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Althea Aphrodite RoseofSharon2Althea, 'Aphrodite', Rose of Sharon

Hibiscus syriacus 'Aphrodite'
8 - 10'H x 6 - 8'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Full Sun.
Deciduous shrub with green leaves through the season and no real fall color. The wonderful attribute are the flowers. Perfect, 5-petaled, white to red or purple or violet in double and single form start in July and last through the season.

 

Barberry Crimson PygmyBarberry, 'Crimson Pygmy'

Berberis thunbergii, 'Atropurpurea Nana'
1.5 - 2'H x 2.5 - 3'W
Growth Rate:  Medium
Full Sun.
Deciduous compact shrub with a rounded form. Richly colored dard red to purple leaves that turn Bright orange-red in fall. Excellent as a foundation planting, accent shrub, or as a low hedge.

 

Barberry GoldenBarberry, 'Golden'

Berberis thunbergii, 'Aurea'
3 - 4'H x 4 - 5'W
Growth Rate:  Slow
Full Sun.
Dense shrub with bright yellow foliage that turns red-orange in fall. Extremely hardy and durable shrub that prefers dry conditions.

 

Barberry RoyalBurgundyBarberry, 'Royal Burgundy'

Berberis thunbergii, 'Gentry'
2'H x 3'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Full Sun.
Tidy compact form with a spreading habit is versatile for filling out planting areas in groups or masses.  Performs in containers and adds zesty color among perennials.  This is a deciduous shrub that does not fade in the summer heat and has an even richer hue in the fall.  Winter displays bright red berries.

 

Blueberry Bluecropv2Blueberry, 'Bluecrop'

Vaccinium corymbosum
6 - 8'H x 8 - 10'W
Growth Rate:  slow
Full Sun to Part Shade.
An upright shrub that is hardy and drought resistant that blends well into the shrub border.  Midseason provides an abundance of flavorful fruit.

 

Buckeye BottlebrushBuckeye, 'Bottlebrush'

Aesculus parviflora
6 - 10'H x 8 - 12'W
Growth Rate:  slow
Full Shade to Full Sun.
This shrub fills with 8 to 12" long cylindrical 2 to 4" wide panicles in June or July.  The fall leaf color can be a particularly brilliant yellow depending on the season.  This is an excellent plant for massing, placing in shrub borders, or even as a specimen.

 

Burning BushBurning Bush

Euonymus alata 'Compacta'
5'H x 5'W
Growth Rate:  medium to fast
Full Sun.
Deciduous shrub with green leaves through the season. The name comes from the brilliant fall display. Wonderful hedge or specimen plant.

 

Butterfly BushButterfly Bush

Buddleia davidii
4 - 12'H x 3 - 7'W
Growth Rate:  fast
Full Sun.
A fine addition to the perennial or shrub border and nice when used in mass because of its prolific blooming ability in a range of colors from mid-season until frost.  The full size will depend on the variety and the amount of pruning, which it accepts readily.  Deadheading is required to help promote more of the 4 to 10" long panicles of flowers that attract several types of butterflies and hummingbirds.

 

CaryopterisCaryopteris

Caryopteris x clandonensis
2 - 4'H x 2 - 4'W
Growth Rate:  average
Part Shade to Full Sun.
This full rounded shrub is grown for its beautiful fragrant foliage and butterfly attracting abundant flowers that begin mid-season and persist until frost.  It best placed in full sun for more blossoms.  It should be treated more as a herbaceous perennial and cut back in late winter or early spring.  Makes a perfect addition to any shrub or pernnial bed or can be used as an amazing hedge.

 

chokeberry combinedChokeberry

Aronia
5 - 8'H 3 - 5'W
Growth Rate:  slow to average
Part Shade to Full Sun.
This is a full four season wonder.  Spring time has a display of fragrant white blossoms.  Summer time provides lustrous deep green leaves with a grayish underside.  Fall has a spectacular display of red foliage.  Winter is filled with small berries that attract birds.  A nice addition to any shrub or perennial bed or used in a mass planting, such as a property border.

 

Clethra HummingbirdClethra, 'Hummingbird'

Clethra alnifolia 'Hummingbird'
3'H x 4'W
Growth Rate:  slow to medium
Full Sun.
This is a beautiful compact and florific summersweet.  Bottle-brush-like 2 to 6" long fragrant white flowers cover this shrub in mid-summer.  The leaves turn a nice yellow color in fall.  It is wonderful used in shrub or perennial beds or in mass plantings and attract butterflies and hummingbirds to the landscape.

