Majestic Beauty® Indian Hawthorn
This easy-to-grow and versatile large shrub with handsome, glossy, deep green foliage produces huge clusters of fragrant, pearl-pink flowers in spring. Perfect for planting along driveways and parking medians where reflected heat is an issue. Useful as a background shrub, privacy screen, or small tree with single or multiple trunks. Evergreen.
Aristocrat® Flowering Pear
Vigorous and upright with a dominant central trunk excellent for lining streets or drives or as a specimen for smaller spaces. Adapts to a wide range of soils, including heavy clay. Small white flowers are followed by disease-resistant dark green leaves with a unique wavy edge; becomes reddish-purple in fall. Deciduous.
Invasives in the Trade
Plant exploration has been an alluring and exciting facet of the horticultural world for millennia. Centuries ago, exotic plants moved along the Silk Road between Europe and Asia. During the age of sailing, individuals paid a king’s ransom for rare specimens for their glass houses and royal estates. During the Victorian era, the up-and-coming ...