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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 full sun to shade 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 full to partial sun 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Andromeda polifolia
Blue Lagoon is a Bog rosemary with clear blue-grey leaves with silvery hues. They are evergreen, linear-lance-shaped, rosemary-like, 2-3 cm long. Urn-shaped, soft pink flowers appear from mid spring (April/May) and often la ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.4 - 0.8m full to partial sun 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 full to partial sun 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Arbutus unedo 'Bocarm'
MERCURIUS is a French variety of frost-resistant strawberry tree, bred by Jean Giraudet from the French nursery Ppinières du Bocage in Sèvremont, near the city of Nantes in the west of France, and introduced in 2 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.7 - 1.5m 0.8 - 1.5m full sun 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Armeria pseudarmeria DREAMERIA®
Sweet Dreams armeria bears clear pink flowers composed in 3-4 cm wide, spherical flowerheads atop sturdy, 15-20 cm tall, leafless stems. The inflorescence resembles ornamental onion flowers but without any scent. They bloom ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.2m 0.2 - 0.3m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Aucuba japonica
This evergreen shrub of Japanese aucuba is a commonly known favourite especially in Britain and in milder parts of humid regions of Germany and Benelux. The first specimen was brought from Japan to Europe in 1783, and has been sought after ever since for its beautifully varigated/golden-spott ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m semi-shade to shade 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 semi-shade to shade 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 semi-shade to shade 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Amoena is a Japanese azalea with small to mid-sized, bright, deep fuchsia pink flowers, hose in hose, that totall cover the plant when in full bloom. They come out in mid May and continue until early June. Thanks to their bright colour it will light up the daker corners of your ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.8m 0.4 - 1m semi-shade to shade 5   (down to -29C) 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 semi-shade / partial sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Knigstein is an old fortress near Dresden, Germany, as well as a name for this Japanese azalea. It was bred at Pillnitzer castle gardens, close to Knigstein fortress. It is a slow and dense growing plant with profusion of large, 3-4 cm across, widely open, purple-violet flowers with ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.8m 1 - 1.3m full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Little Red is another compact Japanese azalea variety. It might be compared to perhaps Marushka unlike which Little Red is more upright, yet slow growing; or to Allotria variety which tends to grow larger and a little leggy ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.6m 0.8 - 1.3m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) 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 semi-shade / partial sun 6   (down to -23C) 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 semi-shade / partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Stewartstonian is becoming the most sought-after evergreen azalea with red flowers. The red is soft, almost orangey red, as far as we can talk about orange in Japanese azaleas. It grows moderately and forms a fairly compact shrub that does not need to be pruned. Slightly glossy lea ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.8m 1 - 1.5m semi-shade to shade 5   (down to -29C) 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 semi-shade / partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica 'Walmauvruf'
WALBERTON’S® MAUVE RUFFLES is an evergreen azalea producing extraordinary flowers. They are large, semi-double or fully double, mauve to lilac pink with ruffled margins. They open in profusion from about late Apr ...
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 semi-shade / partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica 'Walpinruf'
WALBERTON‘S® PINK RUFFLES is an evergreen azalea producing extraordinary flowers. They are large, semi-double or fully double, clear pink with ruffled margins. They open in profusion from about late April for 3-4 ...
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 semi-shade / partial sun 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 semi-shade / partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea x
Aladdin Scout is a great Kurume azalea with profusion of soft red, large flowers. It blooms from end May until early June. Evergreen leaves are medium sized, deep green, and narrowly ovate. It grows medium fast in all direction forming a rounded bush. Azaleas can be clipped t ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 1.3m 0.6 - 1.3m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea x
If you are fond of summer-flowering hybrid azaleas then this variety can easily become a jewel in your garden. Its name is Summer Sun and it is another Satsuki azalea. Soft red flowers look very attractive on the background of deep green foliage. They open in late June or early ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.6m 0.4 - 1.3m full to partial sun 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azaleodendron
Azaleodendron is a rare hybrid between deciduous azaleas and evergreen rhododendrons. This unusual plant has very attractive flowers of mauve colour and narrow petals, and narrow, bright green, semi-deciduous leaves. Flowers are sweetly fragrant and come out in late spring or early summer whi ...
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 semi-shade / partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Berberis buxifolia
This low shrub is an attractive form of barberry. The main feature that distinguishes it from others is evergreen foliage. The leaves are 2-3 cm long, bright green, oblong or ovate with spiny tips. Unlike other barberries it has only very small thorns or is entirely spineless. Older leaves may turn ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.5m full to partial sun 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 full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Bergenia cordifolia
Shoeshine™ Rose a bergenia (elephant’s ears) variety from Syngenta breeders. It produces more compact, dense clumps with smaller, broadly oval to almost rounded, thick, evergreen leaves. They are medium green, p ...
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 full sun to shade 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Calluna vulgaris
Scotch heather is a genus of one species of evergreen shrub from N. and W. Europe to Siberia. They are low and spreading or ground-covering plants that are easy to grow and produce awesome displays when flowering from late summer until late autumn. There are more t ...
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 - 0.5m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia japonica
Alba Simplex is a spring flowering hardy camellia whose origin, despite the availability of multiple historical sources, is rather uncertain. One source claims that it comes from China but does not support it with any furth ...
