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Common Name Scientific Name Plant Size
Rhamnus frangula -see Frangula alnus
'Annabelle'Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle'3-4'
'Java Red'Weigela x 'Java Red'3-5'
'Pink Delight'Weigela x 'Pink Delight'5-6'
'Pink Princess'Weigela x 'Pink Princess'5-6'
'Polka'Weigela x 'Polka'3-5'
'Red Prince'Weigela x 'Red Prince'5-6'
'Rumba'Weigela x 'Rumba'3-5'
Abbotswood PotentillaPotentilla fruticosa 'Abbotswood'2-3'
Accolade ElmUlmus Hybrid Elms 'Accolade'60-70'
Aconitifolium Fullmoon MapleAcer japonicum 'Aconitifolium'10-12'
Adam's-needle YuccaYucca filamentosa2'
Adams Flowering CrabappleMalus x 'Adams'20-25'
Adelaide Dunbar LilacSyringa vulgaris 'Adelaide Dunbar'10-12'
Adirondak Flowering CrabappleMalus x 'Adirondak'15-20'
Aglo RhododendronRhododendron x 'Aglo'3-5'
Albo-plena Rugosa RoseRosa rugosa 'Albo-plena'3-4'
Aldenhamensis European EuonymusEuonymus europaea 'Aldenhamensis'10-15'
Alleghany ViburnumViburnum x rhytidophylloides 'Allegheny'10-12'
Allegheny ServiceberryAmelanchier laevis15-25'
Alpine CurrantRibes alpinum3-6'
Amberina Flowering CrabappleMalus x 'Amberina'10-15'
American ArborvitaeThuja occidentalis40-50'
American BeechFagus grandifolia50-60'
American BittersweetCelastrus scandens
American Cranberrybush ViburnumViburnum trilobum10-12'
American Elder, Common ElderberrySambucus canadensis6-10'
American ElmUlmus americana70-80'
American Filbert or HazelnutCorylus americana6-8'
American Hornbeam or MusclewoodCarpinus caroliniana15-25'
American PlumPrunus americana12-18'
American SmoketreeCotinus obovatus15-25'
American YellowwoodCladrastis lutea30-40'
Amur ChokecherryPrunus maackii20-30'
Amur CorktreePhellodendron amurense25-35'
Amur MaackiaMaackia amurensis20-30'
Amur MapleAcer ginnala15-20'
Amur PrivetLigustrum amurense8-12'
Angicourt Beauty LilacSyringa vulgaris 'Angicourt Beauty'10-12'
Anglo-Jap YewTaxus x mediadependent on cultivar
Anna H. Hall RhododendronRhododendron x 'Anna H. Hall'3-5'
Anne E Flowering CrabappleMalus x 'Anne E'8-10'
Anthony Waterer Japanese SpireaSpiraea japonica 'Anthony Waterer'2-3'
Apple ServiceberryAmelanchier x grandiflora15-25'
Arcadia Savin JuniperJuniperus sabina 'Arcadia'1-2' See Info
Arctic Beauty Kiwi or Kolomikta ActinidiaActinidia kolomikta
Arctic Blue WillowSalix purpurea 'Arctic Blue Willow'4-6'
Armstrong Freeman MapleAcer x freemanii 'Armstrong'50-60'
Arnold's Dwarf ForsythiaForsythia x 'Arnold's Dwarf'21/2-3'
Arnold's Red Tatarian HoneysuckleLonicera tatarica 'Arnold's Red'8-10'
Arrowwood ViburnumViburnum dentatum8-10'
Attention English OakQuercus robur 'Attention'50-60'
Austrian PinePinus nigra40-50'
Autumn Blaze Callery PearPyrus calleryana 'Autumn Blaze'20-30'
Autumn Blaze Freeman MapleAcer x freemanii 'Autumn Blaze' ('Jeffersred')50-60'
Autumn Brilliance Apple ServiceberryAmelanchier x grandiflora 'Autumn Brilliance'15-25'
Autumn Flame Red MapleAcer rubrum 'Autumn Flame'40-50'
Autumn Jazz(TM) Arrowwood ViburnumViburnum dentatum 'Ralph Senior'8-10'
Autumn OliveElaeagnus umbellata10-12'
Autumn Purple(TM) White AshFraxinus americana 'Autumn Purple' ('Junginger')50-60'
Azalea (see Info)Rhododendron (Azalea) species and hybridsdependent on cultivar
Bailey's Compact American Cranberrybush ViburnumViburnum trilobum 'Bailey's Compact'6-8'
Baileyi DogwoodCornus sericea f. baileyi (also listed as C. baileyi)8-10'
BaldcypressTaxodium distichum50-60'
Ballerina MagnoliaMagnolia x loebneri 'Ballerina'12-15'
Basswood or American LindenTilia americana50-60'
Baumann HorsechestnutAesculus hippocastanum 'Baumannii'60-70'
Beauty of Moscow LilacSyringa vulgaris 'Beauty of Moscow' ('Krasavitsa Moskvy')10-12'
BeautybushKolkwitzia amabilis6-8'
Belle Poitevine Rugosa RoseRosa rugosa 'Belle Poitevine'3-4'
Birds Nest SprucePicea abies 'Nidiformis'3-5'
Black CherryPrunus serotina40-50'
Black GumNyssa sylvatica30-40'
Black Hills SprucePicea glauca var. densata20-30'
Black JetbeadRhodotypos scandens4-6'
Black LocustRobinia pseudoacacia40-50'
Black WalnutJuglans nigra50-60'
Blackhaw ViburnumViburnum prunifolium12-18'
Blanc Double de Coubert Rugosa RoseRosa rugosa 'Blanc Double de Coubert'5-6'
