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A Berry Sampler II

Vaccinium BLUEBERRY GLAZE (syn. ‘ZF08-095′) – A hybrid blueberry which is part of the BrazelBerries series of compact berry bushes which can be grown in containers. It produces small, dark blue berries in midsummer with a strong wild blueberry flavour. The … Continue reading

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Clematis XI

Clematis EDDA (syn. ‘Evipo074′) (Evison 2014) – This member of the Boulevard collection is ideal for growing in containers on patios or balconies. It features lavender-purple blooms highlighted with a raspberry bar that are produced on new wood from late May … Continue reading

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Petunias III / Petunia x hybrida

Petunia x hybrida ‘Cascadias Rim Magenta’ – A trailing petunia with abundant smaller blooms of a deep magenta-purple exquisitely edged in ivory. These are borne from late May through to October with regular feeding with higher phosphorus. ‘Cascadia Rim Magenta’ is … Continue reading

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Sempervivum III / Hens & Chicks

Senpervivum ‘Glowing Embers’ (Ed Skrocki 1973) –  This Hen & Chick cultivar has bronze (reddish-orange) foliage all winter long with green new growth in the center during spring. The tips of the leaflets are often highlighted in red and the plants … Continue reading

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Clematis X

Clematis SAMARITAN JO (syn. ‘Evipo075′) (Evison 2013) – A compact clematis bred for growing in containers or for use in small urban gardens. It flowers from May to September with single to semi-double blooms of silvery-white with distinct purplish-pink margins. Tolerates … Continue reading

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Hosta XI / Plantain Lily

Hosta ‘Chantilly Lace’ (Lachman 1988) – This cross of ‘Calypso’ and ‘Halcyon’ features blue-green leaves with pale yellow margins that fade to a creamy-white. The foliage is tapered and lightly veined, eventually forming a dense crown. White flowers are borne on … Continue reading

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Blueberries with Autumn Colour

Vaccinium x ‘Blueberry Glaze’ – This dwarf midseason BrazelBerry blueberry features glossy boxwood-like foliage that shifts to a beautiful burgundy-red in fall. It bears small bluish-black berries with a strong wild blueberry flavour. ‘Blueberry Glaze’ works well in containers and can … Continue reading

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