Shrubs

Gardening Guide

Shrubs

Golden Rocket Barberry

Berberis thunbergii ‘Golden Rocket’ PP18626
A narrow, upright-growing, deciduous shrub with showy, bright yellow foliage on red stems. Great specimen plant for the shrub border.

4-5' tall x 2-3' wide

Full sun

Zone 4 / Hardy to -20ºF

Orange Rocket Barberry

Berberis thunbergii ‘Orange Rocket’ PP18411
A narrow, upright-growing, deciduous shrub with new foliage a vibrant coral, then turns ruby-red in fall. Great specimen plant for the shrub border.

5-6' tall x 2-3' wide

Full sun

Zone 4 / Hardy to -20ºF

Rosy Glow Barberry

Berberis thunbergii ‘Rosy Glow’
Colorful, deciduous shrub. The new foliage is rose pink, mottled with deeper red-purple splotches. Mature foliage is reddish purple. Excellent accent or specimen.

4' tall x 3-4' wide

Full sun

Zone 4 / Hardy to -20ºF

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

Purple Pride Beautyberry

Callicarpa dichotoma ‘Issai’
Graceful, easy to grow deciduous shrub with pinkish blossoms in spring followed by showy metallic lilac-violet berries lasting well into autumn.

5' tall x 5-6' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF

Little John Bottlebrush

Callistemon citrinus ‘Little John’
Dwarf evergreen shrub with a dense, mounding growth habit and masses of bottlebrush-like, bright red flowers from summer to fall. Excellent as a specimen or in the shrub border. Nice around pools and patios.

3' tall x 3' wide

Full sun

Zone 8 / Hardy to 20ºF

Woodlander’s Hardy Bottlebrush

Callistemon sp. ‘Woodlanders Hardy’
Showy evergreen tree has many pendulous branches covered with large bottlebrush-shaped rosy-red blooms. Bred for increased cold tolerance. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds.

4-5' tall x 4' wide

Full sun

Zone 7 / Hardy to 10ºF

Baby Gem™ Boxwood

Buxus microphylla var. japonica ‘Gregem’ PP21159
A compact evergreen shrub that has a dense mass of dark green, glossy leaves. Holds its foliage color well throughout the year. Excellent for shrub borders or as a hedge.

3' tall x 3' wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF

Baby Jade™ Boxwood

Buxus microphylla var. japonica ‘Grejade’
An exceptionally compact Boxwood that is excellent for use in smaller gardens. Excellent for borders and focal areas. The dense mass of small, dark-green leaves holds it color throughout the year.

3' tall x 3' wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF

Variegated English Boxwood

Buxus sempervirens ‘Variegata’
Dense, slow growing, rounded evergreen shrub. The small, glossy green leaves are edged in creamy white. Excellent hedge or foundation plant. Tolerates shearing or heavy pruning. Better in afternoon shade. Can be maintained at any height.

4-6' tall x 4-6' wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF