Spineless and easy to grow, this selection is also easy to pick with its open growing habit making it easy to grab all the deep green fruit this vigorous producer can create. Lack of spines means far less fruit scarring and longer keeping on this smooth, tasty selection that produces early and continues long into the season
Sword-like evergreen leaves add loads of texture to the landscape along with great color as it foliage is accented with a bright band of gold down the center of each leaf. Tall spikes rise above the foliage bearing creamy-white bell-like flowers in July. Superb year round color, form and texture in the perennial garden or shrub border. Drought resistant. Thrives in poor, dry soils. Easy to grow and very hardy. Nearly fool proof in the landscape.
Grow Virginia Chain Fern in moist to saturated soils in shade or part sun. Be prepared for it to fill the moist soil area, but it will need help with weeding until it gets established. It also is beautiful, and less assertive, in average garden conditions.
Forget about flower color! This color machine will have you dreaming in color the whole year even without bloom…that’s how striking this selection’s foliage is! Dense, compact and slow growing, this tight little shrub coats itself with foliage in early May that emerges with a wide golden green band surrounding a deeper green center on each leaf. The color is tremendous when it emerges but it becomes more pronounced and the year progresses until it culminates in fall with an infusion of brilliant reddish-pink color that will set the autumn landscape alight! Its great foliage is stable and resistant to the kind of reversion that can take a garden star and turn it into garden drab. My Monet® Sunset will bloom occasionally with pinkish-purple tubular blooms but it is mostly a great, colorful foliage plant that loves full sun or partial shade, especially further south, and is perfect for grouping in the garden or using as a colorful anchor in a container that just keeps on coloring!
Large, tight clusters of crisp, juicy, sweet, yellowish green fruit. Excellent flavor and quality is high in acid. This superior grape makes excellent raisins. Vigorous, heavily productive vines. Flow er buds are hardy to -10°F to help avoid damage due to late spring freezes.
Developed at Cornell University, this white Grape is perfect for growing in the northern home orchard and an incredibly heavy producer. This selection is widely used for producing a number of different white wines and is one of the easiest Grapes to grow with good disease resistance.
Get ready for this easy to grow Blueberry that is as beautiful as it is productive. You’ll love its landscape presence with its great foliage color as new leaves flush a distinct peachy orange color before turning dusky blue-green as they mature. Heavy blooming in May with masses of fragrant, bell shaped flowers, Peach Sorbet produces tons of large, tasty Blueberries in late July and August. If that wasn’t enough to make you love it, Peach Sorbet® finishes the season with a blast of fall foliage color that will have you groping for the right adjective to describe it beauty. Plant in full sun and enjoy the Blueberry fireworks year after year!
Everyone is looking for a dwarf Blueberry to use in the landscape but the varieties available invariably disappoint due to poor fruiting or poor growing. Jelly Bean® changes all that in the form of a dense, compact, small leaved plant that produces masses of medium sized, dark blue, incredibly tasty blue berries in July and early August. It is so prolific and such an easy care, easy to grow plant that you won’t know where to use it first, grouped to form a fruiting small, formal hedge in any sunny garden or in a container where you can pick right from your back door. Add in spectacular fall foliage color and you have a small Blueberry that will be a big winner in your garden.
The lingonberry is a plant with a great history that is virtually unknown. It has been an important food source in the northern hemisphere since the time of the cavemen with its profuse fruit bearing capacity and high vitamin and anti-oxidant content. While nearly forgotten today, it should be a home gardener’s dream with its great look, compact form, double cropping of fruit and incredible ease of care. ‘Koralle’ is a dense, slow growing, spreading evergreen shrub with glossy green leaves on flat, spreading branches that will bloom in April and May to produce a crop of bright red, glossy, firm fruit that will be ready for harvest in July and August. ‘Koralle’ will surprise you with another round of bloom during the summer as the first group of fruit maturing, forming a considerable crop of berries for harvest in September. As you can see, ‘Koralle’, with its grat history, still has the goods to be memorable in your garden as long as you plant it in a sunny, well-drained spot and don’t forget to pick! Eat lingoberries fresh, in prepared desserts or even juiced other fruit for refreashing, healthty drink!
Selected at the University of Maine for its amazing red fall foliage color, this native plant goes beyond fruiting…it’s an outstanding landscape plant that just happens to produce an amazing amount of small, deep blue, tasty fruit in July. Beyond being a gastronomic delight for humans and for landscape critters of many sizes and species, ‘Burgundy’ is a great plant for massing in sunny, well drained, sandy locations that allow it become an unbroken swath of beauty with deep green foliage in the summer followed by a red foliage display in fall that will make you think the ground is ablaze! Even in winter its burning red stems provide a blazing contrast to the snow!