Vernonia lettermannii ‘Iron Butterfly’ #2 (‘Iron Butterfly’ Narrow-leaf Ironweed)August 25, 2020
Viburnum prunifolium #2 (Blackhaw Viburnum)August 25, 2020
Viburnum dentatum #3 (Arrowwood Viburnum)
White flower clusters in early summer turn into dark blue fruit in fall. These are enjoyed by wildlife and birds. For best fruiting more than one is needed for pollination. It has shiny dark green foliage that turns to yellow and burgundy in the fall. Upright, rounded habit. Host to 97 species of Lepidoptera. Adaptable to all but wet soils. Tolerates clay, salt and black walnuts.