Plant Information

Plant Specifics

This is a table containing specific watering and care information for all of the plants J&G might have installed in the course of your landscaping project. Please refer to it if you have any questions about how to care for your new plantings.

 

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Acer rubrum (Red maple) tree 2-3 times/week for 15 minutesat a trickle prune crossing/rubbing branches More Information…
Acer saccharum (Sugar maple) tree 2-3 times/week for 15 minutesat a trickle remove crossing or rubbing branches More Information…
Ajuga repans (Ajuga) ground cover low maintenance More Information…
Amelanchier canadenisis (Shadblow serviceberry, Canadian Serviceberry) tree 2-3 times/week for 15 minutesat a trickle remove crossing or rubbing branches More Information…
Anemone hybrida (Japanese anemone) perennial stake flower stalks in late summer to support blooms,cut back to ground during fall clean up
Aquilegia canadensis (Red columbine) perennial cut back to ground during fall clean up More Information…
Astilbe spp (Astilebe, False spirea) perennial cut back to ground during fall clean up,divide every 3-4 years More Information…
Aucuba japonica (Japanese laurel, Aucuba, Japanese aucuba) shrub hand prune to shape and size More Information…
Azalea spp (Azalea, Rhododendron) shrub More Information…
Babtisia australis (Blue wild indigo) perennial cut back to ground during fall clean up More Information…
Berberis thunbergii (Japanese barberry) shrub hand prune to shape and size More Information…
Betula nigra (River birch) tree hand prune crossing/rubbing branches and  any dead stems More Information…
Betula davidii (Silver frost) woodyperennial cut back to ground late fall or early spring before newgrowth emerges
Buxus spp  (Box, Box hedge, Boxwood) shrub shear to shape
Calamagrostis acutiflora Karl Foerster) ornamental divide every 3-4 years, cut back to new growthin early spring More Information…
Camellia spp (Camellia) grass
Caryopteris clandonensis (Blue spirea) shrub cut out flowered stems for more blossoms More Information…
Cephalotaxus harringtonia (Prostrate Japanese plum yew) woody More Information…
Ceratostigma plumbaginoides (Dwarf Plumbago, Leadwort) perennial emerges later in Spring, foliage turns burgandy in fall,fut back afterwards More Information…
Cercis canadensis (Eastern redbud) tree More Information…
Chionanthus verginicus (Fringetree, Old man’s beard) shrub More Information…
Chrysanthemum x superbum (Shasta daisy) perennial cut tops to ground after killing frost More Information…
Clethra alnifolia (Summersweet Clethra, Sweet pepper bush) shrub More Information…
Coreopsis verticillata (Threadleaf coreopsis, Moonbeam) perennial shear back after flowering to achieve continuous bloom More Information…
Cornus florida (Flowering dogwood) tree More Information…
Cornus kousa (Kousa dogwood) tree More Information…
Cornus sericea (Tatarian dogwood) shrub More Information…
Cryptomeria japonica (Japanese cedar) tree More Information…
Dianthus gratianopolitanus (Cheddar pink, Firewitch) perennial evergreen, remove faded flowers to extend season More Information…
Dicentra eximia (turkey corn) perennial cut back to ground during fall clean up More Information…
Echinaccea purpurea (Purple coneflower) perennial cut back to ground during fall clean up andremove all foliage, leaves or spent flowers More Information…
Elaeangus pungens (Silver thorn, Thorney elaeagnus) shrub More Information…
Euonymus alatus (Burning bush, WInged Euonymus) shrub More Information…
Eupatorium purpureum (Sweetscented joe pye weed) perennial divide every 1-3 years, cut back to ground during fall clean up More Information…
Euphorbia amygdaloides (wood spurge) perennial evergreen, milky sap can cause irritation More Information…
Forsythia x intermedia (forsythia, Golden bells) shrub More Information…
Fothergilla gardenii (Dwarf fothergilla) shrub More Information…
Gleditsia triancanthos var intermis (thornless honeylocust) tree More Information…
Hamamelis x intermedia (Hybrid witchhazel) tree More Information…
Helleborus orientalis (Lenten rose) perennial evergreen, protect from winter snow and ice damage More Information…
Hemerocallis spp (Daylilly) perennial dead head to promote flowering, cut back to ground duringfall clean up More Information…
Heuchera americana (American alumroot) perennial divide every 3-4 years, cut back during fall clean up More Information…
Hosta spp (Hosta, Plantain lily) perennial divide every 2-3 years, cut back wilting foliage at end of season,cut spent blooms for clean look. More Information…
Hydrangea macrophylla (bigleaf hydrangea) shrub More Information…
Hydrangea quercifolia (Oakleaf hydrangea) shrub More Information…
Hybericum androsaemum woody perennial cut back old stems
Ilex attenuata (Savannah holly) tree More Information…
Ilex crenata (Japanese holly) shrun More Information…
Ilex glabra (Inkberry) shrub More Information…
Ilex opaca (American holly) tree More Information…
Ilex verticillata (Winterberry, Michigan holly) shrub More Information…
Ilex x meserveae (Blue holly, Meserve holly) shrub More Information…
Ilex x meserveae tree
