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Ajuga reptans
Burgundy Glow, sometimes also called Tricolor, is a variegated form of groundcovering bugleweed. Its evergreen leaves are dull green, ovate, margined creamy white, and emerge with burgundy red hues and pink margins. From Ap ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.2m 0.5 - 0m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ajuga reptans 'Binblasca'
BLACK SCALLOP bugle boasts extremely glossy and very handsome foliage of near-black colour. The leaves are evergreen, scalloped, and anything from dark wine red or deep maroon to dark brown. In June and early July rise only ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.2m 0.5 - 0m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Andromeda polifolia
Blue Ice is a variety of bog rosemary with bright silvery blue leaves. They are linear-lance-shaped, 2-3 cm long. Urn-shaped flowers appear from mid spring until early summer and are light pink. It is a slow growing, mound-forming or ground-covering. It loves moist to wet pla ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.6m 0.6 - 1m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Andromeda polifolia
Blue Lagoon is a Bog rosemary with clear blue-grey leaves with silvery hues. They are evergreen, linear-lance-shaped, rosemary-like, 2-3 cm long. Urn-shaped, soft pink flowers appear from mid spring (April/May) and often la ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.4 - 0.8m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Andromeda polifolia
Compacta is a dwarf bog rosemary with green foliage and profusion of light pink flowers. Leaves are rosemary-like, linear-lance-shaped, 2-3 cm long. Urn-shaped flowers are paler than on Nikko variety and appear in abund ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.3m 0.2 - 0.4m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Arbutus unedo
Compacta is a strawberry tree selection found many years ago as a seedling of the species. It boasts a neat and well-behaved habit, dense branching, and improved hardiness. Its evergreen leaves are narrowly obovate, 5-7 cm ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Asplenium scolopendrium (syn. phyllitis s.)
Hart’s tongue fern is an attractive species with large, evergreen leaves. It was widespread in Europe, West Asia, and North America but in some locations including Czech Republic it is already listed among endangered species. Hart’s tongue fern is t ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.4 - 0.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Asplenium scolopendrium (syn. phyllitis s.)
Crispum is a hart’s tongue fern variety from the undulatum group. Its narrow leaves are similar to Angustatum variety but exhibit gently crested margins. The ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.4 - 0.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Asplenium scolopendrium (syn. phyllitis s.)
Cristatum is a hart’s tongue fern variety with heavily crested leaves of irregular shape. The leaf blades are not elongated as on the species and are shorter, only some 20-30 cm long. The plants form smaller, denser t ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.3m 0.3 - 0.4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Aucuba japonica
This evergreen shrub of Japanese aucuba is a commonly known favourite especially in Britain and in milder parts of humid regions of Germany and Benelux. The first specimen was brought from Japan to Europe in 1783, and has been sought after ever since for its beautifully varigated/golden-spott ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Aucuba japonica
Rozannie is an elegant variety of Japanese aucuba. Some might think that it looks too ordinary compared to the other varieties with coloured leaves but the truth is that not every landscape needs a splash of variegated foliage. Rozannie is a compact aucuba shrub with deep green, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Aucuba japonica var. longifolia
Salicifolia is a Japanese laurel variety from the longifolia group. It has very attractive, evergreen, partially drooping, narrowly lance-shaped leaves that are highly glossy and almost lack typical serration at marg ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.5m 0.8 - 1.8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Amoena is a Japanese azalea with small to mid-sized, bright, deep fuchsia pink flowers, hose in hose, that totall cover the plant when in full bloom. They come out in mid May and continue until early June. Thanks to their bright colour it will light up the daker corners of your ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.8m 0.4 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Anouk is an extraordinary variety of dwarf habit but with large flowers. It grows slowly into a ground-covering shriu with less conspicuous horizontal layers. The flowers are pink and rather wide, when in full bloom they look as if someone dropped a basket of freshly cut rhododendron f ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.6m 0.5 - 1m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Arabesk is an attractive variety of Japanese azalea with large, deep red flowers. They come out in profusion from mid until end May. The evergreen foliage is dark green, with some burgundy red shades in autumn and winter, changing back to green before it starts flowering. This a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.8m 0.4 - 1m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Blaauw’s Pink has attractive, salmon pink small flowers with slightly darker throat. It has irregular growth and belongs to mid-sized azalea. Leaves are mid to dark green, ovate, only about 2-3 cm long. In semi-shade and shade they remain on the shrub throughout winter, if pla ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Canzonetta is a Japanese azalea bred by Hans Hachmann in 1987, and is still among the most popular varieties until today. The reasons are rich colour, compact shape, and reliable evergreen foliage.
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.6 - 1.3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Elsie Lee is a fantastic Japanese azalea variety bred already in 1960. It produces large, 5-7 cm across, double flowers of pastel pink colour. They come out in profusion usually from mid May for 2-3 weeks. Evergreen leaves ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 1m 0.6 - 1m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
F.C.F. is, so far, a non-registered variety of Japanese azalea from Italy. This small shrub produces abundance of semi-double flowers already in mid May. They are rich pink and completely cover the plant. The evergreen leav ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.3m 0.5 - 1.3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Fete des Meres (Mother’s Day) is a Japanese azalea bred and introduced by August van Hecke from Belgium in 1970. It is a Kurume hybrid, though sometimes listed under Ghent azaleas, offering medium-large, single flower ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.3m 0.8 - 1.3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Another red flowering Japanese azalea from Hans Hachmann was bred in 1987 and was named Fridoline. It has medium-sized flowers: 4-4,5 cm wide of bright red colour. It blooms in late spring, from end May until mid June. Slow grower, mound-forming. Leaves are mid to dark green ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Hachmann's Rokoko is another beauty from the collection of dwarf or low growing Japanese azaleas bred by German rhodo/azalea guru Hans Hachmann. It produces medium large, about 5 cm across, semi-double flowers of rich pink ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.8 - 1.3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Hino Crimson (or Hino-Crimson) is an evergreen azalea with rich red flowers. They are 3-4 cm across and have prominently rounded petal tips. They come out in profusion usually from mid May for 2-3 weeks. Evergreen leaves ar ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.8 - 1.3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Johanna is extremely popular for its deep red flowers anddark leaves. It flowers so abundantly that leaves almost disappear under the cloud of flowers. It is a slow grower forming a nice, mounding, compact shrub. Small, ovate to rounded leaves are mid green as they emerge, turning d ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Kermesina Rose is a must have for everyone who likes varigated or multi-cloloured flowers. These are pink with a clear white margin. It is a slow grower forming an irregular, mounding, compact shrub. It may happen to this variety that a certain amount of flowers comes out without white ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Knigstein is an old fortress near Dresden, Germany, as well as a name for this Japanese azalea. It was bred at Pillnitzer castle gardens, close to Knigstein fortress. It is a slow and dense growing plant with profusion of large, 3-4 cm across, widely open, purple-violet flowers with ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.8m 1 - 1.3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Kurume azaleas are supposed to be a species of its own. Still, most of them were hybridized with other species or varieties so now they are all classified as Japanese azaleas, at least in commerce. Lysander is one of those ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.6 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Maruschka® is a lovely name for a lovely azalea. Who knows which Maruschka made the breeder Hans Hachmann give this gorgeous plant an East-European name in 1988. This Japanese azalea is a low growing plant with profusion of mid-sized bright red flowers in May. Wen in full b ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 1 - 1.3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Melina is a stunning variety of Japanese azalea. Its double or even triple flowers are bright pink and appear in rounded inflorescens late in the spring – end May/early June. It grows slowly and compact, spreading. Leaves are mid to dark green, ovate, only about 2-3 c ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Petticoat® is a beautiful variety bred by Hans Hachmann in 1988. It makes quite large, semi-double or almost fully double flowers that are pink with red dots. They come out in mid May for 2-3 weeks. Small, ovate to elliptic leaves are deep green in summ ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Purple Splendor is an old favourite with medium-sized, bright purple flowers with burgundy blotching and wavy margins of the petals. It belongs to the Gable hybrid group which means that its flowers appear later than on other Japanese azaleas – from end May until early June. It g ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Rosebud is an old variety of Kurume Japanese azalea bred an introduced by J.J.Chisholm in 1934. It bears unique, double flowers of soft pink colour. They look like those on Indian azaleas but are very hardy and bloom from m ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 0.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Schneeperle® is a gorgeous, pure white Japanese azalea from Hans Hachmann. Its double flowers are snow white and abundant. Individual flowers are abou 4-5 cm wide and come out from mid May until early June. It grows slowly, 10-year old plant is about 35 cm high and 55 cm wi ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.5 - 1.3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
After a success of variegated azalea cultivars Silver Sword and Hot Shot Variegated, there is a new one called Silver Qu ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.6 - 0.8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Sometimes variety names do tell what the plant looks like. Silver Sword is a Japanese azalea with narrow, elliptic leaves that are green in the cetre and almost white at the margins and with a little bit of imagination they may look like tiny swords. Pink flowers are mid-sized a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.6m 0.5 - 1.3m 6a   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Silvester is a Kurume hybrid of Japanese azalea. It has small, pale purple-pink fowers. These hybrids are renowned for their hardines and soil adaptibility. It flowers early, from end April until mid May. Slow grower, mound-forming. Leaves are mid to dark green, ovate, only ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.3 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Snow is a pure white variety with large, scented flowers. It grows moderately fast into an irregular-shaped shrub. Leaves are mid to dark green, ovate, only about 2-3 cm long. In semi-shade and shade they remain on the shrub throughout winter, if placed in full sun it might lose a g ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Stewartstonian is becoming the most sought-after evergreen azalea with red flowers. The red is soft, almost orangey red, as far as we can talk about orange in Japanese azaleas. It grows moderately and forms a fairly compact shrub that does not need to be pruned. Slightly glossy lea ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.8m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Vuyk’s Scarlet is an evergreen azalea from Kaempferi hybrids group, bred by C.B. van Nes & Sons from Dutch nursery town Boskoop in 1954. It produces large, 4-5 cm across, single, light magenta pink flowers with slight ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.6m 0.4 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica 'Hachbabu'
Japanese azalea BABUSCHKA® is Hans Hachmann’s introduction from 1998. It is a charming variety with semi-double to fully double, soft pink to pale salmon flowers. They are up to 4.2 cm across, open wide and bloom ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 0.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica 'Hiroko'
GEISHA PURPLE is another gem out of the GEISHA series of Japanese azaleas. It produces a profusion of small, hose in hose, semi-double, mauve purple flowers with frilled margins. Th ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.8 - 1.3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica 'Minsam7'
FLASH DANCE® is a modern series of evergreen azaleas from French nursery Minier from 2017. FLASH DANCE® SALMON produces large, single flowers that are soft salmon pink, an ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1m 0.8 - 1.3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica 'Minsam9'
FLASH DANCE® is a modern series of evergreen azaleas from French nursery Minier from 2017. FLASH DANCE® PINK produces semi-double flowers with two rows of larger petals, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1m 0.8 - 1.3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica 'Satschiko'
Satschiko azalea is sold under a trade name Geisha Orange and is really very close to orange. It has very soft red flowers with salmon orange tones. They open from late April and bl ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.8 - 1.3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica ('Christmas Cheer')
