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Andromeda polifolia
Blue Ice is a variety of bog rosemary with bright silvery blue leaves. They are linear-lance-shaped, 2-3 cm long. Urn-shaped flowers appear from mid spring until early summer and are light pink. It is a slow growing, mound-forming or ground-covering. It loves moist to wet pla ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.6m 0.6 - 1m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Andromeda polifolia
Compacta is a dwarf bog rosemary with green foliage and profusion of light pink flowers. Leaves are rosemary-like, linear-lance-shaped, 2-3 cm long. Urn-shaped flowers are paler than on Nikko variety and appear in abund ...
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 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Aucuba japonica
Angelon is a striking variety of Japanese spotted laurel. It produces very large (up to 20x10 cm), evergreen leaves which are dark green and up to 70% of their surface is covered with rich yellow spots of uneven size and sh ...
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
Azalea japonica
Amoena is a Japanese azalea with small to mid-sized, bright, deep fuchsia pink flowers, hose in hose, that totall cover the plant when in full bloom. They come out in mid May and continue until early June. Thanks to their bright colour it will light up the daker corners of your ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.8m 0.4 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Anouk is an extraordinary variety of dwarf habit but with large flowers. It grows slowly into a ground-covering shriu with less conspicuous horizontal layers. The flowers are pink and rather wide, when in full bloom they look as if someone dropped a basket of freshly cut rhododendron 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 - 1m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Arabesk is an attractive variety of Japanese azalea with large, deep red flowers. They come out in profusion from mid until end May. The evergreen foliage is dark green, with some burgundy red shades in autumn and winter, changing back to green before it starts flowering. This a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.8m 0.4 - 1m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Blaauw’s Pink has attractive, salmon pink small flowers with slightly darker throat. It has irregular growth and belongs to mid-sized azalea. Leaves are mid to dark green, ovate, only about 2-3 cm long. In semi-shade and shade they remain on the shrub throughout winter, if pla ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Blue Danube is a German variety of Japanese azalea. It is a slow and dense growing plant with profusion of large, 3-4 cm across, widely open, purple-violet flowers with a darker blotch just like rhododendrons have. Leaves are small, almost flat, elliptic to oval, deep green and ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1.3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Elsie Lee is a fantastic Japanese azalea variety bred already in 1960. It produces large, 5-7 cm across, double flowers of pastel pink colour. They come out in profusion usually from mid May for 2-3 weeks. Evergreen leaves ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
F.C.F. is, so far, a non-registered variety of Japanese azalea from Italy. This small shrub produces abundance of semi-double flowers already in mid May. They are rich pink and completely cover the plant. The evergreen leav ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.3m 0.5 - 1.3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Girard’s Rose is another Girard azalea variety that originated in Girard Nurseries in Ohio, USA. Flowers of this one are bright rosy pink and open up in May. The evergreen foliage is mid green, turning deep burgundy r ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.6 - 1.3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Girard’s Fuchsia is an eye-catching Japanese azalea with vivid magenta-pink flowers. They appear quite large – 4-4,5 cm on the background of small leaves. The evergreen foliage is mid green, turning deep burgundy red in autumn and winter, changing back to green with ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 1m 0.4 - 1.3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Hachmann's Rokoko is another beauty from the collection of dwarf or low growing Japanese azaleas bred by German rhodo/azalea guru Hans Hachmann. It produces medium large, about 5 cm across, semi-double flowers of rich pink ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.8 - 1.3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Johanna is extremely popular for its deep red flowers anddark leaves. It flowers so abundantly that leaves almost disappear under the cloud of flowers. It is a slow grower forming a nice, mounding, compact shrub. Small, ovate to rounded leaves are mid green as they emerge, turning d ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Kurume azaleas are supposed to be a species of its own. Still, most of them were hybridized with other species or varieties so now they are all classified as Japanese azaleas, at least in commerce. Lysander is one of those ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.6 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Purple Splendor is an old favourite with medium-sized, bright purple flowers with burgundy blotching and wavy margins of the petals. It belongs to the Gable hybrid group which means that its flowers appear later than on other Japanese azaleas – from end May until early June. It g ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Radja is an old and reliable hybrid of hardy evergreen azalea. It produces bright, warm red, open wide, single flowers and they come out in profusion from about mid May for 2-3 weeks on the background of small, dark green, ...
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Schneeperle® is a gorgeous, pure white Japanese azalea from Hans Hachmann. Its double flowers are snow white and abundant. Individual flowers are abou 4-5 cm wide and come out from mid May until early June. It grows slowly, 10-year old plant is about 35 cm high and 55 cm wi ...
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
After a success of variegated azalea cultivars Silver Sword and Hot Shot Variegated, there is a new one called Silver Qu ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.6 - 0.8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Sometimes variety names do tell what the plant looks like. Silver Sword is a Japanese azalea with narrow, elliptic leaves that are green in the cetre and almost white at the margins and with a little bit of imagination they may look like tiny swords. Pink flowers are mid-sized a ...
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 - 1.3m 6a   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Silvester is a Kurume hybrid of Japanese azalea. It has small, pale purple-pink fowers. These hybrids are renowned for their hardines and soil adaptibility. It flowers early, from end April until mid May. Slow grower, mound-forming. Leaves are mid to dark green, ovate, only ...
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 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Stewartstonian is becoming the most sought-after evergreen azalea with red flowers. The red is soft, almost orangey red, as far as we can talk about orange in Japanese azaleas. It grows moderately and forms a fairly compact shrub that does not need to be pruned. Slightly glossy lea ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.8m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica 'Hiroko'
GEISHA PURPLE is another gem out of the GEISHA series of Japanese azaleas. It produces a profusion of small, hose in hose, semi-double, mauve purple flowers with frilled margins. Th ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.8 - 1.3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica 'Minsam7'
FLASH DANCE® is a modern series of evergreen azaleas from French nursery Minier from 2017. FLASH DANCE® SALMON produces large, single flowers that are soft salmon pink, an ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1m 0.8 - 1.3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica 'Minsam9'
FLASH DANCE® is a modern series of evergreen azaleas from French nursery Minier from 2017. FLASH DANCE® PINK produces semi-double flowers with two rows of larger petals, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1m 0.8 - 1.3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica 'Satschiko'
Satschiko azalea is sold under a trade name Geisha Orange and is really very close to orange. It has very soft red flowers with salmon orange tones. They open from late April and bl ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.8 - 1.3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica 'Walmauvruf'
WALBERTON’S® MAUVE RUFFLES is an evergreen azalea producing extraordinary flowers. They are large, semi-double or fully double, mauve to lilac pink with ruffles margins. They open in profusion from about late Apr ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica ('Christmas Cheer')
Ima-Shojo is a Japanese azalea whose alternative name is ‚Christmas Cheer‘. Wonder why if the Japanese original says ‘virgin’ … Anyway. This variety ha ...
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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica (syn. 'Multiflorum')
Multiflora (or Multiflorum) is a small and compact Japanese azalea with rich purple red, double flowers. They are small to medium-sized, hose-in-hose, and open in profusion from mid ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea x
Aladdin Scout is a great Kurume azalea with profusion of soft red, large flowers. It blooms from end May until early June. Evergreen leaves are medium sized, deep green, and narrowly ovate. It grows medium fast in all direction forming a rounded bush. Azaleas can be clipped t ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 1.3m 0.6 - 1.3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea x
Nuccio’s Wild Cherry is one of those great Satsuki azaleas with large flowers. They are cherry red with a light burgundy red blotch. It was bread by Nuccio Nursery of Southern California wich is a leading nursery for Satsuki azaleas and camellias. The flowers appear from e ...
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 - 1m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea x
Orchidea Empress is a gorgeous name for a gorgeous azalea. It is another of late flowering hybrids, this time with bright pink, hose-in-hose flowers that appear from about mid June for 3-4 weeks. It is never the whole shrub blooming, individual buds burst out continuously one by ...
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 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea x
Royal Pink is a great name for a great plant. This Japanese azalea offers very large, double flowers of clear pink colour. They are 8-9 cm across and come out from mid May until early June. In late May the shrub is literally flooded by the profusion of flowers that almost comple ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea x
If you are fond of summer-flowering hybrid azaleas then this variety can easily become a jewel in your garden. Its name is Summer Sun and it is another Satsuki azalea. Soft red flowers look very attractive on the background of deep green foliage. They open in late June or early ...
