Potted Trees & Plants

We Help You Choose the Best

If you're looking for a new tree to add to your property or to add plants to your landscape, Wagner Nursery Inc offers a huge selection.

From pot-to-pot trees and shrubs to evergreens and fruit trees, our certified staff can help you choose which type of tree is right for your property.

Not all trees, shrubs, perennials and ornamental grasses can be good for your property. Let our team educate you on which plant, shrub or tree you should plant. Stop by today and meet our team.

We Stock a Wide Range

  • Pot-to-Pot Trees
  • Field Grown Trees
  • Shrubs
  • Evergreens
  • Fruit trees
  • Perennials
  • Ornamental Grasses
  • Small fruit 
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Plants For Containers


Boxwood
Fineline Buckthorn
Caryopteris
Daphne Carol Mackie
Smaller Hydrangeas
Hypericum
Rose’s
Rose of Sharon
Sweetspire
Yucca

Grasses-
 Cheyenne Sky
 Little Bunny
 Sapphire

Perennials-
 Chicks & Hens
 Columbine
 Coralbells
 Hibiscus

Poisonous Plants 
* Means poisonous to Livestock


Yews *
Wisteria
Rhubarb (leaves only)
Lily of Valley
Bleeding Heart *
Rhododendron *
Oaks (acorns) *
Yarrow
Columbine
Milkweed *
Barberry
Birch
Bittersweet
Clematis
Cotoneaster
Burning Bush *
Hypercium
Holly *
Juniper
Pear (seeds)
Daphne 
Hydrangea
Arborvitea
Black Walnut *
Chokeberry *
Lupine *
Maples *

Black Walnut Toxicity

Resistant to Toxicity
Trees:
Japanese Maple
Red Maple
Beech
Catalpa
Eastern Red Bud
Cherry
Plum
Peach
Hawthorne
Elm
Locust
Hickory
White Oak (not swamp)
Hemlock
Red Cedar
Arborvitae

Shrubs:
Barberry (Canadensis)
Dogwood
Quince
Euonymus
Forsythia
Potentilla
Lilac
Rose Of Sharon
Honeysuckle (most Varieties)
Korean Spice Viburnum
Arborvitae

Perennials:
Astilbe
Bellflower
Geranium Cranesbill
Common Daylily
Coralbells
Hosta
Holly Hock
Fern Ostrich
Bee Balm
Peony
Blackeyed Susan
Siberian Iris
Pulmonaria
Sedum
Pachysandra
Vinca Minor

Vines:
Clematis
Bittersweet
Honeysuckle
Virginia Creeper
Wild Grape

Fruits/Vegetables:
Currants
Gooseberry
Rhubarb
Black Raspberry
Melons
Squash
Beans
Carrots
Corn
Beets
Onion
Parsnips

Plants Rarely Fed upon by
Japanese Beetles

Trees:
Red Maple
Silver Maple
Red bud
Pagoda Dogwood
Mulberry
Pear
Red Oak
White Oak
Black Locust
Magnolia
River Birch
Heritage River Birch
Witch Hazel
Tulip Tree
Ginkgo

Crabs:
 Harvest Gold
 Louisa
 Brandywine
 Red Jade

Evergreen Trees:
Douglas Fir
Spruce
Pine
Arborvitae
Hemlock
Cedar 
Cypress

Shrubs:
Azalea
Barberry
Boxwood
Burning Bush
Common Lilac
Dogwood
Forsythia
Hydrangea
Mock Orange
Privit
Rhododendron
Snowberry
Sumac
Smokebush
Spiraea Vanhoutte

Evergreen Shrubs:
Juniper
Arborvitae
Yew

Perennials:
Dianthus
Iris
Candytuft
Phlox
Yarrow
Milkweed
Coreopsis
Bleeding Heart
Gaillardia
Daylily
Coralbell
Hosta
Liatris
Bee Balm
Blackeyed Susan
Sedum
Veronica

Vines:
Clematis
Bittersweet
Honeysuckle
Ivy

Groundcovers:
Pachysandra
Purple Leaf Wintercreeper




Vegetables:
Brussel Sprouts/Cabbage
Cantaloupe/Watermelon
Carrot
Cauliflower
Cucumber
Lettuce
Onion
Pea
Pumpkin
Radish/Turnip
Spinach
Squash
Sweet Potatoe
Egg Plant

