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Wild Senna

Cassia marilandica, Senna marilandica

Topped with dense clusters of yellow pea-like flowers in mid-summer, Wild Senna makes a great hedge resistant to deer and rabbits. Low-maintenance. Although shrubby in habit and therefore also included under "woody" here, it is an herbaceous perennial as it dies back to the ground each winter. Sought as a pollinator host plant (Sleepy Orange, Orange-barred Sulfur, Cloudless Sulfur, Silver-spotted Skipper butterflies & the Black Witch moth with wingspan to 7").

Light: Full Sun
Soil: Average Moisture
Height: 3-6 feet
Blooms: July-August
Flowers: Yellow

Price: $7.95
Spicebush

Lindera benzoin

Larval host plant for the black and iridescent-blue Spicebush Swallowtail. The caterpillars are adorable, curling up in a leaf, with "eyes" to deter predators. Spicebush is a shrub that has highly aromatic foliage when crushed and turns a lovely pale yellow in autumn. If female, bush may be covered with bright red fat-rich berries that are highly prized by birds. This also comes in the standard 3.5" X 5" pots.

Light: Part Sun
Soil: Average to Dry
Height: 6 to 12 feet


Price: $7.95
Buttonbush

Cephalanthus occidentalis

Shrub. Showy white flowers borne in spherical clusters draw numerous pollinators. Bees use nectar for making honey, seeds feed wildlife. Prune to desired shape. Great for borders, rain gardens or as a specimen plant, even erosion control. Larval host plant for a number of species of Lepidoptera.

Light: Full to Part Sun
Soil: Average to Wet
Height: 5 to 12 feet
Blooms: June-September
Flowers: White

Price: $7.95
Eastern Redbud

Cercis canadensis

In spring Redbud is fully loaded with purplish-pink blooms that support pollinators at a critical time of year. Leaves are heart-shaped and tree has graceful spreading form. Larval host plant for Henry's Elfin butterfly and several species of moth.

Light: prefers Part Sun
Soil: Average
Height: to about 30 feet
Blooms: April
Flowers: Pink

Price: $7.95
Elderberry

Sambucus canadensis

Elderberry is a good choice for use as a screen or border. It has fragrant clusters of white flowers and later, loads of purple berries that draw birds in late summer & fall.

Light: Full Sun to Part Shade
Soil: Average to Wet
Height: 5 to 12 feet
Blooms: June-July
Flowers: White

Price: $7.95
Rose Mallow

Hibiscus moscheutos

Rose Mallow flowers are large, 4" to 6" across, and showy. Ideal for a Rain Garden, Hummingbird Garden, or grouped along a pond or patio. Trim to desired height. Although NOT a woody plant, this plant fills out like a bush but dies back to the ground each winter. A larval host plant to the following butterflies: Common Checkered Skipper, Painted Lady, and Gray Hairstreak. Larval host to the following moths: Yellow Scallop moth, Io moth-very cool, and Pearly Wood Nymph.

Light: Full Sun
Soil: Average to Wet
Height: 3 to 7 feet
Blooms: July-October
Flowers: White to Pink with Maroon center

Price: $7.95
Golden Saint John's Wort

Also known as Cedar Glade St. John's Wort, this is a small, mounding shrub with blue-green foliage and bright powder puff yellow flowers with many stamens. Loaded with pollen for bees.

Light: Full sun to part shade
Height: 3 to 4 feet
Soil Moisture: Average
Blooms: June-July

Price: $7.95
Ninebark

Physocarpus opulifolius

Clusters of white-pink spirea-like flowers (not pictured) in spring, pink fruit (pictured) and exfoliating bark in winter give this shrub multi-season appeal. Good for erosion control, hedges. Larval host to many (40) native Lepidoptera.

Light: Full Sun to Part Shade
Soil: Average to Dry
Height: 5 to 8 feet
Blooms: May to June
Flowers: White to Pink

Price: $7.95
Carolina Rose

Rosa carolina

Fragrant pink 2" wide flowers are followed by red hips in late summer. Best used in full sun to avoid mildew on leaves & massed in a border. May sucker to form colonies.

Light: Full Sun
Soil: Average to Wet
Height: 3 to 6 feet
Blooms: May
Flowers: Pink

Price: $7.95
Shrubby Saint John's Wort

Hypericum prolificum

Upright shrub tolerant of a wide variety of soil types and good for stabilizing embankments, or creating a boundary or hedge. Flowers to 1" in diameter.

Light: Full Sun to Part Shade
Soil: Average (but drought-tolerant)
Height: usually 1 to 4 feet
Blooms: June to August
Flowers: Yellow

Price: $7.95
Virginia Sweetspire

Itea virginica

Delightful mounding shrub with arching stems that produce drooping fragrant racemes of white flowers. Excellent for rain gardens, border, or adjacent to a pond or stream. Can sucker to form colonies.

Light: Full to Part Sun
Soil: Average to Wet
Height: 3 to 5 feet
Blooms: June-July
Flowers: White

Price: $7.95
Hoary Mock Orange

Philadelphus intectus

Multi-stemmed shrub with clusters of mildly fragrant 1"-2" white flowers with 4 petals & yellow stamens. Good for foundation plantings, hedges, & for privacy screens. Trim back after flowering. (Pictured is similar species: Scentless Mock Orange.)

Light: Full Sun to Light Shade
Soil: Average to moist, well-drained
Height: to 10 feet & as wide
Blooms: June to July
Flowers: Creamy white with yellow stamens

Price: $7.95
Swamp Rose

Rosa palustris

Good selection for seasonally flooded area in full sun. Flowers are fragrant and showy (to 2" across). Attractive reddish fall color. Spreads by suckers.

Light: Full Sun
Soil: Average to seasonally Wet
Height: 3 to 6 feet
Blooms: June to July
Flowers: Pink

Price: $7.95
Flowering Dogwood

Cornus florida

Lovely specimen tree for intermediate light. White floral bracts are followed by red fruits that feed birds in the fall. Attractive reddish fall colors

Light: intermediate
Soil: Average
Height: 15 to 30 feet
Blooms: April to May
Flowers: White (bracts)

Price: $7.95
New Jersey Tea

Ceanothus americanus

Shrub with a rounded form, fragrant flowers that attract hummingbirds and yellow-green young stems in winter. Deep roots makes this plant drought-tolerant & difficult to transplant.

Light: Full to Part Sun
Soil: Average to Dry
Height: 3 to 4 feet
Blooms: May to July
Flowers: Creamy white

Price: $7.95
Possumhaw Viburnum

Viburnum nudum

This under-utilized shrub has multi-season interest. Creamy white flowers in spring give way to drupes turning first red then a waxy dark purple. Lustrous dark green foliage turns a lovely reddish purple in fall.

Light: Full to Part Sun
Height: 5 to 15 feet
Soil: Average to Moist
Blooms: May-June
Flowers: White

Price: $7.95
Mountain Pepperbush

Clethra acuminata

Also called Cinnamon Clethra, this is a larger, more vertical shrub than Coastal Sweet Pepperbush (C. alnifolia). Fragrant racemes of white flowers mature into peppercorn-shaped capsules. Foliage is a glowing golden color in autumn & attractive bark is a peeling reddish-brown or cinnamon color. Clump-forming via suckers. In nature found in rich mountain woods & along streams.

Light: Full Sun to Light Shade
Height: 10 to 20 feet
Soil: Moist, well-drained
Blooms: Early summer
Flowers: White


Price: $7.95