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Type Botanical Name Native Common Name Description Height Light Req. Zone Add to My List
Tree/Shrub PRUNUS tomentosa Nanking Cherry

Dense, twiggy, deciduous shrub that infrequently grows as a small tree. Dark green leaves with pointed tips. White to light pink flowers in early spring, followed by red fruits in June-July. Fruit is edible but of variable quality ranging from tart to sweet. Birds love the fruit. Needs a second plant for cross-pollination.

6-10 feet Full Sun/Part Shade 2
Edibles PRUNUS ‘Damson’ Plum

This tree bears consistently heavy crops of heirloom plums. Fruit is juicy and delightfully tangy.

18-20 feet Sun/Part Shade 5
Edibles PRUNUS ‘Elberta’ Peach

This spreading tree produces large, firm peaches ripening late August. Golden yellow blushed with red.

10-14 feet Sun/Part Shade 5
Perennial PULMONARIA ‘Shrimps on the Barbie’ Lungwort

A wide-spreading cultivar from Terra Nova with large deep pink flowers in early spring.  Leaves are speckled with silver.

10-12 inches Part Shade/Shade 3
Perennial PULMONARIA ‘Trevi Fountain’ Lungwort

Cobalt blue flowers in very early spring over silver-speckled foliage.

10-12 inches Part Shade/Shade 3
PULSATILLA (ANEMONE) vulgaris ‘Rose Bells’ Pasque Flower

One of the earliest bloomers; pink bell-shaped flowers April-May. Gray-green ferny foliage. Lovely seed heads.

10-12 inches 4
Perennial PULSATILLA vulgaris Pasque Flower

Large purple flowers with bright yellow stamens in spring. Showy seed heads persist into the summer.

8-12" Sun/Part Shade 4
Perennial PULSATILLA vulgaris ‘Rubra’ Pasque Flower

Mounds of ferny foliage produce large burgundy-red goblets with bright yellow stamens. Fluffy seed heads are very ornamental.

8-12" Sun/Part Shade 4
Perennial PYCNANTHEMUM muticum Clustered Mountain Mint

Mint-scented foliage topped by silver bracts and pink flowers in summer.

2-3 feet Sun/Part Shade 4
Perennial PYCNANTHEMUM tenuifolium Slender Mountain Mint

A plant native to dry prairies and roadsides with very narrow mint-scented foliage.  Clusters of small white flowers appear mid to late summer.

2-3 feet Sun/Part Shade 3
Edibles PYRUS ‘Bosc’ Pear

Semi-dwarf. This vigorous grower is also a vigorous producer with an exceptional crop of large, russeted fruit maturing in early October. ‘Bosc’s’ tender flesh and slightly grainy texture is perfect for fresh eating and for canning and preserves.

12-15 feet Full sun 5
Edibles PYRUS communis ‘Anjou’ (Espalier) Pear

Beautiful, three-tiered French espaliered pear trees. Medium to large fruit. Smooth, thin, yellow-green skin. White, sweet flesh that stores well. Used for fresh eating.

8-10 feet Sun 5
Edibles PYRUS ‘Moonglow’ Dwarf European Pear

A heavy-bearing variety featuring fragrant white flowers in early-mid spring. Clay soil tolerant. Resistant to fireblight. Requires a pollinator such as Bartlett.

10-15 feet Full sun 5
Edibles PYRUS commmunis ‘Bartlett’ (Espalier) Pear

Beautiful, three-tiered French espaliered pear trees. Greenish-yellow skin. Ripens late August to early September. Flesh is sweet, juicy, firm, aromatic and fine textured.

as trained Sun 5
Edibles PYRUS ‘Ure’ Pear

A super hardy pear developed in Canada.  Juicy green-yellow 2” fruit ripens in mid-August. Pollinate with ‘Golden Spice’

15-20 feet Sun/Part Shade 3
Edibles PYRUS ‘Red Bartlett’ (Espalier) Pear

This big, deep red skinned Pear matures starting in late August and continuing into late September producing a fruit that is very sweet and juicy with a white flesh. ‘Red Bartlett’ is very productive and very easy to store for later use in baking projects and is one of the ideal Pears for canning. ‘Red […]

15-18 feet Sun/Part Shade 4
Tree/Shrub QUERCUS alba White Oak

Large-growing northeast native with attractive lobed foliage. Drought-tolerant. Magnificent specimen.

