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Shrubs

KEY: (Size Categories based on average size at maturity) E-evergreen, D-deciduous, LT- large tree, ST- small tree, LS- large shrub (8'-taller), MS- medium shrub (4'- 8'), SS- small shrub (less than 4'), G-groundcover, FL- conspicuous flower, FR- conspicuous fruit, BK- attractive bark or stem color, H/S-good hedge/screen, XFC- exceptional fall color.

  • Abelia x grandiflora- Glossy Abelia (many wonderful cultivars)- E, MS, FL, H/S
  • Aesculus parviflora, Bottlebrush Buckeye- D, LS, FL, FR
  • Aronia arbutifolia, Red Chokeberry- D, LS, FR, XFC
  • Berberis thunbergii, Japanese Barberry- D, MS, FR, XFC
  • Buddleia davidii, Butterfly-bush- D, MS, FL
  • Callicarpa americana, American Beautyberry- D, MS, FL, FR
  • Callicarpa dichotoma, Purple Beautyberry- D, SS, FL, FR
  • Caryopteris x clandonensis, Bluebeard (or Blue-spirea)- D, SS, FL
  • Chaenomeles speciosa, Common Flowering Quince- D, LS, FL, FR
  • Clethra alnifolia, Summersweet- D, MS, FL, FR, XFC
  • Cornus alba, Tatarian Dogwood- D, LS, BK, XFC
  • Cornus sericea, Redosier Dogwood - D, LS, BK, XFC
  • Cotinus coggygria, Smokebush (or Smoke Tree)- D, LS (ST), FL, XFC
  • Elaeagnus pungens, Thorny Elaeagnus- E, LS, H/S
  • Euonymus alata 'compacta', Compact Burning-bush- D, LS, FR, BK, H/S, XFC
  • Forsythia x intermedia, Border Forsythia- D, LS, FL
  • Fothergilla gardenii, Dwarf Fothergilla- D, SS, FL, XFC
  • Hamemelis virginiana, Witchhazel- D, LS (ST), FL, XFC
  • Hamemelis x intermedia- group of hybrid Witchhazels- D, LS (ST), FL, XFC
  • Hemerocallis- Daylily (thousands of varieties available)- D to E, G, FL
  • Hydrangea quercifolia, Oakleaf Hydrangea- D, MS, FL, XFC
  • Hypericum frondosom, Golden St. Johnswort- D, SS, FL
  • Ilex x attenuata- group of hybrid hollies (Foster)- E, LS (ST), FR, H/S
  • Ilex cornuta, Chinese Holly- E, LS, FR, H/S
  • Ilex crenata, Japanese Holly- E, LS, H/S
  • Ilex glabra, Inkberry- E, LS, FR, H/S
  • Ilex latifolia, Lusterleaf Holly- E, LS (ST),, FR, H/S
  • Ilex opaca, American Holly (good selection of upright hollies)- E, LS (ST), FR, H/S
  • Ilex verticillata, Winterberry- D, LS, FR
  • Ilex vomitoria, Yaupon Holly- E, LS (ST),, FR, H/S
  • Ilex x 'Nellie R. Stevens', Nellie R. Stevens Holly- E, LS (ST), FR, H/S
  • Itea virginica, Virginia Sweetspire- D, MS, FL, XFC
  • Jasminum nudiflorum, Winter Jasmine- D, SS, FL
  • Juniperus- multitude of junipers ideal for various landscape uses- E, LS to G
  • Kerria japonica, Japanese Kerria- D, MS, FL
  • Lagerstroemia- many smaller (shrubby) Crape Myrtles are introduced annually- D, SS(MS), FL, XFC
  • Liriope muscari, Big Blue Liriope- E, G
  • Loropetalum chinense, Loropetalum- E, LS, FL, H/S
  • Myrica cerifera, Southern Wax Myrtle- E, LS, FR, H/S
  • Myrica pensylvanica, Northern Bayberry- E, LS, FR, H/S
  • Osmanthus x fortunei, Fortune's Osmanthus- E, LS, FL, H/S
  • Pyracantha coccinea, Scarlet Firethorn- E, LS, FL, FR, H/S
  • Pyracantha koidzumii, Formosa Firethorn- E, LS, FL, FR
  • Raphiolepis umbellata (indica), Indian Hawthorn- E, MS, FL, FR
  • Spiraea cantoniensis, Reeves Spirea- D, MS, FL
  • Spiraea x bumalda- Bumald Spirea- D, SS, FL
  • Taxus x media, Spreading Yew- E, height varies, FR, H/S
  • Ternstroemia gymnanthera, Japanese Cleyera (also sold as Cleyera japonica)- E, LS, FL, FR, H/S, XFC
  • Viburnum- multiple species and cultivars worthy of use- E to D, LS to MS, FL, H/S
  • Weigela florida, Weigela (various sizes, colors, etc.)- D, LS, FL


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