This site is dedicated to the ornamental attributes, appropriate use, and identification of woody landscape plants.

At the core of this site are plant information pages that contain text and photographs describing the important characteristics of each species. The plants contained in this resource are those that will grow in USDA hardiness zone 6 or colder.

Search for appropriate plants by specifying landscape situations and ornamental traits. Or, enter a plant scientific or common name to go directly to a species of interest.

© Copyright Mark H. Brand, 1997-2015.

The digital materials (images and text) available from the UConn Plant Database are protected by copyright. Public use via the Internet for non-profit and educational purposes is permitted. Use of the materials for profit is prohibited.

Citation and Acknowledgements: University of Connecticut Plant Database,, Mark H. Brand, Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture, Storrs, CT 06269-4067 USA.