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Abelia
Abelias belong to the most popular flowering shrubs of dwarf to small sizes, mainly thanks to its long flowering period: June-October. Variety Edward Goucher was introduced by a botanist of the same name in the USA in 1911 as a cross between abelia x grandiflora and abelia schum ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 1m 0.3 - 1m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Abelia x grandiflora
Abelia Confetti® can be the true dwarf jewel, for instance, in the evergreen group of your front yard. It has 2-3 cm long, pointed, glossy, semi-evergreen, variegated leaves with white margins and green centres. It blooms from July until October with pa ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.5m 0.2 - 0.5m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Abelia x grandiflora (syn. a.rupestris)
Glossy abelia is a garden hybrid between abelia chinensis and abelia uniflora, and is sometimes also called abelia rupestris. Its dominant feature is profuse flowering from late June until late autumn. Flowers are small, funnel-shaped, pure whi ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.8m 0.5 - 1.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer conspicuum
Even among a hundred trees you will notice this one first. Such a colourful small tree must have been brought direct from Mars! Moreover, it is so unique and special that the botanists cannot decide whether to list as acer conspicuum or acer rubescens. Red Flamingo is a stunning var ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer davidii
Snakebark maple is a distinctive maple species that was discovered in China by Jean Pierre Armand David in 1869. Being quite easy to grow and non-problematic to transplant one wonders why it remains in the group of plants difficult to locate both in garden centres ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 15m 3 - 6m 5   (down to -29C) 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 4   (down to -34C) 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 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer negundo
Kelly’s Gold is a fantastic box elder variety with striking yellow foliage that does not burn in full sun. It was introduced by Duncan & Davies Nursery in New Zealand in 1989 and quickly became one of the top 5 trees ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 8m 3 - 5m 2   (down to -45C) 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 LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum
Beni Maiko is a fantastic variety of Japanese maple with brilliant red new foliage. Its Japanese name means a red-haired dancing girl. The deciduous leaves are not large, only about 5 cm across, but their emerging colour in the spring is striking and is even more enhanced when n ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2.5m 1 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum
Bloodgood is an extremely commercially successful variety with deep burgundy leaves. They have 7 lobes and hold the colour reliably. The leaves turn bright scarlet red in the autumn. The bark is blackish-red. It forms a small tree or a large shrub with compact, rounded crown with p ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum
“Dissectum 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 s ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
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 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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum
Japanese maple Skeeter's Broom is a witch's broom found on an older and popular variety Bloodgood. It differs from the parent plant in more ways - it is smaller, more compact, and has foliage of a richer red. Skeeter's B ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum
Trompenburg Japanese maple was found as a seedling plant in Dutch arboretum of the same name in Rotterdam. Its unique foliage, vigorous growth, and good health are something that makes me wonder why it is not more widesprea ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum ('Scolopendrifolium')
Among Japanese maples next to dissectum group there is another group called linearilobum, which consists of plants with very narrow and long, and sometimes almost thread-like leaves which give the plant almost a bamboo effect. Scolopendrifolium< ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) 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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer palmatum dissectum
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer platanoides
Crimson King is a majestic looking maple tree for large gardens, parks, and city avenues. Its palmate leaves are dark crimson red, almost black, and glossy, turning orange-red in autumn. In the spring, just as leaves emerge, it flowers profusely with many small yellow flowers, t ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 15m 5 - 9m 3   (down to -40C) 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 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 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer pseudoplatanus
Esk Sunset is an extraordinary but at the same time elegant sycamore maple. It is a real chameleon changing a range of colour shades during a short period of time. Its deciduous leaves emerge orange-green to yellow-green in spring, quickly change to creamy-beige marbled dark gre ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 2m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
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 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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer rubrum
Summer Red® is a fantastic variety of scarlet maple. Its leaves three-lobed, deciduous leaves are borne on long and red stalks, and are rich red when they emerge, changing to medium green in summer. In autumn the colour ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 10m 4 - 6m 3   (down to -40C) 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 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer saccharinum
Silver maple is a tall tree from North America. It is valued for its attractive foliage and resistance to most weather whims. Its deciduous leaves are 3 to 5 lobed, deeply cut, bright green above and silvery white beneath. Wait for the wind if you want to see their ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
20 - 30m 15 - 20m 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 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Acer shirasawanum ‚Munn001‘
Shirasawan’s maple is a sought-after species of Japanese maple valued mostly for its unique leaf shape. To date (July 2020) there are 17 recognized varieties, and MOONRISE is a recent introduction from the USA where i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
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 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ailanthus altissima
Tree of heaven is a beautiful name for an extraordinary plant. It comes from China but is completely hardy in our climate. It is a tall tree suitable for large garden, parks or as a street tree. It is grown for unusually big leaves that can be half a meter long. The are compound of upto 30 ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 20m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Albizia julibrissin
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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Albizia julibrissin
A spectacular new variety of silk tree comes from Japan and is called Summer Chocolate®. It was discovered in 1990 as a seedling in a controlled planting of Albizia julibrissin in 1990. It was patented in the USA under PP 13,822 in 2003. It is considered a rarity for lovers ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 2 - 5m 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 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 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Alnus glutinosa
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USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 20m 6 - 8m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Amelanchier
Ballerina June berry is a Dutch hybrid of amelanchier laevis from 1970’s. It makes a more compact, large shrub or a small tree of with vase-shaped habit with dense branching. In April it produces numerous star- ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 6m 4 - 6m 4   (down to -34C) 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 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 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Aralia elata
Variegata is one of the first (or possibly the very first) variegated mutation of Japanese angelica tree which probably explains it rather botanical, charmless name. Nonetheless the plant itself is charm impersonified! ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 9m 3 - 9m 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2.5m 1 - 1.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Aronia x prunifolia
Nero is a Slovak variety of purple chokeberry with large fruit and leaves purple tinged on the reverse. The lustrous fruits are black, about twice as big as black currant berries, and are rich in vitamin C and other importa ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 1 - 2m 3   (down to -40C) 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 1 - 2m 3   (down to -40C) 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
1.3 - 1.5m 1 - 1.3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea
“Satan” variety definitely sticks to its name. Large trusses of rich red funnel shaped flowers appear in mid May. This shrub is slightly larger than others, growing 2m tall and wide. Deciduous azaleas are ericaceous plants, loving insulate position with always moist soil. During tempor ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
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 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 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Betula pendula
Purpurea is a red-leaved variety of European silver birch. Is second name pendula makes us believe it should be weeping, but the truth is different. This birch grows into narrowly pyramidal shape some 4-5 m tall and its branches get pendent as they spread to sides. But they n ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 5m 1 - 3m 2   (down to -45C) 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 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 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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja
SUMMER BIRD Blue is a small butterfly bush producing possibly the largest flowers of all SUMMER BIRD series. The purple blue panicles are about 12-14 cm long and quite fat - some 5-6 cm wide, and appear from mid July until ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.5m 0.4 - 0.6m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja
SUMMER BIRD Violet is a profusely flowering, dwarf butterfly bush producing short panicles of lilac pink flowers. They are 6-8 cm long and sweetly fragrant, and appear from mid July until autumn if you regularly deadhead sp ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.5m 0.4 - 0.6m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja
SUMMER BIRD White is a small butterfly bush from the SUMMER BIRD series producing creamy white flowers composed in short but chubby panicles from mid July until autumn if you regula ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.5m 0.4 - 0.6m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja
Blue Heaven is a FREE PETITE® butterfly bush producing lavender blue flowers. The conical inflorescence is only 5-7 cm long but produced in abundance from early July until Nove ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.6m 0.5 - 0.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja
Dark Pink is a FREE PETITE® butterfly bush producing dark pink flowers. The conical inflorescence is only 5-7 cm long but produced in abundance from early July until November i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.6m 0.5 - 0.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja davidii
Adonis was very handsome which is why this butterfly bush has his name – Adonis Blue. The flowers are deep indigo blue and violet with orange throat. The inflorescence may look like lilac hence its other name: summer ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 1 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja davidii
Border Beauty is a another butterfly bush proved by time. It was bred already in 1962, by a Dutch breeder Henry Schiphorst. It produces about 20 cm long, dense panicles of purple violet flowers with orange throat. Individua ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 1.5 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja davidii
Empire Blue is a butterfly bush variety bearing rich violet flowers with an orange eye. The inflorescence may look like lilac hence its other name: summer lilac. However, it can get misleading as summer lilac is more often ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 1 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja davidii
