the female skimmia. Both the the
male and female will have the large clusters of white flowers in
spring but only the pollinated female will have the glossy red
Sorbus aria - Whitebeam Mountainash
Very nice small shade tree or large ornamental. This tree is
a mountainash but he leaves are simple and resemble the leaf of a
beech more than a mountainash. The white flowers in spring
and orange-red berries in fall resemble those or a typical
Large cymes of pale pink flowers which bloom in mid June. Grows
3-4' tall in full sun.
Spiraea thunbergii 'Ogon' -
Golden Thunberg Spiraea
Profuse small white flowers appear in spring on wispy branches
before the golden serrated willow-like leaves appear. Grows 3-5'
tall. Full sun. Brilliant fall color!
Spirea trilobata ‘Swan Lake’ -
Swan Lake Spirea
White flowers in June contrast well with blue-green foliage.
Excellent as a low informal hedge. Grows 3-4’ tall in sun to part
Currently out of Stock
incisa 'Crispa' - Lace Shrub or Lace Stephanandra
Low growing clumping shrub with arching branches. Foliage is
cutleaf and very attractive. Great for massing or for use as
out of Stock
Stewartia pseudocamellia -
One of the finest small trees. Beautiful
clean shape, exfoliating bark, white camellia like flowers in
July. Brilliant red-orange fall color!
Small tree-like shrub covered in showy white bell-shaped flowers
in spring. Handsome smooth gray bark provides interest the rest of
the year. Full sun to partial shade with a moist well-drained acid
Styrax japonica -
Prolific white bell-shaped flowers hang below the branches of this
wide spreading small tree in the spring. Wonderful oriental
character adds to the winter landscape. Grows 15’ x 15’.
Stunning in Flower!
Syringa microphylla 'Superba'
- Superba Lilac
Smaller foliage than common lilacs, blooms twice a year with
lavender lacy panicles. Grows to 6-8'.
out of Stock
Japanese Tree Lilac
Medium sized shade tree with Bright white panicled blooms in
mid-spring. Very hardy and can tolerate full sun or light
reticulata 'Ivory Silk' -
Ivory Silk Japanese Tree
Flowers are more showy than regular Japanese Tree Lilac. Good
clean foliage, insect free and hardy.
parvifolia 'Seiju' -
Seiju Lacebark Elm
A great specimen for bonsai as this cultivar will only reach 6' in
out of Stock
Viburnum dentatum 'Christom' -
Definitely more compact and shorter than traditional Arrowwood
with blue fruits in summer and white lacey flowers in spring.
Viburnum dentatum 'Deamii' -
Deamii Arrowwood Viburnum
A naturally more dense arrowwood viburnum. White flowers in
the spring and blue-black berries late in the season. Birds
farreri 'nanum' -
Dwarf Fragrant Viburnum
Small growing shrub 3-4' tall. Fragrant pinkish flowers in early
April. Purple red fall color.
Snowflake’ - Summer
Upright and globose, growing with continuous flowering from spring
until frost. Sun to part shade. Grows to 6-8’.
Viburnum lantana ‘Variegatum’ -
Variegated Lantana Viburnum
A Lantana Viburnum with leaves that are speckled and variegated
with gold. Grows 6' x 6'. White flowers, red berries. Rare!
Viburnum nudum 'Winterthur'
- Smooth Witherod
Very waxy dark green foliage makes an attractive statement.
Whiet flowers in the spring, darkly colored fruits in the
late-season. Great fall color! Grows to 8'.
Viburnum opulus 'Notcutts'
- Notcutt's European
An English selection. Vigorous, dense. White
flowers and glossy red berries. A big grower! Great for attracting
birds! Good for screen planting.
Viburnum opulus 'Roseum' -
European Snowball Viburnum
Globe shaped flowers in spring makes this unique among the opulus
cultivars. Very Showy. Grows 8-10'.
Viburnum plicatum 'Mariesii'
- Mariesii Viburnum
Profuse white flowers, followed by red berries. Grows 8' x 8'. Red
fall color. Lovely.
Viburnum plicatum forma tomentosum
'Shasta' - Shasta
Profuse flowers, burgundy fall color on a
compact spreading shrub. Suitable for smaller city spaces. Grows
6' tall in sun to part shade.
plicatum forma tomentosum 'West Olive'*
- West Olive
Our own selection. Lovely white flowers, deep
red fall color and exceptionally nice foliage and texture. Tends
to grow more vase-like than Mariesii or Shasta.
- Blackhaw Viburnum
Forms a small tree or large multi-stemmed
shrub. White flowers appear in spring and during summer red
fruit ripening to summer is edible. Interesting specimen for
a gardener wanting to use natives.
Maple-shaped foliage which emerges dark maroon and ages to green.
Lacecap style flowers start white and age to pink. Red fruit
ripens in summer. Beautiful dense plant growing to 10'.
Blue-green foliage, white flowers in late May followed by profuse
red berries in late fall. The most handsome fruit producer among
the Viburnums. Grows to 8-12’.
Wavecrest Seibold Viburnum
Upright habit, white flowers followed by red
and black berries. Heavily textured leaves turn bright red in the
fall. Grows 10-12' ht. x 6-8' spread.
Viburnum x bodnantense ‘Pink Dawn’ -
Pink Dawn Viburnum
Very early fragrant pink flowers with dark green foliage and
reddish fall color. Grows to 6-8’.
Viburnum x burkwoodii
- Burkwood Viburnum
Multi-stemmed, upright habit to 8' tall. Hardiest of the
fragrant Viburnums. White to pink extremely fragrant
flowers in spring followed by fruit in summer.
Viburnum x (hybrid) 'Juddi'
- Judd Viburnum
Pink buds open to very fragrant white snowball flowers in spring.
Grows 6-8' in full sun to partial shade. Shows good resistance to
bacterial leaf spot.
(hybrid) 'Mohawki' -
Prolific red flower
buds appear several weeks before opening to heavily
spice-fragranced white petaled flowers with red blotches. Compact
form, disease resistance, orange-red fall color and flowering
effect make this a very desirable fragrant Viburnum. Needs
Viburnum x pragense -
Evergreen shrub growing to 10' or more. Flowers in mid-May are
pink in bud opening to creamy white, and are slightly fragrant.
Shiny dark leaves give it the best foliage of any Viburnum we
X rhytidophylloides 'Dart's Duke'
- Dart's Duke
Large, leathery, dark green foliage with white flowers. Sun to
part shade. Grows 8-10' tall and wide.
- Chaste Tree
Aromatic gray green leaves accent the
blue/violet spike flowers in late summer. Grows to about 6'. Can
be handled as a cutback shrub like butterfly bush.
agnus-castus 'Shoal Creek'
- Shoal Creek Chaste Tree
Deep blue flowers and more dense habit when
compared to Chaste Tree.
florida 'Gold Rush' - Gold Rush Weigela
Gold variegation on meduim green leaves makes
it almost sparkle. Pink Flowers appear in profusion in early
summer. Grows 5' by 5'.
florida 'Rubridor' - Rubridor Weigela
Bright gold foliage color show off the dark
red flowers. Grows to 6'.
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