Shrubs

Gardening Guide

Shrubs

Encore® Autumn Sunset™ Azalea

Azalea ‘Roblen PP16248
Semi-double red flowers in spring and then again in summer and fall. Reblooming plants add color all season long. Plant in a well drained area. Evergreen. Compact growth habit.

3' tall x 3' wide

Part shade

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF

Encore® Autumn Twist™ Azalea

Azalea ‘Conlep’ PP#12133
Single, bicolor pink and white flowers in spring and then again in summer and fall. Reblooming plants add color all season long. Plant in a well drained area. Evergreen.

4-5' tall x 4' wide

Part shade

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF

American Beautyberry

Callicarpa americana
This superb shrub is valued for the summertime display of abundant, long lasting violet-purple berries that grow in clusters along the arching branches. Deciduous.

4-6' tall x 5-6' wide

Part shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF

Red Twig Dogwood

Cornus stolonifera
Medium to large-sized deciduous shrub. Has a large cluster of white berries in the fall. Showy, red stems are the highlight in winter after foliage has fallen.

4-6' tall x 5-6' wide

Part shade

Zone 2 / Hardy to -40ºF

Yellow Twig Dogwood

Cornus sericea ‘Flaviramea’
A deciduous shrub prized for its bright yellow winter stems. White flowers appear in spring against the dark green foliage, giving way to whitish fruit in late summer.

4-6' tall x 5-6' wide

Part shade

Zone 2 / Hardy to -40ºF

August Beauty Gardenia

Gardenia jasminoides ‘August Beauty’
Lovely, dense, round, evergreen shrub. Beautiful, lustrous, dark green leaves provide a great backdrop for the very fragrant, large, double-white flowers. Prefers acidic soil.

4-5' tall x 4' wide

Part shade

Zone 8 / Hardy to 20ºF

Dwarf Gardenia

Gardenia jasminoides ‘Radicans’
Small evergreen shrub with exquisitely fragrant white flowers in summer. Dark green, glossy leaves. Use in a low border, mixed planter or decorative container. Plant with azalea mix.

2' tall x 3' wide

Part shade

Zone 8 / Hardy to 20ºF

Jubilation™ Gardenia

Gardenia jasminoides ‘Leeone’ PP21983
Compact and re-blooming evergreen shrub with double, milky-white, fragrant blooms summer into fall. More cold tolerant than other gardenias. Plant in well drained soil.

3-4' tall x 3-4' wide

Part shade

Zone 7 / Hardy to 10ºF

Goshiki False Holly

Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Goshiki’
Durable evergreen shrub with striking variegation. Each holly-like leaf is colored cream, pink, orange, yellow and white. Great addition to the shady border where it will surely add a splash of color.

5-6' tall x 5-6' wide

Part shade

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF

Sweet Tea Olive

Osmanthus fragrans
Fast growing evergreen shrub with sweetly fragrant white flowers in spring backed by handsome, dark green foliage. The fragrance is particularly noticed during the evening. Attractive hedge or small tree. Can be grown in containers.

8-10' tall x 6-8' wide

Part shade

Zone 8 / Hardy to 20ºF