September 6, 2022

Isa’s Plant Picks of the Week

Every week we’re publishing a NEW Plant Picks of the Week story, showcasing our Plant Specialists’’ top plant picks. Get ready to be inspired!

We recently asked Isa Summers
to share her top plant picks. Here’s what she had to say:


Lindsey’s Skyward Bald Cypress

Taxodium distichum ‘Skyward’

A genuinely attractive tree for many reasons; its columnar, upswept habit, thread-like foliage held in dense clumps along the ascending branches, turning rusty orange-brown in fall, curious knobby knees when planted near water; a stunning accent tree


Celestial Shadow Flowering Dogwood

Cornus ‘Celestial Shadow’

A fabulous hybrid adorned with striking white blooms, over green and yellow variegated foliage that turns brilliant red in fall ; vigorous grower with an erect habit and slightly pendulous branches makes it a great choice for a front yard accent tree


Fire Light Tidbit® Hydrangea

Hydrangea paniculata ‘SMNHPK

A compact, cold hardy variety producing clusters of enormous white and pink blooms in mid-summer through fall; adaptable, working well with most soils as long as they are well drained; a sensational ornamental shrub for the garden or border


Autumn Gold Ginkgo

Ginkgo biloba ‘Autumn Gold’

A true 150 million year old relic with unique fan-shaped leaves; stunning pyramidal form and consistent golden fall color, does not produce fruit; a distinct improvement on the species, a great choice for home landscape use

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