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Pink Hibiscus Syriacus Pink Hibiscus Syriacus is an elegant garden species coveted by many TN Nursery customers. It can reach a mature height of around twelve feet and grow to eight feet wide. The lovely, bright pink blossoms are perfect for a cottage garden, a pollinator garden, or as a focal point in a rock garden. The Pink Hibiscus Syriacus is an Asian native species. However, it is well-adjusted to the moderate USDA growing zones across the United States. It is not fussy and cares nothing about soil quality. In fact, it will tolerate different growing mediums--sand, rocks, or clay. All it asks of you is a moist spot that facilitates fast drainage. Pink Hibiscus Syriacus is resilient against drought--give it a little water to help it out, and it will bounce back from extreme heat with little effort. Other Common Names for the Pink Hibiscus Syriacus The hibiscus shrub, when referring to pink or other colors in the family, also carries other common names, including the following: Hibiscus Pink Cashmere Rose of China Rose-of-Sharon Rose of Sharon Shrub Althea It is worth noting that, despite its nicknames that suggest otherwise, it has no relationship to the roses in your garden. Pink Hibiscus Syriacus Will Attract Helpful Visitors to Your Backyard Pollinator insects, like bees, moths, butterflies, and hummingbirds, will be unable to resist the bright pink petals on your Rose of Sharon. While the vibrant flowers might attract pollinators, nearby ground-feeding birds will seek refuge in the abundant foliage, building their nests where they'll avoid predators. Despite many animals loving the hibiscus, whitetail deer seem to dislike it. Deer will only opt to feast on your shrub when it fails to find tastier options. Pink Hibiscus Syriacus Is a Gardener's Favorite Species Flowers emerge on the Pink Hibiscus Syriacus by mid-summer. In the hottest USDA growing zones, the show of color might carry on until the middle to end of fall. These show-off flowers are large, up to four inches across, with a deep hue of pink with a deeper pink brushing against the inner petals. They have a rich double layer of five cashmere-soft petals. The flower's center is a cheerful bright yellow, creating a breathtaking contrast against the warm pink petals. Most hibiscus flowers only survive for a single day, with a new one replacing it quickly. The glossy, deep green foliage of this shrub is also beautiful. The leaves alternate along the stem and have coarse teeth around the margins. Order Your Pink Hibiscus Syriacus from TN Nursery Today TN Nursery recommends Pink Hibiscus Syriacus for any gardener longing for a stunning pink-flowering shrub that blooms in the later summer and early fall. Order from TN Nursery today.
Spiraea Japonica Spiraea Japonica: Japanese Spiraea, or Spiraea japonica, is a low-maintenance, deciduous shrub that arrived in the United States as a gift from our friends in Japan. Although a native Japanese species, Japanese Spiraea is well-adapted to many growing conditions in the moderate to warm USDA plant hardiness zones. Besides Japanese Spiraea, you might hear some gardeners call Spiraea japonica by several other names, as follows: Bumald Spiraea Goldmound Spiraea Japanese Meadowsweet After planting, you will need to fertilize and water it for one or two seasons; it requires little to no care besides weeding upon maturation. How TN Nursery Customers Use Spiraea japonica in Their Landscapes Spiraea japonica is a dwarf shrub that reaches a maximum height of between four and six feet and tolerates either full sun or partial shade. This smaller size makes it ideal for many uses throughout the yard. Here are a few ways gardeners use this species: Butterfly garden: The bright pink flowers on Spiraea japonica will attract butterflies and moths to help pollinate your garden. Foundation planting: Some homeowners use this as a foundation planting, mainly along the south or west-facing sides of their home that get almost full sunshine. Shade gardens: This short shrub is ideal if you desire more color in a partially shady spot. Natural areas: Spiraea japonica will be lovely with others in natural areas. Better yet, they will be small and manageable. Spiraea japonica Has Immense Natural Beauty Japanese Spiraea is a plant that will bring beautiful, deep rose or pink color to your landscape in the late spring and early summer. It's well-loved for its color and easy-care nature. Glossy green leaves grow in an alternating pattern on coppery brown stems. The leaves are one to three inches long, serrates on the margins, and are oval. The shrub grows erect with a somewhat rounded crown. Spiraea japonica flowers open in early to mid-summer. They have a pleasant, soft fragrance. The flowers are deep rose pink. Although they present as single, large flowers, each is a cluster comprised of tiny quarter-inch, five-petaled blossoms. Order Your Spiraea japonica From TN Nursery Today Spiraea japonica will give you showy pink color in June or July--order your Japanese Spiraea from TN Nursery today.
