Lindera benzoin, commonly known as spicebush, is a native multi-stemmed, understory shrub that can grow as wide as it is tall.
This is a plant that produces tiny greenish white flowers in June and July in an insignificant cluster. Bright red berries follow the flowers in late summer.
If you need color in your shady woodland garden consider planting Japanese kerria, either as an accent or as a massed shrub border.
Woody shade-tolerant plants provide an architectural presence under tall deciduous trees and can be massed in groups of shrubs or used as accents.
Dwarf fragrant sumac is a low-growing native shrub with yellow flowers in the early spring and has scented bark and foliage that are responsible for its name.
When the leaves, bark or wood of this shrub are cut or bruised a spicy aroma is released.
The genus "Lobelia" is made up of as many different species as there are days in the year.
You can plant many varieties of lily bulbs to have continuous bloom from late May into August.
According to legend, after creation, God gave a name to each plant. When he thought he was finished he heard a little voice say, "What about me?"