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Hydrangea Sampler III

Hydrangea macrophylla SHOWSTOPPER ‘Double Hot Pink’ – Part of the HGTV plant collection, this cultivar features full clusters of starry deep pink double blooms that show well against the mid green foliage. It is a compact deciduous shrub that prefers part … Continue reading

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Pink-Flowered Rhododendrons III

Rhododendron ‘Fantastica’ (‘Mars’ x ‘Koichiro Wada’) – A bicolor rhododendron with prolific trusses of deep rose pink flowers with a white throat and faint green spotting. The dark green tapered leaves have a reverse of white indumentum. ‘Fantastica’ is also an … Continue reading

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A Rhododendron Sampler

Rhododendron ‘Goldkrone’ (syn. ‘Gold Crown’) ([R. wardii x ‘Alice Street’] x ‘Hachmann’s Marina’) – A Hachmann’s hybrid with tight trusses of 16-18 blooms. The individual flowers are a pale yellow (some say yellowish-green) with light red spotting. This RHS Award of … Continue reading

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A Camellia Sampler

Camellia x ‘Nicky Crisp’ – A hybrid Camellia with smaller semi-double pale pink (violet-pink when opening) blooms with yellow stamens showing when mature. It has a compact growth habit, making it useful for smaller urban gardens and for growing in containers. … Continue reading

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An Azalea Sampler

Rhododendron ‘Gumpo Red’ (Satsuki Hybrid) – The large blooms are more of a deep salmon-pink to rosy-red than they are a true crimson. These are frilled and borne in small clusters from mid to late spring. The foliage is evergreen and … Continue reading

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Yucca / Adam’s Needle

Yucca filamentosa ‘Bright Edge’ – A sharply variegated Yucca with bright green strap-like leaves that are generously edged in a rich golden-yellow. It is smaller growing than the species and is quite drought tolerant once established. ‘Bright Edge’ produces 3 to … Continue reading

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Fragrant Shrubs II

Syringa BLOOMERANG ‘Dark Purple’ (syn. ‘SMSJBP7’) – A new addition to the BLOOMERANG Series with larger deep purple flowers in spring, with a repeat bloom from midsummer into autumn. It is a Proven Winners shrub and is taller than the earlier … Continue reading

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