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NEW SELECTIONS FOR 2020

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DECIDUOUS SHRUBS
Buddleia ‘Blue Chip Jr.’-18-30”; Slightly smaller with bluer flowers and a much earlier bloom time. Zone 5
Calycanthus ‘Aphrodite’-6-8’; Flowers are much larger and showier than the species. Zone 5
Caryopteris ‘Beyond Midnight’-2-3’; Tidy, compact habit is improved over other cultivars. Zone 5
Cornus alba ‘Neon Burst’-4-5’; Chartreuse leaves on a compact plant that won’t burn in the sun. Zone 2
Cornus amomum ‘Cayenne’-6-8’; Vivid red stems in winter. Fall color is red and orange. Zone 4
Cornus pumila-3-4’; Dwarf shrub with showy white flowers in spring. Zone 4
Cornus sericea ‘Firedance’-3-4’; Uniform, compact habit. Resistant to leaf spot. Zone 2
Corylopsis glabrescens-10-15’; Pale yellow, drooping racemes dangle in early spring. Zone 5
Deutzia gracilis ‘Nikko Blush’-3-4’; Deep pink buds open to soft pink flowers mid spring. Zone 5
Diervilla ‘Firefly Nightglow’-2-3’; Bright yellow flowers bloom late spring against dark red foliage. Zone 4
Fothergilla ‘Red Licorice’-2-3’; Selected for deep red fall foliage. Zone 5
Hamamelis intermedia ‘Antoine Kort’-10-15’; Sweetly scented clear red flowers. Zone 5
Hibiscus ‘Blueberry Smoothie’-8-10’; Double blue-purple flowers bloom mid-summer. Zone 5
Hibiscus ‘Hawaii’-6-8’; Single purple-blue flowers with violet-red centers bloom in July. Zone 5
Hibiscus ‘Peppermint Smoothie’-8-10’; Double light pink flowers with red streaks. Zone 5
Hibiscus ‘Raspberry Smoothie’-8-10’; Double fuchsia flowers bloom mid-summer. Zone 5
Hibiscus ‘Tahiti’-6-8’; Semi-double deep pink-purple flowers with red centers bloom in July. Zone 5
Hydrangea ‘Summer Crush’-2-3’; Fuchsia to neon purple flowers all summer long. Zone 4
Hydrangea paniculata ‘Berry White’-6-8’; Blooms start out white then progresses to dark pink. Zone 3
Malus sargentii ‘Tina’s Weeper’-6-12”; A dwarf crabapple that can be used as groundcover. Zone 4
Potentilla ‘Setting Sun’-2-3’; Peach-colored flowers with a darker pink eye. Zone 3
Potentilla ‘Summer Dawn’-2-3’; Large, primrose yellow flowers bloom all summer. Zone 3
Rosa floribunda ‘At Last’ – 3-4’; Large, fragrant, apricot-orange blossoms all summer. Zone 5
Rosa ‘True Passion’ – 4-5’; Bright red-orange double flowers. Zone 5
Salix ‘Flame’-18-20’; Bright orange-red stem color in fall lasting through winter. Zone 4
Spirea bumalda ‘Sundrop’-3-4’; Yellow foliage will not fade in the summer heat; Pink flowers. Zone 4
Spirea japonica ‘Yeti’-2-3’; Produces many clusters of small white flowers. Self-cleaning. Zone 4
Syringa hyacinthiflora ‘Declaration’-8-10’; Dark red-purple blossoms and disease resistant foliage. Zone 4
Viburnum carlesii ‘Spice Girl’-6-8’; Pink buds open to fragrant, white flowers mid-spring. Zone 4
Viburnum prunifolium ‘Red Arrow’-10-15’; Upright habit and uniform growth. Red in fall. Zone 4
Viburnum x ‘Nantucket’-10-15’; Large white flower clusters in May. Heat and drought tolerant. Zone 6

EVERGREENS
Azalea ‘Cheerful Giant’-6-8’; Fragrant, double apricot to yellow flowers mid-spring. Zone 5
