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Acer 'IslAJ'
ARCTIC JADE® is a hybrid Korean maple (a. palmatum x a. pseudosieboldianum) from the Jack Frost® series developed by Iseli Nurseries in Oregon, USA. It has large, 7-lobed, deeply cut, deciduous leaves which are gr ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer pseudoplatanus
Esk Sunset is an extraordinary but at the same time elegant sycamore maple. It is a real chameleon changing a range of colour shades during a short period of time. Its deciduous leaves emerge orange-green to yellow-green in spring, quickly change to creamy-beige marbled dark gre ...
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 4   (down to -34C) 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
Pink Spider is a fabulous Japanese azalea for collectors who obviously do not suffer from arachnophobia. This exotic looking jewel produces semi-double flowers with narrow, acuminate flower petals. They are bright pink with ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.6 - 1m 7a   (down to -18C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea x
Verbania is a medium late hybrid azalea named after a spa town from North Italy, close to a nursery where it originated. It makes medium large, hose in hose, creamy white flowers with a very elegant, thin, salmon pink margi ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Calycanthus x
Venus is one of the fascinating inventions which followed Richard Hartlage’s breakthrough with hybridizing sweetshrub species in early 1990’s. This variety was bred by Dr. Thomas Ranney of the Mountain Horticult ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Calycanthus x raulstonii (x Sinocalycanthus)
Hartlage Wine is an interspecific hybrid sweetshrub bred by Richard Hartlage in 1991, a former student of NC State University, USA. He managed to cross calycanthus floridus and sinocalycanthus chinensis. The result is a ver ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia
Arctic Dawn is an autumn flowering camellia bred by dr. Ackerman. It is a cross between a very hardy species camellia oleifera (cv. Lu Shan Snow) and camellia ‘November Pink’. It produces large, 10-12 cm across, ...
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 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia
Ashton’s Pride is an autumn flowering camellia from the Ashton series bred by dr. Ackerman. It is a cross between a very hardy species camellia oleifera (cv. Plain Jane) and camellia sasanqua (cv. Santozaki). It produ ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1.5 - 2.5m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia
Ice Follies is a spring flowering hardy camellia from dr. Ackerman that first flowered in 1984 and was registered in 1992. It is a cross between c. x williamsii ‚November Pink‘ and c. oleifera. It produces large ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1.3 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
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
Spring Frill is a spring flowering hardy camellia from dr. Ackerman that first flowered in 1985 and was registered in 1992. It is a cross between c. oleifera ‚Plain Jane‘ and c. vernalis ‚Egao‘. It p ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1.3 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia
Winter’s Sunset is an autumn flowering camellia from the Winter series bred by dr. Ackerman. It is one of the very rare varieties with variegated foliage. It produces small, bright pink, single, non-fragrant flowers w ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1.5 - 2m 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
Camellia japonica
Betty Sette is a spring flowering hardy camellia from dr. Ackerman that first flowered in 1985 and was registered in 1992. It is a cross between c. japonica varieties Frost Queen and Variety Z. It produces medium-sized, 7-9 ...
