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Hydrandeas

Hydrangea anomala petiolaris 

Climbing Hydrangea

This is an elegant, deciduous vine with glossy green leaves and lacy white flowers in June.  It will quickly grow well on a fence, brick wall, or up a tall tree. It develops a bright yellow fall color.  It grows in sun or shade.

Hydrangea arborescens ‘Annabelle’

Annabelle Hydrangea

A spectacular deciduous shrub with very large white flower heads.  When pruned to the ground in early spring it produces the large flowers on short stems.  Smaller flowers but stronger stems result from not pruning.  It will grow between 4 and 6 feet tall depending on pruning.  Grows best in light shade or full sun.

Hydrangea arborescens ‘Incrediball’®

Proven Winner- improved ‘Annabelle’ Hydrangea, ‘Incrediball’® Hydrangea

This improved Annabelle Hydrangea has very sturdy stems to hold up the massive blooms. The flowers start greenish then open to a large white bloom.  Prune back to knee height in early spring.  It grows to maybe 5 feet tall in full sun or light shade.  (H. a. ‘Abetwo’ pp#20,571, cb#4166)

Hydrangea arborescens ‘Invincibelle® Ruby’

Proven Winners selection- ‘Invincibelle® Ruby’ Hydrangea

A smaller-growing hydrangea with dark burgundy red flower buds, opening to a two-toned combination of bright ruby and silvery pink. The foliage is extra dark and the stems are strong. Prune back hard in early spring. It will grow to about 4 feet. Best in light shade or full sun. (H. a. ‘NCHA3″ ppaf, cbraf)

Hydrangea aspera ‘Macrophylla’

Big-leaf Chinese Hydrangea

This is a tropical-looking, deciduous shrub with deep green leaves up to 12″ long with rough, appressed hairs beneath.  The flower buds are reddish, then open to a purplish-white color in flat, loose lacecap heads in July.  They can grow to 10 feet tall. Best in light shade.

Hydrangea aspera ‘Robusta’

Rough-leaf ‘Robusta’ Hydrangea

‘Robusta’ is a large, upright deciduous shrub.  The medium green leaves are up to 10″

Long, but more narrow than the ‘Macrophylla’.  The flower buds are white and open into purple-white,

flat, loose lacecap heads in July.  Can grow to 10 feet tall.  Best in light shade.

Hydrangea aspera
‘Villosa’

Rough-leaf ‘Villosa’ Hydrangea

Thick, velvety, dark green leaves and large purple-white lacy flowers in mid-late summer make this a remarkable plant.  ‘Villosa’ is a very bushy, deciduous shrub that grows to 6 feet.  It does best in rich, moist, well-drained soil with light shade.

Hydrangea involucrata ‘Tama Azisai’

‘Tama Azisai’ Hydrangea

This is an interesting plant native to Japan.  Fuzzy light green leaves give the shrub a soft

look.  The unusual flower buds are balls measuring about an inch across, which crack open into a lavender lacecap flower.  It grows about 4 feet tall and is best in part shade.

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘All Summer Beauty’

‘All Summer Beauty’ Big-leaf Hydrangea

Summer and fall, this beautiful hardy plant that blooms pink in neutral soils and a vivid blue in acid soils.  This plant has large, symmetric blooms that cut and dry well. It blooms on new wood and grows to about 4 feet tall. It grows best in part shade.

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Ayesha’

‘Ayesha’ Big-leaf Hydrangea

This is the only hydrangea to have sterile florets that have sepals in the shape of tiny spoons, giving the impression of rounded, waxy lilac flower heads.  The flowers are pale pink to lavender depending on the soil and have a slight fragrance.  It grows to about 5 feet tall and is best in part shade.

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Blue Wave’

‘Blue Wave’ Big-leaf Hydrangea

Blue Wave has lacecap flowers up to 8” across and are pink to blue depending on soil acidity.  It is sensitive to overpruning because it blooms on previous years wood.  It is a large variety that grows up to 6 feet.   Blue Wave will take more sun than most; but like most hydrangeas, it prefers light shade.

