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Quercus/Oak (con't)
English Oak
Quercus robur
Height: 60' Spread: 50' Zone: 4
A majestic tree with a very wide spreading crown, a short sturdy trunk, and deeply fissured gray-brown bark. Small leaves with rounded lobes are green until late fall, then turn brown and persist well into winter. Cold hardiness varies. Not drought tolerant.
Available: B&B: 11/2", 2", 21/2", 3", 31/2"
Bare Root: 11/2", 2", 21/2", 3"
Northern Red Oak
Quercus rubra
Height: 60' Spread: 50-70' Zone: 4
Fast-growing native oak. Will branch upright when young and then spread dramatically with age, often broader than tall when spacing permits. Green leaves turn brick red in fall. Often planted in golf courses and parks.
Available: B&B: 11/2", 2", 21/2", 3", 31/2"
Bare Root: 11/2", 2", 21/2", 3"
Rhamnus/Buckthorn
Fine Line Buckthorn
Rhamnus frangula 'Ron Williams'
Height: 5-7' Spread: 1-2' Zone: 3
Upright, narrowly columnar, deciduous alder buckthorn cultivar. Fern-like dark green foliage. Produces few flowers and nonviable fruit to prevent invasiveness. Very adaptable and low maintenance. Deer resistant. Attractive and environmentally-friendly replacement for older, weedy varieties.
Available: Container: #3 (2')
Rhododendron
Rhododendron catawbiense (large leaf)
Popular ornamental evergreen with medium to long, elliptical leaves and large, clustered, trusses of showy flowers blooming in May. Form may be low and mounding to gangly and almost tree-like with age. Grow best in well-drained, acid soil, and partial shade. Zone 4.
Variety: Height Spread:            Bloom:
Alba6-8'6'                       White
Boursault5-8'5-6'                   Lavender
Bubblegum4-6'4-6'                   Light Pink
Capistrano3-5'5-6'                   Yellow
Double Besse4'4'                       Rasberry Red
English Roseum4-10'5-10'                 Pink
Nova Zembla3'3'                       Red
Purple Passion5'5'                       Violet-purple
Available: B&B: 15", 18", 2', 21/2', 3'
Container: #3 (18")
Rhododendron 'PJM' Hybrids (small leaf)
A group of smaller-leaf hybrids originated at Weston Nurseries in Massachusetts. Dense, compact growth habit. Foliage turns purple-plum color in winter. Heavy lavender-pink blooms in early spring (Olga Mezitt and PJM Elite bloom later than PJM).
Variety: Height Spread:            Bloom:
Olga Mezitt2-4'3-4'                   Bright Pink
PJM4-6'3-4'                   Lavender-pink
PJM Compacta3-4'3-4'                   Lavender-pink
PJM Elite4-6'2-3'                   Lavender-pink
Available: B&B: 15", 18", 2', 21/2', 3'
Container: #3 (15")
Salix/Willow
Dappled Willow
Salix integra 'Hakura Nishiki'
Height: 4-6' Spread: 5-7' Zone: 4
Striking variegation on this upright deciduous shrub. New leaves mostly white with a bright pink tinge. Older leaves splashed white with green. Light yellow fall color. Fast grower but easily kept smaller by pruning. Deer resistant.
Available: Container: #3 (18")
Spiraea/Spirea
Tor Birchleaf Spirea
Spiraea betulifolia 'Tor'
Height: 2-3' Spread: 2-3' Zone: 4
Birchleaf cultivar grows in a dense, compact mound. Tiny white flowers in late spring. Dark green foliage turns to shades of orange, red and purple in fall. Tolerates a wide range of soils.
Available: Container: #3 (18")
Anthony Waterer Spirea
Spiraea x bumalda 'Anthony Waterer'
Height: 2-3' Spread: 3-4' Zone: 5
Very attractive pink flowers in summer. Foliage emerges brown-red, matures to green, then turns red to purple in fall. Deciduous. Attracts butterflies.
