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Acer ginnala 'Bailey Compact'
This Bailey Nurseries introduction is a finer branched, more compact form of Amur maple with fragrant flowers and terrific fall color. It is great as a specimen, screen or hedge plant.
Size at maturity (height x width): 5-10'H x 5-10' W
Zone: 3
Price: #5 - $59.00
Photos: Photo 1

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Kinnickinnick)
Evergreen shrub-groundcover. Native. Tiny pink urn shaped blooms, red ornamental fruit.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 4" SP 20"
Zone: 2
Price: #1 - $
Photos: Photo 1

Berberis thunbergii 'Concorde'
A dwarf globe shaped barberry with deep purple, velvety foliage. New growth is red giving the shrub an interesting accent. Fruit is red and sparse. Its small size makes it ideal for the perennial border or the front of a shrub border. Tolerates dry conditions well.
Size at maturity (height x width): 2 ft H x 3 ft W
Zone: 4
Price: #2 - $35
Photos: Photo 1

Cornus alba 'Baihalo' (Ivory Halo dogwood)
Globe shaped with red stems and variegated green and white foliage. Shade tolerant.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 5' SP 5'
Zone: 3
Price: #2 - $37
Photos: Photo 1

Cotoneaster lucidus (Peking Cotoneaster)
Shiny green leaves turn orange-red in fall. Pink blooms in spring followed by black berries.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 6.5' SP 5'
Zone: 2
Price: #1 - $19 , #2 - $25
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2

Forsythia ovata 'Northern Gold'
One of earliest blooming shrubs. Profuse yellow flowers
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 6.5' SP 6.5
Zone: 3
Price: #2 - $34
Photos: Photo 1

Philadelphus lewisii 'Blizzard' (Mock Orange)
Extremely fragrant white flowers. Dark green foliage, red stems. Best selling shrub at Alaska Hardy
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 5' SP
Zone: 3
Price: #2 - $34
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2 Photo 3 Photo 4

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Center Glow'
Similar to Diabolo with new yellow-green foliage maturing to bright red. White blooms in late spring. Best colour in full sun.
Size at maturity (height x width): 8ft H x 8ft W
Zone: 3
Price: #2 - $38 , #5 - $59
Photos: Photo 1

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Monlo' (Diabolo Ninebark)
The deep purple foliage of this versatile shrub makes it a standout in the garden. Makes a great dense hedge or screen. Many creamy-white flowers in summer. Foliage can become green in high heat or partial shade. Deciduous.
Size at maturity (height x width): 6.5' x 42"
Zone: 2
Price: #2 - $34
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2

POTENTILLA FRUITICOSA 'Abbotswood'
Dwarf spreading, blooms summer to fall. Large white flowers.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 40" X SP 40"
Zone: 2
Price: #2 - $32
Photos: Photo 1

POTENTILLA FRUITICOSA 'Gold Drop'
Finely textured foliage. An abundance of lemon yellow flowers bloom all summer.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 24" X SP 30"
Zone: 2
Price: #1 - $18 , #5 - $56
Photos: Photo 1

Potentilla frut. 'Pink Beauty'
Double pink flowers bloom all summer. Bright green foliage.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 40" x SP 40"
Zone: 2
Price: #3 - $45
Photos: Photo 1

Potentilla frut. 'Snowbird'
Young plants are single white maturing to double. Great for hedges.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 30" x SP 30"
Zone: 2
Price: #5 - $55
Photos: Photo 1

Potentilla frut. 'Tangerine'
Mounding, gray-green foliage and orange tinted yellow flowers. Multi purpose shrub.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 30-40" x SP 30-40"
Zone: 2
Price: #5 - $56
Photos: Photo 1

Prunus x cistena Purple L. Plum/Sand Cherry
Large shrub with purple-red leaves and branches and fragrant, dainty pink spring blooms. Excellent contrast shrub. Prefers well-drained soil. Prune after flowering to maintanin size and shape as needed.
Size at maturity (height x width): 6ft H x 5ft W
Zone: 3
Price: #2 - $32
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2

Rhododendron 'Ramapo'
Excellent in our rock gardens. Evergreen foliage, lavender blooms from attractive buds. Prefers peaty, moist acidic soil that must be well-drained. Small accent shrub.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 30" SP 40"
Zone: 3
Price: - $
Photos: Photo 1

