Abelia grandiflora
Common Name: Abelia

Likes full sun to part shade. Blooms from late spring to fall. Nice mounded shape, great for hedges. Can be lightly shaped in the fall with harder pruning done in the spring before new foliage begins. Blooms on new growth.


Aucuba japonica
Common Name: Japanese Aucuba

Densely upright-rounded to rounded shrub consisting of a thicket of erect or arching, limitedly branched shoots: always neat and tidy evergreen shrub. Once established these plants may flower in the spring, eventually producing bright red berries ...

Berberis thunbergii
Common Name: Barberry

Barberry grows best in partial shade or partial sun to full sun and is a semi-evergreen. Attractive orange, red and yellow fall colors. Japanese Barberry is thorny, so it's useful for barrier plantings. Barberry tolerates most light exposures and ...

Buddleia davidii
Common Name: Butterfly Bush

Butterfly Bush are a wonderful addition to your summer garden. A very vigorous grower. A dense canopy of foliage and a generous flower display combine to make Butterflybush a popular item in many southern landscapes. The plant is probably most pop...

Buddleia Davidii 'Buzz Butterfly Bush'
Common Name: Buzz Butterfly Bush

The Buzz series of butterfly bush is more compact than the standard varieties. A very vigorous grower. A dense canopy of foliage and a generous flower display combine to make Butterflybush a popular item in many southern landscapes. Sweet smeeling...

Buddleia Davidii Chrysalis Butterfly Bush
Common Name: Chrysalis Butterfly Bush

Prolific blooms smell great and will attract tons of butterflies to your gardens. This compact variety is a great space saver that makes a big statement.


Buddleia x Weyeriana
Common Name: Honeycomb Butterfly Bush

This unique butterfly bush has striking yellow flowers in globe-shaped clusters. The branches are long and upright but arch gracefully.


Buxus microphylla var. koreana 'Winter Green'
Common Name: Wintergreen Boxwood
Best location partial shade or partial sun to full sun and is an evergreen. This plant tolerates some drought 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 tha...

Camellia japonica
Common Name: Camellia

Camellia oleifera
Common Name: Camellia

Compact upright habit. Dr. William Ackerman of the U.S.D.A. hybridized camellias utilizing C. oleifera as a parent. He selected varieties which were superior from over 2,500 hybrids. They all bloom in the fall (September through December) , and re...

Camellia sasanqua
Common Name: Camellia

This tidy evergreen shrub is smaller than Japonicas and blooms in the fall. They are slightly more sun tolerant but also slightly less cold tolerant. They should be protected from cold winds that can nip the buds.


Cephalotaxus harringtonia
Common Name: Japanese Plum Yew

This is an easy to grow evergreen that is popular to grow in the lanscape due to its compact size and attractive foliage.


Chaenomeles speciosa
Common Name: Quince

This thorny shrub flowers beautiful peach or red clusters of flowers down its branches from March to April. Also produces fruit that is inedible unless it is used in preserves. This is a tough and easy to grow shrub that is related to roses. Can g...

Chamaecyparis pisifera
Common Name: Gold Cypress
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. Gold Mop Cypress should be grown in ...

Cryptomeria japonica Globosa Nana 'Globosa Nana'
Common Name: Globosa Nana Japenese Cedar
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. Provide an acid soil and protection from winter winds. ...

Ficus carica
Common Name: Fig
Grown for centuries for the fruit which is absolutely delicious. The large foliage makes a great textural statement in the landscape. Plant in a shrub border for a wonderful coarse texture. Supply plants with plenty of irrigation in dry weather for b...

Forsythia x intermedia 'Lynwood Gold'
Common Name: Lynwood Gold Forsythia
Forsythia is one of the most common spring flowering shrubs, with its yellow flowers occurring before the leaves appear. Plant in a sunny growing area with a well-drained soil. This rapid grower transplants well and is 8 to 10 feet tall and spreads ...

