Aesculus parviflora is easily grown in average soil in part to full shade and features … Continued
browsing plants: native shrubs
Native plants have evolved over thousands of years alongside native wildlife and therefore offer the most useful habitat. Native plants feed bugs at every stage of life, and bugs are the very foundation for our entire food web.
Our prairie natives require less water, and are adapted to grow in our soil types and temperature extremes, so they do well without requiring extensive resources and chemicals. Native plants help in management of rainwater runoff and maintain healthy soil with their deep root systems.
A small, deciduous, usually multi-trunked understory tree or tall shrub which is native to thickets … Continued
Prefers full sun and requires minimal attention. Blue-green foliage, delicate 2” flower clusters and brilliant … Continued
Deciduous, early-flowering, large shrub or small tree typically grows 15-30’ tall. Showy, 5-petaled, slightly fragrant, … Continued
Bright green leaves are topped by showy purple flowers with bright red stamen that give … Continued
This native shrub grows in woodlands and prairies. 4-8″ spike-like clusters of tiny, bluish-purple flowers … Continued
An open, upright, deciduous shrub that typically grows 3-6’ tall. Autumn berries and purple-red foliage … Continued
This handsome selection of the North American native arrowwood viburnum boasts neat foliage, white spring … Continued
A rounded, deciduous shrub with upright-arching branches. The best ornamental feature of this shrub is … Continued
A dense, rounded deciduous native with a suckering habit with very fragrant, brown to reddish-brown … Continued
Named because dried leaves were used as a tea substitute during the American Revolutionary War. … Continued
This deciduous shrub has an open, rounded habit. Common throughout the midwest, it can most … Continued