Shrubs

  • BARBARRY - CABERNET BARBERRY
    Height 2'
    Spread 2-3'
    Zone 4
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Orange-scarlet
    An extremely dense, compact form of B. 'Crimson Pygmy' which requires essentially no pruning. Bright crimson new growth is followed by rich burgundy to purple foliage. Only propagated from cultured stock blocks to ensure a true strain. Drought tolerant once established.
    Berberis thunbergii atropurpurea 'Moretti Select'
    BARBERRY - CRIMSON PYGMY BARBERRY
    Height 2'
    Spread 2-3'
    Zone 4
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Orange scarlet
    Slow growing. Prefers well drained or sandy soil. Can survive in hot, dry locations and short periods of drought once established. Tolerates most soils but will not do well in wet or overly moist locations. Good for foundation plantings. Place in full sun for best color.
    (Berberis thunbergii)
    BARBERRY - GOLDEN CAROUSEL BARBERRY
    Height 4-5'
    Spread 3-4'
    Zone 4
    Shade-Sun Light Shade
    Fall Color Reds and oranges
    Golden yellow leaves on this upright grower take on a nice fall color. Does best when planted in areas of light shade where the leaves are protected from fading or burning in late summer.
    (Berberis 'Bailsel')
    BARBERRY - JADE CAROUSEL BARBERRY
    Height 3'
    Spread 3-5'
    Zone 4
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Scarlet Orange
    This green barberry is dense and compact. Small pink flowers followed by red berries that persist into winter.
    (Berberis thunbergii 'Bailgreen')
    BARBERRY - ROSE GLOW BARBERRY
    Height 3'
    Spread 2-3'
    Zone 4
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Red
    New shoots emerge as a rose pink mottled with bronzish to purple red splotches. Tiny yellow flowers are hidden among the foliage. Small bead-like berries of bright red hang well into winter. The berries are attractive to birds. Can take well to pruning and provide an attractive hedge. Plant in full sun for best color.
    (Berberis thunbergii)
    BURNING BUSH - GROVE DWARF BURNING BUSH
    Height 5-6'
    Spread 6-8'
    Zone 4
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Brilliant Red
    The wings are much more pronounced on this variety and is more mounded than upright. Tolerates heavy pruning and can be used as a hedge or screen or used as an accent. Will tolerate shade but will display better red fall color in full sun. Shade will produce less color impact. Not fussy to soil type.
    (Euonymus alatus 'Grove Compactus')
    CHOKEBERRY- AUTUMN MAGIC BLACK CHOKEBERRY
    Height 3-5'
    Spread 2-4'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun-Part Shade
    Fall Color Red and purple
    Fragrant white flowers in May followed by clusters of large edible dark purple-black berries which persist through the season. Dark glossy green leaves which will later provide a rich fall color. Does well in full sun to part shade and is tolerant of wet, swampy or dry soils, acid or slightly alkaline. Will be lankier in shade, but will still be a nice shrub. Berries are rather bitter, but will be more desirable for eating after several hard freezes. Little to no suckering. Attracts birds.
    (Aronia melanocarpa 'Autumn Magic')
    COTONEASTER - HEDGE COTONEASTER
    Height 8-10'
    Spread 4-5'
    Zone 2
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Red
    Good hedge plant. Lustrous summer leaves, with small pink flowers followed by small black fruit in late summer and autumn. Prefers moist well drained soil, but can tolerate dryness and alkaline soils.
    (Cotoneaster lucidus)
    DOGWOOD - ARCTIC FIRE DOGWOOD
    Height 3-4'
    Spread 3-4'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Insignificant
    A compact selection of the ever-popular 'baileyi' red stem dogwood. Dark red winter stems, a non-suckering habit and compact form make this a beautiful addition to any garden.
    Cornus stolonifera 'Farrow'
    DOGWOOD - FIREDANCE DOGWOOD
    Height 3-4'
    Spread 4-5'
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Red-purple
    Firedance is similar to 'Isanti' yet has a much more compact, uniform habit. Our trials also show that Firedance has less foliar problems than the species. White spring flowers are replaced with white berries attractive to birds. Red-purple fall color. Tolerant of wet conditions and suitable for rain gardens.
    Cornus sericea 'Bailadeline'
    DOGWOOD - ISANTI DOGWOOD
    Height 5-6'
    Spread 8-10'
    Zone 2
    Shade-Sun Full Sun-Part Shade
    Fall Color Red purple
    Slow dense growing shrub. Fine red-twigged branches. White flowers and white fruit. Pruning stems close to the ground every 2-3 yrs will help to produce brighter red branches and more pleasing shape. Prefers moist, organically rich soils but is tolerant of wide range of soils, including swampy or boggy sites. Grows in sun to part shade. Rapid growth
    (Cornus sericea ' Isanti')
    DOGWOOD - IVORY HALO DOGWOOD
    Height 5-6'
    Spread 5-6'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Insignificant
    Compact selection, with multi stemmed, variegated white and green foliage on a shrub. Same growing characteristics as other dogwoods. Small blue-white fruits are attractive to birds.
