Shrubs, flowering shrubs & small trees are a
perfect compliment to the perennial flower bed. Many are
fragrant, some are old fashioned. Mix them into your perennial
beds for added height and texture in your garden.
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- Abelia ‘Sherwood’ – Sherwood or Glossy Abelia is a compact shrub with glossy dark green leaves that sometimes tinge bronze. The pinkish-white flowers begin developing in early summer and continue till frost. Full or part sun, 3′-4′ tall.
- Abeliophyllum distichum White Forsythia – Although not a true forsythia, it resembles one in most respects, with the exception of having white flowers and a shorter stature. This shrub benefits from hard pruning after flowering. A great compliment to forsythia. 3-5′ tall, Sun or Part Sun.
- Acer palmatum dissectum ‘Crimson Queen’ One of the smallest Maples in this vast category of Japanese Maples. They barely reach 20′ tall. Because of this lack of height and its tendency to branch outward and grow virtually parallel to the ground, the Japanese Maple is often referred to as a shrub, though it is technically a small multi-stemmed tree. Japanese Maples are some of the prettiest trees for the sophisticated landscape.
- Albizia – Mimosa Tree – Fast growing medium-sized tree with showy & fragrant pink powder-puff flowers adored by hummingbirds. Grows 20′-40′ tall.
- Aronia arbutifolia ‘Brilliantissima’ – Red Choke Berry – This red chokeberry cultivar is a deciduous shrub which typically grows 6-8′ tall and is perhaps most noted for its attractive glossy red berries and red fall foliage color. It displays clusters of white to pink flowers in spring. Flowers are followed by abundant glossy red fruits in dense clusters along the branches. Fruits ripen in late summer and persist throughout fall and well into winter. Foliage turns bright red in autumn. Sun or part shade.
- ‘Autumn Magic’ – Choke Berry bearing white flowers in May, berries in Autumn. It has a compact form (3′-5′ tall) with good fruit set and bright red/purple fall color.
- Aucuba ‘Golddust’ This evergreen shrub has dense, glossy foliage that appears splashed with yellow paint. Gold-dust plant respond well to pruning. Combine it with yellow-blooming or variegated plants for appealing color echoes. This showy shrub grows 6′-10′ tall and is deer resistant. Female plant producing enormous bright red berries if male is close by.
- ‘Mr. Goldstrike’ Slow-growing dense shrub with shiny dark green leaves. Male cultivar with heavy gold spotting. Deer Resistant
- Azaleas – Evergreen – Assorted colors – Many assorted sizes. Perfect for shady areas of your yard.
- Exbury ‘Gibraltar’ A popularly grown deciduous shrub producing large clusters of vivid orange flowers in late spring. The medium green leaves may develop yellow, orange and red fall color. A vigorous, heat tolerant plant. Specimen plant!
NL ‘Golden Lights’ One of the earliest created and still among the mostpopular of the ‘Northern Light’s’ Azaleas. Brilliant bright yellow flowers on an exceptionally hardy plant. Excellent fall color as well. Deciduous.
- NL ‘Orchid Lights’ One of the first of the Northern Lights series. Lovely lilac flowers with a slight fragrance. Prefers sun to part sun and humus soil. Blooms in April. 4′ tall. Deciduous.
- Encore ‘Autumn Amethyst’ – Reblooming Dark Lavender Azalea – With its dark lavender blooms, lustrous green summer foliage and attractive purple winter foliage, Autumn Amethyst offers vibrant year-round color to any garden. University trials have shown it to be one of the most cold hardy varieties of the Encore Azalea line. Encore Azaleas make a nice flowering shrub for any landscape. When planted in a slightly acidic, well-drained soil, Encore azaleas usually blooms three times every year.
- Encore ‘Autumn Carnation’ – Reblooming Pink Azalea – Semi-double flowering Azalea known for its repeating blooms, sun tolerance and fall color.
- Encore ‘Autumn Cheer’ Reblooming Salmon Pink Azalea-Well suited for borders or small accent spaces, Autumn Cheer’s lovely medium pink blooms in spring summer and fall. It’s diminutive 3′ size makes it perfect for smaller shade gardens or in the front of the perennial flower bed.
- Encore ‘Autumn Fire’ This dwarf azalea packs a powerful punch of rich, true red color with semi-double velvety blooms that will enhance your landscape spring, summer & Fall.
- Encore ‘Autumn Moonlight’ The beautiful ruffled blooms of Autumn Moonlight are pure white with yellow speckled throats. A robust upright grower with light green foliage. This variety is great for background plantings. Grows 5′ tall.
- Berberis thunbergii ‘Aurea’– Golden Barberry – Slow-growing to 2 to 3 feet tall and wide, its golden-yellow leaves turn yellow-green by late summer. Best leaf color when planted in full fun. Yellow flowers are tinged with red.
- ‘Bonanza Gold’ is a dwarf form (18″ tall) of golden barberry that commands special attention in the landscape due to its outstanding bright gold foliage. A low maintenance plant, it forms a dense mound of bright golden foliage. Sun.
- ‘Crimson Pygmy’ Barberry – Crimson Pygmy Barberry is a great, low maintenance landscape plant. The beautiful red leaves turn a deep burgundy by fall & requires little or no pruning. It can be used as a border plant, or as an accent plant.
Sun to light shade, 2′-3′ tall. Dense low-spreading compact burgundy foliage, full sun 18-24″ tall.
- ‘Royal Burgundy’ Similar to ‘Crimson Pygmy’, but a little smaller and more compact. Orange, red and yellow fall color.
- ‘Rosy Glow’ A variety of Red Leaf Barberry with attractive variegated foliage from Denmark. Fruit red. Best color in sun. An attractive specimen plant or an interesting colored hedge. Rounded, 3′ tall compact foliage.
- ‘Royal Cloak’ Burgundy colored Barberry, growing to a magnificent 8′ tall. Sun to light shade.
- Buddleia – Butterfly bush – This shrubby plant can be the focal point in any summer blooming garden. This plant really does draw butterflies like a magnet. Great in full sun. Bloom is long lasting and can be extended by removing spent blossoms. Hummingbirds & bees also adore this bush. Deer Resistant too!
- davidii ‘Attraction’ This vibrant, new Butterfly Bush bears fragrant magenta-red flowers, above gray-green foliage. 6′-9′ tall and beloved by butterflies & hummers alike!
- ‘Black Knight’ Summer Lilac or Butterfly bush. Graceful shrubs, blooming all summer. Extremely attractive to butterflies and hummers. Very dark midnight blue 5’tall. Sun.
‘Border Beauty’ A fast grower with fragrant lilac-purple flowers. 6′
- ‘Butterfly Heaven’ Long fragrant panicles of large lavender florets with orange eye flower on this butterfly bush, also known as summer lilac. Silver gray compact foliage growing 5′-6′ tall.
- ‘Buzz Hot Raspberry’ Butterfly Bush – Developed by the plantsmen at Thompson & Morgan, BUZZ™ reinvents the Butterfly Bush. Increasingly smaller gardens drove them to consider what they could do to create new hybrids that would be more compact and easier to grow. After more than 8 years of breeding, they developed this exciting BUZZ™ Series. These new hybrids are perfect in gardens both small and large. While other Butterfly Bush plants will get 8 to 12 feet tall, BUZZ™ varieties stay between 3 to 5 feet tall and respond well to shaping. Butterfly, bee & hummingbird plant. Deer Resistant! ‘Hot Raspberry’ has large, graceful rose, red blooms on shorter 30” plants! Good in a full sun location in gardens or pots.
‘Buzz Midnight Blue’ If you love the long graceful, butterfly attracting blooms of common Buddleia, but don’t have the room for them, this is the plant for you! Shorter plants with full sized leaves produce the same long, graceful blooms as the full size variety. Lavender blue flowers grow on compact 2-3’ plants. Full sun. Butterfly, bee, and hummingbird plant. Deer Resistant!
‘Buzz Sky Blue’ Cool, sky blue flowers on shorter 30” plants, nice for the smaller garden, containers or window boxes. Full Sun. Great butterfly, bee, and hummingbird plant. Deer Resistant!
- ‘Harlequin’A variegated form of ‘Royal Red’ Buddleia. Looks good even when it’s not in bloom!
- ‘Nanho Blue’ – 3’ Numerous blue flowers, compact habit.
- ‘Nanho Purple’ -Lots of small purple flower heads, well branched
- ‘Pink Delight’ – Tall Pink 7-8’ Pure pink flowers in thick large racemes. Excellent compact growth habit and attractive silver foliage. One of the best!
- ‘Santana’ An exciting new variegated Butterfly Bush with green leaves edged in golden yellow! Red-purple flower panicles bloom from late summer until fall. A butterfly’s delight!
- ‘Sungold’ Fast growing Butterfly Bush with showy golden yellow flowers on long arching spikes in summer, a charmer.
- ‘White Profusion’ – Tall white butterfly bush, 7′-8’. A profusion of big, pure white flowers. Strong bloomer and a good grower!
- Buxus microphylla var japonica ‘Green Beauty’ – Japanese Boxwood is a dense rounded shrub growing only 6′ tall, easily pruned if desired. Green Beauty was selected for its small, lance shaped leaves which are apple green in summer and turn bronze in winter. Great for shaped hedges, walkways or even as privacy screens.
- ‘Green Gem’ Little Leaf Boxwood – Slow growing shrub with a rounded habit. Small dark green leaves. Shears well. Slow growing rounded habit. Dark green winter color. Evergreen growing to 3′ tall.
- ‘Green Velvet’ – Boxwood is a slow growing broadleaf evergreen that requires little care, easily pruned if desired. With a plant height of 2-3′ and a spread of 3′, it does add color and texture to the landscape. Plant Green Velvet in full shade to part sun. Great for shaped hedges, walkways or even as privacy screens.
- sempervirens– American boxwood is the largest boxwood available to American growers and is often seen in historic gardens. Having been grown since colonial times, this boxwood has proven its cold hardiness and its ability to thrive in a wide variety of soils and growing conditions. American boxwood may be grown as a specimen, used as a tall hedge, or as a large foundation plant. With a medium to fast growth rate, American boxwood will attain an approximate size of 12′ to 18′ tall by 10′ to 15′ wide in 25 years.
- ‘Winter Gem’ – Little leaf Boxwood – This 3′ dwarf form of the common boxwood exhibits greater cold hardiness and darker green foliage than the species. A fine textured evergreen shrub that tolerates pruning shearing well. One of our favorites to be used as a border or hedge. Sun or part shade.
