Shrubs - Shade

Alice Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia 'Alice')
$39.99
Description:An excellent very large garden or massing shrub featuring enormous showy flower spikes which fade from milky white to pink, interesting foliage with reliable fall color and papery bark; rather coarse in appearance, best used in groupingsOrnamental Features:Alice Hydrangea features bold fragrant conical white flowers with pink overtones at the ends of the branches from early to mid summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green foliage which emerges grayish green in spring. The large fuzzy lobed leaves turn an outstanding burgundy in the fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. The peeling brick red bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Alice Hydrangea is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its strikingly bold and coarse texture can be very effective in a balanced landscape composition.This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and is best pruned in late winter once the...
Description:An excellent very large garden or massing shrub featuring enormous showy flower spikes which fade from milky white to pink,...
Annabelle Hydrangea (Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle')
$29.99
Description:A hardy, showy shrub which features enormous ball-shaped white flower heads in mid summer, lasting for a long time; best if treated like a perennial and pruned to a few inches from the ground in spring, blooms on new growth; somewhat coarseOrnamental Features:Annabelle Hydrangea features bold balls of white flowers at the ends of the branches from mid to late summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has forest green foliage throughout the season. The heart-shaped leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Annabelle Hydrangea is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its strikingly bold and coarse texture can be very effective in a balanced landscape composition.This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It has no significant negative characteristics.Annabelle Hydrangea is...
Description:A hardy, showy shrub which features enormous ball-shaped white flower heads in mid summer, lasting for a long time; best...
Ardens Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus 'Ardens')
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Description:Extremely showy double lilac-purple flowers throughout summer; a tall, stiffly upright shrub with vase shape habit; very adaptable plant, but prefers full sunOrnamental Features:Ardens Rose of Sharon features bold lilac purple round flowers along the branches from mid summer to early fall. It has green foliage throughout the season. The lobed leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Ardens Rose of Sharon is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This is a high maintenance shrub that will require regular care and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies and hummingbirds to your yard, but is not particularly...
Description:Extremely showy double lilac-purple flowers throughout summer; a tall, stiffly upright shrub with vase shape habit; very adaptable plant, but...
Arnold Dwarf Forsythia (Forsythia x intermedia 'Arnold Dwarf')
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Description:A popular low growing groundcover shrub, an unusual application for a Forsythia, yellow flowers are not as prolific as on other varieties but still ornamental; spreads vigorously, makes an excellent quick groundcoverOrnamental Features:Arnold Dwarf Forsythia is smothered in stunning yellow bell-shaped flowers along the branches in early spring before the leaves. It has forest green foliage throughout the season. The serrated pointy leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Arnold Dwarf Forsythia is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a ground-hugging habit of growth. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. Gardeners should be aware of...
Description:A popular low growing groundcover shrub, an unusual application for a Forsythia, yellow flowers are not as prolific as on...
Bailey Red-Twig Dogwood (Cornus baileyi)
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Description:An incredibly attractive and vigorous shrub valued for its blazing red stems which glow against the winter snow, fruits are also ornamental; shrubby sprawling habit but suckers much less than the speciesOrnamental Features:Bailey Red-Twig Dogwood is primarily grown for its highly ornamental fruit. It features an abundance of magnificent powder blue berries in late summer. It has clusters of creamy white flowers at the ends of the branches in late spring. It has green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves turn an outstanding brick red in the fall. The cherry red branches are extremely showy and add significant winter interest.Landscape Attributes:Bailey Red-Twig Dogwood is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and can be...
Description:An incredibly attractive and vigorous shrub valued for its blazing red stems which glow against the winter snow, fruits are...
Black Knight Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii 'Black Knight')
$29.99
Description:A tall garden plant with dark purple flowers in late summer when little else blooms, and attracts butterflies; may treat as a perennial and cut it back to the ground each spring as it regrows vigorously and blooms on new woodOrnamental Features:Black Knight Butterfly Bush features showy panicles of fragrant deep purple flowers with black eyes at the ends of the branches from mid summer to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has grayish green foliage throughout the season. The fuzzy narrow leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Black Knight Butterfly Bush is an open multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and is best...
Description:A tall garden plant with dark purple flowers in late summer when little else blooms, and attracts butterflies; may treat...
