Large Deciduous Trees:Acer rubrum - red mapleShade, street treeRed to yellow fall color, silver bark
Fagus grandifolia - American beechStately specimen treewith golden yellow fall color, silver bark
Pyrus calleryana `Bradford' - Bradford pearTough ornamental tree with white flowers and purple fruit
Quercus alba - white oakLarge specimen treeBrandy red fall colorExfoliating bark
Quercus palustris - pin oakPyramidal specimen treeBronze fall color
Quercus coccinea - scarlet oakRounded, upright tree with red fall color
Salix elegantissima - weeping willowGraceful weeping treeTolerant of wet areas
Small Deciduous Trees & Large Shrubs:
Amelanchier canadensis - shadblow serviceberryDelicate understory tree with white flowers and red fruit
Betula papyrifera - white birchSpecimen tree withwhite bark and yellow fall color
Crataegus phaenopyrum - Washington hawthornSmall ornamental tree with white flowers and orange fruit
Juniperis virginiana - Eastern red cedarColumnar, upright tree. Good for screenings, borders
Picea abies - Norway spruceGraceful tree with pendulous branchesGood for screening
Picea glauca - white spruceUpright, pyramidal tree with light green needles
Picea omorika - Serbian spruceNarrow, pyramidal tree with dark green needles
Picea orientalis - Oriental spruceSlow growing, stately tree with dark green needles
Picea pungens - Colorado spruceUpright, pyramidal tree with blue to green needles. Good specimen
Pinus cembra - Swiss stone pineHandsome, slow growing tree. Good for accenting and backgrounds
Pseudotsuga menziesii - Douglas FirExcellent tree for use as specimen or for groupings
Berberis julianae - Wintergreen barberryLow growing shrub with yellow flowers and purple fruit.
Ilex crenata - Japanese hollyCompact growing shrubwith fine texture and rounded habit.
Ilex glabra - InkberryGood plant for massing and naturalizing. Forms dark green background
Juniperis procumbens nana - Japanese garden juniperGreat for edging, rock gardens, and ground cover
Leucothoe axillaris - drooping leucothoeShade loving, massing shrub. Good for woodland settings
Picea abiesÿ`Nidiformis' -birds nest spruceCompact, slow growing shrub with consistent habit
Picea glauca conica - Alberta spruceDwarf, slow growing shrub with pronounced conical form.
Picea pungens `R. H. Montgomery'-Dwarf, strikingly blue shrub with compact habit
Pieris floribunda - mountain andromedaLow, rounded shrub with white flowers and attractive fruits
Pieris japonica - japanese andromedaWorks good as a back drop for other shrubs White flowers andshiny green leaves
Pinus mugo - mugo pineCompact, dense growing shrub. Superb rock garden plant.
Berberis thunbergii atropurpurea - japanese barberryCompact growing shrub with reddish foliage and thorny twigs
Comptonia peregrina - sweet fernGreat plant for waste areas. Can take poor conditions
Cotoneaster apiculata - cranberry cotoneasterAll cotoneasters in general are fairly deer resistant and can
Cotoneaster horizontalis - rockspray cotoneaster form a densegroundcover or can be used in a rock garden
Cotoneaster dammeri - bearberry cotoneaster
Euonymus alatus compactus - burning bushCompact growing shrub with brilliant red to orange fall color
Lindera benzoin - spice bushNaturalizing plant with yellow flowers and yellow fall color
Myrica pensylvanica - bayberrySmall shrub for massing in poor areas.
Potentilla fruticosa - bush cinqufoilLow growing plant with yellow to orange flowers Very durable plant
Spiraea x bumaldaÿ `Anthony Waterer' - Anthony WatererSpireaLow, rounded shrub with persistent purple flowers
Spiraea x vanhouttei - Vanhoutte spireaLarge massing shrub with white flowers and deep red fall color
Ground Covers, Vines:
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi - bearberryLow, groundcover with white flowers and red fruit
Tagetes- marigold (Annual)Annual bedding plant with yellow, orange or mahogany flowers
Festuca ovina var. glauca - blue fescueLow growing ornamental grass with blue color.
Phalaris arundinacea var. picta - ribbon grassVariegated ornamental grass that spreads with rhizomes.
Iris sibirica - siberian irisGrasslike perennial with purple to pink flowers
Stachys byzantina - lambs earLow growing perennial with silver foliage
Calamagrostis x acutiflora `Karl Foerster' - Feather Reed grassUpright growing with plumes of flowers in August.
Miscanthus sinensis - miscanthusThere are many cultivars of Miscanthus. All have their own traits.
Pennisetum alopecuroides - fountain grassFine textured grass with narrow blades. Very reliable plant.
Copyright: 1995 Jeff Chorba