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Cinnamon colored bark flaking in slender vertical strips, beautiful red fall color, and hybrid vigor. Attractive year-round. Hybrid of the Paperbark and Nikko Maple, faster growing than these species. Acer GingerbreadTM forms a small to mid-sized tree with an oval to rounded habit.
Pale blue flower clusters in May on plants with a rounded, mounding habit. Soft, billowy form plus fine texture from the slender foliage that is a glossy deep green in summer and yellow in fall. Grow Amsonia 'Halfway to Arkansas' in a border, naturalized setting, or cottage garden. A selection of the native plant known as Blue Star.

$17.95, 3 for $50.00
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Finely textured foliage and very light blue flowers in late spring on this cultivar of a North American native. Blooms at approximately 18" tall, then continues to grow reaching 2-3' tall. Golden yellow fall color. Attracts butterflies, resists deer. Use Amsonia 'Midway to Montana' to add a contrast of texture to a perennial border, or mingle with other native plants and grasses in an informal setting.

 
 

 
 

 
 
A lovely selection with smooth cinnamon colored exfoliating bark. Birch are one of the loveliest plants when the new leaves emerge along the graceful stems in spring. Yellow fall color and white stems that shine in the winter are especially attractive with an evergreen background. Betula Cinnamon FlakesTM is a Klehm introduction.

$26.95, 3 for $75.00
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A yellow-green flowered form of our native Sweetshrub. In early to midsummer the flowers emit a sweet strawberry-banana-pineapple fragrance. Handsome dark green leaves turn golden yellow in fall. An upright to spreading shrub with age. Calycanthus 'Athens' is an adaptable shrub for sunny or shaded locations.
Beautiful, rare form of our native Sweetshrub with pleasing dense, rounded form and shiny, dark green, heavily crinkled foliage which turns golden yellow in fall. Dark red flowers emit a fruity fragrance in early summer.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Exceptionally deep red flowers with a pleasing fruity fragrance that is most obvious on a warm evening. Blooms in early summer. Lustrous, healthy, dark green foliage is handsome throughout the season. Can produce an effective yellow foliage display in fall. Easily grown, dense bushy shrub. A Roy Klehm F2 seedling selection of our native Sweetshrub that has proved to be an outstanding performer in the upper Midwest. Grow Calycanthus Roy's Dark RedTM in a shrub border, at the edge of a wooded area, or near a patio where the fragrance can be enjoyed. Deer resistant.
A spectacular hybrid of Carolina Allspice and Chinese Sweetshrub noted for its outstanding flowers and foliage. In early summer, the vigorous, upright shrub displays numerous large 3", slightly fragrant wine-red blossoms. Glossy, deep green foliage turns an attractive yellow in fall.

$26.95, 3 for $75.00
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Sweetly fragrant creamy-white flowers that resemble white candles. These long lasting, dense upright spires are 5-6" tall and cover the plant in midsummer. Sturdy, upright selection of our native Summersweet displaying lustrous dark green foliage which turns a striking golden yellow in fall. Clethra 'Sixteen Candles' has a nice rounded, compact habit. Prefers organic, moist soils, but will grow in average soils, too. Beloved by butterflies and hummingbirds. A Michael Dirr selection.

 
 

 
 

 
 

$39.95, 3 for $108.00
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Small bright yellow flowers bloom in clusters along the bare branches in early spring, adding welcome color before most other trees or shrubs are in bloom. Shiny, red, edible fruits form in early fall. Cornus officinalis CheerTM was selected by Roy Klehm for good flowering habits, nice fall color, upright growth, and clean healthy foliage.

For extra early blooms, cut a few branches in very late winter, (a few weeks before normal bloom time), and put the stems in a vase with water. Change the water regularly. Buds will soon open for a wonderful start to spring.

Japanese Cornel Dogwoods are noted for their attractive exfoliating, rich brown-orange bark that develops with age. Matures to a small, multi-stemmed tree with a broad habit, 15-25' tall and wide. Excellent for cutting and enjoying indoors. Grow as a specimen or as part of a shrub and ornamental tree border. Fruit is attractive to birds.

