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Abbotswood Potentilla Potentilla fruticosa 'Abbotswood' This drought tolerant plant is cold hardy, and it works great in mixed borders. It blooms profuse, white flowers from spring to fall. This shrub often attracts both butterflies and hummingbirds. Sun Moderate Summer Shrub Deciduous 3 feet tall and 3 feet wide 2-3 feet apart Dark green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Abelia Abelia sp. Abelia comes in many different species and hybrids. In warmer climates, this plant is evergreen. In colder climates, it is deciduous. From spring until fall, this plant features bell-shaped white to pink colored flowers. Sun Moderate Spring until Fall Shrub Semi-Evergreen Varies depending on Variety Dark Green White and Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Abyssinian Acacia (AKA Fern Acacia) Acacia abyssinica This tree features lacy, feathery leaves. It is a great xeriscape or poolside tree. Full Sun Fast at first then slow growing Spring Tree Semi-Evergreen Up to 30 feet tall and 30 feet wide Green Yellow Brownish Pod Edit | Details | Delete
Abyssinian Banana Ensete ventricosum This tropical ornamental plant can reach tree-sized proportions so it works best in a wide open space as a single specimen. This single, fat-trunk Banana resembles a long-leaf Palm. Full Sun Fast Summer Perennial Evergreen 15 to 20 feet tall and 15 feet wide Bright Green with Bright Red lower midrib Inconspicuous White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Adam's Needle Yucca filamentosa This dramatic accent plant tolerates hot and dry areas. In the summer, it blooms tall, white flower stalks. Sun Moderate Summer Shrub Evergreen 4 feet tall and 3 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
African Aloe Aloe saponaria This plant works well as ground or bank cover and provides a tropical or desert effect. Shade or full sun unknown Several times a year Succulent Evergreen 1 ft tall Unknown Green or red depending on environment Scarlet to yellowish N/A Edit | Details | Delete
African Daisy Osteosperum sp. This drought tolerant plant is ideal on slopes and in borders. It features large, daisy-like flowers that bloom in assorted colors. Sun Moderate Summer Perennial Evergreen 1-3 ft tall 1-2 ft wide 1-2 feet apart Green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
African Iris Moraea iridioides (Dietes vegeta) This plant looks great near water features. It blooms wide, white, waxy flowers from spring to summer, and it has handsome iris-like foliage. Full to Partial Sun Fast Spring to summer Perennial Perennial 4 feet tall and 3 feet wide 2-3 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
African Sumac Rhus lancea Prized for its foliage, this drought tolerant tree makes an excellent hedge or screen. ItÆs a multi-trunked evergreen. Sun Moderate N/A Tree Evergreen 25 feet tall and 15-25 feet wide 15-25 feet apart Dark green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Afterglow Yoshino Cherry Prunus x yedoensis 'Afterglow' This variety of flowering cherry features a handsome pink-flowered form which does not fade to white as other cherries. It also features an upright-spreading habit. In the fall, its bright green foliage turns yellow. Full Sun Moderate Spring Tree Deciduous 20-25 feet tall and 20-25 feet wide 20-25 feet apart Bright Green Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Agapanthus (AKA African Lily & Lilies of the Nile) Agapanthus africanus These perennials come in many different varieties. They usually come in the colors white, violet, or blue. This plant attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. There flowers are very fragrant. These plants look beautiful in masses, and they can be used as a container plant. Sun to Partial Shade Moderate Spring to Fall Perennial Evergreen 24-36 inches tall 36-48 inches apart Varies depending on variety Varies depending on variety N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Agave Agave sp. This drought tolerant plant works great as a specimen plant especially in a xeriscape. It comes in more than 200 different varieties. Full Sun Slow Summer Cactus Evergreen 6 feet tall and 10 feet wide 8 feet apart Varies Depending on Variety Varies Depending on Variety N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Ageratum (Flossflower) Ageratum houstonianum Dwarf plants make great borders. Promote continual blooms with occasional sheering. Partial Sun Moderate Spring Annual Annual 4" - 6" 6" - 8" Delicate Clusters of Blue, Mauve, or White Edit | Details | Delete
Aglo Rhododendron Rhododendron 'Aglo' This good foundation plant exhibits clusters of lavender blooms in the spring. It also exhibits dark green, oblong leaves. Partial shade Moderate Spring Shrub Evergreen 5 feet tall and 5 feet wide 5 feet apart Dark green Lavender N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Aleppo Pine Pinus halepensis This tree can withstand heat and drought. It also makes an excellent Christmas Tree. Sun Fast N/A Tree Evergreen 50 ft tall 25 ft wide 25-35 ft apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Aleppo Pine Pinus halepensis This tree is tolerant of heat, drought, and sea coast conditions. It features evergreen foliage, and it can be used as a living Christmas tree. Sun Fast N/A Tree Evergreen 50 feet tall and 25 feet wide 25-35 feet apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Allamanda "Cherry Jubilee" Yellow Allamanda Cathartica climbing vine, vivid colors Full sun fast year-round evergreen ground cover depends on sup.struct 36 - 60" green red inconspicuous Edit | Details | Delete
Allamanda Cathartica Allamanda Cathartica climbing vine part light part shade fast year-round evergreen ground cover-vine low to ground 24 -36" green yellow, fragrant inconspicuous Edit | Details | Delete
Allamanda Shrub Allamanda neriifolea bush with bright yellow flowers full to part sun year-round peak bloom summer/fall evergreen shrub 5 - 6 ft 36 to 60 inches green yellow showy Edit | Details | Delete
Alleghany Viburnum Viburnum x rhytidophylloides 'Alleghany' This excellent border shrub features yellowish-white flowers in the spring. In early autumn, persistent bright red fruit adorn the plant and turn black later in the season. Full to Partial Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Evergreen 10 feet tall and 10 feet wide 6-8 feet apart Green Yellowish-white Bright Red Edit | Details | Delete
Aloe Vera A.barbadensis A.perfoliata vera This plant has been used for treating burns and skin problems for centuries. Blooming in March and April it is good for attracting Hummingbirds. Sun Moderate Spring Succulent Evergreen 12-18 inches tall Unknown Green Yellowish N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Amaryllis Hippeastrum sp. This plant adds good seasonal color as it blooms from winter to spring. It also features bold, strap like leaves with large trumpet shaped blooms. Sun Fast Winter to Spring Bulb Deciduous 24 inches tall 8-12 inches wide N/A green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
American Bittersweet (Bittersweet Vine) Celastrus scandens This woody and shrubby climber grows over trees, fences, trellises, arbors, and porches. Its berries and twisted vines are often used to make interesting projects. Its berries attract birds, but they will make humans sick. Partial to Full Sun Fast Summer Ground Cover Deciduous N/A N/A Green Greenish-white Orange-Yellow capsules Edit | Details | Delete
American Boxwood Buxus Sempervirens Dark green foliage. Excellent topiary. May be used as hedge. Adaptable, easy to grow. Full Sun / Partial Shade Moderate N/A Shrub Evergreen 15 Feet Tall - 15 Feet Wide 10 - 15 feet apart Dark Green Edit | Details | Delete
American Burford Holly Ilex Cornuta 'Bufordii' Glossy evergreen foliage. Good Background Plant. Tree or Shrub form. Low Maintenance. Full Sun / Partial Shade Fast Spring Shrub Evergreen 15 Feet Tall - 10 Feet Wide 4 - 5 Feet Apart Dark Green White Edit | Details | Delete
Amur Privet Ligustrum amurense This excellent hedge plant has low maintenance requirements. It blooms fragrant, creamy-white flower clusters in the summer. Sun to Shade Fast Summer Shrub Evergreen 15 feet tall and 12 feet wide 12 feet apart Dark green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Anchusa Anchusa azurea 'Loddon Royalist' This perennial features bright, deep blue flowers that appear in early summer. Its stems are so sturdy that this plant seldom needs staking. Full Sun Moderate Early Summer Perennial Perennial 36 inches tall and 24 inches wide 24 inches apart Green Blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Angel Mist-Deep Plum Angelonia Angustifolia Delicate upright annual great for beds or containers. Remove old blooms to promote continual blooming. Full Sun Moderate Spring Annual Annual 8" - 10" 6" - 8" Deep green Deep purple pink, white Edit | Details | Delete
Angel Wing Jasmine Jasminum nitidum This ground cover features star shaped white flowers that are fragrant. Great for attracting Butterflies & Hummingbirds. Sun Moderate Summer to fall Ground Cover Evergreen N/A 6-8ft apart Glossy Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Angelita Daisy Hymenoxys acaulis This drought tolerant plant works great in flower beds and in borders. It works well as a mass planting, container plant, or as a color accent. It blooms golden-yellow daisies from spring to summer. Full Sun Moderate Spring to Summer Perennial Perennial 12 inches tall and 18 inches wide 12-18 inches apart Green Golden Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Anise Illicium sp. Great for mass plantings, this plant has Anise scented foliage and uniquely shaped flowers which bloom in the spring. Full Shade / Partial Shade Moderate Spring Shrub Evergreen 6 - 10 feet tall and 8-10 feet wide 6 - 10 feet apart Dark Green Maroon N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Annabelle Hydrangea Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle' This excellent accent plant is also great for shrub borders. It blooms large, creamy white flowers in the summer. Partial to Full Shade Moderate Summer Shrub Deciduous 5 feet tall and 5 feet wide 5-6 feet apart Green Creamy-white N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Anthony Waterer Spirea Spiraea x bumalda 'Anthony Waterer' This excellent border shrub features purplish red new growth. In the summer, it blooms bright rose-pink flowers. Sun Moderate Summer Shrub Deciduous 4 feet tall and 6 feet wide 4-6 feet apart Green Rose pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Apple Tree Malus domestica This fruit tree features a broad, often densely twiggy crown. The leaves and flowers both appear in the spring. Its fruit matures in autumn. Full Sun Moderate Spring Tree Deciduous 12 to 20 feet tall depending on variety Green White with pink tinge Yes, Apples Edit | Details | Delete
Apricot Tree Prunus armeniaca This tree can be used as an ornamental tree. It also provides sweet juicy fruit. Sun Moderate Spring Tree Deciduous 20 ft tall 15 ft wide 10-15 inches apart Green White or Pink Yes Edit | Details | Delete
Arabian Jasmine Jasminum Sambac This climber is also great as a ground cover or in containers. It features shiny green foliage with very fragrant white blooms which attract butterflys and hummingbirds. Partial shade Fast Summer to fall Ground Cover/Vine Evergreen 5ft tall 4ft wide N/A Dark Green Creamy White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Arborvitae Thuja sp. Evergreen foliage. This is a very versatile plant that is easy to grow. Full Sun Moderate Shrub Evergreen 10 - 60 feet tall and 3 - 25 feet wide Green to Golden Edit | Details | Delete
Arcadia Juniper Juniperus sabina 'Arcadia' This durable and dependable shrub provides great ground cover that spreads and is low growing. It also features beautiful green foliage. Sun Moderate N/A Shrub Evergreen 1-2 ft tall 4ft wide 3-4 ft apart Bright Green Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Ardens Rose of Sharon Hibiscus syriacus 'Ardens' This great specimen plant displays handsome, dark green leaves. It blooms showy, double purple flowers in the summer. Sun Moderate Summer Shrub Deciduous 8 feet tall and 8 feet wide 5-8 feet apart Green Purple N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Areca Palm Arecaceae cincinna trees palms Sun to Partial Shade year-round N/A evergreen palm tree 10-12 ft 6 - 8 ft green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Argentine Mesquite Prosopis alba This semi-evergreen tree is heat tolerant. Its bluish foliage does drop in the spring as the new set of leaves are about to emerge. Full Sun Fast Late Spring Tree Semi-Evergreen Up to 30 feet tall Bluish Creamy Yellow Edible Pods Edit | Details | Delete
Aristocrat Pear Pyrus calleryana 'Aristocrat' This excellent specimen tree blooms masses of white flowers in the spring and provides good fall colors of purple to red. Sun Moderate Spring Tree Deciduous 50 feet tall and 20 feet wide 15-20 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Arizona Ash Fraxinus velutina This tree is a native of North America. It makes an excellent shade tree or specimen tree. Its fall foliage is yellow, and it blooms greenish colored flowers in the spring. Full Sun Fast Spring Tree Deciduous 30 feet tall and 30 feet wide 30 feet apart Green Greenish N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Arizona Cypress Cupressus arizonica This outstanding evergreen tree works great as a screen or windbreaker. It is drought tolerant and displays a bluish-green foliage. Sun Fast N/A Tree Evergreen 40 feet tall and 20 feet wide 15-20 feet apart Blue-Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Arizona Mesquite Prosopis velutina This drought tolerant tree is an ideal specimen tree with attractive branching and tiny yellow flowers. Sun Fast Spring to Summer Tree Deciduous 30 ft tall 30 ft wide 25-30 ft apart Green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Arizona Mesquite Prosopis velutina This drought tolerant plant makes an ideal specimen tree. It features attractive branching and tiny yellow flowers which bloom from spring to summer. Sun Fast Spring to Summer Tree Deciduous 30 feet tall and 30 feet wide 25-30 feet apart Green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Arizona Rosewood Vauquelinia californica This large vase-shaped shrub can be trained as a tree. It can be used as a barrier plant, hedge, small patio tree, in a median, or on a street side. Its bark is dark red. Full Sun to Partial Shade Moderate Early Spring Shrub Evergreen 5-25 feet tall and 4-15 feet wide Green White Seed Capsules Edit | Details | Delete
Arizona Sycamore Platanus wrightii This tree is a member of the Plane Tree Family. It features a smooth, whitish or pale gray colored bark which has a peeling/flaking habit. Full Sun Fast Spring Tree Deciduous 40-80 feet tall and 60-70 feet wide Light Green Inconspicuous Green Tan-Colored Ball/Seed Edit | Details | Delete
Arizona Yellow Bells Tecoma stans angustata This shrub or small tree features bright yellow bell-shaped flowers which bloom from spring until fall. These flowers attract hummingbirds. They work well as a screen or large shrub border. Sun Moderate Spring until Frost Shrub/Small Tree Deciduous 15-20 feet tall Green Bright Yellow Pods Edit | Details | Delete
Arnold Promise Witch Hazel Hamamelis x intermedia 'arnold promise' This plant features an open, spreading form and fragrant, unique looking starburst flowers which bloom in late winter or early spring. This rugged and carefree shrub provides yellow colored fall foliage, and it can be pruned to tree form as plant ages. Sun to Partial Shade Moderate Late Winter-Early Spring Shrub Deciduous 20 feet tall and 10-15 feet wide 10-15 feet apart Green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Arrowwood Viburnum Viburnum dentatum This shrub features creamy white flowers which bloom in the spring. It also exhibits clusters of blue-black fruit and burgundy colored fall foliage. Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Deciduous 12 feet tall and 12 feet wide 10-12 feet apart Green Creamy-white blue-black fruit Edit | Details | Delete
As.Jasmine Tri-color trachelospermum jasminoides variegated green leaves w fragrant flower part shade/part sun fast April to May evergreen ground cover/climbing depends on sup.struct depends on sup.struct green white,showy, pleasant fragr. N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Asiatic Bronze Beauty trachelospermum green leaves variegated part shade/part sun aggressive April to May evergreen vine/ground cover depends on sup.struct depends on sup.struct green creamy white twisted petals N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Asiatic Jasmine trachelospermum jasmoinides full sun best needs 2 years year round evergreen ground cover depends on sup.struct depends on sup.struct green pale yellow, star-shaped, very fragrant inconspicuous Edit | Details | Delete
Asparagus Fern Asparagus 'Sprengeri' Great trailing fern for hanging baskets and containers. Tolerates shade well. Grow outdoors to 24 degrees or grow indoors in bright light. Partial Shade Moderate Year Round Annual Annual 36" - 72" 12" Delicate bright green needle-like 1" long Red Berries Edit | Details | Delete
Asparagus Fern (AKA Emerald Feather or Emerald Fern) Asparagus densiformis Prized for its foliage, this plant adds texture to any planting. It works well as a container patio accent or as a houseplant. Partial Shade Moderate Inconspicuous Tropical/Houseplant N/A N/A 2-3 feet apart Green Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Assorted Coleus Coleus hybridus Prized for its foliage works well in mixed borders or containers featuring vividly variegated foliage. Sun to shade Fast Summer Annual Annual 1-3 ft tall 2-3 ft wide 2-3 ft apart Variegated Blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Australian Bottle Tree Brachychiton populneus These trees are evergreen to semi-evergreen as its leaves may not fall every year. It features white blooms in spring and summer. The trunk of this tree is thick and bulbous at base and narrows quickly toward the top of the trunk creating an interesting bottle shape. The trunk "bottles out" more as the tree matures. Its canopy is dense providing excellent shade. Full Sun to Partial Shade Moderate Spring and Summer Tree Semi-Evergreen 30-50 feet tall and 20-30 feet wide Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Australian Saltbush Atriplex semibaccata This is a widely adaptable plant displaying Gray-green leaves with inconspicuous flowers and fleshy red fruit. Full to reflected sun Fast Unknown Semiherbaceous Evergreen 8-10 inches 6 ft wide Unknown Gray-green Inconspicuous Yes Edit | Details | Delete
Australian Tree Fern Sphaeropteris cooperi (Alsophila a.) This excellent accent plant provides a tropical effect with its prized foliage of finely cut fronds. This plant can also be grown in a container. Partial to full shade Fast N/A Tropical/Houseplant Evergreen 20 feet tall and 12 feet wide 12-15 feet apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Australian Willow Geijera parviflora This tree is great as a patio or street tree with its graceful weeping willow look. It features a noninvasive root system. Sun Moderate Spring to Summer Tree Deciduous 30 ft tall 20 ft wide 18-20 ft apart Green Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Austrian Black Pine Pinus nigra This excellent shade tree is easy to grow and maintain. It tolerates both drought and city conditions. Its foliage is evergreen. Sun Moderate N/A Tree Evergreen 60 feet tall and 40 feet wide 20-40 feet apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Autumn Blaze Maple Acer rubrum 'Autumn Blaze' This excellent shade tree makes a fine lawn or street tree. In the fall, it features blazing fall color of red-orange. In the spring, it features creamy-white blooms. Sun Fast Spring Tree Deciduous 40 feet tall and 20 feet wide 18-20 feet apart Dark green Creamy-white N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Autumn Camellia Camellia sasanqua This shrub blooms fragrant flowers from late fall into early winter. It also exhibits smooth-textured, evergreen leaves. Partial Shade Moderate Late Fall/Early Winter Shrub Evergreen 6-8 feet tall 36-48 inches apart Green Pink or white N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Autumn Glory Hebe Hebe buxifolia 'Autumn Glory' This plant is great in low borders. It is a great color display with its dark, lavender-blue flowers which bloom from summer to fall. This plant attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Sun Moderate Summer to fall Perennial Deciduous 2 feet tall and 2 feet wide 2 feet apart Dark green Lavender-blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Autumn Joy Sedum Sedum spectabile 'Autumn Joy' This easy to grow plant features huge, flat-topped flower heads that begin green in early summer, then turn first pink, next salmon, and finally deep rosy-red in fall. This plant attracts butterflies. Sun to Partial Shade Fast Late Spring to Mid Fall Perennial Perennial 18-24 inches tall and 12-15 inches wide 12-15 inches apart Green Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Azalea Azalea indica Blooms in the Spring. This is an excellent mass planting shrub with lustrous dark green foliage and profuse flower clusters. Full Shade / Partial Shade Moderate Spring Shrub Evergreen 6 feet tall and 4 feet wide 4 -5 feet apart Green Mixed Edit | Details | Delete
Azalea Pink So. Charm Southern Indica showy deep pink rose blooms full sun to light shade moderate mid-spring to summer evergreen shrub 6 - 8 ft 6 - 8 ft green pink to deep rose N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Azalea Salmon formosa rhododendron semsii profuse spring blooms of salmon, pink, white part shade/part sun slow spring and winter evergreen shrub 10 - 12 ft 8 - 10 ft green salmon, pink, white inconspicuous Edit | Details | Delete
Aztec grass liriope muscari white spikes of bell-shaped flwrs in summer part shade/part sun stoloniferous summer evergreen grass ground cover 10 - 12 in ? pale yellow to white bell-shaped ? Edit | Details | Delete
Aztec Sweet Herb Lippia dulcis Trevir. This herb is very flavorful. It also features fragrant foliage and spring blooms that attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Sun to Light Shade Moderate Spring to Summer Perennial Perennial 1 foot tall and 2 feet wide 2 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Baby Bronze New Zealand Flax Phormium tenax 'Baby Bronze' Prized for its foliage, this fast, compact growing plant adds great color contrast to your landscape. This plant has narrow copper-bronze leaves and can be used as a cut flower. Sun Fast Spring Perennial Evergreen 3 feet tall and 2 feet wide 18-24 inches apart Bronze-purple Red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Baby Sun Rose Aptenia cordifolia 'Baby Sun Rose' This drought tolerant makes an excellent annual groundcover. It also works well as container or terrace plantings. From spring to fall, it blooms purplish-red flowers depending on variety. Full-Partial Sun Moderate Spring to Fall Perennial Perennial 10-12 inches tall and 2-3 feet wide 18-24 inches apart Green Varies N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Baby Tears Helxine soleirolii This perennial is prized for its foliage of tiny, round green leaves. It features a delicate look and form. It is ideal in dish gardens. Partial Shade Fast Inconspicuous Ground cover/Vine Perennial 1-2 inches tall and 4-6 inches wide 4-6 inches apart Glossy Green Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Bailey Compact American Viburnum Viburnum trilobum 'Bailey Compact' This shrub works excellent in borders. It features white blooms in the spring which give way to red fruit. In the fall, its foliage appears reddish-purple. Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Deciduous 5-6 feet tall and 5-6 feet wide 5-6 feet apart N/A White Red fruit Edit | Details | Delete
Baja Evening Primrose Oenothera missouriensis This attractive spreading plant features buds that open in the evening with lemon yellow flowers. Sun Fast Summer Perennial Perennial 12 inches tall 18 inches apart 18 inches apart Dark Green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Baja Fairy Duster Calliandra californica This fast growing plant is easy to grow. It works well as a border plant or in a rock garden. It also works well as a container plant. It blooms red powder-puff-like blooms from fall to winter. Full Sun Fast Fall to Winter Shrub Evergreen 2 feet tall and 2 feet wide 2-3 feet apart Green Red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Baja Ruellia Ruellia peninsularis This drought resistant plant makes an ideal perennial border, color accent, or container plant. During the summer, it blooms purple petunia-like flowers. Full Sun Moderate Summer Shrub Evergreen 1 to 4 feet tall and 1 to 4 feet wide 1 to 4 feet apart Green Purple N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Bald Cypress Taxodium distichum This drought tolerant plant makes an excellent shade tree. It is prized for its foliage, and it exhibits a stately, upright form. This tree tolerates both wet or dry soils. Sun Fast N/A Tree Deciduous 70 feet tall and 30 feet wide 20-30 feet apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Baltic Ivy Hedera helix 'Baltica' This excellent groundcover is grown for its hardy, evergreen foliage. It is a clinging vine. Partial shade Moderate N/A Ground Cover Evergreen N/A N/A Dark Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Bamboo Bambusa glaucescens 'Alphonse Karr' Great for tropical, oriental or jungle effect. Makes a good screen if not thinned. Part shade to full or reflected sun slow N/A Perennial Grass Evergreen 10-15 ft and up to 30 ft Unknown Pink and Green stripes N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Bamboo Palm Chamaedora erumpens Prized for its foliage and attractive drooping leaves, this plant works great in containers or as a patio accent. It can also be used indoors. Partial to Full Shade Slow Inconspicuous Tropical/Houseplant Evergreen 6-8 feet tall and 4-5 feet wide 4-5 feet apart Dark Green Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Banana Shrub Michelia figo This is an ideal plant for patio or entryway. It exudes a fruity banana scent. Partial Sun Slow Spring Summer Fall Shrub Evergreen 6 - 8 feet tall and 6 feet wide 5 -6 feet apart Glossy Green Creamy Yellow Edit | Details | Delete
Banana Tree Musa sp. This excellent accent plant adds a tropical look to your landscape with its bold textured foliage. Its blooms are inconspicuous. Full to Partial Sun Fast Spring Tree N/A 6-10 feet tall and 6-10 feet wide 6-8 feet apart Green Yellow Bananas Edit | Details | Delete
Bar Harbor Juniper Juniperus horizontalis 'Bar Harbor' This drought tolerant, low maintenance plant is used as a ground cover. It has bluish green foliage which turns a purplish color in the winter. Full Sun Fast N/A Ground Cover Evergreen 1 foot tall and 8 feet wide 6-8 feet apart Blue-green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Barberry Berberis thunbergii This excellent specimen/accent plant is prized for its foliage of red, green, or golden leaves. It is a drought tolerant plant. Sun Moderate N/A Shrub Deciduous 2-5 feet tall and 3-6 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Varies by variety N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Barnsley Tree Mallow Lavatera thuringiaca 'Barnsley' This plant makes an excellent border plant. It blooms in the spring and summer, and its blossoms resemble hollyhocks. The blooms are white with a red eye. Sun Fast Spring Perennial Perennial 7 feet tall and 5 feet wide 4-5 feet apart Green White with red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Barnyard Grass Echinochloa Crusgalli This weed has a stem base which is reddish to dark purple. It grows erect. It often appears in late summer or fall. Weed/Grass Annual Linear shaped leaves with smooth edges Found in cropped areas, wet areas, and gardens. Edit | Details | Delete
Bay Laurel Laurus nobilis This plant possesses aromatic foliage which is also ideal for culinary uses. It blooms in the spring and makes a great topiary plant. Sun Slow Spring Tree Evergreen 20-25 feet tall and 12-15 feet wide 12-15 feet apart Dark Green Pale yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Beach Plum Prunus maritima This tree bears dark, red-purple fruit that is great for jellies and jams. In the spring, it blooms showy, double white flowers which attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Sun Moderate Spring Tree Deciduous 6 feet tall and 5 feet wide 4-5 feet apart Dark green White Dark, red-purple plums Edit | Details | Delete
Beacon Silver Dead Nettle Lamium maculatum 'Beacon Silver' This excellent groundcover features silver leaves with green edges. It blooms beautiful, rose-pink flowers from spring to summer. Partial shade Moderate Spring to Summer Ground Cover Perennial 12 inches tall and 18 inches wide 16-18 inches apart Silver and Green Rose-pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Bear Grass Nolina microcarpa This grassy accent plant add interest to planters and works well in rock gardens. Exhibits pale green to white flowers in the spring. Full sun to open shade slow Spring 3ft tall 6 ft wide unknown Green Pale green to white N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Bear's Breech Acanthus mollis This herbaceous plant features handsome lobed leaves. In spring and summer, it blooms white to purple flowers on long spikes. Full Sun or Shade Fast Spring and Summer Perennial Perennial 5 feet tall and 3 feet wide Green White, Pink, and Purple N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Bearded Iris Iris germanica This plant features beautiful, fragrant flowers perfect for cutting. They come in a wide variety of color choices. There are also many varieties featuring a wide selection of plant sizes. Sun Moderate Spring and Summer Perennial/Bulb Perennial Varies depending on Variety Green to Blue-Green Varies due to Variety N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Beautybush Kolkwitzia amabilis This shrub exhibits a weeping habit, and it makes a great border or specimen plant. It also features pink, bell-shaped flowers which cover the plant's dark green foliage in the spring. The bark of this plant flakes off in the spring to expose striped purple areas. Full Sun-Partial Shade Fast Spring Shrub Deciduous 6-15 feet tall and 4-8 feet wide 4-8 feet apart Dark Green Pink Brown, Bristly Seeds Edit | Details | Delete
Belle de Nancy French Lilac Syringa vulgaris 'Belle de Nancy' This excellent accent plant features fragrant, pink, double bloom flowers which appear in the spring and make perfect cutting flowers. Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Deciduous 12 feet tall and 10 feet wide 8-10 feet apart Dark green Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Berckman's Golden Arborvitae Platycladus orientalis 'Aurea Nana' This slow-growing conifer features dense branching with bright golden-yellow foliage throughout the year. It works well as an attractive accent plant, hedge, or as a foundation plant. It does not require pruning to keep its rounded shape. Full Sun to Partial Shade Slow Inconspicuous Evergreen Shrub 5 feet tall 6 feet apart Golden-Yellow Inconspicuous Cones Edit | Details | Delete
Beuvronensis Dwarf Scotch Pine Pinus sylvestris 'beuvronensis' This miniature Scotch pine features a small, compact, dome-shaped form. Full Sun Slow N/A Shrub Evergreen 3 feet tall 3-6 feet apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Bigleaf Hydrangea (AKA Garden Hydrangea) Hydrangea macrophylla Blooms in the summer months. This low maintenance shrub works great as a border. Full Sun Fast Summer Shrub Deciduous 10 feet tall and 6 feet wide 5 -6 feet apart Gree Mixed Edit | Details | Delete
Bigroot Morning Glory (AKA Wild Sweet Potato or Wild Potato Vine) Ipomoea Pandurata This weed has big, yellowish white roots. The stem is purplish and smooth. Weed/Broadleaf Perennial Heart shaped leaves with smooth edges Found in cultivated fields, along fences and roadsides, and among crops. Edit | Details | Delete
Bindweed (AKA Creeping Jenny) Convolvulus Arvensis This weed has a very long root system, and it grows as a vine. Its flowers are white or pink in color. Weed/Broadleaf Perennial Spade/Arrowhead shaped leaves with smooth edges Found in both cultivated and non-cultivated areas Edit | Details | Delete
Bird's Nest Spruce Picea abies 'Nidiformis' This drought tolerant shrub makes a great low hedge. It is easy to grow, and it features rich green colored spreading, evergreen foliage. Sun Moderate N/A Shrub Evergreen 6 feet tall and 8 feet wide 6-8 feet apart Dark green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Bismarck Palm Bismarckia nobilis This magnificent specimen plant grows fast once it is established. It is drought tolerant, and it is grown for its blue-green foliage. Full Sun Moderate N/A Tree Palm 50 to 60 feet tall and 20 to 30 feet wide 20 to 30 feet apart Blue-Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Blaauw's Pink Azalea Azalea kurume 'Blaauw's Pink' This excellent border shrub is known to attract butterflies. It blooms yellowish pink flowers in the spring, and it exhibits a compact growth habit. Partial Shade Moderate Spring Shrub Evergreen 6 feet tall and 5 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Green Yellowish pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Black Knight Butterfly Bush Buddleia davidii 'Black Knight' This shrub looks great in mixed borders. In the summer, it blooms fragrant, dark purple blooms which attract butterflies. Sun Fast Summer Shrub Deciduous 8 feet tall and 6 feet wide 4-6 feet apart Green Purple N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Black Medic This weed has small, yellow flowers. Weed/Broadleaf Annual Clover-shaped leaves with smooth edges Found in poor, dry soil in sunny areas Edit | Details | Delete
Black Nightshade Solanum Ptycanthum This weed grows erect, but it is also spreading, bushy, or climbing. It also has white or purple flowers and purple or red fruits. All parts of this plant, including the fruits, are poisonous. Weed/Broadleaf Annual Arrowhead shaped leaves with serrated edges. Found in cultivated fields as well as sunny or shaded landscape or garden areas. Edit | Details | Delete
Black-Eyed Susan or Rudbeckia Rudbeckia fulgida This perennial is virtually carefree. It looks excellent in masses with its golden yellow blooms which flower from summer to fall. These flowers are perfect for cutting. Sun Fast Spring to fall Perennial Deciduous 24 inches tall and 24 inches wide 18 inches apart Dark Green Gold N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Blackfoot Daisy Melampodium leucanthemum This plant is excellent in masses and containers. It grows well in poor soil and displayS white and yellow daisies. Sun Moderate Spring to frost Annual Deciduous 6-12 inches tall 12 inches wide 12 inches apart Green White-yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Blanket Flower Gaillardi sp This drought tolerant, vigorous plant is great in borders, containers, and mass plantings. It displays showy Daisy-like flowers. Sun Fast Summer Perennial Perennial 24 inches tall 18 inches wide 9-12 inches apart Green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Bloodgood Japanese Maple Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood' Prized for its vivid, colorful foliage, this tree makes an excellent specimen plant with its dark reddish bark. Partial Shade Fast Inconspicuous Tree Deciduous 15 feet tall and 15 feet wide 15-20 feet apart Red-purple Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Angel Holly Ilex x meserveae Blue Angel This shrub is prized for its foliage of large crinkled leaves. This plant offers year-round interest as it produces red berries in the winter. Full-Partial Sun Slow N/A Shrub Evergreen 8 feet tall and 8 feet wide 6-7 feet apart Green N/A Red berries in the winter Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Atlas Cedar Cedrus atlantica 'Glauca' This dependable evergreen tree makes a great specimen plant, but it needs good drainage. Its foliage is a bluish-green. Partial Shade Slow N/A Tree Evergreen 60 feet tall and 40 feet wide 30-40 feet apart Blue-green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Butterfly Bush Buddleia davidii This drought tolerant plant is great in mixed borders. In the summer, it blooms fragrant lavender-blue flowers which attract butterflies. Full Sun Fast Summer Shrub Deciduous 6 feet tall and 5 feet wide 3 - 5 feet apart Gray-Green Lavender-Blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Carpet Juniper Juniperus squamata 'Blue Carpet' This drought tolerant and heat tolerant plant is easy to grow. It is an excellent evergreen groundcover with its silvery, blue-gray foliage. Sun Slow N/A Shrub Evergreen 10 inches tall and 4 feet wide 2-3 feet apart Blue-green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Chip Juniper Juniperus horizontalis 'Blue Chip' This drought tolerant shrub is considered a good low maintenance plant which makes it an excellent groundcover. It displays wide spreading evergreen foliage. Sun Moderate N/A Shrub Evergreen 1 foot tall and 8 feet wide 6 feet apart Blue-green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Dracaena Cordyline indivisa This exotic palm-like shrub makes an unusual accent plant. It is prized for its foliage of long, blue-green leaves. Sun Moderate N/A Tropical/Houseplant Evergreen 25 feet tall and 10-15 feet apart 10-15 feet apart Blue-green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Elf Aloe Aloe Hybrid 'Blue Elf' This aloe gives a dramatic accent to containers or in landscapes. Full Sun Unknown January to April Succulent Evergreen 18 inches tall 2 ft wide Unknown Silver-blue Orange-red Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Fescue Festuca ovina 'Glauca' This drought tolerant groundcover is prized for its foliage. It adds both texture and a dramatic look to your landscape. Sun Moderate Summer Ground Cover Deciduous 12 inches tall and 12 inches wide 8-12 inches apart Blue-green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Girl Holly llex x meserveae 'Blue Girl' This cold hardy plant makes a handsome hedge or specimen shrub. It produces a profusion of bright red berries from fall through winter. 'Blue Girl' holy is the female counterpart to 'Blue Boy' holly. Its dense foliage maintains a blue-green color throughout the year, and it features a pyramidal habit. Full to Partial Sun Moderate Spring Evergreen Shrub 6-8 feet tall 3-6 feet apart Blue-Green White Red Berries Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Holly Ilex x meserveae This dependable, evergreen shrub works great in mixed borders. It is prized for its blue-green foliage and showy fall berries. Sun to Shade Moderate Inconspicuous Shrub Evergreen 12-15 feet tall and 12-15 feet wide 4-10 feet apart Blue-green Inconspicuous Red berries in the fall Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Italian Cypress Cupressus sempervirens 'Glauca' This tree features a narrow columnar habit of growth. Its height can reach as tall as 25-40 feet, but its width is usually only about three feet wide. It features blue-green foliage and a tight columnar form. It is used most often for framing, as a strong accent around large buildings, or in the formal landscape. It can also be used as a screen when planted together. Full Sun Moderate Inconspicuous Evergreen Tree 25-40 feet tall 3 feet apart Blue-Green Inconspicuous Inconspicuous Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Japanese White Pine Pinus parviflora glauca This specimen tree adds color contrast to your landscape with its prized, showy, blue-green foliage. Its form is wide spreading. Sun Slow N/A Tree Evergreen 45 feet tall and 45 feet wide 45 feet apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Jay Dwarf White Pine Pinus strobus 'blue jay' This shrub has excellent blue color and a slightly more open habit in comparison to other dwarf white pines. It also features a low mound habit and a shaggy appearance. Full Sun to Partial Sun Slow N/A Shrub Evergreen 2 feet tall and 4 feet wide 4 feet apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Leaf Wattle Acacia saligna This is a fast growing shrub that displays long, narrow blue-green leaves and beautiful yellow-orange puffballs. Full Sun Fats Early Spring Shrub Evergreen Unknown Unknown Blue-Green Yellow-Orange N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Leaf Wattle (AKA Weeping Wattle and Golden Wreath Wattle) Acacia saligna This tree/shrub features a light grey/brown fissured bark and blue-green flattened philos. In the spring, it blooms clusters of yellowish-orange colored puff balls which are followed by long brown pods. Sun to Partial Shade Fast Late Winter to Early Spring Tree/Shrub Semi-Evergreen 15-25 feet tall and 10-20 feet wide Blue-Green Yellowish Orange N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Maid Holly Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Maid' This shrub is considered cold hardy and a true holly. It exhibits lustrous blue-green foliage and abundant bright red berries. It works great along walkways. Sun Fast N/A Shrub Evergreen 12-15 feet tall and 8-10 feet apart 8-10 feet apart Dark green N/A Bright red berries Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Marguerite Daisy Felicia amelloides This drought tolerant plant features blue flowers and aromatic, evergreen leaves. It is treated as an annual in cooler climates and as a shrubby perennial where it is warmer. Sun Moderate Mid Summer to Early Fall Perennial/Annual/Subshrub Evergreen 12-18 inches tall 9-12 inches apart Green Medium Blue w/ Yellow Center N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Mist Bluebeard Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Blue Mist' This excellent accent plant features silvery green foliage and bright blue flowers which blooms in the summer. This plant attracts both hummingbirds and butterflies. Sun Moderate Summer Perennial Perennial 4 feet tall and 4 feet wide 2-3 feet apart Gray-green Blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Muffin Viburnum Viburnum dentatum 'Christom' PPAF This great hedge or border shrub blooms profuse white flowers in the spring. It also produces abundant blue colored berries. Sun to Shade Moderate Spring Shrub Deciduous 3-5 feet tall and 3-4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Green White Blue colored berries Edit | Details | Delete
