Loma Vista Nursery News

Blooms Alive

Our nursery is bursting with buds, new color and interesting textures as we welcome the 2024 growing season. Here are just a few of the plants getting their spring right now on at Loma Vista Nursery.

Ogon Spirea (Spirea thunbergii ‘Ogon’)

Ogon Spirea

Plant Type: Shrub
Shrub Type: Deciduous
Habit: Dense, Upright
Flower Shade: White
Foliage Shade: Golden Yellow in Spring, Matures to Green, Orange in Fall
Blooms: Early Spring
Attracts: Butterflies
Characteristics: Showy, Good Fall Color
Maintenance: Supplemental Water Until Established
Light Requirement: Full Sun
Mature Height & Spread: 3 to 5 feet
Uses: Hedge, Mass Planting
USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 to 8

Dark Knight Bluebeard (Caryopteris x clandonensis ‘Dark Knight’)

Dark Knight Bluebeard

Plant Type: Compact, Dense Shrub
Shrub Type: Deciduous
Habit: Mounding
Flower Shade: Deep Purple Blue
Foliage Shade: Silver-Gray
Blooms: Summer
Attracts: Butterflies, Bees, Beneficial Insects
Characteristics: Long Blooming, Fragrant; Resists Deer, Rabbits
Maintenance: Thrives in Well-Drained Soil
Light Requirement: Full Sun
Mature Height & Spread: 2 feet
Uses: Borders, Containers
USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 to 9

Lynwood Gold Forsythia (Forsythia x intermedia ‘Lynwood Gold’)

Lynwood Gold Forsythia

Plant Type: Shrub
Shrub Type: Deciduous
Habit: Upright, Gracefully Arching Branches
Flower Shade: Yellow
Foliage Shade: Rich Green
Blooms: Spring
Attracts: Nectar Source for Bees, Butterflies; Nesting Source for Birds
Characteristics: Fragrant; Cold, Wind Tolerant; Resistant to Deer, Salt, Walnut Toxicity
Maintenance: Low, Easy Care
Light Requirement: Sun, Part Shade
Mature Height & Spread: 5 to 6 feet
Uses: Hedges, Screens, Mass Plantings
USDA Hardiness Zones: 5 to 8

Sunjoy Gold Pillar® Barberry (Berberis thunbergii)

Sunjoy Gold Pillar® Barberry

Plant Type: Shrub
Shrub Type: Deciduous
Habit: Tall
Flower Shade: Bright Yellow
Foliage Shade: Chartreuse Green
Blooms: Early Spring
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies & Hummingbirds
Characteristics: Continuous Blooms on Old & New Wood, Foliage Interest
Maintenance: Easy
Light Requirement: Sun
Mature Height: 3 to 4 feet
Mature Spread: 1½ to 2 feet
Uses: Landscape Specimen, Containers
USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 to 7

Royal Raindrops® Flowering Crabapple

Royal Raindrops® Crabapple

Plant Type: Low Branched Flowering Tree
Tree Type: Deciduous
Habit: Upright, Spreading
Flower Shade: Bright, Pink-Red
Foliage Shade: Deep Purple, Orange-Bronze in Fall
Blooms: Early Spring
Attracts: Honey & Bumble Bees, Birds
Characteristics: Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Maintenance: Water Deeply Until Established, Fertilize Before New Growth Emerges, Prune as Needed
Light Requirement: Full Sun
Mature Height: 20 feet
Mature Spread: 15 feet
Uses: Specimen Tree
USDA Hardiness Zones: 4 to 8

Iceberg Alley® Sageleaf Willow (Salix Candida ‘Jefberg’)

Iceberg Alley® Sageleaf Willow

Plant Type: Flowering Shrub
Shrub Type: Deciduous
Habit: Upright, Rounded
Catkin Shade: Red, Yellow Anthers
Foliage Shade: Powdery, Silver
Blooms: Late Spring, Early Summer
Attracts: Red Stamens Attract Pollinators
Characteristics: Unique Texture
Maintenance: Prune for Shape & to Encourage New Growth
Light Requirement: Full Sun
Mature Height & Spread: 3 to 6 feet
Uses: Ornamental Shrub, Rain Gardens, Large Containers
USDA Hardiness Zones: 2 to 6


Learn More About the Loma Vista Nursery Family and Our Landscape Plants

Loma Vista Nursery grows fun and healthy plants for Midwest independent garden centers, landscape contractors and wholesale distributors. We are currently taking professional trade orders for the spring 2024 growing season.

Click here for our container order form. Click here for our in-ground tree order form. Visit our plant catalog for more information about Loma Vista Nursery grown perennial plants, trees and shrubs – all ideal for Midwest landscapes.

Review our website to learn about our values and best-practices as a Midwest plant grower.

Our staff members are experts in the field who love helping people learn and understand more about plants. To get help with your orders and answers to plant-related questions, send an email to sales@lomavistanursery.com or call (785) 229-7200.

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