Plant Descriptions

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Shade Package

Shade Package plants require less than 6 hours of direct sun a day. Click the icon on the right to download your printable Shade Package with professional landscape design sugestions. The shade package includes 15 low maintenance plants!

 


Oakleaf Hydrangea
(Hydrangea quercifolia)
Oakleaf Hydrangea

Large native shrub that grows to 10-13 feet tall. Large, showy, white flowers bloom in May and June. Leaves turn red before they drop in the fall.

Philodendron Selloum
(Philodendron bipinnatifidum)
Philodendron Selloum

Semi-woody, tropical looking plant with enormous leaves. This evergreen plant will grow to 10 feet tall and 10 feet wide.

Florida Anise
(Illicium floridanum)
Florida Anise

Evergreen shrub that grows between 6-10 feet tall. Dark green, leathery leaves have a licorice scent when crushed. When plant matures, it will put on a red star shaped flower.



Compact Walter's Viburnum
(Viburnum obovatum 'Mrs Shiller's Delight')
Walter'S Viburnum

Native evergreen shrub that reaches 3-4 feet with small leaves and a compact shape. Blooms small white flowers in spring and has a boxwood-like appearance.

Fortune's Mahonia
(Mahonia fortune)
Fortunes Mahonia

Multi-stemmed evergreen shrub that reaches 6 feet in height. The leaves have a fern-like look and clusters of small yellow flowers appear in the fall.

Shi Shi Gashira Camellia
(Camellia hiemalis 'Shi Shi Gashira')
Shi Shi Gashira Camellia

Beautiful blooming camellia that reaches 4-6 feet. Pale pink flowers put on a beautiful display in December.



Cast Iron
Plant
(Aspidistra elatior)

Evergreen ground cover that grows to 3 feet tall. Dark green wide leaves give a tropical look to shady areas of the yard.

Evergreen Giant
Liriope
(Liriope muscari 'Evergreen Giant')

Dark green ribbon like foliage grows to 18 inches tall in clumps.

Holly
Fern
(Cytromium falcatum) 
 

Beautiful fern that reaches 2 feet in height with a 3 foot spread.

Coontie

(Zamia pumila)

This native cycad has dark green leathery leaves that look like palm fronds. They grow to 3 feet tall and 3 feet wide.


Sun Package

Sun Package plants require more than 6 hours of direct sun a day. Click the icon on the right to download your printable Sun Package with professional landscape design sugestions. The sun package includes 15 low maintenance plants!

 


Simpson's Stopper
(Myrcianthes fragrans)
Simpson's Stopper

Small evergreen tree. Grows between 6- 20 feet tall. Attractive foliage and small fragrant white flowers in the spring.

Thryallis
(Galphimia glauca)

Small evergreen shrub that grows to 6 feet tall and about as wide. Beautiful yellow blossoms in summer and fall, some may remain year round. Bronze tones during cooler times.

Sandankwa Viburnum
(Viburnum suspensum)
Sandankwa Viburnum

Fast growing evergreen shrub with dark green foliage. Dense growth is good for privacy. Small fragrant flowers appear in spring.



Compact Walter's Viburnum
(Viburnum obovatum 'Mrs Shiller's Delight')
Compact Walter'S Viburnum

Native evergreen shrub that reaches 3-4 feet with small leaves and a compact shape. Blooms small white flowers in spring and has a boxwood-like appearance.

Muhley Grass
(Muhlenbergia capillaris)
Muhley Grass

A favorite native ornamental grass that grows 3-4 feet high. Striking pink plumes appear in November.

Pringle's Dwarf Podocarpus
(Podocarpus macrophyllus 'Pringlei')
Pringle's Dwarf Podocarpus

Interesting evergreen that reaches 4 feet in height. The yew-like leaves give this shrub a natural bonsai look.



Parson's
Juniper
(Juniperus chinensis 'Parsonii')
Parson's Juniper

Very hardy evergreen ground cover that spreads easily and grows to 1 foot tall.

Evergreen Giant
Liriope
(Liriope muscari 'Evergreen Giant')

Dark green ribbon like foliage grows to 18 inches tall in clumps.

Flax
Lily
(Dianella tasmanica)

Accent plant that has green and white striped, strap-shaped leaves. Flower spikes have tiny yellow flowers.

Coontie

(Zamia pumila)

This native cycad has dark green leathery leaves that look like palm fronds. They grow to 3 feet tall and 3 feet wide.

 

The Supplemental Color Package is a list of plants you may add to your SWAP area if you would like even more color and variety. Keep in mind that these beauties may require a little more maintenance than those on the regular plant lists above and are not included with your coupon or in the prices negotiated with SWAP Shops.​​