Our Plants

This is an ongoing list of the plants that we carry at our nursery.  THIS IS NOT YET A COMPLETE LIST!!!  It is a work in progress...and we hope to have it finished soon. Be patient!

Please call 802-785-2167 or email kevin@ecbrownsnursery.com to get a full listing.

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Ulmus propinqua 'JFS-Bieberich'

Ulmus propinqua 'JFS-Bieberich'

Common Name: Emerald Sunshine Elm

Handsome, deeply corrugated leaves emerge coppery-bronze and mature to glossy green. Insect resistant and tolerant of heat and drought, it is a fast-growing, tough and adaptable shade tree.

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Vaccinium angustifolium

Vaccinium angustifolium

Common Name: Lowbush Blueberry

A low, straggling shrub, usually 6 in. to 2 ft. tall and wide. Multiple stems; twiggy branches.  It is found in sandy soil, in open woods and clearings.

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Vaccinium angustifolium 'Brunswick'

Vaccinium angustifolium 'Brunswick'

Common Name: Brunswick Lowbush Blueberry

'Brunswick' is a variety that has small, sky blue berries that are firm and flavorful. It is a lowbush variety that makes a 1 - 2 feet dense ground cover if planted in groups.  

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Vaccinium angustifolium 'Burgundy'

Vaccinium angustifolium 'Burgundy'

Common Name: Burgundy Lowbush Blueberry

Maine selection of lowbush, about 3 ft. wide by one ft. tall. New spring growth is burgundy red, as is fall foliage. Pea sized, light blue berries with great flavor. .  

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Vaccinium angustifolium 'Putte'

Vaccinium angustifolium 'Putte'

Common Name: Putte Lowbush Blueberry

A selected strain of lowbush blueberry with large bright berries and excellent branching habit. Somewhat taller than Vaccinium angustifolium 

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Vaccinium angustifolium x 'Jelly Bean'

Vaccinium angustifolium x 'Jelly Bean'

Common Name: Jelly Bean Lowbush Blueberry

This exciting new, cold-hardy compact little gem of a blueberry offers elegant, rich green foliage. In cooler climates, summer brings radiant red leaf edges along the sides and tips of its uniquely elongated leaves.

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vaccinium corymbosum

vaccinium corymbosum

Common Name: Highbush Bluebrry

Highbush blueberry provides four seasons of fanfare, starting with twisted, peeling stems in winter; profuse white or pink blossoms in spring; savory blue fruit in summer; and long-lasting foliage the color of a rich red wine in fall. 

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Vaccinium corymbosum 'Berkley'

Vaccinium corymbosum 'Berkley'

Common Name: Berkeley Highbush Bluebrry

A late midseason fruit with a beautiful powdery blue appearance. The flavor is good and is recommended for u-pick because of its larger size berry.

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Vaccinium corymbosum 'Blue Jay'

Vaccinium corymbosum 'Blue Jay'

Common Name: Blue Jay Highbush Bluebrry

An old favorite and versatile variety, Blueray performs particularly well in areas with hot summers or very cold winters, and produces high quality berries with outstanding dessert flavor. 

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Vaccinium corymbosum 'Blue Ray'

Vaccinium corymbosum 'Blue Ray'

Common Name: Blue Ray Highbush Bluebrry

An old favorite and versatile variety, Blueray performs particularly well in areas with hot summers or very cold winters, and produces high quality berries with outstanding dessert flavor. 

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Vaccinium corymbosum 'Bluecrop'

Vaccinium corymbosum 'Bluecrop'

Common Name: Bluecrop Highbush Bluebrry

The fruits are medium to large in size. Blue Crop is well known in the industry for its resistance to adverse weather conditions and consistent yields. Blue Crop adapts well to many kinds of soil types.

