Group 4 Small Shrubs-20101

Group 4 Small Shrubs-20101 - Berberis thunbergii Japanese...

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Berberis thunbergii Japanese Barberry Berberidaceae Native to: Japan (z4) Adaptation:     Does well in urban  conditions (not wet) Uses:  (3’ – 6’ tall - wide) Hedge Barrier May be alternate host for black stem rust in wheat – as is reason it is banned in Canada. Can be Invasive
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Identification Features: Leaves: Clustered Adaxial bright green Abaxial –glaucous  0.5-1” long obovate Stems: Reddish-brown Angled Single spine/node Bright yellow inner wood Persistent bright red berries Berberis thunbergii Japanese Barberry Berberidaceae
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Among the first to leaf-out in Spring Scarlet color late in fall. Significant  Features: Berberis thunbergii Japanese Barberry Berberidaceae
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var.  atropurpurea  ‘Crimson Pigmy’  almost true to type from seed. 2’ x 3’ var.  atropurpurea  ‘Rose Glow’  Foliage rose-pink/mottled purple  matures a darker purple. 5’  x  5’ Berberis thunbergii Japanese Barberry Berberidaceae
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‘Aurea’ –  bright yellow foliage in full sun   sensitive to sun scorch 3 - 4’ Bonanza Gold TM  –  golden-yellow 18” h x 36” w does not burn round form Berberis thunbergii Japanese Barberry Berberidaceae
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Caryopteris   x   clandonensis Bluebeard Lamiaceae C. incana  x   C. mongholica Native to: Zone 4 Adaptation: Kills to ground most winters in zone 4-5  -prune annually Uses: Late season color Attracts butterflies
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Blooms from mid-summer, with heaviest in August Prefers full sun ‘Azure’  (below)  and ‘Blue Mist’  light blue – violet flowers 3’ rounded ‘Dark Knight’ deep blue flowers 3’ rounded Significant  Features: Caryopteris   x   clandonensis Bluebeard Lamiaceae
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Chaenomeles speciosa Flowering Quince Rosaceae Native to: China (z4).  Adaptation: Apple scab Fireblight Defoliates in late season drought Otherwise widely adapted to soils and microclimates Uses:   (6-10’ h x 10’ w) Rejuvenate by cutting to the ground
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Identification  Features: Glossy ovate leaves Large stipules at petiole base. Red-bronze new growth Fruits look like apples and are edible Chaenomeles speciosa Flowering Quince Rosaceae
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Significant  Features: Flowers  Single Red April on one year and older  wood Nice espalier Longevity of appeal?  51 weeks of year with little interest thorny, tangles of branches Chaenomeles speciosa Flowering Quince Rosaceae
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‘Nivalis’  ‘Cameo’  ‘Moerloosei’ Significant  Features: Chaenomeles speciosa Flowering Quince Rosaceae
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2012 for the course HORT 217 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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