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Trees & Shrubs

Type Botanical Name Native Common Name Description Height Light Req. Zone Add to My List
Tree/Shrub Rosa ‘Wisley 2008’ Shrub rose

The perfect rosette flowers are shallowly cupped, about 3” across, and are a very pure light pink. The outer petals pale towards the edges.

4-4.5' Sun 5
Tree/Shrub RUBUS cockburnianus ‘Golden Vale’ Ghost Bramble

Grown for foliage rather than fruit, this cultivar has bright gold leaves through the summer on arching canes.  Stems are a great silvery pink in winter.  Cut to the ground in the spring to maintain size.

4-6 feet Sun/Part Shade
Tree/Shrub RUBUS thibetanus ‘Silver Fern’ Ghost Bramble

White stems and silver tomentose foliage. The stems also provide winter interest.

30-36 inches Sun/Part Shade
Tree/Shrub SALIX alba ‘Flame’ Flame Willow

Grown for its brilliant red winter stems. Cut back annually. To 35’ if unpruned.

30-40 feet Sun/Part Shade 3
Tree/Shrub SALIX caprea ‘Pendula’ Weeping Pussy Willow

Pendulous form of pussy willow. Makes a lovely patio tree. Showy catkins in April.

4-6 feet Sun 4
Tree/Shrub SALIX integra ‘Hakuro Nishiki’ Japanese Dappled Willow

A striking, very hardy willow with pink, cream and white variegation most pronounced on new growth.

8-10 feet Sun 3
Tree/Shrub SALIX rosmarinifolia Rosemary Willow

Needle-like gray-green foliage reminiscent of rosemary on a large shrub. Makes a nice standard.

12-15 feet Sun 4
Tree/Shrub SALIX x boydii Boyd's Willow

A mini tree or shrub with soft, round fuzzy gray-green foliage that develops a gnarly character with age.  Great specimen for rock gardens.

10-12 inches Sun/Part Shade 5
Tree/Shrub SAMBUCUS nigra ‘Black Lace’ Black Elderberry

A form with delicate, lacy black foliage. Large umbels of light pink flowers in June. Does well in moist sites. Coppice for best foliage effect.

6-8 feet Sun/Part Shade 4
Tree/Shrub SAMBUCUS nigra ‘Black Tower’ Black Elderberry

Dark green foliage matures to dark burgundy on a columnar plant.  Foliage is not as dissected as S. ‘Laced Up’.  Light pink flowers in early summer.

6-8 feet tall by 3-4’ wide
Tree/Shrub SAMBUCUS nigra ‘Instant Karma’ Variegated Elderberry

Crisp green and white variegated foliage with large, lacy white flowers in early summer.  Berries will follow if a pollinator like S. ‘Black Lace’ is present.  A Proven Winners intro.

6-8 feet Sun/Part Shade
Tree/Shrub SAMBUCUS racemosa ‘Lemony Lace’ Golden Elderberry

A Proven Winners intro with very dissected gold foliage tinted red in the spring.  Mounded habit.

3-5 feet Sun/Part Shade 4
Tree/Shrub SCHIZOPHRAGMA hydrangeoides ‘Moonlight’ Japanese Hydrangea Vine

Similar to the climbing hydrangea, this cultivar has attractive silver-patterned foliage and large, flat white flower clusters through the summer.

15-20 feet Part Shade 5
Tree/Shrub SCHIZOPHRAGMA hydrangeoides ‘Roseum’ Japanese Hydrangea Vine

Similar to the climbing hydrangea, this cultivar has attractive silver-patterned foliage and large, flat light pink flower clusters through the summer.

15-20 feet Part Shade 5
Tree/Shrub SORBUS aria ‘Lutescens’ Whitebeam Mountain Ash

Lovely pyramidal form with silver foliage and red fruit. A most beautiful tree.

20-25 feet Sun 4
Tree/Shrub Sorbus aucuparia ‘Cardinal Royal’ Mountain Ash

Medium size tree with an oval shape, clusters of white flowers in spring and brilliant fall color with fiery red berries!