Salt Tolerant Plants


Trees:
Maples (platanoides)
Ohio Buckeye
Serviceberry
Paper Birch
Russian Olive
Ash (americana & pennsylvanica)
Locust (triacanthos)
Kentucky Coffee Tree
Quaking Aspen
Oak (alba, macrocarpa & rubra)
Blackhills Spruce
Blue Spruce (pungens)
Austrian Pine

Shrubs:
Black Chokeberry
Boxwood Wintergreen
Dwarf Burning Bush
Honeysuckle Arnold Red
Potentilla
Sumac (gro-low, tiger eyes & cutleaf)
Alpine Currant
Spiraea Renaissance
Snowberry White
Lilacs (except dwarf varieties)
Yucca
Mugho Pine
Junipers (Chinensis & communis) 

Vines:
Trumpet Vine
Boston Ivy

Fruit:
Barren Strawberry

Perennials/Grasses:
Silvermound
Hosta
Stella DeOro Daylily
Palace Purple Coralbell
Autumn Joy Sedum
Elijah Blue Grass
Little Blue Stem
Karl Forester Grass


Rock Garden Plants


Russian Cypress
Mugo Pine
Barberry
Cranberry Cotoneaster
Yucca
Sumac

Juniper-
 Procumben
 Blue Star
 Blue Rug
 Broadmoor
 Kalley Phitzer
 Sargent

Grasses-
 Blue Oat
 Elijah Blue
 Evergold
 Sapphire

Perennials-
 Goblins
 Creeping Phlox
 Chicks & Hens

Bonsai Plants
Procumben Juniper
Blue Star Juniper
Russian Cypress


English Garden Plants

Shrubs (for hedging):
Boxwood
Cotoneaster
Privit
Yew

Shrubs:
Azalea
Barberry
Butterfly Bush
Caryopteris
Lilac
Magnolia
Ninebark
Potentilla
Rhododendron
Rose’s
Spiraea
Viburnum
Wiegelia
Yucca

Perennials:
Astilbe
Bee Balm
Beacon Silver
Blackeyed Susan
Bergenia
Bell Flower
Brunnera
Cimicifuga
Coreopsis
Coneflower
Columbine
Coralbells
Daylily
Delphinum
Dianthus
Ferns
Gaillardia
Geranium
Grasses
Hens & Chicks
Hibiscus
Hosta
Iris
Liatris
Lily of the Valley
Pachysandra
Peony
Phlox
Pulmonaria
Russian Sage
Salvia
Sedum
Thyme
Tiarella
Veronica
Vinca


Rabbit Resistant Plants
* means moderately Resistant

Trees:
Black Walnut
Birch *
Cherry
Dogwood
Japanese Maple
Oak
Red Bud
Tulip Tree
Spruce *
Fir
Pine *
Juniper

Shrubs:
Butterfly Bush *
Cotoneaster
Currant
Daphne Mackie
Hydrangea
Lilac *
Mock Orange
Sumac
Spiraea
Tree Peony
Viburnum
Wiegelia
Boxwood *
Yucca *
Yew
Azalea

Perennials:
Astilbe *
Bee Balm
Bergenia *
Blackeyed Susan
Bleeding Heart
Candy Tuft
Coralbells
Columbine
Coreopsis (Tickseed)
Daylily *
Gaillardia (Goblins) *
Geranium
Iris *
Lily of the Valley *
Lupines
Ornamental Onions *
Pachysandra *
Peony *
Pulmonaria
Red Hot Poker
Russian Sage
Salvia
Sedum
Thyme *
Yarrow *
Veronica
Vinca Minor *

Vines:
Clematis
Trumpet Vine
Wisteria *

Vegetables:
Asparagus
Onions
Peppers
Potatoes
Squash
Tomatoes

Plants That Tolerate Dry Conditions

Trees:
Buckthorn
Catalpa
Locust
Hackberry
Weeping Pea 
Red Bud
Serviceberry
Sumac
Magnolia
Royal Red Maple
Amur Maple
Cedar
Douglas Fir
Juniper

Shrubs:
Barberry
Buchthorn
Burning Bush
Cotoneaster
Potentilla
Sumac
Smokebush
Yucca
Junipers
Mugo Pine

Vines:
Bittersweet
Boston Ivy

Perennials/Grasses:
Blackeyed Susan
Coreopsis
Chicks and Hens
Coneflower
Dianthus
Gobblins
Peony
Phlox
Red Hot Poker
Russian Sage
Sedum
Yarrow
Blue Oat Grass
Cheyenne Sky Grass
Evergold Grass
Elijah Blue Grass
Karl Forester Grass
Little Bunny Grass
Overdam Grass
Sapphire Grass

