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Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
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Accolade cherry Accolade cherry (Prunus 'Accolade')
Alleghany viburnum Alleghany viburnum (Viburnum x rhytidophylloides 'Alleghany')
Allegheny serviceberry Allegheny serviceberry (Amelanchier laevis)
  Cultivars:  
(Cumulus®)    'JFS-Arb' (Spring Flurry®)
'Snowcloud'
American bladdernut American bladdernut (Staphylea trifolia)
American cranberrybush viburnum American cranberrybush viburnum (Viburnum opulus var. americanum)
American elderberry American elderberry (Sambucus canadensis)
American hazelnut American hazelnut (Corylus americana)
American hornbeam, musclewood American hornbeam, musclewood (Carpinus caroliniana)
American mountainash American mountainash (Sorbus americana)
  Cultivars:  
'Dwarfcrown' (Red CascadeTM)
American plum or wild plum American plum or wild plum (Prunus americana)
American red elderberry American red elderberry (Sambucus pubens)
American smoketree American smoketree (Cotinus obovatus)
Amur chokecherry Amur chokecherry (Prunus maackii)
Amur maackia Amur maackia (Maackia amurensis)
  Cultivars:  
(SummertimeTM)    'Starburst'
Amur maple Amur maple (Acer tataricum subsp. ginnala)
  Cultivars:  
'Bailey Compact'    'Compactum'
'Embers'    'Emerald Elf'
'Flame'    'JFS-UGA' (Red NovemberTM)
'Mondy' (Red Rhapsody®)
Amur privet Amur privet (Ligustrum amurense)
AngloJapanese yew AngloJapanese yew (Taxus x media)
  Cultivars:  
'Anthony Wayne'    'Berg'
'Hicksii'    'Viridis'
Anise magnolia Anise magnolia (Magnolia salicifolia)
Apple serviceberry Apple serviceberry (Amelanchier x grandiflora)
  Cultivars:  
'Autumn Brilliance'    'Cole’s Select'
'Forest Prince'    'Princess Diana'
'Robin Hill'    'Rogers' (Lustre®)
Arrowwood viburnum Arrowwood viburnum (Viburnum dentatum)
Austrian pine Austrian pine (Pinus nigra)
  Cultivars:  
'Arnold Sentinel'    'Compacta'
'Teardrop'
Baldcypress Baldcypress (Taxodium distichum)
  Cultivars:  
'Cascade Falls'    'Peve Minaret'
'Peve Yellow'
Beautybush Beautybush (Kolkwitzia amabilis)
Black locust Black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia)
  Cultivars:  
'Inermis'    'Lace Lady' (Twisty Baby®)
'Umbraculifera'
Black pussy willow Black pussy willow (Salix gracilistyla var. melanostachys)
Blackhaw viburnum Blackhaw viburnum (Viburnum prunifolium)
Bottlebrush buckeye Bottlebrush buckeye (Aesculus parviflora)
Bridalwreath spirea Bridalwreath spirea (Spiraea prunifolia)
Bristlecone pine Bristlecone pine (Pinus aristata)
Burkwood viburnum Burkwood viburnum (Viburnum x burkwoodii)
Burning bush or winged euonymus Burning bush or winged euonymus (Euonymus alatus)
Buttonbush Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis)
Callery pear Callery pear (Pyrus calleryana)
  Cultivars:  
(Aristocrat®)    'Autumn Blaze'
'Cambridge'    'Capital'
'Cleveland Select' (Chanticleer®)    'Glen’s Form' (Chanticleer®)
'Holmford' (New Bradford®)    'Jackzam' (Jack®)
'Redspire'    'XP-005' (Trinity®)
Camperdown elm Camperdown elm (Ulmus glabra 'Camperdownii')
Canadian hemlock or eastern hemlock Canadian hemlock or eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis)
  Cultivars:  
'Pendula'    'Sargentii'
Chaparral weeping mulberry Chaparral weeping mulberry (Morus alba 'Chaparral')
Cheyenne privet Cheyenne privet (Ligustrum vulgare 'Cheyenne')
Chinese juniper Chinese juniper (Juniperus chinensis)
  Cultivars:  
'Ames'    'Blue Point'
'Columnaris'    'Fairview'
'Hooks'    'Iowa'
'Keteleeri'    'Mountbatten'
'Robusta Green'    'Spartan'
'Spearmint'    'Wintergreen'
Chinese lilac Chinese lilac (Syringa x chinensis)
