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Youngs Easy Care Shrub List

Easy Care Shrubs at Youngs
Low Maintenance Suggestions

Add plants to your yard, then sit back and enjoy. Youngs Nursery Easy Care Shrub List presents a few of our favorite low maintenance plants that we've found over the years.

Youngs Garden Center suggests low-maintenance, easy care plants to hundreds of people in the Roseburg area every year. Check out some of our suggestions below.

If you see something you like, come into Youngs and meet the plant in person. If you don't see anything that fits your landscaping needs, come into Youngs and we'll help you find that perfect plant for your home.

Find great plant ideas for your yard from the favorites below. Easily sort the list however you want by clicking on the column header titles.

Youngs Easy-Care Shrub Favorites

Image Name Height Sun Use Suggestions Foliage & Flower Color Deer Resistant Plant Type

Berberis thun. Helmond Pillar

Berberis thun. Helmond Pillar 4-5 ft Sun - Part Shade Maintain landscape presence year-round as house foundation plants. Red Yes Broadleaf Deciduous
Golden Barberry Golden Barberry 1-2 ft Sun - Part Shade Excellent choice for a short hedge. Yellow Yes Broadleaf Deciduous

Dwarf Burning bush (euon ala comp)

Dwarf Burning Bush 4-5 ft Sun - Part Shade Tidy plant great for boundary plantings or a dense hedge that rarely needs pruning. Red No Broadleaf Deciduous

Euonymus - Ivory Jade

Euonymus - Ivory Jade 2-3 ft Sun - Part Shade house foundation plant that stands out well against junipers and green conifers. Green/Cream Yes Broadleaf Deciduous

Red Twig dogwood - Ivory Halo

Red Twig Dogwood - Ivory Halo 5-6 ft Sun - Part Shade Mass planting makes a dramatic statement of color in winter. Great with evergreen shrub backdrop and with grasses. Red/Varigated Yes Broadleaf Deciduous
Sambucus (Elderberry) Black Beauty Sambucus (Elderberry) Black Beauty 6-8 ft Sun - Part Shade   Black Yes Broadleaf Deciduous
Nandina - Burgundy Wine Nandina - Burgundy Wine 3-4 ft Sun - Part Shade   Red/Green No Broadleaf Evergreen

Nandina - Firepower

Nandina - Firepower 1-2 ft Sun - Part Shade   Red/Green No Broadleaf Evergreen

Nandina - Gulfstream

Nandina - Gulfstream 3-4 ft Sun - Part Shade   Red/Green/Yellow No Broadleaf Evergreen
Nandina - Moyer's Red Nandina - Moyer's Red 5-6 ft Sun - Part Shade   Red/Green No Broadleaf Evergreen
Azalea - Pearl Bradford Azalea - Pearl Bradford 1-2 ft Part - Full Shade Rose Pink flowers late spring. Perfect next to buildings since they thrive in shade. Also does well in pots and is an elegant path edging. Green w/ Pink Flowers No Broadleaf Evergreen

Pieris Prelude

Pieris Prelude 2-3 ft Sun - Part Shade   Green w/ White Flowers Yes Broadleaf Evergreen

Dwarf Escallonia

Dwarf Escallonia 2-3 ft Full - Part Sun   Green w/ Red Flowers Yes Broadleaf Evergreen

Azalea - Hino Crimson

Azalea - Hino Crimson 2-3 ft Part - Full Shade Bright crimson flowers early spring. Perfect next to buildings since they thrive in shade. Also does well in pots and is an elegant path edging. Green w/ Red Flowers No Broadleaf Evergreen
Azalea - Pink Rosebud Azalea - Pink Rosebud 2-3 ft Part - Full Shade Pink flowers mid spring. Perfect next to buildings since they thrive in shade. Also does well in pots and is an elegant path edging. Green w/ Pink Flowers No Broadleaf Evergreen
Azalea - Caroline Gable Azalea - Caroline Gable 2-3 ft Part - Full Shade Rose Red flowers late spring. Perfect next to buildings since they thrive in shade. Also does well in pots and is an elegant path edging. Green w/ Red Flowers No Broadleaf Evergreen

