LanArc: A Total Landscape Company
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PO Box 90877
Raleigh, NC 27675
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Physical Address:
3507 Carpenter Pond Rd.
Durham, NC 27703

Botanical Name     Common Name
A B C D E F-G H I J-L M-O P Q R S T U-Z ALL
Abelia chinensis ''Rose Creek''

Abelia chinensis ''Rose Creek''

Common Name: Rose Creek Abelia
Medium growing mounding deciduous shrub with white flowers. Handles pruning well and can handle adverse conditions....

Abelia x ''Mardi Gras''

Abelia x ''Mardi Gras''

Common Name: Mardi Gras Abelia
Light green foliage with white edge. White summer flowers with a touch of pink on this smaller variety of ableia....

Abelia x grandiflora 'Little Richard'

Abelia x grandiflora 'Little Richard'

Common Name: Little Richard Abelia
Mounding deciduous shrub with white flowers in the summer. Other varieties are available with different color blooms and in different sizes....

Acer rubrum ''October Glory''

Acer rubrum ''October Glory''

Common Name: October Glory Red Maple
A rapid growing deciduous tree that is known for its bright fall colors of orange and red...

Acer rubrum ''Red Sunset''

Acer rubrum ''Red Sunset''

Common Name: Red Sunset Maple
A rapid growing pyramidal deciduous tree that has bright red fall color....

Acer saccharinum 'Green Mountain'

Acer saccharinum 'Green Mountain'

Common Name: Green Mountain Sugar Maple
A very quick growing shade tree that has a wide spread to it. Produces an orange/red fall color....

Aucuba japonica ''Variegata''

Aucuba japonica ''Variegata''

Common Name: Variegated Aucuba
A good shrub for shade that has colorful yellow and green foliage. It produces red berries following a small bloom....

Aucuba japonica ''Picturata''

Aucuba japonica ''Picturata''

Common Name: Varigated Aucuba Picturata
Yellow centers on a green margin leaf set this Aucuba apart from the others. Foliage is very striking on this slow growing shade loving shrub....

Berberis julianae ''

Berberis julianae ''

Common Name: Wintergreen Barberry
A good evergreen for screening, especially when access needs to be discouraged due to the thorns. Yellow flowers in March with black/blue berries in the fall....

Berberis Thunbergerii ''Atropurpurea''

Berberis Thunbergerii ''Atropurpurea''

Common Name: Red Japanese Barberry
Growth habit is upright and oval. Thorny branches with small oval red foliage that turns orange/red in the fall....

Berberis Thunbergerii ''Rosy Glow''

Berberis Thunbergerii ''Rosy Glow''

Common Name: Rosy Glow Barberry
Upright vase shaped growth habit and the deciduous foliage has red and pink variegation before turning yellow/orange in the fall. Just beware of the thorns....

Betula nigra ''Heritage''

Betula nigra ''Heritage''

Common Name: Heritage River Birch
A fast growing multi-trunk tree known for its bright yellow fall color. Also known for its peeling bark that comes with age....

Bignonia capreoleta ''Tangerine Beauty''

Bignonia capreoleta ''Tangerine Beauty''

Common Name: Crossvine
Native evergreen vine with tangerine trumpet colored flowers...

Buddleia davidii ''Pink Delight''

Buddleia davidii ''Pink Delight''

Common Name: Butterfly Bush
An easy to grow plant that comes in a variety of colors from white, pink, blue and deep purple. They are best cut back during the dormant months to a height of about 2' so that the branches produce more blooms....

Callicarpa dichotoma ''Issai''

Callicarpa dichotoma ''Issai''

Common Name: Beautyberry
This deciduous shrubs is known for the berries that develop on its branches in the fall and put on a great show during the winter. Different species grow to different heights and are known by the variance in the color of the purple berries...

Camellia sasanqua ''

Camellia sasanqua ''

Common Name: Fall blooming Camellia
Dark green foliage that is fairly dense on a good evergreen large shrub. Bloom colors and types vary by the variety and the plant can also be pruned as needed. Somewhat more cold hardy than Camellia japonica and the blooms usually occur before cold weather can damage them....

Cedrus deodora ''

Cedrus deodora ''

Common Name: Deodora Cedar
A good large evergreen with light blue/green needles that have a pedulous branching habit. Needs a lot of space to mature gracefully...

