Yewtopia® Plum Yew

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Yewtopia® Plum Yew

Cephalotaxus harringtonia Yewtopia®

Yewtopia® Plum Yews are the South's answer to English Yews. With a slightly upright, vase-like growth habit, this plum yew is heat tolerant, drought resistant, and shade loving. Use Yewtopia® where low growing hedges are needed.

Size: 3-4' H x 3-4' W

Exposure: Part sun to shade

Hardiness: 6,7,8,9

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Twist of Pink™ Variegated Oleander

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Twist of Pink™ Variegated Oleander

Oleander nerium Twist of Pink™

This flashy variegated Oleander is perfect for almost any location. Its deep pink blooms and creamy white variegated foliage plus its resistance to drought, heat and salt make it the perfect accent for a more aggressive climate.

Size: 6-8' H x 6-8' W

Exposure: Full sun

Hardiness: 8,9,10

Soil: Any

‘Stars & Stripes’ Pentas

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‘Stars & Stripes’ Pentas

Pentas Lanceolata 'Stars & Stripes'

Prolific scarlet flower clusters with pink centers are a hummingbird paradise. Lush dark green and white variegated foliage. Grows 12-24" high with a clumping habit.

Size: 12-24" H x clumping

Exposure: Full sun

Hardiness: 9,10,11

Soil: Well-drained peat/perlite mix

Spring Sonata™ Indian Hawthorne

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Spring Sonata™ Indian Hawthorne

Raphiolepis indica ' Wilcor' PP#17972

Spring Sonata™ is in perfect tune with today's gardens. It offers dense growth, glossy green foliage, and a massive display of white flowers in spring. Growing 4 feet high and 5 feet wide, Spring Sonata™ blooms 2 to 3 weeks later than other Indian hawthornes, extending the bloom season. In fall and winter, dark purple fruit cover the plant, adding welcome color. Use it in foundation plantings, mixed borders, or containers. It's also a great choice for the beach, because it tolerates salt spray.

Size: 4' H x 5' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 7,8,9,10

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Southgate™ Radiance™ Rhododendron

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Southgate™ Radiance™ Rhododendron

Rhododendron 'Royal Purple' x R. hyperythrum

The exciting new Southgate™ Rhododendrons are heat tolerant and thrive in the Deep South while performing equally well in traditional Rhododendron areas.

Size: 4-5' H x 4-5' W

Exposure: Part sun to shade

Hardiness: 6,7,8,9

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Southgate™ Grace™ Rhododendron

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Southgate™ Grace™ Rhododendron

Rhododendron 'English Roseum' x white form of R. hyperythrum

The exciting new Southgate™ Rhododendrons are heat tolerant and thrive in the Deep South while performing equally well in traditional Rhododendron areas.

Size: 4-6' H x 4-6' W

Exposure: Part sun to shade

Hardiness: 6,7,8,9

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Southgate™ Divine™ Rhododendron

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Southgate™ Divine™ Rhododendron

Rhododendron 'County of York' x R. hyperythrum

The exciting new Southgate™ Rhododendrons are heat tolerant and thrive in the Deep South while performing equally well in traditional Rhododendron areas.

Size: 4-5' H x 4-5' W

Exposure: Part sun to dhade

Hardiness: 6,7,8,9

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Southgate™ Breezy™ Rhododendron

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Southgate™ Breezy™ Rhododendron

Rhododendron 'Janet Blair' x pink form of R. hyperythrum

The exciting new Southgate™ Rhododendrons are heat tolerant and thrive in the Deep South while performing equally well in traditional Rhododendron areas.

Size: 4-5' H x 4-5' W

Exposure: Part sun to shade

Hardiness: 6,7,8,9

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Southgate™ Brandi™ Rhododendron

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Southgate™ Brandi™ Rhododendron

Rhododendron 'Scintallation' x white form of R. hyperythrum

The exciting new Southgate™ Rhododendrons are heat tolerant and thrive in the Deep South while performing equally well in traditional Rhododendron areas.

Size: 3-4' H x 3-4' W

Exposure: Part sun to shade

Hardiness: 6,7,8,9

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

‘Soft Caress’ Mahonia

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‘Soft Caress’ Mahonia

Mahonia eurybracteata 'Soft Caress' PP#20183

Few plants offer the texture that 'Soft Caress' provides the shade garden. In early winter, bright-yellow flowers stand atop the slender, bamboo-like foliage like fingers of light. Perfect for an Asian garden or as a specimen.

Size: 3' H x 3.5' W

Exposure: Part sun to shade

Hardiness: 7,8,9

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Shining Sensation™ Weigela

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Shining Sensation™ Weigela

Weigela 'Bokrashine'

This wonderful shrub is perfect for sunny locations and will impress with its shiny maroon foliage and contrasting hot-pink flowers. While adding beautiful color to your garden it will also attract butterflies and hummingbirds making it a striking addition to any yard.