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 semi-shade to shade 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia japonica
Kimberley is another old Japanese camellia variety from early 20th century, and awarded AGM by RHS in 1934. It produces beautiful, cup-shaped, rich scarlet red blossoms with a crown of yellow stamens. Flowering begins in Ap ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2.5 - 3.5m 1.3 - 1.5m semi-shade to shade 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia japonica
Kingyo-tsubaki is another collectible gem among Japanese camellias. It was first described in Shirai-Bunko from 1789 and has so far received many names. Translation of its accepted Japanese name means goldfish camellia beca ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1.5 - 2.5m semi-shade to shade 7   (down to -18C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia japonica
Sanpei-tsubaki is a gentle companion of commonly showcase Japanese camellias. It originated in Japanese prefecture Aichi in 1966 and was named after Mr. Sanpei Oguri, jr. (tsubaki means camellia). Its flowers are rather sma ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 2m semi-shade to shade 7   (down to -18C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Carex comans
New Zealand sedge is an evergreen perennial grass, usually featuring brownish foliage. Bronze Form is an upright growing variety with thin leaves in pale reddish-brown colour with bronze or orange hues. Only side leaves arc ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.4m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Carex laxiculmis
BUNNY BLUE™ is a unique variety of creeping sedge, bred by Head Ornamentals Inc. from Seneca, South Carolina, USA, but surprisingly patented only in Europe (EU 36925 of 2014), not in the US. You can recognize it at on ...
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 semi-shade to shade 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Carex morrowii
Japanese grass sedge is an evergreen species of ornamental grass native to central and southern Japan. Irish Green is a pure green gem among variegated sedges. It makes 1-1.5 cm wide, strap-like leaves that are erect and on ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.4m full sun to shade 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 - 2m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Choisya 'Ap cg001'
LITTLE BEE® is a dwarf variety of hybrid Mexican orange, bred by Alan Postill from the Hillier Nurseries from 2021. It is a short growing, compact, evergreen shrub with sweetly fragrant flowers. It produces a profusion ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1m 0.8 - 1m full to partial sun 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 full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Choisya 'Lissfing'
GREENFINGERS® is a large-leaved Mexican orange variety from 2019, developed by Peter Catt from Liss Forst Nursery in Liss, Hamshire, England. It bears evergreen, softly leathery, glossy, palmate leaves divided into 7 l ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m full sun 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 - 2m 1 - 1.5m full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Choisya 'Pmoore06'
ROYAL LACE is a fine-leaved Mexican orange variety from 2013, developed by the original hybrid choisia breeder Peter Moore from England. It was granted EU patent No. 41455 in 2015. It bears evergreen, softly leathery, delic ...
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 full sun 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 full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Daphne x transatlantica 'Blafra'
ETERNAL FRAGRANCE™ is a compact and dense growing variety of a hybrid daphne with long flowering period. Its small flowers are tubular, almost white inside and pale lilac pink outside. They have a strong and sweet per ...
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 full sun 5b   (down to -27C) 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 full sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Delosperma congestum
The species of congested iceplant produces rich yellow flowers, 2-3 cm across, flowering in masses from late spring until midsummer, later flowers appear sporadically. There are a couple of unique varieties producing white flowers. Iceplant loves sunny and dry l ...
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 full sun 4   (down to -34C) 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 full sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus pungens
Maculata is a thorny olive variety with utterly handsome foliage. The evergreen leaves are leathery, broadly oval/ovate, glossy, up to 10 cm long, deep yellow in the centre and dark green at margins with some light green hi ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 5m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei
Evergreen silverthorn is a natural hybrid of e. macrophylla with large, evergreen, rather rounded leaves and vigorously growing e. pungens with narrower foliage and thorns. It is sometimes called Russian olive which is not correct as this name is alre ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 3m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei
Coastal Gold is another showcase among evergreen silverthorns which originated just like its other variegated sisters – by natural mutation. Its evergreen leaves have dark green margins and rich yellow centres which o ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 2 - 3m full to partial sun 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 1.5 - 2m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Erysimum
Shrubby wallflower is a long-flowering perennial, or to be precise a subshrub forming woody stems, exactly like lavender plants do. Fragrant Sunshine is a selection made by David Ralph Tristram in 1994 in West Sussex, UK, p ...
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 - 0.4m full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Euonymus fortunei
Canadale Gold is a sensational, fully hardy variety with large, gently serrated, ovate to rounded leaves of mid green colour with bright yellow margins that turn pink in winter. It grows vigorously and bushy in sun or not too deep shade. Wintercreepers are excellent, low shrubs tha ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m full sun to shade 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Euonymus fortunei
Emerald'n'Gold spindle has bright green leaves in the centre and vivid yellow edges that often override the green colour giving a golden effect to the whole shrub. In autumn and winter majority of leaves turn pink or purple ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 1m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Euonymus fortunei 'Interbolwi'
As it happens with many other cultivars, BLONDY®, too, was a matter of coincidence. It happened when gardener Gus Bolwijn found one branch on Sunspot variety showing distinctly different, very colourful leaves. This sport was then successfully cloned and we can now offer a very at ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.5m 0.5 - 1.5m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Euonymus japonicus
Dwarf varieties of Japanese euonymus (spindle) are the hardiest of all Japanese spindles. This one has small, narrow, leathery, green leaves with white margins. It forms a compact, slow-growing shrub which makes it ideal for rockeries and small or front gardens. Pruning is possible but not necessary ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m full to partial sun 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Euonymus japonicus
Microphyllus is a small-leaved variety of Japanese spindle. Leaves are deep green, elliptic and small, only about 3 cm long. The shrub grows slowly and very dense, it is supposed to be a dwarf plant in your climate (zone 6). It needs no pruning but can take it: in spring for re- ...