    (Cornus alba 'Bailhalo')
    DOGWOOD - RED OSIER DOGWOOD
    Height 8-10'
    Spread 8-10'
    Zone 2
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Red to purple
    Clusters of white flat-topped flowers are followed with berries that are pale with a touch of blue. Can grow in wet areas or even swampy areas. Can be pruned back in spring to rejuvenate or trim out one third of old branches to produce the new wood which becomes a brighter red. The bright red twigs provide great winter interest. Attracts birds.
    (Cornus sericea 'Cardinal')
    DOGWOOD - RED TWIGGED DOGWOOD
    Height 8-10'
    Spread 8-10'
    Zone 2
    Shade-Sun Part Shade-Sun
    Fall Color Red-purple
    An excellent red stem dogwood that provides beautiful color in winter. Porcelain-blue fruits. Shade tolerant. Very adaptable.
    Cornus baileyi
    FORSYTHIA - NORTHERN GOLD FORSYTHIA
    Height 6-8'
    Spread 5-7'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Insignificant
    Outstanding flower color in spring with bud hardiness that will produce blooms right to the tip of branches. Very rapid growth and will have a wild and wiry look the first 3 years. Renewal pruning by cutting all branches close to the ground will create a more compact form and bloom. Pruning may also be done by removing one-third to one-fourth of the older branches right down to the ground. Both types of pruning should only be done after spring bloom. Notable for growing in poor soils. Developed in Canada. Full sun.
    (Forsythia 'Northern Gold')
    HONEYSUCKLE - COOL SPLASH DWARF BUSH HONEYSUCKLE
    Height 30-54"
    Spread 30-54"
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Insignificant
    Cool Splash is the first variegated diervilla and its bright white stands out dramatically even in shady borders. The cool foliage stays bright and clean right up until the first frost. Bunches of yellow blossoms adorn the plant in June and July. Easy-to-grow in a variety of soils, Cool Splash is a densely branched shrub that forms underground suckers, developing colonies over time. Use in woodland settings or mass plantings for a spectacular effect.
    Diervilla sessilifolia 'LPDC Podaras'
    HONEYSUCKLE - DWARF BUSH HONEYSUCKLE
    Height 4'
    Spread 3-4'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Red
    Glossy foliage is generally free from disease and insect problems. Small yellow flowers appear in early summer to late summer. Prefers moist and well drained soil. May be pruned in early spring to conform shape, or futher for rejuvenation.
    (Diervilla lonicera)
    HYDRANGEA - ANNABELLE HYDRANGEA
    Height 4-5'
    Spread 3-5'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Part Shade-Full Sun
    Fall Color Insignificant
    White flowers appear in huge symmetrical rounded heads which typically grow 8-12" across. Flowers may be small the first year but once established will provide larger blooms. Rapid grower. Blooms mid-summer. Pruning shrub back to approximately 9" in spring can produce more compact form and more blooms. Harsh winters may cause plant to die back to the ground, but new wood will produce a new season of bloom. Prefers shade to part shade. Can tolerate full sun if grown with constant moisture. Intolerant of drought. Rarely if never fed by Japanese beetles.
    (Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle')
    HYDRANGEA - BOUNTY SMOOTH HYDRANGEA
    Height 5'
    Spread 5'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun to Part Shade
    Fall Color Yellow
    Hydrangea 'Bounty' has white, mostly sterile flowers that are smaller than 'Annabelle'. Flower heads are displayed on strong, sturdy stems and are less likely to flop after rain. Dark green foliage contrasts well with the white blooms. Reliably blooms on the new growth of the season.
    Hydrangea arborescens 'Bounty'
    HYDRANGEA - COMPACT PEE GEE HYDRANGEA
    Height 6'
    Spread 6-7'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun-Part Shade
    Fall Color Insignificant
    Blooms in July and August. Very showy, large, conical double white flowers that change to pink-bronze towards autumn. A more compact form of the Pee Gee hydrangea. Prefers full to partial sun. Rarely to never fed by Japanese beetles.
    (Hydrangea paniculata 'Compact')
    HYDRANGEA - ENDLESS SUMMER HYDRANGEA
    Height 3-5'
    Spread 3-5'
    Zone 4
    Shade-Sun Full Sun-Part Shade
    Fall Color Bronze
    Flowers will grow up to 8" in diameter. Blooms will be blue in acidic soil and pink in alkaline. May even display a range of color in between. Blooms on new wood or old wood. Plant in an area with morning sun and afternoon shade. Needs moist, organic and well drained soil. Provide mulch to keep the soil moist and cool. Shield from drying winds.