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
Camellia japonica
Kingyo-tsubaki is another collectible gem among Japanese camellias. It was first described in Shirai-Bunko from 1789 and has so far received many names. Translation of its accepted Japanese name means goldfish camellia beca ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1.5 - 2.5m 7   (down to -18C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia japonica
Kuro Delight is a spring flowering hardy camellia from dr. Ackerman, perhaps the darkest red among the hardy varieties. It is a seedling of c. japonica ‚Kuro-tsubaki‘ x ‚Variety Z‘ that first flowere ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1.3 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia sasanqua
Bonanza is an autumn flowering variety of Camellia sasanqua which originated as a chance seedling of c.sasanqua ‘Crimson Tide’ in Semmes, Alabama, USA, and was registered in 1962. It makes 6-7 cm across, semi-do ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1.5 - 2.5m 7   (down to -18C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cedrus atlantica
Fastigiata Glauca is a blue green or silvery blue version of an attractive form of Atlas cedar Fastigiata with strictly narrow, columnar habit. Its lateral branches are short and densely cover the leader. If a branch g ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 8m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cedrus libani
Cedar of Lebanon is the most popular cedar in our country as it combines two important features: it is fully hardy and has the typical, beautiful cedar shape. In this case, however, we are bringing you a rare variety called Pyramidalis. Difficult to guess what this cedar is all about, eh? ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
9 - 15m 3 - 5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cercis canadensis
Ruby Falls is undoubtedly one of the darkest coloured little trees that will grab your attention thanks to its dark burgundy red, typically heart-shaped, approximately 8x10 cm large leaves and a weeping habit. Its crown is quite compact and the branches may ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chionanthus virginicus
Fringe tree is a very rare and beautiful small shrub or small tree. In early summer it has profusion of upto 20 cm long pendent panicles of fragrant, shiny snow-white, narrow flowers. Female plants produce bluish black berries, however, usually only male plants are sold in nurseries. Mid ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1.5 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cladrastis kentukea (c.lutea)
Yellow wood is a rare, though fully hardy tree that deserves more attention. Its origin is not clear and definite. Usually this small tree or large shrub is connected with Kentucky, USA, but many plants grow freely on limestone cliffs on China and Japan. It used to be a jewel of royal gardens ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 10m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Daphne cneorum
Garland flower is best cultivated as a rocky plant in the garden. It forms neat, low cushions with densely leaved, erect branches if grown in full sun. At their tips appear clusters of immensely fragrant flowers in late spring. Small leaves are evergreen, lance-sha ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.3m 0.3 - 0.8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Davidia involucrata (S.H.N.)
Sonoma dove tree is a sensation that has been a subject of excited debates and positive comments on horticultural forums for some time now. It is a variety that arose from grafts taken from Sonoma Heritage Tree No.20 at Son ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 8m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Decaisnea fargesii
Decaisnea is a very attractive and rare small tree from China. It is cultivated for its beautiful, exotic looking foliage, and coloured seed pods. It produces multiple of thin, upright trunks which bear leaves usually at the tops, just like aralias. The deciduous leaves are elegant, light ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 1 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Gardenia jasminoides
Gardenia is a well-known indoor plant with fantastic fragrance. However, in 1990s a few breeders came with selections that were supposed to grow happily outdoors, too. Among those Kleim’s Hardy was one of the first truly successful attempts. Kleim’s Hardy is a s ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1m 7   (down to -18C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helwingia chinensis
Broad-Leaved-Form is a simple name for a variety of Chinese helwingia found in 1990’s. It has larger and broader leaves as opposed to its narrow-leaved sister var. chinensis. They are evergreen, very glossy, shallowly ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helwingia chinensis var.
Chinese helwingia, var. chinensis, was first described by Batalin in 1893. It is a hardy species found in North Burma, West and Central China (Yunnan, Szechuan, Kansu, Kweichou, Hupeh). For me it is the most attractive one ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Heptacodium miconioides
Seven son flower is a fascinating shrub that was first found in China by Ernest H.Wilson more than a hundred years ago, in 1907. Still, it took almost 80 years before this plant was cultivated commercially. Seven son flower is ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex
Dragonskin is a male holly discovered by Ingo Sthreneberg in his greenhouse, in German nursery town Wiesmoor, it was first introduced at Rhodo 2010. It is a mutation of i. aguifolium ‘Angustifolia’ and obviousl ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex
Malcolm S. Whipple is a hybrid male holly which originated in Colvos Creek Nursery, Washington, USA. It was named after Malcolm Whipple (1925-2019), a farmer and horticulturist, who loved plants and gardens, and when he ret ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2.5 - 3.5m 1.5 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex (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
Nigricans is a rare variety of English holly which belongs to aquifolium group but produces foliage that is much closer to blue hollies (x meserveae hybrids). Its evergreen leaves are highly glossy, leathery, narrowly ovate ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 1 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex 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
Takakuma-yama is a Japanese holly variety named by Mount Takakuma near Kagoshima town on Kyushu Island, Japan, because its spreading - outwardly pyramidal habit - resembles a shape of this charismatic mountain. It yields sm ...
