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Ranunculaceae::Blue Cloud Larkspur:Still listed and confused with the genus Delphiniums. Instead of a spike, Blue Cloud flowers are on wiry stems.:(kon-SAL-ih-da):
z Liliaceae::Ginkgo Craig Hosta:A fast growing smaller Hosta that produces a plethera of dark lavender flowers.::
Rosaceae:rosaceae aronia melanocarpa elata:Black Chokeberry:A medium spreading, medium height shrub that is adaptable to many different sites. The spring flowers and fall color are two of its better features.:(a-roh-NI-a)(mel-an-OH-car-pa):5.11.05
Asteraceae::Milka Aster:A hardy Aster with thin ray flowers.::
Asparagaceae::Sundance Cordyline, Green and Red Grass Palm, Sundance Spike:A tropical plant that is commonly used in combination with flowering annuals in outdoor pots and sometimes in gardens. Sundance has a reddish center at the base of the leaves. Listed as a palm-like subtropical tree.:(kor-dil-LYE-nee):
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea abies acronona:Acrocona Spruce:A slow growing Spruce that produces spectacular red male flowers in the spring time of the year:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):02.08.02 5.3.05
Crassulaceae::Sedum Blue spruce Blue Spruce Stonecrop:A Stone Crop with blue foliage that looks like the tips of branches of a Blue Spruce.::
Asteraceae::Monster Lemon Strawflower, Paper Daisy:Strawflowers are one of the easiest flowers to dry. Monster Lemon has large yellow flowers on a tall plant.:(brak-tee-A-tum):
Iridaceae::Intermediate Iris:A group of Iris reaching 16-28 inches tall. They bloom after the dwarf and before the Tall Bearded Iris.::03.15.06
Gesneriaceae:gesneriaceae saintpaulia ionatha hybrids:African Violet:African Violets are one of the easiest to grow and most popular of the flowering indoor plants. There are hundreds if not thousands of cultivars to choose from.::4.18.05
Dryopteridaceae::Applecourt Japanese Painted Fern:A crested form of the Japanese Painted Fern.:(a-THI-ree-um)(nip-pon-IK-cum):
Fabaceae::Clara Mack Wisteria:A white flowering hardy Wisteria. One of the more restraint Wisteria.:(wis-TEE-ria)(mak-ro-STAK-ee-a) :
Araceae::Syngonium cultivars, Arrowhead Vine, Goosefoot Plant:This section contains pictures of some of the different Syngonium cultivars. :(sin-GO-nee-um)(po-do-FI-lum):4.9.6
Aceraceae ::Autumn Flame Maple:A fast growing selection of the Red Maple.:(AYE-cer)(RUE-brum):11.22.05
Ranunculaceae::Golden Queen Trollius:A early spring blooming plant with globular deep golden flowers.:(TROL-i-us)(kul-TOR-um):12.10
Crassulaceae::Hens and Chicks with Red Foliage:A grouping of Hens and Chicks with reddish foliage.:(sem-per-VEEV-um)(tek-TOH-rum):
Saxifragaceae::Bridal Veil Astilbe, Brautschleier Astilbe:An old stand by white Astilbe.:(as-TIL-bee):
Fagaceae::Fern Leaf European Beech, Cutleaf European Beech, Fernleaf Beech:An European Beech cultivar with deeply cut leaves.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Bromeliaceae::Earth Stars:::
Asteraceae ::Yellow Marguerite Daisy:A quick growing plant loaded with yellow daisy-like flowers throughout the entire growing season.:(ar-ji-RAN-the-mum)(froo-TESS-enz). :5.11.05
Poaceae:poaceae miscanthus sinensis sirene:Miscanthus Sirene:A large up right clumping Miscanthus.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):4.28.02
Asteraceae::Gaillardia Fan Fare series:A series of Gaillardia with tubular flowers that flare at the tip.:(gail-LARD-ee-uh):
Celastraceae::Euonymus vegetus:A broadleaf evergreen shrub that can be grown as a shrub or trained as a clinging vine.:(you-ON-i-mus)(for-TWO-nee-eye):
::Spring time gardens:Gardens with blooming plants in the spring.::
Solanaceae::Easy Wave Petunias:An improvement over the original Wave Petunia. Can be used as a ground cover in pots or hanging baskets.::
Ranunculaceae::Double Yellow Wood Anemone:A double flowering form of the Yellow Wood Anemone. It is ephemeral like the single form.:(a-NEM-oh-nee):
Rosaceae ::Snowmound Spirea:A nice compact mounding shrub with arching branches loaded with bunches of white flowers.:(spy-REE-ah)(nip-PON-i-ca):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae juniperus communis depressa var replanda:Creeping Old Field Juniper:::5.15.05
Rosaceae::Double Pink Knockout Rose:A pink version of the extremely popular Knockout Rose::
Fagaceae:fagaceae quercus robur fastigiata:Columnar English Oak:A narrow, slow growing Oak tree.::5.18.05
Rosaceae:rosaceae spiraea japonica neon flash:Spirea Neon Flash:An improved version of the old standby Anthony Waterer Spirea. I think it has some of the dark pink flowers of these types of Spireas.:(spy-REE-a):5.15.05
Loganiaceae::Pink Delight Butterfly Bush:Can become a large shrub in warmer climates but in zone #5 they tend to winter kill back to the ground keeping them much smaller.:(bud-LEE-a)(day-VID-ee-a):
Araceae::Dumb Cane, Dieffenbachia:This section contains pictures of the many cultivars of the "Dumb Cane". :(deef-en-BACH-ee-uh):4.8.5
Smilacaceae::Carrion Flower:A non woody climbing vine that produces round clusters of dark blue seeds.::
Lamiaceae::Variegated Oregano, Variegated Wild Greek Oregano :A variegated form of Oregano.:(oh-RIG-a-num)(vul-GA-re):
Moraceae ::Common Mulberry, White Mulberry:A fast growing non-native tree that provides delectable fruit for birds and humans. :(MO-rus)(AL-baa):
Rosaceae::Snow White Potentilla:A low herbaceous perennial with white 5 petal flowers.::
Piperaceae::Variegated Pixie Peperomia:A variegated form of the all green Peperomia orba:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh) :
Rosaceae::Potentilla Pink Beauty:A pink flowering Potentilla.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Cupressaceae ::Maney Juniper:A medium size, semi-erect upright growing Juniper with grey green foliage. A very hardy plant.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Ericaceae::Hellikki Rhododendron:A Finish hybrid Rhododendron.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
:mixed garden scenes bulbs sherwood circle::A series of slides of my private garden::4.7.5
Solanaceae ::Double Petunias:A group of Petunias with large double flowers.::08.15.05
Pinaceae::Weeping White Spruce, Pendula White Spruce:A columnar tree with upright leader and weeping branches.:(PI-see-ah)(GLAW-ka):
Geraniaceae::Orange flowering Geraniums:Images and information on Geraniums with orange flowers.::
Cyperaceae::Red Rooster Carex:An upright arching Carex with rusty copper bronze red foliage.:(KAIR-ex)(boo-kah-NAN-ee-eye):
Asteraceae:asteraceae tagetes:Marigold:Since they are common and have a bit of a smell many gardeners give Marigolds a bum rap. Over all, these are one of the easiest and most versatile of the garden annuals. Enter this section for some general cultural information on Marigolds.::4.11.5
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta sea spirit:Hosta Sea Sprite:A gold centered green foliage plant.::
Poaceae::Silver Tower Maiden Grass, Silver Tower Miscanthus:One of the taller Miscanthus reaching up to 9 feet.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Saxifragaceae::Lemoine Deutzia:A hardy Deutzia that becomes covered with small white flowers.:(DUUT-si-a)(GRAS-l-lis):
Solanaceae::Ornamental Pepper Black Pearl:An ornamental Pepper with semi-glossy leaves and black rounded fruit that turn red. Edible but hot.:(KAP-sih-kum):
Saxifragaceae::Yellow Wax Bells:A clump forming perennial with pendulous waxy yellow, bell shaped flowers. Requires an exacting site.:(ki-reng-ge-SHOW-ma)(pahl-MAY-ta):
Poaceae::Fubuki Japanese Forest Grass:A cultivar of the Japanese Forest grass with variegated leaves.:(hah-koh-neh-KLOH-ah)(MAK-rah):
Lamiaceae::Purple Sage:A multifaceted plant that is used ornamentally or as a herb.:(SAL-vee-ah)(oh-fiss-ih-NAH-liss):01.23.06
Fabaceae::Bird's Foot Trefoil, Birds Foot Trefoil, Birdfoot Trefoil:An introduced yellow flowering ground cover that has escaped and become ecologically invasive.::
Rosaceae::Carmine Ornament Crab, Red Japanese Crab Apple:A medium to large, Ornamental Crab with red (carmine) buds opening to pink flowers that fade to white.::
Onagraceae::Biennial Bee-Blossom, Biennial Gaura:A tall lanky biennial wild flower with flowers borne on flimsily wands.::
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus mugo:Mugo Pine, Swiss Mountain Pine:Many people call this a dwarf Pine. Dwarf is a relative term. Comparing this to a 60-70 foot pine, it is dwarf, but it can reach a height of over 15 feet by a spread equal or greater. To often the labels of these plants list them as 2-4 feet.::5.6.05
Piperaceae::Peperomia:This section contains pictures of Peperomia's that I am not sure of their genealogy?:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh):5.6.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae uvularia grandiflora:Large Flowered Bell Wort:An attractive plant for the shade garden with pale yellow drooping flowers.::4.27.05
Boraginaceae::Pulmonaria David Ward:A variegated Pulmonaria with pink-red flowers.:(pul-muh-NAIR-ee-uh)(rue-BRAH):
Rosaceae::Mardri Gras Rose:A floribunda rose with yellow flowers fading to pink. An All American Rose selection. ::
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 05:Triandrus Daffodils:The Triandrus Daffodils have 2-3 fragrant, pendulous flowers per stem.::03.08.03 5.8.5
Alliaceae ::Killarney Red Garkic:A rocambole type having white papery skin over reddish cloves.:(AL-ee-um):
Brassicaceae::Toscano Kale, Italian Kale:A tall Kale with bumpy blueish leaves.::
Asteraceae:compositae sanvitalia procumbens mandarin orange:Mandarin Orange Creeping Zinnia:A fast growing plant that is great for cascading over the sides of pots and in hanging baskets.:(san-vih-TAY-lee-a)(pro-KUM-benz):7-14-01 4.16.05
Onagraceae::Glowing Magenta Primrose:A Evening Primrose with magenta flowers.:(ee-no-THE-ra)(kun-thee-AY-nuh):
Papilionaceae::Twilight Prairie Blues Babtisia:A new Baptisia with a bicolor yellow and purple-blue flower:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Polygonaceae::Painters Pallet:A colorful plant for the partial shaded areas of the garden. Useful as a tall ground cover.:(per-si-CAR-i-a)(vir-jin-i-A-nah)(FIL-i-form-is):
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea abies nidiformis:Birds Nest Spruce:An excellent compact growing dwarf conifer. This plant is very useful in the perennial gardens. It can add some features for the winter garden.:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):5.3.05
Verbenaceae:verbenaceae verbena hastala:Blue Verbain, Simpler's-joy, Swamp Verbena:A native wild flower found in moist areas.::4.21.05, 6.24.05
Fagaceae:fagaceae fagus grandifolia native scenes:American Beech:The American Beech is native to a very small region in Wisconsin.::7.4.02 5.18.05
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Victor Reiter Jr:A hardy Geranium with foliage changing from purple to purple flushed green.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(pray-TEN-see):
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Peach Blossum:A tall Astilbe with salmon pink flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Buxaceae::Green Gem Boxwood:A smaller Boxwood that resists winter burn.::
Polemoniaceae::Cleft phlox, Sand phlox, Ten-point phlox:A native Phlox growing in rocky dry soils but very adaptable to rock gardens.::
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae pulsatilla vulgaris:Pasque Flower:An early flowering perennial for the full sun. After the flowers, a fluffy, glistening seed head follows.::5.11.05
Polygonaceae::Pink Knot Weed, Pink Head Smart Weed, Pink Knot Weed, Pink Clover, and Pink Fleece Flower.:A tender perennial that readily reseeds in cooler climate gardens.:(poe-LIG-o-num):
Liliaceae:liliaceae asparagus plumosus:Asparagus fern, Asparagus Fern plumosus, Emerald Fern, Emerald Feather:A variety of Asparagus fern Sprengeri with very lacey foliage. :(ass-SPAR-uh-gus):4.22.05
Asteraceae::Fireland Yarrow, Fireland Achilles:An hybrid Achiilea with red flowers fading to apricot gold.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Papaveraceae::Double Greater Celadine:A double version of the Greater Celadine.:(kel-ee-DON-ee-um)(MAY-jus):
Rosaceae ::Variegated Rockspray Cotoneaster:A variegated form of Cotoneaster horizontalis.:(ko-tone-EE-aster):
Scrophulariaceae ::Angelonia Serenity Series, Angelonia Serenity, Summer Snapdragon:A tender perennial grown as an annual in colder climates.:(an-ge-low-nee-a)(an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer platanoides drummondii:Variegated Maple, Harlequin Maple:A Norway Maple cultivar with variegated leaves.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):4.7.5
Lamiaceae::Purple Rooster Bee Balm, Purple Rooster Monarda:A Monarda with purple colored flowers.:(mo-NAR-da):
Bromeliaceae:bromeliaceae ananas comosus:Pineapple Plant:An easy to grow plant that can make a good conservation piece. Easy to root from the top of a pineapple purchased at the grocery store.::
Actinidiaceae::Arctic Beauty Kiwi Vine, Variegated Kiwi vine:A vigorous hardy Kiwi vine, grown for it's foliage color.:(kol-o-MIK-ah):
Aizoaceae::Living Rock Plant:Pleospilos belongs to a group of plants called stone-mimicry plants. Their leaves resemble the stones and pebbles of the area they are native too. In the wild they lie half buried in the soil, making the leaves virtually invisible to the hungry herbivores of the region. :(ply-of-SPY-los):
Cactaceae::Blue Barrel Cactus:A large barrel cactus with yellow flowers.:(fer-oh-KAK-tus):
Malvaceae::Nigra Hollyhock:A classic Hollyhock with dark maroon almost black single flowers.:(al-SEE-a)(Ro-see-a):
Polygonaceae::Magic Carpet Knot Weed:A cultivar of the more common Pink Knot Weed.:(poe-LIG-o-num):
Rosaceae::Dwarf Flowering Plum:A medium shrub that produces a plethora of flowers in the spring.:(PRUU-nus)(glan-duu-LO-sa):
Cannabaceae::Golden Hops Vine:A fast growing twiner with bright yellow foliage.:(HU-mu-lus)(loo-PU-lus):
Cornaceae::Isanti Dogwood:::
Rosaceae::Primula Rose, Primrose Rose:A species rose with yellow to pale yellow flowers followed by round red hips.::
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 09:Poeticus Daffodils:The Poeticus Daffodils have dogwood-like blossoms. Having white blossoms with a red rimmed and yellow cup.::03.08.03 4.5.8
Asteraceae::Blue Puffs Ageratum:A short annual with clusters of puffy blue flowers.:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
Pinaceae::Deborah Waxman Larch, Deborah Waxman Tamarack:A dwarf form of the American Larch::
Asteraceae:asteraceae rudbeckia hirta prairie sun:Prairie Sun Rudbeckia:One of the newer selection of Rudbeckia hirta.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):3.26.05
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 01:Trumpet Daffodils:This group of Daffodils has one flower per stem. The trumpet is longer or as long as the perianth (sepals and petals)segments.::03.08.03 5.8.5
Aceraceae::October Glory Maple:A Red Maple cultivar with brilliant fall foliage.:(AYE-cer)(RUE-brum):
Ranunculaceae:::::
Liliaceae::Hosta, Funkia, Plantain Lily:Hosta are the denizens of the shade. Enter into this section to get the general information for the Hosta genus.::4.22.05
Cucurbitaceae::Wild Cucumber, Balsam Apple, Mock Apple:An annual herbaceous vine producing a spiky fruit vaguely resembling a cucumber. A creeping or climbing vine.::
Asteraceae::Northern Lights Shasta Daisy, Nordicht Shasta Daisy:A Shasta Daisy with increased vigor and disease resistance.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
Lamiaceae::Woolly Thyme:A ground cover Thyme that works well in the nooks and carnies of a garden or cascading over rocks and walls. :(TY-mus)(soo-doe-lan-oo-han-OH-sus):
Rosaceae::Princess Kay Cherry:A double flowering plum.:(PRU-nus)(n-EYE-gra):
Solanaceae::Raspberry Blast Petunia:A Supertunia type Petunia with pink flowers edged in a dark cerise.::
Dryopteridaceae::Branford Beauty Fern:A hybrid fern with the form of Lady Fern and frond colors of Japanese Painted Fern.:(uh-THEE-ree-um):04.20.06
Poaceae::Blue Joint Grass:A native grass preferring moist sites and spreads by rhizomes forming sod.:(ka-la-mo-GROSS-tis):
Rosaceae:rosaceae potentilla fruiticosa white:White flowering Potentilla:Enter this section for information on white flowering Potentilla. ::5.16.05
Cactaceae::Brittle Cactus, Fragile Prickly Pear:A winter hardy cactus.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
Ranunculaceae::Common Globe Flower:A early spring blooming plant with globular yellow flowers. :(TROL-i-us)(you-RO-pay-us):
Asteraceae::English Daisy:A short lived perennial that provides color in the spring garden.:(BEL-is)(per-EN-is):7.02.05
Rosaceae::Spring Song Ornamental Crabapple Tree:A smaller white flowering ornamental crab.::
Bromeliaceae:bromeliaceae neoregelia carolinae:Blushing Bromeliad:A large group of epiphytic Bromeliads. Most form a rosette of leaves that usually have teeth.:(nee-o-ree-JEEL-ya):4.18.05
Cornaceae ::Red Twig Dogwood:Red Twig Dogwood growing in a native site.::7.15.05
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae anemone quinquefolia:Wood Anemone, Mayflower:A low growing wildflower with white flowers in the spring.:(a-NEM-o-nee):5.10.05
Liliaceae::Showy Lily:A white flowering Heritage Lily.::
Iridaceae:iridaceae iris siberica cultivars:Siberian Iris:This section contains pictures and descriptions of named Siberian Iris cultivars.::12.10.10 4.19.05
Polemoniaceae:polemoniaceae polemonium caeruleum brise d' anjou:Brise D' Anjou Jacobs Ladder:A striking variegated form of the Jacob's Ladder with violet-blue flowers. Thrives in shaded moist sites.:(po-le-MOH-nee-um)(see-ROO-lee-um):5.7.05
Araceae::Elephant Ears:A group of large plants with leaves, veins and petioles that can have different colors. An easy to grow plant. Adds a tropical look to your garden.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh)(Mo-he-toe):
:pots of plants spring bulbs::This sections contains pictures of flowering bulbs in containers.::6.06.02, 4.7.5
Caprifoliaceae::Pink Princess Weigela:A compact lavender pink flowering Weigela.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Begoniaceae ::Sparks Will Fly Begonia:A new Begonia cultivar (2013) with orange flowers and ornamental foliage.::
Pedaliaceae::Devils Claw, Grapple Plant:A southern Africa plant with many medicinal uses.::
::British soldier lichen:::
Caprifoliaceae ::Blackhaw Viburnum:A large ornamental shrub or small tree. White flowers in May with red fall foliage:(vie-BER-num)(prune-ni-FO-li-um):
Araliaceae::Hardy English Ivy :A woody evergreen vine or ground cover. Has escaped and become an invasive weed.::
Ranunculaceae::Stormy Columbine:A very different looking Columbine flower with dark blue flowers.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a)(vul-GAH-ris):
Liliaceae:liliaceae lilium superbum:Turk's Cap Lily:A native perennial, found growing in moist areas. Commonly found in moist ditches along the road. A combination of the verticle structure of the plant and the bright color of the flower make this an outstanding native plant.::rev 8.03.02 4.26.05
Acanthaceae::Spiny Bear's Breeches:A bold plant with thistle like leaves and tall spikes of purple flowers.:(a-KAN-thus)(spy-NO-sus):
Fabaceae::Chinese Indigo, Kirilow Indigo:A sub shrub or shrub with large sprays of rose-pink flowers:(in-di-GOF-er-ah)(kir-il-OW-ei):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja occidentalis smaragd:Emerald Green Arborvitae, Smaragd Arborvitae:A pyramidal Arborvitae with emerald green foliage.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Hemerocallidaceae::Daylily Hyperion:An old favorite yellow Daylily. The plants in my garden are over 25 years old as of 2017. This is a heirloom Daylily that has stood the test of time.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):4.22.05
Berberidaceae:berberidaceae berberis thunbergii bonanza:Bonanza Barberry:A slow growing bright yellow Barberry.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-BER-jee-a):07.06.03 4.11.05
Polypodiaceae:polypodiaceae davallia fejeensis:Rabbit's Foot Fern:The creeping fuzzy rhizomes make this plant a conversation piece.::5.9.05
Cupressaceae ::Wichita Blue Juniper:A pyramidal blue Juniper reaching over 15 feet.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(skop-u-LO-rum):
Butomaceae::Flowering Rush:A pretty plant but invasive plant found growing in water and wet areas.::
Pinaceae ::Pinus Hornibrookiana:A slow growing compact, globose Austrian Pine cultivar.:(PY-nus)(NY-grah):
Polemoniaceae::Morris Bead Smooth Phlox:A compact cultivar of the native Smooth Phlox. This Phlox tolerates moister conditions. Blooms in the early spring.:(floks):
Ranunculaceae::Anemone Robustissima:A fall blooming Anemone with mauve-pink flowers.:(a-NEM-oh-nee)(vit-a-FOL-ee-ah):
Rosaceae:rosaceae physocarpus opulifolius aurea::::11.21.02 5.14.05
Scrophulariaceae:scrophulriaceae verbascum copper rose:Verbascum Copper Rose:A tall vertical plant with coppery colored flowers.:(ver-BASK-kum):07.30.03
Salicaceae::Silver Creeping Willow:A dwarf Willow with a creeping growth habit and silver-gray leaves.:(SAY-liks):
Cupressaceae ::DeGroot's Spiral Arborvitae, Degroot's Emerald Spire Arborvitae:A dwarf cultivar with a pyramid-like shape having short branches and dark green leaves.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Asparagaceae:liliaceae cordyline indivisa:Spike, Spiked Dracaena, Mountain Cabbage-tree:A tropical plant that is commonly used in combination with flowering annuals in outdoor pots and sometimes in gardens. It provides a vertical form for the combinations. An extremely tough plant.:(kor-dil-LYE-nee):12.14.0 4.22.05
Caprifoliaceae::Black Lace Elderberry:A European Elderberry cultivar with lacy dark foliage.:(sam-BU-kus)(NIE-gra):
Fabaceae::Scarlet Runner Bean:A pole bean with orange-red flower and edible beans. A tender perennial grown as a annual.:(fa-see-O-lus)(vul-GAR-is):
Liliaceae::Dark Beauty Toad Lily, Dark Beauty Tricyrtis:A good plant for the shaded areas of the garden:(try-SER-tis) :
Tiliaceae:tiliaceae tillia americana continental appeal:Continental Appeal American Linden:A distinctly pyramidal growing American Linden:(TIL-i-ah)(a-mer-i-KA-na):7.03.05