25-30 feet Sun/Part Shade 2
Tree/Shrub SPIRAEA betulifolia ‘Glow Girl’ Birchleaf Spirea

A gold-foliaged form of S. ‘Tor’ with the same white blooms and great habit.

2-4 feet Sun/Part Shade 3
Tree/Shrub SPIRAEA betulifolia ‘Pink Sparkler’ Birchleaf Spirea

A cultivar with beautiful pink blooms and the same attractive foliage and burgundy fall color as S. ‘Tor’.  Some rebloom in the fall

2-4 feet Sun/Part Shade 3
Tree/Shrub SPIRAEA betulifolia ‘Tor’ Birchleaf Spirea

Small gray-green birch-like foliage on a compact, rounded shrub. White flowers in June. Colors up nicely in the fall. One of our favorite spireas.

2-4 feet Sun/Part Shade 3
Tree/Shrub SPIRAEA fritschiana Korean Spirea

Large flat-topped clusters of white flowers in late spring. Mounding habit.

2-3 feet Sun/Part Shade 3
Tree/Shrub SPIRAEA japonica ‘Double Play Blue Kazoo’ Japanese Spirea

Blue green foliage is tinted burgundy and becomes rich red in the fall. Umbels of white flowers in the spring.   From Proven Winners.

2-3 feet
Tree/Shrub SPIRAEA japonica ‘Double Play Painted Lady’ Japanese Spirea

Very flashy cream, yellow and green variegated foliage covered with bright pink blooms in summer.  From Proven Winners.

2-3 feet
Tree/Shrub SPIRAEA japonica ‘Double Play Red’ Japanese Spirea

A spirea with red flowers!  Blooms in early summer.  And the new growth is burgundy as well.

2-3 feet
Tree/Shrub SPIRAEA japonica ‘Flaming Mound’ Japanese Spirea

Orange new growth matures to golden yellow.  Bright pink blooms from late spring into summer.  Habit is low and mounding.

12-24 inches
Tree/Shrub SPIRAEA japonica ‘Magic Carpet’ Japanese Spirea

This selection is more compact than S.‘Goldflame’ with better tip color, superior, bright pink flowers and less reversion.

18-20 inches Sun/Part Shade 4
Tree/Shrub SPIRAEA thunbergii ‘Mellow Yellow’ Spirea

Narrow leaves are a golden yellow on a compact plant. White blooms in spring. Attractive, upright arching habit.

3-5 feet Sun/Part Shade 5
Tree/Shrub SPIRAEA x cineria ‘Grefsheim’ Grefsheim Spirea

White flowers completely cover the shrub in mid spring.  The the foliage is fine-textured on arching branches.

4-5 feet
Tree/Shrub STEPHANANDRA incisa ‘Crispa’ Cutleaf Stephanandra

Gracefully arching branches with cream flowers in June. Small maple-like foliage turns red in the fall. Excellent groundcover or bank planting.

24-26 inches Sun/Part Shade/Shade 4
Tree/Shrub STEWARTIA koreana Korean Stewartia

Possibly a variety of S. pseudocamellia with larger, flatter blooms and a slightly smaller habit.

15-20 feet Sun 4
Tree/Shrub STEWARTIA pseudocamellia Japanese Stewartia

Beautiful small tree with numerous white, cupped-shaped, waxy flowers with orange anthers in the summer.Amazing exfoliating bark and red-purple fall color.

25-30 feet Sun 4
Tree/Shrub STEWARTIA pseudocamellia ‘Pewter’ Stewartia

All the wonderful attributes of the species with lovely gray-green foliage.

15-20 feet Sun/Part Shade 4
Tree/Shrub STEWARTIA rostrata ‘Gold Spring’ Stewartia

A Handy Nursery intro with new spring growth yellow.  Otherwise typical of species which has unusual red seed pods and red buds. Unsure of hardiness, but one customer thought it was hardier than S. pseudocamellia.

