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Abelia
Abelias belong to the most popular flowering shrubs of dwarf to small sizes, mainly thanks to its long flowering period: June-October. Variety Edward Goucher was introduced by a botanist of the same name in the USA in 1911 as a cross between abelia x grandiflora and abelia schum ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 1m 0.3 - 1m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Abelia x grandiflora
Abelia Confetti® can be the true dwarf jewel, for instance, in the evergreen group of your front yard. It has 2-3 cm long, pointed, glossy, semi-evergreen, variegated leaves with white margins and green centres. It blooms from July until October with pa ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.5m 0.2 - 0.5m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Abelia x grandiflora
Kaleidoscope® is another novelty of the turn of the century. It drags attention thanks to its multicoloured foliage, but not only that. This abelia was found as a naturally occurring mutation of abelia x grandiflora “Little Richard” by nurseryman Randall Dale Li ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.3 - 0.8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Abelia x grandiflora (syn. a.rupestris)
Glossy abelia is a garden hybrid between abelia chinensis and abelia uniflora, and is sometimes also called abelia rupestris. Its dominant feature is profuse flowering from late June until late autumn. Flowers are small, funnel-shaped, pure whi ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.8m 0.5 - 1.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Achillea
Terracotta is a typical Mediterranean pot material. Translated literally it means “baked soil” and looking at this yarrow it is clear to understand why its breeder chose this name. Terracotta yarrow produces ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.4m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Achillea millefolium 'Florachr01'
MILLY ROCK™ ROSE yarrow makes pastel rosy red flowers with yellow centres composed in almost flat corymbs atop about 30-40 cm tall stems. Flowering begins in June and continues until late August. Fern-like leaves are ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.4m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Aconitum napellus
Album is a unique monkshood variety with purely white flowers hiding a whorl of yellow green stamens inside something that does look like a hood of a monk's coat. They are formed in erect racemes on stems that can be 1.5 ta ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 0.3 - 0.4m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Agapanthus
For some reason white blooming varieties of African blue lily are significantly hardier than the blue ones which seem to be in loud demand. Still, these white gems enjoy the same level of success, only silently. Why? Because they are no less beautiful. Fancy ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.7 - 0.8m 0.3 - 0.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Agapanthus
Unlike most of other African blue lilies which are blue this gem shows off with its pure white flowers. They are trumpet-shaped, composed in rich umbels and appear at the tips of about 60-80 cm long, sturdy stems. Strap-like leaves are about 2-3 cm wide, mid green. Blooming time begins with h ...
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 - 0.8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ailanthus altissima
Tree of heaven is a beautiful name for an extraordinary plant. It comes from China but is completely hardy in our climate. It is a tall tree suitable for large garden, parks or as a street tree. It is grown for unusually big leaves that can be half a meter long. The are compound of upto 30 ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 20m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Albizia julibrissin
Evi's Pride (also spelled Evey's Pride) is a purple-leaved form of silk tree which boasts with better hardiness and richer flowering as opposed to Summer Chocolate®< ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 3 - 6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Albizia julibrissin 'Boubri'
Ombrella® belongs to the hardy group. It was a chance selection from France which was observed and cultivated, and later on patented under the name Boubri. It differs from the species by darker leaves and deeply coloured flowers. Exotic looking flowers are pinky-red, hairy spheres wit ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 6m 1 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Albizia julibrissin 'Pos1'
TROPICAL DREAM is a silk tree variety from Belgium where it was selected by Johan Possemiers around 1984. It was selected among many seedlings raised from seeds collected around Seoul in South Korea. Though, it took many ye ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 3 - 6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Allium
Millenium is a beautiful variety of ornamental onion with about 30 cm tall, strong stems atop which appear 4-5 cm wide flower heads composed of numerous rich lilac pink, slightly fragrant flowers. They open from early July ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.4m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Aralia elata
If you are looking for an architectural plant that will attract passersby’s eyes but at the same time will require zero maintenance, and on top of that will be hardy enough for our winters, have a look at this Japanese angelica tree. Is it because the leaves ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 6m 2 - 4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Aralia elata
Variegata is one of the first (or possibly the very first) variegated mutation of Japanese angelica tree which probably explains it rather botanical, charmless name. Nonetheless the plant itself is charm impersonified! ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea x
Perla del Verbano is a sensational new variety of evergreen hybrid azalea that originated in Northern Italy. It bears profusion of bright pink, double = hose in hose flowers from end June until late July. They appear continuously so you can enjoy them for as long as a month unde ...
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 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja
Lochinch is a hybrid butterfly bush which originated as a natural mutation in the gardens of the Lochinch Castle in Scotland around 1940. It is possibly a hybrid between the most utilized b.davidii and its Chinese relative, ...
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
Buddleja
SUMMER BIRD Blue is a small butterfly bush producing possibly the largest flowers of all SUMMER BIRD series. The purple blue panicles are about 12-14 cm long and quite fat - some 5-6 cm wide, and appear from mid July until ...
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 - 0.6m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja
SUMMER BIRD Violet is a profusely flowering, dwarf butterfly bush producing short panicles of lilac pink flowers. They are 6-8 cm long and sweetly fragrant, and appear from mid July until autumn if you regularly deadhead sp ...
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 - 0.6m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja davidii
Adonis was very handsome which is why this butterfly bush has his name – Adonis Blue. The flowers are deep indigo blue and violet with orange throat. The inflorescence may look like lilac hence its other name: summer ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja davidii
Black Knight is a butterfly bush variety with one of the deepest colours currently available in the market. They are deep purple blue, heavily scented, up to 30 cm long. Individual flowers are small and tubular, formed in dense panicles at the ends of the branches. The infloresc ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja davidii
Border Beauty is a another butterfly bush proved by time. It was bred already in 1962, by a Dutch breeder Henry Schiphorst. It produces about 20 cm long, dense panicles of purple violet flowers with orange throat. Individua ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 1.5 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja davidii
Empire Blue is a butterfly bush variety bearing rich violet flowers with an orange eye. The inflorescence may look like lilac hence its other name: summer lilac. However, it can get misleading as summer lilac is more often ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja davidii
Orchid Beauty is a real beauty among butterfly bushes. It produces incredibly large inflorescences which are as long as 40 cm in the first flush, and 15-20 cm long in all consequent flushes until early autumn. Individual fl ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja davidii
If you like pink and butterflies at the same time, Pink Delight is butterfly bush variety ideal for you. Individual flowers are small and tubular, formed in up to 40 cm long, dense panicles at the ends of the branches. The inflorescence may look like lilac hence its other name: ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja davidii
Royal Red is a butterfly bush with deep purple-red flowers that are fragrant and up to 50 cm long. Individual flowers are small and tubular, formed in up to 40 cm long, dense panicles at the ends of the branches. The inflorescence may look like lilac hence its other name: summer ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja davidii
Santana is a rare variety of butterfly bush, renowned for its striking variegated foliage. In its short history it has already gained 5 names: Santana, Sultana, Sultan, Red Admiral, and Thia, tha last of which is incorrectl ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 1.5 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja davidii
White Profusion is a white flowering butterfly bush. Individual flowers are small and tubular, formed in up to 40 cm long, dense panicles at the ends of the branches. The inflorescence may look like lilac hence its other name: summer lilac. However, it can get misleading as summ ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja davidii 'Lonplum'
SUGAR PLUM is another fantastic success by English breeder Peter R.Moore. It is a butterfly bush, a cross between varieties Royal Red and Summer Beauty. The result has a rich colour of the first parent, and compact habit an ...
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja x weyeriana 'Bicolor'
Flower Power® is a recent butterfly bush intruduction with attractive colour play. The buds are lavender violet and open into lilac-pink flowers with conspicuous orange throats that add brightness to the overall appearance. Individual flowers are small and tubular, formed i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Calycanthus
Aphrodite is a beautiful, large-flowered sweetshrub hybrid between c.chinensis and c.occidentalis. The flowers are often compared to magnolias - both in shape and size. They are 7-9 cm across, rich crimson to ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 2 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Calycanthus floridus
This easy to grow shrub has many names and all of them say something about the beautiful scent of the flowers: sweetshrub, strawberry shrub, or even pineapple shrub. That’s because of the deliciously scented flowers which smell like a blend of strawberry jam and apple juice. ...
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
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
Campsis radicans
Flava is a north-american variety of trumpet creeper with golden yellow flowers. They are trumpet-shaped, 5-6 cm long. Flowering begins in mid July and strong, well-established plants keep on blooming until the first frosts. Pinnate leaves are large, deciduous, light green and r ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 1 - 2m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis radicans
Stromboli is a strong variety with deep red flowers. They are trumpet-shaped, 7-8 cm long, deep red both inside and outside, the throat shows a few dark veins on yellowish background. Flowering begins in mid July and strong, well-established plants keep on blooming until the first fros ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 1 - 2m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis x tagliabuana
One of th latest varieties of trumpet creeper named Indian Summer“® has been winning all sorts of awards since 1998. It is a successful cross between c.tagliabuana and c.radicans that originated in the Netherlands and was patented in the USA under the name Kudian. ...
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
Campsis x tagliabuana
„Indian Summer“® is one of the latest varieties among trumpet creepers. It is a successful cross between c.tagliabuana and c.radicans that originated in the Netherlands and was patented in the USA under the name Kudian. It blooms abundantly from early July u ...
