ClassScientific Name of SpecimenCommon NameMature SizeLight RequirementsDescriptionZone
SH Daphne x burkwoodii 'Carol Mackie' Burkwood Daphne 3' high x 3-4' wide Sun/ light shade

Cream-edged leaf margins; very fragrant light pink flowers.

Zone 4-6
SH Abelia grandiflora Abelia grandiflora 3-6' high x 3-6' wide Sun/ part shade

Semi-evergreen leaves. White flowers May/June through frost. Good butterfly plant.

Zone 5
SH Abeliophyllum distichum White Forsythia 3-5' high x 3-4' wide Full sun/ light shade

White flowers provide early spring color.

Zones 5-8
SH Acanthopanax sieboldianus 'Variegata' Variegated Fiveleaf Aralia 8-10' high x 8-10' wideFull sun/ shade

Tolerant of tough conditions.

Zones 4-8
SH Acanthopanax sieboldianus 'Variegata' Variegated Fiveleaf Aralia 8-10' high x 8-10' wideFull sun/ shade

Tolerant of tough conditions.

Zones 4-8
SH Aesculus parviflora Bottlebrush Buckeye 8-12' high x 8-15' wide Full sun/part shade

Deciduous; good specimen plant; white flowers June-July.

Zone 4-9
SH Andromeda polifolia 'Blue Ice' Blue Ice Bog Rosemary 1-2' high x 2-3' wideFull sun/ light shade

Evergreen; slow-growing; white flowers in May.

Zone 2-6
SH Arctostophylos uva-ursi Bearberry 6-12" high x 2-4' wide Full sun/part shade

Evergreen groundcover; green foliage in summer; reddish bronze foliage in winter.

Zone 2-6
SH Aronia arbutifolia Red Chokeberry 6-10' high x 3-5' wide Full sun

Deciduous; native plant; red fruit September- November.

Zone 4-9
SH Buddleia alternifolia Fountain Butterfly Bush 10- 20' high Full sun

Deciduous; blooms on old wood; light-lilac colored flowers in June; attracts butterflies

Zone 5-7
SH Buddleia davidii Butterfly Bush 10- 15' high Full sun

Deciduous; blooms on new wood; lilac, purple, pink, white flowers in July; attracts butterflies

Zone 5-9
SH Buddleia davidii Butterfly Bush10- 15' high Full sun

Deciduous; blooms on new wood; lilac, purple, pink, white flowers in July; attracts butterflies

Zone 5-9
SH Buxus microphylla Littleleaf Boxwood 3-4' high x 3-4' wide Full sun/ light shade

Evergreen; excellent shrub for hedges, foundations, formal gardens.

Zone 6-9
SH Buxus sempervirensCommon Boxwood 15-20' high Full sun/ light shade

Evergreen; useful as a hedge or in a formal garden.

Zone 5-6
SH Caryopteris x clandonensis Blue-spirea 2-3' high Full sun

Deciduous; grey-green leaves; light blue flowers in late summer; flowers on new wood; attractive to bees and butterflies.

Zone 6-9
SH Cephalanthus occidentalis Buttonbush 6-10' high x 6-10' wideSun

Native; white flowers June-August; butterfly plant; great for moist/wet areas.

Zone 5-11
SH Deutzia gracilis Slender Deutzia 2-4' high x 3-4' wide Full sun/ light shade

Slightly fragrant, white flowers from mid-late May.

Zone 4-8
SH Chaenomeles speciosa Flowering Quince 6-10' high x 6-10' wideSun/ part shade

Orange-red early spring flowers; yellow-green apple shaped fruit used for preserves and jellies.

Zone 4-8
SH Clethra alnifolia Summersweet 4-8' high x 4-6' wide Full sun/ part shade

Native; white, fragrant flowers in June; butterfly plant; tolerates wet soil.

Zone 4-9
SH Cornus sericea 'Bailey' Red-twig Dogwood 7-9' high x 10' wide Sun/ part shade

Wonderful red stems visible in winter; good for massing.

Zone 2-7
SH Cornus racemosa Gray Dogwood 12- 16' high Sun/part shade

Native; white flowers May- June; tolerates wet and dry conditions.

Zone 4-8
SH Corylopsis spicata Spike Winterhazel 4-10' high, spreading Full sun/ light shade

Yellow, fragrant flowers in April

Zone 5-8
SH Corylus avellana 'Contorta' Harry Lauder's Walking Stick8- 10' high Full sun/ light shade

Stems atttactively curled and twisted.

Zone 4-9
SH Cotoneaster apiculatus Cranberry Cotoneaster 3' high x 3-6' wide Sun/ light shade

Withstands drought once established.

Zone 4-7
SH Cotoneaster horizontalis Rockspray Cotoneaster 2-3' high x 5-8' spread Sun/ light shade

Glossy dark green leaves in summer, reddish-purple in fall; small pink flowers mid-May - early June; small, bright red fruit is showy late August-October.

Zone 5-7
SH Cotinus coggygria Common Smoketree 10-15' high x 10-15' spread Sun

Fluffy plumes of yellowish flowers resembling a cloud of smoke from June-August.

Zone 4-8
TR Chionanthus virginicus Fringetree 12-20' high by equal spread Full sun/ part shade

Showy, fragrant, mop-like, white flowers in spring; foliage bright yellow in fall; excellent specimen shrub

Zone 4-9
SH Cytisus scoparius Scotch Broom 5-6' high x possible wider spread Full sun/ part shade

Profuse bright yellow flowers along stems in May- June; good shrub for poor soils.

Zone 5-8
SH Daphne caucasica Caucasian Daphne 4-5' high x 4-5' wide Full sun/ part shade

Very fragrant, star-shaped, white flowers in May and June and sporadically throughout the season.

Zone 4-7
SH Deutzia scabra 'Pink Minor' Fuzzy Deutsia 2-3',compact form Sun/ light shade

Delicate light pink flowers in early June; rich green foliage

Zone 5-8
SH Euonymus fortunei Wintercreeper Euonymus 4-6" to 12" as ground cover Full sun/ heavy shade

Can be used as ground cover, vine, wall cover, low hedge; many cultivars have variegated foliage (green and yellow).

Zone 5-8
SH Euonymus japonicus "Aureus' Japanese Euonymus 5-10' high x 3-6' wide Full sun/ heavy shade

Leaves have bright yellow centers bordered with green.

Zone 6-9
SH Euonymus alatus Winged Euonymus 15-20' high x 15' wide Sun/ heavy shade

Brilliant red foliage color in fall. This shrub is considered an invasive plant.

Zone 4-8
SH Enkianthus campanulatus Redvein Enkianthus 6-8' Full sun/ part shade

Creamy yellow, bell-shaped flowers, veined with red in May- June. Yellow, orange, and red foliage colors in fall. Excellent specimen shrub.

Zone 4-7
SH Exochorda serratifolia 'Northern Pearls' Common Pearlbush 6-8' high x 4-6' Full sun/ part shade

White, 2" flowers in mid-May.

Zone 4-7
SH Fothergilla gardenii Dwarf Fothergilla 2-3' high x 2-3' wide Full sun/ part shade

Native plant; fragrant, white, bottlebrush-like flowers April to early May. Brilliant yellow to orange-red foliage in the fall.

Zone 5-8
SH Fothergilla major Large Fothergilla 6-10' high x 5-9' wide Sun/ part shade

Native plant; fragrant, white, bottle-brush like flowers in April- earl;y May. Yellow to orange and scarlet foliage in the fall.

Zone 4-8
SH Forsythia 'Arnold Dwarf' Arnold Dwarf Forsythia 3' high x 7' wide Full sun

Relatively low habit; good for banks or large areas that need to be covered. Yellow flowers are somewhat sparse.

Zone 5-8
SH Forsythia x intermedia 'Fiesta' Fiesta Forsythia 3-4' high Full sun

Compact shrub; green leaves with cream- gold centers; early yellow flowers March to April.

Zone 6-8
SH Forsythia ovata Early Forsythia 4-6' high x 4-6' wide Full sun

One of the earliest Forsythias to flower. Bright yellow flowers March- April.

Zone 4-7
SH Forsythia suspensa Weeping Forsythia 8-10' high x 10- 15' wide Full sun

Golden yellow flowers in April. Upright; arching form; slender, trailing branches. Shrub has the appearance, somewhat, of a fountain.

