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TREES

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Acer Japanese Maples
Acer Japanese Maples

Japanese maples are known for their delicate foliage and small stature. Some have solid palmate leaves while others are delicate laceleaf varieties. Colors range from red, red-orange, red-purple, yellow and green. Check information tag for each specific variety, but they range from 6-8' tall up to 20-25'. Plant in full sun to partial shade with protection from strong winds, especially for the laceleaf varieties.

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Acer Crimson King Maple
Acer Crimson King Maple

Crimson King is a Norway Maple with rich maroon to purple tinted leaves throughout late spring and summer. Mature trees reach 30-40 foot tall and 20-40 foot wide.

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Acer Red Maple
Acer Red Maple

Broad, oval shaped Red Maple trees are excellent for shade and their brilliant red to red-orange fall color. Height range 25-50' tall and 20-40' wide. Plant in full sun with lots of space to branch out. (photo courtesy of Willowway)

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Cercis Redbud
Cercis Redbud

Signature purple-pink flowers in spring followed by heart-shaped leaves. Some varieties may have a weeping habit like Lavender Twist and will only reach 8-10' tall, while others have a more open spreading form and reach 20-25' tall. Plant in full sun, but tolerates shade too.

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Cornus Dogwoods
Cornus Dogwoods

Kousa Dogwoods are small trees that bloom after trees have leafed out with either pink, white or reddish blooms. Cornus florida are varieties that flower before the foliage appears. Also available in pink, white or red blooms. Trees reach an average height of 18-25' tall. Full sun to partial shade locations.

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Ginkgo Maidenhair Tree
Ginkgo Maidenhair Tree

Neat fan-shaped leaves turn a brilliant yellow in fall. Excellent as a feature specimen tree in the landscape. Relatively slow growing.

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Koelreuteria Golden Raintree
Koelreuteria Golden Raintree

Long showy panicles of yellow blooms grace this tree in spring. Reaches 25-40' tall. Excellent shade tree or feature specimen tree.

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Liquidambar Sweetgum
Liquidambar Sweetgum

Nice broad pyramidal form with star-shaped leaves that turn a brilliant orange-red in fall. Average height is 40-50' tall and 20-40' wide. Excellent shade tree. Does produce round spiky ball seeds in early fall. (photo courtesy of Willowway)

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Magnolia
Magnolia

Magnolia trees are small to medium size trees with large tulip to star shaped blooms in mid spring. The bloom color can be pink, white, yellow and red-purple. Plant in full sun. Average height is 15-25' tall. Check tags for individual heights.

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Malus Crabapple
Malus Crabapple

Crabapples reach 15-20' average height, but some are grafted to only reach 6-8', like the Lollipop Crabapple. Check plant tags for specific details. Blooms white to dark pink in late spring. Small crabapples may develop by fall depending on variety. Plant in full sun or at least provide 6 hours of sun per day.

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Picea Columnar Norway Spruce
Picea Columnar Norway Spruce

Elegant columnar evergreen tree with dense branches loaded with dark green needles. Grows a stately 25' tall, but only 6' wide. Plant in full sun in slightly acidic, evenly moist soil.

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Prunus Little Twist
Prunus Little Twist

Small decorative ornamental cherry with zig-zag stems that feature semi-pendulous blooms in white with pink centers in spring. Reaches 6-8' tall and wide with a rounded habit. Plant in full sun.

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Quercus Oak
Quercus Oak

Big stately trees, excellent for shade specimens. Height range from 50-80'. White Oak, Bur Oak, Red Oak are options we may carry. Plant in full sun with plenty of space.

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Syringa Ivory Silk Tree
Syringa Ivory Silk Tree

Ivory Silk Lilac Tree is known for their distinctive clusters of fragrant white blooms in early summer that resemble those of the lilac shrub. Reaches 20-25' tall and 15-20' wide. Plant in full sun to light shade.

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SHRUBS

Azalea
Azalea

Broadleaf evergreen for shade areas with large trumpet blooms in springtime. Grows 3-6' tall. Plant in partial or dappled shade.

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Berberis Barberry Bush
Berberis Barberry Bush

Small shrubs with excellent leaf color. Grows 2-3' tall and wide. Little pruning needed. Does have thorns so be careful when trimming.

