Helping restore the native landscape for over 50 years
Founded by Calvin Ernst in 1964, Ernst Conservation Seeds is the largest native seed producer and supplier in the eastern United States.
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Red berries provide fall and winter food for wildlife.
The wetland shrubs and sedges can create a typical shrub/sedge wetland and provide year-round food and cover for many game animals and migrating birds. Establishment takes several years, but costs much less than planting seedlings or potted material. Seed from October-May in full sun to shaded areas in wet soils. Mix formulations are subject to change without notice depending on the availability of existing and new products. While the formula may change, the guiding philosophy and function of the mix will not.
Spring/Summer, Summer, Summer/Fall
Cornus racemosa, IA Ecotype
Cornus sericea, PA Ecotype