Zone 5-8
SH Forsythia viridissima 'Bronxensis' Greenstem Forsythia 12" high x 2-3' wide Full sun

Compact form. Leaves are a bright green; Yellow flowers late March- April.

Zone 5-8
SH Gaultheria procumbens Creeping Wintergreen 6" creeping ground cover Shade

Evergreen ground cover; leaves have reddish winter color. Leaves give off the odor of wintergreen when crushed. Pinkish-white flowers May- September followed by round, red fruit present from July to April of the next year.

Zone 3-5
SH Hamamelis mollis Chinese Witchhazel 10- 15' high x 10- 15' wide Full sun/ part shade

Fragrant, yellow flowers February- March.

Zone 5-8
SH Hamamelis vernalis Vernal Witchhazel 6-10' high x 6-10' wide Full sun/shade

Fragrant, yellow to red flowers January- February- March; flowers for 3-4 weeks. Yellow to golden yellow fall foliage color.

Zone 4-8
SH Hamamelis virginiana Common Witchhazel 15- 20' high Full sun/shade

Large native shrub;fragrant yellow flowers mid-October- November. Good fall color with yellow foliage.

Zone 4-8
SH Hedera helix English Ivy 6-8" high as ground cover Full sun/ shade

Ground cover useful in heavy shade; may become invasive.

Zone 4-9
SH Hibiscus syriacus 'Lucy' Lucy Rose of Sharon 8-12' high x 6-10' wide Full sun/ part shade

Double,red flowers; late season flowers in July, August.

Zone 5-8
SH Hibiscus syriacus 'Diana' Diana Rose of Sharon 8-12' high x 6-10' wide Full sun/ part shade

Long bloomtime in summer; flowers are large, pure white, and remain open at night.

Zone 5-8
SH Heptacodium miconioides Seven Son Flower 15' high x 7' wide Sun/ light shade

Large shrub; multiple trunks; exfoliating bark. Fragrant, small, white, flowers in clusters in late summer.

Zone 5-8
SH Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle' Annabelle Smooth Hydrangea 5-6' high Sun

Large, white, pompom flowers, that can be 8" across on mature plants. Flowers midsummer on new growth.

Zone 4-9
SH Hydrangea macrophylla 'Variegata' Variegated Lacecap Hydrangea 3' highSun/ part shade

Leaves are edged in creamy white. Broad, flat-topped flowers July- August; blue flowers if growing in acid soil.

Zone 6-9
SH Hydrangea macrophylla 'Blue Wave' Blue Wave Lacecap Hydrangea 6' high x 6' wide Sun/ light shade

Large, flat-topped, rich blue flowers if grown in acid soil. In other soils, flowers are pink or lilac.

Zone 6-9
SH Hydrangea macrophylla 'Forever Pink'Forever Pink Bigleaf Hydrangea 3' high Sun/ light shade

Compact; 3" diameter pink flower heads in June. Flowers turn rose-red in cool weather. Blooms on new wood.

Zone 6-9
SH Hydrangea macrophylla ' Domotoi' Domotoi Bigleaf Hydrangea 3' high Sun/ light shade

Pale pink or blue flowers; regular shaped flower head.

Zone 6-9
SH Hydrangea paniculata 'Tardiva' Tardiva Panicle Hydrangea 10' high x 15' wide Sun/ part shade

Late flowering in September; 6" conical flowers opening white and turning deep pink; good yellow foliage color in the fall.

Zone 3-8
SH Hydrangea quercifolia Oakleaf Hydrangea 4-6' high x 4-6' wide Sun/ part shade

Leaf shape resembles that of an oak tree. Deep green leaves turn red, orangish brown, and purple in fall. White, erect, conical flowers late June through July.

Zone 5-9
SH Hypericum patulum Goldencup St. Johnswort 3-4' high Full sun/part shade

Blooms in late June- July; 2" golden yellow flowers.

Zone 4-8
SH Hypericum 'Hidcote' Hidcote St. Johnswort 3' high Full sun/part shade

Large, 2-3" saucer-shaped golden yellow flowers produced in late summer.

Zone 4-8
SH Ilex crenata 'Helleri' Helleri Japanese Holly 4' x 5' Sun/ part shade

Evergreen. Dwarf, mounded, and compact holly.

Zone 5-8
SH Ilex crenata 'Green Luster' Green Luster Japanese Holly 5' X 10' Sun/ part shade

Evergreen. Female. Black fruit.

Zone 5-6
SH Ilex crenata 'Sentinel' Sentinel Japanese Holly 7' x 5' Sun/ part shade

Evergreen. Tall, upright form. Male.

Zone 5-6
SH Ilex glabra Inkberry Holly 6-8' x 8-10' Sun/ part shade

Evergreen. Will tolerate wet soils. Black fruit.

Zone 5-9
SH Ilex glabra 'Compacta' Compact Inkberry Holly 4-6' high Sun/ part shade

Evergreen. Dwarf, compact growth. Female clone.

Zone 5-9
SH Ilex pedunculosa Longstalk Holly 15' x 15' Full sun/ part shade

Evergreen. Bright red berries suspended on long stalks in October into November.

Zone 5
SH Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Prince' Blue Prince Meserve Holly 8-12' high Sun/part shade

Evergreen. Leathery, dark green leaves. Male. Produces abundant pollen.

Zone 5-6
SH Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Princess' Blue Princess Meserve Holly 15' high x 10' wide Sun/ part shade

Evergreen. Dark, bluish green foliage. Female. Produces abundant dark red fruit.

Zone 5-6
SH Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet' Henry's Garnet Virginia Sweetspire 3-4' high x 6' wide Full sun/ shade

Native. Deciduous. Lightly fragrant, white, 6" long, narrow, drooping flower stalk in June on old wood. Bright red-purple fall foliage color.

Zone 5-9
SH Itea virginica 'Sarah Eve' Sarah Eve Virginia Sweetspire 4' high Full sun/ shade

Native. Pink color to the shorter, drooping, flower spike.

Zone 6-9
SH Kalmia latifolia 'Tinkerbell' Tinkerbell Mountain Laurel 30" x 40" Sun/shade

Evergreen. Miniature Mountain Laurel. Deep pink flowers May- June.

Zone 4-9
SH Kalmia latifolia Mountain Laurel 7- 15' high Full sun/shade

Evergreen. White- pinkish rose flowers May- June. Good for naturalizing.

Zone 4-9
SH Kalmia latifolia Mountain Laurel 7- 15' high Full sun/shade

Evergreen. White- pinkish rose flowers May- June. Good for naturalizing.

Zone 4-9
SH Fothergilla gardenii 'Mt. Airy' Dwarf Fothergilla 2-3' high x similar width Full sun

Native plant. 1- 2" long spikes of white flowers April- early May.

Zone 5-8
SH Itea japonica 'Beppu' Beppu Japanese Sweetspire 2' x 2.5' high spreading moundFull sun/ shade

Flowers are smaller than the native sweetspire. Foliage is reddish-purple from fall into winter. Could be used as a groundcover.

Zone 5-9
SH Kolkwitzia amabilis Beauty Bush 6- 10' high with similar spreadFull sun

Pink, bell-shaped flowers from May- early June.

Zone 4-8
SH Kolkwitzia amabilis Beauty Bush 6- 10' high with similar spreadFull sun

Pink, bell-shaped flowers from May- early June.

Zone 4-8
SH Ledum groenlandicum Labrador Tea 2-4' high x similar spreadFull sun/part shade

Dwarf evergreen shrub. White flowers May- June.

Zone 2-5
SH Leucothoe fontanesiana 'Scarletta' Drooping Leucothoe 2-4' high x similar spread Partial/ full shade

Glossy red and slight purple new foliage growth that matures to a dark green. Foliage has burgundy color fall through winter.

Zone 5-8
SH Lindera benzoin Spicebush 6- 12' high with similar spreadFull sun/ part shade

Dioecious, yellow flowers early to mid-April before the light green leaves emerge. Good yellow to golden-yellow foliage in the fall.

Zone 4-9
SH Prunus x cistena Purpleleaf Sand Cherry 7-10' high with similar spread Full sun

Red-purple foliage throughout summer. Single, fragrant, pink flowers in April- early May.

Zone 4-7
SH Lonicera japonica 'Purpurea' Purpurea Japanese Honeysuckle 12- 15' high with equal spread un/part shade

SDark green foliage with a tint of purple. Fragrant, lavendar flowers. Blooms May- August. Hummingbirds and bees attracted to flowers. Birds attracted to red fruit that forms in September.

