Potential Plants for 2012

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Shrubs

 

Purple Diamond Loropetalum

Purple Diamond® Loropetalum

 
  • Unique compact size
  • Showy magenta fringe flowers in spring and sometimes summer
  • Deep rich purple foliage all season
  • 4-5’ H x 4-5’ W
Purple Diamond Loropetalum

Purple Pixie® Loropetalum

 
  • Truly unique dwarf size, 1-2’ H x 4-5’ W
  • Weeping habit perfect for containers or as ground cover
  • Showy magenta fringe flowers in spring and sometimes summer
  • Deep rich purple foliage all season
Emerald Snow Loropetalum

Emerald Snow® Loropetalum

 
  • Glossy, green foliage
  • Delicate white flowers
  • Low maintenance
  • Unique, compact size; 3-4’ H x 3-4’ W
October Magic Camellias

October Magic™ Camellia Series

 
  • Three growth habits and bloom colors are available
  • Inspiration:  White and magenta blooms, 6-8’ H x 4-5’ W, new spring growth is maroon
  • Orchid: White and pink blooms, 3-5’ H x 3-4’ W, compact habit
  • Snow: White and magenta blooms, 5-7’ H x 5-6’ W, copper new spring growth
Blush Pink Nandina

Blush Pink® Nandina

 
  • Stunning pink and red foliage through the season
  • More vibrant color than other varieties
  • Compact growth
  • 2’ H x 1.5-2’ W 
Flirt Nandina

Flirt™ Nandina

 
  • Rich red foliage through fall, winter and spring
  • Deep green foliage in summer
  • Richer color than its traditional comparison varieties
  • 1-2’ H x 1.5-2’ W 
Obsession Nandina

Obsession™ Nandina

  • Upright, compact and dense
  • Bright red young foliage
  • Deep green mature foliage
  • Richer color than its traditional comparison varieties
  • 3-4’ H x 3-4’ W
Angyo Star Fatshedra

‘Angyo Star’ Fatshedera

 

  • A beautiful selection of bush ivy, selected in Japan
  • Thick, sweet gun shaped, dark green leaves with creamy variegation
  • 2’ H x 1.5-2’ W  
  • Not a stand-alone plant, at its best when propped against a tall tree or a stark wall, where it will quickly fill in
Yewtopia Plum Yew

Yewtopia™ Plum Yew

 

  • Heat tolerant, drought resistant
  • Vase-like growth habit
  • Unique evergreen texture for shady areas
  • 3-4’ H x 3-4’ W
Soft Caress Mahonia

‘Soft Caress’ Mahonia

 

  • Feathery green foliage
  • Great for shade gardens
  • Bright yellow flowers in early winter
  • 3’ H x 3-3.5’ W
Mojo Pittosporum

Mojo® Pittosporum

 

  • Glossy green leaves with creamy edges
  • Flower clusters in spring
  • Tough, evergreen shrub; salt tolerant
  • 3’ H x 3’ W
Meema Hardenbergia

Meema Hardenbergia

 

  • The product of a 10 year breeding program to find a tough shrub-form hardenbergia that didn’t require staking.
  • More woody than others; responds well to pruning.
  • Has better cold hardiness and a longer bloom period.
  • Flowers for about 6 weeks in early spring.

 

 

 

Trees

Early Bird Crapemyrtle

Early Bird™ Crapemyrtle - Lavender, Purple, White

 

  • Early blooms in May, often as early as Mother’s Day and much earlier than other June-July blooming crapemyrtles
  • Consistent re-bloomers: 100-120 days of full color
  • Three color choices:  Lavender, purple or white
  • 5-8’ H x 5-8’ W
Delta Jazz Crapemyrtle

Delta Jazz™ Crapemyrtle

 

  • Unique, dark burgundy, cupped leaves
  • Bright medium pink blooms
  • 6-10’ H x 4-5’ W
 

Annuals

Stars and Stripes Pentas

‘Stars & Stripes’ Pentas

 

  • Scarlet flower clusters
  • Hummingbird paradise
  • 12-24” H
 

Perennials

Queen Mum Agapanthus

Queen Mum™ Agapanthus

 

  • Extra large dual coloured white and blue flowers
  • Strap like green foliage
  • 1-1.5’ H x 1-1.5’ W 
Little Black Magic Dwarf Elephant Ear

Little Black Magic™ Dwarf Elephant Ear

 

  • Unique, compact size
  • Rich, wide purple leaves
  • Great for water gardens
  • 1-2’ H x 2’ W
 

Tropicals

Sophia Vogue Mandevila

‘Sophia’  Vogue® Mandevilla

 

  • Bushy shape
  • Vivid red blooms
  • Glossy green foliage
  • 18-20” H x mounding 
Vivian Vogue Mandevilla

‘Vivian’  Vogue® Mandevilla

 

  • Striking flowers
  • Bushy shape
  • Prolific bloomer with pink flowers
  • 18-24” H x mounding