This cool beauty is hot in containers! Hydrangeas, those queens of the shade garden, never fail to impress with their big blooms and luscious leaves. What could possibly improve on that? How about a smart tree form of the award-winning Fire and Ice Hydrangea!Not only is the tree form easy to put in your landscape but it fits right in garden containers and patio beds and takes up much less room than the bush form. Grafted onto high-quality stock, this is instant topiary for your garden!As if the striking tree form wasn’t enough, you haven’t truly enjoyed hydrangeas until you’ve seen Fire and Ice. This beauty heralds early summer with an explosion of creamy white panicles of hundreds of small florets. Then in mid-summer the flowers blush to pink in preparation for the fall show when the flowers turn deep red to match the season.This is such a great garden plant! You can use a pair to flank a doorway in large pots, or use one as a specimen in a planting bed. Try them with azaleas and coral bells for an unforgettable display!Whatever you do, don’t wait to order these. At this price they will be flying out of the nursery.Buy your Fire and Ice Panicle Hydrangea Tree Form online from us today!* Petit topiary tree form perfect for any garden space * Color-changing blooms * Easy care * Great in containers * Months of flowers * Perfect for cuttingPruning Woody Hydrangeas.
Brilliant Autumn Red in Tree or ShrubThe Autumn Brillance Serviceberry is a popular shrubby tree prized primarily for its fall color and succulent summer berries, referred to as juneberries. It would look great as a shrub border in your yard or grown as a small tree.The Autumn Brillance is a cultivar of the Apple Serviceberry. It’s a cross between the Downy and Allegheny. It’s prized particularly for its obovate 5-inch long leaves that turn to a spectacular reddish-orange in the fall.Before its’ leaves begin to appear, its 5-petalled clusters of white flowers will stand in sharp contrast to the browns and greys of your transitioning landscape. Soon you’ll see the flowers give way to small green berries that gradually progress to red and eventually into a deep purple in early summer. The Serviceberry is a shrubby tree that grows up to 15-25 feet with an equal spread. It can be left alone to grow as a shrub or pruned to be a multi stemmed or single stemmed small tree. It grows best in full sun and is tolerant of a wide range of soilsServiceberries look like large, dark blueberries and taste similar, but with an almond-like accent. They are commonly eaten raw or used in various jams and pies. Native Americans and early settlers enjoyed eating these berries and were thought by some to have medicinal properties.The Serviceberry is certainly a hardy shrubby tree with a lot to offer.* White Flowers in Spring* Edible Purple Berries* Brilliant Red Fall Foliage.
Fast Growing, Long Lived, Hardy EvergreenA Canadian Hemlock in your yard brings an element of strength and grace to your landscape. Canadian Hemlocks have been known to live in excess of 800 years with their 75 foot height and 30 foot spread. It’s an impressive tree with its strong, straight pyramidal shape supported by one central trunk. Your Hemlock’s branches can extend all the way to the ground, and the soft, spray-like foliage endows it with an element of graceful elegance. It’s one of those rare evergreen trees that is a beauty to behold in almost any landscape and in any season. Wildlife love Canadian Hemlocks, and the birds will especially appreciate your adding one to your home’s landscape. A variety of small mammals will also appreciate a quick nibble on its foliage in the winter to hold them over into spring. Your Canadian Hemlock is a fast growing evergreen that will even grow well in shady conditions. You can transplant it easily, and if you prefer a particular shape, it tolerates pruning well. Fast growing, long lived and attractive to both humans and wildlife…this evergreen seems to have it all. Give one a home today. * Fast-growing * Long-lived * Hardy * Wildlife interest.
A touch of the tropics for your yard! Ernest Henry “Chinese” Wilson was a man on a mission. Specifically, that mission was to collect plant specimens for the Arnold Arboretum in Boston, MA in the early 1900’s. He is responsible for the introduction of thousands of plant species from the Far East to the West.On one particular visit to Korea in 1918, he was staying at a small hotel and fell in love with a tree in the courtyard. He collected a few seeds and sent them back to Boston. It would be almost 4 years before the seeds were planted in the Arboretum. The New England winter was harsh that year one hardy little tree survived and was named after its discoverer. So, we now have a very tropical looking tree that will survive New England winters!EH Wilson Mimosa Tree (Albizia julibrissin ‘E.H. Wilson’) is a great mimosa tree with silky, tassel-like pink flowers that bloom all summer long. The fern-like leaves provide soft dappled shade for your garden. Perfect in tough urban areas as well as traditional suburban gardens, this tree demands to be seen. Plant it where you can enjoy it from the inside and the outside. The airy flowers and subtle fragrance will enchant you all season.This is a very fast growing tree. In full sun it will quickly grow to 30’ high and wide. It is very drought tolerant and is even ok with road salt being tossed at it in the winter. If you want a tough-but-tropical tree for your garden, patio or large container, order yours from us today!* Easy care* Gorgeous pink tassle-like flowers* Soft foliage* Full sun* Delicate fragrance* Drought tolerant.