Zone 4-9
SH Ligustrum x ibolium Ibolium Privet 8-12' high with equal spread Full sun/ part shade

Glossy dark green foliage is semi-evergreen to deciduous. Good hedge.

Zone 4-7
SH Philadelphus x virginalis 'Snowflake'Snowflake Mockorange 6-8' high x 5-6' wide Light shade

Fragrant, 2", double, white flowers in May- June.

Zone 5
SH Pieris japonica 'Compacta' Compact Japanese Andromeda 6' high Full sun/part shade

Broadleaf evergreen. Dense, compact form with small leaves. Heavy production of white flowers in March- April.

Zone 5-7
SH Pieris japonica 'Compacta' Compact Japanese Andromeda 6' high Full sun/part shade

Broadleaf evergreen. Dense, compact form with small leaves. Heavy production of white flowers in March- April.

Zone 5-7
SH Pieris japonica 'Mountain Fire' Mountain Fire Japanese Andromeda 9-12' high x 6-8' wide Full sun/part shade

Broadleaf evergreen. New growth is red in spring, turning green as the season progreses. White flowers in March- April.

Zone 5-7
SH Pieris floribunda Mountain Pieris 2-6' high with similar spread Sun/part shade

Small, rounded, evergreen shrub. White flowers for 2-4 weeks in April.

Zone 4-6
SH Physocarpus opulifolious 'Diablo' Purple Ninebark5-10' high x 6- 10' wide Full sun/ part shade

Reddish purple foliage throughout summer. Small, whitish pink flowers May- June.

Zone 2-7
SH Prunus laurocerasus 'Otto Luyken' Otto Luyken Cherry Laurel 3-4' high x 6-8' wide Full sun or shade

Evergreen, compact form. Profuse, fragrant, small, white flowers April- May. Deer resistant.

Zone 6-8
SH Prunus laurocerasus 'Schipkaensis' Schipkaensis Cherry Laurel 4-5' high, wide spreading Full sun/shade

Evergreen, very hardy. Narrow, dark green leaves. Fragrant, small, white flowers April-May.

Zone 5-8
SH Pyracantha coccinea 'Kasan' Scarlet Firethorn 10' high, spreading habit Full sun/ part shade

Stems have long spines. Small white flowers late May- early June. Attractive, orange-red fruit from September into winter.

Zone 6-9
SH Pyracantha ' Mohave' Firethorn 6- 10' high with larger spread Full sun/part shade

Small, white flowers in late May- early June. Heavy flowering followed by heavy fruiting in fall of bright orange-red berries.

Zone 6-9
SH Rhus aromatica 'Grow-low' Fragrant Sumac 2' high x 6-8' wide Full sun/part shade

Glossy foliage. Produces yellow flowers followed by red fruits. Foliage color is a nice orange-red in the fall.

Zone 3-9
SH Sarcococca hookerianaHimalayan Sarcococca 4-6' high with similar spread Part shade/shade

Evergreen, can be used for groundcover. Small, fragrant, white flowers in March- April that bloom under the foliage.

Zone 6-8
SH Salix 'Melanostachys' Black Pussy Willow 6-10' high Sun/part shade

In spring, unusual, dark, purple- black catkins with red anthers that eventually show yellow. Stems turn a nice purple-black color in winter.

Zone 5-7
SH Stephanandra incisa 'Crispa' Cutleaf Stephanandra 1.5' -3' high and spreading Full sun/ light shade

Excellent ground cover. Small, yellow-white flowers May- June.

Zone 4-7
SH Spirea x bumalda 'Anthony Waterer' Anthony Waterer Bumald Spirea 3-4' high x 4-5' wide Sun/ part shade

New foliage is reddish-purple turning to a bluish green. Deep carmine-pink flowers from June- August.

Zone 3-8
SH Potentilla fruticosa 'Abbotswood' Bush Cinquefoil 3' high x 3' wide Full sun/ part shade

Deer resistant. Large, white flowers for a long period during the summer.

Zone 2-6
SH Spirea japonica 'Little Princess' Little Princess Japanese Spirea 30" high Full sun

Small, compact plant. Deep pink flowers in June- July.

Zone 4- 8
SH Spirea japonica 'Gold Flame' Gold Flame Japanese Spirea 24- 36" high and moundedFull sun/ part shade

Foliage ranges from yellow to all shades of green. Foliage turns copper-orange in the fall. Flowers start as pink and become a dark pink. Flowers June and July.

Zone 3-8
SH Spirea japonica 'Gold Mound' Gold Mound Japanese Spirea 2.5 - 3.5' high x 3-4' wide Full sun

Low, mounded form. Golden leaves throughout the growing season. Pink flowers in May and June.

Zone 4-8
SH Spirea japonica 'Shirobana' Shirobana Japanese Spirea 2-3' high and mounded Full sun

Foliage is a deep green. Mix of deep rose, pink, and white flowers all on the same plant. Flowers June and July.

Zone 4- 8
SH Spirea japonica 'Alpina' Alpina Japanese Spirea 15- 30" high x up to 6' wide Full sun/part shade

Blue-green foliage. Pink flowers in June or July. Can be used as a ground cover.

Zone 4-8
SH Spirea japonica 'Crispa' Crispa Japanese Spirea 3.5' x 4-5' wide Full sun/part shade

Leaves are deeply incised giving the leaves a more finely textured appearance. Pink flowers in June and July.

Zone 4-8
SH Symphoricarpos albus Snowberry 3-6' high x 3-6' wide Full sun/ heavy shade

Native plant. Small, pink flowers in June on short spikes, followed by small clusters of white,berry-like fruit from September- November.

Zone 3-7
SH Syringa meyeri Meyer Lilac 4-8' high x 1.5 times as wide Full sun/ part shade

Fragrant, violet- purple flowers for two weeks in May. Flowers before the leaves emerge.

Zone 3-7
SH Taxus baccata 'Repandens' English Yew 2- 4' high x 12- 15' wide Sun/shade

Evergreen. Tips of the branches are pendulous. One of the hardiest forms of English Yew.

Zone 5-7
SH Taxus cuspidata 'Densa' Dwarf Japanese Yew 4' high x 8' wide Sun/shade

Evergreen. Excellent low shrub front.

Zone 4-7
SH Vaccinium angustifolium Lowbush Blueberry 6"- 2' high x 2' or more wide Full sun/part shade

Summer foliage is dark green turning to bronze and crimson in the fall. Wild blueberry plants will grow in poor, dry soils as long as soil is acid.

Zone 3-7
SH Vaccinium corymbosum Highbush Blueberry 6-12' high x 8-12' wideFull sun/ part shade

Two to three plants will produce many quarts of blueberries. Acid soil is required.

Zone 3-7
SH Viburnum x burkwoodii 'Mohawk' Burkwood Viburnum 7' high x 7.5' wide Sun/part shade

Flower buds are red, opening to white. Flowers are fragrant. Foliage turns orange in autumn.

Zone 5-8
TR Viburnum dentatum Arrowwood Viburnum 8-15' high x 6-15' wide Sun/ part shade

Very useful Viburnum for hedges and shrub borders. White flowers from May to early June.

Zone 3-8
SH Viburnum macrocephalum Chinese Snowball Viburnum 6-10' high Sun/ part shade

Spectacular white flowers are large, 3-8", round globes May- early June. Flowers are sterile and do not form fruit.

Zone 6-9
SH Viburnum opulus 'Compactum' Dwarf European Cranberrybush Viburnum 4-6' high Sun/ part shade

White flowers in May followed by red berry-like drupe in September or October persisting into winter. Great for small areas where space is limited.

Zone 3-8
SH Viburnum plicatum var. tomentosum Doublefile Viburnum 8- 10' high and slightly widerSun/ part shade

White flowers bloom along the horizontal branches in May. Very showy. Red fruit that changes to black in July and August. Fruit is a favorite of birds.

Zone 5-7
SH Viburnum trilobum 'Bailey Compact' Dwarf American Cranberrybush Viburnum 5-6' x 5-6' Sun/ part shade

Native. Compact shrub. White flowers, followed by red berries. Red fall color.

Zone 2-7
SH Viburnum prunifolium Blackhaw Viburnum 12- 15' high x 8- 12' wide Sun/ part shade

Native. White flowers in May. Fruit pink/rose turning blue/black from September through fall.

