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Magnolia
Are you a magnolia lover who thinks he has seen them all? Well, have another look at this almost blue magnolia. Of course it is slightly exaggerated, there are just blue hues in the bud, yet they are stunning. Blue Opal ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 2 - 4m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Vulcan is an awesome magnolia hybrid raised in New Zealand by Felix Jury in 1990. Yet before it got its attention by gardening public it was used for further hybridizing and became a parent for excellent varieties such as < ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 3 - 4m 3 - 4m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia x loebneri
Loebner magnolia belongs to the same group as star magnolias. It was bred in England as a cross between m.kobus and m.stellata Rosea. It offers later flowering which helps it escape late frosts in early spring. The star-shaped flowers are white inside and pink outside. As it blo ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1.5 - 3.5m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Susan magnolia has narrow, goblet-shaped flowers of deep pink, nearly red colour outside and slightly lighter red inside. This is the reddest coloured variety among spring magnolias. It flowers reliably already when young. It does not require pruning at all. As it has flower buds at the ends ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1.5 - 3m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia tripetala
Umbrella magnolia is a unique plant of its species. It is quite unusual though easy to grow. Its main feature are exotic-looking, large leaves that can grow 30-45 cm long. Their colour is mid-green flashed with bronze from spring to early summer. They are soft and slightly hairy beneath, crow ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 6 - 10m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Spectrum is a magnolia hybrid from 1963. It was bred by W.Kosar from the US National Arboretum as a cross between magnolia liliiflora Nigra and m ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 6 - 8m 4 - 8m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Salvia nemorosa
Perennial sage lovers surely know one of the most popular and sought-after variety with deep purple violet stems called Caradonna. In 2018 its improvement was introduced called Caramia. It boasts the same colours, twice or ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.4 - 0.5m 0.4 - 0.5m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Nepeta kubanica 'Bokratune'
NEPTUNE® is an exquisite variety of Cuban catmint. An amateur gardener might say that it looks like a merge between Blue Boa agastache and blue dead nettle, and he can't be blamed. Apart from the main features typical ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.4 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.4m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Abelia
Abelias belong to the most popular flowering shrubs of dwarf to small sizes, mainly thanks to its long flowering period: June-October. Variety Edward Goucher was introduced by a botanist of the same name in the USA in 1911 as a cross between abelia x grandiflora and abelia schum ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.3 - 1m 0.3 - 1m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Abelia x grandiflora (syn. a.rupestris)
Glossy abelia is a garden hybrid between abelia chinensis and abelia uniflora, and is sometimes also called abelia rupestris. Its dominant feature is profuse flowering from late June until late autumn. Flowers are small, funnel-shaped, pure whi ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 1.8m 0.5 - 1.5m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Syringa meyeri
Meyer lilac comes from China and is a dwarf plant. Palibin is a variety with flower panicles that are just a little larger as opposed to the species. The colour of the flowers is lavender pink, the buds are burgundy purple. It grows very slowly, forming a dense mound, flowering ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 1.3m 0.5 - 1.3m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Syringa vulgaris
Andenken an Ludwig Späth (syn. Souvenir de Luis Spaeth) is a sought-after lilac variety mainly for its deep purple violet. The inflorescence is longer and narrower than on other commonly known varieties, made up of short, t ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 2 - 4m 2 - 3m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Syringa vulgaris
Katherine Havemeyer lilac is another unique double-flowering variety producing much darker coloured buds than opened flowers. Its panicles can be erect or slightly pendent, they are shorter than those on other common lilacs ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 2.5 - 3.5m 2 - 3m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhus typhina
This very hardy shrub is a commonly known sumac. Laciniata, however, means lace-leaf and that makes this variety an exclusive specimen. Fern-like leaves are long, deeply cut, bright grass green with pinkish-purple new twigs and stalks. In the autumn they turn to orange-gold. Due to its unique shape ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1.5 - 3m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liquidambar styraciflua
If you like sweetgum and you are afraid of its size in maturity try this one. Gum Ball is a great variety with dwarf growth and reduced size. After 10 years it can grow to some 2.5m with a total of 3m in maturity. Its crown is quite regular even without pruning. The leaves are iden ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Aralia elata
If you are looking for an architectural plant that will attract passersby’s eyes but at the same time will require zero maintenance, and on top of that will be hardy enough for our winters, have a look at this Japanese angelica tree. Is it because the leaves ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 4 - 6m 2 - 4m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Aucuba japonica
This evergreen shrub of Japanese aucuba is a commonly known favourite especially in Britain and in milder parts of humid regions of Germany and Benelux. The first specimen was brought from Japan to Europe in 1783, and has been sought after ever since for its beautifully varigated/golden-spott ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus domestica
Quetsche d’Alsace is one of the oldest European plum varieties that was first described in German Alsace in 1914, hence its name. Still, it is so old and of unclear origin that most producing countries gave it its own ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 3 - 5m 2 - 3.5m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea
Glowing Embers is my top favourite. It is true to its name: as if you were watching the very centre of fire, the petals are vivid orange with golden flashes. Very fragrant. Mid green leaves have bronze highlight from spring already. Deciduous azaleas are ericaceous plants, loving in ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1.3 - 1.5m 1.3 - 1.5m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Amoena is a Japanese azalea with small to mid-sized, bright, deep fuchsia pink flowers, hose in hose, that totall cover the plant when in full bloom. They come out in mid May and continue until early June. Thanks to their bright colour it will light up the daker corners of your ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.4 - 0.8m 0.4 - 1m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Arabesk is an attractive variety of Japanese azalea with large, deep red flowers. They come out in profusion from mid until end May. The evergreen foliage is dark green, with some burgundy red shades in autumn and winter, changing back to green before it starts flowering. This a ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.4 - 0.8m 0.4 - 1m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
F.C.F. is, so far, a non-registered variety of Japanese azalea from Italy. This small shrub produces abundance of semi-double flowers already in mid May. They are rich pink and completely cover the plant. The evergreen leav ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 1.3m 0.5 - 1.3m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Girard’s Fuchsia is an eye-catching Japanese azalea with vivid magenta-pink flowers. They appear quite large – 4-4,5 cm on the background of small leaves. The evergreen foliage is mid green, turning deep burgundy red in autumn and winter, changing back to green with ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.4 - 1m 0.4 - 1.3m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Hino Crimson (or Hino-Crimson) is an evergreen azalea with rich red flowers. They are 3-4 cm across and have prominently rounded petal tips. They come out in profusion usually from mid May for 2-3 weeks. Evergreen leaves ar ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.6 - 0.8m 0.8 - 1.3m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Kurume azaleas are supposed to be a species of its own. Still, most of them were hybridized with other species or varieties so now they are all classified as Japanese azaleas, at least in commerce. Lysander is one of those ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 1m 0.6 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Rosebud is an old variety of Kurume Japanese azalea bred an introduced by J.J.Chisholm in 1934. It bears unique, double flowers of soft pink colour. They look like those on Indian azaleas but are very hardy and bloom from m ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 0.8m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
After a success of variegated azalea cultivars Silver Sword and Hot Shot Variegated, there is a new one called Silver Qu ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.6 - 0.8m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Tornella is a compact variety of Japanese azalea from Italy. It makes 3 cm wide, semi-double flowers of rich pink to purple pink colour. They come out in profusion usually from mid May for 2-3 weeks. Evergreen leaves are 2 ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.6 - 0.8m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica 'Minsam9'
FLASH DANCE® is a modern series of evergreen azaleas from French nursery Minier from 2017. FLASH DANCE® PINK produces semi-double flowers with two rows of larger petals, ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1m 0.8 - 1.3m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus myrsinifolia
Bamboo-leaf oak, or sometimes also called Chinese evergreen oak is a rare evergreen tree that is not widely used in cultivation in Europe which is a great pity. It has evergreen, bamboo-like, lance-shaped, narrow leaves that emerge bronze-purple and mature to a dark green. Compared to cherry ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 8m 3 - 6m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Gunnera manicata
Giant gunnera is probably the biggest herbaceous perennial in the world, apart from banana trees. This exotic looking plant is called dinosaur’s food and comes from the Andes (Chile, Costa Rica, Columbia) where it can grow 3 m tall. Its leaves work like funnels, directing all rainwa ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1 - 2m 1 - 2m 6b   (down to -21°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sambucus nigra 'Eva'
Black Lace is a variety of European elder that has lace-like, deep burgundy leaves that look like those of dissectum Japanese maples. Flowers are striking pink panicles that appear in May. Its vigorous growth helps this shrub soon make a dense cover of leaves that are vivid purp ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 2 - 3m 1.5 - 2.5m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri
This photinia was given a nice name Cassini, but is marketed as PINK MARBLE®. That name tells the truth, though. PINK MARBLE® is an evergreen shrub producing dark green le ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri
Red Robin is a New Zealand selection of Fraser's photinia which is considered the first and also possibly the most successful Fraser's photinia variety of 20th century. After 20 years from its introduction it received the A ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri 'Mandarino'
Carré Rouge is a selection of Fraser's photinia from Red Robin variety. It is commonly believed to have originated in French Nantes, however, the truth is that th ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Ani is a Hungarian cherry laurel bred by Dr. Josza Miklos in order to achieve hardy and compact varieties suitable for cold winters of Central And Eastern Europe as well as resistant to summer heat and drought. Ani looks a ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1.5 - 1.8m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Renault Ace® (Renlo) is a recent introduction among cherry laurels. Its rich green foliage looks similar to Otto Luyken variety i.e. narrow, very glossy leaves with a conspicuous tip, but about twice as large and not so dark green. It has upright habit and makes a great hed ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1.5 - 2.5m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Etna® is the queen of laurels. Its bright emerald green leaves are glossy and healthy, slightly curved at the ends and edges which gives the whole shrub added plasticity. New leaves emerge coloured in rich bronze. Etna’s foliage is much more tolerant of winter sun scald than ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1 - 2m 1 - 2m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus 'Mariblon'
GENOLIA® is an excellent addition to the family of hedging cherry laurels. It comes from Switzerland, and was bred by Pepiniéres de Genolier in 2002. It forms a handsome, columnar, evergreen shrub which requires no pru ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 2 - 3m 0.5 - 1m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus 'Anbri'
Etna® is the queen of laurels. Its bright emerald green leaves are glossy and healthy, slightly curved at the ends and edges which add plasticity to the overall appearance of the plant. New leaves emerge copper orange ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3.5m 1 - 2m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus 'Renlo'
Renault Ace® is a recent introduction among cherry laurels. Its rich green foliage looks similar to Otto Luyken variety i.e. narrow, very glossy leaves with a conspicuous tip, but about twice as large and not so dark g ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus heldreichii (syn. p.leucodermis)
Bosnian pine is one of the posh pines with a typical, almost perfect conical shape. Compact Gem is an excellent choice for even the smallest of gardens as it grows slowly and does not exceed 3m when fully mature. Needles are born in two’s, they are deep green, glossy a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 3m 0.5 - 1m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus nigra
Oregon Green is a very beautiful addition to the family of small to mid-sized pine trees. It was found as a seedling by Morris Van Meter in his nursery in Boring, Oregon, USA, in early 1990's. It is easily distinguished by ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 6m 3 - 4m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus nigra
Austrian pine “Pyramidalis” is an excellent choice if you like compact growing conifers. It has a conical growth without a need for trimming. Needles are dark green, long, growing upright. A mature tree can grow to 12m, however, it does not hurry as its parent Austrian pine. As every pin ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
7 - 10m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus nigra ssp. nigra
Robusta is a black pine selection. It makes shorter, 6-8 cm long, dark green, slightly glossy, erect, stiff needles in bundles of two. It grows medium fast (20-30 cm per year) and very well-branched even as a young plant. I ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 15m 5 - 6m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus nigra ssp. nigra (austriaca)
Austrian (black) pine was first classified by Austrian botanist Johann Arnold in 1785. It is a hardy tree which escaped Austria in early 20th century, and can now be found all around Europe, down to Turkey, and in North Africa. Hard to say if Mother Nature needed a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 30m 6 - 8m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus mugo
Carsten’s Wintergold is a selection of very popular Wintergold with stunning winter colour. The needles are deep green from mid spring until early autumn. Then they begin turning yellow and from end autumn until the last cold days of spring they are vivid yellow. This colour is u ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.6m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus mugo
Would you like a gnom for your garden? Not the one from plaster, a living one – a dwarf pine called the same name = Gnom. This one is very beautiful, slow and dense growing with short to medium sized, dark green needl ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2.5m 1 - 2.5m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus mugo
Ophir is a dwarf mountain pine with yellow needle tips from mid autumn until mid spring. They are evergreen, up to 7 cm long, and glossy. In late spring they change back to typical pine green colour. It naturally forms low, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.3m 1 - 1.8m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus sylvestris
Moseri is a dwarf variety of Scots Pine from Moser Nursery in Versailles, France, from 1900. It has long, slightly twisted needles of soft green colour in summer and rich golden yellow in winter. It grows very slowly (8-12 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1.5 - 2.5m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus sylvestris
