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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
Mini Mahogany bugle is a smaller-leaved version of former variety Mahogany. It makes narrowly spoon-shaped, evergreen, glossy, leaves of dark green colour with deep maroon to mahogany brown hues as they emerge. From ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.1m 0.5 - 0m 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
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
Artemisia
Powis Castle is an English variety of wormwood that is also called Brass Band. It is most likely a spontaneous hybrid between the species a. arborescens and a. absinthium from the Middle East where wormwoods willingly hybri ...
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 - 0.8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Aucuba japonica
Golden King is another selection of old Crotonifolia variety with heavily variegated leaves. The blotches of various size always cover at least 50% of the whole foliage area, and in spring new leaves ...
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
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
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
Blue Danube is a German variety of Japanese azalea. It is a slow and dense growing plant with profusion of large, 3-4 cm across, widely open, purple-violet flowers with a darker blotch just like rhododendrons have. Leaves are small, almost flat, elliptic to oval, deep green and ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1.3m 5b   (down to -27C) 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
Double Beauty is a Dutch azalea introduction from 1966. It is an evergreen Kaempferi hybrid, a cross between an unnamed double-flowering seedling and Vuyk’s Scarlet variety, bred and introduced bred by C.B. van Nes & ...
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
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
Girard’s Rose is another Girard azalea variety that originated in Girard Nurseries in Ohio, USA. Flowers of this one are bright rosy pink and open up in May. The evergreen foliage is mid green, turning deep burgundy r ...
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
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
Luzi is a compact variety of evergreen azalea with snow white flowers. It was bred by German rhododendron and azalea breeder Gergard Mittendorf and introduced in 1975. Its flowers are mid-sized and come out in profusion fro ...
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
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
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
Radja is an old and reliable hybrid of hardy evergreen azalea. It produces bright, warm red, open wide, single flowers and they come out in profusion from about mid May for 2-3 weeks on the background of small, dark green, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.5 - 1m 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
Rosinetta® is another unique Japanese azalea bred by Hans Hachmann. It has pure pink, double or tripple flowers that are 4-6 cm wide and come out late in May, and continue blooming until mid June. It grows slowly, 10-year old plant is about 60 cm high and 80 cm wide. 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 0.5 - 1.5m 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
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 'Kazuko'
GEISHA RED is another gem out of the GEISHA series of Japanese azaleas. It makes dwarf plants with a profusion of small, single, raspberry red flowers from the first half of May for 2-3 weeks. At its peak it is smothered 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 - 1m 5b   (down to -27C) 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 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
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
Camellia
Spring Festival is one of the most valued hardy camellia hybrids (cuspidata hybrid) with double, pink flowers. They are not very large but appear in profusion from early April for 6 to 8 weeks if the plant has enough buds. ...
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 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
Campanula portenschlagiana
BlueOne® bellflower belongs to the Tendenza® series. It is an evergreen perennial with small, rich violet, narrowly funnel-shaped flowers from early summer until late autumn, or even early winter if its beginning ...
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 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Campanula portenschlagiana 'Planet'
AMBELLA® PURPLE is an evergreen bellflower plant with deep violet blue flowers from early summer until late autumn, or even early winter if its beginning is mild. The colder the weather the darker the flowers. Leaves a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.2m 0.4 - 0.8m 4   (down to -34C) 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 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
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 - 2.5m 1 - 1.5m 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
Daphne x transatlantica
Summer Ice is a variegated form of hybrid daphne caucasica found by Bob Tichnor of Oregon State University’s North Willamette Research and Extension Centre in Oregon, USA. The source does not say whether the plant is ...
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
Daphne x transatlantica 'Blapink'
PINK FRAGRANCE™, or also marketed under its complete name SPRING PINK ETERNAL FRAGRANCE™, is a sister variety which arose from breeding its predecessor – ETERNAL FRAGRANC ...
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
Delosperma cooperi
Jewel of Desert is a fantastic iceplant series with various colours including white, yellow, several shades of orange, pink and red. Flowers are 2-4 cm across, and bloom continuously for 5 months! From late May until early ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.1m 0.3 - 0.5m 5b   (down to -27C) 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
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
Evergreen silverthorns are attractive shrubs of mild climates of Europe. They are valued for vigorous growth and coloured leaves. Eleador® is a new, patented variety with almost yellow leaves, margined dark green with lighter green highlights. They are leathery, but thin ...