Azalea ‘Gabrielle Hill’-2-3’; Salmon to pink ruffled flowers with red speckles in the center. Zone 6
Azalea ‘Mount Saint Helens’-6-8’; Lava-colored flowers in shades of reds, oranges, and yellows. Zone 5
Azalea periclymenoides ‘Deep Pink’-5-6’; Deep pink blossoms and richer fall color. Zone 3
Azalea viscosum ‘Summer Eyelet’-4-5’; Compact form has white flowers with red stamens. Zone 4
Rhododendron ‘America’-6-8’; Open, sprawling form with purplish-red flowers. Zone 5
Rhododendron ‘PJM Alba’-5-6’; White flowers bloom late April. Zone 4
Rhododendron ‘Purple Passion’-6-8’; Dark purple buds open to deep, reddish-purple flowers. Zone 5
Rhododendron ‘Tapestry’-6-8’; Wavy, purple flowers with dark purple speckling. Zone 5
Buxus ‘NewGen Freedom’-5-6’; Resistance to both boxwood blight and leafminer. Zone 5
Buxus ‘NewGen Independence’-4-5’; Resistance to both boxwood blight and leafminer. Zone 5
Calluna ‘Red Haze’-18-24”; Lavender flowers. Foliage turning reddish-bronze in winter. Zone 4
Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Little John’-5-6’; Multiple types of foliage on one plant. Bronze in winter. Zone 5
Cryptomeria ‘Black Dragon’-6-8’; Upright, congested, bonsai-like form with dark needles. Zone 6
Cryptomeria ‘Elegans Compacta’-6-8’; Feathery green foliage turns purple in winter. Zone 6
Euonymus ‘Butterscotch’-3-4’; Foliage emerges bright yellow maturing to dark green. Zone 6
Juniper chinensis ‘Trautmen’-15-20’; Upright, narrow growth mimics that of an Italian cypress. Zone 5
Juniper communis ‘Gold Cone’-3-4’; Foliage emerges bright gold in spring. Zone 5
Juniper virginiana ‘Blue Arrow’-15-20’; Narrow, columnar form with bright blue-green foliage. Zone 4
Juniper virginiana ‘Idyllwild’-15-20’; Informal, upright branching with dark green foliage. Zone 4
Kalmia latifolia ‘Hoffman’s K’-5-6’; Pink buds open to light pink flowers. Zone 4
Picea abies ‘Clanbrassiliana Stricta’-10-15’; Compact, broad, pyramid with dark green foliage. Zone 4
Picea abies ‘Hildburghausen-5-6’; Dwarf, globular, evergreen shrub with a dense form. Zone 4
Picea bicolor ‘Prostrata’-2-3’; Dwarf, spreading conifer with short, soft blue-gray needles. Zone 5
Picea glauca ‘Blue Teardrop’- 6-8’; Compact dwarf with short blue-green foliage. Zone 2
Picea pungens ‘Green Mound’-3-4’; Dwarf, mounding habit. Blue-green foliage. Zone 2
Pinus cembra ‘Twister’-6-8’; Unique habit with soft, silvery, blue-green needles Zone 3
Pinus contorta ‘Taylor’s Sunburst’-15-20’; Irregular, upright form with yellow new growth. Zone 3
Pinus densiflora ‘Umbraculifera’-15-20; Compact, rounded form. Attractive orange bark. Zone 5
Pinus parviflora ‘Emporer’-15-20’; Dense form displaying more uniform growth. Zone 4
Pinus parviflora ‘Yatsubusa’-15-20’; Dwarf, compact form with slightly twisted needles. Zone 5
Thuja occidentalis ‘American Pillar’-30-40’; Tall, narrow habit with Rapid growth rate. Zone 3
Tsuga canadensis ‘Dawsoniana’-15-20’; Broad, upright form with bright green foliage. Zone 4
Tsuga mertensiana ‘Bump’s Blue’-8-10’; Narrow form with short, somewhat pendulous branches Zone 5

