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Paliurus spina-christi
Common Name: Christ Thorn

Christ Thorn is a broad, thorny, deciduous shrub with small yellowish-green flowers in the axils of the small shiny leaves.  Fruits are a small flattened woody disc shaped like a Cardinal's hat.  This shrub with...


Parottia persica
Common Name: Persian Parottia

Persian Parrotia is a small to medium sized deciduous tree related to Witchhazel.  It is valued for its form, rich fall color, and attractive exfoliating bark. Dirr, Manual of Woody Landscape Plants says:  "outstanding orna...


Passiflora incarnata
Common Name: Maypop
The Maypop is a perennial vine with three lobed leaves and very showy intricate blue flowers about three inches across. It climbs by tendrils or sprawls on the ground. Not uncommon in fields and woods edges of the southern United States. Lime-sized ...

Passiflora incarnata x cincinnata 'Incense'
Common Name: Passionflower 'Incense' Hybrid

'Incense' Passionflower is a perennial climbing vine with three lobed leaves and very large and showy purple flowers over a long period in warm weather. It is a hybrid between our native Passiflora incarnata and the South American


Patrinia scabiosifolia 'Nagoya'
Common Name: Yellow Patrinia Cultivar

This yellow-flowered Japanese native is a tough perennial with oval rough leaves. The small flowers are persistent and held in inflorescenses above the foliage. It is good for cutting and a good perennial for sunny irrigated beds and borders ...


Pavonia cymbalaria
Common Name: Argentine Mallow
This little Hibiscus relative is a low, spreading, gray-leafed shrub with pink, dark-centered 2.5 inch mallow flowers most of summer. This Woodlanders introduction is from a collection we made in the Sierra De La Ventana Mountains in Argentina. Plan...

Pavonia hastata
Common Name: Argentine Mallow

This shrub native to Argentina is a rather open growing semi-evergreen plant with narrow hastate leaves 2 to 3 inches long. Trimming or shearing will result in a more compact plant. Early blooms are cleistogamous ie. forming seed without opening b...


Pavonia lasiopetala
Common Name: Wright Pavonia

Short-lived shrub best suited to sunny perennial border with well-drained soil and minimal competiton.  The rose-pink hibiscus-like flowers open in mornings all summer.  It has velvety, dark green leaves and may re-seed in the garde...


Penstemon digitalis 'Husker Red'
Common Name: Smooth Penstemon Cultivar

Penstemon digitalis is a fine perennial native the eastern United States. It has tubular white flowers on a panicle held above the leaves in early to mid-summer. 'Husker Red' is a selection developed at the University of Nebraska. It is s...


Penstemon dissectus
Common Name: Beard Tongue, Cleftleaf

This rare Penstemon is a very attractive perennial with deeply-cut fern-like leaves and tall spikes of pink flowers. Occurs in sunny situations on shallow soil over rock but often with water seepage. Does well in ordinary garden soil. Native to li...


Penstemon smallii
Common Name: Small's Penstemon

This fine garden perennial is nativee to the southern Appalachians where it grows in woods edges and sunny to semi-shady spots on rocky slopes.  It has showy pink to magenta tubular flowers, is easy to grow, and while relatively sho...


Phellodendron amurense
Common Name: Amur Corktree

The Amur Corktree is a medium sized deciduous shade tree with pinnate compound leaves that are shiny deep green in summer and yellow in fall.  Old trees have very interesting and attractive corky bark.  Adaptable to various soils an...


Phlox divaricata
Common Name: Blue Phlox
A must for the wild garden....

Phlox pilosa var. ozarkana
Common Name: Ozark Phlox

Missouri Botanic Garden says:  [Phlox Pilosa] "More Info


Phoebe sp.
Common Name:

Broadleaf evergreen tree in the Laurel family is related to Persea.  The genus Persea includes Redbay and Avocado. This species was recieved as seed from Nanjing, China as Phoebe neurantha, an apparently invalid name. This species seems ...


Photinia integrifolia
Common Name: Himalanan Choke Berry

Related to the Chinese Photinia (Photinia serrulata) this small evergreen tree is widespread in southeast Asia but virtually unknown in the U.S.  It is probably less cold hardy but maybe better than other Photinia in warmer zones....


Physostegia correllii
Common Name: Correll's Obedient Plant
This species of "Obedient Plant" or "False Dragonhead" is a robust, erect, somewhat succulent perennial from thick rhizomes. It has inch long lavender-pink flowers streaked or spotted with purple. It is a rare species found in scattered localities ...

Physostegia virginiana 'Vivid'
Common Name: Obedient Plant
'Vivid' is a compact upright form of the "Obedient Plant" with vibrant pink 1 inch long flowers in 12-18 inch spikes. It is easily grown in well-drained soil with sun and ample moisture where it forms vigorous colonies. Species is native to eastern ...

Pieris phillyreifolia
Common Name: Climbing Heath

This rare and unusual plant native to the southeastern U.S. is a small evergreen shrub in cultivation. In it's native swamp habitat it becomes a vine on Pond Cypress (Taxodium ascendens) trees where it grows high up the tree under the loo...


