Shrubs

Growing Colors™ continues to offer many of the best shrub varieties available. Most of our shrub liners will ship dormant and can be placed directly outside instead of taking up important greenhouse space during the springtime rush.


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  • Cornus - Dogwood

    Cornus are a North American native and are known for their springtime blossoms, showy bracts, berries and distiinctive bark that can range in color from green to yellow to orange and red.  Very hardy and adaptable, this shrub is easy to maintain and not fussy aout its growing conditions. The summer fruit is loved by birds and wildlife.

  • Dogwood

    This extremely hardy dogwood is great for the variegated green and white foliage and red twig color in the fall-winter, birds are attracted to the white summer berries, fall foliage will turn all shades of red and purple, this is a vigorus shrub that
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  • Cotinus - Smokebush

    Smokebush are easy to grow and will tolerate a wide variety of soils except wet or poorly drained ones. Plant in full sun for the best leaf color which is everchanging and showy from spring through fall. Summer flowers are unusual, long lasting and look like a plume of smoke rising.  

  • NEW FOR 2020
    Cotinus coggygria Royal Purple

    Smokebush

    A large shrub or small tree that is known for its summer time smoke-like airy flower plumes of pink-purple, foliage emerges maroon- red in spring then turns to a dark purple in summer, in fall the foliage produces a real show with shades of yellow, o
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  • NEW FOR 2020
    Cotinus x Grace

    Smokebush

    A large shrub or small tree that is known for its summer time smoke- like airy flower plumes of yellow and coral, foliage emerges bright red in spring then turns a fiery orange-red in fall, makes a real statement in the landscape
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  • Diervilla - Dwarf Bush Honeysuckle

    Diervilla, commonly know as Dwarf Bush Honeysuckle, is a deciduous shrub that is great for dry, shaded ares.  While not a true honeysuckle, the "honeysuckle" like yellow flowers bloom all summer. Use for naturalizing or erosion control on a hillside where plants can spread to form colonies.

  • Dwarf Bush Honeysuckle

    This Diervilla is a magnet for honey bees and butterflies, use if you are interested in adding a pollinator shrub, foliage and flowers are a vibrant yellow and will brighten any shady space, leaves remain bright yellow into fall, unfussy and easy to
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  • Euonymus - Dwarf Winged Burning Bush

    One of the easiest shrubs to grow. Burning Bush can tolerate a wide variety of growing conditions, even a nearby Black Walnut tree. Its best feature of course, is the bright red fall leaf color, but this adaptable deciduous shrub can grow just about anywhere except poorly drained soils. Corky, winged bark adds interest in winter to early spring.

  • NEW FOR 2020
    Euonymus alatus Little Moses

    Dwarf Winged Burning Bush

    A very dwarf form of the popular burning bush shrub, the original burning bush can reach 15' tall, Little Moses is just a fraction of the size which is perfect for a smaller landscape, fall foliage is worth waiting for with its showy fire engine red
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  • Fothergilla - Dwarf Fothergilla

    Fothergilla is an easy to grow shurb that requires little maintenance and will tolerate most well drained soils. A North American native, they offer three seasons of interest in the landscape, fragrant springtime flowers, soft velvty summer foliage and showy fall leaf color. 

  • NEW FOR 2020
    Fothergilla major Mount Airy

    Dwarf Fothergilla

    Discovered by Michael A. Dirr at the Mt. Airy Arboretum, fragrant springtime bottle-brush white flowers are profuse and appear over velvety green foliage, the fall leaf color is stunning and similar to a sugar maple with shades of yellow, orange and
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  • Hydrangea - Hydrangea

    Best known for their large, showy blooms that can range in color from white to pink, red, purple and blue, they are invaluable for fresh or dried flower arrangements. Grown best in moist but well drained soils, they generally prefer full sun but can tolerate part shade. Native to Japan, China and North America.

  • Hydrangea

    Giant 12" pure white snowball flowers in summer are what keep Annabelle popular, flowers persist and can be used for fresh or dried arrangements, will grow in full sun if moisture is ample.
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  • Hydrangea

    Double-petalled sterile flowers have deep rose margins, color softens to white in the center and forms a nice contrast with the dark folige, blooms on old and new wood.
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  • Hydrangea

    Prolific giant pink, blue and purple flowers throughout the summer on sturdy black stems, your soil pH will determine the flower color, more acidic soil brings more blue flowers, blooms on old and new wood.
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  • NEW FOR 2020
    Hydrangea macrophylla Red Sensation

    Hydrangea

    Cherry red mophead flowers bloom on both new and old wood and appear on dark burgundy stems in summer, will rebloom later in season, as flowers age they turn purple.
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  • NEW FOR 2020
    Hydrangea paniculata Phantom

    Hydrangea

    One of the most impressive Hydrangea flowers you'll ever see, huge 15" long cone-shaped flowers start to appear in July, initially they are light green in color but then transition to white and then pink in fall, upright and sturdy stems won't flop.
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  • NEW FOR 2020
    Hydrangea quercifolia Ruby Slippers

    Oak Leaf Hydrangea

    Introduced by the U.S. National Arboretum, giant 10" white flowers emerge in late spring then transition to pink and finally ruby-red by summer, oak leaf-like foliage is deeply-lobed and will turn dark burgundy in fall, bark is exfoliating and attrac
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  • Rhus - Sumac

    This genus of plants are widely used on hillsides for erosion control or where dry conditions occur. Many people know Sumac for its spectacular fall display of red-orange foliage but also for its tough and hardy nature. Very drought tolerant, they are considered to be fire-resistant plants for use in regions threatened by frequent wildfires.

  • Sumac

    Works well as a tough groundcover on hillsides with poor soils, leaves are fragrant when brushed against or crushed, foliage turns brilliant red in fall, drought tolerant.
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  • Spirea - Spirea

    Spirea are easy to care for shrubs that produce an abundance of colorful flowers and foliage throughout the summer. They are exceptionally hardy and are regularly used in landscapes where a tough-as-nails plant is needed. Once established, they can tolerate dry soils and some drought. Use as a specimen or plant in mass.

  • Spirea

    Vibrant chartreuse spring and summer foliage adds color to the garden wherever its planted, clusters of pink flowers appear in summer and last for weeks, fall leaf color looks like flickering flames of red and orange.
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  • Spirea

    A tidy, compact shrub that fits just about anywhere in the garden because it's so small, the vibrant red new leaves in spring will mature to gold then turn burgundy-red in fall, clusters of pink flowers will cover the plant in summer, deadhead to pro
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  • Syringa - Dwarf Korean Lilac

    Lilacs are a classic garden shrub that produce very fragrant, spring-time flowers that come in a wide variety of colors. They are a forgiving shrub and can thrive with neglect when planted in unfavorable conditions.  Full sun will produce the best flower show. If pruning is needed, do so just after blooming occurs in the spring.

  • Lilac

    A superb, small lilac with wine colored flower buds which open to fragrant pink blooms, small rounded foliage and a compact growth habit.
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  • NEW FOR 2020
    Syringa vulgaris Prairie Petite

    Lilac

    A dwarf form of the common Lilac, fragrant 4" pink flowers bloom in spring and will fade to lavender as they age, a tidy and compact Lilac that works in small spaces.
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