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Paeonia
Green Lotus is a unique peony variety which looks like out of this world. It produces mid-sized flowers as if tattered by a predator. Petals emerge pale lime green and mature to almost white with pale pastel pink paint. The ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.7m 0.5 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Paeonia
Nymphe is a French variety of perennial peony. It produces anemone-like flowers with a medium large bowl of soft pink petals, and numerous rich golden yellow stamens in the centre. Flowers are fragrant and appear atop 60-70 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Paeonia
Primevere is a French variety of perennial peony from 1906/1907. It is often grouped with anemone-type-peonies. WE could also call it a dairy peony because its large, semi-double flowers have milk white petals and numerous ...
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 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Paeonia
Fancy walking down the beach and finding an extraordinary shell of pearl pink colour. This peony is just like that. Soft, pastel pink petals with pearl glitter, topped with a huge nest of rich yellow stamens in the centre. The flowers are large, anemone-shaped, and ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.7 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Paeonia
Sorbet belongs to the most popular of perennial peonies. It produces large, fully double flowers of rich pink colour with creamy beige of very light pinkish-white crinkled sepals in the middle. They come out already in late ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Paeonia itoh
Scarlet Heaven is a great success among itoh peonies with pure red flowers. They are single and decorated with numerous yellow stamens in the centre. They appear later than tree peony flowers but before the perennial type o ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.7 - 1m 0.5 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Paeonia suffruticosa
Tree peonies are beautiful, woody shrubs. Unlike the perennial type, these make woody branches that slowly form a low, mounding shrub. Flowers are large, often double or full, of all possible colours – white, cream, yellow, orange, various shades of pink, purple and red, even violet. ...
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 5   (down to -29C) 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.3 - 1.8m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Papaver orientale
Mk vchodn is an extraordinary perennial with large, showy flowers atop thick, tall stems. Brilliant is a variety with vibrant scarlet orange red flowers 10-12 cm across with deep purple red, almost black blotches in the ...
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 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Parrotia persica
You can tell by the name where this medium sized tree comes from: former Persia (current Iran). Rather unusual tree maintains branches from the ground. It has moderate growth rate and does excellently in our climate. It can grow to 3-6 m. Attractive beech-like leaves are 7-13 cm long, bright grass g ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 7m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Parrotia persica
We have another lovely tree for you who have small gardens but love large trees. This is a compact version of Persian ironwood called Vanessa. . Deciduous leaves of this rather columnar, tall shrub are smooth and slightly glossy, with prominent veins, light green when they em ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Parthenocissus tricuspidata (syn. Ampelopsis veitchii)
Green Spring is a large-leaved variety of Boston ivy producing glossy, fresh green leaves with three lobes and bright rosy pinky stalks and veins. The margins are only shallowly and thinly serrated. They look best in autumn ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 20m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Parthenocissus tricuspidata (syn. Ampelopsis veitchii)
Veitchii is a very showy Boston ivy variety. It produces profusion of medium-sized, very dark green, highly glossy, and partly undulated leaves with three lobes. The margins are only shallowly and thinly serrated. They look ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 20m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Paulownia tomentosa (p.imperialis)
One of the most magnificent trees of our climate comes from East Asia and is called the Princess Tree or Empress Tree or even Foxglove Tree. Its main feature is giant leaves which can be as much as 30 cm long and wide, very hairy, pale to deep green. Thanks to them empress trees are often mis ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 10m 2 - 6m 5b   (down to -27C) 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 ...
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 -27C) 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 80s 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 1m 0.5 - 0.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Perovskia
Little Spire is a lovely dwarf variety of Russian sage. It is a very hardy plant originally found in Central Asia (Afghanistan, Pakistan) but it is successfully grown even further north. Flowers are borne in 50-60 cm tall panicles, they are violet and appear from mid-summer ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.6m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Perovskia
LACEY BLUE perovskia is a fantastic plant offering an extremely long time of attractivity. It bears profusion of deep indigo-blue flowers that open up from hairy, violet buds. These buds appear from early summer and take quite some time before they let the f ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.6m 0.5 - 0.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Philadelphus
Mock orange is a reliable and absolutely maintenance-free shrub of old European gardens. It is popular for its snow white flowers, in case of this hybrid they are medium-sized or large with slight purple shade in the centre. They come out in early or mid summer and release heavy fragrance tha ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Philadelphus
Snowbelle is a dwarf mock orange with a profusion of snow white, sweetly fragrant, double flowers already from early June. It grows moderately into an upright and compact shrub, about 1.3m tall and wide. Deciduous leaves ar ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.3m 0.8 - 1.3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Philadelphus coronarius
Mock orange is a reliable and absolutely maintenance-free shrub of old European gardens. It is popular for its snow white flowers, in case of this variety they are double, which come out in early or mid summer. They release a heavy fragrance that can hardly be mistaken for anything else. It flowers ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) 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- ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Phlox
Flowers of Candy Stripes phlox look like a fairground lollipop. They are white with central pink stripes and small but distinct purple red eye. They open later than most other varities, usually in mid May, emerging from nee ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.1m 0.5 - 1m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Phlox
Early® Purple Eye is one of the great EARLY START™ summer phlox series. From about mid June appear large panicles of numerous violet purple flowers with a white eye, open ...