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘CITYLINE® Paris’

Proven Winners selection- ‘CityLine®’ Big-leaf Hydrangea

‘Cityline®Paris’ is a small plant with intense red flowers. It features large and showy blooms for such a compact plant- Perfect for containers!  Grows to about 2 feet tall and is best in part sun.

(H.m. ‘Paris Rapa’ pp#10,906)

Hydrangea macro. ‘CITYLINE® Rio’

Proven Winners selection- ‘Cityline® Rio’ Big-leaf Hydrangea

‘Cityline® Rio’ is a small to medium shrub with large and showy blooms for such a compact plant, making it perfect for containers! Blooms are pink or blue depending on the soil. It grows best in part sun to a height of about 3 feet.

Hydrangea macro. ‘Enziandom’

‘Enziandom’ Big-leaf Hydrangea

The name in German translates to ‘Gentian Dome’ indicating the darkest of blue flowers

turning a plum color as they age in the fall.  Rounded, ball -type flowers are excellent for cutting and drying. ‘Endziandom’ is a medium grower to about 5 feet. It is best in morning sun with afternoon shade.

Hydrangea macrophylla . ‘Glowing Embers’

‘Glowing Embers’ Big-leaf Hydrangea

This plant features shiny, dark green leaves with glowing reddish to purple ball-type blooms, excellent for cutting and drying.  It will grow in quite a bit of sun with plenty of water. This is a compact growing plant to about 4 feet tall.

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Hamburg’

‘Hamburg’ Big-leaf Hydrangea

The exceptionally large ball- shaped flowers and dark green foliage of ‘Hamburg’ are quite striking.  They range from blue to pink depending on the soil.  Prune lightly to maintain good flowering. This is a large shrub, growing with a rounded habit to 5 feet. It is best in morning sun with afternoon shade.

Hydrangea macrophylla. ‘Izu No Hana’

‘Izu No Hana’ Big-leaf Hydrangea

The unique lacecap flowers are comprised of a mass of showy, large, pink-to-blue flowers, with even larger double sterile florets shooting out in various directions.  Each floret contains 14 to 16 sepals compared to the customary 4 sepals.  It is a compact shrub, growing to about 4 feet. It is best in morning sun with afternoon shade.

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Lanarth White’

‘Lanarth White’ Big-leaf Hydrangea

‘Lanarth White’ has an interesting, irregularly- shaped lacecap of bright white sterile florets with small blue fertile flowers and bright green foliage.  It will tolerate more sun than other hydrangeas and is a more upright plant, growing to 5 feet.

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Lemon Wave’

‘Lemon Wave’ Big-leaf Hydrangea

This shrub tends to get started a little later in the spring , when it warms up a bit.  It features showy foliage that is green and white with yellow splotches.  The lacecap flowers are light lavender, making a nice highlight. It is best in morning sun with afternoon shade.

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Lemon Zest’

‘Lemon Zest’ Big-leaf Hydrangea

Guaranteed to brighten even the darkest hour!  ‘Lemon Zest’ features chartreuse foliage in light shade and brighter yellow in more sun (though it can burn in full sun).  Ball-shaped flowers range from blue in native soil to pink in amended soil. It is a medium grower to about 4 feet by 4 feet.

Hydrangea macro. ‘Let’s Dance® Starlight’

Proven Winners selection- ‘Let’s Dance® Starlight’

‘Let’s Dance® Starlight’ is a re-blooming lacecap! Its large lacecap flowers are pink or blue depending on the soil. Its compact size, growing to about 3 feet, makes it great for containers or in the garden.   It does best in sun or light shade. (H.m.’Lynn’ pp#20,019, cbr#4069)

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Madame Emile Mouillere’

‘Madame Emile Mouillere’ Big-leaf Hydrangea

This is a beautiful, white mophead hydrangea with dark green foliage. Flowers remain white regardless of soil type but they do blush pink as they age. It is a large, vigorous shrub that will eventually grow to about 6 feet high/wide.  It prefers light shade, or a north wall, especially against a house.

