Heuchera ‘Forever Purple’

Now available for growers topreorder, Heuchera ‘Forever Purple’from Terra Nova Nurseries hasa vigorous, multi-crown moundinghabit with showstopping foliage.Short-stemmed spikes of purple-pink flowers in the summerare paired with deep, ultra-purpleglossy leaves with fluted edges thatlast throughout the year. Heuchera’Forever Purple’ grows to an averagesize of 12 inches tall by 22 inches wide with a 15-inch flowerheight, and it performs well in Zones 4 to 9 in sun to shade.

For more information: www.terranovanurseries.com

Illicium ‘Pink Frost’

Illicium floridanum ‘Pink Frost’ (First EditionsÇ Pink Frostpurple anise tree) from Bailey Nurseries boasts variegated, whiteand green foliage that provides a backdrop to the shrub’s deepmaroon, star-shaped flowers. This shade garden standout addsextra winter interest as the variegation turns a pink-rose colorwhen temperatures dip. Hardy in zones 6 to 9, ‘Pink Frost’ reaches6 to 10 feet tall and wide and is a vigorous growing evergreen.

For more information: www.FirstEditionsPlants.com

Lady in Red Physocarpus

Physocarpus Lady in Red (‘Tuilad’)is a medium-sized deciduousshrub with large, attractively lobed,red or reddish-purple leaves thatare much brighter and richer in colorthan other varieties of ninebark.In summer, it produces attractive,dense, round flower heads of tinypink flowers, which look gorgeousagainst the dark foliage. This shrub is an excellent, fully hardy plantwhich, thanks to its color-codedleaves, highlights every landscape.It likes sun or shade and any soil.

For more information: www.planthaven.com/physlady.html