40 feet or more Sun 4
Tree/Shrub QUERCUS ellipsoidalis ‘Majestic Skies’ Northern Pin Oak

A selection with more symmetrical branching and darker green foliage than the species.  Excellent red fall color.

50-60 feet Sun/Part Shade 3
Tree/Shrub QUERCUS palustris ‘Green Dwarf’ Dwarf Pin Oak

A slow-growing dwarf form with dense habit and shiny green leaves. Turns orange red in the fall.

6-8 feet Sun/Part Shade 4
Tree/Shrub QUERCUS rubra ‘Aurea’ Northern Red Oak

A cultivar with golden foliage in spring to chartreuse in early summer through to bronze and scarlet in fall.

40 feet or more Sun 3
Tree/Shrub QUERCUS warei ‘Chimney Fire’ Warei Oak

A dense, columnar hybrid with gorgeous red fall color.  New growth is also tinted red.

40 feet or more Sun/Part Shade 4
Tree/Shrub QUERCUS warei ‘Nadler’ Kindred Spirit Oak

A hybrid of Q. bicolor and Q. robur ‘Fastigiata’, this sister seedling of Q. ‘Regal Prince’ has a denser growth habit.  It will only be 6’ wide when it’s 35’ tall.

30-40 feet Sun/Part Shade 2
Perennial RATIBIDA pinnata Grayhead Coneflower

A drought tolerant North American native.  Composite flowers over large, pinnate leaves have narrow cylindrical cones and long, yellow reflexed ray petals. Blooms through the summer.

3-5 feet Sun 3
Perennial RHEUM palmatum ‘Tanguticum’ Ornamental Rhubarb

Large leaves veined and reversed purple. Spikes of rosy flowers in spring. Moist sites.

5-6 feet Sun/Part Shade 4
Tree/Shrub RHODODENDRON -all/general Evergreen Rhododendron

Generally speaking, all evergreen rhododendrons prefer acidic-leaning soils, need consistent moisture (do not let dry out), and benefit from some shelter from harsh winds, especially in winter. Rarely needs pruning; can be deadheaded immediately after blooming. Deer tend to go for most varieties, but rabbits tend to avoid. Flowers attract butterflies/hummingbirds.

Tree/Shrub RHODODENDRON atlanticum ‘Choptank River Sweet’ Coast Azalea

Bright peach fragrant buds opening to orange-red, maturing to buff yellow with peach from May into June, just before or during leafing. Attracts hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies.

4-6 feet Part Shade 5
Tree/Shrub RHODODENDRON -azalea/general Deciduous Azalea

Generally speaking, all deciduous azaleas prefer slightly acidic soils and need consistent moisture and adequate sunlight. Not deer resistant, but usually not a problem with rabbits. Attracts butterflies/hummingbirds.

Tree/Shrub RHODODENDRON catawbiense ‘Boursault’ Evergreen Rhododendron

Dense, upright, evergreen rhododendron. Violet buds open into lavender flowers with some reddish/pale brown spots. Large, broad leaves.

6-10 feet Part Shade 4
Tree/Shrub RHODODENDRON catawbiense ‘Roseum Elegans’ Evergreen Rhododendron

Broadleaf, dark green evergreen foliage and rosy-lavender flowers in late spring.

6-8 feet Part Shade 4
Tree/Shrub RHODODENDRON ‘Cherry Cheesecake’ Evergreen Rhododendron

Flowers with ruffled dark pink to red edges, with deep red spots. Large, dark green leaves; compact, mounding habit. Tetraploid.

4-5 feet Part Shade 5
Tree/Shrub RHODODENDRON catawbiense ‘Chionoides’ Rhododendron

A dense, compact habit and narrow deep dark green foliage. Later blooming, toward the end of May, it’s covered with big trusses of white flowers with yellow centers.

4-5 feet Part Shade/Shade 5
Tree/Shrub RHODODENDRON ‘Cunningham’s Blush’ Evergreen Rhododendron

Oblong, dark green, glossy, evergreen foliage. Dense, upright, spreading habit. Dark pink buds open to powder pink flowers with an apricot spot in mid-to-late spring. Some reported deer resistance!

