What's the attraction?........
Flowers that attract hummingbirds can be the blooms of shrubs, perennials, trees and annuals. Hummingbirds are not just attracted to flowers. They often sip the nectar from shrubs and the blooms of trees.
When we moved to Vermont our property had several flowers in an overgrown garden.
That first summer, we began to notice a few of these tiny helicopter type birds making daily visits to some specific flowers and our newly hung flower baskets.
We were intrigued!
These birds were beautiful and we wished for more of them.
At that time, we didn't have any idea how to turn what seemed like a coincidence into a cooperative effort on our part to attract them.
Would you like to intentionally increase the number of hummingbird visits to your garden, deck, or patio?
Over the years, we've learned that one simple way of enticing these birds was to increase the number of flowers planted or displayed.
You may notice these little glittering birds are frequenting your brightly colored flowers with particular shapes.
Hummingbirds have fantastic vision.
They are also very smart and know which flowers are best for them.
Red, orange, pink and purple blooms are favored.
Like bees, they can also assess the amount of nectar in flowers.
They will accept a nectar reserve of 15% but prefer 25% to meet the demands of an exceptionally high metabolism.
Our friendly visitors are enticed by the trumpet shaped flowers and blooms that hang downward, such as the lovely foxglove.
Hummingbird flowers are usually red, orange, pink and purple, often trumpet shaped, sometimes hanging downward.
These blooms add beauty to your garden, deck, or patio while attracting these awe inspiring little birds......the hummingbirds!
Some examples of flowers that will attract hummingbirds are Salvia, Morning Glory, Phlox, Columbine, Bee Balm, Bird of Paradise, Lillies, Trumpet Vine, Cypress Vine, Honeysuckle and many more.
Visit our page on creating a Hummingbird Garden where you will find advice and links to specific flowers for each planting zones in North America.
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Sugar Buzz Cherry Bee Balm
Make your summertime shine with these colorful, cherry red blooms. Monarda is a favorite for Hummingbird Gardens. These nectar-rich flowers attract a lot of attention!
All summer long, Sugar Buzz Cherry Pops Bee Balm (Monarda didyma 'Cherry Pops') will decorate your landscape with style. These tidy plants are an improved cultivar of the wild Bergamot.
You'll love the spicy fragrance of the aromatic foliage. You'll really appreciate how nicely they perform in the landscape.
Enjoy the upright stems, long bloom time, and the way Cherry Pops Bee Balm fills out all the way to the ground with lush, dark green foliage. It will grow into a nicely rounded form.
The tubular flowers are held in dense, terminal clusters. Each flower has both an upper and lower lip, which makes it very attractive to those helpful pollinators we all want to support.
This clear red is a fantastic choice, too. Hummingbirds can't get enough of this shade!
NOTE: We think the nectar rich flowers of this plant is one of the most preferred by hummingbirds!BUY Sugar Buzz Monarda
Sugar Buzz Grape Bee Balm
Don't be without these useful—and absolutely gorgeous—compact Monarda for your Hummingbird Garden and near your Victory Garden. You'll love the intricate shape and bold color of these nectar-rich flowers!
One of the best cultivars of a native Bergamot, Sugar Buzz Grape Gumball Bee Balm (Monarda didyma 'Grape Gumball') is a winner in any garden. This variety boasts a top-notch shape, performance, color and long-lasting flowering display.
In other words, this is an improved selection of native Monarda. Sugar Buzz is a modern natural selection developed for today's smaller yards. It stays nice and compact, growing to the full spread listed in the Plant Highlights.BUY Grape Bee Balm
Furmans Red Salvia
Salvia Furman’s Red, Salvia greggi 'Furman's Red', is an extremely long blooming selection that is hardy to zone 5.
It is valued for its tightly branched, upright growth habit and profusion of bright red flowers from the beginning of early summer through fall.
The crimson to scarlet flowers is produced in repeated flushes from May through October. Salvia 'Furman's Red' is a woody 2' perennial that looks best if cut back in the spring.
This eye-catching salvia offers an abundance of stunning blooms, over neat crinkly foliage. It is an absolute favorite of hummingbirds.
Culturally undemanding, 'Furman's Red' tolerates a wide range of soils requiring only that they quickly drain. Just a bit of extra water during dry spells encourages more flowers.
'Furman's Red' enjoys warm temperatures and is moderately drought tolerant; mixes well with other beautiful summer flowering perennials.
*Crimson Red Flowers
*Blooms All Season
Windwalker Royal Red Salvia
Windwalker Royal Red Salvia (Salvia darcyi 'Windwalker Red') is going to make your heart race and your soul dance. This is one of the rare 'true red' perennials that you can buy. This isn't pinkish-red, blush-red or orange-red. This is RED-red. Blood red. Ruby-slippers red. Parrot-feather red. The color alone makes it worth the purchase.
It is a big, bold breathtaking color! But the big color alone isn't the only thing that is big and bold about Windwalker Royal Red. It is also just plain big and bold! The gracefully arching stems are topped with ruby-red flowers from early summer all the way through the fall.
Not only will they attract human visitors to the garden, they will also attract scores of hummingbirds from all over the area. This is a hummingbird magnet! We've read of people planting this in their front yard, only to have traffic stopping so that passerby could get pictures of all of the hummingbirds gathered in one place!
These heat-and-humidity lovers thrive in well-drained, even rocky, soil. They are perfect for dry slopes or banks where the water runs off too quickly for other plants to root effectively. They are fantastic cut flowers and thrilling in the vase. Don't just take our word for it. See if having a few Windwalker Royal Red Salvia in your garden this year doesn't raise your heart rate a bit! Order them now so you can be enjoying them sooner!
Pretty In Pink Salvia
Pretty in Pink Salvia from the FASHIONISTA® collection is as pretty as a supermodel and useful as a Girl Scout. This plant really knows how to work it!
Vibrant blush pink flowers grow all along a tall, luminous, deep purple spired calyx. This tonal color combo reads as very 'on-trend' ombre. But this isn't an empty-headed, bubblegum one-hit wonder. No, in fact, butterflies, hummingbirds and bees adore the lovely fragrant, tube-shaped flowers.
The FASHIONISTA line of perennial salvia was created by Walters Gardens, and is meant to bring a fun, chic and stylish flair to the home garden. Place this anywhere you need a bright pop of color along your perennial border. Blooms last a very long time and can be used in cutting-edge flower arrangements.
This plant only has a 'good side', so use it in island garden beds or massed as a "thriller" in centerpiece container gardens that are placed where people are able to walk all the way around them. Grow it in full sun and well-drained soil for the prettiest performance. This super-improved variety of garden sage is going to sell out quickly. Please place your order now!
May Night Salvia
In the high heat of the summer, cool tones in the garden are a refreshing visual treat. Use the jewel-tones of rich blue flower spikes of May Night Salvia (Salvia x sylvestris ‘Mainacht’) to create a marvelous respite.
This easy care plant begs to be used as a winding rich blue ribbon at the edge of your garden walkways and borders. The flowers bloom from late spring onward. Give them a simple trim after the first flush of blooms are past and they’ll rebloom for you.
Glowing purple stems are loaded with spires of violet-purple flowers can bloom from late spring throughout the summer into fall. May Night flowers feature a depth of color that draws your eye.
Use it to counteract bold shades of other perennials. It coordinates beautifully with just about any hue, from white to yellow to orange, red and shades of pink.
This is one of the most popular flowers for butterflies. They will flock to your planting to access an easy nectar feast. Butterflies and Hummingbirds will enliven your Salvia planting and add color and a delightful sense of motion to your landscape.BUY May Night Salvia
East Friesland Salvia
Roses are red, violets are blue, the only thing missing in your garden is purple, it's true! And, well, even if it isn't true, we promise you'll want to add some more after taking a look at the lovely East Friesland Salvia (Salvia nemorosa 'Ostfriesland').
Picture this, a delightfully rounded, almost bush-like mound of lance-shaped light green leaves that will come back year after year! This full foliage is the backdrop for the stunning spikes of deep purple that appear in the summer and stay until fall!
Just like the growing habit of the leaves, East Friesland Salvia grows its delightfully tall purple spikes in abundance! You'll be amazed by the sheer amount of flowers this tough little perennial will produce.
