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Hardiness
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Newport Blue
Boxwood
- Not North American native
- Moderately flammable
- Border
- Foundation
- Rock garden
- Inconspicuous flowers or
blooms
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
18'
6A to 8A
Soil Condition:   
Acidic, Clay, Loamy,
Neutral, Sandy,
Slightly alkaline,
Well drained, Acidic,
Slightly alkaline
Does not tolerate
salt
Tolerates moderate
drought
Slow growth rate
Buxus
sempervirens
'Newport Blue'
3'
Partial
shade to full
sun
Grows in moist soil
Varder Valley
Boxwood
- Not North American native
- Moderately flammable
- Border
- Foundation
- Rock garden
- Inconspicuous flowers or
blooms
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
12" to
24"
6A to 8A
Soil Condition:   
Acidic, Clay, Loamy,
Neutral, Sandy,
Slightly alkaline,
Well drained, Acidic,
Slightly alkaline
Does not tolerate
salt
Tolerates moderate
drought
Slow growth rate
Buxus
sempervirens
'Varder Valley'
24" to
36"
Partial
shade to full
sun
Grows in moist soil
    Other Boxwood varieties available at Blueview Nurseries: Common Boxwood, 'Green Mountain,' 'Green Velvet,' 'Wintergreen,' and 'Suffuticosa.'
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Hardiness
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Scientific Name
Spread
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Moisture
Emerald 'n Gold
Euonymus
- Not North American native
- Moderately flammable
- Inconspicuous flowers or
blooms
- Fruit is persistent
- Attractive fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
4' to 5'
5A to 8B
Soil Condition:   
Acidic, Alkaline,
Clay, Loamy,
Neutral, Sandy,
Slightly alkaline,
Well drained, Acidic,
Alkaline, Slightly
alkaline
Drought tolerant
Average growth rate
Euonymus fortunei
'Emerald 'n Gold
24" to
36"
Partial
shade to full
sun
N.A.
Silver King
Euonymus
- Not North American native
- Moderately flammable
- Specimen
- Inconspicuous flowers or
blooms
- Fruit is edible by birds
- Fruit is persistent
- Attractive fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
4' to 6'
6B to 10A
Soil Condition:   
Acidic, Clay, Loamy,
Neutral, Sandy,
Slightly alkaline,
Well drained, Acidic,
Slightly alkaline
Medium salt
tolerance
Tolerates moderate
drought
Average growth rate
Euonymus
japonicus
'Silver King'
36" to 4'
Full shade
to full sun
Grows in moist soil
    Other Euonymus varieties available at Blueview Nurseries: 'Chollipo,' 'Emerald Gaiety,' 'Harlequin,' 'Moonshadow,' 'Silver Queen,' 'Wintercreeper.'
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Hardiness
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Moisture
Brouwer's Beauty
- Not North American native
- Moderately flammable
- Attractive flowers
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Fruit is persistent
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
9' to 12'
5A to 8A
Soil Condition:   
Acidic, Clay,
Loamy, Neutral,
Sandy, Acidic
Tolerates
moderate drought
Slow growth rate
Pieris japonica x
floribunda
'Brouwer's Beauty'
6' to 10'
Partial
shade to full
sun
Well drained, moist
soil rich in organic
matter.
Red Mill
Andromeda
- Not North American native
- Moderately flammable
- Attractive flowers
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Fruit is persistent
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
-  New growth is red.
6' to 8'
5A to 8A
Soil Condition:   
Acidic, Clay,
Loamy, Neutral,
Sandy, Acidic
Tolerates
moderate drought
Slow growth rate
Pieris japonica
'Red Mill'
4' to 6'
Partial
shade to full
sun
Well drained, moist
soil rich in organic
matter.
    Other Andromeda varieties available at Blueview Nurseries: 'Compacta,' 'Dorothy Wycoff,' ' Mountain Fire,' 'Scarlet O'Hara,' 'Valley Rose,' 'Valley Valentine.'
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Moisture
Snow Heath
- Attractive foliage
- Alpine garden
- Rock garden
- Seashore
6" to 10"
5A to 8A
Soil Condition:   
Acidic, Loamy,
Sandy, Well
drained, Acidic
Slow growth rate
Erica carnea
12" to 24"
Full sun
Grows in moist soil
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Hardiness
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Moisture
Firepower
Heavenly
Bamboo
- Not North American native
- Container
- Foundation
- Massing
- Attractive flowers or
blooms
- Fruit is edible by birds
- Fruit is rare
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
12" to 24"
6B to 10A
Soil Condition:   
Acidic, Alkaline,
Clay, Loamy,
Neutral, Sandy,
Slightly alkaline,
Well drained,
Acidic, Alkaline,
Slightly alkaline
Low salt tolerance
Tolerates
moderate drought
Slow growth rate
Nandina
domestica
'Firepower'
12" to 24"
Partial
shade to full
sun
Grows in moist soil
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Coast Leucothoe
- Wetlands plant
- Moderately
flammable
- Border
- Foundation
- Ground cover
- Massing
- Woodland garden
- Fragrant flowers
- Inconspicuous
flowers
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
24" to 4'
5B to 9A
Soil Condition:   
Acidic, Clay,
Loamy, Neutral,
Sandy, Well
drained, Acidic
Low salt tolerance
Tolerates
wetness,
Tolerates
moderate drought
Average growth
rate
Leucothoe axillaris
6' to 10'
Full shade
to partial
shade
Grows in moist
to wet soil
    Other Leucothoe varieties available at Blueview Nurseries: Drooping Leucothoe: 'Girard's Rainbow,' 'Rosellisoni.'
