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2014

Cornus florida 'Rubra' - scroll down to the "C" section to see the description of this excellent tree


ABELIA

70932 Abelia ‘Edward Goucher’ — (-10oF, USDA Zones 6-9) A beautiful deciduous shrub with bright green leaves in summer turning bronze in the fall. Lilac-pink flowers are borne from May/June until frost. It is an easily grown shrub, good for the small garden, averaging about 5’ x 5’ at maturity. It would make an excellent hedge. Semi-evergreen in warmer climates where it tends to hold its leaves all year. SOLD OUT

73525 Abelia mosanensis — (-30oF, USDA Zones 4-9) Late spring and early summer brings wonderfully fragrant blossoms. In fall the color is glowingly superb. It will get to be a 6 x 6’ shrub. It benefits greatly from pruning to make a fuller plant, when it is young. SOLD OUT

ABELIOPHYLLUM

Abeliophyllum distichum - Korean Abelia-Leaf — (-20oF, USDA Zones 5-9) A beautiful shrub known for its small white flower clusters appearing very early in the spring before the leaves. Related to forsythia but having even smaller flowers. Fragrant blossoms cover the plant in profusion, making it a mound of shimmering snowy white in the early spring garden. Exquisite! Give it sun to light shade in fertile, well drained soils.

70100 Abeliophyllum distichum ‘Rosea’ — A unique pink form of the species. SOLD OUT

ACACIA - WATTLE

74124  Acacia pravissima — (15°F, USDA Zones 8-11) A great small tree or shrub growing to about 15' high and wide.  Hardier than most Acacias this one has flat blade like triangular leaves which are blue-green. Then in the spring it produces masses of fluffy bright yellow flowers which glow like the sun.  An attractive plant for both flowers and foliage and it can be grown where others will not survive. SOLD OUT

ACER — See Maple Section.

AESCULUS
— (-20oF, USDA Zones 5-8) Grow in full sun or partial shade. They prefer deep, fertile, moist, acidic but well drained soil. These plants are very adaptable once established. They typically have fan-shaped leaves divided into large toothed leaflets.

73295 Aesculus ‘Autumn Splendor’ — Super fall color, or should I say "Splendid" fall color of brilliant maroon-red on this small, oval to round topped tree that will grow to 35’ and has scorch-resistant shiny leaves. This cultivar is more cold hardy than the species as it will go to zone 4. Add to this the yellow flowers with their orange-red blotch and you have a very splendid tree indeed. SOLD OUT

Aesculus x carnea - Red Horse Chestnut — A statuesque tree resulting from a cross between A. pavia and A. hippocastanum. It reaches a height of 35-40’ with a splendid rounded crown of equal spread. Leaves are dark green on short petioles, with often twisted leaflets to 10" long. In late spring it bears dark red or rosy flowers with yellow centers in conical panicles to 12" long, followed by orange fall color and spiny fruit.

70035 Aesculus x carnea ‘Briottii’ — Has large, showy panicles of dark rose-red flowers and glossy leaves. 4-5’ $45.95

71540 Aesculus x carnea ‘Fort McNair’ — A fast growing specimen, quite symmetrical in its youth. Clothes itself in flashy red flowers set off by the bright green foliage in spring. 4-5’ $55.95

Aesculus hippocastanum - Common Horse Chestnut — (-40oF, USDA Zones 3-8) Eventually reaching 75’, this horse chestnut has 5-7 oblong leaflets to 12" on palmate leaves. It’s one of the earliest trees to leaf out and has a beautiful white flower with an interesting center that changes from yellow to red as it matures; spiny fruit follows.

73824 Aesculus hippocastanum ‘Aurea’ — An old form our supplier has grown for years under this name. This tree has the same shape of the species at a slightly smaller size 35’x30’. The variegation on the leaves is nearly solid yellow. 1-2’ $29.95

72577 Aesculus hippocastanum ‘Laciniata’ — This is a cut-leaf form of our native horse chestnut. It has very narrow, deeply cut leaf segments. It is a clear green in spring and summer and buttercup yellow in fall. It makes a handsome tree is a larger setting. 1-2’ $32.95

71348 Aesculus parviflora - Bottlebrush Buckeye — A fine landscape selection! This 10’ shrub with long leaflets bears bronze new growth that turns a buttery yellow in the fall. White flowers appear in midsummer held in upright panicles to 12" tall, accented by red tinted stamens and followed by small, chestnut-brown seeds. Though slow to establish, it’s well worth it. Grows in the South as well as the West in both sunny and partly shady locations. SOLD OUT

ALNUS - ALDER

Alnus glutinosa — (-40oF, USDA Zones 3-7) Grown for its graceful foliage and suitability for planting in wet areas. A small bushy alder with sticky new growth and dangling yellow catkins in spring beginning before the leaves emerge. Plant in moderately fertile, well-drained evenly moist soil in full sun. An excellent tree planted in groups or drifts.

73579 Alnus glutinosa ‘Imperialis’ — (-40oF, USDA Zones 3-7) The gypsy queen of alders. This variety has very lacy, deeply cut leaves. Showy in the sunlight, especially with a light breeze. Get ready to hang the hammock between two of these imperial beauties. SOLD OUT

ANDROMEDA - BOG ROSEMARY

Andromeda polifolia — (-50oF, USDA Zones 2-6) This 16’’ evergreen has an erect to semi-prostrate habit. Leaves are linear, leathery and dark green. White to pale pink globe-shaped flowers appear on slender flower stalks. Likes continually cool, moist, acidic soil in sun or partial shade in warmer climates.

71342 Andromeda polifolia ‘Blue Ice’ — A variety of andromeda with pink flowers. This slow growing shrub will eventually reach 1-2’ high and 2-3’ in width. In its natural habitat it is found in peat or sphagnum bogs. Prefers continually cool and moist peaty or sandy soil and sun or partial shade. ‘Blue Ice’ has beautiful, soft blue-gray foliage. SOLD OUT

ARBUTUS — (0oF, USDA Zones 7-9) These trees evergreen shrubs and trees need acid or at least neutral soil to thrive and a well drained site. Protect them from strong winds and give full sun to light shade. No summer watering is needed once established, making it ideal for dry banks. Though the madrones are reputed to dislike summer watering, when grown in very sandy soil, even pure coarse sand, the madrone tolerates regular summer watering here in Oregon

70659 Arbutus x ‘Marina’— (10oF, USDA Zones 8-9) This unique hybrid transplants more easily and tolerates more summer watering than our native A. menziesii. This evergreen tree has leathery, dark green leaves and red bell-shaped flowers that bloom in late fall. The fruit is yellow to scarlet. This hybrid has the wonderful peeling bark that madrones are known for. Satiny reds, cinnamon reds and orange yellows reveal themselves as the bark peels. 3-4’ $49.95

71999 Arbutus unedo - Strawberry Tree — A large shrub, 12-15’ in height. Delicate, greenish-ivory, urn shaped blooms appear in October, at the same time the fruit of the previous year are ripening into bright red, strawberry-like berries. Leaves are dark green and serrated, 2-4’’ long and half as wide. This beautiful, well-behaved plant takes well to pruning or looks grand left to grow in its own artistic manner. 3-4’ $35.95

ARCTOSTAPHYLOS — All but one species are evergreen plants primarily from the West where summers are dry. They make fabulous groundcovers as well as artistic specimen for the rock garden or xeric, rocky landscapes. Those known as manzanitas tend to be slow growing, whereas the smaller varieties, sometimes know as kinnikinick or bearberry, form dense, prostrate groundcovers, often becoming a beautiful clump in one growing season.

71457 Arctostaphylos densiflora ‘Emerald Carpet’ — (0oF, USDA Zones 7-9) A prostrate and fast growing evergreen groundcover, excellent for dry summers. Sports somewhat inconspicuous pink flowers followed by small red fruit. Grows 8 to 10'' tall and spreads almost indefinitely. Easy to prune every few years if necessary to keep in bounds. 8-12" $13.95

71461 Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ‘Vancouver Jade’ — A superior new selection resulting from years of research by the University of British Columbia. Beautiful glossy green leaves make a fast-growing, solid ground cover to 6’’ with flushed pink blossoms, then red berries in late summer and fall, adding year round interest. More arching than other Kinnikinicks. SOLD OUT

ARONIA - CHOKEBERRY — The chokeberries are well adapted to many soil types. They are tolerant of wet or dry environments. Give them full sun to partial shade. Grown by many for their brilliant fall colors and by others for their showy berries loved by the birds.

Aronia melanocarpa — (-40oF, USDA Zones 3-8) An adaptable deciduous shrub which tolerates wet soil, cold, heat and wind. These deciduous shrubs produce a profusion of tiny white fragrant flowers in clusters which give way to purple blushed, black fruit that persist through the winter.

71654 Aronia melanocarpa var. elata — It is possible for this plant to grow to 10’ with larger leaves, larger soft pink flowers, and larger purplish black fruits than the species. SOLD OUT

AUCUBA

Aucuba japonica — (0oF, USDA Zones 7-10) A fine landscape evergreen that can reach 15’. However, it is very adaptable to pruning. It performs best with filtered sun but can be situated to brighten even the shadiest areas of your yard. Excellent for use as foundation planting on north or east exposures. Requires winter shade to preserve best leaf colors. Small upright racemes of tiny purple flowers bloom Few plants give so much while requiring so little! Prefers well drained, moist, soil with high organic content.

