New for 2018
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Cytisus ‘Madame Butterfly’ – Sports thin, evergreen foliage that blooms tiny yellow flowers with red throats in Spring. Tolerant of dry soils and windy locations. Grows 3-6 feet tall and 4-8 feet wide in full sun. Zone 6-8
Rose ‘Joseph’s Coat’ – A climbing rose with glossy green foliage and fragrant, double flowers with ever-changing colors of red, orange, pink, and yellow. Best grown on an arbor or trellis. Grows 8-12 feet long in full sun to part shade. Deadheading extends bloom season. Zones 6-10.
Hydrangea p. Mystical Flame – A dwarf panicle hydrangea that bears conical white flowers that mature into pink. Grows 4 feet tall and wide in full sun to part shade. Zone 4-8
Rhododendron Holden’s Solar Flare – Dark green, evergreen leaves sprout pink buds that open into true yellow flowers with red speckled throats. Grows 4 feet tall and 3 feet wide in part to full shade. Zone 5-8
Weigela Date Night™ Strobe™ - Forms a rounded mound of bronze-green foliage that turns orange and then crimson red in fall. From late spring to fall it blooms tubular pink flowers that attract hummingbirds. Grows 3 feet tall and wide in full sun to part shade. Zone 4-8.
Quercus bicolor American Dream® - This oak forms a dense, upright, broadly pyramidal growth habit. Glossy green leaves turn yellow in fall. Excellent disease resistance. Grows 50 feet tall and 40 feet wide in full sun. Zone 4-8
Cornus ‘Eddie’s White Wonder’ – A hybrid dogwood with fast growth and an upright pyramidal growth habit. Bears large, white flowers in Spring. Grows 20-30 feet tall and 15-20 feet wide in full sun to part shade. Zone 5-9
Parrotia persica ‘Vanessa’ (Persian Ironwood) – A small tree with an upright growth habit, arching branches, and foliage that emerges green, then turning colors of purple, red, and orange in fall. Mature trees have exfoliating bark that provides winter interest. Grows to 32 feet tall and 13 feet wide in full sun to part shade. Zone 4-8