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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
Atlantic is a French variety of strawberry tree selected and introduced by the Pepinieres Minier in 1993. It boasts a neat and well-behaved habit, dense branching, and improved hardiness. Its evergreen leaves are narrowly o ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 2m full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Arbutus unedo
Compacta is a strawberry tree selection found many years ago as a seedling of the species. It boasts a neat and well-behaved habit, dense branching, and improved hardiness. Its evergreen leaves are narrowly obovate, 5-7 cm ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Arenaria montana
Sandwort is a superb, low-growing, and profusely flowering perennial with hundreds of small, single, white flowers from mid spring until early summer. The leaves are very narrow, elliptic, rich green and make a dense cushion which remains evergreen all year round. ...
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 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Armeria pseudarmeria
Ballerina Red is a great thrift variety from the Ballerina series with large, globular flower heads composed of rosy red flowers. Flowers are produced continuously from April till June atop strong, 20-30 cm tall stems. Ever ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.3m 0.2 - 0.3m full sun 6   (down to -23C) 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
Artemisia
Powis Castle is an English variety of wormwood that is also called Brass Band. It is most likely a spontaneous hybrid between the species a. arborescens and a. absinthium from the Middle East where wormwoods willingly hybri ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.8m 0.4 - 0.8m full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Aucuba japonica
Crotonifolia Gold is a spotted laurel variety selected from Crotonifolia. Its leaves are distinctly yellow spotted, new and top leaves are yellower than bottom and older leaves. They are extremely large for a hardy everg ...
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
Anouk is an extraordinary variety of dwarf habit but with large flowers. It grows slowly into a ground-covering shriu with less conspicuous horizontal layers. The flowers are pink and rather wide, when in full bloom they look as if someone dropped a basket of freshly cut rhododendron f ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.6m 0.5 - 1m semi-shade / partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) 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
Blue Danube is a German variety of Japanese azalea. It is a slow and dense growing plant with profusion of large, 3-4 cm across, widely open, purple-violet flowers with a darker blotch just like rhododendrons have. Leaves are small, almost flat, elliptic to oval, deep green and ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1.3m semi-shade / partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Elsie Lee is a fantastic Japanese azalea variety bred already in 1960. It produces large, 5-7 cm across, double flowers of pastel pink colour. They come out in profusion usually from mid May for 2-3 weeks. Evergreen leaves ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 1m 0.6 - 1m full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Another red flowering Japanese azalea from Hans Hachmann was bred in 1987 and was named Fridoline. It has medium-sized flowers: 4-4,5 cm wide of bright red colour. It blooms in late spring, from end May until mid June. Slow grower, mound-forming. Leaves are mid to dark green ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1m semi-shade / partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Japanese azaleas from the Girardseries are renowned for their excellent hardiness and rich flower colours. Girard's Hot Shot is an exciting variety with rich red flowers. The tone i ...
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 - 1m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Hachmann's Rokoko is another beauty from the collection of dwarf or low growing Japanese azaleas bred by German rhodo/azalea guru Hans Hachmann. It produces medium large, about 5 cm across, semi-double flowers of rich pink ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.8 - 1.3m semi-shade / partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Hino Crimson (or Hino-Crimson) is an evergreen azalea with rich red flowers. They are 3-4 cm across and have prominently rounded petal tips. They come out in profusion usually from mid May for 2-3 weeks. Evergreen leaves ar ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.8 - 1.3m full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Johanna is extremely popular for its deep red flowers anddark leaves. It flowers so abundantly that leaves almost disappear under the cloud of flowers. It is a slow grower forming a nice, mounding, compact shrub. Small, ovate to rounded leaves are mid green as they emerge, turning d ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.8m semi-shade to shade 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Kermesina Rose is a must have for everyone who likes varigated or multi-cloloured flowers. These are pink with a clear white margin. It is a slow grower forming an irregular, mounding, compact shrub. It may happen to this variety that a certain amount of flowers comes out without white ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m semi-shade to shade 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Knigstein is an old fortress near Dresden, Germany, as well as a name for this Japanese azalea. It was bred at Pillnitzer castle gardens, close to Knigstein fortress. It is a slow and dense growing plant with profusion of large, 3-4 cm across, widely open, purple-violet flowers with ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.8m 1 - 1.3m 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
Negligee, also spelled Neglig, is a cute evergreen Japanese azalea, a cross of a. ‚Maihime‘ and ‚Pink Gumpo‘ bred by D. Wagner in 1979. It bears single flowers about 4 cm across, in such profuse tru ...