Asclepiadaceae::Variegated Hindu Rope Plant:A variegated version of the contorted Hoya called Hindu Rope Plant.:(HOY-ah):
Iridaceae::Walberton Yellow Crocosmia:A yellow blooming Crocosmia.:(kroh-KOZ-mee-uh):
Gesneriaceae::Episcia Kee Wee:Epicia's need warm temperatures and higher humidity. Kee Wee has spectacular foliage along with an almost continual production of flowers.::
Celastraceae:celastraceae euonymus alatus:Burning Bush, Winged Burning Bush:A tall, wide spreading shrub grown mainly for its vivid red fall color.:(you-ON-i-mus)(a-LA-tus):4.5.5
Dipsacaceae ::Pin Cushion Flower, Sweet Scabiosa, Morning Bride:The deep burgundy flowers are sometimes almost black:(skay-bi-O-sa)(at-row-per-PU-ree):
Verbenaceae::Golden Ring Lantana:::
Begoniaceae ::Begonia Baby Wing Pink:A mounded upright Begonias with pink flowers.::
Hydrangeaceae ::Hydrangea Endless Summer:A blue flowering Hydrangea that requires a special site for maximum performance. It really should come with a warning label.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):11.19.05
Fabaceae:fabaceae cercis canadensis covey:Lavender Twist Redbud:A weeping form of the tree Red Bud.::05.17.05
Solanaceae:solanaceae datura metel photo ablum:Datura Evening Fragrance:Produces large, trumpet shaped fragrant flowers on a 3 foot plant. A waring that all parts are poisonous.:(da-tur-A):06.17.03 6.24.05
Asteraceae::Burgundy Fireworks Coneflower:A different shape to the flower of this Coneflower. The petals (ray flowers) are rolled in the shape of a quill.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Rosaceae:rosaceae spiraea x bumalda anthony waterer:Anthony Waterer Spirea:A short, narrow spreading shrub for the full sun sites in the landscape.:(spy-REE-ah):5-23-01(rev) 5.15.05
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Yellow Polka Dot Bikini:A Rudbeckia with thinner leaves and the flowers have more yellow.:(rud-BEK-ee-ah)(FULL-jih-dah) variety (sul-ih-VAN-tee-eye):
Papaveraceae::Turkenlouis Poppy:A brilliant red to reddish orange Poppy with ruffled almost double petals. A well grown Turkenlouis Poppy is a real crowd please.:(pa-PA-ver)(o-ree-en-TA-le):
Berberidaceae ::Barberry:A green thorny, medium size shrub for the full sun to part sun areas of the garden.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-BER-jee-a):
Lamiaceae::Silver Thyme:A small Thyme with a white edged leaves. Tolerates dryness once established.:(THI-mus)(vul-GA-ris):
Liliaceae ::Hosta Drinking Gourd:Forms a large mound of cupped blue green foliage::
Liliaceae::Hosta Hapsen Heron:A small to medium sized Hosta with deep glacous blue foliage.::
Rosaceae::Queens Knight Rose:Very little information can be found on this rose. Seems to be a one of a kind growing at the Boener Botanical Gardens in Wisconsin (USA).::
Lamiaceae ::Thistle Sage:A plant for the full sun dry sites in the garden. I have seen this listed as an annual and tender perennial.:(sal-VEE-a):
Caprifoliaceae::Everblooming Honeysuckle:According to the plant label, this is straight Heckrotti, not a selection. Was growing at very reputible botanical garden.:(lon-ISS-er-a)(hek-ROT-ee-eye):
Poaceae::Miscanthus Graziella:A large hardy grass with the inflorescence (flowers) opening high above the foliage.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Poaceae::Calamagrostis El Dorrado, El Dorrado Feathered Reed Grass:A cultivar of the Feather Reed Grass with long this blades having center gold/yellow variegation:(ka-la-mo-GROSS-tis):
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae paeonia semi-double flowering peony:Semi-double flowering Peony:This flower has a row of five or more guard petals and a center of broad petals. Sometimes there is a center cluster of pollen bearing stamens; sometimes the stamens are intermixed with the center petals.::6.30.02 5.11.05
Rosaceae::Allegheny Service Berry:A multi stemmed Amelanchier that grows as an understory small tree.:(am-e-LANG-key-er):
Pinaceae::Gold Needled Black Spruce:Young shoots yellow to gold reverting back to normal as the season progresses.:(PI-see-a)(mar-ee-AA-na):
Begoniaceae ::Pink Charm Begonia:A Begonia with irregular patches of variegation on its leaves.::
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Heart Attack:A Dianthus with incredible dark reddish-black flowers. Reported to be perennial down to zones 4-5?:(die-AN-thus)(bar-BAY-tus):
Poaceae::Tara Prairie Drop Seed, Compact Prairie Drop Seed:A compact selection of Prairie Drop Seed.:(spoor-OB-oh-lus):
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae cotyledon ladismithiensis:Cub's Paw, Bear's Paw:A wierd but lovable water miser plant that gets its name from the shape of the thick, fuzzy leaves.:(kot-EE-lee-don):5.15.05
Solanaceae:solanaceae petunia grandiflora:Grandiflora Petunias:Grandiflora's have the largest Petunia flowers. They are less tolerant of poor weather conditions, such as stress of heat, humidity and summer rains. Refer back to Petunia for a detailed culture description::6.24.05, 06.19.05
Crassulaceae::Mexican Snow Ball, Hens-and Chicks, Mexican Ghost Plant , Echeveria elegans:A mat forming ground cover succulent plant. In colder climates can be grown outdoors during the summer and indoors in a bright window during the off season.:(ech-e-VER-i-a):
Caprifoliaceae::Fine Wine Weigela:A compact Weigela with burgundy foliage and pink flowers. Often listed as an improved Wine and Roses Weigela.:(why-GEE-la)(FLOR-i-da):
Poaceae::Sky Rocket Pennisetum Grass:A variegated tender Fountain Grass. Part of the Celebration series from Creek Hill Nursery.:(pen-ih-SEE-tum)(sch-TAY-see-um):
Aizoaceae::Yellow Ice Plant:A great ground cover for the hot dry areas of the yard.:(del-oh-SPUR-muh)(noo-bee-GEE-num):
Crassulaceae::Reflexed Stonecrop, Blue Stonecrop, Jenny's Stonecrop:A low growing Sedum tolerant of poor sites. Has blue spruce-like foliage and yellow flowers.::
Araceae:araceae epipremnum aureum marble queen:Marble Queen Devil's Ivy:Marble Queen is a cultivar of the more common "Devil's Ivy". Marble Queen has white variegation in the leaves. Devil's Ivy has yellow variegation in the leaves.:(epi-PREEM-num)(AW-ree-um):4.5.8
Caprifoliaceae::Farrers Pink Viburnum:A pink flowering cultivar of Farrer's Viburnum.:(vy-BER-num)(FAR-er-eye):
Saxifragaceae::Astilboides:The large leaves adds a tropical look to the not so tropical cooler climate gardens::
Araceae ::Swiss Cheese Plant, Swiss Cheese Ivy, Window Leaf, Shotgun Ivy, Buckshot Ivy:A vine with interesting perforated leaves. Can be grown in a hanging basket or on a totem pole.::
Fagaceae::American Chestnut:A one time Queen of the eastern American Forrest was almost completely wiped out by a blight starting in 1904.:{kas-TA-nee-a)(den-TA-tah):
Lamiaceae::Yellow Archangel:An aggressive deciduous trailing ground cover. Use with care it can become a garden thug matting over other plants.::
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae salvia farinacea x longispicata indigo spires:Salvia Indigo Spires:A tall plant with dark violet blue flowers.:(SAL-vie-a)(fa-rih-NAY-see-a):4-22-05
Rosaceae::Double Knock Out Rose:A double version of the extremely popular Knockout Rose.::
Liliaceae ::Hosta El Nino:A Tardiana Hosta with blue leaves and a thin white margin.::
Oleaceae:oleaceae forsythia x intermedia meadowlark:Meadowlark Forsythia:This shrub is prized for its profuse production of yellow flowers in the early spring. It is wide spreading and medium tall. Only the newer winter hardy cultivars should be used in hardiness zone #5.:(for-SITH-i-a):4.30.05
Amaranthaceae::Alternanthera, Josephs Coat, Parrot Leaf:Tender perennials or shrubs grown as annuals in the colder hardiness zones. Can be grown indoors as a house plant.:(al-ter-NAN-the-ra):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela looymansii aurea:Weigela Looymansii Aurea:A medium sized yellow leaf Weigela.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):4.12.05
Ranunculaceae::Giant larkspur, Doubtful Knight's-Spur, Larkspur, Rocket Larkspur:A heirloom annual grown by Thomas Jefferson in the late 1700's. Has escaped gardens and grows as a wildflower.:(kon-SAL-ih-da):
Aizoaceae::Table Mountain Ice Plant:An improved selection of the species. A great ground cover for the hot dry areas of the yard.:(del-oh-SPUR-muh)(koo-PER-ee):
Berberidaceae::Golden Nugget Barberyy:A small yellow foliage Barberry.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-BER-jee-a):
Boraginaceae::Bethlehem Sage, Lungwort, Spotted Dog, Jerusalem Sage, Joseph's Mary:A good plant for a shaded moist spot in the garden.:(pul-muh-NAIR-ee-uh):
Portulacaceae ::Sundial Tropical Fruit mix:A series of Moss rose with double flowers.:(por-chew-LACK-a):
Tiliaceae::Sterling Linden:A large pyramidal Linden.:(TIL-i-a)(toe-men-TOE-sa):
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 07:Jonquilla Daffodils:The Jonquilla Daffodils have several fragrant flowers per stem. The fragrance is like honeysuckle or jasmine. They have dark green, small, reed-like leaves.::03.08.03 4.5.8
Solanaceae:solanaceae petunia cascade:Cascade Petunias:The Cascade series are single grandiflora Petunia's. They produce large flowers on cascading stems and are commonly used in pots and baskets. ::rev6.10.02 6.24.05
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Neon, (Sedum spectabile):Name refers to the neon colored pink flowers. An improvement over Sedum Brilliant.::
Asteraceae::Little Lemon Solidago, Little Lemon Goldenrod:A short compact Solidago with lemon yellow flowers.:(so-li-DAH-go):
Rosaceae::Winter King Hawthorn:A small tree with glossy leaves and a plethora of red fruit for winter interest.:(kra-TEE-gus)(VIR-i-dis):11.28.05
Ranunculaceae::White Pearl Bugbane, Cimicifuga White Pearl, Armleuchner:A good plant for the partial shade areas of the garden. Produces 2 foot long racemes of pure white flowers.:(sim-i-SIF-u-ga)(SIM-plek):02.21.06
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea glauca rainbows end:Rainbows End Dwarf White Spruce:A dwarf spruce with a bright yellow early spring new growth followed with another creamy yellow flush in mid summer.:(PI-see-AH)(glaw-cah):5.6.05
Tiliaceae::Pendent Silver Linden, Weeping Silver Lime, Weeping Silver lindene:A Silver Basswood cultivar with graceful pendent branches.:(TIL-ee-ah):
Violaceae::Viola Rain series, Pansy Rain series::(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
Rosaceae::Prince Williams Amelancheir:An upright suckering plant with silver gray bark and white flower at the end of April to early May.:(am-e-LANG-key-er):
Berberidaceae ::Sulphureum Fairy Wings:A long lasting ground cover for the shaded to semi-shaded areas of the garden. An added effect is the reddish mottled spring foliage.:(epi-MEE-de-um):4.30.05
Asteraceae ::Commotion Frenzy Gaillardia, Commotion Frenzy Blanket Flower:A Gailardia with tubular flaring tips of the petals.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):
Poaceae::Blue Fescue, Blue Sheep's Fescue, Sheep's Fescue:A cool season clumping grass with blue colored foliage.:(fes-TOO-kah)(sin-er-EE-ah):
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Asteraceae::Pica Bella Coneflower:A florific Coneflower with spiky flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Ranunculaceae::Clematis recta, Erect Clematis, Ground Virginsbowe:A clump forms Clematis that can be left to tumble to the ground or tied on a support structure.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Lamiaceae::Anne Greenaway Lamium:A colorful Lamium with multicolored leaves.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):
Liliaceae ::One-leaf Grape Hyacinth. Bicolor Muscari:The blackish-violet fertile flowers on the lower part of the spike and the blue sterile flowers towards the the tip create a two tone effect.::
Papilionaceae::Caspian Blue Baptisia:A new Baptisia with blue flowers.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Linaceae::Flax, Common Flax:An escaped wild flower with blue flowers. Seeds used for Linseed Oil and Linen. Has gained popularity as a heath food.::
Rosaceae::Jens Munk Rose:A vigorous medium growing shrub rose with pink flowers. Part of the Explorer series of Roses.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae centaurea macrocephala:Armernian Basket Flower, Yellow Hardhead:A large growing, bold but rather coarse plant with yellow thistle-like flowers.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh):4.8.5
Asclepiadaceae::Asclepias Cinderella, Pink Butterfly Flower:A cultivar of the Swamp Milkweed with pink flowers. Good for moist to wet areas of the garden.:(as-KLEE-pi-as)(in-kar-NAY-ta):
Marantaceae:marantaceae maranta leuconeura erythroneura:Red Veined Prayer Plant, Prayer Plant, Red Herringbone Plant:Wish bone viened colorful leaves are the main attraction of this plant.:(ma-Ran-tah):4.30.05, 1.16.05
Lamiaceae::Salvia Weuwe, Balkan Clarey:A hardy perennial Salvia with spikes of purple flowers.:(SAL-vee-a):
Asparagaceae::Red Star Cordyline:A tropical plant that is commonly used in combination with flowering annuals in outdoor pots and sometimes in gardens. It provides a nice red color. An extremely tough plant::
Poaceae::Cool as Ice Fescue:A Fescue cultivar that starts lighter in the spring than darkens. Reported to have better heat and humidity tolerance.:(fes-TOO-kah):
Asteraceae::Red Velvet Achillea:An Yarrow with dark red non-fading flowers.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Ranunculaceae::Madame Julia Correvon Clematis:A red flowering deciduous Clematis. An older variety.::
Liliaceae::Fritilarria Rubra Maxima:A stately plant that produces a large cluster of orange flowers. Will reach 24"-30" in height.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh):
Celastraceae ::Darts Blanket Euonymus:A ground cover Euonymus, reported to be an improvement over Euonymus coloratus.::
Asteraceae::Curry Plant:Adds silver foliage to your garden and can be used in potpourri, dried flowers and cooking:(he-lee-KRIS-um):
Polemoniaceae::Red Wing Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with moss-like foliage and reddish flowers in May.::
Saxifragaceae::Fireworks Coral Bells, Fireworks Heuchera:A small clumping Heuchera with bronze foliage and lots of light pink flowers:(HEW-ker-ah):
Verbenaceae::Meteor Showers Verbena:An improved more compact version of Verbena Buenos Aires.:(ver-BEE-nuh)(bon-ar-ee-EN-sis):
Lamiaceae::Silver Posie Thyme:An improved Silver Thymes with larger leaves and brighter color.:(THI-mus)(vul-GA-ris):
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Roulette:An easy to grow annual with mahogany red flowers accented by a second row of golden petals.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Acanthaceae::Yellow Queen Shrimp Plant:This version of the Shrimp plant has yellow bracts.::
Pinaceae::Procumbens Blue Spruce:A prostate Spruce with blue foliage.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
Liliaceae::Hosta Pilgrim:A small vigorous variegated Hosta.::
Begoniaceae ::Begonia Wollny:A thick caned Begonia.::
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae sambucus pubens:Scarlet Elder, American Red Elderberry:Very similar in appearance to the Common Elderberry but has red berries and flowers earlier.::4.12.05
Grossulariaceae::Virginia sweetspire Henrys Garnet:A nice medium shrub with white flowers in the spring and red fall foliage that rivals or beats the old stand by Burning Bush. Very tolerant of wet areas.::
Cactaceae:cactaceae cactus grafted cactus:Grafted Cactus:Many species of Cactus produce plants that lack chlorophyll. These plants cannot live on their own so they are grafted onto a stock that provides them with nourishment through photosynthesis.::4.12.5
Fabaceae:fabaceae coronilla varia:Crown Vetch:Crown vetch is widely planted along highways to control erosion off of the slopes. Some caution should be taken when using this plant, since once established it can become very aggressive and difficult to eradicate.::8-25-01 05.17.05
Cannaceae::Tropical Sunrise Canna:A Canna with pink to apricot salmon colored flowers. In zone #5 grown as a tender perennial.:(KAN-uh) :
Pinaceae::Valley Cushion Mugo Pine:A very hardy, low growing wide spreading Mugo Pine.:(PIE-nus)(MU-go):
Asteraceae::Mr. Majestic Marigold:A compact marigold with maroon stripes on the flowers.:(ta-GEE-tees):
Onagraceae ::Fireworks Oenothera, Fireworks Sundrops:A fast spreading plant with red buds followed by bright yellow flowers and red fall rosettes.:(ee-no-THE-ra)(fru-Ti-cosa):
Onagraceae:primulaceae oenothera missouriensis greencourt lemon:Greencourt Lemon Evening Primrose:A medium mounding Evening Primrose.::5.10.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta fried bananas:Hosta Fried Bananas:A medium to large mounded Hosta with glossy yellow foliage.::4.24.05
Cactaceae::Winterocereus aureispina:A golden yellow spined cactus in a monotypic genus.::
Rosaceae::Cooperatina Ninebark:New foliage starts out copper than changes to a reddish bronze. A large shrub for the full sun.:fi-so-KAR-pus)(op-u-li-FO-li-us):
Apiaceae:apiaceae daucus carota:Queen Ann's Lace, Wild Carrot, Birds Nest, Devil's Plaque:Although considered a weed because of its aggressive habit of growth, it still is a very handsome plant when in bloom. Flat lacy white flowers are found at the top of the plant.::08.22.02 4.8.5
Asteraceae::Little Princess Shasta Daisy:A dwarf cultivar of Shasta Daisy. :(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
Asteraceae:asteraceae rudbeckia maxima:Giant Coneflower, Swamp Coneflower, Cabbage Leaf Coneflower, Great Coneflower:A very interesting tall Rudbeckia that is best planted in groups.:(rud-BEK-ee-a)(MAX-i-ma):4.10.5
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Ricki:A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series. A small slow growing Magnolia with purple red flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Cupressaceae ::Juniperus virginiana creba:A slender growing botanical variety of the more common Red Cedar.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(ver-jin-ee-A-na):8.02.05
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae crassula arborescence:Tree Jade, Silver Dollar Plant:An easy to grow, large leaf relative of the Jade. Needs full sun and should be grown on the dry side.::5.15.05
Oleaceae ::Palibin Lilac, Dwarf Korean Lilac:A compact Lilac with whitish lilac colored flowers.:(si-RING-a)(MY-er-eye):
Dryopteridaceae::Crested Lady Fern:A crested form of the Lady Fern.:(ah-THEE-ree-um):
Hydrangeaceae ::Brussels Sprouts Hydrangea:A paniculata type Hydrangea with large flowers.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Asteraceae:asteraceae coreopsis verticillata moonbeam:Coreopsis Moonbeam:A phenomenal, long lived, almost ever blooming perennial for the full sun areas of the garden. It has pale yellow flowers. Probably has been superseded by Coreopsis Creme Brulee.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):4.8.5
Caryophyllaceae::Dwarf Soapwort:Forms dense low cushions of foliage covered by pink flowers in spring.:(sap-oh-NA-ri-ah):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Autumn Fire:Another improvement of the tried and true Sedum Autumn Joy.::
Rosaceae::Amber Jubilee Ninebark:An interesting medium sized Ninebark with foliage that changes starting with bright yellows and oranges:(phi-so-KAR-pus)(op-u-li-FO-li-us):
Cyperaceae::Egyptian Paper Plant, Paper Plant, Giant Umbrella Plant:A tropical sedge that grows in moist swamp like conditions. Treated as a house plant in cooler regions.:(sy-PEER-us)(pah-PEYE-rus):
Hydrangeaceae:hydrangeaceae hydrangea grandiflora:Annabelle Hydrangea:A medium sized shrub that prefers partial shade. The large white flowers occur in the late summer. A heirloom shrub.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):4.24.02, 07.23.03 4.18.05
Scrophulariaceae::Black Prince Snapdragon:A heirloom Snapdragon with deep crimson flowers.:(an-tih-RI-num)(MAY-jus):
Rosaceae::Three lobe Spirea:A floriferous shrub not found very often in the trade.:(spy-REE-a)(tri-lo-BA-tah):
Rosaceae ::William Baffin Rose:A very tough hardy modern shrub Rose with pink flowers.::
Cyperaceae ::Variegated Palm Sedge:Resembles a small palm tree with a clear yellow border around the leaves.:(KAIR-ex)(mus-king-goo-MEN-sis):
Asteraceae::Echinacea Magnus,Magnus Coneflower:A Purple Cone Flower cultivar with large rosy purple flowers that droop less than many other cultivars.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Brilliant:A bright pink flowering variety of Sedum spectabile.::
Araceae:araceae philodendron xanadu:Philodendron Xanadu, Winterbourn Philodendron, Winterborn Philodendron:A large growing Philodendron with deeply cut large leaves.::4.18.02 4.9.5
Iridaceae:iridaceae iris cristata:Iris cristata:A beardless rhizomatous Iris.:(EYE-riss)(kris-TAY-tah):4.19.05
Lamiaceae::Alpine Skull Cap:A low growing plant flowers have a white lower lip and purple hood.:(skew-teh-LARE-ee)(AL-pin-ah):
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Mardi Gras:Vivided gold and red marked fun flowers.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Lamiaceae::Agastache Tutti Frutti:Produces pink flower from midsummer to frost.:(ag-ah-STAK-ee):
Betulaceae::Renaissance Reflection Paper Birch:An improved cultivar of the White Birch.:(Bet-u-lah)(pap-i-RiF-era):
Asteraceae::Brown Eyed Susan, Thin-leaved coneflower , Three-lobed coneflower:This section contains pictures of Rudbeckia triloba growing in the wild.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):
Alliaceae::Globe Master Allium:Huge lilac purple balls reaching up to 8" wide on 3'+ stems. ::
Ulmaceae::Princeton American Elm:A large fast growing Elm that has good resistance to the Dutch Elm disease.:(UL-mus)(a-mer-i-KA-na):
Liliaceae::Sherborne Swift Hosta:A small to medium Hosta with blue leaves.::
Rosaceae:rosaceae potentilla arguta:Tall Potentilla, Prairie Cinquefoil:A native prairie wild flower reaching 1-3 feet with white flowers.::5.14.05
Rosaceae::Kingishi Flowering Quince:An orange flowering Flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez)(ja-PON-i-ka):
