Space Savers & Bountiful Berries (8 Bare-root Seedlings for $17.00)
This year’s seedling sale features small shrubs and trees which are hardy in small spaces and bear gorgeous flowers and fruits, and display beautiful colors. The fruits and flowers that these plants grow are important food sources to birds and pollinators! By planting these native species, you are directly contributing to the betterment of our environment. The plants in each package clean our water and air, prevent soil erosion, provide valuable habitat, and add beauty to your property.
A full, nonrefundable payment must accompany your order. Orders close on April 9, 2021 (or when supplies run out). You will receive a confirmation receipt and directions to the pickup site compliant with COVID safety guidelines, Sleepy Hollow Bath & Racquet Club, 3516 Sleepy Hollow Rd, Falls Church, VA 22044.
Orders must be picked up on: Friday, April 16th, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., or Saturday, April 17th, 9 a.m. - noon, otherwise they will be donated to a reforestation project in Fairfax County.
You must purchase your seedlings in advance, no day of sales or extras will be offered.
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2 New Jersey Tea (Ceanothus americanus)
Only 3 feet in height, this small shrub is perfect for beautifying small open spaces with dry soils. Clusters of small white flowers dot the green-leaved shrub from May to September. Once fall begins, New Jersey Tea shrub shifts to a yellow-tan color and provides black fruit for butterflies, songbirds, and small mammals.
Hardiness Zone: 3-9
2 Spicebush (Lindera benzoin)
A 6.5-16' tall shrub for part to full shade conditions in wet to moist soils. Blooms with yellow flowers from March through May, edible red berries form September through October. Yellow fall foliage. High wildlife value for songbirds, small mammals, and butterflies. Performs well in loamy to sandy soil on shaded wooded slopes, and floodplain forests.
Hardiness Zone: 5-9
2 Aromatic Sumac (Rhus aromatica)
This 6 foot tall shrub grows best in full to part sun and dry soils. Aromatic sumac, also known as fragrant sumac, does well on slopes and rocky areas. Fuzzy red wine-colored berries grow in edible clusters between aromatic leaves from July until March. The leaves change with the seasons; when summer turns to fall, the green leaves turn to red. The aromatic sumac provides a high wildlife value for butterflies, songbirds, and small mammals.
Hardiness Zone: 4-8
2 Beautyberry (Callicarpa americana)
Beautyberry grows up to 6’ in dry to moist soils under full to partial sun. Lavender-pink flowers bloom along the shrub from June to August, and lavender berries begin to grow from September to March. Songbirds and small mammals benefit from this plant.
Hardiness Zone: 6-10