Size: 5-6' H x 4-5' W

Exposure: Full sun

Hardiness: 5,6,7,8,9

Soil: Well-drained sand to clay soil

‘Scarlet’s Peak’ Holly

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‘Scarlet’s Peak’ Holly

Ilex hybrid 'Scarlet's Peak' PP#20581

This unique holly grows tall and slim to an average 20 ft. tall by 3 ft. wide. Brilliant red berries in winter contrast brightly against the evergreen leaves.

Size: 20' H x 3' W

Exposure: Full sun

Hardiness: 7,8,9

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Rosalinda® Indian Hawthorne

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Rosalinda® Indian Hawthorne

Raphiolepis indica 'Conda' PP#9056

Rosalinda® is the most vigorous and robust hawthorne available. This large evergreen shrub is good for screening or as a small tree. New foliage is bright and bronzy, and adult leaves are large in size. Best suited to coastal climates, this plant produces large, dark pink, fragrant blooms in the spring.

Size: 12-14' H x 10' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 8,9,10

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Robin™ Holly

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Robin™ Holly

Ilex Hybrid 'Conin' PP#9486

Beautiful, dark red berries in fall and winter; pyramidal shape; rich, dark green leaves turn maroon in spring; a holly you'll love.

Size: 15-20' H x 12-15' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 6B,7,8,9

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Rainbow Sensation™ Weigela

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Rainbow Sensation™ Weigela

Weigela 'Kolmagira' PP#20384

A rainbow of color from spring to fall. A charming selection, Rainbow Sensation will brighten your garden with its attractive, variegated foliage. Dense clusters of soft pink, funnel-shaped flowers bloom in profusion in May as hummingbirds flock to harvest the sweet nectar.

Size: 3-4' H x 3-4' W

Exposure: Full sun

Hardiness: 4,5,6,7,8

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Ragin’ Cajun™ Ruellia

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Ragin’ Cajun™ Ruellia

Ruellia elegans Ragin' Cajun™

Vivid red flowers and a low growth habit. A tough little plant that's easy to grow and holds up well through heat and humidity. Use in beds, pots and planters.

Size: 12-14" H x mounding

Exposure: Full sun

Hardiness: 7B,8,9,10,11

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Queen Mum™ Agapanthus

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Queen Mum™ Agapanthus

Agapanthus orientalis PMN06

Featuring extra large dual colored white and violet blue flower heads and clumping strap-like foliage. Ideal for beds, borders, pots, and boxes.

Size: 1-1.5' H x 1-1.5' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 8,9,10,11

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Purple Pixie® Loropetalum

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Purple Pixie® Loropetalum

Weeping Loropetalum chinense 'Peack' PP#18441

With its dwarf size and weeping habit, Purple Pixie® is just the plant we've been crying for. It grows only 1 to 2 feet tall by 4 to 5 feet wide. It's a great choice for a ground cover, but it can also add vibrant color to hanging baskets, window boxes, and other containers. Showy pink flowers combined with rich purple foliage will move you to tears.

Size: 1-2' H x 4-5' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 7,8,9,10

Soil: Acidic, moist, well-drained, humus-rich

Purple Diamond® Loropetalum

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Purple Diamond® Loropetalum

Compact Loropetalum chinense 'Shang-hi' PP#18331

Combining colorful flowers and foliage with controlled growth, Purple Diamond® is a gem. Unlike some other loropetalums that can swallow your house, this one grows 4 to 5 feet tall and wide. Showy pink flowers appear in spring and sometimes summer. Deep, rich purple foliage holds its color all season.

Size: 4-5' H x 4-5' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 7,8,9,10

Soil: Acidic, moist, well-drained, humus-rich

Pure Blonde™ Liriope

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Pure Blonde™ Liriope

Pure Blonde™ Liriope muscari 'Lirblonde'

Pure Blonde™ is a clumping plant with amazing foliage that stays blonde for up to 3 months, then slowly turns back to green to survive summer. If you cut back to the ground in July, it will re-shoot blonde in August to September. It's still tough, though the tips may burn in full sun or windy sites, the foliage will stay clean in shady positions.

Size: 12" H x 16" W

Exposure: Full sun to full shade

Hardiness: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Soil: Sandy to clay soils; heavy mulch around plant

‘Puckered Up’ Colocasia

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‘Puckered Up’ Colocasia

Colocasia 'Puckered Up' PPAF

Deeply puckered, dark chocolate leaves are supported by strong, near-black stems on a bushy yet compact plant.

Size: 3-4' H x 3-4' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 8,9,10,11

Soil: Average garden soil

‘Princess Dark Lavender’ Verbena

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‘Princess Dark Lavender’ Verbena

Verbena 'Princess Dark Lavender' PP#11951

True garden performer with no breaking apart. Vivid green foliage against crowns of rich, pale purple blooms that form masses of color. Blooms spring until fall.

