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Habranthus robustus, Rainlily Habranthus brachyandrus, Pink Rainlily

(zone 6-9)-  This South American native bulb has narrow, strap-like foliage.  The impressive pale pink flowers are very showy in late summer after a good rainfall. These can be induced to bloom by watering after a dry period, can be grown in pots, and are very pest resistant. Regular irrigation will not get them to bloom more.  Photo credit:  Green Nurseries

Our Price: $6.00
Caryopteris divaricata 'Snow Fairy', Variegated Bluebeard Caryopteris divaricata 'Snow Fairy', Variegated Bluebeard

(zone 5-9)-  A Japanese selection of the Himalayan native "perennial Bluebeard".  The variegated foliage has a pungent smell, which repels all pests away, including deer.  In late summer small clusters of blue flowers appear, creating a blue haze above the bright foliage.  Post frost you can cut it to the ground, as it will return in spring, creating a rounded bush of 2-3' tall and wide.  Plant in part to full sun, with moist well drained soil. [4'T X 3'W]

Our Price: $12.00
Magnolia macrophylla var ashei, Bigleaf Magnolia Magnolia macrophylla var asheii

(zone 5-9)- A rare southeastern native Magnolia. Eventually this becomes a medium-sized tree with the largest leaves and flowers of any native plant. This is often used as a tropical accent in the garden. This blooms in late spring and likes a moist site. Flowers at a very young age and always attracts a lot of attention. The flowers are more than 1' wide and are very fragrant! [50'T X 30'W]
Price is for plant in 1 quart pot.

Our Price: $12.00
Calocedrus decurrens Calocedrus decurrens

Evergreen conifer
Upright branching that is narrow-columnar
Very A

Common Name: incense cedar,

Type: Needled evergreen
Family: Cupressaceae
Zone: 5 to 8
Height: 30.00 to 50.00 feet
Spread: 8.00 to 10.00 feet
Bloom Description: Non-flowering
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Water: Medium
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Hedge
Leaf: Fragrant, Evergreen
Sold in Tree Tubes

Our Price: $12.00
Cephalotaxus harringtonia Cephalotaxus harringtonia

(zone 6-9)- This is a tough, stress-resistant conifer that can be grown in full sun to dense shade. The growing habit is low and prostrate. Great plant for low foundations, edge of the border or to fall over a wall. Very easy to grow! [2'T x4'W]

Our Price: $20.00
Cupressus X leylandii 'Weeping Leyland' Cupressus X leylandii 'Weeping Leyland'

(zone 5-9) A weeping selection of the Leyland Cypress, suitable as a single specimen in the landscape. The form is graceful and the habit is upright and vigorous. Plant in full sun and well-drained soil. [40T X 20W]

Our Price: $20.00
Cryptomeria japonica 'Champagne' Cryptomeria japonica 'Champagne'

(zone 6-9)- 'Champagne' a variegated sport of 'Nana Albospica' which grows quite a bit faster. Our ten year old plant is about 6 feet tall. Partial shade is best so it doesn't burn but still turns white.

Our Price: $25.00
Epimedium pinnatum ssp. colchicum, Fairy Wings Epimedium pinnatum ssp. colchicum, Fairy Wings

This is a good choice as a slow growing spreading evergreen ground cover.   In early spring, bright yellow flowers are held above the glossy foliage.   This comes from Turkey and the Republic of Georgia.

Zone 5

Our Price: $25.00
Thujopsis dolobrata 'Jurassic Park' Thujopsis dolobrata 'Jurassic Park'

'Jurassic Park' is a selection of Hiba arborvitae with especially thick and enlarged leaf scales which give it a primitive look. We obtained cuttings from the Unique Plant here in Chapel Hill where their plant grows in full sun. 'Jurassic Park' is a much better grower and more tolerant of less than ideal sites compared with other Thujopsis. Normally I would place Thujopsis in a partially shaded location and sometimes establishing the plant is still difficult.

Our Price: $25.00
Magnolia x 'Stellar Ruby' Magnolia x 'Stellar Ruby'

(zone 7) This evergreen Magnolia was selected for use as a screening plant in shade or sun. The plant has rapid growth and is very dense even in shade. The cross made by the late Bill Smith crossed Magnolia figo v skinneriana with Magnolia figo v crassipes. The small pink to ruby flowers are highly fragrant and appear in late spring with occasional blooms through the summer. This plant will be patented.

Our Price: $25.00
Cryptomeria japonica 'Golden Promise' Cryptomeria japonica 'Golden Promise'

(zone 6-9)-  'Golden Promise' appears to be similar to 'Vilmoriniana' with a frosting of cream on the branch tips.   This develops into a bun shape with tight stiff branches, and has a slow growing habit.  We have noted that in the nursery it seems to appreciate extra water and afternoon shade, as the bright white tips will burn in too much exposure.  This is a very unique and interesting cultivar, well worth growing.  [2'T x 2'W]

Our Price: $30.00
Amorphophallus konjac, Voodoo Lily Amorphophallus konjac, Voodoo Lily

This is a bizarre aroid with a single, huge 3-4 foot diameter leaf with about 150 leaflets, and a giant 5-6 foot tall flower stalk that grows from the dry corm (without roots) indoors in the late winter or April outdoors.   Plant these quite deep for winter hardiness.   Be prepared for the floral scent!  It's fly pollinated.  These are budded corms.