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis x tagliabuana
In 1893, in a nursery near Milano, Italy, Tagliabua brothers made a beautiful cross between North American radicans and Chinese grandiflora, which inherited hardiness from the west and large flowers from the east. The flowers are 7-9 cm wide, orange red with yellowish-throat. The buds form a raceme ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis x tagliabuana ('Takarazuka Yellow')
SUMMER JAZZ™ Gold is a fascinating new variety of hybrid trumpet creeper. It makes very large flowers whose size is the same as those on Chinese trumpet creeper – 8 cm across. They are rich golden yellow with pr ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Caryopteris x clandonensis
Blue Balloon® is a fantastic new variety of bluebeard. It is a very popular shrub of low growth with purple-blue flowers. They are formed in terminal cymes and bloom from end summer until early autumn. Their scent is attractive for butterflies and bumble-bees. What humans c ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.3 - 0.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Caryopteris x clandonensis
Heavenly Blue is a favourite variety of bluebeard. It has profusion of purple-blue flowers at the end of summer that attract bumble bees and butterflies. The leaves are deep green on the upper side and silvery blue-green beneath. They have an interesting scent which recalls cook ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.8m 0.4 - 0.8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Caryopteris x clandonensis
Summer Sorbet bluebeard is a fantastic novelty from England. It is a natural mutation of Kew Blue variety. Summer Sorbet has colourful foliage – the leaves are dark green in the centre with rich yellow margins. Flowers are violet-blue, come out at the end of summer and continue b ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.8m 0.4 - 0.8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Caryopteris x clandonensis
Worcester Gold is another variety of bluebeard. This one has bright yellow-green leaves. They are narrow, aromatic and silvery-green beneath. Flowers are formed in small panicles and their deep blue colour looks like sky before a storm. They attract butterflies and bumble-bees. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.3 - 0.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Inoveris'
Bravo to French cultivators who come up with this new variety of bluebeard! Want to hear why we are so excited about it? Compared to its parent this one has deep green, larger leaves with silvery underneath; deeper blue and more numerous flowers; its flowering period is rather extended from m ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Catalpa bignonioides
Aurea variey bears huge, tropical looking, heart shaped leaves (20-25 cm large), of bright yellow-green colour. They are slightly hairy like suede, pleasant to touch. They have interesting scent similar to tobacco leaves that allegedly repels insects. Beginning of summer 20-30 cm t ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 8m 2 - 6m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Catalpa x erubescens
Do you like a tall tree but are afraid it would be too big for your small garden? Well, if you have enough will to prune it every one or two years you can always control its size provided it is not an ash type tree growing about 1 m every year. Thus you can enhance the look of your garden with somet ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 9m 3 - 6m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Centaurea montana
Amethyst in Snow is a unique variety of mountain bluet where blue is truly out of the question. This perennial makes the most amazing flowers with amethyst purple centres and snow white or very pale pink ray florets on 30-4 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.4m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ceratostigma willmottianum
Hardy plumbago is a superb substitution for its tender relative common in the Mediterranean. This one has even deeper blue flowers with 5 petals, mid-green, bristly, obovate, deciduous leaves with purple margins and purple stems. The plants itself is very dense and in full sun bears profu ...
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 6b   (down to -21C) 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
x Chitalpa tashkentensis
The orchid-like flowers are pale to bright pink with a yellow throat and frilled margins. Flowers have a lovely, sweet scent. Summer Bells® is a chitalpa variety repeating flowering. It starts in early summer and last for 2-3 weeks, and then again in second half of August f ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Clematis
Ashva is an attractive variety of clematis with 7-10 cm wide flowers. The sepals are violet-purple with a wide stripe in the middle of magenta colour. It belongs to Group 3 clematis, flowering in mid- and late summer. Flowers appear on new growths. Cut back all the previous y ...
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
Clematis
Jackmanii is one of the oldest clematis varieties (from 1858) as well as one of the very first and very popular hybrids with large flowers. This explains why it is so widespread by today. Its 4-petalled deep purple blue flo ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Clematis
Piilu is an interesting variety of clematis with double flowers in late spring and single flowers in late summer / early autumn. They have frilled margins. The flower sepals are light lilac-mauve with deeper red wide bands in the middle, and yellow anthers. They are 6-12 cm acro ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Clematis
Rouge Cardinal is a clematis with the deepest shade of crimson red colour. The flowers are velvety, with a slightly lighter band across the sepals. This variety prefers full sun. It belongs to Group 3 clematis, flowering in mid- and late summer. Flowers appear on new growths. ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Clematis
The President is an old-time favourite with large, 10-15 cm across, deep blue flowers. The sepals are narrow and separated from each other. Anthers are more or less white making a nice contrast with the flower colour. It belongs to Group 2 clematis. Its flowers appear first in late ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Clematis
Ville de Lyon is a large-flowered clematis variety with carmine-red flowers. The sepals are deeper nearer their margins, the anthers are yellow. The flowers are compact, almost flat, and very pretty. Bes grown through a shrub as lower foliage becomes scorched by late summer. ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Clematis (viticella)
Etoile Violette (Viticella group) is a popular variety of old man's beard with mid-sized deep violet purple flowers from July until September. They have 6 petals and centres decorated with numerous creamy white stame ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 1 - 1.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Clethra alnifolia
Sweet pepper bush or summersweet is a deciduous shrub from the east coast of USA, occurring in moist locations to wetlands, and on stream banks. It is a trouble-free plant which is becoming popular again in our country thanks to i ...
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 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Clethra alnifolia
Sweet pepper bush is becoming popular again in our country. It is a medium-sized shrub flowering in summer. Flowers are bell-shaped, creamy white, opening from rose buds, formed in upright racemes with pinkish stalks in July and August. They have a lovely, sweet fragrance, hence its name. ...
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
Clethra alnifolia
Summer sweet (sweet pepper bush) is a popular shrub in our country again. No wonder that its new varieties are gaining more attention. Like this one – Sixteen Candles. Sixteen Candles
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.4 - 0.6m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Coreopsis 'Baluptgonz'
The UPTICK™ series of perennial tickseed is bred by Blair Winner from Santa Paula in California, USA. The aim was to select freely flowering plants of attractive colours and reliable hardiness.
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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
Coreopsis grandiflora
Early Sunrise is a profusely flowering tickseed with an extremely long bloom period. It produces semi-double or double flowers of golden yellow colour from early June until late autumn if the weather is sunny and relatively ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.3m 0.3 - 0.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Coreopsis verticillata
Thread leaf coreopsis is a wonderful, maintenance-free perennial which shines its way through any garden with rich-coloured flowers all summer long. You can have a country garden or be a town-garden enthusiast, coreopsis will still have features suitable for your plot. “Zagreb ...
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cornus kousa
“Satomi” is the most sought after variety among the Japanese ones. Its flowers are of light to deep pink colour that is unevenly spread throughout the flowers. Technically, they are not flowers but 4 flower bracts composed around small flower heads. They are up to 10 cm wide and c ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Crocosmia
Carmine Brilliant is another amazing montbretia with fiery-coloured flowers. They are rich orange red with a striking yellow centre and stamens. They are funnel-shaped or campanulate and appear from mid July for at least a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.6m 0.5 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Crocosmia
Columbus is a rich golden yellow flowering montbretia. Its funnel-shaped (campanulate) flowers are like Indian curry combined with an attractive necklace of a few crimson dots and small flames under the throat. They appear ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.6m 0.5 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Crocosmia
Constance is a montbretia with glowing orange flowers with yellow centres. They are broadly funnel-shaped, open wide, facing the amazed passersby who gaze at its magnetizing colour. The flowers appear from late July for 3-4 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.4 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Crocosmia
Lucifer is a fascinating montbretia for several reasons. First because it was bred already in mid 20th century and is still one of the top sellers today, and second – its flowers are the richest fiery red available. T ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1m 0.5 - 1m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora
George Davidson montbretia was bred by an English breeder of the same name. It is one of my favourites because it has my colour: golden yellow. The flowers are large, bell-shaped, wide-open, and appear in midseason until la ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cytisus nigricans
Black broom is a profusely flowering shrub that can be found growing naturally in our countryside. Its features made breeders come up with a more compact variety ideal for our gardens. It is called Cyni. Cyni is a black broom with numerous pea-like, bright yello ...
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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
Daphne x transatlantica
Summer Ice is a variegated form of hybrid daphne caucasica found by Bob Tichnor of Oregon State University’s North Willamette Research and Extension Centre in Oregon, USA. The source does not say whether the plant is ...
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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
Daphne x transatlantica 'Blafra'
ETERNAL FRAGRANCE™ is a compact and dense growing variety of a hybrid daphne with long flowering period. Its small flowers are tubular, almost white inside and pale lilac pink outside. They have a strong and sweet per ...
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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
Delphinium
M.F. Dark Blue White Bee is Magic Fountain larkspur variety with deep indigo blue outer petals decorated with dwarf white petals that look like a bee feasting on its nectar. Basal l ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1m 0.3 - 0.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Dianthus gratianopolitanus
Flavora is a mat forming variety of Cheddar pink with quite large flowers for an alpine perennial. In summer 2-3 cm wide flowers are produced atop wiry stems. They are scented, heavily dissected at margins, and combine seve ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.2m 0.3 - 0.4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Dianthus superbus
KAHORI PINK is a very pretty hybrid pink variety with rich rosy pink flowers from May until midsummer. The main flowering season is June when this mounding perennial is covered with about 2cm wide flowers atop very short st ...
