Trees

Acer rubrum 'Autumn Blaze'
Common Name: Autumn Blaze Maple
Autumn Blaze is a particularly fast growing maple. May grow up to 3 feet per year! Beautiful autumn color....

Acer rubrum 'October Glory'
Common Name: October Glory Red Maple
It is well-suited as a street tree in northern and mid-south climates in residential and other suburban areas but the bark is thin and easily damaged by mowers. October Glory (cultivar name is 'PNI 0268') can be grown in the southern portion of zone...

Acer rubrum 'Sun Valley'
Common Name: Sun Valley Red Maple
This is a cross between 'Autumn flame' and 'Red Sunset'. Introduced by the USA National Arboretum in 1994. A male tree that turns bright red in the fall....

Betula nigra 'Dura Heat'
Common Name: Dura Heat Riverbirch
A birch with superior leaf color both summer and fall. Bark is also more creamy white than the species. More resistant to borers and leaf miners, and is easily transplanted if necessary....

Callitropsis leylandii 'Leyland Cypress'
Common Name: Leyland Cypress
This variety is similar to 'Haggerston Grey' in color. Rich green with a pale grey cast. A consistent cone bearer. Very nice form for the landscape....

Cornus florida
Common Name: White Flowering Dogwood
Dogwood is a standard tree in many gardens where it is used by the patio for light shade, in the shrub border to add spring and fall color or as a specimen in the lawn or groundcover bed. It can be grown in sun or shade but shaded trees will be less ...

Cornus florida
Common Name: Red Flowering Dogwood
Dogwood is a standard tree in many gardens where it is used by the patio for light shade, in the shrub border to add spring and fall color or as a specimen in the lawn or groundcover bed. It can be grown in sun or shade but shaded trees will be less ...

Cornus florida
Common Name: Pink Flowering Dogwood
Dogwood is a standard tree in many gardens where it is used by the patio for light shade, in the shrub border to add spring and fall color or as a specimen in the lawn or groundcover bed. It can be grown in sun or shade but shaded trees will be less ...

Cornus kousa
Common Name: Kousa Dogwood
Growth is best on moist, loamy, well-drained soil with mulch or leaf litter accumulated over the roots. Kousa Dogwood is not particularly drought- or heat-tolerant, requiring irrigation during drought periods in summer. Sensitive to reflected heat s...

Cryptomeria japonica 'japonica Radicans'
Common Name: Radicans Japanese Cedar
The Japanese Cedar has compact blue-green foliage and peeling red bark....

Cryptomeria japonica 'japonica Yoshino'
Common Name: Yoshino Japanese Cedar
A pyramidal tree with a stout trunk and erect, wide-spreading branches. Handsome form with rich bright blue-green summer foliage that becomes slightly bronze-green in cold wather, grows fast and develops a handsome form without extensive pruning....

Cryptomeria japonica 'Yoshino'
Common Name: Yoshino Cyrptomeria
This plant tolerates drought and will grow in very dry soil. Suitable soil is well-drained/loamy, sandy or clay. The pH preference is an acidic to slightly alkaline (less than 6.8 to 7.7) soil. This is one of the nicest cultivars with medium green fo...

Ficus carica 'Brown Turkey'
Common Name: Brown Turkey Fig
Purple-brown colored, but otherwise common, fruit...

Ilex cornuta 'Fine Line'
Common Name: Fine Line Holly
Upright bushy pyramidal-conical form with lustrous dark greenwith yellow-green, translucent rim 1/4" diameter fruits....

Ilex crenata
Common Name: Steeds Holly
Lustrous dark green flat leaves, might be a good choice for hedging. Usually a dense, multi-branched evergreen that is excellent for textural differences in foundation plantings, hedges, and masses....

Ilex crenata
Common Name: Sky Pencil Holly
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Ilex x 'Festive'
Common Name: Festive Holly
Festive is a dense, medium-sized evergreen shurb. The spiny, stiff foliage is dark green and shiny. 'Festive' can easily be maintained as a tightly-sheared pyramid for a small garden accent. Rich, deep green foliage year round with a tight growth ...