Chokecherry Chokecherry (Prunus virginiana)
  Cultivars:  
'Canada Red'    'Shubert'
Cockspur hawthorn Cockspur hawthorn (Crataegus crus-galli)
  Cultivars:  
'Cruzam' (Crusader®)    var. inermis
Common lilac Common lilac (Syringa vulgaris)
Common witchhazel Common witchhazel (Hamamelis virginiana)
Compact subalpine fir Compact subalpine fir (Abies lasiocarpa 'Arizonica Compacta')
Concolor fir or white fir Concolor fir or white fir (Abies concolor)
  Cultivars:  
'Candicans'    'Conica'
Coral bark willow Coral bark willow (Salix alba 'Britzensis')
Corkscrew or curly willow Corkscrew or curly willow (Salix matsudana 'Tortuosa')
Corneliancherry dogwood Corneliancherry dogwood (Cornus mas)
  Cultivars:  
'Golden Glory'    'Pyramidalis'
Double flowering plum or rose-tree-of-China Double flowering plum or rose-tree-of-China (Prunus triloba)
Douglas-fir Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca)
  Cultivars:  
'Fastigiata'    'Glauca Pendula'
'Graceful Grace'
Downy hawthorn Downy hawthorn (Crataegus mollis)
Downy serviceberry Downy serviceberry (Amelanchier arborea)
Dwarf eastern white pine Dwarf eastern white pine (Pinus strobus 'Nana')
Dwarf tree lilacs Dwarf tree lilacs (Syringa)
  Cultivars:  
'Bailbelle' (Tinkerbelle® lilac)    'Bailming' (Prince Charming® lilac)
'Palibin'
Early flowering lilac Early flowering lilac (Syringa x hyacinthiflora)
Eastern ninebark Eastern ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius)
Eastern red-cedar Eastern red-cedar (Juniperus virginiana)
  Cultivars:  
'Blue Arrow'    'Burkii'
'Canaertii'    'Cupressifolia'
'Glauca'    'Hillii'
'Hillspire'    'Idyllwild'
'Monbell' (Prairie PillarTM)    'Taylor'
Eastern redbud Eastern redbud (Cercis canadensis)
  Cultivars:  
'Alba'    'Columbus Strain'
'Covey' (Lavender Twist®)    'Forest Pansy'
'Royal White'
Eastern wahoo Eastern wahoo (Euonymus atropurpureus)
Eastern white pine Eastern white pine (Pinus strobus)
  Cultivars:  
'Contorta'    'Pendula'
'Tortulosa'
Eastern white-cedar, arborvitae Eastern white-cedar, arborvitae (Thuja occidentalis)
  Cultivars:  
'BailJohn' (Technito®)    'Brabant'
'Brandon'    'Columbia'
'Degroot’s Spire'    'Fastigiata'
'George Peabody'    'Gold Cargo'
'Hetz Wintergreen'    'Holmstrup'
'Klmeighteen' (PatriotTM)    'Lutea'
'Nigra'    'Pyramidalis'
'Rushmore'    'Sherwood Frost'
'Smaragd'    'Spiralis'
'Sunkist'    'Techny'
'Trautman'    'Walter Brown' (Techny GoldTM)
'Wandsdyke Silver'    'Wareana'
'Wareana Lutescens'    'Yellow Holmstrup'
'Yellow Ribbon'
Edgewood<sup>®</sup> pear Edgewood® pear (Pyrus 'Edgedell')
Emerald Triumph viburnum Emerald Triumph viburnum (Viburnum 'Emerald Triumph')
English hawthorn English hawthorn (Crataegus laevigata)
  Cultivars:  
'Crimson Cloud'    'Paul’s Scarlet'
European beech European beech (Fagus sylvatica)
  Cultivars:  
'Purple Fountain'    'Purpurea Pendula'
'Roseo-marginata'    'Tricolor'
European birdcherry European birdcherry (Prunus padus)
  Cultivars:  
'Berg Redleaf'    'Drietree' (Merlot®)
'DTR 117' (Summer Glow®)    var. commutata
European cranberrybush viburnum European cranberrybush viburnum (Viburnum opulus)
European elderberry European elderberry (Sambucus nigra)
European mountainash European mountainash (Sorbus aucuparia)
  Cultivars:  
'Black Hawk'    'Mitchred' (Cardinal Royal®)
'Rossica'
European red elderberry European red elderberry (Sambucus racemosa)
European spindletree European spindletree (Euonymus europaeus)
Falsecypress Falsecypress (Chamaecyparis pisifera)
  Cultivars:  
'Boulevard'    'Filifera Aurea'
Father Hugo rose Father Hugo rose (Rosa xanthina f. hugonis)
Flowering crabapple Flowering crabapple (Malus spp.)
