Blueview Nurseries
Deciduous Shrubs A-C
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Beautybush, Pink Cloud
- Not North
American native
- Low flammability
- Attractive flowers
- Fruit is persistent
- Attractive fruit
6' to 10'
4A to 8B
Acidic, Alkaline,
Clay, Loamy,
Neutral, Sandy,
Slightly alkaline,
Well drained,
Acidic, Alkaline,
Slightly alkaline
Tolerates
moderate drought
Fast growth rate
Kolkwitzia amabilis
'Pink Cloud'
6' to 10'
Partial shade
to full sun
N.A.
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Bayberry, Northern
- North American native
- Fragrant foliage
- Naturalizing
- Moderately flammable
- Inconspicuous flowers
- Fruit is edible by birds
- Fruit is persistent
- Attractive fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is showy
10' to 15'
3A to 7A
Acidic, Clay,
Loamy, Neutral,
Sandy, Well
drained, Acidic
High salt tolerance
Tolerates flooding,
Tolerates
moderate drought
Slow growth
rate
Myrica pennsylvanica
6' to 10'
Full shade to
full sun
Grows in wet
soil
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Almond, Dwarf Flowering
-Massing or grouping
for      spring flowers
-Container
-Patio plant
-Double pink flowers
4' to 5'  
4A
Soil
tolerant
Moderate growth rate
Prunus glandulosa
'Rosea'
3' to 4'
Full sun to
part shade
Moderately drought
tolerant
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Ruby Spice
Clethra
- North American native
- Wetlands plant
- Moderately flammable
- Fragrant flowers
- Attractive flowers
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Fruit is persistent
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
36" to 7'
4A to 8B
Acidic, Clay,
Loamy, Neutral,
Sandy, Well
drained, Acidic
Tolerates flooding,
Tolerates
moderate drought
Fast growth rate
Clethra alnifolia
'Ruby Spice'
36" to 4'
Partial shade
to full sun
Grows in wet
soil
Hummingbird
Clethra
- North American native
- Wetlands plant
- Moderately flammable
- Fragrant flowers
- Attractive flowers
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Fruit is persistent
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
18" to 36"
3B to 8B
Soil Condition:   
Acidic, Clay,
Loamy, Neutral,
Sandy, Well
drained, Acidic
Tolerates flooding,
Tolerates
moderate drought
Fast growth rate
Clethra alnifolia
'Hummingbird'
12" to 36"
Partial shade
to full sun
Grows in wet
soil
    Other Clethra varieties available at Blueview Nurseries: Summersweet spp., 'Ruby Spires.'
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Butterfly Bush
'Black Knight'
- Not North American
native
- Moderately flammable
- Container
- Massing
- Specimen
- Attracts butterflies
- Suitable for cut flowers
- Attractive flowers
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Multiple trunks
6' to 10'
5A to 10A
Acidic, Alkaline,
Clay, Loamy,
Neutral, Sandy,
Well drained,
Acidic, Alkaline
Tolerates
wetness,
Tolerates
moderate drought
Fast growth
rate
Buddleia davidii
'Black Knight'
6' to 10'
Full sun
Grows in
moist soil
Butterfly Bush
'Pink Delight'
- Not North American
native
- Moderately flammable
- Container
- Massing
- Specimen
- Attracts butterflies
- Suitable for cut flowers
- Attractive flowers
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Multiple trunks
6' to 10'
5A to 10A
Acidic, Alkaline,
Clay, Loamy,
Neutral, Sandy,
Slightly alkaline,
Well drained,
Acidic, Alkaline,
Slightly alkaline
Tolerates
wetness,
Tolerates
moderate drought
Fast growth
rate
Buddleia davidii
'Pink Delight'
6' to 10'
Full sun
Grows in
moist soil
Butterfly Bush
'Royal Red'
- Not North American
native
- Moderately flammable
- Container
- Massing
- Specimen
- Attracts butterflies
- Suitable for cut flowers
- Attractive flowers
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Multiple trunks
6' to 10'
5A to 10A
Acidic, Alkaline,
Clay, Loamy,
Neutral, Sandy,
Slightly alkaline,
Well drained,
Acidic, Alkaline,
Slightly alkaline
Tolerates
wetness,
Tolerates
moderate drought
Fast growth
rate
Buddleia davidii
'Royal Red'
6' to 10'
Full sun
Grows in
moist soil
Butterfly Bush
'White Profusion'
- Not North American
native
- Moderately flammable
- Container
- Massing
- Specimen
- Attracts butterflies
- Suitable for cut flowers
- Attractive flowers
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Multiple trunks
6' to 10'
5A to 10A
Acidic, Alkaline,
Clay, Loamy,
Neutral, Sandy,
Slightly alkaline,
Well drained,
Acidic, Alkaline,
Slightly alkaline
Tolerates
wetness,
Tolerates
moderate drought
Fast growth
rate
Buddleia davidii
'White Profusion'
6' to 10'
Full sun
Grows in
moist soil
    Other Butterfly Bush varieties available at Blueview Nurseries: 'Lochinch,' 'Nanho Blue,' 'Nanho Purple.'
