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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
Blue Lagoon is a Bog rosemary with clear blue-grey leaves with silvery hues. They are evergreen, linear-lance-shaped, rosemary-like, 2-3 cm long. Urn-shaped, soft pink flowers appear from mid spring (April/May) and often la ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.4 - 0.8m 2   (down to -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
This evergreen shrub of Japanese aucuba is a commonly known favourite especially in Britain and in milder parts of humid regions of Germany and Benelux. The first specimen was brought from Japan to Europe in 1783, and has been sought after ever since for its beautifully varigated/golden-spott ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Aucuba japonica
Golden King is another selection of old Crotonifolia variety with heavily variegated leaves. The blotches of various size always cover at least 50% of the whole foliage area, and in spring new leaves ...
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
Aucuba japonica
Rozannie is an elegant variety of Japanese aucuba. Some might think that it looks too ordinary compared to the other varieties with coloured leaves but the truth is that not every landscape needs a splash of variegated foliage. Rozannie is a compact aucuba shrub with deep green, ...
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
Aucuba japonica
Sulphurea Marginata is a truly unique variety of Japanese spotted laurel. It is not so golden or yellow like most others, and even though its leaves do bear yellow shades in a large portion they look more subtle and elegant ...
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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Canzonetta is a Japanese azalea bred by Hans Hachmann in 1987, and is still among the most popular varieties until today. The reasons are rich colour, compact shape, and reliable evergreen foliage.
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.6 - 1.3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Japanese azaleas are very popular features of our gardens. Diamant series comes from Germany and consists of a few varieties bred by Carl Fleischmann in 1969. All of them manifest a very compact and dense growth, and profusion of flowers every year.
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 5b   (down to -27C) 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
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 '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
Blechnum spicant
Hard fern is an evergreen fern with deep green, glossy leaves. The fronds are 30-50 cm long, erect. It dislikes direct sun and does best in partial shade or even deep shade. It needs moist, light and acidic soil. In shade it withstands drought. Fully hardy to -29C (USDA zone 5). Last upda ...
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
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
Calluna vulgaris
Scotch heather is a genus of one species of evergreen shrub from N. and W. Europe to Siberia. They are low and spreading or ground-covering plants that are easy to grow and produce awesome displays when flowering from late summer until late autumn. There are more t ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.4m 0.2 - 0.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia
Pink Icicle is a showy, large-flowered hybrid camellia bred by dr. Ackermann from the United States National Arboretum. Its semi-double, soft pink flowers are 11 cm across, and open in April for 6-8 weeks. Leaves are evergr ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.8 - 2.5m 1.3 - 1.8m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia hiemalis
The origin of Camellia hiemalis is unknown, however, rather than a separate species it is believed to be a natural hybrid between spring flowering c.japonica and autumn flowering c.sasanqua. It has been crossed, selected, a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1.5 - 2m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia japonica
April Blush is a spring flowering camellia from the April series bred by dr. Clifford Parks. It produces 6-8 cm large, semi double flowers that are near white with a very pale tone of pink. They come out from early April fo ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 2m 6b   (down to -21C) 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 'Londaz'
WHITE DAZZLER is a follow-up chosie to Aztec Pearl from Peter Moore, introduced in 1991. It produces masses of simple, star-shaped, pure white, and very fragrant ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cotoneaster lacteus
Parney’s cotoneaster is an evergreen shrub or small tree with arching branches. It has ovate, up to 5 cm long leaves which remain evergreen in mild winters, and turn red in countries of zone 6 in autumn, whereas in warmer zones they are green all year round w ...
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
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
Elaeagnus x ebbingei
This evergreen silverthorn is hybrid between e.macrophylla and e.pungens. It has evergreen broad leaves, which are leathery but thin, dark green with millions of grey dots making it look like stardusted. Thanks to the foliage it is sometimes called Russian olive which is not correct as this n ...
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
Coastal Gold is another eye-catching variety of evergreen silverthorn which originated just like its other variegated sisters - by natural mutation. Its leaves have dark green margins and rich yellow centres occupying up to ...
