Medium Sized Shrubs for Shaded Areas

Abelia

Edward Goucher Abelia

Abelia x ‘Edward Goucher’

Height: 4-6′

Spread: 5′

Mardi Gras Abelia

Abelia x ‘Mardi Gras’ 

Height: 2-3′

Spread: 4-5′

Azalea

Cannons Double Azalea

Azalea x ‘Cannon’s Double’ (Exbury hybrid)

Height: 6′

Spread: 4′

Cheerful Giant Azalea

Azalea x ‘Cheerful Giant’ (Exbury hybrid)

Height: 6′

Spread: 4′

Golden Flare Azalea

Azalea x ‘Golden Flare’ (Exbury hybrid)

Height: 6′

Spread: 4′

Golden Lights Azalea

Azalea x ‘Golden Lights’ (Northern Lights hybrid)

Height: 6′

Spread: 4′

Mandarin Lights Azalea

Azalea x ‘Mandarin Lights’ (Northern Lights Hybrid)

Height: 4-5′

Spread: 3-4′

Westons Mullenium Azalea

Rhododendron ‘Weston’s Millenium’

Height: 4-5′

Spread: 4-5′

Westons Parade Azalea

Rhododendron ‘Weston’s Parade’

Height: 5′

Spread: 5′

Beautyberry

Early Amethyst Beautyberry

Callicarpa dichotoma ‘Early Amethyst’

Height: 3-4′

Spread: 3-4′

Profusion Beautyberry

Callicarpa bodinieri ‘Profusion’

Height: 6′

Spread: 6′

Boxwood

Green Beauty Boxwood

Buxus microphylla var. japonica ‘Green Beauty’

Height: 4-6′

Spread: 4-6′

Green Gem Boxwood

Buxus x ‘Green Gem’

Height: 3-4′

Spread: 3-4′

Green Mountain Boxwood

Buxus x ‘Green Mountain’

Height: 5′

Spread: 3′

Green Velvet Boxwood

Buxus x ‘Green Velvet’

Height: 3-4′

Spread: 3-4′

Winter Gem Boxwood

Buxus microphylla var. japonica ‘Winter Gem’

Height: 4-6′

Spread: 4-6′

Button Bush

Sugar Shack Button Bush

Cephalanthus occidentalis

Height: 3-4′

Spread: 3-4′

Deutzia

Height:

Spread:

Diervilla

Kodiak Black Diervilla

Diervilla rivularis ‘SMNDRSF’

Height: 3-4′

Spread: 3-4′

Kodiak Orange Diervilla

Orange Diervilla x ‘G2X88544’

Height: 3-4′

Spread: 3-4′

Kodiak Red Diervilla

Diervilla sp. ‘G2X885411’ 

Height: 3-4′

Spread: 4-5′

Euonymus

Emerald Gaiety Euonymus

Euonymus fortunei ‘Emerald Gaiety’

Height: 4′

Spread: 3′

Emerald N Gold Euonymus

Euonymus fortunei ‘Emerald ‘n Gold’

Height: 2′

Spread: 5′

Golden Euonymus

Euonymus japonicus ‘Aureo-marginatus’

Height: 6′

Spread: 3′

Golden Prince Euonymus

Euonymus fortunei ‘Monce’

Height: 1-2′

Spread: 3-4′

Silver King Euonymus

Euonymus japonicus ‘Silver King’

Height: 6′

Spread: 3′

Flowering Almond

Dwarf Flowering Almond

Height:

Spread:

Fothergilla

Mt. Airy Fothergilla

Fothergilla major ‘Mount Airy’

Height: 3-5′

Spread: 3-5′

Heavenly Bamboo

Gulf Stream Heavenly Bamboo

Nandina domestica ‘Gulf Stream’

Height: 3-4′

Spread: 3

Plum Passion Heavenly Bamboo

Nandina domestica ‘Monum’

Height: 4-5′

Spread: 3′

Sienna Sunrise Heavenly Bamboo

Nandina domestica ‘Monfar’

Height: 3-4

Spread: 2′

Holly

Gold Coast Holly

Ilex aquifolium ‘Monvila’

Height: 4-6′

Spread: 4-6′

Dwarf Burford Holly

Ilex cornuta ‘Dwarf Burford’

Height: 4-6′

Spread: 4-6′