Ima-Shojo is a Japanese azalea whose alternative name is ‚Christmas Cheer‘. Wonder why if the Japanese original says ‘virgin’ … Anyway. This variety ha ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica (syn. 'Multiflorum')
Multiflora (or Multiflorum) is a small and compact Japanese azalea with rich purple red, double flowers. They are small to medium-sized, hose-in-hose, and open in profusion from mid ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea x
Aladdin Scout is a great Kurume azalea with profusion of soft red, large flowers. It blooms from end May until early June. Evergreen leaves are medium sized, deep green, and narrowly ovate. It grows medium fast in all direction forming a rounded bush. Azaleas can be clipped t ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 1.3m 0.6 - 1.3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea x
Dorothy Hayden has large, pure white, funnel-shape flowers that open from end May until late June. They pop up continuously unlike early Japanese azaleas that cover the whole plant with a mass of flowers. It grows slowly making a compact, low shrub does not need to be pruned. Everg ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea x
Martha Hitchcock is a true sensation azalea from Glenn Dale hybrid group. This beauty bears extra large flowers that are 6 cm across, white in the throat grading to neony pink towards the margins. The flowering plant looks like a thousand of pink torches all lit up at once. It s ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea x
Nuccio’s Lucky Charm is another fascinating Satsuki azalea. This hybrid bears medium-large flowers of dusky pink colour. The first buds begin to open on the first hot days of June (usually mid of the month) and continue blooming for as long as 4 weeks. It was bread by Nucc ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.6m 0.4 - 1.3m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea x
Nuccio’s Wild Cherry is one of those great Satsuki azaleas with large flowers. They are cherry red with a light burgundy red blotch. It was bread by Nuccio Nursery of Southern California wich is a leading nursery for Satsuki azaleas and camellias. The flowers appear from e ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.6m 0.5 - 1m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea x
Orchidea Empress is a gorgeous name for a gorgeous azalea. It is another of late flowering hybrids, this time with bright pink, hose-in-hose flowers that appear from about mid June for 3-4 weeks. It is never the whole shrub blooming, individual buds burst out continuously one by ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1.3m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea x
Royal Pink is a great name for a great plant. This Japanese azalea offers very large, double flowers of clear pink colour. They are 8-9 cm across and come out from mid May until early June. In late May the shrub is literally flooded by the profusion of flowers that almost comple ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea x
If you are fond of summer-flowering hybrid azaleas then this variety can easily become a jewel in your garden. Its name is Summer Sun and it is another Satsuki azalea. Soft red flowers look very attractive on the background of deep green foliage. They open in late June or early ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.6m 0.4 - 1.3m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea x
Verbania is a medium late hybrid azalea named after a spa town from North Italy, close to a nursery where it originated. It makes medium large, hose in hose, creamy white flowers with a very elegant, thin, salmon pink margi ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Berberis buxifolia
This low shrub is an attractive form of barberry. The main feature that distinguishes it from others is evergreen foliage. The leaves are 2-3 cm long, bright green, oblong or ovate with spiny tips. Unlike other barberries it has only very small thorns or is entirely spineless. Older leaves may turn ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Berberis julianae
Wintergreen barberry is another Chinese taxon. It is an impressive and hardy evergreen shrub with perhaps the largest leaves as well as spines in the group. Leaves are 4-8 cm long, 2-2.5 cm wide, narrowly elliptic, glossy, sharply serrated, soft green when they eme ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1.5 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Berberis linearifolia
Orange King is one of my favourite ‘royal couple’ barberry variety, right next to Apricot Queen. It makes a plentiful of small but fantastic deep oran ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Berberis x frikartii
Amstelveen is a Dutch variety of Frikart’s barberry from around 1960. It is a low, compact, fast growing shrub with elegant, arching branches. They are densely covered with small, 2-3 cm long, elliptic leaves with a s ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Berberis x lologensis
Apricot Queen is a popular variety of Lolog’s barberry producing incredible quantity of rich golden-orange flowers in May. They are about 2cm long, and hang in clusters of 3-7 flowers under every leaf so you can imagine how glowing it is in full bloom. Flower ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 3m 1 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Blechnum spicant
Hard fern is an evergreen fern with deep green, glossy leaves. The fronds are 30-50 cm long, erect. It dislikes direct sun and does best in partial shade or even deep shade. It needs moist, light and acidic soil. In shade it withstands drought. Fully hardy to -29C (USDA zone 5). Last upda ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.5 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia
Ashton’s Pride is an autumn flowering camellia from the Ashton series bred by dr. Ackerman. It is a cross between a very hardy species camellia oleifera (cv. Plain Jane) and camellia sasanqua (cv. Santozaki). It produ ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1.5 - 2.5m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia
Snow Flurry is an autumn flowering camellia bred by dr. Ackerman introduced in 1987 (Maryland, USA). It is a cross between a very hardy species camellia oleifera and camellia ‘Frost Princess’ which also has c. o ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 1.5 - 2.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia
Winter’s Joy is an autumn flowering camellia from the Winter series bred by dr. Ackerman. It can start as early as in October, producing flowers until the first frost, and if it has more buds and the winter is mild it ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1.5 - 2m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia
Winter’s Snowman is an aptly chosen name for this profusely flowering autumn camellia from the Winter series bred by dr. Ackerman. It produces semi-double, white flowers with yellow stamens in the centre from late Oct ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1 - 1.5m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia
Winter’s Sunset is an autumn flowering camellia from the Winter series bred by dr. Ackerman. It is one of the very rare varieties with variegated foliage. It produces small, bright pink, single, non-fragrant flowers w ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1.5 - 2m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia hiemalis
The origin of Camellia hiemalis is unknown, however, rather than a separate species it is believed to be a natural hybrid between spring flowering c.japonica and autumn flowering c.sasanqua. It has been crossed, selected, a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1.5 - 2m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia japonica
Kimberley is another old Japanese camellia variety from early 20th century, and awarded AGM by RHS in 1934. It produces beautiful, cup-shaped, rich scarlet red blossoms with a crown of yellow stamens. Flowering begins in Ap ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2.5 - 3.5m 1.3 - 1.5m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia japonica
Kingyo-tsubaki is another collectible gem among Japanese camellias. It was first described in Shirai-Bunko from 1789 and has so far received many names. Translation of its accepted Japanese name means goldfish camellia beca ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1.5 - 2.5m 7   (down to -18C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia japonica
Kuro Delight is a spring flowering hardy camellia from dr. Ackerman, perhaps the darkest red among the hardy varieties. It is a seedling of c. japonica ‚Kuro-tsubaki‘ x ‚Variety Z‘ that first flowere ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1.3 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia japonica
Sanpei-tsubaki is a gentle companion of commonly showcase Japanese camellias. It originated in Japanese prefecture Aichi in 1966 and was named after Mr. Sanpei Oguri, jr. (tsubaki means camellia). Its flowers are rather sma ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 2m 7   (down to -18C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia oleifera
Oil-seed camellia is one the key camellia species from China. Don’t mistake it for another Chinese species c. sinensis – tea plant. It is commonly grown for production of edible tea seed oil which is similar in use and composition to olive oil, just swe ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia sasanqua
Bonanza is an autumn flowering variety of Camellia sasanqua which originated as a chance seedling of c.sasanqua ‘Crimson Tide’ in Semmes, Alabama, USA, and was registered in 1962. It makes 6-7 cm across, semi-do ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1.5 - 2.5m 7   (down to -18C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Carex
Japanese sedge is a perfect companion plant for evergreen arrangements because this grass-like perennial remains in leaf all year long. The stiff and glossy leaves are dark green with wide, creamy-white margins. It needs well-drained but constantly moist and humus-rich soil. When establis ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Carex comans
Frosted Curls is a tufted, evergreen New Zealand hair sedge variety with narrow leaves that curls at tips. The leaves are light green in spring and summer, after flowering in late summer they turn light sandy yellow, and fi ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.3m 0.2 - 0.4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Carex oshimensis
Japanese sedge is a perfect companion plant for evergreen arrangements because this grass-like perennial remains in leaf all year long. Evergold is a variety with linear, narrow leaves that are creamy yellow in the centre and have dark green margins. It is a well-behaved plant n ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.3m 0.2 - 0.3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var.repens
Creeping blueblossom is a beautiful, true blue flowering mounding shrub. It grows about 0.5m tall and spreads 1-2m wide. New branches are soft and drooping. Flowers are dense panicles of tiny, sky blue blossoms and appear in warmer days of late spring. Leaves are mid to deep green, obovate or ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.5m 1 - 1.5m 7   (down to -18C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Choisya
This variety called Aztec Pearl was bred by Peter Moore and introduced in 1989, when Hiller Nurseries celebrated their 125th anniversary. Its name perfectly describes this evergreen plant from the moment it begins to show flower buds. They are pearl-shaped, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Choisya 'Hilgold'
AZTEC GOLD is a Hillier Nurseries introduction from 2012, bred by Alan Postill. It is a bright golden-yellow-leaved choisya shrub. It produces profusion of simple, star-shaped, pure white, and very fragrant flowers with yel ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.3m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Choisya 'Limo'
Possibly every plant is capable of creating its gold-leaved mutation. No wonder Peter Moore helped choisya with this process when crossing choisya ternata Sundance with choisya arizonica pollen. It was named GOLDFINGERS and ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Choisya 'Londaz'
WHITE DAZZLER is a follow-up chosie to Aztec Pearl from Peter Moore, introduced in 1991. It produces masses of simple, star-shaped, pure white, and very fragrant ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Choisya 'Pmoore09'
APPLE BLOSSOM is another of English beauties among hybrid choisias bred by their father Peter Moore. It is renowned for very fine foliage, and also is the very first to offer romantic pink colour. From late April until earl ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.3m 0.6 - 0.8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei
This evergreen silverthorn is hybrid between e.macrophylla and e.pungens. It has evergreen broad leaves, which are leathery but thin, dark green with millions of grey dots making it look like stardusted. Thanks to the foliage it is sometimes called Russian olive which is not correct as this n ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei
This evergreen silverthorn is a hybrid of e.macrophylla and e.pungens. Its leathery leaves emerge beige-grey and mature to glossy dark green with lots of grey dots making it look like stardusted. Thanks to the foliage it is sometimes called Russian ol ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei
Coastal Gold is another eye-catching variety of evergreen silverthorn which originated just like its other variegated sisters - by natural mutation. Its leaves have dark green margins and rich yellow centres occupying up to ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1.5 - 2.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei
Compacta is a recent selection of Evergreen (Ebbing's) silverthorn, very probably of Italian origin (not confirmed). Unlike its mother plant - the species of Ebbing's silverthorn - it makes a compact and well-behaved shrub ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei
Compacta is a recent selection of Ebbing's silverthorn, very probably of Italian origin (not confirmed). Unlike its mother plant - the species of Ebbing's silverthorn - it makes a compact and well-behaved shrub without over ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei
Gilt Edge is a beautiful variety of this evergreen silverthorn. It has ovate, up to 10 cm long, leathery but thin leaves that are deep green in the middle and bright yellow at margins. Newly emerging leaves and twigs are silvery-beige. Apart from the foliage this plant is also i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.8 - 3m 1 - 2m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Abrela'