Pink Spirea Pink spirea is a deciduous ornamental shrub beloved for its lovely shape, reasonable size, and TN Nursery customers' favorite pink flowers that provide a long blooming season in the spring. After the blooms fade, the green leaves provide lovely color in the flower bed. This flowering shrub is an Asian native of Korea, Japan, and eastern China. However, it enjoys widespread use in American gardening and is well-suited for most USDA plant hardiness zones. This flowering shrub requires a full-sun location or a partially sunny spot that gives it up to six hours of filtered sun each day. It is a hardy species, experiencing few problems with pests or disease, is cold-hardy, and can tolerate short dry spells with minimal help from the gardener. When you plant pink spirea, add organic wood material--hardwood mulch or shredded leaves. It would be best to layer on about an inch or more of mulch every fall to protect the shrub's roots and replenish the soil with the nutrients it will need the following season. Other than that, the spirea shrub needs only an occasional trimming. Pink Spirea Flowers Attract Springtime Pollinators The springtime blossoms attract some early-season pollinators, which will help support garden health. Bees and butterflies will find the bright pink flowers practically irresistible. Besides those pollinator insects, small birds will enjoy the shade of the emerging green leaves--tracking pollen as they hop from branch to branch. Cheerful Pink Spirea Flowers Will Steal Your Heart Pink spirea grows upright and has multiple arching branches. The bark is light brown, somewhat smooth, and semi-glossy. It develops small oval leaves, dark green with finely toothed edges and an oval shape. Leaves are under three inches long and one or two inches wide. In the fall, they will likely turn russet or amber. The flowers emerge in the spring in a stunning shade of true pink. Each flower is multiple-petaled and dainty; however, they join other blooms in large, show-off clusters that give the appearance of one large flower. The effect is breathtaking and worthy of serving as a focal point in a springtime garden. Order Your Pink Spirea From TN Nursery Today Pink spirea is a TN Nursery customer and staff favorite--you will not be disappointed in its beauty. Please place your order today.
Arrow Wood Vibrunum (Viburnum dentatum) Arrow Wood Viburnum: A small American native species, Viburnum dentatum, or Arrow Wood Viburnum, is an easy-care shrub that will thrive in almost every USDA planting zone and either full sunshine or partial shade. It is a favorite for gardeners who love an easy-care species. It is an excellent early-season pollinator attractor, with bright white flowers that blossom reliably each spring with almost no care or coaxing. How to Use Arrow Wood Viburnum in Your Garden Arrow Wood Viburnum reaches a mature height of about ten feet tall. However, many gardeners prune or shape it to suit various garden needs. Here are six ways you can use this lovely shrub: Mass plantings: Plant several Arrow Wood Viburnum shrubs together to hide an eyesore. Mark a property line or create a privacy hedge. Use it in a foundation planting around your home--you can prune it after blossoming to avoid blocking windows. Butterfly garden or pollinator garden: The beautiful white flowers provide early springtime nectar for butterflies, bees, moths, and other visitors. Shade garden: Arrow wood Viburnum will tolerate mixed shade, making it ideal for filling an empty, shady spot. Natural area: Add interest to a natural area with this shrub. The Natural Charm of Arrow Wood Viburnum Arrow Wood Viburnum has a natural, casual vibe. In the springtime, the creamy white flowers put on their finery and put on a display. Each bloom is tiny--only a quarter inch across-with five petite petals that form a bell shape. Despite the small size, it creates quite a show as these dainty flowers emerge in large, show-off clusters. The flowers fade away by late spring when the four-inch, jewel-toned green leaves unfurl for the season. The foliage is gorgeous, with oval, toothy leaves and a glossy finish. Order Your Arrow Wood Viburnum From TN Nursery Today TN Nursery grows the healthiest shrubs, trees, and many other plants imaginable. Order your Arrow Wood Viburnum today to see the quality for yourself.
