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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 full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) 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 full to partial sun 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 full sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer 'IslID'
ICE DRAGON® is a hybrid Korean maple (a. palmatum x a. pseudosieboldianum), the smallest variety from the Jack Frost® series developed by Iseli Nurseries in Oregon, USA. It has finely cut, 7-lobed, deciduous leave ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 2 - 3m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer buergerianum
Trident maple is an attractive medium-sized tree with unusual leaves. They are three-lobed and their size, depth of lobing as well as autumn colour may vary greatly with location. The deciduous leaves are deep green and glossy, turning yellow, orange and bright red in autumn. They change c ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 8m 3 - 6m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer campestre
Nanum is a dwarf variety of Field maple, suitable for small gardens and avenues with limited space. It grows slowly into a small tree some 2.5m tall and wide. The leaves are deciduous, deep green, with 3-5 rounded lobes, tu ...
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 full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer griseum
Some trees are admired for other features than just flowers or foliage. There are many of us who easily fall head over heels in love with a picturesque bark like that on paperbark maple from China. It peels off in thin, almost paper-like shavings even on young plan ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 7m 3 - 4m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer japonicum
Aconitifolium is a Japanese maple with large leaves. They are very attractive, deeply lobed but look entire. The colour is light to mid green, turning bright shades of orange and fiery red in autumn. In spring it bears prof ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 3m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer japonicum
Vitifolium is a long-time favourite of a Japanese maple variety, proved to thrive in almost any garden, and characterized by large, 8-15 cm wide, palmately rounded leaves, which are divided into 9 to 12 pointed lobes with s ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer monspessulanum
Montpellier maple is a typical Mediterranean tree commonly found in dry, coastal or mountainous landscapes of Portugal, France, and Italy. It makes small, three-lobed, leathery but deciduous leaves, which are medium green in summer, and turn yellow, amber orange or ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 6m 4 - 6m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer negundo
Shapes and colours are usually the key features of Japanese maples. But there are other maples, too, that can offer other than green colour plus various leaf shapes. And on top of that they grow much faster. This is ash-leaved maple, also called box elder. Flamingo is so far ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 7m 2 - 4m full sun 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum
The species of Japanese maple is a green-leaved tree or rather a large shrub. End even though among landscapers and general green-finger-public the red-leaved versions tend to be more popular I suppose that this is the most beautiful and elegant tree of our climate. With its naturally green leaves i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 8m 3 - 6m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum
Atropurpureum is a famous and commonly used variety with deeply lobed, red-purple leaves that turn bright red and orange in autumn. They have 5 tips. It forms a multi-stemmed shrub with widely spread branches. It grows slowly and is suitable as a specimen in any garden, not just a Japa ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 3 - 4m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum
Bi-hoo is a new Japanese maple variety found by maple enthusiast, Mr.Masayoshi, in Japan in 1993. It was introduced and licensed in Europe by Maillot Nurseries in France in 2004. It is valued predominantly for its stunning ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1.5 - 2m full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum
Bloodgood is a purple-leaved Japanese maple variety of rapid growth which will create the typical Japanese garden atmosphere both as a specimen tree and as a backdrop. It is a very successful variety, especially thanks to t ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 3m full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum
Butterfly is a variety with 3-coloured foliage. Its deeply cut, palmate leaves are pale green with creamy white margins that turn pink when they emerge and when the weather turns colder. It grows into a V-shaped shrub with dense foliage, especially at the tops of the branches. It g ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2.5m 1 - 2m semi-shade / partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum
Katsura is a Japanese maple that is highly decorative especially in spring, when new leaves emerge, and in autumn, when they change again. They are typically palmate, rather small, 5-lobed, chartreuse yellow-green with copp ...
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 full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum
The less usual colour the more attractive it is for garden lovers. Orange Dream is a perfect example of Japanese maple to offer an almost exotic colour of spring foliage that is orange and salmon pink at margins with yellowish-green centres. This colouring decorates the plant un ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2.5m 1 - 2.5m semi-shade / partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum
Ornatum is a cut-leaf Japanese maplecultivated mainly for its deeply lobed leaves of rich reddish brown, almost bronze colour in summer, and bright orange with red tones in autumn. The sgrub grows very slowly, forming a den ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum
The variety name of Osakazuki Japanese maple seems to refer to the third largest city in Japan, Osaka, which is renowned for its extensive vineyards that replaced cotton fields. There could be at least two reasons for choos ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 7m 3 - 5m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum
If you google red-leaved Japanese maples I am sure that, amongst the oldest varieties such as Bloodgood and Atropurpureum, you will find this nice piece: Shaina. Unlike the previously mentioned cultivars Shaina is everyone’s love as it offers advantages that come in handy for gar ...
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 full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum
Shindeshojo is a classic variety of Japanese maple that offers exactly what these plants are popular for: bright colours of spring and autumn foliage. Shindeshojo has palmate, 5- or 7-lobed deciduous leaves which emerge fire engine red in spring, turn olive green with pink and w ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum
Wilson's Pink Dwarf is a handsome guy in the family of dwarf Japanese maples. It only grows some 2m tall in a dense, vase shaped, bushy habit. Its most prominent feature is the colour of newly emerging leaves - they are a c ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 1 - 1.5m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum ('Linearilobum Atropurpureum')
Sometimes plants have two names and we tend to choose the easier one to pronounce. That is not the case of this Japanese maple though. Its preferred name is Linearilobum as opposed to another accepted name Scolopendrifolium. Now pick one. On top of that, this variety has the epithet Atropurpu ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 4m 1 - 3m full sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum ('Senkaki', 'Sango-kaku')
Sango-kaku is a Japanese maple that has so many colours that we are lost for words. Its main attraction is the colour of bark which is orangey-red in summer and bright coral red in winter. The palmate leaves have 5 lobes and emerge orangey-yellow with salmon pink shades, changin ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 2.5m semi-shade / partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum (Dissectum group)
Garnet is one of the top selling Japanese maples ever. It has been popular around the world for many decades. Its filigree leaves are deeply cut = dissected, hence its name. They look like giant snowflakes cut in pieces and densely cover even young plants. The colour show begins with vibrant ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2.5m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum (Dissectum group)
It is hard to believe that only a few bare branches, which you can see in winter, can develop into such a stunning thing. Foliage of this shrub almost looks like a fluffy hairdo of a red-haired lady. The leaves are deeply cut and when young they are glossy and brownish-red, in summer they turn to de ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum (syn. Cristatum)
This maple Shishigashira received a name Lion’s Head. Its leaves are small, deeply cut and curled, forming dense tufts along twisted branches. The foliage is bright green or yellow-green in spring and summer, turning orange and rust-red very late in au ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.3 - 2.5m 1 - 1.8m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum (var. dissectum viride)
Dissectum Viridis has light green, very soft, deciduous, deeply cut leaves with 7 or 9 lobes. To maintain its colour we recommend growing it in location with filtered sunlight or semi-shade as the leaves may show signs of sunburn in hot sun, or even change i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2.5m semi-shade / partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer platanoides
Norway maple is a native European tree commonly cultivated in countries and regions with harsh winters. It is one of the most common street and park in Czech and Slovak republics. Its tolerance against pollution, low winter temperatures, and vigorous growth made it ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 25m 10 - 20m full to partial sun 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer platanoides
Columnare is a slender form of Norway maple with deciduous, 10-15 cm across, broadly palmate leaves that are green in summer and turn golden orange and bright yellow in autumn. The crown is very narrow – only about 3m ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 18m 3 - 5m full to partial sun for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer platanoides
Crimson Sentry is most certainly a key feature of many mid-sized and small gardens. Its yearly growths are short so it will easily fit even in a front yard. It is an eye-catching variety of Norway maple owing to the foliage. The leaves are bright purple-burgundy when young, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 3m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer platanoides
Drummondii is a variegated form of Norway maple, only some 100 years old. The decades from its birth proved its popularity which is still very high. The leaves are beautifully creamy white variegated at the margins, with bright green centres. Apart from pruning at the end of ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 8m 2 - 3m semi-shade / partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer platanoides
Another website I came across calls this Norway maple a meat-ball-on-a-stick. Quite funny, actually, but in fat it truthfully describes the shape of this small tree. Well, that only in case the author meant a good housewife who made proper, perfectly spherical meat balls. Globosum
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 4m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer platanoides
Golden Globe is a dwarf Norway maple i.e. one of those with large leaves as opposed to Japanese maples with small and dissected foliage. One of the big advantage of Norway maple is its resistance against majority of common ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 3 - 4m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer platanoides
Royal Red is a majestic looking Norway maple for large gardens, parks, and city avenues. Its palmate leaves are dark crimson red, almost black, and glossy, turning amber orange or orange-red in autumn. In spring, just as leaves emerge, it flowers profusely with many small yellow ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 20m 5 - 10m full sun 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer pseudoplatanus
Sycamore tree is one of our native maple species and its natural habitat extends vertically from the north of Europe (with the exception of the northernmost peaty locations) to the mountainous areas of southern Europe, and horizontally from the colder parts of west ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 30m 10 - 20m full to partial sun 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer pseudoplatanus
Men usually get mad when women describe colours with expressions like salmon pink, peachy red etc. Well, men, get ready for another hit below the belt: we have a tree whose leaves are SHRIMP pink. Not familiar with that colour? Go to the nearest restaurant and have a prawn-cocktail to see what the f ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer pseudoplatanus
