Cornus alba 'Elegantissima' (Red Twig Dogwood)

Grey-green foliage with creamy-white margins adorning intense red stems add to winter interest. In late spring, tiny white blooms appear in flat-top clusters followed by whitish-blue drupes. Rounded habit.

Blooms in late spring
6-8′ tall x 4-6′ spread
Attracts birds and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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Zone Zone 2
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture

White blooms in upright panicles are followed by brown seed capsules on glossy dark green foliage that turns to shades of yellow/golden brown in fall. Mounded habit.

Blooms mid to late summer
3-4′ tall x 4-5′ spread
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Fragrant

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Rosy red petals with a creamy midrib and green throat rise high above full evergreen foliage. Slow growth rate.

The common name comes from the fact that each flower only lasts for no more than 24 hours- they open in the morning and wither before the following evening- some to be replaced by another flower on the same scape.

Blooms mid-summer
2 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
Diploid
Rebloomer
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone
Drought tolerant
Fragrant
Salt tolerant

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(Summerific® Series) Large dinnerplate-sized blooms of glossy, deep scarlet red grow on compact glossy deep green foliage. Fast growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer to fall
4 ft tall x 4-5 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Humidity tolerant
Long blooming
Deciduous

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Known for their large flower heads, these shrubs and their abundant blooms bring a touch of charm and whimsy to any backyard or garden. This variety produces rounded flower clusters that change from solid green to fuchsia, or violet-blue, depending on the pH of the soil, and green foliage. Slow growth rate.

Blooms early summer
3-4 ft tall x 4-5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Salt Tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Deciduous
Rebloomer

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This herbaceous perennial features creeping vines bearing bright yellow coin-shaped leaves that form a leafy mat that spreads by rhizomes. Will likely kill off other groundcovers. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to mid-summer
0.25-0.5 ft tall x 1-1.5 ft spread
HARDY to -10°F (-23.3°C)
Groundcover

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Light blue, sweet fruit, white blooms, dark glossy green leaves, red in fall, blooms mid spring, fruit ripens mid summer, 5-8 ft tall x 5-8 ft wide, full sun to partial shade, deciduous, acidic.

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Showy spikes of ruby-red panicles are produced in summer on this multi-stemmed shrub, who’s glossy green foliage turns an outstanding harvest gold in the fall. Oval mounded habit.

Blooms in late summer
4-6′ tall x 4′ spread
Attracts butterflies

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Colourful shrub with ovate foliage that’s bright yellow in the spring, soft yellow in summer and bright red in fall. Flaming orange-red stems are revealed when foliage drops. Creamy-white flowers in spring yield berries mid summer.

Blooms late spring to late summer
6′ tall & wide
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts birds and butterflies

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