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Black Cherry (Prunus serontina). Fast growing tree with lustrous dark green leaves that turn yellow then red in the fall. Red fruit turns black in the Fall. Fruit can be used for wine and jelly. It’s timber is valuable in the furniture industry and is valuable for wildlife and birds. Grows up to 60’. Adaptable to low-fertility, rocky, slightly acid well-drained, moist, sandy, silty and loamy soils. Resists drought and heat but is intolerant to shade and flooding. Zones 3-8.
Black Walnut (Juglans nigra). Fast growing well branched hardwood tree. Good shade tree. Produces full flavored nuts. Grows 80-100'. Tolerates cold climates. Zones 4-8.
Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii). Vigorous deciduous shrub producing long spike of blue/purple flowers in July/August. Grows 6' tall. Does best in full sun and moist well drained soils. Attracts butterflies. In cold climates acts as a perennial and dies back to ground. Called the Summer Lilac. Hardy for Zones 4-9.
Cranberry (Viburnum trilobum). Vigorous shrub with white flowers and brilliant red fruit clusters. Grows to 12'. Does well in sun or partial shade. Fruit remains into winter. Tolerates drought, sandy soil and clay soil. Zones 3-8.
Forsythia (Forsythia). Brilliant yellow early spring flowers cover upright stems. Great for borders or specimen plant in landscape. Best blooms in full sun. Tolerates varied environmental conditions. Zones 4-8.
Fountain Grass (Pennisetum alopecuroides). Mound forming plant that grows well in fertile, moist, wet or well-drained soil. It prefers full sun to very light shade. Great with other perennials as a specimen plant. Mass planting produces a colorful display when in bloom. Flowers look like soft cattails up to 3’ tall in July through early winter. Flower color changes from whitish purple to coppery purple. Fall foliage is yellow-gold. Looks great as a transition from formal to natural area. Zones 4-9.
Lilac (Syringa vulgaris). Fast growing, reaching a height of over 15’. Makes an effective screen in 3-4 years when planted 6-8’ apart. Requires well-drained, silty, clayed or loamy soils. Does not tolerate wet soils. Needs full sun to bloom. Drought resistant. Large fragrant flowers in mid-Spring after leaves appear. Can be trimmed into hedge. Long lived. Zones 3-7.
Liatris Spicata Bulbs. This is a bulb. It is included in the Bird Butterfly packet. Liatris attact butterfiles and humming birds and adds wonderful color in July / August to your gardens. Flowers are purple or white. Hardy in zones 3-4 with mulch - zones 5-9 without mulch.
Nanking Cherry (Prunus tomantosa). This bush will tolerate extremes in growing conditions. In winter its bark is orange-brown. In the spring it is one of the first shrubs to flower with pink buds unfolding to white petals. Flowering is profuse. In summer it produces an abundance of red fruits. Fruit is edible. It is grown single, as a hedge or as a windbreak. It can be trimmed into a privet form. Leaves are soft and downy. Grows to 9’. Zones 3-8.
Ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius). Deciduous shrubs with shreddy bark. Does best in full sunlight or light shade. Relatively free from diseases. Flowers white in flat top clusters from May to July. Red Fruit persists through winter. Grows 3-10’. Zones 2-9.
Red Barberry (Berberris var. thumbergii atropurpurea). Grows 3-4’ with brilliant red-maroon foliage when planted in full sun. Small yellow flowers in spring. Red berries in fall. Great specimen plant or hedge in landscape. Zones 4-8.
Red Maple (Acer rubrum). Mature height 50-60’. Shade tree with glossy green leaves which turn red in Fall. Tolerates wet soils. Zones 3-8.
Red Oak (Quercus rubra). Grows fast to 80'. Forms a tall round top with red leaves in fall. Often planted as a shade tree. Adaptable to many soil types and environmental conditions. Zones 4-8.
Red Osier Dogwood (Cornus sericea). 6-8’ shrub grown primarily for its bright red stem in winter. Good shrub for moist to wet soils. Has dark green leaves and white flowers in Spring. Excellent choice for streambank erosion control and wildlife. Zones 3-8.
Rosa Rubrifolia (Red leaf rose bush). Lovely shrub with red purpleish leaves when grown in full sun. Single pink elongated petal flower clusters give the bush a great showing when in bloom. Hardy and disease resistant. Rose hips persist through winter. Zone 2-9.
Rosa Rugosa (Hedge rose). Green Leaves turn orange in fall. Excellent hedge plant. Fragrant flowers (pink, white, purple) from June – August. Tolerates less fertile soils. Provides red hips as wildlife food. Zones 3-8.
Rose of Sharon
Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus).Upright shrub produces blooms of single and double styles ranging in colors (white, blue, pink). Does best in full sun. Attracts hummingbirds. Grows 7' tall. Hardy for Zones 4-9
Sand Cherry (Prunus beseyii). Hardy 4-6’ shrub. Silvery green foliage. White flowers in May. Purple-black fruit loved by birds. Edible fruit. Great specimen plant in landscape or can be used as a hedge. Zones 4-8.
Silky Dogwood (Cornus amomum). Provides both food and cover for wildlife. Used to stabilize streambanks. Produces fruit in 3-5 years. Grows in medium fertile, acid, clayey, loamy and sandy soils. Prefers sun and well drained soil. Grows to 8 feet. Flowers white and berries remain until early Fall. It has a salmon red stem. Zones 3-8.
Silver Maple (Acer saccharinum). Fast growing tree. Leaves are silver on underside. Grows to 40-80'. Silvery bark. Tolerates a wide variety of soils and especially likes moist soils. Large shade tree at maturity. Leave turn yellow in fall. Zones 3-8.
Trumpet Vine (Campsis radicans). Clusters of orange to orange-red trumpet shape flowers are produced on this vine. Climbs up to 25'. Not particular to soil types but takes full sun. Zones 3-8.
White Birch (Betula papyrifera). Fast growing tree up to 70 feet with lustrous dark green leaves that turn yellow in the Fall. Striking white bark which peels into paper-like layers. Zones 2-7.
Per / 100
Per / 1000
**Cranberry -Forsythia -Red Oak -Red Maple
|***Nanking Cherry-lilac - White Birch ***Rosa Rugosa||1-0||2-3'||$75.00||$480.00|
|****Rose of Sharon||2-0||3-4'||$90.00||$625.00|
|**These species are available in the first two size listed above.|
|***These species are available in the first three sizes listed above.|
|****These species are available in the first four sizes listed above.|
|***Red Osier Dogwood-Ninebark-Silky Dogwood. Available in all three sizes.||1-0 - 2-0||6-12"||$28.00||$210.00|
|Liatris Spicata Bulbs||$12.00||$105.00|
ButterflyBush-Fountain Grass-Trumpet Vine
|Planting Gel 1 lb. $12.00 3 lbs. $26.00|
Mix with water to achieve a slurry and dip roots only to retain moisture during and after planting your plants. Keep any left over crystals in zip lock bag. Small amount of gel goes a long way.