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Vaccinium corymbosum 'Chanticleer'

Vaccinium corymbosum 'Chanticleer'

Common Name: Chanticleer Highbush Bluebrry

  Berries come ripe by late May to mid-June, depending upon the spring weather.   The breeder has also observed high resistance to stem blight and mummy berry

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Vaccinium corymbosum 'Collins'

Vaccinium corymbosum 'Collins'

Common Name: Collins Highbush Blueberry

Large berry in medium size clusters; flesh very firm, light blue, highly flavored. Early-midseason, ripening between ‘Earliblue’ and ‘Bluecrop’. Fruit does not drop quickly once ripe and is resistant to cracking.

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Vaccinium corymbosum 'Duke'

Vaccinium corymbosum 'Duke'

Common Name: Duke Highbush Bluebrry

Medium size berry of excellent, firm quality. Ships well to fresh markets. Berries are borne on long stems and loose clusters, making for easy harvesting. Has adapted well throughout the United States and is very popular with growers.

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Vaccinium corymbosum 'Elizabeth'

Vaccinium corymbosum 'Elizabeth'

Common Name: Elizabeth Highbush Bluebrry

Enormous berries with a rich mellow-sweet flavor make Elizabeth a favorite of many....

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Vaccinium corymbosum 'Elliot'

Vaccinium corymbosum 'Elliot'

Common Name: Elliot Highbush Bluebrry

Very late. Enjoy berries through September with this excellent choice. Burgundy tinted wood contrasts nicely with the gray-green foliage and sky-blue berries. Berries may be quite tart if picked before fully ripe. Berries store well for a long period.

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Vaccinium corymbosum 'Jersey'

Vaccinium corymbosum 'Jersey'

Common Name: Jersey Highbush Bluebrry

Everyone loves the flavor of Jersey. It has been a berry-marketed worldwide for many years. The fruits are flavorful and medium size. Yields are medium high in UDSA recommended zones

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Vaccinium corymbosum 'Nelson'

Vaccinium corymbosum 'Nelson'

Common Name: Nelson Highbush Blueberry

A very good yielder, Nelson produces medium-blue, large sized, firm berries. Fruit flavor is excellent. The fruit can hang on the bush for extended periods. It is a vigorous, hardy bush with wide soil adaptation. Winter hardy to -25 F.

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Vaccinium corymbosum 'Northland'

Vaccinium corymbosum 'Northland'

Common Name: Northland Half-High Blueberry

Fruit size is small, dark blue and has a wild berry flavor. Mature plants are 3-4' , 'Northland' has a limber branches which do not break under heavy snow loads and adapts well to the sub zero climate. Great for ornamental use.

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Vaccinium corymbosum 'Patriot'

Vaccinium corymbosum 'Patriot'

Common Name: Patriot Highbush Bluebrry

The plants are extremely hardy and practically disease resistant. Large fruits are sweet, balanced with acidity producing medium to heavy yields.

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Vaccinium corymbosum 'Pink Lemonade'

Vaccinium corymbosum 'Pink Lemonade'

Common Name: Pink Lemonade Highbush Bluebrry

The pinkish-white showy flowers are bell-shaped in spring. The fruit are pale greenish at first, then dappled pink, and finally turning to deep pink on ripening. Leaves are glossy green and lanceolate. Leaf surface texture is smooth

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Vaccinium corymbosum 'Polaris'

Vaccinium corymbosum 'Polaris'

Common Name: Polaris Half High Blueberry

Half-High cultivars are crosses of Northern Highbush and Lowbush selections from the wild. Northblue, Northcountry and Northsky are generally lower growing, compact bushes that carry a snow load without damage to the branches. Polaris and Chippewa have more upright growth. Fruit yields are generally lower than Highbush varieties but berry quality is very good. All these varieties have the “wild” flavor of their parents. The Half-Highs were bred for exceptional cold hardiness but are truly outstanding ornamental landscape plants wherever they are grown.

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Vaccinium corymbosum 'Superior'

Vaccinium corymbosum 'Superior'

Common Name: Superior Highbush Bluebrry

Superior is a most productive cultivar with firm berries that are light to medium blue, having flavor that is balanced and pleasant. Superior matures the majority of its fruit about 1 week later than other blueberry varieties.

