May Night Sage – Salvia x superba ‘May Night’

May Night Sage - Salvia x superba 'May Night’

May Night Sage has low compact mounding soft foliage and creates beautiful blue indigo flowers in the summer.  This deer resistant perennial is perfect for borders in the landscape and mixes well with other perennials.  You can place Salvia in containers or mix it with low growing flowering shrubs like Gold Mound Spirea.  The yellow…

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Swamp White Oak – Quercus bicolor

Swamp White Oak is a native tree to the Hudson Valley.  This oak can handle wet spring locations but the ground should be allowed to dry going into the summer. If you have a permanently wet location I recommend that you plant Bald Cypress or Weeping Willow instead.  Give this swamp white oak some room…

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Bloodgood Japanese Maple – Acer Palmatum ‘Bloodgood’

Acer Palmatum ‘Blood Good’

Bloodgood Japanese Maple is an excellent choice for a small growing specimen tree in your landscape.  Burgundy foliage emerges in spring and provide but color throughout the season.  In Autumn the leaves change to  blazing reds and oranges.  Bloodgood is also a good selection for one of the best deer resistant trees in the Hudson…

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Bald Cypress – Taxodium distichum

Taxodium distichum

Bald Cypress is one of the best trees for wet locations and it also grows very well in organic well drained soils too.  Bald Cypress is a tree that grows from the Hudson Valley all the way to the deep south Florida everglades.  This tree in its mature form develops these awesome knobby knees that…

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