These are our most unique plants. You won’t find these at big box stores or even your local nursery. If you want a plant or tree for your yard that your neighbors won’t have, this is the collection for you! We seek out rare plants for our customers. We know our experienced and novice gardeners are always looking for new plants that are unusual or exotic. At PlantingTree we hope to help you scratch that itch for fun and funky plants that friends and neighbors will ask about! Check out this page often for new rare and unique plants.
Unique Plants for Sale
The colorful L.A. Dreamin Hydrangea can grow throughout most of the United States. This gorgeous and unique hydrangea has blue, purple, and pink flowers in summer and fall. This hydrangea can grow in full sun.
The Chinese Pistache Tree is very easy to grow. It is incredibly adaptable and tolerant of various conditions. This unique tree has a striking fall display. The entire canopy is aflame with red, orange, and yellow leaves. At maturity, this tree reaches 20 to 30 feet tall and wide so it is great for most front or back yards. The pistache isn’t your everyday shade tree!
The Black Dragon Cryptomeria has dark evergreen foliage that is soft to the touch. This foliage is dense and layered on each branch. The structure of the branches is beautifully unusual. They grow out and up like individual arms reaching for the sky!
Unusual Plants for Sale
The Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar is one of our favorite unusual trees. This tree has a fabulous serpentine trunk that bends and twists. The evergreen branches are pendulous. You can transform your landscape with this one phenomenal specimen tree!
Loropetalum are excellent low-maintenance shrubs for adding powerful pops of purple color throughout your landscape. The Jazz Hands Variegated Loropetalum is no different...except that it has exotic variegated foliage. This evergreen bush is great for hedges, foundation plantings, mixed beds, privacy screens, and much more.
Unique Plants to Grow in Shade
Snow-N-Summer Asiatic Jasmine is probably the coolest, most distinctive shade-loving groundcover. This vine’s leaves are variegated with green, white, and pink. It is also evergreen and has fragrant white blooms in summer.
The captivating Pistachio Hydrangea blooms and reblooms from late spring through fall. The spectacular flowers are chartreuse green and pink with blue-purple eyes on each blossom in the large flower cluster.
Girard's Crimson Azalea is a dwarf evergreen azalea that grows in partial sun or partial shade. It has gorgeous pink-red blooms in spring and red and copper tinted leaves in fall.
Unique Plants for Gifts
We love the Blue Star Juniper Tree, the Dwarf Japanese Garden Juniper Tree, and the Candy Cane Cocktail Tree for truly unique gifts. These dwarf trees are bushes that are grafted to tree stock. They are hard to find living plants that look amazing in the ground or in pots. They are small, versatile, and low maintenance so they are good for just about any plant lover! Our plant gifts are delivered directly to your recipient’s home. They come planted in pots and packaged securely. Browse our Gifts for Gardeners for more live plants as presents options.