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Image of Anisodontea capensis photo by: Maureen Gilmer

Maureen Gilmer

(Cape African Queen, Cape Mallow)

Cape mallow is an evergreen hybrid shrub with an informal habit. It bears a profusion of small pretty flowers from spring until frost or all year round in warm climates.

Its stems are slender, upright, green or purple and covered with dense hairs. They support fuzzy leaves that are three-lobed, oblong and alternate on the stem. The flowers look a bit like Rose-of-Sharon blooms. They are five-petaled, funnel-shaped and medium to deep red with a dark eye and venation.

Plant Cape mallow in full...

(South African Mallow)

South African mallow is an evergreen hybrid shrub with an informal habit. It bears a profusion of pretty flowers from spring until frost or all year round in warm climates.

Its stems are slender, upright, green or purple and covered with dense hairs. They support fuzzy leaves that are three-lobed, oblong and alternate on the stem. The flowers look a bit like Rose-of-Sharon blooms. They are five-petaled, funnel-shaped and soft pink with purple veins.

Plant South African mallow in full sun...

Image of Aphelandra squarrosa photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Zebra Plant)

Long loved as a houseplant, zebra plant is a beautiful tropical shrub with glossy dark green leaves striped with white. This robust shade lover is fully evergreen and originates from the humid jungles of Central and South America, so it thrives where growing conditions are sultry. Mature specimens have the added plus of beautiful conical flowers.

The long, oval leaves of this striking foliage plant are dark glossy green with contrasting white or pale yellow midribs and veins. Indoor plants rarely...

Image of Ardisia humilis photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Ardisia, Low Shoebutton)

This Southeast Asian native is a tender evergreen shrub with shiny, leathery, dark green leaves. New foliage may be tinged red. Waxy, long-lasting, pink flowers occur in spring followed by red berries that turn purplish black as they mature in autumn.

This shrub prefers moist, well drained soil and partial shade. It is grown primarily for its foliage and makes an effective low hedge, foundation plant, or potted specimen. It self-sows prolifically and has become invasive in Florida and other areas.

Image of Arenga engleri photo by: James Burghardt

James Burghardt

(Dwarf Sugar Palm, Formosa Palm)

Valued for its large, lush, tropical leaves and its remarkable cold hardiness, this small clump-forming palm is native to moist forested slopes in Taiwan and the Ryukyu Islands. Its stems are monocarpic, each individual trunk dying after it flowers and fruits.

The enormous, feather-like, upright fronds are borne atop short slender trunks clothed with black hairy fibers. Each frond comprises numerous long narrow blade-shaped leaflets, paired along a midrib (or "rachis"). The stiff leaflets are...

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Mark A. Miller

(Autumn Magic Black Chokecherry, Black Chokeberry, Black Chokecherry)

With small, pretty white blossoms in spring, 'Autumn Magic' black chokeberry has orange-red to burgundy-tinged fall color and black berries. A compact, upright deciduous shrub that may form a thicket, it is native to the moist soils of the eastern United States and a thin sliver of southeastern Canada. Individual plants have a cluster of many, thin, dark brown stems that have a white, waxy, semi-flaky film on the twigs, which are reddish-brown.

Small clusters of five-petaled white flowers appear...

Image of Aucuba japonica photo by: Felder Rushing

Felder Rushing

(Japanese Aucuba)

Japanese laurel is a tall, bushy, broadleaf evergreen shrub that, as its name suggests, is native to Japan and eastern Asia. Its most ornamental features are its thick, glossy, dark green leaves and bright red fruits that appear in fall and remain throughout winter. One particularly popular selection is ‘Crotonifolia’, which has beautiful gold-spotted foliage. This shrub tolerates moist well drained soil and prefers partial shade. To avoid sunscald and leaf desiccation, protect Japanese laurel from...

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JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University

(Japanese Aucuba)

Crotonifolia Japanese aucuba is an evergreen shrub with glossy, leathery green leaves mottled with yellow spots; it is a female flowering plant and will not form the typical red fruits unless a male plant is nearby.

Aucuba tolerates most well drained soil and prefers partial shade locations protected from hot afternoon sun and winter winds. Aucuba is excellent for hedges or massing and may be grown as a large houseplant.

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Maureen Gilmer

(Goldstrike Japanese Laurel, Japanese Aucuba, Japanese Laurel)

Mr. Goldstrike Japanese aucuba is an evergreen shrub bearing glossy, leathery green leaves splashed with gold; as it is male, will not produce the typical bright red fruit. Its growth habit is slightly more upright than rounded.

Aucuba tolerates most well drained soils and prefers partial shade locations protected from hot afternoon sun and winter winds. Aucuba is excellent for hedges or massing and may be grown as large houseplants.

Image of Aucuba japonica

James Burghardt

(Japanese Aucuba, Japanese Laurel, Limbata Japanese Aucuba)

Japanese laurel is a tall, bushy, broadleaf evergreen shrub that, as its name suggests, is native to Japan and eastern Asia. Its most ornamental features are its thick, glossy, dark green leaves and bright red fruits that appear in fall and remain throughout winter. One particularly popular selection is ‘Crotonifolia’, which has beautiful gold-spotted foliage. This shrub tolerates moist well drained soil and prefers partial shade. To avoid sunscald and leaf desiccation, protect Japanese laurel from...