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 - 0.8m full to partial sun 6b   (down to -21C) 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 full sun 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 full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Fargesia nitida
Great Wall is an English variety of fargesia nitida forming a compact, dense clump. Its leaves are narrowly elongated, evergreen, rich green or with some blue green hues. It makes strong stems that grow fast in the first ye ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 3m full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) 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 full sun 4   (down to -34C) 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 full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hebe
Red Edge is a unique hebe variety with purple red hues on autumn and winter foliage. The leaves are evergreen, small, broadly oval, pale green to grey green. In June it produces terminal clusters of small, pink flowers. It ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.4m 0.6 - 1.3m full to partial sun 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 full to partial sun 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 full sun to shade 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hedera colchica
Persian ivy is a beautiful species with extremely large leaves that no other hardy ivy is able to offer. This is a shrubby ivy variety whose name was recently changed from Arborescens to Fall Favourite because Arb ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.5 - 1.5m full sun to shade 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 full sun to shade 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 full sun to shade 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Hedera helix
Goldchild is a beautiful addition to the family of variegated ivies. It is an English ivy variety with deep green leaves decorated with pale yellow to rich yellow margins. They are evergreen, leathery, and typically have 3 ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m full sun to shade 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 full sun to shade 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helianthemum
Rock roses are popular ground-covering perennials available in many attractive colours. Not many of them boast double or even semi-double flowers but this one does. Its name is Cerise Queen and produces fully double, pastel ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.2m 0.3 - 0.8m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helleborus
Anna’s Red is a Lenten rose bred by Rodney Davey in the UK and released after 12 years hard breeding work in 2013. It is a surprise success of crossing h. lividus, h. niger, and h. x hybridus. It was named after Anna ...
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 full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helleborus
Lucy Black is an adorable piece among hybrid Lenten roses which represents one of the two current holy grails in the field of hellebore hybridization: black flowers while the other desire is to get yellow flowers. Lucy Blac ...
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 semi-shade / partial sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 is a cross of h. x eriscmithii and h. x hybrida, and Josef Heuger named it in honour of his home town Glandorf helle ...
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 full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helleborus 'Jhe00091'
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 full to partial sun 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 semi-shade / partial sun 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 semi-shade to shade 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Heuchera americana
Marvelous Marble™ Silver is a coral bells variety with shallowly lobed, orbicular leaves which emerge purple red in spring and as the temperature rises, leaf margins reveal green colour while leaf centres remain dark ...
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 - 0.5m full sun to shade 4   (down to -34C) 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 full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex
Nellie R. Stevens holly is one of the most cultivate hardy hollies worldwide simply because it is beautiful and versatile. It is a cross between English holly (ilex aquifolium) and Chinese holly (ilex cornuta). It grows rel ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 1.5 - 2.5m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex (maximowicziana var.kanehirae)
This Japanese holly is a unique species formerly known as ilex mutchagara. Its correct Latin name is far too long and a bit complicated to both pronounce and spell, hence its modern trade name IMPALA® holly. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 0.5 - 1m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
Argentea Marginata is an eye-catching cultivar of variegated English holly. Its sharply serrated, evergreen leaves are almost identical to those of the species but moreover are decorated with a wide brim of creamy white col ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 3m full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
Harpune is another novelty among English hollies. It is a mutation of another variety called Alaska. The main difference is in the leaves which are not spiny along the margins, but only have a medium sharp tip. They are narrowly elliptic, mid to dark green and very glossy. Harpu ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m full sun to shade 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 full to partial sun 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 full to partial sun 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 full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) 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 full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
Pyramidalis Aureomarginata is an attractive variegated sport of Pyramidalis holly. It produces highly glossy, evergreen leaves with deep green centres and thick ye ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 3m full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex aquifolium
Toscana is a new selection of evergreen, spineless holly from Italy from early 2000’s. It has medium-sized (about 3-5 cm long), rich emerald green, glossy leaves that lack almost any spines, only the tip is a bit sharp-ish. Toscana is a female variety that produces small a ...
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 full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) 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 full sun to shade 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 full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) 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 full sun to shade 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 full sun to shade 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
ilex crenata
This holly is a popular variety for Japanese bonsai. It has dark green, glossy leaves similar to box. This cultivar has upright habit without pruning and is rather slim. It is very popular for evergreen groups with spreading or groundcovering shrubs, for patios or front gardens. Fruits are small, gl ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 0.3 - 0.8m full to partial sun 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 full to partial sun 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 - 2m full sun to shade 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 full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex glabra 'SMNIGAB17'
GEMBUX®, in America sold as GEM BOX®, is a true gem among inkberry varieties. It is renowned for extremely dense, rounded habit and slow growth, making it a great substitu ...
