New woody plants 2019
Hydrangea paniculata Moonrock
Creamy blooms emerge with an intense lime-green centre that are both funky and elegant in this Bloomin’ Easy selection. Grows four to six feet tall and wide with sturdy red stems. Hardiness zone 3.
Van Belle Nursery
Hydrangea paniculata Berry White
Berry White’s flowers emerge white fading to pink, then deepening in the fall to red. This hydrangea has upright growth, with full branching. Hardiness zone 3.
Prunus triloba var. Simplex Pink Frosting ‘ByBoughen’
Pink Frosting produces an explosion of showy, single pink flowers that completely covers the plant in early spring. The flower buds are ultra cold hardy and appear in full bloom to the tips of the branches during the coldest winters. Pink Frosting is an excellent choice for an informal hedge, mass planting and accent shrub due to its robust spring display. Mature height is three metres with a spread of two metres. Hardiness zone 2b.
Potentilla fruticosa Bella Bellissima
An abundance of rich pink blooms from top to bottom of the tidy, compact form from the Bloomin’ Easy portfolio. Two to three feet tall and wide. Hardiness zone 2.
Van Belle Nursery
Hydrangea macrophylla Summer Crush
Summer Crush brings a profusion of rich raspberry red or neon purple blooms all summer long. The hydrangea has dark green, glossy leaves, resists wilting in summer heat, and fits smaller garden spaces or containers. Grows to 18-36 inches tall and wide. Hardiness zone 4.
Bailey Nurseries, Sheridan Nurseries
Hydrangea paniculata Magical Candle
Immense, porcelain-white flower heads appear backlit as if to create a surreal glow of soft, yellow flowers above tall, erect stems. A robust grower, the dense, lacy panicles of this selection are among the most beautiful in its class. Growing four to five feet tall and wide, Magical Candle makes a great hedge or foundation plant. Hardiness zone 3.
Magnolia x Genie
Black-red buds open to small tulip-shaped blooms of deep rich, maroon-purple with tips that fade to a lighter magenta-rose. Genie grows to a height of three to four metres and a spread of two metres. Exposure is full sun to part shade. Hardiness zone 5.
Weigela x Electric Love
Loaded with electric red flowers against dark foliage, Bloomin’ Easy Electric Love is the first weigela of its kind. Grows two feet tall and three to four feet wide. Hardiness zone 4.
Van Belle Nursery
Physocarpus opulifolius Little Joker
Slow growing, compact shrub with green-purple foliage, and maroon stems supporting white pink flowers. Hardiness zone 3b.
Happy Face Hearts
A unique display of sweet pink flowers accentuated with a white star in the centre of each bloom. A healthy, dense plant that holds its flower colour well. Blooms from spring to fall. Hardiness zone 2.
Ulmus x Night Rider ‘Durby’
Night Rider is a hybrid between Japanese elm and Siberian elm that has rapid growth, upright, rounded crown form and is highly-resistant to Dutch elm disease. It exhibits good cold hardiness and foliage turns purple in the fall. This tree is adaptable to a wide variety of soils. Night Rider is an excellent street tree since it is very tolerant to the urban environment. Mature height is 12 metres with a spread of 10 metres. Hardiness zone 3.
Prunus laurocerasus Titan
The foliage is handsome with bronze new shoots that keep their colour for a long period. White flowers appear in spring. It has a broad, upright and bushy growth habit, and grows to a height of 1.25 metres and a spread of 1 metre. Exposure is full sun to part shade. Hardiness zone 5.
Physocarpus opulifolius Fireside
This new ninebark has stunning foliage. A First Edition’s selection, Fireside’s reddish new growth matures to deep red-purple foliage that holds its colour reliably all summer. Pinkish-white flowers bloom in spring and foliage turns deep purple in fall. This plant has a rounded, upright shape. Hardiness zone 3.