4-6 feet Part Shade 5
Tree/Shrub RHODODENDRON ‘Cunningham’s White’ Evergreen Rhododendron

Lightly-fragrant white trumpet-shaped flowers with a coppery-bronze spot in mid spring. It has large, dark green foliage and an upright spreading habit.

5 feet Sun/Part Shade 5
Tree/Shrub RHODODENDRON ‘Electric Lights Double Pink’ Deciduous Azalea

A deciduous  azalea developed at the University of Minnesota with showy double pink blossoms in the spring.

6-7 feet Sun/Part Shade 4
Tree/Shrub RHODODENDRON ‘Gibraltar’ Exbury Deciduous Azalea

Large, ball-shaped trusses of lightly scented orange flowers in spring.

4-6 feet Sun/Part Shade 4
Tree/Shrub RHODODENDRON ‘Holy Moly’ Deciduous Summer Azalea

A late-blooming azalea hybrid developed at Carlson’s Gardens. Hot coral flowers on a vigorous plant. Blooms late June into July.

6-8 feet Sun/Part Shade 5
Tree/Shrub RHODODENDRON ‘Lemon Drop’ Deciduous Summer Azalea

Peach buds open to lemon yellow flowers in mid-July.

4-6 feet Sun/Part Shade 4
Tree/Shrub RHODODENDRON ‘Weston’s Lollipop’ Deciduous Summer Azalea

Very fragrant pink flowers with yellow flares in mid-June.

4-6 feet Part Shade 4
Tree/Shrub RHODODENDRON ‘Narcissiflora’ Deciduous Azalea

Fragrant double lemon yellow flowers in spring on an upright shrub.

6-8 feet Part Shade 5
Tree/Shrub RHODODENDRON ‘Pink and Sweet’ Deciduous Summer Azalea

Fragrant pale pink flowers in late June. From Weston Nursery.

4-6 feet Sun/Part Shade 4
Tree/Shrub RHODODENDRON ‘Weston’s Innocence’ Deciduous Summer Azalea

Very fragrant white flowers in late June. Fall color is burgundy.

4-6 feet Sun/Part Shade 4
Tree/Shrub RHODODENDRON ‘Aglo’ Evergreen Rhododendron

Masses of coral-pink flowers in early May. A small-leaved, compact variety that is very hardy and reliable.

4-6 feet Sun/Part Shade 4
Tree/Shrub RHODODENDRON ‘April White’ Evergreen Rhododendron

Covers itself in early spring with double white flowers. A small-leaved variety that is compact and tidy.

2-4 feet Sun/Part Shade 4
Tree/Shrub RHODODENDRON ‘Boule de Neige’ Evergreen Rhododendron

Slow-growing and compact to 5′ with large pure white flowers that open from pink buds. One of the hardiest of the large-leaved types.

4-6 feet Part Shade/Shade 4
Tree/Shrub RHODODENDRON catawbiense ‘Album’ Evergreen Rhododendron

Blushed lilac buds open to pure white flowers in May. An old, very hardy large-leaved variety.

6-7 feet Part Shade/Shade 4
Tree/Shrub RHODODENDRON yakushimanum ‘Crete’ Evergreen Rhododendron

Pink buds open to white blooms May. Large leaves with beige indumentum. Typical low mounding form of a Yak hybrid.

2-4 feet Part Shade/Shade 5
Tree/Shrub RHODODENDRON ‘Florence Parks’ Evergreen Rhododendron

A floriferous, hardy dark purple rhododendron with attractive dark green foliage bred in New Hampshire by Joe Parks.

5-6 feet Part Shade/Shade 4
Tree/Shrub RHODODENDRON ‘Molly Fordham’ Evergreen Rhododendron

A slow-growing, small-leaved compact form with white flowers blushed pink in early spring.

3-5 feet Part Shade 5
Tree/Shrub RHODODENDRON ‘Nova Zembla’ Evergreen Rhododendron

An old and reliable variety with deep magenta-red blooms. Large-leaved.

4-6 feet Part Shade/Shade 4
Tree/Shrub RHODODENDRON ‘Pioneer Silvery Pink’ Evergreen Rhododendron

Light pink blooms in spring. An upright-growing, small-leaved semi-evergreen cultivar.

4-6 feet Part Shade 5