Orchid Beauty is a real beauty among butterfly bushes. It produces incredibly large inflorescences which are as long as 40 cm in the first flush, and 15-20 cm long in all consequent flushes until early autumn. Individual fl ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1.5 - 2.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja davidii
If you like pink and butterflies at the same time, Pink Delight is butterfly bush variety ideal for you. Individual flowers are small and tubular, formed in up to 40 cm long, dense panicles at the ends of the branches. The inflorescence may look like lilac hence its other name: ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja davidii
White Profusion is a white flowering butterfly bush. Individual flowers are small and tubular, formed in up to 40 cm long, dense panicles at the ends of the branches. The inflorescence may look like lilac hence its other name: summer lilac. However, it can get misleading as summ ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja davidii '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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja davidii 'Podaras 9'
FLUTTERBY PINK is a compact and distinctly upright variety of butterfly bush with extra-large flowers. The conical inflorescence is 25-30 cm long, about 10 cm wide, and composed of sterile, thin, funnel-shaped flowers with ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja LO&BEHOLD®
Pink Micro Chip is a dwarf butterfly bush from the LO&BEHOLD® series bred by Dennis James Werner from the North Carolina State University, USA. It is a planned breeding program ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.6m 0.5 - 0.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Buddleja x weyeriana 'Bicolor'
Flower Power® is a recent butterfly bush intruduction with attractive colour play. The buds are lavender violet and open into lilac-pink flowers with conspicuous orange throats that add brightness to the overall appearance. Individual flowers are small and tubular, formed i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
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 LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Calycanthus
Aphrodite is a beautiful, large-flowered sweetshrub hybrid between c.chinensis and c.occidentalis. The flowers are often compared to magnolias - both in shape and size. They are 7-9 cm across, rich crimson to ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 2 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Calycanthus floridus
This easy to grow shrub has many names and all of them say something about the beautiful scent of the flowers: sweetshrub, strawberry shrub, or even pineapple shrub. That’s because of the deliciously scented flowers which smell like a blend of strawberry jam and apple juice. ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Calycanthus x
Venus is one of the fascinating inventions which followed Richard Hartlage’s breakthrough with hybridizing sweetshrub species in early 1990’s. This variety was bred by Dr. Thomas Ranney of the Mountain Horticult ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Calycanthus x raulstonii (x Sinocalycanthus)
Hartlage Wine is an interspecific hybrid sweetshrub bred by Richard Hartlage in 1991, a former student of NC State University, USA. He managed to cross calycanthus floridus and sinocalycanthus chinensis. The result is a ver ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis radicans
Flava is a north-american variety of trumpet creeper with golden yellow flowers. They are trumpet-shaped, 5-6 cm long. Flowering begins in mid July and strong, well-established plants keep on blooming until the first frosts. Pinnate leaves are large, deciduous, light green and r ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 1 - 2m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis radicans
Stromboli is a strong variety with deep red flowers. They are trumpet-shaped, 7-8 cm long, deep red both inside and outside, the throat shows a few dark veins on yellowish background. Flowering begins in mid July and strong, well-established plants keep on blooming until the first fros ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 1 - 2m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis x tagliabuana
One of th latest varieties of trumpet creeper named Indian Summer“® has been winning all sorts of awards since 1998. It is a successful cross between c.tagliabuana and c.radicans that originated in the Netherlands and was patented in the USA under the name Kudian. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 0.5 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis x tagliabuana
In 1893, in a nursery near Milano, Italy, Tagliabua brothers made a beautiful cross between North American radicans and Chinese grandiflora, which inherited hardiness from the west and large flowers from the east. The flowers are 7-9 cm wide, orange red with yellowish-throat. The buds form a raceme ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campsis x tagliabuana ('Takarazuka 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 5   (down to -29C) 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 ...
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 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 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 12m 2 - 4m 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 1m 0.6 - 1m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Caryopteris x clandonensis
Blue Balloon® is a fantastic new variety of bluebeard. It is a very popular shrub of low growth with purple-blue flowers. They are formed in terminal cymes and bloom from end summer until early autumn. Their scent is attractive for butterflies and bumble-bees. What humans c ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.3 - 0.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Caryopteris x clandonensis
Heavenly Blue is a favourite variety of bluebeard. It has profusion of purple-blue flowers at the end of summer that attract bumble bees and butterflies. The leaves are deep green on the upper side and silvery blue-green beneath. They have an interesting scent which recalls cook ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.8m 0.4 - 0.8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Caryopteris x clandonensis
Summer Sorbet bluebeard is a fantastic novelty from England. It is a natural mutation of Kew Blue variety. Summer Sorbet has colourful foliage – the leaves are dark green in the centre with rich yellow margins. Flowers are violet-blue, come out at the end of summer and continue b ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.8m 0.4 - 0.8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Caryopteris x clandonensis
Worcester Gold is another variety of bluebeard. This one has bright yellow-green leaves. They are narrow, aromatic and silvery-green beneath. Flowers are formed in small panicles and their deep blue colour looks like sky before a storm. They attract butterflies and bumble-bees. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.3 - 0.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Inoveris'
Bravo to French cultivators who come up with this new variety of bluebeard! Want to hear why we are so excited about it? Compared to its parent this one has deep green, larger leaves with silvery underneath; deeper blue and more numerous flowers; its flowering period is rather extended from m ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 20m 5 - 10m 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 8m 2 - 6m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Catalpa 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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Catalpa x erubescens
Do you like a tall tree but are afraid it would be too big for your small garden? Well, if you have enough will to prune it every one or two years you can always control its size provided it is not an ash type tree growing about 1 m every year. Thus you can enhance the look of your garden with somet ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 9m 3 - 6m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ceratostigma griffithii
Griffith's leadwort is a late summer flowering plant with numerous, small, 5-petalled, sky blue flowers from late August until autumn. They are borne in clusters at the tips of purple red twigs. Deciduous leaves are dark green, oval to broadly ovate, covered with s ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ceratostigma willmottianum
Hardy plumbago is a superb substitution for its tender relative common in the Mediterranean. This one has even deeper blue flowers with 5 petals, mid-green, bristly, obovate, deciduous leaves with purple margins and purple stems. The plants itself is very dense and in full sun bears profu ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cercidiphyllum japonicum
Pendulum is a weeping form of katsura tree which forms picturesque cascades of flexible branches. Leaves are deciduous, rounded to heart-shaped, and emerge purple red, change to rich green in spring with some bluish tones i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 8m 2 - 4m 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), ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 2.3m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cercis canadensis
Eastern redbud is a lovely, deciduous, small tree or a large shrub where the word “love” is the key feature. Why? Because its leaves are in a perfect shape of a heart that we are used to draw as an icon. Moreover, Forest Pansy variety has burgundy red to deep burg ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cercis canadensis
Lavender Twist® is a fantastic variety of eastern redbud with weeping, slightly twisted branches. With age the crown makes a unique shape comparable to some Japanese maples. Leaves are large, mid green, typically heart-shaped. Small, purple-pink to lavender-pink flowers are ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Chaenomeles speciosa
Hot Fire is a low growing variety of Chinese quince. It seldom reaches height of 1.5 and offers rather arching habit of flowering branches. The flowers are not very large and bloom from mid April until late May. They are de ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1.5 - 2m 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 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
x Chitalpa tashkentensis
The orchid-like flowers are pale to bright pink with a yellow throat and frilled margins. Flowers have a lovely, sweet scent. Summer Bells® is a chitalpa variety repeating flowering. It starts in early summer and last for 2-3 weeks, and then again in second half of August f ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Clematis
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 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Clematis
Piilu is an interesting variety of clematis with double flowers in late spring and single flowers in late summer / early autumn. They have frilled margins. The flower sepals are light lilac-mauve with deeper red wide bands in the middle, and yellow anthers. They are 6-12 cm acro ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Clematis
Rouge Cardinal is a clematis with the deepest shade of crimson red colour. The flowers are velvety, with a slightly lighter band across the sepals. This variety prefers full sun. It belongs to Group 3 clematis, flowering in mid- and late summer. Flowers appear on new growths. ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Clematis
Ville de Lyon is a large-flowered clematis variety with carmine-red flowers. The sepals are deeper nearer their margins, the anthers are yellow. The flowers are compact, almost flat, and very pretty. Bes grown through a shrub as lower foliage becomes scorched by late summer. ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Clethra alnifolia
Sweet pepper bush is becoming popular again in our country. It is a medium-sized shrub flowering in summer. Flowers are bell-shaped, creamy white, opening from rose buds, formed in upright racemes with pinkish stalks in July and August. They have a lovely, sweet fragrance, hence its name. ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Clethra alnifolia
Summer sweet (sweet pepper bush) is a popular shrub in our country again. No wonder that its new varieties are gaining more attention. Like this one – Sixteen Candles. Sixteen Candles
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 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Comptonia peregrina
Sweet fern is a unique plant, the only species in its own genus. It was first described by Carl Linnaeus in 1753 and named liquidambar peregrina. It comes from North America and naturally occurs in sandy, dry loams among pine trees and surrounded by heather. Sw ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.3 - 1m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cornus ('KN30-8')
Venus® is a trade name for this lovely plant. It is truly much nicer than the original variety name “KN30-8”. It is as mathematical as the breeding equation: (cornus kousa „Chinensis“ x cornus nuttalli „Goldspot“ ) x cornus kousa „Rosea“. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 3 - 5m 5   (down to -29C) 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 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).