DECIDUOUS TREES
Acer buergerianum ‘Miyasama yatsubusa’-6-8’; Upright, dwarf with rainbow fall foliage color. Zone 5
Acer pseudosieboldianum ‘Ice Dragon’-8-10’; Weeping green, lacey leaves emerge orange-red. Zone 4
Acer saccharum ‘Apollo-20-30’; Dense, upright, pyramidal form. Zone 4
Amelanchier laevis ‘Lustre’-20-30’; Leaves emerge with a purple tint. Improved fall color. Zone 4
Cercis canadensis ‘Cascading Hearts’-6-8’; Tight weeping form with pink flowers. Zone 5
Cercis canadensis ‘Pink Heartbreaker’-10-15’; Strict weeping form with purple flowers. Zone 5
Cercis canadensis ‘Vanilla Twist’-10-15’; Upright, weeping form with pure white flowers. Zone 5
Cornus florida ‘Appalachian Mist’-15-20’; Creamy white bracts in spring. Mildew-resistant foliage. Zone 5
Cornus kousa ‘Greensleeves’-15-20’; Green bracts turn white as they age. Lots of red fruit. Zone 5
Cornus kousa ‘Scarlet Fire’-15-20’; Deep pink, nearly red floral bracts lighten as they age. Zone 5
Cornus x ‘Variegated Stellar Pink’-20-30’; Green and white variegated leaves with pink flowers. Zone 5
Halesia carolina ‘UConn Wedding Bells’-15-20’; Numerous, large, white flowers. Zone 5
Larix gmelinii ‘Dortmund’-2-3’; Slow-growing, dense, mounded form. Zone 2
Maackia ‘MaacNificent’-30-40’; Upright, vase form has improved tolerance to cold weather. Zone 3
Magnolia stellata ‘Jane Platt’-20-30’; Double, fragrant, pink starburst flowers. Zone 4
Magnolia x ‘Coral Reef’-20-30’; Coral-pink flowers bloom late spring. Zone 5
Malus ‘Perfect Purple’-20-30’; Dark purple foliage turns bright red in fall. Deep pink blooms. Zone 4
Malus ‘Showtime-20-30’; Dark green foliage with red overtones. Large fuchsia-red flowers. Zone 3
Populus tremuloides ‘Mountain Sentinel’-40-60’; Extremely narrow, upright form. Zone 4
Plum ‘Superior’ – 15-20’; Large fruit, with dark red skin, and sweet yellow flesh. Zone 4
Prunus serrulata ‘Royal Burgundy’-30-40’; Deep-purple foliage throughout summer. Pink flowers. Zone 5
Quercus macrocarpa-60’; Large, fuzzy-capped acorns. Young stems have corky ridges. Zone 3
Quercus prinus-40-60’; Oval leaves have coarsely serrated margins. Deeply furrowed bark. Zone 4
Styrax japonicus ‘Emerald Pagoda’-30-40’; Larger white flowers with foliage that’s more robust. Zone 5
Styrax japonicus ‘Evening Light’-8-10’; Maroon foliage with delicate white flowers. Zone 5
Syringa pekinensis ‘Great Wall’-15-20’; Dark green foliage turns to gold in fall. White flowers. Zone 3
Taxodium distichum ‘Lindsey’s Skyward’-20-30’; Upright, columnar form has ascending branches. Zone 5
 
PERENNIALS
Achillea ‘Peter Cottontail’ – 18-24”; Unique flower clusters similar to baby's breath. Zone 3
Ajuga ‘Pink Lightning’ – 6”; Variegated foliage with pink flowers. Zone 5
Alcea ‘Spring Celebrities Apricot’ – 2-3’; Tips of petals are pink, middles apricot, centers yellow. Zone 4
Alcea ‘Spring Celebrities Purple’ – 2-3’; Double purple flowers on sturdy stems. Zone 4
Amsonia ‘Storm Cloud’ – 2-3’; Light blue flowers on dark stems; dense, shrubby habit. Zone 4
Anemone ‘Pocahontas’ – 18-24”; Light pink double flowers have crinkled petals; Zone 5