Gardenia jasminoides
Common Name: Gardenia

This glossy, dark green, evergreen shrub is well-known for its profusion of waxy, extremely fragrant, pure white blossoms in late spring or early summer. The foliage also is extremely attractive at all times of the year. Working well as a specimen...

Hydrangea macrophylla 'macrophylla Hydrangea'
Common Name: Lady in Red Hydrangea

Lady in Red has lacecap flowers that open a pinkish white and turn a lush burgundy rose as they mature. The foliage is deep dark green but turns rich reddish-purple in the fall. Foliage has distinctive red stems and veins throughout the growing se...

Ilex cornuta
Common Name: Chinese Holly

Grows best in rich, well-drained, slightly acid soil,and does well in full sun or part shade. The plant is very drought tolerant, requiring little, if any, irrigation once established in the landscape. Fertilization once or twice is all that is ne...

Ilex crenata
Common Name: Japanese Holly
Japanese Hollies are best used in mass groups as low shrubs, low hedges, or tall groundcovers. The compact habit of growth, slow growth rate, and small leaves make these ideal plants for use as clipped, formal hedges. Adjacent plants will often grow ...

Ilex glabra 'Shamrock'
Common Name: Shamrock Inkberry Holly

Slow growing, upright and mounded habit evergreen shrub that is found naturally in the coastal plains from sandy woods to bogs. They are good for borders and hedges and require minimal pruning. White inconspicous flowers bloom from April to June a...

Ilex vomitoria 'Schilling's Dwarf'
Common Name: Schillings Dwarf Yaupon
A tough native of the southern United States, Yaupon Holly grows quickly in a variety of locations, from full sun or shade to seaside or swamps, in sand or clay. Crowns will be thin in the shade. It will grow in soil with a pH in the 7's and is ver...

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. This is a heavy fruiter. Killing point...

Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet'
Common Name: Henry's Garnet Sweetspire
This native is a very nice shrub to add to your moist, wet garden areas. It's summer foliage is very attractive and its fall color is beautiful lasting longer than most other plants fall coloration. It often lasts through the winter in the warmest r...

Juniperus chinensis 'Blue Point'
Common Name: Blue Point Juniper
Pyramidal form with a teardrop outline. Extremely dense branching. Blue green needle and scale-like foliage. Has been know to exceed the estimated 7-8' Mature Spec....

Juniperus procumbens 'Nana'
Common Name: Dwarf Jap Garden Juniper
This low, wide-spreading ground cover has very fine-textured foliage that hugs the ground. The tallest part of the plant (about 12 inches tall) is usually the center where it was planted. The rest of the plant spreads at 4 to 6 inches above the groun...

Ligustrum japonicum 'Coriaceum'
Common Name: Dwarf Curly Leaf Japanese Privet - contorted leaf
Distinctly upright in habit and very stiff. Leaves are crowded and seem contorted. Lustrous dark green leaves that are thick and leathery. Curly leaf Privet grows in full sun or partial shade and is tolerant of a wide range of soil types, including c...

Ligustrum japonicum 'Davidson Hardy'
Common Name: Davidson Hardy Japanese Privet
Showing quick growth while young but slowing with age, Tree Ligustrum will grow in full sun or partial shade on various soil types, and is moderately salt-tolerant. The tree seems to thrive on neglect and is used along highways (and not irrigated) as...

Ligustrum japonicum 'Recurvifolium'
Common Name: Curlyleaf Japanese Privet - wavy leaf
A simple evergreen, lustrous dark green, almost black-green leathery leaves. Dense evergreen shrub, can be grown as a small tree. Has perfect, creamy-white, fragrant flowers....

Ligustrum sinense 'Swift Creek'
Common Name: Swift Creek Variegated Chinese Privet
Swift Creek is a chinese type ligustrum. Darker cream color in the varigation....

