New UpShoot Catalog

Twelve New Plants from Ten
Breeder Partners Added to Portfolio

Rain or Shine UpShoot Plants Are DivineOur new catalog will debut at the Farwest trade show and features twelve exciting new plant introductions!  It is available in both print and digital versions. 

The digital version can be found on the upshoothort.com home page. Click on a large square photo and it takMarleys Pink Parasol® Japanese Snowbelles you to a detailed plant profile. Click on the small inset picture to view a photo album.

It will be a great addition to your sales team tool kit!If you’d like to order hard copies, contact us today!

Here’s a Sneak Peek …

Flaming Moon™ Variegated Dogwood
Cornus florida ‘Flamoz’

Vibrant fall color with shiny red stems makes this a standout tree in patio containers or in a landscape setting.
Zone 5  Mature Size: 20′ x 15′
   Flaming Moon™ Variegated Dogwood  Flaming Moon™ Variegated Dogwood

Golden Future™ Juniper
Juniperus horizontalis ‘Golfuz’

A low spreading conifer shrub features bright gold foliage in spring and rose gold in fall.
Zone 3  Mature Size: 12″ x 4′

Christian Prince™ Chinese Dogwood  Golden Future™ Juniper

Light, cotton candy fragrant flowers on weeping tree form.
Zone 5  Mature Size: 8-10′ x 4-5′

Marleys Pink Japanese Snowbell  Marleys Pink Japanese Snowbell

Milestone™ Dwarf Sweet Gum
Liquidambar styraciflua ‘Milestoz’

Seedless dwarf variety with dark green foliage turning gold, orange and burgundy in fall.
Zone 5  Mature Size: 10-20′ x 6-8′

Milestone™ Dwarf Sweet Gum  Mr. Bowling Ball® Globe Arborvitae

Sharon Kay™ Doublefile Viburnum
Viburnum plicatum tomentosum ‘Shakaz’

Shrub can be limbed up for a top-grafted look. Sharon Kay reblooms in right soil conditions.
Zone 5  Mature Size: 8′ x 8′

Sharon Kay™ Doublefile Viburnum  Sharon Kay™ Doublefile Viburnum

Lime Martini™ Doublefile Viburnum
Viburnum plicatum tomentosum ‘Limartz’

Showy spring lime green flower clusters turn a clear, crystal white. Followed by brilliant red foliage in fall
Zone 4  Mature Size: 8-10′ x 6-8′

Lime Martini™ Doublefile Viburnum  Lime Martini™ Doublefile Viburnum

Virginian™ Arborvitae
Thuja plicata x standishii ‘Virginian’ PPAF

New sport of Thuja ‘Green Giant’. Narrow, shorter and fast grower. Tolerates Southern heat and humidity.
Zone 5  Mature Size: 14.5′ x 6.5′

Virginian™ Arborvitae   Virginian™ Arborvitae


Farwest New Varieties Showcase

UpShoot will be featuring two plants in the Farwest trade show’s New Variety Showcase:

Marleys Pink™ Japanese Snowbell
Styrax japonica ‘JLWeeping’ US PP 23,755

New, weeping pink version with cotton-candy scented flowers from JLPN, Inc.
Zone 5  Mature Size: 8-10′ x 4-5′

Marleys Pink Japanese Snowbell   Lo-Hugger™ American Cranberry

Lo-Hugger™ American Cranberry
Vaccinum macrocarpon ‘Lohzam

Low growing groundcover edible with burgundy fall foliage from LCN Selections.

Zone 4  Mature Size: 4-6″ h x ground cover

Need a License or Liners?

Contact us today if you’re interested in adding any of the trees and shrubs featured in this enews in to your product mix! These are going to be really popular, so don’t delay regarding cutting or budwood!

Old Fashioned Smoke Bush PBRBe sure to buy Cotinus ‘Old Fashioned’ liners now available from Briggs Nursery.


UpShoot Excel Liner Grower FileClick on the link for a list of growers of finished products or liners for all UpShoot plants.

Garden Writers Association

Connecting with Consumers via Garden Writers

UpShoot will be an exhibitor at the GWA 66th Annual National Symposium 
in Booth #520 
in Pittsburgh, PA 
August 8 – 11

We’re excited to provide first hand exposure for the plants we represent to garden writers from around the globe!

Saturday, August 9
9:30am – 10:30am 

Plants for a Successful Garden

Kelly Norris

I’m thrilled to be presenting the hottest new plants and trends alongside Kelly Norris, Horticulture Director of Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden at #GWA14!

Double the Fun at Farwest!

Farwest Tradeshow

We’ve expanded our booth to a 10 x 20 to feature both UpShoot and the HGTV HOME Plant Collection more comfortably.

We would love the opportunity to visit and of course show you what is new so be sure to schedule your meeting with Jim or I today!



Meet Dr. Allan Armitage in the UpShoot Farwest Booth

Dr. Allan Armitage

Meet Dr. Allan Armitage in person! He will be in our booth from
4:00pm – 5:00pm Thursday, August 21 and Friday, August 22.

HGTV Essential Perennials

Allan will be showcasing the new HGTV Essential Perennials Collection as well as his new Greatest Perennials and Annuals mobile phone app. IGC’s can be listed for FREE!

Dr. A's Greatest Perennials and Annuals App

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We’re Here to Assist!

Maria and Jim Zampini

Jim and I are always available to answer any production questions or offer marketing tips.

Maria Zampini
cell 440-812-3249

Jim Zampini
cell 440-477-6501
home 440-357-767


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