Simon-Louis Frères is a beautiful sycamore maple variety from France introduced in 1881. Its leaves emerge bright pink and as they unroll and mature, each leaf becomes uniquely marbled white and green in various portio ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 1.5 - 3m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer rubrum
Brandy Wine is another fantastic scarlet maple variety. It forms a compact, bushy, oval-shaped crown with three-lobed, deciduous, rich green leaves on red stalks in summer, which turn deep burgundy red and later vivid carmi ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 10m 4 - 6m full sun 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer rubrum
Red maple is one of the most spectacular big-sized trees suitable for large gardens, parks or city avenues. October Glory is a variety cultivated for its smaller size and fantastic autumn foliage colour. It has mid-sized leaves that are glossy and green in summer, changing to or ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
9 - 13m 4 - 6m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer rubrum 'Franksred'
Red Sunset belongs to the top favourite scarlet maples. It makes eye-catching display of autumn colour. Its deciduous leaves are three-lobed, mid-sized, rich green in summer and bright scarlet red in autumn. It grows fast, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 18m 9 - 12m full to partial sun 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer rubrum 'RT4'
MORGAN is a beautifully coloured variety of scarlet maple, which was discovered in 2002 by Ray Tate from the Angel Creek Nursery in Bishop, Georgia, USA. It was a single mutation among a number of October Glory seedlings pl ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 20m 6 - 12m full to partial sun 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer rufinerve
Redvein maple, or also called Honshu maple according to its origin, belongs among acer species such as a. davidii or a. griseum sought after for their beautiful bark. Its natural habitat are mountainous forests of Japan, the islands of Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 10m 4 - 6m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer saccharinum
Pyramidale is a silver maple variety with attractive, deeply cut foliage with prominent red veins. The leaves are deciduous, rich green in summer, turning yellow, golden and orange-red in autumn. The tree forms a widely col ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
12 - 18m 4 - 6m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer saccharinum f.laciniatum
This silver maple will draw your attention to the deeply cut leaves which resemble Japanese dissectum maples. The name silver describes the underneath of the leaves which are silvery gray and glitter in the wind. In too fertile soil the branches can grow as much as 1 meter within one year ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 20m 6 - 12m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer shirasawanum
“Aureum” is variety that differs from others by its more or less erect growth with horizontal lateral branches. The fan-shaped leaves are fresh yellow-green to golden yellow, sometimes with pinkish margins. The other difference is fruit: Acer shirasawanum holds its samaras above the foli ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m semi-shade / partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer shirasawanum
Jordan maple boasts a beautiful colour play on its leaves. They are deciduous, in spring they emerge in a dazzling shade of bright yellow colour with soft pink to orange margins and in summer they mature to rich golden yellow or chartreuse on less insolated branche ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 3m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer tataricum ssp. ginnala
Amur maple is a subspecies of a less cultivated species called Tatar maple. This one comes from NE Asia, precisely Mongolia, Korea, Japan, and mainly the Amur River valley between Russia and China. It can be variable in habit but usually forms a vase-shaped, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 3 - 6m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer x conspicuum
Even among a hundred trees you will notice Red Flamingo hybrid snake-bark maple first. Such a colourful small tree must have been brought directly from Mars where red is constantly in vogue. It is a stunning variety making ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1.5 - 3m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Aesculus indica
Sydney Pearce is an English variety of Indian horse chestnut, selected by the man of the same name in 1935, when he was working as an assistant curator of the Royal Gardens at Kew near London, England. It boasts unique, gau ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 15m 12 - 18m full sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Aesculus x carnea
Red horse chestnut is a fantastic tree which is usually planted in large gardens and parks, and as a street tree. Although, this hybrid grows a little slower (30 cm a year) making some 6x4m when 20 years old. Briotti is a popular variety with big, upright panicles of deep pin ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 15m 6 - 10m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Albizia julibrissin
Mimosaceae plants are common and popular mainly in southern Europe for their high tolerance to drought as well as attractive and long lasting flowering. Even though they come from subtropical parts of the world there is one species hardy enough to be grown in our climate - si ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 3 - 6m full sun 6   (down to -23C) 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 full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Albizia julibrissin
Summer Chocolate® is a spectacular silk tree variety from Japan where it was discovered in 1990 as a seedling in a controlled planting of Albizia julibrissin in 1990. It was granted a US patent No. PP13,822 in 2003. St ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 2 - 5m full sun 6b   (down to -21C) 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 full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Alnus glutinosa
Common alder is a European native plant. There are varieties, however, that are very uncommon and I am not afraid to say exquisite. Such as this variety: Imperialis. Imperialis alder ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 8m 2 - 4m full sun 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Amelanchier alnifolia
Saskatoon is a native Canadian species of juneberry. It is cultivated for very tasty and juicy fruit which are deep purple to blue-purple berries similar to blueberries. They are formed in short clusters and best picked when fully ...
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 full sun 1   (down to -46C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Amelanchier lamarckii
Juneberry is a large shrub cultivated mostly for its delicious and healthy fruit. It is a large deciduous shrub or a small tree. Flowers are star-shaped, white and scented and appear in mid spring. Oval leaves are up to 8 cm long, emerge bronze and mature to green colour, turning scarlet r ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 6m 2 - 5m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Aralia elata
Aureovariegata Japanese angelica tree is another variegated form of this east Asian taxon. It boasts showy variegation of leaf margins that are rich yellow in spring and turn paler in summer to almost white when the flowers ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 3m full to partial sun 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! ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 3m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Aristolochia macrophylla
Dutchman's pipe is a vigorous climber native to America, found in moist woodlands from N.E.Canada to S.E.USA. It is cultivated for its dramatic large foliage which looks as if just escaped from a rainforest. The deciduous leaves are 10-30 cm across, fresh green, he ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 9m 3 - 9m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Aronia arbutifolia
Brilliant is one of the latest varieties of purple chokeberry which is a hybrid between red and black chokeberry. So far you can find it listed under three names: a.melanocarpa, a.arbutifolia, and a. x prunifolia which is probably the most correct name. It is cultivated for seve ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2.5m 1 - 1.5m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Aronia x prunifolia
Recently, less known fruit trees and shrubs are becoming more and more popular mainly thanks to their original taste as well as positive impact on our health. Chokeberry is one of them. It is in the same rosaceae family as the service tree and its fruit is similar, too. The lustrous fruits ar ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 1 - 2m full sun 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea
Cecile is a large-flowered deciduous azalea from the Exbury hybrids group. In late May it produces up to 8 cm wide, strongly fragrant flowers which combine pale pink, dark pink, soft apricot orange colour, and a golden yell ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.3 - 1.8m 1.5 - 1.8m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea
Clyde is a Knap Hill deciduous azalea bred by Hachmann Baumschule in Germany. It produces gorgeous, strongly and sweetly scented flowers with pale salmon pink petals and rich orange upper lip. Flowers open late in the seaso ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 1 - 1.5m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea
Goldtopas is an excellent variety of deciduous azalea with golden yellow flowers. Their colour is like glowing afternoon sun. Flower heads are up to 13 cm large, while individual flowers are 7-9 cm wide. It grows quite compact, forming a shrub 1.1m tall and 1.4m wide when 15 yea ...
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 - 2m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea
Homebush forms rounded, almost spherical trusses of bright pink to salmon pink, semi-double flowers in late spring. The truss shape resembles flowering snowball viburnum. The tepals are distinctly pointed. Bred by Waterer in 1925, GB. Deciduous azaleas are ericaceous plants, loving ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1.5 - 2m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea
Jack A. Sand is a very fragrant deciduous azalea from 1980. It was bred by D. Wood and E. Sand as a cross between Homebush and Cecile, i.e. the same parents as for the orange variety Gena Mae, but with an entirely different ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 1.3 - 1.5m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea
Renowned breeders of rhododendrons and azaleas from Germany Hans Hachmann and his son Holger also hybridized a number of deciduous azaleas, such as Juanita which was introduced in 1979. It is a lovely variety with large flo ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea
“Mandarin Lights” comes from the Northern Lights line. This one has bright orange flowers with shades of red and yellow and frilled edges. Excellent hardiness to -35C. Deciduous azaleas are ericaceous plants, loving insulate position with always moist soil. During temporary summer dry ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.3 - 1.5m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea
Nabucco is another fantastic azalea bred by Hans Hachmann in 1987. It bears deep red flowers that are 6-7 cm across, and open from trusses of 8-9 flowers in June. Deciduous leaves are oval to elongated, mid green in summer ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.8m 1 - 1.8m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea
Narcissiflora is both rare and old variety of deciduous azalea that was registered before 1855. Although L. van Houtte is often credited as its creator, the original variety catalogue from 1894 clearly states J. Rinz as the ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.3 - 1.5m 1.5 - 2m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea
Northern Hi-Lights is a slow-grower with creamy white flowers that grade to pale or bright yellow on top petals. Buds are light pink. Leaves are dark green and turn brilliant carmine and burgundy red in autumn. Deciduous azaleas are ericaceous plants, loving insulate position with c ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 0.8 - 1.3m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea
Pennsylvania azalea was bred by E.V. Mezitt from the Weston Nurseries and introduced in 1963. It is a cross between plum leaf azalea (a. prunifolium) and swamp azalea (a. viscosum). It bears single, deep pink flowers with a ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.3 - 1.8m 1.3 - 1.8m full to partial sun for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea
Persil is a deciduous azalea with large, white flowers that have a light yellow blotch and nice fragrance. Deciduous leaves are mid green. It grows at medium speed, some 20-25 cm per year, forming an airy shrub with almost equal height and spread. Deciduous azaleas are ericac ...
