June 22, 2012
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Lilacs Comparison Chart

Common Purple LilacSyringa vulgaris These are your standard, old-school lilacs that mature to at least 8’ in height and are typically as wide as they are tall. Common purple lilacs and their cultivars are excellent choices for the shrub border, as an individual specimen plant, or as a centerpiece in […]
February 27, 2011
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Ping Pong™ Buttonbush

Ping Pong™ Buttonbush Cephalanthus ‘Select A Dark Green’ Description & Overview A Johnson’s Nursery origination; J.N. Plant Selections introduction, Ping Pong™ Buttonbush has an pright growing habit and rich, glossy, dark green leaves. Perfectly globular, creamy white inflorescences, similar to small ping pong balls. Wetland shrub that can tolerate periodic […]
February 14, 2011
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Violet Uprising™ Lilac

Violet Uprising™ Lilac Syringa patula ‘JN Upright Select’ PPAF Description & Overview Violet Uprising™ Lilac is a new introduction (2020) selected for its upright habit and heavy flowering habit. Typically, taller than broad, this selection is an exceptional choice for hedging in a sunny location. At 9 years old, the […]
February 7, 2011
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Lacette™ Fragrant Sumac

Lacette™ Fragrant Sumac Rhus aromatica ‘Fine Textured Compact Select A’ PP28,669 Description & Overview A Johnson’s Nursery origination; J.N. Plant Selections introduction, Lacette™ Fragrant Sumac was selected for its dense, mounded habit and refined textured foliage. This shrub lends an air of sophistication to sites where few other plants will […]
February 7, 2011
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Spice Island® Koreanspice Viburnum

Spice Island® Koreanspice Viburnum Viburnum carlesii ‘J.N. Select A’ Description & Overview A Johnson’s Nursery origination; J.N. Plant Selections introduction, Spice Island® Koreanspice Viburnum was selected by Mike Yanny for its compact habit and late flowering. While other Viburnum carlesii will flower while their leaves are still emerging, Spice Island® […]
February 7, 2011
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Sugar n’ Spice® Koreanspice Viburnum

Sugar n’ Spice® Koreanspice Viburnum Viburnum carlesii ‘J.N. Select S’ Description & Overview A Johnson’s Nursery origination; J.N. Plant Selections introduction, Sugar n’ Spice® Koreanspice Viburnum is a heavy flowering cultivar with the delicious fragrance the species is known for. This cultivar was selected by Mike Yanny for its smaller, […]
February 6, 2011
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Red Feather® Arrowwood Viburnum

Red Feather® Arrowwood Viburnum Viburnum dentatum ‘J.N. Select’ Description & Overview A Johnson’s Nursery origination; J.N. Plant Selections introduction, Red Feather® Arrowwood Viburnum was picked out of a block of seedlings because of its two-tone maroon and green new growth. The leaves have the appearance of feathers at the base […]
February 6, 2011
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Freedom™ Witherod Viburnum

Freedom™ Witherod Viburnum Viburnum cassinoides ‘J.N. Select’ Description & Overview A Johnson’s Nursery origination; J.N. Plant Selections introduction, Freedom™ Witherod Viburnum is a stand-out selection compact ornamental shrub. In late June, creamy white clusters of flowers explode from the dark green foliage for the world to see. When a pollinator […]
February 6, 2011
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Irish Setter™ Dogwood

Irish Setter™ Dogwood Cornus racemosa x amomum ‘J.N. Red Stem’ Description & Overview A Johnson’s Nursery origination; J.N. Plant Selections introduction, Irish Setter™ Dogwood was selected from local ecotype seedlings growing at Johnson’s Nursery. Irish Setter™ Dogwood has superior resistance to septoria leaf spot, which is very common on this […]
February 6, 2011
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Pink-a-licious™ Fritsch Spirea