  Cultivars:  
'Adirondack'    'Bob White'
'Camzam' (CamelotTM)    'Canterzam' (CanterburyTM)
'Cardinal'    'Cinzam' (Cinderella®)
'Coral Cascade'    'Excazam' (ExcaliburTM)
'Guinzam' (Guinevere®)    'Jewelcole' (Red Jewel®)
'Kinarzam' (King Arthur®)    'Lanzam' (Lancelot®)
'Louisa'    'Luwick'
Malus baccata 'Jackii'    Malus sargentii 'Candymint'
Malus sargentii 'Select A' (Firebird®)    Malus sargentii 'Tina'
Malus transitoria 'JFS-KW5' (Royal Raindrops®)    Malus zumi var. calocarpa
'Malusquest' (Pink Sparkles®)    'Manbeck Weeper' (Anne E.®)
'Molazam' (Molten Lava®)    'Orange Crush'
'Ormiston Roy'    'Parrsi' (Pink Princess®)
'Prairie Maid'    'Prairifire'
'Purple Prince'    'Sutyzam' (Sugar Tyme®)
Frans Fontaine European hornbeam Frans Fontaine European hornbeam (Carpinus betulus 'Frans Fontaine')
Full moon maple Full moon maple (Acer japonicum)
  Cultivars:  
'Aconitifolium'    'Vitifolium'
Globe Norway maple Globe Norway maple (Acer platanoides 'Globosum')
Glossy black chokeberry Glossy black chokeberry (Aronia melanocarpa var. elata)
Goat willow or French pussy willow Goat willow or French pussy willow (Salix caprea)
Golden Curls willow Golden Curls willow (Salix 'Golden Curls')
Gray dogwood Gray dogwood (Cornus racemosa)
Hedge cotoneaster Hedge cotoneaster (Cotoneaster acutifolius var. lucidus)
Hedge maple Hedge maple (Acer campestre)
Holger juniper Holger juniper (Juniperus 'Holger')
Hybrid forsythia Hybrid forsythia (Forsythia spp.)
Hybrid hawthorn Hybrid hawthorn (Crataegus x mordenensis)
  Cultivars:  
'Snowbird'    'Toba'
Hybrid mockorange Hybrid mockorange (Philadelphus x virginalis)
Japanese dappled willow Japanese dappled willow (Salix integra 'Hakuro Nishiki') - shrub form
Japanese dappled willow Japanese dappled willow (Salix integra 'Hakuro Nishiki') - tree form
Japanese fantail willow Japanese fantail willow (Salix udensis 'Sekka')
Japanese hornbeam Japanese hornbeam (Carpinus japonicus)
Japanese larch Japanese larch (Larix kaempferi)
  Cultivars:  
'Diane'    'Pendula'
Japanese maple Japanese maple (Acer palmatum)
  Cultivars:  
'Bloodgood'    'Wolff' (Emperor ITM)
Japanese pussy willow or giant pussy willow Japanese pussy willow or giant pussy willow (Salix chaenomeloides)
Japanese tree lilac Japanese tree lilac (Syringa reticulata)
  Cultivars:  
'Elliott' (SnowcapTM)    'Golden Eclipse'
'Ivory Silk'    'Summer Snow'
'Williamette' (Ivory PillarTM)
Japanese umbrella pine Japanese umbrella pine (Sciadopitys verticillata)
Japanese yew Japanese yew (Taxus cuspidata)
  Cultivars:  
'Capitata'    'Fastigiate' (CaptainTM)
Josiflexa lilac Josiflexa lilac (Syringa x josiflexa)
Judd viburnum Judd viburnum (Viburnum x juddii)
Korean maple or purplebloom maple Korean maple or purplebloom maple (Acer pseudosieboldianum)
Korean mountainash Korean mountainash (Sorbus alnifolia)
Korean Sun<sup>TM</sup> pear Korean SunTM pear (Pyrus fauriei 'Westwood')
Koreanspice viburnum Koreanspice viburnum (Viburnum carlesii)
Late lilac Late lilac (Syringa villosa)
Lavalle hawthorn Lavalle hawthorn (Crataegus x lavallei)
Little Girl Series hybrid magnolia Little Girl Series hybrid magnolia (Magnolia spp.)
