Moist Sun Garden
  • Summer color is my garden specialty.
  • Easy to grow plants that hang tough in the hot sun.
  • Plenty of food and cover for my bird friends and me.
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    Moist Sun Garden Plant List
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    Trees and Shrubs


    Juniperus virginiana (Eastern Red Cedar) Juniperus virginiana (Eastern Red Cedar)
    Chamaecyparis thyoides (Atlantic White Cedar) Chamaecyparis thyoides (Atlantic White Cedar)

    Deciduous Trees

    Amelanchier canadensis (Shadblow) Amelanchier canadensis (Shadblow)
    Magnolia virginiana (Sweetbay Magnolia) Magnolia virginiana (Sweetbay Magnolia)
    Nyssa sylvatica (Black Gum) Nyssa sylvatica (Black Gum)
    Quercus bicolor (Swamp White Oak) Quercus bicolor (Swamp White Oak)
    Cornus racemosa (Gray Dogwood) Cornus racemosa (Gray Dogwood)
    Betula nigra (River Birch) Betula nigra (River Birch)

    Medium to Tall Shrubs

    Aronia melanocarpa (Black Chokeberry) Aronia melanocarpa (Black Chokeberry)
    Sambucus racemosa (Red Elderberry) Sambucus racemosa (Red Elderberry)
    Viburnum dentatum (Arrowwood) Viburnum dentatum (Arrowwood)
    Viburnum trilobum (American Cranberry Viburnum) Viburnum trilobum (American Cranberry Viburnum)
    Itea virginica (Virginia Sweetspire) Itea virginica (Virginia Sweetspire)
    Lindera benzoin (Spicebush) Lindera benzoin (Spicebush)
    Salix discolor (Pussy Willow) Salix discolor (Pussy Willow)
    Sambucus canadensis (Elderberry) Sambucus canadensis (Elderberry)
    Cephalanthus occidentalis (Button Bush) Cephalanthus occidentalis (Button Bush)
    Clethra alnifolia (Summer Sweet Bush) Clethra alnifolia (Summer Sweet Bush)
    Cornus sericea (Red-Osier Dogwood) Cornus sericea (Red-Osier Dogwood)
    Ilex verticillata (Winterberry) Ilex verticillata (Winterberry)
    Physocarpus opulifolius (Common Ninebark) Physocarpus opulifolius (Common Ninebark)
    Spiraea tomentosa (Steeplebush) Spiraea tomentosa (Steeplebush)

    Small Shrubs

    Vaccinium angustifolium (Lowbush Blueberry) Vaccinium angustifolium (Lowbush Blueberry)