Bleeding Heart: Thriving Native Plant for Maryland Piedmont

Bleeding Heart: Thriving Native Plant for Maryland Piedmont

Bleeding Heart: Thriving Native Plant for Maryland Piedmont   LGS Notes: Bleeding heart is an ideal native perennial for shade gardens.  It is deer tolerant and rabbit tolerant, and it stays small and compact, making it ideal for a more formal garden.  Bleeding...
‘Espresso’ Geranium: Native Plants That Thrive in Maryland

‘Espresso’ Geranium: Native Plants That Thrive in Maryland

‘Espresso’ Geranium: Native Plants That Thrive in Maryland LGS Notes: Espresso geranium is a special cultivar bred for its rich brown/purple foliage and its attractive purple spring flower.  It is deer, rabbit, and drought tolerant, but very attractive to...
White Oak: Native Plants That Thrive in Maryland

White Oak: Native Plants That Thrive in Maryland

White Oak: Native Plants That Thrive in Maryland LGS Notes: White oak is a large deciduous tree that is commonly found in forest all through Maryland. It is great for bees, birds, and squirrels, and tolerates a variety of soil conditions. This tree is at the top of...
Witch Hazel: Maryland Natives That Thrive

Witch Hazel: Maryland Natives That Thrive

Witch Hazel: Maryland Natives That Thrive LGS Notes: Witch hazel is a small, multistemmed tree that flowers in the fall and winter.  It is deer resistant, and great for rain gardens and clay soil.  The bright yellow flowers bloom in fall and early winter, sometimes in...
Spicebush: Thriving Native Plants of Maryland

Spicebush: Thriving Native Plants of Maryland

Spicebush: Thriving Native Plants of Maryland LGS Notes: Spicebush is a medium shrub that thrives in full sun and shade.  It is deer resistant, but attracts birds with its berries, and butterflies and bees with its spring flowers.  It is a host plant for the Spicebush...