 

Clethra SixteenCandlesClethra, 'Sixteen Candles'

Clethra alnifolia 'Sixteen Candles'
3'H x 4'W
Growth Rate:  slow
Full Sun to Part Shade.
This dense, compact habit makes it an ideal shrub for small gardens, planted in mass, mixed into perennial borders, or along foundations.  It also grows well in wet areas.  Summertime fills the shrub with prolific white fragrant flower spikes that attract butterflies.

 

Clethra SummersweetClethra, 'Summersweet'

Clethra alnifolia
3 - 6'H x 4 - 6'W
Growth Rate:  slow to medium
Shade to Full Sun.
This shrub is late to leaf out, but well worth the wait.  The leaves emerge a lustrous deep green and in fall turn a pale yellow to rich golden brown.  July into August begins a brilliant display or perfect, white, delightfully fragrant 2 to 6" long panicles of flowers that attract butterflies and hummingbirds.  This is an under-used shrub that adds a nice accent to any yard.

 

Cotoneaster CranberryCotoneaster, 'Cranberry'

Cotoneaster apiculatus
2 - 3'H x 3 - 6'W
Growth Rate:  slow
Part Shade to Full Sun.
An extremely handsome shrub to be used as an effective ground cover to stabilize banks or to cascade over walls.  It is filled with small bright red berries in August through November and the dark glossy green leaves turn a good brozy-red to purplish fall color.  Prefers hot dry locations and works great in a rock garden.

 

Cotoneaster HesseiCotoneaster, 'Hessei'

Cotonoeaster horizontalis x 'Hessei'
2 - 3'H x 5 - 8'W
Growth Rate:  slow to medium
Part Shade to Full Sun.
A nice ground cover plant that fits in well descending steps as a bank cover, in masses, or used for espalier especially on walls.  Spring time has a nice show of small, perfect, pink flowers that become small bright red berries in late August through October.  The glossy dark green leaves change to reddish purple combinations in the fall and hold into late November.

 

Currant AlpineCurrant, 'Alpine'

Ribes alpinum
3 - 6'H x 4 - 8'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Full Shade to Full Sun.
This shrub makes a good hedge.  April has a show of greenish yellow blossoms that become juicy scarlet berries in June or July on the female plants.  Very adaptable and has a densely twiggy, rounded habit.

 

Daphne Carol MackieDaphne, 'Carol Mackie'

Daphne x burkwoodii
2 - 3'H x 3 - 5'W
Growth Rate:  slow
Part Shade to Full Sun.
This is a semi-evergreen with beautiful characteristics.  Spring time has a flush of delicate pinkish-white fragrant blossoms on a compact oval shrub whose leaves are variegated, cream rimmed green.  It makes a nice accent or edging plant in any garden.

 

Deutzia NikkoDeutzia, 'Nikko'

Deutzia gracilis
2 - 4'H x 3 - 4'W
Growth Rate:  slow to medium
Part Shade to Full Sun.
This is a graceful, free flowering shrub that makes a low, broad mound of slender ascending branches.  In mid- to late May, the plant is covered with perfect, pure white 1 1/2 to 3" long panicles of flowers that ripple in the breeze.  The fall color can be a striking red.  Works wonderful in masses or used as a hedge.  Benefits from severe pruning every couple of years to promote new fresh growth.

 

Dogwood IsantiDogwood, 'Isanti'

Cornus sericea
5 - 7'H x 6 - 8'W
Growth Rate:  fast
Full Sun
A beautiful four season specimen.  Late may to early June displays white 1 1/2 to 2 1/2" diameter flat-topped flowers.  The medium to dark green leaves turn a purplish to reddish color in the fall. The true display is in winter when the vibrant red branches add quite the accent to any landscape.  Very effective in mass plantings, as specimens in a shrub border, or to hold soil on banks.  Striking when framed with snow.

 

Dogwood VariegatedDogwood, 'Variegated'

Cornus alba 'Elegantissima'
6 - 8'H x 4 - 6'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Full Sun to Part Shade.
This is a extremely hardy, medium-sized,
deciduous shrub that makes an amazing display year-round.  Spring has a flush of showy fragrant flowers that develop into ornamental berries in the fall.  The leaves appear whispy with a creamy white margin.  The winter stems are a vibrant red.  Nice as an accent in a perennial bed, foundation plant, or in mass.

 

Dogwood YellowtwigDogwood, 'Yellowtwig'

Cornus sericea 'Flaviramea'
6 - 8'H x 7 - 9'W
Growth Rate:   medium
Full Sun to Part Shade.
This is an excellent shrub for moist situations that is rewarding year-round.  White spring flowers become white berries in the fall.  It is an extremely hardy deciduous plant that showcases bright yellow stems for the winter landscape.  Can be used as an excellent specimen to lighten darker or empty areas in the winter or as a hedge or foundation plant.

