Tagged as: Low growing shrubs
Botanical Name: Rhododendron 'P.J.M.'
Common Name: P.J. M. Rhododendron
Height: 3-6' Spread: 3-6' Habit/Form: Rounded Growth Rate: Slow Zone: 4-7
Cultural Requirements: Their ability to tolerate near neutral soils makes this one of the most reliable rhododendrons for the Midwest. Thrives in rich, well-drained, slightly acidic soil that is high in organic matter. Place in part to full shade, and protect from damaging sun and wind. Requires very little pruning. This is one of the easiest and most durable rhododendrons to grow in the Midwest.
Ornamental Characteristics: A compact, rounded shrub with dark, glossy, evergreen leaves that turn a mahogany to plum-purple in the fall. Abundant, lavender-pink flowers explode into bloom in mid-May.
Uses in the Landscape: Great in shrub borders or as foundation plants, they are especially showy when massed together with a dark background.
- Dwarf Cut-leaf Stephanandra 99%
Botanical Name: Stephanandra incisa 'Crispa' Common Name: Dwarf Cut-leaf Stephanandra Updated 12/2012 Click on an image to enlarge form fall color Height: 2-3' Spread: 2-3' Habit/Form: Low mounded, suckering shrub...
- Grow-low Fragrant Sumac 99%
Botanical Name: Rhus aromatica 'Gro-low'Common Name: Gro-low Fragrant Sumac Updated 12/2012 Height: 2-3' Spread: 6-8' Habit/Form: Wide spreading, low and mounded Growth Rate: Slow to medium Zone: 4-8Cultural Requirements: A very adaptable plant....
- Knock out Rose 99%
Botanical Name: Rosa 'Radrazz'Common Name: Rose - KNOCK OUT® Updated 12/2012 Height: 3-4' Spread: 3-4' Habit/Form: Round compact bushy Growth Rate: Medium to slow Zone: 5-9Cultural Requirements: Sun to light shade in moist,...
- Low Growing Deciduous Shrubs (under 5 feet) 98%
Generally grow up to 5 feet tall, easy to maintain in proper scale Essentially, a low-growing woody plant that branches at its base Lose their leaves in fall (deciduous) Recommended for the Midwest on the basis of ornamental value,...
- Shrubby Cinquefoil 98%
Botanical Name: Potentilla fruticosa Common Name: Shrubby Cinquefoil Updated 11/2012 Height: 1-4' Spread: 2-4' Habit/Form: Mounded Growth Rate: Fast Zone: 2-6 Cultural Requirements: Grow in full sun for maximum flower production;...
- Blanc Double de Coubert Rose 98%
Botanical Name: Rosa rugosa 'Blanc Double de Coubert'Common Name: Blanc Double de Coubert Rugosa Rose Updated 12/2012 Height: 4-6' Spread: 4-6' Habit/Form: Upright, rounded, suckering, colonizing shrub Growth Rate: Fast Zone: 4-7Cultural...