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Shrubs

Key elements of many garden designs!

Adding interest and color throughout the seasons, shrubs are essential elements of many garden designs. The permanent structure associated with the wide array of size, flowers, foliage and fruits make them very desirable components of any plantings. There are flowering shrubs for almost every month of the year. You may want to create a year-round display and select beautiful shrubs to create dramatic spring, summer, fall or winter schemes. Check our list of shrubs and browse our fabulous garden ideas to get inspired. Before selecting any shrubs for your garden, remember to check that they are well-suited to your climate, sun exposure and soil conditions.


Shrubs Guides


Callistemon viminalis 'Little John' (Bottlebrush)

A dwarf Bottlebrush variety, Callistemon 'Little John' is a beautiful, dense, evergreen shrub grown for its dazzling blood red flowers and evergreen foliage of narrow, blue-green leaves. Blooming throughout most of the year, the elongated flower spikes of this Australian native are surrounded by long, bristlelike stamens, giving them the look of bottlebrushes

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Calluna vulgaris 'Dark Beauty' (Heather)

Award-winning Calluna vulgaris 'Dark Beauty' (Heather) is one of the darkest flowered Calluna. Its profuse, semi-double, dark cerise flowers, deepening to ruby-red, are on display for many weeks in late summer and early fall (Aug-Oct) and contrast beautifully with the dark green, evergreen foliage

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Calluna vulgaris 'Firefly' (Heather)

Award-winning Calluna vulgaris 'Firefly' (Heather) is one of the most colorful and attractive Heather you can find. Its semi-double, vibrant deep mauve flowers, on display for many weeks in late summer (Aug-Sept), are among the showiest of all Heathers

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Calluna vulgaris 'Spring Torch' (Heather)

Named after the glimmering color of its new spring growth, Calluna vulgaris 'Spring Torch' (Heather) will offer you a fabulous color show all year round. First, its bright, mid-green spring leaves are profusely tipped with yellow, pink and dark red.

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Calycanthus floridus 'Michael Lindsey' (Sweetshrub)

Valued for the sweet, fruity fragrance of its flowers, Calycanthus floridus 'Michael Lindsey' is a compact, dense, rounded, well-branched deciduous shrub that is regarded as one of the best cultivars of Carolina Allspices. Exceptionally fragrant!

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Camellia 'Betty Ridley'

Opening from rose-like buds, Camellia 'Betty Ridley' features incredibly pretty, formal double, medium-sized flowers, 3-4 in. wide (7-10 cm), packed with over 75 petals, all tinted in tyrian rose.

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Camellia 'Bonnie Marie'

Vigorous and compact, Camellia 'Bonnie Marie' features incredibly pretty, large, semi double to anemone form, 4-5 in. wide (10-13 cm). The elegant twisted pink petals enjoy veins in deeper shade and mixed with the golden stamens.

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Camellia 'Cinnamon Cindy'

Fragrant and vigorous, Camellia 'Cinnamon Cindy' features very pretty clusters of small, peony-form, white flowers, 2 in. wide (5 cm), with tinges of pink on their regular petals.

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Camellia 'Fragrant Pink'

Fragrant and vigorous, Camellia 'Fragrant Pink' features lovely, miniature, peony-form, cheery pink flowers, 1-2 in. wide (3-6 cm), adorned with 10 petals and 12 petaloids (small petals). Their center is graced by golden-yellow anthers and pale yellow filaments.

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Camellia 'Minato-No-Akebono'

Delightfully fragrant, Camellia 'Minato-No-Akebono' features attractive, miniature, single, shell pink flowers, 2-3 in. wide (3-6 cm), graced with a prominent cluster of golden stamens at their heart.

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Camellia 'Pink Icicle'

Vigorous and pretty, Camellia 'Pink Icicle' is an eye-catching camellia with very large, 4.5 in. wide (11 cm), shell pink flowers, blooming in mid-season (late winter to spring depending on your area).

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Camellia 'Polar Ice'

Gracing the garden in fall and winter, Camellia 'Polar's Ice' is an eye-catching early season camellia from the U.S. National Arboretum Collection. Tough and reliable, this evergreen camellia can be successfully grown in regions as cold as USDA Zone 6b.

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Camellia 'Scentuous'

Fragrant and luminous, Camellia 'Scentuous' features most attractive, small, semi-double to loose peony-form flowers that are reminiscent of apple blossoms.

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Camellia 'Snow Flurry'

Named for its unique cold tolerance and its sumptuous pure white flowers resembling peonies, Camellia 'Snow Flurry' is a gorgeous early season camellia that can be successfully grown in regions as cold as USDA Zone 6b.

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Camellia 'Sparkling Burgundy'

An all-time favorite, award-winning Camellia 'Sparkling Burgundy' is incredibly beautiful with its showy, peony-shaped flowers in shades of ruby red with a lavender undertone and gold stamens scattered among the petals.

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Camellia 'Spring Mist'

Fragrant and vigorous, Camellia 'Spring Mist' features lovely, small, semi-double, blush pink flowers, 2 in. wide (5 cm), gradually shading to almost white at the petal edges. Their center is graced by golden anthers and creamy filaments.

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Camellia 'Sweet Emily Kate'

Sweetly fragrant, Camellia 'Sweet Emily Kate' features charming, small, blush pink flowers, 3 in. wide (7 cm), shading to pale pink at their heart.

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Camellia 'Winter's Charm'

Noted for its unique cold hardiness and its showy flowers resembling peonies, Camellia 'Winter's Charm' is a gorgeous fall blooming camellia from the U.S. National Arboretum Collection.

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Camellia 'Winter's Interlude'

Camellia 'Winter's Interlude' is an eye-catching, fall blooming camellia with magnificent clear pink flowers blooming massively over 4 to 6 weeks in November or December (depending on your area)

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Camellia 'Winter's Rose'

A breathtaking beauty, Camellia 'Winter's Rose' is a miniature fall blooming camellia from the U.S. National Arboretum Collection. Considered as one of the hardiest camellias, this evergreen camellia can be successfully grown in regions as cold as USDA Zone 6b.

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Camellia 'Winter's Star'

Noted for its unique cold hardiness, its showy flowers and the quality of its foliage, Camellia 'Winter's Star' is a lovely fall blooming camellia from the U.S. National Arboretum Collection.

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Camellia hiemalis 'Chansonette'

Fast growing, Camellia hiemalis 'Chansonette' is one of the most popular of the Camellia hiemalis cultivars thanks to its outstanding bushy growth and long-lasting, medium-sized, rich lavender-pink flowers, 3-4 in. wide (7-10 cm).

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Camellia japonica 'Alba Plena'

One of the oldest camellias in cultivation (1797), award-winning Camellia japonica 'Alba Plena' is incredibly beautiful with its medium-sized, formal double flowers, 3-4 in. wide (4-10 cm), with over 100 petals in porcelain white.

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Camellia japonica 'Annie Wylam'

Vigorous, award-winning Camellia japonica 'Annie Wylam' features medium, 3-4 in. wide (7-10 cm), peony to rose-form flowers with wavy, bright pink petals shading to pale pink or even white in the center.

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