Botanical Name: Amelanchier laevis
Common Name:Allegheny Serviceberry*
Click on an image to enlarge
|Fall form||Flower||Fall leaf|
Height: 20-25 Spread: 15-18' Habit/Form: Upright Growth Rate: Medium Zone: 4 to 9
Cultural Requirements: An ideal understory plant that thrives in a partly shady site. Does not tolerate full sun. Best in moist, well-drained soil high in organic matter.
Ornamental Characteristics: Green to dark green foliage emerges with a distinctive red tinge. Abundant white flowers create a reliable show each spring. Small, dark purple, 3/8" berry-like fruit is edible. Fall leaf color varies from yellow to orange to red.
Uses in the Landscape: A great native tree for naturalizing. Wonderful when mixed with conifers and hardwoods.
Butterfly Caterpillar/larval Host:Striped Hairstreak
* Native to Illinois
- Pagoda Dogwood 99%
Botanical Name: Cornus alternifoliaCommon Name: Pagoda Dogwood Upated 3/2012 Click on an image to enlarge form flowers fall color Height: 15-25' Spread: 20-25' Habit/Form: Oval, most commonly found as...
- Wafer-Ash 66%
Botanical Name: Ptelea trifoliata*Common Name: Wafer-Ash Updated 12/2012 Click on image to enlarge Form Fruit Leaf Height: 15-20' Spread: 10-15' Habit/Form: Rounded Growth Rate: Slow to...
- Buttonbush 65%
Botanical Name: Cephalanthus occidentalis* Common Name: Buttonbush Updated 2/2012 Click image to enlarge form leaf fruit trunk Height: 6-12' Spread: 12-18' Habit/Form: Upright...
- Ohio Buckeye 65%
Botanical Name: Aesculus glabraCommon Name: Ohio Buckeye Updated 1/2012 Form Leaf Flower Fruit Bark Click on an image to enlarge. Height: 20-40' Spread:...
- Sassafras 65%
Botanical Name: Sassafras albidumCommon Name: Sassafras Updated 12/2012 Click on an image to enlarge Fall form Leaves Fall color Winter form Bark Click on an image to...
- Redbud 64%
Botanical Name: Cercis canadensis Common Name: Redbud Updated 2/2012 Click on an image to enlarge flowers fall color fruits bark Height: 15-20' Spread: 20-25' Habit/Form: Rounded to...