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Plant Name Common Name(s) Height (ft.) (m.) Type
Berberis buxifolia ‘Nana’ dwarf Magellan barberry, dwarf boxleaf barberry 2' 0.6m shrub
Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea ‘Bagatelle’ dwarf purpleleaf Japanese barberry 1' 0.3m shrub
Buxus sempervirens ‘Aureovariegata’ variegated boxwood 5' 1.5m shrub
Buxus sempervirens ‘Suffruticosa’ edging boxwood 2' 0.6m shrub
Calluna vulgaris ‘Firefly’ heather 1.5' 0.5m shrub
Calluna vulgaris ‘Spring Torch’ heather 1.5' 0.5m shrub
Camellia × vernalis ‘Yuletide’ Christmas camellia 7' 2.1m shrub
Caryopteris incana ‘Jason’ SUNSHINE BLUE® golden bluebeard 4' 1.2m shrub
Acer palmatum ‘Orangeola’ Dissectum Group red laceleaf Japanese maple 4' 1.2m tree
Acer palmatum ‘Red Dragon’ Dissectum Group red laceleaf Japanese maple 4' 1.2m tree
Acer palmatum ‘Shaina’ dwarf red Japanese maple 4' 1.2m tree
Adiantum aleuticum Western maidenhair fern 2.5' 0.8m fern
Adiantum venustum Himalayan maidenhair fern .5' 0.2m fern
Yucca filamentosa ‘Bright Edge’ variegated yucca 3' 0.9m shrub
Tsuga heterophylla ‘Thorsen's Weeping’ Thorsen's weeping hemlock 1' 0.3m conifer
Acorus gramineus ‘Ogon’ golden variegated sweetflag 1' 0.3m grass
Acer palmatum ‘Tamuke yama’ Dissectum Group red laceleaf Japanese maple 4' 1.2m tree
Acer palmatum ‘Viridis’ Dissectum Group green laceleaf Japanese maple 4' 1.2m tree
Daphne × transatlantica ‘Blafra’ ETERNAL FRAGRANCE ™ hybrid daphne 3' 0.9m shrub
Berberis × gladwynensis ‘William Penn’ William Penn barberry 5' 1.5m shrub
Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Nana Gracilis’ dwarf hinoki cypress 3' 0.9m conifer
Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Nana Lutea’ golden dwarf hinoki cypress 3' 0.9m conifer
Berberis thunbergii f. atropurpurea ‘Concorde’ dwarf purpleleaf Japanese barberry 2' 0.6m shrub
Berberis thunbergii ‘Goruzam’ GOLDEN RUBY® dwarf golden-edged Japanese barberry 1' 0.3m shrub
Diphylleia cymosa umbrella leaf 4' 1.2m perennial
Hakonechloa macra ‘Beni Kaze’ Japanese forest grass 1.5' 0.5m perennial
Hosta ‘August Moon’ hosta 1.5' 0.5m perennial
Hosta ‘Blue Angel’ hosta 2' 0.6m perennial
Hosta ‘Francee’ hosta 2' 0.6m perennial
Hosta ‘Guacamole’ hosta 2' 0.6m perennial
Hosta ‘Gold Standard’ hosta 2' 0.6m perennial
Hosta ‘Halcyon’ hosta 1' 0.3m perennial
Hosta ‘Krossa Regal’ hosta 1.5' 0.5m perennial
Hosta ‘Minuteman’ hosta 1.5' 0.5m perennial
Hosta ‘Patriot’ hosta 1' 0.3m perennial
Ilex crenata ‘Dwarf Pagoda’ dwarf Japanese holly 2' 0.6m shrub
Hosta ‘Earth Angel’ hosta 2' 0.6m perennial
Hosta ‘Loyalist’ hosta 1.5' 0.5m perennial
Hosta ‘Paul's Glory’ hosta 2' 0.6m perennial
Hosta ‘Red October’ hosta 1' 0.3m perennial
Hosta ‘Praying Hands’ hosta 1.5' 0.5m perennial
Hosta ‘Sagae’ hosta 2.5' 0.8m perennial
Hosta sieboldiana var. elegans hosta 2' 0.6m perennial
