Native Shrubs



Calycanthus floridus  -  Sweetshrub, Bubby Bush

An old time favorite with fragrant maroon flowers in the late spring to early summer. Has large dark shiny green leaves, which make this an attractive plant when not in bloom. Will grow in varied conditions which include sun or shade, but the best spot in semi-shade with rich slightly moist soil. It will send off underground runners and will form a large clump over time with many blooms. While the blooms are fragrant you will have to get pretty close to appreciate them.

Sun to Shade, Rich Moist Soil, 4-8 ft Tall, Zones 4-9

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Clethra alnifolia  -  Summersweet

Has very fragrant white flowers in the summer. Leaves are dark green, which turn yellow in the fall. A great plant for mid summer flowers and does not get much taller than 4 feet. Will spread by underground runners and make a nice large shrub in a few short years. Give it about a 1/4 to 1/2 day of sun for it to really do its best.

Sun to Shade, Moist to Dry Soil, Summer, 3-5 ft Tall, Zones 3-9

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  Cytisus scoparius -  Scotchbroom

This plant really puts on a show in the spring with its bright yellow flowers on the green barked stems, always in bloom here at the nursery on Mothers Day. After it flowers the small green leaves appear. It flowers profusely when in full sun often lasting 4-6 weeks. The branches also make good greenery when cut and brought in around Christmas time.

Sun, Well Drained Soil, spring, 4-6 ft Tall, Zones 6-8

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Hypericum prolificum   St. Johnswort

Has numerous small yellow flowers in the summer, which really attract the bumblebees. Will tolerate varied conditions, from sun to semi – shade and dry soil to wet sunny areas. This shrub keeps a uniform look without any pruning. Will spread by underground roots.

Sun to Semi – shade, Moist to Dry Soil, Summer, 3-5 ft Tall, Zones 4-8

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Ilex verticillata   Winterberry

 

Most noted for its bright red berries which will hang on for most of the winter and are great for cutting and using in your Christmas decorations. Has oval shaped bright green leaves that turn yellow in the fall and then black after first frost. In the wild these are most often found along creek banks where it is moist and the soil is rich. they will also tolerate drier conditions. Give them at leat a 1/2 day of sun to produce plenty of red berries. You will also need a male and a female for them to produce the berries.

Semi- shade, Moist Soil, Winter, 4-6 ft Tall, Zones 3-9

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$15.75
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Kalmia latifolia   -    Mountain Laurel

This shrub is evergreen, leaves are dark green and shiny, and much smaller than that of the Rhododendron. Has numerous small pink flowers in the late spring. Will grow in varied conditions, sun in cooler climates and shade in warmer climates. Soil should be rich and slightly acid, and it will grow well in dry soils.

Sun to Shade, Rich Soil, Spring, 8-12 ft Tall, Zones 5-9

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$15.75
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 Leucothoe fontanesiana  -  Drooping Leucothoe

An evergreen shrub with dark green shiny leaves which turn maroon in the winter, in sunny locations. They are often cut and brought in for greenery during the winter. Has numerous white flowers in the spring that hang down beneath the stems. Does best in a moist shady location with rich soil. Stays low only reaching heights of 3-5 ft tall. Great for mass plantings.

Shade to Semi – shade, Rich Moist Soil, Spring, 3-5 ft Tall, Zones 4-9

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