Woody Ornamentals

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  • Symphoricarpos orbiculatus Coralberry Z 2-7

    Pinkish white bell shaped flowers in June-July give way to coral-red berries in fall Berries persist through winter, giving colorful interest and food for the birds.

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    Pinkish white bell shaped flowers in June-July give way to coral-red berries in fall
    Berries persist through winter, giving colorful interest and food for the birds.

    Size: 2’-5’ x 4-8’
    Care: Full sun to full shade in well-drained soil.
    Native: Eastern US from NY south to eastern TX, west to SD & CO.
    Wildlife Value: attracts birds, bees and other pollinators.

    Was classified simultaneously by Michaux, Linnaeus, and finally Moench (1794) whose designation is used today.

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  • Weigela florida Shrub Z 4-9

    Rosy pink, white or red trumpets in May and June,repeating sporadically all summer, described by Robert Fortune as ”fine rose-coloured flowers, which hung in graceful bunches from the axils of the leaves and the ends of the branches”

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    Rosy pink, white or red trumpets in May and June,repeating sporadically all summer, described by Robert Fortune as ”fine rose-coloured flowers, which hung in graceful bunches from the axils of the leaves and the ends of the branches”

    Size: 5’ x 4’
    Care: full sun to part shade in well-drained soil. Blooms on both old and new wood so can prune anytime. Pruning promotes compact, bushy habit & more flowers.
    Native: China

    Named for German professor Christian Ehrenfried Weigel.  Introduced to western cultivation in 1845 by Robert Fortune who found it growing in a northern Chinese garden.   A favorite of Queen Victoria.

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  • Xanthorhiza simplicissima Yellowroot Z 4-9

    Short, spreading shrub, blooms sprays of plum-colored flowers in spring, then forming berries.  For dessert its leaves turn yellow, purple and maroon in fall. Excellent groundcover under trees and for erosion control. Will suppress weeds.

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    Short, spreading shrub, blooms sprays of plum-colored flowers in spring, then forming berries.  For dessert its leaves turn yellow, purple and maroon in fall. Excellent groundcover under trees and for erosion control. Will suppress weeds.

    Size: 2-3” x spreading
    Care: filtered sun to shade in moist to moist well-drained, slightly acidic soil
    Native: Maine to FL and west to Ohio
    Wildlife Value: food and habitat for several birds.

    Colonial horticulturist William Bartram found it near Buffalo Lick GA in 1773.  He wrote: “This evening I discovered a very curious Little Shrub, growing on the bottoms of these Hills & on the steep banks of the Creek. . . the root affording strong Yellow Tincture. . . It has long slender branching Roots which run & spread about . . . filling large patches of ground . . . it is in my opinion a very valuable Shrub . .”

    Native Americans dyed fibers with the yellow root.