Native Plant List Tim Abbey American cranberry Vaccinium macrocarpon




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Native Plant List

Tim Abbey


American cranberry Vaccinium macrocarpon

Northern and Eastern United States, Zones 2-6

Evergreen. Dark green foliage turns reddish purple in fall. Full sun. Moist, high organic matter soil. Fall berries for birds and mammals. Size (HxW) = 2-6’ x Indefinite.


American cranberry bush Viburnum trilobum

Northeastern United States, Zones 2-7

White flowers, May-early June. Yellow, reddish-purple fall color. Full sun to partial shade. Moist, well drained soil, but adapts to various conditions. Red fall and winter berries. Size (HxW) = 8-12' x equal.


Arrowwood Viburnum dentatum

Eastern United States, Zones 3-8

Full sun to partial shade. Moist, well-drained soil, but well adapted to various conditions. Salt tolerant. Fall berries eaten by birds. Size (HxW) = 6-12’ x equal.


Bayberry Myrica pensylvanica

Eastern United States, Zones 3-6

Yellow flowers, March-April. Minimal burgundy fall color. Full sun to partial shade. Poor soils, drought and salt tolerant. Gray, winter berries. Produces suckers. Size (HxW) = 5-12' x equal.


Bog-rosemary Andromeda polifolia var. glaucophylla

Northern United States, Zones 2-6

White flowers, May-early June. Blue-green to dark green leaves. Full sun to partial shade. Peat/sand soil that is moist and cool. Size (HxW) = 1-2' x 2-3'.


Box huckleberry Gaylussacia brachycera

Mountains of PA to VA, KY and TN, Zones 5-7

Dwarf evergreen with glossy dark foliage. Acidic, loose, well-drained soil with organic matter. Size (HxW) = 6-18” x Indefinite.


Buttonbush Cephalanthus occidentalis

Eastern to central United States, Zones 5-11

Full sun to partial shade. Prefers moist soil. Interesting late-summer flowers and fall to winter fruit. Size (HxW) = 6-8’ x equal, potential to be larger.


Chokeberry (red) Aronia arbutifolia

Eastern United States, Zones 4-9

White flowers in May. Red-purple fall color. Full sun to partial shade. Adapts to various soil conditions. Berries for winter interest. Mass plantings. Size (HxW) = 6-10' x 8-12'.


Fothergilla (dwarf, large) Fothergilla gardenii, F. major

Southeastern United States, Zones 4-8

White flowers, April-May. Yellow, orange, scarlet fall color. Full sun to partial shade. Moist, well-drained, acidic soil. Foundation, border, mass plantings. Size (HxW) = 2-3' x equal. 6-10' x equal.


Highbush blueberry Vaccinium corymbosum

Eastern United States, Zones 3-6

White flowers, May-early June. Yellow, bronze, orange to red fall color. Full sun to partial shade. Moist to dry acidic (pH 4.5-5.5) soil. Summer berries for birds and mammals. Size (HxW) = 6-12' x 8-12'.


Inkberry (Compact forms) Ilex glabra

Eastern United States, Zones 4-9

White flowers, May-June. Evergreen foliage. Full sun to shade. Moist, acidic soils, although drought tolerant. Foundation, border, mass plantings. Produces suckers. Size (HxW) = 6-8' x 8-10'.


Labrador tea Rhododendron (Ledum) groenlandicum

Northern United States, Zones 2-5

Evergreen. Cool, moist swamp areas. Well-drained acidic soil. Size (HxW) = 2-4’ x equal (variable).


Mountain laurel Kalmia latifolia

Eastern United States, Zones 4-9

Evergreen. Full sun to shade. Well-drained acidic soil. Connecticut and Pennsylvania state flower. Size (HxW) = 7-20’ x equal (variable).


Red twig dogwood Cornus sericea

Wide spread in United States (particularly northern US), Zones 2-7

Full sun to shade. Moist, well-drained soil, but will adapt to various soil conditions. White fall berries eaten by birds. Bright red stems. Size (HxW) = 6-12’ x equal.


Shadbush Amelanchier arborea or A. canadensis

Eastern United States, Zones 3-8

Full sun to partial shade. Moist, well-drained, acidic soil. Good for wet areas, but not stress tolerant. Edible, purple-black summer berries. Size (HxW) = 15-20’ x variable. A. canadensis has similar size.


Sheep laurel Kalmia angustifolia

Eastern United States, Zones 1-6 or 7

Evergreen. Full sun to shade. Well-drained acidic soil. Size (HxW) = 1-3’ x equal (variable).


Spicebush Lindera benzoin

Eastern to central United States, Zones 4-9

Full sun to partial shade. Moist, well-drained soil. Very early flowers. Attracts butterflies. Scarlet, fall berries for birds and mammals. All parts of plant are aromatic if crushed. Size (HxW) = 6-12’ x equal.


Summersweet (Sweet pepper bush) Clethra alnifolia

Eastern United States, Zones 3-9

White flowers, July-August. Pale yellow to golden brown fall color. Full sun to shade. Moist to wet, acidic soils. Salt tolerant. Blooms best in full sun. Fruit. Size (HxW) = 6-8' x 8-10'.


Sweetfern Comptonia peregrina

Eastern United States, Zones 2-5 or 6

Dark green foliage. Peat, sand, sterile acidic soils. Can fix nitrogen so good for harsh areas. Size (HxW) = 2-4' x 4-8'.


Three-toothed cinquefoil Potentilla tridentata

Northern and Eastern United States, Zones 2-6

Evergreen groundcover. White flowers in the spring. Full sun. Grows in a variety of soil conditions. Size (HxW) = 1-10” x Indefinite.


Sweetgale Myrica gale

Northern United States, Zones 1-5

Bushy shrub with glossy, blue-green to dark green foliage. Cool, moist swamp areas. Size (HxW) = 2-4’ x equal (variable).


Virginia sweetspire Itea virginica

Southeastern United States, Zones 5-9

White flowers, June-July. Reddish purple fall color. Full sun to partial shade. Moist soil, tolerant of wet conditions. Shrub border. Borderline hardiness in New England. Size (HxW) = 3-5' x variable.


Common winterberry Ilex verticillata

Eastern United States, Zones 3-9

White flowers, June-July. Minimal yellow fall color. Full sun to partial shade. Moist, acidic (pH 4.5-6.5) soil, tolerant of wet conditions. Border or massing, red winter berries for birds. Need female and male plants for berries. Size (HxW) = 6-10' x equal.


Witchhazel Hamamelis vernalis

Missouri to Louisiana and Oklahoma, Zones 4-8

Full sun to partial shade. Moist soil, pH adaptable. Screen or unpruned hedge. Very early flowers. Size (HxW) = 6-12’ x equal.


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