Caprifoliaceae ::Onondaga Viburnum:A medium to large Viburnum with flowers opening with a trace of pink. The tinge of bronze in the leaves is another added feature. "A superior cultivar featuring both ornamental foliage and floral displays". (#214):(vy-BER-num)(sar-JEN-te-i):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium dentullatum pine:Scented Geranium Pine, Fern Leaf Geranium, Toothed leaf Geranium:A fast growing, easy to grow, sented Geranium with strong smelling foliage.:(pe-lar-GO-nee-um) (den-tik-yoo-LAH-tum):01.16.03 4.18.05
Apocynaceae::Variegated VInca Minor:A variegated form of Vinca minor.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):
Rosaceae:rosaceae chaenomeles speciosa:Flowering Quince:A very early blooming medium sized shrub with the flowers appearing before the leaves.:(kee-NOM-e-les):09.23.03 5.14.05
Primulaceae::Cyclamen purpurascence:A hardy Cyclamen native to deciduous forests.:(SIK-lah-men):
Cruciferae:cruciferae arabis caucasica:Rock Cress:A low growing perennial with an abundance of white flowers in the early spring.::11.29.03 5.15.05
Plantaginaceae:::::
Solanaceae::Petunia Daddy series:A series of Petunias with large grandiflora types flowers being heavily veined.::
Brassicaceae::Red Streak Mustard, Red Streaked Mizuna:A cool season plant with deeply cut reddish leaves. Has the taste of mild mustard.::
Campanulaceae ::White Peachleaf Bell Flower:A medium plant that produces slender racemes of white bell shaped flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(per-sis-i-FO-lee-ah):
Scrophulariaceae ::Camelot Foxglove:A variety of Foxglove that is more reliable to bloom the first year from seeds.:(dij-i-TAL-is)(pur-PU-ree-ah):
Juncaceae::Lovesick Blues Rush, Lovesick Blues Juncus:A Rush with steel blue foliage.:(JUN-kus)(in-FLEX-us) :
Caryophyllaceae::Morning Campion, Red Catchfly, Red Champion, Red Cockle, English Maiden:A medium size perennial that is loaded most of the growing season with rose-pink flowers.:(si-LEE-nee):
Lamiaceae::Creeping Thyme, Miniature Thyme:A low growing ground cover good for full sun dry sites in rock gardens.:(TY-mus)(pray-koks):
Betulaceae:betulaceae betula platyphylla japonica:Whitespire Birch:A medium sized birch tree with resistance to the Bronze Birch Borer and Birch Leaf Miner. :(BET-you-la)(plat-i-FIL-ah):4.11.05
Bromeliaceae::Rana Guzmania:A red orange bract colored Guzmania.::
Poaceae::Sunset Glow Bamboo:A dwarf, non-invasive hardy Bamboo.::
Tropaelolaceae::Nasturtium Empress of India:This Nasturtium has deep green to olive green leaves with crimson red flowers.:(troo-PEE-oo-lum)(MA-jus):
Liliaceae::Hosta Olive Bailey Langdon:A large Hosta with large blue green leaves having a gold margin. Reported to a better version of the old stand by Francis Williams.::
Hamamelidaceae::Large fothergilla, Mountain witch-alder, Mountain witchalder:A large multi stem shrub with white bottle brush like flowers in the spring.:(faw-thur-GIL-luh)(MAY-jur):
Liliaceae::Hosta Hanky Panky:A fast growing medium Hosta with gold edges shifting to white as the season progresses.::
Magnoliaceae::Saucer Magnolia, Common Magnolia, Lily Tree:One of the more common Magnolia planted in northern gardens. Over 2 dozen cultivars have originated from this plant.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Labiatae::Grand Mum Monarda, Grand Mum Bee Balm:A compact pink flowering Monarda.:(mo-NAR-da):
Geraniaceae::Geranium Katherine Adele:A Geranium with pink flowers with purple markings on the leaves.:(jer-AY-nee-um):
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae salvia coccinea:Nymph series:A member of the Nymph series of Salvia coccinea.:(SAL-vee-a)(kok-SIN-ee-a):4.21.05
Amaranthaceae::Globe Amaranth Strawberry fields:A tough plant with clover-like strawberry colored flowers. Flowers are excellent for cutting and easily dried:(gom-FREE-na)(glo-BO-sa):
Brassicaceae::Golden Ball Alyssum:A compact form of the perennial Alyssum.:(ow-RIN-ee-ah):
Begoniaceae ::Looking Glass Begonia:A cane type Begonia with Pink flowers.::
Asteraceae::Prairie Thistle, Field Thistle, Pasteur Thistle:A native biennial thistle that can reach up to 7 plus feet tall.::
Saxifragaceae::Electra Coral Bells:A smaller Coral Bell with yellowish folaige and red veins.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Scrophulariaceae::Blue Showers Bocopa:A blue flowering version of the more common white Bocopa. Can be used as a ground cover in the garden or a trailing plant in baskets and pots. Grown as annual but really is a tender perennial.:(SOO-ter-uh):
Liliaceae::Tardiflora Hosta:A green leaf, late blooming Hosta.::
Capparidacese::Sparkler Cleome, Sparkler Spider plant:A hybrid Cleome that stays shorter with larger flowers. Very easy to grow. These are hardy annuals.:(klee-OH-me)(hass-ler-AN-a):
Caryophyllaceae::Tunic saxifrage, Tunic flower, Coat Flower, Saxifrage Pink:A tough dainty plant that looks like Creeping Baby's Breath.::
Ericaceae::White Lights Rhododendron:An extremely floriferous member of the Northern Lights Azaleas.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
Fabaceae::Golden Template Woadwaxen:A good low growing plant for poor and dry soils.:(je-NIS-ta):
Scrophulariaceae::Climbing Snapdragon, Roving Sailor, Twining Snapdragon, Snapdragon Vine:An heirloom tender perennial grown mostly as an annual. Once established will quickly grow and latch on to neighboring structures or plants.:(a-sa-REE-na)(an-tih-ri-FO-lee):
Poaceae::Frost Grass, Graybeard Grass:A smaller flowering grass with striking fall color.:(spoh-dee-oh-POH-gon)(si-BEER-ih-kus):
Liliaceae:liliaceae tulipa single late:Single Late Tulips, May Flowering Tulips:Single Late Tulips are among the tallest of the garden tulips. They bloom late in the season.::03.21.03 4.27.05
Fabaceae::All Gold Scotch Broom:A Scotch Broom loaded with yellow pea-like flowers.:(SIT-is-us):
Alliaceae::Turkestan Onion:An unusual looking plant with two to four broad blue-gray leaves flushed with purple.::
Brassicaceae::Arabis Pinkie:Compact plant with intense pink flowers.::
Verbenaceae ::Early Amethyst Beauty Bush:A medium size graceful shrub producing a prolific amount of purple fruit.:(kal-i-KAR-pa)(dye-KOT-oh-ma):
Oleaceae ::Water Tower Piking Lilac, China Snow Peking Lilac:A medium size tree with fragrant white flowers and ornamental exfoliating bark.:(si-RING-ga)(pea-kin-EN-sis):
Scrophulariaceae::Bocopa Big Falls series:A series of Bocopa with large flowers and good branching habits. Will bloom throughout the entire summer. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(SOO-ter-uh):
Pinaceae::Hildburghausen Norway Spruce, Dwarf Hildburghausen Spruce:A dwarf globose form of Spruce.:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):
Geraniaceae::Geranium Jolly Bee:A large growing hardy Geranium with large blue flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um:
Araliaceae:araliaceae brassaia actinophylla:Schefflera, Umbrella plant:A medium to large size indoor plant that tolerates lower light conditions.::4.9.5
Polemoniaceae::Snowflake Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with compact moss-like foliage and clear white flowers,:(floks)(sub-EW-lah-tah):
Salicaceae::Coral Bark Willow:A small tree with colorful bark .::
Solanaceae:solanaceae petunia multicolored:Multicolored Petunias:A group of Petunias that have usually white and another color. One of the most popular types is the Picotee series. ::6.22.02 6.24.05
Solanaceae::Avalanch Petunia series:A series of Petunias with 8 different colors.::
Poaceae::Dixieland Maiden Hair Grass:A compact variegated Maiden Grass.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Campanulaceae:campanulaceae lobelia erinus:Lobelia:Either a small tuft forming plant or a vine. Grow in full sun to partial sun. Good as a ground, in pots, baskets or window boxes. Really a tender perennial grown as an annual.:(lo-BEE-li-ah):04-17-01 4.12.05
Cornaceae::Prairie Fire Dogwood:This Dogwood has yellow foliage and colored stems.:(KOR-nus)(AL-ba):
Cactaceae::Cholla, Clokey Cholla, Plateau Cholla, Rattail Cholla,:A cold hardy Cactus with yellow flowers.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
Bignoniaceae::Golden Catalpa, Golden Indian Bean :A cultivar of the southern Catalpa with yellowish foliage.:(ka-TAL-pa)(big-no-ni-OY-deez):
Z Liliaceae::Hosta Regal Splender:::
Lamiaceae ::Monstrose White Calamint:A tighter, busy form of Calamintha with larger flowers. A very undemanding plant to grow that laughs at neglect.:(kal-ah-MIN-thah):
Oxalidaceae:oxalidaceae oxalis regnellii:Irish Shamrock, Purple Leaf False Shamrock, Purple Shamrock:Although not the true Irish Shamrock, it is still a neat addition to a bright window sill. At night the leaves fold up and open during the day. Flowers do the same.:(oks-AL-iss) :03.23.02 5.1.05
Aceraceae::Norway Maple:A very large tree that has become an invasive plant in many areas of the USA. The cultivars (which there many) are a better choice.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
Rosaceae::Prince Charles Service Berry, Prince Charles Amelancier:This plant can be considered a small tree or a large shrub. Has white flowers in the early spring followed by edible fruit. Grows best in the semi-shade, moist sites:(am-e-LANG-key-er):
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria propagation - partial leaf cuttings:Sansevieria (partial leaf cuttings):Pictures and descriptions of propagating Sansevieria by partial leaf cuttings::4.26.05
Caprifoliaceae ::Arrowwood Viburnum Cardinal:A Arrowwood Viburnum selection that can have brilliant Cardinal Red foliage color in the fall.:(vy-BER-num)(den-TAH-tum):
Caprifoliaceae::Sambucus nigra 'Pulverulenta':A medium sized shrub with splashed variegation. Could be less vigorous than other Sambucus.:(sam-BOO-kus)(NY-grah):
Commelinaceae:commelinaceae tradescantia silamonatana:White Velvet Inch Plant, Cobweb spiderwort :An easy to grow fuzzy, pettable plant for the bright lit areas of the house.:(tray-dess-CAN-tee-ah):02.14.03 4.15.05
Asteraceae::The Pearl Yarrow, The Pearl Superior Yarrow, The Pearl Yarrow, Sneezewort, Sneeze Weed, Boule de Neige:An Achillea that produces abundance of small double white flowers. Many call this a weedy, untidy invasive plant.:(ak-i-LEA)(TAR-mik-ka):
Z Liliaceae::Frosted Dimples Hosta:::
Taxodiaceae:taxodiaceae taxus x media tauntonii:Tauntonii Yew:A dense slow growing Yew cultivar very resistant to winter burn.:(TAK-us):5-28-01, 07.12.03 ,6.25.05
Pinaceae ::Montgomery Spruce, RH Montgomery Spruce:A intense blue dwarf blue Spruce.:(PY-see-uh)(PUN-gens):4.21.05
Rosaceae::American Red Raspberry, Red Raspberry, Wild Red Raspberry:An edible common, native Red Raspberry.::
Rosaceae:rosaceae geum canadense:White Avens:A rough somewhat sprawling plant with white flowers and hooked seed pods.::5.14.05
Scrophulariaceae::Foxy Foxglove, Digitalis Foxy:A Foxglove with a wide range of colors. Individual flowers occur around the spike giving a fuller bloom.:(dij-i-TAL-is)(pur-PU-ree-ah):
Fabaceae::Lupines Minarette Hybrids:A very desirable perennial but somewhat picky about their growing site. In the proper areas they are easy to grow otherwise not. :(luu-PIE-nus):04.05.06
Asteraceae::Gold Kind Goldenrod, Golden Baby Goldenrod:A clump-forming goldenrod hybrid.::
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon coccineus:A tall Penstemon good for well drained full sun sites.:(pen-STE-mon)(bar-BAY-tus):
Primulaceae ::Primula Gold Lace:An antique variety of Primula from England.:(PRIM-eu-la):
Pinaceae::Gables Weeping Fir:A spreading or upright conical tree if staked.:(AY-beez)(KAWN-kull-er) :
Hippocastanaceae::Yellow Buckeye, Sweet Buckeye, Big Buckeye:A large ornamental tree.::
Musaceae::Blood Bannana:A large tropical tender perennial with random blotched leaves. In colder regions they are over wintered indoors.:(MOO-sah)(zeb-REE-nah):
Oxalidaceae::Iron Cross Oxalis:The maroon cross center of the leaves plus the flowers make this a great plant for containers in zone #5.:(oks-AL-iss):
Scrophulariaceae::Cool Snapdragons series:A tall Snapdragon that makes good cut flowrs. A tender perennial grown mostly as an annual.:(an-tih-RI-num)(MAY-jus):
Lamiaceae ::Ajuga Black Scallop:A low growing almost black colored Ajuga.::
Malvaceae ::Hibiscus Rio Grande:A hardy Hibiscus with large single red flowers.::
Lamiaceae::Snow White Calamintha:A compact long blooming Calamintha.:(kal-ah-MIN-thah):
Hydrangeaceae::Little Lamb Hydrangea:A Hydrangea paniculata cultivar with some of the smallest florets of all Hydrangea.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja occidentalis:American Arborvitae, White Cedar, Northern White Cedar:American Arborvitae is the species plant and has been superseded by many better cultivars, but it is still a usable landscape plant.::12.10.01 5.17.05
Hemerocallidaceae::Daylily Chicago Apache:A strong growing red daylily with good substance.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):4.22.05
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus strobus radiata:Radiata White PIne:A dwarf compact globose White Pine.:(PIE-nus)(STROH-bus):02.15.03 5.6.05
Violaceae ::Matrix Blue Frost Pansy, Matrix Blue Frost Viola:A Pansy with large blue and white flowers on compact plants.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
Caryophyllaceae ::Dynasty series:Lightly scented carnation like blooms.:(die-AN-thus)(bar-BAY-tus):
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea pungens globosa:Globe Blue Spruce:A small, slow growing, flat topped dwarf Blue Spruce.:(PY-see-uh)(PUN-gens):rev 4.13.01 5.3.05
Asteraceae::Rocketman Coneflower:A purple colored Coneflower with long petals that hang down and look like a badminton shuttlecock.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah):
Fumariaceae:fumariaceae dicentra cucullaria:Dutchman's Breeches:A beautiful spring blooming ephemeral wildflower with a soft feathery appearance and the white to pale pink flowers hanging from a thin stalk add to the charm of this wild flower::5.11.02 5.18.05
Campanulaceae::Blue Moon Lobelia:An annual Lobelia with dark violet blue flowers.:(lo-BEE-li-ah):
Brassicaceae::Winter Joy Wallflower, Winter Joy Erysimum:A Wallflower with purple flowers. A good companion for Pansies.:(e-RIH-sih-mum):
Cactaceae::Rose Pin Cushion Cactus:A free flowering cactus with purplish-red flowers.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae melampodium paludosum:Melampodium, Blackfoot Daisy, Medallion flowe:Not a widely used plant, but one that should be tried. Works nicely in pots or out in the garden. :(me-lam-PO-dee-um):rec 01.22.02 4.10.5
Ericaceae::Ramapo Rhododendron:A small compact Rhododendron with clusters of purple flowers.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
Euphorbiaceae:euphorbiaceae pedilanthus tithymaloides variegatus:Devil's Backbone, Red Bird, Ribbon Cactus, Zig Zag Plant:A very easy to grow indoor plant. Give it bright to direct light and grow on the dry side. Has interesting zig zag stems.::rev. 03.10.03 05.17.05
Hamamelidaceae::Mount Airy Fothergilla:A hardy dwarf selection of Fothergilla. One of the Fothergilla that all others are compared to.:(faw-thur-GIL-luh)(gaar-DEE-nee-eye):06.13.06
Gesneriaceae:gesneriaceae smithiantha:Smithiantha:These plants have beautiful foliage and flowers. They need warm humid conditions to grow properly.::4.18.05
Solanaceae::Naranjilla, Little Orange:A tropical perennial with bold foliage and edible fruit. Grown as an annual in colder climates but can be over wintered indoors.::
Caprifoliaceae ::Weigela Boskoop Glory:A medium shrub with large salmon pink flowers.:(wy-GEE-la) :
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae juniperus horizontalis blue chip:Blue Chip Juniper:A wide spreading, low growing shrub for the full sun areas of the landscape. Excellent blue foliage in the summer and fall.:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis):12.10.01 5.15.05
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Jane:A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Acanthaceae::Mexican Petunia, Texas Petunia:A tall tender shrubby perennial, common in the south not so in the north.:(roo-EL-ee-a)(brih-to-nee-AY-na):
Aceraceae::Variegated Sycamore:A medium size tree with variegated foliage that will tolerate shade.:(AYE-ser)(soo-doh-PLAT-uh-nus):
Rosaceae::Meidiland Coral Rose:A busy shrub rose covered with coral to coral pink flowers.::
Cupressaceae::Saybrook Gold Juniper, Girard Saybrook Gold:One of the best yellow colored foliage cultivars of the Junipers.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Rosaceae::Center Glow Ninebark:A tough, large reddish purple foliage Ninebark. The new growth at the tips of the branches will start out gold changes to reddish purple. :(fi-so-KAR-pus)(op-u-li-FO-li-us):
Pinaceae::Hoopsii Colorado Spruce, Hoopsii Blue Spruce:A dense pyramidal Spruce cultivar with glaucous blue foliage. Rated as one of the best bluish spruce trees.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
Asteraceae:asteraceae argyranthemum frutescens comet pink:Comet Pink Marguerite Daisy:A Marguerite Daisy loaded with pink daisy-like flowers can be used as a potted plant or in the garden.:(ar-ji-RAN-the-mum)(froo-TESS-enz). :4.9.5
Rosaceae::Charles Albanel Rugosa Rose:A vigorous Rugosa Rose with red flowers and handsome foliage.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae dracaena marginata tricolor:Rainbow Tree, Tricolor Dracaena:A highly prized cultivar of the more common Dracaena marginata.::2.28.02 4.22.05
Tropaeolaceae::Nasturtium Alaska:A variegated form of the common Nasturtium. It comes true from seed. Variegated plants do not come always true from seed.:(troo-PEE-oo-lum)(MA-jus):
Fagaceae ::Pin Oak, Swamp Oak:A faster growing Oak strongly pyramidal at youth.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae asparagus officinalis:Asparagus, Wild Asparagus:A cultivated plant that has escaped into the wild. Many times planted by bird droppings.::12.31.03 4.22.05
Oleaceae::Marchal Foch Lilac:A single lilac with reddish pink flowers.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Caprifoliaceae ::Bitchiu Viburnum:A large open shrub flowering in the early spring.:(vy-Ber-num)(bitch-i-uu-EN-see):
Verbenaceae ::Temari Verbena:A vigoruos mounding trialing Verbena with over 15 differnt colors.:(ver-BEN-ah):
Ranunculaceae::Pagoda Columbine series:A series of compact Columbine.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
Euphorbiaceae::Euphorbia Burgundy Wine, Burgundy Wine Caribbean Copper Plan:A tender perennial used as an annual in colder hardiness zones. Used for it burgundy foliage.::
Solanaceae:solanaceae petunia limelight:Petunia Limelight:An unique Petunia with yellow and green two tone leaves. It has deep purple flowers that contrast with the foliage.::07.18.03 6.24.05, 08.19.05
Caryophyllaceae::Boreal Chickweed, Snow in he summer, Taurus Chickweed, Mouse Ear Chickweed:Very similar to the more common Snow in the summer (C. tomentosa) except it has larger leaves and forms a small tuft.:(se-RAS-ti-um)(toe-men-TOE-sum):
Hydrangeaceae ::Hydrangea Snow queen:A compact Oak Leaf Hydrangea with large white flowers and great fall colors.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(kwer-se-FOH-lee-uh):
Verbenaceae::Verbena Rapunzel Series:A series of Verbena with trailing growth habits, mildew resistant and excellent long lasting flowers.:(ver-BEE-nah):
Magnoliaceae::Ballerina Magnolia:A small to medium Magnolia with white flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah)(LEEB-ner-eye):
Ericaceae::Blue Ice Bog Rosemary, Blue Ice Andromeda:A wet acid soil plant with icy blue foliage and light pink flowers.:(an-DROM-e-da)(pol-i-FO-li-ah):
Crassulaceae::Chocolate Soldier Panda Plant:A smaller Panda plant cultivar with darker brown, chocolate to amber coloration.::
Asteraceae::Million Suns Creeping Zinnia, Million Suns Sanvitalia :A of low growing creeping plants with yellow and orange flowers. Used as a ground cover annual or in baskets and containers as a hanging plant.:(san-vi-TAY-lee-ah)(pro-KUM-benz):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Frosty Morn:A small bushy Sedum with variegated foliage.::
Magnoliaceae::Powder Puff Magnolia:A compact Magnolia with powder puff shaped flowers.:(mag-NO-li-a)(LEEB-ner-eye):05.26.06
Araceae:araceae spathiphyllum walisii:Peace Lily,. White Flag, White Sails, Spath FLower:A very easy to grow long lived foliage plant that thrives in the lower light areas of the house. One of the best plants for producing ornamental flowers in the lower light.:(spath-i-FILE-um):rev. 01.28.03 4.9.6
Lamiaceae:labiatae lavendual angustifolia munstead:Munstead Strain Lavender:An exceedingly versatile plant having many ornamental, decorative, culinary, cosmetic, aromatic and medicinal uses. A short plant with a narrow spread for the full sun well drained area of the garden.:(lav-AN-dew-lah) (an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):8-5-01, 3.27.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae chlorophytum general data:Spider PLant:One of the more common plants used in the indoors.:(kloh-roh-FYE-tum):1-15-03
Labiatae::Rosemary:A tender evergreen perennial that has fragrant foliage and has many culinary and medicinal uses. Can by clipped to a shape (topiary):(ros-ma-RY-nus):
Rosaceae::Stephanandra Crispa, Cutleaf Stephandra:A smaller lower growing cultivar of the species plant :(stef-a-NAN-dra)(in-SI-za):03,30.06
Rosaceae::Nugget Ninebark:A more compact Ninebark with shades of yellow foliage.:(fi-so-KAR-pus)(op-u-li-FO-li-us):
Moraceae:moraceae ficus benjamina:Benjamin Fig, Ficus, Weeping Fig:An extremely popular, relatively easy to grow plant that tolerates many different light situations. If it has a problem it is leaf drop, which is an automatic occurrence when it is moved, brought home from the greenhouse or is subjected to some poor cultural practices.::rev. 01.31.02 4.30.05
Berberidaceae::Golden Carousel Barberry:A compact small to medium Barberry with bright yellow foliage in the early spring.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):
Asclepiadaceae:asclepiadaceae asclepias syriaca:Milkweed:Most everyone has broken open a milkweed seed pod and watched as the hundreds of seeds, with their fuzzy attachments float away. Very important plant to the Monark Butterfly.::4.9.5
Lamiaceae::Playin The Blues Salvia:A free blooming tall Salvia tender perennial grown as an annual in colder climates.::