71127 Aucuba japonica ‘Rozannie’ — Compact and spreading, this shrub grows to 3’. It produces fruit without the presence of a male plant. Perfect tiny flowers. This is a green leaved form that is grown for its attractive red fruit contrasting with its shiny green leaves. 1-2’ $32.95

70998 Aucuba japonica ‘Serratifolia’ — Syn. A. japonica ‘Dentata’. Beautiful green leaves edged with large teeth. Goes very well with bold perennials. SOLD OUT

72055 Aucuba japonica 'Variegata’ — Syn. A. japonica ‘Gold Dust’. Beautiful green leaves lightly spotted with gold as if dusted by pixies. An excellent shade accent shrub. 2-3' $39.95

BERBERIS - BARBERRY — Give the barberries moist, well drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Both the deciduous and evergreen varieties produce the best color if grown in full sun. Barberries are adaptable and tolerate dry and urban conditions. They do not like extremely wet conditions. They respond well to pruning; you can create the perfect hedge or a windswept sculpture. Left natural, they blend well with large perennials, roses, and border conifers. Watch out for their spines when pruning and enjoy the tracery of the often showy spines in the landscape.

73858 Berberis calliantha — (-10oF, USDA Zones 6-8) A rare Tibetian shrub with holly like spine toothed leaves and yellow 1’’ yellow flowers that are larger than the usual Berberis flowers. It forms a dense 2-3’ rounded shrub with red young stems and after the flowers black fruits appear. Interesting. 1-2' $14.95

Berberis thunbergii var atropurpurea — (-20oF, USDA Zones 4-8) Deciduous shrubs grown for their ornamental foliage and striking fall color. They form fine textured, dense rounded shrubs, usually more broad than tall. Size ranges from dwarf (2-3’), to large shrubs (6-8’), good for hedges or specimens. Small cup-shaped flowers line the branches followed by small, bright glossy red fruit that persist into winter. Sun or part shade.

72328 Berberis thunbergii var atropurpurea ‘Concorde’ — A dwarf variety to only 2’. Selected for its shiny, wine-colored foliage, burgundy with a hint of plum, mmmm. Flowers are bright yellow but not showy, still very attractive against the darker foliage. A fine selection for a sophisticated palette. 6-12" $12.95

70048 Berberis thunbergii var atropurpurea ‘Helmond Pillar’— This striking plant has dark, pink-burgundy leaves and forms a narrow, pencil-straight column only 1’ wide. The spires of foliage will reach 6’. Every garden has a spot that needs a ‘Helmond Pillar’. 6-12" $16.95, 1-2' $34.95

70930 Berberis thunbergii var atropurpurea ‘Rose Glow’ — This is an especially nice selection of barberry with rose-pink new foliage mottled with deeper red-purple and sometimes lighter blotches. The leaves turn to deep claret in summer and finally scarlet in the fall. Its a smaller form and usually only reaches 3 to 4’. 2-3’ $19.95

72121 Berberis thunbergii var atropurpurea ‘Ruby Carousel’ — An elegant weeping form with small, ruby red foliage that turns a brilliant garnet in the fall. 2-3’ $19.95

74109 Berberis thunbergii var atropurpurea ‘Tiny Gold’ — Dwarf plant with a low, light, compact, rounded habit. Bright sunshine yellow foliage that resists burning. Certified rust resistant. Height 6-12" and width 18-24". 1-2’ $19.95

BETULA - BIRCH — The birch trees are very adaptable. They like to have moist, well drained, sandy loam soils for best growth. Most are vigorous growers. Prune in summer or fall, late winter or early spring pruning will cause excessive bleeding. Some landscapers like to use them in clumps or drifts, adding a river of interest to the garden. Don’t forget to underplant with bulbs for early spring joy!

70479 Betula albo-sinensis - Chinese Paper Birch — (-20oF, USDA Zones 5-8) This is a little known or grown species. The bark is a beautiful, rich orange red that peels off in thin, tissue-like sheets. The apple green leaves turn golden in the fall. The tree can grow from 40 to 90’ in height. A very beautiful single or multitrunked tree. 4-5’ $49.95

70552 Betula ‘Crimson Frost’ — This is a hybrid of B. platyphylla var. szechuanica x B. pendula ‘Purpurea’. A fine tree with burgundy foliage all summer, intensifying to a ruby Port in autumn. The tree is broadly pyramidal to oval and will grow 40’ in height. Imagine the deep foliage against the white of the bark. . . . Outstanding! (Hint: Be sure to plant with a backdrop that shows off the burgundy; after all, that’s why you bought it!) 5-6’ $49.95

70000 Betula ermanii — (-20oF, USDA Zones 5-8) Birch are often valued for their rich, yellow, autumn leaves and beautiful white bark and branches. This species is no exception. Its creamy-white bark is tinted pink, becoming orange-brown as it peels. A very exciting and handsome tree from N.E. Asia. 6-12" $9.95, 2-3' $15.95

Betula nigra - River Birch — (-30oF, USDA Zones 4-9)

73475 Betula nigra ‘Little King’ — A compact shrubby variety that will get to 10-12’ high and about as wide. Put it where you can see it in the winter as its pealing bark gives texture to the colorful bark of cream and peach. Give plenty of moisture until established. A great addition to our choices. SOLD OUT

73476 Betula nigra ‘Summer Cascade’ PP15105 — A well named variety that has gracefully arching, pendulous branches that can be trained vertically to produce a layered pendulous plant that is a good attraction for any part of the garden. 4-5’ $69.95

Betula pendula — (-50oF, USDA Zones 2-7) The best known of the white barked birch. It grows rapidly and develops into a stately specimen with graceful, pendulous branches, sometimes reaching 50’ or more in height with a spread of one-half to two-thirds the height. Sharply toothed leaves emerge early in spring. The yellow of fall is soon followed by the beautiful white silhouette against a deep blue winter sky. A well proven and useful tree.

72414 Betula pendula ‘Filigree Lace’ PPAF — The perfect patio tree! This lacy white birch grows only to 6’ and tolerates very low temperatures. It loves full sun and good drainage. Would be nice in the mixed border where its size would work well with smaller, rounded bushes and with spring and fall bulbs. SOLD OUT

70891 Betula pendula ‘Purpurea’- Purple Leaf Birch — Purple black twigs give way in spring to the contrasting purple leaf color against white bark, making this a striking ornamental tree. Summer leaf color is purplish green. This tree is slower in growth than some birch, and will perform best in cool to cold climates. 5-6’ $59.95

70401 Betula pendula ‘Trost’s Dwarf’ — Every now and then Mother Nature plays a trick on us. A few years ago a European birch threw a sport, a sport so different that it looks like the deeply cut leaves of the Japanese maple. It’s a witches’ broom of the standard Betula pendula and it has great potential as a bonsai or a neat little guy in your garden. At 10 years the height is only about 3’ with equal width. Given full sun and lots of water, this little jewel will be the center of attention in your collection. SOLD OUT

BUDDLEIA

74112 Buddleia x Blue Chip Lo & Behold® — Miniature Butterfly Bush that stands only 24" tall and forms a tidy mound. This remarkable plant produces blue flowers continuously with no need to prune, and is deer resistant. 2-3’ $39.95

74110 Buddleia Flutterby PetiteBlue Heaven — Beautiful blue flowers continuously bloom from early summer until frost. Silver foliage gives this plant an outstanding appearance, and a choice plant for borders and mixed containers. 2 1/2’ x 2 1/2’. 2-3’ $34.95

74111 Buddleia Flutterby GrandePeach Cobler — Beautiful peach-colored flowers against silvery foliage bloom from early summer until frost, and have a wonderful fragrance. A great plant for borders, landscape plantings, and mixed containers. Drought and heat-tolerant. Attracts humming birds and butterflies. 4 x4’. 2-3’ $34.95

BUXUS - BOXWOOD — (-10oF, USDA Zones 6-8) An easy and adaptable genus, but to have success with these versatile and popular plants, remember, the more sun, the more water. Plants planted in partial shade are more drought tolerant, but the combination of full sun with minimum water may result in poor, dull foliage color and scorching. Most boxwoods are ideal specimens for the more formal garden--they add a touch of Italian classicism to the landscape. They also offer excellent contrast for arching shrubs and loose perennials.

72058 Buxus ‘Green Mountain’ — This is a hybrid between B. koreana and B. sempervirens. Green mountain has a pyramidal growth habit with glossy green foliage. SOLD OUT

Buxus microphylla — A nice dwarf variety with a dense rounded habit, not planted as often as some of the other species, deserves to be better known.

70839 Buxus microphylla ‘Morris Dwarf’ — (-20°F, USDA Zones 5-9) Growing to only about 2', this boxwood is excellent for low hedging or border use. The habit is less formal than some, allowing aesthetic placement in mixed beds. Small, oval, smooth-margined leaves of medium green create a dense plant. Often used in bonsai. A very slow growing plant that may take five or more years to reach 4". 6-12" $19.95

70523 Buxus microphylla var. koreana — A good choice for northern areas, this extremely hardy Buxus has small, dark green leaves which take on a burnished winter look. Exhibits slow growth to 2’ high by 4’ wide at maturity. 1-2’ $14.95

70516 Buxus sempervirens — Great for hedges, massing, topiary work and formal gardens. Can reach 15-20’ and grow as wide. Foliage is a lustrous dark green above and a light yellowish green below. 1-2’ $16.95

71774 Buxus sempervirens ‘Graham Blandy’ — A good selection with soft green spring foliage and dark green mature foliage. This one has a narrow, upright habit reaching 10’ high with only a 1’ spread. 1-2’ $24.95

70422 Buxus sempervirens ‘Suffruticosa’ — Both dense and slow growing, an excellent choice for a hedge eventually reaching 4-5’ or as specimens positioned in the classical garden. This proven performer has been used in formal gardens for centuries. SOLD OUT

CALLICARPA - BEAUTYBERRY — Fine deciduous shrubs chosen primarily for their unique lavender to purple berries, loved both by the birds and those who make wreaths in fall and winter. In the growing season water freely and apply a balanced fertilizer. Plant in fertile, well drained soil in sun or dappled shade. Though fruit production on a single plant can be good but planting 2 or more both increases and ensures a lovely crop of berries. One source states that cutting back 4 to 6" above the ground each spring provides an even greater production of fruit .

