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Plant Reference Guide

Trees | Shrubs | Conifers | Broadleafs | Perennials


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Welcome

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Welcome to Johnson’s Nursery, Inc™. Just like the nurseries of yesterday, we put our heart and soul into growing plants. Whether started from seed, graft or other means, our locally grown nursery stock is nurtured and harvested with a time honored purpose in mind – high quality plants, locally grown. Our plant propagation department is one of the most successful research and development groups in the green industry. We use the latest cutting-edge techniques to produce the finest quality plants, constantly evaluating and perfecting them in the pursuit of excellence. Most of our B&B stock is grown locally on over 500 acres in Jackson, WI for harvest with a selection big enough to accommodate large orders of the most popular plants, as well as, unique, harder to find varieties. If we can’t get the plants that our clients want by conventional means, we find a way to propagate them. We start growing plants from cuttings, grafts and seed in our efforts to bring exciting new introductions into production. Some of the practices we use are root pruning on oaks, growing local ecotype native plants, clean cultivation and container production. Some of the hard to obtain varieties we grow are Bottlebrush Buckeye, Compact Koreanspice Viburnum, Carpinus caroliniana, the Aesculus species, and Acer pseudo-sieboldiana. Consider us your team of consultants to help you maximize the potential of your landscape business, municipal department, or garden center. During the 50 plus years that we have been in business, our clients have come to trust the fine quality of our nursery stock and the old-fashioned customer service we offer.

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Table of Contents

Trees ............................................. Shrubs .......................................... Conifers ........................................ Broadleafs .................................... Groundcovers ............................... Vines ............................................. Perennials ..................................... Ferns ..................................................

Ornamental Grasses

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Plant Characteristics Lists ............. 83 Glossary ........................................ 129 Index ............................................. 130 Climate Zone Maps ....................... 133

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Using Wisconsin Native Plants in the Landscape

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Johnson’s Nursery, Inc.™ takes pride in bringing our clients quality, locally grown nursery stock. We are dedicated to providing a diverse selection of landscape plants for the Midwest. Part of that selection is a great variety of native trees, shrubs, evergreens, vines and perennial flowering plants. Wisconsin offers a rich flora from which to draw. The eastern deciduous forests of North America extend into Wisconsin and blend with the coniferous forests of the north and the prairie grasslands of the west, creating an amazing collage of plant communities. Wisconsin native plants are beautiful. They offer all of the color and aesthetic interest that we could need. They are also very functional, having evolved over time to prosper in our environment. Using native plants connects us to our state’s natural heritage and creates unique, charasmatic landscapes. When we plant native plants, not only do we preserve the vegetation that was once there, but also the countless other lifeforms such as birds, insects, mammals, fungi and more. Native plants can be used in landscapes in a variety of ways. They can be incorporated into more traditional landscapes or a desiganted part of a landscape can be converted into a native garden. Contact Johnson’s Nursery to find out more about using native plants in your next landscape project.

See page 115 for a list of some our favorite natives that we grow!

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State Street™ Miyabe Maple

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River Birch

Cleveland Select Pear

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Hackberry

Autumn Blaze® Maple

Skyline® Honeylocust Coralburst® Crabapple

Ironwood Thornless Cockspur Hawthorn

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Acer x freemanii ‘Armstrong’

A. x freemanii ‘Sienna’ PP11,322 Armstrong Maple

Height: 50-60’ Ubl Spread: 15-20’ Zone: 3 Shape: Upright, columnar Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Yellow-orange Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Samara Aggressive grower with distinct upright habit and striking smooth, silver bark. Its dense, compact, narrow form gives a formal appearance. Ideal for use as a street tree and where space is limited.

A. x freemanii ‘DTR 102’ PP7,655

Autumn Fantasy® Maple

Height: 50’ UPbl Spread: 40’ Zone: 4 Shape: Broadly oval Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Ruby-red Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Samara A rapid grower with an upright oval habit. Exceptional ruby-red fall color. Best of all Acer x freemanii for forming a single leader. Leaves are quite large and more closely resemble those of A. saccharinum than A. rubrum.

Acer x free. ‘Jeffersred’ PP4,864

Autumn Blaze® Maple

Height: 40-50’ UPbl Spread: 40’ Zone: 3 Shape: Dense, oval Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Orange-red Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Samara, fewer A rapid grower with an upright oval habit. Rich dark green foliage turns a brilliant orange-red in fall that persists longer than other selections.

Acer x freemanii ‘Marmo’

Marmo Maple

Height: 60-80’ UPbl Spread: 30-35’ Zone: 4 Shape: Pyramidal Foliage: Green Fall Color: Green to wine red Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Samara Upright oval habit. Fall color is often a blend of scarlet and maroon offset with tints of green. Introduced by Chicagoland Grows®. From northern Illinois seed provenance.

= Plant originated at Johnson’s Nursery, Inc.™

Sienna Glenn® Maple

Height: 40-50’ Ubl Spread: 35-40’ Zone: 3 Shape: Pyramidal Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Burgundy-red Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Samara Uniform pyramidal with dense branching and a strong central leader. Rich dark green foliage turns vibrant burgundy in fall.

Acer miyabei ‘Morton’

State Street™ Miyabei Maple

Height: 50’ Ul Spread: 40’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright, oval Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Yellow Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Samara Uniform broad-pyramidal form with excellent branching characteristics. Thick, clean, dark green foliage turns a pleasing soft yellow in autumn. An extremely tough tree.

Acer palmatum ‘Bloodgood’

Bloodgood Japanese Maple

Height: 12-20’ sPl Spread: 15-20’ Zone: 5 Shape: Upright, rounded Foliage: Deep purple Fall Color: Crimson-red Flower: Purple Fruit: Samara Upright rounded habit becoming broader with age. Bright red spring foliage matures to a deep rich purple, retaining its color well, even during the heat of summer. Crimson-red fall color, attractive scarlet winged seeds in late summer and interesting blackish red bark adds extra interest in the landscape. Requires well-drained soil.

Acer palmatum ‘Wolff’

Emperor 1™ Japanese Maple

Height: 12-20’ Pl Spread: 12-20’ Zone: 5 Shape: Broad, open Foliage: Dark red Fall Color: Crimson-red Flower: Purple Fruit: Samara Strong, vigorous grower which develops a broad shape with age. Beautiful, rich dark red foliage emerges about 2 weeks later than others of its type, which helps avoid danger from late spring frosts. Fall foliage turns a fiery crimson-red. Requires well-drained soil.

U = Full Sun P = Partial Shade A = Full Shade b = Attracts Birds m = Attracts Humming Birds f = Attracts Butterflies g = Fragrant c = Cut Flower d = Deer Resistant l = Fall Color k = Interesting Bark t = Attractive Fruit w = WI Native

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6 Acer pennsylvanicum

Striped Maple

Height: 20’ Abl Spread: 15’ Zone: 3 Shape: Broadly oval Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Yellow Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Samara A striped bark maple with greenish-white, vertical stripes on young branches about 1/2” or greater. Needs cool, moist, acidic soil and full shade.

Acer platanoides ‘Crimson King’

Crimson King Maple

Height: 35-50’ UPb Spread: 35-45’ Zone: 4 Shape: Broadly oval Foliage: Maroon-red Fall Color: Dark red Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Samara Slow growing. Rich maroon-red foliage that retains its color throughout summer, deepening in fall.

Acer platanoides ‘Royal Red’

Royal Red Maple

Height: 35-50’ UPb Spread: 35-45’ Zone: 3 Shape: Oval Foliage: Deep purple Fall Color: Maroon Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Samara Similar to ‘Crimson King’, but slightly hardier. Dark maroon leaves throughout the season.

Acer psuedo-sieboldiana

Korean Maple

Height: 20’ UPal Spread: 15’ Zone: 4 Shape: Rounded, palmately Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Yellow, orange, red Flower: Reddish-maroon Fruit: Samara An excellent hardy substitute for A. palmatum or A. japonicum in our area. It’s the hardiest of this type of asian maple. Spectacular orange-red fall color. Requires well-drained soils.

A. rubrum ‘Autumn Radiance’

Autumn Radiance Red Maple

Height: 40’ UPbl Spread: 40’ Zone: 4 Shape: Oval to rounded Foliage: Medium green Fall Color: Orange-red Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Samara Cross of ‘October Glory’ x ‘Red Sunset’. Orange-red fall color. Performs best is slightly acidic soil conditions.

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Acer rubrum ‘Brandywine’

Brandywine Red Maple

Height: 50’ Ubl Spread: 25’ Zone: 4 Shape: Oval Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Deep red Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Samara Moderately columnar habit with striking red autumn foliage that turns purple-red in late fall. Impressive specimen, lawn, or park tree with good disease resistance, clean foliage, and remarkable fall color. Performs best in slightly acidic soil conditions.

Acer saccharum

Sugar Maple

Height: 50-75’ Ublw Spread: 50’ Zone: 3 Shape: Oval to rounded Foliage: Medium green Fall Color: Orange, gold, scarlet Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Samara The Wisconsin state tree. One of the hardiest and long lived of all the maples. Noted for extraordinary fall colors of gold, orange and scarlet. Requires rich, well-drained soils.

A. saccharum ‘Bailsta’ PP11,119

Fall Fiesta™ Sugar Maple

Height: 50’ UPbl Spread: 40’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright, rounded Foliage: Glossy dark green Fall Color: Orange, red, yellow Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Samara Sturdy and compact when young, this cultivar matures to become a full size specimen with an especially symmetrical crown and thick, dark green summer foliage. Exceptional orange, red and yellow fall color. The best of the cultivars for red fall color in southern Wisconsin.

A. saccharum ‘Flax Mill’ PP5,273

Majesty® Sugar Maple

Height: 60-80’ UPbl Spread: 40-50’ Zone: 4 Shape: Symmetrical oval Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Orange-red Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Samara Vigorous grower. Dense, symmetrical oval crown with a straight central leader. Thick, dark green summer foliage changes to a nice orange-red fall color. Free from sun scald and frost crack.

Acer saccharum ‘Morton’

Crescendo™ Sugar Maple

Height: 45’ Ubl Spread: 40’ Zone: 4 Shape: Broadly oval Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Orange-red Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Samara A broadly oval form. Thick, dark green foliage changes to a magnificent orange-red in fall. Excellent heat and drought tolerance.

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Johnson’s Nursery, Inc.™ Black Maple

Height: 60’ UPbw Spread: 50’ Zone: 3 Shape: Rounded Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Golden-yellow Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Samara More drought tolerant than Sugar Maple. Usually has smaller, thicker, glossy green leaves.

A. tataricum ‘GarAnn’ PP15,023 Hotwings® Tatarian Maple Height: 20-25’ UPbk Spread: 18-20’ Zone: 3 Shape: Upright, spreading Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Yellow to red Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Bright red samara Outstanding red samaras are showy in summer. Fall color is yellow to red. Strong branch structure results in less wind and weather damage. Upright, broad, irregular habit. Attractive small specimen tree. Tolerates a wide range of soil conditions, including high pH.

Acer triflorum

Three-flower Maple

Height: 20-30’ UPb Spread: 20-30’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright, spreading Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Red-yellow Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Samara Exquisite small tree with exceptional winter interest. Honeybrown, exfoliating bark on trunk and larger branches. Trifoliate leaves are green in summer, turning rich red, orange, and yellow in fall. Rounded to oval, upright habit. Tolerant of light shade.

A. truncatum x A. plat. ‘Keithsform’ PP7,529 Norwegian Sunset™ Maple Height: 35’ UPb Spread: 25’ Zone: 4b Shape: Upright, oval Foliage: Glossy dark green Fall Color: Yellow-orange to red Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Samara Upright, oval tree with exceptional branch structure, and a uniform canopy. More tolerant of heat and drought than Norway Maple. Great specimen for small spaces or as a street tree. Taller, more upright than Pacific Sunset Maple.

= Plant originated at Johnson’s Nursery, Inc.™

AESCULUS - HORSECHESTNUT, BUCKEYE A. x arnoldiana ‘Autumn Splendor’

Autumn Splendor Buckeye

Height: 35-50’ UPm Spread: 35-50’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright, rounded Foliage: Glossy green, palmately compound Fall Color: Maroon Flower: Yellow Fruit: Nut A round-headed form of very glossy dark green, fine-textured foliage. Fall color is maroon. Scorch and blotch resistant foliage.

A. x carnea ‘Ft. McNair’

Ft. McNair Red Horsechestnut

Height: 30-40’ UPm Spread: 30-40’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright, rounded Foliage: Glossy green, palmately compound Fall Color: None Flower: Dark pink-red Fruit: Nut Dark pink flowered horsechestnut. Foliage quality is superior to other cultivars because of some resistance to leaf blotch fungus. Selected from Ft. McNair in Washington D.C.

Aesculus glabra

Ohio Buckeye

Height: 35’ UPlm Spread: 35’ Zone: 3 Shape: Oval Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Orange Flower: Yellow Fruit: Nut A dense, medium sized tree of coarse texture. In spring, panicles of creamy yellow flowers are produced, followed by shiny, rich brown nuts known as buckeyes. Fall foliage turns an attractive pumpkin orange.

Aesculus glabra ‘J.N. Select’

Sunset™ Buckeye

Height: 35’ UPlm Spread: 35’ Zone: 3 Shape: Oval Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Orange-red, very early Flower: Yellow Fruit: Nut, fewer than species Selected by Michael Yanny at Johnson’s Nursery. Form and growth rate are typical of the species. Orange-red fall color. Very few seeds are produced, making this an excellent street tree.

U = Full Sun P = Partial Shade A = Full Shade b = Attracts Birds m = Attracts Humming Birds f = Attracts Butterflies g = Fragrant c = Cut Flower d = Deer Resistant l = Fall Color k = Interesting Bark t = Attractive Fruit w = WI Native

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Acer saccharum ssp. nigrum

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8 A. glabra x octandra ‘Homestead’

Homestead Buckeye

Height: 20’ UPlm Spread: 20’ Zone: 4 Shape: Rounded Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Dark red Flower: Yellow-green Fruit: Nut Selected by Norm Evers of South Dakota State University. Early, bright red fall color that is consistent from year to year. Extremely dense growth habit producing a wide crown at a very young age.

A. hippocastanum ‘Baumannii’

Double Flowering Horsechestnut

Height: 50-75’ UPm Spread: 40-70’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright, oval Foliage: Yellow-green to dark green Fall Color: None Flower: White, showy Fruit: Seedless Upright oval of coarse texture. In late-spring, beautiful, sterile, double, popcorn-like, white flowers are produced lasting longer than the species. A seedless cultivar.

Aesculus octandra

Yellow Buckeye

Height: 60-75’ UPlm Spread: 30-50’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright, oval Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Yellow, apricot, orange Flower: Yellow-green Fruit: Nut The fastest growing Aesculus. Grows to 60’+. Yellow to apricot fall color. The large, shiny buckeye nuts are attractive to wildlife, including inquisitive children.

ALNUS - ALDER Alnus rugosa

Speckled Alder

Height: 15-25’ UPw Spread: 6-15’ Zone: 3 Shape: Upright oval, shrubby Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: None Flower: Yellow catkin Fruit: Tiny, pine cone-like nutlet A coarse, small tree or large shrub with distinct whitish lenticels on the stems that give it its name. In late March to early April, clusters of yellow catkins are followed by persistent winged nutlets. Commonly found in wet soils.

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AMELANCHIER - SERVICEBERRY Amelanchier arborea

Downy Serviceberry

Height: 15-25’ UPblktw Spread: 10-12’ Zone: 4 Shape: Rounded Foliage: Medium to dark green Fall Color: Yellow Flower: White Fruit: Purple berries A small-scale tree or large shrub. Beautiful clusters of white flowers on drooping racemes followed by sweet, purple fruits that are quickly taken by birds. Wonderful yellow fall color. Attractive, smooth, light gray bark.

Amelanchier canadensis

Shadblow Serviceberry

Height: 10-15’ UPbkt Spread: 10’ Zone: 3 Shape: Upright, oval Foliage: Medium to dark green Fall Color: Yellow-orange Flower: White Fruit: Purple berries Many slender upright stems with smooth, light gray bark form an oval crown with masses of white flowers in early spring. Edible, sweet, purple fruits. In fall, foliage turns a brilliant yellow-orange.

Amelanchier x grandiflora

Apple Serviceberry

Height: 25-30’ UPblktw Spread: 25-30’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright, rounded Foliage: Medium to dark green Fall Color: Yellow to red Flower: White Fruit: Purple-red berries Early blooming, small tree with pink buds and white flowers. Pink to red berries ripen to resemble small blueberries and are quickly eaten by the birds. Brilliant fall color ranging from yellow to red. Attractive, smooth, light gray bark.

A. x grand. ‘Autumn Brilliance’ PP5,717 Autumn Brilliance® Serviceberry Height: 20-25’ UPblkt Spread: 20-25’ Zone: 3 Shape: Upright, rounded Foliage: Bronze-purple to blue-green Fall Color: Orange-red Flower: White Fruit: Purple berries Upright, heavily branched tree with smooth, light gray bark. Newly emerging spring foliage changes from bronze purple to blue-green. Fall color is a rich orange-red. A Bill Wandell selection.

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Johnson’s Nursery, Inc.™ Forest Prince Serviceberry

Height: 15-25’ UPblkt Spread: 15-20’ Zone: 3 Shape: Upright, rounded Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Orange-red Flower: White Fruit: Purple berries Beautiful white spring flowers. Clean, dark green summer foliage and good orange-red autumn color. June fruits are edible and delicious to birds and people. A pleasing small tree for any landscape. Attractive, smooth, light gray bark. A Roy Klehm selection.

A. x grand. ‘Princess Diana’ PP6,041

Princess Diana Serviceberry

Height: 20’ UPblkt Spread: 20-25’ Zone: 3 Shape: Upright, rounded Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Red-orange Flower: White Fruit: Purple berries A Tom Watson selection. Gracefully spreading crown on small multi-stemmed tree with attractive, smooth, light gray bark. Clusters of white flowers on drooping racemes with initial pink blush. Excellent red-orange fall color.

Amelanchier x grand. ‘Robin Hill’

Robin Hill Serviceberry

Height: 20-25’ UPblkt Spread: 12-15’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright oval Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Bright red Flower: Pinkish white Fruit: Purple berries Upright oval, heavily branched small-scale tree with smooth, light gray bark. Purplish-pink buds open to white flowers with an initial strong pink blush. Wonderful bright red fall color.

Amelanchier laevis

Allegheny Serviceberry

Height: 25’ UPblktw Spread: 15’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright, oval Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Orange-red Flower: White Fruit: Purple berries Narrow, upright oval form with showy white flower clusters in spring followed by purple, edible, sweet fruits. Dark green foliage turns a brilliant orange-red in fall. Attractive, smooth, light gray bark.

= Plant originated at Johnson’s Nursery, Inc.™

Amelanchier laevis ‘Cumulus’

Cumulus Serviceberry

Height: 20-25’ UPblkt Spread: 15-20’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright, oval Foliage: Purplish, dark green Fall Color: Orange-scarlet Flower: White Fruit: Purple berries Usually grown as a single stem form. Has an upright oval outline becoming more open with age. Masses of fleecy white flowers in spring. Bright orange-scarlet fall color. Attractive, smooth, light gray bark.

Amelanchier laevis ‘JFS-Arb’

Spring Flurry® Serviceberry

Height: 35’ UPblkt Spread: 20’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright, oval Foliage: Medium green Fall Color: Orange Flower: White Fruit: Purple-blue berries A J. Frank Schmidt introduction. Introduced for its excellent form for street tree use. Orange fall color. Attractive, smooth, light gray bark.

A. laevis ‘Lustre’

Lustre Allegheny Serviceberry

Height: 25’ UPblkt Spread: 15’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright Foliage: Medium green Fall Color: Orange, red, yellow Flower: White Fruit: Dark blue-purple berries Elegant serviceberry cultivar with great orange, red, yellow fall color and clear white spring blooms. Foliage emerges bronze to red and turns dark green in summer. Dark blue-purple drupes are favored by birds. Attractive, smooth, light gray bark.

Amelanchier sanguinea

Roundleaf Serviceberry

Height: 12-15’ UPblktw Spread: 12-15’ Zone: 4 Shape: Rounded, shrubby Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Yellow to maroon Flower: White Fruit: Purple-black berries A multi-stem formed serviceberry which blooms about one week later than others. Yellow to maroon fall color. Slightly suckering. Attractive, smooth, light gray bark.

U = Full Sun P = Partial Shade A = Full Shade b = Attracts Birds m = Attracts Humming Birds f = Attracts Butterflies g = Fragrant c = Cut Flower d = Deer Resistant l = Fall Color k = Interesting Bark t = Attractive Fruit w = WI Native

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A. x grandiflora ‘Forest Prince’

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BETULA - BIRCH Betula alleghaniensis

Betula populifolia ‘Whitespire’ Yellow Birch

Height: 40-60’ UPblkw Spread: 40-50’ Zone: 4 Shape: Rounded pyramidal Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Golden-yellow Flower: Catkins Fruit: Nutlet Spectacular round-headed form and uniform branching. Wonderful golden-yellow fall color. Slender stems have a faint odor and taste of wintergreen. Stems and branches have a metallic-like shine of yellow-brown to reddish-brown. Older trunks can turn silver to yellow-silver.

Betula glandulifera

Bog Birch

Height: 6-9’ UPlw Spread: 8’ Zone: 3 Shape: Upright oval Foliage: Medium green Fall Color: Yellow to red Flower: Catkins Fruit: Nutlet A small scale Birch native to Wisconsin wetlands. It’s small leaves give the tree a fine textured appearance. Fall color ranges from yellow to red. Prefers slightly acidic soils.

Betula nigra

River Birch

Height: 40-70’ Ukw Spread: 40-60’ Zone: 3 Shape: Broadly pyramidal Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Golden-yellow Flower: Catkins Fruit: Nutlet Excellent for wet soil conditions. Exfoliating, cinnamon-brown bark exposes the pink inner bark. Resistant to bronze birch borer. Prefers slightly acidic soils

B. papyrifera ‘Renci’ PP12,768

Renaissance Reflection® Paper Birch

Height: 60’ UPkb Spread: 25’ Zone: 3 Shape: Upright pyramidal Foliage: Deep green Fall Color: Yellow Flower: Catkins Fruit: Nutlet Introduced by Evergreen Nursery Company, Inc. This great tree is the first in a series developed for resistance to bronze birch borer. A rapid grower. Distinctive pyramidal habit with deep green foliage changing to a pleasing yellow in fall. Slightly exfoliating, bright white bark. Shows resistance to bronze birch borer when not extremely stressed. Prefers cool, moist, welldrained soils.

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Whitespire Birch

Height: 30-40’ UP Spread: 20-25’ Zone: 4 Shape: Narrow pyramidal Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Yellow Flower: Catkins Fruit: Nutlet A selection introduced by Dr. Hasselkus. A non-exfoliating, narrow, pyramidal white birch with glossy, dark green foliage. More heat tolerant than B. papyrifera and good borer resistance. Prefers slightly acidic, well-drained soils.

CARPINUS - MUSCLEWOOD Carpinus caroliniana

Musclewood

Height: 25-30’ UPAbkw Spread: 25-30’ Zone: 3 Shape: Oval Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Orange-red or yellow-green Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Nutlet A great native understory tree at home in sun or shade. Smooth, bluish-gray bark with fluted trunks give this small scale tree its name.

C. caroliniana J.N. Strain

J.N. Strain of Musclewood

Height: 25-30’ UPAblkw Spread: 25-30’ Zone: 3 Shape: Oval Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Orange-red or yellow Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Nutlet Fantastic, small-scale tree with a dense canopy. Improved fall color on our Wisconsin strain is mostly orange-red, some will be yellow. Its leaf and bark characteristics resemble a small beech tree with fall color. NOT hard to transplant.

C. caroliniana ‘J.N. Globe’

Ball O’ Fire™ Musclewood

Height: 15’ UPAblk Spread: 15’ Zone: 3 Shape: Compact, globe-shaped Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Orange-red Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Nutlet A compact, globe formed tree with excellent orange-red fall color. The cultivar originated from a seedling selected from the wild in Waukesha County, WI. An excellent specimen plant.

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Johnson’s Nursery, Inc.™ Firespire™ Musclewood

Height: 20’ UPAblk Spread: 8-10’ Zone: 3 Shape: Narrow, upright, oval Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Orange-red Flower: Bright red catkins Fruit: Nutlet An upright form with outstanding orange-red fall color. Quite similar in scale and form to Cornus mas ‘Golden Glory’. A very useful screening plant, because of its slender form and tolerance for both sun and shade.

CARYA - HICKORY Carya cordiformis

Bitternut Hickory

Height: 60’ Ukw Spread: 50’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright, vase-shaped Foliage: Light green, palmately compound Fall Color: Yellow Flower: Catkins Fruit: Nut A beautiful vase form. The fastest growing Carya for our area. Winter buds are a bright sulfur yellow.

Carya ovata

Shagbark Hickory

Height: 80’ UPktw Spread: 40’ Zone: 4 Shape: Oval Foliage: Light green, palmately compound Fall Color: Golden-yellow Flower: Catkins Fruit: Nut Large tree with peeling straps of gray bark. Sweet tasting nuts are favored by people and wildlife, especially squirrels. Emerging spring shoots are often colored shades of pink-red to maroon, as beautiful as a flower.

CATALPA - CATALPA Catalpa speciosa

Northern Catalpa

Height: 40-60’ UPg Spread: 30-45’ Zone: 4 Shape: Open oval Foliage: Medium green Fall Color: Does not usually color Flower: White, fragrant, showy Fruit: Giant bean pods Tall shade tree with large, heart-shaped leaves and gorgeous, fragrant white flowers in summer. The long, cigar-like pods hang on all winter. This tree could have been the inspiration for the story Jack and the Bean Stalk. Very fast growing.

= Plant originated at Johnson’s Nursery, Inc.™

CELTIS - HACKBERRY Celtis occidentalis

Common Hackberry

Height: 40-60’ Ubw Spread: 40-60’ Zone: 2 Shape: Upright, vase-shaped Foliage: Medium green Fall Color: Sometimes clear yellow Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Pea-sized purple berry Large, vase-shaped shade tree. An excellent street tree. Very tough and urban tolerant. Very interesting pebbly, light gray bark. Purplish fruits are eaten by birds in fall and winter.

Celtis occidentalis ‘Chicagoland’

Chicagoland Hackberry

Height: 40’ Ub Spread: 50’ Zone: 2 Shape: Broad pyramidal Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Yellow Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Pea-sized purple berry Tough, attractive tree suitable for extreme urban conditions. Broad pyramidal habit with yellow fall color. Yellow to dark purple fruits attract birds. Strong upright growth and central leader. Prefers rich, moist soils but very tolerant of most conditions.

CERCIDIPHYLLUM - KATSURATREE Cercidiphyllum japonicum

Katsuratree

Height: 40-60’ Ul Spread: 20-35’ Zone: 4 Shape: Broad pyramidal Foliage: Blue-green Fall Color: Yellow-apricot Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Tiny, pod-like fruit A first-rate landscape tree. Fine-textured, cool blue-green, heart-shaped leaves turn a spectacular apricot color in fall. Drought intolerant. Requires rich, moist soils that hold water well.

CERCIS - REDBUD Cercis canadensis

Eastern Redbud

Height: 20-30’ UPfm Spread: 25-35’ Zone: 5 (4) Shape: Rounded, vase-shaped Foliage: Dark blue Fall Color: Yellow Flower: Purple-pink, showy Fruit: Pea pod-like fruit Small tree which produces purplish-pink flowers all along its branches. Does well in dry, alkaline soil. Our plants originated from old plants in Columbus and western Waukesha County, Wisconsin. The flowers are edible and tasty in salads!

U = Full Sun P = Partial Shade A = Full Shade b = Attracts Birds m = Attracts Humming Birds f = Attracts Butterflies g = Fragrant c = Cut Flower d = Deer Resistant l = Fall Color k = Interesting Bark t = Attractive Fruit w = WI Native

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C. caroliniana ‘J.N. Upright’

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CHIONANTHUS - FRINGETREE Chionanthus virginicus

White Fringetree

Height: 12-20’ UPbdt Spread: 12-20’ Zone: 4 Shape: Broad Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Golden-yellow Flower: White, showy Fruit: Tiny blue drupe (female only) Small tree or large shrub with fleecy white flowers. Has performed admirably in our heavy alkaline soil. Loose clusters of blue fruits in early fall are attractive to birds. Tolerates partial shade. Deer resistant. Male plants are fruitless.

C. mas ‘Golden Glory’ Golden Glory Corneliancherry Dogwood Height: 20-25’ UPkt Spread: 15’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright, oval Foliage: Glossy dark green Fall Color: Purple Flower: Bright yellow Fruit: Bright red drupe Small-scale tree or large shrub with a much more upright, formal growth habit and extremely glossy dark green foliage than the species. Abundant, small, bright yellow flowers in very early spring are followed by edible, bright red, cherry-like fruits. Selected by Ralph Synnesvedt, Sr.

CLADRASTIS - YELLOWWOOD

CORYLUS - FILBERT

Cladrastis kentuckea

Corylus colurna

American Yellowwood

Height: 30-50’ Uk Spread: 40-55’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright, rounded Foliage: Medium green Fall Color: Yellow Flower: White, fragrant Fruit: Pea pod-like fruit An outstanding small tree with smooth, beech-like, gray bark. The graceful, pendulous, white flowers are fragrant. It requires good, rich, well-drained soil to perform well.

CORNUS - DOGWOOD Cornus alternifolia

Pagoda Dogwood

Height: 15-25’ UPablgw Spread: 15-25’ Zone: 3 Shape: Horizontal, spreading Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Maroon to purple Flower: White Fruit: Pea-sized berry Shrubby, small tree with four-season interest. Creamy, flattopped flower clusters in May are followed by blue-black, pea-sized fruits. Early fall color is a rich maroon. Develops a horizontal layered branching habit, especially in shade. Needs rich, well-drained soil. Drought and heat intolerant. Native to every county in Wisconsin.

Cornus mas

Corneliancherry Dogwood

Height: 20-25’ UPkt Spread: 10-15’ Zone: 4 Shape: Low branched, rounded Foliage: Glossy dark green Fall Color: Reddish Flower: Yellow Fruit: Bright red, oblong A small-scale tree or large shrub. Showy, bright yellow flowers appear before Forsythia, a sign that spring is here! Showy exfoliating bark on older specimens. Bright, cherry-like fruits can make a fine jam or jelly. An outstanding screening plant.

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Turkish Filbert

Height: 40-50’ UPk Spread: 15-30’ Zone: 4 Shape: Broad pyramidal Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Yellow, variable Flower: Catkin Fruit: Nut Wonderfully formal, teardrop habit. Leathery, dark green foliage and exfoliating, ash-gray bark. Trees begin bearing hazelnuts at 15 to 20 years of age. Very tough, drought tolerant tree once established. Can withstand the toughest of urban conditions.

CRATAEGUS - HAWTHORN Crat. crus-galli var. inermis

Thornless Cockspur Hawthorn

Height: 20-30’ Ubfm Spread: 25-35’ Zone: 4 Shape: Broad, low-branching Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Orange Flower: White Fruit: Dark red berry Small tree with an excellent dense crown good for screening. Lustrous dark green, shiny leaves. White flowers followed by brick red fruits. No thorns. Its horizontal branches are highlighted beautifully after a fresh snow.

Crataegus macracantha

Fleshy Hawthorn

Height: 18’ Ubfmw Spread: 24’ Zone: 3 Shape: Broad, low-branching Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Yellow Flower: White Fruit: Red fruit Small tree with an excellent dense crown good for screening. Lustrous dark green, shiny leaves. White flowers followed by brick red fruits. Has thorns.

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Downy Hawthorn

Height: 20-30’ Ubfmw Spread: 25-35’ Zone: 3 Shape: Horizontal, spreading Foliage: Medium green Fall Color: Yellow Flower: White Fruit: Red fruit Wide-spreading small tree with a picturesque horizontal form. A common pioneer species in old field situations in SE Wisconsin. Showy, flat-topped clusters of creamy white flowers in early May are followed by small 3/4” diameter red fruits that look like apples. Very susceptible to cedar-hawthorn rust. Has thorns.

Crataegus phaenopyrum

Washington Hawthorn

Height: 25-30’ Ubfml Spread: 20-25’ Zone: 4 Shape: Broad, oval Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Red-maroon Flower: White Fruit: Orange-red berry Small, dense tree that is upright in youth and becomes rounded with age. Very showy pea-sized, orange-red fruit lasts into January. Outstanding red-maroon fall color. Has thorns.

Crataegus viridis ‘Winter King’

Winter King Hawthorn

Height: 20-30’ Ubfmlk Spread: 25-35’ Zone: 4 Shape: Broad, vase-shaped Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Yellow Flower: White Fruit: Bright red berry A rounded habit with vase-shaped branching. Showy, bright red fruits persist later into winter than any other tree. Silvery bark exfoliates beautifully with age displaying combinations of cinnamon, gray and orange. A Bob Simpson introduction. Few thorns.

FAGUS - ­BEECH Fagus grandifolia

American Beech

Height: 60-75’ Upbkw Spread: 55-65’ Zone: 4 Shape: Broadly oval Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Golden-bronze Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Nut, every 3 years An aristrocrat of the forest! Large, stately tree with light gray, smooth bark that can resemble an elephant’s hide. Edible nuts are attractive to most wildlife and are produced about every 3 years. Slow growing. Climax forest tree.

= Plant originated at Johnson’s Nursery, Inc.™

GINKGO - GINKGO Ginkgo biloba ‘Magyar’

Magyar Ginkgo Height: 50’ Spread: 25’ Zone: 4 Shape: Narrow pyramidal Foliage: Medium green Fall Color: Bright yellow Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Seedless

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Narrow, upright, male cultivar. Fruitless! Excellent street tree.

Ginkgo biloba ‘Princeton Sentry’

Princeton Sentry Ginkgo

Height: 40’ Spread: 15’ Zone: 4 Shape: Narrow, pyramidal Foliage: Green Fall Color: Bright yellow Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Seedless Seedless male cultivar with narrow, upright form.

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GLEDITSIA - HONEYLOCUST G. triacanthos ‘Impcole’ PP1,605

Imperial® Honeylocust

Height: 30-35’ U Spread: 30-35’ Zone: 3 Shape: Compact, spreading Foliage: Glossy bright green Fall Color: Yellow Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Seedless Rounded habit with graceful spreading branches. Smallerscaled and more compact and formal than other honeylocust cultivars. Seedless.

G. tria. ‘Shademaster’ PP1,515 Shademaster® Honeylocust Height: 50-60’ U Spread: 30-35’ Zone: 3 Shape: Upright, symmetrical Foliage: Deep green Fall Color: Yellow Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Seedless Rapid grower. Elm-like, vase-shaped habit makes it unique among honeylocust. Drought tolerant.

G. triacanthos ‘Skycole’ PP1,619

Skyline® Honeylocust

Height: 50-60’ U Spread: 35-45’ Zone: 3 Shape: Upright oval Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Yellow Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Seedless Strong grower. Urban tolerant. Upright spreading branches produce a shapely oval crown. Fine-textured, dark green foliage turns bright golden-yellow in fall.

U = Full Sun P = Partial Shade A = Full Shade b = Attracts Birds m = Attracts Humming Birds f = Attracts Butterflies g = Fragrant c = Cut Flower d = Deer Resistant l = Fall Color k = Interesting Bark t = Attractive Fruit w = WI Native

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Crataegus mollis

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GYMNOCLADUS - COFFEETREE

MAACKIA - MAACKIA

Gymnocladus dioica

Maackia amurensis

Kentucky Coffeetree

Height: 50-60’ Uw Spread: 50-60’ Zone: 3 Shape: Upright oval Foliage: Blue-green Fall Color: Variable Flower: Greenish white Fruit: Pods (female only) An ugly duckling in youth, maturing into a graceful swan. Its bluish-green, compound leaves give a lacy appearance in summer. The flaking bark and bold branching add winter interest. Female trees produce 5-10” long thick brown leathery pods which provide winter interest.

Gymnocladus dioicus ‘Espresso’

Espresso Coffeetree

Height: 50’ U Spread: 35’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright, oval Foliage: Blue-green Fall Color: Variable Flower: Greenish Fruit: Seedless Grafted male selection (seedless). Arching, upright branch habit in youth. Better growth rate than typical seedling.

JUGLANS - WALNUT Juglans nigra

Height: 50-75’ Uw Spread: 50-75’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright oval Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Yellow Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Nut Tall forest tree with round, delicious nuts which squirrels find irresistible. Valuable timber tree. Best planted in areas where Juglone toxicity would not be a problem.

LIRIODENDRON - TULIPTREE Liriodendron tulipifera

Tuliptree

Starburst Amur Maackia

Height: 25’ U Spread: 25’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright, vase-shaped Foliage: Medium green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: White Fruit: Pod, insignificant Similar to the species but faster growing, denser and more uniform. Small-scale tree with exfoliating, copper colored bark and abundant white flowers. An excellent selection for tough urban sites.

MAGNOLIA - MAGNOLIA Butterflies™ Magnolia

Height: 20-30’ UPbgm Spread: 20-30’ Zone: 3 Shape: Upright pyramidal Foliage: Glossy dark green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: Yellow, fragrant Fruit: Pink-red, cucumber-shaped pod Hybrid magnolia known for its late spring, tulip-like, yellow blossoms. Upright pyramidal or multi-stemmed form, with glossy dark green summer foliage. Flowers have a light lemony fragrance. Intolerant to drought.

M. x loebneri ‘Leonard Messel’

Height: 80’ Up Spread: 45’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright pyramidal Foliage: Bright green Fall Color: Bright yellow Flower: Yellow-green Fruit: Aggregate Very large shade tree. 150’ tall trees are not uncommon in the mountains of North Carolina. Interesting greenish-yellow, tulip-like flowers with an orange interior. Marginally hardy as a juvenile plant in Wisconsin. Hardy as an adult.

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M. amur. ‘Starburst’ PP10,557

Magnolia ‘Butterflies’ PP7,456 Black Walnut

Amur Maackia

Height: 20-30’ U Spread: 20-30’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright, vase-shaped Foliage: Medium green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: White Fruit: Pod, insignificant Tough, slow-growing, small-scale tree. Attractive white flowers in late summer. Handsome bronze bark.

Leonard Messel Magnolia

Height: 15-20’ UPbgm Spread: 20-25’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright Foliage: Deep green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: Deep pink, fragrant Fruit: Pink-red, cucumber-shaped pod Upright becoming rounded with age. In late spring, lovely fragrant, deep pink 4-6” flowers are produced. Flowers at a young age. Intolerant to drought.

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Johnson’s Nursery, Inc.™ Merrill Magnolia

Height: 25-30’ Ubgm Spread: 25-30’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright oval Foliage: Deep green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: White, fragrant Fruit: Pink-red, cucumber-shaped pod Upright oval habit, spreading with age. Masses of fragrant, pure white flowers in April resemble a white cloud. Flowers at a young age. Intolerant to drought.

Magnolia stellata ‘Royal Star’

Royal Star Magnolia

Height: 10-15’ UPbgm Spread: 10-15’ Zone: 4 Shape: Compact, rounded Foliage: Deep green Fall Color: Bronze Flower: White, fragrant Fruit: Pink-red, cucumber-shaped pod Upright, densely branched becoming rounded with age. Fuzzy buds open to white, fragrant, waterlily-like flowers appearing before the attractive, fine-textured foliage. Handsome bronze fall color. Intolerant to drought.

MALUS - CRABAPPLE Malus ‘Adams’

Adams Crabapple

Adirondak Crabapple

Height: 20’ Ubtg Spread: 12’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright, dense Foliage: Medium green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: White Fruit: Bright red, 1/2” A densely upright tree even with age. Leathery, dark green foliage has excellent disease resistance. Dark carmine red buds open to an outstanding display of single white flowers followed by orange-red fruits which remain through February. A Don Egolf (US National Arboretum) introduction.

= Plant originated at Johnson’s Nursery, Inc.™

Jackii Crabapple

Height: 25-30’ Ubg Spread: 25-30’ Zone: 4 Shape: Broad, rounded Foliage: Glossy green Fall Color: Yellow Flower: White, fragrant Fruit: Dark red, 3/8” Perfect rounded form. Glossy green foliage is the best of any crabapple. Excellent disease resistance. Early, fragrant, white flowers followed by small, maroon-red fruits.

Malus ‘Bob White’

Bob White Crabapple

Height: 20-25’ Ubtg Spread: 25-30’ Zone: 4 Shape: Dense, rounded Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: White, fragrant Fruit: Yellow, 1/2” Densely branched with a rounded outline. Cherry-red buds open to fragrant, white flowers. Abundant, persistent, yellowgold fruits, that mature to an orange-gold, are very showy in the winter landscape.

Malus ‘Cardinal’ PP7,147

Height: 20-25’ Ug Spread: 25-30’ Zone: 4 Shape: Dense, rounded Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: Pink-red Fruit: Red, 5/8”, persistent Pinkish-red flowering crab with a mounded, dense crown. Dark, glossy red fruits persist throughout the entire winter.

Malus ‘Adirondak’

Malus baccata ‘Jackii’

Cardinal® Crabapple

Height: 15-20’ Ubg Spread: 15-20’ Zone: 4 Shape: Broadly spreading Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: Magenta-pink Fruit: Deep red, 1/2” Broad-spreading, becoming flat-topped with age. Introduced by Princeton Nurseries for its glossy, disease resistant foliage and bright magenta-pink flowers.

Malus ‘Cardinal’s Robe’

Cardinal’s Robe Crabapple

Height: 15’ Ubtg Spread: 12’ Zone: 4 Shape: Rounded Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: Bright red Fruit: Bright red, 1/2” Medium-sized, rounded crabapple with striking red flowers and good disease resistance. Orange-red buds open to bright red flowers followed by small, bright red fruit. Father Fiala selection.

Malus ‘Cinzam’

Cinderella® Crabapple

Height: 8’ Ubtg Spread: 5’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright oval Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: White Fruit: Yellow-gold, 1/4” Snow white spring blooms, dark green summer foliage, and yellow-gold fall and winter fruit display. Petite crabapple selection with compact, upright habit. Requires no trimming to maintain size and form.

U = Full Sun P = Partial Shade A = Full Shade b = Attracts Birds m = Attracts Humming Birds f = Attracts Butterflies g = Fragrant c = Cut Flower d = Deer Resistant l = Fall Color k = Interesting Bark t = Attractive Fruit w = WI Native

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Magnolia x loebneri ‘Merrill’

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Coralburst® Crabapple

Height: 15’ Ug Spread: 15’ Zone: 4 Shape: Compact, rounded Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: Rose-pink Fruit: Bronze, few Densely compact rounded form. Coral-pink buds open to double rose-pink flowers. Excellent disease resistance.

Malus ‘Donald Wyman’

Donald Wyman Crabapple

Height: 25’ Utg Spread: 25’ Zone: 4 Shape: Broadly rounded Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: White Fruit: Bright red, 3/8”, persistent Broadly rounded with lustrous dark green foliage. Single white flowers with glossy, bright red fruits throughout all of winter.

Malus ‘Hargozam’

Harvest Gold® Crabapple

Height: 20-25’ Ubtg Spread: 20-25’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright, rounded Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: White Fruit: Golden-yellow, 1/2” A Lake County Nursery introduction. Vigorous, upright grower becoming rounded with age. Abundant, single white flowers appear a week later than other crabapples. Unusual, goldenyellow fruit clusters turn to a pleasing cider color after a frost, persisting into March. The jewel-like fruits are accented by red pedicels.

Malus ioensis

Prairie Crabapple

Height: 20’ Ugw Spread: 20’ Zone: 3 Shape: Round, spreading Foliage: Green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: Baby pink Fruit: Green, 1” Our native crabapple tree. Can form small colonies. Fragrant pink flowers. May be susceptible to disease.

Malus ‘Jewelcole’ PP3,267

Red Jewel® Crabapple

Height: 20’ Utg Spread: 15’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright pyramidal Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: White Fruit: Orange-red, 1/2”, persistant An upright pyramidal becoming rounded with age. Excellent dark green foliage which is highly scab resistant. Abundant, single, pure white flowers. One of the showiest of all crabs in fall with an incredible display of orange-red, jewel-like fruits which are showy through March.

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Malus ‘JFS-KW5’

Royal Raindrops® Crabapple

Height: 20’ Ug Spread: 15’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright, spreading Foliage: Purple, cutleaf Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: Bright pink-red Fruit: Red, 1/4” J. Frank Schmidt introduction. Excellent resistance to apple scab and fireblight. Unique bright pink-red, cutleaf foliage. Purple flowers followed by ¼” persistent red fruits.

Malus ‘Lanzam’ PP8,056

Lancelot® Crabapple

Height: 10’ Ubg Spread: 8’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright, oval Foliage: Green Fall Color: Gold Flower: White Fruit: Yellow-gold Upright dwarf crabapple with a dense oval crown. Attractive, highly disease resistant, crisp green foliage turns a glorious gold in fall. Bright red buds open to a floriferous display of snowwhite flowers. Abundant, small golden fruits. Lake County Nursery introduction.

Malus ‘Lollizam’

Lollipop™ Crabapple

Height: 10’ Ubg Spread: 10’ Zone: 4 Shape: Compact, globed-shaped Foliage: Bright green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: White Fruit: Yellow, 3/8” A compact dwarf crabapple forming a naturally tight, symmetrical, globe-shaped head of bright green, disease resistant foliage. Pale ivory-pink buds open to a prolific display of fragrant white flowers.

Malus ‘Louisa’

Louisa Crabapple

Height: 15’ Ubg Spread: 20-25’ Zone: 4 Shape: Weeping Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: Pink Fruit: Gold, 3/8” A Polly Hill introduction. A true pink-flowered, weeping crab with graceful, arching branches. Excellent specimen form and glossy dark green foliage that is highly scab resistant. Lemongold fruits darken to a golden-orange with a rose blush and are taken early by the birds.

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Johnson’s Nursery, Inc.™ Mary Potter Crabapple

Height: 12’ Ubmtg Spread: 18’ Zone: 4 Shape: Low, spreading Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Gold Flower: White Fruit: Bright red, 3/8” Picturesque, spreading form much like a dwarf M. floribunda. Golden fall foliage. Prolific, cherry-red fruits and highly scab resistant. Alternate bearing fruit persists until early January before birds take it.

Malus ‘Parrsi’

Pink Princess™ Crabapple

Height: 8’ Ubg Spread: 12’ Zone: 5 Shape: Low, spreading Foliage: Purple to bronze-green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: Rose-pink Fruit: Deep red, 1/4” A low spreader with attractive purple spring foliage becoming bronze-green in summer. Purple buds open to a profuse display of single rose-pink blooms. Persistent, tiny, deep red fruits. Good disease resistance. A J.F. Schmidt Nursery introduction.

Malus ‘Prairie Maid’

Prairie Maid Crabapple

Height: 20’ Ubtg Spread: 25’ Zone: 4 Shape: Rounded to spreading Foliage: Burgundy-red Fall Color: Orange-yellow Flower: Deep pink Fruit: Red fruit Rounded to spreading habit with burgundy-red tinged spring foliage turning a nice orange-yellow in fall. Produces a spectacular display of fragrant, deep pink flowers. Abundant clusters of small red fruits are taken by birds in late fall. Very disease resistant, better than M. ‘Prairifire’. A Bob Simpson introduction.

Malus ‘Prairifire’

Prairifire Crabapple

Height: 20’ Ug Spread: 20’ Zone: 4 Shape: Rounded, irregular Foliage: Red-maroon to dark green Fall Color: Orange Flower: Magenta Fruit: Maroon, 3-8”-1/2” Bred by the University of Illinois specifically for its excellent disease resistance. Reddish-maroon spring foliage matures to dark green turning a good orange fall color. Striking single, bright magenta flowers. Maroon fruit persists from July to March. Glossy, cherry-like bark.

= Plant originated at Johnson’s Nursery, Inc.™

Malus ‘Profusion’

Profusion Crabapple

Height: 30-35’ Ubg Spread: 25-30’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright, rounded Foliage: Purple to bronze-green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: Red-purple Fruit: Maroon, 1/2” A vigorous grower with an upright rounded habit. Purple new foliage fades to bronze-green. Abundant, single, reddish-purple flowers. Maroon fruits.

Malus ‘Purple Prince’ PP8,478

Purple Prince Crabapple

Height: 20’ Ubgm Spread: 20’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright, rounded Foliage: Dark purple to bronze-green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: Deep pink Fruit: Purple, persistent Fast growing, small, rounded, tailored tree. Deep purple spring foliage becomes bronze-green with age. Bright carmine-red buds open to a profuse display of single, deep pink flowers. Persistent purple fruits with a blue waxy coat. Cherry-like bark. J.F. Schmidt introduction.

Malus ‘Red Baron’

Red Baron Crabapple

Height: 20’ Ubtg Spread: 10’ Zone: 4 Shape: Narrow, columnar Foliage: Red-purple to bronze-green Fall Color: Reddish-orange Flower: Pink Fruit: Dark red, 1/2” Columnar in youth, it develops an oval crown with age. Dark green, red tinged foliage turns reddish-orange in fall. One of the best for fall color. Single pink flowers and ribbed, glossy dark red fruits.

