Prairie Flame Sumac
Colonizing Bright Red Autumn Color
Sumac - Prairie Flame Shining, Rhus copallina var. latifolia 'Morton', has attractive glossy dark green foliage with creamy white blooms in summer.
Prairie Flame develops into a compact, multi-stemmed shrub that is drought tolerant, and it does especially well in dry and rocky soil, and grows best in full sun.
This Shining Sumac has outstanding showy red orange fall color, is a non-fruiting male clone, and is drought tolerant.
It thrives with neglect. You can use it to colonize banks, hillsides and rocky areas. It suckers vigorously to form thickets and excellent for naturalizing.
It makes an attractive specimen, hedge or background plant and is an important food source for bees, mammals, and birds.
*Brilliant Fall Color
|Brand||Nature Hills Nursery|
|Botanical Name||Rhus copallina var. latifolia 'Morton'|
|Mature Height||5-6 feet|
|Mature Spread||4-6 feet|
|Soil Type||Widely Adaptable, Well Drained|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun, Partial Sun|