Native

Plants native to the Southeast United Sates are ideal for naturalizing a landscape. We sell a variety of native trees, shrubs, and perennials, such as Acer rubrum, Callicarpa americana (pictured), and Rudbeckia fulgida.

 
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  • Southern Sugar Maple

    Known as a southern sugar maple, this tree is heat tolerant with fall foliage that ranges from yellow to scarlet.  Grows best in full sun but will tolerate some shade.  Use as a shade or street tree and expect moderat

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    20 -25 ft
    20 -30 ft
  • Brandywine Red Maple

    Fall color becomes more brilliant as time goes.

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  • Red Sunset Maple

    Another superior Red Maple introduced by Schmidt Nursery with a proven track record. Spectacular orange to red fall color.

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  • October Glory Maple

    An excellent Red Maple with good fall color persisting into November. Good choice for the south.

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  • Somerset Maple

    A US National Arboretum selection made from a cross between October Glory and Autumn Flame.  It has excellent fall color.

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  • Summer Red Maple

    Introduced by Schmidt Nursery in 2006. This selection has improved branch angles with less co-dominance producing a better central leader. Red fall color.

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  • Sun Valley Maple

    An excellent variety as a result of breeding done by US National Arboretum.  This is a cross between Red Sunset and Autumn Flame Red Maple.  Good fall color.  An excellent shade tree.

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  • Sugar Maple
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  • Armstrong Maple

    A distinctly upright and fast growing shade tree.  An excellent choice for a narrow area.  Yellow to orange yellow fall color.

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  • Autumn Blaze Maple

    A fast-growing shade tree with outstanding red foliage in the fall. Well adapted to the heat of the southeast and has the best red fall color of any of the maples

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  • Bottlebrush Buckeye

    Great native shrub with large white flower spikes that extend above the foliage.

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    10 ft
  • Snowcloud Serviceberry

    Snowcloud Serviceberry has a upright narrow habit with blue-green foliage that turns to a copper-orange in the fall.

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    12 -15 ft
  • Alleghany Serviceberry

    A small native tree with beautiful white flowers in the early spring.  A slow to moderate grower with yellow to orange to red foliage in the fall.

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    15 -18 ft
  • Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry

    This native is the result of a cross between arborea and grandiflora.  Nice growth habit, white flowers in the spring followed by red foliage in the fall.

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    12 -15 ft
  • Red Chokeberry

    An easy-to-grow native that is adaptable to a wide range of soils.  Displays an abundance of brilliant red fruit in the fall.

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    6 -8 ft
    4 -6 ft
  • Butterfly Weed

    Wonderful orange flowering milkweed that attracts butterflies.

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    1 -2 ft
  • Dura-heat River Birch

    A native tree that is tolerant of a wide range of soil conditions. Exfoliating bark adds interest to landscape.

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    16 -35 ft
  • Heritage River Birch

    A native tree that is tolerant of a wide range of soil conditions. Exfoliating bark adds interest to landscape.

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    16 -35 ft
  • Tangerine Beauty Crossvine

    Vigorous, highly adaptable vine with large orange showy flowers.

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    15 -20 ft
    15 -20 ft
  • American Beauty Berry

    Purple berries in the fall make this native plant a showpiece in the landscape.  Easy to grow and drought tolerant.

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    4 -8 ft
    3 -6 ft
  • White American Beauty Berry

    Ivory colored berries in the fall distinguish this form of American Beauty Berry. Berries persist well into winter. 

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    4 -8 ft
    3 -6 ft
  • Sweet Shrub

    An easy-to-grow native plant adaptable to wide range of conditions.  Flowers have a pleasing scent of strawberries to bananas and should be planted close to a walk where it can be enjoyed when in bloom.

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    6 -8 ft
    6 -10 ft
  • Ironwood

    Native tree tolerant of wet soils. Useful where a smaller growing tree is needed.

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    20 -30 ft
  • Ironwood

    Native tree tolerant of wet soils. Useful where a smaller growing tree is needed. This variety is more narrow than the true species.

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  • New Jersey Tea

    A small to medium sized deciduous shrub with fragrant white flowers. Useful for native plantings and shrub borders.

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    3 -5 ft
    3 -5 ft
  • Common Hackberry
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    30 -40 ft
  • Sputnik Buttonbush

    This native wetland plant will grow in a wide range of conditions. 

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    4 -8 ft
    5 -8 ft
  • Eastern Red Bud

    Masses of purplish-pink flowers on this native tree are spectacular and will brighten any landscape in either sun or shade.

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    15 -25 ft
  • Black Pearl Red Bud

    One of the darkest purple forms of the native red bud.

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  • Forest Pansy Red Bud

    Dark purple foliage that lasts into summer gives dramatic impact in the landscape.  Grows best in the sun.

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    15 -25 ft
  • Hearts of Gold Redbud

    Hearts of Gold has large yellow leaves throughout the summer.

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    18 ft
  • Merlot Red Bud

    Dark purple foliage that lasts into summer gives dramatic impact in the landscape.  Grows best in the sun.

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    15 -25 ft
  • Ruby Falls Red Bud

    Dark purple foliage that lasts into summer gives dramatic impact in the landscape.  Grows best in the sun.

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    4 -6 ft
  • The Rising Sun Redbud

    This yellow leafed cultivar of the native redbud has moderate growth rate and is great as a specimen tree.

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    10 -12 ft
  • Native Fringe Tree

    This slow-growing native tree blooms in early May.  It has striking white panicles of flowers just before it leafs out.

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  • Dirr Native Fringe Tree

    This slow-growing native tree blooms in early May.  It has striking white panicles of flowers just before it leafs out.

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  • Spring Fleecing Fringe Tree
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  • American Yellowwood

    A medium-sized native tree frequently used as a shade tree on smaller properties.  It has long white panciles of white flowers in late spring that contrast beautifully against the dark back drop of the tree's dark green foliage.

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    30 -50 ft
  • Hummingbird Clethra

    A popular choice for naturalizing. Easy-to-grow shrub has fragrant, white flowers and medium-sized growth habit.

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    4 -5 ft
  • Ruby Spice Clethra

    An improved form of the traditional summer sweet. This variety has deep pink flowers and a pleasing fragrance. It works well in natural areas, planted near the back where it has plenty of room to grow. 

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    5 -8 ft
  • Zagreb Coreopsis

    A clumping perennial that offers a nice foliage texture as well as bright yellow flowers.

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  • Appalachian Snow Dogwood
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    15 -20 ft
  • Appalachian Spring Dogwood
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  • Cherokee Brave Dogwood

    This dogwood has a red flower with a white center in the spring adding interest in the woodland planting.  It is a strong grower with good resistance to powdery mildew.

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  • Cherokee Chief Red Dogwood

    The most popular of the red dogwoods.  Good red flower color along with red foliage in the fall make this a good choice to add color in a woodland planting.

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  • Cherokee Princess Dogwood

    The best of the white dogwood cultivars.  An abundance of large white flowers distinguish this improved cultivar from seedling grown dogwoods.

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  • Cloud 9 Dogwood

    This white dogwood grows slower and has a wider growth habit.  A definite improvement over the native white dogwood.

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  • Pink Dogwood

    The pink dogwood with its soft color stands out in the landscape and is always a favorite choice.

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