$28.95, 3 for $80.00
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Persistent rich purple-red foliage enhances this variety of the beloved Smokebush. In midsummer the small flowers mature and expand into feathery pink plumes that create the "smoke" effect. Foliage turns a scarlet red in fall. Forms a rounded, multi-stemmed shrub. Adaptable as to soil, as long as it is well drained. Once established, needs only occasional watering. An excellent choice as a specimen or part of a mixed planting. Cotinus 'Royal Purple'provides a long season of interest.
Perfectly pretty pink flowers! Prolific bloomer; pink striped, bell-like flowers cover the plant in spring. Burgundy-purple fall color. Elegant blooms on a tough, adaptable plant. Pruning is seldom needed, but it may be trimmed immediately after flowering. Neat, mounded shrub with an arching, spreading habit. Deutzia Yuki Cherry BlossomTM is wonderful on a sunny slope, in a perennial bed, along a path, or use in mass for an outstanding groundcover. Deer resistant. Attracts hummingbirds. A Proven Winners/Color Choice® selection.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Fabulous lavender pink flower spikes. Spring foliage is red tinged, turning green; then comes long lasting fall color ranging from yellow, orange, to red. Clumping habit. Evergreen in zones 7 and 8, deciduous in zones 5 and 6.

$24.95, 3 for $69.00
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Lovely, tailored version of this season spanning favorite. Lightly fragrant creamy white bottle-brush shaped blooms in mid spring, deep green summer foliage of good substance, then outstanding fall color of reds, coppery oranges, and golds. Fothergilla 'Julia' has a pleasing, widely rounded, uniform habit.

$18.95, 3 for $53.00
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Outstanding fall color distinguishes this selection of the Japanese Hakone Grass. Creamy-yellow and green variegated leaves turn red-purple tones in fall. Tiny reddish-brown flower spikes in airy clusters add beauty during late summer and fall. Hakonechloa 'Naomi' is superb for cascading over rocks, in borders or containers. Hakonechloa are deer resistant.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Amazing color throughout the season! Vibrant chartreuse to golden-yellow foliage with deep crimson tips. In fall, the colors turn to chartreuse and gold with tones of burnt orange and burgundy-red. Hakonechloa SunFlareTM has a bushy, compact habit.

Hakonechloa, also known as Japanese Forest Grass, is a grass that prefers a shady site. Wonderful to contrast with the wide leaves of Hosta. Superb for cascading over rocks, at the front edge of a border, or spilling out from containers. Hakonechloa are deer resistant.

$36.00, 3 for $96.00
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Abundant grape-purple blossoms on this early spring blooming Witch Hazel. Full bodied and bushy habit. Handsome foliage develops an appealing golden yellow fall color. We grow our Hamamelis on their own roots; no untrue sprouting from the base.
A selection of our native spring blooming Witch Hazel with pleasingly fragrant orange-yellow flowers and handsome green foliage that turns an outstanding burgundy-red in fall. Hamamelis vernalis Autumn EmbersTM has an upright to rounded habit and makes an excellent screen or informal hedge. We grow our Hamamelis on their own roots; no untrue sprouting from the base.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Large, fragrant, early spring blooms that are a pleasing light rose. The handsome green summer foliage on this Witch Hazel turns attractive shades of red in fall. We grow our Hamamelis on their own roots.
Selected by Roy Klehm for outstanding spectacular golden fall color. Full habit, wide growing, and very hardy. Hamamelis Harvest GoldTM is one of the nicest Witch Hazel with golden fall foliage. Fragrant orange blooms in early spring. We grow our Hamamelis on their own roots.

$36.00, 3 for $96.00
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Colorful and fragrant. Curly petals form vivid red blooms. We have maintained stock of this beautiful, early spring bloomer from the old Kohankie Nursery in Perry, Ohio. Vigorous, healthy grower. Attractive green foliage turns golden-orange to red tones in fall. We grow our Hamamelis on their own roots.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Attractive deep rosy lavender blossoms in early spring. The handsome green foliage develops nice fall colors of orange and red. Hamamelis Purple PrinceTM is an upright vigorous grower. When it blooms, most of the previous season's leaves have fallen off, the better to show off its colorful fringed blooms. We grow our Hamamelis on their own roots.