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Vaccinium corymbosum 'Sweetheart'

Vaccinium corymbosum 'Sweetheart'

Common Name: Sweetheart Highbush Blueberry

The plants are extremely hardy and incredibly disease resistant. Medium sized fruits are sweet, balanced with acidity producing medium to heavy yields. 4-6'

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Vaccinium corymbosum 'Toro'

Vaccinium corymbosum 'Toro'

Common Name: Toro Highbush Bluebrry

A prolific bloomer, this blueberry produces a mid-season crop of blueberries starting in late July. The blooms have attractive showy pink flowers that turn to bright white. It offers striking multi-tone fall foliage colors - yellow to crimson red.

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Vaccinium macrocarpon

Vaccinium macrocarpon

Common Name: American Cranberry

V. macrocarpon is a shrub-like plant that can be grown in garden soil in somewhat the same manner as blueberries. Plants typically grow to 12" tall with a 3-4' spread and feature fuchsia-pink flowers in spring which give way to bright red cranberries that mature in September-October.

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Vaccinium macrocarpon 'Ben Lear'

Vaccinium macrocarpon 'Ben Lear'

Common Name: Ben Lear American Cranberry

'Ben Lear's burgundy-red color, early fruiting period and large size is prized for processing into sauces. 'Ben Lear' is very productive. It is a wild clone from Wisconsin.

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Vaccinium macrocarpon 'Lo Hugger'

Vaccinium macrocarpon 'Lo Hugger'

Common Name: Lo Hugge rAmerican Cranberry

Great winter hardiness, low spreading evergreen shrub. Great dark green foliage that changes red in the winter. Small red fruit last deep into winter.

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Vaccinium macrocarpon 'Pilgrim'

Vaccinium macrocarpon 'Pilgrim'

Common Name: Pilgrim American Cranberry

These cranberries are the brightest red and largest fruited variety. Many of the fruits are larger than a nickel, and easy to harvest. The berries ripen late in the season, after most varieties are harvested. Vaccinium macrocarpon 'Pilgrim' plants reach a mature height of 8-10, spreading outward to form a thick mat of vines and delicate leaves.

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Vaccinium macrocarpon 'Stevens'

Vaccinium macrocarpon 'Stevens'

Common Name: Stevens American Cranberry

V. macrocarpon 'Stevens' is a creeping/ low plant that can be grown in garden soil in somewhat the same manner as blueberries. Plants typically grow to 12" tall with a 3-4' spread and feature fuchsia-pink flowers in spring which give way to bright red cranberries that mature in September-October.

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Vaccinium macrocarpon 'WSU'

Vaccinium macrocarpon 'WSU'

Common Name: WSU American Cranberry

A selection of Cranberry intoduced by Washington State University noted for its good size and flavor.

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Vaccinium vitis-idaea 'Koralle'

Vaccinium vitis-idaea 'Koralle'

Common Name: Koralle Lingonberry

A low, dense, evergreen shrub that creeps to form a dense thicket. It produces small white flowers in midspring and a crop (sometimes two) of large, bright red berries in summer.

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Vaccinium vitis-idaea 'Regal'

Vaccinium vitis-idaea 'Regal'

Common Name: Regal Lingonberry

Vigorous shallow-rooted spreading groundcover related to blueberries and cranberries. Bright glossy red nutritious fruit is slightly smaller than that of highbush blueberries. Tart until dead ripe, then has excellent flavor, richer and less astringent than cranberries. 

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Vaccinium x 'Chippewa'

Vaccinium x 'Chippewa'

Common Name: Chippewa Half-High Blueberry

Finally we have an extremely arctic hard blueberry plant that grows to a height of 3 feet tall. The fruits are medium to large and produce huge crops despite the coldest weather conditions.

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Vaccinium x 'Northsky'

Vaccinium x 'Northsky'

Common Name: Northsky Half-High Blueberry

One of the shortest of the half-high blueberries, attaining a mature height of 12-20" and a mature spread of 24-30". The fruit is medium sized and sky blue. 'An abundant producer producer...one mature bush can provide 3 lbs of fruit.

