Mark's Highlights

Black Gum

Red Rage® features deep green, high gloss summer foliage that resists leaf spot, fall color is a bright red, a real show stopper.

Ginkgo Autumn Gold

It is the only surviving member of a group of ancient plants. It features distinctive two-lobed, somewhat leathery, fan-shaped, rich green leaves. Leaves turn bright yellow in fall. 'Autumn Gold' is an all-male cultivar.

Goldenrain

Lantern-like seed capsules are blushed with pink. Unusual for its foliage that holds up nicely in summer heat, its leaves are darker green, smoother and more glossy that typical of the species. Bright yellow flowers in large clusters, it is appreciated for its symmetry, heat resistance, and improved foliage quality.

Hydrangea Bloom Struck

Incredibly beautiful red-purple stems, dark green leaves with red petioles and red veins, which give great contrast to your other garden shrubs. Depending on soil pH, you can have vivid rose-pink or purple hydrangea flower heads.

Kentucky Coffeetree

This Beauty has huge doubly compound leaves give this tree a tropical feel, and the arching branches present an elm-like form. This is a seedless selection. Good tolerance of heat, drought, and cold.

Korean Fir

Under sides of the needles curl upward showing off the brilliant silvery underside. The curl of the needles also creates a contrast of the emerald green top side of the needles, these contrasts create an ever-changing prism of light and color.

Lilac Tree Snowdance

Exceptionally heavy bloomer, flowering at an earlier age than the species. Large, fragrant panicles of creamy white bloom in June. This sterile variety produces no untidy, brown seedheads. Dark green foliage.

Omomuki Daylily

Excellent 5" ruffled clear yellow blossoms with a bright green throat, a light fragrance, and an extended blooming time.Well-branched and heavily budded scapes and is a great all around performer.

Trumpetvine Atomic Red

Dark red buds open to orange-red trumpet-like flowers that deepen in color as they mature. Tubular flowers are larger than the species measuring 3-4 inches long.

Plants of Interest

Trees

Pea Weeping

Cargana arborescens ‘Walker’ - Bright yellow flowers developing inspring, foliage is a very fine and wispy. Easy to grow and tolerates many soils conditions, great plant for small spaces.

Lilac Dwarf Korean grafted on standard

Syringa meyeri ‘Palibin - A dwarf,  lilac with reddish-purple buds opening to pale lilac that has quite fragrant flowers. Blooms profusely in mid-May and first flowers at an early age. This can be in tree form or shrub.

Sourwood

(Oxydendrum) - In late summer, its delicate panicles of fragrant, urn-shapedflowers hang down, decorating the tree in white. The blossoms, resemble lily-of-the-valley, are followed by yellowish seed that makes a striking contrast to bright red foliage. It makes an outstanding specimen for a prominent

Magnolia Sunburst

A very fine variety, from intense green buds deep-yellow flowersopen one right after another on this lovely small tree.

Magnolia Northeran Belle

Magnolia virginiana ‘Northern Belle’- The hardiest andmost evergreen variety of sweetbay magnolias. It grows rapidly and it blooms for most of June and July, with flowers somewhat larger than normal verities and very sweet-smelling.

Crabapple Ruby Tears Weeping

Malus Ruby Tears- Pink blossoms in early Maybacked by colorful foliage on naturally weeping, branches. Small bright red berries appear in late summer, great for  wildlife.

Crabapple Tina

Malus sargintii ‘Tina’- Dense, dwarf form whose profuse bright redbuds open to single white flowers that mature into small red fruit. Small tree with spreading and somewhat pendulous branches makes a striking specimen.

Maple Fall Fiesta

Acer saccharum ‘Bailsta’-  Fast growing Suger Maple, shade treewith dark green summer foliage, featuring a fiery blend of fall colors ranging from yellow to orange and red; a large tree, best in larger landscapes.

Maple Paper Bark

Acer griseum- Beautiful tree with an oval to rounded  and openhabit. Soft green leaves turn scarlet in fall. Very distinctive and elegant with age, as its sheets of bark peel to reveal cinnamon-brown new bark. Excellent small landscape specimen.

Urban Pinnacle Oak

Quercus macrocarpa ‘Urban Pinnacle’ -  Straight strong singlestemmed shade tree with dark glossy leaves, turns yellow in the fall. This is a narrow upright grower.

Fringe Tree

Chionanthus virginicus- Small tree with upright branches, soft green leaveswith clusters of fringe-like blooms.

Shrubs

Cleary Pine

Pinus parviflora 'Cleary' Japanese White Pine. Compact, slow growing evergreen witch has very nice silver and blue foliage. Hard to come by tree but one of the best of all conifers. Slow grow.

Spruce Pumila

Picea abies ‘Pumila’ - Attractive, globe-shaped evergreen shrub holds atight center unlike other dwarf spruces. Spreading habit useful as a landscape accent. Interesting blue-green needles cover dense branches.