$36.00, 3 for $96.00
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Fragrant, lavender-purple flowers are freely produced in very early spring. These beautiful blooms of wavy ribbon-like petals are held over an extended period of time. Pleasing yellow-orange leaf color in fall. Selection of our native Witch Hazel by Roy Klehm for its outstanding ornamental qualities. Hamamelis 'Purple Ribbons' has a rounded to upright form and tough, attractive foliage. Reliable even in the upper Midwest. We grow our Hamamelis on their own roots.
Attractive deep lavender-rose, small, delicately formed blooms. Hamamelis Rose LyricTM is a smaller, more compact selection of our native Witch Hazel that blooms early, but just late enough to open when most of its winter leaves have dropped. Yellow-gold fall color. We grow our Hamamelis on their own roots.

 
 

 
 

 
 

$36.00, 3 for $96.00
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Season spanning interest! Fragrant, soft yellow blooms in early spring. Excellent summer foliage is a sturdy, leathery green with the new growth tinted reddish purple. Then in fall the leaves turn a colorful orange. Hamamelis 'Sandra' is a lovely selection of Witch Hazel from Hillier Gardens in England. The leaves drop late in the year. We grow our Hamamelis on their own roots.
Deep, rust red-orange blooms in early spring. The foliage from the previous year will fall more readily than typical, leaving no remaining leaves when it blooms. The fall color of Hamamelis Woodland JoyTM is a good golden yellow with hints of coppery-orange. Silvery trunks, vigorous grower, tall, our most upright selection of Witch Hazel. Very attractive leathery green foliage in summer. We grow our Hamamelis on their own roots.
Fragrant late season blooms! White, waxy, Jasmine scented flower clusters open in early fall, then a second show begins as their sepal-like calyces expand and turn a deep rosy red in mid fall. The flowers are a good nectar source for butterflies. Forms a large upright shrub or multi-stemmed small tree with a showy floral display at a time when few other woody plants are in bloom. Very light cinnamon to tan exfoliating bark adds winter interest. Heptacodium miconioides, also known as Seven Son Flower, is a staff favorite for its fragrance, late season color, and the many butterflies it attracts.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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Summer blooms plus fall color! Tightly packed, pure white double florets create very full, conical panicles. As the bloom ages, it turns a nice shade of green that lasts through most of the summer. Hydrangea Gatsby MoonTM is a distinctive, showy take on our handsome native Oakleaf Hydrangea. Blooms have good weather-resistance. Burgundy fall foliage.

Excellent in shrub borders or edge of a woodsy area. Prefers moist, well drained soil. Plant in a protected area in the northern edge of its hardiness zones. A Proven Winners/Color Choice® selection.


$26.95, 3 for $75.00
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Small statured plant creates a big impact in the garden from its abundant, long lasting, 6-1/2" long blooms that held upright above the foliage beginning in early summer. Hydrangea 'Munchkin' is a selection of our native Oakleaf Hydrangea. Flowers open white and gradually turn medium pink. Striking foliage is dark green in summer; mahogany-red in fall. Compact form and dense plant habit make it ideally suited for use in smaller landscapes.

$26.95, 3 for $75.00
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A low growing compact Oakleaf Hydrangea that is ideal for small gardens. Dense heads of pure white flowers in midsummer will gradually turn pink as the season progresses. Excellent red foliage in the fall.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Large, upright blooms open white and then transition to a deep pink color. In early summer, Hydrangea 'Queen of Hearts' is covered with 9-inch-long inflorescences held upright above the foliage. It flowers approximately 7 to 10 days later than the typical Oakleaf hydrangea, and the inflorescences remain attractive after those of other cultivars have faded. Rounded habit, heavy flowering. Bold, dark green foliage turns mahogany-red in fall.
Large, 9" long blooms are held upright above the bold, dark green foliage. Long lasting flowers open white in early summer, quickly turn pale pink, and then deepen to rose. Foliage turns mahogany red in fall. Hydrangea 'Ruby Slippers' is a compact growing selection of our native Oakleaf Hydrangea. Good choice for shrub borders, as an accent, or planted in mass.