Callicarpa bodinieri var. giraldii — (-10oF, USDA Zones 6-8) This deciduous shrub will be 10’ x 8’. The leaves are dark green to 7". Small pink flowers in 1" clusters appear in midsummer. Violet-purple fruit appear in autumn and persist all winter--absolutely stunning on the bare branches. In addition, the leaves turn shades of red and maroon in the fall.

70288 Callicarpa bodinieri var. giraldii ‘Profusion’ — Similar to the species but with bronze young leaves and pale pink flowers. This free flowering form produces deep violet fruit. One of the most popular selections here at the nursery. SOLD OUT

70017 Callicarpa japonica ‘Leucocarpa’ — (-20oF, USDA Zones 5-8) An upright shrub to 6’ x 6’ . This species has larger leaves than other Callicarpa. The plant is covered in summer with pink or white flowers in 1¼’’ clusters along the branches. White fruit appear in autumn along with the yellow leaves of fall. A lovely Japanese native. 6-12" $9.95, 2-3’ $25.95

CALLISTEMON - BOTTLEBRUSH — Named for its flower clusters resembling a bottlebrush .Performs best in well drained yet moist soil in full sun. You will love their long, slightly nodding plumes of predominately small red flowers, and the hummingbirds and butterflies will delight in the nectar. Callistemon do well in planters for those who’d love a bottlebrush but live where the temperatures are not dependably above 20oF.

72210 Callistemon viridiflorus — (20oF, USDA Zones 9-10) This compact shrub has an arching habit with sharply pointed, dark green leaves. Yellow-green flowers are borne in dense spikes to 3" long. Grows 5’ tall and 6’ wide. 3-4’ $24.95

CALLUNA - HEATHER

Calluna vulgaris — (-30oF, USDA Zones 4-7) This is the true Scotch heather differing from Erica by offering colorful calyces as well as flowers. The cultivars bloom in different seasons, allowing color in the garden virtually year round. Foliage and flower color vary by cultivar. All have fine, soft, needlelike leaves, densely covering the small, upright growing branches. Flowers are small and bell-shaped. Heathers require fast draining, acid soil and little or no fertilization in most garden environments. They bloom well in full sun, and serve as an excellent groundcover in more shaded areas, especially inland. It is recommended that one shear the plants lightly following their bloom to encourage a fuller, more attractive plant for many years of pleasure.

72061 Calluna vulgaris ‘Flamingo’ — Flowers are lavender and the foliage is dark green with red tips on new growth in spring. 3-6" $4.95

70206 Calluna vulgaris ‘Red Fred’ — Has brilliant red foliage in spring, persisting well into summer, then bears plum-raspberry flowers amidst a bath of green leaves. Perfect! 3-6" $4.95

73323 Calluna vulgaris ‘Ruby Slinger’ — In spring, this Calluna bursts forth with bright green foliage that has glowing yellow tips and then blooms in late summer with white flowers. It makes a compact 16 x 16" plant. 3-6" $4.95

70019 Calluna vulgaris ‘Spring Torch’ — New growth on this vibrant heather is scarlet with a subsequent slow change to green in summer. Lavender-pink flowers appear in spring. Its new growth is so exceptional that it looks as if it were in flower. 3-6" $4.95

CALYCANTHUS

Calycanthus chinensis — See Sinocalycanthus chinensis.

70250 Calycanthus floridus - Carolina Allspice — (-20oF, USDA Zones 5-9) This deciduous bushy shrub with dark green oval leaves to 5" is mainly grown for its sweet scented flowers appearing mid to late spring. The 2" dusky red blooms become brown fruit which hang on the plant through winter. All parts, but particularly the bark when dry, exude a camphor-like fragrance. (Put it in your drawers.) The Carolina Allspice reaches 8’ x 10’ at maturity. Plant in fertile, moist soil in sun; in warm climates plant in partial shade. A trouble free plant. 1-2' $14.95

CAMELLIA See Camellia Section listed in index.

CARPINUS - HORNBEAM — The hornbeams like to have full sun and well drained soil. They are relatively tolerant of a variety of conditions, even clay, once established. They make great specimens in the landscape as well as tightly woven hedges. In both cases, they display soft fall color and charming papery lantern seed heads. And the latter are not a problem for the neat-nick.

Carpinus betulus — (-30oF, USDA Zones 4-8) This is the common, and incredibly attractive hornbeam used singly or as a hedge. It is a medium to large tree with distinctive ribbed leaves. It grows about one foot per year with an ultimate height of about 50". This is truly one of the finest landscape trees in existence.

71513 Carpinus betulus ‘Frans Fontain’ — This introduction from Holland has a darker green crown and narrower growth habit than the species, 30-35’ x 15-18’. Fall color is brilliant on this more formal variety. SOLD OUT

70282 Carpinus turczaninowii — (-20oF, USDA Zones 5-8) This small bushy tree has dainty stems and broader leaves than other hornbeams. The young leaves emerge bright red and change to green with time and then develop an especially attractive deep orange in the fall. 4-5’ $49.95

CARYOPTERIS - BLUE SPIRAEA or BLUEBEARD

Caryopteris x clandonensis — (-10oF, USDA Zones 6-9) A hybrid between C. incana x C. mongolica. This nicely-shaped, small rounded shrub grows to 3’ with slender and often slightly toothed 2 to 3" leaves. Wonderful, fragrant true blue flowers are borne on spikes during late summer. Very attractive to butterflies and bees. Often treated as a perennial in gardens north of USDA zone 7 since top growth may die back to the ground. Its shape and bloom are improved by heavy pruning in spring. Best grown in full sun with well-drained soil. Tough enough for use in difficult, dry areas. Grow with spiraeas and potentillas for continuous summer color as well as drought and deer resistance.

70902 Caryopteris x clandonensis ‘Dark Knight’ — Deep blue flowers contrast nicely with the silvery gray green leaves on this low growing cultivar. The deepest blue of the Bluebeard family. SOLD OUT

71232 Caryopteris x clandonensis ‘Heavenly Blue’ — Deep blue flower spikes nestled among the blue-green foliage are just heavenly. The plant forms a 2’ compact mound. 6-12" $11.95

71778 Caryopteris x clandonensis ‘Worcester Gold’ — The bright golden leaves of this 2' selection offer contrast in the border and provide the perfect foil for the sky blue flowers. 6-12" $11.95

CEANOTHUS — Known for true blue flowers, Ceanothus should be planted in well-drained soil and most varieties in full sun. It will become chlorotic in alkaline soils. Avoid over watering, especially in the summer. Good for seaside areas and locations where a tough, evergreen shrub is needed. And, if you’ve ever been to Berkeley California, the intense blue of Ceanothus filling the center divider for ½ a mile is a never-to-be-forgotten sight.

Ceanothus griseus var. horizontalis - Carmel Creeper — (20oF, USDA Zones 9-10) This California native reaches only 24-36" in height and will spread 6-7’ at maturity. It bears glossy dark green 2" long leaves. Milky, light blue flowers are borne in early spring. Easy to grow with good drought tolerance. Evergreen in mild areas and tolerates some shade in warmer areas.

72125 Ceanothus griseus var. horizontalis ‘Diamond Heights’ — This is a stunning variety of Carmel Creeper with foliage in shades of chartreuse and deep forest green. Pale blue flowers arrive in spring, frosting the shiny foliage. An excellent ground cover for even lightly shaded areas, this one grows 1-2’ tall and 4-5’ wide. 3-6" $9.95, 6-12" $16.95

CEDRELA — See Toona.

CEPHALANTHUS

Cephalanthus occidentalis — (-20oF, USDA Zone 4-9) A deciduous shrubby plant well-adapted for growing at water’s edge. Small, creamy-white, rounded flower heads about 1" across appear during late July. The many prominent pistils are very ornamental, especially in late summer.

73908 Cephalanthus occidentalis ‘Sputnik’— (-20°F, USDA Zone 5-8). A bottlebrush that truly looks as though it came from outer space and it has larger blooms over a longer season than the normal native of Oklahoma. Its nectar is very attracting to butterflies and bees while blooming mid to late summer. 2-3’ $35.95

CERCIDIPHYLLUM - KATSURA TREE — (-30oF, USDA Zones 4-8) Wonderful garden specimens! Katsura trees need rich, moist, and well-drained soil. You will get better fall color if the soil is acidic. Grow in full sun, water well while the plant is getting established and during dry periods.

Cercidiphyllum japonicum — Native to Japan, this adaptable tree grows to about 50’ in cultivation. Though most are single trunk, many have multiple stems clothed with beautiful hanging, small rounded leaves, providing color in three seasons. In spring the leaves emerge a shimmiry mass of ruby tints. They turn a teal green in summer and put on a gorgeous show of orange, red and yellow in the fall. Katsuras need some protection from sun and wind to show their best.