It's a good thing too because those every single one of those flowers will be visited by butterflies and Hummingbirds. Hummingbirds are known to seek these flowers out for a quick snack.BUY East Friesland Salvia
For a touch of magic in your landscape, use the beautiful Wild Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis), a native North American woodland plant. You'll love it's fancy, drooping spurred red and yellow flowers.
Kids of all ages are drawn to the blooms and so are hummingbirds.
They'll self-seed when they are happy with soil conditions, and you'll delight in seeing them peek out from the most interesting new spots in your yard in the springtime. But don't worry, these delicate ephemeral flowers won't give you any trouble or cause you any grief. Instead, they’ll simply bring you deep joy. Spring is here!BUY Wild Columbine
Bleeding Heart Spectabilis
The Bleeding Heart Spectabilis, 'Dicentra spectabilis, is a fast-growing perennial with pink, heart-shaped flowers. It is the most common variety in its species & the blooms look wonderful against its grayish foliage.
This Bleeding Heart will bloom from May to September and is a major attractor to hummingbirds and butterflies.
Luxuriant Bleeding Heart
The Bleeding Heart Luxuriant, 'Dicentra 'Luxuriant', is a fast-growing perennial with pink, heart-shaped flowers. The blooms look wonderful against its grayish foliage.
Dicentra will bloom from May to September and is a major attractor to butterflies. 'Luxuriant' makes excellent cut flowers, in mass with groundcovers, or in potted containers.
Being an old fashioned plant, it is a must in any landscape.
Blue Lace Delphinium
Delphinium Blue Lace, Delphinium elatum 'Blue Lace', is adorned with elegant spires of true sky blue flowers. Each flower has lavender-pink accents. The plant blooms in early summer.
'Blue Lace' is a New Zealand hybrid Delphinium that boasts strong stiff stems that rarely require staking. It has excellent rebloom in late summer and fall if spent flowers are removed.
'Blue Lace' is longer-lived than older varieties and has good powdery mildew resistance! The large deeply incised leaves are deer and rabbit resistant!BUY Blue Lace Delphinium
Purple Passion Delphinium
Delphinium Purple Passion, Delphinium elatum 'Purple Passion', is one flower you will spot from quite a distance! Delphinium 'Purple Passion' sports intense, deep purple blossoms with a purple and white striped bee.
The densely packed flower spikes are produced on very strong stems that do not require staking. Large, deeply incised, green leaves make this plant attractive even when it's not in bloom.
Hummingbirds and butterflies adore the blossoms. Individual plants make lovely specimens in the garden and groupings are spectacular.BUY Purple Passion Delphinium
Summer Blues Delphinium
Delphinium Summer Blues, Delphinium grandiflorum 'Summer Blues', is blanketed with 1 1/2" sky blue flowers, stands at a height of 10"-12" and forms compact mounds of well-branched foliage in early summer.
'Summer Blues' has better heat tolerance and is earlier blooming than other delphiniums. 'Summer Blues' will flower in the first year, making it perfect for bedding, borders or containers, and providing a colorful display over a long summer period.BUY Summer Blues Delphinium
If you're looking for a 'set it and forget it' new favorite for dry areas in your yard, consider this native. If you want a bloom factory that bring the butterflies and hummingbirds fluttering by, then the Red Yucca (Hesperaloe parviflora) is the plant for you.
This low-maintenance, broadleaved evergreen requires very little water and produces dramatic spikes of vibrant red and pink flowers all season long.
You'll love the motion of the flower spikes bobbing in the breeze. Its long, graceful green foliage creates a striking burst of green while the spikes of flowers climb to the sky during the summer months.BUY Red Yucca
Adam's Needle Yucca
To add a tremendous amount of excitement to your landscape, try an easy care Adam's Needle Yucca (Yucca filamentosa). These native succulents are hardy across most of the United States.
You'll love the look of the handsome, lance-shaped leaves all year-long. They'll grow in a sophisticated rosette and act as a showy standout no matter where you place it.
Perfect for novice and experienced gardeners alike, this shrub can develop a tall, thick flowering stem in summer. These dramatic accents are usually between 4 and 5 feet, but some years, you may see a spike that reaches 6 feet or more! The creamy white, tulip-shaped flowers can last for a month.
Butterflies and hummingbirds love these white bells.BUY Adam's Needle Yucca
The Crocosmia Lucifer is a cold weather tolerant perennial that exudes tropical flair! A type of spring planted corm, it produces beautiful red flowers. The flowers are very showy, and they make great cut flowers. It is cold hardy to zone 5, making this is a great perennial for northern gardens that want a tropical look.
The Crocosmia is also commonly known as Montbretia. The flowers bloom from summer through fall. Crocosmias are clump forming and bloom best in crowded conditions.Even when not in bloom, Crocosmia 'Lucifer' has attractive, tropical looking foliage. Tall sword shaped verdant green leaves wave in the slightest breeze. All you need is a fancy drink with an umbrella!Plant some from Nature Hills and liven up your butterfly garden, perennial bed or border with some tropical flair today!
Crocosmia Emily McKenzie
The Crocosmia Emily McKenzie, 'Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora emily mckenzie', a spring planted corm, produces beautiful orange flowers with red centers. The flowers are very showy, and they make great cut flowers. The Crocosmia is also commonly known as Monbretia. Crocosmias are clump forming and bloom best in crowded conditions. This plant has attractive foliage. Hummingbirds flock to their blooms.
Walker's Low Catmint
Do you love hummingbirds and want a long-lived, tidy, pretty border plant that blooms throughout the growing season? Take a close look at Walker's Low Catmint (Nepeta x faassenii 'Walker's Low'). This mounding herbaceous perennial has spicy fragrant leaves and features waves of cool, lavender blue flowers that bring butterflies in droves.
Walker's Low is a favorite of most gardeners because of the massive blue flower display for those hot dry areas in your landscape. Early summer brings erect spikes of trumpet-shaped lavender flowers to the Catmint plant and it's a long blooming perennial plant that continues to bloom throughout the summer and into autumn.
The dusty, gray green foliage is aromatic. If you crush one in your hand, you'll easily note the spicy, minty scent that drives cats crazy in a good way.
Some attribute the Walker's Low Catmint with medicinal purposes as well. Many cats find it enticing. Butterflies, bees and hummingbirds love it, so you'll have a steady stream of visitors throughout the summer months.BUY Walker's Low Catmint
Six Hills Giant Catmint
The Catmint 'Six Hills Giant', Nepeta faasenii 'Six Hills Giant', is a vigorous clump-forming perennial with aromatic and light gray-green leaves.'Six Hills Giant' has large growing flower stems with spike-like lavender-blue flowers blooming throughout summer. It is best to trim spent blossoms after flowering to induce a second bloom.A sun lover, 'Six Hills Giant' is a perfect companion with roses, ornamental grasses, herb gardens, and the mixed border.It thrives in well-drained soil of low to average fertility. This catmint is highly versatile and can be placed from the front to back of the garden.This plant is often mistaken for lavender.Cut this plant back to the ground in late winter or very early spring.
Vision In Red Astilbe
Looking for a showy standout in your shaded landscape? Gain bold color and season-long texture with Vision in Red Astilbe (Astilbe chinensis 'Vision in Red'). Starting in late spring, a tall, multi-branched stem lined with many tiny, deep-red buds rises high above the dark green, fine-textured foliage clump.
You'll watch in amazement as the many red flowers open into a glorious, red-purple plume. These magnificent, feathery plumes will be the star of your garden design for weeks!
Vision in Red offers a striking color contrast to the typical cool green tones. Rely on their ornamental impact to decorate your shaded border.
Snip the plumes for indoor cut flower arrangements. You can bundle them and hang upside down to dry for long-lasting dried arrangements, too.
Beyond the elegant flower plumes, Astilbe is widely admired for its attractive foliage. This variety features a lovely bronze overcast.
Visions In Pink Astilbe
The Astilbe Chinensis Visions in Pink PP#118, 'Astilbe Chinensis', has clear soft pink plumes that light up shady garden spaces in the mid to late summer.
Astilbe is admired for its attractive foliage and elegant flower plumes. The summer lacy deep green foliage adds a ferny texture to garden beds long after the blooms have faded.
