Another NATIVE butterfly host plant at Countryside Gardens is Black Cherry also known as Prunus serotina, wild black cherry, rum cherry, or mountain black cherry. A deciduous woody plant species, this widespread species is the largest and most important native cherry. The valuable wood is used particularly for furniture, paneling, professional and scientific instruments, handles, and toys. […]
The serviceberry plays a starring role in NATIVE edible landscape plants at Countryside Gardens. Yet for too many gardeners this plant is unknown. Are you ready to try something new and delicious? A small tree or large shrub in form, and bearing many names, this American native plant is beautiful in early spring for its billows […]
Drive hummingbirds crazy with Crimson Princess Lobelia. It is a stricking perennial, deer resistant, attracts bees, and butterflies. Available Countryside Gardens in Hampton. Bog tolerant, this clump forming dwarf variety has beautiful crimsom red flowers top dense green foliage late spring through summer. Great for borders or containers. Nice cut flower. Height: 20″. Width: 20″. Exposure: sun-part/shade.
The Red Rhododendron, Nova Zembla, is a classic variety known for the brillance of its flowers and its hardiness. One of a group of Rhododendrons described as ‘iron-clad’, this bush certainly deserves that name. This extremely hardy plant will grow in most places and will bring you a fantastic show of large red blooms whose […]
Butterfly Bush Hot Raspberry has large hot raspberry pink flowers that bloom on a more compact plant making this perfect for a container. Enjoy these fragrant flowers on your patio or in a sunny garden. You’re sure to attract butterflies and hummingbirds with the long lasting graceful blooms.Available at Countryside Gardens in Hampton.
The Perennial Plant Association named Asclepias tuberosa as the 2017 Perennial of the Year. With the plight of the monarch butterfly and the recent focus on pollinator health, this selection couldn’t come at a more relevant time.