Sambucus nigra 'Gerda' (Elderberry Black BeautyTM)
Hardy with intense dark purple foliage from spring to fall. Pink spring blooms have a sweet lemon fragrance. Edible black berries in late summer. Described as the 'Japanese Maple of the North'. Drought tolerant once established.
Size at maturity (height x width): 8ft H x 6ft W
Zone: 3
Price: #2 - $40
Photos: Photo 1

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Mound'
Low, mound of golden yellow, spring foliage, accented by clusters of pink flowers on new wood in summer. Foliage turns yellow-green in summer, then yellow-orange in fall. Compact contrast, foundation or border plant. Requires moist, well-drained soil.
Size at maturity (height x width): 30in H x 40in W
Zone: 3
Price: #2 - $29.00
Photos: Photo 1

Spiraea x billardii 'Triumphans'
A large upright shrub topped with audacious plumes of violet-pink flowers throughout the summer, tends to sucker and form colonies, best used where this is an advantage; prune off flower heads after blooming to keep it looking neat
Size at maturity (height x width): 5ft H x 4ftW
Zone: 3
Price: #2 - $32.00

Spirea nipponica 'Snowmound'
Dwarf Spirea with rounded clusters of white blooms in late spring. Dense, dark foliage on arching branches. Use for borders, specimen or mass planting. The Royal Horticultural Society have given it their prestigious Award of Garden Merit.
Size at maturity (height x width): 40" x 40"
Zone: 3
Price: #2 - $32.00
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2

Symphoricarpos albus White Snowberry
Compact, suckering native shrub with white ornamental berries from summer to fall and light pink spring blooms. Blue-green foliage. Tolerates shade and heavy clay soil. Mainly used as a reclamation and xeriscape plant.
Size at maturity (height x width): 40inches x 40 inches
Zone: 2
Price: #5 - $59
Photos: Photo 1

SYRINGA (Lilac) 'Anden an Ludwig Spaeth'
French lilac, early blooming, strong fragrance, single purple blooms.
Size at maturity (height x width):
Zone:
Price: - $
Photos: Photo 1

Syringa meyeri 'Palibin' Dwarf Korean Lilac
Compact, dwarf lilac with red, pointed buds opening to fragrant, dainty, single lavender-pink blooms and dark green rounded leaves turning orange-red in fall. Good for small spaces and hedging.
Size at maturity (height x width): 42in H x 5ft W
Zone: 2
Price: #2 - $34
Photos: Photo 1

Syringa patula 'Miss Kim'
Another of our favorites! Hard to find the foliage when in bloom. Fragrant, light purple blooms. Attracts bees.
Size at maturity (height x width): 5ft H x 5ft W
Zone: 3
Price: #3 - $45.00
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2

Syringa x 'Penda' Bloomerang Lilac
Yes. Finally a lilac that blooms twice in a season. It's new. Fragrant blue-lavender blooms.
Size at maturity (height x width): 5ft x 5ft
Zone: 3
Price: 3gallon - $49
Photos: Photo 1

Syringa x pres. 'Donald Wyman'
Upright shrub with clusters of single purple flowers. Lightly fragrant. Steve's favorite. Non sucker.
Size at maturity (height x width): 10ft H x 5ft W
Zone: 2
Price: #3 - $45 , #5 - $
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2

Syringa x pres. 'James MacFarlane'
Non suckering upright, later, blooming about 2 weeks later than French. Single pink blooms.
Size at maturity (height x width): 8ft x 8ft
Zone: 2
Price: #5 - $ , #5 - $
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2

Viburnum Common Snowball
Ball shaped clusters of double white blooms. Foliage turns burgundy red in fall with red berries.
Size at maturity (height x width): 8'x8'
Zone: 3
Price: #5 - $$48

Weigela florida 'Red Prince'
Rich, red tubular blooms hold color well in spring and again in late summer. Upright branches arch with age, accented by bright green pointy foliage. Prefers moist, well-drained soil. Prune after second bloom period. Border, mass or specimen shrub.
Size at maturity (height x width): 5ft x 5ft
Zone: 3
Price: #2 - $30.00
Photos: Photo 1

Edibles

  Berry Bushes

Amelanchier alnifolia 'Northline' (Saskatoon)
Self fertile. Full sun. Commercial production. Lrg. Sweet, late season fruit, orange fall foliage.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 6' SP 6'
Zone: 2
Price: #2 - $$32
Photos: Photo 1