MARYLINE® is a trade name for a striking selection of evergreen silverthorn, found by Albert Brenelire in France. It is a very bushy, upright growing, evergreen shrub with irregularly variegated leaves. They are leath ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Viveleg'
Viveleg silverthorn is a bushy, upright growing, evergreen shrub with irregularly variegated leaves. They are leathery, oval to ovate, partially undulated, and glossy. The centres are dark green, the margins are rich yellow ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Viveleg'
Viveleg silverthorn is a bushy, upright growing, evergreen shrub or small tree with irregularly variegated leaves. They are leathery, oval to ovate, partially undulated, and glossy. The centres are dark green, the margins a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Erysimum
Shrubby wallflower is a long-flowering perennial, or to be precise a subshrub forming woody stems, exactly like lavender plants do. Bowles’ Mauve is a beautiful variety with mauve flowers that open in late May and continue blooming until autumn. They are small, produced at ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.2 - 0.4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Eucalyptus gunnii 'Cagire'
AZURA is undoubtedly the first reliably hardy cider gum variety of European origin. It has typically steel blue-green, rounded, highly aromatic, evergreen foliage along silvery blue stems. It grows moderately to fast and it ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1.5 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Euonymus fortunei
Canadale Gold is a sensational, fully hardy variety with large, gently serrated, ovate to rounded leaves of mid green colour with bright yellow margins that turn pink in winter. It grows vigorously and bushy in sun or not too deep shade. Wintercreepers are excellent, low shrubs tha ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Euonymus fortunei
Emerald Gaiety is a variety with small, evergreen leaves that are mid green with rich creamy white margins that look slightly yellow as new leaves emerge in the spring. Variegation tends to reach into the centre of the leaf. In autumn and winter majority of leaves turn pink or purple r ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Euonymus fortunei
Emerald'n'Gold spindle has bright green leaves in the centre and vivid yellow edges that often override the green colour giving a golden effect to the whole shrub. In autumn and winter majority of leaves turn pink or purple ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Euonymus fortunei 'Interbolwi'
As it happens with many other cultivars, BLONDY®, too, was a matter of coincidence. It happened when gardener Gus Bolwijn found one branch on Sunspot variety showing distinctly different, very colourful leaves. This sport was then successfully cloned and we can now offer a very at ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Euonymus japonicus 'Benkomasaki'
GREEN ROCKET is a Japanese spindle selection introduced to market around 2000. It exhibits a strictly upright habit with neatly erect branches, densely covered with 3 cm long, oval, deep green, highly glossy, evergreen leav ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 0.5 - 0.8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Euphorbia
Ascot rainbow is a semi-woody perennial spurge found as a natural mutation of an old unnamed hybrid by David Glenn from Australia in 2005. This variety has beautiful, evergreen foliage boasting with rich banana yellow variegation at leaf margins around grey green c ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.4 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Euphorbia amygdaloides
Wood spurge is a semi-woody perennial native to warm but not parched areas of Europe, Caucasus, and Turkey. Possibly the most popular variety is called Purpurea. Its upright stems are rich burgundy red all season long, and ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.4 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fargesia murieliae
Jumbo is an old bamboo favourite with soft green, pointed leaves, about 10 cm long, elegantly hanging on the canes offering a relaxed appearance. Young canes are green and change to yellow when mature. It grows into a compact, dense bush which looks good not only as a specimen p ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Gardenia jasminoides
Gardenia is a well-known indoor plant with fantastic fragrance. However, in 1990s a few breeders came with selections that were supposed to grow happily outdoors, too. Among those Kleim’s Hardy was one of the first truly successful attempts. Kleim’s Hardy is a s ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1m 7   (down to -18C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hebe
New Zealand hebe (veronica) is a non-flowering hebe hebe odora hybrid, hardier than its parent. It has small, rich emerald green, evergreen leaves on erect branch ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.6 - 1.3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hebe ('Emerald Green')
Green Globe is a true gem among hebes. This variety, though relatively new to the market, has become one of the best-selling hebes ever. Its dominant feature is a deep but yet warm green colour of tiny, scaly leaves and mounding habit. This hebe does not flower. It can be used a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.4m 0.6 - 0.8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hebe ochracea
James Stirling is an extraordinary hebe. It has tiny, scaly leaves on whipcord-like branches. They look almost like cypress plants which is why this species if often mistaken for cypress hebe. The colour is the key attracti ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.6 - 0.8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hebe pimeleoides
Blue hebe comes from the mountains of Marlborough and Cantebury in the South Island of New Zealand. It is a low, evergreen shrub with small, perfectly elliptic, silvery blue leaves. In June or early July appear small clusters of tiny, pale lilac violet flowers atop ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.5 - 0.8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hebe pinguifolia
Pinguifolia hebe is probably one of the hardiest hebes of our climate (zone 6). It bears small, blue-green leaves and makes a mounding shrub, useful as a ground cover or a beautiful feature of a heather border. In early summer and often in early autumn it is covere ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.4m 0.4 - 1m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hedera colchica
Dentata Variegata is a showy large-leaved variety of Persian ivy with varigated foliage. The evergreen leaves are about 12x12 cm large, heart shaped, pale green, mottled white, with rich creamy-white margins. Its aerial ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 1 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hedera colchica
Persian ivy is a beautiful species with extremely large leaves that no other hardy ivy is able to offer. This is a shrubby ivy variety whose name was recently changed from Arborescens to Fall Favourite because Arb ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.5 - 1.5m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hedera colchica
Sulphur Heart is another attractive large-leaved variety of Persian ivy with varigated foliage. The evergreen leaves are almost a size of an adult man's palm, heart shaped, leathery, slightly glossy, dark green at margins a ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hedera helix
“Arborescens” is a shrubby ivy that represents an adult stage of common ivy hedera helix. It means that it stopped climbing and started flowering. The leaves are glossy, bright green when young and turning to dark green as they mature. They are diamond-shaped ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hedera helix
When a shrubby version of ivy was discovered it was a breakthrough. A non-climbing ivy with even more attractive foliage was an entirely different plant that could be used in various ways unlike a climber. Now there is an improvem ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.4 - 0.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hedera helix
Green Ripple is an attractive variety of self-clinging English ivy. It has mid-sized, deep green leaves with 3 or 5 lobes and rippled margins. Another conspicuous feature are creamy veins inside the leaves. Branches produce ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hedera helix
White Ripple is one of three (so far) attractive varieties of the Ripple ivy series. It has mid-sized, deep green leaves with creamy white variegation and marbling. They have acumin ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hedera hibernica
Irish ivy has large, upto 15cm long and wide 3- and 5-lobed leaves of deep green colour. It is suitable as a climbing plant for walls and fences as well as a superb groundcover. It prefers alkaline, moist, semi-fertile soil that is well drained. It is hardy to min. -29C (USDA zone 5), howeve ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helianthemum
Ben Hope rock rose is a fantastic subshrub (woody perennial) producing masses of vibrant magenta pink flowers in June and July. They have 5 petals and a yellow centre. Its evergreen, rosemary-like leaves are dark green, sho ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.2m 0.3 - 0.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helianthemum
Rock roses are popular ground-covering perennials available in many attractive colours. Bronzeteppich is my favourite because I love orange and golden shades. This variety produces small, only about 2 cm wide flowers of dee ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.1m 0.5 - 0.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helianthemum
Rock roses are popular ground-covering perennials available in many attractive colours. Not many of them boast double or even semi-double flowers but this one does. Its name is Cerise Queen and produces fully double, pastel ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.2m 0.3 - 0.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helianthemum
Rock roses are popular ground-covering perennials available in many attractive colours. The Bride is a variety with snow white flowers decorated with an elegant pale lemon yellow flare around the centre. They open from nodd ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.2m 0.3 - 0.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helianthemum
Rock roses are very popular semi-woody perennials. Wisley Pink is an early, mound-forming variety with large, soft pink flowers already from mid May. They open from nodding buds for about 4 weeks. The number of flowers is e ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.2m 0.5 - 0.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helianthemum
Rock roses are popular ground-covering perennials available in many attractive colours. Wisley Primrose is a another rock rose variety named after the RHS garden at Wisley. It makes shiny ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.3m 0.3 - 0.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helleborus
Hello Pearl® Lenten rose makes pearl white flowers with immensely beautiful, dark burgundy red freckles. Its petals are acuminate, slightly undulated, and are borne in one or two rows, exceptionally in three rows. Flow ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helleborus
Hello Red® Lenten rose is a rich burgundy red flowering variety whose petals seem to have almost a solid colour unlike other Hello Helleborus which show a prominent, contrastin ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helleborus 'Coseh 4200'
ICE N‘ ROSES® is an attractive series of early hellebores bred by Josef Heuger from Germany. It is a cross of h. x eriscmithii and h. x hybrida, and Josef Heuger named it in honour of his home town Glandorf: hell ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helleborus orientalis
Conny is a fantastic Lenten rose from Spring Promise® series developed and bred by Josef Heuger in Germany. Conny is a strong and healthy growing Lenten rose with large, up to 5cm across flowers of silvery grey flowers ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.3m 0.3 - 0.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helleborus orientalis
Double Ellen® Flash is one of the darkest hellebore varieties in the series. Its flowers are deep burgundy red and mature to pale purple with dark margins. The centre is decorated with numerous white stamens. Flowers c ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helleborus orientalis
Double Ellen® Picotee is a gentle hellebore variety with pale pink to almost white, semi-double flowers with rich burgundy red margins. Flowers come out according to weather, mostly from February until late April atop ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helleborus orientalis
Double Ellen® Pink Spotted is another freckled hellebore with pale pink petals and burgundy red dots on semi-double flowers. Flowers come out according to weather, mostly from February until late April atop 30-35 cm ta ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helleborus orientalis
Double Ellen® White is an exquisite Lenten rose variety with white, double flowers. Their petals are slightly undulated, and the largest ones are decorated with less conspicuous lime green freckles, yet the overall app ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helleborus orientalis
Pretty Ellen® Pink hellebore makes single, soft pink flowers with gentle maroon dots near the centre. Flowers come out according to weather, mostly from February until late April atop 30-35 cm tall, upright stems. Evergreen leaves are leathery, palmate, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helleborus orientalis
Pretty Ellen® Spotted is a variable white flowering hellebore variety with various depth of burgundy red dotting. Flowers are decorated with a bunch of creamy beige stamens and a lime green eye around the centre. They ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helleborus orientalis
Pretty Ellen® White Spotted hellebore makes single flowers with 5 to 7 clear white petals with a bright maroon blotch and dotting from the centre outwards leaving the margins white. Flowers come out according to weathe ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helleborus orientalis
VIV® Victoria is a Lenten rose from the VIV® series producing soft burgundy red flowers very early in the season - as early as in late September appear the first flowers atop 30-40 cm tall, strong, upright stems. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.4 - 0.6m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helwingia chinensis
Broad-Leaved-Form is a simple name for a variety of Chinese helwingia found in 1990’s. It has larger and broader leaves as opposed to its narrow-leaved sister var. chinensis. They are evergreen, very glossy, shallowly ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helwingia chinensis var.