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 - 0.4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Echinacea
Cleopatra is a fascinating new hybrid coneflower bred by Ariel Blom at AB Cultivars, The Netherlands. It produces strong stems with rich yellow, almost moon daisy-like flowers with amber orange cones. The stems are only abo ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.5m 0.3 - 0.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Echinacea
Delicious Candy® is one of the most fantastic purple pink coneflowers bred so far. Its semi-double, fragrant flowers appear atop 30-50 cm tall stems from early July until late September. The flowers are attractive for ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.5m 0.3 - 0.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Echinacea
Julia is another coneflower variety bringing so highly praized orange colour. The shade of its ray florets is a merge between terracotta and blood orange skin. They are composed around a small, brown cone in the centre. The ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.5m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Echinacea
Skipper Yellow coneflower is a rich golden yellow flowering variety with 10-11 cm large flowers. They appear from early July until late September atop strong, green stems about 50-60 cm tall. The colour is vivid and deep, a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.5m 0.3 - 0.4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Echinacea
Dutch lover of perennials Marco van Noort excels in breeding coneflowers and Summer Cocktail is his impressive variety from 2012. It makes single flowers whose colour changes from golden yellow as they open from buds, to or ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.7m 0.3 - 0.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Echinacea
MOOODZ® Awake coneflower is one of the few varieties with rich purple pink flower. The brightness as well as depth of this coneflower colour is something I have only seen in
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Echinacea 'Balsomsed'
SOMBRERO™ SALSA RED is a striking rich red coneflower producing 40-50 cm tall, thick, light green stems bearing single flowers from early July until late September. The discs are dark orange and hide plenty of nectar ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.5m 0.3 - 0.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Echinacea 'Hilmoosymp'
MOOODZ® SYMPATHY is another introduction from the MOOODZ® coneflower series. It produces 8-9 cm large, very fragrant flowers with ray florets that open to a beautiful soft ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Echinacea paradoxa
I suppose that everybody knows what paradox is. And in case of this coneflower the major paradox is that a perennial called purple coneflower is totally yellow. Or golden yellow which does not help either, so the botanists decided to change its name to reflect its location of origin:
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1m 0.5 - 0.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Echinacea purpurea
Butterfly Kisses® is a beautiful coneflower growing as a short and bushy perennial into an almost cushion-like habit. It produces masses of double flowers like pink jewels which appear from July until early autumn. Ind ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Echinacea purpurea
Fatal Attraction® is truly a fantastic variety of coneflower bred by Petrus Oudolf from the Netherlands, and patented in 2006. It makes very strong stems which get thicker towards the flower making it look like a micro ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Echinacea purpurea
Dutch breeder Petrus Hendricus Oudolf has already patented 3 beautiful coneflowers: Vintage Wine, Fatal Attraction, and Virgin. This late ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.3 - 0.5m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Echinacea purpurea
Breeding a beautiful flower is as important as selecting a perfect name for it afterwards. This case proves the point: Hot Papaya fully describes this coneflower with fiery red flowers with deep orange shades. They are borne on 60-70 cm long stalks from June until early autumn. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.3 - 0.5m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Echinacea purpurea
Prairie Splendor™ is a great addition to the coneflower family, this time bred by S&G Flowers. This variety makes flowers from the first year of sowing. Flowers are large, magenta pink to light rosy purple, with a ric ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Erigeron glaucus
Sea Breeze is a natural fleabane selection found by Frederick Yates in his garden bed in Congleton near Manchester (UK) in 1992. It makes fantastic, eye-catching and large daisy-like flowers which are up to 4 cm across. The ...
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 - 0.4m 5   (down to -29C) 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. Bowles’ Mauve is a beautiful variety with mauve flowers that open in late May and continue blooming until autumn. They are small, produced at ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.2 - 0.4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fuchsia
Fuchsias are back in fashion these days, mainly because more and more countries are testing the so-called hardy fuchsias which are aimed to live outdoors, in garden beds and borders. They are usually magellanica hybrids. Tom Thumb is a dwarf variety with extremely profuse fl ...
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 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fuchsia magellanica
Fuchsias are back in fashion these days, mainly because more and more countries are testing the so-called hardy fuchsias which are aimed to live outdoors, in garden beds and borders. They are usually magellanica hybrids. Ricartonii is a short, upright shrub with pendent, sin ...
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 - 0.8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Gaillardia
GALYA™ Wild Fire is another bi-coloured blanket flower which flowers from its first year. Its large, daisy-like flowers can really resemble a wild fire with its glowing combination of red ray florets with golden yello ...
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Gaillardia
MESA™ Red blanket flower makes 6-8 cm wide, dark red flowers where discs are dark burgundy red with golden yellow centres. They appear from about mid June and continue blooming restlessly until October, sometimes even ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Gaillardia
SpinTop is a new blanket flower series from Dutch company Dmmen Orange® introduced to market after 2015. SpinTop Yellow Touch left me breathless when I first saw its ingenious ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.3m 0.2 - 0.4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Gaura lindheimeri
Gaura is a typical example of a plant that deserves its price should it come in any pot size. It is a perennial with extra long bloom season and requiring little or no care. Geyser Pink variety forms a compact, airy bush with mid green, small leaves at the ground level and up to ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.3 - 0.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Gaura lindheimeri
GAUDI™ is another gaura series offering compact and profusely flowering plants. GAUDI™ Pink is a variety with large, pink flowers opening from burgundy red buds atop bur ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Gaura lindheimeri 'Gaudwwhi'
GEYSER, or often also called GEYSER WHITE is a beautiful and compact, white flowering gaura from GEYSER series. It produces wide-open, pure ...
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
Genista tinctoria
Royal Gold is a dyer's greenweed variety with extended blooming period. It produces masses of small, rich yellow flowers formed in erect racemes from late June for about a month, and then continues producing short racemes o ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Geranium
Rozanne® cranesbill was first introduced to horticultural public in 2000 and 8 years later it won a prestigious award Plant Of The Year. It boasts with large, 5-petalled, rich lilac-violet flowers from June until the l ...
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 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Geum coccineum
Avens is a pretty perennial whose wild forms can be found on every continent except Australia. Scarlet avens comes from the Balkans and is cultivated for its compact growth and extremely long flowering period.
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.2m 0.3 - 0.4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helenium
Biedermeier is a chameleon among Helen's flowers. It seems that two plants are never identical. Their flowers are golden yellow with various strength of rich and some flowers may be just yellow. The reverse of petals is ora ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 0.3 - 0.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helenium
Kokarde is my favourite variety of sneezeweed (Helen's flower). It produces large, daisy-like flowers with chocolate brown discs. The ray florets are rich golden yellow with some orange shades, and are irregularly highlight ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.3m 0.3 - 0.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helenium
Moerheim Beauty is an eye-catching variety of sneezeweed (helenium). It produces large, daisy-like flowers with chocolate brown discs. The ray florets are longer than on other heleniums, and their predominant colour is fier ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 1m 0.4 - 0.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hemerocallis
Aten is another single-coloured daylily. It makes large, wide open, bell shaped flowers of rich golden yellow colour which brighten up even the grumpiest day. Aten daylily makes sturdy stems, 70-90 cm tall, with many flower ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1m 0.3 - 0.5m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hemerocallis
The most popular daylilies are the ones with an eye in the centre as well as those of a deep and unusual flower colour. Calico Jack is the eyed one. The petals are bright golden yellow and have slightly frilled margins of the same colour as the strong, crimson red eye in the cen ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.3 - 0.6m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hemerocallis
Chewonki is a daylily tetraploid (with 4 sets of chromosomes: total 44 in each cell) producing large, 14 cm across flowers of dark velvety red colour. Each petal has a golden midrib running through the petal centre and a go ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.3 - 0.5m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hemerocallis
Chicago Apache daylily is a sought-after variety thanks to its vibrant red colour. It produces firm flowers on strong stems from mid to late summer (July-August). The leaves are deep green, strong and healthy. They appe ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.3 - 0.5m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hemerocallis
Christmas Is daylily looks as if it nicked the vivid red colour from Santa Clause’s cap. The flowers are large, with conspicuous yellowish-green throat. The leaves are deep green, strong and healthy. They appear early in the spring and persist until winter unlike sprin ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.3 - 0.5m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hemerocallis
Dancing Shiva is a beautiful daylily with soft salmon pink flowers with apricot orange hues. Margins of the main three sepals are frilled. It flowers in early summer on about 50 cm tall, strong stems. The leaves are deep ...
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 - 0.4m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hemerocallis
Elegant Candy is a daylily with large, open wide, soft salmon pink flowers that have a yellow throat and narrow red corolla in the centre. The stems are medium sized, very strong. The leaves are deep green, strong and healthy. They appear early in the spring and persist until ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.3 - 0.6m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hemerocallis
Elsie Doll is a subtle daylily variety which does not scream with wild colours or extraordinary shapes. It is a diploid with elegant flowers 10 cm across, beige to pale orange with a red-blushed eye around a less conspicuou ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.5m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hemerocallis
Entrapment is one of many beautiful varieties bred by Dutch specialist nursery Heemskerk founded in 1965, masters of daylilies, irises, hostas, and peonies. This variety has smaller, 8-10 cm across, almost bell-shaped flowe ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hemerocallis
Flamenco Dress is a large-flowered, semi-double daylily bred by Dutch specialist nursery Heemskerk from 2013. The flowers are up to 15 cm across, rich red with yellow midrib, and bright yellow throat. Flowering begins in ea ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.5m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hemerocallis
Gentle Shepherd is a white flowering daylily bred and introduced by Elizabeth Yancey in 1980. The flowers are 12-13 cm across, almost pure white with only a pale yellow-green throat, and come out from early July for about 3 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.3 - 0.5m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hemerocallis
Iron Gate Glacier is an early flowering daylily variety with large, lemon yellow flowers. Looking at the opened flower in each of the three main sepals you can see an almost white line running from the centre towards the ti ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.4m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hemerocallis
You needn’t be as rich as the king Fridrich I who had a unique idea in late 17th century – to make a room decorated solely with amber and gold called the Amber Room. It is often rated the 8th wonder and if you like the rich shades of ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.5m 0.4 - 0.6m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hemerocallis
Mildred Mitchell is a large-flowered tetraploid daylily variety (with 4 sets of chromosomes: total 44 in each cell) with flowers of unique colour - they are dark beige to pale lavender violet, with a large, dark violet eye ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.3 - 0.5m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hemerocallis
Pardon Me? Well, that is an interesting name for a daylily. This variety produces cranberry red flowers with yellow throat. They are smaller, about 5-7 cm across, but come out in abundance and make the clump look very rich. ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.5m 0.3 - 0.4m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hemerocallis
Red Rum is a daylily variety from 1974 with 10 cm wide flowers of pastel red colour with a conspicuous vein running across the centre of each tepal from the throat to the tip. They appear atop short stems (35-40 cm) from mi ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.5m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hemerocallis
Sometimes I find myself puzzled by the reason why renowned websites mislead growers and plant enthusiasts with incorrect colour names. I can understand a commercial deception but if an official society claims that this daylily has lavender flowers I have to disagree and suggest they learn the table ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1m 0.3 - 0.5m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hemerocallis
Siloam Grace Stamile is another eye-catching yet small gem in the Siloam series. It was bred in 1984 by Pauline Henry and named after in honour of a successful American daylily bre ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.5m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hemerocallis
Day lilies are flowering queens for one day. Each bloom lasts a day but there is no need to worry – every stem bears more blooms and as the plants grow older they have numerous stems each. This low-maintenance perennial is a miracle for those who have limited time to spend looking after their ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.3 - 0.5m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hemerocallis
You don't have to be a drinker to like Tequila and Lime daylily. But beware - daylilies are so beautiful you can easily turn into an addict. It produces large, 13-14 cm across flowers of pale beige with hints of soft salmon ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.3 - 0.5m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hemerocallis
Tropical Passion is one of many beautiful daylily varieties bred by Dutch specialist nursery Heemskerk founded in 1965, masters of daylilies, irises, hostas, and peonies. This variety has large, wide open flowers of light y ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.6m 3   (down to -40C) 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 ...
