About Bailey Nurseries: “Bailey Nurseries is a fourth-generation family-owned nursery serving customers throughout the U.S. and Canada. We are widely recognized as one of the United States’ largest wholesale nurseries, with products distributed by more than 4500 independent garden centers, landscapers, growers and re-wholesalers.”

For more information: ryan.mcenaney@baileynurseries.com


bailey-nurseries_1116_a7336_1Cephalanthus occidentalis ‘Bailoptics’ PPAF

Common name: First Editions® Fiber Optics™ buttonbush

Trademark: PPAF

Introduced by: Bailey Nurseries

  • USDA hardiness zone: Zones 4 to 9
  • Ornamental features: More compact than species; tolerates flooding and wet soils; wildlife benefits; seed eaten by waterfowl; flowers a rich source of nectar; excellent for wetland restoration
  • Habit and growth rate: Compact, rounded; 5 to 6’ tall by 5 to 6’ wide
  • Culture: Full sun; very wet tolerant; drought tolerant in Minnesota trials
  • Pest/disease problems/unique resistance: None indicated
  • Availability: Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 5 containers

 

1116_a7336_2Hydrangea paniculata ‘Rendia’ PP24,667

Common name: First Editions® Diamond Rouge™ hydrangea

Trademark: Hydrangea paniculata ‘Rendia’ PP24,667

Introduced by: Plant Introductions Inc.

  • USDA hardiness zone: Zones 4 to 8
  • Ornamental features: Reddest H. paniculata on the market and more compact than Vanilla Strawberry; takes on color earlier than other pink H. paniculata; wine-red flowers are long-lasting
  • Habit and growth rate: Compact, upright; 4 to 5’ tall by 3 to 4’ wide
  • Culture: Full sun to part shade
  • Pest/disease problems/unique resistance: None indicated
  • Availability: Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 5 containers

 

1116_a7336_3Illicium parviflorum ‘PIIP-I’ PPAF

Common name: First Editions® BananAppeal™ small anise tree

Trademark: PPAF

Introduced by: Plant Introductions Inc.

  • USDA hardiness zone: Zones 6 to 9
  • Ornamental features: Golden yellow, anise-scented foliage does not bleach in winter; does not send out long shoots like ‘Florida Sunshine’; great accent plant for a shade garden
  • Habit and growth rate: Compact, mounding; 3’ tall by 4’ wide
  • Culture: Shade
  • Pest/disease problems/unique resistance: None indicated
  • Availability: Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 5 containers

 

1116_a7336_4Ligustrum vulgare ‘Swift’

Common name: First Editions® Straight Talk™ privet

Trademark: None indicated

Introduced by: Bailey Nurseries

  • USDA hardiness zone: Zones 4 to 8
  • Ornamental features: Tightly upright without flop; great substitute for ‘Sky Pencil’, white flowers followed by black fruit; minimal seed production; prune if self-seeding is a concern
  • Habit and growth rate: Upright; 12’ tall by 2’ wide
  • Culture: Full sun; drought tolerant; adaptive to
    multiple soil types; tolerates urban conditions
  • Pest/disease problems/unique resistance: None indicated
  • Availability: Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 5 containers

 

1116_a7336_5Viburnum plicatum ‘PIIVB-I’ PPAF

Common name: First Editions® Opening Day™ doublefile viburnum

Trademark: PPAF

Introduced by: Plant Introductions Inc.

  • USDA hardiness zone: Zones 5 to 8
  • Ornamental features: Perfectly round, pure white, baseball-size flowers in April; shrub has tight habit; evergreen to semi-evergreen, corrugated leaves age to beautiful shades of cabernet in fall
  • Habit and growth rate: Rounded; 5’ tall by 5’ wide
  • Culture: Full sun to part shade
  • Pest/disease problems/unique resistance: None indicated
  • Availability: Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 5 containers