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Calluna vulgaris
Scotch heather is a genus of one species of evergreen shrub from N. and W. Europe to Siberia. They are low and spreading or ground-covering plants that are easy to grow and produce awesome displays when flowering from late summer until late autumn. There are more t ...
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 - 0.5m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Calocedrus decurrens (libocedrus)
Although this incense cedar is one of the most sought after conifers of the south, it seems to perform much better in Czech climate thanks to cold and wet winters. It needs a lot of sun in summer though to keep its varigated leaves golden. Though, if the sun is not as hot as in the Mediterran ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 10m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Caltha palustris
Marsh marigold is our native perennial, naturally occurring from Central to North Europe as well as in North America and North Asia. It loves boggy and constantly moist locations in full sun. It is very variable and during a spring walk you can find several plants ...
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 - 0.6m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Calycanthus
Aphrodite is a beautiful, large-flowered sweetshrub hybrid between c.chinensis and c.occidentalis. The flowers are often compared to magnolias - both in shape and size. They are 7-9 cm across, rich crimson to ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 2 - 3m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Calycanthus floridus
This easy to grow shrub has many names and all of them say something about the beautiful perfume of the flowers: sweetshrub, strawberry shrub, or even pineapple shrub. They really smell like a few types of fruit: strawberry, apple, and even melon. Sweetshrub is nat ...
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 - 1.5m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Calycanthus x
Venus is one of the fascinating inventions which followed Richard Hartlage’s breakthrough with hybridizing sweetshrub species in early 1990’s. This variety was bred by Dr. Thomas Ranney of the Mountain Horticult ...
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 - 1.5m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Calycanthus x raulstonii (x Sinocalycanthus)
Hartlage Wine is an interspecific hybrid sweetshrub bred by Richard Hartlage in 1991, a former student of NC State University, USA. He managed to cross calycanthus floridus and sinocalycanthus chinensis. The result is a ver ...
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 - 1.5m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia
Winter’s Star is an autumn flowering camellia from the Winter series bred by dr.Ackerman in 1988. It produces stunning, large, single flowers of pure pink colour. The colour i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 1.8m 1.5 - 2m semi-shade to shade 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia
Winter’s Sunset is an autumn flowering camellia from the Winter series bred by dr. Ackerman. It is one of the very rare varieties with variegated foliage. It produces small, bright pink, single, non-fragrant flowers w ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1.5 - 2m semi-shade to shade 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia hiemalis
The origin of Camellia hiemalis is unknown, however, rather than a separate species it is believed to be a natural hybrid between spring flowering c.japonica and autumn flowering c.sasanqua. It has been crossed, selected, a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1.5 - 2m semi-shade to shade 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia japonica
Kimberley is another old Japanese camellia variety from early 20th century, and awarded AGM by RHS in 1934. It produces beautiful, cup-shaped, rich scarlet red blossoms with a crown of yellow stamens. Flowering begins in Ap ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2.5 - 3.5m 1.3 - 1.5m semi-shade to shade 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia japonica
Kingyo-tsubaki is another collectible gem among Japanese camellias. It was first described in Shirai-Bunko from 1789 and has so far received many names. Translation of its accepted Japanese name means goldfish camellia beca ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1.5 - 2.5m semi-shade to shade 7   (down to -18C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia japonica
Sanpei-tsubaki is a gentle companion of commonly showcase Japanese camellias. It originated in Japanese prefecture Aichi in 1966 and was named after Mr. Sanpei Oguri, jr. (tsubaki means camellia). Its flowers are rather sma ...
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 semi-shade to shade 7   (down to -18C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campanula
Samantha is no newcomer in the bellflower world. It is a proved and beloved variety, a c. carpatica hybrid, producing large flowers and 15-20 cm tall stems. Flowers are 2-3 cm across, combine violet and white, and bloom fro ...
