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Category: Shrubs

Tea Olive

Tea olives (Osmanthus species) are some of the most sweetly fragrant plants in Southern gardens. Their scent makes them ideal for planting near windows and outdoor living areas where the fall...

Witch Hazel

Witch hazels (Hamamelis spp.) are large shrubs that have several desirable attributes, and offer year-round interest in the landscape. Three species have their origins in North America (H....

Sweetshrub

Sweetshrub (Calycanthus floridus) has many common names, including Carolina allspice, strawberry-bush, sweet bubby, sweet Betsy and spicebush. As these names indicate, it is valued for the sweet,...

Butterfly Bush

Butterfly bush (Buddleja davidii – often spelled Buddleia) is a favorite shrub of many gardeners because of its colorful flowers and ability to attract a variety of beneficial insects. As the...

Palms & Cycads

Palms and cycads are truly beautiful plants that enhance any landscape with their tropical appearance. In South Carolina, they are fairly tolerant of many problems that are common in tropical areas...

Yucca

Prepared by Marjan Kluepfel, HGIC Information Specialist, and Bob Polomski, Extension Consumer Horticulturist, Clemson University. Revised by Karen Russ, HGIC Horticulture Specialist. (New 05/99. Revised 09/07. Images added 09/07.)

Pittosporum

Japanese pittosporum (Pittosporum tobira) is a tough, evergreen shrub, commonly grown in mid and coastal South Carolina. It is native to southern Japan and China. The attractive, dense evergreen...

Fertilizing Trees & Shrubs

Trees and shrubs are living investments that grow in value with each passing year. When properly selected and planted, trees and shrubs can be expected to thrive with the right care, which may...

Rhododendron

Rhododendrons are not difficult to grow in South Carolina where the soil and environment are suitable for their culture. Cultural requirements for rhododendrons and azaleas are basically the same,...

Rododendros

Rododendros no son difíciles de cultivar en Carolina del Sur donde el suelo y ambiente es apropiado para su cultivo. Los requisitos para los rododendros y las azaleas es prácticamente el mismo, pero...

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