‘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...
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...