Pick Your Shrubs

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  Barberry-Crimson Pygmy
Scientific Name: Berberis Thunbergii
Mature Height: 12-18"
Mature Spread: 30"
Growth Rate: Slow
Sun Exposure: Sun to Partial Shade
Flower Color: N/A
Foliage Color: Deep Red
Fall Color: Orange-Scarlet
Description: Only grows 3" per year, and requires very little pruning. Shrub has very tiny but sharp thorns.
Barberry-Crimson Pygmy
  Barberry-Golden Japanese
Scientific Name: Berberis Thunbergii
Mature Height: 24-36"
Mature Spread: 24-36"
Growth Rate: Slow to Moderate
Sun Exposure: Sun to Partial Shade
Flower Color: N/A
Foliage Color: Yellow
Fall Color: Gold
Description: Only grows 3" per year, and requires very little pruning. Shrub has very tiny but sharp thorns.
Barberry-Golden Japanese
  Barberry-Royal Burgundy
Scientific Name: Berberis Thunbergii
Mature Height: 24-36"
Mature Spread: 24-36"
Growth Rate: Slow to Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Flower Color: N/A
Foliage Color: Burgundy
Fall Color: Yellow
Description: Only grows 3" per year, and requires very little pruning. Shrub has very tiny but sharp thorns.
Barberry-Royal Burgundy
  Black Knight Butterfly Bush
Scientific Name: Buddleia 'Black Knight'
Mature Height: 4-6'
Mature Spread: 4-5'
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Flower Color: Dark Purple
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: N/A
Description: Attracts butterflies
Black Knight Butterfly Bush
  Bleeding Heart-Japanese
Scientific Name: Dicentra Spectabilis
Mature Height: 6-36"
Mature Spread: 12-18"
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Partial Shade
Flower Color: Pink
Foliage Color: Blue Green
Fall Color: N/A
Description: Will bloom in late spring or early summer for about 4 weeks
Bleeding Heart-Japanese
  Boxwood-True Dwarf
Scientific Name: Buxus Microphylla Japonica
Mature Height: 4-6'
Mature Spread: 4-6'
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Partial to Full Sun
Flower Color: N/A
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: N/A
Description: Classic hedge plant
Boxwood-True Dwarf
  Boxwood-Winter Gem
Scientific Name: Buxus Microphylla var. Korena
Mature Height: 2-4'
Mature Spread: 1-3'
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Partial to Full Sun
Flower Color: N/A
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Green
Description: A round, compact, and dense shrub with small, round green leaves
Boxwood-Winter Gem
  Boxwood-Wintergreen
Scientific Name: Buxus Microphylla var. Korena
Mature Height: 2-4'
Mature Spread: 2-4'
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Partial to Full Sun
Flower Color: Cream
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Green
Description: Commonly used as a hedge, foundation plant, edger, or facer shrub
Boxwood-Wintergreen
  Burning Bush-Dwarf
Scientific Name: Euonymus Alatus
Mature Height: 4-6'
Mature Spread: 6-10'
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Sun-Shade
Flower Color: N/A
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Red
Description: Sensational accent or hedge desired for the intense scarlet red fall coloring
Burning Bush-Dwarf
  Cistena Plum
Scientific Name: Prunus Cistena
Mature Height: 7-10'
Mature Spread: 6-8'
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Partial to Full Sun
Flower Color: Pink or White
Foliage Color: Reddish-Purple
Fall Color: Reddish-Purple
Description: Great for providing a splash of color to planter area
Cistena Plum
  Daylily-Pardon Me
Scientific Name: Hemerocallis
Mature Height: 12-18"
Mature Spread: 15-18"
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Partial to Full Sun
Flower Color: Magenta
Foliage Color: Deep Green
Fall Color: N/A
Description: Blooms May through July
Daylily-Pardon Me
