Tag Archives: Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

SHRUB: Ilex glabra (Inkberry)

Ilex gabra (Inkberry) is a holly species with lustrous, evergreen foliage all year. Continue reading

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TREE: Quercus alba (White Oak)

Tried and True Native Plant Selection for the Mid-Atlantic: This member of the white oak taxonomic group is an important plant to maintain biodiversity, and it supports an amazing 517 lepidoptera species. Continue reading

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PERENNIAL: Echinacea purpurea (Purple Coneflower)

The lovely coneflower is native to Ilinois, Missouri and Arkansas but supports so many beneficial insects and goldfinches that it functions as a native in the sunny garden in our area. Continue reading

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FERN: Dennstaedtia punctilobula (Hay Scented Fern)

Dennstaedtia punctilobula (Hay Scented Fern), this week’s Tried and True Native Plant Selection for the Mid-Atlantic turns a beautiful shade of yellow in the fall. Continue reading

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GROUND COVER: Rhus aromatica ‘Gro-Low’ (Fragrant Sumac)

Check out the beautiful foliage of this vigorous ground-hugging shrub. This week’s Tried and True Native Plant Selection for the Mid-Atlantic is the lovely ground cover Rhus aromatica ‘Gro-Low’ (Fragrant Sumac). Continue reading

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FERN: Matteuccia struthiopteris (Ostrich Fern)

This week’s Tried and True Plant for the Mid-Atlantic is the beautiful and impressive Ostrich Fern. Continue reading

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