20-25 feet Sun 5
Tree/Shrub Symphoricarpos doornsbosii ‘Magical Avalanche’ Snowberry

Arching stems form a tight, rounded plant that is perfect for smaller spaces. Each branch is loaded with small white flowers in early summer then in late summer and fall this plant is bursting with pure white, decorative berries that put on a great show!

3-4 feet Sun 3
Tree/Shrub SYMPHORICARPOS x doorenbosii ‘First Edition Candy’ Snowberry

Masses of candy pink berries in the fall on a compact, upright arching shrub. A selection from Bailey Nursery.

24-30 inches Sun/Part Shade 4
Tree/Shrub SYRINGA ‘Bloomerang Dark Purple’ (Standard) Dwarf Lilac

Similar to S. ‘Boomerang Purple’ this new cultivar is larger growing with darker larger flowers. Trained into a tree form.

4-6 feet Sun 4
Tree/Shrub SYRINGA ‘Bloomerang Purple’ (Standard) Dwarf Lilac

Rosy-lilac flowers are sweetly scented and will rebloom through the season if deadheaded. Habit is neat and compact. Trained into a tree form.

3-4 feet Sun 4
Tree/Shrub SYRINGA meyeri ‘Palibin’ Dwarf Korean Lilac

Profuse bloomer with fragrant violet-pink flowers. Small clean foliage.

4-6 feet Sun 3
Tree/Shrub SYRINGA pubescens ssp. patula ‘Miss Kim’ Dwarf Manchurian Lilac

Compact shrub with fragrant pale lilac flowers. Lovely burgundy fall color. We’ll have shrub and tree form.

4-6 feet Sun 3
Tree/Shrub SYRINGA ‘Virtual Violet’ First Editions Hybrid Lilac

A Bailey Nursery intro with new foliage shiny violet, stems deep purple and fragrant violet-purple flowers.  Leaf petioles remain violet into the summer and foliage is mildew-resistant. Habit is dense and compact.

6-8 feet 3
Tree/Shrub SYRINGA vulgaris ‘Beauty of Moscow’ French Hybrid Lilac

Fragrant double pale pink flowers fade to white.

10-12 feet 3
Tree/Shrub SYRINGA vulgaris ‘Ludwig Spaeth’ French Hybrid Lilac

The classic dark purple lilac.

10-12 feet Sun 3
Tree/Shrub SYRINGA vulgaris ‘Mme. Lemoine’ French Hybrid Lilac

Double pure white flowers.

8-10 feet Sun 3
Tree/Shrub SYRINGA vulgaris ‘President Grevy’ French Hybrid Lilac

Double blue flowers.

10-12 feet Sun 3
Tree/Shrub SYRINGA vulgaris ‘President Lincoln’ French Hybrid Lilac

Considered to be the closest to true blue of any lilac.

10-12 feet Sun 3
Tree/Shrub Syringa vulgaris ‘Sensation’ Hybrid French Lilac

Stunning deep purple blooms edged in white.

12 feet Sun 3
Tree/Shrub SYRINGA vulgaris ‘Tiny Dancer’ Dwarf Common Lilac

Fragrant lavender flowers from purple buds on a compact plant.  Disease-resistant and both heat and cold tolerant.

4-5 feet
Tree/Shrub SYRINGA vulgaris ‘Yankee Doodle’ French Hybrid Lilac

A Fiala hybrid with large, profuse clusters of single very dark purple flowers.

10-12 feet Sun 3
Tree/Shrub SYRINGA x prestoniae ‘Donald Wyman’ Late Blooming Lilac

Deep rose buds open to single rosy purple flowers 2 weeks after the common lilac.

8-10 feet Sun 2
Tree/Shrub Syringa x prestoniae ‘James Macfarlane’ Lilac

Single, true pink flowers two weeks later than French hybrids. Profuse bloomer and extremely hardy shrub that can take more moisture than other lilacs.

8-10 feet Sun 4
Tree/Shrub SYRINGA x tribrida ‘Lark Song’ Hybrid Lilac

A Father Fiala hybrid with very large clusters of light pink flowers.  Very floriferous.

8-12 feet