  Daylily-Stella de' Oro
Scientific Name: Hemerocallis
Mature Height: 12-18"
Mature Spread: 15-18"
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Partial to Full Sun
Flower Color: Yellow
Foliage Color: Deep Green
Fall Color: N/A
Description: Blooms May through July
Daylily-Stella de' Oro
  Dogwood-Ivory Halo
Scientific Name: Cornus Alba Bailhalo
Mature Height: 5-6'
Mature Spread: 5-6'
Growth Rate: Rapid
Sun Exposure: Partial to Full Sun
Flower Color: Yellowish-White
Foliage Color: Variegated Green and White
Fall Color: N/A
Description: Tiny flowers appear in flat-topped clusters in late Spring
Dogwood-Ivory Halo
  Dogwood-Red Twig
Scientific Name: Cornus Baileyi
Mature Height: 8-10'
Mature Spread: 8-10'
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full Sun-Full Shade
Flower Color: White
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Reddish-Purple
Description: Shade tolerant shrub with red bark in the winter
Dogwood-Red Twig
  Dogwood-Variegated
Scientific Name: Cornus Alba
Mature Height: 8-10'
Mature Spread: 5-10'
Growth Rate: Rapid
Sun Exposure: Sun to Partial Shade
Flower Color: Yellowish-White
Foliage Color: Dark Green with Creamy Margins
Fall Color: Reddish-Purple
Description: White 2" blooms in May-June, it develops small, purple fruits that attract birds
Dogwood-Variegated
  Euonymus-Blondy
Scientific Name: Euonymus 'Blondy'
Mature Height: 18-24"
Mature Spread: 18-24"
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full Sun-Full Shade
Flower Color: N/A
Foliage Color: Yellow with Green Edge
Fall Color: Yellow with Green Edge
Description: Can be used at the front of the border or along walkways for four season interest
Euonymus-Blondy
  Euonymus-Emerald n' Gold
Scientific Name: Euonymus 'Emerald n' Gold'
Mature Height: 2-3'
Mature Spread: 4-6'
Growth Rate: Moderate to Fast
Sun Exposure: Sun to Partial Shade
Flower Color: N/A
Foliage Color: Dark Green Margined in Bright Golden Yellow
Fall Color: N/A
Description: Nice colorful plant that is easy to grow
Euonymus-Emerald n' Gold
  Euonymus-Gold Splash
Scientific Name: Euonymus 'Gold Splash'
Mature Height: 18-24"
Mature Spread: 18-24"
Growth Rate: Medium
Sun Exposure: Full Sun-Full Shade
Flower Color: N/A
Foliage Color: Yellow with Green Edge
Fall Color: N/A
Description: Maintains its color all year long
Euonymus-Gold Splash
  Euonymus-Moonshadow
Scientific Name: Euonymus 'Moonshadow'
Mature Height: 2-3'
Mature Spread: 4-5'
Growth Rate: Rapid
Sun Exposure: Partial to Full Sun
Flower Color: N/A
Foliage Color: Variegated Green and Yellow
Fall Color: N/A
Description: Great groundcover or low hedge
Euonymus-Moonshadow
  Forsythia-Gold Tide
Scientific Name: Forsythia 'Gold Tide'
Mature Height: 18-36"
Mature Spread: 3-4'
Growth Rate: Rapid
Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Flower Color: Yellow
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: N/A
Description: Produces profuse yellow flowers in April
Forsythia-Gold Tide
  Forsythia-Lynwood Gold
Scientific Name: Forsythia intermedia
Mature Height: 8-10'
Mature Spread: 8-10'
Growth Rate: Rapid
Sun Exposure: Partial to Full Sun
Flower Color: Yellow
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Purple
Description: Excellent for hedging
Forsythia-Lynwood Gold
  Golden Vicary Privet
Scientific Name: Ligustrum Vicaryi
Mature Height: 4-6'
Mature Spread: 4-6'
Growth Rate: Rapid
Sun Exposure: Sun
Flower Color: White
Foliage Color: Golden Yellow
Fall Color: Yellow
Description: Stays compact, plants flowers are mildly fragrant
Golden Vicary Privet
  Honeysuckle-Cool Splash
Scientific Name: Diervilla Sessilifolia 'Cool Splash'
Mature Height: 4'
Mature Spread: 4'
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Flower Color: Yellow
Foliage Color: White-green variegated
Fall Color: N/A