- Callicarpa dichotoma ‘Issai’ – Beautyberry – An outstanding Japanese selection, this Beautyberry has lilac-violet berries and a compact habit (3-4′ tall). Grow in full sun. Callicarpa is Greek for beautiful fruit!
- ‘Early Amethyst’ a pleasant, rounded form, with long, small pink flowers, and bright lavender berries. This variety sets fruit in early September, well before other Beauty Berries. Plants thrive in full sun or partial shade and well-drained soil, and they tolerate drought. They fruit more heavily if several are planted together. Grows to 4′ tall.
- Calycanthus – Sweetshrub – Features very fragrant, brown to reddish-brown flowers (2″ across) which bloom at the ends of short branches in May. Also commonly called sweetshrub and strawberrybush in reference to the fragrant blooms which have been described as combining hints of pineapple, strawberry and banana.
- Camellia Reliably COLD-HARDY camellias have long been a dream of gardeners in this area. Even in the milder areas of the mid-Atlantic region of the United States, cold hardiness has always been a concern. These Camellias have been chosen for their hardiness in our area and we have tried them in our own gardens, and have had great success with them. We hope you’ll try a few:
- ‘April Dawn’ – A quick-growing, very hardy Camellia, with a long bloom period in the spring. Flowers are variegated with dainty shades of shell pink to white. 2′-3′ tall.
- ‘April Pink’ Soft pink formal double flowered camellia blooming in spring. The plant has a compact and upright growth habit, making it a nice, dense shrub.
‘April Tryst’ – Bright red flowers, specked with white anemone type flowers form on erect plants with excellent form. The heavy bud set blooms over a long period of time in the middle of the spring season.
- ‘Arctic Rose’ Formal double, red flowers. Blooms early spring. Upright compact habit growing 4′ tall.
- ‘Pink Icicle’ Shell pink, semi-double peony shaped flowers early to mid-season. The dark green leaves tolerate winter sun well and make a nice background for the large flowers.
- ‘Londontowne Blush’ Big pale pink flowers are semi-double with a prominent whorl of golden stamens in the center of the flower. Plant is vigorous with a dense, upright growth.
- ‘Long Island Pink’ Long Island Pink produces beautiful, single, soft pink blooms in mid-fall. Foliage is extremely deep green and glossy. Excellent as an accent plant or for screening because of its upright, dense habit. Can grow 6′-10′ tall.
- ‘Northern Exposure’ Blooms for an extended period from late fall into winter. The pale pink flower buds open to a large white blossom with golden feathery stamens. Very showy flower display because of the many bud count on this shrub. Grows to 6′ tall.
- ‘Winter’s Joy’ Beautiful, semidouble flowers of a rich pink bloom in October and November. The growth habit of this Camellia is upright and narrow, so it would be useful in one of those small spots that could use a bit of cheer in late fall.
- Carya Illinoensis– Pecan Tree – The Pecan Tree is a large deciduous shade tree growing up to 100′ in height. A 10 year old sapling willstand about 16′ tall. The nuts of the Pecan are edible, with a rich, flavor. They can be eaten fresh. Besides the commercial edible nut that it produces, the pecan provides food for wildlife. Pecans are an excellent multipurpose tree for the home landscape by providing a source of nuts, furniture-grade wood, and esthetic value.
- Caryopteris ‘Blue Mist’ – Caryopteris, a small shrub or woody perennial, forms a neat, low mound. It is extremely drought tolerant and bothered by few pests. Bees and butterflies love it. Their true-blue flowers open in late summer.
Catalpa speciosa – Catalpa Tree – The flowers of the Catalpa tree are large, frilly and orchid-like. They are marked with purple dots and yellow patches; no two seemed to be marked quite alike. When Catalpa trees bloom in June or July, the sweet scent of the flowers can be almost overpowering. Bees, butterflies & hummingbirds flock to the flowers. It’s quite a show for a week or two, then all of the flowers are shed, making the ground under them look like a summer snowfall has occurred. The flowers turn into purple, then green, then brown narrow pods, up to a foot long. They may hang in the trees all winter. In the fall or the following spring, the pods release hundred of flat seeds. If birds do not eat them, they turn into more Catalpa trees. The Catalpa is a wonderful shade tree
growing 40′-60′ tall.
Castanea mossissima – Chinese Chestnut A small tree with low branching and a rounded crown, reaching up to 40 feet tall. This ornamental tree bears edible chestnuts which ripen in late summer.
- Cephalotaxus ‘Duke’s Garden’ – Japanese Plum Yew – A graceful shrub with a spreading, mounded habit. This selection has a very fine texture, with dense, glossy, needle-like foliage that is evergreen. Good for small gardens, low hedges, borders, or large container gardening. Deer resistant. 4′-6′ tall. Shade.
- ‘Fastigiata’ Upright Japanese Plum Yew – An uncommon evergreen that prefers shade. This variety is known for its distinctive, upright, rounded, columnar form, making it is an extremely versatile plant. Makes a great hedge.
- ‘prostrata’ Grows lower and wider than other varieties of Cephalotaxus. The leaf form and growth habit are similar to a woody fern. An extremely versatile plant. If you like the look of ferns, but your site is too sunny, try planting this.
- Cercis – Eastern Redbud – A small deciduous tree that displays an abundance
strikingly conspicuous purple blossoms in the spring. It has large heart shaped leaves during the summer, and long seedpods in the fall. Red Bud trees have a yellow fall color. They can be used in full sun to part shade & grow 20′-30′ tall.
- canadensis ‘Covey’ Lavender Twist Redbud – Unusual weeping redbud, beautiful contorted weeping habit, filled with magenta blooms in early spring. As attractive in winter form as in active growth. Grows to 25′ tall.
- reniformis – Oklahoma Redbud is a deciduous tree which reaches 30 to 40 feet in height and grows slowly into a rounded or vase shape. The deep pink flowers appear in profusion up and down the tree limbs in springtime, well before the leaves begin to emerge, creating probably the best Redbud display. The four-inch-long seedpods which follow are a lovely purple color and remain on the tree well into the winter.
- Chaenomelles ‘Cameo’ Quince – Romantic, fully double peach colored flowers in May. compact 2-3’ tall, very nice!
- ‘Texas Scarlet’ One of the first shrubs to bloom in the spring displaying profuse red flowers. 3′-4′ tall. Sun.
- Chamaecyparis cyano viridis – Blue Cypress – Blue Moss Cypress is widely known for its soft, silvery blue green foliage and smooth narrow pyramidal shape. It can grow 8′-10′ tall.
- ‘Filifera Aurea’ – Gold Mop – Dwarf, slow growing, evergreen with fan shaped golden yellow foliage stands out in the landscape. Grows 3′ tall by 3′ wide.
- obtusa‘Cripssii’ – Golden Hinoki Cypress This broad, sweeping, conical-shaped evergreen has graceful, flattened, fern-like branches. Beautiful, shiny, new, golden yellow foliage matures to green throughout the interior of the tree but some random yellow highlights are still obvious in clustered sprays at branch ends, giving the trees a wonderful two-toned effect. Cripp’s Golden Hinoki False cypress usually reaches 25′ in height.
- Chionanthus – White Fringe Tree- Fringe tree is a deciduous shrub or small tree with a spreading, rounded habit that typically grows 12-20′ tall. Common name refers to the slightly fragrant, spring-blooming flowers which feature airy, terminal, drooping clusters (4-6″ long) of fringe-like, creamy white petals.
- Clethra alnifolia ‘Hummingbird’ Deciduous, compact 3′ tall shrub with deep green foliage and very fragrant white flowers in summer. Butterfly & hummingbird plant. Deer resistant.
- ‘Ruby Spice’ Deciduous, vigorous 5′ tall shrub with fragrant, deep pink flowers with red highlights in summer. Butterfly & Hummingbird plant. Deer Resistant.
- ‘Sherry Sue’ Nick-named Red stem Clethra because the new stems are bright pinkish-red. ‘Sherry Sue’ is a new vigorous upright-growing selection found on the Gulf Coast. Leaves are especially glossy and bright apple green. Very late white flowers start in early September. It loses leaves later than others and may even stay evergreen in mild winters. Deer Resistant.
- ‘Sixteen Candles’ – Sweetpepper Bush – a newer cultivar of a popular native shrub. This compact selection reaches 3 to 5 feet tall. In summer, ‘Sixteen Candles’ is topped with aromatic, erect, butterfly-enticing white blooms for 4 to 6 weeks. In fall, the leaves turn an attractive yellow. Deer Resistant.
- Cornus ‘Alleman’s Compact’ Compact Red Twig Dogwood, disease resistance, bright red stems. 4’ tall, sun or part sun.
- alba ‘Red Gnome’ – Small compact Red Twig Dogwood growing 3′-4′ tall with bright red stem color and fine textured branching habit. It is very adaptable and thrives in areas with harsh growing conditions. Its graceful, slender, pointed leaves are tinged with red. Red Gnome displays a stunning deep burgundy-red fall foliage. Because of its outstanding red stem color, it is a great choice for a dramatic winter affect. It makes a fast growing narrow hedge or screen.
- alba ‘Siberica’ Yellowtwig Dogwood – The Yellow Twig Dogwood displays bright yellow stems on the younger growth of this many-stemmed bushy shrub. The yellow colors are striking during winter. So beautiful in February & March!
- kousa ‘Miss Satomi’ – Kousa Dogwood – Hardy cultivar of Kousa Dogwood that blooms with deep pink flowers (bracts) and bears a striking pink-red fruit. 15′-20′ tall.
- kousa chinensis – Kousa Dogwood grows 20′-30′ tall bearing red fruit similar to a raspberry which is very attractive to birds. This handsome small tree bears creamy white flowers in late spring & early summer. Grow in full sun.
kousa ‘Milky Way’– Kousa Dogwood – A stunning small flowering tree or large shrub with excellent flowers, showy fruit, good fall color and some winter interest. Plant as a specimen or in small groupings around homes, near patios or in lawns. Also effective in shrub borders, woodland gardens or bird gardens.
- ‘Ivory Halo’ A compact variegated dogwood with dark red winter twigs. 5-6’ tall, Sun or part-sun.
- florida – White Dogwood – Small ornamental tree maturing at 15′ tall. Performs & blooms best in full sun, but can grow & bloom in full shade.
florida ‘Cloud Nine’ This Dogwood flowers profusely from mid-April to mid-May, and has extra showy, overlapping white flower bracts. Clusters of glossy red fruit mature in fall and persist into winter when they are eaten by birds. The leaves turn scarlet red in fall.
- florida rubra ‘Cherokee Brave’ – A fast growing Dogwood with deep red flowers. New growth is burgundy. This small tree grows 20′-3-‘ tall. Sun.
