The Southern magnolia is an evergreen tree, native to the southeastern United States. It has flamboyant, large flowers and attractive, tropical-looking leaves. The blooms are white and exude a lovely fragrance. Learn about this tree.
The white oak grows to become a massive sized tree. It can also reach a great age: an 800-year-old tree is not uncommon in nature. The white oak is a perfect specimen tree for parks. Learn about this classic tree.
The Norway spruce tree, with its perfect, pyramidal shape, makes a fine Christmas tree. Its needles are dark green year-round; the cones, borne sporadically, are large for a spruce. Learn about the Norway spruce tree.
The color of its wood gives the yellowwood tree its name. It is a slow-growing, low-branching tree, that is a nice landscape or shade tree. Its white spring flowers resemble wisteria. Learn about the yellowwood.
Blueberry bushes have clusters of white, bell-like flowers in spring and edible blueberries in summer. High producers like bluecrop can give more than ten quarts of blueberries per year. Learn about this shrub.
Butterfly bushes are shrubs that have clusters of small flowers at the ends of their many branches. Blooms are usually purple, rose, magenta, or white and attract butterflies and hummingbirds. Learn to plant butterfly bush.
Enkianthus comes in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors. It can be either a dome-shaped shrub or a small tree with clusters of small bell-shaped, veined reddish-beige or pink flowers. Learn about this shrub.
Burning bush, or euonymous, is known for its remarkable fiery pinkish-red color. This bush has a different look for each season: insignificant yellow flowers are followed by attractive red berries. Learn about this shrub.
Heather grows beautiful small flowers with tiny leaves that stay on all winter. Blooming in winter and early spring, it's perfect for winter gardens. Heather also makes a good ground cover. Learn about this shrub.
Michigan holly's red berries make it an attractive winter plant. The shrub's green leaves turn yellow in fall. The holly's red berries last through winter, if not eaten by birds. Learn about this accent plant.