Cercis canadensis ''

Cercis canadensis ''

Common Name: Redbud
Medium growing, deciduous ornamental tree known for its purplish-pink flowers in the early spring....

Cercis canadensis ''Forest Pansy''

Cercis canadensis ''Forest Pansy''

Common Name: Forest Pansy Redbud
Early spring lilac pink flowers emerge before the burgandy colored foliage. Leaf clor changes to a burgandy-green mix for the summer months....

Chaenomeles japonica ''Texas Scarlet''

Chaenomeles japonica ''Texas Scarlet''

Common Name: Quince
There are a lot of different varieties of the quince available. The old parent plant has a pink/red bloom while some of the newer varieties have shades from white, peach and red....

Chamaecyparis obtusa ''Crippsii'

Chamaecyparis obtusa ''Crippsii'

Common Name: Crippsii false Cypress
Broad pyramidal conifer with branches of rich golden yellow....

Chamaecyparis pisifera '

Chamaecyparis pisifera '"Gold Mops''

Common Name: Gold Mop Cypress
Golden stringy branchlets droop to the ground to form a compact pyramidal mound....

Chionanthus retusus ''

Chionanthus retusus ''

Common Name: Chinese Fringetree
Lustrous dark green rounded foliage wiith 3" to 4" panicles of white flowers in May and June....

Clematis armandii ''Snowdrift''

Clematis armandii ''Snowdrift''

Common Name: Evergreen Clematis
Evergreen vine with glossy leathery foliage with pure white waxy flowers in early to mid spring...

Clethra alnifolia ''Hummingbird''

Clethra alnifolia ''Hummingbird''

Common Name:
Late to leaf out in spring with dark green foliage. This is a dwarf with fragrant white flowers spikes in late spring....

Cleyera japonica ''

Cleyera japonica ''

Common Name: Cleyera
A good upright grower than can be used for screening in partial shade. Leaves are somewhat similar to privet and can handle pruning well....

Cornus florida ''

Cornus florida ''

Common Name: Dogwood
Early flowering understory tree with four large white bracts surrounding a small cluster of greenish flowers. It is the North Carolina state flower. Foliage turns bright red in the fall....

Cornus florida ''Chrokee Brave''

Cornus florida ''Chrokee Brave''

Common Name: Cherokee Brave Dogwood
Vigorous grower with reddish/pink flowers and a white center....

Cornus florida ''Cherokee Princess''

Cornus florida ''Cherokee Princess''

Common Name: Cherokee Princess dogwood
Large white blooms to 5" across make this species unique....

Cornus florida 'var. rubra'

Cornus florida 'var. rubra'

Common Name: Pink Dogwood
Bloom petals are pink on the outer part and white towrds the center on 3" blooms. Red fall color....

Cornus kousa ''

Cornus kousa ''

Common Name: Chinese Dogwood
White flowers on this species taper to a point and bloom later than the native dogwood for our area....

Cornus sericea ''

Cornus sericea ''

Common Name: Redtwig Dogwood
Known for its bright red branches throughout the winter that stand out against an evergreen backdrop. Leaves turn pruple/red in the fall and has white flowers in the late spring....

Cortaderia selloana ''

Cortaderia selloana ''

Common Name: Pampas Grass
One of the most common of the ornamental grasses and is known for the bright white plumes that can be 8' tall in late summer....

Corylus avellana ''Contorta''

Corylus avellana ''Contorta''

Common Name: Harry Lauders Walking Stick
Stems and leaves are twisted and contorted. Great for winter interest....

Cottoneaster dammeri ''Coral Beauty''

Cottoneaster dammeri ''Coral Beauty''

Common Name: Coral Beauty Cottoneaster
A good fast growing evergreen shrub or groundcover that produces clusters of white blooms in early spring followed by red berries. Can be used in a variety of applications from slopes or as a groundcover....

Cryptomeria japonica ''Yoshino''

Cryptomeria japonica ''Yoshino''

Common Name: Yoshino Cryptomeria
A fast growing upright evergreen tree that is great for screening if you have the room. A lime green foliage color that can be combined with other evergreens to avoid the uniform looking screen....

Cupressus arizonica ''

Cupressus arizonica ''

Common Name: Arizona Cypress
Upright pyramidal habit with blue green needle foliage...

Daphne odora ''Aureomarginata''

Daphne odora ''Aureomarginata''

Common Name: Variegated Winter Daphne
Slow growing mounding shrub with dark green foliage and light yellow trim to the edge. Rose purple buds open to creamy fragrant flowers in late winter and last several weeks....