    (Hydrangea macrophylla 'Bailmer')
    HYDRANGEA - ENDLESS SUMMER TWIST-N-SHOUT BIGLEAF HYDRANGEA
    Height 3-5'
    Spread 3-4'
    Zone 4
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Burgandy Red
    Like all plants in the Endless Summer Collection, Twist-n-Shout produces abundant blooms on both old and new wood all summer long. Lacy, deep-pink centers are surrounded by gorgeous blossoms of pink or periwinkle blue, depending on soil type. Sturdy red stems and glossy deep green leaves turn red-burgundy in fall to offer year-round interest in the garden. Easy to care for and hardy to zone 4, Twist-n-Shout is an elegant stand-alone specimen, dramatic in combination with other plants, and compact enough for containers.
    Hydrangea macrophylla 'PIIHM-I'
    HYDRANGEA - INCREDIBALL HYDRANGEA
    Height 4-5'
    Spread 4-5'
    Zone 4
    Shade-Sun Full Sun to Part Shade
    Fall Color Yellow
    A superb improvement, with giant blooms that have roughly 4 times as many flowers as 'Annabelle'. The show begins in midsummer with huge round blooms clustered atop sturdy branches that are surrounded by medium green oval leaves. Cut back in spring to promote flowering on summer wood. Fantastic as a specimen shrub or in a border.
    Hydrangea arborescens 'Abetwo'
    HYDRANGEA - LITTLE LAMB HYDRANGEA
    Height 4-6'
    Spread 5'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Insignificant
    'Little Lamb' differs from other paniculata hydrangeas because of its more compact form and the tiny, delicate nature of the blooms. The minute florets are tightly packed into small but full panicles. Prefers moist, well-drained soil in sun or part shade. May be pruned in winter or early spring as it flowers on new wood. Hybridized by Jelena DeBelder of Belgium. Rarely to never fed on by Japanese beetles.
    Hydrangea paniculata 'Little Lamb'
    HYDRANGEA - PINK DIAMOND HYDRANGEA
    Height 6-8'
    Spread 6-8'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Insignificant
    Incredibly large (12" x 8") inflorescences of 'Pink Diamond' open in late summer a cream color, and then, gradually starting at the base of the panicle, turn a rich shade of pink. The flower panicles are held upright and are composed of both sterile and fertile flowers. Selected from a seedling of 'Unique', this beautiful introduction from DeBelders of Belgium tolerates pruning well and is at its best in full sun. Rarely to never fed on by Japanese beetles.
    Hydrangea paniculata 'Pink Diamond'
    HYDRANGEA - PINKY WINKY HYDRANGEA
    Height 6-8'
    Spread 6-8'
    Zone 4
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Insignificant
    Fourteen inch blooms that appear much fuller than its parent plant - Pink Diamond". Upright red stems are also much stronger to support blooms. Blooms regardless of climate, soil, ph or pruning.
    (Hydrangea paniculata 'DVPinky)
    HYDRANGEA - QUICK FIRE HYDRANGEA
    Height 6-8'
    Spread 6-8'
    Zone 4
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Insignificant
    Quick to bloom, a month earlier than other varieties. Will flower in late May or early June depending on your location. The flowers begin to turn deep pink before 'Pink Diamond' even begins to show flowers. A terrific way to extend the hydrangea season. Rarely to never fed on by Japanese beetles.
    Hydrangea paniculata 'Bulk'
    LILAC - BEAUTY OF MOSCOW LILAC
    Height 10-12'
    Spread 8'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Insignificant
    This beautiful lilac produces abundant panicles of double, delicate pale pink flowers on a vigorous, upright plant. It is stunning in bloom. Rarely to never fed on by Japanese beetles.
    Syringa vulgaris 'Krasavitsa Moskvy'
    LILAC - COMMON PURPLE LILAC
    Height 12-15'
    Spread 8-12'
    Zone 2
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Blue green
    Old fashioned lilac for a perfect informal hedge, or windbreaks. Extremely fragrant and blooms in May. Shallow dense root systems. Not demanding of soil type, but does not tolerate poorly drained soil. Spreads quickly by suckers. Rarely to if ever fed by Japanese beetles. Pruning can be done after the bloom period to control size and encourage more blooms for the next spring season.
    (Syringa vulgaris)
    LILAC - DONALD WYMAN LILAC
    Height 8-10'
    Spread 4-10'
    Zone 2
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Insignifacnt
    Panicles of purple buds opening to single, red-purple flowers. Blooms early to mid-June on large pyramidal spikes. Blooms two weeks later than common lilac. Excellent specimen or hedge plant. Considered the best of the Preston hybrids.
    Syringa x prestoniae 'Donald Wyman'
    LILAC - DWARF KOREAN LILAC
    Height 4-5'
    Spread 5-7'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Dark green
    Red-purple buds that open to fragrant single pale lilac blooms. Blooms heavily even at a young age. Very adaptable to all soil conditions. Needs at least 6 hours of sun for best performance. All lilacs can be pruned back 1/3 after blooming to produce more blooms for the following year. Cutting back more could reduce significant blooms, and could delay blooms for up to 4 years.
