|Alberta Wild (Prickly) Rose|
Alberta's provincial flower, Alberta Wild Rose, is a small, deciduous shrub known for its beautiful pink blooms and thick, thorny stems.
Native to Canada, this hardy perennial is an attractive addition to any garden. Wildlife enjoy its edible rosehips, which... more
Amur Maple is an incredibly colourful tree. As summer turns to fall, it's bright green leaves turn fiery red. This tree is perfectly suited for urban environments. It's small size allows you to plant it in city yards and beneath power lines. Amur maple can also... more
|Canadian Buffalo Berry|
Canadian Buffalo Berry is a native deciduous shrub found throughout North America.
This hardy, medium-sized shrub will tolerate poor soil conditions and produces attractive, edible - though very bitter - red fruit.
Interest in this plant as a health food has... more
Common Caragana is a fast growing shrub that's known for its exceptional hardiness and drought tolerance.
Although it's most commonly planted in shelterbelts, Caragana is also an excellent hedge or feature shrub.
In some areas, this species can be difficult... more
|Common Purple Lilac|
Common Purple Lilac is a popular lilac. This large shrub provides excellent privacy or wind protection in an attractive package.
Lilac flowers are pleasantly fragrant and add a beautiful lavender colour to your property. Common Purple Lilac is cold hardy, easy... more
|Common Wild Rose|
Also known as Woods Rose, Common Wild Rose has attractive pink roses and edible bright red rosehips.
This tough, native shrub is a beautiful, low-maintenance addition to any garden. Common Wild Rose is very similar to Alberta (Prickly) Wild Rose but with fewer... more
Diablo Ninebark is a small, low maintenance, multi-stemmed shrub, that is used to add texture or colour to any yard. This plant grows dark purple leaves in the spring and grows slightly faster than Common Ninebark. It features flaky red to brown bark, clusters of... more
Green Alder is a cold hardy, native shrub. It is often planted on infertile sites so it can fix nitrogen from the air and improve the soil.
Green Alder is known for its smooth grey bark and attractive shiny green leaves; it is commonly used in reclamation... more
Hedge Rose is a long-lived, fast-growing shrub. It bears similar flowers to the Alberta Wild Rose. Birds will love its deep red rose hips. Hedge Rose will thrive in a wide variety of soils and is a tall rose forming a useful hedge.
Excellent for shelterbelts... more
Manchurian Lilac is a medium-sized shrub that features fragrant clusters of pale purple flowers in late spring.
Manchurian Lilac is less affected by disease than other lilacs and will create a beautiful border, hedge, or privacy screen. If you are looking for a... more
Mock Orange's white flowers look and smell like those of the orange, with a hint of jasmine in the scent. It is an excellent ornamental shrub. People love the contrast between its flowers and dark green leaves.
Mock Orange is suitable for planting alone or in... more
Peking Cotoneaster is a medium-sized shrub adept to colder climates. Best suited for use as a hedge, Peking Cotoneaster has stunning dark green foliage that turns a stunning reddish orange in the fall... more
Peking Lilac is a small, deciduous shrub. This robust species is not as fragrant as Common Lilac, but it makes up for it with its large clusters of beautiful white flowers in the spring.
Perfect for any yard, Peking Lilac does not sucker, seldom suffers from... more
Pincherry is a small tree that produces clusters of white blossoms in spring followed by bright red berries that ripen through the summer. Then in the fall, the red color of the leaves is really quite attractive.
The fruit is quite sour when eaten fresh but is... more
Pussy Willow is a large shrub or small tree that produces catkins that are soft, silky, and silvery before leaves appear in the spring. This native willow prefers moist to wet soil.
Pussy Willow makes a beautiful accent tree, and its bright branches can be used... more
Pygmy Caragana is a shrub that is related to Common Caragana and has a compact size that is suitable for yards with limited space. Its size is perfect for landscaping and decorative hedges, and requires little maintenance. This nitrogen fixer has fine-textured... more
|Red Osier Dogwood|
Red Osier Dogwood is a small deciduous shrub that features deep red stems and twigs year-round, with creamy white flowers in the spring.
It is a complementary space filler to any shrub and flower garden, and mixes well with Yellow Twig Dogwood. Red Osier... more
River Alder is a large shrub or small tree with a multi-stemmed, spreading habit. A shrub native to the boreal forests across North America, River Alder is an excellent tree for soil stabilization near rivers and creeks.
This tree is recognizable by its small... more
Sandbar Willow is a deciduous species native to much of North America. This mid-sized, fast-growing shrub can be found in very wet areas, making it an ideal plan to use in a wet area with erosion risk.
Sandbar Willow has long, narrow green leaves, and its... more
Sea Buckthorn is a shrub that produces attractive berries high in vitamin C.
While we can't confirm claims that the berries are effective in treating various ailments, many people believe consuming the berries helps with arthritis, infections, and asthma, among... more
|Silver Buffalo Berry|
Silver Buffalo Berry is a cold hardy, ornamental shrub that is commonly used in the first row of shelterbelts instead of caragana or lilac. It features subtle yellow flowers, smooth grey bark, and red fruit. On occasion orange fruit is produced and rarely a yellow... more
|Silverberry (Wolf Willow)|
Silverberry (also known as Wolf Willow) is a common native North American shrub. This beautiful ornamental plant has characteristic silver leaves and fragrant yellow flowers.
Its silver berries remain on the branches through the winter. Silverberry is cold... more
Variegated Dogwood, also known as Silver Leaf Dogwood, is a small shrub that is often used in the first row of a shelterbelt, as a hedge, or for soil stabilization projects. It has the same distinctive red bark and white flowers and berries as Red Osier... more
Popular Hedge Species!
Villosa Lilac, aka Late Lilac, is a relatively large and cold hardy shrub with excellent privacy and wind protection as well as fragrant flowers.
Its mauve flowers grow in clusters at the end of its branches during mid to late summer... more
|Yellow Twig Dogwood|
Yellow Twig Dogwood is a small deciduous shrub with attractive, bright yellow bark.
It features delicate white, star-shaped flowers and white fruit. It is often used as a screen, and its wide-spreading roots help stabilize areas experiencing soil erosion... more