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
Ilex glabra
Ilex glabra has a number of names: inkberry, gallberry, Appalachian tea, dye-leaves or evergreen winterberry. Do you notice that neither of them says holly? Because it does not really look like one. When a plant has so many names it is usually very old and native t ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 1 - 1.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex pedunculosa
Being addicted to special and rare plants I could not miss this unique holly which comes from the USA and is extremely hard to find in Europe. I cannot figure out why knowing that it proves to be one of the hardiest and at the same time utterly beautiful evergreen plants. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 1.5 - 2.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x altaclerensis
Balearica is another large-leaved Highclere holly. It has dark green and highly glossy leaves that are broadly ovate, evergreen, leathery, shallowly spined at margins, and decorated with conspicuous light green veins. New f ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 1.5 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x altaclerensis
Belgica is another spineless Highclere holly that is rare both in cultivation as well as in garden centres. It is a beautiful and robust plant producing quite large, 7-10 cm long, widely elliptic, evergreen, flat, deep gree ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
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 meserveae
Little Stranger is a rare, compact growing blue holly variety from Germany. It is an upright, slow growing shrub with evergreen foliage. Leaves are very dark green, narrowly lance-shaped, almost spineless or just gently ser ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Indigofera heterantha
Himalayan indigo is an unusual shrub from, wonder of wonders, Himalayas. Its deciduous, compound leaves are pale green and look like miniature locust leaves. Flowers cannot be compared to anything you normally see growing in Central European gardens. They are pea-like, formed in erect racemes ...
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
Lagerstroemia
Natchez is another hardy hybrid of crape myrtle. It has profusion of white flowers from mid summer. Deciduous leaves are 3-4 cm long, elliptic to obovate, very glossy, mid green in summer, turning red and orange in autumn. Older plants reveal cinnamon red flaking-off bark. Natch ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lagerstroemia indica
DYNAMITE® is possibly the reddest crepe myrtle variety known to trade. It produces large (30x20 cm), upright panicles of the richest red shade you may have seen. Flowering begins in late July or early August and contin ...
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
Liquidambar styraciflua
We are happy to introduce one of the most beautiful and very rare variety of sweetgum called Rotundiloba. The Latin name says it all: with rounded lobes. Its leaves show distinctly rounded lobes on 3 segments of a 5-lobed star-shaped leaves. They are deciduous, deep green, gloss ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 7m 2 - 4m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Are you a magnolia lover who thinks he has seen them all? Well, have another look at this almost blue magnolia. Of course it is slightly exaggerated, there are just blue hues in the bud, yet they are stunning. Blue Opal ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Among deciduous magnolias there are varieties that bloom later than most of the Asian ones. This selection named Charles Coates originated in England in Kew, famous for its Kew Gardens, by crossing m.sieboldii and
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 1.5 - 2.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Columnar Pink is an admirable magnolia variety selected by famous English gardener Maurice Foster. His 15-acre large garden is located near Sevenoaks in Kent, U.K., a place about 500 meters above sea level which is sometime ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
If you like the spring profusion of blooming magnolias, look at this yellow rarity. Probably the best yellow magnolia so far was raised by a Belgian breeder, Philippe de Spoelberch. It is a cross between Miss Honeybee a Gold Crown. It is called Daphne. Its flowers are deep yell ...
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
Magnolia
Daybreak magnolia has a unique shade of pink. The flower buds are slim and tall, rich pink but not garish. They show small, flame-like triangles of green colour at the bottom of their calyxes. The buds take quite some time looking precious for many days befo ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 1.5 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Felix magnolia, also called Felix Jury, is a recent introduction by Mark Jury, and a gorgeous hybrid named after his late father who fortunately lived to see its first flowers, but not its worldwide success a few yea ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3.5m 1.5 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Genie is a sensational new magnolia from New Zealand. After 15 years of breeding there is eventually a plant that holds its deep red-purple colour well and offers prolonged flowering period. The hybridizing process was truly awesome, if you are interested in how this jewel came ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 3m 1 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Manchu Fan is a white flowering rare magnolia from New Zealand. It bears medium-sized, goblet-shaped flowers that are almost pure white with a very light pink smudge at the bottom. The petals look like fragile china and do not open up completely keeping the elegant goblet shape. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Old Port magnolia is a Vance Hooper hybrid from 1992 when this cross of Sweet Simplicity seedling and magnolia liliiflora Nigra first flowered. It bears gor ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
This new magnolia is for everyone who fell in love with Lanarth variety and its deep purple red cup shaped flowers. It is another of its new clones with large flowers whose deeper colour is present both outside and inside the petals, ...