Chinese helwingia, var. chinensis, was first described by Batalin in 1893. It is a hardy species found in North Burma, West and Central China (Yunnan, Szechuan, Kansu, Kweichou, Hupeh). For me it is the most attractive one ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helwingia himalaica
Himalayan helwingia comes from East Nepal and West China and was first described in 1879. It is a rare, evergreen, or semi-deciduous shrub with attractive and unusual leaves. They are 5-11 cm long, 1-4 cm wide, narrowly lanceolate, caudate (with a small tail at the ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2.5m 1 - 2.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Heuchera
Apricot is a coral bells variety from France with a tempting name and beautifully coloured foliage. The leaves are apricot orange to pale peach with conspicuous venation. They are rather flat with rounded lobes. In autumn t ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.5m 3   (down to -40C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Iberis
Pink Ice™ is a lovely hybrid variety of candytuft with profusion of soft pink flowers atop 10-15 cm tall stems. They last for a long time and new buds appear along the stems when you trim the plant cutting away faded ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.2m 0.3 - 0.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Iberis 'Ib2401'
ABSOLUTELY AMETHYST candytuft is a beautiful variety with mauve flowers atop upright, sparsely leaved, 15-20 cm tall stems. They come out from May and bloom until late June or early July. If lightly trimmed after flowering ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.2m 0.3 - 0.4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex
Dragonskin is a male holly discovered by Ingo Sthreneberg in his greenhouse, in German nursery town Wiesmoor, it was first introduced at Rhodo 2010. It is a mutation of i. aguifolium ‘Angustifolia’ and obviousl ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex
Mary Nell is a hybrid holly from the USA, bred by Joe McDaniels in Tom Dodd Nursery in Alabama in 1962. It is a cross between large-leaved holly ilex latifolia and hybrid holly Red Delight which is a cross between ilex corn ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 1.5 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex
Nellie R. Stevens holly is one of the most cultivate hardy hollies worldwide simply because it is beautiful and versatile. It is a cross between English holly (ilex aquifolium) and Chinese holly (ilex cornuta). It grows rel ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 1.5 - 2.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex (maximowicziana var.kanehirae)
This Japanese holly is a unique species formerly known as ilex mutchagara. Its correct Latin name is far too long and a bit complicated to both pronounce and spell, hence its modern trade name IMPALA® holly. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 0.5 - 1m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
Argentea Marginata is an eye-catching cultivar of variegated English holly. Its sharply serrated, evergreen leaves are almost identical to those of the species but moreover are decorated with a wide brim of creamy white col ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
Argentea Marginata is an eye-catching cultivar of variegated English holly. Its sharply serrated, evergreen leaves are almost identical to those of the species but moreover are decorated with a wide brim of creamy white col ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
Bacciflava Spineless is a handsome selection of Bacciflava holly variety with almost entirely spineless foliage. Apart from that it is also valued for a profusion ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
This holly is a fantastic delicacy for collectors. A sport of another variety called Ferox has rich, creamy white margins, hence the name Ferox Argentea. Argentea in Latin means silver and Ferox means dangerous. Both describes features of the evergreen leaves, firstly its ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
Golden van Tol is a gorgeous and hard to find variety of holly. It is a sport of JC van Tol but this new one has variegated foliage. Golden van Tol bears evergreen, leathery and very glossy leaves that are deep green in the centre and rich yellow along the margins. They a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
Harpune is another novelty among English hollies. It is a mutation of another variety called Alaska. The main difference is in the leaves which are not spiny along the margins, but only have a medium sharp tip. They are narrowly elliptic, mid to dark green and very glossy. Harpu ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
Heckenzwerg is a fantastic holly novelty bred by Holger Hachmann in early 1990’s as a cross between Myrtifolia holly and
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
Ingramii is a male English holly variety whose origin I did not manage to find. There are notes about its existence yet before 2000 but it appears to be commercially attractive only from about 2015 or so. It makes heavily ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.8m 1 - 1.8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
J.C.van Tol variety, more than any other holly, is known for making almost spineless leaves when the plant reaches a height of abt. 1m. They are glossy, deep green to olive green on the undersides. It is a female veriety bearing showy, bright red berries that appear abundant ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
Madame Briot is a respectable lady in the world of hollies when it comes to age. It was introduced by Pierre-Louis Briot around 1850’s but unfortunately we could not trace back any notes regarding its origin – w ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1.5 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
Some hollies are not sought-after for their colourful fruits but other features which make them unique and which may highlight your garden with. Myrtifolia holly is a quite rare, male cultivar of common holly. It has deep green, narrow, super glossy leaves that are regularly ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
Nigricans is a rare variety of English holly which belongs to aquifolium group but produces foliage that is much closer to blue hollies (x meserveae hybrids). Its evergreen leaves are highly glossy, leathery, narrowly ovate ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 1 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
Pyramidalis Aureomarginata is an attractive variegated sport of Pyramidalis holly. It produces highly glossy, evergreen leaves with deep green centres and thick ye ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
Rubricaulis Aurea is supposed to be the hardiest holly from the aquifolium group with varigated foliage. The leaves are deep green in the centre with rich yellow, spiny margins which turn pink in cold months. It is a female variety which bears red fruits in the autumn. To do ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
White Cream is a fantastic new variety of holly. It was bred in Germany by Ingo Sthrenberg. White Cream is a natural mutation of another English holly called Myrtifolia, hence its spiny margins. The leaves are bright creamy white in the centres, changing through light green t ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium (syn. 'Waterer's Gold')
Watereriana or Waterer’s Gold is a beautiful variety of male English holly. It is a slow growing gem with variegated foliage. Its evergreen leaves are dark green in the centre ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1.5 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex colchica
Black Sea holly lives naturally in the regions of Balkan Peninsula, Caucasus, and some parts of Turkey. It is becoming less and less common in the wild mainly because of excess exploitation of forests which make the typical microclimate for this holly. It used to b ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1.5 - 2.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex cornuta (syn. 'Needlepoint')
Anicet Delcambre is a Chinese holly often sold under its alternative English name Needlepoint. Its leaves almost completely lack sharp spines, they are entire with only one tip. The ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1.5 - 2.5m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex crenata
Convexa is a variety of Japanese box-leaved holly which is most popular with bonsai growers and is ideal for topiaries. Compared to the species it grows denser and more compact so when pruned or clipped it never leaves an empty hole. The very glossy leaves are mid to dark green, 1-2 cm long, they ar ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1.3 - 1.8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex crenata
Ellipta Convex is a Japanese holly that stands halfway between two other varieties: Ellipta Elegans (newer) and
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.3 - 1.8m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex crenata
Ellipta Elegans is a Japanese holly variety from Ingo Sthrenberg’s Nursery in German nursery town Wiesmoor and boasts elegant foliage and attractive habit. Its evergreen leaves are small, narrowly elliptic, partly gl ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
ilex crenata
This holly is a popular variety for Japanese bonsai. It has dark green, glossy leaves similar to box. This cultivar has upright habit without pruning and is rather slim. It is very popular for evergreen groups with spreading or groundcovering shrubs, for patios or front gardens. Fruits are small, gl ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 0.3 - 0.8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex crenata
Golden Gem variety is a low, dense shrub with bright golden-yellow top leaves, leaving the bottom ones dark green. This bicolour effect is very elegant. Leaves are small and glossy, gently serrated at margins. Fruits, if any, are small, glossy black berries in autumn. Pruning is possi ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.5 - 1m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex crenata
Takakuma-yama is a Japanese holly variety named by Mount Takakuma near Kagoshima town on Kyushu Island, Japan, because its spreading - outwardly pyramidal habit - resembles a shape of this charismatic mountain. It yields sm ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex crenata
Many people mistake Japanese holly for buxus thanks to its small, evergreen leaves. Twiggy is slightly different. Its leaves are lighter green, very soft green as they emerge and mid green in summer along deep burgundy red ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.6 - 1.3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex crenata 'Annys5'
Japanese hollies with patent names Annys are bred by Andr van Nijnatten from Zundert in the Netherlands, and by 2021 4 varieties were registered. LUXUS® GLOBE is one of them. Its evergreen leaves are small, broadly el ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex crenata 'FarrowSK6'
PATTI O® is a Japanese holly variety bred by Michael Farrow from Spring Meadow Nursery in 1999. It is a cross between two Japanese hollies – Sky Pencil and an unnamed variety. The result boasts incredibly elegant ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 0.5 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex crenata 'Icoprins11'
DARK GREEN is a Japanese holly variety which says it all in a name. Evergreen, small, oval leaves are very dark green, handsome, and glossy, and appear along deep purple red stems. Being a female variety, it produces profus ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 3m 1 - 2.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex glabra
Ilex glabra has a number of names: inkberry, gallberry, Appalachian tea, dye-leaves or evergreen winterberry. Do you notice that neither of them says holly? Because it does not really look like one. When a plant has so many names it is usually very old and native t ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 1 - 1.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex pedunculosa
Being addicted to special and rare plants I could not miss this unique holly which comes from the USA and is extremely hard to find in Europe. I cannot figure out why knowing that it proves to be one of the hardiest and at the same time utterly beautiful evergreen plants. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 1.5 - 2.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex rotunda 'Minzong'
RED DOT is one of my most beloved holly varieties. It was born in French nursery Minier and patented in Europe as EU54100 in 2020. It makes handsome foliage than not many other hollies can beat. Its evergreen leaves are 4-6 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x
Nellie R. Stevens is one of the most widely used hardy hollies worldwide, and at the same time one of the most beautiful. It is a cross between English holly ilex aquifolium and Chinese holly ilex cornuta. It grows relatively fast and can be trained into a gorgeous ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 4m 1.5 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x altaclerensis
Balearica is another large-leaved Highclere holly. It has dark green and highly glossy leaves that are broadly ovate, evergreen, leathery, shallowly spined at margins, and decorated with conspicuous light green veins. New f ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 1.5 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x altaclerensis
Belgica Aurea is a variegated version of Highclere holly a sport of Belgica variety, found and introduced by a Dutch nursery Koster & Son in 1908. Originally it w ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 1.5 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x altaclerensis
Belgica is another spineless Highclere holly that is rare both in cultivation as well as in garden centres. It is a beautiful and robust plant producing quite large, 7-10 cm long, widely elliptic, evergreen, flat, deep gree ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x altaclerensis
Camelliifolia is a beautiful and robust plant that is not very new worldwide but has not yet been in wide cultivation in Europe. Which is a pity. It is an elegant and densely leaved, evergreen holly with entire, mostly spineless, elliptic, camellia-li ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 4m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x altaclerensis