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 full to partial sun 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 full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x altaclerensis
Belgica Aurea is a variegated version of Highclere holly a sport of Belgica variety, found and introduced by a Dutch nursery Koster & Son in 1908. Originally it w ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 1.5 - 3m full to partial sun 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 full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x altaclerensis
Lawsoniana is my favourite. It is a female, variegated version of male plant Hendersonii which is just green. The leaves of Lawsoniana are deep green at the margins, grading through light green towards bright yellow centres. They are curled which gives the plant an extraordinary appear ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 4m 1 - 2.5m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x koehneana (syn. 'Castaneifolia')
Chestnut Leaf is probably the most common variety when you happen to come across a Koehne holly in Europe early 21st century. I am giving this date deliberately in case you are reading this article in 2050 or later, laughin ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 6m 1.5 - 3m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x meserveae
Blue Prince® is probably the most popular variety of all so-called blue hollies. It is a male plant that does not produce fruits but is a pollinator for female plants of this group (e.g. Blue Princess). On the other hand, it grows faster than female varieties and has larger ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x meserveae
Blue Princess is probably the most popular female variety of blue hollies. It flowers abundantly in the spring and fruits are born in the autumn. They are bright red, shiny berries that remain on the plant until early to mid spring. To produce fruits it needs a male pollinator ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x meserveae
Germany has another novelty among blue hollies. Its name is Heckenpracht and it is a cross between ilex aquifolium Pyramidalis and ilex x meserveae Blue Prince® ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 0.5 - 1.5m full sun to shade 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 full to partial sun 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 full to partial sun 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 - 0.6m 0.5 - 1m full to partial sun 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 full to partial sun 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 full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x meserveae (Castle Spire™)
Heckenfee® is a new variety of blue holly from Germany, bred by Hans Hachmann and patented only in 2000. It is a female variety of its male form Heckenstar. This means that this cross produces berries. Outside Europe it is distributed under trade name Castle Spire™. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 1.5m full sun to shade 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x meserveae (Castle Wall™)
Heckenstar® is quite a novelty from Germany, bred by Hans Hachmann and patented only in 1998. It is a cross ilex aquifolium „Pyramidalis“ and ilex x meserveae R ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 0.5 - 1.5m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Jacobaea maritima
Silver ragwort comes from the Mediterranean basin and its home is in all South-European countries, as well as North Africa, Turkey, and Greece. It makes woolly, evergreen leaves which are densely covered with the finest silvery grey indumentum that nature invented. ...
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 - 0.4m full sun 7   (down to -18C) 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 full to partial sun 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Bay State is a soft pink flowering variety of mountain laurel, bred and introduced by an American breeder of ericaceous plants Elinor Clarke in 1989. She named it after the nickname of her home state Massachusetts. Its flow ...
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 full to partial sun 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 full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Bull's Eye is a favourite mountain laurel variety from times when it was difficult to get any other. This one has rich burgundy red colour on white background and white-ish buds. Flowering is abundant and reliable. It grows wider than tall, like a rhododendron. There are man ...
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 full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Carousel is an attractive mountain laurel variety bred by Richard Jaynes, and introduced in 1982. It has medium-sized flowers with irregular, deep maroon, dotted corolla on white background. Buds are grayish white and open ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
You needn’t be a mountain laurel collector to fall for this new variety from the first sight. Its name is Ginkona and it has the largest flowers ever seen on this plant. They are up to 4 cm across, almost white with deep burgundy brown blotches that may join in a band a ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m full to partial sun 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1m full to partial sun 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 full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Nani is a mountain laurel variety from 1994, named in 2007 after the grandmother of Karl Hbber’s wife, hence Nani has nothing to do with ‘nana’ commonly used for dwarf plants. Nani mountain laurel has str ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.3m 0.8 - 1.3m full to partial sun 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 full to partial sun 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Peppermint is one of the most sought after novelties that was hybridized and first introduced in 1991 by Richard Jaynes. The main colour of the flowers is white, with 10-12 deep red stripes along the petals in outward direction. The buds are white. Leathery leaves are elongated, flat, ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m full to partial sun 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 USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Schokra is another dark-flowered mountain laurel variety from Germany, bred by Dr.Karl-Heinz Hbbers in 1993 a s across between Shooting Star and Mitternacht. Its flowers are deep burgundy red but not black, decorated with ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 0.8 - 1.3m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Tiddlywinks is one of a few dwarf mountain laurels available so far. It was bred by Richard Jaynes in 1978 and introduced to trade ten years later. It makes a profusion of smaller flowers that are soft pink outside, almost ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 1m 0.6 - 1m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Zebulon is a mountain laurel bred by Karl-Heinz Hbbers in 2003, and introduced 6 years later. It is a cross between large-flowered Ginkona, and white-flowered Peppermint. The result bears rich trusses with up to 100 indivi ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 1 - 1.3m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lavandula angustifolia
Essence Purple is a compact lavender variety which forms an evenly rounded bush without fallen stems. It is about 40 cm tall and still very compact and very dense. Fragrant flowers are rich lavender violet and appear from J ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.5m 0.4 - 0.5m full sun 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 full sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucothoe
Little Flames® leucothoe is a love at first sight if you like vibrant red colours. It has short, narrowly ovate, evergreen leaves with a conspicuous tip. They emerge rich red in spring, mature to medium green with red ...
