Shrubs

Gardening Guide

Shrubs

Firepower Nandina

Nandina domestica ‘Firepower’
Compact, evergreen shrub with bright green foliage that turns a fiery red throughout fall and winter. The brilliant fall and winter colors make this a perfect selection for borders, massing and containers.

2' tall x 2' wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF

Flirt™ Nandina

Nandina domestica ‘Murasaki’ PP21391
New leaves emerge coppery-red and mature to blue-green in summer and red in winter. Often both colors of foliage remain on the plant for a nice effect. White flowers in late spring. Compact growth habit.

1-2' tall x 18-30" wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF

Gulf Stream Nandina

Nandina domestica ‘Gulf Stream’
A lovely evergreen shrub with a nice habit that displays very attractive foliage in all seasons. The new growth emerges scarlet maturing to blue green in summer. An ideal selection for use in foundation plantings or mixed borders.

3' tall x 3' wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF

Harbor Belle™ Nandina

Nandina ‘Jaytee’ PP14668
A dwarf variety featuring multicolored hues of rich burgundy new growth in spring. Mature leaves are rich green. Small white flowers yield bright red berries in fall. Requires no pruning. Excellent for foliage color and winter accents in beds and borders.

2' tall x 2' wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF

Lemon Lime Nandina

Nandina domestica ‘Lemon-Lime’ PP24749
The first Nandina to have lime green new growth which forms a nice contrast to the darker green mature foliage. An excellent choice to brighten up border and foundation plantings. Easy to grown and requires no pruning.

3-4' tall x 3-4' wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF

Obsession™ Nandina

Nandina domestica ‘Seika’ PP21891
A new and distinctive Nandina that has an upright, compact, dense habit with brilliant red new foliage and displays richer color than other Nandinas. A sport of ‘Gulf Stream’ but with much better color.

3' tall x 3' wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 6 / Hardy to 0ºF

Dwarf Pomegranate

Punica granatum ‘Nana’
Dense, dwarf deciduous shrub with orange-red blooms followed by colorful, edible fruit. Great in containers or in limited space gardens. Tolerates many different soil conditions. Good heat tolerance

3-4' tall x 3-4' wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 7 / Hardy to 10ºF

Variegated Privet

Ligustrum sinense ‘Variegatum’
Durable, deciduous shrub with green leaves bordered with creamy white. Can be sheared into hedge, multitrunk, tree form or use in shrub bed to add color and texture. Grows well in most soils and is heat and humidity tolerant.

12" tall x 12" wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 7 / Hardy to 10ºF

Flowering Red Quince

Chaenomeles japonica
Popular plant grown for its brilliant display of bright flowers that appear in very early spring before the leaves emerge. A wonderful selection for the mixed shrub border. One of the earliest plants to bloom.

4' tall x 4-5' wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 5 / Hardy to -10ºF

Grace Smoke Tree

Cotinus x ‘Grace’
Delightful small tree with stunning, purple-red foliage and massive pink flower panicles in early summer. Showy pinkish purple seeds in summer resemble clouds of smoke. Unique accent or specimen plant.

15-20' tall x 15' wide

Full sun to part shade

Zone 4 / Hardy to -20ºF