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  • ‘Limelight’ Panicle Hydrangea

    $39.99$79.99

    ‘Limelight’ Panicle Hydrangea Care

    Planting: Choose a location with well-drained soil and full sunlight to partial shade for your ‘Limelight’ Panicle Hydrangea. Ensure proper spacing to accommodate its mature size, typically around 6 to 8 feet in height and spread.

    Watering: Water your ‘Limelight’ regularly, especially during the first growing season to establish its roots. Once established, it is moderately drought-tolerant but benefits from regular watering, particularly during dry spells.

    Soil: ‘Limelight’ Panicle Hydrangea thrives in well-drained soil with a slightly acidic to neutral pH. Amend heavy or clay soils with organic matter to improve drainage and fertility.

    Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the plant to retain moisture, regulate soil temperature, and suppress weed growth. Keep the mulch a few inches away from the plant’s stems to prevent rot.

    Fertilizing: Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in spring to promote healthy growth and blooming. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for application rates and frequency.

    Pruning: Prune your ‘Limelight’ Panicle Hydrangea in late winter or early spring to maintain its shape and size. Remove any dead, damaged, or crossing branches, and trim back the tips of the branches to encourage bushiness and flowering.

    Protection: ‘Limelight’ Panicle Hydrangea is generally resistant to pests and diseases. However, monitor for common issues such as aphids or powdery mildew, and treat promptly if necessary.

    Winter Care: Provide a layer of mulch around the base of the plant to insulate the roots and protect them from freezing temperatures. Consider wrapping the shrub with burlap in harsh winter climates for additional protection.

  • ‘Walker’s Low’ Catmint #2

    $16.99

    ‘Walker’s Low’ Catmint Care

    Planting: Choose a location with full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil for your ‘Walker’s Low’ Catmint. Ensure proper spacing to accommodate its mature size, typically around 18 to 24 inches in height and spread.

    Watering: Water your ‘Walker’s Low’ Catmint regularly, especially during the first growing season to establish its roots. Once established, it is drought-tolerant and requires occasional watering during prolonged dry spells. Water at the base of the plant to avoid wetting the foliage, which can lead to disease.

    Soil: ‘Walker’s Low’ Catmint prefers well-drained soil with average fertility. Amend heavy or clay soils with organic matter such as compost to improve drainage and soil structure.

    Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the plant to retain moisture, regulate soil temperature, and suppress weed growth. Keep the mulch a few inches away from the plant’s stems to prevent rot and disease.

    Fertilizing: ‘Walker’s Low’ Catmint generally does not require fertilization. However, you can apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in spring if the soil is poor or the plant shows signs of nutrient deficiency.

    Pruning: Deadhead spent flowers to encourage continuous blooming and remove faded foliage to maintain a tidy appearance. Cut back the entire plant to the ground in late fall or early spring to rejuvenate growth.

    Protection: ‘Walker’s Low’ Catmint is generally resistant to pests and diseases. However, monitor for common issues such as aphids or powdery mildew, and treat promptly if necessary with insecticidal soap or fungicide.

    Propagation: ‘Walker’s Low’ Catmint can be propagated by division in early spring or fall. Dig up the plant and separate the root clumps, replanting the divisions in well-prepared soil

  • Astilbe #2

    $16.99

    Astilbe Care

    Planting: Choose a location with partial to full shade and moist, well-drained soil for your astilbe. Avoid areas with heavy clay soil or prolonged exposure to direct sunlight. Plant in early spring or fall, spacing plants 12 to 18 inches apart.

    Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist, especially during hot and dry periods. Water deeply and regularly, providing enough moisture to keep the soil consistently damp but not waterlogged. Mulch around the base of the plant to retain moisture and regulate soil temperature.

    Soil: Astilbes prefer rich, organic soil with a slightly acidic pH. Amend the soil with compost or peat moss before planting to improve fertility and drainage.

    Fertilizing: Fertilize astilbes in early spring with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer or a fertilizer formulated for flowering perennials. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for application rates and frequency.

    Pruning: Deadhead spent flowers to encourage continuous blooming and remove faded foliage to maintain a tidy appearance. Cut back the entire plant to the ground in late fall or early spring to rejuvenate growth.

    Division: Divide astilbe clumps every 3 to 4 years in early spring or fall to maintain vigor and prevent overcrowding. Dig up the plant and separate the root clumps, replanting the divisions in well-prepared soil.

    Protection: Astilbes are generally resistant to pests and diseases, but monitor for common issues such as aphids, slugs, or powdery mildew. Treat promptly with insecticidal soap or fungicide if necessary.

    Winter Care: Mulch around the base of the plant in late fall to provide insulation and protect the roots from freezing temperatures. Remove excess mulch in spring as new growth emerges.