73264 Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Amazing Grace’ — An amazingly beautiful, small, pendulous variety that will eventually reach about 20' tall, and will normally grow wider than it is tall. Its inconspicuous, fragrant flowers are red and bloom mid-spring. The cascading heart shaped blue-green leaves will grace your garden in summer and excellent oranges and yellows will follow in the fall. 1-2' $28.95

73265 Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Morioka Weeping — When young the growth rate is strongly vertical with just some weeping, but as it matures its weeping characteristic is much more pronounced. The leaves in spring are red-purple turning to their summer green and in fall they put on a show of bright, sunny yellow with orange and apricot tones. Growth and color are best when grown in full sun. It will grow from 15 to 25’ tall. 1-2’ $39.95

73285 Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Rotfuchs’ — Syn. ‘Red Fox’. An excellent, new, small, columnar variety to about 18’ tall was hybridized in Germany. (We are finding that others have listed the height as anywhere from 10 to 60’ . We are using the information from one of Europe's largest nurseries. We will see.) New foliage is a rare, ‘foxy’, red-brown. Consistently beautiful fall foliage. 4-5’ $69.95

71896 Cercidiphyllum japonicum ‘Ruby’— A dense semi-upright grower reaches a height of 25-30' with a spread of 10-12'. When young the shape may be almost columnar. After its spring show of ruby new growth, the leaf color is a mix of the typical teal green of Cercidiphyllums and a darker blue purple as well. In fall the leaves turn a solid yellow and emit a strong cinnamon fragrance. 1-2' $28.95

Cercidiphyllum magnificum — A magnificent species of Cercidiphyllum. This tree grows larger than C. japonicum, to as much as 70’ with 30’ spread. The brown bark is smooth on the trunk, and the leaves are larger and a more pronounced heart shape than the above species. SOLD OUT

CERCIS - REDBUD — They will do fine in many soil types; just give regular water and fertilization. Ideally, provide these trees with moist, well drained soil, especially the first few years.

Cercis canadensis - North American Redbud — (-30oF, USDA Zones 4-9) Very appealing pale rose, pea-shaped flowers, bloom in abundance in early spring on what appear to be lifeless twigs. Then the delightfully rounded, heart-shaped leaves cover this beautiful tree through the summer. Most varieties turn a magnificent yellow in autumn.

73994 Cercis canadensis ‘Ace of Hearts’ — The first compact form and it is outstanding! Will grow to 9’ x 12’ with lots of lavender flowers and small heart shaped leaves. 1-2’ $27.95

70629 Cercis canadensis ‘Alba’ — This small tree is a rare and much sought after white budding form of the hardy American Redbud. It bursts into full flower in the spring, covering itself with a snowy white. It would be beautiful planted in a woodland setting with its blooms contrasting with the darker colors of the forest. Delightful! 4-5’ $49.95

70443 Cercis canadensis ‘Appalachian Red’ — This is a small open tree considered to be the truest red of all the cultivars in the genus. It was discovered by Dr. Max Byrkit. We are proud to offer this beautiful and outstanding brilliantly colored tree, a wonderful sight in any garden setting. 1-2’ $26.95, 4-5’ $55.95

71848 Cercis canadensis ‘Covey’ - Lavender Twist Redbud — This is an exceptional selection with a weeping, twisting habit. It was found in Buffalo, New York, and is the most unusual redbud yet. It is a rapid grower but will stay quite low unless staked higher. It is very hardy. A prolific bloomer, covering itself with lavender pink flowers. Wow! SOLD OUT

70579 Cercis canadensis ‘Forest Pansy’ — (-20oF, USDA Zones 5-9) We are very pleased to be able to offer this OUTSTANDING plant, considered to be the best of the best! Its foliage is a superlative red purple with a bit of green in summer. When it flowers, great masses of a heavenly orchid cover the bear twigs in abundance. It can turn a vivid yellow in fall, though its fall color is less predictable than other redbuds. In winter, it displays a beautiful tracery against a clear sky. A choice landscape selection! 4-5’ $49.95

73923 Cercis canadensis ‘Hearts of Gold’ — Imagine a 20’ to 25’ tree clothed in golden heart shaped leaves and the newer foliage blushed with orange-red. Then add lavender red flowers. Now you have a picture of this aptly named tree! Plant in full sun for the best color. 1-2’ $24.95, 4-5’ $59.95

Cercis canadensis ‘Lavender Twist’ — See C.c. ‘Covey’.

73925 Cercis canadensis ‘Little Woody’ — At maturity this diminutive form can reach 10’. The red tinged new foliage matures green and has a puckered texture on its small, heart-shaped leaves. The leaves are arranged close to the stems. Finally a Cercis for the smallest garden spaces! 4-5’ $59.95

71491 Cercis canadensis ssp. mexicana — (-10oF, USDA Zones 6-9) Especially adapted to conditions in the southwest desert. It works very well in a small space, only growing to 12-15’. Purple blooms stand out before the glossy, blue-green leaves appear. With wavy-edged margins on the leaves, the foliage appears to dance even in a light breeze. Protect from late spring frosts. Can be trained as a single or multi-trunk tree. 4-5’ $59.95

Cercis canadensis ssp. texensis — This species was formerly listed as C. reniformis but is or sports the less prominent, somewhat flat topped cymes or clusters of small flowers.

70613 Cercis canadensis ssp. texensis ‘Oklahoma’ — A wine-red flowering form of this small, southwest native. Thick glossy 2-3" blue-green leaves are rounded with downy leaf undersides. New growth is red tipped, and flowers appear abundantly on young trees--a splendid and joyous tree. 4-5’ $49.95, 5-6’ $69.95

74102 Cercis canadensis ‘The Rising Sun’ — This is going to be a much desired plant, with it’s rich apricot to peach to yellow and yellow green new foliage! This spectacular color display continues through the growing season. Limited supply. 2-3’ $49.95

Cercis chinensis - Chinese Redbud — (-10oF, USDA Zones 6-9) Large clusters of rosy-purple pea-like flowers cling to the still leafless branches early in the year. This rare form of the redbud is very showy with flowers much larger than most redbuds. An exceptional plant you won’t soon forget.

70022 Cercis chinensis ‘Avondale’ — A superior selection of the Chinese redbud, distinguished from the species by its more dwarf growth habit and ability to flower abundantly at a very early age. Growing only 8-10’ in height, ‘Avondale’ makes a small, well branched, sturdy tree, well suited to the modern garden. The deep cerise-pink flowers crowd the naked branches in springtime making a spectacular sight. Later, heart-shaped leaves clothe this redbud in a rich summer green. ‘Avondale’ makes an excellent large tub plant for garden terrace or courtyard as well as a lovely specimen in the landscape. 5-6’ $59.95

71137 Cercis racemosa — (-15oF, USDA Zones 5-9) This deciduous native of China is considered the most beautiful of the entire genus, blanketing itself with long, drooping racemes of light pink flowers in the spring and then covering itself in lovely green foliage. It can easily stand alone and reach up to 36’ at maturity. 3-4’ $32.95

CHAENOMELES - FLOWERING QUINCE — A shrub of rounded and broad spreading habit. Some forms are more erect and others more horizontal. Excellent range of flowering colors available. Adaptable to a variety of soils and performing well in dry conditions. Blooms best in full sun, but will tolerate some shade. An ornamental that has staying power.

Chaenomeles japonica - Japanese Flowering Quince — (-20oF, USDA Zones 5-9) A smaller species for the garden, grown for its spring flowers, but its small fruit can be used to make jams and jellies.

72332 Chaenomeles japonica ‘Victory’ — An attractive flowering quince selected for its often repeat bloom of red flowers in late summer. Begins flowering in early March and later produces yellow fruit. 2-3’ $25.95

Chaenomeles speciosa - Common Flowering quince — (-20oF, USDA Zones 5-8) Depending on the cultivar, C. speciosa can reach heights of 6-10’ with equal spread. However, they are quite easily kept shorter than this. This species blooms late winter to early spring and its cut branches can be brought indoors for terrific arrangements. There is much confusion surrounding the actual classification of the many cultivars of the various species. We have chosen to list ours all under C. speciosa.

70764 Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Contorta’ — Beautiful double pink to white flowers with a very contorted growth habit. Excellent choice for flower arranging. 1-2’ $19.95

71780 Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Iwai Nishiki’ — We received this plant many years ago and have been enjoying it ever since. "Nishiki" means variance or variegated in Japanese. At a young age the plant blooms white, and as it matures, the blossoms develop a soft peach tone. Quite an intriguing bush. 6-12" $9.95

70353 Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Orange Delight’ — Brilliant bright orange color comes forth with the first show of spring. Spreading habit to 2’. 1-2’ $16.95

70093 Chaenomeles speciosa ‘Toyo Nishiki’ — Profuse combinations of pink and white and even sometimes red appear on the same branch. An upright, rapid grower. Stunning! 6-12" $9.95, 3-4’ $39.95

70484 Chaenomeles x superba ‘Cameo’ — One of the best doubles around! Soft, apricot-pink flowers adorn the branches at the same time as the fresh green leaves emerge. More resistant than some to leaf blight, and a bonus, no thorns! 6-12" $9.95

CHAMAEROPS

73977 Chamaerops humilis — (15oF, USDA Zones 8-12This Mediterranean Fan Palm is an outstanding clumping hardy palm that grows slowly to about 10’ and up to twice as wide. 6-12" $9.95

CHIMONANTHUS - WINTERSWEET

70381 Chimonanthus praecox — (-10oF, USDA Zones 6-9) This multistemmed shrub single trunk tree if trained is an excellent addition to the small yard. It bears very fragrant, translucent yellow, purple tinted flowers in winter and grows to 10-15’ at maturity but can be cut 6-12" from the ground in late winter to rejuvenate if necessary. Adaptable to many soil types, but requires good drainage. Enjoys full sun to partial shade. 6-12" $6.95

CHIONANTHUS - FRINGE TREE — Does best in moist, well drained, deep, fertile soil. Give it full sun for best growth, but can tolerate some shade. Very adaptable in the garden; in the wild it borders streamsides and swampy areas.

