Abelia grandiflora – Glossy Abelia

gracefully arching shrub displays bright glossy foliage, with bell shaped white fragrant flowers. Grows 4’-6’ tall, blooms in late spring throughout summer, considered semi-evergreen.
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full sun to part shade
well drained soils, normal watering
Use as hedging or in perennial garden

Berberis thunbergii ‘Crimson Pygmy’ – Crimson Pygmy Barberry ✓

beautiful deep ruby red foliage that remains all season. Branches are slender and spiny with thorns. Produces bright red berries from late fall to winter.
full sun to light shade
normal to dry
Use in groups as borders

Cornus alba argento-marginata ‘Elegantissima’ – Variegated Red Twig Dogwood

shrub with upright blood red stems, great winter interest. Gray green leaves with irregular creamy white margins. Produces white flowers that grow 6’-8’ tall.
full sun to part shade
well drained soils, normal watering
Plant in groups as a border or in a perennial bed

Euonymous alatus ‘Compacta’ – Dwarf Burning Bush

compact mounded form displays attractive rich green leaves spring through summer. The foliage turns vibrant red in the fall and grows 6’-8’ tall, produces small red berries.
full sun to part shade
moist, well drained soil
Use as natural hedge

Forsythia intermedia ‘Lynnwood Gold’ – Forsythia

these early bloomers have showy yellow flowers. Fast growing with upright arching form. Grows 6-8′ tall.
full sun
well drained soil
Use as borders for privacy

Hydrangea anomala – Climbing Hydrangea

a vigorous, sprawling, deciduous vine that clings and climbs by aerial rootlets. Heart-shaped, serrate, lustrous, dark green leaves. Features flattened clusters of fragrant, white flowers in a lacecap configuration.
part shade to full shade
prefers well drained soil
Great by pergolas and chimneys

Hydrangea macrophylla – Hydrangea

this flowering shrub comes in a wide range of textures, colors and sizes. Foliage is dark green on long upright stems that produce continuous large mop, ball or flat head flowers. Some varieties include ‘Nikko Blue’, ‘Blue Lace Cap’ and ‘Merritt’s Supreme’.
full sun to full shade
drought tolerant, prefers normal watering
Use in perennial borders, beds, and cut flowers

Hydrangea quercifolia – Oakleaf Hydrangea

produces white flowers in clusters then fades to pinkish brown in fall. Leathery leaves are large and turn purple or red in the fall. Grows 4-6′ tall.
full sun to full shade
drought tolerant, prefers normal watering
Use in perennial borders, beds, and cut flowers

Hypericum perforatum – St. Johnswort

features large, rose like 5 petaled yellow flowers from July to August, oval distinctively veined leaves are dark green. Grows 2′ tall and 2′ wide.
full sun to part shade
prefers moist well drained soil
Use in beds as borders and on hillsides.

Knockout Roses

a shrub rose that grows about 3 feet tall and wide. It produces terminal clusters of single, 3-inch diameter cherry red blooms. As long as it continues to grow through the summer, it will continue to bloom.
full sun
prefers well drained soil, drought tolerant
Great in rose gardens and perennial beds

Leucothoe ‘Rainbow’ – Leucothoe

graceful evergreen shrub with striking red stems and multi colored leaves. Produces showy clusters of cascading white flowers. Grows 3’-5’ tall.
part shade to full shade
Use as mass plantings in beds & borders
Great in rose gardens and perennial beds

Lonicera japonica – Japanese Honeysuckle

high climbing twiny vine up to 20′ long with smooth glossy leaves and 2-4 flowered clusters of red, yellow or white tubular blooms.
full sun to light shade
moist, well drained soil
Use on arbors and fences

Rugosa Rose

flowers are shades of pink or white, they may be single or double. Foliage is leathery, giving a distinctive texture. Grows 4-6′ tall.
full sun to part shade
prefers moist well drained soil
Use as borders for mass groupings

Skimmia japonica – Japanese Skimmia

dense rounded dome shape, simple medium green leaves, foliage yellows with winter sun. Glossy red maroon buds open to creamy white flowers. Grows 3-4′ tall.
partial shade to full shade
well drained soil
Use as hedge or in perennial beds

Spirea bumalda – Spirea

comes in a wide variety of sizes & colors, it is a wide compact rounded form with an abundant of flat topped clustered flowers. Some varieties include ‘Anthony Waterer’, ‘Gold Flame’, ‘Lime Mound’, ‘Shirobana’ and ‘Little Princess’.
full sun to part shade
well drained soils, normal watering
Use in borders and cottage gardens

Syringa patula ‘Miss Kim’ – Miss Kim Lilac

small deciduous shrub with dark green foliage and burgundy tint in fall. Very fragrant deep purple flowers, grows 6-8′ tall.
full sun
moist, well drained soil
Use as groupings in beds

Viburnum

broadly rounded form with dense tiered branches, displays large white or pink flowers, fruit ranges from yellow to black in the fall. Grows 6’-8’ tall. Some varieties include ‘Arrowwood’ and ‘Doublefile’.
full sun to full shade
well drained soils, normal watering
Use in borders

Weigela ‘Wine and Roses’ – Weigela

foliage is dark burgundy purple leaves that shimmer. Produces small hot pink rose colored flowers. Foliage stays dark all summer long, grows 4’-5’ tall.
full sun to full shade
well drained soils, normal watering
Use in beds and borders