Euonymous alatus ''Compacta''

Euonymous alatus ''Compacta''

Common Name: Dwf. Burning Bush
A heat tolerant deciduous shrub whose foliage turns bright red in the fall. So hardy that the highway department uses it along the interstates throughout the Triangle....

Forsythia intermedia ''Lynwood Gold''

Forsythia intermedia ''Lynwood Gold''

Common Name: Forsythia
One of the first plants to bloom in the spring with its bright yellow flowers - has also been known to bloom when there is snow on the ground. This plant has been around for years and is known for its hardiness. Best left un-pruned for the arching brnaches to develop....

Gardenia jasminoides 'August Beauty'

Gardenia jasminoides 'August Beauty'

Common Name: Gardenia
Known for its fragrant white summer blooms, lots of varieties of this plant have been developed from groundcovers, to small/medium shrubs. The plants are now even available as small patio trees....

Gelsemium sempervirens ''

Gelsemium sempervirens ''

Common Name: Carolina Jasmine
Semi-evergreen vine with bright yellow flowers in late winter and early spring....

Hamamelis x intermedia ''Arnolds Promise''

Hamamelis x intermedia ''Arnolds Promise''

Common Name: Witchhazel Arnolds Promise
Upright spreading habit with strap like blooms from January to March. This variety has bright yellow blooms in February....

Hydrangea macrophylla ''Nikko Blue''

Hydrangea macrophylla ''Nikko Blue''

Common Name: Nikko Blue Hydrangea
One of the most popopular of the many types of hydrangea that are available. Large bright blue flowers that can offen weigh down the branches in the late spring....

Ilex Cornuta 'Burfordii nana'

Ilex Cornuta 'Burfordii nana'

Common Name: Dwarf Burford Holly
An easy to grow evergreen that handles pruning well. Produces a good quantity of red berries for winter color. It can be used for foundation planting or in mass in a large plant bed....

Ilex cornuta ''Carissa''

Ilex cornuta ''Carissa''

Common Name: Carissa Holly
A good solid evergreen that takes pruning well. Leaves are larger than that of other hollies but does not produce berries....

Ilex crenata ''Compacta''

Ilex crenata ''Compacta''

Common Name: Dwf. Japanese Holly
One of the hardiest and most frequently used shrubs around the Triangle. The smaller leaves helps it handle pruning well and can be shaped as needed....

Ilex crenata ''Helleri''

Ilex crenata ''Helleri''

Common Name: Helleri Holly
A good dwarf Japanese holly. The smaller leaves also makes it easy to prune in the shape needed....

Ilex crenata ''Sky Pencil''

Ilex crenata ''Sky Pencil''

Common Name: Sky Pencil Holly
A good accent or highlight plant when you need a strong vertical emphasis. Since it is so narrow it can be used in a variety of applications and handles pruning well....

Jasminum nudiflorum ''

Jasminum nudiflorum ''

Common Name: Winter Jasmine
A low spreading, pendulous, deciduous shrub with yellow flowers during December and January....

Juniperus chinensis ''Sea Green''

Juniperus chinensis ''Sea Green''

Common Name: Sea Green Juniper
A vase like growth habit that makes this juniper somewhat unique. Planted in mass it adds a dark green appearance to the landscape....

Juniperus chinensis ''Gold Coast''

Juniperus chinensis ''Gold Coast''

Common Name: Gold Coast Juniper
Golden color on the foliage that is retained through the winter. Likes full sun for best color....

Juniperus chinensis ''Pfitzeriana compacta''

Juniperus chinensis ''Pfitzeriana compacta''

Common Name: Nicks Compact Juniper
A good easy to grow juniper that has lighter green foliage. Can tolerate partial to full sun and is drought tolerant....

Juniperus conferta ''Blue Pacific''

Juniperus conferta ''Blue Pacific''

Common Name: Blue Pacific Juniper
A good medium growing evergreen that makes a great groundcover for slopes or to cascade over a wall....

Juniperus squamata expansa ''Parsonii''

Juniperus squamata expansa ''Parsonii''

Common Name: Parsons Juniper
A good all around juniper that can be used to cover large areas and slopes. Can take the full sun and is drought tolerant once established....

Lagerstroemia indica ''Catawba''

Lagerstroemia indica ''Catawba''

Common Name: Catawba Crepe Myrtle
Upright growth habit on this smaller crepe myrtle that has purple blooms....