Malus ‘Red Jade’

Red Jade Crabapple

Height: 10-15’ Ubtg Spread: 20-30’ Zone: 4 Shape: Weeping Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: White Fruit: Cherry red, 1/2” Graceful weeping form that produces prolific white blooms on pendulous branches. Abundant, cherry-red fruits are relished by the birds.

Malus sargentii

Sargent Crabapple

Height: 8’ Ubg Spread: 12’ Zone: 5 Shape: Low, spreading Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: White, fragrant Fruit: Dark red Small spreading tree with a picturesque branching habit. Holds snow well in winter. Alternate bearing. Very clean disease resistant foliage.

U = Full Sun P = Partial Shade A = Full Shade b = Attracts Birds m = Attracts Humming Birds f = Attracts Butterflies g = Fragrant c = Cut Flower d = Deer Resistant l = Fall Color k = Interesting Bark t = Attractive Fruit w = WI Native

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Firebird® Crabapple

Height: 9’ Utg Spread: 17’ Zone: 4 Shape: Rounded, spreading Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: White Fruit: Bright red An attractive, compact spreader with dark green foliage. Red buds open to single, white flowers a week later than other crabs. Small, bright red fruits attract birds in early fall and persist all through winter. Highly resistant to all major diseases of crabapples.

M. sargentii ‘Candymint’ PP6,606

Candymint Sargent Crabapple

Height: 10-15’ Ubg Spread: 20-25’ Zone: 4 Shape: Low, spreading Foliage: Green-purple Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: Rose-pink Fruit: Burgundy, 3/8” A picturesque crabapple that has an irregular horizontal spreading habit, purple tinged foliage and shiny mahogany bark. Deep carmine buds open to a long lasting show of rose-pink flowers. Abundant, burgundy fruits are carried on burgundy pedicels. A Bob Simpson introduction which he considered the best crabapple tree for specimen use in the landscape.

Malus sargentii ‘Tina’

Tina Sargent Crabapple

Height: 5’ Ubg Spread: 8’ Zone: 5 Shape: Low, spreading Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: White Fruit: Bright red, 1/4” A miniature crabapple tree with a low spreading form similar to its parent, Sargent Crabapple. Red buds open to small white flowers followed by tiny, bright red fruits. Great for limited spaces. Highly disease resistant. Alternate.

Malus ‘Sentinel’

Sentinel Crabapple

Height: 20’ Ubtg Spread: 15’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright, narrow Foliage: Glossy dark green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: White Fruit: Red, 3/8”, persistent Narrow, upright form which can be maintained with minimal pruning. Profuse display of spectacular white and pink-tinged flowers. Outstanding persistent red winter fruit through March. An excellent street tree! Good disease resistance.

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Malus ‘Spring Snow’ PP2,667

Spring Snow Crabapple

Height: 25’ Ug Spread: 20’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright, oval Foliage: Bright green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: White, fragrant Fruit: Fruitless Densely branched oval with bright green foliage. Fragrant, single white flowers. Fruitless.

Malus ‘Sutyzam’ PP7,062

Sugar Tyme® Crabapple

Height: 25’ Ubmtg Spread: 25’ Zone: 4 Shape: Rounded, spreading Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: White Fruit: Red, 1/2”, persistent Uniform round to spreading in habit with crisp dark green foliage, which is highly resistant to scab. Pink buds open to fragrant, single white flowers. Copious, persistent red fruits through March. Alternate.

Malus transitoria ‘Schmidtcutleaf’

Golden Raindrops® Crabapple

Height: 25’ Ubtg Spread: 25’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright, vase-shaped Foliage: Glossy green, cutleaf Fall Color: Maroon, orange, yellow Flower: White Fruit: Golden, 1/4” A vigorous, rounded habit. Interesting glossy cutleaf, finetextured foliage has a delicate appearance. Highly scab resistant. Fall color is a wonderful mix of maroons, oranges and yellows. White flowers in spring are followed by abundant clusters of tiny golden-yellow fruits, which are eaten by birds in late fall. A J. Frank Schmidt Nursery introduction.

Malus x zumi calocarpa

Redbud Crabapple

Height: 15-20’ Ubtg Spread: 20-25’ Zone: 4 Shape: Rounded, spreading Foliage: Glossy dark green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: White, fragrant Fruit: Bright red Densely branched, rounded, gracefully spreading habit that always looks good at any season in the landscape. Deep red buds open to a showy display of single, fragrant white flowers. Small bright red fruits persist into winter. Shiny dark green foliage has good disease resistance.

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Adams

20’

Adirondak

20’

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Blight

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Scab

Cultivar

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yellow, 1/2"-5/8",

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burgundy, 3/8"

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deep red, 1/2"

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bright red, 1/2"

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deep pink buds open to

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pink blooms, single

medium green green

Fruit

inverted cone Bob White

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20’

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Candymint

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low, spreading

purple tint, becoming

Cardinal®

20’

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Cardinal’s Robe

15’

12’

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dark green

Cinderella®

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6’

upright, oval

green, deeply cut

red buds open to white

yellow, 1/4"

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Coralburst®

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15’

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dark green

coral pink buds open to

bronze, 1/2"

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Donald Wyman

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bright red, 3/8",

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Firebird ®

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dark green

red buds open to white

bright red, 3/8", persistent

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green, deeply cut

delicate and starlike,

golden-yellow and

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tiny, 1/4"

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yellow, 1/2",

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bronze-green dark purple-red, glossy to bright red

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double rose dark green, glossy,

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dark green

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persistent Jackii

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glossy green

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red, 3/8"

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crisp green

bright red buds open to

yellow

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10’

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bright green

white

yellow, 3/8"

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Louisa

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20’

weeping

dark green, glossy

true pink

yellow, 3/8"

E

G

Mary Potter

12’

18’

horizontal and low

dark green

pink buds open to

red, 3/8", favorite

G

G

single white flowers

of birds

snow-white

spreading

Disease Resistance:

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E = Excellent

G = Good

F = Fair

P = Poor

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Crabapple Comparison Chart S

8’

12’

Shape low, spreading

Foliage

Flowers

purple, becoming

Fruit

Blight

Pink Princess™

H

Scab

Cultivar

rose pink

deep red, 1/4"

E

E

green

baby pink

green, 1”

P

E

bronze-green Prairie

20’

20’

round with spreading branches

Prairie Maid

20’

25’

rounded to spreading

dark green

deep pink

red

E

E

Prairifire

20’

20’

upright, spreading,

red maroon, aging to

crimson buds open to

dark red, 3/8"-1/2",

F

E

becoming rounded

reddish green

bright pinkish red, single

persistent

upright, spreading

purplish when young,

deep pink, single

maroon, 1/2"

F

G

deep pink

maroon, 3/8"-1/2"

E

G

pink, single

dark red, 1/2"

F

E

deep pink buds open to

bright glossy red, 1/2",

F

G

E

F

Profusion

30’

25’

fading to bronze Purple Prince

20’

20’

rounded

purple, becoming bronze green

Red Baron

20’

10’

narrow, columnar

reddish-purple, turning to bronze-green

Red Jade

10’

15’

long, graceful, slender

dark green

white

abundant

Red Jewel ®

20’

15’

upright, pyramidal

dark green

pure white, single

brilliant red, 3/8",

Royal Raindrops®

20’

15’

upright, spreading

purple, cutleaf

bright pinkish-red

red, 1/4", persistent

E

E

Redbud

20’

25’

rounded, spreading

glossy dark green

white, fragrant

bright red, persistent

E

G

Sargent

8’

12’

low, horizontally

dark green

profuse, single, white,

small, 1/4"-1/3", profuse,

E

E

1/2" fragrant, alternate

dark red

Sargent Tina

5’

8’

bright red buds open to

bright red, 1/4"

E

E

red buds open to single

bright red, 3/8",

G

G

white with pink tint

persistent

pure white, fragrant,

nearly sterile

P

E

red, 1/2", persistent

E

E

weeping branches

persistent

spreading dwarf small rounded dwarf

dark green, small

single white, alternate Sentinel Spring Snow

20’ 25’

15’ 20’

narrow, upright

dark green, glossy

upright, oval

bright green

single Sugar Tyme®

25’

25’

upright, spreading, oval

dark green

pale pink buds open to white, single, alternate

Disease Resistance:

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F = Fair

P = Poor

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POPULUS - ASPEN

Ostrya virginiana

Ironwood

Height: 25’ UPAbw Spread: 15’ Zone: 3 Shape: Upright, pyramidal Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Yellow Flower: Catkin Fruit: Nutlet Small, pyramidal tree native to the dry understory in our local oak woods. Has shown promise as a street tree, however, intolerant of salt.

PHELLODENDRON - CORKTREE Phell. lavallei ‘Longnecker’

Eye Stopper™ Corktree

Height: 45’ Ulk Spread: 50’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright, spreading Foliage: Medium green Fall Color: Yellow Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Seedless Selected by Dr. Hasselkus, it is an improved male corktree selected for its consistent clear yellow fall color. Old specimens have very interesting corky bark.

PLATANUS - PLANETREE Plat. x acerfolia ‘Morton Circle’

Exclamation® London Planetree

Bloodgood London Planetree

Height: 50’ Upk Spread: 30’ Zone: 4b Shape: Upright, spreading Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Yellow Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Insignificant Upright and fast growing with wide spreading branches and large dark green, maple-like foliage. Exfoliating gray outer bark exposes light brown to olive-green and cream inner bark creating a dappled brown and cream pattern. Does well in urban conditions and has great resistance to anthracnose over the species. Only hardy in eastern Wisconsin.

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Quaking Aspen

Height: 40-50’ Ubfkw Spread: 20-30’ Zone: 2 Shape: Narrow oval to pyramidal Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Yellow Flower: Catkins Fruit: Capsule Fast growing, narrow-oval to pyramidal with lustrous dark green foliage that trembles in the slightest breeze. Indifferent to soil conditions. Suckers to form colonies. Handsome, light grayishgreen bark.

PRUNUS - CHERRY Prunus maackii

Amur Chokecherry

Height: 20-30’ Ubfk Spread: 25-30’ Zone: 2 Shape: Dense, rounded Foliage: Medium green Fall Color: Yellow Flower: White Fruit: Black cherry, 1/8” Outstanding amber to copper colored bark with a metallic sheen. Likes cool, well-drained, moist soils. Fast growing.

Prunus pensylvanica

Height: 60’ Uk Spread: 45’ Zone: 4b Shape: Upright, spreading Foliage: Medium green Fall Color: Yellow Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Light fruiting A superior selection of planetree with high vigor, a strong central leader and resistance to Anthracnose. Perfoms well in a wide range of conditions. An excellent fast growing street tree. Beautiful exfoliating bark exposes patches of brown, green and tan. Only hardy in eastern Wisconsin.

Plat. x acerfolia ‘Bloodgood’

Populus tremeloides

Pin Cherry

Height: 25’ Ubfklgw Spread: 20’ Zone: 2 Shape: Slender Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Bright red Flower: White Fruit: Bright red cherries, 1/4” A small, suckering, slender, fast growing tree that forms colonies. Fragrant, small, white flower clusters in spring followed by sour, bright red miniature cherries that are savored by wildlife. Fiery red fall color. Excellent for natural areas or edge of woods.

Prunus sargentii

Sargent Cherry

Height: 20-40’ Ubfk Spread: 20-40’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright, spreading Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Bronze, orange, red Flower: Pink Fruit: Red to purple cherry Upright spreading to rounded habit. Produces a blanket of rich pink flowers in early spring followed by small, pea-sized fruits that are quickly devoured by birds in summer. Lustrous, dark green foliage turns various shades of orange, bronze and red in fall. Attractive cinnamon-brown bark has a wonderful polished appearance. A beautiful tree for all season interest.

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Pink Flair® Sargent Cherry

Height: 25’ Ubfk Spread: 15’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright, narrow Foliage: Glossy dark green Fall Color: Orange Flower: Pink, showy Fruit: Purple-black cherry Narrow upright vase-shaped form. Single pink flowers. Flowers slightly later in spring than the species, thus potentially avoiding frost damage while in bloom. Orange fall color. Handsome, maroon, metallic-looking bark.

Prunus serotina

Black Cherry

Height: 50-60’ Ubfgw Spread: 25-35’ Zone: 3 Shape: Pyramidal Foliage: Glossy dark green Fall Color: Yellow to red, variable Flower: White, fragrant Fruit: Red to black cherry, 1/4” Large tree with glossy green foliage which turns yellow to red in fall. Small, pea-sized black cherries are relished by birds. Prized timber tree. Attractive to a wide range of native butterflies and moths.

Prunus virginiana

Chokecherry

Height: 20-35’ Upbfw Spread: 10-15’ Zone: 2 Shape: Upright oval Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Yellow to red, variable Flower: White Fruit: Red to purple Highly adaptable native tree. Spikes of attractive white flowers give way to red fruits which ripen to a dark red. Can sucker to form a colony of small trees. Very attractive to numerous butterfly and moth species.

PTELEA - HOPTREE Ptelea trifoliata

Hoptree/Waferash

Height: 15’ UPAgw Spread: 15’ Zone: 3 Shape: Rounded Foliage: Glossy dark green Fall Color: Clear yellow-green Flower: Greenish-white, fragrant Fruit: Tan, 3/4” diameter, flat wafers Excellent, lustrous dark green foliage. Flowers are inconspicuous, but have a sweet smelling, orange blossom-like fragrance. Dioecious, tan, wafer-like seed clusters cover female trees in early fall. Tolerates poor soils.

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PYRUS - PEAR P. calleryana ‘Autumn Blaze’ PP4,591

Autumn Blaze Pear

Height: 35’ Ul Spread: 25-30’ Zone: 4 Shape: Pyramidal, rounded Foliage: Glossy light green Fall Color: Crimson red to purple Flower: White Fruit: Brown pome A rounded-head form selected for its strong branching structure and consistent reddish-purple fall coloring. The hardiest and earliest fall color of the callery pear selections.

Pyrus calleryana ‘Cleveland Select’

Cleveland Select Pear

Height: 35’ Ul Spread: 15’ Zone: 5 Shape: Upright pyramidal Foliage: Glossy green Fall Color: Crimson red to purple Flower: White Fruit: Brown pome An upright pyramidal form. Glossy green foliage turns crimsonred in late fall. A profusion of white flower clusters in spring.

Pyrus calleryana ‘Trinity’

Trinity Pear

Height: 30’ Ul Spread: 20-25’ Zone: 4 Shape: Rounded oval Foliage: Glossy light green Fall Color: Red-orange, purple Flower: White Fruit: Negligible fruit production This handsome variety has a rounded to oval form. It blooms prolifically in spring. The glossy, light green foliage turns an excellent orange and red in fall.

Pyrus fauriei ‘Westwood’

Korean Sun™ Pear

Height: 15-20’ Ul Spread: 15-20’ Zone: 4 Shape: Compact, rounded Foliage: Glossy green Fall Color: Red to purple Flower: White Fruit: Brown pome A small-scale tree with a compact, rounded habit. Selected for outstanding red fall color. Fine-textured green foliage changes from red to reddish-purple in fall. Hardier than P. calleryana.

QUERCUS - OAK Quercus bicolor

Swamp White Oak

Height: 75’ UPbfkw Spread: 65’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright, oval Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Yellow to tan Flower: Catkin Fruit: Acorn Large lowland tree. One of the easiest oaks to transplant. Prefers slightly acidic soils.

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Quercus ellipsoidalis

Northern Pin Oak

Quercus robur ‘Pyramich’ PP3,707 Skymaster® English Oak

Height: 50-65’ UPbfw Spread: 50-65’ Zone: 3 Shape: Rounded Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Dark red Flower: Catkin Fruit: Acorn Large tree native to dry and sandy regions. Much more densely branched than other native oaks. It takes on a unique appearance as it ages with a dense crown and many twigs.

Height: 50’ Ub Spread: 25-30’ Zone: 4 Shape: Pyramidal Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Brown Flower: Catkin Fruit: Acorn Narrow when young becoming oval with age. Strong central leader and excellent lateral branch development. A J. Frank Schmidt Nursery introduction.

Quercus macrocarpa

Bur Oak

Height: 60-80’ Ubkw Spread: 60-80’ Zone: 3 Shape: Broad, columnar Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Yellow-brown to tan Flower: Catkin Fruit: Acorn Very tough, durable oak tree once established. Very tolerant of high alkaline soils. Many have interesting corky bark on young branches. An excellent plant to attract wildlife.

Quercus muehlenbergii

Chinkapin Oak

Height: 75’ Ubw Spread: 75’ Zone: 4 Shape: Open, rounded Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Yellow, orange, brown Flower: Catkins Fruit: Small acorn An oak that loves alkaline soil. Large tree capable of growing in the poorest of soils. Small acorns are extremely attractive to wildlife. An excellent street tree.

Quercus robur ‘Crimschmidt’ PP9,103

Crimson Spire™ English Oak

Height: 45’ Ub Spread: 15’ Zone: 5 Shape: Upright oval Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Red-purple Flower: Catkin Fruit: Acorn Robust hybrid with upright oval habit and reddish purple fall foliage. Mature plants have tremendous character and winter interest.

Quercus robur x bicolor ‘Long’

Regal Prince® English Oak

Height: 45’ Ub Spread: 18’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright oval Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Yellow to red Flower: Catkin Fruit: Acorn A robust hybrid with nearly columnar habit. Noted for resistance to powdery mildew and borers.

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Quercus rubra

Red Oak

Height: 60-75’ Ubw Spread: 60-75’ Zone: 4 Shape: Rounded, broad Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Russet to bright red Flower: Catkin Fruit: Acorn Large, fast growing, broad rounded tree. Large leaves turn from a rich dark green to robust red fall color.

Quercus x schuettei

Swamp x Bur Oak

Height: 75’ Ubkw Spread: 70’ Zone: 3 Shape: Rounded, broad Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Yellow to tan Flower: Catkin Fruit: Acorn A large, broad rounded tree that is a naturally occurring hybrid between Swamp White Oak and Bur Oak. Trees have hybrid vigor and can have intermediate characteristics of both species. Our plants are selected for physical characteristics strongly resembling Swamp White Oak. Better tolerance to alkaline soils than Swamp White Oak. Easier to transplant.

SALIX - WILLOW Salix nigra

Black Willow

Height: 55-65’ Uw Spread: 55-65’ Zone: 3 Shape: Broadly rounded Foliage: Glossy green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: Catkin Fruit: Insignificant Extremely fast growing native tree of lowland areas. Tolerant of very wet soils. Often used to stabilize stream banks.

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SORBUS - MOUNTAIN ASH Sorbus decora

Syringa reticulata ‘Ivory Silk’

Showy Mountain Ash

Height: 20-25’ Ubw Spread: 20’ Zone: 2 Shape: Rounded Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Yellow Flower: White Fruit: Red berry, 1/4” A small-scale tree. White flowers are followed by showy red fruit clusters. Similar to S. aucuparia but considered tougher and longer-lived.

SYRINGA - LILAC Syringa meyeri ‘Palibin’

Meyer Lilac

Height: 6-12’ Ubgc Spread: 6-9’ Zone: 3 Shape: Globe Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: Pink to purple, fragrant Fruit: Capsule Small, flowering lilac shrub, top-grafted onto Pekin Tree Lilac to make a small tree. Great for formal plantings. Height varies with height of graft.

Syringa reticulata

Japanese Tree Lilac

Height: 25’ Ug Spread: 20-30’ Zone: 3 Shape: Upright, spreading Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: Creamy white, alternate year flowering Fruit: Clusters of gold-tan capsules A handsome small-scale tree. Panicles of creamy white flowers in summer. Cherry-like peeling bark adds winter interest. Very urban tolerant.

Syringa reticulata ‘Elliott’

Snowcap™ Tree Lilac

Height: 15-20’ Ubg Spread: 10-15’ Zone: 3 Shape: Upright pyramidal Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: Creamy white, alternate year flowering Fruit: Clusters of gold-tan capsules Upright pyramidal form and uniform branching habit. Similar to ‘Ivory Silk’ except more compact. Showy, creamy white flower panicles in late June. A Carlton selection.

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Ivory Silk Tree Lilac

Height: 25’ Ug Spread: 15’ Zone: 3 Shape: Upright pyramidal Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: Creamy white, alternate year flowering Fruit: Clusters of gold-tan capsules Upright pyramidal form. Showy, creamy white flower panicles in late June, when few other woody plants bloom. Makes an excellent street tree for tight spots.

Syringa reticulata ‘Snow Dance’

Snow Dance™ Tree Lilac

Height: 18’ Spread: 20’ Zone: 4 Shape: Broad, rounded Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: Creamy white, annually Fruit: Sterile, fruitless

Ug

An exceptionally heavy blooming tree lilac that flowers annually. A sterile variety that produces no seed.

S. reticulata ‘Summer Snow’

Summer Snow Tree Lilac

Height: 20’ Ug Spread: 25’ Zone: 3 Shape: Broad, rounded Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: Creamy white, alternate year flowering Fruit: Clusters of gold-tan capsules A broad, rounded selection from Schictel’s Nursery. Fragrant, showy panicles of creamy white flowers in late June. A good yard tree.

Syringa reticulata ‘Willamette’

Ivory Pillar™ Tree Lilac

Height: 20-25’ Ug Spread: 10-15’ Zone: 3 Shape: Upright, narrow Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: Creamy white, alternate year flowering Fruit: Clusters of gold-tan capsules A Carlton selection. Selected specifically for its narrow, upright pyramidal form. Showy, large white flower panicles in late June. Makes an excellent street tree for tight spots.

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Tilia x ‘Redmond’

Tilia x euchlora Redmond Linden

Height: 40-60’ UPfg Spread: 35’ Zone: 4 Shape: Uniform, pyramidal Foliage: Glossy green, large Fall Color: Variable, yellow-green Flower: Creamy white, fragrant Fruit: Pea-sized, single helicopter fruit A rapid grower with a dense teardrop outline. Tougher and more urban tolerant than T. cordata cultivars. Outstanding street tree.

Tilia americana

American Linden

Height: 75’ UPfgw Spread: 40-50’ Zone: 3 Shape: Pyramidal to rounded Foliage: Dark green, large Fall Color: Pale yellow Flower: Yellow, fragrant Fruit: Pea-sized, single helicopter fruit A stately, native lowland tree with dense foliage. Spreading lowhung branches. Sweet smelling, pale-yellow flowers in June.

Tilia americana ‘Sentry’

Sentry American Linden

Height: 50-60’ UPg Spread: 25-35’ Zone: 2 Shape: Pyramidal Foliage: Green Fall Color: Yellow Flower: Creamy white, fragrant Fruit: Pea-sized, single helicopter fruit A McKay Nursery introduction with a more uniform teardrop shaped crown than the species. Handsome, silver branches.

Tilia cordata ‘Chancole’

Chancellor® Linden

Height: 35-45’ UPg Spread: 30-35’ Zone: 4 Shape: Pyramidal, compact Foliage: Glossy dark green Fall Color: Yellow Flower: Creamy yellow, fragrant Fruit: BB-sized, single helicopter fruit A fast growing, upright, tight pyramidal form with dense dark green foliage and fragrant, creamy-yellow flower clusters. More compact than ‘Greenspire’.

Tilia cordata ‘Greenspire’ PP2,086

Greenspire® Linden

Height: 40-50’ UPg Spread: 30-35’ Zone: 3 Shape: Broad, conical Foliage: Dark green, small Fall Color: Yellow Flower: Yellow, fragrant Fruit: BB-sized, single helicopter fruit Great street tree! Small dark green leaves. Strong central leader with uniform branching and a teardrop outline. Sweet smelling flowers.

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Crimean Linden

Height: 50’ UPg Spread: 25’ Zone: 3 Shape: Broad pyramidal Foliage: Glossy green Fall Color: Yellow-green Flower: Yellow-white, fragrant Fruit: BB-sized, single helicopter fruit Attractive glossy green foliage. Slightly pendulous branch habit. Excellent street tree. Thought to be a naturally occurring hybrid from the mountains of Crimea.

Tilia x flavens ‘Glenleven’

Glenleven Linden

Height: 50’ UPbg Spread: 35’ Zone: 4 Shape: Open, conical Foliage: Dark green, large Fall Color: Yellow Flower: Yellowish, fragrant Fruit: BB-sized, single helicopter fruit Introduced by Sheridan Nurseries. Similar to ‘Greenspire’, but is a little more open and informal.

T. heterophylla ‘Continental Appeal’

Continental Appeal™ White Basswood

Height: 50’ UPbg Spread: 28’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright oval Foliage: Green Fall Color: Yellow Flower: Yellowish, fragrant Fruit: BB-sized, single helicopter fruit Upright oval form, dense crown and narrow ascending branches thus making it taller than wide. Large leaves with a silvery under bottom and turns yellow in fall. Urban tolerant.

Tilia mongolica ‘Harvest Gold’ PP12,232

Harvest Gold Linden

Height: 40’ UPbg Spread: 30’ Zone: 3 Shape: Pyramidal Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Yellow Flower: Yellowish, fragrant Fruit: BB-sized, single helicopter fruit Distinctive pyramidal form with a strong central leader. Dark green, serrated, heart-shaped foliage turns bright goldenyellow in fall. Very hardy and fast growing.

Tilia tomentosa ‘Sterling’ PP6,511

Sterling Linden

Height: 40-50’ UPg Spread: 20-30’ Zone: 4 Shape: Broad pyramidal Foliage: Dark green with silver beneath Fall Color: Yellow Flower: Yellowish, fragrant Fruit: Pea-sized, single helicopter fruit An impressive, sculptured, broad pyramidal. Outstanding lustrous dark green foliage with striking silvery undersides. Fragrant, creamy-yellow flowers in late summer.

U = Full Sun P = Partial Shade A = Full Shade b = Attracts Birds m = Attracts Humming Birds f = Attracts Butterflies g = Fragrant c = Cut Flower d = Deer Resistant l = Fall Color k = Interesting Bark t = Attractive Fruit w = WI Native

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ULMUS - ELM

Ulmus ‘Morton’

U. americana ‘New Harmony’

New Harmony American Elm

Height: 70’ U Spread: 70’ Zone: 5 Shape: Broad, vase-shaped Foliage: Green Fall Color: Yellow Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Light green-tan, small disk wafer Broadly vase-shaped crown and strongly arching branches gives the appearance of the classic American elm shape. Tolerant to Dutch elm disease.

U. americana ‘Princeton’

Princeton American Elm

Height: 60-80’ Up Spread: 40-60’ Zone: 3 Shape: Upright Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Yellow Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Light green-tan, small disk wafer Vigorous, upright symmetrical habit. Large dark green foliage forms a dense canopy turning yellow in fall. Tolerant of urban conditions and highly resistant to Dutch elm disease.

U. americana ‘Valley Forge’

Valley Forge American Elm

Height: 80’ U Spread: 60’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright, arching Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Yellow Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Light green-tan, small disk wafer Released by the U.S. National Arboretum in 1995. Selected for its high tolerance to Dutch elm disease. Also has excellent resistance to elm leaf beatle. Valley Forge Elm was chosen for planting on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol in 1996.

Ulmus ‘Frontier’

Frontier Elm

Height: 40-50’ U Spread: 25-35’ Zone: 5 Shape: Upright, vase-shaped Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Burgundy Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Light green-tan, small disk wafer Handsome upright, vase-shaped habit. Lustrous dark green foliage changes to a beautiful burgundy in fall. USDA introduction that is highly Dutch elm disease resistant.

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Accolade™ Elm

Height: 70’ U Spread: 40-50’ Zone: 4 Shape: Arching, vase-shaped Foliage: Glossy dark green Fall Color: Golden-yellow Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Light green-tan, small disk wafer Graceful vase shape with arching limbs reminiscent of the American Elm. Beautiful glossy dark green foliage changes to a rich golden-yellow in fall. Very good resistance to Dutch elm disease. A Morton Arboretum introduction.

Ulmus ‘Morton Glossy’

Triumph™ Elm

Height: 55’ U Spread: 45’ Zone: 5 Shape: Upright oval Foliage: Glossy dark green Fall Color: Yellow Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Light green-tan, small disk wafer Upright oval with strong branching and excellent Dutch elm disease resistance. Incredibly glossy, dark green foliage. A Chicagoland Grows® introduction.

Ulmus ‘New Horizon’

New Horizon Elm

Height: 50-60’ U Spread: 40-50’ Zone: 3 Shape: Upright, compact Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Light green-tan, small disk wafer A University of Wisconsin introduction. A vigorous upright with wide-crotch angles and a full crown of dark green foliage. Excellent Dutch elm disease resistance.

Ulmus ‘Patriot’

Patriot Elm

Height: 70’ U Spread: 60’ Zone: 4 Shape: Upright, vase-shaped Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Yellow Flower: Insignificant Fruit: Light green-tan, small disk wafer A vigorous grower developing a wide, stiffly upright, vaseshaped crown. A USDA introduction that is highly Dutch elm disease resistant.

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American Filbert

Bridal Rice Willow Bottlebrush Buckeye

Compact Viburnum

Red Prince Weigela Cutleaf Stephanandra Meyeri Lilac


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Knockout™ Rose

Happy Centennial Forsythia Center Glow™ Ninebark

Gro-low Sumac Limelight® Hydrangea

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Magic Carpet Spirea

Seven Son Flower

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Aesculus parviflora

Bottlebrush Buckeye

Height: 8-12’ Shape: Broad spreading PAbf Spread: 10-15’ Foliage: Dark green, palmate Zone: 4 Fall Color: Yellow Flower: White Fruit: 1” diameter nuts A slow suckering shrub of interesting layered habit. Attractive, delicate, white, 8-12”, bottlebrush-shaped flowers are produced in mid-summer, contrasting beautifully with the bold, palmately compound leaves. Very attractive to swallowtail butterflies.

AMELANCHIER - SERVICEBERRY A. alnifolia ‘Regent’

Regent Saskatoon Serviceberry

Height: 4-6’ Shape: Upright UPb Foliage: Dark green Spread: 4-8’ Zone: 2 Fall Color: Yellow-red Flower: White Fruit: Purple berry, 3/8” Compact, upright mounded form. Large white spring flowers are followed by edible, extra sweet, deep purple fruits. Excellent gray-green foliage changes from yellow to red in fall.

Amelanchier stolonifera

Running Serviceberry

Height: 5’ Shape: Shrubby Ubw Spread: 10’ Foliage: Dark Green Fall Color: Yellow Zone: 4 Flower: White Fruit: Black-purple berry, 3/8” A small thicket-forming shrub. Fruits are black to purple, sweet and juicy with excellent flavor. Yellow fall color.

ARONIA - CHOKEBERRY A. arbutifolia ‘Brilliantissima’

Brilliant Red Chokeberry

Height: 6-8’ Shape: Upright UPbl Foliage: Dark green Spread: 5-6’ Zone: 4 Fall Color: Scarlet-red Fruit: Bright red berry, pea-sized Flower: White Upright, suckering shrub. Lustrous, dark green, waxy leaves turn a brilliant scarlet in fall. Abundant, fragrant white flowers in spring. Glossy bright red fruits appear in early fall attracting many birds.

A. mel. ‘Morton’

Iroquois Beauty™ Black Chokeberry

Height: 2-3’ Shape: Compact, rounded UPbl Spread: 4-5’ Foliage: Glossy dark green Zone: 3 Fall Color: Purple red Flower: White Fruit: Black berry, 3/8” Attractive white flower clusters in late spring. Glossy dark green summer foliage, and purple-red fall color. Open, spreading, dwarf shrub with a rounded, suckering habit. Black drooping berry clusters provide winter interest.

Aronia melanocarpa var. elata

Glossy Black Chokeberry

Height: 5-6’ Shape: Compact, rounded UPblw Foliage: Glossy dark green Spread: 4-5’ Zone: 3 Fall Color: Brilliant red Flower: White Fruit: Black berry, 3/8” This variety has slightly smaller leaves and fruits. Otherwise it is the same as the other species. Adaptable to many soil conditions. Native to Tamarack bogs in Southern Wisconsin.

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A. melanocarpa var. grandifolia

Appleleaf Chokeberry

Height: 5-7’ Shape: Upright UPlb Spread: 4-6’ Foliage: Glossy dark green Zone: 3 Fall Color: Orange-red Flower: White Fruit: Dark purple berry, 3/8” Its large, glossy green leaves turn bright orange-red in the fall. Deep purple fruits retained throughout winter. No disease problems.

BERBERIS - BARBERRY B. thun. var. atropurpurea ‘Concorde’

Concorde Japanese Barberry

Height: 2’ Shape: Globe UPlb Spread: 3’ Foliage: Deep purple Zone: 4 Fall Color: Purple-red Flower: Yellow Fruit: Bright red berry, 1/3”, rice-shaped Compact, slower growing cultivar with small, deep red-purple leaves. Color holds up well throughout the season. Bright red berries provide winter interest.

B. thun. var. atropurpurea ‘Helmond Pillar’ Helmond Pillar Barberry Height: 4-5’ Shape: Upright, vase-shaped UPlb Spread: 2’ Foliage: Red-purple Zone: 3 Fall Color: Red Fruit: Red berry, 1/3”, rice-shaped Flower: Yellow Distinctive upright, vase-shaped habit with narrow, reddishpurple leaves. Exceptional red fall color. Provides color and strong vertical interest in all but the tightest garden spots.

B. thunbergii ‘Crimson Pygmy’

Crimson Pygmy Barberry

Height: 2’ Shape: Compact, mounded UPlb Foliage: Deep burgundy-red Spread: 2-3’ Zone: 4 Fall Color: Orange-scarlet Fruit: Red berry, 1/3”, rice-shaped Flower: Yellow Low dense, compact form. Dark burgundy foliage is best in full sun. Tolerates dry and urban conditions.

B. thunbergii ‘Gentry’ PP9,461

Royal Burgundy® Barberry

Height: 18-24” Shape: Compact, mounded UPlb Spread: 2-3’ Foliage: Burgundy-red Zone: 4 Fall Color: Dark red Flower: Yellow Fruit: Bright red berry, 1/3”, rice-shaped Similar to B. thunbergii ‘Crimson Pygmy’ but with a more compact habit. Rich deep burgundy foliage is best in full sun.

CALYCANTHUS - ALLSPICE Calycanthus floridus

Carolina Allspice

Height: 5-6’ Shape: Rounded UPAgm Spread: 6-8’ Foliage: Glossy dark green Zone: 5 Fall Color: Yellow Fruit: Capsule Flower: Dark red Upright spreading shrub with glossy, clove-like scented foliage when crushed. In late spring, maroon-red flowers with a strawberry-like fragrance are followed by persistent, interesting, brown urn-shaped capsules that rattle with seeds.

U = Full Sun P = Partial Shade A = Full Shade b = Attracts Birds m = Attracts Humming Birds f = Attracts Butterflies g = Fragrant c = Cut Flower d = Deer Resistant l = Fall Color k = Interesting Bark t = Attractive Fruit w = WI Native

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CEANOTHUS - NEW JERSEY TEA Ceanothus americana

New Jersey Tea

Height: 2-3’ Shape: Rounded UPfgmcw Spread: 2-4’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 3 Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: White Fruit: Maroon seed cluster An attractive sub-shrub of our prairies and open savannas. A blanket of white flowers in July and its attractive foliage makes this shrub sensational for mass plantings. The dried leaves make a rather tasty tea. Should be treated as a die-back shrub and pruned to near ground level each spring.

CEPHALANTHUS - BUTTONBUSH Cephalanthus occidentalis

Buttonbush

Height: 6-8’ Shape: Rounded UPfw Spread: 6-8’ Foliage: Green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: White, globular Fruit: 3/4” globes Native wetland shrub. Attractive, lustrous green foliage. In midsummer, curious, white globular flowers appear attracting butterflies. Produces a round mass of pincushion, globular seed heads that turn orange and persist through winter. Thrives in wet sites.

C. occidentalis ‘Select A Dark Green’

Ping Pong™ Buttonbush

Height: 8’ Shape: Rounded UPf Foliage: Dark green Spread: 8’ Zone: 4 Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: Creamy white Fruit: 3/4” globes Upright growing habit and rich, glossy dark green leaves. Perfectly globular, creamy white inflorescences, similar to small ping pong balls. Wetland shrub that can tolerate periodic flooding. Ping Pong™ Buttonbush originated at Johnson’s Nursery in 2004 from a seedling selection made by Michael Yanny from a crop of open pollinated Cephalanthus occidentalis.

CLETHRA - SUMMERSWEET C. alnifolia ‘Hummingbird’

Hummingbird Clethra

Height: 3-5’ Shape: Compact, mounded UPafg Foliage: Deep green Spread: 3-4’ Zone: 4 Fall Color: Pale yellow Flower: White Fruit: Small capsule A compact, mounded form of Clethra. Fluffy, fragrant, white bottle brush-like flowers in mid-late summer. The deep green summer foliage turns pale yellow in fall. Flowers well in shady locations.

C. alnifolia ‘Ruby Spice’

Ruby Spice Summersweet

Height: 3-8’ Shape: Upright UPg Spread: 4-6’ Foliage: Green Zone: 3 Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: Rose pink Fruit: Capsule Vigorous, upright growing shrub with wonderfully fragrant, rich rose flowers that don’t fade. Lustrous dark green foliage. A sport of ‘Pink Spires’. Requires acidic soil.

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C. alnifolia ‘September Beauty’ September Beauty Clethra Height: 4-6’ Shape: Compact UPfmg Spread: 3-4’ Foliage: Green Zone: 3 Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: White Fruit: Capsule A perfect shrub for late summer color. ‘September Beauty’ is a compact cultivar that blooms about one month later than the other cultivars. Flowers are white and extremely fragrant.

CORNUS - DOGWOOD Cornus alba ‘Baihalo’

Ivory Halo® Dogwood

Height: 5-6’ Shape: Upright UPb Spread: 5-7’ Foliage: Green with white variegations Zone: 3 Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: White Fruit: White berry, pea-sized A Bailey Nursery introduction. Compact, variegated dogwood with attractive dark red twigs in winter. Much fuller and finer textured than other variegated dogwoods.

Cornus amomum

Silky Dogwood

Height: 8’ Shape: Upright UPblw Spread: 8’ Foliage: Green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Occasionally purple Fruit: Blue berry, pea-sized Flower: White Large lowland shrub. Young branches are reddish-purple turning gray at maturity. Spectacular porcelain-blue fruit clusters are produced in late summer. Good choice for moist or wet areas.

Cornus racemosa

Gray Dogwood

Height: 8-12’ Shape: Upright UPblw Foliage: Green Spread: 8-12’ Zone: 3 Fall Color: Purple-red Fruit: White berry, pea-sized Flower: White An erect, suckering shrub. Lovely clusters of white berries on brilliant red pedicels. Distinct gray stems add to winter interest. Suckers to form large mounded colonies.

C. racemosa x amomum ‘J.N. Red Stem’

Irish Setter™ Dogwood

Height: 8-12’ Shape: Upright UPlb Foliage: Green Spread: 8-12’ Zone: 3 Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: White Fruit: White berry, pea-sized, very few Selected from local ecotype seedlings growing at Johnson’s Nursery. Irish Setter™ has superior resistance to septoria leaf spot, which is very common on Gray Dogwood. Has a beautiful maroon fall color. In winter, the wood from the previous growing season retains a showy, bright red color. Irish Setter™ suckers very slowly.

Cornus sericea

Redtwig Dogwood

Height: 7-9’ Shape: Rounded UPblw Spread: 8-10’ Foliage: Green Zone: 2 Fall Color: Insignificant Fruit: White berry, pea-sized Flower: White Broad, rounded, stoloniferious shrub. Dark purplish-red twigs make this plant ideal for the winter garden. Great for mass planting. Tolerant of poorly drained soils.

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Johnson’s Nursery, Inc.™ Bergeson Compact Dogwood

Height: 5-6’ Shape: Upright UPlb Spread: 5-6’ Foliage: Bright green Zone: 3 Fall Color: Purple Flower: White Fruit: White berry, pea-sized Dense mounded shrub with an excellent horizontal branching habit. Bright green disease resistant foliage. Vibrant purple fall color. Bright red winter stems.

Cornus sericea var. baileyi

Bailey Redosier Dogwood

Height: 8-10’ Shape: Rounded UPlb Spread: 8-10’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 3 Fall Color: Red-purple foliage Flower: White Fruit: White berry, pea-sized Vigorous, broad-rounded, non-stoloniferious shrub. Rich green foliage turns reddish-purple in fall. Flat clusters of white flowers followed by white fruits. Excellent dark wine-red winter stems.

CORYLUS - FILBERT Corylus americana

American Filbert

Height: 8’ Shape: Upright UPlw Spread: 8’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Orange, red, or purple Fruit: Edible nut, 1/2” Flower: Catkin Medium sized shrub with edible nuts. Very attractive to wildlife. Fall color is orange, red or purple. To out compete animals for nuts, pick when husks are still green and nuts are tan colored.

Corylus avellana ‘Contorta’

Contorted Filbert

Height: 6-10’ Shape: Rounded, weeping UP Foliage: Dark green Spread: 6-10’ Zone: 4 Fall Color: Insignificant Fruit: None Flower: Catkin A unique shrub sporting beautifully twisted and contorted weeping branches that are particularly striking in the winter landscape. In winter and early spring, yellow catkins dangle like ornaments from the corkscrew limbs.

COTINUS - SMOKEBUSH C. coggygria ‘Royal Purple’

Royal Purple Smokebush

Height: 10-15’ Shape: Upright, spreading Ulc Spread: 10-15’ Foliage: Maroon-purple Zone: 5 Fall Color: Red-purple Fruit: BB-sized seed amongst panicles Flower: Wine-red Large, upright spreading shrub. Foliage emerges a rich maroonred darkening to a velvety dark purple. Miniscule flowers mature into dusty wine-red feathery plumes creating a billowy cloud of “smoke”. Rich reddish-purple fall color completes the appeal of this fascinating colorful shrub.

COTONEASTER - COTONEASTER Cotoneaster apiculatus

Cranberry Cotoneaster

Height: 2-3’ Shape: Dense, mounding Ul Spread: 3-6’ Foliage: Glossy dark green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Red-purple Fruit: Red berry, 3/8” Flower: Pink Dense, low growing shrub with a stiff arching branching habit. Handsome glossy dark green foliage changes to reddish-purple in fall. Abundant, cranberry red berries persist into December.

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Cotoneaster apiculatus ‘Tom Thumb’ Tom Thumb Cranberry Cotoneaster Height: 4-8” Shape: Mounded Ul Spread: 3’ Foliage: Glossy dark green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Red Flower: Light pink Fruit: Red berry, 1/4” Tight mounded uniform habit. Glossy, miniature foliage turns brilliant red in fall. A true dwarf.

Cotoneaster lucidus

Hedge Cotoneaster

Height: 8-10’ Shape: Upright Ul Spread: 8-10’ Foliage: Glossy dark green Zone: 2 Fall Color: Yellow-red Fruit: Black berry, 3/8” Flower: Pink Lustrous, dark green summer foliage. Fall color is a charming combination of yellows and reds. Excellent hedge plant.

DAPHNE - DAPHNE D. x burkwoodii ‘Carol Maackie’

Carol Maackie Daphne

Height: 2-3’ Shape: Mounded UPg Spread: 3-4’ Foliage: Cream and green variegated Fall Color: Green Zone: 4 Flower: White-light pink Fruit: Red drupe A lovely dense mounded evergreen shrub. Small rich green leaves with beautiful gold banding on the margins. Prolific bloomer covered with clusters of delicate, star-shaped, exquisitely scented, white to pale-pink flowers. Must have excellent drainage.

DEUTZIA - DEUTZIA Deutzia gracilis ‘Nikko’

Nikko Slender Deutzia

Height: 2’ Shape: Compact, spreading UPg Foliage: Blue-green Spread: 4’ Zone: 4 Fall Color: Burgundy Fruit: Brown capsule Flower: White A graceful compact, spreading habit. In May, the snow-white flowers smother the dark blue-green foliage creating a billowy white foam effect. Brilliant deep burgundy fall color.

DIERVILLA - BUSHHONEYSUCKLE Diervilla lonicera

Dwarf Bush-honeysuckle

Height: 3-4’ Shape: Mounded, spreading UPlw Foliage: Bronze-green Spread: 4-5’ Zone: 3 Fall Color: Red, bronze Fruit: Inconspicuous capsule Flower: Yellow Compact, spreading shrub with small yellow flowers in midsummer. Bronze-green foliage turns reddish-bronze in autumn. Insect and disease resistant. Tolerates dry sites.

Diervilla lonicera ‘Jewell’

Jewell Bush-honeysuckle

Height: 3-5’ Shape: Spreading UP Foliage: Copper-red Spread: 3-5’ Zone: 3 Fall Color: Red, bronze Fruit: Inconspicuous capsule Flower: Yellow An excellent low growing, suckering shrub for mass planting. Extremely tough and urban tolerant.

U = Full Sun P = Partial Shade A = Full Shade b = Attracts Birds m = Attracts Humming Birds f = Attracts Butterflies g = Fragrant c = Cut Flower d = Deer Resistant l = Fall Color k = Interesting Bark t = Attractive Fruit w = WI Native

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Cool Splash Dwarf™ Bushhoneysuckle

Height: 30” Shape: Spreading UP Spread: 30-54” Foliage: Green and white Zone: 3 Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: Yellow Fruit: Inconspicuous capsule The first variegated Diervilla with very striking foliage producing green centers and white margins. This adaptable, densely branched suckering shrub performs well in full sun, but it can also brighten the partially shaded garden. Clusters of yellow flowers June through July. Introduced by Bailey Nurseries.

EUONYMUS - BURNING BUSH Euonymus alata ‘Compactus’

Compact Burning Bush

Height: 8-10’ Shape: Rounded UPAl Spread: 8-10’ Foliage: Green Zone: 5 Fall Color: Red Flower: Yellow-green Fruit: Capsule Branches more slender and dense with a rounded outline. Brilliant red fall color. Excellent hedge or screen.

Euonymus alata ‘Rudy Haag’

Rudy Haag Burning Bush

Height: 4’ Shape: Low, mounding UPAl Spread: 4’ Foliage: Green Zone: 3 Fall Color: Rose-red Flower: Yellow-green Fruit: Capsule A very compact form of Burning Bush, 15-year old plants are 4-5’ high and wide with pinkish-red fall color.

Euonymus alata ‘Select’

Fireball® Burning Bush

Height: 5-7’ Shape: Rounded UPAl Foliage: Dark green Spread: 5-7’ Zone: 4 Fall Color: Brilliant red Flower: Yellow-green Fruit: Capsule An improved compact selection that suffers no winter damage. Unlike other selections, it has much tighter branching forming a near globe. Outstanding red fall color. Very similar to ‘Compactus’ but reliably hardy.

Euonymus atropurpureus

Eastern Wahoo

Height: 12-24’ Shape: Upright, spreading UPblw Spread: 12-24’ Foliage: Green Zone: 3 Fall Color: Red-purple Fruit: Capsule Flower: Purple A large shrub or small-scale tree. Reddish-purple to maroon fall color. Especially attractive pink to crimson fruit capsules open to reveal bright scarlet seeds.

FORSYTHIA - FORSYTHIA F. x ‘Happy Centennial’

Happy Centennial Forsythia

Height: 3’ Shape: Spreading U Spread: 5’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Maroon-red Flower: Yellow Fruit: Capsule A compact growing form with fine-textured dark green foliage. Flower bud hardy in SE Wisconsin. An excellent selection from the Ottawa Experimental Farm.

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Forsythia x ‘Meadowlark’

Meadowlark Forsythia

Height: 8-10’ Shape: Semi-arching U Spread: 8-10’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 3 Fall Color: Maroon Flower: Yellow Fruit: Capsule Semi-arching shrub with beautiful dark green foliage that is pest free. Produces a profusion of large, bright yellow spring flowers. Maroon fall color. Flower bud hardy to -35 F.

Forsythia x ‘Sunrise’

Sunrise Forsythia

Height: 5-6’ Shape: Dense, rounded U Spread: 7-8’ Foliage: Medium green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Maroon Flower: Yellow Fruit: Capsule More compact growth habit. Bright yellow flowers. Maroon fall color. Flower buds are reliably hardy in southern Wisconsin.

FOTHERGILLA - FOTHERGILLA Fothergilla gardenii

Dwarf Fothergilla

Height: 2-3’ Shape: Rounded UPlg Foliage: Blue-green Spread: 3’ Zone: 5 Fall Color: Yellow-orange to scarlet red Flower: White Fruit: Capsule A small shrub becoming dense and rounded at maturity. Fragrant, creamy white, bottlebrush-like flowers appear before the attractive dark blue-green foliage. Fall foliage is a combination of brilliant yellows, robust oranges and sensational scarlets.

F. gardenii ‘Beaver Creek’

Beaver Creek Fothergilla

Height: 2-3’ Shape: Rounded UPlg Spread: 3-4’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Red-orange Flower: White, fragrant Fruit: Capsule Small, rounded, compact, very uniform shrub which lightly suckers. Fragrant, white, bottlebrush-like flowers smother the plant in spring. Fall foliage is a combination of brilliant oranges, glorious golds to shades of radiant reds and purples. A Roy Klehm selection.