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 - 1.3m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea x
Verbania is a medium late hybrid azalea named after a spa town from North Italy, close to a nursery where it originated. It makes medium large, hose in hose, creamy white flowers with a very elegant, thin, salmon pink margi ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Berberis buxifolia
This low shrub is an attractive form of barberry. The main feature that distinguishes it from others is evergreen foliage. The leaves are 2-3 cm long, bright green, oblong or ovate with spiny tips. Unlike other barberries it has only very small thorns or is entirely spineless. Older leaves may turn ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Berberis linearifolia
Orange King is one of my favourite ‘royal couple’ barberry variety, right next to Apricot Queen. It makes a plentiful of small but fantastic deep oran ...
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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Berberis x frikartii
Amstelveen is a Dutch variety of Frikart’s barberry from around 1960. It is a low, compact, fast growing shrub with elegant, arching branches. They are densely covered with small, 2-3 cm long, elliptic leaves with a s ...
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Berberis x lologensis
Apricot Queen is a popular variety of Lolog’s barberry producing incredible quantity of rich golden-orange flowers in May. They are about 2cm long, and hang in clusters of 3-7 flowers under every leaf so you can imagine how glowing it is in full bloom. Flower ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 3m 1 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buxus sempervirens
Elegantissima brings light and colour into darker places. It has richly varigated leaves, their margins are creamy white or almost butter-yellow. It is ideal to light up dark corners or highlight borders with other evergreen shrubs of only green colour. It mixes well with broadleaves a ...
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
Camellia
Ashton’s Pride is an autumn flowering camellia from the Ashton series bred by dr. Ackerman. It is a cross between a very hardy species camellia oleifera (cv. Plain Jane) and camellia sasanqua (cv. Santozaki). It produ ...
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 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia
Black Lace is an older and proved variety of hardy camellia, in fact one of the best reds available. Its is a hybrid of c.reticulata and c.williamsii and has so far withstood -20C. Its fully double, dahlia-like flowers are ...
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 - 2.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia
Spring Festival is one of the most valued hardy camellia hybrids (cuspidata hybrid) with double, pink flowers. They are not very large but appear in profusion from early April for 6 to 8 weeks if the plant has enough buds. ...
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 6b   (down to -21C) 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 6   (down to -23C) 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 7   (down to -18C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia japonica
Kuro Delight is a spring flowering hardy camellia from dr. Ackerman, perhaps the darkest red among the hardy varieties. It is a seedling of c. japonica ‚Kuro-tsubaki‘ x ‚Variety Z‘ that first flowere ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1.3 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campanula portenschlagiana 'Planet'
AMBELLA® PURPLE is an evergreen bellflower plant with deep violet blue flowers from early summer until late autumn, or even early winter if its beginning is mild. The colder the weather the darker the flowers. Leaves a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.2m 0.4 - 0.8m 4   (down to -34C) 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 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 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 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 7   (down to -18C) 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 - 2.5m 1 - 1.5m 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 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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Daphne cneorum
Garland flower is best cultivated as a rocky plant in the garden. It forms neat, low cushions with densely leaved, erect branches if grown in full sun. At their tips appear clusters of immensely fragrant flowers in late spring. Small leaves are evergreen, lance-sha ...
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 - 0.8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Daphne x transatlantica
Summer Ice is a variegated form of hybrid daphne caucasica found by Bob Tichnor of Oregon State University’s North Willamette Research and Extension Centre in Oregon, USA. The source does not say whether the plant is ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Delosperma congestum
Gold Nugget is an iceplant variety with rich yellow flowers, 2-3 cm across, flowering in masses from late spring until midsummer, later flowers appear sporadically. Iceplant loves sunny and dry locations, excess watering ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.1m 0.2 - 0.4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Delosperma cooperi
Jewel of Desert is a fantastic iceplant series with various colours including white, yellow, several shades of orange, pink and red. Flowers are 2-4 cm across, and bloom continuously for 5 months! From late May until early ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.1m 0.3 - 0.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei
This evergreen silverthorn is a hybrid of e.macrophylla and e.pungens. Its leathery leaves emerge beige-grey and mature to glossy dark green with lots of grey dots making it look like stardusted. Thanks to the foliage it is sometimes called Russian ol ...
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
Elaeagnus x ebbingei
Compacta is a recent selection of Evergreen (Ebbing's) silverthorn, very probably of Italian origin (not confirmed). Unlike its mother plant - the species of Ebbing's silverthorn - it makes a compact and well-behaved shrub ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei
Compacta is a recent selection of Ebbing's silverthorn, very probably of Italian origin (not confirmed). Unlike its mother plant - the species of Ebbing's silverthorn - it makes a compact and well-behaved shrub without over ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei
Evergreen silverthorns are attractive shrubs of mild climates of Europe. They are valued for vigorous growth and coloured leaves. Eleador® is a new, patented variety with almost yellow leaves, margined dark green with lighter green highlights. They are leathery, but thin ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1.3 - 1.8m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei
Gilt Edge is a beautiful variety of this evergreen silverthorn. It has ovate, up to 10 cm long, leathery but thin leaves that are deep green in the middle and bright yellow at margins. Newly emerging leaves and twigs are silvery-beige. Apart from the foliage this plant is also i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.8 - 3m 1 - 2m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei
Limelight is my personal favourite among evergreen silverthorns. It has ovate, up to 10 cm long, leathery but thin leaves that are bright yellow in the middle and deep green at margins. The area between the centres and margins is light, soft green so the overall effect is 3-colo ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Abrela'
MARYLINE® is a trade name for a striking selection of evergreen silverthorn, found by Albert Brenelire in France. It is a very bushy, upright growing, evergreen shrub with irregularly variegated leaves. They are leath ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Viveleg'
Viveleg silverthorn is a bushy, upright growing, evergreen shrub with irregularly variegated leaves. They are leathery, oval to ovate, partially undulated, and glossy. The centres are dark green, the margins are rich yellow ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Viveleg'
Viveleg silverthorn is a bushy, upright growing, evergreen shrub or small tree with irregularly variegated leaves. They are leathery, oval to ovate, partially undulated, and glossy. The centres are dark green, the margins 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
Euonymus fortunei
Emerald'n'Gold spindle has bright green leaves in the centre and vivid yellow edges that often override the green colour giving a golden effect to the whole shrub. In autumn and winter majority of leaves turn pink or purple ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Euonymus fortunei 'Interbolwi'
As it happens with many other cultivars, BLONDY®, too, was a matter of coincidence. It happened when gardener Gus Bolwijn found one branch on Sunspot variety showing distinctly different, very colourful leaves. This sport was then successfully cloned and we can now offer a very at ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Euonymus japonicus 'Benkomasaki'
GREEN ROCKET is a Japanese spindle selection introduced to market around 2000. It exhibits a strictly upright habit with neatly erect branches, densely covered with 3 cm long, oval, deep green, highly glossy, evergreen leav ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 0.5 - 0.8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Festuca glauca 'Casblue'
INTENSE BLUE® is a blue fescue of a striking colour. It was bred by Allure Tuinplanten and Amigra from the Netherlands. It was found in 2005 and introduced three years later. The plant makes well-behaved, symmetrical, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.4m 0.2 - 0.3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Gardenia jasminoides
Gardenia is a well-known indoor plant with fantastic fragrance. However, in 1990s a few breeders came with selections that were supposed to grow happily outdoors, too. Among those Kleim’s Hardy was one of the first truly successful attempts. Kleim’s Hardy is a s ...
