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Gerald L. Klingaman

(Fullmoon Maple, Green Cascade Fullmoon Maple)

The beautiful 'Green Cascade' is an elegant, weeping, deciduous shrub with finely lobed leaves and a compact, domed habit. This cultivar of Acer japonicum resembles the dissectum forms of another Northeast Asian species — Acer palmatum. In autumn, its foliage turns shades of red. The naked gray pendulous branches are beautiful in winter, particularly when outlined with snow.

Tolerant of most soils and sun or partial shade, this cultivar makes a lovely specimen plant for a lawn,...

(Japanese Maple, Skeeter's Broom Japanese Maple)

The beautiful and ubiquitous Japanese maple is a small deciduous tree native to eastern Asia. Originating as an offshoot of 'Bloodgood', 'Skeeter's Broom' features a dwarf shrubby habit and deeply lobed, palmate (hand-shaped) leaves that emerge copper-red in spring, mature to reddish-green in summer, and turn fiery tones in fall.

This Japanese maple enjoys humus-rich, well-drained, acidic soil and partial shade. It works well as a feature plant or in a mixed border or container.

Image of Adina rubella photo by: James Burghardt

James Burghardt

(Chinese Buttonbush)

Pretty, glossy, dark-green leaves and scores of small, planet-like flowers in summer highlight the beauty of Chinese buttonbush. A deciduous shrub with a rather open, spreading and arching habit, it is a native of China. The reddish brown twigs bear matching pairs of perfectly-shaped elliptical leaves that are shiny green. By summertime, small flower clusters in the shape of balls appear that on close inspection display tiny white flowers with burgundy tips and a long white floral tube. They are...

Image of Aesculus californica photo by: JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University

JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University

(California Buckeye)

Beautiful and fragrant white flowers, decorative nuts, and glossy leaves make the California buckeye one of the more interesting and pretty buckeyes for the garden. Native to the canyon hills and ranges of central California, this dry-season deciduous large shrub also boasts smooth silver-gray bark that arguably makes the plant look more stunning when no leaves are present.

The warmth of spring finds the new, light green foliage emerging, with hand-like (palmate) leaves with five to seven leaflets...

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Gerald L. Klingaman

(Bottlebrush Buckeye)

What a fantastic large shrub for the landscape! Bottlebrush buckeye is a broad, deciduous, suckering shrub with large palmate leaves with five to seven leaflets. In midsummer this native of the southeastern United States bears many upright, cone-shaped panicles of spidery white flowers, which are very showy. These are followed by hard, smooth husks that contain small, brown inedible nuts.

Bottlebrush buckeye grows well in full sun to part shade and is tolerant of a wide range of soil types and...

Image of Aesculus sylvatica photo by: JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University

JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University

(Painted Buckeye)

Painted buckeye lives up to its name in spring as its new foliage unfurls in colors of purple, brown and bronze before turning lush green. A sprawling, multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub, it is native to the woodland understory of the southeastern United States. The stem tips give rise to an upright cluster of flowers that are pale yellow-green blushing in rosy pink. The tan fruits are rounded and smooth, splitting to reveal one to three shiny blackish brown seeds, not edible to humans...

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James Burghardt

(Fetterbush, Florida Leucothoe, Hobblebush)

Fetterbush is a broadleaf evergreen shrub with arching branches densely covered with glossy, dark green leaves tinged with reddish bronze new growth. Fragrant creamy white flowers occur in late spring on this native of the wetlands of the southeastern United States. The flowers are urn-shaped and dangle from the arching branches.

Fetterbush needs moist soils and at least partial shade to look its best and makes an excellent evergreen screen in shady gardens. It is an especially attractive companion...

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(Allamanda, Cherries Jubilee Allamanda)

Cherries Jubilee Allamanda is an tropical evergreen climbing shrub growing from 5 to 10 feet in height. This hybrid is an excellent clambering shrub for full sun and coastal exposures. The bell-shaped flowers are a muted salmon and burgundy with a dark red throat and blooms nearly year-round in tropical climates. Hummingbirds may check out the flowers.

Give the Cherries Jubilee allamanda a full to partial sun exposure in a well draining soil. Overly alkaline or dry sandy soil will result in...

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Jesse Saylor

(Lemon Verbena)

Lemon verbena to North American gardeners, Herb Louisa to European gardeners, Aloysia triphylla is a tender deciduous shrub grown for the odor of its leaves, an extraordinarily pleasant and sweet lemony scent released by untouched leaves and by bruised or crushed leaves alike. The flowers, which appear in late Spring, are white to pale lavender and insignificant and the ornamental value of the plant lies in its canopy of narrow leaves.

Lemon verbena grows best on well-drained, slightly...

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James Burghardt

(Sweet Almond Shrub, Sweet Almond Verbena)

Perfuming the air, the white flowers of sweet almond verbena attract bees and butterflies. Native to the drier subtropical parts of northern Argentina, this fast-growing evergreen shrub is almost ever-blooming. It is an upright plant but will look rounded with its many horizontal, weeping branches. The oval, gray-green leaves have small teeth on their edges, and overall have a fine sand-papery texture. Towards the tips of the new growth, many small flowerspikes jut out horizontally from the leaf...