July 30, 2010
carrion flower smilax herbacea wisconsin native vines johnson's nursery ftimg

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Carrion-flower

Carrion-flower Smilax herbacea Description & Overview Carrion-flower is a Wisconsin native perennial vine that dies back to the ground each season. It’s typically found on moist forest edges and climbs on nearby plants or structures with twining tendrils. The 1” round clusters of green flowers are fly pollinated. Female plants […]
July 29, 2010
limber honeysuckle lonicera dioica wisconsin native vines at johnson's nursery ftimg

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Limber Honeysuckle

Limber Honeysuckle Lonicera dioica Description & Overview Limber Honeysuckle is a Wisconsin native vine. It’s a low, climbing, vine-like shrub with arching branches. In late spring, expect a display of showy red, stalk-less flowers with yellow stamens. Afterwards, it forms green fruits that mature to a vibrant red-orange. It’s deciduous, […]
July 29, 2010
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American Bittersweet

American Bittersweet Celastrus scandens Description & Overview American Bittersweet is a Wisconsin native climbing vine with colorful clusters of orange fruit capsules that open to reveal red seeds. Celastrus scandens is dioecious, meaning you need a male and a female plant to get fruiting. This is a multi-season vine, offering […]