Hydrangea paniculata Hybrid ‘LeeP1’ PPAF White Wedding®
From Louisiana breeder Buddy Lee, the new paniculata introduction White Wedding is receiving rave reviews coast to coast. Unlike sometimes drooping comparable varieties, White Wedding elevates large white, pillow-like, conical blooms on sturdy, upright branches. Growing 4-6 feet tall and 3-5 feet wide and blooming all summer, White Wedding provides dazzling beauty as a cut flower and wows in the landscape. Plus, the sturdy bloom stems ship well. Full sun to part shade lover; grows well in most soil types. Late spring to early fall flowering can be extended by dead-heading aging flower clusters. Hardy in USDA Zones 4 to 8.
Camellia japonica ‘Early Autumn’ Camellia Early Wonder®
Blooming very early in fall, sometimes earlier than its sasanqua cousins, this remarkable Camellia japonica introduction covers with stunning lavender-rose formal double blooms through winter. Lush dark green foliage grows in an upright habit to 6-8 feet tall by 4-6 feet wide. Hardy in USDA Zones 7 to 9.
Viburnum odoratissimum ‘Brant 01’ PPAF Sweet Viburnum Coppertop™
A great viburnum addition, Coppertop™ sweet viburnum features brilliant, dark maroon to copper new growth that reappears after each pruning—giving this plant season-long appeal. This upright evergreen blooms white flower clusters in early spring and is hardy in USDA Zones 8 to 10. An ideal replacement for traditional sweet viburnum and for redtip photinia, Coppertop grows 8-10 feet high by 5-6 feet wide.