Shrubs & Trees (S)

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Photo unavailable SANCHEZIA nobilis 'Ellen' (syn. S. parvibracteata 'Ellen')
Tiger Plant, Fire Fingers

Woody Shrub: Evergreen. Heat tolerant. Native to Ecuador and Peru. Grown for the beautiful deep green leaves with bright yellow and cream veins. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: yellow flowers, orange bracts. Border, bed, container and houseplant. Height: usually 3-4 feet, but can reach up to 8 feet. Width: 3-5 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/moist. USDA Z9-11.

SANTOLINA chamaecyparissus, Lavender Cotton SANTOLINA chamaecyparissus
Lavender Cotton

Evergreen shrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Tolerates coastal conditions. Use in borders, edges, rock gardens and low hedges. Has rounded button-like flowers and aromatic foliage. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: bright yellow. Size: 2' x 3'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z7.

Photo unavailable SANTOLINA chamaecyparissus 'Nana'
Lavender Cotton

Evergreen shrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Tolerates coastal conditions. Use in borders, edges, rock garden and low hedges. Has rounded button-like flowers and aromatic foliage. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: bright yellow. Height: to 12 inches. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z7.

Photo unavailable SANTOLINA rosmarinifolia (S. virens)
Lavender Cotton

Evergreen shrub: Drought, deer, fire & coastal tolerant. Somewhat gopher resistant. Border, rock garden, edge, bank, ground cover, and hedge plant. Has rounded button-like flowers and aromatic foliage. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: creamy chartreuse. Height: to 2 feet. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z9.

Photo unavailable SANTOLINA virens 'Lemon Fizz'
Cotton Lavender

Evergreen shrub: Distinctive chartreuse, thread-like foliage that is dramatically different from the common grey & green leaved ones. Really good color for winter interest! Use in containers, borders, edges, rock garden & low hedges. Needs well-draining area. Has rounded button-like flowers & aromatic foliage. Blm time: summer. Blm color: soft yellow. Size: 12" x 18". Compact, mounding. Exp: sun/lt. shade. Water: moderate/dry.

SPIRAEA 'Magic Carpet', Bridal Wreath SPIRAEA 'Magic Carpet'
Bridal Wreath

Shrub of the rose family with bronze tipped foliage. Winter deciduous. Deer resistant. Clay tolerant. Good cut flower, border, ground cover & back ground plant. Attracts butterflies. Blooms: summer. Height: 15-18". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z3. (PP#9363) (syn. S. japonica 'Magic Carpet', S. japonica 'Walbuma').

Photo unavailable SPIRAEA japonica 'Goldflame'
Japanese Spiraea

Shrub of the rose family with bronze tipped foliage. Winter deciduous. Deer resistant. Clay tolerant. Good cut flower, border and back ground plant. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: pink. Height: 3-4 feet. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

SPIRAEA nipponica 'Snowmound', Japanese Spiraea SPIRAEA nipponica 'Snowmound'
Japanese Spiraea

Shrub of the rose family. Winter deciduous. Deer resistant. Clay tolerant. Good border and back ground plant. Cut stems with blossoms create stunning flower arrangements. Attracts butterflies. Bloom time: summer. Bloom color: white. Height: 2-4'. Width: 2-4'. Exposure: sun/light shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable SYRINGA vulgaris 'Congo'
French Hybrid Lilac

Deciduous shrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Early, compact & round. Very fragrant and free flowering. Good cut flower. Attracts butterflies & hummers. Blooms: spring-summer. Bloom color: wine red, single. Remove spent flower heads, prune out crowded branches. Height: 10'. Exposure: sun. Water during growing & blooming season. USDA Z2.

Photo unavailable SYRINGA vulgaris 'Sensation'
French Hybrid Lilac

Deciduous shrub: Drought & deer tolerant. Large, two-toned flowers! Excellent fragrance & cut flower. Attracts butterflies & hummers. Blooms: spring-summer. Bloom color: wine-red w/ white edges. Size: 10' x 8'. Remove spent flower heads, prune out crowded branches. Exposure: sun. Water during growing & blooming season. USDA Z2.

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