Scots pine is a European native pine species, and is native in our country, too. Its makes the most beautiful and at the same time the most bizarre specimens in the wild. It bears 5-7 cm long, mid green needles with a slight bluish overlay. They are borne in pairs and remain on the tree for 3 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 15m 2 - 6m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus sylvestris
Fastigiata is a unique version of Scots pine. It makes a very slender, columnar shape and bears long and stiff, bright blue-green needles with a silvery-blue overlay. Naturally grown plants form a medium tall pillar while plants that are clipped every spring remain small and compact. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 6m 0.5 - 1.5m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus monticola
Ammerland is a very decorative, medium-sized western pine. These pines come from western parts of North America but this variety was bred in German Jeddeloh. Its needles are borne in whorls of 5. They are mostly erect, stiff, blue-green, long. The shape of this pine is rathe ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus strobus
I wonder who gave name to this dwarf white pine Blue Shag … I know that “shag” has several meanings, but still. Anyway, this pine is an excellent, fluffy looking variety of Weymouth pine with long, soft ne ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus strobus
Tiny Curls is a picturesque selection of white pine with twisted needles and straight trunk and branches. The needles are mid green with a silver stripe. It is very similar to another variety with twisted needles called Torulosa but Tiny Curls show much more symmetrical growth, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Vaccinium corymbosum + ODRŮDY
Highbush blueberry is native to North America. It is a deciduous shrub 1-2m tall and wide producing edible, sweet berries in summer. Individual varieties differ in habit, fruit size and also slightly the taste. New, modern varieties are bred to eliminate cracking a ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1 - 2m 1 - 2m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hedera helix
“Arborescens” is a shrubby ivy that represents an adult stage of common ivy hedera helix. It means that it stopped climbing and started flowering. The leaves are glossy, bright green when young and turning to dark green as they mature. They are diamond-shaped ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Betula utilis (betula jacquemontii)
Birches are typical trees of Eastern Europe and Asia, as well as some northern regions. Himalayan birch grows slower and not as tall as white birch so you can try one in your garden, too. Doorenboos is naturally a multi-stemmed shrubby tree with thick trunks. They are highly ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
7 - 10m 4 - 6m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Euonymus fortunei
Emerald'n'Gold spindle has bright green leaves in the centre and vivid yellow edges that often override the green colour giving a golden effect to the whole shrub. In autumn and winter majority of leaves turn pink or purple ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 1m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Euonymus alatus
This winged euonymus belongs to deciduous shrubs and is truly an eye-catcher in every garden. Its leaves are compound like on ash. Young leaves are bright, grass green, and as the first colder days of October come, they change the colour to highly ornamental scarlet red. Even when they fall off, the ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2.5m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Euonymus alatus
This deciduous shrub is a compact form of winged euonymus. Same as the species it is undoubtedly an eye-catcher in every garden. The branches do not have that distinct corky wings but are much denser creating a very bushy, attractive habit. Its leaves are compound like on ash. Young leaves are brigh ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1.3 - 1.5m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fagus sylvatica
European beech is a reliable and hardy tree of our climate. There are many wild forms, hybridized varieties, and selections on market these days that can satisfy the taste of almost everyone. This variety was found at Sychrov Castle of Bohemia (now Czech Republic) ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
12 - 16m 6 - 12m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fagus sylvatica
An amazing variety of common beech is this narrow-leaved variety called Mercedes. Its leaves are deciduous, deep green, glossy, about 10cm long and max. 1cm wide, and turn yellow in autumn. They look identical to another beech variety Aspleniifolia but Mercedes forms a dense, lo ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
BYLINKY
Culinary herbs have been an important item of almost every garden. Depending on who likes what you can find marjoram, rosemary, thyme or at least parsley in most European gardens. These plants usually come from warmer zones and therefore like plenty of sun and well-drained soil. We offer individ ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.6m 0.2 - 0.6m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cedrus deodara
Deodar – Himalayan cedar is the most graceful of all cedars. It has strictly pyramidal habit when young, spreading branching and weeping ends. Aurea is an extremely attractive variety with golden-yellow to yellow-green needles. They are evergreen, borne in whorls of 20-30. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cedrus deodara
Feelin‘ Blue is a striking Dutch introduction of Himalayan cedar, which in fact turned out to be one of the most reliable cedars we ever had. Formerly a ground-covering plant is often staked up to a bamboo stick in order to form an appearance of a clas ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 3m 0.5 - 3m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cedrus deodara
Golden Horizon is an interesting variety of Himalayan cedar with weeping branches. The needles are evergreen, yellow-green when young and in summer, turning blue-green as they mature and in the shade. The shape of the shrub is irregular, making horizontal branches with weeping e ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 2m 6b   (down to -21°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x
Nellie R. Stevens is one of the most widely used hardy hollies worldwide, and at the same time one of the most beautiful. It is a cross between English holly ilex aquifolium and Chinese holly ilex cornuta. It grows relatively fast and can be trained into a gorgeous ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 4m 1.5 - 3m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex
Nellie R. Stevens holly is one of the most cultivate hardy hollies worldwide simply because it is beautiful and versatile. It is a cross between English holly (ilex aquifolium) and Chinese holly (ilex cornuta). It grows rel ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 1.5 - 2.5m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x altaclerensis
Golden King holly is a beautiful and easy to grow shrub with almost spineless leaves. They are oval to rounded, deep green in the centre and richly varigated yellow at the margins. The colder the weather, the deeper yellow margins. Golden King name, however, is a sort of a screw-up: this p ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x altaclerensis
Camelliifolia is a beautiful and robust plant that is not very new worldwide but has not yet been in wide cultivation in Europe. Which is a pity. It is an elegant and densely leaved, evergreen holly with entire, mostly spineless, elliptic, camellia-like leaves with a hard tip. T ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 4m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x koehneana
Chestnut Leaf is probably the most common variety when you happen to come across a Koehne holly in Europe early 21st century. I am giving this date deliberately in case you are reading this article in 2050 or later, laughing how come that we used to be so deprived having just one Koehne holly then. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 6m 1.5 - 3m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex (maximowicziana var.kanehirae)
This Japanese holly is a unique species formerly known as ilex mutchagara. Its correct Latin name is far too long and a bit complicated to both pronounce and spell, hence its modern trade name IMPALA® holly. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 0.5 - 1m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
J.C.van Tol variety, more than any other holly, is known for making almost spineless leaves when the plant reaches a height of abt. 1m. They are glossy, deep green to olive green on the undersides. It is a female veriety bearing showy, bright red berries that appear abundant ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
Pyramidalis is a popular female variety, mainly in Germany where it freely grows in parks and cities. It makes a beautiful and dense shrub of broadly pyramidal habit, well branched from the base. It has deep green, glossy leaves that are almost spineless. It is self-fertile so it bears profusion of ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
Rubricaulis Aurea is supposed to be the hardiest holly from the aquifolium group with varigated foliage. The leaves are deep green in the centre with rich yellow, spiny margins which turn pink in cold months. It is a female variety which bears red fruits in the autumn. To do ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
White CreamŸ is a fantastic new variety of holly. It was bred in Germany by Ingo Stührenberg. White CreamŸ is a natural mutation of another English holly called Myrtifolia, hence its spiny margins. The leaves are bright creamy white in the centres, changing through light green t ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex crenata
Golden Gem variety is a low, dense shrub with bright golden-yellow top leaves, leaving the bottom ones dark green. This bicolour effect is very elegant. Leaves are small and glossy, gently serrated at margins. Fruits, if any, are small, glossy black berries in autumn. Pruning is possi ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.5 - 1m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex crenata 'Icoprins11'
DARK GREEN is a Japanese holly variety which says it all in a name. Evergreen, small, oval leaves are very dark green, handsome, and glossy, and appear along deep purple red stems. Being a female variety, it produces profus ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 3m 1 - 2.5m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Choisya 'Londaz'
WHITE DAZZLER is a follow-up choísie to Aztec Pearl from Peter Moore, introduced in 1991. It produces masses of simple, star-shaped, pure white, and very fragrant ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cupressus arizonica
Smooth cypress comes from SW of the USA and is probably the only true cypress that can stand winters down to zone 6. Fastigiata varieties are of columnar habit and are a sought after plant for both exotic types of gardens as well as typical Central-European landscapes where it will cre ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 9m 1 - 3m 6b   (down to -21°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cupressus arizonica
Smooth cypress is an extraordinary conifer whose steel-blue needles will leave no doubt that this one is really something. The species of this cypress comes from SW of the USA, while Fastigiata variety was selected in Italy. It has distinctly silvery-blue to glaucous colour o ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 11m 1 - 3m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cupressus arizonica
Smooth cypress comes from SW of the USA and is probably the only true cypress that can survive winters of zone 6. Sulphurea is a French variety from 1963. As the name suggests, it has light yellow colour of new growths that ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 1 - 2m 6b   (down to -21°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chamaecyparis pisifera
Cypress family belongs to old time favourites in Central Europe. This golden thread-leaf sawara cypress proves the fact. It has string-like branches that elegantly droop to the ground. It is low growing, making a compact and dense, dwarf shrub with lime green needles and golden new growths. F ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.8m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana
Ellwoodii is a useful and sought-after variety of Lawson cypress with blue-green to steal-blue foliage. It is a slow growing, evergreen conifer of very dense growth and columnar habit. It keeps its perfect shape of a fat pi ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 0.5 - 1m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana
Minima Glauca is exactly the type of plant that will give up any race with time before it even starts. In other words it grows very slowly (some 5 cm a year) forming a globular shrub with flattened sprays of deep green needles with light blue green overlay. Many garden enthusiasts ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chamaecyparis nootkatensis
Weeping forms of nootka cypress are darlings among conifers. Their unique structure makes the tree look like a conifer with veils. Pendula is a variety where the main branches are horizontal and deflected, lateral branches ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 10m 3 - 5m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chamaecyparis obtusa
The Hinoki cypress is both a must-see and a must-have thereafter. Its dark green foliage is tightly congested, forming a tiny mound. It forms twisting fan-shaped branchlets in dense tiered layers. Want to ask how fast it grows? Well it takes the same time as your partner does getting prep ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
x Cupressocyparis leylandii
Gold Rider is still quite new in the Leyland cypress family. It produces flattened sprays of bright yellow-green, scale-like leaves. The branches are not pendent, not erect. Something in between and that makes it stand apar ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 10m 2 - 4m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa 'MACgoofy'
PAPAGENO® is the first of the ‘parrot tandem’ rose bred by Northern Ireland rose breeder Samuel Darragh McGredy IV after he moved to New Zealand. There the milder climate helped his challenging work and he ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.8 - 1m 0.8 - 1m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helleborus
Hello White® Lenten rose produces quite large, single to semi-double flowers. Its curved petals are white with some pale green hues, and burgundy red freckles and blotches at the base. Flowers come out according to wea ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.5m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helleborus orientalis
Double Ellen® Red is a double flowering Lenten rose with 3 rows of almost rounded, dark burgundy red petals decorated with white marbling at margins. Flowers come out according to weather, mostly from February until la ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.5m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Aronia melanocarpa
Recently, less known fruit trees and shrubs are becoming more and more popular mainly thanks to their original taste as well as positive impact on our health. Black chokeberry is one of them. It is in the same rosaceae family as the service tree and its fruit is similar, too. The lustrous fruits are ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1.5 - 2m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ribes nigrum
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USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cytisus nigricans
Black broom is a profusely flowering shrub that can be found growing naturally in our countryside. Its features made breeders come up with a more compact variety ideal for our gardens. It is called Cyni. Cyni is a black broom with numerous pea-like, bright yello ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Caragana arborescens
Pea tree is a low-maintenance plant which is also often grown in very inhospitable locations because it can take almost anything: hard frost, dry soil, full sun, wind and absolute neglect. Walker is a variety commonly grafted on short or medium-sized stems with weeping branc ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1 - 2.5m 0.5 - 1.3m 2   (down to -45°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helianthemum
Rock roses are popular ground-covering perennials available in many attractive colours. Lawrencon's Pink is a cute variety with soft pink flowers decorated with a small orange eye in the centre and numerous short yellow sta ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.1 - 0.2m 0.5 - 0.8m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pennisetum alopecuroides
Chinese fountain grass is an elegant feature to every garden. It has mid to dark green linear leaves growing in a thick cluster forming a shape of a fountain. From midsummer it produces yellow-green spike-like flowers which look like bottlebrushes. They are beige w ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 0.6m 0.6 - 0.8m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pennisetum alopecuroides
Little Bunny is a dwarf selection of fountain grass producing compact, low clumps with only about 40 cm tall foliage. In midsummer rise slightly taller stems with 10-15 cm long, light green to pale beige spikes with purple ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.4 - 0.5m 0.4 - 0.5m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pennisetum alopecuroides
Red Head is a fountain grass selection by Brent Horvath of Intrinsic Perennials from Illinois, USA. It produces attractive smoky purple red spike-like flowers 20-25 cm long. They appear atop up to 1.5m tall stem and exhibi ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cornus kousa
Benifuji is a Japanese dogwood variety which in this case originated in Japan, near Mount Fuji. It was found among selected seedlings in Shinkyo Gotenba-shi nursery already in 1970, still, its patent was released only in 1994 (PP8,676).
