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Juniper - Sea Green

About the: Juniper – Sea Green

Common Name: Juniper - Sea Green
Botanical Name: Juniperus x pfitzeriana 'Sea Green'

The Juniper Sea Green, ‘Juniperus x pfitzeriana ‘Sea Green’, also known as Chinese Juniper, is an evergreen Juniper that makes a great hedge that provides winter interest. This Juniper is a compact shrub with a fountain-like, arching habit. The bright green, fine textured foliage forms a vase shaped six foot plant. The Sea Green is tolerant of many soils and weather conditions. Place this plant in well drained soil. Sea Green Junipers are used for accent plants, borders, windbreaks and screens.

Juniper - Blue Rug

About the: Juniper – Blue Rug

Common Name: Juniper - Blue Rug
Botanical Name: Juniperus horizantalis

The Juniper Blue Rug, ‘Juniperus horizontalis Wiltonii’, is an excellent ground cover or bank planting with it low growing thick foliage. The Blue Rug is so named because of its silver-blue color and low growing habit. Blue Rug will do well in almost any well drained soil and needs moderate moisture. This is the lowest growing of all Juniper plants and they will even cascade over walls. Prune young shoots to encourage branching, but older branches may not produce new growth.

Japanese Zelkova Shade Tree

About the: Japanese Zelkova Shade Tree

Common Name: Japanese Zelkova Shade Tree
Botanical Name: Japanese Zelkova Shade Tree

The Zelkova is a vase-shaped shade tree has dark green foliage. Leaf displays showy fall mix of yellow, rust, bronze, dark red and purple. Attractive steel gray bark exfoliates to expose orange shading beneath. Good street tree; tolerates urban conditions.

Japanese Red Maple

About the: Japanese Red Maple

Common Name: Japanese Red Maple
Botanical Name: Acer palmatum atropurpureum

The Japanese Red Maple tree, Acer Palmatum Autropurpeum, is by far, one of the most popular ornamental plants in the plant kingdom. This small deciduous tree is a very showy, versatile species. Japanese Red Maple trees are used as a single specimen or in borders or groupings.

This plant can be a single-stemmed small tree or multi-stemmed shrub. The leaves are reddish-purple in spring and again in fall. The Japanese Red Maple tree is used to create a unique bonsai tree. The classic Japanese maple has red-purple leaves which turn a brilliant red in autumn. Prospers in full sun and moist well drained soils.

imperialhoneylocust

About the: Imperial Honey Locust

Common Name: Imperial Honey Locust
Botanical Name: Gleditsia trianthos inermis 'Impcole'

The Imperial Honey locust, is a great lawn tree and street tree that is useful for the light shade it casts, which permits turf to grow beneath the canopy. This 35′ tall tree has a compact spreading habit. It produces few pods and has very fine-textured foliage that turns yellow in fall. This thorn less male cultivar is used for boulevard, specimen, parks, and residential plantings. The Imperial Honey locust is very drought tolerant. This tree also has some resistance to deer.

Helleri Holly

About the: Helleri Holly

Common Name: Helleri Holly
Botanical Name: Ilex Crenata

The Helleri is from Japan and is frost hardy, compact evergreen shrub that has stiff branches, small scalloped leaves. It is often used for clipped hedges and topiaries. Also all hollies need a male and female to produce fruit “berries”. The Hellleri Holly is afemale clone of spreading habit that can reach 5 feet in height and spread, with sparsely spined leaves and black fruit.

Green Mountain Sugar Maple

About the: Green Mountain Sugar Maple

Common Name: Green Mountain Sugar Maple
Botanical Name: Acer saccharum 'Green Mountain'

The Green Mountain Sugar Maple is noted for its improved performance in dry restricted growing areas such as areas close to pavement. The Green Mountain carries all of the characteristics of the Sugar Maple with the strong limbs and the gorgeous fall color and the seeds are inconspicuous and cause no significant litter problems. The Green Mountain is used for wide tree lawns, screens, shade, and as specimen tree. It is also good street tree. The leathery leaves and durable foliage resists heat and drought. Sugar Maple is among the most shade tolerant of large deciduous trees.

Green Luster Holly

About the: Green Luster Holly

Common Name: Green Luster Holly
Botanical Name: Ilex Crenata

The Green Luster is from Japan and is frost hardy, compact evergreen shrub that has stiff branches, small scalloped leaves. It is often used for clipped hedges and topiaries. Also all hollies need a male and female to produce fruit “berries”. The Green Luster is a compact male shrub with very dark green leaves which does not produce fruit.

Fountain Grass

About the: Fountain Grass

Common Name: Fountain Grass
Botanical Name: Pennisetum Alopecuroides

Fountain grass is a perennial grass and is considered a ornamental grass.