F. gardenii ‘Windy City’

Windy City Fothergilla

Height: 3-4’ Shape: Rounded, upright UPlg Foliage: Blue-green Spread: 3-4’ Zone: 4 Fall Color: Yellow, orange, red Fruit: Capsule Flower: White Small rounded slightly upright, compact shrub which lightly suckers. In early spring, fragrant, showy white bottlebrush-like flowers are set against the wonderful blue-green foliage. Fall color offers an array of orange to gold to shades of red.

Fothergilla major

Large Fothergilla

Height: 6-10’ Shape: Upright, rounded UPlg Spread: 6-8’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Orange-scarlet Flower: White, fragrant Fruit: Capsule Exceptional woodland shrub with fragrant, white, bottlebrushlike spring flowers and orange to scarlet fall foliage. A superior plant for multi-season interest.

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Hamamelis vernalis

Vernal Witchhazel

Height: 6-10’ Shape: Upright, rounded UPgc Spread: 10-15’ Foliage: Medium green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Brilliant yellow Flower: Yellow-red Fruit: Capsule One of the first plants to flower in spring! Rounded, multistemmed shrub with attractive gray bark on older stems. Fragrant, small, ribbon-like, yellow to reddish flowers produced in very early spring. Outstanding golden-yellow fall color. Prefers slightly acidic soil.

Hamamelis virginiana

Common Witchhazel

Height: 12-20’ Shape: Rounded vase UPlgw Spread: 12-15’ Foliage: Medium green Zone: 3 Fall Color: Golden-yellow Flower: Yellow Fruit: Capsule A large shrub or small tree. Distinctive crooked branching offers architectural beauty. Bears large yellow flowers with ribbonlike petals in late fall as leaves are dropping. The flowers have a spicy fragrance. Golden fall color.

HEPTACODIUM - SEVEN SON FLOWER Heptacodium miconioides

Seven Son Flower

Height: 15-20’ Shape: Arching UPg Spread: 8-15’ Foliage: Glossy green Zone: 5 (4) Fall Color: Red-sepals Flower: White, fragrant Fruit: Capsules Upright and spreading with beautiful dark green foliage and jasmine-like, white flower clusters in late summer. In fall, a spectacular show begins when the fruit sepals turn rose-purple. Exfoliating tan bark reveals a cinnamon colored inner bark. A great plant for all seasons!

HYDRANGEA - HYDRANGEA H. arborescens ‘Annabelle’

Annabelle Hydrangea

Height: 4’ Shape: Rounded Pc Foliage: Dark green Spread: 4-5’ Zone: 3 Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: White Fruit: Capsule A J.C. McDaniel introduction. Large flower heads can be 12” across. Does best in partial to full shade.

H. macrophylla ‘Bailmer’ PPAF

Endless Summer™ Hydrangea

Height: 3-5’ Shape: Rounded UPc Foliage: Green Spread: 3-5’ Zone: 4 Fall Color: Bronze Flower: Pink-blue Fruit: Capsule An outstanding selection of clear blue, globose flower clusters that bloom on both old and new wood resulting in reduced damage from late spring frosts. In near neutral soils, pink flowers are produced.

H. pan. ‘DVPpinky’ PP16,166

Pinky Winky™ Hydrangea

Height: 6-8’ Shape: Upright, rounded UPc Spread: 8-10’ Foliage: Green Zone: 3 Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: White-pink Fruit: Capsule Creates a stunning display of huge, 12-16”, two-toned flower panicles on strong upright stems in midsummer. As the older flowers turn dark pink, new flowers continue to emerge white creating a dramatic effect. Wonderful fresh cut flower or dried. = Plant originated at Johnson’s Nursery, Inc.™

Hyd. paniculata ‘Jane’ PPAF

Little Lime™ Hydrangea

Height: 3-5’ Shape: Upright, rounded UPc Spread: 3-5’ Foliage: Green Zone: 3 Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: Lime green Fruit: Capsule A dwarf form of Limelight® that is about one third of the size. Beautiful, large, soft lime-green flowers hold their color into autumn before maturing to pink and burgundy. Great cut or dried flower.

H. pan. ‘Little Lamb’ PP15,395

Little Lamb Hydrangea

Height: 4-6’ Shape: Compact, rounded UPc Foliage: Medium green Spread: 3-4’ Zone: 3 Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: White to pink Fruit: Capsule Charming, hardy cultivar with large, delicate, pure white blooms in mid-summer that fade to pink and burgundy in fall.

H. paniculata ‘Quick Fire’

Quick Fire™ Hydrangea

Height: 6-8’ Shape: Rounded UPc Spread: 6-8’ Foliage: Medium green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: White-deep pink Fruit: Capsule Dazzling cultivar with gorgeous white to dark pink flowers from mid-summer through fall. Blooms as much as a month earlier than other varieties on new wood.

Hydrangea paniculata ‘Tardiva’

Tardiva Hydrangea

Height: 10-12’ Shape: Rounded, spreading UPc Foliage: Medium green Spread: 10-12’ Zone: 4 Fall Color: Insignificant Fruit: Capsule Flower: White A late-flowering selection with attractive 6”, white, lacy flowers. Blooms later than other cultivars.

Hydrangea paniculata ‘Unique’

Unique Hydrangea

Height: 8-10’ Shape: Upright, spreading UPc Spread: 10-12’ Foliage: Green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Bronze Flower: White-pink Fruit: Capsule Extremely large, showy, lacy, white flowers aging to a pleasing pink. Introduced by De Belders of Belgium.

H. pan. ‘Zwijnenburg’ PP12,874

Limelight® Hydrangea

Height: 8-12’ Shape: Upright, rounded UPc Foliage: Medium green Spread: 8-12’ Zone: 3 Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: Lime green-pink Fruit: Capsule Exquisite, large, bright lime-green flowers hold their color into autumn before changing to a rich deep pink display. Hybridized by Pieter Zwijnenburg Jr.

H. quercifolia ‘Pee Wee’

Pee Wee Oak Leaf Hydrangea

Height: 3-4’ Shape: Mounded UPa Foliage: Dark green Spread: 3’ Zone: 5 Fall Color: Burgundy red Fruit: Capsule Flower: White-pink Dwarf shrub with medium, textured, dark green foliage resembling oak leaves. Turns red to purple-red in autumn. Exfoliating, cinnamon-brown stems and seed heads add winter interest. After mild winters, this shrub may produce huge white flower panicles that mature to pale pink.

U = Full Sun P = Partial Shade A = Full Shade b = Attracts Birds m = Attracts Humming Birds f = Attracts Butterflies g = Fragrant c = Cut Flower d = Deer Resistant l = Fall Color k = Interesting Bark t = Attractive Fruit w = WI Native

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Sikes Dwarf Oak Leaf Hydrangea

Height: 2-3’ Shape: Upright, arching UPal Spread: 4’ Foliage: Glossy green Zone: 5 Fall Color: Burgundy-red Flower: White Fruit: Capsule Dwarf shrub with broad, dark green, “oak leaf” foliage that turns red to purple-red in autumn. Exfoliating, cinnamon-brown stems add winter interest. After mild winters, this shrub may produce huge white flower panicles that mature to pale pink.

H. quercifolia ‘Snowflake’

Snowflake Oakleaf Hydrangea

Height: 10-12’ Shape: Compact, rounded UPal Foliage: Medium green Spread: 8-10’ Zone: 5 Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: White-pink Fruit: Capsule An outstanding selection offering the appearance of double blooms. This illusion is created by multiple bracts on each of the large, 12-15”, clean white flower panicles that mature to a delicate pink. Will produce flowers only after mild winters.

H. quercifolia ‘Snow Queen’

Snow Queen Oakleaf Hydrangea

Height: 5-6’ Shape: Broadly pyramidal UPal Foliage: Green Spread: 5-7’ Zone: 5 Fall Color: Burgundy Fruit: Capsule Flower: White-pink A compact premier shrub for four-season interest. The display begins with large, leathery, dark green, oak-like foliage in spring. In summer, large, 12-15”, pure white flower panicles age gracefully to a soft pink. In fall, the foliage turns a superb burgundy-red. In winter, the exfoliating, cinnamon bark on older stems and dried flower heads creates a stately silhouette. Plant in a protected location. Princeton Nursery introduction. Will produce flowers only after mild winters.

HYPERICUM - ST. JOHN’S WORT Hypericum kalmianum

St. John’s Wort

Height: 2-4’ Shape: Globe Ufw Foliage: Blue-green Spread: 2-4’ Zone: 4 Fall Color: Yellow-orange Flower: Yellow Fruit: Capsule A handsome, dense, rounded shrub with charming blue-green foliage. Abundant, bright yellow flowers in summer. Stem and seedheads appear varnished in winter.

Hypericum kalmianum ‘Ames’

Ames St. John’s Wort

Height: 2-3’ Shape: Globe Uf Foliage: Blue-green Spread: 2-3’ Zone: 4 Fall Color: Yellow-orange Flower: Golden yellow Fruit: Capsule A hardy form selected at Iowa State University. ‘Ames’ is a perfectly rounded shrub with masses of beautiful 1”, golden yellow flowers that bloom in mid-summer.

ILEX - WINTERBERRY Ilex verticillata

Common Winterberry

Height: 6-10’ Shape: Oval-rounded UPbw Spread: 6-8’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Yellow Flower: White Fruit: Bright red berry, 1/4” From wild seed collected in Southeast Wisconsin. Female plants have branches covered with pea-sized, bright red fruit in autumn. Requires slightly acidic soil to grow well.

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Ilex verticillata ‘Jim Dandy’

Jim Dandy Winterberry

Height: 3-6’ Shape: Rounded UP Spread: 3-6’ Foliage: Deep green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Yellow-green to bronze Flower: Cream Fruit: None Male pollinator for ‘Afterglow’. Dense, compact rounded habit with deep green foliage. Requires slightly acidic soil to grow well.

Ilex verticillata ‘Red Sprite’

Red Sprite Winterberry

Height: 3-5’ Shape: Compact, globe UP Spread: 3-5’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Yellow-green to bronze Flower: White Fruit: Bright red berry A dense, compact, female selection from the USDA. Glossy deep green, deciduous foliage. A profusion of bright red berries persist into winter. Use ‘Jim Dandy’ as a pollinator. Requires slightly acidic soil to grow well.

Ilex vert. ‘Southern Gentleman’

Southern Gentleman Winterberry

Height: 6-9’ Shape: Rounded UP Spread: 6-8’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Yellow-green to bronze Flower: White Fruit: None Male pollinator for ‘Winter Red’. Dense rounded habit with dark green foliage. Requires slightly acidic soil to grow well.

Ilex verticillata ‘Winter Red’

Winter Red Winterberry

Height: 6-9’ Shape: Upright, mounded UPb Foliage: Dark green Spread: 8’ Zone: 4 Fall Color: Bronze Flower: White Fruit: Bright red berry A female introduction by Simpson Nursery with lustrous, dark green, deciduous foliage. Profuse, brilliant red fruits persist into winter. Excellent for birds. Use ‘Southern Gentlemen’ as a pollinator. Requires slightly acidic soil to grow well.

ITEA - SWEETSPIRE Itea virginica ‘Morton’

Scarlet Beauty™ Virginia Sweetspire

Height: 4-6’ Shape: Upright, mounded Pfg Spread: 4’ Foliage: Green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Scarlet Flower: White, fragrant Fruit: Capsule A hardy upright mounded form introduced by Chicagoland Grows®. Lightly fragrant, white flower spikes arch and cascade beautifully above the foliage in summer when few other shrubs are in bloom and are attractive to butterflies. Summer foliage turns an outstanding scarlet in fall. Requires acidic soil.

Itea virginica ‘Sprich’ PP10,988

Little Henry® Dwarf Sweetspire

Height: 2-3’ Shape: Compact, mounded Pg Spread: 3’ Foliage: Green Zone: 5 Fall Color: Red Flower: White, fragrant Fruit: Capsule A low, compact mounded selection, ideal for a mixed perennial border. In late spring to early summer, cascading spires of sweetly fragrant, white flowers are produced. Emerald green foliage becomes a blaze of red in autumn. Requires acidic soil.

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Kerria japonica ‘Golden Guinea’

P. opulifolius ‘Center Glow’ PP16,894

Golden Guinea Japanese Kerria

Height: 3-5’ Shape: Broad, rounded UP Spread: 3-5’ Foliage: Green Zone: 5 Fall Color: Yellow Flower: Golden-yellow Fruit: Inconspicuous Upright arching shrub which becomes mounded with age. The stems zigzag back and forth and are bright green during the winter. During early summer, single, 1”, golden-yellow flowers adorn this graceful, delicate shrub. Best in a slightly protected location. Marginally hardy in our area.

LONICERA - HONEYSUCKLE Lonicera oblongifolia

Swamp Fly Honeysuckle

Height: 2-5’ Shape: Spreading UPbfgmw Spread: 2-5’ Foliage: Medium green Zone: 3 Fall Color: None Flower: White Fruit: Red berry, 3/8” A lowland shrub found in Tamarack bogs. Not common in the wild. Small, creamy white, tubular flowers in early spring and small, red berries that ripen in June.

Lonicera villosa

Mountain Fly Honeysuckle

Height: 3’ Shape: Low growing UPbfgmw Foliage: Dark green Spread: 3’ Zone: 3 Fall Color: None Fruit: Blue berry, 3/8”, edible Flower: White A lowland shrub found in White Cedar and Tamarack swamps, mostly in central and northern Wisconsin. Small, white, tubular flowers are followed by pea-sized blue fruits in late summer.

MYRICA - BAYBERRY Myrica pennsylvanica

Northern Bayberry

Height: 3-6’ Shape: Rounded UPg Foliage: Glossy dark green Spread: 4-6’ Zone: 4 Fall Color: N/A Flower: N/A Fruit: Blue berry, BB-sized Semi-evergreen. Salt tolerant. Glossy, dark green, aromatic foliage. Waxy, silvery blue berries are produced along the stems. The berries are used to make bayberry candles.

PHYSOCARPUS - NINEBARK Physocarpus opulifolius

Common Ninebark

Height: 8-10’ Shape: Arching Ublfw Foliage: Dark green Spread: 8-10’ Zone: 2 Fall Color: Yellow-orange Fruit: Follicle Flower: White Underrated native shrub with four-season interest. Graceful arching shrub with creamy white spring flowers, orange-red summer seed capsules and yellow-orange fall color. Exfoliating bark used by birds for nesting material.

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Center Glow™ Ninebark

Height: 8-10’ Shape: Upright, rounded Ubf Spread: 8-10’ Foliage: Red and yellow Zone: 3 Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: White Fruit: Red follicle An outstanding new plant from Harold Pellet of the Landscape Plant Development Center. It is similar to Diablo® except the reddish leaf color is far brighter and the new foliage emerges a glowing yellow-green. Creamy white flower clusters in spring contrast beautifully with the dark foliage. Red, papery fruit clusters in summer are quite showy. Fast grower.

P. opulifolius ‘Donna May’ PPAF

Little Devil™ Ninebark

Height: 3-4’ Shape: Upright, rounded Ubf Spread: 3-4’ Foliage: Deep burgundy Zone: 3 Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: White Fruit: Follicle A great compact selection with deep burgundy foliage and white button flowers in June. Little Devil™ is half the size of other purple varieties making it ideal for the petite garden space. Not limited to only small gardens; it is a wonderful low maintenance addition to any home or commercial landscape. Bred by Dr. David Ziesak and introduced by Bailey Nurseries.

Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Nanus’

Dwarf Ninebark

Height: 5-6’ Shape: Compact, rounded Ublf Spread: 5-6’ Foliage: Green, small Zone: 2 Fall Color: Orange-red Flower: White Fruit: Red follicle Compact, dense, rounded shrub that is finer textured with orange-red fall color.

P. opulifolius ‘Seward’

Summer Wine® Ninebark

Height: 5-6’ Shape: Compact, rounded Ubf Foliage: Wine-purple Spread: 4-5’ Zone: 3 Fall Color: Purple-red Fruit: Follicle Flower: Pink-white A dense, compact form that is a cross between Physocarpus opulifolius ‘Nana’ and Diablo®. Attractive, wine colored foliage is more deeply cut giving it a more refined texture. Pink flower buds open to creamy white button-like flowers.

POTENTILLA - POTENTILLA Potentilla fruticosa

Bush Cinquefoil

Height: 2-3’ Shape: Rounded Uw Spread: 3’ Foliage: Medium green Fall Color: Yellow-brown Zone: 2 Flower: Yellow Fruit: Achene Native local ecotype seedlings. Blooms continuously throughout the summer. Will grow in sand or clay.

Potentilla fruticosa ‘Abbotswood’

Abbotswood Potentilla

Height: 2-3’ Shape: Dense, spreading U Foliage: Blue-green Spread: 3’ Zone: 2 Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: White Fruit: Achene Large, pure white flowers abound on this compact, dense shrub. Dark, bluish green foliage from spring until fall.

U = Full Sun P = Partial Shade A = Full Shade b = Attracts Birds m = Attracts Humming Birds f = Attracts Butterflies g = Fragrant c = Cut Flower d = Deer Resistant l = Fall Color k = Interesting Bark t = Attractive Fruit w = WI Native

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Gold Drop Potentilla

Rhododendron x ‘Mandarin Lights’ Mandarin Lights Azalea

Height: 2-3’ Shape: Compact U Spread: 3’ Foliage: Green, fern-like Zone: 2 Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: Lemon-yellow Fruit: Achene Compact, rounded shrub of fine, fan-like foliage. Numerous, intense, deep yellow flowers bloom throughout the summer.

Height: 4-5’ Shape: Upright, rounded UPfg Spread: 3-4’ Foliage: Green Zone: 3 Fall Color: None Flower: Orange Fruit: Capsule Sprawling shrub with orange, red or maroon fall color. Excellent plant for mass planting in tough urban sites. Salt tolerant. Requires acidic soil.

Potentilla fruticosa ‘Goldfinger’

Goldfinger Potentilla

Height: 3’ Shape: Compact, mound U Spread: 3-4’ Foliage: Dark green, coarse Zone: 2 Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: Lemon-yellow Fruit: Achene Dark green foliage on a compact mounded shrub. An impressive display of large, bright golden-yellow flowers. Blooms continuously throughout the summer.

PRUNUS - CHERRY Prunus x cistena

Purpleleaf Sand Cherry

Height: 6-10’ Shape: Upright oval Ubfg Foliage: Red-purple Spread: 6-8’ Zone: 3 Fall Color: Purple-red Flower: Pink, fragrant Fruit: None Intensely deep burgundy foliage throughout the summer. Delicately fragrant, pinkish flowers in spring. Very hardy.

RHAMNUS - BUCKTHORN Rhamnus alnifolia

Alderleaf Buckthorn

Height: 2-4’ Shape: Low, spreading UPbw Spread: 6-12’ Foliage: Glossy green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Yellow Flower: Green-brown Fruit: Red-black berry Low spreading colonial shrub native to Tamarack bogs and wet meadows in Wisconsin. The foliage is similar to R. frangula. This species seems to have some kind of antagonistic properties that prevent R. frangula from invading its colonial space. Possibly useful for restoration work to prevent R. frangula re-growth.

RHODODENDRON - AZALEA Rhododendron x ‘Golden Lights’

Golden Lights Azalea

Height: 4-5’ Shape: Upright, rounded UPfg Foliage: Green Spread: 3-4’ Zone: 4 Fall Color: None Flower: Golden yellow Fruit: Capsule Reddish-orange flower buds open to fragrant, golden-yellow blooms with salmon-pink to orange highlights in late May to early June. Extremely hardy selection introduced from the University of Minnesota. Deciduous. Requires acidic soil.

Rhododendron x ‘Lilac Lights’

Lilac Lights Azalea

Height: 3-4’ Shape: Upright, rounded UPfg Spread: 3-4’ Foliage: Green Fall Color: Light yellow Zone: 4 Flower: Lilac-purple Fruit: Capsule An improved form of R. ‘Orchid Lights’ with a more uniform, semi-dwarf habit and a profuse display of non-fading lilacpurple flowers in early spring from the University of Minnesota. The deciduous foliage turns a pleasing light yellow in fall. Requires acidic soil.

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Rhododendron x ‘Rosy Lights’

Rosy Lights Azalea

Height: 4-6’ Shape: Upright, rounded UPfg Spread: 4-6’ Foliage: Green Fall Color: None Zone: 4 Flower: Rosy-pink Fruit: Capsule A spectacular display of fragrant, single, dark rosy-pink blooms with reddish-orange spotting on the petals in late spring. Extremely hardy selection. Best grown in light shade. Requires acidic soil.

Rhododendron x ‘White Lights’

White Lights Azalea

Height: 5-6’ Shape: Upright, rounded UPfg Spread: 5-6’ Foliage: Green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Bronze-purple Flower: White Fruit: Capsule Pale delicate pink casted buds open to white flowers with a light pink tinge which fades at full bloom to give a virtually white appearance. The deciduous foliage turns a lovely bronze-purple in the fall. Extremely hardy selection introduced from the University of Minnesota. Requires acidic soil.

RHUS - SUMAC Rhus aromatica

Fragrant Sumac

Height: 6’ Shape: Rounded UPlfgw Spread: 8-10’ Foliage: Dark green, fragrant Zone: 3 Fall Color: Red-orange Fruit: Berries in clusters Flower: Yellow Sprawling shrub with orange, red or maroon fall color. Excellent plant for mass planting in tough urban sites. Salt tolerant.

Rhus aromatica ‘Gro-low’

Gro-low Sumac

Height: 2-3’ Shape: Spreading UPlfg Spread: 6-8’ Foliage: Glossy green Zone: 3 Fall Color: Orange-maroon Flower: Yellow Fruit: None A low maintenance sprawling shrub with glossy green foliage. Striking orange and maroon fall color. Excellent plant for mass planting in tough urban sites. A Ralph Synnestvedt introduction.

Rhus glabra

Smooth Sumac

Height: 10-15’ Shape: Wide spreading UPlfw Spread: 10-15’ Foliage: Medium green Zone: 3 Fall Color: Red, orange, purple Flower: Green-yellow Fruit: Berries in large, showy clusters Similar to R. typhina except young stems are smooth and slightly smaller in habit. This colonial shrub is excellent for highway plantings. Striking color combinations of orange and red in fall.

Rhus typhina

Staghorn Sumac

Height: 10-15’ Shape: Upright, spreading UPlfw Spread: 20-30’ Foliage: Med. green, deeply lobed Zone: 4 Fall Color: Orange-red Flower: Green-yellow Fruit: Berries in large, showy clusters Tall growing, colonial shrub which is excellent for highway plantings. Brilliant orange to red fall color.

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Tiger Eyes™ Cutleaf Staghorn Sumac

Height: 10-12’ Shape: Upright, spreading UPlf Spread: 10-12’ Foliage: Bright yellow, finely textured Zone: 4 Fall Color: Yellow-red Flower: Green-yellow Fruit: Berries in large, showy clusters A gorgeous golden-leafed form. Finely-divided, fern-like foliage emerges chartreuse-green becoming a brilliant bright yellow for the summer. Fall color is a glorious blaze of orange and scarlet. Rosy-pink stems add additional color contrast.

RIBES - ALPINE CURRANT Ribes alpinum

Alpine Currant

Height: 3-5’ Shape: Rounded UPA Foliage: Glossy green Spread: 5-6’ Zone: 2 Fall Color: None Flower: Greenish Fruit: Orange to red, 1/8” Dense, deep bright green foliage. Excellent hedge plant. Seldom fruits.

R. alpinum ‘Green Mound’

Green Mound Alpine Currant

Height: 3-5’ Shape: Mounded, spreading UPA Spread: 3-5’ Foliage: Green Zone: 2 Fall Color: None Fruit: None Flower: Greenish Dense, compact mounded form. Deep green foliage with good resistance to leaf diseases. A Synnestvedt selection. Seldom fruits.

Ribes americanum

American Black Currant

Height: 3-5’ Shape: Open, upright UPAw Foliage: Bright green Spread: 5-6’ Zone: 2 Fall Color: Yellow-orange Flower: Yellow-white Fruit: Black berries A Wisconsin native shrub with drooping clusters of yellowishwhite, bell-shaped flowers May - June. Small, edible black berries droop in clusters and are great for jelly.

Ribes missouriense

Missouri Gooseberry

Height: 2-4’ Shape: Open, spreading UPAw Foliage: Bright green Spread: 3-5’ Zone: 5 Fall Color: Red-orange Flower: White Fruit: Green to red berries A native shrub with white flowers drooping downward on slender pedicels. Large and small thorns on branches. Edible fruits are great for making jelly.

ROSA - ROSE Rosa rugosa ‘Belle Poitevine’

Belle Poitevine Rugosa Rose

Height: 4-5’ Type: Rugosa Ubg Foliage: Rich green Spread: 4-5’ Zone: 4 Fall Color: Yellow-orange Fruit: Orange-red hips Flower: Pink Large, semi-double, pink flowers on a dense compact plant. Highly disease resistant.

R. rugosa ‘Blanc Dbl. de Coubert’

Blanc Dbl. de Coubert Rugosa Rose

Rosa rugosa ‘Dwarf Pavement’

Dwarf Pavement Rugosa Rose

Height: 2-3’ Type: Rugosa Ubg Spread: 5’ Foliage: Green Zone: 4 Fall Color: None Flower: Light pink Fruit: Scarlet Hips Continuous blooms of fragrant, semi-double, 2 1/2- 3”, pink blossoms on a compact shrub. Highly disease resistant. Prolific hip production.

Rosa rugosa ‘Frau Dagmar Hastrup’

Frau Dagmar Hastrup Rugosa Rose

Height: 3-4’ Type: Rugosa Ubgc Spread: 3-4’ Foliage: Rich green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Maroon to yellow Flower: Light pink Fruit: Scarlet hips Single, satin-pink, sweetly fragrant, poppy-like blossoms with showy yellow stamens followed by abundant, large growing scarlet hips. Extremely disease resistant. Lush, dark green foliage first turns a deep maroon then melts to yellow with coppery highlights.

Rosa rugosa ‘Purple Pavement’

Purple Pavement Rugosa Rose

Height: 3-6’ Type: Rugosa Ubgc Foliage: Green Spread: 3-4’ Zone: 4 Fall Color: Yellow to maroon Flower: Purple/lavender Fruit: Red-orange hips Big, purple ruffled flowers with great fragrance lead to handsome hips in late summer and fall; complimented with better than average yellow fall color.

Rosa x ‘Kashmir’

Kashmir Rose

Height: 3-4’ Type: Shrub Uc Foliage: Green Spread: 3-4’ Zone: 4 Fall Color: None Flower: Dark red Fruit: Insignificant Beautiful, 3”, velvety dark red, hybrid tea-like blossoms are as soft as cashmere. Nice evenly compact rounded habit is sure to fit into any landscape. Makes a wonderful cut flower! Introduced Bailey Nurseries.

Rosa x ‘Little Mischief’

Little Mischief Easy Elegance™ Rose

Height: 2-3’ Type: Shrub Ubgc Foliage: Glossy green Spread: 2-3’ Zone: 4 Fall Color: None Flower: Deep pink Fruit: Hips Compact, vigorous shrub rose with large clusters of pink, lightly fragrant, semi-double blooms. Flowers from May through October. Excellent resistance to blackspot and mildew.

Rosa x ‘Meipitac’ PP7,783

Carefree Wonder™ Rose

Height: 3-5’ Type: Shrub Ubgc Spread: 3-4’ Foliage: Green Zone: 4 Fall Color: None Fruit: Red-orange hips Flower: Hot pink Produces a profusion of semi-double, hot pink flowers with creamy centers. A repeat bloomer. Excellent disease resistance.

Height: 6’ Type: Rugosa Ubgc Spread: 5’ Foliage: Light green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Yellow-orange Fruit: Scarlet hips Flower: White A continual bloomer of double, extremely fragrant, white flowers. A tidy plant with crinkled, light green foliage. = Plant originated at Johnson’s Nursery, Inc.™

U = Full Sun P = Partial Shade A = Full Shade b = Attracts Birds m = Attracts Humming Birds f = Attracts Butterflies g = Fragrant c = Cut Flower d = Deer Resistant l = Fall Color k = Interesting Bark t = Attractive Fruit w = WI Native

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Rhus typhina ‘Bailtiger’ PPAF

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38 Rosa x ‘Meipotal’ PP8,841

Carefree Delight™ Rose

Height: 3-4’ Type: Shrub Ubgc Spread: 5-6’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 4 Fall Color: None Flower: Pink Fruit: Hips Single, delightful light pink flowers on a mounded mass of small, glossy dark green leaves. Great disease resistance.

Rosa x ‘Nearly Wild’

Nearly Wild Rose

Height: 3’ Type: Shrub Ubg Spread: 3’ Foliage: Medium green Zone: 4 Fall Color: None Fruit: Hips Flower: Pink A profuse bloomer throughout the season. Clusters of fragrant, single, rose-pink flowers nearly smother the dark green foliage.

Rosa x ‘Noala’ PP14,441

Flower Carpet® Coral Rose

Height: 2-3’ Type: Groundcover Ub Foliage: Dark green Spread: 3-4’ Zone: 5 Fall Color: None Flower: Coral-pink Fruit: Hips Produces a profusion of bright coral-pink, slightly ruffled flowers from spring to fall. Dense spreading habit. Extremely disease resistant foliage.

Rosa x ‘NOA83100B’ PP17,373

Flower Carpet® Scarlet Rose

Height: 2-3’ Type: Groundcover Ub Spread: 3-4’ Foliage: Glossy green Zone: 5 Fall Color: None Flower: Scarlet-red Fruit: Hips Scarlet-red flowers are produced in abundance on this compact groundcover rose. Glossy rich green foliage has excellent disease resistance. Great for borders, mass planting and large containers.

Rosa x ‘NOA97400A’ PP17,098

Flower Carpet® Amber Rose

Height: 2-3’ Type: Groundcover Ub Foliage: Emerald green Spread: 2-3’ Zone: 4 Fall Color: None Flower: Pink-peach Fruit: Hips Produces a profusion of soft orange-yellow blooms, aging to soft pink with a blush of peach atop a mound of low, dense, disease resistant, emerald green foliage. Great for borders, containers and mass plantings.

Rosa x ‘NOA168098F’ PP19,206

Flower Carpet® Pink Supreme Rose

Height: 2-3’ Type: Groundcover Ub Spread: 3-4’ Foliage: Glossy green Zone: 4 Fall Color: None Flower: Deep pink Fruit: Hips Continuous blooms of vivid, deep pink flowers above a low mound of glossy rich green, disease resistant foliage. Great for borders and mass planting.

Rosa x ‘Radcon’ PP15,070

Pink Knock Out® Rose

Height: 3’ Type: Shrub Ub Foliage: Mossy green Spread: 4’ Zone: 5 Fall Color: None Flower: Pink Fruit: Insignificant Produces a continuous display of single, powerful pink blossoms. Mossy-green foliage with blue hues has outstanding disease resistance. Bred by William Radler.

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Rosa x ‘Radcor’ PP17,346

Rainbow Knock Out® Rose

Height: 3-4’ Type: Shrub Ub Spread: 3-4’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 5 Fall Color: None Flower: Pink, yellow Fruit: Insignificant A bushy compact plant with dark green foliage. Coral-pink blossoms with a glowing yellow center bring warmth and brightness into mind. Bred by William Radler.

Rosa x ‘Radfragwhite’ PPAF

Milwaukee’s Calatrava™ Rose

Height: 4-5’ Type: Shrub Ug Spread: 3’ Foliage: Dark bluish green Zone: 5 Fall Color: None Flower: Pure white Fruit: Insignificant Intoxicatingly fragrant, 3-4”, double, pure white flowers with slightly ruffled petals become tinged with a hint of pink as cooler weather sets in. Dark bluish-green foliage provides a nice backdrop for the luminous blossoms. The name of the rose was chosen by its creator, native Milwaukeean Bill Radler a patron of the arts, to celebrate the landmark addition of the Milwaukee Art Museum designed by architect Santiago Calatrava.

Rosa x ‘Radrazz’ PPAF

Knockout™ Rose

Height: 3’ Type: Shrub Ub Foliage: Glossy green Spread: 3’ Zone: 5 Fall Color: Burgundy-green Flower: Cherry red Fruit: Orange-red hips Produces a continuous display of single, cherry-red glowing blossoms. Lustrous deep green, burgundy-tinged foliage takes on a deeper burgundy cast as fall approaches. The most disease resistant rose to date. Bred by William Radler.

Rosa x ‘Radsun’ PP13,063

Carefree Sunshine™ Rose

Height: 3-4’ Type: Shrub Ub Foliage: Bright green Spread: 3-4’ Zone: 5 Fall Color: Bronze-green Flower: Golden yellow Fruit: Orange hips Deep golden-yellow buds open to single, non-fading, lemonyellow flowers. A vigorous upright shrub with dense, satiny bright green foliage. Highly disease resistant. Bred by William Radler.

Rosa x ‘Radtko’ PP16,202

Double Knock Out® Rose

Height: 3-4’ Type: Shrub Ub Spread: 3-4’ Foliage: Deep green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Bronze-green Fruit: Insignificant Flower: Cherry red Double, cherry-red blossoms produced through out the season. Deep mossy green foliage with a burgundy tinge has excellent drought tolerance and disease resistance. Bred by William Radler.

Rosa x ‘Radtkopink’ PP18,507

Pink Double Knock Out® Rose

Height: 3-4’ Type: Shrub Ub Foliage: Green Spread: 3-4’ Zone: 5 Fall Color: Bronze-green Flower: Pink Fruit: Insignificant This rose is a maintenance free, double pink beauty. Selfcleaning, fragrant, and highly disease resistant. Bred by William Radler.

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Type

Flower

H

S

Bloom

Hips

Coral

Flower Carpet® Coral

groundcover

single, coral-pink

2'

3'

everblooming

insignificant

Pink

Belle Poitevine

rugosa

medium pink, semi-double

4'

4'

recurrent

orange

Carefree Delight™

shrub

single pink/white eye

4'

5'

everblooming

red

Carefree Wonder™

shrub

bright pink, semi-double

4'

4'

everblooming

red

Dwarf Pavement

rugosa

light pink

30"

5'

recurrent

scarlet

Frau Dagmar Hastrup

rugosa

single, satin pink

3'

4'

recurrent

scarlet

Flower Carpet® Amber

groundcover

orange-yellow to soft pink

2’

3’

everblooming

insignificant

Flower Carpet®

groundcover

deep pink

2’

3’

everblooming

insignificant

Nearly Wild

shrub

single medium pink

3'

3'

everblooming

insignificant

Pink Double

shrub

single, cherry red

3’

3’

everblooming

orange-red

Pink Knockout®

shrub

single, pink

3’

4’

everblooming

insignificant

Purple Pavement

rugosa

lavender-pink

3’

3’

recurrent

red-orange

Rainbow Knock Out®

shrub

single

4’

4’

recurrent

insignificant

Winnipeg Parks

shrub

cherry pink fading to dark

30"

3'

everblooming

red

Pink Supreme

Knock Out®

pink, semi-double Red

Flower Carpet® Scarlet

groundcover

scarlet red

2’

3’

recurrent

insignificant

Double Knock Out®

shrub

double, cherry red

3’

3’

everblooming

insignificant

Kashmir

shrub

dark red, tea-like

3’

3’

recurrent

insignificant

Knockout®

shrub

single, cherry red

3'

3'

everblooming

orange-red

Little Mischief

shrub

deep pink, semi double

2’

3’

everblooming

insignificant

Blanc Dbl. De Coubert

rugosa

white, double

6'

5'

recurrent

red

Milwaukee’s

shrub

double, pure white

4’

3’

everblooming

insignificant

White Out™

shrub

white, single

3’

3’

everblooming

insignificant

Carefree Sunshine™

shrub

single, golden yellow

3’

3’

recurrent

orange

Easy Elegance™ White

Calatrava™

Yellow

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U = Full Sun P = Partial Shade A = Full Shade b = Attracts Birds m = Attracts Humming Birds f = Attracts Butterflies g = Fragrant c = Cut Flower d = Deer Resistant l = Fall Color k = Interesting Bark t = Attractive Fruit w = WI Native

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Rose Comparison Chart


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40 Rosa x ‘White Out’ PPAF

White Out™ Rose

Height: 3-4’ Type: Shrub Ugc Spread: 3-4’ Foliage: Glossy dark green Zone: 5 Fall Color: None Flower: White Fruit: Insignificant Extremely disease resistant, dark glossy green foliage on compact mounding plants set off the single white flowers. Bred by Bill Radler, however not a member of the The Knock Out® family of roses.

R. x ‘Winnipeg Parks’ PP9,122

Winnipeg Parks Rose

Height: 2-3’ Type: Shrub Ubgc Foliage: Green Spread: 3’ Zone: 3 Fall Color: Red-green Flower: Deep pink Fruit: Red hips Deep pinkish-red buds open to semi-double dark cherry-pink flowers followed by attractive red hips. Attractive, matte green foliage on compact, low growing plants take on a reddish cast in fall.

RUBUS - THIMBLEBERRY Rubus parviflorus

Thimbleberry

Height: 2-6’ Shape: Upright Pw Foliage: Medium green Spread: 4-8’ Zone: 3 Fall Color: Yellow Fruit: Bright red berry Flower: White An erect perennial shrub with stems lacking thorns. Large, up to 10”, maple-like leaves have a felty texture and turn bright gold in fall. Showy white flowers in summer are followed by edible ruby-red fruits that make an excellent jelly.

SALIX - WILLOW

Sambucus canadensis

American Elder

Height: 5-12’ Shape: Upright, spreading UPAbw Spread: 5-12’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 4 Fall Color: None Flower: White Fruit: Black berry, BB-sized Large, stoloniferous shrub with beautiful 6-10” clusters of creamy white flowers in June. The black, BB-sized fruit can be used to make jelly and wine. One of the most important plants for fruit-eating birds. Tolerant of shade and wet soils.

Sambucus pubens

Dappled Willow

Height: 6-15’ Shape: Rounded, spreading U Spread: 6-15’ Foliage: Green and white with pink Zone: 5 Fall Color: Red winter stems Fruit: Capsule Flower: Catkin Loose upright mound of dazzling mottled green and creamy white with pink highlighted foliage on coral stems. In winter, arching stems turn a striking red. Vigorous grower.

Dwarf Arctic Willow

Height: 4-5’ Shape: Compact, rounded U Foliage: Steel blue Spread: 3-5’ Zone: 4 Fall Color: Purple winter stems Flower: Catkin Fruit: Insignificant Compact rounded shrub with steel blue foliage on fine textured twigs that are purplish in the winter. Makes an attractive hedge. Great for wet areas or for stabilizing stream banks. The supple twigs can be used to make baskets.

S. repens ‘Bridal Rice’

Bridal Rice Creeping Willow

Height: 18” Shape: Low, spreading U Spread: 8’ Foliage: Gray-blue, narrow Zone: 4 Fall Color: None Flower: Tiny white catkin Fruit: Capsule Low growing, sprawling willow with short, narrow, gray-blue felty leaves. The tiny pussy willow flowers that emerge in early spring resemble white rice grains. Excellent for poor soils. Drought and salt tolerant. Prune back 8-10” after flowering for increased density.

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Scarlet Elderberry

Height: 10-12’ Shape: Broad, spreading PAbw Foliage: Dark green Spread: 10-12’ Zone: 2 Fall Color: None Flower: White Fruit: Scarlet berry, BB-sized Upright sprawling shrub. Creamy white flower panicles in early spring are followed by an outstanding display of intensely scarlet fruit clusters in late June that are quickly taken by birds. FRUIT IS POISONOUS!

SPIRAEA - SPIREA Spiraea alba

Meadowsweet

Height: 4’ Shape: Rounded UPfw Foliage: Rich green Spread: 24-30” Zone: 3 Fall Color: Yellow Fruit: White, pyramidal clusters Flower: White Native wetland plant with narrow, upright, terminal clusters of white flowers in mid-summer. A good choice for wet soils.

Spiraea betulifolia ‘Tor’

Salix integra ‘Hakura Nishiki’

Salix purpurea ‘Nana’

SAMBUCUS - ELDERBERRY

Tor Birchleaf Spirea

Height: 2-3’ Shape: Compact, rounded Uf Spread: 3’ Foliage: Gray-green Zone: 3 Fall Color: Red-burgundy Flower: White Fruit: Tan, flat-topped clusters A multitude of tightly packed, white flower clusters adorn this compact rounded shrub in late spring. Iridescent green foliage turns an exceptional deep burgundy-red in fall.

Spiraea bumalda ‘Goldflame’

Goldflame Spirea

Height: 2-3’ Shape: Rounded Uf Spread: 3-4’ Foliage: Light green-orange-red Zone: 3 Fall Color: Light green-orange-red Fruit: Tan, flat-topped clusters Flower: Pink Spring growth is a blend of orange, red and copper tones maturing to light green. Pink flowers. Fall color is a repeat of the spring leaf colors. Easy to blend with perennials.

Spiraea x cinerea ‘Grefsheim’

Grefsheim Spirea

Height: 4-5’ Shape: Dense, arching Uf Spread: 5-6’ Foliage: Blue-green, fine textured Fall Color: Yellow Zone: 4 Flower: White Fruit: Follicle Early blooming white flowers cascade along leafless branches resembling a white cloud. Handsome, dense shrub with arching branches of fine blue-green leaves.

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Korean Spirea

Height: 2-3’ Shape: Mounded Upf Spread: 2-3’ Foliage: Dark bue-green Zone: 3 Fall Color: Yellow-orange Flower: White Fruit: Tan, flat-topped clusters A compact mounding form with bluish-green foliage, turning yellow-orange in fall. Large, flat-topped clusters of bright white flowers in late spring. Slightly coarser texture than other spireas.

Spiraea fritschiana ‘J.N. Select’

Pink-a-licious™ Fritsch Spirea

Height: 2-3’ Shape: Mounded Upf Foliage: Dark green Spread: 2-3’ Zone: 3 Fall Color: Yellow-apricot/pink-red Flower: Pink Fruit: Tan, flat-topped cluster Pink flowering form of S. fritschiana. Can have an outstanding yellow-apricot/pink-red fall color. The colors of a fruit salad! Excellent dense branching habit.

Spiraea bumalda ‘Anthony Waterer’

Anthony Waterer Spirea

Height: 2-3’ Shape: Rounded, mound Uf Spread: 3-4’ Foliage: Blue-green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Red-purple to none Flower: Rose-pink Fruit: Tan, flat-topped clusters Attractive, deep rosy-pink, flat-topped clusters of flowers.

Spiraea japonica ‘Froebelii’

Froebel Spirea

Height: 3-4’ Shape: Rounded Upf Spread: 3-5’ Foliage: Purple-tipped Fall Color: Red Zone: 3 Flower: Pink Fruit: Tan, flat-topped clusters Hardier and slightly larger than ‘Anthony Waterer’, but with light pink flowers and excellent fall color.

Spiraea japonica ‘Goldmound’

Goldmound Spirea

Height: 2’ Shape: Rounded, compact Upf Foliage: Yellow Spread: 2-3’ Zone: 3 Fall Color: Yellow-red-orange Fruit: Tan, flat-topped clusters Flower: Pink A low mounding form of bright golden foliage, which does not scorch in summer, followed by reddish-orange fall color. Finetextured pink flowers.

Spiraea japonica ‘Little Princess’

Little Princess Spirea

Height: 2-3’ Shape: Low, mounded UPf Foliage: Mint green Spread: 3-4’ Zone: 3 Fall Color: Dark red Fruit: Tan, flat-topped clusters Flower: Pink Similar to Alpine Spirea, but more robust. Abundant, pink flowers. Fine-textured.

S. japonica ‘Magic Carpet’ PP9,363

Magic Carpet Spirea

Height: 2’ Shape: Compact UPf Spread: 2-3’ Foliage: Light green with red Zone: 3 Fall Color: Russet red Flower: Pink-purple Fruit: Tan, flat-topped clusters A dwarf spirea with vibrant red leaf tips, backlit by bright gold foliage in spring. Clusters of pinkish-purple flowers in summer and fall. Excellent fall color.

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Spiraea tomentosa

Steeplebush (Hardhack Spirea)

Height: 2-4’ Shape: Rounded Ufw Spread: 2-4’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 3 Fall Color: Yellow Flower: Pink Fruit: Tan, pyramidal cluster Native to marshlands and the water’s edge. Clear pink spires of flowers in July through August when few shrubs are in bloom. Needs slightly acidic soil.

STAPHYLEA - BLADDERNUT Staphylea trifolia

Bladdernut

Height: 10-15’ Shape: Upright, spreading PAw Spread: 8-12’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Yellow Flower: White Fruit: Chartruese, inflated capsule A shade tolerant, understory shrub. Pretty, 1”, white, bellshaped flowers in May. Bright green, “lantern-like” capsules in September.

STEPHANANDRA - STEPHANANDRA Stephanandra incisa ‘Crispa’

Cutleaf Stephanandra

Height: 2-3’ Shape: Dense, mound UP Spread: 3-6’ Foliage: Green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Red-orange Fruit: Follicle Flower: White Graceful, low spreading shrub with slender arching branches. Creamy white flowers appear in late spring. One of the few shrubs that will flower in heavy shade. Useful as a groundcover.

SYMPHORICARPOS - SNOWBERRY, CORALBERRY Symphoricarpos albus

White Snowberry

Height: 5-6’ Shape: Rounded UPAw Foliage: Blue-green Spread: 4-6’ Zone: 3 Fall Color: None Fruit: White berry, 1/2” Flower: Pink A vigorous, suckering, finely-branched, broad, rounded shrub with bluish-green foliage. Dainty, pinkish-white, bell-shaped flowers are followed by clusters of large, waxy, white berries. Prefers drier soils and partial sun exposure.

Symphoricarpos x chenaultii ‘Hancock’ Hancock Coralberry Height: 2-3’ Shape: Low spreading UPA Spread: 6’ Foliage: Blue-green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Insignificant Flower: Pink Fruit: Rose-pink berries A low spreading dwarf selection with dark blue-green foliage. In late summer, small, pink flowers are followed by numerous rosepink berries that persist well into winter. Makes an excellent groundcover or use to control bank and slope erosion.

U = Full Sun P = Partial Shade A = Full Shade b = Attracts Birds m = Attracts Humming Birds f = Attracts Butterflies g = Fragrant c = Cut Flower d = Deer Resistant l = Fall Color k = Interesting Bark t = Attractive Fruit w = WI Native

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SYRINGA - LILAC

VIBURNUM - VIBURNUM

Syringa meyeri ‘Palibin’

Meyeri Lilac

Vib. carlesii ‘Compactum’ Compact Koreanspice Viburnum

Height: 4-5’ Shape: Compact, speading Ufgc Spread: 5-7’ Foliage: Green, occasionally purple Zone: 3 Fall Color: None to purple Flower: Lilac panicle, fragrant Fruit: Capsule A popular dwarf lilac. Small, wave-edged, dark green foliage. Reddish-purple buds open to fragrant, light lilac flowers. Resistant to powdery mildew and can have a good purple fall color.

Height: 4-5’ Shape: Compact, rounded UPfg Spread: 5-6’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Wine red Flower: White Fruit: Red-black drupe A wonderful, truly compact form. Pinkish buds open to extremely fragrant, white flowers. Exceptionally dark green foliage turns wine red in fall.

Syringa patula ‘Miss Kim’

Miss Kim Lilac

Height: 6-7’ Shape: Compact, spreading Ufgc Foliage: Dark green Spread: 5-6’ Zone: 3 Fall Color: Burgundy-red or none Flower: Blue panicle, fragrant Fruit: Capsule Compact lilac with attractive, dark green foliage. Purple buds open to fragrant, icy blue flowers.

Syringa vulgaris

Common Purple Lilac

Height: 8-10’ Shape: Upright, vase Spread: 10-12’ Foliage: Green Zone: 3 Fall Color: None Flower: Purple, fragrant Fruit: Capsule Very fragrant single, purple flowers. Suckering.

Syringa vulgaris ‘Albert F. Holden’

Albert Holden Lilac

Charles Joly Lilac

Height: 8-10’ Shape: Upright Ufgc Foliage: Green Spread: 10-12’ Zone: 3 Fall Color: None Flower: Magenta, fragrant Fruit: Capsule Very fragrant, tight clusters of dazzling, double magenta flowers on long slender spikes.

Syringa vulgaris ‘Ludwig Spaeth’

Ludwig Spaeth Lilac

Height: 8-10’ Shape: Upright Ufgc Spread: 10-12’ Foliage: Green Zone: 3 Fall Color: None Flower: Dark purple, fragrant Fruit: Capsule Beautiful, wonderfully fragrant, dark purple flowers held well above the foliage on tall, erect spikes.