Blue or Lilac Hibiscus Alyogyne huegelii This plant does not have blue flowers, and it is not a Hibiscus. Instead, it features Hibiscus looking, lilac-colored blooms, and its foliage is a deeply lobed leaf. It makes a wonderful tropical plant. Full Sun Moderate Year Round Shrub Evergreen 6 feet tall and wide Green Lilac N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Pacific Shore Juniper Juniperus conferta 'Blue Pacific' This shrub is an excellent carefree plant. Full Sun Moderate Shrub Evergreen 1 foot tall and 6 feet wide 3 - 6 feet apart Blue-Green Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Palo Verde Cercidium floridum This drought tolerant tree is an excellent accent tree with beautiful blue-green foliage displaying yellow blooms spotted with red. Sun Moderate Spring Tree Deciduous 25 ft tall 20 ft wide 20 ft apart Blue-green Yellow-red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Pfitzer Juniper Juniperus Chinensis'Pfitzeriana Glauca' This drought tolerant evergreen shrub makes a good foundation plant with silvery blue foliage. Great in rock gardens or as a border plant. Sun Slow N/A Evergreen Shrub 6ft tall10 ft wide 5-6 feet apart Silvery Blue N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Plumbago (auriculata) Plumbago auriculata This plant is great in mixed borders. It will climb if supported. Its bright blue flower clusters bloom from spring to fall. Sun to shade Moderate Spring to fall Perennial Perennial 4-5 feet tall and 5 feet wide 2-4 feet apart Green Blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Plumbago (ceratostigma) Ceratostigma plumbaginoides This colorful groundcover blooms striking blue, cutting flowers from summer to fall. In the fall, its foliage is bronze-red. Full to Partial Sun Fast Summer to fall Perennial Perennial 6-10 inches tall and 12-18 inches wide 12-18 inches apart Green Blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Point Juniper Juniperus chinensis 'Blue Point' This good specimen shrub is a dependable, easy to grow evergreen with soft blue foliage. This plant is drought tolerant. Sun Moderate N/A Shrub Evergreen 15 feet tall and 7 feet wide 5-7 feet apart Blue-green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Point Juniper Juniperus chinensis'Blue Point' This drought tolerant evergreen shrub features soft blue foliage and is easy to grow. Can be used as a screen plant. Sun Moderate N/A Shrub Evergreen 15ft tall 7 ft wide 5-7 ft apart Blue Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Potato Bush (AKA Paraguay Nightshade) Lycianthes rantonnei (Solanum rantonnetii) This plant is heat and drought tolerant. In colder areas, it will loose its leaves during a frost, but it remains evergreen in warmer climates. Despite its name, all parts of this plant are poisonous if ingested. It features a sprawling habit, and it will bloom repeatedly throughout the year. This plant can be trained as a vine, bush, ground cover, or small tree. Full Sun Fast Blooms Repeatedly Shrub Deciduous to Evergreen 6-8 feet tall 36-48 inches apart Green Violet/Purple Red Berries Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Potato Vine Solanum crispum 'Glaserium' This plant is often called a "wall shrub". It has to be trimmed to retain a vining appearance as it gets round and bushy. Its flowers are slightly fragrant, and its berries are non-edible. Sun to partial shade Fast Late Spring-Early winter Shrub Semi-Evergreen 8-10 ft tall 10-12 ft wide Unknown Dark Green Blue-Violet Yellow-Orange Berries Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Prince Holly Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Prince' This shrub is very cold hardy, and it makes a good foundation plant. It is prized for its foliage of dark blue-green leaves. Sun to Shade Moderate Spring Shrub Evergreen 12 feet tall and 12 feet wide 10 feet apart Blue-green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Princess Holly Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Princess' This excellent accent plant is very cold hardy and easy to grow. It displays showy red berries in the fall. Sun to Shade Moderate Spring Shrub Evergreen 12-15 feet tall and 12-15 feet wide 4-6 feet apart Blue-green White Red berries in the fall Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Rain Sage Leucophyllum This drought tolerant plant is a great accent plant that features Silvery foliage with little blue-violet blooms. Full Sun to part shade Slow Midsummer Shrub Evergreen 3 to 6ft tall 3-6ft wide Unknown Silver green Blue-Violet N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Rug Juniper Juniperus horizontalis 'Wiltonii' Versatile evergreen shrub that is often used as a groundcover. Full Sun Fast Ground Cover Evergreen 1 foot tall and 8 feet wide 6 feet apart Silvery Blue Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Sargent Juniper Juniperus chinensis 'Sargentii Glauca' This shrub makes a good foundation plant with its feathery blue green foliage and inconspicuous blooms. This shrub has a dwarf growth habit. Full Sun Moderate N/A Shrub Evergreen 18 inches tall and 6 feet wide 4 feet apart Blue-green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Scaevola Scaevola aemula This excellent groundcover blooms beautiful blue flowers in the summer. It is an evergreen plant which grows in a mat-form. Sun to Shade Moderate Summer Perennial Perennial 10 inches tall and 24 inches wide 18-24 inches apart Green Blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Shag Pine Pinus strobus 'Blue Shag' This excellent specimen plant is a fast growing evergreen. It exhibits inconspicuous blooms and bluish-green foliage. Sun Fast Spring Tree Evergreen 60 feet tall and 30 feet wide 30 feet apart Blue-green Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Star Creeper Pratia pendulata This showy, creeping groundcover looks excellent in masses. It blooms blue-purple star-like flowers from late spring through summer. This plant can tolerate dry soils. Sun-Partial Shade Moderate Spring to Summer Perennial Perennial 1/2 inch tall and indefinite width 2-3 feet apart Green Blue/Violet N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Blue Star Juniper Juniperus squamata 'Blue Star' This drought tolerant plant is considered to be a hardy and low maintenance evergreen shrub. It exhibits blue-green foliage, and it is often used in mass plantings. Sun Slow N/A Shrub Evergreen 3 feet tall and 4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Blue-green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Bluebeard Caryopteris x clandonensis This drought tolerant perennial works great in masses. In the summer, it blooms lovely bright blue flowers which attract butterflies and are perfect for cutting. Its foliage is a silvery green. Sun Moderate Summer Perennial Perennial 4 feet tall and 4 feet wide 2-3 feet apart Silvery green Blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Bluebird Hydrangea Hydrangea serrata 'Bluebird' This excellent border shrub thrives in mild winter areas. It blooms bright blue flower clusters in the summer. These flowers attract both butterflies and hummingbirds; they are also perfect for cutting. Partial Shade Moderate Summer Shrub Deciduous 6 feet tall and 6 feet wide 5-6 feet apart Dark green Blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Bog Rosemary Andromeda polifolia This shrub works well as a low border or in rock gardens. It blooms pale pink flower clusters in the spring. Sun Fast Spring Shrub Evergreen 2 feet tall and 3 feet wide 30-36 inches apart Silvery green Pale pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Bottle Palm Hyophorbe lagenicaulis This tree is a compact specimen plant featuring a unique, bottle shaped trunk and green to gray foliage. Sun Slow N/A Tree Evergreen 12-15 ft tall 10-12 ft wide 10-12 ft apart Gray-Green Creamy White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Bottle tree Brachychiton populneus This is a great screen or windbreak tree that features a distinct, tapering trunk with dainty white flowers. Sun Moderate Late Spring Tree Evergreen 50 ft tall 30 ft wide 25-30 ft apart Dark Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Bottlebrush Callistemon This great specimen plant creates an interesting landscape element. Its bottlebrush-like blooms flower in cycles throughout the year. Its flowers attract hummingbirds. This plant comes in many different varieties and colors. Full Sun Fast Blooms in Cycles Shrub Evergreen 10 to 25 feet tall and 10 to 25 feet wide 10 to 25 feet apart Green Varies depending on variety N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Bougainvillea Bougainvillea x buttiana These flowering shrubs come in many different varieties and colors. They are drought tolerant, and they make great specimen, rock garden, color accent, or container plants. Their large colorful flowers bloom all summer. Full Sun Fast Spring to Fall Shrub Evergreen 10-15 feet tall and 10-15 feet wide N/A Green Varies depending on variety N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Bouquet Blanc Mock Orange Philadelphus x 'bouquet blanc' This upright, deciduous shrub features semi-double to double, fragrant white flowers that have an orange smell. Full Sun-Partial Shade Moderate Summer Shrub Deciduous 6 feet tall and 5 feet wide 5 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Bowles Golden Grass Carex elata 'Bowles Golden' Prized for its foliage of arching, narrow leaves, the color on this ornamental grass is golden striped with faint green stripes. This plant thrives in shallow standing water. Partial Shade Moderate Spring to summer Ground Cover Perennial 18-24 inches tall and 24 inches wide 24-36 inches apart Green, striped with yellow Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Bowles Mauve Wallflower Erysimum linifolium 'Bowles Mauve' This perennial blooms rich mauve colored flowers from winter-spring. It works great in rock gardens, and it will trail over walls. Sun Fast Winter to Spring Perennial Deciduous 15 inches tall and 12 inches wide 12-15 inches apart Green Mauve Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Boxleaf Euonymus Euonymus japonica pulchella This compact evergreen shrub features glossy foliage and requires little maintenance. Great as a low hedge. Sun Moderate N/A Shrub Evergreen 3 ft tall 2 ft wide 12-24 inches apart Dark Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Boxwood Buxus sp. This shrub type offers interesting foliage texture. They often make excellent hedges, popular foundation plantings, and great topiaries. Partial shade Slow Spring Shrub Evergreen Depends on variety Depends on variety Dark green Creamy-white N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Boxwood Beauty Natal Plum Carissa macrocarpa 'Boxwood Beauty' This drought tolerant and fragrant tropical evergreen shrub makes a great specimen plant. It can also be used as a border, rock garden, or foundation plant. It blooms white blooms in the summer followed by red fruit. Full Sun Moderate Summer Shrub Evergreen 3 feet tall and 5 feet wide 3-5 feet apart Dark Green White Red Edit | Details | Delete
Boxwood japanese Buxus microphylla compact shrub green to bronze Dappled shade to full sun slowly summer evergreen shrub 4 - 6 ft 4 - 6 ft green to bronze greenish yellow small N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Bradford Pear (AKA Flowering Pear) Pyrus calleryana 'Bradford' Provides excellent fall color and is tolerant of urban conditions. Full Sun Moderate Spring Tree Deciduous 50 feet tall 10 - 35 feet apart Green White Edit | Details | Delete
Brazil Deciduous Azalea Azalea x exbury 'Brazil' This shrub looks excellent in masses. It is a vigorous grower that blooms bright tangerine red blooms in the spring. Shade Moderate Spring Shrub Deciduous 8-12 feet tall and 10-12 feet wide 10-12 feet apart Green Tangerine-red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Brazilian Pepper Schinus terebinthifolius This drought tolerant plant makes a great specimen plant. It features showy white bloom clusters in the summer and showy red fruit in the fall. It can take either a single-trunk or a multi-trunk form. Sun Moderate Summer Tree Evergreen 30 feet tall and 20 feet wide 20-25 feet apart Green White Red Edit | Details | Delete
Brewer Saltbush Atriplex lentiformis breweri Many claim that this is the best saltbush for garden use. It features gray foliage with clusters of golden fruit. Full to reflected sun Slow to Moderate Late Spring Shrub Evergreen 3-8 ft tall 6-8ft wide Unknown Gray Unknown Golden Edit | Details | Delete
Bright Edge Yucca Yucca filamentosa 'Bright Edge' This drought tolerant shrub makes an excellent accent plant. It features stiff, green and gold leaves. Its tall white flower spikes bloom in the summer. Sun Slow Summer Shrub Evergreen 3-4 feet tall and 3-4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Green and gold White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Bright Gold Cypress Chamaecyparis pisifera 'filifera bright gold' This gold thread cypress stays bright gold all year round. This plant features a dwarf, upright habit. Sun Slow N/A Shrub Evergreen 3-6 feet tall 3-6 feet apart Gold and Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
British Ruellia Ruellia brittoniana This evergreen shrub is known for its flowers which bloom from spring until frost. It also works well in containers and planters. Full Sun to Partial Shade Fast Spring to Fall Shrub Evergreen 3 feet tall and 4 feet wide Green with Purple Venation Purple or Blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Brittlebush Encilia farinosa This rounded, leafy bush is a member of the sunflower family. It features silver-gray leaves and brittle, woody branches which contain a fragrant resin. Sun Moderate Late Spring to Early Summer Shrub Deciduous 2-5 feet tall Silver-Gray Bright Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Broadmoor Juniper Juniperus sabina 'Broadmoor' This drought tolerant plant makes an excellent groundcover. It is prized for its soft, grayish green foliage. Sun Moderate N/A Ground Cover Evergreen 1 foot tall and 5 feet wide 5 feet apart Gray-green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Bromegrass (Smooth) Bromus Inermis This weed grows erect, and the leaf sheath is fused below the collar. Weed/Grass Perennial Linear shaped leaves with smooth edges Found in cultivated areas, along roadsides, and along fence rows. Edit | Details | Delete
Broom Cytisus scoparius This easily adaptable plant looks great in masses, and it produces golden yellow flowers in the spring. Full Sun / Partial Shade Moderate Spring Shrub Deciduous 5 feet tall and 5 feet wide 3 feet apart Green Golden Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Brouwer's Beauty Pieris Pieris japonica 'Brouwer's Beauty' This excellent specimen shrub needs to be planted in organic soil. It produces large, pure white flowers in the spring. Partial Shade Moderate Spring Shrub Evergreen 5 feet tall and 5 feet wide 5 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Buckeye Bottlebrush Callistemon sp. This drought tolerant plant tolerates high temperatures. It makes a great border or accent plant. It displays a rich green foliage. Sun Moderate Summer Shrub Evergreen 12 feet tall and 10 feet wide 8-10 feet apart Dark green Crimson red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Buffalo Juniper Juniperus sabina 'Buffalo' This excellent groundcover is drought tolerant. It is a dwarf, spreading evergreen which features soft, gray-green leaves. Sun Moderate N/A Shrub Evergreen 1 foot tall and 6 feet wide 4-6 feet apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Bugleweed (Metallic Crisp) Ajuga pyramidalis 'Metallica Crispa' This excellent groundcover features unique crinkled leaves. It blooms lovely blue flower spikes in the spring. This plant attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Partial shade Fast Spring and summer Perennial Evergreen N/A 8-12 inches apart Bronze Blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Bull Thistle Cirsium Vulgare This weed grows erect and blooms pink/purple flowers. Weed/Broadleaf Biennial Lanceolate shaped leaves with irregular edges Found mostly in uncultivated lands Edit | Details | Delete
Bunchberry Cornus canadensis This low growing, deciduous shrub features tiny, white flower clusters surrounded by four large white bracts which give the appearance of a single blossom. Its coral red fruit attract birds. Partial Shade Slow Late Spring Perennial Semi-Evergreen depending on climate 2-8 inches tall N/A-Spreading Dark Green White Red Edit | Details | Delete
Bunya-Buyna Araucaria bidwillii It is an impressive plant for large business and residential entrances. When used as a large specimen tree, it makes a great evergreen shade tree. But, this tree can also be kept small for years as a container plant. Part Shade to full sun Slow N/A tree Evergreen up to 80 ft tall Unknown Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Bur Cucumber Sicyos Angulatus This weed grows into a vine and blooms white/green flowers. Weed/Broadleaf Annual Pentagon shaped leaves with serrated edges Found in wooded areas along stream banks and shady damp areas Edit | Details | Delete
Bur Oak Quercus macrocarpa This tree is huge as it reaches a height and spread of 70 to 90 feet. Its crown is very impressive due to its uniformity in crown shape. Its trunk is massive, and its branches are stout. This tree produces large acorns with furry, bur-like caps. This tree is very drought tolerant and adapts well to soil quality where other Oak trees would fail. Full Sun Moderate Spring Deciduous Tree 70-90 feet tall 60-80 feet wide Dark Green Yellow-Brown Acorns Edit | Details | Delete
Burford Holly Ilex cornuta 'Burfordii' With its glossy evergreen foliage, this plant makes a good background plant. It is low maintenance, and it can take on a tree or shrub form. Full Sun / Partial Shade Fast Spring Shrub Evergreen 15 feet tall and 10 feet wide 4 - 5 feet apart Dark Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Burgundy Butterfly Bush Buddleia davidii 'Burgundy' This plant looks great in mixed borders. From summer to frost, it blooms fragrant, burgundy flowers which attract butterflies. These flowers are also great for cuttings. Sun Fast Spring to frost Shrub Deciduous 6 feet tall and 5 feet wide 4-5 feet apart Gray-green Burgundy N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Burgundy Chinese Fringe Flower Loropetalum chinense rubrum 'Burgundy' Prized for its foliage, this shrub makes an excellent accent plant. It has attractive bark at maturity, and it blooms hot pink flowers in the spring. Full Sun / Partial Shade Moderate Spring Shrub Evergreen 6-10 feet tall and 6-10 feet wide 8-10 feet apart Burgundy-red Hot pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Burgundy Glow Ajuga Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow' This excellent groundcover features a showy, variegated foliage. It blooms blue flowers in the spring. Partial shade Moderate Spring Perennial Perennial 6 inches tall and 18 inches wide 12-18 inches apart Variegated Blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Burkwood Viburnum Viburnum x burkwoodii This plant is ideal for shrub borders. It is both heat and cold tolerant. In the spring, it blooms fragrant, white flowers which attract butterflies. Sun Moderate Late spring Shrub Deciduous 8-10 feet tall and 5-6 feet wide 5-6 feet apart Dark green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Bursage (Triangle-Leaf) AKA Rabbit Bush Ambrosia deltoidea The leaves on this plant are gray-green on top and white and fuzzy textured on bottom. This plant is drought deciduous as it will loose its leaves during the dry seasons. From winter until summer, it blooms yellow-green flower spikes. Sun Fast Winter to Summer Shrub Semi-Deciduous 1 1/2 feet tall and 2 feet wide Gray-Green Yellow-Green Small Burs Edit | Details | Delete
Bush Morning Glory Convolvulus cneorum This summer bloomer is an excellent border shrub featuring silvery gray leaves with bright white flowers. Great for butterfly and hummingbird gardens. Sun Moderate Summer Shrub Evergreen 3 ft tall 3 ft wide 3 ft apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Butterfly Bush Buddleia davidii This vigorous growing deciduous shrub produces long spikes of fragrant flowers on its new growth during the summer. This plant offers long lasting color, and it attracts butterflies. Some of the variety of colors this plant comes in includes: white, pink, orange-yellow, red, lavender, purple, and dark violet. Sun Fast Summer Shrub Deciduous 8 feet tall and 6 feet wide 4-6 inches apart Gray-green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Cabbage Palm (AKA Sabal Palm) Sabel palmetto This fan palm features leaves with a bare petiole terminating in a rounded fan of numerous leaflets. It is salt tolerant and frost tolerant. It is the state tree of both Florida and South Carolina. Full Sun Moderate Spring and Summer Tree Palm 32 to 82 feet tall Green Yellowish Yes, Black Drupes Edit | Details | Delete
Cactus (Assorted) Cactaceae These drought tolerant plants are low maintenance and easy to grow. They work well as xeriscape, border, specimen, or container plants. These plants come in many different varieties each with exciting and different forms and blooms. Full Sun Slow Varies depending on variety Cactus Evergreen Varies depending on species N/A Varies depending on variety N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Caesar's Brother Siberian Iris Iris sibirica 'Caesar's Brother' This plant looks excellent in masses. It features handsome, grass-like leaves and deep violet-blue flowers which bloom in late spring. Sun to Shade Moderate Late spring Perennial Perennial 36 inches tall and 18 inches wide 12-18 inches apart Green Violet-blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Calendula (AKA Pot Marigold) Calendula officinalis This annual is easy to grow. It features showy flowers that make great cut flowers. Full Sun Moderate Summer to Fall Annual Annual 18-24 inches tall 6-9 inches apart Green Orange to Bright Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Calgary Carpet Ö Juniper Juniperus sabina 'Mona' This low growing plant features soft lacy green foliage which forms a dense carpet. This plant looks great in masses or as a groundcover. Sun Slow N/A Shrub Evergreen 6 feet tall and 5-10 feet wide 5-10 feet apart Soft Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
California Fan Palm Washingtonia filifera This palm is an excellent specimen tree. It features thick bark and large, gray-green leaves. Sun Moderate N/A Tree-Palm tree Evergreen 50 ft tall 25 ft wide 20-25 ft apart Gray-green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
California Lilac Ceanothus 'Dark Star' This Wild Lilac Hybrid plant makes an excellent border shrub and is also excellent to use as a screen. It blooms clusters of fragrant deep blue flowers in the spring. Sun to Partial Shade Slow to Moderate Late spring Shrub Evergreen 5-6 feet tall and 8-10 feet wide 10 feet apart Green Purplish-blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
California Live Oak (Coastal Live Oak) Quercus agrifolia This excellent specimen plant makes a great shade tree. It features large, evergreen foliage and a sturdy branching structure. Sun Moderate N/A Tree Evergreen 80 feet tall and 50 feet wide 50 feet apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
California Pepper Schinus molle This drought tolerant plant makes a great lawn or street tree. In the summer, it blooms pale yellow flower clusters. Sun Moderate Summer Tree Evergreen 60 feet tall and 40 feet wide 40-50 feet apart Green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
California Poppy Eschscholzia californica This plant works well in rock gardens, containers, and mass plantings. It is great for a natural look with its bright array of colors. Sun Fast Spring to Summer Perennial Perennial 18 inches tall 18 inches wide 6-12 inches apart green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
California Privet Ligustrum ovalifolium This excellent hedge is prized for its green foliage which shears well to any height. It also makes a good background plant. Sun Moderate Inconspicuous Shrub Semi-deciduous 10-12 feet tall and 2 feet wide 2-3 feet apart Green Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Callistemon 'Little John' (AKA Dwarf Bottlebrush) Callistemon (Little John) This low mounding shrub attracts hummingbirds with its deep red, bottlebrush-like flower spikes. It blooms throughout the year, but blooms peek from early summer through fall. This plant looks great in masses. Full Sun to Partial Shade Slow Year Round Shrub Evergreen 2 to 3 feet tall and 2 to 3 feet wide 3 feet apart Green Deep Red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Camellia Camellia sasanqua This accent plant can also be grown on patios. It comes in many colored varieties. Its flowers bloom in the fall/winter. Partial Shade Moderate Fall Shrub Evergreen 9 feet tall and 8 feet wide 6-10 feet apart Dark green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Camellia japonica Camellia japonica The Camellia produces flowers from 3 to 5 inches wide with yellow centers and rounded overlapping petals, much like a rose. Its leaves are glossy, and they stay a deep, shiny green all year. There are over 3,000 varieties, cultivars, and hybrids of these Camellias which offer a variety of beautiful colors. This plant works well in borders, in formation hedges, as a specimen plant, as a colorful accent, or in a container. Partial Sun Slow Winter to Early Spring Evergreen Shrub 8-15 feet tall 5-10 feet apart Dark Green Various Inconspicuous Edit | Details | Delete
Cameo Peach Flowering Quince Chaenomeles x superba 'Cameo' This shrub features showy, peach-pink double flowers in the spring. Flowers are followed by hard, yellowish-green fruits which mature in autumn and can be used in preserves and jellies. This variety has few thorns. Sun to Partial Shade Fast Spring Shrub Deciduous 3-4 feet tall and 4-5 feet wide 4-5 feet apart Dark Green Peach pink Yellowish-green fruit which develops red tinges as they mature Edit | Details | Delete
Canada Thistle (AKA Creeping Thistle) Cirsium Arvense This weed grows erect and blooms pink/purple flowers. Its root system grows deep and horizontal. Weed/Broadleaf Perennial Lanceolate shaped leaves with irregular edges Found in crop areas as well as sunny lawn, landscape, and garden areas. Edit | Details | Delete
Canadale Gold Euonymus Euonymus 'Canadale Gold' Prized for its foliage of light green and yellow leaves, this shrub makes an excellent low hedge, and it adds bold color contrast. Full Sun Fast Spring Shrub Evergreen 3 feet tall and 2 feet wide 2 feet apart Golden White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Canadian Hemlock Tsuga canadensis This tree works great as a lawn or street tree. It can also be used as an excellent large screen. Its evergreen foliage exhibits dark green, narrow leaves. Sun Moderate N/A Tree Evergreen 40 feet tall and 25 feet wide 20-25 feet apart Dark green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Canary Island Date Palm (AKA Pineapple Palm) Phoenix canariensis This palm is an excellent accent plant featuring unique, showy fronds. Sun to shade Slow N/A Tree Evergreen 60 ft tall 40 ft wide 30-40 ft apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Canary Island Pine Pinus canariensis This is a graceful evergreen tree that makes an excellent specimen plant. Sun Fast N/A Tree Evergreen 60-80 ft tall 60-80-ft wide 30-50 inches apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Candle Larkspur (AKA Candle Delphinium) Delphinium elatum This ideal background plant adds vertical interest. In the spring, it blooms flowers that are superb for cutting. Full Sun Moderate Late Spring-Early Summer Perennial Perennial 36-48 inches tall and 18-24 inches wide 18-24 inches wide Green Blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Candytuft Iberis sempervirens This plant is a beautiful addition to rock gardens and containers. It produces masses of pure white blooms. Sun to Shade Moderate Early Spring Perennial Perennial 10 inches tall 24 inches wide 10-12 inches apart Dark Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Canna Canna x generalis This plant adds texture to your landscape with its lush tropical foliage. In the summer, it blooms large bright colored blooms which make great cut flowers. Sun Fast Summer Perennial Perennial 4-6 feet tall and 20 inches wide 12 inches apart Green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Cannas Cannas This easy to grow tropical plant displays glorious flowers which come in a large variety of colors. There are also several choices in foliage for this plant. Cannas also have dwarf size varieties as well as those that are standard size. Cannas look great as a garden centerpiece or as a mass planting. Its flowers are great for cutting. Sun to partial shade Fast Summer Perennial Bulb 18 to 54 inches tall and 12-18 inches wide 12-18 inches apart depending on variety size Varied Varied N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Cape Honeysuckle Tecomaria capensis This drought tolerant, climbing plant is easy to grow. It can be trained on a trellis. In the summer, it blooms showy flowers. Full Sun Fast Summer Ground Cover/Vine Evergreen 20 feet tall and 20 feet wide 15-20 feet apart Green Orange-Red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Cape Plumbago Plumbago capensis This evergreen semi climbing shrub can grow as a vine if trimmed and tied to a trellis, arch, or arbor. Without support and training, it becomes a spreading mound. It can easily be shaped to keep it at your desired size. Sun to Partial Sun Fast Summer to Fall Shrub Evergreen Up to 8 feet tall and 10 feet wide Light Green Pale Blue or White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Cape Rush Chondropetalum tectorum This exotic plant is drought tolerant and has papery chocolate-brown bands and long lasting dark brown seed heads which contrast with its wiry, deep green stems and small greenish inflorescences. It is ideal for low maintenance gardens. Sun Slow Inconspicuous/Summer Shrub Evergreen 5 feet tall and 5 to 7 feet wide 5 to 7 feet apart Green Brown N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Carissa Holly llex cornuta 'Carissa' This easy care shrub features a compact, dense foliage with dark, glossy green leaves that do have one spine at the tip. This plant is often used as a low hedge, a container plant, or in mass plantings. Full Sun Moderate Spring Evergreen Shrub 3-4 feet tall 3-4 feet apart Dark Green White Inconspicuous Edit | Details | Delete
Carob Tree (AKA St. John's Bread) Ceratonia siliqua This tree features edible seed pods. It is a drought-resistant tree that is often used as an accent plant. Full Sun Moderate Spring Tree Evergreen 50 to 55 feet tall and 25-40 feet wide 30 feet apart Dark Green White to Yellow Edible Seed Pods Edit | Details | Delete
Carol Mackie Daphne Daphne x burkwoodii 'Carol Mackie' This plant features beautiful green and white variegated foliage and very fragrant pink/white spring blooms. The margins on its green leaves start off yellow but mature to creamy white. Sun-Partial Shade Slow Spring Shrub Semi-Evergreen depending on climate 3-4 feet tall and 4 feet wide 5-6 feet apart Variegated Pink/White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Carolina Cherry Laurel Prunus caroliniana This shrub is useful as a screen or to use as a specimen plant. It has evergreen foliage and flowers white blooms in the spring. This plant attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Sun to Shade Moderate Spring Shrub Evergreen 25 feet tall and 20 feet wide 10-15 feet apart Dark Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Carolina Jasmine Gelsemium sempervirens This attractive evergreen vine tends to remain bushy and compact when grown in bright sun. When grown in a shaded area, it will take a climbing habit and even climb up and over adjacent shrubs, trees, and objects to height of more than 20 feet so that it can reach sunlight. Its small clusters of yellow tubular flowers are fragrant. This plant is used as a ground cover, container plant, or as a vine to cover arbors, tree trunks, trellises, etc. Full Sun to Partial Shade Fast Mid Spring to Mid Summer Evergreen Vines and Climbers 15-20 feet tall 6-8 feet apart Green Bright Yellow Pods Edit | Details | Delete
Carpet Bugleweed Ajuga reptans This low growing evergreen perennial forms a dense matlike groundcover which is excellent for erosion control. This plant comes in different bloom colors, foliage colors, and size depending on the variety chosen. This plant makes a showy groundcover in areas too shady for grass. It may need boundaries to keep from spreading into undesired locations. Full sun to full shade depending on variety Fast Spring Perennial Evergreen 6-10 inches tall depending on variety. 12-15 inches apart Varied Varied N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Carrot Wood Cupaniopsis anacardioides This showy ornamental fruit tree makes an ideal specimen tree. It tolerates harsh conditions, and its bronze colored new leaves mature to green. Sun Moderate N/A Tree Evergreen 40 feet tall and 40 feet wide 35-40 feet apart Dark Green N/A Yellow, Capsule Shaped Edit | Details | Delete
Cascalote Caesalpinia cacalaco This tree features spikes of light yellow flowers that bloom in winter and sometimes summer. They also produce attractive copper-colored pods. This tree is drought tolerant. Full Sun Slow Tree Evergreen 20 feet tall and 20 feet wide 15-20 feet apart Green Light Yellow Pods Edit | Details | Delete
Cassia Yellow Cassia bahamensas tall shrub with yellow flowers partial shade to full sun moderate year-round fall to winter evergreen 3 - 9 ft 3 - 5 ft green yellow showy Edit | Details | Delete
Cast Iron Plant Aspidistra elatior This clumping perennial is often used as a ground cover for those difficult to fill areas in deep shade. Shade Slow Inconspicuous Perennial/Ground Cover Evergreen Up to 2 feet tall and 2-3 feet wide 2-3 feet apart Green Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Cat-claw Acacia Acacia greggii This is a good tree for a naturalistic look and is attractive with or without foliage. It is also good for attracting butterflies. Full Sun unknown Mid spring shrub/Tree Evergreen 6-8 ft tall 12ft+ wide Unknown Gray-green Rust colored beans N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Catawbiense Boursault Rhododendron Rhododendron 'Catawbiense Boursault' This excellent specimen plant is a cold hardy evergreen shrub. In the spring, it blooms rosy-lilac flowers. Partial to full shade Fast Spring Shrub Evergreen 5 feet tall and 5 feet wide 4-5 feet apart Dark green Rosy lilac N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Centennial Desert Broom (AKA Cent. Coyote Brush) Baccharis 'Centennial' hybrid This Desert Broom is a hybrid between Baccharis pilularis and Baccharis sarothroides. It makes a billowing ground cover for larger areas. Sun to Partial Sun Fast Fall Shrub Evergreen 2-3 feet tall and 3-5 feet wide Bright Green Tufted Cottony Seeds Seeds Edit | Details | Delete
Century Plant Agave americana This agave is good in large containers featuring grayish blue green leaf blades and greenish yellow blooms. Full or reflected sun unknown Unknown Succulent Evergreen 6ft tall 6ft wide Unknown Grayish blue green Greenish yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Chamomile Chamaemelum nobile This great herb garden plant features fragrant, feathery leaves. In the summer, it blooms white, daisy-like flowers. Sun Moderate Summer Perennial Deciduous 10-12 inches tall and 10-12 inches wide 10-12 inches apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Chanticleer Flowering Pear Pyrus calleryana 'Chanticleer' This excellent accent tree blooms profuse, bright white flowers in the spring. These flowers attract both hummingbirds and butterflies. In the fall, it exhibits vibrant red color. Sun Fast Spring Tree Deciduous 35 feet tall and 15 feet wide 15 feet apart Dark green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Charles Joly Lilac Syringa vulgaris 'Charles Joly' This shrub looks excellent in groups, and it produces exquisite cut flowers. In the spring, it blooms fragrant, purplish-red, double blooms. Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Deciduous 12 feet tall and 10 feet wide 8-10 feet apart Green Purple-red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Charming Butterfly Bush Buddleia davidii 'Charming' This plant looks great in mixed borders. In the summer, it blooms fragrant, pink flowers which attract butterflies. Sun Fast Summer Shrub Deciduous 8 feet tall and 6 feet wide 6-8 feet apart Gray-green Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Chaste Tree (AKA Hemp Tree, Sage Tree, and Monk Tree) Vitex agnus-castus This showy tree is drought resistant and easy to grow. In the summer, it blooms fragrant, colorful flowers that attract bees and hummingbirds. Its rich green foliage does resemble the Cannabis plant thus its nickname of Hemp Tree. This tree can be used as a specimen tree or as a container tree. It looks great unpruned, but it takes well to winter pruning. Full Sun to Partial Shade Moderate Summer Tree/Shrub Deciduous 10-20 feet tall and 10-20 feet wide 10 feet apart Grey-green to dark green Violet, Blue, White, or Deep Purple Edible seeds from fruit-AKA Monk's Pepper Edit | Details | Delete
Cherokee Chief Dogwood Cornus florida 'Cherokee Chief' This great specimen plant exhibits a lovely variegated foliage and blooms showy red flowers in the spring. Partial Shade Moderate Spring Tree Deciduous 15 feet tall and 10 feet wide 15-20 feet apart Green and white Red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Cherry Bomb « Japanese Barberry Berberis thunbergii 'Monomb" With its compact branches, this shrub makes a wonderful low hedge, barrier planting, or single shrub accent. This plant features deep crimson colored foliage. Bright red berries enhance its look in fall and winter. Sun Slow Inconspicuous/Spring Shrub Deciduous 3-4 feet tall and 3-4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Crimson Red Inconspicuous yellow Bright Red Berries in fall and winter Edit | Details | Delete
Cherry Laurel Prunus lusitanica This fragrant shrub provides white blooms in the early summer. Full Shade / Partial Shade Fast Summer Shrub Evergreen 10 - 20 feet tall and 10 feet wide 8 - 20 feet apart Green White Edit | Details | Delete
Chicago Lustre Arrowwood Viburnum Viburnum dentatum 'Synnestvedt' This shrub offers superb fall foliage color from reds to oranges. In the spring, it blooms clusters of creamy white flowers. Known for attracting both butterflies and hummingbirds, this shrub also produces dark blue colored berries. Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Deciduous 12 feet tall and 8-12 feet wide 8-12 feet apart Dark green White Dark blue colored berries Edit | Details | Delete
Chickweed (Common) Stellaria Media This weed has a spreading habit and blooms white flowers. Each plant can produce more than 15,000 seeds. Weed/Broadleaf Annual Oval shaped leaves with smooth edges Found in lawns, gardens, nurseries, and ornamental plantings Edit | Details | Delete
Chihuahuan Sage Leucophyllum laevigatum This is an excellent heat and wind tolerant shrub that displays showy blue-purple flowers that bloom all summer. Sun Slow Summer Shrub Evergreen 3-4 ft tall 4-5 ft wide 4-5 ft apart Green Blue-purple N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Chilean Mesquite Prosopis chilensis This drought tolerant, low maintenance tree is a great accent tree displaying tiny greenish-yellow blooms in the late spring. Sun Moderate Late Spring Tree Deciduous 20-30 ft tall 25 ft wide 25 ft apart Green Greenish-yellow Edit | Details | Delete
China Girl « Holly Ilex x meserveae 'Mesog' This excellent accent plant works great in shaded locations. It is easy to grow and cold hardy. It also features showy fall berries. Sun to Shade Moderate Inconspicuous Shrub Evergreen 10 feet tall and 9 feet wide 7-9 feet apart Green Inconspicuous Red berries in the fall Edit | Details | Delete