Black Haw Viburnum$23.99
Black Haw Viburnum (Viburnum prunifolium) Black Haw Viburnum: Viburnum prunifolium, or the black haw viburnum, is an expansive, multi-stemmed flowering shrub native to North America. It flourishes in almost all USDA plant hardiness zones in the contiguous United States. It is just as happy in the cool climates of New England or the midwestern prairies as the hot, humid climate of Georgia or the Carolinas. Besides being at ease in many climate zones, the black haw viburnum has minimal care requirements. It prefers a looser, well-fertilized soil that drains well, about an inch of water every week, and it desires a sunny or partially sunny place of honor in your yard. After the roots strengthen, the black haw viburnum is drought-tolerant, heat-tolerant, cold-tolerant, pest-resistant, and disease-resistant. Where to Use Black Haw Viburnum in Your Landscape Black haw viburnum is an attractive choice for many settings, like these: Native Garden: Cultivating native species means hardy, resilient plants that require less maintenance. Pollinator Garden or Butterfly Garden: Black haw viburnum flowers attract pollinating insects--they cannot resist nectar inside the show-off puffy blossoms. Cutting Garden: These are beautiful flowers for making tall, elegant vase arrangements. Border Garden: Put black haw viburnum at the back row of a border and trim it to the perfect height. Urban Garden: Black haw viburnum is ideal for an urban garden--it requires little care in an area where access to gardening supplies may be challenging. Black Haw Viburnum Is More Than Just the Angelic White Flowers Black haw viburnum can grow as tall as twenty feet and fifteen feet wide, but you can keep it pruned to size. It tolerates your efforts at controlling it incredibly well. The leaves grow in an opposite arrangement in an oval shape along the stems. They have a bright green color, toothy margins, and a pointy tip. Fall colors will be red or purple. The flowers are tiny white flowers with yellow centers, each forming a cup shape. They merge to form prominent four- or five-inch clusters that appear like snowballs on the shrub. Order Black Haw Viburnum From TN Nursery Today Black haw viburnum is a lovely shrub that's hardy and easy to grow--order yours from TN Nursery today.
Maple Leaf Viburnum$23.99
Mapleleaf Viburnum (Viburnum acerifolium) Mapleleaf Viburnum: Viburnum acerifolium, a North American native species, is beloved by gardeners across the moderately cool USDA plant hardiness zones. The plant is self-sufficient once it strengthens, requiring minimal help from a gardener. Mapleleaf viburnum is a shrub TN Nursery recommends for customers seeking a low-care requirement species in a cooler climate. Besides being relatively easy to maintain, the gorgeous white blossoms appear early in the season, adding a welcome wash of color to the garden when many other plants are still dormant. Where to Use Mapleleaf Viburnum in Your Landscape Mapleleaf viburnum shrub can reach a full-grown height of four to six feet. Here are several ways to put this casually charming shrub to use in your yard: Mass plantings: Plant several mapleleaf viburnum shrubs in mass plantings for a big show of white blooms in the springtime. Delineate your property line or create a low hedge. Natural area: Liven up a natural space with this lovely shrub. Urban garden: This plant is an even-tempered, no-care species. That makes it perfect for any park, urban garden, or playground. Plant mapleleaf viburnum as a foundation planting around your home. Its lower height is perfect, as it may only require minimal trimming to avoid blocking entrances or windows. Pollinator garden or butterfly garden: The sweet nectar of the beautiful and prolific white flowers will nourish the first bees, butterflies, moths, birds, and dragonflies that visit your garden in the early spring. Shade garden: Mapleleaf viburnums are a lovely filler plant for a shady area that needs something extra. Mapleleaf Viburnum Is Charming and Intriguing Mapleleaf viburnumoozes natural charm. In the early weeks of spring, the showstopping white or cream flowers are among the earliest bloomers. Each ethereal blossom is petite, under a quarter-inch wide, with five little petals forming a tiny bell shape. Despite its smaller size, it makes an immense impact as these small flowers join in large, attractive, fluffy clusters. The flowers fade in about two weeks, and the four-inch long, glossy, toothy-margin emerald leaves appear and remain for the rest of the growing season. The foliage of this shrub is unapologetically full, lush, and green. Order Your Mapleleaf Viburnum From TN Nursery Today TN Nursery has years of experience and ships out only the best plant selections. Order your mapleleaf viburnum from us today. Maple Leaf Viburnum is for sale online at Tn Nursery.