Aquilegia ‘Clementine Dark Purple’ – 12-24”; Up-turned, multi-petaled dark purple flowers. Zone 3
Astilbe ‘Little Visions in Pink’ – 12-18’; Pink plumes, compact form. Zone 4
Astilbe ‘Little Visions in Purple’ – 12-18”; Purple plumes, compact form. Zone 4
Astilbe ‘Younique Cerise’ – 18-24”; Fragrant, pyramidal, fuchsia-pink blooms. Zone 3
Astilbe ‘Younique White’ – 18-24”; Creamy white plumes have dark stems. Zone 3
Baptisia ‘American Goldfinch’ – 3-4’; Bright yellow flowers in June. Zone 4
Baptisia ‘Indigo Spires’ – 3-4’; Purple flowers have faint yellow margins. Zone 4
Baptisia ‘Pink Lemonade’ – 3-4’; Pale yellow flowers turn pink as they mature. Zone 4
Bergenia ‘Sakura’ – 18-24”; Stems of pink, clustered flowers above thick, fleshy leaves. Zone 4
Brunnera ‘Queen of Hearts’ – 12-18”; Heart-shaped silver leaves have dark green veins. Zone 3
Brunnera ‘Sterling Silver’ – 18-24”; Largest leaves are up to 8” wide! Zone 3
Campanula ‘Freya’ – 18-24”; Purple star-shaped flowers clumped densely on short stalks. Zone 3
Campanula portenschlagiana – 6-12”; Groundcover has small, toothed leaves and purple flowers. Zone 3
Centaurea ‘Amethyst Dream’ - 18-24”; Purple starburst flowers over gray-green foliage. Zone 4
Centaurea ‘Amethyst in Snow’ – 18-24”; White starburst flowers have purple centers. Zone 4
Clematis ‘Giselle’ – 4-5’; Large dusky pink flowers emerge all summer long. Zone 4
Coreopsis ‘Enchanted Eve’ – 6-12”; Yellow flowers flushed red in the center. Zone 5
Coreopsis ‘Golden Sphere’ – 12-18”; Large yellow pom-pom flowers like those of a marigold. Zone 4
Darmera peltata – 3-4’; Huge umbrella-like leaves give tropical feel; beautiful fall color. Zone 5
Darmera peltata ‘Nana’ – 18-24”; Dwarf version fits better in smaller gardens. Zone 5
Dianthus ‘Electric Red’ – 6-12”; Double rich red flowers atop silvery blue foliage. Zone 4
Dianthus ‘Sweetie Pie’ – 6-12”; Double pink flowers have a dark pink splotch in the center. Zone 4
Echinacea ‘Green Jewel’ – 18-24”; Green-yellow petals surrounding a dark green-orange cone. Zone 3
Echinacea ‘Sombrero Tres Amigos’ – 18-24”; pastel orange flowers darken to deep wine shades. Zone 4
Epimedium ‘Fire Dragon’ – 12-18”; Two-toned flowers are purple and yellow; foliage tinged red. Zone 5
Epimedium ‘Amber Queen’ – 2-3’; Amber flowers atop bright green foliage; Zone 5
Euphorbia ‘Bonfire’ – 18-24”; Yellow flowers on multi-colored foliage. Zone 5
Fern ‘Crested Surf’ – 18-24”; Japanese painted fern with double-crested fronds. Zone 3
Fern ‘Godzilla’ – 2-3’; OVERSIZED Japanese painted fern. Zone 3
Gaultheria ‘Berry Cascades’ – 6-12”; Prolific red fruits cause a cascading appearance. Zone 3
Geranium ‘Alpenglow’ – 12-18”; Lavender-pink flowers; bright red fall color. Zone 4
Gypsophila ‘Summer Sparkles’ – 2-3’; Dense, compact mound of baby’s breath. Zone 3
Helenium ‘Short n Sassy’ – 12-18”; Bright orange and gold flowers with brown central cones. Zone 4
Helenium ‘Siesta’ – 18-24”; Deep, true red, ruffled petals with a rich brown cone. Zone 3
Heliopsis ‘Fire Twister’ – 2-3’; Red to orange flowers atop dark purple foliage. Zone 3
