Shrubs

ALPINE CURRANT

ALPINE CURRANT

(Ribes alpinum)

Height 3-5'
Spread 5-6'
Zone 2
Fall Color Green
Dense glossy leafed shrub. Good for hedges in open or shady areas. Small yellow flowers followed by small decorative fruit favored by birds. Highly resistant to summer blight. Sun or shade.

BARBERRY - GOLDEN CAROUSEL

BARBERRY - GOLDEN CAROUSEL

(Berberis 'Bailsel')

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.

BARBERRY - CRIMSON PYGMY

BARBERRY - CRIMSON PYGMY

(Berberis thunbergii)

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.

BARBERRY - JADE CAROUSEL

BARBERRY - JADE CAROUSEL

(Berberis thunbergii 'Bailgreen')

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.

BARBERRY - ROSE GLOW

BARBERRY - ROSE GLOW

(Berberis thunbergii)

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.

BURNING BUSH - GROVE DWARF

BURNING BUSH - GROVE DWARF

(Euonymus alatus 'Grove Compactus')

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.

CHOKEBERRY- AUTUMN MAGIC BLACK

CHOKEBERRY- AUTUMN MAGIC BLACK

(Aronia melanocarpa 'Autumn Magic')

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.

COTONEASTER - HEDGE

COTONEASTER - HEDGE

(Cotoneaster lucidus)

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.

DAPNHE - CAROL MACKIE

DAPNHE - CAROL MACKIE

(Daphne x burkwoodii 'Carol Mackie')

Height 2-3'
Spread 3-4'
Zone 4/5
Fall Color Insignificant
A prolific bloomer covered with loads of fragrant pink flowers in May later producing small red berries. Foliage forms a dense mounded shape. Requires a cool, dry well drained site and alkaline soil. Slow growing and resents being re-transplanted. Avoid excess moisture and do not over water. Will do well on a sloped area. Will take appx. 3 years for showy display. Very fragrant. Sun or shade

DOGWOOD - ISANTI

DOGWOOD - ISANTI

(Cornus sericea ' Isanti')

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

DOGWOOD - IVORY HALO

DOGWOOD - IVORY HALO

(Cornus alba 'Bailhalo')

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.

DOGWOOD - RED OSIER

DOGWOOD - RED OSIER

(Cornus sericea 'Cardinal')

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.

FORSYTHIA - NORTHERN GOLD

FORSYTHIA - NORTHERN GOLD

(Forsythia 'Northern Gold')

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.

HONEYSUCKLE - DWARF BUSH

HONEYSUCKLE - DWARF BUSH

(Diervilla lonicera)

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.

HYDRANGEA - ANNABELLE

HYDRANGEA - ANNABELLE

(Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle')

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 - ENDLESS SUMMER

HYDRANGEA - ENDLESS SUMMER

(Hydrangea macrophylla 'Bailmer')

Height 3-5'
Spread 3-5'
Zone 4
Fall Color Bronze
Flowers will grow up to 8" in diameter. Blooms will be blue in acidic soil and blue 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 - COMPACT PEE GEE

HYDRANGEA - COMPACT PEE GEE

(Hydrangea paniculata 'Compact')

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 - PINKY WINKY

HYDRANGEA - PINKY WINKY

(Hydrangea paniculata 'DVPinky)

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.

LILAC - COMMON PURPLE

LILAC - COMMON PURPLE

(Syringa vulgaris)

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.

LILAC - DWARF KOREAN

LILAC - DWARF KOREAN

(Syringa meyeri 'Palibin')

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.

LILAC - MISS CANADA

LILAC - MISS CANADA

(Syringa 'Miss Canada')

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

LILAC - MISS KIM

LILAC - MISS KIM

(Syringa patula 'Miss Kim')

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.

LILAC - MOUNT BAKER

LILAC - MOUNT BAKER

(Syringa x hyacinthiflora 'Mount Baker')

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

LILAC - SENSATION

LILAC - SENSATION

(Syringa vulgaris 'Sensation')

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.

LILAC - TINKERBELLE

LILAC - TINKERBELLE

(Syringa 'Bailbelle')

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.

LILAC - POCAHONTAS

LILAC - POCAHONTAS

(Syringa x hyacinthiflora 'Pocahontas')

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.

MAPLE - AMUR MAPLE

MAPLE - AMUR MAPLE

(Acer ginnala)

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.

MAPLE - EMERALD ELF MAPLE

MAPLE - EMERALD ELF MAPLE

(Acer ginnala 'Emerald Elf')

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.