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 7   (down to -18C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hebe
Golden Esk is a whipcord type hebe. It produces sprays of cypress-like branches covered with tiny, scale-like leaves of bright green colour that changes to golden yellow or even honey yellow in autumn and winter. The branches grow upright with elegantly drooping their tops. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hebe ('Emerald Green')
Green Globe is a true gem among hebes. This variety, though relatively new to the market, has become one of the best-selling hebes ever. Its dominant feature is a deep but yet warm green colour of tiny, scaly leaves and mounding habit. This hebe does not flower. It can be used a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.4m 0.6 - 0.8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hebe odora (h.buxifolia)
This hebe has two names: hebe odora or hebe buxifolia. I suppose that the other one is closer to what it really looks like although the first one is a preferred botanical version. Its leaves and habit really resembles box shrubs. Evergreen leaves are mid green, small and densely cover the bra ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hebe pinguifolia
Pinguifolia hebe is probably one of the hardiest hebes of our climate (zone 6). It bears small, blue-green leaves and makes a mounding shrub, useful as a ground cover or a beautiful feature of a heather border. In early summer and often in early autumn it is covere ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.4m 0.4 - 1m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hedera colchica
Dentata Variegata is a showy large-leaved variety of Persian ivy with varigated foliage. The evergreen leaves are about 12x12 cm large, heart shaped, pale green, mottled white, with rich creamy-white margins. Its aerial ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 1 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hedera colchica
Sulphur Heart is another attractive large-leaved variety of Persian ivy with varigated foliage. The evergreen leaves are almost a size of an adult man's palm, heart shaped, leathery, slightly glossy, dark green at margins a ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hedera helix
“Arborescens” is a shrubby ivy that represents an adult stage of common ivy hedera helix. It means that it stopped climbing and started flowering. The leaves are glossy, bright green when young and turning to dark green as they mature. They are diamond-shaped ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hedera helix
Green Ripple is an attractive variety of self-clinging English ivy. It has mid-sized, deep green leaves with 3 or 5 lobes and rippled margins. Another conspicuous feature are creamy veins inside the leaves. Branches produce ...
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
Hedera helix
White Ripple is one of three (so far) attractive varieties of the Ripple ivy series. It has mid-sized, deep green leaves with creamy white variegation and marbling. They have acumin ...
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
Hedera hibernica
Irish ivy has large, upto 15cm long and wide 3- and 5-lobed leaves of deep green colour. It is suitable as a climbing plant for walls and fences as well as a superb groundcover. It prefers alkaline, moist, semi-fertile soil that is well drained. It is hardy to min. -29C (USDA zone 5), howeve ...
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
Helianthemum
Ben Hope rock rose is a fantastic subshrub (woody perennial) producing masses of vibrant magenta pink flowers in June and July. They have 5 petals and a yellow centre. Its evergreen, rosemary-like leaves are dark green, sho ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.2m 0.3 - 0.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helianthemum
Rock roses are popular ground-covering perennials available in many attractive colours. Lawrencon's Pink is a cute variety with soft pink flowers decorated with a small orange eye in the centre and numerous short yellow sta ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.2m 0.5 - 0.8m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helianthemum
Rock roses are popular ground-covering perennials available in many attractive colours. Supreme is a variety formerly known as Red Orient. It produces small, only about 2 cm wide fl ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.2m 0.5 - 0.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helianthemum
Rock roses are popular ground-covering perennials available in many attractive colours. The Bride is a variety with snow white flowers decorated with an elegant pale lemon yellow flare around the centre. They open from nodd ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.2m 0.3 - 0.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helianthemum
Rock roses are very popular semi-woody perennials. Wisley Pink is an early, mound-forming variety with large, soft pink flowers already from mid May. They open from nodding buds for about 4 weeks. The number of flowers is e ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.2m 0.5 - 0.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helianthemum
Rock roses are popular ground-covering perennials available in many attractive colours. Wisley Primrose is a another rock rose variety named after the RHS garden at Wisley. It makes shiny ...
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 - 0.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helleborus foetidus
Stinking hellebore, stinkwort or even dungwort - these are all very charming names for a beautiful hellebore species which has the only frailty: the flowers or crushed leaves don't really smell that nice. Ok, now that we know it we won't put our noses closer, but w ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.5m 0.3 - 0.4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helleborus orientalis
Double Ellen® Green is a unique hellebore variety with bright chartreuse green semi-double flowers. The centre is decorated with numerous white stamens. Flowers come out according to weather, mostly from February until ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helwingia chinensis
Broad-Leaved-Form is a simple name for a variety of Chinese helwingia found in 1990’s. It has larger and broader leaves as opposed to its narrow-leaved sister var. chinensis. They are evergreen, very glossy, shallowly ...
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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helwingia chinensis var.
Chinese helwingia, var. chinensis, was first described by Batalin in 1893. It is a hardy species found in North Burma, West and Central China (Yunnan, Szechuan, Kansu, Kweichou, Hupeh). For me it is the most attractive one ...
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
Heuchera
Marmalade, yummy! This coral bells variety looks tasty indeed. It emerges coppery orange in spring - looks like orange marmalade, and gains salmon pink shades throughout the season, mostly on the reverse of the leaves which ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.5m 0.3 - 0.4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Iberis
Pink Ice™ is a lovely hybrid variety of candytuft with profusion of soft pink flowers atop 10-15 cm tall stems. They last for a long time and new buds appear along the stems when you trim the plant cutting away faded ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.2m 0.3 - 0.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex
Dragonskin is a male holly discovered by Ingo Sthreneberg in his greenhouse, in German nursery town Wiesmoor, it was first introduced at Rhodo 2010. It is a mutation of i. aguifolium ‘Angustifolia’ and obviousl ...
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
Ilex
Malcolm S. Whipple is a hybrid male holly which originated in Colvos Creek Nursery, Washington, USA. It was named after Malcolm Whipple (1925-2019), a farmer and horticulturist, who loved plants and gardens, and when he ret ...
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 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex
Mary Nell is a hybrid holly from the USA, bred by Joe McDaniels in Tom Dodd Nursery in Alabama in 1962. It is a cross between large-leaved holly ilex latifolia and hybrid holly Red Delight which is a cross between ilex corn ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 1.5 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex
Nellie R. Stevens holly is one of the most cultivate hardy hollies worldwide simply because it is beautiful and versatile. It is a cross between English holly (ilex aquifolium) and Chinese holly (ilex cornuta). It grows rel ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 1.5 - 2.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex (maximowicziana var.kanehirae)
This Japanese holly is a unique species formerly known as ilex mutchagara. Its correct Latin name is far too long and a bit complicated to both pronounce and spell, hence its modern trade name IMPALA® holly. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 0.5 - 1m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
This holly seems to have identity crisis. In the book of varieties there are two names - Myrtifolia Aurea Maculata and Angustifolia Aurea Maculata. Both mean basically the same: narrow-leaved spotted gold. Well, I recon there must have been a reason t ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
Argentea Marginata is an attractive varigated holly which looks great in every garden. It enhances every evergreen composition, and lightens up shady corners. The shape and size of the leaves are the same as on the common holly, and they have creamy margins along the sharp, toot ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 4m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
Harpune is another novelty among English hollies. It is a mutation of another variety called Alaska. The main difference is in the leaves which are not spiny along the margins, but only have a medium sharp tip. They are narrowly elliptic, mid to dark green and very glossy. Harpu ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
Heckenzwerg is a fantastic holly novelty bred by Holger Hachmann in early 1990’s as a cross between Myrtifolia holly and
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
Ingramii is a male English holly variety whose origin I did not manage to find. There are notes about its existence yet before 2000 but it appears to be commercially attractive only from about 2015 or so. It makes heavily ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
J.C.van Tol variety, more than any other holly, is known for making almost spineless leaves when the plant reaches a height of abt. 1m. They are glossy, deep green to olive green on the undersides. It is a female veriety bearing showy, bright red berries that appear abundant ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
Some hollies are not sought-after for their colourful fruits but other features which make them unique and which may highlight your garden with. Myrtifolia holly is a quite rare, male cultivar of common holly. It has deep green, narrow, super glossy leaves that are regularly ...
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 - 1.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
Nigricans is a rare variety of English holly which belongs to aquifolium group but produces foliage that is much closer to blue hollies (x meserveae hybrids). Its evergreen leaves are highly glossy, leathery, narrowly ovate ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 1 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
Pyramidalis Aureomarginata is an attractive variegated sport of Pyramidalis holly. It produces highly glossy, evergreen leaves with deep green centres and thick ye ...