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2.5 - 3.5m 1.5 - 2.5m 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 ...
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cornus kousa 'Samzam'
SAMARITAN® Japanese dogwood is easily recognized from a distance. Its variegated foliage steps out of any hedge or landscape. The deciduous leaves are acuminate, ovate, medium green with white or near white margins, an ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Corylus avellana
Red Majestic is another form of hazel with twisted branches. The leaves are deep burgundy red to nearly brown. This slow growing shrub makes the best display in winter when the leaves have fallen down and the branches show their shape. Unlike the species, it is keeping rathe ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 2.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cotinus coggygria
Lilla® smoke tree is a novelty that was first introduced at the Plantarium exhibition in Holland in 2011 where it received bronze medal. It is a dwarf version of Royal Purple variety with slower and more compact growth ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 1 - 1.3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cotinus coggygria
Young Lady smoke tree should probably be called smoke bush as it is a slower growing and more compact variety that commonly forms a dense shrub, not a tree unless grafted. In early summer it makes large filamentous panicles ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.3 - 1.5m 1.3 - 1.5m 4   (down to -34C) 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 5   (down to -29C) 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. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.3m 0.5 - 1.3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cytisus
Boskoop Ruby received an award already for the deepest red flowering broom. The colour of pea-like flowers is bright ed with both magenta and orange shades. Blooming time is early May to early June. Leaves are small, up to 2 cm long, and mature plants are nearly leafless. It forms a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.3m 0.5 - 1.3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cytisus
Lena is a very attractive variety of broom that bears small, pea-like flowers that are soft red outside and vivid golden-yellow inside. This combination looks striking and at the same time pleasant thanks to warm colour tones. Blooming time is early May to early June. Leaves are ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cytisus nigricans
Black broom is a profusely flowering shrub that can be found growing naturally in our countryside. Its features made breeders come up with a more compact variety ideal for our gardens. It is called Cyni. Cyni is a black broom with numerous pea-like, bright yello ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Cytisus x praecox
Allgold is a hybrid variety made from crossing c.multiflorus x c.purgans. It has deep yellow pea-like flowers on deep green branches. Blooming time about a month, from the first half of May. Leaves are small, up to 2 cm long, and mature plants are nearly leafless. It forms a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.3m 0.5 - 1.3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Davidia involucrata (S.H.N.)
Sonoma dove tree is a sensation that has been a subject of excited debates and positive comments on horticultural forums for some time now. It is a variety that arose from grafts taken from Sonoma Heritage Tree No.20 at Son ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 8m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Deutzia
In 2020 American company Proven Winners® introduces a stunning compact new deutzia provisionally called Compact Paradise. It is very similar to successful varieties YUKI CHERRY BLOSSOM and YUKI SNOWFLAKE but produces i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.4 - 0.6m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Deutzia scabra
Deutzias come from eastern Asia. They are low-maintenance shrubs ideal for every garden size and very gardener as they are so easy to grow. Plena is a simpler name for Flore Pleno variety of deutzia that bears double flowers that are pink on the outside and pure white inside. ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 2.5m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Deutzia x
Deutzias come from eastern Asia. They are low-maintenance shrubs ideal for every garden size and very gardener as they are so easy to grow. Mont Rose is a hybrid variety of deutzia with light rosy-pink flowers. They are almost star-shaped with a conspicuous crown of stamens i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
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 ...
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 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 1.3m 0.6 - 1.3m 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Enkianthus campanulatus
Latin name enkianthus was made up from two Greek words although this deciduous shrub originates in Japan. It belongs to the heath family and also fits in there perfectly. No other rhododendron or azalea has its structure. Its main stems are always fully vertical with tops of small, alternate leaves. ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Enkianthus campanulatus
Latin name enkianthus was made up from two Greek words: enkyos (pregnant) a anthos (flower) although this deciduous shrub originates in Japan. It belongs to the heath family and also fits in there perfectly. No other rhododendron or azalea has its structure. Its main stems are always fully ve ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Euonymus alatus
This winged euonymus belongs to deciduous shrubs and is truly an eye-catcher in every garden. Its leaves are compound like on ash. Young leaves are bright, grass green, and as the first colder days of October come, they change the colour to highly ornamental scarlet red. Even when they fall off, the ...
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 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 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Exochorda racemosa 'Kolmasprit'
MAGICAL SPRINGTIME is a breathtaking pearl bush variety from the Netherlands which is noted for its ability to bloom on both young and old wood. It bears profusion of snow white, 2-3 cm large flowers composed in short racem ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fagus sylvatica
Beeches are common trees in our climate. This fern leaved beech has narrow, deeply cut leaves, 5-10 cm long, glossy. It maintains low branches and forms a shrubby tree which seldom goes over 10 m, but it is usually much smaller. It is suitable for medium sized gardens, and should you not wish to hav ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 8m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
fagus sylvatica
Dawyckii varieties of common beech are very popular for their habit and leaf colours. Dawyck Dawyck has upright, columnar habit, its initial slow growth changes after a few years to medium-fast, but never really fast. Deciduous leaves are vivid green, their colour retains their ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 15m 1 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fagus sylvatica
Rohan Obelisk beech produces deciduous leaves with coarse margins. They are glossy, slightly undulated, and emerge bright burgundy red, mature to deep copper red to almost brown-red while leaves which lack direct sunlight a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 12m 2 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fagus sylvatica  (syn.'Purpurea Mayor')
Riversii (syn. “Purpurea Major”) is a slow growing big tree with deep purple leaves. They are elliptic-ovate, deciduous, emerging bright burgundy red, maturing to deep purple and deep green inside the crown in summer, and eventually turning copper orange in autumn. Natu ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 18m 5 - 10m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ficus carica
Peretta® is a Swiss addition to the group of hardy figs for zone 6. It produces greenish-brown, sweet fruit from mid August. They do not require pollination. Immature fruit and branches contain sap which can be an eye and lip-irritant. Palmate leaves are very ornamental – mid green and la ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
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 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 y ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 1 - 1.3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fothergilla major (f.monticola)
This (large) witch alder is a special plant that originates in the USA. It is popular among collectors as well as garden designers who want to incorporate a nice and interesting shrub that is almost maintenance-free into their projects for beautiful gardens. Wit ...
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 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 15m 2 - 5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fuchsia magellanica
Fuchsias are back in fashion these days, mainly because more and more countries are testing the so-called hardy fuchsias which are aimed to live outdoors, in garden beds and borders. They are usually magellanica hybrids. Ricartonii is a short, upright shrub with pendent, sin ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.8m 0.3 - 0.8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Genista tinctoria
Royal Gold is a dyer's greenweed variety with extended blooming period. It produces masses of small, rich yellow flowers formed in erect racemes from late June for about a month, and then continues producing short racemes o ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 8m 2 - 5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Gleditsia triacanthos
Sunburst is a mid-sized tree grafted at the bottom so the whole plant is thornless. It is usually offered as a feathered tree with branches from the ground level. It can also be trained into a tree form with a thin crown in 2m height. The trunk still keeps producing buds with leaves wh ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 9m 2 - 4m 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 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Halesia carolina
Silver bell is a gorgeous shrub whose other name is probably even more accurate: snowdrop tree. Its origin is SE USA and it is still quite rare in Europe although it is easy to grow and hardy. Silver bell is cultivated mostly f ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 7m 3 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hamamelis x intermedia
Witch hazels are unique shrubs that offer profuse flowering at times when everything else in the garden looks dull and far from cheerful. This variety was named after a Greek goddess of love and beauty Aphrodite (the Romans ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hamamelis x intermedia
Aurora is a late witch hazel variety with possibly the largest flowers so far described (3-4 cm). They boast a two-tone effect being dark red at the base, grading to golden yellow, keeping some red highlights along the peta ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3.5m 2 - 3.5m 5   (down to -29C) 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 3m 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hamamelis x intermedia
Robert is a beautiful, profusely flowering witch hazel that was selected in Hemelrijk Arboretum in Belgium, and named after Robert de Belder in 1998. Fringe-like flowers are rich golden orange and come out very early, alrea ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 3m 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 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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus
Lady Stanley is a gorgeous variety with semi-double to double pinkish white flowers with purple veins which come out every year in July and don’t stop blooming until all buds have gone - sometimes by end September. Towards the end of the flowering season the flowers tend to revea ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus
For those of you who like red eye in the centre of a rose-of-Sharon flower we have a novelty called Monstrosus. It bears larger flowers than the most similar variety Red Heart. The colour is pure white with deep maroon red eye and rays outwards the flower. Flowering begins in m ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3.5m 1.3 - 1.8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus
Speciosus is an elegant, semi-double flowering variety of Rose-of-Sharon. Its flowers are medium-sized, snow white with burgundy red eye, and are composed of two rows of large petals and a set of dwarf, odd-shaped petals in ...