Size: 4-6" H x mounding

Exposure: Full sun

Hardiness: 8,9,10,11

Soil: Slightly acidic, well-drained peat/perlite mix

‘Princess Blush’ Verbena

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‘Princess Blush’ Verbena

Verbena hybrid 'Princess Blush' PP#11911

Incredibly floriferous with no bald spots or breaking apart. Blush pink flowers with just a hint of deep pink in the center rise over striking green leaves. Blooms spring until fall.

Size: 4-6" H x mounding

Exposure: Full sun

Hardiness: 8,9,10,11

Soil: Slightly acidic, well-drained peat/perlite mix

Pink Stella™ Camellia

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Pink Stella™ Camellia

Camellia sasanqua Pink Stella™

Pink Stella blooms profusely in fall with medium pink, semi-double flowers. One of the first to flower in fall, this camellia is an excellent specimen or medium-sized hedge.

Size: 6-8' H x 6-8' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 7,8,9

Soil: Rich, acidic, moist, well-drained soil

‘Orange Blossom Special’ Dwarf Pomegranate

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‘Orange Blossom Special’ Dwarf Pomegranate

Punica granatum 'Orange Blossom Special' PPAF

This stunning plant grows compactly, is drought resistant, and requires very little care. The unique ornamental pomegranates and the spectacular orange flowers provide vivid attraction spring through first frost. Perfect for your patio container, or to add a bright spot in your garden.

Size: 2-3' H x 2-3' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 7B,8,9,10

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

October Magic™ Snow Camellia

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October Magic™ Snow Camellia

Camellia sasanqua 'Green 94-010' PP#20454

Compact and mounded, Snow offers large, uniquely frilled double white flowers with magenta edges in fall. Copper new spring growth adds even more interest.

Size: 5-7' H x 5-6' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 7,8,9

Soil: Well-drained sand to clay soil

October Magic™ Orchid Camellia

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October Magic™ Orchid Camellia

Camellia sasanqua 'Green 94-035' PP#20465

Small flowers appear in great profusion in fall on this compact conical camellia. These brilliant blooms are semi-double white to blush with orchid-pink highlights.

Size: 3-5' H x 3-4' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 7,8,9

Soil: Well-drained sand to clay soil

October Magic™ Inspiration Camellia

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October Magic™ Inspiration Camellia

Camellia sasanqua 'Green 97-039' PP#20566

Plant the upright, bushy Inspiration in light shade for best bloom performance. The large double flowers are white with a narrow magenta margin and new spring growth is maroon.

Size: 6-8' H x 4-5' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 7,8,9

Soil: Well-drained sand to clay soil

Obsession™ Nandina

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Obsession™ Nandina

Nandina domestica 'Seika' PP#21891

This new and distinctive nandina is an upright, compact, dense grower with brilliant red new foliage, and richer color than ordinary nandinas.

Size: 3-4' H x 3-4' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 6,7,8,9,10

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Oakland™ Holly

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Oakland™ Holly

Ilex hybrid 'Magland' PP#14417

Distinctive oak-shaped leaves; dense, bright green foliage; upright shape; needs little pruning; great for an accent or screen.

Size: 15-20' H x 12-15' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 6,7,8,9

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Mountain Snow™ Pieris

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Mountain Snow™ Pieris

Pieris japonica Mountain Snow™

More heat tolerant than standard Pieris japonica, Mountain Snow™ offers interest in the garden with both foliage and showy blooms. New bronze-colored foliage matures to dark green attractive, pendulous flower buds appear in summer and persist through winter before opening in early spring with beautiful ivory white flowers.

Size: 3-4' H x 2-3' W

Exposure: Part sun to shade

Hardiness: 4B,5,6,7,8

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Mojo® Pittosporum

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Mojo® Pittosporum

Pittosporum tobira Mojo® PP#16188

Mojo is a tough, evergreen shrub, with dense variegated foliage and orange blossom scented blooms. Great for hedges and foundation plantings, excellent salt tolerance makes Mojo perfect for planting along the coast, too.

Size: 3' H x 3' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 7,8,9,10

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Marc Anthony® Liriope

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Marc Anthony® Liriope

Liriope muscari 'Marant' PP#20207

Marc Anthony® will become the landscape designer's choice in ornamental groundcovers. The only one of its kind to have three color hues, the new leaves on Marc Anthony® originate as golden yellow and green, and become white and green as they mature. The beautiful, rich, yellow hue is unique to this variegated liriope, making it the superior choice on the market today.

Size: 16" H x 12" W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 5,6,7,8,9

Soil: Tolerates a wide range

Mandevilla Vogue® ‘Vivian’ PPAF

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Mandevilla Vogue® ‘Vivian’ PPAF

Mandevilla Vogue® 'Vivian' PPAF

Striking flowers and a bushy shape for true Mandevilla performance with the look of Dipladenia. A prolific bloomer with beautiful pink flowers over solid green leaves. Blooms spring until fall.

Size: 18-24" H x mounding

Exposure: Full sun

Hardiness: 9,10,11

Soil: Well-drained peat/perlite mix

Mandevilla Vogue® ‘Sophia’ PPAF

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Mandevilla Vogue® ‘Sophia’ PPAF

Mandevilla Vogue® 'Sophia' PPAF

Striking flowers and a bushy shape for true Mandevilla performance with the look of Dipladenia. A prolific bloomer with beautiful pink flowers over solid green leaves. Blooms spring until fall.