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
Ilex aquifolium
Pyramidalis is a lush variety of English holly cultivated especially in upper Germany and Benelux where winters are mild and where cities and parks are more profusely decorated with evergreen trees and shrubs. It is valued ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
Rubricaulis Aurea is supposed to be the hardiest holly from the aquifolium group with varigated foliage. The leaves are deep green in the centre with rich yellow, spiny margins which turn pink in cold months. It is a female variety which bears red fruits in the autumn. To do ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
White Cream is a fantastic new variety of holly. It was bred in Germany by Ingo Sthrenberg. White Cream is a natural mutation of another English holly called Myrtifolia, hence its spiny margins. The leaves are bright creamy white in the centres, changing through light green t ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium (syn. 'Waterer's Gold')
Watereriana or Waterer’s Gold is a beautiful variety of male English holly. It is a slow growing gem with variegated foliage. Its evergreen leaves are dark green in the centre ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex colchica
Black Sea holly lives naturally in the regions of Balkan Peninsula, Caucasus, and some parts of Turkey. It is becoming less and less common in the wild mainly because of excess exploitation of forests which make the typical microclimate for this holly. It used to b ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1.5 - 2.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex cornuta (syn. 'Needlepoint')
Anicet Delcambre is a Chinese holly often sold under its alternative English name Needlepoint. Its leaves almost completely lack sharp spines, they are entire with only one tip. The ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1.5 - 2.5m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex crenata
Convexa is a variety of Japanese box-leaved holly which is most popular with bonsai growers and is ideal for topiaries. Compared to the species it grows denser and more compact so when pruned or clipped it never leaves an empty hole. The very glossy leaves are mid to dark green, 1-2 cm long, they ar ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1.3 - 1.8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
ilex crenata
This holly is a popular variety for Japanese bonsai. It has dark green, glossy leaves similar to box. This cultivar has upright habit without pruning and is rather slim. It is very popular for evergreen groups with spreading or groundcovering shrubs, for patios or front gardens. Fruits are small, gl ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 0.3 - 0.8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex crenata
Golden Gem variety is a low, dense shrub with bright golden-yellow top leaves, leaving the bottom ones dark green. This bicolour effect is very elegant. Leaves are small and glossy, gently serrated at margins. Fruits, if any, are small, glossy black berries in autumn. Pruning is possi ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.5 - 1m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex crenata 'Icoprins11'
DARK GREEN is a Japanese holly variety which says it all in a name. Evergreen, small, oval leaves are very dark green, handsome, and glossy, and appear along deep purple red stems. Being a female variety, it produces profus ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 3m 1 - 2.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex pedunculosa
Being addicted to special and rare plants I could not miss this unique holly which comes from the USA and is extremely hard to find in Europe. I cannot figure out why knowing that it proves to be one of the hardiest and at the same time utterly beautiful evergreen plants. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 1.5 - 2.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex rotunda 'Minzong'
RED DOT is one of my most beloved holly varieties. It was born in French nursery Minier and patented in Europe as EU54100 in 2020. It makes handsome foliage than not many other hollies can beat. Its evergreen leaves are 4-6 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x altaclerensis
Balearica is another large-leaved Highclere holly. It has dark green and highly glossy leaves that are broadly ovate, evergreen, leathery, shallowly spined at margins, and decorated with conspicuous light green veins. New f ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 1.5 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x altaclerensis
Camelliifolia is a beautiful and robust plant that is not very new worldwide but has not yet been in wide cultivation in Europe. Which is a pity. It is an elegant and densely leaved, evergreen holly with entire, mostly spineless, elliptic, camellia-like leaves with a hard tip. T ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 4m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x altaclerensis
Golden King holly is a beautiful and easy to grow shrub with almost spineless leaves. They are oval to rounded, deep green in the centre and richly varigated yellow at the margins. The colder the weather, the deeper yellow margins. Golden King name, however, is a sort of a screw-up: this p ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x altaclerensis
Lawsoniana is my favourite. It is a female, variegated version of male plant Hendersonii which is just green. The leaves of Lawsoniana are deep green at the margins, grading through light green towards bright yellow centres. They are curled which gives the plant an extraordinary appear ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 4m 1 - 2.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x altaclerensis
Wilsonii is a rare variety of Highclere holly. It bears 5-7 cm long, oval to oblong, deep green and very glossy leaves. They are mildly spiny when young and lose spines as the plant grows taller than 1m, then new leaves become mostly entire with just one sharp tip. It is a femal ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x koehneana
Chestnut Leaf is probably the most common variety when you happen to come across a Koehne holly in Europe early 21st century. I am giving this date deliberately in case you are reading this article in 2050 or later, laughing how come that we used to be so deprived having just one Koehne holly then. ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 6m 1.5 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x meserveae
Blue Prince® is probably the most popular variety of all so-called blue hollies. It is a male plant that does not produce fruits but is a pollinator for female plants of this group (e.g. Blue Princess). On the other hand, it grows faster than female varieties and has larger ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x meserveae
We are always happy to hear about any success as far as increasing plants hardiness. And when it happens and a new plant variety is hardy and at the same time beautiful we are lost for words. Casanova® is the one that left us speechless. It is a brand new variety that was only in 2 ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x meserveae
Jade Star is an attractive version of a blue holly with variegated leaves. It was found by W.Renken in 1994 as a sport of another very popular blue holly variety Blue ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x meserveae
Little Stranger is a rare, compact growing blue holly variety from Germany. It is an upright, slow growing shrub with evergreen foliage. Leaves are very dark green, narrowly lance-shaped, almost spineless or just gently ser ...
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x meserveae 'Mondo'
Little Rascal® is a beautiful new variety of blue holly, found in US nursery Monrovia in 1996 as a natural mutation of another blue holly called Blue Boy. The plant exhibits unique features, distinctly different ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x meserveae ('Mesgolg')
GOLDEN GIRL ® is probably the first ever patented holly with yellow berries in the world, US plant patent 7652 from 1990, as a cross between ilex aquifolium Fructa Luteaand ilex rugosa . Yellow fruits are an awesome feature because it never happened with any other blue ho ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 4m 1 - 2.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x meserveae ('Mesid')
Blue Maid® is a female variety of blue holly. It produces abundance of tiny, white flowers in spring that are followed by attractive berries in autumn. They are bright red and glossy, and remain on the plant until the ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3.5m 1 - 1.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x meserveae (Castle Spire™)
Heckenfee® is a new variety of blue holly from Germany, bred by Hans Hachmann and patented only in 2000. It is a female variety of its male form Heckenstar. This means that this cross produces berries. Outside Europe it is distributed under trade name Castle Spire™. ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia angustifolia
Sheep laurel is a dwarf version of mountain laurel and comes from southeastern parts of the USA. The leaves look like miniature laurel hence its name. Rubra is probably the best-known variety. It produces masses of deep pin ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.4 - 0.8m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Bandeau is a mountain laurel variety of striking colour of flowers. They are very large – 2-3 cm across – and come out from pink buds. They bear a dark maroon band on almost white background sporadically decorat ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 1 - 1.3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Big Boy is a unique variety of mountain laurel bred by Arthur A.Wright and introduced in 1991. Its predominant feature are its large, evergreen leaves – they are 10-12 cm long and up to 4 cm wide. This makes the plant ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Carousel is an attractive mountain laurel variety bred by Richard Jaynes, and introduced in 1982. It has medium-sized flowers with irregular, deep maroon, dotted corolla on white background. Buds are grayish white and open ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
/b>Elf is a dwarf variety of mountain laurel. It grows slowly but very dense, making almost white flowers with a thin pink circle in the middle. Buds are white or very pale pink. Leathery leaves are small, narrow, laurel-like, pointed, mid green and partly glossy. There are man ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
You needn’t be a mountain laurel collector to fall for this new variety from the first sight. Its name is Ginkona and it has the largest flowers ever seen on this plant. They are up to 4 cm across, almost white with deep burgundy brown blotches that may join in a band 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 - 1.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Kaleidoscope is another mountain laurel with dark-coloured flowers. They are mostly dark cinnamon red to deep burgundy red with a conspicuous white margin, and open from deep red buds. It was bred by Richard Jaynes in 1987. Leathery leaves are elongated, flat, medium green. This ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 1 - 1.8m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Little Linda is a bit older variety of mountain laurel bred by Richard Jaynes in 1982. It was awarded AGM (Award of Garden Merit) by the Royal Horticultural Society in England in 2002. Its female parent is Star Cluster whic ...
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 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Minuet bears large flowers with cinnamon red corolla and almost white centre and margins. Buds are light pink to pale red. Leathery leaves are narrow, laurel-like, pointed, mid green and partly glossy. There are many cultivars combining all sorts of red, pink and burgundy shades wi ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 0.8 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Moyland is a new variety of mountain laurel from 2009 named after a castle near the city of Kleve, Germany. Its parents are the same as for another spectacular variety with dark leaves called Mitternacht. Moyland, however, has only light pink leaves with conspicuous blotches aro ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Nani is a mountain laurel variety from 1994, named in 2007 after the grandmother of Karl Hbber’s wife, hence Nani has nothing to do with ‘nana’ commonly used for dwarf plants. Nani mountain laurel has str ...
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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
Kalmia latifolia
Olympic Fire has larger flowers of pink colour opening from deep pink or almost red buds. Leathery leaves are narrow, laurel-like, pointed, mid green and partly glossy, with slightly wavy margins. There are many cultivars combining all sorts of red, pink and burgundy shades with whi ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Ostbo Red is a very popular variety with the darkest red buds. Flowers are pink and make aperfect contrast with dark red buds. Leathery leaves are narrow, laurel-like, pointed, mid green and partly glossy. There are many cultivars combining all sorts of red, pink and burgundy shade ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Pinwheel is a unique variety with regular, star-shaped, crimson to burgundy red marbling inside the flower. The margins are almost white same as the buds. Leathery leaves are narrow, laurel-like, pointed, mid green and partly glossy. There are many cultivars combining all sorts of ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Rosenquarz is a mountain laurel variety from Germany, bred by Dr.Karl-Heinz Hbbers in 1993 and introduced 5 years later. Its name in German means rose quarz which refers to flower colour - clear pink like cotton candy. The ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 0.8 - 1.3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Tad is a large flowered mountain laurel variety bred by Dr.Karl-Heinz Hbbers in 2002. The flowers are rich burgundy red with silvery white margins, and silvery grey colour of closed buds. There are up to 140 flowers in a t ...
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 - 1.3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Zebulon is a mountain laurel bred by Karl-Heinz Hbbers in 2003, and introduced 6 years later. It is a cross between large-flowered Ginkona, and white-flowered Peppermint. The result bears rich trusses with up to 100 indivi ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 1 - 1.3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lavandula angustifolia
Exalting the beauty of lavender is like carrying coals to Newcastle. So let us cut down the story to a few words about its habit and cultivation. This lavender is the main species from which other varieties come from. It is a f ...
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 - 0.6m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lavandula angustifolia
Essence Purple is a compact lavender variety which forms an evenly rounded bush without fallen stems. It is about 40 cm tall and still very compact and very dense. Fragrant flowers are rich lavender violet and appear from J ...
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
Lavandula angustifolia
The very first time we saw Felice lavender it was obvious that it would be a bestseller. A compact plant with plenty of flowers and the most important feature above all - so fragrant! It releases its scent without touching ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.3m 0.3 - 0.4m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lavandula angustifolia
Hidcote is a very popular variety of lavender with the brightest violet-blue flowers. It forms a compact and dense clump, ideal for beds where tall and leggy perennial is not required. Evergreen leaves are narrow, silvery blue-green. You can remove the stalks with spent flowers ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lavandula angustifolia
Munstead is a name for several plant varieties, all of which are somehow linked with Munstead Heath in southern Surrey, England, where Gertrude Jekyll's house called Munstead Wood was located. The house and garden were designed by Sir Edwin E. Lutyens and bu ...
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 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lavandula angustifolia
Exalting the beauty of lavender is like carrying coals to Newcastle. So let' concentrate on something special: white varieties. White flowering varieties of lavender are still a bit unusual yet very handsome. They are fast grow ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucothoe 'Lipsbolwi'
RED LIPS® is a leucothoe novelty from 1999. It was discovered by A.L.Ch. Bolwijn in Putten, the Netherlands, as a natural mutation of a 15 years older variety
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucothoe 'Zebenard'
LOVITA is a unique variety of leucothoe. Its evergreen leaves are narrowly ovate to short lanceolate with a distinct tip. Their colour is bright burgundy red as they emerge, maturing to dark olive green in summer, and turni ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1.3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucothoe 'Zeblid®'
Scarletta® is probably the top variety of leucothoe with lance-shaped, glossy leaves that emerge bronze or red, change to mid green in summer, and turn red in autumn and deep burgundy red in winter. It dislikes direct sunlight. However, if grown in full sun, it has to be we ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucothoe axillaris
Curly Red® variety comes from Dutch town Boskoop where it was found as a naturally occurring mutation among plants of another variety named SCARLETTA®. It was fits introduced in 2003 and received the award of “most st ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucothoe fontanesiana
Makijaz leucothoe is a small, mound-forming evergreen shrub with narrowly elliptic, mid green leaves that are marbled white. The ratio between white and green is quite irregular making every leaf unique. In spring new folia ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.4 - 0.8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucothoe fontanesiana
Rainbow is a multicoloured variety of leucothoe. It has mid green leaves with rich, creamy white variegation / marbling. New leaves emerge bright pink and in autumn they gain burgundy red shades. Rainbow flowers quite reliably with 5-7 cm long racemes of pieris-like flowers. It ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucothoe keiskei
Royal Ruby is a leucothoe variety that can be used as an attractive groundcover with larger leaves. They are elongated, glossy, and green in summer, gaining burgundy red shades at the leaf margins, and from colder days of autumn completely changing to deep burgundy red for the w ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.5 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucothoe keiskei 'Opstal16'
HALLOWEEN is a compact Japanese leukotoe producing unusually narrow leaves. They are evergreen, leathery, acuminate, narrowly lance-shaped, and very glossy. When they emerge in mid spring and several more times during the s ...
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucothoe keiskei 'Opstal50'
BURNING LOVE® leucothoe is a keiskei species i.e. it makes narrowly lanceolate leaves with a conspicuous tip. They are evergreen, leathery, very glossy, and change colours from crimso ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lewisia cotyledon
Lewisia is a beautiful succulent plant from North America. Cotyledon hybrids are probably the most popular, offering a wide range of colours. Elise is a variety with slightly taller stems reaching some 10-15 cm long and not ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.1m 0.2 - 0.3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lonicera crassifolia
Thick-leaved evergreen honeysuckle comes from China and has small but very pretty and glossy leaves. They are rounded, rich green with purple margins in summer and dark purple red in autumn and winter. Little Honey® is ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.1m 0.5 - 1m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lonicera nitida
Maigrn is a German variety of box honeysuckle valued for its unbeatable bright green, evergreen leaves that are a little larger than those on the species. The plant exhibits a more compact growth with arching branches that ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora
Ferruginea is a southern magnolia variety with large, 24-26 cm across, creamy white, lotus-like flowers whose fragrance attracts not only bees and other insects, but also most perfume producers and every passer-by, especial ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 8m 3 - 5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora
Francois Treyve evergreen magnolia is more compact than the species. It bears deep green, glossy, broadly ovate or almost rounded leaves with cinnamon-brown leathery undersides that protect them from drying winds and cold. Flowers appear from the first hot and sunny days of summer. The ...
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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
Magnolia grandiflora
Evergreen - bull bay magnolias are the queens of flowering trees. We choose the most beautiful and at the same time the hardiest varieties. Ever since Little Gem bull ...
