‘Tiny Wine’ Ninebark: Maryland Native Plant That Thrives

‘Tiny Wine’ Ninebark: Maryland Native Plant That Thrives

‘Tiny Wine’ Ninebark: Maryland Native Plant That Thrives LGS Notes: ‘Tiny Wine’ ninebark, a small shrub with deep purple, year round color and soft pink flowers in the spring. It tolerates drought, erosion, and clay. I use it in designs to add...
Elderberry: Thriving Maryland Piedmont Native Plant

Elderberry: Thriving Maryland Piedmont Native Plant

Elderberry: Thriving Maryland Piedmont Native Plant LGS Notes: Elderberry is a large, native shrub with dark berries that attract birds, and white flowers that attract bees and butterflies. It tolerates wet soil so it can be used in larger rain gardens to add height....
Red Chokeberry- Maryland Native Plants That Thrive

Red Chokeberry- Maryland Native Plants That Thrive

Maryland Native Plants That Thrive Red Chokeberry LGS Notes: Red chokeberry is a more colorful alternative to the black chokeberry, however, its red berries are not as attractive to birds.  I have read that the red berries do persist long into winter making for winter...
Black Chokeberry: Thriving Native of Plants of Maryland

Black Chokeberry: Thriving Native of Plants of Maryland

Thriving Native of Plants of Maryland Black Chokeberry LGS Notes: Black chokeberry is a great source of food for birds. It can be used for erosion control, woodland gardens, and rain gardens.  The foliage turns an attractive red/orange in the fall, and its berries...