This unique conifer is not a true pine, but its elegant foliage looks rather pine-like.
Common ninebark is a large native shrub with modest ornamental interest. But the introduction of purple-leafed cultivars, starting with Diabolo, has made this a must-have shrub for colorful landscapes.
Summersweet produces upright stems that are covered with small white or pink flowers in summer.
Here are our picks for 2012's best new plants.
Virginia sweetspire produces white flowers in spring and colorful foliage in fall.
This handsome evergreen shrub can also be grown in many regions.
The bright yellow blooms of winter jasmine (Jasminum nudiflorum) is a promise that winter is waning and spring is indeed on its way.
Small in stature, paperbark maple is an outstanding choice for winter interest with its deep cinammon bark that peels away to reveal an orange-red trunk.
This native North American tree’s common name comes from the aromatic gum that seeps from its wounds.
Seven-son flower was named the 2011 Shrub of the Year by the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum and a Plant of Merit by Missouri Botanical Garden Kemper Center for Home Gardening.