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Acer ginnala 'Bailey Compact'
This Bailey Nurseries introduction is a finer branched, more compact form of Amur maple with fragrant flowers and terrific fall color. It is great as a specimen, screen or hedge plant.
Size at maturity (height x width): 5-10'H x 5-10' W
Zone: 3
Price: #5 - $59.00
Photos: Photo 1

Berberis thunbergii 'Concorde'
A dwarf globe shaped barberry with deep purple, velvety foliage. New growth is red giving the shrub an interesting accent. Fruit is red and sparse. Its small size makes it ideal for the perennial border or the front of a shrub border. Tolerates dry conditions well.
Size at maturity (height x width): 2 ft H x 3 ft W
Zone: 4
Price: #2 - $38.00
Photos: Photo 1

Berberis thunbergii atropurpurea 'Rose Glow'
A sport of Red leaf barberry from Europe with attractive variegated foliage, yellow flowers and red fruit. Place in full sun for best color. An attractive specimen plant and can be used to create an interesting colored hedge.
Size at maturity (height x width): 3ft x 3 ft
Zone: 4
Price: #5 - $59.00 , #2 - $34.00
Photos: Photo 1

Cornus alba 'Baihalo' (Ivory Halo dogwood)
Globe shaped with red stems and variegated green and white foliage. Shade tolerant.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 5' SP 5'
Zone: 3
Price: #2 - $37
Photos: Photo 1

Cornus sericea 'Flaviramea' Yellow Twig Dogwood
Bright yellow branches make this shrub valuable in landscaping. Excellent winter effect. White flower.
Size at maturity (height x width): 6-8'H x 8-10W
Zone: 2
Price: #5 - $49.00
Photos: Photo 1

Cotoneaster lucidus (Peking Cotoneaster)
Shiny green leaves turn orange-red in fall. Pink blooms in spring followed by black berries.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 6.5' SP 5'
Zone: 2
Price: #1 - $19 , #2 - $25
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2

Forsythia ovata 'Northern Gold'
One of earliest blooming shrubs. Profuse yellow flowers
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 6.5' SP 6.5
Zone: 3
Price: #2 - $34
Photos: Photo 1

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Center Glow'
Similar to Diabolo with new yellow-green foliage maturing to bright red. White blooms in late spring. Best colour in full sun.
Size at maturity (height x width): 8ft H x 8ft W
Zone: 3
Price: #2 - $38
Photos: Photo 1

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Dart's Gold' (Ninebark)
Neon, chartreuse foliage is a real show stopper. Tiny white spring flowers. Easy to grow.
Size at maturity (height x width): 5ft H x 3.5ft W
Zone: 2
Price: #2 - $37.00
Photos: Photo 1

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Monlo' (Diabolo Ninebark)
The deep purple foliage of this versatile shrub makes it a standout in the garden. Makes a great dense hedge or screen. Many creamy-white flowers in summer. Foliage can become green in high heat or partial shade. Deciduous.
Size at maturity (height x width): 6.5' x 42"
Zone: 2
Price: #2 - $34
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Nugget'
Compact, dense shrub with new yellow-bronze foliage maturing to lime green. Mass of white blooms in early summer. Contrast or hedge plant.

Size at maturity (height x width): HT 6.5 SP 42"
Zone: 3
Price: #2 - $28.00 , #5 - $45.00
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2

POTENTILLA FRUITICOSA 'Abbotswood'
Dwarf spreading, blooms summer to fall. Large white flowers.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 40" X SP 40"
Zone: 2
Price: #2 - $32
Photos: Photo 1

POTENTILLA FRUITICOSA 'Gold Drop'
Finely textured foliage. An abundance of lemon yellow flowers bloom all summer.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 24" X SP 30"
Zone: 2
Price: #2 - $32
Photos: Photo 1

Potentilla frut. 'Pink Beauty'
Double pink flowers bloom all summer. Bright green foliage.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 40" x SP 40"
Zone: 2
Price: #5 - $55.
Photos: Photo 1

Potentilla frut. 'Snowbird'
Young plants are single white maturing to double. Great for hedges.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 30" x SP 30"
Zone: 2
Price: #5 - $55
Photos: Photo 1

Potentilla frut. 'Tangerine'
Mounding, gray-green foliage and orange tinted yellow flowers. Multi purpose shrub.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 30-40" x SP 30-40"
Zone: 2
Price: #2 - $32
Photos: Photo 1

Potentilla frut. 'Uman' Mango Tango�
Striking orange and red blooms with a yellow base on tidy, compact mound.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 24" x SP 24
Zone: 2
Price: #2 - $32
Photos: Photo 1

