Bottlebrush

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“Hannah Ray”

Callistemon viminalis “Hannah Ray”

This weeping variety of bottlebrush produces a large quantity of bright red bottlebrush-like flower spikes throughout the year. Also of note, hummingbirds and butterflies love bottlebrush!
Growth Rate: Fast, Mature Height: 10-15 feet, Mature Spread: 5-10 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen, Hardiness Zone: 8-10, Light Requirements: Full sun, Water Requirements: Well drained, drought tolerant once established
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“Slim”

Callistemon viminalis “Slim” [‘CV01’] PP24,444
A unique narrow upright variety that is well branched. Especially useful in tight spaces with full sun exposure. Produces bright red bottlebrush-like flower spikes throughout the year. Also of note, hummingbirds and butterflies love bottlebrush!

Growth Rate: Fast, Mature Height: 8-10 feet, Mature Spread: 2-3 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen, Hardiness Zone: 8-10, Light Requirements: Full sun, Water Requirements: Well drained, drought tolerant once established

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“Splendens”

Callistemon ‘Splendens’

A medium-sized shrub with slender arching branches clothed with narrow stiff leaves. Produces bright red bottlebrush-like flower spikes throughout the year. Also of note, hummingbirds and butterflies love bottlebrush!
Growth Rate: Fast, Mature Height: 10-15 feet, Mature Spread: 10-15 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen, Hardiness Zone: 8-10, Light Requirements: Full sun, Water Requirements: Well drained, drought tolerant once established

Boxwood

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“Baby Gem”

Buxus microphylla japonica ‘Gregem’ PP21159

Dwarf fine textured broadleaf evergreen shrub. Excellent for use in smaller gardens or for borders and focal areas. The tiny evergreen foliage maintains is color particularly well in winter. Deer resistent.
Growth Rate: Moderate, Mature Height: 3 feet, Mature Spread: 3 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen, Hardiness Zone: 5-9, Light Requirements: Full sun, Water Requirements: Medium
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Japanese

Buxus microphylla var. japonica

Dense evergreen shrubs often planted in formal landscapes. Japanese boxwood makes an excellent hedge, a matching border, or in a pair to balance an entryway.
Growth Rate: Moderate, Mature Height: 3-12 feet, Mature Spread: 3-8 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen, Hardiness Zone: 6-9, Light Requirements: Full sun, Water Requirements: Medium

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“Wintergreen”

Buxus sinica var. insularis “Wintergreen”

Dense evergreen shrubs best suited for use as a hedge or low growing border. Shorter and denser than Japanese boxwood.
Growth Rate: Moderate, Mature Height: 2-4 feet, Mature Spread: 3-5 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen, Hardiness Zone: 4-9, Light Requirements: Full sun, Water Requirements: Medium

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Carnation of India

Tabernaemontana divaricata

Sub-tropical evergreen shrub that thrives in our heavy clay soil. Grows best in morning sun and afternoon shade. The fragrant white flowers look very similar to gardenia blooms. Blooms heavily spring through fall. Makes an excellent multi or single-trunk tree and does well in large containers on a patio or in an entryway.
Growth Rate: Fast, Mature Height: 5 feet, Mature Spread: 5 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Semi-vergreen, Hardiness Zone: 9-10, Light Requirements: Morning sun / Afternoon shade, Water Requirements: Medium

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Lavender Star Flower

Grewia Caffra

A large shrub that can grow up to 10 feet in the ground. They also do well in pots. The leaves are slightly tapering, shiny, and dark green. Lavender Star Flower remains in bloom almost year round. The purple blooms resemble a bursting star.
Growth Rate: Fast, Mature Height: 10 feet, Mature Spread: 6 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Semi-evergreen, Hardiness Zone: 9-12, Light Requirements: Full sun, Water Requirements: Average watering needs, drought tolerant once established

Holly

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“Eagleston”

Ilex x attenuata

A natural hybrid of the Dahoon Holly and American Holly. Eagleston is a beautiful evergreen holly that is grown as a large shrub or small tree with a pyramidal growth habit. A favorite for a tall privacy screen or a solitary specimen when grown in single trunk form.
Growth Rate: Moderate, Mature Height: 20 feet, Mature Spread: 5-10 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen, Hardiness Zone: 6-9, Light Requirements: Full sun, Part sun, Water Requirements: Average watering needs, drought tolerant once established
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“Nellie R Stevens”