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 full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea
Sarina is a large-flowered variety of this deciduous azalea, bred by Hans Hachmann already in 1963. Its flowers are rich scarlet red, slightly frilled at margins, and have a large, golden orange blotch on the upper lip. Fra ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 1 - 1.5m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea
Tunis azalea could be a perfect deciduous azalea choice for those who love striking colours. This variety offers large, rich salmon-red flowers with orange throats. Petal margins are a little undulated. It grows at medium speed rate forming a rather symmetrical shrub. Deciduous azal ...
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 full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea
Weston’s Sparkler, registered only as Sparkler, is one of those successful swamp azalea hybrids bred by the Mezitt family. It is a cross between a. viscosa and a pink-flowered form a. arborescens. It bears approx. 4 c ...
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 full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Berberis thunbergii
Atropurpurea Nana is a red-leaved, dwarf variety of well-known barberry. Its deciduous leaves obovate to elliptic, emerge rich red, and if grown in full sun they turn deep burgundy red in summer and bright carmine red in au ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.4 - 0.8m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Berberis thunbergii
Red Rocket is a thorny barberry with very attractive deep red foliage that turns bright cerise / red in autumn (similarly as euonymus alatus). Flowers are pale yellow and appear in spring. They are followed by blood-red fruits, favourite food for bird ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 0.5 - 1.5m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Berberis thunbergii
Rose Glow is an attractive barberry variety with deep purple red leaves marbled light pink. They are deciduous and remain coloured like that for most of the season at the top of the shrub. Foliage inside the shrub lacks var ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.8m 1 - 1.8m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Betula ('Penci-2')
ROYAL FROST is a trade name of a very attractive birch variety. It is a hybrid between betula populifolia „Whitespire“ and betula „Crimson Frost“. Deciduous leaves are diamond-shaped, s ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 12m 3 - 5m full sun 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Betula pendula
Purpurea is a red-leaved variety of European silver birch found in France in 1872. The species is named pendula which might make us believe it should be weeping but it is not. It refers to thin young branches which a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 5m 2 - 4m full to partial sun 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Betula pendula
European white birch is an attractive tree which, however, in its basic form is not suitable for small-sized gardens. However, this selection is excellent for every garden or even a tiny spot at your doorway. It is a weeping white birch, called Youngii. It is commonly 2-3m t ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 3m full to partial sun 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Betula pendula 'Globe'
MAGICAL® GLOBE is a dwarf selection of European white birch. It comes from Australia where it is called Lollipop Birch. Its makes stiff, strong, slow growing branches with very handsome, fresh green, glossy foliage. Es ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1.3 - 1.5m full to partial sun 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Betula utilis (betula jacquemontii)
Birches are typical trees of Eastern Europe and Asia, as well as some northern regions. Himalayan birch grows slower and not as tall as white birch so you can try one in your garden, too. Doorenboos is naturally a multi-stemmed shrubby tree with thick trunks. They are highly ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
7 - 10m 4 - 6m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja
Miss Violet is a compact butterfly bush variety growing about one and a half meters tall and wide, forming a dense, freely flowering shrub. Its rich purple violet flowers are composed in remarkably narrow, 10-15 cm long, sa ...
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 full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja
White Ball is a Dutch butterfly bush variety from the Dreaming series developed by the Horticultural Reseach International in Boskoop. It produces slender panicles composed of fragrant, tubular, white flowers with golden yellow throat. Deciduous leaves are lanceola ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.5m 0.8 - 1.5m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja
Wisteria Lane is the name of the hackneyed street from Desperate Housewives tv series, where purple wisteria blooms whenever the camera pans to the exterior of any house. Apparently even in winter. It's called the American miracle. But this time we are not t ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.2m 1 - 1.5m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja ‚Pmoore14'
BERRIES & CREAM butterfly bush produces 15-20 cm long, slim panicles composed of small, funnel-shaped, fragrant flowers with orange throat. They are a bit naughty when it comes to colour – some are white, some are mag ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.8 - 2.3m 1 - 1.5m full sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja ('Morning Mist')
SILVER ANNIVERSARY™ is an attractive buddleia hybrid bred by Peter Moore in 1994 as a cross between b.crispa and b.loricata. It is a deciduous shrub with striking silver, narrowly lance-shaped foliage wh ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m full sun 6   (down to -23C) 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 full sun 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 full sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 full sun 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 full sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja davidii 'BotEx 001'
BUTTERFLY CANDY™ LITTLE PURPLE is a dwarf and compact buddleja producing dark violet blue flowers. The inflorescence is conical, slim, around 10 cm long, and composed of small, funnel-shaped flowers. They are moderate ...
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 full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja davidii 'BotEx 002'
BUTTERFLY CANDY™ LILA SWEETHEART is a dwarf and compact buddleja producing soft lavender violet flowers with an orange throat. The inflorescence is conical, slim, only some 8-10 cm long, and composed of small, funnel-shaped flowers. They are moderately, sweet ...
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 full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja davidii 'BotEx 005'
BUTTERFLY CANDY™ LITTLE PINK is a dwarf and compact buddleja producing enchanting soft pink flowers. The inflorescence is conical, slim, 10-12 cm long, and composed of small, funnel-shaped flowers. They are moderately ...
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 full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja davidii 'BotEx 006'
BUTTERFLY CANDY™ LITTLE RUBY is a dwarf and compact buddleja producing rich raspberry pink to cerise flowers. The inflorescence is conical, slim, only some 6-8 cm long, and composed of small, funnel-shaped flowers. Th ...
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 full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja davidii 'ElstB1'
MAGDA’S GOLD KNIGHT is a natural mutation of Black Knight butterfly bush offering the same deep indigo violet blue flowers and yellow to chartreuse variegate ...
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 full sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja davidii 'Tobud072'
BUZZ™ IVORY is a subtle beauty among all the bright colours of new buddleja varieties introduced in 2009. It produces about 10 cm long racemes composed of small, fragrant, ivory flowers with orange throat. Blooming is ...
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 full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja x weyeriana
Sungold butterfly bush dates back to 1960’s when it was bred in the Netherlands as a sport of Golden Glow. It has mid-sized panicles of rounded clusters with yellow, tubular, sweetly scented flowers from first half of ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 3m full sun 6   (down to -23C) 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 full sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Callicarpa bodinieri var.giraldii
Beauty berry. Sounds like a beauty salon. The truth is the name is right because this plant, originally from China, is grown for its beautifully coloured berries. It is a mid-sized shrub with deep green, elliptic to obovate, deciduous leaves that are bronze when young. It flowers in summer ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 3m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) 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 full to partial sun 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 perfume of the flowers: sweetshrub, strawberry shrub, or even pineapple shrub. They really smell like a few types of fruit: strawberry, apple, and even melon. Sweetshrub is nat ...
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 full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Calycanthus floridus
Athens is a unique sweetshrub variety selected by the State Botanical Garden at the University of Georgia, USA. It has mint green, 4-5 across, fully double flowers which come out usually from mid May until late June in CE c ...
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 full sun 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1 - 1.5m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis grandiflora
Probably the most eye-catching version among trumpet vines is this Chinese campsis. The flowers are large and spectacular: 7-9 cm wide, salmon pink with a clear yellow throat. In colder zones and locations with less sun they may turn deeper salmon-orange. In order to keep its pinkish colo ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 3m 0.5 - 1m full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis radicans
This is the species of north-american trumpet creeper trained into a tree with a real stem. It bears terminal cymes of rich red, trumpet-shaped flowers from early summer until the first frosts. Pinnate leaves are deep green and enhance its tropical appearance. Being originally a climbing ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 2m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis radicans
This is the species of trumpet creeper that comes from North America and has deep red flowers. They are trumpet-shaped, 5-6 cm long. Flowering begins in early July and strong, well-established plants keep on blooming until the first frosts. Pinnate leaves are large, deciduous, mid to dark gre ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 1 - 2m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis radicans
If you like red flowers in summer, Flamenco variety of north-american trumpet creeper is a perfect choice. It bears plentiful of trumpet shaped, up to 7 cm long flowers with yellow throats and red veins. They are formed at the ends of current year's branches in rich umbels. Pinn ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 1 - 2m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis radicans
This trumpet creeper is really trained into a small tree. 1 or 2 meter tall trunk with a blooming crown gives this exotic looking plant a new glamour. Beautiful, golden-yellow flowers grow at the ends of new branches. They come out in July and don’t stop till the first frosts.