  Cultivars:  
'Ann'    'Betty'
'Jane'    'Marilyn'
'Pinkie'    'Randy'
'Susan'
Loebner magnolia Loebner magnolia (Magnolia x loebneri)
  Cultivars:  
'Ballerina'    'Leonard Messel'
'Merrill'    'Powder Puff'
'Spring Joy'    'White Rose'
Manchurian maple Manchurian maple (Acer mandschuricum)
Miss Kim lilac Miss Kim lilac (Syringa pubescens subsp. patula 'Miss Kim')
Moosewood or snakebark maple Moosewood or snakebark maple (Acer pensylvanicum)
Mountain maple Mountain maple (Acer spicatum)
Mt. St. Helens<sup>®</sup> plum Mt. St. Helens® plum (Prunus 'Frankthrees')
Nanking cherry or Manchu cherry Nanking cherry or Manchu cherry (Prunus tomentosa)
Nannyberry viburnum Nannyberry viburnum (Viburnum lentago)
Newport plum Newport plum (Prunus 'Newport')
Northern bayberry Northern bayberry (Myrica pensylvanica or Morella pensylvanica)
Northern Pearls pearlbush Northern Pearls pearlbush (Exochorda serratifolia 'Northern Pearls')
Norway spruce Norway spruce (Picea abies)
  Cultivars:  
'Acrocona'    'Cupressina'
'Mucronata'    'Pendula'
Oakleaf mountainash Oakleaf mountainash (Sorbus x hybrida)
Oyama magnolia Oyama magnolia (Magnolia sieboldii)
Pagoda dogwood Pagoda dogwood (Cornus alternifolia)
Panicle hydrangea Panicle hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata)
Paperbark maple Paperbark maple (Acer griseum)
Pawpaw Pawpaw (Asimina triloba)
Peking or Pekin lilac Peking or Pekin lilac (Syringa pekinensis)
  Cultivars:  
'DTR 124' (Summer Charm®)    'Morton' (China Snow®)
'Zhang Zhimming' (Beijing Gold®)
Pfitzer juniper Pfitzer juniper (Juniperus x pfitzeriana)
  Cultivars:  
'Hetzii'    'Pfitzeriana'
'Pfitzeriana Aurea'    'Pfitzeriana Glauca'
Prairie rose or Michigan rose Prairie rose or Michigan rose (Rosa setigera)
Preston lilac Preston lilac (Syringa x prestoniae)
Princess Kay Canadian plum Princess Kay Canadian plum (Prunus nigra 'Princess Kay')
Purple Haze hazelnut Purple Haze hazelnut (Corylus 'Purple Haze')
Purpleleaf sandcherry Purpleleaf sandcherry (Prunus x cistena)
Pussy willow Pussy willow (Salix discolor)
Red chokeberry Red chokeberry (Aronia arbutifolia)
Redosier or redtwig dogwood Redosier or redtwig dogwood (Cornus stolonifera)
River birch River birch (Betula nigra)
  Cultivars:  
'Little King' (Fox Valley®)    'Studetec' (Tecumseh CompactTM)
'Summer Cascade'
Rocky Mountain juniper Rocky Mountain juniper (Juniperus scopulorum)
  Cultivars:  
'Blue Heaven'    'Blue Trail'
'Cologreen'    'Gray Gleam'
'Medora'    'Moonglow'
'Pathfinder'    'Skyrocket'
'Sutherland'    'Tolleson’s Blue Weeping'
'Tolleson’s Weeping'    'Welchii'
'Wichita Blue'
Rose-of-Sharon or althea Rose-of-Sharon or althea (Hibiscus syriacus)
Russian hawthorn Russian hawthorn (Crataegus ambigua)
Sargent cherry Sargent cherry (Prunus sargentii)
  Cultivars:  
(Rancho®)    'Columnaris'
'JFS-KW58' (Pink Flair®)
Sargent viburnum Sargent viburnum (Viburnum sargentii)
Saucer magnolia Saucer magnolia (Magnolia x soulangiana)
  Cultivars:  
'Alexandrina'    'JUR-mag1' (Black TulipTM)
'Rustica Rubra'
Scarlet Curls willow Scarlet Curls willow (Salix 'Scarcuzam')
Scots pine or Scotch pine Scots pine or Scotch pine (Pinus sylvestris)
  Cultivars:  
'Fastigiata'    'Sentinel'
'Watereri'
Seven-son flower Seven-son flower (Heptacodium miconioides)
Shadblow serviceberry Shadblow serviceberry (Amelanchier canadensis)
Shantung or purpleblow maple Shantung or purpleblow maple (Acer truncatum)
Showy mountainash Showy mountainash (Sorbus decora)
Siberian peashrub Siberian peashrub (Caragana arborescens) - shrub form
Siberian peashrub Siberian peashrub (Caragana arborescens) - tree form
  Cultivars:  
'Pendula'    'Walker'
Siebold viburnum Siebold viburnum (Viburnum sieboldii)
