Shrubs

Growing Colors™ is continuing to offer many of the best shrub varieties available.  Nine varieties sourced from some of the best breeders in the industry via Concept Plants.  Most of our shrub liners will ship dormant and can be placed directly outside instead of taking up important greenhouse space during the springtime rush.  Shipped from Minnesota in our easy-to-handle plastic crates with no additional boxing charges.


View the video below for more details on the Growing Colors™ Shrub Program.  Click on the You Tube icon to enlarge the video.


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  • Amelanchier - Serviceberry

    Serviceberry is rare in that it offers interst in every season.  It kicks off in spring with beautiful white flowers, which develop into tasty purple berries that attract birds in ealry summer.  Leaves turn to a beautiful shade of red and orange in fall, and its silvery bark offers winter appeal.

  • Serviceberry

    A compact form of serviceberry, white flowers appear in spring with 'blueberry like' edible fruit to follow, the fruit is enjoyed by people and birds, foliage will change from green to yellow and scarlet-red in fall, use the fruit in making jellies a
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  • Aronia - Black Chokeberry

    The melanocarpa species of Chokecherry are a little easier to use in the landscape when compared to other types because of its dwarf size and pleasing form.  These shrubs will tolerate a wide range of soils, including wet soil. For best fruit production, plant in full sun.

  • Black Chokeberry

    A slightly taller selection of the native, elata is more vigorous but suckers less than the species, white flowers bloom in spring with persistent black fruit to follow that is loved by birds, brilliant red fall foliage color, fruit is very nutritiou
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  • Black Chokeberry

    Selected for its dwarf form, Iroquois Beauty™ stays much smaller than the species, showy white flowers appear in spring with purple-black fruit to follow, vibrant orange-red fall foliage.
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  • Clethra - Summersweet

    Clethra shrubs are unusual in that they can not only tolerate full sun to full shade but wet soils as well.  The bottlebrush flowers are very fragrant and bloom on new wood so prune in spring if necessary. Rarely bothered by deer or rabbits.

  • Summersweet

    Summersweet is known for its fragrant white summer time flowers that attract butterflies, one of the few shrubs that can tolerate wet soils and shade, soils should not be allowed to dry out, great for areas next to ponds or streams.
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  • Cornus - Dogwood

    Cornus are a North American native and are known for their springtime blossoms, showy bracts, berries and distiinctive bark that can range in color from green to yellow to orange and red.  Very hardy and adaptable, this shrub is easy to maintain and not fussy aout its growing conditions. The summer fruit is loved by birds and wildlife.

  • Dogwood

    This extremely hardy dogwood is great for the variegated green and white foliage and red twig color in the fall-winter, birds are attracted to the white summer berries, fall foliage will turn all shades of red and purple, this is a vigorus shrub that
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  • Diervilla - Dwarf Bush Honeysuckle

    Diervilla, commonly know as Dwarf Bush Honeysuckle, is a deciduous shrub that is great for dry, shaded ares.  While not a true honeysuckle, the "honeysuckle" like yellow flowers bloom all summer. Use for naturalizing or erosion control on a hillside where plants can spread to form colonies.

  • Dwarf Bush Honeysuckle

    A North American native, known for its coppery-green leaf color in summer and yellow tubular flowers, this densely branched, small shrub has exfoliating bark that reveals orange inner bark, foliage is yellow to red in autumn, prune immediately after
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  • NEW FOR 2019
    Diervilla rivularis Honeybee

    Dwarf Bush Honeysuckle

    This Diervilla is a magnet for honey bees and butterflies, use if you are interested in adding a pollinator shrub, foliage and flowers are a vibrant yellow and will brighten any shady space, leaves remain bright yellow into fall, unfussy and easy to
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  • Euonymus - Dwarf Winged Burning Bush

    One of the easiest shrubs to grow. Burning Bush can tolerate a wide variety of growing conditions, even a nearby Black Walnut tree. Its best feature of course, is the bright red fall leaf color, but this adaptable deciduous shrub can grow just about anywhere except poorly drained soils. Corky, winged bark adds interest in winter to early spring.