Pink-a-licious™ Fritsch Spirea Spiraea fritschiana ‘J.N. Select A’ Description & Overview A Johnson’s Nursery origination; J.N. Plant Selections introduction, Pink-a-licious™ Fritsch Spirea is a pink flowering cultivar of Fritsch Spirea, selected by Mike Yanny at Johnson’s Nursery. In spring, purple-pink buds explode into heavy clusters of purple-pink flowers! The fall […]
November 22, 2010
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Redosier Dogwood

Redosier Dogwood Cornus sericea Description & Overview Redosier Dogwood is a uniquely beautiful Wisconsin native shrub that provides food and shelter to nearly 100 species of birds. It can be used as a stunning hedge or border plant in just about any soil conditions. Thriving in wet areas, with suckering […]
November 15, 2010
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Common Snowberry

Common Snowberry Symphoricarpos albus Description & Overview A Wisconsin native deciduous shrub, vigorously suckering and spreading, Common Snowberry creates a cohesive bridge between ornamental interest and wildlife value in the landscape. With blueish-green foliage and dainty light pink clustered flower, spring and summer interest is covered. As the leaves drop […]
November 15, 2010
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Common Witchhazel

Common Witchhazel Hamamelis virginiana Description & Overview A fall blooming large scale shrub, with native habitat and wildlife value, Common Witchhazel brings year round interest to wooded areas. Fragrant, four (4) crinkly petaled, ribbon-like flowers draw in your interest towards the end of fall. Its unique crooked branched crown is […]
November 13, 2010
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Sweet Fern

Sweet Fern Comptonia peregrina Description & Overview Sweet Fern, despite its name is not actually a fern (or a perennial). Sweet Fern is a Wisconsin native shrub with aromatically pleasing foliage, especially when its leaves are crushed; this poses a great investment for wildlife and landscape use. Great for slopes […]
July 20, 2010
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St. John’s Wort

St. John’s Wort Hypericum kalmianum Description & Overview St. John’s Wort is a handsome dense, rounded shrub with charming blue-green foliage. Abundant bright yellow flowers bloom in summer. The stems and seedheads appear varnished in winter adding a unique texture to the landscape. May also be known as Kalm’s St. […]
March 20, 2010
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Ames St. John’s Wort

Ames St. John’s Wort Hypericum kalmianum ‘Ames’ Description & Overview A hardy form selected at Iowa State University, Ames St. John’s Wort is a perfectly rounded shrub with masses of beautiful 1” golden yellow flowers that bloom in mid-summer. In winter, the exfoliating bark and varnished seed heads give a […]
March 6, 2010
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Common Winterberry

Common Winterberry Ilex verticillata Description & Overview Common Winterberry is the Wisconsin native deciduous holly, variable in size. Commonly grows in damp areas throughout much of Wisconsin. Abundant bright red fruits hug branches on the female plants from fall into winter. Plant in groups – as both male and female […]
February 23, 2010
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Coral Drift® Rose

Coral Drift® Rose Rosa x ‘Coral Drift’ PP19,148 Description & Overview Bright coral-orange, semi-double blooms cover Coral Drift® Rose from mid-spring to mid-fall. The glossy dark green foliage has excellent disease resistance. Its compact, mounding habit is great where roses are desired but space is limited. Core Characteristics Wisconsin Native: […]
February 23, 2010
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Peach Drift® Rose

Peach Drift® Rose Rosa x ‘Peach Drift’ PP18,542 Description & Overview Semi-double, soft peach blooms cover Peach Drift® Rose from mid-spring to mid-fall. The glossy dark green foliage has excellent disease resistance. The low, compact habit of this mounding shrub is perfect for sunny spaces needing additional color. Core Characteristics […]
February 23, 2010
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Red Drift® Rose

Red Drift® Rose Rosa x ‘Red Drift’ PP17,877 Description & Overview Red Drift® Rose produces clusters of petite, semi-double red blooms that cover this small mounding shrub from mid-spring to mid-fall. The glossy dark green foliage has excellent disease resistance. With a compact habit and tidy appearance, this rose is […]
February 14, 2010
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Invincibelle Mini Mauvette® Hydrangea