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Mound'
Low, mound of golden yellow, spring foliage, accented by clusters of pink flowers on new wood in summer. Foliage turns yellow-green in summer, then yellow-orange in fall. Compact contrast, foundation or border plant. Requires moist, well-drained soil.
Size at maturity (height x width): 30in H x 40in W
Zone: 3
Price: #2 - $29.00
Photos: Photo 1

Spiraea x billardii 'Triumphans'
A large upright shrub topped with audacious plumes of violet-pink flowers throughout the summer, tends to sucker and form colonies, best used where this is an advantage; prune off flower heads after blooming to keep it looking neat
Size at maturity (height x width): 5ft H x 4ftW
Zone: 3
Price: #2 - $32.00

Spirea nipponica 'Snowmound'
Dwarf Spirea with rounded clusters of white blooms in late spring. Dense, dark foliage on arching branches. Use for borders, specimen or mass planting. The Royal Horticultural Society have given it their prestigious Award of Garden Merit.
Size at maturity (height x width): 40" x 40"
Zone: 3
Price: #2 - $32.00
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2

SYRINGA (Lilac) 'Anden an Ludwig Spaeth'
French lilac, early blooming, strong fragrance, single purple blooms.
Size at maturity (height x width):
Zone:
Price: #2 - $35.
Photos: Photo 1

Syringa meyeri 'Palibin' Dwarf Korean Lilac
Compact, dwarf lilac with red, pointed buds opening to fragrant, dainty, single lavender-pink blooms and dark green rounded leaves turning orange-red in fall. Good for small spaces and hedging.
Size at maturity (height x width): 42in H x 5ft W
Zone: 2
Price: #2 - $34
Photos: Photo 1

Syringa patula 'Miss Kim'
Another of our favorites! Hard to find the foliage when in bloom. Fragrant, light purple blooms. Attracts bees.
Size at maturity (height x width): 5ft H x 5ft W
Zone: 3
Price: #2 - $34.00
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2

Syringa x 'Penda' Bloomerang Lilac
Yes. Finally a lilac that blooms twice in a season. It's new. Fragrant blue-lavender blooms.
Size at maturity (height x width): 5ft x 5ft
Zone: 3
Price: #2 - $34 , #5 - $65
Photos: Photo 1

Syringa x pres. 'Donald Wyman'
Upright shrub with clusters of single purple flowers. Lightly fragrant. Steve's favorite. Non sucker.
Size at maturity (height x width): 10ft H x 5ft W
Zone: 2
Price: #2 - $34
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2

Weigela florida 'Red Prince'
Rich, red tubular blooms hold color well in spring and again in late summer. Upright branches arch with age, accented by bright green pointy foliage. Prefers moist, well-drained soil. Prune after second bloom period. Border, mass or specimen shrub.
Size at maturity (height x width): 5ft x 5ft
Zone: 3
Price: #2 - $30.00
Photos: Photo 1

Edibles

  Berry Bushes

Malus 'Harcourt'
Medium size red crisp, juicy, white-fleshed, mild-flavoured apple. Excellent for eating, baking and juicing. Ripens late summer - early fall. Requires a different apple within 150m (500') for cross-pollination. White spring flowers with pink tint.
Size at maturity (height x width): 20ft H x 16ft W
Zone: 3
Price: #5 - $
Photos: Photo 1

Malus 'Parkland' (Apple)
Summer. Pick under-ripe. Medium sized green with red stripes. Good for eating and cooking.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 20' SP 16'
Zone: 3
Price: #5 - $
Photos: Photo 1

Prunus tomentosa Nanking Cherry
Showy white flowers with a pink blush are produced in early spring before leaves appear. Tasty red 1/3" fruits ripen in August, make excellent jams and jellies or may be eaten fresh. Wildlife also love the fruit, a great conservation plant.
Size at maturity (height x width): 8-10ft H x 10-12' W
Zone: 2
Price: #5 - $55
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2

Ribes rubrum 'Red Lake' (Red currant)
Self fertile. Clusters of large red berries on 2-3 year old wood. Easy to grow. Spreads
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 40-60" SP 40-60"
Zone: 3
Price: #2 - $34.00
Photos: Photo 1

Viburnum trilobum 'Bailey's Compact'
Compact form of American Highbush Cranberry with slight red edge on new foliage and deep red colour in autumn. Sporadic white bloom clusters in spring. Edible red fruit in late summer. Use for hedges, borders and mass planting.
Size at maturity (height x width): 5'x5'
Zone: 2
Price: #2 - $28
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2

  Perennial Vegetables and Fruits
  Fruit Trees

Deciduous Ornamental and Shade Trees

Acer platanoides 'Royal Red' (Maple)
Slow growing with a dense, oval canopy of glossy maroon foliage turning bright red in fall. Prefers well-drained soil.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 33' SP 23'
Zone: 4
Price: #7 - $130.
Photos: Photo 1