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 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Phlox
Early® White is one of the great EARLY START™ summer phlox. From about mid June appear large panicles of numerous snow white flowers, opening continuously for almost 2 mo ...
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 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Phlox 'Florphfabv'
FABULOUS™ is a moss phlox series bred by Dutch breeders Florensis BV. FABULOUS™ BLUE VIOLET variety bears pale violet, small flowers with a dark indigo blue eye in the c ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.1m 0.5 - 1m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Phlox (sk. subulata) 'Florphfaro'
FABULOUS™ is a moss phlox series bred by Dutch breeders Florensis B.V. FABULOUS™ ROSE is a clear pink flowering variety with distinctly notched flower petals. Blooming b ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.1m 0.5 - 1m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia ('Kolmavoca')
MAGICAL VOLCANO is a new photinia bred by Peter R.Kolster from the Netherlands in 2009. It is a cross between popular Fraser’s hedging photinia and Chinese
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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia davidiana (Stranvaesia davidiana)
David's photinia / Chinese stranvaeasia is an evergreen shrub whose close relative is a garden hybrid photinia Red Robin. It comes from China and Vietnam and has better cold resistance and narrower leaves. They are deep green and glos ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia serratifolia 'Oploo5'
PINK CRISPY photinia is a drama at first glance. Exceedingly showy foliage reveals creamy white variegation on dark green, slightly undulated, gently serrated, and broadly oval to obovate, evergreen leaves. And the real ext ...
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 - 1.5m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia serratifolia 'REV100'
Chinese photinia is a species which is less common in trade and almost nonexistent in European nurseries. Reason being that all European encyclopedias rate it much less winter hardy than David’s or Fraser’s photinia which are very popular evergreen shru ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 1 - 1.3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri
Camilvy is one of the new selections of Frasers photinia. It has darker red young leaves compared to Red Robinwhose leaves are more or less coppery red. They are large and glossy and turn very dark green in summer. They are evergreen and ha ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 3m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) 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 ...
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 -23C) 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 ...
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 -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri
Robusta Compacta is another new selection of Fraser’s photinia from early 21st century. It exhibits a very compact and dense growth with dark wine red new leaves. It grows about half the size as opposed the famous
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 6b   (down to -21C) 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 -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri 'BR2011'
CHICO is the smallest photina known to trade so far. It is an evergreen shrub with small, glossy, broadly elliptic leaves with conspicuously serrated margins which bear strong resemblance to arbutus unedo foliage. They emer ...
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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri 'Cassini'
Tree form or PINK MARBLE® photinia has evergreen, ovate, and glossy leaves of dark green colour with white margins and silvery-white veins just like marble has, that gain pink shades in autumn and winter. However, the ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1.5 - 2.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri 'Mandarino'
Carr Rouge is a French selection of Fraser's photinia from Red Robin variety. It originated in Nantes and produces smaller leaves of intensely red colour when youn ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2.5m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri 'Mandarino'
Carr 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 -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Phyllostachys bissetii
Phyllostachys bissetii is a hardy bamboo species from phyllostachys genus. It has rich green, narrowly lance-shaped leaves, and medium thick, dark olive green stems. It grows medium fast and is suitable for hedges an ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 8m 1 - 1.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Physocarpus opulifolius
Ninebark is a low-maintenance deciduous plant which is available in several varieties offering different leaf colour and shape. Andr is a Czech introduction from Litomyl Nurseries and was bred by Michal Andrusiv. It is va ...
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 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Physocarpus opulifolius
Dart’s Gold is a variety of common ninebark with bright yellowish-green, 3-lobed leaves, which appear early in the spring, probably at the same time as when magnolias start blooming. Clusters of white flowers are tiny but the shrub is covered with them in May. This shrub is an excellent, fully ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Physocarpus opulifolius
Lady in Red is a new sport of common ninebark with 3-lobed leaves, which appear early in the spring. It was first sown in 2000 in Norfolk, England. Unlike Diabolo® variety this one has brighter shade of red in the leaves and forms a dense and regular-shaped shrub from young ...
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 -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Physocarpus opulifolius 'Smpotw'
TINY WINE® is a dwarf ninebark variety growing only about half the size of the species i.e. about 1.5m. It produces a profusion of small leaves which are deep burgundy red overall, and dark green inside the shrub. They ...
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 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Physostegia virginiana
Vivid is one of the richest pink obedient plant varieties producing strictly upright, non-falling, square stems with 10-15 cm long spikes of 4 rows of funnel-shaped flowers. They are pure pink with purple pink veins which m ...
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 - 1.5m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Picea abies
Little Gem is a true dwarf among dwarf conifers. It is a sport of Nidiformis Norway spruce with mid to pale green, very short needles and very compact habit. The plant keeps very dense and needs no ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.4 - 0.8m 3   (down to -40C) 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 -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Picea abies
Another lovely piece for miniature lovers is this dwarf spruce. It grows slowly, compact and dense to it mature height of 3m only after a few decades. Needles are short and stiff, rich green. New branches show bright orangey-brown bark and are short. No pruning needed for dense growth. The ...
