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 ACER rubrum ‘Drummondi’  (Red Maple)

 

One of the oldest of the Red Maple cultivars, is well adapted to the eastern and southeastern U.S. Nice Fall color and adapts well to moist or poorly drained soil.

Mature Height: 50’ x 40’

Rate of Growth: Fast

Foliage: Medium Green with wooly white underside

Hardiness: Zone 3-9

 

 

 

 BUXUS mycrophylla Wintergreen Boxwood

Tough, durable, compact evergreen shrub.  More cold tolerant than Japanese Boxwood with a more upright growing habit.  Excellent choice for small hedges.

Mature Height: 3’x4’

Rate of Growth: Slow 

Foliage: Glossy Deep Green

Hardiness: Zone 5-10

 

 

 

 CAMELLIA sansanqua (Maiden Blush)

 

 

A very profuse bloomer, yielding a showy pink, single bloom flower.

Mature Height: 15’x10’

Rate of Growth: Slow to Moderate

Flower: Soft Pink

Hardiness: Zone 7-9

 

 

 

ILEX cornuta ‘Burfordi’  Holly

Very durable, this glossy, dark green evergreen makes for a great large screening hedge, as well as a wonderful specimen in a multi-cane tree-form application, displaying a broad “umbrella” canopy.

Mature Height: 14’ x 18’

Rate of Growth: Moderate

Foliage: Glossy Dark Green

Fruit: Red Berries

Hardiness: Zone 6-9

 

 

 

 

ILEX cornuta ‘Delcambre’ (Needlepoint Holly)

Best used as a hedge or large screen, this glossy, dark green holly grows as wide as it does tall.  A very profuse berry producer, this fine textured leaf holly flushes evenly, allowing for less trimming in informal applications, or it can be trimmed tightly to yield a formal hedge or specimen. 

Mature Height: 14’ x 18’

Rate of Growth: Moderate

Foliage: Glossy Dark Green

Fruit: Red Berries

Hardiness: Zone 6-9

 

 

 

ILEX x ‘Emily Bruner’ Holly

Dense pyramidal, glossy dark green leaf holly similar in growth habit and appearance to the ‘Nellie R Stevens,’ with the exception of a larger flat-shaped leaf. 

Mature Height: 20’ x 15’

Rate of Growth: Medium

Foliage: Dark Green

Fruit: Large Red Berries

Hardiness: Zone 7-9

 

 

 

ILEX latifolia x ‘Mary Nell’ Holly

Recognized by its “serrated” leaf margins, this unique glossy, dark green holly maintains a very pyramidal shape along with its bright red berries in the fall. 

Mature Height: 12’ x 14’

Rate of Growth: Slow

Foliage: Glossy Dark Green

Fruit: Red Berries

Hardiness: Zone 6-9

 

 

 

ILEX opaca x ‘Eagleson’ Holly

Upright growing holly that can be distinguished from the ‘Savannah’ Holly by its smoother leaf margins, lighter berry set and broader growth habit.  Makes a great street tree, screen, or specimen around pools or fountains where berries may not be desirable.

Mature Height: 25’ x 15’

Rate of Growth: Fast

Foliage: Light Green

Fruit: Red Berries

Hardiness: Zone 7-9

 

 

 

ILEX opaca x ‘East Palatka’ Holly

This opaca hybrid has a small, flat, and slightly darker green leaf than other opaca species, typically with one tooth at the tip of the leaf, yielding a much softer texture. An upright pyramidal tree, makes a great selection as specimen or screen.

Mature Height: 25’ x 15’

Rate of Growth: Fast

Foliage: Medium Green

Fruit: Bright Red Berries

Hardiness: Zone 7-9

 

ILEX hybrid ‘Magland’ PP14417 Oakland ™ Holly 

Upright, conical growth habit with a softer texture and light green color combined with bright red berries to provide an excellent specimen, or limited space, screening application.

Mature Height:  20′ x 8’ 

Rate of Growth: Moderate

Foliage:  Medium Green

Fruit: Red Berries

Hardiness: Zone 6-9

 

ILEX opaca x ‘Savannah’ Holly

Most popular large pyramidal evergreen with light green foliage and heavy berry set.

