Gardens - Featured Gardens

Victory lap around this New Brunswick garden

Stephanie Whittaker
Photography by
Daniel St. Louis

Walk through a prize-winning garden

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Réjean Hébert cultivates dozens of trees and shrubs that were not bred to withstand the climatic conditions of his Zone 4b garden. Nevertheless, he's had great success. Here are some of the trees that flourish in his garden:

Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Blue Mist', Zone 6

Eastern redbud (Cercis canadensis), Zone 6

Beautybush (Kolkwitzia amabilis), Zone 5

Chaste tree (Vitex agnus-castus), Zone 6

Weigela florida 'Variegata', Zone 6

'Nikko Blue' hydrangea
(Hydrangea macrophylla 'Nikko Blue'), Zone 6

'BLOODGOOD' Japanese maple (Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood') Zone 6

Mock orange (Philadelphus coronarius 'Aureus'), Zone 5

Apples: 'Royal Gala', 'Lobo', Zone 5

Cherries: 'Stella', 'Hedelfingen', 'Van', Zone 5

Nectarine: 'Harblaze', Zone 5

Pears: Asiatic 'Shinseiki', 'Bartlett', 'Patten', 'Red Clapp', most Zone 5

Plums: 'Mount Royal', 'Early Italian', 'Burbank' and 'Kahinta', Zone 5


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