Malus 'Harcourt'
Medium size red crisp, juicy, white-fleshed, mild-flavoured apple. Excellent for eating, baking and juicing. Ripens late summer - early fall. Requires a different apple within 150m (500') for cross-pollination. White spring flowers with pink tint.
Size at maturity (height x width): 20ft H x 16ft W
Zone: 3
Price: #5 - $
Photos: Photo 1

Malus 'Parkland' (Apple)
Summer. Pick under-ripe. Medium sized green with red stripes. Good for eating and cooking.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 20' SP 16'
Zone: 3
Price: #5 - $89
Photos: Photo 1

Prunus besseyi x P. Salicina 'Compass (Cherry-Plum)
Late summer. Pollinator plum. Juicy, yellow-red clingstone with yellow skin. Jams and jellies.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 6.5' x SP 5-6.5'
Zone: 3
Price: #5 - $89
Photos: Photo 1

Prunus cerasus 'Evans' (Evans sour cherry)
Big sweet bright red translucent fruit. Good for eating, jams and jellies. Self pollinating.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 10' x SP 8'
Zone: 3
Price: #5 - $89
Photos: Photo 1

Prunus tomentosa Nanking Cherry
Showy white flowers with a pink blush are produced in early spring before leaves appear. Tasty red 1/3" fruits ripen in August, make excellent jams and jellies or may be eaten fresh. Wildlife also love the fruit, a great conservation plant.
Size at maturity (height x width): 8-10ft H x 10-12' W
Zone: 2
Price: #2 - $36
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2

Ribes josta Josta Berry
New for 2014! Cross between a black currant and gooseberry. Late June fruit ripens and turns black; sweet with a hint of black current; excellent for jellies and fresh eating. Like black currants the fruit freezes well, and like many other members of the Ribes genus it is rich in Vitamin C. Resistant to powdery mildew and white pine blister rot. Self pollinating
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 4-5 ft x 4 ft
Zone: 3
Price: #2 - $29
Photos: Photo 1

Ribes rubrum 'Red Lake' (Red currant)
Self fertile. Clusters of large red berries on 2-3 year old wood. Easy to grow. Spreads
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 40-60" SP 40-60"
Zone: 3
Price: #2 - $29
Photos: Photo 1

Viburnum trilobum 'Bailey's Compact'
Compact form of American Highbush Cranberry with slight red edge on new foliage and deep red colour in autumn. Sporadic white bloom clusters in spring. Edible red fruit in late summer. Use for hedges, borders and mass planting.
Size at maturity (height x width): 5'x5'
Zone: 2
Price: #2 - $28
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2

  Perennial Vegetables and Fruits
  Fruit Trees

Deciduous Ornamental and Shade Trees

Acer platanoides 'Royal Red' (Maple)
Slow growing with a dense, oval canopy of glossy maroon foliage turning bright red in fall. Prefers well-drained soil.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 33' SP 23'
Zone: 4
Price: #7 - $130.
Photos: Photo 1

Betula papyrifera (Paper birch)
Reddish young bark matures to white. Clump form. Beautiful yellow fall foliage. Native.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 40' SP 26'
Zone: 2
Price: - $ , #10 - $168
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2 Photo 3

Larix sibirica (Larch)
Fast growing, needs full sun. Spring and summer soft green needles turn golden yellow in fall. Needles shed in fall but attractive cones stay on tree all winter.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 50' SP 20'
Zone: 2
Price: #5 - $59
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2

Malus 'Royalty' (Ornamental Crabapple)
Darkest puple leaves of all crabs and reddish-purple blooms in spring. Orange fall foliage.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 16' SP 16
Zone: 2
Price: #7 - $135.00
Photos: Photo 1

Malus 'Spring Snow' (Ornamental Crabapple)
Steve's favorite. A heavy blanket of fragrant white blooms, from distinctive pink buds, cover this oval to round tree in mid-spring. Dark green pointy foliage turns yellow in fall. Non-fruiting, heat tolerant Canadian introduction. Adapts to a wide range of soils.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 20' SP 13'
Zone: 3
Price: #7 - $139
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2 Photo 3

Populus tremuloides (Quaking or Trembling Aspen)
Native, fast growing. White bark. Tolerates moist sites. Great yellow fall color.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 50' SP 20'
Zone: 2
Price: #10 - $$209 , #5 - $$79
Photos: Photo 1