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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
x Heucherella
Tapestry® is a beautiful foamy bells bred by Janet Egger from Terra Nova Nurseries, USA, and patented as PP21150 in 2010. It makes large, semi-evergreen, deeply lobed leaves. They are dark burgundy red to almost chocol ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus moscheutos
LUNA WHITE® is the white version of swamp mallow from the Luna® series bred in 2000. The flowers are white with a small red eye in the centre and a short pistil with numerous light beige anthers. It is a compact, ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.6m 0.4 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus moscheutos
Old Yella is a large-flowered hardy hibiscus from 1986. The flowers are creamy white, definitely not yellow as some manipulated internet photographs suggest, with a vibrant carmine red eye in the centre. They are huge, 23-2 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.3m 0.6 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus moscheutos 'Balhibred'
LUNA RED® swamp mallow is the darkest coloured out of the Luna® range bred in 2000. The flowers are deep red and decorated with a long pistil with numerous light beige anthers and a purple pink stigma at the top. ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.6m 0.4 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus moscheutos 'Extrmag'
EXTREME MAGENTA is a swamp mallow variety with extra large flowers. They are dark magenta pink and 23 cm across. Flowering begins in August and depending on plant's age and fertilizing new flower buds can be formed till Sep ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 0.8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus
Ardens is one of the older varieties with beautiful, mauve, double, open flowers. It tends to get harder and harder to get now that new varieties come every year. This one, however, proved to be a winner, blooming profusely and reliably every year, forming a dense shrub. It has very ...
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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
Hibiscus syriacus
Duc de Brabant is a popular variety or Rose-of-Sharon with fully double flowers. They are medium sized, 5-6 cm across, purple red and come out in from mid July until last warm and sunny days of early autumn. It has very decorative leaves that are unique. They are narrowly pal ...
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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
Hibiscus syriacus
“Hamabo” will no doubt attract your attention thanks to its rare, pink-red veins on pale pink or almost white flower petals, each of which has its own deep red blotch in the centre. The shrub is always erect and slightly rounded with age. It has very decorative leaves th ...
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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
Hibiscus syriacus
Lady Stanley is a gorgeous variety with semi-double to double pinkish white flowers with purple veins which come out every year in July and don’t stop blooming until all buds have gone - sometimes by end September. Towards the end of the flowering season the flowers tend to revea ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus
For those of you who like red eye in the centre of a rose-of-Sharon flower we have a novelty called Monstrosus. It bears larger flowers than the most similar variety Red Heart. The colour is pure white with deep maroon red eye and rays outwards the flower. Flowering begins in m ...
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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
Hibiscus syriacus
Purpureus Variegatus is an unusual variety of Rose-of-Sharon. It is commonly demanded for its variegated leaves rather than flower. The leaves are pea-green in the centre and creamy white at margins. They are a little larger than on other hibiscus varieties. The plant produces n ...
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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
Hibiscus syriacus
Russian Violet is a popular large-flowered variety of Rose-of-Sharon. Its flowers are purple pink with violet tones and a large burgundy red eye and rays in the centre. Blooming begins in early July and continues until sunn ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3.5m 1.3 - 1.8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus
Speciosus is an elegant, semi-double flowering variety of Rose-of-Sharon. Its flowers are medium-sized, snow white with burgundy red eye, and are composed of two rows of large petals and a set of dwarf, odd-shaped petals in ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus
Sugar Tip® is a unique Rose-of-Sharon variety, one of the very few with variegated foliage. Its flowers are 6-7 cm across, fully double, very soft pink with deep burgundy red eye in the centre which is difficult to see ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.3 - 1.8m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus
Woodbridge is an ideal choice for everyone who loves shiny-coloured flowers in summer. They are bright pink, sometimes of a faint lavender touch, with a bright red eye in the middle, small enough not to disturb the entire colour of the bloom. They come out every year in July and don’t stop blo ...
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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
Hibiscus syriacus 'Bricutts'
CHINA CHIFFON® is another striking new variety from the chiffon range of hardy hibiscus. These plants are remarkable for larger flowers that are double or full. China Chiffon has snow-white petals with a small burgundy red eye in the centre with fine lines like sun ra ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus 'JWNWood4'
PINK CHIFFON® is the fourth in the row of Chiffon series of Rose-of-Sharon hybridized by English botanist Dr.Roderick Woods. Immensely beautiful flowers are large – 8-10 cm across, soft pink with rich burgundy re ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 1.5m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus 'Mindoub1'
FRENCH CABARET® PASTEL is a soft pink to nearly white Rose-of-Sharon variety from the FRENCH CABARET® series bred by French nursery Minier and introduced in 2014. Its flow ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus 'Mindouv5'
FRENCH CABARET® PURPLE is a deep purple pink Rose-of-Sharon variety from the FRENCH CABARET® series bred by French nursery Minier and introduced in 2015. Its flowers are a ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus 'Minultra'
ULTRAMARINE® is a striking Rose-of-Sharon variety from the breeders of Minier Nursery in France. Its large flowers are 10 cm across, deep violet blue with a typical burgundy red eye and veins in the centre. Blooming be ...
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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
Hibiscus syriacus 'Notwood3'
Blue colour of Rose-of-Sharon flowers are the most sought-after. No wonder that breeder Roderick Woods came up with a new addition to his double-flowering hibiscus collection, this time in blue. The same blue as in Blue Bird (Oiseau Bleu) but with fully double blooms. The flower size i ...
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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
Hibiscus syriacus 'Notwoodone'
LAVENDER CHIFFON® belongs to the Chiffon group hybridized by English botanist Dr.Roderick Woods. Showy flowers are lavender pink, quite big: 7-9 cm across and look double although from the botanical point of view they are single with dwarf lacy petals in the center. They come out ...
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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
Hibiscus syriacus 'Notwoodtwo'
WHITE CHIFFON® belongs to the Chiffon group hybridized by English botanist Dr.Roderick Woods. Showy flowers are pure white and large: 7-9 cm across and look double although from the botanical point of view they are single with dwarf lacy petals in the center. They come out reliabl ...
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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
Hibiscus syriacus 'Rwoods5'
MAGENTA CHIFFON® Rose-of-Sharon is a large-flowered successor of an older variety Purple Ruffles. It was bred by English botanist Dr.Roderick Woods, the breeder ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus 'Sanchoyo'
To complement the Chiffon range there is another variety of rose-of-Sharon called PURPLE RUFFLES ® that has large, 7-9 cm across, double (or even triple) purple-red flowers. Leaves are darker green than other varieties with lighter flowers. They come out reliably every year in July and don’ ...
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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
Hibiscus syriacus (syn. 'Blue Bird')
Oiseau Bleu (syn. “Blue Bird”) has the bluest possible flowers so far hybridized. It is always a mixture of blue and violet but still it is a beautiful flower, 6-8 cm across. This variety has a deep burgundy red eye in the centre. They come out reliably every year in July and don’t ...
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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
Hibiscus x
Swamp mallow and its hybrids have been sought after plants for the past few years now. They are perennials with sturdy stems that have large, tropically looking flowers. Baltimore Star is a modern variety which did not aris ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1m 0.5 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus x
Cranberry Crush swamp mallow produces large, cup-shaped, rich cranberry red flowers from midsummer until early autumn. They are borne atop about one meter tall, strong, red stems, and each stem makes 14-20 flowers. Deciduou ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1m 0.8 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus x
Fantasia swamp mallow produces almost 20 cm large flowers of unique colour - it is somewhat old pastel pink with a tint of pale violet and lilac. Flowering begins in early August and lasts until early October. Deciduous lea ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.3 - 1.8m 0.5 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus x
Swamp mallow and its hybrids have been sought after plants for the past few years now. They are perennials with sturdy stems that have large, tropically looking flowers. Fireball is a unique variety with large, about 15-25 cm across, clear red flowers from midsummer until early ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus x
Jazzberry Jam swamp mallow is a stunning variety with large flowers, up to 25 cm wide, of rich magenta pink colour and ruffled margins. They come out from mid August atop very strong, almost 1.5m tall stems that do not bend ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.3 - 1.5m 0.8 - 1.3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus x
Swamp mallow and its hybrids have been sought after plants for the past few years now. They are perennials with sturdy stems that have large, tropically looking flowers. Kopper King is a variety with large, dinner-plate-size flowers that can be anything from 20 up to 30 cm acros ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus x
Robert Fleming is a rich red flowering hardy hibiscus with large, 22-24 cm across flowers from early August until early October. Leaves are green, deciduous, hydrangea-like broadly heart-shaped at the bottom of the plant, a ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.6 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus x
Royal Gems (not to be mislead by Crown Jewels) is a stunning Swamp mallow variety with extremely large, rich purple pink flowers. Their size is at least 25 cm, but more often 27-28 cm across! Flowering begins early in the s ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 0.5 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus x
Summer Storm is another modern variety of swamp mallow hybrid. It bears very large flowers – up to 20 cm across, light pink with rosy red veins and a striking burgundy red eye. They are borne on 60-100 cm long stalks from midsummer until early autumn. The leaves are very a ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 1m 0.5 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus x
EXTREME RED is a swamp mallow variety with very large flowers. They are rich red (not dark purple or magenta, really red), and 16-17 cm across. Flowering begins in August and depending on plant's age and fertilizing new flo ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 0.8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus x 'Tahi05'
CAROUSEL® is an attractive series of several swamp mallow cultivars bred by Alain Tan of French Montauban. Gant Red bears large flowers - 15-18 cm across - of deep red colour a ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1m 0.5 - 1m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus x 'Tahi12'
CAROUSEL® is an attractive series of several swamp mallow cultivars bred by Alain Tan of French Montauban. Pink Candy is one of its varieties and is truly as sweet as its name. ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1m 0.5 - 1m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus x 'Tahi16'
CAROUSEL® is an attractive series of several swamp mallow cultivars bred by Alain Tan of French Montauban. Pink Passion makes 16-18 cm wide flowers of deep pastel pink colour. T ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus x 'Tahi56'
CAROUSEL® is an attractive series of several swamp mallow cultivars bred by Alain Tan of French Montauban. Jolly Heart is a wide-eyed variety with 15-16 cm large, white flowers ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea arborescens
Annabelle is a famous and attractive variety of sevenbark, a hydrangea that can take almost anything. Its large flowers appear in mid summer and are lime-green as they emerge, quickly changing to fantastic pure white. They are spherical panicles, often up to 18 cm across. Leave ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea arborescens
HOVARIA HAYES STARBURST is a unique sevenbark (smooth hydrangea), found by Hayes Jackson in Alabama, USA, as a natural mutation of an old and popular Annabelle sevenbark. Hovaria brand is now bringing this specialty to Euro ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 1.3m 0.5 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea arborescens 'Abetwo'
STRONG ANNABELLE® is a new name for a beautiful sevenbark variety from 2009, PP20571. It was patented as 'Abetwo' and marketed as INCREDIBALL® from the beginning. However, after a few years of continuous misspelli ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea arborescens 'Kolpinbel'
MAGICAL® PINKERBELL is a smooth hydrangea with large, pink flower heads on strong stems. Individual flowers are both sterile and fertile, composed in rounded corymbs 20-25 cm across, and appear from late June until ear ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.3m 1.3 - 1.8m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea arborescens 'Ncha1'
Invincibelle Spirit® is a fantastic novelty from 2010. This sevenbark hydrangea is historically the first one with pink flowers and extreme hardiness. The flowers are a little smaller than the ones of Annabelle bu ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea arborescens 'Ncha3'
RUBY ANNABELLE® is a smooth hydrangea with deep purple pink flowers. They are both sterile and fertile, composed in rounded corymbs about 12 cm across, from late May until early July. If pruned immediately after flowering they can rebloom in late summer ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.6m 0.5 - 0.8m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea arborescens 'Ncha4'
SWEET ANNABELLE® is a smooth hydrangea with clear pink flowers forming large, mop-head inflorescence, up to 20 cm across, composed mostly of sterile flowers. They come out from from late May until early July. If pruned ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea aspera
Rough-leaved hydrangea is a less common type from the group. It is an upright shrub, originated in eastern Asia. Large, up to 25 cm long, suede-like, dark green leaves are covered with tiny hairs. Inflorescence are formed in large, flattened corymbs of tiny, violet-pink to purple-mauve fertil ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea macrophylla
King George is an old-fashioned and reliable mop-head hydrangea variety bred by British botanist Henry James Jones in 1925. It produces large, globular inflorescences composed of small, individual flowers which emerge light ...