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 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Picea breweriana
Brewer spruce is an evergreen conifer native to the Siskiyou Mountains of southwestern Oregon and northern California where it is a rare plant owing to its sparse occurrence. It has a beautiful shape. The stem and inner branches are firm and upright whereas new bra ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 15m 3 - 5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Picea glauca
A very attractive small specimen conifer is this dwarf white spruce. Its natural shape is almost regular cone, no clipping needed. It grows slowly and is ideal for even the smallest of gardens as well as pots. Bright green needles are small, soft but a little prickly. Soil tolerant. In gardens it gr ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Picea glauca
Echiniformis is a very slow growing variety of white spruce. It bears evergreen needles that are short, only about 7 mm long, they are blue-green and look great when there is a deep green background and dark brown mulch underneath. Being a dwarf plant it will fit even the smalle ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.8 - 1.3m 3   (down to -40C) 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 -29C) 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. Aureospicata is a variety with bright yellow new foliage that lasts for ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 15m 4 - 6m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Picea pungens
There are quite a lot of spruces called Blue. Blue Mountain is one of them. It is a selection with bright silvery blue needles. They are quite prickly, evergreen, and densely cover the branches. It grows about 15-25 cm per ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 8m 2 - 4m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Picea pungens
Although Colorado spruce originates in the Rocky Mountains of Canada and the USA, it has been in wide cultivation in Europe and its colder regions. Fat Albert is a US selection introduced by the Iseli Nurseries in 1981. It ...
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 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Picea pungens
Although Colorado spruce originates in the Rocky Mountains of Canada and the USA it has been in wide cultivation in Europe and its colder regions. Glauca Globosa is one of its many varieties sought after for its bluish needles. Glauca Globosa is a dwarf spruce with steel-blue ...
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 - 1.8m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Picea pungens
Although Colorado spruce originates in the Rocky Mountains of Canada and the USA, it has been in wide cultivation in Europe and its colder regions. Iseli Fastigiate is another clone from the Iseli Nurseries in the USA. It w ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 1 - 1.5m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica
Bonfire is a new variety of pireis which will be loved by those of you, who dislike the pendent habit of its flower racemes: this novelty holds it flower strictly upright, like lined-up soldiers. They are deep burgundy red and appear from early autumn. The flowers themselves may come a ...
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 - 1m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica
Carnaval is a beautiful and colourful variety of Japanese 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 ...
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 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) 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 ...
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 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) 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 ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica
Little Frosty is a dwarf lily-of-the-valley shrub bred by Ron van Opstal. Its evergreen leaves are narrowly elliptic, short, acuminate, medium green with white variegation at margins. In spring they emerge coppery orange to ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica
Growers and fans of lily-of-the-valley shrubs probably know Little Heath variety, but few of them know that there was a selection made some time ago with only green foliage. In my view it is much more eleg ...
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 - 1.3m 5b   (down to -27C) 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 Valentin ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica
This variety of lily-of-the-valley shrub called Red Mill is one of the hardiest. Early in the spring it has tiny white flowers in pendent racemes, so loved by bumblebees. They are urn-shaped and small enough to enable bees ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.8m 1 - 1.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica
Temple Bells pieris will drag your attention mainly to its foliage rather than flowers. The compact habit of the plant as well as lovely foliage may recall dwarf Japanese mock orange (pittosporum tobira) which is not hardy enough for zones 5 or 6, but ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica 'Opstal65'
LITTLE GOLDY is a dwarf lily-of-the-valley shrub that follows a success of its preceding variety Little Frosty. Its evergreen leaves are narrowly elliptic, short, ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus
BREPO® is a very decorative dwarf pine variety. It has bright green, long needles that are thinner than p.nigra but are similarly stiff. It naturally forms symmetrical, mounding shrubs which need no trimming whatsoeve ...
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 - 1.3m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus
BREPO® is a very decorative dwarf pine variety. It has bright green, long needles that are thinner than p.nigra but are similarly stiff. It naturally forms symmetrical, rounded crowns which need no trimming whatsoever ...
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus aristata
Bristolcone pine is one of the most fantastic and luxury looking conifers ever. This species comes from North America and it is said to belong among the oldest and long-lived trees of our planet. They can grow for thousands of years - a tree in Colorado was dated a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 6m 2 - 4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus densiflora
If you like Mediterranean umbrella pines but feel sorry that it is too tender for our climate try to have a look at this selection of dwarf Japanese red pine. It is called Alice Verkade and has bright green, soft needles. It is a slow growing plant making only about 7-10 cm per ...
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus densiflora (syn. 'Ja-nome')
Have you ever seen a pine that would be more decked out than this Dragon Eye Japanese red pine? Its Japanese name is “Ja-nome” and it attracts your attention thanks to its wide creamy yellow bands on long needles. It has quite irregular growth, it mostly spreads to sides so if you want a ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus flexilis
Rocky Mountains white pine is a North American pine species whose origin ranges through the Rocky Mountains of Alberta in Canada down to Colorado, USA. It has distinctively flexible young twigs and soft, blue-green to silvery-blue needles. Female cones are yellow-b ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 9m 1 - 2.5m 4   (down to -34C) 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 -29C) 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 -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus mugo
Humpy is a very beautiful variety of dwarf mountain pine introduced in 1979. It grows extremely slowly into a cushion-like, mound-forming shrub that is some 50 cm tall and a little over one meter wide in 15 years. Its everg ...