Ilex x “Nellie R. Stevens” (Nellie R. Stevens holly) tree More Information…
Itea virginica (Virginia sweetspire) shrub More Information…
Jasminum nudiflorum (Winter jasmine) shrub More Information…
Juniperus conferta (Blue pacific juniper) shrub More Information…
Juniperus squamata (Blue carpet juniper) shrub More Information…
Kalmia latifolia (Mountain laurel) shrub More Information…
Koelreuteria paniculata (Golden raintree) tree More Information…
Lagerstroemia indica (Crape-myrtle) shrub More Information…
Lavandula angustifolia (Lavender, English Lavender) perennial enjoys dry conditions, don’t over water; prune out olderwoody stems in spring More Information…
Leucothoe fontanesiana (Drooping leucothoe, Fetterbush) shrub More Information…
Liatris spp (Blazing star) perennial cut back to ground during fall clean up, cut spent flowers for aclean look
Liriope muscari (Evergreen giant lilyturf) ground cover leave through winter and cut back early spring down to emerginggrowth More Information…
Lobelia spp (lobelia, Cardinal flower) perennial divide clumps every 3 years, cut back during fall clean up
Lysimachia nummularia (Creeping jenny) ground cover evergreen, low maintenance More Information…
Magnolia grandiflora (Southern magnolia) tree More Information…
Magnolia virginiana (Sweetbay magnolia) tree More Information…
Magnolia x loebneri (Loebneri magnolia) tree More Information…
Magnolia x soulangiana (Saucer magnolia) tree More Information…
Mahonia aquifolium (Oregon grapeholly, Oregon hollygrape) shrub More Information…
Mahonia repens (Creeping barberry) shrub More Information…
Malus floribunda (Japanese flowering crabapple) tree More Information…
Mazus reptans ground cover low maintenance
Metasequoia glyptostroboides (Daen redwood) tree More Information…
Miscanthus sinensis (Maiden grass, Chinese silver grass) ornamental grass divide every 3-4 years, cut back to new growth in early spring More Information…
Nandina domestica (Nandina, Heavenly bamboo) shrub More Information…
Nepeta spp (Catmint) perennial trim off dead blooms to encourage second flowering, cut back during fallclean up
Pachysandra terminalis (Pachysandra) ground cover low maintenance, keep free of leaf litter More Information…
Panicum virgatum (Switchgrass) ground cover divide every 3-4 years, cut back to new growth in early spring More Information…
Pennisetum alopecuroides (Australian Fountain grass) ornamental grass leave through winter and cut back early spring down to new growth More Information…
Penstemon digitalis (Talus slope penstemon) perennial cut back wilting foliage later in winter More Information…
Perovskia atriplicifolia (russian sage) woody perennial cut back to 12-18? after first hard frost; don’t overwater More Information…
Picea abies (Norway Spruce) tree More Information…
Picea pungens (Blue Spruce) tree More Information…
Pieris japonica (Japanese pieris, pieris) shrub More Information…
Pinus mugo (Mugo pine, Swiss mountain pine) shrub More Information…
Pinus strobus (Eastern white pine) tree More Information…
P.J.M. Rhododendron (P.J.M. rhododendron) shrub More Information…
Potentilla fruticosa (Shrubby cinquefoil) shrub More Information…
Prunus laurocerasus (English laurel, Cherry laurel) shrub
Pyracantha coccinea (Scarlet firethorn) shrub More Information…
Pyrus calleryana (‘Aristocrat’ callery pear) tree More Information…
Quercus alba (White oak) tree More Information…
Quercus bicolor (Swamp white oak) tree More Information…
Quercus palustris (Pin oak) tree More Information…
Quercus phellos (Willow oak) tree More Information…
Quercus rubra (Northern red oak) tree More Information…
Rhododendron spp (Azalea) shrub More Information…
Rudbeckia fulgida (Black-eyed susan, Orange coneflower) perennial cut back to ground during fall clean up and remove all foliage; leave orremove spent flowers More Information…
Salix babylonica (Weeping willow) tree More Information…
Salvia nemorosa (Garden sage) perennial remove spent flowers for a second bloom, cut back to ground during cleanup
Sarcococca hookeriana var humilis (Sarcoccoca, Sweetbox) ground cover More Information…
Sedum spp (stonecrop) perennial cut back in early spring More Information…
Skimmia japonica (Japanese skimmia) shrub More Information…
Spiarea japonica (Japanese spirea) shrub More Information…
Stewartia pseudocamellia (Japanese stewartia) tree More Information…
Styrax japonica (Japanese snowbell, Japanese styrax) tree More Information…
Syringa patula (Meyer lilac) shrub More Information…
Taxus baccata (English yew) shrub More Information…
Taxus x media (Taxus, Yew, Anglojap yew) shrub More Information…
Thuja occidentalis (Eastern arborvitae, Arborvitae, American arborvitae, White cedar) tree More Information…
Thuja x ‘Green Giant’ tree
Tiarella cordifolia (Foamflower) perennial ground cover low maintenance, cut back foliage later in winter More Information…
Vaccinium corymbosum (Highbush blueberry) shrub More Information…
Viburnum carlesii (Koreanspice viburnum) shrub More Information…
Viburnum nudum (Smooth wItherod, Possumhaw) shrub More Information…
Acer palmatum (Japanese maple) tree 2-3 times/week for 15 minutesat a trickle prune crossing/rubbing branches, prune to shape More Information…