Lilac with shiny violet new leaves, deep purple stems, raspberry-purple buds and fragrant
violet flowers. Leaf petioles remain violet well into the summer. The dense, upright habit makes it
a great choice for a hedge.
Malus ‘DurLawrence’ Courageous
The Courageous ornamental crabapple has pink flowers and bronzy green leaves that emerge a maroon colour during original flush and second growth in mid-summer. A small number of very tiny fruit appear in late summer, and they contain no seed and discreetly dry up and drop. Grows to 6-8 m in height and 4-5 m in width. Hardiness: 2. Bylands Nurseries
‘El Madrigal’ Firefly Nightglow
Intensely yellow flowers from spring through summer glow
bright against the dark red foliage, becoming more intense
as the season progresses. Grows to a height of 1 m
with a spread of 1 m.
Hardiness: 4. Hillen Nursery, J.C. Bakker, Van Belle Nurseries
Weigela ‘WoF/R’ Datenight Strobe
Bright pink flowers against green and bronze - then orange - then crimson red foliage. Grows three feet tall and wide. Hardiness: 4. J.C. Bakker & Sons, Bloomin’ Easy
Magnolia x ‘Cameo’
Blooms are reddish purple exterior and a clean white flushed red-purple interior. It has a pyramidal- round habit and prefers full sun. Grows to a height of 4 m
and a spread of 3 m.
Hardiness: 5. Hillen Nursery
Unique purple blooms on sturdy stems that bloom from summer through frost. Grows to a height of 1 m and a spread of 1 m. Hardiness: 3. Proven Winners,
Hillen Nursery, Bylands Nurseries, Canadale Nurseries, Sheridan Nurseries
A very dwarf form of ninebark, Little Angel has orange-red
foliage in spring that darkens to burgundy in summer.
White flowers bloom in summer, followed by dark fruit.
Grows to a height of 60 cm with a spread of 30 cm.
Hardiness: 6. Hillen Nursery
Dwarf hydrangea with white mophead flowers that age to shades of green and pink. Grows to a height of 75 cm with a spread of 75 cm.
‘NCHA5’ Invincibelle Wee White
Hardiness: 3. Proven Winners, Canadale Nurseries, Byland Nurseries, Hillen Nursery,
This compact pearl bush promises a reliable flower display from one year to the next. In late spring, white flower buds swell from the soil line to the tips of every branch – opening to bright, cup-shaped flowers that continue blooming for three to four weeks. Grows three to four feet tall and wide.
Hardiness: 4. Plants Nouveau