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Calycanthus x ‘Venus’ blooming @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery.

Calycanthus x ‘Venus’

Calycanthus x ‘Venus'(Sweetshrub) blooming @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery.  Calycanthus x ‘Venus’ is a deciduous shrub to 6 – 10′, with 4″ ivory, fragrant flowers in early summer.  I have a very limited number of plants available for sale of Venus, as well as, a few C. x r. ‘Hartlage Wine’.

Calycanthus x raulstonii ‘Hartlage Wine’

More new plants arrived today @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery.

A few of these new plants (all one gallon plants) that arrived today, are bit more on the unusual side @ Peacock Horticultural Nursery:

  • Acer rufinerve ‘Winter Gold’ – A snake bark Maple  to 20′ with golden bark.  Best in afternoon shade.
  • Aesculus tubinata ‘Marble Chip’ – Variegated Japanese Horse Chestnut – Large, creamy white  and green variegated leaves.  This selection is supposed to be more scorch resistant than some of the other variegated forms.
  • Betula pendula ‘Golden Cloud’ – Birch with butter-yellow leaves in the spring.  Trees to 15 – 20′. Protect from afternoon sun.
  • Calycanthus raustonii ‘Hartlage Wine’ – Sweetshrub – 10′ shrub with 2″ wine colored flowers in summer.
  • Cornus alternifolia ‘Argentea’ – Variegated Pagoda Dogwood – White variegated leaves on a tree to 15 – 25′ with tiered/layered horizontal branching.
  • Carpinus betula ‘Foliis Argenteovariegatis Pendula’ – Variegated weeping Hornbeam to 10′ x 10′.
  • Cornus kousa chinensis ‘Kristen Lipka’s Variegated Weeper’ or KLVW – A variegated weeping Dogwood.
  • Disanthus c. ‘Ena nishiki’ – A 6 to 10 shrub for part shade with variegated blue-green leaves with a white margin.  Small dark purple flowers in October. For Part shade.
  • Fagus sylvatica ‘Brathay Purple’ – Beech tree to 20 to 26′ with curled, dark red/purple foliage.
  • Fagus sylvatica ‘Franken’ – Variegated Beech – A slow growing tree to 10′ with white and green variegated foliage.
  • Fagus sylvatica ‘Mercedes’ – Dwarf Beech with green, willowlike foliage turning bronze in the Fall.
  • Ginkgo biloba ‘Anny’s Dwarf’ – A dwarf tree to 5 – 6′.
  • Ginkgo biloba ‘Layin Low’ – Prostrate form to 2′ x 3-4′ wide.
  • Gingko biloba ‘Sunstream’ – Variegated form with yellow and green leaves.
  • Ginkgo biloba ‘Tremonia’ – A narrow form to 30 – 50 tall, and only 6′ wide.
  • Halesia tetraptera ‘Silver Splash’ – Variegated Carolina Silverbell – Small understory tree with white flowers and winged fruit.
  • Quercus patraea ‘Purpurea’ – Purple Sessile Oak – purple leaves on a slow growing tree to 50′.
  • Zelkova serrata ‘Goshiki’ – Small tree with variegated white and green leaves.
Halesia t. 'Silver Splash'
Halesia t. ‘Silver Splash’