- florida rubra ‘Cherokee Chief’ – Red flowering Dogwood grows to 30′ tall. Blooms are ruby red in spring followed with red berries in fall & winter. Good for wildlife. Grows in full sun.
- florida ‘Cherokee Princess’ – Fast growing snow-white flowering Dogwood. Red berries in fall & winter. 30′ tall.
- ‘florida rubra’ – Pink Dogwood – This Elegant pink dogwood starts blooming when only 4′-6′ tall. Produces masses of fragrant, deep pink flowers even before the branches leaf out & blooms for 3 or 4 weeks in late April. Its shiny red berries in late summer make a tasty snack for passing songbirds. This charming compact tree grows to 20′ tall. The Elegant Pink Dogwood has slender arching branches with dark checkerboard bark. It is easy to grow and grows well even in the shade of larger trees. Sun or part sun.
- stolinifera – Red Twig Dogwood – This shrub spreads by underground stems, producing large clumps of dark green leaves that turn reddish purple in fall. Star-shaped, white flowers are followed by white fruits. Spreads10′ -15′ feet wide. Dark red winter twigs.
- Corylus americana – American Hazelnut – Bushy small shrub a with simple, toothed leaf, reach 12′ in height. The fruit is a nut that develops between a pair of tough and bristly bracts. Edible brown hazelnuts, initially green, ripen to brown in late summer.
- Cotinus coggygria ‘Atropurpurea’ – Purple Smoke Bush – An outstanding deciduous shrub which has dark purple foliage which turns scarlet in autumn. In summer it will become festooned with long stalked feathery flower-heads which give an amazing appearance of smoke. It produces the best colored leaves in full sun & will eventually reach 10′ tall.
- ‘Royal Purple’ Cotinus gets its common names, smoke bush or smoke tree, from its panicles of spent flowers that appear like puffs of smoke around the plant. ‘Royal Purple’ has leaves which change color throughout the seasons, starting out in spring sporting its new fresh attire of maroon-red.
- ‘Young Lady’ A new introduction from the Netherlands! Frothy pink blooms cover every inch of this Smoke Bush in early summer all the way until frost. Green summer leaves turn to yellow in fall. 4′-6′ tall.
- Cotoneaster dammeri ‘Coral Beauty’ Outstanding groundcover with dense prostrate branches covered with shiny green foliage. The purple tinge to fall foliage enhances the profusion of coral red berries. Evergreen groundcover shrub.
- ‘Skogholm’ – Bearberry Cotoneaster – Evergreen, fast growing first-class ground cover with oval, glossy, bright green narrow leaves and bright red fruit. Excellent for banks, slopes or even in front of shrub borders. The late spring flowers are white, then they produce shiny, red fruit. Entirely frost hardy, this cultivar will grow to 24″ high. The vertical shoots should be cut off as to maintain a ground cover effect.
- Cupressocypari ‘Leylandii’ – Leyland Cypress -It is a fast-growing evergreen tree used primarily for hedges and screens. It is a very hardy, pyramidal tree, that grows to 40′ tall and 25′ wide which makes it good for tall screen. It has a graceful, somewhat open habit of growth. Give ample room to allow for symmetry of growth.
- Daphniphyllum Looks like a rhododendron, but it’s not! It heralds from Asia, and gets big, with large evergreen leaves. It tolerates shade but actually prefers full sun. A stunning and scarce evergreen large shrub being either male or female. Males have red catkin-like flowers and the females, a clustered blueberry-like fruit. Sun.
- Deutzia ‘Chardonnay Pearls’ Lime yellow foliage bears numerous pearl like buds which burst into attractive star shaped flowers in spring. When the flowers have faded, this plant continues to shine with its bright yellow foliage. Growth is strong but compact to create a wonderful small shrub that is equally at home in the shrub border as it is in the flower bed. 36″ tall, grows in partial shade or sun. A PROVEN WINNER SELECTION.
- ‘Nikko’ Dwarf Nikko Deutzia – A graceful, low spreading gem, abundant white flowers and attractive burgundy fall color. First class ground cover, 12-24″ tall, Sun.‘
- ‘Perle Rose’ Rich purple, pearl-like flower buds open in spring to reveal unique white & pink variegated flowers. 5-6’ tall, Sun.
- Diervilla ‘Butterfly’ This is a tough shrub quite suitable to less than ideal condition. Bright yellow blossoms continue for over 8 weeks in the summer! It is happiest in sun to part shade, but will tolerate full shade. Grows 3′-5′ tall.
- ‘Summer Stars’ Impressive display of yellow, trumpet flowers in July make this a star. Tolerant of drought and shade. One great shrub!
- Edgeworthia ‘Snow Cream’ Paper Bush – This is stunning member of the daphne family. All summer, supported by a smooth brown trunk, is adorned with plumeria-like leaves. The foliage drops in mid-December to reveal both the wonderful bark and the large silvery flower buds. The flower buds open steadily from mid-January to early April, producing an overwhelmingly fragrant display of pendent, golden yellow flowers. Grows 6′ tall.
- Erica ‘Furzey’ – Heather – Deep magenta flowers decorate this durable evergreen when mostplants are dormant in winter & very early spring.. It’s happiest in full sun. Grows 12″-18″ tall.
- ‘Mediterranean Pink’ One of many cultivars of this hybrid heath, this low evergreen shrub bears sprays of small purplish-pink bell-shaped flowers over many weeks in winter and early spring. The small, needle-like, whorled leaves are medium green. ‘Mediterranean Pink’ prefers well-drained, slightly acidic soil, full sun, and protection from drying winds. It accepts short periods of drought, and is one of the most heat-tolerant heaths. It works well in the rock garden, or as an edging or ground cover.
- ‘Mediterranean White’ White flowered Heather. Its white flowers bloom on 24″ branches from early winter through late Spring. Vigorous-growing.
- ‘Spring Torch’ ‘Spring Torch’ gets its name from the vibrant color of its new growth in spring. The Mauve flowers appear from August to October, blooming into the fall season. This small, mounding evergreen shrub makes a good groundcover or rock garden plant. And bees love it!
- Euonymus alata ‘Chicago Fire’ Burning Bush – Hardy shrub with mahogany-red tones in the summer foliage, brilliant fire-red color in fall that appears earlier than other cultivars and abundant, long-lasting fruit that are purple capsules opening to reveal orange-red seeds. 6′-10′ tall.
- fortunei ‘Blondy’ Evergreen Euonymus shrub with bright yellow thumbprints in the center of its leaf. 24″ tall PROVEN WINNER SELECTION
- ‘Emerald Gaiety’ – Euonymus Wintercreeper – Green and cream evergreen foliage turns pinkish-red in winter. Low sprawling plant, 18″ tall, Sun, part sun or shade.
- fortunei ‘ Gold Splash’ – Euonymus – Big round leaves displaying a thick deep golden edge. Very showy. 18-24″ tall, sun or part-sun.
- fortunei ‘Gold Spot’ – Euonymus – Similar to Golden Euonymus, except the leaves have green margins with yellow centers. Just as showy as Golden, but more vigorous. Grows to 6 feet tall. Prune to shape at any time.
- fortunei ‘Gracillimus’ Variegated Wintercreeper with small colorful white, green, and purple leaves, which are great for smaller areas in the garden. Grows only 12″ high & spreads easily.
- japonica ‘Aureo-marginata’ – Golden Euonymus – Dense upright evergreen shrub with striking golden yellow variegated foliage. Colors are more intense in sun. Grows 6′ tall.
- japonica ‘Silver King’ – Euonymus – Upright evergreen variety with green leaves and creamy white margins. Grows 6′ tall.
- kiautschovicus ‘Manhattan’ This handsome shrub has a neat formal appearance. It also makes a fine choice for a sheared hedge or informal screen. Evergreen & fast grower, 6′-8′ tall.
- radicans ‘Argent’ – Variegated Wintercreeper – Dense, low spreading evergreen shrub having green foliage with silver to creamy white margins. Showy red fruit in fall. 12″ to 18″ tall.
- Exochordia ‘The Bride’Pearl Bush – A vision of purity and bliss! Pearl-like flower buds adorn her arching frame in April and burst open in May. 3-4’ tall, sun or part sun.
- Forsythia ‘Goldilocks’ A dwarf globe shaped Forsythia ideally suited for today’s smaller landscape. Bright yellow lowers engulf the stems. 24-30″ tall, full sun.
- ‘Goldtide’ It’s revolutionizing the Forsythia market! A dwarf low-spreading forsythia, 30″ tall, Sun.
- ‘Kumson’ A unique new variegated forsythia! Dark green leaves are accented with an attractive network of silver veins. It bears the typical yellow forsythia flowers in spring! Grows 4′-6′ in height and width. An ideal shrub for partial to full shade! Prune immediately after flowering. Mature Forsythia benefits from having older woodiest stems removed all the way to the base.
- ‘Lynwood’ Shapely, 8′ tall, old-fashion shrub is smothered with yellow blooms in early spring before the foliage appears. Popular as a specimen plant or use as a hedge. This Forsythia has unique purple autumn foliage.
- Fothergilla major ‘Mount Airy’ – Fothergilla – An outstanding new cultivar featuring attractive leaves, good-sized blooms and consistently spectacular red, orange and yellow autumn color. This vigorous upright shrub has handsome, heavily textured deep green foliage with whitish undersides and an abundance of fragrant white flowers in April & May. It grows 5′-6′ tall. Sun or part sun.
- Franklinia alatamaha – Franklinia Tree – This exquisite tree, which boasts late summer blossoms, striking fall foliage, and an extra-ordinary history, is the most famous discovery of American botanists John and William Bartram. Franklin tree is a deciduous tree with a rounded crown, or a multi-stemmed shrub. As a single trunk tree, it can grow to 20′ tall or more, but it is more often seen growing much shorter. It features camellia-like, cup-shaped, sweetly-fragrant, white flowers in late summer to early fall. Narrow, oblong, glossy dark green leaves turn shades of orange, red & purple in autumn. It is considered a specimen tree or large shrub valued for its late summer flowers, good fall color and interesting history. Deserves a prominent location in the landscaping.
Fruit Trees/Bushes– We grow an assortment of Blackberry, Blueberry Boysenberry, Currants, Dewberry, Gooseberry, Grapes, Kiwi, Figs and Raspberry bushes. All take full sun. Many of these attractive bushes can be added right into the flowerbeds. We also have a nice selection of Apple, Cherry, Apricot, Nectarine, Peach & Pear & Plum Trees. Many are dwarf varieties suitable for a smaller yard.