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 2.5 - 3.5m 1.5 - 2.5m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cornus kousa 'Rutpink'
SCARLET FIRE® is a proper Japanese dogwood, not a hybrid, so a plant which flowers later than American dogwoods, on already leafed-out trees (shrubs). The flowers are in fact bracts. There are 4, rich magenta pink, ova ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 3 - 4m 2 - 3m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cornus ('KN30-8')
Venus® is a trade name for this lovely plant. It is truly much nicer than the original variety name “KN30-8”. It is as mathematical as the breeding equation: (cornus kousa „Chinensis“ x cornus nuttalli „Goldspot“ ) x cornus kousa „Rosea“. ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 2 - 4m 3 - 5m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Vitex agnus-castus
Chaste tree is a unique plant from the Mediterranean. Thanks to its healing power it is often used in medicine and homeopathy. We will however concentrate on its looks which are definitely worth an article. Its is an airy, low or mid-sized shrub with leaves that slightly resemble marijuana ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 1m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus palustris
We are always utterly happy when we can introduce a plant which in its original form was too tall or wide for a usual-size garden. But thanks to special breeding we can then enjoy dwarf varieties with slower growth which still keep their main features. This pin oak is a perfect example. The thick co ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 0.5 - 1m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus cerris
Turkey oak is a handsome mid-sized tree with lovely foliage. The leaves are fresh green until early summer, changing to mid green in summer and pale yellow in autumn. They are typically about 12 cm long, deeply lobed with rounded lobes, and glossy It grows slowly or medium fast into a tree ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 13m 5 - 13m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus x warei 'Long'
Columnar hybrid oak REGAL PRINCE® is a result of crossing seeds of English oak (quercus robur Fastigiata) and swamp white oak (quercus bicolor). The aim was t ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
7 - 15m 3 - 6m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus robur
Oaks are common trees of our natural woodlands. They border our ponds, occur naturally in our mixed forests, and make magnificent specimen trees in our parks and arboretums where less common species or rare varieties can be seen. English oak and sessile oak are the ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
20 - 30m 15 - 20m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus dentata
Daimyo oak, or also called Japanese emperor oak produces possibly the largest foliage of all species. Its deciduous leaves are anything from 20-40 cm long and half as wide, medium green in summer and amber orange to pale brown in ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 15m 6 - 8m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Gaura lindheimeri
GAUDI™ is another gaura series offering compact and profusely flowering plants. GAUDI™ Pink is a variety with large, pink flowers opening from burgundy red buds atop bur ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.5m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
carpinus betulus
Monumentalis is a unique version of hornbeam with strictly conical shape and very slow growth rate. Leaves are bright green and cover the whole of the plant. Even after they fall the tree remains very attractive with its regularly growing branches making a bonsai appearance. No pruning ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Carpinus betulus ('Pyramidalis')
One of the original trees found in natural woodlands of Europe is hornbeam. Varieties of this deciduous tree are becoming more and more popular in gardens, too. Fastigiata, syn. “Pyramidalis” is an elegant, slow growing hornbeam with columnar habit and branches g ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 12m 2 - 4m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hebe
Golden Esk is a whipcord type hebe. It produces sprays of cypress-like branches covered with tiny, scale-like leaves of bright green colour that changes to golden yellow or even honey yellow in autumn and winter. The branches grow upright with elegantly drooping their tops. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Scabiosa columbaria
Butterfly Blue is a small scabious variety with large, rich lavender blue flowerheads with domed, pincushion-like central florets and larger marginal florets. They appear on 10-20 cm tall, slender, well-branched stems from ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.1 - 0.2m 0.2 - 0.4m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei
This evergreen silverthorn is hybrid between e.macrophylla and e.pungens. It has evergreen broad leaves, which are leathery but thin, dark green with millions of grey dots making it look like stardusted. Thanks to the foliage it is sometimes called Russian olive which is not correct as this n ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 2 - 4m 1 - 3m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei
Compacta is a recent selection of Evergreen (Ebbing's) silverthorn, very probably of Italian origin (not confirmed). Unlike its mother plant - the species of Ebbing's silverthorn - it makes a compact and well-behaved shrub ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 2 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei
Gilt Edge is a beautiful variety of this evergreen silverthorn. It has ovate, up to 10 cm long, leathery but thin leaves that are deep green in the middle and bright yellow at margins. Newly emerging leaves and twigs are silvery-beige. Apart from the foliage this plant is also i ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1.8 - 3m 1 - 2m 6b   (down to -21°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei
Limelight is my personal favourite among evergreen silverthorns. It has ovate, up to 10 cm long, leathery but thin leaves that are bright yellow in the middle and deep green at margins. The area between the centres and margins is light, soft green so the overall effect is 3-colo ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Abrela'
MARYLINE® is a trade name for a striking selection of evergreen silverthorn, found by Albert Breneliére in France. It is a very bushy, upright growing, evergreen shrub with irregularly variegated leaves. They are leath ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1.5 - 2m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Viveleg'
Viveleg silverthorn is a bushy, upright growing, evergreen shrub with irregularly variegated leaves. They are leathery, oval to ovate, partially undulated, and glossy. The centres are dark green, the margins are rich yellow ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 2 - 3m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei
This evergreen silverthorn is a hybrid of e.macrophylla and e.pungens. Its leathery leaves emerge beige-grey and mature to glossy dark green with lots of grey dots making it look like stardusted. Thanks to the foliage it is sometimes called Russian ol ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 2 - 4m 2 - 3m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pyracantha
Scarlet firethorn Soleil d´Or has profusion of vivid yellow fruits which beautifully contrast with deep green foliage. To maintain a compact shape we recommend to trim it a few times a year, but only after flowering. It likes clay, alkaline soil, and is drought tolerant. ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 3m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea quercifolia
This special hydrangea comes from southeastern USA. It is an attractive mound-forming shrub with oak-like, deeply cut leaves of bright green colour turning purple-bronze in autumn. The flowers appear beginning of summer. They come in upright panicles of pure white individual flowers that open one by ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea paniculata 'Ilvobo'
Panicle hydrangea BOBO® is unique for its small and compact growth and incredible amount of flowers. This variety produces numerous panicles, 25-30 cm tall and about 15 cm wide, composed of sterile flowers that emerge ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea paniculata
Limelight® is a panicle type hydrangea, not a mop-head one with big leaves and large flowers heads. Well, how to explain then that this new variety has even bigger flowers? Never mind, let’s just call them XXL size. The panicles are upto 30 cm long, fat blossoms of gr ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1.5 - 2m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea paniculata
Polar Bear panicle hydrangea offers almost snow white flowers composed in large panicles topped with lime green caps. The inflorescence is 20-25 cm long and almost 15 cm wide, and is composed mostly of sterile flowers that ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea paniculata
Vanille Fraise® is a breathtaking novelty among panicle hydrangeas. It bears extra large flowers that emerge clear white in midsummer, turning light pink first and deep raspberry pink in late summer. The panicles are up to 30 cm long and 20 cm wide and remain on the plant f ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea paniculata
Wim's Red panicle hydrangea makes extraordinary, large inflorescence composed of almost 50:50 fertile (small) and sterile (large) flowers already from mid June. They emerge pure snow white and soon gain pale pink shades, an ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1.5 - 1.8m 1 - 1.5m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea paniculata
Sundae Fraise® is another new hhydrangea clone from Jean Renault from France. It was derived from the already successful variety Vanille Fraise®, but th ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.8 - 1m 1 - 1.3m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea paniculata 'DVP Pinky'
This attractive hydrangea comes from Belgium and was bred by Johan van Huylenbroeck. It was patented only in 2004 and got a peculiar name: Pinky Winky. Allegedly, the breeder was inspired by the children’s programme Teletubbies. Pinky Winky® is a panicle type hydr ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea paniculata 'Hpopr018'
EARLY HARRY is a panicle hydrangea with pagoda-like inflorescence composed mostly of tiny, fertile flowers, and a few exceptionally large sterile flowers which look like crown jewels. Flower buds are pale pink and appear as ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.6 - 0.8m 0.6 - 0.8m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea paniculata 'Jane'
You must remember how thrilled the hydrangea world was when Limelight® was introduced. Well, a few years later it seems it has a little sister. And ‘little’ is the most correct word since this new achievement is called < ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1.3m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea arborescens
Annabelle is a famous and attractive variety of sevenbark, a hydrangea that can take almost anything. Its large flowers appear in mid summer and are lime-green as they emerge, quickly changing to fantastic pure white. They are spherical panicles, often up to 18 cm across. Leave ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea arborescens 'Abetwo'
STRONG ANNABELLE® is a new name for a beautiful sevenbark variety from 2009, PP20571. It was patented as 'Abetwo' and marketed as INCREDIBALL® from the beginning. However, after a few years of continuous misspelli ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea arborescens 'Ncha1'
Invincibelle Spirit® is a fantastic novelty from 2010. This sevenbark hydrangea is historically the first one with pink flowers and extreme hardiness. The flowers are a little smaller than the ones of Annabelle bu ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea macrophylla
King George is an old-fashioned and reliable mop-head hydrangea variety bred by British botanist Henry James Jones in 1925. It produces large, globular inflorescences composed of small, individual flowers which emerge light ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea macrophylla ('Bailmer' )
Attention, hydrangea lovers! Are you sick and tired of never-ending grieving upon your frost-damaged hydrangeas that only make a jungle of leaves but no blossoms? Continue reading as we have a life-altering experience for you! Two decades after its discovery in the USA there is a plant being ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 1m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Exochorda racemosa 'Kolmasprit'
MAGICAL SPRINGTIME is a breathtaking pearl bush variety from the Netherlands which is noted for its ability to bloom on both young and old wood. It bears profusion of snow white, 2-3 cm large flowers composed in short racem ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pyrus salicifolia
Among quite a few English names of this species I think that silver pear is best. This deciduous tree really belongs to a pear family and has silvery blue-green, willow-like, narrow leaves. They emerge much greener in mid spring, along with the white, scented, 5-pe ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 3 - 5m 2 - 4m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Dianthus gratianopolitanus
Flavora is a mat forming variety of Cheddar pink with quite large flowers for an alpine perennial. In summer 2-3 cm wide flowers are produced atop wiry stems. They are scented, heavily dissected at margins, and combine seve ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.2 - 0.2m 0.3 - 0.4m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Stewartstonian is becoming the most sought-after evergreen azalea with red flowers. The red is soft, almost orangey red, as far as we can talk about orange in Japanese azaleas. It grows moderately and forms a fairly compact shrub that does not need to be pruned. Slightly glossy lea ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1 - 1.8m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea x
Hybrid azalea Carolina is a typical item for collectors and everyone who loves multi-coloured flowers. Their centres are almost entirely purplish-pink while the margins show rich white variegation. This effect is similar to another Robin Hill variety called
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea x
Martha Hitchcock is a true sensation azalea from Glenn Dale hybrid group. This beauty bears extra large flowers that are 6 cm across, white in the throat grading to neony pink towards the margins. The flowering plant looks like a thousand of pink torches all lit up at once. It s ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea x
Orchidea Empress is a gorgeous name for a gorgeous azalea. It is another of late flowering hybrids, this time with bright pink, hose-in-hose flowers that appear from about mid June for 3-4 weeks. It is never the whole shrub blooming, individual buds burst out continuously one by ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1.3m 6b   (down to -21°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea x