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 - 1m semi-shade / partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Rosebud is an old variety of Kurume Japanese azalea bred an introduced by J.J.Chisholm in 1934. It bears unique, double flowers of soft pink colour. They look like those on Indian azaleas but are very hardy and bloom from m ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 0.8m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea japonica
Sandys Fire is an evergreen Japanese azalea from the Fairy Dreams® which comprises of 4 varieties in vivid colours. Sandys Fire produces bright orange red flowers in May for 2-3 weeks. Evregreen leaves are small, broad ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 0.8m semi-shade / partial sun 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 'Satschiko'
Satschiko azalea is sold under a trade name Geisha Orange and is really very close to orange. It has very soft red flowers with salmon orange tones. They open from late April and bl ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.8 - 1.3m semi-shade / partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea x
Aladdin Scout is a great Kurume azalea with profusion of soft red, large flowers. It blooms from end May until early June. Evergreen leaves are medium sized, deep green, and narrowly ovate. It grows medium fast in all direction forming a rounded bush. Azaleas can be clipped t ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 1.3m 0.6 - 1.3m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea x
Hybrid azalea Carolina is a typical item for collectors and everyone who loves multi-coloured flowers. Their centres are almost entirely purplish-pink while the margins show rich white variegation. This effect is similar to another Robin Hill variety called
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 semi-shade / partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea x
Conversation Piece is definitely something to talk about. This azalea has extremely large flowers of two colours: light pink and white. The varigation differs from plant to plant, some blooms may be just pink, others mottled white or be entirely white with pink stripes and so on ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1.5m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea x
Nuccio’s Lucky Charm is another fascinating Satsuki azalea. This hybrid bears medium-large flowers of dusky pink colour. The first buds begin to open on the first hot days of June (usually mid of the month) and continue blooming for as long as 4 weeks. It was bread by Nucc ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.6m 0.4 - 1.3m full to partial sun 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Azalea x
Nuccio’s Wild Cherry is one of those great Satsuki azaleas with large flowers. They are cherry red with a light burgundy red blotch. It was bread by Nuccio Nursery of Southern California wich is a leading nursery for Satsuki azaleas and camellias. The flowers appear from e ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.6m 0.5 - 1m full to partial sun 6b   (down to -21C) 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
Azalea x 'RLH1-14P14'
REPETITA® VIOLET is a hybrid evergreen azalea from the REPETITA® series developed by Robert and Lisa Head in Long Creek in Oconee County, South Carolina, USA. The aim was to bred reliably evergreen plants with ext ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 0.8m semi-shade / partial sun 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
Bressingham White is a spectacular variety of elephant’s ears with unusual flower colour: white. It begins to bloom along with the first spring flowers from late March or early April. One might think that after a wint ...
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 sun to shade 3   (down to -40C) 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
Camellia
Ashton’s Pride is an autumn flowering camellia from the Ashton series bred by dr. Ackerman. It is a cross between a very hardy species camellia oleifera (cv. Plain Jane) and camellia sasanqua (cv. Santozaki). It produ ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1.5 - 2.5m semi-shade to shade 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia
Pink Icicle is a showy, large-flowered hybrid camellia bred by dr. Ackermann from the United States National Arboretum. Its semi-double, soft pink flowers are 11 cm across, and open in April for 6-8 weeks. Leaves are evergr ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.8 - 2.5m 1.3 - 1.8m semi-shade to shade 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia
Spring Frill is a spring flowering hardy camellia from dr. Ackerman that first flowered in 1985 and was registered in 1992. It is a cross between c. oleifera ‚Plain Jane‘ and c. vernalis ‚Egao‘. It p ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1.3 - 1.5m semi-shade to shade 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia
Winter’s Star is an autumn flowering camellia from the Winter series bred by dr.Ackerman in 1988. It produces stunning, large, single flowers of pure pink colour. The colour i ...
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 semi-shade to shade 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia japonica
Adeyaka means Fascinating in Japanese, and the name was aptly chosen for this special Japanese camellia. It produces uniquely bell-shaped (but not nodding) flowers, 6-8 cm across when fully open, revealing multiple yellow s ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1.5 - 2m semi-shade to shade 6   (down to -23C) 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
April Blush is a spring flowering camellia from the April series bred by dr. Clifford Parks. It produces 6-8 cm large, semi double flowers that are near white with a very pale tone of pink. They come out from early April fo ...
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 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
Kuro Delight is a spring flowering hardy camellia from dr. Ackerman, perhaps the darkest red among the hardy varieties. It is a seedling of c. japonica ‚Kuro-tsubaki‘ x ‚Variety Z‘ that first flowere ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1.3 - 1.5m semi-shade to shade 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Camellia sasanqua
Bonanza is an autumn flowering variety of Camellia sasanqua which originated as a chance seedling of c.sasanqua ‘Crimson Tide’ in Semmes, Alabama, USA, and was registered in 1962. It makes 6-7 cm across, semi-do ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1.5 - 2.5m 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. Ice Dance is one of its key varieties proved by decades of cultivation. It boasts rather wide (up to 1.5 cm) leaf blades ...
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
Carex oshimensis
Japanese sedge is a perfect companion plant for evergreen arrangements because this grass-like perennial remains in leaf all year long. Evergold is a variety with linear, narrow leaves that are creamy yellow in the centre and have dark green margins. It is a well-behaved plant n ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.3m 0.2 - 0.3m semi-shade to shade 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var.repens
Creeping blueblossom is a beautiful, true blue flowering mounding shrub. It grows about 0.5m tall and spreads 1-2m wide. New branches are soft and drooping. Flowers are dense panicles of tiny, sky blue blossoms and appear in warmer days of late spring. Leaves are mid to deep green, obovate or ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.5m 1 - 1.5m full to partial sun 7   (down to -18C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Choisya
This variety called Aztec Pearl was bred by Peter Moore and introduced in 1989, when Hiller Nurseries celebrated their 125th anniversary. Its name perfectly describes this evergreen plant from the moment it begins to show flower buds. They are pearl-shaped, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Choisya 'Hilgold'
AZTEC GOLD is a Hillier Nurseries introduction from 2012, bred by Alan Postill. It is a bright golden-yellow-leaved choisya shrub. It produces profusion of simple, star-shaped, pure white, and very fragrant flowers with yel ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.3m 1 - 1.5m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Choisya 'Limo'
Possibly every plant is capable of creating its gold-leaved mutation. No wonder Peter Moore helped choisya with this process when crossing choisya ternata Sundance with choisya arizonica pollen. It was named GOLDFINGERS and ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 1 - 1.5m 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
Choisya 'Pmoore09'
APPLE BLOSSOM is another of English beauties among hybrid choisias bred by their father Peter Moore. It is renowned for very fine foliage, and also is the very first to offer romantic pink colour. From late April until earl ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.8 - 1.3m 0.6 - 0.8m full to partial 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
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
Dianthus 'Kledg14178'
PILLOW BERRY RED is a dwarf carnation from the Pillow series introduced in 2015 and bred by Nils Klemm and Martin Glawe from Stuttgart, Germany. It bears single, small, 5-petalled, sweetly fragrant flowers only about 3 cm a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.1m 0.3 - 0.5m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Dryopteris erythrosora
Japanese Rosy Buckler fern is especially pretty for its bronze-pink new leaves. The fronds are of a classic fern appearance, about 40 cm tall and new growths are always erect. It forms a dense clump. It is evergreen and looks beautiful without any sign of damage do ...