Blanch Ames Flowering CrabappleMalus x 'Blanch Ames'20-25'
Blanche Sweet LilacSyringa x hyacinthiflora 'Blanche Sweet'8-10'
Bloodgood Japanese MapleAcer palmatum 'Bloodgood'12-18'
Blue AshFraxinus quadrangulata40-50'
Blue Chip Creeping JuniperJuniperus horizontalis 'Blue Chip'1' See Info
Blue Colorado SprucePicea pungens f. glauca40-60'
Blue Rug Creeping JuniperJuniperus horizontalis 'Wiltoni'6"
Blue Sargent JuniperJuniperus chinensis var. sargentii 'Glauca'1-1 1/2' See Info
Blue Star Singleseed JuniperJuniperus squamata 'Blue Star'2-3'
Bonica RoseRosa x 'Bonica'2-4'
Boston IvyParthenocissus tricuspidata
Bottlebrush BuckeyeAesculus parviflora8-12'
Boule de Neige RhododendronRhododendron x 'Boule de Neige'2-4'
Bouquet Blanc MockorangePhiladelphus x 'Bouquet Blanc'5-6'
Bowhall Red MapleAcer rubrum 'Bowhall'40-50'
Brilliant Red ChokeberryAronia arbutifolia 'Brilliantissima'6-8'
Brioti Red HorsechestnutAesculus x carnea 'Briotii'30-40'
Broadmoor Savin JuniperJuniperus sabina 'Broadmoor'1-1 1/2' See Info
Bronx ForsythiaForsythia viridissima 'Bronxensis'2-4'
Buckley's Quill MockorangePhiladelphus x 'Buckley's Quill'5-6'
Buffalo Savin JuniperJuniperus sabina 'Buffalo'1-2' See Info
BugleweedAjuga reptans6"
Bumald SpireaSpiraea x bumalda -see Spiraea japonica
Bur OakQuercus macrocarpa50-70'
Burkwood DaphneDaphne x burkwoodii2-3'
Burkwood ViburnumViburnum x burkwoodii6-8'
BushcloverLespedeza bicolor4-6'
ButternutJuglans cinerea50-60'
Calgary Carpet Savin JuniperJuniperus sabina 'Calgary Carpet'1' See Info
Callery PearPyrus calleryana20-30'
Canada HemlockTsuga canadensis40-60'
Canaert RedcedarJuniperus virginiana 'Canaertii'20-30'
Canby PaxistimaPaxistima (also Pachistima) canbyi6-10"
Cardinal Redosier DogwoodCornus sericea 'Cardinal'8-10'
Carefree Beauty RoseRosa x 'Carefree Beauty'3-4'
Carefree Delight RoseRosa x 'Carefree Delight'2-4'
Carefree Wonder(TM) RoseRosa x 'Carefree Wonder'3-5'
Carol Mackie Burkwood DaphneDaphne x burkwoodii 'Carol Mackie'2-3'
Carolina AllspiceCalycanthus floridus4-6'
Carolina SilverbellHalesia carolina20-30'
Champlain RoseRosa x 'Champlain'3-4'
Chancellor Littleleaf LindenTilia cordata 'Chancellor'50-60'
Chanticleer or Cleveland Select Callery PearPyrus calleryana 'Chanticleer' ('Cleveland Select')20-30'
Charles Joly LilacSyringa vulgaris 'Charles Joly'10-12'
Cheyenne European PrivetLigustrum vulgare 'Cheyenne'8-12'
Cheyenne Red TamariskTamarix ramosissima 'Cheyenne Red'8-10'
Chicago Lustre(TM) ViburnumViburnum dentatum var. pubescens 'Syvnetvedt'6-9'
Chinese JuniperJuniperus chinensisdependent on cultivar
Chinese LilacSyringa x chinensis8-10'
Chinkapin OakQuercus muehlenbergii40-50'
ChokecherryPrunus virginiana15-25'
Clavey's Dwarf HoneysuckleLonicera x xylosteoides 'Clavey's Dwarf'6-10'
ClematisClematis Hybrids
Cleveland Norway MapleAcer platanoides 'Cleveland'50-60'
Climbing HydrangeaHydrangea anomala ssp. petiolaris
Cockspur HawthornCrataegus crusgalli15-20'
Coles Select Apple ServiceberryAmelanchier x grandiflora 'Coles Select'15-25'
Colorado SprucePicea pungens40-60'
Columnar Glossy BuckthornFrangula alnus 'Columnaris'12-15'
Columnare Norway MapleAcer platanoides 'Columnare'50-60'
Common hackberryCeltis occidentalis50-60'
Common LilacSyringa vulgaris10-12'
Common NinebarkPhysocarpus opulifolius6-10'
Common PearlbushExochorda racemosa8-12'
Common White LilacSyringa vulgaris 'Alba'10-12'
Common WitchhazelHamamelis virginiana12-18'
Compact American Cranberrybush ViburnumViburnum trilobum 'Compactum'6-8'
Compact Amur MapleAcer ginnala 'Compactum' ('Bailey Compact')10-12'
Compact European Cranberrybush ViburnumViburnum opulus 'Compactum'4-6'
Compact Koreanspice viburnumViburnum carlesii 'Compactum'3-4'
Compact Winged EuonymusEuonymus alata 'Compactum'6-8'
Corkscrew WillowSalix matsudana 'Tortousa'20-30'
Corneliancherry DogwoodCornus mas15-20'
Cornell Pink AzaleaRhododendron mucronulatum 'Cornell Pink'4-6'
Coronation Triumph PotentillaPotentilla fruticosa 'Coronation Triumph'2-3'
Cranberry CotoneasterCotoneaster apiculatus2-3'
Creeping JuniperJuniperus horizontalisdependent on cultivar