Available: Container: #3 (18")
Goldflame Spirea
Spiraea x bumalda 'Goldflame'
Height: 3-4' Spread: 4-5' Zone: 4
Compact, mounded deciduous shrub. Lime green foliage. Bright pink flowers bloom in early summer. Responds well to trimming. Attracts butterflies.
B&B: 15", 18", 2', 21/2'
Bare Root: 15", 18", 2', 3'
Container: #3 (18")
Gold Mound Spirea
Spiraea x bumalda 'Gold Mound'
Height: 3' Spread: 5' Zone: 4
Low mounded shrub with vibrant gold spring foliage, accented by attractive pink flowers. Foliage becomes yellowish-green in summer, then yellowish-orange in fall. Deciduous.
Available: Container: #3 (15")
Neon Flash Spirea
Spiraea x bumalda 'Neon Flash'
Height: 3' Spread: 4' Zone: 4
Intense pink blooms late spring through fall. Compact, mounded deciduous shrub. Green foliage changes to dark burgundy in fall. Vigorous grower, responds well to trimming. Attracts butterflies.
Available: B&B: 15", 18", 2', 21/2'
Bare Root: 15", 18", 2', 3'
Container: #3 (18")
Mini-Gold Spirea
Spiraea japonica 'Mini-Gold'
Height: 18" Spread: 2' Zone: 4
A dwarf version of Gold Mound Spirea. Pink flowers in May and June.
Available: Container: #3(15")
Magic Carpet Spirea
Spiraea japonica 'Walbuma'
Height: 2' Spread: 2' Zone: 3
Stunning display of rich red new growth in spring, changing to a range of chartreuse, yellow-gold, and orange in the summer, to bronze, burgundy, and russet reds in the fall. The colors complement showy clusters of deep pink flowers in early summer. Dwarf, compact habit. Deciduous.
Available: Container: #3(15")
Shirobana Spirea
Spiraea japonica 'Shirobana'
Height: 3' Spread: 3-4' Zone: 4
Compact, mounded deciduous shrub. Rich green foliage. Displays up to three different colors of blooms, varying from white to bright pink to a darker, reddishpink, all on the same plant. Blooms late spring through summer months. Regular trimming prolongs and intensifies flowers. Attracts butterflies.
Available: B&B: 15", 18", 2', 21/2', 3'
Bare Root: 18", 2'
Container: #3 (15")
Van Houtte Spirea
Spiraea x vanhouttei
Height: 6-8' Spread: 4-6' Zone: 4
Widely adaptable deciduous shrub with slender arching branches and a compact, vase-shaped habit. Also known as Bridal Wreath Spirea, produces a thick cascade of showy white flowers blooming in spring. Small green leaves turn purplish in fall. Rapid grower, useful as screen or specimen. Attracts butterflies.
Available: B&B: 18", 2', 3', 4'
Bare Root: 18", 2', 3'
Container: #3 (15")
Syringa/Lilac
Dwarf Korean Lilac
Syringa meyeri 'Palibin'
Height: 4-5' Spread: 5-7' Zone: 3
Dense, rounded-oval, twiggy deciduous shrub. Prolifically blooming, lavenderpink, sweetly fragrant single flowers bloom in spring. Polished leaves, deeply green and somewhat leathery. Deciduous.
Available: Container: #3 (15")
Miss Kim Korean Lilac
Syringa patula 'Miss Kim'
Height: 6-7' Spread: 5-6' Zone: 3
Lavender-pink flowers noted for outstanding sweet and spicy fragrance. Ovalrounded, compact form with dark, glossy green foliage. Latest bloomer of all lilacs, late spring well into summer. Foliage turns deep burgundy to purple in fall, unique among lilacs. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Deciduous.
Available: Container: #3 (18")
Ivory Silk Tree Lilac
Syringa reticulata 'Ivory Silk'
Height: 20' Spread: 15' Zone: 3
Oval-rounded, densely branched cultivar that is more compact than the parent species. Fragrant ivory white flowers bloom heavily from late spring to summer. Dark green leaves turn yellow in fall. Very popular street tree.
Available: B&B: 11/2, 13/4", 2", 21/2", 3"