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 semi-shade to shade 5   (down to -29C) 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
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
Elaeagnus x ebbingei
Compacta is a recent selection of Ebbing's silverthorn, very probably of Italian origin (not confirmed). Unlike its mother plant - the species of Ebbing's silverthorn - it makes a compact and well-behaved shrub without over ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 1.5 - 2m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei
Eleador® is a new, patented variety with almost yellow leaves, margined dark green with lighter green highlights. They are leathery, but thinner than on e.g. cherry laurels. The undersides are silvery grey. Tiny flowers appear in late summer, early autumn and are hard to see un ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 1.5 - 2m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei
Gilt Edge is a beautiful variety of this evergreen silverthorn. It has ovate, up to 10 cm long, leathery but thin leaves that are deep green in the middle and bright yellow at margins. Newly emerging leaves and twigs are silvery-beige. Apart from the foliage this plant is also i ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.8 - 3m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei
Gilt Edge is one of the first registered varieties of evergreen silverthorn with variegated foliage. It makes leathery, oval to ovate, partially undulated, and glossy leaves with dark green centres and thick yellow margins. ...
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 to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei
Limelight is my personal favourite among evergreen silverthorns. It has ovate, up to 10 cm long, leathery but thin leaves that are bright yellow in the middle and deep green at margins. The area between the centres and margins is light, soft green so the overall effect is 3-colo ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Abrela'
MARYLINE® is a trade name for a striking selection of evergreen silverthorn, found by Albert Brenelire in France. It is a very bushy, upright growing, evergreen shrub with irregularly variegated leaves. They are leath ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Viveleg'
Viveleg silverthorn is a bushy, upright growing, evergreen shrub with irregularly variegated leaves. They are leathery, oval to ovate, partially undulated, and glossy. The centres are dark green, the margins are rich yellow ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Elaeagnus x ebbingei 'Viveleg'
Viveleg silverthorn is a bushy, upright growing, evergreen shrub or small tree with irregularly variegated leaves. They are leathery, oval to ovate, partially undulated, and glossy. The centres are dark green, the margins a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1 - 2m 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. Bowles’ Mauve is a beautiful variety with mauve flowers that open in late May and continue blooming until autumn. They are small, produced at ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.2 - 0.4m full 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
Eucalyptus gunnii 'Cagire'
AZURA is undoubtedly the first reliably hardy cider gum variety of European origin. It has typically steel blue-green, rounded, highly aromatic, evergreen foliage along silvery blue stems. It grows moderately to fast and it ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1.5 - 2m full to partial 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 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
Fargesia murieliae
Jumbo is an old bamboo favourite with soft green, pointed leaves, about 10 cm long, elegantly hanging on the canes offering a relaxed appearance. Young canes are green and change to yellow when mature. It grows into a compact, dense bush which looks good not only as a specimen p ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 1.5m full sun to shade 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Festuca glauca 'Casblue'
INTENSE BLUE® is a blue fescue of a striking colour. It was bred by Allure Tuinplanten and Amigra from the Netherlands. It was found in 2005 and introduced three years later. The plant makes well-behaved, symmetrical, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.4m 0.2 - 0.3m full sun 4   (down to -34C) 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 colchica
Sulphur Heart is another attractive large-leaved variety of Persian ivy with varigated foliage. The evergreen leaves are almost a size of an adult man's palm, heart shaped, leathery, slightly glossy, dark green at margins a ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m full sun to shade 5b   (down to -27C) 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 helix
Green Ripple is an attractive variety of self-clinging English ivy. It has mid-sized, deep green leaves with 3 or 5 lobes and rippled margins. Another conspicuous feature are creamy veins inside the leaves. Branches produce ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 5m 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
Helianthemum
Rock roses are popular ground-covering perennials available in many attractive colours. The Bride is a variety with snow white flowers decorated with an elegant pale lemon yellow flare around the centre. They open from nodd ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.2m 0.3 - 0.8m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helichrysum italicum
Italian strawflower is an evergreen Mediterranean aromatic semi-woody perennial, sometimes classified as a shrub like lavender, with which it is easily confused before flowers appear. Its common name curry plant, as well as the smell of crushed foliage suggests it ...
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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Helleborus 'Abcrd01'
PENNY’S PINK is another hybrid Lenten rose developed by Rodney Davey and Lynda Windsor from Devon, England. It belongs to the Rodney Davey Marbled Group and is currently sold with a series name Frostkiss. It was launc ...