The 'Visions in Pink' plumes offer a striking contrast against the coarsely textured, blue-green foliage. These mid summer blooming beauties are ideal for borders, containers, and gardens on the edge of woodlands.
For maximum color and impact, mass astilbe in groups in partly shaded gardens, though this one can tolerant some morning sun or full sun in cooler areas.
The Astilbe 'Visions', Astilbe chinensis, is a colorful feathery flower with fragrant lavender-raspberry blooms and lacy blue-green foliage. The flowers contrast wonderfully with the glossy foliage.
Astilbe 'Visions' blooms in July and is most successfully grown in a shady area, but can tolerate some morning sun. Although this Astilbe is more tolerant of dry soil than other Astilbes, do not allow it to dry out. It prefers moist, humus, organically rich soils.
A moist, well-drained area is a key feature for growing a healthy plant. In order to keep Astilbe looking good for the next year, do not cut it back in the winter, (the old foliage helps protect the plant from winter damage), but prune in early spring.
Astilbe is considered to be disease, deer and rabbit resistant and will attract hummingbirds and butterflies.BUY Lavender Astilbe
The Astilbe 'Fanal', Astilbe arendsii, is a colorful feathery flower with deep red blooms and lacy deep green or bronze-green foliage.
The foliage in spring is mahogany, but as autumn approaches, the blooms turn to shades of brown that look wonderful in winter snowscapes. The flowers contrast wonderfully with the dark green glossy foliage.
'Fanal' is most successfully grown in a shady area but can tolerate some morning sun. A moist, well-drained area is a key factor for growing a healthy plant. Do not allow Astilbe 'Fanal' to dry out.
In order to keep Astilbe looking good for the next year, do not cut it back in the winter, (the old foliage helps protect the plant from winter damage), but prune in early spring.
Astilbe is considered to be deer resistant and will attract hummingbirds. Use 'Fanal' Astilbe as beautiful cut flowers for a grand bouquet!BUY Fanal Astilbe
Oriental Lily Mix
Beneath the midsummer sky, you'll find a show of the brightest, most dramatic flowers: Oriental Lilies. These star-shaped blooms are some of the biggest you will find. Their pure pomp and their splashy display may make them seem difficult to grow, but they're one of the most straightforward spring bulbs you can own. If you've been looking for a plant that makes an impact with color and size, we've selected some of the best bulbs for our Oriental Lily Mix.
These fragrant and fanciful flowers will dazzle and delight.
Oriental Lilies are tall, strong, and reliable. Some of the varieties we've selected will reach up to four feet in height. This makes them a natural choice as a back border or background planting. Don't worry. It's impossible to overlook their blooms. These classic star-shaped flowers will erupt in midsummer in colors that range from white to magenta. And their patterns include bi-colored beauties with white edges and those streaked with deep reds.
Oriental Lilies feature deep green foliage that flanks its large and sturdy stalks.BUY Oriental Lily Mix
Happy Returns Daylily
Why not add a big dose of cheerful, happy yellow in your landscape? Happy Returns Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Happy Returns') is one of the best early blooming Daylilies. It's a prolific producer of clear, light yellow-toned blooms.
It blooms its head off for you every single year starting in May and continuing all season long.
There are so many ways to use a small, cute little flower factory like this. Happy Returns is becoming one of the most popular of the Daylilies because of its compact habit and its continuous blooming. People just love this awarding winning plant!
One of the parent plants of Happy Returns is the most popular reblooming daylily, Stella D' Oro, with its bright, golden-yellow blooms. But Happy Returns features ruffled flowers that are a clear pale yellow without a trace of red or orange.
You'll love how well this variety blends with pink, blue and purple shades exceptionally well. Happy Returns opens up so many more design possibilities for your landscape. And those beautiful, slightly translucent flowers are fragrant!
Purple D' Oro Daylily
This compact reblooming Daylily is a flower factory! While each gorgeous flower only lasts a day, there are hundreds produced over its long season of bloom time. The lavender-purple flowers of Purple D' Oro Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Purple D' Oro') attracts butterflies and hummingbirds, as well as second glances from the neighbors.
Love the carefree yellow Stella D' Oro Daylily that looks so good all growing season long? Well, this is a fabulous purple version of that famous plant. Purple D' Oro Daylily takes the charm of its sister, and adds a deep, delicious color on the petals.
They will be amazingly ornamental from late spring through fall. Just think of these as a plant version of the Energizer Bunny. Purple D' Oro Daylily is famous for its continuous blooms from May to October.
The luxurious blooms are reddish-purple in color and feature a slightly ruffled edge to the main petals. A bold yellow throat coordinates beautifully with its popular sunny sister, the yellow flowering Stella D' Oro. Why not add both to your planting plan?BUY Purple D'Oro Daylily
Going Bananas Lily
Look out! This perfectly pretty perennial will, quite literally, have you going bananas! Going Bananas Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Going Bananas' PP#17164) is exactly the kind of perennial that will take your garden over the top!
Each spring, this plant will leaf out with lovely bright green foliage. It keeps itself low to the ground and boasts an impressively dense leaf count! Even before it blooms, Going Bananas looks quite handsome.
Of course, it's hard to draw your eyes away from the blossoms of this yellow daylily once it blooms in the early summer. Each flower could be described as the color of a perfectly ripe banana or as the color of the warm, bright, midday sun.
Sure, a daylily flower only blooms for a single day, but fear not, Going Bananas has a massive number of blooms always ready and waiting to take the place of the previous flowers. This perennial will bloom continuously all summer long and even into fall!
You won't be the only one in love with Going Bananas, Pollinators like butterflies will come from near and far for a chance to check out the nectar from this bright yellow daylily! With its slight tubular blossom shape, you might even get a curious hummingbird or two to stop by!BUY Going Bananas Lily
Stella de Oro Lily
Stella de Oro’ (sometimes spelled Stella d’Oro) has become a bona fide garden favorite, with almost too many benefits to mention!
This perfect daylily (a former “Perennial of the Year”) has fragrant, ruffled buttercup-yellow flowers with apricot throats that measure about 2-½ inches across.
These flowers are a beautiful contrast against forest-green, dense, sword like foliage.
Plants normally get about a foot high and a foot or two wide, and can take the heat and drought of hot climates;
It can even thrive in clay and acid soils.
It’s a repeat bloomer, and will keep painting your garden with vivid color from May through July.
‘Stella de Oro’ prefers full sun and soil with good drainage. It attracts hummingbirds and butterflies while discouraging rabbits and insects.BUY Stella de Oro Daylily
Strawberry Candy Daylily
The Hemerocallis 'Strawberry Candy', also known as a Daylily, has a wonderful color of a strawberry-pink blend with a rosy-red eye zone, a golden green throat, and ruffled edges.It won the Stout Silver Medal in 1998, the Award of Merit in 1996 and Honorable Mention in 1993; one can see why!'Strawberry Candy' will bloom from May through July, with outstanding color and is a definite rebloomer. 'Strawberry Candy' prefers a full sun area that is well-drained.Although the blooms will last only for one day, there are many blooms on strong stems that rise above tall grassy foliage. Remove dead foliage in late fall.Use 'Strawberry Candy' for cut flowers, massing, edging, in borders or in mixed containers and tubs. Planted together in large numbers, they quickly crowd out weeds and make a carefree and colorful ground cover.Daylilies can survive many harsh conditions that other plants cannot. This includes city environments, slopes, poor and dry soils, near pavement that is salted in winter, and under Black Walnut trees (not affected by juglone).'Strawberry Candy' is one of the best daylilies you can have in your garden!
Pocket Full of Gold Daylilies
One of our favorite plants for edging and containers, the dwarf Pocket Full of Gold® Daylily (Hemerocallis x Pocgzam') delivers big on both style and ease of care. Enjoy beauty, charm and low maintenance with these sunny best-sellers.
We're sure you've seen the wildly popular Stella de Oro blooming all around your town. There is a reason why landscape designers love that buttery yellow, super-compact variety.
Well, imagine a plant that is just a little bit bigger, and offers even more ruffled-edged blooms! Pocket Full of Gold blooms are clear, lemon yellow, without the bold orange tones of Stella.
You can't go wrong with these improved selections of Daylily. Extremely versatile, they beg to be added around your yard and included in your containers, too.
