Green Seasons Nursery is inspired to spread the word about native flowers, shrubs, trees and grasses. We are passionate about increasing awareness of the benefits and necessities of native plants for the well-being and longevity of our eco-systems, and our planet.
Blueberry plants are native to growing in North Carolina. Several types of thornless blackberry bushes are perfect for N.C. Gardens, according to N.C. State University publications. The Arapaho thornless blackberry plant, Apache blackberry and Navaho blackberry plants will grow in numerous North Carolina soil profiles. If you are looking to add a nutritious, native tree to your landscape, consider the pawpaw. The North Carolina Pawpaw festival occurs in late summer each year in Forsyth County. Anyone interested in connecting with experienced pawpaw growers should consider attending in future years.
Native Pollinator Plants. Recommended Native Plants for the Butterfly Highway. This is a list of suggested plants native to each of the major North Carolina regions. Most of the plants listed can be found in all three regions. A dramatic selection of our North American native persimmon tree noted for its rapid, upright growth and weeping branches. ‘Magic Fountain’ Weeping Persimmon can grow 10′ – 15′ tall with a narrow profile of 5′ to 7′ wide making it a best pick for small areas in a landscape or as a focal point plant. information about using native plants in coastal landscapes and to encourage environmentally responsible landscap-ing practices on North Carolina’s barrier islands and beaches. The use of native plants is strongly encouraged for several reasons: 1) Native plants provide food and shelter for many animals, including birds, mammals, and insects. By
The beaked hazelnut is a North Carolina native shrub that is a sibling of the more familiar common (Corylus avellana) and American (C. Americana) hazelnuts.It bears that name because the husk outside of the edible nut is long and shaped like a bird's beak. In central North Carolina, swamp milkweed flowers for four to six weeks between June and August. How to grow. Don’t let the name fool you, swamp milkweed is just as happy growing in a moist garden as it is in a swamp. Plants prefer moist, rich soil, but are surprisingly adaptable and can tolerate periodic drought in heavier soil types. A growing zone simply refers to the USDA’s determination of areas where certain plants are most likely to thrive, preferring to focus on minimal temperature ranges in which a plant can survive. North Carolina is home to five unique growing zones. Most of the state, including Raleigh, Charlotte, Greensboro, and the northern coastline is in ...