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 full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campanula
Sarastro is a perennial bellflower of compact habit and with huge flowers which can measure up to 8 cm. They are rich violet-blue, opening from stiff, pending, dark violet flower buds from mid June for at least 2 months. If ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.5m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campanula persicifolia
Takion Blue is a peach-leaved bellflower from the Takio series offering compact, almost dwarf plants of superb flowering. The flowers are large, light violet blue, open wide and outward facing almost like balloon flowers. They come out on about 40 cm tall, densely ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.2 - 0.3m full to partial sun 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis radicans
This is the species of north-american trumpet creeper trained into a tree with a real stem. It bears terminal cymes of rich red, trumpet-shaped flowers from early summer until the first frosts. Pinnate leaves are deep green and enhance its tropical appearance. Being originally a climbing ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 2m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis radicans
This is the species of trumpet creeper that comes from North America and has deep red flowers. They are trumpet-shaped, 5-6 cm long. Flowering begins in early July and strong, well-established plants keep on blooming until the first frosts. Pinnate leaves are large, deciduous, mid to dark gre ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 1 - 2m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis radicans
If you like red flowers in summer, Flamenco variety of north-american trumpet creeper is a perfect choice. It bears plentiful of trumpet shaped, up to 7 cm long flowers with yellow throats and red veins. They are formed at the ends of current year's branches in rich umbels. Pinn ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 1 - 2m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis radicans
Flava is a north-american variety of trumpet creeper with golden yellow flowers. They are trumpet-shaped, 5-6 cm long. Flowering begins in mid July and strong, well-established plants keep on blooming until the first frosts. Pinnate leaves are large, deciduous, light green and r ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 1 - 2m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis x tagliabuana
In 1893, in a nursery near Milano, Italy, Tagliabua brothers made a beautiful cross between North American radicans and Chinese grandiflora, which inherited hardiness from the west and large flowers from the east. The flowers are 7-9 cm wide, orange red with yellowish-throat. The buds form a raceme ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 1 - 2m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis x tagliabuana 'Kudian'
INDIAN SUMMER® trumpet creeper has been winning all sorts of awards since 1998. It is a successful cross between c.tagliabuana and c.radicans bred by Hendricus Jacobus Maria Kuijf from the Netherlands. US plant patent PP13139 was granted in 2002. It blooms abundantly fr ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 0.5 - 1m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis x tagliabuana 'Kudian'
INDIAN SUMMER® is one of the latest varieties among trumpet creepers. It is a successful cross between c.tagliabuana and c.radicans that originated in the Netherlands and was patented in the USA under the name Kudian. It blooms abundantly from early July until the first ...
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 full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis x tagliabuana ('Takarazuka Fresa')
SUMMER JAZZ™ FIRE is a showstopper with its brilliant vibrant red flowers. They are large, possibly not as large as the yellow variety from this series, about 5-6 cm across, and appear from mid July. They are composed in long racemes that may contain 6 ...
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 full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis x tagliabuana ('Takarazuka Yellow')
SUMMER JAZZ™ Gold is a fascinating new variety of hybrid trumpet creeper. It makes very large flowers whose size is the same as those on Chinese trumpet creeper – 8 cm across. They are rich golden yellow with pr ...
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 - 1.5m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis x tagliabuana ('Takarazuka Yellow')
SUMMER JAZZ™ Gold is a fascinating new variety of hybrid trumpet creeper. It makes very large flowers whose size is the same as those on Chinese trumpet creeper – 8 cm across. They are rich golden yellow with pr ...
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 full sun 5b   (down to -27C) 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 ...
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 full sun 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Carex
Japanese sedge is a perfect companion plant for evergreen arrangements because this grass-like perennial remains in leaf all year long. The stiff and glossy leaves are dark green with wide, creamy-white margins. It needs well-drained but constantly moist and humus-rich soil. When establis ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m full sun to shade 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Carex comans
Frosted Curls is a tufted, evergreen New Zealand hair sedge variety with narrow leaves that curls at tips. The leaves are light green in spring and summer, after flowering in late summer they turn light sandy yellow, and fi ...
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 full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Carex oshimensis
Japanese sedge is a perfect companion plant for evergreen arrangements because this grass-like perennial remains in leaf all year long. Evergold is a variety with linear, narrow leaves that are creamy yellow in the centre and have dark green margins. It is a well-behaved plant n ...
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 semi-shade to shade 5   (down to -29C) 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 full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Carpinus betulus
Pendula is a weeping form of hornbeam. Mature plants make gracious looking specimens with irregularly weeping or cascading branches. Their crowns are usually not too symmetrical providing a unique appearance for every plant. Naturally the crown grows slowly into a large, umbrell ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 6m full sun 4   (down to -34C) 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 full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 1m 0.6 - 1m full sun 5b   (down to -27C) 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 ...
