New Varieties for SP 2018

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ARONIA (Chokeberry) 10-49      50 up
AUTUMN MAGIC (Aronia melanocarpa ‘Autumn Magic’)
Zone 4 Masses of fragrant white flowers in spring are followed
by clusters of glossy purple-black fruit that persist into winter.
Lustrous green foliage turns vibrant red and purple in fall.
Upright spreading shrub grows to 3-5′.

3′ Shrub        8.95      7.90
2′ Shrub        8.00     7.05
18″ Shrub       6.30      5.55

BRILLIANT RED (Aronia arbutifolia ‘Brilliantissima’)
Zone 4 Fragrant white flowers in spring followed by bright red
glossy berries. Shiny dark green foliage turns brilliant scarlet
red in fall. Upright rounded shrub grows to 6-8′.

3′ Shrub        8.95      7.90
2′ Shrub        8.00     7.05
18″ Shrub       6.30      5.55

BETULA (Birch) 10-49      50 up
CITY SLICKER® (Betula nigra ‘Whit XXV’) PP #16573 P3
Zone 5 Creamy-white bark develops at an early age. Moderately
sized dark green leaves turn gold in fall. Grows in heavy alkaline
clay soils as well as sandy soils. Heat and drought tolerant.
Plus $.75 Royalty. Grown on their own root.

4′ Branched          16.60      14.60
3′ Branched          14.90      13.10

WHITESPIRE JR (Betula populifolia )
Zone 3 Narrow upright tree for cool climates. Bright green leaves
turn yellow in fall. Older trees develop chalky white bark that
does not peel. A good selection for poor soils and other difficult
sites. Resistant to bronze birch borer.
Singles for clumping.

8′ Single                11.10       9.75
7′ Single                 9.55       8.40
6′ Single                 8.55       7.50
5′ Single                 7.55       6.65
4′ Single                 6.50      5.70

CATALPA 10-49      50 up
NORTHERN CATALPA (Catalpa speciosa)
Zone 4 Very adaptible native tree. Large, heart-shaped leaves
and large clusters of fragrant, white, bell-shaped flowers in
early summer; long fruits resemble slender bean pods in Autumn.

8′ Whips             19.30      17.00
7′ Whips              16.90      14.85
6′ Whips              15.45      13.60
5′ Whips              13.30      11.70

CHIONANTHUS (Fringetree)
CHINESE FRINGETREE (Chionanthus retusus)
Zone 5 Elegant accent tree for small urban spaces. Abundant starry-
white, fragrant flowers at the new branch tips, cinnamon-colored
exfoliating bark. Lustrous, leathery, bright green leaves.

6′ Whips           18.10       15.95
5′ Whips          15.60        13.75
4′ Whips          12.45        10.95
3′ Whips          11.20         9.85

FAGUS (Beech) 10-49      50 up
RED OBELISK (Fagus sylvatica ‘Red Obelisk’)
Zone 4 Compact, columnar form. Thick, irregular and undulating
leaves mature to dark burgundy. Striking vertical accent for
small spaces or hedge borders.

1″ B&B             91.55      80.55
6′ B&B            80.80      71.10
5′ B&B            72.40       63.70

RIVERS PURPLE (Fagus sylvatica ‘Riversii’)
Zone 5 Deep purple foliage in the spring, retaining purple-bronze
color throughout the summer. Smooth, silver-gray bark creates
winter interest.

1″ B&B           91.55      80.55
6′ B&B           80.80      71.10
5′ B&B           72.40      63.70

ROHANI PURPLE (Fagus sylvatica ‘Rohanii’)
Zone 5 An upright spreading tree, developing a rounded crown
with age. Leaves are purple-brown with rounded lobes, similar
to the outline of oak leaves. Attractive bark is smooth and silvery-
gray.

1″ B&B           91.55      80.55
6′ B&B          80.80      71.10
5′ B&B           72.40     63.70

PURPUREA TRICOLOR (Fagus sylvatica ‘Roseo-marginata’)
Zone 4 Purple leaves are edged and striped with rose and
pinkish-white border. Plant in part shade to protect leaves
from hot afternoon sun scorch.

6′ B&B          80.80       71.10
5′ B&B           72.40      63.70
4′ B&B           64.40      56.65

HYDRANGEA 10-49      50 up
MUNCHKIN OAKLEAF (Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Munchkin’)
Zone 5 Blossoms open white, age to pink, and are robust,
remaining upright even after heavy rains. Foliage turns
brilliant mahogany in fall. Exceptional compact form and
dense plant habit suitable for smaller landscape areas.

4 Cane Shrub       11.40      10.05
3 Cane Shrub        9.60        8.45
2 Cane Shrub        8.30        7.30

RUBY SLIPPERS OAKLEAF (Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Munchkin’)
Zone 5 Large flowers start white and slowly change color to
pink, maturing to ruby red. Oak-like foliage turns mahagony-
red in autumn. Exceptional compact form and dense plant
habit suitable for smaller landscape areas.