Euonymus - Emerald & Gold

Euonymus - Emerald & Gold 2-3 ft Sun - Part Shade house foundation plant that stands out well against junipers and green conifers. Yellow Yes Broadleaf Evergreen
Azalea - White Lorna Azalea - White Lorna 2-3 ft Part - Full Shade White flowers mid spring. Perfect next to buildings since they thrive in shade. Also does well in pots and is an elegant path edging. Green w/ White Flowers No Broadleaf Evergreen

Azalea - Girard's Fuchsia

Azalea - Girard's Fuchsia 2-3 ft Part - Full Shade Bright Fuscia flowers mid spring. Perfect next to buildings since they thrive in shade. Also does well in pots and is an elegant path edging. Green w/ Pink Flowers No Broadleaf Evergreen

Euonymus - jap. aureo marginata

Euonymus - Jap. Aureo Marginata 5-6 ft Sun - Part Shade house foundation plant that stands out well against junipers and green conifers. Yellow/Green No Broadleaf Evergreen
Sundance Mexican Orange Sundance Mexican Orange 5-6 ft Sun - Part Shade Yellow-green foliage has a glossy texture giving a pleasant contrast alongside other shrubs. Yellow w/ White Flowers Yes Broadleaf Evergreen
Rhody - Grace Seabrook Rhody - Grace Seabrook 5-6 ft Part - Full Shade Mass together for a privacy screen or boundry marker. Great in shade of buildings or large trees. Green w/ Red Flowers Yes Broadleaf Evergreen

Teddy (thuja occ)

Teddy (Thuja occ) 1-2 ft Sun - Part Shade   Yellow/Green No Conifers

Blue Star Juniper

Blue Star Juniper 2-3 ft Full Sun Beautiful backdrop for flowering perennials. Can be used in house foundation plantings. Blue Yes Conifers

Gold Mop Cypress

Gold Mop Cypress 2-3 ft Full Sun Fit for house foundation, terrace edgings, shrub borders and rock gardens. Yellow Yes Conifers
Plumosa nana varig. (cham pisif) Plumosa nana varig. (cham pisif) 1-2 ft Full Sun Fit for house foundation, terrace edgings, shrub borders and rock gardens. Yellow/Green Yes Conifers
Tsukumo (cham pisif) Tsukumo (cham pisif) 1-2 ft Sun - Part Shade Fit for house foundation, terrace edgings, shrub borders and rock gardens. Green Yes Conifers

Dwarf Hinoki (cham obt nana)

Dwarf Hinoki (cham obt nana) 2-3 ft Full Sun Use pairs of Dwarf Hinoki Cypress in symmetrical planting near house foundations. Green Yes Conifers
Vilmoriniana (crypt jap) Vilmoriniana (crypt jap) 2-3 ft Full Sun   Purple No Conifers
Mariesii (cham obt) Mariesii (cham obt) 2-3 ft Full Sun Fit for house foundation, terrace edgings, shrub borders and rock gardens. Green/White Yes Conifers
Waconda Dwarf Alberta Spruce Waconda Dwarf Alberta Spruce 3-5 ft Full Sun Great specimen plant to grow by itself in lawn or garden for an ornamental effect. Green Yes Conifers

Heatherbun (cham thy)

Heatherbun (cham thy) 3-4 ft Full Sun Fit for house foundation, terrace edgings, shrub borders and rock gardens. Brown Yes Conifers
Curly Top (cham pisif) Curly Top (cham pisif) 4-5 ft Full Sun Fit for house foundation, terrace edgings, shrub borders and rock gardens. Blue Yes Conifers
Rhinegold Arborvitae Rheingold Arborvitae 3-4 ft Sun - Part Shade Stunning when grouped agains deep green shrub backdrop. Yellow No Conifers

Kosteri (cham obt)

Kosteri (cham obt) 4-5 ft Sun - Part Shade Beautiful specimen, landscape focal point plant. Green Yes Conifers
Red Star (cham thy) Red Star (cham thy) 4-6 ft Sun - Part Shade   Purple Yes Conifers
Poodled Shore Pine Poodled Shore Pine 2-3 ft Full Sun   Green Yes Conifers