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Vaccinium x 'Nothblue'

Vaccinium x 'Nothblue'

Common Name: Northblue Half-High Blueberry

Plants are short stature, growing to 3-4' in height. Fruit is dark blue, large and attractive with a good blueberry flavor and a pleasing sugar to acid ratio. Glossy, dark green leaves turning to a deep bright red in fall. 

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Vaccinium x 'Nothcountry'

Vaccinium x 'Nothcountry'

Common Name: Northcountry Half-High Blueberry

Vaccinium 'Northcountry', has an attractive, sky blue colored fruit that is produced abundantly on this low, spreading shrub. It has a sweet wild blueberry flavor, and this fruit is small to medium 1/4" in diameter. One of the earliest producing blueberry cultivars

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Vaccinium x 'Peach Sorbet'

Vaccinium x 'Peach Sorbet'

Common Name: Peach Sorbet Blueberry

This exciting new compact blueberry from the Brazelberries™ collection is a four-season showstopper! Spring's white, bell-shaped flowers give way to an abundant summer crop of delicious, sweet blueberries.

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Vaccinium x 'Polaris'

Vaccinium x 'Polaris'

Common Name: Polaris Half-High Blueberry

A very aromatic, firm berry with excellent flavor. Fruit will store up to 6-8 weeks. Fruit is slightly smaller than 'Northblue' with excellent yields. 'Polaris' needs another blueberry to be pollinated.

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Vernonia crinita

Vernonia crinita

Common Name: Ironweed

Ironweeds are one of those beautiful plants that are too tall and flower the wrong time of year for mainstream nurseries. Plant one, however, and you will be very happy when it shoots up to a big 6-8 foot plant covered in late summer/early fall with big heads of bright purple flowers, beloved of butterflies. 

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Veronica spicata 'Tickled Pink'

Veronica spicata 'Tickled Pink'

Common Name: Tickled Pink Speedwell

A proven performer in any average, well-drained soil. It has a long blooming period when spent blooms are removed

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Veronica x 'Blue Explosion'

Veronica x 'Blue Explosion'

Common Name: Blue Explosion Speedwell

A proven performer in any average, well-drained soil. It has a long blooming period when spent blooms are removed

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Veronicastrum virginicum

Veronicastrum virginicum

Common Name: Culver's Root

A regal plant that hovers above the border with long spikes of pale purple flowers in mid summer. Whorled foliage provides an interesting foil for early summer bloomers.

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Veronicastrum virginicum 'Lavender Towers'

Veronicastrum virginicum 'Lavender Towers'

Common Name: Lavender Towers Culver's Root

A regal plant that hovers above the border with long spikes of pale purple flowers in mid summer. Whorled foliage provides an interesting foil for early summer bloomers.

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Viburnum cassinoides 'J.N. Select'

Viburnum cassinoides 'J.N. Select'

Common Name: Freedom Withrod Viburnum

Attracts birds and butterflies. Viburnum FreedomTM is a selection from Mike Yanny in Wisconsin of the native shrub known as Witherod Viburnum.

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Viburnum cassinoides 'KLMC'

Viburnum cassinoides 'KLMC'

Common Name: Challenger Withrod Viburnum

Clean, dark green, healthy foliage changes to a striking orange-red and purple in fall. Versatile, deciduous shrub is outstanding for naturalizing, mass plantings or as a hedge.

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Viburnum lantana 'Variegata'

Viburnum lantana 'Variegata'

Common Name: Variegated Lantana Viburnum

V. lantana 'Variegatum' grows 8-9' but very slow to get there.  A very high quality foliage plant.  Leaves are flecked with shades of light and dark green, chartreuse, lime and gold.  

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Viburnum lentago 'Deep Green'

Viburnum lentago 'Deep Green'

Common Name: Deep Green Nannyberry

This beautiful, versatile shrub provides year round interest, from the showy white flower in May, to its burgundy color in autumn and dark blue berries in winter. The ripe berries are edible straight off the bush and are popular in jams and jellies. Adaptable to a wide range of sites, this Viburnum is found natively in low woods or near stream banks, but also tolerates drier sites. Very shade tolerant in nature, it grows larger in more open sunny areas.