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 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 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 1.5m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus 'Mindoub1'
FRENCH CABARET® PASTEL is a soft pink to nearly white Rose-of-Sharon variety from the FRENCH CABARET® series bred by French nursery Minier and introduced in 2014. Its flow ...
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus 'Mindouv5'
FRENCH CABARET® PURPLE is a deep purple pink Rose-of-Sharon variety from the FRENCH CABARET® series bred by French nursery Minier and introduced in 2015. Its flowers are a ...
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 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus 'Rwoods5'
MAGENTA CHIFFON® Rose-of-Sharon is a large-flowered successor of an older variety Purple Ruffles. It was bred by English botanist Dr.Roderick Woods, the breeder ...
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 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 ...
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus 'Sanchoyo'
To complement the Chiffon range there is another variety of rose-of-Sharon called PURPLE RUFFLES ® that has large, 7-9 cm across, double (or even triple) purple-red flowers. Leaves are darker green than other varieties with lighter flowers. They come out reliably every year in July and don’ ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hibiscus syriacus (syn. 'Blue Bird')
Oiseau Bleu (syn. “Blue Bird”) has the bluest possible flowers so far hybridized. It is always a mixture of blue and violet but still it is a beautiful flower, 6-8 cm across. This variety has a deep burgundy red eye in the centre. They come out reliably every year in July and don’t ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea arborescens
Annabelle is a famous and attractive variety of sevenbark, a hydrangea that can take almost anything. Its large flowers appear in mid summer and are lime-green as they emerge, quickly changing to fantastic pure white. They are spherical panicles, often up to 18 cm across. Leave ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea arborescens 'Abetwo'
STRONG ANNABELLE® is a new name for a beautiful sevenbark variety from 2009, PP20571. It was patented as 'Abetwo' and marketed as INCREDIBALL® from the beginning. However, after a few years of continuous misspelli ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea arborescens 'Kolpinbel'
MAGICAL® PINKERBELL is a smooth hydrangea with large, pink flower heads on strong stems. Individual flowers are both sterile and fertile, composed in rounded corymbs 20-25 cm across, and appear from late June until ear ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.3m 1.3 - 1.8m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea arborescens 'Ncha1'
Invincibelle Spirit® is a fantastic novelty from 2010. This sevenbark hydrangea is historically the first one with pink flowers and extreme hardiness. The flowers are a little smaller than the ones of Annabelle bu ...
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 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 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea macrophylla
Blaumeise Hortenzie is a fantastic addition to the TELLER series developed in Switzerland, comprising lace-cap hydrangeas with beautiful colours. Blaumeise is supposed to be the mos ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 1 - 1.3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea macrophylla
King George is an old-fashioned and reliable mop-head hydrangea variety bred by British botanist Henry James Jones in 1925. It produces large, globular inflorescences composed of small, individual flowers which emerge light ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 1m 0.5 - 1m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea macrophylla
Nikko Blue is another reliable and hardy (for zone 6) mop-head hydrangea variety. It produces large, globular inflorescences composed of small, sky blue flowers which emerge pale bluegreen to soft yellow. It flowers on prev ...
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 6   (down to -23C) 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 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 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 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea paniculata
Vanille Fraise® is a breathtaking novelty among panicle hydrangeas. It bears extra large flowers that emerge clear white in midsummer, turning light pink first and deep raspberry pink in late summer. The panicles are up to 30 cm long and 20 cm wide and remain on the plant f ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea paniculata 'Bokraplume'
Magical™ Fire is a panicle hydrangea with a breathtaking colour of late summer flowers. The inflorescence is a large, upright, widely conical panicle composed of both sterile (large) and fertile (small) flowers which ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.3m 1 - 1.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea paniculata 'Ilvobo'
Panicle hydrangea BOBO® is unique for its small and compact growth and incredible amount of flowers. This variety produces numerous panicles, 25-30 cm tall and about 15 cm wide, composed of sterile flowers that emerge ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea paniculata 'Jane'
You must remember how thrilled the hydrangea world was when Limelight® was introduced. Well, a few years later it seems it has a little sister. And ‘little’ is the most correct word since this new achievement is called < ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1.3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea quercifolia
This special hydrangea comes from southeastern USA. It is an attractive mound-forming shrub with oak-like, deeply cut leaves of bright green colour turning purple-bronze in autumn. The flowers appear beginning of summer. They come in upright panicles of pure white individual flowers that open one by ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea quercifolia
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hydrangea quercifolia
Snow Queen is an oak-leaved hydrangea from Princeton in New Jersey, USA. It was bred and introduced by nurseryman William Flemmer III in 1979. It was distinct from the species by its large flowers of pure white colour and s ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.3 - 1.8m 1.3 - 1.8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hypericum
St. John’s Wort belongs to the group of folk remedy herbs. This variety called Hidcote is grown for its large, showy flowers. They are deep yellow, 6 cm across, with 5 petals. Blooming period is quite long: the main flowering season is June to early July, and then it repea ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hypericum 'Allblizz'
The name of this St. John’s Wort MIRACLE® BLIZZ looks like one of those many omnipresent internet acronyms. But what if it is a play on words – a combination of bliss and blizzard. Because the berries of th ...
