1) Hydrangea heteromalla
- Native to China and the Himalayas.
- An arborescent shrub growing to an average 10 to 15 feet.
- Located in the Pacific Connections China Entry Garden, south of the shelter.
2) Itea ilicifolia Holly-leaved Sweet Spire
- Native to western China.
- Evergreen shrub, growing up to 16 feet tall and 10 feet wide.
- Bears fragrant racemes of greenish-white flowers in late summer and fall.
- Located west of the Magnolia Collection near the south end of the Asiatic Maples.
3) Lomatia myricoides Long-leaf Lomatia
- Native to New South Wales in southeastern Australia.
- One of the hardier members of the Proteaceae
- Honey-scented white flowers are much visited by bees in summer.
- Located across Arboretum Drive from the New Zealand Focal Forest.
4) Notholithocarpus densiflorus var. echinoides Dwarf Tanoak
- Native to western North America, mountains of the Sierra Nevada, Siskiyous Mountains and southern Cascades.
- Leaves and acorns are an important food source for birds and mammals within its native range.
- Located atop the rockery at the east end of the trail above the Chilean Gateway.
5) Pterocarya stenoptera Chinese Wingnut
- Native to China
- Deciduous tree to 70 feet or greater, with a trunk diameter as large as 8 feet.
- One specimen is located west of Azalea Way, north of Loderi Valley.