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 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus mugo
Winter Gold is an excellent variety of dwarf mountain pine that has all positives of the species and on top of that brings golden yellow needle colour in winter and early spring. The colder it gets the more yellow it turns. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.8 - 2m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus mugo
Mughus is a subspecies of dwarf mountain pine with even more compact and slower growth. It has very dense habit and dark green, short needles. It looks great in a large rockery as well as in a Japanese-style garden where it creates a perfect cushion image. Pines need slightly ...
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 - 1.8m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus mugo var. pumilio
If you are looking for a variety of dwarf mountain pine that grows wide but remains compact and not very tall go for this subspecies called pumilio. It is a beautiful mound-forming shrub with short, deep green needles with ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.8 - 2m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus nigra
Globosa Austrian pine is a dwarf variety of this conifer which is unique for its slow growth and globular shape as well as much smaller ultimate size compared to the species. It has very long, slightly twisted needles of ri ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 3m 1 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus nigra
Green Tower is a fastigiate and dwarf variety of Austrian pine. It was found as a seedling, possibly of Pyramidalis variety, by Martin Zimmer in late 1990's. It has about 10 cm, stiff, dark green needles borne in whorls of ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 0.5 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus nigra
Hornibrookiana is a dwarf to almost ground-covering black pine variety found as a witches broom. It makes 6-10 cm long, dark green, slightly glossy, erect, stiff needles in bundles of two. It forms a spreading, saucer-shape ...
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 - 1.3m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus nigra
After a huge success with BREPO® variety, a breeder of pines from Switzerland Henri Bregeon comes up with another dwarf pine variety, this time called Marie Bregeon
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 5   (down to -29C) 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 -34C) 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 -40C) 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 -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus parviflora
Schoon’s Bonsai is a beautiful variety of Japanese white pine of slow growth. It has whorls of five needles that are silvery green, slightly curled and soft when touched. It forms an irregular shrub which looks like a bonsai. Ultimate height is not known yet but is expe ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 2m 0.5 - 2m 4   (down to -34C) 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 -40C) 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 -40C) 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 -40C) 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 -40C) 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. Glauca is a selected variety with blue green needles ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 10m 2 - 6m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus sylvestris
Watereri is a small, slow-growing pine which is also commercially known under the name “Nana” – a typical name for many dwarf plants. Its needles are borne in pairs, dark green with only a hint of blue-green in summer, and more bluish in cold months of autumn a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 4m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus wallichiana
Himalayan pine is a tree that many pine growers would love to have in their garden, however, its mature size will not allow growing it in small gardens. That was probably the reason why in 1983 a new selection called Densa (or Densa Hill recently) was introduced an ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 6m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus wallichiana (Pinus griffithii)
The Himalayan pine has extraordinary, upto 20 cm long needles (in bundles of 5), silvery blue colour, young needles are erect but as they mature they droop creating a pendulous effect. A magnificent specimen tree to draw passers-by’s attention. Will thrive in any semi-moist soil, always well-d ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 20m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pinus x schwerinii
Wiethorst is a witch’s broom of Schwerin’s pine, found and named by Johann Wieting in Gieelhorst, Germany. It is dwarf, slow growing version of this pine with symmetrical, pyramidal shape and dense habit. It has ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2.5m 1 - 1.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Platanus x acerifolia
London plane tree is an impressive and large tree which not many gardens can accommodate. However, this variety called Pyramidalis has much narrower crown that will fit most mid-sized gardens and will not overgrow the whole ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 20m 3 - 6m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Platanus x acerifolia (p. x hispanica)
Some trees have identity crisis and scientists are trying to trace up their true origin. As these efforts often end up in argumentative sessions we tend to choose the easiest possible explanation. In the case of this London plane tree we rather believe it comes from Cenozoic platanus aceroide ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 30m 2 - 20m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Platanus x hispanica
Alphen’s Globe has been a sought after small tree in the last decade or so since it offers beauty of its parent – plane tree - but much smaller dimensions which make it suitable even for small gardens. Its deciduous leaves are large – 20 cm wide, glossy gree ...
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 -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Platycladus (Thuja) orientalis
Aurea Nana is a dwarf conifer with golden-yellow, scale-like leaves. It belongs to cypress family and is known under its other name – oriental thuja. It grows slowly, keeps it compact shape and dense habit and is suit ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 0.5 - 1m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Platycladus (Thuja) orientalis
This conifer is known under its other name – thuja. This plant is from a cypress family, it grows compact and dense like its thuja relative Smaragd. The scale-like leaves are fresh green maturing to yellow or golden-yellow, gaining red shades in winter. Its natural habit is more fast ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 0.5 - 1.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pleioblastus auricomus (Arundinaria auricoma, Pleioblastus viridistriatus)
This beautifully coloured variety of dwarf bamboo is very hardy considering it is a variegated one. It seldom grows to its mature height 1m as we suggest cutting it every year. The leaves are 2-2,5 cm wide, 18-20 cm long, golden yellow with several shades of green which makes it quite outstan ...