Crimson King Norway MapleAcer platanoides 'Crimson King'30-40'
Crimson Pygmy Japanese BarberryBerberis thunbergii var. atropurpurea 'Crimson Pygmy'11/2-2'
Crispa Japanese SpireaSpiraea japonica 'Crispa'2-3'
Crown VetchCoronilla varia2-3'
Cucumbertree MagnoliaMagnolia acuminata40-60'
Cumulus Allegheny ServiceberryAmelanchier laevis 'Cumulus'15-25'
Cutleaf European BeechFagus sylvatica 'Asplenifolia'50-60'
Cutleaf European ElderSambucus nigra 'Laciniata'8-10'
Cutleaf Staghorn SumacRhus typhina 'Dissecta'8-12'
Cutleaf StephanandraStephanandra incisa 'Crispa'2-3'
Cutleaf Weeping European BirchBetula pendula 'Dalecarlica'30-40'
Dark Green ArborvitaeThuja occidentalis 'Nigra'20-25'
Dart's Gold Common NinebarkPhysocarpus opulifolius 'Dart's Gold'4-6'
Dart's Red Japanese SpireaSpiraea japonica 'Dart's Red'2-3'
Dawn RedwoodMetasequoia glyptostroboides60-70'
Daydream SmokebushCotinus coggygria 'Daydream'8-10'
Deborah Norway MapleAcer platanoides 'Deborah'50-60'
Dense YewTaxus x media 'Densiformis'3-4'
Donald Wyman Flowering CrabappleMalus x 'Donald Wyman'20-25'
Donald Wyman LilacSyringa x prestoniae 'Donald Wyman'8-10'
Double Flowering PlumPrunus triloba (also listed as P. triloba var. multiplex)8-12'
DouglasfirPseudotsuga menziesii40-50'
Downy Arrowwood ViburnumViburnum dentatum var. pubescens6-9'
Downy HawthornCrataegus mollis20-30'
Downy ServiceberryAmelanchier arborea15-20'
Dropmore Scarlet HoneysuckleLonicera Lonicera x brownii
Dundee Juniper or RedcedarJuniperus virginiana 'Hillii'10-15'
Durand's Dwarf Amur MapleAcer ginnala 'Durand's Dwarf'4-5'
Dutchman's PipeAristolochia durior
Dwarf Alberta SprucePicea glauca 'Conica'4-6'
Dwarf Bush-honeysuckleDiervilla lonicera3-4'
Dwarf European Cranberrybush ViburnumViburnum opulus 'Nanum'2-4'
Dwarf FothergillaFothergilla gardenii2-3'
Dwarf Fragrant ViburnumViburnum farreri 'Nanum'2-3'
Dwarf Japanese YewTaxus cuspidata var. nana4-6'
Dwarf Threadleaf FalsecypressChamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera Nana'2-3'
Early Hybrid LilacsSyringa x hyacinthiflora8-12'
Eastern CottonwoodPopulus deltoides60-80'
Eastern RedbudCercis canadensis15-25'
Eastern RedcedarJuniperus virginiana30-40'
Eastern White PinePinus strobus50-70'
Elizabeth MagnoliaMagnolia x 'Elizabeth'30-40'
Emerald ArborvitaeThuja occidentalis 'Smaragd'10-15'
Emerald Lustre Norway MapleAcer platanoides 'Emerald Lustre' ('Pond')50-60'
Emerald Mound HoneysuckleLonicera xylosteum 'Emerald Mound'3-5'
Emerald Queen Norway MapleAcer platanoides 'Emerald Queen'50-60'
Endless Summer Bigleaf HydrangeaHydrangea macrophylla 'Bailmer'3-4'
Engelman Virginia CreeperParthenocissus quinquefolia 'Engelmannii'
English HawthornCrataegus laevigata15-20'
English IvyHedera helix6"
English OakQuercus robur50-60'
European AlderAlnus glutinosa40-50'
European BeechFagus sylvatica50-60'
European BirdcherryPrunus padus15-25'
European Cranberrybush ViburnumViburnum opulus8-12'
European EuonymusEuonymus europaea10-15'
European GingerAsarum europeum6"
European LarchLarix decidua50-70'
European MountainashSorbus aucuparia20-30'
European White BirchBetula pendula30-40'
Exclamation Sycamore or Exclamation London Plane TreePlatanus x acerifolia 'Exclamation'60-80'
F. J. Grootendorst Rugosa RoseRosa rugosa 'F. J. Grootendorst'4-5'
Fat Albert Blue Colorado SprucePicea pungens f. glauca 'Fat Albert'12-15'
Father Hugo RoseRosa hugonis6-9'
Fernleaf Glossy BuckthornFrangula alnus 'Asplenifolia'12-15'
Fiveleaf AkebiaAkebia quinata
Flame Amur MapleAcer ginnala 'Flame'15-20'
Flowering CrabappleMalus Species and hybridsdependent on cultivar
Flowering DogwoodCornus florida15-25'
Flowering QuinceChaenomeles Hybrids2-4'
ForsythiaForsythia hybrids
Fragrant Snowball ViburnumViburnum x carlcephalum8-10'
Fragrant SumacRhus aromatica4-6'
Fragrant ViburnumViburnum farreri6-10'
Freeman MapleAcer x freemanii50-60'
FringetreeChionanthus virginicus10-15'
Fritschiana SpireaSpiraea fritschiana2-3'
Froebelii Japanese SpireaSpiraea japonica 'Froebelii'3-4'
Fru Dagmar Hastrup Rugosa RoseRosa rugosa 'Fru Dagmar Hastrup'2-4'
Fullmoon MapleAcer japonicum12-15'
Gibraltar AzaleaRhododendron x 'Gibraltar'.
