Future Shrubs of the Year (photos not included above):  2017—Prunus besseyi or ‘Pawnee Buttes’ western sandcherry; 2016—Ceanothus americanus or New Jersey tea; 2015—Cephalanthus occidentalis or buttonbush

GreatPlants Conifers of the Year, 2014-1998 (numbers below correspond to image numbers above)

  1. 2014—Callicarpa dichomata, purple beautyberry
  2. 2013—Viburnum trilobum, ‘Redwing’ American cranberrybush viburnum
  3. 2012—Viburnum dentatum var deamii, Deam’s arrowwwood viburnum
  4. 2011—Heptacodium miconioides, seven-son flower
  5. 2010—Aesculus parvifolia, bottlebrush buckeye
  6. 2009—Mahonia repens, creeping mahonia
  7. 2008—Euonymus atropurpurea, eastern wahoo
  8. 2007—Amelanchier alnifolia ‘Regent’, Regent serviceberry
  9. 2006—Rosa glauca (R. rubrifolia), redleaf rose
  10. 2005—Spiraea fritschiana, Korean spirea
  11. 2004—Ribes odoratum, clove currant
  12. 2003—Viburnum prunifolium, blackhaw viburnum
  13. 2002—Hypericum kalmianum, Kalm St. Johnswort
  14. 2001—Hydrangea quercifolia, oakleaf hydrangea
  15. 2000—Symphoricarpos xchenaultii, Chenault coralberry
  16. 1999—Viburnum carlesii, Koreanspice viburnum
  17. 1998—Aronia melanocarpa, black chokeberry