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1 - 2m full sun 4   (down to -34C) 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 full sun 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 full sun 4   (down to -34C) 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 1 - 2m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis x tagliabuana
DANCING FLAMES is a trumpet vine variety that proves one fact - when it comes to red, there are never enough varieties. So here is another one, offering slightly different flowers. It belongs to the Italian group i.e. a hyb ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 3m 1 - 2m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis x tagliabuana 'Kudian'
INDIAN SUMMER® trumpet creeper has been winning all sorts of awards since 1998. It is a successful cross between c.tagliabuana and c.radicans bred by Hendricus Jacobus Maria Kuijf from the Netherlands. US plant patent PP13139 was granted in 2002. It blooms abundantly fr ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 0.5 - 1m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis x tagliabuana 'Kudian'
INDIAN SUMMER® is another gorgeous variety of trumpet creeper which was trained into a small tree. It is a brilliant idea because such form does not need a trellis or a wall, it can stand anywhere in the garden, on its own or in the middle of other, smaller shrubs. The trumpet ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1 - 1.5m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis x tagliabuana 'Kudian'
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 until the first ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis x tagliabuana ('Takarazuka Fresa')
SUMMER JAZZ™ FIRE is a showstopper with its brilliant vibrant red flowers. They are large, possibly not as large as the yellow variety from this series, about 5-6 cm across, and appear from mid July. They are composed in long racemes that may contain 6 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1 - 1.5m full sun for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis x tagliabuana ('Takarazuka Fresa')
SUMMER JAZZ™ FIRE is a showstopper with its brilliant vibrant red flowers. They are large, possibly not as large as the yellow variety from this series, about 5-6 cm across, and appear from mid July. They are composed in long racemes that may contain 6 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 1.5m full sun 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 1.5m full sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Caragana arborescens
Pea tree is a low-maintenance plant which is also often grown in very inhospitable locations because it can take almost anything: hard frost, dry soil, full sun, wind and absolute neglect. Walker is a variety commonly grafted on short or medium-sized stems with weeping branc ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2.5m 0.5 - 1.3m full sun 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
carpinus betulus
Monumentalis is a unique version of hornbeam with strictly conical shape and very slow growth rate. Leaves are bright green and cover the whole of the plant. Even after they fall the tree remains very attractive with its regularly growing branches making a bonsai appearance. No pruning ...
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 full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Carpinus betulus
Pendula is a weeping form of hornbeam. Mature plants make gracious looking specimens with irregularly weeping or cascading branches. Their crowns are usually not too symmetrical providing a unique appearance for every plant. Naturally the crown grows slowly into a large, umbrell ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 6m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Carpinus betulus ('Pyramidalis')
One of the original trees found in natural woodlands of Europe is hornbeam. Varieties of this deciduous tree are becoming more and more popular in gardens, too. Fastigiata, syn. “Pyramidalis” is an elegant, slow growing hornbeam with columnar habit and branches g ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 12m 2 - 4m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Caryopteris 'Lisaura'
HINT OF GOLD bluebeard is a showstopper due to its vibrant golden chartreuse leaves. They are larger than on most other bluebeards – up to 5.5 cm long and 3 cm wide, deciduous, and bear interesting fragrance when crus ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 1m 0.6 - 1m full sun 5b   (down to -27C) 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.8m 0.4 - 0.8m full sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Caryopteris x clandonensis
White Surprise® is a new bluebeard variety with rich, creamy-white variegation on all leaves. It produces profusion of indigo-blue to violet-blue flowers from late summer until early autumn which look magnificent on the background of light-coloured leaves. It makes a small ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.6m 0.6 - 0.8m full sun 6   (down to -23C) 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. ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.3 - 0.5m full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Lissteph'
STEPHI is a unique bluebeard variety with flowers that are not blue. They are pale pink to almost white on a clear sunny day. All other features are identical to most other caryopteris varieties. It is a deciduous shrub wit ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.7m 0.6 - 1m full sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Castanea sativa
Sweet chestnut is cultivated for several beautiful features. The deciduous leaves are deep green, elliptic to oblong, up to 20 cm long, distinctly serrated and glossy, turning deep golden yellow in autumn. Flowers are creamy beige catkins that appear in July. They ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 20m 5 - 10m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Catalpa bignonioides
Catalpas have been grown in our country for many years. The species may be found in every larger city as an important feature of a city park. It offers outstanding points of interest such as large leaves in summer and long cigar-shaped seed pods in winter, hence its name Indian Bean Tree. ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 10m 3 - 5m full sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 8m 2 - 6m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Catalpa bignonioides (Catalpa bungei)
Nana variety is a lot different to the species. It can be found under its second Latin name catalpa bungei. It is a small tree that can be considered dwarf as opposed to its parent. It was bred to achieve an attractive tree with exceptional foliage but of reduced size to fit even a sma ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3.5m 2 - 4m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Catalpa fargesii
Farges catalpa is a rare plant that was found by western dendrologists in China in early 20th century. Forma ducluxii is a unique plant that deserves undivided attention when in full bloom. Its flowers are formed in upright panicles, larger than on Northern catalpa, lilac to pin ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 8m 2 - 6m full sun 5b   (down to -27C) 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 9m 3 - 6m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cephalanthus occidentalis
Buttonbush is a very interesting shrub, popular with collectors. Its main feature are flowers that are perfect spheres with tiny, pure white, tubular flowers. They are followed by small, green fruit. It flowers on current year’s wood. They have a nice scent and attract butterflies. D ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.8m 0.5 - 1.8m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cercidiphyllum japonicum
Katsura tree is native to China and Japan, and thanks to its versatility it has found many fans among both professionals and general gardening public. It is a deciduous shrub or very rarely a tree (uneasy to train it into a tree with one central leader).
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 1 - 2m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cercis
Merlot redbud, just the French grapevine variety of the same name, has leaves of the deepest wine red colour. They are deciduous, heart-shaped, and glossy. Compared to Forest Pansy they are a little smaller (abt. 10x13 cm), ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 2.3m full sun for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cercis canadensis 'NC2016-2'
Dennis James Werner is a Distinguished Professor of Horticultural Sciences at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, USA, and a breeder who specializes in buddleja, peaches, and redbuds. Regarding the last mentioned he has developed and already patented 8 beau ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 3m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cercis chinensis
Avondale is a Chinese redbud that comes from New Zealand and is said to be the most profusely flowering redbud ever. From the first hot days of spring small, deep pink, pea-like flowers appear on bare wood, opening from bud ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1.5 - 2.5m full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chaenomeles speciosa 'Pink Storm'
Pink Storm is a pink flowering variety of Chinese flowering quince from the DOUBLE TAKE™ series. From early spring it makes large, 4-6 cm across, semi-double, crepe-myrtle-like, pink flowers with partially frilled mar ...
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 full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chaenomeles speciosa 'Scarlet Storm'
Scarlet Storm is a unique variety of Chinese flowering quince from the DOUBLE TAKE™ series. From early spring it makes large, 5-6 cm across, semi-double, camellia-like flowers of rich red color, decorated with yellow ...
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 full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chaenomeles x superba
Pink Lady is a hybrid variety of Japanese quince, a cross between ch.japonica and ch.speciosa with large, pink flowers which usually open from mid April. However, if the winter is warm you can see numerous bud ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 full sun 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 - 4m full sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cladrastis kentukea (c.lutea)
Yellow wood is a rare, though fully hardy tree that deserves more attention. Its origin is not clear and definite. Usually this small tree or large shrub is connected with Kentucky, USA, but many plants grow freely on limestone cliffs on China and Japan. It used to be a jewel of royal gardens ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 10m full sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Clematis
Ernest Markham is an eye-catching large-flowered clematis with rich magenta purple flowers. They come out in June and continue blooming until August or September if pruned only lightly in early spring. If cut back (as in gr ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 2.5m 0.5 - 1m full to partial sun 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 1m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Clematis
Miss Bateman is a gorgeous clematis variety with large white flowers decorated with even more beautiful crown of deep wine red stamens and anthers in the centre. Profuse flowering begins in mid May and continues until late ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 2.5m 1 - 1m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Clematis
Niobe is a large-flowered clematis with 10-15 cm wide flowers of deep magenta-red colour. The flowers are freely borne throughout summer. It belongs to Group 2 clematis. Its flowers appear first in late spring and early summer on last year’s sideshoots, and in mid- and ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Clematis
Clematis Pamina originated in England and was bred by Colin and Pamela Terrry in 1993 but introduced to market only in 2004. It bears large flowers (18-20 cm across) with purple red tepals decorated with a thick white brim. ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 2.3m full sun 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 full sun 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 full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Clematis
Warszawska Nike is a beautiful clematis variety from Poland, bred by Stefan Franczak and introducd in 1982. It bears large, 12-14 cm across, single, deep purple violet, velvety flowers. Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) awa ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Clematis 'Evipo0079'
BOULEVARD® NUBIA is a compact clematis with velvet-like, deep burgundy red flowers of 6 petals. They are 13-15 cm across and come out from late June until November if the weather is sunny and relatively warm. It is a s ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Clematis 'Evipo063'
BOULEVARD® CORINNE is a compact clematis with white flowers. They are 10-13 cm across and each of its 8 petals has a less conspicuous pale magenta pink bar in the centre. They come out from late May until early July, d ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.2m 0.5 - 1m full sun to shade 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Clematis 'St17333'
One of the most sought-after as well as most famous clematis varieties with fully double flowers is Multi Blue from 1983, bred by J. Bouter and Zoon from Dutch nursery town Boskoop. 36 years later comes a ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Clematis 'Zo08160'
SPOTLIGHT is a clematis variety bred by Jan van Zoest from the Netherlands and introduced by Thorncroft Clematis at the prestigious Chelsea Flower Show in England in 2019. It bears medium-sized, 8-10 cm wide flowers with 6 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 0.5 - 1m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Clematis 'Zo09088'
SUPER NOVA is a clematis variety bred by Jan van Zoest from the Netherlands and was launched at the Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival exhibition in 2016, which is organized annually by the Royal Horticultural Society in ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 0.5 - 1m full to partial sun 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 1.5m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Clethra alnifolia
Ruby Spice has flowers of has the deepest shade of pink so far selected. Flowers are bell-shaped, light pink, opening from rose buds, formed in upright racemes in July and August. They have a lovely, sweet fragrance, hence its name. Flower buds are deep pink. Oval leaves are decidu ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m semi-shade / partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cornus controversa
This giant dogwood has another name which, in my opinion, characterizes the plant much better = wedding cake tree. Looking at the habit of the more commonly grown cultivar Variegata one knows exactly what it means. This beauty can easily become a show-stopping specimen in ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 3m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cornus florida
Cherokee Daybreak® has 4 large, creamy white bracts around a tiny flower head. Leaves are mid green with yellowish-white varigation that turns pink towards the end of summer. Autumn leaves show multiple of colours with prevailing purple shades. This shrub does not like stress o ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cornus kousa
Benifuji is a Japanese dogwood variety which in this case originated in Japan, near Mount Fuji. It was found among selected seedlings in Shinkyo Gotenba-shi nursery already in 1970, still, its patent was released only in 1994 (PP8,676).
