Common Bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi)

Common Bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi) A neat shrub/groundcover of trailing habit (2-12″ high), and with flowers resembling those of the Arbutus, but much smaller. The leaves are entire, dark green in color, and about an inch long, and obovate or oblong in...

Pagoda Dogwood (Cornus alternifolia)

Pagoda Dogwood (Cornus alternifolia) Habitat.—Hillsides, open woods and copses, borders of streams and swamps. Hardiness.— USDA 4-7 Habit.—A shrub or small tree, 6-20 feet high, trunk diameter 3-6 inches; head usually widest near the top, flat; branches nearly...

Corneliancherry Dogwood (Cornus mas)

This rather large multi-stemmed shrub will reach 20-25 feet tall and 15-20 feet in width. With maintenance one can prune the lower branches and train this as a small tree. Its growth rate tends to be rather even, not a very fast grower. Hardy in Zones 4-8 this slender...

White Rockrose (Cistus hybridus)

White Rockrose is native to the Mediterranean, and hardy to 15 degrees. This evergreen shrub performs best in full sun and will excel dry locations. It is a rather fast growing shrub, reaching 2-5 feet tall and nearly as wide. Its slender crinkled leaves grow to 2...

Tasmanian Tree Fern (Dicksonia antartica)

  This hardy and rather slowing tree fern, known commonly as the Soft Tree Fern, Man Fern or Tasmanian Tree Fern is an evergreen tree fern native to parts of Australia, namely New South Wales, Tasmania, and Victoria. Hardy to 20 degrees Fahrenheit, this is the most...

Coast Leucothoe (Leucothoe axillaris)

Native to the United States from Virginia to Florida and west to Mississippi. This rather flowing evergreen shrub performs rather well in the shade and is hardy in zones 5-8. Growing 2-4’ high and 4-6’ wide. Its arching branches and spreading habit make this a great...