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

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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)