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Shrubs

This is a listing of some of the shrubs that we carry. Many more varieties are available throughout the season. Please call us or stop in to check out the plants that we have in stock. If you would like to look at the varieties, descriptions and sizes that we carry here at Baker's please click the link Shrubs below.

SHRUBS-AVAILABILITY


Shrubs Under 5 Feet


Barberry

Cabernet Barberry

Cabernet® Barberry

Berberis thunbergii atropurpurea 'Moretti Select'

Extremely dense and compact. Requires no pruning. Bright crimson new growth is followed by rich burgundy to purple foliage. Fall color is orange-scarlet.

Height: 2'

Width: 2-3'

Concorde Barberry

Concorde Barberry

Berberis thunbergii 'Concorde'

Dwarf globe with deep purple velvety foliage. New growth is red. Fruit is red and sparse. Ideal for a perennial border or in the front of a shrub border. Tolerates dry conditions.

Height: 2'

Width 2-3'

Crimson Pygmy Barberry

Berberis thunbergii 'Crimson Pygmy'

Place in full sun for best color, this shrub is deep red in the summer and turns into an orange-scarlet in the fall. Ideal for a low growing hedge.

Height: 2'

Width: 2-3'

Golden Rocket Barberry

Berberis thunbergii 'Golden Rocket PP18,626

Upright and columnar growth habit. Bright yellow foliage. Bright red berries appear in the fall which contrast with the foliage. Accent plant that will brighten any landscape.

Height: 4-4.5'

Width: 1.5-2'

Helmond Pillar Barberry

Berberis thunbergii 'Helmond Pillar'

Helmond Pillar

Red purple foliage in a columnar form. Tiny yellow flowers bloom in the spring and are replaced with red berries. Effective in a perennial planting. Prefers well drained soil and full sun.

Height: 4-5'

Width: 1-2'

Orange Rocket Barberry

Orange Rocket Barberry

Berberis thunbergii 'Orange Rocket'

Narrow and upright growth. New growth is orange-red. Yellow flowers in the spring are followed by a crimson fruit.

Height: 4'

Width: 2'

Rose Glow

Rose Glow Barberry

Berberis thunbergii 'Rose Glow'

Red leaf that is variegated. Yellow flowers give way to red fruit. Place in full sun for best color.

Height: 3'

Width: 2-3'

Dogwood

Baton Rouge Dogwood

First Editions® Baton Rouge™ Dogwood

Cornus alba 'Minbat'

Compact and bushy habit this dogwood has bright red stems. Medium green foliage. In the spring white flowers are followed by white berries. Foliage turns reddish purple in the autumn.

Height: 3-4'

Width: 3-4'

Bush Honeysuckle

Dwarf Bush Honeysucklet

Dwarf Bush Honeysuckle

Diervilla lonicera

Excellent for mass plantings and slopes. Yellow flowers appear late spring or early summer. Does the best in sandy and dry soils.

Height: 4'

Width: 3-4'

Hydrangea

Endless Summer Hydrangea

Endless Summer® Twist-n-Shout® Bigleaf Hydrangea

Hydrangea macrophylla 'PIIHM-1 PP20,176

Blooms on old and new wood all summer long. Dependant on the soil type the bloom will either be pink or blue. Glossy deep green foliage that turns red-burgundy in the fall.

Height: 3-5'

Width: 3-4'

Annabelle Hydrangea

Annabelle Smooth Hydrangea

Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle'

While flower heads are round. Thrives in shade. Flowers may be smaller the first year and normal the second. Foliage is dark green.

Height: 4-5'

Width: 3-5'

Indrediball Hydrangea

Incrediball® Hydrangea

Hydrangea arborescens 'Abetwo'

Giant blooms that are roughly 4 times as big as 'Annabelle'. Medium green oval leaves. Cut back in spring to promote flowering on summer wood. Great as a specimen shrub or in a border.

Height: 4-5'

Width: 4-5'

Lilac

Baton Rouge Dogwood

Dwarf Korean Lilac

Syringa meyeri 'Palibin'

Excellent uniform growth habit. Foliage is dark green. Red-purple buds open to fragrant single, pale lilac flowers.

Height: 4-5'

Width: 5-7'

Ninebark

Little Devil Ninebark

First Editions® Little Devil™ Ninebark

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Donna May' PP22,634

Deep burgundy foliage. Easy to grow and maintain. Button like white-pink flowers bloom in June.