The Trumpet Creeper, Campsis radicans, is a rapid growing clinging vine that produces bright red orange trumpet shaped flowers up to 3 inches long.
It blooms in the summer months and attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Also known as the Trumpet Vine, and it is a tough vine for hot and dry sites.
The abundant sprays of trumpet-shaped red orange flowers cover this deciduous vine for an extra long bloom season.
Trumpet Creeper often grows with multiple trunks, or a shrub like form if it does not have anything to climb. When it does have a structure upon which to climb, it has a vine form that will grow to three stories high! Eventually, the main stem can grow to seven inches wide.
The rapid growth makes it an excellent plant for covering fences or arbors. The clinging vines attach themselves to structures and climbs by aerial tendrils.BUY Trumpet Vine
Yellow Trumpet Vine
The Yellow Trumpet Creeper, Campsis radicans 'Flava', is a rapid growing, clinging vine that produces yellow, trumpet-shaped flowers in the summer months; is a favorite for attracting hummingbirds, bees and butterflies in summer.Trumpet Creepers flower best in a full sun location and it is a tough vine for hot and dry sites. The invasive nature of this plant makes it hard to get rid of, but it is also very hardy; they are self-seeding which produces suckers making them sometimes aggressive growing vines.The abundant sprays of trumpet-shaped yellow flowers cover this deciduous vine for an extra long bloom season. The rapid growth makes training easy, and therefore, it is excellent for covering fences or arbors. The 'Flava' cultivar is considered by many to be the superior of the species.Use Yellow Trumpet Creeper for screens for patios or cover for fences, walls, and arbors.
Peaches n Dreams Hollyhock
The Peaches 'n Dreams Hollyhock, 'Alcea rosea', has double, creamy-peach flowers that are frosted with tints of raspberry-pink and apricot. It is a wonderful new array of pastels to add to the garden.The Hollyhock family is made up of a rather large group that exhibits tall stature and is biennial in nature.Although they are short lived, they reseed themselves.The large blooms of Alcea 'Peaches 'n Dreams' Hollyhock flower in the summer months. Alcea is a wonderful plant near the back of the border, working great along walls or fences.They are best planted in full sun in a well-drained area.
Jolly Good Clematis
Jolly Good Clematis puts on a “jolly good” show, and keeps the fun coming all summer long! The display begins in spring as green leaves and vigorous growth combine to create a vibrant, climbing vine. By late spring/early summer, 3-inch blooms appear with their lavender petals highlighted with deeper streaks of purple, and accented with adorable white stamens.
Jolly Good is a prolific bloomer and keeps up the show throughout the entire summer. Wildlife love it, with butterflies, bees and hummingbirds all too happy to pay it multiple visits throughout the season (adding to its decorative allure in your yard).
Your Jolly Good Clematis is a mid-sized, deciduous shrub and will grow up to 7 feet in length/height. It’s a vigorous grower, with a compact nature and easy-to-care-for manner. It blooms on new wood, so trimming it back to two feet in early spring will help maintain its shape, and it trains quite easily to a trellis or fence.BUY Jolly Good Clematis
Princess Diana Clematis
Clematis Princess Diana is a late flowering variety that produces masses of bright 4 petalled pink blooms from midsummer through fall. The Clematis Princess Diana has unique tulip-shaped flowers each have four petals, with lighter pink margins, and bright yellow anthers. The attractive seed heads are an added bonus in late fall.
This vivid tubular flower of hot raspberry pink is a tribute to the late princess. Clematis Princess Diana needs a supporting structure to grow properly.BUY Princess Diana Clematis
The Goldflame Honeysuckle is most often grown as a trailing vine with incredible flowers. It would create a dramatic affect climbing a trellis or your front porch rail.
Imagine having a Goldflame Honeysuckle in your own yard. A delicious blend of light to hot pink, exotic flowers cling to a vigorous vine of vibrant green as it twists and turns around your garden trellis.
A heavenly scent of succulent sweetness drifts on the afternoon breeze. Butterflies, resplendent in their summer finery, flit among the blooms as hummingbirds briefly pause to draw nectar from the tubular blossoms, a peaceful interlude amid the chaos of everyday life.
Dropmore Scarlet Honeysuckle
Hummingbirds are attracted to orange-red flowers and sweet nectar, both abundant features of the hybrid Dropmore Scarlet Honeysuckle Vine
It couldn't be easier to grow. Dropmore will withstand cold winters, put up with drought and doesn't need anything but a half-day of full sun and some moist, fertile soil to perform at its best.
It's a rugged semi-evergreen climber that's virtually indestructible, even with haphazard pruning.
Each year, from June to September, you can look forward to lightly fragrant masses of scarlet-orange tubular flowers that give way to small red berries in the fall which the birds just love.
Because it's a vining variety, be sure to give it a sturdy support to climb on soon after it's planted.
Hot Shot Girard Azalea
Hot Shot Girard Azalea (Azalea x "Girard's Hot Shot') is a hardy, ornamental shrub with brilliant flowers. An ideal size for shrub borders, foundation plantings, or a low hedge, this beautiful azalea is also suitable for use by Japanese Bonsai enthusiasts.
You'll love this Azalea all year long.
In spring, this shrub comes alive with masses of 3-inch, fiery orange/scarlet blooms every spring. The large, ruffled flowers, interspersed amid the vibrant dark-green hues of its compact form, present a splendid display in your front yard landscape as a foundation planting.
Use in your back yard to highlight a seating area. Plan an annual party to Welcome Spring during bloom time.
You'll also love the beautiful foliage in the fall, as it shines with firey red majesty. Even in winter, the evergreen nature gives some much-welcomed interest and color throughout the drabbest of the seasons.
This is an extremely hardy evergreen Azalea and needs very little pruning. Its smaller, more compact size, is a welcome addition for those with smaller planting spaces.
After bloom, it adapts very well to pruning to augment the plant's natural mounding habit. It's drought-tolerant and requires little care beyond a well-drained soil.
Bees, butterflies, hummingbirds and other pollinators love the bright flowers, and you'll enjoy providing them with this special treat.BUY Hot Shot Girard Azalea
Autumn Carnation Encore Azalea
Flaming color! Our Hardy Azaleas are brilliant flowering shrubs that bloom in magnificent profusion. Azaleas are so hardy they thrive where winter temperatures drop below zero. Hardy Azaleas are far superior to old-fashioned varieties. Lovely flowers cover these plants as few others can do. Make ideal foundation plants. And, you can start enjoying their colorful blooms this coming spring. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds, fragrant.BUY Autumn Carnation Encore Azalea
Conversation Piece Azalea
Some plants are so beautiful and alluring that they are simply destined to become the talk of the town. Get ready to be the topic of your neighborhoods conversation each summer with the Conversation Piece Azalea (Rhododendron x Robin Hill 'Conversation Piece').
The Conversation Piece Azalea will dazzle you with its array of pinks ranging from deep fuchsia to light cream. Often, a single blossom will have a dark center with lighter petals spanning outwards. From the moment it blooms in late spring until the last bloom fades in the fall, you'll be absolutely enthralled!
The color doesn't end there though! Your Conversation Piece Azalea sets its blossoms atop a dense shrub of dark green foliage that is still quite appealing when not in bloom. As an added bonus, this specimen is a broadleaf evergreen, so it will stay a pleasant shade of green all year long!
Not only will this bring curious friends by to take a closer look, the Conversation Piece Azalea is a favorite among pollinators as well! Your garden will come alive with butterflies and hummingbirds searching for a tasty snack, adding even more beauty to an already stunning plant.BUY Conversation Piece Azalea
What a gorgeous plant to spice up your landscape! You'll definitely notice the bold Karen Azalea (Rhododendron x 'Karen') blooms in early spring. They'll cover the bright green new foliage completely in full bloom.
One of the most cold-hardy of the dependable Gable Hybrids developed by Mr. Joseph Gable, the Karen Azalea is a broadleaved evergreen that features bright, pinky purple blooms. Each 1-2-inch blossom is a double "hose-in-hose" style that really makes things pop.
If you have a Zen garden, add several Karen Azaleas around your meditation spot. You often see these springtime beauties paired with Bleeding Heart perennials. Because this plant thrives in partial share, add a few of these partner plants beneath a shaded canopy where you like to meditate or relax and read. Take time to appreciate the awesome beauty and intricacy of nature.
