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Snow queen clematis

Finding Neverland

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Showy Shrubs for Fall - FineGardening

Showy Shrubs for Fall - FineGardening

With the growing season coming to a close and winter just around the corner, fall is a bittersweet time of the year. When shopping for plants during the cacophony of spring, it is difficult to also plan for fall in the garden.

Ginger Wine™ - Ninebark - Physocarpus opulifolius

Ginger Wine® - Ninebark - Physocarpus opulifolius

Proven Winners - Ginger Wine® - Ninebark - Physocarpus opulifolius pink white plant details, information and resources.

Planting around a gazebo: This flowery and fragrant garden is perfect for planting around a gazebo.

Planting around a gazebo

This flowery and fragrant garden is perfect for planting around a gazebo.

Shrubs with fall foliage: Great fall colors aren’t just found on trees. Some of the best shades of orange, red yellow and even purple come from these shrubs with fall foliage.

Shrubs with Fall Foliage

Great fall colors aren’t just found on trees. Some of the best shades of orange, red yellow and even purple come from these shrubs with fall foliage.

This is only 24" tall!  Lacy Blue Russian Sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia Lacey Blue) is a  true dwarf cultivar discovered in an English garden and just recently introduced to the US. Its smaller size makes it very useful when space is an issue and a smaller version of Russian Sage is required. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).

Lacey Blue Russian Sage

18-24" tall x 24-36" wide. At last, the first truly short growing selection of Russian Sage, 'Lacey Blue' is half the height of 'Blue Spires' and fits into small spaces. With exceptionally large flower spikes, Perovskia atriplicifolia Lacy Blue is deer resistant, long blooming (from mid-summer through the fall), and thrives in any soil. Just grow it hot and dry once established. Most soil types including clay. Cut back entire plant back to 12” - 15” in spring (not in the fall) Good for…

Cream™ Veranda® Rose

Cream Veranda Rose - Compact Floribunda | Michigan Bulb Co.

These creamy rose petals in lavish abundance are romantic and beautiful in themselves. The effect is just increased when you find them growing on a sunny veranda. The Cream™ Veranda® Rose has all the old-fashioned beauty of traditional rose blooms, with a flower form that's overflowing in ruffled petals and a lovely fragrance. Lush and glossy foliage are combined with the modern benefits of exceptional disease resistance and hardiness. You can plant this compact beauty in a patio container…

Scentlandia® - Sweetspire - Itea virginica

Sweet summertime fragrance.We sniffed dozens of different sweetspires in pursuit of the most fragrant variety, and we can say with confidence that we've found it in Scentlandia® itea. Though this native plant is much beloved for its sweetly scented summer blooms, not all plants exhibit equally strong fragrance, so it was our primary goal in introducing our next variety. We also wanted a smaller variety that works with any size landscape, and outstanding fall color so that the plant stays…

Shrubs with fall foliage: Great fall colors aren’t just found on trees. Some of the best shades of orange, red yellow and even purple come from these shrubs with fall foliage.

Shrubs with Fall Foliage

Great fall colors aren’t just found on trees. Some of the best shades of orange, red yellow and even purple come from these shrubs with fall foliage.

How utterally gorgeous!! (for when I have nothing else to do with my money!)  Caroline Constabele Itoh Peony

Caroline Constabel Itoh Peony - Paeonia | Michigan Bulb Co.

Once this Itoh settles into your yard and matures, it will become especially vigorous. It will produce three to five gorgeous blooms per stem, harkening back to the floriferous tree peony side of its ancestry. Thanks to its herbaceous ancestors, it's also particularly cold hardy, with foliage that will stay beautiful from spring to fall. The blooms are impressive—fragrant, fully double and especially dramatic with each petal darker towards the center. It grows 23-27" tall, perfect for adding…

Growing Shrubs in Clay Soil | Proven Winners

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Double Play Doozie® - Spirea - Spiraea x

Double Play Doozie® - Spirea - Spiraea x

This spirea is better than great - it's a doozie!Spirea is an old landscape staple, so what could one do that could possible earn it superlatives? Well, seedless and non-invasive would be a start; non-stop blooming would be even better. And these are exactly what makes Double Play Doozie spirea the most beautiful, innovative, ground-breaking spirea to ever grace a landscape. Like all of the Double Play® spirea series, the show begins in early spring, when the foliage emerges in blazing…

Cheyenne® Mock Orange- Philadelphus | High Country Gardens

Cheyenne® Mock Orange

6-9’ tall x 5-8’ wide. Cheyenne® Mock Orange (Philadelphus lewisii 'PWY01S') is an award-winning native shrub grown for its amazing display of large, white fragrant late spring flowers. Cheyenne® is a Plant Select® winner chosen for its exceptional toughness and adaptability to a wide range of growing conditions. Growing in most any type of soil, including clay, this large growing shrub enjoys both sun and partial shade. Late spring blooms and fragrance make this plant especially…