FORSYTHIA: Light requirements: Full Sun, Partial Sun Soil Conditions: Well Drained Height at Maturity: 6 - 10 ft Growth Rate: Fast Fruiting: No Flowering: Yes Bloom Color: Yellow Fragrant: No Bloom Season: Spring
LILAC: Light requirements: Full Sun Soil Conditions: Adaptable Height at Maturity: 5 -12 ft depending on variety Growth Rate: Moderate Fruiting: No Flowering: Yes Bloom Color: Purples, Pinks, Yellow and White available Fragrant: Yes Bloom Season: Spring
RHODODENDRONS: Light requirements: Partial Sun to Shade Soil Conditions: Tolerates wet soil Height at Maturity: 5- 25 ft depending variety Growth Rate: Fast Fruiting: No Flowering: Yes Bloom Color: Available in Purple, Pink. Red & Yellow Fragrant: No Bloom Season: Spring
ANDROMEDA: Light requirements: Full Sun, Partial Sun Soil Conditions: Well Drained, Acidic Height at Maturity: 10 - 12 ft Growth Rate: Moderate Fruiting: Yes Flowering: Yes Bloom Color: Pink-White Fragrant: Yes Bloom Season: Spring
AZALEA: Light requirements: Partial Sun Soil Conditions: Adaptable Height at Maturity: 3 - 4 ft Growth Rate: Moderate Fruiting: No Flowering: Yes Bloom Color: Available in Pinks, Purples, Yellow, Orange and Red Fragrant: No Bloom Season: Spring
An exciting hardy Hydrangea from Holland, 'Limelight' has unique bright chartreuse blooms in mid-summer that hold bright and refreshing color right into autumn when the blooms change color to a rich deep pink. The autumn display of chartreuse and pink blooms on the same plant is breathtaking! The color makes a great addition to the garden and it blends wonderfully with all other colors. Use 'Limelight', either fresh or dried, in bouquets to make a unique floral design. This is an easy to grow plant with reliable flowering and flower color regardless of soil pH. The flower heads are of good size, ranging from 6 to 12 inches and are held upright on the shrub. The blooms are well distributed making a very nice plant and display. Part sun to sun / Grows 72-96" tall and wide.
Its florabundant nature, compact size, extended blooming season, low-management requirements, and its partial-shade tolerance. "Perfect for smaller gardens, hardy, and easy to grow, this compact shrub blooms over a long season. In sun or part shade, the diminutive white blooms of 'Little Lamb' will light up your garden as they nod and flutter in the breeze.
Meet BloomStruck™, the newest addition to the Endless Summer® Collection of reblooming hydrangeas! As with all Endless Summer varieties, BloomStruck will boast big, beautiful blooms all summer long, measuring 3.5 - 5" across. Another great feature of BloomStruck and this collection is the ability to change the blooms' color to your liking. Depending on soil pH, you can have rose-pink, violet or blue flower heads. BloomStruck also has incredibly beautiful red-purple stems, dark green leaves with red petioles and red veins, which give great contrast to your garden landscape.
Because of BloomStruck's extremely strong stems, above average heat tolerance and great disease resistance - especially to powdery mildew - it is a perfect combination of beauty and hardiness for your garden!
Endless Summer® Hydrangeas
A mophead hydrangea that can bloom on both old and new wood. The notion was simple and, once the breakthrough was made, the results have been spectacular.
The repeat blooms of Endless Summer® The Original truly offer gardeners an endless summer of incredible color. This hardy plant is perfect for everything from foundation planting to container gardening. They even make an ideal floral arrangement or table setting as cut flowers.
Endless Summer Blushing Bride
Blooms in pure white as fresh as a new bride and as the huge flowers age the take on an ever darkening blush of pink. In very acidic soils, your Blushing Bride Hydrangea flowers will actually blush in blue.
Since it is part of the Endless Summer family, you can count on enjoying the beauty of Hydrangeas even in the far northern locales.
Blushing Bride Hydrangeas are dependable and easy to grow. These prefer an evenly moist planting spot and are happiest in morning sun. They will tolerate a little drought here and there once they are well adjusted to your yard.
Afternoon sun can cause heat stress and require them to need more moisture to recuperate. Blushing Bride Hydrangea will brighten your part shade areas for years to come with almost no matenance at all.
Once she starts popping out flowers, you will be enjoying them right up to frost. Cut your Hydrangea blooms and bring them in side.
A very unique new hardy Hydrangea with massive two-toned, white and pink flowers. strong upright red stems hold the large blooms. The flowers heads continue to grow throughout the season and as the older flowers turn dark pink the new flowers continue to emerge white. The effect is stunning.
A truly remarkable plant for the summer and autumn landscape.
