The JC Raulston Arboretum Premier Plants program introduces and promotes plants that are unique, superior, adaptable to NC, underutilized, and noninvasive. This program is operated in partnership with the North Carolina Association of Nurserymen (NCAN).
The JC Raulston Arboretum is pleased to announce our current Premier Plants:
- Beschorneria septentrionalis – red agave
- Daphniphyllum macropodum – courtesy-leaf
- Edgeworthia chrysantha – golden paperbush
- Lindera glauca – silver spicebush
- Ternstroemia gymnanthera 'Burnished Gold' – golden Japanese false cleyera
- Thuja 'Green Giant' – arborvitae
Program Details for Interested Nurseries and Garden Centers
If you are in the nursery industry and are interested in participating in this program, please read our description of the Premier Plant program.