contorted quince

Shrubs with a Twist

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Corylus avellana Contorta Jan 10 10

For those of us in the northern parts of the U.S., the idea of "winter interest" can be vastly overrated. Birds and deer devour colorful berries before the end of December, and drying winds scorch and tatter evergreen foliage. Multi-day stretches of sub-freezing temperatures zap almost all of the perennials and bulbs touted as being [...]