Size: 18-24" H x mounding

Exposure: Full sun

Hardiness: 9,10,11

Soil: Well-drained peat/perlite mix

Majesty™ Shrub Rose

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Majesty™ Shrub Rose

Rosa 'Radliv' PP#20244

The disease-resistant Majesty™ Shrub Rose produces velvety, deep-red, semi-double blooms and reblooms spring until fall.

Size: 3' H x 3' W

Exposure: Full sun

Hardiness: 5,6,7,8,9,10,11

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Little Bonnie™ Dwarf Spiraea

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Little Bonnie™ Dwarf Spiraea

Spiraea x bumalda 'BL0601' Little Bonnie ™

A great dwarf spiraea for the deep South, its blue-green foliage does not "burn out" like other spiraeas. Produces profuse lavender-pink spring blooms along with sporadic blooms throughout summer.

Size: 2-3' H x 3' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 4,5,6,7,8,9

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Little Black Magic™ Dwarf Elephant Ear

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Little Black Magic™ Dwarf Elephant Ear

Colocasia esculenta Little Black Magic™

Little Black Magic™ gives you the deep purple accent you've been looking for.

Size: 1-2' H x 2' W

Exposure: Full-sun to Part-shade

Hardiness: 8,9,10

Soil: Wet garden soil

LeAnn™ Cleyera

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LeAnn™ Cleyera

Cleyera japonica 'Contherann' PP#11737

Beautiful maroon new foliage; neat, uniform growth; evergreen leaves turn maroon in fall; excellent medium size hedge or screen.

Size: 10-12' H x 6-7' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 7,8,9,10

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Jubilation™ Gardenia

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Jubilation™ Gardenia

Gardenia jasminoides 'Leeone' PP#21983

A charming improvement on a Southern favorite, Jubilation grows compactly and blooms heavily in spring; reblooming fragrantly through summer into fall.

Size: 3-4' H x 3' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 7,8,9,10

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Jessica’s Ruffles™ Camellia

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Jessica’s Ruffles™ Camellia

Camellia sasanqua Jessica's Ruffles™

Jessica's Ruffles Camellia grows in a graceful upright habit perfect for narrow spaces or vertical accents. Its medium pink semi-double blooms appear in November through December.

Size: 10-12' H x 6-8' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 7,8,9

Soil: Rich, acidic, moist, well-drained soil

‘Gold Breeze’ Miscanthus

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‘Gold Breeze’ Miscanthus

Miscanthus sinensis 'Gold Breeze' PPAF

Broad, arching apple green blades are banded with golden yellow bars. In August, feathery gold plumes emerge above six and a half foot stems.

Size: 4'-6' H x clumping

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 5,6,7,8,9

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Flirt™ Nandina

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Flirt™ Nandina

Nandina domestica 'Murasaki' PP#21391

Stunning, deep red, new growth accentuates the evergreen leaves of this nandina. Flirt™; has superior color through the summer unlike similar varieties.

Size: 1-2' H x 1.5-2' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 6,7,8,9,10

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Empress of China™ Dogwood

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Empress of China™ Dogwood

Cornus angustata 'Elsbry' PP#14537

An evergreen Chinese Dogwood with a graceful, yet vigorous habit and loads of flowers. Each branch holds up to 150 white blooms that eventually transform into translucent strawberry-like fruit. Empress of China will light up your partly-shaded garden.

Size: 15-18' H x 13-15' W

Exposure: Part sun to shade

Hardiness: 6,7,8,9

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Emerald Snow® Loropetalum

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Emerald Snow® Loropetalum

Loropetalum chinense 'Shang-White' PP#21738

Covers with pure white blooms in spring, and sporadically through summer and fall; dense, green foliage with lime green new growth. Layered growth habit requires little pruning.

Size: 3-4' H x 3-4' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 7,8,9,10

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Early Bird™ Crapemyrtles

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Early Bird™ Crapemyrtles

Lagerstroemia hybrids

This early blooming crapemyrtle begins blooming in May, often as early as Mother's Day and much earlier than other June-July blooming crape myrtles. Re-blooms in lavender, white or purple for 100-120 days of color.

Size: 5-8' H x 3-4' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 7,8,9,10

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Diana™ Camellia

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Diana™ Camellia

Camellia sasanqua Diana™

Brilliant white blooms make the Diana Camellia fit any garden color scheme. Compact with a medium growth rate, Diana blooms in October to November.

Size: 8-10 ' H x 6-8' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 7,8,9

Soil: Rich, acidic, moist, well-drained soil

Delta Jazz™ Crapemyrtle

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Delta Jazz™ Crapemyrtle

Lagerstroemia hybrid x 'Chocolate Mocha' PP#21540

Delta Jazz's brilliant pink blooms contrast vividly with its unique dark burgundy, cupped leaves. This versatile small tree is a stunning garden accent.

