New Shrubs for 2021

February 7, 2021

Each year at Greenland™, we are on the lookout for new and exciting hardy shrubs to add to your garden! Here are a few of our top picks for 2021:

Cherry on Top False Spirea

(Sorbaria sorbifolia ‘Bococot’)

  • New compact selection of an extremely hardy and versatile shrub
  • Cherry-red seed pods add extra interest in the late season
  • Attractive foliage with great fall colour
  • For sun or part shade; tolerates poor soil
  • Ht. 4-5’ Sp. 4-5’
  • Zone 2
Fireside Ninebark

Fireside Ninebark

(Physocarpus opulifolius ‘UMNHarpell’)

  • Dramatic foliage plant with fiery-red new growth that matures to deep burgundy-purple
  • Pinkish-white flowers in spring
  • Hardy and reliable; plant in full sun for best colour
  • Ht. 5-7’ Sp. 4-6’
  • Zone 2/3
Flowerfesta Purple Lilac

Flowerfesta Purple Lilac

(Syringa meyeri ‘Anny200809’)

  • An improved version of the popular dwarf Korean lilac
  • Large clusters of deliciously fragrant, soft-purple flowers appear in spring, and rebloom towards the fall
  • For full sun and well-drained soil
  • Ht. 3-5’ Sp. 3-5’
  • Zone 3

Illuminati Arch Mockorange

(Philadelphus coronarius ‘SMNPBD’)

  • Selected for a neat and tidy growth habit
  • Double, pure white, sweetly scented flowers in early summer
  • For full sun; moist, well-drained soil
  • Ht. 3-4’ Sp. 3-4’
  • Zone 3-4
Invincibelle Garnetta Hydrangea

Invincibelle Garnetta Hydrangea

(Hydrangea arborescens ‘NCHA6’)

  • Large globes of rich, deep pink flowers appear continuously all summer, into the fall
  • Sturdy stems prevent flopping under the weight of the flowers
  • Lush, deep green foliage
  • For sun or part shade; fertile, moist, well-drained soil
  • Ht. 3’ Sp. 3’
  • Zone 3
Limelight Prime Hydrangea

Limelight Prime Hydrangea

(Hydrangea paniculata ‘SMNHPPH’)

  • An improved version of the classic ‘Limelight’ Hydrangea
  • Stronger stems and a more compact habit
  • Large, cone-shaped flowerheads emerge lime-green in midsummer, gradually turning white, then pink by fall
  • For sun or part shade; moist, well-drained soil
  • Ht. 4-5’ Sp. 3-4’
  • Zone 3

Marmalade Potentilla

(Potentilla fruticosa ‘JEFMARM’)

  • Cheery, semi-double, yellow-orange flowers appear continuously all summer
  • One of the hardiest and most reliable shrubs for Alberta
  • Plant in full sun in well-drained soil; ideal for hot, dry areas
  • Ht. 3’ Sp. 3’
  • Zone 2