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February 27, 2011
ping pong buttonbush cephalanthus occidentalis select a dark green ftimg

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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 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 texture. This shrub lends an air of sophistication to sites where few other plants will grow. […]
February 7, 2011
spice island koreanspice viburnum carlesii jn select a ftimg

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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
red feather arrowwood viburnum dentatum jn select ftimg

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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
freedom witherod viburnum cassinoides jn select ftimg

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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
pink-a-licious fritsch spiraea fritschiana jn select a ftimg

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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 […]
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 […]
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® Hydrangea 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 […]
February 14, 2010
sugar shack buttonbush cephalanthus occidentalis smcoss ftimg

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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 […]
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 […]