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Cane Fruit

Blackberries

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Blackberry
Nelson New catalog listings coming in early October
385 Midsummer. Moderately large and quite juicy fruit with true blackberry taste. Highly productive. Z3/4. read more

Conifers

Cedar

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Eastern White Cedar New catalog listings coming in early October
443 Thuja occidentalis 20-60'. Narrow and tall with twiggy branches, soft fibrous orange-brown bark, and distinct flat foliage. Good for screens and hedges. Z2. read more

Fir

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Balsam Fir New catalog listings coming in early October
437 Abies balsamea 45-75'. Native conifers with fragrant boughs used for wreaths. The best Christmas tree! Semi-shade tolerant. Good hedge tree. Z3. read more

Pine

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Eastern White Pine New catalog listings coming in early October
442 Pinus strobus 100'+. Magnificent and massive when mature. Smooth bark becomes rough, deeply furrowed with age. Makes a beautiful hedge. Shade tolerant. Z3. read more

Spruce

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White Spruce New catalog listings coming in early October
440 Picea glauca 60-90' x 10-20'. Native conifer, one of the best trees for wind blocks and privacy screens. Adaptable and tolerant to wind, drought and cold. Z2. read more

Groundcovers

Bearberry

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Bearberry New catalog listings coming in early October
580 Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 6-10". Low-growing evergreen groundcover. Can spread to 15'. Pinkish-white flowers in spring. Small red berries persist into winter. Self-pollinating. Z2. read more

Wintergreen

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Wintergreen New catalog listings coming in early October
L585 Gaultheria procumbens 6-10". Aromatic evergreen native groundcover. Glossy dark green leaves. Bell-shaped white flowers in June. Vivid red berries. Self-pollinating. Z3. read more

Medicinal Perennials

Bee Balms

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Wild Bergamot - Organic New catalog listings coming in early October
L768 Monarda fistulosa 2-4' tall. Our native wildflower species with aromatic lavender blossoms. This is the variety most commonly used for medicinal purposes. Z3. read more

Black Cohosh

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Black Cohosh New catalog listings coming in early October
L752 Actaea racemosa 6-10' tall. Long arching racemes of creamy white and gold serpentine flower spikes. Flowers late July into August. Diuretic and anti-inflammatory. Woodland native. Z3. read more

Boneset

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Boneset - Organic New catalog listings coming in early October
L760 Eupatorium perfoliatum 5-7' tall. Flat-topped clusters of white to lavender flowerheads. Stimulates the immune system. Fetching addition to the perennial border. Z3. read more

Echinacea

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Purple Coneflower New catalog listings coming in early October
L759 Echinacea purpurea 3-5' tall. Spiny seedheads are a beautiful coppery yellow-brown, surrounded by a single row of reflexed lavender-purple petals. Tinctured roots boost the immune system. Z3. read more

Mountain Mint

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Mountain Mint - Organic New catalog listings coming in early October
L770 Pycnanthemum virginianum 30" tall. Makes a tasty minty tea traditionally used to settle indigestion. Spreads readily. Densely flowered, attracts pollinators. Native. Z4. read more

Sweetflag

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Sweetflag New catalog listings coming in early October
L751 Acorus americanus 24-36" tall. Water-loving bog plant with broad sword-like foliage that smells sweetly of citrus and vanilla when crushed. Roots traditionally used as an aromatic bitter for digestive upsets. Z3. read more

Vervain

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Blue Vervain - Organic New catalog listings coming in early October
L774 Verbena hastata 5-7' tall. Elegant tall branching spikes of vibrant blue-purple flowers. Attracts pollinators. Commonly used as a nervous-system tonic and mild sedative. Full sun. Native to North America. Z3. read more

Nut Trees

Butternut

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Butternut New catalog listings coming in early October
408 Juglans cinerea 40-60' x same. Very large impressive shade tree with broad open crown. Produces oblong edible nuts. Nice cabinet wood. Native. Z3. read more

Chestnut

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American Chestnut New catalog listings coming in early October
405 Castanea dentata Up to 100'. Once common in the eastern US. Important food source for people and wildlife. Not immune to blight but likely to thrive 10-30 years. Fast growing and precocious. Z4. read more

Hazelnut

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American Hazelnut New catalog listings coming in early October
407 Corylus americana 12-18' x 10-15'. Multi-stemmed native shrub with sweet nuts. Showy catkins in spring. Patchwork of colors in autumn. Can bear in 3-5 years. Z4. read more

Walnut

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Walnut
Black Walnut New catalog listings coming in early October
409 Juglans nigra 70-90'. Spectacular shade tree with open rounded crown. Nuts have sweet earthy rich flavor. May begin to bear in 5-10 years. Z4. read more