Arrowwood Viburnum (Viburnum Dentatum) Arrowwood Viburnum: A small American native species, Viburnum dentatum, or Arrowwood Viburnum, is a shrub that is easy to love. That's because it flourishes in almost every USDA planting zone and either full sunshine or partial shade, with little to no help from you. Arrowwood Viburnum shrubs are a top pick for TN Nursery customers who request an easy-care species. Its bright white blossoms bloom early in the season and add color to the landscape when many other species are still asleep. How to Use Arrowwood Viburnum in Your Landscape Arrowwood Viburnum reaches a fully-grown height of approximately ten feet. However, many prefer to shape it to suit specific garden needs. Here are several ways to put this natural beauty to good use in your landscape: Mass plantings: Plant multiple Arrowwood Viburnum shrubs in mass plantings to hide an unsightly part of the yard. Indicate your property line or create a privacy shield from the neighbors. Natural area: Add an extra-attractive focal point to a natural area. Urban garden: This plant is a beautiful, low-care species perfect for an urban setting, park, or playground. Use it as a foundation planting around your home. Control the height by pruning it after it blooms to avoid blocking windows. Butterfly or pollinator garden: The abundant white flowers provide nectar for butterflies, bees, moths, and other insects during the first days of spring. Shade garden: Arrowwood Viburnum loves a mixed shade environment, serving as filler for an empty area that could use some life. The Rustic Beauty of Arrowwood Viburnum Arrowwood Viburnum gives off a rustic, charming feeling. In the springtime, the glorious, creamy flowers come out early. Each bloom is fairy-sized--under a quarter inch wide--and has five little petals that form a bell shape. Despite its petite size, it creates much visual impact as these tiny blossoms join together in large, showy clusters. The flowers fade away within a few weeks, and the four-inch, bright green leaves emerge for the season. The foliage of this shrub is beautiful, with oval, very toothy leaves, and a glossy finish. Order Your Arrowwood Viburnum From TN Nursery Today TN Nursery grows the most vigorous shrubs, trees, and plants imaginable. Order your Arrowwood Viburnum today with complete confidence in our decades of experience.
Snow Hill Hydrangea$23.99
Snow Hill Hydrangea (Hydrangea arborescens) Snow Hill Hydrangea: The Snow Hill, Hydrangea arborescens, is a TN Nursery customer choice shrub. This plant is both a cold-hardy and heat-hardy perennial, woody, flowering shrub. It thrives in partial sunshine conditions and almost any USDA growing zone in the United States. Snow Hill Hydrangea is a North American native species originating along the eastern coast of the United States. Where to Use Snow Hill Hydrangea in Your Landscape Snow Hill Hydrangea is a valuable plant for many garden settings. Consider investing in this species to use in the following applications: Cottage garden Mass planting to form a hedge Pollinator garden (it attracts butterflies, bees, moths, and other insects to help the pollination process) Cutting garden Along a property line to define the border Fairy Garden Garden border Urban garden The Snow Hill Hydrangea grows well in almost any setting, so feel free to let the creative juices flow. Snow Hill Hydrangea Has Minimal Care Needs Taking care of any hydrangea shrub is easy and takes a small time commitment. Here are the things the Snow Hill hydrangea plant needs: Plant your Snow Hill Hydrangea in a partial-sun location (it will tolerate full sun with sufficient watering) It requires well-drained soil Fertilize twice yearly (in the early spring and fall after it finishes blossoming) Prune to the desired shape; deadhead the spent blossoms One inch of water weekly Layer on an inch of mulch before winter in colder climates. The Classic Good Looks of the Snow Hill Hydrangea Shrub The Snow Hill Hydrangea is a lovely and timeless garden shrub prized for its beautiful, snowy white pom-pom flowers. It grows erect and could reach six feet tall and wide if you let it grow wild. However, most gardeners prune it to prevent that height. The leaves are dark green, oval, and somewhat rough. The foliage provides the perfect backdrop for the summertime show of substantial white flowers. The stems are light brown, woody, and sturdy enough to support the prominent pom-pom flower. The flowers are enormous, averaging about eight inches, and comprised of dozens of petite, white disc petals. They are long-lasting blooms with a pleasant scent that invites the bumblebees to alight in your garden. Order Your Snow Hill Hydrangea From TN Nursery Today Snow Hill Hydrangea is a top customer pick for its beauty and ability to flourish in many growing zones. Order from TN Nursery today.
