Baby Blue Eyes Dwarf Spruce

Picea pungens 'Baby Blue Eyes'

Zone: 2-8

Height: 15-30'

Spread: 15'

Shape: Pyramidal

Exposure:  Full Sun to Part shade

Notes: Slow-growing, semi-dwarf Colorado Spruce that is useful for confined spaces. Dense, eye-catching silvery-blue foliage that holds its color well throughout the year. Low maintenance.

Blue Totem Spruce

Picea pungens Fastigata

'Blue Totem'

Zone: 3-8

Height: 12-15'

Spread: 2-3'

Shape: Upright

Exposure:  Full Sun/Part shade

Notes: Powder blue-green needles. Extremely tight branching and upright growth makes this a wonderful vertical accent in any garden. Will hold up well to heavy snow loads due to narrow shape.


St. Mary's Broom Spruce

Picea pungens

'St. Mary's Broom'

Zone: 2-8

Height: 15-18"

Spread: 18-24"

Shape: Globe

Exposure:  Full Sun/Part shade

Notes: A dwarf blue colored specimen that has relatively long, widely angled needles maintains its mounding shape without tendency to develop an upright leader.

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Northwind Maple

Acer x pseudosieboldianum

Zone: 4-7

Height: 20'

Spread: 15'

Shape: Broad Upright

Exposure:  Full Sun to Part shade

Notes: North Wind combines the durability of the Korean maple with the beauty of a Japanese maple. Leaves emerge red in the spring, changing to light green in summer, and then to dramatic orange-scarlet in the fall.

Sundancer Poplar

Populus x 'ACWS151'

Zone: 3-6

Height: 40'

Spread: 10'

Shape: Columnar

Exposure:  Full Sun

Notes: Hardy, Cotton-free, fast growing, columnar hybrid poplar showing good resistance to disease and pests. Recently developed in the Canadian prairie region.

Blackhaw Viburnum Tree

Viburnum Prunifolium

Zone: 3-9

Height: 40'

Spread: 10'

Shape: Upright

Exposure:  Full Sun/Part shade

Notes: White, flat-topped flowers appear in spring followed by blue-black, berry-like drupes that persist into winter. Attracts wildlife.


Glow Girl Spirea

Spiraea betuifolia 'Tor Gold'

Zone: 3-8

Height: 2-3'

Spread: 2-3'

Shape: Mounded

Exposure:  Full Sun/Part shade

Notes: Gold-leafed version of 'Tor Birch Leaf'. Sunny yellow foliage holds its color. Flower buds emerge pink and open to white. Great fall color.


Black Tower Elder

Sambucus nigra 'Eiffel 1'

Zone: 4-8

Height: 6-8'

Spread: 3-4'

Shape: Upright

Exposure:  Full Sun/Part shade

Notes: Fantastic burgundy colored foliage on this upright shrub creates a garden spire to behold. Softly cut edges provide an elegant texture. Bright pink flowers are followed by blackish red berries that provide seasonal forage for wildlife.

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Standing Ovation Serviceberry

Amelanchier alnifolia 'Standing Ovation'

Zone: 3-8

Height: 15'

Spread: 8'

Shape: Upright, Oval

Exposure:  Full Sun/Part shade

Notes: Upright oval form adds a vertical element to small spaces. Covered in white flowers each spring, which can produce edible berries. Great red and orange fall color. Can be hedged.

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Amber Jubilee Ninebark

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Jefam'

Zone: 2-7

Height: 5-6'

Spread: 4'

Shape: Upright, Rounded

Exposure:  Full Sun/Part shade

Notes: Striking glowing foliage with tones of orange, yellow and gold. Fall foliage is highlighted with tones of red and purple, making this ninebark appealing over the entire season.

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Manhattan Lights Lupine

Lupinus 'Manhattan Lights'

Zone: 4-8

Height: 24-36"

Spread: 24-30"

Bloom Color: Purple, Yellow

Exposure:  Full Sun

Notes: Spectacular glistening purple and yellow  two-tone flowers. Sturdy stems and large dense flower stalks. Deadhead to promote re-blooming.

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Cheyenne Spirit Coneflower

Echinacea 'Cheyenne Spirit'

Zone: 4-9

Height: 24-30"

Spread: 18-20"

Bloom Color: Mixed

Exposure:  Full Sun

Notes: Provides a mix of colors including gold, red, orange, cream, purple and yellow. Each plant is unique and all are beautiful bloomers.

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Sun King Aralia

Aralia cordata 'Sun King'

Zone: 4-8

Height: 28-36"

Spread: 28-36"

Bloom Color: Mixed

Exposure:  Part Shade

Notes: This gold aralia makes a bold statement in a shady spot. Emerges in the spring with large gold leaves that will remain gold throughout the season in part shade. In full shade foliage will be more chartreuse. Shelter from strong winds.

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Tiny Tortuga Chelone

Aralia cordata 'Sun King'

Zone: 3-8

Height: 12-15"

Spread: 10"

Bloom Color: Dark Pink

Exposure: Full Sun/Part Shade

Notes: Uniquely shaped, dark pink flowers in clusters. Thick, dark green leaves. Spreads slowly. Deer resistant.

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Above & Beyond Climbing Rose

Rosa 'Above and Beyond'

Zone: 3-7

Height: 9-13'

Spread: Varies

Bloom Color: Light Apricot

Bloom Cycle: Recurrent

Fragrance: Mild Spice

Exposure: Full Sun

Notes: New, large flowered climber is unique for colder climates. Combines extreme cane hardiness, reliable spring flowering, and vigorous growth. Buds open orange and develop into clusters of light apricot blossoms. Disease resistant.

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Tropical Lightening Tender Rose

Rosa 'OrAlodsem' PPAF

Zone: 6-9

Height: 8'

Spread: Varies

Bloom Color: Orange w/ Cream

Bloom Cycle: Recurrent

Fragrance: Fruity, Apple-like

Exposure: Full Sun/Part Shade

Notes: Fantastic, one-of-a-kind  flower that has a bright sunset-like orange color with streaks of creamy-yellow stripes. A layer of faint purple smoke creates a combo that looks like a stormy sky. Very glossy leaves.

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Twilight Zone  Grandiflora Rose

Rosa 'Twilight Zone'

Zone: 5-10

Height: 3-5'

Spread: 2-4'

Bloom Color: Deep Amethyst

Bloom Cycle: Recurrent

Fragrance: Clove & Citrus

Exposure: Full Sun

Notes: Fat buds open to very double old fashioned flowers of deep velvet purple with a wisp of smoke. Strong scent.

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