Size: 6-10' H x 4-5' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 7,8,9,10

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Dear Dolores™ Hydrangea

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Dear Dolores™ Hydrangea

Hydrangea macrophylla ' HM2' Dear Dolores™

Blooms in spring and reblooms summer to fall. Blue blooms occur in acidic soils. Pink blooms occur in alkaline soils. Fast growing deciduous shrub, bright green foliage, mounding growth habit. Excellent choice for shady border planting.

Size: 5' H x 5' W

Exposure: Shade to part sun

Hardiness: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Cleopatra™ Liriope

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Cleopatra™ Liriope

Liriope muscari 'Bigun' PP#15474

Cleopatra™ is an excellent choice for many landscape design elements from borders and pathways to location challenges such as shady areas and slopes. A clumping liriope, Cleopatra's foliage spans 15 inches and is darker and wider than other varieties. In the summer, lovely lavender spikes elegantly rise above the dark green foliage.

Size: 15" H x Clumping

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 5,6,7,8,9

Soil: Tolerates a wide range

‘Cajun Blue’ Scaevola

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‘Cajun Blue’ Scaevola

Scaevola 'Cajun Blue' PP#16312

Exceptionally heat tolerant scaevola is more compact and earlier blooming than other varieties. Use in beds, baskets, pots or window boxes.

Size: 8-10" H x mounding

Exposure: Full sun

Hardiness: 9,10,11

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Bronze Beauty™ Cleyera

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Bronze Beauty™ Cleyera

Cleyera japonica 'Conthery' PP#11735

Tidy, compact evergreen with rich bronze new foliage; uniform look; likes sun or shade; ideal hedge or specimen.

Size: 8-10' H x 5-6' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 7,8,9,10

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Baby Gem Boxwood

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Baby Gem Boxwood

Buxus microphylla var. japonica 'Gregem' PP#21159

This fine-textured evergreen grows to a maintainable size of 3 feet, resembling a little green muffin. It's an exceptionally compact boxwood excellent in smaller gardens. Densely branched, the foliage is abundant and adds a distinctive note to the landscape, retaining its color in winter. Their moderate growth rate and deer resistance is ideal for carefree edging, and are tolerant of dry soils once established.

Size: 3' H x 3' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Blush Pink™ Nandina

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Blush Pink™ Nandina

Nandina Domestica 'AKA' PP#19916

Blush Pink nandina is an exciting new version of the old standby Nandina 'Firepower.' Stunning pink new growth sets Blush Pink apart from its rivals. The pink color glows throughout the growing season leading up to a spectacular fall and winter display of bright pink and red foliage. A compact growth habit makes it ideal as a mass planting or a border.

Size: 2' H x 1.5-2' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 6,7,8,9,10

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Bigfoot™ Cleyera

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Bigfoot™ Cleyera

Cleyera japonica 'Sotall' PP#13680

Glossy evergreen leaves uniform look likes sun or shade grows fast great choice for a tall hedge or screen.

Size: 15-20' H x 5-6' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 7,8,9,10

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

‘Big Daddy’ Hydrangea

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‘Big Daddy’ Hydrangea

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Big Daddy' PP#14527

Pink in alkaline soils and blue in acidic soils, Big Daddy's huge blooms are as big as balloons at a child's birthday party. Perfect for flower arrangements, 'Big Daddy' will bloom from early summer through fall

Size: 5-6' H x 5-6' W

Exposure: Part sun to shade

Hardiness: 6,7,8,9

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Bella Rouge™ Camellia

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Bella Rouge™ Camellia

Camellia sasanqua Bella Rouge™

Bella Rouge's very compact growth habit is perfect for small spaces. Its red semi-double blooms appear in November through December.

Size: 4-5' H x 4-5' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 7,8,9

Soil: Rich, acidic, moist, well-drained soil

Azure Skies™ Heliotrope

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Azure Skies™ Heliotrope

Heliotropium amplexicaule Azure Skies™

Low growing, spreading, American native with light lavender flower clusters. Incredibly heat tolerant. Use as ground covers or in planters. Southern Living® calls this perennial "bambi-proof."

Size: 12-14" H x spreading

Exposure: Full sun

Hardiness: 7,8,9,10,11

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Angyo Star™ Fatshedera

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Angyo Star™ Fatshedera

X Fatshedera lizei Angyo-Star™

Semi-upright stems display thick, sweet-gum shaped leaves that are rich green and surrounded by a wide, creamy-white border

Size: 5-6' H x 4-5' W

Exposure: Part sun to shade

Hardiness: 7B,8,9

Soil: Slightly acidic, well-drained peat/perlite mix

‘Amistad’ Salvia

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‘Amistad’ Salvia

Salvia 'Amistad' PPAF

Dark purple flowers with nearly black calyx bloom constantly from early spring until frost. Amistad is more compact and has a fuller habit then other guaranitica types. Flowers are a magnet for butterflies and hummingbirds.