 

Elderberry BlackbeautyElderberry, 'Black Beauty'

Sambucus nigra 'Gerda'
6 - 8'H x 6 - 8'W
Growth Rate:  fast
Full Sun.
Expect extraordinary color in foliage and flower.  Dark purple foliage fills this striking shrub throughout the growing season.  Early summer provides a delightful display of large clusters of small bright pink, lemon-scented flowers that mature in fall to dark berries that attract songbirds or can be used in pies.  Very hardy and pest and disease free.  This makes a nice informal hedge or a striking specimen and can even be pruned into a small tree.

 

Elderberry BlackLaceElderberry, 'Black Lace'

Sambucus nigra 'Black Lace'
5 - 7'H x 5 - 7'W
Growth Rate:  fast
Full Sun.
Creamy pink flowers appear in spring and contrast nicely with the dark purple lacey leaves.  They are followed by blackish red fall berries that attract songbirds or can be havested for jam or pies. This is an ideal substitute for the Japanese Maple.  The leaves are just as striking and the shrub is extremely durable and adaptable, even to our winds.  Can be used as a dramatic accent plant, planted en masse, or mixed into the perennial border.

 

Euonymus Emerald GaietyEuonymus, 'Emerald Gaiety'

Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety'
2'H x 4'W
Growth Rate:  fast
Full Sun.
Small erect form of dense branching habit, distinguished by the irregular variegated leaves.  The leaves becomes pink tinged in winter.  Excellent ground cover or climber if supported.

 

Euonymus Emerald GoldEuonymus, 'Emerald 'N Gold'

Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald 'N Gold'
1.5 - 2'H x 2 - 5'W
Growth Rate:  fast
Full Sun.
Low growing, tight branching habit that makes it an excellent groundcover. Striking green and gold leaves that turn pink-red in winter. Provides year-round landscape contrast.

 

Euonymus Moonshadowv2Euonymus, 'Moonshadow'

Thuja occidentalis 'Globe'
4 - 6'H x 4 - 6'W
Growth Rate:  slow to medium
Full Sun to Part Shade.
Dwarf, globular; leaves green, slightly grayish green in winter.

 

Euonymus Sarcoxiev2Euonymus, 'Sarcoxie'

Euonymus fortunei 'Sarcoxie'
4 - 6'H x 2'W
Growth Rate:  fast
Full Sun to Part Shade.
Upright form with polished dark green leaves.  Amazing climber that adds vertical interest to any bed. Adapts well to any soil.

 

Euonymus SunspotEuonymus, 'Sunspot'

Euonymus fortunei 'Sunspot'
3'H x 4 - 5'W
Growth Rate:  fast
Full Sun.
Rounded, compact, shapely form with good winter hardiness. Thick green leaves with pronounced yellow centers add great color and background to the landscape.

 

ForsythiaForsythia

Forsythia
5 - 6'H x 5 - 6'W
Growth Rate:  fast
Full Sun.
Beautiful show of yellow flowers in early spring. Green leaves through out the season. Late fall has the leaves turning a deep burgundy color. Striking as a hedge or as a single deciduous specimen.

 

Fothergilla Blue Mist flowerFothergilla

Fothergilla gardenii
3 - 6'H x 3 - 6'W
Growth Rate:  slow
Part Shade to Full Sun.
In spring time this shrub fills with very showy and fragrant white flowers.  The leaves emerge a rich green color and make a spectacular display of orange and red in the fall.  Works well in combination with rhododendrons and azaleas or used in borders, masses, or foundation plantings.

 

Honeysuckle GoldflameHoneysuckle, 'Goldflame'

Lonicera x heckrottii 'Goldflame'
Up to 15' high.
Growth Rate:  fast
Full Sun to Part Shade.
This is a semi-evergreen vine that provides a showy display of fragrant tubular flowers in a vibrant red and golden yellow color for a two tone effect from spring until frost.  The flowers are followed by red berries in the fall.  Even the foliage is a colorful blue green with the new growth having a violet tinge.  This vine can be trained along trellises, arbors, fences, and made into an espalier or cut back to force branching into a bushier shrub form.  It will attract songbirds, hummingbirds, and butterflies to the landscape.

 

Lilac CommonLilac, 'Common'

Syringa vulgaris
8 - 10'H x 5 - 10'W
Growth Rate:  slow to medium
Full sun to Part Shade.
Highly fragrant bright lavender single flowers, which attract butterflies, blooming for 2-3 weeks late spring to early summer. Great for fresh flower arrangements. Excellent shrub for borders or hedge with its dark green foliage.

 

Lilac Dwarf KoreanLilac, 'Dwarf Korean'

Syringa meyeri 'Palibin'
4'H x 6'W
Growth Rate:  slow to medium
Full Sun.
Large panicles of tightly clustered violet-purple flowers that attract butterflies. The flowers are very fragrant and make great cut flowers.  Flowers freely for 4-6 weeks in late spring. Excellent shrub for borders.