Rosaceae ::Sargent Crab:A low growing wide spreading Flowering Crab with white flowers.::02.10.05
Saxifragaceae::Lime Marmalade Coralbells, Lime Marmalade Heuchera:A lime colored coral bells with ruffled leaves:(HEW-ker-ah):
Campanulaceae::Lobelia Starship Scarlet:A deep red sturdy Lobelia. Likes a moist area in the garden.::
Acanthaceae::Persian Shield:A plant grown for its iridescent foliage.:(strow-bil-LAN-thees)(die-er-ee-AA-nuss):4.7.5
Onagraceae::Evening Primrose:A fast spreading perennial with bright yellow flowers.:(ee-no-THE-ra)(fru-Ti-cosa):
Dryopteridaceae::Stabierae Fern:Taller upright fern.:(dry-OP-ter-iss):
Ericaceae:ericaceae rhododendron yedoense var. pouchanense:Korean Rhododendron:::5.17.05
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium macrorrhizum brevans:Bevan's Variety:A variety of Geranium macrorrhizum with deep red sepals and deep magenta petals. ::01.03.04 4.18.05
Fabaceae:fabaceae melilotus officinalis:Yellow Sweet Clover:A large growing, sweet smelling, non-native plant. Considered to be an invasive weed by many people.:(mel-i-LO-tus):08.20.02 01.27.03 5.18.05
Pinaceae::Wolterdingen:A slow growing cultivar of the Japanese Larch. Good for rock gardens because of small size.:(LAR-iks)(KEM-fer-eye):
Cupressaceae::Hetzi Glauca Juniper:A large growing shrub. Often sold as small gallon size plants where they are sleeping giants.::
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Diamond:A tall Astilbe with large white flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Asteraceae::Golden Marguerite Daisy, Anthemis, Yellow Chamomile, Dyer's Chamomile:A short lived perennial with bright yellow flowers and fine cut aromatic foliage:(AN-them-iss)(tink-TO-ree-a):
Poaceae::Blue Haven Little Blue Stem:A Little Blue Stem cultivar with reddish fall colors. Reported not to flop like other Blue Stem cultivars.:(skits-ah-KEER-ee-um)(skoh-PAIR-ee-um):
Asteraceae:asteraceae liatris spicata kobold:Liatris Kobold:A shorter version of the species plant.:(ly-AT-riss):4.10.5
Hydrangeaceae ::Variegated Lacecap Hydrangea:A Lacecap Hydrangea grown for it's variegated foliage:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
Malvaceae ::Hibiscus Cherie:A tropical orange flowering Hibiscus. Great plant for containers.::
Poaceae::All Gold Hakone Grass:An all gold plant lacking any green stripe.:(hah-koh-neh-KLOH-ah)(MAK-rah)(aw-ree-OH-lah):
Poaceae ::Japanese Silver Grass:One of the finer textured of the Miscanthus grasses. Similar to Miscanthus Gracillimus except finer and shorter.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis) :
Cornaceae::Kousa Dogwood:A white flowering Dogwood tree hardy to zone #5.:(KOR-nus)(KOO-sa):
Cornaceae:cornaceae cornus sericea var flaviramea:Yellow Twig Dogwood:A medium to tall, wide spreading shrub grown mainly for its yellow stems.:(KOR-nus)(ser-EE-see-a):5.15.05
Malvaceae::Tie Dye Hibiscus:A bi-color Hibiscus with large pink and white flowers.::
Rosaceae::Aromatnaya Quince:A Russian variety of Quince producing edible lemony flavored fruit.:(sigh-DOH-nee-uh)(ob-LON-guh):
Apocynaceae::Seaford Skies Amsonia:A cultivar of the Arkansas Amsonia.:(am-SO-nee-ah)(hew-BRIK-tee-eye):
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Victoria White:A white version of Salvia Victoria.:(SAL-vee-a)(fa-rih-NAY-see-a):
Poaceae::Greater Quacking Grass:A favorite annual grass with graceful nodding flower heads which are segmented and shaped like small lanterns.:(BREY-zah):
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Creme Brulee:A larger and improved version of the iconic Coreopsis Moonbeam.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Plumbaginaceae::Ballerina Sea Thrift:A series of free flowering Armeria.:(ar-MEER-i-ah):
Rosaceae::Silverweed, Silverweed Cinquefoil:A low growing perennial wild flower with yellow flowers. Underside of leaves can have a silvery color.::
Hemerocallidaceae::Common Orange Daylily, Tawny daylily, Orange Daylily, Ditch Lily, Europa:A Daylily that has naturalized growing in fields and along roadsides. Has a stoloniferous spreading habit and can be a very aggressive spreader.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
Iridaceae::Brighteyes Crocosmia, Bright Eyes Montbretia:A Crocosmia with yellow-orange trumpet flowers with deep red eyes.:(kroh-KOZ-mee-uh):
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Betty:Betty produces red purple flowers with white on the inside. A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series.::
Ericaceae::Golden Lights Rhododendron:An extremely floriferous member of the Northern Lights Azaleas series:(roo-do-DEN-dron):1.11
Amaranthaceae:amaranthaceae celosia argentea plumosa:Plume type Celosia:This section contains pictures of different plume varieties of Celosia. :(sel-OH-see-ah):4.8.5
Salicaceae ::Rosemary Willow, Hoary Willow:A medium size shrub with Rosemary-like foliage.:(SAY-lik)(el-ee-AG-nos):
Rosaceae::Blazing Sunset Geum, Blazing Sunset Avens:A Geum with bright tangerine red flowers will add a bright spot in the garden.:(JEE-um):
Crassulaceae::Little Gem:A neat compact little succulent plant. Needs full sun and watch the watering.::
:mixed garden scenes perennials full sun::::4.7.5
Labiatae ::Variegated Ground Ivy, Variegated Creeping Charlie:A variegated form of the extremely invasive Creeping Charlie.::
Caryophyllaceae:carophyllaceae dianthus gratianopolitanus bath's pink:Dianthus Bath's Pink:A medium size Dianthus with masses of pink flowers, for the full sun area of the garden.:(dye-AN-thus)(grah-tee-an-o-po-li-TAH-nus):02.21.02,4.7.5
Agavaceae::Yucca Color Guard:A Yucca cultivar with yellow striped leaves that hold up throughout the entire summer.::03.30.06
Convolvulaceae:convolvulaceae ipomea batatus tricolor:Ornamental Sweet Potato Vine Tricolor:A Sweet Potato vine with green, pink and cream colors in the leaves. Doesn't seem to grow as fast or as aggressive like some of the other Sweet Potato Vines.:(ih-po-MEE-ah):
Apiaceae::Big Blue Sea Holly:A larger plant with iridescent blue flowers and blue stems.:(e-RIN-ji-um) :
Poaceae::Capriccio Sea Oats, Feather Grass, Capriccio Feather Grass, Capriccio Hair Grass,:A wispy grass with thin leaves that move in the slightest breeze. In colder climates works good in containers.:(STYE-pah):
Ulmaceae::Hallelujah Elm:A fast growing hardy cultivar of the Chinese Elm with excellent mottling bark color.:(UL-mus)(par-vi-FO-li-ah):
Piperaceae ::Red Edge Peperomia:A small shrubby Peperomia with red edges on he leaves.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh) :
Araceae::Zantedeschia Sunshine, Calla Lily Sunshine:A bright yellow to golden yellow Calla Lily.::
Magnoliaceae::Cucumber Tree Magnolia, Cucumber Tree:A large tree that is one of the hardiest of the Magnolias.:(mag-NO-li-a)(a-ku-mi-NA-ta):05.24.06
Plantaginaceae::Lilliput Rose Penstemon, Lilliput Rose Bearded Tongue:An upright plant with racemes of tubular pink flowers. Hardy as a perennial to zone 7, otherwise grown as an annual.:(pen-STE-mon):
Lamiaceae::Faassen Nepeta, Catmint:One of the original Catmint hybrids,:(NEP-eh-tuh)(fah-SEN-ee-eye):
Ranunculaceae::White and Yellow Tree Peony:Peony that grow on woody stems and do not die back to the ground like herbaceous Peony.::
Campanulaceae:campanulaceae campanula poscharskyana:Serbian Bellflower:A rapidly spreading plant for a sunny site. The stems lay on the ground and the flower stalks are erect making this plant a good candidate for wall and rock gardens.:(kam-PAN-yew-lah)(posh-ar-skee-AY-nah):07.30.03 4.12.05
Malvaceae:: Hardy Hibiscus:Hibiscus is not only tropical but there are many varieties that can live in zone #5. Be patient, they are slow to appear in the spring.::
Rosaceae:rosaceae spiraea x bumalda crispa:Spirea Crispa, Curly Leaf Spirea:A short, narrow spreading shrub with light pink flowers and wavy leaves.:(spy-REE-ah):5.15.05
Rosaceae::Rancho Flowering Pear:A broadly pyramidal form of Bradfords Pear.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
Z Liliaceae::Hosta Rainbow End:::
Scrophulariaceae::Southern Charm Verbascum:A tall vertical plant with flowers ranging from pastels in shades of rose to ivory with a red star center.:(ver-BASK-kum):12.10
Rosaceae::Goldfinger Potentilla:A compact yellow Potentilla cultivar with large flowers.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja occidentalis wareana:Siberian Arborvitae, Siberian Cedar:An extremely hardy, winter wind resistant, slow growing broad pyramidal Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):5.17.05
Lamiaceae::Salvia Van Houttei:A large tender perennial Salvia.:(sal-VEE-a):
Liliaceae::Big Mama Hosta:A large blue leaf sieboldi type Hosta.::
Campanulaceae::Techno Heat Lobelia:A series of Lobelia that are more heat tolerant along with intense colors.This is the best Lobelia cultivar that I have used. Really a tender perennial grown as an annual.:lo-BEE-lee-ah:
Apiaceae::Coriander, Cilantro, Chinese Parsley:An heirloom herb with many culinary medicinal uses. All parts of the plant have a strong scent.:(ko-ree-AN-drum):
Araceae::Elephant Ears, Giant Taro:Produces large green leaves adding a tropical feel to the garden.::
Fabaceae::Painted Lady Runner Bean:An old fashion, vigorous vine with red orange and white flowers. Crispy bean flavored blossoms and the flat green pods are deliciously edible, also can be used as a dried bean:(FAZ-ee-oh-lus)(kok-SIN-ee-us):
Campanulaceae ::Birch Hybrid Campanula:A vigorous grower forming spreading mats. Good for walls and crevices. :(kam-PAN-yew-la):
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 03:Small-Cupped Daffodils:The small-cupped Daffodils have one flower per stem. The cup or corolla is more than one third the length of the perianth (sepals and petals) segments.::03.08.03 5.8.5
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta fortunei obscura:Hosta obscura:A very old cultivar with dark green leaves.::4.26.05
Liliaceae ::Hosta Platinum Tiara:A medium sized dense Hosta with gold center leaves and a thin white margin.::
Scrophulariaceae::Abunda series of Bocopa:Bacopa are great for hanging baskets or fillers in annual pots. Grown as an annual but is a tender perennial.:(soo-TER-ah)(cor-DA-ta):
Araceae:araceae dieffenbachia sequine:Dieffenbachia, Dumb Cane:For some people this plant grows like a weed, for others they have trouble keeping it alive. Over all a relatively easy plant to grow. It is a poisonous plant.:(deef-en-BACH-ee-uh):4.5.8
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Ideal Select:A Dianthus series with a wide range of flowers growing best in the cooler temperatures of the growing season.:(dye-AN-thus):
Agavaceae::Soapweed, Small Soapweed, Spanish bayonet, Beargrass:Has sharp pointed stiff leaves and produces a tall raceme of white flowers.: :
Aristolochiaceae::Pelican Flower:A tropical evergreen vine with an oddly shaped flower.:(a-rus-toh-LOH-kee-uh)(jy-GAN-tee-uh):5.9.05
Fabaceae::Forest Pansy Red Bud:A Red Bud with maroon to purple colored foliage.:(SER-sis)(kan-uh-DEN-sis):
Aceraceae ::Northfire Maple :A selection of Red Maple with good branching habit and a superior fall color:(AY-ser)(ROO-brum):11.25.05
Bignoniaceae:bignoniacea catalpa speciosa:Catalpa, Northern Catalpa, Indian Bean Tree:A large growing tree with a great floral display in June.::4.11.05
Rosaceae::Golden Guinea Kerria:A cultivar of Kerria with larger flowers.:(KER-i-ah)(ja-PON-i-Ka):
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus strobus pendula:Weeping White Pine:A loose weeping form of the White Pine.:(PIE-nus)(STROH-bus):5.6.05
Geraniaceae::Meadow Cranesbill, Meadow Geranium:A species form of hardy Geranium that can be a prolific re-seeder.::
Lythraceae::Little Mice Cuphea:The tubular flowers of this plant look like "Tiny Mice".:(KEW-ffe-ah)(si-AN-ee-ah):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae microbiota decussata:Siberian Cypress:A low growing medium to wide spreading shrub. It looks like a Juniper but lacks the prickliness of the needles.::12.01.01 5.17.05
Liliaceae::Heartleaf Hosta:A medium sized Hosta with green leaves and lavender flower.:(HOSS-tuh) :
Leguminaceae:leguminosae medigago lupulina:Black Medick:A sprawling plant with yellow flowers that are followed by the formation of the distinctive cluster of small, black seeds.::12-21-01 4.22.05
Grossulariaceae::Dwarf Alpine Current, Early Alpine Current:A dwarf form of Alpine Current:(RI-bez)(al-PIE-num):
Rosaceae:rosaceae spiraea betulifolia tor:Birchleaf Spirea Tor:A cultivar of the Birchleaf Spirea with iridescent leaves and a plethora of white flowers at the end of May into early June.::02.25.04 5.16.05
Apocynaceae::Pachypodium windsori:An interesting plant forming a tree like caudex.::
Labiatae::Monarda, Osage Tea:A medium tall, wide spreading perennial for the full sun areas of the garden.:(mow-NAR-da):05.04.06
Saxifragaceae::Heuchera villosa var atropurpurea:A native Heuchera with burgundy foliage.::
Poaceae::River Mist Northern Sea Oats:A variegated cultivar of the Northern Sea Oats.:(kas-MAN-thee-um)(lat-i-FOL-ee-um):
Asteraceae::Golden Fountain Coneflower, Golden Glow Coneflower, Outhouse Plant:A tall native, heirloom Rudbeckia with double yellow flowers:(rud-BEK-i-ah)(la-sin-ee-AH-ta)(hor-Ten-si-ah):
Apocynaceae:apocynaceae vinca minor cultivars:VInca minor cultivars:A photo album of different cultivars of Vinca Minor.::06.22.03 4.8.5
Rosaceae::Variegated Kerria:A slow growing, variegated form of the Japanese Kerria.:(KER-i-ah)(ja-PON-i-Ka):
Asteraceae::Flame Thrower Coneflower:A Coneflower hybrid with bicolored flame orange flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah):
Primulaceae::Sunrise Primulas:A series of short compact plants with a wide range of colors.:(PRIM-yew-luh) :
Primulaceae::Goldilocks Creeping Jenny:A bright yellow perennial that is used as a ground cover or as an annual in containers.:(ly-si-MOK-ee-a)(num-yew-LE-ri-ah):12.15.05
Ranunculaceae::Yellow Anemone, Yellow Wood Anemone, Buttercup Anemone:An ephemeral woodland plant flowering in the spring. If it likes the site will spread and form small colonies.:(a-NEM-oh-nee):
Verbenaceae::Lanata Flame:A tropical shrub grown as an annual in colder regions. Can be wintered indoors:(lan-TAN-ah):
Lamiaceae::Salvia Rose Sage, Desert Sage, Giant Flowered Purple Sage:A California native with silvery foliage and large ornamental flowers.:(SAL-vee-ah):
Hemerocallidaceae:liliaceae hemerocallis:Daylily:The Daylily is a rugged, durable plant that will survive neglected but responds to some TLC with extra added flowers and clean foliage. Enter this area to get general cultural information for the Daylily (Hemerocallis genus).:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):4.22.05
Ranunculaceae::Aquilegia Origami. Columbine Origami:A free flowering Columbine with flowers 2-3 inch flowers.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
Rosaceae::Morden Sunrise Rose:A medium size shrub rose with yellow to orange yellow flowers. Part of the Canadian Parkland series.::
Lamiaceae::Doone Valley Thyme:A lemon Thyme cultivar with variegated foliage.:(TY-muss):
Fabaceae::Lena Scotch Broom:A compact Scotch Broom with red/yellow flowers.:(SIT-TI-us):
Geraniaceae::Geranium Midnight Reiter:An unusual Geranium with dark purple foliage.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(pray-TEN-see):
Verbenaceae::Silver Spire Vites, Silver Spire Chaste Tree:A deciduous shrub grown as a herbaceous perennial in the colder zones of its range. This selection has white flowers.:(VI-teks)(AG-nus-KACE-tus):
Salicaceae::Cannon Blue Willow:A dwarf Willow with blue-green foliage:(SAY-liks)(per-PU-ree-ah):
Caryophyllaceae::Rose Champion, Mullein Pink:A neat plant with rose to red flowers and gray foliage. A prolific reseeding plant.:(LICK-nis)(ko-ro-NAH-ree-a):
Rosaceae::Scarlet Pavement rugosa Rose, Rote Apart Rose:A medium reddish shrub that can be grown as a groundcover or as a shrub rose.:(ROH-za):
Fabaceae:fabaceae vicia villosa:Hairy Vetch, Winter Vetch:A sprawling member of the Pea family.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae trillium grandiflorum:White Trillium:A beautiful spring blooming native woodland wildflower. One of the easiest of the Trilliums to grow in a garden. An ephemeral spring wildflower.::rev 6.02.02 4.27.05
Betulaceae::Beaked Hazelnut:A native shrub that produces an edible nut.:(kor-ih-lus)(kor-NU-tuh):
Asteraceae::Japanese Aster, Aster savatieri:A not very common Aster-like plant.::
Onagraceae::Dark Eyes Fuchsia:A self branching bush that works good in hanging baskets and containers to spill over the side.:(fyew-sha):
Saxifragaceae::Running Tapestry Foam Flower:A good ground cover for the shaded moist garden.::
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Black Jack:A sport of Sedum Matrona with dark purple, almost black foliage. Has a propensity to revert back to a Sedum Matrona type plant.::
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Dream Catcher:A florific Coreopsis with dark pink-magenta flowers.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Younque SIlvery Pink:Part of the "Younique™ series.::
::Puff Balls:A fungus that forms a papery thin, dry skin, that when ruptured will puff a blast of spores into the air. A fungi in the class Basidiomycetes or the Club Fungus::
Oleaceae ::Green Ash:The native green Ash is not used much in the landscape. It has been superseded by many of the newer cultivars:(FRACK-si-nus)(pen-sil-VA-ni-ka):
Hemerocallidaceae::Purple/wine/violet Daylily:This section contains pictures of the Daylilies with purple colores flowers.::
Asteraceae::Veitchs Blue Globe Thistle:A shorter Globe Thistle with steel blue flowers.:(EK-in-ops):
Saxifragaceae::Burnished Bronze Heucheralla:A compact plant with bronze foliage color.:(hew-ker-REL-uh):
Hemerocallidaceae::Chicago Royal Daylily:A purple Daylily which is part of the Chicago series.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
Asteraceae::Bidens Golden Eye:A trailing plant loaded with bright yellow flowers. Grown as a hardy annual.:(BI-denz)(fer-oo-lih-FO-lee-a):
Saxifragaceae::Heuchera Caramel, Coral Bells Cararmel:A vigorous grower with caramel colored leaves that have seasonal changes. Grows best in half day of morning sun.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Pinaceae::Norway Spruce:A large conical Spruce tree. The branches on older trees tend to weep.:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):
Hydrangeaceae ::White Dome Hydrangea:A tall growing Hydrangea with a unique large white dome shaped flower.:(high-DRAN-gee-a)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Rosaceae ::Accolade Cherry:A nice small to medium tree with soft pink flowers.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae tulipa multiflowering:Multiflowering Tulips:This group is sometimes called bunch-flowering tulips, because each stem of the plant will have 3-5 flowers. They are a mid-season blooming tulip.::03.21.03 4.27.05
Taxodiaceae::Miss Grace Dawn Redwood:Will form a weeping plant if stacked or a ground cover if not.:(met-a-se-KWOY-ah)(glip-to-stro-BOY-dez):
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum spurium elizabeth:Sedum Elizabeth (Sedum spurium):A low growing carpet forming sedum with red and green foliage and red flowers. ::4.5.6
Crassulaceae ::Tricolor Sedum, (Sedum spurius Tricolor):A nice small, non-aggressive Sedum with colorful foliage.::
Aizoaceae::Red Mountain Ice Plant:A great plant for the hot dry area of the yard.:(del-oh-SPUR-muh):
Lamiaceae::Monarda Its Magic:A tall Monarda with good mildew resistance.:(mo-NAR-da):
Tropaeolaceae::Whirlybird Nasturtium mix:A dwarf trailing Nasturtium.:(troo-PEE-oo-lum)(MA-jus) :
Labiatae ::Monarda Monches Farm:A pink flowering Monarda cultivar.:(mo-NAR-da):
Asteraceae::Blue Star False Aster:An easy to grow plant with lots of blight blue Aster-like flowers.::
Asteraceae::Tequila Sunrise:An easy to grow Coreopsis with yellow daisy-like flowers plus variegated foliage.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Lamiaceae ::Coleus Religious Radish:A Coleus with a warm red foliage with a dark center.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez):
Poaceae::Switch Grass North Wind:A tight upright Switch Grass cultivar.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):aa
Rosaceae:rosaceae spiraea japonica shirobana:Spirea Shirobana:An interesting Spirea with pink and white flowers produced at the same time.:(spy-REE-a):5.15.05
Rosaceae:rosaceae prunus maackii:Amur Chokecherry, Manchurian Cherry:A beautiful medium size tree. One of its best features is the exfoliating cinnamon brown bark:(PRU-nus):12.08.02 5.16.05
Passifloraceae::Citrus-Yellow Passion Flower, Passionflower, Passion Vine, Passionvine:A tropical small vine with yellow flowers. Can be used as an indoor plant or grown as annual vine in colder climates.:(pass-iff-FLOR-uh):
Rosaceae::Double Flowering Kerria:A double flowering form of Kerria.:(KER-i-ah)(ja-PON-i-Ka):
Acanthaceae::Maracas Brazilian Fireworks, Rose Pine, South African Acanthus, Jade Magic, Purple Shrimp Plant:A tropical evergreen plant with deep pinkish-red and purple flowers plus deep green leaves with silver veins. Grows as a shrub in the tropics.::
Caryophyllaceae ::Flashing Lights Dianthus, Flashing Lights Maiden Pinks:A mat forming trailing perennial with red flowers.::
Lamiaceae::Filigran Russian Sage:A Russian Sage cultivars.:(per-OFF-skee-uh):
Convolvulaceae::Blue My Mind Evolvulus, Blue My Mind Dwarf Morning Glory:A cultivar of Evolvulus with lots of true blue flowers.:(ee-VOL-yoo-lus)(glom-mer-Ray-tus):
Rosaceae::Kin Kan Kerria:A Kerria cultivar having stems with a soft yellow with a green stripe.:(KER-i-ah)(ja-PON-i-Ka):
Lamiaceae ::Cotton Balls Stachys, Cotton Balls Lambs Ears:Looks like any other Lambs Ears except the flowers are like cottons balls on the floral stem.:(STAY-kis)((by-zan-TEEN-A):
Cyperaceae::Wild Spike Cypress:A tropical Cypress grow as an annual or indoor plant in colder climates. Needs constant moist and good sun for best performance.:(SEYE-per-us):
Rosaceae::Fredheim Potentilla:A light yellow flowering Potentilla.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Asphodelaceae::Foxtail Lily, Desert Candle, Himalayan Foxtail, King's Spears:Forms 4-6 foot tall spikes of white flowers.:(er-EE-mur-us)((him-al-LAY-ih-kus) :