Chinese Butterfly Rose Rosa Chinensis 'Mutabilis' This popular old garden rose is an excellent accent plant with its late spring-summer blooms of yellow, orange, and rose. Full Sun Moderate Spring Summer Rose Deciduous 4-6 feet tall and 4-6 feet wide 4-6 feet apart Green Yellow-red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Chinese Date Tree (AKA Jujube Tree) Ziziphus jujuba This tree is drought tolerant and suitable for xeriscapes. Its flowers are inconspicuous, but its fruit is edible. This tree does have thorns. Full Sun to Partial Shade Moderate Spring and Summer Tree Deciduous 20-30 feet tall 20-30 feet apart Bright Green White to Greenish-Yellow Edible Drupes Edit | Details | Delete
Chinese Dogwood or Kousa Dogwood Cornus "kousa chinensis' This tree makes a handsome small specimen tree. It is also used near patios and in groupings. This tree features long lasting, creamy white flowers which last up to six weeks. This tree blooms much longer than most spring flowering trees. After flowering, the tree features red raspberry shaped fruit which lasts into late fall. In the fall, its dark green foliage turns reddish purple or scarlet. Full-Partial Sun Moderate Spring Deciduous Tree 20-30 feet tall 20-30 feet apart Dark Green White Red Berries Edit | Details | Delete
Chinese Elm Ulmus parvifolia Durable fast growing tree that provides excellent shade. Full Sun Fast Tree Deciduous 50 feet tall and 50 feet wide 25 - 35 feet apart Dark Green Edit | Details | Delete
Chinese Evergreen Elm Ulmus parvifolia 'Sempervirens' This semi-evergreen (depending on climate) is round-headed and has a weeping habit formed by broadly spreading arching branches. Finely toothed, small green leaves retained until new leaves develop. This plant is easy to care for and tolerates poor soils. Full Sun Moderately fast Summer to fall Tree Semi-Evergreen 40-50 feet tall and 50-60 feet wide 50-60 feet apart Green Red Edit | Details | Delete
Chinese Fan Palm Livistonia chinensis showy tree, hardy in northern Florida Full sun slow N/A evergreen tree 25 ft 6 - 10 ft olive grey inconspicuous Edit | Details | Delete
Chinese Fountain Palm (AKA Chinese Fan Palm) Livistona chinensis This palm features a smooth grey stripe and a dense canopy made of slightly drooping palmate leaves that have an almost fountain-like appearance. This palm can be used indoors or outdoors. Sun to Light Shade Slow Inconspicuous Tree Evergreen 20-30 feet tall (Can Grow Larger) Green Yellow-cream Inflorescence/Inconspicuous 1 inch long blue fruits/Inconspicuous Edit | Details | Delete
Chinese Fringe Flower Loropetalum chinensis This shrub makes an excellent hedge. It exhibits dark green, glossy foliage and blooms fragrant bright pink flowers in the spring. Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Evergreen 6-8 feet tall and 6 feet wide 6 feet apart Dark Green Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Chinese Goddess Bamboo Bambusa multiplex riviereorum B.argentea nana This is a semi-dwarf bamboo that is considered to be very hardy, versatile, and trouble free. It features small leaves and displays a weeping slender clumping habit. It makes a great container plant, accent plant, or a low screen. Full to Partial Sun Moderate N/A Shrub Evergreen 6-10 feet tall 1 foot apart Green and Golden N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Chinese Hackberry (AKA Japanese Hackberry) Celtis sinensis This tree is both wind and drought tolerant once established. From Summer to Fall, it features orange colored drupes. In the Fall, its foliage turns a gold color. Sun-Partial Shade Fast Spring Tree Deciduous 40-60 feet tall and 35-50 feet wide 35-50 feet apart Green Inconspicuous Orange colored drupes Edit | Details | Delete
Chinese Pistache Pistacia chinensis This warm climate shade tree is drought tolerant, and it also tolerates poor soil conditions. Its blooms are inconspicuous, but its fall foliage is bright yellow to scarlet. Full Sun Fast Inconspicuous Tree Deciduous 35 feet tall and 35 feet wide 25-35 feet apart Dark Green Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Chinese Privet Ligustrum sinensis This great hedge plant has attractive, fast growing foliage, and it blooms fragrant white flowers in late spring. Full Sun Fast Late Spring Shrub Evergreen 5 feet tall and 5 feet wide 3 - 4 feet apart Dark Green Creamy-white N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Chinese Sunrise Hosta Hosta 'Chinese Sunrise' This plant features light golden green leaves. It works great to add brightness to dark corners of your landscape or against a backdrop of darker foliage. Its leaves mature to a green color with blue-green edges. This plant also features lavender flowers which bloom in the summer. Full Shade / Partial Shade Moderate Summer Perennial Deciduous 1.5 feet tall and 2 feet wide 2 feet apart Golden Lavender N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Chinese Tallow Sapium sebiferum This excellent specimen tree is prized for its foliage. Its green leaves turn red during the fall. It also features interesting white seed pods. Full Sun Fast N/A Tree Deciduous 35 feet tall and 25 feet wide 20-30 feet apart Green N/A White Seed Pods Edit | Details | Delete
Chinquapin Oak Quercus muhlenbergii This tree features light gray, scaly bark and smooth, gray twigs. Its takes on a rounded habit. Its green foliage turns a showy yellow in the fall. This tree makes a great shade tree. Full Sun Slow Spring Deciduous Tree 40-50 feet tall 40-50 feet wide Green Inconspicuous Acorns Edit | Details | Delete
Chionoides Rhododendron Rhododendron 'Chionoides' This good foundation plant is a sturdy, compact evergreen. It blooms a profusion of white flowers in the spring. Partial shade Fast Spring Shrub Evergreen 4 feet tall and 6 feet wide 4-6 feet apart Dark green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Chir Pine (AKA Imodi Pine) Pinus roxburghii This tree features reddish-brown colored bark and short lived needles which appear in fascicles of three. It is both heat and drought tolerant. Full Sun Moderate to Fast Tree Evergreen 60 to 100 feet tall Yellowish-Green 4-8 inch long cones Edit | Details | Delete
Chitalpa Chitalpa tashkentensis This is a great fast growing specimen tree that blooms spring to fall. It displays wavy trumpet-shaped blooms. Sun Fast Spring to Fall Tree Deciduous 20-30 ft tall 20 30 ft wide 20-30 ft apart Green mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Christine Lantana Lantana camara 'Christine' This plant is excellent in masses. It is also very heat tolerant and features a beautiful blend of pink and yellow flowers that bloom from spring to frost. Sun Fast Spring to frost Perennial Evergreen 3-4 ft tall 4 ft wide 18-24 inches apart Dark Green Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Christmas Fern Polystichum acrostichoides This plant is excellent as a border shrub, and it is perfect for shade areas. It features dark, evergreen foliage and tufted, deep green fronds. Partial to full shade Moderate N/A Shrub Evergreen 24 inches tall and 24 inches wide 18-24 inches apart Dark Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Chrysanthemum Chrysanthemum This plant is often used as a houseplant. But, it can also grow outdoors and in containers. It is easy to maintain and available in many colors. Sun to Partial Shade Fast Blooms in cycles Annual Annual 18-36 inches tall N/A Green Mixed Edit | Details | Delete
Chuparosa Beloperone californica or Justicia californica This plant features tubular, deep-red flowers that bloom on and off throughout the year. Its grayish-green leaves fall during the cold and drought. This plant attracts hummingbirds with its sweet nectar. Sun Moderate Year Round Shrub Semi-Deciduous 3-5 feet tall and 4-6 feet wide Gray-Green Red Capsules Edit | Details | Delete
Cinnamon Fern Osmunda cinnamomea This fast growing plant is perfect for shade areas. It features a bright green foliage that exhibits a cinnamon-brown color on its new growth. Shade Fast N/A Perennial Perennial 5 feet tall and 4 feet wide 3-5 feet apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Citrus Lime Tree Citrus x lime Lime trees are often thorny, but some thorn less varieties are available. Its flowers are white and fragrant. Its green fruit has wonderful fragrance and flavor. Lime trees are often used as ornamental container plants. Full Sun Moderate Mid-Winter to Early Spring Tree Evergreen 15 to 20 feet tall Pale Green White Limes Edit | Details | Delete
Citrus Tangelo Tree Citrus paradisi x Citrus reticulata The tangelo is a citrus fruit that is a hybrid of any mandarin orange (AKA tangerine) and either a pummelo or a grapefruit. It has a tangerine taste, but it is very juicy and easy to peel. Full Sun Moderate Late Winter and Spring Tree Evergreen 12 to 20 feet tall depending on variety 12 to 15 feet apart Green White Citrus Tangelos Edit | Details | Delete
Clematis Clematis spp. This climbing vine comes in many varieties each of which bloom at various times in an array of colors. This vine can train on a trellis or an arbor. Its fragrant flowers attract butterflies. Sun to Shade Moderate Varies Ground Cover Deciduous N/A 3-6 feet apart Green Varies N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Cleome Spider Flower Cleome Part of the Athens Select plant collection! This compact thornless annual is perfect for Atlanta summers! Long time favorite in Atlanta gardens. Self-seeds well. Full Sun Fast Spring Annual Annual Edit | Details | Delete
Cleveland Select Flowering Pear Pyrus calleryana 'Cleveland Select' This excellent accent tree blooms masses of white flowers in the spring. In the fall, it exhibits reddish-orange foliage. Sun Fast Spring Tree Deciduous 30 feet tall and 40 feet wide 30-40 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Cleyera Ternstroemia gymnathera salt-tolerant evergreen shrub w pink flowers, berries partial shade moderate summer evergreen border shrub 4 - 6 ft 2 - 4 ft dark green pink, fragrant red berries Edit | Details | Delete
Climbing Hydrangea Hydrangea anomala petiolaris This vigorous, deciduous vine makes an ideal wall covering. It blooms large, white flower clusters in the summer. Partial Shade Fast Summer Shrub Deciduous 20 feet tall 15-20 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Climbing Rose Rosa sp. This plant adds vertical interest to your landscape. It works well growing around arbors and/or trellis coves. Its flowers, which bloom from spring into fall, accent the foliage. Its fragrant flowers are perfect for cutting. Sun Fast Spring to fall Rose Deciduous 6-10 feet tall and 6-8 feet wide 6-8 feet apart Green Mixed colors N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Clump European White Birch Betula pendula This drought tolerant tree makes a great specimen tree. It has a deciduous, upright form with weeping side branches. Its foliage has a lacy, diamond shape, and its bark is showy white and black. Full Sun Moderate N/A Tree Deciduous 50 feet tall and 30 feet wide 20-25 feet apart Dark Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Clumping Gazania Gazania rigens hybrid This plant is often used as a ground cover or filler in sunny beds and borders. It can also be used as a container plant. Its daisy like flowers bloom on and off all year but bloom heaviest in spring and fall. Sun Moderate Year Round Perennial/Ground Cover Evergreen 6-12 inches tall and 12 inches wide 10-12 inches apart Green to Silvery Varies due to Variety N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Coast Leucothoe Leucothoe axillaris This shrub looks excellent in masses. It displays a leathery, dark green foliage and blooms showy, white flowers in the spring. Shade Moderate Late Spring Shrub Evergreen 3 feet tall and 6 feet wide 6 feet apart Dark green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Cocklebur (Common) Xanthium Strumarium (Pensylvanicum) This weed has hairy stems, and it grows erect. Weed/Broadleaf Annual Heart/Spade shaped leaves with serrated edges Found in cultivated fields, abandoned land, and pastures. Edit | Details | Delete
Cole's Prostrate Hemlock Tsuga canadensis 'Cole's' This slow growing prostrate hemlock normally does not grow higher than one foot tall. It offers a unique appearance of central bare branches and a weeping habit. Full Sun-Partial Shade Slow N/A Ground Cover Evergreen 12-18 inches tall and 4-6 feet wide 4-6 feet apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Colorado Blue Spruce Picea pungens 'Glauca' This great specimen tree is a slow growing evergreen which needs little pruning. It exhibits gray-blue foliage. Sun Slow N/A Tree Evergreen 35 feet tall and 15 feet wide 15 feet apart Blue-green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Colorado Blue Spruce Picea pungens Excellent accent plant with large dense blueish green foliage. Full Sun Moderate Tree Evergreen 60 feet tall and 20 feet wide 20 - 25 feet apart Blue-Green Edit | Details | Delete
Columnar (AKA Cupressina) Norway Spruce Picea abies 'Cupressina' This tree features a narrow, upright, fastigiated form. Sun Fast N/A Tree Evergreen 30 feet tall and 8-10 feet wide 8-10 feet apart Emerald Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Columnar White Pine Pinus strobus 'Fastigiata' This ideal specimen tree is prized for its long, blue-green needled foliage. Its blooms are inconspicuous. Sun Fast N/A Tree Evergreen 50-70 feet tall and 20-30 feet wide 35-45 inches apart Blue-green N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Common Calla Lily Zantedeschia This plant is perfect for shade areas. It features rich green tropical foliage with various flower colors available. Sun to shade Moderate Spring to Summer Perennial Perennial 2 ft tall 2 ft wide 2 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Common Cattail Typha latifolia This plant come in many different varieties and is often grown in containers (to control invasiveness) and used in water gardens. It features striking vertical foliage and brown flower heads. They grow natural around bogs. They should be grown in very damp soil or up to 12 inches of water. Its flower clusters can be dried and used as a cut flower. Nearly every part of this plant is edible. Sun to Partial Shade Fast Summer to fall Perennial Perennial Up to 10 feet tall Green Brown Catkin N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Common Crape Myrtle Lagerstroemia indica This drought tolerant plant makes an excellent specimen tree or a tree used in mass plantings. It features attractive, peeling bark and beautiful fall foliage. In the summer, it blooms showy, crepe-papery flowers that come in a variety of colors depending on species. Sun Moderate Summer Tree Deciduous 15-20 feet tall and 15-20 feet wide 15-20 feet apart Green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Common Foxglove Digitalis purpurea This perennial adds a vertical effect to a flowerbed. It features rosette foliage. In the summer, it blooms bell-shaped flowers which come in a variety of colors. Partial Sun Fast Summer Perennial Perennial 2-5 feet tall and 2-3 feet wide 18-24 inches apart Green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Common Juniper Common Juniper Shrub Edit | Details | Delete
Common Lavender Lavandula angustifolia (AKA Lavandula officinalis) Lavender is a species of flowering plants which belong to the mint family. It comes in many different varieties. Its fragrant flowers are often used in floral arrangements or dried and used as a potpourris. Sun Moderate Varies depending on variety Shrub Perennial 2 to 3 feet tall (shorter in some varieties) Usually Gray in most varieties Usually Purple in most varieties N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Common Olive Tree Olea europaea Prized for its foliage, this ideal specimen tree displays picturesque branching and a soft gray-green foliage. Sun Slow N/A Tree Evergreen 25-30 feet tall and 25 feet wide 25 feet apart Gray-green N/A Olives Edit | Details | Delete
Common Periwinkle Vinca sp. This ground cover is ideal in borders or in masses. It works great in shady places, and it produces colorful, cool season blooms from spring to summer. Partial Shade Fast Spring to summer Ground Cover Perennial 6-12 inches tall and 2-3 feet wide 2-3 feet apart Green white, pink, or blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Common Sage Salvia officinalis 'Berggarten' This type of sage is the best choice for culinary sage. It features round, grayish leaves. Some forms of this sage blooms lilac-blue flowers while some forms do not bloom any flowers. Sun Moderate Late Spring-Summer Perennial Evergreen 18-24 inches tall and 24-36 inches wide 24 inches apart Grayish-Green Lilac-Blue to No Flowers N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Common Trumpet Creeper Campsis radicans This summer bloomer is great for fences and arbors. It displays orange to red flowers. It is an excellent choice for attracting Hummingbirds. Sun to shade Fast Summer Ground cover/Vine Deciduous N/A 8-10 ft apart Dark Green Orange N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Compact Boston Ivy Parthenocissus tricuspidata 'Veitchii' Prized for its foliage, this plant is ideal for use as a wall cover as it will climb great heights. Its new growth features a purplish-red color. Sun Fast N/A Ground Cover Deciduous 50 feet tall and 30 feet wide 10-20 feet apart Dark green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Compact European Cranberry Bush Viburnum opulus 'Compactum' This slow growing shrub is dense and compact. It does not fruit and has little fall color. Its summer foliage is deep green. Full Sun-Partial Shade Slow Late Spring-Early Summer Shrub Deciduous 5 feet tall and 5 feet wide 5 feet apart Dark Green White Red Fruit that is not eaten by humans Edit | Details | Delete
Compact Hinoki Cypress Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Compacta' This dark evergreen shrub makes an excellent accent plant. It is a slow, low growing plant with inconspicuous blooms. Sun Slow Spring Shrub Evergreen 3 feet tall and 3 feet wide 2-3 feet apart Dark green Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Compact Inkberry Holly Ilex glabra 'Compactum' This good low hedge is prized for its dwarf, evergreen foliage. Its berries offer plum-purple winter color. Sun to Shade Slow Spring Shrub Evergreen 3 feet tall and 3 feet wide 2-3 feet apart Dark green White Plum-purple colored berries Edit | Details | Delete
Compact Japanese Pieris Pieris japonica 'Compacta' This excellent border shrub exhibits reddish new leaves which mature to a green color. In the spring, it blooms clusters of white flowers. Partial Shade Slow Late Spring Shrub Evergreen 3 feet tall and 3 feet wide 4 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Compact or Dwarf Xylosma Xylosma congestum 'Compacta' This plant makes a versatile hedge or screening plant. It responds well to shearing. Full Sun to Partial Shade Moderate Inconspicuous Shrub Semi-Evergreen 4-5 feet tall and 5-6 feet wide Green Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Compact Oregon Grape Mahonia aquifolium 'Compacta' This shrub looks excellent in masses. Its new growth appears bronzy-red and matures to a glossy green. This plant blooms showy yellow flowers in the spring. Sun Slow Spring Shrub Evergreen 6 feet tall and 6 feet wide 5-6 feet apart Glossy green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Compact Pfitzer Juniper Juniperus chinensis 'Pfitzeriana Compacta' This drought tolerant evergreen makes a good foundation plant. It is easy to grow and considered very tough and adaptable. Sun Fast N/A Shrub Evergreen 3 feet tall and 5 feet wide 4-5 feet apart Gray-green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Compact Shiny Xylosma Xylosma congestum 'Compactum' This shrub makes an excellent hedge. It exhibits shiny yellow-green leaves and blooms small yellow flowers in the spring. Sun to Shade Moderate Spring Shrub Evergreen 5 feet tall and 5 feet wide 4-5 feet apart Yellow-green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Compact Sweet Pepper Clethra alnifolia 'compacta' This small growing, dense, multi-stemmed shrub features a profusion of fragrant white flowers in the summer. Sun-Shade Moderate Mid Summer-Early Fall Shrub Deciduous 4-5 feet tall and 6 feet wide 6 feet apart Dark Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Constellation Dogwood (Rutgers) Cornus (Rutgers) 'constellation' This tree is a hybrid cross between a Cornus Kousa and a Cornus Florida. It is a fast grower with large white flower bracts. It features an upright, spreading habit with reddish-purple foliage in the fall. Full Sun-Shade Fast Spring Tree Deciduous 25 feet tall and 20 feet wide 20 feet apart Green White Red Edit | Details | Delete
Contorted Filbert Corylus avellana 'Contorta' This great specimen plant has a unique growth habit. In the early spring, it produces flowers perfect for cutting. This tree also produces edible nuts. Sun Moderate Early spring Shrub Deciduous 10 feet tall and 10 feet wide 10-12 feet apart Green Bronze Edible nuts Edit | Details | Delete
Convex Japanese Holly Ilex crenata 'Convexa' This excellent hedge bears abundant black fruit. It is prized for its foliage which resembles Boxwood. Sun Moderate Inconspicuous Shrub Evergreen 4-6 feet tall and 6-8 feet wide 6-8 feet apart Dark green Inconspicuous Black colored fruit Edit | Details | Delete
Coolibah Tree Eucalyptus microtheca This drought tolerant tree features small, creamy colored flowers which are followed by small seed capsules. This tree also tolerates heat and wind well. Full Sun to Partial Shade Fast Summer Tree Evergreen 20 to 40 feet tall and 20 to 30 feet wide Green and sometimes Bluish Gray Creamy White Seed Capsules Edit | Details | Delete
Coontie Palm Zamia pumila small palm-like perennial that forms lush ground cover full sun, dense shade slow summer cones of red evergreen ground cover 3 ft 3 - 5 ft green N/A cones of reddish brown Edit | Details | Delete
Coprosma Coprosma kirkii This evergreen ground cover features a handsome horizontal growth pattern with its long slender stems. Its small leaves are variegated with cream-margined, gray-green leaves. Translucent white berries precede its inconspicuous flowers. Full Sun-Partial Shade Moderate Inconspicuous Ground cover/Vine Evergreen 12 inches to 2 feet tall and 4-6 feet wide 4-6 feet apart Variegated Inconspicuous Translucent White Berries Edit | Details | Delete
Coral Bark Japanese Maple Acer palmatum 'Sango Kaku' Prized for its spectacular yellow foliage in the Fall, this specimen/accent tree exhibits a unique coral-pink bark. Partial Shade Moderate Inconspicuous Tree Deciduous 20 feet tall and 18 feet wide 15-18 feet apart Green Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Coral Beauty Cotoneaster Cotoneaster dammeri 'Coral Beauty' This drought tolerant plant makes an excellent groundcover. It features a rich green foliage, white summertime blooms, and coral red berries from late summer through winter. Sun Moderate Summer Ground Cover Evergreen 1 foot tall and 8 feet wide 6-8 feet apart Dark green White Coral red berries Edit | Details | Delete
Coral Bells (Sanguinea) Heuchera sanguinea Prized for its heart shaped or roundish foliage, this plant has upright panicles of showy bright red, tiny flowers in late spring. This plant takes a clump form. Partial Shade to Full Sun Moderate Late Spring Perennial Evergreen in warm winter climates 12-18 inches tall and 12-18 inches wide 12-18 inches apart Green Deep Pink to Red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Coral Burst Crabapple Malus 'coral burst' This dwarf, rounded shrub or standard-grafted tree displays coral-pink flower buds and rose-pink flowers in mid-spring. It also features reddish orange fruit. Sun Moderate Rose-Pink Tree Deciduous 8-10 feet tall and 8-10 feet wide 8-10 feet apart Dark Green Rose-Pink Reddish Orange colored Fruit Edit | Details | Delete
Coral Gum Eucalyptus torquata Luehm This tree is tolerant of heat and drought. Its striking coral red and yellow flowers bloom mostly during the summer and occasionally on and off all year. This plant attracts bees, butterflies, and birds. Full Sun Fast Summer Tree Evergreen 15 to 40 feet tall and 20 feet wide 20 to 40 feet apart Green Coral Red and Yellow Seed Capsules Edit | Details | Delete
Cordia (AKA Bird Lime Tree) Cordia dichotoma This plant can be used as a shrub or tree. It comes in many different varieties. Its foliage is often rough in surface, and its flower clusters come in red-orange, yellow, and white. Its fruit is edible. Full Sun to Partial Shade Moderate Varies depending on variety Tree/Shrub Evergreen Varies depending on species Green Varies depending on variety Yellow or Pink Drupes Edit | Details | Delete
Coreopsis Coreopsis sp. This drought tolerant plant is ideal in masses or containers. It features a finely divided foliage with yellow, daisy like flowers which bloom in the summer until fall. This plant attracts both butterflies and hummingbirds. Sun Moderate Summer Perennial Deciduous 12-24 inches tall and 12-24 inches wide 12-24 inches apart Green Gold/Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Corkscrew Willow Salix matsudana This deciduous tree is fast growing and has an upright habit. Its shoots are twisted as are its leaves. This tree is tolerant of many soils, especially wet soils with poor drainage. Full Sun Fast Spring Deciduous Tree 20-30 feet tall 15 feet apart Green Yellow Yellow-Green Catkins Edit | Details | Delete
Cornelian Cherry Dogwood Cornus mas This large, multi-stemmed shrub can be grown as a hedge or as a large shrub. It can also be trained as a small tree. It blooms small, tight, yellow flower clusters in early spring. In late summer, it features bright red drupe which attracts birds. Full Sun to Partial Shade Moderate Early Spring Shrub Deciduous 15-25 feet tall and 15-25 feet wide 15-25 feet apart Dark Green Yellow Bright Red Drupe Edit | Details | Delete
Coronation Triumph Potentilla Potentilla fruticosa 'Coronation Triumph' This excellent border shrub exhibits handsome, gray-green leaves and blooms bright yellow flowers from summer to frost. This shrub often attracts butterflies. Sun Slow Summer to frost Shrub Deciduous 4 feet tall and 4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Corsican Hellebore (AKA Corsican Rose) Helleborus argutifolius This hardy plant is big, bold, and statuesque. It features a dramatic evergreen foliage and pale green cup shaped flowers that bloom in late winter and early spring. Sun or Shade Moderate Early Spring Perennial Evergreen 24-36 inches tall and 24-36 inches wide 24-36 inches apart Blue-Green Pale Green N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Corsican Mint Mentha requienii This perennial ground cover is perfect in herb gardens. It features peppermint scented foliage. In the summer, it blooms small purple flowers. Sun Fast Summer Ground cover/Vine Perennial 1-2 inches tall and 12-24 inches wide 12-24 inches apart Green Purple N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Cosmos (AKA Klondike, Sulphur, or Orange Cosmos) Cosmos sulphureus This plant is drought tolerant and often used in xeriscapes. It features colorful summertime blooms in red, orange, or bright yellow. Full Sun Moderate Summer Annual Annual 18-36 inches tall 8-24 inches apart Green Gold, Yellow, Orange, and Scarlet N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Cottonless Cottonwood Populus deltoides This shade tree is fast-growing, and it works well as a specimen tree or to use for screening. It features a broad pyramid shape. Full Sun Fast N/A Tree Deciduous 100 feet tall and 75 feet wide 50-75 feet apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Cow's Horn Agave Agave bovicornuta This Agave is a great plant for Atriums and entryways. It features very green leaves Afternoon shade/filtered light Fast N/A Succulent Evergreen 3 ft tall 4 ft wide Unknown Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Coyote Brush Baccharis centennial hybrid This is an excellent ground cover for large areas. Provides a bright green accent in arid landscapes. Sun to part shade unknown Fall Ground cover Evergreen 2-3 ft tall 3-5ft wide Unknown Bright Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Crabgrass Digitaria Sanguinalis This weed grows erect. Weed/Grass Annual Linear shaped leaves with smooth edges Found in lawns, gardens, and fields. Edit | Details | Delete
Crabgrass (Smooth) Digitaria Ischaemum This weed grows erect. It is similar to Large Crabgrass, but its leaves are shorter and not hairy. Thrives in hot and dry conditions. Weed/Grass Annual Linear shaped leaves with smooth edges Found in yards, lawns, cultivated areas, and pastures. Edit | Details | Delete
Cranberry Cotoneaster Cotoneaster apiculatus This drought tolerant plant can be used as a hedge or background plant, and it looks great in masses. It produces pink flowers in the summer and red berries in the winter. It often attracts both butterflies and hummingbirds. Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Deciduous 3 feet tall and 6 feet wide 4-6 feet apart Dark green Smoke-colored Red berries Edit | Details | Delete
Cranesbill Geranium sp. This plant blooms showy pinkish-white flowers from spring to fall. It is great in perennial borders and in rock gardens. Partial Shade Fast Spring to fall Ground Cover Perennial 3-6 inches tall and 12-18 inches wide 12-18 inches apart Green Pinkish-white N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Cream De Mint Dwarf Mock Orange Pittosporum tobira 'Shima' Plant Patent No. 6449 This evergreen shrub makes an excellent accent plant, low hedge, or fill-in plant for borders. Its dense, compact form requires little maintenance. It has glossy mint green leaves with creamy-white edges. Full to Partial Sun Slow Spring Shrub Evergreen 2 to 2.5 feet tall and 2 to 2.5 feet wide 2.5 feet apart Glossy mint green with creamy-white edges White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Creamy Variegated Hosta Hosta ventricosa 'Aureomarginata' This plant is perfect for shade areas. It has heart-shaped foliage, and it blooms violet-blue flowers in the summer. Full Shade Fast Summer Perennial Perennial 2 feet tall and 2 feet wide 2 feet apart Variegated Blue/Violet N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Creeping Charlie This weed grows as a groundcover. It has clusters of purple flowers. Weed/Broadleaf Perennial Scalloped shaped leaves Found in shady lawn, landscape, and garden areas Edit | Details | Delete
Creeping Cotoneaster Cotoneaster adpressus var. praecox This drought tolerant plant makes an excellent groundcover. It is easy to grow. It blooms white flowers in the late spring and produces bright red fruits in the winter. Sun Moderate Late Spring Ground Cover Deciduous 18 inches tall and 6 feet wide 6 feet apart Dark green White Bright red berries Edit | Details | Delete
Creeping Fig Ficus pumila This excellent groundcover is also a vigorous clinging vine. It is prized for its foliage which is heart-shaped when new. Its foliage comes in a solid green variety or a variegated variety. Partial Shade Fast N/A Ground Cover Evergreen 15 feet tall and 3 feet wide 3 feet apart Green or Variegated N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Creeping Myoporum (AKA Wide-Leaf Myoporum) Myoporum parvifolium 'Putah Creek' This excellent ground cover features green leaves that are held close to the stem and small, white summertime flowers. It works great for erosion control on slopes. This particular variety has slightly larger leaves than typical Myoporum parvifolium. Full Sun to Partial Shade Fast Summer Ground Cover/Vine Evergreen 1 foot tall and 10-15 feet wide 5 feet apart Green White Edit | Details | Delete
Creeping or Miniature Gardenia Gardenia jasminoides 'Radicans' This plant features creamy, white flowers that have a sweet, intoxicating fragrance. The evergreen shrub can be planted outdoors in milder regions or used as an indoor, hanging basket, or container plant everywhere. When planted outdoors, it makes an excellent low border or a ground cover. This dwarf version of the larger gardenias feature the same great fragrance, but they present a dwarf, rounded form with petite white flowers and smaller leaves. Full to Partial Sun Moderate Mid Spring to Mid Summer Evergreen Shrub 6 inches to 1 foot tall 3 feet apart Glossy Green Creamy White Inconspicuous Edit | Details | Delete
Creeping St. John's Wort Hypericum calycinum This semi-evergreen groundcover looks excellent in masses. Its showy, bright yellow flowers bloom in the summer. Sun to Shade Moderate Summer Ground Cover Evergreen 12 inches tall and 20 inches wide 18 inches apart Dark Green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Creeping Thyme Thymus praecox This drought tolerant plant works great in rock gardens or as a planting between stepping stones. Its leaves are used to flavor food. In the summer, it blooms mauve to purple flowers. Sun Moderate Summer Perennial Perennial 2 inches tall and 18 inches wide 18-20 inches apart Green Mauve Purple N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Creeping Variegated Euonymus Euonymus fortunei radicans 'Argenteo Variegata' This drought tolerant plant is easy to grow and makes an excellent border shrub. This plant is prized for its beautiful white-margined foliage. Sun to Shade Fast N/A Shrub Evergreen 4 feet tall and 3 feet wide 2-3 feet apart Green and white N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Creeping Wintergreen Gaultheria procumbens This evergreen groundcover features year-around interest. It features small, pinkish-white, bell-shaped flowers in the spring. Wintergreen-scented, bright red fruits follow the flowers. The fruits last until the following spring. This plant also features lustrous, dark green, wintergreen-scented leaves that turn burgundy-red in the fall. Partial Sun to Full Shade Moderate Spring Evergreen Shrub 6-12 inches tall 2-3 feet apart Dark Green Pinkish-White Bright Red Edit | Details | Delete
Creeping Zinnia Sanvitalia procumbens This annual comes in many different varieties which offer different color and plant size options. This moderate spreading plant works great as an edging plant along sidewalks. Sun Moderate Spring to Fall Annual Annual 4-16 inches tall and 16-24 inches wide 15-18 inches apart Green Orange, Yellow, or White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Creosote Bush Larrea tridentata This drought tolerant plant works well in rock gardens and features a open vase shape with dainty, soft yellow blooms. Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Evergreen 3-10 ft tall 6-8 ft wide 6-8 ft apart Yellow Green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Crested Cockscomb Celosia cristata This plant gets its name from its rooster comb shape. It blooms vivid colored flowers from summer to frost. This plant comes in many different varieties offering an assortment of colors to choose from. Sun Moderate Summer to Fall Annual Annual 18-24 inches tall Green Varies due to Variety N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Crimson King Maple Acer platanoides 'Crimson King' This excellent shade tree is known to be easy to grow and maintain. It blooms purple blooms in the spring, and it displays beautiful maroon foliage from spring-fall. Sun Fast Spring Tree Deciduous 60 feet tall and 20 feet wide 20 feet apart Purple Red and yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Crimson Pygmy Barberry Berberis thunbergii 'Atropurpurea Nana' This drought tolerant plant is considered low maintenance and makes a great border shrub. It is prized for its reddish-purple foliage. Sun Moderate Inconspicuous Shrub Deciduous 3 feet tall and 3 feet wide 2-3 feet apart Red-purple Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Crimson Queen Japanese Maple Acer palmatum dissectum 'Crimson Queen' Prized for its vivid, colorful foliage, this great specimen plant displays dense, cascading branches. Partial Shade Fast Inconspicuous Tree Deciduous 10 feet tall and 12 feet wide 12 feet apart Red-purple Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Crinum Lily Queen Emma Crinum augustum spider-like flowers Sun to Partial Shade moderate late spring early summer perennial ponds and aquatics 18 - 36 in 24 - 36 in blue-green glossy spider shape pink blsm to purple N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Crisp Leaf Spirea Spiraea x bumalda 'Crispa' This shrub looks excellent in masses. It features twisted, blue-green foliage. In the summer, it blooms rose-pink flowers which attract both hummingbirds and butterflies. Sun Moderate Summer Shrub Deciduous 2-3 feet tall and 3-5 feet wide 2-4 feet apart Blue-green Rose pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Crossvine Bignonia capreolata' This fast growing plant is often used as a cover for fences, arbors, walls, pillars, or large trellises. Its showy, fragrant flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies. Its green leaves turn a reddish purple in the winter. This plant does need to be maintained to keep it from becoming invasive. Full-Partial Sun Fast Spring to Early Summer Evergreen to Semi-Evergreen Vines and Climbers 30-40 feet tall 9-12 inches apart Green Yellow-Orange Flat Capsule Edit | Details | Delete
Croton Mamie Codiaeum 'Mammy' colorful upright bush Sun to Partial Shade year-round not known perennial shrub up to 36 in unknown narrow twisted "unsightly" N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Croton Petra "autumn" Codiaeum variegatum 'petra' colorful upright plant likes warm areas full sun house plant year-round not known perennial shrub up to 5 ft unknown variegated "not pretty" N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Cunningham's White Rhododendron Rhododendron 'Cunningham's White' This good foundation plant is a sturdy, compact evergreen. It produces pink buds and white spring-time blooms. Partial shade Moderate Spring Shrub Evergreen 4 feet tall and 4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Dark green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Cunningham's White Rhododendron Rhododendron 'Cunningham's White' This sturdy, compact evergreen makes a good foundation plant. It blooms pink buds and white blooms in the spring. Partial Shade Moderate Spring Shrub Evergreen 4 feet tall and 4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Dark green white N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Curled Dock Rumex Crispus This weed grows erect, and its flower is white or green. Weed/Broadleaf Perennial Lanceolate shaped leaves with curled edges Found in wooded areas along stream banks and shady damp areas Edit | Details | Delete
Cushion or Dwarf Mums Chrysanthemum hybrids This is a low growing, fall blooming perennial which exhibits a spreading habit. The Cushion collection of mums are so profuse in blooms until the foliage is almost hidden. This collection has many varieties which come in an assortment of colors including fall colors of bronze, burgundy red, deep purple, and gold. Sun Fast Late Summer to Late Fall Perennial Perennial 9-15 inches tall and 9-15 inches wide 9-15 inches apart Green Varies N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Cutleaf Stephanandra Stephanandra incisa 'crispa' This versatile shrub features a compact mounded habit and small greenish white flowers. It also features beautiful reddish-orange fall color. Partial Shade Fast Spring Shrub Deciduous 2 feet tall and 4-6 feet wide 4-6 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Cyclamen Cyclamen sp. This is an excellent houseplant displaying heart shaped leaves with vibrantly colored flowers. It can be used outside in borders or containers attracting butterflies and hummingbirds. Medium Light Slow Winter to spring Perennial Deciduous 8-12 inches tall 12 inches wide N/A Green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Cymbalaria (AKA Toadflax or Dwarf Kenilworth Ivy) Cymbalaria aequitriloba This very short groundcover features tiny, ivy shaped leaves and purple and white flowers. It works well for walls and crevices. Partial Shade to Full Shade Slow Summer Ground cover/Vine Perennial 0.25-0.5 feet tall and 0.5-1.5 feet wide 1 foot apart Green Purple and White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Daffodil Narcissus sp. This plant blooms fragrant blooms perfect for cutting in the spring. The blooms come in a variety of colors from white to orange depending on the plant variety picked. This plant also does well in mixed containers. Sun to Shade Fast Spring Perennial N/A 18-24 inches tall and 15 inches wide 10 inches apart Green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dahlia Dahlia hybrids This is an excellent border plant that blooms from summer to fall. It provides long lasting, vibrantly colored blooms. Makes a stunning addition to a cut flower arrangement. Partial Sun Fast Summer to fall Annual Annual 1-5 ft tall 3-5 ft wide 12-24 inches apart Green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dandelion (Common) Taraxacum Officinale This weed has thick, fleshy roots with long branches. The stem and leaves have a milky sap, and the flowers are yellow. The flowers mature to puffballs. Weed/Broadleaf Perennial Lanceolate shaped leaves with irregular edges Found everywhere but especially found in lawns, meadows, and gardens. Edit | Details | Delete