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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
Magnolia grandiflora
Little Gem is an evergreen magnolia which is smaller in every aspect but offers more of everything. The glossy, leathery leaves are numerous, making the plant very dense. They are deep green with distinct rusty underneath. ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1.5 - 2.5m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora
Evergreen magnolias are the queens of flowering trees. We choose the most beautiful and at the same time the hardiest varieties available. MarylandMarylandwhich offers something unique – different leaf colour as it is ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 8m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora
Purpan® is possibly the fastest growing bull bay magnolia in Europe. It makes large, leathery, deep green and glossy leaves with thin rusty brown indumentum on the undersides. Once established it can grow half a meter ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 10m 3 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora
Samuel Sommer is an exceptional evergreen magnolia praised for both its beauty as well as durability. During the first decade of its existence it proved resistant to cold, strong wind, and freezing rain and snow. It belongs ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 8m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora
ALTA® is a gorgeous southern magnolia of dense habit and narrowly columnar, very elegant shape that looks like a candle flame. From the first hot days of summer large – 20-24 cm across, creamy white, strongly swe ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora ('24 Below')
Southern magnolia Twenty Four Below is next to Edith Bogue variety one of the two hardiest evergreen magnolias known to trade. It produces large, 24-28 cm across, c ...
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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
Magnolia grandiflora ('Praecox')
Goliath is bushier than the species. As you can tell by its name, something is going to be extraordinary here. True: the flowers are extremely large, often up to 30 cm wide, strongly fragrant and appear on the plant usually from June, often from late May if ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 8m 3 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Mahonia
Cabaret® is a fantastic new leatherleaf mahonia from 2009. It produces 10-15 cm long, semi-erect racemes of rich orange and yellow flowers that open from deep coral red buds. Unlike other similar mahonias this one has ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.3m 0.5 - 1m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Mahonia aquifolium
Oregon grape is an evergreen shrub with leathery, deep green, highly glossy, pinnate leaves composed of holly-like leaflets with serrated or thorny leaf margins, and mainly beautiful flowers that come out in profusion every year in April. They are deep sulphur yell ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 1.8m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Mahonia bealei (mahonia japonica Bealei)
Leatherleaf mahonia is an attractive, architectural shrub. It has distinctive and coarse, bold foliage. The evergreen leaves are pinnate, mid green to almost blue-green and only partly glossy. They have sharp spines along the margins. This mahonia is hardier for zone 6 as opposed to hybrid ho ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ophiopogon planiscapus (Ebony Night, Black Dragon)
Mondo grass is a highly attractive evergreen perennial from China and Japan. It is cultivated for handsome, strap-like foliage. Niger is a variety offering narrow, flat, grass-like leaves of extremely deep purple, almost bl ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.3m 0.3 - 0.4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Osmanthus fragrans f.
This unique sweet olive is a mid-sized or large, well-branched shrub with thin, flexible twigs which withstand heavy, wet snow without breaking. Its evergreen leaves are leathery, oblong-lance-shaped, medium to dark green, not very glossy, but exceptionally large: ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 4m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Tricolor'
If you like the features of hollies such as toothed leaves, dense habit, and the fact that they are in leaf all year, you will love this plant: sometimes called false holly, osmanthus has rather dentate leaves than spiny, although touching it is not the best plan for Sunday afternoon. < ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.3m 0.5 - 1.3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Osmanthus x burkwoodii
Burkwood's sweet olive is a garden hybrid between Chinese osmanthus delavayi and Turkish osmanthus decorus. It is more beautiful and tougher than either of its parents. It boasts dense habit, profuse flowering, and handsome foliage. Evergreen leaves a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1.5 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Osmanthus x fortunei (o.aquifolium)
Fortune's osmanthus is a cross between o.heterophyllus (small, very spiny leaves) and o.fragrans (large, entire leaves). It was first brought from Japan to Europe to Holland Philipp Franz von Siebold in 1856. Over the years its name has developed from osmanthus aq ...
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 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Phillyrea angustifolia
Narrow-leaved mock privet is another typical plant of so-called macchia vegetation found in dry and hot, rocky slopes of South Europe, i.e. plants which cope extremely well with long-lasting drought and are usually unattacked by wild animals. This mock privet has n ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1.5 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Phlox
MacDaniel's Cushion is possibly the top favourite rich pink variety of moss phlox. Its flowers are rich neon pink and open from late April on dense, emerald green cushions of evergreen leaves. It is quite compact, however, ...
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 - 1.5m 2   (down to -45C) 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
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
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 '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
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
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
Lustrous green foliage of Valley Valentine pieris complements extraordinary deep rose-pink flowers which come out from late March till early April. They are urn-shaped, sweetly scented, composed in long, pendent racemes, and last for 2-4 weeks. Deadhead spent flowers immediately after ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) 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
Pieris japonica 'Ppobas'
POLAR PASSION® is a lily-of-the-valley shrub with dark purple pink flowers in dense racemes. Individual flowers are urn-shaped, slightly fragrant, and come out from late March for 6-8 weeks. Evergreen leaves are narrow ...
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
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 polyblepharum
Japanese tassel fern belongs to the evergreen group. Its leaves are hardy to about -20C if sheltered from sun and wind. In any case the plant is fully hardy to about -30C. Upright growing leaves are long fronds made of dark green, glossy, leathery leaflets, often with hairy indumentum on the rever ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Potentilla tridentata (sibbaldiopsis)
Nuuk is a pretty evergreen perennial cinquefoil with glossy foliage and numerous white flowers. The leaves are distinctly divided into 3 leaflets, each of them decorated with 3 small lobes at the tip. They are rich green, g ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.2m 0.3 - 0.5m 1   (down to -46C) 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
“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 probably the best known and the hardiest selection among cherry laurels. It is a small, healthy shrub, which predominantly spreads to sides. It reaches no more than 1,5m in many years, therefore can be used be used for planting under trees or as a ground cover. Pointed leav ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 2 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) 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 '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 laurocerasus ('Castlewellan')
If you like cherry laurels, all of them will look boring next to this specialty. Marbled White is an extraordinary variety with creamy white marbled leaves. They are quite large and for the best contrast it should be placed in semi-shade or shade. This shrub has upright, pyramid ...
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 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
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
Quercus ilex
Holm oak or holly oak (holm is an old word for holly) is native to the Mediterranean and is spread from southern parts of Italy, France, Spain and Portugal, to west Balkan and milder parts of North Africa. It used to form vast are ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 15m 6 - 8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus ilex
Holm oak is a natural species, not a hybrid in spite of two specific names in its Latin title. Around 2000 Tranquillo Matteini discovered a single seedling of different characteristics in his nursery in Pistoia, Italy. After a few years of growing and testing it tu ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 12m 4 - 8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus myrsinifolia
Bamboo-leaf oak, or sometimes also called Chinese evergreen oak is a rare evergreen tree that is not widely used in cultivation in Europe which is a great pity. It has evergreen, bamboo-like, lance-shaped, narrow leaves that emerge bronze-purple and mature to a dark green. Compared to cherry ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 8m 3 - 6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus rhysophylla
Mexican oak is not a widespread tree. It is not listed in many encyclopedias in America and is almost non existent in Europe as it is too tender to grow in most parts of the old continent. Still, there is a mention in 1979 of a special sport selected from this species. At that time Internet w ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus x turneri
Pseudoturneri is a later variety of Turners oak. Its leaves are very similar to common oak, mid green, shallowly lobed and partly glossy. Compared to its hybrid parent it is a little smaller, hardier, and holds its leaves more reliably over the winter. Still, some leaves may fal ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Sometimes I sense a certain antipathy towards pink flowering rhododendrons, as if there were far too many. Well, I agree that there are a lot of them but they are not always the same pink, ask a painter how many pinks there are. For instance,
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.3 - 1.5m 1.3 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Anna Baldsiefen is a small-flowered rhododendron variety of compact, not dwarf habit. From late April produces masses of clear pink, broadly funnel-shaped, wide-open flowers with conspicuous white stamens. It blooms every y ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.3m 0.5 - 1m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Balalaika is a one of the few sensational varieties which have orange shades in the flower colour. The flower margins are salmon pink, grading through rich orange to deep yellow in the throat. The blooming shrub looks exquisitely but naturally at the same time. For richer flowering and gro ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1.3 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Brigitte is a fantastic rhododendron, no wonder that its breeder Hans Hachmann gave it a girl’s name – I bet the girl was as charming as this piece. Brigitte is a compact and very bushy growing rhododendron that ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.3m 0.8 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Burletta is a fantastic rhododendron variety of the neriiflorum subspecies. It produces rich red, bell-shaped flowers early in the season on the background of dark green leaves with purple to wine-red indumentum on t ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.3m 1 - 1.8m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Caruso rhododendron is a pink-flowering hybrid which, thanks to some yaku-blood in its veins, produces profusion of flowers on a compact plant. The flowers are large, borne in erect trusses, bright pink with delicate red st ...