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Marechal Foch’

‘Marechal Foch’ Big-leaf Hydrangea

This hydrangea features beautiful mophead blooms with a rich blue color. The sterile florets have four sepals that do not overlap giving a clean-cut look. It is a medium sized shrub up to 4 feet tall, making it a great choice for containers.  It prefers light shade but will grow in full sun with plenty of water.

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Mariesii Variegata’

‘Mariesii Variegata’ Big-leaf Hydrangea

The leaves of this vigorous growing plant are its distinguishing feature. Its medium green foliage has white edges and splashes of white throughout.  The flowers are a lacecap of light lavender-white.  It needs some protection and bright light for best color.

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Masja’

‘Masja’ Big-leaf Hydrangea

This is a superb, compact plant dressed in lush dark green leaves and small rounded heads of glowing red or dazzling purple. It is a tough, hardy hydrangea- ideal for any garden situation and perfect for tubs and pots.  It grows to about 3 feet. It is best in morning sun with afternoon shade.

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Merritt’s Supreme’

‘Merritt’s Supreme’ Big-leaf Hydrangea

This plant blooms even as a young plant with large, vivid colors ranging from dark purple to dark rose pink depending on the soil and large, medium green leaves.  Flowers are excellent for drying. It is a compact grower to 5 feet tall. It is best in morning sun with afternoon shade.

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Nigra’

‘Nigra’ or ‘Mandshurica’ Big-leaf Hydrangea

This is a large shrub with shiny, purplish-black stems that stand out against the green of the leaves.  The light rose to lavender flowers (depending on the acidity of the soil) are small but add a spark of color. It does best in partial shade.

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Nikko Blue’

‘Nikko Blue’ Big-leaf Hydrangea

This is the most common garden hydrangea in the northwest.  It features light green leaves and light blue to pink flowers, depending on the soil.  This plant flowers on newer wood so it can bloom late if pruned back hard.  It has a tall habit, growing to 6 feet. It is best in morning sun with afternoon shade.

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Parsifal’

‘Parsifal’ Big-leaf Hydrangea

The rounded flower heads are small with wavy or ruffled petals.  The color is variable between pink and blue, often on the same flower head.  The color holds on well into fall.  ‘Parsifal’ is a shorter but wider growing plant.  It is best in morning sun with afternoon shade.

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Pia’

‘Pia’ Big-leaf Hydrangea

The pink to pale red florets are crowded when young, but open to almost flat later.  They have 3 – 4 serrated sepals which are usually separated.  This is one of the smallest varieties in the species and is useful on rockeries and also for containers, growing about 18″ high. It is best in morning sun with afternoon shade.

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Teller’s Blue’

‘Teller’s Blue’ or ‘Blaumeise’ Big-leaf Hydrangea

This is a large growing, well-shaped plant with large, glossy leaves. The large, flat lacecap flowers are deep blue to indigo- very showy!  Afternoon shade will bring out the best color.

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Todi’

‘Todi’ Big-leaf Hydrangea

‘Todi’ has dark green foliage and deep rose-red to dark blue flowers, depending on the soil.  They turn violet and green in the fall as they age.  This plant is very hardy and does best in a little shade.  It is a strong-growing plant to about 3 feet tall.

Hydrangea macrophylla ‘White Wave’

‘White Wave’ Big-leaf Hydrangea

Pearly, creamy white lacecap flowers start off greenish, and turn pinkish in the fall. It is a medium to large shrub, growing wider than tall.  It is best in morning sun with afternoon shade.

