Erosion Control Plants

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  • Glossy Abelia

    This hardy evergreen shrub has long-blooming white flowers and responds well to pruning.

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    6-9
    4 -6 ft
    3 -5 ft
  • Canyon Creek Abelia

    An easy-care plant with long-blooming pinkish flowers all season.

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    6-9
    3 -6 ft
    4 -6 ft
  • Bottlebrush Buckeye

    Great native shrub with large white flower spikes that extend above the foliage.

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    4
    10 ft
    10 ft
  • Butterfly Weed

    Native, orange flowering, perennial that attracts butterflies and pollinators.

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    4-7
    1 -2 ft
    1 -2 ft
  • Blue Grama Grass

    Compact ornamental grass that provides cool-season interest with its flower heads that persist through the winter.

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    4-9
    1 -2 ft
    1 -2 ft
  • Blue Zinger Carex

    Blue Zinger Carex has. as the name implies, blue-green, grass-like foliage that forms dense clumps.

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    5-9
    12 -18 in
    12 -18 in
  • Silky Dogwood

    An easy to grow native that is tolerant of wet areas.  Can be effecctively used in group plantings in wet soils where most other plants would not do well.

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    4-8
    6 -8 ft
    6 -8 ft
  • Bailey's Red Twig Dogwood

    Often used in mass plantings, this plant's fall color and red stems brighten the winter landscape.

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    3-8
    6 -10 ft
    6 -8 ft
  • Persimmon

    Produces edible persimmon fruit.

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    4-9
    35 -60 ft
    25 -35 ft
  • Burning Bush

    Cold hardy plant frequently planted in large masses. A breathtaking display of fall color when in a hedge or mass planting.

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    4-9
    6 -8 ft
    6 -8 ft
  • Stella D'Oro Daylily

    An easy-to-grow perennial with ability to withstand the toughest of harsh growing conditions.

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    3-9
    12 -18 in
    18 -24 in
  • Southern Gentleman Winterberry Holly

    Southern Gentleman is another male cultivar that can be used for berry production for the female Winter Red Holly.

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    3-9
    8 -12 ft
    8 -10 ft
  • Winter Red Winterberry Holly

    Winter Red is a female Winterberry Holly that produces branches loaded with bright red berries in the winter. Requires a male pollinator.

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    3-9
    8 -12 ft
    8 -10 ft
  • Variegated Japanese Iris

    Strong vertical, variegated foliage is great contrast to other perennials with horizontal habit.

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    4-9
    2 -3 ft
    18 -24 in
  • Angelica Blue Juniper

    This shrub creates contrast with color and texture, especially when mixed with green plants.

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    4-9
    5 -6 ft
    6 -8 ft
  • Nicks Compact Juniper

    This shrub is ideal for erosion control on slopes or massed in the shrub border.

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    4-9
    30 -48 in
    4 -6 ft
  • Saybrook Gold Juniper

    Low-growing shrub ideal for use as contrast in shrub borders.

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    4-9
    3 -4 ft
    6 -7 ft
  • Green Sargent's Juniper

    Low-growing shrub ideal for erosion control on slopes or as ground cover in a sunny border.

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    4-9
    18 -24 in
    3 -4 ft
  • Blue Pacific Juniper

    Low-growing shrub ideal for erosion control on slopes or as ground cover in a sunny border.

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    4-9
    6 -12 in
    4 -6 ft
  • Golden Pacific Juniper

    Golden Juniperus conferta, a great groundcover for when you need a splash of color.

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    4-9
    12 -15 in
    5 -8 ft
  • Parsons Juniper

    Low-growing shrub ideal for erosion control on slopes or as ground cover in a sunny border.

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    4-8
    18 -24 in
    3 -4 ft
  • Bar Harbor Juniper

    Beautiful blue-gray foliage, purple in winter.

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    4-9
    6 -12 in
    4 -6 ft
  • Blue Rug Juniper

    Really nice ground cover or looks great cascading over wall.

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    4-9
    6 -12 in
    4 -6 ft
  • Andorra Juniper

    Gray-green foliage turns plum in the winter.

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    4-9
    1 -2 ft
    3 -4 ft
  • Dwarf Japanese Garden Juniper

    Bright green foliage, turning more blue as it matures. Purple tints in the winter.

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    4-9
    1 -2 ft
    4 -5 ft
  • Grey Owl Juniper

    Easy care shrub that is a real beauty in contrast to green plants.

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    4-9
    2 -3 ft
    4 -6 ft
  • New Gold Lantana

    New Gold Lantana blooms bright yellow all summer long, providing great color contrast with its dark green leaves.

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    8
    1 -2 ft
    3 -4 ft
  • Miss Huff Lantana

    This hardy Lantana has a multicolor flower head with yellow, orange, and pink petals.

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    7
    3 -4 ft
    3 -4 ft
  • Creeping Liriope

    Vigorous ground cover with lavender flowers followed by black berries. 

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    5-11
    12 -18 in
    12 -18 in
  • Silver Dragon Liriope

    Very effective variegated foliage used as an accent with green plants.

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    6-11
    10 -12 in
    12 -18 in
  • Pink Muhly Grass

    Eye-catching bursts of color when this grass is in full bloom.

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    6-11
    2 -4 ft
    2 -3 ft
  • White Cloud Muhly Grass

    Creates a visual impact when in full bloom. Adapts very well to the heat of summer and to dry, poor soils.

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    6-11
    2 -4 ft
    2 -3 ft
  • Mexican Feather Grass

    An excellent choice for a grass when planted in dry areas. Delicate blades offer an attractive wind-blown look.

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    7-10
    1 -2 ft
    1 -2 ft
  • Grow Low Sumac

    Good for holding banks or poor soils.

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    4-9
    2 -4 ft
    4 -6 ft
  • Elderberry

    Native deciduous shrub that can tolerate wet areas.

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    3-9
    5 -12 ft
    5 -12 ft
  • Prairie Dropseed Grass

    This native clumping grass can be used as a matrix planting for a meadow or prairie, or even a lawn substitute.

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    3-9
    2 -3 ft
    2 -3 ft