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...
Sassafras: Native Plants That Thrive in Maryland Piedmont

Sassafras: Native Plants That Thrive in Maryland Piedmont

Sassafras: Native Plants That Thrive in Maryland Piedmont LGS Notes: Sassafras is a large, deer resistant native tree.  It has a uniquely recognizable leaf shape and is often found along the edges of dense thickets in the wild.  The yellow flowers are attractive to...
Serviceberry: Maryland Native Plants That Thrive

Serviceberry: Maryland Native Plants That Thrive

Maryland Native Plants That Thrive : Serviceberry LGS Notes: Serviceberry is a multi stemmed, medium height native tree with spring blooming flowers and edible berries in the summer.  These trees are great for adding height to smaller areas.  Their berries attract...
Eastern Redbud: Maryland Native Plant That Thrives

Eastern Redbud: Maryland Native Plant That Thrives

Eastern Redbud: Maryland Native Plant That Thrives LGS Notes: Eastern redbud is a small tree that is ideal for sunny lawns to attract bees, birds, and butterflies to their pink spring flowers.  They are also deer resistant and tolerant of clay soil. We use redbud a...
‘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....