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2.5 - 3.5m 1.5 - 2.5m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cornus kousa
Big Apple is a Japanese dogwood variety from the USA where it was discovered and selected by Polly Hill in the 1960s. The seeds were obtained from M.M. Brubaker of Pennsylvania and as the plants grew she noticed one that wa ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 3m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cornus kousa
Pev Satomi Compact is the latest version of pink-flowering Japanese dogwood. It is a sport of Satomi unlike which it has much more compact and denser growth. Its flowers are of light to deep pink colour that is unevenl ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 3m full sun 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 full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cornus kousa
Teutonia is another extraordinary Japanese dogwood which, apart from its ornamental features, is valued mostly for its exquisite fruit. It is produced from small spheres, composed of tiny flowers that open from late May or ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1.5 - 3m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cornus kousa 'Schmred'
In 1995 James Schmidt from Oregon, USA, patented his version of Japanese dogwood named HEART THROB® with bright pink flowers. Botanically, they are flowers bracts, while flowers are inconspicuous, very small and form a tiny sphere in the middle of the four bracts. Since the ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 4m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cornus kousa var.
This Japanese dogwood has both large leaves and flowers. It flowers in June when the shrub is fully in leaf. The flowers are 6-8 cm wide, creamy white flower composed around small flower heads. They are followed by edible, bright pink fruit that looks like litchi. Pointed leaves are deciduous ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 3m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cornus kousa var.chinensis
China Girl is a freely flowering Japanese dogwood with numerous creamy white flowers in June when the shrub is fully in leaf. Technically, they are not flowers but 4 flower bracts composed around small flower heads. They are followed by edible, bright pink fruit that looks like ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 4m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Corylus avellana
Contorta is a contorted version of our European hazelnut. It was found as a spontaneous mutation of a branch in a hedge in Tortworth, England, in the middle of 1800’s by a Victorian gardener Canon Henry Nicholson Ella ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 3m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Corylus maxima
Filbert is a hazelnut species from S.E. Europe and S.W. Asia and exhibits a vigorously growing many-stemmed shrub with deciduous leaves. Purpurea is an old variety with deep maroon to near black leaves. They are 5-12 cm lon ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 3 - 6m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cotinus ('Londus'<sup>PBR</sup>)
DUSKY MAIDEN is a new smoke bush introduction from England by Peter Moore. It was invented in 1998 as an interspecific cross between Cotinus szechuanensis (male parent) and Cotinus coggygria ‘Velvet Cloak ...
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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 full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cotinus coggygria  (Rhus cotinus)
Smoke tree might have a slight problem these days when smoking outside becomes prohibited ... just joking, the alleged smoke is what flowering of this shrub looks like. It blooms from June to July and from a distance the clusters do look like purple smoke. The leaves of Royal Purple are deep burgun ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cotinus coggygria 'Ancot'
GOLDEN SPIRIT® is a new variety of smoke tree from Boskoop, Netherlands, patented in 2000 by Sanders-van Harn a Adriana Christina Bastiona under the name „Ancot“. It is unique for its bright lime-yellow foliage on relatively long stalks compared to the leaf ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 3m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cotinus coggygria 'Jm 51'
LILLA® is a dwarf smoke tree variety first introduced at the Plantarium exhibition in Holland in 2011 where it received bronze medal. It is a seedling selection of
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 1 - 1.3m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Crataegus x lavalleei
Carrièrei hawthorn differs from the original hybrid by a much more profuse blooming and therefore a magnificent display of fruit in autumn. It is a small to mid-sized tree whose leaves, though deciduous, remain on the ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Crataegus x persimilis (syn. c. x prunifolia)
Splendens hawthorn is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful trees of northern hemisphere not only among hawthorns. It is valued for its lush, glossy foliage and a profusion of red berries. Leaves are deciduous, broadly elli ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 7m 3 - 4m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cytisus
Apricot Gem is a multicoloured broom. Its flowers are apricot orange to salmon pink on the upper petals, and deen golden yellow in the centre with red margins. Blooming time is early May to early June. Leaves are small, up to 2 cm long, and mature plants are nearly leafless. ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.3m 0.5 - 1.3m full sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Davidia involucrata
This elegant and rather exotic looking tree is still rare in cultivation in Europe. It was believed to have been extinct after the glacial era, however, in late 19th century some specimens were found in Sichuan, China. Dove tree was brought to Britain in 1903 and cultivated as a rarity in som ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 10m 4 - 6m full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Decaisnea fargesii
Decaisnea is a very attractive and rare small tree from China. It is cultivated for its beautiful, exotic looking foliage, and coloured seed pods. It produces multiple of thin, upright trunks which bear leaves usually at the tops, just like aralias. The deciduous leaves are elegant, light ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 1 - 3m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Deutzia x
Strawberry Fields is a hybrid variety of deutzia with deep rose-pink, star-shaped, fragrant flowers. Bearing the same name as one of the old song by the Beatles it really looks like green fields with strawberries as it grows as a compact, low shrub with dense foliage and profusi ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.5m 0.8 - 1.5m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Diervilla sessifolia
Butterfly is a yellow flowering variety of bush honeysuckle with rich green leaves. They are stalk-less, lance-shaped, acuminate, and deciduous. 2-lipped, honeysuckle-like, sulphur yellow flowers come out from June for abou ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 1.3m 0.6 - 1.3m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Diervilla sessilifolia 'LPDC Podaras'
COOL SPLASH is a variegated cultivar of southern bush honeysuckle forming small, deciduous shrubs with attractive variegated foliage and small honeysuckle-like golden yellow flowers. Leaves are stalk-less, lance-shaped, acu ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Diervilla x splendens 'El Madrigal'
DIVA is a German variety of bush honeysuckle bred by Spilkers Jungpflanzen from Barmstedt, home town of a famous rhododendron breeder Hachmann Baumschule. The plant received a Gold Medal at prestigious fair of novelties Pla ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 1.3m 0.6 - 1.3m full to partial sun 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus angustifolia
Oleaster is the oldest species from the genus cultivated in Czechia. It is a small deciduous tree or a tall shrub native to a wide range from the Caucasus, through southern Europe to Central Asia. Its most attractive feature are the narrow, olive-like leaves which ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 3 - 4m full to partial sun 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elsholtzia stauntonii
Mint shrub is a small plant from China which is grown mainly for its very late flowers that come out at the very end of growing season – in September and October. They are 10-20 cm long spikes of rich lilac-pink colour. Leaves are deciduous, narrowly lanceola ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.3m 0.8 - 1.3m full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Enkianthus campanulatus
Pagode is a red-vein variety producing cute, little, bell-shaped, creamy flowers. Compared to the species they are slightly bigger and have redder margins and prominent veins. They appear from mid to late spring, underneath ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1 - 1.5m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Enkianthus campanulatus 'Jww10'
PRETTYCOAT is a unique variety of red-vein producing cute, little, bell-shaped, creamy flowers which almost lack pink margins. They show prominent maroon veins which meet at the very bottom of the bells and hang underneath ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 1.5m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Euonymus alatus
Winged spindle is a deciduous shrub native to central and northern China, Japan, and Korea. It is characterized by short cork wings which appear on the branches of even young shrubs. They are so conspicuous that they resemble the branches of sweet gum or cork oak. ...