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 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hypericum 'Allnight'
MIRACLE® NIGHT St.John's wort is possibly the darkest variety in the MIRACLE® series. Its deciduous, broadly ovate leaves are deep burgundy red all over the insolated parts of the bush. Foliage hidden from the sun ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 0.6m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hypericum kalmianum
St. John’s Wort is a well know perennial from our meadows and fields. The gardeners, however, selected species which are shrubby and have additional features for common use in gardens. Gemo is a new variety of this group and comes from Denmark. It is a low, dense growin ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hypericum x inodorum 'Kolmaginno'
MAGICAL® INNOCENCE is a shrubby variety of St. John’s Wort from the Magical® series. From late June until early October it continuously produces 2-3 cm wide, rich yellow flowers which are followed by gently ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.5 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hypericum x inodorum 'Kolmagrace'
MAGICAL® GRACE is a shrubby variety of St.John's wort from the Magical® series. From late June until early October it continuously produces 2-3 cm wide, rich yellow flowers which are followed by dark pink to almos ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.5 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hypericum x inodorum 'Kolmasun'
MAGICAL® SUNSHINE is a yellow coloured variety of St. John’s Wort from the Magical® series. From late June until early October it continuously produces 2-3 cm wide, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.5 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hypericum x inodorum 'Kolmred'
MAGICAL® RED is a shrubby variety of St.John's wort from the Magical® series. From late June until early October it continuously produces 2-3 cm wide, rich golden yellow flowers which are followed by vivid red ber ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.5 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Indigofera heterantha
Himalayan indigo is an unusual shrub from, wonder of wonders, Himalayas. Its deciduous, compound leaves are pale green and look like miniature locust leaves. Flowers cannot be compared to anything you normally see growing in Central European gardens. They are pea-like, formed in erect racemes ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Koelreuteria paniculata
Not many trees bloom in mid or even late summer when all the spring flowering beauties have only leaves. Golden-rain tree is one of the few. In late July/early August upto 30 cm long panicles of small, bright yellow flowers appear on this medium sized tree. The flowers can remain on the t ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 7m 3 - 5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Laburnum anagyroides
Sunspire is a recent introduction of laburnum (golden rain) from the alschingeri group. These plants don’t come from France and Balkan like their parent species, but naturalized in Tirol, north Italy and Croati ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 2m 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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lagerstroemia
<>Burgundy Cotton® crepe myrtle was bred by Dr.Carl Whitcomb, a breeder well-known for his achievements in the field of crossing hardy crepe myrtles. Burgundy Cotton® enriches the range with white flowers on dark foliage. Flowers are formed in large panicles producing enormous n ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 0.5 - 1.5m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lagerstroemia
Hopi is a crepe myrtle hybrid variety suitable for zone 6 and higher. It produces rich panicles of bright pink flowers earliest of all known hardy varieties so far introduced – it begins blooming in late July or early ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lagerstroemia
Natchez is another hardy hybrid of crape myrtle. It has profusion of white flowers from mid summer. Deciduous leaves are 3-4 cm long, elliptic to obovate, very glossy, mid green in summer, turning red and orange in autumn. Older plants reveal cinnamon red flaking-off bark. Natch ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lagerstroemia
Rhapsody in Pink is another crape myrtle novelty bred and introduced by Dr.Carl Whitcomb. It was first introduced in 2006 and has been a sought after crape myrtle since. It bears rich panicles of pure pink flowers on the background of burgundy red foliage. The inflorescence keep ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2.5m 0.5 - 1.3m 7   (down to -18C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lagerstroemia
Sarah’s Favourite is one of the hardiest crape myrtle hybrids. It makes a profusion of white flowers composed in large racemes, similar to those on lilac hence its other name summer lilac. Flowers are produced from la ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 2 - 3m 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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lagerstroemia indica
Houston is a hardy variety of c crape myrtle bred by American horticulturist David Chopin from Pennsylvania. It produces soft red, almost watermelon red flowers from late July or early August until the last sunny and warm ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.6m 0.6 - 0.8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lagerstroemia indica
DYNAMITE® is possibly the reddest crepe myrtle variety known to trade. It produces large (30x20 cm), upright panicles of the richest red shade you may have seen. Flowering begins in late July or early August and contin ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lagerstroemia indica 'Whit IV'
RED ROCKET® along with DYNAMITE® are possibly the reddest crepe myrtle varieties known to trade so far. It produces large (30x20 cm), upright panicles o ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ligustrum ovalifolium
Privet is the number one popular hedging plant. Golden privet obviously brings extra features: it is evergreen or semi-evergreen, multicoloured and has larger leaves. They are glossy, ovate, 2-3 times bigger than the species (up to 6 cm long), bright golden-yellow margined at the edges grading to de ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) 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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liquidambar orientalis
Oriental sweetgum is a beautiful, slow growing shrub or a small tree from SW Asia. It bears attractive, deeply cut leaves that are fresh green from spring until late summer, and turning rich yellow in neutral soil or orange and red in highly acidic soil in autumn. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1.5 - 2.5m 5b   (down to -27C) 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 LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liquidambar styraciflua
“Lane Roberts” is a large-leaved variety of sweetgum. The leaves are mid- to deep green, deeply lobed and look like maple leaves but are not opposite. It is popular for its autumn colours with prevailing red, deep purple, and almost blackish red. The fruits are small, medium-hard spiny s ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 15m 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 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 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 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 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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lonicera periclymenum 'Inov205'
CHIC & CHOC honeysuckle is a dwarf flowering shrub for almost any place in full sun. In June appear rich purple pink buds which open into soft golden yellow flowers with two lips, and soon turn almost white which greatly co ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Hybridizing and crossing brings new and better varieties of magnolias that have features never seen before. Mark Jury from New Zealand continues this work that was started in 1960s by his late father Felix. Atlas is one of his fantastic results, a cross between Magnolia 'Mark Jury' and ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 5m 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 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
2 - 4m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Among deciduous magnolias there are varieties that bloom later than most of the Asian ones. This selection named Charles Coates originated in England in Kew, famous for its Kew Gardens, by crossing m.sieboldii and
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 1.5 - 2.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
If you like the spring profusion of blooming magnolias, look at this yellow rarity. Probably the best yellow magnolia so far was raised by a Belgian breeder, Philippe de Spoelberch. It is a cross between Miss Honeybee a Gold Crown. It is called Daphne. Its flowers are deep yell ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Daybreak magnolia has a unique shade of pink. The flower buds are slim and tall, rich pink but not garish. They show small, flame-like triangles of green colour at the bottom of their calyxes. The buds take quite some time looking precious for many days befo ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 1.5 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
The name of this magnolia hybrid has nothing to do with the British queen. Obviously, it does not come from the UK but the USA. And story tells the following. Quite a few decades ago – in 1957 – Evamaria Sperber planted a newly hybridized seed in the Brooklyn ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 6m 2 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Felix magnolia, also called Felix Jury, is a recent introduction by Mark Jury, and a gorgeous hybrid named after his late father who fortunately lived to see its first flowers, but not its worldwide success a few yea ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3.5m 1.5 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Old Port magnolia is a Vance Hooper hybrid from 1992 when this cross of Sweet Simplicity seedling and magnolia liliiflora Nigra first flowered. It bears gor ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
This new magnolia is for everyone who fell in love with Lanarth variety and its deep purple red cup shaped flowers. It is another of its new clones with large flowers whose deeper colour is present both outside and inside the petals, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 1 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Shirazz (two zeds) is a lush magnolia variety from New Zealand. It is a cross between magnolia denudata and magnolia
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 1.5 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Spectrum is a magnolia hybrid from 1963. It was bred by W.Kosar from the US National Arboretum as a cross between magnolia liliiflora Nigra and m ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 8m 4 - 8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Sunsation magnolia belongs among yellow flowering hybrids, yet it has two more colours to offer: pink and green. Inner petals have a purple pink flame at the base changing to a pink stripe across the midrib. And outer petal ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 1.5 - 2m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Susan magnolia has narrow, goblet-shaped flowers of deep pink, nearly red colour outside and slightly lighter red inside. This is the reddest coloured variety among spring magnolias. It flowers reliably already when young. It does not require pruning at all. As it has flower buds at the ends ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Vulcan is an awesome magnolia hybrid raised in New Zealand by Felix Jury in 1990. Yet before it got its attention by gardening public it was used for further hybridizing and became a parent for excellent varieties such as < ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 3 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia
Another superb selection among magnolias is this beautiful cross between magnolia kobus and magnolia salicifolia, sometimes identified as magnolia x kewensis. It was registered in 1959 and named after Japanese botanist Koichiro Wada who helped with introduction of Japanese species to the west. It be ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 8m 2 - 3.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia liliiflora
This is one of the latest varieties of spring magnolias opening its flowers in May, thus avoiding late frosts that may damage flower petals or entire buds. Nigra’s petals are dark burgundy-purple on the outside and very light purple or nearly white on the inside. The goble ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2.5 - 3.5m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia stellata
Star magnolia is a one of the earliest magnolias to flower in March already. It has star-shaped, pure white flowers with a lovely scent. As it blooms on bare branches early in the spring we recommend placing it in front of an evergreen shrub, e.g. cherry laurel, holly, or any bright green con ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia tripetala
Umbrella magnolia is a unique plant of its species. It is quite unusual though easy to grow. Its main feature are exotic-looking, large leaves that can grow 30-45 cm long. Their colour is mid-green flashed with bronze from spring to early summer. They are soft and slightly hairy beneath, crow ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 10m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia virginiana