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 - 0.8m full sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Caryopteris x clandonensis
Summer Sorbet bluebeard is a fantastic novelty from England. It is a natural mutation of Kew Blue variety. Summer Sorbet has colourful foliage – the leaves are dark green in the centre with rich yellow margins. Flowers are violet-blue, come out at the end of summer and continue b ...
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 - 0.8m full sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Caryopteris x clandonensis
White Surprise® is a new bluebeard variety with rich, creamy-white variegation on all leaves. It produces profusion of indigo-blue to violet-blue flowers from late summer until early autumn which look magnificent on the background of light-coloured leaves. It makes a small ...
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 full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Caryopteris x clandonensis
Worcester Gold is another variety of bluebeard. This one has bright yellow-green leaves. They are narrow, aromatic and silvery-green beneath. Flowers are formed in small panicles and their deep blue colour looks like sky before a storm. They attract butterflies and bumble-bees. ...
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 - 0.5m full sun 6   (down to -23C) 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 ...
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 - 0.8m full sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Catalpa bignonioides
Catalpas have been grown in our country for many years. The species may be found in every larger city as an important feature of a city park. It offers outstanding points of interest such as large leaves in summer and long cigar-shaped seed pods in winter, hence its name Indian Bean Tree. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 10m 3 - 5m full sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 8m 2 - 6m full sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 full sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 9m 3 - 6m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var.repens
Creeping blueblossom is a beautiful, true blue flowering mounding shrub. It grows about 0.5m tall and spreads 1-2m wide. New branches are soft and drooping. Flowers are dense panicles of tiny, sky blue blossoms and appear in warmer days of late spring. Leaves are mid to deep green, obovate or ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.5m 1 - 1.5m full to partial sun 7   (down to -18C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cedrus atlantica
Compacta is an Italian dwarf variety of Atlas cedar. This evergreen conifer has short, sharp, mid green needles. It grows slowly, forming a rounded shrub. To maintain a perfect shape it may be pruned beginning of spring. It is suitable for large rockeries, in full sun. It is ...
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 - 1.8m full sun 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cedrus atlantica
If you like cedars or perhaps if you are a collector or just an enthusiast don’t miss this one. It is a beautiful example of a form that is rarely seen in private gardens or arboretums. Fastigiata is an attractive form of Atlas cedar with strictly narrow, columnar habit ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 8m 1 - 2m full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cedrus atlantica f.
This variety is a weeping form of blue Atlas cedar. It has distinct silvery-blue persistent larch-like needles born in whorls of 30-45. Their striking colour makes the tree a gorgeous lawn specimen same as an ideal feature when combined with other, dark green conifers. Just remember that this ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m full sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cedrus atlantica f.
Blue Atlas cedar has distinct silvery-blue persistent larch-like needles born in whorls of 30-45. This gives a much dense appearance compared with other green cedars. Healthy young tree is well branched from the ground and retains its bottom branches. Young plants have conical habit which wit ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 20m 5 - 12m full sun 6   (down to -23C) 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. The needles are short, mid green, borne in whorls of 20-30. Female cones appear in summer. Older plants form unique shapes. This is probably ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 20m 5 - 6m full sun 6   (down to -23C) 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 full sun 5b   (down to -27C) 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 full sun 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cedrus deodara
Himaljsk cedr is the most graceful of all cedars. Robusta Glauca is an Italian selection with long, evergreen needles. Their colour is from blue-green to almost silvery blue while new shoots are soft green.
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 15m 5 - 7m full sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cedrus libani
Cedar of Lebanon is a majestic specimen tree with needle-like dark green to blue-green foliage that looks like larch but is evergreen. Young trees are densely branched from the ground but low branches can be removed in the autumn if planted close to houses to make more room beneath. The branc ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 20m 10 - 15m full sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Centaurea dealbata
Persian cornflower, also called knapweed, is a unique version of this beloved perennial with large, deep lilac pink flowers with creamy white centres. They open from late May atop about 30-40 cm stems if grown in full sun. But if ...
