Shrubs & Trees (B)

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Photo unavailable BALLOTA 'All Hallow's Green' (Marrubium)

Evergreen subshrub: Drought tolerant and deer resistant. Nice evergreen border plant primarily grown for its apple green foliage. Shear back to keep plant tidy. Height: 12-18 inches. Width: 12-18 inches. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate/dry. USDA Z8.

Photo unavailable BEGONIA 'Gene Daniels'
Cane-type Begonia

Shrub: Cane-type, very large, upright grower. Coral-pink flowers are on continuous display. The flowers are set off by huge dark bronzey-green heart-shaped leaves with a red reverse. Good for porches, patios, large containers or tropical settings. Perennial outdoors where there is no frost or can be used as a houseplant in bt., indirect light. Late winter into summer. Height: 4-6'. Width: 4-6'. Exp: part shade/shade. Water: mod. USDA Z9. Hardy to at least 30° F.

BEGONIA bolivienses 'Shine Bright Red', Shine Bright Series Begonia BEGONIA bolivienses 'Shine Bright Red'
Shine Bright Series Begonia

Shrub: The Shine Bright series are very well-branched with unbeatable flower power, thriving in hot and humid summer climates. Performs well in both sun or shade, making them easy and versatile. Doesn’t require any deadheading. Ideal for hanging baskets, mixed containers & window boxes. Bloom color: single, bright red. Size 12-16" x 12-16". Prefers sun or part-shade to shade. Water: moderate-dry.

BERBERIS thunbergii 'Rose Glow', Japanese Berberis, Barberry BERBERIS thunbergii 'Rose Glow'
Japanese Berberis, Barberry

Deciduous shrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. A great foliage shrub. Good for hedges and borders. Marbled reddish purple foliage ages to bronze and rose in autumn and followed by bright red berries. Mid spring blooms are pale yellow. Will grow in most soils. Size: 4-6' x 10'. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable BERBERIS thunbergii 'Royal Cloak'
Japanese Berberis, Barberry

Deciduous shrub: Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. A great foliage shrub. Great barrier, hedge & border plant. Particularly large (for a barberry) luscious burgundy folg. from spring-early fall. In early spring as the new prpl lvs emerge, bt. ylw flowers sparkle against the deeply colored foliage followed by bt. red berries. Mid spring blms are pale ylw. Will grow in most soils. Size: 3-5' x 3-5'. Exp.: sun. Water: mod. USDA Z4.

Photo unavailable BUDDLEJA 'Buzz Magenta'
Butterfly Bush, Summer Lilac

Shrub: Drought, deer, gopher & clay tolerant. Semi-evergreen/deciduous border & pot plant. About 1/3 the size of traditional Buddlejas. Leaves are green on top, white underneath. Fragrant magenta cone-like flowers attract butterflies & hummers. Good cut flower. Blooms: summer-fall. Ht: 3'. W: 3'. Smaller in pots. Sun/light shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5. (PPAF)

Photo unavailable BUDDLEJA 'Buzz Sky Blue'
Butterfly Bush, Summer Lilac

Shrub: Drought, deer, gopher & clay tolerant. Semi-evergreen/deciduous border & pot plant. About 1/3 the size of traditional Buddlejas. Leaves are green on top, white underneath. Fragrant sky blue cone-like flowers attract butterflies & hummers. Good cut flower. Blooms: summer-fall. Ht: 3'. W: 3'. Smaller in pots. Sun/light shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5. (PPAF)

Photo unavailable BUDDLEJA 'Lochinch'
Butterfly Bush or Summer Lilac

Shrub: Deer resistant deciduous border plant. Arching growth habit with plumes of fragrant flowers in late summer and autumn. Flowers attract butterflies. Bloom color: lilac-blue. Height: 10 feet. Width: 10 feet. Exposure: sun/light shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

BUDDLEJA davidii var. nanhoensis 'Black Knight', Butterfly Bush or Summer Lilac BUDDLEJA davidii var. nanhoensis 'Black Knight'
Butterfly Bush or Summer Lilac

Shrub: Drought and clay tolerant. Deer and gopher resistant. Semi-evergreen to deciduous border plant. Leaves are green on top with white felt underneath. Fragrant deep purple cone-like flowers attract butterflies & hummingbirds. Nice cut flower. Bloom time: summer-fall. Growth: 15' x 15'. Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5-9.

Photo unavailable BUDDLEJA davidii var. nanhoensis 'Blue Knight'
Butterfly Bush or Summer Lilac

Shrub: Drought & clay tolerant. Deer & gopher resistant. Semi-evergreen to deciduous border plant. Incredibly long, 10-12”, outward-facing flower panicles open light lavender purple then deepen to blue-purple w/age. The new & aged flowers appear at the same time, giving it an interesting two-tone effect. Attracts butterflies & hummingbirds. Nice cut flower. Blm time: summer-fall. Growth: 3-4' x 4-6'. Exp.: sun/pt shade. Water: mod. USDA Z5. PP#28178

Photo unavailable BUDDLEJA lindleyana
Butterfly Bush or Summer Lilac

Shrub: Evergreen perennial with a 6-8 month bloom span! Large, fountainous growth habit is great for borders. Flowers attract bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Bloom time: spring - summer. Bloom color: royal purple. Height: 6-10 feet. Exposure: sun/light shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z8.

BULBINE frutescens 'Hallmark', Stalked Bulbine (syn. B. caulescens) BULBINE frutescens 'Hallmark'
Stalked Bulbine (syn. B. caulescens)

Shrub: Succulent perennial from So. Africa w/fleshy pencil-like foliage. Flower stalks carry clusters of star-shaped orange flowers w/fuzzy yellow stamens in spring-fall. Good cut flower, rock garden, bank & pot plant. Clump former: 12" x 24". Stalks to 12-18". Smaller & less heat tolerant than species. Exposure: sun. Tolerates dryness & poor, dry soil. USDA Z9-11.

BULBINE frutescens - orange form, Stalked Bulbine (syn. B. caulescens) BULBINE frutescens - orange form
Stalked Bulbine (syn. B. caulescens)

Shrub: Succulent perennial native to South Africa with fleshy pencil-like foliage. Flower stalks carry clusters of star-shaped orange flowers in spring-fall. Good cut flower. Nice for rock gardens, banks and containers. Forms clumps to 12" x 36-48". Flower stalks to 24". Exposure: sun. Tolerates dryness & poor, dry soil. USDA Z9-11.

BULBINE frutescens - yellow form, Stalked Bulbine (syn. B. caulescens) BULBINE frutescens - yellow form
Stalked Bulbine (syn. B. caulescens)

Shrub: Succulent perennial native to South Africa with fleshy pencil-like foliage. Flower stalks carry clusters of star-shaped yellow flowers in spring-fall. Good cut flower. Nice for rock gardens, banks and containers. Forms clumps to 12" x 36-48". Flower stalks to 24". Exposure: sun. Tolerates dryness & poor, dry soil. USDA Z9-11.

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