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 6   (down to -23C) 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
1.8 - 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
Erysimum
Shrubby wallflower is a long-flowering perennial, or to be precise a subshrub forming woody stems, exactly like lavender plants do. Fragrant Sunshine is a selection made by David Ralph Tristram in 1994 in West Sussex, UK, p ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Euonymus fortunei
Emerald Gaiety is a variety with small, evergreen leaves that are mid green with rich creamy white margins that look slightly yellow as new leaves emerge in the spring. Variegation tends to reach into the centre of the leaf. In autumn and winter majority of leaves turn pink or purple r ...
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 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) 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 fortunei (syn. 'Silver Gem')
Variegatus is a less common yet very handsome variety of Fortune's spindle. Its white and green variegated foliage makes it often mistaken for Silver Queen that has more rounded leaves. Variegatus, or Silver Gem, mak ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 1 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Euphorbia
Ascot rainbow is a semi-woody perennial spurge found as a natural mutation of an old unnamed hybrid by David Glenn from Australia in 2005. This variety has beautiful, evergreen foliage boasting with rich banana yellow variegation at leaf margins around grey green c ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.4 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Euphorbia amygdaloides
Wood spurge is a semi-woody perennial native to warm but not parched areas of Europe, Caucasus, and Turkey. Possibly the most popular variety is called Purpurea. Its upright stems are rich burgundy red all season long, and ...
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 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Euphorbia x martini 'Waleutiny'
TINY TIM® is semi-woody perennial Martin's spurge found as a natural mutation of euphorbia x martini from December 2000. A sport was found in Alberton in West Sussex, United Kingdom, by Albert T.Crowther. It exhibits m ...
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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hebe
Baby Marie is a dwarf hebe whose origin is unknown, yet it is believed that hebe odora might appear in its parentage. It makes small, light green, scale-like, evergreen leaves along light reddish brown stems. In mid May app ...
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 6   (down to -23C) 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
New Zealand Hebe (veronica) is a hybrid of hebe odora. It has small, rich emerald green, evergreen leaves on erect branches. The plant forms a neat ...
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 - 1.3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hebe ochracea
James Stirling is an unusually looking hebe. This plant has tiny, scaly leaves on whipcord-like branches. Their shape resembles cypress plants that is why this species if often mistaken for cypress hebe. The colour is very attractive: golden-green in summer to almost honey-brown ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.6 - 0.8m 6   (down to -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
Goldchild is a beautiful addition to the family of variegated ivies. It is an English ivy variety with deep green leaves decorated with pale yellow to rich yellow margins. They are evergreen, leathery, and typically have 3 ...
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
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 helix ('Oro di Bogliasco')
Goldheart ivy is a very attractive climber with coloured leaves. They are mid-sized, very dark green at margins and deep yellow in the centres. Leaves on young plants are rather 3-lobed and get rounded as the plant matures. Branches produce aerial roots that cling to any surface (suppo ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 1 - 3m 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
Helleborus orientalis
Double Ellen® Flash is one of the darkest hellebore varieties in the series. Its flowers are deep burgundy red and mature to pale purple with dark margins. The centre is decorated with numerous white stamens. Flowers c ...
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
Helleborus orientalis
Hellebores are variable perennials which can be crossed easily with pollen transfer and new seedlings bear new features. Double Ellen® series comprises of many named and described varieties and since new plants are dev ...
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
Helleborus orientalis
Double Ellen® Red is a double flowering Lenten rose with 3 rows of almost rounded, dark burgundy red petals decorated with white marbling at margins. Flowers come out according to weather, mostly from February until la ...
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
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
Heuchera
Silver Scrolls is a coral bells variety with almost rounded, rather flat leaves. They are dark green to deep burgundy brown with rich silvery marbling enhancing the veins. Foliage colour does not change dramatically during ...
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 - 0.4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Iberis
Masterpiece™ this candytuft truly is. Originally a ground-covering perennial turned into a strong, bushy and stocky habit plant whose stems are so erect that it looks like a bunch of cut flowers precisely arranged in ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.3m 0.3 - 0.5m 6   (down to -23C) 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 (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 was given the name Alaska as it is the hardiest holly of all. From our experience we know that it is not only heavy frost hardy, but it can also stand up to direct sunlight in winter without any signs of sunburn. Well done! The medium-sized leaves are emerald gree ...