Blue Satin® Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus 'Marina')
$29.99
Description:Beautiful and bold blooms are light-blue with violet center; tall, stiffly upright shrub with vase shape habit; very adaptable plant, but prefers full sunOrnamental Features:Blue Satin® Rose of Sharon features bold powder blue trumpet-shaped flowers with violet throats along the branches from mid summer to early fall. It has green foliage throughout the season. The lobed leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Blue Satin® Rose of Sharon is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This is a high maintenance shrub that will require regular care and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies and hummingbirds to...
Description:Beautiful and bold blooms are light-blue with violet center; tall, stiffly upright shrub with vase shape habit; very adaptable plant,...
Brilliantissima Red Chokeberry (Aronia arbutifolia 'Brilliantissima')
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Description:An excellent shrub for massing or grouping, spreads by suckers; pretty white flowers, brilliant red berries and fiery scarlet fall color are more reliable than the species, a superb and very popular choiceOrnamental Features:Brilliantissima Red Chokeberry is primarily grown for its highly ornamental fruit. It features an abundance of magnificent red berries from early fall to late winter. It features showy panicles of white flowers with brick red anthers at the ends of the branches in mid spring. It has forest green foliage throughout the season. The oval leaves turn an outstanding scarlet in the fall.Landscape Attributes:Brilliantissima Red Chokeberry is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter...
Description:An excellent shrub for massing or grouping, spreads by suckers; pretty white flowers, brilliant red berries and fiery scarlet fall...
Cardinal Dogwood (Cornus sericea 'Cardinal')
$39.99
Description:An excellent general purpose shrub for northern landscapes, very hardy; good fall color, and bright red stems show up well against the winter snow; can actually grow quite large, plan well aheadOrnamental Features:Cardinal Dogwood has clusters of creamy white flowers at the ends of the branches in late spring. It has green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves turn an outstanding brick red in the fall. It produces white berries in late summer. The cherry red branches are extremely showy and add significant winter interest.Landscape Attributes:Cardinal Dogwood is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and can be pruned at anytime. It is a good choice for attracting birds to your yard. Gardeners...
Description:An excellent general purpose shrub for northern landscapes, very hardy; good fall color, and bright red stems show up well...
Color Choice&#174 Blue Chiffon&#174 Rose Of Sharon(Hibiscus Syriacus)
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Description:Large, single blue flowers with a lacy center. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Deer resistant. A Proven Winners® COLOR CHOICE® CHIFFON® selection.Key Attributes: Height: 7-8 Feet Tall Spread: 5-6 Feet Tall Color: blue flower Sun / Shade: Full Sun
Description:Large, single blue flowers with a lacy center. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Deer resistant. A Proven Winners® COLOR CHOICE® CHIFFON®...
Common Sweetshrub (Calycanthus floridus)
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Description:A large shrub highly prized for its strong spicy fragrance originating from interesting brownish purple flowers; plant along a walkway or driveway where the flower fragrance can be enjoyed by passers-byOrnamental Features:Common Sweetshrub has fragrant burgundy spider-like flowers along the branches from early spring to mid summer. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves turn yellow in fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Common Sweetshrub is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no...
Description:A large shrub highly prized for its strong spicy fragrance originating from interesting brownish purple flowers; plant along a walkway...
Common Witchhazel (Hamamelis virginiana)
$39.99
Description:A large shrub with an upright, wide-spreading habit of growth; fall is its season to shine, with fragrant bright yellow strap-shaped flowers and golden fall foliage (which often hides the flowers); grow where space is not a problemOrnamental Features:Common Witchhazel has fragrant yellow strap-like flowers along the branches in late fall before the leaves, which are interesting on close inspection. It has green foliage throughout the season. The serrated round leaves turn an outstanding yellow in the fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Common Witchhazel is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a ground-hugging habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. Deer don't particularly care for this...
Description:A large shrub with an upright, wide-spreading habit of growth; fall is its season to shine, with fragrant bright yellow...