Silberlocke Korean fir Silberlocke Korean fir (Abies koreana 'Silberlocke')
Silky dogwood Silky dogwood (Cornus amomum)
Silver Ball<sup>TM</sup> pear Silver BallTM pear (Pyrus Silver BallTM)
Silver buffaloberry Silver buffaloberry (Shepherdia argentea)
Smokebush Smokebush (Cotinus coggygria)
Smooth sumac Smooth sumac (Rhus glabra)
Snow Fountains<sup>®</sup> cherry Snow Fountains® cherry (Prunus 'Snofozam')
Spicebush Spicebush (Lindera benzoin)
Spring Grove<sup>®</sup> western or giant arborvitae Spring Grove® western or giant arborvitae (Thuja plicata 'Grovpli')
Staghorn sumac Staghorn sumac (Rhus typhina)
  Cultivars:  
Bailtiger (Tiger Eyes®)
Star magnolia Star magnolia (Magnolia stellata)
  Cultivars:  
'Centennial'    'Chrysanthemumiflora'
'Encore'    'Jane Platt'
'Kikuzaki'    'Royal Star'
Summer Sprite<sup>®</sup> littleleaf linden Summer Sprite® littleleaf linden (Tilia cordata 'Halka')
Sweet mockorange Sweet mockorange (Philadelphus coronarius)
Swiss stone pine Swiss stone pine (Pinus cembra)
  Cultivars:  
'Chalet'    'Glauca Nana'
'Nana'
Tatarian dogwood Tatarian dogwood (Cornus alba)
Tatarian maple Tatarian maple (Acer tataricum)
  Cultivars:  
'Actar' (Summer SplendorTM)    'GarAnn' (Hot WingsTM)
'JFS-KW2' (Rugged CharmTM)    'Patdell' (Pattern PerfectTM)
Three-flowered maple Three-flowered maple (Acer triflorum)
Umbrella magnolia Umbrella magnolia (Magnolia tripetala)
Ural falsespirea Ural falsespirea (Sorbaria sorbifolia)
Ussurian pear Ussurian pear (Pyrus ussuriensis)
  Cultivars:  
'Bailfrost' (Mountain Frost®)    'Mordak' (Prairie Gem®)
Vanhoutte spirea Vanhoutte spirea (Spiraea x vanhouttei)
Vernal witchhazel Vernal witchhazel (Hamamelis vernalis)
Wada’s Memory magnolia Wada’s Memory magnolia (Magnolia x kewensis 'Wada’s Memory')
Wafer-ash, hoptree Wafer-ash, hoptree (Ptelea trifoliata)
Washington hawthorn Washington hawthorn (Crataegus phaenopyrum)
  Cultivars:  
'Presidential'    'Westwood I' (Washington Lustre®)
Wayfaringtree viburnum Wayfaringtree viburnum (Viburnum lantana)
Weeping blue arctic willow Weeping blue arctic willow (Salix purpurea 'Pendula')
  Cultivars:  
'Pendula'
Weeping European hornbeam Weeping European hornbeam (Carpinus betulus 'Pendula')
Weeping goat willow or weeping French pussy willow Weeping goat willow or weeping French pussy willow (Salix caprea 'Pendula')
Weeping katsuratree Weeping katsuratree (Cercidiphyllum japonicum 'Pendula')
Weeping needle juniper Weeping needle juniper (Juniperus rigida 'Pendula')
Weeping willowleaf pear Weeping willowleaf pear (Pyrus salicifolia 'Pendula')
  Cultivars:  
'Silfrozam' (Silver Frost®)
White fringetree White fringetree (Chionanthus virginicus)
White Tigress snakebark maple White Tigress snakebark maple (Acer 'White Tigress')
Winged sumac or shining sumac Winged sumac or shining sumac (Rhus copallina)
Winter King hawthorn Winter King hawthorn (Crataegus viridis 'Winter King')
Winterberry Winterberry (Ilex verticillata)
Winterberry euonymus Winterberry euonymus (Euonymus bungeanus)
Yellow hybrid magnolia Yellow hybrid magnolia (Magnolia spp.)
  Cultivars:  
'Butterflies'    'Elizabeth'
'Gold Finch'    'Gold Star'
'Ivory Chalice'    'Limelight'
Magnolia x brooklynensis 'Yellow Bird'    'Yellow Fever'
'Yellow Lantern'

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones

Name

Results will show trees and shrubs that have the entered text within their common or botanical name.

For example, apple matches:
  • Apple serviceberry (Amelanchier x grandiflora)
  • Flowering crabapple (Malus spp.)
  • Japanese dappled willow (Salix integra 'Hakuro Nishiki')
euo matches:
  • Winterberry euonymus (Euonymus bungeana)
  • Eastern wahoo (Euonymus atropurpureus)