    (Syringa meyeri 'Palibin')
    LILAC - MISS CANADA LILAC
    Height 6-9'
    Spread 5-8'
    Zone 2
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Insignificant
    The brightest pink of all late flowering lilacs. Non-suckering. Has profuse blooms in mid June that are a stunning pink-red. Foliage is larger than others in this group. Powerful oriental fragrance. Performs best in full sun
    (Syringa 'Miss Canada')
    LILAC - MISS KIM LILAC
    Height 6-7'
    Spread 5-6'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Burgundy-red
    Pastel purple buds open to single fragrant pale lilac flowers and bloom when other lilacs have finished. It has leaves larger than other meyeri and microphyllla varieties and has a nice mounding shape good for landscape use. Resistant to powdery mildew.
    (Syringa patula 'Miss Kim')
    LILAC - MOUNT BAKER LILAC
    Height 10-12'
    Spread 10-12'
    Zone 2
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Insignificant
    Profuse bloomer. Good for background use. Developed from Canada. Single fragrant white blooms
    (Syringa x hyacinthiflora 'Mount Baker')
    LILAC - POCAHONTAS LILAC
    Height 10-12'
    Spread 10-12
    Zone 2
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Insignificant
    Deep maroon purple buds open to single deep violet fragrant flowers. A profuse bloomer. Extremely vigourous, hardy, and an upright plant.
    (Syringa x hyacinthiflora 'Pocahontas')
    LILAC - PRESIDENT GREVY LILAC
    Height 10-12'
    Spread 8'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Insignificant
    This vigorous, upright grower produces large panicles of starry, double lilac-blue florets. Rarely to never fed on by Japanese beetles.
    Syringa vulgaris 'President Grevy'
    LILAC - SENSATION LILAC
    Height 8-10'
    Spread 8-12'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Blue green
    Mutation of Hugo de Vries with single purple Florets with distinctive white border. Blooms when more established or appx 4'tall. Blooms in May. Grow in moist well drained soil, or add coarse sand or peat moss to soil. Mulch the first year. Rarely to never fed on by Janpanese beetles.
    (Syringa vulgaris 'Sensation')
    LILAC - TINKERBELLE LILAC
    Height 5-6'
    Spread 4-5'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Insignificant
    Developed by Neal Holland, of Sheyenne Gardens, ND. Incredible and delicate wine-red buds that open to pink. Blooms same time as the Dwarf Korean Lilac. Spicy fragrance. Plant 3' apart to make a hedge. For more abundant bloom, remove about 1/3 of the older branches each year down to the ground, after flowering.
    (Syringa 'Bailbelle')
    MAPLE - AMUR MAPLE
    Height 15-20'
    Spread 20-25'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun-Part Shade
    Fall Color Orange to scarlet
    Small fragrant yellow-white flowers on a graceful spreading form that are displayed in spring. Reddish two-winged samara seeds will hang on well into autumn or winter. Tolerant of infertile soils dry sites, and partial shade. Intolerant of pooly drained soils. Subject to chlorosis in heavy alkaline soils. It's brilliant fall color is dependent on soil conditions. Rapid growth rate and somewhat tolerant of heavy pruning.
    (Acer ginnala)
    MAPLE - BAILEY COMPACT AMUR MAPLE
    Height 7-9'
    Spread 7-8'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Orange to scarlet
    This Bailey Nurseries introduction is a finer branched, more compact form of Amur maple with fragrant flowers and terrific fall color. It is great as a specimen, screen or hedge plant.
    Acer ginnala 'Bailey Compact'
    MAPLE - EMERALD ELF MAPLE
    Height 5-6'
    Spread 5-6'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun-Part Shade
    Fall Color Scarlet to purple
    Compact and dense growth. Creamy white flowers bloom in late spring followed by one inch red-tinged samaras that ripen in summer to early fall. Great for foundation planting. Slow growing. fragrant flowers. Drought tolerant. Does well in alkaline to slighty acidic soil. Sun or part shade.
    (Acer ginnala 'Emerald Elf')
    MOCKORANGE - MINNESOTA SNOWFLAKE MOCHORANGE
    Height 6-8'
    Spread 5-6'
    Zone 4
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Insignificant
    Extremely fragrant 2" double white blooms with an orange citrus scent that blooms in early summer. Vase shaped, but with pruning can cause the plant to fill out and become more dense. Quite tolerant of all soils. and requires minimal care for best form. Disease resistant foliage. Great choice for along a walkway, patio or driveway that will provide fragrance and beauty.
    (Philadelphus 'Miniature Snowflake')
    NINEBARK - CENTER GLOW NINEBARK
    Height 8-10'
    Spread 8-10'
    Zone 2
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Insignificant
    Vase shaped and much like Diabolo except the red color is brighter and new foliage emerges a glowing yellow green. Blooms in spring with creamy white flowers. Older thicker stems display attractive peeling bark in winter. Plant in full sun for best color. Water regulary the first year to get it established. Can be kept pruned to maintain desired height after bloom or cut close to the ground in early spring to rejuvenate. Moderate to rapid growth. Needs well drained soil. No serious disease or pest problems.