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 full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Centaurea montana
Bluet is a common and popular perennial of Czech gardens and lower mountains. It produces 30-60 cm tall stems with bizarrely shaped, antler-like, purple-blue flowers from early June until midsummer. Deciduous leaves are light green, slightly hairy. In the wild ...
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 - 0.4m full to partial sun 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Centaurea montana
Amethyst in Snow is a unique variety of mountain bluet where blue is truly out of the question. This perennial makes the most amazing flowers with amethyst purple centres and snow white or very pale pink ray florets on 30-4 ...
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 full to partial sun 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cephalanthus occidentalis
Buttonbush is a very interesting shrub, popular with collectors. Its main feature are flowers that are perfect spheres with tiny, pure white, tubular flowers. They are followed by small, green fruit. It flowers on current year’s wood. They have a nice scent and attract butterflies. D ...
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 - 1.8m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cephalotaxus harringtonii
Japanese plum yew is still an uncommon evergreen conifer which was first popularized by Earl of Harrington in early 19th century. It is hardy for almost the whole area of Central Europe except for the coldest mountainous regions, and can take diversity of soil type ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 1.5m full sun to shade 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cercis canadensis
Eastern redbud is a lovely, deciduous, small tree or a large shrub where the word “love” is the key feature. Why? Because its leaves are in a perfect shape of a heart that we are used to draw as an icon. Moreover, Forest Pansy variety has burgundy red to deep burg ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 4m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cercis canadensis
Ruby Falls is undoubtedly one of the darkest coloured little trees that will grab your attention thanks to its dark burgundy red, typically heart-shaped, approximately 8x10 cm large leaves and a weeping habit. Its crown is quite compact and the branches may ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chaenomeles japonica
Cido is a Japanese quince variety from Latvia. It produces very large fruit for an ornamental quince, it is yellow with some orange highlights and rich with vitamin C. It has soft orange red flowers which usually open from ...
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 full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chaenomeles speciosa 'Pink Storm'
Pink Storm is a pink flowering variety of Chinese flowering quince from the DOUBLE TAKE™ series. From early spring it makes large, 4-6 cm across, semi-double, crepe-myrtle-like, pink flowers with partially frilled mar ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 1.5 - 2m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chaenomeles speciosa 'Scarlet Storm'
Scarlet Storm is a unique variety of Chinese flowering quince from the DOUBLE TAKE™ series. From early spring it makes large, 5-6 cm across, semi-double, camellia-like flowers of rich red color, decorated with yellow ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 1.5 - 2m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chaenomeles x superba
Crimson and Gold is another hybrid variety of Japanese quince, a cross between ch.japonica and ch.speciosa with large, deep crimson red flowers with superb yellow anthers which dominate the flowers like royal ...
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 full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chaenomeles x superba
Pink Lady is a hybrid variety of Japanese quince, a cross between ch.japonica and ch.speciosa with large, pink flowers which usually open from mid April. However, if the winter is warm you can see numerous bud ...
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 full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana
Ellwood's Empire is a natural mutation of an old and proved Ellwoodii Lawson cypress. Its scale-like needles are medium green with blue-green hues, and in spring ...
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 full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana
Cypress trees trees and shrubs are very popular for their variable shapes, leaf types and colours. Ivonne variety (or sometimes spelled Yvonne) has almost flat, soft needles of bright greeny-yellow colour from spring to summer, changing to golden-yellow in winter. It grows mediu ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana
Pelt's Blue, or Van Pelt's Blue is a German selection of Lawson cypress bred by Hinrich Kordes Nursery and introduced in 1984. It is an improved version of a very successful variety Columnaris (Glauca) wit ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 0.5 - 1m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana
Snow White is a mistress of 7 dwarfs but where are they? Perhaps at Oregon State University that bred a whole range of those dwarf or compact Lawson cypress varieties in 1980’s called The Guardian® Series. ...
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 full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana
Cypress trees and shrubs are very popular for their variable shapes, leaf types and colours. Stardust is a variety with almost flat needles of pale green colour near the main stem, grading to greenish-yellow towards the bright golden-yellow ends of the branches which tend to dro ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana
Sunkist is a dwarf, compact Lawson cypress, similar to Mini Globus. It is a slow growing conifer with attractive flat sprays of mid green foliage that is not pric ...
