Shrub Fact Sheets - Cherrylake

Shrub Fact Sheets

June 30, 2016

African Iris

Dietes iridiodes The African Iris, also known as Fornight Lily or Morea Iris, has sword-shaped leaves that grow in a fan-like pattern and beautiful white iris-like […]
June 29, 2016

Asiatic Jasmine Minima

Trachelospermum asiaticum Asiatic Jasmine Minima is a woody, vining plant that is preferred by many designers and commercial landscapers for its capability to form dense mats […]
June 28, 2016

Azalea Formosa Lavender

Azalea indica Formosa The Azalea Formosa is a low maintenance evergreen shrub native to southern India. A member of the Rhododendron family, it sports clusters of […]
June 27, 2016

Blueberry Flax Lily

Dianella tasmanica ‘Variegata’ This Florida-Friendly plant is well known for its variegated color and its arching, strap-like foliage. Its foliage is showy with dark green color […]
June 26, 2016

Coontie Palm

Zamia pumila ‘Coontie’ Despite its name, the Coontie Palm is not a palm, but rather a cycad with palm and fern-like characteristics. This hardy Florida native […]
June 26, 2016

Dwarf Fakahatchee Grass

Tripsacum floridanum Dwarf Fakahatchee Grass, or commonly known as Florida Gamagrass, is a smaller relative of Fakachatchee Grass (Tripacum dactyloides). This Florida native grass is easy […]
June 25, 2016

Fakahatchee Grass

Tripsacum dactyloides Fakahatchee Grass, or Gamma Grass, is a Florida native that is gaining popularity among gardeners. It has deep green spiky foliage that clump together […]
October 22, 2020

Gardenia ‘Frostproof’

Gardenia jasminoides Gardenia jasminoides ‘Frostproof’, also known as Cape Jasmine, is a medium-sized evergreen shrub with thick, dense, dark green leaves and fragrant, pure white double […]
June 23, 2016

Holly Schillings Dwarf

Illex vomitoria ‘Schillings Dwarf’ Dwarf Schillings Holly, also known as a Dwarf Yaupon Holly, is a very versatile compact, low growing and naturally mounding shrub. It […]
June 22, 2016

Indian Hawthorn

Raphiolepis indica Indian Hawthorn is a small to medium shrub that is grown throughout Florida and the coastal areas of Georgia and the Carolinas. This evergreen […]
June 21, 2016

Japanese Boxwood

Buxus microphylla Members of the Buxus family, Japanese Boxwoods are densely packed shrubs native to Asia. This evergreen shrub’s thick foliage makes them an exceptional choice […]
February 24, 2020

Jasminum Nitidum

Jasminum nitidum is a beautiful flowering evergreen which offers white, sweetly perfumed, star-shaped flowers in summer. Jasminum nitidum is a versatile plant, acting as an excellent flowering[...]
June 20, 2016

Juniper Blue Pacific

Juniperus conferta ‘Blue Pacific’ Juniper Blue Pacific is a low-growing, trailing groundcover that has become a favorite of many due to its more compact habit and […]
June 19, 2016

Juniper Parsoni

Juniperus chinensis ‘Parsonii’ Juniper Parsoni is a dense, evergreen shrub that is derived from Chinese Juniper (Juniperus chinensis), a highly variable species found throughout China and […]
June 18, 2016

Ligustrum ‘Jack Frost’

Ligustrum japonicum ‘Jack Frost’ Ligustrum ‘Jack Frost’ is famously characterized for its two-tone foliage. Its waxy leaves are dark green with irregular ivory markings that run […]
June 16, 2016

Liriope Super Blue

Liriope muscari ‘Super blue’ Super Blue Liriope is a small, clumping ground cover with delicate violet flowers. From Summer to early Fall, these flowers bloom in […]
June 15, 2016

Loropetalum Plum

Loropetalum chinensis ‘Plum’ Loropetalum Plum or otherwise known as Plum Delight, is a great, midsized shrub. Distinctive plum colored foliage and pink fringy flowers make this […]
October 22, 2020

Maiden Grass Adagio

Miscanthus sinensis Maiden Grass is an ornamental grass that provides distinctive color and texture to a landscape. The foliage is extremely narrow and is silvery-green in […]
June 14, 2016

Muhly Grass

Muhlenbergia capillaris Muhly Grass, commonly known as hairgrass, is a tough, Florida and Mexico native grass useful in many different landscape settings. Its glossy, wiry, thread-like, […]
June 13, 2016

Ocala Anise

Illicium parviflorum The Ocala Anise is a low maintenance, evergreen native to Central Florida. With mature heights up to 15 feet, Ocala Anise are generally considered […]
June 12, 2016


Podocarpus macrophylla Native to Japan and Southern China, and commonly referred to as Japanese Yew, Podocarpus is a tough, adaptable tree that is a very popular […]
June 11, 2016

Sand Cordgrass

Spartina bakeri Sand Cordgrass is an evergreen, large bunch-forming grass that grows to approximately three to four feet tall. Its leaves are very narrow, almost wire-like […]
June 10, 2016

Viburnum Obovatum, ‘Mrs. Schiller’s Delight’

viburnum obovatum ‘mrs. schiller’s delight’ Viburnum Obovatum ‘Mrs. Schiller’s Delight’ is a dwarf cultivar of Walter’s Viburnum. It was introduced by Steve Reifler for its compact, […]
June 9, 2016

Viburnum Odoratissimum

Viburnum odoratissimum Viburnum Odoratissimum is an evergreen shrub or small tree that can reach up to twenty feet tall and fifteen feet wide. It’s glossy, bright […]
June 8, 2016

Viburnum Suspensum

Viburnum suspensum Viburnum Suspensum, also known as Sandankwa Viburnum, is a dense evergreen shrub. Native to Japan, this shrub flourishes in areas with mild winters. Its […]
June 7, 2016

Wax-Leaf Ligustrum

Ligustrum japonicum The Wax Leaf Ligustrum can be grown as either a tree or a shrub. When grown as a shrub, this evergreen is a great […]

Detailed horticultural information about shrubs grown at Cherrylake including hardy range, mature height and spread, growth rate, ornamental characteristics and optimal growing environment.