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 'ET EPB 1717'
FROSTKISS™ VIBEY VELVET hellebore was bred by Elisabeth Bisschop and Bart Noordhuis from the Dutch nursery Kwekerij Verboom as a cross between h. orientalis and h. x ericsmithii. In Europe it is included in the Frostk ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.3 - 0.5m 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
Helleborus orientalis
Lenten rose is a hellebore species native to southern Europe whose native habitat stretches from Greece to Turkey. It was first described by French naturalist Jean-Baptiste Lamarck (1744-1829) in 1789. He named it orientalis = eastern to better distinguish it from ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.5m 0.3 - 0.6m semi-shade to shade 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
Marmalade, yummy! This coral bells variety looks tasty indeed. It emerges coppery orange in spring - looks like orange marmalade, and gains salmon pink shades throughout the season, mostly on the reverse of the leaves which ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.5m 0.3 - 0.4m full sun to shade 4   (down to -34C) 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
Iberis
Pink Ice™ is a lovely hybrid variety of candytuft with profusion of soft pink flowers atop 10-15 cm tall stems. They last for a long time and new buds appear along the stems when you trim the plant cutting away faded ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.2m 0.3 - 0.5m full sun 5   (down to -29C) 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
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
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 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
1.5 - 3m 1.3 - 1.8m full sun to shade 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 ...
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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
Stokes is an elegant and small variety of Japanese holly. This evergreen shrub grows slowly and makes small, elliptic, deep green and glossy leaves that are almost flat. Its branches form a frond-like structure when young, ...
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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
Ilex crenata
Many people mistake Japanese holly for buxus thanks to its small, evergreen leaves. Twiggy is slightly different. Its leaves are lighter green, very soft green as they emerge and mid green in summer along deep burgundy red ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.6 - 1.3m full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex crenata 'Annys5'
Japanese hollies with patent names Annys are bred by Andr van Nijnatten from Zundert in the Netherlands, and by 2021 4 varieties were registered. LUXUS® GLOBE is one of them. Its evergreen leaves are small, broadly el ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1m full sun to shade 5   (down to -29C) 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 ...
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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 '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 ...
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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
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. ...
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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
Nellie R. Stevens is one of the most widely used hardy hollies worldwide, and at the same time one of the most beautiful. It is a cross between English holly ilex aquifolium and Chinese holly ilex cornuta. It grows relatively fast and can be trained into a gorgeous ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 4m 1.5 - 3m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ilex x altaclerensis
Belgica Aurea is a variegated version of Highclere holly a sport of Belgica variety, found and introduced by a Dutch nursery Koster & Son in 1908. Originally it w ...
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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
Camelliifolia is a beautiful and robust plant that is not very new worldwide but has not yet been in wide cultivation in Europe. Which is a pity. It is an elegant and densely leaved, evergreen holly with entire, mostly spineless, elliptic, camellia-li ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 4m 1 - 2m 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 ...
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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 ...
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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 altaclerensis
Wilsonii is a rare variety of Highclere holly. It bears 5-7 cm long, oval to oblong, deep green and very glossy leaves. They are mildly spiny when young and lose spines as the plant grows taller than 1m, then new leaves bec ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 2 - 4m 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 ...
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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 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 ...
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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
We are always happy to hear about any success as far as increasing plants hardiness. And when it happens and a new plant variety is hardy and at the same time beautiful we are lost for words. Casanova® is the one that left us speechless. It is a brand new variety that was only in ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 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® ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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™. ...
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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 ...
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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
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 ...
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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
Bandeau is a mountain laurel variety of striking colour of flowers. They are very large – 2-3 cm across – and come out from pink buds. They bear a dark maroon band on almost white background sporadically decorat ...
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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
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 ...
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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 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 ...
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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 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 ...
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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 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
Minuet bears large flowers with cinnamon red corolla and almost white centre and margins. Buds are light pink to pale red. Leathery leaves are narrow, laurel-like, pointed, mid green and partly glossy. There are many cultivars combining all sorts of red, pink and burgundy shades wi ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 0.8 - 1m full to partial sun 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Kalmia latifolia
Mitternacht means midnight and it is a new, fantastic mountain laurel variety from Germany, bred by one the biggest kalmia enthusiasts Karl-Heinz Hbbers. In 1987 he managed to cross-pollinate 2 well-known varieties
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.8m 1 - 1.8m 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 ...
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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
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, ...
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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 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 ...
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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 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
Sterntaler mountain laurel is a successful result of a controlled breeding programme hybridizing two older varieties: Ginkona and
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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
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 ...
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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 polifolia
Bog laurel is an amazingly modest looking mountain laurel species from boggy heaths of Canada and USA. It has narrow, lance-shaped to almost linear, deep green, glossy leaves that are light grey to grey-white on the undersides. They look like rosemary leaves but la ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.4 - 0.8m full sun 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lavandula angustifolia
Exalting the beauty of lavender is like carrying coals to Newcastle. So let us cut down the story to a few words about its habit and cultivation. This lavender is the main species from which other varieties come from. It is a f ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.3 - 0.6m full sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lavandula angustifolia
Essence Purple is a compact lavender variety which forms an evenly rounded bush without fallen stems. It is about 40 cm tall and still very compact and very dense. Fragrant flowers are rich lavender violet and appear from J ...
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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 ...
