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HARDY TREES AND SHRUBS

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Originally appearing in Volume V13, Page 773 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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HARDY TREES AND SHRUBS.—Much of the beauty of the pleasure garden depends upon the proper selection and disposition of ornamental trees and shrubs. We can only afford space here for lists of some of the better and more useful and ornamental trees and shrubs, old and new. The following list, which is not exhaustive, furnishes material from which a selection may be made to suit various soils and situations. The shrubs marked * are climbers. Hardy Deciduous Trees. Acer—Maple. Fraxinus—Ash. Aesculus—Horse-Chestnut. Ginkgo—Maidenhair Tree. Ailantus—Tree of Heaven. Alnus—Alder. Amygdalus—Almond. Bet ula—Birch. Carpinus—Hornbeam. Carya—Hickory. Castanea—Sweet Chestnut. Catalpa. Celtis—Nettle Tree. Cercis—Judas Tree. Cotoneaster (some species). Crataegus—Thorn. Davidia. Diospyros. Fagus—Beech. Gleditschia—Honey Locust. Gymnocladus—Kentucky Coffee Tree. Juglans—Walnut. Kolreuteria. Laburnum. Larix—Larch. Liriodendron—Tulip-tree. Magnolia. Morus—Mulberry. Negundo—Box-Elder. Ostrya—Hop Hornbeam. Paulownia. Planera. Platanus—Plane. Populus—Poplar. Prunus (Plums, Cherries, &c.). Ptelea—Hop Tree. Pyrus—Pear, &c. Quercus—Oak. Rhus—Sumach. Robinia—Locust Tree. Abies—Silver Fir. Araucaria—Chili Pine. Arbutus—Strawberry Tree. Biota—Arbor Vitae. Buxus—Box. Cedrus—Cedar. Cephalotaxus. Cryptomeria—Japan Cedar. Cupressus—Cypress. Ilex—Holly. Tuniperus—Juniper. Laurus—Bay Laurel. Abelia. Acer—Maple. Amelanchier. Ampelopsis. * Amygdalopsis. Aralia. Aristolochia. * Berberis—Berberry. Bignonia*—Trumpet Flower. Buddleia. Calophaca. Calycanthus—Carolina Allspice. Caragana. Chimonanthus. Clematis.* Colutea—Bladder Senna. Cornus—Dogwood. Cotoneaster (some species). Crataegus—Thorn. Cydonia—Japan Quince. Cytisus—Broom, &c. Daphne. Deutzia. Edwardsia. Euonymus europaeus—Spindle Tree. Forsythia. Fremontia. Akebia. * Arbutus. Aucuba—Japan Laurel. Azara. Bambusa —Bamboo. Berberidopsis. * Berberis—Berberry. Buddleia. Bupleurum. Buxus—Box. Ceanothus. Cerasus—Cherry-Laurel, &c. Cistus–Sun-Rose. Cotoneaster. Crataegus Pyracantha—Fire Thorn. Daphne. Desfontainea. Elaeagnus—Oleaster. Erica—Heath. Escallonia. Euonymus. Fabiana. Fatsia (Aralia). Garrya. Salix—Willow. Sophora. Taxodium—Deciduous Cypress. Tilia—Lime. Ulmus—Elm. Virgilia. Xanthoceras. Libocedrus. Magnolia grandiflora. Picea—Spruce Fir. Pinus—Pine. Quercus Ilex—Holm-Oak. Retinospora. Sciadopitys—Umbrella Pine. Sequoia (Wellingtonia). Taxus—Yew. Thuiopsis. Thuya—Arbor Vitae. Tsuga. Genista. Halesia—Snowdrop Tree. Hamamelis—Wych Hazel. Hibiscus—Althaea frutex, &c. Hippophae—Sea Buckthorn. Hypericum—St John's Wort. Jasminum*—Jasmine. Kerria. Lonicera *—Honeysuckle. Lycium. * Magnolia. M eni spermu m •—M oo nseed. Periploca. * Philadelphus—Mock Orange. Rhus—Wig Tree, &c. Ribes—Flowering Currant. Robinia—Rose Acacia, &c. Rosa—Rose. Rubus*—Bramble. Spartium—Spanish Broom. Spiraea. Staphylaea—Bladder-Nut. Symphoricarpus—Snowberry. Syringa—Lilac. Tamarix—Tamarisk. Viburnum—Guelder Rose, &c. Vitis*—Vine. Weigela. Griselinia. Hedera *—Ivy. Hypericum—St John's Wort. Ilex—Holly. Jasminum *—Jasmine. Kadsura. * Lardizabala. Laurus—Sweet Bay. Ligustrum—Privet. Lonicera *—Honeysuckle. Osmanthus. Pernettya. Phillyrea. Photinia. Rhamnus Alaternus. Rhododendron—Rose-Bay. Rosa *—Rose. Ruscus. Skimmia. Smilax. * Stauntonia.* Ulex—Furze. Viliurn u m—Laurustinus. Vinca—Periwinkle. Yucca—Adam's Needle. Hardy Evergreen Trees. Hardy Deciduous Shrubs. Hardy Evergreen Shrubs.
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