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 full sun to shade 5   (down to -29C) 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 full sun to shade 5   (down to -29C) 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 full sun to shade 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucothoe axillaris 'Opstal20'
Leucothoe species is a relatively new group of plants in Central Europe which gain more and more attention and admirers, including me. They are low or prostrate evergreen shrubs with leathery leaves and sufficient hardiness. Twisting Red& ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.4 - 0.6m full sun to shade 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 full sun to shade 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 semi-shade / partial sun 6   (down to -23C) 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 full sun to shade 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 full sun to shade 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 full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ligustrum japonicum
Texanum is a highly attractive variety of Japanese privet, also called waxleaf privet. Its evergreen leaves are leathery, narrowly ovate, 4-6 cm long, bright green and glossy above, pale g ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 1.5 - 2m full to partial sun 7   (down to -18C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ligustrum lucidum
Excelsum Superbum is a highly attractive, variegated form of glossy privet. It makes large, up to 15 cm long and 6 cm wide, ovate to oval, pale dark green leaves abundantly variegated butter yellow, often extended to the mi ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 1 - 2m full sun 7   (down to -18C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ligustrum lucidum
Excelsum Superbum is a highly attractive, variegated form of glossy privet. It makes large, up to 15 cm long and 6 cm wide, ovate to oval, pale dark green leaves abundantly variegated butter yellow, often extended to the mi ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 1 - 3m full sun 7   (down to -18C) 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 full sun to shade 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, ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.5m full sun to shade for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lonicera henryi
Copper Beauty is a new variety of Henry’s honeysuckle is an evergreen climber with golden yellow flowers. They come out in early summer and are followed by black berries. Leaves are lance-shaped, mid green and copper-red as they emerge. It needs humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil in f ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 6m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora
This evergreen pearl among flowering trees is one of the hardiest southern magnolias ever selected. It was named after a lady from New Jersey, USA, who grew magnolias in her garden. One bad winter nearly all of them died. Only this one survived -30C. So she decided to make cuttings and later on had ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
5 - 8m full sun 5b   (down to -27C) 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 full sun 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 full sun 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. ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1.5 - 2.5m full sun 6b   (down to -21C) 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 full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora ('BBB')
Bracken’s Brown Beauty, commonly shortened to BBB, is one of the hardiest and reliable southern magnolias. It was selected as a chance seedling by Ray Bracken in his nursery in Easley in South Carolina, USA, in ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 8m 3 - 5m full sun 5b   (down to -27C) 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 8m 3 - 4m full sun 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 semi-shade to shade 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Mahonia aquifolium
Apollo is a lower growing and compact variety of Oregon grape. It makes dome-shaped, evergreen shrubs with leathery, deep green, highly glossy, pinnate leaves composed of holly-like leaflets with serrated or thorny leaf mar ...
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 full sun to shade 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Mahonia aquifolium
Selection is a very simple name of Oregon grape holly that is really a mahonia selection of probably Italian origin that appeared after 2020 and lacks a proper variety name. It differs from the botanical species in its firm ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.8m 1 - 1.5m full sun to shade 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Mahonia x media
Another selection of grape holly comes from Irish nursery Slieve Donard. Its name “Winter Sun” is perfect as it really starts flowering well before Christmas if the beginning of winter is mild without substantial frosts. If the frosts come early the buds (unless damaged by extremely hars ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 1.5m semi-shade to shade 7   (down to -18C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Nandina domestica 'LemLim'
MAGICAL LEMON & LIME nandina comes from American town Locustville in Virgina. It is a chance seedling of open pollinated plants of nandina domestica Aurea. Its most significant features are habit and leaf colour. MAGICAL LE ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.8m 0.3 - 0.6m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Osmanthus heterophyllus
Holly osmanthus or false holly is a taxon of evergreen shrubs and small trees native to East Asia, southern Japan, and Taiwan. The species bears evergreen, leathery, dark green, highly glossy, and thorny leaves, which resemble hollies, but something seems to be wro ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 6m 1.5 - 3m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Osmanthus heterophyllus (var. tricolor)
If you like spiny leaves and colours, this variety of holly osmanthus is a must have in your collection. Its name is Goshiki and you are right to assume that it comes from Japan where its name means 'Five Colors'. It was ch ...
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 full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Osmanthus x burkwoodii
Burkwood's sweet olive is a garden hybrid between Chinese osmanthus delavayi and Turkish osmanthus decorus. It is more beautiful and tougher than either of its parents. It boasts dense habit, profuse flowering, and handsome foliage. Evergreen leaves a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1.5 - 3m full to partial sun 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 - 3m 1.5 - 2.5m full to partial sun 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1.5 - 3m full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Phillyrea angustifolia
Green Up is a narrow-leaved mock privet selection introduced after 2020. It exhibits slower, narrower, and more uniform growth compared to the species. Its evergreen leaves are narrowly elliptic to lance-shaped, 3-4 cm long ...
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 - 2m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Phillyrea latifolia
Large-leaved mock privet is possibly the key feature of so-called macchia vegetation found in dry and hot, rocky slopes of South Europe. They cope extremely well with long-lasting drought and are usually unattacked by wild animals. This mock privet is called large- ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 2 - 4m full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia 'Kolmavoca'
MAGICAL VOLCANO is a new photinia bred by Peter R.Kolster from the Netherlands in 2009. It is a cross between popular Fraser’s hedging photinia and Chinese
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1.5 - 2m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia davidiana (Stranvaesia davidiana)
David's photinia / Chinese stranvaeasia is an evergreen shrub whose close relative is a garden hybrid photinia Red Robin. It comes from China and Vietnam and has better cold resistance and narrower leaves. They are deep green and glos ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 4m 1.5 - 3m full sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia davidiana (Stranvaesia davidiana)
undulata is a natural variety of Chinese photinia with slightly wavy leaf margins. Its evergreen leaves are narrowly lance-shaped to elliptic, acuminate, deep green, and glossy. They emerge coppery red in spring, and in aut ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1.5 - 3m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia glabra 'Parsur'
DYNAMO RED is an Australian variety of Japanese photinia from the town of Kulnurra, where it was selected by its breeder John Robb in 2001. One parent was the hardy variety Red Robin and the other was a male plant of p. gla ...
