Virburnum sargentii onondaga

Virburnum sargentii onondaga

Description: Onondaga is a large, upright deciduous shrub (in our area) with 3-lobed, maple-like leaves deep bronze-purple when young, and purple in autumn. Lacecap flower-heads in late spring have deep red buds surrounded by white sterile florets. Upright habit when...
Sambucus nigra black lace™

Sambucus nigra black lace™

Habitat: It is tolerant of a wide range of soil types in a position receiving full sun to shade. We prune our plants frequetly because we want to create a screen. Description: Finely cut, pinnate foliage is coloured a rich burgundy-black and provides very attractive...
Sambucus nigra aurea

Sambucus nigra aurea

Habitat: Elder is sometimes a scruffy-looking shrub which can be found growing in woodlands, hedgerows and scrub. Description: ‘Aurea’ is a large, bushy deciduous shrub with pinnate, deep golden-yellow leaves and flattish heads of small, scented creamy-white flowers...
Rosa roxburghii

Rosa roxburghii

Description: A species rose from Western China often referred to as the ‘chestnut rose’. Flowers are double and lilac pink. Background: Introduced into Britain  by James Colvill before 1825 as  ‘Rosa microphylla Roxb. ex Lindl. synonym’. James Colvill (1746 – 1822)...
Rose paul’s scarlet

Rose paul’s scarlet

Description: Scarlet, crimson shading, ages to cherry-red .  None to mild fragrance.  Medium, semi-double to double, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  It will repeat later in the season. Background: Bred by Englishman William Paul in 1915. He crossed Carmine...
Rose julias

Rose julias

Description: Unusual colouring of cream, caramel and peach..  Mild fragrance.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about...
Rose jenny duval

Rose jenny duval

Description: Rose-pink, fuchsia / magenta shading, mauve shading, ages to lilac .  Visible stamens.  Strong fragrance.  Medium, semi-double to double, borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Once-blooming  in spring. Background: Developed by...
Rose graham thomas

Rose graham thomas

Description: Deep yellow.  Strong, tea fragrance.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Height is around 1.5 to 1.6 metres. Background: This rose was bred by David Austin in 1983. It is named after horticultural artist, author and garden designer. Graham Stuart...
Rose chianti

Rose chianti

Description: The is tolerant of part shade.  It is susceptible to mildew.  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you’ll probably...
Rose charles de mills

Rose charles de mills

Description: This rose has very similar charactoristics to the Gallicas. Flowers are crimson and red. Strong fragrance. Once-blooming spring or summer. Stems are almost thornless. Height 1.5 metres. It will develop suckers, so best to give it a little extra space. It...
Rose cardinal richelieu

Rose cardinal richelieu

Description: Gallica hybrid. Mauve or purple blend.  None to mild fragrance and blooms once during spring or summer. Background: The rose is named after Armand Jean de Plessis He was in 1585 in Richelieu, Poitou, France and went on to become Cardinal de Richelieu....
Philadelphus virginalis virginal

Philadelphus virginalis virginal

Habitat: It prefers a site with full sun for best growth and prolific flowering. It is tolerant of a wide range of soils, but performs best in well-drained locations. Description: An attractive, white, double flowers with an outstanding fragrance in the late spring to...
Magnolia figo

Magnolia figo

Habitat: It thrives in moist, humus rich, well drained soil in a sunny to partly shaded location protected from frost. Avoid transplanting once established. Apply mulch in spring to keep roots cool and moist. Description: An evergreen, rounded shrub or small tree to 3...
Hydrangea serrata crug farm cobalt

Hydrangea serrata crug farm cobalt

Habitat: Thrives in rich, porous, somewhat moist soils. Provided it is well watered is can grow quite well in full sun; however in our hot summer partial shade is best. Description: Dwarf form, bearing corymbs of strong blue lace-cap (pink in alkaline soil) flowers...
Hydrangea quercifolia snowflake

Hydrangea quercifolia snowflake

Habitat: Thrives in rich, porous, somewhat moist soils. It prefers full sun in the morning, with some afternoon shade; however, many will grow and bloom in partial shade. Description: The showy double flowers of Snowflake are the most distinctive of any of the oakleaf...
Hydrangea quercifolia pee wee

Hydrangea quercifolia pee wee

Habitat: Thrives in rich, porous, somewhat moist soils. It prefers full sun in the morning, with some afternoon shade; however, many will grow and bloom in partial shade. Description: Compact (90cm) oakleaf hydrangea that flowers for a lengthy period in late spring...
Hydrangea arburesaens annabelle

Hydrangea arburesaens annabelle

Habitat: Thrives in rich, porous, somewhat moist soils. It prefers full sun in the morning, with some afternoon shade; however, many will grow and bloom in partial shade. Very adaptable to colder climates. Description: A very pretty white hydrangea, often producing...