S. vulgaris ‘Madame Lemoine’

Madame Lemoine Lilac

Height: 8-10’ Shape: Wide, spreading Ufgc Spread: 10-12’ Foliage: Green Zone: 3 Fall Color: None Flower: Snow white, fragrant Fruit: Capsule A dense spreading lilac with abundant, fragrant, double, snowy white flowers.

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Spiced Bouquet™ Viburnum

Height: 4-6’ Shape: Rounded Ubfg Spread: 5-7’ Foliage: Glossy dark green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Wine red Flower: White Fruit: Red-black drupe Selected at Johnson’s Nursery, Inc.™ by Michael Yanny on the basis of plant density and summer leaf gloss. Slightly more compact than the species.

Viburnum carlesii ‘J.N. Select A’

Ufgc

Height: 8-10’ Shape: Upright, rounded Ufgc Spread: 10-12’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 3 Fall Color: None Flower: Deep violet, fragrant Fruit: Capsule A Father Fiala introduction. Fragrant, single, deep violet flowers that possess a silvery blush on the reverse of the petals giving a bicolor effect.

Syringa vulgaris ‘Charles Joly’

Vib. carlesii ‘J.N. Select’

Spice Island™ Koreanspice Viburnum

Height: 4-5’ Shape: Compact, rounded Ubfg Spread: 5-6’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Wine red Fruit: Red-black drupe Flower: White Spice Island™ was selected in 2000 at Johnson’s Nursery, Inc.™ by Michael Yanny from open-pollinated Viburnum carlesii seedlings. It is a compact form which develops much more uniformly during the production process. This cultivar branches better than other Viburnum carlesii ‘Compacta’ cultivars in the trade, making for considerably fewer one-sided or poor structured plants. Spice Island™ matures at one half to two thirds the size of a typical Viburnum carlesii plant.

Viburnum carlesii ‘J.N. Select S’

Sugar n’ Spice™ Koreanspice Viburnum

Height: 6-8’ Shape: Rounded Ubfg Foliage: Dark green Spread: 6-8’ Zone: 4 Fall Color: Wine red Fruit: Red-black drupe Flower: White Sugar and Spice™ is a heavy flowering cultivar with the same sweet-spiced, floral fragrance for which the species is known. The flower clusters (cymes) are smaller than average, but are much more plentiful throughout the body of the plant. This plant needs at least six hours of direct sunlight, as well as, rich, moist, well-drained soil to perform at its peak. The plant was selected at Johnson’s Nursery, Inc.™ by Michael Yanny from open-pollinated Viburnum carlesii seedlings.

Viburnum cassinoides

Witherod Viburnum

Height: 5-6’ Shape: Compact, rounded UPbfw Spread: 5-6’ Foliage: Glossy dark green Zone: 3 Fall Color: Crimson Fruit: Green to pink to black drupe Flower: White A premier viburnum with dark glossy green leaves that turn crimson in fall. Dynamic, flat-topped fruit clusters change from green to pink to red, then blue ripening to black. The pink stage is very showy. Prefers slightly acidic soil.

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43 Defender™ Witherod Viburnum

Height: 5-8’ Shape: Upright, rounded UPbf Spread: 4-7’ Foliage: Glossy dark green Zone: 3 Fall Color: Crimson Flower: White Fruit: Green to pink to black drupe A handsome viburnum with fairly fine, clean foliage and attractive fruit that changes from green to pink, then red, blue and finally black in fall.

Viburnum cassinoides ‘Endeavor’

Endeavor™ Witherod Viburnum

Height: 5-8’ Shape: Rounded UPbf Spread: 5-8’ Foliage: Glossy green Fall Color: Crimson Zone: 3 Flower: Near white Fruit: Green to pink to black drupe Nearly white flowers lead to a great fruit display on this glossyleaved, compact plant. Good fall color and persistent black fruits in winter lend a year-round compliment of features.

Viburnum cassinoides ‘J.N. Select’

Freedom™ Witherod Viburnum

Height: 5’ Shape: Compact, rounded UPbf Spread: 5’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 3 Fall Color: Maroon-red Flower: Creamy white Fruit: Green to pink to black drupe Freedom™ has exceptional dark green leaves, turning maroonred in fall. The flowers are creamy white, flat-topped clusters that open in late June to early July. In September, the fruit clusters change from green to pink to red to blue to black.

Viburnum dentatum ‘Christom’

Blue Muffin™ Arrowwood Viburnum

Height: 5-7’ Shape: Rounded UPbf Foliage: Dark green Spread: 5-7’ Zone: 3 Fall Color: Yellow Flower: White, cluster Fruit: Dark blue berry, 1/8” An exciting compact selection of Viburnum dentatum. In spring, abundant, white, flat-topped flower clusters are followed by an impressive display of rich blue berries.

Viburnum dentatum ‘J.N. Select’

Red Feather® Arrowwood Viburnum

Height: 8-10’ Shape: Upright UPbf Foliage: Green with red Spread: 10-12’ Zone: 3 Fall Color: Red-purple Flower: White, cluster Fruit: Blue-black berry, 1/8” Picked out of a block of seedlings at Johnson’s Nursery, Inc.™ by Michael Yanny because of its two-tone maroon and green new growth. Looks like the feathers at the base of an arrow. Has a rich reddish-purple color every fall.

Viburnum dentatum ‘Ralph Senior’

Autumn Jazz™ Arrowwood Viburnum

Height: 8-10’ Shape: Vase UPbf Spread: 10-12’ Foliage: Glossy green Zone: 3 Fall Color: Yellow-orange-burgundy Flower: White, cluster Fruit: Blue-black berry, 1/8” Graceful vase-shaped habit with glossy green foliage. Will occasionally produce a blend of yellow, orange and redburgundy fall color if the growing season is extended. A Chicagoland Grows® introduction.

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Viburnum farreri ‘Nanum’

Dwarf Fragrant Viburnum

Height: 2-4’ Shape: Rounded Ubfg Spread: 4-6’ Foliage: Glossy green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Red-purple Flower: Pink-white Fruit: None Lovely, small shrub with wonderfully fragrant, pinkish white, spring flowers. Glossy foliage emerges bronzy-green and turns red-purple in fall. Rounded, compact habit.

Viburnum x juddii

Judd Viburnum

Height: 6-8’ Shape: Rounded Ubfg Spread: 6-8’ Foliage: Blue-green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Dull red Flower: Pink-white Fruit: Red-black berry A hybrid between V. bitchiuense and V. carlesii. Hardier than V. carlesii with the same excellent flowering characteristics. Hard to visually distinguish between Judd and V. carlesii.

Viburnum lantana ‘Mohican’

Mohican Viburnum

Height: 8-10’ Shape: Compact, globose Ubf Spread: 10-12’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 3 Fall Color: Purple-bronze Flower: Creamy white, cluster Fruit: Pink-red to black berry A Donald Egloff introduction selected for its outstanding fruit display. The berries stay in the pink-red stage considerably longer than the species.

Viburnum lentago

Nannyberry Viburnum

Height: 12-15’ Shape: Upright Ubf Foliage: Glossy green Spread: 8-10’ Zone: 2 Fall Color: Red-orange, maroon Fruit: Green to pink to bluish-black Flower: Pale-white A suckering shrub. Pale-white, flat-topped flowers. Fruit clusters develop in summer. They start out lime green, changing to creamy yellow then rose-pink, ripening to bluish-black. Good fall colors - reds, oranges and maroons. Seed collected from a native Wisconsin source.

Viburnum prunifolium

Blackhaw Viburnum

Height: 10-15’ Shape: Rounded Ubfw Spread: 12-20’ Foliage: Dark green Fall Color: Bronze-red Zone: 3 Flower: White, cluster Fruit: Pink to black berry Multi-stemmed shrub or small rounded tree often with horizontal branching. Handsome, clean, dark foliage turning bronzy- red in fall. Attractive white flowers followed by clusters of pinkish-rose fruits maturing to bluish-black.

Viburnum prunifolium ‘MckRouge’

Forest Rouge™ Blackhaw Viburnum

Height: 10-12’ Shape: Upright UPbf Spread: 10-12’ Foliage: Glossy green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Red-purple Flower: White, cluster Fruit: Blue-black berry Selected by Dan Moore of McKay Nursery for its good uniform habit. Glossy dark green foliage turns reddish-purple in fall. White, flat-topped flower clusters followed by bluish-black fruits.

Viburnum prunifolium ‘Summer Magic’

Summer Magic Blackhaw Viburnum

Height: 6-10’ Shape: Compact UPbf Spread: 8-15’ Foliage: Dark green with red Zone: 3 Fall Color: Red-maroon Flower: White, cluster Fruit: None A compact form with clean dark green summer foliage and red growing tips. Reddish-maroon fall color.

U = Full Sun P = Partial Shade A = Full Shade b = Attracts Birds m = Attracts Humming Birds f = Attracts Butterflies g = Fragrant c = Cut Flower d = Deer Resistant l = Fall Color k = Interesting Bark t = Attractive Fruit w = WI Native

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Downy Arrowwood Viburnum

Height: 6-8’ Shape: Rounded UPbfw Spread: 5-7’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Maroon Flower: White cluster Fruit: Blue-black berries Similar to Vib. dentatum with a compact habit. Dark blue-black fruit ripens in August. Consistent maroon fall color.

WEIGELA - WEIGELA W. florida ‘Alexandra’ PP10,772

Wine & Roses® Weigela

Height: 4-5’ Shape: Compact, mounding Ufm Spread: 4-5’ Foliage: Burgundy-purple Zone: 4 Fall Color: None Fruit: None Flower: Rose-pink Intense, rose-pink flowers stand out against the rich dark burgundy-purple foliage. Full sun for darkest color.

W. florida ‘Dark Horse’ PP14,381

Dark Horse Weigela

Height: 3’ Shape: Low, mounding Ufm Spread: 3’ Foliage: Bronze with lime veins Fall Color: None Zone: 4 Flower: Magenta-pink Fruit: None Abundant clusters of magenta-pink flowers stand out against the dramatic foliage with striking lime-green venation.

W. florida ‘Kolsunn’ PP13,567

Magical Fantasy® Weigela

Height: 3-4’ Shape: Compact, rounded Ufm Foliage: Green and white Spread: 3-4’ Zone: 4 Fall Color: None Flower: Soft pink Fruit: None Profuse, soft pink, trumpet-shaped flowers in spring attract hummingbirds. Pure white leaf margins provide a wonderful contrast to the green leaves. A showy foundation plant or use in the shrub border.

Weigela florida ‘Minuet’

Minuet Weigela

Height: 2-3’ Shape: Compact, rounded Ufmg Foliage: Green with purple Spread: 3’ Zone: 4 Fall Color: None Fruit: None Flower: Ruby red Abundant, slightly fragrant, light ruby-red, yellow-throated flowers on this free-flowering, compact dwarf. Purple-tinged dark green foliage. Developed at the Ottawa Research Station in Ontario. A COPF introduction.

Weigela florida ‘Red Prince’

Red Prince Weigela

Height: 5-6’ Shape: Upright UPfm Spread: 5-6’ Foliage: Green Zone: 4 Fall Color: None Flower: Rich red Fruit: None Abundant, beautiful dark red flowers that resist fading. May rebloom slightly in late summer. Introduced by Iowa State University.

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Berryhill Yew

Conifers Hook’s #6 Juniper

Eastern Redcedar Eastern White Pine

Twister Swiss Stone Pine Nest Spruce


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Black Hills Spruce

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Tannenbaum Pine

Blue Forest Juniper

Weeping White Pine Sea Green Juniper

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Abies concolor

White Fir

Height: 30-50’ Shape: Upright, conical UPb Spread: 15-30’ Foliage: Blue-green Zone: 4 Handsome, large evergreen with distinctive soft blue-green needles. Cones mature to purple-brown, 3-6” long. The best fir for the Midwest. Plant in well-drained soil.

CHAMAECYPARIS - FALSECYPRESS Cham. nootkatensis ‘Pendula’

Weeping Falsecypress

Height: 30’ Shape: Weeping U Spread: 10’ Foliage: Rich green Zone: 4 A stately tree with sweeping branches and pendulous branchlets creating graceful curtains of green foliage. An elegant specimen tree with distinctive form.

Cham. obtusa ‘Nana Gracilis’

Dwarf Gracilis Hinoki Cypress

Height: 6’ Shape: Irregularly globose U Spread: 3-4’ Foliage: Rich green Zone: 5 Slow growing dwarf form that is irregularly globose developing an upright habit with age. Beautiful, dense, rich green, fan-like foliage.

Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Filifera’

Threadleaf Falsecypress

Height: 8-15’ Shape: Mounding UP Foliage: Rich green Spread: 8-12’ Zone: 4 Distinctive evergreen. Finely textured, green foliage on drooping branches. Lovely accent plant for sun or partial shade. Resistant to deer browsing.

C. pisifera ‘Golden Charm’

Golden Charm Threadleaf Falsecypress

Height: 5-6’ Shape: Conical U Spread: 7-8’ Foliage: Green with gold new growth Zone: 4 Slow growing, dwarf cone-shaped form with bright goldenyellow new foliage.

C. pisifera ‘Golden Mop’

Golden Mop Falsecypress

Height: 3’ Shape: Compact, mounding Spread: 4’ Foliage: Yellow Zone: 4 A bright yellow from that stays in a low mound.

C. pis. ‘Squarrosa Cyano-viridis’

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Boulevard Falsecypress

Height: 10-15’ Shape: Pyramidal dwarf U Spread: 4-5’ Foliage: Silver-blue Zone: 4 Narrow, slow growing, pyramidal dwarf evergreen with short, silver-blue, needle-like foliage.

Juniperus chinensis ‘Ames’

Ames Juniper

Height: 8-10’ Shape: Broad pyramidal Ubg Foliage: Steel-blue to green Spread: 8’ Zone: 4 Fruit: Berry Nearly triangular form with needle-like, green foliage and large fruits. = Plant originated at Johnson’s Nursery, Inc.™

Juniperus chinensis ‘Fairview’

Fairview Juniper

Height: 15-20’ Shape: Narrow pyramidal Ubg Spread: 6-7’ Foliage: Bright green Zone: 3 Fruit: Blue berry A handsome, vigorous pyramidal which is somewhat open in youth. Bright green foliage and large, silver-blue fruits.

Juniperus chinensis ‘Hook’s #6’ Height: 12-15’ Spread: 7-9’ Zone: 3 Wide pyramidal shape color in winter

Hook’s #6 Juniper

Shape: Wide pyramid Ubg Foliage: Bright green Fruit: Berry and coarse, bright-green foliage. Holds

Juniperus chinensis ‘Iowa’

Iowa Juniper

Height: 10-15’ Shape: Loose, pyramid Ubg Spread: 5-6’ Foliage: Blue-green Zone: 3 Fruit: Silver-blue berry Slow growing pyramidal with blue-green foliage and silver-blue berries.

Juniperus chinensis ‘Mountbatten’

Mountbatten Juniper

Height: 15’ Shape: Dense, pyramidal Ubg Spread: 6-8’ Foliage: Gray-green Zone: 3 Fruit: Large berry Pyramidal form with rich grayish-green foliage and large fruits. Excellent as a screen. Fast growing.

J. chinensis ‘Pfitzeriana Kallay’

Kallays Compact Juniper

Height: 3’ Shape: Compact Ubg Spread: 6-8’ Foliage: Deep green Zone: 4 Compact, flat-topped form of ‘Pfitzer’. Deep green foliage.

Juniperus chinensis ‘Sea Green’

Sea Green Juniper

Height: 4-6’ Shape: Compact, spreader Ubg Foliage: Mint green Spread: 6-8’ Zone: 4 Attractive, mint green foliage that darkens with age. Arching branches create a fountain-like appearance.

J. chinensis ‘Sea of Gold’ PP17,622

Sea of Gold® Juniper

Height: 3-5’ Shape: Compact, mounding Ubg Spread: 4’ Foliage: Golden-yellow Zone: 4 An offspring of Gold Coast® Juniper with better golden color and the same compact form, making this evergreen an excellent choice as a colorful accent. The color of the lacy foliage is retained and deepens in winter better than other gold tipped varieties.

Juniperus chinensis ‘Trautman’

JUNIPERUS - JUNIPER

Gold Coast™ Juniper

Height: 3-4’ Shape: Compact, spreading Ubg Spread: 6-7’ Foliage: Green with gold new growth Zone: 4 Compact, spreading form. Wonderful golden, lacy foliage with tips that deepen in color through winter.

Trautman Juniper

Height: 12’ Shape: Upright, narrow Ubg Spread: 4’ Foliage: Blue-green Zone: 4 Fruit: Prolific, pea-sized blueberry Selected by the late Herbert Trautman. A compact, slow growing, narrow, upright with excellent blue-green foliage.

U = Full Sun P = Partial Shade A = Full Shade b = Attracts Birds m = Attracts Humming Birds f = Attracts Butterflies g = Fragrant c = Cut Flower d = Deer Resistant l = Fall Color k = Interesting Bark t = Attractive Fruit w = WI Native

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Oldfield Common Juniper

Height: 4’ Shape: Broad, shrub-like Ubgw Spread: 10’ Foliage: Gray-green Zone: 2 Winter Color: Brown-purple Produced from locally collected seed. An interesting shrubby evergreen which inhabits the sandy hills of the Kettle Moraine and the clay bluffs along Lake Michigan. Develops a picturesque windswept look with age. Winter color is brownish purple.

Juniperus horizontalis ‘Blue Chip’ Height: 8-10” Spread: 6-8’ Zone: 3 Prostrate habit with silver-blue foliage that groundcover.

Blue Chip Juniper

Shape: Prostrate Foliage: Silver-blue

Ubg

trailing branches has outstanding, changes to plum over winter. Great

J. horizontalis ‘Plu. Com. Youngstown’

Youngstown Andorra Juniper

Height: 1’ Shape: Low, spreading Ubg Foliage: Bright green Spread: 6’ Zone: 3 Bright green foliage turns plum in winter on this tightly branched, uniform spreader.

Juniperus horizontalis ‘Wiltoni’

Blue Rug Juniper

Height: 4” Shape: Low, spreading Spread: 6-8’ Foliage: Silver-blue Zone: 3 Flat-growing habit with trailing branches.

Juniperus horizontalis ‘Wisconsin’

Ubg

Wisconsin Juniper

Height: 8” Shape: Low, speading Ubgw Spread: 5’+ Foliage: Blue-green Zone: 4 Tough evergreen with beautiful, blue-green foliage and low, creeping habit.

Jun. procumbens ‘Nana’

Dwarf Japanese Garden Juniper

Height: 6-10” Shape: Compact, mounding Ubg Spread: 4-6’ Foliage: Blue-green Zone: 4 Winter Color: Purple Beautiful needled, blue-green foliage. Compact and slightly mounding. This juniper is a good cascader!

Juniperus sabina ‘Blue Forest’

Blue Forest Juniper

Height: 12” Shape: Low, spreading Ubg Foliage: Blue-green Spread: 3-4’ Zone: 3 An attractive, low-growing spreader with unique bluish-green, upturned, ascending branches that resemble the appearance of a miniature “blue forest”.

Juniperus sabina ‘Broadmoor’

Broadmoor Juniper

Height: 12” Shape: Low, spreading Ubg Spread: 4-6’ Foliage: Rich green Zone: 3 Rich green foliage on a dense mound of graceful spreading branches.

Juniperus sabina ‘Buffalo’

Buffalo Juniper

Height: 12” Shape: Low, spreading Ubg Spread: 4-6’ Foliage: Bright green Zone: 3 Female selection with bright green foliage on soft feathery branches. It makes an interesting, low, wide-spreading groundcover.

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Juniperus sabina ‘Mona’

Calgary Carpet™ Juniper

Height: 6-10” Shape: Low, spreading Ubg Spread: 4-6’ Foliage: Soft green Zone: 3 A very durable, low spreader with attractive, feathery green foliage and a more uniform habit.

Juniperus squamata ‘Blue Star’

Blue Star Juniper

Height: 2-3’ Shape: Low, mounded Ubg Spread: 3-4’ Foliage: Steel-blue Zone: 4 A dwarf juniper with attractive, bright steel-blue foliage. Forms a tight-mounded shape.

Juniperus virginiana

Eastern Redcedar

Height: 30-40’ Shape: Upright pyramidal Ubgw Spread: 8-20’ Foliage: Medium green Zone: 3 Winter Color: Bronze-purple Excellent native, upright pyramidal evergreen. Very useful for roadside plantings. Thrives in hot, dry situations and is tolerant of road salt. Female plants have bb-sized, silvery-blue berries.

Juniperus virginiana ‘Burkii’

Burkii Juniper

Height: 20-30’ Shape: Narrow pyramidal Ubg Foliage: Steel-blue Spread: 6-8’ Zone: 3 Winter Color: Bronze-purple An excellent narrow pyramidal of thin, erect, densely intertwining branches. Steel-blue foliage in summer and bronze-purple in winter.

Juniperus virginiana ‘Canaerti’

Canaert Juniper

Height: 25’ Shape: Compact, pyramidal Ubg Spread: 10-15’ Foliage: Emerald green Zone: 3 Fruit: Blue berry Soft, emerald green foliage on a pyramidal form that opens with age becoming quite picturesque. Produces abundant, bluish fruit.

Juniperus virginiana ‘Glauca’

Silver Juniper

Height: 25’ Shape: Narrow, columnar Ubg Foliage: Silver-blue Spread: 12-15’ Zone: 3 Fruit: Prolific, bb-sized, silver-blue berries An upright form with silver-blue foliage. Best silver-blue juniper for our area! Responds well to shearing. Maintains blue color in winter

Juniperus virginiana ‘Hillii’

Hill Dundee Juniper

Height: 20’ Shape: Dense, columnar Ubg Spread: 6-8’ Foliage: Gray-green Zone: 3 Winter Color: Purple Dense, columnar form. Gray-green foliage in summer and a rich plum color in winter. No fruit, male.

J. virginiana ‘J.N. Select Green’

Emerald Feather™ Juniper

Height: 25-30’ Shape: Upright, columnar Ubg Spread: 10-12’ Foliage: Bright green Zone: 3 Winter Color: Green Originating at Johnson’s Nursery, Inc.™. Emerald Feather™ has a fresh, bright green color that makes an excellent back drop for plantings of flowering shrubs and perennials and for screening. Tiny silver to blue berries are relished by birds. Emerald Feather™ grows very fast compared to other selections.

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Taylor Juniper

Height: 25’ Shape: Upright, narrow Ubg Spread: 3’ Foliage: Medium green-gray Zone: 4 Winter Color: Purple Dense, columnar form. Gray-green foliage in summer and a rich plum color in winter. No fruit, male.

Juniper x ‘J.N. Select Blue’

Star Power™ Juniper

Height: 17’ Shape: Upright, broad Ubg Spread: 7-9’ Foliage: Blue-green Zone: 3 Originating at Johnson’s Nursery, Inc.™ from open-pollinated seedlings. It is suspected to be a hybrid between Juniper chinensis x Juniper communis. Star Power™ gets its name from the blue-green, star-like, juvenile foliage which gives it a delicate, almost sparkling texture. It is the fastest growing upright juniper we have evaluated, surpassing even Juniperus chinensis ‘Mountbatten’ in our fields. A great plant to use for screening and is deer resistant.

LARIX - TAMARACK Larix laricina

Tamarack

Height: 30-50’ Shape: Broad, conical Ulw Foliage: Blue-green Spread: 10-15’ Zone: 2 Fall Color: Gold A deciduous conifer. Narrow, open conical form with horizontal branching and drooping secondary branchlets. Bright bluegreen foliage turns a rich golden-yellow in fall. Native to wetland areas.

METASEQUOIA - DAWN REDWOOD Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Dawn Redwood

Height: 75-100’ Shape: Pyramidal, conical UP Foliage: Bright green Spread: 15-25’ Zone: 4 Fall Color: Red-bronze Upright, broadly pyramidal deciduous conifer. Feathery, bright green, spring foliage turns a unique pinkish-tan to reddishbronze in fall. Attractive reddish-brown bark is fissured and exfoliates into narrow strips. Develops an interesting buttressed trunk with braided character.

MICROBIOTA - CYPRESS Microbiota decussata

Siberian Cypress

Height: 1’ Shape: Low, spreading UP Spread: 5-8’ Foliage: Bright green Zone: 2 Fall Color: Copper-brown in winter A low, spreading evergreen with gracefully nodding tips. Feathery, bright green foliage turns coppery-brown in winter.

PICEA - SPRUCE Picea abies

Norway Spruce

Height: 50-70’ Shape: Broad, pyramidal Ub Spread: 25-30’ Foliage: Medium green Zone: 2 Pyramidal shape when young with graceful, pendulous secondary branches as it matures. Medium green needles on dense branches. Excellent windbreak or screen.

Picea abies ‘Cupressina’

Cypress Spruce

Height: 30-50’ Shape: Upright, narrow Ub Spread: 10-15’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 3 A relatively fast-growing, upright narrow form. Dark green needles. Withstands snow loads better than many other fastigiate types. Makes a great vertical accent.

Picea abies ‘Mucronata’

Mucronata Spruce

Height: 15’ Shape: Broad, triangular Ub Spread: 12’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 3 Broad, triangular form. Densely branched with short, darkgreen needles. Use in groupings or as a specimen.

Picea abies ‘Nidiformis’

Nest Spruce

Height: 2-3’ Shape: Dense, spreading Ub Spread: 4-6’ Foliage: Bright green Zone: 3 Dwarf type. Makes a dense, spreading, nest-like mound of attractive, bright green needles. Useful in foundation plantings or set off with groundcovers.

Picea abies ‘Pendula’

Weeping Norway Spruce

Height: 4-15’ Shape: Weeping Ub Spread: 4-15’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 3 Unusual weeping cultivar of Norway spruce with stiff, short, dark green needles. Irregularly shaped specimen plant whose form varies considerably on early training. May be staked to direct growth upward or allowed to scramble on the ground and slowly spread.

Picea abies ‘Pumila’

Pumila Spruce

Height: 3’ Shape: Dense, globular Ub Spread: 5-6’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 3 A slow, low-growing, wide-spreading, dwarf that forms a uniform mound shape. Dark green needles.

Picea abies ‘Tompa’

Tompa Dwarf Norway Spruce

Height: 3-5’ Shape: Broad, conical Ub Spread: 3-4’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 3 A superior alternative to Dwarf Alberta Spruce, Tompa has fresh green needles, a wide conical shape, and a compact habit. It is an outstanding choice for smaller landscapes and rock gardens.

Picea glauca

White Spruce

Height: 40-60’ Shape: Broad, conical Ubw Spread: 10-20’ Foliage: Blue-green Zone: 2 Fast-growing, broad conical form with bluish-green needles. More tolerant of poorly drained soils.

Picea glauca ‘Conica’

Dwarf Alberta Spruce

Height: 5-8’ Shape: Dense, conical Ub Spread: 3-5’ Foliage: Blue-green Zone: 2 Very compact becoming broadly conical. Bright green new growth matures to a light bluish-green.

Picea glauca var. densata

Black Hills Spruce

Height: 20-40’ Shape: Dense, conical Ub Spread: 15-25’ Foliage: Blue-green Zone: 2 Slow-growing. Dense, conical form with short bluish-green needles. Excellent for screening or as a specimen. = Plant originated at Johnson’s Nursery, Inc.™

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Weeping White Spruce

Height: 40-50’ Shape: Narrow, weeping Ub Spread: 8-10’ Foliage: Blue-green Zone: 2 Stately, narrow, conical habit. Stiff cascading branches are heavily clothed in soft blue-green needles.

Picea omorika

Serbian Spruce

Height: 50-60’ Shape: Pyramidal Ub Spread: 20-25’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 4 Graceful, narrow pyramidal with sweeping older branches curving up at the tips exposing the silvery-blue undersides of the glossy dark-green needles.

Picea omorika ‘Nana’

Dwarf Serbian Spruce

Height: 3-4’ Shape: Globe Ub Spread: 3-4’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 4 A slow-growing, globular form with an irregular outline. Soft dark green needles with silver-blue undersides have an attractive bicolor effect.

Picea pungens

Green Colorado Spruce

Height: 40-60’ Shape: Broad, conical Ub Spread: 20-30’ Foliage: Green-blue Zone: 3 Dense, broad conical form. Stout, prickly needles that range in color from gray-green to greenish-blue.

Picea pungens f. glauca

Blue Colorado Spruce

Height: 40-60’ Shape: Broad, conical Ub Spread: 20-30’ Foliage: Silver-blue Zone: 3 Similar to the above, however with bluish-green to bright silvery-blue needles.

P. pungens ‘Fat Albert’

Fat Albert Blue Colorado Spruce

Height: 40-60’ Shape: Broad, pyramidal Ub Spread: 20-30’ Foliage: Blue-green Zone: 2 Slower growing. Broadly pyramidal. Striking rich blue needles and wonderful full-bodied form makes an excellent specimen plant. Much denser than other blue Colorado spruces.

P. pungens ‘Glauca Globosa’

Globe Blue Colorado Spruce

Height: 3-5’ Shape: Compact, rounded Ub Foliage: Silver-blue Spread: 5-6’ Zone: 3 Slow growing, compact, rounded, flat-topped dwarf form. Striking silvery-blue needles.

P. pungens ‘Montgomery’

Montgomery Colorado Spruce

Height: 4-6’ Shape: Dwarf, conical Ub Spread: 5-8’ Foliage: Silver-blue Zone: 2 Slow growing. Very compact, broadly conical dwarf. Striking silver-blue needles.

P. pungens ‘Sester Dwarf’

Sester Dwarf Blue Spruce

Height: 6-8’ Shape: Conical Ub Foliage: Powder blue Spread: 2-3’ Zone: 3 Dense, conical evergreen with eye-catching powder blue needles. Very slow growing.

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PINUS - PINE Pinus bungeana

Lacebark Pine

Height: 30-50’ Shape: Upright, open Ub Spread: 20-35’ Foliage: Medium green Zone: 5 A very interesting Asian evergreen. With age, the bark flakes off in pieces, like a jigsaw puzzle, revealing tan, silvery-green and white patches. Needs protection from winter sun and winds in WI or it may burn. Not as drought tolerant as other species.

Pinus cembra ‘Big Blue’

Big Blue Swiss Stone Pine

Height: 30-35’ Shape: Narrow, columnar Ub Spread: 10-20’ Foliage: Blue-green Zone: 3 Selected by Herbert Trautman for it’s bluish color and dense head. ‘Big Blue’ is a typical sized Pinus cembra, the largest of the Trautman selections.

Pinus cembra ‘Short Stuff’

Short Stuff Swiss Stone Pine

Height: 15-20’ Shape: Narrow, columnar Ub Foliage: Blue-green Spread: 8-12’ Zone: 3 Selected by Herbert Trautman. The most compact of the Trautman selections. Similar to ‘Tip Top’, only shorter.

Pinus cembra ‘Tip-Top’

Tip Top Swiss Stone Pine

Height: 20-25’ Shape: Narrow, columnar Ub Foliage: Blue-green Spread: 8-12’ Zone: 3 Selected by Herbert Trautman for its compact, narrow habit. Considerably smaller than ‘Big Blue’ or ‘Twister’.

Pinus cembra ‘Twister’

Twister Swiss Stone Pine

Height: 25-30’ Shape: Dense, columnar Ub Foliage: Blue-green, twisted Spread: 10-18’ Zone: 3 Selected by Herbert Trautman for its dense head and distinctive twisting needles. Each bundle of five needles has a distinctive twist to it.

Pinus flexilis ‘Vanderwolfs Pyramid’

Vanderwolf’s Pyramidal Limber Pine

Height: 40-50’ Shape: Upright, pyramid Ub Spread: 15-30’ Foliage: Blue-green, twisted Zone: 4 Long, twisted, striking bluish-green needles on dense ascending branches. Distinctive upright pyramidal.

Pinus mugo var. pumilio

Pumilio Mugo Pine

Height: 3-5’ Shape: Low, compact Spread: 4-6’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 3 A low, compact variety of mugo pine. Denser than ENCI.

Pinus mugo ‘Slowmound’

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Slowmound Mugo Pine

Height: 3’ Shape: Dense, mounded Ub Spread: 3’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 3 An Iseli Nursery seedling selection of mugo pine that exhibits a consistent, dense compact mound of short, dark green needles. Propagated by rooted cuttings, ensuring genetic uniformity. A true dwarf mugo.

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Height: 10-15’ Shape: Pyramidal Ub Spread: 6’ Foliage: Rich green Zone: 2 Forms a perfect Christmas tree shape. Rich green foliage with a hint of gray/blue. Believed to be the first single-stem form of mugo produced commercially. Great specimen plant.

Pinus nigra

Austrian Pine

Height: 50-60’ Shape: Broad pyramidal Ub Spread: 20-40’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 4 Long, lustrous, dark green needles on a densely branched, wide pyramidal. Develops an umbrella shape and attractive, whitish bark with age.

P. parviflora ‘Glauca Brevifolia’

Blue Brevifolia Japanese White Pine

Height: 15’ Shape: Broad pyramidal Ub Spread: 10-12’ Foliage: Blue-green Zone: 4 A form with needles shorter and more up-curved than the species. This pine has a similar open habit and numerous persistent cones. Very showy.

Pinus strobus

Eastern White Pine

Height: 50-80’ Shape: Pyramidal Ubw Spread: 20-40’ Foliage: Green Zone: 3 In youth, a pyramid of soft, rich green to bluish-green foliage. The crown becomes open with strong horizontal branches with age. One of our most beautiful native pines.

Pinus strobus ‘Pendula’

Weeping White Pine

Height: 8-15’ Shape: Weeping Ub Spread: 10-20’ Foliage: Medium green, soft Zone: 3 A weeping type with long branches that sweep the ground.

Pinus sylvestris

Scots Pine

Height: 30-60’ Shape: Irregular, pyramidal Ub Spread: 30-40’ Foliage: Blue-green, twisted Zone: 3 An irregular pyramid in youth that develops a distinct and unique beauty with age. Very picturesque. Twisted, bluishgreen needles. As the tree matures it develops a flaky, beautiful, orange-russet bark.

P. sylvestris ‘Albyn Prostrata’

Albyn Prostrata Scots Pine

Height: 18-30” Shape: Low, spreading Ub Foliage: Blue-green Spread: 4-8’ Zone: 3 Attractive, slow growing, prostrate form. Lustrous, thick bluishgreen needles retain their color during winter. Works well as a unique evergreen groundcover.

P. sylvestris ‘Hillside Creeper’

Hillside Creeper Scots Pine

Height: 2’ Shape: Prostrate Ub Spread: 7’ Foliage: Green Zone: 2 Prostrate cascading spreader forms a flat mesa of layered branches with thick, green needles. Makes an excellent groundcover option for banks or walls or tucked in and around boulders.

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Pinus sylvestris ‘Watereri’

Waterer Scots Pine

Height: 25’ Shape: Rounded to pyramidal Ub Spread: 25’ Foliage: Blue-green Zone: 3 Slow growing. Beautiful, blue-green needles on a densely pyramidal to rounded form. More intense orange, exfoliating bark than the species.

PSEUDOTSUGA - DOUGLASFIR Pseudotsuga menziesii

Douglasfir

Height: 40-80’ Shape: Pyramidal, open with age U Spread: 20-30’ Foliage: Bright green Zone: 3 In youth an upright, spired pyramid of bright mint-green needles. Becomes open and loose with age. An important timber tree widely grown for Christmas trees.

TAXODIUM - BALDCYPRESS T. distichum ‘Shawnee Brave’

Shawnee Brave Baldcypress

Height: 50’ Shape: Pyramidal U Spread: 15-20’ Foliage: Light green Zone: 4 Fall Color: Red-brown Lofty, deciduous conifer with a slender, pyramidal habit. Stately tree with nearly horizontal branches, fine-textured needles, and distinctive character.

TAXUS - YEW T. cuspidata ‘Monloo’ PP10,335

Emerald Spreader® Yew

Height: 30” Shape: Low, spreading UPA Foliage: Dark green Spread: 8-10’ Zone: 4 Glossy dark green foliage on this compact, flat-topped, widespreading yew.

Taxus x media ‘Berryhilli’

Berryhill Yew

Height: 5’ Shape: Spreading UPAb Foliage: Dark green Spread: 9’ Zone: 4 Fruit: Red aril An excellent, small, dense spreader with outstanding dark green foliage. Female form.

Taxus x media ‘Densiformis’

Densi Yew

Height: 3-6’ Shape: Dense, spreading UPAb Foliage: Dark green Spread: 4-8’ Zone: 4 Fruit: Red aril Dense, shrubby form. Dark green foliage. Female cultivar.

Taxus x media ‘Everlow’

Everlow Yew

Height: 2-3’ Shape: Low, spreading UPA Foliage: Dark green Spread: 4-5’ Zone: 4 Low, spreading habit and handsome dark green foliage.

T. x media ‘Herbs Low Dense’

Herbs Low Dense Yew

Height: 3-5’ Shape: Low, spreading UPAb Spread: 4-8’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 4 One of the best yews we grow. Selected by the late Herbert Trautman. Low spreader that does not winter burn. A good substitute for T. cuspidata ‘Nana’.

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Pinus mugo ‘Tannenbaum’

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Hicks Yew

Height: 6-15’ Shape: Narrow, columnar UPAb Spread: 4-6’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 4 Fruit: Red aril A female form with glossy dark green foliage and a barrelshaped habit.

Taxus x media ‘Runyan’

Runyan Yew

Height: 3-5’ Shape: Rounded UPAb Spread: 6-8’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 4 Broadly rounded with dense, uniform branching. Lush deep green foliage. Excellent winter burn resistance.

Taxus x media ‘Tauntonii’

Tauton Yew

Height: 3-5’ Shape: Spreading UPAb Spread: 6-10’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 4 Fruit: Red aril A slower-spreading form with dark green foliage. Shows great resistance to winter burn.

Taxus x media ‘Viridis’

Viridis Yew

Height: 10-12’ Shape: Narrow, columnar UPAb Spread: 1-2’ Foliage: Medium green Zone: 4 Slow-growing, narrow columnar evergreen with medium green foliage. New growth is bright green with slightly twisted needles. Tolerates heavy shearing.

THUJA - ARBORVITAE T. occidentalis ‘Bail John’ PP15,850

Technito® Arborvitae

Height: 15-20’ Shape: Dense, pyramidal Ubg Spread: 7-9’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 3 Winter Color: Dark green A 2004 Johnson’s Nursery, Inc.™ - Bailey Nurseries cointroduction. Technito® has a dense, full growth habit that eliminates any need for shearing. Technito® has good resistance to winter burn and dark green foliage. Because of its compact habit, Technito® can be used in more restricted spaces than some of the other arborvitae cultivars.

T. occidentalis ‘Degroot’s Spire’ Degroot’s Spire Arborvitae Height: 20’ Shape: Narrow, columnar Ubg Spread: 3’ Foliage: Medium green Zone: 3 Compact, narrow columnar form. Rich green, twisted foliage remains attractive with age.

Thuja occidentalis ‘Hetz Midget’

Hetz Midget Arborvitae

Height: 2-3’ Shape: Globe Ub Spread: 2-3’ Foliage: Rich green Zone: 3 A slow growing, very dwarf, compact globe with rich green foliage.

T. occidentalis ‘Hetz Wintergreen’

Hetz Wintergreen Arborvitae

Height: 20-30’ Shape: Columnar Ubg Spread: 5-10’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 3 Winter Color: Dark green Fast growing columnar noted for its dominant central leader that is less likely to be damaged from ice or snow than other upright cultivars.

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Thuja occidentalis ‘Holmstrup’

Holmstrup Arborvitae

Height: 12-16’ Shape: Pyramidal Ubg Spread: 2-4’ Foliage: Medium green Zone: 3 Best compact pyramidal form. Rich green foliage is tufted in appearance.

Thuja occidentalis ‘Nigra’

Dark Green Arborvitae

Height: 20-30’ Shape: Upright Spread: 8-10’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 3 Original upright with dark green foliage all year long.

Thuja occidentalis ‘Pyramidalis’

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Pyramidal Arborvitae

Height: 20-30’ Shape: Narrow, columnar Ubg Spread: 4-5’ Foliage: Medium green Zone: 3 Narrow columnar form with soft-textured, rich green foliage.

Thuja occidentalis ‘Smaragd’

Emerald Arborvitae

Height: 20-25’ Shape: Narrow, pyramidal Ubg Foliage: Emerald green Spread: 3-5’ Zone: 3 Narrow, densely-branched pyramid with glossy, rich emeraldgreen foliage that retains its color all year long.

Thuja occidentalis ‘Spiralis’

Spiralis Arborvitae

Height: 30’ Shape: Upright, narrow Ubg Foliage: Dark green Spread: 15’ Zone: 3 Slender, narrow form. Dense, dark green foliage on spirally arranged branches.

Thuja occidentalis ‘Sunkist’

Sunkist Arborvitae

Height: 15-20’ Shape: Broad, pyramidal Ubg Foliage: Green with gold tips Spread: 8-12’ Zone: 3 Smaller than other gold types. It is a broad pyramid with dense, gold tipped, flattened foliage.

Thuja occidentalis ‘Techny’

Techny Arborvitae

Height: 25-30’ Shape: Broad, conical Ubg Foliage: Dark green Spread: 10-15’ Zone: 3 Broad conical form. Maintains a wonderful dark green foliage color all year long.

Thuja occidentalis ‘Trautman’

Trautman Arborvitae

Height: 25-30’ Shape: Pyramidal Ubg Spread: 10-15’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 3 A Herbert Trautman selection. Standard-sized, pyramidal plant. Selected for its very glossy green foliage with slightly nodding branchlets, hardiness, and dense habit.

Thuja occidentalis ‘Wareana’

Siberian Arborvitae

Height: 15-20’ Shape: Triangular Ubg Spread: 10-12’ Foliage: Blue-green Zone: 3 Winter Color: Dark green Almost triangular in habit, it is shorter than most other screening types. Coarse bluish-green foliage.

T. occident. ‘Woodwardii’

Woodward Globe Arborvitae

Height: 6-8’ Shape: Compact, globe Ubg Foliage: Rich green Spread: 8-12’ Zone: 3 Compact globular form. Flat sprays of rich green foliage.

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Thuja plicata

Giant Arborvitae

Height: 25-35’ Shape: Narrow, pyramidal Ubg Spread: 20’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 4 Large, handsome conifer with a narrow, pyramidal habit and lustrous, dark green foliage. An exceptional choice for hedges and tall screens. More deer resistant and more shade tolerant than T. occidentalis.

Thuja plicata ‘Deer Proof’

Deer Proof™ Giant Arborvitae

Height: 30’ Shape: Pyramidal Ubg Spread: 8-12’ Foliage: Glossy green Zone: 5 A strong growing selection of giant arborvitae. Glossy green foliage is deer resistant.

Green Giant Western Arborvitae

Height: 60’ Shape: Pyramidal Ubg Spread: 12-20’ Foliage: Green Zone: 5 A vigorously growing evergreen with rich green color that remains outstanding in its hardiness range. Deer resistant like T. plicata.

TSUGA - HEMLOCK Tsuga canadensis

Canadian (Eastern) Hemlock

Height: 25-45’ Shape: Pyramidal UPAbw Spread: 15-25’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 3 Gracefully pyramidal in youth, becoming pendulously pyramidal and open with age. Light yellow-green spring growth changes to a lustrous dark green. Likes cooler, moist sites in our area.

Tsuga canadensis ‘Geneva’

Geneva Hemlock

Height: 8-10’ Shape: Upright, open UPAb Spread: 5-6’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 4 An upright, open shrub with thick, ascending main branches and dark green foliage. Useful for specimen or screen planting.

Tsuga canadensis ‘Gracilis’

Gracilis Hemlock

Height: 2-3’ Shape: Low, spreading UPAb Foliage: Medium green Spread: 4-5’ Zone: 4 Low-growing, spreading form with a very regular arrangement of needles and shoots giving this plant a nice, neat, uniform appearance. Often improperly called ‘Gracilis Nana’ or ‘Nana Gracilis’.

T. canadensis ‘Kelsey’s Weeping’

Kelsey’s Weeping Hemlock

Height: 10’ Shape: Weeping UPAb Foliage: Rich green Spread: 12’ Zone: 4 A unique pendulous form because of its asymmetrical growth habit. The secondary branches spread out and form a scaffold from which pendulous, younger branches hang and produce a full layered weeping form. Rich green needles.

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American Bittersweet

Canada Wild Ginger

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Multi-blue Clematis

Bowles Dwarf Periwinkle

Green Velvet Boxwood

Climbing Hydrangea Vine

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BUXUS - BOXWOOD Buxus x sinica var. insularis ‘Wintergreen’

Wintergreen Boxwood

Height: 3-4’ Shape: Low, mounded UPag Spread: 3-4’ Foliage: Green Zone: 3 Winter Color: Green Flower: Yellow-green, fragrant Fruit: Green capsule This is a true‘Wintergreen’. Handsome, small-leaved form with outstanding green winter color if kept out of direct winter sun.

Buxus x ‘Glencoe’

Chicagoland Green® Boxwood

Height: 3’ Shape: Low, mounded UPAg Spread: 5’ Foliage: Green Zone: 4 Winter Color: Dark green Fruit: Green capsule Flower: White Dense, broad oval form. Attractive, green foliage maintains its excellent color throughout the year. Similar to ‘Green Mound’.

Buxus x ‘Green Gem’

Green Gem Boxwood

Height: 2’ Shape: Globe form UPAg Spread: 2’ Foliage: Green Zone: 4 Winter Color: Dark green Flower: Yellow-green, fragrant Fruit: Green capsule Introduced by Sheridan Nursery. Perfect globe-shaped plant. Small leaves give it a finer texture than other Sheridan hybrids. Ideal for making low-growing hedges.

Buxus x ‘Green Mound’

Green Mound Boxwood

Height: 3’ Shape: Rounded mound UPag Spread: 3’ Foliage: Dark green Zone: 4 Winter Color: Dark green Flower: Yellow-green, fragrant Fruit: Green capsule Dense, rounded mound habit with attractive dark green foliage. Ideal for making low hedges. The hardiest of all the Sheridan hybrids.

Buxus x ‘Green Mountain’

Green Mountain Boxwood

Height: 5’ Shape: Upright pyramidal UPAg Foliage: Dark green Spread: 3’ Zone: 4 Winter Color: Dark green Flower: White An upright pyramidal form with dark green, small leaves. Maintains green color in winter. Excellent for a hedge. A Sheridan Nursery introduction.

Buxus x ‘Green Velvet’

Moonshadow Wintercreeper

Height: 1-2’ Shape: Low, spreading UP Spread: 2-3’ Foliage: Gold with green variegated Zone: 5 Small, compact evergreen. Showy, wavy, yellow foliage rimmed with a thin band of deep green.

ILEX - HOLLY Ilex x meserveae ‘Blue Prince’ & ‘Blue Princess’Berri-Magic® Royalty Holly Height: 8-10’ Shape: Upright, spreading UP Spread: 3-6’ Foliage: Glossy dark blue-green Zone: 5 A profusion of bright red berries in late autumn and winter is assured as this plant has the male and female planted together.

RHODODENDRON - RHODODENDRON Rhododendron x ‘PJM’

PJM Rhododendron

Height: 4-5’ Shape: Rounded UPf Spread: 3-6’ Foliage: Glossy dark green Zone: 4 Winter Color: Mahogany Flower: Lavender-pink Fruit: Small capsules An attractive, wide-rounded form producing a wonderful display of vivid, bright lavender-pink flowers in mid-to-late April. Glossy evergreen foliage turns to a rich dark mahogany in winter. Blooms at an early age. A very hardy and adaptable Rhododendron for the upper Midwest. Plant in sheltered locations.

YUCCA - ADAM’S NEEDLE Y. filamentosa ‘Golden Sword’ Needle

Golden Sword Adam’s

Height: 2’ Shape: Upright Uf Spread: 2’ Foliage: Gold with green, evergreen Flower: White Zone: 4 Golden-yellow, sword-shaped leaves edged in soft green. Tall spikes of ivory-white, bell-shaped flowers.

Green Velvet Boxwood

Height: 3-4’ Shape: Low, rounded UPag Spread: 4-5’ Foliage: Glossy dark green Zone: 4 Winter Color: Dark green Flower: Yellow-green, fragrant Fruit: Green capsule Round, full-bodied with large, deep green leaves. Maintains good green color all winter.

EUONYMUS - WINTERCREEPER E. fortunei ‘Emerald Gaiety’

Emerald Gaiety Wintercreeper

Height: 3-5’ Shape: Mounded, vining UP Spread: 4-5’ Foliage: Green with white variegated Zone: 5 Winter Color: Flushed with pink Small, spreading evergreen with a dense branching habit. Distinctive, irregular, white margin on deep green leaves. Will climb somewhat. = Plant originated at Johnson’s Nursery, Inc.™

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PACHYSANDRA - PACHYSANDRA

AJUGA - AJUGA

P. terminalis ‘Green Carpet’

Ajuga ‘Bronze Beauty’

Bronze Beauty Ajuga

Height: 4-10” Shape: Groundcover UP Spread: 18” Foliage: Purple-bronze Zone: 3 Fall Color: Purple-bronze Flower: Blue Hardy groundcover with showy blue, spring flowers and exceptional purple-bronze foliage. This ultra-tough perennial can withstand foot traffic and mowing, and suppress weeds. Fairly shade tolerant, but foliage color is best in full sun.