Blue Fescue

Blue fescue 1 ft Sun - Part Shade Good choice for edgings or rocky spots. Goes well with other grasses, alone, or amoung shrubs and other perennials. Blue Yes Grasses

Black Mondo Grass

Black Mondo Grass 1 ft Sun - Part Shade Goes well with other grasses, alone, or amoung shrubs and other perennials. Black Yes Grasses

Acorus Ogon

Acorus Ogon 1 ft Sun - Part Shade Goes well with other grasses, alone, or amoung shrubs and other perennials. Yellow Yes Grasses

Carex morroweii

Carex morroweii 1-2 ft Sun - Part Shade Natural choice for edging or groundcover use. Goes well with other grasses, alone, or amoung shrubs and other perennials. Yellow Yes Grasses
Carex Toffee Twist Carex Toffee Twist 1-2 ft Sun - Part Shade Natural choice for edging or groundcover use. Goes well with other grasses, alone, or amoung shrubs and other perennials. Brown Yes Grasses
Japanese Blood Grass Japanese Blood Grass 1-2 ft Sun - Part Shade Goes well with other grasses, alone, or amoung shrubs and other perennials. Red Yes Grasses

Carex Buchananii (leatherleaf sedge)

Carex buchananii (leatherleaf sedge) 1-2 ft Sun - Part Shade Natural choice for edging or groundcover use. Goes well with other grasses, alone, or amoung shrubs and other perennials. Brown Yes Grasses

Hardy Iceplant (delosperma cooperi)

Hardy Iceplant (delosperma cooperi) 1ft Sun - Part Shade Groundcover with bright green foliage and bright flowers. Great in planters. Green w/ Purple Flowers Yes Groundcovers
Ajuga Black Scallop Ajuga Black Scallop 1 ft Part Shade Covers ground quickly forming thick, tidy carpet. Impactful planted under azaleas and in containers. Black w/ Blue Flowers Yes Groundcovers

Icee Blue Juniper

Icee Blue Juniper 4-6 ft Full Sun Beautiful backdrop for flowering perennials. Can be used in house foundation plantings. Blue Yes Groundcovers

Heather - Adrienne Duncan

Heather - Adrienne Duncan 1 ft Sun - Part Shade   Green w/ Purple Flowers Yes Heathers
Heather - Dark Beauty Heather - Dark Beauty 1 ft Sun - Part Shade   Green w/ Red Flowers Yes Heathers

Heather - December Red

Heather - December Red 1 ft Sun - Part Shade   Green w/ Pink Flowers Yes Heathers

Heather - Myreton Ruby

Heather - Myreton Ruby 1 ft Sun - Part Shade   Green w/ Purple Flowers Yes Heathers

Heather - Wickwar Flame

Heather - Wickwar Flame 1-2 ft Sun - Part Shade   Red/Yellow w/ Pink Flowers Yes Heathers
Heather - Darkness Heather - Darkness 1-2 ft Sun - Part Shade   Green w/ Red Flowers Yes Heathers

Heather - Valerie Griffiths

Heather - Valerie Griffiths 1-2 ft Sun - Part Shade   Yellow w/ Pink Flowers Yes Heathers

Heather - Kramer's Red

Heather - Kramer's Red 1-2 ft Sun - Part Shade   Green w/ Pink Flowers Yes Heathers
Heather - Mrs. DF Maxwell Heather - Mrs. DF Maxwell 1-2 ft Sun - Part Shade   Green w/ Pink Flowers Yes Heathers
Heuchera - Licorice Heuchera - Licorice 1-2 ft Part Shade   Black w/ White Flowers Yes Perennials Evergreen

Heuchera - Crème Brulee

Heuchera - Crème Brulee 1-2 ft Part Shade   Red/Orange w/ Yellow Flowers Yes Perennials Evergreen

Heuchera - Amethyst Myst

Heuchera - Amethyst Myst 1-2 ft Part Shade   Red w/ Pink Flowers Yes Perennials Evergreen
Miniature Hinoki - Hage Miniature Hinoki - Hage 1-2 ft Sun - Part Shade   Green No Perennials Evergreen

Sky Pencil Holly

Sky Pencil Holly 5-6 ft Sun - Part Shade   Green No Perennials Evergreen

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