Bellwort

Bellwort

Bellwort is an excellent early-blooming native shade plant for the woodland garden, shaded border, wildflower garden, or naturalized area. It spreads slowly by rhizomes, so you can achieve a mass planting look under shade trees or along wood margins in a relatively short amount of time. Bellwort is easily grown in average, well-drained soil in…

Bloodroot

Bloodroot

Best naturalized in large sweeps in woodland or native plant gardens. Also effective in shaded areas of rock gardens. Roots contain a blood-red juice, hence the common name. Its natural habitat: Open deciduous woods, clearings. Bloodroot is a member of the Papaveraceae (or Poppy) botanical family. It is a wildflower found in natural woodlands which…

American Beech

American Beech

Native to eastern North America, the American beech will stand out in any forest. It is a large deciduous tree, sometimes growing up to 120 feet tall . Its crown is typically dense, upright-oval to rounded-spreading. It blooms yellowish green flowers in the spring, the male flowers in drooping, long-stemmed, globular clusters and the female…

American Elder

American Elder

At least 50 species of songbirds, upland game birds, and small mammals relish the fruit of American elder during summer and early fall. American Elder is fast-growing shrub is known for its large clusters of yellowish-white, star-shaped flowers. Grown as a border, it provides an incredible summer floral display. The dark purple elderberries are used…

Basswood

Basswood

Basswood is an adaptable native tree with aromatic flowers and pleasant foliage. Its flowers attract a large number of insect pollinators. Basswood honey is delicious. Basswood can serve as a statuesque street tree. It is a medium to large deciduous tree which typically grows to 50-80’ (infrequently to over 100’) tall with an ovate-rounded crown….

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