4 Cane Shrub       11.40      10.05
3 Cane Shrub        9.60        8.45
2 Cane Shrub        8.30        7.30

RHUS (Sumac) 10-49      50 up
GRO-LOW FRAGRANT (Rhus aromatica ‘Gro-Low’)
Zone 3 Aromatic tiny yellow flowers in spring, followed by hairy
red fruit. Low, wide spreading habit with orange-red fall foliage.
Popular fast growing shrub often planted in mass beds or for
bank stabilization.

3′ Shrub        9.30      8.20
2′ Shrub        8.45      7.45
18″ Shrub     7.40      6.50

SPIRAEA 10-49      50 up
NEW SHIROBANA (Spiraea japonica ‘Shirobana’)
Zone 4 Deep rose, pink and white flower clusters on the same
compact, mounded shrub. Lustrous deep green leaves.

2′ Shrub      10.50       9.25
18″ Shrub     9.00       7.90
15″ Shrub      7.45       6.55
12″ Shrub     6.15       5.40

SYRINGA (Lilac) 10-49      50 up
DWARF KOREAN (Syringa meyeri ‘Palibin’)
Zone 3 Reddish purple buds open to striking spikes of fragrant
pale lilac-pink flowers in late spring. Small rounded, dark green
foliage emerges burgundy in spring and turns coppery in fall and
is resistant to mildew. Dainty, compact uniform ball shape.

2′ Shrub      10.30       9.05
18″ Shrub     8.30       7.30
15″ Shrub      7.65       6.75
12″ Shrub     7.05       6.20

JOSEE DWARF (Syringa meyeri ‘Josee’)
Zone 3 Re-blooming small, rounded form with fragrant violet-
purple flowers in late spring and again in early fall. Hardy,
mildew resistant foliage.

2′ Shrub      10.30       9.05
18″ Shrub     8.30       7.30
15″ Shrub      7.65       6.75
12″ Shrub      7.05      6.20

PEKING (Syringa reticulata pekinensis)
Zone 5 Large creamy white, fragrant flowers. Deep green foliage
with yellowish-brown fall color. Rich amber-brown exfoliating
bark. Good salt and drought tolerance once established.

5′ Multi-stem       11.30      9.95
4′ Multi-stem        9.95       8.75
3′ Multi-stem        8.75       7.70
2′ Multi-stem        7.65       6.75

YANKEE DOODLE (Syringa vulgaris ‘Yankee Doodle’)
Zone 3 Compact, upright form with large flower clusters of the
very deepest dark purple. Profuse fragrant blooms are
excellent for cut flower arrangements.

3′ Shrub        9.85       8.65
2′ Shrub        8.75       7.70
18″ Shrub     8.05       7.10
12″ Shrub     6.70       5.90

TILIA (Linden) 10-49      50 up
NEW HARVEST GOLD® (Tilia x mongolica ‘Harvest Gold’) PP 12,232
Zone 3 Excellent upright growth habit, exfoliating bark, attractive
glossy foliage that consistently turns a golden fall color. Golden
buds turn brown in late winter. Resistant to sun scald and
leaf spot. Plus $.75 Royalty.

1 ¼” Branched         35.85     31.55
1″ Branched              32.20      28.35
6′ Branched              29.80      26.20
5′ Branched              24.40      21.45

ULMUS (Elm) 10-49      50 up
NEW HARMONY AMERICAN (Ulmus americana ‘New Harmony’)
Zone 5 Upright, broadly vase-shaped form with dense canopy
and slender, often drooping, branches. Medium green foliage
in summer with yellow fall foliage. Insect and disease resistant.
Urban and drought tolerant. Grown on their own root.

1″ Branched             33.45       29.45
6′ Branched             29.95       26.35
5′ Branched             24.70       21.75

NEW HORIZON (Ulmus japonica x pumila ‘New Horizon’)
Zone 4 Large dark green leaves are tolerant of urban conditions.
Upright oval form with a slightly arching habit. Resistant to
Dutch elm disease, elm leaf miner, and verticillium wilt.

8′ Whips            23.75      20.90
7′ Whips            21.30       18.75
6′ Whips           19.20       16.90
5′ Whips            17.20       15.15

VIBURNUM 10-49      50 up
BURKWOOD (Viburnum x burkwoodii)
Zone 5 Flowers are pink in bud, opening to pure white in mid-
Spring with spicy fragrance. Foliage is lustrous dark green. Fruit
is red, changing to black but can be sparse and insignificant.
Maroon fall color.

3′ Shrub       12.10      10.65
2′ Shrub      10.60       9.35
18″ Shrub     9.10       8.00

SHASTA DOUBLEFILE (Viburnum plicatum f. tomentosum ‘Shasta’)
Profusion of extra large, pure white flowers in late Spring with
a horizontal growth habit. Bright red fruits are a brief ornamental
attraction in summer. Dark green leaves turn maroon in autumn.

3′ Shrub      8.75       7.70
2′ Shrub       7.65      6.75
18″ Shrub    6.50       5.70