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 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
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
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
Silver Queen, or also more logically called Silver King, is a male version of English holly. It has deep green, glossy leaves with attractive, creamy-white, spiny margins. Stems of ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) 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 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 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 LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex crenata
Many people mistake Japanese holly for buxus thanks to its small, evergreen leaves. Twiggy is slightly different. Its leaves are lighter green, very soft green as they emerge and mid green in summer along deep burgundy red ...
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
Ilex x
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 ...
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
Ilex x
Nellie R. Stevens is one of the most widely used hardy hollies worldwide, and at the same time one of the most beautiful. It is a cross between English holly ilex aquifolium and Chinese holly ilex cornuta. It grows relatively fast and can be trained into a gorgeous ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 4m 1.5 - 3m 6   (down to -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 ...
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 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
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 Highclare 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. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 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
Blue Princess is probably the most popular female variety of blue hollies. It flowers abundantly in the spring and fruits are born in the autumn. They are bright red, shiny berries that remain on the plant until early to mid spring. To produce fruits it needs a male pollinator ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x meserveae
Germany has another novelty among blue hollies. Its name is Heckenpracht and it is a cross between ilex aquifolium Pyramidalis and ilex x meserveae Blue Prince®< ...
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 - 1.5m 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 ...
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 5   (down to -29C) 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 4m 1 - 2.5m 5   (down to -29C) 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 b ...
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 - 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
Ilex x meserveae (Castle Wall™)
Heckenstar® is quite a novelty from Germany, bred by Hans Hachmann and patented only in 1998. It is a cross ilex aquifolium „Pyramidalis“ and ilex x meserveae ̶ ...
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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.4 - 0.8m 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 ...
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 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
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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.3m 0.8 - 1.3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
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
Peppermint is one of the most sought after novelties that was hybridized and first introduced in 1991 by Richard Jaynes. The main colour of the flowers is white, with 10-12 deep red stripes along the petals in outward direction. The buds are white. Leathery leaves are elongated, flat, ...
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 ...
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 - 1.3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Schokra is another dark-flowered mountain laurel variety from Germany, bred by Dr.Karl-Heinz Hbbers in 1993 a s across between Shooting Star and Mitternacht. Its flowers are deep burgundy red but not black, decorated with ...
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 - 1.3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Sterntaler mountain laurel is a successful result of a controlled breeding programme hybridizing two older varieties: Ginkona 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 0.8 - 1.3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Tiddlywinks is one of a few dwarf mountain laurels available so far. It was bred by Richard Jaynes in 1978 and introduced to trade ten years later. It makes a profusion of smaller flowers that are soft pink outside, almost ...
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 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.3m 0.3 - 0.4m 5b   (down to -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
Lavender is so widespread around the world that exalting its beauty is like carrying coals to Newcastle. And for the same reason - so many plants in cultivation in different conditions there are numerous more or less conspicuous variations that usually slip away un ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.4 - 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
Little Flames® leucothoe is a love at first sight if you like vibrant red colours. It has short, narrowly ovate, evergreen leaves with a conspicuous tip. They emerge rich red in spring, mature to medium green with red ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.4 - 0.6m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucothoe
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 ...
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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucothoe axillaris
Leucothoe species is a relatively new group of plants in Central Europe which gain more and more attention and admirers, including me. They are low or prostrate evergreen shrubs with leathery leaves and sufficient hardiness. Twisting Red& ...
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 - 0.6m 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 fontanesiana
Whitewater® leucothoe is a low, mound-forming evergreen shrub with narrowly elliptic leaves that have thin ivory variegation at the margins. In spring new leaves emerge pink, coppery and green, maturing to mid and dark green with creamy or ivory margins ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.8m 0.3 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) 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 ('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 ...
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
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
Liriope muscari
Liriope has dark green, ribbon-like, semi-glossy foliage. The leaves are narrow and evergreen in mild winters of zone 6 and reliably evergreen in warmer areas. In early August are borne spikes of rich lavender violet flowers on strong, dark stems. They usually over ...