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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 full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Exochorda racemosa
Beauty is simplicity. Or the other way round? Pearl bush confirms both. The name itself sounds very attractive and the shrub definitely is a show-stopper when in full bloom. This variety is a novelty from Dutch nursery town Boskoop, and was bred by Herman Geers. Its name is Niagara&# ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.3m 0.5 - 1.5m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Exochorda racemosa 'Huibl'
BLUSHING PEARL is a Dutch variety of pearl bush producing pink-tinged flower buds. The are almost spherical and before opening they resemble pearly on a string hence its common name. The flowers are 5-petalled, snow-white, ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Exochorda x macrantha 'Bailmoon'
LOTUS MOON™ is a slow-growing pearl bush variety with a profusion of flowers. They are 2-3 cm across, snow white, composed of 5 petals which are narrower than on other varieties owing to which they look like stars. Th ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1m full to partial sun for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fagus sylvatica
Dawyckii varieties of common beech are very popular for their habit and leaf colours. Dawyck Gold has upright, columnar habit, its initial slow growth changes after a few years to medium-fast, never really fast. Young leaves are bright yellowish green, turning to glowing grass g ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 15m 1 - 3m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fagus sylvatica
An amazing variety of common beech is this narrow-leaved variety called Mercedes. Its leaves are deciduous, deep green, glossy, about 10cm long and max. 1cm wide, and turn yellow in autumn. They look identical to another beech variety Aspleniifolia but Mercedes forms a dense, lo ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fagus sylvatica
Pendula is a weeping form of European beech first introduced by George Loddiges in his nursery in London, UK, in 1836. It bears deciduous, 6-10 cm long, broadly elliptic-ovate, glossy leaves that emerge bright green, mature ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 20m 5 - 15m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fagus sylvatica
This red-leaved variety of common beech was a chance seedling from 1975. It is a slow growing small tree with weeping branches that do not need staking. The deciduous leaves are rich purple or nearly reddish-black, glossy. Thanks to its slow growth rate and reduced size it is suitable for ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fagus sylvatica  (syn.'Purpurea Mayor')
Riversii (syn. 'Purpurea Major') is a variety of European beech, a slow growing big tree with deep maroon leaves. They are elliptic-ovate, deciduous, emerge bright burgundy red, maturing to deep purple maroon and deep gree ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 18m 5 - 10m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fagus sylvatica 'Verschuurfag1'
MIDNIGHT FEATHER is a unique variety of European beech from the Netherlands with attractive foliage. Its deciduous leaves are deep maroon during the season and brighter burgundy red in autumn. They are glossy and conspicuou ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 3m full to partial sun for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fagus sylvatica ('Roseomarginata')
Beech is a reliable and hardy tree of our climate. Variety Purpurea Tricolor has deep burgundy red leaves with pink margins that, upon conditions, can reach the centre of the leaf. Natural habit is quite airy and thin when young. When mature it reaches well over 10 meters bu ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 15m 3 - 10m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ficus carica
Another hardy fig that can grow and even fruit in our climate (zone 6) is called Bornholm’s Diamond (Bornholms Diamant). Its name and characteristics were derived from a Swedish variety called Bornholm bred on on island of the same name. This one is more tolerant of damp w ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m full sun 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ficus carica
Ice Crystal is a unique variety of fig tree which probably rose from spontaneous crossbreeding with ficus afghanistanica. It stands out for its beautiful, palmate, deeply lobed leaves whose margins are picturesquely carved ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Forsythia x intermedia
Golden bell is one of the earliest blooming shrubs in Central European spring. Though considered one of the most usual, perhaps boring and omnipresent shrubs, once it puts up its millions of vivid yellow flowers it cheers up many tired faces. Forsythia x intermedia is a hybrid between F. s ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Forsythia x intermedia 'Flojor'
MINIGOLD® is a French variety of compact and shorter growing golden bell from 1972. It makes strong and upright branches, covered with a profusion of sulphur-yellow flowers from April. They are usually not visited by b ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Forsythia x intermedia 'Minfor6'
MIKADOR® is a French introduction of golden bell from 2012. It exhibits compact growth with upright, strong branches, and rich, sulphur yellow flowers. Deciduous leaves are lanceolate, mid-green, serrated. The bark is ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fothergilla gardenii
Blue Mist is a unique variety of dwarf witch alder renowned for blue-green foliage. It forms a compact, profusely flowering shrub. In mid April emerge abundance of brush-like, fragrant, white flowers in terminal spikes at t ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 1 - 1.3m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fraxinus angustifolia
Raywood is a very elegant variety of a deciduous tree called Claret ash. Its leaves are pinnate, up to 25 cm long and are composed of narrow, elliptic and very glossy individual leaflets that are deep green in summer and turn breathtaking shades of brilliant carmine red and deep ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 15m 2 - 5m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fraxinus pennsylvanica
Aucubifolia is a unique and rare variety of green ash. It is sought after for its aucuba-like foliage. The pinnate leaves are composed of broadly elliptic to narrowly ovate leaflets with green and yellow marbling similar to ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 15m 5 - 7m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fraxinus pennsylvanica
Summit is a green ash variety sought-after for mostly two features: it is a male tree – not producing seeds and unwanted seedlings, and its vibrant autumn colour. The pinnate leaves are deciduous, composed of 5-9 broa ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
12 - 15m 7 - 12m full sun 4   (down to -34C) 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.8m 0.3 - 0.8m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Genista lydia
Broom is not a kind name for a beautiful shrub like this genista. Truth is, however, that its tine leaves are less obvious for its numerous, slender, arching branches which might look a little disorganized but still not broomy. Genista produces masses of bright ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.5 - 1m full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Genista sagittalis
Winged broom or arrow-shaped broom is an attractive species from the fabaceae family. Its natural habitat spreads from South and Central Europe to Balkan. It forms low shrubs with green, prostrate branches and profusion of flowers. Winged broom is cultivated fo ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.2m 0.5 - 0.8m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Gleditsia triacanthos
Some of you, gleditsia lovers, may have read about this quite rare and unique version of honey locust. Its charm consists in the unusual colour of leaves. They are bright purple as they emerge, turning chocolate brown later and light bronze in summer. They are pinnate or bi-pinnate and look l ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 8m 2 - 5m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Gleditsia triacanthos (var. inermis)
If you like elegant leaves tha are not as bold as London plane tree leaves for example, have look at this honey locust. It is called SKYLINE and as it belongs to i ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
9 - 15m 3 - 6m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Gleditsia triacanthos f. inermis
Inermis is a very elegant forma of honey locust with no thorns! They can be found on the species, not on this plant, and are very dangerous, so nothing to worry about here. It has bright green, fern-like leaves that are ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 20m 5 - 10m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hamamelis x intermedia
Barmstedt Gold Viln is unique in its flower colour. It is not sulphur yellow like many other yellow flowering varieties. This one is truly golden yellow with a hint of light orange. The flowers are fringe-like and very fra ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 3m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hamamelis x intermedia
Diane bears the deepest red flowers, so far cultivated. They are fringe-like and appear on bare wood from the first warmer days of February and keep blooming for 6 to sometimes 8 weeks! Leaves are similar to hazel, but larger and turn bright orange-red in autumn. Witch hazel is a beautiful shrub or ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 4m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus 'Resi'
Resi is a Dutch variety of hybrid hibiscus (h. syriacus x h. paramutabilis) bred by Piere Theunissen and introduced by the nursery Piet Vergeldt Boomkwekerijen in 2008. In the US it is sold under the brand name
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 3m full sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m full sun 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 full sun 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus
Maike is a new variety with mid-sized or large flowers of pink colour with prominent burgundy red eye in the centre and fine lines across the petals towards the margins. There is a second portion of dwarf petals in the centre making the flower look double. ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1 - 1.5m full sun 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 full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus
Red Heart bears snow white flowers with conspicuous burgundy red hearts, hence the name. There are often veins of the same colour running from the inside. It has very decorative leaves that are unique. They are narrowly palmate, 3-lobed, mid to dark green and coarsely toothed. If t ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1 - 1.5m full sun 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 full sun 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 full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus
Totus Albus is a very elegant variety that bears large, 7-9 cm across, flowers of pure white colour, sometimes with dwarf lacy petals in the center. They come out reliably every year in July and don’t stop blooming until all buds have gone - sometimes by end September. Pruning is not needed. B ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m full sun 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus  'America Irene Scott'
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
1.5 - 2.5m 1 - 1.5m full sun 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 r ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus 'Gandini Santiago'
The columnar-growing rRose-of-Sharon originated from unnamed seedlings at the Italian nursery Gandini, where the owner showed them to Maria and Adrienne van Aart of the Dutch nursery Van Aart Boomkwekerijen in 2013. They agreed to take some plants back to Holland f ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 0.5 - 1m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus 'Gandini van Aart Ruby'
FLOWER TOWER RUBY is an upright and slender growing variety of rose-of-Sharon with large, single to semi-full flowers. Just take a chance to see how many flowers will be single and how many will bear a few dwarf sepals in t ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 0.5 - 1m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus 'Gandini van Aart'
FLOWER TOWER WHITE is an upright and slender growing variety of rose-of-Sharon with large, single flowers with a few toussled sepals in the centre which lacks maroon eye so the flowera are overall clean and snow-white. Thei ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 0.5 - 1m full sun 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 full sun 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 full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus 'Mineru'
ERUPTION® is a Rose-of-Sharon variety with large, up to 10 cm wide flowers. They are semi-double i.e. producing 5 large petals and several dwarf sepals in the centre whose size and quantity increases with age. They are ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 1.3m full sun 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 full sun 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 full sun 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m full sun 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 full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus 'Rwoods6'
STARBURST CHIFFON® is a masterpiece among the CHIFFON® series of Rose-of-Sharon hybridized by English botanist Dr.Roderick Woods. It was found in 2010 and bears eye-catching flowers of snow white colour with promi ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 1.5m full sun 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 don̵ ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus (syn. 'Blue Bird')
This Rose-of-Sharon variety has a French name Oiseau Bleu which was difficult enough to be replaced with an English translation Blue Bird. It had long been the only blue variety in trade until Marina (BLUE SATIN™) appeared in 1996, and in 2007 a much deeper blue variety from France named ULTRA ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 1.5m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus (syn. 'Elegantissimus')
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
2 - 3m 1 - 1.5m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hippophae rhamnoides
Sea buckthorn is getting more and more attention as a healthy type of fruit of high medicinal value. Some gardeners may not like its and broomy appearance, while others may welcome its wild and rampant image. It is a deciduous, wide spreading bush with silvery leaves. Branches bear sharp ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 4m full sun 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 ...