 

Lilac Miss KimLilca, 'Miss Kim'

Syringa patula 'Miss Kim'
4 - 5'H x 4 - 5'W
Growth Rate:  slow to medium
Full Sun.
Large 3" long panicles of purple buds that open to fragrant, butterfly attracting, dark lavender-blue flowers 4-6 weeks in late spring. It has a dense compact growth with dark green foliage which turns deep red in the fall that is an excellent hedge or shrub border.

 

Lilac SensationLilac, 'Sensation'

Syringa vulgaris 'Sensation'
8 - 12'H x 5 - 9'W
Growth Rate:  average
Part Sun to Full Sun.
This is a hardy shrub that is best used as a hedge, in a border, or as an accent to a shrub or perennial bed.  In early spring, it fills with vibrant pinkish purple blossoms that are extremely fragrant and wonderful cut and placed into a vase inside.

 

ninebark diablo combinedNinebark, 'Diablo'

Physocarpus opulifolius
5 - 7'H x 6 - 10'W
Growth Rate:  average
Full Sun.
This is a great plant for the shrub border or used as an accent plant.  The deep green mostly purple foliage is its most striking feature.  In late spring to early summer, there is a show of small fragrant pinkish white blossoms.  Winter displays the interesting branching habit and exfoliating bark.

 

Ninebark SummerwineNinebark, 'Summerwine'

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Seward'
4 - 6'H x 4 - 6'W
Growth Rate:  medium to fast
Full Sun.
This shrub has a dense, compact habit that never gets leggy or out of control.  It adds color and vibrancy to any garden with its wine colored foliage and white button-like blooms in the spring.  It works best against a light colored backdrop at the foundation, en masse, or in a perennial bed.

 

potentilla combinedPotentilla

Potentilla
2 - 3'H x 2 - 3'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Full Sun to Part Shade.
Depending on the variety, has white, pink, yellow, or apricot flowers in late spring until hard frost. Usually a compact shrub that is ideal in rock gardens or borders. Plant in groups for best effect.

 

Privet Vicary GoldenPrivet, 'Vicary Golden'

Ligustrum x vicaryi
10 - 12'H x 10 - 12'W
Growth Rate:  average
Part Sun to Full Sun.
This shrub does best in full sun and is prized for its very attractive yellow and green foliage.  There is a flush of white flowers in the spring that is rather showy.  It grows quickly in youth and then slows as it ages.  Best used as a border or hedge.

 

Purpleleaf SandcherryPurpleleaf Sandcherry

Prunus cistena
6 - 8'H x 5 - 7'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Full Sun.
This is a striking shrub that works well as a colorful border or as a specimen plant.  The leaves emerge a bright red in early spring, then delicate white flowers fill the plant in May.  The leaves stay a reddish purple color through the season.  It is a very hardy and forgiving shrub.

 

Rose Carefree DelightRose, 'Carefree Delight'

Rosa 'Meipotal (Carefree Delight)'
2 - 3'H x 2 - 4'W
Growth Rate:  average
Full Sun.
This truly is a carefree delight.  Summertime has a full display of delicate single-petalled fragrant flowers that are a rich pink color.  This show of blossoms continues through the season with very little deadheading required.  This is a fairly disease resistant variety that does not require any special attention prior to winter.

 

Rose Carefree WonderRose, 'Carefree Wonder'

Rosa x 'Meipitac'
3 - 4'H x 3 - 4'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Full Sun.
Large lightly fragrant double blossoms that are hot pink with white "eyes" and cream reverse. Abundant small bright green foliage that is very disease resistant. Its carefree, hardy, rounded bushy growth habit makes it ideal in a border or as a specimen plant.

 

Rose TheFairyRose, 'The Fairy'

Rosa x 'The Fairy'
2 - 3'H x 2 - 3'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Full Sun.
Masses of blooms appear on this foolproof, hardy, disease-resistant shrub.  The pink flowers are very showy and fragrant and perfect for cut flower arrangements.  This rose is a nice addition to any garden and requires very little maintenance to be able to enjoy its endless blooming.

 

Rose FlowerCarpetRose, 'Flower Carpet'

Rosa x 'Noelesa'
1 - 2'H x 2 - 4'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Full Sun.
This is a versatile repeat blooming rose that is very disease resistant and requires very little maintenance.  It is filled with self-cleaning flowers for most of the season.  The single petaled flowers come in several shades from pink to yellow to red to coral and so on.  This shrub is excellent used in containers, as a border, or as a ground cover.

