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Aronia (Aronia) arbutifolia (Red Chokeberry)

Stiff, upright habit with vase shape. Spreads by suckers. White to pinkish flowers in spring. 1/4″ bright red fruit that persist into winter. Native. Easy to transplant. Fruit attracts birds. Tolerates a wide range of soils – wet, dry. Excellent red fall color.

  • Height: 6'-10'
  • Spread: 3'-5'
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Aronia (Aronia) melanocarpa 'Autumn Magic' (Autumn Magic Chokeberry)

Upright growth. Fragrant white flowers in the spring, followed by clusters of large, edible, dark blue to black berries which persist on the plant through winter. Glossy dark green foliage turns to shades of red and purple in the fall. Hardy. Self pollinating. Excellent in mixed or shrub border, as a hedge. Attracts birds.

  • Height: 3'-5'
  • Spread: 2'-4'
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Aronia (Aronia) melanocarpa 'Elata' (Glossy Black Chokeberry)

Native to North America. Grows into an upright plant which is very winter hardy and has dark green, healthy foliage which turns a brilliant red in fall. Not bothered by insects or disease. Covered by clusters of small white flowers in spring. Flowers followed by clusters of dark blue to black fruit which persist into the winter. Fruit is edible and often made into a healthy juice, syrup or jelly. Self pollinating. Good in mixed border, shrub border, hedge, or as an accent or specimen plant.

  • Height: 4'-6'
  • Spread: 4'-6'
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Aronia (Aronia) melanocarpa 'Morton' (Iroquois Beauty Chokeberry)

Compact, mounding habit. Grows less than 3′ tall after 10 years. Clusters of white flowers in spring. Excellent orange, wine, and red fall color. Purplish black, edible berries in winter. Performs well in sun or shade.

  • Height: 3'-4'
  • Spread: 3'-5'
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Azalea (Azalea) Rhododendron x. 'Golden Lights' (Golden Lights Azalea)

Of the ‘Lights’ series, bred at University of Minnesota. Vigorous grower with fragrant flowers. Introduced for its golden flowers which are smaller than A. ‘Northern Lights’. Foliage is dark green and more resistant to mildew than other varieties. Hardy.

  • Height: 4'-5'
  • Spread: 3'-4'
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Azalea (Azalea) Rhododendron x. 'Mandarin Lights' (Mandarin Lights Azalea)

Of the ‘Lights’ series. Bushy, semi-dwarf, compact form with fine textured leaves and branches. Its small size makes it a handy plant in the landscape. Flowers about a week earlier than the Northern lights introductions. Plants are sterile – no seed pods.

  • Height: 2'-3'
  • Spread: 2'-3'
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Azalea (Azalea) Rhododendron x. 'Northern Lights' (Northern Lights Azalea)

Of the ‘Lights’ series, bred at University of Minnesota. Selected for vigor and heavy flowering. Prefers light shade, but does well in full sun. Plants are reliably hardy with flower buds surviving -40*F. Deep green foliage. Uniform growth habit.

  • Height: 4'-5'
  • Spread: 4'-5'
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Azalea (Azalea) Rhododendron x. 'Stewartsonia' (Stewartsonia Azalea)

Low, mounding shape and dense foliage make this an excellent choice for areas where height is not desirable. Lustrous, dark green leaves. While technically hardy in the Midwest, it is advisable to keep them out of a western exposure, unless protected from wind.

  • Height: 2'-4'
  • Spread: 3'-4'
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Berberis (Barberry) thunbergii 'BailJulia' (Toscana™ Barberry)

Toscana™ Barberry’s large showy foliage emerges red in spring with a fine, bright yellow margin. The margin eventually fades through summer, but the foliage remains red. The red color darkens in autumn, taking on burgundy tones. This barberry forms an upright shrub with arching branches.

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  • Height: 3'-5'
  • Spread: 2'-4'
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Berberis (Barberry) thunbergii 'Bogozam' (Bonanza Gold Japanese Barberry)

Small, dwarf, golden variety that can be used as a foundation plant or specimen. Produces gracefully arching branches of bright gold foliage that takes on orange tones in the fall. Small bright red berries persist into winter. Great for retaining walls or embankments. Low maintenance. Does not suffer heat scorch in full sun.

  • Height: 18-24"
  • Spread: 24-30"
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Berberis (Barberry) thunbergii 'Concorde' (Japanese Concorde Barberry)

Offers some of the deepest maroon-purple foliage available, which turns slightly reddish in the fall. Small yellow flowers followed by bright red berries. Rounded shape. Drought tolerant and pest resistant. Plant in full sun for best color. Use as foundation plant, or along a border.

  • Height: 2'-3'
  • Spread: 2'-3'
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Berberis (Barberry) thunbergii 'Limoncello' (Limoncello Barberry)

Forming a tidy, round mound, this new barberry has striking chartreuse foliage with an unusual red, almost dotted, pattern around the margin. The fall foliage is orange, yellow and red. The small size and habit make it perfect as an accent plant in foundation plantings.

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  • Height: 3'-4'
  • Spread: 3'-4'
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Berberis (Barberry) thunbergii v. atropurpurea 'Moretti Select' (Cabernet Barberry)

First Editions series. Extremely dense, compact, mounding shrub which requires no pruning. Bright crimson new growth changes with maturity to a rich burgundy-purple color. Drought tolerant once established. Excellent for use in a rock garden or as a border plant. Bright red fruit in fall. Highly tolerant of urban environments.

  • Height: 2'-3'
  • Spread: 2'-3'
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Berberis (Barberry) thunbergii v. atropurpurea 'Nana' (Crimson Pygmy Barberry)

Mounded, reddish-purple leafed shrub. New growth is red in color. Beadlike, bright red berries stud branches in the fall through the winter. Excellent as a specimen, in groups, or as an accent. Color stays best in full sun. Requires little trimming. Dislikes wet feet.

  • Height: 2'-3'
  • Spread: 2'-3'
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Buddleia (Butterfly Bush) davidii 'Nanho Blue' (Nanho Blue Butterflybush)

Compact form with fragrant, lilac blue blooms. Grayish green foliage. In this area, should be treated as a perennial shrub which dies back to the ground each winter. Large flower spikes on new growth from July through September. Good cut flower. Easy to care with little care needed.

  • Height: 6'-8'
  • Spread: 5'-6'
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  • Attracts Birds
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    Rabbit Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Deer Resistant
  • Fragrant
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Shade
  • Wet Soils