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Callicarpa Beautyberry
Callicarpa Beautyberry

Eye catching purple berries in late summer to fall. Deciduous shrub that typically grows 3-4' tall and 4-5' wide. Full sun to partial shade is the best location to plant Beautyberry.

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Cornus Red Twig Dogwood
Cornus Red Twig Dogwood

Dogwood shrubs are known for their showy stems in winter. There are varieties with bright red stems and also yellow stems. Grows 6-10' tall depending on variety with either green foliage or variegated cream & green foliage. Full sun

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Cotinus Smoke Bush
Cotinus Smoke Bush

Upright, loose branching shrub or small tree. The rounded leaves are a bright reddish-purple and the bloom plumes are a smokey purple-pink. Hence the common name Smoke Bush. Plant in full sun to partial shade.

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Deutzia
Deutzia

Compact, low growing shrubs with bell-shaped blooms in spring. Approximately 3-4' tall and 4-5' wide. Easily pruned to maintain a good size. Plant in Full sun to partial shade.

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Diervilla Low Bush Honeysuckle
Diervilla Low Bush Honeysuckle

Nice crimson new growth ages to green. Small yellow flowers in late June are full of nectar, a nice treat for pollinators. Grows 2-3' tall and 3-4' wide. Full sun to partial shade.

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Euonymus Burning Bush
Euonymus Burning Bush

Winged Burning Bush is a deciduous shrub noted for its fiery red color in fall. Can reach 9-10' tall, but easily trimmed to maintain a shorter height. For best fall color, plant in full sun to partial shade.

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Euonymus
Euonymus

Dense evergreen shrub with green, green & cream or green & yellow leaves, depending on variety. Can easily be trimmed as a groundcover, low hedge or border planting. 3' tall and spreading to 5' wide. Plant in full sun to partial shade for best leaf color.

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Hibiscus Rose of Sharon
Hibiscus Rose of Sharon

Vigorous, upright, vase-shaped shrub. Some are trimmed as small trees with a single leading stem, while others are multi-stemmed shrubs. Hollyhock-like blooms begin in midsummer and can last until fall. Grows 8-10' tall. Plant in full sun to partial shade.

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Hydrangea
Hydrangea

Hydrangeas like evenly moist soil conditions and shade during the hot afternoon sun. Some varieties change bloom color depending on the pH of the soil. Blue in acid, pink in alkaline. Most varieties grow 3-5' tall and wide. Some varieties may be smaller, like City Paris Lights, at 12-24" tall.

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Hydrangea Oakleaf
Hydrangea Oakleaf

Oakleaf type hydrangeas can handle drier soil conditions than its cousin, the Mophead large-leaf hydrangea. The blooms are in a long panicle form and change from white to rosy pink with age. Plant in full sun to partial shade.

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Ligustrum Privet
Ligustrum Privet

A fast growing, deciduous shrub. Grows 10-15' tall if left untrimmed, but most gardeners trim it as a low growing hedge or privacy screen. Plant in full sun to partial shade.

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Physocarpus Ninebark
Physocarpus Ninebark

Upright growing, deciduous shrub with exfoliating bark and maple-like leaves. Fuzzy clusters of blooms appear in late spring. Grows 3-5' tall. Plant in full sun to partial shade.

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Rhamnus Fine Line
Rhamnus Fine Line

Wonderful texture and a narrow form combine in a tough, adaptable plant. Great landscape plant. Use for narrow hedgerows for privacy, as an accent plant, or even in a patio container. Plant in full sun to partial shade. Grows 5-7' tall and only 2-4' wide. Drought tolerant and resists deer.

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Rhododendron
Rhododendron

Broadleaf evergreen shrub with large clusters of blooms in spring. Prefers moist, acidic soil in dappled shade. Do any trimming right after flowering is finished. Grows 4-6' tall and wide.

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Sorbaria False Spirea
Sorbaria False Spirea

False spirea with vivid, colorful fern-like foliage that starts out pink and red before maturing to chartreuse. Tiny white flowers appear in late spring. Grows 4-6' tall and wide.

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Syringa Old-Fashioned Lilac
Syringa Old-Fashioned Lilac

Tall shrub with heart shaped leaves and large, very fragrant bloom clusters in spring. Grows 8-15' tall. Plant in full sun.

