Minnesota Nursery Research Corporation

Category: Shrubs

Northern Sun Forsythia

The bright yellow flowers of forsythia appear before the leaves, signaling the arrival of spring. ‘Northern Sun’ was bred to flower in early spring despite cold temperatures. Species: Forsythia ‘Northern Sun’ Introduction: 1982 Blooms: Late April Flower Color: Yellow Height: 8-10 feet…

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Emerald Triumph Viburnum

‘Emerald Triumph’ viburnum features an excellent combination of looks, disease resistance and cold-hardiness to make it a winner for northern gardeners!  Its features dark green, glossy foliage and white flowers in late spring. Its fruit turns bright red in August and…

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Northern Pearls Pearlbush

‘Northern Pearls’ is the only selection of pearl bush hardy for Minnesota. Its name comes from its flowerbuds, arrayed like pearls along the stem. Species: Exochorda serratifolia ‘Northern Pearls’ Introduction: 1995 Blooms: April Flower Color: White Height: 6-8 feet Spread: 6-8 feet…

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Garden Glow™ Dogwood

Garden Glow™ dogwood is best known for its brilliant yellow-green foliage.  An excellent choice for shade, Garden Glow’s bright foliage will mature to a brilliant burgundy red in fall with its twigs remaining a gorgeous scarlet color throughout the winter…

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Cardinal Dogwood

‘Cardinal’ dogwood is a hybrid selection of Redosier dogwood (Cornus sericea) bred for its bright red winter twig color. In late fall, the twigs and stems develop a bright cherry red color which lasts until spring when the plant leafs…

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