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Woody Shrubs

Buddleia davidii 'Black Knight'
BUTTERFLY BUSH

Foliage: Grey-green foliage.
Flowers: Fragrant dark-purple flowers from mid summer to early autumn.
Height: 2.4m Spread: 1.2m
Growing conditions: Full sun. Tolerates most soil types, except wet. Drought and heat tolerant once established.
Hardiness: Zone 5
Great for attracting hummingbirds and butterflys to your garden. Prune hard each year for best flower show.
Buddleia davidii 'Nanho Blue'
BUTTERFLY BUSH

Foliage: Silver-grey foliage.
Flowers: Fragrant violet-blue flowers from mid summer to early autumn.
Height: 1.2m Spread: 1.2m
Growing conditions: Full sun. Tolerates a wide range of soil types, except wet. Heat and drought tolerant once established.
Hardiness: Zone 5
Great for attracting hummingbirds and butterflys to your garden. Prune hard each year for best flower show.
Buddleia davidii 'Royal Red'
BUTTERFLY BUSH

Foliage: Grey-green foliage.
Flowers: Fragrant, magenta-red flowers from mid summer to early autumn.
Height: 1.5m Spread: 1.2m
Growing conditions: Full sun. Tolerates most soil conditions, except wet. Heat and drought tolerant once established.
Hardiness: Zone 5
Great for attracting hummingbirds and butterflys to your garden. Prune hard each year for best flower show.
Chamaecytisus purpureus
PURPLE BROOM

Foliage: Small insignificant leaves.
Flowers: Rose-pink, pea-shaped flowers in June.
Height: 30cm Spread: 1m
Growing conditions: Full sun. Will do well in most soil types including arid and infertile soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5
Small shrub works equally well in a perennial border or a rock garden.
Daphne mezereum
FEBRUARY DAPHNE

Foliage: Clean mid-green foliage.
Flowers: Fragrant, lavender-lilac flowers appear in late April-May.
Height: 1.5m Spread: 1.5m
Growing conditions: Partial shade but will handle full sun if the roots don't dry out. Moist but well drained organic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 4b
Beautiful early flowering shrub. Another plus is the red fruit which forms in late summer.
Daphne mezereum 'Alba'
WHITE FEBRUARY DAPHNE

Foliage: Clean, mid-green foliage.
Flowers: Fragrant, white flowers late April-May.
Height: 1.5m Spread: 1.5m
Growing conditions: Partial shade but will tolerate full sun if the roots do not dry out. Moist but well drained, organic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 4b
One of the first shrubs to flower in the spring. Another plus is the beautiful yellow fruit which forms in late summer.
Daphne x burkwoodii 'Brigg's Moonlight'
DAPHNE

Foliage: Semi-evergreen, green margins with creamy yellow center.
Flowers: Pink buds opening to white, fragrant, early summer.
Height: 1.2m Spread: 1.2m
Growing conditions: Sun/partial shade. Moist but well drained organic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5
Stunning foliage plant.
Daphne x burkwoodii 'Carol Mackie'
DAPHNE

Foliage: Semi-evergreen elliptical leaves that are perfectly edges with creamy-yellow.
Flowers: Pale pink, fragrant flowers in early spring.
Height: 1.2m Spread: 1.2m
Growing conditions: Shade loving but will handle full sun if the roots do not dry out. Moist but well drained organic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5
Beautiful foliage plant. Plant near the house to appreciate the fragrant flowers.
Deutzia gracilis 'Magician'
SLENDER DEUTZIA

Foliage: Mid-green foliage.
Flowers: Large bright pink flowers edged in white, late June.
Height: 1.8m Spread: 90cm
Growing conditions: Full sun. Grows well in most soils.
Hardiness: Zone 5
Little know shrub that should be used more often in the garden. It fills in a void when there is not a lot of shrubs in flower.
Fothergilla gardenii 'Blue Mist'
FOTHERGILLA

Foliage: Leathery blue-green leaves. Turn shades of yellow/orange and red in the autumn.
Flowers: Bottlebrush shaped white flowers in early spring before the foliage begins to open.
Height: 90cm Spread: 90cm
Growing conditions: Full sun/partial shade. Slightly acidic moist but well-drained soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5
Versatile shrub that adds flower and foliage interest to your garden.
Fothergilla gardenii 'Mount Airy'


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Hamamelis x 'Arnold's Promise'


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Hamamelis x 'Feuerzauber'