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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lonicera henryi
Henry’s honeysuckle is a vigorous, evergreen climber of Chinese origin. It was not believed to be hardy enough for Central European climate, yet trials proved the opposite so apart from ivies we get another evergreen climber of different leaf shape. Henry ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 8m 0.5 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lonicera henryi
Copper Beauty is a new variety of Henry’s honeysuckle is an evergreen climber with golden yellow flowers. They come out in early summer and are followed by black berries. Leaves are lance-shaped, mid green and copper-red as they emerge. It needs humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil in f ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 6m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lonicera nitida
This honeysuckle has a more compact growth than the species and its leaves are more shiny and bright green even in cold winters. This fast growing shrub that can be grown as a low border or hedge, or clipped similarly to box. Its unbeatable fresh green colour is a welcoming feature making it an ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
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
Exmouth bull bay magnolia is notably different from her sisters for the leaves. They are thinner but tough, undulated, a little larger, with thinner film of rusty brown hairs on the undersides. Flowers appear from the first hot and sunny days of summer. They ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 3 - 4m 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 ...
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
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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 10m 3 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 8m 3 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) 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 ...
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
Nandina domestica 'Seika'
OBSESSED is a patented nandina variety discovered by April Hering and Adeiana Garza from Texas, USA, as a natural mutation of Gulf Stream variety in 2005. It grow ...
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
Osmanthus aquifolium
This species is my top favourite among sweet olives and one of my most loved evergreen shrubs in general. It is a mid sized plant with leathery, deep green, glossy leaves with sharply serrated margins which is why non-professionals often think they are looking at a holly. The main differences ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Osmanthus heterophyllus
This osmanthus has elegantly varigated leaves which look similar to holies but are smaller. The leaves are spiny but not as sharp as on common hollies. The varigation is creamy white on pale green background, new growth is pink. To maintain a compact shape we recommend cutting it 1-2x a year. First, ...
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 7   (down to -18C) 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
Phlox (sk. subulata)
MacDaniels 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, f ...
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
Phlox (sk. subulata)
Purple Beauty is one of the best breedings among moss phlox varieties. Its pastel violet flowers come out in such profusion that the evergreen, needle-like leaves become invisible for a couple of weeks from late April until ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.1m 0.5 - 1.3m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia ('Kolmavoca')
MAGICAL VOLCANO is a new photinia bred by Peter R.Kolster from the Netherlands in 2009. It is a cross between popular Fraser’s hedging photinia and Chinese
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1.5 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia 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
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 - 2m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri
Compacta (or Robusta Compacta) is another selection of Fraser's photinia from early 21st century. It exhibits a very compact and dense growth with dark wine red new leaves. It grows about half the size as opposed the famous ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri
Fraser’s photinia is a popular shrub in countries and regions with milder winters. It is a hybrid between photinia glabra and photinia serratifolia. Red Robin is a variety with larger and glossier leaves producing a fantastic coppery and red colour when they ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 2m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri
This photinia was given a nice name Cassini, but is marketed as PINK MARBLE®. That name tells the truth, though. PINK MARBLE® is an evergreen shrub producing dark green le ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri 'BR2011'
CHICO is the smallest photina known to trade so far. It is an evergreen shrub with small, glossy, broadly elliptic leaves with conspicuously serrated margins which bear strong resemblance to arbutus unedo foliage. They emer ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri 'Cassini'
Tree form or PINK MARBLE® photinia has evergreen, ovate, and glossy leaves of dark green colour with white margins and silvery-white veins just like marble has, that gain pink shades in autumn and winter. However, the ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1.5 - 2.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri 'Oploo1'
RED LIGHT is a Dutch selection of popular photinia from 2013, bred and introduced by Alexander van Oploo, EU patent 32555. It has distinctively different colour of new twigs - they are bright red (as opposed to common wine ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1.5 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Phyllostachys bissetii
Phyllostachys bissetii is a hardy bamboo species from phyllostachys genus. It has rich green, narrowly lance-shaped leaves, and medium thick, dark olive green stems. It grows medium fast and is suitable for hedges an ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 8m 1 - 1.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris
Forest Flame is a variety that belongs to floribunda group. It has deep green, elliptic, pointed, glossy leaves that emerge orange-bronze to fiery-orange coloured. Flowers are small, vase-shaped, compound in 10-15 cm long, hanging racemes. Buds are orange-red. We recommend dead-heading ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica
Vase-shaped flowers are very light pink and hang on red stamens in long, pendent racemes. Katsura is the darkest variety with deep burgundy red new leaves, which turn dark green in summer. It grows medium slowly, forming a compact shrub with equal height and spread. No pruning require ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica
Lily-of-the-valley shrubs are very popular ericaceous plants with attractive foliage and abundant flowering. Mountain Fire is one the best old varieties. It produces abundance of vase-shaped, creamy white flowers hanging on ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.8m 0.5 - 1.5m 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 Valentine ...
