The trend for breeding smaller plants continues with Baby Lace Hydrangea. It is an all pop Hydrangea with creamy white, cone-shaped flowers. Its flowers are similarly shaped like Limelight Hydrangea but differ as it is a 4 x 4 compact plant. Baby Lace Hydrangea was developed by one of the worlds foremost Horticulturist and breeder, […]
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There was a blog article on this subject nearly a decade ago that has always made the plant geek in us laugh – calling Catalpa’s the Rodney Dangerfield of shade trees since they get no respect!
While warmer zones tend to have all the fun with spring blooming trees, those in colder regions can now add this beautiful bloomer to their pallet! Hardy from zones 2 through 8, Gladiator™ is an excellent ornament tree.
Pahl’s will have the Straight Talk Privet available for sale in April 2018 in both #2 & #5 sizes. We did have this new privet later in the season last year and it was very well received.
Looking ahead to Spring, Bailey Nurseries announces a new variety of Nannyberry!
I know this is not the best time of the year to do an article on roses, but when I heard that Screaming Neon Red Rose had won top prize at the Biltmore International Rose Trials, and it is a rose that I am familiar with, I couldn’t resist telling people about it.
For the October plant of the month I have chosen Fall Fiesta Sugar Maple. The choice was easy because of it’s beautiful fall color and because it is my wife Sara’s favorite tree.
What’s that stand of bright red branches poking out of the snow? It’s one of the lesser known winter thrills, dogwood shrubs with fiery stems.
The Engelmann’s spruce (Picea engelmanii) is seldom planted and seen in the Midwest, although an example of this slender pyramidal evergreen tree, which is much more graceful than the widely planted Colorado spruce, can be seen and admired at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.