Taxodium distichum ‘Peve Minaret’

Peve Minaret Bald Cypress Selected in the Netherlands by Pete Vergeldt, Taxodium distichum ‘Peve Minaret’ is an selection with immense horticultural value. The dense, compact spire has soft, rich-green foliage that begs to be touched. In autumn, the fine, almost feathery needles change to red-brown and hold for weeks. In winter, beautifully tiered branches that point up at […]

Taxodium distichum ‘Cascade Falls’PP#12296

Cascade Falls Bald Cypress The elegant Taxodium distichum ‘Cascade Falls’PP#12296 offers fine foliage, great fall color and dramatic winter form. Its yellow-green spring foliage darkens to soft sage during summer and then mellows to warm brown and orange in fall. In winter, the deciduous conifer shows off gracefully weeping stems. Stake the young tree to any height, and […]

Taxodium (Bald Cypress)

Members of the genus Taxodium, the Bald and Pond Cypress are deciduous conifers that thrive in very wet places, including swamps. Finely textured needles change from green to rich russet in fall, and then drop, showing off striking bark and round leathery cones. The cultivars we offer, chosen for appealing color, growth rate and form, […]

Metasequoia glyptostroboides ‘Miss Grace’

Miss Grace Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides ‘Miss Grace’ is the first Metasequoia cultivar with strongly weeping branches. This gorgeous plant makes a superb living sculpture when it is staked up so the branches drape freely. The tree’s small needles and thin branches resemble those of the species Taxodium, but with opposite, not alternate, buds and needles. […]

Garden Cascades

Like the mesmerizing persistence of the tide lapping at the beach, pendulous and undulating plants provide a magnet for the eye, connecting the aerial garden back to the earth. Pendulous plants all “weep” in their own peculiar way. Some, like Picea abies ‘Pendula’, the Weeping Norway Spruce, are not predictable upright growers without some guidance. Staked up […]