- Gardenia ‘Crown Jewel‘ Crown Jewel Gardenia is a great opportunity to have the amazing flowers, foliage and fragrance of a dwarf Gardenia, but in a small form that fits well both indoor and out. Hardy to zone 6, but plant in protected area away from winds.
- Gleditsia triacanthos – Honey Locust – Honey locust usually stands around 40-80 ft. tall and has an open plume like crown of fine-textured lacy foliage that spreads 20-30 ft across. Honey locust is a medium size deciduous tree with black bark. Honey locust is a fast growing tree which is popular as an ornamental, shade, street and specimen tree.
- Gordlinia ‘Sweet Tea’ An amazing cross between our native Franklinia and native Gordonia. It is a beautiful, semi-evergreen tree which blooms for several months from mid summer to fall. The flowers have huge white petal with showy yellow stamens, giving it the common name of the fried egg tree! The namesake of this 20’ shrubby tree originates from the delicate sweet fragrance of the flower and its southern heritage.
- Halesia carolina – Carolina Silverbell – A multi-stemmed small tree growing to 20′ tall bearing white, pendulous bell shaped flowers in April to early May.
- Hamamelis virginiana – American Witch Hazel – A small tree or shrub with arching branches, usually growing in dense multi-stemmed clumps reaching up to 20 feet tall. American or common Witch Hazel, bears its unusual yellow thread-like flowers in late fall.
- ‘Arnold’s Promise’ This small tree grows to 20 feet tall and wide with lots of twiggy branches and yellow blooms that appear on warm days from January through March.
- Hibiscus syriacus Rose of Sharon – Brightly colored, exotic flowers. Grow as a shrub or train them into trees. 8’-12’ tall, Sun. Assorted colors.
- ‘Blue Satin’ Exotic looking single royal blue flowers with deep red center on large deciduous Rose of Sharon 6′-8′ shrub. PROVEN WINNER.
- ‘Chiffon White’ A Proven Winners selection, produce large single white flowers adorned with a lacy center. This plant will add a lot of charm
to a late summer landscape. Rose of Sharon are reliable summer blooming shrubs. 8′-12′ tall, sun.
- ‘Diana’ This award winning Rose of Sharon is a vigorous, erect, multi-stemmed shrub that typically grows 5′-8′ tall that may also be trained as a single trunk. It features showy, hollyhock-like 5-petaled, pure white flowers. Long, early summer to fall bloom period. Flowers stay open at night. Sun.
- ‘Lavender Chiffon’ Large, single lavender flowers with a lacy center flowers throughout the summer. Grows 10′ tall.
- ‘Lucy’ Large deciduous shrub bears double reddish pink flowers with deeper red center throughout the summer. Grows 8′ tall. Sun.
- ‘Pink Giant’ This form bears large, 5″ wide pink blooms with a deep red central blotch. It grows 8′ tall.
- Hydrangea arborescens ‘Annabelle’ Huge globe-shaped white flowers starting in June grows 6′ tall, extremely winter hardy Smooth Hydrangea. Part sun.
- macrophylla ‘All Summer Beauty’ 4′ tall prolific bloomer. Mop-head flowers are blue if soil is acidic, pink if alkaline. Dependable Hydrangea, often re-blooming!
- macrophylla ‘Claudie’ This beautiful new plant is a unique lace-cap hydrangea with a bright ring of star-like lavender/blue colored blooms. Full Sun/Part Sun/or Shade. A Proven Winner Selection.
macrophylla ‘Endless Summer’ Giant globes of mophead flowers bloom repeatedly throughout the summer. ‘Endless Summer’ flowers may be blue, pink, or lavender, depending on the soil in which it is grown. 3′-4′ tall, Sun to Partial Shade
macrophylla ‘Glowing Embers’ a showy mophead hydrangea with crimson-pink flowers in large, rounded heads and broad, coarsely toothed, glossy, dark-green leaves. Use it in a mixed border, woodland garden, or even in a container. The blooms last from June to August and then dry beautifully. Grows to 4′ tall. Sun or partial shade.
- macrophylla ‘Izu No Hana’ A very unusual double-flowered Hydrangea variety. Double deep pink florets explode from the huge pink sterile panicles in late spring and summer. Dark glossy green foliage. Easy to grow in full to part shade. The color of the flower depends on the pH of the soil: in an acid soil, a wonderful violet will be obtained, whereas in a neutral or slightly alkaline soil, the color will be a more pink.
- macrophylla ‘Mariesii Variegata’ 6′ bushy shrub has large variegated leaves with lacy pink flower clusters. Very showy, beautiful foliage, even when not in bloom.
- macrophylla ‘Lady in Red’ The exciting 3′ Hydrangea treats you to bright red stems & leaf veins plus lace-cap flowers that open white and mature to deep rose.
paniculata ‘Pee Wee’ 4′-5′ tall, sterile white flowers turn pinkish, then white again as they mature. Late summer bloomer.
- paniculata ‘Limelight’ New! An extraordinary new Hydrangea with exquisite bright lime green flowers. Blooms on new wood. Vigorous plants grows 6′-8′ tall. PROVEN WINNER
- quercifolia ‘Alice’ – Oak leaf Hydrangea cultivar introduced by Michael Dirr through his Georgia Plant Introduction Program. It is an upright, deciduous shrub which typically grows 5-8′ tall and as wide. It is most noted for its large, arching flower panicles, its disease-free foliage and its superior fall color. Large pyramidal flower panicles feature white flowers in June which bloom for 6-8 weeks, gradually fading to pink. A good low maintenance flowering shrub tolerating full sun to part shade.
- quercifolia ‘Snow Queen’ – Oak leaf Hydrangea – This cultivar produces 8-inch-long, conical flower heads from early summer on. It is as notable for its distinct, deeply lobed leaves as for its reliably showy, creamy blooms. The foliage produces outstanding fall color and the flowers take on purplish-pink hues when dried. This Hydrangea grows 6′-10′ tall in full sun to part shade.
- Hypericum ‘Ames’ St. John’s Wort -A very hardy tightly mounded shrub with masses of golden yellow flowers in mid-summer. Full sun, 2’-3’ tall. Sun or part shade. Deer Resistant!
- ‘Hidcote’ A hardy, dwarf shrub with large yellow flowers all summer. It rarely needs pruning except to remove any deadwood early in spring. The foliage and flowers are very decorative. Will stand even hot dry spots. 3′-4′ tall. Sun or part shade. Deer Resistant.
- ‘Ignite Scarlet’ This summer blooming St. John’s wort has a compact growth habit, making it a very useful shrub. Yellow flowers bloom in July and August, followed by reddish fruits in the fall, making for excellent displays in multiple seasons. This hypericum can be used as a foundation, accent or border plant in the landscape, as well as in large mixed containers. Deer Resistant!
- Ilex aquifolium – English Holly is a large, dense, slow-growing, evergreen that can be grown as a single trunked tree or a multi-stemmed thicket growing 15′-50′ tall. Red berries, poisonous to people but not to birds, cluster on trees in winter. Deer Resistant!
- cornuta ‘Burfordii’ – Burford hollies look distinguished, with their glossy leaves and dense, handsome growth. They are usually planted in a grouping as a hedge or border and sheared evenly. Burford hollies are mostly seen at 8-12′, but over time may reach a height of 20′ or more. Burfords berry freely and without pollination, and the fruit lasts for months, providing a food source for birds into late spring. ‘Nana’ is a more compact version growing only 5′ tall. HOLLIES ARE DEER RESISTANT!
- cornuta ‘Rotunda’- Dwarf Chinese Holly – Low growing, evergreen Holly with glossy dark green spiny foliage. Grows 3′ tall by 3′ wide.
- crenata ‘Convexa’ – Convex-leaf Japanese Holly – ‘Convexa’ is a small, bushy evergreen shrub with small, glossy, mid-green, convex leaves. In spring and summer it bears small, white flowers, followed, in autumn, by black berries. It is fast growing and is a very good hedge either sheared or un-sheared. It is a handsome utility plant that is durable alternative to the slower growing boxwood. It grows 4′-5′ tall.
- crenata ‘Green Luster’ – Japanese Holly – Compact low growing very hardy evergreen shrub with deep green foliage useful as foundation shrub, formal hedging or screening. Grows 4′ tall.
- crenata ‘Helleri’ – Japanese Holly – Low, dense, mounding evergreen with dark green foliage. Excellent accent or border plant. Grows 3′-4′ tall. Sun or shade.
- crenata ‘Sky Pencil’ A unique form of Japanese holly that makes a living exclamation point in the landscape! The pencil-thin growth habit and lustrous, dark evergreen leaves provide a rare, natural, vertical accent in the landscape. Even the smallest of spaces can accommodate this excellent and durable holly. Grows to 6′ tall.
- crenata ‘Soft Touch’ Japanese Holly – Soft to the touch and on the eyes. Dense, compact, and low-growing.
crenata ‘Soft Touch’ creates an unobtrusive mound of glossy green where you need it. 2′-3′ tall. Sun or shade.
- crenata ‘Steeds’ Upright, pyramidal evergreen Japanese Holly growing 6′-8′ tall with small oval dark green leaves.
- x ‘Dragon Lady’ Everyone who sees this tree, wishes all Hollies could look this good! It’s considered to be the perfect columnar Holly, is always full of red berries, and has dark glossy evergreen foliage. It grows 20′ tall at maturity. Great specimen plant or useful as a hedge or windbreak.
- glabra ‘Compacta’ – Inkberry – Compact, oval shaped evergreen shrub with glossy dark green foliage. Inky black fruit through winter attracts birds. Sun or part sun.
- glabra ‘Shamrock’ – Inkberry – A dwarf selection with very glossy green leaves and improved branching and grows only 3′ – 5′ high.
- meserveae ‘Blue Angel’ Evergreen Holly shrub with glossy blue green leaves & red berries in winter. It is a robust plant that’s ideal for hedges and screens, but also makes a good specimen shrub. Needs a male pollinator such as ‘Blue Prince’ nearby. 4′
- meserveae ‘Blue Girl’ Evergreen upright Holly with blue green leaves and abundant red berries from fall through winter. Plant a male pollinator (Blue Prince/China Boy) nearby for best berries. Grows 6′ tall.
- meserveae ‘Blue Prince’– A hybrid evergreen male holly with good very dark green glossy foliage and an excellent pollinator for a variety of other hollies. 8′-10″ tall, but can be pruned as a hedge. Only 1 needs to be planted as a pollinator for several female hollies.
- meserveae ‘Blue Princess’ Excellent evergreen hedging holly, with extremely dense habit, bearing softly spiny, glossy, dark blue-green leaves. Tiny white flowers over a long period followed by masses of brilliant red berries. Shade tolerant. Plant ‘Blue Prince’ as a pollinator.