Crassulaceae::Sedum tectractinum:At this time I do not know if this plant is label correctly??? At the Botanic Garden where I took the images it was label Sedum tetractinum for over three years. I will know when they flower.::
Crassulaceae::Fire Glow Sedum ( Sedum spurium Fire Glow ):A ground cover Sedum with red orange leaves.::
Campanulaceae:campanulaceae campanula carpatica carpathian harebell:Campanula Clips series:A group of small, easy to grow Campanulas for the full sun well drained areas of the garden.:(kam-PAN-u-la)((kar-PAT-ka):06.23.03 4.12.05
Poaceae::Blue Bonnet Rice:A heirloom upland rice that doesn't need to be flooded. Can grow in your garden::
Pinaceae::Otto Von Bismark Spruce:A dwarf symmetrical Spruce with vivid blue needles.:(PY-see-uh):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela florida alexander:Weigela Wine Roses:A medium size Weigela with vivid dark pink flowers and dark purple foliage.::4.12.05
Malvaceae::Hardy Hibiscus cultivars:This section contains images of hardy Hibiscus cultivars.::
Liliaceae::Hosta Grand Prize:A small Hosta with green leaves having a gold margin changing to creamy white as the season ::
Pinaceae::Gnome Mugo Pine:A dwarf slow growing Mugo Pine.:(PIE-nus)(MU-go):
Caprifoliaceae ::Alfredo Viburnum:A compact from of the American Cranberry Bush.:(vy-BER-num):
Amaranthaceae ::Joseph's Coat:An unnamed cultivar that we have been growing in the greenhouse for the past few years. An extremely colorful foliage plant.::5.11.05
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae viburnum x rhytidophylloides willowwood:Willowwood Viburnum:A large deciduous shrub with lustrous dark green rugose foliage and white flowers in the late spring.:(vy-BER-num)(rhi-ti-doe-fil-OY-dez):4.12.05
Caryophyllaceae::Hairy Garden Pink, Dianthus Knappi:One of the only yellow flowering Dianthus.::11.07.05
Asteraceae::Shasta Daisy Crazy Daisy:A Shasta Daisy with flowers that are frilled, quilled, and twisted. No two flowers look the same.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea pungens fat albert:Fat Albert Blue Spruce:A dense, blue foliage Spruce that is small in size as compared to some of its relatives.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):5.3.05
Rutaceae::Common Rue, Herb of Grade:A subshrub grown for the blue green foliage.::
Bromeliaceae::Vella Guzmania:A small red bract colored Guzmania.::
Cornaceae::Cornus alba aurea:A large Dogwood with red stems and yellow foliage.:(KOR-nus)(AL-ba):
Lamiaceae::Magic Michael Basil:A compact Basil with highly fragrant leaves.:(OSS-ih-mum)(bass-IL-ee-kum):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Jolt series:A new group of heat tolerant Dianthus from Panama Seeds.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae solidago rigida:Stiff Glodenrod:A common Goldenrod found growing in open fields and along roadsides. Easy to identify because of its leaves. As with all Goldenrod's, they are not the culprit that cause allergy problems. Their pollen is relatively heavy and is carried away by insects not the wind.:(so-li-DAH-go):09.02.02 4.11.05
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Summer Skies:A double hardy Geranium with pale blue flowers and yellow :(jer-AY-nee-um)(pray-TEN-see):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta tiny tears:Hosta Tiny Tears:A small mounding green foliage plant.::4.26.05
Araucariaceae::Wollemi Pine:An ancient plant thought to be extinct until discovered in 1994.::
Boraginaceae::Mon Amie For Get Me Not:Nice blue flowers in the spring. Plants are short lived perennial or biennials. Readily reseeds in the garden if they like the site:(my-oh-SO-tis)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Berberidaceae::Neosulphureum Epimedeium, Neosulphureum Barronwort:A rather rare cultivar similar to the more popular Epimedium Sulphureum. :(epi-MEE-dee-um):
Asteraceae::Perennial Sunflower:A large perennial sunflower with double yellow flowers.:(HE-li-an-thus):
Pinaceae::Howells Dwarf Tigertail Spruce:Can be grown as a flat top plant by pruning or allowed to grow as a pyramidal plant.::03.24.06
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Caprifoliaceae::Cool Splash Southern Bush Honeysuckle :A medium suckering spreading shrub with attractive leaf variegation.:(die-er-VIL-a)((ses-li-iFO-li-a):
Asteraceae:asteraceae centaurea dealbata sternbergii:Sternbergii Persian Coneflower:A medium sized plant that produces interesting fringed flowers. An improved cultivar over the species plant with larger deep bright pink flowers.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh)(day-al-BAH-tuh):06.23.03 4.8.5
Polemoniaceae::Phlox Natasha, Natasha Sweet Williams Phlox:A cultivar of the Meadow Phlox with raspberry and pink florets. Has good natural resistance to powdery mildew.::
Rosaceae::Snowbird Potentilla:A compact white flowering Potentilla.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Asteraceae::American Wild Sensitive-plant, Northern Wild Senna:A tall native legume Prairie plant.::
Verbenaceae::Chastetree, Vitex, Chaste Tree, Chasteberry, Abraham's Balm, Monk's Pepper:A deciduous shrub ground as a herbaceous perennial in the colder zones of its range.:(VI-teks)(AG-nus-KACE-tus):
Poaceae:poaceae chasmanthium latifolium:Wild Oates Grass, Indian Wood Oats, Spangle Grass:A medium size grass with ornamental flat oak-like spikletes.:(kas-MAN-thee-um)(lat-i-FOL-ee-um):5.7.05
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae origanum rotundifolium kent beauty:Origanum Kent Beauty:An ornamental oregano with fat pale green to maroon hop-like flowers. Good for patio pots, window boxes, etc.::11.15.03 4.21.05
Brassicaceae::Apricot Twister Wall Flower:A Wallflower with apricot to orange colored flowers. A good companion for Pansies.:(e-RIH-sih-mum):
Asteraceae::Gazania Big Kiss series:A series of free flowering Gazania with large flowers.:(gay-ZAY-nee-uh):
Oleaceae::Fringe Tree, White Fringe Tree, Grayce Gray Beard, Old Man's Beard:Classified as a small tree or shrub this plant is extremely attractive when it blooms.:(ki-oh-NAN-thus)(ver-JIN-i-kus):
Plantaginaceae::Arabesque series Penstemon:A taller vertical Penstemon with a large flower spike.:(PEN-stem-on):
Piperaceae::Pixie Peperomia, Princess Astrid Peperomia, Teardrop Peperomia:An east to grow small tropical plant with glossy green, spear shaped leaves. :(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh) :
Scrophulariaceae ::Veronica Barcarolle:A Veronica spicata cultivar with gray green foliage and rosy pink spike-like flowers.:(ve-RON-i-ka)(spi-KA-ta)):7.02.05
Juncaceae::Twisted Arrow Rush:A combination of Juncus Blue Arrows for height and Juncus Spiralis to fill in the base.:(JUN-kus)(eh-FYOO-sus):
Lamiaceae :labiatae ajuga reptans pink elf:Ajuga Pink Elf:A green foliage, pink flowering Ajuga cultivar.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):4.19.05
Apocynaceae::Vinca, Periwinkle:A popular variegated vine used in hanging baskets and patio pots. Grown as an annual in colder climates but is a perennial in zones 7-9.:(VING-kuh):5.11.05
Cannabaceae::Sunbeam Gold Hops:A perennial vine that dies back to the ground each year. Good to brighten up areas of the garden. Reported not to be as rampart as the straight species plant.:(HU-mu-lus)(loo-PU-lus):
Poaceae::Striped Giant Reed Grass:A large plant with variegated leaves.:(a-RUN-doh)(DON-aks):
Apocynaceae::Burgundy Vinca minor:A good ground cover plant for the shaded areas having a nice rich burgundy flowers.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):
Pinaceae::Blue Totem Pole Spruce:A slow growing pyramidal Spruce with powder blue foliage in the cooler parts of the growing season.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
Oleaceae:oleaceae syringia vulgaris:Common Purple Lilac, Common Lilac:A vintage plant that is still a good addition to the landscape. This Lilac is tall with a wide spread and prefers a sunny location.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):6.05.02 5.1.05
Ranunculaceae::Clematis herbaceous group:This group is either totally herbaceous or form sub-shrubs.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Aceraceae::Princeton Gold Norway maple:A Norway Maple cultivar with yellow foliage.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
Liliaceae::Splendens Tiger Lily:A Tiger Lily type bulb with red orange flowers.::
Rosaceae::Lowfast Cotoneaster, Lowfast Bearberry Cotoneaster:A low growing Cotoneaster with stiff horizontal branches. Good form creeping over rocks and tumbling down garden areas.:(ko-tone-EE-aster)(DAM-eri):
Asclepiadaceae::Hindu Rope Plant, Hindu Rope, Hindu Rope Hoya:A variety of the Wax Plant (Hoya) with contorted dark green leaves.:(HOY-ah)(car-NOH-sah):
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae aquilegia alpina:Alpine Columbine:An easy to grow dark blue flowering Columbine for the full sun to semi-shaded areas of the garden.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):6.22.02 5.11.05, 10.07.05
Nyctaginaceae::Lime Light 4 O' clock Flower:A tender perennial grown as annual. Has chartreuse foliage accented with red flowers. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(mi-RA-bi-liss)(ha-LA-pa):
Osmundaceae::Interupted Fern:An easy to grow large upright fern. Interrupted fern gets its name from the brown fertile pinnae, which "interrupt" the green sterile leaflets on the larger fronds. :(os-MUN-duh):04.20.06
Calycanthaceae ::Sweet Bush, Carolina Allspice:::
Papilionaceae::Babtisia Carolina Moonlight:A vigorous, easy to grow long lived perennial.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Crassulaceae::Jaws Sedum:A sport of Sedum Autumn Joy with serrated incurred leaves that look like Jaws.::
Apiaceae::Eryngium Jade Frost, Jade Frost Sea Holly, Jade Frost Dwarf Sea Holly:A striking perennial with a blue colored flower and flower parts plus the variegated foliage.:(e-RIN-ji-um):
Scrophulariaceae::Croftway Coral Princess Phygelius:A newer Phygelius cultivar with salmon pink flowers and stronger stems.:(fye-geal-EE-us)(ee-KWA-liss):
Asteraceae::Star Clusters Coreopsis:Large white to creamy white flowers. A purple eye will develop at the base of the petals in color weather. Part of the Big Bang series.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Cupressaceae::Gold Coast Juniper:A larger spreading Juniper with gold colored foliage. Reported to bean improvement over Old Gold Juniper:(ju-NIP-er-us):
Asteraceae::Gaillardia Mesa series:A of Gaillardia on compact plants.:(gal-LARD-ee-uh):
Solanaceae::Browallia Blue Bells:A cascading plant with blue star shaped flowers:(bro-WAL-ee-ah)(spee-see-OH-sa):
Asteraceae::Dahlia Bishop of Llandaff:A heirloom Dahlia with dark scarlet flowers and almost black foliage.:(DAHL-ya)(DAL-ee-ah):
Valerianaceae::Garden Heliotrope, Common Valerian, All-heal:A tall plant that has been popular over the years as a medicinal herb.:(va-le-ree-AH-na)(oh-FISH-i-nah-lis):
Violaceae::Viola Ultima Morpho, Pansy Ultima Morpho:A Pansy with large blue and gold flowers. :(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
Ranunculaceae::Diamonds Blue Delphinium:A short lived compact Delphinium with panicles of blue flowers. Has more of a rounded flower panicle as opposed to the vertical flowers we think of Delphiniums having.:(del-FIN-ee-um):
Caryophyllaceae::Creeping Baby's Breath :A low growing Baby's Breath for full sun well drained soils. Good for edging and cascading over walls.:(jipp-SOFF-ill-uh)(REE-penz):
Ericaceae::Mandarin Lights Rhododendron:A cultivar of the Northern Lights series with bright, deep orange flowers.:(roo-do-DEN-dron):
::Garden with Alliums:Ornamental Onions used in gardens.::
Caprifoliaceae ::Fragrant Viburnum album:A medium to large shrub with white flowers early in the spring that can be damaged from late frosts.:(vy-BER-num):4.30.05
Pinaceae:pinaceae tsuga canadensis new gold:New Gold Hemlock, New Gold Canadian Hemlock:New spring foliage is golden, fading to green for the winter.:(tsuu-ga)(can-a-DEN-sis):01.15.03 5.6.05
Araceae::Tropic Snow Dieffenbachia, Tropic Snow Dumb Cane:A large growing member of the Dumb Cane with white variegated leaves. All parts of the plants are poisonous.:(deef-en-BACH-ee-uh):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta wide brim:Hosta Wide Brim:A medium Hosta with glaucose blue-green leaves with a wide creamy irregular margin.::4.26.05
Juglandaceae::Shagbark Hickory, Shellbark Hickory, Scalybark Hickory:A large growing native tree producing an edible fruit.::
:horticulture building raised beds::This contains a series of slides explaining how to make a raised bed out of 2 by 4's.::4.5.5
Ulmaceae:ulmaceae celtis occidentalis:Common Hackberry:A large, tough durable tree. Can with stand the dirt and crime of the cities:(SELL-tis)(ok-si-den-TALL-lis):7.3.05
Liliaceae::Hosta Stiletto:Truly a groundcover Hosta producing a large amount of small narrow variegated leaves. A good Hosta for edging the shade garden::
Lamiaceae ::Nicoletta Swedish Ivy:A soft gray foliaged, trailing Swedish ivy.:(plec-TRAN-thus):02.16.06
Ulmaceae::Wredei Golden Elm, Golden Elm:A narrow slow growing upright Elm with golden yellow foliage that will hold up through out the growing season.::
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae astillbe arendsii:Astillbe ardendsii and japonica hybrids:This group contains many of the plants that are considered the old stand-bys of Astillbe.::6.1.05
Ginkgoaceae::Witches Broom Ginkgo:A dwarf form of Ginkgo found on a "Witches Broom" growth of a normal tree.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Caprifoliaceae ::Witherod Viburnum, Swamp Viburnum, Appalachian Tea Viburnum, Swamp Blackhaw, Wild Raisin, False Paraguay Tea:A hardy medium sized shrub with one of the best ornamental fruit displays of the Viburnums.:(vy-BER-num)(kas-i-NOY-dez):
Liliaceae:liliaceae tulipa parrot:Parrot Tulips:The Parrot Tulips produce large flowers with heavily fringed and scalloped petals, blooming mid to late season. The blooms start off almost completely green and change to their color as they open. Because of the large flowers they need a protected area.::03.21.03 4.27.05
Begoniaceae::Posy Wahl Begonia:An upright Begonia with deep pink pendulous flowers.: :
Rosaceae ::Canadian Burnet:A vigorous tall perennial with white flowers.:(san-gwi-SOR-ba)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
Lamiaceae::White Creeping Thyme:An unusual form of Creeping Thyme with white flowers.:(TY-mus)(pray-koks):
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum kamtschaticum:Sedum kamtschaticum, Orange Stone Crop, Kamchatka Sedum:A low growing, indestructible plant with yellow flowers.::6-2-01 6.16.05
Ulmaceae::Regal Elm:An hybrid Elm introduced by the the University of Wisconsin with resistance to Dutch Elm disease.:(UL-mus):
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria trifasciata moonshine:Sansevieria Moonshine, Moonglo Sansevieria:A medium sized plant with silver leaves. :(san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(try-fask-ee-AH-tuh):4.26.05
Rosaceae:rosaceae cotoneaster hessei:Cotoneaster Hessei:A hardy hybrid Cotoneaster cultivar with reddish-pink flowers and green leaves that change to burgundy in the fall.:(ko-tone-EE-aster):5.14.05
Salicaceae ::Cottet Willow, Streamco Willow, Dwarf Banker's Willow:A low growing Willow. with stems rooting where they touch the soil.:(SAY-liks):
Asteraceae::Hardy Ageratum, Mist Flower:A perennial with flowers that look like an Ageratum. Can be aggressive spreading by rhizomes:(yew-pa-TOR-ee-um)(sow-les-TEN-um):
Agavaceae::Bear Grass:Very similar to the Yucca filamentosa, which is more common in the trade.::
Brassicaceae ::Snow Cushion Candytuft:A compact, mounding Candytuft prized for its spectacular display of white flowers.:(eye-BEER-is)(sem-per-VY-renz):
Liliaceae:liliaceae haworthis:Haworthia:A nice small, relatively easy to grow succulent plant. Perfect size for the window sill garden.::4.22.05
Cupressaceae::Fairview Juniper:A fast growing upright Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Poaceae ::Red Baron Japanese Blood Grass:A red leaf grass that grows best in full sun moist to wet conditions.:(im-per-AH-tah):
Pinaceae::Inversa Norway Spruce:A Spruce that can be trained on a pole to create a graceful weeping plant or left to form a large prostrate carpet.:(PIE-see-uh)(AY-beez):
Asteraceae::Sanvitalia Sunbini:Trailing stems covered with small yellow flowers and a greenish center make this plant a good ground cover, hanging basket or container plant.:(san-vi-TAY-lee-ah)(spee-see-OH-sah):
Ericaceae::Purple Gem Rhododendron:A smaller evergreen Rhododendronn with purple flowers.::
Moraceae::Osage Orange, Hedge Apple, Bois d'arc :A tough, durable tree not common in the landscape. Produces a "brain-like" fruit.:(ma-KLU-ra)(poh-MIF-er-a):06.22.06
Malvaceae::Hardy Hibiscus cultivars:A hardy Hibiscus with large white flowers.::
Pinaceae::Pusch Norway Spruce, Acrocona Pusch, Acrozwerg’, Acrocona Nana:A very slow growing Norway Spruce cultivar with bright red cones in the spring.::
Lamiaceae::Genovese Basil, Genovese Sweet Basil:A popular Basil cultivar with authentic flavor and appearance.:(OSS-ih-mum):
Alliaceae::Ozawa Allium:A nice clumping, shorter ornamental Allium.:(AL-ee-um):
:critters::This section contains pictures of animal figures used to embellish the garden or landscape. ::4.5.5
Sapindaceae::Love in a Puff, Balloon Vine, Heart Seed:The main reason for growing this plant is its puffy seed pod along with the black seeds with white heart shaped marking. Is listed as noxious in many warm areas,:(kar-dee-oh-SPER-mum)(hal-ee-KAY-ka-bum):
Betulaceae::Common Alder, Black Alder, Tag Alder, European Alder:A tree that tolerates wet areas but will tolerate average soils to wet soil levels.:(AL-nus)(glue-ti-NO-sa):
Asteraceae::Candy Stripe Cosmos:A large annuals with 2-3 inch flowers. The birds love the seeds.:(KOZ-mos):
Lamiaceae::Wedgewood Thyme, English Wedgewood Thyme:A low growing ground cover good for full sun dry sites in rock gardens with the added feature of yellow leaves with a green edge. :(THI-mus)(vul-GA-ris):
Primulaceae::Scarlett Pimpernel, Pimpernel:he native weed can be grown as an ornamental producing a profuse amount of orange flowers.:(a-NA-ga-lis):
Saxifragaceae::Gloria Purpurea Astillbe:A light purple/rose colored Astilbe.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Rosaceae::Flower Carpet Pink Rose:A very floriferous rose used as a ground cover, short vine or cascading planted. Loaded with pink flowers throughout the entire season.:(RO-sa):
Cupressaceae::Columnaris Aurea Chinese Arborvitae:A columnar yellow foliage shrub.::
Rubiaceae::Partridge-berry, Partridgeberry, Squawvine, Twinberry, Winter Clover:A low creeping plant with small white flowers and bright red berries.::
Campanulaceae:campanulaceae platycodon grandiflorus:Mariesii Balloon Flower:The swelling of the flower buds before they open give this plant a special appeal. Grows best in full sun.:(plat-ee-KO-don) (gran-dih-FLOR-us):4.12.05
Lamiaceae::Salvia Mystic Blue:One of the earlier blooming Salvia farinacea cultivars. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(SAL-vee-a)(fa-rih-NAY-see-a):
Asteraceae:asteracea helichrysum petiolare petite:Petite Licorice Plant, Trailing Dusty Miller:A foliage plant with slender stems and soft, velvety leaves of silver. Can be allowed to trail out of pots and baskets.:(he-lee-KRIS-um)(pe-tee-o-LA-ree):
Saxifragaceae::Red Sentinel Astilbe:A medium to tall Astilbe with deep red flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Boraginaceae::Langtree Brunnera, Aluminum Spot Brunnera Langtree For Get Me Not, Langertree False For Get Me Not:A good ground cover plant for the moist shade:(BRUN-a-ra)(mak-ro-FIL-a):
Hemerocallidaceae:liliaceae hemerocallis stella d' oro:Daylily Stella D' Oro:This was the first of the "repeat bloom" Daylily's to be developed. Extremely popular by both landscapers and home owners.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):4.22.05
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium maculatum:Spotted Geranium, Wild Geranium:An easy to grow, common, woodland wildflower.::4.18.05
Araceae:araceae syngonium podophylum emerald gem:Emerald Gem:This very easy to grow plant is a climbing vine in its natural habitat. There are many cultivars with different leaf colors and shapes.:(sin-GO-nee-um)(po-do-FI-lum):4.9.5. 01.29.06
Asteraceae::Rice Flower, Sago Bush, White Dogwood, Pill Flower:A tender perennial with white flowers and fine foliage.:(oh-zo-THAM-nus)(dy-ohs-mih-FOH-lee-us):
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae lamium maculatum breedham's white:Lamium Beedham's White:A Lamium with yellow foliage and white flowers.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):12.30.03 4.21.05
Boraginaceae::Chinese For Get Me Not, Chinese Hound's Tooth, Hound's Tooth:A cultivated more compact form of the Chinese For Get Me Not. Reported to self seed all over the garden.:(sy-no-gloss-um) (ah-MA-bi-lee):
Rosaceae::Ron Mcbeth Potentilla:An improved version of the older Miss Willmot Potentilla. Has carmine red flowers on sprawling stems.:(ne-pa-LEN-sis):
Ericaceae::Japanese Rhododendron:A species Rhododendron that is hardy to zone #5.:(roh-doe-DEN-dron)(jah-PON-i-cum):
Araceae:araceae arisema triphyllum:Jack-in-the-Pulpit, Bog Onion, Brown Dragon, Indian turnip, American Wake Robin, Wild Turnip:A native wild flower forming a green or purple brown hooded spathe.::
Caprifoliaceae::Cayuga Viburnum:A medium shrub with an abundance of white flowers in the spring.:(vy-BER-num)(kar-LEE-see-eye):
Ericaceae::Landmark Rhododendron:A large red flowering Rhododendron.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
:pots of plants wooden containers and pots::::4.5.5
Rosaceae:avens x borisii:Geum Borisi, Boris Avens:A small plant that produces orange flowers on 9-12 inch wiry stems in the late spring.:(JEE-um):08.04.02 4.11.5
Magnoliaceae::Merrill Magnolia:A medium Magnolia with large white flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah)(LEEB-ner-eye):
Boraginaceae::Pulmonaria Raspberry Splash:A Pulmonaria with silver marked foliage and raspberry-coral flowers.:(pul-muh-NAIR-ee-uh:
Piperaceae ::Felted Pepperface:A tough little indoor plant with soft felt covered leaves. ::
