Fragrant Sumac ground cover

Fragrant Sumac ground cover

Here are some popular ground covers for sun. Some are low-growing woody shrubs and others herbaceous perennials. Creeping cotoneaster Photo: ©Y.Cunnington Bearberry Cotoneaster (C. dammeri): Pronounced Co-toe-nee-as-ter. Low-growing shrub hardy from Zone 4 to 8. Evergreen, but loses foliage in colder regions. Glossy leaves, tiny white flowers in late spring. Skogholm produces glossy red berries, Coral Beauty coral berries. Grows 12 inches (30 cm) tall. Excellent ground covers …

Low growing Fragrant Sumac

Low growing Fragrant Sumac

I was introduced to `Gro-Low fragrant sumac ( Rhus aromatica `Gro-Low ), a rugged, low-growing native shrub that s edging the driveway in the picture at right, while working as a propagator for a large nursery outside of Chicago the year after graduating from college. Over the course of several hot, sultry days in the middle of July, my crew and I collected tens of thousands, eight to ten inch-long softwood cuttings of this plant from locations scattered throughout the western …

Fragrant Sumac deer resistant

Fragrant Sumac deer resistant

Ask Mr. Smarty Plants is a free service provided by the staff and volunteers at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Can t find the answer in our existing FAQs, submit a question to Mr. Smarty Plants. Need help with plant identification, visit the plant identification page. From: Seattle, WA Region: Northwest Topic: Deer Resistant, Shrubs, Trees Title: Why is Rhus aromatica more deer resistant from Seattle Answered by: Barbara Medford QUESTION: I have a large area that I would …

Low Fragrant Sumac

Low Fragrant Sumac

Staff Pick of the Week! Ron Wilson shares one of his favorite plants for the landscape! Why did you pick this plant? This is a low maintenance low growing deciduous shrub that is way underused in the landscape. Looking for a low hedge that rarely needs pruning? Or a mass planting on a hillside or need a taller groundcover? This plant offers year round interest (winter stems, spring flowers , good green leaves, excellent fall colors). Once you recognize what it looks like, you’ll …

Fragrant Sumac Scientific Name

Fragrant Sumac Scientific Name

Rhus aromatica Grow Low Fragrant Sumac The foliage of Dwarf fragrant sumac remains green during very hot summers and turns red-orange in autumn. This is a shrub that can be cut right to the ground periodically, to keep it more manageable. Even if this shrub is rubbed by deer antlers, as bucks like the aromatic bark, it will quickly regenerate. Dwarf sumac grows well on the edge of woodlands and can be used as a ground cover, low hedge, or barrier, and it has red fruit that birds …

Fragrant sumac Ontario

Fragrant sumac Ontario

When we lived in Ontario, we frequently saw thickets of staghorn sumac (Rhus typhina) in dry sandy spots. This is an eastern species of small tree or large shrub that is distinctive at any time of year. It is found in otherwise barren thickets that, in our minds, typify the hot summers of southwestern Ontario. I can still hear the singing of the cicadas and the chirping of the crickets in July as we walked through 90F heat, skirting a colony of sumac on a dry sandy knoll. The …

Fragrant Sumac uses

Fragrant Sumac uses

Preparations: Fluid Extract of Rhus Aromatica Related entries: Rhus Glabra (U. S. P.)—Rhus Glabra - Rhus Toxicodendron (U. S. P.)—Rhus Toxicodendron The bark of the root of Rhus aromatica , Aiton. Nat. Ord.—Anacardiaceae. COMMON NAME: Fragrant sumach, Sweet sumach. ILLUSTRATION: Gray s Genera, Plate 160. Botanical Source.—This is a small, bushy shrub, growing from 2 to 6 feet high, and found in clumps throughout sections of the eastern United States, in rocky situations. The leaves …

Fragrant sumac Garden

Fragrant sumac Garden

Known for its lemony scent, fragrant sumac is a native Midwestern plant that blooms in early spring with greenish-yellow flowers and bright red and orange fruits in late summer and fall. The sumac has dense branches that reach a height of up to 8 feet and a width of up to 10 feet. Fragrant sumacs grow best in hot, dry climates and are so resilient that they are known to grow even in gravel. Like most maintenance of the fragrant sumac, pruning the plant is easy. Step 1 Prune a …

Fragrant sumac Texas

Fragrant sumac Texas

Anacardiaceae (Sumac family) Skunkbush sumac is a perennial,warm-season native that has many branches. A low-growing shrub,it can reach 10 feet tall. Several subspecies of R. aromatica are recognized in Texas. The scented leaves of this shrub are arranged in three leaflets. The flowers are yellow ; the fruits are red. Skunkbush sumac provides fair grazing for wildlife and livestock. This shrub grows in a variety of habitats,ranging from woodlands,hills and sand dunes to rocky …