Hosta ‘Sun Power’ hosta 2.5' 0.8m perennial
Helleborus ‘Walhelivor’ PBR IVORY PRINCE ™ hybrid hellebore 1' 0.3m perennial
Hosta ‘Blue Mouse Ears’ blue dwarf hosta .6' 0.2m perennial
Podocarpus lawrencei ‘Blue Gem’ blue mountain plum-pine 4' 1.2m conifer
Podocarpus lawrencei ‘Red Tip’ red-tipped mountain plum-pine 3' 0.9m conifer
Hosta ‘Lemon Lime’ dwarf hosta .75' 0.2m perennial
Cryptomeria japonica ‘Tansu’ dwarf Japanese cedar 3' 0.9m conifer
Sempervivum arachnoideum ssp. tomentosum ‘Stansfieldii’ hens and chicks, houseleek .3' 0.1m perennial
Abelia × grandiflora ‘Kaleidoscope’ PBR gold-variegated abelia 3' 0.9m shrub
Heuchera ‘Green Spice’ coral bells .6' 0.2m perennial
Heuchera ‘Crimson Curls’ coral bells 1' 0.3m perennial
Heuchera ‘Plum Pudding’ purple leaf coral bells 2' 0.6m perennial
Heuchera ‘Purple Petticoats’ purple leaf coral bells 2' 0.6m perennial
Heuchera ‘Sashay’ coral bells 2' 0.6m perennial
Heuchera ‘Velvet Night’ purple leaf coral bells 2' 0.6m perennial
Hosta ‘Fragrant Bouquet’ hosta 2' 0.6m perennial
Hosta ‘Fragrant Blue’ hosta 2' 0.6m perennial
Hosta ‘So Sweet’ hosta 2' 0.6m perennial
Helleborus ‘Anna's Red’ Anna's Red hellebore .75' 0.2m perennial
Helleborus × ballardiae ‘Coseh810’ MERLIN® hybrid hellebore 1.25' 0.4m perennial
Helleborus × ericsmithii ‘Coseh860’ MONTE CRISTO® hybrid hellebore 1' 0.3m perennial
Aster × frikartii ‘Jungfrau’ Frikart's aster 3' 0.9m perennial
Aster × frikartii ‘Mönch’ Frikart's aster 3' 0.9m perennial
Aster × frikartii ‘Wunder von Stäfa’ Frikart's aster 3' 0.9m perennial
Athyrium ‘Ghost’ ghost fern 3' 0.9m fern
Athyrium niponicum var. pictum Japanese painted fern 1.75' 0.5m fern
Athyrium otophorum eared lady fern 1.75' 0.5m fern
Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Pia’ compact mophead hydrangea 3' 0.9m shrub
Pieris japonica ‘Brookside Miniature’ dwarf columnar lily-of-the-valley shrub 3' 0.9m shrub
Bergenia ‘Beethoven’ Beethoven bergenia 1' 0.3m perennial
Primula ‘Francisca’ Francisca primrose .5' 0.2m perennial
Lonicera crassifolia creeping honeysuckle .4' 0.1m shrub
Clematis ‘Arabella’ Integrifolia Group Arabella clematis 6' 1.8m vine
Clematis integrifolia ‘Blue Ribbons’ Integrifolia Group Blue Ribbons clematis .7' 0.2m vine
Clematis integrifolia Integrifolia Group solitary clematis, integrifolia clematis 3' 0.9m vine
Abies balsamea ‘Nana’ dwarf balsam fir 2' 0.6m conifer
Acer circinatum ‘Monroe’ cutleaf vine maple 10' 3.0m tree
Acer palmatum ‘Beni schichihenge’ variegated Japanese maple 10' 3.0m tree
Acer palmatum ‘Wolff’ EMPEROR I® red Japanese maple 18' 5.5m tree
Acer palmatum ‘Seiryû’ cutleaf Japanese maple 10' 3.0m tree
Acer palmatum ‘Shindeshojo’ Japanese maple 8' 2.4m tree
Acer palmatum ‘Shishigashira’ lion's head Japanese maple 6' 1.8m tree
Acer palmatum ‘Ukigumo’ floating clouds Japanese maple 7' 2.1m tree
