Low = under 3 feet, Medium = 3 feet to 6 feet, Tall = over 6 feet
Scientific name USDA Zone Height X Width Description Common name Water Exposure Ardisia japonica 6 12" X 18" Evergreen. White flowers in fall. Marlberry High Shade Red berries. Good groundcover. Fothergilla gardenii 5 2' X 2' Deciduous. Small white flowers in Fothergilla Med. Part Shade Spring. Intense orange in fall. Pernettya mucronata - female 7 30" X 3' Evergreen. Tiny flowers. Pink, pur- Female Pernettya Med. Sun-Part ple, white or black berries. Pernettya mucronata - male 7 30" X 2' Evergreen. Tiny white flowers Male Pernettya Med. Sun-Part pollinate female flowers. Rhus aromatica 4 30" X 6' Deciduous. Fragrant leaves when Fragrant Sumac Low Sun crushed. Red fall leaves. Viburnum opulus 'Nana' 4 2' X 2' Deciduous. Dwarf ball. Red fall Dwarf Snowball Med. Sun-Part. leaves. Tolerates poor soil.
Scientific name USDA Zone Height X Width Description Common name Water Exposure Callicarpa bodinieri 'Profusion' 6 6' X 6' Deciduous. Pink to purple leaves Profusion Beautyberry Med. Sun-Part and purple berries in the fall. Cotoneaster species 5 3' X 4' Evergreen or deciduous. White flow- Cotoneaster Low Sun-Shade ers in spring. Red-orange berries Euonymus alata Compacta 4 6' X 6' Deciduous. Brilliant red leaves Dwarf Burning Bush Med. Sun-Part in the Fall. Itea virginica 5 6' X 6' Deciduous. Fragrant white flowers Sweetspire Med. Sun-Part in fall. Red-Purple fall leaves. Rhus aromatica 'Gro-low' 4 3' X 8' Low, spreading form. Red leaves in Gro-low Fragrant Sumac Low Sun-Shade Fall.
Scientific name USDA Zone Height X Width Description Common name Water Exposure Arbutus unedo 'Compacta' 7 8' X 6' Evergreen. Pink flowers. Edible red Compact Strawberry Tree Low Sun-Shade fruit has mild strawberry flavor. Cotoneaster lacteus (parneyi) 7 8' X 8' Evergreen. White flowers in spring. Parney Cotoneaster Low Sun-Shade Orange berries in fall. Elaeagnus ebbingei 7 10' X 6' Evergreen. Silver leaves. Fragrant Autumn Olive Low Sun-Part white flowers in fall. Red fruit. Enkianthus campanulatus 5 10' X 4' Deciduous. Yellow/green/red flowers Redvein Enkianthus Med. Part Sun in May. Red fall leaves. Hamamelis virginiana 5 10' X 10' Deciduous. Golden yellow flowers Eastern Witchhazel Med. Sun and leaves in October-November. Salix drummondiana 3 10' X 10' Native deciduous. Distinctive long, Drummond Willow Med. Sun oval leaves. Yellow in Fall.
Common and Scientific Names of Trees, Shrubs, Vines & Perennials
Perennials by Flower Season and Height
Perennials in Alphabetical Order
Shrubs by Flower Season and Height
Shrubs in Alphabetical Order
Tree Color by Season and Height
Trees in Alphabetical Order
Vine Color by Season and Height
Vines in Alphabetical Order
Annuals, Biennials, Perennials and Bulbs
Fruit Tree Tips
Herbs for the Kitchen and Landscape
Oregon Invasive Plants
Oregon Native Landscape Plants
Planting a Vegetable Garden
Planting in Clay Soil
Preferred Soil pH
Pruning for Shade, Flowers and Fruit
Remove Trees Roots and All
Rod's Garden Pruning
Seasonal Pruning Guide
Trees and Shrubs in the Landscape
Water Wise Gardening
Winter Plant Protection
Where Do We Go When We Die?