Zone 3-9
SH Viburnum rhytidophyllum Leatherleaf Viburnum 10- 15' high with equal spread Sun/ shade

Usually evergreen. Large,yellowish white flowers in mid-May. Red fruit follows in September/October, turns to black and persists through December.

Zone 5-7
SH Stephanandra incisa 'Crispa' Cutleaf Stephanandra 1.5' -3' high and spreading Full sun/ light shade

Excellent ground cover. Small, yellow-white flowers May- June. Zone 4-7

Zone 4-7
SHSalix 'Melanostachys' Black Pussy Willow 6-10' high Sun/part shade

In spring, unusual, dark, purple- black catkins with red anthers that eventually show yellow. Stems turn a nice purple-black color in winter.

Zone 5-7
SHSalix 'Melanostachys' Black Pussy Willow 6-10' high Sun/part shade

In spring, unusual, dark, purple- black catkins with red anthers that eventually show yellow. Stems turn a nice purple-black color in winter.

Zone 5-7
SHSpirea x bumalda 'Anthony Waterer' Anthony Waterer Bumald Spirea 3-4' high x 4-5' wide Sun/part shade

New foliage is reddish-purple turning to a bluish green. Deep carmine-pink flowers from June- August.

Zone 3-8
SHPotentilla fruticosa 'Abbotswood'Bush Cinquefoil 3' high x 3' wide Full sun/ part shade

Deer resistant. Large, white flowers for a long period during the summer.

Zone 2-6
SHSpirea japonica 'Little Princess'Little Princess Japanese Spirea 30" high Full sun

Deep pink flowers in June- July.

Zone 4- 8
SHSpirea japonica 'Gold Flame' Gold Flame Japanese Spirea 24- 36" high and mounded Full sun/ part shade

Foliage ranges from yellow to all shades of green. Foliage turns copper-orange in the fall. Flowers start as pink and become a dark pink. Flowers June and July. Zone 3-8

Zone 3-8
SHSpirea japonica 'Gold Mound'Gold Mound Japanese Spirea 2.5 - 3.5' high x 3-4' wideFull sun

Golden leaves throughout the growing season. Pink flowers in May and June.

Zone 4- 8
SHSpirea japonica 'Shirobana'Shirobana Japanese Spirea2-3' high and moundedFull sun

Foliage is a deep green. Mix of deep rose, pink, and white flowers all on the same plant. Flowers June and July.

Zone 4- 8
SHSpirea japonica 'Alpina'Alpina Japanese Spirea15- 30" high x up to 6' wideFull sun/ part shade

Blue-green foliage. Pink flowers in June or July. Can be used as a ground cover. Zone 4-8

Zone 4- 8
SHSpirea japonica 'Crispa' Crispa Japanese Spirea 3.5' x 4-5' wide Full sun/part shade

Leaves are deeply incised giving the leaves a more finely textured appearance. Pink flowers in June and July.

Zone 4- 8
SHSymphoricarpos albusSnowberry 3-6' high x 3-6' wide Full sun/ heavy shade

Native plant. Small, pink flowers in June on short spikes, followed by small clusters of white,berry-like fruit from September- November.

Zone 3-7
SHSyringa meyeri Meyer Lilac 4-8' high x 1.5 times as wide Full sun/ part shade

Fragrant, violet- purple flowers for two weeks in May. Flowers before the leaves emerge.

Zone 3-7
SHTaxus baccata 'Repandens'English View2- 4' high x 12- 15' wideSun/ shade

Evergreen. Tips of the branches are pendulous. One of the hardiest forms of English Yew.

Zone 5-7
SHTaxus cuspidata 'Densa' Dwarf Japanese Yew4' high x 8' wideSun/ shade

Evergreen. Excellent low shrub front.

Zone 4-7
SHVaccinium angustifolium Lowbush Blueberry6"- 2' high x 2' or more wide Full sun/ part shade

Summer foliage is dark green turning to bronze and crimson in the fall. Wild blueberry plants will grow in poor, dry soils as long as soil is acid.

Zone 3-7
SHVaccinium corymbosumHighbush Bluebuerry6-12' high x 8-12' wide Full sun/ part shade

Two to three plants will produce many quarts of blueberries. Acid soil is required.

Zone 3-7
SHViburnum x burkwoodii 'Mohawk'Burkwood Viburnum7' high x 7.5' wideSun/part shade

Flower buds are red, opening to white. Flowers are fragrant. Foliage turns orange in autumn.

Zone 5-8
TRViburnum dentatum Arrowwood Viburnum 8-15' high x 6-15' wideSun/part shade

Very useful Viburnum for hedges and shrub borders. White flowers from May to early June.

Zone 3-8
SHViburnum macrocephalum Chinese Snowball Viburnum 6-10' highSun/part shade

Spectacular white flowers are large, 3-8", round globes May- early June. Flowers are sterile and do not form fruit.

Zone 6-9
SHViburnum opulus 'Compactum'Dwarf European Cranberrybush Viburnum 4-6' highSun/part shade

White flowers in May followed by red berry-like drupe in September or October persisting into winter. Great for small areas where space is limited.

Zone 3-8
SHViburnum plicatum var. tomentosumDoublefile Viburnum8- 10' high and slightly wider Sun/part shade

White flowers bloom along the horizontal branches in May. Very showy. Red fruit that changes to black in July and August. Fruit is a favorite of birds.

Zone 5-7
SHViburnum trilobum 'Bailey Compact' Dwarf American Cranberrybush Viburnum 5-6' x 5-6'Sun/part shade

Native. Compact shrub. White flowers, followed by red berries. Red fall color.

Zone 2-7
SHViburnum prunifolium Blackhaw Viburnum12- 15' high x 8- 12' wide Sun/part shade

Native. White flowers in May. Fruit pink/rose turning blue/black from September through fall.

Zone 3-9
SHViburnum rhytidophyllum Leatherleaf Viburnum 10- 15' high with equal spread Sun/ shade

Usually evergreen. Large,yellowish white flowers in mid-May. Red fruit follows in September/October, turns to black and persists through December.

Zone 5-7
SHViburnum sieboldii Siebold Viburnum 15-20' high x 10-15' wide Sun/part shade

Large, cream tinged, white flowers in late May. Profuse bloomer. Rosy red fruit, changes to black mid- August through early October. Fruit much appreciated by birds. Zone 4-7

Zone 4-7
SHWeigela florida "Variegated Nana'Dwarf Variegated Weigela3' high Full sun

Smallest of the variegated forms. Green leaves are edged in creamy white. Deep rose flowers May- June.

Zone 5-8
SHWeigela florida 'Pink Delight' Pink Delight Weigela5-6' high x 5-6' wide Sun

Compact habit. Deep pink flowers that hold their color. Blooms May- June.

Zone 5-8
SHWeigela florida 'Red Prince'Red Prince Weigela5-6' highSun

Red flowers that hold their color. Blooms May- June. Repeat flowering late in summer.

Zone 4- 8
SHWeigela Florida 'Variegata'Variegated Weigela4-6   
SHWiegela Florida 'Variegata'     
SHWeigela Florida 'Variegata'Variegated Weigela4-6' HighSun

leaves edged in creamy white. flowers are deep rose blooming in may- june. repeating flowers late in summer

Zone 5-8
SHWiegela Florida 'Wine and Roses'Wine and Roses wieglea 4-5' high x similar spreadsun

leaves are burgundy purple. flowers are bright rose pink in may-june.

zone 5-8
SHWeigela Florida 'Minuet'Minuet Weigela30" HighSun

Very dwarf form, leaves are dark green with purple tinge. deep red flowers.

zone 5-8
SHXanthorhiza simplicissmaYellowroot2-3' high, spreads freelyfull sun/part shade

native, bright green summer foliage. golden yellow and orange in fall

zone 3-9
SHYucca FilamentosaAdam's Needle Yucca3' Highsun

evergreen, rosette of stiffly erect sword, blue green leaves

zone 4-9
SHYucca Filamentosa 'Golden Sword'Golden Swoard Adam's Needle3' highsun

evergreen. foliage is yellow, with green margin, creamy white flowers

zone 4-9
SHSambucuas ZCanadensis 'Acutiloba'American Elder6-8' Highsun/part shade

native, multi stemmed shrub, dark green foliage in summer, white flowers in june

zone 4-9
SHZenobia PulverulentaDusty Zenobia2-3' highfull sun/ part shade

native, small narrow shaped bell flowers may-june. good plant for wet soils.

