Plant Library - Shrubs and Trees


Virginia Sweetspire

Shrubs and Trees for Wet Soils (Includes Occasional Inundation)

American Cranberrybush Viburnum (Viburnum trilobum)
Bald Cypress (Taxodium distichum)
Black Gum or Tupelo (Nyssa sylvatica)
Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis)
Eastern Red Cedar (Juniperus virginiana)
European Cranberrybush Viburnum (Viburnum opulus)
Inkberry Holly (Ilex glabra)
London Planetree (Platanus x acerifolia)
Pussy Willow, Weeping Willow (Salix species )
Red Chokeberry (Aronia arbutifolia )
Red Maple (Acer rubrum )
Red Twig Dogwood (Cornus alba )
River Birch - 'Heritage' and 'Dura-heat' (Betula nigra )
Serviceberry (Amelanchier canadensis)
Summersweet (Clethra)
Sweet Bay Magnolia (Magnolia virginiana)
Sweet Gum (Liquidambar styraciflua)
Virginia Sweetspire (Itea virginica)
Winterberry (Deciduous) Holly (Ilex verticillata)
Yellow Twig Dogwood (Cornus sericea)

Shrubs and Trees That Attract Butterflies and Hummingbirds

American Dogwood - White and Pink (Cornus florida)
Blue Mist Shrub (Caryopteris x clandonensis)
Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii)
Chaste Tree (Vitex agnus-castus)
Common Lilac (Syringa vulgaris)
Glossy Abelia (Abelia x grandiflora)
Red Buckeye (Aesculus pavia)
Rhododendron and Azalea (Rhododendron species)
Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)
Weigela (Weigela florida)

Shrubs and Trees for Attracting Wildlife (Provides Berries, Cover, etc.)

American Dogwood - White and Pink (Cornus florida)
American Sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua)
Black Gum or Tupelo (Nyssa sylvatica)
Blue Maid Holly (Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Maid')
Blue Princess Holly (Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Princess')
Canadian Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis)
Carolina Silverbell (Halesia tetraptera)
China Girl Holly (Ilex x meserveae 'China Girl')
Chinese or Korean Dogwood (Cornus kousa)
Crabapple (Malus species)
Firethorn (Pyracantha species)
Greenleaf Holly (Ilex 'Greenleaf')
Hawthorn (Crataegus viridis)
Honeysuckle (Lonicera species)
Inkberry Holly (Ilex glabra)
Japanese Snowbell (Styrax japonicus)
Juniper (Juniperus species )
Leatherleaf Mahonia (Mahonia bealei)
Mock Orange (Philadelphus species)
Mugho Pine (Pinus mugho)
Nellie Stevens Holly (Ilex x 'Nellie R. Stevens')
Northern Bayberry (Myrica pennsylvanica)
Oaks (Quercus species )
Red Buckeye (Aesculus pavia)
Red Chokeberry (Aronia arbutifolia )
Red Maple (Acer rubrum )
Redbud (Cercis canadensis)
Serviceberry (Amelanchier species)
Sourwood (Oxydendrum arboreum)
Spirea (Spiraea species)
Viburnum (Viburnum species )
Virginia Sweetspire (Itea virginica)
White Pine (Pinus strobus)
Winter Daphne (Daphne odora)
Winterberry (deciduous) Holly (Female) (Ilex verticillata)
Yew (Taxus species)


Crape Myrtle

Shrubs and Trees that are Drought Tolerant (Once Established)

Aucuba (Aucuba japonica)
Barberry (Berberis species )
Blue Atlas Cedar (Cedrus atlantica)
Blue Ice Cypress (Cupressus arizonica 'Blue Ice')
Blue Mist Shrub (Caryopteris x clandonensis)
Boxwood (Buxus species )
Bush Cinquefoil (Potentilla fruticosa)
Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii)
Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia species )
Deodara Cedar (Cedrus deodara)
Eleagnus (Eleagnus species )
Euonymus (Euonymus fortunei)
False Holly (Osmanthus heterophyllus )
Firethorn (Pyracantha species)
Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina domestica)
Japanese Rose (Kerria japonica)
Juniper (Juniperus species )
Oregon Grapeholly (Mahonia aquifolium)
Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)
Skimmia (Skimmia japonica)
Smokebush (Cotinus coggygria)
St. Johnswort (Hypericum species )
Trident Maple (Acer buergianum)
Yucca (Yucca species )


Deutzia

Shrubs and Trees that are of Particular Spring Interest (Flowers, Fragrance, etc.)