This striking plant could also really light up your entryway as a specimen plant. Your guests will love the Karen Azalea's welcoming and warm presence. Butterflies and hummingbirds buzzing through your garden adore the showy blooms, too!BUY Karen Azalea
George L. Taber Azalea
Color, elegance and style come together in this large, robust shrub. Use George L.Taber Azalea (Azalea x 'George L. Taber') to create a delightful garden experience.
George L. Taber produces an incredible display of wonderful flowers. The lavish show will stop traffic on your street!
The impact of the blooms has to be seen to be believed. And you can enjoy the masses of showy, single blooms twice a year.
Light and bright, multi-colored flowers cover the plant from top to bottom in early spring. In fall, as the weather cools, a happy George L. Taber will produce a second, smaller flush of blooms.
Each bloom is nearly white with a pale orchid-lavender overcast. The throat showcases a deeper magenta tone, with a rosy-pink splotch. From a distance, the ombre colorway reads as a sophisticated pink and white variegation.
Dark Horse Weigela
The Dark Horse Weigela, Weigela florida 'Dark Horse' PP14381, is a new cultivar that is characterized by a superior compact habit, dark purple leaves, and pink flowers that contrast with the dark foliage. In combination, these traits set 'Dark Horse' apart from all other existing varieties of weigela.This is an ideal choice for late spring color in combination with conifers and broadleaf evergreens. Will attract hummingbirds! This old-fashioned, flowering deciduous shrub has very dark foliage and deep pink flowers that contrast well with the foliage.'Dark Horse' makes a great landscape plant, and it retains its color interest throughout the season. It is quite attractive when grown as a hedge.'Dark Horse' is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer.
Wine & Roses Weigela
Nature Hills is expertly growing Wine & Roses® Weigela (Weigela florida 'Alexandra') for sale across the country. This ornamental, deciduous shrub is in high demand by garden designers, homeowners, and commercial property owners. Everyone loves the dynamic spring flowers contrasting against the lush, dark foliage.
A spectacular offering from Proven Winners®, Wine & Roses is the largest Weigela in the Wine series. It features rosy-pink flowers which really pop against the deep, dark purple foliage. New spring growth emerges in a shade of purple so deep that it almost looks black.
The tubular, trumpet-shaped flowers absolutely blanket the plant from top to bottom and side to side. These showy, hot pink blooms will attract hummingbirds for miles around. Best of all, the gorgeous spring blooms will flower for weeks!
You may see another flush of flowers later in the summertime. The enormous pink flower display against the deep, dark purple foliage is nothing short of spectacular. The shrub continues to bloom sporadically into fall to help provide nectar for butterflies.
Spilled Wine Weigela
Does your landscape need a little "pick-me-up?" With wavy, rich red-purple leaves, Spilled Wine Weigela (Weigela florida 'Bokraspiwi' USPP 23,781) would be happy to serve you.
It's lavishly covered in hot, magenta pink, trumpet-shaped blooms all spring long. These tubular flowers are perfect for hummingbirds! They love zipping up for a quick sip of nectar.
The brilliant blossoms absolutely "pop" against the vibrant leaves.
As summer heats up, the foliage only becomes more vivid and intense, turning an eggplant purple in late summer. This foliage doesn't fade, and you'll enjoy the luscious deep foliage all season.
Shining Sensation Weigela
The Shining Sensation Weigela, Weigela florida 'Bokrashine', produces lustrous burgundy foliage that creates the perfect canvas to showcase profuse, pink, funnel-shaped flowers.
A true performer, this adaptable plant offers months of bloom with gorgeous pink flowers that are particularly attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies.
The long, arching stems provide a handsome architectural element to any mixed border. It will mature to 5'-6' with a spread of 4'-5'.
This easy-to-grow, deciduous shrub is drought tolerant and can grow in dry soil. A fast growing shrub, ‘Shinning Sensation is guaranteed to add season-long color!BUY Shining Sensation Weigela
Red Prince Weigela
If you are looking for a standout in your landscape, select Red Prince Weigela (Weigela florida 'Red Prince'). It's a deciduous shrub with repeat-bloom. If you have a spot in your yard where a bold statement is called for, then this is the shrub for you.
This is the variety that changed the game for Weigelas. A real breakthrough, the phenomenal number of red flowers on this shrub in late spring is truly astounding.
Red Prince Weigela shrub will provide a wonderful show for your yard not once, but twice a year! In late spring, 1.5-inch, trumpet-shaped flowers of radiant red will literally cover your Red Prince with their brilliance.
Many people mistake this woody deciduous shrub for an Azalea or Rhododendron during the first round of spring flowers. In bloom, the plant actually looks red, and the green foliage doesn't register much, if at all. A real show stopper in the landscape!
The tubular, red flowers are the perfect way to attract hummingbirds and butterflies to your yard. The hummingbirds have a heyday when it flowers. It attracts hummingbirds, butterflies and bees with bright color and delicious nectar.BUY Red Prince Weigela
Minuet Weigela is a dwarf shrub with showy flowers and foliage. These would make an attractive, small hedge in your landscape, or use one as a colorful accent in your perennial beds.
Your Minuet Weigela is a colorful plant even when not in full bloom. The elliptic leaves have a slight purple hue, lending them an attractive color all season long. In spring, yellow-throated, hot-pink flowers with a trumpet-like appearance appear for a dramatic display in your yard.
As an added bonus, the flowers sporadically bloom again throughout summer, an extra boon for your wildlife.
Minuet Weigela has a dense, rounded form and is hardier than some other dwarf cultivars. In fact, it was developed in Canada, and has improved cold tolerance. Minuet requires full sun for best flowering, but will tolerate a variety of other conditions. It's amenable to pruning, so you can shape it as needed.
Maroon Swoon Weigela
Crave color, but don't have space for a large flowering shrub? Try the fabulous reblooming Maroon Swoon® Weigela (Weigela x Slingco 2') for a profusion of jewel-toned blooms. Don't worry, it will stay nice, tight and compact, growing in a sweetly mounded shape.
This is one of the new-fashioned Weigelas and we just know you'll fall deeply in love with this exciting selection from Blooming Easy Date Night™ series. The unusually deep dark maroon flowers are remarkable!
And this shrub is just loaded with these rare color blooms. You'll immediately notice the deep maroon red the day the first bloom opens. It's a hot accent to your landscape.
Pugster Blue Butterfly Bush
Pugster Blue (Buddleia x 'SMNBDBT') is a totally new look in butterfly bushes! If you love butterflies in the garden then these pollinator magnets are going to be the biggest little thing to hit your garden this year. Proven Winners has developed a new line of buddleia that are true space-savers, just right for beds, borders, and containers. All they ask for is full sun and steady water!
But do you want to know the best thing? Even though the plants are small, the flowers aren't! Pugster Blue is covered with full-sized panicles that are the same size as bigger butterfly bushes and that have the same honey-sweet scent.
And do you want to know the second best thing? There is no deadheading required to keep them blooming all summer for you! Go ahead and cut all of the flowers you want .......you'll still have plenty left to please the legions of butterflies, hummingbirds and bees that are coming to visit!BUY Pugster Blue Butterfly Bush
Pugster Periwinkle Butterfly Bush
Butterfly Bushes are some of the most loved garden plants in modern gardens, and not just by gardeners, but by hummingbirds, bees and, of course, butterflies. Problem is that these plants can get to be pretty huge. Six feet tall and just as wide is pretty common. That alone will often take them out of the running for smaller, urban gardens.
The Pugster line of Buddleia that was developed by Proven Winners are bred to be naturally dwarf. They only get a couple feet tall and wide. This means that they can fit anywhere in any-sized garden.
Buzz Sky Blue Butterfly Bush
Add a plant you'll feel great about this season! For deliciously cool-toned lavender-blue blooms and silvery, gray-green foliage, the naturally dwarf Buzz Sky Blue Butterfly Bush, (Buddleia davidii BUZZ™ 'Sky Blue') can't be beat.
Stunning, 6-inch spikes of clustered blossoms arch up and above the graceful, elliptical foliage. You won't be the only one who is impressed by these showy blooms!