Quick Fire® Hardy Hydrangea
The first to bloom! QUICK FIRE blooms about a month before other Hydrangea paniculata (hardy hydrangea) varieties. Extend the hydrangea season in your garden with a planting of Hydrangea QUICK FIRE. Flowers open white then turn pink, and will be an extremely dark rosy-pink in the fall. Quick and easy to grow. The flowers on QUICK FIRE are not affected by soil pH. They are produced on new wood and will bloom after even the harshest winters. Beautiful for use as a cut (fresh or dried) flower. Plant with Little Lamb and Limelight for months of hydrangea flowers.
Features Blooms up to a month earlier than other hydrangeas! White flowers change to pink. Blooms every year. Easy to grow.Part sun to sun / Grows 72-96" tall and wide.
A true red hydrangea! Now you can enjoy the beauty of a Red Hydrangea that blooms a true red regardless of soil pH. It brings a hot glowing red beauty to your yard in summer. It is extremely hardy. In coldest areas growth may die back in winter. But it will start again from below ground next spring on new growth. Just mulch well for the winter. Healthy, robust plants for successful planting. Fragrant and good for cutting.
Let's Dance® Big Easy
This hydrangea blooms every year, even after harsh winters! Reblooming Let's Dance hydrangeas bloom on both old and new wood, so even if the flower buds are damaged overwinter they will bloom on later season growth. Big Easy has exceptionally large, vividly colored mop-head flowers, the largest of perhaps any mop-head hydrangea. The huge blooms go through a wonderful progression of color changes, from pink/green to pink, and often back to green. Color ranges from rich pink to blue depending on soil. Reliable reblooming hydrangea blooms every year! Flowers on both old and new wood so will flower in late summer even after cold winters. Extra large, vividly colored mop-head flowers.
Introducing Twist-n-Shout, an absolutely extraordinary reblooming lacecap hydrangea from the creators of the bestselling Endless Summer® The Original and Blushing Bride hydrangeas.
Twist-n-Shout’s amazing pink or perwinkle flowers bloom from early summer all the way through fall. Twice the blooms. Twice as long. Vivid color, sturdy red stems and deep green foliage can be in your garden this summer. A true re- bloomer that is hardy to Zone 4 and heat tolerant to zone 9.
Let's Dance Moonlight Hydrangea
The Let's Dance Hydrangea series represents the next generation of reblooming hydrangeas. Don't settle for dull drab Hydrangea flowers - this series kicks up the quality with vivid flower coloration and attractive, glossy foliage. The Let's Dance series bloom on both new wood and old delivering seasons of flowers and lots of wow. Moonlight is a strong growing reblooming mophead hydrangea with exceptional flower color.
Features Large, vividly colored mophead flowers in summer. Blooms every year. Soil pH affects flower color. Good fall color. Part sun to Sun / Grows 24-36" tall and wide.
Let's Dance Starlight Hydrangea
Let's Dance Starlight is the first reblooming lace-cap hydrangea, and has exceptionally rich, vibrant flower color. It's an elegant addition to any garden.
Features Large, vivid lace-cap flowers every summer. Blooms every summer. Good for cutting. Soil pH affects flower color. Part sun to sun / Grows 24-36" tall and wide.
The Bella Anna is the newest introduction in the popular "Endless Summer" series of re-blooming hydrangeas. Bella Anna is the only hydrangea to give you this shade of bright magenta. As summer heats up, the Bella Anna Hydrangea really turns on the charm. Its dazzling magenta-pink flowers occur in fluffy pom-pom shaped clusters that form at the ends of sturdy stems, generously scattered throughout the rich dark green foliage of the shrub. The blooms are perfect for bringing indoors and look marvelous when placed in dried arrangements, too.
Large vibrant green leaves unfold on well-branched, densely mounded plants. Bella’s foliage spreads all the way to the ground, so low-growing facer plants aren’t needed to conceal this shrub’s legs.
Bella Anna grows fast, reaching its mature size of about 6 feet tall with a similar spread in just a few years. Budding on both new and old growth, this flowering beauty responds well to pruning, even blooming more profusely when clipped.
Bella Anna flourishes in partial sun to full shade, enjoying moist well-drained soil. Hardy and vigorous, this amazing shrub works well as a colorful foundation plant or when grown in rows as a low hedge, adding definition to a winding path or driveway.
Bloomerang® Purple Lilac
Keeps coming back for more. You know how much you love the fragrance and color of lilacs in spring. Now you can enjoy the show throughout much of the summer. This repeat bloomer sports deep purple flower clusters that fade to pink. A magnet for butterflies and hummingbirds. Stays compact at 5 feet tall and a 6 foot spread. Vigorous, very hardy and deer resistant.