An Elegant Tree with Amazing Scented FlowersA mimosa is an elegant Champaign and orange juice cocktail, but it is also an elegant tree for your natural landscape! It is an unusual, almost tropical or exotic looking tree that does adore the heat and humidity and tolerates drought very well. It is also known as the Persian Silk Tree commonly because of the incredibly fragrant and beautiful pink flower clusters with an unusual thread-like petals.Hard to beat this fast growing and an ornamentaltree that puts on quite a show. The foliage is similar to a fern, fine textured and ornate. The flower clusters dance across the top of the foliage like pink clouds of cotton candy for a good part of the summer.Mimosa trees get to about 30’ vase shaped, flat-topped ornamental to use at the back edge of your lot or a backdrop to your vegetable or flower borders. The sweet-smelling flowers attract pollinators like butterflies, birds, and bees to your yard. The gardenia-like fragrance of the puff ball like flowers, the fast growth rate, and beautiful fern-like foliage are all good attributes. Hardy in zones 6-9 and even into 10 loving the heat and tolerating dry soils beautifully. Mimosa’s tend to work well in less formal situations and in groups out away from pools and patios where they can be allowed to take on their natural form. For a very unique fast growing ornamental tree, you can’t go wrong with the Mimosa Tree. Order yours now!*Fragrant, tropical looking pink flowers in summer when few other trees are blooming*Fast growing and drought tolerant plants*Nice smaller sized tree fits into smaller landscapes.
A True-Blue Flowering Tree? No Way!Are you looking for something truly different and unique for your yard this summer? Chaste Tree (Vitex agnus-castus) is one of only a handful of winter-hardy trees that blooms with true-blue flower spikes all summer long.You will be hard-pressed to find a more spectacularly beautiful plant with more outstanding qualities. Wonderful whether in bloom or not, it does great as a specimen or small patio tree, and makes an eye-catching hedge along a driveway or property line.Your Chaste Tree has handsome and aromatic green foliage with a decidedly silvery cast. Then, as summer heats up, your Chaste Tree will astound you with its impressive blue spikes that bloom right up until autumn. The Chaste Tree isn’t native to the United States, but has quickly become a favorite here. It’s a fast-growing, multi-trunked tree. Its upright growth can be pruned to approximate either a large shrub or small tree to fit your needs. You don’t need any special skills or knowledge to grow this tree in your yard. It’s easy to grow, drought-tolerant and disease resistant. You’ll be shocked at the return you get on your limited investment (both of time and money!) with this tree.This tree was named “chaste” in medieval Europe, because it was wrongly thought that a potion made from the flowers would cure an overactive libido. Just the opposite is true – you will fall madly in love with this plant in your yard. Don’t let summer go by without adding one from Nature Hills to your landscape!* Handsome foliage * True-Blue Summer Flowers * Hardy and Easy.
Dense Evergreen with Months of Fragrant Blooms!Some floral scents draw you into a garden. Some make you want to come closer for a deeper whiff. Some are engrained in your memory from gardens past. Fragrant Tea Olive (Osmanthus fragrans) will make you stop dead in your tracks and wonder if you’re in heaven.A cross between gardenia and jasmine wafts from dainty white flowers in early spring and again in late fall. (Zone 7 – 10). Fragrant Tea Olive, is grown for the amazing scent. It isn’t a true olive, so it doesn’t produce edible fruit. It is generally grown because has dense, glossy evergreen leaves and can be pruned into a small tree, a large shrub or a soft hedge.It’s such a beautiful and wonderfully scented shrub that you’d think it would be a diva in the garden, but it’s not. It is disease-resistant, only needs occasional pruning and just wants a sunny spot to be really happy.Whether you order it for its beauty or its fragrance, you will be glad you bought it and wonder why you didn’t order more.* Well behaved and easy care* Luscious scent in fall and spring* Gorgeous glossy, evergreen foliage* Perfect hedge* Hardy and long-lived.