- meserveae ‘China Boy’ – Male holly, needed for pollination. Handsome holly that can be used as a foundation plant or for hedges. Grows to 10′ tall. meserveae ‘China Girl’ China Girl has a rounded, upright growth habit. It’s foliage is a light green, so the red berries really stand out! Make sure to plant a China Boy for pollination. Nice rounded, upright growth habit grows to 10′. Can be pruned.
- ‘Nellie Stevens’ – American Holly – A broad, pyramidal plant with large, shiny green leaves that lends itself to specimen or accent use. Can be spectacular in fruit. Grows to 25′ at maturity. A row of them makes one of the best screens available. Its tight growth habit, even in partial shade, makes it nice along the border of a property to block a view or provide protection from the wind. It maintains a nice, uniform shape without pruning.
- verticullata – Winterberry Male -Use this Winterberry as the pollinator for both ‘Winter Red’ and ‘Sparkleberry’ to ensure the best crop of winter berries.
- verticullata ‘Winter Red’ – Winterberry – Compact deciduous shrub with dark green foliage and profuse bright red berries. Be sure to plant a male pollinator. Grows 6′ tall.
verticullata ‘Sparkleberry’ – Winterberry Female – Upright, deciduous shrub with profuse bright red berries throughout winter. Be sure to plant a male for pollination. Grows 8′ tall.
- Itea ‘Henry’s Garnet’ – Virginia’s Sweetspire – Fragrant white flowers adorn this award winning plant in early summer. Brilliant red-purple fall foliage color lasts into winter. Full to partial sun. Grows 5 to 6 feet tall.
- ‘Little Henry’ Sweetly scented, pure white flowers in early summer. 18-24″ tall, Sun, Part-sun, or shade.
- Juglans nigra – Black Walnut – Prized as a shade tree and valuable for its nuts. Walnut trees grow to 50′ to 75′ tall. Walnut trees produce nuts in 12-15 years. They are harvested in early autumn. Walnut trees are valued for their attractive hardwood.
- regia – Carpathian English Walnut – A popular tree for its dual role of shade provider and nuts. The flavorful walnuts are easy to shell and a favorite for eating fresh and baking. It is a fast growing, stately tree with strong, sturdy branches that form a spreading crown for dense shade. This cultivar is well adapted for cold climates. The Carpathian English Walnut grows to be 40′ – 60′ feet in height.
- Juniperus chinensis ‘Gold Tip’ A very tough versatile variety of Juniper growing 4′-5′ tall. It has slightly arched branches which are lightly tipped in yellow most pronounced during the growing season. Prefers full sun.
- chinensis ‘Old Gold’ Semi-dwarf, spreading evergreen Juniper with greenish gold needles maturing to a golden yellow. Grows 4′ tall by 5′ wide. Sun or part sun.
- conferta ‘Blue Pacific’ Juniper is a dense, ground hugging conifer with aromatic gray green or blue green needlelike leaves. The whole plant has a soft, feathery look to it. This dwarf Juniper grows to 12″ – 18″ tall and from 3′ to 5′ wide. Needs full sun (6 hours a day) and is drought tolerant and cold hardy, but a slow grower. Because the branches will root down this plant can be used to stabilize banks.
- horizontalis ‘Bar Harbor’ Bar Harbor Juniper is a nice choice for a groundcover. This creeping shrub features blue-gray foliage in the summer time which changes to a purple color in the winter time. ‘Bar Harbor’ has a moderate growth rate and gets about a foot tall and grows to six feet in width.
- horizontalis ‘Blue Chip’ This prostrate grower maintains its steel-blue foliage all year and grows 8′-10′ wide, but only 8″-10″ tall.
- horizontalis ‘Blue Rug’ This beautiful blue, creeping plant will grow to a spread of 6′-8’or more, but only 4″-6″ in height. Rapid growing, extremely low juniper. Intense silvery blue foliage assumes light purplish tinge in winter. Excellent as a ground cover.
- procumbens ‘Nana’ – Dwarf Chinese Juniper or Green Mound Juniper- Green Mound Juniper is often used as a hedge and in mass plantings. Plant in full sun to part shade. Grows 6′ – 8′ tall & 6′ wide. This wide spreading juniper lays flat on ground if given adequate space or mounds up in center if crowded.
- scopulorum ‘Moonglow’ Rocky Mt. Juniper or Moonglow Juniper – This Juniper has wonderful, icy-blue foliage and at maturity can be 16′ tall and 8-10′ wide. It has a very dense branching habit, and is often shaped into topiaries. This plant can serve as an expansive screen when planted in quantity. Like the name suggests, under bright moonlight this plants foliage will reflect and disperse the light. It’s a tough, cold-hardy evergreen that resists deer nibbling.
- squamata ‘Blue Star’ – Juniper – Slow growing, low mounding evergreen Juniper shrub with short, bright steel blue needles. Grows 3′ tall by 4′ wide.
- virginiana ‘Gray Owl’ – Eastern Red Cedar – Low, wide spreading horizontal branches are thread-like with silvery blue-gray needles. Their branch tips sometimes turn purple in winter. Full sun, grows 2′-3′ tall. This selection produces abundant blue fruit in winter.
- Koelreuteria paniculata – Golden Rain Tree- Golden rain tree is a fast-growing, deciduous tree reaching about 30′ in height. Golden rain tree is perhaps most striking in the fall with its large clusters of showy yellow flowers. These are followed by 2″ red-purple seed pods, which are equally dramatic! The fruit is a papery three-compartment, bladder-like structure full of seeds. In warm climates seed is produced in great quantities and there are always seedlings beneath a mother tree.
- Kolkwitzia amabilis ‘Pink Cloud’ – Beauty Bush – Masses of light pink flowers cover this plant in mid-spring. Upright arching plant, 6’-9’ tall, Sun.
- Lagerstroemia – Crepe Myrtle – From the showy flowers to the superb bark and foliage, the Crape myrtle is a favorite landscape plant throughout the U.S. The Traditional southern spelling is Crepe Myrtle because the delicate flowers resemble crepe paper. It grows best in moist, well-drained soils; prefers full sun, and is drought resistant. Assorted colors.
- ‘Burgundy Cotton’ The Burgundy Cotton Crepe Myrtle Tree is medium sized, reaching around 15′ at maturity. New leaf growth on the tree is red with white blooms in summer. Crepe Myrtles are long bloomers, and will flower best when exposed to full sunlight.
- ‘Dynamite’ Crape Myrtle Dynamite is the most incredible red flowering Crape Myrtle. The bright red blooms on this Crape Myrtle are in huge clusters all over this fast growing 15′ tree. Sun.
- ‘Red Rocket’ The Red Rocket Crape Myrtle Tree grows very tall, reaching over 20′ at maturity. This Crape Myrtle grows vigorously and should be pruned for desired shape. The Red Rocket Crape Myrtle Tree bears huge clusters of cherry-red flowers for several months from summer until fall.
- Ligustrum – Privet – Reliable evergreen used extensively for hedging & privacy. Can be sheared to desired height. Sun or part sun.
Lonicera nitida ‘Baggesens Gold’ – Bush Honeysuckle – Don’t let the name Honeysuckle scare you. This is a petite golden bush, absolutely outstanding in the garden and one of our favorites here at the nursery. It is evergreen, and retains its gold foliage color right through winter. Sun or part sun, or shade, grows only 12″ – 18″ tall.
Magnolia ‘Ann’ A member of the “Little Girl” group of hybrid magnolias developed in the mid-fifties at the U.S. National Arboretum. Hardy shrub or small tree. Impressive deep purple-red flowers with 7-9 petals that resemble a tulip. Blooms mid to late March and may have sporadic rebloom in summer. Leaves are dark green and somewhat leathery in appearance. This shrub will brighten any landscape and is best used as a shrub border or specimen plant. Grows 8′-10′ high with a 10’spread. Full sun for best flowering.
‘Butterflies’ One of the best yellow-flowering magnolias, this matures into an upright, pyramidal specimen tree. In early spring before its leaves unfurl, the flowers, which have exposed red stamens, perch singly like big, bright butterflies on the branches. Its leaves mature from a light-yellow-green to a lustrous dark-green. Yellow hybrids were bred by crossing two species: a yellow-flowered native American and a white Asian species.
‘Jane’ Hardy shrub or small tree. Impressive reddish purple flowers opening late in spring to avoid frost damage. Flowers are a gorgeous tulip-shape with a lightly scented fragrance. Leaves are dark green and somewhat leathery in appearance. Great choice for any accent, specimen, or border use. Grows 15′ high. Grows best in full sun.
stellata -The Star Magnolia is a large shrub or small tree that will gradually reach 15-20 ft. This is a perfect flowering tree for small properties as it remains compact in stature for many years. Star magnolia is a very early bloomer and boasts large star shaped flowers that are held on low branches for easy viewing.
Malus ‘Profusion’ – Crabapple – Crabapples are versatile, small, ornamental trees used in the urban landscape. Crabapples bloom in spring, usually in May, & are a great choice for the home garden. They are exciting throughout the year, with craggy branches and persistent fruits in winter. They are fast growing, and mature to 15′ to 20′ tall. ‘Profusion’ bears abundant, fragrant, purplish-red flowers in spring.
‘Snowdrift’ Considered one of best crabapples, growing 20′-25′ tall. It is a vigorous grower with white flowers in spring, and ample orange/red fruit in winter, to the delight of wildlife.
Microbiota decussata Siberian Cypress – Graceful, bright green foliage looks like a cross between a creeping juniper and a fern. Grows best in dry conditions. Its foliage turns a russet copper in winter. 8-12″ tall, sun/part sun.
Myrica pensylvanica – Northern Bayberry – Dark green foliage, aromatic when crushed, and persisting well into autumn; clusters of gray, waxy berries on female plants; fruits persist into winter and are also aromatic. Full sun to partial shade. Shrub growing 6′ tall.
Nandina domestica – Heavenly Bamboo – An evergreen or semi-evergreenwoody shrub often used in landscaping. The whole plant has a very lacy appearance and upright form, growing 6-8′. In spring, there are large panicles of small white flowers at the end of the stems, followed by green berries which ripen to red that are held for many months (unless devoured by birds).
‘Compacta’ is the dwarf version growing only 24″-36″ tall tall. Sun to shade.
‘Fire Power’ Heavenly Bamboo- Lime green dwarf Nandina with very compact growth, only 2′ wide by 2′ tall at maturity, great for those who hate to prune! Its foliage flushes lime green in the spring, produces no flowers or fruit. In the summer the foliage will become red-tinged, by fall the foliage is bright red, hence the name Firepower! Sun to Shade.