Perla del Verbano is a sensational new variety of evergreen hybrid azalea that originated in Northern Italy. It bears profusion of bright pink, double = hose in hose flowers from end June until late July. They appear continuously so you can enjoy them for as long as a month unde ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1.5m 6b   (down to -21°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea x
Royal Pink is a great name for a great plant. This Japanese azalea offers very large, double flowers of clear pink colour. They are 8-9 cm across and come out from mid May until early June. In late May the shrub is literally flooded by the profusion of flowers that almost comple ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Iberis
Masterpiece™ this candytuft truly is. Originally a ground-covering perennial turned into a strong, bushy and stocky habit plant whose stems are so erect that it looks like a bunch of cut flowers precisely arranged in ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.2 - 0.3m 0.3 - 0.5m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus moscheutos 'Extrmag'
EXTREME MAGENTA is a swamp mallow variety with extra large flowers. They are dark magenta pink and 23 cm across. Flowering begins in August and depending on plant's age and fertilizing new flower buds can be formed till Sep ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 0.8m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus x
EXTREME RED is a swamp mallow variety with very large flowers. They are rich red (not dark purple or magenta, really red), and 16-17 cm across. Flowering begins in August and depending on plant's age and fertilizing new flo ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 0.8m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus
“Hamabo” will no doubt attract your attention thanks to its rare, pink-red veins on pale pink or almost white flower petals, each of which has its own deep red blotch in the centre. The shrub is always erect and slightly rounded with age. It has very decorative leaves th ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 2 - 3m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus
Purpureus Variegatus is an unusual variety of Rose-of-Sharon. It is commonly demanded for its variegated leaves rather than flower. The leaves are pea-green in the centre and creamy white at margins. They are a little larger than on other hibiscus varieties. The plant produces n ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1.5 - 3m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus
Russian Violet is a popular large-flowered variety of Rose-of-Sharon. Its flowers are purple pink with violet tones and a large burgundy red eye and rays in the centre. Blooming begins in early July and continues until sunn ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 2 - 3.5m 1.3 - 1.8m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus 'Notwoodone'
LAVENDER CHIFFON® belongs to the Chiffon group hybridized by English botanist Dr.Roderick Woods. Showy flowers are lavender pink, quite big: 7-9 cm across and look double although from the botanical point of view they are single with dwarf lacy petals in the center. They come out ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1.5 - 3m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus 'Rwoods5'
MAGENTA CHIFFON® Rose-of-Sharon is a large-flowered successor of an older variety Purple Ruffles. It was bred by English botanist Dr.Roderick Woods, the breeder ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1.5 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Juniperus scopulorum
Blue Arrow juniper is as thin as a supermodel. This conifer has a truly slim, columnar habit and attractive blue-green to almost silvery blue colour. It is often compared to another juniper variety called Skyrocket against ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 0.3 - 0.5m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Phillyrea latifolia
Large-leaved mock privet is possibly the key feature of so-called macchia vegetation found in dry and hot, rocky slopes of South Europe. They cope extremely well with long-lasting drought and are usually unattacked by wild animals. This mock privet is called large- ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Blaauw’s Pink has attractive, salmon pink small flowers with slightly darker throat. It has irregular growth and belongs to mid-sized azalea. Leaves are mid to dark green, ovate, only about 2-3 cm long. In semi-shade and shade they remain on the shrub throughout winter, if pla ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.3 - 1m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Girard’s Rose is another Girard azalea variety that originated in Girard Nurseries in Ohio, USA. Flowers of this one are bright rosy pink and open up in May. The evergreen foliage is mid green, turning deep burgundy r ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.3 - 0.6m 0.6 - 1.3m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Purple Splendor is an old favourite with medium-sized, bright purple flowers with burgundy blotching and wavy margins of the petals. It belongs to the Gable hybrid group which means that its flowers appear later than on other Japanese azaleas – from end May until early June. It g ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea x
Aladdin Scout is a great Kurume azalea with profusion of soft red, large flowers. It blooms from end May until early June. Evergreen leaves are medium sized, deep green, and narrowly ovate. It grows medium fast in all direction forming a rounded bush. Azaleas can be clipped t ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.6 - 1.3m 0.6 - 1.3m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cornus kousa
“Satomi” is the most sought after variety among the Japanese ones. Its flowers are of light to deep pink colour that is unevenly spread throughout the flowers. Technically, they are not flowers but 4 flower bracts composed around small flower heads. They are up to 10 cm wide and c ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1.5 - 3m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum
Atropurpureum is a famous and commonly used variety with deeply lobed, red-purple leaves that turn bright red and orange in autumn. They have 5 tips. It forms a multi-stemmed shrub with widely spread branches. It grows slowly and is suitable as a specimen in any garden, not just a Japa ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum
Beni Maiko is a fantastic variety of Japanese maple with brilliant red new foliage. Its Japanese name means a red-haired dancing girl. The deciduous leaves are not large, only about 5 cm across, but their emerging colour in the spring is striking and is even more enhanced when n ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2.5m 1 - 2m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum
Bi-hoo is a new Japanese maple variety found by maple enthusiast, Mr.Masayoshi, in Japan in 1993. It was introduced and licensed in Europe by Maillot Nurseries in France in 2004. It is valued predominantly for its stunning ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1.5 - 2m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum
Bloodgood is an extremely commercially successful variety with deep burgundy leaves. They have 7 lobes and hold the colour reliably. The leaves turn bright scarlet red in the autumn. The bark is blackish-red. It forms a small tree or a large shrub with compact, rounded crown with p ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum
Butterfly is a variety with 3-coloured foliage. Its deeply cut, palmate leaves are pale green with creamy white margins that turn pink when they emerge and when the weather turns colder. It grows into a V-shaped shrub with dense foliage, especially at the tops of the branches. It g ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2.5m 1 - 2m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum
Dissectum Viridis has light green, very soft, deciduous, deeply cut leaves with 7 or 9 lobes. To maintain its colour we recommend growing it in location with filtered sunlight or semi-shade as the leaves may show signs of sunburn in hot sun, or even change i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2.5m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum
“Dissectum Garnet” is one of the top selling Japanese maples ever. It has been popular around the world for many decades. Its filigree leaves are deeply cut = dissected, hence its name. They look like giant snowflakes cut in pieces and densely cover even young plants. The colour s ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum
The less usual colour the more attractive it is for garden lovers. Orange Dream is a perfect example of Japanese maple to offer an almost exotic colour of spring foliage that is orange and salmon pink at margins with yellowish-green centres. This colouring decorates the plant un ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2.5m 1 - 2.5m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum
Trompenburg Japanese maple was found as a seedling plant in Dutch arboretum of the same name in Rotterdam. Its unique foliage, vigorous growth, and good health are something that makes me wonder why it is not more widesprea ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 4m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum
Wilson's Pink Dwarf is a handsome guy in the family of dwarf Japanese maples. It only grows some 2m tall in a dense, vase shaped, bushy habit. Its most prominent feature is the colour of newly emerging leaves - they are a c ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum ('Scolopendrifolium')
Among Japanese maples next to dissectum group there is another group called linearilobum, which consists of plants with very narrow and long, and sometimes almost thread-like leaves which give the plant almost a bamboo effect. Scolopendrifolium< ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 3m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum dissectum
It is hard to believe that only a few bare branches, which you can see in winter, can develop into such a stunning thing. Foliage of this shrub almost looks like a fluffy hairdo of a red-haired lady. The leaves are deeply cut and when young they are glossy and brownish-red, in summer they turn to de ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer conspicuum
Even among a hundred trees you will notice this one first. Such a colourful small tree must have been brought direct from Mars! Moreover, it is so unique and special that the botanists cannot decide whether to list as acer conspicuum or acer rubescens. Red Flamingo is a stunning var ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3.5m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer tataricum ssp. ginnala
Amur maple is a subspecies of a less cultivated species called Tatar maple. This one comes from NE Asia, precisely Mongolia, Korea, Japan, and mainly the Amur River valley between Russia and China. It can be variable in habit but usually forms a vase-shaped, ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 3 - 6m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer negundo
Shapes and colours are usually the key features of Japanese maples. But there are other maples, too, that can offer other than green colour plus various leaf shapes. And on top of that they grow much faster. This is ash-leaved maple, also called box elder. Flamingo is so far ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 7m 2 - 4m 2   (down to -45°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer saccharinum
Silver maple is a tall tree from North America. It is valued for its attractive foliage and resistance to most weather whims. Its deciduous leaves are 3 to 5 lobed, deeply cut, bright green above and silvery white beneath. Wait for the wind if you want to see their ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
20 - 30m 15 - 20m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Abies pinsapo
Spanish fir is one of the most popular conifers with blue needles. It is also called hedgehog fir as the needles are short and stiff, regularly composed around its branches. The shape is broadly conical, very neat and regular. Glauca
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 1.5 - 2.5m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Abies nordmanniana
Caucasian fir is perhaps the most beautiful conifer of our climate. No wonder that it is also a commercial bestseller as a Christmas tree. Its short needles densely cover the branches; they are deep green and very glossy, with silvery undersides. Fresh growths are intensely bright green. T ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
12 - 18m 3 - 5m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Abies numidica
Algerian fir is a beautiful conifer from North Africa (Algiers, Morocco) and is widely cultivated in South Europe (the Mediterranean). It is very tolerant to drought, heat, and poor soil but very sensitive to pollution and long-lasting frost under -23°C. The nee ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 15m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ginkgo biloba
Fastigiata Blagon is a French variety of maidenhair tree with narrowly conical or almost columnar growth. It bears deciduous, 4-7 cm wide, fan-shaped, divided, mid green leaves (botanically classified as needles), that chan ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 12m 2 - 3m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ginkgo biloba
Mariken is a new variety from 1999. It is a dwarf form with short branches, densely covered with foliage. It is usually available as a small shrub suitable for rockeries, or a half-standard for gardens with less space, or a standard tree. Thanks to its dense growth and attractive folia ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 2.5m 0.5 - 1.3m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Polemonium caeruleum
Bambino Blue is a compact variety of Jacob's ladder producing beautiful violet blue flowers with yellow centres margined with purple red corolla. They come out in profusion atop upright, fleshy stems about 45 cm tall from l ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.4 - 0.5m 0.2 - 0.3m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Clethra alnifolia
Sweet pepper bush or summersweet is a deciduous shrub from the east coast of USA, occurring in moist locations to wetlands, and on stream banks. It is a trouble-free plant which is becoming popular again in our country thanks to i ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1 - 2m 1 - 1.5m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Geranium
Rozanne® cranesbill was first introduced to horticultural public in 2000 and 8 years later it won a prestigious award Plant Of The Year. It boasts with large, 5-petalled, rich lilac-violet flowers from June until the l ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.1 - 0.2m 0.3 - 1m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Geranium sanguineum
Max Frei is a variety of bloody cranesbill which originates from Europe and north Turkey. It produces 3-4 cm large, rich lilac pink flowers above cute, deeply-lobed, partially glossy, deep green foliage that turns various s ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.1 - 0.2m 0.3 - 0.6m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Viburnum