Lagerstroemia indica ''Dynamite''

Lagerstroemia indica ''Dynamite''

Common Name: Dynamite Crepe Myrtle
Vigorous upright grower with cherry red blooms thorughout the summer....

Lagerstroemia indica ''Muskogee''

Lagerstroemia indica ''Muskogee''

Common Name: Muskogee Crepe Myrtle
Upright grower that produces light lavender blooms in the summer and red and yellow fall foliage....

Lagerstroemia indica ''Natchez''

Lagerstroemia indica ''Natchez''

Common Name: Natchez Crepe Myrtle
A good upright white blooming crepe myrtle that is resistant to mildew....

Lagerstroemia indica ''Tuscarora''

Lagerstroemia indica ''Tuscarora''

Common Name: Tuscarora Crepe Myrtle
A coral pink bloom on this tree that develops a round crown. It is also one of the mildew resistant varieties....

Ligustrum lucidum ''

Ligustrum lucidum ''

Common Name: Glossy Privet
A fast growing evergreen shrub/small tree that can be easily pruned to the desired shape. White blooms in the summer show up well against the dark green foliage....

Ligustrum sinensis ''Variegata''

Ligustrum sinensis ''Variegata''

Common Name: Variegated Privet
Small leafed deciduous privet that has a creamy variegation to it. Can be pruned as need and also blooms in summer with white flowers on racemes that extend above the foliage....

Loropetalum chinensis 'ruby'

Loropetalum chinensis 'ruby'

Common Name: Ruby Loropetalum
A mounding evergreen shrub that has dark red/burgandy foliage with pink flowers in early spring...

Magnolia grandiflora 'Little Gem'

Magnolia grandiflora 'Little Gem'

Common Name: Little Gem Magnolia
Leaves are smaller than the species with brown backs. Blooms at an early age with creamy white fragrant blooms....

Magnolia grandiflora ''Alta''

Magnolia grandiflora ''Alta''

Common Name: Alta Magnolia
Small narrow evergreen foliage with a brown back on a narrow pyramidal grower....

Magnolia stellata ''

Magnolia stellata ''

Common Name: Star Magnolia
A deciduous magnolia that blooms before the foliage comes out in the spring with white start shaped blooms. Blooms pods can be damaged by late frost/freeze....

Magnolia virginiana ''

Magnolia virginiana ''

Common Name: Sweetbay Magnolia
An evergreen magnolia with light green foliage that has pink buds that lead to white blooms in March....

Magnolia x 'Jane'

Magnolia x 'Jane'

Common Name: Jane Magnolia
One of many varieties of deciduous magnolias with purple and white buds that open to large blooms of the same color mix in early spring. The varieties vary by the amount of purple in the bloom....

Muhlenbergia capillaris ''

Muhlenbergia capillaris ''

Common Name: Pink Muhly Grass
Thin bladed blue-green foliage that is followed by wispy pink blooms in late summer through fall. Great used in masses in front of evergreens....

Myrica cerifera ''

Myrica cerifera ''

Common Name: Wax Myrtle
A good evergreen plant that can be used as a pruned hedge or a small evergreen tree. Very easy to grow and tolerates pruning well. The foliage has a nice fragrance to it and small blue berries in the spring....

Nandina domestica ''

Nandina domestica ''

Common Name: Nandina
A good shrub that can provide year round appeal. Narrow light green foliage contrasts with darker green evergreen shrubs. White flowers appear in early spring and are followed by red berries in the fall and winter....

Nandina domestica ''Firepower''

Nandina domestica ''Firepower''

Common Name: Firepower Dwarf Nandina
Mostly green foliage throughout the year but turns bright red in the fall through the winter. A great dwarf shrub to use in front of dark green evergreens....

Nandina domestica ''Gulf Stream''

Nandina domestica ''Gulf Stream''

Common Name: Gulf Stream Dwf. Nandina
Slower growing upright evergreen with creamy flowers in the spring with red berry clusters in the fall. Foliage can have light and dark green at the same time with a touch of red....

Pinus taeda ''

Pinus taeda ''

Common Name: Loblolly Pine
The native tree that we all see in the Triangle. A good naturalizing tree that is easy to grow....

Pinus thunbergii ''

Pinus thunbergii ''

Common Name: Japanese Black Pine
Darker green needles on this pine that grows somewhat irregular....