GinkgoGinkgo biloba50-60'
Glacier MockorangePhiladelphus x 'Glacier'4-6'
Glenco BoxwoodBuxus Buxus x 'Glenco'2-3'
Glenleven LindenTilia x flavescens 'Glenleven'50-60'
Globe Norway MapleAcer platanoides 'Globosum'15-20'
Glossy Black ChokeberryAronia melanocarpa var. elata4-6'
Glossy BuckthornFrangula alnus8-12'
Goat WillowSalix caprea12-18'
Golddrop PotentillaPotentilla fruticosa 'Golddrop'2-3'
Golden Curls WillowSalix matsudana 'Golden Curls'25-30'
Golden ElderSambucus canadensis 'Aurea'8-10'
Golden Glory Corneliancherry DogwoodCornus mas 'Golden Glory'15-20'
Golden Weeping WillowSalix alba 'Tristis' (also S. vitellina var. pendula and S. alba 'Niobe')60-70'
Goldfinger PotentillaPotentilla fruticosa 'Goldfinger'2-3'
Goldflame HoneysuckleLonicera x heckrottii
Goldflame Japanese SpireaSpiraea japonica 'Goldflame'2-3'
Goldmop Japanese FalsecypressChamaecyparis pisifera 'Goldmop'6-10'
Goldmound Japanese SpireaSpiraea japonica 'Goldmound'2-2 1/2'
Goldstar PotentillaPotentilla fruticosa 'Goldstar'2-3'
Grace SmokebushCotinus x dummeri 'Grace'8-10'
Gray DogwoodCornus racemosa8-10'
Gray Owl JuniperJuniperus virginiana 'Gray Owl'2-3'
Green AshFraxinus pennsylvanica50-60'
Green Gem BoxwoodBuxus Buxus x 'Green Gem'2-3'
Green Mound Alpine CurrantRibes alpinum 'Green Mound'3-6'
Green Mound BoxwoodBuxus Buxus x 'Green Mound'2-3'
Green Mountain Sugar MapleAcer saccharum 'Green Mountain'60-70'
Green Sargent JuniperJuniperus chinensis var. sargentii 'Viridis'1-1 1/2' See Info
Green Velvet BoxwoodBuxus Buxus x 'Green Velvet'2-3'
Greenspire Littleleaf LindenTilia cordata 'Greenspire'50-60'
Grefsheim SpireaSpiraea x cinerea 'Grefsheim'4-6'
Gro-low Fragrant SumacRhus aromatica 'Gro-low'2-3'
Gumball Japanese SpireaSpiraea japonica 'Gumball'2-3'
Hahs American Cranberrybush ViburnumViburnum trilobum 'Hahs'6-8'
Halward's Silver SpireaSpiraea nipponica 'Halward's Silver'2-3'
Hankow WillowSalix matsudana20-30'
Hansa Rugosa RoseRosa rugosa 'Hansa'5-6'
Hardy Hybrid Shrub RosesRosa hybridsdependent on cultivar
Hedge CotoneasterCotoneaster lucidus8-10'
Henry Kelsey RoseRosa x 'Henry Kelsey'4-6'
Heritage River BirchBetula nigra 'Heritage'40-50'
Hetz Wintergreen ArborvitaeThuja occidentalis 'Hetz Wintergreen'20-25'
Hetzii Chinese JuniperJuniperus chinensis 'Hetzii'10-12'
Hicksii YewTaxus x media 'Hicksii'8-10'
Holmstrup ArborvitaeThuja occidentalis 'Holmstrup'6-8'
Hoopsii Blue Colorado SprucePicea pungens f. glauca 'Hoopsii'40-60'
HorsechestnutAesculus hippocastanum60-70'
Hughes Creeping JuniperJuniperus horizontalis 'Hughes'1-1 1/2' See Info
Hybrid BoxwoodBuxus hybrids2-3'
Hybrid ElmsUlmus .50-70'
Imperial Thornless Common HoneylocustGleditsia triacanthos var. inermis 'Imperial'50-60'
Indian Summer Flowering CrabappleMalus x 'Indian Summer'15-20'
Indiancurrant CoralberrySymphoricarpos orbiculatus3-5'
Intermedia Japanese BarberryBerberis thunbergii var. atropurpurea 'Intermedia'3-4'
Iowa Chinese JuniperJuniperus chinensis 'Iowa'10-15'
Ironwood or HophornbeamOstrya virginiana20-30'
Isanti Redosier DogwoodCornus sericea 'Isanti'4-6'
Ivory Silk Japanese Tree LilacSyringa reticulata 'Ivory Silk'15-25'
Jackman PotentillaPotentilla fruticosa 'Jackmanii' (Jackman's Variety)3-4'
James McFarlane LilacSyringa x prestoniae 'James McFarlane'8-10'
Jane Abbott AzaleaRhododendron x 'Jane Abbott'.
