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Plant of the Month: Prolific Blooming Viburnum plicatum 'Popcorn'

Real flower power! That’s how the cultivar Viburnum plicatum ‘Popcorn’ is described by experts. It flowers earlier and more prolifically than similar varieties, which is just one of the reasons it earned the ...

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Plant of the Month: Winter Hardy ‘Hicksii’ Yew

Evergreen shrubbery plays a critical role in landscape design. There great cultivars made especially for screening, hedging, or foundation planting. All you have to decide is what type of plant is best suited to your needs. One of our favorite options is the Hicksii yew, specifically the hybrid ...

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Plant of the Month: Cornus kousa Chinensis (Chinese Dogwood)

Every spring and summer, flowering dogwoods put on a gorgeous display. Their profuse blooms come in shades of showy white, pink, light green, red, and cream. And their abundance of flowers gives them almost universal appeal.

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Plant of the Month: Late Blooming Magnolia ‘Ann’

Flowering trees that can liven up your garden in spring with brilliant flowers are always in high demand. The good news is that the genus Magnolia contains about 100 species (including hybrid cultivars) of deciduous and evergreen trees to choose from. Almost all feature large simple leaves and ...

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Plant of the Month: Clethra alnifolia “Sweet Pepperbush”

Deciduous shrubs with fragrant summer blooms are a must-have for any landscape project. Bringing both beauty and ambiance, these shrubs are a fantastic way to enhance any garden, whether naturalized, wild, or heavily landscaped. The key is to choose a shrub that is both low maintenance and ...

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Plant of the Month: Thuja Occidentalis ‘Thin Man’

Needled evergreens are some of our favorite foliage. Not only are they attractive year-round—holding their vibrant green color even in winter—but they also tend to be hardy, heat tolerant, and easy to prune. They also are relatively fast-growing and low-maintenance, which means they are an ...

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Plant of the Month: Cryptomeria japonica ‘Yoshino’

Evergreens are a value-add to any landscape. They are attractive year-round, resistant to the cold, and many provide wonderful fragrance for homeowners to enjoy. They also tend to grow large and live for a long time (hundreds of years), making them an excellent choice for windscreens, borders, ...

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Plant of the Month: Syringa Patula ‘Miss Kim’

Lilacs are renowned for their colorful and fragrant panicles. There are few spring bloomers more desirable when it comes to their splendor. After all, who doesn’t love a gorgeous purple, magenta, white, pink, or bluish-colored flower in the spring?

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Plant of the Month: Buxus ‘Green Mountain’

We love the look and feel of boxwood evergreens. From low hedges to well-designed topiaries and focal points, buxus offers homeowners an elegant and timeless solution for both formal and informal landscapes. Every species of shrub and tree offers something unique.

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Plant of the Month: Viburnum Alleghany

It seems unfair for a nursery to choose a favorite plant above all others. It’s like a parent choosing a favorite child. You’re not supposed to do that! We’ll side step that sticky issue by choosing a favorite for just this month. Although all the plants we grow here have wonderful ...

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