Magnolia loebneri 'Leonard Messel' (Loebner Magnolia)

This slow-growing deciduous shrub features star-shaped blooms with crisp white petals with purple-pink underside and green ovate foliage. Moderate growth rate. 

Blooms early to mid-spring 
10-20 ft tall x 10-18 ft spread 
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C) 
Fragrant 
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds 
Deer and rabbit resistant 

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Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture

Scarlet red plumes are vividly displayed atop leaves tinted red that turn medium green through the season. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid to late summer
2 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft wide
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Fragrant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts bees
Tolerant to juglone

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These shade-loving, rhizomatous, clump-forming perennials bear leaves that are medium green with chartreuse rippled margins. Lavender bell-shaped flowers bloom on one-sided racemes atop tall bracted scapes. Slow growth rate. Sport of “Gold Drop”.

Blooms mid to late summer
0.5-1.5 ft tall x 1.5-2.5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Tolerant to juglone
Moderate salt tolerance
Heat and humidity tolerant

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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 large, rounded flower clusters of vivid rose-pink or purple blooms, depending on the pH of the soil. Blooms on burgundy stems with dark green leaves that bear red petioles and veins. Rapid growth rate.

Blooms early summer
3-4 ft tall x 4-5 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Salt Tolerant
Drought tolerant
Tolerant to juglone
Neutral pH preference
Deciduous
Rebloomer

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This dense evergreen shrub sports rich blue-green, spiny leaves on purplish stems, along with bright red berries that bloom prolifically if paired with a pollinator, such as Blue Prince. Ideal for use as hedging, screening, accent planting, or as a container plant. Slow growth rate.

6-8 ft tall x 3-6 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant
Attracts birds

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Bright pink, bell-shaped flowers with a red throat and wavy edges bloom in mid spring. Dark green foliage turns maroon in fall. Moderate growth rate. Open, mounded habit. 3-4′ tall x 3-4′ spread. Part Shade. HARDY to -25F (-32C)

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This deciduous shrub features showy yellow, upright, flowers that hold their colour all season and cover the tree profusely. The remaining foliage consists of dark green, oblong and elliptical leaves that keep their shape and colour all season, but do not provide and fall interest. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-spring
15-20 ft tall x 10-15 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Fragrant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant

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This slow-growing deciduous shrub features showy, upright, flowers with deep fuchsia outer tepals and blush pink insides, that hold their colour all season and cover the tree profusely. The remaining foliage consists of dark green, oblong and elliptical leaves that keep their shape and colour all season, but do not provide and fall interest. Slow growth rate.

Blooms mid-spring
8-12 ft tall x 8-12 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Fragrant
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant

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