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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

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

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 '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

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

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 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 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

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: - $ , #1 - $25
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2 Photo 3

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

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

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

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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