‘Harbor Bell’ A popular dwarf selection that grows to about 3 ft. tall. Evergreen specimen great for shady areas.
- Oxydendrum arboreum – Sourwood -The sourwood is a deciduous, medium tall tree that grows to heights of 30-60 ft. The tree has a slender pyramid form often with a curved or leaning trunk. The bark is rusty-brown and smooth when young later becoming rough and furrowed. The sourwood is sometimes used as an ornamental background tree for its fall color. The tree is also spectacular in late spring when in bloom. It holds it’s fragrant white flowers against lustrous foliage for almost a whole month and creates quite a show as a specimen tree on an expanse of lawn.
- Paeonia – Peony – Long lived and fragrant, its neat bushy shape makes a valuable addition to the landscape, pink, red, and white. Sun 3-4’ tall. Assorted colors. Several sizes available. Peony trees also available.
- Philadelphus virginalis ‘Minnesota Snowflake’ –The Minnesota Snowflake Mock Orange, is a compact, deciduous shrub that grows to 5-8′ tall. It features fragrant, double white flowers that bloom profusely in late spring. Flowers appear in clusters with 5-7 flowers per cluster. The common name refers to the general resemblance of the sweetly fragrant flowers of this genus to those of orange blossoms.
- ‘Innocence’ – Mock Orange – Perhaps the most fragrant of the Mock Oranges, this variety will fill your yard with sweet scent. Single, pure white blossoms accent leaves that are splashed with interesting creamy white to gold variegation.
6′-8′ tall. Full sun.
- Physocarpus ‘Coppertina’ This is a great new addition to the ninebark family. Coppertina is a new cross between the golden ninebark and the purple leafed ninebark. The result give us a wonderful plant with orange-copper foliage in the spring. As the foliage matures in summer it turns a rich red. As with other ninebarks, it blooms in summer, sporting white button-like blooms which contrast wonderfully with the foliage. Grows 8′ to 10′ high or prune to size desired. Full sun to partial shade.
- ‘Diabolo’ aka ‘Diablo’ An exciting new shrub from Germany with striking burgundy leaves. Light pink, button like flowers in mid-summer. Very showy and extremely hardy. 4′ – 8’ tall, grow in full sun.
- ‘Summer Wine’ A new Ninebark that is very neat & compact with deeply cut, dark crimson leaves. This plant requires little pruning, is trouble free, and even looks great in a pot. The pinkish white flowers appear in mid summer. Summer Wine is showy, extremely hardy, and is prized as a landscape shrub. Smaller than other ninebark varieties, it is fast growing, and it adds beautiful burgundy color to your garden. Use it as a bold accent or part of a mixed border. Fruit is beautiful in fall.
- Pieris japonica ‘Brouwer’s Beauty’ – Award Winning Japanese Andromeda. Broadleaf evergreen shrub bearing white pendulous flowers in early spring brighten shady areas. If you like the look of Lily of the Valley or Bleeding Heart, & have alot of shade, then Pieris is for you! This shrub should be planted in a shady or partly shady spot.
- japonica ‘Dorothy Wyckoff’ A superb shade-loving, flowering evergreen shrub. Foliage is dark, glossy green, bronze to red when young. Urn-shaped flowers are borne in pendent, terminal panicles. Bloom time is from late winter to early spring. ‘Dorothy Wyckoff’ has deeply veined, very deep green leaves, turning bronzy in cold weather. Purplish-red buds open to pale pink flowers, later turning white.
- ‘Mountain Fire’ A popular cultivar that is particularly noted for the fiery red color of its newly emerging foliage and its heavy flower clusters. Broadleaf
evergreen shrub with a dense, upright habit that matures over time to 9-12’ tall. Best grown in organically rich, slightly acidic, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade.
- ‘Red Mill’ Thick and leathery leaves open bright red, turn mahogany, then to lustrous dark green. White flowers bloom in spring. ‘Red Mill’ is quite insect and disease resistant and very hardy.
- ‘Summer Hill’ Thick, lustrous leaves, excellent branching, fast grower. Lily of the Valley pendulous flowers in late summer & early spring.
- ‘Valley Valentine’ This shade-loving shrub typically matures in a spreading mound to 4’ tall. It features large clusters of lily-of-the-valley-like maroon flowers in early spring. A superb shade-loving, flowering evergreen shrub.
- Potentilla ‘Goldfinger’ – Cinquefoil – Golden yellow flowers all summer long on this 3′ shrub. Fast grower, sun.
- ‘Pink Beauty’ A nice shrub selection with clear pink flowers that cover the bright green foliage from late spring until fall. A nice 3′ compact choice for borders, along walks, low hedges and as a mass or foundation planting. Deciduous cinquefoil. Full sun.
- Prunus cerasifera – Purple Leaf Plum – The Purple leaf Plum should be grown in full sun on well-drained, acid soil to bring out the richest leaf color. The Purple leaf Plum grows to be 25′ feet in height. The Purple leaf Plum has beautiful blooms of pink and white in early spring.
- ‘Okame’ This attractive hybrid cherry tree bears profuse pink blossoms in early spring, before the leaves emerge. It grows to 25′ tall, with foliage turning
brilliant orange in fall. Stunning!
- ‘Otto Luyken’ – Cherry Laurel – Lush growing 3′ evergreen with showy white flower spikes and small black fruit. Excellent hedge, background or screen. A dwarf form of English or Cherry Laurel.
- ‘Pendula’ – Weeping Cherry Tree- The most common cultivar, this popular tree is usually grafted on a straight under-stock to form a gently weeping tree with single pink blooms before the leaves in early spring. It can grow to 25′ tall and wide. Leaves stay glossy green throughout the summer and into the fall when they turn a vivid yellow before leaving the tree bare in winter. The drooping bare branches even lend a soothing grace to the landscape in winter. There is nothing quite like the Weeping Cherry in full bloom in the spring. The light pink (almost white), one-inch-diameter flowers cover the branches before the leaves emerge, giving the appearance that fresh snow has fallen on the tree.
- ‘Rosea Plena’ Dwarf Flowering Almond – Old time favorite, double pink blooms in early spring on this shrub. 3-4’ tall, Sun.
- serrulata ‘Kwanzan’ The Kwanzan Cherry Tree has double-pink, very attractive flowers. This upright-spreading tree, reaches 15′-20′ tall and is glorious in flower.
- ‘Snow Fountains’ This weeping cherry is a slow-growing ornamental cherry that typically grows to 15′ tall. It is a specimen for lawns or small areas around the home. As a weeping tree, its cascading branches dip all the way to the ground, giving the appearance of a white or snow fountain when covered with pure white flowers in early spring.
- subhirtella ‘Autumnalis’– Autumnalis Cherry – A rounded tree with upright branches to 40′ tall andwide, this plant produces semi-double white-pink blooms in early spring. A scattering of flowers may open during fall warm spells, thus the name.
- yedoensis – Weeping Yoshino Cherry – A very popular white flowering cherry tree, the Weeping Yoshino Cherry blooms in the Spring before its leaves emerge. With gracefully weeping branches, these Japanese Cherry trees are wonderful urban trees. Weeping Yoshino Cherries are small deciduous trees that at maturity grow to be about 50 feet in height. They do well in full sun and moist, but well drained, soil. Weeping Yoshino cherries are excellent trees for home landscaping.
- Pyracantha ‘Lowboy’ Also called firethorn, this Pyracantha only grows 2′-3′ tall and bears beautiful orange berries in fall and through winter. Fast growing shrub for sunny and partly sunny areas.
- ‘Mohave’ is a much taller firethorn growing to 12′ and wide and has many, big orange-red berries, which last well into winter. This selection is very disease resistant.
- Pyrus calleryana ‘Holmford’ The New Bradford Pear, is a broad, oval tree with good branch angles. The branching is the major improvement over the Bradford
pear. Stronger branches stand up better to ice and wind. The New Bradford is covered with white flowers in spring, glossy green foliage for summer, then turning yellow to maroon for autumn. It is an extremely popular, vigorous growing, medium size, shade tree with outstanding clusters of white blooms in spring and very attractive terrific yellow to red to purple foliage color in fall. The New Bradford pear is a beautiful garden addition that produces no edible fruit. This flowering tree grows best in full sun. This is a great tree for lawns or for a street tree and it is very disease resistant.
- calleryana ‘Cleveland Select’ Pear Tree – The Cleveland Select flowering pear tree, has more blooms than any other flowering pear tree. There’s nothing more beautiful in spring than a flowering pear tree covered in snowy white blooms. Cleveland Select pear trees display evenly branched limbs with pyramidal form. This deciduous tree is a vigorous growing medium sized tree with masses of white flowers in spring. This is an excellent street tree with beautiful purplish-red fall color. It has an attractive upright oval form and glossy green leaves. The Cleveland Select Pear reaches a height of 30 feet and width of 15 feet. This pear has a superior branch structure that withstands ice and wind damage. It is fruitless and has few pest problems. It tolerates heavy clay soils.
- Quercus acutissima ‘Gobbler’ – The Sawtooth Oak is a fast growing tree. It produces acorns, so it is a desirable food source for small wild animals such as wild turkeys. Fall leaf color will be yellow to golden brown. Leaves may persist into winter. It’s mature height is 30-45 feet tall.
- coccinea – Scarlet Oak, also called black oak, red oak, or Spanish oak, is best known for its brilliant autumn color. It is a large rapid-growing tree of the Eastern United States found on a variety of soils in mixed forests. In commerce, the lumber is mixed with that of other red oaks. Scarlet oak is a popular shade tree and has been widely planted in the United States. It grows 80′ tall and produces acorns.
- rubra – Red Oak is a deciduous, large, fast-growing oak with dark red fall color. It withstands city environments and grows 60′ tall. The Red Oak produces acorns.
- shumardii – Shumard Oak – One of the largest of the oak species in the red oak group. Shumard Oak is valued for its use as a shade tree. Fall colors range from russet to orange-red. Grows 80′ tall with beautiful lobed lobed leaves.
- Rhododendron catawbiense ‘Album’ Dense-growing evergreen shrub valued for its large trusses of showy white flowers. Some protection from winter wind is helpful. Very effective as an accent. Feed with an acid fertilizer like Holly Tone after blooming. 6′ tall.
- ‘Blue Baron’ Small leaved Rhodo – Early flowering. Compact growing mound shape. Striking near blue flowers in April, very unusual for a plant this hardy. Very small, elongated foliage is shiny green in summer and bronzed in winter. Protect from winter winds. 3′-4′ tall.
