Holly – Goshiki, Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Goshiki’, is truly a beautiful accent plant that is also extremely tough and durable with remarkable variegated leaves.Goshiki means ‘five colored’ in Japanese and refers to the various colors found on each leaf. The leaves will show off five colors; cream, pink, orange, yellow, and white appear in attractive spots or swirls that combine together to create an eye-catching display!Use Goshiki to brighten up a shady corner or for a colorful informal hedge. It can also be kept in a large container for many years.Because of the bright year-round color and easy cultivation, Goshiki makes a great choice for landscapes in the colder climates.But select a location that provides an area with some sort of winter protection against cold wintry winds for cooler locations. Mulching is strongly recommended.Shear this plant annually to keep a neat appearance or to maintain desired shape of size. Pruning time is best done in the spring.This plant is also called False Holly.* Evergreen* All Season Interest.
Pink Blooms in Wet SoilCinderella Butterfly Plant, Asclepias incarnata ‘Cinderella’, is a virtually hassle-free perennial, offering three months of vanilla-scented, rose-pink flowers in large, compact clusters from midsummer to early fall.Deadheading the flowers will stimulate another bloom cycle about a month after the first one. The flowers, which are heavily laden with nectar and pollen, are particularly attractive to hummingbirds, butterflies, bees, and other beneficial insects.Asclepias incarnata ‘Cinderella’ is easily grown in medium to wet soils in full sun. It is surprisingly tolerant of average well-drained soils in cultivation even though the species is native to swamps and wet meadows.Plants have deep taproots and are best left undisturbed once established. Foliage is slow to emerge in spring. Once established, Cinderella Swamp Milkweed requires little care.Though it is perfectly cold-hardy in the north, mulching plants in winter will help prevent frost-heaving. In spring, trim back last year’s growth and await the beautiful new foliage that will appear a bit later than other perennials.Following the fabulous flowers, typical Cinderella Milkweed seed pods develop which rupture to reveal seeds with long, silvery-white, silky hairs.*Pink Blooms Mid Summer Through Fall*Attracts Hummingbirds and Butterflies*Deer Resistant*Loves Wet Soil and Full Sun.
The Spiraea Shibori, Spiraea japonica ‘Shirobana’, develops into a small, upright, attractive, and deciduous shrub that bears unusual multi-colored flower clusters. It is a well-branched plant with flowers forming flat clusters by mid-June, ranging from a mixed pink to white. This dense, mounded shrub has medium-green leaves that are oval and toothed. Thriving in a wide range of soils in sun or light shade, Shibori Spiraea is highly versatile and an ornamental that works well in mass plantings, mixed borders, and low informal hedges. It is best to deadhead spent flowers to encourage prolonged secondary bloom and to prevent self-sowing. Prune back plants and remove weak and dead stems in early spring to promote strong healthy new growth and larger more abundant flower heads. Shibori is the perfect plant for spicing up northern native plant landscapes and wild garden woodlands; also use in containers or for foundation plants..
A Prolific Profusion of Pink for Spring!Fluffy pink flowers blanket this dwarf shrub for a spectacular welcome to the new season, enticing bees and butterflies to flock to its magnificent blooms. You probably won’t see the tiny fruits that develop later, but your birds are sure to take notice. When fall arrives, coppery-yellow tones spice up the landscape for fall. Your Pink Flowering Almond is easy to grow. It is adaptive to a variety of soils, cold hardy to zone 4and is drought tolerant.Both hardy and delicate at the same time, Pink Flowering Almond really knows how to put on a spring show, and follows it up with so many admirable features, that you won’t want to miss out on its benefits and beauty.* Spring flowers* Summer berries attract wildllife* Fall color.
Unique Tri-Colored, Re-blooming Hydrangea Would you like a Hydrangea with green flowers? Red flowers, or perhaps purple flowers? How about a hydrangea that displays all three! This one-of-a-kind hydrangea features stunning, 5-inch wide flower heads that begin their show in spring and continue right up into fall. Each dazzling, double floret is lime green with a dramatic splash of hot pink and a purple eye. The florets snuggle together to form an impressive mophead that you have to see to believe! Large leaves of deep green complete the floral picture for a stand -out in your yard like no other.Your Next Generation Pistachio Hydrangea is a deciduous, ornamental shrub that will grow up to 3 feet in height with a 5 foot spread. It has a compact, rounded habit and is generally pest free. Next Generation Pistachio tends to do better in some northern areas where other hydrangeas might struggle and is more disease resistant than some older varieties. It works well in containers, so would look magnificent scattered about in your patio planters, or placed as an accent in a front yard border.Just as its name implies, Pistachio Hydrangea is the “next generation” of hydrangea, reaching beyond standard, traditional Hydrangeas to provide unique coloration and appeal that will astound you for years to come.* Re-blooming* Works in containers* Pest resistant.