Arrowwood Viburnum
The Arrowwood Viburnum is a durable, utilitarian shrub featuring sheen dark green leaves in summer, that turn to yellow to glossy red in fall. Birds enjoy the blue/blackish fruit that the plan produces in September to October. The Arrowwood is best used as hedging, in groups, or as boarder filler. Mature height is about 8'.


A very bushy yellow or white flowering shrub with upright stems, forming a rounded outline. It prefers fertile, moist, well drained soils, but can tolerate poor, dry soils and extreme cold temperatures. The most common yellow flowering cultivars are Gold Drop, Goldfinger, and Jackmanii. The most common white flowering cultivars are Abbotswood and 'McKay's White.'


Compact Burning Bush
Known for its brilliant red fall color, the compact burning bush makes an excellent hedge or specimen plant. If not pruned on a regular basis, it can reach a mature height of 8' and width of 8'. This plant performs well in shade as well as full sun.

Lil Redtwig Dogwood
The Redtwig Dogwood is a loose, broad spreading shrub with red colored stems. Displays a white flower in spring, but is not overwhelming. This Dogwood is great for massing in large areas, and is especially attractive in the winter time. The Redtwig does well in moist, well drained soils. The of the most popular varieties are the Baileyi (6' to 9' high at maturity), and the Isanti (5' to 6' high at maturity).


Fragrant Viburnum
Four varieties of fragrant viburnum make our top ten list...
Burkwood Viburnum - An upright, multi-stemmed shrub that produces a white flower. Mature height is between 8' to 10'. Korenspice Viburnum - With a mature height of 5' to 8', the Korenspice has pink to reddish buds that open to fragrant, white flowers. Mohawk Viburnum - A cross between Burkwood and Korenspice, the Mohawk displays dark red buds which open to white with red blotched reverse flowers. The flowers have a strong clove fragrance to them. Judd Viburnum - Full and rounded viburnum maturing to between 6' and 8'. The Judd also displays a white flower in spring, and is more resistant to bacterial leaf spot than other fragrant viburnum varieties.

Lilac - Miss Kim & Dwarf Korean
Miss Kim (pictured to the right) - Popular upright deciduous shrub that grows to 3' high by 3' wide. It displays 3" long panicles of purple buds which open to fragrant, icy blue flowers. Blooms from May to June. Miss Kim Lilac is a low maintenance shrub that can be planted in spring, summer, and fall.

Dwarf Korean - Compact dense deciduous shrub that grows between 4' to 5' high by 5' to 7' wide. It has purple buds opening to fragrant, violet-purple flowers in May and June. This hardy, low maintenance shrub can be injured by late frost.


Spirea - Goldflame & Gold Mound
Goldflame (shown to the right) - The Goldflame's leaves open fire red in spring, turning green through the growing season. Flowers are pink, but not as striking as the Anthony Water or Freobelii.
Gold Mound - This low mounded spirea matures to about 3' high, by 3' wide. The Gold Mound displays golden leaves during the growing season, turning yellow-green during the summer. It's pink flowers bloom in May and June.


Peking Cotoneaster
An erect shrub with slender spreading branches, the Peking Cotoneaster is best used as a hedge, or in groupings. This shrub displays yellow to red fall foliage and is best suited for moist, well-drained soils. This shrub does well in partial shade to full sun light.


Spirea - Anthony Waters & Froebelii
Anthony Water (shown to the right) - Spireas are broad, flat topped, compact flowering shrubs that adapt to many soils (except extremely wet soils). Spireas can be planted throughout the growing season. The Anthony Waters variety blooms with pink flowers, and has leaves that start as a brownish-red, and change to bluish-green. Leaves can also turn to a red in fall. Matures to between 4' and 5' in height.

Froebelii - The Froebelii has the common spirea traits, and shares the same flowers as the Anthony Waters, tolerates heat and drought better.


Mohican Viburnum
A compact deciduous shrub with dark green leaves, it's creamy white flowers appear in May. Its orange-red fruit appears in late spring, and ripens in July. Fall color is yellow to red. The Mohican is best suited for moist, well-drained soils in full to partial sun.


PJM Rhododendron
A broad leaf evergreen with dark green leaves in spring and summer, changing to deep purple in fall. Know for its bright lavender flowers in spring, the PJM is a good specimen plant, and is the heartiest rhododendron in our area. Site location is critical because it is sensitive to winter burn, salt damage, and sun scald. The PJM prefers acidic, well-drained soil.