November 22, 2010
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Redosier Dogwood

Redosier Dogwood Cornus sericea Description & Overview Redosier Dogwood is a uniquely beautiful Wisconsin native shrub that provides food and shelter to nearly 100 species of birds. It can be used as a stunning hedge or border plant in just about any soil condition. Thriving in wet areas, with suckering […]
August 17, 2010
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Pin Cherry

Pin Cherry is a Wisconsin native tree and a rare find in the nursery trade! Perfect for a bird garden, reforestation, or naturalization project, its bountiful shiny red drupes are a favorite of many varieties of wildlife, especially birds and pollinators.
February 5, 2010
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Bladdernut Staphylea trifolia Description & Overview Bladdernut is a highly versatile under-used Wisconsin native shrub that is shade-tolerant, thicket-forming, and provides four-season interest. Bell-shaped white flowers hang from the stems in May. Inflated bladder-like seed capsules follow, persisting through fall and winter. The dark green trifoliate leaves turn a soft […]
January 27, 2010
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Canada Wild Ginger

Canada Wild Ginger is a handsome Wisconsin native perennial with large, downy, heart-shaped deep green foliage. In shady areas, Canada Wild Ginger makes an excellent low-growing groundcover, slowly spreading to create a carpet of green. In spring, fragrant, cup-shaped purplish flowers appear at ground level, attracting many a pollinator.
January 21, 2010
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Glossy Black Chokeberry

Glossy Black Chokeberry Aronia melanocarpa var. elata Description & Overview Glossy Black Chokeberry is a suckering shrub native to Wisconsin with four-season interest. It has fragrant white flower clusters in Spring, brilliant fall color, and large shiny dark berries that persist throughout winter. It provides habitat and food for wildlife […]
January 17, 2010
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Cucumbertree Magnolia

Cucumbertree Magnolia Magnolia acuminata Description & Overview Cucumbertree Magnolia is a large, cold-hardy, fast-growing shade tree native to a large area of the United States and Ontario, Canada. This majestic tree has a tall, broad, symmetrical pyramidal growth habit and is perfect for a park or large open area. Cucumbertree […]
January 8, 2010
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American Filbert

American Filbert Corylus americana Description & Overview American Filbert, also known as American Hazelnut, is a suckering shrub native to the edges and understory of Wisconsin woodlands. It will grow in a wide variety of conditions, attracts many species of wildlife, and has four-season interest. American hazelnut is an excellent […]