Betula papyrifera (Paper birch)
Reddish young bark matures to white. Clump form. Beautiful yellow fall foliage. Native.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 40' SP 26'
Zone: 2
Price: #10 - $195 , #1 - $25 , #15 - $270
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2 Photo 3

Malus 'Royalty' (Ornamental Crabapple)
Darkest puple leaves of all crabs and reddish-purple blooms in spring. Orange fall foliage.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 16' SP 16
Zone: 2
Price: #7 - $135.00
Photos: Photo 1

Malus 'Spring Snow' (Ornamental Crabapple)
Steve's favorite. A heavy blanket of fragrant white blooms, from distinctive pink buds, cover this oval to round tree in mid-spring. Dark green pointy foliage turns yellow in fall. Non-fruiting, heat tolerant Canadian introduction. Adapts to a wide range of soils.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 20' SP 13'
Zone: 3
Price: #7 - $139
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2 Photo 3

Populus tremuloides (Quaking or Trembling Aspen)
Native, fast growing. White bark. Tolerates moist sites. Great yellow fall color.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 50' SP 20'
Zone: 2
Price: #7 clump - $154 , #7 - $129 , # Clump - $285
Photos: Photo 1

Prunus cerasifera 'Newport'
Hardy ornamental plum on rounded form with dark purple foliage all season and light pink blooms in spring followed by ornamental purple fruit.
Size at maturity (height x width): 13' H x 13' W
Zone: 3
Price: #7 - $125 , #10 - $177
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2

Sorbus aucuparia 'Michred' Cardinal Royal
Also known as Cardinal Royal Ash. Narrow, oval crown. Deep green foliage with a silvery underside that turns orange-red in autumn. Clustered white flowers in spring.
Size at maturity (height x width): 35ft H x 20ft W
Zone: 2
Price: #15 - $280.
Photos: Photo 1

Tilia cordata
Lovely shade, street or specimen tree. Dense heart-shaped leaves on pyramidal, rounded form turn yellow-green in fall. Small, sweetly scented blooms in late spring are very attractive to bees. Tolerates a wide variety of soil types and light shade.
Size at maturity (height x width): 30ft H x 26ft W
Zone: 2
Price: #7 - $139
Photos: Photo 1

Evergreens

Juniperus horizontalis 'Wiltonii' (Blue Rug Juniper shrub)
Carpet-like groundcover. Trailing silver-blue foliage excellent for cascading over walls or rocks.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 4" SP 5'
Zone: 2
Price: #3 - $47.00
Photos: Photo 1

Picea abies
The fastest growing and largest of the spruce family. It has a pyramidal shape and branches become pendulous when it matures.
Size at maturity (height x width): 80 H ft x 20 ft W
Zone: 2
Price: #5 - $59.00 , #20 - $325
Photos: Photo 1

Picea glouca conica Dwarf Alberta Spruce
Great pyramid shaped shrub. Slow growing. Excellent, dense accent shrub. Probably zone 3.
Size at maturity (height x width): 8ft H x 3.5ft W
Zone: 4
Price: #3 - $67 , #10 - $270
Photos: Photo 1

Picea p. glauca 'Fat Albert'
Slow growing smaller version of blue spruce which retains its powder blue colour with age. Low maintenance irregular rounded form. Use as accent plant. Prefers moist, slightly acidic well-drained soil.
Size at maturity (height x width): 30-43ft H x 20ft W
Zone: 2
Price: B&B - $215
Photos: Photo 1

Picea pungens 'Hoopsii'
Attractive silvery blue foliage. Excellent pyramidal form with bright blue new growth, one the finest forms of blue Spruce.
Size at maturity (height x width): 50' x20'
Zone: 3
Price: bb - $235
Photos: Photo 1

Pinus mugo 'Pumilio
Dwarf form of mugo pine. Multi-stemmed pine with short dark green needles. New purple green cones mature to symmetrical brown rounded cones. Resistant to winter burn and tolerant of light shade. Prune new growth to maintain size and shape.
Size at maturity (height x width):
Zone: 2
Price: #3 - $43
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2

Pinus sylvestris (Scotch Pine)
Pyramidal crown becoming rounded and open with age. Distinctive flaky, peeling orange-brown bark at top and thick, grayish, reddish bark at base. Medium green needles with a twisted shape.
Size at maturity (height x width): 50' x 35'
Zone: 3
Price: #5 - $70
Photos: Photo 1

Thuja occidentalis 'Little Giant'
Dwarf, compact, slow-growing globe of dense, soft bright green foliage year round. Use as contrast, low hedge, border or accent plant.
Size at maturity (height x width): 40inches x 40 inches
Zone: 3
Price: #3 - $47.00
Photos: Photo 1

 

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