I always feel a proud when describing a plant that comes from our Czech breeding. Prague viburnum is one of them and the name tells where exactly this hybrid originated in 1955. It is a cross between viburnum rhytidophyllum and viburn ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1.5 - 3m 1 - 3m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Agapanthus
Unlike most of other African blue lilies which are blue this gem shows off with its pure white flowers. They are trumpet-shaped, composed in rich umbels and appear at the tips of about 60-80 cm long, sturdy stems. Strap-like leaves are about 2-3 cm wide, mid green. Blooming time begins with h ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.6 - 0.8m 0.3 - 0.8m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Dryopteris affinis
„Crispa“ is a dwarf brother of „Cristata“ golden male fern. It has upright fronds of leaves where each leaflet is slightly curled making a frilled appearance. It forms a very rich bunch of bright green new leaves every year. Ultimate height is about 25-30 cm. The plant is ful ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.3m 0.2 - 0.3m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Polystichum polyblepharum
Japanese tassel fern belongs to the evergreen group. Its leaves are hardy to about -20°C if sheltered from sun and wind. In any case the plant is fully hardy to about -30°C. Upright growing leaves are long fronds made of dark green, glossy, leathery leaflets, often with hairy indumentum on the rever ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Catalpa x erubescens
Do you like a tall tree but are afraid it would be too big for your small garden? Well, if you have enough will to prune it every one or two years you can always control its size provided it is not an ash type tree growing about 1 m every year. Thus you can enhance the look of your garden with somet ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 3 - 9m 3 - 6m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Catalpa bignonioides
Aurea variey bears huge, tropical looking, heart shaped leaves (20-25 cm large), of bright yellow-green colour. They are slightly hairy like suede, pleasant to touch. They have interesting scent similar to tobacco leaves that allegedly repels insects. Beginning of summer 20-30 cm t ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 2 - 8m 2 - 6m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Catalpa bignonioides (Catalpa bungei)
Nana variety is a lot different to the species. It can be found under its second Latin name catalpa bungei. It is a small tree that can be considered dwarf as opposed to its parent. It was bred to achieve an attractive tree with exceptional foliage but of reduced size to fit even a sma ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3.5m 2 - 4m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chaenomeles speciosa
Hot Fire is a low growing variety of Chinese quince. It seldom reaches height of 1.5 and offers rather arching habit of flowering branches. The flowers are not very large and bloom from mid April until late May. They are de ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1 - 1.5m 1.5 - 2m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Gaillardia
MESA™ Red blanket flower makes 6-8 cm wide, dark red flowers where discs are dark burgundy red with golden yellow centres. They appear from about mid June and continue blooming restlessly until October, sometimes even ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.4m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Gaillardia
SpinTop is a new blanket flower series from Dutch company Dümmen Orange® introduced to market after 2015. SpinTop Yellow Touch left me breathless when I first saw its ingenious ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.2 - 0.3m 0.2 - 0.4m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucanthemum OhhLa™
LaSpider is a large-flowered Shasta daisy with fully double, snow white flowers. The petals are fringed and numerous, yet cannot hide golden yellow central discs. Flowers excel in longevity and commonly appear from about mi ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.2 - 0.3m 0.3 - 0.4m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucanthemum maximum
Freak® is a modern variety of Shasta daisy with large, semi-double, pure white flowers with rich yellow centres. It is an ultimate showstopper when it begins blooming in late May or early June = much earlier than other ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.2 - 0.3m 0.3 - 0.5m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Festuca gautieri
Bearskin fescue or spiky fescue is a lovely perennial with bright green, narrowly linear, inward inrolled leaves that look spiky but are very soft and nice to touch indeed. The plant naturally forms small mounds and spreads very s ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.2m 0.2 - 0.3m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Festuca glauca 'Casblue'
INTENSE BLUE® is a blue fescue of a striking colour. It was bred by Allure Tuinplanten and Amigra from the Netherlands. It was found in 2005 and introduced three years later. The plant makes well-behaved, symmetrical, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.4m 0.2 - 0.3m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Coreopsis 'Baluptgonz'
The UPTICK™ series of perennial tickseed is bred by Blair Winner from Santa Paula in California, USA. The aim was to select freely flowering plants of attractive colours and reliable hardiness.
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.2 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.5m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Coreopsis verticillata
Thread leaf coreopsis is a wonderful, maintenance-free perennial which shines its way through any garden with rich-coloured flowers all summer long. You can have a country garden or be a town-garden enthusiast, coreopsis will still have features suitable for your plot. “Zagreb ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.2 - 0.3m 0.3 - 0.5m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Coreopsis grandiflora
Illico® is a compact variety with 20-30 cm long stalks bearing profusion of golden yellow flowers from June till August. Deadheading will enhance the flowering but is not a must. It flowers abundantly every year. Its leaves are blue-green to green, wider than on thread-leaf varieti ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.2 - 0.3m 0.2 - 0.4m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhamnus frangula 'Ron Williams'
Fine Line® buckthorn is a gorgeous shrub which in its few years on the market has managed to gain attention of many gardeners as well as landscape architects. It is a result of cross-pollination carried out by Ronald Williams in 1989, but only in 1999 he selected plants showing st ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 0.5 - 1.5m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cryptomeria japonica
Japanese cedars proved to grow happily in our garden where winter temperature dropped to -27°C a couple of times. They showed no damage whatsoever and thrive. This variety has one more plus as opposed to other cryptomerias – it does not change its colour to coppery brown in winter and r ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 6m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cryptomeria japonica
One of the most beautiful conifers of our climate is Japanese cedar. There are many species and varieties. Globosa Nana was first discovered in 1923 in Japan, where it is called Mitama-sugi. It is a dense, compact conifer with rounded branches. The needles are curved, inward- ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.8m 1 - 1.3m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Andromeda polifolia
Blue Lagoon is a Bog rosemary with clear blue-grey leaves with silvery hues. They are evergreen, linear-lance-shaped, rosemary-like, 2-3 cm long. Urn-shaped, soft pink flowers appear from mid spring (April/May) and often la ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.3 - 0.5m 0.4 - 0.8m 2   (down to -45°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lythrum 'Flothrum Robin'
Robin loosestrife is a sister (or brother?) variety of Robert loosestrife. It has almost identical colour of its the 5-petalled, star-shaped. They are bougainvill ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 1.3m 0.3 - 0.5m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lagerstroemia
Natchez is another hardy hybrid of crape myrtle. It has profusion of white flowers from mid summer. Deciduous leaves are 3-4 cm long, elliptic to obovate, very glossy, mid green in summer, turning red and orange in autumn. Older plants reveal cinnamon red flaking-off bark. Natch ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pterocarya fraxinifolia
From Caucasus and Northern Iran comes one of my absolutely top favourites – wing nut. Its large leaves, fruit and monumental statue predetermine this tree to become the most significant feature of any large garden or a park. Leaves are pinnate, glossy, upto 40 cm long, compound of 15 ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 15 - 20m 10 - 15m 5a   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucothoe 'Zebenard'
LOVITA is a unique variety of leucothoe. Its evergreen leaves are narrowly ovate to short lanceolate with a distinct tip. Their colour is bright burgundy red as they emerge, maturing to dark olive green in summer, and turni ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.4 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1.3m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucothoe fontanesiana
Makijaz leucothoe is a small, mound-forming evergreen shrub with narrowly elliptic, mid green leaves that are marbled white. The ratio between white and green is quite irregular making every leaf unique. In spring new folia ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.4 - 0.8m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucothoe fontanesiana 'Howw'
Whitewater® leucothoe is a low, mound-forming evergreen shrub with narrowly elliptic leaves that have thin ivory variegation at the margins. In spring new leaves emerge pink, coppery and green, maturing to mid and dark green with creamy or ivory margins. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.8m 0.3 - 1m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lavandula angustifolia
The very first time we saw Felice lavender it was obvious that it would be a bestseller. A compact plant with plenty of flowers and the most important feature above all - so fragrant! It releases its scent without touching ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.2 - 0.3m 0.3 - 0.4m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lavandula angustifolia
Hidcote is a very popular variety of lavender with the brightest violet-blue flowers. It forms a compact and dense clump, ideal for beds where tall and leggy perennial is not required. Evergreen leaves are narrow, silvery blue-green. You can remove the stalks with spent flowers ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.4 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lavandula angustifolia
Exalting the beauty of lavender is like carrying coals to Newcastle. So let' concentrate on something special: white varieties. White flowering varieties of lavender are still a bit unusual yet very handsome. They are fast grow ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.4 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.8m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liriope muscari
Royal Purple lily-turf is like an improved version of an older car type - better in all aspects compared to its predecessor: larger leaves, larger flowers, deeper colour. The foliage is ribbon-like, dark green, very glossy, ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.2 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.5m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Corylus avellana
Red Majestic is another form of hazel with twisted branches. The leaves are deep burgundy red to nearly brown. This slow growing shrub makes the best display in winter when the leaves have fallen down and the branches show their shape. Unlike the species, it is keeping rathe ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 2.5m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lupinus WESTCOUNTRY™
I like Persian Slipper lupine very much. It exhibits such a neat and subtle beauty combining rich pastel violet and white, fragrant flowers in one inflorescence. It is another WESTCOUNTRY™
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.8 - 1m 0.3 - 0.5m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Daphne x transatlantica
Summer Ice is a variegated form of hybrid daphne caucasica found by Bob Tichnor of Oregon State University’s North Willamette Research and Extension Centre in Oregon, USA. The source does not say whether the plant is ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Daphne mezereum
One of the first plants to flower at the end of winter is this mezereon. Well before the first spring trees open their buds you can find this plant flowering in the wild, along the paths in the woods or on sunny meadows. Its natural habitat is Europe. Mezereon is a deciduous shrub with upr ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.3 - 0.8m 0.3 - 0.6m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora
How strange to combine ‘grandi’ and ‘little’ in one name. Well, in case of this gorgeousness we do not care a bit. This selection is a special variety with reduced size of everything: overall size, leaves and flowers. On the other hand there is much more of everything. The gl ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 2 - 4m 6b   (down to -21°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora
Purpan® is possibly the fastest growing bull bay magnolia in Europe. It makes large, leathery, deep green and glossy leaves with thin rusty brown indumentum on the undersides. Once established it can grow half a meter o ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 8 - 10m 3 - 4m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora ('Praecox')
Goliath is bushier than the species. As you can tell by its name, something is going to be extraordinary here. True: the flowers are extremely large, often up to 30 cm wide, strongly fragrant and appear on the plant usually from June, often from late May if ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 3 - 8m 3 - 4m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia virginiana
Sweet bay is a unique magnolia species that was first described by Carl Linnaeus, founder of modern taxonomy, already in 1753. Magnolia virginiana, that was the Latin name it received, was the very first magnolia species ever listed under this name. Interestingly, ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 3 - 5m 2 - 3m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Mahonia aquifolium
Oregon grape is an evergreen shrub with leathery, deep green, highly glossy, pinnate leaves composed of holly-like leaflets with serrated or thorny leaf margins, and mainly beautiful flowers that come out in profusion every year in April. They are deep sulphur yell ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 1.8m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rubus idaeus = MALINY
VARIETIES Black Jewel is a unique variety of raspberry with deep burgundy purple, almost black fruit. It has excellent, typical raspberry flavour, just a little stronger compared to wild raspberry. The canes grow fast about 1.2m tall.