  • Coreopsis ‘Zagreb’ #2

    $16.99

    Coreopsis ‘Zagreb’ Care

    Planting: Choose a location with full sunlight for your Coreopsis ‘Zagreb’. Ensure well-drained soil, as soggy conditions can lead to root rot. Space plants about 12 to 18 inches apart.

    Watering: Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a strong root system. Once established, ‘Zagreb’ Coreopsis is drought-tolerant and only requires watering during prolonged dry spells. Water at the base of the plant to avoid wetting the foliage, which can lead to disease.

    Soil: Coreopsis ‘Zagreb’ prefers well-drained soil of average fertility. It can tolerate poor soils but thrives in amended soil with organic matter such as compost.

    Mulching: Apply a layer of mulch around the base of the plant to conserve moisture, regulate soil temperature, and suppress weed growth. Keep the mulch a few inches away from the plant’s stems to prevent rot and disease.

    Fertilizing: ‘Zagreb’ Coreopsis generally does not require fertilization. However, if the soil is poor, you can apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in spring.

    Pruning: Deadhead spent flowers regularly to encourage continuous blooming throughout the growing season. Cut back the entire plant to about half its height after the first flush of blooms to encourage a second round of flowering.

    Division: Every few years, divide overcrowded clumps of Coreopsis ‘Zagreb’ in spring or fall to rejuvenate the plant and maintain vigor.

    Protection: Coreopsis ‘Zagreb’ is generally resistant to pests and diseases. However, monitor for common issues such as aphids or powdery mildew, and treat promptly if necessary with insecticidal soap or fungicide.

  • Dianthus #2

    $16.99

    Dianthus Care

    Planting: Choose a location with well-drained soil and full sun to partial shade for your Dianthus. Ensure proper spacing to allow air circulation between plants. Plant in spring or fall, spacing plants about 6 to 12 inches apart.

    Watering: Water your Dianthus regularly, especially during dry spells. Provide enough water to keep the soil consistently moist, but avoid overwatering, as Dianthus is susceptible to root rot in soggy conditions. Water at the base of the plant to avoid wetting the foliage, which can lead to disease.

    Soil: Dianthus prefers well-drained soil with good fertility. Amend heavy or clay soils with organic matter such as compost to improve drainage and soil structure.

    Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the plant to retain moisture, regulate soil temperature, and suppress weed growth. Keep the mulch a few inches away from the plant’s stems to prevent rot and disease.

    Fertilizing: Fertilize Dianthus in spring with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer or a fertilizer formulated for flowering perennials. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for application rates and frequency.

    Pruning: Deadhead spent flowers regularly to encourage continuous blooming throughout the growing season. Cut back the entire plant after the first flush of blooms to promote bushy growth and a second round of flowering.

    Protection: Dianthus is generally resistant to pests and diseases. However, monitor for common issues such as aphids or powdery mildew, and treat promptly if necessary with insecticidal soap or fungicide.

    Winter Care: In colder climates, apply a layer of mulch around the base of the plant in late fall to provide insulation and protect the roots from freezing temperatures.

  • Dorothy Wyckoff Andromeda

    $39.99$79.99

    Dorothy Wyckoff Andromeda Care

    Planting: Choose a location with well-drained, acidic soil and partial shade to full sunlight for your Dorothy Wyckoff Andromeda. Ensure proper spacing to accommodate its mature size, typically around 3 to 4 feet in height and spread.

    Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist, especially during dry spells and the plant’s establishment period. Water deeply and regularly, allowing the soil to dry slightly between waterings. Avoid waterlogging, as it can lead to root rot.

    Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the plant to retain soil moisture, regulate temperature, and suppress weed growth. Maintain a mulch depth of 2 to 3 inches, keeping it away from the plant’s stem to prevent rot.

    Fertilizing: Fertilize Dorothy Wyckoff Andromeda in spring with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer formulated for acid-loving plants. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for application rates and frequency.

    Pruning: Prune your Andromeda after flowering to maintain its shape and remove any dead, damaged, or overgrown branches. Avoid heavy pruning, as it may reduce flowering in the following season.

    Protection: Protect your Dorothy Wyckoff Andromeda from harsh winter winds and extreme temperatures by providing shelter or wrapping it with burlap. Mulching around the base of the plant can also help insulate the roots.

    Pest and Disease Control: Monitor for common pests such as lacebugs and diseases such as leaf spot. Treat any infestations or infections promptly with appropriate insecticides or fungicides.

    Winter Care: Ensure your Andromeda is adequately watered and mulched before the onset of winter to protect its roots from freezing temperatures. Consider providing additional protection for young or vulnerable plants during harsh winters.

