2014 Plants Added to First Editions Collection

Bailey Nurseries has added to its First Editions collection. The company has introduced three plants into its collection for 2014, including Jetstream Hydrangea, Strawberry Sundae Hydrangea and Lotus Moon Pearlbush.

pVz4YJ0First Editions Jetstream Hydrangea

Hydrangea quercifolia ‘PIIHQ-I’ PPAF

Bred by Dr. Michael Dirr and Plant Introductions, First Editions Jetstream Hydrangea (hydrangea quercifolia) is dense and compact, with branching and strong stems to support its blooms.

Jetstream’s white, cone-shaped flowers cover the plant through the summer. As the blooms fade, they transform to a dark, dusky pink. The dark-green, disease resistant foliage appears in summer, then turns to an orange-red in the fall.

Location: Full sun to part shade

Width: 4- to 5-feet

Zone: 5-8

Flower: Glistening white, maturing to pink-rose

Height: 5- to 6-feet 

Foliage: Dark green, orange-red in fall


DoaU9i4First Editions Strawberry Sundae Hydrangea

Hydrangea paniculata ‘Rensun’ PPAF

Fans of First Editions Vanilla Strawberry will want to scoop up its little sister, First Editions Strawberry Sundae Hydrangea.

This compact version of the hydrangea paniculata shares many traits, including white blooms that change to pink then to a strawberry red when night temperatures drop a few degrees. Strawberry Sundae grows to about 4 feet.

Location: Full sun to part shade   

Width: 3- to 4-feet

Zone: 4-8

Flower: White, maturing to pink-red

Height: 4- to 5-feet 

Foliage: Medium green


4hSTD6nFirst Editions Lotus Moon Pearlbush

Exochorda x macrantha ‘Bailmoon’

Pearlbush gets its name from the round flower buds. Dainty and white, they resemble pearls. The buds of First Editions Lotus Moon open to white flowers. The five petal blooms blanket the plant from April through early May. The foliage stays a green through summer.

Location: Semi-shade to full sun 

Width: 3- to 4-feet

Zone: 4-7

Flower: White

Height: 4- to 5-feet 

Foliage: Dark green

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