$26.95, 3 for $75.00
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Bold, dark green, leathery foliage turns a burgundy-scarlet in fall. Large, spectacular, upright panicles of pure white, densely packed flowers grace this selection of our native Oakleaf Hydrangea in early summer. Blooms acquire pink tints as they mature.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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Beautiful creamy white double! Multiple bracts emerge in early summer along the gracefully arching, 12-15" panicles creating a full appearance. Selection of our native Oakleaf Hydrangea. Long lasting blooms plus deeply lobed leaves that turn attractive shades of maroon and purple in autumn. Prefers moist soil and partial shade.

$24.95, 3 for $69.00
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Gold fruit on a compact Winterberry. Color is a true gold, not orange, and is excellent when paired with red fruited varieties. Small white blooms in summer mature to the colorful fruit. Ilex 'Gold Finch' is an easy to grow selection of a native plant. Provides winter food for birds. Grows in wet sites and in average soil too. Salt tolerant as well. Pollinate with a male Ilex variety.
Fragrant lily-like blooms are white with a touch of rose-pink at the base; they open in spring before the leaves emerge. The flowers, comprised of 9 tepals and up to 3" in size, are followed by cylindrical fruits up to 4" long that mature in fall to a bright pink-red as they split open to reveal red seeds. Magnolia cylindrica has dark green foliage that emerges with bronze tints in spring; it turns yellow in fall. Smooth gray bark. Vase-shape habit becomes rounded with age.

This Magnolia species is native to southeastern China; it is sometimes called Huangshan Magnolia because its original territory includes the area around Mt. Haungshan. Matures to 20-30' tall and 10-16' wide.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Palest pink blooms can have more than 40 tepals showing good, thick substance. Magnolia 'Dawn' also has fall interest with leaves changing to yellow and orange tones. Graceful appearance. Grown on own roots.

$28.95, 3 for $80.00
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A profusion of single pink to rose red flowers open from orange-red buds. Round, red, 1/3" persistent fruits provide good fall color. From Father John L. Fiala, Malus 'Cardinal's Robe' is a small, rounded to spreading Crabapple tree with unique stippled cherry-like bark, especially attractive in winter. Dark red-green healthy foliage.

$28.95, 3 for $80.00
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White blooms open from pink buds. Bright red fruit.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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The graceful, weeping branches of this Flowering Crabapple are covered in spring with abundant, semi-double, soft pink blossoms. From Father John L. Fiala, Malus 'Lullaby' has attractive golden-orange fruit in fall and a pleasing garden form for year round beauty.

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Buds are bright carmine, opening to masses of single white flowers. Fruit colors early, lime-chartreuse with rosy cheeks, turning to pale lemon with rose-coral cheeks; it is firm, persistent, and just under 1/2" in diameter. Leaves dark green, excellent disease resistance. From Father John L. Fiala, Malus 'Moonglow' is very attractive in blossom and has uniquely colored fruit. Small, rounded Crabapple tree.

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Graceful spreading variety with clean green foliage. In spring, pink buds open to softer pink blooms. A good display of small, bright red fruit provides welcome fall color and provides winter food for birds.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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Abundant crimson buds open to rich purple-red flowers that are followed by a plentiful display of small 1/2", persistent, bright-red fruit. Disease resistant with good foliage retention during the summer. Blooms a little later in spring than most Crabapples. Rounded habit, will mature to approximately 15-20' tall and wide. Malus 'Prairifire' is an outstanding University of Illinois introduction by Dan Dayton.