- catawbiense ‘Boursault’ One of the “Ironclad” rhododendrons. Lavender flowers in spring. Compact growing habit. 6′ tall.
catawbiense ‘Grandiflorum’ Vigorous, dense and upright growing. Large, lightrose-purple flower trusses in late May. 7′ tall. Shade, part sun.
- ‘Chionoides’ -One of the best rhododendrons for cold climates. White flowers in the spring. This native of North America is an excellent landscape plant. It grows 3′-5′ tall.
- ‘English Roseum’ is a dense, mound-forming, evergreen rhododendron that typically grows to a mature height of 4-10’ tall. It features large tresses of light rose-lilac flowers in spring (mid-season). Leathery dark green leaves are evergreen.
‘Landmark‘ An explosion of deep purplish-red flowers that demand you take notice emerge from this compact, low maintenance, yet high impact plant. Pleasing deep bronze-green summer foliage turns to mahogany-bronze in winter. 5′-6’ tall.
‘Lee’s Dark Purple’ Evergreen shrub valued for its large trusses of showy dark purple spring flowers. As with all new plantings, follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Provide well drained soil, rich in organic matter. Feed rhodos with an acid fertilizer (Holly Tone) after blooming. Grows to 6′ tall, part shade.
‘Maximum Roseum’ Trusses of bell-shaped rose to purplish pink spotted flowers grow on this 6′ tall evergreen rhodo.
- ‘Nova Zembla’ rhododendron has extremely showy, red flowers making a real display in the spring. This hybrid exhibits some outstanding characteristics. It is a vigorous plant that has good foliage and will grow in more difficult areas. Cold, heat, sun and shade tolerant. It grows to 5′ tall.
- ‘Olga Mezitt’ A vigorous grower with a spreading, upright habit and bears an abundance of showy, vivid, peach-pink flowers beginning in late April. The ‘P.J.M.’ group of rhododendrons are smaller, growing to a height of 4 feet tall. Form is rounded and foliage is leathery and dark green until fall when it turns red, persisting through winter. One of the reasons the ‘P.J.M.’ group is such a heavy flowerer is that the plant does not set seed. ‘P.J.M.’is a small-leaved, compact evergreen Rhodo known for its beautiful and profuse spring flowers and neat appearance. It is probably the most adaptable and easiest rhododendron to grow. It is often used for group or mass plantings, shrub borders, or in a woodland setting beneath a high tree canopy. This rhododendron is exceptionally winter/cold hardy. The flowers which bloom in mid to late April are a vivid, bright lavender pink. This plant generally blooms heavily and reliably every year. The PJM Rhododendron is also known for its foliage which is dark green and slightly shiny in summer and turns a plum purple color in fall. Plant the PJM Rhododendron in partial shade to full sun. More sun exposure will create more winter foliage color. It will grow from 3 to 6 feet in height.
- ‘Purpureum Elegans’ Rounded evergreen broadleaf shrub. Likes acid soi, so feed with Holly Tone. Bluish purple flowers in late spring. Very hardy 4′-5′
tall, part sun, shade.
- ‘Ramapo’ Dwarf Rhodo growing only 12″-24″ tall with violet-lavender flowers in mid-spring.
‘Roseum Elegans’ Wide, upright growing and robust. Pink-shaded lilac, changing to pink when open in mid June. Large rounded foliage. One of the most popular large-leaf rhododendrons in this region, and considered the standard rhododendron for any landscape.
‘Scintillation’ Large trusses of luminous pink flowers in late May on deep green foliage. Best when planted in part shade. Considered one of the best choices for landscapes, this cultivar has been selected as a “Proven Performer” by the the American Rhododendron Society and performs consistently well in USDA Zones 5 and 6. It will grow eventually to 6′ tall.
- Rhodotypos scandens – Black Jet beard – Angelic pure white flowers in June. Low maintenance easy plant. 3-6’ tall, Sun, Part-sun or Shade.
- Rosa – Rose – ‘Knock-Out’ Deep cherry-red flowers adorn this compact 3′ tall shrub rose. These shrub roses are not you fussy Grandmother’s rose bushes!
They are bred to be easy to care for, and disease resistant. This hedge-forming rose is Japanese beetle resistant, & is very mildew & black spot resistant as well. A true winner!
- ‘Double Knock-Out’ Double Knock Out takes the flowers a step further with large 2-3″ velvety red fully double rose flowers with up to 25 petals per bloom! Flowering begins in early summer and continues until the killing fall frosts.
- ‘Double Knock-Out Pink’ A bright bubble gum pink version of The Double Knock Out® Rose that is unfazed by the heat. Classic shaped flowers from early Spring to the first frost. With superior drought tolerance once established, it has the toughness and resistance for which the family is known. A vibrant color that perks up any landscape.
- ‘Knock-Out Pink’ Just like its parent, Pink Knockout never stops performing — blooming profusely throughout the growing season into late fall with single to semi-double 3-3 ½” rich pink blooms. It will mature into a tidy 4 foot by 4 foot shrub that is very resistant to black spot and other nuisance diseases.
- ‘Knock-Out Rainbow’ Single, deep coral-pink blossoms with yellow centers are produced continuously throughout spring and fall. A profuse bloomer with extraordinary resistance to common rust, mildew and black spot foliage diseases. Acts like an ordinary compact shrub with elegance of the rose for all sunny beds and borders. Makes a superb low hedge. Deciduous shrub. Fast growth to 3 feet tall.
- ‘Knock-Out Sunny’ This newest release of Knock-Out Rose, is the only fragrant member in this family of Roses. It has a slightly more compact and upright habit than The Knock Out® Rose with bright yellow flowers that fade quickly to a pastel cream color. The yellow color stays more intense during cooler times of the year. The dark, semi-glossy foliage contrasts nicely with the bright blooms.
Knock-Out ‘White Out’– From the same breeder as the remarkable Pink and Red Knock Outs that we love so much. This handsome ‘White Out’ has masses of single, simple blooms, with the vigor and disease resistance of modern hybrids. No more mildew, rust, or Japanese beetles to decimate the foliage by midsummer! Very free-blooming and determined to repeat from late spring until frost, White Out is a glorious addition to any garden.
- Salix alba ‘Tristis’ – Niobe Golden Weeping Willow – It is considered to be one of the best of the weeping willows. It has one big distinguishing characteristic, the winter bark coloration. Throughout the fall, the younger stems and branches turn to a bright yellow, giving great ornamental interest during the winter months. The Golden Weeping Willow can become a massive tree in time, growing 50 to 75 feet tall with beautiful weeping branchlets.
- babylonica – Peking Weeping Willow – The beautiful weeping willow is a hardy deciduous tree, usually encountered growing in moist soils and often along lakes and streams. It forms a gracefully rounded crown to about 50 feet in height with a spread just as wide.
- blanda or Wisconsin Weeping Willow is a large tree, usually branching low to become multi-stemmed. It reaches 40-50′ tall with pendulous branches and twigs.
- caprea – French Pussy Willow – Multi-stemmed shrub grown for its silver pink catkins. Cut back yearly to produce long shoots. 12-15’ tall, Sun.
- chaenomeloides – Giant Pussy Willow. Because of its huge “rabbit-foot” catkins, this is certain to become a popular plant for cutting & drying. 10-12’ tall. Full sun.
- discolor – Native White Pussy Willow -A true sign of spring, the Pussy Willow grows upright with its silver, fuzzy catkins that appear on its branches. These catkins appear in early spring before the green foliage arrives. Grows to 20′ tall. Great for dried branches.
- integra ‘Hakuro Nishiki’ – Variegated Japanese Pussy Willow – New leaves are variegated with white, green and pink. Regular shearing helps to maintain beautiful variegated foliage.
- matsudana – Corkscrew Willow – A fast growing, upright, deciduous tree, with curiously twisted shoots. Leaves are bright green, lance-shaped, and also twisted. Bears yellow-green catkins. The shoots of this tree are often used in dried arrangements. A very striking tree, especially in winter, so give it a prominent place in the garden. It reaches 30′ tall.
- Sambucus ‘Guincho Purple’ Elderberry – Deep purplish-green foliage and dark purple berries. Leaf color intensifies in late summer and fall. Creamy white flowers in June contrast nicely with burgundy foliage! 8-10′ tall, Sun or part sun.
- ‘Madonna’ The leaves of this elderberry are splashed in bright gold. This is a slower growing form which makes it a lovely candidate for a small garden.
- nigra ‘Black Beauty’ This has become the standard purple-leaf Sambucus, as its leaves keep their color even in the hottest of summers. It is such dark purple it is almost black. Its little pink buds grow throughout spring until by early May they have become huge ten-inch wide pink buds that open into big clusters of small pink starflowers which are attractive to butterflies. The blossoms have a lovely citrus odor. It can grow to be 10′ by 10′ tall.
‘Black Lace’ makes a striking plant for the back of the border. It has very finely cut, almost black foliage, which is the perfect foil to the pink-flushed blooms. It will grow almost anywhere. In autumn, leaves turn rich red. To produce the best colored leaves, prune plants back to ground level every year in early spring. Grows to 10′ tall. PROVEN WINNER.
- Sassafras albidum – Sassafras – Sassafras is an attractive deciduous tree that potentially can reach more than 80 ft in height, but typically is only 20-30 ft tall. It has a rather slender, pyramidal shape, with horizontal branches in distinct tiers. Sassafras sometimes forms shrubby thickets by root suckering. This long lived tree begins flowering while still quite small. Sassafras saplings have smooth, orange-brown bark but the trunk becomes deeply furrowed in larger trees. In autumn the leaves turn brilliant shades of yellow, orange and red. All parts of sassafras are aromatic, smelling like root beer.
- Spiraea betulifolia ‘Tor’ This birch-leaf spirea sports a multitude of tightly packed white flower clusters, compact rounded habit and exceptional purple autumn color. ‘Tor’ blooms in mid to late spring. 2-3’tall, full sun.
- x bumalda– Bumald Spirea – Clusters of white, light pink or dark pink flowers in early to mid-summer; foliage of some cultivars exhibit color in spring and summer; autumn color bronze to purplish. 3′ tall.
- japonica ‘Dakota Goldcharm’ A dwarf gold-leafed spirea with bronze tips and pink flowers. An outstanding plant for the front of the border or perennial garden! Sun, 15″ tall.
- ‘Golden Elf’ A very dwarf shrub with tight, compact habit, only 6″ high. Forms mats of small, golden-yellow foliage. Perfect for rock gardens, containers or ground-cover. Sun or part shade.
‘Gold Mound’ The Goldmound Spirea is a rounded shrub that is known for its brilliant golden foliage. Light pink flowers in late spring & early summer. 3′-4′ tall. Use as a shrub accent in the garden. Sun, part sun.
