Tree List
Common Name Latin Name Family Type Beginner Topiary Plants
Balsam Fir Abies balsamea Pinaceae Large tree
Fraser Fir 2 Abies fraseri Pinaceae Large tree
Silver Maple (pollarded) Acer saccharinum Aceraceae Large tree
Wintergreen Barberry Berberis julianae Berberidaceae Medium shrub
Sasanqua camellia (various cultivars) Camellia sasanqua Theaceae Large shrub
Weeping Blue Atlas Cedar Cedrus atlantica ‘Glauca Pendula’ Pinaceae Large tree
Weeping Deodar Cedar Cedrus deodara ‘Pendula’ Pinaceae Large tree
Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida Cornaceae Small tree
Japanese Cedar Cryptomeria japonica Cupressaceae Large tree
Leyland Cypress X Cupressocyparis leylandii Cupressaceae Large tree x
Evergreen Euonymus 3 Euonymus japonica ‘Ovatus aureus’ or ‘Viridi variegata’ and typical variety Celastraceae Large shrub
Chinese Holly Ilex cornuta Aquifoliaceae Large shrub/ small tree
Burford Holly Ilex cornuta ‘Burfordii’ Aquifoliaceae Large shrub/ small tree
Japanese Holly varieties Ilex crenata ‘Compacta’, ‘Sky Pencil’ and other cultivars Aquifoliaceae Small to medium shrub x
Yaupon Holly Ilex vomitoria Aquifoliaceae Small tree
Dwarf Yaupon Holly Ilex vomitoria ‘Nana’, ‘Stokes Dwarf’ and/or ‘Schillings Dwarf’ Aquifoliaceae Small shrub x
Weeping Yaupon Holly Ilex vomitoria ‘Pendula’ Aquifoliaceae Small tree
Columnar Yaupon Holly Ilex vomitoria 'Will Fleming' Aquifoliaceae Small tree
Foster Holly Ilex X attenuata ‘Fosteri’ Aquifoliaceae Small tree
Savannah Holly Ilex X attenuata ‘Savannah’ Aquifoliaceae Small tree
Chinese Juniper Juniperus chinensis ‘Blue Vase’ and other cultivars Cupressaceae (varies)
Green Columnar Juniper Juniperus chinensis 'Hetzii Columnaris' Cupressaceae Small tree
Spartan Juniper Juniperus chinensis 'Spartan' Cupressaceae Small tree
Hollywood Juniper Juniperus chinensis 'Torulosa' Cupressaceae Large shrub/ small tree x
Groundcover and shrubby-type Junipers Juniperus conferta, J. davurica ‘Parsoni’, J. horizontalis and/or Juniperus sabina ‘Tamariscifolia’ Cupressaceae Groundcover or small shrub x
Eastern Red Cedar Juniperus virginiana Cupressaceae Large tree
Curly Privet Ligustrum japonicum ‘Rotundifolium’ Oleaceae Small shrub
Winter Honeysuckle Lonicera fragrantissima Caprifoliaceae Large shrub
Variegated Hollywood juniper Juniperus chinensis ‘Kaizuka’ Cupressaceae Large shrub/ small tree x
Holly Osmanthus (Tea-Olive) Osmanthus heterophyllus (O. ilicifolia) Oleaceae Large shrub
Norway Spruce Picea abies Pinaceae Large tree
Colorado Blue Spruce [2] Picea pungens Pinaceae Large tree
Eastern White Pine Pinus strobus Pinaceae Large tree
Loblolly Pine Pinus taeda Pinaceae Large tree
Shrubby Yew Podocarpus Podocarpus macrophyllus 'Maki' Podocarpaceae Medium shrub
Hardy Orange Poncirus trifoliata Rutaceae Large shrub/ small tree
Firethorn Pyracantha coccinea or koidzumii Rosaceae Medium shrub
Live Oak Quercus virginiana Fagaceae Large Tree
Baby’s-breath Spiraea Spiraea thunbergii Rosaceae Medium shrub
Yew Taxus species Taxaceae Medium shrub x
Oriental Arborvitae Thuja orientalis Cupressaceae Large shrub/ small tree
Hemlock Tsuga species Pinaceae Large tree