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
Rhododendron
Cunningham's White is probably the best known white flowering rhododendron hybrid. The upper petal is decorated with multicoloured flare – grading from yellow, green, and brown to deep red. Prolific, year-to-year bloo ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Dagmar is a Czech rhododendron variety bred by Bohumil Kavka in 1965. It is a rather slow growing, compact, evergreen plant with gorgeous flowers. Each inflorescence bears up to 14 soft pink flowers with golden yellow throa ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.3m 0.8 - 1.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Rhododendron Dora Amateis is an old favourite from the USA, bred in 1951 by Edmond Amateis from Brewster, New York. The plant is a cross between r.minus and r.ciliatum, and bears profusion of pure w ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 1 - 1.8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Edelweiss is a Japanese rhododendron that belongs to the Yakushimanum group. These were crossed with the species originally found on Yakushima Island, Japan. It bears rich trusses of large, bell-shaped flowers that open from clear pink buds to only slightly pinkish white ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.8m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Elizabeth Red Foliage is a unique novelty with new leaves of deep burgundy-red colour, just like new foliage of pieris. Funnel-shaped flowers are deep red. For richer flowering and growth dead-head where possible. Rhododendrons are low-maintenance shrubs that will perform superbly provide ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.3 - 1.8m 1.3 - 1.8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
“Germania” attracts you first with leaves that are lighter green and broadly ovate. The huge flowers open from big buds, they have clear pink colour with gentle spotting. It grows bushy, and compact, making a bush wider than tall. It will not grow in full sun. For richer flowering and ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.3m 0.5 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Goldflimmer is another beauty among rhododendrons with variegated leaves. They are deep green with yellow spots and veins in the centre which makes it very attractive all year round. Flowers appear from the end of May until early June. It grows slowly and compact. For richer floweri ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Great Dane belongs among rhododendrons that are cultivated predominantly for their beautiful foliage. As the leaves emerge they are covered with dense, silvery grey indumentum. Customers are sometimes afraid that this film ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Gunter Dinger is a unique rhododendron variety bred by Hans Hachmann in 1995. It was named in honour of the senior chief of Cologne’s garden centre Dinger’s. The flowers represent a very special colour combinati ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.3 - 1.8m 1.5 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
This rhododendron variety is commonly mislabeled as Diadem. It is not correct since the real Diadem originated in England already in 1862 and is white. This one is lilac pink and was bred by Hans Hachmann in Germany more than 100 year later - in 1969. It is a cross ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.8m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Hachmanns Charmant is a charming one with vivid pinky-purple, frilled margins of large flowers. The centres are almost white, the flare is deep red. For richer flowering and growth dead-head where possible. The roots are shallow, spreading to sides in search for nutrients. Never plant the ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1.3 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
This rhododendron is currently the flag ship of Hachmann’s nurseries in Germany. It was bred and introduced by Holger Hachmann in 2009, and named after his late father Hans Hachmann (†2004). It bears uniquely co ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.8m 1.5 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Kalinka is a yakushimanum rhododendron bred by Hans Hachmann in 1983. It flowers are a unique combination of light pink, deeper lilac pink at frilled margins, and orange markings in the throat. They open from almost red bud ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Lavendula is a gentle touch of lilac-lavender colour in your ericaceous border. This slow growing rhododendron is a fantastic piece with medium-sized flowers that are much bigger than the leaves. Those are evergreen and leathery, elliptic with a sharp tip. It is a successful cro ...
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Can you still recall how to dance Macarena? Well, refresh your memory because once you get yourself this gorgeous rhododendron hybrid, you will dance around the bush every other day when it starts blooming. The hose-in-hose flowers are very wide: 9-10 cm, deep golden yellow in t ...
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 6a   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Markeeta's Prize is of the most sought-after red-flowering rhododendron hybrids. The early May flowers are scarlet-red with frilled petals. Evergreen leaves are leathery and dep green. For a good-looking shrub dead-head wh ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Another eye-catching rhododendron variety is Marylou. This one has 5-6 cm wide flowers of many colour shades: beige, yellow, orange and light pink. The depth of colours may change with situation. It grows slowly, in 10 years it will not exceed 60 cm high and about a meter wide. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Moser’s Maroon is a gorgeous rhododendron variety that in spite of being a good old grandpa – bred already in 1922 – it still occupies the top of rhododendron charts. In mid and late spring it produces vib ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.3 - 2.3m 1.3 - 2.3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
“Mrs T.H.Lowinsky” bears gorgeous white flowers with a distinct orange-brown flare. Margins of the petals same as flower buds are lavender pink. Grow in full sun. For richer flowering and growth dead-head where possible. The roots are shallow, spreading to sides in search for nutrient ...
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Nancy Evans is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful yellow-flowering varieties. Its flowers are really yellow, with a deep orange margin and no flare. This variety requires a sheltered position. It can take full sun in summer but will prefer shade in winter ...
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 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Nova Zembla – another old time favourite among the ironclads, this time with bright purple-red flowers with a deep burgundy blotch. On a good site it can grow taller and wider than 2m. For richer flowering and growth dead-head where possible. The roots are shallow, spreading ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.8 - 2.5m 1.8 - 2.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Polarnacht is another sensational rhododendron variety from Hans Hachmann. It has deep purple-violet flowers with purple-black blotch. It grows moderately or slow into a compact shrub of about the same width and height. For richer flowering and growth dead-head where possible ...
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
Rhododendron
Red Impulse is a rhododendron variety from 1999 bred by A.W.Smith. He crossed several red flowering varieties in order to achieve a compact and bushy plant with deep red flowers. The result is breathtaking. Such vibrant red ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 1.3 - 1.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
“Roseum Elegans” is an old time favourite from England, from late 19th century. It has numerous trusses of medium-sized rosy lilac flowers that last for several weeks. Leaves are olive green. For richer flowering and growth dead-head where possible. The roots are shallow, spreading to ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.8 - 2.5m 1.5 - 2.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Red colour on rhododendron flowers is probably the classic which will never get boring. This compact form proves the fact. Scarlet Wonder has loose trusses of cardinal red flowers. Their colour is so vivid and wild that can hardly be left unnoticed. Leaves are very unusual, shor ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 1m 0.5 - 1.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Snipe is an attractive variety of dwarf rhododendron. It is a compact, low growing shrub with profusion of small, elliptic, evergreen leaves of dark olive green colour. After all frosts in first half of spring it produces n ...
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
Rhododendron
Southland is a compact, lepidote rhodododendron hybrid bred by Dr.August Kehr in 1971. It is a cross of r.minus var.chapmanii which ensures heat tolerance along with less demands for watering, and r.keiskei which extends pl ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.5m 0.8 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Tanaga rhododendron is one of those with an interesting colour contrast between the petal colour and the blotch. This hybrid opens its large, funnel-shaped flowers from pale lavender violet buds into lilac pink flowers with ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Ute Sye is an attractive dwarf rhododendron cross between r. dendrocharis and r. ‘Razorbill’, bred by Wolfgang Reich from Germany. It blooms already from late April and produces dense trusses composed of 20-30 s ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.3 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron 'Bouti0150'
LADY LASA® is a French addition to the coral-coloured rhododendrons. It was bred by Christian de la Sabliere from Boutiguery Nursery at the west coast of France, close to Atlantic Ocean. From late April open medium lar ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1m 1 - 1.3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron 'Hort02'
XXL® is a great, yet quite compact or even small rhododendron from Belgium. The extra size refers to its flowers which are incredible - due to its colour and size. Composed in large, not as congested trusses as yaku hy ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 0.8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron 'Microhirs3'
BLOOMBUX® is a beautiful rhododendron cross of r.hirsutum and r.micranthum. It is a compact, evergreen shrub with profusion of small but lovely flowers from late May until mid June. They open from salmon pink buds into ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron (dauricum)
Incredible is a dauricum rhododendron hybrid with reliable evergreen foliage and fantastic flowers. They are single, rich lilac pink, wide open, and come out among the earliest rhododendrons - from early April. Leaves are l ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.8 - 1.3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron (impeditum)
Moerheim is a dwarf variety with short, ovate, deep green, glossy leaves, a dense habit, and lilac-blue small flowers. Rhododendrons are low-maintenance shrubs that will perform superbly provided you plant them well. They mostly prefer bright to dappled shade or partial shade (parti ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron (impeditum)
“Ramapo” is a dwarf variety with small, narrow, aromatic leaves of silvery-blue-green colour, a dense habit, and small, pink to light lilac flowers. Rhododendrons are low-maintenance shrubs that will perform superbly provided you plant them well. They mostly prefer bright to dappled shad ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron (keiskei)
Shamrock is a dwarf variety of rhododendron with loads of small, yellow-green flowers, and small leaves. It is sun and drought tolerant which makes it suitable for rockeries. Very hardy. For richer flowering and growth dead-head where possible. Rhododendrons are low-maintenan ...