MOCKORANGE - MINNESOTA SNOWFLAKE

MOCKORANGE - MINNESOTA SNOWFLAKE

(Philadelphus 'Miniature Snowflake')

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.

NINEBARK - CENTER GLOW

NINEBARK - CENTER GLOW

(Physocarpus opulifolius)

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.

NINEBARK - DIABOLO

NINEBARK - DIABOLO

(Physocarpus opulifolius 'Monlo')

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.

NINEBARK - NUGGET

NINEBARK - NUGGET

(Physocarpus opulifolius 'Nugget')

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.

NINEBARK - SUMMER WINE

NINEBARK - SUMMER WINE

(Physocarpus opoulifolius 'Seward')

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.

POTENTILLA - GOLDFINGER

POTENTILLA - GOLDFINGER

(Potentilla fruticosa)

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 - MCKAYS WHITE

POTENTILLA - MCKAYS WHITE

(Potentilla fruticosa 'McKays White')

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 - PINK BEAUTY

POTENTILLA - PINK BEAUTY

(Potentilla fruticosa 'Pink Beauty)

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.

RHODODENDRON - LEMON LIGHTS

RHODODENDRON - LEMON LIGHTS

(Rhodendron 'Lemon Lights')

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.

RHODODENDRON - ROSY LIGHTS

RHODODENDRON - ROSY LIGHTS

(Rhodendron ' Rosy Lights)

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.

RHODODENDRON - P.J.M MAUVE

RHODODENDRON - P.J.M MAUVE

(Rhododendron 'P.J.M.')

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.

SERVICEBERRY - REGENT SASKATOON

SERVICEBERRY - REGENT SASKATOON

(Amelanchier alnifolia 'Regent')

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.

SUMAC - CUTLEAF SMOOTH

SUMAC - CUTLEAF SMOOTH

(Rhus glabra 'Laciniata')

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.

SUMAC - TIGER EYES CUTLEAF STAGHORN

SUMAC - TIGER EYES CUTLEAF STAGHORN

(Rhus typhina 'Baitiger')

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.

SPIREA - TOR BIRCHLEAF

SPIREA - TOR BIRCHLEAF

(Spirea betulifolia 'Tor')

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 - GOLDMOUND

SPIREA - GOLDMOUND

(Spirea 'Goldmound')

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 - DAKOTA GOLDCHARM

SPIREA - DAKOTA GOLDCHARM

(Spirea japonica 'Mertyann')


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 - LITTLE PRINCESS

SPIREA - LITTLE PRINCESS

(Spirea japonica 'Little Princess)

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 - MAGIC CARPET

SPIREA - MAGIC CARPET

(Spirea japonica 'Magic Carpet')

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 - NEON FLASH

SPIREA - NEON FLASH

(Spirea japonica 'Neon Flash')

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 - ANTHONY WATERER

SPIREA - ANTHONY WATERER

(Spirea x bumalda 'Anthony Waterer)

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 - GOLDFLAME

SPIREA - GOLDFLAME

(Spirea x bumalda 'Goldflame')

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 - RENNAISSANCE

SPIREA - RENNAISSANCE

(Spirea x vanhouttei 'Renaissance)

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.

VIBURNUM - BLUE MUFFIN

VIBURNUM - BLUE MUFFIN

(Viburnum dentatum 'Christom')

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 - MOHICAN

VIBURNUM - MOHICAN

(Viburnum lantana 'Mohican')

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 - DWARF EUROPEAN CRANBERRYBUSH

VIBURNUM - DWARF EUROPEAN CRANBERRYBUSH

(Viburnum opulus 'Nanum')

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 - COMMON SNOWBALL

VIBURNUM - COMMON SNOWBALL

(Viburnum opulus 'Roseum')

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 - BAILEY COMPACT AMERICAN CRANBERRYBUSH

VIBURNUM - BAILEY COMPACT AMERICAN CRANBERRYBUSH

(Viburnum trilobum 'Bailey Compact')

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 - REDWING

VIBURNUM - REDWING

(Virburnum trilobum 'J.N.Select')

Height 8-10'
Spread 6-8'
Zone 2
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.

WEIGELA - MINUET

WEIGELA - MINUET

(Weigela florida 'Minuet')

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 - POLKA

WEIGELA - POLKA

(Weigela florida 'Polka')

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 - RED PRINCE

WEIGELA - RED PRINCE

(Weigela florida 'Red Prince')

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 - TANGO

WEIGELA - TANGO

(Weigela florida 'Tango')

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.