Larch weeping

Larix deciduas ‘Pendula’ -  Exciting, irregularly drooping branches,with soft, fluffy, green needles that become brilliant yellow in fall. Deciduous looking like an evergreen.

White pine weeping

Pinus strobes ‘Pendula’ - Weeping and trailing small tree,features soft blue needles, forms a small weeping accent plant  beautiful if properly grown.

Hemlock Weeping

Tsuga Canadensis ‘Pendula’ - Beautiful specimen, slowly forminga multi-layered mound of greenery. Its horizontally speading branches are covered with smaller weeping branches clothed in short, dark green needles. It looks great growing over a rocks, or in a rock garden.

Alaska Blue Weeping Cedar

Chamaecyparis nootkatensis Glauca Pendula -Excellent specimen tree that features a strong central leader with widely-spaced ascending to arching to horizontal branches from which droop  flattened sprays of scale-like blue-green to gray-green leaves.

Juniper Blue Star grafted on standard

Juniper squamata ‘Blue Star’ - Attractivesparkling blue foliage on dense, spreading branches grafted on upright standard, little to no maintence   required. Makes a great accent plant, works well with purple foliage plants.

Buckthorn Fineline

Rhamnus frangula ‘Ron Williams’- Lacy fern-like foliagecombine’s with a narrow columnar habit make this a great  plant for adding texture and shape to the landscape. Also makes a narrow hedge, or accent specimen. Foliage turns yellow in fall.

Sprice Cupressiano

Picea abies ‘Cupressina’ - Clumnar selection, use as a specimen,or framing in the landscape. Slender, uniform growth habit with dense branching, dark green evergreen needles.

Willow Dapple

Salix integra ‘Hakuro Nishiki’– Fast growing weeping branchesdisplay striking pink stems, surrounded by foliage mottled in white, green and pink highlights. The brightly colored stems add winter interest.

Hydrangea Bloomstruck

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Bloomstruck’ - Incrediblybeautiful red-purple stems, dark green leaves with red petioles and red veins, which give great contrast to your landscape. Adjust the PH for more pink or blue.

Hydrangea Bobo

Hydrangea paniculata ‘Ilvobo’ Bobo– This one will be engulfed byenormous creamy white flowers in summer, providing a nonstop show until frost. Later in the season flowers turn a pinkish hue.

Hydrangea Increadaball

Hydrangea arborescens ‘Abetwo Incrediball’ – Huge flowerheads, very reliable and beautiful. Flowers open green, then mature to white. Very sturdy stems hold the blooms upright. Blooms on new growth, so this one will be blooming all season every season.

Hydrangea Ruby Slippers

Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Ruby Slippers’- Exceptionallylarge, white blooms in summer quickly age to deep pink. Dark green, deeply lobed oakleaf foliage turns brilliant wine color in fall. Much more compact form works well in smaller landscapes.

Spruce Blue Weeping

Picea pungens 'Pendula - No two plants are alike, the stronglyweeping branches and irregularly spreading and drooping top create a unique, bright silvery-blue specimen. A striking focal point when combined with purple plants.

Spruce White Weeping

Picea glauca ‘Pendula’- Pendulous branches covered withshort, densely packed needles, gives this plant a graceful, weeping effect to the landscape. Makes a great specimen.

Wiegela Spilled Wine

Weigela florida ‘Bokraspiwi’- Hot pink-magenta tubularflowers, this is a smaller plant that is wider than it is tall. Its foliage, a dark black-purple with an attractive wavy margin, that will not fade to green like some older selections.

Hydrangea Quick Fire

Hydrangea paniculata ‘Bulk’- Quick Fire blooms about amonth before other Hydrangea’s  and flowers year after year. Flowers open white then turn pink as summer progresses.

Ninebark Little Devil

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Donna May' -  Exciting improvementin ninebark has an upright spreading habit and fine textured, dark foliage that sets it apart from other older verities of ninebarks. Clusters of small purplish-white flowers in June witch contrasts nicely with the burgundy foliage.

Hydrangea Climbing

Hydrangea anomala petiolaris - Vigorous, climbing vine withglossy foliage that clings to surfaces. Magnificent lace cap form blooms.

Arborvitae Spring Grove

Thuja plicata ‘Grovepli’ - Excellent landscape plant thatgrows quickly, works well as a screen, or as a specimen.

Perennials

Clematis Tie Dye

This is a  new color pattern for clematis, has bright purple flowerswith pale lavender to white marbling that starts in the center of each flower and moves to the outside edges.

Japanese Forest Grass

Hakonechloa macra ‘All Gold & Aureola’ - A graceful,colorful grass  for shady areas. Slender stems hold bright golden-yellow foliage having the effect of a tiny bamboo. Great color accent in borders or as a specimen. Works well with blue hostas.

Shenandoah Switch Grass

Panicum virgatum ‘Shenandoah’ – This beauty isunmatched for foliage color. Fast growing green leaves emerge with red tips in spring, darkens through summer, then turning burgundy in the fall. Very airy reddish-pink flowers in summer.