Native Shrub Presale – Proceeds benefit Hill-Stead’s Grounds, Gardens, and Trails

  • A unique collection of native and ornamental shrubs, many are new for 2019!
  • Specimen quality plants have been selected for pollinator attraction, they provide essential habitat and food source for birds and wildlife, color, ease of care and will enhance both new and established gardens
  • Plants can only be purchased through the pre-sale!  Download the order form or place an online order below.
  • Purchases available for pickup on Thursday, May 2 from 5 – 7 pm & Friday, May 3 from 9 am – 2 pm
  • Orders must be received by April 5, 2019

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Amelanchier alnifolia Regent – Regent Serviceberry (new Variety) NATIVE — $38

Color: White Shades
Height: 4-6 ft
Spread: 4-6ft
Zone: 2-9

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    • Star Pollinator! Food source for wildlife (mammals, caterpillars, birds)
    • Clusters of pure white flowers in spring, yellow-red fall foliage
    • Blueberry-like fruit in summer
    • Good for naturalizing or for use in landscape
    • Deer and rabbit resistant

Quantity – Amelanchier – $38

Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Bearberry NATIVE — $17

Color:  White to pink
Height: 6-12”
Spread: 4-6 ft
Zone: 3-8

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  • Top favorite of New England Flower Garden!
  • Four full seasons of interest!
  • Bell-shaped flowers favorite of bees, good winter food source for birds
  • Flowers in spring, berries in summer, shades of purple-red in fall
  • Dark Evergreen foliage, good dense ground cover
Quantity – Arctostaphylos – $17

Aronia melanocarpa –Low Scape Mound Aronia Black Chokeberry (New Variety) NATIVE Developed at UCONN — $34

Color: White Shades
Height: 12-24”
Spread: 18-24”  
Zone: 3-9

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  • Unique low-growing , mounded habit, good habit for caterpillars and wildlife
  • Tidy mound of glossy green foliage
  • Dainty white flowers in spring
  • Brilliant fall foliage contrast with dark purple-black fruit
  • Thrives in any conditions, sun-shade, cold to hot climates

Quantity – Aronia – $34

Buddleia x ‘Pugster Blue’ (Butterfly Bush) — $31

Color: Blue shades
Height: 22-24”
Spread: 24-36”
Zone: 5-9
Spacing: 36-48”

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  • Attracts butterflies
  • Fragrant, true-blue flowers
  • Re-bloomer and long blooming
  • Drought tolerant, hardiest of all dwarf Buddleias
  • Compact form, full sun

Quantity – Buddleia – $31

Cephalanthus occidentalis – Sugar Shack Sugar Shack Button Bush (New Variety) NATIVE — $33

Color: White Shades
Height: 3-4ft 
Spread: 3-4 ft
Zone: 4-10
Spacing: 3-4ft

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  • White fragrant flowers, colorful red fruit, glossy foliage
  • New dwarf size of this prized NATIVE!
  • Nesting site and source of food for birds, nectar and food for bees and caterpillars
  • Good for rain gardens or at waters edge

Quantity – Cephalanthus – $33

Hydrangea arborescens ‘Invincibelle Wee White’ (New variety) — $37

Color: White Shades
Height: 12-30”
Spread: 12-30”
Zone: 4-9
Spacing: 24-36”

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  • First dwarf, Annabelle hydrangea type in the world!
  • Blooms from early summer through frost, looks like a bouquets of flowers
  • Does not need deadheading
  • Dwarf habit with strong sturdy stems; tidy, mounded habit
  • Full to part sun

Quantity – Hydrangea – $37