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...

Virginia Sweetspire (Itea virginica ‘Henry’s Garnet’)

This upright deciduous mounding shrub is commonly referred to as Virginia Sweetspire will grow 3-4 feet tall and 4-6 feet wide. With preference to high organic and slightly moist soil, it is quite adaptable to varying soil types. Full sun to partial shade will allow...