(Aesculus octandra) Small to medium sized tree with numerous creamy yellow flowers in spring.
Showy understory shrub with attractive crimson flowers in the early spring.
Showy understory shrub with attractive yellow flowers in the early spring.
A small tree or shrub with a narrow, round crown and white elongate petals at the branch tip.
Large shrub, simple serrate leaf; pinkish to white flowers, black drupe.
Attractive deep pink flowers, opposite leaves.
Upland herbaceous plant with bright orange flowers.
Quick growing bushy herbaceous plant with attractive white blossoms held on tall spires.
Low deciduous shrub with dark glossy leaves and bright white flower clusters.
Shrub-tree, white globe-shaped flowers, red foliage and seed heads in fall. High salt tolerance.
Early flowering small tree bearing pink to purple flowers on both the stems and trunk "cauliflory".
Wetland and riparian herb with white flowers borne on stout stems.
Showy native shrub with fragrant early flowers borne on drooping axillary panicles.
Mountain sweet pepperbush is a small, deciduous tree or shrub that is native to eastern North America and is found in the mountains of NC. As the tree ages, the outer bark exfoliates to reveal a cinnamon color.
Shrub or small tree with spikes of fragrant white flowers.
Commonly called mistflower, this fall-blooming herbaceous perennial is native to the Eastern United States.
A herbaceous perennial plant that grows in small clumps with deeply cut leaves and yellow flower heads.
A stalkless perennial flowering plant with wide, yellow flowers, and leaves divided into three lobes at base.
Spreading, deciduous shrub; inflorescence a cyme of small white flowers; blue fruits.
Small deciduous tree with showy white bracts in April-May.
Tall showy inflorescence with purple ray flowers and yellow disc flowers.
Tardily deciduous shrub with delicate bell shape flowers on racemes.
Tall robust herb with white flowers.
A white flowering perennial native to much of the East Coast and tolerant of a variety of soils.
Eutrochium dubium, or Coastal plain joe-pye weed, is an herbaceous flowering perennial in the Asteraceae (daisy) family and is native to the eastern coastal plains and wetlands of North America.
Tall robust herb with large heads of small purple flowers.
Showy maroon and gold flower on small branching stems. Tolerates dry soils and varied conditions.
Small deciduous tree, early spring flowers; deeply veined serrate leaves.
Medium to tall bushy herbaceous perennial; numerous yellow flowers from July to frost.
Showy large red flower on large perennial plant. Low salt tolerance.
Showy red, white, or pink flowers; can tolerate dry periods. Low salt tolerance.
Small dense shrub or woody perennial with numerous showy yellow flowers.
Broad-leaved deciduous shrub; tolerates full shade; orange/red berries. Low salt tolerance.
Evergreen rhizomatous shrub with black drupes. Low salt tolerance.
Medium sized broadleaf evergreen tree with numerous bright red drupes. Medium salt tolerance.
Multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with brilliant red drupes persisting into midwinter.
Broadleaf evergreen shrub or small tree with red berries remaining until late winter.
Shrub with white bell-shaped flowers in dense drooping racemes.
Tall woody perennial, showy pink flowers, tolerates dryer soils.
Coastal doghobble is an evergreen shrub that grows in moist, acidic places.
Flowering herb with showy racemes of pink flowers. High salt tolerance.
Very large deciduous tree with uniquely shaped four lobed simple leaves and large showy flowers. Often a pioneer of unused fields and roadsides.
Tall leafy herb, showy red flower spikes; attracts butterflies, hummingbirds. Low salt tolerance.
Similar to L. cardinalis but with blue flowers.
The native Southern crab apple is a shrub or small tree, 20 to 30 feet in height.
A showy pinkish flowering plant with aromatic leaves and hollow, greenish-purple stems.
Aquatic herb with round floating leaves and attractive yellow flowers.
Rooted aquatic with floating leaves, green above and purplish beneath. Flowers are showy white with yellow stamens.
Deciduous tree with broad, simple leaves; fruits are dark blue drupes. Low salt tolerance.
Small tree or large shrub, with cream white flowers borne in terminal panicles in June-July. Brilliant red foliage in early autumn.
Semi evergreen ground cover appropriate for moist, shady locations. Will freely self-seed to form showy colonies.
Showy deciduous shrub with beautiful clusters of bell shaped flowers and characteristic peeling bark.
Showy native flowering perennial with long upright racemes bearing pink flowers. The stem has a characteristic ability to remain bent when moved.
Robust, succulent herb with spikes of attractive purple flowers, lobed leaves.
A large deciduous tree often a pioneer of unused fields and fence lines with numerous white flowers in spring followed by dark fruits.
Erect, hairy, clump forming coneflower with fernlike leaves and maroon and gold blossoms. Low salt tolerance.
Tall upright coneflower with drooping yellow blossoms.
Rhododendron periclymenoides, commonly called pinxterbloom azalea, is a deciduous shrub that is native to moist woods, swamp margins, and open areas.
Rambling rose with delicate pink flowers June through October.
Long blooming flowering perennial with dark green leaves and bright yellow blossoms.
Native in mountains, piedmont, and coastal plain.
Medium to large deciduous shrub with large umbels of white flowers and conspicuous purple to black fruits.
Small to medium sized deciduous tree with three distinct leaf patterns. All parts of the tree are fragrant and it bears blue-black drupes in the late summer.
Heart shaped leaves and interesting recumbent flower spikes. Low salt tolerance.
This is a medium to large deciduous tree, typically growing to 50-70’. When a tree is in full bloom, bees often visit in such abundant numbers that humming can be heard many feet from the tree.
A warm season grass well adapted to drought with red purple spikelets on drooping panicles.