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
Magnolia
Shirazz (two zeds) is a lush magnolia variety from New Zealand. It is a cross between magnolia denudata and magnolia
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 1.5 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Vulcan is an awesome magnolia hybrid raised in New Zealand by Felix Jury in 1990. Yet before it got its attention by gardening public it was used for further hybridizing and became a parent for excellent varieties such as < ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 3 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
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
Samuel Sommer is an exceptional evergreen magnolia praised for both its beauty as well as durability. During the first decade of its existence it proved resistant to cold, strong wind, and freezing rain and snow. It belongs ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 8m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora ('24 Below')
Southern magnolia Twenty Four Below is next to Edith Bogue variety one of the two hardiest evergreen magnolias known to trade. It produces large, 24-28 cm across, c ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 8m 3 - 5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora (Flore Pleno)
Evergreen (bull bay) magnolia is the queen of flowering trees and a typical plant of our nursery. We choose the most beautiful and at the same time hardiest varieties. Nannetensis® is a French variety that gained popul ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 8m 3 - 5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia officinalis
Houpu magnolia is a rare taxon native to Chinese hills and mountains formerly found at altitudes of 300-1500 m. It is distinguished by large leaves and fragrant white flowers on fully leaved-out plants. Flowers are creamy-white to pale butter-yellow, 10-14 cm acro ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 20m 4 - 6m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia virginiana
Sweet bay is a unique magnolia species that was first described by Carl Linnaeus, founder of modern taxonomy, already in 1753. Magnolia virginiana, that was the Latin name it received, was the very first magnolia species ever listed under this name. Interestingly, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia virginiana
Sweet bay is a unique magnolia species that was first described by Carl Linnaeus, founder of modern taxonomy, already in 1753. Magnolia virginiana, that was the Latin name it received, was the very first magnolia species ever listed under this name. Interestingly, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia x brooklynensis
Hattie Carthan magnolia was bred by Doris Stone from the Brooklyn Botanic Garden by cross-pollinating several unnamed m. x brooklynensis hybrids (m.acuminata x magnolia x liliiflora) and ‘Evamaria’ variety. The ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 7m 1.5 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia x thompsoniana
Thompson magnolia boasts large, creamy white, very fragrant flowers which come out from June until July on a fully leafed out plant. The flowers are up to 15 cm across and the fragrance is deep and sweet. Deciduous leaves are broadly ovate to obovate, 15-25 cm long ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Malus domestica
Vampira is a German series of apple varieties with red flesh named after a local variety celebrating its market breakthrough in the new millennium. Honestly, red-flesh apples are not new, they belong to a long range of old varieties, they just were not so mu ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 2 - 4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Malus trilobata
Trilobata crabapple is a rare and unusual plant that is not difficult to grow butyet quite difficult to source. Its most specific feature is the leaf shape – it looks like a merge between maple and hawthorn. The leaves are not large but their prominent lobes ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
7 - 13m 2 - 5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Myrica gale
Bog myrtle is a deciduous shrub found in moist and constantly waterlooged areas all around Northern Hemisphere. It makes small, inversely lance-shaped or narrowly obovate, dark green to slightly blue-green leaves, and fragrant flowers from mid spring. The flowers a ...
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 1   (down to -46C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Myrica pensylvanica
Northern bayberry is native to eastern coast of North America, and obviously Pennsylvania where its name comes from. It is probably the showiest of all hardy myricas thanks to its light green, leathery, and highly glossy foliage which resembles pittosporum. Leaves ...