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Hamamelis x intermedia 'Primavera'
WITCH HAZEL

Foliage: Bright green with yellow-orange fall colour.
Flowers: Bright yellow spider-like flowers, Feb/March. Sweetly fragrant.
Height: 4.5m Spread: 4.5m
Growing conditions: Full sun, partial shade. Average well-drained soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5
A must have for your winter garden. For best flowering plant in full sun.
Heptacodium miconioides


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Hydrangea macrophylla 'Blue Wave'


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Hydrangea macrophylla 'Glowing Embers'


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Hydrangea macrophylla 'Hanabi'


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Hydrangea macrophylla 'Lemon Wave'


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Hydrangea macrophylla 'Variegata'


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Hydrangea quercifolia 'Amythst'


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Hydrangea serrata 'Benigaku'


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Hydrangea serrata 'Preziosa'


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Rhododendron 'Arneson Gem'
DECIDUOUS AZALEA

Foliage: Mid-green foliage.
Flowers: Red buds open to soft yellow/orange flowers, shading to strong reddish-orange tips - June. Fragrant.
Height: 1.25m Spread: 1m
Growing conditions: Full sun, dappled shade. Moist, organic, acidic soils.
Hardiness: Zone 5
Beautiful flower show. Mildew resistant.
Rhododendron x Cannon's Double
Deciduous Azalea

Foliage: Beautiful bronze foliage from spring to fall.
Flowers: Double orange/pink flowers - June.
Height: 1m Spread: 1m
Growing conditions: Moist, loamy soils, acid lover.
Hardiness: Zone 4

Salix alba 'Hutchinson's Yellow'


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Salix elaeagnos 'Angustifolia'
ROSEMARY LEAF WILLOW

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Salix gracilistyla 'Melanostachys'
BLACK PUSSY WILLOW

Foliage: Glossy dark green.
Flowers: Black catkins appearing in March often before the snow disappears.
Height: 6m Spread: 2m
Growing conditions: Full sun, partial shade. Tolerates a wide range of soil types.
Hardiness: Zone 4
Great addition to the late winter garden. Can be pruned to control the size.
Salix helvetica
SWISS WILLOW

Foliage: Glaucous-grey top with dusty-silver underside.
Flowers: Showy catkins in April.
Height: 1m Spread: 1m
Growing conditions: Dappled/full sun. Average soil.
Hardiness: Zone 4
Great foliage plant. Salt tolerant.
Salix integra 'Hakura Nishiki'
JAPANESE DAPPLED WILLOW

Foliage: Beautiful variegated foliage with shades of pink, white and green.
Height: 2m Spread: 2m
Growing conditions: Full sun. Average soil.
Hardiness: Zone 5
Prune hard in the spring to maximize foliage variegation
Salix koriyanagi 'Rubykins'
RUBY RED WILLOW

Foliage: Young leaves are pale pink, maturing to a blue green. Grey underside.
Flowers: Small grey catkins.
Height: 4m Spread: cm
Growing conditions: Sun/partial shade. Average soil. Does not tolerate dry conditions.
Hardiness: Zone 3

Salix nakamurana var. yezoalpina
DWARF JAPANESE WILLOW

Foliage: Thick hairy leaves which are tinged red when mature, turning golden in the fall.
Flowers: Beautiful catkins in April
Height: 20cm Spread: 1.5m
Growing conditions: Full sun, partial shade.
Hardiness: Zone 5
Great for a rock garden or cascading over a rock wall.
Salix repens var. argentea
SILVER CREEPING WILLOW

Foliage: Small ovate leaves, grey on the upper surface and light grey on the underside.
Flowers: Yellow catkins - early spring.
Height: 30cm Spread: 1.5m
Growing conditions: Full sun, partial shade. Well drained but moist acidic soil.
Hardiness: Zone 3
Great foliage plant for the garden. Salt tolerant!!!
Salix udensis 'Sekka'
DRAGON WILLOW

Foliage: Topical glossy green foliage. Bright fall colours.
Flowers: White catkins, early spring.
Height: 3m Spread: 2m
Growing conditions: Full sun, partial shade. Tolerates wide range of soil types.
Hardiness: Zone 4
Unique stems with a club-like appearance great for flower arrangements.
Spiraea japonica 'Bullata'


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Spiraea japonica 'Goldmound'


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Spiraea japonica 'Nana'


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Zenobia pulverulenta


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