Sweet bay is a unique magnolia species that was first described by Carl Linnaeus, founder of modern taxonomy, already in 1753. Magnolia virginiana, that was the Latin name it received, was the very first magnolia species ever listed under this name. Interestingly, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia virginiana
Sweet bay is a unique magnolia species that was first described by Carl Linnaeus, founder of modern taxonomy, already in 1753. Magnolia virginiana, that was the Latin name it received, was the very first magnolia species ever listed under this name. Interestingly, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia x brooklynensis
“Yellow Bird” magnolia is a cross between magnolia acuminata and magnolia brooklynensis “Evamaria” from 1967. Yet that year it was suggested the best yellow cultivar so far. Well, a lot of time has passed and these days there are a few more girls to ask t ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia x loebneri
Loebner magnolia belongs to the same group as star magnolias. It was bred in England as a cross between m.kobus and m.stellata Rosea. It offers later flowering which helps it escape late frosts in early spring. The star-shaped flowers are white inside and pink outside. As it blo ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3.5m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia x loebneri
If you like strong and sweet perfume of magnolia flowers do not miss out on Mag’s Pirouette. It is a seedling of Ballerina variety and was found by Tetsuo Magaki in Japan. It is as slender and beautiful as a ballet da ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 1.5 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia x loebneri
Wildcat is a beautiful and unique fully double flowered magnolia hybrid. It produces white, chrysanthemum-like, 10 cm wide flowers with some pinkish hues. It has an advantage of 1-2 weeks later flowering as opposed to star ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia x soulangeana
Based on the successful crossing of saucer magnolia a new variety was bred at the end of the 19th centutry. Its name is Rustica Rubra or just Rubra and comes from the nursery town Boskoop in the Netherlands. The beautifully scented flowers are goblet- to saucer-shap ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 8m 3 - 5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Malus
Profusion crab apple is a hybrid, sometimes classified as malus x moerlandsii. It comes from the Netherlands. Its main feature are dark purple-pink flowers that come out from mid to end spring in profusion. They are followed by small, spherical fruit of purplish-black colour ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 2 - 5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Malus
Some crab apples can easily compete with Japanese ornamental cherries as far as the beauty and colours of their flowers. This is the case of Royal Beauty. It is a small tree growing about 2.5m tall, with weeping, somewhat narrow crown. In the spring it brings a profusion of deep pink to light purp ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Malus
This crab apple is a beautiful small tree with excellent flowering in the spring. The flowers are deep pink to bright purple and are followed by non-edible dark purple-red small fruits. The leaves are small-ish as opposed to real apple, glossy, deep burgundy red throughout the season with no ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Malus trilobata
Trilobata crabapple is a rare and unusual plant that is not difficult to grow butyet quite difficult to source. Its most specific feature is the leaf shape – it looks like a merge between maple and hawthorn. The leaves are not large but their prominent lobes ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
7 - 13m 2 - 5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Malus x
Scarlet crabapple is a fantastic addition to the collection of spring flowering apples and cherries. This one, however, has more than one feature to look at (just like Scarlett Johansson who may have been a reason for giving this tree its name …) Scarlet is a flowering crabapp ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 1.5 - 3.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Morus
Mulberry is a versatile tree used in ornamental landscaping as well as pomiculture. You can find it in standard forms with a long trunk, or as a half-standard which is suitable for easy fruit picking. It can also be seen grown as a shrub densely branched from the g ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 10m 3 - 12m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Morus alba
White mulberry and its Pendula variety is one of the top popular weeping trees. No wonder – apart from its beauty it offers tasty fruit. Moreover its small size makes it an ideal specimen tree even for small gardens. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 2m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Morus alba ('Macrophylla')
This mulberry is very special. Deeply cut, dark green, glossy leaves draw your attention as they bear strong resemblance to leaves of plane trees. Many of the largest leaves at the ends of the branches keep their green colour until late in the autumn when they fall down green. The crown is wi ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Parrotia persica
You can tell by the name where this medium sized tree comes from: former Persia (current Iran). Rather unusual tree maintains branches from the ground. It has moderate growth rate and does excellently in our climate. It can grow to 3-6 m. Attractive beech-like leaves are 7-13 cm long, bright grass g ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 7m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Parrotia persica
We have another lovely tree for you who have small gardens but love large trees. This is a compact version of Persian ironwood called Vanessa. . Deciduous leaves of this rather columnar, tall shrub are smooth and slightly glossy, with prominent veins, light green when they em ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Parrotiopsis jacquemontiana
Parrotiopsis is a rare plant from West Himalayas. Its name recalls parrotia and the similar feature are its leaves. They are fresh green, wrinkled and glossy. It is cultivated mostly for the unusual flowers that come out in mid spring. They are small flower heads made up from many yellow a ...
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Parthenocissus tricuspidata (syn. Ampelopsis veitchii)
Veitchii is a very showy Boston ivy variety. It produces profusion of medium-sized, very dark green, highly glossy, and partly undulated leaves with three lobes. The margins are only shallowly and thinly serrated. They look ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 20m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Paulownia tomentosa (p.imperialis)
One of the most magnificent trees of our climate comes from East Asia and is called the Princess Tree or Empress Tree or even Foxglove Tree. Its main feature is giant leaves which can be as much as 30 cm long and wide, very hairy, pale to deep green. Thanks to them empress trees are often mis ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 10m 2 - 6m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Perovskia
Blue Spire is a hybrid between two types of perovskia. It was first introduced to RHS in 1961 and since late 80s it has been in cultivation in most of the world with mild climate. It is a very hardy plant originally found in Central Asia (Afghanistan, Pakistan) but is successfu ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 1m 0.5 - 0.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Perovskia
Little Spire is a lovely dwarf variety of Russian sage. It is a very hardy plant originally found in Central Asia (Afghanistan, Pakistan) but it is successfully grown even further north. Flowers are borne in 50-60 cm tall panicles, they are violet and appear from mid-summer ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.6m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Philadelphus
Mock orange is a reliable and absolutely maintenance-free shrub of old European gardens. It is popular for its snow white flowers, in case of this hybrid they are medium-sized or large with slight purple shade in the centre. They come out in early or mid summer and release heavy fragrance tha ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Physocarpus opulifolius
Ninebark is a low-maintenance deciduous plant which is available in several varieties offering different leaf colour and shape. Andr is a Czech introduction from Litomyl Nurseries and was bred by Michal Andrusiv. It is va ...
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 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Physocarpus opulifolius
Dart’s Gold is a variety of common ninebark with bright yellowish-green, 3-lobed leaves, which appear early in the spring, probably at the same time as when magnolias start blooming. Clusters of white flowers are tiny but the shrub is covered with them in May. This shrub is an excellent, fully ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Physocarpus opulifolius
Red Baron is a non-patented (in 2011) variety of common ninebark with deep burgundy red or almost black-red 3-lobed leaves, which appear early in the spring. They have more tones of red as opposed to their parent variety Diabolo from it was found as a selection and called Red Ba ...
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 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Physocarpus opulifolius
Lady in Red is a new sport of common ninebark with 3-lobed leaves, which appear early in the spring. It was first sown in 2000 in Norfolk, England. Unlike Diabolo® variety this one has brighter shade of red in the leaves and forms a dense and regular-shaped shrub from young ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Physocarpus opulifolius 'Hoogi016'
LITTLE ANGEL is a dwarf selection of ninebark producing normal-sized leaves just like the large growing varieties. They have a fantastic colour shade – a combination of warm rich red and medium burgundy red with fiery ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.8m 0.4 - 0.8m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Physocarpus opulifolius 'Smpotw'
TINY WINE® is a dwarf ninebark variety growing only about half the size of the species i.e. about 1.5m. It produces a profusion of small leaves which are deep burgundy red overall, and dark green inside the shrub. They ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.3m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Platanus x hispanica
Alphen’s Globe has been a sought after small tree in the last decade or so since it offers beauty of its parent – plane tree - but much smaller dimensions which make it suitable even for small gardens. Its deciduous leaves are large – 20 cm wide, glossy gree ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Populus deltoides
In 2011 and 2012 the internet sites, forums, and gardeners’ blogs got flooded by pictures and information about a poplar variety that received gold medal at an international plant exhibition in Moscow in 2011. Its name is Purple Tower and it was bred in Polan ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 10m 1 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus
Looking into the crown of this Japanese flowing cherry it is clear why people in Japan take a bow in front of them and organize sakura festivals. It is not only because of their beauty, they also believe that their trunks hold spirits of the dead, and finally they manifest the new life emerging in e ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus cerasifera ('Pissardii Nigra')
This ornamental cherry plum is popular in demand for its deep burgundy leaves, almost no maintenance at all and no special soil requirements. Deciduous leaves are ovate to elliptic, of deep burgundy red colour. Such shade is perfect to break an overall green landscape with or to be used i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 7m 2 - 4m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus incisa
Fuji cherry Kojou-no-mai is a fantastic must have for small gardens and yards. This little shrub or tiny tree (if grafted on a short stem) is an eye-catching jewel with year-round interest. In winter it shows attractive arc ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus mume  (syn. Beni-chidori)
When in full bloom this Japanese apricot is a true eye-catcher. Benishidore is a variety with dark pink single flowers which appear early in the spring and may be followed by small, spherical, hairy, edible fruit of sour to bitter taste. It is a small tree with a wide crown reaching about 2.5m high ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 2.5m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus padus
European bird cherry is native to our continent, it wildly grows in all its parts except for its hottest southern regions. Variety “Colorata” is grown in gardens for its beautiful pink flowers that are born in upright racemes and have a lovely fragrance. Young leaves are bronze red turni ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 10m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus persica ('Nigra')
Bonfire is a spectacular new variety of dwarf ornamental peach with edible fruit. It has profusion of typical peach-like, light pink flowers that are clustered along short branches in a dense crown. The leaves are fantastic deep burgundy red and glossy, narrow and elongated, and ...
