Sweet Emotion abelia is the hardiest abelia yet, growing where no abelia could grow before: in chilly USDA zone 4. It's also the most fragrant of any abelia, with white and pink spring blooms that perfume the air with a delightful sweet jasmine fragrance. Tolerates part shade. .Butterflies love it, but deer and rabbits will stay away!
Globular shaped shrub. Branches are sprinkled with thorns. Palmated and serrated green leaves variegated with white. Small flowers by the end of june (of no particular interest). Small black fruits. Good tolerance to urban conditions and drought. Plant in an area sheltered from winds. Trim anytime to limit expansion. Use it as an hedge or as a background.
Upright shrub becoming round with age; thorny branches. Palmated, serrated leaves, bright green in colour, turning yellow in fall. Small flowers by the end of June (of no particular interest). Small black fruits. Plant in an area sheltered from winds. Trim anytime only to maintain shape."
Oregon Vine Maple grows commonly as a large multi-stemmed tree in the 3 to 6m range. Brilliant red and orange colors signal the arrival of autumn, while showy white flowers appear in early spring. Fruits 4 cm long, wings horizontally spread, deep red at maturity.
'Bailey Compact' is a dense, deciduous shrub with a dome shape formed by many radiating branches. The leaves are glossy and light green. They turn scarlet and orange in the fall. In spring, 'Bailey Compact' bears clusters of cream-colored flowers that are followed by red, winged fruits. Its size makes it useful for fall color in small yards. It can be planted as a specimen, a hedge, or a windbreak.
Big shrub or small tree vigorous, upright, spherical, wide shape. Lustrous dark green foliage; in early fall, leaves turn to nice shades of bright orange-red, more intense than those of the species. Small fragrant whitish flowers in abundance in May. Fruits take shape of red samara. Pruning will increase density. "
Large shrub with an upright rounded shape. Lustrous foliage turning bright orange-red in fall. Abundance of white fragrant flowers in may. Red samara will appear, staying for a long time. Good tolerance to city pollution. Trim to limit expansion.. Used for its beautiful foliage, as a wind breaker, to make hedges."
Nice Japanese maple with golden foliage all summer long, turning orangy-red in fall. Large leaves, 8-10cm wide with small red flowers in clusters. A partly shady exposure is preferred. This is an ideal specimen plant for Japanese gardens. Must be planted in areas sheltered from winds and hot sun rays.
"Spectacular specimen whose the new leaves emerge a deep bronze-infused burgundy in spring, then change to bright chartreuse for summer. However, Autumn Moon keeps the new leaves coming well into summer, so you get tiny bright red leaves right on top of the yellow-green ones all season long! Then in fall, all of the foliage blazes forth in every shade of orange and red! "