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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
Lavandula angustifolia
Lavender is so widespread around the world that exalting its beauty is like carrying coals to Newcastle. And for the same reason - so many plants in cultivation in different conditions there are numerous more or less conspicuous variations that usually slip away un ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 0.8m 0.4 - 0.6m full sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lavandula angustifolia
Exalting the beauty of lavender is like carrying coals to Newcastle. So let' concentrate on something special: white varieties. White flowering varieties of lavender are still a bit unusual yet very handsome. They are fast grow ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.8m full sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucothoe 'Blule1801'
DARK DIAMOND® leucothoe is a small evergreen shrub with large, 8-10 cm long and about 4 cm wide, leathery, glossy leaves. They are acuminate and emerge rich carmine red and mature to dark green while tips of the branch ...
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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 'Zebenard'
LOVITA is a unique variety of leucothoe. Its evergreen leaves are narrowly ovate to short lanceolate with a distinct tip. Their colour is bright burgundy red as they emerge, maturing to dark olive green in summer, and turni ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1.3m full sun to shade 5b   (down to -27C) 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 ...
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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 sun to shade 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Leucothoe axillaris
Curly Red® variety comes from Dutch town Boskoop where it was found as a naturally occurring mutation among plants of another variety named SCARLETTA®. It was fits introduced in 2003 and received the award of “most st ...
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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 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 ...
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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 keiskei
Royal Ruby is a leucothoe variety that can be used as an attractive groundcover with larger leaves. They are elongated, glossy, and green in summer, gaining burgundy red shades at the leaf margins, and from colder days of autumn completely changing to deep burgundy red for the w ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.5 - 1m 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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 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
Liriope muscari
Silver Dragon lily-turf was discovered as a spontaneous mutation of the species. It is valued for its ability to maintain its foliage variegation without reversing to the original green colour. The ribbon-like leaves are ev ...
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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lonicera crassifolia
Thick-leaved evergreen honeysuckle comes from China and has small but very pretty and glossy leaves. They are rounded, rich green with purple margins in summer and dark purple red in autumn and winter. Little Honey® is ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.1m 0.5 - 1m full sun to shade 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Lonicera henryi
Henry’s honeysuckle is a vigorous, evergreen climber of Chinese origin. It was not believed to be hardy enough for Central European climate, yet trials proved the opposite so apart from ivies we get another evergreen climber of different leaf shape. Henry ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 8m 0.5 - 1m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) 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
Lonicera nitida
Maigrn is a German variety of box honeysuckle valued for its unbeatable bright green, evergreen leaves that are a little larger than those on the species. The plant exhibits a more compact growth with arching branches that ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora
Ferruginea is a southern magnolia variety with large, 24-26 cm across, creamy white, lotus-like flowers whose fragrance attracts not only bees and other insects, but also most perfume producers and every passer-by, especial ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 8m 3 - 5m 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. ...
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 sun 6b   (down to -21C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora
Evergreen magnolias are the queens of flowering trees. We choose the most beautiful and at the same time the hardiest varieties available. MarylandMarylandwhich offers something unique – different leaf colour as it is ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 8m 2 - 4m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
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
Magnolia grandiflora (Flore Pleno)
Evergreen (bull bay) magnolia is the queen of flowering trees and a typical plant of our nursery. We choose the most beautiful and at the same time hardiest varieties. Nannetensis® is a French variety that gained popul ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 8m 3 - 5m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Magnolia grandiflora (syn. 'Praecox')
Evergreen magnolias are the queens of flowering trees. We choose the most beautiful and at the same time the hardiest varieties. Goliath is a cultivar found by American botanist Albert Charles Smith (1906-1999) in former Ca ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 8m 3 - 5m full sun 5a   (down to -29C) 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 ...
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 full sun to shade 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Mahonia bealei (mahonia japonica Bealei)
Leatherleaf mahonia is an attractive, architectural shrub. It has distinctive and coarse, bold foliage. The evergreen leaves are pinnate, mid green to almost blue-green and only partly glossy. They have sharp spines along the margins. This mahonia is hardier for zone 6 as opposed to hybrid ho ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1 - 2m semi-shade to shade 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Mahonia eurybracteata ssp.
Ganpinensis is a threadleaf mahonia subspecies with the narrowest leaves. There is an assumption that it might be the identical plant to the American variety SOFT CARESS selected by Karen Reiter Stever. She claims that she ...
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 7   (down to -18C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Nandina domestica
Nandina species is believed to be the toughest of all nandinas as far as both hardiness and soil adaptability. Gulf Stream is a variety discovered by Hines Nursery from Texas, USA, and exhibits a dwarf version of this beaut ...
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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Nandina domestica
Twilight nandina is a variegated beauty among heavenly bamboo varieties. It was found as a naturally occurring mutation of Gulf Stream variety by Neil Marek of Magnolia Gardens Nursery from Texas, USA, in 2010. In spring em ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.2m 0.5 - 0.8m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Nandina domestica 'LemLim'
MAGICAL LEMON & LIME nandina comes from American town Locustville in Virgina. It is a chance seedling of open pollinated plants of nandina domestica Aurea. Its most significant features are habit and leaf colour. MAGICAL LE ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.4 - 0.8m 0.3 - 0.6m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Nandina domestica 'Seika'
OBSESSED is a patented nandina variety discovered by April Hering and Adeiana Garza from Texas, USA, as a natural mutation of Gulf Stream variety in 2005. It grow ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.6m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Ophiopogon planiscapus (Ebony Night, Black Dragon)
Mondo grass is a highly attractive evergreen perennial from China and Japan. It is cultivated for handsome, strap-like foliage. Niger is a variety offering narrow, flat, grass-like leaves of extremely deep purple, almost bl ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.3m 0.3 - 0.4m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Osmanthus fragrans
The species of sweet olive is an evergreen shrub from Asia where it occupies a wide area from the western Himalayas to Indochina, and among the large-leaved sweet olive species it stands out with one important feature – it has perfectly smooth (entire) leaf m ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 4m 2 - 3m full to partial sun 7   (down to -18C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Osmanthus fragrans f.