Description: Quite the colorful garden accent shrub
Honeysuckle-Cool Splash
  Japanese Blood Grass
Scientific Name: Imperata
Mature Height: 12-18"
Mature Spread: 24-36"
Growth Rate: Slow
Sun Exposure: Sun to Partial Shade
Flower Color: N/A
Foliage Color: Red
Fall Color: Bloody Red
Description: A great red tipped ornamental grass that becomes increasingly red as the season progresses
Japanese Blood Grass
  Karl Foerster Grass
Scientific Name: Calamagrostis Acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'
Mature Height: 4-6'
Mature Spread: 2-3'
Growth Rate: Rapid
Sun Exposure: Sun to Partial Shade
Flower Color: N/A
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: N/A
Description: Provides wonderful contrast against low shrubs and perennials
Karl Foerster Grass
  Lilac-Common
Scientific Name: Syringa Vulgaris
Mature Height: 8-12'
Mature Spread: 6-12'
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Flower Color: White-Purple
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: N/A
Description: Medium to large hardy shrub, spreads by suckering, showy fragrant flowers
Lilac-Common
  Lilac-Miss Kim
Scientific Name: Syringa Patula 'Miss Kim'
Mature Height: 6-7'
Mature Spread: 5-6'
Growth Rate: Slow
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Flower Color: Light Lavendar
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Burgundy Red
Description: Most fragrant of all lilac bushes
Lilac-Miss Kim
  Lilac-Sensation
Scientific Name: Syringa Vulgaris 'Sensation'
Mature Height: 8-15'
Mature Spread: 6-12'
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Flower Color: Maroon and White
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: N/A
Description: Beautiful flowers with a fragrant smell
Lilac-Sensation
  Nest Spruce
Scientific Name: Picea Abies 'Nidiformis'
Mature Height: 2-3'
Mature Spread: 6-8'
Growth Rate: Slow
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Flower Color: N/A
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: N/A
Description: Deer Resistant
Nest Spruce
  Ninebark-Coppertina
Scientific Name: Physocarpus Opufolius 'Minda'
Mature Height: 7-8'
Mature Spread: 4-5'
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Flower Color: White
Foliage Color: Red
Fall Color: N/A
Description: Provides season long color to landscape
Ninebark-Coppertina
  Ninebark-Diablo
Scientific Name: Physocarpus Opulifolius 'Monlo'
Mature Height: 8-10'
Mature Spread: 8-10'
Growth Rate: Rapid
Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Flower Color: White or Pinkish White
Foliage Color: Purple
Fall Color: Hint of Bronze
Description: Massed along a border they can be used as a loose hedge
Ninebark-Diablo
  Otto Luyken Laurel
Scientific Name: Prunus Laurocerasus
Mature Height: 3-4'
Mature Spread: 6-8'
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Flower Color: White
Foliage Color: Dark Green
Fall Color: N/A
Description: Lush growing evergreen shrub with abundant showy white flower spikes
Otto Luyken Laurel
  Pine-Dwarf Mugo
Scientific Name: Pinus Mugo
Mature Height: 3-5'
Mature Spread: 6-10'
Growth Rate: Slow
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Flower Color: N/A
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: N/A
Description: Dwarf, compact bush pine, excellent ornamental for low lawn or hedge planting
Pine-Dwarf Mugo
  Potentilla-Goldstar
Scientific Name: Potentilla Fruticosa 'Goldstar'
Mature Height: 2-3'
Mature Spread: 3-4'
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Flower Color: Yellow
Foliage Color: Dark Green
Fall Color: N/A
Description: Bushy, compact, decidious shrub
Potentilla-Goldstar
  Rose of Sharon
Scientific Name: Hibiscus Syriacus
Mature Height: 8-10'
Mature Spread: 6-8'
Growth Rate: Slow
Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Flower Color: Varies