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Viburnum lentago 'Frog Legs'

Viburnum lentago 'Frog Legs'

Common Name: Frog Legs Nannyberry

 Non-fragrant white flowers in flat-topped cymes (to 4.5" diameter) appear in spring. Flowers give way in autumn to blue-black, berry-like drupes which often persist into winter and are quite attractive to birds and wildlife.

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Viburnum opulus 'Roseum'

Viburnum opulus 'Roseum'

Common Name: Snowball Viburnum

‘Roseum’ is a sterile cultivar (no fertile florets and no cranberry-like fruit) that produces 3” diameter pom-pom-like globular inflorescences (snowballs) of entirely sterile white flowers. Flowers bloom in May. Flowers acquire light rose flushing as they fade, hence the cultivar name of ‘Roseum’. 

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Viburnum prunifolium 'Forest Rouge'

Viburnum prunifolium 'Forest Rouge'

Common Name: Forest Rouge Viburnum

This is one of the first viburnums to color in the fall and retains its color for well over a month.  A very fine selection.  Zone 3

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Viburnum sargentii 'Chiquita'

Viburnum sargentii 'Chiquita'

Common Name: Chiquita Cranberrybush

A compact form of Sargent viburnum selected by Jerry Draeger of McKay Nursery, Waterloo, WI.  White pinwheel-like blooms in mid to late May produce scarlet-red persistent fruits against a backdrop of yellow-orange fall color. 

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Viburnum sargentii 'Onondaga'

Viburnum sargentii 'Onondaga'

Common Name: Onondaga Cranberrybush

An outstanding selection introduced by the U.S. National Arboretum in 1966 as a result of the work of Dr. Donald Egolf.  Upright habit when young, then more rounded with age.  A superior cultivar featuring both ornamental foliage and floral displays. Leaves emerge fine textured, velvety, and maroon, later turning green but retaining a maroon tinge.  This makes a vivid contrast for the new foliage which continues to emerge maroon.  

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Viburnum trilobum

Viburnum trilobum

Common Name: American Cranberrybush

This native viburnum offers ornamental interest throughout the seasons; flowers in spring, red fruit in late summer and red fall color.  This American species is a better choice than the similar European cranberry bush which has become an invasive plant in some areas.

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Viburnum x 'Summer Reflection'

Viburnum x 'Summer Reflection'

Common Name: Summer Reflection Viburnum

Grows 9' tall and 8' wide.  Creamy-white flat-topped flowers in May, followed by attractive fruit clusters in August which change from yellow to red and mature to black.

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Viola tricolor

Viola tricolor

Common Name: Jack-Jump-Up

A European introduction, garden violet has colorful purple, yellow and white markings on each flower. Garden violet is widely cultivated and occasionally escapes from gardens. It is one of the progenitors of ornamental pansy cultivars. It is likely to be found only in disturbed areas such as lawns, gardens and near dwellings.

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Vitis x 'Beta'

Vitis x 'Beta'

Common Name: Beta Hardy Grape

'Beta' is a small, seeded American grape variety. A woody, deciduous, tendril climbing vine which typically grows 15-20' long unless pruned shorter. Panicles of fragrant, greenish flowers in spring are followed by clusters of small, tart-flavored, blue-black, seeded grapes which ripen in early-mid season

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Vitis x 'Bluebell'

Vitis x 'Bluebell'

Common Name: Bluebell Hardy Grape

Resembles 'Concord' is size and color but with more tender skin and greater hardiness. Very good table quality. Best in northern areas as a substitute for 'Concord'

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Vitis x 'Edelwiess'

Vitis x 'Edelwiess'

Common Name: Edelweiss Hardy Grape

Vigorous. Green-white with high sugar content, good "grapy" taste. Dessert and wine grape.