    (Physocarpus opulifolius)
    NINEBARK - DIABOLO NINEBARK
    Height 8-10'
    Spread 8-10'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Insignificant
    Red-purple foliage on long arching canes, and can be controlled by cutting back to the ground each spring. Blooms in spring with pinkish-white flowers that will later produce small fruit. Purple foliage tends to green up in hot summer climates as summer progresses. Grows quickly and does well in a wide range of soils including dry or sandy soil once established. Plant in full sun for best foliage color. When used as a hedge space 2' apart.
    (Physocarpus opulifolius 'Monlo')
    NINEBARK - LITTLE DEVIL NINEBARK
    Height 3-4'
    Spread 3-4'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Insignificant
    This "cute little devil" will add deep burgundy foliage color to your garden in a compact, easy to grow and maintain shrub. An exciting improvement to ninebark selections, Little Devil is great for every garden but especially useful for smaller urban gardens or where low maintenance is desired, as it needs little to no pruning and is free from pest and disease issues. The dark foliage is beautifully offset by button-like white-pink flowers in June. This cute little devil is a trouble-free addition to any home or commercial landscape.
    Physocarpus opulifolius 'Donna May'
    NINEBARK - NUGGET NINEBARK
    Height 6'
    Spread 5'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun-Part Shade
    Fall Color Yellow
    Fine textured foliage emerges a deep golden yellow with a hint of bronze that matures to lime-green. It makes a dense compact shrub. White flowers are borne in clusters along stem and produce dark brown seed capsules which provide winter interest. Will grow in full to partial sun and prefers moist well drained soil. Drought tolerant once established. Attracts birds and butterflies.
    (Physocarpus opulifolius 'Nugget')
    NINEBARK - SUMMER WINE NINEBARK
    Height 5-6'
    Spread 5-6'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Purple to red
    Improved variety of ninebark with compact branching and fine deeply-cut dark crimson red leaves. Requires little pruning to keep in shape. Never leggy or out of control. Pinkish-white flowers in mid summer.
    (Physocarpus opoulifolius 'Seward')
    POTENTILLA - DAKOTA SUNSPOT POTENTILLA
    Height 2.5-3'
    Spread 3-4'
    Zone 2
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Green
    An excellent introduction from North Dakota State University. Compact variety with deep golden, 1" flowers produced profusely all season.
    Potentilla fruticosa 'Fargo'
    POTENTILLA - GOLDFINGER POTENTILLA
    Height 3'
    Spread 3-4'
    Zone 2
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Dark Green
    Blooms all summer with 1.5" flowers with little preference to soils or water conditions. Considered good choice for Xeriscaping needing very little water to survive and thrive, after being properly established. Can be rejuvenated and cut down low to the ground in early spring before new foliage emerges.
    (Potentilla fruticosa)
    POTENTILLA - MCKAYS WHITE POTENTILLA
    Height 2-2.5'
    Spread 2-3'
    Zone 2
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Soft Green
    A nice alternative to Abbotswood variety. Dark green foliage stays clean all summer. Withstands heat stress, after being established.
    (Potentilla fruticosa 'McKays White')
    POTENTILLA - PINK BEAUTY POTENTILLA
    Height 2'
    Spread 2'
    Zone 2
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Bright Green
    Color will fade in warm summer nights. Rapid growth. Hard prune in the spring to within inches of the ground to help plant look at its best, or remove some of the older stems. Developed in Canada.
    (Potentilla fruticosa 'Pink Beauty)
    RHODODENDRON - LEMON LIGHTS RHODODENDRON
    Height 4-5'
    Spread 3-4'
    Zone 4
    Shade-Sun Shade-Part Shade
    Fall Color Maroon
    Lemon fragrant bi-color blooms in June through July. Great powdery mildew resistance. Quite striking for shade to part shade locations. Needs acidic soil.
    (Rhodendron 'Lemon Lights')
    RHODODENDRON - P.J.M MAUVE RHODODENDRON
    Height 4-5'
    Spread 3-5'
    Zone 4
    Shade-Sun Shade-Part Shade
    Fall Color Rich Mahogany
    One of the hardiest of all rhododendrons and puts on a spectacular show. Glossy foliage all season long. Shade to part shade. Needs moist acid soil for best performance.
    (Rhododendron 'P.J.M.')
    RHODODENDRON - ROSY LIGHTS RHODODENDRON
    Height 4-5'
    Spread 5-6'
    Zone 4
    Shade-Sun Shade-Part Shade
    Fall Color Insignificant
    Fragrant flowers in late May or early June. Winter hardy to 45 below zero. Shade to part shade. Needs acidic soil.