Height: 3-4'

Width: 3-4'

Potentilla

Dakota Sunspot Potentilla

Dakota Sunspot® Potentilla

Potentilla fruticosa 'Fargo'

Deep golden flowers bloom profusely all season. Compact and rounded. Foliage is soft and green.

Height: 2.5-3'

Width: 3-4'

McKay's White Potentilla

McKay's White Potentilla

Potentilla fruticosa 'McKay's White'

Creamy white flowers bloom throughout the season. Mounded growth habit. Foliage is a soft green.

Height: 2-2.5'

Width: 2-3'

Goldfinger Potentilla

Goldfinger Potentilla

Potentilla fruticosa 'Goldfinger'

Showy golden flowers that bloom all summer long. Compact mounded growth habit. Dark green coarse textured foliage.

Height: 3'

Width: 3-4'

Spirea

Goldmound Spirea

Goldmound Spirea

Spirea 'Goldmound'

Low mounding growth habit this shrub has pink flowers in June-July. Foliage is a lime color that turns a red-tinge in the fall. Prefers full sun.

Height: 1.5-2'

Width: 2-3'

Magic Carpet Spirea

Magic Carpet Spirea

Spirea japonica 'Magic Carpet' PP9,363

In the spring new shoot are a vibrant red. Deer resistant. Deep pink flowers cover the plant in early summer and contrast nicely with the foliage. Does best in full sun.

Height: 1.5'

Width: 2'

Goldflame Spirea

Goldflame Spirea

Spirea x bumalda 'Goldflame'

Low mounding growth habit. Foliage golden becoming bronze-green. Fall foliage is red-bronze. Blooms are crimson flowers in midsummer. Used as an accent or foundation plant.

Height: 2-3'

Width: 3-4'

Superstar Spirea

First Editions® Superstar™ Spirea

Spirea x bumalda 'Denistar' PP22,432

Foliage is a deep green with brilliant scarlet red new growth. All summer long pink blossoms. Fall foliage is bronze. Prefers full sun

Height: 2-3'

Width: 3-4'

Viburnum

Dwarf European Cranberry Bush

Dwarf European Cranberry Bush

Viburnum opulus 'Nanum'

Extremely dense and mounded form. Requires no trimming. Great plant for a foundation or low hedge. Does well in sun or light shade. Tolerates wet or heavy soils.

Height: 2-3'

Width: 2-4'

Weigela

Dark Horse Weigela

Dark Horse Weigela

Weigela florida 'Dark Horse' PP14,381

Foliage is bronze with lime venation. Beautifully dense and low maintenance plant for foundations, groups, borders or low hedge. Attracts birds and butterflies.

Height: 2-3'

Width: 2-3'

Weigela Minuet

Minuet Weigela

Weigela florida 'Minuet'

Slightly fragrant tubular pink flowers. Flowers freely. Great accent plant or in mass plantings.

Height: 2-1.5'

Width: 2-3'


Shrubs Between 5-8 Feet


Chokeberry

Glossy Black Chokeberry

Glossy Black Chokeberry

Aronia melanocarpa var. elata

Glossy green foliage turns brilliant red in the fall. Produces white flowers in the spring followed by black fruits that hang on through winter. Berries can be used for baking, jams, juice and wine.

Height: 4-6'

Width: 4-6'

Dogwood

Ivory Halo Dogwood

Ivory Halo® Dogwood

Cornus alba 'Bailhalo'

Variegated white and green foliage. Red twigs in the winter. Compact and rounded.

Height: 5-6'

Width: 5-6'

Bud's Yellow Dogwood

Cornus alba 'Bud's Yellow'

Yellow stemmed great for winter interest. Rounded Growth habit with medium green foliage in the summer that turns yellow in the fall.

Height: 6-8'

Width: 5-6'

Euonymus

Dwarf Burning Bush

Dwarf Burning Bush

Euonymus alatus 'Compactus'

Bushy and compact with corky bark. Excellent for hedges. Brilliant red fall color. Does well in zone 4 if protected.

Height: 5-6'

Width: 5-8'

Forsythia

Northern Gold Forsythia

Forsythia 'Northern Gold'

Gray-yellow branches with golden yellow flowers in the spring. Great bud hardiness. Foliage is dark green.

Height: 6-8'

Width: 5-7'

Hydrangea

Pinky Winky™ Hydrangea

Hydrangea paniculata 'DVPpinky' PP16,166

Resembles its parent 'Pink Diamond' in size and hardiness. Blooms and leaves are different. Fourteen-inch bloom and each floret contains 7 petals instead of 4. Stems are also stronger and able to support the larger blooms.