zone 5-9
TRAcer Rubrun 'Armstrong'Red Maple50-70'high x 15' widesun/part shade

tree is upright rather than spreading. bark is silver grey

zone 3-9
TFPlatanus x Acerifolia 'Bloodgood'London Plane Tree50' high x 40' spreadsun/ part shade

tolerates soil compaction, heat and drought. foliage is dark green in summer

zone 5-8
TRQuercus Palustris 'Green Pillar'Pin Oak60-70' high x 40' spreadfull sun

native oak. columnar form, leaves are dark green turning red in the fall.

zone 4-8
TRAescules x Carnea 'Briotti'Red Horsechestnut30-40' high, rounded shapefull sun/ part shade

dark green keaves, deep red flowers in upright. 10" long panicles in spring.

zone 4-7
TRQuercus Rubra Red Oak60-75' high with similar spreadfull sun

fast growing, excellent street tree

zone 3-7
TRAcer Truncatum 'Keithsform'Norweigan Sunset Maple35' high x 25' widesun/shade

dark green, glossy foligage turns orange-red in fall. good street tree

zone 4-7
TRGinkgo BilobaGinkgo50-80' high x similar spread full sun

good street tree or difficult landscape situation. bright green leaves

zone 4-8
TRPyrus Calleryana 'Cleavland Select'Callery Pear35' high x 16' wide in 15 years full sun

upright, pyramidal form prolific flowers in late april early may.

zone 5-8
TRQuercus AcutissimaSawtooth Oak40-60' high by near smiliar spread sun

leaves golden yellow in spring, dark green in summer. golden brown in fall

zone 6-9
TRUlmus Parviflora 'Athena'Chinese Elm40' high x 55' widesun/shade

exfiolating dark bark about 2" from the ground exposes light gray. gray- green to orange

zone 5-9
TRFraxinus Pennsylvanica 'Patmore' Green Ash50-60' high x 35' widefull sun

native. upright branching. great adaptbility, making it a good street tree.

zone 3-9
TRQuercus Palustris Pin Oak60-70' high x 25-40 spreadfull sun

native will tolerate wet soil. popular oak for landscaping and using as street tree

zone 4-8
TRCarpinus Caroliniana American Hornbeam20-30' high x similar spreadsun/shade

native dark green leaves turning red yellow or orange for fall. best for nature.

zone 3-9
TRGleditsia Triacanthos var. Intermus 'Skyline'Thornless Honeylocust45' high x 35' widefull sun

pyramidal form. dark green leaves changing to bright golden yellow in fall.

zone 4-9
TRZelkova Serrata Japenese Zelkova50-60' high with an equal spreadsun

bark is smooth gray. eventually becoming patterned. leaves are dark green

zone 5-8
TRAcer Platanoides 'Crimson King'Redleaf Norway Maple40-50' high with x similar spreadfull sun

foliage is dark red and becomes dark green.

zone 3-7
TRAcer RubrumRed Maple40-60' high with equal spreadfull sun

leaves medium to dark green above with grayish cast below.

zone 3-9
TRTilia Cortdata 'Greenshpire'Littleleaf Linden60-70' high with 1/2 to 2/3 that in spreadfull sun

leaves are shiny green in summer. turning yellow in the fall,

zone 3-7
TRDavidia InvolucrataDove Tree20-40' high x equal spread sun/ light shade

flowers covered by two large white bracts. bracts give apperance on wing.

zone 6-7
TRPterostyrax HispidaFragrant Epaulette Tree20-30' high x similar spreadfull sun/part shade

fragrant white flowers in 5-10" hanging panicles. flowers appear may-june

zone 4-8
TRSorbus AlnifoliaKorean Mountain Ash40-50' high x 20-30' spreadsun

flowers appear in small, white, flat clusters in may. red/orange berries.

zone 4-7
TRStewartia Koreanakorean Stewartia 20-30' highsun/ light shade

dark green leaves turn red in the fall. multicolored.

zone 5-7
TRStyphnolobium Japonicum (Syn. Sophora Japonicum)Japanese Pagoda Tree, Scholar Tree50-75' high with equal spreadsun

slightly fragrant, creamy white flowers in 6-12" long and wide panicles.

zone 4-7
TRAmelanchier Canadensis 'Robin Hill'Pink Serviceberry25' highsun/ part shade

native, flowers are pink opening into large white flowers

zone 4-7
TRHalesia tetrapteraCarolina Silverbell30-40' hgih x 20-35' spreadsun/part shade

great native tree for shady locations. white bell shaped flowers.

zone 4-8
TRCercis Canadenis Eastern ReBud20-30' high x 25-35 spreadfull sun/ light shade

native , flowers buds are reddish purple opening to rosey pink.

zone 4-9
TRCornus Kousa 'National'Kousa Dogwood20-30' high x 20' spreadsun/ light shade

large creamy white bracts in june. bracts become pinkish as they age.. red fruit.

zone 5-8
TRAesculus PaviaRed Buckeye10-20' high x equal or more spreadfull sun/ part shade

red flowers in 4-8" long panicles in april may

zone 4-8
TRFranklinia AlatamahaFranklin Tree10-30' high x 6-15' widefull sun/ light shade

flowers are fragrant, white. 3-3.5" across singular and lightly cup shaped.

zone 5-8
TRStyrax JaponicusJapenese Snowbell20-30' high x smiliar spreadfull sun/part shade

white lightly fragranted. bell shaped flowers on 1-1.5"from may to june

zone 5-8
TRCornus MasCornelian Cherry Dogwood20-25   
TRCornus MasCornelian Cherry Dogwood20-25   
TRCornus MasCornelian Cherry Dogwood20-25' High x 15-20' Widesun/ part shade

Small yellow flowers opening in march.

zone 4-7
TRPyrus Calleryana 'Whitehouse'Callery Pear35' high x 14' wide full sun

leaves are glossy green in summer changing to reddish purple in the fall.

zone 5-8
TRCornus Florida 'Cherokee Chief'Red-Flowering Dogwood20' high x equal spreadsun/part shade

flowers are ruby red. popular red bracted form.

zone 5
TRMalus 'Emerald Spire'Flowering Crabapple15-25' highfull sun

white tinged pink flowers in may. followed with green apples with golden blussoms.

zone 4-7
TRPrunus Sub. AutmnalisAutumn Cherry20-40' high x 15-30' widesun/part shade

profilic, semi double pink 3/4" flowers in spring before emerge.

zone 5-8
TRBetula PapyriferaPaper Birch50-70' high x 20-25' wide full sun

whire feeling paper-like bark as the tree maturees. dark foliage in summer.

zone 2-6
TRBetula Pendula 'Youngii'European White Birch 10-15' high and widwfull sun

strong weeping tendency. bark is white when immature.

zone 2-6
TRBetula Platyphylla var. JaponicaJapanese White Birch40-50' high x 20- 30' widefull sun

attractive, pyramidal tree. produces white bark at an early age

zone 4-7
SHAbies Balsamea 'Nana'Dwarf Balsam Fir1-2' high globe shapedsun/part shade

native conifer. short needles. dark green on top surface , silvery on bottom surface.

zone 3-5
TRAbies Balsamea Balsam Fir45-75' high x 20-25' widefull sun/ part shade

native, pyramidal conifer. good specimen tree.

zone 3-5
TRAbies FraseriFraser Fir30-40' high x 20-25' widesun/ part shade

native conifer . pyramidal with stiff horizontal branches.

zone 4-7
TRAbies KoreanaKorean Fir15-3-' high x 7-14' widesun/part shade

smaller more comptact tree. attactive cones are 2-3" long and are violet purple.

zone 5-6
SHChamaecyparis Pisifera 'Filifera'Sawara False Cypress15-20'' highsun/ part shade

pyramidal form with long, thin, drooping branches, needs are green

zone 4-8
TRChamaecyparis Nootkatensis 'Pendula'Weeping False Cypress30-45' highsun/ part shade

graceful, native conifer with drooping branches. attatrative lush green foliage.

zone 4-7
SHCryptomeria Japonica 'Sekkan Sugi' Japanese Cedar20' highfull sun/ part shade

conifer with pyramidal, conical habit. strong grower producing yellow green foliage.

