Bleeding Heart: Colorful Maryland Native Plants

Bleeding Heart: Colorful Maryland Native Plants

Colorful Maryland Native Plants Dicentra eximia   Dicentra eximia, Bleeding Heart, is a native wildflower with a fern-like, grayish-green foliage and pink to purplish heart-shaped flowers. The heart-shaped flowers bloom in the late spring. Bleeding Hearts do not...
Serviceberry: Maryland Native Plants for Spring

Serviceberry: Maryland Native Plants for Spring

Maryland Native Plants for Spring Amelanchier canadensis   Amelanchier canadensis,¬†Serviceberry is a deciduous multi-stemmed shrub or small tree. In the early spring, white blooms emerge. The blooms are followed by edible berries. The berries mature from green to...
Redbud: Colorful Native Plants for Maryland

Redbud: Colorful Native Plants for Maryland

Colorful Native Plants for Maryland Cercis canadensis   Cercis canadensis, redbud, is deciduous, multi-trunked tree. The tree displays clusters of rosy-pink flowers in early spring. The redbud flowers are then followed by bean-like dry seedpods, which can remain...
Buttonbush: Fragrant Maryland Native Plants

Buttonbush: Fragrant Maryland Native Plants

Fragrant Native Maryland Plants Cephalanthus occidentalis   Cephalanthus occidentalis,¬†Buttonbush, is a deciduous shrub with an open-rounded habit. The leaves emerge in the late spring, and the flowers pop up in the early to mid summer. The shrub has unusual...