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Lonicera kamtschatica 'Zojka'
haskap (blue honeysuckle, honeyberry) 'Zojka'

A strong-growing cultivar of large, sweet-sour fruit ripening in May and June. Long-lived and frost hardy shrub. Recommended both for domestic gardens and production plantations. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Berries round, dark blue with a delicate waxy coating, ..

ORIGIN: Poland
Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
no sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 Zones 3 - 7
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 Zones 3 - 7

Rubus phoenicolasius
Japanese Wineberry, Wine raspberry

A shrub of tasty, red fruit and decorative, hairy shoots. Highly resistant to pest and disease. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Fruit small, red, juicy and very aromatic, gathered in bunches in dozens; ripen gradually in the second half of July. The shrub produces s..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
fruits, leaves and stems no 1-3 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun Zones 6 - 8
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun Zones 6 - 8

Rubus occidentalis 'Bristol'
Black raspberry 'Bristol'

A cultivar yielding interestingly coloured, dark fruit of delightfully sweet taste. The shrub does not produce root suckers. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Medium-sized flowers, white to creamy-white, gathered in loose panicles, open in May. Berries large, round, b..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
no 0.5 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 Zones 6 - 8
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 Zones 6 - 8

Rubus fruticosus 'Loch Ness'
Thornless blackberry 'Loch Ness'

A fruit shrub of additional decorative value. The cultivar has thornless shoots and yields large, tasty fruit ripening at the end of summer. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Flowers white or light pink, decorative, open in June-July. Fruit large, firm and glossy-blac..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
no 3-4 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun Zones 6 - 8
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun Zones 6 - 8

Lonicera kamtschatica 'Jolanta'
haskap (blue honeysuckle, honeyberry) 'Jolanta'

A strong-growing cultivar of large, tasty, sour-sweet fruit ripening in May and June. Long-lived and frost hardy. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Fruit oblong, fusiform, dark-blue with a waxy film, very tasty sour-sweet; ripen May-June. Plants yield fruit in the 2nd..

ORIGIN: Raised by Zofia i Hieronim Łukaszewscy, Poland.
Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
cultivated for its berries no 0.4-0.5 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 Zones 3 - 7
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 Zones 3 - 7

Aronia melanocarpa 'Galicjanka'
Black Chokeberry 'Galicjanka'

A Polish plentiful cultivar, recommended as one of the best for production plantations. Easy to maintain, undemanding and disease resistant. Yields fruit early. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Straight, upright shoots. Leaves dark green, in autumn turning crimson. F..

Sadowniczo-Szkółkarski Zakład Doświadczalny in Albigowa (Poland).
Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves which turn red in autumn, edible fruits no 0.5-0 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 Zones 4 - 7
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 Zones 4 - 7

Lonicera kamtschatica 'Krupnoplodnaja'
haskap (blue honeysuckle, honeyberry) 'Krupnoplodnaja'

A shrub yielding tasty, sour-sweet berries ripening in May and June. First fruit set in the 2nd or 3rd year after planting. Long-lived and frost hardy. Recommended for amateur cultivation in domestic gardens. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Fruit oblong, dark-blue, ..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
no 0.4-0.5 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 Zones 3 - 7
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 Zones 3 - 7

Chaenomeles japonica 'Cido'
Japanese Quince 'Cido'

A smallish shrub of decorative flowers and fragrant, bountiful fruit. The cultivar is recommended for all types of house gardens.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Leaves small, dark green, glossy, serrated. Flowers 3-4 cm across, decorative, orange-red, melliferous,..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
flowers and fruits no 0.3-0.5 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 Zones 5 - 7
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 Zones 5 - 7

Chaenomeles japonica 'Sargentii'
Japanese Quince 'Sargentii'

A smallish shrub of decorative flowers and fragrant fruit. The cultivar is recommended for all types of house gardens.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Leaves smallish, dark green, glossy, serrated. Flowers 3-4 cm across, decorative, orange, melliferous, precede the..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
flowers and fruits no sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 Zones 5 - 7
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 Zones 5 - 7

Rubus 'Buckingham Tayberry'
Rubus 'Buckingham Tayberry'

An unusual shrub, raised as a crossing between raspberry and blackberry, of large, juicy, delicious fruit and thornless stems. Undemanding and easy in maintenance. Perfect for house gardens and leisure areas. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Fruit edible and nutritio..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
no sun, 3/4 sun 1 Zones 6 - 8
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun 1 Zones 6 - 8