Acer shirasawanum ‘Aureum’ golden full moon maple 8' 2.4m tree
Acer shirasawanum ‘Autumn Moon’ autumn moon maple 8' 2.4m tree
Actaea pachypoda white baneberry, doll's eye 3' 0.9m perennial
Actaea simplex ‘Black Negligee’ Atropurpurea Group bugbane 6' 1.8m perennial
Actaea simplex ‘Brunette’ Atropurpurea Group purpleleaf snakeroot 6' 1.8m perennial
Actaea simplex ‘Hillside Black Beauty’ Atropurpurea Group bugbane 6' 1.8m perennial
Actinidia kolomikta (male form) variegated kiwi vine 3' 0.9m vine
Ageratina altissima ‘Chocolate’ purpleleaf bugbane 3.5' 1.1m perennial
Arbutus unedo ‘Compacta’ compact strawberry tree 6' 1.8m shrub
Aruncus dioicus var. aethusifolius Korean goatsbeard, goat's beard 1' 0.3m perennial
Asarum caudatum western wild ginger .5' 0.2m perennial
Asarum europaeum European wild ginger 0.5' 0.2m perennial
Asarum splendens splendid wild ginger .75' 0.2m perennial
Asplenium scolopendrium hart's-tongue fern 1.75' 0.5m fern
Asplenium trichomanes maidenhair spleenwort .75' 0.2m fern
Aucuba japonica ‘Mr. Goldstrike’ variegated Japanese aucuba 6' 1.8m shrub
Aucuba japonica ‘Serratifolia’ sawtoothed Japanese aucuba 7' 2.1m shrub
Beesia deltophylla beesia 1' 0.3m perennial
Begonia grandis ssp. evansiana hardy begonia 2' 0.6m perennial
Berberis darwinii Darwin's barberry 5' 1.5m shrub
Bergenia ‘Baby Doll’ Baby Doll bergenia 1' 0.3m perennial
Bergenia ‘Bressingham White’ Bressingham White bergenia 1.5' 0.5m perennial
Bergenia ciliata fuzzy-leaved bergenia 1' 0.3m perennial
Bergenia ciliata ‘Dumbo’ Dumbo bergenia 1' 0.3m perennial
Bergenia cordifolia heart-leaved bergenia 1.5' 0.5m perennial
Bergenia cordifolia ‘Vinterglöd’ Winter Glow bergenia 1.5' 0.5m perennial
Bergenia ‘Ruby Elf’ Ruby Elf bergenia .5' 0.2m perennial
Blechnum spicant deer fern 2' 0.6m fern
Brunnera macrophylla ‘Jack Frost’ variegated Siberian bugloss 2' 0.6m perennial
Buxus sempervirens common boxwood 7' 2.1m shrub
Camellia × williamsii ‘Brigadoon’ hybrid camellia 8' 2.4m shrub
Camellia × williamsii ‘Donation’ hybrid camellia 8' 2.4m shrub
Camellia × williamsii ‘J.C. Williams’ hybrid camellia 8' 2.4m shrub
Campanula ‘Birch Hybrid’ Birch's bellflower .5' 0.2m perennial
Campanula garganica ‘Dickson's Gold’ goldleaf Adriatic bellflower .5' 0.2m perennial
Campanula portenschlagiana Dalmatian bellflower .5' 0.2m perennial
Campanula portenschlagiana ‘Resholdt's Variety’ Dalmatian bellflower .5' 0.2m perennial
Campanula poscharskyana Serbian bellflower .5' 0.2m perennial
Campanula poscharskyana ‘Blue Waterfall’ Serbian bellflower .5' 0.2m perennial
Campsis × tagliabuana ‘Madame Galen’ hybrid trumpet creeper ' 0.0m vine
Carex elata ‘Aurea’ Bowle's golden sedge 3' 0.9m perennial
Carex oshimensis ‘Evergold’ variegated Japanese sedge 1' 0.3m perennial
Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Coralliformis’ dwarf hinoki cypress 6' 1.8m conifer
Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Filicoides Compacta’ compact fernspray hinoki cypress 10' 3.0m conifer
Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Nana’ dwarf hinoki cypress 1' 0.3m conifer
Chamaecyparis obtusa ‘Spiralis’ dwarf hinoki cypress 5' 1.5m conifer
Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Filifera Aurea Nana’ dwarf golden threadleaf cypress 4' 1.2m conifer
Chionochloa rubra red tussock grass 4' 1.2m grass
Clematis × durandii Integrifolia Group Durand's clematis 6' 1.8m vine
Clematis ‘Alionushka’ Integrifolia Group scrambling clematis 7' 2.1m vine
Clematis ‘Cleminov 51’ SAPHYRA INDIGO ™ Integrifolia Group Saphyra Indigo clematis, Sapphire Indigo clematis 4' 1.2m vine
Clematis ‘Rooguchi’ Integrifolia Group Rooguchi clematis 8' 2.4m vine
Coreopsis verticillata ‘Zagreb’ threadleaf coreopsis 1' 0.3m perennial
Cornus alba ‘Elegantissima’ variegated Tartarian dogwood, red-twig dogwood, red-stem dogwood 8' 2.4m shrub
Cornus sericea ‘Hedgerows Gold’ variegated red-twig dogwood 10' 3.0m shrub
Corylopsis pauciflora buttercup winterhazel 6' 1.8m shrub
Corylopsis spicata ‘Golden Spring’ golden winterhazel 4' 1.2m shrub
Corylus avellana ‘Red Dragon’ purple leaf contorted filbert 8' 2.4m tree
Cotoneaster adpressus ‘Little Gem’ compact cotoneaster 1' 0.3m shrub
Cotoneaster glaucophyllus hort. gray-leaf cotoneaster 3' 0.9m shrub
Cryptomeria japonica ‘Black Dragon’ Japanese cedar 6' 1.8m conifer
Cupressus nootkatensis ‘Green Arrow’ weeping Alaskan yellow cedar 18' 5.5m conifer
Cupressus nootkatensis ‘Van den Akker’ narrow Alaskan yellow cedar 10' 3.0m conifer
Cyrtomium fortunei Fortune's holly fern 1.5' 0.5m fern
Darmera peltata ‘Nana’ dwarf umbrella plant 2' 0.6m perennial
Disporopsis pernyi evergreen Solomon's seal 1.5' 0.5m perennial
Disporopsis pernyi ‘Bill Baker’ evergreen Solomon's seal 1.5' 0.5m perennial
Disporum longistylum ‘Night Heron’ Chinese fairy bells 6' 1.8m perennial
Dryopteris crassirhizoma thick-stemmed wood fern 3' 0.9m fern
Dryopteris cycadina shaggy shield fern 3' 0.9m fern
Dryopteris erythrosora autumn fern 2' 0.6m fern
Eleutherococcus sieboldianus ‘Variegatus’ variegated five-leaf aralia 7' 2.1m shrub
Enkianthus perulatus white enkianthus 6' 1.8m shrub
Erica × darleyensis ‘Darley Dale’ Darley heath 1.5' 0.5m shrub
Erica × darleyensis ‘Kramer's Rote’ Darley heath 1.3' 0.4m shrub
Erica × darleyensis ‘Silberschmelze’ Darley heath 1.5' 0.5m shrub
Erica × darleyensis ‘White Perfection’ Darley heath 1.5' 0.5m shrub
Erica carnea ‘Myretoun Ruby’ winter heath .5' 0.2m shrub
Erica carnea ‘Pirbright Rose’ winter heath .5' 0.2m shrub
Erica carnea ‘Porter's Red’ winter heath .5' 0.2m shrub
Erica carnea ‘Rubinteppich’ winter heath .5' 0.2m shrub
Erica carnea ‘Springwood White’ winter heath .5' 0.2m shrub