- ‘Little Princess’ Compact grower, 12″-15″ tall, with princess pink flowers in summer. Sun or part sun.
- ‘Magic Carpet’ A neat, compact mound with vibrant new red leaves. Clusters of small pink flowers contrasting with the bright gold mature foliage. Rich russet fall foliage color. This extraordinary combination of colors will brighten and enhance any landscape. 18″ tall compact mound.
- ‘Snow Mound’ Easy to grow, compact shrub with graceful, spreading branches and spectacular clusters of white flowers in summer. Use in a border or accent, grows 3′-5′ tall.
- ‘Van Houttei’ Blossoming in the late spring, the Vanhoutte Spirea virtually explodes with white flowers. This deciduous shrub grows quickly, reaching up to 8 feet tall, and is often used as part of a screen
- Styrax – Snowbell is a late spring- to early summer-flowering deciduous tree or large shrub native to Japan. It slowly grows from 20′ to 30′ in height.
- Syringa – No other flower scent can resurrect the past so powerfully. Wonderfully fragrant cut flowers. Lilacs make an excellent “privacy hedge” for pool
areas. LILACS ARE DEER RESISTANT
- ‘Betsy Ross’ This mildew-resistant shrub is adorned with pure white fragrant flowers in spring. Grows to 10′ tall.
- ‘Boomerang’ Classic purple colored Lilac, but compact and reblooming. It’s compact 4′ tall growth habit and small leaves make it perfect for smaller gardens. Fragrant lilac flowers in spring & again in mid-summer. Proven Winner
- ‘Charles Joly’ Deep red/purple, sweetly fragrant, double flowers cover this shrub in late April and May. Grows 12′ tall.
- ‘Donald Wyman’ This sturdy, dense, upright lilac has purplish lavender buds that open to reddish-purple flowers two weeks later than common lilac. Excellent specimen or hedge plant. Can tolerate heavier soils than common lilacs. 8′-10′ tall.
- ‘Excel’ An early-blooming lilac that excels in both warm and cold climates. It bears large clusters of fragrant lilac-purple flowers at its branch tips from early to mid-spring. This cultivar resulted from a cross between the common lilac and the East-Asian native lilac. This deciduous shrub blooms a week or more earlier than other lilacs and forms a medium-sized shrub perfect for hedging. Can grow to 8′ tall.
- ‘James MacFarlane’ A elegant, hardy shrub which will make a colorful informal hedge, or can be grown as a specimen shrub or small tree. The large clusters of deliciously scented flowers bloom in May and June and are attractive to butterflies.
‘Mme. Lemoine’ White, double flowers and vigorous. Late spring to early summer dependable bloom. Very fragrant. 8′-10′ tall.
- ‘Miss Kim’ is a compact lilac growing only 8′ tall. The foliage is dark green, occasionally taking on a reddish purple fall color. The pale lavender, fragrant flowers bloom after the common lilac has finished blooming. The flower clusters are small but abundant. This is an attractive plant for smaller gardens and shrub borders.
- ‘Palibiniana’ Dwarf Korean Lilac – Unusual dwarf variety that actually originated in China, not Korea. Lavender flowers are borne in May-June, extending the season. Blooms profusely at an early age. Small,clean, dark green foliage. Neat shrub that works well in the perennial border, foundation planting or shrub border foreground. Ht. 4-5′.
- ‘President Grevy’ This lilac maintains an upright habit and is most valued for its extremely fragrant double large blue blooms in early to mid-May, dark green foliage. 10-12′ Tall.
- reticulata ‘Ivory Silk’ – Japanese Tree Lilac – Although a Lilac, this member of the species is quite different in appearance than those with which gardeners are familiar. This is a very large shrub or small tree, reaching a height of about 20 to 30 feet. The huge clusters of creamy white flowers, borne in early summer for about two weeks, are the main ornamental feature but lack the strong fragrance of the spring-blooming Lilacs. Japanese Tree Lilac is also popular as a garden specimen.
- ‘Royalty’ Violet purple flowers blooming freely 2 weeks later than Common Lilac. This plant is extremely hardy and adaptable. Tall 10′-12′
- ‘Sensation’ This popular novelty form bears purple florets that are edged white, for a bicolor “picotee” effect. The plant grows upright to 10′ tall.
‘Tinkerbelle’ – Pink, dwarf lilac – It is perhaps best noted for its compact shape of 4′-6′, and its wine-colored buds that open to sweetly-fragrant, pale pink flowers. Fragrant flowers appear in panicles in mid- to late spring. Its compact size is perfect for small yards & landscapes. Sun.
- vulgaris – Lilac – Old fashioned common lilac blooms in May. Blooms best in full sun. Assorted colors.
- Taxus – Yew – One of the most popular evergreens in the home landscape. It lends itself well to close clipping for formal type plants and hedges, but also presents an attractive informal appearance when grown naturally. Sun or shade.
- Thuja occidentalis ‘Emerald‘ also known as ‘Smaragd’ Smargood Arborvitae – Narrow pyramidal evergreen with rich emerald green foliage. Densely branched with brown peeling bark. Holds color all through out winter. Makes an excellent evergreen hedge or screen. Requires full sun. 8′-12′ tall.
- occidentalis ‘Hetz Midget’ – Dwarf Arborvitae – Dense, globe-shaped evergreen shrub growing 2′-4′ tall. A popular dwarf form, this old selection forms a rounded mound of layered light green foliage. Sun to partial shade.
occidentalis ‘Nigra’ A very hardy Arborvitae with dark green foliage that retains its color through the winter. Excellent for use in privacy screens and tall borders. Moderate to fast growth, and its insect & disease resistance make this plant very desirable. Matures to 25′ tall.
- occidentalis ‘Rheingold’ slow-growing, dome shaped, dwarf Arborvitae that typically matures to only 3′-5′ tall. As the name suggests, it is noted for its bright golden foliage. It’s evergreen foliage turns bronze-yellow in winter.
- occidentalis ‘Woodwardii’ – Globe Arborvitae – A compact globular-spreading Arborvitae that typically grows to 4′-5′ tall with a spread to 8’ wide. It may eventually mature to 10′. Plants display attractive scale-like rich green foliage in flattened sprays. ‘Woodwardii’ is noted for retaining its globe form as it matures without pruning.
- plicata ‘Green Giant’ Giant fast growing Arborvitae grows to 40′ for privacy. This is an exceptional landscape tree for use as a screen, hedge, windbreak, or single specimen that under good growing conditions will grow to 3′ a year.
- Viburnum x burkwoodii – Burkwood Viburnum – Flowers pink in bud opening to white spicy, aromatic fragrance in April. Grows 8′-10′.
- dendatum ‘Arrowwood’ A multi-stemmed, rounded shrub with creamy white late spring or early summer flowers. Leaves are dark green in summer changing to yellow to glossy red in the fall. Flowers are followed by blue-black berries that ripen in early fall. This shrub provides food, cover, and nesting sites for birds, and larval food for butterflies and moths. Grows 6′-15′. Prefers full sun to partial shade.
- dentatum ‘Blue Muffin’ An exciting new compact selection sporting loads of white spring flowers, and an impressive display of rich blue berries. Makes a great low hedge. Attracts songbirds, too. 3-5’ tall, sun/part sun.
- nudum ‘Winterthur’ Lustrous, deep green leaves transform to the most breath-taking red wine autumn color. Spectacular fruit color evolves from white to hot pink to bright blue. Creamy white flowers in May. 5-6’ tall, sun or part sun.
- opulus Snowball Viburnum – Large snow-ball flowers in Spring, with colorful cranberry colored fruit appearing in fall to the delight of our feathered friends. Grows 8′ – 10′ tall.
- plicatum ‘Shasta’ Abundant, large lace-cap flowers. Purple-maroon fall color with bright red fruit. 5′-6′ tall, sun or part sun.
- rhytidophyllum Leather leaf Viburnum – Broadleaf evergreen shrub growing 12′ tall, white flowers, red berries in late summer.
- Vitex agnus-castus – Chastetree – An attractive bold medium sized shrub bearing fragrant 12″ violet/blue flower spikes in mid-to late summer. Cut back hard in early spring. 4-10’ tall, full sun.
- Weigela ‘Fine Wine’ An improved selection of Weigela Wine & Roses that is more compact, hardier and darker in color. It grows only 2′-4′ tall. It is well branched, with hot pink tubular flowers that are adored by Hummingbirds. A great plant for front of the border, the perennial bed or used as a low foundation plant.
- ‘Merlot Pink’ Intense pink flowers against dark, silver-bronze foliage. Extremely compact 36″ foliage and a low maintenance easy-care shrub for borders, gardens and mixed containers.
‘Merlot Rose’ Extremely compact new Weigela with rich merlot-rose blooms contrast against 30″ bronze foliage. Weigela are mounded and upright shrubs that bloom in Spring and often rebloom again later in the summer.
- ‘Midnight Wine’ is a dwarf version of ‘Wine & Roses’ Weigela. It’s compact shape grows to only 2′ tall, perfect for smaller gardens. It features profuse reddish-pink flowers and burgundy foliage. Flowers appear in mid-to-late spring, and often re-bloom as the summer progresses.
- ‘Polka’ Many think this is the best pink Weigela! Large bright pink flowers cover this 3’-5’ plant from June to September. Sun.
- ‘Tango’ A compact Weigela, only 2-3’ tall, bearing deep red flowers and handsome bronze foliage. Very hardy.
- ‘Variegata’ Light green variegated foliage and pink flowers, which fade to white, provide a season of color! 4′-6′ tall, sun.
- ‘Wine & Roses’ Intoxicating, dark burgundy leaves shimmer like a fine wine! Hot pink colored flowers against dark glossy foliage, a winner! Sun, 4’-5’ tall.
- Yucca filamentosa – Adam’s Needle – Compact rosettes of sword-like green leaves topped by tall spikes of fragrant, ivory white blooms. Forms dramatic clumps with age. Use to create contrasting textures as a garden accent or container plant. Evergreen. Full sun. Forms clumps to 3′-4′ tall, 5′ wide, flower spikes 4′-6′ tall.
- ‘Bright Edge’ New!Dark green leaves widely and brightly edged in golden yellow. Sun, part sun.
- ‘Garland Gold’ Both foliage and flowers are outstanding on a drought resistant plant. Produces a dense rosette of 2′ long flat leaves with sharply pointed tip. Foliage is a brilliant green and gold. Produces a trunk over time. Blooms early summer with strong stalk of fragrant white bell-shaped flowers. Can be grown in a container, as it is evergreen and fast growing. 3′ tall, full sun.