Woody Ornamentals

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  • Cotoneaster multiflorus Showy cotoneaster Z 4-8

    Big specimen fountain-shaped shrub with arching stems covered with small leaves, in spring large white flowers and in fall yellow leaves set off spectacular red fruit persisting into winter. Great screen plant.

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    Big specimen fountain-shaped shrub with arching stems covered with small leaves, in spring large white  flowers and in fall yellow leaves set off spectacular red fruit persisting into winter. Great screen plant.

    Size: 10’ x 10’
    Care: sun to part shade in well-drained to moist well-drained soil
    Native: Western China.

    In China called shui xun zi. Collected by 1830.

    **LISTED AS OUT OF STOCK BECAUSE WE DO NOT SHIP THIS ITEM.  IT IS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT OUR RETAIL LOCATION.

  • Diervilla lonicera Northern bush honeysuckle Z 3-7

    Lemon yellow flowers on this short shrub June to August. In fall its foliage turns dark red for the final fireworks’ display. Great shrub for tough, dry shady areas.

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    Lemon yellow flowers on this short shrub June to August.  In fall its foliage turns dark red for the final fireworks’ display.  Great shrub for tough, dry shady areas.

    Size: 3’ x 3’ spreading
    Care: sun to part shade in well-drained soil
    Native: Eastern half of US & Canada incl. WI.
    Wildlife Value: nectar source for Bumblebees. Birds make nests from the branches and eat the fruits

    Used medicinally by numerous Native Americans – Algonquin, Chippewa, Cree, Iroquois, Menominee, Meskwaki, Ojibwa and Potawatomi.  Used as remedy for sore eyes, diuretic, “old men who cannot retain urine,” constipation, stomach pain, increase breast milk, to “spoiled babies with adulterous mother,” STDs, and vertigo. Native American Ethnobotany.  Botanist to France’s king, Tournefort named this to honor Dr. N. Dierville, a surgeon, who carried this from Acadia (Canada) to France in 1699.

  • Euonymus carnosus Flesh-flowered Spindletree Z 4-7

    Small tree bearing white flowers in spring turning to red berries in fall. Glossy foliage turns purple in fall.

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    Small tree bearing white flowers in spring turning to red berries in fall. Glossy foliage turns purple in fall.

    Size: 8-12' x 6'
    Care: Sun to part shade in well-drained soil
    Native: China & Japan
    Wildlife Value: attracts bees & birds

    Collected by 1886

    **LISTED AS OUT OF STOCK BECAUSE WE DO NOT SHIP THIS ITEM.  IT IS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT OUR RETAIL LOCATION.

  • Fothergilla gardenii Dwarf fothergilla Z 5-9

    Honey-scented ivory bottlebrushes, made up of long stamens, 2” tall in spring, leaves turn jewel toned red, purple & orange in fall.

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    Honey-scented ivory bottlebrushes, made up of long stamens, 2” tall in spring, leaves turn jewel toned red, purple & orange in fall.

    Size: 2-3’ x 2-6’
    Care: sun to part shade in moist well-drained, acidic soil. Pruning not recommended.
    Native: NC south to MS & west to TN
    Awards: Missouri Botanic Garden Award of Merit, Great Plant Pick Award from Elisabeth Carey Miller Botanical Garden

    Collected before 1750’s by John Bartram and offered for sale in Bartram Garden’s 1783 Broadside, America’s 1st plant catalog.  Genus named to honor Dr. John Fothergill (1712-1781) avid English plant collector & friend of Peter Collinson. And species named to honor Dr. Alexander Garden, (1730-1791) a colonial Scotsman who lived in the Carolinas.