Trees and Shrubs

Magnolia Felix

Outstanding color and form, the flowers of Magnolia Felix are a wonderful deep ‘lipstick pink’ (see picture right’ and make a dramatic appearance before the foliage in spring. From the renowned magnolia breeder Felix and Mark Jury one of the…

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Magnolia ‘Little Gem’

Magnolia ‘Little Gem’ is an evergreen magnolia which is a cultivar of Magnolia grandiflora and is readily available for sale in most states. Although sometimes referred to as a ‘dwarf variety’ Magnolia ‘Little Gem’ will still reach 5m depending on…

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Magnolia Teddy Bear

Magnolia ‘Teddy Bear’ is the newest release of the dwarf or small, growing evergreen magnolias and is now readily available for sale in most states. Foliage differs in that is much more ’rounded’ than its relatives tightly held and with…

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Magnolia Kay Parris

Magnolia ‘Kay Parris’ is a relatively new release evergreen magnolia which is believed to be a cross between the popular ‘little gem’ an Magnolia ‘Brackens Brown Beauty’. Kay Parris is now readily available for sale in most states. Holding it’s…

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Magnolia campbellii

Campbells magnolia is originally from the Himalayas and is regarded as on of the best large growing deciduous magnolias available for sale. Very attractive pink and white flowers followed by glossy green foliage make this an outstanding specimen tree for…

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Viburnum opulus Notcutts

If you are looking for Viburnum with good flowers and added interest through fall then Viburnum opulus ‘Notcutts’ could be the one. This ornamental bush is strong growing, deciduous and with a more robust look than many Viburnums. The autumn…

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Liriodendron tulipifera

The tulip tree or American tulip tree is Liriodendron tulipifera, a tall growing tree used both as a broad spreading shade tree, and tall narrow screening tree depending on variety. The flowers do look a little like a cross between…

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Leucadendrons

If you are looking for value from a drought tolerant shrub, then Leucadendrons certainly fit the bill. From South Africa, these long lived plants provide colour almost year round, and of course even more so when in flower. They are…

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Latua pubiflora

Latua pubiflora - Tree of Wizards or Sorcerers Tree

‘Tree of Wizards’ Also known as the Sorcerers Tree, Latua pubiflora (Palo de los brujos) is from Chile. This is a small tree or shrub with very attractive magenta to purple flowers in spring. The flowers are followed by small…

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Howea forsteriana

The Kentia Palm The Kentia palm ‘is Howea forsteriana’, an elegant palm with dark, lustrous arching fronds coming from a single trunk. This is a palm that naturally grows as an under story plant, which makes it excellent for growing…

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Kalmia latifolia

A native plant that often fails to get the attention it deserves, Kalmia latifolia is commonly called ‘The Mountain Laurel’. It is native to east coast from Florida Connecticut and widely used as a garden plant in other areas, but…

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Juniper Trees

With over 50 species and many cultivars, Junipers are a varied group of garden plants ranging from low growing ground covers to tall trees. A number of species are native to North America, and some varieties of Juniper communis are…

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Japanese Maple Trees

Japanese Maple Trees for sale online include Dwarf and Weeping types. These are Acer palmatum varieties, and include many excellent trees for small gardens many with brilliant color in fall. With literally hundreds of of Japanese Maple Tree cultivars available…

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Hibiscus Varieties

Hibiscus plants may the Tropical type of hibiscus, the ones with the large flowers that we know as Hawaiian Hibiscus, and these require a frost free environment to thrive. Very popular in home gardens and are also used widely in…

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Helianthemum nummularium

Helianthemum nummularium ‘rock rose’ or ‘sun rose’ are closely related to Cistus (also referred to as Rock Rose) and are widely used as a ground cover plant especially in hot drier conditions. Hardiness Zone (5 – 8) depending on local…

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Hebe

Perhaps not noticed, but widely grown, Hebe plants are an evergreen shrub, easy care and many varieties with attractive flowers. They grow well in the garden, can be used as hedges and also grow well in containers. Also known as…

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Grevillea

Grevillea Peaches and Cream

Although not widely grown in the USA, Grevillea varieties are becoming increasingly popular as a garden plants in California, Oregon, Utah and Washington. A varied group ranging from low growing ground cover plants to medium sized trees the ones most…

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Ginkgo Biloba

Ginkgo trees are one of the many fantastic deciduous ornamental trees available for sale online. They will reach up to 80 -90 ‘ but usually less in cultivation and they have a slow growth rate especially over the first 2-…

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Gaultheria

If you are looking for brilliant colored berries and delicate flowers Gaultheria could be a plant worth considering. Gaultheria procumbens or ‘Eastern Teaberry’ is the most widely grown, however other varieties are also available. Related to the ‘Heathers’, Gaultheria varieties…

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Garrya elliptica

If you are looking for a tree that adds interest to the garden in winter, is easy care and requires little water once established then Garrya elliptica could be the one for you. And it is the flowering time that…

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Gardenias

Gardenias are one of the most popular fragrant flowering shrubs and are well suited to growing in the garden border or in pots and containers. Regarded as hardy in Zones 8-10, however in cooler area they can be grown in…

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Fuchsia

Fuchsia Plants and varieties for sale from mail order Nurseries provide a wide range of excellent hardy flowering plants for the home garden. Sometimes seen as exotic, hardy fuchsias have been a stalwart in many gardens for centuries. They are…

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Flowering Pomegranate

Punica granatum ‘Flore Pleno’ is the ornamental pomegranate, a tough flowering garden plant that makes an attractive small hedge or a feature plant in the border, low growing or dwarf forms are also available for sale from specialist nurseries in…

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Fagus sylvatica

The tree we commonly call the European Beech or Common Beech, are Fagus varieties, with Fagus sylvatica being the species. However it is the many cultivars that adorn gardens across the country that are best known. These are large trees…

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Euonymus japonicus

A small to medium growing evergreen shrub Euonymus japonicus comes in a number of varieties with many of the variegated forms being sought after as garden plants. The common name is the ‘Japanese Spindle Bush’ and they are used in…

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Enkianthus campanulatus

It is not that often that a plant lives up to its name, however Enkianthus campanulatus ‘Showy Lantern’ (pictured right) certainly does. Sometimes called the ‘Red Vein’ Enkianthus, however if you were in Japan you might prefer to use ‘…

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Edgeworthia chrysantha

If you are looking for a shrub with year round interest Edgeworthia chrysantha could be it. Papery bark and fragrant flowers are a start, originally from China, the flowers look a little like large daphne flowers. Also known as the…

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Dwarf Conifers

Dwarf Conifers are a very popular garden plant and are available for sale online from mail order nurseries. useful in so many landscaping applications they are perhaps a little underused in many gardens. With varieties of dwarf conifers available in…

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Deutzia

A group of small to medium sized shrubs, Deutzia are mainly deciduous shrubs. Excellent garden plants in USDA zones 4 – 9, although they will need some protection in the colder areas. Best known for species such as Deutzia gracilis,…

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