Plant pallette

Choices of plants used in the makeover
Mary-Kate Mackey

TREES AND SHRUBS

Deciduous

Azalea 'White Lights'. Sunset Western Garden Book climate zones A2, A3, 1-7.

Japanese barberry ( Berberis thunbergii 'Aurea', 'Crimson Pygmy', 'Rose Glow'). Zones A3, 2b-24.

Japanese maple ( Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood'). Zones A3, 2-10, 12, 14-24.

Japanese snowdrop tree (Styrax japonicus). Zones 4-9, 14-21.

Kousa dogwood (Cornus kousa). Zones 2-9, 14-17.

Norway maple ( Acer platanoides 'Crimson Sentry'). Zones A2, A3, 1-9, 14-17.

Spiraea japonica 'Goldflame'. Zones A2, A3, 2-10, 14-21.

Weeping beech ( Fagus sylvatica 'Pendula'). Zones A3, 2b-9, 14-21.

Weigela 'Briant Rubidor', W. florida 'Java Red'. Zones 1-11, 14-21.

 

Evergreen

Azalea 'Girard's Fuchsia', 'Glacier'. Zones 4-9, 14-24.

Golden deodar cedar (Cedrus deodora 'Aurea'). Zones 3b-10, 14-24.

Heavenly bamboo (Nandina domestica 'Gulf Stream'). Zones 3 (with protection), 4-24.

Hinoki false cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa). Zones A3, 2b-6, 15-17.

Incense cedar (Calocedrus decurrens). Zones 2-12, 14-24.

Rhododendron 'Cunningham's White' (hardy to -15°), 'Purple Gem' (hardy to -25°), 'Rosamundi' (hardy to -5°). Zones 4-6, 15-17.

Thuja occidentalis 'Emerald Green'. Zones A2, A3, 1-9, 15-17.

 

VINE

Clematis montana. Zones 3b-9, 14-17, 21-23.

 


PERENNIALS

Dwarf periwinkle ( Vinca minor 'Bowles' Variety'). Zones 1-24.

Hosta 'Patriot'. Zones 1-10, 14-21.

Leather leaf sedge (Carex buchananii). Zones 2b-9, 14-24.

Western sword fern (Polystichum munitum). Zones A3, 2-9, 14-24.