70228 Chionanthus retusus - Chinese Fringe Tree — (-10oF, USDA Zones 6-9) This small rounded tree can grow to heights of 25’ or more. A profusion of frothy white flower clusters appear in June or July. 4" leaves turn a deep yellow in the fall. Excellent growth habit. SOLD OUT

70026 Chionanthus virginicus - Old Man’s Beard or White Fringe Tree — (-20oF, USDA Zones 5-9) This tree makes a splendid ornamental specimen, slowly growing and spreading to 20’ in cultivation. The fluffy, white flowers are borne in early June on loose panicles 6" long or even longer. The leaves turn a bright yellow late in the fall, staying on the tree well after other trees have lost their leaves. One of the last shrubs to produce leaves in the spring, but well worth it when the soft green appears and then the feathery flowers on a rounded crown. SOLD OUT

CHOISYA — (0oF, USDA Zones 7-9) Requires well drained, acidic, moist soil and full sun in cool summer areas. In hot summer areas give it light shade. Does not do well in heavier shaded areas.

Choisya ternata — A very nice evergreen shrub that ranges from 6-8’ in height and width. Fragrant white flowers resembling orange blossoms are borne in clusters from early to mid spring. Leaves are made up of three stalkless leaflets of rich green. The leaves are aromatic when crushed, and the white flowers have a sweet citrus smell.

71233 Choisya ternata -‘Sundance’ — Introduced because of the lovely golden foliage, the young leaves hold a rich golden hue in the sun. Given some shade, the leaves will develop into the rich green of the species. An exceptional plant which adds much color and interest to the garden. 1-2’ $29.95

CISTUS - ROCK ROSE — (10oF, USDA Zones 8-10) Native to the Mediterranean coast, these somewhat tender evergreen shrubs withstand desert heat, high pH soils, wind and salt spray. They should be planted in full sun to part shade and in soil that drains well. They flower profusely and are very drought resistant. Excellent for hot dry banks. Doesn’t respond well to hard pruning.

70934 Cistus x purpureus - Orchid Rockrose — Maroon points around a yellow center on an orchid background look like stars in an orchid sky floating above clouds of soft, green wavy-edged foliage. One of the most beautiful Cistus available, the Orchid Rockrose will spill gracefully down a hillside or tumble over rocks and charm you every time you see it. 2-3' $14.95

CLERODENDRUM - GLORYBOWER

70528 Clerodendrum trichotomum - Harlequin Glorybower — (0oF, USDA Zones 7-9). This deciduous shrub or small tree is native to Japan. The soft, fuzzy and slightly heart-shaped 5" leaves are a dark green. In late summer, fragrant white tubular flowers are almost twice as long as the showy scarlet calyx on the back of the flower. The scarlet calyx lasts and lasts after the flower falls, until the pleasing blue-green metallic looking fruit is formed, making a most interesting contrast. In cold climates it may freeze to the ground but will come back each year like a perennial. Will grow to be a 10’ shrub or can be trained as a small tree. Can be slow to fruit and flower depending on the growing conditions. An unusual and rarely seen plant! 6-7’ $129.95

71227 Clerodendrum trichotomum var. fargesii — (-10oF, USDA Zones 6-9). This variety is a hardier, possibly shrubbier and more floriferous version of the species with white flowers instead of pink. 3-4’ $69.95 

CLETHRA - SUMMERSWEET — Grow Clethra in acidic, fertile, humus rich, moist, well drained soil. Needs to have partial or dappled shade for best growth. Fertilize monthly for best blooms.

Clethra alnifolia — (-40oF, USDA Zones 3-9) Grown for their strong fragrant flowers. Clethra is an upright, deciduous, slow growing shrub that suckers close to the mother plant, forming a dense clump that usually gets 4-6’ tall. Leaves are oval, mid-green and turn yellow in autumn. In late summer small bell-shaped flowers appear on 4-6" upright racemes and last up to six weeks. We have several large bushes of it in our gardens here, and it is a beautiful sight in late summer when the season is winding down. Full sun to part shade.

71792 Clethra alnifolia ‘Pink Spires’ — Rose buds open to a pink flower that will not fade in the sun. 2-3’ $19.95

73905 Clethra alnifolia ‘Sherry Sue’ — Redtwig Summersweet. The red stems compliment the early to mid-summer pink flowers. It is also delightfully fragrant. SOLD OUT

72338 Clethra alnifolia ‘Sixteen Candles’ — Selected from a group of seedlings in Michael Dirr’s garden for its compactness and erect flower structures, "just like the candles on a birthday cake." After 7 years this selection is only 30’’ high and 42’’ wide. The glossy green leaves set off the glowing white plumes, 4 to 6 " long. The blooms open in late June or early July and maintain their elegance over a long bloom period. 2-3’ $35.95, 3-4' $39.95

COPROSMA

74035 Coprosma ‘Evening Glow’ — Evergreen shrub with glossy yellow and green leaves splashed with rusty orange. Compact, excellent for containers. Full sun - part shade. Ht. 4-5ft Spread 3-4ft. Zone 9. Cont $7.95, 1-2’ $15.95

74036 Coprosma ‘Roy’s Red’ — Cute shrub with small glossy chocolate green leaves with green tips that turn bronzy purple-red in winter. Full sun. Ht. 4ft. Spread 4ft. Zone 8. Evergreen. 6-12" $9.95, 1-2’ $15.95

74019 Coprosma ‘Tequilla Sunrise’ PP1839 — (10oF, USDA Zones 8-10) Shiny evergreen foliage is lime-green with green midrib. Foliage turns sunset-orange in fall, followed by burgundy foliage in winter. Great for containers. Sun. Ht. 24-36". 6-12" $9.95, 1-2’ $15.95

CORDYLINE - CABBAGE PALM — 10oF, USDA Zones 7-10) Found on open hillsides and in scrub and open forests in S.E. Asia. Grow in fertile, well drained soil in sun or part shade. Water sparingly in winter. A really good accent plant for your planters.

74020 Cordyline australis ‘Cardinal’ — Glossy cardinal-red leaves with light-pink mid-ribs. Great in containers. Full sun. Ht. 36-48". Spread 24-36". Zone 8. 2 GAL $29.95

74021 Cordyline australis ‘Pink Stripe’ — Pink and green striped green foliage adds wonderful color to any garden. Great for containers. Needs good light to maintain its color. Sun to part shade. Ht. 5’. Zone 7. 2 GAL $29.95

74023 Cordyline australis ‘Renegade’ PP18605 — Deep purple, almost black foliage with tight, clump forming habit. Great in containers. Full sun - part shade. Ht. 2-3’. Spread 2-3’. Zone 8. 2 GAL $29.95

74022 Cordyline australis ‘Sundance’ — Long green blades have coral-pink base and midrib. Great for containers and to add architectural interest.Needs good light to maintain its color. Full sun-part shade. Ht. 5-6’. Zone 7. 2 GAL $29.95

CORNUS - DOGWOOD

Cornus alba - Tatarian Dogwood - Redtwig Dogwood — (-50oF, USDA Zones 2-7) Bright red, slender arching branches, hardy and vigorous to 8-10’ tall and almost as wide. Leaves are typical of the dogwood in varying colors of yellow, orange and red in the fall. White, flat topped inflorescences appear in May through June followed by fruit. This shrub can be grown in acid or alkaline soil, dry or wet conditions and in full sun or heavy shade. Attracts butterflies. A biennial pruning will encourage a healthy plant with vigorous, new and colorful growth.

74088 Cornus alba ‘Cream Edge’ Green and cream variegated leaves, attractive berries, pretty fall color, and red winter stems. Ht. 6-10’. Zone 8. 1-2’ $15.95

74087 Cornus abla ‘Kesselringii’ Very striking form with dark purple-black stems and dark green leaves, with slight purple flush, which turn reddish-purple in autumn. Clusters of creamy-white flowers early summer followed by white fruits. Deciduous. Will make a good informal hedge. For this purpose plant 2ft apart. 7ft x 7ft. If grown as a shrub prune hard in spring to improve stem color. Leaves turn red in fall. Zone 4. 1-2’ $15.95

71221 Cornus alba ‘Sibirian Pearls’ Growing 3-4’ this variety of C. alba has numerous flowers in June followed by heavy fruit set in summer the fruit are white drupes set in clusters attop the deep red stems. Ergo the name ‘Siberian Pearls.’ The foliage is what we’d expect from a dogwood beautiful, light green and variously colored in fall. 1-2’ $29.95

Cornus alternifolia - Pagoda Dogwood — (-40oF, USDA Zones 3-8) This very appealing multistemmed shrub or single trunked tree develops into a beautiful layered specimen in the landscape. The horizontal branches have 4" oval leaves occurring alternately instead of opposite like most dogwoods. Small white flower clusters appear on top of the foliage in May or June. Rich blue black fruit follow in late summer and blend with the reddish purple leaves of fall. It is ideally planted in moist, acidic, well drained soil in partial shade. Does best in the cooler climates. Grows 15-25’ tall and 20-35’ in width.