  • Dwarf Winged Burning Bush

    It's called Burning Bush for a reason, the fire engine red fall leaf color is shockingly vivid in the landscape, tolerant of part shade but plant in full sun for best fall color, it takes well to shearing if it gets too tall, works as a hedge or scre
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  • Hydrangea - Hydrangea

    Best known for their large, showy blooms that can range in color from white to pink, red, purple and blue, they are invaluable for fresh or dried flower arrangements. Grown best in moist but well drained soils, they generally prefer full sun but can tolerate part shade. Native to Japan, China and North America.

  • Hydrangea

    Giant 12" pure white snowball flowers in summer are what keep Annabelle popular, flowers persist and can be used for fresh or dried arrangements, will grow in full sun if moisture is ample.
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  • Hydrangea

    A mophead variety with unique blooms made up of petals in the shape of a star, flowers start out chartreuse then open to pink or purple, blooms on old and new wood.
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  • Hydrangea

    Mophead flowers have pink doubled rosettes with yellow centers that will mature to a dark pink in summer, blooms on old and new wood.
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  • Hydrangea

    Miss Saori stands out because of her heart shaped petals, the giant flowers consist of hundreds of white heart-shaped petals that are edged in red, foliage is burgundy in spring and fall, blooms on old and new wood.
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  • Hydrangea

    Prolific giant pink, blue and purple flowers throughout the summer on sturdy black stems, your soil pH will determine the flower color, more acidic soil brings more blue flowers, blooms on old and new wood.
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  • Hydrangea

    Confetti has lightly scented 10" flowers panicles that are multicolored with a mix of white, pink and chartreuse-green on top, blooms occur from early summer to late autumn.
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  • Leucothoe - Leucothoe

    Leucothoe plants are native to North America and prvide trouble free attractive foliage and flowers. Commonly found in wet soils or along streams, this plant is versatile enough to tolerte most soils. Deer resistance is an added bonus. Make sure that there is plenty of moisture available if planted in full sun.

  • Leucothoe

    Little Flames will flicker in your garden with its bright orange-red evergreen foliage, new growth in spring is red in color which contrasts well with the green foliage beneath, known for a compact, dense form, use as a low hedge or container plant,
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  • Physocarpus - Ninebark

    Colorful, vigorous and easy to grow are words that could best dscribe most Ninebarks. The foliage from spring to fall will put on an incredible show with colors ranging from yellow to orange and purple. Who needs showy flowers when the leaves do all the work by themselves? Plus, the exfoliateing bark adds winter interest.

  • Ninebark

    Great for a splash of color, the bright golden-chartreuse foliage really stands out in the landscape all summer long, in fall the leaves gain a bronze tint, white flowers bloom in summer followed by small red fruit, exfoliating bark on mature branche
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  • Ninebark

    A very dwarf form of Ninebark that stays under 2 feet tall, gorgeous orange-red foliage in spring that darkens to burgundy in summer, blooms in summer with white flowers then followed by dark fruit, can be used as a low hedge plant because its so den
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  • Potentilla Shrub - Potentilla

    Potentilla ask for very little yet give so much. They are tolerant of poor soil types and hot sun which means they're a great candidate for all of those tough landscape situations. Their excellent winter hardiness and unfussy growth habit make them a popular choice for the low maintenence gardener.

  • Potentilla

    A compact selection with an abundance of 1" golden-yellow flowers from June until frost, very hardy, tough and easy to grow in cold climates, adaptable to most conditions but soggy soils, great for low hedges or foundation plantings.
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  • Rhus - Sumac

    This genus of plants are widely used on hillsides for erosion control or where dry conditions occur. Many people know Sumac for its spectacular fall display of red-orange foliage but also for its tough and hardy nature. Very drought tolerant, they are considered to be fire-resistant plants for use in regions threatened by frequent wildfires.