Labiatae:labiatae glechoma hederaceae:Ground Ivy, Creeping Charlie, Gill-over-the-ground:A plant that goes by many names. When it gets into a person's lawn it goes by many off color names that I can't print.::7-14-01 04.21.05
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Pink Feather:Masses of single pink flowers with featherly edge.:(dye-AN-thus)(grah-tee-an-o-po-li-TAH-nus):
Acanthaceae:acanthaceae thunbergia alata:Black-eyed Susan Vine:A fast growing vine that works well in hanging baskets, climbing up a trellis or tumbling out of containers. Does best in morning sun and shade during the hotter part of the day.::6.10.03, 11.21.02 4.7.5
Loganiaceae::Dark Knight Butterfly Bush:A Butterfly Bush with very dark purple flowers:(bud-LEE-a)(day-VID-ee-a):
Rosaceae::Aruncus Misty Lace, Misty Lace Goat's Beard:A compact Goats beard, reaching only about 1/3 the size of the species Aruncus dioicus:(a-RUN-kus):
Caprifoliaceae::Autumn Jazz Viburnum:A hardy Arrowwood Viburnum cultivar.:(vy-BER-num):
Araceae::Black Coral Elephant Ears:Elephant Ears with very dark, glossy, almost black foliage.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
Commelinaceae:commelinaceae setcreasea purpurea:Purple Heart:An easy to grow indoor plant with deep purple colored leaves.:(set-KREE-see-ah)(PAL-ih-duh):4.15.05
Buxaceae::Mt. Bruno Boxwood:An extra hardy small Boxwood.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta green gold:Hosta Green and Gold:A medium sized green Hosta with a thin irregular creamy margin. An older cultivar. ::4.24.05
Aceraceae::Emerald Lustre Norway Maple:A fast growing Norway Maple cultivar.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
Papaveraceae::Falling in Love Poppy, Falling in Love Flanders Poppy:A hardy annual with semi and fully double blooms in all shades of red, plus pink and white.:(pa-PA-ver)(ro-EE-as):
:horticulture designing front yards house 1:House 1:This section contains a series of pictures illustrating different ways to design a front entrance of a house. Some text has been added but mainly I use this as part of a presentation in my workshop "Designing the Front Yard"::4.5.5
Lamiaceae::Cinnamon Basil, Mexican Spice Basil:A basil with cinnamon scented leaves.::
Asteraceae::Mahogany Midget Coreopsis:A dwarf red annual Coreopsis that produces an abundance of flowers throughout the growing season.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Golden Sphere:A free flowering compact Coreopsis. Forms a small mound covered with golden yellow flowers.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Liliaceae ::Magenta Dracaena:A cultivar of Red Edge Dracaena with dark magenta edges to the leaves.::
Poaceae::Sapphire Blue Oats Grass:A clump forming grass with glaucous blue foliage. Sapphire is reported to be a better form of the species. Many people think they are the same.:(hel-ik-toh-TREE-kon):
Lamiaceae::Gold Edge Lemon Thyme :A low growing Thyme with lemon scented foliage. :(TY-muss):
Geraniaceae::Lady Plymouth Scented Geranium:A rose scented Geranium with deeply cut, white edged gray leaves.:(pe-lar-GO-nee-um)(grav-ee-OH-lens):04.14.06
Cactaceae:cactaceae astrophytum myriostigma:Star Cactus, Bishops Cap, Bishops Cap Cactus:Give this plant full sunlight on a warm window, watch the watering and it is an easy plant to grow.::4.12.5
Lamiaceae::Limelight Catmint:A yellow foliage colored Catmint with blue flowers. Reported no to be as aggressive as many of the other Catmints.:(NEP-eh-tuh)(fah-SEN-ee-eye):
Rosaceae::Flower Carpet Amber Rose:A low maintenance ground cover Rose with amber flowers.:(ROE-sah):
:edging brick::This sections shows how brick can be used to edge an area in the landscape.::4.5.5
Scrophulariaceae::Hot Lips Pink Turtle Head:An improved Turtle Head with deeper pink flowers. Best grown in moist sites.:(chel-O-nee)(rhymes with baloney "North Creek Nursery")(lie-ON-ee-eye):
Saxifragaceae::Firefly Coral Bells, Firefly Heuchera, Leuchkafe:A vigorus green foliage Heuchera with deep red flowers. One of my favorite green leaf Heuchera.:(HEW-ker-a):
Cupressaceae::Berckmans Golden Arborvitae:A golden yellow to yellow colored, globose shaped semi-dwarf evergreen.::
Asteraceae::Red Boy Cornflower:A cottage garden annual with rosy-red bachelor buttons flowers.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh):
Asteraceae::Fatal Attraction Cone Flower:A purple magenta colored cone flower.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah) :
Araceae::Heart of the Jungle Elephant Ears, Heart of the Jungle Colocosia:A Elephant Ears with red petioles that remind me of Rhubarb. A perennial in zone 8 or more, treated as a tender perennial in cooler climates and as an annual in cold climates.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
Berberidaceae:berberidaceae berberis thunbergii var. atropurpurea nana:Crimson Pygmy Barberry, Little Gem Barberry, Little Beauty Barberry, Little Beauty Barberry:A great slow growing, small red leaf plant. Beware of the spiny stems.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-BER-jee-a):
Asteraceae::Purple Bush Eupatorium:A dwarf more compact cultivar of Eupatorium.:(yew-pa-TOR-ee-um)(mack-u-LAY-tum) :
Plantaginaceae:plantaginaceae plantago major:Broadleaf Plantain:A perennial weed of lawns and waste places.::07.06.03 5.7.05
Cyperaceae::Silver Scepter Sedge:A clumping forming, fine texture, variegated sedge for the shaded areas of the garden:(KAIR-eks)(mor-ROW-ee-eye):
Rosaceae::Hoppa Flowering Crab, Hopa Crab:An older cultivar that suffers from many of the disease problems plaguing ornamental crab trees.::
Asteraceae:compositae zinnia angustifolia:Star Mix Zinnia:A different type of Zinnia with much smaller flowers on shorter plants.::5.16.05
Asteraceae::Ageratum corymbosum, Flattop Ageratum, Butterfly Mist,:An Ageratum not commonly found for sale.:(ad-jur-RAY-tum)(kor-rim-BOW-sum):
Caprifoliaceae::Fragrant Viburnum:An early blooming Viburnum with pink buds opens to pink to white flowers.:(vy-BER-num)(FAR-er-eye):
Ranunculaceae::Orange Princess Trollius:A early spring blooming plant with globular deep orange flowers.:(TROL-i-us)(kul-TOR-um):
Rosaceae::Cameo Flowering Quince:A double peach flowering Flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez)(ja-PON-i-ka):
Brassicaceae::Common Dog Mustard, Dog Mustard:An escaped plant commonly found in disturbed areas.::
Rosaceae:rosaceae spiraea japonica little princess:Spirea Little Princess:A short, narrow spreading shrub with light pink flowers.::5-23-01, 5-26-01 5.15.05
Pinaceae::Blue Dwarf Serbian Pine:A dwarf conifer with bright red inflorescence's.:(PIE-nus)(POO-mil-uh):
Ranunculaceae::Delphinium Guardian series :Guardian series was bred for uniform flowers, early blossoms and sturdy plants.:(del-FIN-ee-um):
Lamiaceae::Morning Blush Stachys, Morning Blush Big Betony:A Stachys with spikes of white pink flushed flowers.::
Hydrangeaceae::Tough Stuff Mountain Hydrangea:A new improved version of the Mountain Hydrangea.:(hi-DRAN-gee-ah)(ser-RA-tah):
Asteraceae::Classic Fantastic Cornflower, Classic Magic Cornflower, Classic Romantic Cornflower:An heirloom group of Cornflowers.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh):
Crassulaceae::Crassula socialis:An interesting mat forming succulent with succulent leaves arranged in a four rank. (This plant was labeled as C. socialis. I think it should be Crassula perforata ???)::
Caprifoliaceae::Viburnum Aureum:A golden yellow leaved Viburnum.::
Araceae::Black Stem Elephant Ears:A large tropical plant with dark almost black stems and large leaves. Grown as an annual in colder hardiness zones.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh) :
Hamamelidaceae::Vernal Witch Hazel:An early blooming large shrub. ::12.07.05
Iridaceae::George Davidson Crocosmia, Yellow Montbretia :A yellow blooming Crocosmia:(kroh-KOZ-mee-uh):
Ranunculaceae::Barlow Columbines:A series of spurless Columbine with frilly double flowers.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a)(vul-GAH-ris):
Crassulaceae::Cascade Stonecrop, Old Mans Bones:A low growing succulent hardy perennial.::
Polemoniaceae::Phlox Magnificence:A 3 foot plant topped with dark pink flowers.:(flox):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Golden Teardrop:A ground hugging Sedum with lime green foliage.:(SEE-dum)(lin-AIR-ee):
:hard surfaces walks/paths brick patterns::Different patterns that can be used in brick walks.::4.5.5
Amaryllidaceae::Silver Lace Society Garlic, Silver Lace Violet Tulbaghia:A tender bulb many times grown in containers. Even when not in bloom the mound of variegated foliage is attractive.:(tul-BAY-gee-uh) (vy-oh-LAH-see-uh):
Rosaceae ::Golden Elf Spirea:A small bright yellow colored Spirea.:(spy-REE-ah):
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae aquilegia canadensis little lanterns:Aqulegia Little Lanterns:A shorter, compact version of Aquilegia canadensis:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):5.11.05
Fabaceae::Pink Fountains Bush Clover:Masses of rosy pink flowers cause the flowering branches of this plant to arch over. Treated as a woody shrub in warmer regions and a herbaceous perennial in the colder regions.:(les-pe-DE-za)(thun-BER-je-eye):
Ranunculaceae::Hillside Black Cimicifuga:A tall back of the border perennial with deep purple almost black foliage and fragrant flowers.:(sim-i-SIF-u-ga)(ra-MOH-sa):
Liliaceae::Hosta Diana Remembered:A medium to large white edged Hosta named after the late Diana, Princess of Wales.::
Hydrangeaceae::Hydrangea Unique:An improved Panicle hydrangea type with white flowers in the late summer early fall.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Oxalidaceae:oxalidaceae oxalis regnellii propagation series:Oxalis:This section contains pictures of propagating Oxalis by dividing the bulbs.::5.1.05
:::Things to gaze into.::4.5.5
Aceraceae::Jade Glenn Maple:An improved cultivar of the Norway Maple.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja:White Cedar, Arborvitae:This section contains pictures of "Arborvitae" that have been used in different landscapes spots.::5.17.05
Fumariaceae:fumariaceae dicentra king of hearts:King of Hearts Bleeding Hearts:One of the better Dicentra hybrids to appear on the market in recent years.::5.18.05
Liliaceae::White Flowering Grape Hyacinth:A white flowering form of the more common blue Grape Hyacinth::
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon Rondo:A hybrid seed strain with a variety of colors.:(pen-STE-mon):
Verbenaceae:verbenaceae lantana:Lantana:A group of semi-evergreen shrubs that are commonly used in hanging baskets and outdoor pots. Hardy in 7-8 south grown as an annual elsewhere.:(lan-TAN-ah):4.21.05
Agavaceae::Spoon Yucca, Desert Spoon, Common Sotol:A long lived low maintenance plant that thrives in heat and dry sites.::
Aizoaceae:aizoaceae pleiospilos bolusii:Living Rock Plant:Pleiospilos belongs to a group of plants called stone-mimicry plants. Their leaves resemble the stones and pebbles of the area they are native too. In the wild they lie half buried in the soil, making the leaves virtually invisible to the hungry herbivores of the region. :(plee-oh-SPIL-os):10.18.02 5.7.5
Cyperaceae::Bicknell’s Sedge, Copper Shouldered Oval Sedge :A prairie sedge that is found growing in both wet river bottoms and drier areas.:(KAIR-ex):
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon Iron Maiden, Scarlet Bugler Penstemon:A medium to tall perennial with bright scarlet spikes of pendulous tubular flowers. A xeriscapic plant.:(pen-STE-mon)(bar-BAY-tus):09.23.05
Rosaceae:rosaceae rosa fairy rose:Fairy Rose, The Fairy Rose:An antique polyanthus rose. Produces a profusion of soft pink flowers throughout the growing season.::5.16.05
Aceraceae::Red Maple, Swamp Maple:A native Maple tolerating diverse growing conditions.:(AYE-cer)(RUE-brum):
Polemoniaceae::Abscess Root, Creeping or Spreading Jacob's Ladder, False Jacob's Ladder, American :A native wildflower found growing in rich woodsy, moist soils.:(po-le-MOH-nee-um):
Asteraceae:asteraceae silphinum perfoliatum:Cup plant:The opposite leaves of this tall prairie plant form a cup that holds water.:(SIL-phee-um):08.13.02 4.11.5
Aceraceae::Hedge Maple:::
Poaceae::Albo striata Hakone Grass:A form of Hakone grass with white variegation.:(hah-koh-neh-KLOH-ah)(MAK-rah):
Saxifragaceae ::Astillbe Ostrich Plume, Astillbe Straussenfeder:An interesting Astilbe with arching plumes of light pink flower heads.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Fabaceae::Pauline Lily Redbud:A light pink colored Redbud.:(SER-cis)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
Plumbaginaceae::Bloodstone Armeria, Bloodstone Thrift:A Thrift with purplish pink colored flowers.:(ar-MEER-i-ah):
Begoniaceae ::Sinbad Begonia:A beautiful angel wing type Begonia with pebbled surface, silver green foliage with tinges of red over tones. :(be-GON-yuh):
Rosaceae::Rubriflora Flowering Quince:A single red flowering Flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez):
Fumariaceae::Dicentra Burning Hearts:The red heart shaped flowers are lined with white creating an interesting contrast to the flower.:(dy-SEN-truh):
Asteraceae::Ruby Giant Coneflower:A Coneflower with large ruby colored non drooping flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Caprifoliaceae ::Weigela White Knight:A medium sized white flowering Weigela.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon smallii, Smalls Penstemon:A short lived perennial with orchid to red violet flowers. Good for full sun, drier spots.::
Dryopteridaceae::Leather Wood Fern, Marginal Wood Fern, Marginal Shield Fern:A sturdy upright fern for moist shady conditions.:(dry-OP-ter-iss) :
Scrophulariaceae::Orange Flirtation Twin Spur:A true orange flower on compact plants.:(dy-ASS-ee-uh):
Asteraceae:asteraceae ratibda pinnata:Gray headed Cone Flower Yellow Cone Flower, Prairie Cone Flower:A stunning native, midsummer blooming perennial.:(ruh-TIB-ih-duh):4.10.5
Dryopteridaceae::Male Fern:A hardy easy to grow native fern. Very adaptable to different sites.:(dry-OP-ter-iss):02.0506
Asteraceae::Red Romaine:A red leaf Romaine lettuce also known as Cos Lettuce. Good to add colors to your salad.::
Asteraceae::Dwarf Curry Plant:A dwarf version of the Curry plant.:(he-lee-KRIS-um):
Cyperaceae::Rosey Sedge, Golden Star Sedge, Curly-styled Wood Sedge:A native sedge with ornamental seed pods.:(KAIR-ex):
Oleaceae::Chinese Lilac, Rouen Lilac:A Chinese Lilac with pink flowers.:(si-RING-gah):
Liliaceae ::Dracaena Lemon Lime:A Dracaena Warneckie cultivar with a lemon yellow edge.::02.01.05
Rosaceae ::Flowering Almound, Double Flowering Plum:Double pink flowers early in the spring on a medium sized single stemmed shrub.:(PRUU-nus):
Rosaceae:rosaceae sorbus aucuparia:European Mountain Ash:A very showy tree but plagued by problems caused from stress, heat and lack of moisture.:(Sor-bus)(aw-ku-PA-ria):5.16.05
Chenopodiaceae::Swiss Chard:A colorful edible vegetable that can find a place in your annual garden. Pull off the outer young leaves and eat in a salad or cook like spinach. Packed full of good nutritional stuff.:(BET-uh)(vul-GAIR-iss):
Calycanthaceae:: Venus Sweetshrub:A white blooming Sweet Bush.:(kal-ee-KAN-thus):
Plantaginaceae::Rocky Mountain Penstemon, Porch Penstemon:A native hardy, long lived medium tall Penstemon.:(pen-STE-mon):
Liliaceae::Aloe Minibelle, Tiger Jaws Aloe:A nice dwarf Aloe. Looks are deceiving; the fierce looking thorns are actually fleshy.::
Rosaceae ::Church Steeples, Agrimony, Sticklewort, Cocklebur, Harvest Lice:A plant that has been used medicinally and has a yellow dye. ::
Poaceae ::Variegated Maiden Grass:A large Miscanthus with white striped leaves.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis) :
:::A few pictures of a 200 square foot patio.::
Brassicaceae::Running Rock Cress:Forms a dark green mat of foliage from which rises a mass of white flowers.:(AR-ah-bis)((proo-KUR-enz):
Balsaminaceae:balsaminaceae impatien walleriana double impatien photo album:Double Impatiens:A photo album of different double Impatiens.::07.12.03 4.11.5
Poaceae:poaceae hystrix patula:Bottle Brush Grass:Woodland grass that gets 3-5 feet tall growing in the shaded areas of the woods.::08.13.02 5.7.05
Verbenaceae::Hoary Vervain:A native wild flower that is suitable for the perennial garden.::
Crassulaceae:: Echeveria Perle Von Nürnberg':A beautiful rosette-forming succulent with interestingly pale grayish brown with pink highlights.:(ech-e-VER-i-a):
Aceraceae::Fassens Black Maple:A Norway Maple cultivar with dark leaves similar to Crimson King.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
Taxodiaceae:taxodiaceae taxus gold tip yew:Gold Tip Yew:A Yew with bright gold tips in the spring.:(TAKS-us):07.28.03 6.25.05
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria trifasciata silver hahnii:Silver Hahnii Sansevieria, Silver Birds Nest Sansevieria, Gilt-Edge Sansevieria:A neat, compact, birdsnest type Sansevieria. :(san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(try-fask-ee-AH-tuh):4.27.05
Polemoniaceae::Mt Fujiyama Phlox:A large garden Phlox with large trusses of white flowers.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae aurinia saxatilis:Basket-of-Gold, Perennial Alyssum, Golden Tuffy Madwort:A perennial that grows best in full sun, well drained sites. Good rock garden or wall plant.::07.12.03 4.11.05
Salicaceae::Geyers Willow, Silver Willow:A small Willow for a full sun wet to moist site.:(SAY-lik):
Rosaceae ::Limemound Spirea:A small mounding shrub with bright lime yellow foliage in the spring.::06.19.06
::Perennial Gardens with Hosta:Perennial gardens featuring Hosta::
Violaceae::Viola Pandora's Box, Pansy Pandora's Box:A florific blooming Pansy loaded with pastel toned flowers.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum kamtschaticum v middendorffianum:Sedum middendorffianum, Middendorf Stonecrop:A delicate member of the Sedum kamtschaticum group.::4.4.5
Cactaceae::Sonora Barrel, Coville's Barrel Cactus, Emory's Barrel Cactus, Traveler's Friend :A barrel Cactus in the Ferocatus genus.:(fer-oh-KAK-tus):
Cyperaceae ::Leather Leaf Sedge:A clump forming bronze colored sedge. Grown as an annual in zone #5.:(KAIR-ex)(boo-kah-NAN-ee-eye):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Veluwe Se Wakel:::
Betulaceae ::Purple Weeping Birch:An unnamed cultivar with dark purple leaves of Betula pendula.:(Bet-u-lah)(PEN-due-la):
:::::4.5.5
Liliaceae::Mouse Ears Hosta:A small cute Hosta with blue foliage.::
Bromeliaceae:bromeliaceae vriesea named cultivars:Vriesea :A group of easy to grow Bromeliads. Very adaptable to indoor conditions.:(VREE-zee-uh):
Saxifragaceae::Sprite Astillbe:A short Astilbe with airy panicles of shell pink flowers.:(as-TIL-bee):
Grossulariaceae:grossulariaceae ribes alpinum:Alpine Current:A hardy parking lot plant that is commonly used for hedges.:(RI-bez)(al-PIE-num):4.18.05
Piperaceae:piperaceae piper ornatum:Celebes Pepper, Ornamental Pepper:A vine with colorful heart-shaped leaves.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh):5.7.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae trillium luteum:Yellow Trillium, Yellow Wake Robin:A beautiful Trillium reaching up to 18" tall with yellow flowers. An ephemeral wildflower.::5.15.02 4.27.05
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae juniperus sabina calgary carpet:Calgary Carpet Juniper:A low growing, wide spreading shrub for the full sun areas of the yard.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(sa-BEE-na):5.15.05
Cupressaceae::Savin Juniper:A low growing wide spreading Juniper with green foliage throughout the entire year.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(sa-BEE-na):
Poaceae::Japanese Silver Grass Rigoletto, Miscnthus Rigoletto:A shorter, compact variegated Miscanthus grass.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
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Rosaceae:rosaceae cotoneaster multiflorus:Many Flowered Cotoneaster:A large white flowering shrub that needs lots of space. Can grow into a very large shrub.:(ko-tone-EE-aster):5.14.05
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae lamium maculatum pink pewter:Lamiun Pink Pewter:A low growing, medium spreading plant that will add a splash of color to the semi-shaded areas of the garden. Received an excellent rating at the Chicago Botanic Gardens Lamium trials.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):11-17-01 4.21.05
Malvaceae:malvaceae hibiscus syriacus:Rose of Sharon, Shrub Althea, Mallow:A medium to large shrub for full sun areas of the yard. Flowers late in the summer when few other shrubs are blooming. There are dozens of cultivars available::3.16.02, 3.26.05
Cannaceae::Canna South Pacific Scarlet:A seed grown Canna with an extended bloom period.::
Asteraceae :asteraceae helichrysum petiolare limelight:Lime Light Licorice Plant:A yellow colored Licorice Plant. ::
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria trifasciata laurentii futura:Sansevieria Futura:A medium sized plant with wide banded leaves that have a thin gold margin. :san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(try-fask-ee-AH-tuh):4.27.05
Ranunculaceae ::Anemone Serenade:A vigorous dark pink fall blooming Anemone.:(a-NEM-oh-nee):
Violaceae::White Wood Violet:A white flowering form of the more common Blue Wood Violet.::
Z Liliaceae::Catherdral Windows:::
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae astillbe thunbergii:Astilbe Morheims Glory:Pale lavender flowers on 4 foot tall stems.:(ah-STIL-bee)(chi-NEN-sis):6.1.05
Cyperaceae::King Tut Cypress:A fast growing Rush that likes moist to wet sites.:(sy-PEER-us)(pah-PEYE-rus):
Poaceae::American Beach Grass, Dune grass, Marram grass:A grass common to sand dunes across the US. The dense hummocks collect blowing sand and the rhizomatous nature help stabilize a beach:(Am-MO-phi-la):
Fabaceae::Gallery series Lupine, Gallery Lupine:A series of compact Lupine Coming in about 10 colors. Lupines can be very picky about their growing conditions.:(luu-PIE-nus):
Rosaceae::Valiant Callery Pear:A shorter compact version of the Cleveland Callery Pear.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
