Debonair® ('Morris') Pondcypress has delicate ferny foliage and a very perfect upright habit. Taxodium ascendens Debonair® is a deciduous conifer and was introduced by Earl Cully and the Morris Arboretum, where the huge parent plant is. It is wet site tolerant.
National Road™ Pondcypress was found by Earl Cully (the father of Betula nigra Heritage®) growing beside the old National Road in Norwich, Ohio. He chose it for its obvious excellent cold tolerance (it had been there since the 1830s) and beautiful pyramidal shape. The deciduous foliage is fern-like and a soft green. The fall color is shades of amber and tan, falling to make a delicate tan rug under the tree. Taxodium National Road™ is tolerant of a wide range of conditions, from wet to dry and sun to partial shade.
'Nutans' Pondcypress has short, horizontal branching with pendulous, delicate fern-like foliage. Taxodium ascendens 'Nutans' has an upright and narrow habit, very unusual and showy in the landscape. A deciduous conifer with beautiful orange buff fall color. It is wet site tolerant.
PRN Preferred: The most beautiful fern-like foliage of all the Pondcypresses we grow.
'Emerald Shadow' was found by the great nurseryman Don Shadow in a block of seedlings on his nursery while hunting rabbits with his grandson Elijah. He was struck by its extremely uniform upright habit, as well as its beautiful deep green foliage color. The deciduous ferny foliage turns a lovely amber yellow in the fall before dropping, leaving behind a beautifully uniform silhouette in winter. Taxodium 'Emerald Shadow' is both salt and wet site tolerant.
Green Whisper® (‘JFS-SGPN’) Baldcypress is an introduction by JF Schmidt + Sons Nursery. Taxodium distichum Green Whisper® is pyramidal in habit and covered with soft green deciduous foliage in summer. The fall color is very attractive as well, in shades of russet and orange. Green Whisper® Baldcypress tolerates a wide range of soil conditions, including wet, dry and clay soils.
Lindsey's Skyward™ Bald Cypress is a very columnar deciduous conifer that is considered a dwarf Taxodium. The fern-like needles emerge in lovely shades of soft green, displayed on very upward facing branches. As the summer progresses the foliage deepens to dark green, followed by amber and copper colors for an extended period in autumn. Winter interest is provided by the dramatic symmetrical columnar habit, after the needles have fallen to make a showy bronze carpet. Taxodium distichum Lindsey's Skyward™ is an excellent choice for compact sites as well as wet sites. It has a non-aggressive root system with no surface roots or knees. Found as a chance seedling by the Oklahoma nurseryman Robert Michael Lindsey.
Shawnee Brave™ ('Mickelson') Baldcypress is a beautiful deciduous conifer, with soft green foliage in spring and summer. The leaves turn an attractive, reddish tan in fall before dropping. Form is very attractive in winter because of its extreme regularity and perfect straight trunk. Extremely tolerant of salt and wet sites, also makes an excellent narrow street tree. High ecological value for birds, moths, ducks, beetles, mammals. An Earl Cully introduction.
Germander is an evergreen shrub-like plant with small shiny green scalloped leaves. It flowers in mid to late summer with short spikes of rosy purple which are attractive to insects. Teucrium chamaedrys can be made into a short hedge in a formal garden setting because it takes trimming very well. Prefers a dry site.
Creeping Thyme forms a dark green evergreen mat that becomes covered with pinkish fuchsia flowers in early summer, Fall foliage is an attractive bronze. Great for stepping stone areas, and it prefers dry sites. Aromatic foliage.
Woolly Thyme has tiny grayish green leaves that look like they're covered with soft silky fur. Insignificant pink flowers are of use to honeybees, but the mat-forming foliage is what makes it good for paths and rock gardens. Needs a sunny well-drained site.
'Brandywine' Foamflower has beautiful light green leaves with distinct red center blotches. The flowers are lovely white spires held above the ground-hugging foliage, and they persist for up to 8 weeks in April and May. Tiarella cordifolia 'Brandywine' sends out short runners in both spring and fall, so it makes a good shade groundcover. The fall and winter color is an attractive bronze. Attracts specialist bee species and other pollinators. Sinclair Adams of Dunvegan Nursery introduced this native beauty as a part of his Pennsylvania River Series.
PRN Preferred: An excellent dry shade groundcover, with wonderful flowers and foliage.
'Running Tapestry' Foamflower has white flowers in spring over bronze speckled green foliage. Tiarella cordifolia 'Running Tapestry' is a running form and makes an excellent woodland groundcover. Attracts specialist bee species and other pollinators. A Jim Plyler (Mr. Native Plant) find in PA.
The pinkish white flowers of 'Candy Striper' Foamflower appear over deeply incised green leaves with dark maroon stripes down the center of each lobe. The foliage is just as showy as the flower and the bloom period extends from late April through May.
The white flowers of 'Jeepers Creepers' Foamflower are produced for a long time in spring and summer, and it has blackish purple markings on shiny lobed green foliage. Tiarella x 'Jeepers Creepers' is a creeping form.
'Pink Skyrocket' Foamflower has pink flowers in spring and summer over green foliage. It is a clump form which blooms for a long time. Its flowers are among the showiest of the Tiarellas.
PRN Preferred: The pinkest flowers on any Tiarellas we grow.
‘Green Mountain’ Silver Linden is a beautiful shade tree, with dark green leaves that have showy silver undersides. The oval silhouette is very regular, and makes a handsome street tree or specimen shade tree. Tilia tomentosa ‘Green Mountain’ blooms in July, producing plentiful inconspicuous flowers which have a lovely strong fragrance, very attractive to bees and pollinators. Silver Lindens have excellent tolerance of urban conditions, and good resistance to Japanese beetles and aphids. This is Dr. Michael Dirr’s favorite Tilia tomentosa. Introduced by William Flemer III.
'Gilt Edge' Toad Lily has similar flowers to T. 'Samurai', but the foliage is distinctive with creamy yellow borders on the green leaves. The exotic orchid like blooms are pink and white with large purple spots and are produced from late summer to early fall along the stems. Tricyrtis formosana 'Gilt Edge' performs best in average to moist shade, expanding to form a wide showy patch. A Terra Nova introduction.