Pinus glabra
Common Name: Spruce Pine

Spruce Pine is a choice ornamental pine with dense dark green needles and most unusual bark for a pine. The trunk looks like a hardwood tree trunk! Usually found in mixed stands just upslope from stream bottomlands in coastal areas...


Pinus palustris
Common Name: Longleaf Pine
Longleaf Pine, with needles up to a foot long, is the premier southern pine. It once occupied 92 million acres in a very diverse fire maintained ecosystem streaching from southeastern Virginia to Florida and east Texas. Now very little old-growth lon...

Piper kadsura
Common Name: Pepper

This evergreen vine is native to woods near seashores in southern Japan.  It is as vine or groundcover with glossy heart-shaped leaves and is related to the plant from which we get black pepper and is the hardiest true pepper specie...


Pistacia chinensis
Common Name: Chinese Pistacia
Chinese Pistacia is a medium size deciduous tree related to the Pistacio nut. It does not produce the edible nuts but does have splendid bright orange-red fall color, is drought and insect resistant, and has lustrous dark green compound leaves. This...

Pithecoctenium cynanchoides
Common Name: Monkeycomb

This Woodlanders introduction is a semi-evergreen vine related to our native Crossvine (Bignonia capreolata). It is somwhat similar and climbs with tendrils, but has white flowers. We collected this in Cordoba Province, Argentina and it h...


Pittosporum heterophyllum
Common Name:

This Chinese species of Pittosporum is an attractive evergreen shrub with narrow, 1 inch long, glossy leaves that are somewhat variable but generally diamond shaped. The small pale yellow flowers are fragrant. This still uncommon species is perhap...


Pittosporum parvilimbum
Common Name: Narrowleaf Pittosporum

This Woodlanders introduction is a spreading evergreen shrub with small eliptical leaves less than one inch long. It has small yellow fragrant flowers followed by yellow fruits. It was grown from seed collected in China by Frank Bell who mist...


Pittosporum ralphii
Common Name: Ralph's Kohuhu

This pittosporum is an attractive evergreen shrub native to North Island New Zealand where it is widely cultivated.  It is said to be very good for seacoast conditions.  The small flowers in spring are dark red.  Plant in sun o...


Pittosporum tobira 'Variegata'
Common Name: Variegated Japanese Pittosporum

Japanese Pittosporum is a popular landscape plant in mild climate areas where it is a durable evergreen shrub with rounded glossy leaves and fragrant small white flowers.  It is quite salt tolerant and often used in seashore plantin...


Podocarpus acutifolius
Common Name: Totara, Needle-leaved

Needle-leaved Totara is a dense evergreen conifer with short, sharp-tip leaves.  It is native to New Zealand and seems to do well in the southern U.S. if site conditions are appropriate.  Plant in well-drained soil in sunny or semi shady...


Podocarpus macrophyllus (low growing)
Common Name: Yew, Southern

A low-growing selection of this popular southern conifer with flat needle-like evergreen leaves which spiral the stem. Woodlanders obtained cuttings of this form years ago from a plant at Tom Dodd Nurseries in Semmes, Alabama but have not met with...


Podocarpus parlatorei
Common Name: Pine of the Mountain
Very rare evergreen conifer native to a few very scattered localities on mountains just east of the Andes Mountains in Bolivia and northwestern Argentina. This plant is now available from Woodlanders and is CITES listed. Woodlanders is probably the...

Podranea ricasoliana
Common Name: Pink Trumpet Vine
Vigorous vine with compound leaves. Will likely freeze to ground in zones 8 and 9 but make much growth in warm weather with good conditions. Flowers are showy pink trumpets. Plant in sunny site with well-drained soil and allow ample space to climb....

Polygala x dalmaisiana
Common Name: Sweet Pea Shrub

This interesting fast-growing shrub is a hybrid between two South African species (P. opposistifolia x P. myrtifolia).  It has one inch long dull green leaves and an open growth habit.  The flowers are a lovely p...


Polygonatum commutatum
Common Name: Great Solomon's Seal

This is a tall woodland perennial with unbranched stems bearing alternate delightfully oriented oval leaves and whitish pendant flowers in the leaf axils followed by black berries. A choice colonizing plant for the moist shady woodland garden...


Polystichum acrostichoides
Common Name: Christmas Fern
This evergreen fern has rather coarse foliage but it is a durable fern for shady sites on well-drained but moist soil. Christmas Fern is one of the hardier evergreen ferns native to eastern North America and is a useful plant for the shady garden. T...

Prostanthera x 'Poorinda Ballerina'
Common Name: Mintbush

Of several Prostanthera species received from Longwood Gardens, this one has proven satisfactory in our climate. It is a more or less evergreen shrub up to 6 feet with abundant white flowers. Leaves are rather small and narrow. Plant in sunny well...


Prunus caroliniana
Common Name: Carolina Cherry Laurel

Carolina Laurelcherry is a versatile evergreen tree which can be used for hedge, screen, or specimen plant. It has shiny green leaves with serrulate margins and racemes of white flowers in spring followed by black fruits which are eaten by birds. ...


