Plant Identification



Common Name
Scientific Name
Type
Flowering/Non-Flowering
Season
Campus Location
Ajuga
Perennial
Flowering
Spring to early summer
Hibiscus syriacus
Shrub
Flowering
Mid-Summer - Mid Fall
 
Buxus sempervirens
Shrub
Non-Flowering
Evergreen
 
Arborvitae
Tree/Shrub
Non-Flowering
Evergreen
Trachelospermum asiaticum
Trailing Vine
Flowering
Evergreen
 
Astilbe
Perennial
Flowering
Early to late
summer
Dryopteris
erythrosora
Fern
Non-flowering
Year Round
Azalea indica
Shrub
Flowering
Spring Flowering
 
Rhododendron canescens
Shrub
Evergreen
Spring Flowering
Azalea x 'Karen' (Gable Hybrid)
Shrub
Evergreen
Late Spring

Rhododendron
'Hershey's Red'

Shrub
Evergreen
Spring flowering
Azalea 'George L. Taber'
Shrub
Evergreen
Spring flowering
Berberis
Shrub
Flowering
Spring
 
Vinca major
Vine
Flowering
Spring
Lewis Hall, East Side
Lamprocapnos spectabilis
Perennial
Flowering
Late spring - early summer
Camellia Japonica
Broadleaf
evergreen
Flowering
Fall/Winter/Sping
Ilex cornuta
Shrub
Flowering
Year-round
Kennon Observatory, J.D. Williams Library, Trent Lott Center, Lyceum, Law Center
Prunus caroliniana
Shrub/Tree
Evergreen
Year-round
Podocarpus macrophyllus makii
Shrub /
Small Tree
Evergreen
Year-round
Dianthus
Perennial
Flowering
Spring/Summer
Cornus florida
Trees/shrubs
Flowering
Buddleja davidii
Shrub
Flowering
Late spring - early winter
Elaeagnus
Shrub
Evergreen / deciduous
Year-round
Illicium floridanum
Shrub
Evergreen
Year-round
Chaenomeles speciosa
Shrub
Flowering / Fruit
Flowers in March / Fruit in summer
Forsythia
Shrub
Flowering
Spring Blooming
Ilex attenuata 'Fosteri'
Tree
Fruit
Spring Blooming
 
Gardenia
Shrub
Evergreen /
Flowering
Mid-spring - early summer
Ginkgo biloba
Tree
Abelia x grandiflora
Shrub
Evergreen
Summer Flowering
Koelreuteria paniculata
Tree
Flowering
May(late)/June(early)
Nandina domestica
Shrub
Evergreen
Spring to summer blooms
Equisetum hyemale
Ornamental
Grass
Evergreen
No flowering
Hosta 'Diamond Tiara'
Perennial
Herbacious
Mid-summer bloom
Rhaphiolepis
Shrub
Evergreen
Spring to summer blooms
Raphiolepis indica
Shrub
Flowering
Spring to early summer flowering
 
Iris
Perennial
Flowering
Spring flowering
Cleyera japonica
Shrub
Evergreen
Year-Round
 
Magnolia soulangiana
Tree
Flowering
March Flowering before leaves
 
Acer palmatum
Tree
Deciduous
Inconspicuous
Acer palmatum var. atropurpureum 'Bloodgood'
Tree
Deciduous
Inconspicuous
Juniperus
Shrub
Evergreen
Year-round
Buxus Sinica
Shrub
Evergreen
Non-flowering
 
Prunus 'Kwanzan'
Tree
Deciduous
Spring flowering
Mahonia japonica
'Bealei'
Shrub
Evergreen
Early spring blooms
Helleborus
Perennial
Evergreen
Late winter to early spring flowering
Magnolia grandiflora
'Little Gem'
Tree
Evergreen
Late spring through summer
Loropetalum
Shrub
Evergreen
Heaviest in spring and repeating in summer
Acer
Tree
Deciduous
Ilex 'Mary Nell'
Shrub/tree
Berry Producing
Year-round
 
Ophiopogon 
japonicus
Ornamental
grass
Flowering and fruit-bearing
July through September
Muhlenbergia
capillaris
Ornamental
grass
Semi-evergreen
fruit-bearing
 Fall flowering
Nandina
Shrub
Evergreen
Berries & Fruit
May to June flowering / Berries in Sept. through winter
Ilex x
'Nellie R. Stevens'
Shrub

Evergreen
Berries & Fruit

Spring
Hydrangea quercifolia
Shrub
Deciduous
Fall though winter
Maclura pomifera
Tree / Shrub
Fruit-bearing
Fruit in Fall
Cortaderia selloana

Ornamental/
perennial grass

Evergreen
Late summer plumes
Koelreuteria
paniculata
Tree
Flowering
Late May / Early June
phlox
Perennial
Flowering
Spring, summer, or fall flowering
Ligustrum japonicum 'Recurvifolium'
Shrub
Evergreen
Late spring
Cercis canadensis
'Forest Pansy'
Tree
Flowering
April blooming
Betula nigra
Tree
Deciduous
Late spring fruit
Rosmarinus officinalis
Perennial herb
Evergreen
Spring & summer flowering
Salvia x sylvestris
'Mainacht'
Perennial herb
Flowering
May to June
Magnolia soulangiana
Tree
Flowering
March Flowering
The Grove, Hume Hall, Bondurant Hall
Nandina Domestica
Shrub
Berry Producing
Early Summer
Camellia sasanqua
Shrub
Flowering
Fall-Winter Blooming
The Quad
Halesia
Tree / large shrub
Deciduous
Late Spring
Spiraea
Shrubs
Deciduous
Spring or summer
Magnolia grandiflora
Tree
Flowering
May - June
Magnolia stellata
Tree
Flowering
Early Febuary
Twin Towers, Stewart Hall, Circle, Johnson Commons, Bondurant hall
Magnolia virginiana
Tree
Flowering
Osmanthus fragrans
Shrub / Tree
Evergreen
Late Summer through fall flowering
Koelreuteria paniculata
Tree
Flowering
May(late)/June(early)
Viburnum
Shrub
Deciduous & evergreens
Fall colorful fruits
Ilex vomitoria'Pendula' 
Shrub / Tree
Evergreen
Mid spring
Quercus phellos
Large Tree
Deciduous
Alternate years of heavy bearing (acorns)
Jasminum nudiflorum
Shrub
Deciduous
Mid-winter - early spring blooms
Buxus microphylla
Shrub
Evergreen
Inconspicuous
Wisteria
Vine
Flowering
Spring
Ilex vomitoria
Small Tree
Berry Producing Female
Prunus x yedoensis
Tree
Flowering
Early Spring