Golden King holly is a beautiful and easy to grow shrub with almost spineless leaves. They are oval to rounded, deep green in the centre and richly varigated yellow at the margins. The colder the weather, the deeper yellow margins. Golden King name, however, is a sort of a screw-up: this p ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x altaclerensis
Lawsoniana is my favourite. It is a female, variegated version of male plant Hendersonii which is just green. The leaves of Lawsoniana are deep green at the margins, grading through light green towards bright yellow centres. They are curled which gives the plant an extraordinary appear ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 4m 1 - 2.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x koehneana
Chestnut Leaf is probably the most common variety when you happen to come across a Koehne holly in Europe early 21st century. I am giving this date deliberately in case you are reading this article in 2050 or later, laughing how come that we used to be so deprived having just one Koehne holly then. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 6m 1.5 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x koehneana (syn. 'Castaneifolia')
Chestnut Leaf is probably the most common variety when you happen to come across a Koehne holly in Europe early 21st century. I am giving this date deliberately in case you are reading this article in 2050 or later, laughin ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 6m 1.5 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x meserveae
Blue Bunny is a nice newcomer among blue hollies from Canada. It is a brother (male variety) of Golden Girl which is a female version with yellow berries. Blue Bunny is a perfect pollinator for all female varieties of b ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x meserveae
Blue Prince® is probably the most popular variety of all so-called blue hollies. It is a male plant that does not produce fruits but is a pollinator for female plants of this group (e.g. Blue Princess). On the other hand, it grows faster than female varieties and has larger ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x meserveae
Germany has another novelty among blue hollies. Its name is Heckenpracht and it is a cross between ilex aquifolium Pyramidalis and ilex x meserveae Blue Prince® ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x meserveae
Jade Star is an attractive version of a blue holly with variegated leaves. It was found by W.Renken in 1994 as a sport of another very popular blue holly variety Blue ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x meserveae
Little Stranger is a rare, compact growing blue holly variety from Germany. It is an upright, slow growing shrub with evergreen foliage. Leaves are very dark green, narrowly lance-shaped, almost spineless or just gently ser ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x meserveae 'Hach 1'
HECKENBLAU® ('Hedge Blue') is another Hecken- variety of so-called blue holly, again from Germany. It is an upright, moderately growing shrub with evergreen foliage. Leaves are dark green, broadly elliptic to almost ro ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3.5m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x meserveae 'Mondo'
Little Rascal® is a beautiful new variety of blue holly, found in US nursery Monrovia in 1996 as a natural mutation of another blue holly called Blue Boy. The plant exhibits unique features, distinctly different ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x meserveae ('Mesgolg')
GOLDEN GIRL ® is probably the first ever patented holly with yellow berries in the world, US plant patent 7652 from 1990, as a cross between ilex aquifolium Fructa Luteaand ilex rugosa . Yellow fruits are an awesome feature because it never happened with any other blue ho ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 4m 1 - 2.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x meserveae ('Mesid')
Blue Maid® is a female variety of blue holly. It produces abundance of tiny, white flowers in spring that are followed by attractive berries in autumn. They are bright red and glossy, and remain on the plant until the ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3.5m 1 - 1.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x meserveae (Castle Spire™)
Heckenfee® is a new variety of blue holly from Germany, bred by Hans Hachmann and patented only in 2000. It is a female variety of its male form Heckenstar. This means that this cross produces berries. Outside Europe it is distributed under trade name Castle Spire™. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x meserveae (Castle Wall™)
Heckenstar® is quite a novelty from Germany, bred by Hans Hachmann and patented only in 1998. It is a cross ilex aquifolium „Pyramidalis“ and ilex x meserveae R ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 0.5 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia angustifolia
Sheep laurel is a dwarf version of mountain laurel and comes from southeastern parts of the USA. The leaves look like miniature laurel hence its name. Rubra is probably the best-known variety. It produces masses of deep pin ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.4 - 0.8m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
/b>Elf is a dwarf variety of mountain laurel. It grows slowly but very dense, making almost white flowers with a thin pink circle in the middle. Buds are white or very pale pink. Leathery leaves are small, narrow, laurel-like, pointed, mid green and partly glossy. There are man ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
You needn’t be a mountain laurel collector to fall for this new variety from the first sight. Its name is Ginkona and it has the largest flowers ever seen on this plant. They are up to 4 cm across, almost white with deep burgundy brown blotches that may join in a band a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Jan’s Delight is a German mountain laurel variety bred by a specialist kalmia breeder Dr. Karl-Heinz Hbbers in 2003 as a cross between varieties Peppermint and Ginkona. He named after his son and introduced it in 201 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 0.8 - 1.3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Little Linda is a bit older variety of mountain laurel bred by Richard Jaynes in 1982. It was awarded AGM (Award of Garden Merit) by the Royal Horticultural Society in England in 2002. Its female parent is Star Cluster whic ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Minuet bears large flowers with cinnamon red corolla and almost white centre and margins. Buds are light pink to pale red. Leathery leaves are narrow, laurel-like, pointed, mid green and partly glossy. There are many cultivars combining all sorts of red, pink and burgundy shades wi ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 0.8 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Nancy is another Richard Jaynes' variety of mountain laurel from 1985. It has deep pink flowers and buds and blooms late – around mid June. Leathery leaves are elongated, flat, medium green. This variety forms a dense shrub of taller rather than wide habit. For a happy ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Olympic Fire has larger flowers of pink colour opening from deep pink or almost red buds. Leathery leaves are narrow, laurel-like, pointed, mid green and partly glossy, with slightly wavy margins. There are many cultivars combining all sorts of red, pink and burgundy shades with whi ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Ostbo Red is a very popular variety with the darkest red buds. Flowers are pink and make aperfect contrast with dark red buds. Leathery leaves are narrow, laurel-like, pointed, mid green and partly glossy. There are many cultivars combining all sorts of red, pink and burgundy shade ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Pinwheel is a unique variety with regular, star-shaped, crimson to burgundy red marbling inside the flower. The margins are almost white same as the buds. Leathery leaves are narrow, laurel-like, pointed, mid green and partly glossy. There are many cultivars combining all sorts of ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Rosenquarz is a mountain laurel variety from Germany, bred by Dr.Karl-Heinz Hbbers in 1993 and introduced 5 years later. Its name in German means rose quarz which refers to flower colour - clear pink like cotton candy. The ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 0.8 - 1.3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Sterntaler mountain laurel is a successful result of a controlled breeding programme hybridizing two older varieties: Ginkona and
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.3m 0.8 - 1.3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Tiddlywinks is one of a few dwarf mountain laurels available so far. It was bred by Richard Jaynes in 1978 and introduced to trade ten years later. It makes a profusion of smaller flowers that are soft pink outside, almost ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 1m 0.6 - 1m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lavandula angustifolia
Exalting the beauty of lavender is like carrying coals to Newcastle. So let us cut down the story to a few words about its habit and cultivation. This lavender is the main species from which other varieties come from. It is a f ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.3 - 0.6m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lavandula angustifolia
Essence Purple is a compact lavender variety which forms an evenly rounded bush without fallen stems. It is about 40 cm tall and still very compact and very dense. Fragrant flowers are rich lavender violet and appear from J ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.5m 0.4 - 0.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lavandula angustifolia
The very first time we saw Felice lavender it was obvious that it would be a bestseller. A compact plant with plenty of flowers and the most important feature above all - so fragrant! It releases its scent without touching ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.3m 0.3 - 0.4m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lavandula angustifolia
Hidcote is a very popular variety of lavender with the brightest violet-blue flowers. It forms a compact and dense clump, ideal for beds where tall and leggy perennial is not required. Evergreen leaves are narrow, silvery blue-green. You can remove the stalks with spent flowers ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lavandula angustifolia
Munstead is a name for several plant varieties, all of which are somehow linked with Munstead Heath in southern Surrey, England, where Gertrude Jekyll's house called Munstead Wood was located. The house and garden were designed by Sir Edwin E. Lutyens and bu ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lavandula angustifolia
Lavender is so widespread around the world that exalting its beauty is like carrying coals to Newcastle. And for the same reason - so many plants in cultivation in different conditions there are numerous more or less conspicuous variations that usually slip away un ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.4 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lavandula angustifolia
Exalting the beauty of lavender is like carrying coals to Newcastle. So let' concentrate on something special: white varieties. White flowering varieties of lavender are still a bit unusual yet very handsome. They are fast grow ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucothoe 'Blule1801'
DARK DIAMOND® leucothoe is a small evergreen shrub with large, 8-10 cm long and about 4 cm wide, leathery, glossy leaves. They are acuminate and emerge rich carmine red and mature to dark green while tips of the branch ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.4 - 0.6m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucothoe 'Rant01'
FIRESTAR® leucothoe makes 4-6 cm long, ovate to broadly elliptic, falcate, evergreen leaves which emerge pale green with orange tones, mature to medium green with light green or almost white margins and delicate marbli ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.3 - 0.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucothoe 'Zeblid®'
Scarletta® is probably the top variety of leucothoe with lance-shaped, glossy leaves that emerge bronze or red, change to mid green in summer, and turn red in autumn and deep burgundy red in winter. It dislikes direct sunlight. However, if grown in full sun, it has to be we ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucothoe axillaris
Curly Red® variety comes from Dutch town Boskoop where it was found as a naturally occurring mutation among plants of another variety named SCARLETTA®. It was fits introduced in 2003 and received the award of “most st ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucothoe axillaris 'Opstal20'
Leucothoe species is a relatively new group of plants in Central Europe which gain more and more attention and admirers, including me. They are low or prostrate evergreen shrubs with leathery leaves and sufficient hardiness. Twisting Red& ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.4 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucothoe fontanesiana
Makijaz leucothoe is a small, mound-forming evergreen shrub with narrowly elliptic, mid green leaves that are marbled white. The ratio between white and green is quite irregular making every leaf unique. In spring new folia ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.4 - 0.8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucothoe fontanesiana
Rainbow is a multicoloured variety of leucothoe. It has mid green leaves with rich, creamy white variegation / marbling. New leaves emerge bright pink and in autumn they gain burgundy red shades. Rainbow flowers quite reliably with 5-7 cm long racemes of pieris-like flowers. It ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucothoe keiskei
Royal Ruby is a leucothoe variety that can be used as an attractive groundcover with larger leaves. They are elongated, glossy, and green in summer, gaining burgundy red shades at the leaf margins, and from colder days of autumn completely changing to deep burgundy red for the w ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.5 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucothoe keiskei 'Opstal16'
