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  • CENTER STAGE® Red Crapemyrtle

    Looking for a crapemyrtle that doesn’t disappear in the crowd? This is it! The CENTER STAGE® Red series was developed by Spring Meadow’s Megan Mathey with the goal of very disease resistant black foliage and super stunning flower color. CENTER STAGE® Red is the first to market, with vivacious cerise-colored blooms in summer.

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  • EL NIÑO® Desert Orchid

    A completely new plant! El Niño desert orchid is a hybrid between a desert willow (Chilopsis linearis) and catalpa (Catalpa sp.), both of which have passed on some really neat characteristics to this remarkable new plant. It’s ready to move into your garden and brave poor soils, dry heat, and even deer to deliver deliciously fragrant orchid-like flowers to your space.

    Why grow El Niño desert orchid?
    – Fabulous garden performance with its heat tolerance and deer resistance
    – Deliciously fragrant and delicate flowers
    – Long bloom time

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  • YUKI CHERRY BLOSSOM® Deutzia

    A pink-flowered version of Deutzia ‘Nikko’, Yuki Cherry Blossom™. Its neat, mounded habit and good deer-resistance makes this a very useful plant for the front of the border, in containers, or cascading over a low wall in groupings or drifts. This shrub blooms in spring, but its rich purple fall foliage gives it multi-season appeal.

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    GIN FIZZ® Juniper

    Superb berry set + supreme durability. It’s the berries that give gin its characteristic flavor, and it’s the berries that make Gin Fizz® juniper extra special. Deep evergreen foliage provides a handsome background to set off the abundant crop of sage green and blue fruits. Conical habit makes this sun-loving, deer resistant evergreen versatile in the landscape.

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