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Hardiness
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Moisture
Mountain Laurel
'Little Linda' is the first
miniature Kalmia with
foliage half the size of
normal.  Buds are dark
red and open to near
white and age to rich
pink.  It is the best of the
small leaf Mountain
Laurels.
3'
4A To 8A
Soil Condition:   
Acidic, Clay,
Loamy, Neutral,
Well drained,
Acidic
Does not tolerate
salt
Tolerates
moderate drought
Slow growth
rate
Kalmia latifolia
'Little Linda'
3'
Full shade to
partial shade
Grows in moist
soil
    Other Mountain Laurel varieties available at Blueview Nurseries: 'Carousel,' 'Minuet,' 'Nipmuck,' 'Tiddlywinks,' and field grown Moutnain Laurel.
Holly
Holly spp.
    Holly (Ilex) is a genus of about 400 species of flowering plants in the family
    Aquifoliaceae. They are shrubs and trees from 2-25 m tall, with a wide
    distribution in Asia, Europe, north Africa, and North and South America.
Japanese
Andromeda
Pieris spp.
    Pieris is a genus of seven species of shrubs in the family Ericaceae, native to
    mountain regions of eastern and southern Asia, eastern North America and
    Cuba. Known commonly as andromedas or fetterbushes, they are broad-
    leaved evergreen shrubs growing to 3 to 18 ft. tall.
Leucothoe
Leucothoe spp.
    Leucothoe is a genus of about 45 species of flowering plants in the family Ericaceae, native
    to Asia, the Americas and Madagascar.
Mountain Laurel
Kalmia latifolia
    Kalmia is a genus of about 7 species of evergreen shrubs from 0.2-5 m tall, in the family
    Ericaceae. They are native to North America (mainly in the eastern half of the continent) and
    Cuba.
Heath
(Snow Heath)
Erica carnea
    Erica is the name of over 700 species of flowering plants in the family
    Ericaceae.
Heavenly Bamboo
Nandina domestica
    Nandina domestica (Heavenly bamboo or Sacred bamboo), is a suckering
    shrub in the Barberry family, Berberidaceae. It is native to eastern Asia
    from the Himalaya east to Japan. Despite the common name, it is not a
    bamboo at all.
Euonymus
Euonymus spp.
    Euonymus, comprise about 170-180 species of deciduous and evergreen
    shrubs and small trees. They have a wide distribution in Europe, Asia,
    Australasia, North America and Madagascar.
Boxwood
Buxus spp.
    Buxus is a genus of about 70 species in the family Buxaceae. Common names include
    boxwood (North America) and box (all other English-speaking countries).
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Helleri Japanese
Holly
- Not North American native
- Moderately flammable
- Rock garden
- Specimen
- Inconspicuous flowers
- Fruit is rare
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
36" to 4'
5B to 8A
Soil Condition:   
Acidic, Clay,
Loamy, Neutral,
Sandy, Slightly
alkaline, Well
drained, Acidic,
Slightly alkaline
Medium salt
tolerance
Slow growth
rate
Ilex crenata 'Helleri'
36" to 5'
Partial
shade to full
sun
Grows in
moist soil
Sky Pencil
Japanese Holly
- Not North American native
- Moderately flammable
- Inconspicuous flowers
- Fruit is rare
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
8' to 12'
6A to 9A
Soil Condition:   
Acidic, Clay,
Loamy, Neutral,
Sandy, Slightly
alkaline, Well
drained, Acidic,
Slightly alkaline
Medium salt
tolerance
Drought tolerant
Slow growth
rate
Ilex crenata 'Sky
Pencil'
24" to 36"
Partial
shade to full
sun
Grows in
moist soil
Steeds Japanese
Holly
- Not North American native
- Moderately flammable
- Inconspicuous flowers or
blooms
- Fruit is rare
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
6' to 10'
6A to 9A
Soil Condition:   
Acidic, Clay,
Loamy, Neutral,
Sandy, Slightly
alkaline, Well
drained, Acidic,
Slightly alkaline
Medium salt
tolerance
Drought tolerant
Slow
growth rate
Ilex crenata 'Steeds'
4' to 6'
Partial shade
to full sun
Grows in
moist soil
Compact Inkberry
- Not North American native
- Moderately flammable
- Inconspicuous flowers or
blooms
- Fruit is rare
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
6' to 8'
6A to 9A
Soil Condition:   
Acidic, Clay,