Japanese BarberryBerberis thunbergii3-5'
Japanese FalsecypressChamaecyparis pisifera6-12'
Japanese Flowering CrabappleMalus floribunda18-20'
Japanese KerriaKerria japonica3-5'
Japanese LarchLarix kaempferi50-70'
Japanese MapleAcer palmatum12-18'
Japanese PachysandraPachysandra terminalis6"
Japanese SpireaSpiraea japonica2-3'
Japanese StewartiaStewartia pseudocamellia12-18'
Japanese Tree LilacSyringa reticulata15-25'
Japanese White SpireaSpiraea japonica 'Albiflora'2-2 1/2'
Japanese YewTaxus cuspidatadependent on cultivar
Japgarden JuniperJuniperus procumbens1-1 1/2' See Info
Jens Monk Rugosa RoseRosa rugosa 'Jens Monk'3-5'
Jet Trail Flowering QuinceChaenomeles x 'Jet Trail'2-3'
Judd ViburnumViburnum x juddii.
Kallay's Compact JuniperJuniperus chinensis 'Kallay's Compact'2-3' See Info
Kalm St. JohnswortHypericum kalmianum2-3'
Katherine Dykes PotentillaPotentilla fruticosa 'Katherine Dykes'2-3'
Katherine Havemeyer LilacSyringa vulgaris 'Katherine Havemeyer'10-12'
KatsuratreeCercidiphyllum japonicum30-40'
Kentucky CoffeetreeGymnocladus dioica50-60'
Kentucky WisteriaWisteria macrostachya
kobald Japanese BarberryBerberis thunbergii 'kobald'1-1 1/2'
Korean BarberryBerberis koreana4-6'
Korean Littleleaf BoxwoodBuxus microphylla var. koreana4-5'
Korean MapleAcer pseudosieboldianum12-18'
Korean MountainashSorbus alnifolia25-35'
Koreanspice ViburnumViburnum carlesii5-7'
Lacebark or Chinese ElmUlmus parvifolia35-45'
Lacebark PinePinus bungeana25-35'
Lantanaphyllum ViburnumViburnum x rhytidophylloides10-12'
Large FothergillaFothergilla major6-8'
Laurel leaf WillowSalix pentandra25-35'
Lavalle CorktreePhellodendron lavallei25-35'
Legacy Sugar MapleAcer saccharum 'Legacy'60-70'
Lemoine DeutziaDeutzia x lemoinei4-6'
Leondard Messel MagnoliaMagnolia x loebneri 'Leondard Messel'15-20'
Leprechaun(TM) Green AshFraxinus pennsylvanica 'Johnson'8-12'
Liset Flowering CrabappleMalus x 'Liset'15-20'
Little Princess Japanese SpireaSpiraea japonica 'Little Princess'2-2 1/2'
Littleleaf LindenTilia cordata50-60'
Loebner MagnoliaMagnolia x loebneridependent on cultivar
Louisa Flowering CrabappleMalus x 'Louisa'10-15'
Low Japanese fleeceflowerPolygonum cuspidatum var. compactum (also listed as P. rynoutria)2-3'
Madison Snow RhododendronRhododendron dauricum 'Madison Snow'3-5'
Maiden's Blush LilacSyringa x hyacinthiflora 'Maiden's Blush'8-10'
Mancana Mandchurian AshFraxinus mandshurica 'Mancana'40-50'
Manchu CherryPrunus tomentosa6-10'
Mandchurian AshFraxinus mandshurica40-50'
Maney Chinese JuniperJuniperus chinensis 'Maney'6-7'
Many-flowered CotoneasterCotoneaster multiflorus8-12'
Marshall's Seedless Green AshFraxinus pennsylvanica 'Marshall's Seedless'50-60'
Mary Potter Flowering CrabappleMalus x 'Mary Potter'10-12'
McKay's White PotentillaPotentilla fruticosa 'McKay's White'2-3'
Meadow RoseRosa blanda4-5'
Meadowlark ForsythiaForsythia x 'Meadowlark'8-10'
Merrill MagnoliaMagnolia x loebneri 'Merrill'25-30'
Miniature Snowflake MockorangePhiladelphus x 'Miniature Snowflake'3-4'
Miniglobe HoneysuckleLonicera x xylosteoides 'Miniglobe'3-5'
Mint Julep or Seagreen Chinese JuniperJuniperus chinensis 'Mint Julep' ('Seagreen')6-8'
Minuet LilacSyringa x prestoniae 'Minuet'6-8'
Miss Canada LilacSyringa x prestoniae 'Miss Canada'8-10'
Miss Ellen Willmott LilacSyringa vulgaris 'Miss Ellen Willmott'10-12'
Miss Kim LilacSyringa patula 'Miss Kim'6-10'
Miyabe MapleAcer miyabei30-40'
MockorangePhiladelphus species and hybridsdependent on cultivar
Mohican Wayfaringtree ViburnumViburnum lantana 'Mohican'8-12'
Monge LilacSyringa vulgaris 'Monge'10-12'
Montgomery Blue Colorado SprucePicea pungens f. glauca 'Montgomery'3-5'
Mount Baker LilacSyringa x hyacinthiflora 'Mount Baker'8-10'
Mountain SilverbellHalesia monticola20-30'
Mountbatten Chinese JuniperJuniperus chinensis 'Mountbatten'10-15'
Mugo PinePinus mugo var. mugo5-6'
Nannyberry ViburnumViburnum lentago10-15'
Nanus Common NinebarkPhysocarpus opulifolius 'Nanus'4-6'
Nearly Wild RoseRosa x 'Nearly Wild'2-3'
New Harmony American ElmUlmus americana `New Harmony'70-80'
New Horizon ElmUlmus Hybrid Elms 'New Horizon'50-60'
Newport PlumPrunus x 'Newport'12-18'
Nippon SpireaSpiraea nipponicadependent on cultivar
Nordine SmokebushCotinus coggygria 'Nordine'8-10'
Nordine Strain Winged EuonymusEuonymus alata 'Nordine Strain'8-10'
Norman Japanese SpireaSpiraea japonica 'Norman'2-2 1/2'
Northern BayberryMyrica pensylvanica5-8'
Northern CatalpaCatalpa speciosa50-60'
Northern Gold ForsythiaForsythia x 'Northern Gold'6-8'
Northern Lights AzaleasRhododendron x Northern Lights5-6'
Northwood Red MapleAcer rubrum 'Northwood'40-50'
