|Redbud 'The Rising Sun' - a citrus confection|
'The Rising Sun’ redbud (Cercis canadensis). Oh my goodness; this small tree stopped me in my tracks. The same gorgeous heart shaped leaves as other varieties, but this time in glowing shades of apricot and orange. Fabulous for smaller gardens or even a large container (maybe in cobalt blue or gloss black) it has a mature height of just 12’, takes full sun without burning, flowers in spring and copes with a wide range of soil, water and gardeners! Hardy to zone 5 (-10 to -20’ F).
|'Snow-N-Summer' Asiatic Jasmine - handsome foliage|
and fragrant white flowers (albeit somewhat hidden)
|Stunning foliage on this 'Crimson fans' Mukdenia|
|A small bush with a big personality |
- 'Little Lime' hydrangea
‘Little Lime' Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata). New for 2011 from Proven Winners this is a shrub that lives big for its size. A dwarf version of 'Limelight' but at just 3-4' tall it will fit nicely into smaller gardens. 'Little Lime' boasts 8" diameter mophead blooms in a soft lime-green which gradually fade to pink. Zones 3-8
|A cottage garden favorite with a new look -|
'Absolutely Amethyst' candytuft.
Photo courtesy Proven Winners
'Absolutely Amethyst' candytuft (Iberis domestica) is a new introduction from Proven Winners this year. A pleasant change from the classic white candytuft, 'Absolutely Amethyst' forms an attractive lavender carpet in spring. Drought tolerant once established and needs well drained soil in full sun. Zones 3-9