Poaceae::Minuett Miscanthus, Japanese Silver Grass Minuett:One of the shorter smaller Miscanthus (Japanese Silver Grass) available.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Violaceae::Confederate Violet, Woolly Blue Violet:A white flowering form of the more common Blue Wood Violet, with a purple blotch in the center of the flowers.::
Papaveraceae::Greater Celandine, Tetterwort:An introduced wild flower with yellow flowers has become ecologically invasive.:(kel-ee-DON-ee-um MAY-jus):
Asteraceae:asteraceae achillea filipendulina parkers variety:Parker's Variety Yarrow:A tall perennial for the full sun area of the garden.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(fil-i-pen-due-LI-na):4.9.5
Z Liliaceae::Fire and Ice Hosta:::
Liliaceae::I'm So Blue Hosta:A medium to large Hosta with cupped blue leaves.::
Orchidaceae:orchidaceae spiranthes cernua:Nodding Ladies' Tresses:The spiraled arrangement of the flowers on the stem, give this plant a special charm.::12.29.02 5.1.05
Caryophyllaceae::Devon Cottage Rosy Cheeks Dianthus:A new Dianthus with lavender pink flowers that is a repeat bloomer:(dye-AN-thus):
Crassulaceae::Sunsparkler® Lime Zinger Sedum:A low growing Sedum with gray green leaves edged in red.::
Moraceae:pinaceae picea pungens montgomery:Burgundy Rubber Tree:A large growing plant that can be finicky to grow or it will grow like a weed. Bright lit areas grow on the dry side.::4.21.05
Oleaceae:oleaceae syringia photo album:Lilac Photo Album:A photo album of different cultivars of Lilac.::4.30.05
Cupressaceae ::Hughes Juniper:A wide spreading low growing Juniper with green foliage during the summer changing to a steel gray in the fall winter.:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis):07.31.05
Asteraceae:asteraceae solidago speciosa:Showy Goldenrod:A late blooming, extremely showy Goldenrod. As with all Goldenrod's, they are not the culprit that cause allergy problems. Their pollen is relatively heavy and is carried away by insects not the wind.:(so-li-DAH-go):9.21.02 4.11.5
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Arabella:A Clematis with mauve colored flowers fading to blue. Belongs to the herbaceous/integrifolia group.:(KLEM-uh-tiss) :
Violaceae::Viola Karma Blue Butterfly:An interesting color mainly blue with a yellow center and bronze highlights.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
Magnoliaceae:magnoliaceae magnolia sieboldi:Oyama Magnolia:A beautiful large shrub or small tree with large cup-shaped flowers. Needs a protected area in zone #5:(mag-NO-li-ah):4.27.05, 11.11.05
Papaveraceae::Spring Fever Iceland Poppy series:A series of Iceland Poppy that forms multiple groups of flowering.:(pa-PA-ver)(noo-dih-KA-lee):
Apiaceae::Tetra Petra Sea Holly, Blue Cap Sea Holly:A striking plant with blue globular flower heads, blue bracts and spiky foliage.:(e-RIN-ji-um):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium hortorum multiple colored leaf varieties:Geranium Mrs Cox:A dwarf fancy leaf Geranium with multicolored leaves and salmon colored flowers: :
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae sambucus racemosa sutherland gold:Sutherland Gold Elderberry:A large golden colored European Red Elder. One of the more sun resistant yellow foliage Elderberry.::4.12.05
Poaceae::Korean Feather Reed Grass, Diamond Grass, Foxtail Feather Reed Grass:A slow spreading clumping grass that can tolerate some shade.:(ka-la-mo-GROSS-tis):
Rosaceae::Lady Elsie May Shrub Rose:An All American Selection with good disease resistance and coral colored flowers.::
Bromeliaceae:bromeliaceae vriesea splendens:Flaming Sword:An easy to grow Bromeliad that has interesting foliage and a large spike that lasts for a long period of time.:(VREE-zee-uh):8-11-01 4.12.05
Amaranthaceae:amaranthaceae celosia argentea cristata:Crested Types of Celosia:This section contains pictures of different crested varieties of Celosia. :(sel-OH-see-ah):4.8.5
Ranunculaceae ::Clematis double and semi-double large flowers:A group of Clematis with large double or semi-double flowers. Most produce double flowers only during one of their blooming periods.:(KLEM-uh-tiss) :
Onagraceae:onagraceae epilobium angustifolium:Fireweed, Willow Herb:A beautiful pink flowering wildflower. One of the first plants to appear after an area has been burned.::12.01.01 4.30.05
Asteraceae:asteraceae artemesia schmidtianna nana:Silver Mound, Silver Mound Artemisia:Grown for it's silver feathery foliage. Prefers the hot, dry, poor soil areas. :(ar-te-MIZ-ee-uh):4.9.5
Celastraceae::Euonymus Moonshadow:A broadleaf evergreen shrub with green foliage splashed with a cream to golden cell center::
Lamiaceae::Agastache Acapulco Series::(ah-gas-TAH-kee):02.03.06
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer spicatum:Mountain Maple:A smaller growing native Maple tree.::
Oxalidaceae ::Yellow Wood Sorrel:A common weed that is a major problem in greenhouse and nursery containers.:(oks-AL-iss):
Fabaceae:fadaceae robinia pseudoacacia:Frisia Back Locust, Frisia Common Locust:A yellow foliage form of the Common Black Locust:(roe-BIN-nee-uh)(sue-doe-uh-KAY-shuh):5.18.05
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Verbanica:A Saucer Magnolia hybrid.:(mag-NO-li-ah)(soo-lan-jee-AY-nuh):
Taxodiaceae::Yew:A genus of conifers that are widely used in the landscape.:(TAKS-us):
Amaranthaceae:amaranthaceae celosia argentea spicata:Wheat Celosia:This section contains pictures of different wheat varieties of Celosia. ::4.8.5
Rosaceae::Jackii Siberian Crabapple:A very hardy Apple tree with white flowers and small fruit.::
Campanulaceae::Clustered Bell Flower:A medium size perennial with clusters of violet flowers in tight clusters at the ends of branches.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(GLOM-er-ah-ta):
Asteraceae ::Achillea Golden Plate:A tall Achillea reaching 4-5 feet.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(fil-i-pen-due-LI-na):
Apocynaceae:apocynaceae vinca minor:Periwinkle, VInca, Myrtle:A good ground cover plant for the shaded areas. Produces small, ornamental lilac-blue flowers in the early spring.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):rev 06.22.03 4.8.5
Dipsacaceae:dipsacaceae scabiosa columbarai butterfly blue:Scabiosa Butterfly Blue:A very long blooming perennial plant for the full sun to light shade areas of the garden. Voted by the Perennial Plant Association as the perennial plant of the year for "2000". :(skab-ee-OH-suh)(kol-um-BAR-ee-uh):5.17.05
Poaceae:graminae hakonechloa macra albo-aurea:Gold Striped Hakone Grass:A small tuft forming grass that prefers the shade. Mostly yellow\gold foliage with thin stripes of green:(hah-koh-neh-KLOH-ah)(MAK-rah)(aw-ree-OH-lah):4.18.05, 09.22.05
Ericaceae::Nova Zembla Rhododendron:An older Rhododendron cultivar with red flowers.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
Asteraceae::Durango Marigold:A series of French Dwarf Marigold:(ta-GEE-tees):
Iridaceae::Red, Pink or Rose Tall Bearded Iris:This section contains images of Tall Bearded Iris whose main color is red, pink or rose.::
Scrophulariaceae::Trumpet Tangerine Snapdragon:A tall Snapdragon with tangerine colored flowers and also has a fragrance. A tender perennial mostly grown as an annual.:(an-tih-RI-num)(MAY-jus):
:plaques and signs::Signs and plaques can be nice ornamental additions to the garden.::4.7.5
Rosaceae ::Flowering Crab Kirk, Ornamental Flowering Crab Kirk:A small white flowering ornamental crab::
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Etoile Violette:Dark purple, semi nodding flowers on a deciduous vine. A member of the Viticella group.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Alliaceae::Star of Persia:Forms a loosely formed large ball of starry violet flowers.::
Caprifoliaceae::Darts Duke Viburnum:Has some of the largest flowers of all Viburnums, followed by bright red fruit.:(vy-BER-num)(rhi-ti-doe-fil-OY-dez):
Liliaceae::Gold Star Dracaena:A colorful tough Dracaena with gold edged leaves.::
Berberidaceae::Azusa Epimedium, Azusa Bishops Hat, Azusa BArrenwort:A green leaf white flowering Epimedium. Not as drought tolerant as other Epimedium.:(epi-MEE-dee-um)(yun-gee-AYE-num):
Rosaceae ::Rosa forrestiana:A species rose that performs well in gardens.::
Ericaceae::Rhododendron Elegans, English Rhododendron:An old proven Rhododendron cultivar.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
Aristolochiaceae:aristolochiaceae asarum canadense:Wild Ginger, Canada Ginger, Indian Ginger, Ginger-Root:A native low growing perennial herb found in deciduous forests. Needs shade, moist, rich moderately acid soil.::5.05.02, rev 06.23.03 4.9.5
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae paeonia double flowering peony:Double flowering Peony:This flower has five or more guard petals. The center stamens have been almost completely transformed into petals. This is one of the most popular of the Peony types.::6.30.02 5.11.05
Magnoliaceae::Royal Star Magnolia:A white Magnolia with many tepals per flower.:(mag-NO-lee-uh)(stell-AY-tuh):
Asteraceae:asteraceae aster novae-angliae:Showy Aster, New England Showy Aster:Undoubtedly one of the showiest of the fall blooming plants. A good source of food for Butterfly's. ::4.9.5
Dryopteridaceae::Giant Wood Fern, Goldie's Wood Fern:The largest growing of the native Wood Ferns.:(dry-OP-ter-iss):04.20.06
Caryophyllaceae::Rock Soapwort, Soapwort, Bouncing Betty, Sweet Betty, Hedge Pink, Latherwort, Scourwort, Bruise Wort, Soap Root:An easy to grow ground perennial cover perennial producing masses of small pink flowers in June:(sap-oh-NA-ri-ah)(oh-ke-MOI-deez):4.7.5
Rosaceae::Prairie Gem Pear:An improvement over the Ussurian Pear. Has white flowers and nice fall color.:(PIE-rus)(uu-sor-ee-En-sis):
Oleaceae::Leopold Lilac:A pale pink Lilac.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Hyacinthaceae::Common Camassia:A native of the northwestern region of USA and Canada.::
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Yellow Fever, Yellow Fever Cucumber Magnolia:Produces many large yellow fragrant flowers.:(mag-NO-li-a)(a-ku-mi-NA-ta):
Asteraceae::Dancing Dolls Cosmos:A large Cosmos with raspberry red stripped flowers.:(KOZ-mos):
Liliaceae:liliaceae fritilaria imperialis:Crown Imperial, Fritillaria:A stately plant that produces a large cluster of yellow or orange flowers. Will reach 24"-30" in height.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh):03.11.03 4.22.05
Cactaceae:cactaceae opuntia compressa:Devil's-Tongue, Eastern Prickly Pear, Indian Fig:This is one of the few winter hardy Cactus to zone #5. Most people don't associate using a cactus as a perennial in Wisconsin.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):4.12.05
Polygonaceae::Japanese Knotweed, Reynoutria Fleeceflower, Dwarf Japanese Fleeceflower:A fast growing ground cover.:(poe-LIG-o-num):
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae bergenia cordifolia:Bergenia, Pig Squeak:A coarse looking very tough perennial for the partial shaded areas of the garden.:(ber-GEN-i-a)(kor-di-FOL-i-a):6.1.05, 11.19.05
Asteraceae::Cineraria Giovanna's Selection, Tall Cineraria:A tall Cineraria with flowers in blues and purples. :(sen-NEE-shee-oh):
Grossulariaceae:grossulariaceae ribes alpinium green mound:Green Mound Alpine Current:A good small shrub grown for its foliage and not flowers and fruit.:(RI-bez)(al-PIE-num):11.29.03 4.18.05
Oleaceae::Burgundy Queen Lilac:A confusing plant, I don't really know what is it's true color? A major nursery lists it as a single purple flower, others of images of deep purple burgundy.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria parva:Kenya hyacinth:A very interesting type of Sansevieria. Producing long rhizomes that will hang out of the pot. :(san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(PAR-vuh):
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae aquilegia canadensis:Columbine:A very adaptable plant native to Wisconsin. Great for the wildflower garden or in the perennial border. Readily produces seedlings, which can naturalize a site.:(ack-wi-lee'gee-a):5.11.05
Lamiaceae::Salvia Artic Blaze Series:A series of Salvia that are hardy to zone #6.:(SAL-vee-a):
Rosaceae::Dakota Goldrush Potentilla:A long blooming smaller Potentilla.:(poh-ten-TILL-uh):
Rosaceae::Yellow Potentilla cultivars:Enter this section for information on yellow flowering Potentilla. ::5.16.05
Onagraceae::Billy Green Fuchcia:An upright Fuchsia with pendant tubular salmon flowers.:(FEW-she-uh):
Moraceae:moraceae ficus lyrata:Fiddle Leaf Fig:A relatively easy plant to grow in the bright lit areas of the indoors.::
Pinaceae::Sherwood Compact Mugo Pine:A true dwarf Mugo Pine forming a green compact mound.:(PIE-nus)(MU-go):
Asteraceae::Scotch Thistle, Cotton Thistle, Down Thistle:A neat looking plant with the spiny woolly silver foliage. Considered a noxious weed in many areas of the world.:(on-0-POR-dum-a):
Ginkgoaceae::Sentry Ginkgo:A strongly columnar Ginkgo with brilliant fall coloration.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Rosaceae:rosaceae rosa nearly wild:Nearly Wild Rose:An excellent small shrub Rose producing masses of light pink flowers throughout the entire growing season. An heirloom Rose.::5.16.05
Rosaceae:rosaceae physocarpus opulifolius diabolo:Diablo Ninebark:A tough, hardy, large reddish purple foliage Ninebark.:(fi-so-KAR-pus)(op-u-li-FO-li-us):01.27.04 5.14.05
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae salvia sinaloensis:Sinaloa Blue Sage:A native Mexican Salvia with true blue flowers.::4.22.05
Gnetaceae:gnetaceae welwitchia mirabilis:Welwitschia:A very rare and unusual plant. Many are over 100 years old.::4.18.05
Fabaceae:leguminosae mimosa pudica:Sensitive Plant, Shame Plant:An oddity in the plant world having leaves which fold up when touched. Not the easiest plant to keep alive.::5.18.05
Fagaceae::Dawyck European Beech:A tall upright cultivar of the European Beech:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Rosaceae ::Crimson and Gold Flowering Quince:A red flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez):
Polygonaceae::Kiss Me Over The Gate, Prince's Feathers, :A very tall member of the Knot weed family that has been used in gardens since the time of Thomas Jefferson. Can become an invasive plant in the garden.::06.08.06
Asteraceae:asteraceae rudbeckia hirta cultivars:Rudbeckia Iris Eyes:A short lived perennial usually used as an annual in zone #5. Golden yellow flowers with a green center cone.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):07.25.03
Liliaceae::Dracaena Bloodstone:For use as a landscape plant, container plant and house plant.::
Saxifragaceae::Leatherleaf Bergenia:A plant very similar to Bergenia cordifolia.:(ber-GEN-i-a)(kra-si-FO-lee-ah):
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae kalanchoe tomentosa:Panda plant:Because of the felt covered leaves, this plant is very pettable. Easy to grow if kept dry and in full sun.::5.15.05
Poaceae::Sweet Vernal Grass, Holy Grass, Vanilla Grass, Buffalo Grass:Has a sweet smelling odor when mature or cut.:(an-tho-ZAN-thum):
Euphorbiaceae:euphorbiaceae euphorbia obesa:Baseball Cactus, Living Baseball:A "weird but lovable" plant. It is spherical and cute when young, becomes columnar and interesting with age. This plant is a succulent member of the "Euphorbia" family. It is not a cactus.:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh)(Oh-be-sa):02.05.02, 03.08.02 05.17.05
Asteraceae::Sonnenwunder Sneezeweed, Sonnenwunder Helens Flower:A Sneezeweed with Lemon yellow flowers. The name translates to "Sunny Wonder" or “Sun Miracle”.:(hel-EE-nee-um):
Rosaceae::Prairie Joy shrub Rose:A medium size rose with double pink flowers. Part of the Canada Parkland Rose series.::
Gesneriaceae:gesneriaceae episcia hybrid chocolate soldier:Episcia Chocolate Soldier:A relatively difficult plant to grow requiring a warm temperature and above average humidity.:(ee-PISH-ee-ah):4.18.05
Araceae::Green Dagron Plant:An interesting plant for your garden having Jack-in-the-Pulpit like flowers. But beware they can be very aggressive.:(pie-NEL-ee-uh)(ped-uh-TY-sek-tuh):
Buxaceae::Wintergreen Boxwood:A cold hardy Boxwood for hardiness zone #5. One of the larger Boxwoods.::
Cyperaceae::Bristly Sedge, Bottle Brush Sedge:A native sedge that needs moist, wet, swampy growing conditions.:(KAIR-ex):
Goodeniaceae::Fan Flower:A heat loving plant commonly used in containers.:(skay-VO-la)(ay-MEW-la):12.15.05
Lamiaceae::Salvia Mystic Spires Blue:A dwarf form of Salvia Indigo Spires. Grown as a perennial in warmer zones an as an annual in cooler zones.:(SAL-vie-a):
Celastraceae:celastraceae euonymus fortunei var. coloratus:Purple Leaf Winter Creeper:A rapid growing, dense, trailing ground cover for the full sun to partial shaded areas. The leaves are green and change to plum-purple during the fall.:(you-ON-i-mus)(for-TUNE-ne-i):4.5.7, 08.22.05
Lamiaceae:labiatae ajuga retans catlin's giants:Catlin's Giant Ajuga:This bronze foliage Ajuga has some of the largest flowers of this genus.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):6.2.02 4.19.05
Crassulaceae::Sedum Mr Goodbud:An upright late blooming Sedum with dark purple-pink flowers on stout purple-red stems.::
Oleaceae::Charles Sargent Lilac:A Lilac with double bluish flowers.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Liliaceae::Hosta Paradigm:A large Hosta with gold centered corragated leaves.::
Pinaceae ::Abies chensiensis ernesti:::
Polypodiaceae::Kimberly Queen Fern:A vigorous growing upright growing fern.:(nef-roh-LEP-iss):
Buxaceae::Sheridan Little Leaf Boxwood:A slow growing rounded Boxwood.:(BUK-sus):
Asteraceae:asteraceae gazania rigens:Daybreak Red Stripe Gazania:A sun loving, drought tolerant annual with red striped yellow to orange daisy-like flowers.:(gay-ZAY-nee-uh):3.9.02, rev10.02.02 4.9.5
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria trifasciata hahnii:Bird's Nest Sansevieria, Sansevieria Hahnii:A very easy to grow plant. :(san-se-VEER-ee-uh):
Begoniaceae ::Rhizomatous Begonia:A large diverse group of Begonias that produce a thick rhizome, have diverse foliage patterns, shapes and many produce large flushes of flowers.:(be-GON-yuh)(rye-ZOMM-us-tuss):
Cupressaceae::Trautman Juniper:An extremely hardy narrow upright Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us):
Saxifragaceae::Dolce Blackcurrent Heuchera, Dolce Black Current Coral Bells:In the correct light a great foliage plant with purple leaves and silver accents.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Pinaceae::Black Hills Spruce:A denser version of the White Spruce:(PI-see-a)(GLAW-ka):
Hypericaceae::Ames Kalm's St. Johns Wort:An improved Kalm's St Johns Wort.:(hy-PER-ee-kum):
Liliaceae::Canadian Shield Hosta:A small to medium shiny green leaf Hosta.::
Cornaceae ::Variegated Redtwig Dogwood Summer Dreams:A variegated dogwood selection with clean foliage and compact form.:(KOR-nus)(AL-ba):
Poaceae::Hercules Flame Grass, Autumn Red :A selection of the Flame Grass.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Campanulaceae ::Campanula Brantwood:A tall Campanula with violet blue trumpet flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(lah-ti-FO-lee-a):
Geraniaceae::Blue Sunrise Geranium:Lavender blue flowers against chartreuse foliage::
Asteraceae::Gaillardia Amber Wheels:A Gaillardia with large golden fringed petals.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):
Geraniaceae::Geranium Orion:A Geranium with blue flowers.::
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus miniatures:Miniature Daffodils:These are the small cultivars and varieties used in the ornamental gardens. ::03.08.03
Convolvulaceae:convolvulaceae ipomea tricolor:Morning Glory:A very fast growing annual vine. Produces lots of blue flowers that are open in the morning.:(ih-po-MEE-ah):5.15.05
Pinaceae::Dwarf Serbian Spruce:A slow growing Dwarf Conifer.::5.1.05
Asteraceae :compositae ageratum houstonianum:Ageratum, Floss Flower:A short, mainly blue colored annual for the full sun.:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):8.13.03 4.15.05
Oleaceae:: Miss Ellen Willmott Lilac:A double white lilac.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Geraniaceae::Mourning Widows Cranesbill, Geranium Samobor:Dark brownish-purple flowers and dark leaf markings makes this an interesting Geranium.::
Amaranthaceae ::Celosia Fresh Look:An improved series of Celosia with better humidity tolerance and packed with flowers.:(sel-OH-see-ah):
Hydrangeaceae ::Pinky Winky Hydrangea:Produces a two tone flower in the fall. The base florets turn pink to red, while the top remains white.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Oleaceae::Catinat Lilac:This Lilac has a single pinkish flower.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Berberidaceae ::Epimedium cantabrigiense:A long lasting ground cover for the shaded to semi-shaded areas of the garden. E. cantabrigiense is one of the larger Epimediums with yellow to beige to pinkish flowers.:(epi-MEE-dee-um):
Polemoniaceae::Intensia Phlox:A hybrid annual Phlox with a willowy form that will cascade over the side of a container or form a cloud of color in garden.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae centaurea montana:Mountain Bluet, Bachelors Button:The unique blue flower adds to the charm of this plant. In favorable sites the plant can be invasive spreading by seeds.:(sen-tah-REE-ah)(mon-TA-na):07.28.03 4.8.5
Papaveraceae::Cheerio Poppy:A blushed pink poppy with reddish center markings.:(pa-PA-ver):
Betulaceae ::Purple Haze American Filbert:An American Filbert cultivar with dark reddish purple foliage.::
Rosaceae::Zweiweltenkind Goats Beard, Child of Two Worlds:A large plant that grows best in woodland-like sites.:(a-RUN-kus):
Dipsacaceae::Beaujolais Bonnets Pin Cushion:This Scabiosa has burgundy and red flowers on wiry stems.:(skay-bi-O-sa)(at-row-per-PU-ree):
Salicaceae ::Weeping Willow:A fast growing large tree with pendulous branches that tolerates wet sites. Not a tree for small lots or sites where the aggressive roots can cause damage.:(SAY-lick):
Ranunculaceae ::Meadow Rue:A very ornamental medium to tall, medium spreading perennial with airy purple flowers and stems.:(tha-LICK-trum)(a-kwi-LEEG-i-fo-lee-um):11.09.05