 

Rose KnockoutRose, 'Knock Out'

Rosa x 'Radrazz'
3'H x 3'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Full Sun.
Large, single blossom, 3" florescent cherry-red flowers that continue all season long with no dead-heading -- Deep mossy green, disease resistant foliage provides a beautiful contrast to the flower color.--  Has a very hardy, rounded bushy growth habit that is absolutely carefree.

 

Rose Nearly WildRose, 'Nearly Wild'

Rosa x 'Nearly Wild'
2 - 3'H x 4 - 5'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Full Sun.
From early summer until frost, the plant is covered with slightly apple scented blossoms that are five-petaled, single, and rose-pink -- Very attractive bushy growth with a disease resistant habit that looks best in a mass planting, but also works well in rose gardens, as a ground cover, or perennial or shrub bed.

 

SmoketreeSmoketree

Cotinus coggygria
10 - 14'H x 15 - 20'W
Growth Rate:  slow
Full Sun.
This is a large shrub/small tree that has a rounded,reasonably compact habit.  The leaves emerge as a rich maroon-red color and darken to an almost purplish red or black.  In late spring to early summer, the rich purple and red flowers appear.  There are several whispy flowers per area that appear to look like puffs of smoke.  This shrub works wonderful as an accent plant or as a hedge row.

 

Spirea Anthony WatererSpirea, 'Anthony Waterer'

Spiraea x bumalda 'Anthony Waterer'
3 - 4'H x 4 - 5'W
Growth Rate:  fast
Full Sun.
New leaves are brownish red changing to bluish green and in fall they turn a wine-red to russet-red.  Glower appear in late May and in June.  They are essentially flat-topped, 4 to 6" in diameter, and a vibrant carmine-pink.  Butterflies are attracted to them.  This shrub is best used in borders, in perennial or shrub beds, or as a foundation plant.

 

Spirea Bridal WreathSpirea, 'Bridal Wreath'

Spiraea prunifolia
4 - 9'H x 6 - 8'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Full Sun.
This is an old-time favorite.  In late April, before the leaves emerge, the whispy branches fill with tiny white flowers.  The leaves are a shiny dark green and may turn yellow-orange to purplish bronze in fall.  This is a very hardy, easy to grow shrub that does very well at the back of a bed or as a hedge.  The wispy branches are a very nice display with our wind.

 

spirea gold flame combinedSpirea, 'Gold Flame'

Spiraea x bumalda 'Goldflame'
2 - 3'H x 2 - 3'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Full Sun to Part Shade.
Covered in bright pink flat-topped flower clusters in early to mid summer and again in early fall if pruned and the season is right. Small bronze-gold spring leaves that turn yellow-green to coppery-orange as the season progresses. Very heat tolerant low mounded shrub.

 

Spirea GoldmoundSpirea, 'Gold Mound'

Spiraea japonica 'Gold Mound'
2 - 4'H x 3 - 4'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Full Sun.
A compact bright plant whose yellow to yellow-green leaves help to highlight any part of the yard.  Late spring has a flush of pink flowers that once faded should be cut back to let the foliage shine through.  These plants work well as foundation plants, in a border, or mixed with grasses to show a sharp yet blending contrast.

 

Spirea Little PrincessSpirea, 'Little Princess'

Spiraea japonica 'Little Princess'
1 - 2'H x 2'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Full Sun to Part Shade.
Profuse blooms of small dainty bright pink flower clusters in early summer and again in early fall if pruned and the season cooperates -- Bright green summer foliage that turns dark red in the fall -- Excellent ground cover selection.

 

Spirea Magic CarpetSpirea, 'Magic Carpet'

Spirea japonica 'Walbuma'
18"H x 2'W
Growth Rate:  medium to fast
Full Sun.
This low spreading, compact, hardy shurb provides three seasons of vibrant foliage and flower color.  Bright gold foliage is accented with striking red leaf tips that change to russet tones in the fall and can retain their beauty to the holidays.  Early spring provides a show of deep pink-purple long lasting flowers that if pruned after they fade may appear again in the fall.  This is an excellent border, groundcover, filler, or container accent.

 

Spirea NeonflashSpirea, 'Neon Flash'

Spiraea japonica 'Neon Flash'
3 - 4'H x 3 - 4'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Full Sun.
Very showy flowers of pink and red appear in May to June atop compact forms of rich green leaves.  In fall the leaves turn a yellow and copper color.  As with all spireas, this variety is very hardy and disease resistant.  The faded blossoms should be pruned off and depending on the year a second flush may appear.

 

Spirea SnowWhiteSpirea, 'Snow White'

Spirea x 'Snow White'
4 - 5'H x 4 - 5'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Full Sun.
Springtime fills this shrubs arching branches with cascades of fragrant white flowers.  The larger bright green leaves change to a rich golden-orange fall color.  An amazing shrub as an accent, foundation plant, or hedge row.

