Christmas berry

Christmas Berry

2′
Bright Red Fruit
Well Suited for Shade

Wax Myrtle

Wax Myrtle

Virginia Sweetspire

Virginiasweetspire

Viburnum Suspensum

Viburnum Suspensum

Variegated Privet

variegated_privet

Texas Sage

Texas Sage

Sweet Olive

Sweet Olive

20′
Small Fragrant Flowers
(Not Noticeable to Everyone)
Slow Growing
(Often Planted too Close to Foundations)

Sweet Box

sweetbox

Sasanqua Camellia

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8′
Many Varieties
Excellent Show of Flowers in Winter

Photinia, Red tip

Photinia, redtip

15′
Often Clipped as a Hedge
Serious Problems with Fungus
(Cleyara is a Good Substitute)

Pyracanthus

Pyracanthus

12′ Attractive Bright Red Berries
The Thorns Cause
a Burning Sensation
(The Name Means Fire-stick)

Primrose Jasmine

Primrose Jasmine

Pittosporum

Pittosporum

10′
Prone to Cold Damage

Pfitzer Juniper

Pfitzer Juniper

Pineapple Guava

Pineapple Guava

6′
Requires Several Plants to Produce Fruit
Needs Good Drainage

Pencil Holly

Pencil Holly

Oleander

oleander

12′
A Large Plant for the Landscape

Nandina

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Luster Leaf Holly

Luster Leaf Holly

Loropetalum

Loropetalum

8′
Loose Form Unless Trimmed
Flowers in the Spring
Dwarf Loropetalum Available

Littleleaf Boxwood

Littleleaf Boxwood

Leatherleaf Mahonia

leatherleaf-mahonia

5′
Coarse Texture, Upright Form
Fruit Looks Like Grapes

Kumquat

Kumquat

8′
Well Suited for Small Spaces

Harrington Plum Yew

Harrington Plum Yew

Japanese Yew

Japanese Yew

20′
Often Used as a Hedge
Unusually Narrow Leaves

Japanese Viburnum

Japanese Viburnum

10′
Grows Larger than Expected

Japanese Pieris

Japanese Pieris

Inkberry

Inkberry

Indian Hawthorn

Indian Hawthorne

4′
A Very Reliable Shrub
Flowers and Berries are Hardly Noticeable

Indian Azalea

Indian Azalea

Harland Box

harland

Golden Euonymus

Gold Spot Euonymus

6′
Significant Problems with Insects

Glossy Abelia

Glossy Abelia

-Grows to 6′
-Small White Flowers in Summer
-Loose Form
-Smaller Varieties Available

Fraser’s Photinia

Fraser Photinia

Fortune’s Osmanthus

Fortune's Osmanthus

Foster Holly

Foster Holly

Florida Jasmine

Florida Jasmine

Fatsia

Fatsia

Very Large Leaves
Course texture
Not a Reliable Performer

Elaeagnus

Elaeagnus

10′
A Large Shrub
Loose Form

Dwarf Loropetalum

Dwarf Loropetalum

English Boxwood

English Boxwood

Dwarf Yaupon

Dwarf Yaupon

4′
Excellent Clipped Form

Dwarf Variegated Pyracantha

Dwarf Varigated Pyracantha

Dwarf Rotunda Holly

Dwarf Rotunda Holly

3′
Very Prickly Leaves

Dwarf Oleader

Dwarf Oleander

Dwarf Oleander

Dwarf Japanese Holly

Dwarf Gardenia

Dwarf Gardenia

Dwarf Azalea

Dwarf Azalea

2′
This is a Temperamental Group

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