Purple flowering raspberry is a beautiful shrub that has a pretty purple flower with a yellow center.
Silky Dogwood does well on swampy land and branches may bend down and root in wet soil.
Black raspberries have slender prickly branches that are more prominent thorny than red raspberries.
Serviceberries produce fragrant white-cream flowers in April/May which attracts bees and butterflies. They’ll bloom more in full sun.
The fragrant sumac has tiny yellow female flowers along branches and flower mid to late March-April. Flowers appear before foliage emerges.
The Carolina Rose has fragrant pink flowers that appear in May and persist into July.
Buttonbush has blooms that are rich in nectar and attract butterflies and other pollinators.
Staghorn Sumac is a good erosion control plant as it spreads by root suckers forming colonies and thickets.
Witch Hazel has gorgeous fall colour and it’s fragrant fall flowers makes this a nice selection for a large residential garden.
The sap can be used as a drink or boiled down to make maple syrup.
Honeysuckle is very adaptable to adverse growing conditions and provides great fall colour.
The common elder is very adaptable, survives with minimal care but tends to sucker. Good naturalization or roadside plant. Deer resistant.
Red raspberry attracts birds, butterflies, bees and other showy insects. Fruit is often used in pies or preserves or simply eaten raw.
The Gray Dogwood is very adaptable. Can withstand many kinds of soil and looks good all year round.
The Highbush Cranberry makes a good privacy screen and has beautiful fruit, flowers and foliage.
Chokecherries can be used for jams, jellies, pies, sauces and wines. They attract butterflies, birds and bees and are drought & pollution tolerant.
The serviceberry is one of the first native shrubs to bloom in spring. And has slightly fragrant white flowers that emerge before it leaves.
Distinctive red branches year round. Vibrantly coloured stems provide winter interest, even when the leaves are gone.