zone 6-8
TRAcer Truncatum 'Pacific Sunset'Shantung Maple30' high x 25' widefull sun

nice rounded crown. good orange-red fall foliage color.

zone 4-8
TRCladrastis Kentukea American Yellowwood 30-50' high x 40-55' widefull sun

native. excellent specimen tree. fragrant white flowers in weeping panicles.

zone 4-8
TRCorylus Colurna Turkish Filbert40-50' high x 15-35' widefull sun

pyramidal when young, becoming rounded at maturity.

zone 4-7
TRCrataegus Crusgalli var. inermis 'Ohio Pioneer'Cockspur Hawthorn20-30' high x 20 -35' spreadfull sun

tree can be used in mass plantings or as a screen. tolerates hot and dry conditions.

zone 3-7
TRGymnocladus DioicusKentucky Coffeetree60-70' high x 40-50' widefull sun

native. tolerates hot dry conditions and a wide range of soils.

zone 4-8
TRQuercus MuehlengeriiChinkapin Oak40-50' high x similar spreadfull sun

native dark green leaves change to yellow or orange- yellow in the fall

zone 4-7
TRQuercus ShumardiiShumard Oak40-60' high by equal spreadfull sun

native. tolerates very dry conditions. dark green leaves change to yellow-brown in fall.

zone 5-9
TRTaxodium Distichum 'Monarch of Illoinois'Baldcypress85' high x 65' widefull sun

native. deciduous conifer. good for wet areas. Typical "cypress knees"

zone 4-9
TRTilia TomentosaSilver Linden 50-70' high x 25-35' wide full sun

dark green leaves on upper surface. silver on lower surface. leaves turn yellow

zone 4-7
TRUlmus Parvifolia 'Ohio'Lacebark Elm40-50' high with equal spread full sun

attractive mottled bark, exfoliating in irregular patches. green leaves turn yellow.

zone 5-9
SHJuniperus Chinensis 'Pfitzeriana Aurea'Gold Star Pfitzer Juniper5-10' highfull sun

conifer with gold-yellow immature tips in summer. young shoots turn yellow-gold.

zone 4-9
SHJuniperous Horizontalis 'Wiltonii'Blue Rug Juniper4-6" high x 6-8' widefull sun

flat gorwing conifer, much like a carpet silver- blue foliage that has slight pink.

zone 4-9
SHMicrobiota DecussataSiberian Cypress12-28" high and very spreading habitfull sun

great conifer groundcover with deeer resistance. bright green soft textutred foilage.

zone 3-6
SHPicea Glauca 'Conica'Dawrf Alberta Spruce10-12' high after 25 yearssun/ light shade

native dwarf conifer with broad, pyramidal shape. foliage is light green

zone 2-5
TRPicea Glauca 'Pendula'Weeping white Spruce40-50' highsun

coniferwith upright growth habit. drooping branches with attractive blue-grren leaves.

zone 2-9
TRSyringa Reticulata 'Ivory Silk'Ivory Silk Japanese Tree Lilac20-25' high x 10-20' widesun

large creamy white flowers hune-july . smooth shiny bark.

zone 3-7
SHSyringa Chinensis 'Lilac Sunday'Lilac Sunday Chinese Lilac12' high x 12' widefull sun

light purple flowers in single 6" long clusters.

zone 3-7
SHSyringa WolfiiManchurian Lilac10' highsun

pale, lilac-pink flowers in 12" long panicles. flowers later than the common lilac.

zone 4 -7
SHSyringa 'Tinkerbell'Tinkerbell Lilac5-6' highsun

single, red buds open to hot pink flowers on this lilac.

zone 3-7
SHSyringa Microphylla 'Superba'Superba LittleLeaf Lilac6' high x 9-12' widesun

small, medium green leaves on top, with gray-green pubescent beneath.

zone 4-7
SHSyringa Patula 'Miss Kim'Miss Kim Manchurian Lilac6-7' highsun

compact lilac. single magenta buds open to icy blue florets in 3" long panicles.

zone 4-7
SHSyringa Meyeri 'Palibin'Palibin Meyer Lilac4-5' high x 5-7' widesun

violet flowers before leaves are fully open. very profuse bloomer

zone 3-7
SHSyringa Julianae 'Hers Variety'Hers Variety Lilac5-6' high x 8' widesun

single small lavendar flowers. branches are arching and weeping.

zone 4-7
TRSyringa x Chinensis 'Alba'White Chinese Lilac12' highsun

vigorous grower single white flowers

zone 4-7
SHSyringa Prestoniae 'Miss Canada'Miss Canada Preston Lilac6-8' highsun

single hot pink flowers fade to soft pink . late blooming

zone 4-7
SHSyringa Prestoniae 'Donald Wyman'Donald Wyman Preston Lilac6-8' highsun

deep purple flowers. darkest purple of the late blooiming lilacs

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SHSyringa x Jostiflexa 'James Macfarlane'James Macfarlane Lilac8' highsun

Upright pyramidal lilac. single pink flowers. late bloomer

zone 4-7
SHSyringa x hyacinthiflora 'Sweetheart'Hybrid Lilac8-10' highsun

early flowering lilac. very hard. single, pink and white flowers

zone 3-7
SHSyringa x hyacinthflora 'Pacahontas'Pocahontas Hybrid Lilac10-12' highsun

very hardy and early flowering. purple/violet flowers

zone 3-7
SHSyringa x hyacinthiflora 'Maiden's Blush'Maiden's Bush Hybrid Lilac6-8' highsun

very hardy, early flowering. bright pink flowers fade to soft pink.

zone 3-7
SHSyringa x hyacinthiflora 'Excel'Excel Hybrid Lilac8-10' highsun

very hardy, early flowering . large spikes of lilac/ purple flowers.

zone 3-7
SHSyringa x hyacnithiflora 'Asessiappi'Asessiappi Hybrid Lilac10' highsun

very hardy and early flowering. prolific bloomer with single lavender flowers.

zone 3-7
SHSyringa x hyacninthiflora 'Royal Purple'Royal Purple Hybrid Lilac8-10' high sun

Vase shaped lilac. double purple flowers. early bloomer.

zone 3-7
SHSyringa x hyacninthiflora 'Mount Baker'Mount Baker Hyrbid Lilac10-12' highsun

very hardy and early flowering. very fragrant , single , white flowers

zone 3-7
SHSyringa x hyacninthiflora 'Blanche Sweet'Blanche Sweet Hybrid Lilac8' highsun

very hardy and early flowering. flowers are white and blue with tinge of pink.

zone 3-7
SHSyringa x hyacninthiflora Annabel Hyrbid Lilac 6-9'sun

very hardy and early flowering. ultra fragrant flowers are a mix of dark and light.

zone 3-7
SHSyringa Vulgaris 'Znamja Lenina'Znamja Lenina Common Lilac6-8' Highsun

single, dark magenta purple flowers.

zone 3-7
SHSyringa Vulgaris 'Yankee Doodle'Yankee Doodle Common Lilac6-7' highsun

semi- dwarf lilac. flowers are dark purple

zone 3-7
SHSyringa Vulgaris 'Wedgewood Blue'Wedgewood Blue Common Lilac 6-7' Highsun

semi-dwarf lilac. single pink buds open blue.

zone 3-7
SHSyringa Vulgaris 'Silver King'Silver King Common Lilac10-12' highsun

extremly fragrant. extra large flower clusters of white/silvery flowers

zone 3-7
SHSyringa Vulgaris "Ruhm Von Hortenstein'Ruhm Von Hortenstein Common Lilac8-10' highsun

early bloomer. single magenta flowers.

zone 3-7
TRSyringa Vulgaris 'Wonderblue'Wonderblue Common Lilac4-6' highsun

compact lilac, single blue flowers.

zone 3-7
SHSyringa Vulgaris 'Sarah Sands'Sarah Sands Common Lilac8-10' highsun

single deep red/purple flowers rimmed in lighter color.

zone 3-7
SHSyringa Vulgaris 'Sensation'Sensation Commmon Lilac12-15' highsun

robust,tall lilac. double purple flowers with white margins.

zone 3-7
TRSyringa Vulgaris 'Rochester     
TRSyringa Vulgaris 'Rochester'Rochester Common Lilac6-8' high x 6-8' wide sun

flat topped lilac. white flowers in a candelabra form.

