Just a small sampling of the many shrubs which will be available at the sale. Shop EARLY for best selection. Some sell out quickly.
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Beardtongue is a taller perennial (1.5-2.5 ft) for dry locations.
Wildlife interaction: Larval host: Baltimore checkerspot (Euphydryas phaeton); attracts pollinators and hummingbirds.
Learn planting conditions: http://www.fnps.org/plants/plant/penstemon-multiflorus
Baldcypress tree is a wildlife playground!
Deciduous, great hurricane wind resistance, fall color, interesting foliage. Moth larval host.
Wildlife interaction: seeds are eaten by wild turkey, wood ducks, evening grosbeak, and squirrels. The seed is a minor part of the diet of waterfowl and wading birds. Yellow-throated warblers forage in the Spanish moss often found hanging on the branches of old cypress trees. Cypress domes provide watering places for a variety of birds, mammals, and reptiles of the surrounding pinelands. source: http://www.fs.fed.us/database/feis/plants/tree/taxdis/all.html
Learn planting conditions: http://www.fnps.org/plants/plant/taxodium-distichum
Give this beauty room to grow. Also called ; AMERICAN PLANETREE
Wildlife interaction: seeds feed multiple types of wildlife and older trees can provide nesting locations. Hosts several species of moths and I personally find butterflies resting for the night under the huge leaves.
Giving pollinators an head start, bright pink flowers greet you before the leaves develop each spring on the eastern redbud tree. Attains a height of 25-30 ft. making it a perfect specimen for a smaller garden.
Larval host: Henry’s elfin (Callophrys henrici) and io moth (Automeris io). Popular with bees.
Amorpha fruticosa (BASTARD FALSE INDIGO) is a deciduous shrub with lacey leaves. It can be used as a specimen, screen, hedge, or background plant growing to a height of 6-12ft.
Larval host for butterfly: southern dogface (Zerene cesonia), gray hairstreak (Strymon melinus), and silver-spotted Skipper (Epargyreus clarus)
Learn planting conditions: http://www.fnps.org/plants/plant/amorpha-fruticosa