D'Anjou Pear - Dwarf
The D'Anjou Pear is a large pear. The flesh is white with abundant juice and a sweet brisk flavor. It is a naturally sweet pear, light green in color with a yellow tinge when ripe. Anjou pears have exceptional keeping qualities. The best flavor is realized when stored 1-2 months. The tree is very hardy, large and highly productive. The D'Anjou does not change color as it ripens. Requires cross pollination with Bartlett or any other pear with the same bloom date. It ripens Mid August.
Bartlett Pear - Dwarf
The Bartlett Pear tree produces a pear that is bright yellow. It is the nations leading pear variety. The fruit is aromatic and is outstanding for fresh eating. Along with its very sweet and juicy flavor for eating, it is widely used for canning and cooking because of its excellent taste. Should be cross pollinated with a D'Anjou pear.
Reliance Peach - Dwarf
The Reliance Peach is the most cold-hardy peach tree you can get. This tree produces a heavy fruit load even after a frigid northern winter. Developed right here in New Hampshire at the University of New Hampshire. This tree bears medium-to-large fruit with a sweet, mild flavor. The Reliance peach tree, after exhibiting beautiful pink flowers in early spring, produces a peach with dark red skin in mid-August. Self-pollinating and will produce fruit in 3-5 years.
Tilton Apricot - Dwarf
The Tilton apricot tree, is the leading variety for freezing, drying, and canning. Tilton apricots are a unique looking apricot and are one of the most flavorful of all apricots. Their appearance is noted by having a slightly flatter shape with a "suture" line that goes halfway around the fruit. This longtime favorite is tender and juicy with a sweet-tart flavor. It has medium sized fruit that is heart shaped. It has a light orange skin. The flesh is firm and flavorful and it has a golden color with a red blush. A vigorous tree which bears heavy crops and is resistant to late frosts. One of the earliest ripening fruits. Blooms very early and ripens late June to early July.
McIntosh Apple - Semi Dwarf
The McIntosh apple is a early and heavy producer. The flesh is white, soft and fine-textured. The flavor is distinctively tangy and aromatic. The McIntosh has a rather tough skin that has mixed red and green coloring. It's a favorite apple for eating out of hand but also is widely used in salads, sauces, pies. It is a mainstay in fresh cider and an all-time favorite for fresh eating and salads. It has a large fruit and is used in juice, pies, and eating raw. Will produce fruit in 3-5 years. Grows to 8-10'.
Granny Smith - Semi Dwarf
The Granny Smith apples have been cultivated for at least 140 years. Sour apple fans will tell you that the Granny Smith should not be cooked, but eaten raw. If you crave and enjoy a juicy burst of tartness, this apple is for you. This glorious tree has handsome supermarket-size (up to 3" diameter) apples. Plant these in the yard and you'll be pickin' sweet and hearty apples when the snow flies, because they ripen in early November! That tart flavor really lasts, and stays fresh all winter and spring. Granny Smith is your kind of apple. It is known for keeping its zesty flavor even when it is used for cooking or sautéed. Will produce fruit in 3-5 years. Grows to 8-10'.
Cortland Apple - Semi Dwarf
The Cortland Apple tree is rated as an excellent dessert and processing apple. It is sweet with a hint of tartness. It has a tender snow white flesh. Cortland apples are wonderful for kabobs, fruit plates and garnishes because they don't turn brown quickly when cut. The Cortland apple is an attractive large red-striped apple that can be best described as juicy. It is an heavy annual bearer. Will produce fruit in 3-5 years. Grows to 8-10'.
Macoun Apple - Semi Dwarf
Dessert-type apple exhibiting similar characteristics to McIntosh. Macoun is recognized in the Northeast for its high quality. Flesh is white, firm and juicy. A high demand item for the roadside market and pick-your-own trade. Tree is upright in habit requiring aggressive thinning to maintain annual cropping. Macoun blooms in mid-season and will pollinate all other early blooming apple varieties, varieties blooming in the middle of the season, and also varieties blooming late in the season.
Red Delicious Apple
This one’s a classic - America’s favorite snacking apple. The heart-shaped fruit is bright red and sometimes striped. Crunchy with a mildly sweet flavor, Reds are also great in salads.
Braeburns have reddish tones on a yellow to light-green background. They have a firm, fine texture and are very crisp. Braeburn apples have a robust spicy-sweet flavor with a hint of nutmeg and cinnamon. Braeburn apples have a rich flavor and are large in size, making them an excellent choice for baking, sauces, and freezing. Braeburn apples between produce late September and early October.
Macintosh's are best for pollinating early varieties & Cortland's pollinate mid season varieties. Pair your trees as follows:
Empires ----> Cortland, Granny Smith & Red Delicious MacIntosh ---> Cortland Cortland ---> Macoun & Granny Smith Braeburn ---> Cortland
Stanley Prune Plum
The prune-grower's #1 pick. If you love prunes, this is your tree. Fruit is oval, with deep-purple skin and golden, freestone flesh. Sure, it's great fresh picked, but this plum is equally tasty when it is dried or canned. Abundant crops ripen in early September. Will grow 8-10'.