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 6b   (down to -21C) 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
Limelight is my personal favourite among evergreen silverthorns. It has ovate, up to 10 cm long, leathery but thin leaves that are bright yellow in the middle and deep green at margins. The area between the centres and margins is light, soft green so the overall effect is 3-colo ...
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 '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 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
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 '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
Festuca gautieri
Bearskin fescue or spiky fescue is a lovely perennial with bright green, narrowly linear, inward inrolled leaves that look spiky but are very soft and nice to touch indeed. The plant naturally forms small mounds and spreads very s ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.2m 0.2 - 0.3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Festuca glauca 'Casblue'
INTENSE BLUE® is a blue fescue of a striking colour. It was bred by Allure Tuinplanten and Amigra from the Netherlands. It was found in 2005 and introduced three years later. The plant makes well-behaved, symmetrical, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.4m 0.2 - 0.3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hebe
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. Cobb Valley is a compact and desne growing variety. In early summer ...
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 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hebe
Golden Esk is a whipcord type hebe. It produces sprays of cypress-like branches covered with tiny, scale-like leaves of bright green colour that changes to golden yellow or even honey yellow in autumn and winter. The branches grow upright with elegantly drooping their tops. ...
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
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
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. Lawrencon's Pink is a cute variety with soft pink flowers decorated with a small orange eye in the centre and numerous short yellow sta ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.2m 0.5 - 0.8m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helianthemum
Rock roses are popular ground-covering perennials available in many attractive colours. Supreme is a variety formerly known as Red Orient. It produces small, only about 2 cm wide fl ...
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. 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 Amber® Lenten rose produces large, pale pink flowers with millions of purple red freckles. Its petals are broadly ovate, acuminate, almost flat, and borne in one or two rows. Flowers come out according to weather ...
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 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
Regina is another Lenten rose variety with very dark flowers. Its is from Spring Promise® series and makes medium large, 4-5 cm across flowers from January for about 3-4 months ...
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
Lily is a novelty Lenten rose from Spring Promise® series from 2016. It makes large, 5-7 cm across flowers which resemble water lilies. They have 2 or 3 rows of petals, profusely decorated with purple pink veins ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.4 - 0.5m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helleborus 'Coseh 4100'
ICE'N ROSES® is an attractive series of early hellebores bred by Josef Heuger from Germany. It produces dense tufts with profusion of very large flowers which in warm winters come out in profusion from early December u ...
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 argutifolius
Corsican hellebore is a special plant with deeply toothed margins on light green, leathery leaves. They are evergreen but in regions with cold and long winters they may die back in mid-winter and only flower stems rise up from January till March producing yellow-gr ...
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 - 0.8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helleborus foetidus
Stinking hellebore, stinkwort or even dungwort - these are all very charming names for a beautiful hellebore species which has the only frailty: the flowers or crushed leaves don't really smell that nice. Ok, now that we know it we won't put our noses closer, but w ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.5m 0.3 - 0.4m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helleborus niger
Christmas Carol hellebore is a very early variety which is able to start flowering long before Christmas, often in late October until late winter. And thanks to flowers' longevity they remain nice for about 6-8 weeks even a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.1m 0.3 - 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® Pink is a variable beauty among double flowering Lenten roses. The flowers emerge very pale pink or almost white with richer pink marbling, highlights or dotting, and mature to more uniform, darker pastel ...
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® Red is a double flowering Lenten rose with 3 rows of almost rounded, dark burgundy red petals decorated with white marbling at margins. Flowers come out according to weather, mostly from February until la ...
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
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
Helleborus x ballardiae ('Coseh890')
Maestro® hellebore is another from the ballardiae hybrids i.e. crossings of h.lividus and h.niger. They usually have marbled foliage and dusky coloured flowers. Maestro&# ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.5 - 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
Marmalade, yummy! This coral bells variety looks tasty indeed. It emerges coppery orange in spring - looks like orange marmalade, and gains salmon pink shades throughout the season, mostly on the reverse of the leaves which ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.5m 0.3 - 0.4m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Heuchera
Silver Scrolls is a coral bells variety with almost rounded, rather flat leaves. They are dark green to deep burgundy brown with rich silvery marbling enhancing the veins. Foliage colour does not change dramatically during ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.4m 4   (down to -34C) 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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Iberis sempervirens
Fischbeck is a compact variety of candytuft. From April until late May it produces profusion of snow white flowers composed in flattened corymbs atop 10-15 cm tall stems. Evergreen leaves are very narrow, elongated, deep gr ...