Dark Green Arborvitae Thuja occidentalis 'Nigra' This ideal specimen tree also works well as a windbreaker. Its dark green, evergreen foliage holds its color well year-round. Sun Moderate Inconspicuous Shrub Evergreen 25 feet tall and 4 feet wide 4 feet apart Dark green Insignificant N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dark Knight Bluebeard Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Dark Knight' This plant looks great behind borders. Its gray foliage adds beautiful color contrast to its deep purple flowers which attract both hummingbirds and butterflies. Sun Fast Late summer Perennial Deciduous 4 feet tall and 4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Dark green/gray Deep purple N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dark Red Camellia Camellia japonica This beautiful specimen plant can be grown in containers. It blooms lovely dark red flowers in fall to winter. Partial Shade Moderate Fall Shrub Evergreen 10-12 feet tall and 8-10 feet wide 6-8 feet apart Dark green Dark red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Date Palm Phoenix dactylifera This palm is extensively cultivated for its edible fruit. Its leaves are pinnate with spines on the petiole. Full Sun Moderate Spring Tree Palm 75-100 feet tall N/A Green White Yes, Dates Edit | Details | Delete
David Viburnum Viburnum davidii This excellent border shrub blooms white flower clusters in the spring and produces a metallic-blue colored fruit in the fall. Full Sun / Partial Shade Moderate Spring Shrub Evergreen 3 feet tall and 4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Blue-green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dawn Redwood Metasequoia glyptostroboides This lovely ornamental tree is considered easy to grow, and it is often used in parks. It features bright green leaves. Sun Fast Inconspicuous Tree Deciduous 70-100 feet tall and 25-30 feet wide 25 feet apart Green Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dayflower This weed has dark green leaves that clasp stems with brilliant blue flowers that atop it. Weed/Grass Annual Dark green leaves Found in sunny or shady landscape areas Edit | Details | Delete
Daylily Hemerocallis sp. This drought tolerant plant looks excellent in masses. In the summer, it blooms showy flowers which are perfect for cutting. Flower colors come in a variety of choices, and they attract both butterflies and hummingbirds. Sun Fast Summer Perennial Deciduous 24-30 inches tall and 18-24 inches wide 18-24 inches apart Green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Deer Grass Muhlenbergia rigens This drought tolerant plant exhibits dense tight clumping growth and slender yellow or purplish flowers spikes in the fall. This plant looks very showy in a container or a garden. Full to Partial Sun Fast Fall Perennial Perennial 3-4 feet tall and 1-2 feet wide 1-2 feet apart Bright green Yellow-purple N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Delaware Valley White Azalea Azalea ledifolia 'Delaware Vally White' This shrub looks excellent in masses. It works well as a colorful hedge or accent plant. It blooms masses of white flowers in the spring. Partial Shade Moderate Spring Shrub Evergreen 6 feet tall and 4 feet wide 4 feet apart Dark green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dense Yew Taxus x media 'Densiformis' This popular landscape plant may be used for a hedge. This dense, rounded shrub features a bright green, soft foliage. Sun to shade Slow N/A Shrub Evergreen 4 feet tall and 6 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Dark green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Deodor Golden Cedar Cedrus deodara 'Aurea' This tree makes an excellent specimen plant with its dense golden green foliage and inconspicuous blooms. This tree is durable and long-lived. Full Sun Moderate Inconspicuous Tree Evergreen 80 feet tall and 40 feet wide 30-40 feet apart Golden green Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Desert Broom Baccharis sarothroides This plant features green linear leaves. Its silky, white seeds are very showy in the fall and winter. This plant can be invasive. Sun Fast Fall to Winter Shrub Semi-Evergreen 3-9 feet tall and 4-6 feet wide Green White Silky Seeds Seeds Edit | Details | Delete
Desert Honeysuckle Justica spicigera This is an excellent accent plant displaying deep green velvety foliage with orange-red flower clusters. Great for Hummingbird and Butterfly gardens. Sun Moderate Summer Shrub Evergreen 6 ft tall 5 ft wide 5 ft apart Dark Green Orange-Red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Desert Ironwood (AKA Arizona Ironwood) Olneya tesota This shade tree grows native in the Sonoran desert. It gets its name from its strong, very dense, iron-like wood. This tree provides shade to many native plants and animals. Its pod seeds are eaten by many animals and even humans. It essentially creates a micro-habitat beneath its protective shaded dense canopy. Full Sun Slow Spring Tree Semi-Evergreen 15 to 30 feet tall and 15 to 25 feet wide Bluish Gray-Green Pink, Pale-Rose, or White Bean-like seedpods with edible seeds Edit | Details | Delete
Desert Marigold Baileya multiradiata This plant blooms from spring to frost adding color contrast to borders, containers and mass plantings. Sun Moderate Spring to fall Perennial Perennial 18 inches tall 16 inches wide 12 inches apart Silver Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Desert Museum Hybrid Palo Verde Parkinsonia x 'Desert Museum' This upright tree features showy yellow flowers in late spring. It also features a smooth green trunk and thornless stems. Full Sun Moderate Late Spring Tree Semi-Deciduous 20-30 feet tall and 20-30 feet wide Green Yellow Seed Pods Edit | Details | Delete
Desert Ruellia Ruellia brittoniana This evergreen shrub features interesting white-gray colored (almost light purple looking) stems and purple to blue flowers which bloom from spring until fall. In dry, arid areas, its green foliage assumes an almost metallic blue cast. Sun Moderate Spring to Fall Shrub Evergreen 4-5 feet tall and 4-5 feet wide 5 feet apart Green Purple or Blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Desert Spoon Dasylirion wheeleri This tree like desert plant makes an excellent accent plant with its spiky, bluish gray leaves. Great for Hummingbird and Butterfly gardens. Sun Moderate Spring to Summer Shrub Deciduous 6 ft tall 4 ft wide 4 ft apart Blue-Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Desert Willow Chilopsis linearis This tree is heat and drought tolerant that blooms in the summer with white to lavender blooms Sun Fast Summer Tree Deciduous 20 ft tall 15 ft wide 10-15 ft apart Gray-green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Desert Willow Prosopis alba Prized for its blue-green foliage this tree is drought tolerant and creates an airy shade. Sun Moderate N/A Tree Semi-deciduous 30-45 ft tall 30-45 ft wide 30-45 ft apart Blue-green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Deutzia Deutzia x elegantissima 'Fasciculata' This deciduous flowering shrub features long, slender, green leaves. In the spring, it produces masses of light pink flowers. Sun-Partial Shade Moderate Spring Shrub Deciduous 6-7 feet tall and 4-5 feet wide 4-5 feet apart Green Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Diablo Ninebark Physocarpus opulifolius 'Diabolo' This shrub makes a great hedge. It features deep purple foliage and blooms creamy-white flowers in the summer. This plant attracts both butterflies and hummingbirds. Sun Moderate Summer Shrub Deciduous 5-7 feet tall and 5-7 feet wide 5-7 feet apart Deep purple Creamy-white N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Diana Rose of Sharon Hibiscus syriacus 'Diana' This great specimen plant is known to attract butterflies with its large, single white blooms which flower in the summer. Full-Partial Sun Fast Summer Shrub Deciduous 10 feet tall and 6 feet wide 5-6 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Diana Rose of Sharon Hibiscus syriacus 'Diana' This great specimen plant blooms large, single white flowers in the summer. Its flowers are known for attracting butterflies. Full to Partial Sun Fast Summer Shrub Deciduous 10 feet tall and 6 feet wide 5-6 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dichondra Dichondra This plant is a low-growing, broadleaf ground cover. Its foliage is bright green with a broad, circular form. It is often used in low maintenance areas and for erosion control in some places. Full Sun to Partial Shade Moderate Inconspicuous Ground Cover/Vine Evergreen 6-12 inches tall and 15-18 inches wide Green Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dietes Iris (AKA African Iris) Dietes sp. This perennial makes a great cut flower with its showy, white flowers which bloom from spring to fall. This plant works well in mixed borders. Full to Partial Sun Fast Spring to Fall Perennial Perennial 2 feet tall and 2 feet wide 1-2 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dock This weed produces large, wavy-edge leaves and large seed heads covered with brown seeds. Each plant can produce up to 40,000 seeds that wait decades before sprouting. Weed/Broadleaf Perennial Large, wavy-edge leaves Found in sunny or shady landscape areas Edit | Details | Delete
Dogwood Tree Cornaceae Dogwood trees provide a beautiful explosion of flowers each Spring and year-round visual interest with colorful Fall foliage, interesting bark, and red winter berries. The Winter berries attract birds. Because of there size, they can give small landscape spaces a burst of life and color. Dogwoods are very adaptable, and they come in different varieties. Some popular varieties are White, Pink, Red, and Kousa. Full-Partial Sun Fast Spring Deciduous Tree 15-30 feet tall depending on variety 15-25 feet apart Green White, Pink, or Red Red Berries Edit | Details | Delete
Don Juan Climbing Rose Rosa 'Don Juan' This climbing rose features very fragrant, double blooms. It will repeat blooming. Its rose color is a velvety red. This plant takes up little space so it is perfect for a small garden. It can be trained to grow in any direction. It is considered a low maintenance, hardy plant. Full Sun Fast Spring Deciduous Shrub 8-10 feet tall 4-6 feet apart Dark Green Dark Red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Donald Wyman Lilac Syringa x prestoniae 'Donald Wyman' This plant is perfect for shrub borders. It is easy to grow, and it produces fragrant, deep pinkish-red flowers which are perfect for cutting. These flowers bloom in the spring. Sun Moderate Spring Perennial Deciduous 6-10 feet tall and 8 feet wide 6-8 feet apart Green Deep pinkish-red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dora Amateis Rhododendron Rhododendron 'Dora Amateis' This good foundation plant features dark green to bronze foliage, and it blooms spotted white flowers in the spring. Partial shade Fast Spring Shrub Evergreen 3 feet tall and 6 feet wide 6 feet apart Dark green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dorothy Wyckoff Pieris Pieris japonica 'Dorothy Wyckoff' This shrub looks excellent in masses or makes an outstanding shrub border. In the spring, it blooms pure white flowers. Partial to Full Shade Slow Spring Shrub Evergreen 3-5 feet tall and 5 feet wide 4-5 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Double Knock Out Ö Rose Rosa Double Knock Out Like its sister, Knock Out Ö Rose, this rose has all of the cold hardy, heat tolerant, disease resistance, pest resistant, low maintenance, and very long blooming season features that make this line of roses a fine landscape value. But, the Double Knock Out Ö offers double-flowered blooms and even more shade tolerance. This rose has an average petal count of 18-25 per flower, and they require no "deadheading". Full Sun to Partial Shade Moderate Early Summer to Late Summer Rose Shrub 3 feet tall and 3 feet wide 3 feet apart Burgundy Cherry-Red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Double Pink Hibiscus Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Double Pink' This drought tolerant plant works well as a hedge with large showy double pink blooms. Sun Fast Summer Shrub Evergreen 10ft tall 8ft wide 6-8 ft apart Glossy Green Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Double Red Hibiscus Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Double Red' This is great in mass plantings or in containers. Also good in Butterfly gardens. Sun Fast Spring-Fall Shrub Evergreen 8-10ft Tall 5-6ft wide 5-6ft apart Glossy Dark Green Red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Double Yellow Hibiscus Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Double Yellow' This is a drought tolerant plant that works well as a screen or hedge with beautiful large yellow double blooms. Sun Fast Summer Shrub Evergreen 10 ft tall 8 ft wide 6-8 ft apart Glossy Green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Douglas Fir Pseudotsuga menziesii This excellent specimen tree also makes a popular Christmas tree. It exhibits a sweetly fragrant, evergreen foliage. Sun Moderate N/A Tree Evergreen 40-80 feet tall and 12-20 inches wide 12-20 feet apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Downy Brome Bromus Tectorum This weed grows erect. It is a leaf sheath fused below the collar. Weed/Grass Annual Linear shaped leaves with smooth edges Found in fields and waste places Edit | Details | Delete
Dr. Merrill Magnolia Magnolia x loebneri 'Dr. Merrill' This showy specimen or accent tree features large, starry white blooms which appear in the spring. These lusciously fragrant flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies. Sun Moderate Spring Tree Deciduous 40 feet tall and 30 feet wide 25-30 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dropmore Scarlet Honeysuckle Lonicera x brownii 'Dropmore Scarlet' This hardy and vigorous plant makes a dense wall or fence cover as it is a climbing plant. It blooms red, trumpet-shaped flowers from summer-fall. These flowers attract hummingbirds. Sun Fast Summer to fall Ground Cover Deciduous 20 feet tall and 20 feet wide 5 feet apart Green Red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dubonnet Butterfly Bush Buddleia davidii 'Dubonnet' This fast growing shrub features panicles of fragrant, purple flowers with orange eyes. This plant attracts butterflies. Sun Fast Late Spring-Summer Shrub Deciduous 8-10 feet tall and 8 feet wide 8 feet apart Green Deep Purple N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dusty Miller Cineraria centarurea (Senecio cineraria) This drought tolerant plant adds a lovely color contrast with soft white foliage. Its is great in mass plantings or containers. Sun Moderate Summer Annual Annual 2 ft tall 2 ft wide 18-24 inches apart Silver Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dusty Miller Centaurea cineraria This drought tolerant plant is grown for its foliage and makes an excellent contrast in borders. It features beautiful silver leaves. Sun Fast N/A Perennial Perennial 3 ft tall 2 ft wide 1-2 ft apart Silver N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Alberta Spruce Picea glauca 'Conica' This plant is easy to grow as it is both drought tolerant and cold hardy. It makes a great accent plant with its pyramid shape. Sun Slow N/A Shrub Evergreen 12 feet tall and 10 feet wide 8-10 feet apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Alberta Spruce Picea glauca 'Conica' This great accent plant has a pyramid shape. It is also drought tolerant, cold hardy, and easy to grow. Full Sun Slow N/A Shrub Evergreen 12 feet tall and 10 feet wide 8-10 feet apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Alpine Spirea Spiraea japonica 'Alpina' This plant works great in shrub borders. It features rich green foliage and pink flower clusters which bloom in the spring. Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Deciduous 2 feet tall and 4-5 feet wide 4-5 feet apart Green Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Bonanza Peach Tree Prunus persica 'Bonanza' This spring bloomer features great fruit and flowers. Good size for home growers with sweet freestone fruit that ripens in June. Sun Fast Spring Tree Deciduous 6-10 ft tall 6-8 ft wide 6-8 ft apart Green White Peaches Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Bottlebrush Callistemon citrinus 'Little John' This drought tolerant plant is a great specimen plant with its handsome, aromatic foliage. It blooms red bottlebrush-like blooms in the spring and summer. Sun Slow Spring and summer Shrub Evergreen 3 feet tall and 5 feet wide 4-5 feet apart Green Red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Boxwood Beauty Natal Plum Carissa macrocarpa 'Boxwood Beauty' (Dwarf) This great specimen plant features white blooms in the summer followed by red fruit. This tropical evergreen shrub also works well as a screen or hedge. Full Sun Fast Summer Shrub Evergreen 3 feet tall and 5 feet wide 3-5 feet apart Dark Green White Red Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Burning Bush Euonymus alatus 'Compactus' This great specimen plant is a low maintenance, deciduous shrub. Its dark green foliage turns a bright red in the fall. Sun Slow N/A Shrub Deciduous 10 feet tall and 10 feet wide 8-10 feet apart Dark green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Chinese Holly Ilex cornuta 'Rotunda' This excellent border shrub is a very tough and durable plant that features glossy dark green foliage with white blooms. Sun to Shade Fast Spring Shrub Evergreen 3ft tall 3ft wide 2-3 ft apart Dark Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Cinquefoil Potentilla 'Nana' This plant features a dense, mat-forming growth. It makes a good edging plant or ground cover. It blooms masses of yellow flowers in the spring. Sun Moderate Spring Perennial Perennial 4 inches tall and 12 inches wide 12 inches apart Green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Coyote Brush Baccharis pilularis This provides an oriental effect and makes an attractive groundcover and rock garden plant. Sun to part sun Moderate N/A Ground cover Evergreen 6-24 inches tall 3-6 ft wide Unknown Bright Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Cup Flower Nierembergia hippomanica This perennial takes on a rounded habit. It features narrow, linear foliage and saucer-like flowers which bloom spring, summer, and fall. Sun to Partial Sun Moderate Spring, Summer, and Fall Perennial Evergreen 6-9 inches tall and 6-9 inches wide Green Purple or White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf English Boxwood Buxus sempervirens 'Suffruticosa' This evergreen is a true dwarf English Boxwood. It features a dense rounded mound. It works great as an edging plant, and its leaves sometimes feature a winter bronzing. Full-Partial Sun Slow Spring Evergreen Shrub 2-3 feet tall 2-4 feet apart Dark Green Creamy Yellow Inconspicuous Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf English Laurel (AKA Otto Luyken Laurel) Prunus laurocerasus 'Otto Luyken' This dense and compact evergreen makes an excellent hedge with its showy white flowers that bloom in the spring. This shrub's blooms often attract hummingbirds and butterflies. Full Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Evergreen 4 feet tall and 6 feet wide 4-6 feet apart Dark Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Fothergilla Fothergilla gardenii This shrub features showy, white, fragrant, bottlebrush-like flowers in the spring. In the fall, its dark green foliage turns varying shades of red, orange, and yellow. Full Sun-Partial Shade Slow Spring Shrub Deciduous 1.5-3 feet tall and 2-4 feet wide 4 feet apart Dark Green White Woody Capsule Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Fothergilla Fothergilla gardenii This shrub blooms fragrant, showy white bottlebrush-like flowers in the spring. These flowers give way to dark green, summer leaves which turn to hues of yellow, orange, and scarlet in the fall. Full sun to partial shade Slow Spring Shrub Deciduous 1.5-3 feet tall and 2-4 feet wide 2-4 feet apart Dark green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Fountain Grass Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hameln' This excellent accent plant features finely textured foliage and feathery flower plumes which bloom in the summer. Sun Fast Late Summer Shrub Deciduous 24 inches tall and 24 inches wide 18-24 inches apart Dark green Pinkish-tan N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Garden Juniper Juniperus chinensis procumbens 'Nana' This attractive ground cover is both heat and drought tolerant. Its evergreen foliage makes a lovely low border. Sun to Shade Moderate N/A Shrub Evergreen 2 feet tall and 3 feet wide 1-3 feet apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Gardenia Gardenia jasminoides 'Radicans' This low growing evergreen is great as a low border plant. It provides sweet fragrance with creamy white flowers. Sun to shade Moderate Summer Shrub Evergreen 1 ft tall 3 ft wide 30-36 inches apart Dark Green Creamy White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Globe Blue Spruce Picea pungens 'Globosa' This shrub is a popular choice for low groupings. It is prized for its color contrasting foliage. It is considered among the bluest of the spruces. Sun Slow N/A Shrub Evergreen 3 feet tall and 3 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Blue-green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Golden Arborvitae Thuja orientalis 'Aurea Nana' This plant features compacted branches and a handsome pointed globe shape. The tips of its soft green foliage are a bright golden-yellow. These tips turn a bronzy color in winter. Full Sun to Partial Shade Slow N/A Shrub Evergreen 4-6 feet tall and 3-5 feet wide Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Green Pittosporum Pittosporum tobira This shrub features glossy, evergreen foliage and fragrant, orange scented, white, springtime flowers. It works great in masses, but it can also be used as a border, foundation, or hedge plant. Full to Partial Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Evergreen 3 feet tall and 5 feet wide 4-5 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Hinoki Cypress Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Nana' This drought tolerant, vigorous evergreen makes an excellent accent plant. It has dense, rich green foliage and inconspicuous blooms. Sun Moderate N/A Shrub Evergreen 6 feet tall and 4 feet wide 4 feet apart Dark Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Indian Hawthorn Rhaphiolepis indica This excellent accent plant displays bronze-tinged new growth and blooms fragrant, large white flower clusters in the spring. Full to Partial Sun Fast Spring Shrub Evergreen 4 feet tall and 4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Japanese Garden Juniper Juniperus procumbens 'Nana' This low maintenance plant is both drought and heat tolerant. With its dense evergreen foliage, this shrub is often used as a ground cover. Sun Moderate N/A Shrub Evergreen 1-2 feet tall and 12 feet wide 5-6 feet apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Japanese Garden Juniper Juniperus procumbens 'Nana' This plant naturally takes on a wide, spreading form making it a great ground cover. Its foliage is small and rigid. In the winter, its bluish or grayish green foliage takes on a purple hue. Sun Slow N/A Shrub Evergreen 1 foot tall and 3-4 feet wide Bluish to grayish green N/A Small Cones Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Japanese Holly Ilex crenata 'Compacta' This excellent border shrub exhibits a compact, rounded shape and evergreen foliage. The female varieties of this shrub produce winter berries. This shrub attracts butterflies. Sun Slow Spring Shrub Evergreen 6 feet tall and 6 feet wide 4-6 feet apart Dark green White Females have winter berries. Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Korean Azalea Rhododendron yedoense var. poukhanense compacta This slow growing, compact plant features fragrant light purple flowers in the early spring. In the fall, it features burgundy or reddish bronze foliage. Partial Shade to Full Sun Slow Early Spring Shrub Semi-Evergreen depending on climate 3 feet tall and 4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Green Lavender N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Lily of the Nile Agapanthus africanus 'Peter Pan' This summer bloomer is a great border plant that features deep blue flowers and is beautiful in arrangements. Attracts Hummingbirds. Sun to Shade Moderate Summer Perennial Deciduous 18 inches Tall 20 inches wide 18-20 inches apart Green Blue-Violet N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Mugo Pine Pinus mugo pumilio This shrub makes a good low hedge or specimen plant. It is prized for its foliage of showy, ascending branches. It also bears grayish black cones. Sun Slow N/A Shrub Evergreen 4 feet tall and 8 feet wide 6-8 feet apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Munstead Lavender Lavendula nana 'Munstead' This drought tolerant plant is great in herb gardens. It blooms fragrant blue cutting flowers in the summer which can be used for perfumes and potpourri. Sun Moderate Summer Perennial Perennial 15 inches tall and 15 inches wide 15 inches apart Silvery green Lavender N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Myoporum Myoporum parvifolium nana This sun loving ground cover features smaller leaves than regular myoporum. It is also drought tolerant and features light pink blooms. Sun Fast Summer Perennial Evergreen 4 to 6 inches tall 4 to 6 feet wide Green Light Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Myrtle Myrtus communis 'Compacta' This shrub makes a great low hedge or foundation plant. It features dark green, fragrant foliage. In the summer, it blooms creamy white flowers. Sun Slow Summer Shrub Evergreen 2 feet tall and 2 feet wide 24-30 inches apart Dark Green Creamy White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Myrtle Myrtus communis 'Compacta' This low hedge, foundation shrub exhibits fragrant, dark green foliage. It blooms creamy white flowers in the summer. Sun Slow Summer Shrub Evergreen 2 feet tall and 2 feet wide 24-30 inches apart Dark Green Creamy-white N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Periwinkle Vinca minor This excellent groundcover features shiny, dark green leaves. It blooms periwinkle-blue flowers in the late spring. Partial shade Moderate Late spring Ground Cover Evergreen 6 inches tall and 2 feet wide 18 inches apart Dark green Blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Pink Indian Hawthorn Rhaphiolepis indica 'Rosea Dwarf' This low maintenance shrub is easy to grow, and it is drought tolerant. Its green foliage turns purple in the winter. Its habit is compact. Sun to Partial Sun Moderate Late Spring to Early Summer Shrub Evergreen 2-3 feet tall Green Pink Blue-Black Berries Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Plumbago Ceratosigma plumbaginoides This works well as a border plant and incontainers. It is a heat tolerant perennial that exhibits rich, deep blue flowers. Sun Fast Summer to fall Perennial Perennial 8 Inches tall 18 inches wide 18 inches apart Bronze-green Blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Pomegranate Punica granatum 'Nana' This showy, dense dwarf shrub is known for its displays of attractive orange-red single flowers and colorful fruit. It makes an excellent container plant, garden plant, or bonsai plant. Full Sun Moderate Summer Shrub Deciduous 3 feet tall and wide Green Red to Dark Red Edible Fruit Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Purple Leaf Flowering Plum Prunus cerasifera 'Purple Pony' This semi-dwarf tree was first produced from an open pollinated 'Krauter's Vesuvius' Purple-Leaf Flowering Plum. This form of the tree produces single pink flowers which appear as purple leaves are unfolding. Its deep purple foliage holds its color throughout the season. Sun Moderate Spring Tree Deciduous 10-12 feet tall and 12 feet wide 12 feet apart Deep Purple Pale Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Purple Nandina Nandina domestica 'Nana Purpurea' This dwarf, rounded shrub makes a great accent plant. It blooms white flowers in the spring. Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Evergreen 2 feet tall and 1 foot wide 12-15 inches apart Red new growth White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Pyracantha- Lowboy Pyracantha coccinea 'Lowboy' This plant features a low spreading display of small but numerous creamy white flowers followed by bright orange berries. It can be used as a shrub or as a groundcover. Full Sun Fast Spring Shrub/Ground Cover Evergreen 2-3 feet tall and 6-8 feet wide Dark Green Creamy White Bright Orange Berries Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Pyracantha- Red ElfÖ Pyracantha x 'Monelf' This rounded shrub features compact branches with bright, red berries through fall and winter. This plant works well in containers, as a low hedge, or as a divider. This particular variety is know to be disease resistant. Full Sun Fast Spring Shrub Evergreen 2 feet tall and wide Green White Red Berry Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Red Oleander Nerium oleander 'Dwarf Red' This shrub is drought tolerant and looks excellent in masses. It blooms scarlet red flowers in the summer. It is known for attracting butterflies. Sun Fast Summer Shrub Evergreen 5 feet tall and 4 feet wide 4 feet apart Green Scarlet N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Siberian Spruce Picea 'Omorika Nana' This excellent specimen plant adapts to various soils. It is prized for its glossy, blue-green foliage. Sun Slow N/A Shrub Evergreen 8-10 feet tall and 8 feet wide 8 feet apart Blue-green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Variegated Boxleaf Euonymus Euonymus japonica 'Microphylla Variegata' This plant features leaves that are small, very glossy, leathery textured, and dark green colored with white variegations. It is often used as a low, formal hedge. Full Sun to Partial Shade Slow N/A Shrub Evergreen 1-2 feet tall and 0.5 to 1 foot wide Variegated N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf White Pine Standard Pinus strobus 'Nana' This drought tolerant plant is prized for its foliage of silvery blue-green needles. With its dense, compact form, this plant can also be used as a container plant. Sun Moderate N/A Tree Evergreen 3-6 feet tall and 6-8 feet tall 6-8 feet apart Silvery blue N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dwarf Yaupon Holly Ilex vomitoria 'Nana' This evergreen foliage shrub makes a good low border. It is also easy to grow and responds well to shearing. Full Sun Moderate Inconspicuous Shrub Evergreen 2 feet tall and 3 feet wide 2-3 feet apart green Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Dynamite Crape Myrtle Lagerstroemia indica 'Whit II' pp10296 This excellent accent plant is both heat and drought tolerant. It blooms vibrant cherry red flowers in the summer. Sun Fast Summer Shrub Deciduous 18-20 feet tall and 15-18 feet wide 10-15 feet apart Dark Green Cherry red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Easter Lily Lilium longiflorum This summer bloomer provides good seasonal color while displaying large, white trumpet-shaped blooms. Great for attracting Hummingbirds and in cut flower arrangements. Sun to shade Moderate Spring to summer Floral Deciduous 2 ft tall 1 ft wide 1 ft apart Dark Green White Edit | Details | Delete
Eastern Redbud Cercis canadensis This great specimen tree is drought tolerant. It is great for a naturalized area. It attracts butterflies and hummingbirds with its purplish pink flowers which bloom in the spring. Sun Moderate Early spring Tree Deciduous 30 feet tall and 25 feet wide 25-30 feet apart Dark Green Purple-pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Eastern White Pine Pinus strobus This low maintenance plant is often used as a specimen tree. Its evergreen foliage consists of bluish-green needles. Sun Fast N/A Tree Evergreen 75 feet tall and 30 feet wide 20-40 feet apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Elaine Lily of the Nile Agapanthus 'Elaine' This Perennial is known for attracting hummingbirds and for its ability to thrive with little care. It also makes a great container plant. Its deep violet-blue flowers bloom in the summer. Sun Fast Summer Perennial Perennial 2-3 feet tall and 2-3 feet wide 24-30 inches apart Dark Green Violet Blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Eldarica Pine Pinus eldarica This tree tolerates heat and drought. It is a fast grower and features evergreen foliage. This tree is useful as a shade tree or as a specimen tree. Sun Fast N/A Tree Evergreen 50 feet tall and 20 feet wide 15-20 feet apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Eleanor Tabor Indian Hawthorn Rhaphiolepis indica 'Conor' This shrub makes an excellent hedge with its showy coral-pink flowers which bloom in spring and attract butterflies. Full Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Evergreen 5 feet tall and 5 feet wide 4-6 feet apart Green Coral N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Elegans Plantain Lily Hosta sieboldiana 'Elegans' This perennial adds color contrast to your flower beds. It features wide, steel-blue foliage. In the summer, it blooms trumpet-shaped lilac flowers. Partial Shade Moderate Summer Perennial Perennial 12-20 inches tall and 18-22 inches wide 20 inches apart Blue-Gray Lilac N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Elegantissima Dogwood Cornus elegantissima This great specimen plant adds winter color to your landscape. It displays green and cream colored foliage, and it blooms white-yellow flowers on the spring. Sun to Shade Moderate Early summer Shrub Deciduous 8 feet tall and 6 feet wide 5-8 feet apart Green and cream White-yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Elephant's Ear Alocasia macrorrhiza Prized for its foliage, this excellent accent plant adds bold texture and a tropical appearance to your landscape. Sun to Shade Fast N/A Perennial Deciduous 5 feet tall and 4 feet wide 4 feet apart Dark green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Elephant's Food (AKA Elephant Bush) Portulacaria afra This small tree can be used as a container plant or even as a bonsai tree. It features reddish stems and fleshy, pale gray, pale blue-green, or dark green foliage. It also comes in a more variegated variety. Full Sun to Partial Shade Slow N/A Tree Evergreen Up to 12 feet tall and 3-4 feet wide Pale Gray, Pale Blue-Green, or Dark Green Pink but they rarely flower N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Elijah's Blue Fescue Festuca cinerea 'Elijah's Blue' Prized for its showy blue foliage, this fine-textured accent plant works great in rock gardens. Sun Slow Summer Perennial Perennial 6 inches tall and 12 inches wide 12 inches apart Blue-green Insignificant N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Ellen Wilmott Lilac Syringa vulgaris 'Ellen Wilmott' This shrub looks excellent in masses. In the spring, it blooms fragrant, pure white, double blooms which are great for cutting. Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Deciduous 12 feet tall and 8 feet wide 8-10 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Emerald Carpet Manzanita Arctostaphylos uvaursi 'Emerald Carpet' This both heat and drought tolerant plant is ideal for poor soil areas. It displays pink blooms in the spring, and abundant bright red fruit. Sun Moderate Spring Ground Cover Deciduous 1 foot tall and 4-5 feet wide 4-5 feet apart Green Pink Bright Red Edit | Details | Delete
Emerald Cushion (Wintercreeper) Euonymus Euonymus fortunei 'emerald cushion' This dwarfed plant exhibits a dense, mounding habit. With its prized foliage, this drought tolerant plant makes an idea groundcover. Sun to Partial Shade Fast N/A Ground Cover Evergreen 12-18 inches tall 3-4 feet apart Emerald Green N/A Orange colored fruit Edit | Details | Delete
Emerald Gaiety Euonymus Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety' This shrub makes a great accent plant. It will climb if given support. It's bright foliage turns pinkish in the winter. Sun Fast N/A Shrub Evergreen 4 feet tall and 4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Green and white N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Emerald Gold Euonymus Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald <\#213>n Gold' This evergreen shrub exhibits a dense mounding form and makes an excellent border shrub. Its colorful evergreen foliage turns pink to red in the winter. Sun to Shade Fast N/A Shrub Evergreen 3 feet tall and 3 feet wide 3 feet apart Green and gold N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Emerald Green Arborvitae Thuja occidentalis 'Smaragd' Prized for its foliage of bright emerald green leaves, this dense columnar evergreen makes an ideal hedge or screen. Full Sun Moderate N/A Shrub Evergreen 10-15 feet tall and 3-4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Bright green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Emerald Green Spiral Arborvitae Thuja occidentalis 'Emerald' This shrub has an interesting spiral form. It is prized for its foliage of bright emerald green leaves. It also makes a good topiary plant. Sun Moderate N/A Shrub Evergreen 10-15 feet tall and 3-4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Bright green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Emerald Queen Maple Acer platanoides 'Emerald Queen' This great lawn or street tree features bright yellow fall foliage, and it blooms showy yellow bloom clusters in the early spring. Sun Fast Spring Tree Deciduous 50 feet tall and 40 feet wide 40 feet apart Dark green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Emerald Surprise (Wintercreeper) Euonymus Euonymus fortunei 'emerald surprise' This plant is prized for its unique foliage which consists of a blend of green, gold, and creamy white colored leaves. It makes a great ground cover with its fast and broad growing habit. Sun to Partial Shade Fast N/A Ground Cover Evergreen 2 feet tall and 5 feet wide 5 feet apart Green, Gold, & Creamy White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Empire Blue Butterfly Bush Buddleia daviddii 'Empire Blue' This excellent border shrub attracts butterflies and hummingbirds with its fragrant, violet blue flowers which bloom in summer. This plant's flowers are great for cutting. Sun Moderate Summer Perennial Deciduous 8 feet tall and 6 feet wide 6 feet apart Gray-green Blue/Violet N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Emu Bush Eremophila 'Valentine' This is a rounder shrub that features dark gray-green leaves and Dark green tubular flowers that appear in January and last until April and sometimes all summer. Full Fast Winter to Spring Shrub Evergreen 4ft tall 4 ft wide Dark Gray Green Dark Green N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Encore Azalea« Encore Azalea« (Rhododendron Hybrid) Encore Azalea«, the only patented brand of azaleas to bloom three times a year, are currently available in 23 varieties. Each one is designed to bloom during the spring, summer, and fall. These repeat bloomers are also designed to be low maintenance and to provide lots of color. They make a good choice for plantings to be used as a hedge, small accent, background, foundation, border, or as a specimen planting. They also come in a variety of bloom colors, forms, spans, foliage colors, and growth habits. More Info: <a href="http://www.encoreazalea.com" target=_blank>www.encoreazalea.com</a> Full Sun / Partial Shade Moderate Spring Summer Fall Shrub Evergreen 2.5 feet - 5 feet depending on variety 3 to 4 feet apart Varies by variety Varies by variety N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Endless Summer Hydrangea Hydrangea macrophylla 'endless summer' This plant features beautiful flowers which attract butterflies. This particular plant has a very long blooming period as it blooms from both old and new growth. These flowers are great for cutting and for drying. Sun to Partial Shade Moderate Late Spring to Mid Fall Shrub Deciduous 4-6 feet tall and 4-6 feet wide 4-6 feet apart Green Pink/Plum/Medium Blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
English Ivy Hedera helix This clinging vine is a very versatile plant that exhibits dark green leaves. This plant is drought tolerant and tolerates heavy pruning. Full Sun / Partial Shade Fast N/A Ground Cover Evergreen 12 inches tall and 3 feet wide 12 inches apart Dark green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
English Lavender Lavandula angustifolia This drought tolerant plant adds texture to your landscape with its rich dark green foliage. It is also an ideal plant for culinary uses. It blooms in the summer. Sun Moderate Summer Perennial Perennial 3 feet tall and 3 feet wide 2-3 feet apart Dark Green Lavender N/A Edit | Details | Delete
English Primrose Primula polyantha This plant blooms in the early spring and provides good seasonal color with assorted bright colored blooms. Works great in mass plantings and containers as well as rock gardens. Sun Moderate Early Spring Annual Annual 12 inches tall 12 inches wide 12-15 inches apart Dark Green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
English Roseum Rhododendron Rhododendron 'English Roseum' This great specimen plant tolerates extremes in weather. It features a bold-textured foliage, and it blooms rose pink colored flowers in the spring. Sun to shade Fast Spring Shrub Evergreen 6 feet tall and 5 feet wide 4-5 feet apart Dark green Rose pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
