Swamp Azalea

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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