The following groups include mostly plants which are distinctive in this region or are not available for use farther north. This is especially true of the evergreen list.

a. Holding leaves throughout winter:

Abelia chinensis

Chinese Abelia Abelia floribunda

Mexican Abelia Abelia grandiflora

Hybrid Abelia

Abelia triflora

Himalayan Abelia

Acacia armata Kangaroo Thorn

Azalea amoena Hardy Evergreen Azalea

Berberis hakeoides Chilean Barberry

Buxus (in variety) Boxwood

Buxus sempervirens Tree Box

Buxus suffruticosa Dwarf Box

Camellia japonica Japonica

Cedrus deodara Deodar

Chamaecypario Japanese Cypress

Cinnamomum camphora Camphor Tree

Cotoneaster rotundifolia lanata Box-leaved Cotoneaster

Gardenia jasminoides Cape Jasmine

Ilex aquifolium English Holly

Ilex crenata

Japanese Holly Ilex opaca

American Holly

Juniperus virginiana Red Cedar

Libocedrus decurrens Incense Cedar

Ligustrum amurense Amoor River Privet

Ligustrum ibota Japanese Privet

Ligustrum japonicum Evergreen Privet

Ligustrum lucidum Shining-leaved Privet

Ligustrum nepalense

Nepaul Privet Ligustrum quihoui

Late-blooming Privet

Ligustrum sinense Chinese Privet

Osmanthus aquifolium Fragrant Olive

Osmanthus fragrans

Sweet Olive Pittosporum tobira

Tobira Shrub Prunus caroliniana

Carolina Laurel Cherry

Prunus laurocerasus English Laurel

Pyracantha coccinea lalandi Evergreen Thorn

Thea sinensis Tea Plant

Thuja orientalis

Oriental Arborvitae Viburnum tinus

Laurestinus

Yucca filamentosa Adam's Needle b. Not holding leaves throughout winter:

Acer campestre

European Cork Maple Citrus trifoliata

Hardy Orange

Deutzia kalmiaefiora

Pink-flowered Hybrid Deutzia Deutzia longifolia

Long-leaved Deutzia

Deutzia myriantha White-flowered Hybrid Deutzia

Deutzia purpurascens Purple-flowered Deutzia

Hibiscus syriacus Rose of Sharon

Ligustrum ovalifolium

California Privet Lonicera fragrantissima

Early Fragrant Honeysuckle Prunus americana

Wild Plum

Rosa rugosa Japanese Rose