Mature Height: 25’ x 15’

Rate of Growth: Fast

Foliage: Light Green

Fruit: Bright Red Berries

Hardiness: Zone 7-9

 

ILEX opaca x ‘Savannah’ Holly (STD)

Pyramidal evergreen with light green foliage and heavy berry set. Performs well in alkaline soils.

Mature Height: 25’ x 15’

Rate of Growth: Fast

Foliage: Light Green

Fruit: Bright Red Berries

Hardiness: Zone 7-9

 

ILEX x ‘Nellie R Stevens’ Holly

One of the most popular pyramidal, dark green, hollies used in the southeast. An excellent choice for screening or specimen.

Mature Height: 20’ x 15’

Rate of Growth: Moderate

Foliage: Dark Green

Fruit: Bright Red Berries

Hardiness: Zone 6-9

 

ILEX vomitoria (Native Yaupon)

A tough, durable, fine textured holly native to the southeast ranging from Florida to Oklahoma, the Yaupon can be used in a variety of soil types and climates and will thrive in sun or shade.

Mature Height: 20’ x 15’

Rate of Growth: Moderate

Foliage: Dark Green

Fruit: Bright Red Berries

Hardiness: Zone 6-9

 

 

LAGERSTROEMIA x ‘Muskogee’ Crape Myrtle

A National Arboretum hybrid, high in mildew resistance, broad and tall with some exfoliating bark.

Mature Height: 25’ x 15’

Rate of Growth: Fast

Color: Light Lavender

# Days in Bloom: 110

Hardiness: Zone 6-9

 

LAGERSTROEMIA x ‘Natchez’ Crape Myrtle

Best known for its profound exfoliating bark and copper tan trunk, underneath a snow white flower, this National Arboretum hybrid makes a tall, broad tree, high in mildew resistance.

Mature Height: 25’ x 15’

Rate of Growth: Fast

Color: White

# Days in Bloom: 110

Hardiness: Zone 6-9

 

LAGERSTROEMIA x ‘Tuscarora’ Crape Myrtle

A more upright, broad vase shape Crape Myrtle, yielding a dark pink to light red bloom. Another National Arboretum hybrid selection high in mildew resistance.

Mature Height: 25’ x 15’

Rate of Growth: Fast

Color: Dark Pink/Light Red

# Days in Bloom: 70

Hardiness: Zone 6-9

 

LIGUSTRUM ‘Wax Leaf’ 

Fast growing broad evergreen.  Leaves are glossy dark green and it is used for screening, as well as beautiful specimen tree-form applications. 

Mature Height: 15’ x 12’

Rate of Growth: Fast

Foliage: Dark Green

Flower Color: White

Hardiness: Zone 7b-10

 

LOROPETALUM chinense rubrum ‘Zhuzhou’  (multi)

A “must see to believe,” LaCroix Nursery, Inc. has been perfecting the cultural practices necessary to produce this spectacular specimen since 1997. When grown in our southeastern sandy-clay loam soil to produce adequate caliper, and trained and pruned at the proper time, the result is an extraordinary, “umbrella” type evergreen canopy resting on a multi-trunk pedestal that can only be described as “breathtaking” when in bloom.

Mature Height: 15’ x 10’

Rate of Growth: Moderate

Foliage: Burgundy

Flower Color: Dark Pink

Hardiness: Zone 7-9

 

MAGNOLIA grandiflora ‘DD Blanchard’

Fast growing, large brown-back leaf, pyramidal shape with a strong central leader.

Mature Height: 60’ x 30’

Rate of Growth: Moderate

Flower Color: White

Hardiness: Zone 7-10

 

MAGNOLIA grandiflora ‘Lil Gem’

Slow growing, dark green, brown back cultivar. Profuse bloomer. 