Pee Gee Hydrangea$23.99
Pee Gee Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculata) Pee Gee Hydrangea: TN Nursery proudly provides our customers with an ever-popular selection, the Pee Gee Hydrangea, Hydrangea paniculata, sometimes called grandiflora. This plant is a cold-hardy and heat-hardy woody, perennial, flowering shrub that thrives in full sun or partially sunny conditions and in almost any location in the United States. Pee Gee Hydrangea is an Asian native species that arrived in North America from China and Japan. Where to Use Pee Gee Hydrangea in Your Landscape Pee Gee Hydrangea is a valuable plant for many garden settings. Consider investing in this species to use in the following applications: Cottage garden Asian-inspired garden or Zen garden Pollinator garden Cutting garden Mass planting to form a hedge Fairy Garden Urban garden Garden border It is unfussy about soil quality, and the usefulness of the Pee Gee Hydrangea is almost limitless. Care Requirements of Pee Gee Hydrangea Taking care of any hydrangea is easy and takes a minimum time commitment. Here are the things a hydrangea plant needs: Plant your Pee Gee Hydrangea in a full-sun or partial-sun location It needs well-drained soil Fertilize twice yearly (early spring and fall) Prune to the desired shape; deadheading spent blossoms An inch of water weekly Add an inch layer of mulch around the base and roots in the fall (in colder climates) The Timeless and Classic Charm of Pee Gee Hydrangea Shrub Pee Gee Hydrangea is a classic garden shrub prized for its beautiful, show-off flowers. It grows upright and can reach ten feet tall and wide if you let it grow wild, although most gardeners prefer a manicured appearance. The leaves are dark green, ovate, and with a slightly rough texture--they form a stunning backdrop for the summery white blossoms. The stems are woody and light brown, sturdy enough to support the large pom-pom flower. Flowers are huge, six to eight inches, and comprised of dozens of tiny, creamy white rays. They are long-lasting blooms with a pleasing floral fragrance that will invite bees to pollinate your plants. Order Your Pee Gee Hydrangea From TN Nursery Today Pee Gee Hydrangea is a classic addition to any sunny spot that needs a touch of blooming color. Order from TN Nursery today.
Forsythia Shrub Forsythia x intermedia, the common forsythia shrub, is a rapid-growing, deciduous shrub that will light up the springtime with its cheery golden-yellow blossoms. Another common name for the forsythia shrub is golden bells--a tribute to those lovely blooms. This species is super easy to care for, and unfussy about soil quality or fertilizing--once or twice per year will do. Once fully grown, the forsythia is drought-resistant and heat-tolerant. Forsythia is a native species of Asia. However, it is well-suited and widespread in the American landscape, especially across the mid-south, southeast, and midwestern regions. Where to Use the Forsythia Shrub in Your Landscape When customers call TN Nursery asking for help finding a species that will grow fast to cover an eyesore, we often recommend this shrub. Forsythia grows fast, making it an ideal option for a privacy hedge, to establish a property boundary, or in a natural area that needs some lovely color. Also worth noting is that the forsythia shrub is unbothered by low air quality, so landscapers often install it in an urban garden setting--park, playground, or any other city environment. Select a full-sun spot in the yard--it needs at least six hours of direct sunshine. Forsythia will tolerate partial sunlight, but it might not bloom as profusely without direct sun. During the first year or two, provide your young forsythia with about an inch of water each week, especially during the long and hot mid-summer days. Once established, it will not require this extra step. Because it is a fast grower, most prune the forsythia to control the height in the early fall. Avoid pruning in the springtime, or you will sacrifice the gorgeous yellow flowers. Gardeners Adore the Cheerful Springtime Flowers of the Forsythia Shrub Forsythia is most famous for its cheery yellow blossoms. Each bloom is small (under an inch), bell-shaped, and has four petals. They grow up and down the stem, making a significant color statement. The stems have a slight curve and bend into a gentle arch as the tree grows to its maximum ten-foot height. The leaves are approximately four inches long, medium or dark green, oval, and with slightly toothy edges. Order Your Forsythia Shrub from TN Nursery Today Forsythia shrub is a beautiful plant that will add height to a natural area or create privacy in your yard. Order yours from TN Nursery today.