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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
Hydrangea macrophylla
Leuchtfeuer hydrangea is a mop-head hydrangea with large, globular, rosy red flowers. It flowers on old wood so when trimming it in the spring make sure to keep the old framework which will produce new shoots with many flowers. The leaves are deciduous, deep green and very thick. Bela ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 1m 0.5 - 1m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea macrophylla
Nikko Blue is another reliable and hardy (for zone 6) mop-head hydrangea variety. It produces large, globular inflorescences composed of small, sky blue flowers which emerge pale bluegreen to soft yellow. It flowers on prev ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.3 - 1.8m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea macrophylla ('Bailmer' )
Attention, hydrangea lovers! Are you sick and tired of never-ending grieving upon your frost-damaged hydrangeas that only make a jungle of leaves but no blossoms? Continue reading as we have a life-altering experience for you! Two decades after its discovery in the USA there is a plant being ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea paniculata
Limelight® is a panicle type hydrangea, not a mop-head one with big leaves and large flowers heads. Well, how to explain then that this new variety has even bigger flowers? Never mind, let’s just call them XXL size. The panicles are upto 30 cm long, fat blossoms of gr ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea paniculata
Polar Bear panicle hydrangea offers almost snow white flowers composed in large panicles topped with lime green caps. The inflorescence is 20-25 cm long and almost 15 cm wide, and is composed mostly of sterile flowers that ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea paniculata
Silver Dollar is another jewel among panicle hydrangeas of the new millennium. The truth is that it lacked the massive marketing campaign as for example Limelight®
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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
Hydrangea paniculata
Vanille Fraise® is a breathtaking novelty among panicle hydrangeas. It bears extra large flowers that emerge clear white in midsummer, turning light pink first and deep raspberry pink in late summer. The panicles are up to 30 cm long and 20 cm wide and remain on the plant f ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea paniculata
Wim's Red panicle hydrangea makes extraordinary, large inflorescence composed of almost 50:50 fertile (small) and sterile (large) flowers already from mid June. They emerge pure snow white and soon gain pale pink shades, an ...
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 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea paniculata
Sundae Fraise® is another new hhydrangea clone from Jean Renault from France. It was derived from the already successful variety Vanille Fraise®, but th ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1m 1 - 1.3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea paniculata 'Bokraplume'
Magical™ Fire is a panicle hydrangea with a breathtaking colour of late summer flowers. The inflorescence is a large, upright, widely conical panicle composed of both sterile (large) and fertile (small) flowers which ...
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 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea paniculata 'Bulk'
Bulk is a tremendous panicle hydrangea variety from the Netherlands, found as a chance seedling by Rein Bulk in 1991. It surprised the breeder for its extremely early flowering producing its first panicles from late May already. It received a trade name Earl ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.6 - 0.8m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea paniculata 'DVP Pinky'
This attractive hydrangea comes from Belgium and was bred by Johan van Huylenbroeck. It was patented only in 2004 and got a peculiar name: Pinky Winky. Allegedly, the breeder was inspired by the children’s programme Teletubbies. Pinky Winky® is a panicle type hydr ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea paniculata 'Hpopr018'
EARLY HARRY is a panicle hydrangea with pagoda-like inflorescence composed mostly of tiny, fertile flowers, and a few exceptionally large sterile flowers which look like crown jewels. Flower buds are pale pink and appear as ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.6 - 0.8m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea paniculata 'Ilvobo'
Panicle hydrangea BOBO® is unique for its small and compact growth and incredible amount of flowers. This variety produces numerous panicles, 25-30 cm tall and about 15 cm wide, composed of sterile flowers that emerge ...
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 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea paniculata 'Jane'
You must remember how thrilled the hydrangea world was when Limelight® was introduced. Well, a few years later it seems it has a little sister. And ‘little’ is the most correct word since this new achievement is called < ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1.3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea paniculata 'Rendia'
DIAMANT ROUGE is a new panicle hydrangea from 2012. Bred by Jean Renault from France this hydrangea belongs to those with the richest red late summer and autumn flowers. DIAMANT ROUGE
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
Hydrangea paniculata ('Vlasveld02')
CONFETTI is a breathtaking new panicle hydrangea bred by Peter Vlasveld from the Netherlands. It combines all the positives you look for in a hydrangea: large flowers of beautiful colour, strong growth, long blooming period ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea quercifolia
This special hydrangea comes from southeastern USA. It is an attractive mound-forming shrub with oak-like, deeply cut leaves of bright green colour turning purple-bronze in autumn. The flowers appear beginning of summer. They come in upright panicles of pure white individual flowers that open one by ...
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
Hydrangea quercifolia
Snow Queen is an oak-leaved hydrangea from Princeton in New Jersey, USA. It was bred and introduced by nurseryman William Flemmer III in 1979. It was distinct from the species by its large flowers of pure white colour and s ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hypericum
St. John’s Wort belongs to the group of folk remedy herbs. This variety called Hidcote is grown for its large, showy flowers. They are deep yellow, 6 cm across, with 5 petals. Blooming period is quite long: the main flowering season is June to early July, and then it repea ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hypericum kalmianum
St. John’s Wort is a well know perennial from our meadows and fields. The gardeners, however, selected species which are shrubby and have additional features for common use in gardens. Gemo is a new variety of this group and comes from Denmark. It is a low, dense growin ...
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hypericum x inodorum 'Kolmred'
MAGICAL® RED is a shrubby variety of St.John's wort from the Magical® series. From late June until early October it continuously produces 2-3 cm wide, rich golden yellow flowers which are followed by vivid red ber ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.5 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hypericum x inodorum 'Kolmuni'
MAGICAL® UNIVERSE is a trade name for a uniquely coloured variety of St. John’s Wort from the Magical® series. From late June until early October it continuously pro ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.5 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Incarvillea delavayi
Hardy gloxinia is a beautiful perennial with eye-catching, almost exotic looking flowers which decorates the garden with showy flowers in early summer and attractive leaves until autumn. Tubular, widely trumpet-shaped flowers are deep rose-pink, yellow throated, and are borne on 10-25 cm l ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.4m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
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
Indigofera kirilowii
Indigo is a genus of over 700 species from various habitats. The African species indigofera tinctorial was historically the first source of blue dye before lapis lazuli was discovered. Chinese indigo – Kirilow’s indigo ...
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 - 1.3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kniphofia
This red hot poker is one of the best of its kind. It offers the most dramatic colours as well as the longest blooming time in the season as it repeats flowering at the end of summer. Flowers are formed in dense, erect racemes at the tops of about 80 cm long, sturdy stalks. They are fiery ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 1m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kniphofia
Lemon Popsicle™ is a torch lily with rich lemon yellow flowers opening from green buds. Its spike-like inflorescence appear atop strong, smooth stems from mid July. Under ideal growing conditions and in fertile soil i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.5m 0.3 - 0.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kniphofia
Mango Popsicle™ is the best torch lily variety out of the whole Popsicle series in my opinion. It produces long-lasting flowers of rich golden orange colour, identical to that of ripe mango flesh. Its spike-like inflo ...