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
Lily-of-the-valley shrubs are very popular ericaceous plants with attractive foliage and abundant flowering. Purity is another dwarf variety. It is similar to Prelude but more rounded and regular in habit. The flower buds a ...
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
Pieris japonica
Rosalinda is an elegant lily-of-the-valley shrubs variety from Germany. Its flower colour and leaves are almost identical to another variety called Valley Rose, bu ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica
Valley Rose is one of the more recent varieties of pieris - tily-of-the-valley shrub. It is a result of hybridizing strong plants that show good hardiness, reliable flowering and disease resistance. The flowers are almost w ...
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
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 '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
Pieris x
Brouwer's Beauty is a mid-sized Lily-of-the-valley shrub with up to 12 cm long, purple-red, horizontal flower racemes. They consist of numerous yellow-green tiny buds that turn red before winter and open up into white, slig ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.8 - 1.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Caucasica is a healthy, vigorous, and tall shrub that can reach 4 meters under ideal conditions. Deep green leaves are broadly elliptic and glossy. Compound flowers are white, fragrant and appear in April/May, and are followed by very ornamental non-edible fruit. Cherry laurels needs slightly ac ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Greentorch is a fastigiate cherry laurel variety from France, bred and introduced by Minier Nursery in 2009. Its almost columnar habit is highly appreciated in small gardens where space is limited, as well as in evergreen h ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Herbergii is another cherry laurel favourite. It is a dense shrub with elongated, deep green, and glossy leaves. It grows medium fast and unlike another hedging variety Caucasica this one forms a compact pyramidal shape with plenty of bottom branches from young age. This makes i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2.5m 1 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
“Mount Vernon” is an American variety of the lowest cherry laurel which is used for borders, rock gardens, and most often as a luxuriously looking groundcover. The leaves are highly glossy, bright to deep green and slightly drooping which brings an extra elegant feature. Although this is ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Novita is a new sensation among cherry laurels. Eventually there is a hardy variety which has benefits of the formerly more tender ones: it grows fast and big, has large leaves of a nice colour, and is surprisingly hardy fo ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 1 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Novita is a new sensation among cherry laurels. Eventually there is a hardy variety which has benefits of the formerly more tender ones: it grows fast and big, has large leaves of a nice colour, and is surprisingly hardy fo ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 1 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Otto Luyken is 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
Renault Ace® (Renlo) is a recent introduction among cherry laurels. Its rich green foliage looks similar to Otto Luyken variety i.e. narrow, very glossy leaves with a conspicuous tip, but about twice as large and not so dark green. It has upright habit and makes a great hedg ...
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
Rotundifolia is one of the most popular cherry laurels in Great Britain, Belenux, and southern Europe. It has mid green to dark green, widely ovate leaves as opposed to most cherry laurels whose leaves are more narrow and elongated and usually very dark. It makes a neat, compact ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 2m 6b   (down to -21C) 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 'Mariblon'
GENOLIA® is an excellent addition to the family of hedging cherry laurels. It comes from Switzerland, and was bred by Pepinires de Genolier in 2002. It forms a handsome, columnar, evergreen shrub which requires no pru ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 0.5 - 1m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus 'Renlo'
Renault Ace® is a recent introduction among cherry laurels. Its rich green foliage looks similar to Otto Luyken variety i.e. narrow, very glossy leaves with a conspicuous tip, but about twice as large and not so dark gr ...