zone 3-7
SHSyringa Vulgaris 'Primrose'Primrose Common Lilac8' highsun

light green foliage . single yellow flowers.

zone 3-7
SHSyringa Vulgaris 'President Lincoln'President Lincoln Common Lilac12' highsun

this lilac makes a great hedge . single blue flowers.

zone 3-7
SHSyringa Vulgaris 'Paul Thirion'Paul Thirion common Lilac10' highsun

robust lilac. double, magenta - purple flowers with a silvery eye center

zone 3-7
SHSyringa Vulgaris 'Nadezhda'Nadezhda Common Lilac8-10' highsun

strong grower. double, purple buds open to a light blue.

zone 3-7
SHSyringa Vulgaris 'Mme.Lemoine'Mme Lemoine Common Lilac10-12' highsun

very fragrant, double white flowers. dependable flowering

zone 3-7
SHSyringa Vulgaris 'President Grevy'President Grevy Common Lilac10' highsun

double, starry-blue flowers. dependable flowering.

zone 3-7
SHSyringa Vulgaris 'Monge'Monge Common Lilac10' high sun

single dark purple flowers

zone 3-7
SHSyringa Vulgaris 'Miss Ellen Willmott'Miss Ellen Willmott Common Lilac10-12' highsun

rounded shape. double white flowers. dependable bloomer.

zone 3-7
SHSyringa Vulgaris 'Ludwig Spaeth'Ludwig Spaeth Common Lilac10-12' highsun

long very dark purple flower heads.

zone 3-7
SHSyringa Vulgaris 'Monique Lemione'Monique Lemoine Common Lilac10-12' highsun

double white flowers. very dependable bloomer.

zone 3-7
SHSyringa Vulgaris 'Katherine Havemeyer'Katherine Havemeyer Common Lilac4-8' high x 4-8' widesun

double dark pink flowers

zone 3-7
SHSyringa Vulgaris 'Krasavista Moskvy'Krasavista Moskvy Common Lilac10-12' highsun

rose buds open to double pink white flower. flowers are very fragrant

zone 3-7
SHSyringa Vulgaris 'Katherine Havemeyer'Katherine Havemeyer Common Lilac4-8' high x 4-8' wide sun

double dark pink flowers

zone 3-7
SHSyringa Vulgaris 'Edith Cavell'Edith Cavell Common Lilac10-12' highsun

double white flowers

zone 3-7
SHSyringa Vulgaris 'Congo'Congo Common Lilac4-8' high x 4-6' wide sun

magenta flowers

zone 3-7
SHSyringa Vulgaris 'Dwight Eisenhower'Dwight Eisenhower Common Lilac8' high sun

huge multi petal , powder blue flowers.

zone 3-7
SHSyringa Vulgaris 'Charles Joly'Charles Joly Common Lilac4-8' high x 4-6' widesun

magenta flowers

zone 3-7
SHSyringa Vulgaris 'Adelaide Dunbar'Adelaide Dunbar Common Lilac10' highsun

double purple flowers with a white center.

zone 3-7
SHSyringa Vulgaris 'Angel White'Angel White Common Lilac 10' high sun

single, flowers with recurved petals.

zone 3-7
SHSyringa Vulgaris 'Albert F. Holden'Albert F. Holden Common Lilac7' highsun

single purple flowers with silver underside.

zone 3-7
SHSyringa Vulgaris 'Atheline Wilbur'Atheline Wilbur Common Lilac10' highsun

semi-double flowers, unique color combinations of rose, orchid and lavendar.

zone 3-7
TRMagnolia Hybrid 'Elizabeth'Elizabeth Magnolia30-50' high x 20-35' widesun

pyramidal habit, fragrant, primrose yellow flowers open early- mid may.

zone 4-8
TRMagnolia Hyrbid 'Marilyn'Marilyn Magnolia 12' high x 12' wide full sun

small magnolia with purple flowers

zone 5-7
TRMagnolia Hyrbid 'Yellowbird'Yellowbird Magnolia50-80' highfull sun

pyramidal habit. yellow flowers with light green tinge at the base. flowers later

 
TRMagnolia Hybid 'Yellow Lantern'Yellow Lantern Magnolia25' highfull sun

urn shapred tree. lemon - yellow, cup shaped flowers. not a true yellow.

zone 5-9
SHMagnolia SieboldiiOyama Magnolia10-15' high x 8-10' widefull sun/part shade

fragrant flowers bloom may-june. flowers are white with red stamens.

zone 6-8
TRMagnolia Macrophylla Bigleaf Magnolia40' high x 40' widesun/ part shade

leaves are very large, 12-32" long and 12" wide. fragrant creammy white flowers.

zone 5-8
TRQuercus AlbaWhite Oak 50-80' high x similar spread sun

handsome native tree, a tru classic. oval-round shape at maturity.

zone 3-8
TRLlex OpacaAmerican Holly40-50' high x 18 - 40' wide sun/ part shade

native,evergreen holly. red berries mature in october and persist through.

zone 5-9
TRAcer SaccharumSugar Maple60-75'sun/part shade

native tree, new york state tree. sap used in the production of maple syrup

zone 4-8
TRThuja Occidentalis American Arborvitae40-60' high x 10-15' widesun/part shade

native conifer. good for hedges or green wall. subject to deer browsing.

zone 2-7
TRQuercus CoccineaScarlet Oak70-75' high x 40-50'widesun/part shade

dark green leaves in summer change to brilliant red and scarlet in winter.

zone 4-8
TRPlatanus Occidentalis American Sycamore 75-100' high with similar spread sun/part shade

one of the tallest native eastern north american decidous trees.

zone 4-9
TRLiridendron TulipiferaTulip Poplar 70-90' high x 35-5-' widesun/part shade

large native tree. Leaves are glossy bright green turning gloden yellow in the fall.

zone 4-9
TRBetula NigraRiver Birch 40-70' high x 40-60' wide sun/part shade

native. heat tolerant. can withstand moist conditions periodically,alough.

zone 4 -9
TRAcer Negundo Boxelder30-50' high with similar spread full sun

native. often found along rivers and streams. yellow-green flowers march to april.

zone 3-9
TRJulans NigraBlack Walnut50-75' high with similar spread sun

Native tree. Black walnut wood is highly valued for cabinets and furiture.

zone 4-9
TRQuercus Lyrata Overcup Oak40-60' high with similar spreadsun/ part shade

native tree. leaves are a dark green, changing to a yellowish brown in the fall.

zone 5-9
TRLiquidumbar StyracifluaAmerican Sweetgum60-75' high x nearly equal spreadsun/part shade

native tree. needs a large area. fruit drop is large and spread over several months.

zone 5-9
TRFagus Grandiflora American Beech 50-70' with similar spread sun/part shade

attractive native tree. requires a large area to grow.

zone 4-9
TRCeltis OccidentalisCommon Hackberry40-60' high with nearly equal spreadsun/part shade

native tree. requires a large area. grows well in adverse conditions like wind.

zone 3-9
TRDiospyros VirginianaCommon Persimmon35-60' high x 20-35' wide full sun

native tree. grows well in city situations with low fertility soils and dry conditions.

zone 4-9
TRQuercus NigraWater Oak50-80' highsun/part shade

native tree that has been used as a shade and street tree.

zone 6-9
TRMaclura PomiferaOsage     
TRMaclura PomiferaOsage Orange20-40' high x equal spreadsun/part shade

very durable native tree.produces large 4-6" yellow green fruit.

zone 4-9
TRPaulownia TomentosaEmpress Tree30-40' high with equal spreadfull sun/ part shade

Flowers are pale violet, 2" long and open in May. Tree can be messy for residents.

Zone 6-9
PEMiscanthus Sinensis 'Gracillimus'Maiden Grass 4-5' high x 4' width Full Sun

Ornamental grass with narrow green leaves. Vertical bands of white.

zone 6-9
PEStachys Byzantina 'Silver Carpet'Lamb's Ear12" high Full Sun

Deer Resistant ground cover. Gray/white , soft, woolly textured folliage.

Zone 4-7
PEStachys Byzantina 'Silver Carpet'Lamb's Ear12" high Full Sun

Deer Resistant ground cover. Gray/white , soft, woolly textured folliage.

Zone 4-7
PEPanicum Virgatum 'Heavy Metal'Switch Grass3-4' highFull Sun

Ornamental Grass with blue-green leaves. foliage turns a nice yellow in the fall.