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 full to partial sun 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea arborescens 'Grhyar1406'
CANDYBELLE® MARSHMALLOW is a smooth hydrangea with flowers that do resemble those fluffy sweets. They form 17-23 cm wide rounded corymbs (flower-heads) composed of sterile flowers that are off white to pale salmon pi ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1m 0.5 - 0.8m full to partial sun 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 full to partial sun 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 full to partial sun 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 ...
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 full to partial sun 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea aspera
Hot Chocolate® is a long-awaited novelty in the field of rough-leaved hydrangea. It bears very attractive leaves that are deciduous, felt-like, narrowly ovate, dark green with a notable chocolate-brown overlay when mat ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m semi-shade / partial sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 semi-shade / partial sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 semi-shade to shade 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 ...
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 semi-shade to shade 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea macrophylla
The new millennium brought a hydrangea sensation called Endless Summer®. This developed into a hydrangea series composed of a few varieties, each of a different colour. The plants have ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.3m 0.5 - 1.3m semi-shade to shade 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea macrophylla
Forever&Ever® WHITE is a new mop-head hydrangea from early 2010’s with pure white flowers that open from pale lime green buds. If you ask what kind of soil pH white colour might need, rest assured that it is not ...
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 semi-shade to shade 5b   (down to -27C) 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m semi-shade / partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea paniculata
Grandiflora is a panicle type hydrangea, not a mop-head one with big leaves and large flower heads. It has 20-30 cm long panicles with mostly sterile (= showy) flowers giving the inflorescence full and rich appearance. The flowers come out in the second half of summer. They are ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) 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 full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea paniculata ''Hylv02'
WHITELIGHT® is a compact and dense growing panicle hydrangea variety producing slightly smaller (12-14 cm tall and wide) panicles composed of tiny fertile flowers and numerous larger sterile flowers. They come out pale ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.6m 0.4 - 0.6m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea paniculata 'Couharie'
PETITE CHERRY is a very short and compact growing panicle hydrangea bred by Jacques Couturieux from Moyenmoutier, France. It is one of those hydrangeas with almost globular inflorescences composed of predominantly sterile ( ...
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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 full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea paniculata 'Frenny'
SKYFALL is a panicle hydrangea of compact habit and small size. From mid July it produces large inflorescence packed with hyacinth-like individual flowers which emerge pale lime green, changing to cream white, and maturing ...
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 full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) 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 full to partial sun 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 full to partial sun 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea paniculata 'Renba'
FRAISE MELBA® panicle hydrangea makes about 16 cm long and 12 cm wide panicles composed of mostly sterile (showy) flowers which emerge pale lime green and change to creamy white. However, earlier than others they turn ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 1 - 1.5m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea paniculata 'Renhy'
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 ...
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 full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea paniculata 'Rensun'
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 full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea petiolaris (h.anomala ssp. petiolaris)
Are you looking for an extraordinary climber with attractive foliage and flowers, too? Climbing hydrangea could be your perfect choice. Its natural habitat is the area east of Asia – from Sakhaline, through Japan, Korea to Taiwan. This deciduous climber offers both. The leaves are to ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 10m 2 - 4m semi-shade to shade 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 semi-shade to shade 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea quercifolia
Ruby Slippers is an American variety of oak-leaved hydrangea from McMinnville in Oregon. It is a cross between varieties Pee Wee and
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 1.3 - 1.5m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea quercifolia
Snowflake is possibly the earliest flowering oak-leaved hydrangea bred so far. From early June, as soon as hot weather comes, it produces large, cone-shaped, pendent panicles for about two months. They are 30-40 cm long and ...
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 full sun to shade 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea quercifolia
HOVARIA® Quercifolia is an oak-leaved hydrangea producing up to 35 cm long panicles composed of double flowers whose petals are carefully assembled in several layers. They come out pale lime green in late June into bri ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.8m 1.3 - 1.5m full to partial sun 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 full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea villosa (h.aspera ssp.villosa)
Velvet Lace (or 'Velvet and Lace') is a beautiful rough-leaved hydrangea with attractive flowers. They are composed in flattened corymbs, and consist of both fertile and sterile flowers. Fertile flowers in the middle are de ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m full sun to shade 5   (down to -29C) 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 full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hypericum 'Allmarvel'
What else can you expect from a plant whose variety name says MIRACLE® MARVEL? An extraordinary sight, I believe, and it is correct in case of this St. John’s wort hybrid variety. From midsummer it produces dark ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.4 - 0.6m full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hypericum 'Methyra'
RADIANCE is a low-growing shrubby St. John’s Wort with coloured foliage. In early spring, its leaves emerge dark salmon-pink along salmon pink twigs. As they mature, pink shades vanish, and the almost white leaves exh ...
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 full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) 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
0.8 - 1.3m 0.8 - 1.3m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hypericum kalmianum 'Deppe'
SUNNY BOULEVARD® is a low, dense growing shrub with erect stems and rosemary-like green leaves. Each stem bears cymes of up to 7 saucer-shaped, 3-4 cm across, golden yellow flowers with profusion of stamens in the centre. Its starts blooming in July and ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1m 0.8 - 1m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hypericum kalmianum var.
Latifolia is a St. John’s wort selection with broader and larger leaves. They are deciduous, narrowly lance-shaped, rich green, and completely cover the plant before the flowers open. Those are small, 3-4 cm across, s ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.3m 0.8 - 1.5m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Indigofera heterantha
Himalayan indigo is an unusual shrub from, wonder of wonders, Himalayas. Its deciduous, compound leaves are pale green and look like miniature locust leaves. Flowers cannot be compared to anything you normally see growing in Central European gardens. They are pea-like, formed in erect racemes ...
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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 full sun 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1.3m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalopanax septemlobus var. maximowiczii (k.pictus)
Castor aralia is a very rare tree from southeastern Asia. It has a dangerously looking spiny trunk with thorns whose number reduces as the plat gets older. Maximowiczii is a variety with exotic looking, extremely deeply lobed, almost dissected leaves that are upto 30 cm long. They are mid ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 7m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Koelreuteria paniculata
Only few trees in Central European climate can boast of summer flowering while all other shrubs and trees have only leaves after their spring flowers have vanished. Golden-rain tree is one of the few. It is a deciduous tree native to China and naturally occurring i ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 15m 5 - 10m full sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kolkwitzia amabilis
Pink Cloud is a very beautiful variety of beauty bush with pink flowers. They are bell-shaped, deep pink outside, lighter pink inside with yellow-flushed throat. They come out in profusion from end May to early June. Beauty bush resembles two shrubs: leaves, bark and shape is ve ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 3m 1 - 3m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Laburnum anagyroides
The most popular form of flowers are racemes. Golden rain is a perfect example with its long racemes of deep yellow pea-like flowers. This species makes very dense, 10-30 cm long racemes of yellow flowers. Clover-like leaves are bright to mid green, 3-palmate. This medimum sized shrub slowly grows a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 3m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Laburnum x watereri
The most popular flower forms are racemes. Golden rain is a perfect example with its long racemes of deep yellow, pea-like flowers. Vossii variety makes up to 60 cm long racemes of bright yellow flowers. Clover-like leaves are bright to mid green, 3-palmate. This medium size ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 3m full sun 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 full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lagerstroemia
Lipan crape myrtle is one of Dr. Egolf’s creations from the US National Arboretum. It is a beautiful and fast-growing variety that naturally forms a multi-stemmed shrub/tree with beautifully colored trunks. The flower ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 4m full sun 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 full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lagerstroemia
Purple Magic is a showy crepe myrtle variety of compact (now dwarf) habit. It makes bright purple flowers with violet hues arranged in upright panicles, and appear, according to the quality of summer, from August to Septemb ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1.5 - 2.5m full sun 6   (down to -23C) 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 full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lagerstroemia
Tuscarora is another successful cold-hardy lagestremia hybrid variety from the US National Arboretum. It has bright coral pink to scarlet red flowers composed in upright panicles and appear, according to the quality of the ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 2 - 4m full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lagerstroemia
World’s Fair is a short growing crepe myrtle variety producing arching branches on shrubs that seldom exceed one meter tall and some 1.5m wide. Bright pink flowers are composed in terminal racemes and open continuousl ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1.5m full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lagerstroemia 'Gamad VI'
BERRY DAZZLE® is another crape myrtle introduction by Michael A.Dirr from Georgia, USA. It is a chance seedling of Pocomoke from 2002 forming small, compact and very dense shrubs with bright fuchsia pink flowers, compo ...
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 full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lagerstroemia 'Piilag B5'
ENDURING SUMMER® is an American crepe myrtle series bred by Joshua H.Kardos. The plants boast compact, rounded habit and excellent resistance to diseases. ENDURING SUMMER® RED ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lagerstroemia indica
Petite Pink crepe myrtle belongs to the Petite series which means 'small' in French and that's exactly what all of its varieties are. Petite Pink has bright pink flowers composed in smaller racemes compared to tall varietie ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m full sun for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lagerstroemia indica
Powhatan is an Indian crepe myrtle variety (not a hybrid) developed at the US National Arboretum. It is a compact, moderately fast-growing shrub or small tree with a dense, almost impenetrable canopy with slightly arching b ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 2 - 4m full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lagerstroemia indica
RHAPSODY IN BLUE is an attractive crape myrtle variety from the Play It Again® series introduced in 2022. The series comprises of varieties with double flowering on the same panicle and in a few cases dar ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1.5 - 2m full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lagerstroemia indica 'Hoch1065'
PURPLE STAR is an amazing crepe myrtle variety introduced in 2020 with rich purple violet flowers composed in short, upright panicles. They are non-scented and appear, according to the quality of summer, from August to Sept ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1.5 - 2m full sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lagerstroemia indica 'Whit II'
DYNAMITE® is one of the reddest crepe myrtle varieties currently known to trade. It belongs to the Play It Again® series which comprises of varieties with double flowering on the same panicle and in ...
