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Abelia grandiflora – Glossy Abelia

Abelia grandiflora – Glossy Abelia

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – gracefully arching shrub displays bright glossy foliage, with bell shaped white fragrant flowers. Grows 4’-6’ tall, blooms in late spring throughout summer, considered semi-evergreen.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to part shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – well drained soils, normal watering
Long Island Nursery Plants Use as hedging or in perennial garden

 

Crimson-Barberry

Berberis thunbergii ‘Crimson Pygmy’ - Crimson Pygmy Barberry √

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – beautiful deep ruby red foliage that remains all season. Branches are slender and spiny with thorns. Produces bright red berries from late fall to winter.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to light shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – normal to dry
Long Island Nursery Plants Use in groups as borders
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Cornus alba argento-marginata ‘Elegantissima’ – Variegated Red Twig Dogwood

Cornus alba argento-marginata ‘Elegantissima’ – Variegated Red Twig Dogwood

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – shrub with upright blood red stems, great winter interest. Gray green leaves with irregular creamy white margins. Produces white flowers that grow 6’-8’ tall.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to part shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – well drained soils, normal watering
Long Island Nursery Plants Plant in groups as a border or in a perennial bed

 

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 Cottoneaster

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – rigorous spreading shrub with small green leaves and produces pink or white flowers and red berries in the fall with an arching form.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to part shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture –  moist, well drained soil
Long Island Nursery Plants Use as borders

 

Euonymous alatus ‘Compacta’ – Dwarf Burning Bush

Euonymous alatus ‘Compacta’ – Dwarf Burning Bush

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – compact mounded form displays attractive rich green leaves spring through summer. The foliage turns vibrant red in the fall and grows 6’-8’ tall, produces small red berries.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to part shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – well drained moist soils, normal watering
Long Island Nursery Plants Use as natural hedge

 

Eupatorium rugosum ‘Chocolate’ – Chocolate Mist Flower

Eupatorium rugosum ‘Chocolate’ – Chocolate Mist Flower

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – has a shiny, deep purple stem with crinkled reddish chocolate leaves. Produces tiny white flowers at the stem tips in late summer. Grows 36”-50” tall.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to part shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – well drained moist soils, normal watering
Long Island Nursery Plants Use in perennial borders

 

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 Forsythia intermedia 'Lynnwood Gold' - Forsythia

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – these early bloomers have showy yellow flowers. Fast growing with upright arching form. Grows 6-8' tall.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture –  well drained soil
Long Island Nursery Plants Use as borders for privacy

 

Hydrangea anomala – Climbing Hydrangea

Hydrangea anomala – Climbing Hydrangea

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – a vigorous, sprawling, deciduous vine that clings and climbs by aerial rootlets. Heart-shaped, serrate, lustrous, dark green leaves. Features flattened clusters of fragrant, white flowers in a lacecap configuration.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – part shade to full shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – prefers well drained soil
Long Island Nursery Plants Great by pergolas and chimneys

 

Hydrangea macrophylla - Hydrangea

Hydrangea macrophylla - Hydrangea

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – this flowering shrub comes in a wide range of textures, colors and sizes. Foliage is dark green on long upright stems that produce continuous large mop, ball or flat head flowers. Some varieties include ‘Nikko Blue’, ‘Blue Lace Cap’ and ‘Merritt’s Supreme’.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to full shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – drought tolerant, prefers normal watering
Long Island Nursery Plants Use in perennial borders, beds, and cut flowers
Hydrangea - Annabelle Hydrangea - Glowing Embers Hydrangea - Nikko Blue
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Hydrangea quercifolia - Oakleaf Hydrangea

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – produces white flowers in clusters then fades to pinkish brown in fall. Leathery leaves are large and turn purple or red in the fall. Grows 4-6' tall.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to full shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – drought tolerant, prefers normal watering
Long Island Nursery Plants Use in perennial borders, beds, and cut flowers
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Hypericum perforatum - St. Johnswort

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – features large, rose like 5 petaled yellow flowers from July to August, oval distinctively veined leaves are dark green. Grows 2' tall and 2' wide.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to part shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture –  prefers moist well drained soil
Long Island Nursery Plants Use in beds as borders and on hillsides.

 

Knockout Roses

Knockout Roses

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – a shrub rose that grows about 3 feet tall and wide. It produces terminal clusters of single, 3-inch diameter cherry red blooms. As long as it continues to grow through the summer, it will continue to bloom.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – prefers well drained soil, drought tolerant
Long Island Nursery Plants Great in rose gardens and perennial beds
Knockout Roses - Pink Knockout Roses - Yellow Knockout Roses - Rainbow
Leucothoe ‘Rainbow’ - Leucothoe

Leucothoe ‘Rainbow’ - Leucothoe

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – graceful evergreen shrub with striking red stems and multi colored leaves. Produces showy clusters of cascading white flowers. Grows 3’-5’ tall.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – part shade to full shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – well drained soils, normal watering
Long Island Nursery Plants Use as mass plantings in beds & borders

 

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 Lonicera japonica - Japanese Honeysuckle

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – high climbing twiny vine up to 20' long with smooth glossy leaves and 2-4 flowered clusters of red, yellow or white tubular blooms.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to light shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – moist, well drained soil
Long Island Nursery Plants Use on arbors and fences

 

rugosa-rose

Rugosa Rose

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – flowers are shades of pink or white, they may be single or double. Foliage is leathery, giving a distinctive texture. Grows 4-6' tall.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to part shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture –  prefers moist well drained soil
Long Island Nursery Plants Use as borders for mass groupings

 

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Skimmia japonica - Japanese Skimmia

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – dense rounded dome shape, simple medium green leaves, foliage yellows with winter sun. Glossy red maroon buds open to creamy white flowers. Grows 3-4' tall.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – partial shade to full shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – well drained soil
Long Island Nursery Plants Use as hedge or in perennial beds

 

Spirea bumalda - Spirea

Spirea bumalda - Spirea

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – comes in a wide variety of sizes & colors, it is a wide compact rounded form with an abundant of flat topped clustered flowers. Some varieties include ‘Anthony Waterer’, ‘Gold Flame’, ‘Lime Mound’, ‘Shirobana’ and ‘Little Princess’.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to part shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – well drained soils, normal watering
Long Island Nursery Plants Use in borders and cottage gardens
Spirea bumalda - Little Princess Spirea bumalda - Anthony Waterer Spirea bumalda - Shirobana
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 Syringa patula 'Miss Kim' - Miss Kim Lilac

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – small deciduous shrub with dark green foliage and burgundy tint in fall. Very fragrant deep purple flowers, grows 6-8' tall.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – moist, well drained soil
Long Island Nursery Plants Use as groupings in beds

 

Viburnum

Viburnum

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – broadly rounded form with dense tiered branches, displays large white or pink flowers, fruit ranges from yellow to black in the fall. Grows 6’-8’ tall. Some varieties include ‘Arrowwood’ and ‘Doublefile’.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to full shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – well drained soils, normal watering
Long Island Nursery Plants Use in borders

 

Weigela ‘Wine and Roses’ - Weigela

Weigela ‘Wine and Roses’ - Weigela

Long Island Nursery Plants Characteristics – foliage is dark burgundy purple leaves that shimmer. Produces small hot pink rose colored flowers. Foliage stays dark all summer long, grows 4’-5’ tall.
Long Island Nursery Plants Light – full sun to part shade
Long Island Nursery Plants Moisture – well drained soils, normal watering
Long Island Nursery Plants Use in beds and borders