Norway MapleAcer platanoides50-60'
Norway SprucePicea abies40-60'
Nugget Common NinebarkPhysocarpus opulifolius 'Nugget'4-6'
Oakleaf HydrangeaHydrangea quercifolia4-6'
October Glory Red MapleAcer rubrum 'October Glory'40-50'
Ohio BuckeyeAesculus glabra30-40'
Old Fashioned WeigelaWeigela florida and Hybrids.dependent on cultivar
Old Gold Chinese JuniperJuniperus chinensis 'Old Gold'3-4'
Oldfield Common JuniperJuniperus communis var. depressa4-6'
Onondaga Sargent ViburnumViburnum sargentii 'Onondaga'6-10'
Oregon GrapehollyMahonia aquifolium3-4'
Oriental BittersweetCelastrus orbiculatus
Ormiston Roy Flowering CrabappleMalus x 'Ormiston Roy'20-25'
Oyama MagnoliaMagnolia sieboldii10-15'
P.J.M. RhododendronRhododendron x 'P.J.M.'3-5'
Pagoda DogwoodCornus alternifolia15-20'
Palibin LilacSyringa meyeri 'Palibin'4-8'
Panicle HydrangeaHydrangea paniculata10-12'
Paper BirchBetula papyrifera30-40'
Patmore Green AshFraxinus pennsylvanica 'Patmore'50-60'
Paul Thirion LilacSyringa vulgaris 'Paul Thirion'10-12'
Paul's Scarlet English HawthornCrataegus laevigata 'Paul's Scarlet' ('Paulii')15-20'
Pee Gee HydrangeaHydrangea paniculata 'Grandiflora'10-12'
Pekin LilacSyringa pekinensis15-25'
PeriwinkleVinca minor6"
Pfitzer Chinese JuniperJuniperus chinensis 'Pfitzeriana'6-10'
Pin OakQuercus palustris50-60'
Plumosa or Andorra Creeping JuniperJuniperus horizontalis 'Plumosa' ('Andorra')1-1 1/2' See Info
Pocahontas LilacSyringa x hyacinthiflora 'Pocahontas'10-12'
Porcelain AmpelopsisAmpelopsis brevipedunculata
Potentilla or Bush CinquefoilPotentilla fruticosa2-4'
Prairie Cascade Weeping WillowSalix x 'Prairie Cascade'35-40'
Prairie Fire Flowering CrabappleMalus x 'Prairie Fire'15-20'
Prairie RoseRosa setigra6-8'
President Grevy LilacSyringa vulgaris 'President Grevy'10-12'
President Lincoln LilacSyringa vulgaris 'President Lincoln'10-12'
Preston LilacSyringa x prestoniae8-10'
Primrose Beauty PotentillaPotentilla fruticosa 'Primrose Beauty'2-3'
Primrose LilacSyringa vulgaris 'Primrose'10-12'
Prince Charles Allegheny ServiceberryAmelanchier laevis 'Prince Charles'15-25'
Prince William Shadblow ServiceberryAmelanchier canadensis 'Prince William'8-10'
Princess Diana Apple ServiceberryAmelanchier x grandiflora 'Princess Diana'15-25'
Princeton American ElmUlmus americana `Princeton'70-80'
Professor Sprenger Flowering CrabappleMalus x 'Professor Sprenger'15-20'
Prostrata Singleseed JuniperJuniperus squamata 'Prostrata'1' See Info
Pumilio Mugo PinePinus mugo var. pumilio3-6'
Purple BeautyberryCallicarpa dichotoma3-5'
Purple Wintercreeper EuonymusEuonymus fortunei 'Colorata'1-1 1/2'
Purpleleaf Sand CherryPrunus x cistena6-8'
Pyramidal ArborvitaeThuja occidentalis 'Pyramidalis'15-20'
Quaking AspenPopulus tremuloides30-50'
Red Barron Flowering CrabappleMalus x 'Red Barron'15-20'
Red BuckeyeAesculus pavia10-15'
Red bud Flowering CrabappleMalus x zumi 'Calocarpa' 15-20'
Red Cap European EuonymusEuonymus europaea 'Red Cap'10-15'
Red ChokeberryAronia arbutifolia6-8'
Red HorsechestnutAesculus x carnea30-40'
Red Jade Flowering CrabappleMalus x 'Red Jade'8-10'
Red Jewel Flowering CrabappleMalus x 'Red Jewel'15-18'
Red MapleAcer rubrum40-50'
Red OakQuercus rubra50-70'
Red PinePinus resinosa50-60'
Red Splendor Flowering CrabappleMalus x 'Red Splendor'20-25'
Red Sprite WinterberryIlex verticillata 'Red Sprite'3-4'
Red Sunset Red MapleAcer rubrum 'Red Sunset'40-50'
Red Wing Amur MapleAcer ginnala 'Red Wing'15-20'
Redleaf Japanese BarberryBerberis thunbergii var. atropurpurea3-5'
Redleaf Japanese MapleAcer palmatum 'Atropurpureum'12-18'
Redleaf RoseRosa rubrifolia4-6'
Redmond LindenTilia x 'Redmond'50-60'
Redosier DogwoodCornus sericea8-10'
Regal ElmUlmus Hybrid Elms 'Regal'50-60'
Regel's Border PrivetLigustrum obtusifolium var. regelianum4-6'
Regent Saskatoon ServiceberryAmelanchier alnifolia 'Regent'4-8'
Renaissance Reflections Paper BirchBetula papyrifera 'Renaissance Reflections'30-40'
Rheingold ArborvitaeThuja occidentalis 'Rheingold'4-6'
Rhododendron (see Info)Rhododendron species and hybridsdependent on cultivar
Richard Horsey Hunnewell YewTaxus x hunnewelliana 'Richard Horsey'3'
River BirchBetula nigra40-50'
River's Purple BeechFagus sylvatica 'Riversii'50-60'
Robin Hill Apple ServiceberryAmelanchier x grandiflora 'Robin Hill'15-25'
Robinson Flowering CrabappleMalus x 'Robinson'20-25'
Rose Glow Japanese BarberryBerberis thunbergii var. atropurpurea 'Rose Glow'4-5'
Rose Mountain SilverbellHalesia monticola 'Rosea'20-30'
Rosea Summersweet ClethraClethra alnifolia 'Rosea'3-5'
Roseshell AzaleaRhododendron prinophyllum 5-6'
Roseum Elegans RhododendronRhododendron catawbiense 'Roseum Elegans'.
