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Spirea

 

Spirea has an all season interest and will look fantastic in any residential design.  It is a deciduous shrub that will be bare in the winter but adds a nice display in the fall with foliage colors or bright orange and red.  The spirea blooms a distinctive flower a lot like yarrow.

Linden Trees

Linden trees (also known as basswood or lime tree) are the most underappreciated shade tree in North America today.  They make a great addition to any landscape and we would like to point out a few reasons why.   

Canadian Rose Introductions

The perfect rose is captivating.  There is nothing equal to the dramatic blooms, amazing color and the rich foliage of a rose.  Roses are very easy to enjoy, but how easy are they to grow and maintain in Canada?

Romance Series Dwarf Cherries

The University of Saskatchewan’s Dr. Bob Bors and Rick Sawatsky created and released a successful series of hardy dwarf sour cherries that can be grown in the prairies.  The Romeo, Juliet, Valentine, Crimson Passion and Cupid are all apart of the Romance series.

Hosta (Hostaceae) – Shade tolerant plants

These hardy herbaceous perennials are easy to grow and are popular in any garden space.  Hostas are beautiful plants that come in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors.

Vaccinium myrtillus:  The name vaccinium was used in classical Latin for a type of berry

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