71242 Cornus alternifolia ‘Argentea’ — Many landscapers consider this to be the finest variegated shrub or miniature tree available for the small garden or blended into the perennial/shrub border. Its small leaves have creamy white margins and are fine in texture, gracefully floating horizontally. Seeing it is to fall in love. It grows slowly and will eventually reach 10-15’ in height with an 8’ spread. 6-12" $35.95, 1-2’ $45.95, 2-3’ $79.95

71456 Cornus canadensis - Bunchberry — (-50oF, USDA Zones 2-8) An exceptional ground cover for the shady side of the garden. Spreading by rhizomes with terminal whorls of soft green leaves. Late spring to early summer brings a blanket of large white bracts flushed with pink. Fall puts on its own display with round red fruit. Prefers cool summers, excellent drainage and humus rich soils. Grows 6-9" a year and spreads indefinitely. I have seen this grow on rocky islands off the Maine coast it yellows with too much sun but will grow almost anywhere if it will grow there! Cont $9.95, 1 GAL $17.95

Cornus controversa - Giant Dogwood — (-30oF, USDA Zones 4-8) This large Japanese variety can grow to 45’ in height with a spreading crown. In late spring clusters of small flowers bloom profusely above the beautiful tiered branches clothed in dark green. Fruit appear in late summer and in autumn the leaves turn a rich red and purple. A very beautiful and graceful tree.

72046 Cornus controversa ‘Janine’ — This variegated selection has a similar form to the species with horizontally spreading branches. Its growth rate is much faster than the white variegated form. The leaves are brightly colored yellow with green centers. 5-7’’ clusters of white flowers appear May to June. The fruit is red-purple changing to blue-black August through September. An exceptional dogwood that will especially brighten a dark background. 1-2’ $28.95

70142 Cornus controversa ‘June Snow’ — Ohh, I can’t wait to see this one! A terrific variety, this tree will be 30’x40’. The flower clusters are flat topped, and as the name suggests, blanket the branches densely. Temperature here in Oregon starts to get on the hot side in June, so the refreshment of snow is appreciated! 7-8’ $149.95

70912 Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ — This delicate and graceful tree has beautiful creamy variegated leaves through summer. The foliage takes on tones of red and pink in the fall. Its branches grow in graceful tiers to about 30’ in height with equal or greater spread. The flowers are white cymes produced in early spring. Along with the variegated form of Cornus alternifolia, it rates as perhaps the finest variegated specimen available today. A spectacular tree! 6-12" $24.95, 1-2' $39.95

70003 Cornus ‘Eddie’s White Wonder’ (-20oF, USDA Zones 5-9) This dogwood is a highly praised cross of C. florida and C. nuttallii and can be a multistemmed large shrub or many branched small tree. "Eddie" flowers with huge, pure white bracts. Grows 20’ high and 15’ wide. An exceptional hybrid for the those who want the classic, stately dogwood. 5-6’ $129.95

Cornus florida - Eastern Dogwood (-20oF, USDA Zones 5-9) Often considered the aristocrat of small flowering trees, this is a low branching dogwood with a rounded crown and somewhat tiered form. White, 2" flower bracts open in April and May. Red fruit ripens in late summer. The leaves glow with reds and purples in fall. Provide evenly moist, acidic, well drained soil in partial shade. The trunk should be whitewashed if it experiences hot summer sun. Grows to 20’ in the West and often larger in the Southeast.

71354 Cornus florida ‘Autumn Gold’ — A small variety with golden green leaves in summer graced early by white bracts with yellow in the center. The fall brings golden yellow, and in winter, the bare stems glisten a golden orange. A wonderful lift for a dreary day. SOLD OUT

71113 Cornus florida ‘Cherokee Brave’ — This very fast growing cultivar blooms with dark red bracts, quite a head turner! New growth is prominently red turning to a darker green in summer followed by brilliant reds and burgundy in the fall. Grows to 30’ tall and 25’ wide. 2-3’ $39.95

71050 Cornus florida ‘Cherokee Daybreak’ PP6320 — The variegated green and white leaves become an exciting show when white bracts intensify the white of the foliage. The fall color is a unique pink to deep red. Not likely to scorch but still best grown in dappled conditions in hot summer areas. 4-5' $99.95, 5-6’ $119.95

70046 Cornus florida ‘Cherokee Princess’— Considered somewhat disease resistant. Produces an abundance of 5" white bracts earlier than most of the cultivars. Excellent choice where summer heat can come early. 3-4' $49.95, 4-5' $59.95, 5-6’ $69.95

70258 Cornus florida ‘Cherokee Sunset’ — Has unusual deep pink flowers and variegated leaves that will not burn in the sun. The vigorous and somewhat disease resistant new growth emerges with a raspberry glow, a beautiful sight in early spring. 3-4’ $49.95, 4-5’ $59.95

70047 Cornus florida ‘Cloud 9’ —Has an abundance of overlapping snow white bracts creating a fabulous textured tapestry. ‘Cloud 9’ grows slowly into a stately spreading tree. 5-6’ $99.95

74062 Cornus florida ‘Eternal’ pp 13,069 — A fast growing tree to 20’ with full double late white flowers with 12 - 20 bracts. What more could one ask for? Resistance to cold and mildew -- it also has these attributes. SOLD OUT

71480 Cornus florida ‘Golden Nugget’ — Has bronze-gold yellow margins on the leaves and bears white flower bracts. An excellent newer variegated form preferred by those who want the richness of gold with green in their garden palette. A fine specimen. 4-5’ $119.95

73926 Cornus florida ‘Little Princess’ — A terrific, dense, dwarf form of the eastern dogwood. Its upright growth and royally lush, large foliage will delight you. White bracts are followed by the red fruit we love. The fall foliage is red to deep wine color. This little princess will eventually reach 8’. 1-2' $28.95, 2-3' $35.95

71066 Cornus florida ‘Pendula’ — White flowers cover this unusual weeping dogwood with stiffly pendulous branches. A real eye catcher in all seasons. The twig growth habit looks especially striking in winter when it holds a little snow. SOLD OUT

72261 Cornus florida ‘Royal Red’ — New foliage emerges blood red, and returns to a dark red in the fall. The large flower bracts open a deep red, covering this dogwood in a royal cloak. 5-6’ $119.95

70010 Cornus florida Rubra Group Selection — Has beautiful pink to pink-red flower bracts. Generally not quite as cold hardy as the species, but always a plentiful display of bracts. 4-5’ $65.95

70256 Cornus kousa - Oriental Dogwoods — (-20oF, USDA Zones 5-8) When young, this dogwood is a straight upright tree that later becomes spreading with a distinct horizontal branching structure. It is often multitrunked and makes a beautiful shrub. Most will eventually become 20-30’ trees with beautiful multicolored trunks. The bracts as well as the leaves are small, but the leaves are usually hidden by the prolific display of bracts when in bloom. This tree flowers June and July for around 6 weeks. The leaves are 2-4" long, dark green and the flowers have 4 oval, narrow bracts 1-2" long. Flower bracts are followed by raspberry red fruit and deep red fall color. The oriental dogwoods are considered to be more resistant to disease than the eastern or western dogwoods (C. florida and C. nuttallii) Plant in fertile, humus-rich, well drained, slightly acidic soil in sun or partial shade. 2-3' $39.95

74006 Cornus kousa ‘Akatsuki’ — This new cultivar introduced by the Japanese plantsman Akiri Shibamichi is a real find. At every season the color is exceptional. White with a rich green irregular center giving a background to the white flowers blushed with pink dots. In summer the foliage often has a ping blush. In fall the white of the leaves turns a vivid pink and the green turns a purple. The size is just right going to 8’ x 5’ in 10 years. 1-2’ $35.95

70911 Cornus kousa ‘Autumn Rose’ — An especially delightful tree with creamy green new foliage. Bracts open green changing to brilliant white, covering the tree in absolute abundance in June. And guess its autumn color? It’s vivid! 3-4’ $45.95, 4-5’ $119.95, 5-6' $139.95

71133 Cornus kousa ‘Beni Fuji’ — A fine introduction with dark pink bracts nestled into the deep green leaves on bright red petioles (stems) A striking contrast! 3-4’ $79.95

71795 Cornus kousa ‘Big Apple’ — The fruit on C. kousa and its cultivars is generally a knobby red drupe, resembling a raspberry in appearance and size, but of firm texture. These are edible though mealy. ‘Big Apple’ was named for the exceptionally large fruit which keep color on the tree through October. Heavily textured, dark green leaves show off the lovely white bracts. The tree grows to 30’ with a spreading habit. 2-3’ $29.95

Cornus kousa var. chinensis A unique variety whose abundant flower bracts turn from cream to white and eventually red-pink. Excellent crimson fall color.

70887 Cornus kousa var. chinensis ‘Blue Shadow’ — Has dark blue-green leaves, a dense growth habit and pure white bracts appearing at an early age. Just one more nice choice for varying the greens in landscape. 1-2 $21.95, 4-5’ $89.95

70175 Cornus kousa var. chinensis ’Crown Jewel’™ — Syn. ‘Madison’. Terrific spring foliage of light green makes way for summer new growth in yellow that takes a red tinge with heat. As the name suggests great for the showcase garden. SOLD OUT

73369 Cornus kousa var. chinensis ‘Greensleeves’ — (-30°F, USDA Zones 4-9) This cultivar has faster growth, a more tidy symmetrical branching habit, and the deepest green leaves of the kousa selections. It is also considered hardier than most of the Cornus kousa. Leaves have an interesting wavy edge and bracts are creamy white on this reliably disease resistant, 25 to 30' tree. Dark red and purple fall colors. A Polly Wakefield introduction. 3-4' $39.95

70166 Cornus kousa var. chinensis ’Lemon Ripple’ — (-15°F, USDA Zones 5-9) This new selection has wide, lemony yellow edges with green centers. It is a floriferous plant with wavy leaf edges. A somewhat shrubby grower this will be upright and densely shaped. Orange red foliage in fall. 1-2’ $29.95

70876 Cornus kousa var. chinensis ‘Sunsplash’ — Slow growing with a dense, fairly upright habit. The boldly colored variegated leaves of bright yellow and green seem to shine on the new growth. Will tolerate full sun better than most variegated forms. Medium sized white flower bracts and wonderful red and burgundy fall colors. 2-3' $46.95