 

Spirea VanHoutteSpirea, 'Vanhoutte'

Spirea x vanhouttei
4 - 8'H x 4 - 8'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Full Sun.
An attractive shrub with arching branches that are layered with tiny white flowers in the spring.  It is a dense shrub that provides cover for many songbirds.  The dark blue-green leaves have a silver shadow underneath and turn a slight purple color in the fall.  Useful as a foundation plant, hedge, or specimen.

 

Sumac grolowSumac, 'Gro-Low'

Rhus aromatica 'Gro-Low'
2'H x 6 - 8'W
Growth Rate:  slow to medium
Full Sun.
Low, wide-spreading habit that is wonderful for stabilizing banks or slightly sloping areas -- Excellent medium green glossy foliage that turns orange-red in fall.

 

Sumac TigerEyesSumac, 'Tiger Eyes'

Rhus typhina 'Bailtiger'
6'H x 6'W
Growth Rate:  slow to medium
Full Sun to Part Sun.
The branches angle upward on pinkish-purple stems while the deeply serrated leaves drape downward, creating an elegant lacy look on this very hardy, adaptable, drought tolerant specimen.  The leaves emerge chartreuse-green in early spring, turn bright yellow during the summer, and then burnt orange and deep scarlet in the fall.  This is an amazing specimen that does well in nearly any sunny location.

 

Sweetspire Little HenrySweetspire, 'Little Henry'

Itea virginica 'Sprich'
3'H x 3'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Full Sun to Part Shade.
This low care mounding shrub with a compact form is ideal for the foundation, back of the shaded border, smaller space gardens, and containers.  The emerald green foliage becomes a vivid red in autumn.  Summer produces a showy display of long pendulous spikes of fragrant white flowers.

 

Viburnum Autumn JazzViburnum, 'Autumn Jazz'

Viburnum dentatum 'Autumn Jazz'
8 - 10'H x 8 - 12'W
Growth Rate:  fast
Full Shade to Full Sun.
This is a very easy to grow, hardy shrub that works well in hedges, groupings, masses, or filler in the shrub border.  In May to early June, flat-topped, 2 to 4" diameter, creamy white, butterfly attracting flowers develop that later turn to striking blue berries to attract birds.  The dark green leaves put on a spectacular fall display of orange, red, purple, and yellow.

 

viburnum blackhawk combinedViburnum, 'Blackhaw'

Viburnum prunifolium
12 - 15'H x 8 - 12'W
Growth Rate:  slow to medium
Full Sun.
White, creamy numerous flowers in May that turn to a bluish black, palatable fruit in September, which attracts birds through the winter -- Handsome, dark green, clean foliage turns a purplish to reddish purple fall color -- Great as a specimen planting, shrub border, or group together.

 

Viburnum Blue MuffinViburnum, 'Blue Muffin'

Viburnum dentatum 'Christom'
5 - 6'H x 4 - 6'W
Growth Rate:  medium to fast
Full Sun or Shade.
This is an ideal shrub for a low hedge, to dress up a shrub bed, or add to the back of the border.  Its compact shape and smaller habit fit nicely into any landscape.  Springtime fills with white flowers that become bright blue pea sized berries that attract song birds.  The green foliage turns a rich red, purple color in the fall.  Very disease resistant and hardy.

 

Viburnum BurkwoodViburnum, 'Burkwood'

Viburnum x burkwoodii
8 - 12'H x 5 - 8'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Part Shade to Full Sun.
In April, the spicy fragrance from the pink buds and white flowers permeate the garden.  In July - August, the red berries that change to black attract song birds.  The lustrous dark green above, light grey-brown beneath change to a wine-red color late in the season.  This is an excellent choice for the shrub border or perennial garden and works well with broadleaf evergreens.  It is very hardy and rather disease resistant.

 

Viburnum ChicagoLustre fruit leavesViburnum, 'Chicago Lustre'

Viburnum dentatum 'Synnestvedt'
12 - 15'H x 4 - 6'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Full Sun to Part Shade.
Glossy green medium foliage which turns bronze in the fall that makes an excellent pest and disease resistant shrub border.--  In late spring, it is filled with slightly fragrant bright white flowers which in late fall become blue berries that the birds love through the winter months.

 

Viburnum CranberrybushViburnum, 'Cranberry Bush'

Viburnum trilobum 'Bailey Compact'
4 - 5'H x 5 - 6'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Full Sun to Part Shade.
In late spring to early summer, the plant is covered with large clusters of pale white flowers that become scarlet red berries in the fall.  Rich green medium summer foliage turns crimson red in fall.  The flowers attract butterflies and the berries attract the birds in winter -- Excellent hedge or specimen shrub.