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 - 0.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kniphofia
Papaya is said to be one of the most delicious fruits on Earth when picked up at the right time, fresh from the tree. No wonder that one might want to taste the flowers of this new torch lily called Papaya Popsicle™. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.5m 0.3 - 0.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kniphofia
POCO™ Orange torch lily is a rich orange flowering variety with 10-12 cm long spike-like inflorescence (terminal raceme) composed of small, tubular flowers which open from bottom to top. They appear as early as in mid ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.3 - 0.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kniphofia 'Tnknipr'
POCO™ Red torch lily has an interesting shade of pastel red, 10-12 cm long spike-like inflorescence (terminal raceme) composed of small, tubular flowers which open from bottom to top. They appear as early as in mid Ju ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.3 - 0.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Koelreuteria paniculata
Golden-rain tree is one of the few trees of our climate blooming in summer. This variety, moreover, is yet somewhat rare which makes it a sought-after item. Fastigiata golden-rain tree ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 6m 1.5 - 2.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lagerstroemia
Hopi is a crepe myrtle hybrid variety suitable for zone 6 and higher. It produces rich panicles of bright pink flowers earliest of all known hardy varieties so far introduced – it begins blooming in late July or early ...
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
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
Pink Velour® is a very attractive crape myrtle with upright panicles of pink-red to purple red flowers with crepe margins and rich yellow stamens in the centre. It starts flowering earlier than the species which makes it suitable for colder regions where the summer begins a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lagerstroemia
Rhapsody in Pink is another crape myrtle novelty bred and introduced by Dr.Carl Whitcomb. It was first introduced in 2006 and has been a sought after crape myrtle since. It bears rich panicles of pure pink flowers on the background of burgundy red foliage. The inflorescence keep ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2.5m 0.5 - 1.3m 7   (down to -18C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lagerstroemia
Tuskegee is among the first crepe myrtle hybrids ever crossed in the effort to gain a hardier variety. It makes large panicles 15-20 cm long of rich pin-red, crepe flowers with yellow anthers from August until September. D ...
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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lagerstroemia indica
Houston is a hardy variety of c crape myrtle bred by American horticulturist David Chopin from Pennsylvania. It produces soft red, almost watermelon red flowers from late July or early August until the last sunny and warm ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.6m 0.6 - 0.8m 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 continu ...
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
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
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
Leucanthemum
Goldfinch Shasta Daisy is another superb invention made by young breeder Harini Korlipara of Terra Nova Nurseries, USA. She made further cross of unnamed seedlings of Shasta daisy hybrids leucanthemum x superbum. The result ...
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucanthemum
You don't need to make that small step which means a giant leap for the mankind in order to stand face to face with the Moon. Get one of these Shasta daisies aptly called Luna and your garden will be covered with exquisite ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucanthemum maximum
Freak® is a modern variety of Shasta daisy with large, semi-double, pure white flowers with rich yellow centres. It is an ultimate showstopper when it begins blooming in late May or early June = much earlier than other ...
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucanthemum OhhLa™
LaSpider is a large-flowered Shasta daisy with fully double, snow white flowers. The petals are fringed and numerous, yet cannot hide golden yellow central discs. Flowers excel in longevity and commonly appear from about mi ...
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 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leycesteria formosa
Himalayan honeysuckle is a native Asian plant that comes from mountain woodlands of west China and Himalayas. In European gardens it is grown for its ornamental inflorescence composed of claret-red bracts hanging above small, campanulate, almost white blooms.
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
Liatris spicata
Blazing star is a popular perennial in European gardens. It makes 45-70 cm long spikes of pink button-like flowerheads which open from the top of the inflorescence downwards and last for a long time. Linear leaves are mid green leaves are arranged in basal tufts and are very attractive even w ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liatris spicata
Blazing star is a popular perennial in European gardens. Floristan White makes spikes of pure white button-like flowerheads which open from the top of the inflorescence downwards and last for a long time. Linear leaves are mid green leaves are arranged in basal tufts and are ver ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ligularia
Ligularia is probably too beautiful to worry about its common name. There are so many of them such as leopard plant, golden groundsel, ray flower, even tractor seat, and still mostly everybody call it ligularia. Pandora®
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
Ligularia przewalskii
Przewalski’s golden ray is a spectacular perennial growing almost 2m tall in bloom. It bears dark purple red stems with long spikes of rich golden yellow flowers with narrow petals. They are produced from late June until August. Even without flowers the plant ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 0.5 - 1m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lilium
Butter Pixie is a dwarf lily with large, rich yellow flowers on 30-40 cm tall stems from end June until mid July. Lilies are easy, maintenance-free tuberous perennials that do best when left grown without taking out. They need fertile, slightly acidic soil, always moist, eve ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.2 - 0.4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liriodendron tulipifera
Belonging to the same family as magnolia, common name tulip tree may be misleading since this name is often used for magnolias with saucer-shaped flowers. Hence gardeners rather use its other name yellow poplar. This is the tree w ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
25 - 30m 10 - 15m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liriope muscari
Variegata is an attractive version of lilyturf. It has ribbon-like, semi-glossy foliage that is deep green in the centre and rich creamy yellow at the edges. The leaves are evergreen in mild winters. In midsummer spikes of lavender or violet flowers come out and usually do not o ...
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
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 periclymenum 'Inov205'
CHIC & CHOC honeysuckle is a dwarf flowering shrub for almost any place in full sun. In June appear rich purple pink buds which open into soft golden yellow flowers with two lips, and soon turn almost white which greatly co ...
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
Lupinus WESTCOUNTRY™
I like Persian Slipper lupine very much. It exhibits such a neat and subtle beauty combining rich pastel violet and white, fragrant flowers in one inflorescence. It is another WESTCOUNTRY™
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1m 0.3 - 0.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lythrum 'Flothrum Robin'
Robin loosestrife is a sister (or brother?) variety of Robert loosestrife. It has almost identical colour of its the 5-petalled, star-shaped. They are bougainvill ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.3m 0.3 - 0.5m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lythrum salicaria
Blush is an exceptionally light pink flowering variety of purple loosestrife. They are larger than on most purple pink varieties and open from the bottom upwards, usually from late July until early September on about 60-90 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 1m 0.3 - 0.4m 4   (down to -34C) 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
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
How strange to combine ‘grandi’ and ‘little’ in one name. Well, in case of this gorgeousness we do not care a bit. This selection is a special variety with reduced size of everything: overall size, leaves and flowers. On the other hand there is much more of everything. The gl ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 6b   (down to -21C) 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 o ...
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
ALTA® is a gorgeous southern magnolia of dense habit and narrowly columnar, very elegant shape that looks like a candle flame. From the first hot days of summer large – 20-24 cm across, creamy white, strongly swe ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora ('BBB')
Bracken’s Brown Beauty, commonly shortened to BBB, is one of the hardiest and reliable southern magnolias. It was selected as a chance seedling by Ray Bracken in his nursery in Easley in South Carolina, USA, in ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 8m 3 - 5m 5b   (down to -27C) 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
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
Monarda
Prrienacht is a German variety of beebalm introduced already in 1955. It is also sold as Prairie Night and produces rich purple violet flowers from July until August. It is a medium tall variety as its stems reach almost o ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1m 0.4 - 0.6m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Monarda
I am thinking why the breeder called this beebalm Scorpion. Perhaps he experienced an utterly painful stabbing of a true scorpion and all he saw was purple red. This beebalm belongs to the Zodiac series and produces neon pu ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1m 0.4 - 0.6m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Monarda didyma 'Balbalmose'
BALMY™ ROSE is a beebalm from the BALMY™ series developed by Scott Trees for Ball Horticultural Company in the USA in 2012. It makes compact tufts with strong, upright s ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Monarda didyma 'Balbalmurp'
BALMY™ PURPLE is the very first beebalm variety from the BALMY™ series developed by Scott Trees for Ball Horticultural Company in the USA. It is a cross between varietie ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Nepeta kubanica 'Bokratune'
NEPTUNE® is an exquisite variety of Cuban catmint. An amateur gardener might say that it looks like a merge between Blue Boa agastache and blue dead nettle, and he can't be blamed. Apart from the main features typical ...
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 - 0.4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Oenothera fruticosa
Fyrverkeri (Fireworks) is very probably a Swedish variety of daytime sundrops with large, rich yellow flowers from late June for 4-8 weeks. They are saucer-shaped and appear atop and along 40-60 cm tall stems which makes it ...
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
Oenothera fruticosa
Sonnenwende (Solstice) is a sundrops variety with large, rich yellow flowers from early to late summer. They are saucer-shaped and appear atop and along 60-80 cm tall stems whose upper parts are maroon red, contrasting grea ...
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 - 0.4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Perovskia
Blue Spire is a hybrid between two types of perovskia. It was first introduced to RHS in 1961 and since late 80s it has been in cultivation in most of the world with mild climate. It is a very hardy plant originally found in Central Asia (Afghanistan, Pakistan) but is successfu ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 1m 0.5 - 0.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Perovskia
Little Spire is a lovely dwarf variety of Russian sage. It is a very hardy plant originally found in Central Asia (Afghanistan, Pakistan) but it is successfully grown even further north. Flowers are borne in 50-60 cm tall panicles, they are violet and appear from mid-summer ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.6m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Perovskia
LACEY BLUE perovskia is a fantastic plant offering an extremely long time of attractivity. It bears profusion of deep indigo-blue flowers that open up from hairy, violet buds. These buds appear from early summer and take quite some time before they let the f ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.6m 0.5 - 0.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Philadelphus
Mock orange is a reliable and absolutely maintenance-free shrub of old European gardens. It is popular for its snow white flowers, in case of this hybrid they are medium-sized or large with slight purple shade in the centre. They come out in early or mid summer and release heavy fragrance tha ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Phlox
Early® Purple Eye is one of the great EARLY START™ summer phlox series. From about mid June appear large panicles of numerous violet purple flowers with a white eye, open ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Phlox (sk. paniculata)
Roberta is a perennial phlox variety bred by Peter Geerlings from the Netherlands in 2012. It makes almost rounded panicles composed of fragrant, rich purple pink flowers decorated with a pale pinkish white brush stroke on ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Potentilla fruticosa
Abbotswood is an older and proven variety of cinquefoil. It produces masses or 3 cm wide, snow white flowers from late May until early July, and then repeats flowering in several flushes until late August or even mid Septem ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 1 - 1.3m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Potentilla fruticosa
Kobold is one of the top varieties of shrubby cinquefoil with bright yellow flowers from June until early autumn. The shrub grows slowly into a compact bush that will look very neat if pruned every spring. Such plant will flower more profusely and offer a larger mass of grass-gr ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 1m 0.4 - 1m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Potentilla fruticosa
Sommerflor is a low growing variety of cinquefoil with quite large, bright yellow flowers that come out from June until September. It forms a dense, prostrate shrub, suitable for small gardens, too, or along pathways, and i ...