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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pleioblastus pumilus (Arundinaria pumila)
This bamboo is an attractive dwarf type that is commonly used as ground cover. Its mid-sized leaves are 5-7 cm long and 1-1.5 cm wide, fresh green and regularly arranged on the stems making a dense, luxurious mound. It comes from Japan. It is a vigorous grower that has wild root system. If ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pleioblastus variegatus (Arundinaria fortunei)
This bamboo is a popular groundcover. Its mid-sized leaves are 10-14 cm long and 1-1.5 cm wide, and distinctly white variegated. It comes from Japan. It is a vigorous grower that has wild root system. If you want to keep it in a certain area of your garden we recommend using root barriers. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.5 - 1.3m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Podocarpus lawrencei (syn. p.alpinus)
Red Tip is a valued podocarp variety with dark green, glossy needles which emerge deep burgundy red in spring. They are evergreen and only 1-2 cm long. The plant is mound-forming and quite compact yet we recommend midsummer ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.5 - 1m 6   (down to -23C) 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 ...
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 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Polystichum aculeatum
Hard shield fern is an evergreen species found in many locations around the Globe. Being so ubiquitous many botanists from several countries where it wildly grows presume it originated there. You will find it in most elevated parts of Central and North Europe, Cauc ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.4 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Polystichum setiferum
Soft shield fern is what you probably imagine when the word “fern” comes up in conversation. It has the typical fern appearance with strong, semi-erect fronds. They are double-pinnate, bearing small, toothed leaflets along the midribs. They remain nice ...
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 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Polystichum tsussimense
Korean rock fern is an East Asia species with glossy, evergreen foliage. It forms small, compact shuttlecocks of 20-40 cm long, pinnate fronds which might have been bi-pinnate if only the pinnae had not been joined at the base into one, deeply lobed, lanceolate, ab ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Populus deltoides
In 2011 and 2012 the internet sites, forums, and gardeners’ blogs got flooded by pictures and information about a poplar variety that received gold medal at an international plant exhibition in Moscow in 2011. Its name is Purple Tower and it was bred in Polan ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 10m 1 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Potentilla fruticosa 'Hachdon'
BELLA SOL cinquefoil makes about 2.5 cm large flowers of rich orange colour which does not fade. Blooming begins in June and continues until September. The plant differs from a similar variety Orange Tip Top by more compact ...
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 - 0.6m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Potentilla fruticosa 'Hachliss'
BELLISSIMA® cinquefoil produces 2-3 cm wide, rich pink flowers on cushion-like shrubs. They come out in profusion from late June until September. Palmately divided leaves are small, medium green, not very showy. This v ...
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 3   (down to -40C) 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 ...
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 - 0.3m 5   (down to -29C) 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 ...
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 -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus
This flowering cherry is a cross between prunus sargentii and prunus subhirtella, both of which are flowering cherries. In early spring it produces masses of semi double light pink flowers that can withstand a few degrees of late frosts since they start blooming in early April a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus
This uncommon flowering cherry called Okame comes from Taiwan. It is a small tree bearing neon pink flowers with yellow stamens in early spring. It grows moderately and is well branched even without pruning. Still, for idea ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus
Just like many beautifully flowering trees or shrubs, this flowering cherry, too, comes from China. It is a British selecion of highly demanded and popular variety called Kanzan from 1935 of much less vigorous growth making it suitable for s ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 3 - 4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus
Looking into the crown of this Japanese flowing cherry it is clear why people in Japan take a bow in front of them and organize sakura festivals. It is not only because of their beauty, they also believe that their trunks hold spirits of the dead, and finally they manifest the new life emerging in e ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus
Originally named Snofozam after it was put to trade this hybrid weeping cherry received a nicer name Snow Fountains® which tells everything. In the spring it produces masses of lightly scented pure white flowers along plentiful of weeping branches that may run almost ...
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 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus armeniaca
Bergeron apricot is a famous and reliable variety grown around the world. Its flowers are susceptible to frost. Self-fertile. The fruit is rounded or oblong, mid-sized to large, orange with red blush. They ripen early: from mid-summer. They are aromatic and sweet, medium juicy, with ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus armeniaca
Harcot is a Canadian breeding of apricots made by Richard Layne from Harrow in Ontario. It is a very hardy and tasty apricot variety from 1978. The fruit is medium-sized with orange and red skin, ripening from late July. Th ...
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 -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus armeniaca
Hargrand is a Canadian breeding of apricots made by Richard Layne from Harrow in Ontario. It is a very hardy and tasty apricot variety from 1979. The fruit is large if thinned in late spring. It has orange skin with some re ...
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 -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus armeniaca
Harlayne is a Canadian breeding of apricots made by Richard Layne from Harrow in Ontario. It is a very hardy late apricot variety producing fruit from about mid August in CE climate. The fruit is deep orange red flushed, al ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus armeniaca
Luizet apricot is one f the most suitable ones from our climate because it blooms late which helps it avoid late spring frost. On the other hand it is an early variety with fruit maturing in mid-summer. Fruit is rounded to oval, deep orange with irregular red flushes, very ar ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 2 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus armeniaca
Radka is an early Czech apricot tree variety. It produces medium large, heart-shaped fruit from the first decade of July. The skin is orange with rich red highlights, and the flesh is firm, free-stone, and tastes good. It i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus armeniaca
Imola is a town in Italy renowned for the race track The Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari. It is close to Bologna in a region called Emilia-Romagna, possibly the most important Italian region for growing fruit trees. Reale d’Imola is an ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 6m 2 - 4m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus armeniaca
Royal is one of the most popular apricot tree varieties valued for regular and high yields. It is a midseason variety producing golden yellow to orange fruit with orange flesh of excellent taste: aromatic, sweet, and very j ...