 

Viburnum DoublefileViburnum, 'Doublefile'

Viburnum plicatum var tomentosum
8 - 12'H x 15 - 20'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Part Shade or Part Sun.
Possibly the most elegant of flowering shrubs.  Pure snow white, 2 to 4" diameter, flat-topped, fragrant free flowers develop in May.  July to August has the emergence of red changing to black, song bird attracting berries developing.  Fall color is a reddish purple with the leaves hanging down to create a "dog-eared" effect.  This shrub is wonderful used in mass, as a screen, in a shrub border, or as the highlight in a foundation planting.  It creates a much needed horizontal effect in what is often a rather vertical looking yard.

 

Viburnum DwarfEuropeanNanumViburnum, 'Dwarf European'

Viburnum trilobum 'Compactum'
5 - 6'H x 5 - 6'W
Growth Rate:  medium to fast.
Full Sun.
This quick growing adaptable shrub will add much to any landscape.  Attractive white lacecap flowers adorn the compact slender stemmed upright form in the springtime.  Green leaves are tinged with red as the new growth appears and in fall become a rich red.  Fall also showcases bright red berries that persist through the winter and attract songbirds to the yard.  This plant can be used in several situations, such as hedge, foundation, accent in a perennial bed, and is very adaptable.

 

Viburnum JuddiViburnum, 'Juddi'

Viburnum x juddii
6 - 8'H x 6 - 8'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Full Sun to Part Shade.
Pinkish buds open to display extremely fragrant butterfly attracting bright white semi-double flowers in late spring followed by reddish-black bird attracting berries in fall. Woolly dark green foliage turns to burgundy in fall and makes an excellent plant for foundation or shrub borders.

 

viburnum koreanspice combinedViburnum, 'Korean Spice'

Viburnum carlesii
4 - 5'H x 5 - 6'W 
Excellent plant for foundation, shrub borders, or as a specimen, because in early spring it fills with pink to reddish buds that open to small snowball shaped clusters of bright white, semi-double, extremely fragrant flowers.  Black berries in late fall attract birds through the winter.

 

Viburnum MohawkViburnum, 'Mohawk'

Viburnum x burkwoodii 'Mohawk'
5 - 7'H x 5 - 7'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Full Sun to Part Shade.
This rugged high performing cultivar develops an upright mass of attractive green, glossy foliage that bears red and antique gold color in the fall.  Springtime flower clusters are fragrant and have dark red buds that open to white petals.  The red fruit develops in late summer, matures to black in the fall, and persists through the winter.  This is a carefree shrub that works well in the back of the border, at the foundation, or as an informal hedge.

 

Viburnum MohicanViburnum, 'Mohican'

Viburnum lantana 'Mohican'
6 - 8'H x 6 - 8'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Full Sun to Part Sun.
Selected for its compact growth and dense, dark green foliage that becomes red in the fall.  Mid-May fills the plant with fragrant, creamy-white blossoms.  The showy, long lasting orange-red fruit last for up to four weeks in mid-summer and provide a spectacular display that attract songbirds to the landscape.  Excellent for a shrub border or as a screen.

 

Viburnum SnowballViburnum, 'Snowball'

Viburnum opulus
4 - 6'H x 5 - 7'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Full Sun.
This is an amazing shrub valued mostly for its spectacular display of long lasting flowers.  Generally, early May finds the shrub covered in snowball shaped blossoms that emerge apple green color and turn bright white.  This variety does not produce berries.  The glossy dark green leaves change to yellow-red and reddish purple in fall.  This is an ideal shrub for a border, hedge, specimen, or foundation planting.

 

Viburnum ShastaViburnum, 'Shasta'

Viburnum plicatum var. tomentosum
7 - 12'H x 10 - 15'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Part Shade to Part Sun.
A wonderful, but underused shrub with wide-spreading horizontally accentuated branches.  The white flowers occur in ball-shaped clusters in late spring and can literally hide the foliage.  The rich green leaves take on a dark maroon color in September or October.  Red berries turning black emerge in July, and attract song birds to the landscape.  This is a wonderful shrub to add horizontal interest to the landscape and help any space appear larger.  It can be used in shrub beds, borders, in mass, or as a foundation plant.

 

Viburnum WillowwoodViburnum, 'Willowwood'

Viburnum x rhytidophylloides
8 - 15'H x 6 - 10'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Part Shade to Full Sun.
This shrub makes a nice screen, a hardy foundation plant, or works well blended with broadleaf evergreens.  Mid-May will see a flush of delicate, showy, white flowers.  The berries are not always present on this plant, but when present emerge red and turn to black.  There is no real fall color, but depending on the extent of the winter, it may keep its leaves all season.

