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Invasive Plant Factsheet: Japanese Spiraea (Spiraea japonica)

2020 Invasive Plant Factsheet:
The rapid spread of Japanese Spiraea when it escapes from cultivation crowds out native species in natural areas. It is now classified as invasive in the Mid-Atlantic states, including Virginia, and is on the list for Arlington County. Continue reading

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Native Alternatives to Overused Foundation Plants, Part I

Our Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic Region offers many attractive substitute shrubs to traditional foundation non-natives that can add beauty and diversity to the landscape while providing nectar, pollen, and fruit for the insect and animal species with which they have evolved. Read on to learn about the ornamental qualities and wildlife support offered by native alternatives for these popular alien shrubs. Continue reading

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