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 -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus armeniaca
San Castrese is an Italian, vigorously growing apricot variety producing fruit from about early August in CE climate. The fruit is golden yellow to pale orange, only slightly red flushed, almost rounded, sweet, aromatic, le ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 6m 2 - 4m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus armeniaca
Who would not love a fresh and sweet apricot picked off in the middle of summer. Not a garden owner? No problem, dwarf apricots will live in a large pot on a balcony or patio, too. They are all self-fertile so that they don’t need a pollinator which might be ...
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 - 1m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus avium
Burlat is an early variety of sweet cherries. The fruit is vivid to dark red, mid-sized or large, very sweet and juicy, with medium firm flesh. As it is very precocious it is not vermicular. It is partly self-fertile but benefits from being pollinated by another early cherry. ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 7m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus avium
Hedelfingen is a very good variety of sweet cherry. It bears medium-sized fruit in early summer. Fruit is sweet and crunchy and partly resistant to cracking. It gains its colour about a week before it is truly mature. It needs protection from cherry-worms. It is not self-fert ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 3 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus avium
Kordia is a Czech variety of sweet cherry. It produces masses of deep red fruit in the first half of July. The fruit has solid flesh and sweet, delicious flavour. As a late cherry it needs protection from cherry-worms. It is self-sterile and needs a pollinator nearby to produ ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 6m 3 - 4m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus avium
Moreau is a dark-skinned variety of sweet cherry which has been popular with growers for many decades. It bears sweet and aromatic fruit in early July. It is medium resistant to cracking and cherry diseases. It needs protection from cherry-worms. It is not self-fertile and ne ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 8m 3 - 5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus avium
Sunburst is another modern variety of self-fertile sweet cherries. It produces heavy yields of large, dark red, glossy, free-stone fruit of excellent flavour – sweet and juicy. Harvest begins in late July. The fruit i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 6m 3 - 5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus avium
Van is a mid-season variety of sweet cherry. Its fruit ripens in early July. Fruits are large, heart-shaped, deep red, almost black. The flesh is aromatic, sweet, and has excellent taste. It needs protection from cherry-worms. It is not self-fertile and needs a pollinated for ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 6m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus avium
Dwarf cherry trees are compact and slow growing fruit trees. They are usually at least partially or fully self-fertile so that they don’t need a pollinator which might be a problem to find if located on a city balcony. Cherry trees cannot form a true columnar ...
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 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus cerasifera ('Pissardii Nigra')
This ornamental cherry plum is popular in demand for its deep burgundy leaves, almost no maintenance at all and no special soil requirements. Deciduous leaves are ovate to elliptic, of deep burgundy red colour. Such shade is perfect to break an overall green landscape with or to be used i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 7m 2 - 4m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus cerasus ('Danube')
Erdi Bterm is a Hungarian variety of sour cherry which may please seet cherry lovers, too, as this variety is both sweet and sour. It bears medium-sized fruit early in the season, deep red with red flesh and a lot of juice. Still, the fruit remains consistent and is great for ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus domestica
Reine Claude Dore is a French variety of greengage with large, round fruit of green to greeny-yellow fruit of delicious, sweet and juicy taste. It ripens at the end of August. It flowers in May and is not self-fertile. It means that it needs another plum tree variety nearby ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 5a   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus domestica
Reine Claude dOullins is another French variety out of Reine Claude range. It is a greengage with large, spherical fruit of greeny-yellow fruit. It is delicious, sweet and juicy taste, the flesh is attached to the core. It is an early variety that ripens from mid to end of Augu ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 7m 2 - 4m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus domestica
Reine Claude Violette is a French variety of greengage with mid-sized, round fruit of violet fruit. It has delicious, sweet and juicy taste and ripens at the end of August. It flowers in May and is self-fertile. It can be kept smaller by pruning. Young trees should be pruned ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 5a   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus domestica
Stanley is one of the most tasteful and reliable varieties of plums. The fruit is sweet and juicy, though firm. Flesh is orange-yellow, skin is smooth, deep violet-blue. The fruit is excellent fresh as well as canned, high sugar content makes them ideal for drying. It blooms ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2.5 - 6m 2 - 4m 4   (down to -34C) 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 ...
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 -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus domestica ssp.syriaca
Mirabelle de Nancy is a cherry plum which is believed to be present and popular in France since the 15th century. Cherry plum is specific fruit, something between damson and plum. This var ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus incisa
Fuji cherry Kojou-no-mai is a fantastic must have for small gardens and yards. This little shrub or tiny tree (if grafted on a short stem) is an eye-catching jewel with year-round interest. In winter it shows attractive arc ...
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 -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Ani is a Hungarian cherry laurel bred by Dr. Jozsa 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 ...