70906 Cornus kousa ‘Gold Star’ — An excellent selection for the smaller yard with its slow growth and often shrub-like appearance. The leaves are each splashed with a broad, golden yellow central band and contrast nicely with the pristine white flower bracts. 2-3’ $44.95

73917 Cornus kousa ‘Kristin Lipka’s Variegated Weeper’ — The name says a lot. Bob Lipka named this fine new variety for his daughter. It is indeed a variegated (irregular white margins on a green ground) plant that is dense and strongly weeping. It is thought to grow to about 6’. In fall the white part of the leaves turns red. The only variegated C. kousa that is both weeping and variegated. A great plant for any garden. 2-3’ $42.95

71514 Cornus kousa ‘Lustgarten Weeping’ — A heavy weeping variety of the white flowered ‘Elizabeth Lustgarten’. The branches can arch at 12-15’ and can extend to 10’ wide in about 10 years. When in bloom, the pendulous branches are just showered with white flower bracts, an eye-catching display! 5-6’ $129.95

74064 Cornus kousa ‘Minima’ — A rare Japanese introduction with white semi-double flowers often with six bracts and small leaves. 1-2’ $44.95

70888 Cornus kousa ‘Radiant Rose’ — Syn. C.k. ‘Honros’. The delightful red colorations on leaves and stems show off against the greenery of summer. And, this cultivar becomes absolutely radiant when the large pink bracts appear. Its value continues with rich red fall color. 2-3’ $39.95

Cornus kousa ‘Rosabella’ — See ‘Satomi Red’.

74060 Cornus kousa ‘Ruby Slippers’ — After 16 years of development, Wells Nursery introduced Cornus kousa ‘Ruby Slippers’ in the early 90’s. A unique selection of the Korean Dogwood that offers an extended show of color long after the typical dogwoods have finished their explosion of spring color. Offering a superb soft pink flower that darkens and intensifies with maturity, ‘Ruby Slippers’ blooms from mid May to July. SOLD OUT

70754 Cornus kousa ‘Satomi’ — Syn. ‘Rosabella’. New bracts open white, fading to a bright-rose red as the season progresses. The leaves and branches have a lot of red pigment. Requires some shade. Young trees may produce white bracts when young; the beautiful red color and the abundance of bloom come with maturity . The amount of red will vary according to the environment, with the absolute best color in cooler climates. All this aside, it’s the most popular choice among the pink reds in the nursery for local customers when in bloom. 6-12" $19.95, 3-4' $45.95, 6-7’ $149.95

73950 Cornus kousa ‘Summer Fun’ — (-30oF, USDA Zones 4-9) Long leaves of a rich green margined with a wide irregular white edge that holds throughout the growing season and then turns a fiery pink in fall in the white zones. 8’ wide and 4’ wide. An outstanding addition to any garden. 4-5’ $99.95

74017 Cornus kousa ‘Summer Gold’ — Great new gold variegated dogwood! Leaves have uniformly broad yellow margins. Distinctly upright to columnar in form, Leaves are also not crinkled on the margins such as on ‘Wolf Eyes’. 3-4’ $59.95

70910 Cornus kousa ‘Trinity Star’ — A profuse bloomer sporting densely clustered white bracts. The new leaves show mottled pink, green and white in an interesting twisting whorl. The dense foliage matures to a deep green and covers this flat-topped, spreading tree to 12’ with similar spread. An exceptional selection. 2-3’ $99.95, 4-5' $119.95, 5-6’ $159.95

70761 Cornus kousa ‘Weaver’s Weeping’ — An especially desirable weeping form that has lovely white bracts in great cascading masses. It will reach 12’ x 12’. SOLD OUT

70450 Cornus kousa ‘Wolf Eyes’ — The outstanding variegation on this diminutive dogwood is reported to withstand even intense summer heat; however, it still performs best with partial shade. The creamy white blooms appear in profusion in early summer. Leaves are ruffled with well-defined margins surrounding the green central eye. Fall foliage is pink to red and the fruit are bright red. Grows to 6’ tall and equally wide. Mildew resistant. Young trees may take a few years to show the extremes in variegation. 3-4’ $42.95, 5-6’ $99.95

Cornus mas — (-30oF, USDA Zones 4-8) From the Ukraine, these hardy and attractive ornamentals also offer large and tasty fruit. Frost-hardy yellow flowers appear in late February followed by fruit which turns bright red when ripe in September. Attractive as either a shrub or small tree, it grows slowly to 12-15’. Give this plant a half day or more of sun. Although somewhat tolerant of drought and poor soils, fruit will be better on rich soils with adequate moisture, with fall applications of manure increasing vegetative growth. Somewhat self-pollinating but for best fruit set, two varieties should be planted. Don’t expect fruit for 2-3 years after planting. For more selections, see Fruiting section.

72300 Cornus mas ‘Golden Glory’ — An excellent selected cultivar outstanding for its floriferousness. Somewhat more upright than the species to 15 to 20’. Buds can be damaged in severe winters. A real glory of gold when in bloom! SOLD OUT

72181 Cornus mas ‘Variegata’ — (-20oF, USDA Zones 5-8) Same growth habit as the species, but green leaves are edged in white and turn red in the fall. 2-3’ $49.95

73267 Cornus ‘Norman Hadden’ — This is a result of a cross between the evergreen dogwood Cornus capitata and the deciduous Cornus kousa. A wonderfully floriferous plant that covers itself with white flowers that turn pink as they age. It is semievergreen here in Oregon but should be more evergreen in warmer zones. Fall color is a consistent solid red. 5-6’ $89.95

Cornus nuttallii - Pacific or Western White Dogwood — (-10°F, USDA Zones 6-9) This is the ethereal West Coast native whose large flower bracts appear before the leaves, first a soft green and later a pristine white or sometimes a blush pink. On the western dogwood the real flowers (¾’’) are purple to green, clustered inside 4-8 pointed showy bracts. This tree is not suited to the eastern United States. Site these trees in a sunny, open location with good air circulation for best bloom but Cornus nuttallii can perform well in considerable shade.

72128 Cornus nuttallii ‘Barrick’ — This selection from Salem, Oregon, is a fast growing, vigorous tree. It will surprise you in autumn when it consistently has a second bloom. We’ll give you more information as we watch this new cultivar in the nursery. 2-3’ $29.95

70261 Cornus nuttallii ‘Colrigo Giant’ — This is a low growing but upright tree. Very vigorous with very large 8" flower brats. Heavy textured green leaves give good fall color. The parent plant was found in the Columbia River Gorge, thus the name. 6-7’ $149.95

70016 Cornus nuttallii ‘Goldspot’ — An unusual form with interesting variegation on the foliage. The older leaves are splashed, spotted and mottled with creamy yellow markings. The tree blooms when only 2’ tall and the beautiful white bracts are larger than that of the species. An added bonus is its two month flowering season. 3-4’ $29.95

71903 Cornus ‘Porlock’ — (-20oF, USDA Zones 5-8) A rapid growing hybrid from C. kousa var. chinensis and C. capitata. More spreading than some, and looking similar to a Chinese dogwood this tree is a prolific bloomer with large, wide, white bracts from June to July that consistently turn a nice pink with maturity. 4-5’ $72.95

Cornus sanguinea - Bloodtwig Dogwood — (-30oF, USDA Zones 4-7) Bloodtwig dogwoods are readily adaptable to many different situations. They are generally slow to medium growers, and like sun to partial shade. Make sure they are pruned regularly, usually in the spring, to keep their red stems coming in winter. These dogwoods have clusters (cymes) of many tiny, usually creamy white flowers in spring.

71701 Cornus sanguinea ‘Compressa’ — This dwarf has small leaves with deep veining, and a rather dense, narrow, upright growth habit. Produces insignificant flowers, but the red tinged green stems and its purple color in the fall make this a special plant in the landscape. 3-4' $29.95

71498 Cornus sanguinea ‘Midwinter Fire’ — One of the best plants for all seasons. The dark green leaves of summer first frame the white flower clusters, then frame the bright clusters of red berries. The leaves change to a fiery yellow-red-orange in the fall and are followed by an incredible eye-catching blaze all winter from the stems, red at the base to orange and then yellow at the tips--a great partner for purple foliage plants. ‘Midwinter Fire’ grows 8-10’. 3-4’ $34.95

Cornus sericea — (-40oF, USDA Zones 3-8) Syn. C. stolonifera . This is another great dogwood for brilliant stem color. This red twig grows 6 to 10’ in height and spreads by underground stems to a 12’ clump. The dark green leaves of the species turn yellow-orange to red in the fall. Small cream flowers appear in flat-topped clusters, May-June, and are followed by round, white fruit. Extremely adaptable to a wide range of soil types and climates, but doesn’t do well in high heat and humidity in summer, though it loves moist soil. Native to wet, swampy areas in its natural habitat but still grows well with less water.

74069 Cornus sericea ‘Hedgerows Gold’ — Verry bright green and yellow variegated leaves with dark red stems that also give it winter interest. 4-5’ $29.95

70817 Cornus sericea ‘Silver & Gold’ — Grown for its spectacular variegated foliage; truly one of the finest foliage plants around. The leaves have beautiful creamy white margins. This species shows off its golden green stems both with its foliage and without. Grows quickly to 4-5’ in height and spread; you will soon have a beautiful shrub. 2-3' $16.95

73899 Cornus ‘Starlight’ — A new cultivar produced by Dr. Orton’s Rutgers University program. The very large 4-5’’ flowers bloom with the foliage. The leaves do not cup in the heat and it appears to be highly resistant to Dogwood anthracnose and mildew. It is a cross between Cornus kousa and Cornus nuttalli. SOLD OUT

Cornus Stellar® Dogwoods — (-20oF, USDA Zones 5-8) From work at Rutgers’ University by Dr. Elwin Orton, these are a cross between C. florida and C. kousa. The trees are vigorous and very floriferous once mature; however, young trees flower sporadically, if at all the first 3 years. All have a single main trunk and tend to branch low, often almost to the ground. The trees are resistant to the common dogwood borer and to anthracnose. Flower bracts stay a good 2 weeks, and the tree grows to about 20’ in 20 years. Bright red autumn foliage shows off in the autumn garden.