Height: 6-8'

Width: 6-8'

Quick Fire® Hydrangea

Hydrangea paniculata 'Bulk' PP16,812

Blooms a month earlier than other hydrangeas. Will flower in late May or early June. Flowers turn to deep pink before 'Pink Diamond' even begins to show flowers.

Height: 6-8'

Width: 6-8'

Lilac

Baton Rouge Dogwood

Miss Kim Lilac

Syringa patula 'Miss Kim'

Purple buds open to single, fragrant, pale lilac flowers. Later Bloomer. Foliage is dark, glossy green that turns burgundy-red in the fall.

Height: 6-7'

Width: 5-6'

Ninebark

Amber Jubilee Ninebark

First Editions® Amber Jubilee™ Ninebark

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Jegam' PP23,177

Foliage has glowing tones of orange, yellow and gold. Rounded and dense growth habit. White blooms in the spring. Fall foliage is red and purple. Plant in full sun.

Height: 5-6'

Width: 4'

Summer Wine Ninebark

Summer Wine® Ninebark

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Seward' PP14,821

Compact branching, deeply cut, dark crimson-red leaves. Requires little pruning. Pinkish-white flowers bloom mid-summer.

Height: 5-6'

Width: 5-6'

Spirea

Ash Leaf Spirea

Ash Leaf Spirea

Sorbaria sorbifolia

Fern-like foliage in June that are white. Best for naturalizing where it can spread. Great for erosion control when mass planted. Prefers moist, well-drained soil. Likes full sun.

Height: 6-8'

Width: 5-10'

Viburnum

Bailey Compact American Cranberry Bush

Bailey Compact American Cranberry Bush

Viburnum trilobum 'Bailey Compact'

Beautiful compact viburnum with great green foliage that turns a deep red in the fall. Loves to be in full sun and will give you the best fall color in full sun. Otherwise can be planted in filtered shade.

Height: 5-6'

Width: 5-6'

Blue Muffin Arrowwood Viburnum

Blue Muffin® Arrowwood Viburnum

Viburnum dentatum 'Christom'

Glossy green foliage that turns yellow in the fall. In the spring that plant is covered with with flowers that give way to clusters of rich blue berries. Great as a low edging or foundation plant. Adaptable to a wide range of conditions from full sun and most soil types.

Height: 5-7'

Width: 4-6'

Weigela

Red Prince Weigela

Red Prince Weigela

Weigela florida 'Red Prince'

Upright and arching branches. Foliage is green. Does best in full sun. Tendency for a second bloom in late summer.

Height:5-6'

Width: 5-6'


Shrubs Between 8+ Feet


Dogwood

Red Twig Dogwood

Cornus baileyi

Rounded growth habit. Porcelain-blue fruits. Shade tolerant. Excellent red stems for great winter interest.

Height: 8-10'

Width: 8-10'

Cotoneaster

Hedge Cotoneaster

Cotoneaster lucidus

Excellent hedge plant. Excellent drought tolerance. Likes to be pruned. Small pink flowers in the spring are followed by black fruit. Foliage is dark green and red in the fall.

Height: 8-10'

Width: 4-5'

Euonymus

Winged Burning Bush

Winged Burning Bush

Euonymus alatus

Winged corky bark. Has yellow flowers in May-June. Prefers full sun or shade. Great for borders and screens. Excellent red fall color.

Height: 10'

Width: 8-12'

Hydrangea

PeeGee Hydrangea-Shrub

Hydrangea paniculata 'Grandiflora'

Blooms in July and August. Very showy, large, conical, double white flowers change to pink-bronze toward autumn.

Height: 8'

Width: 10-15'

Lilac

Mount Baker Lilac

Mount Baker Lilac

Syringa x hyacinthiflora 'Mount Baker'

Single white blooms. Great for a background or windbreak. Profuse bloomer. Foliage is green that turns a purple tint in the fall. Full sun.

Height: 10-12'

Width: 10-12'

Ninebark

Diabolo Ninebark

Diabolo® Ninebark

Physocarpus opulifolius 'Monlo' PP11,211

Foliage is red-purple. Blooms in the spring with white creamy-white flowers. Plant in full sun for best color. Shape is upright and mounded.

Height: 8-10'

Width: 8-10'

Plum

Nanking Cherry

Nanking Cherry

Prunus tomentosa

Showy white flowers with a pink blush emerge in early spring before the leaves. Tasty red fruits ripen June-July. The fruit makes excellent jams and jellies or may be eaten fresh.

Height: 8-10'

Width: 10-15'

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