Weigela
Weigela florida
    Weigela is a small genus of about 12 species of deciduous shrubs in the family
    Caprifoliaceae, growing to 3' -15' tall. All are natives of eastern Asia.
Viburnum
Viburnum spp.
    Viburnum (Viburnum) is a genus of about 150-175 species of shrubs. They are
    native throughout the temperate Northern Hemisphere
St. John's Wort
Hypericum X 'Hidcote'
    Hypericum, a genus of about 400 species of flowering plants in the family
    Clusiaceae,  has a nearly world-wide distribution, missing only from tropical
    lowlands, deserts & arctic regions.
Spirea
Spiraea spp.
    Spiraea is a genus of about 80-100 species of shrubs in the Rosaceae,
    subfamily Spiraeoideae. They are native to the temperate Northern
    Hemisphere, with the greatest diversity in eastern Asia.
Smokebush
Cotinus coggygria
    The Smoketree (Cotinus coggygria), is native to a large area from southern
    Europe, east across central Asia & the Himalaya to northern China. It is
    commonly grown as an ornamental plant, with several cultivars available. In our
    case, the cultivar 'Royal Purple.
Shadblow
Serviceberry
Amelanchier
canadensis
    The Shadblow (Downy) Serviceberry (Amelanchier arborea, syn. A.
    canadensis), is native to eastern North America from the Gulf Coast north
    to Thunder Bay in Ontario and Lake St. John in Quebec, and west to
    Texas and Minnesota.
Seven Son Flower
Heptacodium
miconoides
    Seven Son Flower is in the Caprifoliaceae or honeysuckle family,  consisting of
    about 800 dicotyledonous flowering plants.
Scotch
Broom
Cytisus
scoparius
    Cytisus scoparius is a shrub native to western & central Europe from the Iberian Peninsula
    north to the British Isles & southern Scandinavia, & east to Poland & Romania.
Witchhazel
Hamamelis virginiana
    Witch-hazel (Hamamelis) is a genus of four species of flowering plants in the
    family Hamamelidaceae, with two species in North America (H. virginiana and H.
    vernalis), and one each in Japan (H. japonica) and China (H. mollis)
Willow
Salix spp.
    The willows are deciduous trees and shrubs in the genus Salix, part of the
    willow family Salicaceae. There are about 350 species in this genus worldwide,
    found primarily on moist soils in cooler zones in the Northern Hemisphere.
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Burkwoodii
Scotch Broom
- Highly flammable
- Fragrant flowers
- Attractive flowers or
blooms
- Multiple trunks
8' to 10'
6B to 9B
Soil Condition:   
Loamy, Neutral,
Sandy, Well
drained
Drought tolerant
Fast growth rate
Cytisus scoparius
'Burkwoodii'
6' to 8'
Full sun
N.A.
Moonlight
Scotch Broom
- Highly flammable
- Fragrant flowers
- Attractive flowers or
blooms
- Multiple trunks
8' to 10'
6B to 9B
Soil Condition:   
Loamy, Neutral,
Sandy, Well
drained
Drought tolerant
Fast growth rate
Cytisus scoparius
'Moonlight'
6' to 8'
Full sun
N.A.
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Seven Son Flower
- Attractive foliage
- Not North American
native
- Specimen
- Winter interest
- Fragrant flowers
- Attractive fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Can be trained to
single trunk
6' to 20'
4A to 8B
Soil Condition:   
Adaptable, Loamy
Tolerates wetness,
Tolerates moderate
drought
Fast growth rate
Heptacodium
miconioides
4' to 10'
Partial
shade to full
sun
Grows in moist
soil
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Shadblow Serviceberry
- North American native
- Moderately flammable
- Attractive flowers or
blooms
- Fruit is edible by birds
- Fruit is edible
- Attractive fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
10' to 25'
4A to 7A
Soil Condition:   
Acidic, Clay,
Loamy, Neutral,
Sandy, Well
drained, Acidic
Medium salt
tolerance
Tolerates
moderate drought
Average growth rate
Amelanchier canadensis
15' to 25'
Partial
shade to full
sun
Grows in moist soil
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Royal Purple
Smokebush
- Not North American native
- Moderately flammable
- Attractive flowers or
blooms
- Attractive fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk has no thorns
- Trunk is showy
- Thin bark
10' to 15'
5B to 8A
Soil Condition:   
Acidic, Alkaline,
Clay, Loamy,
Neutral, Sandy,
Well drained,
Acidic, Alkaline
Medium salt
tolerance
Drought tolerant
Slow growth
rate
Cotinus coggygria
'Royal Purple'
15' to 25'
Full sun
N.A.
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Anthony Waterer
Spirea
- Not North American native
- Moderately flammable
- Attractive flowers or
blooms
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Fruit is persistent
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
36" to 4'
3B to 8A
Acidic, Clay,
Loamy, Neutral,
Sandy, Slightly
alkaline, Well
drained, Acidic,
Slightly alkaline
Tolerates
moderate drought
Fast growth rate
Spiraea japonica
'Anthony Waterer'
4' to 5'
Partial
shade to full
sun
Grows in moist
soil
Vanhouttei
Spirea
- Not North American native
- Low flammability
- Attractive flowers or
blooms
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
6' to 10'
3B to 9A
Acidic, Clay,
Loamy, Neutral,
Sandy, Slightly
alkaline, Well
drained, Acidic,
Slightly alkaline
Tolerates
moderate drought
Average growth
rate
Spiraea X
vanhouttei
5' to 8'
Full sun
Grows in moist
soil
    Blueview Nurseries also stocks the following varieties of Spirea: 'Alpina,' 'Gold Charm,' 'Little Princess,' 'Shirobana,' 'Snow Mound,' 'Bridalwreath.'