    (Rhodendron ' Rosy Lights)
    SERVICEBERRY - REGENT SASKATOON
    Zone 2
    Fall Color Yellow to Red
    Large white flower followed by dark purple to black sweet fruits. Prefers acid, moist well drained soil, but tolerates, harsh, dry or alkaline sites. Good for jams jellies or pies. Will provide more production in full sun. Root suckers are common and if not removed will cause a more shrubby growth habit for the plant. Best in shrub borders, or naturalized areas. Also effective along stream banks or ponds. Tough enough to survive in containers.
    (Amelanchier alnifolia 'Regent')
    SNOWBERRY - RED SNOWBERRY
    Height 3-5'
    Spread 4-8'
    Zone 4
    Shade-Sun Part Sun
    Fall Color Crimson
    Purple-red berries persist through winter. Good in shade or sun and on bank plantings. A spreading shrub with slender arching branches. Flowers are yellow-white, flushed rose in June or July. Tolerant of most soils. Prune in early spring so current season's growth can produce flowers and fruit.
    Symphoricarpos orbiculatus
    SNOWBERRY - WHITE SNOWBERRY
    Height 5-6'
    Spread 3-6'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Part Sun
    Fall Color Insignificant
    Conspicuous large, white berries in autumn. Good in half shade and moist locations. Dainty, pink flowers in July. Excellent for holding soil on steep banks. Good wildlife habitat.
    Symphoricarpos albus
    SPIREA - ANTHONY WATERER SPIREA
    Height 2-3'
    Spread 4-5'
    Zone 4
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Red-purple
    Rose pink flowers in June and July and again later if pruned back. Can be used as a good flowering hedge as they take really well to pruning. Noted for long bloom in cool climates. Teams well with Rose Glow Barberry.
    (Spirea x bumalda 'Anthony Waterer)
    SPIREA - DAKOTA GOLDCHARM SPIREA
    Height 15-18"
    Spread 2-3'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun-Part Shade
    Fall Color Red tinged
    Extremely dwarf variety with bright pink flowers in early summer. Foliage emerges as deep red then fades into a yellowish green later in the growing season. Because of it's small size can be planted in front of a planting bed or even used as a ground cover. Prefers moist loamy soil, but will survive and thrive in less than ideal situations, once established. A North Dakota State University introduction.
    (Spirea japonica 'Mertyann')
    SPIREA - GOLDFLAME SPIREA
    Height 3'
    Spread 4'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun-Part Shade
    Fall Color Red bronze
    Dense upright mounding shape of ever changing colors that begin with brilliant new red growth changing to golden yellow then a soft bronze green. Fall brings on a copper orange color. Beautiful crimson flowers in midsummer. Plant in full sun for best color. Will tolerate light shade. and a wide variety of soils. Can tolerate heat.
    (Spirea x bumalda 'Goldflame')
    SPIREA - GOLDMOUND SPIREA
    Height 18-24"
    Spread 2-3'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun-Part Shade
    Fall Color Red tinged
    Gold foliage emerges in early spring then eventually turns gold green. Clusters of small pink flowers appear appear in June-July. Faded blooms can be lightly sheared to produce a second bloom and provide a more compact and formal look. Full sun will maintain a golden color and more chartreuse in shadier locations. Tolerates heat and drought once established and grows in a variety of soils. Teams up well with barberries for a great contrast.
    (Spirea 'Goldmound')
    SPIREA - JAPANESE WHITE SPIREA
    Height 2'
    Spread 2'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Insignificant
    A fine July-August blooming, low, white spirea with flowers in rounded or flat clusters. Foundation or border planting. Sun or light shade. Blooms on new wood, prune back in spring
    Spiraea albiflora
    SPIREA - LITTLE PRINCESS SPIREA
    Height 2-2.5'
    Spread 3'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Dark red
    Small leaves on short wiry stems with light pink flowers produced all summer long. Removing faded flowers will help encourage more continuous bloom. Excellent ground cover or dwarf specimen shrub. Tolerates a wide range of soils. Sun or light shade.
    (Spirea japonica 'Little Princess)
    SPIREA - MAGIC CARPET SPIREA
    Height 18"
    Spread 2'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun-Part Shade
    Fall Color Deep russet red
    Vibrant red shoots emerge in spring and then mature into lime green, with new future growth showing a hint of rose pink. Pink blooms soon follow with foliage finally turning chartreuse. Yearly pruning keeps it in top form. Fall color remains well into November and makes a great companion plant with purple asters. Looks great in front of a border or in front of low creeping perennials.
    (Spirea japonica 'Magic Carpet')
    SPIREA - NEON FLASH SPIREA
    Height 3'
    Spread 3'
    Zone 4
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Dark burgundy
    Foliage emerges with a tinge of purple turning dark green. Produces abundant attractive almost neon pink flowers in mid to late spring and early summer. Creates a real standout when used as a grouping in a flower bed. Pruning spent flowers will encourage more flowering. Has a dense habit and a high tolerance for snow damage. Can be sheared or pruned to desired size. As with all spireas attractive to butterflies. For best performance and color plant in full sun but will tolerate partial shade.