Ilex x 'Nellie R. Stevens'
Common Name: Nellie R. Stevens Holly
A row of these hollies makes one of the best screens available. Its tight growth habit, even in partial shade, makes it nice along the border of a property to block a view or provide protection from the wind. Place it far enough away from the patio...

Ilex x attenuata 'Savannah'
Common Name: Savannah Holly
This holly grows quickly in full sun or partial shade on moist, acid soils. Growth is poor and foliage chlorotic on alkaline soil. Plants in full sun can grow a dense canopy, those in partial shade are more open. This plant is considered mostly alle...

Lagerstroemia indica 'Catawba'
Common Name: Catawba Crepe Myrtle
Catawba has a globose medium habit with dark green foliage and abundant compact inflorescences of dark purple florets. It is mildew resistant and will flower late july through September. Boasts a reddish fall leaf color. Crepe Myrtles tolerate some...

Lagerstroemia indica 'Lipan'
Common Name: Lipan Crepe Myrtle
Large shrub form or small tree. Color is medium lavender. Blooms mid-July to September and is mildew resistant....

Lagerstroemia indica 'Miami'
Common Name: Miami Crepe Myrtle
This plant tolerates some drought and a little salt and will grow in dry soil. Suitable soil is well-drained/loamy, sandy or clay. The pH preference is an acidic to slightly alkaline (less than 6.8 to 7.7) soil. Miami grows best in full sun with rich...

Lagerstroemia indica 'Muskogee'
Common Name: Muskogee Crepe Myrtle
Muskogee grows best in full sun with rich, moist soil but will tolerate less hospitable positions in the landscape just as well, once it becomes established. However, plants left on their own in highway medians appear to be less vigorous unless ampl...

Lagerstroemia indica 'Natchez'
Common Name: Natchez Crepe Myrtle
Grows best in full sun and will tolerate some drought and a little salt. This plant will grow in dry soil. Suitable soil is well-drained/loamy, sandy or clay. The pH preference is an acidic to alkaline (less than 6.8 to more than 7.7) soil. 'Natchez'...

Lagerstroemia indica 'Pink Velour'
Common Name: Pink Velour Crepe Myrtle
Pink Velour has a wonderful dark hot pink flower with dark foliage for a beautiful contrast. One of our favorites. Grows best in full sun with rich, moist soil but will tolerate less hospitable positions in the landscape just as well, once it becom...

Lagerstroemia indica 'Red Rocket'
Common Name: Red Rocket Crepe Myrtle
This variety is one of the Whitcomb selctions Grows best in full sun with rich, moist soil but will tolerate less hospitable positions in the landscape just as well, once it becomes established. However, plants left on their own in highway medians ap...

Lagerstroemia indica 'Sioux'
Common Name: Sioux Crepe Myrtle
Will tolerate some drought and a little salt and will grow in dry soil. Suitable soil is well-drained/loamy, sandy or clay. The pH preference is an acidic to slightly alkaline (less than 6.8 to 7.7) soil. Sioux' grows best in full sun with rich, moi...

Magnolia grandiflora 'Kay Paris'
Common Name: Kay Paris Magnolia
A newer introduction. Underside of leaves are a nice orange/brown. It is the offspring of Little Gem and (it is believed) Bracken Brown Beauty. Is considered to be the best of the grandifloras available. More cold tolerant than most. Flowers for...

Magnolia grandiflora 'Little Gem'
Common Name: Little Gem Magnolia
The original parent tree of this cultivar was 42 feet tall in 1997. This cultivar will probably remain smaller than most and will grow slower than many other magnolia cultivars. This makes it well suited for maintaining as a tall hedge. Southern ...

Pinus palustris
Common Name: Longleaf Pine, Pitch Pine, Southern Pine
Longleaf Pine should be grown in full sun or partial shade on well-drained soil, acidic soil. Once established, trees are very drought-tolerant and require no irrigation for survival. Along with turkey oak and other dry site plants, it grows in hot d...