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 full to partial sun 7   (down to -18C) 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 4m 1.5 - 4m full to partial sun 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 1.8m 1 - 1.5m full to partial sun 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia serratifolia 'REV100'
CRUNCHY® is a French introduction of Chinese photinia invented by Jean-Pierre Faure. When I first saw it I was amazed at its similarity to Coppertone loquat, especially as a standard tree. Loquat is a Mediterranean, te ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) 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 full sun to shade 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri
Some time ago crossing of two species of photina resulted in an extremely successful and attractive plant: Fraser photinia. It is called Red Robin and in countries with mild winters it is one of the top favourites for evergreen hedges ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 0.8m full to partial sun 7   (down to -18C) 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1.5 - 3m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri 'Bourfrits'
CORALLINA is a Fraser’s photinia variety bred by Andre Bourquin from a town Bordèrez-sur-l'Èchez (S.W. France near the Spanish border) in 1994 by self-pollinating Red Robin variety and subsequent selection o ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri 'BR2011'
CHICO is the smallest photina known to trade so far. It is an evergreen shrub with small, glossy, broadly elliptic leaves with conspicuously serrated margins which bear strong resemblance to arbutus unedo foliage. They emer ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.4m full to partial sun 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 1.5m full to partial sun 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1.5 - 2.5m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri 'Oploo1'
RED LIGHT is a Dutch selection of popular photinia from 2013, bred and introduced by Alexander van Oploo, EU patent 32555. It has distinctively different colour of new twigs - they are bright red (as opposed to common wine ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1.5 - 2m full to partial sun 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.5m 0.8 - 1.5m full to partial sun 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1m full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica
Carnaval is a beautiful and colourful variety of Japanese lily-of-the-valley shrub. This evergreen gem shows narrowly lance-shaped, evergreen leaves that are dark green in the middle and creamy white along the margins. New ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1m full sun to shade 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1m full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica
Little Heath is a dwarf variety of pieris. It is a neat little shrub with short, elongated, pointed leaves of mid green colour with white margins. New leaves emerge orange to copper red. It grows very slowly, forming a low, compact shrub. No pruning required. It dislikes excess ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.5m 0.3 - 0.5m full sun to shade 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica
Lily-of-the-valley shrubs are very popular ericaceous plants with attractive foliage and abundant flowering. Mountain Fire is one the best old varieties. It produces abundance of vase-shaped, creamy white flowers hanging on ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.8m 0.5 - 1.5m full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica
Lily-of-the-valley shrubs are very popular ericaceous plants with attractive foliage and abundant flowering. Purity is another dwarf variety. It is similar to Prelude but more rounded and regular in habit. The flower buds a ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.6m 0.4 - 0.6m full to partial sun 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m full sun to shade 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica 'Ppobas'
POLAR PASSION® is a lily-of-the-valley shrub with dark purple pink flowers in dense racemes. Individual flowers are urn-shaped, slightly fragrant, and come out from late March for 6-8 weeks. Evergreen leaves are narrow ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.6m full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris taiwanensis (syn. p. japonica)
Taiwanese lily-of-the-valley shrub is a botanical species the island of Taiwan which was discovered and first described by the British botanist and plant collector E.H. Wilson. He introduced it in Great Britain in 1918, and 4 years later the Royal Horticultural Soc ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.5m 0.8 - 1.5m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.8 - 1.8m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pleioblastus pygmaeus
Pygmaeus is a dwarf bamboo species native to Japan. It is often used as lawn alternative as it is a fast and densely growing perennial that can create a nice groundcover in no time. Within 10 years it can take up a space of ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0m full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Polystichum polyblepharum
Japanese tassel fern belongs to the evergreen group. Its leaves are hardy to about -20C if sheltered from sun and wind. In any case the plant is fully hardy to about -30C. Upright growing leaves are long fronds made of dark green, glossy, leathery leaflets, often with hairy indumentum on the rever ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 0.8m semi-shade to shade 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Ani is a Hungarian cherry laurel bred by Dr. Jozsa Miklos in order to achieve hardy and compact varieties suitable for cold winters of Central And Eastern Europe as well as resistant to summer heat and drought. Ani looks a ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1.5 - 1.8m full sun to shade 5   (down to -29C) 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 1 - 3m full sun to shade 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 1 - 3m full sun to shade 5b   (down to -27C) 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 2 - 3m full sun to shade 5   (down to -29C) 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 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1.5 - 2.5m full sun to shade 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus 'JM34'
KLEOPATRA® is a Hungarian cherry laurel variety bred by Dr. Jzsa Miklos and introduced in 2007. It forms a compact, graceful shrub or a small tree with spreading branches and dark green, glossy, leathery, evergreen le ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2.5 - 3.5m 1 - 2m full sun to shade 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
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2 - 3m 0.5 - 1m full sun to shade for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus 'Zsfi'
SOFIA is a dwarf cherry laurel that can easily be mistaken for a holy because of its distinctly serrated (not spiny) leaves. Hoar frost makes a picturesque sight in autumn and winter and you will want to make a photo of the ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m full sun to shade 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus ('Castlewellan')
If you like cherry laurels, all of them will look boring next to this specialty. Marbled White is an extraordinary variety with creamy white marbled leaves. They are quite large and for the best contrast it should be placed in semi-shade or shade. This shrub has upright, pyramid ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2.5m 1 - 2m full sun to shade 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus lusitanica
We are specialists in evergreen plants and offer the widest possible range of hardy, quality plants. Portugal laurel is a great evergreen plant that is surprisingly hardier that some large-leaved cherry laurels. Origin: S.W.Europe. This shrub has ovate to ell ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 2 - 4m full to partial sun 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 6m 2 - 3m full to partial sun 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 4m full to partial sun 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 2.5m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1.5 - 2m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus lusitanica 'Ybrazo1'