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Syringa Dwarf Lilacs
Syringa Dwarf Lilacs

Dwarf lilacs with smaller leaves and bloom clusters than the tall old-fashioned lilacs. These varieties can easily be used in the landscape. Grows 3-5' tall and wide. Plant in full sun.

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Viburnum
Viburnum

Rounded, upright deciduous shrub with showy, very fragrant bloom clusters that are pink in bud, opening to white. Size of shrubs vary by variety, but most grow 6-8' without any trimming. Plant in full sun to partial shade.

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Weigela
Weigela

Popular landscape shrub with somewhat narrow leaves in solid green, variegated cream & green or burgundy. Trumpet-shaped blooms in late spring to early summer are a favorite of butterflies and hummingbirds. Average height is 3-4' tall and wide. Some varieties like Spilled Wine only grow 1-3' tall. Plant in full sun.

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Wisteria Vine
Wisteria Vine

Fast growing vine can reach 30'. Long pendulous racemes of blooms in mid to late spring. Provide a very sturdy support for this vine to climb on. Full sun.

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EVERGREEN

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Buxus Boxwood
Buxus Boxwood

Boxwood are evergreen shrubs with petite leaves that are relatively easy to care for and trim. Use for hedging or as individual specimen plantings. Several varieties are a rounded shrub form, but there are upright varieties such as Green Mountain. Plant in full sun to partial shade. Appreciates shade in the afternoons when the sun can be extremely hot. Plant in areas that are protected from strong winter winds. Keep soil evenly moist for best performance.

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Chamaecyparis False Cypress
Chamaecyparis False Cypress

False cypress has fan-like dense evergreen foliage. Some varieties are upright while others are globe-shaped. They are relatively slow growing, so they are easy to trim and maintain size for the landscape. Plant in full sun to partial shade. Yellow foliage varieties will have the best color when planted in full sun, otherwise the color may be light green in the shade.

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Erica Furzey Heath
Erica Furzey Heath

Winter heath - bushy shrub 1-2' tall and wide at maturity. Blooms heavily in late winter with tiny pink blooms. Full sun.

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Ilex Holly
Ilex Holly

Glossy, dark green evergreen leaves with spikes at the leaf tips. The female holly plants will produce clusters of red berries often used as Christmas decor. Grow in average to slightly acidic soil. Full sun to partial shade, with protection from hot afternoon sun and strong winter winds.

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Ilex Japanese Holly
Ilex Japanese Holly

Dwarf Pagoda holly is a slow growing evergreen with small leaves. 18" tall by 24" wide at maturity. Plant in full sun to partial shade.

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Juniper Blue Point
Juniper Blue Point

Blue-green evergreen foliage forms a nice pyramidal shape with little to no pruning. Will mature to a height of 12 feet, but can be trimmed to a shorter height. Makes an excellent hedge or windbreak. Plant in full sun.

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Picea Bird's Nest Spruce
Picea Bird's Nest Spruce

Evergreen shrub with a dense, rounded growth habit with a dip in the center of a flat top, giving it the common name of Bird's Nest Spruce. Slow growing shrub will reach a mature size of 3-4' tall and 6-8' wide. Plant in full sun to partial shade. Struggles in full shade, so avoid planting in very shady conditions. Prune in late winter to early spring to maintain a desired shape and size.

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Taxus Hicksii
Taxus Hicksii

Common needled evergreen shrub. Taxus Hicksii is an upright growing taxus, good for a columnar feature or tall privacy hedge. Prefers full sun to partial shade, but tolerates shady conditions. Mature size is 12-20' tall and 8-12' wide, but taxus is easily trimmed to maintain shorter sizes.

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Thuja Arborvitae Mr. Bowling Ball
Thuja Arborvitae Mr. Bowling Ball

Naturally rounded shrub with lacy, evergreen foliage. Reaches just 30-36" tall and wide at maturity. Minimal to no pruning necessary. Excellent for foundation plantings in the landscape. Plant in full sun and keep well watered in extreme heat and drought situations.

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Thuja Fire Chief
Thuja Fire Chief
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Thuja Tator Tot
Thuja Tator Tot

Neat, rounded shape with fan-like evergreen foliage. No pruning necessary as it only reaches 12-24 inches tall and wide. Enjoy the natural globe-shape year round. Plant in full sun to partial shade. Note, if planted in too much shade, the foliage grows loose and floppy.

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