The reader should be able to refer to some list such as the following, which will provide him with a ready reference for the selection of shrubs giving a succession of bloom. The plants in this group, if properly arranged, will develop an interesting succession of bloom from the early spring until the late fall.

Chaenomeles japonica Japanese Quince

Diervilla hybrida

Hybrid Weigela Forsythia suspensa

Drooping Golden Bell Hibiscus syriacus

Rose of Sharon

Hydrangea paniculata grandiflora Large-flowered Hydrangea

Lonicera tatarica Tartarian Honeysuckle

Philadelphus coronarius Common Mock Orange

Sorbaria arborea glabrata Chinese Mountain Ash Spirea

Spiraea bumalda anthony waterer Crimson Spirea

Spiraea vanhouttei Van Houtte's Bridal Wreath

Syringa vulgaris hybrida

Hybrid Lilac Viburnum americanum

American High-bush Cranberry