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St. John's Wort
- A small, dense little shrub
with         stout, stiff, erect stems,
rounded,    variable in size.
- Works well in the shrub border.
- New Jersey and Iowa to
Georgia.    Introduced about
1750.
- Bark on older stems light
brown      and exfoliating.
1' to 4'
4 to 8
Does extremely well
in dry, rocky soils.  
pH adaptable, Does
extremely well in
calcareous soils.
An excellent plant
for dry, heavy soil
areas.
Slow
Hypericum x
'Hidcote'
1' to 4'
Full sun or
partial
shade
Dry conditions
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American
Cranberrybush
- Not North American native
- Moderately flammable
- Attractive flowers or
blooms
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
- Thin bark
6'
2A to 7B
Soil Condition:   
Acidic, Clay,
Loamy, Neutral,
Sandy, Slightly
alkaline, Well
drained, Acidic,
Slightly alkaline
Tolerates
moderate drought
Average growth
rate
Viburnum trilobum
'Bailey'
6'
Partial
shade to full
sun
Grows in moist
soil
Koreanspice
Viburnum
- Not North American native
- Moderately flammable
- Fragrant flowers
- Attractive flowers or
blooms
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
- Thin bark
4' to 7'
4B to 8A
Soil Condition:   
Acidic, Clay,
Loamy, Neutral,
Sandy, Slightly
alkaline, Well
drained, Acidic,
Slightly alkaline
Drought tolerant
Average growth
rate
Viburnum carlesii
5' to 8'
Partial
shade to full
sun
N.A.
    Blueview Nurseries also stocks the following Viburnum: 'Alfredo,' 'Burkwood,' 'Chicago Luster,' 'Judd,' 'Mariesii,' 'Roseum,' 'Summer Snowflake,'
    'Wentworth.'
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Java Red
old fashioned
Weigela
- Not North American native
- Moderately flammable
- Border, Foundation,
Massing
- Specimen
- Attractive flowers or
blooms
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
36" to 4'
4B to 9A
Acidic, Alkaline,
Clay, Loamy,
Neutral, Sandy,
Slightly alkaline,
Well drained,
Acidic, Alkaline,
Slightly alkaline
Tolerates
moderate drought
Average growth
rate
Weigela florida
'Java Red'
4' to 4'
Full sun
Grows in moist soil
Variegated
old fashioned
Weigela
- Not North American native
- Moderately flammable
- Border, Foundation,
Massing
- Specimen
- Attractive flowers or
blooms
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
4' to 6'
4B to 9A
Acidic, Alkaline,
Clay, Loamy,
Neutral, Sandy,
Slightly alkaline,
Well drained,
Acidic, Alkaline,
Slightly alkaline
Tolerates
moderate drought
Average growth
rate
Weigela florida
'Variegata'
5' to 7'
Full sun
Grows in moist soil
Wine & Roses®
Old fashioned
Weigela
- Not North American native
- Moderately flammable
- Border, Foundation,
Massing
- Specimen
- Attractive flowers or
blooms
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
4'
4B to 9A
Acidic, Alkaline,
Clay, Loamy,
Neutral, Sandy,
Slightly alkaline,
Well drained,
Acidic, Alkaline,
Slightly alkaline
Tolerates
moderate drought
Average growth
rate
Weigela florida
'Alexandra'
4'
Full sun
Grows in moist soil
    Blueview Nurseries also stocks the following weigela varieties: 'Bristol Ruby,' 'Midnight Wine,' 'Pink Delight,' 'Polka,' 'Red Prince,' 'White Knight.'
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Pussy Willow
- Not North American native
- Wetlands plant
- Moderately flammable
- Attractive flowers or blooms
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
- Single trunk
20' to 25'
5A to 9A
High salt tolerance
Tolerates
wetness,
Tolerates
moderate drought
Average growth
rate
Salix discolor
15' to 20'
Partial
shade to full
sun
Grows in moist
to wet soil
Dappled Willow
- Not North American native
- Wetlands plant
- Moderately flammable
- Attractive flowers or blooms
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
- Single trunk
20' to 25'
5A to 9A
Acidic, Alkaline,
Clay, Loamy,
Neutral, Sandy,
Well drained,
Acidic, Alkaline
High salt tolerance
Tolerates
wetness,
Tolerates
moderate drought
Average growth
rate
Salix integra
'Hakuro Nishiki'
15' to 20'
Partial
shade to full
sun
Grows in moist
to wet soil
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Common Witchhazel
- North American
native
- Moderately
flammable
- Fragrant flowers
- Inconspicuous
flowers
- Inconspicuous fruit
- Fruit is persistent
- Multiple trunks
- Trunk is not showy
- Trunk has no thorns
15' to 25'
4A to 8A
Acidic, Clay, Loamy,
Neutral, Sandy, Slightly
alkaline, Well drained,
Acidic, Slightly alkaline
Does not tolerate
salt.Tolerates
moderate drought
Slow growth rate
Hamamelis
virginiana
15' to 25'
Full shade
to full sun
Grows in moist
soil
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