American Dogwood - White and Pink (Cornus florida)
Andromeda (Pieris japonica)
Camellia (Camellia japonica)
Carolina Allspice, Sweetshrub (Calycanthus floridus)
Carolina Silverbell (Halesia tetraptera)
Cherry (Prunus species )
Chinese or Korean Dogwood (Cornus kousa)
Common Lilac (Syringa vulgaris)
Crabapple (Malus species)
Deciduous Magnolia (Magnolia species (Deciduous))
Deutzia (Deutzia species)
Flowering Almond (Prunus triloba)
Flowering Pear (Pyrus calleryana)
Flowering quince (Chaenomeles speciosa)
Forsythia (Forsythia species)
Japanese Rose (Kerria japonica)
Japanese Snowbell (Styrax japonicus)
Leatherleaf Mahonia (Mahonia bealei)
Mock Orange (Philadelphus species)
Mountain Laurel (Kalmia latifolia)
Oregon Grape Mahonia (Mahonia aquifolium)
Redbud (Cercis canadensis)
Rhododendron and Azalea (Rhododendron species)
Scotch Broom (Cystisus scoparius)
Serviceberry (Amelanchier species)
Spirea (Spiraea species)
Thundercloud Plum (Prunus cerasifera 'Thundercloud')
Viburnum (Viburnum species )
Virginia Sweetspire (Itea virginica)
Weigela (Weigela florida)
Wisteria - American and Japanese (Wisteria species )

Shrubs and Trees that are of Special Summer Interest (Flowers, Fragrance, etc.)

Abelia (Abelia species)
Adam's-needle Yucca (Yucca filamentosa )
American Yellowwood (Cladrastis kentukea)
Blue Mist Shrub (Caryopteris x clandonensis)
Bush Cinquefoil (Potentilla fruticosa)
Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii)
Chaste Tree (Vitex agnus-castus)
Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia species )
Evergreen Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora)
Golden Raintree (Koelreuteria paniculata)
Hydrangea (Hydrangea species )
Japanese Stewartia (Stewartia pseudocamellia)
Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)
Sourwood (Oxydendrum arboreum)
Spirea (Spiraea species)
Summer Snowflake Viburnum (Viburnum plicatum tomentosum)


Fothergilla

Shrubs and Trees that are of Special Fall Interest (Leaves, Flowers, etc.)

American Cranberrybush Viburnum (Viburnum trilobum)
American Dogwood - White and Pink (Cornus florida)
American Sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua)
Burning Bush (Euonymus alatus 'Compactus')
Camellia (Camellia sasanqua)
Chinese or Korean Dogwood (Cornus kousa)
Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia species )
European Cranberrybush Viburnum (Viburnum opulus)
Flowering Pear (Pyrus calleryana)
Fothergilla (Fothergilla gardenii)
Ginkgo Tree (Ginkgo biloba)
Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina domestica)
Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum)
Japanese Stewartia (Stewartia pseudocamellia)
Oakleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia)
Red Maple (Acer rubrum )
Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum)
Trident Maple (Acer buergianum)
Virginia Sweetspire (Itea virginica)
Wintergreen Barberry (Berberis julianae)
Winterthur Viburnum (Viburnum nudum 'Winterthur')