Size: 3-4' H x 3' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 8,9,10,11

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

All A Flutter™ Shrub Rose

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All A Flutter™ Shrub Rose

'Radsouth' PPAF

The disease-resistant All A Flutter™ Shrub Rose produces bright fuchsia pink, semi-double blooms and reblooms spring until fall.

Size: 3' H x 3' W

Exposure: Full sun

Hardiness: 5,6,7,8,9,10,11

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Alabama Beauty™ Camellia

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Alabama Beauty™ Camellia

Camellia sasanqua Alabama Beauty™

Alabama Beauty blooms profusely in fall with rosy-red, semi-double flowers. One of the first to flower in fall, this camellia is an excellent screen or hedge.

Size: 12-15' H x 6-8' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 7,8,9

Soil: Keep moist, but not consistently wet

White Dove™ Clethra

White Dove™ Clethra

Clethra ainifolia White Dove ™

Very compact with rich green foliage in June; abundant white flowers.

Size: 3' H x 3' W

Exposure: Shade to part shade

Hardiness: 9-Mar

Soil: Moist acidic, organic

Supergreen Giant™ Liriope

Supergreen Giant™ Liriope

Liriope gigantea Supergreen Giant™ PP#12086

Supergreen Giant™ is an improved variety of traditional evergreen giant, offering foliage that is darker green and coarse in nature. Its vigorous growth habit and lavender blooms offer additional benefits to the landscape.

Size: 18-20" H x 2' -3' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: USDA Zones 7-10

Soil: Tolerates a wide range of soil conditions

Snow Pink™ Indian Hawthorne

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Snow Pink™ Indian Hawthorne

Raphiolepis Indica 'Sopink' PP#14388

Snow Pink offers all the benefits found in the traditional snow white hawthorne, a long-time staple in the landscape arena, such as disease resistance, compact growth habit, and rich foliage, but adds brilliant pink blooms and a longer flowering period to its list of pros.

Size: 3' H x 3' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: USDA Zones 7-9

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Saunders Dwarf™ Boxwood

Saunders Dwarf™ Boxwood

Buxus x 'Saunders Dwarf' PP#17360

This low, compact plant is heat and drought tolerant, and pest resistant. Attractive, glossy evergreen foliage makes it great for containers or as a low growing hedge plant. This plant is hardy to zone 5 and tolerates full sun to part shade.

Size: 3' H x 3' W

Exposure: Sun to part sun

Hardiness: USDA Zones 5-8

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Regal™ Cleyera

Regal™ Cleyera

Cleyera x 'Conthera' PP#10811

This uniformly dense, upright cleyera grows 8-10' tall and 5-6' wide and can be easily trained into a small tree. The glossy, reddish/bronze color of the young foliage is a striking contrast to its mature deep green foliage. Regal is hardy to zone 7 and performs well in sun or shade. It also has the ability to be sheared and is resistant to pests.

Size: 8-10' H x 5-6' W

Exposure: Sun to shade

Hardiness: USDA Zones 7-10

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Pizazz® Loropetalum

Pizazz® Loropetalum

Loropetalum Pizazz®

This medium spreading evergreen shrub has unusual burgundy foliage that matures to bronzy-green. It has an abundance of distinctive, bright pink, fringe-like blooms. The shrub blooms prolifically throughout the summer. Pizazz® is hardy in USDA Zones 8 to 9 and marginal in Zone 7.

Size: 6-8' H x 6-8' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: USDA Zones 8-9

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Patriot™ Ilex

Patriot™ Ilex

Ilex x 'Conot' PP#12010

Patriot™ is a medium-sized pyramidal holly. This holly has small dark green serrated leaves. Its most phenomenal characteristic is heavy berry set without relinquishing its rich, dark green foliage. This holly, like all the other Red Holly hybrids, responds well to shaping at an early age.

Size: 12' H x 6' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: USDA Zones 6-9

Soil: Well-drained, acidic soil

Olivia™ Indian Hawthorne

Olivia™ Indian Hawthorne

Raphiolepis Indica 'Conia' PP#9399

Absolutely unique and stunning, Olivia is distinctive in foliage, form and flower. The foliage is dark green, the flowers are pure white and the fruit is large, showy and almost black in color. This shrub grows in a spreading nature, is resistant to leaf spot and is cold hardy.

Size: 2' H x 4' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: USDA Zones 7-11

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Oakleaf™ Ilex

Oakleaf™ Ilex

Ilex x 'Conaf' PP#9487

Incredibly upright, Oakleaf takes on a tall pyramid shape as it grows. The foliage is distinctive in both shape (similar to an oak leaf) and color (a vibrant emerald green). This holly is very cold hardy and should be used as an upright topiary, tall hedge or large specimen.

Size: 14' H x 8' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: USDA Zones 6-9

Soil: Well-drained, slightly acidic soil

New Blue™ Liriope

New Blue™ Liriope

Liriope muscari New Blue™

An improvement on traditional liriope, New Blue sports a truly clumping growth habit and deeper foliage (dark green) and bloom (lavender) colors. The refined leaf texture and outstanding quantity of beautiful flower spikes will convert the most reluctant landscapers into liriope fans.