Erica carnea ‘Vivellii’ winter heath .5' 0.2m shrub
Erica cinerea ‘C.D. Eason’ bell heather .8' 0.2m shrub
χ Fatshedera lizei fatshedera 2' 0.6m vine
χ Fatshedera lizei ‘Annemieke’ golden variegated fatshedera 2' 0.6m vine
Fatsia japonica Japanese fatsia 6' 1.8m shrub
Fothergilla ‘Mount Airy’ witch alder 6' 1.8m shrub
Fothergilla gardenii dwarf witch alder 5' 1.5m shrub
Geranium riversleaianum ‘Mavis Simpson’ hardy geranium, cranesbill 2' 0.6m perennial
Geranium riversleaianum ‘Russell Prichard’ hardy geranium, cranesbill 1' 0.3m perennial
Geranium ‘Ann Folkard’ hardy geranium, cranesbill 2' 0.6m perennial
Geranium ‘Anne Thomson’ hardy geranium, cranesbill 0.7' 0.2m perennial
Geranium ‘Brookside’ hardy geranium, cranesbill 1.5' 0.5m perennial
Geranium cinereum ‘Laurence Flatman’ hardy geranium, cranesbill 0.5' 0.2m perennial
Geranium ‘Gerwat’ PBR ROZANNE® hardy geranium, cranesbill 1.5' 0.5m perennial
Geranium ‘Patricia’ hardy geranium, cranesbill 1.5' 0.5m perennial
Geranium ‘Philippe Vapelle’ hardy geranium, cranesbill 1' 0.3m perennial
Geranium renardii hardy geranium, cranesbill .85' 0.3m perennial
Geranium renardii ‘Tcschelda’ hardy geranium, cranesbill .85' 0.3m perennial
Geranium wlassovianum hardy geranium, cranesbill 2' 0.6m perennial
Hakonechloa macra Japanese forest grass 2' 0.6m perennial
Acer japonicum ‘Aconitifolium’ fernleaf full moon maple 10' 3.0m tree
Malus ‘Jewelcole’ RED JEWEL ™ flowering crabapple 8' 2.4m tree
Lonicera nitida ‘Baggesen's Gold’ golden boxleaf honeysuckle 5' 1.5m shrub
Molinia caerulea ssp. caerulea ‘Variegata’ variegated purple moor grass 3' 0.9m grass
Nandina domestica ‘Gulf Stream’ compact heavenly bamboo 3' 0.9m shrub
Nandina domestica ‘Moon Bay’ compact heavenly bamboo 3' 0.9m shrub
Ophiopogon planiscapus ‘Nigrescens’ black mondo grass 0.5' 0.2m perennial
Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Goshiki’ variegated false holly 5' 1.5m shrub
Osmanthus heterophyllus ‘Purpureus’ purple-leaf false holly 8' 2.4m shrub
Pieris japonica ‘Cavatine’ dwarf lily-of-the-valley shrub 2' 0.6m shrub
Pieris japonica ‘Variegata’ variegated lily-of-the-valley shrub 5' 1.5m shrub
Podocarpus nivalis alpine totara 3' 0.9m conifer
Polystichum munitum sword fern 3' 0.9m fern
Polystichum polyblepharum Japanese tassel fern 2' 0.6m fern
Polystichum setiferum Divisilobum Group soft shield fern 2' 0.6m fern
Polystichum setiferum Plumosomultilobum Group plumose soft shield fern 1.75' 0.5m fern
Polystichum tsus-simense Korean rock fern 1' 0.3m fern
Rhodiola pachyclados Afghani sedum .5' 0.2m perennial
Rhododendron ‘Lemon Dream’ hybrid rhododendron 3' 0.9m shrub
Rhododendron ‘Markeeta's Prize’ hybrid rhododendron 5' 1.5m shrub
Rodgersia aesculifolia finger-leaf rodgersia 6' 1.8m perennial
Rodgersia pinnata feather leaf rodgersia 4' 1.2m perennial