Buzz Sky Blue Butterfly Bushes are compact, woody perennials that have an incredible allure to pollinators. They are nectar powerhouses and attract butterflies, hummingbirds and honeybees.
Buzz Ivory Butterfly Bush
Buzz Ivory Butterfly Bush, Buddleja hybrida 'Buzz Ivory' , is an ornamental shrub with particular appeal to pollinators and a dwarf size. Plant a few of these lively shrubs in all of those small spaces where you can use a reliable splash of color all summer long...and even into fall.
From May until the first frost, this amazing Butterfly Bush will adorn your landscape with clusters of delicate, ivory blossoms. The long spikes of blooms extend up and out from the bush in a gently cascading fashion, creating the type of dramatic display that is sure to stop you in your tracks when you witness its exceptional beauty.
Buddleja Buzz Ivory also possess' a scintillating fragrance to draw you in for an even closer look. Standing next to this lovely bush is an enchanting experience as the butterflies flutter about and the hummingbirds buzz by on their way in for a tasty treat. Named a "Butterfly Bush" for its tremendous allure to butterflies and other pollinators, Buzz Ivory will also delight your human guests with its delicious fragrance outdoors, and even indoors when used as a cut flower for your kitchen table.BUY Buzz Ivory Butterfly Bush
Lo & Behold Lilac Chip
Lo and Behold Lilac Chip is a deciduous shrub with exceptional flowers summer to frost. These are perfect for your smaller garden spots where you want something showy but don't have a lot of room. Plant some in mixed borders, or make an outstanding low hedge.
Imagine being able to have the uniquely elegant lilac flowers in your yard, only with less space requirements and continuous blooms right up until frost. Your Lo and Behold Lilac Chip provides that boon, and far more.
The long spikes of lavender-pink flowers appear in summer and persist right up until frost. Their fragrance is in keeping with their appearance, sure to draw you in for a closer look each time you step outside.
Lo and Behold Lilac Chip is a more compact and rounded variety of Butterfly Bush, it's also quite hardy and won't require a lot of special care.
Lo and Behold Lilac Chip is drought tolerant during the summer and frost resistant later in the season. It's a seedless variety, and you won't even need to worry about deadheading to ensure its continuous bloom.
Butterflies and hummingbirds will buzz around your glorious blossoms, but the deer will pass it by.BUY Lo & Behold Lilac Chip Butterfly Bush
Lo & Behold Purple Haze
Lo and Behold how lovely this shrub is! The Lo & Behold® Purple Haze Butterfly Bush (Buddleia x 'Purple Haze Lo and Behold') erupts with bluish-purple, fragrant flowers from summer into fall!
This dwarf variety comes alive with butterflies and hummingbirds. Its petite size is perfect for gardeners that want a butterfly bush, but don't want it to take up too much garden real estate. The Lo & Behold Purple Haze is low-spreading, but its branches reach horizontally outward.
Use this non-invasive for prized groundcover. Its horizontal growth keeps foliage low, making it ideal for areas that need a bit of color and protection. You won't have to deadhead this low-maintenance beauty, either. Plant your Lo & Behold Purple Haze in full sun with well-drained soil.BUY Lo & Behold Purple Haze Butterfly Bush
Black Knight Butterfly Bush
The Black Knight Butterfly Bush, (Buddelia davidii 'Black Knight'), is more like a prince charming when it comes to butterflies. Butterflies can't resist the allure and charm of these fragrant and mesmerizing blooms. This plant offers spectacular spikes of flowers that will bring all the butterflies and hummingbirds to your yard. This impressive deciduous beauty will capture your heart and inspire your creativity.
As its name implies, the Black Knight Butterfly Bush is the butterfly whisperer of the flower world. It entices butterflies to stop by for a sip of its sweet and fragrant nectar. This sweet-scented plant brings the biggest gathering of butterflies in the afternoon when its honey-scented nectar sweetens in the sun. The butterflies will need to make room for hummingbirds who enjoy this sweet treat as well.
From the deep, almost black-purple color of muscadine grapes to the vibrant pop of purple, the Black Knight Butterfly Bush produces some of the most dramatic flowers you'll find. These flowers are sure to add a sense of drama to your summer and into fall when they bloom.BUY Black Knight Butterfly Bush
Kodiak Red Honeysuckle Bush
Most of us have "that one spot" in our landscapes. You know the one...where nothing seems to grow.
If you are tired of that eyesore, try this colorful solution. Kodiak Red Diervilla (Diervilla x 'G2X885411' PP 28,403) is a native, low-growing shrub that performs beautifully, even in the shade.
With gorgeous leaves and flowers, Kodiak Red is a "go to" for many garden designers. Allow these durable plants to spread out in a mounded form. They'll fill in your wide, open areas with brilliant color.
New growth emerges deep burgundy in spring, and transitions to dark green with a red edge. As the season progresses, clusters of delicate, pale yellow flowers appear.
The blooms are a clarion call to local honey bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Feel good about using these pest-free, ground-hugging flowering shrubs. You'll provide an ecologically sound, nectar-rich resource.
Watch in fall as the leaves burnish into vivid red. Enjoy the amazing foliage color!BUY Kodiak Red Honeysuckle Bush
Kodiak Black Honeysuckle Bush
This reliable shrub is worth its weight in gold. Kodiak Black Diervilla (Diervilla rivularis 'SMNDRSF' PP 27,550) is an easy solution to even your worst landscape challenges.
It is a rugged high performer for full sun, part sun or shade locations. Kodiak can take just about any soil type, as well.
Best of all? It's absolutely breath-taking.
Kodiak Black features extraordinary dark, burgundy-black foliage. Allow it to create natural-looking "drifts" for a very appealing look with a touch of visual drama!
The only thing you'll really have to do is plan for it to reach its full mature spread. Use these as a medium-sized groundcover to add depth to the look of your garden beds.
You can even grow these in outdoor containers as your "Filler" plants. Use several Kodiak Black plants around your centered "Thriller" plant. The deliciously dark foliage is bound to make your "Thriller" pop!
Wherever you place them, be sure to snip them regularly to include the lush foliage in your cut flower arrangements.
You'll love the way the clusters of yellow, trumpet-shaped blooms add contrast in early summer through fall. Butterflies, honey bees and hummingbirds love them, too.BUY Kodiak Black Honeysuckle Bush
Kodiak Orange Honeysuckle Bush
Let's face it. Sometime native plants just aren't that pretty or are a little fussy. But here is a native that is both beautiful and easy! Kodiak Orange Diervilla (Kodiak™ Orange Diervilla rivularis 'G2X88544' PPAF) is a tough native plant that thrives in both sun and shade, and is drought-tolerant. What a deal!
This bush honeysuckle isn't a true honeysuckle so it's not invasive like many natives can be. It plays well with its garden neighbors, for sure.
But don't take that as it being a garden sissy. This shrub takes fall color seriously with its glowing orange fall foliage. It is like a beacon in the fall landscape. As a native, Kodiak Orange Diervilla is an ecofriendly alternative to a typical burning bush, which you might have in your landscape now.
You'll love the way the clusters of yellow, trumpet-shaped blooms add contrast in early summer through fall. Butterflies, honey bees and hummingbirds love them, too.BUY Kodiak Orange Honeysuckle Bush
Dwarf Bush Honeysuckle
If you have a steep hill on your property, or a hot, dry area, or even a marshy low spot you don't know what to do with, try the native groundcover shrub with a bounty of eye-catching yellow summer blooms. Native to the United States, the Dwarf Bush Honeysuckle (Diervilla lonicera) is a small deciduous bush with ornamental features and a carefree attitude.
Use this tough little shrub as groundcover to prevent soil erosion. It works like a true champ to hold soil in place. And wouldn't it be far nicer to have a flowering shrub to look at, rather than turf on steep slopes?
Stop giving yourself a white-knuckle mowing task and use Dwarf Bush Honeysuckle instead. Mass plantings require almost no care and have no disease or insect problems.
There are few things more delightful than a flowering shrub in the yard. Dwarf Bush Honeysuckle is a vigorous, fast-growing shrub. It's small and has a spreading nature. And although this plant is not really a Honeysuckle, the pretty yellow flowers do resemble those in the Honeysuckle family.