English Thyme Thymus vulgaris This great herb garden plant exhibits fragrant, gray-green leaves. It also blooms lilac colored flowers in the summer. Sun Fast Summer Perennial Perennial 10 inches tall and 12 inches wide 8-10 inches apart Green Lilac N/A Edit | Details | Delete
English Weeping Yew Taxus baccata 'Repandens' Prized for its foliage, this shrub makes a great showy hedge or screen. It exhibits a dwarf size, spreading form. It also features pendulous branch tips. Partial shade Moderate N/A Shrub Evergreen 2-5 feet tall and 12-15 feet wide 6-10 feet apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Eucalyptus Eucalyptus sp. This group of drought tolerant trees come in many different varieties. They are prized for their foliage which is often narrow, aromatic leaves. The foliage of this great specimen tree is often used in floral arrangements. Sun Moderate Usually Inconspicuous Tree Evergreen 10 to 100 feet tall and 10 to 60 feet wide Gray-Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Euryops Daisy (Greenleaf) Euryops pectinatus ' Viridis' This easy to grow plant is drought tolerant. It can be used as a color accent, border, or container plant. It can even be grown in a tree form. Its yellow flowers blooms from spring to fall, and they attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Sun Fast Spring to Fall Perennial Perennial 6 feet tall and 3 feet wide 2-3 feet apart Dark Green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Everblooming Gardenia Gardenia jasminoides 'Veitchii' This shrub blooms fragrant white, cutting flowers during the spring-summer season. This plant also attracts butterflies, and it can make an excellent container plant. Sun Moderate Spring to summer Shrub Evergreen 4 feet tall and 3 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Dark Green Creamy-white N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Evergreen Azalea Azalea spp. This plant is fragrant, and it attracts butterflies. It makes a great color accent for your landscape as it blooms colorful flowers in the spring. Full to Partial Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Evergreen 6-10 feet tall and 6-10 feet wide 6-10 feet apart Green Mixed colors N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Evergreen Bird of Paradise Caesalpinia mexicana This flowering shrub attracts birds, is fast growing, and requires low water use. Reflected Sun to Partial Sun Fast Spring to Early Fall Shrub Evergreen 8 to 15 feet tall and 6 to 10 feet tall Green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Evergreen Clematis Clematis armandii This plant is a great train plant for a trellis or arbor. It blooms fragrant white flowers in the spring, and its foliage is evergreen. This plant attracts butterflies and makes a great cutting flower plant. Sun Fast Spring Ground Cover Evergreen 25 feet tall and 25 feet wide 8-10 feet apart Dark green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Evergreen Euonymus Evergreen Euonymus Edit | Details | Delete
Evergreen Pear Pyrus 'Kawakami' This ideal shrub or espalier is a small rounded evergreen tree that displays abundant white flowers in the spring. Sun Moderate Spring Tree Evergreen 20-30 feet tall and 20-30 feet wide 20-30 feet apart Green White Tree-Fruiting Edit | Details | Delete
Everlow Yew Taxus x media 'Everlow' This plant exhibits a dwarf, low-growing, spreading habit. Often used as a specimen plant or low hedge, this shrub is considered low maintenance. Sun to Partial Shade Moderate N/A Shrub Evergreen 12-18 inches tall and 5 feet wide 5 feet apart Dark green N/A Red fruit which is poisonous if ingested Edit | Details | Delete
Evolvulus (AKA Blue Daze) Evolvulus glomeratus This plant features felt like gray-green foliage and pale lavender or powder blue flowers. It works well as a ground cover, in plant beddings, in borders, and in hanging containers. Sun Moderate Summer to Fall Perennial Evergreen 1 foot tall and 2-3 feet wide Gray-Green Pale Lavender or Powder Blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Fair Bianca « English Rose Rosa 'AUSca' This rose bush is great for foundation color. It is a neat and compact plant which blooms clean, white flowers that are fragrant. Sun Moderate Summer Shrub Evergreen 3-4 feet tall and 2-3 feet apart 3 feet apart Glossy Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Fairview Juniper Juniperus chinensis 'Fairview' This drought tolerant shrub makes a great foundation plant. It is prized for its foliage. It exhibits an upright, narrow, pyramidal form, and it produces silver cones in late summer-fall. Sun Moderate N/A Shrub Evergreen 6-8 feet tall and 4-6 feet wide 4-6 feet apart Bright green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Fairy Duster (AKA False Mesquite) Calliandra eriophylla This drought tolerant plant is a fine-textured shrub which blooms heavily in spring and intermittently throughout the year. Its flowers range from white to pink and even sometimes red. Sun to Partial Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Semi-Deciduous 3 feet tall and 3-4 feet wide Green White to Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Fakahatchee Dwarf Grass (Gama Grass) Tripsacum floridana clumping grass with spring flowers on red spikes part shade/part sun moderate spring/summer perennial ornamental grass 4 - 6 ft 3 - 5 ft green yellow on red spikes inconspicuous Edit | Details | Delete
Fall Panicum Panicum Dichotomiflorum This weed grows erect, but it is also spreading. Its leaf sheath is densely hairy. Weed/Grass Annual Linear shaped leaves with smooth edges Found in gardens, cultivated fields, waste places, and low areas. Also found in corn and soybean fields. Edit | Details | Delete
False Aralia Dizygotheca elegantissima This excellent houseplant or container plant is prized for its foliage. Its form is airy, open, and elegant. Its leaves are narrow and lacy. Bright Indirect Light Moderate N/A Tropical/Houseplant N/A 5-7 feet tall and 2 feet wide 2 feet apart Dark Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
False Dracaena (Cordyline) Cordyline australis 'Red Sensation' This tropical plant that can be used as a specimen plant in a garden or as a container plant. It offers a dramatic bronzy red foliage. The narrow, red leaves radiate around the dracaena-like stalks. Full Sun to Partial Shade Moderate N/A Shrub Palm 36- 48 inches tall N/A Bronzy Red N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
False Spirea Astilbe x arendsii This plant comes in different bloom colors, bloom times, sizes, shapes, and leaf color depending on the chosen variety. This plant has attractive finely cut fern-like foliage which takes a mound form and upright fluffy flower spikes which make beautiful cut or dried flowers. This plant also attracts butterflies. Full Shade to Full Sun depending on variety Fast Late Spring to Mid Summer depending on variety Perennial Perennial 12 inches tall to 4 feet tall depending on variet Depends on variety Green to Bronze depending on variety Varied N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Fan-Tex Ash Fraxinus velutina 'Fan-Tex' This is an excellent shade tree that features dark green leaves. Sun Fast N/A Tree Deciduous 30 ft tall 30 ft wide 20 ft apart Dark Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Fancy-Leafed Caladium (AKA Angel Wings) Caladium bicolor 'Red Flash' This plant is grown for its large heart or arrow shaped translucent leaves in combinations of red, pink, white, and green. Leaves vary in size. This plant is often used as a small or large container plant. Partial to Full Shade Moderate N/A Perennial/Bulb Perennial/Bulb 12-18 inches tall 9-12 inches apart Multi-Colored Inconspicuous/White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Fastigiata Boxwood Buxus sempervirens 'Fastigiata' This is a moderately fast growing conical plant. With its shiny, dark blue-green rich foliage, this shrub makes a good accent or specimen plant. Full Sun to Partial Shade Moderate Inconspicuous Shrub Evergreen 10-12 feet tall and 4-5 feet wide 4-5 feet apart Dark Blue-Green Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Fat Albert Colorado Blue Spruce Picea pungens glauca 'Fat Albert' This excellent specimen plant tolerates adverse soils. It is prized for its blue, needle-like foliage. Sun Moderate N/A Tree Evergreen 15 feet tall and 8 feet wide 7-8 feet apart Blue-green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Feather Bush, Feather Tree Lysiloma watsonii thornberi This plant makes a great patio or entry -garden tree that features delicate airy foliage and a summer floral display. Full Summer Tree Semi-evergreen 15 to 45 ft tal 15 to 45 ft wide Unknown Green Pale cream N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Feathery Cassia (AKA Silver Cassia) Cassia artemisioides This drought tolerant plant features needle-like leaflets that are light green or silvery in color thus giving a feathery effect. From winter to spring, yellow blooms cover the entire plant for beautiful color. Sun Fast Winter and Spring Shrub Evergreen 4-6 feet tall and 4-6 feet wide 6 feet apart Light Green/Silvery Yellow Pods Edit | Details | Delete
Female Winterberry Holly Ilex verticillata 'Female' This great specimen plant is prized for its glossy green foliage which appears as a showy red hue during new growth. It also features bright red berries from summer to fall. Sun Moderate Inconspicuous Shrub Evergreen 10 feet tall and 10 feet wide 10 feet apart Glossy green N/A Red berries appear from summer-fall Edit | Details | Delete
Fern Leaf Yarrow Achillea x 'Moonshine' This herbaceous perennial is easy to grow. It features upright, canary yellow flower clusters. It works well in borders or in mass plantings. Flowers can be cut and dried for bouquets. Its green foliage is lance-shaped. Full Sun Moderate Summer to Fall Perennial Perennial Up to 2 feet tall Green Canary Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Fern Pine Podocarpus gracilior This versatile and adaptable tree is prized for its foliage, and it makes a great lawn or street tree. It has narrow, blue-green foliage. Sun Slow N/A Tree Evergreen 40 feet tall and 25 feet wide 15 feet apart Blue-green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Fern-of-the-Desert (AKA Desert Fern and Feather Bush) Lysiloma microphyllum var. thornberi This plant is drought tolerant. In the spring, it features creamy white colored flower balls. Its bark is grayish-brown, thin, and rough. Reflected Sun to Partial Sun Moderate Spring Tree Evergreen to Deciduous 12 to 20 feet tall and 12 to 20 feet wide 20 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Fernleaf Acacia (AKA Feather-Leaf Acacia) Acacia pennatula This drought tolerant plant is used in xeriscapes. Full Sun Fast Spring Tree Semi-Evergreen 10 to 25 feet tall and 12 feet wide Green Yellow Seeds Edit | Details | Delete
Fernspray False Cypress Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Filicoides' This dependable evergreen shrub makes an excellent accent plant. It displays a sturdy, upright growth pattern and inconspicuous blooms. Sun Slow Spring Shrub Evergreen 20 feet tall and 15 feet wide 10 feet apart Dark green Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Ficus Nitida (AKA Indian Laurel Fig) Ficus microcarpa nitida This tree features smooth, gray bark, aerial roots, upright growing branches, and a very dense foliage. This tree can be grown outdoors or used as a container tree. Its small fruit attracts birds. This tree comes in both a column style or a multi-trunk style. The column style is often sheared and used in formal gardens or topiaries. The multi-trunk style makes a good shade tree. Full Sun Fast Inconspicuous Tree Evergreen 30-60 feet tall and 30 feet wide Over 40 feet apart Green Inconspicuous Pink/Red Small Figs-Inedible Edit | Details | Delete
Fig Tree Ficus carica This specimen tree features bold dark green foliage blooming in the spring and providing excellent summer fruit. Sun Moderate Spring Fruit tree/Berries Deciduous 12-15 ft tall 12-15 ft wide 12-15 ft apart Dark Green White Yes Edit | Details | Delete
Fire Power Nandina Nandina domestica 'Fire Power' This hardy evergreen shrub is tolerant of both heat and poor soil. It is compact and easy to grow. In the winter, its foliage is fiery red. Sun Moderate Summer Shrub Evergreen 2 feet tall and 2 feet wide 2 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Firebush Hamelia patens Florida native w beautiful orange-red flowers full sun to partial shade rapid year-round evergreen shrub 8 - 12 ft 3 - 5 ft green orange-red small oval black Edit | Details | Delete
Firecracker Plant Russelia equisetiformis weeping shrub appears to rain flowers full sun rapid summer evergreen shrub 3 - 5 ft 3 - 5 ft green red inconspicuous Edit | Details | Delete
Firespike Odontonema strictum shiny dark green leaves with red flowers full sun to partial shade moderate fall and winter deciduous shrub 4 ft 2 ft dark green red, showy inconspicuous Edit | Details | Delete
Flax Lily Linum perenne 'Bright Eyes' herbaceous perennial produces summer blue flowers partial shade to shade moderate summer perennial shrub 1 - 2 ft 1 - 2 ft green blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Flax Lily Dianella tasmanica 'variegata' grassy foliage with blue blooms full sun moderate mid-spring to summer evergreen grass 12 - 18 in 12 - 15 in green variegate medium blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Fleabane This weed produces slender leaves within an upright stem that branches. It also produces puffy white to pale lavender daises. Weed/Broadleaf Annual Slender leaves Found in sunny to partly shaded lawns, landscape, and garden areas Edit | Details | Delete
Flooded Gum Eucalyptus rudis This is a great accent tree featuring leathery, gray-green leaves with fragrant white flowers. Sun Fast Summer Tree Tree 40 ft tall 40 ft wide 40-45 ft apart Gray-green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Floral Azalea Rhododendron sp. This plant exhibits rich, dark green foliage and an aristocratic array of colored blooms which attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Partial Shade Moderate Spring Shrub Evergreen 3-5 feet tall and 3-4 feet wide 1-2 feet apart Dark green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Floribunda Rose Rosa hybrida This plant makes a good low border. It features a compact, bushy habit. It blooms scarlet to yellow flowers from spring to fall. These flowers are perfect for cutting. Sun Moderate Spring to fall Rose Deciduous 30 inches tall and 30 inches wide 24-30 inches apart Green Scarlet to yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Flower Carpet Rose Rosa sp. This plant is excellent in masses. It exhibits a low, spreading form and blooms periodically from spring to fall. This plant is fragrant and attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Partial Shade Moderate Spring to fall Rose Deciduous 18-24 inches tall and 24-36 inches wide 2-3 feet apart Dark Green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida This tree has a short trunk and a full, rounded crown with horizontal/layering branches. It produces beautiful showy flowers in the spring and vivid red and purple fall foliage. Sun to Partial Shade Moderate Spring Tree Deciduous 15 feet tall and 15-20 feet wide 15-20 feet apart Green White or Pink Bright Red Edit | Details | Delete
Flowering Crabapple Malus sp. This excellent accent plant features profuse white/pink, fragrant flowers in the spring. Known for attracting both hummingbirds and butterflies, this tree also features attractive summer fruit. Sun to Shade Moderate Spring Tree Deciduous 15 feet tall and 15 feet wide 15 feet apart Dark green Mixed Crabapple Edit | Details | Delete
Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida 'Cherokee Princess' Companion plant with camellias, ferns, heleborus, hosta, daffodils, hollies, and azaleas. Rust-red fall color with oval red berries.Blooms early and heavily. Best used in woodland settings. Partial Sun Moderate Spring Tree Annual 20ft to 40ft 20ft to 40ft on Center Edit | Details | Delete
Flowering Maple Abutilon This specimen plant is great for adding color accents to a mass planting setting or in a planting container. It blooms beautiful pendant shaped flowers in the summer. Partial Shade Moderate Summer Perennial Deciduous 12-15 feet tall and 6-9 feet wide 3 feet apart Green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Flowering Plum Prunus cerasifera Lush purple foliage and masses of ligth pink blooms. Full Sun Fast Spring Tree Deciduous 20 feet tall and 15 feet wide 15 - 20 feet apart Purple Pink Edit | Details | Delete
Flowering Quince Chaenomeles x superba 'Texas Scarlet' This low-growing deciduous shrub makes a great specimen plant. In early spring, it blooms clusters of scarlet flowers which are perfect for cutting. Sun Moderate Early spring Shrub Deciduous 3 feet tall and 5 feet wide 4-5 feet apart Green Scarlet N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Forest Pansy Redbud Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy' This tree makes a great specimen plant. It blooms pink flowers in the spring and exhibits reddish-purple foliage in the summer. Partial Shade Moderate Early spring Tree Deciduous 20 feet tall and 25 feet wide 20-25 feet apart Red-purple Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Forsythia Forsythia intermedia This shrub looks stunning in masses. It blooms profuse yellow blooms in early spring. This plant is good for cut flowers, and it attracts hummingbirds. Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Deciduous 9 feet tall and 8 feet wide 8 feet apart Dark green Golden yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Fortnight Lily Dietes iridoides This plant looks great in mixed borders. It blooms showy white flower stalks from spring to fall. These flowers are excellent for cutting. Sun Moderate Spring to fall Perennial Perennial 4 feet tall and 3 feet wide 3 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Fountain Grass Pennisetum alopecuroides This drought tolerant plant is excellent for use in masses. It displays an upright, mounding foliage, and it blooms showy flower plumes in the summer. Sun Fast Summer Shrub Deciduous 4 feet tall and 4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Green Pinkish-tan N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Four-Wing Saltbush (AKA Chamiso Cenzo) Atriplex canescens This plant gets its "Four- Wing" name from the shape of its seeds. This plant is considered fire retardant. It responds well to shearing. It can be used as a screen or a hedge. Sun Slow Summer to Fall Shrub Evergreen 3-6 feet tall and 4-8 feet wide 1-1/2 to 4 feet apart Gray Green Golden Fruit Clusters Edit | Details | Delete
Four-wing Saltbush/ Saltsage Artriplex canescens Provides an informal or rustic accent to the garden. Is very valuable for replanting open areas and works well in Xeriscapes. Full to reflected sun Slow Spring Shrub Evergreen 3-6 ft tall 4-8 ft wide 1-1/2 to 4ft apart Gray-green Unknown Yes Edit | Details | Delete
Foxtail Fern Asparagus densiflorus 'Myersii' This evergreen perennial features an arching habit and feathery, needle-like, stems. This plant makes a great accent plant or a plant for a hanging basket. Sun to Partial Shade Slow Summer Perennial Evergreen 18-24 inches tall 18-24 inches apart Light Green White Red Berries Edit | Details | Delete
Foxtail Palm Wodyetia bifurcata This drought tolerant plant is prized for its foliage of bushy, foxtail-like fronds. It makes an excellent specimen tree. Sun Moderate N/A Tree Evergreen 30 feet tall and 20 feet wide 15-20 feet apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Francee Plantain Lily Hosta fortunei 'Francee' This excellent accent plant displays a mounding growth habit and bold, heart-shaped leaves. It blooms lavender colored flowers in the summer. Full Shade / Partial Shade Slow Summer Perennial Perennial 2 feet tall and 4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart green with white edges Lavender N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Franzosini's Agave Agave franzosinii This is a beautiful and unique agave with a very large size. Sun Slow N/A Succulent Evergreen 9ft tall 7ft wide Unknown Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Fraser Fir Abies fraseri This drought tolerant tree makes an excellent accent plant with its neat, pyramidal form. This tree displays a rich evergreen foliage and inconspicuous blooms. Sun Moderate N/A Tree Evergreen 30 feet tall and 20 feet wide 20 feet apart Dark green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Freesia Freesia hybrida This houseplant has fragrant flowers and is ideal for arrangements. Sun Fast Spring to Summer Tropical/houseplant Deciduous 1-2 ft tall 1 ft wide N/A Dark Green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Freeway Acacia Acacia redolens This is a great sprawling ground cover to be used in medians, banks and large open areas. It displays gray-green foliage with small yellow rod shaped flowers. Full sun unknown February to April Shrub Evergreen 12-15 ft tall 8 ft wide Unknown Gray Green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Fremont Cottonwood Populus fremontii This shade tree can be used as an ornamental tree or as a windbreaker. Its seeds are cotton-like. Its male flowers are yellow to red catkins and the female flowers are green flower clusters. Full Sun Fast Spring Tree Deciduous Up to 70 feet tall Yellowish-Green Yellow to Red Catkins Edit | Details | Delete
French Lavender Lavandula dentata This drought tolerant plant is a great herb garden plant. Its fragrant blooms and foliage make great cut flowers, and they attract butterflies and hummingbirds. This plant blooms in the summer. Sun Fast Spring to summer Perennial Evergreen 3 feet tall and 3 feet wide 2-3 feet apart Dark green Lavender N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Fruitless Olive Olea europaea 'Swan Hill' This drought tolerant tree makes a great specimen tree or shade tree. It adds beautiful character to your landscape. This variety does not produce olives, and it produces less pollen. Sun Moderate N/A Tree Evergreen 20-30 feet tall and 20-30 feet wide 20-30 feet apart Gray-Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Fruitless Weeping Mulberry Morus alba 'Chaparral" This unique landscape specimen tree has distinct cascading branches. It is easily adaptable, and this variety is fruitless. Full Sun Fast N/A Tree Deciduous 8 feet tall and 10 feet wide 10 feet apart Dark Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Galaxy Magnolia Magnolia Galaxy This tree is perfect for narrow sites. It features a natural, pyramidal shape and blooms dark, reddish-purple flowers in the spring. These flowers are fragrant and perfect for cutting. Sun Moderate Spring Tree Deciduous 30-40 feet tall and 20-25 feet wide 20-25 feet apart Dark green Red-purple N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Garden Madrone Arbutus 'Marina' This tree grows large and displays a broad dense crown. The upright branches are covered with a smooth mahogony colored bark which exfoliates in late summer to expose the next years bark which at this stage is a cinnamon color. The dark green leathery leaves are 4-5 inches long and display flushes of bronze colored new growth from spring throughout the summer which adds interest and lightens the look of the tree. The pendulous clusters of urn-shaped white blushed pink flowers are produced year-round with peaks in spring and fall. The fruit that follows also appears heaviest in spring and fall Sun Moderate Spring through Fall Tree Evergreen 40-50 feet tall and 40-50 feet wide 50 feet apart green with some bronze new growth white with blushed pink red when mature/edible Edit | Details | Delete
Gardenia Gardenia jasminoides This shrub makes a great specimen plant. It blooms fragrant white flowers in the summer. The blooms can float in water for indoor or pool decorations Full Sun Moderate Summer Shrub Evergreen 6 feet tall and 6 feet wide 4-6 feet apart Dark green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Gardenia Gardenia sp. This great specimen shrub blooms fragrant, white flowers in the summer. This plant also attracts butterflies. Sun Moderate Summer Shrub Evergreen 6 feet tall and 6 feet wide 4-6 feet apart Dark green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Garnet Japanese Maple Acer palmatum dissectum 'Garnet' This outstanding small tree makes a great specimen plant. It is prized for its red-purple foliage which turns an excellent color of red in the fall. Partial Shade Slow Inconspicuous Tree Deciduous 10 feet tall and 10 feet wide 10-12 feet apart Red-purple Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Gaura Gaura lindheimeri This heat tolerant perennial is great in mixed borders. It blooms sprays of pink/white blooms in the summer. Sun Moderate Summer Perennial Perennial 4 feet tall and 3 feet wide 18-36 inches apart Green Pink/White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Gazania Gazania sp. This bedding plant is easy to grow and features bright daisy-like blooms that bloom in the summer. Its flower colors come in different varieties. Sun Fast Summer Annual Annual 12 inches tall 12 inches wide 6-12 inches apart Green Yellow-red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Geneva Bugle Weed Ajuga genevensis This excellent groundcover exhibits an upright growth habit. Its showy blue flower spikes bloom in the summer. Partial shade Moderate Summer Perennial Perennial 6-12 inches tall and 10 inches wide 8-10 inches apart Green Blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Geranium (AKA Common or Garden Geranium) Pelargonium sp. This plant features flower clusters that come in a wide variety of colors. They are commonly used in plant beddings, containers for decks and patios, hanging baskets, and window boxes. This plant is also used indoors where it can bloom at anytime. Full Sun to Partial Shade Moderate Summer Annual Annual Up to 3 feet tall Green Varies due to Variety N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Gerbera Daisy Gerbera sp. This plant features daisy-like blooms that flower from spring through summer. Perfect for butterfly gardens. Sun Fast Spring to Fall Perennial Perennial 1 ft tall 2 ft wide 18-24 inches apart Green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Germander Teucrium chamaedrys This perennial works well as an edging plant or in an herb garden. In the summer, it blooms tiny pink blossoms which attract both butterflies and hummingbirds. Sun Moderate Summer Perennial Deciduous 6-18 inches tall and 12 inches wide 1 foot apart Green Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Getty White African Lily Agapanthus africanus 'Getty White' This plant is excellent in masses with its clusters of white flowers which bloom in the summer. This plant also makes a good houseplant, and it is great for cut flowers. Sun Moderate Late Summer Perennial Perennial 2 feet tall and 3 feet wide 2 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Ghost Gum Eucalyptus papuana This tree features smooth, powdery white bark and drooping, long, smooth, gray-green leaves. Its leaves can be toxic to fish. Full Sun Moderate Tree 30 to 60 feet tall and 25-50 feet wide Gray-Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Giant Bird of Paradise Strelitzia nicholai The leaves of this large plant are attached to the trunk of the plant and are arranged in a fan pattern. This plant can be grown outdoors or indoors in a container. Its large banana-like leaves can grow up to 10 feet long. Sun to Partial Shade Moderate Spring and Summer Perennial Evergreen Up to 30 feet tall 4-6 feet apart Green Dark Blue, Dark Purple/Black, or White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Giant Foxtail Setaria Faberi This weed grows erect. It is different from other grasses because of its hairy ligule and the dense hairs on the upper surface of its leaves. Weed/Grass Annual Linear shaped leaves with smooth edges Found in cultivated crops Edit | Details | Delete
Giant Green Foxtail Setaria Viridis This weed grows erect. It is similar to the Giant Foxtail, but this plant has fewer hairs on the upper leaf surface. And, the seed head is more erect when mature. Weed/Grass Annual Linear shaped leaves with smooth edges Found in cultivated crops Edit | Details | Delete
Giant Ragweed (AKA Horseweed) Ambrosia Trifida This weed grows erect, and its stem and leaves are rough. It is a major cause of hay fever. Weed/Broadleaf Annual Spade shaped leaves with lobed edges Found in fertile, moist soils Edit | Details | Delete
Giant Timber Bamboo Bambusa oldhamii This Bamboo is great as a hedge or screen. It features attractive foliage, and it is a vigorous, clump forming plant. Full to partial sun Fast N/A Tree Evergreen 15-20 ft tall 6-8 ft apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Gibraltar Exbury Azalea Azalea 'Gibraltar' This shrub makes a colorful hedge or accent plant. It is a hardy, deciduous shrub which blooms ruffled orange blooms in the spring. Partial Shade Fast Spring Shrub Deciduous 9 feet tall and 6 feet wide 5-6 feet apart Dark green Orange N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Girard's Fuchsia Azalea Azalea x 'Girard's Fuchsia' This shrub is ideal to plant in a grouping with Japanese Maples. Its vivid, red-purple flowers bloom in the spring and are known to attract butterflies. Partial Shade Moderate Spring Shrub Evergreen 4 feet tall and 4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Dark green Reddish purple N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Girard's Hot Shot Azalea Azalea x 'Girard's Hot Shot' This extremely hardy plant has a round habit. It blooms spotted orange-red flowers in the spring. In the fall, its dark green foliage turns reddish orange in hue. This plant attracts butterflies and is often paired with Japanese Maples. Partial shade Fast Spring Shrub Evergreen 24 inches tall and 30 inches wide 24-30 inches apart Dark green Reddish orange N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Girard's Rainbow Leucothoe Leucothoe fontanesiana 'Girard's Rainbow' This ideal hedge or accent plant displays a showy, variegated foliage and white blooming branches in the spring. This plant often attracts both butterflies and hummingbirds. Partial Shade Moderate Spring Shrub Deciduous 4 feet tall and 4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Variegated White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Girard's Rose Azalea Azalea x 'Girard's Rose' This shrub looks excellent in masses. It exhibits wavy, deep rose flowers which bloom in the spring and dark evergreen foliage. Partial Shade Fast Spring Shrub Evergreen 4 feet tall and 3 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Dark green Deep pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Girard's Scarlet Azalea Azalea x 'Girard's Scarlet This excellent accent plant blooms dark red flowers in the spring. This plant also attracts butterflies. Partial Shade Fast Spring Shrub Evergreen 3 feet tall and 4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Dark green Dark red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Gladiolus Gladiolus grandiflora This border plant adds vertical interest while displaying a variety of colorful blooms. Great for use in cut flower arrangements. Sun Moderate Spring and Summer Perennial Perennial 1-6 ft tall 4-6 inches wide 4 -6 inches apart Green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Globe Amaranth Gomphrena This plant provides good seasonal color and comes in a range of pink and purple blooms. Works great as cut flowers and in dried arrangements. Sun Fast Summer Annual Annual 12 inches tall 10 inches wide 8-18 inches apart Green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Globe Mallow (AKA Desert Mallow) Sphaeralcea ambigua This plant takes a shrub-like habit. It features silvery-gray foliage with a velvet/fuzzy texture. It blooms coral to pink colored flowers from spring until fall. This plant is drought tolerant and can be used for xeriscaping. Full Sun Moderate Spring to Fall Perennial Evergreen Up to 30 inches tall and 30 inches wide 30 inches apart Silvery Gray Coral or Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Globe Navajo Willow Salix matsudana 'Navajo' This tree thrives in hot, dry areas and makes an excellent accent plant. It features dense branches with inconspicuous blooms. Sun Fast N/A Tree Deciduous 20 ft tall 15 ft wide 15 ft apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Glossy Abelia Abelia x grandiflora Often used in shrub borders, this plant is known for attracting butterflies. It also blooms fragrant, bell-shaped, white flowers in the summer. Sun Fast Summer Shrub Evergreen 5 feet tall and 4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Dark green Pinkish-white N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Gold Drop Cinquefoil Potentilla fruticosa 'Gold Drop' This shrub looks excellent in masses. It is low growing and considered both hardy and durable. Its lemon yellow flowers bloom in the summer and attract butterflies. Sun Moderate Summer to frost Shrub Deciduous 2 feet tall and 3 feet wide 2-3 feet apart Green Gold N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Gold Mop Threadbranch Cypress Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera Gold Mop' This drought tolerant and durable shrub is an excellent accent plant. It displays a mounding form, and it is prized for its golden-yellow colored evergreen foliage. Sun Moderate N/A Shrub Evergreen 8 feet tall and 12 feet wide 6-8 feet apart Golden green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Gold Mop Threadbranch Cypress Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera Gold Mop' This drought tolerant plant is a durable mounding evergreen making it an excellent accent plant. It is prized for its golden-yellow foliage. Sun Moderate N/A Shrub Evergreen 8 feet tall and 12 feet wide 6-8 feet apart Golden green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Gold Mound Lantana Lantana x 'Gold Mound' This plant works well as a border, rock garden, color accent, or container plant. It is drought tolerant. It features good seasonal color with its deep golden blooms that last from summer to fall. Its foliage is a rich, dark green. Sun Moderate Summer to fall Perennial Perennial 2 feet tall and 2 feet wide 1-2 feet apart Dark Green Gold N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Gold Spangle Cypress Chamaecyparis pisifera 'filifera gold spangle' This gold thread cypress keeps its bright yellow/chartreuse foliage year round. Sun Slow N/A Shrub Evergreen 6 feet tall and 4 feet wide 4 feet apart Bright Yellow/Chartreuse N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Gold Spot Euonymus Euonymus japonica 'Aureo-variegata' This attractive evergreen shrub makes a great foundation plant as it provides year-round color. It is low maintenance and drought tolerant. Sun Moderate N/A Shrub Evergreen 10 feet tall and 5 feet wide 4-5 feet apart Green and gold N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Gold Star Potentilla Potentilla fruticosa 'Gold Star' This low growing shrub produces large, deep green leaves. In mid to late summer, it features bright yellow flowers. Full Sun-Partial Shade Moderate Summer Shrub Deciduous 3 feet tall and 2 feet wide 2 feet apart Dark Green Bright Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Gold Threadbranch Cypress Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera Aurea' This drought tolerant, slow growing evergreen will add color contrast to your landscape. It is prized for its golden, thread-like foliage. Sun Slow N/A Shrub Evergreen 6 feet tall and 10 feet wide 6-8 feet apart Golden N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Gold Tip Pfitzer Juniper Juniperus chinensis 'Pfitzerana Aurea' This drought tolerant shrub makes a good low border with its graceful arching branches. Its new growth exhibits a golden yellow color while its mature leaves are colored a bright green. Sun Moderate N/A Shrub Evergreen 5 feet tall and 6 feet wide 4-6 feet apart Green and gold N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Golden Bamboo Phyllostachys aurea Prized for its foliage, this excellent accent plant exhibits an evergreen spreading growth. Its foliage has a rich golden green color. Sun to Shade Fast N/A Shrub Evergreen 8 feet tall and 6 feet wide 6-8 feet apart Golden N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Golden Barberry Berberis thunbergii 'Aurea' This plant is prized for its bright golden foliage. It adds great contrast to any landscape. Full Sun Moderate Late Spring Shrub Deciduous 24 Inches Tall 2 - 3 feet Yellow Edit | Details | Delete
Golden Barrel Cactus Echinocactus grusonii This drought tolerant plant makes a great accent, specimen, color accent, or container plant. It features an attractive globe shape and bright golden spines. During the summer, it blooms golden yellow flowers. Sun Moderate Summer Cactus Evergreen 12-15 inches tall and 12-15 inches wide 1-2 feet apart Golden Spines Golden Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Golden Euonymus Euonymus japonica 'Aureo-marginata' This drought and heat tolerant plant provides year round color. It is easy to grow, and it makes an excellent low border or hedge plant. Sun Fast N/A Shrub Evergreen 6 ft tall 5 ft wide 4-5 ft apart Green and Gold N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Golden Fleece Solidago Solidago sphacelata 'Golden Fleece' This beautiful plant is excellent in masses and floral arrangements. It displays yellow flower plumes. Sun Moderate Summer to fall Perennial Perennial 12 inches tall 12 inches wide 10-12 inches apart Green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Golden Honey Locust Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis 'Aurea" This is an excellent shade tree that blooms in the summer and displays golden colored foliage. Sun Fast Early Summer Tree Deciduous 60 ft tall 40 ft wide 50-60 ft apart Golden Greenish-yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Golden Locust Robinia pseudoacacia 'Frisia' This tree is prized for its feathery butter-gold foliage. It gives a splash of gold to any landscape. This tree is very tough and hardy. In the fall, its foliage turns orange-yellow. Sun Fast Spring Tree Deciduous 40-50 feet tall and 25 feet wide 25 feet apart Golden White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Golden Mound Duranta repens fast-growing shrub w blue flwrs & orange fruit part shade/part sun rapid summer deciduous shrub 8 to 15 ft 5 - 6 ft on center light green pale blue golden orange Edit | Details | Delete
Golden Princess Spirea Spiraea japonica 'Golden Princess' This shrub looks excellent in masses. It features golden to yellow foliage. It also blooms pink flower clusters in the spring. Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Deciduous 30 inches tall and 36 inches wide 4 feet apart Yellow Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Golden Privet Ligustrum x vicaryi This excellent hedge or accent plant adds color contrast to your landscape. Its golden new growth matures to the color green. This plant also blooms fragrant, creamy-white flowers in the summer. Sun to Shade Fast Spring Shrub Evergreen 10 feet tall and 5 feet wide 5 feet apart Green and gold Creamy-white N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Golden Sword Yucca Yucca filamentosa 'Golden Sword' This ideal barrier planting features yellow and green leaves. Its fragrant, white flowers bloom in the summer. This plant is drought tolerant. Sun Moderate Summer Shrub Deciduous 4 feet tall and 4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Green and yellow White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Golden Trumpet Vine (AKA Golden Trumpet Tree) Tabebuia chrysotricha This tree features a velvet/fuzzy textured foliage. It also attracts bees, butterflies, and birds. Full Sun Moderate Late Winter to Mid-Spring Tree Deciduous 30 to 40 feet tall 8 to 12 feet apart Green with brown fuzzy bottoms Bright Yellow Edit | Details | Delete
Golden Variegated Sweet Flag Acorus gramineus variegatus 'Ogon" Prized for its glossy golden foliage, this Evergreen plant is drought tolerant. It works well as a mass planting, a color accent, a border, and as a planting near water features. Sun to Shade Slow N/A Perennial Evergreen 10 inches tall and 8 inches wide 6-8 inches apart Green and gold N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Golden Weeping Willow Salix niobe 'Tristis' This excellent accent plant is prized for its foliage with its light green/yellow color. It features an elegant, weeping habit. Sun Fast N/A Tree Deciduous 50 feet tall and 50 feet wide 50 feet apart Light green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Golden Yellow Lantana Lantana camara 'Golden Yellow' This drought tolerant plant works well as a border, rock garden, or color accent plant. It also works well in hanging baskets. It blooms profuse gold-yellow blooms from spring to frost. Sun Fast Spring to Frost Shrub Evergreen 3 feet tall and 3 feet wide 3 feet apart Green Golden Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Goldenball Lead Tree (AKA Golden Lead Ball Tree) Leucaena retusa This small tree is often used as a patio tree or used for a tropical woodsy effect. In the spring and parts of summer, it blooms showy, pale yellow, powder puff flowers. This tree is drought tolerant. Full Sun to Partial Shade Moderate Spring Tree/Shrub Semi-Evergreen 10-20 feet tall and 15-25 feet wide Light Green Yellow Bean-like pod Edit | Details | Delete