Elaeagnus multiflora
Cherry silverberry

A highly valuable, resistant and undemanding shrub recommended for all types of house gardens. Well-adjusted to urban conditions.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Leaves lanceolate, their top side dark green, matt, bottom side silver-white, shiny with brown spots. F..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
no sun, 3/4 sun 1 Zones 6 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun 1 Zones 6 - 9

Elaeagnus umbellata Pointilla® Amoroso®
Elaeagnus umbellata Pointilla® Amoroso®

A valuable, resistant and undemanding shrub recommended for all types of house gardens. Well-adjusted to urban conditions.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Leaves lanceolate. Their top side is  green, the bottom one silver-white with brown spots. Flowers smallish (1..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
no sun, 3/4 sun 1 Zones 6 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun 1 Zones 6 - 9

Elaeagnus umbellata Pointilla® Sweet’n’Sour®
Elaeagnus umbellata Pointilla® Sweet’n’Sour®

A valuable, resistant and undemanding shrub, recommended for all types of house gardens. Well-adjusted to urban conditions. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Leaves lanceolate, their top side green, the bottom one – silver-white with brown spots. Flowers smallish (1 c..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
no sun, 3/4 sun 1 Zones 6 - 9
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun 1 Zones 6 - 9

Chaenomeles ×superba 'Crimson and Gold'
Japanese Quince 'Crimson and Gold'

A smallish shrub of highly ornamental flowers and fragrant fruit. The cultivar is recommended for all types of house gardens.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Leaves smallish, dark green, glossy, serrated. The plant’s top attraction are flowers, single, red with yel..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
flowers and fruits no 0.3-0.5 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 Zones 5 - 7
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 Zones 5 - 7

Chaenomeles speciosa 'Kinshiden'
Chinese Flowering Quince 'Kinshiden'

Shrub of decorative, creamy, double flowers and fragrant fruit. The cultivar is recommended for all types of house gardens.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Leaves oblong, serrated, 5-10 cm long. Flowers 3-4 cm across, highly decorative, cream-coloured, double, mell..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
flowers and fruits no sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 Zones 5 - 7
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 Zones 5 - 7

Rosa 'Karpatia'
Rose 'Karpatia'

Fruiting rose recommended for house gardens as well as for commercial plantations. The fruit are a valuable source of vitamin C. The cultivar is resistant, undemanding and easy maintain. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Fruit edible, highly nutritious, quite large (3..

The cultivar selected in the Plant Raising Institute in Bojanice by J. Šimánek in 1973. Slovakia.
Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
flowers no 1 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 Zones 4 - 8
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 Zones 4 - 8

Prunus tomentosa
Nanking Cherry

A prettily blooming fruiting shrub. In spring it is covered with pale pink flowers. It is also recommended due to its tasty fruit, ripening in July. It is suitable for container cultivation.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Leaves medium-sized, serrate; in autumn tu..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
flowers and fruits no sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 Zones 3 - 8
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 Zones 3 - 8

Aronia mitschurinii
Chokeberry

Deciduous shrub of ornamental flowers and edible, black fruit. Easy to maintain, healthy and highly hardy. Suitable for house gardens and parks. WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Upright shoots. Leaves dark green, turn purple red in autumn. Flowers small, white, gathe..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
no sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 Zones 3 - 7
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 Zones 3 - 7

Amelanchier alnifolia 'Honeywood'
Saskatoon serviceberry 'Honeywood'

A valuable, ornamental deciduous shrub yielding tasty fruit. Resistant to freeze and springtime frost. Flowers and yields fruit early. Recommended for house gardens and park settings.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Leaves ovate, dark green, turn spectacular orange..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves, flowers, edible fruits no 0.5 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 Zones 3 - 8
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 Zones 3 - 8

Amelanchier alnifolia 'Krasnojarskaya'
Saskatoon serviceberry 'Krasnojarskaya'

A tall deciduous shrub of ornamental flowers and tasty fruit. Resistant to freeze and springtime frost. Flowers and yields fruit early. Recommended for house gardens and for commercial plantations.  WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE: Leaves ovate, dark green, turn spec..

Decoration form Evergreen plant Annual growth Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
leaves, flowers, edible fruits no 0.5 m sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 Zones 3 - 8
Aspect Density on 1 m2 Frost hardiness
sun, 3/4 sun, 1/2 sun 1 Zones 3 - 8