Coral Beauty Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster dammeri 'Coral Beauty')
$29.99
Description:One of the best low spreading groundcovers, featuring white flowers in spring and showy coral pink fruit in fall; evergreen leaves require adequate snow cover or protection from winter sun and wind in exposed locationsOrnamental Features:Coral Beauty Cotoneaster is primarily grown for its highly ornamental fruit. It features an abundance of magnificent coral-pink berries from late summer to late fall. It features tiny clusters of white flowers along the branches in late spring. It has dark green foliage. The small glossy oval leaves turn an outstanding brick red in the fall.Landscape Attributes:Coral Beauty Cotoneaster is a multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a shapely form and gracefully arching branches. It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition which should be used to full effect.This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should not require much pruning, except when necessary, such as to remove dieback. Deer don't particularly...
Description:One of the best low spreading groundcovers, featuring white flowers in spring and showy coral pink fruit in fall; evergreen...
Cranberry Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster apiculatus)
$29.99
Description:Certainly one of the most popular medium sized groundcovers, a mounded spreading shrub with dense, tightly held branches; pretty pink flowers in spring along the branches, followed by striking red fruit in fall, a versatile plant for general landscape useOrnamental Features:Cranberry Cotoneaster is primarily grown for its highly ornamental fruit. It features an abundance of magnificent red berries from late summer to late fall. It features tiny clusters of pink flowers along the branches in late spring. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The tiny glossy round leaves turn an outstanding brick red in the fall.Landscape Attributes:Cranberry Cotoneaster is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a shapely form and gracefully arching branches. It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition which should be used to full effect.This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should not require much pruning, except when necessary, such as...
Description:Certainly one of the most popular medium sized groundcovers, a mounded spreading shrub with dense, tightly held branches; pretty pink...
Fire And Ice Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata 'Wim's Red')
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Description:A showy garden shrub valued for its cone-shaped panicles of elegant flowers that change from white, to pink in summer, then to deep red over an extended period; blooms well in shade; regular pruning recommended; needs slightly acidic well-drained soilOrnamental Features:Fire And Ice Hydrangea features bold conical white flowers with shell pink overtones at the ends of the branches from mid summer to late fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Fire And Ice Hydrangea is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its strikingly bold and coarse texture can be very effective in a balanced landscape composition.This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It has no...
Description:A showy garden shrub valued for its cone-shaped panicles of elegant flowers that change from white, to pink in summer,...
Forever Pink Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla 'Forever Pink')
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Description:One of the showiest and most desired summer-blooming garden plants; large hot pink globe-shaped flowers, early blooming, somewhat coarse leaves; blooms on old wood so protection of flower buds in winter may be necessaryOrnamental Features:Forever Pink Hydrangea features bold balls of hot pink flowers with red overtones at the ends of the branches from early to mid summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has forest green foliage throughout the season. The glossy pointy leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Forever Pink Hydrangea is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It has no significant negative...
Description:One of the showiest and most desired summer-blooming garden plants; large hot pink globe-shaped flowers, early blooming, somewhat coarse leaves;...
Glowing Embers Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla 'Glowing Embers')
$39.99
Description:This much-desired showy summer-blooming garden shrub produces large deep pink globe-shaped flowers all summer long, somewhat coarse leaves; blooms on old wood so protection of flower buds in winter may be necessaryOrnamental Features:Glowing Embers Hydrangea features bold balls of hot pink flowers with red overtones at the ends of the branches from mid summer to early fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has forest green foliage throughout the season. The glossy pointy leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Glowing Embers Hydrangea is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It has no significant negative characteristics.Glowing...
Description:This much-desired showy summer-blooming garden shrub produces large deep pink globe-shaped flowers all summer long, somewhat coarse leaves; blooms on...
Henry's Garnet Virginia Sweetspire (Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet')
$29.99
Description:An improved selection of a native shrub which features extremely long and narrow panicles of white flowers in early summer, excellent fall color is more reliable than the species; spreads to form small colonies, good for the garden or for naturalizingOrnamental Features:Henry's Garnet Virginia Sweetspire has racemes of fragrant white flowers at the ends of the branches in early summer. It has green foliage throughout the season. The narrow leaves turn an outstanding burgundy in the fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. The smooth brown bark and purple branches add an interesting dimension to the landscape.Landscape Attributes:Henry's Garnet Virginia Sweetspire is a dense spreading deciduous shrub with a ground-hugging habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should only be pruned...
Description:An improved selection of a native shrub which features extremely long and narrow panicles of white flowers in early summer,...
