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2011-03-05 19:19:26
Boxwood honeysuckle bittersweets

Boxwoods, honeysuckle, bittersweet, laurel, magnolia,Myrtle
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  1. Buxus microphylla 'japonica'
    Japanese Boxwood

    Rounded shrub that is primarily used to prune into formal hedges and topiaries.

    Opposite, simple, ovate, and entire leaves.
  2. Abelia x grandiflora
    Glossy Abelia

    Opposite leaves. Small star shaped pink flowers. Stems form a weeping arch pattern if not pruned to death.
  3. Lonicera japonica
    Japanese honeysuckle

    Climbing vine with small white flowers.

    Flowers are Zygomorphic
  4. Euonymus japonicus
    • Japanese Spindle tree or
    • Evergreen Euonymus

    Evergreen shrub with an upright oval canopy. Suffers from leaf mold in humid areas or if water is consistant on leaves
  5. Euonymus japonicus 'Macrophyllus'
    Boxwood Euonymus

    Smaller dwarf boxwood reaching maybe 2ft high and 1 -3ft wide
  6. Laurel nobilis
    Bay Laurel

    Utility tree with ovate, glossy, dark green leaves that are between 2-4 inches long. Can also be a tree.


    Part shade

    Utility tree
  7. Magnolia grandiflora
    Southern Magnolia

    Can be a large tree with gold bottoms to leaves. Flowers can reach up to 12 inches across on mature trees.
  8. Callistemon citrinus 'Little John'
    Dwarf Bottle Bush

    shrub, 3-5 feet tall, dense foliage. Lanceolate, simple, alternate entire margin leaves.

    Red flowers are arranged radically around stem.
  9. Eucalyptus microtheca
    Coolibah Tree

    Weeping branches with narrow lanceolate leaves, dull green to silver in color.Bark is thickly furrowed.
  10. Feijoa sellwiana
    Pineapple guava

    Utility plant with ovate to obovate shiny dark leaves with lighter green undersides. Takes well to pruning and can be formed into an informal hedge.

    Pink flowers in late spring
  11. Myrtus communis 'Compacta'
    Dwarf myrtle

    Tiny triangler leaves with a spicy scent.

    4 feet tall
  12. Myrtus communis 'Boetica'
    Twisted Myrtle

    Shrub can reach 20ft in height but typicall is only 8-10 feet tall. Leaves are ovate and attach to stem with little to no petiole in condensed fashion that looks almost whirled like.
  13. Spike Inflorescences
    Flowers are attached directly to the main stem.
  14. Raceme Inflorescences
    Small to medium length of stem attaching flowers to the main stem.
  15. Panicle Inflorescences
    Flowers are attached to small various stems that then attach to the main stem of the plant