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 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Osmanthus fragrans f.
This unique sweet olive is a mid-sized or large, well-branched shrub with thin, flexible twigs which withstand heavy, wet snow without breaking. Its evergreen leaves are leathery, oblong-lance-shaped, medium to dark green, not very glossy, but exceptionally large: ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 4m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia davidiana (Stranvaesia davidiana)
David's photinia / Chinese stranvaeasia is an evergreen shrub whose close relative is a garden hybrid photinia Red Robin. It comes from China and Vietnam and has better cold resistance and narrower leaves. They are deep green and glos ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 4m 1.5 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Polemonium caeruleum
Brise d'Anjou is a Jacob's ladder variety from France from around 1995. It was found by Maurice and Rene Proteau in Brissac-Quince (west of France, about 100 km from Nantes) as a naturally occurring mutation of the species. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pterocarya rhoifolia
Japanese wing nut has deciduous, pinnate leaves upto 40 cm long, compound of up to 21 short, broadly elliptic leaflets which resemble those of sumac. They are dark green and turn yellow in autumn for a very short period. In early summer appear 25-30 cm long, narrow ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
20 - 30m 10 - 20m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pterostyrax corymbosa
Epaulette tree comes from China and Japan. There are two very similar species and even though they are both called the same common name, this one often gets the epithet v. It is a mid-sized, often multi-stemmed tree or spreading shrub, about one third smaller than ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus dentata
Leaves of this rare daimyo oak are extra large and can reach up to 30 cm in length on adult trees. They are glossy, have rounded lobes, and are almost leathery, just like leaves on evergreen plants. This one, however, is deciduous but still it keeps its old foliage late into winter. The leave ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 6m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus ilex
Holm oak is a natural species, not a hybrid in spite of two specific names in its Latin title. Around 2000 Tranquillo Matteini discovered a single seedling of different characteristics in his nursery in Pistoia, Italy. After a few years of growing and testing it tu ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 12m 4 - 8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus macrocarpa
Bur oak is renowned mainly for its furrowed bark of the trunk and ridged twigs with winged look and corky feeling when touched. Both bark and twigs are pale brown to grey. Deciduous leaves are rather large, up to 25 cm long, light to mid green, firm to almost leath ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 15m 4 - 10m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus myrsinifolia
Bamboo-leaf oak, or sometimes also called Chinese evergreen oak is a rare evergreen tree that is not widely used in cultivation in Europe which is a great pity. It has evergreen, bamboo-like, lance-shaped, narrow leaves that emerge bronze-purple and mature to a dark green. Compared to cherry ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 8m 3 - 6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus palustris 'Pingreen'
It is always so nice to learn about a new plant that represents a smaller version of a large species just because many of us want to enjoy its features without having to fear that it will take up the whole of our garden. GREEN PILLAR® is one of them. It ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
7 - 15m 1 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus pontica
Armenian oak is one of my most favourite oaks. It produces very large, attractive leaves and the plant itself resembles sea-side flora. Its deciduous leaves can be up to 25 cm long, exceptionally even larger, broadly elliptic to obovate, mid green, soft and hairy when young, changing to smoot ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 2 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus rhysophylla
Mexican oak is not a widespread tree. It is not listed in many encyclopedias in America and is almost non existent in Europe as it is too tender to grow in most parts of the old continent. Still, there is a mention in 1979 of a special sport selected from this species. At that time Internet w ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus x warei 'Long'
Columnar hybrid oak REGAL PRINCE® is a result of crossing seeds of English oak (quercus robur Fastigiata) and swamp white oak (quercus bicolor). The aim was t ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
7 - 15m 3 - 6m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
„Blattgold“ is a sensational new variety from Germany. It is more attractive for its colourful leaves than lavender pink flowers. The leaves have irregular variegation that starts with bright golden yellow in the centre, is followed by light green blotches towards the edges, and finishes ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Great Dane belongs among rhododendrons that are cultivated predominantly for their beautiful foliage. As the leaves emerge they are covered with dense, silvery grey indumentum. Customers are sometimes afraid that this film ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
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