Zone 7

Our Price: $30.00
Cedrus deodara 'Eisregen', Hardy Deodar Cedar Cedrus deodara 'Eisregen', Hardy Deodar Cedar

(zone 6-9)-   Karl Fuchs collected seeds of this species in the mountains of Afghanistan and named several selections for extra cold hardiness. This one has very blue needles and pictures show an open growing tree with a narrow conical habit.  [50'T x 25'W]

Our Price: $30.00
Magnolia kobus v. loebneri 'Powder Puff' Magnolia x loebneri 'Donna'

(zone 5-8)- This cultivar has larger flowers (67 in diameter) which open flatter than most M. loebneri cultivars. It arose as a seedling from open-pollinated M. kobus var. stellata, and was selected and registered by Harry Heineman. The white flowers are very pretty and bloom in early spring. [15'T X 12'W]

Our Price: $30.00
Taxodium distichum 'Mr. Twister' Taxodium distichum 'Mr. Twister'

NEW Taxodium distichum Mr. Twister (zone 5-10) A semi-dwarf variety with beautiful light green foliage with
a soft texture. Grows best in moist to wet soils[10T X 10W] $30

Our Price: $30.00
Aucuba japonica var. borealis 'Sea of Japan' Aucuba japonica var. borealis 'Sea of Japan'

(zone 7-9)-  This Camellia Forest introduction is a male clone with short, dark green shiny leaves.  The plant is quite attractive and very compact, growing about 3 inches per year.   This is a heavy bloomer of deep maroon 4 petaled flowers and is necessary for pollination of female clones for berry set.   Grow in part to full shade with moist, well-drained soil.  Protect from deer, as these are favored by them!  [3'T X 3'W]

Our Price: $35.00
Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Stoneham', Golden Hinoki Cypress Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Stoneham', Dwarf Hinoki Cypress

(zone 5-9)- This is a very slow growing Hinoki Cypress. The dense, mounding habit makes it a great specimen for trough or container gardens. Prefers full sun to part shade and moist, well-drained soil. [1'T x 1'W]

Price is for a 4 quart plant.

Our Price: $35.00
Picea abies 'Tompa', Dwarf Norway Spruce Picea abies 'Tompa', Dwarf Norway Spruce

(zone 3-7)- This is a globose dwarf with good dark green needle color. This originated at Barabit's Nursery in Hungary. Hardy to USDA Zone 3 [4'T X 4'W]
Price is for a plant in a 4 quart pot.

Our Price: $35.00
Tsuga canadensis 'Humphrey Welch', Minature Hemlock Tsuga canadensis 'Humphrey Welch', Minature Hemlock

(zone 4-8)- A cute dwarf conifer perfect for a trough or rock garden. This has tiny leaves and grows very slowly. [4'T X 4'W]
Price is for a plant in a 4 quart pot.

Our Price: $35.00
Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Fastigiata', plum yew Cephalotaxus harringtonia 'Fastigiata', plum yew

(zone 6-9)- Plum yews are wonderful yew look-alikes that are, among other things, highly deer resistant and very heat tolerant. This form is broadly upright, perhaps 4'-6' tall in ten years with a mature height of 10' or more, 2/3's of that in width. Did I mention these plants are very heat tolerant? Another bonus, it grows well in full sun to dense shade, making it a must have for most gardeners! [10'T x 6'W]

Our Price: $35.00
Picea orientalis 'Skylands' Picea orientalis 'Skylands'

(zone 4-7)-  One of the most attractive conifers available!  The exterior needles are bright yellow in full sun or yellow-green in part shade, which contrast well against the interior needles of green.  The foliage may burn in full sun locations in hot summer climates, so we recommend morning exposure and well-drained soil for best performance.  Generally it prefers cooler, less humid climates, but requires some protection from cold winter winds in the north.  In spring, attractive red pollen cones provide interesting and showy contrast with the yellow foliage.  Grafts [35T x 15W]

Our Price: $40.00
Cedrus deodara 'Electra', Blue Deodar Cedar Cedrus deodara 'Electra', Blue Deodar Cedar

(zone 6a-8b)-  A dense, pyramidal, slow growing conifer perfect for the sunny rock garden.  The habit is compact and upright.   Brilliant blue needles add color and texture.  This is a wonderful specimen for small gardens, containers, or bonsai.  [10T X 6W]

Our Price: $40.00
Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Stoneham', Golden Hinoki Cypress Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Stoneham', Dwarf Hinoki Cypress

(zone 5-9)- This is a very slow growing Hinoki Cypress. The dense, mounding habit makes it a great specimen for trough or container gardens. Prefers full sun to part shade and moist, well-drained soil. [1'T x 1'W]

Price is for a 6 quart plant.

Our Price: $45.00
Cedrus deodara 'Feelin' Blue', Deodar Cedar Cedrus deodara 'Feeling Blue', Deodar Cedar

(zone 7)-  A unique dwarf spreading evergreen with bluish-green needles. The lowest of the dwarf forms that rarely develops a leader. A wonderful specimen for smaller spaces, rock gardens and containers.  The needles are powder blue colored, and grow in dense bunches along the branches.  Full sun to part shade and well-drained soil will result in best growth.  Generally the deer stay away from Cedrus, though we do not refer to any plant as "deer proof".  [8'T X 8'W]

Our Price: $45.00
Abies firma, Japanese Fir Abies firma, Japanese Fir

(zone 5-9)-  This is a very heat tolerant fir that I have seen growing in southern Alabama quite happily.   The foliage is a wonderful dark green and the tree is quite fast-growing.   This can be used as understock for other fir species which allows some other species to be grown successfully in the South.   A must have for southern conifer collectors.  

[100'T x 30'W]

Our Price: $60.00
Abies koreana 'Aurea' Abies koreana 'Aurea'

These grow 3-4 inches per year in NC, but will grow significantly faster in cooler climates. The distinctive characteristic of this cultivar is the golden-yellow color in the spring that fades to a light green in the winter. [10 quart pot]

Our Price: $60.00