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
Rhododendron (yakushimanum)
Caroline Allbrook is a compact yakushimanum rhododendron of attractive habit and possible the most sought-after flower colour among all yakushimanums. It forms a neat evergreen shrub with elongated, leathery foliage, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.8 - 1.3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron (Yakushimanum)
Fantastica tells it all in its name. A truly fantastic combination of white flowers with neon-bright pink margins. It is a yakushimanum sport, growing slowly and very compact, flowering reliably and abundantly every year. It likes full sun. For richer flowering and growth dead-head where p ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 1 - 1.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron (yakushimanum)
Kokette is a yakushimanum rhododendron introduction by Hans Hachmann (†2004) from 1988. It is a beautiful variety combining rich pink and white colours. The flowers have frilled margins of deep pink colour, the inner ...
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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron (yakushimanum)
Silberwolke is a beautiful yaku hybrid bred by Hans Hachmann in 1963. It bears profusion of bell-shaped flowers opening from abundant trusses consisting of 12-16 buds. Flowers are clear pink first, maturing to snow white. T ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.3m 1.3 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron (Yakushimanum)
Teddy Bear is really a cute name for a rhododendron, isn’t it? It belongs among rhododendrons that are cultivated predominantly for their beautiful foliage. The most interesting feature is the coppery orange or brown ...
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
Rhododendron calophytum
Calophytum is an exotic type of rhododendron from Tibet which can grow into a size of a small tree. Its main attraction are extra large leaves: 20-30 cm long. They are dark green and matt, and are composed into a regular rosette around the flower head. Dominik is a variet ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3.5m 1.5 - 4m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron ferrugineum
Alpenrose, or also called rusty-leaved Alpine rose, is an evergreen shrub native to Central and South European Alps where it grows up to altitude of 2,480m and withstands temperatures well below -30C. Its common name rusty-leaved Alpine ...
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 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron fortunei
Fortune’s rhododendrons come from China and this one was selected in Germany. Its name is Best Form and you can rest assured it is the best of the best. It produces large, very soft pink flowers from pink buds early 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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron impeditum
Impeditum is a dwarf, mounding rhododendron species from China. This evergreen shrub has small, elliptic, blue-green leaves and small lilac-violet flowers in mid spring. Once in full bloom the shrub is totally covered with flowers for 2-3 weeks. It often makes some flowers in early aut ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.4m 0.5 - 1.3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron makinoi
Jens Jrgen Srensen is a very special variety of makinoi rhododendron, named in honour of a Danish breeder in 2000. It is a healthy and beautiful variety ideal for exposed locations as it withstands temperatures down to -28C. Its evergreen leaves look like anything but a true ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.3m 0.8 - 1.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron ponticum
Filigran is a delicate looking variety of mountain rhododendron with narrow leaves. It resembles another successful variety called Graziella but Filigran has narro ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.3m 0.5 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron ponticum
Graziella is a unique variety with narrow leaves and deep red buds. Funnel to bell-shaped flowers are lilac pink and appear in early June. Leaves are dark green with deep burgundy tint. Though exotic looking it is hardy to min. -24C. Sturdy plant. For richer flowering and growth dead-head ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rubus fruticosus
VARIETIES: Oregon Thornless is a fantastic blackberry variety from the leading US blackberry producer: Oregon. It offers high yields of tasty fruit and does not irritate us with thorns. On top of that it has evergreen, deeply cut leaves so the pla ...
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Santolina chamaecyparissus
Lavender cotton is a fantastic low, mound-forming shrub with very attractive silvery blue, finely textured foliage. It is evergreen so it decorates your garden all year round. Moreover, in summer in produces masses of small, vivid yellow flowers heads on long stalks. Leaves have an interestin ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.5 - 1m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sarcococca hookeriana
Purple Stem is a Himalayan sweet box variety renowned for rich maroon stems in late winter and spring. They also may (but may not) turn purplish blue in autumn just like young stems of some blue hollies. It boasts highly gl ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sempervivum
CHICK CHARMS® is a fascinating and beautiful series of hens and chicks from 2017 bred by garden Solutions, LLC, from Michigan, USA. 2020 they registered 18 different varieties, all of them beautiful and one of them is ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.1m 0.2 - 0.4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sempervivum, Jovibarba
Houseleek is in fact a plant of two genus - sempervivum and jovibarba. They are so similar that the trade does not really differentiate them, possibly also because sempervivum is an accepted synonym for jovibarba. Houseleek comes from mountainous regi ...
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 - 0.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Skimmia japonica
Kew White is a compact, slow growing, female skimmia variety from England. It is a very pretty small shrub with evergreen, leathery, narrowly elongated, deep green, and glossy leaves. In early spring open tiny fragrant flow ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.5 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Skimmia japonica
Japanese skimmia is one gorgeous evergreen plant of low size which does even better with a bit of neglect. Olympic Flame is a female variety which produces number of vivid red spherical fruits from autumn till spring if a male pollinator (e.g. variety
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 - 1.3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Skimmia japonica
In 2017 Dutch grower T.C. van Eijk comes with a gorgeous new variety of Japanese skimmia with variegated leaves. There have been a few skimmias with variegated foliage already but they are dwarf. Perosa is not and though it ...
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
Skimmia japonica
Skimmia is a very nice small shrub, often used as a groundcover. It comes from Japan and the Himalayas. It needs a shady spot or a semi-shade as it loses leaf colour and suffers from sunburn in full sun. In the spring it has clusters of tiny fragrant flowers. It needs well cultivated, permeable, aci ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Skimmia japonica (syn. 'Godrie's Dwarf')
Marlot® skimmia is the mother variety of the forthcoming mutations Magic Marlot® and Mystic Marl ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Trochodendron aralioides
Wheeltree is an extraordinary evergreen piece from the East (Japan, Korea, Taiwan). Its uniqueness is emphasized by the fact that it is the one and only species of its genus. Moreover, it is a very old species, imprint of its leaf was found in a 49 million years ol ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 4m 1.5 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Vaccinium vitis-idaea
Cowberry or lowbush cranberry is an evergreen shrub with delicious fruit. Though it is not considered a true cranberry in English speaking countries, in Central Europe this species is the one commonly used for cranberry preserves ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.3m 0.5 - 0m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Viburnum
Eskimo is a jewel among viburnums. It is an evergreen or semi-evergreen, compact shrub, growing slowly about 1m tall and wide. In mid-spring it makes almost spherical corymbs of pure white, lightly scented flowers. The flowering is reliable and abundant every year. There are so ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Viburnum davidii
David viburnum is a handsome, compact little shrub, with eye-catching foliage. The leaves have prominent, deep veins, which give this shrub an additional 3D image. They are elliptic, emerald green with rich red or burgundy red stalks, young twigs, and flower buds. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.6 - 1.3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Yucca filamentosa
Yucca is a fantastic plant which does resemble exotic parts of the world but is extremely hardy. It is an evergreen shrub with basal rosettes of erect, inversely lance-shaped, pale green leaves which are rigid but not sharp when touched. In second half of June it produces numerous creamy-whit ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Yucca filamentosa
Bright Edge is another variegated Adam’s needle. Its leaves are enriched with wide, bright yellow margins. It is an evergreen shrub with basal rosettes of erect, inversely lance-shaped leaves which are rigid but not s ...
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7

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