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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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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Chinese Fringe Tree

Chionanthus retusus

A highly prized small tree with upright branches forming a dome shape. Soft green leaves back magnificant clusters of fragrant, fringe-like blooms. A terrific accent for any garden.
Growth Rate: Slow, Mature Height: 15-20 feet, Mature Spread: 20-25 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Semi-Evergreen, Hardiness Zone: 5-9, Light Requirements: Partial to Full sun, Water Requirements: Medium

Crape Myrtle

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“Twilight”

Laegerstroemia indica “Twilight”

This variety of Crape Myrtle is the only one with truly purple blooms. Large flower clusters bloom from early June until frost. Can be grown as a large shrub or pruned up into tree form. The bark is a beautiful smooth mottled grey that peels away to a dark reddish brown over the summer months.
Growth Rate: Moderate, Mature Height: 20-25 feet, Mature Spread: 10-20 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Deciduous, Hardiness Zone: 7-9, Light Requirements: Full sun, Water Requirements: Average watering needs, drought tolerant once established
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“Natchez”

Laegerstroemia indica x fauriei “Natchez”

A large shrub or tree with smooth, dark, cinnamon-brown exfoliating bark. Glossy dark green leaves turn vibrant orange-red in fall. Large pure white blooms from early summer to late fall.
Growth Rate: Moderate, Mature Height: 20 feet, Mature Spread: 20 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Deciduous, Hardiness Zone: 6-9, Light Requirements: Full sun, Water Requirements: Average watering needs, drought tolerant once established

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“Tuscarora”

Laegerstroemia indica x fauriei “Tuscarora”

Large shrub or small tree with profuse coral-pink flowers. Beautiful orange-red color in the fall. Smooth, mottled, light cinnamon brown bark adds year-round interest.
Growth Rate: Moderate, Mature Height: 15 feet, Mature Spread: 15 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Deciduous, Hardiness Zone: 6-9, Light Requirements: Full sun, Water Requirements: Average watering needs, drought tolerant once established
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“Muskogee”

Laegerstroemia indica x fauriei “Muskogee”

Light lavender blooms amid glossy green foliage that turns red in the fall. The cinnamon colored bark is smooth, peeling to a shiny light grey. Can be used as a large shrub or a small tree.
Growth Rate: Moderate, Mature Height: 15-20 feet, Mature Spread: 15 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Deciduous, Hardiness Zone: 6-9, Light Requirements: Full sun, Water Requirements: Average watering needs, drought tolerant once established

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“Dynamite”

Laegerstroemia indica “Whit II”

Attractive ornamental shrub or small tree with smooth, peeling bark. Showy, ruffled, fiery red flowers followed by vibrant orange-red fall foliage.
Growth Rate: Moderate, Mature Height: 15-20 feet, Mature Spread: 10-15 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Deciduous, Hardiness Zone: 6-10, Light Requirements: Full sun, Water Requirements: Average watering needs, drought tolerant once established

Cypress

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Arizona Cypress “Carolina Sapphire”

Cupressus arizonica var glabra “Carolina Sapphire”

One of the fastest growing evergreen conifer trees available. It’s the perfect choice for a privacy screen hedge. Silvery blue green foliage that emits a wonderful fragrance when brushed against or moved by wind.
Growth Rate: Fast, Mature Height: 40 feet, Mature Spread: 4-5 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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Leyland Cypress

Cupressocyparis leylandii

Fast growing conifer, great for privacy screens. Leyland Cypress will grow 2-4 feet per year. Soft foliage with dense upright growth. It will tolerate poor soil conditions and drought.
Growth Rate: Fast, Mature Height: 50 feet, Mature Spread: 8-12 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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Italian Cypress

Cupressus sempervirens

An impressive, tall, and formal looking conifer. Italian cypress creates a thick column of evergreen shade. They’re remarkably low maintenance with minimal pruning required. Dense growth habit with multiple upright-growing branches. Rapid growth up to 3 feet per year.
Growth Rate: Fast, Mature Height: 40 feet, Mature Spread: 5 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Evergreen, Hardiness Zone: 7-11, 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: Fast, Mature Height: 20-23 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 sun, Water Requirements: Average watering needs, drought tolerant once established

Oak

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Bur

Quercus Macrocarpa

Bur oak is a large deciduous tree with a very wide open crown. The massive trunk supports heavy, horizontal limbs and rough, deep-ridged bark. Most often used for shade, ornament, and shelter belts. Bur oak attracts butterflies and songbirds.
Growth Rate: Moderate, Mature Height: 36-72 feet, Mature Spread: 72-100 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Deciduous, Hardiness Zone: 6-10, Light Requirements: Full sun, Part sun, Shade, Water Requirements: Average watering needs, drought tolerant once established
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Laurel

Quercus laurifolia

Laurel oak is a medium-sized semi-evergreen tree especially suitable for smaller properties as a substitution for the much larger Live oak. Laurel oak is a hybrid of Willow oak and Water oak. Laurel oak is prized in landscaping for it’s fast growth rate and pleasing appearance. Laurel oak makes a beautiful shade tree.
Growth Rate: Fast, Mature Height: 30-50 feet, Mature Spread: 25-30 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Semi-Evergreen, Hardiness Zone: 7-10, Light Requirements: Full sun, Part sun, Shade, Water Requirements: Average watering needs, drought tolerant once established

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Southern Live

Quercus virginiana

Southern Live oaks are majestic trees. Unlike most oak trees, Southern Live oaks are nearly evergreen. They replace their leaves over a short period of several weeks in the spring. They’re fast growing trees, but their growth rate slows with age. The oldest Live oaks in the country are estimated to be between several hundred to over a thousand years old. Southern Live oaks make a beautiful shade tree.
Growth Rate: Fast, Mature Height: 50 feet, Mature Spread: 80 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Semi-Evergreen, Hardiness Zone: 7-10, Light Requirements: Full sun, Part sun, Shade, Water Requirements: Average watering needs, drought tolerant once established
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Nuttall

Quercus “nuttallii”

Nuttall oaks are easy to establish and grow very quickly as a young tree. They tolerate poorly drained sites more than any other red oak. It quickly grows into a pyramidal shape with a strong central leader. Nuttall oaks drop their leaves cleanly in late fall. Their bright red fall color runs from mid to late fall. There is plenty of room beneath the branches, making it an excellent lawn, patio, or street tree. They don’t develop surface roots and won’t invade water lines.
Growth Rate: Fast, Mature Height: 40-60 feet, Mature Spread: 25-30 feet, Evergreen or Deciduous: Deciduous, Hardiness Zone: 5-9, Light Requirements: Full sun, Part shade, Water Requirements: Average watering needs, drought tolerant once established