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 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex
Malcolm S. Whipple is a hybrid male holly which originated in Colvos Creek Nursery, Washington, USA. It was named after Malcolm Whipple (1925-2019), a farmer and horticulturist, who loved plants and gardens, and when he ret ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2.5 - 3.5m 1.5 - 2m 6   (down to -23C) 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 aquifolium
This holly seems to have identity crisis. In the book of varieties there are two names - Myrtifolia Aurea Maculata and Angustifolia Aurea Maculata. Both mean basically the same: narrow-leaved spotted gold. Well, I recon there must have been a reason t ...
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
Argentea Marginata is an attractive varigated holly which looks great in every garden. It enhances every evergreen composition, and lightens up shady corners. The shape and size of the leaves are the same as on the common holly, and they have creamy margins along the sharp, toot ...
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 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
Briots Menhir is a beautiful holly introduction from 2016 which was found as a natural mutation of an older variety Madame Briot by H. Zintel Jr from the Netherlan ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 2.5m 0.5 - 1m 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
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
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
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
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
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 '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 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 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-like leaves with a hard tip. T ...
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
Wilsonii is a rare variety of Highclere holly. It bears 5-7 cm long, oval to oblong, deep green and very glossy leaves. They are mildly spiny when young and lose spines as the plant grows taller than 1m, then new leaves become mostly entire with just one sharp tip. It is a femal ...
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
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 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 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
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 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
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
Bandeau is a mountain laurel variety of striking colour of flowers. They are very large – 2-3 cm across – and come out from pink buds. They bear a dark maroon band on almost white background sporadically decorat ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 1 - 1.3m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Big Boy is a unique variety of mountain laurel bred by Arthur A.Wright and introduced in 1991. Its predominant feature are its large, evergreen leaves – they are 10-12 cm long and up to 4 cm wide. This makes the plant ...
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
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
Kaleidoscope is another mountain laurel with dark-coloured flowers. They are mostly dark cinnamon red to deep burgundy red with a conspicuous white margin, and open from deep red buds. It was bred by Richard Jaynes in 1987. Leathery leaves are elongated, flat, medium green. This ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 1 - 1.8m 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
Moyland is a new variety of mountain laurel from 2009 named after a castle near the city of Kleve, Germany. Its parents are the same as for another spectacular variety with dark leaves called Mitternacht. Moyland, however, has only light pink leaves with conspicuous blotches aro ...
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
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
Snowdrift is one of the few mountain laurels with white flowers. This variety has truly snow-white inflorescence, abundant and reliable every year. The evergreen leaves are leathery, dark green, and glossy. In 10 years it grows about 1m tall and wide. For a happy life it MUST ...
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
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
Dwarf lavender BLUE SCENT is a compact, clump-forming variety with violet-blue flowers on 20-40 cm long stalks. They come out in June and continue blooming until August. Evergreen leaves are narrow, greener than on the spec ...
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 - 0.6m 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 'Lipsbolwi'
RED LIPS® is a leucothoe novelty from 1999. It was discovered by A.L.Ch. Bolwijn in Putten, the Netherlands, as a natural mutation of a 15 years older variety
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 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) 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 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
Big Blue lily-turf is perhaps one of the most common lily-turf varieties in North America. It is comparable to Royal Purple variety in Europe. From late summer it produces 30-45 cm tall, purple flushed stems, topped with te ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) 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
Liriope muscari
Royal Purple lily-turf is like an improved version of an older car type - better in all aspects compared to its predecessor: larger leaves, larger flowers, deeper colour. The foliage is ribbon-like, dark green, very glossy, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.5m 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
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 bealei (mahonia japonica Bealei)
Leatherleaf mahonia is an attractive, architectural shrub. It has distinctive and coarse, bold foliage. The evergreen leaves are pinnate, mid green to almost blue-green and only partly glossy. They have sharp spines along the margins. This mahonia is hardier for zone 6 as opposed to hybrid ho ...