    (Spirea japonica 'Neon Flash')
    SPIREA - RENNAISSANCE SPIREA
    Height 5-7'
    Spread 6-8'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Orange red
    Dark blue-green foliage on graceful arching branches. A heavy display of white blooms appear from mid to late spring. Disease resistant. Tolerates a wide range of soils and is very cold hardy. Pruning can be done after blooms have faded to create and maintain shape and encourage a heavy spring bloom.
    (Spirea x vanhouttei 'Renaissance)
    SPIREA - SUPERSTAR SPIREA
    Height 2-3'
    Spread 3-4'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Bronze
    This superstar is a branch sport of 'Froebelii', with a smaller more compact form. Foliage is deep green, showing off the stunning, scarlet red new growth to its best advantage. Pink blossoms grace the plant all summer long. The three-season appeal continues with an excellent bronze fall color.
    Spiraea x bumalda 'Denistar'
    SPIREA - TOR BIRCHLEAF SPIREA
    Height 2-3'
    Spread 2-3'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Red-purple
    Dark gray-green, birch-like leaves. Dazzling purple buds open to tiny white flowers that cover the plant in late spring. Removal of blooms will provide additional bloom. Compact in growth and good for providing a low hedge along paths, walkways or for use in a rock garden.
    (Spirea betulifolia 'Tor')
    SUMAC - CUTLEAF SMOOTH SUMAC
    Height 8'
    Spread 6-8'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun-Part Shade
    Fall Color Bright red, orange, purple
    Green fruit turns scarlet in fall. Does well in poor soil. Known to reproduce by root suckers making it great for hillsides, and slopes. Rapid growth. Attracts birds. Can tolerate shade.
    (Rhus glabra 'Laciniata')
    SUMAC - GRO LOW FRAGRANT SUMAC
    Height 2.5'
    Spread 6-8'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Scarlet to orange
    Excellent for mass beds and bank control, this low growing sumac has fragrant small yellow flowers in spring followed by velvety red fruit. The fall foliage is spectacular. Best when planted in full sun, plants should be cut back for best bud break. Please note that this variety is graded by the width of the plant not the height.
    Rhus aromatica 'Gro-Low'
    SUMAC - TIGER EYES CUTLEAF STAGHORN SUMAC
    Height 6'
    Spread 6'
    Zone 4
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Yellow, orange, scarlet
    Chartreuse green to yellow leaves contrasting with rosy pink stems. It offers restrained growth compared to the cutleaf which grows considerably larger. Relatively slow to non-invasive growth and habit. Might be a good substitute for Japanese Maple. Slow to break bud in the spring and to also get established. Good for sunny hot locations in the garden. 2007 Gold Medal Plant Award Winner.
    (Rhus typhina 'Baitiger')
    SUMMERSWEET - RUBY SPICE SUMMERSWEET
    Height 3-6'
    Spread 3-4'
    Zone 4
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Yellow
    A cultivar selected for vastly improved bright pink flowers that do not fade to white. Blooms in midsummer and has nice yellow fall color. Clethra is shade tolerant but will also withstand full sun. A sport of 'Pink Spire'.
    Clethra alnifolia 'Ruby Spice'
    VIBURNUM - BAILEY COMPACT AMERICAN CRANBERRYBUSH
    Height 5-6'
    Spread 5-6'
    Zone 2
    Shade-Sun Full Sun-Part Shade
    Fall Color Deep red
    Has beautiful tipped young foliage with slight red tinge. It produces some white flowers and red fruits with age. It requires full sun to part shade, although fall color may be reduced in shade. Prefers moist soil, well drained soil, but will tolerate a range of conditions. Makes a handsome screen or hedge or accent.
    (Viburnum trilobum 'Bailey Compact')
    VIBURNUM - BLUE MUFFIN VIBURNUM
    Height 5-7'
    Spread 4-6'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Yellow
    White blooms in spring cover the plant followed by clusters of rich blue berries in summer. Full sun is needed to produce more blooms and fruit. Adaptable to a wide range of conditions from shade to full sun and can grow in a variety of soil types. As with most Viburnums, it is a fast grower. Blooms on old wood, so do not prune until after it has finished blooming. Fruiting is enhanced when multiple plants are planted nearby, or with a cross pollinator. It is a member of the Arrowhead family. Fruit is not edible, but attracts birds.
    (Viburnum dentatum 'Christom')
    VIBURNUM - COMMON SNOWBALL VIBURNUM
    Height 10-12'
    Spread 10-12'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Insignificant
    Large double white flowers bloom profusely in April-May. Grows best in full sun to part shade. Birds are very fond of the berries that can hang on well into winter.
