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  • Silver Buffaloberry

    A thorny shrub with silvery new growth. Orange-red fruits used for fine jellies. Yellow-white flower. Edible berries that birds love. Xeriscape plant. Extremely drought, cold and alkaline tolerant. Needs both male and female plant to produce the beautiful fruit, only the female plants will produce fruit. Plants are unsexed.

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  • Gro-Low Fragrant Sumac

    Excellent for mass beds and bank control, this low growing sumac has fragrant small yellow flowers in spring followed by velvety red fruit. The fall foliage is spectacular. Best when planted in full sun, plants should be cut back for best bud break. Please note that this variety is graded by the width of the plant not the height. Named 2009 Gold Medal Plant Award Winner by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society.

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  • Beach Plum

    A round, dense shrub found normally on the East Coast along the shore. Has delicious fruit .5"-1" across that are dull purple in color and ripen in August. Fruits may be used for jams and jellies. Flowers are white, single or double and bloom in early May. Salt tolerant.

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  • Pawnee Buttes® Western Sand Cherry

    An introduction from the Colorado Plant Select® program. The fragrant white flowers appear in April and produce a heavy crop of black cherries in summer attractive to wildlife. The lustrous, green leaves turn a bright red and purple in autumn. Think of this plant as the groundcover form of our native sandcherry. Best in full sun to partial shade and tolerant of dry soils.

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  • Mango Tango™ Potentilla

    This exciting potentilla from the University of Manitoba has striking bicolor flowers that display shades of orange and red radiating from the center of the flower petal over a base color of deep yellow. The red of the flowers intensifies during cooler weather; conversely, hot weather may signal a softening of the color. Mango Tango™ forms a tidy, compact mound and is at its best in full sun. (CPBR #0755, C®)

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  • Summer Wine® Ninebark

    Improved variety of ninebark with neat, compact branching and fine, deeply cut, dark crimson-red leaves. Summer Wine® combines the fine texture of Physocarpus 'Nanus' with the dark foliage of Diabolo®. Requires little pruning. Pinkish-white flowers in mid-summer show nicely against the dark foliage. (CPBR 2641)

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  • Nugget Ninebark

    Selected for its superior habit and growth characteristics. The fine textured foliage emerges a deep golden yellow with a hint of bronze and matures to lime-green. Its compact, dense habit make it valuable where a medium to medium-low shrub is needed in the landscape or as a hedge. A SDSU introduction. NC-7 Trials top-performing plant.

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  • Diabolo® Ninebark

    A cultivar from Germany selected for its beautiful red-purple foliage on long arching canes. Forms a beautiful rounded mound of foliage and, even though it gets quite tall, can be controlled by cutting branches back to the ground each spring. Blooms in spring with creamy-white flowers that contrast nicely against the dark foliage. Plant in full sun for best foliage color. A good substitute for Prunus x cistena because of its hardiness and durability. 2002 Gold Medal Plant Award winner.

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