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
Mahonia eurybracteata
Narihira is a Threadleaf mahonia variety which is possibly the first widespread variety of this unique mahonia species in the USA. It is a stunning architectural plant whose habit resembles that of a small palm tree which m ...
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
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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.8m 0.3 - 1m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Nandina domestica
Twilight nandina is a variegated beauty among heavenly bamboo varieties. It was found as a naturally occurring mutation of Gulf Stream variety by Neil Marek of Magnolia Gardens Nursery from Texas, USA, in 2010. In spring em ...
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 - 0.8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Nandina domestica 'Seika'
OBSESSED is a patented nandina variety discovered by April Hering and Adeiana Garza from Texas, USA, as a natural mutation of Gulf Stream variety in 2005. It grow ...
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
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 '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 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
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
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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
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
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
1 - 3m 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
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 '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 - 2.5m 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
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
Passion® is a new variety from Holland. The intention was to breed a new plant that will show more reliable flowering of deep red colour and will be healthier. Only introduced in 2006 this plant is a winner. It is a cross between pieris japonica and pieris japonica Valley Valentin ...
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
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
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 'Opstal65'
LITTLE GOLDY is a dwarf lily-of-the-valley shrub that follows a success of its preceding variety Little Frosty. Its evergreen leaves are narrowly elliptic, short, ...
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 '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 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
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
“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
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 - 2m 1 - 2m 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 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
2 - 6m 2 - 4m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus lusitanica
Variegata is an eye-catching mutation of Portugal laurel. It bears evergreen, narrowly elliptic, slightly undulated, deep green leaves with white margins which turn pink in autumn and winter when leaf stalks and young twigs ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 2.5m 1 - 2m 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
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 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
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
„Blattgold“ is a sensational new variety from Germany. It is more attractive for its colourful leaves than lavender pink flowers. The leaves have irregular variegation that starts with bright golden yellow in the centre, is followed by light green blotches towards the edges, and finishes ...
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 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
Burletta is a fantastic rhododendron variety of the neriiflorum subspecies. It produces rich red, bell-shaped flowers early in the season on the background of dark green leaves with purple to wine-red indumentum on t ...
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 - 1.8m 6b   (down to -21C) 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
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
Edelweiss is a Japanese rhododendron that belongs to the Yakushimanum group. These were crossed with the species originally found on Yakushima Island, Japan. It bears rich trusses of large, bell-shaped flowers that open from clear pink buds to only slightly pinkish white ...
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 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Elizabeth Red Foliage is a unique novelty with new leaves of deep burgundy-red colour, just like new foliage of pieris. Funnel-shaped flowers are deep red. For richer flowering and growth dead-head where possible. Rhododendrons are low-maintenance shrubs that will perform superbly provide ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.3 - 1.8m 1.3 - 1.8m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
“Germania” attracts you first with leaves that are lighter green and broadly ovate. The huge flowers open from big buds, they have clear pink colour with gentle spotting. It grows bushy, and compact, making a bush wider than tall. It will not grow in full sun. For richer flowering 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 0.5 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
This rhododendron variety is commonly mislabeled as Diadem. It is not correct since the real Diadem originated in England already in 1862 and is white. This one is lilac pink and was bred by Hans Hachmann in Germany more than 100 year later - in 1969. It is a cross ...
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
Hachmann’s Feuerschein is an outstanding variety of rhododendron with large, cherry red to deep red flowers. They come out from the end of May until the middle of June. Evergreen leaves are dark green, partly glossy. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.8m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Hachmanns Charmant is a charming one with vivid pinky-purple, frilled margins of large flowers. The centres are almost white, the flare is deep red. For richer flowering and growth dead-head where possible. The roots are shallow, spreading to sides in search for nutrients. Never plant the ...
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
Kalinka is a yakushimanum rhododendron bred by Hans Hachmann in 1983. It flowers are a unique combination of light pink, deeper lilac pink at frilled margins, and orange markings in the throat. They open from almost red bud ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Lavendula is a gentle touch of lilac-lavender colour in your ericaceous border. This slow growing rhododendron is a fantastic piece with medium-sized flowers that are much bigger than the leaves. Those are evergreen and leathery, elliptic with a sharp tip. It is a successful cro ...
