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This is one of the prettier garden cotoneaster. This sprawling, deciduous shrub has herringbone-like branches that are attractive all season. Chinese in origin, it has small, round, dark green leaves that turn terrific shades of orange and red in fall. While each not individually impressive, it produces hundreds of pinkish-white flowers in late spr..
Hippophae are deciduous shrubs or small trees, with narrow, silvery leaves and inconspicuous flowers followed on female plants by orange fruits; both male and female plants must be grown for a good crop of berriesH. rhamnoides is a large deciduous shrub with narrow, willow-like, silvery leaves and thorny shoots. Flowers very small, yellow, followed..
Sedum is a perennial with thick, succulent leaves, fleshy stems, and clusters of star-shaped flowers. There are many types of sedums, which all have different uses: use low–growing varieties for ground covers and rock gardens and tall varieties for back borders. Sedums are easy to care for.When growing sedum, keep in mind that sedum plants need ver..
Resembling popcorn, the abundant clustered white fruits of this small deciduous shrub accompany the fuzzy medium-green leaves from late summer into winter, remaining for several weeks after leaf drop. The dense twiggy stems of this western North American native sucker to form a low upright thicketing plant. The inconspicuous tiny pink flowers are p..
Hardy and reliable, arrowwood is a useful medium-sized to large deciduous shrub that is amenable to many growing conditions and soil types. This native of the eastern United States has straight upright stems, a rounded habit, and distinctive dark green, coarsely toothed leaves that turn shades of yellow, burgundy or purple-red in fall. In late spri..
This upright deciduous shrub is notable for a display of red berries and vibrant red-purple leaves in autumn. The many upright branches of this native of central and western China bear dark green glossy leaves. In very late spring or early summer, scores of tiny, pinkish white flowers line the branches, and once pollinated by bees produce dark red ..
One of the earliest annual flowers to bloom in spring and blooms till the early autumn., These pansies has eyes catching large golden yellow with brown centers flowers.Good for beds, borders, graves and garden pots.Prefer cool weather, and often die back and need to be removed when hot weather arrives. Genus - Viola Species - Wittrockiana ..
Numerous common names exist for the Appalachian tea tree, one of northeastern North America's most ornamental native shrubs. Not only are the white flower clusters pretty in spring, but the ensuing berry clusters and fall foliage ranges in numerous colors. This viburnum's silhouette is upright but spreading, forming a rounded outline.Newly emerging..
Distinguished by its fine-textured summer leaves and its informal spreading habit, honeylocust is a ubiquitous medium to large deciduous tree native to the central and eastern United States and extreme southern Ontario. Most garden honeylocusts are sterile, non-fruiting selections of the thornless variety Gleditisia triacanthos f. inemris. NOTE: Th..
Collected in November, 2019, in Lithuania.This North American native can be quite vigorous and will cover a stone wall or fence in no time.Virginia creeper is a tough woody vine that clings to surfaces via spidery tendrils tipped with flattened adhesive pads called holdfasts. In the wild, it is found across much of eastern North America from Maine ..
Renowned for its toughness, its tolerance of alkaline soils, and its colorful summer fruits, this large coarse deciduous shrub from Europe, western Asia, and northern Africa is also known as a parent of the popular hybrid Viburnum × rhytidophylloides. Its sparse upright stems bear leathery wrinkled oval leaves that are dark grayish-green with fuzzy..
This variety features lightly scented blooms with eye-catching petals, which hang down from central cones. It will attract butterflies into the garden.Plant is happiest when planted in sites with full sun and well-drained moderately fertile garden soil. Excellent, long-blooming flower for massing in the border, meadow, native plant garden, naturali..