Camellia Sasanqua

Camellia Sasanqua

This robust and stylish aristocrat of the garden is often passed by in favor of its more familiar cousin, Camellia japonica. While it's true that the "japonicas" have larger flowers, Camellia sasanqua has just as many endearing attributes. Like the japonicas,...

Abelia

Abelia

  Glossy abelia is an evergreen  shrub with arching branches and a rounded shape that can get as tall as 10 ft and as wide as 12 ft. Rarely do specimens get that big, though, and the typical size is more like 3-5 ft in height. Glossy abelia begins flowering in...

Thryallis

Thryallis

Thryallis is a small evergreen tropical shrub that grows to a maximum height of about 6 ft and about as wide. It grows moderately fast into a neat rounded shape with many slender stems that are reddish when young. This shrub forms a dense and twiggy mass covered in...

Plumbago

Plumbago

Plumbago is an evergreen shrub with whip-like semiwoody stems that form a loose, rounded mound 3-10 ft. high with a similar spread. Plumbago can be pruned to grow like a vine and scramble over supports, or pruned into a more compact mounded shrub, or left to sprawl...

Loropetalum

Loropetalum

Chinese loropetalum is an evergreen shrub of the broadleaf variety. Chinese loropetalum prefers a rich, well-drained loam with some acidity. The further south you go, the more loropetalum can profit from a location with partial shade (which may, however, result in a...

Knock Out Rose

Knock Out Rose

The Knock Out™ rose is resistant to most rose diseases, blooms repeatedly all growing season long, is heat tolerant, cold tolerant, and drought tolerant. There are pink Knock Outs™, yellow Knock Outs™, multicolored Knock Outs™ and double Knock Outs™. Perhaps the most...

Ixora

Ixora

Ixora is a dense, multi-branched  shrub, commonly 4-6 ft. in height, but capable of reaching up to 12 ft.  high. Ixora has a rounded form, with a spread that may exceed its height. The glossy, leathery, oblong leaves are about 4 in. Small tubular, scarlet flowers in...

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

Hydrangea is a rounded shrub with huge, deciduous, opposite, serrated, medium to dark green leaves. It is usually seen at 3-6 ft.  with an equal spread. Flowers are arranged in huge, ball shaped clusters on the most common varieties. There are many selected varieties...

Gardenia

Gardenia

Picture gorgeous, dark to bright green, opposite leaves on a shrub that can grow 6-8 ft (1.8-2.4 m) high with almost equal spread. The leaves are glossy and leathery. Mature shrubs usually look round, and have a medium texture. This is not a "bloom all at once and...

Bush Daisy

Bush Daisy

African bush-daisy is a herbaceous perennial or sub-shrub that grows in a mound-like bush up to 3 ft (0.9 m) tall and 4 ft (1.2 m) wide. It has dark glossy-green, pinnately compound leaves, and yellow daisy-like flowers. African bush-daisy will grow in acidic to...

Azalea

Azalea

Azaleas are woody stemmed shrubs, prized for their characteristic, usually prolific, often fragrant, trumpet shaped flowers. These may be only 1/2", or more than 4" across. They come usually in shades of pink, white, purple, orange and red, and may be freckled,...