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 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Potentilla fruticosa 'Blink'
PRINCESS® cinquefoil makes lovely, as if blushing flowers. They are pale pink, or others might say white flushed pink but as I see it there is pink colour all over the petal so pink it is. They are 2-3 cm across and bl ...
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 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Potentilla fruticosa 'Hachdon'
BELLA SOL cinquefoil makes about 2.5 cm large flowers of rich orange colour which does not fade. Blooming begins in June and continues until September. The plant differs from a similar variety Orange Tip Top by more compact ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.3 - 0.6m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Primula vialii
Orchid primrose or also called Chinese pagoda primrose comes from Sichuan and Yunnan (China) and just one look is not enough to tell that it is a primrose. This species has similar leaves but entirely different flowers and bloomin ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Robinia hispida var. rosea (Robinia elliottii)
The original name of this shrub is hairy locust because of the twigs that are covered with bristly purplish-brown hairs. Pea-like, rose-pink flowers are formed in short clusters and come out at the end of spring for 2-4 weeks. In hot and sunny summer it blooms for the second time at the e ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 1.5 - 2m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
Amadeus is a superb modern climber from Kordes. It bears trusses of deep ruby red flowers that repeat flowering and have a light spicy scent. Reasonably disease-resistant. Planting instructions: Prepare a hole of size 30x30 cm. Put your rose in the way that the grafting point is 3 cm deep in the ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 2.5m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
So elegant and yet classy is this hybrid tea rose by Kordes from 2014. It makes so beautiful and large flowers with creamy white petals which are light yellow in the centre and light pink towards the margins. Perfume is weak and fresh. Repeated flowering guarantees ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 0.3 - 0.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
Bengali® is a beautiful Kordes rose. It belongs to floribunda/polyantha group, however, it makes quite large flowers that are 6 cm across, rich orange in buds, light salmon pink and ap ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 1m 0.3 - 0.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
Bessy is another fantastic polyantha rose. It produces semi-double flowers, 5-7 cm wide, that are orange as they open and change to peach red retaining orange centre. It grows small and bushy, is very healthy and disease-resistant and flowers from early summer until early autumn ...
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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
If you are looking for a compact rose with red flowers have a look at this beautiful Kordes rose Cherry Girl®. It makes 5-7 cm large, double flowers of incredibly rich but soft red colour. It has a slight fragrance. Le ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.3 - 0.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
Chippendale® rose was bred and introduced by Rosen Tantau in 2005, and has been a popular variety ever since, especially among lovers of English roses. This rose has the same type of full, quartered centres. The flower ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1m 0.4 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
An amazing novelty among low, polyantha roses is called Clementine®. This rose blooms profusely from June until October with 4-5 cm wide double flowers that are tangerine orange. Unscented flowers are produced on the background of deep green, glossy, healthy foliage. This ro ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.5m 0.4 - 0.5m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
An amazing piece of art is this Kordes rose. It brings a unique combination of golden orange and red colour in medium-sized flowers that appear repeatedly throughout summer. It is a vigorous, absolutely healthy rose, awarded ADR in 2002. Planting instructions: Prepare a hole of size 30x30 cm. Put ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.4 - 0.5m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
Golden Gate® is a climbing rose with repeat flowering. It bears golden yellow flowers that have a sweet, citrus-fruit perfume. It is a healthy, disease-resistant variety. Planting instructions: Prepare a hole of size 30x30 cm. Put your rose in the way that the grafting point is 3 cm deep in ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 2.5m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
Probably the best known of all the English Roses and one of the most popular roses in the world, Graham Thomas has been voted the World’s Favourite Rose by the World Federation of Rose Societies (WFRS) which represents over 100,000 rose lovers in 41 member countries. The a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 1 - 1.5m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
Hansestadt Rostock® is a charming rose introduction by Rosen Tantau from 2010. This healthy and extremely floriferous rose produces delicate flowers of rich apricot orange and golden colour that changes to soft salmon ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.6 - 0.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
Hella® is a healthy and vigorous climbing rose from Kordes. It produces profusion of medium-sized, semi-double, lightly fragrant, white flowers from early summer until early autumn. Leaves are usually healthy with limi ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2.5 - 3m 0.5 - 1m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
White roses has never been out of fashion. That is why breeders keep coming up with new varieties with improved features. Innocencia® is a popular polyantha rose by Kordes. It bears small, single, moderately fragrant f ...
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 - 0.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
Knirps® is a fantastic groundcovering rose myde by Kordes in 1997. It has 5cm wide, bright pink flowers making an eternal carpet that flowers profusely from June till October. Very strong and healthy, absolutely disease-free. Recommended spacing: 5 plants per square meter. Planting instru ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.6m 0.4 - 0.5m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
La Villa Cotta® is a beautiful rose by Kordes from the Fairy Tale Collection. It makes medium-sized flowers of rich copper orange, fully double flowers which turn strong pink at margins as the flowers mature. Fragrance ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 0.3 - 0.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
Laguna® is a new climbing rose by Kordes from 2004. It produces large, fully double flowers of deep raspberry pink flowers that are 10 cm across and have a lovely and strong fragrance. It is a combination of lemon, lem ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 0.5 - 1m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
Larisa® is a Kordes novelty from 2008. It is a compact, polyantha rose with medium-sized, soft pink, semi-double flowers. This rose is very healthy and does not need any treatment against usual rose diseases. Awarded AD ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.5 - 0.6m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
Little Sunset® is a miniature rose offering harmonic growth with high-centered flower in attractive, yellow and red colours, highly resistant to fungi diseases. Repeats flowering. Planting instructions: Prepare a hole of size 30x30 cm. Put your rose in the way that the grafting point is 3 cm ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.4m 0.2 - 0.4m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
Blue and green roses are the challenge many rose breeders will do everything to undertake. This variety was bred by Meilland from France and is a living proof that a rose in green colour IS possible. It was first introduced in 2005 and is called
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 0.8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
Apparently most of rose breeders took up the challenge of breeding a blue rose a couple of decades ago. So far the bluest flower is achieved by soaking the cut rose stems with blue ink. However, without jokes or cheating some breeders celebrate great success with their results. Just like Kordes from ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.3 - 0.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
If fragrance is what you are looking for in a rose, you may not miss Palais Biron®, a stunning rose variety from France introduced in 2000 which is sold under English name Purple Lodge. Its strong damask perfume include ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 0.4 - 0.8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
Papagena® is a modern tea-hybrid rose from New Zealand, bred by Samuel Darragh McGredy IV in 1994. It bears medium-sized, lightly scented flowers that are orange-red with irregular yellow stripes. Each flower is unique. Deciduous leaves are deep green, very glossy and new g ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.8 - 1m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
Roseromantic® is another rose you would probably found growing at the tower where Sleeping Beauty snoozed while waiting for Princ Charming. It was bred by Reimer Kordes (†1997) in 1985 as a polyantha (floribunda) shrub rose ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.5 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
Rotilia® is a polyantha rose with deep crimson red flowers that make a flowering carpet from June well through October. It is an absolutely healthy, disease-resistant variety, awarded ADR in 2002. Planting instructions: Prepare a hole of size 30x30 cm. Put your rose in the way that the graft ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.5m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa
This floribunda shrub rose has a name that really fits – Schne vom See which means ‘Beauty of the Lake’, so no need to feel puzzled finding out that it truly is beautiful. Its semi-double to fully double ...
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
Rosa 'Frantasia'
RHAPSODY IN BLUE® rose is considered the bluest rose in the market to date. Obviously, sky blue colour is still something everyone dreams of, but this invention was a real breakthrough as it makes flowers of deep purple ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.3m 0.4 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa 'KORalbeid'
JUANITA® is a Spanish name full of sun, passion, and vibrancy just like this floribunda rose by Kordes. It produces heavy clusters of small, slightly fragrant, single, almost anemone-like flowers with bi-coloured petal ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.8 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa 'Korbentgol'
Bentheimer Gold® is a polyantha (floribunda) rose bred by Tim Hermann Kordes in 2001. It was introduced in 2015, and launched in Velk Pavlovice, the Czech Republic, one year later (2016) where it received the name
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.5 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa 'Kordwarul'
LUPO® is another miniature floribunda rose which should belong to the notional hall of fame of roses bred by Tim Hermann Kordes. It produces rich clusters of small, single, vibrant pink flowers with pale to almost whit ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.3 - 0.4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa 'Korelamba'
BORDEAUX® is a fantastic achievement by Kordes. New varieties are commonly made by breeding older and reliable roses, however, in this case Tim Hermann Kordes crossed two unnamed seedlings in 2004, and the result is a beautiful and healthy
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.3 - 0.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa 'KORgeriora'
ORANGERIE® is a beautiful surprise from rose masters at Kordes. They introduced an exquisite floribunda rose with rich orange flowers with strong perfume. The flowers are fully double, 7-8 cm across, deep orange, somet ...
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
Rosa 'Kormarzau'
German polyantha rose Mrchenzauber® that was named much more simply BLISS® for the rest of the world is one of them. Its medium sized flowers (8-10 cm across) are a very ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.5 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa 'Korsouba'
SOUVENIR DE BADEN-BADEN® is another stunning hybrid tea rose by Kordes. It makes medium-sized flowers 10-12 cm across. They are a combination of very soft pink and pale flesh or beige colour, with an interesting deep pi ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.3m 0.4 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa 'Korsulas'
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USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 1m 0.5 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa 'KORtragoso'
FIREBIRD® is fiery addition to a long list of a polyantha (floribunda) Kordes roses. This one was bred by Tim Hermann Kordes in 2005 and launched in 2015. It produces mid-sized, about ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.5 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa 'KORtrameilo'
FLORENTINA® is a masterpiece among red climbing roses. Bred by Tim Hermann Kordes in 2002 it waited 9 long years until its introduction to rose-freak public in 2011. Then it became a hit almost overnight. Its online re ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.8 - 2.3m 0.4 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa 'MACgoofy'
PAPAGENO® is the first of the ‘parrot tandem’ rose bred by Northern Ireland rose breeder Samuel Darragh McGredy IV after he moved to New Zealand. There the milder climate helped his challenging work and he ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1m 0.8 - 1m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa 'Meiangele'
Red Leonardo Da Vinci® is fantastic red rose from Meilland breeding, grafted as a standard rose. It bears medium-sized, deep red, fully double, lightly scented flowers which come out from early June almost continuously ...
