Shrubs

Gardening Guide

Shrubs

Waxleaf Ligustrum

Ligustrum japonicum ‘Texanum’
A popular evergreen shrub that features a densely branched habit with thick glossy foliage and produces clusters of fragrant, white blooms in late spring. A nice choice for foundation plantings or as a hedge. Tolerates pruning.

6-10' tall x 6-8' wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 7 / Hardy to 10ºF

Zhuzhou Fuchsia Loropetalum

Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum ‘Zhuzhou Fuchsia’
Blackish-maroon colored foliage that persists even in the heat of the summer. Upright form with ascending branches. Deep pink flowers in late winter and very early spring add interest.

5-8' tall x5-8' wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 7 / Hardy to 10ºF

Crimson Fire Loropetalum

Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum ‘PIILC-I’ PPAF
Rich, ruby-red foliage that holds its color all year. Neon-pink flowers in early spring. Improved cold hardiness compared to other compact purple-leaf Loropetalums. Compact, mounded growth habit. Evergreen.

3' tall x 3' wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 7 / Hardy to 10ºF

Purple Diamond® Loropetalum

Compact loropetalum chinense ‘Shang-hi’ PP18331
A compact, refined habit that does not over-grow its landscape situation. Showy bright pink blooms appear in spring and occasionally in summer. The evergreen foliage holds its dark purple color all year.

4-5' tall x 4-5' wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 7 / Hardy to 10ºF

Purple Pixie® Loropetalum

Loropetalum chinense ‘Peack’ PP18441
A dwarf shrub with a restrained, weeping habit. Rich purple foliage and showy pink flowers. It’s a great choice for a ground cover, but it can also add vibrant color to hanging baskets and other containers.

1-2' tall x 4-5' wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 7 / Hardy to 10ºF

Red Diamond™ Loropetalum

Loropetalum chinense ‘Shang-Red’
New compact form with the reddest blooms of all Loropetalums. Dark burgundy foliage holds its color all year. Deep, vivid red flowers appear in late winter to early spring. An outstanding selection. Formerly known as “Ever Red”.

5-6' tall x 5-6' wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 7 / Hardy to 10ºF

Orangee Flame Mahonia

Mahonia aquifolium ‘Orangee Flame’
Colorful evergreen shrub with new foliage a lovely orange-bronze color which really stand out against the deep green, mature leaves. Clusters of fragrant yellow blooms followed by powder-blue to black grape-like fruit.

2-3' tall x 3-4' wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF

Blush Pink™ Nandina

Nandina domestica ‘AKA’ PP19916
A compact selection with blush pink, new foliage. It forms a nice contrast to the mature light green foliage. In fall, the foliage color deepens to pink and red hues. An ideal selection for foundation plantings or as a border.

2' tall x 1-2' wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF

Compact Nandina

Nandina domestica ‘Compacta’
A popular and attractive evergreen shrub with fine textured foliage that turns reddish in the winter. Use as foundation planting, mass planting or as a specimen. Wonderful year round interest.

3-4' tall x 3-4' wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF

Nandina

Nandina domestica
Lacy green leaves on upright cane-like stems turn brilliant red in autumn. Creamy flowers are followed by clusters of red berries. Use in groupings or as a screen. If pruning is needed, remove canes at ground level.

6-8' tall x 3-4' wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF