| 1 G | 5 Avail. | $20.25
Chickasaw Plum is a native multibranched deciduous shrub or small tree with toothed bright green leaves and thorny branches. Small fragrant white flowers bloom before the foliage emerges in spring and are followed by showy cherry-like edible berries that ripen in mid-summer to red or yellow. While the berries can be eaten raw they are astringent and tart and better used in jellies or canning. Blooms best in rich, moist well-drained acidic soils. The foliage is particularly toxic when it is wilting. Prunus angustifolia is a host for the Coral Hairstreak, Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Red-spotted Purple, Spring Azure, and Viceroy butterflies. Adult butterflies and bees browse the flowers...
SMALL'S PENSTEMON, SMALL'S BEARDTONGUE
| 1 G | 25 Avail. | $15.19
Smalls's Penstemon is a native herbaceous perennial with purple stems bearing purple veined dark green foliage that turns bronze-red in winter. Small tubular purple flowers with purple stripes and white throats bloom in summer followed by seedpods. Grows best in partial sun and dry to medium well-drained soil. Drought tolerant. Penstemon smallii is a host plant for the Common Buckeye butterfly, and provides nectar for other bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. Birds and small mammals eat the seeds. Type: Perennial Height: 2' - 3' Spread: 1’ - 4' Spacing: 2.5' USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 8 Culture: Full Sun, Part Sun Bloom Color: Purple Season of Interest: Summer MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low...
WILD QUININE, FEVERFEW
| 1 G | 26 Avail. | $15.19
Wild Quinine is a clumping native herbaceous perennial with rough aromatic toothed leaves. Woolly looking white flowers bloom on flat-topped corymbs from late spring though summer. Grows best in full sun and dry to medium well-drained soil. Drought tolerant. Parthenium integrifolium is the host for 15 different native species, and provides nectar for various bees, butterflies, and moths. The seeds are eaten by birds. Type: Perennial Height: 2' - 4' Spread: 1’ - 2' Spacing: 1.5' USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 8 Culture: Full Sun Bloom Color: White Season of Interest: Spring, Summer MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance. No serious pests or diseases. LANDSCAPE USES: Accents or Group Plantings, Borders, Rock Gardens, Xeriscape Gardens,...
| 3 G | 15 Avail. | $24.75
Sweetspire is a broad rounded deciduous shrub with a spreading habit that has long-lasting fall color. The dark green oval leaves turn various shades of red, orange, and gold. Small fragrant white flowers bloom on drooping cylindrical racemes in summer. Prefers rich, moist to wet well-drained soils. Can form dense colonies if suckers are left unchecked. Itea virginica is a host plant for the American Holly Azure butterfly if in the coastal plains, otherwise it acts as a food source for various bees and butterflies. Birds may eat the seeds. Type: Shrub Height: 3' - 5' Spread: 3’ - 5' Spacing: 4’ USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 -...
SWEETSHRUB, CAROLINA ALLSPICE
| 4" POT | 14 Avail. | $11.25
Sweetshrub is dense rounded deciduous shrub with aromatic luscious dark green leaves that turn gold in fall. Highly fragrant dark red magnolia-like flowers bloom in late spring into summer which give way to fruits that persist into winter. Grows best in full sun and moist, well-drained acidic soils. Calycanthus is pollinated by beetles, its flowers do not attract other pollinators as much. However, its seeds are sometimes eaten by small mammals and birds. Type: Shrub Height: 6' - 10' Spread: 6’ - 12' Spacing: 8' USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 - 9 Culture: Full Sun, Part Sun Bloom Color: Red Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Fall MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance. Do not let the soil...
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