Landscape Uses for Northeast Native Shrubs - Grow Native ...

Arctostaphylos uva-‐ursi. ✓. ✓. ✓. S. R Evergreen. Aronia arbufifolia. ✓. ✓. ✓. ✓. ✓. S. O. White flowers; red berries; red fall color. Aronia melanocarpa. ✓. ✓. ✓. ✓. ✓. S. O. White flowers; edible black berries; orange fall color. Ceanothus americanus. ✓. ✓. ✓. S, F U. White flowers; important bu erfly species. Cephalanthus ...
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Landscape  Use  for  Northeast  United  States  NaEve  Shrubs     Facebook.com/Native Plant Gal

by  Jessica  Lubell  

Assoc.  Professor,  HorEculture  

Botanical  name  

Remarks  

Arctostaphylos  uva-­‐ursi  

✔  

✔  

✔  

S  

R  

Evergreen.  

Aronia  arbu3folia  

✔  

✔  

✔  

✔  

✔  

S  

O

White  flowers;  red  berries;  red  fall  color.  

Aronia  melanocarpa  

✔  

✔  

✔  

✔  

✔  

S  

O

White  flowers;  edible  black  berries;  orange  fall  color.  

S,  F  

U

White  flowers;  important  buBerfly  species.  

S,  F  

R  

Unique  white  flowers  aBract  buBerflies.  

R  

O

White  fragrant  flowers  in  summer;  pink  culEvars.  

S,  F  

R  

Scented  fern-­‐like  foliage.  

Ceanothus  americanus   Cephalanthus  occidentalis  

✔  

✔  

✔  

✔  

✔  

Clethra  alnifolia  

✔  

Comptonia  peregrina  

✔  

✔   ✔  

✔  

✔  

Cornus  amomum  

✔  

Cornus  racemosa  

✔  

✔  

Cornus  rugosa  

✔  

✔  

✔  

✔  

✔   ✔  

✔  

✔  

F  

F  

White  flowers;  blue-­‐black  fruits;  reddish  stems  in  winter.  

✔  

✔  

✔  

S,  F  

F  

White  flowers;  white  fruit  on  red  pedicels.  

F  

F  

White  flowers;  white  and  blue  fruit;  red  stems  in  winter.  

R  

F  

Available  as  culEvars.  

✔  

Cornus  sericea  

✔  

Corylus  americana  

✔  

✔  

✔  

✔  

F  

O

Edible  nut;  orange  fall  color.  

Corylus  cornuta  

✔  

✔  

✔  

✔  

F  

O

Edible  nut;  yellow  fall  color.  

Diervilla  lonicera  

✔  

✔  

✔  

✔  

S,  F  

O

Small  yellow  flowers.  CulEvar  ‘Copper’.  

✔  

✔  

✔  

F  

R  

Small,  white,  bell-­‐shaped  flowers;  red  fall  color.  

Eubotrys  racemosa  

✔  

✔  

✔  

✔  

✔  

✔  

✔  

Ilex  glabra  

✔  

✔  

✔  

R  

O

Evergreen;  dioecious.***  

Ilex  ver3cillata  

✔  

✔  

✔  

R  

O

Red  fruit;  available  as  culEvars;  dioecious.  

Juniperus  communis  

✔  

Juniperus  horizontalis  

✔  

✔  

✔  

✔  

S  

O

Evergreen;  available  as  culEvars.  

✔  

✔  

R  

O

Evergreen;  available  as  culEvars.  

*  Nursery  availability:  R  =  readily  available,  S  =  some  what  available,  F    =  research  focus  plant  –  may  exhibit  broader  landscape  adaptability  than  is  documented   **  Damaged  by  deer