Ceratostigma willmottianum An attractive, dwarf shrub suitable for a sunny, sheltered border. Terrific exfoliating bark in tan, beige, and light green. Needs a sheltered, warm situation. Leaves are dark green in center with cream colored edging. Lupines are vulnerable to temperature extremes, and can be short-lived for reasons that are not always obvious. Young, heart - shaped leaves unfurl pale copper, turning rich green. Acer saccharinum A large, fast growing tree with deeply five - lobed leaves, silvery - white beneath, creating a delightful effect when ruffled by the wind.
View with No Pictures. Ideal for rock gardens. Berberis ottowensis 'Superba' Deciduous, arching shrub covered in deep reddish - purple leaves. Brunnera macrophylla As its common name implies, sprays of bright blue forget-me-not flowers are produced in spring above heart shaped leaves. Masses of mid - blue flowers through August, Sept, Oct. Especially pleasing in autumn when the foliage is suffused red. Acer shirasawanum 'Aureum' japonicum 'Aureum' A small, bushy, slow growing tree or large shrub of elegant habit.
Liriope muscari ‘Silver Midget’::Vivai Priola
Ailanthus altissima A beautiful, medium - large sized shrub or small tree. Berberis thunbergii 'Harlequin' A shrub of upright, arching habit. Slow growing to medium size. Paeony form double pink flowers. Astilbe 'Fanal' Plumes of intense crimson flowers above feathery bronze foliage in mid-summer. Carex comans 'Frosted Curls' Low growing, clump forming grass of a lovely, silvery - green, curling at the tips. It is hardy, given some winter protection.
Acer griseum One of the most beautiful, slow growing, small trees. Aronia melanocarpa 'Viking' A medium - sized shrub with narrow, dark green leaves, grey felted beneath. Plant in a sheltered spot. Small specimen or accent tree. Low, spreading semi-evergreen shrub with lavender-pink flowers May to frost. You do not have to invest a fortune in buying enough started plants to cover all at once.