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 full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lagerstroemia indica 'Whit X'
DOUBLE DYNAMITE® is an improved crepe myrtle variety of DYNAMITE® from 2014. It bears some of the reddest flowers on the background of dark maroon folia ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 1 - 2m full sun 6b   (down to -21C) 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 full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ligustrum ovalifolium
Privet is the number one hedging plant. However, its foliage and overall appearance have made many nurseries grow it as a standard plant on stems, be it short or long. Very popular are also trimmed plants shaped into balls, pyramids or any other desired shape. It has rich green, ovate leav ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ligustrum ovalifolium
Lemon and Lime® is a modern variety of privet. It produces semi-deciduous, golden yellow to yellow-green, small leaves which persist on the plant until the first hard frosts (January in zone 6), and are replaced by new ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 2m full sun to shade 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liquidambar styraciflua
This is the species of sweetgum. Its maple-like, star-shaped leaves are medium-deeply or deeply cut and have fresh green colour. As it is reproduced mainly by seeds the plants often vary even if grown from seeds of the same parent. This results in plants having slightly different characterist ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 15m 3 - 6m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liquidambar styraciflua
Aurea is a sweetgum variety with varigated leaves showing irregular splashes of yellow. They turn pink and purple in autumn. In gardens with limited space for roots it seldom grows taller than 10m, however, in parks and in southern countries you may encounter much taller and obviously very ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 15m 4 - 8m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liquidambar styraciflua
A collectors’ item not only for collectors is this sweetgum. An interesting novelty called Golden Sun has quite a unique feature never found on any other sweetgum before: golden yellow branches. The colour is present on new twigs as well as up to about 3 year-old branches. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 6m 2 - 3m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liquidambar styraciflua
If you like sweetgum and you are afraid of its size in maturity try this one. Gum Ball is a great variety with dwarf growth and reduced size. After 10 years it can grow to some 2.5m with a total of 3m in maturity. Its crown is quite regular even without pruning. The leaves are iden ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1.5 - 2m full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liquidambar styraciflua
Naree sweet gum was found as a spontaneous mutation of the species in Australia and did not reach Europe until after 2000 – it was first introduced by the Junker’s Nursery from Milverton, United Kingdom, in 2002 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 10m 3 - 6m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liquidambar styraciflua
We are happy to introduce one of the most beautiful and very rare variety of sweetgum called Rotundiloba. The Latin name says it all: with rounded lobes. Its leaves show distinctly rounded lobes on 3 segments of a 5-lobed star-shaped leaves. They are deciduous, deep green, gloss ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 7m 2 - 4m full sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liquidambar styraciflua
We are happy to present our selection of a sweetgum that was gained in Italian nurseries. It bears our name SAFRO®and we believe that you will find it as attractive as we do. It is a deciduous tree that has larger leaves than the species. They are deeply lobed, fresh green, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 15m 4 - 7m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liquidambar styraciflua
Slender Silhouette is a beautiful sweetgum which could be your perfect choice for a small garden or a miniature front yard. A 5m tall plant seldom exceeds 1m wide. It is a slow growing version of sweetgum with strictly upright and columnar habit. The leaves are quite large, con ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 7m 1 - 1.5m full sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liquidambar styraciflua
Stella is an attractive sweet gum selection, similar to Stared variety, yet a little broader in habit. Its leaves are beautiful, 15-20 cm large, deciduous, star-sh ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 12m 2 - 4m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liquidambar styraciflua
Worplesdon is a popular sweetgum variety among both growers as well as customers. It is a reliable and hardy selection that grows well without any additional maintenance. It has deep green, deciduous leaves that are star-shaped, deeply lobed, often with a pair of small teeth ben ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 12m 3 - 6m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liquidambar styraciflua ('Albomarginata')
Manon is a variegated form of sweetgum. It has star-shaped leaves with white margins that may turn pink in autumn. The leaves look very similar to variegated forms of ivy. This tree grows slowly into a narrowly pyramidal form. Highly decorative. Another nice feature is the fr ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 7m 2 - 4m full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liquidambar styraciflua ('Red Star')
Stared is one of the most recent varieties of sweetgum with leaves cut so deep like a too low neck on a frock of a lady who forgot she was going to attend a charitable ball “Help Africa” and not a teenager party “Miss Bikini – Monokini”. Liquidambar ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 7m 1 - 2m full sun 5b   (down to -27C) 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 full sun 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. This is the tree with huge lyre-shaped, deciduous leaves which do appear to miss a lobe. This variety is called Aureomarginatum because its ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 20m 6 - 10m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liriodendron tulipifera
Fastigiatum is a columnar variety of yellow poplar tree / tulip tree which has two advantages as opposed to the species. First - it is narrower and will fit into a mid-sized garden. And secondly, and for most of us perhaps more importantly, it flowers from very young age. As opp ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
7 - 13m 2 - 3m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lonicera caerulea var.kamtschatica
Honeyberry is an edible version of honeysuckle with fruit of similar taste and appearance of blueberry. The fruit is sweet or sweet-and-sour, 25-35 mm long, oval, deep blue. The fruit ripens very early, often already in May, about ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.8m 1 - 1.5m full sun 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Athene is a large-flowered magnolia hybrid, a cross between magnolia „Mark Jury“ and magnolia x soulangeana „Lennei Alba“. The flowers have almost white petals with deep red or purple r ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 3 - 4m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Betty’s flowers are deep purple outside and almost white inside, there are up to 19 narrow, long petals which in full bloom open like a star as much as 20 cm wide with strong citrus scent. It has attractive bright green foliage, some of which often turns coppery red in the summer ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3.5m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Black Beauty magnolia is another brooklynensis hybrid from the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, USA, which, surprisingly, does not bear yellow flowers. It is a cross of m.acuminata (cucumber magnolia with yellow flowers) and m.lil ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 3m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Are you a magnolia lover who thinks he has seen them all? Well, have another look at this almost blue magnolia. Of course it is slightly exaggerated, there are just blue hues in the bud, yet they are stunning. Blue Opal ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 3m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Another unique jewel among magnolias is this yellow flowering hybrid. It is a cross between m.denudata and m.acuminata (cucumber magnolia). It was raised by Phil Savage in Michigan, USA, in 1988 and patented three years later. Medium-sized flowers are unusual and truly gorgeous. The colour is cl ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Among deciduous magnolias there are varieties that bloom later than most of the Asian ones. This selection named Charles Coates originated in England in Kew, famous for its Kew Gardens, by crossing m.sieboldii and
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 1.5 - 2.5m full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Cleopatra is another magnolia success by a renowned magnolia breeder Vance Hooper from New Zealand. It is a cross between Sweet Simplicity and B ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 2 - 3m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Columnar Pink is an admirable magnolia variety selected by famous English gardener Maurice Foster. His 15-acre large garden is located near Sevenoaks in Kent, U.K., a place about 500 meters above sea level which is sometime ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Coral Lake is a chameleon magnolia changing colours during flowering. It is a cross between Legend (m. acuminata x m. acuminata ssp. subcordata, 1985) and Butterflies (m. acuminata x m. denudata ‚Sawada’s Cream& ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 3 - 4m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Daybreak magnolia has a unique shade of pink. The flower buds are slim and tall, rich pink but not garish. They show small, flame-like triangles of green colour at the bottom of their calyxes. The buds take quite some time looking precious for many days befo ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 1.5 - 2m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Felix magnolia, also called Felix Jury, is a recent introduction by Mark Jury, and a gorgeous hybrid named after his late father who fortunately lived to see its first flowers, but not its worldwide success a few yea ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3.5m 1.5 - 2m full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Genie is a sensational new magnolia from New Zealand. After 15 years of breeding there is eventually a plant that holds its deep red-purple colour well and offers prolonged flowering period. The hybridizing process was truly awesome, if you are interested in how this jewel came ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 3m 1 - 3m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Another rare magnolia is this cross between magnolia acuminata var. subcordata “Miss Honeybee” and magnolia stellata. It gained flower shape fro stellata and colour from acuminate. Goldstar has medium sized flowers with 14 narrow petals, very similar to star-shape ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Manchu Fan is a white flowering rare magnolia from New Zealand. It bears medium-sized, goblet-shaped flowers that are almost pure white with a very light pink smudge at the bottom. The petals look like fragile china and do not open up completely keeping the elegant goblet shape. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 4m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
This magnolia is a cross of crosses ... mathematically it is: (magnolia liliiflora x magnolia cylindrica) x magnolia „Ruby“ (which is a hybrid itself), bred by August Kehr in 1997. The result of this rather bizarre looking equation is a gorgeous ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 3m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Maxine Merrill is a magnolia cross between m.acuminata ssp. subcordata ‚Miss Honeybee‘ and m. x loebneri ‚Merrill‘. It was bred by one of the greatest magnolia breeders Phil Savage from the USA. It p ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 5m 2 - 3m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Norman Gould is a compact growing Japanese magnolia hybrid. It makes 10 cm large, snow-white, goblet-shaped, fragrant flowers with 8-9 petals. They come out already from late March if the weather is nice. Deciduous leaves a ...