Ilex x ‘Nellie R. Stevens’

One of the most attractive of all hollies. Vigorous grower with dense branches makes an excellent tall privacy screen. Produces large bright orange-red berries without a male pollenizer.
Growth Rate: Fast, Mature Height: 15-20 feet, Mature Spread: 10 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen, Hardiness Zone: 6-9, Light Requirements: Full sun, Part sun, Water Requirements: Average watering needs, drought tolerant once established

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Oak Leaf

Ilex x ‘Conaf’

A hybrid holly with a tall, elegant, pyramidal form. Charming oak leaf-like foliage is emerald green. A stunning and cold-hardy tall hedge or specimen.
Growth Rate: Fast, Mature Height: 14 feet, Mature Spread: 8 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen, Hardiness Zone: 6-9, Light Requirements: Full sun, Part sun, Water Requirements: Average watering needs, drought tolerant once established

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“Savannah”

Ilex x attenuata ‘Savannah’

Large, upright evergreen shrub or small tree with glossy, light green leaves and a profusion of flourescent red berries through fall and winter. Plant in mass for an effective windbreak or privacy screen. An elegant tree for lining walks or driveways.
Growth Rate: Moderate, Mature Height: 20-30 feet, Mature Spread: 15-25 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen, Hardiness Zone: 5-9, Light Requirements: Full sun, Part sun, Water Requirements: Average watering needs, drought tolerant once established

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“Wirt L Winn”

Ilex x Koehneana ‘Wirt L. Winn’

A very interesting variety of Koehne Holly. A medium to large holly with dark green, heavily serrated leaves. New growth is tinged burgundy-purple. Makes an excellent landscape specimen due to it’s nice size and beautiful foliage. Natural growth habit is pyramidal, and requires very little pruning to maintain it’s shape. It bears large handsome berries.
Growth Rate: Fast, Mature Height: 20-25 feet, Mature Spread: 8-10 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen, Hardiness Zone: 6-9, Light Requirements: Full sun, Part sun, Water Requirements: Average watering needs, drought tolerant once established

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Hastings’ Yaupon

Ilex vomitoria ‘Yaupon Holly’

This upright small evergreen tree or large shrub has small grey-green, leathery leaves densely arranged along smooth, stiff, light grey branches. Often clipped into a tight hedge, Hastings Yaupon holly is ideal for training into a small tree with lower branches removed to reveal the interesting-contorted multiple trunks. Hastings Yaupon also makes great topiaries, espaliers, specimens, screens, or barriers. They produce brilliant bright red berries that are attractive to wildlife.
Growth Rate: Moderate, Mature Height: 15-25 feet, Mature Spread: 15-20 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen, Hardiness Zone: 7-9, Light Requirements: Full sun, Part sun, Full Shade, Water Requirements: Average watering needs, drought tolerant once established

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Japanese Blueberry

Elaeocarpus decipiens

Evergreen large shrub or small tree often used for hedges and privacy screens. Japanese Blueberry sports contrasting of lush healthy color throughout the year. The leaves are always changing according to their own individual life cycle. New flushes of growth emerge in shades of bronze, peppering the rest of the glossy-green foliage, and mature leaves turn bright red. Can be grown in a tree, shrub, or columnar form.
Growth Rate: Moderate, Mature Height: 30-36 feet, Mature Spread: 20-24 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen, Hardiness Zone: 8-10, Light Requirements: Full sun, Part shade, Water Requirements: Average watering needs, drought tolerant once established

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Japanese Yew

Podocarpus macrophyllus

Attractive pyramidal garden or patio tree with dense, upright branching and lush evergreen foliage. An effective accent, privacy screen, or clipped hedge. Can be shaped as a shrub or a tree.
Growth Rate: Fast, Mature Height: 15-20 feet, Mature Spread: 6-8 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen, Hardiness Zone: 7-11, Light Requirements: Full sun, Part shade, Water Requirements: Average watering needs, drought tolerant once established
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“Pringle’s Dwarf”

Podocarpus macrophyllus ‘Pringle’s Dwarf’