Santa Rosa Plum
Beautiful, large, red fruits with sweet gold flesh. This big producer bears sweet plums that are delicious when eaten fresh, cooked or canned. The tree is vigorous, easy-to-grow and heat-tolerant. Ripens in mid July. Self-pollinating.
Lapin Cherry - Semi Dwarf
The Lapin Cherry is a larger cultivar with a deep purple-red color and a lighter and very juicy red flesh. The Lapin Cherry is a prolific producer and unlike the Bing the Lapin Cherry is quit resistant to splitting due to it's flexible skin. The Lapin is self-pollinating and will produce fruit in 3-5 years. Blooms in mid-April and produces fruit in mid-July. Will grow to 8-10'.
The Compact Stella breaks all the rules and is a must for the home gardener with limited space. This semi-dwarf (10-12 ft) cherry tree produces large, dark-red fruit that is firm and sweet. The Compact Stella has delicious fruit that is more resistant to cracking. The tree is small and compact, bears at a young age, and is self-fertile. Fruit ripens in late July.
One of the finest cultivated Blueberries ever to be named. Its flavor is just about perfect. Just sweet enough, yet has enough tart to bring out that delicious Blueberry flavor. Berries of largest size, nearly 1 inch in diameter, produced in tremendous clusters. These clusters are produced on the tips of the branches where they are easy to pick. A fruit laden bush of Herbert with hundreds of berries ripening in attractive blue clusters is a sight to behold. Berries are attractive and firm, hang well on the bush without dropping. Ripens late mid-season or 10 days to 2 weeks after Bluecrop.
An outstanding blueberry for your garden! Enjoy long harvests of mildly flavored, crack-resistant berries that store well right on the bush. These vigorous, hardy shrubs are ideal for northern gardeners and with their yellow-orange fall color, are a lovely addition to any yard.
Enormous berries with a rich mellow-sweet flavor make Elizabeth a favorite of leading chefs. You will love it, too! Enjoy fresh berries longer—ripens over a very long season, from mid July to late in the summer. Mature bush reaches 6 ft. tall with an upright, spreading habit.
The most cold-hardy highbush blueberry you can grow, this 3- to 4-ft. bush is compact, yet extremely productive, easy to grow and adaptable to many different soil types. Medium-size berries are excellent for jams and baking due to their high sugar content. Offers year-round interest with yellow-orange fall color and bright yellow wood. Ripens early July.
Duke blueberry is a heavy, consistent producer with an attractive, firm, light blue high quality berry. Medium fruit with full sweet flavor. Duke blooms late but ripens early, which protects the blossoms from spring frosts. Branches may droop to the ground when laden with fruit, prompting many gardeners to use a simple trellis as support. Lovely orange and burnt-yellow fall color. Grows 4-6ft tall and wide.
Spartan is an exceptionally attractive and tasty fruit is often larger than a quarter in size with a tangy sweet flavor; ripens mid-July. Large, glossy-green foliage becomes orange and yellow in fall. Small white, bell-shaped flowers proceed the berries.
Extremely flavorful, light colored berries. Outstanding lighter colored blueberry that forms to a medium size, but has extremely good flavors, very firm and will keep in a refrigerator for up to 10 days with no flavor lost. Freezes well in just a plastic container.Grows 4-6ft tall and wide.
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Wine & Roses Weigelia
Isn't it romantic! Rosy-pink flowers add a touch of romance when displayed against the dark glossy foliage. The foliage is much darker than that of older varieties like Java Red. It contrasts beautifully with the rosy-pink flowers, making for a high impact display in the garden. This variety produces copious amounts of flowers in spring, and will re-bloom throughout the summer. The trumpet-like flowers are adored by hummingbirds! Try using WINE & ROSES colorful branches in flower arrangements. It can also be enjoyed as an accent plant or used for a dramatic mass planting. It is fast growing and trouble free, making it an easy way to add season long color to the garden.
Features Rosy pink summer flowers often rebloom. Rich dark purple foliage all summer. Season long color. Deer resistant. Attracts hummingbirds.
Knock Out™ is a compact, tidy shrub rose and resistant to black-spot. Blooms are fire engine red in cool weather and a cherry red in the summer months. The foliage is a dark purplish green and turns to burgundy in the fall. Tough foliage and blooms. Knock Out™ is drought tolerant and If left un-pruned, The Knock Out® Family of Roses can easily grow to be more than 3-4' wide x 3-4' tall. Periodic trims will keep them maintained at a smaller size. A once a year cut (to about 12-18" above the ground) in early spring (after the last hard frost) is also recommended for maximum performance. Also comes in Pink and Yellow.