Mature Height: 30’ x 15’

Rate of Growth: Slow

Flower Color: White

Hardiness: Zone 7-10

 

MYRICA cerifera (Wax Myrtle)

An attractive and useful small evergreen tree or large shrub with an open, loose crown.  Native to sandy swamp lands and acid, wet, poorly drained soils throughout the southern states, this plant type has an attractive bark and tends to develop multiple trunks. 

Mature Height: 15’ x 15’

Rate of Growth: Moderate

Foliage: Medium to Dark Green

Hardiness: Zone 7-10

 

PYRUS calleryana x ‘Bradford Pear’

Native to China, this oval-shaped medium sized tree, is most known for its Fall color and showy white blooms in early Spring. 

Mature Height: 40’ x 30’

Rate of Growth: Fast

Foliage: Dark-Medium Green

Foliage: Orange to Red-Orange

Hardiness: Zone 4-9

 

PYRUS calleryana x ‘Cleveland Select’

A Bradford Pear with a slightly smaller leaf and selected for its exceptional color in the fall. 

Mature Height: 40’ x 30’

Rate of Growth: Fast

Foliage: Dark-Medium Green

Foliage: Orange to Red-Orange

Hardiness: Zone 4-9

 

QUERCUS nuttallii (Nuttall Oak)

Vigorous, pyramidal growth habit, this Red Oak has excellent Fall color. Mistaken for Shumard Oak, this oak performs best in a slightly acid soil.

Mature Height: 80’ x 40’

Rate of Growth: Fast

Foliage: Medium Green

Fall Color: Orange to Red-Orange 

Hardiness: Zone 4-9

 

QUERCUS phellos (Willow Oak)

Native to the eastern and southeastern U.S., this upright, fine textured oak is an excellent choice as a street or fast-growing shade tree.

Mature Height: 80’ x 40’

Rate of Growth: Fast

Foliage: Light Green

Fall Color: Yellow 

Hardiness: Zone 5-8

 

QUERCUS virginiana (Live Oak)

Popular broad canopy, known for its strength and longevity, a “must have” as a shade tree in the south.

Mature Height: 60’ x 80’

Rate of Growth: Medium

Foliage: Dark Green 

Hardiness: Zone 7-10

 

 

TAXODIUM distichum (Bald Cypress)

A deciduous conifer, displays a soft texture through its light green foliage in a cone-shaped form, contrasted against a soft, reddish-brown bark.

Mature Height: 80’ x 25’

Rate of Growth: Fast

Foliage: Soft Medium Green

Fall Color: Coppery Bronze

Hardiness: Zone 5-10

 

 THUJA plicata ‘Green Giant’  Western Arborvitae

 

 Broad pyramidal conifer which makes an excellent screen.  Good substitute for Leyland Cypress.

Mature Height: 30’ x 15’

Rate of Growth: Fast

Foliage: Bright Green

Hardiness: Zone 3-9

 

 

 

 

 

TRACHYCARPUS fortunei ‘Windmill’ Palm

Evergreen Palm with dark green, fan-shaped leaves, and a trunk that appears to have a furry-like texture.  The Windmill palm is considered to be one of the most “cold hardy” palms and is an excellent choice for a framing tree, accent, specimen or patio planting.

Mature Height: 40’ x 50’

Rate of Growth: Medium

Foliage: Hunter Green

Hardiness: Zone 8-11

 

 

ULMUS parvifolia ‘Drake Elm’ 

A Chinese elm cultivar, this species is noted for its superior dark green foliage and its exfoliating bark coupled with a fast-growing, broad canopy.

Mature Height: 60’ x 40’

Rate of Growth: Fast

Foliage: Dark Green

Fall Color: Pale Yellow/Orange

Hardiness: Zone 4-10

 

 

 

VITEX x agnus-castus ‘Shoal Creek’ Chaste Tree (Multi) 

Beautiful small multi-stemmed shrub with dark blue flowers and medium green foliage that bloom throughout the summer.  Exhibits good drought tolerance once established.

Mature Height: 15’ x 10’

Rate of Growth: Medium to Fast

Foliage: Medium Green

Fall Color: Deep Blue

Hardiness: Zone 7-9