Nancy Evans is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful yellow-flowering varieties. Its flowers are really yellow, with a deep orange margin and no flare. This variety requires a sheltered position. It can take full sun in summer but will prefer shade in winter ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 1 - 1.5m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron (Yakushimanum)
Teddy Bear is really a cute name for a rhododendron, isn’t it? It belongs among rhododendrons that are cultivated predominantly for their beautiful foliage. The most interesting feature is the coppery orange or brown ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron stenopetalum
Schnbrunn is a unique and beautiful semi-deciduous azalea. The flower petals are extremely narrow just like its linear, ribbon-like leaves. They are mid green, matte, and remain evergreen through mild winters. After cold w ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.8 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sassafras albidum
Sassafras is a beautiful tree, originally from China, Taiwan and North America, with attractive leaves. It has irregular growth making each one a specimen. The leaves are fresh green, mostly 3-lobed with rounded ends, however on one plant you will also find leaves with 2 lobes, and also le ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 10m 2 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sequoiadendron giganteum
Glaucum giant redwood is a smaller variety of this evergreen conifer with glaucous needles. It was first described by Christoph Friedrich Otto in 1860. Its habit is very narrowly conical even at older age. If sufficiently i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 30m 3 - 5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Stachyurus chinensis
Chinese spiketail is a lovely shrub from China with handsome racemes of pale yellow, bell-shaped flowers in early spring. Flower buds are beginning to form in late summer and in case of Celina variety they open up in end March or early April, contrasting beautifully with the pur ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2.5m 1 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Staphylea colchica
This bladdernut species comes from Colchis - nowadays Georgia in Caucasus, and represents one of the oldest melliferous plants of the region. There are records saying that it was also grown in large pots so it could be moved to greenhouses in winter and forced to e ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3.5m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Stewartia monadelpha
Tall stewartia comes from Korea and South Japan. It is possibly the tallest of the species, yet quite slender and conical growing, most often multi-stemmed tree. Its trunks are possibly the key feature why collectors and plant lovers seek after this plant. The bark ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 25m 4 - 6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Stewartia pseudocamellia
It is our utmost pleasure to offer this summer-blooming beauty: false camellia. It comes from moist woodlands of North America and eastern Asia (Japan, China, Vietnam, Nepal). It belongs to the same genus theaceae like camellia and tea. Its main attraction are the flowers. They are 6-7 cm ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 6m 1 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Stewartia rostrata
Fragrant stewartia comes from South China (not to be confused with stewartia sinensis) and, as the name suggests, bears profusion of mildly fragrant flowers. Do not expect lilac's strength of perfume, just a faint, rose-like aroma. Flowers open from purple red buds ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 6m 3 - 5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Styrax japonicus
Pink Chimes is a rare variety of Japanese snowbell with pink, bell-shaped flowers that hang on short stalks underneath the leaved branches. Leaves are glossy, ovate to elliptic, mid to dark green, turning yellow or red in autumn. It can be pruned at the end of winter. Grow it ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Styrax obassia
Fragrant snowbell is a large bush or a small tree which, in spite of its name, does not bear highly fragrant flowers. It is closely related to Japanese snowbell and comes from the same regions of Asia: Kor ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 8m 2 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Toona sinensis (Cedrela sinensis)
Cedrela = Chinese cedar is a highly decorative small tree or multistemmed shrub whose leaves and young branches when crushed release a garlic-like scent. But no worry, the plant itself has only a light spicy scent and when in bloom in has a pleasant sweet fragrance. Flamingo ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 10m 1 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Trochodendron aralioides
Wheeltree is an extraordinary evergreen piece from the East (Japan, Korea, Taiwan). Its uniqueness is emphasized by the fact that it is the one and only species of its genus. Moreover, it is a very old species, imprint of its leaf was found in a 49 million years ol ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 4m 1.5 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Vaccinium Pinkberry®
Pink blueberries, now commonly called Pinkberry® are a modern attraction of early 2000's. The first plant was achieved by American breeder Mark Ehlenfeldt from Agricultural Research Service (ARS), who in 1991 crossed rabbit ...
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

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