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Best New Plants for 2013

Each spring I am amazed by the selection and qualities of the new plants for our west coast gardens.  I spend much of the fall and winter sorting through to choose the very best ones for our nursery; the ones that suit Campbell River and the ones that really sound like improvements on old favourites.  For 2013 we have many new items so let's get started!

Buddleia 'Pink Flutterby'

Buddleia Pink Flutterby

... and Buddleia 'Peach Cobbler Flutterby Grande'

Buddleia Peach Cobbler Flutterby Grande

Two new repeat blooming buddleias that are more compact and bushy than the original in fresh new colours.  Hardy to zone 5 these buddleias will mature in your garden to 4' tall and up to 5' wide.  The flowering is also heavier with extra large flowers of either pink or peach that butterflies love.

 


 

Weigela 'Sonic Bloom Pearl, Pink and Red'

Weigela Sonic Bloom PearlWeigela Sonic Bloom PinkWeigela Sonic Bloom Red

Three new Weigela varieties that bloom from May until frost without pruning or deadheading! Gardeners have long loved weigela in bloom but wished that the flowering period lasted longer so this is exciting!  Hummingbirds will be happy too as weigela flowers are perfectly formed natural hummingbird feeders.  These shrubs are super hardy, zone 3, and grow 4-6' tall and wide.

 


 

Pieris 'Fire and Ice'

Pieris is a wonderful shrub for the island.  It grows in full sun and full shade, is evergreen, long blooming, deer resistant, it can be grown in a container and many varieties have colourful red new leaves that follow the flowers giving it a really long season of interest.  In addition to all these lovely attributes the new variety 'Fire and Ice' sports variegated green and white leaves and colourful red new leaves that follow white flowers.  Hardy to zone 5 and grows 5' tall and 3.5' wide.

 


 

Rose 'Love Song'  

Rose Love Song New for 2013

The best new lavender coloured rose of 2013, 'Love Song', has big clusters of large, fully double clear lavender flowers.   This floribunda rose is rounded and bushy so 'Love Song' is as pretty in the garden as it is as a cut flower.


 

Rose 'Oh My'

Rose Oh My New for 2013

If you love red roses here is a beauty for your garden.  Medium to large blooms, ruffled and double, deep velvety red, roses grace this floribunda rose bush. 

 


 

Rose 'Sparkle & Shine'

Rose Sparkle & Shine New for 2013

Good yellow roses aren't always easy to find but the long lasting clear sparkling yellow blooms with good disease resistance makes this new yellow floribunda a winner.  

 


 

Rose 'Twilight Zone'

Rose Twilight Zone New for 2013

If fragrant is how you like your roses you are going to love this new grandiflora rose, Twilight Zone!  Large, fully double, old fashioned roses of a deep, dark, amethyst-purple are complimented by lovely deep green leaves.  

 


 

Rose 'Yabba Dabba Doo'

Rose Yabba Dabba Doo New for 2013

This is a wonderful compact low growing shrub rose that is going to bloom its little heart out for you.  With 'Flowercarpet' Rose as one of the parents you know it will be tough and showy! Yabba Dabba Doo blooms in huge clusters, the flowers are orangey-pink with yellow eye and are sure to grab your attention.

 


 

...and a few more interesting plants

  • Goji Berries
  • Figs
  • Espaliered Fruit Trees
  • Combo Fruit Trees
  • Kleim's Hardy Gardenia - could it be hardy enough for CR? We will keep you posted.
  • Bloomerang Lilac
  • Hydrangeas: Double Delights Perfection, Wedding Gown, Endless Summer, Incrediball and many more...

 

 

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