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Our never-ending search for new plants results in many more fine selections than we can fit in our printed catalogue. We're happy to be able to offer many of these plants at our retail store, often in larger, landscape sizes. If you are looking for a specific plant from the following list, please call ahead at (860) 567-8789 to be sure it is still available.
Street Address: 167
Litchfield Road, Morris, CT 06763
Location: On Route 63, 3.5 miles south of the center of
All-America Rose Selections® Commonly Available at White Flower Farm Retail Store
2010 Easy Does It™
2009 Cinco de Mayo™
2006 Julia Child™
2004 Memorial Day™ and Honey Perfume™
2003 Hot Cocoa™ and Eureka™
2001 Marmalade Skies™
2000 Knock Out®
1991 Carefree Wonder™
Perennial Plant of the Year™ Award Winners - Outstanding plants selected by the Perennial Plant Association
The following list of Ilex verticillata male pollinators is provided by the University of Connecticut
'Jim Dandy' - A slow-growing, early-flowering dwarf male clone, this cultivar is useful as a pollinator for early-flowering female clones such as 'Afterglow', 'Aurantiaca' and 'Red Sprite'. It grows to about 5' tall
'Southern Gentleman' -- This plant is a late-blooming male pollinator for 'Winter Red', 'Winter Gold', 'Capapon', 'Shaver', 'Sparkleberry' and other later blooming female clones.
'Apollo' -- This is a male clone useful as a late pollinator for 'Sparkleberry' and 'Winter Red'. The new growth is burgundy-red, and the habit is ascending-upright with a final height of 10' to 12' tall. A U.S. National Arboretum introduction.
'Raritan Chief' -- This is a male clone used to pollinate many deciduous Holly hybrids, as it flowers over a long period. It may reach 12' tall and features attractive glossy, light green foliage.
Viburnum Pollinating Tips
Although Hollies are better known for their berries, Viburnum shrubs can also have striking fruit each fall.
Two of the best fruiting Viburnums are Tea Viburnum (Viburnum setigerum) and Linden Viburnum (Viburnum dilatatum).
Just as with Hollies, good pollination produces best fruiting. The best way to ensure good fruit set is to plant another variety of the same Viburnum species nearby. 'Michael Dodge', 'Mt. Airy' and 'Asian Beauty' are all good varieties of Linden Viburnum. Viburnum plicatum, Japanese Snowball Viburnum, is a non-fruiting plant with sterile rounded flowers.
Viburnum plicatum var. tomentosum, Doublefile viburnum, has flat-topped flowers and can set fruit, if you have varieties such as 'Shasta', 'Summer Snowflake' or 'Mariesii' close by.
Fruit Pollinator Requirements
Apple - plant at least two different varieties
Blueberry - plant at least two different varieties, except BrazelBerries™ varieties which are self-pollinating
Cherry, Pie - self-fruitful
Cherry, Sweet - plant at least two different varieties
Fig - self-fruitful
Peach - self-fruitful
Pear - most are self-fruitful
Plum - plant at least two different varieties
Quince - self-fruitful
Raspberry, blackberry - self-fruitful, except BrazelBerries™ varieties which are self-pollinating
Strawberry - self-fruitful