Loropetalum chinense
Common Name: Loropetalum

Beautiful burgundy to dark purple shrub that flowers pink flowers in late winter to spring. Looks beautiful as a flowering evergreen hedge.


Michelia figo
Common Name: Banana Shrub
Wonderful in flower. Flowers are extremely fragrant but are susceptible to cold damage in hardiness zone 8. Banana Shrub is a dense, upright, evergreen shrub. It has lustrous, dark green foliage with brown hairs on the underside. Brown hairs cove...

Nandina domestica
Common Name: Nandina
Nandina in partial shade but will exhibit richer-colored red fall foliage if planted in the sun. Foliage diseases will be less in full sun. Although tolerant of drought once established, rich soil and ample moisture will produce a lusher, better-look...

Osmanthus Fragrant Tea Olive 'frangrans'
Common Name: Osmanthus Fragrans

This large evergreen shrub or small tree is capable of reaching 20 to 25 feet in height and width but is most often seen at 10 to 12 feet high with an 8-foot-spread. Older plants grow as wide as tall and develop a vase shape with several main trun...

Pittosporum tobira 'Wheeler's Dwarf'
Common Name: Wheeler's Dwarf Pittosporum

Wheeleri Pittosporum, also known as 'Wheeler's Dwarf' Pittosporum, is a 3- to 4-foot-tall, evergreen shrub that is rounded in form. This shrub will form a low, compact mound of dark green foliage. The thick, leathery leaves of this plant are about...

Rhaphiolepis umbellata 'Snow White'
Common Name: Snow White Indian Hawthorne

A dwarf form with a spreading habit. Pure white flowers blanket this shrub from early spring into early summer. Foliage is lighter green that other cultivars and has a good resistance to leaf spot.


Common Name: Azalea
A Kurume Hybrid with blooms of coral pink that are small 1/5" diameter hose in hose produced on dwarf, low spreading plants. One that we have grown for many years and is a favorite low growing variety. Blooms early in the spring season....

Common Name: Spiraea

Spiraea are attractive deciduous shrubs that can be large or petite. They have delicate blooms in many colors and some have very attractive foliage color varying from green to yellow to orange.


Taxus media 'densiformis'
Common Name: Densiformis Yew
Short-stalked low shrub, two times as broad as tall with extremely dark green leaves. Prefers a moist, sandy loam, must be well-drained. Excellent for many purposes; foundation plantins, hedges, screens, bonsai, bank covers....

Taxus x media Hicksii 'x media Hicksii'
Common Name: Hicks Anglojap Yew
Needles are lustrous dark green above, lighter green beneath, similar to the Irish Yew but more hardy. Failry narrow in youth becoming fatter with age. Depending on the cultivar, may be used for hedges, screens, foundations, and mass plantings....

Ternstroemia gymnanthera
Common Name: Japanese Cleyera
Cleyera is tolerant of full sun but grows best in partial shade in rich, moisture-retentive but well-drained, acid soil. Foliage size and shape and glossiness vary greatly from one plant to the next. The leaves will turn yellow if the soil is alkalin...

Thuja occidentalis
Common Name: Arborvitae

Exposure should be partial shade or partial sun to full sun. This evergreen plant tolerates some drought, flooding and a little salt and will grow in dry to wet or submerged soil. Suitable soil is well-drained/loamy, sandy or clay. The pH preferen...

Vaccinium ashei
Common Name: Rabbiteye Blueberry

Blueberries need full sun and moist, very acid soil. A well drained soil with plenty of organic matter incorporated into the soil is best. The soil PH should be between 4.5 and 5.5. They will not tolerate salt spray, and will not grow in the Tropi...

Viburnum awabuki 'Chindo'
Common Name: Chindo Viburnum
Rapidly becoming a replacement for many overused screen type plants. Wonderful foliage color all year long. Large, leathery, medium to light green, highly lustrous leaves. The shiny leaves are quite distinctive from the dull, dark green, blunt-tip le...
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