Hydrangea paniculata ‘Firelight®’

Proven Winners selection- ‘Firelight®’ Panicle Hydrangea

Sturdy stems hold upright large flowers that start white, then change to a lovely pomegranate red color. It usually blooms in July to October.  It is a smaller growing paniculata, to about 6 feet.  It grows best in full sun. (H.p.’SMHPFL’ pp#25,135 cbr#5160)

Hydrangea paniculata ‘Grandiflora’

Pee Gee Hydrangea

The cone-shaped flower panicles appear creamy white, then develop a pink tinge around their margins and finally suffuse the whole floret.  It blooms from July to October.  It is a very large, fast growing shrub that is sometimes pruned to a small tree. It does best in full sun.

Hydrangea paniculata ‘Kyushu’

‘Kyushu’ Panicle Hydrangea

This panicle hydrangea has attractive glossy green foliage and large, lacy white flowers that are held erect from July through September.  The flowers have a slight fragrance. ‘Kyushu’ grows to 10 feet as a large shrub or small tree.

Hydrangea
paniculata

‘Limelight’

A PROVEN WINNERS selection. Vigorous grower to 10 feet if left unpruned. Strong stems hold massive, tightly packed white flowers with lime-green undertones. Excellent cut flower. Blooms July to October. Best in full sun. (H.p.’limelight’ pp#12,874 cbr#2319)

Hydrangea
paniculata

‘Little Lime’

A PROVEN WINNERS selection. Dwarf form of Limelight. It has the same great flowers as the original but only 1/3 the size. A fabulous choice for containers or smaller gardens. Blooms July to October. Full sun to part shade. (H.p.’Jane’ pp#22,330 cbr#3914)

Hydrangea
paniculata

‘Pink Diamond’

A vigorous growing deciduous shrub to 10 feet or better. The flower panicles are long and narrow cones starting white turning dark pink. Very good for drying. Full sun to part shade.

Hydrangea
paniculata

‘Tardiva’

An award winning paniculata growing to 10 feet. It has strong, heavy stems with dark green leaves and large pyramidal clusters of white sterile flowers in late summer. Full sun to part shade.

Hydrangea
paniculata

‘Unique’

A medium growing deciduous shrub to 8 feet and as wide. The flowers are very large in creamy white panicles. The shrub is vigorous, trouble-free and highly recommended. Full sun to part shade.

Hydrangea
quercifolia

‘Munchkin’

Developed at the U.S. National Arboritum. Has a compact, low, spreading shape with the typical ‘oak’ leaves. The white flower sepals have an attractive bend to them adding flare. Grows about 3 feet tall. Great fall color in more sun – bigger, greener leaves in the shade.

Hydrangea
quercifolia

‘Pee Wee’

A small plant to 4 feet more or less with dark green leaves that look like leaves of an oak. The flowers are moderate sized, tightly packed white cones turning pink with age. The foliage make a beautiful display in the autumn. Will take full sun but prefers some shade.

Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Ruby Slippers’

‘Ruby Slippers’

Developed at the U.S. National Arboritum. A nice 5 foot oakleaf hydrangea with sturdy stems and large flowers. The flowers start white then quckly turn first light pink then ruby pink. Great fall color in more sun – bigger, greener leaves in the shade.

Hydrangea
quercifolia

‘Snow Queen’

A large plant to 6 feet or more with dark green leaves that look like leaves of an oak tree. The flowers are large, tightly packed pure white cones that are held upright to create a unique summer display. Beautiful fall colors. Will take full sun but prefers some shade.

Hydrangea
quercifolia

‘Snowflake’

A medium plant to 5 feet with medium green leaves that look like leaves of an oak tree. The flowers are large, double white cones that open gracifully to create a beautiful summer display. Beautiful fall colors. Will take full sun but prefers some shade.

Hydrangea
seemanii

seemanii

A vigorous evergreen vine with dark green foliage. Clings with aerial rootlets. Blooms in mid-summer with white-ish lacecap flowers. Will grow in sun but prefers a little shade. Likes to be in moist soils. Attractive to bees and butterflies.