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 full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana
White Spot is a Lawson cypress variety found as a mutation of Monumentalis Nova variety in D.T.Poulsen Nursery, Denmark, in 1943. It boasts pale blue-green, scale-like needles with subtle white marbling which looks like gli ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 0.5 - 1.5m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana ('Columnaris Glauca')
Cypress trees and shrubs are very popular for their variable shapes, leaf types and colours. Variety Columnaris has blue needles and compact shape. It does not grow wider than 1m which makes it ideal for hedges that are only trimmed at the top. Mature plants can reach 6-8m in ma ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 1 - 1m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chamaecyparis obtusa
Draht is another jewel of Hinoki cypress. It was bred in Germany nurseries of G.J.Draht in 1960’s and received the same name Draht which means „wire“. Funnily enou ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 3m 0.5 - 1.5m full sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Teddy Bear'
If you call someone a teddy bear, what is he like? Very probably nice, warm-hearted and from the first sight “safe”. This must have been the way of thinking of the breeder of this variety when he was looking for a name for his invention. Teddy Bear is a neat and lovely l ...
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 full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chamaecyparis pisifera
Boulevard is a lovely false cypress popular for group plantings. Its needles are soft, awl-shaped, curving, silvery-blue colour. Fully mature it can grow about 3m but usually keeps smaller – 1.5m high and 1m wide. Natural habit is broadly pyramidal. Growth rate is slow to ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 3m 0.5 - 1.5m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chamaecyparis pisifera
This false cypress is belongs to the Filifera group, which means it has thread-like branches. In fact, some call these branches leaves. Practically the leaves are scales that cover the whip-like branches. Filifera Aurea is probably the most sought-after variety with golden yello ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 3m 1 - 3m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chamaecyparis pisifera
This false cypress is a dwarf, mound forming variety belonging to the Filifera group, which means it has thread-like branches. In fact, some call these branches leaves. Practically the leaves are scales that cover the whip-like branches. Filifera Nana is a green version, very sl ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 1m full sun 4   (down to -34C) 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 full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chilopsis linearis
Burgundy is a beautiful variety of desert willow of untraceable origin, possibly a selection of Rio Salado with slightly paler flowers. Burgundy desert willow makes deep maroon, velvety flowers with white and yellow stripes ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 2 - 4m full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chionanthus virginicus
Fringe tree is a very rare and beautiful small shrub or small tree. In early summer it has profusion of upto 20 cm long pendent panicles of fragrant, shiny snow-white, narrow flowers. Female plants produce bluish black berries, however, usually only male plants are sold in nurseries. Mid ...
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 full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
x Chitalpa tashkentensis
The orchid-like flowers are pale to bright pink with a yellow throat and frilled margins. Flowers have a lovely, sweet scent. Summer Bells® is a chitalpa variety repeating flowering. It starts in early summer and last for 2-3 weeks, and then again in second half of August f ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m full sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Choisya
This variety called Aztec Pearl was bred by Peter Moore and introduced in 1989, when Hiller Nurseries celebrated their 125th anniversary. Its name perfectly describes this evergreen plant from the moment it begins to show flower buds. They are pearl-shaped, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Choisya 'Hilgold'
AZTEC GOLD is a Hillier Nurseries introduction from 2012, bred by Alan Postill. It is a bright golden-yellow-leaved choisya shrub. It produces profusion of simple, star-shaped, pure white, and very fragrant flowers with yel ...
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 - 1.5m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Choisya 'Limo'
Possibly every plant is capable of creating its gold-leaved mutation. No wonder Peter Moore helped choisya with this process when crossing choisya ternata Sundance with choisya arizonica pollen. It was named GOLDFINGERS and ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 1 - 1.5m full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Choisya 'Lissfing'
GREENFINGERS® is a large-leaved Mexican orange variety from 2019, developed by Peter Catt from Liss Forst Nursery in Liss, Hamshire, England. It bears evergreen, softly leathery, glossy, palmate leaves divided into 7 l ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Choisya 'Londaz'
WHITE DAZZLER is a follow-up chosie to Aztec Pearl from Peter Moore, introduced in 1991. It produces masses of simple, star-shaped, pure white, and very fragrant ...