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Yellow-Green
Description: Long, early summer to fall bloom period, plant is very tolerant of summer heat and humidity
Rose of Sharon
  Russian Sage
Scientific Name: Perovskia Atriplicifolia
Mature Height: 4-6'
Mature Spread: 3-4'
Growth Rate: Rapid
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Flower Color: Lavendar-Purple
Foliage Color: Blue Green
Fall Color: N/A
Description: Upright shape provides a presence through the winter months
Russian Sage
  Spirea-Anthony Waterer
Scientific Name: Spiraea Bumalda
Mature Height: 2-3'
Mature Spread: 3-4'
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Sun to Partial Shade
Flower Color: Pink
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: N/A
Description: Excellent plant for adding to the front of mixed shrub borders that have a lot of evergreen plants
Spirea-Anthony Waterer
  Spirea-Dakota Goldcharm
Scientific Name: Spiraea Japonica 'Mertyann'
Mature Height: 12-15"
Mature Spread: 12-24"
Growth Rate: Rapid
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Flower Color: Pink
Foliage Color: Yellow-Green
Fall Color: Red-Orange
Description: Miniature version of Goldmound or Goldflame
Spirea-Dakota Goldcharm
  Spirea-Goldflame
Scientific Name: Spiraea Bumalda
Mature Height: 2-4'
Mature Spread: 2-4'
Growth Rate: Rapid
Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Flower Color: Pink
Foliage Color: Yellow-Green
Fall Color: Red-Orange
Description: Dense, upright, compact, mounded shrub
Spirea-Goldflame
  Spirea-Goldmound
Scientific Name: Spiraea Japonica 'Goldmound'
Mature Height: 3-4'
Mature Spread: 3-4'
Growth Rate: Rapid
Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Flower Color: Pink
Foliage Color: Lime Green
Fall Color: Lime Green
Description: Often used as an accent piece
Spirea-Goldmound
  Spirea-Little Princess
Scientific Name: Spiraea Japonica
Mature Height: 4'
Mature Spread: 2'
Growth Rate: Rapid
Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Flower Color: Pink
Foliage Color: Mint Green
Fall Color: Dark Red
Description: Excellent grouncover or dwarf specimen shrub
Spirea-Little Princess
  Spirea-Magic Carpet
Scientific Name: Spiraea Japonica
Mature Height: 2'
Mature Spread: 2'
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Flower Color: Double Red-Pink
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Yellow-Green
Description: A colorful shrub that fits almost anywhere in a landscape
Spirea-Magic Carpet
  Weigela-Midnight Wine
Scientific Name: Weigela 'Midnight Wine'
Mature Height: 12-18"
Mature Spread: 18-24"
Growth Rate: Slow
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Flower Color: Pink
Foliage Color: Dark Burgundy Purple
Fall Color: Dark Burgundy Purple
Description: Produces purple-black foilage for season long interest and color
Weigela-Midnight Wine
  Weigela-Wine and Roses
Scientific Name: Weigela Florida 'Alexandra'
Mature Height: 4-5'
Mature Spread: 4-5'
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Flower Color: Hot Pink
Foliage Color: Dark Burgundy Purple
Fall Color: Dark Burgundy Purple
Description: Attracts hummingbirds
Weigela-Wine and Roses
  Willow-Blue Arctic
Scientific Name: Salix Purpurea
Mature Height: 10'
Mature Spread: 10'
Growth Rate: Rapid
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Flower Color: Light Green
Foliage Color: Blue-Green
Fall Color: N/A
Description: Very cold hardy
Willow-Blue Arctic
  Yew-Dense
Scientific Name: Taxus Media 'Densiformus'
Mature Height: 3-5'
Mature Spread: 4-6'
Growth Rate: Slow
Sun Exposure: Sun to Partial Shade
Flower Color: N/A
Foliage Color: Bright Green
Fall Color: Evergreen
Description: Bright green foliage during growing season; greenish brown in winter
Yew-Dense