Wild Floral Wonders
P.O. Box 193
Schenevus, New York, 12155 USA
American Bittersweet (Celastrus scandens)
Black Raspberries (Rubus occidentalis)
Woodbine Ivy (Parthenocissus quinquefolia)
(above): American Bittersweet growing on yew. (background): American Bittersweet growing on trellis. American Bittersweet can grow to 90 feet tall depending on support structure--creating a light vine or jungle-type vine. It is an indigenous American plant. American Bittersweet is best known for its berries on festive handmade wreaths. Resistant to pests and diseases. USDA zones 3 - 7.
(above): Black raspberries, adult flowers, berries ripening. Large, delicious berries that start out red, stems/canes can grow more than eight feet, if they bend over and touch the ground they grow roots on the opposite end also, offering a hoop design. Great for borders. Young stems/canes are ornamental light blue/green in color. Resistant to pests and diseases. USDA zones 3 - 7.
(above): Woodbine Ivy and a close-up of its berries for birds. Woodbine Ivy is also known as Virginia creeper or Engelmann Ivy. It grows to around 60 feet. It's leaves can be bothered by pests and fungus, especially if it is planted in full sun, but even if it is decimated, it will grow back strong the following year.
USDA zones 4 - 7.
About Wild Floral Wonders
Wild Floral Wonders is a New York State licensed small seedlings nursery established in 2011, located in Upstate, NY, that grows cold tolerant, hardy, low maintenace, wildlife-friendly landscape plants without pesticides. All plant seedlings are grown naturally outdoors. They are shipped bare root via USPS.
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