Sequential Flowering Packet

Ten plants, two of each of the following:

Tree Variety Information

Tree & Shrub Growth Rate
Slow: less than 1 foot/year
Moderately slow: 1 - 2 feet/year
Moderately fast: 2 - 3 feet/year
Fast: greater than 3 feet/year

       Longevity
Short-lived: less than 100 years
Moderately short-lived: 100-150 years
Moderately long-lived: 150-250 years
Long-lived: over 250 years

To place an order, please use the Order Form and order by March 24, 2017

As a reminder, a postcard will be mailed to you two weeks prior to pickup.
Pickup will be at the Monroe County Fairgrounds
Friday, April 21, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday April 22, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Please bring postcard to pickup, thank you.

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Forsythia: 6 to 10' high with equal spread. Does well in most soils. Bright yellow flowers early in April. Full sun to maximize flowering.

Lilac (Lavender) - Syringa vulgaris: Fast growing to 15' in most well drained, silty clay or loamy soils. Drought resistant, intolerant of wet soils, and needs full sun. Effective screen in 3 to 4 years when planted 6 to 8' apart.

Ninebark - Physocarpus opulifolius: 5 to 9' high with 6 to 10' spread. Upright spreading with stiffly re-curved branches. Well drained to moist sites; sun to partial shade. Flowers are white or pinkish. Provides good cover for wildlife & informal hedging. Medium to fast growth.

Sand Cherry - Prunus besseyi: a dense shrub 6 to 8 high, equal spread. Flowers mid-April with pure white flowers giving way to edible fruits that ripen in the summer. Grown single, hedge, or wind-break. Prefers well drained soils, but will perform under adverse condi-tions.

Rose of Sharon - Hibiscus syriacus: An erect shrub 8' to 12' tall, with 6' to 10' spread. Medium growth in most well drained soils & full sun. Flowers in July - September. Prune in spring for a better show of flowers.
To place an order, please use the Order Form and order by March 24, 2017

As a reminder, a postcard will be mailed to you two weeks prior to pickup.
Pickup will be at the Monroe County Fairgrounds
Friday, April 21, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday April 22, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Please bring postcard to pickup, thank you.


Monroe Conservation District
1137 South Telegraph Road, Monroe, MI 48161
734.265-9311     catherine.acerboni@mi.nacdnet.net
www.monroecd.org