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1 - 2m 1 - 2m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Olympic Fire has larger flowers of pink colour opening from deep pink or almost red buds. Leathery leaves are narrow, laurel-like, pointed, mid green and partly glossy, with slightly wavy margins. There are many cultivars combining all sorts of red, pink and burgundy shades with whi ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 1.5m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kniphofia
Lemon Popsicle™ is a torch lily with rich lemon yellow flowers opening from green buds. Its spike-like inflorescence appear atop strong, smooth stems from mid July. Under ideal growing conditions and in fertile soil i ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.4 - 0.5m 0.3 - 0.5m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Potentilla fruticosa
Kobold is one of the top varieties of shrubby cinquefoil with bright yellow flowers from June until early autumn. The shrub grows slowly into a compact bush that will look very neat if pruned every spring. Such plant will flower more profusely and offer a larger mass of grass-gr ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.4 - 1m 0.4 - 1m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x meserveae
Blue Prince® is probably the most popular variety of all so-called blue hollies. It is a male plant that does not produce fruits but is a pollinator for female plants of this group (e.g. Blue Princess). On the other hand, it grows faster than female varieties and has larger, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x meserveae (Castle Spire™)
Heckenfee® is a new variety of blue holly from Germany, bred by Hans Hachmann and patented only in 2000. It is a female variety of its male form Heckenstar. This means that this cross produces berries. Outside Europe it is distributed under trade name Castle Spire™. ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Indigofera heterantha
Himalayan indigo is an unusual shrub from, wonder of wonders, Himalayas. Its deciduous, compound leaves are pale green and look like miniature locust leaves. Flowers cannot be compared to anything you normally see growing in Central European gardens. They are pea-like, formed in erect racemes ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Crocosmia
Carmine Brilliant is another amazing montbretia with fiery-coloured flowers. They are rich orange red with a striking yellow centre and stamens. They are funnel-shaped or campanulate and appear from mid July for at least a ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 0.6m 0.5 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Crocosmia
Columbus is a rich golden yellow flowering montbretia. Its funnel-shaped (campanulate) flowers are like Indian curry combined with an attractive necklace of a few crimson dots and small flames under the throat. They appear ...
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- 0.5 - 0.6m 0.5 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Crocosmia
Constance is a montbretia with glowing orange flowers with yellow centres. They are broadly funnel-shaped, open wide, facing the amazed passersby who gaze at its magnetizing colour. The flowers appear from late July for 3-4 ...
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- 0.6 - 0.8m 0.4 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Morus alba ('Macrophylla')
This mulberry is very special. Deeply cut, dark green, glossy leaves draw your attention as they bear strong resemblance to leaves of plane trees. Many of the largest leaves at the ends of the branches keep their green colour until late in the autumn when they fall down green. The crown is wi ...
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3 - 5m 2 - 4m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja
Lochinch is a hybrid butterfly bush which originated as a natural mutation in the gardens of the Lochinch Castle in Scotland around 1940. It is possibly a hybrid between the most utilized b.davidii and its Chinese relative, ...
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- 1 - 2m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja davidii
Adonis was very handsome which is why this butterfly bush has his name – Adonis Blue. The flowers are deep indigo blue and violet with orange throat. The inflorescence may look like lilac hence its other name: summer ...
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- 1.5 - 2m 1 - 2m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja davidii
Border Beauty is a another butterfly bush proved by time. It was bred already in 1962, by a Dutch breeder Henry Schiphorst. It produces about 20 cm long, dense panicles of purple violet flowers with orange throat. Individua ...
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- 1.5 - 2m 1.5 - 2m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja davidii
White Profusion is a white flowering butterfly bush. Individual flowers are small and tubular, formed in up to 40 cm long, dense panicles at the ends of the branches. The inflorescence may look like lilac hence its other name: summer lilac. However, it can get misleading as summ ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
- 2 - 3m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja x weyeriana 'Bicolor'
Flower Power® is a recent butterfly bush intruduction with attractive colour play. The buds are lavender violet and open into lilac-pink flowers with conspicuous orange throats that add brightness to the overall appearance. Individual flowers are small and tubular, formed i ...
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- 2 - 3m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fuchsia
Fuchsias are back in fashion these days, mainly because more and more countries are testing the so-called hardy fuchsias which are aimed to live outdoors, in garden beds and borders. They are usually magellanica hybrids. Tom Thumb is a dwarf variety with extremely profuse fl ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.2 - 0.3m 0.2 - 0.3m 6b   (down to -21°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fuchsia magellanica
Fuchsias are back in fashion these days, mainly because more and more countries are testing the so-called hardy fuchsias which are aimed to live outdoors, in garden beds and borders. They are usually magellanica hybrids. Ricartonii is a short, upright shrub with pendent, sin ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.3 - 0.8m 0.3 - 0.8m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Amelanchier lamarckii
Juneberry is a large shrub cultivated mostly for its delicious and healthy fruit. It is a large deciduous shrub or a small tree. Flowers are star-shaped, white and scented and appear in mid spring. Oval leaves are up to 8 cm long, emerge bronze and mature to green colour, turning scarlet r ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
- 2 - 6m 2 - 5m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Saponaria
Soapwort is a herbaceous plant native to Europe and Asia, closely related to lychnis and silene. Its name refers to saponins contained in leaves and stems which were used to produce soap in the past. In horticulture mostly perennial species are cultivated.
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Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.1 - 0.2m 0.3 - 0.5m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Nandina domestica
Nandina originally comes from India, China and Japan but this variety is a smashing introduction from New Zealand. It is called Firepower and shows various colours of leaves throughout the year. Common name heavenly bamboo refers to its crinkly leaves that really whisper ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.8m 0.3 - 1m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sempervivum, Jovibarba
Houseleek is in fact a plant of two genus - sempervivum and jovibarba. They are so similar that the trade does not really differentiate them, possibly also because sempervivum is an accepted synonym for jovibarba. Houseleek comes from mountainous regi ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.1 - 0.2m 0.2 - 0.5m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Malus x
Scarlet crabapple is a fantastic addition to the collection of spring flowering apples and cherries. This one, however, has more than one feature to look at (just like Scarlett Johansson who may have been a reason for giving this tree its name …) Scarlet is a flowering crabapp ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
- 3 - 6m 1.5 - 3.5m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus serrulata
True pink is the colour of this beautiful Cheal´s Weeping Cherry. Either a standard or a half standard tree, this flowering cherry always has rather pendulous branches forming a wide crown. Double flowers appear on bare branches at the end of April and continue throughout May already with ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 2.5 - 3m 1 - 3m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Allium
Millenium is a beautiful variety of ornamental onion with about 30 cm tall, strong stems atop which appear 4-5 cm wide flower heads composed of numerous rich lilac pink, slightly fragrant flowers. They open from early July ...
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- 0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.4m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Alnus glutinosa
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15 - 20m 6 - 8m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ceratostigma willmottianum
Hardy plumbago is a superb substitution for its tender relative common in the Mediterranean. This one has even deeper blue flowers with 5 petals, mid-green, bristly, obovate, deciduous leaves with purple margins and purple stems. The plants itself is very dense and in full sun bears profu ...
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- 0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1m 6b   (down to -21°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Caryopteris 'Lisaura'
HINT OF GOLD bluebeard is a showstopper due to its vibrant golden chartreuse leaves. They are larger than on most other bluebeards – up to 5.5 cm long and 3 cm wide, deciduous, and bear interesting fragrance when crus ...
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- 0.6 - 1m 0.6 - 1m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Caryopteris x clandonensis
Heavenly Blue is a favourite variety of bluebeard. It has profusion of purple-blue flowers at the end of summer that attract bumble bees and butterflies. The leaves are deep green on the upper side and silvery blue-green beneath. They have an interesting scent which recalls cook ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.4 - 0.8m 0.4 - 0.8m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Inoveris'
Bravo to French cultivators who come up with this new variety of bluebeard! Want to hear why we are so excited about it? Compared to its parent this one has deep green, larger leaves with silvery underneath; deeper blue and more numerous flowers; its flowering period is rather extended from m ...