Shrubs and Trees that are of Special Winter Interest

Andorra Juniper (Juniperus plumosa 'Andorra')
Blue Ice Cypress (Cupressus arizonica 'Blue Ice')
Blue Point Juniper (Juniperus chinensis 'Blue Point')
Blue Star Juniper (Juniperus squamata 'Blue Star')
Chinese or Korean Dogwood (Cornus kousa)
Colorado Blue Spruce (Picea pungens)
Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia species )
Girard's Azaleas (Rhododendron species)
Gold Mop Cypress (Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Gold Mop')
Harry Lauder's Walking Stick (Corylus avellana 'Contorta' )
Japanese Cedar (Cryptomeria species)
Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum)
Japanese Stewartia (Stewartia pseudocamellia)
London Planetree (Platanus x acerifolia)
Norway Spruce (Picea abies)
Paperbark Maple (Acer griseum)
Pussywillow (Salix species)
Red Twig Dogwood (Cornus alba )
River Birch - 'Heritage' and 'Dura-heat' (Betula nigra )
Serbian Spruce (Picea omorika)
Siberian Cypress (Microbiota decussata)
Wichita Blue juniper (Juniperus scopulorum 'Wichita Blue')
Winter Jasmine (Jasmine nudiflorum)
Witchhazel (Hamamelis species )
Yellow Twig Dogwood (Cornus sericea)

Shrubs and Trees for Screening - Over 20'

Canadian Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis)
Colorado Blue Spruce (Picea pungens)
Green Giant Arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis 'Green Giant')
Japanese Cedar (Cryptomeria japonica)
Leyland Cypress (Cupressocyparis leylandii)
Nellie Stevens Holly (Ilex x 'Nellie R. Stevens')
Norway Spruce (Picea abies)
Serbian Spruce (Picea omorika)
White Pine (Pinus strobus)

Shrubs for Screening - 10' to 20'

Alleghany Viburnum (Viburnum x rhytidophylloides 'Alleghany')
Arrowwood Viburnum (Viburnum dentatum 'Arrowwood')
Common Lilac (Syringa vulgaris)
Emerald Green Arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis 'Emerald Green')
Leatherwood Viburnum (Viburnum rhytidophyllum)
Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)
Spartan Juniper (Juniperus chinensis 'Spartan')


Abelia

Shrubs for Screening/Hedges - Less Than 10'

Blue Maid Holly (Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Maid')
Blue Prince Holly (Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Prince')
Blue Princess Holly (Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Princess')
Brownii Yew (Taxus x intermedia 'Brownii')
Burkwood Viburnum (Viburnum x burkwoodii)
Burning Bush (Euonymus alatus 'Compactus')
China Boy Holly (Ilex x meserveae 'China Boy')
China Girl Holly (Ilex x meserveae 'China Girl')
Common or American Boxwood (Buxus sempervirens)
Compacta Japanese Holly (Ilex crenata 'Compacta')
Densiformis Yew (Taxus x intermedia 'Densiformis')
English Boxwood (Buxus semperivirens 'Suffruticosa')
Glossy Abelia (Abelia x grandiflora)
Green Mountain Boxwood (Buxus x Green Mountain)
Hatfield Yew (Taxus x intermedia 'Hatfield')
Hicks Yew (Taxus x intermedia 'Hicksii')
Koreanspice Viburnum (Viburnum carlesii)
Lynwood Gold Forsythia (Forsythia x intermedia 'Lynwood Gold')
Manhattan Euonymus (Euonymus kiautschovicus 'Manhattan')
Mariesii Viburnum (Viburnum plicatum 'Mariesii')
Nigra Japanese Holly (Ilex crenata ' Nigra')
Otto Luyken Cherrylaurel (Prunus laurocerasus 'Otto Luyken')
Rose Glow Barberry (Berberis thunbergii 'Rose Glow')
Skip Laurel (Prunus laurocerasus 'Schipkaensis')
Snowmound Spirea (Spiraea nipponica 'Snowmound')
Steeds Japanese Holly (Ilex crenata 'Steeds')
Summer Snowflake Viburnum (Viburnum plicatum tomentosum)
Vanhoutte Spirea (Spiraea s Vanhouuttei)
William Penn Barberry (Berberis x gladwynensus 'William Penn')
Winter Beauty Boxwood (Buxus microphylla 'Winter Beauty')
Wintergreen Barberry (Berberis julianae)
Wintergreen Boxwood (Buxus microphylla Wintergreen")


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