Forsythia - Lynwood Gold

About the: Forsythia – Lynwood Gold

Common Name: Forsythia - Lynwood Gold
Botanical Name: Forsythia x intermedia 'Lynwood'

The Lynwood Gold Forsythia, Forsythia x intermedia ‘Lynwood Gold’, is an old time favorite with an upright spreading habit and big yellow flowers up the entire length of stem. It is one of the best and most reliable of forsythias. The flowering stems appear as deep golden wands in April. ‘Lynwood Gold’ is a dense growing plant with an upright habit. Forsythia is excellent for hedging, fast growing and tolerant of moist soils. ‘Lynwood Gold’ grows 6 to 8 feet tall and wide and does best in sun to light shade.

Allow plants to develop for the first three years with minimal pruning. Once plants are established prune in midspring after flowering by thinning out crowded stems from the center of the shrub. Also remove one or two old stems from the base. A little pruning will go a long way to keep your forsythia attractive and free flowering!

Euonymous Gold Spot

About the: Euonymous- Gold Spot

Common Name: Euonymous- Gold Spot
Botanical Name: Euonymous Japonica’ Aureo-Varigata’

The gold spot is easily pruned to shape and size and is hardy up to about 5 degrees F

Euonymous Silver King

About the: Euonymous – Silver King

Common Name: Euonymous - Silver King
Botanical Name: Euonymus Japonica

The Silver King is easily sheared to size and shape and is hardy up to and about 5 degrees F.

Euonymous - Manhattan

About the: Euonymous – Manhattan

Common Name: Euonymous - Manhattan
Botanical Name: Euonymus Kaiutschovica

The Manhattan is a hardy evergreen that can withstand up to about 0 degrees F. Also does well in containers.

Eastern White Pine

About the: Eastern White Pine

Common Name: Eastern White Pine
Botanical Name: Pinus strobus

The Eastern White Pine, Pinus Strobus, is a beautiful landscape pine widely used throughout much of North America. This evergreen conifer tree is a truly magnificent tree attaining a height of 80 feet at maturity with a diameter of two to three feet. It carries long, soft bluish green needles with large brown cones. Eastern White Pine trees are widely used as a screen or windbreak. It grows rapidly for a pine tree and is pyramidal shaped when young, becoming umbrella-shaped with age.

The White Pine tree is long-lived and vigorous. The White Pine takes six to eight years to produce a six-foot tree on good sites. It grows best in full sun or partial shade and in ordinary soil. It can tolerate wet, swampy areas. Space 6 ft. apart for screening purposes. It is easily controlled, and is good for small properties as well as field plantings. Also widely used for Christmas trees and timber.

Douglas Fir

About the: Douglas Fir

Common Name: Douglas Fir
Botanical Name: Pseudotsuga menziessi glauca
Dawn Redwood

About the: Dawn Redwood

Common Name: Dawn Redwood
Botanical Name: Metasequoia glyptostroboides

The Dawn Redwood tree, Metasequoia glyptostroboides, is a deciduous conifer, with soft needle-like leaves that look like evergreens, but are bright green in the spring and brilliant orange/red in the fall. The needles are shed in the cold season of winter. Dawn Redwood trees are a very ornamental and interesting large tree, one of the few deciduous conifers in the world. It is feathery pyramidal in form with a straight, fluted trunk. It grows very fast to 40’ and can grow to 70’.

The bark is red- brown, fissured and exfoliating in long strips. It is a beautiful and stately tree, well suited for large areas. It makes a very effective, fast growing screen, perfect as a long driveway alley. This tree does best in full sun and when provided with adequate moisture. The Dawn Redwood has been called “a living fossil” because it was first discovered in Japan in 1941 and then found growing in the wild in China. The species is over 50 million years old. It is a very hardy tree and tolerates windy sites.

Cyprus Blue Ice

About the: Cyprus – Blue Ice

Common Name: Cyprus - Blue Ice
Botanical Name: Cyprus - Blue Ice

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Crimson Pygmy Barberries

About the: Crimson Pygmy Barberries

Common Name: Crimson Pygmy Barberries
Botanical Name: Berberis Thunbergii 'Crimson Pygmy'
Compacta Holly

About the: Compacta Holly

Common Name: Compacta Holly
Botanical Name: Ilex Glabra

The compacta holly is an eastern North America evergreen and is ideal for hedging. This species of holly is a surface rooted and can be easily damaged by digging around it s feet.

Colorado Blue Spruce

About the: Colorado Blue Spruce

Common Name: Colorado Blue Spruce
Botanical Name: Picea pungens

The Colorado Blue Spruce tree, Picea Pungens, is a pyramidal shaped evergreen with steel blue foliage. It prefers heavier soils, full sun, and clean cultivation. Colorado Blue Spruce trees will reach a height of six feet in eight years on a good site, starting with a 2 year old seedling. The Blue Spruce is probably the most drought tolerant of all spruce trees.

This evergreen conifer is widely used in windbreaks or as an ornamental yard tree. Not all plants will be blue. Each bundle will contain a mixture of blue, blue-green and green seedlings. A handsome ornamental specimen for use as a dense, colorful screen or windbreak. Space 6 ft. apart when used as a screen or windbreak.