$28.95, 3 for $80.00
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Deep red buds open to pink flowers with rose-red edges. Profuse blooms. Dark burgundy 1/2" fruits that persist into winter and attract birds. Its leaves emerge deep purple with maroon veins that remain reddish as the leaves mature to dark green. Malus 'Candymint' matures to a small tree with a low spreading habit that creates an appealing horizontal form.
Sweetly fragrant spring blossoms that are soft pink in bud and open snow-white. Abundant, small (3/8") persistent, ruby-red fruits in fall. Malus Firebird® has a compact habit.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Blazing red color in the fall on a petite grass! Will show some red color among the green blades in summer followed by all-over red color in fall that lasts until frost. Small tufted cream flower plumes in late summer. Use Pennisetum 'Burgundy Bunny' in containers or the front of the border. A Proven Winners® plant selection.

$24.95, 3 for $69.00
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A cloud of soft color and fine texture. Slender blue-gray foliage. Yellow fall color. Also known as Rosemary Willow, this is a large growing shrub or small tree. Can reach 15-20' in height, tolerates vigorous pruning, if desired it may be pruned to 10' or so. Like a typical Willow, this will also tolerate wet spots.

$22.95, 3 for $63.00
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An exciting selection of our native Little Bluestem. Shorter form with silvery blue foliage is graceful and maintains its upright habit. Fall brings subtle mauve purple tones plus silvery seed heads that shine in the low autumn sun. Schizachyrium 'Jazz' is excellent for a sunny mixed border, with other native prairie plants, or in mass with other grasses. Drought resistant.

 
 

 
 

 
 

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Wonderfully fragrant white flowers which open from pink-red buds. Dense, compact, selection produces abundant blooms in spring. Viburnum 'Compactum' has extremely healthy dark green foliage that has beautiful fall color in shades of golden orange to wine red.
Outstanding flowers with a spicy-sweet fragrance. Clusters of white flowers open in spring from reddish-pink buds. Viburnum Spice IslandTM is a selection of the Koreanspice Viburnum with a low, uniform, compact globe habit and dark green satiny leaves which turn rich red in fall. Wonderful choice for a specimen plant near entryways, patios, or windows where the Daphne-like fragrance can be enjoyed. Selected by Mike Yanny in Wisconsin.
Beautiful selection of the Koreanspice Viburnum with dark rose-pink buds that open to fragrant, soft pink flowers in spring. The leaves turn lovely shades of red in fall. Compact growth with good foliage density on this excellent shrub from Mike Yanny in Wisconsin. Plant Viburnum Spiced BouquetTM near the patio where the luxurious flower scent can be fully enjoyed.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Abundant flowers! This Koreanspice Viburnum is noted for its exceptionally heavy flower production. In spring, spicy fragrant flowers develop from pink buds. Forms a dense, rounded deciduous shrub. Healthy dark green leaves turn an attractive wine red color in fall. Outstanding specimen with a plethora of superbly fragrant blossoms. Selected by Mike Yanny in Wisconsin.
Showy, fragrant creamy white blooms in late spring to early summer mature into attractive fruit that changes from green to pink, then red, blue and finally black in fall. A handsome Viburnum with refined, clean foliage that turns shades of deep orange to red in the fall. A selection by Roy Klehm of our native Witherod Viburnum. Attracts birds and butterflies. Tolerant of a wide range of soils including boggy ones.
Clusters of white flowers in late spring. Abundant fruit that changes from green to pink, then red, blue and finally black in fall. Excellent green summer foliage turns shades of deep orange to red in the fall. Good upright growth habit. A selection by Roy Klehm of our native Witherod Viburnum. Attracts birds and butterflies. Tolerant of a wide range of soils including boggy ones.

 
 

 
 

 
 
Creamy white, flat-topped flower clusters in early summer followed by fruit that turns pink to red to blue to black in fall. The persistent clusters of small fruit provide excellent winter interest. Exceptionally dark green leaves turn maroon-red in fall. Attracts birds and butterflies. Viburnum FreedomTM is a selection from Mike Yanny in Wisconsin of the native shrub known as Witherod Viburnum.

 
 

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