 

sweetspire combinedVirginia Sweetspire, 'Henry's Garnet'

Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet'
3 - 5'H x 6 - 8'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Full Sun.
Rounded, arching habit that begins the season with perfect, white, lightly fragrant flowers -- Foliage is dark green in summer changing to a fantastic array of reddish purple, scarlet, and crimson in fall.

 

Weigela MidnightWineWeigela, 'Midnight Wine'

Weigela florida 'Elvera'
18 - 24"H x 2'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Full Sun.
This compact, dwarf, mounding shrub displays bright rose-pink flowers in early spring and sometimes again in late fall that are really striking against the rich, dark metallic burgundy leaves.  This is a great addition to perennial borders or in containers.

 

Weigela RedPrinceWeigela, 'Red Prince'

Weigela florida 'Red Prince'
5 - 6'H x 5 - 7'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Full Sun.
This shrub is best used in the shrub or perennial border, or in mass.  In spring and often in late summer, it is filled with true red flowers that do not fade.  It has a nice upright habit and looks best with a contrasting perennial planted at its feet.  It is very hardy and disease resistant.  There is some annual dieback and winter injury that requires yearly pruning for the best look.

 

Weigela VariegatedWeigela, 'Variegated'

Weigela florida 'Variegata'
4 - 6'H x 4 - 6'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Full Sun.
In late spring, the plant fills with trumpet-shaped bright pink flowers that attract hummingbirds. A dense shrub with variegated foliage to provide great landscape contrast in borders.

 

Weigela Wine RosesWeigela, 'Wine & Roses'

Weigela florida 'Alexandra'
3 - 5'H x 3 - 5'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Full Sun.
This is a compact, mounding shrub that displays bright rose-pink, tubular flowers in May and sometimes again in late summer.  The leaves are a striking dark burgundy-purple color all season.  This is an extremely hardy plant with dramatic foliage that attracts hummingbirds to the landscape.  Works well in any bed or border combination or in containers.

 

Willow DappledWillow, 'Dappled'

Salix integra 'Hakura Nishiki'
10 - 12'H x 6 - 10'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Full Sun to Part Sun.
A striking shrub or small tree that will fit into even the smallest garden.  Attractive, graceful shrub with weeping branches displaying striking pink stems and foliage mottled in white, green, and pink highlights.  An extremely hardy plant that adds interest into any shrub bed or border.

 

Wisteria AmethystFallsWisteria, 'Amethyst Falls'

Wisteria frutescens 'Amethyst Falls'
8 - 10'H x 8 - 10'W
Growth Rate:  fast
Full Sun to Part Shade.
This twining plant is ideal for a smaller space, in a container, or espalier onto a trellis, arbor, and over a gateway.  It may be pruned back heavily in winter since it flowers on new growth.  It is very adaptable and disease resistant.  It blooms heavily in April and May, then continues to bloom sporadically through the summer on new growth.  The blooms are slightly fragrant and composed of intense blue racemes 4 to 6 inches long.

 

Wisteria PurpleWisteria, 'Purple'

Wisteria floribunda 'Purple'
20 - 25'H x 20 - 25'W
Growth Rate:  fast
Full Sun.
Deciduous vine with vigorous twining stems that fill with fragrant, long, drooping clusters of pea-like purple blooms in spring.  Striking when trained on a sturdy arbor or let to cover a pergola or patio, where the flowers can hang through the structure like huge clusters of grapes.

 

Witchhazel fall colorWitchhazel

Hamamelis vernalis
6 - 10'H x 10 - 15'W
Growth Rate:  medium
Full Sun.
A durable, hardy, disease-resistant shrub that looks great in groupings, shrub borders, or as a screen.  Flowers emerge yellow to red, are rather fragrant, and appear very early in the season from January through March.  The leaves are a medium to dark green color that change to a golden yellow in the late fall.

 

 

 

 

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Garden & Design Center

Full time Associate

Outgoing person with plant knowledge and great communication skills!

Prefer a degree in Horticulture or extensive knowledge with plants and their care. Our garden center carries trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals and you will be required to assist clients with plant care and selection. We also sell hardscape materials for DIY landscaping. Experience in a garden center will be a plus. You will be required to lift 50lbs and will participate in our custom potting program. This position is part of a three person full time team and will share in all operational responsibilities throughout the year as required..

 

Seasonal Staff

Friendly, helpful individuals that will assist in plant and product care. Our garden center carries trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals and you will be required to assist clients with plant care and selection. We also sell hardscape materials for DIY landscaping. Experience in a garden center will be a plus. You will be required to lift 50lbs and the staffing needs require that the individuals for these position are able to operate our Caterpillar inloader and smaller tractor to load clients bulk materials into their trucks and trailers. You will take phone orders and operate our registers.

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