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 -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Caucasica is a healthy, vigorous, and tall shrub that can reach 4 meters under ideal conditions. Deep green leaves are broadly elliptic and glossy. Compound flowers are white, fragrant and appear in April/May, and are followed by very ornamental non-edible fruit. Cherry laurels needs slightly ac ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Herbergii is another cherry laurel favourite. It is a dense shrub with elongated, deep green, and glossy leaves. It grows medium fast and unlike another hedging variety Caucasica this one forms a compact pyramidal shape with plenty of bottom branches from young age. This makes i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2.5m 1 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
“Mount Vernon” is an American variety of the lowest cherry laurel which is used for borders, rock gardens, and most often as a luxuriously looking groundcover. The leaves are highly glossy, bright to deep green and slightly drooping which brings an extra elegant feature. Although this is ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Novita is a new sensation among cherry laurels. Eventually there is a hardy variety which has benefits of the formerly more tender ones: it grows fast and big, has large leaves of a nice colour, and is surprisingly hardy fo ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 1 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Novita is a new sensation among cherry laurels. Eventually there is a hardy variety which has benefits of the formerly more tender ones: it grows fast and big, has large leaves of a nice colour, and is surprisingly hardy fo ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 1 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Otto Luyken is one of the best known as well the most reliable and the hardiest selection among cherry laurels. Its evergreen pointed leaves are glossy and dark green. In April and May appears a profusion of erect racemes c ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 2 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Piri is a dwarf cherry laurel variety of dense and almost rounded habit. Its evergreen leaves are leathery, broadly elliptic to ovate, dark green, and glossy. The plant grows slowly, only some 5-10 cm per year, and is suita ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1m 5b   (down to -27C) 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 ...
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 -27C) 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 ...
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 -27C) 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 Pepinires de Genolier in 2002. It forms a handsome, columnar, evergreen shrub which requires no pru ...
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 'Renlo'
RENAULT ACE® is a French cherry laurel selection found in Ppinières Renault nursery in a small town Gorron (west France). Its rich green foliage resembles Otto Luyken variety – the leaves are evergreen, lea ...
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 -23C) 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. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 6m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 6m 2 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 6m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus lusitanica
Variegata is an eye-catching mutation of Portugal laurel. It bears evergreen, narrowly elliptic, slightly undulated, deep green leaves with white margins which turn pink in autumn and winter when leaf stalks and young twigs ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 2.5m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus lusitanica 'Ybrazo1'
You can easily fall in love with this Portugal laurel if you like evergreen plants. It will enchant you with its lush, glossy leaves. They are large, thick, somewhat undulated, and emerge coppery orange, turn soft green, and mature to dark green in summer. They res ...
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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus mume  (syn. Beni-chidori)
When in full bloom this Japanese apricot is a true eye-catcher. Benishidore is a variety with dark pink single flowers which appear early in the spring and may be followed by small, spherical, hairy, edible fruit of sour to bitter taste. It is a small tree with a wide crown reaching about 2.5m high ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 2.5m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus padus
European bird cherry is native to our continent, it wildly grows in all its parts except for its hottest southern regions. Variety “Colorata” is grown in gardens for its beautiful pink flowers that are born in upright racemes and have a lovely fragrance. Young leaves are bronze red turni ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 10m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus persica
Bonanza is a dwarf variety of peach with excellent fruit. It has profusion of typical peach-like, bright pink flowers that are clustered along short branches in a dense plant. The leaves are mid green, semi-glossy, narrow and elongated, and not much smaller than on a classic pea ...
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 5a   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus persica
Dixired is an American peach tree variety. It produces large, almost perfectly round fruit with golden yellow and red skin. The flesh is aromatic, very good, mildly sweet and incredibly juicy which means that it is not free ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus persica
If you like peaches and are looking for a heavy cropper try Fayette. This freestone variety bears large fruit that can be compared to the modern varieties. It has smooth, deep red skin with some yellow-orange shades, yellow flesh, and sweet taste. It matures from end August unti ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus persica
Harbrite is a Canadian peach tree variety bred for better frost resistance and reliable crop. It produces medium large or large, oval to rounded fruit with very attractive skin – it is yellow with many red stripes, so ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus persica
Michelini is an old and popular peach tree variety with white flesh. The skin is mostly red with only some creamy white parts. Fruit is large, rounded, juicy, and very sweet. The white flesh has red stripes nearer the stone ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus persica
Redhaven is one of the most successful commercial varieties of peach in the world. It comes from the USA, and was registered in 1973. It flowers profusely, is self-fertile and very productive. The fruit is mid-sized, with yellow and red hairy skin and yellow flesh and ripens ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 5a   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus persica
Romea is an Italian cling peach variety, possibly the earliest among late - already in mid August it can offer immensely beautiful fruit of delicious flavour in Central European climate. The skin is rich golden yellow with ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus persica
SpringCrest peach tree is another favourite growing happily in our garden and bearing fruit every year. It has proved hardy to -27C with no damage. It flowers in mid-season here, and early in warmer parts of the country. We suggest planting it in free space so it can feel co ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 5a   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus persica
Suncrest is a late peach tree variety, a cross between Alamar and Gold Dust. It produces large, rounded fruit with only slightly flattened tops. The skin is yellow-green, remarkably flushed carmine red when mature. The fles ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 3.5m 3 - 4m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus persica ('Nigra')
Bonfire is a spectacular new variety of dwarf ornamental peach with edible fruit. It has profusion of typical peach-like, light pink flowers that are clustered along short branches in a dense crown. The leaves are fantastic deep burgundy red and glossy, narrow and elongated, and ...
