As most plants, when used in the south Atlantic states, double their northern height, the problem is to find low-growers. The following groups have thus been confined to low-growing plants (below five feet) and medium-growing plants (from five to ten feet).

a. Low-growing deciduous shrubs:

Amorpha tennessensis Tennessee False Indigo

Azalea canescens

Fragrant Mountain Azalea

Azalea gandavensis Ghent Azalea

Azalea mollis Japanese Azalea

Azalea nudiflora Pinkster Flower

Azalea pontica

Pontic Azalea Azalea vaseyi

Carolina Azalea Azalea viscosa

Swamp Azalea Berberis aristata

Purple-fruited Barberry Berberis canadensis

Alleghany Barberry

Berberis heteropoda Fragrant Barberry

Berberis sieboldi Siebold's Barberry

Berberis wilsonae

Wilson's Barberry Callicarpa americana

Beauty Fruit

Callicarpa purpurea

Beauty Fruit Caryopteris incana

Blue Spirea Ceanothus hybridus

Hybrid New Jersey Tea

Comptonia asplenifolia Sweet Fern

Coronilla emerus Scorpion Senna

Corylopsis pauciflora Japanese Flowering Hazel

Daphne genkwa

Lilac-flowered Daphne Daphne mezereum

Caucasian Daphne

Deutzia gracilis

Slender Deutzia Elsholtzia cristata

Dwarf Elsholtzia Fothergilla gardeni

Dwarf Alder

Fothergilla parvifiora Southern Dwarf Alder

Hydrangea opuloides hortensia Garden Hydrangea

Hypericum aureum

Large-flowered St. John's Wort

Hypericum calycinum Aaron's Beard

Hypericum glomeratum Mountain St. John's Wort

Hypericum moserianum Gold-flower

Hypericum nudiflorum

Naked-flowered St. John's Wort

Hypericum prolificum Shrubby St. John's Wort

Jasminum (in variety) Jasmine

Meratia praecox Chinese Sweet Shrub

Pieris mariana Stagger Bush

Prunus triloba Flowering Plum

Robinia hispida Rose Acacia

Rosa rugosa Japanese Rose

Rosmarinus officinalis Rosemary

Salvia greggi

Mexican Salvia Salvia greggi alba

White Mexican Salvia

Spiraea bumalda anthony waterer Crimson Spirea

Stephanandra flexuosa Stephanandra

Symphoricarpos racemosus Snowberry

Symphoricarpos vulgaris Indian Currant

Zenobia speciosa Zenobia b. Low-growing evergreen shrubs:

Abelia floribunda Mexican Abelia

Ardisia crenulata rubra Ardisia

Aucuba japonica Japanese Laurel

Aucuba japonica latimaculata Spotted Japanese Laurel

Azalea amoena Hardy Evergreen Azalea

Azalea indica Indian Azalea

Azalea indica kaempferi Orange-flowered Azalea

Azalea obtusa Hardy Indian Azalea

Berberis buxifolia Box-leaved Barberry

Berberis darwini Darwin's Barberry

Berberis ilicifolia Holly-leaved Barberry

Berberis sargentiana Evergreen Barberry

Berberis stenophylla Small-leaved Barberry

Buxus japonica aurea

Golden Japanese Box Buxus suffruticosa ,

Dwarf Box

Calluna vulgaris Scotch Heather

Calluna vulgaris alba White-flowered Heather

Camellia japonica Japonica

Cleyera ochnacea

Cleyera Cotoneaster dammeri

Chinese Prostrate Cotoneaster

Cotoneaster horizontalis

Prostrate Cotoneaster Cotoneaster microphylla

Small-leaved Cotoneaster Cotoneaster microphylla gracilis

Dwarf Cotoneaster Cotoneaster rotundifolia

Round-leaved Cotoneaster Cotoneaster rotundifolia lanata

Box-leaved Cotoneaster Cotoneaster thymifolia

Thyme-leaved Cotoneaster

Daphne cneorum Garland Flower

Elaeagnus macrophylla Broad-leaved Oleaster

Gardenia florida Cape Jasmine

Ilex glabra Inkberry

Leiophyllum buxifolium

Sand Myrtle Leucotho'e catesbaei

Catesby's Andromeda Mahonia aquifolium

Oregon Grape

Mahonia repens Creeping Mahonia

Pieris floribunda Mt. Fetterbush |

Pieris japonica

Japanese Fetterbush Rhododendron myrtifolium

Myrtle-leaved Rhododendron

Rhododendron punctatum

Early-flowering Rhododendron Yucca filamentosa

Adam's Needle Yucca glauca

Early-flowering Adam's Needle

Yucca gloriosa Late-flowering Adam's Needle c. Medium-growing deciduous shrubs:

