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Type Botanical Name Common Name Description Height Light Req. Zone Add to My List
Tree/Shrub VACCINIUM angustifolium Low Bush Blueberry

Our native blueberry. Makes an interesting ground cover in the garden with tasty fruit and lovely red fall color.

10-12 inches Sun/Part Shade 3
Tree/Shrub VACCINIUM ‘Cabernet Splash’ Hybrid Blueberry

Grown for attractive foliage as well as berries — leaves emerge shiny burgundy, mature to two-toned green/burgundy and then turn red in the fall.  Fruits early to midseason.

3-4 feet Sun 4
Tree/Shrub VACCINIUM corymbosum ‘Blue Ray’ Highbush Blueberry

Early to midseason fruit with excellent flavor.

6-8 feet Sun 4
Tree/Shrub VACCINIUM corymbosum ‘Bluecrop’ Highbush Blueberry

Midseason, hardier and more drought-tolerant than most. Good producer.

6-8 feet Sun 4
Tree/Shrub VACCINIUM corymbosum ‘Bonus’ Highbush Blueberry

A mid to late season fruiter with extra large, almost grape-sized berries.

6-8 feet Sun 4
Tree/Shrub VACCINIUM corymbosum ‘Duke’ Highbush Blueberry

This cultivar blooms late (avoiding spring frosts), but fruits early!  Prolific large, light blue berries.

6-8 feet Sun 4
Tree/Shrub VACCINIUM corymbosum ‘Jersey’ Highbush Blueberry

Late, vigorous, upright, and very productive.

6-8 feet Sun 4
Tree/Shrub VACCINIUM corymbosum ‘Patriot’ Highbush Blueberry

Early fruiting variety with good hardiness.

6-8 feet Sun 4
Tree/Shrub VACCINIUM ‘Pink Popcorn’ Hybrid Blueberry

A new variety with pale green fruit that ripens to pale creamy pink in midseason. Heavy producer with true blueberry flavor.

4-5 feet Sun 4
Tree/Shrub VIBURNUM alnifolium Hobblebush

A native understory plant with layered spreading habit, white lace cap flowers in spring and interesting deeply veined foliage.  Gorgeous red fall color.

6-12 feet Part Shade 3
Tree/Shrub VIBURNUM carlesii Korean Spice Bush

An old favorite with pink buds opening to very fragrant white flowers in early spring.

4-6 feet Sun/Part Shade 5
Tree/Shrub VIBURNUM carlesii ‘Compactum’ Compact Spice Bush

This cultivar grows quickly to 4′, then becomes dense and compact. Typical, fragrant early spring flowers.

3-4 feet Sun/Part Shade 5
Tree/Shrub VIBURNUM dilatatum ‘Cardinal Candy’ Linden Viburnum

White spring flowers followed by abundant bright red fruit. Foliage is an attractive dark green. Deer resistant. Great bird attractor.

5-6 feet Sun/Part Shade 4
Tree/Shrub VIBURNUM lantana ‘Aureum’ Wayfaring Tree

Foliage a lovely butter yellow most pronounced in spring.  White spring flowers followed by red berries.

8-10 feet Sun/Part Shade/Shade 3
Tree/Shrub VIBURNUM lantana ‘Variegata’ Wayfaring Tree

Unique foliage of dark green, lime-green and creamy white. Red berries in fall.

8-10 feet Sun/Part Shade/Shade 3
Tree/Shrub VIBURNUM plicatum ‘Fireworks’ Doublefile Viburnum

A white-flowering cultivar with red flower pedicels and excellent fruit set. Tall-growing and excellent fall color.

10-12 feet Sun/Part Shade/Shade 5
Tree/Shrub VIBURNUM plicatum ‘Molly Schroeder’ Doublefile Viburnum

Consistently pink, lace cap-shaped flower clusters and an excellent rebloomer with fantastic fall foliage. Lovely layered branch habit.

7-8 feet Sun/Part Shade 5
Tree/Shrub VIBURNUM plicatum ‘Opening Days’ Doublefile Viburnum

Lots of white snowball blossoms in early summer on a tight-growing, rounded plant.

5-10 feet Sun/Part Shade/Shade 5
Tree/Shrub VIBURNUM plicatum ‘Popcorn’ Doublefile Viburnum

Heavy clusters of popcorn-like flowers cover the plant in spring

6-8 feet Sun/Part Shade/Shade 5
Tree/Shrub VIBURNUM plicatum ‘Summer Snowflake’ Doublefile Viburnum

A wide-spreading form with large, flat clusters of white flowers spring through fall.

6-10 feet Sun/Part Shade/Shade 5
Tree/Shrub VIBURNUM plicatum ‘Wabi-sabi’ Doublefile Viburnum

A low-spreading form with layered branching and white lace cap flowers in the spring. 

2-3 feet high by 4-5 feet wide Sun/Part Shade/Shade 5
Tree/Shrub VIBURNUM x burkwoodi ‘Mohawk’ Korean Spice Viburnum

Red buds open to intensely fragrant white flowers which last 2-3 weeks in early spring. The habit is dense and compact.

4-6 feet Sun/Part Shade/Shade 4
Tree/Shrub VIBURNUM x juddii Judd Viburnum

Light pink buds open to fragrant white flowers in rounded clusters in early spring.  Similar to V. carlesii, but a bit denser and more floriferous.Produces red-black fruit and fall color is red-purple.

6-8 feet Sun/Part Shade 5
Tree/Shrub WEIGELA ‘Red Prince’ Weigela

Profuse bloom of outstanding, non-fading red. May repeat bloom.

5-6 feet Sun 4
Tree/Shrub WEIGELA subsessilis ‘Canary’ Weigela

Pale yellow June trumpets on a rounded, spreading shrub.

3-5 feet Sun 4
Tree/Shrub WISTERIA macrostachya ‘Blue Moon’ Kentucky Wisteria

Gorgeous, pendulous racemes of pale lavender pea-like blooms in June. Hardier than the Asian species.

15-20 feet Sun 4
Tree/Shrub WISTERIA macrostachya ‘Summer Cascade’ Kentucky Wisteria

Long racemes of lavender pea-like blooms in June.  Flowers on new wood.  Excellent hardy new variety.

15-20 feet Sun 4
Tree/Shrub XANTHORHIZA simplicissima Yellowroot

Celery-like foliage on an excellent groundcover plant for damp areas.  Foliage a striking purple in autumn.

2-4 feet Sun/Part Shade/Shade 3