Royal AzaleaRhododendron schlippenbachii 5-6'
Royal Purple SmokebushCotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple'8-10'
Royal Red Norway MapleAcer platanoides 'Royal Red'30-40'
Royal Star MagnoliaMagnolia stellata 'Royal Star'8-12'
Rugosa RoseRosa rugosa4-6'
Running ServiceberryAmelanchier stolonifera6-8'
Russian ArborvitaeMicrobiota decussata1'
Russian HawthornCrataegus ambigua15-20'
Sarcoxie Wintercreeper EuonymusEuonymus fortunei 'Sarcoxie'
Sargent CherryPrunus sargentii25-35'
Sargent CrabappleMalus sargentii6-10'
Sargent ViburnumViburnum sargentii10-12'
Saskatoon ServiceberryAmelanchier alnifolia4-8'
Saucer MagnoliaMagnolia x soulangiana15-25'
Saugeana Chinese LilacSyringa x chinensis 'Saugeana'8-10'
Savin JuniperJuniperus sabinadependent on cultivar
Schubert ChokecherryPrunus virginiana 'Schubert' ('Canada Red')15-25'
Schwedler Norway MapleAcer platanoides 'Schwedleri'50-60'
Scotch RoseRosa spinosissima (also listed as R. pimpinellifolia)3-5'
Scots PinePinus sylvestris30-50'
Seafoam RoseRosa x 'Seafoam'2-3'
Sensation LilacSyringa vulgaris 'Sensation'10-12'
Sentinal Flowering CrabappleMalus x 'Sentinal'15-20'
Serbian SprucePicea omorika30-50'
Shagbark HickoryCarya ovata50-60'
Shawnee Brave BaldcypressTaxodium distichum 'Shawnee Brave'50-60'
Shibori Japanese SpireaSpiraea japonica 'Shibori' ('Shirobana')2-3'
Shining SumacRhus copallinaSee notes
Showy MountainashSorbus decora25-35'
Siberian ArborvitaeThuja occidentalis 'Wareana'6-8'
Siberian PeashrubCaragana arborescens10-15'
Siebold ViburnumViburnum sieboldii12-15'
Silver BuffaloberryShepherdia argentea8-10'
Silver FirAbies concolor40-50'
Silver LindenTilia tomentosa50-60'
Silver MapleAcer saccharinum60-80'
Silver-vineActinidia polygama
Singleseed JuniperJuniperus squamatadependent on cultivar
Sir Thomas Lipton Rugosa RoseRosa rugosa 'Sir Thomas Lipton'4-5'
Skandia Savin JuniperJuniperus sabina 'Skandia'1-2' See Info
Skinner Silver MapleAcer saccharinum 'Skinneri'60-80'
Skyline Thornless Common HoneylocustGleditsia triacanthos var. inermis 'Skyline' ('Skycole')50-60'
Skyline White AshFraxinus americana 'Skyline'50-60'
Skymaster English OakQuercus robur 'Skymaster' ('Pyramich')50-60'
SmokebushCotinus coggygria8-10'
Smooth HydgrangeaHydrangea arborescens3-5'
Smooth SumacRhus glabra8-12'
Snowball ViburnumViburnum opulus 'Roseum'8-10'
Snowbelle MockorangePhiladelphus x 'Snowbelle'4-6'
SnowberrySymphoricarpos albus4-6'
Snowbird PotentillaPotentilla fruticosa 'Snowbird'2-3'
Snowdrift Flowering CrabappleMalus x 'Snowdrift'15-20'
Snowhill HydgrangeaHydrangea arborescens 'Grandiflora'4-5'
Snowmound SpireaSpiraea nipponica 'Snowmound'4-5'
Spreading CotoneasterCotoneaster divaricatus5-6'
Spring Snow MagnoliaMagnolia x loebneri 'Spring Snow'20-25'
Staghorn SumacRhus typhina12-18'
Star MagnoliaMagnolia stellata8-12'
Striped MapleAcer pensylvanicum15-20'
Sugar MapleAcer saccharum60-70'
Sugar tyme Flowering CrabappleMalus x 'Sugar tyme'15-20'
Summersweet ClethraClethra alnifolia3-5'
Summit Green AshFraxinus pennsylvanica 'Summit'50-60'
Sunburst Thornless Common HoneylocustGleditsia triacanthos var. inermis 'Sunburst'40-50'
Sunkist ArborvitaeThuja occidentalis 'Sunkist'15-18'
Sunrise ForsythiaForsythia x 'Sunrise'4-6'
Superform Norway MapleAcer platanoides 'Superform'50-60'
Swamp White OakQuercus bicolor50-60'
Sweet BirchBetula lenta35-45'
Sweet WoodruffGalium odoratum6"
Sweetautumn ClematisClematis maximowicziana
SweetfernComptonia peregrina2-3'
