We are to our last session of the morning with Dave Shanklin from Greenleaf. He is talking tom us about new and improved woody ornamental plants.
I’m going to post some of the ones I like.
Shangtung Maple Firedragon – very drought tolerant with good coloring
Golden Dreams Boxwood
Burgundy Hearts Redbud – good burgundy leaf color that holds all summer
Ruby Falls Redbud – weeping habit and burgundy red leaves
Bahama Pink Sky Daylily – early blooming (4-6 wks) also Kokomo sunset, Bermuda peach, jamaca sunset, key largo moon
Teddy Bear Magnolia – very cool flower form, very dense foliage
Columnar Apple Collection – 4 varieties, tree grows strait up with apples produced close along the trunk
Bloom-A-Thon Azalea – blooms 4-6 weeks in the spring and blooms again in fall, 4 varieties, marketed through PW; double pink looks great
Sweet Tree Lilac – for the south