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Acer palmatum ‘Twombley’s Red Sentinel’ And Hemerocallis ‘Elegant Candy’

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This Tree is Red — YEAR-ROUND Winter interest is provided by the branches and stems turning a deep, attractive maroon-red. This exciting new introduction from Ken Twombley of Connecticut has done what no Japanese Maple could do before: provide true four-season interest through its year-round red coloring. –No, it’s not evergreen. (That WOULD be amazing!) […]

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Geranium ‘Sandrine’ And Coreopsis ‘Heaven’s Gate’

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Yellow Spring Foliage and Summer-Long Blooms This may remind you of the popular G. ‘Ann Folkard,’ but the blooms are TWICE as large. Meet ‘Sandrine,’ the larger-flowered, longer-blooming French cousin of H. ‘Ann Folkard.’ Boasting a summer-long season, bright yellow spring foliage, and a creeping habit that fills in space beautifully in border or container, […]

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Ponderosa Lemon Tree

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The ‘Five Pound Lemon’ The Ponderosa Lemon Tree is a gigantic citrus tree specimen with a very large, bumpy skinned lemon usually weighing 2-4 pounds. Some have renamed it as the ‘Five Pound Lemon’ . Intensely fragrant flowers producing loads of these huge lemons. Self-fertile. A real conversation piece. Flavor is typical lemon-like. They are […]

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Echinacea Green Envy

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There has never been a ‘color-changing’ Echinacea before like Green Envy Plant Patent Applied For. You simply won’t believe what happens to these blooms. They open lime-green and daisy-shaped, with a light green cone. Then, as they mature, the petals elongate, revealing a deep maroon base, and the cone transforms itself from green to dark […]

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Skaggs Bonanza Dwarf Navel Orange Tree

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Our Dwarf Skaggs Bonanza tree is a large navel orange tree that bears more fruit than the Washington variety and ripens 2 weeks earlier and an 8:1 solids to acid ratio about a week earlier on average than Washington navel. Bonanza also reaches color break ahead of Fisher navel, but it reaches an 8:1 solids […]

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Coreopsis ‘Autumn Blush’

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For Cutflowers or Garden Beauty, Simply the Most Prolific Expect blooms from late spring all the way into autumn! Plant Patent Applied For Flower lovers, this is the Coreopsis you have been waiting for. Ready to bloom for months upon months, its flowers change colors with the weather but never stop producing. Easy to grow […]

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Allium ‘Purple Sensation’ And Clematis Franziska Marie

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Bold Exclamation Points for the Sunny Garden Absolutely tops for nonstop production of giant, 100% fully double blue blooms from early summer right into fall, Franzsiska Marie leaves other Clematis dangling on the vine when it comes to petal power and sheer abundance of flowers. Developed by master Clematarian Raymond Evison, this powerhouse of a […]

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Lilac Syringa ‘Josee’

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Never more than 6 feet high and wide, it’s perfect for today’s smaller gardens! Lilac blossoms in August It could happen with this reblooming wonder. Josee is a dwarf Lilac with a flower-happy nature that just doesn’t quit. Very resistant to mildew, it thrives even in the sultry climates of zone 8, and farther north […]

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Seedless Lisbon Lemon Tree

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Grow lemons on the patio and enjoy the sight and scent of indoor winter blooms with this container-sized Lisbon Lemon tree. Productive, commercial variety that is more tolerant of heat, cold, and wind than other lemons. Fruit can be harvested year-round in most areas. Evergreen. Full sun. To about 10 feet, or clip to shape. […]

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Midknight Valencia Orange Tree

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Midknight (VI 460), was first observed about 1927 as a slightly earlier maturing Valencia orange tree in Addo, Cape Province South Africa by A. P. Knight. The name of this selection comes from “midseason” and Knight’s name. Midknight trees are reported to be slower growing and more frost-susceptible than Valencia. In Lindcove, California, the fruit […]

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