ASARUM - WILD GINGER Asarum canadense

Canada Wild Ginger

Height: 6-12” Shape: Groundcover PAw Foliage: Dark green Spread: 18” Zone: 4 Fall Color: Dark green Flower: Red, small Fruit: Inconspicuous, 1/2” capsules Handsome, spreading perennial with large, downy, heartshaped, dark green foliage. An excellent groundcover in shady woodland settings, native gardens, or naturalized areas. Plant in moderately moist to wet, well-drained soil in part to full shade.

DELOSPERMA - ICE PLANT Delosperma nubigenum

Yellow Ice Plant

Height: 4-5” Shape: Groundcover Uf Foliage: Bright green, succulent Spread: 6-10” Zone: 5 Winter Color: Bronze Flower: Yellow Grows into a low mat with yellow, disc-shaped flowers and succulent, bright leaves. Excellent as a lawn substitute or groundcover for hot, dry sites. Attractive to butterflies. Foliage turns bronze in winter.

GALIUM - SWEET WOODRUFF Galium odoratum

Sweet Woodruff

Height: 4-10” Shape: Low, spreading PAg Foliage: Glossy green Spread: 24” Zone: 4 Flower: White, fragrant Sweet-scented groundcover with whorls of glossy green foliage and lacy white flower clusters. Spreads by rhizomes to 2’ or more. Fragrance is reminiscent of freshly cut hay.

LEPTINELLA - BRASS BUTTONS Leptinella squalida ‘Platt’s Black’

Platt’s Black Brass Buttons

Height: 1-2” Shape: Groundcover UP Spread: 10-12” Foliage: Bronze-black to purple Flower: Green, tiny Zone: 5 Carpet-like perennial with feathery, bronze-black foliage. Insignificant green flowers. Perfect along the edge of a pathway or between pavers.

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Green Carpet Pachysandra

Height: 6” Shape: Groundcover PA Spread: Groundcover Foliage: Glossy dark green Zone: 4 Flower: White A compact cultivar with uniform height and deep green, lustrous foliage.

PHLOX - PHLOX Phlox subulata ‘Blue Emerald’

Blue Emerald Creeping Phlox

Height: 4-6” Shape: Groundcover UPf Spread: 24” Foliage: Green, fine-textured Zone: 3 Flower: Blue-violet Dense, creeping carpet of blue-violet flowers provides great spring color. Attractive, medium green needle-like foliage is semi-evergreen.

Phlox subulata ‘Emerald Pink’

Emerald Pink Creeping Phlox

Height: 4-6” Shape: Groundcover UPf Spread: 24” Foliage: Green, fine-textured Zone: 3 Flower: Bright pink Dense, creeping carpet of hot pink flowers provide great spring color. Attractive, medium green, needle-like foliage is semievergreen.

Phlox subulata ‘Snowflake’

Snowflake Creeping Phlox

Height: 4-6” Shape: Groundcover UPf Foliage: Green, fine-textured Spread: 18” Zone: 3 Flower: Pure white Clusters of star-shaped, pure white flowers top a mat of evergreen foliage. Great for edges and rock gardens.

SAGINA - MOSS Sagina subulata

Irish Moss

Height: 0-1” Shape: Groundcover UP Foliage: Deep green Spread: 6-12” Zone: 3 Flower: White This popular groundcover plant forms a low moss-like mat of shamrock-green foliage. Tiny white flowers appear in late spring. Evergreen.

Sagina subulata ‘Aurea’

Scotch Moss

Height: 0-1” Shape: Groundcover UP Spread: 6-12” Foliage: Chartruese Zone: 3 Flower: White Neon-yellow variety of Irish Moss that forms a low, moss-like mat of chartreuse foliage. Tiny white flowers begin to appear in late spring. Evergreen.

SEDUM - SEDUM Sedum kamtschaticum

Kamschatka Sedum

Height: 2-6” Shape: Low, spreading Uf Spread: 12-24” Foliage: Medium green Zone: 3 Flower: Orange-yellow Low, spreading sedum with rich green, scalloped foliage and orange-yellow flower clusters in July. Excellent as an edging plant on hot, dry sites or tucked into a sunny rock garden.

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Height: 4-6” Shape: Low, carpet UPf Spread: 12-24” Foliage: Dark green-bronze to red Zone: 3 Fall Color: Burgundy Flower: Mauve-pink Popular groundcover with small, deep mauve to dark pink flowers. Handsome greenish-bronze to reddish-bronze foliage throughout the summer turns to a deep and attractive burgundy in fall and winter.

Sedum spurium ‘John Creech’

John Creech Sedum

Height: 2-4” Shape: Low, carpet UPf Foliage: Dark green Spread: 10-12” Zone: 2 Fall Color: Burgundy Flower: Mauve-pink This sedum cultivar forms mats of wiry stems and dark green, rounded, waxy leaves. Produces clusters of mauve-pink flowers in summer.

Sedum ‘Vera Jameson’

Vera Jameson Sedum

Height: 6-12” Shape: Spreading UPf Spread: 12-18” Foliage: Bluish-green Zone: 3 Fall Color: Red Flower: Pink Dense clusters of star-shaped, dusky pink flowers on arching stems. Succulent, waxy bluish-green foliage turns mahoganyred in fall. The compact, low spreading habit makes a wonderful groundcover.

T. serpyllum ‘Pink Chintz’

Pink Chintz Creeping Thyme

Height: 2-4” Shape: Creeping, groundcover UPg Spread: 12-24” Foliage: Deep green, aromatic Zone: 2 Flower: Salmon pink Ground-hugging variety with aromatic, green leaves and salmon-pink flowers in summer. Tolerant of moderate foot traffic. Evergreen.

VINCA - PERIWINKLE Vinca minor ‘Bowles’

Bowles Dwarf Periwinkle

Height: 6” Shape: Trailing, groundcover PA Spread: Groundcover Foliage: Glossy dark green Zone: 4 Flower: Blue Trailing evergreen groundcover with glossy dark green foliage and periwinkle blue flowers. Mulch in winter if in a sunny location.

WALDSTEINIA - BARREN STRAWBERRY Waldsteinia ternata

Barren Strawberry

Height: 4-6” Shape: Low, groundcover PA Spread: 12-18” Foliage: Glossy dark green Zone: 3 Flower: Yellow Low maintenance groundcover with shiny foliage reminiscent of strawberries. Small, single yellow flowers in spring.

THYMUS - THYME Doone Valley Thyme

Height: 2-4” Shape: Creeping, groundcover Ufg Foliage: Dark green, aromatic Spread: 12-24” Zone: 4 Fall Color: Yellow-gold Flower: Deep pink Creeping thyme with dark green foliage and lemony aroma. Leaf tips turn yellow-gold in fall. Durable plant which is tolerant of moderate foot traffic. Deer resistant.

Thymus praecox ‘Coccineus’

Red Creeping Thyme

Height: 1-2” Shape: Creeping, groundcover Ufg Spread: 12-18” Foliage: Deep green, aromatic Flower: Magenta Zone: 2 Features fragrant, dark green leaves and magenta-red flowers in early summer. Tolerant of moderate foot traffic. Evergreen. Deer resistant.

Thymus pseudolaniginosis

Wooly Thyme

Height: 1-2” Shape: Creeping, groundcover Ufg Spread: 12-24” Foliage: Gray-green, aromatic Flower: Pink Zone: 2 One of the best Creeping Thymes for general groundcover purposes. Fragrant, gray-green foliage occasionally produces soft-pink flowers. Tolerant of moderate foot traffic. Deer resistant. Evergreen.

Thymus serpyllum ‘Elfin’

Elfin Creeping Thyme

Height: 1” Shape: Low, tufted Ufg Foliage: Gray-green Spread: 6-8” Zone: 2 Flower: Pink Forms tufts of gray-green foliage and soft pink flowers. This is a slower growing variety that tolerates a high volume of foot traffic.

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CELASTRUS - BITTERSWEET Celastrus scandens

American Bittersweet

Height: 20’ Shape: Vine UPbgw Zone: 3 Foliage: Glossy dark green Flower: Green-white, fragrant Fruit: Orange capsules Fall Color: Yellow Climbing vine with colorful clusters of orange fruit capsules that open to reveal red seeds. A prized plant by florists. Dioecious, one male and one female are necessary to get fruiting.

C. scandens ‘Bailumn’ PP19,811

Autumn Revolution™ Bittersweet

Height: 20’ Shape: Vine UPbg Zone: 3 Foliage: Glossy dark green Flower: Green-white, fragrant Fruit: Orange capsules Fall Color: Yellow Similar to the species, except for the majority of flowers on this selection are perfect, meaning the flower has male and female parts present. In other words, you need only one plant to have the incredible double-sized fruit.

CLEMATIS - CLEMATIS Clematis ‘Multi-blue’

Multi-blue Clematis

Height: 6-8’ Shape: Vine Upc Zone: 4 Foliage: Green Flower: Lavender-blue Fruit: Feathery clusters Large, 4-5”, double, lavender-blue blooms with a puffy, thistlelike pronounced center. Free flowering late spring to early summer and again in late summer to early fall. Type 2.

Clematis ‘Rouge Cardinal’

Rouge Cardinal Clematis

Height: 8-12’ Shape: Vine Upc Foliage: Green Zone: 4 Flower: Crimson red Fruit: Feathery clusters A profusion of large, 4-6”, velvety, crimson-red flowers are produced midsummer to fall.

Clematis terniflora (paniculata)

Sweet Autumn Clematis

Height: 6-7’ Shape: Vine UPgc Foliage: Dark green Zone: 4 Flower: White, fragrant Fruit: Feathery clusters While the name is ever-changing, this species clematis still produces a cloud-like appearance of deliciously scented, small, creamy-white, star-like flowers in early fall followed by attractive feathery seed heads.

Clematis virginiana

Virginsbower

Height: 12-20’ Shape: Vine UPgcw Zone: 3 Foliage: Dark green Flower: White, fragrant Fruit: Feathery clusters, ornamental Herbaceous climbing vine. Fragrant, showy, starry, white flower clusters in summer. Blossoms are followed by billows of soft, feathery plumes. Useful in natural settings.

Clematis viticella ‘Etoile Violette’

Superba Jackman Clematis

Height: 10-12’ Shape: Vine Upc Zone: 4 Foliage: Green Flower: Dark purple Fruit: Feathery clusters Large, 4-6”, rich dark purple flowers appear from mid- to late summer.

HYDRANGEA - HYDRANGEA Hydrangea anomala petiolaris

Hydrangea Vine

Height: 40’ Shape: Vine UPg Zone: 4 Foliage: Glossy dark green Flower: White, fragrant Fall Color: Yellow Fruit: Drupe One of the best flowering vines for shady areas. It produces 6-10” diameter, flat-topped, white flower clusters in summer and attaches itself with holdfast rootlets.

LONICERA - HONEYSUCKLE Lonicera x heckrottii

Goldflame Honeysuckle

Height: 10-20’ Shape: Vine UPAbg Zone: 5 Foliage: Blue-green Flower: Pink-red and yellow Fruit: Pea-sized red berry A twining vine producing fragrant, attractive pink, tubular flowers with a yellow throat in midsummer continuing into fall.

PARTHENOCISSUS - IVY P. quinquefolia var. engelmanni

Engelman Ivy

Height: 30-50’ Shape: Vine UPAb Zone: 3 Foliage: Glossy dark green Fruit: Blue berry Fall Color: Golden-crimson A vigorous twining vine having smaller, glossier leaves than the species. The brilliantly hued fall foliage changes to a goldencrimson color with striking scarlet accents.

Parthenocissus tricuspidata

Boston Ivy

Height: 30-50’ Shape: Vine PA Foliage: Glossy dark green Zone: 4 Fruit: Blue-black berry Fall Color: Gold to scarlet red A vigorous tendril climber with holdfasts. Large, lustrous leaves overlap like shingles that turn vivid golds and scarlets in fall. Tolerates city pollution. This vine covers the outfield wall at Wrigley Field, in Chicago.

SMILAX - CARRIONFLOWER Smilax herbacea

Carrionflower

Height: 3-10’ Shape: Vine UPbcw Foliage: Green Zone: 4 Flower: Green, Fall Color: Yellow-tan malodorous Fruit: Pea-sized blue-black berry Native perennial vine that dies back to the ground each season. Has 2” diameter globe clusters of bluish-black fruits that can be dried for use by florists.

Etoile Violette Clematis

Height: 10-12’ Shape: Vine UPc Zone: 3 Foliage: Dark green Flower: Violet-purple Fruit: Feathery clusters A vigorous, exuberant blooming clematis producing masses of 3-4”, deep purple, star-like, velvety flowers with prominent cream colored stamens. Highest rated violet-purple clematis in the Chicago Botanical Garden trials.

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Blue Catmint

Shooting Star

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Lucerne Blue-eyed Grass

Pardon Me Daylily

Becky Shasta Daisy

June Hosta

Moonshine Yarrow

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Achillea x ‘Moonshine’

Allium tricoccum Moonshine Yarrow

Height: 18-24” Foliage: Gray-green Ufcg Spread: 2’ Flower: Yellow Zone: 4 Bloom Time: June-September A compact perennial of aromatic, ferny, gray-green foliage. Sulfur-yellow flowers are produced all summer on sturdy stems. Attractive seedheads.

Achillea ‘Strawberry Seduction’

Strawberry Seduction Yarrow

Height: 18-22” Foliage: Deep green Ufc Spread: 1-2’ Flower: Red Zone: 4 Bloom Time: June-August Produces large corycombs of tiny, velvet red florets with bright gold centers. This vigorous grower has an upright, vase-shaped habit with lovely deep green foliage. Attracts butterflies. Drought tolerant once established. Introduced by the Blooms of Bressingham® program.

ALCHEMILLA - LADY’S MANTLE Alchemilla mollis ‘Thriller’

Thriller Lady’s Mantle

Height: 15-18” Foliage: Gray-green UP Spread: 24” Flower: Yellow Zone: 4 Bloom Time: Early summer Forms lovely clumps of soft gray-green, fan-shaped foliage. Loose panicles of tiny chartreuse flowers in early summer. The leaves catch rain and dew droplets that shimmer in the morning sun. Deer resistant.

ALLIUM - ONION Allium cernuum

Nodding Pink Onion

Allium ‘Summer Beauty’

Summer Beauty Onion

Height: 16-20” Foliage: Dark green U Flower: Lavender-pink Spread: 12” Zone: 4 Bloom Time: Mid-summer A fine mid-sized onion for nearly any well-drained condition. Drought tolerant and long-lived, this pink flowered onion puts on a show right in the heat of summer after most onions are through blooming.

Allium thunbergii ‘Ozawa’

Ozawa Ornamental Onion

Height: 12-15” Foliage: Glossy green U Spread: 6-8” Flower: Rose-purple Zone: 4 Bloom Time: September-October A low maintenance, clump forming perennial offering yearround interest. Long lasting, glossy green, grass-like foliage turns pumpkin-orange in late fall. In late September, this plant explodes with clusters of dangling, rose-purple flowers keeping their color into early winter, followed by persistent tawny colored seed heads.

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AMORPHA - LEAD PLANT Amorpha canescens

Lead Plant

Height: 3’ Foliage: Gray-green UPw Spread: 4’ Flower: Blue-violet Zone: 2 Bloom Time: Summer One of our native prairie plants. Its interesting fine-textured, gray-green foliage can be used for contrast in the garden. Blueviolet flowers are borne in 3 - 6” long upright spikes. Drought tolerant.

AMSONIA - AMSONIA Amsonia ‘Blue Ice’

Blue Ice Amsonia

Height: 18” Foliage: Glossy green UP Flower: Blue Spread: 20” Zone: 4 Bloom Time: May-June Shrub-like perennial forming dense, arching, bushy clumps of shiny green foliage with clusters of deep azure-blue, periwinklelike blossoms in late spring and early summer. The willow-like foliage turns a showy bronze in fall. Seedless.

A. tabernaemontana

Height: 18-24” Foliage: Dark green Uw Flower: White-pink Spread: 8-12” Zone: 3 Bloom Time: June-August Suspended on 18” tall stalks. The nodding, tear-shaped buds open to loose clusters of pure white to pink flowers in summer.

Wild Leek

Height: 6-12” Foliage: Green pw Spread: 6-12” Flower: White Zone: 3 Bloom Time: Spring Also known as Ramps, Wild Leeks have broadly lance-shaped leaves that wither away before flowers bloom. White, spherical flower clusters are produced in spring. An ephemeral found in damp woods. Chicago is named after this plant. Ramps are considered a delicasy and are served at some of the finest restaurants.

Willow Bluestar Amsonia

Height: 2-3’ Foliage: Glossy green UP Flower: Sky blue Spread: 3’ Zone: 3 Bloom Time: June An interesting perennial forming an arching clump of shiny green leaves with clusters of sky blue, starry flowers in late spring and early summer. The willow-like foliage turns bright yellow in fall.

ANEMONE - ANEMONE A. ‘Honorine Jobert’

Honorine Jobert Anemone

Height: 3-5’ Foliage: Deep green UPA Flower: White Spread: 2-3’ Zone: 4 Bloom Time: August- September This delightful Japanese anemone features gossamer white blooms atop slender stalks and deep green foliage. Delicate, fine-textured plant with a “see-through” look, perfect for middle or back of a border. Blooms in August and September for a long lasting early fall display.

A. ‘September Charm’

September Charm Anemone

Height: 2-3’ Foliage: Deep green UP Spread: 2-3’ Flower: Rose-pink Zone: 4 Bloom Time: August-October Fragile, rose-pink flowers on graceful stalks bloom in late summer and into fall. Abundant blossoms with light, airy charm add late-season color to the garden. Plant in masses for maximum impact. Deer resistant.

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Tall Thimbleweed Anemone

Height: 1-2’ Foliage: Green UPAw Spread: 12-18” Flower: White Zone: 2 Bloom Time: Spring Spring blooming anemone with white, petal-like sepals and a unique thimble-shaped center. Seed heads provide textural interest long into winter. Spreads less aggressively than other anemones. Lovely perennial for natural, woodland, or wildflower plantings.

Anemone vitifolia ‘Robustissima’

Grape Leaf Anemone

Height: 3’ Foliage: Deep green UPA Flower: Pink Spread: 2-3’+ Zone: 3 Bloom Time: August-September Vigorous, upright clumps form a large patch of deep green foliage. China-pink, single flowers are held on branching stalks well above the grape-leafed foliage in late summer extending into late fall. Divide periodically to restrain growth.

AQUILEGIA - COLUMBINE Aquilegia canadensis

Wild Columbine

Height: 2’ Foliage: Dark green UPmw Spread: 1’ Flower: Red-yellow Zone: 3 Bloom Time: May-June A very interesting plant with dainty, fan-shaped foliage. Numerous, nodding red flowers with yellow centers are on slender stems. A great hummingbird plant.

Aquilegia flabellata ‘Mini-Star’

Mini-Star Fan Columbine

Height: 6-10” Foliage: Blue-green UPm Flower: Violet-blue Spread: 8-12” Zone: 3 Bloom Time: May-June In mid-spring to mid-summer, dainty violet-blue flowers centered with a white-tipped corolla are held just above the compact clumps of blue-green, fan-shaped foliage. Very charming. Great foliage!

ARALIA - SPIKENARD Aralia racemosa

Spikenard

Height: 2-3’ Foliage: Dark green, large Paw Flower: White Spread: 2-3’ Zone: 3 Bloom Time: July-August A native understory herb that grows in dense shade. Small clusters of creamy white flowers in July. Has huge pinnately compound leaves, up to 2” long. Spactacular 6-12” long clusters of reddish-purple, BB-sized berries form in late August. Excellent plant for late season interest in deep shade.

ARISAEMA - JACK-IN-THE-PULPIT Arisaema triphyllum

Jack-in-the-Pulpit

Height: 1-2’ Foliage: Dark green Aw Spread: 1’ Flower: Green/purple Bloom Time: May Zone: 3 Single-paired, 8-12” long, 3-lobed leaves frame the unusual green and purple hooded flowers. A superb woodland plant that becomes most visible in early autumn when its striking clusters of orange-red berries appear on leafless stalks, brightening up shaded recesses.

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ARUNCUS - GOATSBEARD Aruncus aethusifolius

Dwarf Goatsbeard

Height: 8-12” Foliage: Glossy dark green UP Spread: 12-18” Flower: White Zone: 4 Bloom Time: June-July This tidy dwarf forms lovely clumps of fine, glossy deep green foliage with feathery spikes of creamy-white flowers in June. The fern-like foliage turns to subtle hues of red in fall. Ornamental seed heads add winter interest.

Aruncus dioicus

Goatsbeard

Height: 4-6’ Foliage: Glossy dark green UP Spread: 4’ Flower: White Zone: 3 Bloom Time: May A stately perennial of shrub-like proportions with glossy dark green foliage resembling a large Astilbe. Very showy, 1-2’, ivory plumes on stout stems rise well above the foliage in early summer.

ASCLEPIAS - MILKWEED, BUTTERFLY WEED Asclepias incarnata

Red Milkweed

Height: 3-5’ Foliage: Green, lance-shaped UPfmw Spread: 3’ Flower: Dark pink to red Zone: 3 Bloom Time: June-July Dark pink to red flowers that attract masses of butterflies. An excellent choice for moist soils. A wetland native.

Asclepias tuberosa

Butterfly Weed

Height: 2-3’ Foliage: Green, lance-shaped UPfmw Spread: 9-18” Flower: Orange Zone: 3 Bloom Time: June-July This slow to emerge perennial bears fragrant clusters of orange flowers attracting butterflies. Seedpods are quite ornamental. Drought tolerant. Requires well-drained soils.

ASTER - ASTER Aster azureus

Sky Blue Aster

Height: 24-36” Foliage: Dk. green, smoothUPfcw Spread: 18-30” Flower: Blue Zone: 3 Bloom Time: August-October A bright spot in any fall garden, this upright native aster is a heavy bloomer from August through October. 1”, bright blue flowers with yellow eyes are borne on upright plants and are very attractive to butterflies. Attractive, fine-textured flower stalks before bloom period begins.

Aster dumosus ‘Wood’s Blue’

Wood’s Blue Aster

Height: 12-16” Foliage: Dark green, smooth UPf Spread: 12-18” Flower: Blue-violet Zone: 3 Bloom Time: August-September Compact plant with showy, blue-violet flowers in late summer and early fall. Excellent resistance to mildew and rust diseases.

Aster dumosus ‘Wood’s Pink’

Wood’s Pink Aster

Height: 12-16” Foliage: Dark green, smooth UPf Flower: Pink Spread: 12-18” Zone: 4 Bloom Time: August-October Single, pastel-pink flowers with golden centers appear in early fall. Compact, dark green foliage is mildew and rust resistant. Good vigor.

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Height: 12” Foliage: Dark green UPf Spread: 24” Flower: Purple Zone: 5 Bloom Time: August-September Purple, daisy-like flowers bloom August through September. Clean, compact, dark green foliage is disease resistant and rust free.

Aster ericoides

Heath Aster

Height: 12-36” Foliage: Dark green UPfw Spread: 18-24” Flower: White Zone: 5 Bloom Time: August-October A bushy, clump-forming perennial plant that spreads by creeping rhizomes. Abundant, white, ¼” flowers with yellow centers are produced from August through October.

Aster laevis

Smooth Aster

Height: 2-5’ Foliage: Blue-green UPfcw Spread: 1-2’ Flower: Lavender-blue Zone: 2 Bloom Time: August-October Late-blooming, perennial aster with attractive, blue-green foliage and small, lavender-blue, disc-shaped blooms with yellow centers. Meadow species perfect for a prairie planting or wildflower garden. Divide clumps every 2-3 years. Attracts butterflies.

A. oblongifolius ‘October Skies’

October Skies Aromatic Aster

Height: 18-24” Foliage: Dark green, fine UPfg Spread: 2’ Flower: Lavender-blue Zone: 4 Bloom Time: August-October Dense, fragrant, dark green foliage studded with small, lavender-blue, daisy-like blossoms in fall. This clump forming, slow spreading aster is an excellent choice for butterfly, or sunny woodland gardens.

A. oblongifolius ‘Raydon’s Favorite’

Raydon’s Favorite Aromatic Aster

Height: 2-3’ Foliage: Gray-green UPfg Flower: Blue-purple Spread: 2-3’ Zone: 3 Bloom Time: August-October This profusion of bluish-purple, daisy-like flowers with a contrasting yellow center smother the mounds of gray-green foliage throughout the fall. Leaves have a pleasant minty fragrance when crushed.

Aster ptarmicoides

Upland White Aster

Height: 18-24” Foliage: Green Ufw Spread: 1’ Flower: White Zone: 3 Bloom Time: July-September Showy, flat-topped clusters of 1/2”, white, daisy-like flowers. Blooms early from July through September.

Aster umbellatus

Flat-topped Aster

Height: 3-6’ Foliage: Dark green UPfw Spread: 1-3’ Flower: White Zone: 3 Bloom Time: August-October Tall, native aster with clean foliage and broad, flat clusters of white flowers in mid- to late summer.

ASTILBE - ASTILBE Astilbe x arendsii ‘Deutschland’

Deutschland Astilbe

Height: 24-30” Foliage: Dark green PAc Spread: 18-24” Flower: White Zone: 4 Bloom Time: June-July Early blooming with pure white, open, lacy panicles atop glossy dark green foliage.

Astilbe x arendsii ‘Fanal’

Fanal Astilbe

Height: 18-24” Foliage: Dark green PAc Spread: 18-24” Flower: Red Zone: 4 Bloom Time: June-July Early blooming with vivid, dark red plumes atop attractive reddish-bronze to dark green foliage.

Astilbe chinensis ‘Pumila’

Dwarf Chinese Astilbe

Height: 8-12” Foliage: Dark green UPA Spread: 18”+ Flower: Mauve-pink Zone: 4 Bloom Time: June-July A low, ground-hugging plant with deeply-cut, dark green foliage. Abundant, fluffy, mauve-pink plumes borne on stiff , 8-24” stems offer outstanding late-summer color. A wonderful groundcover which readily spreads (unlike other Astilbe) and tolerates occasional dryness.

A. chinensis ‘Purpurkerze’

Purple Candles Chinese Astilbe

Height: 30-42” Foliage: Dark green PAc Flower: Rose-purple Spread: 2-3’ Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-August Late blooming with dense, deep rosy-purple plumes above bold dark green foliage.

Astilbe chinensis ‘Visions’ PPAF

Visions Astilbe

Height: 15-20” Foliage: Dark green PAc Flower: Raspberry red Spread: 12-18” Zone: 4 Bloom Time: June-July A superb late blooming variety with vibrant, thick-ruffled raspberry-red plumes above robust dark green foliage. One of the best Astilbes for sun and drier soils.

A. chinensis ‘Vision in White’ PP18,965

Vision in White Astilbe

Height: 2’ Foliage: Dark green PAc Spread: 18” Flower: White Zone: 4 Bloom Time: Midsummer Thick, pure white, feathery plumes held above robust dark green foliage in midsummer. Great cut flower!

Astilbe ‘Delft Lace’ PP19,839

Delft Lace Astilbe

Height: 2-3’ Foliage: Blue-green with silver PAc Spread: 2-3’ Flower: Apricot-pink Zone: 4 Bloom Time: June-July Very unique blue-green foliage with a silver overlay. Foliage texture looks very similar to ‘Visions’. Deep salmon-pink flower buds open to a soft apricot-pink. Great cut flower.

BAPTISIA - INDIGO Baptisia australis

Blue False Indigo

Height: 3-4’ Foliage: Blue-green UPfc Spread: 2-3’ Flower: Indigo-blue Zone: 3 Bloom Time: May-July Shrub-like perennial with attractive soft blue-green foliage all season. Open spikes of 1”, indigo-blue flowers followed by attractive seedpods. Can be used in dried arrangements. A perennial that can be used like a shrub. = Plant originated at Johnson’s Nursery, Inc.™

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Prairie Wild Indigo

Height: 3-5’ Foliage: Blue-green Ufcw Spread: 2-3’ Flower: White Zone: 4 Bloom Time: June-July Shrub-like perennial with attractive blue-green foliage. Boasts a fine display of erect, pointed, 1-2’ spikes of white flowers held well above the foliage. Eye-catching seedpods can be used in arrangements.

BERGENIA - BERGENIA Bergenia cordifolia ‘Winterglut’

Winter Glow Bergenia

Height: 12-18” Foliage: Green to bronze UP Spread: 18” Flower: Crimson red Zone: 4 Bloom Time: April-May Clump forming perennial with thick, glossy green-bronze leaves. Striking crimson flowers on red-hued stalks, 12-15” high. A bold, textural plant for borders and containers, or along the edge of a path or patio. Flowers best in full sun, but partial shade will prevent leaves from scorching.

BRUNNERA - BUGLOSS B. macrophylla ‘Jack Frost’ PP13,859

Jack Frost Siberian Bugloss

Height: 12-18” Foliage: Silver with green PA Spread: 15-18” Flower: Blue Zone: 3 Bloom Time: May Beautiful, silver, heart-shaped leaves accented with dark green veins, light up shady areas. In spring, blue forget-me-not flowers accentuate leaves.

BUDDLEIA - BUTTERFLY BUSH B. davidii ‘Black Knight’

Black Knight Butterfly Bush

Height: 6-8’ Foliage: Medium green Ufg Flower: Dark purple Spread: 3-5’ Zone: 5 Bloom Time: July-September Gorgeous cultivar with fragrant, dark purple flower clusters. Deciduous shrub grown as a perennial in northern climates. Extremely attractive to butterflies.

B. davidii ‘Pink Delight’

Pink Delight Butterfly Bush

Height: 6-8��� Foliage: Medium green Ufg Spread: 4-6’ Flower: Pink Zone: 5 Bloom Time: July-September Lovely cultivar with fragrant, bright pink flower clusters up to 10’ long. Deciduous shrub grown as a perennial in northern climates. Extremely attractive to butterflies.

CALAMINTHA - CALAMINT SAVORY Calamintha nepeta ‘Montrose White’ Montrose White Calamint Savory Height: 18” Foliage: Dark green UPgm Spread: 24” Flower: White Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-frost This plant forms a dense, rounded mound with no need for staking. The foliage has a pleasant aroma. Blooms from mid-July until frost. Needs perfect drainage or it will winter kill. Named after Nancy Goodwin’s former nursery ‘Montrose Farms’.

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CAMPANULA - BELL FLOWER C. carpatica ‘Blue Clips’

Blue Clips Carpathian Bellflower

Height: 6-9” Foliage: Light green UP Spread: 12-16” Flower: Violet-blue Zone: 4 Bloom Time: June-September Blooming from June through September. Violet-blue, slightly cupped, star-shaped flowers compliment the attractive, tight mounds of light green, frilly leaves.

C. carpatica ‘White Clips’

White Clips Bellflower

Height: 8-12” Foliage: Dark green UP Spread: 6-12” Flower: White Zone: 3 Bloom Time: June-September Compact bellflower variety with pure white flowers and dense, dark green basal foliage. Delicate, cup-shaped blooms rise singly on slender stalks in late spring and early summer. Deadhead to prolong blooming. Clumps should be divided every 2 or 3 years to keep plant healthy.

C. portenschlagiana ‘Birch Hybrid’ Birch Hybrid Bellflower Height: 6” Foliage: Dark green UP Spread: 6-12” Flower: Purple-blue Zone: 4 Bloom Time: June-September This easy-to-grow, mound-forming bellflower produces purple to blue, bell-shaped, upright flowers from spring through summer. Good for use as a groundcover or in a rock garden. Adaptable in sun to part shade and moist to dry locations.

Campanula rotundifolia

Bluebell, Harebell

Height: 18” Foliage: Dark green UPw Flower: Blue Spread: 12” Zone: 4 Bloom Time: June-September Clusters of pendulous, bell-shaped, blue flowers are produced on long stalks in summer. Tolerant of dry, sandy soils. This is a long-blooming perennial that grows to form small clumps.

CASSIA - WILD SENNA Cassia hebecarpa

Wild Senna

Height: 3-6’ Foliage: Dark green, compound UPbw Spread: 2-3’ Flower: Yellow Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-August Showy, bright yellow, pea-like flowers appear in July through August atop robust stems reaching up to 6’ tall. The attractive, large, pinnately compound foliage is quite tropical looking. Black seedpods add winter interest and food for birds. Tolerates clay soils and drought.

CHLEONE - TURTLEHEAD Chleone lyonii ‘Hot Lips’

Hot Lips Pink Turtlehead

Height: 2’ Foliage: Dark green UPA Flower: Scarlet-pink Spread: 18-24” Zone: 3 Bloom Time: July-September Very showy, 1”, snapdragon-like, scarlet-pink flowers held atop sturdy, 2’, reddish stems that form a dense clump of lustrous dark green foliage. Bronze-tinted new spring growth.

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CIMICIFUGA - SNAKEROOT Cimicifuga racemosa

DALEA - PRAIRIE CLOVER Black Snakeroot

Height: 4-6’ Foliage: Dark green UPAf Spread: 2-4’ Flower: White Zone: 3 Bloom Time: July-August A regal, woodland plant producing up to 2’ long, candle-like spikes of ivory-white flowers above lacy, Astilbe-like foliage.

Cimicifuga ‘Black Negligee’

Black Negligee Snakeroot

Height: 2-4’ Foliage: Dark purple UPAfg Spread: 2-3’ Flower: White Zone: 3 Bloom Time: July-August Finely cut foliage with “lacy” texture on dark purple stems. Fragrant flowers are creamy white and tinted with purple. Excellent color, texture and form.

Cimicifuga racemosa ‘Brunette’

Brunette Snakeroot

Height: 2-4’ Foliage: Purple UPAfg Spread: 2-3’ Flower: White Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-August In mid-summer, 1-2’, fluffy spires of fragrant, pink-blushed white flowers rise well above the Astilbe-like, purple foliage.

COREOPSIS - COREOPSIS C. grandiflora ‘Early Sunrise’

Early Sunrise Coreopsis

Height: 15” Foliage: Bright green Upc Flower: Golden yellow Spread: 15” Zone: 4 Bloom Time: June-October Exceptional golden yellow, semi-double flowers from June until hard frost. Encourage reblooming by dead-heading.

Coreopsis palmata

Stiff Coreopsis

Height: 1-3’ Foliage: Dark green Ufcw Flower: Bright yellow Spread: 15” Zone: 4 Bloom Time: June-August Bright yellow flowers borne on slender, 2-3’ stems June through August. Foliage turns orange-purple in autumn. Spreads by rhizomes to form dense patches.

Coreopsis tripteris

Tall Tickseed Coreopsis

Height: 3-8’ Foliage: Green Ufw Spread: 3-8’ Flower: Yellow Zone: 3 Bloom Time: Late summer-fall Yellow, daisy-like flowers atop slender, erect stems late summer into the fall. One of the tallest growing Coreopsis, naturalizing to form colonies. Great plant for poor, dry soils.

Coreopsis verticillata ‘Zagreb’

Zagreb Threadleaf Coreopsis

Purple Prairie Clover

Height: 1-2’ Foliage: Deep green, narrow Ufcw Spread: 2’ Flower: Rose-purple Zone: 3 Bloom Time: June-September A prairie legume with stunning rose-purple, thimble-sized, bottlebrush flowers atop airy, thread-like foliage in mid-summer. Tolerant of a wide range of soils.

DESMODIUM - TREFOIL Desmodium canadense

Showy Tick Trefoil

Height: 3’ Foliage: Green Ufcw Spread: 2-3’ Flower: Bright Purple Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-August Bright purple, pea-like flowers July-August. Deep taproot makes it incredibly drought resistant. Performs well in clay soils. Seeds are used by a variety of birds and other wildlife.

DIANTHUS - DIANTHUS D. gratianopolitanus ‘Feuerhexe’

Firewitch Dianthus

Height: 6-8” Foliage: Silver-blue Ugc Spread: 10-15” Flower: Magenta Zone: 3 Bloom Time: May-June Brilliant magenta-rose, clove-scented flowers bloom atop a lush mat of silvery-blue, grass-like, evergreen foliage in mid-spring. 2006 PPA Plant of the Year.

DICENTRA - BLEEDING HEART Dicentra ‘Luxuriant’

Luxuriant Bleeding Heart

Height: 12-18” Foliage: Gray-green UPmc Flower: Cherry red Spread: 12-18” Zone: 3 Bloom Time: May-August Dicentra cultivar with fern-like, gray-green foliage and cherry red, heart-shaped blooms in late spring. Recurrent bloomer throughout the growing season.

Dicentra spectabilis

Bleeding Heart

Height: 12-30” Foliage: Deep green UPmc Spread: 2-4’ Flower: Pink Zone: 2 Bloom Time: May-June Old-fashioned favorite known for its lovely pink, heart-shaped flowers on fine, arching stems in spring and early summer. With consistently moist soil and light shade, Bleeding Heart blooms for a month or longer before going dormant by midsummer.

DODECATHEON - SHOOTING STAR Dodecatheon media

Shooting Star

Height: 1’ Foliage: Deep green UPAw Spread: 1’ Flower: Pink Zone: 3 Bloom Time: April-May A fascinating flower with blooms similar to Cyclamen. Delicate pink petals surround a brown and yellow center. The flowers sit atop 12” stalks, nodding gracefully. Prefers rich, moist soil.

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Height: 12-18” Foliage: Dark green, fine Ufc Spread: 15-18” Flower: Golden-yellow Zone: 3 Bloom Time: Summer A compact, clump forming, airy mounding plant with threadlike, dark green foliage. Daisy-like, golden-yellow flowers are borne throughout the summer. Longer lived than ‘Moonbeam’ making it a fine replacement.

Dalea purpureum

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ECHINACEA - CONEFLOWER Echinacea pallida

Eupatorium maculatum ‘Gateway’ Gateway Joe-Pye Weed

Pale Purple Coneflower

Height: 3-4’ Foliage: Deep green Ubfcw Spread: 18-24” Flower: Pale rose Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-August Large, daisy-like flowers with drooping pale-rose petals. A strong tap-root makes for great drought tolerance.

E. purpurea ‘Magnus’

Magnus Purple Coneflower

Height: 3-4’ Foliage: Deep green UPbfc Spread: 18” Flower: Rose-pink Zone: 3 Bloom Time: July-August Large, daisy-like flowers with stiff, rose-pink petals from JulyAugust. The decorative seed heads offer fall and winter interest and are particularly attractive to goldfinches.

Echinacea x ‘Evan Saul’ PPAF

Sundown™ Coneflower

Height: 32-40” Foliage: Deep green UPbfgc Spread: 18-24” Flower: Bright orange Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-September A member of the Big Sky™ series from Itsaul Plants in Georgia. Sundown™ produces a prolific display of delightfully fragrant, intense orange petals with a prominent brown central cone.

Echinacea x ‘Sunrise’ PP16,235

Sunrise Coneflower

Height: 30-36” Foliage: Deep green UPbfgc Flower: Bright yellow Spread: 18-24” Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-September From the Big Sky™ series, this wonderful hybrid selection is from a cross of E. paradoxa and E. purpurea. Large, up to 5”, soft, citron-yellow, daisy-like flowers have a delightful rose-like fragrance. The decorative central cone starts out green and turns gold as it ages.

Echinacea x ‘Pixie Meadowbrite’

Pixie Meadowbrite™ Coneflower

Height: 14-20” Foliage: Deep green UPbfcd Spread: 12-18” Flower: Rose-pink Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-September Compact coneflower hybrid with sturdy stems and rose-pink, disc-shaped flowers that bloom all season long. Interesting center cone emerges green and matures to deep crimson.

EUPATORIUM - JOE-PYE WEED Eupatorium dubium ‘Little Joe’ PP16,122

Little Joe JoePye Weed

Height: 4-5’ Foliage: Medium green UPfd Flower: Mauve-pink Spread: 1’ Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-August A shorter species of Joe Pye weed with large, mauve-pink flower clusters. Keeps butterflies at eye level in the garden. An excellent choice for smaller beds and borders or in containers.

Eupatorium maculatum

Spotted Joe-Pye Weed

Height: 4-7’ Foliage: Medium green UPfdw Spread: 12-36” Flower: Pink-purple Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-September A lowland and wetland native. Its large size and long life make it a centerpiece in any restoration or garden setting. Butterflies can often be seen at its pink, umbrella-like flowers.

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Height: 5-7’ Foliage: Medium green UPdf Spread: 3-4’ Flower: Rose-purple Zone: 3 Bloom Time: July-September A bold perennial of shrub-like proportions. Large, 5-12”, umbrella-like heads of rosy-purple flowers appear in late summer and fall on wine-red stems. A great perennial for attracting butterflies to the garden. Likes moist soil.

FERNS:

ADIANTUM Adiantum pendatum

Maidenhair Fern

Height: 1-2’ Foliage: Soft green Aw Spread: 1-2’ Form: Upright, open Zone: 3 Delicate, fan-shaped fronds. Lacy, soft green leaves on shiny black stems. Performs best in high humidity environments.

ATHYRIUM Athyrium felix-femina ‘Lady in Red’

Lady in Red™ Fern

Height: 30-36” Foliage: Green with burgundy PA Spread: 2’ Form: Upright Zone: 3 Vibrant burgundy color runs throughout the stems creating a striking contrast with the fine-textured, lacy green fronds.

Athyrium filix-femina

Lady Fern

Height: 2-3’ Foliage: Bright green Spread: 2’ Form: Arching Zone: 3 Delicate and lacy, bright green arching fronds.

Athyrium niponicum ‘Pictum’

PAw

Japanese Painted Fern

Height: 12-18” Foliage: Gray-green PA Form: Upright Spread: 24-30” Zone: 4 Silvery fronds are a dynamic blend of grayish-green with contrasting wine-red veining and stems.

Athyrium x ‘Ghost’

Ghost Fern

Height: 24-30” Foliage: Silver-gray PA Form: Upright Spread: 12-18” Zone: 3 A rigidly upright hybrid between Southern Lady Fern and Japanese Painted Fern. Ghostly, silvery-gray fronds on reddish stems are sure to brighten the shady woodland garden.

MATTEUCCIA Matteuccia struthiopteris

Ostrich Fern

Height: 2-4’ Foliage: Bright green UPw Form: Plume-like Spread: 2-4’ Zone: 3 Large, bright green, gracefully arching, feathery fronds. Spreads by rhizomes.

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Onoclea sensibilis

Sensitive Fern

Height: 1-2’ Foliage: Light green UPw Spread: 18-24” Form: Low, arching Zone: 2 Leathery, light grass-green fronds are smooth, broad and deeply pinnatifid. Ornamental and quite persistent fertile fronds look like cinnamon colored clusters of beads on a stick. The common name of this fern refers to the fronds dying quickly with the first autumn frost.

OSMUNDA Osmunda cinnamomea

Cinnamon Fern

Height: 3-5’ Foliage: Deep green PAw Form: Upright Spread: 3-5’ Zone: 3 Shady woodland plant with upright, vase-shaped habit and fine-textured, deep green fronds. Dramatic “cinnamon” colored fiddleheads arise from the plant’s center. Very effective in waterside plantings, or planted with wildflowers and shadetolerant shrubs.

POLYSTICHUM Polystichum acrostichoides

Christmas Fern

Height: 1-3’ Foliage: Deep green PA Spread: 1-3’ Form: Upright, evergreen Zone: 3 This fern produces clumps of erect, deep green fronds. Works well in shady foundation plantings, in woodland settings with spring bulbs, or along pathways. It’s evergreen!

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GERANIUM - GERANIUM G. x cantabrigiense ‘Karmina’

Karmina Geranium

Height: 8-12” Foliage: Deep green UPlgd Spread: 18-24” Flower: Carmine-red Zone: 4 Bloom Time: June-July Forms a neat mound of aromatic, finely-cut, green foliage that turns an attractive red in fall. Carmine-red flowers in June through July.

Geranium macrorrhizum ‘Bevan’s Variety’ Bevan’s Variety Geranium Height: 8-12” Foliage: Deep green UPlgmd Spread: 18-24” Flower: Magenta Zone: 4 Bloom Time: May-July Deep magenta flowers with contrasting red sepals from May to July. Very aromatic foliage takes on a wonderful reddish-orange color in fall.

G. macrorrhizum ‘Ingwersen’s Variety’

Ingwersen’s Variety Geranium

Height: 12-18” Foliage: Light green UPlgd Spread: 18-24” Flower: Soft pink Zone: 4 Bloom Time: May-June Lovely, soft pink flowers in late spring through early summer are carried above the aromatic, glossy light green, maple-like foliage. Foliage is reminiscent of scented Geraniums.

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Wild Geranium

Height: 1-2’ Foliage: Dark green UPlw Spread: 18-24” Flower: Lavender Zone: 4 Bloom Time: April-May Delightful loose clusters of saucer-shaped, lavender flowers with white centers are borne above attractive open clumps of deeply cut foliage in late spring to mid-summer. Red fall color.

Geranium x ‘Rozanne’ PP12,175

Rozanne Geranium

Height: 15-18” Foliage: Dark green UP Spread: 24” Flower: Violet-blue Zone: 5 Bloom Time: June-October Large, single, violet-blue flowers with white centers bloom relentlessly from June until frost above compact mounds of dark green, lightly marbled chartreuse foliage. Not cutting back plants in fall increases survivability over winter with this cultivar.

G. x ‘Tiny Monster’

Tiny Monster Geranium

Height: 10” Foliage: Green, deeply lobed UP Spread: 24” Flower: Lavender-magenta Zone: 5 Bloom Time: May-August Vivid, 1”, lavender-magenta flowers bloom all summer long above deeply lobed, green foliage that forms a sprawling mat. A cross between G. sanguineum and G. psilstemon.

GEUM - PRAIRIE SMOKE Geum triflorum

Prairie Smoke

Height: 12-16” Foliage: Medium green UPw Spread: 22” Flower: Smoky pink Bloom Time: April-May Zone: 3 In spring, sprays of pendulous, pinkish-white flowers explode into a striking display of smoky-pink, feathery plumes creating a billowy cloud of “smoke”. Fern-like mounds of foliage remain attractive all season. Plants need good drainage to overwinter well.

GRASSES:

ACORUS - SWEET FLAG Acorus calamus

Sweet Flag

Height: 36” Foliage: Deep green, aromatic UPg Zone: 5 Spread: 36” Neither a true grass nor sedge. This leafy perennial produces erect, iris-like foliage that releases a sweet cinnamon fragrance when crushed. Makes a wonderful accent plant for wet sites.

ANDROPOGON - BLUESTEM Andropogon gerardii

Big Bluestem

Height: 4-7’ Foliage: Blue-green to copper Uw Spread: 24-30” Flower: Purple Zone: 3 Bloom Time: August-September A monarch of the native prairie grasses. Forms large clumps with blue-green to silvery-blue foliage that changes to attractive shades of bronze and reddish-copper with the first frost. In late August, purplish flower spikes emerge producing distinctive three-parted seed heads, from which it received the common name of ‘Turkey’s Foot’. A warm-season grass.

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CALAMAGROSTIS - FEATHER REED GRASS Calamagrostis acutiflora ‘Karl Foerster’

Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass

Height: 3-5’ Foliage: Deep green UP Spread: 2’ Flower: Wheat-colored Zone: 3 Bloom Time: June-July Beautiful and versatile. A cool-season, clump forming grass. Lustrous deep green foliage is strictly upright. Showy, feathery plumes on 5’, erect vertical stems are followed by striking wheat-colored seed heads remaining attractive into winter. Makes a stunning vertical accent in any garden.

Calamagrostis acutiflora ‘Overdam’

Overdam Feather Reed Grass

Height: 3-4’ Foliage: Green with white UP Flower: Reddish-brown Spread: 2’ Zone: 4 Bloom Time: June-July An upright arching, cool season grass that produces beautifully white variegated leaves. In midsummer, delightful, feathery, reddish-brown flower spikes emerge maturing to goldenbrown. An excellent specimen.

Calamagrostis brachytricha

Fall Blooming Feather Reed Grass

Height: 3-5’ Foliage: Deep green UPA Spread: 2’ Flower: Rose to silver-gray Zone: 4 Bloom Time: September-November A clumping, upright-arching, warm-season grass with rich green foliage that turns bright yellow with the approach of fall. In late summer, rising 1-2’ above the foliage, very soft-textured, green blushed, rose-purple flower spikes appear. As the fuzzy plumes mature they fade to silver-gray and remain open and feathery through winter.

Blue Zinger Sedge

Height: 8-10” Foliage: Blue-gray UP Spread: 18” Zone: 5 Fine-textured clumps of blue-gray leaves. Makes an excellent groundcover when planted in drifts, creating a sea of blue.