Goldfinger Cinquefoil Potentilla fruticosa 'Goldfinger' This drought tolerant plant is considered low maintenance, and it works well in mixed borders. Its bright yellow, single blooms flower from spring to fall. Sun Slow Summer Shrub Deciduous 4 feet tall and 4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Dark green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Goldflame Honeysuckle Lonicera x heckrottii 'Goldflame' This drought tolerant plant looks great growing along walls and fences. It blooms fragrant coral and yellow flowers in the late spring. It often attracts hummingbirds. Sun to Shade Fast Spring Ground Cover Deciduous 10 feet tall and 20 feet wide 4-5 feet apart Green Coral N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Goldflame Spirea Spiraea x bumalda 'Goldflame' This plant makes an excellent border shrub. It blooms pink flowers in the summer and presents coppery-orange foliage in the fall. Full Sun Moderate Summer Shrub Deciduous 3 feet tall and 5 feet wide 4-5 feet apart Yellow-green Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Goldmound Spirea Spiraea x bumalda 'Goldmound' This shrub looks great in mixed borders. It features a mounding growth habit with showy, golden foliage. It blooms pink blooms in late spring. Sun Moderate Late spring Shrub Deciduous 3 feet tall and 4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Golden Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Goldsturm Rudbeckia Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm' This award-winning perennial works great in mixed borders. In the summer, it blooms golden yellow daisies which are perfect for cutting and for attracting butterflies. Sun Fast Summer Perennial Perennial 24 inches tall and 18 inches wide 18 inches apart Green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Goshiki False Holly Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Goshiki' This shrub adds color and texture to your landscape with its vibrant five colored foliage and fragrant white blooms which flower in the fall. Full to Partial Sun Moderate Fall Shrub Evergreen 3 feet tall and 4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Variegated White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Graceful Wattle Acacia gracilifolia This shrub is known for its graceful, spreading habit and excellent flowering. Full Sun to Partial Shade Moderate Spring Tree/Shrub Green Bright Golden-Yellow Edit | Details | Delete
Gracilis Canadian Hemlock Tsuga canadensis 'Gracilis' This low growing, flat top conifer exhibits a very symmetrical spreading habit. It offers a nice, uniformed appearance. Partial Shade Moderate N/A Shrub Evergreen 3-6 feet tall and 3-6 feet wide 3-6 feet apart Silvery Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Grapefruit Tree Citrus X paradisi This fruit tree features leaves that are dark green on top and lighter colored on bottom. Its white, fragrant flowers appear in the spring. Its fruit usually reaches maturity in the fall. This fruit bearing tree makes a great addition to a landscape as a specimen tree. Full Sun Moderate Spring Tree Evergreen Usually 15 to 20 feet tall Green White Grapefruits Edit | Details | Delete
Grass-Leaf Myoporum Myoporum debilis This low-growing, spreading plant features narrow leaves and white summertime flowers. It makes a great ground cover. Full Sun to Partial Shade Moderate Summer to Fall Shrub/Ground Cover Evergreen 3 feet tall and 4 feet wide Green White Rose-Colored Edit | Details | Delete
Gray Euryops Daisy Euryops pectinatus This fast growing evergreen shrub features yellow flowers which bloom year-round attracting butterflies. Full Sun to Partial Shade Fast Year Round Shrub Evergreen 2-4 feet tall and 3-4 feet wide Gray Green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Gray Gleam Juniper Juniperus scopulorum 'Gray Gleam' This drought tolerant shrub is prized for its silvery gray-blue foliage. It adds beautiful color contrast to your landscape and makes for a good screen, accent plant, or hedge. Sun Slow N/A Shrub Evergreen 14 feet tall and 7 feet wide 6-7 feet apart Blue-gray N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Gray Lavender Cotton Santolina chamaecyparissus This drought tolerant plant works great in rock gardens. In the summer, it blooms button-like yellow flowers. Sun Moderate Summer Shrub Evergreen 1 foot tall and 2 feet wide 2-3 feet apart Gray-green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Green Ash or Red Ash Fraxinus pennsylvanica This shade tree features bark that is smooth and gray when the tree is young, but the bark becomes thick and fissured with age. This tree can also be used as a windbreaker. The winter buds are reddish-brown with a velvety texture. Its branching habit is upswept, and its crown is densely rounded or irregular. Its autumn leaf color is golden-yellow. This tree is hardy to climatic extremes. Full Sun Fast Spring Deciduous Tree 50-60 feet tall 25-30 feet apart Green Inconspicuous Narrow Samara Edit | Details | Delete
Green Beauty Boxwood Buxus microphylla japonica 'Green Beauty' This compact evergreen shrub makes an excellent small hedge. Its dark green foliage becomes bronze tinged in the winter. Full-Partial Sun Moderate Inconspicuous Evergreen Shrub 4-6 feet tall 4-6 feet apart Dark Green Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Green Carpet (AKA Rupturewort) Herniaria glabra This ground cover is prized for its handsome foliage. It is very easy to grow. It can also be used to fill in ground areas between stepping stones. Sun Fast Inconspicuous Ground cover/Vine Perennial 3 inches tall and 2 feet wide 1-2 feet apart Green Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Green Carpet Natal Plum Carissa macrocarpa 'Green Carpet' This drought tolerant plant makes an excellent border shrub. It also works well as a rock garden, foundation, or container plant. It features lustrous, dark green foliage; summertime white blooms; and red berries. Sun Moderate Summer Shrub Evergreen 1 foot tall and 4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Dark Green White Red Berries Edit | Details | Delete
Green Carpet Spurge Pachysandra terminalis 'Green Carpet' This excellent groundcover works well in shady locations. It blooms creamy-white flowers in the spring. Full to Partial Sun Moderate Spring Ground Cover Evergreen 8 inches tall and 14 inches wide 12-14 inches apart Dark Green Creamy-white N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Green Cassia Senna (Cassia) Nemophila This plant exhibits a naturally rounded form and bright green leaves. In late winter and spring, it blooms showy yellow flowers that cover the bush with color. Sun Fast Winter to Spring Shrub Evergreen 8 feet tall and 8 feet wide Bright Green Yellow Seed Pods Edit | Details | Delete
Green Cloud Texas Sage Leucophyllum frutescens Green Cloud This is an easily adaptable drought tolerant shrub which features dense velvety green leaves with small lavender blue flowers. Sun Slow Summer Shrub Evergreen 4ft tall 4 ft wide 3-4 ft apart Green Lavender-blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Green CloudÖ Sage Leucophyllum frutescens 'Green Cloud' This plant is heat, drought, and salt tolerant. It takes on a compactly rounded habit. It blooms bell-shaped flowers from spring until fall. Full Sun Slow Spring to Fall Shrub Evergreen Up to 6 feet tall and 6 feet wide Green Rose/Red, Violet/Purple, or White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Green Hopseed Bush Dodonaea viscosa (Green) This large evergreen shrub features inconspicuous blooms and pinkish lavender fruit. Sun Fast Spring Shrub Evergreen 12-15 inches tall and 10-13 inches wide 13 inches apart Green Greenish Pinkish/Lavender fruit Edit | Details | Delete
Green Liriope Liriope muscari This plant makes an excellent groundcover, and it is attractive in mass planting. It blooms bluish purple flower spikes in the summer. Partial Shade Moderate Summer Ground Cover Perennial 15 inches tall and 15 inches wide 12-18 inches apart Dark green Purple N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Green Luster Holly Ilex crenata 'Green Luster' This excellent hedge is very durable and adaptable. It produces black colored berries in the winter and displays evergreen foliage. It also attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Sun to Shade Slow Spring Shrub Evergreen 4 feet tall and 4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Dark green White Black colored berries Edit | Details | Delete
Green Mound Boxwood Buxus 'Green Mound' This dependable evergreen shrub makes an excellent border shrub. It displays mounding dark green leaves year round and white blooms in the spring Full-Partial Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Evergreen 3 feet tall and 3 feet wide 3 feet apart Dark green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Green Mound Juniper Juniperus procumbens 'Green Mound' This juniper is a low growing plant which is often used as a groundcover because of its height and cushion-like appearance. Its needle-like leaves are a blue-green color. Full Sun to Partial Shade Moderate Inconspicuous Evergreen Shrub 6-8 inches tall 3-4 feet apart Blue-Green Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Green Mountain Boxwood Buxus x 'Green Mountain' C.O.P.F. This easy to grow shrub makes an excellent hedge. It displays a natural, cone-shaped form with bright green foliage. Sun to Shade Slow N/A Shrub Evergreen 5 feet tall and 3 feet wide 3 feet apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Green Mountain Sugar Maple PP2339 Acer saccharum 'Green Mountain' This excellent shade tree exhibits outstanding orange fall color which makes this tree a great specimen tree or color accent. This tree also produces maple syrup. Sun Fast Inconspicuous Tree Deciduous 70 feet tall and 45 feet wide 40 feet apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Green Pittosporum Pittosporum tobira This excellent border shrub blooms late spring and features creamy white flowers with orange fragrant blossoms. Sun Fast Late Spring Shrub Evergreen 3-6 ft tall 4 ft wide 2-4 ft apart Green Creamy White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Green Santolina Santolina ericoides This plant makes an ideal groundcover displaying creamy white flowers with fragrant soft green foliage. Sun Moderate Inconspicuous Shrub Deciduous 1-2 ft tall 1-2ft wide 1-2 ft apart Green Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Green Sargent Juniper Juniperus chinensis sargentii 'Viridis' Prized for its bright green foliage, this plant makes an extremely durable ground cover. It is also good for edging. Full Sun Moderate N/A Ground Cover Evergreen 1-2 feet tall and 2-3 feet wide 3 feet apart Bright green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Green Splendor Japanese Holly Ilex crenata 'green splendor' This holly exhibits an upright pyramidal form with dark glossy green leaves. Sun to Partial Shade Moderate Shrub 12-16 feet tall Dark Green Edit | Details | Delete
Green Vase Japanese Zelkova Zelkova serrata 'Green Vase' This tree features a vase-shape. It is fast-growing and graceful with its upright, arching branches. Its dark green leaves turn orange-brown to bronze-red in autumn. Full Sun Fast N/A Tree Deciduous 50 feet tall and 25 feet wide 25 feet apart Dark Green Inconspicuous Inconspicuous Edit | Details | Delete
Green Velvet Boxwood Buxus x 'Green Velvet' C.O.P.F. This easily grown and adaptable shrub makes a good foundation plant, and it is ideal for use in topiary forms thanks to its prized dark green foliage. Sun Slow N/A Shrub Evergreen 5 feet tall and 3 feet wide 3 feet apart Dark green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Green Wave Spreading Yew Taxus cuspidata 'Green Wave' This variety of Yew is mound-forming and spreading. Its arching branches have dark green leaves. Full Sun-Partial Shade Slow N/A Shrub Evergreen 3-4 feet tall and 6-8 feet wide 6 feet apart Dark Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Greenleaf Euryops Euryops pectinatus 'Viridis' This easy growing accent plant blooms from spring to fall. It is great in Hummingbird and Butterfly gardens, and it can be grown in a tree form. Sun Fast Spring to Fall Perennial Perennial 6 ft tall 3 ft wide 2-3 ft apart Dark Green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Greenspire Euonymus Euonymus japonica 'Greenspire' This tidy, compact evergreen shrub features rounded, dark green foliage. It works well as a ground cover, small hedge, or border. It is low maintenance, but it responds well to pruning so you can keep it at the height you need. It tolerates heat, the seashore, and slopes. Full Sun Moderate Inconspicuous Evergreen Shrub 4-5 feet tall 3-4 feet apart Dark Green Inconspicuous Inconspicuous Edit | Details | Delete
Greenspire Linden Tilia cordata 'Greenspire' This tree makes a great lawn or street tree. It blooms fragrant, yellow flowers in early summer. It also features good yellow foliage color in the fall. Sun Moderate Early summer Tree Deciduous 60 feet tall and 30 feet wide 25-30 feet apart Green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Gro-low Sumac Rhus aromatic 'Gro-low' This is a dwarf selection of Fragrant Sumac. It features great red and orange fall color, and it is tolerant of drought and poor soil conditions. This plant is often used as a ground cover. It especially works well for stabilizing and beautifying a bank. Full Sun-Partial Shade Fast Spring Shrub Deciduous 2-3 feet tall and 6-8 feet wide 6-8 feet apart Green Yellow Red Drupes Edit | Details | Delete
Groundcherry (Smooth) Physalis Subglagrata This weed has bell-shaped flowers that are purple and yellow. Weed/Broadleaf Perennial Ovate/Lanceolate shaped leaves with serrated or smooth edges Found in cultivated areas and waste places. Edit | Details | Delete
Guadalupe Palm Brahea edulis This drought tolerant plant is prized for its foliage. It makes a great specimen plant, lawn tree, or street tree. It also tolerates seacoast conditions. Sun Slow N/A Tree Evergreen 20-30 feet tall and 10-20 feet wide 10-20 feet apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Guajillo Acacia berlandieri This is a small dense deep green ferny shrub that works well for screening or can be trained as a small tree. Full sun unknown February to May Shrub Deciduous 15 ft tall to 15 ft wide Unknown Deep Green Creamy White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Guayacan (Soap Bush) Guaiacum angustifolium Engelm This plant features a dense canopy with short lateral branches. This plant is drought tolerant and works well in xeriscapes. It can be used as a hedge, in an ornamental garden, or in a rock garden. Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Evergreen 2-8 feet tall Green Violet/Purple N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Gulf Stream Nandina Nandina domestica 'Gulf Stream' This shrub is easy to grow and makes a great low border. Its green evergreen foliage turns red in the winter. Sun Moderate N/A Shrub Evergreen 30 inches tall and 30 inches wide 24-30 inches apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Gumpo Pink Azalea Azalea x Satsuki 'Gumpo Pink' This excellent border shrub is a showy, dwarf size shrub. It blooms bright pink flowers in the spring. Sun to Shade Fast Spring Shrub Evergreen 3 feet tall and 3 feet wide 30-36 inches apart Dark green Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Gumpo White Azalea Azalea x Satsuki 'Gumpo White' This small, compact shrub makes a great low border. It blooms pure white flower clusters in the spring. Sun to Shade Fast Spring Shrub Evergreen 5 feet tall and 6 feet wide 4-6 feet apart Dark green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Hahn's Ivy Hedera helix 'hahnii' This ground cover is prized for its foliage and provides a dense wall or fence cover displaying small, light green leaves. Partial Shade Moderate Inconspicuous Ground Cover/Vine Deciduous N/A N/A Green Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Hall's Honeysuckle Lonicera japonica 'Halliana' This fast growing vine blooms in the summer and features berries that attract birds. Sun Fast Late Spring Ground Cover/vine Evergreen 2-15 feet tall 3-15 feet wide 8-10 feet apart Dark Green White or Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Happy Returns Daylily Hemerocallis 'Happy Returns' This plant looks excellent in masses. It features large, lemon yellow flowers which bloom repeatedly from summer-fall. Sun Fast Summer-Fall Perennial Perennial 20 inches tall and 15 inches wide 15 inches apart Green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Happy Wanderer Vine Lilac Hardenbergia violacea 'Happy Wanderer' This climbing specimen plant offers an attractive tropical foliage and beautiful seasonal color with its pinkish-purple blooms which flower in the spring. This plant is drought tolerant. Sun Fast Spring Ground Cover Evergreen 5-10 feet tall and 2-5 feet wide 3-8 feet apart Dark Green Pinkish-purple N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Harbour Dwarf Heavenly Bamboo Nandina domestica 'Harbour Dwarf' This attractive, compact, evergreen shrub features a bronzy-red foliage in fall and winter. It can be used as a ground cover, specimen plant, or as a border plant. Its dainty foliage has a pink to bronze tint in the spring. Full Sun to Partial Shade Slow Spring Shrub Evergreen 18 inches tall and 2 1/2 feet wide Varies according to season White Berries Edit | Details | Delete
Harbour Dwarf Nandina Nandina domestica 'Harbor Dwarf' This evergreen foliage shrub turns red in the fall and produces bright red winter berries. Makes a good low border. Full Sun Moderate Summer Shrub Evergreen 24 inches tall and 30 inches wide 24-30 inches apart green white Edit | Details | Delete
Hatfield Upright Yew Taxus x media 'hatfieldii' This variety of Yew has a dense, broadly pyramidal and upright habit, and dark green leaves. Full Sun-Partial Shade Slow N/A Shrub Evergreen 12 feet tall and 10 feet wide 10 feet apart Dark Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Hawaiian Snowbush Breynia disticha vase-shaped rounded shrub with red berries part shade/part sun moderate summer to fall evergreen shrub 5 - 8 ft 3 - 5 ft variegated white, inconspicuous red Edit | Details | Delete
Hawaiian Ti Cordyline terminalis tropical plant with variegated leaves red-green sunny moderate year-round evergreen shrub 3 - 10 ft 3 - 5 ft variegated yellow inconspicuous Edit | Details | Delete
Hearts and Flowers (AKA Red Apple Ice Plant) Aptenia cordifolia This plant features shiny and bright green foliage. During the summer, it bears lively red flowers. This plant works well as a ground cover, as a container plant, or as a hanging basket plant. Full Sun to Light Shade Fast Summer Ground Cover/Vine Perennial Up to 4 inches tall and 2 feet wide 2 feet apart Green Red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Heather Calluna sp. This shrub works great in mixed borders. It also makes an interesting ground cover. From summer-fall it blooms colorful bell-shaped blooms which are pretty for cutting. Sun Moderate Summer-fall Shrub Evergreen 2 feet tall and 2 feet wide 18-24 inches apart Green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Heavenly Bamboo Nandina domestica This shrub is often used in groups or as an accent plant. It has purple-red new foliage which matures into a blue-green color. It also displays white blooms in the early summer and red berries in the fall. Sun Moderate Early summer Shrub Evergreen 7 feet tall and 4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Blue-green White Red Berries in the fall Edit | Details | Delete
Heavenly Cloud Texas Sage Leucophyllum frutescens 'Heavenly Cloud' This drought tolerant offers excellent durability and easy adaptability. It features dense, velvety foliage and purple-pink summer blooms. Sun Slow Summer Shrub Evergreen 4 feet tall and 4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Gray-Green Purple-Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Hedge Bindweed Convolvulus Sepium This weed has extensive but shallow root systems. Its stems can be 3-10 feet long. It grows as a vine, and its flowers are white or pink. Weed/Broadleaf Perennial Arrowhead shaped leaves with smooth edges Found in cultivated fields, and it thrives in humid areas. Edit | Details | Delete
Heliconias Heliconia spp. rain forest herb grows prized trop flower part shade/part sun fast spring to summer evergreen herb 2 - 5 ft 3 - 5 ft green red, yellow, orange inconspicuous Edit | Details | Delete
Heller's Japanese Holly Ilex crenata 'Helleri' This low maintenance shrub makes an excellent hedge with its evergreen foliage and dense, erect habit. Full Sun / Partial Shade Slow Spring Shrub Evergreen 1 foot tall and 2 feet wide 18-24 inches apart Dark green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Hemp Dogbane (AKA Indian Hemp) Apocynum Cannabinum This weed grows erect. Its red stems exude a milky liquid. Its flowers are white or green. Weed/Broadleaf Perennial Linear shaped leaves with smooth edges Found in wastelands, cultivated fields, and thickets. Edit | Details | Delete
Henbit Lamium Amplexicaule This weed grows erect, but it is spreading. Its flowers are white, pink, or purple. Weed/Broadleaf Annual Ovate shaped leaves with coarsely serrated edges Found in rich soils, gardens, and newly seeded lawns. Edit | Details | Delete
Henkle's Yellowwood Podocarpus henkelii This ideal specimen tree is a handsome, erect evergreen. It is prized for its lovely weeping foliage. Sun to Shade Slow N/A Tree Evergreen 20-30 feet tall and 20 feet wide 10 feet apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Henry's Garnet Virginia Sweetspire Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet' This excellent accent plant blooms fragrant, white flowers in the summer and exhibits bright red foliage in the fall. Sun to Shade Moderate Summer Shrub Deciduous 10 feet tall and 10 feet wide 4-8 feet apart Bright green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Herbert Azalea Azalea x gable 'Herbert' This azalea exhibits a dense, spreading habit with green foliage. It also features two inch lavender flowers which bloom in spring. This plant is considered easy to grow, dependable, and very cold hardy. It makes a colorful hedge or accent plant. Partial shade Fast Spring Shrub Evergreen 4 feet tall and 5 feet wide 3-5 feet apart Dark green Lavender N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Heritage « River Birch Betula nigra 'Cully' This large single-stemmed tree is easy to grow and considered both adaptable and heat tolerant. Its foliage is a beautiful bright green. Full to Partial Sun Fast Spring Tree Deciduous 40-70 feet tall and 40-60 feet wide 40-60 feet apart Green Varies N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Heritage River Birch Betula nigra 'Cully' This easy to grow specimen tree is both adaptable and heat tolerant. It displays large single-stems and bright green foliage. Full-Partial Sun Fast Spring Tree Deciduous 40-70 feet tall and 40-60 feet wide 40-60 feet apart Green Varies N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Hetzi Holly Ilex crenata 'Hetzii' This great specimen plant responds well to pruning. It exhibits an attractive rounded form with lush, evergreen foliage. Sun to Shade Slow Spring Shrub Evergreen 7 feet tall and 6 feet wide 5-6 feet apart Dark green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Hetzi Juniper Juniperus chinensis 'Hetzii Glauca' This drought tolerant and durable evergreen shrub works well in naturalizing areas. It's foliage has a lovely blue-green color, and its blooms are inconspicuous. Sun Moderate N/A Shrub Evergreen 8 feet tall and 10 feet wide 8-10 feet apart Blue-green N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Hibiscus Hibiscus spp. This showy tropical shrub works well in containers with brightly colored flowers. Sun to Shade Fast Summer to Fall Shrub Evergreen 8ft tall 6 ft wide 4-6 ft apart Glossy Green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Hicks Yew Taxus x media 'Hicksii' This upright evergreen makes a great screen. It is considered both cold tolerant and low maintenance. Sun to Shade Slow Inconspicuous Shrub Evergreen 10 feet tall and 4 feet wide 4 feet apart Dark green Insignificant N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Highbush Blueberry Vaccinium corymbosum This upright, bushy plant is ideal for fresh blueberry eating. Its springtime, bell-shaped flowers give way to tasty, edible fruit. Sun Moderate Spring Tree Evergreen 10 feet tall and 6 feet wide 6 feet apart Green White Edible Blueberries Edit | Details | Delete
Hino Crimson Azalea Azalea x kurume 'Hino Crimson' This excellent border shrub blooms clusters of deep red blooms in the spring. It also displays a bronze foliage in the winter. Sun to Shade Fast Spring Shrub Evergreen 5 feet tall and 5 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Dark green Deep red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Hino Crimson Azalea Azalea x kurume 'Hino Crimson' This excellent border shrub presents clusters of deep red blooms in the spring and bronze foliage in the winter. Full Sun / Partial Shade Fast Spring Shrub Evergreen 5 feet tall and 5 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Dark green Deep red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Hinoki False Cypress Chamaecyparis obtusa This dependable evergreen tree makes an excellent accent plant. It exhibits shiny, dark green foliage and inconspicuous blooms. Sun Slow Spring Tree Evergreen 50-60 feet tall and 15 feet wide 10-20 feet apart Dark green Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Hogan Western Arborvitae Thuja plicata 'Hogan' This great specimen plant is prized for its foliage of lustrous evergreen. It also features a dense pyramidal shape. Sun Moderate N/A Tree Evergreen 50-70 feet tall and 15-25 feet wide 20 feet apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Holland Scotch Broom Cytisus x praecox 'Hollandia' This drought tolerant plant makes an ideal hedge or accent plant. In the spring, it blooms sweet-pea-shaped flowers which attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Deciduous 4 feet tall and 3-4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Green Rose-pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Holly Agave (AKA Thorn-Crested Agave) Agave lophantha This makes an excellent barrier plant with its razor sharp thorns. Part shade unknown N/A Succulent Evergreen Unknown Unknown Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Holly Burfordii Ilex cornuta 'Burfordii Nana' dense shrub w glossy dk green leaves part shade/part sun moderate spring evergreen shrub 10 - 15 ft 3 - 5 ft green glossy white red Edit | Details | Delete
Holly East Palatka Ilex x attnuata 'East Palatka' leathery testured evergreen tree Sun to Partial Shade moderate N/A evergreen tree 20 - 30 ft 12 - 15 ft green N/A red Edit | Details | Delete
Holly Fern Cyrtomium falcatum glossy dark green fronds w serrated points shade to full shade moderate N/A evergreen fern 3 ft 2 - 3 ft dark green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Holly Oak Quercus ilex This drought tolerant plant makes an excellent shade tree. This excellent specimen plant is prized for its foliage of holly-like rich green leaves. Sun Moderate N/A Tree Evergreen 60 feet tall and 60 feet wide 30-50 feet apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Hollyhock Alcea sp. This is an ideal tall background plant that features spikes of ruffled flowers. Sun Fast Summer Perennial Perennial 6 ft tall 1-2 ft wide 1-2 ft apart Green Mixed Edit | Details | Delete
Hollywood Juniper Juniperus chinensis 'Kaizuka' This Juniper exhibits vivid green foliage and makes a great accent plant with its unique twisted branches Sun Slow N/A Shrub Evergreen 18ft tall 10 ft wide 10 ft apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Honey Locust Gleditsia sp. This tree provides filtered shade with its green, fern-like leaves. Sun Moderate Unknown Tree Deciduous 20-70 ft tall 30-40 ft wide N/A Green Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Honeyvine Milkweed Ampelamus Albidus This weed grows as a vine, and it has white flowers. Weed/Broadleaf Perennial Heart/Arrowhead shaped leaves with smooth/curled edges Found in fertile, moist, and cultivated soils. Edit | Details | Delete
Honorine Jobert Hybrid Anemone Anemone x 'Honorine Jobert' This perennial looks excellent in masses. In the fall, it blooms abundant white flowers which make stunning cut flowers. Partial Shade Moderate Fall Perennial Deciduous 34 inches tall and 12 inches wide 12 inches apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Hoogendorn Japanese Holly Ilex crenata 'Hoogendorn' This ideal hedge or border shrub exhibits a low growing, compact form. It is prized for its attractive, evergreen foliage. Sun Slow N/A Shrub Evergreen 2 feet tall and 3 feet wide 2-3 feet apart Dark green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Hopseed Bush Dodonaea viscosa Slow Spring-Fall Shrub/Tree Shrub 12-15 feet tall 12-15 feet wide Small yellow green 3 sided pods Edit | Details | Delete
Hosta or Plantain Lily Hosta sp. This popular shade garden plant is valued mostly for its attractive foliage. In the summer, it features white, blue, or pink flowers depending on the variety. Full to Partial Sun Fast Summer Perennial Perennial 15-30 inches tall and 12-24 inches wide 12-24 inches apart Varies by variety White, pink, or blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Howard McMinn Manzanita Arctostaphylos densiflora 'Howard McMinn' This drought tolerant plant is known to attract birds. It also adds interest to your winter landscape as it blooms abundant, pale pink flowers during the late winter-spring season. Sun Slow Winter to spring Shrub Evergreen 6 feet tall and 10 feet wide 8-10 feet apart Green Pale pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Huachuca Agave Agave parryi huachucensis Great for planting in containers, Xeriscapes or desert-effect landscapes. Sun unknown N/A Succulent Evergreen Unknown Unknown Gray-green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Hummingbird Flower (AKA Arizona or California Fuchsia) Zauschneria californica latifolia This plant gives beautiful color from late summer to frost with its orange-red tubular flowers. It is an evergreen plant in warmer climates. Sun to Partial Sun Moderate Late Summer to Frost Perennial Semi-Evergreen 4-12 inches tall and 8-12 inches wide Green Orange-Red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Hummingbird Sweet Pepperbush Clethra alnifolia 'Hummingbird' This shade tolerant shrub exhibits lustrous, deep green foliage and blooms fragrant, white flowers in the summer. Sun Fast Summer Shrub Deciduous 3-5 feet tall and 3-4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Dark green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Hurricane Palm (AKA Princess Palm) Dictyosperma album This palm usually grows no taller than 30 feet. It is self-cleaning as it sheds its browned-out fronds. It is adaptable to many soil conditions, and it is fairly drought tolerant. Its inverted U-shaped frond configuration helps this palm resistant to the destruction of hurricane-force winds. Sun to Semi-Shade Moderate Tree Palm 30 feet tall Green Edit | Details | Delete
Hyacinth Hyacinthus This easy to grow plant is excellent in spring borders. It blooms bright fragrant flowers in the spring. Sun Moderate Spring Tropical/Houseplant Perennial 12 inches tall and 5 inches wide 3 inches apart Green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Hybrid Tea Rose Rose hybrida This excellent accent plant is a vigorous, bushy shrub. It blooms large, pure scarlet flowers in the summer. Its flowers are fragrant, and they attract both hummingbirds and butterflies. These flowers are also perfect for cutting. Sun Fast Summer Rose Deciduous 6 feet tall and 4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Dark green Scarlet N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Hydrangea Hydrangea sp. This very versatile plant can be grown either indoors or out. It is great in mixed borders. In the summer it blooms white, blue, or pink flowers which are great for cutting. This shrub also attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Partial Shade Moderate Summer Shrub Deciduous 8 feet tall and 6 feet wide 5-6 feet apart Dark green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Hydrangea, Big Leaf Hydrangea macrophylla rounded foliage with large flowers of pink, white, blue shade moderate spring/summer perennial showy statement 4- 6 ft 3 - 5 ft variegated pink, red, white, or blue brown Edit | Details | Delete
Ice Plant Lampranthus spectabilis This drought tolerant shrub looks excellent in masses. It features a fleshy gray-green foliage. It also features cool season color as it blooms from winter to spring. Sun Fast Winter to Spring Shrub Deciduous 12 inches tall and 12-18 inches wide 12-18 inches apart Green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Iceberg Floribunda Rose Rosa 'KORbin' This disease resistant Rose blooms fragrant, pure white blooms from spring to fall. This great specimen plant is excellent for cut flowers. Sun Fast Spring to fall Rose Deciduous 5 feet tall and 4 feet wide 4-5 feet apart Dark green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Iceland Poppy Papaver nudicaule This Poppy is exciting as a cut flower. It features cup shaped blooms which provide early season color. Sun Fast Spring to Summer Perennial Perennial 12-18 inches tall 12-15 inches wide 12-15 inches apart Gray-green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Ilex Schilling Ilex vomitoria 'Schillings dwarf' dense shrub works as groung cover part shade/part sun moderate spring evergreen shrub 3 - 4 ft 3 - 4 ft green w red ting N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Impatiens Impatiens sp. This plant blooms colorful flowers, and it is often used in containers or beds. It blooms in the summer, and it comes in an assortment of colors. Shade Fast Spring to fall Annual Annual 1-2 feet tall and 2 feet wide 12-15 inches apart Green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Improved Sweet Pepper (Paniculata) Clethra alnifolia 'paniculata' This plant features fragrant white flowers which appear on broad panicles. It is considered improved because of its sturdy panicles and more intense aroma due to its larger number of flowers. Sun-Shade Moderate Mid Summer-Early Fall Shrub Deciduous 3-8 feet tall and 4-6 feet wide 4-6 feet apart Dark Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Inaba Shidare Japanese Maple Acer palmatum dissectum 'Inaba Shidare' This excellent specimen plant works best in shady spots. It blooms purple-red blooms in the late summer to fall. It also displays brilliant fall color. Shade Slow Late Summer Tree Deciduous 6 feet tall and 10 feet wide 8 feet apart Green Purple-red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Inaba Shidare Japanese Maple Acer palmatum dissectum 'Inaba Shidare' This excellent specimen plant is good in shady spots. It blooms late summer to fall, and it presents brilliant red color in the fall. Full Shade Slow Summer Tree Deciduous 6 feet tall and 10 feet wide 8 feet apart Green Purple-red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Indian Blanket (Fire Wheel) Gaillardia pulchella This hardy plant it tolerant of drought and heat. It features dense colonies of brilliant red flowers with yellow rims. Sun Moderate Spring to Fall Annual Annual 1 1/2 to 2 feet tall Green Red with Yellow Rims N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Indian Hawthorn Rhaphiolepis indica This broadleaf evergreen shrub comes in many different varieties which offer different heights, bloom color, foliage color, and mounding or spreading habits. Sun to Partial Sun Slow Spring Shrub Evergreen Between 3 and 6 feet tall and wide Dark Green White, Light Pink, or Dark Pink Blue-Black Berries Edit | Details | Delete
Indian Laurel Fig Ficus retusa nitida The weeping, dense foliage on this tree provides terrific shade. This tree also makes a good patio tree as it is well-suited for shearing. Full Sun to Partial Shade Fast N/A Tree Evergreen 20 to 25 feet tall and 20 to 25 feet wide 25 feet apart Green Inconspicuous Edible Figs Edit | Details | Delete
Indigo Bush Dalea pulchra This evergreen shrub is drought tolerant and exhibits leaves that are small, hairy and silvery gray. It features rose-purple flowers that bloom from October to February. Moderate Fall to Spring Shrub evergreen 5-6 ft tall 6 ft wide 4-5 ft apart Silvery Gray Rose-purple N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Irene Lantana Lantana camara 'Irene' This easy to grow perennial is great in containers or mass plantings displaying magenta flowers that bloom from spring to frost. Sun Fast Spring to frost Perennial Perennial 4 ft tall 3 ft wide 3-4 ft apart Green Magenta N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Issai Beautyberry Callicarpa dichotoma 'Issai' This shrub will add beautiful color contrast to your landscape with its green foliage, metallic purple berries, and interesting pink flowers which bloom in the spring. In the fall, this plant's foliage turns a lovely red-orange. Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Deciduous 4-6 feet tall and 4-6 feet wide 4-6 feet apart Green Pink Metallic purple colored berries Edit | Details | Delete
Italian Buckthorn Rhamnus alaternus This drought tolerant plant is a great specimen plant. It is prized for its foliage, and it displays abundant, black fruits. Sun to shade Moderate N/A Tree Evergreen 15 inches tall and 10 feet wide 10 feet apart Green N/A Black Edit | Details | Delete
Italian Cypress Cupressus sempervirens This drought tolerant tree makes an excellent hedge or screen. Its evergreen foliage is an attractive bluish color, and its form has a dramatic architectural look. Sun Fast N/A Tree Evergreen 10-20 feet tall and 3 feet wide 3-6 feet apart Dark green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Ivory Halo Dogwood Cornus alba 'Bailhalo' PP8722 This stunning, red-stemmed shrub adds color contrast to your landscape with its bold, variegated foliage. It also produces white blooms in the spring. Partial Shade Moderate Spring Shrub Deciduous 5-6 feet tall and 4-6 feet wide 4-6 feet apart Green and cream Creamy-white N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Ivy Geranium Pelargonium peltatum This is a great container plant which displays a wide range of flower color. Sun to Shade Fast Summer Annual Annual 12 inches tall 18 inches wide 18-24 inches aparat Green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Ixora Red Ixora coccinea shrub blooms with multi-colored flowers part shade/part sun rapid year-round evergreen shrub 10 - 15 ft 3 - 5 ft green white, red, yellow, pink, etc. inconspicuous Edit | Details | Delete
Ixora Yellow Ixora coccinea green shrub with yellow fragrant flowers sun rapid year-round evergreen shrub 3 ft 3 ft gree yellow inconspicuous Edit | Details | Delete
Jacaranda Jacaranda mimosifolia This drought tolerant plant makes an ideal specimen tree. It displays attractive fernlike foliage and blooms showy lavender-blue flowers from spring to summer. This tree is known for attracting both butterflies and hummingbirds. Sun Moderate Spring and summer Tree Deciduous 35 feet tall and 25 feet wide 25 feet apart Green Lavender-blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Jackman Clematis Clematis x 'Jackmanii' This plant will train on a trellis or arbor. Its large, rich purple flowers bloom in the summer and attract butterflies. Partial shade Fast Summer Ground Cover Deciduous N/A 8-10 feet apart Bright green Purple N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Jackman's Cinquefoil Potentilla fruticosa 'Jackmanii' This compact, low growing shrub looks excellent in masses. From summer to fall, it blooms large, bright yellow flowers which attract butterflies. Sun Slow Summer to frost Shrub Deciduous 3 feet tall and 4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Jade Plant Crassula argentea Prized for its foliage this plant makes an excellent houseplant that features white blooms Low to Medium light N/A N/A Tropical/Houseplant Evergreen 2-3 ft tall 2-3 feet wide 2-3 ft apart Green Pinkish-white N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Jane Magnolia Magnolia x 'Jane' This excellent accent plant has blooms which open before its foliage appears. It blooms reddish-purple petals in early spring. Sun Moderate Early spring Shrub Deciduous 10 feet tall and 10 feet wide 8-10 feet apart Green Reddish purple N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Janet Blair Rhododendron Rhododendron 'Janet Blair' This plant features pale pink frilly trusses with golden yellow spotting. Full Sun-Partial Shade Fast Spring Shrub Evergreen 6 feet tall and 6 feet wide 6 feet apart Dark Green Pale Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Janet Reidy Mock Orange Philadelphus x 'janet reidy' This plant features fragrant, double white flowers that have an orange smell. It also features a habit which is lower to the ground and smaller than other mock oranges. Full Sun to Partial Sun Slow Summer Shrub Deciduous 4-6 feet tall and 4-6 feet wide 4-6 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Japanese Andromeda Pieris japonica This shrub works great in mixed borders. It exhibits a lustrous, dark green foliage and blooms white, drooping flowers in the spring. It also attracts both hummingbirds and butterflies. Sun Slow Spring Shrub Evergreen 9 feet tall and 5 feet wide 4-5 feet apart Dark green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Japanese Andromeda Pieris japonica This shrub works great in mixed borders with its lustrous, dark green foliage and white, drooping flowers which bloom in spring. Full Sun Slow Spring Shrub Evergreen 9 feet tall and 5 feet wide 4-5 feet apart Dark green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Japanese Anemone Anemone japonica This perennial looks excellent in masses. It works great as a border planting. In the spring, it blooms in an assortment of bright colors depending on the plant variety. Its flowers are great for cutting. Partial Shade Fast Spring Perennial Deciduous 24-36 inches tall and 12-18 inches wide 10-12 inches apart Green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Japanese Aralia Fatsia japonica This elegant houseplant features evergreen foliage. It can be grown outside in warm areas. Sun to shade Fast N/A Tropical/Houseplant Evergreen 5 ft tall 5 ft wide 3-4 ft apart Dark Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Japanese Black Pine Pinus thunbergii This conical tree becomes more rounded with age. Its bark is dark purplish gray. Its needles are stiff and dark gray-green in color and occur in pairs. This tree tolerates salt sprays. Full Sun Fast N/A Tree Evergreen 50-80 feet tall and 20-25 feet wide 20-25 feet apart Dark Gray-Green Grayish-white buds N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Japanese Blood Grass Imperata cylindrica 'Rubra' Prized for its foliage with its bright red leaf tips, this plant adds texture to your landscape. It is attractive in mass plantings. Sun to Shade Fast N/A Perennial Deciduous N/A 1-2 feet apart Green and red N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Japanese Blueberry Shrub-Std. Eleocarpus decipens - Std. This tightly branched shrub makes an ideal hedge, column, or foundation plant. Its leaves go from a bronze color when new, a glossy dark green when mature, and a brilliant bright red when older before dropping. It has fragrant creamy white flowers which develop into blue-black olive-like fruit. Sun to Partial Shade Moderate Spring Shrub Evergreen 8-10 feet tall Dark Green White Blue-black Edit | Details | Delete