Butterflies, birds and honeybees all love it. Hummingbirds will soon consider your yard their favorite place in the neighborhood!BUY Dwarf Bush Honeysuckle
Cool Splash Honeysuckle Bush
Make a big visual impact with this low-growing, native, deciduous shrub. Each narrow, dark green leaf is punctuated with a "pop" of bright white at the margin.
With variegated foliage and fragrant yellow flowers in summertime, Cool Splash Bush Honeysuckle (Diervilla sessilifolia 'LPDC Podaras' PP19391) definitely earns a starring role in your landscape.
It works hard for you without giving you trouble. This is not an invasive plant. Rather, it stays low to the ground in a mounded growth habit. It spreads out a bit to cover bare ground in a gorgeous way.
Cool Splash Honeysuckle will soon become one of your favorite shrubs for its exquisite, variegated foliage. The 4-inch, ovate to lance-shaped leaves feature dark green centers surrounded by bright white to ivory margins.
People will notice this small shrub, even if you tuck it into a partially shaded corner. Cool Splash draws the eye with its outstanding foliage.
You'll relish the heady summertime fragrance, too. Clusters of brilliant yellow, trumpet-shaped blooms are an elegant contrast against showy red stems.
Bloomerang Dark Purple Lilac Bush
Bloomerang Dark Purple Lilac, Syringa x ‘SMSJGP7’, is a deciduous shrub with outstanding, reblooming flowers. This variety of Lilac would be a terrific choice as a floral border along your property line, or as a colorful hedge to brighten that bare, exterior wall of your garage. These will even do well in containers for your patio.
Just as the name implies, Bloomerang will give you a burst of spring color, then boomerang back to give you another blast of floral vibrancy from mid-summer through fall. While some Lilac varieties will provide only weeks of floral radiance, Bloomerang will keep going for months!
The Bloomerang Dark Purple Lilac is a clear improvement over the original bloomerang variety, providing a much larger cluster of flowers for your home as well. As if the bright, repeating display weren’t enough, Bloomerang acts as an irresistible draw to butterflies, bees and hummingbirds with its rich fragrance. That same compelling aroma is sure to tempt you into cutting a few branches for your kitchen table, making this remarkable Lilac variety a beneficial plant for both inside your home and out.BUY Bloomerang Dark Purple Lilac Bush
Sensation Lilac Bush
Your home is a retreat, with carefully selected decor and furnishings. Your garden can become the same, and even offers the unparalleled benefits of blue sky, sunshine and gentle breezes!
Select Sensation Lilac (Syringa vulgaris 'Sensation') to create excitement in your spring garden. All Lilacs are wonderful, but this special variety really takes it to the next level.
Lilac blooms are composed of hundreds of tiny florets. The florets cluster together in huge, fragrant panicles that rise from the branches in spring.
Sensation trusses develop profusely across the entire shrub. Look closely, and you'll be treated to an enchanting sight.
Each red-purple flower petal "pops" with a delicate edging of pristine white. You won't believe your eyes!
The flowers are hardy and long-lasting in cut floral arrangements. You'll want to bring plenty of that heavenly spring magic indoors.
This outstanding shrub is an exceptional choice that makes a big impact to all who experience it. Sensation Lilac is also a boon to hummingbirds, butterflies, and beneficial pollinators that visit your yard in the spring.BUY Sensation Lilac Bush
Charles Joly Lilac Bush
Charles Joly Lilac is a deciduous shrub with enchanting, scented flowers. With its lovely spring accent, it would make a wonderful screen or border specimen for your yard.
There are few things more majestic or memorable in the spring landscape than a blooming lilac. Its astonishingly beautiful flowers and breathtaking sweet scent are unlike any other plant you'll ever own.
Lilacs have an aroma many associate with feelings of "home", and the flowers will be right at home inside your house as well where the cut flowers will fill your house with that same magical scent.
Your Charles Joly Lilac is a French Hybrid lilac that is considered the best in its color class! Its shiny purple buds open into double, magenta flowers. The effect of the spring bloom is stunning, showing off the vivid coloration of its deep, wine-red flowers.
This strong, long-lasting shrub has an upright shape and is easily grown in average, medium moist, well-drained soil. It will grow to 12 feet in height with a 10 foot spread, and has a hardy nature and pleasant countenance.
Charles Joly Lilac tolerates light shade, but its best bloom is in full sun. Charles Joly is both disease and deer resistant so you'll be saved the time and trouble of dealing with costly measures to keep it safe from harm.
Butterflies, bees and hummingbirds love it, and you will too.BUY Charles Joly Lilac Bush
Agincourt Beauty Lilac Bush
The Agincourt Beauty Lilac is a stunning spring blooming Lilac with highly fragrant flowers. It is considered one of the best purple Lilacs available.
Your Agincourt Beauty will awaken in early spring with the arrival of its traditional, bluish green, heart shaped leaves. Soon after the Agincourt Beautys leaves appear it will be covered in gorgeous blooms.
The Agincourt Beauty Lilac has impressive clusters of deep, rich, purple flowers that emerge from distinctive dark purple buds. The blossoms are single, and each floret is very large. In fact, it has the largest florets of all the Lilacs.
The Agincourts exceptional scent and bundles of grand florets make it a perfect choice as a cut flower. It would also be lovely as an informal hedge or screen. Plant a couple around a patio to enjoy the hummingbirds and butterflies their sweet scent will attract.BUY Agincourt Beauty Lilac Bush
James Macfarlane Lilac Bush
Easily extend the amount of time you get to enjoy the mesmerizing springtime scent of Lilacs by simply adding James Macfarlane Lilac (Syringa presoniae 'James Macfarlane'). They bloom just about two weeks later than Syringa vulgaris types. And what magnificent blooms!
True, single, pink flowers bloom freely on large trusses borne on the branch tips for a showy display. These deliciously scented flowers bloom in May and June, depending on where you live. They are especially attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds.
Lavender Falls Wisteria
The Wisteria 'Lavender Falls', Wisteria floribunda 'Betty Tam', is a phenomenal Wisteria that blooms profusely with 9-20 inch, pendulous, lavender flower clusters just before the foliage appears in the spring.
Then Lavender Falls amazingly reblooms during the growing season with smaller racemes. The lavender cascading racemes of 'Lavender Falls' have the scent of grape jelly, and they reappear two or three times during the summer!
The flowers naturally attract butterflies and hummingbirds!
This Japanese Wisteria quickly establishes a beautiful trellis or patio cover. The deciduous vines carry lovely; fragrant flowers and vigorous growth make them useful in a wide variety of settings, especially for patio covers or trellises.
Plants grow rapidly to 20 feet, and completely cover any structure they are allowed to cling to. This rampant growth is easily controlled (and flowering is encouraged) by regular pruning.BUY Lavender Falls Wisteria
Gardeners are always looking for two things: 1) shade plants and 2) blue plants. Also known as funkia or plantain lily, Hosta Halcyon is a reliable winner that requires little attention.
The Halcyon Hosta is made for the shade and is the most interesting frosty ocean-blue color, earning it the 1997 Award of Merit (AGM).
It's a vigorous (but slower) grower with ribbed, spear-shaped foliage that sits underneath white-to-lavender bell-shaped flowers from July to August.
But the real show is the foliage itself. Slug-resistant, attracts hummingbirds during blooming.
August Moon Hosta
The Hosta ‘August Moon’, Hosta sieboldiana, has wide, heart-shaped gold colored foliage with slightly rippled margins, making it very striking!
The white to pale lavender flowers bloom from July to August. Hostas are not known only for their flowers, but mostly for their foliage. With a plant height of 24” and a spread of 24-36”, ‘August Moon’ provides bright color in shade with its wonderful foliage.BUY August Moon Hosta
First Frost Hosta
The Hosta First Frost, Hosta 'First Frost', is a handsome sport of ‘Halcyon’ and begins in spring with deep blue leaves with a gold colored edging. This edging is irregular and just about half an inch wide. Then 'First Frost' evolves to a pure white in summer.