Carex morrowii ‘Ice Dance’

Ice Dance Sedge

Height: 12” Foliage: Emerald green PA Zone: 5 Spread: 12-18” A tidy, semi-evergreen sedge forming compact tufts of outstandingly thick, leathery, emerald-green foliage with prominent, creamy-white margins.

Carex oshimensis ‘Evergold’

Evergold Sedge

Height: 10-16” Foliage: Gold-green P Spread: 2’ Zone: 5 Densely tufted, clumping evergreen sedge produces thick tussocks of glossy dark green, arching foliage with broad, bright creamy-gold centers. A beautiful sedge performing best in partly shaded, moist soils.

Carex pennsylvanica

Pennsylvania Sedge

Height: 6-12” Foliage: Dark green, clumping Pw Spread: 12-15” Zone: 4 A wonderful slow spreading, semi-evergreen, clump-forming sedge with delicate arching leaves. Spreads in a restrained fashion to form an appealing groundcover. Native to open woods and thickets.

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Chasmanthium latifolium

Northern Sea Oats

Height: 30-36” Foliage: Light green PA Spread: 12-18” Flower: Tan, “oat-like” Zone: 4 Bloom Time: June-September An upright, interesting, three-season, clumping grass. Its bamboo-like foliage changes from green in spring to copper in fall to brown in the winter. Dangling, jewel-like seed heads are dark-green in summer maturing to a reddish-brown bronze that persists in winter. An asset for the shady garden. Salt tolerant and a warm-season grass.

HAKONECHLOA - HAKONE GRASS Hakonechloa macra ‘Aureola’

Golden Japanese Forest Grass

Height: 12-18” Foliage: Green and gold UP Spread: 12-18” Flower: Insignificant Zone: 5 Bloom Time: Insignificant A warm season grass that forms a cascading clump of gracefully arching green foliage with gold striping. In autumn, the golden foliage becomes infused with shades of pinks and reds.

HYSTRIX - BOTTLEBRUSH GRASS Hystrix patula

Bottlebrush Grass

Height: 1-3’ Foliage: Dark olive green PAw Spread: 8-12” Flower: White Zone: 4 Bloom Time: June-August Admired for its exquisite, bristly flower heads that do indeed resemble bottlebrushes. Flower heads appear 1-2’ above the dark olive green foliage from June through August. This cool season grass of upright tufts is perfect for under trees where most other grasses fail.

MISCANTHUS - MAIDEN GRASS

CAREX - SEDGE Carex glauca ‘Blue Zinger’

CHASMANTHIUM - OAT

Miscanthus sinensis ‘Graziella’

Graziella Maiden Grass

Height: 5’ Foliage: Dark green UP Flower: Silver-white Spread: 4’ Zone: 5 Bloom Time: August A very beautiful and refined upright arching, warm season grass. Showy silver-white plumes appear in late August and are held well above the slender green foliage, which turns a rich copper-red and orange in fall.

Miscanthus sinensis ‘Morning Light’

Morning Light Maiden Grass

Height: 4-6’ Foliage: Green with white UP Flower: Red-copper Spread: 2-3’ Zone: 5 Bloom Time: October An outstanding, fine-textured, warm-season grass. Beautiful, upright arching foliage has a clear white, narrow band on the leaf margins creating an almost ghostly luminescence. In late October, reddish-copper plumes emerge, drying to a fluffy cream. Introduced by the U.S. National Arboretum. Doesn’t set seed in Wisconsin.

Miscanthus sinensis ‘Variegatus’ Variegated Maiden Grass Height: 5’ Foliage: Green with white UP Spread: 4-5’ Flower: Red Zone: 5 Bloom Time: September Beautiful clumps of showy white-edged foliage arches heavily creating a fountain-like habit. Red-tinted flowers in late September. Warm season grass. Rarely sets viable seed in WI.

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PANICUM - SWITCH GRASS

SORGHASTRUM - INDIAN GRASS

P. virgatum ‘Heavy Metal’

Sorghastrum nutans

Panicum virgatum ‘Northwind’

Northwind Switch Grass

Height: 5-6’ Foliage: Blue-green Up Spread: 3-4’ Flower: Blue to green Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-September A knockout selection! Interesting blue-green foliage is extremely stiff and upright, turning a wonderful golden-yellow in fall. Attractive, narrow plumes are held incredibly erect above the foliage in late summer. Selected by Roy Diblik of Northwind Perennial Farm. Warm season grass. A nativar selected from a southern Wisconsin ecotype.

Panicum virgatum ‘Shenandoah’

Shenandoah Red Switch Grass

Height: 4-5’ Foliage: Dark green UP Flower: Pink Spread: 2-3’ Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-September A beautiful, upright, clump forming, warm season grass. In mid-summer, the dark green foliage takes on dark red tones becoming more pronounced until it becomes a striking deep burgundy-wine by fall. Airy clouds of pinkish flowers rise 1-2’ above the foliage in late summer.

PENNISETUM - FOUNTAIN GRASS Pennisetum alop. ‘Hameln’

Hameln Fountain Grass

Height: 2-3’ Foliage: Deep green UP Spread: 24-36” Flower: Tan Zone: 5 Bloom Time: August-September Upright clump of arching, deep green foliage with fluffy, tancolored flower plumes. One of the best ornamental grasses for smaller landscapes. Colors to shades of russet red and orange in autumn. Warm season grass.

SCHIZACHYRIUM - BLUESTEM Schizachyrium scorparium

Little Bluestem Grass

Height: 2-3’ Foliage: Blue-green to red UPbw Spread: 12-18” Flower: Silver Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-September A clump forming, warm season grass that produces leaves that range through a variety of blue and green hues. In fall, the foliage changes to a flaming orange or striking red, topped by fluffy, silver seed stalks. Great for massing or naturalizing.

SESLERIA - MOOR GRASS Sesleria autumnalis

Autumn Moor Grass

Height: 12-18” Foliage: Light green U Flower: Silver-white Spread: 12-18” Zone: 4 Bloom Time: August-September A cool season grass admired for its upright tufted mound of bright yellow-green foliage. This tough, but beautiful evergreen produces attractive, silvery-white, narrow, 4-6” long flower spikes held above the foliage in the fall. Tolerates root competition from woody plants. = Plant originated at Johnson’s Nursery, Inc.™

Indian Grass

Height: 4-5’ Foliage: Blue-green UPcw Spread: 3-4’ Flower: Gold and purple plumes Zone: 3 Bloom Time: August-September A warm season, tall prairie grass with rich gold and purple plumes of flowers and seeds in fall. Orange to purple fall color.

SPOROBULUS - PRAIRIE DROPSEED Sporobulus heterolepsis

Prairie Dropseed

Height: 2’ Foliage: Green Ubw Spread: 18” Flower: White Zone: 3 Bloom Time: August-September A most beautiful, warm season, clump forming, native prairie grass. Forms cascading tuffets of emerald-green with airy, popcorn scented seed heads. Heat and drought tolerant.

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HEMEROCALLIS - DAYLILY Hemerocallis ‘Happy Returns’

Happy Returns Daylily

Height: 18” Foliage: Green Ufm Flower: Yellow Spread: 16-24” Zone: 3 Bloom Time: EE/RE A vigorous, reblooming, miniature daylily producing radiant, 2 3/4”, lemon-yellow flowers with gently ruffled petals. Bred by Darrel Apps.

Hemerocallis ‘Pardon Me’

Pardon Me Daylily

Height: 18” Foliage: Green Ufm Spread: 16-24” Flower: Bright red Zone: 3 Bloom Time: M/RE A lovely, reblooming, miniature that produces a profusion of 2 3/4”, bright red flowers with a yellow-green throat. Bred by Darrell Apps.

Hemerocallis ‘Red Volunteer’

Red Volunteer Daylily

Height: 30” Foliage: Green Ufm Flower: Red with yellow Spread: 18-24” Zone: 3 Bloom Time: M Large, 7”, velvety, candle red flowers and golden-yellow throat.

Hemerocallis ‘Stella D’ Oro’

Stella D’ Oro Daylily

Height: 12-18” Foliage: Green Ufm Flower: Canary yellow Spread: 16-24” Zone: 3 Bloom Time: EM/RE A reblooming, miniature daylily with beautiful, 2 3/4”, canaryyellow flowers and lightly ruffled petals.

HEUCHERA - CORALBELLS Heuchera ‘Citronelle’ PP17,934

Citronelle Coralbells

Height: 6-12” Foliage: Yellow-green Pfm Flower: Creamy white Spread: 12-18” Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-August Yellow-green leaves on rosy red petioles. Tiny, creamy white flower spires appear in summer. Vigorous, clump-forming, compact perennial.

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Heavy Metal Switch Grass

Height: 3-4’ Foliage: Metallic blue UP Spread: 2-3’ Flower: Pink Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-September A handsome, stiffly upright, clump forming, warm season grass of spectacular metallic-blue foliage turning bright yellow in fall. In late summer, airy clouds of pinkish flowers rise 1-2’ above the foliage followed by buff-yellow seed heads.


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Grass and Sedge Comparison Chart Name

Foliage

Height Spread Bloom Time

Ideal Growing Conditions

Big Bluestem

blue-green

4-7’

24-30”

AugSept

full sun well drained soil

Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass

green

5’

24”

JuneJuly

Overdam Variegated Feather Reed Grass

green/white

3-4’

24”

Fall-Blooming (Korean) green Feather Reed Grass

3-5’

Blue Zinger Sedge

blue-gray

Ice Dance Sedge

Season

Zone

warm

3

full sun/part shade adaptable to soils

cool

3

June July

full sun/part shade adaptable to soils

cool

4

2’

Sept

full sun/part shade adaptable to soils

cool

4

8-10”

18”

MayJune

full sun/part shade moist, well drained soil

cool/semi evergreen

5

green/white

12”

12-18”

MayJune

part sun/full shade moist, well drained soil

cool/semi evergreen

5

Evergold Sedge

green/yellow

10-16”

2’

MayAug

part sun/full shade moist, well drained soil

cool/semi evergreen

5

Pennsylvania Sedge

green

6-12”

12-24”

MayAug

full sun/full shade adaptable to soils

cool/semi evergreen

4

Northern Sea Oats

light green

2-3’

12-18”

JuneSept

part sun/full shade moist, well drained soil

warm

4

Golden Japanese Forest green/gold Grass

12-18”

12-18”

Aug

full sun/part shade

warm

5

Bottlebrush Grass

olive-green

1-3’

8-12”

JuneAug

part shade/full shade adaptable to soils

cool

4

Graziella Maiden Grass

green

4-5’

4-5’

late Augfrost

full sun/part shade adaptable to soils

warm

5

Morning Light Maiden Grass

green/white

4-6’

24-36”

Septfrost

full sun/part shade well drained soil

warm

5

Variegated Maiden Grass

green/white

5’

4-5’

late Septfrost

full sun/part shade adaptable to soils

warm

5

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Grass and Sedge Comparison Chart Continued Name

Foliage

Height Spread Bloom Time

Ideal Growing Conditions

Season

Zone

blue-green

3-4’

24-36”

JulySept

full sun/part shade well drained soil

warm

4

Northwind Switch Grass

blue-green

5-6’

24-36”

JulySept

full sun/part shade well drained soil

warm

4

Shenandoah Switch Grass

red highlight

4-5’

24-36”

JulySept

full sun/part shade well drained soil

warm

4

Hameln Dwarf Fountian Grass

green

2-3’

24-36”

AugSept

full sun/full shade well drained soil

warm

5

Little Bluestem

green-blue

2-3’

12-18”

JulySept

full sun/part shade well drained soil

warm

4

Autumn Moor Grass

light green

1-2’

12-18”

AugSept

full shade/part shade adaptable to soils

cool

4

Indian Grass

blue-green

4-5’

36-48”

AugSept

full sun/part shade well drained soil

warm

4

Prairie Dropseed

green

2’

18”

AugSept

full sun/part shade adaptable to soils

warm

3

PERENNIALS

Heavy Metal Switch Grass

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Palace Purple Coralbells

Height: 24” Foliage: Mahogany-red UPfm Spread: 12-18” Flower: White Zone: 4 Bloom Time: May-June An attractive and versatile, low growing mound of ivy-shaped, mahogany-red foliage. Spikes of delicate, tiny white flowers held aloft on dark wiry stems in early summer.

Heuchera ‘Midnight Rose’ PP18,551

Midnight Rose Coralbells

Height: 18-24” Foliage: Purple-black with pink Pfm Spread: 12-18” Flower: Cream Zone: 4 Bloom Time: May-June A compact perennial of beautiful purple-black leaves heavily spotted with hot pink. Looks quite striking against blue hosta.

Heuchera ‘Obsidian’ PP14,836

Obsidian Coralbells

Height: 16-24” Foliage: Purple-black Pfm Spread: 10-12” Flower: Cream Zone: 4 Bloom Time: June Shiny dark purple-black, rounded foliage holds its color all season. Cream, bell-shaped flowers in June. A great performer with a compact habit.

H. villosa ‘Caramel’ PP16,560

Caramel Coralbells

Height: 12-18” Foliage: Copper-caramel Pfm Spread: 12-18” Flower: Cream Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-August Attractive copper-caramel colored foliage with burgundy undersides. Cream, bell-shaped flowers July-August. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Great as a border plant or for container gardening.

HIBISCUS - HIBISCUS Hibiscus ‘Fantasia’ PP11,853

Fantasia Hibiscus

Height: 3’ Foliage: Dark green, deep lobed Um Spread: 3-4’ Flower: Lavender-pink Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-September This heavy blooming Fleming hybrid produces large, dinner plate-sized, lavender-pink, ruffled flowers highlighted by a darker rosy-red edge.

Hibiscus ‘Robert Fleming’ PP14,776

Robert Fleming Hibiscus

Height: 3’ Foliage: Green Um Flower: Deep red Spread: 3-4’ Zone: 5 Bloom Time: July-September This hardy hibiscus is the deepest red you can get. The velvety flowers arrive in plentitude right at the peak of summer. A densely-leaved plant.

HOSTA - HOSTA Hosta fortunei ‘Francee’

Francee Hosta

Height: 15-22” Foliage: Deep green with white Pm Spread: 30” Flower: Lavender Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-August Beautiful bold clumps of forest-green foliage with thinly edged white margins. Lavender flowers in mid-summer.

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Hosta fortunei ‘Gold Standard’

Gold Standard Hosta

Height: 24-30” Foliage: Cream with dark green Pm Spread: 3’ Flower: Light lavender Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-August A large, colorful hosta with cream colored leaves and dark green borders. Leaves turn bright gold as the season progresses. Light lavender flowers grace the stunning clumps in mid-summer.

Hosta fortunei ‘Patriot’

Patriot Hosta

Height: 24-30” Foliage: Green with white PAm Spread: 30” Flower: Lavender Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-August Attractive mounds of forest green foliage displaying striking, broad, white margins. Lavender flowers in mid-summer. A sport of ‘Francee’.

Hosta ‘Blue Angel’

Blue Angel Hosta

Height: 3-4’ Foliage: Blue-green, textured PAm Spread: 4’ Flower: White Zone: 3 Bloom Time: July-August Forms a graceful mound of huge, heart-shaped, heavily corrugated, blue-green leaves. Produces an outstanding display of hyacinth-like, nearly white flowers in mid-summer.

Hosta ‘Blue Cadet’

Blue Cadet Hosta

Height: 10-15” Foliage: Blue-green, heart-shaped PAm Flower: Lavender Spread: 2-3’ Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July Forms a lovely dense mound of thick, bluish-green, heartshaped leaves. Lavender flowers in mid-summer. Very vigorous.

Hosta ‘Fragrant Bouquet’

Fragrant Bouquet Hosta

Height: 18-22” Foliage: Apple green with yellow PAgm Spread: 30-48” Flower: Lavender Zone: 4 Bloom Time: August-September A colorful hosta featuring bright apple-green leaves with wide, irregular, creamy-yellow margins that change to ivory by midsummer. Large, very fragrant, very pale-lavender flowers from mid-August through early September.

Hosta ‘Frances Williams’

Frances Williams Hosta

Height: 18-24” Foliage: Blue-green w/ yellow green PAgm Flower: White Spread: 4-5’ Zone: 4 Bloom Time: June-July Beautiful bold clumps of forest-green foliage with thinly edged, white margins. Lavender flowers in mid-summer.

Hosta ‘Golden Tiara’

Golden Tiara Hosta

Height: 10-18” Foliage: Green with gold margin PAm Spread: 2-3’ Flower: Lavender Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-August Forms a vigorous mound of diminutive, green, heart-shaped leaves that exhibit brilliant golden margins. Clusters of trumpetshaped, lavender flowers in mid-summer.

Hosta ‘Guacamole’

Guacamole Hosta

Height: 18-24” Foliage: Apple green w/ dark green PAgm Spread: 30-54” Flower: Lavender Zone: 4 Bloom Time: August-September A magnificent mound of striking apple-green foliage with irregular, darker green margins. Produces a wonderful display of large, incredibly fragrant, very pale lavender flowers. Good vigor.

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Hosta Comparison Chart Cultivar

Foliage

Flower

Bloom Time

Height

Blue-green

White

July-August

36-48”

Blue Cadet

Blue-green

Lavender

July

10-15”

Blue Giant

Blue-green

Pale lavender

June-July

24-30”

Fragrant Bouquet

Apple green with yellow

Lavender

August-September

18-22”

Francee

Deep green with white

Lavender

July-August

15-22”

Frances Williams

Blue-green with yellow-green

White

June-July

18-24”

Gold Standard

Cream with dark green

Light Lavender

July-August

24-30”

Golden Tiara

Green with light green margin

Lavender

July-August

10-18”

Guacamole

Apple green with dark green Pale Lavender

August-September

18-24”

Halcyon

Blue-green

Pale lavender

July-August

12-18”

June

Yellow with blue-green

Lavender

July-August

6-16”

Patriot

Green with white

Lavender

July-August

24-30”

Sum & Substance

Chartreuse

Lavender

July-August

30-36”

PERENNIALS

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June Hosta

Height: 6-16” Foliage: Yellow with blue margin PAm Spread: 20-32” Flower: Lavender Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-August Attractive mounds of lovely gold centered leaves bordered by wide, irregular, blue-green margins. Lavender flowers in midsummer. A sport of ‘Halcyon’.

Hosta ‘Krossa Regal’

Krossa Regal Hosta

Height: 30-36” Foliage: Frosty blue PAm Spread: 3-4’ Flower: Lavender Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-August Stately, upright, vase-shaped habit. Elongated, thick wavyedged, frosty blue leaves are topped by towering 5-6’ flower scapes with soft orchid-like flowers in summer.

Hosta sieboldiana ‘Elegans’

Blue Giant Hosta

Height: 24-30” Foliage: Blue-green PAm Spread: 30-48” Flower: White-lavender Zone: 4 Bloom Time: June-July A huge, regal hosta with immense, round, seersuckered, dark blue-green leaves. Nearly white flowers just above the foliage in mid-summer.

Hosta ‘Sum & Substance’

Sum & Substance Hosta

Height: 30-36” Foliage: Chartreuse, large PAm Flower: Lavender Spread: 4-5’ Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-August This impressive hosta boasts enormous, thick, glossy chartreusegreen leaves fading to pleasing gold as the season progresses. Lavender flowers in late summer.

Hosta x tardiana ‘Halycon’

Halcyon Hosta

Height: 12-18” Foliage: Blue-green, thick PAm Spread: 30-40” Flower: Pale lavender Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-August Outstanding, spear-shaped, thick, deep blue-green leaves. Very pale lavender flowers in August.

IRIS - IRIS Iris versicolor

Wild Iris

Ceasar’s Brother Siberian Iris

Height: 30-36” Foliage: Dark green Uc Flower: Dark purple (early) Spread: 18-24” Zone: 3 Bloom Time: June-July Delicate buds unfurl into beautiful, 1-2” wide, dark velvety purple flowers. Blooms held well above the tidy clumps of narrow, sword-shaped foliage that remains attractive all season.

Iris virginica var. shrevei

Shreve’s Iris

Height: 3-4’ Foliage: Narrow Upcw Spread: 2-2.5’ Flower: Blue-violet Zone: 2 Bloom Time: April-May Ruffled, blue-violet flowers bloom in late spring through early summer. This clump-forming perennial flourishes in wet soils. Will naturalize in ideal conditions.

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Leucanthemum x superbum ‘Becky’

Becky Shasta Daisy

Height: 36-42” Foliage: Dark green Ufc Spread: 2-3’ Flower: White Zone: 4 Bloom Time: June-July Large, 3”, single, white flowers with contrasting yellow centers bloom atop sturdy upright stems of thick, dark green leaves.

Leucanthemum x superbum ‘Phyllis Smith’

Phyllis Smith Shasta Daisy

Height: 18-24” Foliage: Medium green Ufc Spread: 12-18” Flower: White, fringed Zone: 4 Bloom Time: Late summer-early fall Compact cultivar with unique “fringed” flower petals and medium green foliage. A classic perennial for the sunny border. It blooms from late summer to early fall.

Leucanthemum x superbum ‘Snowcap’

Snowcap Shasta Daisy

Height: 12-15” Foliage: Dark green Uf Flower: White Spread: 1’ Zone: 4 Bloom Time: June-August Compact selection producing numerous, single, white flowers with contrasting yellow center atop sturdy upright stems of thick, shiny dark green leaves.

LIATRIS - BLAZING STAR Liatris pycnostachya

Prairie Blazing Star

Height: 3-5’ Foliage: Dark green, fine Ubfmcw Spread: 1-2’ Flower: Mauve-pink Zone: 3 Bloom Time: July-September In mid-summer, dense spikes of mauve-pink flowers emerge 3-5’ above grass-like, dark green basal tufts. This stately, clumpforming perennial provides a striking vertical accent in the garden attracting many butterflies. Very drought tolerant.

L. spicata ‘Kobold Original’

Height: 2’ Foliage: Dark green UPcw Spread: 1’ Flower: Blue-violet Zone: 2 Bloom Time: May-July A robust, beardless iris. Beautiful blue-violet flowers. A good plant to use along pond edges and stream banks. Occurs naturally in wet areas.

Iris siberica ‘Ceasar’s Brother’

LEUCANTHEMUM - DAISY

Kobold Original Blazing Star

Height: 18-24” Foliage: Green Ubfmc Spread: 8-12” Flower: Rose-lavender Zone: 3 Bloom Time: July-August ‘Kobold Original’ is a vegetative strain that offers uniformity in height and plant performance much better than the seed strain. Produces the same showy rich rosy-lavender flower wands in summer, making it a wonderful vertical accent to any garden. Great cut flower!

LIGULARIA - LIGULARIA Ligularia dentata ‘Desdemona’

Desdemona Ligularia

Height: 3-4’ Foliage: Dark green, broad P Flower: Dark yellow Spread: 3-4’ Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-August Impressive textural plant with broad leaves up to 20” across and clusters of bright orange flowers in late summer. Best planted in moist soils on sites protected from hot afternoon sun.

L. stenocephala ‘Little Rocket’

Little Rocket Ligularia

Height: 18-36” Foliage: Bronze-green PA Spread: 2-3’ Flower: Bright yellow Zone: 4 Bloom Time: June-July Bright yellow flower spikes above a compact mound of coarse, jagged, heart-shaped, bronzy-green foliage. Does best in moist soils.

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LILIUM - LILY Casa Blanca Lily

Height: 4’ Foliage: Medium green Ugc Spread: 12-18” Flower: White, large Zone: 5 Bloom Time: July-August This hybrid lily produces pure, crisp, white flowers with an intoxicating fragrance. Blooms in late summer.

Lilium ‘Stargazer’

Stargazer Lily

Height: 3-5’ Foliage: Medium green Ugc Spread: 12-18” Flower: Rose-pink Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-August Large, trumpet-shaped blooms known for their heavy fragrance and lush rose pink and white coloring with prominent yelloworange stamens on tall, dark green stems. Blooms late summer to early fall.

LOBELIA - LOBELIA Lobelia cardinalis

Cardinal Flower

Height: 2-4’ Foliage: Medium green UPfmw Spread: 1-2’ Flower: Scarlet-red Zone: 3 Bloom Time: June-September A short lived perennial that reseeds readily. Tall, dense spikes of scarlet-red flowers bloom throughout the summer and into fall, providing a flaming shot of color and vertical interest. A favorite of hummingbirds and butterflies. Does best in moist soils.

Lobelia siphilitica

Great Blue Lobelia

Height: 2-4’ Foliage: Medium green UPfmw Flower: Deep sky blue Spread: 2-3’ Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-October Stately, upright spikes of colorful, sky-blue, hood-like flowers in mid-summer. Grows best in moist soils. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. A short lived perennial that reseeds readily.

Wild Blue Lupine

Height: 12-24” Foliage: Blue-green Ufw Spread: 12” Flower: Violet-blue Zone: 3 Bloom Time: May-July Erect, showy spikes of violet-blue, pea-like flowers bloom in May and June above attractive, palm-shaped, blue-green foliage. Attractive to butterflies. Must have well-drained soil.

MERTENSIA - BLUEBELLS Mertensia virginica

Monarda didyma ‘Marshall’s Delight’

Marshall’s Delight Bee Balm

Height: 28-36” Foliage: Deep green UPfgmc Spread: 12-24”+ Flower: Bright pink Zone: 3 Bloom Time: June-August Produces an abundance of large, attractive, bright pink flowers. Aromatic, mint-like foliage is highly mildew resistant. Introduced by Modern Research Station in Manitoba, Canada. A COPF introduction.

Monarda didyma ‘Raspberry Wine’

Raspberry Wine Bee Balm

Height: 3-4’ Foliage: Deep green UPfgmc Spread: 2-3’ Flower: Rasberry red Zone: 3 Bloom Time: June-August Unique “firecracker” flower heads. Raspberry red blooms with wine-colored highlights on leaves and stems. Excellent powdery mildew resistance.

Monarda fistulosa

Wild Bergamot

Height: 3-4’ Foliage: Bright green UPfgmcw Spread: 3-4’ Flower: Lavender-pink Bloom Time: June-August Zone: 3 Soft, lavender-pink flowers. Bright green, mint-like foliage has good mildew resistance.

Nepeta x faassenii

Virginia Bluebells

Blue Catmint

Height: 12” Foliage: Gray-green UPfgmd Spread: 18” Flower: Blue-violet Zone: 3 Bloom Time: May-September A low growing mound of gray-green foliage that gets about 12” tall. No disease problems. Cut back right after blooming to get best rebloom.

Nepeta x faassenii ‘Walkers Low’

Height: 1-2’ Foliage: Blue-green PAw Flower: Blue Spread: 12-18” Zone: 3 Bloom Time: April-May Clump-forming, woodland perennial with pink buds and showy trumpet-shaped, blue flowers in early to mid-spring. Foliage will die back to the ground by mid summer when plant goes dormant.

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Jacob Cline Bee Balm

Height: 3-4’ Foliage: Deep green UPfgmc Spread: 2-3’ Flower: Red Zone: 4 Bloom Time: June-August Extremely large, fiery red flowers. Deep green, fragrant, mintlike foliage has excellent mildew resistance. Rated the best Monarda recently by the Chicago Botanic Garden evaluation program.

NEPETA - CATMINT

LUPINUS - LUPINE Lupinus perennis

Monarda didyma ‘Jacob Cline’

Walkers Low Catmint

Height: 10” Foliage: Gray-green UPfgmd Spread: 18” Flower: Lavender-blue Zone: 3 Bloom Time: June-August Low growing, compact mounds of aromatic, soft, gray-green foliage is covered with clusters of lavender-blue flowers from late spring through early summer. Cut back right after blooming to get best rebloom.

Nepeta ‘Kit Kat’

Kit Kat Catmint

Height: 18” Foliage: Gray-green UPfgmd Flower: Blue Spread: 18-24” Zone: 3 Bloom Time: May-September Dwarf cultivar with rounded, aromatic foliage and true blue flowers. Blooms May through September. Neater and more compact than other catmints. Cut back after blooming to get best rebloom.

U = Full Sun P = Partial Shade A = Full Shade b = Attracts Birds m = Attracts Humming Birds f = Attracts Butterflies g = Fragrant c = Cut Flower d = Deer Resistant l = Fall Color k = Interesting Bark t = Attractive Fruit w = WI Native

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Lilium ‘Casa Blanca’

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PARTHENIUM - QUININE

Phlox paniculata ‘Volcano Pink’

Parthenium integrifolium

Wild Quinine

Height: 2-4’ Foliage: Medium green Ugdw Spread: 1-2’ Flower: White Zone: 4 Bloom Time: Late spring-late summer Woolly-looking, white flower heads late spring to late summer. Fragrant, large, coarse leaves. Thrives in open woods, thickets, glades, and rocky prairies. Can handle sand to clay soils.

PENSTEMON - PENSTEMON Penstemon ‘Dark Towers’ PPAF

Dark Towers Penstemon

Height: 18-36” Foliage: Dark purple Ubfm Spread: 1-2’ Flower: Pale pink Zone: 3 Bloom Time: May-June Pale pink flowers May-June above very attractive dark winered foliage. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Very tough, useful perennial.

PEROVSKIA - RUSSIAN SAGE Perovskia atriplicifolia

Russian Sage

Height: 3-4’ Foliage: Silver-gray Ug Spread: 3-4’ Flower: Lavender-blue Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-September A handsome, fine-textured sub-shrub. Aromatic, silvery-gray foliage and lavender-blue flowers on feathery spires makes this perennial a fine addition to any garden. Great for massing.

Perovskia atriplicifolia ‘Little Spire’

Little Spire Russian Sage

Height: 24-30” Foliage: Silver-gray Ug Flower: Lavender-blue Spread: 24-30” Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-September A wonderful, compact form of Perovskia atriplicifolia with the same feathery texture. Fragrant, silvery-gray foliage and lavender-blue flower spires are the perfect size for smaller yards and beds.

PHLOX - PHLOX Phlox ‘Minnie Pearl’

Minnie Pearl Phlox

Height: 12-18” Foliage: Dark green Ufgmc Spread: 18-24” Flower: White Zone: 4 Bloom Time: May-August A reliable, beautiful phlox selection with pure white, fragrant, early summer flowers. Somewhat compact, spreading habit and clean, dark green foliage.

Phlox paniculata ‘Blue Paradise’

Blue Paradise Phlox

Height: 24-36” Foliage: Dark green UPfgmc Spread: 12-24” Flower: Blue-violet Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-September The flowers open a deep blue with white centers. Attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. A wonderful plant to cool down a summer garden.

Phlox paniculata ‘David’

David Tall Phlox

Height: 3-4’ Foliage: Dark green UPfgmc Spread: 18-24” Flower: White Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-September Clump forming perennial with stiff, erect stems bearing large clusters of bright white flowers. Highly mildew resistant.

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Volcano Pink™ Phlox

Height: 18-24” Foliage: Dark green UPfgmc Spread: 12-24” Flower: Bright pink Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-September Bright pink, fragrant flower clusters open in mid-summer and bloom non-stop until fall. Vigorous upright habit and improved disease resistance. Excellent for cutting.

Phlox paniculata ‘Volcano Purple’

Volcano Purple™ Phlox

Height: 18-24” Foliage: Dark green UPfgmc Spread: 12-24” Flower: Purple Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-September Outstanding purple blooms from mid-summer to fall. Fragrant, showy flower clusters open in July atop sturdy, compact green stems. Vigorous upright habit and improved disease resistance.

Phlox paniculata ‘Volcano Red’

Volcano Red™ Phlox

Height: 18-24” Foliage: Dark green UPfgmc Flower: Red Spread: 12-24” Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-September Showy red flower clusters bloom from July through September. Vigorous upright habit and improved disease resistance. Excellent for cutting.

Phlox pilosa

Prairie Phlox

Height: 12-18” Foliage: Medium green, fine UPfmw Spread: 30-36” Flower: Fuchsia Zone: 4 Bloom Time: May-July Sprawling clumps of small, 3” long, fine-linear foliage is smothered with small clusters of fuchsia-pink flowers from mid-May through early July. Highly disease resistant. Needs well-drained soils.

PHYSOSTEGIA - OBEDIENT PLANT Physostegia virg. ‘Miss Manners’ PP12,637

Miss Manners Obedient Plant

Height: 18-24” Foliage: Dark green UPf Flower: White Spread: 12” Zone: 3 Bloom Time: June-September Gorgeous spikes of snapdragon-like, white flowers bloom from June through September. ‘Miss Manners’ is a non-invasive, clumping form of Obedient Plant that behaves well in almost any bed or border.

Physostegia virginiana ‘Vivid’

Vivid Obedient Plant

Height: 12-24” Foliage: Dark green UPf Spread: 24-30”+ Flower: Rose-lavender Zone: 4 Bloom Time: June-September Dense clumps of erect, unbranched stems clothed in narrow, lance-shaped, dark green leaves are adorned with striking, deep rosy-lavender panicles of snapdragon-like flowers from mid-summer through fall.

POLEMONIUM - JACOB’S LADDER Polemonium reptans ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Stairway to Heaven Jacob’s Ladder Height: 10-16” Foliage: Dark green with white UP Spread: 16-18” Flower: Violet-blue Zone: 3 Bloom Time: May-June Variegated perennial with mounded, dark green foliage and creamy white leaf margins. Cool spring temperatures may flush white variegations pink. Violet-blue, bell-shaped flowers appear in mid-to-late spring.

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POLYGONATUM - SOLOMON’S SEAL

RUELLIA - WILD PETUNIA

Polygonatum biflorum

Ruellia humilis

Polygonatum odoratum ‘Variegatum’

Variegated Solomon’s Seal

Height: 2’ Foliage: Dark green with whitePAgm Spread: 18-24” Flower: White Zone: 3 Bloom Time: May-June Graceful, red-arching stems clothed in dark green leaves edged in creamy-white. Fragrant, white, bell-shaped flowers dangle below the foliage in spring followed by waxy blue berries in summer. Adds elegance to any shade garden.

PULMONARIA - LUNGWORT Pulmonaria ‘Trevi Fountain’ PP13,047

Trevi Fountain Lungwort

Height: 1’ Foliage: Green and silver Pam Spread: 25” Flower: Cobalt-blue Zone: 4 Bloom Time: April-May Brightly silver-spotted, long leaves. Profuse clusters of large, cobalt-blue flowers April-May.

RATIBIDA - YELLOW CONEFLOWER Ratibida pinnata

Yellow Coneflower

Height: 3-4’ Foliage: Medium green sfw Spread: 18-24” Flower: Yellow Zone: 3 Bloom Time: July-August Clump-forming. Hairy, deeply cut, upright foliage. Brown cone with drooping, daisy-like, yellow flowers blooming July-August. Attracts butterflies.

RUDBECKIA - BLACK-EYED SUSAN Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Goldsturm’

Goldsturm Black-Eyed Susan

Height: 18” Foliage: Dark green Ubfc Flower: Golden-yellow Spread: 12” Zone: 3 Bloom Time: July-September An outstanding perennial which displays golden-yellow, daisy flowers from July through September.

Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Viette’s Little Suzy’ Viette’s Little Suzy Black-Eyed Susan Height: 15” Foliage: Dark green Ubfc Flower: Yellow-gold Spread: 15” Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-August Popular compact variety with showy golden-yellow flowers with black centers and dark green, glossy, basal leaves that form a “cup”. Excellent disease resistant foliage.

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Hairy Wild Petunia

Height: 1-2’ Foliage: Gray-green UPw Spread: 12-15” Flower: Lavender Zone: 4 Bloom Time: June-September Nestled among gray-green, hairy-leafed stems, lavender, 1-2 1/2” long, trumpet-like flowers bloom from late spring to early fall. Plants bloom profusely through the hottest summer months. This tough, small-scale, unusual native tolerates any soil except wet. Drought tolerant. Reseeds readily.

SALVIA - SALVIA Salvia nemerosa ‘Blue Hill’

Blue Hill Salvia

Height: 18-24” Foliage: Blue-green Ufg Flower: True blue Spread: 12-18” Zone: 4 Bloom Time: June-August This member of the mint family is known for its exceptionally long bloom period. Compact plant with heavy display of true blue flowers from summer through autumn. Cut back after flowering to get rebloom.

Salvia nemerosa ‘Cardonna’

Cardonna Salvia

Height: 24-30” Foliage: Blue-green Ufg Spread: 20-30” Flower: Deep violet-blue Zone: 4 Bloom Time: June-August Spikes of incredibly deep violet-blue flowers on intriguing dark purple stems above low clumps of aromatic, blue-green foliage. Cut back after flowering to get rebloom.

Salvia nemerosa ‘Haeumanarc’ PP13,322

Marcus™ Salvia

Height: 1’ Foliage: Blue-green Ufg Flower: Violet Spread: 18” Zone: 4 Bloom Time: June-August A dwarf, tight compact selection that is topped with wonderful violet flower spikes in early summer. Cut back after flowering to get rebloom.

Salvia nemerosa ‘Mainacht’

May Night Salvia

Height: 18-24” Foliage: Blue-green Ufg Spread: 24-36” Flower: Violet-blue Zone: 4 Bloom Time: June-August Produces a profusion of splendid violet-blue flower spikes above low clumps of aromatic, blue-green foliage from late June to early August. Cut back after flowering to get rebloom.

SEDUM - SEDUM Sedum spectible ‘Autumn Joy’

Autumn Joy Sedum

Height: 18-24” Foliage: Medium green Ufd Spread: 24” Flower: Pink to dark red Zone: 3 Bloom Time: August-September The finest of all upright sedums. Umbrella-like flowers of light pink darken to salmon then mature to a deep russet. Bronzered seed heads remain attractive through winter.

Sedum x ‘Purple Emperor’

Purple Emperor Sedum

Height: 15” Foliage: Deep purple Ufd Spread: 18” Flower: Purple-rose Zone: 3 Bloom Time: July-August Rich purple-rose flower clusters on open clumps. Succulent leaves and fleshy stems are deep purple in color.

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Giant Solomon’s Seal

Height: 1-3’ Foliage: Dark green, arching UPAgmw Spread: 1-2’ Flower: Greenish-white Zone: 3 Bloom Time: May-June In spring, small, greenish-white, bell-shaped flowers dangle from graceful arching stems followed by waxy, dark blue berries in summer. An attractive architectural accent to the woodland garden.


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SILPHIUM - ROSINWEED

Solidago ulmifolia

Silphium laciniatum

Compass Plant

Height: 3-10’ Foliage: Medium green Ufw Spread: 2-3’ Flower: Yellow Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-September These giants of the prairie send up massive, up to 10’ tall, flower stalks of large, bright yellow, sunflower-like flowers in summer. Large, 12-18”, deeply-cut, fleshy leaves orient themselves in a north-south direction giving this plant its common name.

Silphium terebinthinaceum

Prairie Dock

Height: 3-10’ Foliage: Medium green, coarse Ufw Spread: 3’ Flower: Yellow Zone: 3 Bloom Time: July-September A tall, coarse plant of large, up to 10” long, spade-shaped, basal foliage that resembles elephant ears. In late summer and autumn, yellow, daisy-like flowers bloom atop leafless, stout stems reaching a height of 3-10’. Extremely drought tolerant once established.

SISYRINCHIUM - BLUE-EYED GRASS Sisyrinchium angustifolium ‘Lucerne’

Lucerne BlueEyed Grass

Height: 6-10” Foliage: Blue-green, grassy UP Spread: 12” Flower: Lavender-blue Zone: 4 Bloom Time: May-June Charming, lavender-blue, star-shaped flowers with gold centers top lovely tufts of fine iris-like, semi-evergreen foliage from May until June.

SMILACINA - SOLOMON’S SEAL Smilacina racemosa

False Solomon’s Seal

Height: 36” Foliage: Deep green PAgw Flower: White, fragrant Spread: 24” Zone: 4 Bloom Time: May-July Tough, beautiful plant with scented, plume-like, white flower clusters. Fragrance is suprisingly rose-like. Showy, round, red fruits appear in late summer. Can form a dense groundcover in heavy shade.

SOLIDAGO - GOLDENROD Solidago flexicaulis

Zigzag Goldenrod

Height: 1-3’ Foliage: Dark green UPafcw Spread: 2’ Flower: Yellow Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-September An excellent plant to add late season color to a shady site. The bright yellow flowers are on stalks that have a zigzag manner.

Solidago rugosa ‘Fireworks’

Fireworks Goldenrod

Height: 3-5’ Foliage: Dark green Ufc Spread: 30” Flower: Golden-yellow Zone: 4 Bloom Time: September-October Floriferous, small, golden-yellow flowers held in tight panicles radiate outward and downward, reminiscent of fireworks. Forms tight clumps. Not invasive.

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Elm-leafed Goldenrod

Height: 2-4’ Foliage: Deep green UPafcw Spread: 24” Flower: Bright yellow Zone: 4 Bloom Time: July-October Graceful, arching stems are lined with small, bright yellow flowers from July through October. This native plant of dry woodlands and thickets brightens up a shady area in fall.

STACHYS - LAMB’S EAR Stachys monieri ‘Hummelo’

Hummelo Lamb’s Ear

Height: 20” Foliage: Glossy dark green U Spread: 20” Flower: Rose-lavender Zone: 4 Bloom Time: June-August Forms handsome, low, compact rosettes of glossy green, crinkle-textured foliage. In June, dense, bright rose-lavender flower spikes are held atop sturdy flower stalks, lasting at least 6 weeks.

THALICTRUM - MEADOW RUE Thalictrum dasycarpum

Tall Meadow Rue

Height: 4-6’ Foliage: Blue-green UPaw Flower: White Spread: 3-4’ Zone: 3 Bloom Time: June-July Native forb grown for its lacy, blue-green foliage and purple stems. Clusters of small, white flowers emerge in spring.

TRADESCANTIA - SPIDERWORT Tradescantia ohiensis

Spiderwort

Height: 2-3’ Foliage: Green Pw Flower: Bluish-lavender Spread: 18-30” Zone: 4 Bloom Time: Summer Delightful clusters of bluish-lavender flowers in summer above daylily-like foliage each opening for only one day. Found in welldrained woods and open areas. Must have excellent drainage.

TRICYRTIS - TOAD LILY Tricyrtis formosana ‘Samurai’

Samurai Toad Lily

Height: 15-18” Foliage: Dark green with gold Pf Spread: 12-15” Flower: Lavender-purple Zone: 5 Bloom Time: September-October Glossy dark green foliage sports an attractive, golden-yellow margin. Curiously spotted, orchid-like, lavender-purple flowers form in terminal clusters.

Tricyrtis hirta ‘Tojen’

Tojen Toad Lily

Height: 2-3’ Foliage: Dark green Pf Flower: Dark red Spread: 24-30” Zone: 5 Bloom Time: September-October Abundant, beautiful dark red flowers that resist fading. Reblooms in late summer. Introduced by Iowa State University.

VERNONIA - IRONWEED Vernonia fasciculata

Ironweed

Height: 4-6’ Foliage: Green Ufw Spread: 15-18” Flower: Red-purple Zone: 3 Bloom Time: July-September A towering perennial for wet prairies and swampy meadows. Bright reddish-purple flowers appear in dense, branched clusters atop ‘iron’ stiff stems in July-September. Tolerates flooding.

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VERONICASTRUM - CULVER’S ROOT Veronicastrum virginicum

Culver’s Root

Height: 3-6’ Foliage: Gray-green Ufw Spread: 1-2’ Flower: White Zone: 3 Bloom Time: August-September White, candelabra-like flowers bloom August-September. Graygreen, upright foliage adds visual texture. Found throughout Wisconsin in moist prairies, savannas and open woodland edges. Attracts butterflies.

VIOLA - VIOLET Viola labradorica

Purple Labrador Violet

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Height: 2-4” Foliage: Green with purple PA Spread: 6-8” Flower: Mauve-purple Zone: 3 Bloom Time: April-May This lovely woodland plant forms a low tuft of purple-tinged leaves with small, mauve-purple violets in spring and fall.

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Plants for Wildlife

Plants that Attract Birds ........................................................ Plants that Attract Hummingbirds ........................................ Plants that Attract Butterflies ...............................................

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Tough Plants for Problem Areas

Plants Tolerant of Partial Shade ............................................ Plants Tolerant of Heavy Shade ............................................ Plants Tolerant of Wet Soils .................................................. Plants Tolerant of Dry Soils ................................................... Plants Tolerant of Salt ........................................................... Plants Tolerant of Clay Soils .................................................. Plants Observed to Grow Under Black Walnut Trees ............ Plants Observed to be Succeptible to Black Walnut Toxicity ... Deer Resistant Plants ............................................................

88 89 90 91 92 94 95 95 96

Plants with Useful Features

Plants with Fragrance ........................................................... 98 Plants with Colorful Foliage .................................................. 99 Plants that Provide Winter Interest ...................................... 101 Trees with Distinctive Form .................................................. 103 Edible Plants ......................................................................... 104

Utility Plants

Plants for Hedging ................................................................ 106 Plants for Screening .............................................................. 107 Plants for Slopes, Banks, and Erosion Control ...................... 108

Fall Color ........................................................................... Plants for Rain Gardens ................................................... Plants by Size .................................................................... Native Plants of Wisconsin .............................................. Bloom Times .................................................................... Dig Times for Trees .......................................................... Dig Times for Evergreens ................................................ Hole Size Chart - Trees .................................................... Ball Sizes and Weights .....................................................

109 111 112 115 117 125 127 128 128

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Plants for Wildlife Plants that Attract Birds Trees: Acer spp.

Maple

Food - fair

Cover - good

Alnus rugosa

Speckled Alder

Food - fair

Cover - good

Amelanchier spp.

Serviceberry

Food - excellent

Cover - fair

Betula spp.

Yellow Birch

Food - good

Cover - fair

Carpinus caroliniana

Musclewood

Food - fair

Cover - fair

Celtis occidentalis

Hackberry

Food - excellent

Cover - fair

Pagoda Dogwood

Food - excellent

Cover - fair

Crataegus spp.

Hawthorn

Food - good

Cover - excellent

Magnolia

Food - good

Cover - fair

Malus spp.

Flowering Crabapple

Food - excellent

Cover - good

Ostrya virginiana

Ironwood

Food - good

Cover - fair

Populus tremuloides

Quaking Aspen

Food - good

Cover - fair

Prunus spp.

Amur Chokecherry

Food - excellent

Cover - fair

Cornus alternifolia Magnolia spp.

Quercus spp.

Oak

Food - good

Cover - fair

Sorbus spp.

Mountainash

Food - excellent

Cover - fair

Amelanchier spp.

Serviceberry

Food - excellent

Aronia spp.

Chokeberry

Food - good

Shrubs:

Berberis spp.

Barberry

Food - fair

Cornus amomum

Silky Dogwood

Food - excellent

Cover - good

Cornus racemosa

Gray Dogwood

Food - excellent

Cover - good

Cornus sericea

Redosier Dogwood

Food - good

Cover - good

Corylus americana

American Filbert

Food - good

Euonymus atropurpureus

Eastern Wahoo

Food - good

Hypericum kalmianum

St. John’s Wort

Food - fair

Ilex verticillata

Common Winterberry

Food - excellent

Lonicera spp.

Honeysuckle

Food - excellent

Myrica pensylvanica

Northern Bayberry

Food - good

Cover - fair Cover - good

Physocarpus spp.

Ninebark

Food - poor

Cover - excellent

Rhamnus alnifolia

Alder-leaf Buckthorn

Food - excellent

Cover - fair

Rhus spp.

Sumacs

Food - good

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Ribes spp.

Current/Gooseberry

Food - good

Cover - fair

Rosa rugosa

Rugosa Rose

Food - good

Cover - excellent

Sambucus spp.

Elderberry

Food - excellent

Cover - good

Symphoricarpos albus

Common Snowberry

Food - good

Viburnum cassinoides

Witherod Viburnum

Food - good

Cover - good

Viburnum dentatum

Arrowwood Viburnum Food - good

Cover - good

Viburnum lentago

Nannyberry

Food - fair

Cover - good

Viburnum prunifolium

Blackhaw Viburnum

Food - fair

Cover - excellent

Juniperus spp.

Junipers

Food - excellent

Cover - good

Picea spp.

Spruce

Food - good

Cover - excellent

Pinus spp.

Pine

Food - fair

Cover - good

Taxus spp.

Yews

Food - fair

Cover - fair

Thuja spp.

Arborvitae

Food - fair

Cover - good

Tsuga canadensis

Canadian Hemlock

Food - fair

Cover - good

Celastrus scandens

American Bittersweet

Food - good

Lonicera spp.

Honeysuckle

Food - good

Parthenocissus spp.

Parthenocissus

Food - good

Smilax herbacea

Carrion Vine

Food - fair

Echinacea spp.

Coneflower

Food - good

Schizachyrium scoparium

Little Bluestem

Food - good

Silphium spp.

Silphium

Food - excellent

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Plants that Attract Hummingbirds Vines:

Trees: Aesculus spp.

Horsechestnut/Buckeye

Clematis spp.

Clematis

Catalpa speciosa

Northern Catalpa

Lonicera spp.

Honeysuckle

Cercis canadensis

Redbud

Crataegus spp.

Hawthorn

Liriodendron tulipifera

Tuliptree

Malus spp.