Japanese Boxwood Buxus microphylla var. japonica This drought tolerant shrub requires little maintenance. It makes a great foundation or hedge plant. It features bright green foliage, and it responds well to shearing. Sun Moderate N/A Shrub Evergreen 4 feet tall and 3 feet wide 18-24 inches apart Dark Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Japanese Cleyera Ternstroemia gymnanthera (Cleyera japonica) This excellent accent plant is a rich lustrous evergreen which blooms small, pendant white flowers in the late spring. Full Sun / Partial Shade Moderate Late spring Shrub Evergreen 7 feet tall and 4 feet wide 2-3 feet apart Bronze-green white Berries Edit | Details | Delete
Japanese Crabapple Malus floribunda This dense, spreading tree features pale pink flowers in mid- and late spring. Its flowers are followed by small, pea-like yellow fruit. Full Sun Moderate mid- and late spring Tree Deciduous 15-20 feet tall and 20-30 feet wide 20-30 feet apart Dark Green Pale Pink yellow colored fruit Edit | Details | Delete
Japanese Holly Cyrtomium falcatum Prized for its foliage, this outstanding landscape fern is excellent in masses with its lustrous dark green foliage. Partial Shade Moderate N/A Perennial Evergreen 18-24 inches tall and 24 inches wide 18 inches apart Dark green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Japanese Little Leaf Boxwood Buxus microphylla var. japonica This shrub makes a good foundation plant. It has bright green foliage, and it responds well to shearing. It is also drought tolerant and requires little maintenance. Full Sun Moderate N/A Shrub Evergreen 4 feet tall and 3 feet wide 18-24 inches apart Dark green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Japanese Painted Fern Athyrium nipponicum 'Pictum' Prized for its unique and colorful foliage, this easy to grow plant is perfect for shade areas. Shade Moderate N/A Perennial Deciduous 18 inches tall and 18 inches wide 16-18 inches apart Green and White N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Japanese Pieris (Andromeda or Lily of the Valley Shrub) Pieris japonica This rounded, compact evergreen shrub offers year around interest. In late winter to early spring, it produces sweetly scented white or pink flowers in showy pendulous clusters. Its fruits look like little dry capsules that hang like a stand of beads. Its leaves emerge as coppery red and mature to bright glossy green. Light to Partial Shade Moderate Late Winter to Early Spring Evergreen Shrub 8-12 feet tall 6-10 feet wide Bright Green White or Pink Capsules Edit | Details | Delete
Japanese Privet (AKA Waxleaf Privet) Ligustrum japonicum This plant is drought tolerant and can be used for xeriscaping. Its flowers are fragrant. It makes an excellent screen. It can also be pruned to take on a tree-form, or it can be pruned and used as a topiary in a container. Sun to Partial Shade Fast Late Winter until Summer Shrub Evergreen 6-12 Feet Tall At Least 5 feet Apart Green White Drupes Edit | Details | Delete
Japanese Red Maple Acer palmatum 'Atropurpureum' This low maintenance tree works great as a specimen tree. It requires little pruning, and its beautiful red-purple leaves turn red, gold, or purple in the fall. Sun to Shade Fast Inconspicuous Tree Deciduous 20 feet tall and 20 feet wide 15-20 feet apart Red-purple Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Japanese Skimmia (Female) Skimmia japonica (Female) The red buds on this plant become white, fragrant flowers which are held in dense panicles. The flowers are followed by bright red berries which last from October until spring. Its glossy green leaves are aromatic when bruised. This plant is dioecious meaning that one male plant is needed to pollinate about every six female plants in order for them to produce berries. Light to Medium Shade Slow Spring Evergreen Shrub 2-5 feet tall 3-6 feet apart Green White Red Berries Edit | Details | Delete
Japanese Snowbell Styrax japonicus This tree features graceful horizontal branches and red or yellow fall foliage. In the summer, it blooms fragrant, white, bell-shaped flowers. Sun Moderate Summer Tree Deciduous 30 feet tall and 25 feet wide 20-25 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Japanese Spurge Pachysandra terminalis This fragrant plant is often used as a ground cover in shady areas. Its creamy white flower spikes bloom in the spring. Shade Fast Late spring Ground Cover Evergreen 12 inches tall and 5 feet wide 18-24 inches apart Dark green Creamy-white N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Japanese Stewartia Stewartia pseudocamellia This broadly columnar tree exhibits peeling, pink to red-brown and gray bark. In the fall, its dark green leaves turn yellow to orange and red. In mid-summer, it features white, camellia-like flowers. Full Sun-Partial Shade Slow Mid-Summer Tree Deciduous 30-40 feet tall and 25-30 feet wide 15-25 feet apart Dark Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Japanese Umbrella-Pine Sciadopitys verticillata This small to medium-sized evergreen features a dense and compact habit when young. Its conical shape becomes more open and loose with age. Full Sun Slow N/A Tree Evergreen 25-40 feet tall and 15-20 feet wide 15-20 feet apart Dark Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Japanese Wisteria Wisteria floribunda This plant is very easy to grow and enjoy. It works well on fences and arbors. It is a climber. This plant blooms lavender-blue flowers in the spring. Sun Fast Spring Ground Cover Deciduous N/A N/A Green Lavender-blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Japanese Yew Taxus cuspidata 'Capitata' This shrub features an evergreen foliage with an elegant form and soft needles. It works perfect in shade areas, and it is both insect and disease resistant. Sun to shade Slow Inconspicuous Shrub Evergreen 40 feet tall and 20 feet wide 15-20 feet apart Dark green Insignificant N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Japonica Fatsia Fatsia japonica araliaceae broad-leafed shrub blooms white flwrs in fall shade moderate fall evergreen shrub 8 ft 3 - 5 ft green white black, inedible Edit | Details | Delete
Jasmine Carolina Gelsemium sempervirens evergreen vine with yellow tubular flowers shade to full sun rapid after estblished late winter- early spring evergreen climbing vine 20 ft 12 - 15 ft green yellow, fragrant N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Jasmine Confederate trachelospermum jasminoides evergreen climber with fragrant white flower bright sun to full shade rapid April to May evergreen climbing vine 40 ft 12 - 15 ft green white, fragrant N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Jasmine Minima Trachelospermum asiaticum lush deep green foliage sun or shade rapid N/A evergreen ground cover up to 6 ft unknown green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Jasmine Pinwheel Tabernaemontana divaricata dark green shrub w ruffle-edged fragrant flwrs part shade/part sun moderate year-round evergreen shrub, ornamental 6 - 10 ft 3 - 5 ft green white, fragrant N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Jasmine Star Jasminum nitidum evergreen climber with fragrant white flower sun or shade rapid summer evergreen in south climbing vine 15 - 20 ft 12 - 15 ft green white star-shaped N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Jatropha Spicy Jatropha integerrima small green shrub-tree w clusters of red flwrs full sun to partial shade rapid almost year-round evergreen shrub 15 ft 10 ft variable red clusters, showy N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Java Red Weigela Weigela florida 'Java Red' This excellent border shrub is great for urban landscapes. In the spring, it blooms purplish red flowers. Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Deciduous 4 feet tall and 5 feet wide 5-6 feet apart Green Red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Jeanne d'Arc Rose of Sharon Hibiscus syriacus 'Jeanne d'Arc' This excellent accent plant is an upright, deciduous shrub. It blooms showy, double white flowers in the summer. Sun Moderate Summer Shrub Deciduous 8-12 feet tall and 8 feet wide 6-10 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Jeddeloh Canadian Hemlock Tsuga canadensis 'jeddeloh' This plant is hemispherical with bright green leaves. It is a broadly conical evergreen, and it usually features multiple trunks and deeply fissured, purple-gray bark. Full Sun-Partial Shade Slow N/A Tree Evergreen 5 feet tall and 6 feet wide 6 feet apart Bright Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Jerusalem Artichoke Helianthus Tuberosus This weed grows erect, and the rough and hairy stems can grow to 9 feet. Its leaves are rough on top and hairy on bottom. Weed/Broadleaf Perennial Lanceolate shaped leaves with serrated edges Found in moist areas, the edges of fields, and on roadsides. Edit | Details | Delete
Jet Trails Quince Chaenomeles speciosa 'Jet Trails' This excellent border shrub produces clusters of fragrant, pure white flowers in early spring. These flowers are excellent for cutting, and they attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Sun Moderate Early spring Shrub Deciduous 2-3 feet tall and 4 feet wide 4 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Jimsonweed Datura Stramonium This weed grows erect, and its leaves smell strong when crushed. This plant is toxic and poisonous to people. Weed/Broadleaf Annual Arrowhead shaped leaves with smooth edges Found in cultivated crops and rich lands Edit | Details | Delete
Joan Elliot Bellflower Campanula 'Joan Elliot' This perennial looks great when grouped or planted in masses. It features handsome heart-shaped leaves. In the spring, it blooms showy lilac purple flowers. Sun Moderate Spring Perennial Deciduous 2 feet tall and 1 foot wide 10-12 inches apart Green Lilac/Purple N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Johnsongrass Sorghum Halepense This weed grows erect. Weed/Grass Perennial Linear shaped leaves with smooth edges Found in cultivated areas, pastures, and forages. It can be troublesome in crop areas. Edit | Details | Delete
Jojoba Simmondsia chinensis This summer bloomer makes an excellent border shrub with beautiful showy yellow blooms. Sun Moderate Summer Shrub Evergreen 6-8 ft tall 6-8ft wide 7-8 ft apart Dark Green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Jolly Red Winterberry Ilex verticillata 'jolly red' This plant features large, red fruit which line mahogany winter stems. Its green foliage matures to reddish purple. This plants winter stems with berries are great for cutting. It adds beautiful winter color to your landscape. Full Sun-Partial Shade Moderate Inconspicuous Shrub Deciduous 10 feet tall and 10 feet wide 10 feet apart green which matures to reddish purple Inconspicuous large, red berries Edit | Details | Delete
Juddi Viburnum Viburnum x juddii This shrub features very showy, highly fragrant flowers which bloom in early spring. It also features a dense, rounded habit with green leaves that turn dark to reddish purple in fall. Full Sun-Partial Shade Moderate Early Spring Shrub Deciduous 8 feet tall and 8 feet wide 8 feet apart Green Pinkish-White Black Fruit Edit | Details | Delete
Juniper Torulosa Juniperus chinensus 'Torulosa' fragrant upright evergreen that spreads at top part sun, part shade, full sun moderate spring/summer evergreen screen for privacy 10 - 15 ft 6 - 10 ft green brown, green, yellow blue Edit | Details | Delete
Kaffir Lily Clivia miniata 'French Hybrid' This showy perennial features large, deep green, strap-like leaves and intense orange flower heads on tall stems. It makes a great accent, border plant, or container specimen. Partial to Full Shade Moderate Late Winter and Spring Perennial Evergreen 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 feet tall and wide Deep Green Orange N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Kalanchoe Kalanchoe sp. This container plant makes a great houseplant that exhibits brightly colored flowers with green leaves edged in red. It can also be used outdoors in pots. Use outdoors in protected locations after all cold weather has passed. Partial Sun Moderate Blooms in cycles Floral N/A 12 inches tall 12 inches wide 10-12 inches apart Green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Kangaroo Paw Anigozanthos flavidus This excellent accent plant blooms striking tubular blooms from spring to summer. It also exhibits a grass-like foliage, and it is known to attract butterflies. Sun Moderate Late spring Annual Deciduous 4-6 feet tall and 2-3 feet wide 2-3 feet apart Green Red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Karen's Azalea Azalea x kurume 'Karens' This excellent hedge or accent plant is cold hardy. It blooms fragrant, red-purple blooms in the spring. Partial Shade Fast Spring Shrub Evergreen 4 feet tall and 4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Dark green Reddish purple N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Katherine Dykes Cinquefoil Potentilla fruticosa 'Katherine Dykes' This excellent border shrub is drought tolerant and exhibits a compact, deep green foliage. In the summer, it blooms lemon yellow, single flowers which attract both butterflies and hummingbirds. Sun Moderate Summer Shrub Deciduous 2 feet tall and 3 feet wide 2-3 feet apart Dark green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Katie Ruellia - White Ruellia brittoniana 'White Katie' This dwarf variety of ruellia features white flowers. This plant is drought tolerant and takes on a clumping habit. Sun Moderate Spring until Fall Perennial Evergreen 8-10 inches tall Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Katie Ruellia sp. Ruellia brittoniana 'Katie' This dwarf variety of ruellia comes in lavender-blue and white varieties. A pink flowering variety has recently been introduced. It is considered less invasive than its parent species of ruellia. This plant is drought tolerant and takes on a clumping habit. Full Sun Moderate Spring until Fall Perennial Evergreen 10-12 inches tall and 2 feet wide 2 Feet Apart Green Varies depending on variety N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Katie Ruellia-Purple (AKA Mexican Petunia) Ruellia brittoniana 'Purple Katie' This heat tolerant plant makes a good low border or color accent plant. In the summer, it blooms showy violet colored flowers. This variety of ruellia is smaller that its species parent, and it is considered less invasive. Sun Moderate Summer Perennial Semi-Deciduous 8 inches tall and 12 inches wide 10-12 inches apart Green Violet/Purple N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Katsura Tree Cercidiphyllum japonicum This excellent shade tree features a strong, spicy fragrance which is released just before its leaves drop in fall. New leaves emerge as reddish purple. Mature leaves are blue-green. Fall color is yellow to apricot. Sun Moderate N/A Tree Deciduous 40-60 feet tall and 20-40 feet wide 20-40 feet apart Blue-Green Insignificant N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Ken Janeck Rhododendron Rhododendron yakusimanum 'Ken Janeck' This shrub looks great in mixed borders. It features gray felted new foliage. In the spring, it blooms delicate, pale pink flowers which attract both butterflies and hummingbirds. Partial to full shade Slow Spring Shrub Evergreen 3 feet tall and 4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Dark green Pale pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Kentia Palm (AKA Thatch Palm, Sentry Palm, or Paradise Palm) Howea forsterana (AKA Howea forsteriana) This plant is prized for its large foliage. Its stems are slender, and its leaves are deep green and fan-like with a slight arch. Its habit is upright. This plant can be used indoors or outdoors. Makes a great container plant or patio plant. Partial Shade-Shade Moderate N/A Tree Tropical/Houseplant 15-25 feet tall and 6-10 feet apart 10 feet apart Dark Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
King Palm Archontophoenix cunninghamiana This distinctive specimen tree is prized for its foliage. This tree creates a tropical look. In the summer, it blooms amethyst colored flowers. Sun Moderate Summer Tree Evergreen 60 feet tall and 15 feet wide 15-20 feet apart Dark Green Lavender N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Kinnikinnick or Bearberry Arctostaphylos uva-ursi' This beautiful plant works well as a ground cover. This broadleaf evergreen features leathery dark green leaves which change to a reddish-green to purple color in the fall. In the late spring, it features small urn-shaped flowers that are either white or pink in color. The flowers bear bright red to pink fruits called drupes from summer into early winter. Full-Partial Sun Slow Late Spring Evergreen Ground Cover 6-12 inches tall 15 inches apart Dark Green Purple Red Edit | Details | Delete
Knife Acacia Acacia cultriformis This fragrant drought tolerant plant is easy to grow and blooms winter to spring with fluffy yellow flowers. Sun Moderate Winter to spring Shrub Evergreen 6-12 ft tall 6-12 ft wide 6 ft apart Gray-green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Knock Out Ö Rose Rosa "Knock Out" This rose has a very long flowering season, and it is known for its cold hardiness, heat tolerant, and lower maintenance needs. This rose is also disease resistant, especially to blackspot, and it resists many pests such as Japanese beetles. It is also known for shedding its own "deadheads". Its foliage turns an attractive burgundy in the autumn, and it sets bright hips for winter. Full Sun to Partial Shade Moderate Early Summer to mid fall Rose Shrub 3-4 feet tall and 3-4 feet wide 3 feet apart dark purplish green/Burgundy Pink, Blushing, or red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Knotweed This weed grows as a groundcover. Weed/Broadleaf Annual Blue-Green leaves sparsely appear on long stems Found in sunny to partly shaded lawns, landscape, and garden areas Edit | Details | Delete
Kochia Kochia Scoparia This weed grows erect and has green flowers. It can be toxic as it is high in nitrate. Weed/Broadleaf Annual Linear shaped leaves with smooth edges Found in waste areas, croplands, pastures, and rangelands. Edit | Details | Delete
Kohuhu Pittosporum tenuifolium This shrub makes an excellent hedge and attractive screen. It blooms dark purple flowers in the spring. Sun to Shade Moderate Spring Shrub Evergreen 15-20 feet tall and 20 feet wide 15 feet apart Green Dark Purple N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Korean Azalea Rhododendron yedoense var. poukhanense This plant features fragrant and showy lavender to rose purple flowers in the early spring. Its foliage turns an orange-red in the fall. This plant attracts both hummingbirds and butterflies. Partial-Full Shade Moderate Early Spring Shrub Semi-Evergreen depending on climate 3-6 feet tall and 6-12 feet wide 6-12 feet apart Green Rose-Purple N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Korean Boxwood Buxus microphylla var. koreana This excellent low hedge is extremely cold hardy. It exhibits handsome light green, evergreen foliage. Sun to Shade Slow N/A Shrub Evergreen 2 feet tall and 3 feet wide 18-24 inches apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Korean Grass Zoysia tenuifolia This grass gives an oriental effect with fine textured blades. Makes an elegant grassy meadow. Sun Moderate Inconspicuous Ground Cover/Vine Deciduous N/A N/A Green Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Korean Rhododendron Rhododendron mucronulatum This deciduous plant is the earliest hardy rhododendron to flower. It features pink to lavender-pink flowers in early spring and colorful yellow, orange, and wine fall foliage. Full Sun to Light Shade Moderate Early Spring Shrub Deciduous 4-8 feet tall and 4-8 feet wide 4-8 feet apart Green Pink to Lavender-Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Korean Spice Viburnum Viburnum carlesii This excellent accent plant blooms fragrant, snow white flowers in the spring. It also exhibits red colored fruit which turns to a black color. Full to partial sun Moderate Spring Shrub Deciduous 4-6 feet tall and 4-6 feet wide 5-6 feet apart Gray-green Pinkish-white red fruit turns black Edit | Details | Delete
Kosteri Hinoki Cypress (AKA Koster's False Cypress) Chamaecyparis obtusa 'kosteri' This evergreen is prized for its bronze-green foliage. It features a dwarf pyramidal shape and flat sprays of foliage. Full Sun Slow N/A Shrub Evergreen 4-5 feet tall and 4-5 feet wide 4-5 feet apart Bronze-Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Kousa Dogwood Cornus kousa This tree makes an ideal specimen tree with its elegant, horizontal branching and showy white blooms that present themselves in the spring. Full Sun Moderate Spring Tree Deciduous 25 feet tall and 25 feet wide 20-30 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Kumquat Citrus Tree Fortunella spp These small trees feature glossy, long leaves and fragrant flowers that appear in late spring. Flowers are followed by showy bright orange sweet/sour fruits in fall. Full Sun and Partial Sun Moderate Late Spring Tree Evergreen 8 to 10 feet tall Green White Kumquats Edit | Details | Delete
Kwanzan Flowering Cherry Prunus serrulata 'Kwanzan' This excellent accent tree blooms showy pink flowers in the spring and displays a coppery color in its fall foliage. Full Sun Moderate Late spring Tree Deciduous 25 feet tall and 20 feet wide 15-20 feet apart Green Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Lacecap Hydrangea Hydrangea macrophylla This shrub looks great in mixed borders. In the summer, it blooms fragrant, hugh clusters of white, blue, or pink flowers which attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Sun Moderate Summer Shrub Deciduous 8 feet tall and 6 feet wide 6 feet apart Green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Laceleaf Japanese Maple acer palmatum 'Dissectum' This ornamental tree grows low to the ground and wide. It takes on a weeping, mounding form. The different varieties feature different shades of green, burgundy, or red leaves and various shades of great fall color. Its leaf lobes are very narrow and serrated, giving them a lacy appearance. Partial Sun Slow Inconspicuous Deciduous Tree 2-8 feet tall 10-12 feet apart Red, Burgundy, or Green Inconspicuous Inconspicuous Edit | Details | Delete
Lady Banks Yellow Rose Rosa banksiae 'Lutea' This plant features double shaped/form, light yellow flowers which bloom around late spring to early summer. It can be easily trained to climb. Its stems are nearly thornless, and it produces little fragrance. Sun Fast Spring to Summer Shrub Evergreen Up to 20 feet tall and up to 12 feet wide N/A Green Light Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Lady Fern Athyrium felix-femina Prized for its vigorous lace foliage, this durable and hardy fern adds intricate texture to your landscape. Partial shade Moderate N/A Perennial Deciduous 3 feet tall and 2 feet wide 2 feet apart Dark green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Lady Palms Rhapsis excelsa bamboo-like stalks w dark green fan leaves shade slow spring evergreen palm tree 6 - 12 ft 3 - 5 ft green yellow, fragrant white, inconspicuous Edit | Details | Delete
Lady's Mantle Alchemilla mollis This plant makes a great low border. It is also used in rock gardens. In the spring, it blooms small, yellow flowers. Partial Shade Moderate Spring Perennial Perennial 6-8 inches tall and 12 inches wide 12 inches apart Green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Ladysthumb Smartweed Polygonum Persicaria This weed grows erect, but it is spreading. Its flowers are pink or purple. Weed/Broadleaf Annual Lanceolate shaped leaves with curled edges Found in wet or moist sites that are undisturbed. They are also found in cultivated fields and irrigated pastures. Edit | Details | Delete
Lamb's Quarters (Common) Chenopedium Album This weed grows erect, and it has green flowers. Weed/Broadleaf Annual Arrowhead shaped leaves with serrated edges. Found in disturbed soils, landscapes, and garden areas. Edit | Details | Delete
Lamb's Ear Stachys byzantina This perennial, with its pale gray-green color, adds beautiful color contrast to your landscape. Its leaves are very soft and have a wooly texture. It exhibits purple blooms in the summer. Sun Fast Summer Perennial Perennial 18 inches tall and 18-24 inches wide 12-18 inches apart Gray-green Purple N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Lamium Lamium sp. This plant makes an ideal groundcover for shaded areas. It features a trailing, sprawling form. In the spring, it blooms showy white or pink flowers. Partial shade Fast Spring Ground Cover Perennial 1-2 feet tall and 1 foot wide 10-12 inches apart Green White or Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Lantana (Assorted) Lantana sp. These plants come in many different varieties. They are tolerant of heat, drought, and of poor soil conditions. From summer to fall, they bloom colorful flower clusters which attract butterflies and are great for cutting. They are also used as border, mass, color accent, or container plants. Sun Fast Summer to fall Perennial Perennial 12-30 inches tall and 12-18 inches wide 12-18 inches apart Varies depending on variety Varies depending on variety N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Lantana Sp. Lantana Sp. Lantana is a genus of about 150 species of perennial flowering plants. Lantana's aromatic flower clusters come in a wide variety of both solid and mixed colors as new varieties are being introduced. Sun Fast Spring until Frost Perennial Perennial 1-6 feet tall depending on variety Green Varies due to Variety N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Larkspur (Clustered Bellflower) Delphinium elatum This ideal background plant adds vertical interest. In the spring, it blooms flowers that are superb for cutting. Flower color varies depending on variety. Sun Moderate Spring Annual Annual 3 feet tall and 3 feet wide 3 feet apart Green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Late or Preston Lilac Syringa x prestoniae This plant makes an ideal shrub border. It blooms in early summer very fragrant flowers which attract butterflies. This plant also comes in assorted flower colors. Sun Fast Early summer Shrub Deciduous 10-12 feet tall and 10-12 feet wide 10-12 feet apart Dark green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Laurel-Leaf Snailseed or Cocculus Cocculus laurifolius This plant can be used as a general purpose shrub, background plant, unclipped hedge, clipped hedge, or trained as a patio tree. Full Sun to Partial Shade Moderate Inconspicuous Shrub/Tree Evergreen 15-25 feet tall and 20 feet wide Dark Green Inconspicuous Black Colored Berries Edit | Details | Delete
Lavender Cotton Santolina incana This drought tolerant plant works great in rock gardens. In the summer, it blooms button-like yellow flowers. Its foliage is aromatic. Sun Moderate Summer Shrub Evergreen 24 inches tall and 24 inches wide 24 inches apart Grey Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Lavender Shooting Star Dodecatheon pulchellum leafless purple-flowered stems unknown moderate April to August perennial herb/medicianl 2 - 14 in unknown green lavender to purple oval with sharp teeth Edit | Details | Delete
Lavender Trumpet Vine Clytostoma callistegioides This vigorous evergreen vine is drought tolerant, and it attracts butterflies and hummingbirds with its profuse lavender blooms which appear in the spring and summer. This specimen plant gives great color accent when trained on a trellis or arbor. Sun to Shade Fast Spring and summer Ground Cover Deciduous N/A 10-15 feet apart Green Lavender N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Leatherleaf Viburnum Viburnum rhytidophyllum This broadleaf evergreen features an upright habit and dark green leaves which are large, slender, wrinkled, and brown underneath. It also features clusters of red to black berries in fall through early winter. Partial Shade-Shade Fast Mid-Spring Shrub Evergreen 10-15 feet tall and 10-15 feet wide 10-15 feet apart Dark Green White Red to Black Colored Drupes Edit | Details | Delete
Lee's Dark Purple Rhododendron Rhododendron 'Lee's Dark Purple' This tall growing variety features a compact, rounded habit. It also features glossy, dark green foliage and large purple flower trusses with dark purple buds. Partial Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Evergreen 6 feet tall and 6 feet wide 6 feet apart Glossy dark green Violet-purple N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Lemon Bottlebrush (AKA Crimson Bottlebrush) Callistemon citrinus This plant works well as a specimen tree or shrub. Its bright red, bottle-brush-shaped flowers attract hummingbirds. Its leaves have a distinctly citrus aroma. Full Sun Moderate Late Winter-Summer Tree/Shrub Evergreen 6 to 12 feet tall and 6 to 9 feet wide Green Red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Lemon Scented Gum Eucalyptus citriodora This drought tolerant tree features a whitish to pinkish tan bark. Its light green leaves have a pendant form and feature a lemon scent due to the citronella oil inside of them. Its flowers that bloom in winter are also fragrant. Full Sun Fast Spring Tree Evergreen Up to 100 feet tall Light Green Creamy White Seed Capsules Edit | Details | Delete
Lemon Tree Citrus x limon Lemons from a lemon tree are acidic fruits which offers beautiful color, odor, and flavor. Lemon blossoms are larger and more showy than orange blossoms; they are also fragrant. Lemon tree twigs do have thorns on them. Some use lemon trees as an ornamental, container tree. Full Sun Moderate Late Winter and Spring Tree Evergreen 10 to 20 feet tall 25 feet apart Green White and purplish Lemons Edit | Details | Delete
Lenten Rose Helleborus orientalis This perennial is ideal in moist, shady areas. From winter to spring, it features showy, cup-shaped blooms that come in shades of white, pink, or purple. Partial-Full Shade Moderate Winter to Spring Perennial Evergreen 15-18 inches tall and 15-18 inches wide 15-18 inches apart Green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Leyland Cypress x Cupressocyparis leylandii With its lovely dark green foliage and graceful pyramid shape, this tree makes a great screen or specimen tree. This tree is also drought tolerant. Full Sun Fast N/A Tree Evergreen 50 feet tall and 15 feet wide 10-15 feet apart Dark Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Ligustrum Tree Ligustrum lucidum glossy leaves with maloderous flowers, fruit full sun to partial shade rapid to invasive late summer perennial shrub/tree 30 ft invasive green white, small black drupe all year Edit | Details | Delete
Lilac Syringa villosa This easy to grow, carefree plant makes an excellent border shrub. It has fragrant white blooms in the spring. Full Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Deciduous 6-10 feet tall and 8 feet wide 8 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Lilac Time Scotch Broom Cytisus hybrid 'Lilac Time' This semi-evergreen shrub makes a great hedge or planting screen. From spring to summer, it blooms fragrant, purplish flowers which attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Sun Moderate Spring and summer Shrub Semi-deciduous 6 feet tall and 6 feet wide 6 feet apart Green Purple N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Lilac Tree Syringa reticulata This excellent specimen plant blooms showy creamy white blooms in the spring. The blooms are exquisitely fragrant and attract hummingbirds and butterflies. Full Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Deciduous 25 feet tall and 25 feet wide 25 feet apart green Creamy-white N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Lily Turf Liriope muscari This ground cover is a popular edging for borders. It exhibits large, clumping foliage, and it blooms showy flower spikes in the summer. Partial Shade Fast Summer Ground Cover Perennial 12-15 inches tall and 15-18 inches wide 1-2 feet apart Green White and blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Lily Turf Liriope spicata This narrow, grass-like foliage works great as a border or edging plant. It blooms pale purple flower spikes in late summer. Partial Sun Moderate Late summer Perennial Perennial 10-12 inches tall and 15-18 inches wide 15 inches apart Dark Green Pale Purple Blue, Blackberry-type fruit Edit | Details | Delete
Lily-of-the-Valley Pieris japonica 'Temple Bells' This upright, evergreen shrub is excellent in masses. It blooms bell-like ivory flowers in the spring. Partial to Full Shade Slow Spring Shrub Evergreen 6 feet tall and 6 feet wide 5-6 feet apart Red new growth Ivory N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Limemound Ö Spirea Spiraea x bumalda 'limemound' This deciduous shrub looks excellent in masses. It features striking chartreuse foliage. In the summer, it blooms profuse pink flowers. Sun Moderate Summer Shrub Deciduous 3 feet tall and 6 feet wide 4-6 feet apart Lime Green Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Limemound Spirea Spiraea x bumalda 'Monhub' This shrub looks excellent in masses with its striking chartreuse foliage and its profuse pink blooms which bloom in the summer. Full Sun Moderate Summer Shrub Deciduous 3 feet tall and 6 feet wide 4-6 feet apart Lime green Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Limequat Citrus x Fortunella The limequat is a citrus tree and the result of a cross between the lime and the kumquat. This small tree grows into a contained bushy form. Its fruit is greenish yellow. Its skin is sweet, and its pulp is bitter sweet and similar in taste to a lime. The fruit can be eaten whole, rind and all. It can be grown as an ornamental container plant. Full Sun Moderate Year Round Tree Evergreen About 10 feet tall 10-15 feet apart Green White Citrus Limequat Edit | Details | Delete
Linden Viburnum Viburnum dilatatum This shrub features flat clusters of creamy white flowers in the late spring to early summer. In late summer into winter, it features bright red and persistent fruits. In the fall, its foliage turns a red color. Sun to Partial Shade Fast Late Spring-Early Summer Shrub Deciduous 8-10 feet tall and 8-10 feet wide 8-10 feet apart Dark green Creamy-white Red Edit | Details | Delete
Lipan Crape Myrtle Lagerstroemia indica 'Lipan' This tree is great planted in groups. Panicles of lavender blooms present themselves in the summer. This tree also has a showy bark and red-orange fall foliage. Full Sun Moderate Summer Tree Deciduous 13 feet tall and 13 feet wide 15 feet apart Green Lavender N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Lippia (AKA Mexican Oregano) Lippia graveolens Kunth The leaves of this evergreen shrub is occasionally used in Mexican cuisine to replace oregano. This plant features pink summertime flowers. Sun Moderate Summer Shrub Evergreen Up to 7 feet tall Green Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
liriope Evergreen Giant Liriope muscari AKA Aztec grass dark green clumping grass for ground cover part shade/part sun moderate summer evergreen ground cover grass 2 ft 18 in green lilac purple black, showy Edit | Details | Delete
Liriope- Assorted (AKA Lilyturf and Monkey Grass) Liriope (genus) Liriope is a genus of low, grass-like, flowering plants. This ornamental grass is used in landscaping for its evergreen foliage. It is a very useful border plant or ground cover. This plant comes in many different varieties with various plant heights, foliage color, and bloom colors. Two main species are Liriope muscari (AKA Big Blue Lilyturf) which grows in a clump form and Liriope spicata (Creeping Lilyturf) which grows in a spreading form. Full Sun to Partial Shade Fast Summer Perennial Evergreen Up to 1 foot tall About 1 foot apart Varies depending on variety Varies depending on variety Dark Berries Edit | Details | Delete
Little Gem Creeping Cotoneaster (AKA Tom Thumb) Cotoneaster adpressus 'little gem' (AKA Tom Thumb) This dwarf cotoneaster forms a tight mounded, uniform habit of miniaturized foliage. It rarely flowers or fruits. In fall, its shiny green leaves turn brilliant red. It is low maintenance and drought tolerant. Full Sun-Partial Shade Fast N/A Shrub Semi-Evergreen depending on climate 4-8 inches tall and 3-6 feet wide 3-6 feet apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Little Gem Magnolia Magnolia grandiflora 'Little Gem' This specimen tree is an excellent accent plant. It displays rich, dark evergreen leaves and blooms fragrant, crisp white flowers in the summer. Full Sun Moderate Summer Tree Evergreen 25 feet tall and 15 feet wide 12-15 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Little Gem Spruce Picea abies 'Little Gem' This drought tolerant plant is an excellent dwarf hedge. It works great in mixed borders. It is also prized for its dense, dark green foliage. Sun Slow N/A Shrub Evergreen 18 inches tall and 18 inches wide 18 inches apart Dark green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Little Leaf or Small Leaf Cordia Cordia parvifolia This shrub has the appearance of a mass of rangy, twiggy branches with grayish to olive-green colored leaves. During the spring and summer, it blooms showy white flowers. Full Sun to Partial Shade Fast Spring and Summer Shrub Semi-Evergreen 4-8 feet tall and 4-10 feet wide Gray Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Little Leaf Palo Verde (AKA Foothill Palo Verde) Parkinsonia microphylla This plant can take the form of a spiny shrub or tree. It is both heat and drought tolerant. Its bark is yellowish-green. Full Sun Moderate Spring Tree/Shrub Deciduous Up to 30 feet tall Green Pale Yellow Pods Edit | Details | Delete
Little Ollie Dwarf Olive Olea europaea 'Montra' Plant Patent No. 6266 Prized for its attractive dark green foliage, this drought tolerant accent plant is a non-fruiting dwarf tree. Sun Fast N/A Tree Evergreen 5 feet tall and 5 feet wide 4-5 feet apart Dark Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Little Princess Spiraea Spiraea japonica 'Little Princess' This shrub features an upright, rounded form. In late spring to mid-summer, it blooms numerous pink flowers in flat-topped clusters. This plant attracts butterflies. Its mint green colored leaves turn an attractive red hue in autumn. It makes an excellent groundcover or dwarf specimen shrub. Full Sun Slow Spring-Summer Deciduous Shrub 1.5-2.5 feet tall 2-3 feet apart Mint Green Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Little Princess Spirea Spiraea japonica 'Little Princess' This shrub is often used in perennial beds. It features clusters of pink flowers which bloom in the summer. In the fall, it exhibits red foliage color. Sun Fast Summer Shrub Deciduous 2 feet tall and 4 feet wide 4 feet apart Green Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Lobelia Lobelia Erinus This annual offers beautiful blooms from summer to frost. It comes in a variety of colors although blue and white varieties are the most common. Full Sun to Partial Shade Moderate Summer to Fall Annual Annual 3-5 inches tall Green Varies due to Variety N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Loblolly Pine Pinus taeda This fast-growing evergreen tree is good for screening, and it is adaptable to poor soils. It presents dark evergreen needles. Full Sun Fast N/A Tree Evergreen 50 feet tall and 20 feet wide 10-20 feet apart Dark Green Needles N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Longwood Blue Bluebeard Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Longwood Blue' This excellent accent plant features gray foliage which adds a beautiful color contrast to its bright blue flowers which bloom from summer to fall. This plant attracts both butterflies and hummingbirds. Sun Fast Summer to fall Shrub Deciduous 4 feet tall and 4 feet wide 4 feet apart Gray-green Blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Loquat Eriobotrya japonica This moderate sized fruit tree features white blooms in the fall and yellow to orange colored fruit in early spring. But in areas that are too cool or excessively warm and moist, the tree will grow as an ornamental tree, but it will not bear fruit. Full Sun Moderate Fall Tree Evergreen 20 to 30 feet tall 10 to 12 feet apart Dark Green White Loquats is some climates Edit | Details | Delete
