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JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University

(Ceanothus, Marie Simon Pale Wild Lilac, Pale Wild Lilac)

Dark glossy leaves are found on this small deciduous shrub. The open, loose branch tips are are topped with fluffy barely pale pink flower panicles for many weeks in summer. The flower tubes carry a medium pink hue while the small petals are a very pale pink.

Marie Simon pale wild lilac likes a full sun exposure in a light, well draining soil. It will tolerate warm dry sites. It seems unaffected by and tolerant of summer waterings, which is not typical of most ceanothus. Since flowering occurs...

Image of Celtis tenuifolia photo by: Jesse Saylor

Jesse Saylor

(Dwarf Hackberry)

In effect a dwarf version of common hackberry, this native of eastern and central North America typically forms a dense multi-stemmed shrub with rough oval dark green leaves. The elm-like foliage is sometimes marred by warty galls. Fall color is dull yellow. Inconspicuous flowers in spring give rise to pea-size fruits that ripen orange, brown, or red in late summer. Birds and other wildlife harvest the fruits for their thin, edible flesh, which surrounds a hard central nutlet. The gray, often warty...

Image of Cephalanthus occidentalis photo by: Grandiflora

Grandiflora

(Common Buttonbush)

The American native shrub, common buttonbush, develops striking pincushion-like flower balls of ivory in summer and early fall. These are followed by attractive fruits and russet red autumn leaves. This rounded, deciduous shrub is native to much of eastern North America as well as Cuba and regions in Mexico. Wild specimens can be found growing in moist or wet soils around lakes, ponds and streams.

Buttonbush has shiny, medium green leaves that are oval to almost lance-like in shape. The leaf...

Image of Cephalotaxus harringtonia photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Harrington's Plum Yew, Spreading Plum Yew)

Harrington's plum yew is a needled evergreen shrub or small tree with an upright to arching and spreading habit. This native of Korea and Japan is yew-like in appearance and has glossy, flattened dark green needles with silvery bands on their undersides. It is technically coniferous, but much like true yews its round fruits have a fleshy, purple-red exterior. Fruits only exist on female plants and appear in late summer to fall.

Plum yew grows well in sandy, well drained soil. Where climates...

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James H. Schutte

(Duke Gardens Harrington's Plum Yew, Harrington's Plum Yew)

Semi-formal in appearance without the need for pruning, the Harrington's plum yew selection 'Duke Gardens' grows as a wide oval mound with upward branch tips. It is yew-like (Taxus) in appearance and has glossy, flattened dark green needles with silvery bands on their undersides. Though technically coniferous, its round fruits have a fleshy, purple-red exterior, much like that of true yews. Fruits only exist on female plants and appear in late summer to fall. This cultivar originated as...

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Gerald L. Klingaman

(Fastigiate Harrington's Plum Yew, Harrington's Plum Yew)

Semi-formal in appearance without the need for pruning, the Harrington's plum yew selection 'Fastigiata' grows as a broad, upright shrub with noticeably vertical branches. It is yew-like (Taxus) in appearance and has glossy, flattened blackish-green needles with silvery bands on their undersides. Though technically coniferous, its round fruits have a fleshy, purple-red exterior, much like that of true yews. Fruits only exist on female plants and appear in late summer to fall.

The upright...

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Mark A. Miller

(Harrington's Plum Yew, Korean Gold Plum Yew)

Harrington's plum yew is a needled evergreen shrub or small tree with an upright to arching and spreading habit. This native of Korea and Japan is yew-like in appearance and has glossy, flattened dark green needles with silvery bands on their undersides. It is technically coniferous, but much like true yews its round fruits have a fleshy, purple-red exterior. Fruits only exist on female plants and appear in late summer to fall.

Plum yew grows well in sandy, well drained soil. Where climates...

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Gerald L. Klingaman

(Harrington's Plum Yew, Prostrate Plum Yew, Spreading Plum Yew)

This is an elegant, underused needled evergreen for the landscape. Prostrate plum yew has a spreading habit and attractive arching branches. It is yew-like in appearance and has glossy, flattened dark green needles with silvery bands on their undersides. Though technically coniferous, its round fruits have a fleshy, purple-red exterior, much like that of true yews. Fruits only exist on female plants and appear in late summer to fall.

Plum yew grows well in sandy, well drained soil. Where climates...

Image of Cephalotaxus harringtonia ssp. drupacea photo by: JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University

JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University

(Harrington's Plum Yew, Spreading Plum Yew)

This East Asian native is a wide-spreading evergreen conifer with flat, dark green, sharply pointed needles. Plants with female flowers produce edible fruits that resemble small plums.

Spreading plum yew thrives in partial shade (or full sun in cool climates) and moist, well drained soil, and is an attractive feature plant that also works well in masses. This tough conifer is more tolerant of heat, shade, and alkaline soils than many conifers, ideally suiting it for regions such as the southern...

Image of Ceratostigma willmottianum photo by: James Burghardt

James Burghardt

(Chinese Plumbago)

Chinese plumbago is a small twiggy shrub with an open habit and diamond-shaped apple green leaves. Valued for late season interest, it bears clusters of true blue flowers in late summer. Autumn brings a beautiful show of color with red to bronze foliage.

Tolerant of drought and poor soils, Chinese plumbago is a good candidate for banks and slopes. Small enough for the patio or container, this Chinese native looks best when grown in sun and lightly shaped before growth begins in the spring. It...