Prunus incisa 'Kojo no mai'
Common Name: Fuji Cherry

Prunus incisa, the Fuji cherry gets its scientific name from the deep incisions on the leaves. A dainty slow-growing, early white-flowering cherry, it is a century-old cultigen from Hondo, Japan. It is hi...


Prunus japonica
Common Name: Japanese Almond-Cherry
Small deciduous shrub with wiry stems and abundant small pink flowers as leaves emerge. A showy shrub that produces small red cherries. Long cultivated in Japan, this garden worthy shrub seems surprisingly little-known in southern U.S. landscapes. ...

Prunus laurocerasus 'Parkway'
Common Name: English Laurel 'Parkway'
English Laurel is a large shrub with large, glossy, evergreen leaves, spires of small white flowers, and sometimes small cherry-like red to black fruits. There a number of forms or cultivated varieties of this plant. This one which we call 'Parkway' ...

Prunus lusitanica
Common Name: Portugal Laurel

Portugese Laurel is a large evergreen shrub or small to medium size tree. It has ovate leaves which are dark green with reddish petioles. It bears racemes of small white flowers in late spring followed by small reddish to dark purple fruits. A fin...


Prunus mume
Common Name: Japanse Flowering Apricot

The Japanese Flowering Apricot is a floriferous small to medium sized tree with white to pink almond scented flowers. In the South this blooms in mid to late winter.  It is a great favorite in Japanese landscapes and there are many named vari...


Prunus subhirtella 'Pendula'
Common Name: Weeping Higan Cherry

This Japanese cherry is a beautiful pendulous pink flowering deciduous tree. Dirr says: "Even if it never flowered would be garden worthy...growth rate is extremely fast as one does not have to wait until retirement to appreciate the ornamental vi...


Prunus umbellata
Common Name: Flatwoods Plum

Flatwoods Plum is a picturesque small deciduous tree with rough bark.  It bears white flowers (often turning pink) in spring.  The small sour purple plums can be used for jelly.   It is not thicket forming like Chickasaw P...


Pseudocydonia sinensis
Common Name: Chinese Quince

Small to medium size deciduous tree with dark green firm toothed leaves and gray, green and brown bark which flakes off to produce mosaic patterns.  Fall color is yellow to red.  In spring it has attractive soft pink flowers on old ...


Ptelea trifoliata
Common Name: Wafer-ash

Hop Tree is a small bushy decidous tree that is quite adaptable. It has trifoliate leaves and very fragrant small yellowish flowers in spring followed by persistent wafer-like winged seeds. It is a larval food plant sought by butterflies and butte...


Pteris multifida
Common Name: Spider Brake Fern
This Asian fern has fronds with narrow strap-like pinnae. It is widely naturalized in warm regions where it often grows in cracks of old masonry walls and other spots with high calcium soils such as moist shady spots along foundations, etc. ...

Punica granatum 'California Sunset'
Common Name: Pomegranate 'California Sunset'

This flowering Pomegranate also known as 'Madame Legrelle', is a medium size deciduous shrub with very double coral-red flowers variegated with much white,  Flowers in summer and is long blooming but like other double-flowered forms...


Punica granatum 'Toyosho'
Common Name: Pomegranate, 'Toyosho'

This flowering Pomegranate variety has double peach or apricot-colored flowers but like other double-flowered forms it rarely produces fruit.  Pomegranate is a deciduous shrub native to the Middle East and cultivated since ancient times....


Punica granatum nana
Common Name: Pomegranate, 'Chico' Dwarf

Pomegranate is a deciduous Middle-eastern shrub with small narrow leaves, orange flowers, and orange-red large edible fruits for which it has been cultivated since ancient times.  This dwarf variety with small fruits is a neat plant for the p...


Punica granatum var. flavescens?
Common Name: Yellow-flowered Pomegranate
Pomegranate is a deciduous Middle-eastern shrub with small narrow leaves, orange flowers, and orange-red large edible fruits for which it has been cultivated since ancient times. Some ornamental varieties have showy double flowers and rarely set frui...

Punica granitum 'Eight Ball'
Common Name: Pomegranate 'Eight Ball'

Pomegranate is a deciduous Middle-eastern shrub with small narrow leaves, orange flowers, and large orange-red edible fruits for which it has been cultivated since ancient times. Some ornamental varieties have showy double flowers and rarely ...


Pycnanthemum tenuifolium
Common Name: Narrow leaf Mountain Mint
Perennial plant with long narrow leaves and attractive white to pale purple flowers on much branched spikes in late summer. The dense foliage and nice flowers of this adaptable perennial make it a good garden plant. It is native to much of eastern ...

Pycnothymus rigidus
Common Name: Pennyroyal Shrub

This "Pennyroyal" shrub is nativee to Florida and is a highly aromatic evergreen groundcover with short linear whorled leaves.  In late winter or early spring it bears purple flowers.  It grows in sandy soil in sun or semi-shad...


Pyracomeles vilmorinii
Common Name: Hybrid

x Pyracomeles vilmorinii is a (Pyracantha x Osteomeles) bi-generic hybrid    It is a semi-evergreen shrub with arching thornless branches and deeply cut small leaves. Corymbose white flowers in spring are followed by coral...

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