Swiss Mountain PinePinus mugo10-15'
Swiss Stone PinePinus cembra25-35'
SycamorePlatanus occidentalis60-80'
TamariskTamarix ramosissima8-10'
Tardiva Panicle HydrangeaHydrangea paniculata 'Tardiva'6-8'
Tatarian DogwoodCornus alba6-10'
Tautonii YewTaxus x media 'Tautonii'3-4'
Techny or Mission Strain ArborvitaeThuja occidentalis 'Techny'20-25'
Texas Scarlet Flowering QuinceChaenomeles x 'Texas Scarlet'2-3'
The Fairy RoseRosa x 'The Fairy'2-3'
Therese Bugnet Rugosa RoseRosa rugosa 'Therese Bugnet'5-6'
Thornless Cockspur HawthornCrataegus crusgalli var. inermis15-20'
Thornless Common HoneylocustGleditsia triacanthos var. inermis50-60'
Thornless Japanese BarberryBerberis thunbergii 'Thornless'3-5'
Threadleaf ArborvitaeThuja occidentalis 'Filiformis'3-5'
Threadleaf FalsecypressChamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera'6-10'
Three flowered MapleAcer triflorum15-25'
Thunberg SpireaSpiraea thunbergii4-5'
Tina Sargent CrabappleMalus sargentii 'Tina'4-6'
Toba HawthornCrataegus x mordenensis 'Toba'.
Topaz Jewel Rugosa RoseRosa rugosa 'Topaz Jewel'3-5'
Toucan AzaleaRhododendron x 'Toucan'5-8'
Tricolor or Rose-Margined European BeechFagus sylvatica 'Roseo-marginata' (also 'Tricolor' , 'Purpurea Tricolor')50-60'
Trost Dwarf European White BirchBetula pendula 'Trost Dwarf'4-5'
TrumpetcreeperCampsis radicans
TuliptreeLiriodendron tulipifera50-70'
Turkish FilbertCorylus colurna30-40'
Umbrella MagnoliaMagnolia tripetala15-30'
Unique Panicle HydrangeaHydrangea paniculata 'Unique'6-8'
Upright European AspenPopulus tremula 'Erecta'40-50'
Upright Japanese YewTaxus cuspidata 'Capitata'8-10'+
Ural FalsespireaSorbaria sorbifolia5-7'
Ussurian PearPyrus ussuriensis20-30'
Valley Forge American ElmUlmus americana `Valley Forge'70-80'
Vanhoutte SpireaSpiraea x vanhouttei6-8'
Variegated Bishop's WeedAegopodium podagraria 'Variegatum'1'
Variegated or Harlequin MapleAcer platanoides 'Drummondii'30-40'
Variegated Tatarian DogwoodCornus alba 'Argenteo-Marginata'6-8'
Vegetus Wintercreeper EuonymusEuonymus fortunei 'Vegetus'3-4'
Vernal WitchhazelHamamelis vernalis8-10'
Virginia RoseRosa virginiana4-6'
Wafer-ashPtelea trifoliata12-18'
Washington HawthornCrataegus phaenopyrum20-25'
Wayfaringtree ViburnumViburnum lantana8-12'
Weeping WillowSalix x sepulcralis (also S. x sepulcralis 'Tristis' and S. chrysocama 'Tristis')60-70'
Weeping Willow GroupSalix species and hybridsdependent on cultivar
Western or Giant ArborvitaeThuja plicata40-60'
White AshFraxinus americana50-60'
White OakQuercus alba50-60'
White SprucePicea glauca30-50'
Whitespire Gray BirchBetula populifolia 'Whitespire Sr.'30-40'
William Baffin RoseRosa x 'William Baffin'4-6'
Willowwood ViburnumViburnum x rhytidophylloides 'Willowwood'10-12'
Winged Euonymus or Burning BushEuonymus alata8-12'
Winter Green Korean Littleleaf BoxwoodBuxus microphylla var. koreana 'Winter Green'3-4'
Winter King HawthornCrataegus viridis 'Winter King'20-25'
Winter Red WinterberryIlex verticillata 'Winter Red'6-8'
WinterberryIlex verticillata6-8'
Wintercreeper EuonymusEuonymus fortunei6"
Wisconsin Weeping WillowSalix x blanda60-70'
Woodward or Globe ArborvitaeThuja occidentalis 'Woodwardii'4-6'
Yellow BirchBetula alleghaniensis50-60'
Yellow Bird MagnoliaMagnolia x 'Yellow Bird'30-40'
Yellow Twig DogwoodCornus sericea 'Flaviramea'6-8'
YellowhornXanthoceras sorbifolium12-15'

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Landscape Plants of the Upper Midwest
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