The light lavender flowers appear on 28 inch scapes in midsummer. ‘First Frost’ is resistant to pests and puts on a colorful display in your garden all season long. It maintains its outstanding blue color and beautiful edging until the “first frost” in the fall; named a Designer Hosta™ and 2010 Hosta of the Year!BUY First Frost Hosta
Frances Williams Hosta
Hosta ‘Frances Williams’ is an attention-getter for your shady garden. The large green leaves have a splotched chartreuse edge and can grow to over a foot long and wide! These are not diminutive plants that daintily edge your planting beds. These monsters can get over 2’ tall and up to two yards wide and will fill your shady bed without a second thought. Plant accordingly!
The Hosta ‘Patriot’, Hosta fortunei, has heart-shaped, glossy medium green leaves with a large white margin, making this variety very striking!
The lavender flowers bloom from July to August, and it has a plant height of 22” and a spread of 36-48”. ‘Patriot’ provides bright color in shade with its wonderful foliage.
Patriot Hosta is a former winner of "Host of the Year" from the American Hosta Growers.
If you have ever seen it, you will know why-it literally brings light to shade! This is a low care perennial and is ideal for shady positions and is one of the most popular for landscapes.BUY Patriot Hosta
Regal Splendor Hosta
Hosta Regal Splendor, Hosta 'Regal Splendor', is a stunning sport of Hosta 'Krossa Regal'. It demonstrates the same upright vase shaped habit as 'Krossa Regal', but the frosty blue leaves are edged with a creamy yellow margin. This very elegant looking host provides tall stems of lavender flowers that appear in August.
'Regal Splendor' received the 2003 American Hosta Growers Group Hosta of the Year. Once it has matured, 'Regal Splendor' is definitely one of the most beautiful hostas in the garden!BUY Regal Splendor Hosta
Wide Brim Hosta
The Hosta ‘Wide Brim’ has a deep blue-green center with very wide, irregular margins of cream with gold tints at maturity, making it very striking.
The lavender flowers bloom from July to August, however, hostas are not known only for their flowers. With this plant having a height of 20” and a spread of 32-36”, ‘Wide Brim’ hosta provides bright color in shade with its wonderful foliage.
Plant this low care plant in an area that receives the right amount of light. The leaves need some morning sun to bring out the best coloration; too much sun will burn the leaves. ‘Wide Brim’ is most at home in shady, woodland settings and often works well as specimen or edging plant.BUY Wide Brim Hosta
White Snowberry Hedge
White Snowberry, symphoricarpos 'white hedge', has dainty pink flowers that appear in July. It is accented with blue-green foliage, and then produces large white berries in autumn. Snowberry is unique because few shrubs produce white berries!
Hummingbirds love the flowers, and in the fall the white berries are an excellent food for birds. The berries hang on all season so they offer winter and spring landscape interest.
Snowberry is good for holding soil on steep bank and prefers light sun and moist conditions. This plant works best when planted in masses or mixed with several other plants of similar height.
White Snowberry is a dense, twiggy shrub that spreads by suckers underground. This plant prefers sun to medium shade, tolerates any soil, and is easy to transplant. It should be pruned before new growth begins.BUY White Snowberry Hedge
Pink Chiffon Rose of Sharon Tree
New tree form plants are growing ever-more-popular! Growing popular shrubs on a standard lifts the blooms to eye-level. They stay small and deliver breezy charm for high-profile locations throughout your landscape.
Nature Hills growers are some of the very best in the country. They've taken many years to sculpt one of the brightest Proven Winners ® flowering shrubs into these delightful patio trees.
Pink Chiffon® Rose of Sharon Tree Form (Hibiscus syriacus 'Pink Chiffon' PP24,336) features semi-double blooms. Lavishly large, single pink flowers are ornamented with a whiskery touch of deeper red and bedecked with a fluffy, lacy center.
Purple Satin Rose of Sharon Tree
Decorate the sun soaked areas of your living space with one or several Purple Satin® Rose of Sharon Tree Form (Hibiscus syriacus 'ILVOPS'). These small flowering trees feature dramatically single, cupped blooms.
Sophisticated deep purple petals are accentuated with a coordinating crimson eye and creamy-white center. These are noteworthy blooms that capture attention from a distance. You'll also enjoy studying them up close.
Perk up your porch, patio, balcony or deck with a pair. You'll be able to screen out an unfortunate modern view with ease; and still have enough room to sit and enjoy their flowering shade.
Blushing Bride Rose of Sharon Tree
Don't put this baby in a corner. When these incredible, double, soft-pink blushed flowers are popping above the healthy, toothed, green-leaved foliage—look out!
These single stem tree forms of one of the prettiest Rose of Sharon bushes have a fabulously long-lasting display. Their straight-arrow up and down growth habit makes an outstanding focal point or garden accent.
Stopping people in their tracks doesn't always mean shouting. These whisper-soft, fluffy, large, double blooms are a wonder for summer color that lasts for months!
Our expert growers have truly lavished many years care on these very special Blushing Bride Rose of Sharon Tree Form (Hibiscus syriacus 'Blushing Bride') plants.
They'll look incredible just about anywhere you have a sunny spot. Showy, ruffled, pink blooms are fully double, with twice the amount of silky petals as other varieties.
Blushing Bride Tree Form becomes a gorgeous showpiece for your landscape from midsummer through fall. They'll work hard at delivering the lush landscape you crave.
Hummingbirds and butterflies certainly love visiting its nectar. Use these beautiful, small trees on the "company-side" of your Victory Garden.BUY Blushing Bride Rose of Sharon Tree
Ruffled Satin Rose of Sharon Tree
Growers have been hard at work producing new types of plants for home use, and their results have always been in high demand.
The Ruffled Satin® Rose of Sharon Tree Form (Hibiscus syriacus 'SHIMCR1' PP26,222) is no exception, taking the best parts of the traditional Ruffled Satin Rose of Sharon Shrub and turning it into a tree!
This particular type of tree form Rose of Sharon is one of a series known as the Proven Winners ColorChoice Shrubs. These specialty shrubs are selected from a wide variety from around the world as the best options to grow stateside.
This tree form of the Ruffled Satin Rose of Sharon boasts rich pink ruffled flowers with an intense burgundy red eye at its center.
These seedless double flowers tower atop long stems adorned with glossy green leaves and short internodes making a great natural accenting background.
This shrub's attractive blooms make for a great addition to any pollinator garden! Large and showy, the overlapping flower petals form a gorgeous canopy irresistible to a wide variety of butterflies and hummingbirds.
Azurri Blue Satin Rose of Sharon Tree
Let's get this party started! You'll appreciate these energetic tree-form accents. They literally bloom most of the summer.
The true blue flowers of Azurri Blue Satin® Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus 'DVPazurri' PP20,563) are highlighted with a striking, whiskered, red-purple center. You feel like you landed on a tropical island, even if you actually live in Terre Haute or Boise.
Enjoy the cool-toned color combo! Blue blooms are a very special color that is rarely seen in the garden. It certainly helps bring visual relief during those long, hot days of summer.
Blue Chiffon Rose of Sharon Tree
Blue is such a rare color in the garden. Enjoy this long-lasting display of one of nature's true wonders.
We've taken a valuable shrub from the time-tested Proven Winners® line. Then, we carefully created a lovely, ornamental tree form plant.
By the time your Blue Chiffon® Rose of Sharon Tree Form (Hibiscus syriacus 'Notwoodthree' PP20,574) arrives at your doorstep, it will have already received many years of expert care. This ornamental Hibiscus shrub has been trained into a tree form.
Ethereal blue-toned flowers absolutely cover this pretty tree form plant for months! Gorgeous, single blue flowers feature soft, fluffy centers for an exquisite display. What a showpiece for your landscape from midsummer through fall.
Go ahead and use these "attention-grabbers" as a unique accent. Each of these single-stem, tree form plants will draw the eye.
How amazing to have this best-selling shrub from Proven Winners turned into an incredible tree for your own yard. You'll be thrilled to see it, resplendent with large, frilled blue blooms.
Use one or many to create the lush landscape you crave.
You'll never worry about seedlings. The flower factories on this Proven Winners plant simply don't produce very many viable seeds. Very few seeds...very few hassles.
The showy, ruffled, blue blooms are held nearly flat and feature a bouncy, lacy center. These anemone-like blooms beacon you to reach out and touch its silky petals.
Of course, the blooms also entice jewel-toned hummingbirds and butterflies to visit its nectar. They'll only add to your already spectacular display!BUY Blue Chiffon Rose of Sharon Tree