Plant Gallery

Welcome to PLANT GALLERY where you can see some (but not all) of the plants that we like to stock at Yesterdays Garden. The rare one-of-a-kind plants sell quickly and are not easy to re-stock. Since not all plants are available at the nursery at any given time please contact us for the current availability of plants that you're looking for before coming to the garden centre so that you won’t be disappointed when you arrive and they might not be here.


Some of our favourite new and rare unusual *trees conifers *shrubs *perennials *ornamental grasses include the following cultivars:

*Magolia Sun Sprite *Magnolia Black Tulip *Magonolia Cameo *Magnolia Judy Zuk *Pinus sylvestris Laporum Rybrichka *Disanthus cercidifolius Ena Nishiki *Stewartia rostrata Pink Satin *Hydrangea Yuki Gessho*Acer sieboldianum Kumoi Nishiki *Stewartia pseudocamelia Silver Seedlinga *Picea pungens Blue Pearl *Pinus parviflora Tanima no Yuki *Halesia carolina Silver Splash *Clethra barbinervis Takeda Nishiki *Berberis temolaica *Hydrangea serrata Oamacha Nishiki *Picea omorika Golden Midget *Fagus sylvatica Albomarginata *Fagus sylvatica Aurea Pendula *Zelkova serrata Goshiki *Geum triflorum *Acer sieboldianum Kumoi Nishiki
*Hamamelis Strawberries & Cream *Quercus cerris Aureomarmorata *Davidia Lady Dahlia*Pinus densiflora Red O. D. Burke
*Aesculus x carnea Aureo marginata *Chamaecyparis nootka Sparkling Arrow *Ptelea trifoliata Aurea *Acer conspicuum Pheonix
*Pinus x schwerini Wiethorst *Pyrus salicifolia Pendula *Quercus dentata Pinnatifida *Taxus cuspidata Dwarf Bright Gold
*Thuja occidentalis Solar Smaragd *Tsuga canadensis Bacon Cristata *Chamadecyparis pisifera Cumulus 

Check out our CATALOGUE for a more detailed list and please remember to email us to confirm availability before you come for that special plant.

           Peony Sorbet

Peony lactiflora Sorbet 

large fragrant triple pink blooms

Calycanthus Venus 

large fragrant magnolia-like white blooms = yellow/purple center

Stewartia rostrata Pink Satin

showcasing pale, shell pink flowers- ring of burgundy  bracts

Calylcanthus Hartlage Wine

Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society

           Peony Sorbet

Pinus sylvestris Laporum Rybrichka

gold needled form slower growing but not dwarf  

Disanthus cercidiphyllum Ena Nishiki 

rare-heart-shaped leaves- creamy variegated edge- fall vivid red &  purple 

Hydrangea paniculata Yuki  Gessho

wonderful variegated foliage-splashed  creamy petioles- white cones 

Hydrangea serrata Oamacha Nishiki

variegated foliage delveops red tinges- showy red stems- pink lace cap flowers

           Peony Sorbet

Pinus parviflora Tamino no Uki

striking, semi-dwarf-  distinctive  white new growth emerges from light-pink candles- tricolor effect

Halesia teptraptera Silver Splash

 showy reamy-white mottled leaves.- numerous delightful fragrant white bell flowers

Picea pungen Blue Pearl

dense globose dwarf conifer-tight bright blue foliage- prominent showy orange-brown buds. 

Clethra barbinervis Takeda Nishiki 

large upright shrub 10-20' tall- drooping, 4-6" long fragrant white flowers

 Excorda Snow Mountain

abundant large white blooms in spring- neat compact habit

Hellebore French Kiss  

white flowers lined with raspberry pink- earliest flowering perennial

 Berberis nana Aurea

stunning dwarf with bright yellow

-pale yellow flowers & red fruit

 Andropogon Black Hawk

 dark purple to near black leaves     -purple, flower like turkey feet

Acer sieboldianum Kumoi Nishiki

upright- leaves wdusted white turning various shades of orange- fall purple 

Fagus sylvatica Alsomarginata 

upright beech tree- green and white swirled into every leaf

Quercus cerris Argenteovariegata

rare- variegated turkey oak- white leaf margins- some leaves  cream-colored. 

Fagus sylvatica Aurea Pendula

weepingd dense crown- leaf:oval to ovate- undulate margind- golden yellow

 Coreopsis Berry Chiffon

compact, upright- white flowers 

-vibrant raspberry red eye.

 Eryngium Blue Hobbit

-purplish-blue flower- silver stems

ITOH Peony All that Jazz

frilly soft apricot-pink flowers- vivid red splashes and spots

 Deutzia Yuki Cherry

stunning racemes pink flowers with white overtones 

 Corydalis Blue Heron

Dark gentian-blue flowers- red stems- golden foliage

Wisteria Aunt Dee

 cascading lilac purple flowers from spring through summer

Heliopsis Bleeding Hearts

red lowers turn orange red on stunning dark foliage

Hosta Orange Marmalade

Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society 

 Acer campestre Carnival

eye-catching white/green leaves emerge with a blush of pink

 Clematis New Love 

fragrant indigo blooms- slender, reflexed petals- bush form

 Echinacea Green Envy

mint green develops pale purple near the center 

 Chionanthus virginicus

delicate clouds of fragrant white flowers- fall blue droops

Berberis temolaica

(blue barberry)- Award of Garden Merit- Royal Horticultural Society- amazing plant

Lilium Martagon

turk' cap- one of the most charming lilies- leaves form whorls along the length of the stem.

