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Taxodium (Baldcypress) distichum (Common Baldcypress)

Native tree. Good as a street tree. Drought tolerant. Generally found in wet swampy areas, often in standing water. A deciduous conifer. Pyramidal to conical shape, especially when young. Branching is more or less horizontal. Foliage emerges as a bright yellow and matures to a soft green. Needles turn an attractive, warm reddish brown in fall. Relatively care-free. Works well at pond edges, for shade, in wet sites, as well as in groupings.

  • Height: 50'-80'
  • Spread: 20'-30'
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Viburnum (Viburnum) prunifolium (Blackhaw Viburnum)

Stiff and  horizontally branched, Blackhaw Viburnum is a large shrub or small native tree.  In spring new leaves emerge copper-colored followed by white, flat-topped flowers and green glossy foliage.  Excellent pinkish-red fall color with black fruits contrast nicely.  A great plant for naturalized areas. Relatively slow growing.  This highly adaptable plant can withstand many soil conditions, including dry or wet, alkaline and clay soils. 

 

 

  • Height: 12'-15'
  • Spread: 8'-12'
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Viburnum (Viburnum) prunifolium 'Wilson' (Wilson’s Blackhaw Viburnum)

Nice dense habit – tends to be tighter than the species. Compact version of the upright dense shrub. Blue-Black fruits appear in fall and hang on until spring. Extremely dense mounded form requires little to no trimming. Excellent as a foundation plant, this shade-tolerant viburnum can withstand many soil conditions, including wet soils   Also makes a great winter screening or low hedge. 

  • Height: 6'-8'
  • Spread: 6'-8'
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  • Attracts Birds
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    Rabbit Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Deer Resistant
  • Fragrant
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Shade
  • Wet Soils