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- 0.3 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.8m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Aquilegia
Japanese fan columbine is an Asian species producing strong, erect plants with large flowers. They open from mid to late spring and have different colours of their centres and petals. The flower buds are nodding, just like freshly opened flowers. Only after a few d ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.2 - 0.3m 0.2 - 0.3m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Polypodium vulgare
Common polypody is a usual fern of mild and colder parts of Europe. It is evergreen and has about 30-40 cm long, thin stalks with mid green leaflets with rounded ends. It grows best in semi-shade but can be cultivated in full sun or full shade as well. It grows in woodland leafmould or ep ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.4m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Delphinium
M.F. Dark Blue White Bee is Magic Fountain larkspur variety with deep indigo blue outer petals decorated with dwarf white petals that look like a bee feasting on its nectar. Basal l ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.8 - 1m 0.3 - 0.5m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Miscanthus sinensis
Gracillimus is a maiden grass (eulalia) which is very popular among both interior as well as landscape designers. It offers a lush effect of dense tufts of narrow, rich green leaves, elegantly arching. It is not very tall b ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1.5 - 1.8m 1 - 2m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Miscanthus sinensis
Red Chief is another red-flowering eulalia variety. In September it produces deep maroon red flowers high above fine foliage. Leaves are rather narrow, elegant, glossy, deep green in summer and gaining red shades in late su ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Miscanthus sinensis ('Strictus')
Zebra grass, formerly known as Strictus, is an old favourite among eulalias. It has stiff, upright, bright green leaves with horizontal creamy yellow stripes which make it the popular zebr ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.3m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pachysandra terminalis
If you are looking for a great looking, ideally evergreen groundcover we have a tip for you: Japanese spurge. This perennial makes thick, partially woody stems when old, and keeps its deep green foliage all year round. The leaves are obovate and coarsely toothed. ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.2m 0.3 - 0m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sciadopitys verticillata
Japanese umbrella pine is an exquisite-looking conifer with dark green needles. They are glossy, 5-12 cm long and grow in whorls of 15-20. They are borne at the shoot-tips like the spokes of an umbrella, hence it name. In Japan it grows some 10m tall, however, in our climate you can count ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 4m 1 - 2m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
“Roseum Elegans” is an old time favourite from England, from late 19th century. It has numerous trusses of medium-sized rosy lilac flowers that last for several weeks. Leaves are olive green. For richer flowering and growth dead-head where possible. The roots are shallow, spreading to ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1.8 - 2.5m 1.5 - 2.5m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Tanaga rhododendron is one of those with an interesting colour contrast between the petal colour and the blotch. This hybrid opens its large, funnel-shaped flowers from pale lavender violet buds into lilac pink flowers with ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1.5 - 1.8m 1.5 - 2m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron ponticum
Graziella is a unique variety with narrow leaves and deep red buds. Funnel to bell-shaped flowers are lilac pink and appear in early June. Leaves are dark green with deep burgundy tint. Though exotic looking it is hardy to min. -24°C. Sturdy plant. For richer flowering and growth dead-head ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 1m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Ann Lindsay is a fantastic rhododendron first introduced at the International Garden Festival in Liverpool in 1984. It was baptized by the wife of the RHS president, Lady Aberconway, and ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 1.5m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Kalinka is a yakushimanum rhododendron bred by Hans Hachmann in 1983. It flowers are a unique combination of light pink, deeper lilac pink at frilled margins, and orange markings in the throat. They open from almost red bud ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1 - 1.5m 1 - 2m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron keleticum (rh.calostrotum ssp. keleticum)
Keleticum is a sought-after species of dwarf rhododendron from Tibet and SW China. It has deep lilac-pink to bright purple, small flowers on long-ish stalks, and 5-10 mm long, dark green, glossy leaves. It belongs to dwarf, prostrate growing rhododendrons forming cushion-like gr ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.2 - 0.3m 0.5 - 0.8m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Praecox rhododendron is a very early flowering hybrid between Rhododendron ciliatum a Rhododendron dauricum. It starts flowering from early April, exceptionally end March, when the snow has melted and other plants are only soaking in first warmth from early spring sun. It ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 1.3m 0.5 - 1m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Saskia is another beauty in the family of bi-coloured rhododendrons. It was bred by Hans Hachmann from Germany in 1994, and the number of varieties that preceded this one is incredible: seven plants needed to be put togethe ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.8 - 1.3m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron 'Hort02'
XXL® is a great, yet quite compact or even small rhododendron from Belgium. The extra size refers to its flowers which are incredible - due to its colour and size. Composed in large, not as congested trusses as yaku hy ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 0.8m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron ('Autumn Magic')
Herbstzauber (Autumn Magic) is one of those rhododendron hybrids which bloom profusely in spring, and again in autumn. This variety was bred by H.J.A.Guyens in 1994 as a cross between Guyens’s Fashing and Marrakesch. ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron ponticum
Filigran is a delicate looking variety of mountain rhododendron with narrow leaves. It resembles another successful variety called Graziella but Filigran has narro ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.8 - 1.3m 0.5 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Perovskia
Blue Spire is a hybrid between two types of perovskia. It was first introduced to RHS in 1961 and since late 80´s it has been in cultivation in most of the world with mild climate. It is a very hardy plant originally found in Central Asia (Afghanistan, Pakistan) but is successfu ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.6 - 1m 0.5 - 0.8m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris
Forest Flame is a variety that belongs to floribunda group. It has deep green, elliptic, pointed, glossy leaves that emerge orange-bronze to fiery-orange coloured. Flowers are small, vase-shaped, compound in 10-15 cm long, hanging racemes. Buds are orange-red. We recommend dead-heading ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.8 - 1.5m 0.8 - 1.5m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica
Flaming Silver is a fantastic variety of a lily-of-the-valley shrub. This evergreen gem shows narrowly lance-shaped, evergreen leaves that are dark green in the middle and creamy white along the margins. New foliage is vivid red or purple-pink. This colour remains for a few week ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica
Vase-shaped flowers are very light pink and hang on red stamens in long, pendent racemes. Katsura is the darkest variety with deep burgundy red new leaves, which turn dark green in summer. It grows medium slowly, forming a compact shrub with equal height and spread. No pruning require ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica
Lily-of-the-valley shrubs are very popular ericaceous plants with attractive foliage and abundant flowering. Purity is another dwarf variety. It is similar to Prelude but more rounded and regular in habit. The flower buds a ...
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- 0.4 - 0.6m 0.4 - 0.6m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica
Passion® is a new variety from Holland. The intention was to breed a new plant that will show more reliable flowering of deep red colour and will be healthier. Only introduced in 2006 this plant is a winner. It is a cross between pieris japonica and pieris japonica Valley Valentine ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Arenaria montana
Sandwort is a superb, low-growing, and profusely flowering perennial with hundreds of small, single, white flowers from mid spring until early summer. The leaves are very narrow, elliptic, rich green and make a dense cushion which remains evergreen all year round. ...
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- 0.1 - 0.1m 0.3 - 0.5m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Paeonia
Charming Magenta Cinderella is a perennial peony from a Dutch series Fabulous Flowers®. It produces large, single, fragrant flowers of rich magenta red colour with a centre profusely decorated with yellow stamens. Flow ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.7 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Paeonia
Enchanting Pink Elsa is a perennial peony from a Dutch series Fabulous Flowers®. It produces large, bowl-shaped, semi-double, fragrant flowers with pastel pink petals and numerous creamy white to light butter yellow dw ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.7 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Paeonia
Gay Paree is a Chinese peony whose flowers resemble cheerful dancers of dirty can-can in Moulin Rouge and their even dirtier underskirts. They are composed of a single colour fuchsia pink skirt with multiple underskirts of ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.7 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Paeonia
Wonderful Snow White is a perennial peony from a Dutch series Fabulous Flowers®. It produces large, fully double, fragrant flowers with snow white petals, exceptionally with very thin purple pink margins. Flowers appea ...
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- 0.7 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Aristolochia macrophylla
Dutchman's pipe is a vigorous climber native to America, found in moist woodlands from N.E.Canada to S.E.USA. It is cultivated for its dramatic large foliage which looks as if just escaped from a rainforest. The deciduous leaves are 10-30 cm across, fresh green, he ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
- 5 - 9m 3 - 9m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus lusitanica
Brenelia is an elegant novelty variety of Portugal laurel from early 21st century. In appearance and use it is similar to Angustifolia variety but has larger leaves with undulated margins. The stalks and new stems are rich ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 2 - 3m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus lusitanica
We are specialists in evergreen plants and offer the widest possible range of hardy, quality plants. Portugal laurel is a great evergreen plant that is surprisingly hardier that some large-leaved cherry laurels. Origin: S.W.Europe. This shrub has ovate to ell ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 2 - 3m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus lusitanica
We are specialists in evergreen plants and offer the widest possible range of hardy, quality plants. Angustifolia is a very elegant variety of Portugal laurel. Irrespective of its origin it belongs to the hardiest evergreen plants for our climate and performs better than some ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1.5 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus lusitanica
Portugal laurel is a great choice that is surprisingly hardier that some large-leaved cherry laurels. It has ovate to elliptic, pointed, mid-sized leaves that are deep green and glossy and have conspicuous red stalks and new twigs, especially in cold winter months. ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 2 - 3m 2 - 3m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus lusitanica
Angustifolia is a very elegant variety of Portugal laurel. Irrespective of its origin it belongs to the hardiest evergreen plants for our climate and performs better than some large-leaved cherry laurels. It has narrower le ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 3 - 5m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Morus alba
White mulberry and its Pendula variety is one of the top popular weeping trees. No wonder – apart from its beauty it offers tasty fruit. Moreover its small size makes it an ideal specimen tree even for small gardens. ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 2m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sophora japonica
If you went looking for a tree typical for every city you would find jacarandas in Buenos Aires, London planes in London, and in Prague you would be struck by the beauty of Japanese pagoda trees. Numerous specimens were planted there many years ago. Now they have skyscraping trunks and huge c ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 2 - 3.5m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Panicum virgatum
Prairie Sky is considered the bluest among the very few switch grass varieties offering blue-green colour. Its flat, 1-2 cm wide leaves are upright, only tips are weeping. From late summer appear taller stems with large, sa ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1.3 - 1.8m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Primula vialii
Orchid primrose or also called Chinese pagoda primrose comes from Sichuan and Yunnan (China) and just one look is not enough to tell that it is a primrose. This species has similar leaves but entirely different flowers and bloomin ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.4m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Primula
GOLD NUGGET™ Yellow is a rich golden yellow flowering, fragrant variety of primrose whose flowering period took us by surprise. The first flowers appeared atop only 10-15 cm tall stems in late March, and continued to ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.1 - 0.2m 0.2 - 0.3m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Euphorbia
Ascot rainbow is a semi-woody perennial spurge found as a natural mutation of an old unnamed hybrid by David Glenn from Australia in 2005. This variety has beautiful, evergreen foliage boasting with rich banana yellow variegation at leaf margins around grey green c ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 1m 0.4 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ligustrum ovalifolium
Privet is the number one popular hedging plant. Golden privet obviously brings extra features: it is evergreen or semi-evergreen, multicoloured and has larger leaves. They are glossy, ovate, 2-3 times bigger than the species (up to 6 cm long), bright golden-yellow margined at the edges grading to de ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 2 - 3m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ligustrum ovalifolium
Lemon and Lime® is a modern variety of privet. It produces semi-deciduous, golden yellow to yellow-green, small leaves which persist on the plant until the first hard frosts (January in zone 6), and are replaced by new ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 2m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fritillaria imperialis
Aureomarginata is an eye-catching variety of crown imperial with attractive variegated foliage. Its lance-shaped leaves are broad, pale green in the centre, and its margins are creamy yellow like variegated hostas. Flowers ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.6 - 0.8m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Achillea millefolium 'Florachr01'
MILLY ROCK™ ROSE yarrow makes pastel rosy red flowers with yellow centres composed in almost flat corymbs atop about 30-40 cm tall stems. Flowering begins in June and continues until late August. Fern-like leaves are ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.4m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sedum ('Autumn Joy')
Autumn Joy is a much easier name to pronounce than its German original Herbstferude. This orpine has large, oval, light green, thick leaves. In late August it produces almost flat cymes of deep pink flowers. They continue blooming until mid autumn and even after flowering they ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.4m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sedum telephium (Hylotelephium)
