common scientific T SSN H W sun soil H2O fire N2 pH summer fall flower (seed)
alder, green Alnus viridis D CW 3.0 3.0 S/PS F-M-C M-W 5.0-6.5 green green catkins
American bittersweet Celastrus scandens D C 7.0 - S/PS M DM ••• - 5.0-7.5 green-glossy green-yellow (red)
birch, bog Betula pumila L. D CW 6.0 4.0 S F-M MW-W - 5.1-8.5 green-dark yellow yellow
cinquefoil, shrubby Potentilla fruticosa D CW-Y 1.2 1.2 S F-M-C DM •• - 5.5-8.0 green-grey yellow yellow
cranberry, highbush Viburnum trilobum D CW 3.0 3.0 S F-M M-W - 5.5-7.5 green red purple white (red)
currant, red Ribes triste D W 1.5 1.0 S/PS M-C M 5.0-6.5 green yellow-light purple (red)
currant, wild black Ribes americanum D CW 1.5 1.5 SH F-M-C D-M X 5.0-7.5 green yellow-light yellow (black)
dogwood, red osier Cornus stolonifera sericea D W 2.1 2.1 S/PS F-M-C M-MW •• 4.8-7.0 green-grey yellow (red) white (white)
dwarf false indigo Amorpha nana SS CW 1.0 1.0 S F-M-C D-M - - green - purple-red
elder, red Sambucus racemosa L. D W 4.5 4.5 S/PS F-M M-MW ••• - 5.2-7.2 green yellow (red) white (red)
gooseberry, Canada Ribes hirtellum D CW 1.0 2.0 S F-M-C DM •• - 5.5-7.0 green-dark red-bright white ()
grape, riverbank Vitis riparia D CW 13.0 2.0 S/PS M-C M - 6.1-8.5 green-bright yellow white (blu blck)
hawthorn, fireberry Crataegus chrysocarpa ... D C 5.0 6.0 S F-M-C DM •• - 4.5-7.2 green yellow-deep white (red)
hazelnut, American Corylus americana Walter D CW 4.0 4.0 S/PS F-M DM-M •• - 5.0-7.0 green yellow-purple cream (brown)
hops, common Humulus lupulus D W 4.5 2.0 S/PS F-M-C M - - - green-yellow purplish green-pale
indigo bush Amorpha fruticosa D W 3.0 3.0 S/PS sandy M X 5.0-8.5 green-silver yellow-light purple
juniper, blue chip Juniperus horizontalis bc C - 0.3 1.6 S C D - - - blue-steel purple-plum — (blue)
juniper, common Juniperus communis C CW 1.5 3.5 S F-M-C D - 5.5-8.0 green green yellow (blue)
juniper, prince of wales Juniperus horizontalis pow C - 0.2 1.6 S C D - - 5.0-7.9 green-dark purplish — (blue)
kinnikinnick Arctostaphylos uva-ursi C CW 0.2 1.6 S/PS gritty D - 5.5-8.0 green purple-red white (red)
leadplant Amorpha canescens SS CW 1.0 1.0 S F-M-C D ••• 5.5-8.0 green-grey - purple-blue
meadowsweet Spiraea alba D CW-W 2.0 1.6 S/PS F-M-C M-W ••• - 4.3-6.8 green (brown) yellow-deep white
ninebark, common Physocarpus opulifolius D CW 3.0 2.7 S F-M-C D ••• - 4.5-6.5 green yellow white (pink)
rose, prairie Rosa arkansana SS CW 1.2 0.2 S/PS F-M-C DM - 5.6-7.0 green grey pink-white
rose, prickly Rosa acicularis SS CW 2.5 0.9 S/PS F-M MW ••• - 6.8-7.5 grn-dk/pale scarlet red-rose
rose, wild Rosa woodsii SS CW 1.0 0.3 S/PS M-C D-M ••• - 5.0-8.0 green grey pink (red)
saskatoon serviceberry Amelanchier alnifolia D CW 4.5 3.0 S F-M-C DM ••• - 5.6-8.4 green yellow/red white (red)
silver buffaloberry Shepherdia argentea D CW 3.5 2.0 S M DM •• 5.3-8.0 silver silver white (red)
western snowberry Symphoricarpos occidentalis D CW 1.0 0.5 S/PS M D ••• - 6.6-8.0 green-grey brown pink (white)
willow, prairie Salix humilis D C 3.0 2.0 S/PS M-C M-W ••• - 5.9-7.0 green-dark yellow yellow (brown)
willow, wolf / silverberry Elaeagnus commutata D CW 3.5 2.0 S M-C D •• 5.0-7.9 silver silver yellow ()
TABLE COLUMNS ARE SORTABLE
common > name = have on site
T = type: A = annual | B = biennial | P = perennial | SS = subshrub | D = deciduous | C = coniferous
██ = cold stratify | ██ = cold stratify & scarify | ██ = plant directly | ██ = scarify | ██ = not from seed
SSN = season: C = cool | W = warm | Y = late
H = height (in metres) | W = width (in metres) | B = bunch | S = sod | SB = sod/bunch
sun: S = full sun | S/PS = sun or partial shade | PS = partial shade | SH = full shade
soil: F = fine | M = medium | C = coarse
H2O = moisture requirement: D = dry | M = moist | W = wet | Z = aquatic
fire = fire tolerance: - = unknown | X = none | = some | •• = moderate | ••• = high tolerance
N2 = nitrogen fixing: = yes
summer = foliage colour | fall = foliage (stem) colour | flower (seed) = flower (seed / fruit) colour, if conspicuous
pH = acidity - alkalinity