Chamaecyparis nootkatensis    Sparkling Arrow

narrow, upright, strict-weeping cypress- white splashed foliage

Buddleia Buzz Lavender

ewonderful rich violet-lilac flowers with an orange eye- excellent for containers

Stewartia  Silver Seedling 

RARE-pewter foliage- camellia-like blossoms- exfoliating bark

ITOH Peony Peppermint Patti

twisted, fluted white petals-unusual red streaks- splotched flares.

Hemerocallis Masque Moon

large white trumpets- yellow throats

Hosta Hands Up

 upright mound of twisted foliage-defined cream margin

Cornus kousa Summer Fun

white flower bracts- fall radiant red, orange and pink leaves

 Viburnum tomenstum Mariesii

horizontal branching- white lace-cap blossoms doublefile - fall red 

Viburnum lantana Variegata

 delicate star shaped  flowers bloom in 7-branched clusters.

Davidia involucrata Dahlia

Rare variegated dove tree- spectacular large  white bracts

ITOH Gordon Simonson 

blooms 2x' size of other ITOH peonies..Fragrant double purple

Geum triflorum Prairie Smoke 

distinctive prairie wildflower with irresistible pink feathery seed heads

Cornus kousa Scarlet Fire 

deep pink bloom, red fruit & fire red fall foliage 

Parrotia Persian Spire

exceptional shiny foliage edged in deep purple 

 Pyrus salicifolia Pendula 

willow-like, narrow, silver-gray leaves

 ITOH Peony Cora Louise

flushed lavender to purple petals at their heart

Corylus Burgundy Lace 

serrated foliage emerges wine red from burgundy buds- red nuts  

Hypericum Magical Midnight 

abundant star-shaped blazing yellow flowers- cherry-red berries- 

ITOH Creme de Soliel

large, fully double peachy-cream flowers with soft hint of amber.

Cornus kousa Akatsuki

variegated foliage,- impressive  flowers- fall foliage  rich purple

 Liriodendron tulipifera

tattractive tulip-like yellow flowers-
 leaves golden yellow in fall.

Peony Green Halo 

isingle apricot flowers, adorned with lovely rosy pink undersides

Gingko biloba Spring Grove  

dwarf compact sturdy form of witch's broom- leaves a emerge in clusters resembling rosettes 

Acer sieboldianum 
Shorya no Tsume

claw of the dragon full moon Japanese maple

Heptacodium Temple Bloom

seven-son flower- sepals develop   deeper red color.- blooms earlier than other Heptacodium

Salix gracilistyla Mount Aso

profusion of fuzzy rosy-pink catkins turn silvery gray- then covered in yellow pollen

Euonymus Wolong Ghost  

spreading mat-forming- narrow dark green- prominent pale veins

Pinus bungeana Silver Ghost

lacebark exhibits more white & light grays than the species

Philadelphus Illuminati Tower

narrow columnar- unique 4-sided  tower- white fragrant flowers

Sambucus nigra Black Tower

narrow upright black foliage & bright pink flowers- red berries

 Cornus florida Pringlei

unique floral bracts form a cage-like structure

Hakonechloa Solar Flare

lacebark pine- bark exhibits more white & light grays than the species

Gleditsia Ruby Lace

 unique four-sided "tower"- hundreds white fragrant flowers

Peony lactiflora White Cap 

narrow upright black foliage & bright pink flowers- red berries

Larix laricina Blue Sparkler

bright blue needles displayed in tight circles like a blue sparkler 

Decaisnea fargeseii

bold pinnate divided leaves tinged blue in spring- fall yellow- blue sausage-like fruit

Hamamelis Strawberries & Cream

yellow ribbon-like, crinkled petals delicately tinted soft red at bases.

Ampelopsis brevipedunculata Elegans

variegated foliage & beautiful porcelain-like blue berries

Corylus avellana Red Dragon

purple  catkins- rich dark burgundy leaves- contorted branches- a landscaping show-stopper

Cornus alternifolia Golden Shadows

distinctive horizontal branching- variegated leaves- white blossoms

Cercis canadensis Lavender Twist

cascading branches- heart-shaped leaves- deep pink flowers.

Chamaecyparis pisifera Devon Cream

compact creamy white  foliage-  compact, conical conifer

Clematis Vacouver Fragrant Star

white star shaped 6-8″ flowers- striking red tipped stamens

Carpinus betula follis
Argenteo-variegata Pendula 

rare weeping framework with creamy-white splashed foliage

Clematis rubromarginata

small white fragrant blooms-  rose  lilac margins= July to September bloom- viforous

Callicarpa Amethyst 

spring lavender flowers- fall shiny purple berries- elegant arching stems.

Clematis Polish Spirit

3" velvety, rich violet-purple flowers- blooming midsummer to early fall

Actinidia kolomikta

hardy kiwi- variegated heart shaped leaf- fragrant- greenish/white flowers

Abies korana Ice Breaker

highly sought after- needles rrecurve- bright white underside of green needle

Callicarpa Amethyst 

spring lavender flowers- fall shiny purple berries- elegant arching stems.

Clematis Avante Guard

3" velvety, rich violet-purple flowers- blooming midsummer to early fall

Actinidia kolomikta

hardy kiwi- variegated heart shaped leaf- tiny slightly fragrant greenish/white flowers

Abies korana Ice Breaker

highly sought after- needles rrecurve- exposing bright white, waxy underside of green needle.

Viburnum plicatum tomentosum Molly Schroeder 

outstanding pink flowering-   horizontal branching.