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 5a   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus persica var.nucipersica
Silver Prolific is a dwarf nectarine variety with excellent fruit. It has profusion of usual peach-like, bright pink flowers that are clustered along short branches in a dense plant. The leaves are mid green, semi-glossy, n ...
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 5a   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus serrulata
Spring in the garden is announced by flowering Japanese cherries. Amanogawa is a fantastic variety with narrowly columnar growth. In early spring it produces masses of double or semi-double, light pink flowers that may turn to clear white later. Young leaves are bronze, changing ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 7m 0.5 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus serrulata
True pink is the colour of this beautiful Cheals Weeping Cherry. Either a standard or a half standard tree, this flowering cherry always has rather pendulous branches forming a wide crown. Double flowers appear on bare branches at the end of April and continue throughout May already with ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2.5 - 3m 1 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus subhirtella
Fukubana is another beautiful flowering Higan cherry for spring display. It produces masses of unique, almost star-shaped, semi-double, rich pink flowers in early spring. The flowers look like those on deutzias and even though they do not last over a long time they make a stunni ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus subhirtella
Weeping Higan cherry has rich pink, double flowers in early cherry season. It makes pendent branches that soon reach the ground. It is the right spring-teller as it announces warmer weather as one of the first flowering trees. It seldom grows taller than 3 m which ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 1 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus triloba
If you like spring profusion of cherry flowers this small tree, although called flowering almond, is definitely a must-have. Its unique, soft pink, double flowers appear on bare wood and come out reliably every year making this small tree a regular attraction. It grows about 3m tall and i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 2m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus x cistena
A beautiful ornamental plum tree with deep purple leaves. Flowers appear in May, after the leaves have started to wrap out, and they are pale, nearly white with light purple tint. They do not flower as richly as the flowering cherries, however, this small tree is exquisite for its foliage. The small ...
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 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pterocarya fraxinifolia
From Caucasus and Northern Iran comes one of my absolutely top favourites – wing nut. Its large leaves, fruit and monumental statue predetermine this tree to become the most significant feature of any large garden or a park. Leaves are pinnate, glossy, upto 40 cm long, compound of 15 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 20m 10 - 15m 5a   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pterocarya rhoifolia
Japanese wing nut has deciduous, pinnate leaves upto 40 cm long, compound of up to 21 short, broadly elliptic leaflets which resemble those of sumac. They are dark green and turn yellow in autumn for a very short period. In early summer appear 25-30 cm long, narrow ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
20 - 30m 10 - 20m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pterostyrax corymbosa
Epaulette tree comes from China and Japan. There are two very similar species and even though they are both called the same common name, this one often gets the epithet v. It is a mid-sized, often multi-stemmed tree or spreading shrub, about one third smaller than ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pyrus salicifolia
Among quite a few English names of this species I think that silver pear is best. This deciduous tree really belongs to a pear family and has silvery blue-green, willow-like, narrow leaves. They emerge much greener in mid spring, along with the white, scented, 5-pe ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus dentata
Daimyo oak, or also called Japanese emperor oak produces possibly the largest foliage of all species. Its deciduous leaves are anything from 20-40 cm long and half as wide, medium green in summer and amber orange to pale brown in ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
10 - 15m 6 - 8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus frainetto
Hungarian oak is a very handsome tree with attractive foliage. Its leaves are distinctly margined with small, rounded lobes. They are deciduous, up to 20 cm long and glossy, bright green when they emerge, turning darker green in summer, leaving a showy texture of light green veins. Autumn col ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 25m 3 - 15m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus palustris
Pin oak is a beautiful large tree you can see growing in moist or boggy places. It has beautiful leaves, deeply lobed. They are deciduous, glossy green in summer and orange, red and burgundy purple in autumn. Pin oak is one of the most attractively coloured trees in autumn in the wild. It ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 20m 8 - 12m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus palustris 'Pingreen'
It is always so nice to learn about a new plant that represents a smaller version of a large species just because many of us want to enjoy its features without having to fear that it will take up the whole of our garden. GREEN PILLAR® is one of them. It ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
7 - 15m 1 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus pontica
Armenian oak is one of my most favourite oaks. It produces very large, attractive leaves and the plant itself resembles sea-side flora. Its deciduous leaves can be up to 25 cm long, exceptionally even larger, broadly elliptic to obovate, mid green, soft and hairy when young, changing to smoot ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 2 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus robur
Oaks are common trees of our natural woodlands. They border our ponds, occur naturally in our mixed forests, and make magnificent specimen trees in our parks and arboretums where less common species or rare varieties can be seen. English oak and sessile oak are the ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
20 - 30m 15 - 20m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus rubra
Haaren is a Dutch addition to the group of dwarf trees. It is a dwarf red oak with foliage that is almost identical to that of Green Dwarf pin oak but the leaves are not so deeply cut. They are deciduous, fresh green in sum ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.3 - 3.5m 1 - 1.3m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus x warei 'Long'
Columnar hybrid oak REGAL PRINCE® is a result of crossing seeds of English oak (quercus robur Fastigiata) and swamp white oak (quercus bicolor). The aim was t ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
7 - 15m 3 - 6m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhamnus frangula
We always notice a happy smile on our customers’ faces when we show them a plant that is beautiful and maintenance-free at the same time. This is the case of fernleaf buckthorn – a gorgeous shrub that requires zero care from the minute you plant it. It has very narrow, fern-li ...
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 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhamnus frangula 'Ron Williams'
Fine Line® buckthorn is a gorgeous shrub which in its few years on the market has managed to gain attention of many gardeners as well as landscape architects. It is a result of cross-pollination carried out by Ronald Williams in 1989, but only in 1999 he selected plants showing st ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 0.5 - 1.5m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhus typhina
This very hardy shrub is a commonly known sumac. Laciniata, however, means lace-leaf and that makes this variety an exclusive specimen. Fern-like leaves are long, deeply cut, bright grass green with pinkish-purple new twigs and stalks. In the autumn they turn to orange-gold. Due to its unique shape ...
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 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhus typhina ('Bailtiger')
From Bailey Nurseries, USA, which also gave birth to hardy hydrangea Endless Summer®, comes a new plant, a special variety of sumac. Within a short time it has become a popular novelty amo ...
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 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Robinia hispida var. rosea (Robinia elliottii)
The original name of this shrub is hairy locust because of the twigs that are covered with bristly purplish-brown hairs. Pea-like, rose-pink flowers are formed in short clusters and come out at the end of spring for 2-4 weeks. In hot and sunny summer it blooms for the second time at the e ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 1.5 - 2m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Robinia pseudoacacia
European gardens love colours. And the truth is what a tropical garden has to offer in terms of colours of the flowers, our gardens can easily compete beating it with colours and shapes of the leaves. Hence one of our most attractive trees, a jewel among gold-leaved: golden locust. It was fir ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 8m 3 - 6m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rosa x rugotida
Re rugotida is a hybrid Japanese rose bred in Darthuis Nursery in the Netherlands in 1950. It is an interspecific cross between rosa rugosa and rosa nitida. Amo ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1m 0.8 - 1.3m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Salix elaeagnos (salix rosmarinifolia)
Angustifolia is a subspecies of hoary willow from South and Central Europe. It is a dwarf version growing only 1 or 2 meters tall. It is so different from the species that many gardeners and botanists prefer its classificat ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.8m 1 - 2m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sambucus nigra
European elder is the father of a very new variety called “Black Beauty”, introduced in 2002 by the Dutch. It has the darkest leaves available – deep burgundy, and with its striking pink panicles of flowers it is undoubtedly the jewel in the group. Its vigorous growth helps this sh ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sambucus nigra
Laciniata is an expression used in dendrology for foliage that is deeply and finely lobed, just like Dissectum for Japanese maples. This variety of European elder offers the same foliage quality: finely lobed leaves of mid green colour. Panicles of white flowers appear in May. Its vigo ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sambucus nigra 'Eiffel1'
BLACK TOWER is another child from the nursery breeding programme of popular Black Beauty and Black Lace®. It was awarded a prize for ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 0.2 - 1.3m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sambucus nigra 'Jdeboer001'
GOLDEN TOWER is a slender growing variety of European elder, a sister variety of BLACK TOWER, but this time with golden foliage. Its deciduous leaves emerge bright l ...
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sambucus nigra 'Sanivalk'
INSTANT KARMA is a unique variety of European elder, found as a natural mutation in England in 2013. It produces variegated leaves with thin, soft yellow margins when young, maturing to almost white in summer. In late sprin ...