Aurantiacus, sometimes also called simply rubra, is a valued selected form of sweet olive which offers perhaps the strongest scented flowers. They are small, rich orange and their perfume also resembles orange zest and tang ...
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 7   (down to -18C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Osmanthus fragrans f.
This unique sweet olive is a mid-sized or large, well-branched shrub with thin, flexible twigs which withstand heavy, wet snow without breaking. Its evergreen leaves are leathery, oblong-lance-shaped, medium to dark green, not very glossy, but exceptionally large: ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 4m 1 - 2m 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
Holly osmanthus or false holly is a taxon of evergreen shrubs and small trees native to East Asia, southern Japan, and Taiwan. Purpureus is a popular variety producing evergreen, leathery, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 1 - 2m full to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Osmanthus heterophyllus
This osmanthus has elegantly varigated leaves which look similar to holies but are smaller. The leaves are spiny but not as sharp as on common hollies. The varigation is creamy white on pale green background, new growth is pink. To maintain a compact shape we recommend cutting it 1-2x a year. First, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m full to partial sun 7   (down to -18C) 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 ...
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 sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Phlox
MacDaniel's Cushion is possibly the top favourite rich pink variety of moss phlox. Its flowers are rich neon pink and open from late April on dense, emerald green cushions of evergreen leaves. It is quite compact, however, ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.1m 0.5 - 1.5m full sun 2   (down to -45C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia 'Kolmavoca'
MAGICAL VOLCANO is a new photinia bred by Peter R.Kolster from the Netherlands in 2009. It is a cross between popular Fraser’s hedging photinia and Chinese
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
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 niitakamayensis (syn. formosana)
Taiwanese photinia is renowned for notably narrower leaves as opposed to Chinese photinia. Those are deep green, narrowly lance-shaped, and glossy. They emerge coppery red in spring, and in autumn many of older leaves turn scarlet red or light maroon, some plants m ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 4m 1.5 - 4m 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 1.8m 1 - 1.5m 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 0.8m 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1.5 - 3m 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 ...
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
Photinia x fraseri 'BR2011'
CHICO is the smallest photina known to trade so far. It is an evergreen shrub with small, glossy, broadly elliptic leaves with conspicuously serrated margins which bear strong resemblance to arbutus unedo foliage. They emer ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.4m 0.3 - 0.4m 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 ...
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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Photinia x fraseri 'Cassini'
Tree form or PINK MARBLE® photinia has evergreen, ovate, and glossy leaves of dark green colour with white margins and silvery-white veins just like marble has, that gain pink shades in autumn and winter. However, the ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 1.5 - 2.5m 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 ...
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 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
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 ...
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 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1.5 - 2m 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 ...
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica
Bonfire is a new variety of pireis which will be loved by those of you, who dislike the pendent habit of its flower racemes: this novelty holds it flower strictly upright, like lined-up soldiers. They are deep burgundy red and appear from early autumn. The flowers themselves may come a ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1m 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1m 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 ...
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 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica
Little Frosty is a dwarf lily-of-the-valley shrub bred by Ron van Opstal. Its evergreen leaves are narrowly elliptic, short, acuminate, medium green with white variegation at margins. In spring they emerge coppery orange to ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.6m full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Pieris japonica
Growers and fans of lily-of-the-valley shrubs probably know Little Heath variety, but few of them know that there was a selection made some time ago with only green foliage. In my view it is much more eleg ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 1m 0.3 - 1.3m 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. Mountain Fire is one the best old varieties. It produces abundance of vase-shaped, creamy white flowers hanging on ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.8m 0.5 - 1.5m 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 ...
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 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 'Opstal65'
LITTLE GOLDY is a dwarf lily-of-the-valley shrub that follows a success of its preceding variety Little Frosty. Its evergreen leaves are narrowly elliptic, short, ...
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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 japonica 'Ppobas'
POLAR PASSION® is a lily-of-the-valley shrub with dark purple pink flowers in dense racemes. Individual flowers are urn-shaped, slightly fragrant, and come out from late March for 6-8 weeks. Evergreen leaves are narrow ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.3 - 0.6m 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 ...
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 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.8 - 1.8m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Polystichum polyblepharum
Japanese tassel fern belongs to the evergreen group. Its leaves are hardy to about -20C if sheltered from sun and wind. In any case the plant is fully hardy to about -30C. Upright growing leaves are long fronds made of dark green, glossy, leathery leaflets, often with hairy indumentum on the rever ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 0.8m semi-shade to shade 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Polystichum tsussimense
Korean rock fern is an East Asia species with glossy, evergreen foliage. It forms small, compact shuttlecocks of 20-40 cm long, pinnate fronds which might have been bi-pinnate if only the pinnae had not been joined at the base into one, deeply lobed, lanceolate, ab ...