Hydrangea
serrata

‘Beni’

A nice dwarf Japanese variety growing to about 3 feet tall. The flower heads are lacecaps with the sepals opening white then turning dark red as the season goes on. Would prefer afternoon shade. Perfect for containers or smaller gardens.

Hydrangea
serrata

‘Beni Gaku’

A Japanese variety growing to about 4 feet tall. The flower heads are lacecap with the sepals starting out white tinged with red and turn more reddish as the season goes on. Would prefer afternoon shade for best results.

Hydrangea
serrata

‘Blue Billows’

A seedling selection, grown from wild seed collected in the mountains of Korea. It is a compact shrub to about 3 feet tall and 6 feet across. Flowers are semi-double lacecaps ranging from blue to pink depending on the soil. Foliage develops nice fall colors.

Hydrangea
serrata

‘Blue Bird’

A smaller growing, compact hydrangea with beautiful lacecap flowers. The sepals start out white with more and more color coming in as the season goes on. The flowers vary from blue to pink depending on the soil. Foliage develops nice fall colors.

Hydrangea
serrata

‘Preziosa’

A compact, rounded shrub to 4 feet. It has a reddish tinge to the deep green foliage and reddish stems. The flowers are small balls that start out cream with pink edges maturing to a raspberry color. Will turn purple-ish in acidic soils. Nice fall color. Partial shade.

Our other offerings

Acer
circinatum

Vine Maple

Small, deciduous tree native to moist woods and stream banks in the Pacific Northwest. It has a crooked, sprawling, and vine-like habit in the forest shade and an upright and sturdy habit in the open sun.  The fall color is a striking red and gold. The vine maple grows to about 15-20 feet high in cultivation with a spread of 15 feet.

Aucuba japonica ‘Gold Dust’  

Gold Dust Aucuba

This is an evergreen shrub named for the yellow-gold speckles on glossy, leathery leaves.  It is the perfect way to add a splash of color to a part to even full shade spot. It grows to a spread of 4-5 feet wide and a height of 6-10 feet, but it can be pruned to maintain smaller size.  Red flowers and berries are small and insignificant.  It is drought tolerant once established.  Leaves will burn in the sun and are best in part shade.

Buxus sempervirens ‘Suffruticosa’

TruDwarf Boxwood

This is a lovely evergreen shrub growing tight and compact to 3 feet high and wide.

It can be sheared into a formal hedge or planted alone as a focal point.  Plant them 18″ on center for a good hedge. It will grow in any exposure but is best with some shade.

Buxus sempervirens ‘Variegata’ 

Variegated Boxwood

The variegated boxwood is a dense shrub growing to about 6 feet high.  The leaves have a creamy white edge, making it a highlight in the garden.  It can be sheared as a hedge or used alone as a focal point. Plant them 24″ on center for a good hedge. It is tolerant of sun or shade.

Korean
Boxwood

Buxus microphylla koreana

This is a slow-growing, small-leafed, evergreen shrub. It has small, pleasantly-fragrant flowers in early spring. It can be sheared into a small hedge or pruned to keep tidy.  It is very hardy to -18F. It is tolerant in sun or shade.

Chamaecyparis pisifera   ‘Cyano-Viridis’ 

Boulevard Cypress

The Boulevard Cypress is an evergreen shrub or small tree with light, silvery-blue green foliage. It adds great color and texture contrast with other evergreens and responds well to pruning.  It is perfect for containers and is easy to maintain. It grows to about 10 feet’ tall. It is best in morning sun with afternoon shade.

Cotoneaster mcirophyllus ‘Cooperi’

Chinese Rockspray

The Chinese Rockspray or Littleleaf Cotoneaster is an evergreen groundcover with tiny, dark green leaves. Its habit is tight and compact, staying flat on the ground.  Small white flowers bloom in May, sometimes followed by red berries in the fall. It is excellent in containers and grows well in sun or shade.

