Inventory Highlights for Week 18, 2018

Great looking plant material the for the ground or the shelves


Plenty of Spring Color to go around.

Beautiful plants, ready for jobs, ready for retail

We hope you are enjoying this warm weather. Check out these beauties now in our availability. From trees to shrubs to flowers, we have what you need for a successful season.


Beautiful foliage with bright red berries make Eagleston Holly stand out. A short, pyramidal tree ideal for a privacy screen, hedge, or foundation plant, these are in a 30 gallon can and are 6-8' tall.


Revered in Japan and China, Podocarpus Macrophyllus is an elegant shrub that features slender strap-shaped leaves and provides a unique aesthetic to the landscape. Ours are in a 3 gallon can and 24-30" tall.


Looking like an intimidating D-line, our Arborvitae Emerald Green are athletes in the landscape. We have them in a 6 gallon can and are around 36" tall.


Otto Luyken Laurel is a dwarf variety of the stately English Laurel. Dense lush foliage provides a backdrop for its showy white spiked flowers. We carry these in a 6 gallon can at 18-21" tall.


A hardy and upright handsome shrub, Laurel Schipkaensis is an ideal plant for offering privacy without completely blocking the view. Our selection is in a 6 gallon can and are 36+" tall.

These plants are just a sampling of our overall availability. Check out everything we have below.

Spring Trees: Birch, Ginkgo, and Pear

Starting Spring Strong

April is usually when these particular trees fill out and are ready for instant impact. Click on the links for plant details and availability.

Excellent narrow front  yard tree for limited  spaces. It’s a natural  around water where it  thrives in the moisture.

Birch 'Dura Heat'

Excellent narrow front yard tree for limited spaces. It’s a natural around water where it thrives in the moisture. Known for its dramatic color-changing foliage in the Fall and it's paper-like peeling bark, this Birch grows 30-50' Tall and 20-30' Wide. 

Zone 5


Ginkgo 'Autumn Gold'

Upright with symmetrical branching, Ginkgo Autumn Gold starts off with green leaves turning into a blazing yellow in the Fall. Its ability to thrive in wet areas and tolerance of most soils makes for an excellent street tree. Grows to 50' Tall and 30' Wide.

Zone 4


Pear 'Cleveland Select'

Glossy green leaves make way for a fireworks show in the fall with gold, red, and purple hues. 'Cleveland Select' is an ornamental pear tree that is low-maintenance, drought tolerant and grows well in clay or sandy soil. While it doesn't provide fruit, the overall shape of this columnar tree is true to it's namesake. 40' Tall and 25-30' Wide

Zone 4

Plants for Attracting Birds

It's always helpful to have lists of trusted plants when you get requests from homeowners. One we hear often in the Plant Center is which plants attract birds in the landscape. Keep this list handy for the bird-lovers! 

Plants for Attracting Birds


  • Cornus florida - Flowering Dogwood
  • Cornus kousa - Chinese Dogwood
  • Ilex opaca - American Holly
  • Ilex x attenuate 'Fosteri' - Foster Holly
  • Amalancier arborea - Serviceberry
  • Betula - Birch
  • Quercus - Oak
  • Crateagus - Hawthorn
  • Acer rubrum - Red Swamp Maple
  • Juniperus virginiana - Eastern Red Cedar
  • Nyssa sylvatica - Blackgum
  • Prunus - Cherry
  • Pyrus - Pear
  • Pinus taeda - Loblolly Pine

Shrubs, Vines

  • Rubus - Blackberries
  • Myrica - Wax Myrtle, Bayberry*
  • Juniperus - Dwarf Juniper
  • Lonicera japonica - Jap. Honeysuckle
  • Ilex verticillata - Winterberry*
  • Ilex glabra - Inkberry*
  • Vaccinum - Blueberry*
  • Rhus - Sumac
  • Elaeagnus umbellata - Autumn Olive
  • Elaeagnus pungens - Thorny Elaeagnus
  • Viburnum
  • Pyracantha - Firethorn
  • Nandina domestica - Nandina
  • Ilex - Holly
  • Cotoneaster
  • Thuja - Arborvitae
  • Callicarpa japonica - Beautyberry
  • Berberis thumbergii - Japanese Barberry
  • Euonymus
  • Ilex vomitoria - Yaupon Holly*

*Dioecious - Need male and female to produce fruit

Thanks to Denise Peerey for putting this list together! Check our availability to get more information on these plants.

New in Inventory: Sango Kaku Maples

Hot off the truck! We've got a fresh crop of gorgeous Sango Kaku Maples in containers and B&B. This beautiful small tree has bright red bark with intense color in winter and radiant green leaves. Sango Kaku Maples will thrive in bright shade or sun in cool areas.

These have been hard to find! We have a nice selection in varying sizes for all of your landscape projects. Check our availability and call us at (757) 484-4421 to find out more.