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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 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 2m 1.5 - 1.8m full sun to shade 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
“Mount Vernon” is an American variety of the lowest cherry laurel which is used for borders, rock gardens, and most often as a luxuriously looking groundcover. The leaves are highly glossy, bright to deep green and slightly drooping which brings an extra elegant feature. Although this is ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m semi-shade to shade 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Novita is a new sensation among cherry laurels. Eventually there is a hardy variety which has benefits of the formerly more tender ones: it grows fast and big, has large leaves of a nice colour, and is surprisingly hardy fo ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 5m 1 - 3m 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 3m 2 - 3m full sun to shade 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus
Zabeliana cherry laurel is quite unique in its family. Its evergreen, leathery, deep green and highly glossy leaves are much narrower than on most varieties and arranged alternately alongside thin and very flexible, willow- ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 1 - 3m full sun to shade 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus 'Anbri'
Etna® is the queen of laurels. Its bright emerald green leaves are glossy and healthy, slightly curved at the ends and edges which gives the whole shrub added plasticity. New leaves emerge coloured in rich bronze. Etna’s foliage is much more tolerant of winter sun scald than ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.5 - 2.5m 1.5 - 2.5m full sun to shade 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus 'Flippi01'
BONAPARTE® is a German cherry laurel variety from Baumschule Straver in Emmerich, west Germany on German-Dutch border. EU plant patent No. 60081 was granted in 2022. It bears beautiful coppery orange-red new leaves whe ...
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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
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
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 0.5 - 1m full sun to shade for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus 'Verstra'
ELLY® is a German introduction of slender growing cherry laurel from Adrian Straver. It forms a dense, columnar, evergreen shrub which requires no pruning to look great. Leathery leaves are mid to dark green, narrowly ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 0.5 - 0.8m full sun to shade 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Prunus laurocerasus 'Zsfi'
SOFIA is a dwarf cherry laurel that can easily be mistaken for a holy because of its distinctly serrated (not spiny) leaves. Hoar frost makes a picturesque sight in autumn and winter and you will want to make a photo of the ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1.5m 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
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
Angustifolia is a very elegant variety of Portugal laurel. Irrespective of its origin it belongs to the hardiest evergreen plants for our climate and performs better than some large-leaved cherry laurels. It has narrower le ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 3m 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
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
Brenelia is an elegant novelty variety of Portugal laurel from early 21st century. In appearance and use it is similar to Angustifolia variety but has larger leaves with undulated margins and exhibit faster growth. The stal ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 4m 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 2.5m 1 - 2m 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 ...
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
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 ...
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 sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus ilex
Holm oak or holly oak (holm is an old word for holly) is native to the Mediterranean and is spread from southern parts of Italy, France, Spain and Portugal, to west Balkan and milder parts of North Africa. It used to form vast are ...
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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
Quercus ilex
Holm oakis a natural species, not a hybrid despite two specific names in its Latin title. Integrifolia is one of its few selections first described in 1836. Its evergreen, leathery leaves are spineless with less conspicuous ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
4 - 10m 3 - 6m full sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus suber
Cork oak is deservedly one of the most admired evergreen oaks. Native to the Mediterranean basin (SW Europe and NW Africa), it is the national tree of Portugal which is the largest producer of cork that is obtained from its bark. It is both a long-lived tree and at ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
6 - 10m 6 - 8m full sun 7   (down to -18C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Quercus x turneri
Pseudoturneri is a later variety of Turners oak. Its leaves are very similar to common oak, mid green, shallowly lobed and partly glossy. Compared to its hybrid parent it is a little smaller, hardier, and holds its leaves more reliably over the winter. Still, some leaves may fal ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
3 - 6m 2 - 4m 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 1.3 - 1.5m 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,
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 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
„Blattgold“ is a sensational new variety from Germany. It is more attractive for its colourful leaves than lavender pink flowers. The leaves have irregular variegation that starts with bright golden yellow in the centre, is followed by light green blotches towards the edges, and finishes ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.5 - 1.5m 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 ...
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 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 ...
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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Rhododendron Dora Amateis is an old favourite from the USA, bred in 1951 by Edmond Amateis from Brewster, New York. The plant is a cross between r.minus and r.ciliatum, and bears profusion of pure w ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 1 - 1.8m full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Filigran is without a doubt a finery among Black Sea rhododendron hybrids - the Ponticum group. It is a cross between a very successful variety Graziella and Perli ...
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 to partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Germania rhododendron will first attract you with its leaves. They are evergreen, lighter green than on most other varieties, and broadly ovate. Its huge flowers are glowing pink with some dotting inside and open from larg ...
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 semi-shade to shade 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Goldflimmer is another beauty among rhododendrons with variegated leaves. They are deep green with yellow spots and veins in the centre which makes it very attractive all year round. Flowers appear from the end of May until early June. It grows slowly and compact. For richer floweri ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.3m 1 - 1.3m semi-shade / partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Graziella is a unique variety that, outside its flowering period, looks like anything but a rhododendron as its leaves resemble oleanders or another exotic plant. They are evergreen, narrowly elongated with a prominent tip, leathery, dark green, glossy, stro ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.6 - 1m 1 - 1.5m full to partial sun 5b   (down to -27C) 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 ...
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 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.8m 1 - 2m 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 ...
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 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 ...
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 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1.3m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) 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 ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1.3 - 1.5m 1.5 - 1.8m full sun to shade 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Midnight Beauty is a masterpiece from Hachmann’s nurseries in Germany. It is the deepest purple red variety bred so far. The flowers are of a stunning colour depth and form – held upright, the upper petal decorated with black blotches. The evergr ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.8m 1 - 2m semi-shade to shade 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
This rhododendron’s name is as mystical as its looks: Midnight Mystique. It offers large, 7-8 cm across, flowers that are almost white in the throat and rich magenta red or purple at the margins. They come out from mid May until early June. Their colour may slightly vary w ...
