Balsam fir is native to North America. Beautiful, pyramid-shaped tree producing purple cones maturing in the fall of the first season. It adapts to almost any habitat, but prefers a cold climate and a soil constantly moist. This is the strongest of all our softwood, and perfect individuals are of great beauty.
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.
Big, upright shrub of irregular shape.Young stems are purple, becoming darker with age. Dark green foliage, turning deep purple in fall. White flowers, end ofmay or early june. Blackish blue fruits that attracts birds. In spring, if necessary, trim only lightly or else you will lose all fruits.
Bel arbuste au feuillage lumineux, vert marginé de jaune à blanc crème. Les jeunes pousses sont teintées de bronze. Les tiges sont vertes en été et d'un rouge éclatant en hiver. La coloration automnale est également fort intéressante d'abord rouge orangé puis pourpre.
Round shape shrub, spreading when aging. Dark green foliage turning bronze purple in fall. Red purple stems. White berries in September that attract birds. Used in a mixed border, for naturalization or to fix ground in a slope.
'PUCKER UP' is a compact upright red twig dogwood cultivar. It is particularly noted for its rugose green leaves and for its showy bright red winter stems. It is primarily distinguished from species plants by its more compact size, and glossier, thicker, somewhat smaller, rugose leaves. Great for mass plantings, perennial and shrub borders. Stunning winter accent or used in floral arrangements.
Shrub with an irregular shape. Branches are gray and tortuous like a corkscrew. Green, shriveled look leaves. Very decorative catkin flowers in April. Trim to clean up in spring. Used isolated, as a specimen or in the large rock gardens.
Vibrant burgundy-red foliage is held long into the season but eventually fades to green and then yellow-gold in fall. Mature plants bear long dangling burgundy catkins in winter on spiraling corkscrew stems. Resistant to eastern filbert blight. Deciduous.