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Thundercloud Purple Leaf Plum
Spring Bouquet Laurustinus
Ebbing's Upright Silverberry
Thundercloud Purple Leaf Plum

Common name:Thundercloud Purple Leaf Plum
Botanical name:Prunus cerasifera 'Thundercloud'

This deciduous tree grows to 25' tall with a 20' spread. The single flowers are light pink, blooming in spring. 'Thundercloud' has a dense, round form, which is great for small front and back yards. It has deep purple foliage until it changes to bronze in the fall.

Spring Bouquet Laurustinus

Common name:Spring Bouquet Laurustinus
Botanical name:Viburnum tinus 'Spring Bouquet'

The 'Spring Bouquet' grows to about 4-6' in height with a compact habit. Its foliage is slimer than the species, darker green color, and the plant can be used as an onamental hedge.

Ebbing's Upright Silverberry

Common name:Ebbing's Upright Silverberry
Botanical name:Elaeagnus X ebbingei

Upright evergreen shrub to 8x8' high and wide. Thornless. Leaves are 2-4" long; silvery when young, later dark green on top. Tiny, fragrant silvery flowers in early summer. Red fruit makes good jelly or food for birds. Easy care background shrub; drought resistant. Tiny, fragrant silvery flowers.

Designer: Homeowner

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Photographer: GardenSoft

Soils and Compost:

Physical weed control, including mulching, or hand removal protects the watershed from harmful chemicals.

Integrated Pest Management:

Develop healthy soil for plants that are vigorous and naturally pest-resistant.