Memorial Hall Library

Landscaping at Memorial Hall Library

A variety of trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals surround the library building. These plants were chosen for being low-maintenance while offering four-season interest.


East side of library along Main Street

Trees

Fernspray Falsecypress  (Chamaecyparis obtusa Filicoides)Fernspray Falsecypress 
(Chamaecyparis obtusa Filicoides)

American Holly  (Ilex opaca)American Holly 
(Ilex opaca)

Star Magnolia (Magnolia stellata)Magnolia
(Magnolia x loebneri 'Merrill')

Shrubs

 Green Velvet Littleleaf Boxwood (Buxus microphylla 'Green Velvet') Green Velvet Littleleaf Boxwood
(Buxus microphylla 'Green Velvet')

Nikko Deutzia (Deutzia gracilis 'Nikko') Nikko Deutzia
(Deutzia gracilis 'Nikko')

Ivory Halo Tatarian Dogwood (Cornus alba 'Ivory Halo') Ivory Halo Tatarian Dogwood
(Cornus alba 'Ivory Halo')

Golden Mop Threadleaf Falsecypresss (Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Golden Mop')Golden Mop Threadleaf Falsecypresss
(Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Golden Mop')

Mt. Airy Fothergilla (Fothergilla x intermedia 'Mt. Airy')Mt. Airy Fothergilla
(Fothergilla x intermedia 'Mt. Airy')

Blue Prince Meserve Holly (Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Prince')Blue Prince Meserve Holly
(Ilex x meserveae 'Blue Prince')

Alice Oakleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia 'Alice')Alice Oakleaf Hydrangea
(Hydrangea quercifolia 'Alice')

Sarah Mountain Laurel (Kalmia latifolia "Sarah')Sarah Mountain Laurel
(Kalmia latifolia "Sarah')

Double Pink Knockout Rose (Rosa Radrazz 'Double Pink')Double Pink Knockout Rose
(Rosa Radrazz 'Double Pink')

Perennials

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South side of library along Essex Street

Endless Summer Bigleaf Hydrangea  (Hydrangea macrophylla 'Endless Summer')Endless Summer Bigleaf Hydrangea 
(Hydrangea macrophylla 'Endless Summer')

Little Kim Littleleaf Lilac (Syringa microphylla 'Little Kim')Little Kim Littleleaf Lilac
(Syringa microphylla 'Little Kim')

Sea Green Chinese Juniper (Juniperus chinensis 'Sea Green')Sea Green Chinese Juniper
(Juniperus chinensis 'Sea Green')

Coral Drift Groundcover Rose (Rosa Hybrida "Coral Drift')Coral Drift Groundcover Rose
(Rosa Meidrifora)

West side of library adjacent to parking lot

Container plants

Green Mountain Littleleaf Boxwood (Buxus x 'Green Mountain') Green Mountain Littleleaf Boxwood
(Buxus x 'Green Mountain')

Dwarf Hinoki Falsecypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Pygmaea') Dwarf Hinoki Falsecypress
(Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Pygmaea')

Manhattan Spreading Euonymus (Euonymus Kiautschovicus) Manhattan Spreading Euonymus
(Euonymus Kiautschovicus)

Seiryu Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum 'Seiryu') Seiryu Japanese Maple
(Acer palmatum 'Seiryu')

Plants adjacent to saucer sculpture

Armstrong Red Maple (Acer rubrum 'Armstrong') Armstrong Red Maple
(Acer rubrum 'Armstrong')

Plumosa Creeping Juniper (Juniperus horizontalis 'Plumosa') Plumosa Creeping Juniper
(Juniperus horizontalis 'Plumosa')

not pictured

  • Sundown Coneflower (Echinacea 'Sundown')
  • Tomato Soup Coneflower (Echinacea 'Tomato soup')
  • Stella D'Oro Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Stella d' Oro')
  • Pardon Me Daylily (Hemerocallis 'Pardon Me')

Annuals

Petunia hybridPetunia hybrid

Yellow Profusion Zinnia (Zinnia elegans x Z. angustifolia ‘Yellow Profusion’)Yellow Profusion Zinnia
(Zinnia elegans x Z. angustifolia ‘Yellow Profusion’)

Margarita Sweet Potato Vine (Ipomea batatas 'Margarita')Margarita Sweet Potato Vine
(Ipomea batatas 'Margarita')

Latana hybridLatana hybrid

Rocktrumpet (Mandevilla sanderi)Rocktrumpet
(Mandevilla sanderi)

(Salvia farinacea 'Victoria Blue') (Salvia farinacea 'Victoria Blue')

Parking lot

not pictured

  • Flowering Crabapple (Malus)
  • Thornless Common Honeylocust (Gleditsia triacanthos f. inermis)

North side of library next to service station

Trees

Flowering Crabapple (Malus)Flowering Crabapple
(Malus)

Kousa Dogwood (Cornus kousa)Kousa Dogwood
(Cornus kousa)

Goldenchain (Laburnum x watereri)Goldenchain
(Laburnum x watereri)

Common Horse Chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum)Common Horse Chestnut
(Aesculus hippocastanum)

Japanese Upright Yew (Taxus cuspidata 'capitata')Japanese Upright Yew
(Taxus cuspidata 'capitata')

 

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has characteristics of an American Elm and a Zelkova Serrata

Pine (Pinus strobus)White Pine
(Pinus strobus)

Shrubs

Azalea (Rhododendron Hybrids)Azalea
(Rhododendron Hybrids)

Japanese Barberry (Berberis thunbergii)Japanese Barberry
(Berberis thunbergii)

Forsythia (Forsythia x intermedia)Forsythia
(Forsythia x intermedia)

Mockorange (Philadelphus hybrid)Mockorange
(Philadelphus hybrid)

Not pictured: Lacecap Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla normalis)

Perennials

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