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Astilbe hybrid
Astilbe. perennial. Used for color. Flower can be white, pink, or red. Season: early to mid-summer. Attracts beneficial insects.
Chaenomeles speciosa cv.
Common Floweringquince. Deciduous. Shrub or hedge. Oblong, shiny leaf. Flower comes in many colors. Edible fruit, but bitter.
Clematis hybrid
Clematis. Perennial. Ground cover. Smooth, oblong, dark green leaves. Many stamens.
Echinacea purpurea
Purple Coneflower. Perennial. Shrub, hedge. Very showy flower, which attracts butterflies.
Fagus sylvatica cv.
European Beech. deciduous. Used as specimen, in parks and lawns. Leaf is ovate, shiny green, with fine hairs and a toothed or wavy margin.
Border Forsythia
Forsythia x intermedia. Deciduos. Shrub. Yellow leaves. Branches are upright and arching.
Gardenia jasminoides 'Fortuniana'
Gardenia. Houseplant. Shrub, hedges, screens, specimen. Flower comes in many colors.
Hedera helix cv.
English Ivy. Evergreen. Ground cover, wall cover, any type of cover. Flower is small, greenish white. Fruits are round black drupes, which ripen over winter.
Hydrangea quercifolia
Oakleaf Hydrangea. Deciduous. Hedge, specimen. Flower comes in many colors, is pyramidal, showy, and good dried. Leaves are oak like and dark green.
Hydrangea macrophylla
Bigleaf Hydrangea. Deciduous. Hedge, specimen. Leaves are ovate, serrate, green above, paler below. Flower comes in many colors, very attractive, large clusters.
Berberis x mentorensis
Deciduous; obovate leaves; reddish purple leaves in fall; invasive red, egg-shaped berries; used as hedge or winter color
Cornus alba
Deciduous; ovate to elliptical leaves- entire margin; yellow to purple to red leaves in the fall; white flowers and fruit; used as accent or for color
Cornus florida
Deciduous; oval leaves- entire to slightly wavy margin; red, purple leaves in fall; white or pink flowers and red fruit; used for color
Cornus kousa
Deciduous; oval to ovate leaves- entire margin; red, purple leaves in fall; white flowers and red cherry-like fruit; used for color and interest
Cornus sericea
Deciduous; narrow, veined leaves- wavy margin; red, purple leaves in fall; white flowers and white fruit; used as four-season or winter interest
Cotoneaster dammeri
Evergreen; shiny, waxy leaves; reddish purple leaves in winter; white flower and red fruit; used as an alternative for juniper
Juniperus chinensis
Evergreen; scale- or awl-like, dark green to blue-green and yellow leaves; bluish white to brown cones; used for four-season interest
Juniperus horizontalis
Evergreen; scale- or awl-like, blue-green to silvery leaves; round, silvery blue cones; used for groundcover
Myrica pensylvanica
Deciduous; leathery, glossy, grayish green leaves; bronze to tan leaves in fall; grayish white fruit; used as hedge, berries for wax, soap, and candles
Thuja occidentalis
Evergreen; scale-like, long-pointed leaves; upright, rounded, red-brown cone; used as hedge or screen
Acer palmatum
Deciduous; 5-7 lobes; star-shaped leaves; yellow, red, copper, orange leaves in fall; used as ornamental
Acer rubrum
Deciduous; 3 lobes; ovate leaves; red leaves in fall; used as shade tree
Acer saccharum
Deciduous; 5 lobes; star-shaped leaves; orange leaves in fall; used as shade tree and maple syrup
Picea abies
Evergreen; dark green needles; droopy branches; long, upright cone; used as hedge and windbreak
Picea pungens
Evergreen; blue to blue-green needles; long, cylindrical cone; used as Christmas tree
Pinus strobus
Evergreen; green needles; small, cylindrical cone; used as windbreak and Christmas tree
Quercus alba
Deciduous; 7-10 rounded lobes; oblong leaves; red leaves in the fall; used as shade tree
Quercus bicolor
Deciduous; blunt-toothed lobes; oblong leaves; rusty or copper leaves in fall; used as shade tree
Quercus palustris
Deciduous; 5-9 bristle-tipped lobes; oblong, ovate leaves; copper or red leaves in fall; used as shade or street tree
Quercus rubra
Deciduous; 7-11 bristle-tipped lobes; oblong, ovate leaves; red leaves in fall; used as shade or street tree

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