  • Sumac

    Works well as a tough groundcover on hillsides with poor soils, leaves are fragrant when brushed against or crushed, foliage turns brilliant red in fall, drought tolerant.
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  • Rosa - Rose

    Roses are popular flowering shrubs that bloom prolifically in summer through fall. They are available in many flower colors and sizes and are known to have fragrant flowers. Generally, roses prefer full sun and well-drained soil that is nutrient rich with plenty of organic matter.

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    Rosa Dynamite™ Bam!

    Rose

    The variety name 'Bam' refers to how quick this rose will finish, profuse blooms occur quickly in the spring and won't stop until the first frost, 4" wide cherry-red flowers are fully doubled, vigorous and disease resistant foliage, can be used in co
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  • Salix - Salix

    Salix is a hugely diverse group with 300 species that are found on every continent except Australia. Some varieties are grown as a low ground cover and some are sky scraping trees. But almost all will tolerate wet soils. Their vigorous growth habit will allow for Willows to reach their mature height quickly.

  • Dappled Willow

    Hakuro Nishiki has beautiful variegated foliage with green, pink and white highlights all summer, the yellow fall foliage is one of the last to drop in the garden, winter stems turn a showy red, can grow in part shade as an understory shrub or next t
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  • Spirea - Spirea

    Spirea are easy to care for shrubs that produce an abundance of colorful flowers and foliage throughout the summer. They are exceptionally hardy and are regularly used in landscapes where a tough-as-nails plant is needed. Once established, they can tolerate dry soils and some drought. Use as a specimen or plant in mass.

  • Spirea

    This compact shrub is a real powerhouse for late season foliage color, the birch-like green leaves will turn into a big show of bright red, orange and yellow, one of the best fall color shrubs around, creamy soft white flowers appear from late spring
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  • Spirea

    Vibrant chartreuse spring and summer foliage adds color to the garden wherever its planted, clusters of pink flowers appear in summer and last for weeks, fall leaf color looks like flickering flames of red and orange.
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  • Spirea

    A tidy, compact shrub that fits just about anywhere in the garden because it's so small, the vibrant red new leaves in spring will mature to gold then turn burgundy-red in fall, clusters of pink flowers will cover the plant in summer, deadhead to pro
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  • Syringa - Dwarf Korean Lilac

    Lilacs are a classic garden shrub that produce very fragrant, spring-time flowers that come in a wide variety of colors. They are a forgiving shrub and can thrive with neglect when planted in unfavorable conditions.  Full sun will produce the best flower show. If pruning is needed, do so just after blooming occurs in the spring.

  • Lilac

    A superb, small lilac with wine colored flower buds which open to fragrant pink blooms, small rounded foliage and a compact growth habit.
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  • Dwarf Korean Lilac

    A densely compact form with reddish-purple buds opening to pale lilac fragrant flowers in spring, the shrub will be covered in blooms for several weeks, leaves and branches are smaller than many other types, fall leaf color is purplish-red.
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  • Viburnum - Viburnum

    Viburnums are native to North America and are admired for their foliage, flowers amd fruit. Their colorful fall leaf display is a virtual kaleidoscope and will not disappoint. Plus, the persistent fruit will provide winter food for many birds and wildlife.  Most species will grow in moderately fertile, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade.

  • Compact American Viburnum

    A useful shrub if you need a compact hedge or foundation plant, clusters of pure white pinwheel flowers occur in spring, green leaves turn dark red in fall which is followed by golden stems, growth habit is more dense and compact than the species, ve
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  • Weigela - Weigela

    Weigela are very colorful in foliage and flower and will bloom abundantly for weeks at a time. Many varieties will even re-bloom in the fall. The tubular springtime flowers are a favorite of many birds and butterflies. Plants prefer well-drained soil and full sun to part shade. Few if any pests or diseases affect this plant.

  • Weigela

    Rich merlot-rose flowers bloom in late spring against purple-bronze leaves, compact plant that is low maintenance, flowers all summer long, for best results the following year, prune and shape right after blooming.
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  • Weigela

    An old fashioned dwarf Weigela with rosy-pink tubular flowers that will cover the plant in spring, the blooms sit above a backdrop of purple-tinged green foliage, compact and rounded habit, a very low-maintenance shrub that requires little care to lo
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