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Rosebud Azalea

Rhododendron ‘Rosebud’

Covered in stunning clusters of lightly-scented pink trumpet-shaped flowers with red throats at the ends of the branches in mid spring before the leaves. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The glossy narrow leaves turn an outstanding yellow in the fall.

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Chanticleer Ornamental Pear

Pyrus calleryana ‘Chanticleer’

Clothed in stunning clusters of white flowers with purple anthers along the branches in mid spring before the leaves. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The glossy heart-shaped leaves turn an outstanding deep purple in the fall. The fruits are showy yellow pomes displayed in late summer.

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Double Play Big Bang® Spirea

Spiraea ‘Tracy’

Showy clusters of shell pink flowers with hot pink eyes at the ends of the branches from mid spring to mid summer. It has yellow foliage which emerges red in spring. The serrated pointy leaves turn an outstanding brick red in the fall.

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Fuji Apple Tree

Malus ‘Fuji’

Features showy clusters of lightly-scented white flowers along the branches in mid spring, which emerge from distinctive red flower buds. It has forest green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves turn yellow in fall. The fruits are showy chartreuse apples with a scarlet blush, which are carried in abundance from late summer to mid fall.

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Fall landscape color

Kodiak® Orange Diervilla

2021 Landscape Shrub of the Year

Features showy panicles of yellow trumpet-shaped flowers along the branches from early to mid summer. It has green foliage which emerges orange in spring. The pointy leaves turn outstanding shades of orange and in the fall.

Azurri Blue Satin® Rose of Sharon

Features bold lavender trumpet-shaped flowers with blue overtones and dark red throats along the branches from mid summer to mid fall.

Arborvitae

A tall, narrowly columnar evergreen tree with dark green foliage which holds its color well in winter.

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Hydrangeas

Popular shrubs with colorful flowers that bloom through summer and into fall. They usually bloom in shades of blue, purple, and pink, with some selections in white, green, or red.

Our Favorite Hydrangeas

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Platt Hill Nursery  Trees & Shrubs

Platt Hill Nursery carries some of the best shade, ornamental, fruit, and evergreen trees for the Chicago area. Shade tree favorites such as maples, birches, and oaks are available throughout the season. Flowering ornamental trees such as crabapples, magnolias, and serviceberry add beauty to the landscape with their spring or blooms.  Pines and spruces offer evergreen privacy from neighbors as well as wind protection. Our fruit trees include apple, pear, peach, plum, cherry, nectarine and apricot. The shrub selection includes many great varieties such as hydrangeas, spireas, and dogwood. Many of our trees and shrubs are locally grown right on site at our nursery.  Visit either location to speak with our nursery professionals and find the best plants for your landscape.

Fall landscape color

Crimson Queen Japanese Maple

Popular high quality small tree with rich deep purple foliage all season long and spectacular fall color in various shades of red and orange.

Azurri Blue Satin® Rose of Sharon

Features bold lavender trumpet-shaped flowers with blue overtones and dark red throats along the branches from mid summer to mid fall.

Arborvitae

A tall, narrowly columnar evergreen tree with dark green foliage which holds its color well in winter.

FAQs

Hydrangeas

Popular shrubs with colorful flowers that bloom through summer and into fall. They usually bloom in shades of blue, purple, and pink, with some selections in white, green, or red.

Our Favorite Hydrangeas

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