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Can you still recall how to dance Macarena? Well, refresh your memory because once you get yourself this gorgeous rhododendron hybrid, you will dance around the bush every other day when it starts blooming. The hose-in-hose flowers are very wide: 9-10 cm, deep golden yellow in t ...
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 6a   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
„Marcel Menard“ is truly a unique looking rhody with deep violet-purple flowers with a golden flare. It grows slower than others and remains compact. For richer flowering and growth dead-head where possible. It prefers bright to dappled shade or partial shade (partial sun). The roots ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.3 - 1.5m 1.3 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Markeeta's Prize is of the most sought-after red-flowering rhododendron hybrids. The early May flowers are scarlet-red with frilled petals. Evergreen leaves are leathery and dep green. For a good-looking shrub dead-head wh ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 1.8m 1.5 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Moser’s Maroon is a gorgeous rhododendron variety that in spite of being a good old grandpa – bred already in 1922 – it still occupies the top of rhododendron charts. In mid and late spring it produces vib ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.3 - 2.3m 1.3 - 2.3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Nancy Evans is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful yellow-flowering varieties. Its flowers are really yellow, with a deep orange margin and no flare. This variety requires a sheltered position. It can take full sun in summer but will prefer shade in winter ...
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 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Nova Zembla – another old time favourite among the ironclads, this time with bright purple-red flowers with a deep burgundy blotch. On a good site it can grow taller and wider than 2m. For richer flowering and growth dead-head where possible. The roots are shallow, spreading ...
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
Purple Pillow is a fantastic, dwarf variety of rhododendron. It makes profusion of lilac-pink to purple-violet small flowers in April and May. Once in full bloom the shrub is totally covered with flowers for 2-3 weeks. It o ...
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 - 1.5m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Red Impulse is a rhododendron variety from 1999 bred by A.W.Smith. He crossed several red flowering varieties in order to achieve a compact and bushy plant with deep red flowers. The result is breathtaking. Such vibrant red ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 1.3 - 1.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Red Jack is a huge rhodo variety from the Netherlands from 1975. It produces large, widely funnel-shaped, brilliant red flowers with slightly frilled margins and gentle dotting in the throat from about mid May. Evergreen le ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 2.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Robert Seleger is a unique rhododendron variety. It was bred by Dietrich G. Hobbie from German nursery town Westerstede in 1960. It is a hybrid where only one parent is known: rhododendron calostrotum ssp. keleticum, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.4m 0.5 - 1m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
“Roseum Elegans” is an old time favourite from England, from late 19th century. It has numerous trusses of medium-sized rosy lilac flowers that last for several weeks. Leaves are olive green. For richer flowering and growth dead-head where possible. The roots are shallow, spreading to ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.8 - 2.5m 1.5 - 2.5m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Red colour on rhododendron flowers is probably the classic which will never get boring. This compact form proves the fact. Scarlet Wonder has loose trusses of cardinal red flowers. Their colour is so vivid and wild that can hardly be left unnoticed. Leaves are very unusual, shor ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 1m 0.5 - 1.5m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Snipe is an attractive variety of dwarf rhododendron. It is a compact, low growing shrub with profusion of small, elliptic, evergreen leaves of dark olive green colour. After all frosts in first half of spring it produces n ...
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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Southland is a compact, lepidote rhodododendron hybrid bred by Dr.August Kehr in 1971. It is a cross of r.minus var.chapmanii which ensures heat tolerance along with less demands for watering, and r.keiskei which extends pl ...
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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Tanaga rhododendron is one of those with an interesting colour contrast between the petal colour and the blotch. This hybrid opens its large, funnel-shaped flowers from pale lavender violet buds into lilac pink flowers with ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 1.8m 1.5 - 2m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Tortoiseshell Orange is an awesome rhododendron hybrid from 1954. It combines soft golden yellow and pale salmon pink shades resulting in a beautiful pastel orange colour. Freshly opened flowers and in morning light they ap ...