Perennial Plants

Asclepias

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Butterfly Weed New catalog listings coming in early October
L691 Asclepias tuberosa Vivid tangerine-orange clusters of flowers in summer atop slender fuzzy stems, covered with green lance-shaped leaves. 24" tall. Z4. read more

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Swamp Red Milkweed - Organic New catalog listings coming in early October
L690 Asclepias incarnata 5' tall. Unique flat-topped clusters of upturned red-rose-colored flowers. Long willow-like leaves. Attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. Native. Z3. read more

Asters

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New England Aster - Organic New catalog listings coming in early October
L746 Symphyotrichum novae-angliae 4-6' tall. North American native. Blooms range from blue-purple to lavender-pink with yellow eyes. Z3. read more

Bellflower

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Scotch Bellflower - Organic New catalog listings coming in early October
L693 Campanula rotundifolia 12" tall. Delicate papery lavender-blue bells nod on slender curved stems. Blooms June-Sept. Drought-tolerant. Thrives in dry gravelly soil; moist well-drained soil works too. Full to part sun. Z2. read more

Bunchberry

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Bunchberry New catalog listings coming in early October
L696 Cornus canadensis 3–8" tall. Woodland native with creamy-white flowers that form clusters of edible scarlet berries. Stunning en masse. Attracts wildlife. Z2. read more

Columbine

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Wild Columbine - Organic New catalog listings coming in early October
L686 Aquilegia canadensis 12-24" tall. This eastern North American native features delicate red-spurred sepals with yellow petaled skirts. Blooms late May to early June. Irresistible to hummingbirds! Z3. read more

Culver’s Root

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Culver’s Root - Organic New catalog listings coming in early October
L749 Veronicastrum virginicum 4-6' tall. Elegant towering native plant sends up large flower spikes with densely clustered tiny white blossoms. Attracts pollinators. Z3. read more

Ferns

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Fern
Leatherwood Fern New catalog listings coming in early October
L703 Dryopteris marginalis 24" tall. Strong stems and slightly glossy leathery grey-green fronds make this one of the best ferns for floral arrangements. Evergreen leaves live through winter. Z3. read more

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Maidenhair Fern New catalog listings coming in early October
L702 Adiantum pedatum 10-12" tall. Tiny ginkgo-like green leaves line glossy black stems. Delicate whorled form. Nursery propagated. Z2. read more

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Royal Fern New catalog listings coming in early October
L704 Osmunda regalis Soft and wavy deciduous lance-shaped light green fronds can reach 3' long. Very showy. Reaches up to 6' tall and more than 9' wide at maturity. Z2. read more

Foxglove Beardtongue

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Foxglove Beardtongue - Organic New catalog listings coming in early October
L737 Penstemon digitalis 3' tall. Beckon the birds and bees to your garden with these white to light pink spires covered with nodding tubular bell-shaped flowers. Z3. read more

Geranium

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Spotted Cranesbill New catalog listings coming in early October
L706 Geranium maculatum 24" tall. Also called Wild Geranium. Clusters of single 1¼" wide pinkish-lilac saucer-shaped flowers. Attracts beneficial insects. Native. Z4. read more

Goldenrod

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Goldenrod
Stiff Goldenrod - Organic New catalog listings coming in early October
L727 Oligoneuron rigidum 2-5' tall. The gorgeous yellow-gold vibrancy of goldenrod packed into a dense, showy, flat-topped cluster. Attractive lush slate-green foliage. Z3. read more

Irises

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Northern Blue Flag New catalog listings coming in early October
L720 Iris versicolor 30-36" tall. Northeastern native species with gorgeous blue-violet flowers with bold purple veining and a white and lemon-yellow blaze. Early. Z2. read more

Jack-in-the-Pulpit

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Jack-in-the-Pulpit New catalog listings coming in early October
L687 Arisaema triphyllum 12–24" tall. Magical Northeastern woodland native prefers dappled shade and moist rich woodland soil. Appears midspring. Z3. read more

Joe Pye Weed

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Spotted Joe Pye Weed - Organic New catalog listings coming in early October
L701 Eutrochium maculatum 4-7' tall. Whimsical flat-topped terminal flower clusters bloom mid-July into August. Seed clusters add unique interest to the winter landscape. Attracts pollinators. Z4. read more

Turtlehead

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Turtlehead New catalog listings coming in early October
L694 Chelone obliqua 2–3' tall. Deep-green leaves topped by elegant spikes of pink hooded flowers shaped like a turtle’s head. Native. Deer resistant. Will flourish in a range of soils. Z4. read more

Wild Ginger

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Canadian Wild Ginger New catalog listings coming in early October
L689 Asarum canadense 6–12" tall. Heart-shaped leaves up to 7" wide spread into a beautiful groundcover. Aromatic roots used medicinally. Needs shade. Z3. read more

Shade Trees

Birch

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Birch
Paper Birch New catalog listings coming in early October
419 Betula papyrifera 30-70' x 30'. Medium-sized tree with magnificent chalk-white peeling bark. Valuable wood. Bark used for traditional crafts. Z3. read more

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Birch
Yellow Birch New catalog listings coming in early October
417 Betula allegheniensis 60-75' x 40-50'. Deep golden-yellow exfoliating bark glows with a satiny sheen. Twigs make a wonderful tea. Shade-tolerant and adaptable. Native to eastern N. America. Z3. read more

Hackberry

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Hackberry New catalog listings coming in early October
422 Celtis occidentalis 40-60' x same. Long-lived shade tree with corky ridged bark and spreading crown. Very adaptable, tolerates shade, wind and pollution. Leaves support butterflies, fruit feeds wildlife. Z3. read more

Hophornbeam

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Hophornbeam
Eastern Hophornbeam New catalog listings coming in early October
424 Ostrya virginiana 20-40' x 15-20'. Small native upland understory tree is tougher than nails. Shaggy bark. Seeds mature in papery cones resembling hops. Z3. read more

Linden

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Linden
American Linden New catalog listings coming in early October
431 Tilia americana 60-80' x same. Tall stately tree with rounded crown and low-hung spreading branches. Sweetly fragrant yellow June flowers. Z3. read more

Maple

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Maple
Sugar Maple New catalog listings coming in early October
416 Acer saccharum 50-100'. Largest of our native maples. Colorful fall foliage. Valued for shade, syrup and lumber. Boil sap to make real maple syrup. Z3. read more

Musclewood

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Musclewood New catalog listings coming in early October
420 Carpinus caroliniana 10-40' x same. A small floodplain or understory tree with long crooked branches and smooth grey ribbed bark. Striking foliage in fall. Z2. read more

Oak

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Oak
Bur Oak New catalog listings coming in early October
427 Quercus macrocarpa 70-80' x same. Hardiest of the white oaks with a deeply grooved massive trunk and a wide-spreading crown. Dark green foliage. Large fringed acorns. Z3. read more

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Chestnut Oak New catalog listings coming in early October
428 Quercus montana 50-70' x same. Dark yellow-green lustrous fuzzy leaves with scalloped edges resemble chestnut leaves. Acorns are important browse for wildlife. Native to eastern U.S. Z4. read more

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Red Oak New catalog listings coming in early October
429 Quercus rubra 60-75' x 45'. The most common oak in northern New England. Magnificent open rounded crown. Fast growing. Tolerant of different conditions. Z4. read more

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Swamp White Oak New catalog listings coming in early October
426 Quercus bicolor 50-60' x same. Massive rounded shade tree with short deeply ridged trunk and fan of branches. Yellow to reddish-purple fall foliage. Native. Z3. read more

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White Oak New catalog listings coming in early October
425 Quercus alba 50-80' x same. Spectacular broad irregularly rounded oak. Wood valued for lumber and firewood. Slow growing and long-lived. Z3. read more

Small Trees and Shrubs

Bayberry

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Bayberry New catalog listings coming in early October
508 Myrica pensylvanica 5-10' x same. Rounded deciduous semi-evergreen very salt-tolerant shrub. Fragrant glossy deep green leaves. Small greyish-blue waxy berries. Tends toward being dioecious. Z2. read more

Beach Plum

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Beach Plum New catalog listings coming in early October
511 Prunus maritima 6' x 5-6'. Rounded dense suckering shrub found along ocean beaches. Showy white blooms in spring. Edible plums in late summer. Plant two for fruit. Z3. read more

Black Haw

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Black Haw New catalog listings coming in early October
568 Viburnum prunifolium 12-15' x 8-12'. Rounded shrub with creamy white cymes in early spring. Suckering habit, but can be pruned. Bluish-black edible fruit clusters in fall. Z3. read more

Buttonbush

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Buttonbush New catalog listings coming in early October
458 Cephalanthus occidentalis 6-10' x 8'. Loose rounded branchy shrub with masses of ornamental blooms that appear 4–6 weeks in summer. Attracts pollinators. Z4. read more

Chokeberries

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Chokeberry
Black Chokeberry Seedling New catalog listings coming in early October
454 Aronia melanocarpa 3-6' x same. Each one is genetically unique. Plant several for an attractive edible hedge. Z3/4. read more

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Chokeberry
Red Chokeberry Seedling New catalog listings coming in early October
451 Aronia arbutifolia 6-10' x 3-6'. Each one is genetically unique. Beautiful in mass plantings and borders. Plant several in a hedge and make the birds happy! Z3/4. read more

Dogwoods

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Dogwood
Pagoda Dogwood New catalog listings coming in early October
461 Cornus alternifolia 20' x 30-35'. Small tree or large multi-stemmed shrub with tiers of horizontal branches and fragrant white 2-3" flower clusters. Z3. read more

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Redosier Dogwood New catalog listings coming in early October
466 Cornus sericea 8-10'. Multi-stemmed spreading shrub excellent for hedges and borders. Red stems admirable in the winter. Valuable native wildlife plant. Z2. read more

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Dogwood
Roundleaf Dogwood New catalog listings coming in early October
484 Cornus rugosa 6-10'. Rare native shrub or small tree found in woodland understories, forest edges and riparian floodplains in North Eastern and Central U.S. Great for shade gardens, steep slopes and hedges. Z4. read more

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Dogwood
Silky Dogwood New catalog listings coming in early October
483 Cornus amomum 8-12' x same. Large rounded long-limbed shrub. Effective for erosion control, wildlife or pollinator habitat. Maroon bark visible in winter. Suckers and spreads. Native to eastern U.S. Z4. read more

Elderberries

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Elderberry Seedling New catalog listings coming in early October
550 Sambucus canadensis 6-12' x same. Each grown from a cold-hardy seed and will be a totally unique plant. Some of our best plants grew from batches of such seedlings. Z3. read more

Honeysuckle

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Honeysuckle
Northern Bush Honeysuckle New catalog listings coming in early October
474 Diervilla lonicera 2-4' x 2-5'. Clusters of yellow tubular flowers attract pollinators. Lustrous green leaves emerge with a hint of bronze. Good for erosion control. Z3. read more

Maple

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Mountain Maple New catalog listings coming in early October
447 Acer spicatum 10-20' x 10-15'. Small bushy understory tree with a presence across the state of Maine. Can form dense thickets, often multi-trunked and good at erosion control on slopes. Adaptable. Native. Z3. read more

Meadowsweet

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Meadowsweet New catalog listings coming in early October
485 Spiraea alba var. latifolia 3-6' x same. Thicket-forming, mound-shaped, woody native shrub with tiny, fragrant, white flowers. Great for pollinator gardens and natural landscaping. Z3. read more

Nannyberry

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Nannyberry New catalog listings coming in early October
566 Viburnum lentago 15-20' x 10-12'. Large shrub with edible blue-black berries. Large clusters of fragrant creamy white flowers. Plant multiples for good pollination. Z2. read more

Roses

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Carolina Rose New catalog listings coming in early October
520 Rosa carolina 2-4' x 5-10'. Single light pink 5-petaled flowers emerge May-June. Small red hips in fall. Found along streams, roads and open woods throughout New England. Full sun to partial shade. Native. Z2. read more

Serviceberries

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Allegheny Serviceberry New catalog listings coming in early October
449 Amelanchier laevis 15-25'. Leaves of this understory tree unfold purplish-orange bronzed color in spring. Pendulous white blossoms. Berries ripen midsummer. Z2. read more

Smoketree

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American Smoketree New catalog listings coming in early October
468 Cotinus obovatus 20-30' x same. Rare and exquisite. Colorful, eye-catching foliage! Fuzzy pink “hairs” give tree a smoky misty quality. Z4. read more

Spicebush

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Spicebush New catalog listings coming in early October
481 Lindera benzoin 6-12' x 8-12'. Large rounded multi-stemmed fragrant native shrub suited to moist or wet areas. Soft-yellow flowers. Glossy red edible berries. Z5. read more

Steeplebush

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Steeplebush New catalog listings coming in early October
556 Spiraea tomentosa 2-4' x same. Adorable little plant. Rosy pink steeples emerge as terminal spikes about 4–6" tall. Easy to grow. A must for every butterfly garden. Z3. read more

Sumac

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Sumac
Fragrant Sumac New catalog listings coming in early October
513 Rhus aromatica 5-6' x 6-8'. Leaves emit a pleasing aroma when crushed. Phenomenal fall colors. Adaptable and easy to transplant. Useful in erosion control. Native to eastern U.S. Z3. read more

Wild Raisin

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Northern Wild Raisin New catalog listings coming in early October
565 Viburnum cassinoides 5-6' x same. Dense suckering native shrub. White flowers from spring to early summer. Edible black fruit. Plant more than one for fruit. Z3. read more

Witch Hazel

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Witch Hazel New catalog listings coming in early October
477 Hamamelis virginiana 8-20' x same. Small fall-flowering tree or large shrub. Brilliant golden-yellow fall color. Quirky yellow flowers in early to mid November. Z3. read more

Vines

Groundnut

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Groundnut New catalog listings coming in early October
L397 Apios americana Nitrogen-fixing leguminous perennial twining vine with edible tubers. Prefers moist sandy soil. Full to partial sun. Z3. read more