Size: 12-15" H x 12-15" W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: USDA Zones 6-10

Soil: Tolerates a wide range of soil conditions

Little Red™ Ilex

Little Red™ Ilex

Ilex hybrid Little Red™

Smaller growing hybrid holly whose new foliage emerges in a dazzling display of rich, maroon-red color. Its naturally dense growth is superb for hedges and screens. Shears well for a more formal effect in the landscape. Evergreen.

Size: 5' H x 5' W

Exposure: Full sun

Hardiness: 9-Jun

Soil: Well-drained acidic soil

Liberty™ Ilex

Liberty™ Ilex

Ilex x 'Conty' PP#12009

With its large, serrated leaves and upright, pyramidal form, Liberty™ works well as screening, hedging or as a specimen.

Size: 12' H x 8' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: USDA Zones 6-9

Soil: Well-drained, slightly acidic soil

Leprechaun™ Dwarf Agarista

Leprechaun™ Dwarf Agarista

Agarista populifolia Leprechaun™

Small, evergreen w/ lush, leathery leaves on upright spreading branches. urn-shaped flowers in short clusters.

Size: 4' H x 4' W

Exposure: Part to full shade

Hardiness: 9-Jul

Soil: Moist, well-drained

Lemon Drop™ Jessamine

Lemon Drop™ Jessamine

Gelsemium semperviren Lemon Drop™

Easy-to-grow, evergreen groundcover vine. Southern native, new version of old fave.

Size: 24" H x 24" W

Exposure: Sun to part shade

Hardiness: 9-Jul

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Irish Mint™ Cypress

Irish Mint™ Cypress

X Cupressocyparis leylandii Irish Mint™

Superior root system and beautiful, vibrant green foliage.

Size: 30-40' H x 15' W

Exposure: Full sun

Hardiness: 8-May

Soil: Well-drained

Gold Dust™ Abelia

Gold Dust™ Abelia

Abelia x grandiflora Gold Dust™

Arching semi-evergreen shrub. Variegated creamy-yellow & green leaves. Great border.

Size: 2-3' H x 3' W

Exposure: Sun to part shade

Hardiness: 9-Jun

Soil: Well-drained, acidic

Geronimo™ Crapemyrtle

Geronimo™ Crapemyrtle

Crapemyrtle Geronimo™ PP#18456

This new crape myrtle is known for its fast growth rate, deep red flowers and long bloom period. Outstanding attributes of its parent cultivar include tolerance of heat, drought and a wide range of soil types. Geronimo is quite attractive in mass plantings.

Size: 12' H x 8' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: USDA Zones 6-9

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Festive™ Ilex

Festive™ Ilex

Ilex Festive™ PP#11741

As a dense, medium-sized evergreen shrub with a tight growth habit and year-round shiny rich deep green foliage, Festive™ can be easily maintained as a tightly sheared pyramid for a small garden accent.

Size: 12 feet tall x 8 feet wide

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 39972

Soil: Well-drained, slightly acidic soil

Eleanor Taber™ Indian Hawthorne

Eleanor Taber™ Indian Hawthorne

Raphiolepis Indica 'Conor' PP#9398

Eleanor Taber™ has received rave reviews from Louisiana State University, Auburn University and the University of Georgia for its many superior characteristics. This mounding hawthorne provides pink flowers in spring, year round green foliage, offers leaf spot resistance and a higher tolerance for the cold.

Size: 3' H x 4' W

Exposure: Full sun

Hardiness: USDA Zones 7-9

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Confetti® Abelia

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Confetti® Abelia

Abelia x grandiflora Confetti®

Variegated evergreen shrub. Shiny/Glossy-Textured leaves. Good fall color.

Size: 2-3' H x 3M's

Exposure: Full sun

Hardiness: 9-Jun

Soil: Well-drained, acidic

Cardinal™ Ilex

Cardinal™ Ilex

Ilex hybrid Cardinal™

Cardinal Holly is evergreen and grows to a mature size of 13 feet tall by 7 feet wide. This understory tree enjoys partial shade and provides deep green fall color. It normally has a medium drought tolerance and a medium growth rate when planted in zone 6-10.

Size: 13' H x 7' W

Exposure: Part shade

Hardiness: 10-Jun

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Calisto® Indian Hawthorne

Calisto® Indian Hawthorne

Raphiolepis indica 'Sodark' PPAF

Foliage color and texture both play a big role in selection of shrubs and small trees, which makes PDSI's Calisto™ a great choice for gardeners and landscape professionals. Its vibrant pink blooms are stunning against the backdrop of the plant's rich green leaves, creating an ideal balance of color, depth and texture for any landscape design.