  • Endless Summer® Macrophylla Hydrangea

    $39.99$79.99

    Endless Summer® Macrophylla Hydrangea Care

    Planting: Choose a location with well-drained soil and partial shade for your Endless Summer® Macrophylla Hydrangea. Ensure proper spacing to accommodate its mature size, typically around 3 to 5 feet in height and spread.

    Watering: Water your Endless Summer® regularly, especially during the first growing season to establish its roots. Once established, it is moderately drought-tolerant but benefits from regular watering, particularly during dry spells.

    Soil: Endless Summer® Macrophylla Hydrangea thrives in rich, well-drained soil with a slightly acidic to neutral pH. Amend heavy or clay soils with organic matter to improve drainage and fertility.

    Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the plant to retain moisture, regulate soil temperature, and suppress weed growth. Keep the mulch a few inches away from the plant’s stems to prevent rot.

    Fertilizing: Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in spring to promote healthy growth and blooming. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for application rates and frequency.

    Pruning: Prune your Endless Summer® Macrophylla Hydrangea as needed to maintain its shape and size. Remove any dead, damaged, or crossing branches, and trim back the tips of the branches after flowering to encourage bushiness and flowering on new wood.

    Protection: Endless Summer® Macrophylla Hydrangea is generally resistant to pests and diseases. However, monitor for common issues such as aphids or powdery mildew, and treat promptly if necessary.

    Winter Care: Provide a layer of mulch around the base of the plant to insulate the roots and protect them from freezing temperatures. Consider wrapping the shrub with burlap in harsh winter climates for additional protection.

  • Green Velvet Boxwood

    $34.99$69.99

    Green Velvet Boxwood Care

    Planting: Choose a location with well-drained soil and partial to full sunlight for your Green Velvet Boxwood. Ensure the soil is fertile and moist but well-draining. Plant the shrubs with enough space between each plant to accommodate their mature size.

    Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist, especially during the shrub’s establishment period and dry spells. Water deeply and infrequently, ensuring the root zone is thoroughly soaked. Avoid overwatering, as it can lead to root rot.

    Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the shrubs, extending out to the drip line. Mulch helps retain soil moisture, regulate temperature, and suppress weeds. Keep the mulch a few inches away from the stems to prevent rot.

    Fertilizing: Green Velvet Boxwood shrubs generally don’t require heavy fertilization. Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in spring to provide nutrients. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for application rates.

    Pruning: Prune your Green Velvet Boxwood shrubs in late winter or early spring to maintain their desired shape and size. Remove any dead, damaged, or diseased branches, and lightly shape the shrubs to encourage dense growth.

    Protection: Protect young shrubs from harsh weather conditions, strong winds, and extreme temperatures. Consider using burlap or other protective covers to shield them during winter.

    Pest and Disease Control: Monitor for common pests like boxwood leafminers and boxwood mites, as well as diseases like boxwood blight and leaf spot. Treat infestations promptly with appropriate insecticides or fungicides.

    Winter Care: Green Velvet Boxwood shrubs are generally hardy, but providing some winter protection, such as mulching around the base or wrapping with burlap, can help prevent winter damage.

  • Japanese Maple 24-30″

    $299.99

    Japanese Maple Care

    Light: Japanese Maples thrive in partial shade to full sun, depending on the variety. In hotter climates, provide afternoon shade to prevent leaf scorching. Variegated varieties may require more sun to maintain their color.

    Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water deeply and thoroughly, especially during dry spells or hot weather. Mulch around the base of the tree to retain soil moisture and regulate temperature.

    Soil: Japanese Maples prefer well-draining, slightly acidic soil rich in organic matter. Amend heavy clay soils with compost or peat moss to improve drainage and fertility.

    Fertilization: Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer formulated for trees and shrubs in early spring before new growth emerges. Avoid high-nitrogen fertilizers, as they can promote excessive foliage growth at the expense of overall health.

    Pruning: Prune Japanese Maples sparingly to maintain their natural form and structure. Remove dead, diseased, or crossing branches in late winter or early spring. Lightly shape the tree to enhance its aesthetic appeal, but avoid heavy pruning, especially in summer.

    Protection: Protect Japanese Maples from harsh winds and frost, especially in winter. Consider wrapping young trees with burlap or providing a windbreak to prevent winter damage.

    Pests and Diseases: Keep an eye out for common pests such as aphids, scale insects, and caterpillars, which may infest Japanese Maples. Treat infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or horticultural oil. Watch for signs of fungal diseases such as powdery mildew or verticillium wilt, and ensure good air circulation around the tree to prevent disease development.

    Winter Care: In colder climates, provide extra protection for Japanese Maples during winter. Mulch around the base of the tree to insulate the roots and prevent frost heaving. Avoid heavy pruning in fall, as it can stimulate new growth susceptible to winter damage.