Invincibelle Mini Mauvette® Hydrangea Hydrangea arborescens ‘NCHA7’ PPAF Description & Overview Invincibelle Mini Mauvette® Hydrangea brings a never-before-seen color to the species, with large mop-head flowers in a deep mauve-violet. The compact habit and sturdy stems keep this selection upright, reducing the need for staking. If you struggle with the […]
February 14, 2010
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Invincibelle Wee White® Hydrangea

Invincibelle Wee White® Hydrangea Hydrangea arborescens ‘NCHA5’ PPAF Description & Overview Invincibelle Wee White is the first dwarf ‘Annabelle’ type hydrangea! Pure white mop-head flowers bloom from summer to fall, aging to shades of lime and pink atop sturdy stems. This shrub naturally grows as tidy, rounded mounded, and is […]
February 14, 2010
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Sugar Shack® Buttonbush

Sugar Shack® Buttonbush Cephalanthus occidentalis ‘SMCOSS’ PP26,543 Description & Overview Sugar Shack® Buttonbush is a compact selection of our native species. Its glossy foliage emerges red in spring, maturing to green, then turning to burgundy in the fall. Unique, fragrant blooms emerge in July followed by colorful red fruit late […]
February 5, 2010
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Snow White™ Mockorange

Snow White™ Mockorange Philadelphus ‘Snowwhite Fantasy’ PP13,774 Description & Overview Steaming with 2” double white flowers, Snow White™ Mockorange is a staple to add to any landscape. Applicable as a border-shrub or backdrop to other flowering plants, the fragrant and intense dark green leaves create a beautiful and easy addition […]
February 4, 2010
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Meadowsweet

Meadowsweet Spiraea alba Description & Overview Meadowsweet is a Wisconsin Native shrub that grows to be 2-4′ tall, thrives in full sun, and grows well in wet areas like bogs or along edges of streams. Meadowsweet doesn’t have the typical neat shrub like structure as it grows in colonies and […]
February 4, 2010
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Raspberry Lemonade™ Ninebark

Raspberry Lemonade™ Ninebark Physocarpus opulifolius ‘ZLEYel2’ PP31,198 Description & Overview Raspberry Lemonade™ Ninebark is a new and exciting cultivar of a native Ninebark. In spring, it emerges with cascading bright yellow tinted leaves that give way to coral candy colored berries. A multiple season interest shrub, this dwarf cultivar offers […]
January 21, 2010
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Glossy Black Chokeberry

Glossy Black Chokeberry Aronia melanocarpa var. elata Description & Overview Glossy Black Chokeberry is a suckering shrub native to Wisconsin with four season interest. It has fragrant white flower clusters in Spring, brilliant fall color, and large shiny dark berries that persist throughout winter. It provides habitat and food for […]
January 15, 2010
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Winecraft Black® Smokebush

Winecraft Black® Smokebush Cotinus coggygria ‘NCCO1’ PPAF Description & Overview In spring, the round leaves of Winecraft Black® Smokebush emerge rich purple, turning a deep near-black tone as summer progresses. In early summer, large, soft panicles of bloom appear that become the misty “smoke” that makes this such a popular […]
January 15, 2010
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Royal Purple Smokebush

Royal Purple Smokebush Cotinus coggygria ‘Royal Purple’ Description & Overview Royal Purple Smokebush is a large, upright shrub becoming spreading with age. In spring, the foliage emerges a rich maroon-red, darkening to a velvety purple as the summer progresses. Insignificant flowers mature into dusty wine-red feathery plumes, earning it the […]
January 8, 2010
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American Filbert

American Filbert Corylus americana Description & Overview American Filbert, also known as American Hazelnut, is a suckering shrub native to the edges and understory of Wisconsin woodlands. It will grow in a wide variety of conditions, attracts many species of wildlife, and has four-season interest. American hazelnut is an excellent […]