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 - 1.5m 5a   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus persica (syn. 'Pche de Juin')
Amsden is an old American peach tree variety from Missouri renowned for high resistance to leaf curl. It is an early variety producing peaches from late July (C.E.) i.e. 15-20 days before Redhaven. They are rounded and weig ...
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 -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus persica var.nucipersica
Nectared is an American nectarine tree variety that has been in trial cultivation since 1972. So far (until 2019) there have been 3 generations called by numbers 4, 6, and 9. Nectared is a late variety producing large, roun ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 3.5m 3 - 3.5m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus persica var.nucipersica
Silver Prolific is a dwarf nectarine variety with excellent fruit. It has profusion of usual peach-like, bright pink flowers that are clustered along short branches in a dense plant. The leaves are mid green, semi-glossy, n ...
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 5a   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus serrulata
Spring in the garden is announced by flowering Japanese cherries. Amanogawa is a fantastic variety with narrowly columnar growth. In early spring it produces masses of double or semi-double, light pink flowers that may turn to clear white later. Young leaves are bronze, changing ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 7m 0.5 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus serrulata
Just like many beautifully flowering trees or shrubs, this flowering cherry too comes from China. It even bears a name of an ancient tendai buddhist temple. Kanzanu is a mid sized tree with double pink to magenta flower ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 8m 4 - 5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus serrulata
True pink is the colour of this beautiful Cheals 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2.5 - 3m 1 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus serrulata
God bless all botanists who restlessly create new and yet more beautiful crosses and hybrids of plants, so we can enjoy splashes of colours and abundant flowering in our gardens. Many of us thought Kanzan to be the best flowering and the most beautiful cherry. Well, get ready for a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 8m 3 - 6m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus serrulata (syn. 'Mount Fuji')
Another treasure from the flowering cherry box was probably derived from prunus serrulata with serrated leaves. This small tree has almost horizontal branches with drooping ends. Snow white, single or semi-double fragrant flowers are large and born in pendent clusters in April. Mid-green oblong leav ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus subhirtella
The prunus genus contains over 400 species which are useful and beautiful at the same time. There are cherries, plums, peaches or sloes, as well as flowering Japanese cherries, cherry laurels etc. This variety received its name for the season in which it can re-flower if the end of autumn is warm. < ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 1 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus subhirtella
Weeping Higan cherry has rich pink, double flowers in early cherry season. It makes pendent branches that soon reach the ground. It is the right spring-teller as it announces warmer weather as one of the first flowering trees. It seldom grows taller than 3 m which ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 1 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus triloba
If you like spring profusion of cherry flowers this small tree, although called flowering almond, is definitely a must-have. Its unique, soft pink, double flowers appear on bare wood and come out reliably every year making this small tree a regular attraction. It grows about 3m tall and i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 2m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus x cistena
A beautiful ornamental plum tree with deep purple leaves. Flowers appear in May, after the leaves have started to wrap out, and they are pale, nearly white with light purple tint. They do not flower as richly as the flowering cherries, however, this small tree is exquisite for its foliage. The small ...
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 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus x yedoensis
Yoshino cherry brings joy to spring gardens with profusion of white flowers borne from deep red calyxes. It is a hybrid cherry that came from crossing prunus sunhirtella and prunus speciosa. The flowers appear on bare branches in early spring – around April and are followed by deciduous ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 12m 3 - 7m 5   (down to -29C) 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 ...
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 -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pterocarya rhoifolia
Japanese wing nut has deciduous, pinnate leaves upto 40 cm long, compound of up to 21 short, broadly elliptic leaflets which resemble those of sumac. They are dark green and turn yellow in autumn for a very short period. In early summer appear 25-30 cm long, narrow ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
20 - 30m 10 - 20m 5b   (down to -27C) 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 ...
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 -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pyracantha
Scarlet firethorn Soleil dOr 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. ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pyrus communis
Conference is a famous pear tree from the 19th century. It was first introduced at the National British Pear Conference in 1885, hence its name. It has medium-sized fruit that is pyriform if cross-pollinated, or banana-shaped if self-pollinated. The fruit is pale green with ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pyrus communis
William's is probably the most known and spread out pear in the world. Not long after it was introduced in the 18th century there was a red-coloured sport called simply Red William’s or William’s Red. It is an early variety bearing mid-sized or large fruit ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pyrus communis
Williams is probably the most known and spread out pear in the world. Its complete name is Williams bon Chretien and comes from the UK, 18th century. It is an early variety bearing mid-sized or large fruit with light green or yellow skin. The flesh is very juicy, aromatic, an ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pyrus communis
Dwarf pears are short and slender mini trees, usually with erect branches and plenty of fruit on a small tree. They are commonly at least partially or fully self-fertile so that they don’t need a pollinator which might be a problem to find if located on a c ...
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 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pyrus pyrifolia
Kumoi is a nashi pear producing medium-sized, spherical fruit with partly flattened ends. Smooth skin of fully ripe fruit is dark yellow. The flesh is almost white, very sweet and juicy, and gets softer with maturity. It i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 1.5 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pyrus pyrifolia
Nijisseiki a nashi pear producing large, perfectly spherical fruit from September. The skin of fully ripe fruit is thinner, pale green, almost yellow green, and the flesh is white, very sweet, juicy, yet crispy, and gets so ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7

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