When I first saw the large, glossy, and thick leaves of TICO® Portugal laurel, it was clear that a new chapter of the evergreens was about to be written. First, I tested its hardiness in several locations of Czechia an ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 3m full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pyracantha
Orange Charmer firethorn produces mid-sized, bright orange, glossy berries maturing to the richest colour from mid to late September. Leaves are narrowly ovate, deep green and glossy, mostly evergreen. Branches have thorns. ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 3m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
8 - 15m 6 - 8m full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Abraxas is a rhododendron dichroanthum (bicoloured) cross which, as the name suggests, produces glossy flowers combining two colours - rich red on the outward petals, and golden orange in the throat. Upper lip is decorated ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 1.3 - 1.5m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Sometimes I sense a certain antipathy towards pink flowering rhododendrons, as if there were far too many. Well, I agree that there are a lot of them but they are not always the same pink, ask a painter how many pinks there are. For instance,
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Code of winter protection zone 7
1.3 - 1.5m 1.3 - 1.5m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Alexis is a rhododendron with light violet to lilac coloured flowers with a conspicuous deep burgundy red, almost black blotch. Individual flowers are 6-8 cm wide and come at the end of May and last until mid June. Leaves are deep green. This shrub grows vigorously about 1.4m ta ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.8m 1 - 2m semi-shade to shade 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.3m 0.5 - 1m full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Belami® is a new variety of popular rhody with very attractive flowers. They are large, with white base and prominent red blotch with dotting extending nearly to the flower petal margins. For richer flowering and growth dead-head where possible. Rho ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.8m 1 - 2m semi-shade / partial sun 6   (down to -23C) 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
“Cosmopolitan” brightens up every garden with its clear pink trusses of large flowers with deep purple dotted throats. Leaves are large, too, and glossy, very attractive all year round. It flowers as one of the first. For richer flowering and growth dead-head where possible. It prefer ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m semi-shade / partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Danuta rhododendron will attract your attention by shining, light pink flowers with a contrasting deep maroon blotch. They are large, 8-9 cm across, and appear from the first decade of May until late May. Evergreen leaves a ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 1 - 1.5m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.8m 1 - 1.5m full sun to shade 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Gunter Dinger is a unique rhododendron variety bred by Hans Hachmann in 1995. It was named in honour of the senior chief of Cologne’s garden centre Dinger’s. The flowers represent a very special colour combinati ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.3 - 1.8m 1.5 - 2m semi-shade / partial sun 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.8m 1 - 2m semi-shade / partial sun 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. ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 1.8m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Hania is a jewel among rhododendrons with light flowers. They open from pink buds into pale pink to almost white with ivory shades which turn out especially in afternoon sun. The throat is decorated with deep maroon blotch ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 1.5 - 2m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
This rhododendron is currently the flag ship of Hachmann’s nurseries in Germany. It was bred and introduced by Holger Hachmann in 2009, and named after his late father Hans Hachmann (†2004). It bears uniquely co ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.8m 1.5 - 2m semi-shade / partial sun 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Kokardia® is a showy rhododendron variety with glowing lilac pink, funnel-shaped flowers decorated with a deep maroon flare on the upper petal. It flowers reliably every year in May. Evergreen leaves are deep olive gre ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 1 - 1.5m semi-shade / partial sun 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1.3m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Madame Masson is a queen of elegance from 1849. This large-flowered rhododendron boasts 6-7 cm wide, pure white flowers with pale yellow to medium amber orange dotting on the upper petal. They open from pink buds from the s ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.3 - 1.8m 1.5 - 1.8m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.3 - 1.5m 1.3 - 1.5m semi-shade / partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Metallica is an awesome variety of rhododendron bred by Holger Hachmann. It produces profusion of pure violet flowers with very dark, almost black blotch from late May until early June when most other rhododendrons have fin ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.3 - 1.5m 1.5 - 1.8m full sun to shade 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Olin O.Dobbs is a rhododendron variety named after its breeder, and I looked everywhere but could not find a single other rhododendron this American citizen hybridized. Could it be a one-hit-wonder? Still, it is a beautiful ...
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Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m semi-shade to shade 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Raphaela is an attractive bi-coloured rhododendron hybrid by Hans Hachmann from 2009. The flowers combine striking purple pink margins and golden yellow throat. It is an early variety blooming already from second half April ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.3m 0.8 - 1.5m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Rasputin is a large-flowered rhododendron variety from Hans Hachmann in Germany, introduced in 1986. It boasts 7-8 cm wide, deep purple violet flowers with a deep maroon blotch. They come out from late May until mid June. E ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.3 - 1.8m 1.5 - 2m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Rocket”. Tender, clear pink trusses of frilled flowers must mean love at first sight. This hybrid has very attractive, deep green, glossy foliage and is sun tolerant. For richer flowering and growth dead-head where possible. The roots are shallow, spreading to sides in search for nutrients. ...
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 full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Saffrano is a yaku rhododendron hybrid from 1987 bred by Vuyk van Nes. It makes pale yellow, campanulate flowers which open from dark orange-red buds. Blooming begins in mid May and continues until early June. Evergreen lea ...
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 full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) 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 full sun to shade 5b   (down to -27C) 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 full to partial sun 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 full sun to shade 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 full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron 'Microhirs3'
NUGGET BY BLOOMBUX® is a beautiful rhododendron cross of r.hirsutum and r.micranthum. It is a compact, evergreen shrub with profusion of small but lovely flowers from late May until mid June. They open from salmon pink ...
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 full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron 'Microhirs9'
BLOOMBUX® MAGENTA rhododendron is a sister variety which rose from the same breeding as NUGGET BY BLOOMBUX® and only differs in having deeper pink flowers ...