Loamy, Neutral,
Sandy, Slightly
alkaline, Well
drained, Acidic,
Slightly alkaline
Medium salt
tolerance
Drought tolerant
Slow
growth rate
Ilex glabra
'Compacta'
6' to 10'
Partial shade
to full sun
Grows in
moist soil
Blue Maid Holly
- Not North American native
- Moderately flammable
- Foundation
- Specimen
- Screen
- Inconspicuous flowers or
blooms
- Attractive fruit
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
- Single trunk
8' to 12'
4B to 9A
Soil Condition:   
Acidic, Clay,
Loamy, Neutral,
Sandy, Well
drained, Acidic
Drought tolerant
Average
growth rate
Ilex x meserveae
'Blue Maid'
6' to 8'
Partial
shade to full
sun
Grows in
moist soil
Blue Prince Holly
- Not North American native
- Moderately flammable
- Border
- Inconspicuous flowers or
blooms
- Attractive fruit
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
- Single trunk
8' to 11'
5B to 9A
Soil Condition:   
Acidic, Clay,
Loamy, Neutral,
Sandy, Well
drained, Acidic
Drought tolerant
Slow growth
rate
Ilex x meserveae
'Blue Prince'
4' to 8'
Partial
shade to full
sun
Grows in
moist soil
China Girl Holly
- Not North American native
- Moderately flammable
- Inconspicuous flowers or
blooms
- Attractive fruit
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
- Single trunk
5' to 10'
6A to 8A
Soil Condition:   
Acidic, Clay,
Loamy, Neutral,
Sandy, Well
drained, Acidic
Drought tolerant
Varies
Ilex x meserveae
'Blue Maid'
4' to 8'
Partial
shade to full
sun
Grows in
moist soil
Dragon Lady Holly
- Densely narrow, pyramidal
- Lustrous, dark green foliage
- Bright red fruit
- Foliage is pointy, sharp
- Single trunk
- No thorns
- X of I. aquifolium X  I. pernyi
15' to 20'
6A to 8A
Soil Condition:   
Acidic, Clay,
Loamy, Neutral,
Sandy, Well
drained, Acidic
Drought tolerant
Varies
Ilex X aquipernyi
5' to 7'
Partial
shade to full
sun
Grows in
moist soil
    Other Holly available at Blueview Nurseries: English Holly: 'Marginata,' 'San Gabriel,' 'Silver Queen.' ; English x Perny: 'San Jose.' ; Foster's Hybrid Holly:
    'Foster's Holly' ; Japanese Holly: 'Beehive,' 'Compacta,' 'Covexa,' 'Hetzi,' 'Hoogendorn,' 'Northern Beauty,' 'Rotundifoliaa,' 'Soft Touch,' 'Wayne.'
Blue Princess Holly
- Not North American native
- Moderately flammable
- Border
- Foundation
- Specimen
- Screen
- Inconspicuous flowers or blooms
- Attractive fruit
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
- Single trunk
8' to 11'
5A to 9A
Loamy, Neutral,
drained, Acidic
Sandy, Well
drained, Acidic
Drought tolerant
Slow
growth rate
Ilex x meserveae
'Blue Princess'
5' to 8'
Partial
shade to full
sun
Grows in
moist soil
China Boy Holly
- Not North American native
- Moderately flammable
- Inconspicuous flowers or blooms
- No fruit
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
- Single trunk
5' to 10'
6A to 8A
Soil Condition:   
Acidic, Clay,
Loamy, Neutral,
Sandy, Well
drained, Acidic
Drought tolerant
Varies
Ilex x meserveae
'China Boy'
4' - 8'
Partial
shade to full
sun
Grows in
moist soil
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Broadleaf Evergreens
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Hardiness
Soil & Climate
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Exposure
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Japanese Holly


- Not North American native
- Moderately flammable
- Inconspicuous flowers or blooms
- Fruit is rare
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
6' to 10'
6A to 9A
Drained,
Acidic,
drained,
Acidic, Slightly
alkaline
Medium salt
tolerance
Drought
tolerant
Slow
growth rate
Ilex crenata spp.
6' to 10'
Partial shade
to full sun
Grows in
moist soil
Green Lustre
Japanese Holly
- Not North American native
- Moderately flammable
- Foundation
- Specimen
- Screen
- Inconspicuous flowers
- Fruit is rare
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
18" to 24"
5B to 8B
Soil Condition:
Acidic, Clay,
Loamy,
Neutral,
Sandy, Slightly
alkaline, Well
drained,
Acidic, Slightly
alkaline
Medium salt
tolerance
Drought
tolerant
Slow
growth rate
Ilex crenata
'Green Lustre'
18" to 30"
Partial shade
to full sun
Grows in
moist soil