70903 Cornus Celestial® — (formerly ‘Galaxy’) This cultivar has an erect habit with a nice spread of limbs. The bracts have a green tint when they first open, later becoming a brilliant white. 4-5’ $69.95

74068 Cornus ‘Celestial Shadow’ — This is an exciting new variety that is a variegated yellow and green and is fully anthracnose free! 2-3' $39.95

73503 Cornus sanguinea ‘Venus’® — (-10°F, USDA Zones 6-8) True to the form of the other Rutger’s hybrids this Cornus is fungus resistant. To top that off the white bracts are huge, making the tree look snowed upon during its summer bloom. It grows to 18’ x 20’ in 20 years with dense branching. A fantastic combination of its parents. 5-6’ $99.95

COROKIA

70438 Corokia cotoneaster (10oF, USDA Zones 8-10) A most interesting plant for the garden with its tracers of twiggy branches. It has tiny leaves, tiny yellow flowers and tiny orange fruit. A great plant for bonsai or for a container on your deck as well as in the landscape where it can grow into a medium sized specimen shrub. 6-12" $14.95

Corokia x virgata — (15°F, USDA Zones 8-10) A larger more upright form of Corokia with a height of about 3’ and a spread of 2’. The leaves are a gray-green with white undersides. Small yellow flowers and orange fruits are another plus.

71799 Corokia x virgata ‘Sunsplash’ — Leaves are a variegated yellow and green. The star shapped small flowers appear in early summer and then it has red fruits in fall! 2-3’ $24.95, 3-4’ $29.95

CORYLOPSIS - WINTERHAZEL — The winterhazels prefer to be given moist, acidic, well drained soil. They will not tolerate wet feet. Give them full sun to partial shade.

70297 Corylopsis pauciflora - Buttercup Winterhazel — (-10oF, USDA Zones 6-9) In March, or before, depending on your area, when little else is flowering, this densely branched deciduous shrub puts on a show of primrose yellow, fragrant flowers. The flowers hang in bell-shaped clusters and the branches can be cut in late winter before the flowers open and forced into flower in the house. Bright green rounded leaves follow. It’s easy to grow, reaching 2-3’ $29.95

71170 Corylopsis sinensis — (-10oF, USDA Zones 6-9) An open upright deciduous shrub that decorates the late winter with lemon-yellow flowers held in pendent racemes. The handsome leaves to 4" are obovate, dark green above and bluish-green on the underside. 1-2’ $19.95

70366 Corylopsis spicata - Spike Winterhazel — (-20oF, USDA Zones 5-8) Pale yellow, 1-2" flowers hang in pendent racemes of 6 to 12, spaced at even intervals along the branches. The foliage is rounded and delicate, emerging purple and later changing to a bluish green. Wide spreading, 4-6’ high, it forms an attractive mass of crooked branches at maturity. Great for planting in a woodland setting or as a specimen on its own. 3-4' $29.95

73892 Corylopsis spicata ‘Aurea’ — The pale yellow flowers are followed by bright yellow green leaves that appriciates shade to shine. A graceful and refined shrub. 2-3’ $39.95

70664 Corylopsis veitchiana — (-10oF, USDA Zones 6-9) Primrose yellow flowers with brick-red anthers appear in large racemes. The new foliage in the spring is purple-red. An erect growing shrub to about 3-4’ in 5 years. 3-4' $19.95

CORYLUS

73282 Corylus avellana ‘Contorta’ - Corkscrew Hazel — (-40oF, USDA Zones 3- 9) Also known as ‘Harry Lauder’s walking stick, this European Hazel is a rare and unique shrub that is slow growing to 8-10’. Growth is very twisted, gnarled and distorted. Each branch is an adventure in line. And the fragrance of daphnes too, it is a winter wow! 1-2’ $28.95

73570 Corylus avellana ‘Red Majestic’ PP#16,048 — An exciting new addition to our stock. This vigorous, large shrub has twisted and contorted branches. Leaves are red to plum colored in youth and mature with a touch of green. Catkins and buds are purple hued in late winter. Expect it to grow 10’ or more. 2-3’ $79.95

COTINUS - SMOKE TREE — (-20oF, USDA Zones 5-9) Often grown for its huge plumes of tiny flowers floating overhead, but should also be grown for its incredible foliage. An interesting way to use any of the selections of C. coggygria is to let them get established for a year or two and then cut them to the ground each winter. The plant will grow strong canes of beautiful new foliage in time to make a statement in the summer landscape. A well established plant can grow up to 10’ in one season. You won’t get much flowering this way, but you will have a dynamic, showy, foliage plant and the intensity of fall coloring is beyond even our description.

Cotinus coggygria — This deciduous tree or large shrub creates a broad, urn-shaped mass, usually as wide as high, eventually to 25’. Easily pruned to keep shorter or narrower. Rounded leaves 1-3" long, bluish green in summer, turn incredible yellow to orange-red or purple in fall. The illusion of smoke puffs is created by smoky pink lavender hairs on the peduncles of the flowers. As the tiny greenish fertile blossoms fade, stalks of the sterile flowers elongate and become clothed with purple fuzzy hairs. Delightful!

74048 Cotinus coggygria ‘Atropurpurea’ — This is the purple smokebush that our grandmothers had in their gardens. The one that was covered with large soft purple-red "smoke" in the fall. 3-4’ $25.95

74103 Cotinus coggygria ‘Black Velvet’ — Foliage is very dark, more so than other Continus. Plants are very floriferous. Good growth habit. They seem more heat stable than ‘Royal Purple’. Selected by S. Campbell of Sebastopol, California from superior seedlings. SOLD OUT

74104 Cotinus coggygria ‘Daydream’ — One of the best selections with green foliage. The dense blooms are very full. Has a more compact habit than other varieties. 3-4' $29.95

72090 Cotinus coggygria ‘Golden Spirit’ — A unique form of Smoke Bush with brilliant golden yellow leaves that do not burn in full sun unless plant is grown under dry conditions. In fact, the leaves turn more golden and translucent the more sun they receive. Shaded leaves will stay a pretty chartreuse color. Fall brings a rainbow of color when leaves turn various shades of gold, coral, orange and red. And, if that isn’t enough, add soft creamy ‘smoke’ plumes in summer with a slight pink blush and you have a show that is hard to beat! Plant has a medium sized, broadly upright growth habit. These will go fast! 6-12" $16.95, 4-5' $49.95

70218 Cotinus coggygria ‘Pink Champagne’ — One of those delightful plants that will add glory to your garden. The new growth is bronze-purple, changing to a light green in summer on this 8’ tree. Appropriately named as it produces great quantities of flowers that look like clouds of "pink champagne." Excellent fall color in shades of orange, red, and yellow. SOLD OUT

72339 Cotinus coggygria ‘Young Lady’ — This 10 to 15’ green-leaved selection blooms prolifically from early summer through august. The grower calls it a "poodle in a pot." It’s just always covered with fresh plumes, usually only to 8’’ of pinky green fluff. Though still a multistemmed shrub, it’s a very different sight from the usual plumes of smoke. 1-2’ $29.95

71228 Cotinus ‘Grace’ — A Dummer hybrid which crosses C. coggygria ‘Velvet Cloak’ with C. obovatus. It has huge pink panicles of flowers about 14" high by 11" wide in summer. The sometimes almost round leaves on this vigorous grower are 4-6" long and light red when young, becoming darker as it ages, combining reddish purple, reddish green and green in summer. Oranges, reds, and purples color the leaves in fall. A very popular form of Cotinus. 3-4’ $39.95, 5-6’ $59.95

COTONEASTER — (-20oF, USDA Zones 5-9) unless otherwise noted. Cotoneasters are adaptable and easy to grow. They like well drained soils but can tolerate a wide range of soil conditions.

73225 Cotoneaster microphyllus ‘Thymifolia’ — This plant has the smallest leaves of any Cotoneaster and it is a most attractive dwarf that only grows about 1’ high. It’s shinny leaves and bright red berries make it a nice plant for pot culture as well as in the garden. 6-12" $10.95

CRATAEGUS - HAWTHORN

Crataegus monogyna inermis ‘Compacta’ — (-25oF, USDA Zones 4-7) This is an extremely rare, dwarf tree, a compact and thornless form of the Common Hawthorn, reaching only 6’ after 15 years. Pretty white flowers in the spring are followed by red berries in the summer on this charming, disease resistant variety.

74006 Crataegus monogyna ‘Nana’ — Dwarf compact, dense teardrop shape and white flowers. We think this will be outstanding. 2-3’ $24.95

CRINODENDRON

70169 Crinodendron hookerianum - Lantern Tree — (20oF, USDA Zones 9-10) Syn. Tricuspidaria lanceolata. This shrub is native to the forests of Chile and likes humus-rich, well drained, acidic soil in partial shade. It will tolerate full sun if the roots are kept moist and cool. The upright shoots bear toothed, oblong dark green leaves to 4’’ long. Lantern-shaped, fleshy petaled, dark pink to scarlet flowers burst forth in late spring. Grows 20’ tall and 15’ wide. 2-3’ $49.95

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