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Morton Shining Sumac – Prairie Flame™

Rhus copallina var. latifolia ‘Morton’



Selected from the collections of the Morton Arboretum, Lisle, Illinois. Characteristics of this male clone include a more refined, compact habit than that of the species; beautiful dark, glossy foliage; attractive yellowish-white flowers in late July; and striking red-orange fall color — all of which provide ornamental interest throughout the growing season. The parent plant originated from seed collected in Iroquois County Conservation Area, near the Illinois-Indiana border. Matures 6' to 7' in height by suckers to form dense colonies. Zones 4-9.

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