Witch Hazel Witch Hazel is a shrub or small tree native to the North American, European, and Asian continents. It can grow as tall as twenty-five feet high, but many gardeners prune them into a lower, shrub-like appearance. Others adore this shrub because it flowers late in the fall--when an unexpected pop of vibrant yellow color turns heads. It's a relatively fast grower, with a rapid growth rate of two to three feet per growing season. When gardeners reach out to TN Nursery seeking advice on a low but dense shrub to define their property line, we often recommend witch hazel. How to Use Witch Hazel in Your Garden Witch hazel is a cold-hardy, drought-hardy, deer-resistant shrub. It grows well across most of the contiguous United States, regardless of soil type. When you plant it, find a partially sunny location and amend the soil with peat moss or mulch to give it the organic matter it needs. After you establish the plant, it requires little care other than occasional fertilizing. Some gardeners let witch hazel grow to its full height, especially when they want privacy or to block an unsightly view. However, others will groom it into a long, low hedge around a home's foundation or in a formal garden setting. Witch Hazel Is a Highly Attractive Shrub or Tree Witch hazel has light brown, smooth bark that forms an intriguing zig-zag pattern. Leaves unfurl and bring a refreshing dose of green in the early springtime. Each leaf is small, approximately four inches long, oval-shaped, and has slight toothiness along the edges. The greenery is lovely to behold all spring and summer. But the crowning glory occurs at the end of the season. In late fall, profuse amounts of four- to five-petalled, cheerful yellow flowers appear. Each petal is ribbon-like with an interesting crinkled texture. Order Your Witch Hazel Trees From TN Nursery TN Nursery digs each plant fresh and ships quickly–you can order with confidence!
Lizard's Tail - Package of 25 Plants$79.99
Lizard's Tail (Saururus cernuus) Lizard's Tail: Saururus cernuus, or the Lizard's Tail, American Swamp Lily, or Water Dragon, is a fast-growing and water-loving plant. This wetland perennial thrives in almost all contiguous USDA plant hardiness zones. This North American native species will flourish in high-moisture settings near ponds, swamps, rivers, creeks, ditches, or other places that often have standing water. As long as you find a spot with lots of sunshine and water, it requires almost no additional care after the roots strengthen. Lizard's Tail plants are disease-resistant, pest-resistant, and deer-resistant. They spread by a vigorous underground root system and form lush colonies. TN Nursery customers add this species around their water features or ponds in no small part due to the pleasant, lemony fragrance. Where to Use the Lizard's Tail Plant Lizard's Tail is beautiful in these settings: Water garden or pond Near a water feature, like a fountain that splashes continuously Native species garden Rain garden In a slow-draining area or near a creek on your property. Use Saururus cernuus to Control Soil Erosion Muddy and wet areas of the yard are often prone to soil erosion. However, the fast-spreading nature and healthy root system of Saurunus cernuus can help you to minimize this problem. Once established, the roots will help improve the soil's structure and hold it in place to offset water erosion damage on your property. The Unique Feature That Gives the Lizard's Tail Plant Its Name The lizard's tail feature that gives this plant its name is its flower! It has a white plume or feathery appearance that curls into an attractive shape resembling a lizard's tail. They bloom throughout the entire summer season, showing off their intriguing texture. The flower arises above dark green, triangular to heart-shaped leaves with smooth edges. The leaves have prominent veins and grow approximately six inches long at three inches wide. Order Your Lizard's Tail Plant From TN Nursery Today TN Nursery is a well-reputed leader in the nursery industry--you can trust our decades of experience. Please place your order in our capable hands today.
Pennsylvania Smartweed - Package of 25 Plants$79.99
Pennsylvania Smartweed Persicaria pensylvanica Pennsylvania Smartweed: Persicaria pensylvanica, formerly Polygonum pensylvanicum, is best known as the Pennsylvania smartweed. This plant is a colorful North American native flowering herb--a close relative to buckwheat. It is an annual species that grows from seed each year in almost all USDA plant hardiness zones. The sunlight preference of this herb is partial sun to full sun. While it will grow in the shade, the flowers will not form or blossom without sufficient light. The Pennsylvania smartweed grows in a wide range of unlikely locations in the wild, including in the standing water of swamps or storm ditches or across open fields and prairie lands. It flourishes in harsh growing conditions that challenge most other flowers. How to Use Pennsylvania Smartweed in Your Landscape This flowering herb adds natural beauty and charm in a variety of settings, like these: Rock garden Shade garden (in a partially shaded spot) Natural area Water Garden Pond Native species garden This wildflower requires a minimum of one inch of water every week, especially during the hottest days of the summer. The Pennsylvania Smartweed Is a Charming Wildflower The Pennsylvania smartweed is a wildflower with effortless, casual beauty. It reaches a mature height of 18 to 36 inches and features a smooth, upright, sturdy, brown, or burgundy stem. The leaves of the plant alternate up the stem and are between four to six inches long, oval, and three inches wide. They are glossy, dark green, and form a lance shape with tiny hairs around the edges. The flowers usually present as pink to burgundy, although they may also be dark red. The multiple blossoms form a spiked shape measuring about three inches tall. These blooms appear from the middle of summer until the first kiss of frost in the fall. Order Your Pennsylvania Smartweed From TN Nursery TN Nursery provides our customers with the healthiest plants. Read our customer reviews and order from us today...confident in our products.
