Native Plant Spotlight: Highbush Blueberry

Native Plant Spotlight: Highbush Blueberry

This week LGS’s Native Plant Spotlight features the Highbush Blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum). Technically speaking, there is a second blueberry native to Maryland: the Lowbush Blueberry (V. angustifolium). However, Maryland and Virginia are really on the...
Foamflower: Maryland Native Plants for Spring

Foamflower: Maryland Native Plants for Spring

Maryland Native Plants for Spring Tiarella cordifolia Tiarella cordifolia, Foamflower, is quick-spreading, clumping perennial that makes a great ground cover.  Airy, tiny white flowers situated on ling stamens appear in spring.  The foliage remains green  throughout...
Northern Bayberry Native Plant Spotlight

Northern Bayberry Native Plant Spotlight

LGS Notes: Northern Bayberry is a deciduous shrub with light blue berries.  It is great for a variety of birds and critters.  It can be used in a full sun to part sun rain garden as it tolerates both drought and wet soil. Allow it lots of room because it likes to take...