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Bearberry Cotoneaster
'Coral Beauty'
- Not North American
native
- Moderately
flammable
- Inconspicuous
flowers
- Attractive fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
12" to 24"
6A to 8B
Acidic, Alkaline,
Clay, Loamy,
Neutral, Sandy,
Slightly alkaline,
Well drained, Acidic,
Alkaline, Slightly
alkaline
Drought tolerant
Slow growth
rate
Cotoneaster dammeri
'Coral Beauty'
36" to 5'
Partial
shade to full
sun
Grows in dry
soil
Willowleaf Cotoneaster
- Not North American
native
- Moderately
flammable
- Inconspicuous
flowers
- Fruit is persistent
- Attractive fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
24" to 36"
6B to 8B
Soil Condition:   
Acidic, Alkaline,
Clay, Loamy,
Neutral, Sandy,
Slightly alkaline,
Well drained, Acidic,
Alkaline, Slightly
alkaline
Drought tolerant
Average growth
rate
Cotoneaster salacifolius
'Repandens'
36" to 6'
Partial
shade to full
sun
Grows in dry
soil
    Other Cotoneaster varieties available at Blueview Nurseries: Cranberry, Spreading, 'Lowfast,' 'Praecox,' 'Perpusilla,' 'Scarlet Leader.'
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Purple Leaf Sand Cherry
- Not North American
native
- Low flammability
- Fragrant flowers
- Attractive flowers or
blooms
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Fruit causes litter
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
- Thin bark
6' to 8'
5B to 8A
Acidic, Clay,
Loamy, Neutral,
Sandy, Slightly
alkaline, Well
drained, Acidic,
Slightly alkaline
Tolerates
moderate drought
Average growth
rate
Prunus x cistena
6' to 10'
Full sun
Grows in moist
soil
Dwarf Flowering
Almond
Prunus spp.
    Prunus is a genus of trees and shrubs, including the plums, cherries, peaches,
    apricots and almonds. There are several hundred species of Prunus, spread
    throughout the northern temperate regions of the globe.
Northern Bayberry
Myrica pennsylvanica
    Myrica is a genus of about 35-50 species of small trees and shrubs in the
    family Myricaceae, order Fagales. The genus has a wide distribution, including
    Africa, Asia, Europe, North America and South America, and missing only from
    Australasia.
Beautybush
Kolkwitzia amabilis
    Kolkwitzia amabilis is the sole species in the genus kolkwitzia. It is member of
    the honeysuckle family.
Bluebeard
Caryopteris x
clandonensis
    Caryopteris x clandonensis commonly known as bluebeard, is the result of a
    cross between Caryopteris incana and Caryopteris mongholica. The original
    hybrid was raised in plantsman Arthur Simmonds' garden in Surrey, England,
    in 1933.
Butterfly Bush
Buddleia spp.
    Buddleia, is a genus of flowering plants. The roughly 100 species are mostly
    shrubs.  Commonly known as Butterfly Bush due to their attractiveness to
    butterflies, they are also attractive to bees, and the species with red flowers, to
    hummingbirds.
Purple Leaf Sand
Cherry
Prunus spp.
    Prunus is a genus of trees and shrubs, including the plums, cherries, peaches,
    apricots and almonds. There are several hundred species of Prunus, spread
    throughout the northern temperate regions of the globe.
Summersweet
Clethra
Clethra spp.
The species may be The species may be evergreen or deciduous, and all bear
flowers in clusters or inflorescences.inflorescences.evergreen or deciduous, and all
bear flowers in clusters or inflorescences.
Cotoneaster
Cotoneaster spp.
    Cotoneaster is a genus of woody plants in the rose family Rosaceae.
    Depending on the species definition used, there are between 70-300 species
    of cotoneaster.
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Common Name
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Height
Hardiness
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Bluebeard
Blue Mist
- Not North American
native
- Alpine garden
- Border
- Container
- Ground cover
- Massing
- Rock garden
- Attractive flowers
24" to 36"
5A to 8A
Acidic, Clay,
Loamy, Neutral,
Sandy, Slightly
alkaline, Well
drained, Acidic,
Slightly alkaline
Tolerates
moderate drought
Average growth
rate
Caryopteris x
clandonensis
'Blue Mist'
24" to 36"
Partial
shade to full
sun
Grows in moist
soil
    Other Bluebeard varieties available at Blueview Nurseries: 'Dark Knight,' 'Worcester Gold.'