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 full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron ('Goldschatz') (Yakushimanum)
Goldprinz is considered the best yellow-flowering rhody so far. The flowers are banana or gold-yellow with conspicuous burgundy red dots. It is a yakushimanum sport, growing slowly and very compact, flowering reliably and abundantly every year. It likes full sun and needs a sheltered location ...
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 full to partial sun 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 full to partial sun 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 full to partial sun for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron (syn. 'Randy')
Amber Kiss is a late flowering rhododendron variety christened in 2013. Its highly attractive flowers open from pink buds to creamy white with pale amber tones before they mature. The throat is marked with a conspicuous bur ...
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 full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron (yakushimanum)
Caroline Allbrook is a compact yakushimanum rhododendron of attractive habit and possible the most sought-after flower colour among all yakushimanums. It forms a neat evergreen shrub with elongated, leathery foliage, ...
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 full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron (Yakushimanum)
Schneekrone (Crown of Snow) is a white wonder bred by Hans Hachmann in 1968. It produces highly elegant, snow white flowers with burgundy red dots on the upper lip, opening from pink buds from about mid May for 2-3 weeks. The evergreen leaves are leathery, b ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 1 - 1.8m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron (yakushimanum)
Silberwolke is a beautiful yaku hybrid bred by Hans Hachmann in 1963. It bears profusion of bell-shaped flowers opening from abundant trusses consisting of 12-16 buds. Flowers are clear pink first, maturing to snow white. 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 1.3 - 1.5m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron dichroanthum
Bhmen means Bohemia (Czech Republic) and it is a bicoloured rhododendron which was found as an unnamed seedling in Prhonice Arboretum in the Czech Republic, by German horticulturist W.Wstemeyer in 1974. He liked it so mu ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.3m 1.5 - 1.8m full sun to shade 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron dichroanthum
Maskarill is a fabulous achievement bred by Hans Hachmann in 1985. It is a cross of a wild species rhododendron dichroanthum ssp. scyphocalyx and a little known rhodo hybrid called August. The result is a breathtaking combination of brilliant r ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 1.5 - 2m semi-shade / partial sun 6   (down to -23C) 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 full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sarcococca confusa
This sweet box is believed to have come from western China where it probably originated as a natural hybrid of two species. Nowadays, you will not find it in the wild either because it is extinct or perhaps it never existed as a botanical species. Very interesting ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 1 - 1.5m semi-shade to shade 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 semi-shade to shade 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sempervivum
CHICK CHARMS® is a fascinating and beautiful series of hens and chicks including the award-winning gem Gold Nugget from 2017 that was bred by Chris Hanson and which emerges golden orange and red and shines like a real ...
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 full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Sempervivum, Jovibarba
Houseleek is in fact a plant of two genus - sempervivum and jovibarba. They are so similar that the trade does not really differentiate them, possibly also because sempervivum is an accepted synonym for jovibarba. Houseleek comes from mountainous regi ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.2m 0.2 - 0.5m full sun 4   (down to -34C) 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 semi-shade to shade 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 semi-shade to shade 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Skimmia japonica 'Moerings 3'
Dutch series RUBESTA® of Japanese skimmia is bred by Adrianus Jozeph Moerings and his first introduction, called solely RUBESTA®, is an improvement over a bestselling male ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.7m 0.5 - 0.8m semi-shade to shade 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Skimmia japonica (syn. 'Godrie's Dwarf')
Marlot® skimmia is the mother variety of the forthcoming mutations Magic Marlot® and Mystic Marl ...
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 semi-shade to shade 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 full to partial sun 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Viburnum
I always feel a proud when describing a plant that comes from our Czech breeding. Prague viburnum is one of them and the name tells where exactly this hybrid originated in 1955. It is a cross between viburnum rhytidophyllum and viburn ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 3m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Viburnum cinnamomifolium
Cinnamon-leaved viburnum is a beautiful evergreen shrub that was discovered in China by Ernest H.Wilson in early 20th century and brought to the USA in 1905. It is very similar to David’s viburnum but la ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Viburnum davidii
Angustifolia is a botanical term used for plants that have narrow leaves. In case of this variety of David viburnum the leaves are about 50% narrower but darker green compared to the species. They are evergreen, partly glos ...
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 full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) 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 full sun to shade 4   (down to -34C) 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. Alba periwinkle
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 full sun to shade 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Vinca minor
Illumination is a fascinating periwinkle variety with highly attractive foliage. The leaves are striking yellow in the centre and dark green at margins. Pinwheel-shaped flowers are violet blue, divided into 5 petals, 2-2.5 ...
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 - 0m full sun to shade 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 full sun 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 full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Yucca flaccida
Golden Sword is an attractive variety of Adam’s needle with coloured leaves. It is an evergreen shrub with basal rosettes of erect, inversely lance-shaped, leaves which are rigid but not sharp when touched. They are bright yellow in the centre and pale green along the marg ...
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 full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Yucca rostrata
Beaked yucca is a tree-like yucca with evergreen, steel-blue leaves formed in a dense rosette. The blades are 40-60 cm long and only 1-1.5 cm wide. You can also come across specimens with a thin yellow margin but those do not seem to be considered separate or named ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 0.5 - 1m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Yucca rostrata
Sapphire Skies is a valued beaked yucca variety with a more pronounced leaf colour. It is a tree-like yucca with evergreen, rich blue-green, silver-frosted leaves with jade hues. The blades are 40-60 cm long and 1-2,5 cm wi ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 0.5 - 1m full sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7

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