Flowering Crabapple

Shrubs:

Perennials: Aquilegia spp.

Columbine

Asclepias spp.

Butterflyweed, Milkweed

Dicentra spp.

Bleeding Heart

Hemerocallis spp.

Daylily

Aesculus parviflora

Bottlebrush Buckeye

Heuchera spp.

Coralbells

Calycanthus floridus

Common Sweetshrub

Hosta spp.

Hosta

Ceanothus spp.

New Jersey Tea

Liatris spp.

Blazing Star

Cephalanthus occidentalis

Buttonbush

Lobelia spp.

Cardinal Flower, Lobelia

Clethra spp.

Summersweet

Lupinus spp.

Lupine

Rhododendron spp.

Rhododendron

Monarda spp.

Bee Balm

Syringa spp.

Lilac

Nepeta spp.

Catmint

Weigela spp.

Weigela

Penstemon spp.

Penstemon

Phlox spp.

Phlox

Physostegia spp.

Obedient Plant

Polygonatum spp.

Solomon’s Seal

Pulmonaria spp.

Lungwort

Salvia spp.

Salvia

Silphium spp.

Cup Plant

Vinca spp.

Periwinkle

Hummingbird

Thornless Cockspur Hawthorn Ft. McNair Red Horsechestnut

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Plants that Attract Butterflies Trees:

Perennials:

Cercis canadensis

Redbud

Achillea spp.

Yarrow

Crataegus spp.

Hawthorn

Aquilegia spp.

Columbine

Malus spp.

Flowering Crabapple

Aruncus dioicus

Goatsbeard

Asclepias spp.

Milkweed

Shrubs: Aesculus parviflora

Bottlebrush Buckeye

Ceanothus americanus

New Jersey Tea

Clethra alnifolia

Summersweet

Physocarpus opulifolius

Common Ninebark

Prunus spp.

Plums, Cherries

Rhododendron spp.

Rhododendron

Rhus spp.

Sumac

Spiraea spp.

Spirea

Syringa spp.

Lilac

Viburnum spp.

Viburnum

Weigela spp.

Weigela

Aster spp.

Aster

Baptisia spp.

False Indigo

Cimicifuga racemosa

Black Snakeroot

Coreopsis spp.

Coreopsis

Dalea purpureum

Purple Prairie Clover

Echinacea spp.

Coneflower

Eupatorium spp.

Joe-Pye Weed

Geum triflorum

Prairie Smoke

Hemerocallis spp.

Daylily

Heuchera spp.

Coralbells

Liatris spp.

Blazing Star

Lobelia spp.

Cardinal Flower

Yellow Swallowtail Butterfly

Lupinus spp.

Lupine

Monarda spp.

Bee Balm

Nepeta spp.

Hairstreak Butterfly

Catmint

Penstemon spp.

Penstemon

Phlox spp.

Phlox

Physostegia spp.

Obedient Plant

Rudbeckia spp.

Black-Eyed Susan

Salvia spp.

Salvia

Sedum spp.

Sedum

Silphium spp.

Silphium

Solidago spp.

Goldenrod

Vernonia fasciculata

Ironweed

Yucca spp.

Adam’s Needle

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Tough Plants for Problem Areas Plants Tolerant of Partial Shade Groundcovers:

Trees: Acer japonicum

Full Moon Maple

Amelanchier spp.

Serviceberry

Betula alleghaniensis

Yellow Birch

Carpinus caroliniana

Musclewood

Cercis canadensis

Redbud

Chionanthus virginicus White Fringetree

Ajuga

Bugleweed

Vines: Hydrangea an. petioleris Climbing Hydrangea Clematis

Clematis

Cladrastis lutea

Yellowwood

Perennials:

Cornus mas

Cornelian Cherry Dogwood

Alchemilla

Lady’s Mantle

Fagus grandifolia

American Beech

Anemone

Anemone

Magnolia spp.

Magnolia

Aquilegia

Columbine

Ostrya virginiana

Ironwood

Aruncus dioicus

Goatsbeard

Tilia americana

Basswood

Astilbe

Astilbe

Brunnera

Bugloss

Carex

Sedge

Chasmanthium

Northern Sea Oats Grass

Shrubs: Aesculus parviflora

Bottlebrush Buckeye

Chelone

Turtlehead

Aronia

Chokeberry

Cimicifuga

Snakeroot

Clethra

Summersweet

Hemerocallis

Daylily

Cornus racemosa

Gray Dogwood

Heuchera

Coralbells

Corylus cornuta

Beaked Filbert

Mertensia virginica

Virginia Bluebells

Deutzia

Deutzia

Polemonium

Jacob’s Ladder

Euonymus alatus

Burning Bush

Pulmonaria

Lungwort

Fothergilla

Fothergilla

Thalictrum spp.

Meadow Rue

Kerria japonica

Japanese Kerria

Viola spp.

Violet

Physocarpus

Ninebark

Rubus parv.

Thimbleberry

Viburnum spp.

Viburnum

Conifers: Picea abies

Norway Spruce

Pinus strobus

White Pine

Thuja occidentalis

Arborvitae

Thuja plicata

Giant Arborvitae

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Plants Tolerant of Heavy Shade Groundcovers:

Trees: Acer pseudo-sieboldiana

Korean Maple

Asarum canadense

Wild Ginger

Acer saccharum

Sugar Maple

Galium odoratum

Sweet Woodruff

Cornus alternifolia

Pagoda Dogwood

Pachysandra terminalis

Pachysandra

Vinca minor

Periwinkle

Shrubs: Perennials:

Calycanthus floridus

Common Sweetshrub

Hamamelis

Witchhazel

Aralia racemosa

Spikenard

Hydrangea arborescens

Smooth Hydrangea

Cimicifuga spp.

Snakeroot

Itea virginica

Itea, Sweetspire

Dicentra

Bleeding Heart

Rhododendron

Rhododendron

Ferns

Ferns

Ribes alpinum

Alpine Currant

Hosta spp.

Hosta

Sambucus spp.

Elderberry

Hystrix spp.

Bottlebrush Grass

Staphylea trifolia

Bladdernut

Ligularia spp.

Ligularia, Goldenray

Stephanandra

Stephanandra

Poa palustris

Native Bluegrass

Polygonatum spp.

Solomon’s Seal

Pulmonaria spp.

Lungwort

Solidago flexicaulis

Zigzag Goldenrod

Solidago ulmnifolia

Elm-leafed Goldenrod

Tricyrtis spp.

Toad Lily

Evergreens: Taxus spp.

Yew

Tsuga canadensis

Hemlock

Broadleafs: Buxus

Goatsbeard

Boxwood

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Plants Tolerant of Wet Soils Trees: Acer rubrum

Red Maple

Viburnum cassinoides

Witherod Viburnum

Acer x freemanii

Freeman Maple

Viburnum dentatum

Arrowwood Viburnum

Aesculus spp.

Horsechestnut/Buckeye

Viburnum lentago

Nannyberry Viburnum

Alnus spp.

Alder

Amelanchier (selected cultivars) Serviceberry

Conifers: Larix laricina

Tamarack

Pinus strobus

White Pine

Taxodium spp.

Baldcypress

Washington Hawthorn

Thuja occidentalis

American Arborvitae

Gleditsia triacanthos

Honeylocust

Perennials:

Gymnocladus

Coffeetree

Ginkgo biloba

Ginkgo

Quercus bicolor

Swamp White Oak

Quercus macrocarpa

Bur Oak

Quercus x schuettei

Swamp White x Bur Oak

Salix spp.

Willow

Tilia spp.

Linden

Ulmus spp.

Elm

Betula nigra

River Birch

Carpinus caroliniana

Musclewood

Celtis occidentalis

Hackberry

Crataegus phaenopyrum

Shrubs: Amelanchier stolonifera

Running Serviceberry

Aronia arbutifolia

Red Chokeberry

Aronia melanocarpa

Black Chokeberry

Betula glandulifera

Bog Birch

Calycanthus floridus

Carolina Allspice

Cephalanthus occidentalis

Buttonbush

Chionanthus virginicus

White Fringetree

Clethra alnifolia

Summersweet

Cornus amomum

Silky Dogwood

Cornus racemosa

Gray Dogwood

Cornus sericea

Redosier Dogwood

Hydrangea arb. ‘Annabelle’

Annabelle Hydrangea

Ilex verticillata

Winterberry

Lonicera oblongifolia

Swamp Fly Honeysuckle

Myrica pennsylvanica

Northern Bayberry

Physocarpus opulifolius

Common Ninebark

Potentilla fruticosa

Potentilla

Rosa rugosa

Rugosa Rose

Salix spp.

Willow

Sambucus canadensis

Elderberry

Spiraea alba

Meadowsweet

Symphoricarpos albus

Common Snowberry

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Acorus calamus

Sweet Flag

Andropogon gerardii

Big Bluestem

Arisaema triphyllum

Jack-in-the-Pulpit

Aruncus dioicus

Goatsbeard

Asclepias spp.

Milkweed, Butterflyweed

Aster (selected cultivars)

Aster

Athyrium filix-femina

Lady Fern

Chelone spp.

Turtlehead

Cimicifuga racemosa

Black Snakeroot

Dodecatheon media

Shooting Star

Eupatorium spp.

Joe-Pye Weed

Hemerocallis (some cultivars)

Daylily

Hibiscus cultivars

Hibiscus

Iris shrevi

Shreve’s Iris

Lobelia spp.

Cardinal Flower, Lobelia

Monarda spp.

Bee Balm

Osmunda cinnamomea

Cinnamon Fern

Panicum virgatum

Switch Grass

Physostegia virginiana

Obedient Plant

Poa palustris

Native Bluegrass

Polygonatum biflorum

Giant Solomon’s Seal

Sporobolus heterolepsis

Prairie Dropseed

Thalictrum dasycarpum

Purple Meadow Rue

Vernonia spp.

Ironweed

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Plants Tolerant of Dry Soils Trees: Acer platanoides

Norway Maple

Acer tataricum

Tatarian Maple

A. trunc. x A. plat. ‘Keithsform’

Norwegian Sunset Maple

Carya ovata

Shagbark Hickory

Yucca filamentosa

Catalpa speciosa

Northern Catalpa

Perennials:

Celtis occidentalis

Hackberry

Corylus colurna

Turkish Filbert

Crataegus spp.

Hawthorn

Ginkgo biloba

Ginkgo

Gleditsia triacanthos

Honeylocust

Gymnocladus dioica

Kentucky Coffeetree

Ostrya virginiana

Ironwood

Phellodendron spp.

Corktree

Pyrus calleryana

Callery Pear

Quercus bicolor

Swamp White Oak

Quercus macrocarpa

Bur Oak

Quercus rubra

Red Oak

Syringa reticulata

Japanese Tree Lilac

Tilia tomentosa

Silver Linden

Ulmus spp.

Elm

Shrubs: Berberis thunbergii

Japanese Barberry

Ceanothus americanus

New Jersey Tea

Cornus racemosa

Gray Dogwood

Corylus americana

American Filbert

Cotinus coggygria

Smoketree

Cotoneaster spp.

Cotoneaster

Diervilla lonicera

Dwarf Bushhoneysuckle

Forsythia spp.

Forsythia

Myrica pennsylvanica

Northern Bayberry

Physocarpus opulifolius

Common Ninebark

Potentilla spp.

Potentilla

Prunus x cistena

Purple Sand Cherry

Rhus spp.

Sumac

Ribes alpinum

Alpine Currant

Rosa rugosa

Rugosa Rose

Symphoricarpos albus

Common Snowberry

Conifers: Juniperus spp.

Junipers

Pinus mugo

Mugo Pine

Pinus nigra

Austrian Pine

Pinus sylvestris

Scots Pine

Broadleafs: Adam’s Needle, Yucca

Achillea spp.

Yarrow

Amsonia spp.

Amsonia

Andropogon gerardii

Big Bluestem

Asclepias tuberosa

Butterflyweed

Baptisia australis

False Indigo

Baptisia leucantha

Prairie Wild Indigo

Calamagrostis spp.

Feather Reed Grass

Coreopsis ‘Zagreb’

Zagreb Coreopsis

Dalea purpureum

Purple Prairie Clover

Geum triflorum

Prairie Smoke

Hemerocallis spp.

Daylily

Hystrix patula

Bottlebrush Grass

Liatris spp.

Blazing Star

Nepeta spp.

Catmint

Panicum virgatum

Switch Grass

Perovskia atriplicifolia

Russian Sage

Ruellia humilis

Hairy Wild Petunia

Salvia spp.

Salvia

Schizachyrium scoparium

Little Bluestem

Silphium laciniatum

Compass Plant

Silphium terebinthinaceum

Prairie Dock

Solidago rugosa ‘Fireworks’

Fireworks Goldenrod

Sorghastrum nutans

Indian Grass

Sporobolus heterolepsis

Prairie Dropseed Grass

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Trees:

Conifers:

Acer saccharum ssp. nigrum

Black Maple - A

Juniperus chinensis

Acer platanoides

Norway Maple - A,S

Juniperus horizontalis

Aesculus hippocastanum

Horsechestnut - A,S

Juniperus virginiana

Eastern Red Cedar - A

Aesculus octandra

Yellow Buckeye - A

Larix laricina

Tamarack - S

Amelanchier canadensis

Serviceberry - A

Picea pungens

Blue Spruce - A,S

Amelanchier x grandiflora

Apple Serviceberry - A

Pinus mugo

Mugo Pine - A,S

Betula nigra

River Birch - A

Pinus nigra

Austrian Pine - A,S

Carya cordiformis

Bitternut Hickory - A,S

Pinus parviflora

Japanese White Pine - A,S

Carya ovata

Shagbark Hickory - A

Thuja occidentalis

Eastern Arborvitae - A,S

Catalpa speciosa

Northern Catalpa - A,S

Celtis occidentalis

Hackberry - A,S

Crategus crus-galli var. inermis

Cockspur Hawthorn - A,S

Ginkgo biloba

Ginkgo - A,S

Gleditsia triacanthos

Honeylocust - A,S

Gymnocladus dioica

Kentucky Coffeetree - A,S

Juglans cinerea

Butternut - A

Juglans nigra

Black Walnut - A,S

Magnolia soulangiana

Saucer Magnolia - A

Malus x zumi calocarpa

Zumi Crabapple - A

Ostrya virginiana

Ironwood - A

Prunus maackii

Amur Chokecherry - A

Prunus virginiana

Chokecherry - A,S

Pyrus calleryana

Callery Pear - A

Quercus alba

White Oak - A

Quercus bicolor

Swamp White Oak - A,S

Quercus ellipsoidalis

Hills Oak - A,S

Quercus macrocarpa

Bur Oak - A,S

Syringa reticulata

Japanese Tree Lilac - A,S

Taxodium distichum

Bald Cypress - A,S

Ulmus spp.

Elm - A,S

Smooth Sumac

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Chinese Juniper - A,S

Creeping Juniper - A,S

Shrubs: Alnus rugosa

Speckled Alder - A

Aronia arbutifolia

Red Chokeberry - A

Aronia melanocarpa

Black Chokeberry - A

Berberis thunbergii

Japanese Barberry - A

Clethra alnifolia

Summersweet Clethra - A

Cotoneaster spp.

Cotoneaster - A,S

Forsythia spp.

Forsythia - A,S

Hamamelis vernalis

Vernal Witchhazel - A

Hamamelis virginiana

Common Witchhazel - A

Hydrangea spp.

Hydrangea - A

Hypericum spp.

St. John’s Wort - A

Ilex verticillata

Winterberry - A

Myrica pennsylvanica

Northern Bayberry - A,S

Perovskia atriplicifolia

Russian Sage - A

Potentilla fruticosa

Potentilla - A

Prunus x cistena

Purpleleaf Sand Cherry - A

Rhus aromatica

Fragrant Sumac - A,S

Rhus glabra

Smooth Sumac - A,S

Rhus typhina

Staghorn Sumac - A,S

Blackhaw Viburnum

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A = Aerial Salt | S = Soil Salt

Ribes alpinum

Alpine Currant - A,S

Rosa rugosa

Rugosa Rose - A,S

Sambucus canadensis

Elderberry - A

Spiraea spp. (most)

Spirea - A

Symphoricarpos albus

Common Snowberry - A

Syringa meyeri ‘Palibin’

Meyer Lilac - A,S

Syringa patula ‘Miss Kim’

Miss Kim Lilac - A,S

Viburnum dentatum

Arrowwood Viburnum - A

Viburnum lentago

Nannyberry Viburnum - A

Viburnum prunifolium

Blackhaw Viburnum - A,S

Groundcovers: Waldsteinia ternata

Honorine Jobert Anemone

Autumn Joy Sedum Barren Strawberry- A,S

Perennials: Achillea spp.

Yarrow - A,S

Anemone spp.

Anemone - A,S

Aster spp.

Aster - A,S

Bergenia cordifolia

Bergenia - A,S

Calamintha nepeta

Nepeta, Catmint - A,S

Calamagrostis x ac. ‘Stricta’

Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass - A,S

Dianthus spp.

Dianthus - A,S

Geum spp.

Prairie Smoke - A,S

Hemerocallis ‘Stella d’Oro’

Stella d’Oro Daylily - A,S

Heuchera ‘Palace Purple’

Palace Purple Coralbells - A,S

Hosta spp.

Hosta - A,S

Panicum virgatum

Switchgrass - A,S

Phlox subulata

Creeping Phlox - A,S

Schizachyrium scoparium

Little Bluestem - A,S

Sedum ‘Autumn Joy’

Autumn Joy Sedum - A,S

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Plants Tolerant of Clay Soils Trees: Acer miyabei ‘Morton’ Acer platanoides Acer tataricum Acer x freemanii Carpinus caroliniana Celtis occidentalis Cornus mas Crataegus spp. Ginkgo biloba Gleditsia triacanthos Gymnocladus dioica Malus spp. Phellodendron spp. Populus tremuloides Ptelea trifoliata Pyrus calleryana Quercus bicolor Quercus macrocarpa Quercus muehlenbergii Quercus robur Quercus x schuettei Salix spp. Ulmus spp.

Conifers: State Street™ Maple Norway Maple Tataricum Maple Freeman Maple Musclewood Common Hackberry Corneliancherry Dogwood Hawthorn Ginkgo Honeylocust Kentucky Coffeetree Crabapple Corktree Quaking Aspen Hoptree, Waferash Callery Pear Swamp White Oak Bur Oak Chinkapin Oak English Oak Swamp White x Bur Oak Willow Elm

Shrubs: Aronia melanocarpa Berberis spp. Cephalanthus occidentalis Cornus racemosa Cornus sericea Deutzia gracilis ‘Nikko’ Diervilla lonicera Euonymus alatus Forsythia spp. Hydrangea arborescens Hydrangea paniculata Hypericum spp. Physocarpus opulifolius Potentilla fruticosa Rhus spp. Salix spp. Sambucus spp. Spiraea spp. Staphylea triflora Stephanandra incisa ‘Crispa’ Viburnum dentatum

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Black Chokeberry Barberry Buttonbush Gray Dogwood Redosier Dogwood Nikko Slender Deutzia Dwarf Bushhoneysuckle Burning Bush Forsythia Smooth Hydrangea Panicle Hydrangea St. John’s Wort Common Ninebark Potentilla Sumac Willow Elderberry Spirea American Bladdernut Cutleaf Stephanandra Arrowwood Viburnum

Juniperus chinensis Juniperus sabina Juniperus virginiana Picea abies Picea glauca Picea glauca var. densata Pinus nigra Pinus sylvestris Taxodium distichum Thuja occidentalis

Chinese Juniper Savin Juniper Eastern Redcedar Norway Spruce White Spruce Black Hills Spruce Austrian Pine Scots Pine Baldcypress Arborvitae

Broadleafs: Buxus spp.

Boxwood

Perennials: Alchemilla spp. Allium cernuum Andropogon gerardii Aruncus dioicus Baptisia australis Bergenia spp. Calamagrostis spp. Dalea purpureum Echinacea pallida Eupatorium maculatum Geranium spp. Hemerocallis spp. Hosta spp. Liatris spp. Monarda fistulosa Panicum virgatum Penstemon digitalis Physostegia virginiana Silphium laciniatum Silphium terebinthinaceum Sorghastrum nutans Vernonia fasiculata Yucca filamentosa

Lady’s Mantle Nodding Pink Onion Big Bluestem Goatsbeard False Blue Indigo Bergenia Feather Reed Grass Purple Prairie Clover Pale Purple Coneflower Joe-Pye Weed Geranium Daylily Hosta Blazing Star Bergamot Switchgrass Huskers Red Penstemon Obedient Plant Compass Plant Prairie Dock Indiangrass Ironweed Adam’s Needle, Yucca

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Plants Observed to Grow Under Black Walnut Trees Trees: Acer spp. Carya ovata Catalpa speciosa Cercis canadensis Cornus alternifolia Crataegus spp. Gleditsia triacanthos Quercus spp. Salix spp. Ulmus spp.

Groundcovers: Most Maples Shagbark Hickory Northern Catalpa Eastern Redbud Pagoda Dogwood Hawthorn Honeylocust Oak Willow Elm

Shrubs: Daphne Euonymus Forsythia Hamamelis Lonicera Rhus Salix Viburnum

Daphne Euonymus Forsythia Witchhazel Most Honeysuckles Sumac Willow Most Viburnums

Evergreens: Juniperus Thuja Tsuga canadensis

Juniper, Red Cedar Arborvitae Canadian Hemlock

Asarum canadense Galium odoratum Pachysandra terminalis

Wild Ginger Sweet Woodruff Pachysandra

Vines: Clematis spp. Parthenocissus tricuspidata

Clematis Boston Ivy

Perennials: Arisaema triphyllum Aster spp. Astilbe spp. Campanula spp. Ferns Grasses Hemerocallis spp. Heuchera spp. Hosta spp. Iris siberica Leucanthemum spp. Mertensia virginica Monarda spp. Phlox spp. Polygonatum spp. Pulmonaria spp. Rudbeckia spp. Sedum spp. Solidago spp. Tradescantia spp.

Jack-in-the-Pulpit Aster Astilbe Bellflower Ferns Most Grasses Daylily Coralbells Many Hostas Siberian Iris Shasta Daisy Virginia Bluebells Bee Balm Phlox Solomon’s Seal Lungwort Rudbeckia Stonecrop, Sedum Goldenrod Spiderwort

Plants Observed to be Succeptable to Black Walnut Toxicity Trees: Betula spp. Malus spp. Tilia spp.

Birch Apple, Crabapple Basswood, Linden

Shrubs: Aronia arbutifolia Cotoneaster spp. Hydrangea spp. Syringa spp. Potentilla spp.

Red Chokeberry Cotoneaster Hydrangea Lilac Potentilla

Rhododendron Rosa spp.

Azalea, Rhododendron Rose

Evergreens: Pinus strobus Picea abies Pinus sylvestris Pinus mugo Taxus spp.

White Pine Norway Spruce Scots Pine Mugo Pine Yew


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Deer Resistant Plants Use the following list to find suggestions for plants that seem to be less palatable to deer. These plants have been observed to be less likely damaged by deer, but none of them are immune to deer browsing. Under the right circumstances, deer will eat almost any plant.

Conifers:

Trees: Amelanchier x grandiflora

Apple Serviceberrry

Abies concolor

Concolor Fir, White Fir

Betula nigra

River Birch

Juniperus spp.

Juniper

Betula papyrifera

Paper Birch

Larix spp.

Larch, Tamarack

Carpinus caroliniana

Musclewood

Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Dawn Redwood

Catalpa speciosa

Northern Catalpa

Picea abies

Norway Spruce

Fagus spp.

Beech

Picea glauca

White Spruce

Ginkgo biloba

Ginkgo

Picea pungens f. glauca

Colorado Blue Spruce

Gleditsia triacanthos

Honeylocust

Pinus mugo

Mugo Pine

Gymnocladus dioica

Kentucky Coffeetree

Pinus nigra

Austrian Pine

Liriodendron tulipifera

Tuliptree

Pinus resinosa

Red Pine

Ostrya virginiana

Ironwood

Taxodium distichum

Baldcypress

Quercus bicolor

Swamp White Oak

Thuja plicata

Giant Arborvitae

Quercus macrocarpa

Bur Oak

Syringa reticulata

Japanese Tree Lilac

Broadleafs:

Buxus spp. Note: The above mentioned trees may not taste good to deer, but bucks will rub their antlers on all young, smooth tree trunks, Groundcovers: causing severe damage and even death to immature trees through girdling. Asarum canadense

Canada Wild Ginger

Shrubs:

Epimedium rubrum

Bishop’s Hat

Galium odoratum

Sweet Woodruff

Pachysandra terminalis

Pachysandra

Sedum kamschaticum

Yellow Stonecrop Periwinkle

Berberis thunbergii

Japanese Barberry

Clethra alnifolia

Summersweet Clethra

Calycanthus floridus

Carolina Allspice

Chionanthus virginicus

White Fringetree

Vinca minor

Corylus americana

American Filbert

Vines:

Cotinus coggygria

Smokebush

Daphne x burk. ‘Carol Mackie’

Carol Mackie Daphne

Forsythia spp.

Forsythia

Ilex verticillata

Winterberry

Kerria japonica

Japanese Kerria

Myrica pennsylvanica

Northern Bayberry

Potentilla spp.

Potentilla

Rosa rugosa

Rugosa Rose

Spiraea

Spirea

Symphocarpos albus

Common Snowberry

Symphocarpos orbiculatus

Indiancurrant Coralberry

Syringa vulgaris

Common Lilac

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Celastrus scandens

Boxwood

American Bittersweet

Ironwood

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Perennials: Yarrow

Panicum virgatum

Switch Grass

Lady’s Mantle

Perovskia atriplicifolia

Russian Sage

Allium spp.

Ornamental Onion

Physostegia virginiana

Obedient Plant

Amsonia tabernaemontana

Willowleaf Amsonia

Poa palustris

Native Bluegrass

Andropogon gerardii

Big Bluestem

Pulmonaria spp.

Lungwort

Anemone spp.

Anemone

Rudbeckia fulgida

Black-Eyed Susan

Aquilegia spp.

Columbine

Salvia x superba

Perennial Salvia

Arisaema triphyllum

Jack-in-the-Pulpit

Schizachyrium scoparium

Little Bluestem

Asclepias tuberosa

Butterflyweed

Solidago spp.

Goldenrod

Astilbe spp.

Astilbe

Sorghastrum nutans

Indian Grass

Baptisia spp.

False Indigo

Sporobolus heterolepsis

Prairie Dropseed Grass

Bergenia cordifolia

Bergenia

Brunnera macrophylla

Siberian Bugloss

Calamagrostis spp.

Feather Reed Grass

Carex spp.

Sedge

Chasmanthium latifolium

Northern Sea Oats

Cimicifuga racemosa

Black Snakeroot

Coreopsis spp.

Coreopsis

Dianthus spp.

Dianthus

Dicentra spp.

Bleeding Heart

Dryopteris marginalis

Leatherwood Fern

Echinacea purpurea

Purple Coneflower

Geum triflorum

Prairie Smoke

Heuchera spp.

Coralbells

Hystrix patula

Bottlebrush Grass

Iris spp.

Iris

Ligularia spp.

Ligularia

Achillea spp.

Alchemilla mollis

Lupinus spp.

Lupine

Matteuccia struthiopteris

Ostrich Fern

Mertensia virginica

Virgina Bluebells

Miscanthus spp.

Maiden Grass

Monarda

Bee Balm

Mountbatten Juniper

American Filbert

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Plants with Useful Features Plants with Fragrance Trees: Catalpa speciosa

Perennials: Northern Catalpa

Asclepias

Butterflyweed, Milkweed

Chionanthus virginicus White Fringetree

Buddleia spp.

Butterfly Bush

Cladrastis kentukea

American Yellowwood

Calamintha nepeta

Calamint Savory (foliage)

Cornus alternifolia

Pagoda Dogwood

Nepeta spp.

Catmint (foliage)

Magnolia spp.

Magnolia

Dianthus

Dianthus

Malus spp.

Crabapple

Geranium spp.

Geranium (foliage)

Syringa reticulata

Japanese Tree Lilac

Hemerocallis ‘Hyperion’ Hyperion Daylily

Tilia spp.

Basswood, Linden

Hosta spp.

Hosta (selected varieties)

Lilium ‘Stargazer’

Stargazer Lily

Monarda spp.

Bee Balm (foliage)

Shrubs: Calycanthus floridus

Carolina Allspice

Clethra spp.

Perovskia spp.

Russian Sage (foliage)

Summersweet Clethra

Daphne spp.

Daphne

Phlox paniculata

Phlox

Deutzia spp.

Deutzia

Salvia spp.

Salvia (foliage)

Hamamelis spp.

Witchhazel

Itea spp.

Itea, Sweetspire

Rhus aromatica

Fragrant Sumac

Rosa spp.

Rose

Syringa spp.

Lilac

Viburnum carlesii

Koreanspice Viburnum

Sporobolus heterolepsis Prairie Dropseed Grass Thymus

Thyme (foliage)

Conifers: Juniperus spp.

Juniper (foliage)

Thuja occidentalis

Arborvitae (foliage)

Broadleafs: Buxus spp.

Boxwood

Groundcovers: Galium odoratum

Sweet Woodruff

Vines: Clematis paniculata

Sweet Autumn

Clematis

Hydrangea an. petiolaris Hydrangea Vine Clematis virginiana

Virgins Bower

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Plants with Colorful Foliage Variegated

Silver

Gray

Yellow

Red

Common Name

Blue

Botanical Name

Bronze

New = New Growth

Orange

S = Spring

Maroon

Tint = Tinted Burgundy

X = All Season

Trees: Acer palmatum ‘Bloodgood’

Bloodgood Japanese Maple

Acer palmatum ‘Emperor 1’

Emperor 1 Japanese Maple

A. plat. ‘Crimson King’

Crimson King Maple

X

Acer platanoides 'Royal Red'

Royal Red Maple

X

Malus 'Prairifire'

Prairifire Crabapple

S

Malus 'Purple Prince'

Purple Prince Crabapple

S

Malus ‘Royal Raindrops’

Royal Raindrops Crabapple

X

Malus sargentii 'Candymint'

Candymint Crabapple

Tilia tomentosa 'Sterling'

Silver Linden

X X

X

Tint X

Shrubs: Berb. thun. 'Crimson Pygmy'

Crimson Pygmy Barberry

Berberis thunbergii 'Gentry'

Royal Burgundy Barberry

X

Berberis thun. ‘J.N. Redleaf’

Ruby JewelTM Barberry

X

Berberis thun. 'Rose Glow'

Rose Glow Barberry

X

Cornus alba 'Bailhalo'

Ivory Halo Dogwood

X X X X

Cotinus cog. 'Royal Purple'

Royal Purple Smokebush

Daph. x bur. 'Carol Maackie'

Carol Maackie Daphne

Physocarpus op.‘CenterGlow’

Center Glow Ninebark

X

Physocarpus 'Summer Wine'

Summer Wine Ninebark

X

Prunus x cistena

Purpleleaf Sand Cherry

Rhus typhina 'Bailtiger' PPAF

Tiger Eyes Sumac

Salix integra 'Hakura Nishiki'

Dappled Willow

Spiraea japonica 'Goldflame'

Goldflame Spirea

Spiraea jap. 'Goldmound'

Goldmound Spirea

Spiraea jap. 'Magic Carpet'

Magic Carpet Spirea

Viburnum dent. ‘J.N. Select’

Red Feather® Arrowwood Viburnum

X

S X New

X X X S

S

S X

Tips

S

New

Weigela florida 'Alexandra'

Wine & Roses Weigela

X

Weigela florida 'Dark Horse'

Dark Horse Weigela

X

Weigela florida 'Minuet'

Minuet Weigela

Tint

Conifers: Abies concolor

White Fir

Juniperus chinensis 'Sea of Gold'

Sea of Gold Juniper

Juniperus chinensis 'Iowa'

Iowa Juniper

Juniperus chi. 'Mountbatten'

Mountbatten Juniper

Juniperus hor. 'Blue Chip'

Blue Chip Juniper

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Blue Forest Juniper

Juniperus squa. 'Blue Star'

Blue Star Juniper

X

Juniperus virg. 'Blue Arrow'

Blue Arrow Juniper

X

Juniperus virginiana 'Glauca'

Silver Juniper

X

Juniperus virginiana 'Hillii'

Hill Dundee Juniper

X Tint

Juniper x ‘J.N. Select Blue’

Star Power

Serbian Spruce

Picea pungens f. glauca

Blue Colorado Spruce

Pinus flex. 'Vanderwolfs Pyramid’

Vanderwolf’s Pyramidal Pine

Tint

Pinus sylvestris

Scots Pine

Tint

Thuja occidentalis 'Sunkist'

Sunkist Arborvitae

Juniper

X

Tint

Picea omorika

TM

Variegated

Juniperus sab. 'Blue Forest'

Silver

X

Gray

Blue Rug Juniper

Yellow

Blue

Juniperus hor. 'Wiltoni'

Red

Common Name

Botanical Name

Bronze

New = New Growth

Orange

S = Spring

Maroon

Tint = Tinted Burgundy

X = All Season

Tint X

X

X

Broadleafs: Euon. fort. 'Emerald Gaiety'

Emerald Gaiety Wintercreeper

X

Euon. fort. 'Moonshadow'

Moonshadow Wintercreeper

X

Perennials: Amorpha canescens

Leadplant

Athyrium nipponicum 'Pictum'

Japanese Painted Fern

Brunnera macro. 'Jack Frost'

Jack Frost Siberian Bugloss

Carex glauca 'Blue Zinger'

Blue Zinger Sedge

Carex oshimensis 'Evergold'

Evergold Japanese Sedge

Dianthus grat. 'Firewitch'

Firewitch Dianthus

Heuchera m. 'Palace Purple'

Palace Purple Coralbells

Hosta species

Hostas

Miscanthus sin. 'Variegatus'

Variegated Maiden Grass

Nepeta species

Catmint

Panicum viratum 'Heavy Metal'

Heavy Metal Grass

Panicum virgatum 'Shenandoah'

Shenandoah Switch Grass

Perovskia atriplicifolia

Russian Sage

Polygonatum o. 'Variegatum'

Variegated Solomon's Seal

Pulmonaria long. 'cultivars'

Lungwort

Sedum x 'Purple Emperor'

Purple Emperor Sedum

Tricyrtis form. 'Samurai'

Samurai Toad Lily

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X

X

X X

X X

X

X

X

X X X

X Tint X Tint X

X X X

X

X X

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Plants that Provide Winter Interest Interesting Bark Trees: Acer triflorum

Three-flower Maple

Honey-brown, exfoliating

Acer x freemanii

Freeman Maple

Smooth, silver bark

Acer rubrum

Red Maple

Smooth, silver bark

Alnus rugosa

Speckled Alder

Polished brown

Amelanchier spp.

Serviceberry

Smooth, silver bark with vertical striations

Betula alleghaniensis

Yellow Birch

Glossy amber, exfoliating

Betula nigra

River Birch

Creamy cinnamon, exfoliating

Betula papyrifera

Paper Birch

White, exfoliating

Betula populifolia ‘Whitespire’

Whitespire Birch

Smooth, white bark

Carpinus caroliniana

Musclewood

Smooth, gray, muscle-like

Carya ovata

Shagbark Hickory

Shaggy in long strips

Celtis occidentalis

Hackberry

Corky and pebbly texture

Cercis canadensis

Eastern Redbud

Reddish, flaky bark on older wood

Cladrastis kentukea

American Yellowwood

Smooth, silver bark

Cornus alternifolia

Pagoda Dogwood

Young stems shiny brown to purple

Cornus mas

Corneliancherry

Old bark is patchwork browns and tans

Corylus colurna

Turkish Filbert

Gray, exfoliating in fine vertical strips

Crataegus viridis ‘Winter King’

Winter King Hawthorn

New bark silvery, old bark patchy orange, tan, cinnamon

Fagus spp.

Beech

Smooth, silver bark

Gleditsia tria. var. inermis

Thornless Honeylocust

Young stems shiny red to greenish brown,trunk plated

Gymnocladus dioica

Kentucky Coffeetree

Plated and furrowed

Magnolia spp.

Magnolia

Smooth, silver bark

Ostrya virginiana

Ironwood

Gray-brown exfoliating in fine strips

Phellodendron amurense

Amur Corktree

Gray, corky

Populus tremuloides

Quaking Aspen

Very light gray, smooth

Prunus maackia

Amur Chokecherry

Glossy amber-orange bark

Prunus pennsylvanica

Pin Cherry

Young stems shiny, reddish

Prunus serotina

Black Cherry

Gray-black, scaly, young stems shiny

Prunus virginiana

Chokecherry

Young stems shiny, turning scaly with age

Quercus bicolor

Swamp White Oak

Scaly branches

Quercus macrocarpa

Bur Oak

Deeply furrowed and corky

Syringa reticulata

Japanese Tree Lilac

Glossy brown bark

Cornus alba (cultivars)

Tatarian Dogwood

Younger stems are red

Cornus amomum

Silky Dogwood

Younger stems are purple

Cornus racemosa ‘Red Stem’

Irish Setter™ Dogwood

Younger stems are red

Cornus sericea (cultivars)

Redtwig Dogwood

Younger stems are red

Euonymus alatus

Burning Bush

Corky wings line the branches

Kerria japonica

Japanese Kerria

Younger stems are apple green

Physocarpus opulifolius

Common Ninebark

Exfoliating brown and cinnamon

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Conifers: Juniperus virginiana

Eastern Redcedar

Reddish brown peeling in thin vert. strips

Pinus bungeana

Lacebark Pine

Patchwork of cinnamon, green, white, gray

Pinus sylvestris

Scots Pine

Exfoliating orange

Taxodium distichum

Baldcypress

Reddish brown peeling in thin vert. strips

Catalpa speciosa

Northern Catalpa

Long pods

Crataegus species

Hawthorn

Red or orange-red fruits

Gymnocladus dioica

Kentucky Coffeetree

Brown pods (female only)

Malus (some varieties)

Crabapple

Yellow, red or purple fruits

Fruit Trees:

Shrubs: Aronia melanocarpa

Black Chokeberry

Black berries

Berberis thunbergii

Japanese Barberry

Clusters of small red berries

Cephalanthus occidentalis

Buttonbush

Orange globular seed heads

Corylus americana

American Filbert

Nut

Cotoneaster apiculatus

Cranberry Cotoneaster

Cranberry red berries

Ilex verticillata

Winterberry

Red berries

Rosa (some species)

Rose

Rose hips

Symphoricarpos alba

Common Snowberry

White berries

Symphoricarpos orbiculatus

Indiancurrant Coral.

Purplish-red berries

Conifers: Juniperus (some species & cvs.) Junipers

Silver-blue berries

Taxus (some species & cvs.)

Red berries

Yew

Flowers (dried)

Bur Oak

Shrubs: Hydrangea spp.

Hydrangeas

Perennials: Allium thunbergii ‘Ozawa’

Ozawa Ornamental Onion

Calamagrostis acutifolia cvs.

Feather Reed Grass

Calamagrostis brachytricha

Fall Blooming Feather Reed Grass

Chasmanthium latifolium

Northern Sea Oats Grass

Miscanthus sinensis cvs.

Maiden Grass

Panicum virgatum cvs.

Switch Grass

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Trees with Distinctive Form Weeping: Malus ‘Louisa’

Louisa Crabapple

Malus ‘Red Jade’

Red Jade Crabapple

Louisa Crabapple

Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Filifera’ Threadleaf Falsecypress Picea abies ‘Pendula’

Weeping Norway Spruce

Pinus strobus ‘Pendula’

Weeping White Pine

Columnar / Fastigiate: Malus ‘Red Baron’

Red Baron Crabapple

Quercus robur ‘Crimson Spire’

Crimson Spire Eng. Oak

Juniperus chinensis (cultivars)

Chinese Juniper

Juniperus virginiana (cultivars) Eastern Redcedar Pinus cembra

Swiss Stone Pine

Taxus x media ‘Hicksii’

Hicks Yew

Thuja occidentalis (cultivars)

Arborvitae

Clump (trees): Amelanchier spp.

Serviceberry

Betula spp.

Birch

Carpinus caroliniana

Musclewood

Cercis canadensis

Eastern Redbud

Chionanthus virginicus

White Fringetree

Cornus alternifolia

Pagoda Dogwood

Crataegus spp.

Hawthorn

Magnolia spp.

Magnolia

Malus spp.

Crabapple

Populus tremuloides

Quaking Aspen

Prunus maackii

Amur Chokecherry

Pyrus (some cultivars)

Pear

Syringa reticulata (cultivars)

Japanese Tree Lilac

Pagoda Dogwood

Swiss Stone Pine


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Edible Plants Trees: Acer saccharum

Sugar Maple

Sap (used for syrup)

Amelanchier spp.

Serviceberry

Berries (fresh, jams/jellies, pies)

Amur maackia

Chokecherry

Berries (jams, pies, wines)

Carya spp.

Hickory

Nuts (fresh)

Celtis occidentalis

Hackberry

Berries (fresh or dried)

Cercis canadensis

Redbud

Flower buds (on salads), pods (cooked)

Cornus alternifolia

Pagoda Dogwood

Berries (jellies, juice)

Cornus mas

Cornelian Cherry Dogwood

Berries (fresh-sour)

Corylus colurna

Turkish Filbert

Nuts (fresh)

Crataegus spp.

Hawthorn

Berries (fresh)

Ginkgo biloba

Ginkgo

Inner seed (fresh)

Gleditsia triacanthos

Honeylocust

Pods (fresh or cooked)

Juglans nigra

Black Walnut

Nuts (fresh)

Malus spp.

Apple

Fruit (fresh, pies, juice)

Malus spp.

Crabapple

Fruit (fresh-sour)

Prunus pennsylvanica

Pin Cherry

Berries (fresh, jams/jellies)

Prunus serotina

Black Cherry

Berries (fresh-bitter, juice, jams/jellies, liquor, wine)

Sorbus spp.

Mountain Ash

Berries (jelly)

Tilia spp.

Linden

Flowers (raw or tea)

Amelanchier spp.

Serviceberry

Berries (fresh, jams/jellies, pies)

Aronia melanocarpa

Black Chokeberry

Berries (cooked, jams/jellies, juice)

Berberis spp.

Barberry

Fruit (fresh-tart, jams/jellies, juice)

Shrubs:

Ceanothus americanus

New Jersey Tea

Leaves (teas)

Chaenomeles spp.

Flowering Quince

Fruit (fresh)

Cornus sericea

Redosier Dogwood

Fruit (fresh-bitter)

Corylus spp.

Filbert

Nuts (fresh)

Lonicera spp.

Honeysuckle

Edible nectar

Prunus x cistena

Purple Leaf Sandcherry

Fruit (fresh)

Rhus typhina

Staghorn Sumac

Berries (tea)

Rosa rugosa spp.

Rugosa Rose

Rose hips (fresh), flowers (tea)

Sambucus spp.

Elderberry

Berries (must be cooked, jams, juice, pies)

Syringa spp.

Lilac

Flowers

Viburnum cassinoides

Witherod Viburnum

Fruit (fresh, jams/jellies)

Viburnum lentago

Nannyberry

Fruit (fresh, jams/jellies)

Viburnum prunifolium

Blackhaw Viburnum

Berries (fresh, jams/jellies)

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Evergreens: Juniperus spp.

Juniper

Berries (cooked, dried, seasoning, liquor)

Picea spp.

Spruce

Needles (can be used to make tea)

Allium spp.

Ornamental Onions

Entire plant

Arisaema triphyllum

Jack-in-the-Pulpit

Bulb like roots (must be cooked)

Asarum canadense

Canada Wild Ginger

Roots (seasoning)

Dianthus spp.

Dianthus

Flower (fresh, salads)

Echinacea spp.

Purple Coneflower

Flower petals (fresh, salads)

Galium odoratum

Sweet Woodruff

Flower (fresh, salads)

Hemerocallis (varieties)

Daylilies

Flowers (fresh, salads)

Monarda spp.

Bee Balm

Flower (fresh, salads), leaves (tea)

Solidago spp.

Goldenrod

Leaves (tea)

Viola spp.

Violets

Flowers (fresh, salads)

Yucca filamentosa

Yucca

Flower petals (fresh, salads)

Perennials:

Sugar Maple

Juniper

Ornamental Onion


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Utility Plants Plants for Hedging Trees: Carpinus caroliniana

Musclewood

Crataegus crus-galli

Cockspur Hawthorn

Crataegus phaenopyrum

Washington Hawthorn

Malus spp.

Multi-stem (shrub form) crabapples

Tilia cordata

Littleleaf Linden

Shrubs: Berberis thunbergii

Japanese Barberry

Cornus mas

Corneliancherry Dogwood

Cornus alba

Tatarian Dogwood

Cornus sericea

Redtwig Dogwood

Cotoneaster lucidus

Hedge Cotoneaster

Euonymus alatus

Standard Burning Bush

Forsythia

Forsythia

Physocarpus opulifolius

Common Ninebark

Ribes alpinum

Alpine Currant

Rosa rugosa

Rugosa Rose

Salix purpurea

Blue Leaf Willow

Stephanandra incisa ‘Crispa’

Cutleaf Stephanandra

Syringa meyeri ‘Palibin’

Meyer Lilac

Syringa patula ‘Miss Kim’

Miss Kim Lilac

Viburnum dentatum

Arrowwood Viburnum

Viburnum lantana

Wayfaringtree Viburnum

Viburnum prunifolium

Blackhaw Viburnum

Conifers: Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Filifera’

Threadleaf Falsecypress

Juniperus chinensis

Chinese Juniper

Juniperus virginiana

Eastern Redcedar

Taxus spp.

Yew

Thuja occidentalis

American Arborvitae

Broadleafs: Buxus spp.

Boxwood

Euonymus fortunei

Wintercreeper

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Plants for Screening Trees: Acer spp.

Norway, Red, Freeman

Viburnum dentatum

Arrowwood Viburnum

Amelanchier arborea

Downy Serviceberry

Viburnum x juddii

Judd Viburnum

Betula spp.

Birch

Viburnum lantana

Wayfaringtree Viburnum

Carpinus caroliniana

Musclewood

Cercidiphyllum japonicum

Katsuratree

Crataegus spp.

Hawthorn

Cornus alternifolia

Pagoda Dogwood

Cornus mas

Corneliancherry Dogwood

Ginkgo biloba

Ginkgo, Maidenhair Tree

Magnolia spp.

Magnolia

Malus spp.

Crabapple

Pyrus calleryana

Callery Pear

Quercus spp.

Oak

Syringa reticulata

Japanese Tree Lilac

Taxodium distichum

Baldcypress

Shrubs:

Conifers: Chamaecyparis spp.

Falsecypress

Juniperus spp.

Junipers

Picea abies

Norway Spruce

Picea glauca

White Spruce

Picea glauca var. densata

Black Hills Spruce

Picea omorika

Serbian Spruce

Picea pungens

Colorado Spruce

Pinus cembra

Swiss Stone Pine

Pinus koraiensis

Korean Pine

Pinus mugo

Mugo Pine

Pinus nigra

Austrian Pine

Pinus strobus

Eastern White Pine

Aesculus parviflora

Bottlebrush Buckeye

Pinus sylvestris

Scots Pine

Amelanchier alnifolia ‘Regent’

Saskatoon Serviceberry

Pinus sylvestris ‘Watereri’

Waterer Scots Pine

Aronia species

Red or Black Chokeberry

Thuja occidentalis

Eastern Arborvitae

Berberis thunbergii

Japanese Barberry

Thuja plicata

Giant Arborvitae

Calycanthus floridus

Sweetshrub

Tsuga canadensis

Canadian Hemlock

Cornus alba

Tatarian Dogwood

Taxus x cuspidata

Upright Yew

Cornus sericea

Redosier Dogwood

Taxus x media ‘Hicksii’

Hick’s Yew

Cotoneaster lucidus

Hedge Cotoneaster

Euonymus alatus

Burning Bush

Forsythia spp.

Forsythia

Fothergilla major

Large Fothergilla

Hamamelis vernalis

Vernal Witchhazel

Hamamelis virginiana

Common Witchhazel

Ilex verticillata

Common Winterberry

Myrica pennsylvanica

Northern Bayberry

Physocarpus opulifolius

Common Ninebark

Rhus spp.

Sumac

Syringa spp.

