Favorite Plants and Flowers From Bailey Nurseries
This Minnesota nursery and multi-generational family business prides itself on classics like Endless Summer hydrangeas and a host of favorites-in-the-making.
Red foliage deepens to a rich burgundy as the seasons change in this cold-hardy and drought-tolerant barberry.
Introduced in 2015, Limoncello barberry has lovely chartreuse foliage tinged with red. It is recommended that this barberry be planted in full sun to maintain its colorful foliage.
This barberry is a lovely pick for a foundation plant that grows from 3-4 feet tall.
Cayenne Silky Dogwood
This Cornus amomum 'Cayenne' is well suited to moist areas.
'Cayenne' silky dogwood offers a variety of looks throughout the season, including the formation of porcelain blue berries in late summer. This silky dogwood also looks to be Japanese beetle resistant in Georgia.
'Cayenne' silky dogwood really hits its stride in the fall with vibrant red-orange color.
'Cinnamon Girl' Distylium
Looking for boxwood, yew or viburnum alternatives? This 2016 introduction, small leaf distylium 'Cinnamon Girl' might be just the ticket.
'Sweet Tea' Gardenia
A 2016 introduction, this reblooming double gardenia boasts flowers the size of tennis balls and classic gardenia fragrance. Best in zones 7-9.
Hibiscus 'Summer Ruffle'
The foliage of this variegated hibiscus has blue green foliage with creamy white margins, and works best in zones 5-8.
A 2016 plant introduction, 'Summer Ruffle' hibiscus is great as a container focal point or in a small garden. In summer, look for dark pink to lavender flowers.
'Diamond Rouge' Hydrangea
This stunning panicle hydrangea is the reddest of the hydrangea paniculata and blooms white before transforming into a deep raspberry red.
Bright white, cone-shaped flowers distinguish the 'Jetstream' hydrangea from Bailey Nurseries.
Fade to Pink
This Hydrangea quercifolia with glossy dark green foliage blooms with white flowers that then turn a lovely pink.
A 2016 introduction, 'Twilight Magic' crape myrtle has deep plum-colored foliage and pink flowers that make it pop in any landscape.
First Editions 'Lemon Meringue' potentilla is a 2016 introduction and has light yellow double flowers with a rose-like appearance.
'Creme Brule' Potentilla
A 2016 intro, this double flowering potentilla 'Creme Brûlé' features bright white flowers all summer long.
'Electric Lights Red'
A 2016 introduction, 'Electric Lights Red' azalea is a hardy azalea with fire engine flash. Great for northern gardens, this azalea can handle both full sun and part shade.
Fire Engine Red
'Electric Lights Red' azalea forms an upright mound in the landscape and works for zones 4-7.
'Electric Lights Double Pink'
'Electric Lights Double Pink' azalea is a 2016 introduction and a double flowered form that will tolerate full sun to part shade.
Flower buds of the 'Electric Lights Double Pink' azalea are hardy to -30 Fahrenheit for this plant that works in zones 4-7.
'Pink Sparkler' Birchleaf Spirea
A 2016 introduction, this Spirea betulifolia blooms in early summer with large pink flowers.
Small but Sensational
This 'Spring Lace' viburnum is a compact, rounded viburnum with white, lacy inflorescences.
Dark, lustrous leaves contrast beautifully with the lacy flowers of this 'Spring Lace' viburnum, a 2016 introduction. These compact plants do well in zones 6-9.
'Blue Puffball' Chastetree
A great drought-tolerant container plant, this dwarf, ball-shaped Vitex agnus castus features deep, blue, fragrant blooms.
'Blue Puffball' Chastetree attracts butterflies and features fragrant flowers. Best in zones 6-9.