Vigorous dense and thorny shrub with oval leaves. In early spring, it bears clusters of peach-pink flowers (5 petals) followed by greenish-yellow globular fruits. Used in rock gardens and japanese gardens. Drought resistant.
Compact and spreading habit shrub. Thorny stems. Lustrous green foliage turning yellow in fall. Red flowers in April; flowering varies every year and depends on climate. Fragrant, edible greenish yellow fruits late in September-October. Needs a well drained soil and has a good resistance to drought. Used in rock gardens and japanese gardens. Drought resistant.
Compact and spreading habit shrub. Thorny stems. Lustrous green foliage turning yellow in fall. Fairly prolific flowering; pink-white, pink-red and red-white flowers on the same branches. Fragrant, edible greenish yellow fruits late in September-October. Drought resistant. Used in rock gardens and japanese gardens.
Beautiful shrub or small tree for a sheltered area of your garden. Pure white and fragrant fringe-like flowers. Decorative dark blue fruits in August-September. Green foliage turning golden yellow in fall. Has to be planted in an area sheltered from the winds.
Small Clethra requiring little maintenance. Its pretty deliciously scented white flowers appear in July. Perfect for small flowerbeds, it is also very useful to hide foundations. Tolerates damp soils. Interestingly, deers don’t seem to like this plant; perfect for those living in a wooded area!
Truly a must in any garden, the clethra is the perfect solution for humid, shady parts of your landscape. Its deep pink flowers will keep their coloration contrary to others of the same species. The fragrance, combined with great foliage coloration in fall make make it a MUST in any landscape. Add to this little fruits that will persist until February to feeds the birds and you have the perfect shrub !
'Sixteen Candles' is a dwarf summersweet. It is very compact and floriferous. It differs from other summersweets in that its flower stalks are held stiffly upright, they do not spread out or dip. It prefers partial shade and some moisture. Fragrance is heavenly in late summer and fall color is a good yellow. Ideal for shady areas
This delightful plant features an attractive, glossy dark green foliage and large spikes of pure white flowers. Selected for its extra large flowers, roughly double the size of other varieties. Fragrant flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Ideal for mixed borders and naturalizing, especially wet sites. Late to leaf out in spring. You might think that the plant is dead but be patient, it will wake up eventually!
Spreading shrub that creates many suckers. Rounded top, more or less regular with yellow-green younger branches. Leaves are narrow and much serrated. They also are fragrant, resembling those of ferns. It can tolerate most types of soils and is used in massings or to naturalize.
Shrub bearing green-gray bluish leaves with creamy white edges; they turn red in fall. Insignificant flowers followed by blue berries. Good tolerance to pruning, usually done in spring. Very useful when mixed in clumps because of its nice showy foliage and lovely bark on the stems.