(Crabapple, Flowering Crabapple, Indian Magic Crabapple)
A perfectly rounded, showy, small tree, 'Indian Magic' covers itself with buds and flowers in spring and glossy fruits in fall. The dark-pink flower buds arise in mid-spring all along the bare branches and open to large, pink, fragrant flowers. Bees pollinate the flowers, producing a heavy, dense crop of glossy, acorn-sized apples that start red, turn bright orange by autumn and then persist decoratively through winter. This hybrid, disease-resistant, deciduous crabapple has oval leaves that emerge...
(Crabapple, Flowering Crabapple, Indian Summer Crabapple)
A medium-sized, rounded and wider than tall crabapple, ‘Indian Summer’ is prized for its profusion of flowers and fruit, fall color and good disease resistance. Crimson buds clothe the branches in spring and open to rose-red flowers followed by bright red fruits that mature in fall and persist into winter. Birds eat the fruits and can strip the tree by winter. The leaves are oval, emerge purplish when young, turn medium green for most of the growing season and display good orange-red fall color....
(Crabapple, Flowering Crabapple, Kelsey Crabapple)
Among the hardiest of crabapples, ‘Kelsey’ is a broad deciduous tree that covers itself with a cloud of flowers in spring followed by a heavy crop of small fruits that hang on the tree in a show of color all winter. In mid-spring the bare branches are covered in pink flower buds that open to fragrant, double (extra petals), rosy-pink blossoms that have occasional flushes of white. Bees pollinate the flowers, producing a crop of acorn-sized, purple-red apples. Birds eat the fruits and may strip the...
(Crabapple, Flowering Crabapple, Lollipop® Crabapple)
This hybrid, disease-resistant deciduous tree has a tight, globe-like canopy made of radiating branches. In mid-spring red buds arise all along the branches while they are still bare and open to pure white flowers that are fragrant. Bees pollinate the flowers, producing a modest crop of pea-sized apples that will mature to golden yellow by early autumn. Birds take the fruits and can strip the tree by the start of winter. The oval leaves are dark green and appear after the flowers. The fall foliage...
James H. Schutte
This hardy herbaceous perennial is grown for its violet-blue spring blooms and attractive, low growing clumps of mottled, long, linear leaves. It originates from regions of Western Europe from southern Britain to Portugal where it inhabits lightly shaded woodlands and scrubby fields.
Long-leaved lungwort is a clump forming plant that produces basal rosettes of long, narrow, elliptical leaves of deep green. The leaves are hairy, rough and often have attractive silvery spotting or mottling. In...
(Iowa Crabapple, Klehm's Improved Bechtel Crabapple, Prairie Crabapple)
A wide-branching deciduous tree that blooms in spring, ‘Klehm's Improved Bechtel’ is a selection of prairie crabapple, native to the central United States. The leaves, shaped like a reversed tear drop, are green with fuzzy, whitened undersides and small jagged teeth. In spring, before the leaves emerge, pale pink buds appear on the twigs, opening to fragrant, double (extra petals), white flowers that attract bees. The fruits that follow are small, greasy-skinned, and mature to yellow-green. Their...
(Crabapple, Flowering Crabapple, Profusion Crabapple)
A lovely small tree with purple young leaves, 'Profusion' puts on two shows, filling its branches with bold magenta-pink flowers in spring and dark red fruits in fall. This hybrid, disease-resistant deciduous tree has an upright and spreading shape with bronze-green, oval leaves that emerge purple just after the flower buds. In mid-spring red buds arise all along the bare branches and open to fragrant, deep magenta-pink flowers that are fragrant and attract bees. After the flowers drop comes a crop...
(Crabapple, Flowering Crabapple, Ralph Shay Crabapple)
A robust, rounded tree with stately horizontal branches, the ‘Ralph Shay’ crabapple produces white blossoms in springtime followed by bright red fruits in fall. This hybrid, disease-resistant deciduous tree has oval shaped green leaves that emerge just after the fuschia-pink flower buds open.to fragrant white flowers that attract bees. The flowers are followed by a crop of large, acorn-sized, bright red apples. In autumn, the leaves turn a mottled mosaic of green, gold and yellow. Birds eat the fruits,...
(Daylily, Reblooming Daylily, Stella Supreme Daylily)
The daylily is a popular perennial revered for its reliability, ease of growth and beauty, and ‘Stella Supreme’ is an exceptional variety said to be an improved form of the popular ‘Stella De Oro.’ In early to midsummer, it offers fragrant lemon yellow flowers with pale green throats. They are day-blooming and rise from compact clumps of green strap-like leaves that become fully dormant in winter. If well cared for and regularly deadheaded, this daylily will rebloom.
Daylilies are clump-forming...
(Crabapple, Flowering Crabapple, Red Jewel™ Crabapple)
Showy from spring to fall, Red Jewel crabapple covers itself in flowers and cherry-like fruits. It’s a small, hybrid, disease-resistant, deciduous tree that has a pyramid shape and upward-reaching branches. In mid-spring, flower buds arise all along the bare branches and open to white flowers that are fragrant. Bees pollinate the flowers, producing heavy crops of small, shiny, fruits that mature to a dark red by early autumn and persist on the tree until spring. The leaves are oval and green and...