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Evergreen Japanese Azaleas

Rhododendron x ‘Hino-crimson’ (Kurume Hybrid) – One of the most popular Japanese azaleas and for good reason. It bears hundreds of small single, bright crimson flowers that literally smother the foliage from April to May. This Award of Garden Merit … Continue reading

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Running Bamboo

Semiarundinaria fastuosa – Narihira or Temple Bamboo makes a good informal hedge or screen due to its density and averages about 20-25′ tall at maturity in coastal gardens. The young culms (1.5″ diameter) are deep green, turning reddish as they … Continue reading

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Shrubs with Burgundy-Red Foliage

Corylus avellana ‘Red Majestic’ – A new option in contorted Hazelnut or Harry Lauder’s Walking Stick with leaves that emerge burgundy-red and mature to green – which makes this deciduous shrub entirely burgundy in spring and somewhat two-toned in summer. … Continue reading

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Meidiland Landscape Roses

Rosa ‘Bonica’ (syn. ‘Bonica ’82’ ‘Meidomonac’) ((Rosa sempervirens x ‘Mlle. Marthe Carron’) x ‘Picasso’) (Meilland 1981) – The first shrub rose to win an AARS award (in 1987), which also went on the win an Award of Merit in 1993. … Continue reading

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Variegated Broadleaf Evergreen Shrubs

Rhododendron ‘Goldflimmer’ – The bright gold inset variegation of this rhododendron is so attractive, that the flowers almost seem incidental. That said, the pale lavender-purple trusses that appear mid-spring nicely compliment the foliage. ‘Goldflimmer’ grows 3-4′ tall by 4-5′ wide … Continue reading

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