Central Nurseries has many varieties of native and ornamental shrubs, both deciduous and evergreen, flowering and non-flowering.
Great for softening foundations, massing, screening, specimen use, structure and winter interest.
Examples: Azalea, Buxus (Boxwood), Chamaecyparis (False Cypress), Euonymus, Ilex (Holly), Juniperus (Juniper), Kalmia (Mountain Laurel), Leucothoe, Pieris (Andromeda), Rhododendron, Taxus (Yew)
Great for extending bloom time and adding a diversity of textures and colorful foliage throughout the season. They often provide attractive fall colors and ornamental fruit.
Examples: Azalea, Buddliea (Butterfly Bush), Clethra (Summersweet), Cornus (Dogwood), Deutzia, Forsythia, Fothergilla, Hamamelis (Witchazel), Hibiscus (Rose of Sharon), Hydrangea, Ilex Verticillata (Winterberry), Itea (Sweetspire), Physocarpus (Ninebark), Potentilla, Spiraea, Syringa (Lilac), Viburnum
Great for understory conditions or foundation plantings along the North side of your house. There are different degrees of shade tolerance, check with a sales associate for more information.
Evergreen Shade Tolerant Shrubs: Azalea, Buxus (Boxwood), Ilex (Holly), Kalmia (Mountain Laurel), Leucothoe, Microbiota (Russian Cypress), Pieris (Andromeda), Rhododendron, Taxus (Yew)
Deciduous Shade Tolerant Shrubs: Azalea, Clethra (Summersweet), Fotherfilla, Hamamelis (Witchazel), Hydrangea, Itea (Sweetspire), Viburnum.