Lilac

Viburnum carlesii

Koreanspice Viburnum

Ornamental Grasses: Andropogon gerardii

Big Bluestem

Calamagrostis x acutifolia

Feather Reed Grass

Miscanthus sinensis

Maiden Grass

Panicum virgatum

Switch Grass

Sorghastrum nutans

Indian Grass


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Plants for Slopes, Banks and Erosion Control Shrubs:

Groundcovers:

Amelanchier stolonifera

Running Serviceberry

Ajuga reptans ‘Bronze Beauty’

Bronze Beauty Ajuga

Aronia melanocarpa

Black Chokeberry

Asarum canadense

Canada Wild Ginger

Cephalanthus occidentalis

Buttonbush

Euonymus fortunei

Wintercreeper

Ceanothus americanus

New Jersey Tea

Pachysandra terminalis

Pachysandra

Cornus amomum

Silky Dogwood

Waldsteinia ternata

Barren Strawberry

Cornus racemosa

Gray Dogwood

Cornus sericea

Redtwig Dogwood

Corylus americana

American Filbert

Corylus cornuta

Vines: Celastrus scandens

American Bittersweet

Beaked Hazelnut

Clematis virginiana

Virgins Bower

Cotoneaster apiculatus

Cranberry Cotoneaster

Perennials:

Diervilla lonicera

Dwarf Bushhoneysuckle

Achillea x ‘Moonshine’

Moonshine Yarrow

Euonymus obovatus

Running Euonymus

Andropogon gerardii

Big Bluestem

Hypericum kalmianum

St. John’s Wort

Aruncus dioicus

Goatsbeard

Physocarpus opulifolius

Common Ninebark

Asclepias incarnata

Red Milkweed

Rhamnus alnifolia

Alderleaf Buckthorn

Asclepias tuberosa

Butterflyweed

Rhus aromatica

Fragrant Sumac

Aster azureus

Sky Blue Aster

Rhus aromatica ‘Gro-low’

Gro-low Sumac

Aster laevis

Smooth Aster

Rhus typhina

Staghorn Sumac

Aster ericoides

Heath Aster

Rhus typhina ‘Tiger Eyes’

Tiger Eyes™ Sumac

Carex glauca ‘Blue Zinger’

Blue Zinger Sedge

Ribes alpinum

Alpine Currant

Carex morrowii ‘Ice Dance’

Ice Dance Variegated Sedge

Rosa rugosa

Rugosa Rose

Carex oshimensis ‘Evergold’

Evergold Japanese Sedge

Salix repens ‘Bridal Rice’

Bridal Rice Willow

Carex pennsylvanicum

Pennsylvania Sedge

Sambucus canadensis

American Elder

Coreopsis palmata

Stiff Coreopsis

Sambucus pubens

Scarlet Elderberry

Dalea purpureum

Purple Prairie Clover

Spiraea alba

Meadowsweet

Dodecatheon media

Shooting Star

Staphylea trifolia

Bladdernut

Echinacea pallida

Pale Purple Coneflower

Stephanandra incisa

Cutleaf Stephanandra

Geum triflorum

Prairie Smoke

Symphoricarpos alba

Common Snowberry

Hystrix patula

Bottlebrush Grass

Viburnum lentago

Nannyberry Viburnum

Liatris pycnostachya

Prairie Blazing Star

Monarda fistulosa

Wild Bergamot

Poa palustris

Native Bluegrass

Schizachyrium scoparium

Little Bluestem

Silphium laciniatum

Compassplant

Silphium terebinthinaceum

Prairie Dock

Solidago flexicaulis

Zigzag Goldenrod

Solidago ulmnifolia

Elm-leafed Goldenrod

Sporobolus heterolepsis

Prairie Dropseed Grass

Conifers: Juniperus chin. ‘Kallay Compact’ Kallay Pfitzer Juniper Juniperus chin. ‘Sea Green’

Sea Green Juniper

Juniperus hor. ‘Wiltonii’

Blue Rug Juniper

Juniperus hor. ‘Wisconsin’

Wisconsin Juniper

Juniperus sabina ‘Blue Forest’

Blue Forest Juniper

Juniperus sabina ‘Broadmoor’

Broadmoor Juniper

Juniperus sabina ‘Buffalo’

Buffalo Juniper

Juniperus sabina ‘Calgary Carpet’ Calgary Carpet™ Juniper

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Fall Color Gold

Yellow

Orange

Bronze

Maroon

Burgundy

Red

Scarlet

Crimson

Common Name

Purple

Botanical Name Trees: Acer x freemanii

Freeman Maple

X

X

Acer jap. ‘Aconitifolium’

Aconitifolium Maple

X

X

X

Acer psuedo-sieboldiana

Korean Maple

X

Acer saccharum

Sugar Maple

X

X

Aescul. x ‘Autumn Splendor’

Autumn Splendor Buckeye

Aesculus glabra

Ohio Buckeye

Amelanchier grandiflora

Apple Serviceberry

Amelanchier laevis

Alleghany Serviceberry

Carpinus caroliniana

Musclewood

Carya ovata

Shagbark Hickory

Cercidiphyllum japonicum

Katsura Tree

Cornus alternifolia

Pagoda Dogwood

Crataegus crus-galli

Cockspur Hawthorn

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X X

X

X X

X

X

X

X X

X

X

Crataegus phaenopyrum

Washington Hawthorn

Ginkgo biloba

Ginkgo

Gleditsia triacanthos

Honeylocust

Malus tran. ‘Schmidtcutleaf ’

Golden Raindrops® Crab.

Phello. lavallei ‘Eye Stopper’

Eye Stopper ™ Corktree

X

Populus tremuloides

Quaking Aspen

X

Pyrus calleryana

Callery Pear

X

Pyrus fauriei ‘Korean Sun'

Korean Sun™ Pear

X

Quercus alba

White Oak

Quercus rubra

Red Oak

Ulmus x ‘Frontier’

Frontier Elm

X

X X X X

X X X

Shrubs: Aronia arbutifolia

Red Chokeberry

X

Aronia melanocarpa

Black Chokeberry

X

Cornus racemosa

Gray Dogwood

X X


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Forsythia x ‘Sunrise

Sunrise Forsythia

Fothergilla g. ‘Beaver Creek’

Beaver Creek® Fothergilla

Hamamelis virginiana

Common Witchhazel

X X

X

X X

Oakleaf Hydrangea

X X

Physocarpus opul. ‘Nanus’

Dwarf Ninebark

Rhus aromatica

Fragrant Sumac

X X

Rhus glabra

Smooth Sumac

Rhus typhina ‘Tiger Eyes’

Tiger Eyes™ Staghorn Sumac

Spiraea betulifolia ‘Tor’

Tor Birchleaf Spirea

Spiraea fritschiana

Fritsch Spirea

Spiraea x bum. ‘Goldflame’

Goldflame Spirea

X

Spiraea x b. ‘Magic Carpet’

Magic Carpet Spirea

X

Syringa patula ‘Miss Kim’

Miss Kim Lilac Koreanspice Viburnum

X

X

Sweetspire, Itea

Arrowwood Viburnum

X X

Hydrangea quercifolia

Viburnum carlesii

X

X

Itea virginica

Viburnum dentatum

X

Gold

Burning Bush & selections

Yellow

Nikko Slender Deutzia

Euonymus alatus

X

Orange

Deutzia x gracilis ‘Nikko’

Bronze

Hedge Cotoneaster

Maroon

Cranberry Cotoneaster

Cotoneaster lucidus

Burgundy

Cotoneaster apiculatus

Red

American Filbert

Scarlet

Corylus americana

Crimson

Common Name

Purple

Botanical Name

X

X

X

X

X

X X

X X X

X X

X X X

X

X

Viburnum lentago

Nannyberry Viburnum

X

X

Viburnum prunifolium

Blackhaw Viburnum

X

X

X

Conifers: Larix laricina

American Tamarack

X

Perennials: Geranium

Geranium

Amsonia spp.

Amsonia

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Plants for Rain Gardens Trees:

Evergreens:

Acer x freemanii

Freeman Maple

Amelanchier arborea

Downy Serviceberry

Betula nigra

River Birch

Betula glandulifera

Bog Birch

Carpinus caroliniana

Musclewood

Celtis occidentalis

Hackberry

Ginkgo biloba

Ginkgo

Gleditsia triacanthos

Honeylocust

Ostrya virginiana

Ironwood

Populus tremuloides

Quaking Aspen

Quercus bicolor

Swamp White Oak

Quercus macrocarpa

Bur Oak

Quercus x schuettei

Swamp x Bur Oak

Tilia americana

American Linden

Shrubs: Aronia arbutifolia

Red Chokeberry

Aronia melanocarpa

Black Chokeberry

Ceanothus americanus New Jersey Tea Cephalanthus occ.

Buttonbush

Clethra alnifolia

Summersweet

Cornus alba

Tatarian Dogwood

Cornus amomum

Silky Dogwood

Cornus racemosa

Gray Dogwood

Cornus sericea

Redosier Dogwood

Hypericum spp.

St. John’s Wort

Ilex verticillata

Winterberry

Myrica pennsylvanica

Northern Bayberry

Physocarpus opulifolius Ninebark Potentilla fruticosa

Potentilla

Rosa rugosa

Rugosa Rose

Salix spp.

Willow

Sambucus canadensis

Am. Elderberry

Symphoricarpos albus

Common Snowberry

Viburnum dentatum

Arrowwood Vib.

Viburnum lentago

Nannyberry Vib.

Taxodium distichum

Baldcypress

Perennials: Allium cernuum

Nodding Pink Onion

Amorpha canescens

Leadplant

Andropogan gerardii

Big Bluestem

Aquilegia canadensis

Canadian Columbine

Asclepias incarnata

Red Milkweed

Asclepias tuberosa

Butterflyweed

Aster spp.

Asters

Carex spp.

Sedges

Cassia hebecarpa

Wild Senna

Chelone glabra

Turtlehead

Dalea purpureum

Purple Prairie Clover

Echinacea pallida

Pale Purple Coneflower

Echinacea purpurea

Purple Coneflower

Epilobium fleischeri

Willowherb

Eupatorium spp.

Joe-Pye Weed

Hemerocallis

Daylilies

Iris shrevi

Shreve’s Wild Iris

Liatris spp.

Blazing Star

Lobelia spp.

Cardinal Flower, Great Blue Lobelia

Monarda spp.

Bee Balm, Bergamot

Phlox spp.

Phlox

Silphium spp.

Silphiums

Solidago spp.

Goldenrod

Spiraea alba

Meadowsweet

Tradescantia species

Spiderwort

Vernonia fasciculata

Ironweed

Verbena hastata

Blue Vervain

Veronicastrum virg.

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Plants by Size Trees: Small (Under 25’)

Growth Rate

Acer palmatum ‘Emperor One’

Emperor One Japanese Maple

Slow/Medium

Acer psuedo-sieboldiana

Korean Maple

Slow

Acer spicatum

Mountain Maple

Slow/Medium

Amelanchier arborea

Downy Serviceberry

Medium

Amelanchier canadensis

Shadblow Serviceberry

Medium

Amelanchier x grandiflora (cvs.)

Apple Serviceberry

Medium

Amelanchier laevis

Allegheny Serviceberry

Medium

Chionanthus virginicus

White Fringetree

Slow

Cornus alternifolia

Pagoda Dogwood

Medium

Cornus mas

Corneliancherry Dogwood

Medium

Maackia amurensis

Amur Maackia

Slow

Magnolia x loebneri (cvs.)

Loebner Magnolia

Slow/Medium

Magnolia stellata

Star Magnolia

Slow

Malus (cvs.)

Crabapple

Slow/Medium

Ostrya virginiana

Ironwood

Slow

Ptelea trifoliata

Hoptree – Waferash

Slow/Medium

Pyrus fauriei ‘Korean Sun’

Korean Sun™ Pear

Slow/Medium

Sorbus decora

Showy Mountainash

Slow

Syringa reticulata

Japanese Tree Lilac

Medium

Medium (25’-50’)

Growth Rate

Aesculus x arnoldiana ‘Autumn Spl.’

Autumn Splendor Buckeye

Slow/Medium

Aesculus x carnea (cultivars)

Red Horsechestnut

Slow/Medium

Aesculus glabra

Ohio Buckeye

Medium

Betula populifolia ‘Whitespire’

Whitespire Birch

Medium/Fast

Carpinus caroliniana

Musclewood

Slow/Medium

Cercis canadensis

Eastern Redbud

Medium

Cladrastis kentukea

American Yellowwood

Medium

Crataegus crus-galli

Cockspur Hawthorn

Slow/Medium

Crataegus phaenopyrum

Washington Hawthorn

Medium

Crataegus viridis ‘Winter King’

Winter King Hawthorn

Medium

Gleditsia triacanthos ‘Impcole’ PP 1605

Imperial Honeylocust

Fast

Malus (some cultivars)

Crabapple

Medium

Phellodendron amurense

Amur Corktree

Medium

Populus tremuloides

Quaking Aspen

Fast

Prunus maackia

Amur Chokecherry

Medium

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Prunus sargentii

Sargent Cherry

Medium/Fast

Pyrus calleryana (cultivars)

Callery Pear

Medium/Fast

Sorbus aucuparia

European Mountainash

Medium

Tilia cordata (cultivars)

Littleleaf Linden

Medium

Tilia tomentosa ‘Sterling Silver’ PP 6511

Sterling Silver Linden

Medium

Large (50’+)

Growth Rate

Acer x freemanii

Freeman Maple

Fast

Acer miyabei ‘Morton’

State Street™ Miyabe Maple

Medium/Fast

Acer platanoides

Norway Maple

Medium

Acer rubrum

Red Maple

Medium/Fast

Acer saccharum

Sugar Maple

Slow/Medium

Aesculus hippocastanum

European Horsechestnut

Medium

Aesculus octandra

Yellow Buckeye

Medium

Betula alleghaniensis

Yellow Birch

Medium

Betula nigra

River Birch

Medium/Fast

Betula papyrifera (cultivars)

Paper Birch

Medium/Fast

Carya spp.

Hickory / Pecan

Slow

Catalpa speciosa

Northern Catalpa

Medium/Fast

Celtis occidentalis

Common Hackberry

Medium/Fast

Cercidiphyllum japonicum

Katsura Tree

Medium

Corylus colurna

Turkish Filbert

Medium

Ginkgo biloba (cultivars)

Ginkgo / Maidenhair Tree

Slow/Medium

Gleditsia triacanthos ‘Shademaster’

Shademaster® Honeylocust

Fast

Gleditsia triacanthos ‘Skyline’

Skyline® Honeylocust

Fast

Gymnocladus dioica

Kentucky Coffeetree

Medium

Juglans nigra

Walnut / Butternut

Medium

Liriodendron tulipifera

Tuliptree

Fast

Prunus serotina

Black Cherry

Fast

Quercus bicolor

Swamp White Oak

Medium

Quercus macrocarpa

Bur Oak

Slow/Medium

Quercus muehlenbergii

Chinkapin Oak

Medium

Quercus rubra

Red Oak

Fast

Quercus x schuettei

Hybrid Swamp x Bur Oak

Medium

Tilia Americana (cultivars)

American Linden / Basswood

Medium

Ulmus spp.

Elms

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Shrubs: Small (3’ and under)

Physocarpus opulifolius

Ninebark

Rhus aromatica

Fragrant Sumac

Ribes alpinum

Alpine Currant

Berberis thunbergii (dwarf cvs)

Japanese Barberry

Rosa spp. (cultivars)

Rose

Ceanothus americanus

New Jersey Tea

Salix purpurea

Blue Leaf Willow

Cotoneaster apiculatus

Cranberry Cotoneaster

Spiraea x cinerea ‘Grefsheim’

Grefsheim Spirea

Daphne x burk. ‘Carol Mackie’

Carol Mackie Daphne

Syringa meyeri ‘Palibin’

Meyer Lilac

Deutzia x gracillis ‘Nikko Slender’ Nikko Slender Deutzia

Syringa patula ‘Miss Kim’

Miss Kim Lilac

Forsythia x ‘Happy Centennial’

Happy Cent. Forsythia

Syringa x hyacinthiflora (cvs)

Early Flowering Lilac

Fothergilla gardenii

Dwarf Fothergilla

Viburnum carlesii (cultivars)

Koreanspice Viburnum

Hypericum kalmianum

St. John’s Wort

Viburnum cassinoides

Witherod Viburnum

Potentilla fruticosa

Potentilla

Viburnum x juddii

Judd Viburnum

Rhus aromatica ‘Gro-low’

Gro-low Sumac

Weigela florida (cultivars)

Old Fashioned Weigela

Rosa spp.

Rose

Spiraea betulifolia ‘Tor’

Tor Birchleaf Spirea

Large (9’+)

Spiraea fritschiana

Fritsch Spirea

Aesculus parviflora

Bottlebrush Buckeye

Spiraea japonica (cultivars)

Japanese Spirea

Cornus racemosa

Gray Dogwood

Stephanandra incisa ‘Crispa’

Cutleaf Stephanandra

Cornus sericea

Redosier Dogwood

Symphoricarpos orbiculatus

Indiancurrant Coralberry

Cotinus coggygria ‘Royal Purple’ Royal Purple Smokebush

Viburnum farreri nanum

Dwarf Fragrant Viburnum

Cotoneaster lucidus

Hedge Cotoneaster

Weigela florida (cultivars)

Old Fashioned Weigela

Euonymus alatus (cultivars)

Standard Burning Bush

Euonymus atropurpureus

Eastern Wahoo

Medium Shrubs (4’-8’)

Forsythia x ‘Meadowlark’

Meadowlark Forsythia

Amelanchier stolonifera

Running Serviceberry

Hamamelis vernalis

Vernal Witchhazel

Aronia arbutifolia

Red Chokeberry

Hamamelis virginiana

Common Witchhazel

Aronia melanocarpa

Black Chokeberry

Hydrangea paniculata

Panicle Hydrangea

Berberis thunbergii

Japanese Barberry

Hydrangea querc. ‘Snowflake’

Snowflake Hydrangea

Calycanthus florida

Common Sweetshrub

Physocarpus opulifolius

Common Ninebark

Cephalanthus occidentalis

Buttonbush

Prunus x cistena

Purpleleaf Sand Cherry

Chaenomeles spp.

Flowering Quince

Rhus glabra

Smooth Sumac

Clethra alnifolia

Summersweet

Rhus typhina

Staghorn Sumac

Cornus alba

Tatarian Dogwood

Salix integra ‘Hakura Nishiki’

Hakura Nishiki Willow

Cornus amomum

Silky Dogwood

Sambucus canadensis

American Elderberry

Cornus sericea (dwarf cultivars) Redosier Dogwood

Sambucus pubens

Scarlet Elderberry

Corylus americana

American Filbert

Staphylea trifolia

Bladdernut

Diervilla lonicera

Dwarf Bushhoneysuckle

Syringa x josiflexa

Josiflexa Lilac

Euonymus alatus ‘Rudy Haag’

Rudy Haag Burning Bush

Syringa vulgaris

Common Lilac

Forsythia x ‘Sunrise’

Sunrise Forsythia

Viburnum dentatum

Arrowwood Viburnum

Fothergilla major

Large Fothergilla

Viburnum lantana

Wayfaringtree Viburnum

Hibiscus syriacus

Rose of Sharon

Viburnum lentago

Nannyberry Viburnum

Hydrangea arborescens

Smooth Hydrangea

Viburnum prunifolium (cvs)

Blackhaw Viburnum

Hydrangea macrophylla

Big Leaf Hydrangea

Hydrangea quercifolia

Oakleaf Hydrangea

Ilex verticillata

Winterberry

Kerria japonica

Japanese Kerria

Myrica pennsylvanica

Northern Bayberry

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Freeman Maple

Acer pennsylvanicum

Striped Maple

Acer rubrum

Red Maple

Acer saccharinum*

Silver Maple

Acer saccharum

Sugar Maple

Acer sacc. ssp. nigrum

Black Maple

Acer spicatum

Mountain Maple

Alnus rugosa

Speckled Alder

Amelanchier arborea

Downy Serviceberry

Amelanchier x grand.

Apple Serviceberry

Amelanchier laevis

Allegheny Serviceberry

Amelanchier sanguinea

Roundleaf Serviceberry

Betula alleghaniensis

Yellow Birch

Betula nigra

River Birch

Betula var. glandulifera

Bog Birch

Carpinus caroliniana

Musclewood

Carya cordiformis

Bitternut Hickory

Carya ovata

Shagbark Hickory

Celtis occidentalis

Common Hackberry

Cornus alternifolia

Pagoda Dogwood

Crataegus macrantha

Fleshy Hawthorne

Crataegus mollis

Downy Hawthorn

Fagus grandiflora

American Beech

Gleditisia triacanthos*

Honeylocust

Gymnocladus dioica

Kentucky Coffeetree

Juglans cinerea

Butternut

Juglans nigra

Black Walnut

Malus ioensis

Prairie Crabapple

Ostrya virginiana

Ironwood

Populus tremuloides

Quaking Aspen

Prunus pennsylvanica

Pin Cherry

Prunus serotina

Black Cherry

Salix nigra

Black Willow

Salix rigida

Heart-leaved Willow

Tilia americana*

Basswood

Shrubs: Acer spicatum

Mountain Maple

Amelanchier stolonifera

Running Serviceberry

Aronia mel. var. elata

Glossy Black Chokeberry

Ceanothus americanus

New Jersey Tea

Cephalanthus occ.

Buttonbush

Cornus amomum

Silky Dogwood

Cornus racemosa

Gray Dogwood

Cornus rugosa

Rugosa Dogwood

Cornus sericea

Redosier Dogwood

Corylus americana

American Filbert

Diervilla lonicera

Dwarf Bushhoneysuckle

Euonymus atropur.

Eastern Wahoo

Hamamelis virginiana

Common Witchhazel

Hypericum kalmianum

St. John’s Wort

Hypericum prolificum

Horny St. John’s Wort

Ilex verticillata*

Common Winterberry

Lonicera oblongifolia

Swamp Fly Honeysuckle

Lonicera villosa

Mount. Fly Honeysuckle

Physocarpus opulifolius

Common Ninebark

Potentilla fruticosa*

Potentilla

Rhamnus alnifolia

Alderleaf Buckthorn

Rhus aromatica

Fragrant Sumac

Rhus glabra

Smooth Sumac

Rhus typhina

Staghorn Sumac

Rubus parviflorus

Thimbleberry

Sambucus canadensis

American Elderberry

Sambucus pubens

Scarlet Elderberry

Spiraea alba

Meadowsweet

Staphylea trifolia

American Bladdernut

Prunus virginiana

Chokecherry

Ptelea trifoliata

Waferash or Hoptree

Quercus alba

White Oak

Quercus bicolor

Swamp White Oak

Quercus ellipsoidalis

Hills Oak

Quercus macrocarpa

Bur Oak

Quercus muehlenbergii

Chinkapin Oak

Quercus rubra

Red Oak

Quercus x schuettei

Swamp x Bur Oak

Juniperus com. var. dep.

Oldfield Common Juniper

Shining Willow

Juniperus horizontalis*

Creeping Juniper

Juniperus virginiana

Eastern Redcedar

Salix lucida

Symphoricarpos albus

Common Snowberry

Viburnum cassinoides

Witherod Viburnum

Viburnum lentago

Nannyberry Viburnum

Viburnum prunifolium

Blackhaw Viburnum

Viburnum raf.

Rafinesque Viburnum

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Larix laricina

Tamarack

Eupatorium maculatum* Spotted Joe-Pye Weed

Picea glauca

White Spruce

Fragaria virginiana

Pinus strobus

Eastern White Pine

Geranium maculatum

Wild Geranium

Tsuja canadensis

Canada Hemlock

Geum triflorum

Prairie Smoke

Hystrix patula

Bottlebrush Grass

Vines: Celastrus scandens

American Bittersweet

Clematis virginiana

Virgins Bower

Lonicera dioica

Limber Honeysuckle

Lonicera prolifera

Yellow-Flowered Honeysuckle

Menispermum canadense Canadian Moonseed Parthernocissus inserta

Thicket Creeper

Smilax herbacea

Carrion Vine

Perennials: Acorus calamus

Sweet Flag

Adiantum pendatum

Maidenhair Fern

Allium cernum

Wild Nodding Pink Onion

Amorpha canescens

Leadplant

Andropogon gerardii

Big Bluestem

Anemone virginiana

Tall Thimbleweed

Aquilegia canadensis

Canadian Columbine

Aralia racemosa

Spikenard

Arisaema triphyllum

Jack-in-the-Pulpit

Asarum canadense

Canada Wild Ginger

Asclepias incarnata

Red Milkweed

Asclepias tuberosa

Butterflyweed

Aster azureus

Sky Blue Aster

Aster ericoides

Heath Aster

Aster laevis*

Smooth Aster

Aster umbellatus

Flat-topped White Aster

Athyrium filix-femina

Lady Fern

Baptisia leucantha

Prairie Wild Indigo

Campanula rotundifolia

Blue Bellflower

Carex pennsylvanica

Pennsylvania Sedge

Cassia hebecarpa

Wild Senna

Chelone glabra

White Turtlehead

Coreopsis palmata

Stiff Coreopsis

Coreopsis tripteris

Tall Tickseed

Dalea purpureum

Purple Prairie Clover

Desmodium canadense

Showy Tick Trefoil

Dodecatheon media

Shooting Star

Echinacea pallida

Pale Purple Coneflower

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Wild Strawberry

Iris versicolor

Harlequin Blue Flag Iris

Iris virg. var. shrevi

Shreve’s Iris

Liatris pycnostachya

Prairie Blazing Star

Lobelia cardinalis

Cardinal Flower

Lobelia siphilitica

Great Blue Lobelia

Lupinus perennis

Wild Blue Lupine

Matteuccia struth.

Ostrich Fern

Mertensia virginica

Virginia Bluebells

Monarda fistulosa

Wild Bergamot

Osmunda cinnamomea

Cinnamon Fern

Panicum virgatum*

Switch Grass

Parthenium integrifolia

Wild Quinine

Phlox pillosa

Prairie Phlox

Physostegia virginiana*

Obedient Plant

Poa palustris

Native Bluegrass

Polygonatum biflorum

Giant Solomon Seal

Polystichum acro.

Christmas Fern

Ratibida pinnata

Yellow Coneflower

Ruellia humilis

Hairy Wild Petunia

Schizachyrium scop.*

Little Bluestem

Silphium laciniatum

Compassplant

Silphium ter.

Prairie Dock

Smilacina racemosa

False Solomon’s Seal

Solidago flexicaulis

Zig Zag Goldenrod

Solidago ulmnifolia

Elm-leafed Goldenrod

Sorghastrum nutans

Indiangrass

Sporobolus heterolepsis*

Prairie Dropseed Grass

Thalictrum dasycarpum

Purple Meadow Rue

Tradescantia ohiensis

Spiderwort

Vernonia fasciculate

Ironweed

Veronicastrum virg.*

Culver’s Root

* Cultivars of native species are available

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Red Horsechestnut (Aesculus x carnea) Cultivars

Ohio Buckeye (Aesculus glabra) & Cultivars

European Horsechestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum ) & Cultivars

Yellow Buckeye (Aesculus octandra)

Downy Serviceberry (Amelanchier arborea)

Shadblow Serviceberry (Amelanchier canadensis) & Cultivars

Apple Serviceberry (Amelanchier x grandiflora) & Cultivars

Alleghany Serviceberry (Amelanchier laevis) & Cultivars

Roundleaf Serviceberry (Amelanchier sanguinea)

Northern Catalpa (Catalpa speciosa)

Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis)

White Fringetree (Chionanthus virginicus)

American Yellowwood (Cladrastis lutea (kentukea))

Pagoda Dogwood (Cornus alternifolia )

Corneliancherry Dogwood (Cornus mas) & Cultivars

Cockspur Hawthorn (Crataegus crus-galli) & Cultivars

Washington Hawthorn (Crataegus phaenopyrum)

Washington Lustre® Hawthorn (Crataegus phaenopyrum ‘Westwood I’)

Winter King Hawthorn (Crataegus viridis ‘Winter King’)

Kentucky Coffeetree (Gymnocladus dioica)

Tulip Tree (Liriodendron tulipifera)

Amur Maackia (Maackia amurensis)

Butterflies Magnolia (Magnolia x ‘Butterflies’ PP7456)

Loebner Magnolia (Magnolia x loebneri) & Cultivars

Royal Star Magnolia (Magnolia stellata ‘Royal Star’)

White, Pink, Purple, Red

Greenish-White

Hot Wings™ Tatarian Maple (Acer tataricum ‘Hot Wings’ PP 15,023)

White

Red

Red Maple (Acer rubrum) & Cultivars

Crabapple (Malus)

Reddish-Purple

Amur Chokecherry (Prunus maackii )

Greenish-Yellow

Korean Maple (Acer pseudo seiboldiana)

Flower Color

Norway Maple (Acer platanoides) & Cultivars

TREES:

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Sargent Cherry (Prunus sargentii )

Black Cherry (Prunus serotina)

Chokecherry (Prunus virginiana) & Cultivars

Callery Pear (Pyrus calleryana) & Cultivars

Korean Sun™ Pear (Pyrus fauriei ‘Westwood’)

European Mountainash (Sorbus aucuparia) & Cultivars

Showy Mountainash (Sorbus decora)

Japanese Tree Lilac (Syringa reticulata) & Cultivars

American Linden (Tilia americana) & Cultivars

Littleleaf Linden (Tilia cordata) & Cultivars

Glenleven Linden (Tilia x flavescens ‘Glenleven’)

Sterling Silver Linden (Tilia tomentosa ‘Sterling’ PP6511)

White White White White White Yellow Maroon-Red White White Rose-Pink White White White White Wine-Red Pinkish Pinkish White Pinkish Pale Pink White Yellow Yellow Yellow

Bottlebrush Buckeye (Aesculus parviflora)

Regent Saskatoon Serviceberry (Amelanchier alnifolia ‘Regent’)

Running Serviceberry (Amelanchier stolonifera)

Brilliant Red Chokeberry (Aronia arbutifolia var. Brilliantissima)

Black Chokeberry (Aronia melanocarpa) & Cultivars

Japanese Barberry (Berberis thunbergii) & Cultivars

Carolina Sweetshrub (Calycanthus floridus)

New Jersey Tea (Ceanothus americanus)

Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis)

Ruby Spice Summersweet Clethra (Clethra alnifolia ‘Ruby Spice’)

Tatarian Dogwood (Cornus alba) & Cultivars

Silky Dogwood (Cornus amomum)

Gray Dogwood (Cornus racemosa)

Redosier Dogwood (Cornus sericea) & Cultivars

Royal Purple Smokebush (Cotinus coggygria ‘Royal Purple’)

Cranberry Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster apiculatus) & Cultivars

Hedge Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster lucidus)

Hesse Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster x ‘Hessii’)

Carol Mackie Daphne (Daphne x burkwoodii ‘Carol Mackie’)

Nikko Slender Deutzia (Deutzia x ‘Nikko Slender’)

Dwarf Bushhoneysuckle (Diervilla lonicera) & Cultivars

Happy Centennial Forsythia (Forsythia x ‘Happy Centennial’)

Meadowlark Forsythia (Forsythia x ‘Meadowlark’)

SHRUBS:

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Dappled Willow (Salix integra ‘Hakura Nishiki’)

White

White

Thimbleberry (Rubus parviflorus)

Fritsch Spirea (Spiraea fritschiana) & Cultivars

Whi.,Pink,Yel., Red, Pur.

Rose (Rosa species)

White

Rosy-Pink

Rosy Lights Azalea (Rhododendron x ‘Rosy Lights’)

Pink

Orange

Mandarin Lights Azalea (Rhododendron x ‘Mandarin Lights’

Grefsheim Spirea (Spiraea x cinerea ‘Grefsheim’)

Light Pink

Purpleleaf Sand Cherry (Prunus x cistena)

Bumald Spirea (Spiraea x bumalda) Cultivars

Yellow, Pink

Potentilla (Potentilla fruticosa) & Cultivars

White

White

Abbotswood Potentilla (Potentilla davurica ‘Abbotswood’)

Tor Birchleaf Spirea (Spiraea x betulifolia ‘Tor’)

White

Common Ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius) & Cultivars

Creamy White

White to Yellow

Mountain Fly Honeysuckle (Lonicera villosa)

White

Light Yellow

Swampfly Honeysuckle (Lonicera oblongifolia)

Meadowsweet (Spiraea alba)

Yellow

Scarlet Elderberry (Sambucus pubens)

White

Golden Guinea Kerria (Kerria japonica ‘Golden Guinea’)

White to Pink

Unique Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata ‘Unique’)

Little Henry Dwarf Sweetspire (Itea virginica ‘Sprich’ PP10988)

White

Tardiva Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata ‘Tardiva’)

Yellow

White

Little Lamb Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata ‘Little Lamb’ PP15395)

White ages to Soft Pink

White ages to Pink

Quick Fire™ Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata ‘Bulk’ PPAF)

St. John’s Wort (Hypericum kalmianum)

Blue or Pink

Endless Summer® Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla ‘Bailmer’)

Snow Queen Oakleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Snow Queen’)

White

Annabelle Hydrangea (Hydrangea arborescens ‘Annabelle’)

White ages to Soft Pink

Creamy White

Seven Son Flower (Heptacodium miconoides)

White

Yellow

Common Witchhazel (Hamamelis virginiana)

Snowflake Oakleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia 'Snowflake'PP3407)

Yellow to Reddish

Vernal Witchhazel (Hamamelis vernalis)

Sikes Dwarf Oakleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Sikes Dwarf’)

White

Large Fothergilla (Fothergilla major)

Lime-Green ages to Pink

White

Dwarf Fothergilla (Forthergilla gardenii)

White

White

Beaver Creek Dw. Fothergilla (Fothergilla gardenii ‘Beaver Creek’)

Pee Wee Oakleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia ‘Pee Wee’)

Yellow

Sunrise Forsythia (Forsythia x ‘Sunrise’)

Limelight® Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata ‘Zwijnenburg’ PP12874)

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Japanese Spirea (Spiraea japonica ) Cultivars

American Bladdernut (Staphylea trifolia)

Lilac Sunday Lilac (Syringa x chinensis ‘Lilac Sunday’)

Early Flowering Lilac (Syringa x hyacinthiflora) Cultivars

Josee Lilac (Syringa x ‘Josee’)

Royalty Lilac (Syringa x josiflexa ‘Royalty’)

Fernleaf Lilac (Syringa laciniata)

Lavender Lady Lilac (Syringa x ‘Lavender Lady’)

Palibin Lilac (Syringa meyeri ‘Palibin’)

Palibin Lilac on a Standard (Syringa meyeri ‘Palibin’)

Miss Kim Lilac (Syringa patula ‘Miss Kim’)

Miss Susie Lilac (Syringa patula ‘Miss Susie’)

Red Pixie Lilac (Syringa x ‘Red Pixie’)

Common Purple Lilac (Syringa vulgaris) & Cultivars

Koreanspice Viburnum (Viburnum carlesii) & Cultivars

Witherod Viburnum (Viburnum cassinoides)

Arrowwood Viburnum (Viburnum dentatum) & Cultivars

Judd Viburnum (Viburnum x juddii)

Wayfaringtree Viburnum (Viburnum lantana) Cultivars

Nannyberry Viburnum (Viburnum lentago)

Blackhaw Viburnum (Viburnum prunifolium) & Cultivars

Wine & Roses™ Weigela (Weigela florida ‘Alexandra’ PP10772)

Dark Horse™ Weigela (Weigela florida ‘Dark Horse’ PP14381)

Minuet Weigela (Weigela florida ‘Minuet’)

Red Prince Weigela (Weigela florida ‘Red Prince’)

Lavender-Pink White

PJM Rhododendron (Rhododendron x ‘PJM’)

Yucca (Yucca filamentosa) & Cultivars

Lavender-Blue White White Bluish-Purple

Bronze Beauty Ajuga (Ajuga reptans ‘Bronze Beauty’)

Sweet Woodruff (Galium odoratum)

Green Carpet Pachysandra (Pachysandra terminalis ‘Green Carpet’)

Bowles Periwinkle (Vinca minor ‘Bowles’)

GROUNDCOVERS:

White

Berry Magic™ Royalty Holly (Ilex mes. ‘Blue Prince’ and ‘Blue Princess’ )

BROADLEAF EVERGREENS:

Flower Color

Common Name (Botanical Name)

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Feb.

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White Pink with Yellow Throat Green

Hydrangea Vine (Hydrangea anomala)

Goldflame Honeysuckle (Lonicera x heckrottii)

Carrion-flower Vine (Smilax herbacea)

Red Blue Creamy White Purple Creamy White Ivory Pink to Crimson Orange Lavender-Blue Pastel Pink White Lavender-Blue Lavender-Blue Lavender-Blue White Pale Pink

Canadian Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis)

Mini-star Columbine (Aquilegia flab. ‘Ministar’)

Spikenard (Aralia racemosa)

Jack in the Pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)

Dwarf Goatsbeard (Aruncus aethusifolius)

Goatsbeard (Aruncus dioicus)

Red Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata)

Butterflyweed (Asclepias tuberosa)

Sky Blue Aster (Aster azureus)

Wood’s Pink Aster (Aster dumosus ‘Wood’s Pink’)

Heath Aster (Aster ericoides)

Smooth Aster (Aster laevis)

October Skies Aromatic Aster (Aster oblongifolius 'October Skies')

Raydon’s Favorite Aster (Aster oblongifolius ‘Raydon’s Favorite’)

Flat-Topped Aster (Aster umbellatus)

Color Flash™ Astilbe (Astilbe arendsii ‘Color Flash’)

Raspberry Red

Pinkish-White

Grape Leaf Anemone (Anemone tomentosa ‘Robustissima’)

Visions Astilbe (Astilbe chinensis ‘Visions’)

Rose-Pink

September Charm Anemone (Anemone jap. ‘September Charm’)

Rosy-Purple

White

Honorine Jobert Anemone (Anemone hybrid ‘Honorine Jobert’)

Mauve-Pink

Lavender-Blue

Willowleaf Amsonia (Amsonia tabernaemontana)

Purple Candles Astilbe (Astilbe chinensis ‘Purpurkerze’)

Blue

Blue Ice Amsonia (Amsonia x ‘Blue Ice’)

Dwarf Chinese Astilbe (Astilbe chinensis ‘Pumila’)

Blue-Violet

Leadplant (Amorpha canescens)

White

Rose Purple

Ozawa Ornamental Onion (Allium thun. ‘Ozawa’)

Dark Red

White to Pink

Nodding Pink Onion (Allium cernum)

Fanal Astilbe (Astilbe x arendsii ‘Fanal’)

Chartreuse

Thrillier Lady’s Mantle (Alchemilla mollis ‘Thriller’)

Deutschland Astilbe (Astilbe x arendsii ‘Deutschland’)

Yellow

Moonshine Yarrow (Achillea x ‘Moonshine’)

PERENNIALS:

Whi.,Pink,Pur.,Red,Blue

Flower Color

Clematis (Clematis spp.)

VINES:

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Flower Color Indigo-Blue White Rose-Red White Blue Deep Purple White Blue White Lavender-Blue Lilac-Blue Scarlet-Pink White White Yellow Golden-Yellow Rose-Purple Yellow Pink Cherry Red Pink, White Drop Pink Medium Pink Intense Orange Pale Rose Rose-Pink Yellow Rose-Pink Rosy-Purple Lavender-Pink Deep Magenta Soft Pink Lilac-Pink Violet-Blue Lavender-Magenta Pinkish-White Various

Common Name (Botanical Name)

False Blue Indigo (Baptisia australis)

Prairie Baptisia (Baptisia leucantha)

Winter Glow Bergenia (Bergenia cor. ‘Winter Glow’)

Snowbank Boltonia (Boltonia asteroides ‘Snowbank’)

Jack Frost Siberian Bugloss (Brunnera macrophylla ‘Jack Frost’ PP13859)

Black Knight Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii ‘Black Knight’)

Montrose White Calaminth (Calamintha nepeta ‘Montrose White’)

Blue Clips Bellflower (Campanula carpatica ‘Blue Clips’)

White Clips Bellflower (Campanula carpatica ‘White Clips’)

Birch Hybrid Bellflower (Campanula portens. 'Birch Hybrid')

Bluebell Bellflower (Campanula rotundifolia)

Hot Lips Pink Turtlehead (Chelone lyonii ‘Hot Lips’)

Black Snakeroot (Cimicifuga racemosa)

Brunette Snakeroot (Cimicifuga racemosa ‘Brunette’)

Stiff Coreopsis (Coreopsis palmata)

Zagreb Coreopsis (Coreopsis vericillata ‘Zagreb’)

Purple Prairie Clover (Delea purpureum)

Yellow Ice Plant (Delosperma nubigenum)

Firewitch Dianthus (Dianthus gratianopolitanus ‘Feuerhexe’)

Luxuriant Bleeding Heart (Dicentra eximia 'Luxuriant')

Bleeding Heart (Dicentra spectabilis)

Shooting Star (Dodecatheon media)

Pixie Meadowbrite™ Coneflower (Echinacea ‘CBG Cone 2’ PPAF)

Sundown Coneflower (Echinacea ‘Evan Saul’ PPAF)

Pale Purple Coneflower (Echinacea pallida)

Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea ‘Magnus’)

Sunrise Coneflower (Echinacea x ‘Sunrise’ PP16235)

Little Joe Joe-Pye Weed (Eupatorium dubium 'Little Joe' PPAF)

Gateway Joe-Pye Weed (Eupatorium maculatum ‘Gateway’)

Cambridge Geranium (Geranium x cantabrigiense ‘Cambridge’)

Bevan’s Variety Geranium (Geranium macrorrhizum ‘Bevan’s Variety’)

Ingwersen’s Variety Geranium (Geranium macrorrhizum ‘Ingwersen’s Variety’)

Wild Geranium (Geranium maculatum)

Rozanne Geranium (Geranium ‘Rozanne’ PP12175)

Tiny Monster Geranium (Geranium x ‘Tiny Monster’)

Prairie Smoke (Geum triflorum)

Daylily (Hemerocalis species)

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Palace Purple Coralbells (Heuchera micrantha ‘Palace Purple’)

Fantasia Hibiscus (Hibiscus ‘Fantasia’ PP11853)

Robert Flemming Hibiscus (Hibiscus ‘Robert Flemming’ PPAF)

Hosta (Hosta spp.)

Wild Iris (Iris virginica var. shrevei)

Siberian Iris (Iris sibeirica) & Cultivars

Becky Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum x superbum ‘Becky’)

Phyllis Smith Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum x superbum ‘Phyllis Smith’)

Snowcap Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum x superbum ‘Snow Cap’)

Prairie Blazing Star (Liatris pycnostachya)

Kobold Original Blazing Star (Liatris spicata ‘Kobold Original’)

Big Leaf Golden-Ray (Ligularia dentata ‘Desdemonia’)

Asiatic Lily (Lilium species)

Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis)

Great Blue Lobelia (Lobelia siphilitica)

Wild Blue Lupine (Lupinus perennis)

Virginia Bluebells (Mertensia virginica)

Bee Balm (Monarda didyma) Cultivars

Wild Bergamot (Monarda fistulosa)

Catmint (Nepeta x faassenii)

Kit Kat Catmint (Nepeta x faassenii ‘Kit Kat’)

Walker’s Low Catmint (Nepeta faassenii ‘Walker’s Low’)

Russian Sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia)

Little Spire Russian Sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia ‘Little Spire’)

Minnie Pearl Garden Phlox (Phlox 'Minnie Pearl')

David Tall Phlox (Phlox paniculata ‘David’)

Volcano™ Pink Phlox (Phlox paniculata ‘Volcano Pink’)

Volcano™ Purple Phlox (Phlox paniculata ‘Volcano Purple’)

Volcano™ Red Phlox (Phlox paniculata ‘Volcano Red’)

Prairie Phlox (Phlox pillosa)

Blue Emerald Creeping Phlox (Phlox subulata 'Blue Emerald')

Emerald Pink Creeping Phlox (Phlox subulata 'Emerald Pink')

Miss Manners Obedient Plant (Physostegia virginiana ‘Miss Manners’)

Vivid Obedient Plant (Physostegia virginiana ‘Vivid’)

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Marcus™ Salvia (Salvia nemorosa ‘Haeumanarc’ PP13322)

May Night Salvia (Salvia x superba ‘Mainacht’)

Purple Emperor Sedum (Sedum x 'Purple Emperor')

Autumn Joy Sedum (Sedum spectable ‘Autumn Joy’)

Dragon’s Blood Sedum (Sedum spurium ‘Dragon’s Blood’)

Vera Jameson Sedum (Sedum spurium ‘Vera Jameson’)

Compassplant (Silphium laciniatum)

Prairie Dock (Silphium terebinthinaceum)

Lucerne Blue-Eyed Grass (Sisyrinchium augustifolium ‘Lucerne’)

Zigzag Goldenrod (Solidago flexicaulis)

Fireworks Goldenrod (Solidago rugosa ‘Fireworks’)

Elm-leafed Goldenrod (Solidago ulmifolia)

Hummelo Lamb’s Ear (Stachys monnieri ‘Hummelo’)

Purple Meadow Rue (Thalictrum dasycarpum)

Samurai Toad Lily (Tricyrtis formosana ‘Samurai’)

Mauve-Purple

Violet-Blue

Caradonna Salvia (Salvia nemorosa ‘Caradonna’)

Purple Labrador Violet (Viola labradorica)

Lilac-Blue

Blue Hill Salvia (Salvia nemorosa ‘Blauhugel’)

Violet-Purple

Lavender

Hairy Wild Petunia (Ruellia humilis)

Ironweed (Vernonia fasciculata)

Gold

Viette's Little Suzy Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia spe. 'Viette's Little Suzy')

Lavender

Golden-yellow

Goldsturm Rudbeckia (Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Goldsturm’)

Tojen Toad Lily (Tricyrtis hirta ‘Tojen’)

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Red Maple

Acer saccharum

Sugar Maple

Acer tataricum

Tatarian Maple

Aesculus

Buckeye/Horsechestnut

Alnus

Alder

Amelanchier

Serviceberry

Betula nigra

River Birch

Betula papyrifera

Paper Birch

Carpinus caroliniana

Musclewood

Carya cordiformis

Bitternut Hickory

Carya ovata

Shagbark Hickory

Catalpa speciosa

Northern Catalpa

Celtis occidentalis

Hackberry

Cercidiphyllum japonicum

Katsura Tree

Cercis canadensis

Eastern Redbud

Chionanthus virginicus

White Fringetree

Cladrastris kentukea

American Yellowwood

Cornus mas

Corneliancherry Dogwood

Corylus colurna

Turkish Filbert

Crataegus

Hawthorn

Fagus

Beech

Ginkgo biloba

Maidenhair Tree

Gleditsia triacanthos

Honeylocust

Gymnocladus dioica

Kentucky Coffeetree

Juglans nigra

Black Walnut

= Can be safely dug at this time = There is some risk in digging at this time = Johnson’s Nursery does not recommend digging at this time

November

Acer rubrum

Late Oct.

Norway Maple

Early Oct.

Acer platanoides

September

Norwegian Sunset Maple

August

Acer x 'Norwegian Sunset'

July

State Street™ Miyabe Maple

June

Acer miyabei 'State Street'

Early May

Freeman Maple

Late April

Acer x freemanii

Early April

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Merrill Magnolia

Magnolia stellata

Star Magnolia

Malus 'Cultivars'

Crabapple

Malus 'Bob White'

Bob White Crabapple

Malus 'Coralburst'

Coralburst Crabapple

Malus 'Golden Raindrops'

Golden Raindrops Crabapple

Malus 'Royal Raindrops'

Royal Raindrops Crabapple

Malus sargentii

Sargent Crabapple

Malus sargentii 'Tina'

Tina Crabapple

Malus x zumi calocarpa

Redbud Crabapple

Ostrya virginiana

Ironwood

Phellodendron

Corktree

Populus tremuloides

Quaking Aspen

Prunus

Cherry

Ptelea trifoliata

Hoptree

Pyrus

Pear

Quercus

Oak

Sorbus

Mountainash

Syringa reticulata

Japanese Tree Lilac

Tilia

Linden

Tilia tomentosa

Silver Linden

Ulmus

Elm

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Magnolia x loebneri 'Merrill'

Late Oct.

Messel Magnolia

Early Oct.

Mag. x loeb. 'Leonard Messel'

September

Butterflies Magnolia

August

Magnolia x ‘Butterflies’

July

Amur Maackia

June

Maackia amurensis

Early May

Tuliptree

Late April

Liriodendron tulipifera

Early April

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Larch

Picea abies

Norway Spruce

Picea glauca

White Spruce

Picea glauca var. densata

Black Hills Spruce

Picea omorika

Serbian Spruce

Picea pungens

Colorado Spruce

Pinus bungeana

Lacebark Pine

Pinus cembra

Swiss Stone Pine

Pinus flexilis

Limber Pine

Pinus koraiensis

Korean Pine

Pinus mugo

Mugo Pine

Pinus nigra

Austrian Pine

Pinus strobus

White Pine

Pinus sylvestris

Scots Pine

Pseudotsuga menziesii

Douglas Fir

Taxus

Yew

Thuja occidentalis

Arborvitae

Thuja plicata

Giant Arborvitae

= Can be safely dug at this time = There is some risk in digging at this time = Johnson’s Nursery does not recommend digging at this time

November

Larix

Late Oct.

Juniper

Early Oct.

Juniperus virginiana

September

Juniper

August

Juniperus chinensis

Late July

Falsecypress

Early July

Chamaecyparis pis.

June

Boxwood

Late May

Buxus

Early May

Fir

Late April

Abies

Early April

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