Shade Plants


Light-Medium Shade
Flowering Plants:
Azalea
Black Chokecherry
Bailey Dogwood
Snowberry
Tiger Eye Sumac
Goldflame Honeysuckle Vine
Rhododendron
Amur Maple

Hydrangea-
 Bloomstruck
 Blushing Bride
 Fushia Glow
 Incredible
 Limelight
 Pee Gee
 Twist & Shout
 Tuff Stuff
 Pinky Winky
 Hydrangea Vine

Viburnum-
 Cranberry
 American
 Bailey
Cardinal
 Judd
 Mohican
 Snowball
 Wentworth
 Sugar & Spice

 Evergreens:
Arborvitea-
 Mr. Bowling Ball
 Hetz Midget Globe
 Pyramidal
 Techny
 Holmstrup
Mugo Pine
Birds Nest Spruce
Dwarf Norway Spruce
Boxwood-
Chicagoland
Green Gem
Northern Charm

Medium-Heavy Shade
Flowering Plants:
Alpine Currant
Burning Bush
Hydrangea-
 Annabell
 Endless Summer
 Oakleaf
Sweetspire
Pinkspire
Viburnum- 
 Chicago Luster
 Autumn Jazz
 Blue Muffin
 Korean Spice
Dogwood-
 Garden Glow
 Cardinal 

Evergreens:
Hemlock

Yews-
 Capitata 
 Dark Green
 Densiformis
 Hicksii

Boxwood-
 Green Velvet
 Green Mountain

Perennails: 
Light-Heavy Shade
Hosta
Vinca Minor
Purple Wintercreeper
Coralbell
Japanese Evergold Sedge Grass
 
Light-Medium Shade
Geranium
Astilbe
Lupine
Silvermound

Medium-Heavy Shade
Berginia
Brunnera
Bleeding Heart
Ferns
Lily of the Valley
Lamium
Pulmonaria
Pachysandra
Snow on the Mountain
Tiarella


Plants that tolerate Moist to Wet Ground

Trees:
Willow’s
Silver Maple
Red Maple
Poplar
Pagoda Dogwood
Birch:
 Heritage 
 River
 Crimson Frost
 Royal Frost
Whitespire
Oak:
 Swamp White
 Burr
Arborvitae

Shrubs:
Black Chokeberry
Dogwoods
Spring Glory Forsythia
Pinkspire Summersweet
Mt. Airy Fothergilla
Little Henry Sweetspire
Willow’s

Lilac:
 Charles Jolly
 President Grevy
 Tinkerbell
Viburnum:
 American Cranberry
 Alfredo
 Judd
 Koreanspice
 Wentworth
Arborvitae
Russian Cypress

Vines:
Boston Ivy
Virginia Creeper


Perennials/Grasses: (more to the moist side not wet)

Perennial:
Astible
Brunnera
Black Snake Root
Hosta
Hibiscus
Lily of the Valley
Pulmonaria
Tiarella
Grass:
All Gold
Cheyenne Sky
Flame
Huron Sunrise
Little Zebra
Oktoberfest
Strictus

Deer Resistant Plants


Trees:
Ginkgo
Beech
Honey Locust
Willow (all)
Red Bud
Japanese Maple
Sugar Maple
Red Maple
River Birch
White Birch
White & Pin Oak
Weeping Pea Tree
Witch Hazel
Japanese Lilac Tree
Magnolia
Hawthorne
Orn. Pear
Serviceberry
Spruce (most varieties)
Red Cedar

Flowering Shrubs:
Barberry
Burning Bush
Butterfly Bush
Buckthorn
Cotoneaster
Dogwood (red twig)
Forsythia
Holly
Honeysuckle (most)
Hypercium
Hydrangea (oakleaf)
Lilac
Mock Orange
PJM Rhododendron
Privet
Potentilla
Quince
Rose Of Sharon
Spiraea (most)
Sumac

Evergreen Shrubs:
Mugo Pine
Juiper (chinensis, communis & horizontalis)
Russian Cypress
Spruce Varieties

Perennials:
Ferns
Crown Vetch
Lily of the Valley
Hens & Chicks
Ajuga
Pachysandra
Vinca Minor
Feather Reed Grass
Blue Fescue Grass
Karl Forester Grass
Red Hot Poker
Peony (all)
Salvia
Russian Sage
Coneflower
Sedum
Coreopsis
Yucca
Astilbe
Pulmonaria
Goblins
Bleeding Heart
Caryopteris
Delphinium
Liatris
Iris

Vines:
Clematis
Wisteria




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