Invincibelle® Spirit Smooth Hydrangea (Hydrangea arborescens 'NCHA1')
$34.99
Description:This hot new selection features enormous ball-shaped deep pink flower heads in mid summer, lasting for a very long time; best if treated like a perennial and pruned to a few inches from the ground in spring, blooms on new growth; somewhat coarseOrnamental Features:Invincibelle® Spirit Smooth Hydrangea features bold balls of hot pink flowers with rose overtones at the ends of the branches from early to late summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has forest green foliage throughout the season. The heart-shaped leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Invincibelle® Spirit Smooth Hydrangea is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its strikingly bold and coarse texture can be very effective in a balanced landscape composition.This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has...
Description:This hot new selection features enormous ball-shaped deep pink flower heads in mid summer, lasting for a very long time;...
Ivory Halo Dogwood (Cornus alba 'Ivory Halo')
$29.99
Description:A compact and very hardy shrub, well suited for color contrast in many garden applications; features very showy white-variegated foliage and brilliant red stems which show up well against the winter snowOrnamental Features:Ivory Halo Dogwood has attractive white-variegated green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves are highly ornamental but do not develop any appreciable fall color. It has clusters of creamy white flowers at the ends of the branches in late spring. It produces white berries in mid summer. The red branches are extremely showy and add significant winter interest.Landscape Attributes:Ivory Halo Dogwood is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and can be pruned at anytime. It has no significant negative characteristics.Ivory Halo...
Description:A compact and very hardy shrub, well suited for color contrast in many garden applications; features very showy white-variegated foliage...
Lucy Rose Of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus 'Lucy')
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Description:A somewhat smaller version of this rigidly upright shrub featuring very showy double magenta-pink flowers over a long period; ideal for the mixed garden border or in mass plantingsOrnamental Features:Lucy Rose Of Sharon features bold fuchsia round flowers with pink overtones along the branches from mid summer to early fall. It has green foliage throughout the season. The lobed leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Lucy Rose Of Sharon is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This is a high maintenance shrub that will require regular care and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies and...
Description:A somewhat smaller version of this rigidly upright shrub featuring very showy double magenta-pink flowers over a long period; ideal...
Lynwood Gold Forsythia (Forsythia x intermedia 'Lynwood Gold')
$39.99
Description:Heralding the arrival of spring, this popular shrub features prolific yellow flowers smothering the branches in early spring ahead of the leaves, the rest of the year rather unassuming; an upright cultivar with showy bright yellow flowersOrnamental Features:Lynwood Gold Forsythia is bathed in stunning gold bell-shaped flowers along the branches in early spring before the leaves. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has forest green foliage throughout the season. The serrated pointy leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Lynwood Gold Forsythia is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. Deer...
Description:Heralding the arrival of spring, this popular shrub features prolific yellow flowers smothering the branches in early spring ahead of...
Muskingum Gray Dogwood (Cornus racemosa 'Muszam')
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Description:Highly ornamental spring, summer and fall, with attractive fruit, leaves and berries; emerging foliage has reddish hue; this low growing spreader makes a good groundcoverOrnamental Features:Muskingum Gray Dogwood is primarily grown for its highly ornamental fruit. It features an abundance of magnificent white berries in late summer. It has clusters of creamy white flowers at the ends of the branches in late spring. It has grayish green foliage which emerges burgundy in spring. The glossy pointy leaves turn an outstanding dark red in the fall.Landscape Attributes:Muskingum Gray Dogwood is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and can be pruned at anytime. It is a good choice for attracting birds to your yard....
Description:Highly ornamental spring, summer and fall, with attractive fruit, leaves and berries; emerging foliage has reddish hue; this low growing...
Nantucket Blue Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla 'Grenan')
$29.99
Description:One of the showiest and most desired summer-blooming garden plants with large, lavender-blue flowers; requires acidic soils to maintain blue color; blooms on old wood so protecting flower buds in winter may be necessaryOrnamental Features:Nantucket Blue Hydrangea features bold balls of blue flowers with lavender overtones at the ends of the branches from mid summer to early fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has forest green foliage throughout the season. The serrated pointy leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.Landscape Attributes:Nantucket Blue Hydrangea is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It has no significant negative...
Description:One of the showiest and most desired summer-blooming garden plants with large, lavender-blue flowers; requires acidic soils to maintain blue...