HALLOWEEN is a compact Japanese leukotoe producing unusually narrow leaves. They are evergreen, leathery, acuminate, narrowly lance-shaped, and very glossy. When they emerge in mid spring and several more times during the s ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.6m 0.4 - 0.6m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucothoe keiskei 'Opstal50'
BURNING LOVE® leucothoe is a keiskei species i.e. it makes narrowly lanceolate leaves with a conspicuous tip. They are evergreen, leathery, very glossy, and change colours from crimso ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lewisia cotyledon
LewisiaMountain Dreams is a variety forming thick rosettes of symmetrically layered everg ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.1m 0.2 - 0.4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ligustrum japonicum
Korea Dwarf is a neat and compact version of Japanese privet forming congested shrubs with evergreen foliage. The leaves are 2.5-3.5 cm long, ovate to oval, dark green, and glossy. In June appear numerous lilac-like panicle ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liriope muscari
Liriope has dark green, ribbon-like, semi-glossy foliage. The leaves are narrow and evergreen in mild winters of zone 6 and reliably evergreen in warmer areas. In early August are borne spikes of rich lavender violet flowers on strong, dark stems. They usually over ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Liriope muscari
Moneymaker is a clump forming lily-turf variety with attractive foliage and flowers. Its dark green, ribbon-like, semi-glossy, narrow leaves are evergreen in mild winters of zone 6, and reliably evergreen in warmer areas. I ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lonicera nitida
Golden Glow is a Dutch introduction of box honeysuckle, found by Hendrik Johan Harmen Nijland in his nursery Nijland Siergroen in 2008 as a natural mutation of an older variety Maigrn. It makes small, 1-2 cm long, broadly ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lonicera nitida
Maigrn is a German variety of box honeysuckle valued for its unbeatable bright green, evergreen leaves that are a little larger than those on the species. The plant exhibits a more compact growth with arching branches that ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora
Ferruginea is a southern magnolia variety with large, 24-26 cm across, creamy white, lotus-like flowers whose fragrance attracts not only bees and other insects, but also most perfume producers and every passer-by, especial ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 8m 3 - 5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora
Francois Treyve evergreen magnolia is more compact than the species. It bears deep green, glossy, broadly ovate or almost rounded leaves with cinnamon-brown leathery undersides that protect them from drying winds and cold. Flowers appear from the first hot and sunny days of summer. The ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora
Evergreen - bull bay magnolias are the queens of flowering trees. We choose the most beautiful and at the same time the hardiest varieties. Ever since Little Gem bull ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora
Little Gem is an evergreen magnolia which is smaller in every aspect but offers more of everything. The glossy, leathery leaves are numerous, making the plant very dense. They are deep green with distinct rusty underneath. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1.5 - 2.5m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora
Evergreen magnolias are the queens of flowering trees. We choose the most beautiful and at the same time the hardiest varieties available. MarylandMarylandwhich offers something unique – different leaf colour as it is ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 8m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora
Purpan® is possibly the fastest growing bull bay magnolia in Europe. It makes large, leathery, deep green and glossy leaves with thin rusty brown indumentum on the undersides. Once established it can grow half a meter ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 10m 3 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora
Samuel Sommer is an exceptional evergreen magnolia praised for both its beauty as well as durability. During the first decade of its existence it proved resistant to cold, strong wind, and freezing rain and snow. It belongs ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 8m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora
ALTA® is a gorgeous southern magnolia of dense habit and narrowly columnar, very elegant shape that looks like a candle flame. From the first hot days of summer large – 20-24 cm across, creamy white, strongly swe ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora ('24 Below')
Southern magnolia Twenty Four Below is next to Edith Bogue variety one of the two hardiest evergreen magnolias known to trade. It produces large, 24-28 cm across, c ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 8m 3 - 5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora ('Praecox')
Goliath is bushier than the species. As you can tell by its name, something is going to be extraordinary here. True: the flowers are extremely large, often up to 30 cm wide, strongly fragrant and appear on the plant usually from June, often from late May if ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 8m 3 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Mahonia
Cabaret® is a fantastic new leatherleaf mahonia from 2009. It produces 10-15 cm long, semi-erect racemes of rich orange and yellow flowers that open from deep coral red buds. Unlike other similar mahonias this one has ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.3m 0.5 - 1m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Mahonia aquifolium
Oregon grape is an evergreen shrub with leathery, deep green, highly glossy, pinnate leaves composed of holly-like leaflets with serrated or thorny leaf margins, and mainly beautiful flowers that come out in profusion every year in April. They are deep sulphur yell ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 1.8m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Mahonia aquifolium
Apollo is a modern variety of Oregon grape offering leathery, deep green, glossy, pinnate leaves composed of holly-like leaflets with serrated or thorny leaf margins, and mainly beautiful flowers that come out in profusion ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.8 - 1.3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Mahonia x media
Another selection of grape holly comes from Irish nursery Slieve Donard. Its name “Winter Sun” is perfect as it really starts flowering well before Christmas if the beginning of winter is mild without substantial frosts. If the frosts come early the buds (unless damaged by extremely hars ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 7   (down to -18C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Nandina domestica
Nandina originally comes from India, China and Japan but this variety is a smashing introduction from New Zealand. It is called Firepower and shows various colours of leaves throughout the year. Common name heavenly bamboo refers to its crinkly leaves that really whisper ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.8m 0.3 - 1m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Nandina domestica 'LemLim'
MAGICAL LEMON & LIME nandina comes from American town Locustville in Virgina. It is a chance seedling of open pollinated plants of nandina domestica Aurea. Its most significant features are habit and leaf colour. MAGICAL LE ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.8m 0.3 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ophiopogon planiscapus (Ebony Night, Black Dragon)
Mondo grass is a highly attractive evergreen perennial from China and Japan. It is cultivated for handsome, strap-like foliage. Niger is a variety offering narrow, flat, grass-like leaves of extremely deep purple, almost bl ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.3m 0.3 - 0.4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Osmanthus heterophyllus
Holly osmanthus or false holly is a taxon of evergreen shrubs and small trees native to East Asia, southern Japan, and Taiwan. The species bears evergreen, leathery, dark green, highly glossy, and thorny leaves, which resemble hollies, but something seems to be wro ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 6m 1.5 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Osmanthus heterophyllus
This osmanthus has elegantly varigated leaves which look similar to holies but are smaller. The leaves are spiny but not as sharp as on common hollies. The varigation is creamy white on pale green background, new growth is pink. To maintain a compact shape we recommend cutting it 1-2x a year. First, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 7   (down to -18C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Tricolor'
If you like the features of hollies such as toothed leaves, dense habit, and the fact that they are in leaf all year, you will love this plant: sometimes called false holly, osmanthus has rather dentate leaves than spiny, although touching it is not the best plan for Sunday afternoon. < ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.3m 0.5 - 1.3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Osmanthus x burkwoodii
Burkwood's sweet olive is a garden hybrid between Chinese osmanthus delavayi and Turkish osmanthus decorus. It is more beautiful and tougher than either of its parents. It boasts dense habit, profuse flowering, and handsome foliage. Evergreen leaves a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1.5 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Osmanthus x fortunei (o.aquifolium)
Fortune's osmanthus is a cross between o.heterophyllus (small, very spiny leaves) and o.fragrans (large, entire leaves). It was first brought from Japan to Europe to Holland Philipp Franz von Siebold in 1856. Over the years its name has developed from osmanthus aq ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1.5 - 2.5m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Phillyrea angustifolia
Narrow-leaved mock privet is another typical plant of so-called macchia vegetation found in dry and hot, rocky slopes of South Europe, i.e. plants which cope extremely well with long-lasting drought and are usually unattacked by wild animals. This mock privet has n ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1.5 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Phillyrea latifolia
Large-leaved mock privet is possibly the key feature of so-called macchia vegetation found in dry and hot, rocky slopes of South Europe. They cope extremely well with long-lasting drought and are usually unattacked by wild animals. This mock privet is called large- ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Phillyrea latifolia
Media mock privet bears evergreen, opposite, 3-4 cm long, broadly elliptic, very dark green, leathery, and glossy leaves. In mid or late spring appear profusion if tiny, insignificant, creamy white flowers followed by small, blue-black, spherical fruit which recall ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Phlox
MacDaniel's Cushion is possibly the top favourite rich pink variety of moss phlox. Its flowers are rich neon pink and open from late April on dense, emerald green cushions of evergreen leaves. It is quite compact, however, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.1m 0.5 - 1.5m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Phlox
Purple Beauty is one of the best breedings among moss phlox varieties. Its pastel violet flowers come out in such profusion that the evergreen, needle-like leaves become invisible for a couple of weeks from late April until ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.1m 0.5 - 1.3m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Phlox (sk. subulata) 'Florphfaro'
FABULOUS™ is a moss phlox series bred by Dutch breeders Florensis B.V. FABULOUS™ ROSE is a clear pink flowering variety with distinctly notched flower petals. Blooming b ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.1m 0.5 - 1m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia 'Kolmavoca'
MAGICAL VOLCANO is a new photinia bred by Peter R.Kolster from the Netherlands in 2009. It is a cross between popular Fraser’s hedging photinia and Chinese photinia serratifolia. It is renowned for extremely serrated leaf margins, compact ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia ('Kolmavoca')
MAGICAL VOLCANO is a new photinia bred by Peter R.Kolster from the Netherlands in 2009. It is a cross between popular Fraser’s hedging photinia and Chinese
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1.5 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia davidiana (Stranvaesia davidiana)
David's photinia / Chinese stranvaeasia is an evergreen shrub whose close relative is a garden hybrid photinia Red Robin. It comes from China and Vietnam and has better cold resistance and narrower leaves. They are deep green and glos ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 4m 1.5 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia davidiana (Stranvaesia davidiana)
undulata is a natural variety of Chinese photinia with slightly wavy leaf margins. Its evergreen leaves are narrowly lance-shaped to elliptic, acuminate, deep green, and glossy. They emerge coppery red in spring, and in aut ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1.5 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia niitakamayensis (syn. formosana)
Taiwanese photinia is renowned for notably narrower leaves as opposed to Chinese photinia. Those are deep green, narrowly lance-shaped, and glossy. They emerge coppery red in spring, and in autumn many of older leaves turn scarlet red or light maroon, some plants m ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 4m 1.5 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia serratifolia 'Oploo5'
PINK CRISPY photinia is a drama at first glance. Exceedingly showy foliage reveals creamy white variegation on dark green, slightly undulated, gently serrated, and broadly oval to obovate, evergreen leaves. And the real ext ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 1.8m 1 - 1.5m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia serratifolia 'REV100'