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 full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Choisya 'Pmoore06'
ROYAL LACE is a fine-leaved Mexican orange variety from 2013, developed by the original hybrid choisia breeder Peter Moore from England. It was granted EU patent No. 41455 in 2015. It bears evergreen, softly leathery, delic ...
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 - 1.5m full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cladrastis kentukea (c.lutea)
Yellow wood is a rare, though fully hardy tree that deserves more attention. Its origin is not clear and definite. Usually this small tree or large shrub is connected with Kentucky, USA, but many plants grow freely on limestone cliffs on China and Japan. It used to be a jewel of royal gardens ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 10m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Clematis
Miss Bateman is a gorgeous clematis variety with large white flowers decorated with even more beautiful crown of deep wine red stamens and anthers in the centre. Profuse flowering begins in mid May and continues until late ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 2.5m 1 - 1m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Clematis
Ville de Lyon is a large-flowered clematis variety with carmine-red flowers. The sepals are deeper nearer their margins, the anthers are yellow. The flowers are compact, almost flat, and very pretty. Bes grown through a shrub as lower foliage becomes scorched by late summer. ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Clematis
Warszawska Nike is a beautiful clematis variety from Poland, bred by Stefan Franczak and introducd in 1982. It bears large, 12-14 cm across, single, deep purple violet, velvety flowers. Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) awa ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Clematis 'St17333'
One of the most sought-after as well as most famous clematis varieties with fully double flowers is Multi Blue from 1983, bred by J. Bouter and Zoon from Dutch nursery town Boskoop. 36 years later comes a ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Coreopsis
Solar Mellow is another hybrid tickseed variety from the Solar series bred by Marco van Noort from the Netherlands. Why Solar? Simply because all of its flowers shine like a thousand of little suns, brightening up your day ...
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 full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Coreopsis BIG BANG™
Star Cluster is a slightly taller tickseed variety producing a profusion of creamy white to very pale yellow, daisy-like flowers atop about 50 cm tall stems. They are decorated with deep burgundy-maroon blotches near golden ...
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 full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Coreopsis grandiflora
Early Sunrise is a profusely flowering tickseed with an extremely long bloom period. It produces semi-double or double flowers of golden yellow colour from early June until late autumn if the weather is sunny and relatively ...
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 full sun 4   (down to -34C) 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 ...
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 semi-shade to shade 2   (down to -45C) 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 3m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cornus florida
Cherokee Daybreak® has 4 large, creamy white bracts around a tiny flower head. Leaves are mid green with yellowish-white varigation that turns pink towards the end of summer. Autumn leaves show multiple of colours with prevailing purple shades. This shrub does not like stress o ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) 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).
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 full sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m full sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 3m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cornus kousa var.chinensis
China Girl is a freely flowering Japanese dogwood with numerous creamy white flowers in June when the shrub is fully in leaf. Technically, they are not flowers but 4 flower bracts composed around small flower heads. They are followed by edible, bright pink fruit that looks like ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 4m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cornus sanguinea
Bloodtwig dogwood is a low-maintenance shrub that is popular especially in parks and gardens with reduced time for regular care. Its main attraction are beautifully coloured leafless branches in winter. This variety shows glowing orange at the base to vivid red and purple towards the top o ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.3m full sun to shade 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Corylopsis pauciflora
Buttercup winterhazel is a rare shrub from Japan and Taiwan. It is especially popular among hobbyists and garden enthusiasts. Its small, primrose yellow flowers are born in pendent racemes from early March until end April, weather conditions pending. They are fragrant and do not mind ligh ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m semi-shade / partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Corylopsis spicata
Spike winterhazel is a rare shrub from Japan and Taiwan. It is especially popular among hobbyists and garden enthusiasts. Its small, primrose yellow flowers are born in 10-15 cm long, pendent racemes from early March until end April, weather conditions pending. They are fragrant and do no ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Corylus avellana
Hazel is a well-known shrub of European woodlands which is popular mainly for its nuts. It is a suckering, thicket-forming shrub with numerous upright stems. As it is a dense and large shrub it is used as a screening plant. It will also make a wild hedge which should be controlled if requi ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Corylus avellana
