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.”

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Cornus alba ‘ByBoughen’ PP27,956

Common name: First Editions® Neon Burst™ dogwood
Trademark: PP27,956
Introduced by: First Editions® Plants
USDA hardiness zone: Zones 2 to 7
Ornamental features: Attractive chartreuse foliage with good sun tolerance; early stems are rich red, turning glossy scarlet red in winter; fall foliage is purple, red, yellow and orange
Habit, size: Compact; 4 to 5 feet tall by 4 to 5 feet wide
Culture: Full sun to part shade
Pest/disease problems; unique resistance: None indicated
Availability: #2 and #5 containers


Gardenia jasminoides ‘PIIGA-III’ PPAF

Common name: First Editions® Sweet Star™ gardenia
Trademark: PPAF
Introduced by: First Editions® Plants
USDA hardiness zone: Zones 7 to 9
Ornamental features: Big, fragrant, abundant flowers well into summer and early fall; pretty orange fruit later in the season on an already nicely rounded, tidy plant
Habit, size: Rounded; 3 to 5 feet tall by 4 to 5 feet wide
Culture: Full sun to part shade
Pest/disease problems; unique resistance: None indicated
Availability: #2 containers


Ilex crenata ‘PIIC-I’ PPAF

Common name: First Editions® Straight & Narrow™ Japanese holly
Trademark: PPAF
Introduced by: First Editions® Plants
USDA hardiness zone: Zones 6 to 8
Ornamental features: Shiny dark green leaves, tidy structure and strong branches make it a standout all year; columnar shape makes it a great fit in small spaces
Habit, size: Columnar; 6 to 8 feet tall by 2 to 3 feet wide
Culture: Full sun
Pest/disease problems; unique resistance: None indicated
Availability: #2 containers

 


Syringa ‘BailBridget’ PPAF

Common name: First Editions® Virtual Violet™ lilac
Trademark: PPAF
Introduced by: First Editions® Plants
USDA hardiness zone: Zones 3 to 7
Ornamental features: Shiny violet new leaves, deep purple stems, raspberry-purple buds and fragrant violet flowers; leaf petioles remain violet well into summer
Habit, size: Dense, upright; 6 to 8 feet tall by 5 to 7 feet wide
Culture: Full sun
Pest/disease problems; unique resistance: None indicated
Availability: #2, #3 and #5 containers

 

 


Distylium ‘PIIDIST-VI’ PPAF

Common name: First Editions® Swing Low™ distylium
Trademark: PPAF
Introduced by: First Editions® Plants
USDA hardiness zone: Zones 7 to 9
Ornamental features: Dainty, blue-green leaves; perfect for mass planting
Habit, size: Low-growing; 2 to 3 feet tall by 4 to 6 feet wide
Culture: Full sun to part shade; grows well in dry or wet soils, seasonally flooded areas and slopes; heat tolerant; adapts well to pruning when needed
Pest/disease problems; unique resistance: Highly resistant to disease and insects that plague warm-climate varieties like boxwood, cherry laurel, hollies and Indian hawthorn
Availability: #2 containers