Chinese photinia is a species which is less common in trade and almost nonexistent in European nurseries. Reason being that all European encyclopedias rate it much less winter hardy than David’s or Fraser’s photinia which are very popular evergreen shru ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 1 - 1.3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri
Camilvy is one of the new selections of Frasers photinia. It has darker red young leaves compared to Red Robinwhose leaves are more or less coppery red. They are large and glossy and turn very dark green in summer. They are evergreen and ha ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri
Devil’s Dream is a German variety of Fraser’s photinia bred and selected by Manfred Behrens in his nursery in Bad Zwischenahn located in the middle of a famous nursery region Ammerland. With so many photinias in ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri
Devil’s Dream is a German variety of Fraser’s photinia bred and selected by Manfred Behrens in his nursery in Bad Zwischenahn located in the middle of a famous nursery region Ammerland. With so many photinias in ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri
Red Robin is a New Zealand selection of Fraser's photinia which is considered the first and also possibly the most successful Fraser's photinia variety of 20th century. After 20 years from its introduction it received the A ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri
Red Robin is a New Zealand selection of Fraser's photinia which is considered the first and also possibly the most successful Fraser's photinia variety of 20th century. After 20 years from its introduction it received the A ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri
Robusta Compacta is another new selection of Fraser’s photinia from early 21st century. It exhibits a very compact and dense growth with dark wine red new leaves. It grows about half the size as opposed the famous
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 1.5m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri 'BR2011'
CHICO is the smallest photina known to trade so far. It is an evergreen shrub with small, glossy, broadly elliptic leaves with conspicuously serrated margins which bear strong resemblance to arbutus unedo foliage. They emer ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri 'Cassini'
This photinia was given a nice name Cassini, but is marketed as PINK MARBLE®. That name tells the truth, though. PINK MARBLE® is an evergreen shrub producing dark green le ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri 'Cassini'
Tree form or PINK MARBLE® photinia has evergreen, ovate, and glossy leaves of dark green colour with white margins and silvery-white veins just like marble has, that gain pink shades in autumn and winter. However, the ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1.5 - 2.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri 'Mandarino'
Carr Rouge is a French selection of Fraser's photinia from Red Robin variety. It originated in Nantes and produces smaller leaves of intensely red colour when youn ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri 'Mandarino'
Carr Rouge is a selection of Fraser's photinia from Red Robin variety. It is commonly believed to have originated in French Nantes, however, the truth is that th ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri 'McLarlou'
LOUISE is a Scottish selection of Fraser’s photinia. It was found as a naturally occurring mutation of one branch on Red Robin photinia by Louise McWhinnie fr ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1.5 - 2.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris
Forest Flame is a variety that belongs to floribunda group. It has deep green, elliptic, pointed, glossy leaves that emerge orange-bronze to fiery-orange coloured. Flowers are small, vase-shaped, compound in 10-15 cm long, hanging racemes. Buds are orange-red. We recommend dead-heading ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.5m 0.8 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica
Bonfire is a new variety of pireis which will be loved by those of you, who dislike the pendent habit of its flower racemes: this novelty holds it flower strictly upright, like lined-up soldiers. They are deep burgundy red and appear from early autumn. The flowers themselves may come a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica
Carnaval is a beautiful and colourful variety of Japanese lily-of-the-valley shrub. This evergreen gem shows narrowly lance-shaped, evergreen leaves that are dark green in the middle and creamy white along the margins. New ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica
Lily-of-the-valley shrubs are very popular ericaceous plants with attractive foliage and abundant flowering. Cupido is a compact variety which keeps its form without pruning and will fit even the smallest of gardens. Its ev ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica
Flaming Silver is a fantastic variety of a lily-of-the-valley shrub. This evergreen gem shows narrowly lance-shaped, evergreen leaves that are dark green in the middle and creamy white along the margins. New foliage is vivid red or purple-pink. This colour remains for a few week ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica
Vase-shaped flowers are very light pink and hang on red stamens in long, pendent racemes. Katsura is the darkest variety with deep burgundy red new leaves, which turn dark green in summer. It grows medium slowly, forming a compact shrub with equal height and spread. No pruning require ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica
Little Frosty is a dwarf lily-of-the-valley shrub bred by Ron van Opstal. Its evergreen leaves are narrowly elliptic, short, acuminate, medium green with white variegation at margins. In spring they emerge coppery orange to ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica
Growers and fans of lily-of-the-valley shrubs probably know Little Heath variety, but few of them know that there was a selection made some time ago with only green foliage. In my view it is much more eleg ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 1m 0.3 - 1.3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica
Lily-of-the-valley shrubs are very popular ericaceous plants with attractive foliage and abundant flowering. Mountain Fire is one the best old varieties. It produces abundance of vase-shaped, creamy white flowers hanging on ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.8m 0.5 - 1.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica
Lily-of-the-valley shrubs are very popular ericaceous plants with attractive foliage and abundant flowering. Purity is another dwarf variety. It is similar to Prelude but more rounded and regular in habit. The flower buds a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.6m 0.4 - 0.6m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica
This variety of lily-of-the-valley shrub called Red Mill is one of the hardiest. Early in the spring it has tiny white flowers in pendent racemes, so loved by bumblebees. They are urn-shaped and small enough to enable bees ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.8m 1 - 1.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica
Temple Bells pieris will drag your attention mainly to its foliage rather than flowers. The compact habit of the plant as well as lovely foliage may recall dwarf Japanese mock orange (pittosporum tobira) which is not hardy enough for zones 5 or 6, but ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 1m 0.3 - 1m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica
Lustrous green foliage of Valley Valentine pieris complements extraordinary deep rose-pink flowers which come out from late March till early April. They are urn-shaped, sweetly scented, composed in long, pendent racemes, and last for 2-4 weeks. Deadhead spent flowers immediately after ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica 'Ppobas'
POLAR PASSION® is a lily-of-the-valley shrub with dark purple pink flowers in dense racemes. Individual flowers are urn-shaped, slightly fragrant, and come out from late March for 6-8 weeks. Evergreen leaves are narrow ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica ssp. yakushimanum
Lily-of-the-valley shrubs are very popular ericaceous plants with attractive foliage and abundant flowering. Sarabande is a compact to even dwarf variety from the Yakushimanum group. In late summer it makes short, upright r ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.2m 0.5 - 1.3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris x
Brouwer's Beauty is a mid-sized Lily-of-the-valley shrub with up to 12 cm long, purple-red, horizontal flower racemes. They consist of numerous yellow-green tiny buds that turn red before winter and open up into white, slig ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.8 - 1.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pleioblastus pygmaeus
Pygmaeus is a dwarf bamboo species native to Japan. It is often used as lawn alternative as it is a fast and densely growing perennial that can create a nice groundcover in no time. Within 10 years it can take up a space of ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Polystichum polyblepharum
Japanese tassel fern belongs to the evergreen group. Its leaves are hardy to about -20C if sheltered from sun and wind. In any case the plant is fully hardy to about -30C. Upright growing leaves are long fronds made of dark green, glossy, leathery leaflets, often with hairy indumentum on the rever ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 0.8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Polystichum tsussimense
Korean rock fern is an East Asia species with glossy, evergreen foliage. It forms small, compact shuttlecocks of 20-40 cm long, pinnate fronds which might have been bi-pinnate if only the pinnae had not been joined at the base into one, deeply lobed, lanceolate, ab ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.4m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Potentilla tridentata (sibbaldiopsis)
Nuuk is a pretty evergreen perennial cinquefoil with glossy foliage and numerous white flowers. The leaves are distinctly divided into 3 leaflets, each of them decorated with 3 small lobes at the tip. They are rich green, g ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.2m 0.3 - 0.5m 1   (down to -46C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Ani is a Hungarian cherry laurel bred by Dr. Jozsa Miklos in order to achieve hardy and compact varieties suitable for cold winters of Central And Eastern Europe as well as resistant to summer heat and drought. Ani looks a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1.5 - 1.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Caucasica is a healthy, vigorous, and tall shrub that can reach 4 meters under ideal conditions. Deep green leaves are broadly elliptic and glossy. Compound flowers are white, fragrant and appear in April/May, and are followed by very ornamental non-edible fruit. Cherry laurels needs slightly ac ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Diana cherry laurel is a compact variety producing dense, almost congested shrubs ideal for hedging. Its evergreen leaves are leathery, deeply veined, highly glossy, emerge with orange hues and mature to deep green. The pla ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 2.5m 2 - 2.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Gajo is a novelty Bobkovie that was discovered as a natural mutation of Otto Luyken variety by Wilhelmus P.C.Nouws in Dutch town Zundert in 1996. It ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Greentorch is a fastigiate cherry laurel variety from France, bred and introduced by Minier Nursery in 2009. Its almost columnar habit is highly appreciated in small gardens where space is limited, as well as in evergreen h ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 1.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Herbergii is another cherry laurel favourite. It is a dense shrub with elongated, deep green, and glossy leaves. It grows medium fast and unlike another hedging variety Caucasica this one forms a compact pyramidal shape with plenty of bottom branches from young age. This makes i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2.5m 1 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Ivory is a fantastic new variegated cherry laurel. It was found as a naturally occurring mutation of Caucasica hence its similar features. Evergreen leaves are 10-12 cm long, oval, flat and medium glossy. The base colour is very deep green, splashed with irregular blotches of al ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Kleopatra® is a recent successful introduction from Hungary, made by Dr.Jozsa Milkos in 2007. This cherry laurel is a compact, graceful shrub with somewhat arching branches and rich green, evergreen leaves that emerge ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
“Mano” has medium to dark green, highly glossy leaves with very light underneath. They grow upright and dense along the branches. Their size is about 6x3 cm, obovate shape which makes it look different from most of cherry laurels. The shrub grows bushy from the ground, and is densely bra ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
