Southern wax myrtle is an evergreen large shrub to small tree native to moist location in the United States, New Jersey to southern Florida and west to Texas. It has an upright, open form, multiple trunks and twisting branches. The leaves are aromatic when crushed, dark, olive green and linear to lance-shaped, occasionally toothed above the middle...
Renowned for its toughness, its tolerance of alkaline soils, and its colorful summer fruits, this large coarse deciduous shrub from Europe, western Asia, and northern Africa is also known as a parent of the popular hybrid Viburnum × rhytidophylloides. Its sparse upright stems bear leathery wrinkled oval leaves that are dark grayish-green with fuzzy..
Native to northwestern North America, western red cedar is a broadly pyramidal evergreen tree with slender drooping branches. It has feathery flat sprays of dark green, scale-like leaves which emit a fruity odor when bruised. They become bronze-tinged in cold weather. Older plants have ornamental shredding red-brown bark. The small tan female cones..
The white mulberry is a medium large deciduous tree with a broad canopy renowned as a shade maker in hot climates. The species is a native of China where its leaves are used to feed worms used in the ancient process of silk making. The strong trunk and branches bear a pleasing grayish-white smooth bark from which it received its common name. Leaves..
White spruce is a tall evergreen conifer native to the northern United States and Canada. Broadly pyramidal when young, it becomes more columnar with age. Its cones are relatively small. Crushed needles emit a pungent, skunky smell. Many cultivars of white spruce are available, including those with smaller mature sizes or dwarfed and weeping habits..