    (Viburnum opulus 'Roseum')
    VIBURNUM - DWARF EUROPEAN CRANBERRYBUSH VIBURNUM
    Height 2-3'
    Spread 2-4'
    Zone 4
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Insignificant
    Extremely dense, low mounded form that needs no trimming. Can be used as a foundation plant or a low hedge. Does well in sun orlight shade. Grows easily in average, medium, well drained soils, but poorly drained soils can be fatal. Non-flowering and non fruiting cultivar.
    (Viburnum opulus 'Nanum')
    VIBURNUM - MOHICAN VIBURNUM
    Height 6'
    Spread 6-8'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Purple-bronze
    Creamy flat topped blooms cover the plant in late April or early May. Produces orange red berries in early July lasting a month before turning black in fall. Slow growing. Makes a nice hedge. Has better drought tolerance than other viburnums. Prune immediately after pruning as flower buds form during the summer for the following year. Grows in a variety of soils.
    (Viburnum lantana 'Mohican')
    VIBURNUM - REDWING VIBURNUM
    Height 8-10'
    Spread 6-8'
    Zone 2
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Bright red
    Nice new spring foliage is tinted a nice red color. Lacecap type white flowers appear in mid to late May, followed by ornamental clusters of persistent bright red fruit that birds will devour. Fruit holds on from fall through early winter. Stunning red fall color.
    (Virburnum trilobum 'J.N.Select')
    VIBURNUM - WENTWORTH AMERICAN CRANBERRYBUSH
    Height 10-12'
    Spread 10-12'
    Zone 2
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Red
    A heavy fruiting form of Viburnum trilobum with large red fruit. The fruit is excellent tasting and is good for making preserves. Has the other characteristics of V. trilobum.
    Viburnum trilobum 'Wentworth'
    WEIGELA - CARNAVAL WEIGELA
    Height 4-5'
    Spread 3-5'
    Zone 4
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Insignificant
    An excellent new weigela from France, with showy blossoms of pink, white and red. Carnaval is a tetraploid and you will see this in the thick, substantive blossoms. A long bloomer and a great addition to the shrub border.
    Weigela florida 'Courtalor'
    WEIGELA - MINUET WEIGELA
    Height 24-30"
    Spread 2-3'
    Zone 4
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Insignificant
    Developed in Canada. Slightly fragrant floriferous ruby red tubular-shaped blooms in spring, with lilac-purple edges and yellow throat. Sparse or scattered blooms may occur again in mid to late summer. Hardier than other dwarf cultivars. Green with purple tint foliage. Prefers full sun to part shade. This plant is considered mostly allergy-free and causes little to no allergy problems for most people. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Plant will tolerate some drought, once established, but prefers moist well drained sandy or clay soil. Prune to shape immediately after bloom to maintain shape if needed.
    (Weigela florida 'Minuet')
    WEIGELA - MY MONET WEIGELA
    Height 12-18"
    Spread 12-15"
    Zone 4
    Shade-Sun Part Shade
    Fall Color Insignifacant
    This little masterpiece has a compact habit and colorful foliage, not to mention purplush-pink blossoms, and is very versatile. Attractive in drifts along annual or perennial borders. May also be used as an accent in a decorative container. Adsds all-season color to any garden situation.
    Weigela florida 'Verwig'
    WEIGELA - POLKA WEIGELA
    Height 3-4'
    Spread 4-5'
    Zone 4
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Insignificant
    Blooms prolific on graceful, long arching limbs with clear pink tubular flowers and a yellow inner throat. Reblooms throughout summer. Prune after flowering to create a more formal look. Thick dark green leaves. An allergy free plant. Developed in Canada and is part of the dance series. Many think that this is the best of the pink weigelas.
    (Weigela florida 'Polka')
    WEIGELA - RED PRINCE WEIGELA
    Height 5-6'
    Spread 5-6'
    Zone 4
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Insignificant
    Beautiful red trumpet shaped blooms open in late spring that attract hummingbirds like a magnet. The red flowers hold late into the season. Tendency for a second bloom in late summer if spring was sparse. Pruning can be done right after bloom. It grows well in full sun to partial sun and in any well drained soil. Foliage is deep, purple tinted green and forms a compact mound. Snow cover or protection from winter winds will provide less damage to branch tips.
    (Weigela florida 'Red Prince')
    WEIGELA - TANGO WEIGELA
    Height 2-2.5'
    Spread 2.5-3'
    Zone 4
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Insignificant
    Developed in Canada and has standout purple foliage with beautiful red blooms and a yellow throat. Plant in full sun for best performance.
    (Weigela florida 'Tango')
    WILLOW - FLAME WILLOW
    Height 20'
    Spread 15-20'
    Zone 3
    Shade-Sun Full Sun
    Fall Color Golden Yellow
    'Flame' willow is an interesting plant for its dense branching habit, winter bark color of orange to red, and unusual curling of the branch tips. Excellent as a tall windbreak shrub or background plant, the foliage hangs on long after the leaves of other plants have fallen.
    Salix 'Flame'