Landscape Plants of the Upper Midwest

Shrub: Large

Common Name Scientific Name Plant Size
Rhamnus frangula -see Frangula alnus
American Cranberrybush ViburnumViburnum trilobum10-12'
American Elder, Common ElderberrySambucus canadensis6-10'
American PlumPrunus americana12-18'
Amur MapleAcer ginnala15-20'
Amur PrivetLigustrum amurense8-12'
Arrowwood ViburnumViburnum dentatum8-10'
Baileyi DogwoodCornus sericea f. baileyi (also listed as C. baileyi)8-10'
Bottlebrush BuckeyeAesculus parviflora8-12'
Chinese LilacSyringa x chinensis8-10'
ChokecherryPrunus virginiana15-25'
Common LilacSyringa vulgaris10-12'
Common NinebarkPhysocarpus opulifolius6-10'
Common PearlbushExochorda racemosa8-12'
Common WitchhazelHamamelis virginiana12-18'
Compact Amur MapleAcer ginnala 'Compactum' ('Bailey Compact')10-12'
Corneliancherry DogwoodCornus mas15-20'
Cutleaf European ElderSambucus nigra 'Laciniata'8-10'
Double Flowering PlumPrunus triloba (also listed as P. triloba var. multiplex)8-12'
Downy Arrowwood ViburnumViburnum dentatum var. pubescens6-9'
Early Hybrid LilacsSyringa x hyacinthiflora8-12'
European Cranberrybush ViburnumViburnum opulus8-12'
European EuonymusEuonymus europaea10-15'
ForsythiaForsythia hybrids
Fragrant Snowball ViburnumViburnum x carlcephalum8-10'
Fragrant ViburnumViburnum farreri6-10'
FringetreeChionanthus virginicus10-15'
Fullmoon MapleAcer japonicum12-15'
Glossy BuckthornFrangula alnus8-12'
Goat WillowSalix caprea12-18'
Grace SmokebushCotinus x dummeri 'Grace'8-10'
Gray DogwoodCornus racemosa8-10'
Hedge CotoneasterCotoneaster lucidus8-10'
Japanese MapleAcer palmatum12-18'
Lantanaphyllum ViburnumViburnum x rhytidophylloides10-12'
Loebner MagnoliaMagnolia x loebneridependent on cultivar
Manchu CherryPrunus tomentosa6-10'
Many-flowered CotoneasterCotoneaster multiflorus8-12'
Nannyberry ViburnumViburnum lentago10-15'
Oyama MagnoliaMagnolia sieboldii10-15'
Pagoda DogwoodCornus alternifolia15-20'
Panicle HydrangeaHydrangea paniculata10-12'
Pekin LilacSyringa pekinensis15-25'
Preston LilacSyringa x prestoniae8-10'
Prince William Shadblow ServiceberryAmelanchier canadensis 'Prince William'8-10'
Red BuckeyeAesculus pavia10-15'
Redosier DogwoodCornus sericea8-10'
Sargent CrabappleMalus sargentii6-10'
Sargent ViburnumViburnum sargentii10-12'
Siberian PeashrubCaragana arborescens10-15'
Siebold ViburnumViburnum sieboldii12-15'
Silver BuffaloberryShepherdia argentea8-10'
SmokebushCotinus coggygria8-10'
Smooth SumacRhus glabra8-12'
Staghorn SumacRhus typhina12-18'
Star MagnoliaMagnolia stellata8-12'
TamariskTamarix ramosissima8-10'
Vernal WitchhazelHamamelis vernalis8-10'
Wafer-ashPtelea trifoliata12-18'
Wayfaringtree ViburnumViburnum lantana8-12'
Winged Euonymus or Burning BushEuonymus alata8-12'

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Landscape Plants of the Upper Midwest
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