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
Prunus lusitanica
We are specialists in evergreen plants and offer the widest possible range of hardy, quality plants. Portugal laurel is a great evergreen plant that is surprisingly hardier that some large-leaved cherry laurels. Origin: S.W.Europe. This shrub has ovate to ell ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus lusitanica
Portugal laurel is a great choice that is surprisingly hardier that some large-leaved cherry laurels. It has ovate to elliptic, pointed, mid-sized leaves that are deep green and glossy and have conspicuous red stalks and new twigs, especially in cold winter months. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus lusitanica
We are specialists in evergreen plants and offer the widest possible range of hardy, quality plants. Angustifolia is a very elegant variety of Portugal laurel. Irrespective of its origin it belongs to the hardiest evergreen plants for our climate and performs better than some ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 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 - 5m 1 - 2m 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 - 3m 1 - 2m 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 has been a favourite plant for a long time because it presents a low-maintenance plant that can grow almost anywhere. Golden Charmer is one of the modern varieties bred not only for berry colour but mostly ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pyracantha
Firethorns are thorny evergreen shrubs, planted mostly for their abundant fruits, which rippen in the autumn, have amazing colours, pending variety. The hybrids are objectively selected to prevent pests and diseases. Navaho has bright orange fruits and a maintenance-free compact growth. Although not ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 2.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pyracantha
Orange Charmer firethorn produces mid-sized, bright orange, glossy berries maturing to the richest colour from mid to late September. Leaves are narrowly ovate, deep green and glossy, mostly evergreen. Branches have thorns. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pyracantha
Scarlet firethorn Orange Glow has profusion of bright red fruits on the background of small, bright to dark green, glossy, evergreen leaves. 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
2 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) 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. Oleifolia is one of its few selections made in order to describe distinctly different seedlings. Its evergreen, leathery leaves ...
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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 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 - 6m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Azurwolke is an extraordinary rhododendron bred by Hans Hachmann in 1961. It makes medium sized star-shaped flowers in rich trusses from late April or early May until second half mid May (C.E.). The leaves are unique – ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Belami® is a new variety of popular rhody with very attractive flowers. They are large, with white base and prominent red blotch with dotting extending nearly to the flower petal margins. For richer flowering and growth dead-head where possible. Rhod ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
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
Blue Peter is an old time favourite rhododendron whose origin is dated in 1930. It produces rich trusses of large, frilled flowers. Their colour is violet-mauve towards the margins and almost white in the centres with a large, deep burgundy red blotch. They come out from end May ...
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 - 2.5m 5b   (down to -27C) 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
Calsap is another good old buddy that was bred by M.W.Michener and introduced already in 1965. It is a large, fast growing shrub producing erect trusses of very pale lilac-violet, almost white flowers with a striking deep burgundy red blotch. Blooming time i ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Cassata is a striking variety of rhododendron with light rosy-pink flowers that have a super-contrasting blotch of deep red colour. The individual flowers are 6-7 cm wide and come out very late – in early June and last through the hot days of early summer for 2-3 weeks. Le ...
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 6   (down to -23C) 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
Djingestan is a true gem for rhododendron collectors. This special hybrid was bred by Hans Hachmann already in 1998 and introduced to public only in 2014 i.e. 10 years after his death. In the same year it was awarded a pres ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.3m 6   (down to -23C) 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
Harold E. Greer is an American breeder and writer from Oregon, USA, who bred over 50 rhododendron varieties and wrote many books about them. Extraordinaire is one of the most important varieties with extra large flowers. Th ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 1.5 - 2.5m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
If you are looking for a large, fast growing rhododendron that will not be too wide, have a look at this beauty - Hachmann's Ivory. This large-flowered hybrid produces enormous flowers of rich violet colour with a blackberr ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 2.5m 1.5 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) 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
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
Junistolz is a breathtaking rhododendron variety bred by Henry Hesse in 1997 as a cross between Sptlese and San Sebastian. It was introduced more than 10 years later - in 2011, and immediately caught plenty o ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1.3 - 1.8m 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
“Kokardia”® has very showy deep purple-pink flowers with rich flare. It flowers reliably every year in May. Leaves are deep green, medium glossy. It grows bushy, compact, about 1.2m high and 1.5m wide. For richer flowering and growth dead-head where possible. Rhododendrons are low- ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Metallica is an awesome variety of rhododendron bred by Holger Hachmann. It produces profusion of pure violet flowers with very dark, almost black blotch from late May until early June when most other rhododendrons have fin ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.3 - 1.5m 1.5 - 1.8m 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
Saffrano is a yaku rhododendron hybrid from 1987 bred by Vuyk van Nes. It makes pale yellow, campanulate flowers which open from dark orange-red buds. Blooming begins in mid May and continues until early June. Evergreen lea ...