Pinus taeda
Common Name: Loblolly Pine
Loblolly Pine is a southern pine commonly planted for the lumber industry and often found along water in the southeast. It grows best in full sun on well-drained, moist, acid soil and is highly drought-tolerant once established. Pines are often gro...

Prunus 'subhirtella'
Common Name: Double Weeping Cherry
Seldom cultivated as a species form. A cross between var. pendula and var. autumnalis is what is usually grown as Higan Weeping Cherry....

Prunus 'x Snow Fountains'
Common Name: Snow Fountains Weeping Flowering Cherry
Snow Fountain is a beautiful weeping cherry with compact growth. A slow growing dwarf cherry. Branches will bend to the ground. Very hardy, disease and insect resistant....

Prunus cerasifera 'Krauter Vesuvius'
Common Name: Krauter Vesuvius Plum
This plum has a light pink flower that will appear before the dark purple foliage. Very similar in appearance to the 'Thundercloud' plum....

Prunus serrulata 'Kwanzan'
Common Name: Kwanzan Cherry
Oriental cherry grows 15 to 25 feet tall. Oriental cherry prefers full sun, is intolerant of poor drainage, and is easily transplanted. A regular fertilization program with slow release nitrogen is recommended to keep plants vigorous. Too much ...

Prunus subhirtella 'Autumnalis'
Common Name: Higan Cherry
Autumnalis is a double flowering variety of cherry. Flowers are pink. This tree has a forked trunk like habit and thin twig like branches. Will often bloom sporadically in fall and them more fully in spring....

Prunus x yedonensis 'x yedonenis'
Common Name: Yoshino Flowering Cherry
Short lived tree, but very showy with almost white to light pink flowers. Rounded and spreading growth habit. Blooms usually appear before the leaves, but may occur with the leaves....

Quercus acutissima
Common Name: Sawtooth Oak
A fast growing Oak especially in the south. Has a nice spreading habit. Makes a great specimen or shade tree....

Quercus lyrata
Common Name: Overcup Oak
Overcup Oak is one of the most wet site tolerant of the oaks available for planting in landscapes. This should make it suitable for many urban sites where poor drainage is the norm. Despite its tolerance to standing water, like many wet sites trees,...

Quercus palustris
Common Name: Pin Oak
Pin Oak develops nicely on moist, acid soils and is tolerant of compaction, wet soil and urban conditions. It is very sensitive to soil pH above the high 6's. A native to stream banks and flood plains, Pin Oak grows well in areas where water stands...

Quercus phellos
Common Name: Willow Oak
It grows in low, bottomland, acid wet sites of flood plains yet is drought-tolerant. It thrives in constantly wet to moist soil, although it has been known to adapt to seemingly impossible habitats. Fibrous root system makes transplanting rather eas...

Quercus shumardii
Common Name: Shumard Oak
A native of the bottomlands of the southeastern United States, Shumard Oak grows well in full sun on a wide variety of soils. Although it prefers moist, rich, bottomland soil where it will grow rapidly, it will tolerate somewhat drier locations. Sh...

Salix babylonica 'babylonica'
Common Name: Weeping Willow, Green
This beautiful weeping willow (the best of the green weeping willows) is a hardy deciduous three. It forms a gracefully rounded crown to about 50 feet in height with a spread just as wide. Its bark is dark gray and deeply formed. Branches divide i...

Thuja plicata 'Green Giant'
Common Name: Green Giant Arborvitae
Green foliage with a broad pyramidal habit that prefers full sun with rapid growth and bronze winter foliage. Has lustrous rich medium green summer foliage. A great alternative to Leyland Cypress....

Zelkova serrata 'serrata Green Vase'
Common Name: Green Vase Zelkova
Green Vase somewhat resembles the vase shape of American Elms. Zelkova is massive. It has a moderate growth rate and likes a sunny exposure. Major branches grow very upright. Leaves turn a brilliant burnt umber in the fall....
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