Add Timeless Shrubs to Your Garden: Try These Shrubs

| December/January 2000

  • The hips and blossoms of old roses add color when the plants are used as herbal shrubs.

• Allspice, Carolina (Calycanthus floridus)
• Angelica tree (Aralia spinosa)
• Anise, star (Illicum verum)
• Aralia, five-leaf (Eleutherococcus sieboldianus)
• Arbutus strawberry bush (Arbutus unede)
• Barberry, Japanese (Berberis thunbergii)
• Bayberry (Myrica pensylvanica)
• Benzoin (Styrax benzoin)
• Boxwood, English (Buxus sempervirens)
• Broom (Cystisus scoparius, Genista tinctoria)
• Buckeye, bottle-brush (Aesculus parviflora)
• Buckthorn, alder (Rhamnus frangula)
• Elder (Sambucus nigra)
• Elderberry, American (Sambucus canadensis)
• Heavenly bamboo (Nandina domestica)
• Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis)
• Hydrangea (Hydrangea arborescens)
• Holly, inkberry (Ilex glabra)
• Holly, winterberry (Ilex verticillata)
• Holly, yaupon (Ilex vomitoria)
• Juniper (Juniperus communis)
• Laurel, bay (Laurus nobilis)
• Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)
• Lavender cotton (Santolina chamaecyparis)
• Lilac (Syringa vulgaris)
• Mezereon (Daphne mezereum)
• Nightshade, deadly (Atropa belladonna)
• Nightshade, woody (Solanum dulcamara)
• Oregon grape holly (Mahonia aquifolia)
• Pine (Pinus mugo)
• Pomegranate (Punica granatum)
• Rhododendron, yellow (Rhododendron aureum)
• Rose, apothecary (Rosa gallica)
• Rose, damask (Rosa ¥damascena)
• Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)
• Russian olive (Elaeagnus angustifolia)
• Santolina (Santolina virens)
• Serviceberry (Amelanchier stolonifera)
• Summersweet (Clethra alnifolia)
• Tea, China (Camellia sinensis)
• Tea olive, fragrant (Osmanthus fragrans)
• Viburnum, black haw (V. prunifolium)
• Viburnum, European cranberry bush (V. opulus)
• Viburnum, Korean spice (Viburnum carlesii)
• Wax myrtle (Myrica cerifera)
• Wintersweet (Chimonanthus praecox)
• Yew, English (Taxus baccata)

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