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 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa 'Meiangele'
RED LEONARDO DA VINCI® is fantastic red polyantha (floribunda) rose from France, bred by Meilland International in 2005. It is a cross between Rote Max Graf, Cassandra, and Bonica. It bears medium-sized, deep red, full ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1m 0.5 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa 'MEIlomit'
Everyone I asked to comment on the perfume of this rose MARIE CURIE® automatically relaxed all face stress muscles and confirmed that this is the typical rose fragrance they know from mama’s or grandma’s ga ...
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 - 0.4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa 'Meiteratol'
COLIBRI FARBFESTIVAL® is another stunning rose as if artist painted. It produces large, fully double, 8-10 cm across, moderately fragrant flowers in several flushes from June until autumn. They are vibrant purple pink ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 1.8m 0.4 - 0.8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa 'Pejamblu'
BLUE FOR YOU® is a modern polyantha / floribunda rose bred by Peter James, UK, in 2000. It is another success in breeding a rose of a closer-to-blue colour. These flowers are rich lavender blue/violet when they open, an ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1m 0.5 - 0.8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa 'Tan01757'
ASCOT® is a nostalgic shrub rose by Rosen Tantau from Germany. It is highly appreciate for its rich colour and uniquely shaped bloomes – double peony rounded shape. The colour is a rich red with dark purple pink ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1m 0.3 - 0.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa 'Taneiglat'
It is difficult to tell if breeders from Rosen Tantau expected that their Nostalgie® rose would become such a blockbuster after its release in 1995. This rose has been a top seller ever since irrespective of how many n ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 1m 0.4 - 0.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa ('Fire & Ice')
In 1985 The Principality of Monaco asked the Meilland family, one of the world’s leading rose breeders, to create a rose which will represent the national colours of Monaco. Many trials were made and 15 years later, in 2000, Alain Meilland came up with a breathtaking piece which received the n ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.8m 0.3 - 0.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa rugosa
Alba is a Ramanas rose variety producing abundance of medium-sized (5-8 cm across), single, fragrant, pure white flowers with bright yellow stamens in the centre. Borne singly or in clusters of 2-3 they come out from June u ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa rugosa
Carmen is a hybrid Ramanas rose bred and introduced by Peter Lambert from Germany in 1905. It is a cross between rosa rugosa var. rosea and Princesse de Barn variety of perpetual rose from 1884. It produces abundance of me ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa rugosa
Rubra variety of Ramanas rose produces abundance of medium-sized (5-8 cm across), single, fragrant flowers that are deep carmine-purple to violet-red. Borne singly or in clusters of 2-3 they come out from June until Septemb ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rudbeckia fulgida var.sullivantii
Black-eyed Susan is a type of coneflower with large, daisy-like flowers. This form originates in North America where its Latin name is shortened to rudbeckia sullivantii. Goldsturm, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.6m 0.5 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rudbeckia hirta
Cherokee Sunset s a gorgeous gloriosa daisy variety bringing a mix of rich and warm colours. From early July 60-70 cm tall stems bear extra large, 8-12 cm across flowers in deep golden yellow, amber orange, dark mahogany re ...
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 - 0.4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rudbeckia laciniata
Goldquelle is a fully double flowering variety of cutleaf coneflower. Its bright yellow flowers are 8-10 cm across and look almost like dahlias. Leaves are light to medium green, deeply lobed as if divided. Stems reach abou ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1m 0.3 - 0.4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Salvia nemorosa
Caradonna is a beautiful wood sage which looks like annual salvia farinacea, yet this beauty is a true perennial. Caradonna makes compact clumps with erect stems 40-60 cm tall, very dark purple blue, almost black, be ...
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 - 0.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Salvia nemorosa
Perennial sage lovers surely know one of the most popular and sought-after variety with deep purple violet stems called Caradonna. In 2018 its improvement was introduced called Caramia. It boasts the same colours, twice or ...
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 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Salvia nemorosa
Ostfriesland (East Friesland) is a flat lowland in North Germany, renowned for fertile soil and mild, humid climate which is why there are a lot of nurseries. No wonder that this wood sage received the same name, rememberin ...
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 - 0.5m 4   (down to -34C) 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
Scabiosa columbaria
Butterfly Blue is a small scabious variety with large, rich lavender blue flowerheads with domed, pincushion-like central florets and larger marginal florets. They appear on 10-20 cm tall, slender, well-branched stems from ...
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 - 0.4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Scabiosa columbaria
Small scabious is a smaller version of this common perennial, naturally found in our countryside. It makes small leaves of two types: the basal leaves are pinnatifid (they look like those on dandelions), and stem leaves, as if they did not belong there, are extreme ...
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 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sedum ('Autumn Joy')
Autumn Joy is a much easier name to pronounce than its German original Herbstferude. This orpine has large, oval, light green, thick leaves. In late August it produces almost flat cymes of deep pink flowers. They continue blooming until mid autumn and even after flowering they ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sedum telephium (Hylotelephium)
Munstead Dark Red is a good old buddy in the world of orpines. We can call it a classic now as it gained so much well-deserved attention and praise, and is still among the top stonecrop varieties. It produces pale but darke ...
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 - 0.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sophora japonica
Japanese pagoda tree is a beautiful large tree with exotic looking leaves and flowering in August. It bears deciduous, pinnate, rich green leaves similar to locust leaves but individual leaflets are more elliptic and longer. They change to yellow in autumn and fall down quickly. The whole lea ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 25m 10 - 15m 5   (down to -29C) 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 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
Stokesia laevis
Stoke’s aster is a genus of just this one species. I fell in love with this charming perennial the first time I laid my eyes on it when I first saw it at Plantarium exhibition in Boskoop, the Netherlands, where it was presented as a little known, showy perenn ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Stokesia laevis
Mel's Blue Stoke’s aster is a chance seedling found by Adrianus van Heesbeen from the Netherlands in 2007. Compared to the species Mel's Blue has more rounded habit, more stems that are stronger and produce more flowe ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.3 - 0.4m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Syringa 'SMSJBP7'
BLOOMERANG® Dark Purple is a hybrid lilac with dark lilac pink to light purple flowers and dark purple buds. They are tubular and composed in lose erect racemes, and open from mid May until early June and re-bloom from ...
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 - 2.3m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Tamarix ramosissima (t. pentandra)
Tamarisk is a beautiful plant with tiny leaves and profusion of flowers in late summer. The flowers are small, pink, composed in long racemes. Deciduous leaves are scale-like, blue-green, very small. Overall appearance is feathery and very fluffy and the plant looks great in a Mediterranean-s ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 3m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Veronica
Baby Blue is a deep indigo blue flowering speedwell bred by Walter Blom from the Netherlands in 2006. It is a cross between v.spicata and v.austriaca making 20-25 cm tall stems with spikes of tiny blue flowers from June unt ...
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 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Veronica
Eveline is a new variety of speedwell from the Netherlands patented in 2003. It produces attractive, approximately 30 cm tall spikes of rich lilac to violet flowers from early summer. If regularly deadheaded it can continue ...
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 - 0.4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Veronica
How poetic to call a flower First Love®! This speedwell was named just like that and no wonder. Its neony rich purple pink spikes shine through the garden from early morning until late evening with lasting intensity. I ...
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 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Veronicastrum virginicum
J’adore Adoration culver’s root. Sounds cheeky and stolen? No way, it is pure truth. This variety of culver’s root is possibly even more fascinating than Fascination. It produces very large inflorescence o ...
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 - 1.3m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Veronicastrum virginicum
Apollo is a variety with pale blue flowers where the inflorescences are produced well above foliage level. The plant has more compact habit compared to the species and it stems seldom exceed 1m tall. Individual Flowers are tubular and decorated with long w ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.3m 0.5 - 1m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Veronicastrum virginicum
Virginian culver’s root produces several whorls of chaste-tree-like, narrowly lance-shaped, mid to dark green leaves. They may resemble cannabis. In early summer the tips of the stems begin producing flower buds composed in long spikes, botanically more corre ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.3 - 1.8m 1 - 1.5m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Vitex agnus-castus
Chaste tree is a unique plant from the Mediterranean. Thanks to its healing power it is often used in medicine and homeopathy. We will however concentrate on its looks which are definitely worth an article. Its is an airy, low or mid-sized shrub with leaves that slightly resemble marijuana ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Vitex agnus-castus
Latifolia is a large-leaved variety of chaste tree offering marijuana-like, slightly glossy, aromatic, 5-lobed leaves of deep green colour. Violet flowers are formed in rather fat, upright, terminal panicles and appear from the end of summer. It grows very fast and even if u ...
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
Weigela 'Slingco 1'
ALL SUMMER RED® is a novelty weigela selected in the Netherlands in 2007. It was bred by Gijsbertus Verhoef as a cross between weigela Evita and weigela Red Princ ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Weigela florida
Weigelas are valuable garden shrubs that grow freely in almost any soil and require little maintenance. They are deciduous shrubs growing 1.5 – 2.0 tall and just a bit less wide. Leaves are ovate to oval. Bell or funnel shaped flowers come in many colours and appear at the end of spring / begi ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Wisteria frutescens
Longwood Purple is a variety of American wisteria originating from Longwood Gardens, Pennsylvania, USA. It is very similar to Amethyst Falls variety, just the col ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Wisteria sinensis
Chinese wisteria is undoubtedly the queen of flowering climbers. Prolific is an abundantly flowering variety producing slightly longer flower racemes from younger age. They are 25-40 cm long, composed of sweetly scented, vi ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
9 - 12m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7

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