Hemerocallis ‘The Jury’s Out’ – 3-4’; Large bright yellow flowers have green throats. Zone 3
Hosta ‘Age of Gold’ – 2-3’; Large gold leaves; more horizontal than ‘Sum and Substance’. Zone 3
Iris cristata – 6-12”; Low, spreading purple iris blooms in spring. Zone 3
Lamiastrum ‘Hermann’s Pride’ – 12-18”; Small silver leaves have green veins; Yellow flowers. Zone 4
Lavendula ‘Silver Mist’ – 12-24”; The most silvery foliage of all; purple flowers. Zone 5
Leucanthemum ‘Coconut’ – 12-18”; Large, fluffy, white, double flowers with yellow centers. Zone 5
Leucanthemum ‘Madonna’ – 6-12”; Compact habit with uniform and predictable growth. Zone 3
Leucanthemum ‘Whoops-a-daisy’ – 12-24”; Very dense, very floriferous. Zone 5
Lilium ‘Matrix Orange’ – 12-18”; Brightest orange flowers atop short, sturdy stems. Zone 4
Lupinus ‘Manhattan Lights’ – 3-4’; Bicolored flower spikes are purple and yellow. Zone 4
Lupinus ‘Masterpiece’ – 3-4’; Magenta to purple flower spikes. Zone 4
Lupinus ‘Red Rum’ – 2-3’; Bright red flower spikes. Zone 4
Lupinus ‘Tequila Flame’ – 3-4’; Bicolored flower spikes of yellow and red. Zone 4
Monarda ‘Blue Moon’ – 18-24”; Lavender flowers, dark green foliage. Zone 4
Monarda ‘Pardon My Pink’ – 6-12”; Pink flowers on a petite plant; Zone 4
Nepeta ‘Cat’s Pajamas’ – 12-24”; Purple flowers all along the stem; attractive seed structures. Zone 3
Paeonia ‘Callie’s Memory’ – 2-3’; Cream to yellow flowers have raspberry highlights. Zone 4
Paeonia ‘Hillary’ – 2-3’; Rosy pink double flowers fade to light pink as they age. Zone 4
Paeonia ‘Scarlet Heaven’ – 2-3’; Itoh hybrid has enormous single scarlet blooms. Zone 3
Penstemon ‘Onyx and Pearls’ – 4-5’; Lavender flowers with white throats atop burgundy foliage. Zone 3
Phlox paniculata ‘Bubblegum Pink’ – 18-24”; Fragrant pink flowers with darker eyes. Zone 4
Phlox paniculata ‘Candy Crush’ – 6-12”; Compact form with full sized pink and white blooms. Zone 4
Platycodon ‘Pop Star White’ – 6-12”; Dwarf foliage; Large white star-shaped flowers. Zone 4
Podophyllum peltatum – 12-24”; Large rounded leaves; single white flower in spring. Edible fruit. Zone 3
Rudbeckia laciniata ‘Autumn Sun’ – 5-6’; Drooping yellow petals around a green central cone. Zone 4
Salvia ‘Midnight Model’- 18-24”; Darker than 'Blue Hill' but lighter than 'May Night'. Zone 3
Salvia ‘White Profusion’ – 18-24”; White spikes on a dense, rounded plant. Zone3
Sempervivum ‘Black’ – 6-12”; Thick, fleshy, bright-green leaves with dark, burgundy tips. Zone 4
Sisyrinchium angustifolium – 12-24”; Grass-like foliage has blue/purple flowers with yellow eyes. Zone 4
Tiarella ‘Spring Symphony’ – 6-12”; Deeply dissected foliage has burgundy highlights. Zone 4
Liriope ‘Purple Explosion’ – 6-12”; Purple flower spikes larger and more numerous than typical. Zone 5
Miscanthus ‘Little Miss’ – 2-3’;  Compact; Leaf blades begin turning red on the tips in summer. Zone 5
Miscanthus ‘Oktoberfest’ – 6-8’; Plumes early for northern gardens; great red fall color. Zone 5
Pennisetum ‘Hush Puppy’ – 2-3’; Early, pink-plumed cultivar has sterile seeds. Zone 5

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