Burning Bush

About the: Burning Bush – Compacta

Common Name: Burning Bush - Compacta
Botanical Name: Euonymus alatus 'Compactus'

The Burning Bush, Euonymus alatus ‘Compacta’ has an outstanding red fall color. The deep dark red leaves almost glow with color in the fall. The plant is shade tolerant but has inferior fall color and reduced density in shade. Burning Bush transplants easily and may be sheared. The corky wings on the twigs hold winter snow, outlining the branch structure.

The orange and red fruit is ornamental if produced in quantity, but plants vary in the amount of fruit they produce. Burning Bush is a favorite winter food of rabbits and mice. This deciduous bush withstands acidic or alkaline soils and a wide range of temperatures. Established plants can take some drought too.

Blue Star Junipers

About the: Blue Star Junipers

Common Name: Blue Star Junipers
Botanical Name: Cupressacee

The Blue Star is a plant that has a low growing, rounded compact growth habit. It has very rich, silvery-blue needles year round. Makes a very pretty groundcover as it matures, it is also an excellent choice for a colorful accent border or to trim your walk way or yard.

Blue Pacific

About the: Blue Pacific

Common Name: Blue Pacific
Botanical Name: Juniperus Conferta

The Blue Pacific is a medium growing spreading coniferous evergreen ground cover. It is hardy to about) degrees F and can tolerate seashore soils.

Blue Fescue

About the: Blue Fescue

Common Name: Blue Fescue
Botanical Name: Festuca Glauca

Blue Fescue adds a welcome cooling hue to hot, dry soils where little else will thrive. The silvery-blue foliage is upright and dense, but its soft texture makes it perfect for edging walkways or other trafficked areas. And this perennial is virtually maintenance-free!

Forming an attractive, rounded 12-inch clump, Festuca glauca is a striking contrast to the greens of the landscape, combining well with flowering ornamentals. Once established it will flourish despire drought, heat, and poor soil. Pest- and disease-resistant, it is truly carefree and long-lived!

Blue Hollies

About the: Blue Boy Hollies and Blue Girl Hollies

Common Name: Blue Boy Hollies and Blue Girl Hollies
Botanical Name: Ilex Meserveae

These Hollies make excellent hedges, border plants, tub plants or screens for privacy according to their height. Male and female plants must be grown together to obtain berries. Most have a dense, pyramidal shape and make attractive, strong growing hedges.

Clump - Birch

About the: Birch – Clump

Common Name: Birch - Clump
Botanical Name: Birch - Clump

The Clump Birch is the same as a River Birch Except you get more then one.

Barberry

About the: Barberry – Rosy Glow

Common Name: Barberry - Rosy Glow
Botanical Name: Berberis thunbergii 'Rosy Glow'

The Barberry ‘Rosy Glow’, ‘Berberis thunbergii’, is an easy to grow shrub that is great for beginner gardeners. This barberry is a vigorous cultivar and is a showy garden plant with its variegated leaves of purple with light pink splotches. With a plant height of 3′ and a spread of 2-3′, it should be planted in full sun to part shade. Full sun will produce the best foliage color. ‘Rosy Glow’ needs a well drained area and can tolerate some drought. Yellow flowers will appear in April and they may last until May. Use ‘Rosy Glow’ as a back of the border plant with Daylily ‘Stella De Oro’ or Rudbeckia ‘Goldstrum’.

Ash - Marshall Green

About the: Ash – Marshall Green

Common Name: Ash – Marshall Green
Botanical Name: Fraxinus pennsylvanica

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Autumm Purple Ash

About the: Ash – Autumm Purple

Common Name: Ash - Autumm Purple
Botanical Name: Fraxinus americana, 'Autumn Purple'

The “Autumn Purple” White Ash, Fraxinus americana, ‘Autumn Purple’, is a seedless male tree and is a cultivar of the species which is native to moist areas. This fast growing White Ash tree grows 2/3 feet per year. It is almost pyramidal with a round top when young, but gradually slows down and develops an oval shape. Autumn Purple Ash trees prefer a sunny location.

Arbot Vitae - The Green Giant

About the: Arborvitae – Green Giant

Common Name: Arborvitae - Green Giant
Botanical Name: Thuja plicata 'Green Giant'

This plant is very adaptable to wet or dry soils. The Green Giant is fast growing for an arborvitae and it is also very dense and they are used extensively for borders, screens, windbreaks or as an accent tree. When used as a hedge, the Green Giant can be trimmed and kept to a dense 6 foot hedge

Arbor Vitae Emerald Green

About the: Arborvitae – Emerald

Common Name: Arborvitae - Emerald
Botanical Name: Thuja Occidentalis ‘Smaragod’

The Emerald Green is hardy up and about -45 degrees F. The Emerald Green is great for screening your yard from neighbors and roads, etc

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