“Mount Vernon” is an American variety of the lowest cherry laurel which is used for borders, rock gardens, and most often as a luxuriously looking groundcover. The leaves are highly glossy, bright to deep green and slightly drooping which brings an extra elegant feature. Although this is ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Novita is a new sensation among cherry laurels. Eventually there is a hardy variety which has benefits of the formerly more tender ones: it grows fast and big, has large leaves of a nice colour, and is surprisingly hardy fo ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 1 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Novita is a new sensation among cherry laurels. Eventually there is a hardy variety which has benefits of the formerly more tender ones: it grows fast and big, has large leaves of a nice colour, and is surprisingly hardy fo ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 1 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Otto Luyken is probably the best known and the hardiest selection among cherry laurels. It is a small, healthy shrub, which predominantly spreads to sides. It reaches no more than 1,5m in many years, therefore can be used be used for planting under trees or as a ground cover. Pointed leav ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 2 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Otto Luyken is one of the best known as well the most reliable and the hardiest selection among cherry laurels. Its evergreen pointed leaves are glossy and dark green. In April and May appears a profusion of erect racemes c ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 2 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Piri is a dwarf cherry laurel variety of dense and almost rounded habit. Its evergreen leaves are leathery, broadly elliptic to ovate, dark green, and glossy. The plant grows slowly, only some 5-10 cm per year, and is suita ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Rotundifolia is one of the most popular cherry laurels in Great Britain, Belenux, and southern Europe. It has mid green to dark green, widely ovate leaves as opposed to most cherry laurels whose leaves are more narrow and elongated and usually very dark. It makes a neat, compact ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 2m 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Zabeliana cherry laurel is quite unique in its family. Its evergreen, leathery, deep green and highly glossy leaves are much narrower than on most varieties and arranged alternately alongside thin and very flexible, willow- ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 1 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Etna® is the queen of laurels. Its bright emerald green leaves are glossy and healthy, slightly curved at the ends and edges which gives the whole shrub added plasticity. New leaves emerge coloured in rich bronze. Etna’s foliage is much more tolerant of winter sun scald than ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1.5 - 2.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus 'Anbri'
Etna® is the queen of laurels. Its bright emerald green leaves are glossy and healthy, slightly curved at the ends and edges which add plasticity to the overall appearance of the plant. New leaves emerge copper orange ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3.5m 1 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus 'Mariblon'
GENOLIA® is an excellent addition to the family of hedging cherry laurels. It comes from Switzerland, and was bred by Pepinires de Genolier in 2002. It forms a handsome, columnar, evergreen shrub which requires no pru ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 0.5 - 1m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus 'Verstra'
ELLY® is a German introduction of slender growing cherry laurel from Adrian Straver. It forms a dense, columnar, evergreen shrub which requires no pruning to look great. Leathery leaves are mid to dark green, narrowly ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 0.5 - 0.8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus 'Zsfi'
SOFIA is a dwarf cherry laurel that can easily be mistaken for a holy because of its distinctly serrated (not spiny) leaves. Hoar frost makes a picturesque sight in autumn and winter and you will want to make a photo of the ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus ('Castlewellan')
If you like cherry laurels, all of them will look boring next to this specialty. Marbled White is an extraordinary variety with creamy white marbled leaves. They are quite large and for the best contrast it should be placed in semi-shade or shade. This shrub has upright, pyramid ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2.5m 1 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus lusitanica
We are specialists in evergreen plants and offer the widest possible range of hardy, quality plants. Portugal laurel is a great evergreen plant that is surprisingly hardier that some large-leaved cherry laurels. Origin: S.W.Europe. This shrub has ovate to ell ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus lusitanica
Portugal laurel is a great choice that is surprisingly hardier that some large-leaved cherry laurels. It has ovate to elliptic, pointed, mid-sized leaves that are deep green and glossy and have conspicuous red stalks and new twigs, especially in cold winter months. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 6m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus lusitanica
We are specialists in evergreen plants and offer the widest possible range of hardy, quality plants. Angustifolia is a very elegant variety of Portugal laurel. Irrespective of its origin it belongs to the hardiest evergreen plants for our climate and performs better than some ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 6m 2 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus lusitanica
Angustifolia is a very elegant variety of Portugal laurel. Irrespective of its origin it belongs to the hardiest evergreen plants for our climate and performs better than some large-leaved cherry laurels. It has narrower le ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus lusitanica
Brenelia is an elegant novelty variety of Portugal laurel from early 21st century. In appearance and use it is similar to Angustifolia variety but has larger leaves with undulated margins. The stalks and new stems are rich ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus lusitanica
Brenelia is an elegant novelty variety of Portugal laurel from early 21st century. In appearance and use it is similar to Angustifolia variety but has larger leaves with undulated margins and exhibit faster growth. The stal ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus lusitanica 'Ybrazo1'
You can easily fall in love with this Portugal laurel if you like evergreen plants. It will enchant you with its lush, glossy leaves. They are large, thick, somewhat undulated, and emerge coppery orange, turn soft green, and mature to dark green in summer. They res ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1.5 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pyracantha
Scarlet firethorn Orange Glow has profusion of bright red fruits on the background of small, bright to dark green, glossy, evergreen leaves. It likes clay, alkaline soil, and is drought tolerant. ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pyracantha
Scarlet firethorn Soleil dOr has profusion of vivid yellow fruits which beautifully contrast with deep green foliage. To maintain a compact shape we recommend to trim it a few times a year, but only after flowering. It likes clay, alkaline soil, and is drought tolerant. ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pyracantha coccinea
Red Column is a fast growing and vigorous variety of scarlet firethorn. From late summer it produces abundance of vibrant red, scab-resistant berries which are not edible nor poisonous and are eaten by the birds in winter. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 2m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus ilex
Holm oak or holly oak (holm is an old word for holly) is native to the Mediterranean and is spread from southern parts of Italy, France, Spain and Portugal, to west Balkan and milder parts of North Africa. It used to form vast are ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 15m 6 - 8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus ilex
Holm oak is a natural species, not a hybrid in spite of two specific names in its Latin title. Around 2000 Tranquillo Matteini discovered a single seedling of different characteristics in his nursery in Pistoia, Italy. After a few years of growing and testing it tu ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 12m 4 - 8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus ilex
Holm oak is a natural species, not a hybrid in spite of two specific names in its Latin title. Oleifolia is one of its few selections made in order to describe distinctly different seedlings. Its evergreen, leathery leaves ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 10m 3 - 6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus rhysophylla
Mexican oak is not a widespread tree. It is not listed in many encyclopedias in America and is almost non existent in Europe as it is too tender to grow in most parts of the old continent. Still, there is a mention in 1979 of a special sport selected from this species. At that time Internet w ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus x hispanica
Waasland is a variety of hybrid Spanish oak and the name of a Belgian region where it was found. It features elongated leaves with irregular lobes, which resemble oak leaves more than most other varieties. They are very sti ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 12m 4 - 8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus x turneri
Pseudoturneri is a later variety of Turners oak. Its leaves are very similar to common oak, mid green, shallowly lobed and partly glossy. Compared to its hybrid parent it is a little smaller, hardier, and holds its leaves more reliably over the winter. Still, some leaves may fal ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Matador is a name for a new rhododendron variety, however, it appears that the breeder did not check the registration list because there is already a rhododendron of that name - bred by Lord Aberconway from 1931. Anyway, we ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1.5 - 1.8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Abraxas is a rhododendron dichroanthum (bicoloured) cross which, as the name suggests, produces glossy flowers combining two colours - rich red on the outward petals, and golden orange in the throat. Upper lip is decorated ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 1.3 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Alfred is an old grandpa in the rhododendron family having survived gust of both weather caprice or fashion as it is more than a hundred years old. It was introduced already in 1891. It was bred by T.J.R.Seidel from German ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 1.5 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Anna Baldsiefen is a small-flowered rhododendron variety of compact, not dwarf habit. From late April produces masses of clear pink, broadly funnel-shaped, wide-open flowers with conspicuous white stamens. It blooms every y ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.3m 0.5 - 1m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Balalaika is a one of the few sensational varieties which have orange shades in the flower colour. The flower margins are salmon pink, grading through rich orange to deep yellow in the throat. The blooming shrub looks exquisitely but naturally at the same time. For richer flowering and gro ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1.3 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Belami® is a new variety of popular rhody with very attractive flowers. They are large, with white base and prominent red blotch with dotting extending nearly to the flower petal margins. For richer flowering and growth dead-head where possible. Rho ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.8m 1 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Brasilia is another sensational variety which has the long-desired orange shade in the flower colour. The flowers are a combination of salmon pink and light orange, with slightly frilled margins. The overall colour appearance is a nice and warm shade of orangey-pink. This plant was gra ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Brigitte is a fantastic rhododendron, no wonder that its breeder Hans Hachmann gave it a girl’s name – I bet the girl was as charming as this piece. Brigitte is a compact and very bushy growing rhododendron that ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.3m 0.8 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Calsap is another good old buddy that was bred by M.W.Michener and introduced already in 1965. It is a large, fast growing shrub producing erect trusses of very pale lilac-violet, almost white flowers with a striking deep burgundy red blotch. Blooming time i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.8 - 2.5m 1.8 - 2.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Caruso rhododendron is a pink-flowering hybrid which, thanks to some yaku-blood in its veins, produces profusion of flowers on a compact plant. The flowers are large, borne in erect trusses, bright pink with delicate red st ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Like a glowing neon sign. This is how Claudine rhododendron shines when in full bloom. It has 6-7 cm large, bright pink flowers with gently frilled margins that are surprisingly lighter that the petals which outlines their beauty even more. It grows strong and wider than tall. Hybridiz ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 2m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
“Cosmopolitan” brightens up every garden with its clear pink trusses of large flowers with deep purple dotted throats. Leaves are large, too, and glossy, very attractive all year round. It flowers as one of the first. For richer flowering and growth dead-head where possible. It prefer ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Cunningham's White is probably the best known white flowering rhododendron hybrid. The upper petal is decorated with multicoloured flare – grading from yellow, green, and brown to deep red. Prolific, year-to-year bloo ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Dagmar is a Czech rhododendron variety bred by Bohumil Kavka in 1965. It is a rather slow growing, compact, evergreen plant with gorgeous flowers. Each inflorescence bears up to 14 soft pink flowers with golden yellow throa ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.3m 0.8 - 1.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Danuta rhododendron will attract your attention by shining, light pink flowers with a contrasting deep maroon blotch. They are large, 8-9 cm across, and appear from the first decade of May until late May. Evergreen leaves a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Rhododendron Dora Amateis is an old favourite from the USA, bred in 1951 by Edmond Amateis from Brewster, New York. The plant is a cross between r.minus and r.ciliatum, and bears profusion of pure w ...
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USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 1 - 1.8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7