Munstead Dark Red is a good old buddy in the world of orpines. We can call it a classic now as it gained so much well-deserved attention and praise, and is still among the top stonecrop varieties. It produces pale but darke ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.4 - 0.6m 0.4 - 0.5m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sedum cauticola
Cliff stonecrop is Japanese native plant popular for its compact growth and profuse flowering. Lidakense is one of the top varieties producing small, oval, deciduous, silvery blue-green leaves flushed with purple pink, and ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.1 - 0.1m 0.2 - 0.4m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sedum
Groundcovering stonecrops are alpine perennials which are available in so many species and varieties that everyone can find his favourite. They are native to almost all continents including their coldest parts, except for Australia and Antarctica. They are culti ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.2m 0.3 - 0.8m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Veronica
Baby Blue is a deep indigo blue flowering speedwell bred by Walter Blom from the Netherlands in 2006. It is a cross between v.spicata and v.austriaca making 20-25 cm tall stems with spikes of tiny blue flowers from June unt ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.2 - 0.3m 0.3 - 0.4m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Veronica
Eveline is a new variety of speedwell from the Netherlands patented in 2003. It produces attractive, approximately 30 cm tall spikes of rich lilac to violet flowers from early summer. If regularly deadheaded it can continue ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.2 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.4m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rudbeckia subtomentosa
Little Henry is a sweet coneflower variety, a shorter version of its predecessor Henry Eilers. Its unique flowers are composed of narrow, tubular, golden yellow ray florets with maroon highlights, and small, chocolat ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.8 - 1.2m 0.3 - 0.4m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cotinus coggygria
Young Lady smoke tree should probably be called smoke bush as it is a slower growing and more compact variety that commonly forms a dense shrub, not a tree unless grafted. In early summer it makes large filamentous panicles ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1.3 - 1.5m 1.3 - 1.5m 4   (down to -34°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
Blue and green roses are the challenge many rose breeders will do everything to undertake. This variety was bred by Meilland from France and is a living proof that a rose in green colour IS possible. It was first introduced in 2005 and is called
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 0.8m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa ('Fire & Ice')
In 1985 The Principality of Monaco asked the Meilland family, one of the world’s leading rose breeders, to create a rose which will represent the national colours of Monaco. Many trials were made and 15 years later, in 2000, Alain Meilland came up with a breathtaking piece which received the n ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.4 - 0.8m 0.3 - 0.5m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
Papagena® is a modern tea-hybrid rose from New Zealand, bred by Samuel Darragh McGredy IV in 1994. It bears medium-sized, lightly scented flowers that are orange-red with irregular yellow stripes. Each flower is unique. Deciduous leaves are deep green, very glossy and new g ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.6 - 0.8m 0.8 - 1m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
Probably the best known of all the English Roses and one of the most popular roses in the world, Graham Thomas has been voted the World’s Favourite Rose by the World Federation of Rose Societies (WFRS) which represents over 100,000 rose lovers in 41 member countries. The a ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1 - 1.3m 1 - 1.5m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
La Villa Cotta® is a beautiful rose by Kordes from the Fairy Tale Collection. It makes medium-sized flowers of rich copper orange, fully double flowers which turn strong pink at margins as the flowers mature. Fragrance ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1 - 1.5m 0.3 - 0.5m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa 'MEIlomit'
Everyone I asked to comment on the perfume of this rose MARIE CURIE® automatically relaxed all face stress muscles and confirmed that this is the typical rose fragrance they know from mama’s or grandma’s ga ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.6 - 0.8m 0.3 - 0.4m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
Chippendale® rose was bred and introduced by Rosen Tantau in 2005, and has been a popular variety ever since, especially among lovers of English roses. This rose has the same type of full, quartered centres. The flower ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.8 - 1m 0.4 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa 'Tan01757'
ASCOT® is a nostalgic shrub rose by Rosen Tantau from Germany. It is highly appreciate for its rich colour and uniquely shaped bloomes – double peony rounded shape. The colour is a rich red with dark purple pink ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.8 - 1m 0.3 - 0.5m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa 'Taneiglat'
It is difficult to tell if breeders from Rosen Tantau expected that their Nostalgie® rose would become such a blockbuster after its release in 1995. This rose has been a top seller ever since irrespective of how many n ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.6 - 1m 0.4 - 0.5m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa 'Korelamba'
BORDEAUX® is a fantastic achievement by Kordes. New varieties are commonly made by breeding older and reliable roses, however, in this case Tim Hermann Kordes crossed two unnamed seedlings in 2004, and the result is a beautiful and healthy
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.6 - 0.8m 0.3 - 0.5m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
INKA® is a large flowered, floribunda rose bred by Christian Evers in 2008 who took over Rosen Tantau as a fourth manager in a row after the death of his father, breeder, and 3rd manager Hans-Jürgen Evers in 2007. INKA ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.7 - 1m 0.3 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
Apparently most of rose breeders took up the challenge of breeding a blue rose a couple of decades ago. So far the bluest flower is achieved by soaking the cut rose stems with blue ink. However, without jokes or cheating some breeders celebrate great success with their results. Just like Kordes from ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.6 - 0.8m 0.3 - 0.5m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa 'Meiangele'
RED LEONARDO DA VINCI® is fantastic red polyantha (floribunda) rose from France, bred by Meilland International in 2005. It is a cross between Rote Max Graf, Cassandra, and Bonica. It bears medium-sized, deep red, full ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.8 - 1m 0.5 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
Hansestadt Rostock® is a charming rose introduction by Rosen Tantau from 2010. This healthy and extremely floriferous rose produces delicate flowers of rich apricot orange and golden colour that changes to soft salmon ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.6 - 0.8m 0.6 - 0.8m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa 'Korsouba'
SOUVENIR DE BADEN-BADEN® is another stunning hybrid tea rose by Kordes. It makes medium-sized flowers 10-12 cm across. They are a combination of very soft pink and pale flesh or beige colour, with an interesting deep pi ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.8 - 1.3m 0.4 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
Bessy is another fantastic polyantha rose. It produces semi-double flowers, 5-7 cm wide, that are orange as they open and change to peach red retaining orange centre. It grows small and bushy, is very healthy and disease-resistant and flowers from early summer until early autumn ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.3 - 0.4m 0.4 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
An amazing novelty among low, polyantha roses is called Clementine®. This rose blooms profusely from June until October with 4-5 cm wide double flowers that are tangerine orange. Unscented flowers are produced on the background of deep green, glossy, healthy foliage. This ro ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.4 - 0.5m 0.4 - 0.5m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa 'Frantasia'
RHAPSODY IN BLUE® rose is considered the bluest rose in the market to date. Obviously, sky blue colour is still something everyone dreams of, but this invention was a real breakthrough as it makes flowers of deep purple ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.8 - 1.3m 0.4 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa 'Meiteratol'
COLIBRI FARBFESTIVAL® is another stunning rose as if artist painted. It produces large, fully double, 8-10 cm across, moderately fragrant flowers in several flushes from June until autumn. They are vibrant purple pink ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1.5 - 1.8m 0.4 - 0.8m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa 'Meiangele'
Red Leonardo Da Vinci® is fantastic red rose from Meilland breeding, grafted as a standard rose. It bears medium-sized, deep red, fully double, lightly scented flowers which come out from early June almost continuously ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1 - 1.5m 0.5 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
Seafoam rose has numerous pure white semi-double or double flowers from late spring/early summer until early autumn. Most varieties are more disease-resistant than other rose types and even in fungi-prone periods keep their healthy leaves. They require almost no care apart from removin ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.3 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.6m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ophiopogon planiscapus (Ebony Night, Black Dragon)
Mondo grass is a highly attractive evergreen perennial from China and Japan. It is cultivated for handsome, strap-like foliage. Niger is a variety offering narrow, flat, grass-like leaves of extremely deep purple, almost bl ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.2 - 0.3m 0.3 - 0.4m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Silene dioica (Lychnis hybrida 'Rolly's Favourite')
Rollies Favourite (syn. Rolly's Favourite) is a long flowering, eye-catching campion variety with rich pink flowers composed in terminal panicles atop 35-40 cm tall stems from early May until July. It was bred by Hubertus G ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.5m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cotoneaster lacteus
Parney’s cotoneaster is an evergreen shrub or small tree with arching branches. It has ovate, up to 5 cm long leaves which remain evergreen in mild winters, and turn red in countries of zone 6 in autumn, whereas in warmer zones they are green all year round w ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1.5 - 3m 1.5 - 3m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Picea orientalis
Caucasian spruce is an attractive conifer with an interesting habit. Lateral branches grow horizontally first, later they rise a bit upwards in an angle of about 45° while new growths are slightly drooping. The needles are rather short and stiff, deep green and ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 20m 4 - 6m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Picea abies
Dwarf conifers are very popular in continental Europe, mostly thanks to its evergreen feature and good hardiness. Their sizes never grow over the top which makes them ideal for small-sized gardens and rock gardens, they look good as solitaires as well as in groupings. This bird’s nest spruce h ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 1 - 2m 3   (down to -40°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Stewartia monadelpha
Tall stewartia comes from Korea and South Japan. It is possibly the tallest of the species, yet quite slender and conical growing, most often multi-stemmed tree. Its trunks are possibly the key feature why collectors and plant lovers seek after this plant. The bark ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 15 - 25m 4 - 6m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Stewartia rostrata
Fragrant stewartia comes from South China (not to be confused with stewartia sinensis) and, as the name suggests, bears profusion of mildly fragrant flowers. Do not expect lilac's strength of perfume, just a faint, rose-like aroma. Flowers open from purple red buds ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 4 - 6m 3 - 5m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Stokesia laevis
Stoke’s aster is a genus of just this one species. I fell in love with this charming perennial the first time I laid my eyes on it when I first saw it at Plantarium exhibition in Boskoop, the Netherlands, where it was presented as a little known, showy perenn ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.4 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.5m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Stokesia laevis
Mel's Blue Stoke’s aster is a chance seedling found by Adrianus van Heesbeen from the Netherlands in 2007. Compared to the species Mel's Blue has more rounded habit, more stems that are stronger and produce more flowe ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.3 - 0.5m 0.3 - 0.4m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Styrax japonicus
We like offering less usual plants which are beautiful and fully hardy at the same time (we are in zone 6). This Japanese snowbell is one of them. It is a graceful, spreading, deciduous tree with almost horizontal branches that form nearly a flat canopy when mature. Its main attraction ar ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 3 - 5m 2 - 4m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Styrax obassia
Fragrant snowbell is a large bush or a small tree which, in spite of its name, does not bear highly fragrant flowers. It is closely related to Japanese snowbell and comes from the same regions of Asia: Kor ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 3 - 8m 2 - 4m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pterostyrax corymbosa
Epaulette tree comes from China and Japan. There are two very similar species and even though they are both called the same common name, this one often gets the epithet v. It is a mid-sized, often multi-stemmed tree or spreading shrub, about one third smaller than ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 3 - 5m 2 - 4m 5b   (down to -27°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Santolina chamaecyparissus
Lavender cotton is a fantastic low, mound-forming shrub with very attractive silvery blue, finely textured foliage. It is evergreen so it decorates your garden all year round. Moreover, in summer in produces masses of small, vivid yellow flowers heads on long stalks. Leaves have an interestin ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.3 - 0.6m 0.5 - 1m 6   (down to -23°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cornus kousa
Teutonia is another extraordinary Japanese dogwood which, apart from its ornamental features, is valued mostly for its exquisite fruit. It is produced from small spheres, composed of tiny flowers that open from late May or ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 1.5 - 3m 1.5 - 3m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cornus kousa var.
This Japanese dogwood has both large leaves and flowers. It flowers in June when the shrub is fully in leaf. The flowers are 6-8 cm wide, creamy white flower composed around small flower heads. They are followed by edible, bright pink fruit that looks like litchi. Pointed leaves are deciduous ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 2 - 3m 2 - 3m 5   (down to -29°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cornus canadensis
Creeping dogwood originates in North America (N. USA and Canada), Greenland, and N. Asia. It is a tough, rhizomatous perennial which forms a beautiful carpet of attractive foliage and flowers. Being a dogwood, its true flowers are inconspicuous, tiny and compos ...
Termín kvetení USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 0.2 - 0.2m 0.3 - 0m 2   (down to -45°C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cornus controversa
This giant dogwood has another name which, in my opinion, characterizes the plant much better = wedding cake tree. Looking at the habit of the more commonly grown cultivar Variegata one knows exactly what it means. This beauty can easily become a show-stopping specimen in ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
- 3 - 5m 2 - 3m 5 &nb