Cryptomeria japonica ‘Elegans Aurea’

Golden Elegans Japanese Cedar

This is an evergreen shrub or small tree with light, feathery foliage that becomes light golden in the sun, more chartreuse in the shade. It has the appearance of a cloud when mature.  It is perfect for containers and easy to maintain.  It stays compact to about 20 feet. Best color in full sun.

Cryptomeria japonica ‘Sekkan Sugi’

Sekkan-Sugi Cryptomeria

Beautiful evergreen tree with graceful foliage with creamy yellow or white tips, especially on new growth. The color is a great highlight when mixed with plants that are greens or blues.  It typically grows to about 15 feet. It will grow in full sun, but light shade will give it the best foliage color.

LEUCOTHOE
fontanesiana

‘Rainbow’

Drooping Leucothoe – Evergreen shrub with graceful arching branches from a central base. Leaves are marked with yellow, green and pink splotches. Drooping clusters of white lily of the valley type flowers early spring. Need some shade to look it’s best.

LONICERA
nitida

‘Baggesen’s Gold’

Grows to 6 feet tall eventually with tiny oval, golden leaves. More yellow going to white in full sun, more chartreuse to green in full shade. Looks best when prunned – more new yellow growth and tidy shape. Great for containers, can be hedged. Will take salt spray.

LONICERA
nitida

‘Lemon Beauty’

A dense growing evergreen sprouting small dark green leaves with a golden edge. It has a bit more of a spreading habit growing 3 feet by 4 feet. Will grow in sun or shade Great for containers for that golden highlight or it can be hedged or sheared.

LONICERA
piletata

piletata

Dark green shiny leaves on this low growing evergreen make it a good foundation planting. Will grow in the sun or the shade to 3 feet tall and 5 feet across. It has very small yellow flowers followed by more showy small purple berries.

OSMANTHUS X

burkwoodii

A large evergreen shrub growing 7 feet by 7 feet with small glossy leaves. Very fragrent small white flowers cover the plant in April. Ideal for a hedge, a large background shrub or with some work a small tree. Vigorous and drought tolerant. Grow in the sun or light shade.

PAULOWNIA
tomentosa

tomentosa

Empress Tree – A fast growing deciduous tree with purple flowers held in upright clusters. The leaves will get up to 18 inches across and the tree can grow up to 6 feet a year in the Pac. Northwest. Plant in full sun. Native to China.

Prunus
laurocerasus

‘Mt. Vernon’

Has the same shaped leaves as English Laurel but stays low to the ground. Grows maybe 18 inches tall and eventually to 6 feet across. Could be used as a ground cover. Grows well in the sun or the shade.

SARCOCOCCA
confusa

Vanilla Plant

Glossy evergreen growing 4 to 6 feet tall for the SHADE. Flowering in February with small, white flowers that are nearly hidden in foliage, but fragrant enough to be noticed from across the garden. Grows best in soil rich with organic matter. Likes pruning.

Sciadopitys
verticillata

Umbrella Pine

Evergreen tree slow growing to 20 feet. Young plants are symmetrical, dense and rather narrow. Plant in rich, well-drained soil. Plant in full sun but not in reflected heat. Grows well in containers. Boughs are beautiful and long lasting in arrangements.

Thujaopsis
dolabrata

DEERHORN CEDAR

Evergreen tree growing very slowly to 50 feet but often shrubby. Has coarse foliage branching in a “deerhorn” effect. Grows best in part shade with good, rich, moist soil. Perfect for containers – easy to maintain. Very hardy.

VIBURNUM rhytidophyllum

rhytidophyllum

Leatherleaf Viburnum – Upright evergreen shrub growing about 12 feet tall. Leaves are thick and leathery – Dark Green on top and fuzzy brown underneath. Flowers are white in large clusters in mid-spring. Very hardy for sun or shade.

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