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
Rhododendron
Ute Sye is an attractive dwarf rhododendron cross between r. dendrocharis and r. ‘Razorbill’, bred by Wolfgang Reich from Germany. It blooms already from late April and produces dense trusses composed of 20-30 s ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.3 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron (dauricum)
Incredible is a dauricum rhododendron hybrid with reliable evergreen foliage and fantastic flowers. They are single, rich lilac pink, wide open, and come out among the earliest rhododendrons - from early April. Leaves are l ...
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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron (impeditum)
Moerheim is a dwarf variety with short, ovate, deep green, glossy leaves, a dense habit, and lilac-blue small flowers. Rhododendrons are low-maintenance shrubs that will perform superbly provided you plant them well. They mostly prefer bright to dappled shade or partial shade (parti ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.6m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron (impeditum)
“Ramapo” is a dwarf variety with small, narrow, aromatic leaves of silvery-blue-green colour, a dense habit, and small, pink to light lilac flowers. Rhododendrons are low-maintenance shrubs that will perform superbly provided you plant them well. They mostly prefer bright to dappled shad ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron (impeditum)
Saint Merryn is a dwarf rhododendron renowned especially for its attractive foliage covering the plant all year round. The evergreen leaves are small, elliptic, deep olive green, glossy, and fragrant when crushed. In early ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1m for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron (keiskei)
Shamrock is a dwarf variety of rhododendron with loads of small, yellow-green flowers, and small leaves. It is sun and drought tolerant which makes it suitable for rockeries. Very hardy. For richer flowering and growth dead-head where possible. Rhododendrons are low-maintenan ...
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
Rhododendron makinoi
Jens Jrgen Srensen is a very special variety of makinoi rhododendron, named in honour of a Danish breeder in 2000. It is a healthy and beautiful variety ideal for exposed locations as it withstands temperatures down to -28C. Its evergreen leaves look like anything but a true ...
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 ponticum
Filigran is a delicate looking variety of mountain rhododendron with narrow leaves. It resembles another successful variety called Graziella but Filigran has narro ...
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 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron ponticum
Graziella is a unique variety with narrow leaves and deep red buds. Funnel to bell-shaped flowers are lilac pink and appear in early June. Leaves are dark green with deep burgundy tint. Though exotic looking it is hardy to min. -24C. Sturdy plant. For richer flowering and growth dead-head ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 1 - 1.5m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rubus fruticosus
VARIETIES: Oregon Thornless is a fantastic blackberry variety from the leading US blackberry producer: Oregon. It offers high yields of tasty fruit and does not irritate us with thorns. On top of that it has evergreen, deeply cut leaves so the pla ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 0.5 - 1m 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Santolina chamaecyparissus
Lavender cotton is a fantastic low, mound-forming shrub with very attractive silvery blue, finely textured foliage. It is evergreen so it decorates your garden all year round. Moreover, in summer in produces masses of small, vivid yellow flowers heads on long stalks. Leaves have an interestin ...
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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sarcococca hookeriana
Purple Stem is a Himalayan sweet box variety renowned for rich maroon stems in late winter and spring. They also may (but may not) turn purplish blue in autumn just like young stems of some blue hollies. It boasts highly gl ...
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
Sarcococca hookeriana 'Pmoore03'
Winter Gem is a Himalayan sweet box variety bred by Peter Moore from England. He succeeded in hybridizing a sweet box that will grow well in a pot which is something that sarcococca dislikes and will tolerate chalk (lime so ...
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
Sarcococca hookeriana 'Sarsid1'
FRAGRANT VALLEY™ is a Canadian contribution to the Himalayan sweet box family. It is a chance seedling selected by Gurjit Sidhu in their Sidhu & Sons Nursery in Mission, British Columbia, Canada in 2002. It was one of ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.5 - 1m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sempervivum
CHICK CHARMS® is a fascinating and beautiful series of hens and chicks from 2017 bred by garden Solutions, LLC, from Michigan, USA. 2020 they registered 18 different varieties, all of them beautiful and one of them is ...
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 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Skimmia japonica
I suppose that there’s never enough skimmia varieties when it comes to dwarf as well as female plants with berries. Just like Godrie’s Little Ruby. Johan Godrie from his nursery in Dutch town Achtmaal bred 2 sib ...
