Ginkgo or Maidenhair tree is a unique tree because there is only one species in the
genus, Ginkgo biloba. Ginkgo is not very picky of its growing conditions and is quite
tolerant of a wide range of soil conditions, which make it a great choice for urban
Buttonbush is a native shrub found growing throughout most of Oklahoma bordering streams
and lakes, except in the panhandle. Clusters of white, fragrant flowers bloom June
to July and look like a pincushion. Flowers are very attractive to hummingbirds, bees,
butterflies, and other pollinators and is considered a good honey plant.
Coral bells are a versatile perennial native to North America with attractive foliage
and bell-shaped flowers. Flowers open on wiry stems above the foliage in the spring
to early summer. Flower colors range from pink to red and white and are favored by
butterflies and bees.
Coleus is a time-honored plant that is full of character. It is well known for its
foliage colors, patterns, and forms and great for shade as well as indoor as a houseplant.
Many cultivars are now full sun tolerant and are one of Oklahoma’s best full sun foliage