Rodgersia podophylla mayapple rodgersia 4' 1.2m perennial
Salix nakamurana var. yezoalpina creeping alpine willow 2' 0.6m shrub
Salix purpurea ‘Nana’ dwarf purple osier 3' 0.9m shrub
Sambucus nigra ‘Eva’ BLACK LACE ™ purple cutleaf elderberry 8' 2.4m shrub
Sarcococca confusa sweetbox 3' 0.9m shrub
Sarcococca hookeriana var. hookeriana sweetbox 3' 0.9m shrub
Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis dwarf sweetbox 1.5' 0.5m shrub
Saruma henryi upright wild ginger 1.5' 0.5m perennial
Saxifraga ‘Primuloides’ hort. minature London pride .6' 0.2m perennial
Schizophragma hydrangeoides ‘Moonlight’ Japanese hydrangea vine 25' 7.6m vine
Sciadopitys verticillata Japanese umbrella pine 7' 2.1m conifer
Sedum ‘Bertram Anderson’ stonecrop .5' 0.2m perennial
Sedum cauticola ‘Lidakense’ stonecrop .5' 0.2m perennial
Sedum ewersii sedum, stonecrop .4' 0.1m perennial
Sedum kamtschaticum ‘Variegatum’ variegated Kamtschaticum stonecrop .5' 0.2m perennial
Sedum kimnachii Mexican sedum .5' 0.2m perennial
Sedum sieboldii October daphne sedum .5' 0.2m perennial
Shibataea kumasasa zig-zag bamboo 4' 1.2m bamboo
Spiraea japonica ‘Little Princess’ Japanese spirea 3' 0.9m shrub
Syringa pubescens ssp. patula ‘Miss Kim’ dwarf Korean lilac 5' 1.5m shrub
Taxus baccata ‘Repandens’ spreading English yew 4' 1.2m conifer
Taxus baccata ‘Standishii’ columnar golden yew 4' 1.2m conifer
Thuja occidentalis ‘Degroot's Spire’ compact columnar arborvitae 8' 2.4m conifer
Thujopsis dolabrata ‘Nana’ dwarf hiba cedar 4' 1.2m conifer
Tricyrtis formosana ‘Gilt Edge’ variegated toad lily 1.5' 0.5m perennial
Tricyrtis formosana ‘Samurai’ variegated toad lily 1.5' 0.5m perennial
Tricyrtis ‘Sinonome’ toad lily 3' 0.9m perennial
Tricyrtis ‘Taipei Silk’ toad lily 2' 0.6m perennial
Tricyrtis ‘Tojen’ toad lily 2' 0.6m perennial
Tsuga canadensis ‘Cole's Prostrate’ prostrate Canadian hemlock 1' 0.3m conifer
Tsuga canadensis ‘Jervis’ dwarf canadian hemlock 3' 0.9m conifer
Tsuga canadensis ‘Pendula’ Sargent's weeping hemlock 5' 1.5m conifer
Tsuga mertensiana ‘Elizabeth’ dwarf mountain hemlock 3' 0.9m conifer
Vaccinium ovatum evergreen huckleberry 6' 1.8m shrub
Veronica peduncularis ‘Georgia Blue’ speedwell .5' 0.2m perennial
Viburnum davidii David's viburnum 3' 0.9m shrub
Vitis vinifera ‘Purpurea’ purple-leaf grape vine 30' 9.1m vine
Waldsteinia ternata barren strawberry .5' 0.2m perennial
Wisteria floribunda ‘Multijuga’ Japanese Wisteria 100' 30.5m vine
Wisteria floribunda ‘Rosea’ Japanese wisteria 100' 30.5m vine
Wisteria floribunda ‘Shiro-noda’ Japanese wisteria, snow showers wisteria 100' 30.5m vine
Yucca filamentosa ‘Color Guard’ variegated yucca 3' 0.9m shrub
Yucca filamentosa ‘Variegata’ variegated yucca 3' 0.9m shrub
Yucca flaccida ‘Golden Sword’ variegated yucca 3' 0.9m shrub
Lonicera nitida ‘Twiggy’ Twiggy boxleaf honeysuckle 2' 0.6m shrub