flowering bushes & small trees - Knowledgebase Question

arverne, Ne
Avatar for vallecrurf
Question by vallecrurf
July 26, 2010
I am in zone 7 near the beach, arverne,ny. what flowering bushes and small trees are good for my area to plant now?


Answer from NGA
July 26, 2010
Some shrubs hardy to zone 7 with tolerance to saline soil or salt spray include Red chokeberry (Aronia arbutifolia), Saltbush (Baccharis halmifolia), Littleleaf boxwood (Buxus microphylla), Beautyberry (Callicarpa americana), Summersweet (Clethra alnifolia), Red osier dogwood (Cornus sericea), Spreading cotoneaster and Rockspray cotoneaster , Scotch broom (Cytisus scoparius), Rose-of-Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus), Hydrangea macrophylla, Chinese holly (Ilex cornuta), Japanese holly (Ilex crenata), Inkberry (Ilex glabra), Yaupon holly (Ilex vomitoria), Anise (Illicium floridanum), Chinese juniper (Juniperus chinensis), Shore juniper (Juniperus conferta), Amur privet (Ligustrum amurense), Tatarian honeysuckle (Lonicera tatarica) and Wax myrtle (Myrica cerifera). Small trees to consider include dogwood and weeping cherry. Hope this short list is helpful.

You must be signed in before you can post questions or answers. Click here to join!

« Return to the Garden Knowledgebase Homepage

Member Login:

( No account? Join now! )

Today's site banner is by KGFerg and is called "Gleditsia 'Sunburst'"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.