Swamp Azalea

Rhododendron viscosum Growing Information • Plant Type: Shrub • Sunlight: Shade, part shade • Soils: Average, moist • Bloom Time: White in June, July • Size: 3-5 feet in height; 3-5 feet spread Plant Swamp Azalea as a hedge, in a mixed border, native plant garden, or...

Witch Hazel

Hamamelis virginiana Growing Information • Plant Type: Shrub • Sunlight: Sun, part shade, shade • Soils: Average, wet • Bloom Time: Yellow flowers in late October, November, December • Size: 6-15 feet in height; 6-15 foot spread Witch Hazel works well as a border...

Lowbush Blueberry

Vaccinium angustifolium Growing Information • Plant Type: Shrub • Sunlight: Full sun, part shade • Soils: Dry to moist, Average • Bloom Time: White flowers in May, June • Size: 1-2 feet in height; 1-3 foot spread Grow lowbush blueberry in a rock garden or...

Beach Plum

Prunus maritima Growing Information • Plant Type: Shrub • Sunlight: Sun • Soils: Dry, average • Bloom Time: White flowers in April, May • Size: Size: 3-6 feet in height; 3-6 foot spread Plant in a sunny, sandy site as a shrub border, wild hedge, foundation planting,...

Arrowwood

Viburnum dentatum Growing Information • Plant Type: Shrub • Sunlight: Sun, part shade • Soils: Acidic moist, well-drained, average • Bloom Time: White flowers in May, June • Size: 6-10 feet in height; 5-10 foot spread Upright growing shrub that turns shades of yellow,...

Inkberry

Ilex glabra Growing Information • Plant Type: Shrub • Sunlight: Sun, part shade • Soils: Moist to Average • Bloom Time: May, June – flowers called cymes are inconspicuous • Size: 3-8 feet tall, 3-6 foot spread, depending on cultivar As like other hollies, Inkberry is...

Sweet Pepperbush

Clethra alnifolia Growing Information • Plant Type: Shrub • Sunlight: Sun, part shade • Soils: Wet, average • Bloom Time: White to pinkish flowers in July, August • Size: 4-8 feet in height; 4-6 foot spread Plant Sweet Pepperbush where you are able to smell the spicy,...

Scrub Oak

Quercus ilicifolia Growing Information • Plant Type: Shrub • Sunlight: Sun • Soils: Dry, average • Bloom Time: Insignificant • Size: 12-20 feet in height Scrub Oak is also called Bear Oak and is one of the smaller and more gnarled oaks in New England. It recolonizes...

Spicebush

Lindera benzoin Growing Information • Plant Type: Shrub • Sunlight: Sun to shade • Soils: Wet, average • Bloom Time: Yellow flowers in April, May • Size: 6-12 feet in height; 6-12 foot spread Plant in naturalized woodland gardens with both male and female plants for...

Shadbush

Amelanchier canadensis Growing Information • Plant Type: Shrub • Sunlight: Sun, part shade • Soils: Acidic moist, well-drained, average • Bloom Time: White flowers in April, May • Size: 10-18 feet in height; 5-10 foot spread Also called Serviceberry, it is good for...

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