  • Osmanthus ‘Goshiki’ (False Holly) #3

    $39.99

    Osmanthus ‘Goshiki’ Care

    Planting: Choose a location with well-drained soil and partial to full sunlight for your ‘Goshiki’. Ensure proper spacing to accommodate its mature size, typically around 3 to 5 feet in height and spread.

    Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist, especially during dry spells and the plant’s establishment period. Water deeply and regularly, allowing the soil to dry slightly between waterings. Avoid waterlogging, as it can lead to root rot.

    Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the plant to retain soil moisture, regulate temperature, and suppress weed growth. Maintain a mulch depth of 2 to 3 inches, keeping it away from the plant’s stem to prevent rot.

    Fertilizing: Fertilize ‘Goshiki’ in spring with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer formulated for shrubs. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for application rates and frequency.

    Pruning: Prune your Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Goshiki’ as needed to maintain its shape and remove any dead, damaged, or overgrown branches. Light pruning after flowering can help encourage bushy growth and maintain the plant’s appearance.

    Protection: Protect your ‘Goshiki’ from harsh winter winds and extreme temperatures by providing shelter or wrapping it with burlap. Mulching around the base of the plant can also help insulate the roots.

    Pest and Disease Control: Monitor for common pests such as scale insects and diseases such as leaf spot. Treat any infestations or infections promptly with appropriate insecticides or fungicides.

    Winter Care: Ensure your ‘Goshiki’ is adequately watered and mulched before the onset of winter to protect its roots from freezing temperatures. Consider providing additional protection for young or vulnerable plants during harsh winters.

  • Rhododendron ‘Roseum Elegans’ #3

    $39.99

    Rhododendron ‘Roseum Elegans’ Care

    Planting: Choose a location with well-drained, acidic soil and partial shade for your Rhododendron ‘Roseum Elegans’. Ensure proper spacing to accommodate its mature size, typically around 6 to 8 feet in height and spread.

    Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist, especially during dry spells and the plant’s establishment period. Water deeply and infrequently, ensuring the root zone is thoroughly soaked. Avoid waterlogging, as it can lead to root rot.

    Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the plant to retain soil moisture, regulate temperature, and suppress weed growth. Maintain a mulch depth of 2 to 3 inches, keeping it away from the plant’s stem to prevent rot.

    Fertilizing: Fertilize ‘Roseum Elegans’ in spring with a slow-release, acidic fertilizer formulated for Rhododendrons. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for application rates and frequency.

    Pruning: Prune your Rhododendron ‘Roseum Elegans’ after flowering to remove spent blooms and maintain its shape. Avoid heavy pruning, as it may reduce flowering in the following season.

    Protection: Protect your plant from harsh winter winds and extreme temperatures by providing shelter or wrapping it with burlap. Mulching around the base of the plant can also help insulate the roots.

    Pest and Disease Control: Monitor for common pests such as lacebugs and diseases such as powdery mildew. Treat any infestations or infections promptly with appropriate insecticides or fungicides.

    Winter Care: Ensure your Rhododendron ‘Roseum Elegans’ is adequately watered and mulched before the onset of winter to protect its roots from freezing temperatures. Consider providing additional protection for young or vulnerable plants during harsh winters.

  • Wintergem Boxwood

    $34.99$69.99

    Wintergem Boxwood Care

    Planting: Choose a location with well-drained soil and partial to full sunlight for your Wintergem Boxwood. Ensure the soil is fertile and moist but well-draining. Plant the shrubs with enough space between each plant to accommodate their mature size.

    Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist, especially during the shrub’s establishment period and dry spells. Water deeply and infrequently, ensuring the root zone is thoroughly soaked. Avoid overwatering, as it can lead to root rot.

    Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the shrubs, extending out to the drip line. Mulch helps retain soil moisture, regulate temperature, and suppress weeds. Keep the mulch a few inches away from the stems to prevent rot.

    Fertilizing: Wintergem Boxwood shrubs generally don’t require heavy fertilization. Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in spring to provide nutrients. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for application rates.

    Pruning: Prune your Wintergem Boxwood shrubs in late winter or early spring to maintain their desired shape and size. Remove any dead, damaged, or diseased branches, and lightly shape the shrubs to encourage dense growth.

    Protection: Protect young shrubs from harsh weather conditions, strong winds, and extreme temperatures. Consider using burlap or other protective covers to shield them during winter.

    Pest and Disease Control: Monitor for common pests like boxwood leafminers and boxwood mites, as well as diseases like boxwood blight and leaf spot. Treat infestations promptly with appropriate insecticides or fungicides.

    Winter Care: Wintergem Boxwood shrubs are generally hardy, but providing some winter protection, such as mulching around the base or wrapping with burlap, can help prevent winter damage.