Lorna Azalea Azalea x 'Lorna' This shrub displays handsome evergreen foliage, and it blooms vivid purplish-pink blooms in the spring. It makes a colorful hedge or accent. Partial Shade Fast Spring Shrub Evergreen 4 feet tall and 4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Dark green Purple-pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Loropetalum Burgandy Loropetalum chinensis rubrum Leaves of reddish-purple to bright red in fall part shade/part sun moderate spring, sporadically evergreen shrub 5 - 10 ft 3 - 5 ft green red, pleasant fragrance brown, inconspicuous Edit | Details | Delete
Loropetalum Plum Loropetalum chinensis rubrum Purple Chinese Majesty fringe tree full sun to part sun moderate spring to fall evergreen shrub 6 - 8 ft 3 - 5 ft green hot pink to deep purple N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Loropetalum Ruby Loropetalum chinensis rubrum Ruby red new growth with hot pink flowers part shade/part sun moderate spring to fall evergreen shrub up to 12 ft 6 ft red to green pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Louisa Crabapple Malus 'Louisa' This beautiful specimen tree features red to pink flowers which bloom in the spring. In the summer, it features yellow to rose fruit. In the fall, it features yellow foliage. Sun Moderate Spring Tree Deciduous 15 feet tall and 15 feet wide 12-15 feet apart Dark green Red-pink Yellow to rose colored crabapples Edit | Details | Delete
Lowbush Blueberry Vaccinium angustifolium This blueberry bush exhibits an open, leggy crown. Its dark green leaves turn a showy reddish, bronze in the fall. Its white flowers in spring turn into sweet and edible bluish-black colored berries which mature around mid to late summer. Full Sun-Partial Shade Moderate Spring Shrub Deciduous 6 inches-2 feet tall and 2 feet wide 2 feet apart Dark Green White Blueberries Edit | Details | Delete
Lowfast Cotoneaster Cotoneaster dammeri 'Lowfast' This drought tolerant plant makes an excellent groundcover. It blooms small white to pink flowers in the late spring and produces red berries in late summer. Partial Shade Fast Spring Ground Cover Deciduous 1 foot tall and 10 feet wide 8-10 feet apart Dark green White and pink Red berries Edit | Details | Delete
Lucy Rose of Sharon Hibiscus syriacus 'Lucy' This excellent accent shrub exhibits a sturdy, upright growth. It blooms double rosy-red flowers all summer. It attracts both butterflies and hummingbirds. Sun Fast Summer Shrub Deciduous 10-12 feet tall and 6-10 feet wide 6-10 feet apart Green Rosy red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Ludwig Spaeth Lilac Syringa vulgaris 'Ludwig Spaeth' This shrub produces single form, purple flowers that have an exquisite fragrance. These flowers bloom in the spring and are great for cutting. This shrub attracts both hummingbirds and butterflies. Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Deciduous 12-15 feet tall and 6-12 feet wide 6-12 feet apart Dark green Purple N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Lynwood Gold Forsythia Forsythia intermedia 'Lynwood' This great hedge plant provides beautiful seasonal color with its profuse yellow flowers which bloom in the spring. The flowered branches to this shrub are great for flower cuttings. Sun Moderate Early spring Shrub Deciduous 10 feet tall and 12 feet wide 8 feet apart Green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Macrantha Azalea Azalea x Satsuki 'Macrantha' This excellent border shrub offers great color accent with its profuse deep pink flowers which bloom in the spring. Partial Shade Fast Spring Shrub Evergreen 3 feet tall and 3 feet wide 30-36 inches apart Dark green Deep pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Madagascar Palm Pachypodium Lamerei This plant is grown for its shiny silver trunk which is covered with thorns. Its leaves form only at the top of the trunk, like a Palm Tree. This plant can be grown indoors or outdoors. Sun or Partial Shade Moderate Spring and Summer Tree Deciduous Succulent 10 to 12 feet tall N/A Greenish Gray White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Magnolia DD Blanchard Magnolia grandiflora compact evergreen tree with white flowers full sun slow spring, sporadically evergreen tree up to 50 ft 25 - 30 ft green tops, rust backs creamy white, fragrant conical Edit | Details | Delete
Magnolia Little Gem Magnolia grandiflora compact evergreen tree with white flowers full sun to partial shade slow, blooms in 1 -2 years spring through summer evergreen tree 20 ft 12 feet or more green, glossy white, fragrant conical with red seeds Edit | Details | Delete
Maiden Grass Miscanthus sinensis 'Gracillimus' This drought tolerant plant adds both texture and color to your landscape with its year round interest. It features white plumes from summer into winter, and it features outstanding red fall foliage. Sun Slow Summer to frost Perennial Deciduous 10 feet tall and 5 feet wide 4-5 feet apart Dark green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Majestic Beauty Indian Hawthorn Rhaphiolepis 'Majestic Beauty' This easy to grow evergreen displays huge clusters of fragrant, pearl-pink flowers in the spring. This plant can be used as a shrub or a small tree. Full to Partial Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Evergreen 20-25 feet tall and 8-10 feet wide 8-10 feet apart Deep Green Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Male Winterberry Holly Ilex verticillata 'Male' This excellent hedge blooms dainty, white flowers in the spring. In the fall, its dark green foliage turns yellow. Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Deciduous 6-8 feet tall and 6-8 feet wide 6-8 feet apart Dark green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Manhattan Euonymus Euonymus kiautschovicus 'Manhattan' This shrub is considered a semi-evergreen in some areas. It features an upright growth habit. In the summer, its leaves feature a glossy, dark green color. But in the winter, its leaves can fade and burn in the cold. Its small flowers appear in spring to summer, and they attract bees. This shrub works well in mass plantings as a sheared hedge or screen. Full Sun to Partial Shade Fast Late Spring to Summer Semi-Evergreen Shrub 4-6 feet tall 5-8 feet apart Green Greenish-White Capsules Edit | Details | Delete
Marestail (AKA Horseweed) Erigeron Canadensis This weed grows erect and has white or yellow flowers. Its leaves and flowers contain terpene which is irritating in the nostrils of hoses. Weed/Broadleaf Annual Lanceolate shaped leaves with serrated edges Found in fields and waste places Edit | Details | Delete
Margo Koster Polyantha Rose Rosa 'Margo Koster' This rose is not considered fragrant, but it has a beautiful salmon-orange colored double bloom. It is a small plant so it will grow well in a pot or to fill in a small garden area or to use as a ground cover. It is quite hardy and will bloom repeatedly. Full Sun to Partial Sun Moderate Spring Deciduous Shrub 24-36 inches tall 24-36 inches apart Gray Green Salmon Orange N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Mariana Spruce Picea mariana 'Nana' This excellent border shrub tolerates tough conditions. It is prized for its striking, blue-green foliage. Sun to Shade Slow N/A Shrub Evergreen 2 feet tall and 3 feet wide 3 feet apart Blue-green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Mariesii Doublefile Viburnum Viburnum plicatum tomentosum 'Mariesii' This good foundation plant features tiered, horizontal branches. From spring to summer, it blooms large, showy white flowers. Partial shade Moderate Spring to summer Shrub Deciduous 8 feet tall and 10 feet wide 8-10 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Marigold Tagetes erecta This summer bloomer is a popular container plant, but it also works well planted in masses with its vibrantly colored blooms. Sun Fast Summer Annual Annual 12-24 inches tall 8-12 inches apart 8-12 inches apart Green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Martha Washington Geranium Pelargonium 'Martha Washington' This drought tolerant plant is great in containers. It features crinkled, deep green leaves with large flower clusters. Sun Fast Spring to Fall Annual N/A 2 ft tall 2 ft wide 12-24 inches apart Green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Mary Fleming Rhododendron Rhododendron 'Mary Fleming' This plant features yellowish salmon two-toned colored flowers. Full Sun-Partial Shade Slow Spring Shrub Evergreen 2-3 feet tall and 2- 3 feet wide 2-3 feet apart Bronze colored new growth that matures to Green Yellowish-Salmon/two-toned N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Massachusetts Kinnikinnick Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 'Massachusetts' This drought tolerate plant makes an excellent groundcover. It blooms clusters of white flowers in early spring, and it exhibits beautiful red color in the fall. Partial Shade Slow Early spring Ground Cover Evergreen 6 inches tall and 6 feet wide 4-5 feet apart Dark green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Maximum Pink Rhododendron Rhododendron 'Maximum Pink' With its lustrous dark green foliage, this shrub is great mixed in borders. It blooms showy dark pink blooms in the spring. Partial Shade Slow Spring Shrub Evergreen 5-8 feet tall and 5-8 feet wide 5-8 feet apart Dark green Deep pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Maximum Roseum Rhododendron Rhododendron 'Maximum Roseum' This excellent accent plant makes a good background plant. It blooms pinkish lilac blooms in the late spring. Partial Shade Fast Late spring Shrub Evergreen 6 feet tall and 3 feet wide 20-30 inches apart Dark green Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
McKana Giant Columbine Aquilegia 'McKana Giant' This perennial is perfect for shade areas. Its large, long-spurred flowers bloom from spring through summer. This plant is perfect for shade areas, and its flowers attract hummingbirds. Sun Fast Spring to Summer Perennial Perennial 24 inches tall and 24 inches wide 12-24 inches apart Green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Meadow Rue Thalictrum sp. This perennial works well in naturalized areas. In the summer, it features airy, colorful blooms. Its foliage is fern-like. Bloom color depends on variety. Partial Shade Fast Summer Perennial Perennial 3-6 feet tall and 4 feet wide 4 feet apart Blue-Green Varies N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Mediterranean Fan Palm Chamaerops humilis This drought tolerant plant is probably the hardiest palm. It makes an excellent accent plan, and it creates a tropical look. Its leaves are colored green to blue-green. Sun to Shade Moderate N/A Tree Evergreen 20 feet tall and 20 feet wide 20 feet apart Dark green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Mediterranean Heath (White or Pink), or Darley Heath Erica x darleyensis 'Mediterranean' This evergreen plant is often used as a shrub or ground cover. It features small, needle-like leaves and many small, brightly-colored flowers that attract bees. It is often used on slopes, in rock gardens, and in containers. It comes in Mediterranean White or Pink. Full Sun to Partial Shade Moderate Early Winter through Late Spring Evergreen Shrub 1.5 inches tall 1-3 feet apart Dark Green White, Pink, or Red Capsules Edit | Details | Delete
Medusa Acacia (AKA Schaffner's Wattle and Twisted Acacia) Acacia schafferni This tree makes a great accent for a xeriscape. It gets its name as its open, very random branching resembles Medusa's head. Its bark is a dark cinnamon to black color. In the mid-spring, it blooms fragrant, small, yellow colored puff balls. Full Sun Moderate to Fast Mid-Spring Tree Semi-Deciduous 25 to 30 feet tall Green Yellow Edit | Details | Delete
Mescal Ceniza Agave colorata This highly drought tolerant plant is suitable for true desert planting. The wider leaf makes great decorative interest Sun Moderate N/A Succulent Evergreen 3-4ft tall 3-4 ft wide Gray-green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Mescat Acacia (AKA White Thorn Acacia) Acacia constricta This Acacia naturally forms a thicket of dark thorny branches and makes a good barrier or erosion control plant. It displays feathery fine cut foliage and fragrant puffball blooms. Full sun unknown mid to late spring shrub/Tree Deciduous 6-8 ft tall 6-8ft wide Unknown Green Creamy White/Pale Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Mexican Blue Palm Brahea armata This drought tolerant plant is prized for its foliage of dramatic, ice-blue fronds. It makes a magnificent specimen tree. Sun Slow N/A Tree Evergreen 30-40 feet tall and 12-15 feet wide 15-18 feet apart Blue-Green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Mexican Bush Sage Salvia leucantha This durable and vigorous plant is excellent in masses. It blooms summer to fall featuring Lavender/white flower spikes. Great for butterfly gardens. Sun Fast Summer to fall shrub Deciduous 3 ft tall 3ft wide 2-3 ft apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Mexican Evening Primrose Oenothera berlandieri This fast-growing, sometimes invasive plant features white to rosy pink flowers which are most abundant in the spring. This plant is treated as a perennial in warmer climates. In colder climates, it is often treated as an annual. Full Sun or Light Shade Fast Spring Perennial Semi-Evergreen Up to 15 inches tall Every 3 feet Green White to Rosy Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Mexican Fan Palm (Skinned or Unskinned Trunk) Washingtonia robusta This fast growing, upright palm looks great in groups. It is drought tolerant and is often used as an accent or street tree. This tree retains its dried palm thatch for many years before it eventually falls off revealing a smooth trunk. When palm fronds are manually trimmed off the tree, the remaining leaf boots form a criss cross pattern. For a cleaner look, the boots can be skinned off revealing a smooth trunk. Sun Fast N/A Tree Evergreen 80 feet tall and 20 feet wide 15 feet apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Mexican Feather Grass Stipa tenuissima This drought tolerant plant makes a great cut flower. Also great for xeriscaping, this plant blooms creamy white flower spikes in the early summer. It also exhibits a fine-textured foliage. Sun Moderate Early summer Perennial Deciduous 18 inches tall and 18 inches wide 18 inches apart Dark green Creamy-white N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Mexican Hat Ratibida columnifera This is a great plant for butterfly and hummingbird gardens. It features good seasonal color with daisy-like flower heads in orange and brown. Sun Moderate Summer to fall Perennial Deciduous 24-30 inches tall 12 inches wide 12 inches apart green Orange N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Mexican Heather Cuphea hyssopifolia This plant is both heat and drought tolerant. It is often used in borders. It has lovely purplish pink blooms which flower in the summer. This plant is also known for attracting both hummingbirds and butterflies. Sun Fast Spring to fall Perennial Evergreen 24 inches tall and 24 inches wide 18-24 inches apart Dark Green Lavender N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Mexican Honeysuckle Justicia ovata This drought tolerant plant is tough and durable. It works great as a xeriscape, border, mass, rock garden, color accent, or container planting. Its reddish orange blooms appear in the summer. Sun Moderate Summer Shrub Evergreen 2-3 feet tall and 3 feet wide 2-3 feet apart Green Red-Orange N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Mexican or Evergreen Bird of Paradise Caesalpinia mexicana This great specimen plant features evergreen foliage with lemon yellow blooms. Sun Moderate Summer to Fall Shrub Evergreen 10 ft tall 10 ft wide 8-10 ft apart Green Lemon Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Mexican Oregano Lippia graveolens This herb is grown for its foliage which is extremely flavorful and ideal for culinary purposes. This plant also features cream-colored blooms. Sun Moderate Spring to Summer Perennial Deciduous 2 feet tall and 2 feet wide 2 feet apart Green Creamy-White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Mexican Palo Verde Parkinsonia aculeata This is an excellent drought tolerant tree that displays yellow flowers in the Spring. Sun Moderate Spring Tree Deciduous 30 ft tall 30 ft wide 15-20 inches apart Green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Mexican Palo Verde Parkinsonia aculeata This drought tolerant plant makes an excellent specimen plant. In the spring, it blooms numerous yellow flowers. Sun Moderate Spring Tree Deciduous 30 feet tall and 30 feet wide 15-20 inches apart Green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Mexican Sage (AKA Mexican Blue Sage) Salvia chamaedryoides This summer bloomer is excellent in masses, and it attracts butterflies with its bright blue flower spikes. Sun Moderate Summer Perennial Perennial 3 ft tall 4 ft wide 3-4 ft apart green Blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Meyer's Asparagus Fern Asparagus densiflorus 'Meyeri' This plant is easy to grow, but it needs well drained soil. With its deep green leaves, this plant looks great in containers or as a border plant. Sun to Shade Moderate Summer Perennial N/A 2 feet tall and 2 feet wide 2-3 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Milkweed (Common) Asclepias Syriaca This weed grows erect, and its stems are hairy. Its white/pink flowers smell sweet. This weed has a milky white sap. This weed attracts butterflies. Weed/Broadleaf Perennial Elliptic/Oblong shaped leaves with smooth edges. Found in cultivated fields, pastures, open woods, and ditch banks. Edit | Details | Delete
Mimosa Tree (AKA Silk Tree) Albizia julibrissin This tree is often used as an ornamental plant because of its unusual, attractive, and fragrant pom-pom like flowers and interesting fern-like foliage. It attracts bees, butterflies, and birds. Full Sun Fast Spring and Summer Tree Deciduous 20-35 feet tall and 25-30 feet wide Green Pink and White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Ming Asparagus (AKA Pom Pom Asparagus Fern) Asparagus retrofractus This perennial features an upright tufted habit and silvery gray stems. Its leaves are threadlike. Its foliage is often used in arrangements. This plant can also be used as a container plant. Sun Slow Spring to Summer Perennial/Shrub Evergreen 6-10 feet tall Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Miniature Hinoki False Cypress Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Nana Gracilis' This dependable and drought tolerant evergreen makes an excellent accent plant. It displays a lustrous, dark green foliage and inconspicuous blooms. Sun Slow N/A Shrub Evergreen 8 feet tall and 6-8 feet wide 6-8 feet apart Dark green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Miniature Rose Assortment Rosa x hybrida This rose makes a lovely patio accent with a vibrant color display. Great for a butterfly or Hummingbird garden. Sun Moderate Spring Rose Deciduous 12 inches tall 15-18 inches wide 12 inches apart Dark Green Varies N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Minnesota Red Trumpet Vine Campsis radicans 'Minnesota Red' This vigorous self-clinging vine is easy to train on a trellis or arbor. It blooms red trumpet-shaped flowers in the summer which attract hummingbirds. Sun Fast Summer Ground Cover Deciduous N/A 3-6 feet apart Dark green Scarlet N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Minnesota Snowflake Mockorange Philadelphus x virginalis 'Minnesota Snowflake' This hardy, adaptable shrub looks great in mixed borders. It blooms fragrant, white flowers in the spring. It often attracts both hummingbirds and butterflies. Sun Fast Spring Shrub Deciduous 7 feet tall and 6 feet wide 5-6 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Minuet Weigela Weigela florida 'Minuet' C.O.P.F. This excellent accent plant features purple-tinged foliage and showy rose-red blooms which flower in late spring. Sun Moderate Late spring Shrub Deciduous 4 feet tall and 5 feet wide 4-5 feet apart Purple-green Rose-red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Miss Kim Lilac Syringa patula 'Miss Kim' This great specimen plant features delightfully fragrant, pale lavender-blue flowers which bloom in the spring. These flowers are ideal for cutting. Sun Fast Spring Shrub Deciduous 5 feet tall and 4 feet wide 3-5 feet apart Green Lavender-blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Mohican Viburnum Viburnum lantana 'Mohican' This excellent hedge features creamy white flowers in the spring. In the summer, it features orange-red fruit. In the fall, its green foliage turns purple-bronze. Full to Partial Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Deciduous 6 feet tall and 8 feet wide 6-8 feet apart Green White Orange-red Edit | Details | Delete
Monch Aster Aster x frikartii 'Monch' This perennial works great in mixed borders. In the fall, it blooms yellow centered blue flowers which make superb cut flowers. Sun Moderate Fall Perennial Perennial 24 inches tall and 12 inches wide 12 inches apart Green Blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Mondel Pine (AKA Goldwater Pine & Afgan Pine) Pinus eldarica Because of their ladder-like branching structure, Mondels are often used as Christmas trees. It also features two needles per fascicle that grow between 5-6 inches long. This tree tolerates hot and dry climates as well as colder climates. Full Sun Moderate Spring Tree Evergreen 30 to 60 feet tall and 25-40 feet wide Dark Green Needles Inconspicuous Reddish-brown cones Edit | Details | Delete
Mondo Grass Ophiopogon japonicus This excellent groundcover exhibits an evergreen foliage. This dense, clumping perennial is great for small spaces. Sun to Shade Fast Summer Ground Cover Perennial 10-15 inches tall and 12 inches wide 10-12 inches apart Dark green Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Monet Coral Bells Heuchera sanguinea 'Monet' This perennial looks great in mass plantings. It blooms bell-shaped red flowers in the summer and displays white leaves splashed with green. Full to Partial Sun Moderate Summer Perennial Perennial 12-18 inches tall and 10-12 inches wide 10 inches apart Variegated Red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Montgomery Spruce Picea pungens glauca 'R.H. Montgomery' This tree takes a dwarf, cone-shaped form. Its prized for its silvery-blue foliage which adds beautiful color contrast to your landscape. Sun Slow N/A Tree Evergreen 3-4 feet tall and 4 feet wide 12-15 feet apart Silvery blue N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Montgomery Spruce Picea pungens glauca 'R.H. Montgomery' This small tree is prized for its silvery-blue foliage which adds color contrast to your landscape. This plant also exhibits a dwarf, cone-shaped form. Sun Slow N/A Tree Evergreen 3-4 feet tall and 4 feet wide 12-15 feet apart Silvery blue N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Moon Bay Nandina Nandina domestica 'Nana Purpurea' This fine, compact dwarf shrub features brilliant red winter foliage and lime green new foliage. Its leaves are smaller than other Nandina. This evergreen shrub takes on an upright habit. It produces white flowers with large, yellow anthers. Red berry-like clusters follow and stay through winter. This shrub works great in borders, in beds, and on the edges of a walkway. Sun to Partial Shade Moderate Summer Evergreen Shrub 1.5 to 2.5 feet tall 2-3 feet apart Lime Green White Red Berries Edit | Details | Delete
Moon Upright Yew Taxus x media 'mooni' This variety of Yew features a compact, upright, rounded growing pattern with dark green, finely textured foliage. Full Sun-Partial Shade Slow N/A Shrub Evergreen 10-12 feet tall and 10-12 feet wide 10-12 feet apart Shiny Dark Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Moonglow Juniper Juniperus scopulorum 'Moonglow' This drought tolerant shrub is considered both durable and cold hardy. It works well as a screen or windbreak. This large, pyramidal evergreen displays dense, silvery-gray foliage. Sun Moderate N/A Shrub Evergreen 20 feet tall and 10 feet wide 8-15 feet apart Gray-green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Moonlight Broom Cytisus 'Moonlight' This excellent accent plant is drought tolerant, and it is also tolerant of poor soils. It blooms moonlight yellow blooms in the spring. Full Sun Fast Spring Shrub Deciduous 5 feet tall and 5 feet wide 4-5 feet apart Green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Moonlight Potentilla Potentilla fruticosa 'Moonlight' This shrub features an upright, compact habit with silvery colored foliage. It blooms pale yellow flowers throughout the summer. Full Sun-Partial Shade Moderate Summer Shrub Deciduous 4 feet tall and 4 feet wide 4 feet apart Silvery/Gray Pale Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Moonshadow Euonymus Euonymus fortunei 'Moonshadow' PP6127 Prized for its yellow and green foliage, this shrub is excellent to use for low plantings and/or as an accent plant. Sun to Shade Moderate N/A Shrub Evergreen 2-3 feet tall and 3-4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Green and yellow N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Morea Iris (AKA Fortnight Lily & African Iris) Moraea sp. (Dietes sp.) This plant works great as a mass, rock garden, or color accent planting. It features clumping, iris-like leaves and wide, white, waxy flowers which bloom from spring to frost. Sun Moderate Spring to Frost Perennial Evergreen 2-4 feet tall and 1-2 feet wide 1-2 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Morning Glory Convolvulus sp. This plant is vigorous and easy to grow. It is often used as a specimen, climbing, or color accent planting. It features vibrant blue flowers, and it can train on a trellis or arbor. Sun Fast Spring Annual Annual N/A N/A Green Blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Morning Glory (Ivyleaf type) Ipomoea Hederacea This weed grows as a vine, and its flowers are white, purple, or blue. It can be a problem in corn and soybean fields as its vines can tie plants together before harvest. Weed/Broadleaf Annual Heart shaped leaves with smooth edges Found in cultivated fields and thrives in sandy soils. Edit | Details | Delete
Morning Glory (Tall) Ipomoea Purpurea This weed grows as a vine, and it has white/pink/purple/blue colored flowers. Weed/Broadleaf Annual Heart shaped leaves with smooth edges Found in waste places Edit | Details | Delete
Mother's Day Azalea Azalea x 'Mother's Day' This great foundation plant blooms clusters of magenta flowers in the spring. It works well in brightening shady areas. Sun to Shade Fast Spring Shrub Evergreen 4 feet tall and 4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Dark green Magenta N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Mount Everest Potentilla Potentilla fruticosa 'Mount Everest' This drought tolerant shrub is considered low maintenance. It makes an excellent border plant. It blooms masses of white flowers from spring to summer. Sun Moderate Spring to summer Shrub Deciduous 4 feet tall and 4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Gray-green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Mount Fuji Flowering Cherry Prunus serrulata 'Mount Fuji' This beautiful specimen tree exhibits bronze-green new growth, and it blooms fragrant, white flowers in the spring. Sun Moderate Spring Tree Deciduous 20 feet tall and 25 feet wide 20-25 feet apart Dark green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Mount Lemmon Marigold Tagetes palmeri or T. lemmonii This shrubby perennial features aromatic foliage and yellow daisy like flowers which blooms throughout the year. Sun Fast Year Round Perennial Evergreen 3-6 feet tall and wide Green Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Mount Saint Helens Azalea Azalea 'Mount Saint Helens' This deciduous shrub makes a lovely hedge or accent plant. It blooms bold, orange-yellow blooms in the spring and displays vibrant fall foliage color. Partial Shade Moderate Spring Shrub Deciduous 6 feet tall and 6 feet wide 5-6 feet apart Green Orange-yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Mountain Fire Pieris Pieris japonica 'Mountain Fire' This shrub looks great in mixed borders. It exhibits fiery red new growth which matures to a green color. In the spring, it blooms large, white flower clusters. Sun to Shade Slow Spring Shrub Evergreen 5 feet tall and 5 feet wide 3-5 feet apart green with red new growth White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Mountain Laurel Kalmia latifolia This shrub attracts butterflies, and it is often used in shade gardens. It blooms either pink, red, or white flowers in the spring. Sun to Shade Slow Early summer Shrub Evergreen 10 feet tall and 10 feet wide 10-15 feet apart Dark green Varies N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Mountbatten Juniper Juniperus chinensis 'Mountbatten' This upright, dense juniper has an excellent form when pruned regularly. It features a grayish green foliage. It is easy to grow, adaptable, and very hardy. Full Sun-Partial Shade Fast N/A Shrub Evergreen 13 feet tall and 7 feet wide 7 feet apart Grayish Green Insignificant Blue Colored Berries Edit | Details | Delete
Mt. Airy Fothergilla Fothergilla x 'Mt. Airy' This ideal border or accent shrub produces white, honey scented blooms in the spring. It is known for attracting both hummingbirds and butterflies. In the fall, its green foliage turns yellow to red. Sun Moderate Spring Perennial Deciduous 5-6 feet tall and 6 feet wide 6 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Mt. St. Helens Plum « Prunus cerasifera 'Mt. St. Helens' This plum tree features a rounded habit and very rich colored purple leaves which hold their color well into summer. Full Sun Fast Spring Tree Deciduous 10-20 feet tall and 10-20 feet wide 10-20 feet apart Red to Burgundy Light Pink Red to Yellow Plums Edit | Details | Delete
Mugho Pine Pinus mugo mughus Prized for its foliage, this ideal specimen tree is very hardy. Its flowers are inconspicuous. Full Sun / Partial Shade Moderate N/A Tree Evergreen 4 feet tall and 5 feet wide 3-6 feet apart Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Muhly Grass Muhlenburgia capillaris stiff upright clumping grass with purple flowers full sun moderate fall flowering semi-evergreen ornamental grass 3 - 4 ft 3 - 4 ft green to copper pink to pale purple inconspicuous Edit | Details | Delete
Mulberry Tree Morus spp. These trees provide sweet, edible mulberries. There are numerous hybrids of Mulberries, but the three main species are the black, red, and white Mulberry. Most fruit is ripe by late spring and early summer. Full Sun Fast at first then slow growing Spring Tree Deciduous White to 80 ft; Red to 70 ft; Black to 30 ft At least 15 feet apart Green Green or White depending on species Mulberry Fruit Edit | Details | Delete
Mulga Acacia aneura This drought tolerant plant featuring compact dense growth is great in mass plantings for screening or as a background plant. It also is nice as a tree for a small patio. Full sun unknown March, June and September Shrub Evergreen 2 ft high 12-20 ft wide Unknown Silvery Gray Yellow N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Murphey's Agave Agave murpheyi This is a good Agave for cooler climates. It features Gray-green leaves Sun unknown N/A Succulent Evergreen 3-4ft tall 3-4 ft wide Unknown gray-Green N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Musk Thistle This weed produces tall stems that are topped by heavy two-inch purple flowers. Weed/Broadleaf Biennial Prickly leaves Found in sunny landscape and garden areas Edit | Details | Delete
Myoporum Myoporum parvifolium This drought tolerant summer bloomer is tough and fast growing. It features showy purple fall berries. It is often used as a ground cover. Sun Fast Summer Perennial Evergreen 6 to 8 inches tall and 8 to 10 ft wide 8-10 ft apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Myrtifolium Rhododendron Rhododendron 'Myrtifolium' This plant features a very compact and dense, dome shape. Its leaves are whitish-colored when young and bronze-red in the winter months. Its flowers are lilac-pink with red spots. Full Sun-Partial Shade Slow Spring Shrub Semi-Deciduous 2-3 feet tall and 2-3 feet wide 3 feet apart Green with White Lilac-Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Nandina (Standard) Nandina domestica This plant comes in many different varieties. Most are either evergreen or semi-evergreen. These broadleaf shrubs are tough and durable. Its foliage is usually pinkish when young and then turns light green. In areas with light frost, the plant leaves are tinged red in winter. Full Sun to Partial Shade Slow to Moderate Spring Shrub Evergreen 6-10 feet tall and 3-5 feet wide Varies depending on variety Pinkish White Red Berries Edit | Details | Delete
Nanho Blue Butterfly Bush Buddleia davidii 'Nanho Blue' This plant looks great in mixed borders. In the summer, it blooms fragrant, blue flowers which attract butterflies. Sun Fast Summer Shrub Deciduous 4 feet tall and 4 feet wide 4-5 feet apart Green Blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Nanho Purple Butterfly Bush Buddleia 'Nanho Purple' This plant makes an excellent border shrub. In the summer it blooms fragrant, purple flowers which attract butterflies. The flowers of this plant are also great for cutting. Sun Fast Summer Perennial Deciduous 4-8 feet tall and 4-8 feet wide 4-8 feet apart Gray-green Purple N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Nanho White Butterfly Bush Buddleia davidii 'Nanho Alba' This excellent border shrub blooms fragrant, white flower spikes in the summer. This plant is known to attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Its blooms are great for cutting. Sun Moderate Summer Perennial Deciduous 4 feet tall and 4 feet wide 4 feet apart Gray-green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Narrow Leafed Gimlet Eucalyptus spathulata This multi-stemmed tree forms a dense canopy of delicate, wispy leaves. Its bark peels off in thin, coppery to reddish brown strips to reveal a light green trunk beneath. This smaller eucalyptus variety also makes a great patio tree. Full Sun to Partial Shade Moderate Summer Tree Evergreen 10 to 20 feet tall and 10 to 20 feet wide Gray-Green Cream and Gold Small Capsules Edit | Details | Delete
Nasturtium Tropaeolum majus This popular plant is great in butterfly gardens and in cut flower arrangements. It displays vibrantly colored blooms. Full to partial sun Fast Spring to Summer Annual Annual 12-15 inches tall 6-12 inches wide 6-12 inches apart Bright Green Mixed N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Natal Plum Carissa grandiflora This fast growing tropical plant works well as a screen or hedge that features fragrant white flowers that bloom all year. Sun to Shade Fast Year round Tropical/houseplant Evergreen 5 ft tall 7 ft wide 5-7 inches apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Nearly Wild Floribunda Rose Rosa 'Nearly Wild' This plant features showy, fragrant flowers which are great for cutting. It is known for its disease resistance and can be used as a small specimen plant, in groups or mass in borders, in foundations or rose gardens, or as an informal hedge. Full Sun to Partial Shade Moderate Spring through Summer Deciduous Shrub 2-3 feet tall 2-3 feet apart Dark Green Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Needlepoint English Ivy Hedera helix 'Needlepoint' This cascading plant works well as a ground cover or for use in a hanging basket. Its leaves are smaller than regular English Ivy. This plant is also a climber. Sun to Partial Sun Moderate Fall Ground Cover/Vine Evergreen N/A Green or Variegated N/A N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Nellie R. Stevens Holly Ilex x 'Nellie R. Stevens" This dark, evergreen foliage shrub makes a great specimen plant. It is a vigorous grower, and it presents bright red winter berries. Full Sun / Partial Shade Fast Spring Shrub Evergreen 15 feet tall and 10 feet wide 10-12 feet apart Dark Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Neon Flash Spirea Spiraea japonica 'Neon Flash' This dense mounding shrub features burgundy/purple new growth which matures to dark green. It also features vivid red-pink flowers which bloom from late spring through fall. Sun Moderate Spring - fall Shrub Deciduous 3 feet tall and 3 feet wide 2-3 feet apart Dark Green with purple new growth Reddish-pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Nettle This weed has yellowish flower clusters that are covered with stinging hairs. Gloves should be worn when working around this plant. Weed/Broadleaf Perennial Sawtooth-edge leaves Found in garden areas with rich, moist soil. Edit | Details | Delete
New Dawn Climbing Rose Rosa 'New Dawn' This plant works great for decorating fences and arbors. In the spring, its plump, pale pink blooms give off a sweet, fruity fragrance. Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Deciduous 4-5 feet tall and 3-4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Green Pink N/A Edit | Details | Delete
New Red Lantana Lantana 'New Red' This plant is both drought and heat tolerant. It works great as a border, mass, or color accent planting. From spring to fall, it blooms profuse red flowers. Sun Moderate Spring to Fall Perennial Perennial 2 feet tall and 4 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Dark Green Red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
New Zealand Flax Phormium tenax This drought tolerant plant is hardy against both heat and cold. It makes an excellent accent plant, and it is prized for its foliage which has a striking effect. Sun Fast Summer Perennial Perennial 9 feet tall and 4 feet wide 4-6 feet apart Red-green Red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
New Zealand Tea Tree Leptospermum scoparium This delightful accent shrub possesses attractive evergreen leaves. It blooms in the summer, and you can choose from a variety of bloom colors. Sun Moderate Summer Tree Deciduous 6-8 feet tall and 5-6 feet wide 5-6 feet apart Green Mixed colors N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Newport Blue Boxwood Buxus sempervirens 'Newport Blue' With its blue-green foliage, this is an extremely handsome boxwood. It works well as a hedge or as a specimen planting of pyramidal form with light seasonal shearing. Full Sun to Light Shade Slow Inconspicuous Shrub Evergreen 5-6 feet tall and 3-4 feet wide 4 feet apart Blue-Green Inconspicuous N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Newport Dwarf Escallonia Escallonia x 'Newport Dwarf' cv. 'Compakta' This shrub makes a good foundation plant. It is drought tolerant and offers year-round color with its fragrant rose-red flowers which often attract butterflies. Sun to Shade Moderate Year-round Shrub Evergreen 3 feet tall and 3 feet wide 3-4 feet apart Green Rose-red N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Nicotiana (AKA Flowering Tobacco Plant) Nicotiana alata This flowering plant gives of a sweet fragrance, and it attracts hummingbirds. This plant is often planted by a porch, deck, or patio. It comes in many different varieties offering an assortment of colors and sizes. Sun to Partial Sun Moderate Summer to Fall Annual Annual Up to 3 feet tall 15-18 inches apart Green Varies due to Variety N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Nikko Blue Hydrangea Hydrangea macrophylla 'Nikko Blue' This excellent border shrub requires low maintenance. In the summer, it blooms true blue flowers which are perfect for cutting. Sun Fast Summer Shrub Deciduous 5 feet tall and 5 feet wide 4-5 feet apart Green Blue N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Nikko Slender Deutzia Deutzia gracilis 'Nikko' This excellent border shrub exhibits a graceful, mounding habit. It also blooms profuse white flowers in the spring. Sun Moderate Spring Shrub Deciduous 2 feet tall and 5 feet wide 4-5 feet apart Green White N/A Edit | Details | Delete
Nocturne Lilac Syringa x prestoniae 'Nocturne' This showy, informal hedge blooms in late spring fragrant, lilac-pink flowers which are perfect for cutting. Its flower buds are a deep violet-purple color. Sun Moderate Late spring Shrub Deciduous 6-8 feet tall and 4-6 feet wide