Zone 2-9
PEPennisetum AlopercuroidesFountain Grass3' high x 24" wideFull Sun

Ornamental Grass. Leaves are 1/2" wide and green during the summer.

Zone 5-9
PEPenstemon Digitalis 'Husker Red'Smooth White Penstemon2-3' high x 18" wideFull Sun

Native perennial. Foliage is deep maroon color. White flowers early to mid spring.

Zone 4-8
PEHemerocallis Hybird 'Stella d'Oro'Daylily11"Sun/Part Shade

Prize winning dwarf daylily. gold flowers, ever blooming.

Zone 3-9
PELilium Orientale 'Mona Lisa'Oriental Lily Hybrids24-36" highSun/Part Shade

Grown from bulbs. Large , fragrant, nodding flowers midsummer, Many Flowers.

Zone 4-9
PEConvallaria Majalis Lily-of-the-Valley8-12"Part Shade

Native perennial. Arching stems produce small, nodding, very fragrant flowers .

Zonee 2-7
PEGalium Odoratum Sweet Woodruff4-9" high x 12" widePart Shade

Groundcover with small,fragrant white flowers in may.

Zone 4-7
PEGalium Odoratum Sweet Woodruff4-9" high x 12" widePart Shade

Groundcover with small,fragrant white flowers in may.

Zone 4-7
PEHosta Plantaginea 'Royal Standard'Plantain Lily24-30" high x 2' wideSun/Part Shade

Yellow-Green Foliage with slight puckered texture. fragrant, white flowers in may.

zone 3-9
PEMonarda Didyma Bee Balm2-4' high x 3' wideSun/ Part Shade

Native perennial. produces flowers in white and shades of pink or red in midsummer.

Zone 3-7
PEPerovskia Atriplicifolia Russian Sage4-5' high x 4' wideSun

Gray-green Foliage with fragrance of sage. Porduces light blue flowers.

Zone 5-9
PEPaeonia Lactiflora Peony 36-48" high x 3' wideSun

Beautiful , large, double , white/pink flowers produced in late May

Zone 4-7
PENepeta Sibirica Siberian Catnip24-36" high x 24" wideSun

Gray-green, 2-4" leaves with catnip fragrance. Produces lavendar flowers.

Zone 3-7
PENepeta Faassenii 'Six hills Giant'Faassen Nepeta 18-24" high x 18" widesun/part shade

small gray-green leaves. small lavender-violet flowers are produced.

Zone 4-7
PEPhlox Paniculata Garden Phlox 3-4' high x 2' wideFull Sun

Flowers are produced in dense pyramid in white and shades of pink , red and lavender.

Zone 4-8
PEPhlox Paniculata Garden Phlox 3-4' high x 2' wideFull Sun

Flowers are produced in dense pyramid in white and shades of pink , red and lavender.

Zone 4-8
PELavandula Angustifolia 'Hidcote'Common Lavender 2-3' high x 3' wideSun

Foliage is gray-green and fragrant. fragrant blue flowers bloom on a tall spike stem.

Zone 6-9
PEEnchinacea Purpurea Purple Coneflower2-3' high x 2' wide Full Sun

Native perennial. Drought tolerant plant. Dark green leaves with coarse hairs.

Zone 3-8
PESedum Spectabile 'Autumn Joy'Stonecrop15-18Sun/Part Shade

Drought tolerant plant. attractive to butterflies and bees. attractive flat topped.

Zone 4-8
PERudbeckia Fulgida var. Sullivantii 'Goldsturm'Black Eyed Susan18-30" high x 24" wideFull Sun

Native plant. flower center is dark brown surrounded by yellow-orange ray flowers.

Zone 3-8
PEAlchemilla MollisLady's MAntle20-24" high x 24" wideSun/Part Shade

Mounding plant that makes a great groundcover along a path or a front.

Zone 4-7
PECopreopsis Verticillata 'Zagreb'Threadleaf Coreopsis18"-High x 3' wideSun

Native plant with good drought tolerance. Small , thread like leaves. Deep yellow.

Zone 5-9
PEAconitun Carmichaelii Azure Monkshood3-6' high x 3' wideSun/Part Shade

dark green , gloosy leaves with 3-5 deep lobes. Dark blue flowers in late summer.

Zone 3-7
PEGaillardia x GrandifloraBlanket Flower2-3' high x 2' wideFull Sun

Native plant with execellent drought tolerance. Gray-green foliage.

Zone 5-9
PEAnemone x Hybrida 'Honorine Jobert'Hybrid Anemone3-4' high x 2' wideSun/Part Shade

Flowers are 2-3" across with yellow centers surrounded by white sepals.

Zone 3-7
PESalvia x Sylvestris 'May Night'Hybrid Sage18" highFull Sun

Drought tolerant plant. Flowers are dark violet-blye. Blooms in june.

Zone 4-7
PELeucanthemum x Superbum 'Becky'Shasta Daisy2-3' high x 2' wide Sun

Large white flowers produced on sturdy stems. Flower for up to eight weeks.

Zone 3-8
PEHeliopsis Helianthoides Heliopsis3-6' high x 4' wideFull Sun

native plant. Bright yellow, 3" flowers in summer. blooms for 10 weeks into fall.

Zone 3-9
PELigularia Stenocephala 'The Rocket'Narrow-Spiked Ligularia 4-5' high x 5' wideSun/Part Shade

Leaves are triangular in shape. Bright yellow flowers are produced.

Zone 5-8
PELiriope SpicataLilyturf10-15" highSun/Shade

Good groundcover. evergreen, strap like , narrow leaves, 1/4" wide. pale lavender.

Zone 5-9
PEAstilbe x Arendsii False Spirea 24-48" high x 2' widePart Shade

Resistant to deer browsing. Bronze-green to deep green. fern like foliage.

Zone 4-8
PEActaea Racemosa Bugbane3-4' high x 2-4' widePart Shade

Native plant. green foliage-each leaf is divided into three segments.

Zone 3-8
PECorydalis LuteaYellow Corydalis6-12" high x 18" widePart Shade

Green, fern-like foliage, yellow tubular flowers from may-september.

Zone 5-7
PEIberis SemperfloernsCandytuft9-12" high x 24" wideFull Sun

Narrow, evergreen leaves. Flowers appear to be white tufts completely covering.

Zone 3-9
PELiatris Spicata Blazing Star2-3' high x 2' wideFull Sun

Native plant. narrow , green leaves. small, purple flowers along 6-15" long spikes.

Zone 3-9
PELamium Galeobdolan 'Variegatum'Yellow Archangel9-15" high x 18" wide Sun/Part Shade

good groundcover. green leaf has silver variegation. yellow Flowers in late spring.

Zone 4-8
PEChelone LyoniiTurtlehead2-3' high x 2' wideFull Sun/Part Shade

native plant. green, thick-textured leaves. pink flowers

Zone 3-8
PEFilipendula RubraQueen-of-the-Praire4-6' high x 4' wideFull Sun

Native plant. does not need staking. large plumes of pink-peach flowers in July,

Zone 3-8
PEGeranium MacrorrhizumBigroot Geranium15-18" high x 15" wideFull Sun/Part Shade

Easy to grow. Medicinal smell to crushed leaves. The 1" light pink flowers bloom.

Zone 4-8
PEGeranium SanguineumBloody Cranesbill6-15" high x 18" wide Full Sun/Part Shade

Good ground cover or front of the border plant. Well adapted to cold and heat.

Zone 3-8
PEAsclepias IncarnataSwamp Milkweed3-4' high x 2' wide Full sun

Native plant. Attractive to butterflies, especially Monarches. flowers are red.

Zone 3-7
PEChasmanthium LatifoliaNorthern Sea Oats3' high x 2' wideFull Sun

Native ornamental grass. beautiful drooping clusters of green spikelets in spring.

Zone 3-8
PEAster Novae Angliae New England Aster4-6' high x 4' wideSun

Native plant

Zone 4-8
       
SHDaphne x Burkwoodii 'Carol Mackie'Burkwood Daphne 3' High x 3-4' WideSun/Light Shade

Cream-edged leaf margins; very fragrant light pink flowers.

Zone 4-6
PE Miscanthus Sinensis 'Gracillimus' Maiden Grass 4-5' high x 4' width Full Sun

Ornamental grass with narrow green leaves. Vertical bands of white.

zone 6-9