Cattail Plant (Typha latifolia) Cattail Plant: Typha latifolia, or the common cattail plant, might be the most easily recognized water-loving species in the United States. The species is agreeable, a native of North America, South America, Europe, and Africa. It will thrive in almost all USDA plant hardiness zones in either full sunshine or filtered sun. Most people know the cattail plant for its presence in swamps, marshes, ponds, and river banks throughout the country. They are more than majestic--they are an essential contributor to their ecosystems. The cattail plant provides coverage for fish, birds, and frogs against predators like birds and raccoons. This tall foliage--and the shadowing it creates on the water--gives them a safe place to hunt for their meals, lay their eggs, and raise their young. Similarly, gardeners with a water garden or koi pond on their property can use the cattail plant for the same benefits. This plant is a water feature favorite for TN Nursery staff and customers. Other Common Names for Typha latifolia Most call this species cattails, but here are a few other (but less common) nicknames you might hear: Broadleaf Cattail Bulrush Cat-O'-Nine-Tails Common Cattail Cattail Plants Provide Classic Beauty to a Water Garden or Koi Pond Typha latifolia has a grassy appearance--tall, emerald green, lance-shaped leaves with a narrow, well-defined tip. They can measure up to eight feet tall, with an above-water presence of around three to four feet. The plant develops tall, prominent spikes that display the most familiar feature that makes this plant so famous--its brown or copper-toned cylindrical flower, a water garden classic. The cattail plant spreads through a vigorous underground root system. Many gardeners who want just a few for ornamental use will plant them in containers, then submerge them in about three feet of water to control the growth. Order Your Cattail Plant From TN Nursery Today TN Nursery is a plant industry leader, sending only the healthiest plants to our valued customers. You can order today with confidence in our decades of knowledge and experience.
Coontail Plant - Package of 25 Plants$99.99
Coontail Plant (Ceratophyllum demersum) Coontail Plant: Ceratophyllum demersum, aka the hornwort or coontail plant, is a perennial herb that will grow either fully or partially submerged in slow-moving water. A North American native species, particularly to Florida and the warm Gulf Coast region of Texas, the herb grows best in the warm to hot USDA plant hardiness zones. The plant takes its common name from its unique appearance. Its leaves are fan-shaped and feathery, growing in lovely whorls around a central stem--this gives it a shape similar to a raccoon's tail. The Otherworldly Look of the Coontail Plant The hornwort plant has no roots; it is an olive or dark green, free-floating species with a central stem that nourishes the leaves. The coontail plant can reach up to fifteen feet long and sometimes reaches up toward the sun and out of the water. However, the stem must remain at least partially submerged. This aquatic species appears in nature in sluggish waters: slow-moving streams or creeks, lakes, protected freshwater inlets, or other calm waters. In the late summer, the hornwort develops fluffy, otherworldly blooms that float on top of the water's surface in the warm temperature zones. However, the blossoms can appear anytime in hotter climates. The lovely green herb pollinates underwater when gentle currents carry pollen in the water. The Coontail Plant Is Lovely In Your Pond or Water Garden TN Nursery customers almost exclusively use the hornwort to add a unique decorative touch to a pond or stream on their property. Because the plant must stay submerged in relatively warm water to thrive, you must provide a full sunshine location with more than a few inches of water. Order Your Coontail Plant From TN Nursery Today TN Nursery has a well-informed staff with a wide range of knowledge--including aquatic species. You can order from us with confidence in the quality and health of our plants.