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 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sassafras albidum
Sassafras is a beautiful tree, originally from China, Taiwan and North America, with attractive leaves. It has irregular growth making each one a specimen. The leaves are fresh green, mostly 3-lobed with rounded ends, however on one plant you will also find leaves with 2 lobes, and also le ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 10m 2 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sophora japonica
If you went looking for a tree typical for every city you would find jacarandas in Buenos Aires, London planes in London, and in Prague you would be struck by the beauty of Japanese pagoda trees. Numerous specimens were planted there many years ago. Now they have skyscraping trunks and huge c ...
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sorbus aria
Whitebeam is a European native from warmer regions of our country. It is a long-lived tree, able to cope with air-pollution and heavy clay soil which most other trees may find difficult to adapt to, which is why it has become common in public landscaping.
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 12m 3 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Spiraea japonica
Antony Waterer is a beautiful variety of Japanese spiraea with the most striking colour. In mid June open rich corymbs of small, vivid pink flowers that are best deadhead to promote further flowering. If this is done regula ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Stachyurus chinensis
Chinese spiketail is a lovely shrub from China with handsome racemes of pale yellow, bell-shaped flowers in early spring. Flower buds are beginning to form in late summer and in case of Celina variety they open up in end March or early April, contrasting beautifully with the pur ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2.5m 1 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Staphylea colchica
This bladdernut species comes from Colchis - nowadays Georgia in Caucasus, and represents one of the oldest melliferous plants of the region. There are records saying that it was also grown in large pots so it could be moved to greenhouses in winter and forced to e ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3.5m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Stewartia monadelpha
Tall stewartia comes from Korea and South Japan. It is possibly the tallest of the species, yet quite slender and conical growing, most often multi-stemmed tree. Its trunks are possibly the key feature why collectors and plant lovers seek after this plant. The bark ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
15 - 25m 4 - 6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Stewartia rostrata
Fragrant stewartia comes from South China (not to be confused with stewartia sinensis) and, as the name suggests, bears profusion of mildly fragrant flowers. Do not expect lilac's strength of perfume, just a faint, rose-like aroma. Flowers open from purple red buds ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 6m 3 - 5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Styrax japonicus
We like offering less usual plants which are beautiful and fully hardy at the same time (we are in zone 6). This Japanese snowbell is one of them. It is a graceful, spreading, deciduous tree with almost horizontal branches that form nearly a flat canopy when mature. Its main attraction ar ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Styrax japonicus
Fragrant Fountain is a weeping form of Japanese snowbell with strictly pendent branches, forming a uniform, very compact habit. Flowering begins in late May and continues for 3-4 weeks. Flowers are followed by small, hard, ...
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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Styrax japonicus
Pink Chimes is a rare variety of Japanese snowbell with pink, bell-shaped flowers that hang on short stalks underneath the leaved branches. Leaves are glossy, ovate to elliptic, mid to dark green, turning yellow or red in autumn. It can be pruned at the end of winter. Grow it ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Styrax obassia
Fragrant snowbell is a large bush or a small tree which, in spite of its name, does not bear highly fragrant flowers. It is closely related to Japanese snowbell and comes from the same regions of Asia: Kor ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 8m 2 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Syringa
Red Pixie lilac dates back to mid 20th century when Max Peterson of Ogallala Lilacs in Meadowlark Hill, Nebraska (USA) found a uniquely looking plant among other lilacs. He assumed it was a natural hybrid between two lilac ...
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 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Syringa
Among Canadian lilacs you can also find one whose colour resembles common lilacs – thanks to its lavender or bluish-lilac flowers. Its name is Royalty. They are tubular, sweetly scented, formed in upright panicles and appear in abundance every year. The difference between ...
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 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Syringa 'SMSJBP7'
BLOOMERANG® Dark Purple is a hybrid lilac with dark lilac pink to light purple flowers and dark purple buds. They are tubular and composed in lose erect racemes, and open from mid May until early June and re-bloom from ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 1.5 - 2.3m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Syringa Bloomerang®
Pink Perfume is a Dutch addition to the Bloomerang® series of re-blooming lilacs marketed by Proven Winners® in USA. The plant was bred by Andre Franciscus van Nijnatten from Zundert, the Netherlands, in 2003, and ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1.3 - 1.8m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Syringa reflexa
Nodding lilac bears pure pink flowers that are formed in hanging panicles. Individual flowers are tubular and open from deep pink buds. They have a sweet scent. Oval leaves are mid green, 15 cm long, deciduous. This lilac grows about 3m tall and has arching branches so give it some space i ...
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 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Syringa vulgaris
Andenken an Ludwig Spth (syn. Souvenir de Luis Spaeth) is a sought-after lilac variety mainly for its deep purple violet. The inflorescence is longer and narrower than on other commonly known varieties, made up of short, t ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 3m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Syringa vulgaris
Katherine Havemeyer lilac is another unique double-flowering variety producing much darker coloured buds than opened flowers. Its panicles can be erect or slightly pendent, they are shorter than those on other common lilacs ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2.5 - 3.5m 2 - 3m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Syringa x chinensis
Saugeana is a Rouen lilac variety producing rich lilac red to pale purple violet flowers from mid May, usually filling the gap between common lilac and Preston lilac. Individual flowers are tubular, composed in erect panicl ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 3m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Tamarix parviflora
Tamarisk (salt cedar) is a beautiful plant with tiny leaves and profusion of plume-like flowers. This one is called small-flowered and produces pink flowers from about mid May until early June. They are composed in short, 3-4 cm long racemes along arching twigs wit ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Tamarix tetrandra
Tamarisk (salt cedar) is a beautiful plant with tiny leaves and profusion of flowers. There are several types (species) which differ mainly in their flowering period. This one is called 4-stamen tamarisk and belongs to the spring ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Tilia cordata
Linden trees are usually large plants that can be found in broad avenues, in parks or in old villages. They are beautiful but due to their size only a few gardens can accommodate one. As the demand was so high for smaller-sized plants the breeders came with a few varieties in the last few dec ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
12 - 15m 6 - 10m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Toona sinensis (Cedrela sinensis)
Cedrela = Chinese cedar is a highly decorative small tree or multistemmed shrub whose leaves and young branches when crushed release a garlic-like scent. But no worry, the plant itself has only a light spicy scent and when in bloom in has a pleasant sweet fragrance. Flamingo ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 10m 1 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ulmus x hollandica
This elm is a slender shrub - a cross between ulmus minor and ulmus glabra from Germany, yet from 1875. It has been a popular small tree or rather a shrub ever since. Its size is suitable for gardens with restricted space as it seldom grows more than 1,5m wide and can be 3-5m tall. The lea ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Vaccinium corymbosum + ODRDY
Highbush blueberry is native to North America. It is a deciduous shrub 1-2m tall and wide producing edible, sweet berries in summer. Individual varieties differ in habit, fruit size and also slightly the taste. New, modern varieties are bred to eliminate cracking a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Viburnum farreri
Fragrant viburnum species can make a substantial shrub, however, December Dwarf is only about half its size - about 1.5m tall and a bit less wide. It was bred in Dutch nursery town Boskoop in 1982. Its flowers are small, tu ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Viburnum opulus
Cranberrybush is a low shrub offering three interesting features. The first of them, obviously, is the profusion of flowers in late spring. They are almost flat panicles composed of both sterile and fertile flowers that are followed by super-attractive vivid red, glossy berries from mid-summe ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.8m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Viburnum plicatum
Mariesii is an architectural shrub with 100% horizontal, tiered branches and profusion of flowers in late spring. It is a variety of Japanese snowball bush with pure white flowers, composed in umbrella-shaped terminal panic ...
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 - 4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Viburnum plicatum
Pink Sensation is quite untypical variety of Japanese snowball. It was selected and in 1953 introduced by Carl Kern from Wyoming Nursery in Ohio, USA, which is why it can also be found under one of its many alternative name ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 1.8m 1.5 - 2m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Viburnum x burkwoodii
Burkwood viburnum is a garden hybrid between v.carlesii and v.utile made in England in 1924. It belongs to the most fragrant viburnums whose flowers people can smell from a distance of 7 or even 8 m ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3.5m 2 - 3m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Vitex agnus-castus
Chaste tree is a unique plant from the Mediterranean. Thanks to its healing power it is often used in medicine and homeopathy. We will however concentrate on its looks which are definitely worth an article. Its is an airy, low or mid-sized shrub with leaves that slightly resemble marijuana ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m