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 semi-shade / partial sun 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron
Have you had a penguin in your garden yet? Well, here’s your chance to get one. This rhododendron is called Pinguin not just because it can take the cold but because of its beautifully contrasting flowers. They are only very light violet with conspicuous deep burgundy red, ...
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
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
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 ...
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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
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 '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 ...
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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 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Rhododendron (impeditum)
Moerheim is a dwarf variety with short, ovate, deep green, glossy leaves, a dense habit, and lilac-blue small flowers. Rhododendrons are low-maintenance shrubs that will perform superbly provided you plant them well. They mostly prefer bright to dappled shade or partial shade (parti ...
USUAL HEIGHT LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.2 - 0.6m 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
Rubus fruticosus
VARIETIES: Oregon Thornless is a fantastic blackberry variety from the leading US blackberry producer: Oregon. It offers high yields of tasty fruit and does not irritate us with thorns. On top of that it has evergreen, deeply cut leaves so the pla ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 4m 0.5 - 1m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Santolina chamaecyparissus
Lavender cotton is a fantastic low, mound-forming shrub with very attractive silvery blue, finely textured foliage. It is evergreen so it decorates your garden all year round. Moreover, in summer in produces masses of small, vivid yellow flowers heads on long stalks. Leaves have an interestin ...
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Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.3 - 0.6m 0.5 - 1m full 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
Sarcococca hookeriana 'Pmoore03'
Winter Gem is a Himalayan sweet box variety bred by Peter Moore from England. He succeeded in hybridizing a sweet box that will grow well in a pot which is something that sarcococca dislikes and will tolerate chalk (lime so ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 1m 0.5 - 1m full sun to shade 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Satureja montana
Winter savory is a hardy evergreen subshrub, sometimes also classified a woody perennial, bearing small, rosemary-like, narrow, bright green, and glossy leaves releasing a strong spicy fragrance. From about mid April appears a profusion of small, pink to purple pin ...
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 full sun 4   (down to -34C) 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
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 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
David viburnum is a handsome, compact little shrub, with eye-catching foliage. The leaves have prominent, deep veins, which give this shrub an additional 3D image. They are elliptic, emerald green with rich red or burgundy red stalks, young twigs, and flower buds. ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.5 - 0.8m 0.6 - 1.3m semi-shade / 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
Viburnum tinus
Eve Price laurustinus is truly a classic today. Its evergreen leaves are up to 8 cm long, ovate, leathery but thinner than most evergreens, medium to dark green, and with conspicuous venation. In autumn it produces a profus ...
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 sun to shade 7   (down to -18C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Viburnum tinus
Gwenllian is a bushy variety of laurustinus with bright purple red flower buds and lush evergreen foliage. Its leaves are 6-7 cm long, ovate, leathery but thinner than most evergreens, medium to dark green, and with conspic ...
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 sun to shade 7   (down to -18C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Viburnum tinus 'Lisspurp'
Lisspurp is a laurustinus variety selected by Peter Catt from Liss Forest Nursery Ltd in England, and European patent No. 36963 was granted in 2014. It received a trade name SECRET VILLAGE< ...
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 sun to shade 7   (down to -18C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Viburnum tinus 'Loren'
LISAROSE® laurustinus is a dense and many branched evergreen shrub of broadly upright habit. Its leaves are 6-7 cm long and 3-4 cm wide, ovate, leathery but thinner than most evergreens, medium to dark green, and gloss ...
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 sun to shade 6   (down to -23C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Viburnum x rhytidophylloides
Hybrid leatherleaf viburnum rose spontaneously from seedlings of viburnum lantana which was pollinated by viburnum rhytidophyllum grown nearby. O ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
2 - 3m 3 - 4m full to partial sun 5   (down to -29C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Vinca minor
Periwinkle is a European native plant growing wild in the woods from Central Europe to Caucasus. It is a prostrate, evergreen groundcover offering a long flowering period. Periwinkle flowers are pinwheel-shaped with 5 divided petals, 2-2.5 cm across, pastel viol ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
0.1 - 0.1m 0.2 - 0m full sun to shade 4   (down to -34C) for zone 5+6   for zone 7
Vinca minor
Atropurpurea is a burgundy purple flowering periwinkle variety. Its pinwheel-shaped flowers are divided into 5 petals, 2-2.5 cm across, and bloom continuously from mid spring until early summer while May flowering is the mo ...
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
Vinca minor
Gertrude Jekyll is a superior periwinkle variety over Alba variety. It offers more abundant flowering of slightly larger flowers, or they at least seem larger as the petals are wider and not so det ...
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
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
Vinca minor
Ralph Shugert is another periwinkle variety for lovers of variegated foliage. It was found by a nurseryman David Mackenzie from Michigan, USA, in 1986, and named after his fellow plantsman. It was a natural mutation of larg ...
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 gloriosa
Spanish dagger comes from coastal parts of S.E. USA (North Carolina to Florida) where it naturally grows on sandy sites, exposed to wind, drought, and heat. It can easily by confused with Adam’s needle (yucca filamentosa) whose leaves are much softer while Sp ...
USUAL HEIGHT USUAL WIDTH LOCATION USDA zone
Code of winter protection zone 5+6
Code of winter protection zone 7
1 - 1.5m 0.5 - 1m full sun 6   (down to -23C) 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

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