This fantastic evergreen shrub is a dwarf variety of Japanese Yew. It has small needle-like foliage and a dense habit. It makes an excellent specimen, low hedge, or bonsai plant.
Growth Rate: Moderate, Mature Height: 3-5 feet, Mature Spread: 6 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen, Hardiness Zone: 8-11, Light Requirements: Full sun, Part sun, Full Shade, Water Requirements: Average watering needs, drought tolerant once established

Lightstrum

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Wax Leaf

Ligustrum japonicum

Broad leaf evergreen that works well as an evergreen privacy screen, as a border, or in containers. Wax Leaf Ligustrum has waxy, deep green leaves with pale undersides. In late spring, it sports showy off-white flowers which grow in clusters. Mature Wax Leaf Ligustrum shrubs can be pruned into cones or spheres.
Growth Rate: Fast, Mature Height: 6-12 feet, Mature Spread: 6-8 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen, Hardiness Zone: 7-11, Light Requirements: Full sun, Part sun, Shade, Water Requirements: Average watering needs, drought tolerant once established
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Recurve

Ligustrum japonicum ‘Recurvifolium’

Large, upright, broad-leaved shrub, highly adaptable and easy to grow. Lustrous dark green, wavy foliage creates a handsome small accent tree, foundation hedge, or privacy screen. Excellent container specimen.
Growth Rate: Fast, Mature Height: 8 feet, Mature Spread: 6 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen, Hardiness Zone: 7-11, Light Requirements: Full sun, Part sun, Shade, Water Requirements: Average watering needs, drought tolerant once established

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“Sunshine”

Ligustrum sinense ‘Sunshine’

Ideal as a hedge in the landscape, Sunshine Ligustrum offers year-round golden foliage that flourishes in full sun.
Growth Rate: Moderate, Mature Height: 3-6 feet, Mature Spread: 3-4 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen, Hardiness Zone: 6-10, Light Requirements: Full sun, Water Requirements: Average watering needs, drought tolerant once established
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Sweet Olive

Osmanthus fragrans

A large upright shrub that belongs to the Olive family. Leaves are dark, shiny green and the edges may be finely toothed or smooth with both types present on one plant. In autumn, winter and early spring white flowers cover the shrub. It blooms intermittently throughout the summer. Individually the blossoms are small and inconspicuous, but the fragrance is powerful and exquisite. Plant Sweet Olives where their lovely fragrance can be enjoyed, wherever there is foot traffic near windows or doors and in outside sitting areas. A row of Sweet Olives makes an attractive hedge or privacy screen.
Growth Rate: Slow, Mature Height: 8-10 feet, Mature Spread: 6-8 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen, Hardiness Zone: 8-10, Light Requirements: Full sun, Part shade (morning sun w/ afternoon shade is preferred), Water Requirements: Average watering needs, drought tolerant once established

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Pineappple Guava

Feijoa sellowiana

A versatile, easy to grow landscape addition, yielding edible flowers and tropical fruit. White flower petals with showy red edges in the spring contract beautifully with the silver-green foliage. Guava-like fruit ripens in late fall. Multiple, upright branching form is easily trained as espalier, hedge, specimen tree, and makes a dense privacy screen. Very resistent to pests and diseases.
Growth Rate: Moderate, Mature Height: 10-15 feet, Mature Spread: 10-15 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen, Hardiness Zone: 8-10, Light Requirements: Full sun, Part shade, Water Requirements: Average watering needs, drought tolerant once established

Vitex

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“Abbeville Blue”

Vitex agnus-castus ‘Abbeville Blue’

An attractive large shrub or small tree with silvery blue foliage and white undersides. Fragrant blue flower spikes rise above the leaves and are long lasting, typically late spring through mid to late fall. Easy to grow and will adapt well to most conditions. Vitex attacts butterflies and hummingbirds.
Growth Rate: Moderate, Mature Height: 6-10 feet, Mature Spread: 8 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Deciduous, Hardiness Zone: 5-9, Light Requirements: Full sun, Water Requirements: Average watering needs, drought tolerant once established
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“Arabian Lilac”

Vitex trifolia ‘Purpurea’

Exceptional accent shrub or small tree with distintively colored leaves that have showy undersides. Summer through fall clusters of small purple blooms are followed by small black berries.
Growth Rate: Fast, Mature Height: 10-15 feet, Mature Spread: 10-15 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Semi-Evergreen, Hardiness Zone: 9-11, Light Requirements: Full sun, Part shade, Water Requirements: Average watering needs, drought tolerant once established