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Vitis x 'Frontenac Gris'

Vitis x 'Frontenac Gris'

Common Name: Frontenac Gris Hardy Grape

A coppery-peach colored grape with the aroma of peach and apricot. This muscat-like grape is desirable for white wine making, fresh eating and desserts. Excellent disease resistance. A University of MN introduction.

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Vitis x 'Frontenac'

Vitis x 'Frontenac'

Common Name: Frontenac Hardy Grape

Produces a very good quality juice for wine making. A vigorous grower with good disease resistance to downy and powdery mildew.

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Vitis x 'Kay'

Vitis x 'Kay'

Common Name: Kay Hardy Grape

A fine hardy white grape suited for table use and wine making. Medium to large berries are produced in small clusters on very productive vines. Matures in Minnesota the 1st week in September. Originator, Swenson/Smith.

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Vitis x 'King of the North'

Vitis x 'King of the North'

Common Name: King of the North Hardy Grape

 Outstanding for juices and jellies. Exremely vigorous and productive and disease free. A good choice for the uninitiated.

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Vitis x 'Marquette'

Vitis x 'Marquette'

Common Name: Marquette Hardy Grape

Open and orderly growth habit is highly desirable for efficient vineyard management. Typically produces two clusters per shoot, eliminating the need for cluster thinning. Tasters noted an attractive, deep red color, with desirable aromas of cherry, black pepper and spice.

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Vitis x 'St. Croix'

Vitis x 'St. Croix'

Common Name: St. Croix Hardy Grape

A sweet grape suitable for wine making. Medium to large dark blue berries are produced in medium sized bunches on highly productive vines.

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Vitis x 'Swenson'

Vitis x 'Swenson'

Common Name: Swenson Hardy Grape

Vitis 'Swenson Red', has large, round red fruit with a fine, sweet flavor and high sugar content. This is a delicious, crisp table grape, hardy dessert grape, or a distinctive white wine can be made from juice pressed without the skins.

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Vitis x 'Valiant'

Vitis x 'Valiant'

Common Name: Valiant Hardy Grape

Equals or exceeds 'Beta' in hardiness. Matures earlier and has an improved quality over 'Beta'. A blue grape, attractive, well filled clusters average 4" in length. Very productive, annual bearer. Berries are round, up to 1/2" in diameter. Free of astringency, skin does not adhere to flesh.

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Vitis x 'Vanessa'

Vitis x 'Vanessa'

Common Name: Vanessa Hardy Grape

One of the hardiest seedless table grapes, 'Vanessa' produces medium-sized red grapes with a mild, fruity flavor.

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Vitis x 'Worden'

Vitis x 'Worden'

Common Name: Worden Hardy Grape

Vitis 'Worden', is a blue-black sweet variety with excellent quality, and it is great as a table grape, juice or jelly. Both berries and clusters are large. A vigorous and hardy vine, it is also mildew resistant. Ripening in early September, it has blue slipskin and makes excellent for fresh eating.

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Weigela florida 'Bokraspiwi PPAF'

Weigela florida 'Bokraspiwi PPAF'

Common Name: Spilled Wine

Its hot pink-magenta flowers are similar to those of Wine & Roses, but this is a smaller plant that is wider than it is tall. This is a wonderful plant for adding lots of color in mass plantings, or tucked into an existing border.

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Wisteria macrostachya 'Betty Matthews'

Wisteria macrostachya 'Betty Matthews'

Common Name: Summer Cascade Hardy Wisteria

Summer Cascade’s long, showy flowers open a deep blue-lavender then fade as the season progresses. In late summer, the plant produces seedpods that add multi-season interest. Producing an interesting seed pod in late summer, this vine has lovely multi-season interests and is more reliably cold hardy than other wisteria.

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Wisteria macrostachya 'Blue Moon'

Wisteria macrostachya 'Blue Moon'

Common Name: Blue Moon Hardy Wisteria

A decidous rhododendron with a thick, rounded crown smothered by large pink-tinged, white trumpet-like flowers above rich green leaves in mid to late spring. Foliage turns red in fall. Hardy to -30°F

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