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
Skimmia japonica
Kew White is a compact, slow growing, female skimmia variety from England. It is a very pretty small shrub with evergreen, leathery, narrowly elongated, deep green, and glossy leaves. In early spring open tiny fragrant 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 0.5 - 0.6m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Skimmia japonica
Japanese skimmia is one gorgeous evergreen plant of low size which does even better with a bit of neglect. Olympic Flame is a female variety which produces number of vivid red spherical fruits from autumn till spring if a male pollinator (e.g. variety
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 - 1.3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Skimmia japonica
In 2017 Dutch grower T.C. van Eijk comes with a gorgeous new variety of Japanese skimmia with variegated leaves. There have been a few skimmias with variegated foliage already but they are dwarf. Perosa is not and though it ...
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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Skimmia japonica
Skimmia is a very nice small shrub, often used as a groundcover. It comes from Japan and the Himalayas. It needs a shady spot or a semi-shade as it loses leaf colour and suffers from sunburn in full sun. In the spring it has clusters of tiny fragrant flowers. It needs well cultivated, permeable, aci ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.8m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Skimmia japonica
Veitchii is a sought-after and very attractive female variety of Japanese skimmia. It boasts large, evergreen, broadly elliptic to obovate, dark green, and glossy leaves. In autumn are formed terminal panicles composed of t ...
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
Skimmia japonica (syn. 'Fructu Albo')
Wakehurst White is another jewel found in Kew Gardens' project at Wakehurst, about 40 km far from London. It is a slow growing, female skimmia variety with evergreen, leathery, narrowly elongated, deep green, and glossy lea ...
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
Skimmia japonica ssp. reevesiana
Reevesiana is a sought after subspecies of skimmia. It is a hermaphrodite plant that does not need a male pollinator to produce berries. These are vivid red and are follow tiny, white flowers in the autumn and winter. Evergreen leaves are elongated, elliptic, deep green and glo ...
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 - 1.3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Trochodendron aralioides
Wheeltree is an extraordinary evergreen piece from the East (Japan, Korea, Taiwan). Its uniqueness is emphasized by the fact that it is the one and only species of its genus. Moreover, it is a very old species, imprint of its leaf was found in a 49 million years ol ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 4m 1.5 - 3m 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Vaccinium vitis-idaea 'Lirome'
FIREBALLS is a Dutch variety of cowberry from the Netherlands, bred by Sierteeltkwekerij Maarten Bloemen, a nursery in Venhorst, the Netherlands. It produces a profusion of small, glossy, red fruit for a long period of time ...
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 - 1m 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Viburnum
Eskimo is a jewel among viburnums. It is an evergreen or semi-evergreen, compact shrub, growing slowly about 1m tall and wide. In mid-spring it makes almost spherical corymbs of pure white, lightly scented flowers. The flowering is reliable and abundant every year. There are so ...
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
Viburnum davidii
David viburnum is a handsome, compact little shrub, with eye-catching foliage. The leaves have prominent, deep veins, which give this shrub an additional 3D image. They are elliptic, emerald green with rich red or burgundy red stalks, young twigs, and flower buds. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.6 - 1.3m 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Viburnum rhytidophyllum
Want a fast grower to fill up an unattractive or empty space in the garden? Go for this one, leatherleaf viburnum will do the job fairly quickly. It has very showy leathery leaves with deep structure of veins. We suggest to control the size and shape by pruning/trimming in late spring to reach a des ...
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
Vinca minor
Periwinkle is a European native plant growing wild in the woods from Central Europe to Caucasus. It is a prostrate, evergreen groundcover offering a long flowering period. Periwinkle flowers are pinwheel-shaped with 5 divided petals, 2-2.5 cm across, pastel viol ...
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 - 0m 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Yucca filamentosa
Yucca is a fantastic plant which does resemble exotic parts of the world but is extremely hardy. It is an evergreen shrub with basal rosettes of erect, inversely lance-shaped, pale green leaves which are rigid but not sharp when touched. In second half of June it produces numerous creamy-whit ...
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
Yucca filamentosa
Bright Edge is another variegated Adam’s needle. Its leaves are enriched with wide, bright yellow margins. It is an evergreen shrub with basal rosettes of erect, inversely lance-shaped leaves which are rigid but not s ...
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

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