Contorta is a contorted version of our European hazelnut. It was found as a spontaneous mutation of a branch in a hedge in Tortworth, England, in the middle of 1800’s by a Victorian gardener Canon Henry Nicholson Ella ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 3m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Corylus maxima
Filbert is a hazelnut species from S.E. Europe and S.W. Asia and exhibits a vigorously growing many-stemmed shrub with deciduous leaves. Purpurea is an old variety with deep maroon to near black leaves. They are 5-12 cm lon ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 3 - 6m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cotinus ('Londus'<sup>PBR</sup>)
DUSKY MAIDEN is a new smoke bush introduction from England by Peter Moore. It was invented in 1998 as an interspecific cross between Cotinus szechuanensis (male parent) and Cotinus coggygria ‘Velvet Cloak ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1.5 - 2.5m full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cotinus coggygria
Lilla® smoke tree is a novelty that was first introduced at the Plantarium exhibition in Holland in 2011 where it received bronze medal. It is a dwarf version of Royal Purple variety with slower and more compact growth ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 1 - 1.3m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cotinus coggygria  (Rhus cotinus)
Smoke tree might have a slight problem these days when smoking outside becomes prohibited ... just joking, the alleged smoke is what flowering of this shrub looks like. It blooms from June to July and from a distance the clusters do look like purple smoke. The leaves of Royal Purple are deep burgun ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cotinus coggygria 'Ancot'
GOLDEN SPIRIT® is a new variety of smoke tree from Boskoop, Netherlands, patented in 2000 by Sanders-van Harn a Adriana Christina Bastiona under the name „Ancot“. It is unique for its bright lime-yellow foliage on relatively long stalks compared to the leaf ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 3m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Crataegus x lavalleei
Carrièrei hawthorn differs from the original hybrid by a much more profuse blooming and therefore a magnificent display of fruit in autumn. It is a small to mid-sized tree whose leaves, though deciduous, remain on the ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) 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 ...
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 full sun 6   (down to -23C) 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 ...
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 full sun 6   (down to -23C) 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 full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cryptomeria japonica
Little Champion is a witche’s broom of another Japanese cedar variety called Gracilis, found in Europe. It is very similar to Globosa Nana variety but ...
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 - 1.3m full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cryptomeria japonica
Little Diamond is another dwarf variety of Japanese cedar. It was found in the Netherlands in 1990. It is very similar to Little Champion or
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 full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
x Cupressocyparis leylandii (syn. '2001')
Atro is one of those smaller, compact varieties of Leyland cypress which can be grown even in a small garden. It was found as a natural mutation in Van den Dool Cultures Nursery in Dutch town Boskoop in 1983. You can also f ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 10m 2 - 3m full sun 5b   (down to -27C) 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 full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cydonia oblonga
Leskovacka, pronounced with a soft ‘c’ as ‘leskovatschka’, is an old quince variety from Serbia, former Yugoslavia, known already since 1898. It bears large, apple-shaped fruit that is rich yellow wh ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 2 - 3m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cyrtomium falcatum (Phanerophlebia falcata)
Japanese holly fern is more often used as a beautiful house plant, however, it is quite hardy to be planted outside in the garden (USDA zone 6 – borderline). It makes upto 60 cm long erect fronds with dark green, very glossy, slightly toothed and sharply pointed (but harmless) pinnae hence its ...
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 semi-shade to shade 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cyrtomium fortunei (Phanerophlebia fortunei)
This fern is close relative to cyrtomium falcatum (Japanese holly fern). It is hardier and its leaves are not glossy. They are light to dull green, erect, pinnate with sickle-shaped leaflets. It likes acidic, humus-rich soil that is light and always moist. It does best planted in shade or semi-shad ...
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 semi-shade / partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cytisus
Boskoop Ruby received an award already for the deepest red flowering broom. The colour of pea-like flowers is bright ed with both magenta and orange shades. Blooming time is early May to early June. Leaves are small, up to 2 cm long, and mature plants are nearly leafless. It forms a ...
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 full sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cytisus x praecox
Allgold is a hybrid variety made from crossing c.multiflorus x c.purgans. It has deep yellow pea-like flowers on deep green branches. Blooming time about a month, from the first half of May. Leaves are small, up to 2 cm long, and mature plants are nearly leafless. It forms a ...
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 full sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7

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