PLANTS FOR THE CITY GARDEN

 

Shade Trees

 

Carpinus betulus                                       European Hornbeam

Cercidiphyllum japonicum                        Katsura Tree

Ginkgo biloba                                            Gikgo or Maidenhair Tree

Geditsia triacanthos inermis                     Thornless Honey Locust

Sophora japonica                                      Japanese Pagoda Tree

Tilia cordata                                               Littleleaf Linden

 

Smaller Deciduous Trees

 

Acer palmatum                                          Japanese Maple

Betula pendula                                          Weeping European Birch

Chionanthus virginicus                              White Fringe Tree

Cornus florida                                            Flowering Dogwood

Crataegus phaenopyrum                          Washington Hawthorn

Magnolia stellata                                       Star Magnolia

Oxydendrum arboreum                                      Sorrel Tree or Sourwood

Phellodendron amurense                         Amur Cork Tree

Pyrus calleryana ‘Bradford’                      Cradford Callery Pear

 

Evergreen Trees & Shrubs

 

Abies concolor                                          White Fir

Pseudotsuga menziesii                                      Douglas Fir

Sciadopitys verticillata                              Umbrella Pine

Taxus spp.                                                 Yews

Tsuga canadensis                                    Canadian Hemlock (dwarf varieties)

 

Broad-Leaved Evergreens

 

Buxus spp.                                                Boxwoods

Ilex crenata ‘Convexa’                              Boxleaf Holly

Ilex glabra                                                  Inkberry

Ilex opaca                                                  American Holly

Kalmia latifolia                                           Mountain Laurel

Leucothoe fontanesiana                           Drooping Leucothoe

Pieris japonica                                           Japanese  Andromeda or Pieris

Pyracantha coccinea ‘Lalandei’                Laland Firethorn

Rhododenron spp.                                    Rhododendrons and Azaleas

 

 

 

 

 

Deciduous Shrubs

 

Berberis thunbergii                                   Japanese Barberry

Chaenomeles speciosa                           Flowering Quince

Clethra alnifolia                                          Summer-sweet Clethra

Cotoneaster spp.                                                Cotoneasters

Enkianthus campanulatus                         Redvein Enkianthus

Euonymus alata                                         Winged Euonymus

Forsythia intermedia ‘Spectabilis’            Showy Border Forsythia

Hibiscus syriacus                                      Rose-of-Sharon or Shrub Althea

Hydrangea paniculata ‘Grandiflora’          Peegee Hydrangea

Ligustrum obtusifolium regelianum                   Regel Privet

Lonicera fragrantissima                            Winter Honeysuckle

Spiraea vanhouttei                                    Vanhoutte Spirea

Viburnum prunifolium                                Black Haw

 

Vines

 

Parhenocissus tricuspidata                      Boston Ivy

Parthenocissus quinquefolia                    Virginia Creeper

Wisteria floribunda                                    Japanese Wisteria

 

Groundcovers

 

Euonymus fortunei                                    Wintercreeper

Hedera helix                                              English Ivy

Pachysandra terminalis                            Japanese Spurge or Pachysandra