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
Saskia is another beauty in the family of bi-coloured rhododendrons. It was bred by Hans Hachmann from Germany in 1994, and the number of varieties that preceded this one is incredible: seven plants needed to be put togethe ...
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
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
“Van” is a late variety with deep pink to light purple flowers with a reddish blotch. The flowers open in late spring, often in June. For richer flowering and growth dead-head where possible. Rhododendrons are low-maintenance shrubs that will perform superbly provided you plant them wel ...
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
A.W. Smith is a Canadian breeder of rhododendrons from Niagara Falls in Ontario. There are about 70 registered varieties which unfortunately are not widespread or even known in Europe except a few (e.g. Red I ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) 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 (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 (yakushimanum)
Have a guess - what happens what you cross a red rhododendron with a white one, any ideas? Pink of course! Like this beauty named Anilin bred by Hans Hachmann in 1968. It makes trusses of rich pink flower buds which unfold ...
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 (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)
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 augustinii
Saphirblau is a Hans Hachmann variety of Augustine rhododendron from 1995. It was selected for its beautiful, about 4.5 cm across, brilliant violet blue flowers from late April until second half May. Evergreen leaves are ra ...
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 - 1.3m 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 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 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
Rhododendron ponticum
This is a lovely varigated form of a ponticum rhododendron. It is mostly grown for its spectacular foliage that is richly varigated with white. Flowers are pale lilac-purple and come out late in the season (early June). Not suitable for frost pockets and dislikes direct winter sun. For richer flo ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 1.5 - 2.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rododendron (Yakushimanum)
Silberglanz is one of the most sought-after almost white flowering yakushimanum hybrids bred by Hans Hachmann in Germany. It was introduced in 1968 and is truly awesome. Its soft pink buds open into pale pink and white flow ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.3m 1 - 1.8m 5b   (down to -27C) 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
Saxifraga
Peter Pan is a mossy saxifrage variety with beautiful rich red flowers atop thin, about 10 cm tall stems. It forms a compact clump of evergreen, soft green leaves. Flowers come out in profusion from mid spring and create a ...
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 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
If you like the smell of Japanese skimmia in the spring, then this variety is ideal for you. Fragrant Cloud will cover you in lovely, sweet lilac-like perfume. It is a luxurious, evergreen plant with small, white flowers that open from lime green flowers buds formed in fat, upri ...
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
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
Pabella is a compact, slow growing, female skimmia variety producing tiny fragrant flowers in early spring, which are followed by small, spherical, red and very glossy fruit if pollinated by a male variety (e.g.
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 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) 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 reevesiana
Reevesiana is a sought after subspecies of skimmia. It is a hermaphrodite plant that does not need a male pollinator to produce berries. These are vivid red and are follow tiny, white flowers in the autumn and winter. Evergreen leaves are elongated, elliptic, deep green and glo ...
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
Thymus vulgaris
Thyme is a low, prostrate shrub of Mediterranean origin that is commonly known as lovely spices in kitchens worldwide. Nevertheless, it is also a pretty plant that evokes the typical coastal atmosphere of Mediterranean gardens if planted in borders with other, alike shrubs. Thyme is a grou ...
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 - 0.6m 5   (down to -29C) 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
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
Viburnum rhytidophyllum
Want a fast grower to fill up an unattractive or empty space in the garden? Go for this one, leatherleaf viburnum will do the job fairly quickly. It has very showy leathery leaves with deep structure of veins. We suggest to control the size and shape by pruning/trimming in late spring to reach a des ...
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
Vinca minor ('La Grave')
Periwinkle is a European native plant growing wildly in the woods of Central Europe to Caucasus. It is a prostrate, evergreen groundcover offering a long flowering period. Pinwheel-shaped flowers of Bowles variety (La Grave) are 3cm wide, have 5 divided petals of blue-violet ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.2m 0.2 - 0m 4   (down to -34C) 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
Color Guard is another variegated Adam’s needle. It is a tough and beautiful variety. Its sword-like are medium soft, definitely not sharp as those of yucca gloriosa, deep green at margins and butter yellow to ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 1.5m 0.5 - 0.8m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7

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