seeking smokebush

yardmartyrMay 21, 2013

OK, I live on the border, so it feels pretty Wisconsin-y! I am just trying to locate a nursery in either Lake County, IL or any of the lower counties of WI (Green, Rock, Walworth, Kenosha) that might have smokebushes. I don't understand why these things are so hard to find. I see them all over in people's yards (maybe I should stop and ask--that's going on my To Do list) but I can't find any place that sells them. Specifically I'm looking for Golden Spirit and Royal Purple. If anyone has any suggestions I'd love to hear them. Thanks!

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keriann_lakegeneva(5B WI/IL border)

Pesche's in Lake Geneva has them.. not sure what variety though. I got one there about 5 years ago and I love it!

You can also try Burlington Garden Center


    Bookmark   May 21, 2013 at 2:47PM
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Great--thanks a lot!

    Bookmark   May 21, 2013 at 7:39PM
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I saw two smokebush shrubs at Menards this afternoon. Menards is a building supply company with multiple outlets in Wisconsin. This particular store is located in Madison, on Broadway, near HWY 51.

    Bookmark   May 22, 2013 at 8:06PM
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Hey, I live just a couple miles from a Menard's. Maybe they have some. It never even occurred to me to check there. Thanks!

    Bookmark   May 24, 2013 at 1:46PM
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Thanks, ericwi! Menard's had what I wanted and at a fantastic price. The smokebush has been in the ground for about a week and seems very happy. I was also looking for a Golden Spirit smokebush but the only ones I located were far away and very expensive. But I found one on ebay. Let's see how it turns out.

    Bookmark   May 31, 2013 at 11:15AM
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