Shrubs and Hedges

Microbiota- Microbiota decussata (Russian Cypress)

Microbiota of which Russian Cypress is a popular variety is a evergreen groundcover for sun or shade. Find facts and information on growing Russian cypress. Microbiota variety, decussata, also known as Russian arbovitae because of its sprays of down turned leaves similar to those of arborvitae. Russian cypress is an extremely hardy evergreen shrub with foliage [...]

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Blue Mist Spirea (Caryopteris x clandonensis) Bluebeard

Blue mist spirea, Bluebeard (Caryopteris x clandonensis) produces showy blue flowers in late summer. Get Blue mist spirea facts and Information and find out how to grow and care for this shrub. Bluebeard is a deciduous shrub that is often used in shrub borders, perennial borders, and as an informal hedge. Growing Blue Mist Spirea [...]

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Prunus laurocerasus- Best Prunus laurocersus Varieties

Prunus laurocerasus, (cherry laurel, English Laurel) are evergreen flowering shrubs or small trees. Get facts and information on the best Prunus varieties for your yard and garden. Prunus Facts and Information Cherry laurel bears excellent, glossy, 6”, dark green leaves year round. It has clusters of perfumed blooms that appear in spring, followed by black [...]

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About Flowering Quince- Facts on Chaenomeles speciosa

Flowering quince (common flowering quince), Chaenomeles speciosa, is known for its showy red flowers that stand out in early spring. Find facts and information on growing healthy flowering quince shrubs. Flowering Quince Facts and Information Common flowering quince grows best in Zones 5-9 and will reach height and widths from 6-10 feet. They are deciduous shrubs [...]

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Viburnum Shrub- Black Haw Viburnum

Black Haw viburnum, Viburnum prunifolium, is a good choice for wildlife plantings. Black haw viburnum facts and information will help you choose, grow and care for your viburnum so that it gives you many years of pleasure. Other great viburnums include: Burkwood viburnum and arrowwood viburnum shrubs. Facts on Black Haw Viburnum Shrubs Black haw [...]

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Buttonbush- What is a Buttonbush Shrub?

A buttonbush is a deciduous or evergreen shrub with creamy flowers that have a musky scent. Buttonbush, Cephalanthus occidentalis, grows in Zones 5-11. Get facts and info on growing and caring for buttonbush shrubs. Buttonbush Facts Buttonbush grows 3-8’ h x 3-6’w. It requires careful siting because of its need for wet soil and its [...]

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Ilex verticillata- A Guide to Ilex verticillata, Winterberry

Ilex verticillata, winterberry, is a deciduous shrub often used in wet sites and in borders. From late fall through winter, winterberry (winterberry holly) produces an outstanding display of bright red berries, which persist on the branches even after the leaves have fallen. Facts and information on Ilex verticillata are given, along with tips on growing and caring [...]

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Viburnum Shrub- Arrowwood Viburnum

Arrowwood viburnum is a viburnum shrub that is hardy and adaptable to harsh conditions. Find facts and information on growing and caring for arrowwood viburnum shrubs, Viburnum dentatum. You may also find information on other types of viburnum shrubs, such as the Burkwood viburnum for your landscape. Arrowwood Viburnum Facts Arrowwood Viburnum grows well in [...]

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