Editor's note: While we're preparing the 2019 New Plant Pavilion, let's revisit some of the plants from the 2018 edition. Check out the whole list here.
Cornus alba First Editions® Neon Burst™ Dogwood
First Editions® Neon Burst™ is a compact plant with attractive chartreuse foliage and strong sun tolerance. Its stems have a rich red hue early in the season. Fall foliage is a rainbow of purple, red, yellow and orange. In winter, stems turn glossy scarlet red.
Distylium First Editions® Swing Low™
First Editions® Swing Low™ Distylium is a low-growing evergreen with dainty blue-green leaves. It grows well in dry or wet soils, seasonally flooded areas, and slopes. It’s also heat tolerant, adapts well to pruning when needed, and is disease and insect resistant. Swing Low™ is especially perfect for mass planting.
Gardenia jasminoides First Editions® Sweet Star® Gardenia
Sweet Star® offers more of what we already crave about gardenia: big, fragrant, abundant flowers bloom well into summer and early fall. Add pretty orange fruit later in the season on an already nicely rounded, tidy plant and you will easily fall in love.
crenata First Editions® Straight & Narrow™ Japanese Holly
Straight & Narrow™ holly is a perfectly suited vertical accent for home and urban landscapes. Its shiny dark green leaves and tidy structure make it a standout no matter what time of year. Its columnar shape makes it a great fit
Hydrangea paniculata First Editions® Berry White™ Hydrangea ‘Renba’ PPAF
First Editions® Berry White™ hydrangea is a summer stunner with strong, upright stems and large cone-shaped flowers. The flower color starts out white in July then progresses to dark pink. Color shades can vary by location, climate
Lagerstroemia First Editions® Sunset Magic™ Crapemyrtle ‘PIILAG-IX’ PPAF
Talk about a sizzling combination! First Editions® Sunset Magic™
Ligustrum vulgare First Editions® Straight Talk™ Privet ‘Swift’
First Editions® Straight Talk™ privet is perfect as a vertical accent in tight spaces at only 2’ wide and tightly upright. Cold hardy and drought tolerant, it’s easy-to-grow in a wide range of soils and tolerates urban conditions. Flowers are white and followed by black fruit.
Syringa First Editions® Virtual Violet™ Lilac
Shiny violet new leaves, deep purple stems, raspberry-purple buds, and fragrant violet flowers make Virtual Violet™ a standout new lilac. Its leaf petioles remain violet well into the summer, and the dense, upright habit makes it a great choice for a hedge or use in foundation plantings.
plicatum First Editions® Opening Day™ Doublefile Viburnum ‘PIIVIB-II’ PPAF
First Editions® Opening Day™ Doublefile viburnum is a compact plant that is covered with baseball sized, snowball-like flowers that open with a tinge of green and quickly mature to pure white. Plants are tight
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