Pinus virginiana ''

Pinus virginiana ''

Common Name: Virginia Pine
Somewhat of an irregular growth habit which leads to the wide variety of its height and spread. A good solid evergreen that can be used for a lighter screen....

Prunus okame ''

Prunus okame ''

Common Name: Okame Cherry
Medium growing deciduous tree that has pink and white flower buds in early spring opening to a carmine pink bloom....

Prunus serrulata ''Kwanzan''

Prunus serrulata ''Kwanzan''

Common Name: Kwanzan Cherry
A vase like growth habit for this deciuous tree that produces pink pompom blooms in the early spring...

Prunus subhirtella ''Autumnalis''

Prunus subhirtella ''Autumnalis''

Common Name: Autumn Flowering Cherry
One of the few fall blooming trees that can tolerate a wide variety of conditions once established. Light pink blooms sporadically throughout the fall....

Prunus subhirtella ''Pendula''

Prunus subhirtella ''Pendula''

Common Name: Weeping Cherry
A true weeping cherry that adds great interest to the landscape, especially as it ages. Soft pink blooms cover the branches in early spring....

Prunus yedoensis ''Yoshino''

Prunus yedoensis ''Yoshino''

Common Name: Yoshino Cherry
A rapid growing vase-shaped deciduous tree with light pink single blooms. This is the cherry that you see in Washington DC...

Quercus phellos ''

Quercus phellos ''

Common Name: Willow Oak
Medium growing deciduous tree that likes full sun. Yellow fall foliage....

Quercus texana ''Nutalli''

Quercus texana ''Nutalli''

Common Name: Nutall Oak
Medium growing deciduous tree with yellow/orange fall leaf color....

Raphiolepsis indica ''Eleanor Tabor''

Raphiolepsis indica ''Eleanor Tabor''

Common Name: Eleanor Tabor Indian Hawthorn
A good mounding shrub that is easy to care for. Blooms cover the plant in early to mid spring and the 'Snow White' variety blooms white....

Rhododendron x ''Conlep' Autumn Twist'

Rhododendron x ''Conlep' Autumn Twist'

Common Name: Autumn Twist Encore Azaela
3" single white flowers with a purplr stripe and sometimes solid purple blooms. As with all azaleas, good drainage and part sun is the best location. repeat bloms in late summer and fall....

Rhododendron x ''Conlep Sangria''

Rhododendron x ''Conlep Sangria''

Common Name: Azalea Encore Sangria
An upright grower with rose-pink flowers that are 3.5" across. Needs good drainage and prefers partial sun....

Rhododenron x ''Conlep Embers''

Rhododenron x ''Conlep Embers''

Common Name: Embers Encore Azalea
2.5" wide semi-double orange-pink flowers that will repeat bloom in the late summer and fall. As with all azaleas they need protection from the afternoon sun and good drainage....

Salix babylonica ''

Salix babylonica ''

Common Name: Weeping Willow
Graceful weeping habit with narrow leaves. Somewhat of a weak branching habit that can produce a lot of small branch debris after storm. Great for moist areas....

Salix x ''Scarlet Curls''

Salix x ''Scarlet Curls''

Common Name: Scarlet Curls Willow
Stems are twisted and leaves are slightly curled. New stems are scarlet red in the winter....

Spiraea bumalda ''Gold Mound''

Spiraea bumalda ''Gold Mound''

Common Name: Gold Mound Spirea
A spreading deciduous shrub with gold foliage and pink flowers...

Taxodium distichum ''

Taxodium distichum ''

Common Name: Bald Cypress
Native pyramidal tree that does well in wet environments. Sometimes will grow knees from the roots that protrude upwards....

Thuja occidentalis ''Smaragd''

Thuja occidentalis ''Smaragd''

Common Name: Emerald Green Arborvitae
Moderate growth rate for a good screen in limited areas. Great for residential use....

Thuja x ''Green Giant''

Thuja x ''Green Giant''

Common Name: Green Giant Arborvitae
Pyramidal evergreen that is great for screening with its bright green foliage....

Viburnum tinus ''Spring Bouquet''

Viburnum tinus ''Spring Bouquet''

Common Name: Spring Bouquet Viburnum
A good and somewhat under-used plant in the landscape. More of an upright grower with glossy green foliage. It sets its pinkish bloom pods in late winter that open white in early spring. Tends to like partial sun rather than full sun...
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