Prunus cerasifera 'Newport'
Hardy ornamental plum on rounded form with dark purple foliage all season and light pink blooms in spring followed by ornamental purple fruit.
Size at maturity (height x width): 13' H x 13' W
Zone: 3
Price: #7 - $155
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2

Sorbus aucuparia 'Michred' Cardinal Royal
Also known as Cardinal Royal Ash. Narrow, oval crown. Deep green foliage with a silvery underside that turns orange-red in autumn. Clustered white flowers in spring.
Size at maturity (height x width): 35ft H x 20ft W
Zone: 2
Price: #15 - $280.
Photos: Photo 1

Sorbus decora (Showy mountain ash)
Hardiest mountain ash. Larger white blooms and ornamental red-orange fruit. Red fall foliage.
Size at maturity (height x width): 20' x 16'
Zone: 2
Price: #10 - $249
Photos: Photo 1 Photo 2 Photo 3

Tilia cordata
Lovely shade, street or specimen tree. Dense heart-shaped leaves on pyramidal, rounded form turn yellow-green in fall. Small, sweetly scented blooms in late spring are very attractive to bees. Tolerates a wide variety of soil types and light shade.
Size at maturity (height x width): 30ft H x 26ft W
Zone: 2
Price: #7 - $139
Photos: Photo 1

Evergreens

Juniperus horizontalis 'Wiltonii' (Blue Rug Juniper shrub)
Carpet-like groundcover. Trailing silver-blue foliage excellent for cascading over walls or rocks.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 4" SP 5'
Zone: 2
Price: #2 - $$30
Photos: Photo 1

Picea abies
The fastest growing and largest of the spruce family. It has a pyramidal shape and branches become pendulous when it matures.
Size at maturity (height x width): 80 H ft x 20 ft W
Zone: 2
Price: #5Super - $59.00 , #15 - $$225
Photos: Photo 1

Picea abies 'Nidiformis' (Birds' Nest Spruce)
Unique, nest-shaped shrub. Layered branches of short, dense, bright green new needles mellow to light green. Neat, compact, low maintenance form. Requires well-drained soil. Tolerates salt and pollution. Slow-growing accent, rock garden or border plant.
Size at maturity (height x width): HT 40" X SP 40"
Zone: 2
Price: #2 - $46 , #5 - $49
Photos: Photo 1

Picea glouca conica Dwarf Alberta Spruce
Great pyramid shaped shrub. Slow growing. Excellent, dense accent shrub. Probably zone 3.
Size at maturity (height x width): 8ft H x 3.5ft W
Zone: 4
Price: #3 - $67 , #10 - $270 , #5Super - $$75
Photos: Photo 1

Picea mariana 'Ericoides' Blue Nest Spruce
Compact, nest-like form with slow growing, dense, short blue-green needles. Best colour in full sun. Hardy and adaptable low groundcover. Great low maintenance border, accent, stone wall or rock garden plant. Prefers moist, slightly acidic, well-drained soil.
Size at maturity (height x width): 40inches x 40 inches
Zone: 2
Price: #2 - $46.00
Photos: Photo 1

Picea p. glauca 'Fat Albert'
Slow growing smaller version of blue spruce which retains its powder blue colour with age. Low maintenance irregular rounded form. Use as accent plant. Prefers moist, slightly acidic well-drained soil.
Size at maturity (height x width): 30-43ft H x 20ft W
Zone: 2
Price: #15 - $$250
Photos: Photo 1

Picea pungens 'Hoopsii'
Attractive silvery blue foliage. Excellent pyramidal form with bright blue new growth, one the finest forms of blue Spruce.
Size at maturity (height x width): 50' x20'
Zone: 3
Price: #15 - $$250
Photos: Photo 1

Picea pungens glauca 'Bakerii'
Upright, very symmetrical evergreen conifer. Stiff horizontal branching forms a columnar pyramid. Deep, gray-blue needles. One of the best �true blues.� Slow growing plant great for smaller landscapes or for use as specimen tree
Size at maturity (height x width): 10-12' x 10-13'
Zone: 2
Price: #20 - $$375
Photos: Photo 1

Pinus Dwarf Scotch Pine
Rounded form with blue-green needles on horizontal branches, attractive reddish bark.
Size at maturity (height x width): 6'x6'
Zone: 3
Price: #5Super - $$119

 

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