Aronia melanocarpa

Black Chokeberry Baccharis halimifolia

Groundsel Bush

Benzoin aestivale

Spice Bush Buddleia (in variety)

Summer Lilac

Calycanthus floridus

Strawberry Shrub Calycanthus occidentalis

Western Sweet-scented Shrub Cassia corymbosa

Argentina Senna Chaenomeles sinensis

Chinese Flowering Quince Cistus laurifolius

Laurel-leaved Rock Rose Clethra acuminata

Mt. Pepper Bush

Clethra tomentosa

Woolly-leaved White Alder Cornus paucinervis

Square-twigged Dogwood Corylus maxima purpurea

Purple-leaved hazel

Cotoneaster acutifolia

Pointed-leaved Cotoneaster Cotoneaster multiflora

Spanish Cotoneaster

Cotoneaster racemiflora Cotoneaster

Cytisus praecox Hybrid Broom

Cytisus scoparius Scotch Broom

Deutzia lemoinei

Lemoine's Deutzia Deutzia rosea

Dwarf Pink Deutzia Deutzia scabra

Single White Deutzia Dirca palustris

Leather-wood Elaeagnus longipes

Japanese Oleaster

Elaeagnus parviflora

Small-leaved Silver Thorn

Elaeagnus umbellata

Japanese Oleaster Forsythia suspensa

Drooping Golden Bell

Genista tinctoria

Dyer's Greenweed Halimodendron halodendron

Salt Tree Hydrangea arborescens grandiflora

Large-flowered Wild Hydrangea Hydrangea quercifolia

Oak-leaved Hydrangea Itea virginica

Virginian Willow Kerria japonica

Globe-flower Lespedeza bicolor

Shrubby Bush Clover Lespedeza sieboldi

Siebold's Desmodium Lonicera standishi ' Standish's Bush Honeysuckle Myrica carolinensis

Bayberry

Myrica cerifera

Bay berry Myrica gale

Bayberry Myricaria germanica

German Tamarisk Neviusia alabamensis

Snow Wreath Prunus triloba

Flowering Plum Spiraea prunifolia

Bridal Wreath Spiraea vanhouttei

Van Houtte's Bridal Wreath Styrax americana

American Storax Styrax japonica

Japanese Storax Styrax obassia

Broad-leaved Storax d. Medium-growing evergreen shrubs:

Abelia floribunda

Mexican Abelia Abelia grandiflora

Hybrid Abelia Berberis hakeoides

Chilean Barberry Berberis neuberti latifolia

Holly-leaved Barberry Buxus sempervirens handworthi

Handworth's Tree Box Cotoneaster simonsi

Himalayan Rose Box Elaeagnus pungens

Silver Thorn Elaeagnus pungens variegata

Variegated Silver Thorn Gardenia jasminoides

Cape Jasmine Gardenia jasminoides fortuniana

Fortune's Cape Jasmine Gardenia jasminoides veitchi

Veitch's Cape Jasmine Laurus nobilis

Bay Tree Ligustrum coriaceum

Round-leaved Privet Mahonia aquifolium

Oregon Grape

Mahonia fortunei

Chinese Mahonia Mahonia japonica

Japanese Mahonia Mahonia pinnata

Southwestern Mahonia Michelia fuscata

Banana Shrub Myrtus communis

True Myrtle Nandina domestica

Japanese Nandina Pittosporum tobira

Tobira Shrub Prunus laurocerasus schipkaensis

Hardy English Laurel Raphiolepis indica

Indian Hawthorn Rhododendron arbutifolium

Dwarf Rhododendron Rhododendron catawbiense hybridum

Hybrid Rhododendron Rhododendron ponticum

Dwarf Rhododendron Skimmia japonica

Japanese Skimmia Viburnum suspensum

Pink Snowball

Viburnum tinus Laurestinus