Size: 3' H x 4' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: USDA Zones 7-9

Soil: Well-drained garden soil

Bordeaux® Ilex

Bordeaux® Ilex

Ilex vomitoria 'Condeaux' PP#8779

Bordeaux® possesses the same growth habit and the same cold hardiness as Schillings Dwarf Yaupon. The mature leaves are darker green and the new foliage is predominately deep bordeaux red.

Size: 5' H x 5' W

Exposure: Sun to part shade

Hardiness: USDA Zones 7-10

Soil: Tolerates a wide range of soils

Autumn Gold™ Cypress

Autumn Gold™ Cypress

Taxodium distichum Autumn Gold™

Fast-growing w/ small, rounded cones & beautiful golden fall color. Uniform growth habit.

Size: 60' H x 40' W

Exposure: Full sun

Hardiness: 4A - 10B

Soil: Not particular

Acadiana™ Ilex

Acadiana™ Ilex

Ilex x Acadiana™ PP#14418

This Red Holly™ is the tightest branching habit of the group. With deep red new growth and a heavy berry set this plant will make either a beautiful garden accent or a dense hedge row.

Size: 14' H x 8' W

Exposure: Sun to part shade

Hardiness: USDA Zones 6-9

Soil: Well-drained, acidic soil

Autumn Twist

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Autumn Twist

Azalea x 'Conlep' PP#12133

This fast growing variety boasts large bi-color and occasional solid purple blooms.

Size: 4.5' H x 4' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 6a, 6b, 7, 8, 9

Soil: Slightly acidic, well-drained soil

Autumn Sweetheart

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Autumn Sweetheart

Azalea x 'Robleja' PP#16249

Two shades of color on the same plant make this mid-sized variety unique.

Size: 4' H x 4' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 6b, 7, 8, 9

Soil: Slightly acidic, well-drained soil

Autumn Sunset

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Autumn Sunset

Azalea x 'Roblen' PP#16248

Massive color display and compact growth habit make this variety a fitting choice for any location.

Size: 3' H x 3.5' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 6a, 6b, 7, 8, 9

Soil: Slightly acidic, well-drained soil

Autumn Sundance

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Autumn Sundance

Azalea x 'Roblef' PP#16184

Unique vibrant blooms and reddish winter foliage are this varieties star features.

Size: 3.5' H x 4' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 6a, 6b, 7, 8, 9

Soil: Slightly acidic, well-drained soil

Autumn Sunburst

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Autumn Sunburst

Azalea x 'Roblet' PPIP

One of the newest Encore Azaleas, Sunburst is a bright highlight in the garden, growing compactly and blooming profusely in spring, summer and fall. Its unique blooms are coral pink with white ruffled edges and stand out against the compact dark green foliage.

Size: 3' H x 3.5' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 6a, 6b, 7, 8, 9

Soil: Slightly acidic, well-drained soil

Autumn Starlite

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Autumn Starlite

Azalea x 'Roblem' PP#15043

Beautiful speckled blooms and light green foliage characterize this especially fast growing variety.

Size: 3.5' H x 4' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 7, 8, 9

Soil: Slightly acidic, well-drained soil

Autumn Sangria

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Autumn Sangria

Azalea x 'Roblee' PP#15077

This fast growing variety boasts large vibrant neon flowers.

Size: 4.5' H x 4' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 6a, 6b, 7, 8, 9

Soil: Slightly acidic, well-drained soil

Autumn Ruby

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Autumn Ruby

Azalea x 'Conler' PP#12110

The compact growth habit of this dainty variety makes it well suited for small gardens.

Size: 2.5' H x 3M's

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 6a, 6b, 7, 8, 9

Soil: Slightly acidic, well-drained soil

Autumn Royalty

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Autumn Royalty

Azalea x 'Conlec' PP#10580

Voted Azalea of the Year by the American Rhododendron Society

Size: 4.5' H x 4' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 6a, 6b, 7, 8, 9

Soil: Slightly acidic, well-drained soil

Autumn Rouge

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Autumn Rouge

Azalea x 'Conlea' PP#10438

The original Encore Azalea. Its dark lustrous foliage accentuates its beautiful semi-double flower

Size: 4' H x 4.5' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 6b, 7, 8, 9

Soil: Slightly acidic, well-drained soil

Autumn Princess

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Autumn Princess

Azalea x 'Roblea' PP#12142

Striking purple winter foliage and dark green summer foliage accentuate the ruffled blooms.

Size: 3.5' H x 3' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 6b, 7, 8, 9

Soil: Slightly acidic, well-drained soil

Autumn Moonlight

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Autumn Moonlight

Azalea x 'Mootum' PP#18416

Fast growing upright variety with light green foliage and white ruffled flowers

Size: 5' H x 4' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 7, 8, 9

Soil: Slightly acidic, well-drained soil

Autumn Monarch

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Autumn Monarch

Azalea x 'Conleo' PP#11640

A robust, tall variety with light green foliage and striking ruffled blooms that offer shades of orange-pink and specks of red, Autumn Monarch works well as a background plant.

Size: 5' H x 4' W

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness: 6b, 7, 8, 9

Soil: Slightly acidic, well-drained soil