Shrubs

Gardening Guide

Shrubs

Leatherleaf Viburnum

Viburnum rhytidophylloides
Large, densely branched, rounded deciduous shrub with yellow-white blooms over dark green, leathery leaves. Bright red fruit changes to black. Hardy, adaptable plant for the shrub border.

10-15' tall x 10-12' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF

Dense Yew

Taxus x media ‘Densiformis’
Dense, low, spreading shrub that is great for hedge, screen or border plantings. Dark green foliage backs scarlet berries. Versatile and durable, tolerates shearing well.

4-5' tall x 4-5' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF

Emerald Spreader® Japanese Yew

Taxus cuspidata ‘Monloo’ PP10335
Durable, evergreen shrub. Low, dense, spreading plant with dark green, soft foliage. Excellent in foundation plantings, in the shrub border or as a bank cover.

30" tall x 4-5' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 4 / Hardy to -20ºF

Hicks Yew

Taxus x media ‘Hicksii’
Densely branched, columnar evergreen shrub with soft, glossy, dark green foliage. A superb choice for use as hedge, screen or foundation planting.

6-10' tall x 3-4' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 4 / Hardy to -20ºF

Spreading Plum Yew

Cephalotaxus harringtonia ‘Prostrata’
Spreading evergreen shrub with dark green foliage. Tolerant of shade, heat and drought. Excellent for filling under tree canopies. Works great as a single specimen or planted in groups as a large scale groundcover.

2-3' tall x 3-4' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF

Upright Plum Yew

Cephalotaxus harringtonia ‘Fastigiata’
Carefree, vertical growth habit. Both heat and shade tolerant, it will thrive in morning sun, with afternoon shade. Exceptional shiny, dark green foliage. A really care-free, durable evergreen shrub.

6-10' tall x 4-5' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF

Yewtopia® Yew

Cephalotaxus harringtonia Yewtopia®
Vase-shaped evergreen shrub with dark green foliage. It is heat and drought tolerant and grows well in the shade. Perfect for growing beneath large shade trees or in shady beds and borders. Requires little to no maintenance.

3-4' tall x 3-4' wide

Part shade to shade

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF