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Tried and True Native Plant Selections
for the Mid-Atlantic
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Chionanthus virginicus ([White] Fringetree, Old Man’s Beard)
An appealing addition to the landscape, this native is rare in Pennsylvania and historical in Delaware’s Piedmont, but frequent to common elsewhere in the Mid-Atlantic Region. The Virginia Native Plant Society named White Fringetree as Wildflower of the Year in 1997. Be aware though, it also appeals to deer!
Learn more about other Mid-Atlantic plants:
Tried and True Native Plant Fact Sheets