Meet Eclipse® Bigleaf Hydrangea

First Editions® Eclipse® Bigleaf Hydrangea offers season-long beauty with intense, dark purple leaves that hold their color, even in warm climates. The striking foliage contrasted by cranberry or dark purple blooms pair perfectly with anything in the garden.

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We stand out

With over 100 rock star varieties that deliver more success with less hassle, you can take any yard and make it burst with energy, creativity, and pizzazz.

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Let's be ground breaking

With hardworking plants from First Editions®, having a good looking landscape doesn’t have to be a pain. In fact, it can be a good time!

  • Exceptional genetics
  • Production-tested
  • Regional
    product mixes
  • Retail appeal
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First Editions® Shrubs & Trees Retail Merchandising

Retailers, reach the consumer in ways never thought possible with First Editions® Shrubs & Trees dynamic retail merchandising program. With over 100 hardworking rock star varieties and the tools to match, retailers can enjoy having some shrub fun!

2023 First Editions ® Catalog

See our 2023 First Editions ® Catalog below for all the great plant offerings. View online and bookmark for easy reference.


Featured Varieties

Our First Editions® collection offers a simple, beautiful solution for any project, anywhere. Our regional assortments thrive in both warm and cold climates, so wherever you’re selling, we’re growing.


Iceberg Alley® Sageleaf Willow


Berry White® Hydrangea

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Little Devil™ Ninebark

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Crimson Fire™ Fringe Flower

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Little Lady™ Lilac

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Standing Ovation™ Serviceberry

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Electric Lights™ Azalea

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Pink Sparkler™ Spirea

Learn More

Learn more about specific varieties of the First Editions® collection that offer great solutions to landscape challenges.

Electric Lights™ Double Pink Azalea
Standing Ovation™ Serviceberry
Little Lady™ Lilac
Pink Sparkler™ Spirea

Always Growing

Introducing great plants starts with great genetics, be it through objective-driven breeding work within Bailey Innovations™ or partnerships with other breeders. Our approach to adding new products to First Editions® is straight forward; it has to be a meaningful improvement for the market.

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Nationwide Distribution

With an expansive network of trusted licensed growers, First Editions® plants are readily available across North America.

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Cultivate New Customers

First Editions® offers retailer marketing resources to help you promote your business, and engage new and existing customers across a variety of platforms.

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How Bailey Can Help You Grow

We know production success begins with the proper liner. So no matter how you grow or what your schedule is, our bareroot, JumpStarts® potted liners and finished plant offerings will ensure First Editions® lives up to its name for our growers.

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