Berberidaceae ::Sunsation Barberry:A slow upright growing yellow leaf Barberry.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):
Cornaceae:cornaceae cornus canadensis:Bunchberry, Dwarf Cornel, Creeping Dogwood, Crackerberry:A beautiful native wild flower that requires some special conditions to properly grow. Prefers the cool moist woods.::5.15.05
Ranunculaceae::Byrnes Giant Trollius:A early spring blooming plant with globular deep yellow flowers.:(TROL-i-us)(kul-TOR-um):
Cupressaceae::Golden Pin Cushion Chamecyparis:A dwarf Chamecyparis with yellow foliage.:(kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):
Betulaceae::Red Majestic European Filbert:A red leaf form of Harry Lauders Walking Stick.:(KOR-ih-lus)(av-el-AY-nuh):
Hippocastanaceae:hippocastanaceae aesculus parviflora:Bottlebrush Buckeye:A wide spreading suckering shrub covered with white bottlebrush like flowers in July.::
Betulaceae::Turkish hazelnut:A medium sized pyramidal tree.:(KOR-ih-lus):
Ericaceae::Candy Lights Rhododendron:A cultivar of the Northern Lights series of Rhododendron with light lavender flowers.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
Asteraceae::Centaurea Gold Bullion :A gold foliage variety of the old standard Mountain Bluet.:(sen-tah-REE-ah)(mon-TA-na):
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Berberidaceae ::Helmond Pillar Barberry:A red foliage columnar Barberry. One of the few columnar Barberry available.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):
Boraginaceae::Sissinghurst White Pulomonaria:A hybrid Pulmonaria with large white flowers.:(pul-muh-NAIR-ee-uh):
Ranunculaceae::Misty Mauves Delphinium:An improved Delphinium with frilly double flowers, heat resistance and stronger stems:(del-FIN-ee-um):
Violaceae::Viola Velour Blue Bronze, Velour Blue Bronze Pansy:A series of Pansy with 1 inch flowers.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
Lamiaceae::Troys Gold Plectranthus, Troys Gold Swedish Ivy:A yellow foliage Swedish Ivy grown as a tender perennial or indoor foliage plant.:(plek-TRAN-thus)(sil-ee-ATE-us):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae juniperus procumbens nana japanese garden juniper:Japanese Garden Juniper:A low growing wide spreading shrub that grows best in the full sun.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(pro-KUM-benz):4.22.02. 3.26.05 5.15.05
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Comtesse de Bouchaud:A large single flowering Clematis with pink flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Araceae:araceae philodendron scandens oxycardium heartleaf philodendron:Heartleaf Philodendron, Sweetheart Plant:An undemanding easy to grow and widely sold Philodendron. Tolerates the low lit areas of the interior. One of the original indoor plants.::rev. 02.13.02 4.9.6
Rosaceae ::Home Run Rose:A offspring of the very popular "Knockout Rose".::
Scrophulariaceae::Cabana Bocopa:A trailing or ground cover plant with an abundance of small white flowers. Will bloom all summer as long as growth is not checked usually by letting it become dried out:(SOO-ter-uh):
Araceae:araceae philodendron iquites:Philodendron Iquitos:I saw this plant growing in the tropical dome of the Mitchel Park Domes. It has a very unique color.::03.13.02 4.9.5
Ericaceae::Olga Mezitt Rhododendron:A very florific flowering small to medium sized Rhododendron.::
Labiatae::Cambridge Scarlet Monarda:A Monarda with dark red flowers:(mo-NAR-da):
Saxifragaceae::Mocha Mint Heuchera, Mocha Mint Coral Bells:A Heuchera with silvery foliage and red flowers.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Taxodiaceae::Shawnee Brave Bald Cypress:A narrow, pyramidal Bald Cypress cultivar.:(taks-OH-di-um)(DIS-ti-kum):
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Cherry Brandy:A Cone flower with reddish colored flowers.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):
Saxifragaceae::Amber Waves Coral Bells:Heuchera Amber Waves forms a rounded clump of ruffled Amber colored leaves:(HEW-ker-ah):
Cupressaceae::Whipcord Arborvitae, Whipcord Western Arborvitae:A small shrub with green cord-like foliage much different from the typical flattened foliage. I read in a blog where the author called this plant "the cousin It of the Arborvitae's":(THU-ya)(pli-KA-tah):
Liliaceae:liliaceae tulipa fosteriana:Fosteriana Tulips:This class of Tulip's was developed from the species tulips native to central Asia. They bloom early in the season.::03.22.03 4.27.05
Betulaceae::Dwarf Columnar Hornbeam:A tight upright growing Hornbeam.:(car-PI-nus)(BET-uu-lus):
Asteraceae::Dahlia Figaro series:A series of dwarf Dahlia that is often produced from seed. Called a bedder Dahlia. Many times grown as an annual.:(DAHL-ya):
Hippocastanaceae::Ohio Buckeye, Fetid Buckeye, American Horsechestnut:A native Buckeye tree.:(es-KU-lus)(GLAA-bra):
Polemoniaceae:polemoniaceae phlox subulata:Creeping Phlox, Moss Pink:A easy to grow group of late April to early May blooming perennials. Mat forming and may spread over two feet. Prefers to be grown in the full sun.::5.7.05
Violaceae::Wood Violet, Common Blue Violet:A native wild flower that can be aggressive.:(vi-O-la):
Asteraceae::Hinomaru Cosmos:A large Cosmos with bi color pin white flowers.:(KOZ-mos):
Pinaceae:pinaceae larix decidua:European Larch, Larch:A large growing deciduous conifer.::01.12.03 5.1.05
Saxifragaceae::Vision in Pink Astilbe:An Astilbe with light pink flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer negundo odessanum:Odessanum Box Elder:A Box Elder with bright yellow foliage.:(AY-ser)(neg-UN-doh):4.7.5
Fabaceae:fabaceae trifolium pratense:Red Clover, Purple Clover:A common plant in the grass, roadsides, wood edges as well as in fields.::8-15-01 5.18.05
Onagraceae ::American Willow Herb, Hairy Willow Herb:A 3-5 foot erect plant with small white flowers found n wet areas.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae scilla bifolia rosey twin squill:Rosey Twin Squill:An early spring blooming bulb with pale pink flowers fading to white.::4.28.02 4.27.05
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Zagreb:A compact upright Coreopsis with yellow flowers.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Ranunculaceae::New Love Bush Clematis, New Love Clematis:A bush forming, self supporting Clematis with clusters of Blue flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Poaceae::Bulbous Oat Grass, Tuber Oat Grass:A clumping cool season grass with white-striped foliage.:(aah-ren-AH-ther-um)(el-AH-tee-us) (bul-BOH-sum)(var-ee-uh-GAH-tum):
Asteraceae::Elecampane, Horse-heal:A tall yellow flowering plant that has been used from the 1600's or sooner for many different medicinal purposes. Name and lore of this plant has ties back to Helen of Troy.::
Papaveraceae::Opium Poppy, Common Poppy:A beautiful but poisonous plant from which opium is derived. In many places it is illegal to grow. plant.::
Cyperaceae::Ice Dance Sedge:Forms a tufted mound of narrow grass like foliage with a white stripe. Spreads slowly by rhizomes.:(KAR-eks)(mor-ROW-ee-eye):
Lamiaceae :labiatae ajuga reptans:Ajuga, Bugle Weed, Carpet Bugle:A low growing, mat forming ground cover. Best grown in semi-shaded areas of the garden that are not exposed to drying winter winds.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):12.30.01, 6.2.02 4.19.05
Acanthaceae::Zebra Plant:The common names comes from the white venation.::
Violaceae ::Pansy Sorbet series, Viola Sorbet series:Many different colors are found in this series of Pansy.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
Ranunculaceae::Anemone Lord Lieutenant:Beautiful iridescent violet blue to dark blue flowers. Fall planted in warmer regions, spring planted in cooler climates.:(a-NEM-o-nee):
Rosaceae::Cherry Plum, Myrobalan Plum :An unnamed cultivar of P. cerasifera (Cherry Plum) with pinkish white flowers and burgundy leaves.::
Lamiaceae::Apricot Spirit Agastache, Apricot Spirit Hyssop:A free flowering compact Agastache.:(ag-ah-STACH-ee)(rew-PES-tris):
Lamiaceae::Mexican Bush Sage, Mexican Sage, Velvet Sage:A tender bush Salvia grown as an annual in colder zones.:(SAL-vee-a):
Lamiaceae ::Summer Jewel Red Salvia:An earlier blooming Salvia coccinea type. With red flowers on 20 inch plants. AAS Bedding Plant Award Winner in 2011.:(SAL-vee-a)(kok-SIN-ee-a):
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea abies pumila:Picea Pumila, Pumila Norway Spruce:A very slow growing flat topped dwarf conifer.:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):5.3.05
Aceraceae::Autumn Moon Japanese Maple:Leaf color depends on if was grown in the full sun or shade.:(shir-ah-sa-WAN-um):
Asteraceae::Isla Gold Tansy, Gold Leaf Tansy:A bright yellow to bright gold foliage Tansy.:(tan-a-SEE-tum):
Salicaceae ::Golden Curls Willow:A large shrub to a small tree with twisted stems and leaves.:(SAY-liks)(mat-sue-DAY-na):
Lamiaceae :labiatae ajuga retans purple torch:Purple Torch Ajuga:Green foliage, light purple flowering Ajuga cultivar. It is low growing and best grown in the semi-shade.::6.2.02 4.19.05
Asteraceae::Zesty Zinnia:A series of fully double Zinnia on sturdy plants.:(zin-EE-a)(EL-e-genz):
Poaceae::Green Fountain Grass, Fountain Grass:A tender Fountain grass that has become an invasive weed in many areas. Grown as an annual in the colder zones.:(pen-ih-SEE-tum)(sch-TAY-see-um):
Poaceae::Pennisetum Moudry:A late blooming Pennisetum with dark flower heads.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
Lythraceae::Dynamite Cuphea, Dynamite Cigar Plant:A Cuphea with large tubular flowers.:(KEW-ffe-ah):
Verbenaceae::New Gold Lantana:A large weeping Lantana with yellow flowers.:(lan-TAN-ah):
Liliaceae::Maui Buttercup Hosta:A smaller Hosta with cupped golden leaves.::
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus daffodils:Daffodils:Daffodils are among the easiest and perennial of all the spring flowering bulbs.::5.8.5
Asteraceae::Garden Mum, Chrysanthemum:A colorful group of plants providing fall color in the gardens. Usually grown as an annual in zone #5 but some may survive the winters.::
Crassulaceae::Dazzleberry Sedum.:A vigorous Sedum with clusters of flowers and a chalky purple succulent foliage. Good for a ground cover plant.::
Papilionaceae:fabaceae baptissia australis:Blue Wild Indigo, Blue False Indigo:A wide spreading, medium tall plant for the full sun to partial sun area of the garden. A native prairie plant.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):05.17.05
Poaceae::Wallis Fescue::(fes-TOO-kah):
Rosaceae::Vilmorin Potentilla:A Potentilla with creamy white flowers:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Phyllanthaceae::Securinega :A shrub that is rare in American gardens. :(se-cur-in-EE-ga)(su-fruu-ti-KO-sah):
Piperaceae:piperaceae peperomia obtusifolia:Blunt Leaf Peperomia, Pepper Face, Baby Rubber Tree:An old time favorite indoor house plant.:pep-er-ROH-mee-uh) :5.6.05
Pinaceae:pinaceae abies balsamea nana:Dwarf Balasm Fir:A slow growing flat topped Dwarf Conifer:(A-bez)(bal-SA-me-a):5.1.05
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Kikuzaki:A small Magnolia that flowers at an early age. A nice small Star Magnolia.:(mag-NO-lee-uh)(stell-AY-tuh):
Acanthaceae::Yellow Queen Shrimp Plant:This version of the Shrimp plant has yellow bracts. Grow as a house plant in cold zones as a tropical shrub in warmer zones.:(us-TEE-see-ah)(bran-dij-ee-AN-uh) :
Malvaceae::Common Marsh Mallow, Marsh Mallow:Marsh Mallow is a native of most countries of Europe and has escaped into thw wild in the USA.::
Verbenaceae ::Verbena Lanai Series:A free flowering series with a trailing habit. Good for baskets, containers and ground covers in the garden. A tender perennial grown as an annual else where:(ver-BEE-nuh) :
Plumbaginaceae::Plumbago Imperial Blue:Plumbago Imperial Blue produces one of the bluest flowers available for the garden. A tropical plant grown as an annual or over wintered indoors in colder regions.:(plum-BA-go)(au-ri-kew-LA-to):
Begoniaceae ::Begonia Illumination Series:A series of pendulous tuberous Begonia hybrids with large double flowers.:(be-GON-yuh):
Saxifragaceae::Blackout Coralbells, Blackout Heuchera:The foliage is dark, almost black. This plant reminds me of a darker foliage Palace Purple Heuchera.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Asteraceae::Akila Daisy White:A clear white Osteospermum with yellow centers. Easily grown from seeds.:(oss-tee-oh-SPUR-mum)(ek-LON-iss):
Scrophulariaceae::White Mazus, White Cup Flower:A low growing aggressive plant that will be covered with white blooms. Good for using in cracks and crevices of walks. It will tolerate light foot traffic.::
Asteraceae ::Joe Pye Weed:A tall native perennial for the moist areas of the garden.:(yew-pa-TOR-ee-um)(mack-u-LAY-tum) :
Fabaceae::Hairy Broom:A small shrub becoming covered with bright yellow flowers in the spring.:(si-TI-sus)(her-SUT-us):
Rosaceae:rosaceae spiraea albiflora:Japanese White Spirea:A small growing plant with many white flowers at the end of May early June.::11.29.03 5.16.05
Fabaceae::Lead Plant, Prairie Shoestring, False Indigo:A native North American Prairie plant.: :6.17.05
Verbenaceae::Purple Beautyberry, Chinese Beautyberry :A graceful medium shrub with arching branches.:(kal-i-KAR-pa)(dye-KOT-oh-ma):
Lamiaceae::Golden Thyme, Golden Lemon Thyme:Really a sub-shrub with tiny gold edged green leaves.:(THI-mus):
Liliaceae::Dividing Hosta:Enter this section for information on dividing Hosta.::4.24.05
Campanulaceae::Dickersons Gold Campanula:A gold leaf form of Campanula with light blue flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la):
Hydrangeaceae ::Incrediball Hydrangea:Reported to be an improvement over Annibella with larger mophead of flowers and stronger stems. If you have ever grown Hydrangea Annibella (hasn't everyone) you have witnessed the bending of the stems from the weight of the flowers especially after a rain.::
Fabaceae::Kentucky Wisteria:A fast growing vine that needs a strong supporting structure.:(wis-TEER-ee-a):
Asteraceae::Lavender Cotton:Grown for its evergreen gray foliage color. Although often listed as hardy to zone #5, I have had a hard time overwintering this plant.:(san-toe-LEE-nah) (kam-ah-sip-ar-ISS-us):
Cupressaceae ::Sargent Juniper:A low growing wide spreading Juniper for full sun.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Lamiaceae::Agastache Bolero:An Agastache with bronze green foliage and rose-purple flowers. More perennial in the warmer side of its hardiness zone.:(ag-ah-STACH-ee):
Plantaginaceae::Elfin Pink Penstemon:A Penstemon cultivar with pink flowers:(pen-STE-mon)(bar-BAY-tus):
Fumariaceae:fumariaceae dicentra spectabilis:Bleeding Heart:A medium height, medium spreading plant for the shaded areas of the garden. This is an old fashion plant that still is popular in today's gardens.:(dy-SEN-tra)(spek-Tah-bi-lis):5.18.05
Cupressaceae::Robusta Green Juniper:A large uptight growing Juniper:(Ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Hydrangeaceae::Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea:Changes from white to strawberry pink as the summer progresses.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Polemoniaceae::Stairway to Heaven Jacobs Ladder:A colorful cultivar of the native Jacobs Ladder:(po-le-MOH-nee-um):
Caprifoliaceae::Sugar and Spice Korean Viburnum:An improved cultivar of the Korean Spice Viburnum.:(vy-BURN-um)(kar-LESS-ee-eye):
Asclepiadaceae:asclepiadaceae hoya carnosa rubra:Wax Plant, Hoya, Krimson Princess Hoya:An easy to grow plant for the bright to moderate areas of the indoors. The foliage is very colorful having leaves that are green and white along with an occasional reddish one.:: 4.9.5
Primulaceae::Anagallis Wild Cat Blue:A cultivar of the wild Blue Pimpernel with gorgeous true blue flowers.:(a-NA-ga-lis):
Crassulaceae ::European Sedum:A lower growing Sedum that is found growing on rock out croppings. Not native to USA but has naturalized in natural areas.::
Iridaceae::Purple, Blue, Violet colored Tall Bearded Iris:This section contains images of Tall Bearded Iris whose main color is purple, violet or blue. ::
Solanaceae:solanaceae petunia multiflora:Multiflora Petunias:Multifora Petunias produce lots of medium sized flowers. They tend to be better weather tolerant than some of the grandifloras. Come in singles, doubles and cascading.::6.9.02 6.24.05
Pinaceae::Aurea Jackobson Spruce, Compact Golden Norway Spruce:A very slow growing Norway Spruce with yellow to golden yellow foliage.::
Asteraceae::Red Shift Coreopsis:The temperature will determine the shift of this flower from creamy yellow to red.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Fabaceae::Lilac Time Scotch Broom:A Scotch Broom with light lilac colored flowers.:(SIT-is-us)(sko-PAIR-ee-us):
Tamaricaceae::Pink Cascade Tamarix, Salt Cedar:A loose, open growing large shrub or small tree with wispy pink flowers starting in July.::
Caprifoliaceae::Magic Berry Snowberry:A hybrid Snowberry with clusters of rose-lilac fruit. :(sim-fo-ri-KAR-pos)(dor-en-BO-see-i):
Apocynaceae::Halfway to Arkansas Amsonia:A compact cultivar of the downy blue star.:(am-SO-nee-ah):
Scrophulariaceae::Gentian Veronica, Gentian Speedwell:A Veronica with blue to white flowers on spike-like racemes.:(ve-RON-i-ca)(gen-tee-a-NOI-deez):
Liliaceae:liliaceae tulipa rembrandt:Rembrandt Tulips, Broken Tulips:The Rembrandt Tulips petals have streaks of colors that are caused by viruses. In the 17th and 18th century, fortunes where made and lost on the sale of these bulbs. They are one of the causes of "Tulip Mania" ::03.21.03 4.27.05
Poaceae::Cloud Nine switch Grass:A sturdy upright ornamental grass with an incredible mass of reddish-brown, cloud-like plumes.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Selaginellaceae::Golden Spikemoss:A low creeping plant with bright yellow foliage. In the world of plants this is a relatively primitive vascular plant. Selaginella lack flowers and produce spores.:(sell-lah-gi-NEL-uh):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Fire Witch:The Perennial Plant Associaton perennial plant of the year for 2006.:(dye-AN-thus)(grah-tee-an-o-po-li-TAH-nus):
Asteraceae ::Gazania:::
Pteridaceae::Western Maidenhari Fern, Serpentine Maidenhair Fern:A spreading, mounding fern producing delicate fronds.::
Rubiaceae::Yellow Bedstraw, Ladys Bedstraw:An heirloom plant used for stuffing mattresses to curdling cheese to an assortment of aliment remedies.:(gay-LEE-um):
Magnoliaceae::Alexandrina Magnolia:A medium size tree with darker flowers than the standard Saucer Magnolia.:(mag-NO-lee-uh)(soo-lan-jee-AY-nuh):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta august moon:Hosta August Moon:A medium size yellow leaf Hosta.::4.22.05
Iridaceae::Tall Bearded Iris:Tall Bearded Iris are the Queens of the Iris world reaching up to 24 inches in height.::
Araceae::Poly Sprout Green Dragon, Poly Sprout Pinellia:The inside of the spath of this hybrid Pinellia is a soft pink. :(pie-NEL-ee-uh):
Lamiaceae::Six Hills Giant Catmint:A large Catmint with violet blue flowers.:(NE-peh-tah):
Euphorbiaceae::Breathless Blush Euphorbia:A variety of Euphorbia with small white flowers blushed with pink and green foliage blushed with red. If combined with other plants they need to be strong and able to compete with Breathless Blush. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh):
Poaceae::Festina Fescue:An improved version of this Fescue.:(fes-TOO-kah):
Ranunculaceae::White Common Monkshood:A white blooming form of the Common Monkshood.:(ak-CO-nie-tum)(na-PEL-lus):
Crassulaceae::Sedum Red Cauli (Sedum telephium Red Cauli):The contrast of the leaves, stems and flowers are great features of this plant.::
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea abies little gem:Little Gem Spruce:A very slow growing globular shaped, dwarf Spruce. For the full sun areas of the landscape.:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):5.3.05
Plumbaginaceae::Sea Lavender, Statice:Grows as a flat rosette of leaves. A Baby's Breath like cloud of lavender to blue tiny flowers forms above the leaves. Flowers can be dried.:(li-MON-ee-um)(lah-tee-FO-lee-um):
Poaceae::Purple Love Grass, Tumble Grass:A warm season grass with drifts of purple flowers on branched inflorescence. Good for dry sites.::
Aceraceae::Goldspire Maple:A densely columnar Sugar Maple selection:(AYE-cer)(sak-KAR-um):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium dalmaticum:Geranium dalmaticum:A vigorous rhizomatous plant with shell pink flowers.::4.18.05
Cupressaceae::Japanese Garden Juniper:The big brother to the more commonly planted Dwarf Japanese Garden Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(pro-KUM-benz):
Begoniaceae::Gryphon Begonia:A tropical looking annual or tender perennial for the shaded sites. Can be brought indoors and grown as a house plant.::
Rosaceae::Cotoneaster Blackburn:Described as a more compact and refined Cranberry Cotoneaster.:(kah-tone-nee-AS-ter)(a-pik-U-lay-tus):02.01.06
Euphorbiaceae:euphorbiaceae euphorbia supina:Prostrate Spurge:A mat forming weed that bleeds a white sap when broken.::05.17.05
Geraniaceae ::Variegated Rose Scented Geranium:A variegated form of the rose scented Geranium.::04.14.06
Caprifoliaceae::Lemony Lace Elderberry:A yellow foliage Elderberry that is more compact and tolerates more sun than other gold leaf cultivars.:(sam-BU-kus):
Dryopteridaceae::Many Finered Male Fern, Linearis Polydactyla Male Fern:A male fern cultivar with very thin, dark green fronds with crested tips.:(dry-OP-ter-iss):
Liliaceae::Hosta lancifolia, Narrow-leaf Plantainlily, Akikaze Giboshi:One of the more common Hosta found in older plantings. Easy to propagate making it a common "pass around" plant. Medium size with medium lavender flowers.::
Dipsacaceae::Issac House Scabiosa:An heirloom Scabiosa.:(skab-ee-OH-suh):
Alliaceae::Mount Everst Allium, Mount Everst Ornamental Allium:A taller growing Allium with globular heads of white starry flowers.::
Poaceae::Indian Steel Switch Grass:A non invasive native ornamental grass.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Pinaceae::Procumbens Norway Spruce:A low growing dwarf Norway Spruce. Even though it is considered dwarf it can still put on some size.::
:misc.::An odds and ends collection of things used to spruce-up the garden and yard.::4.5.5
Rosaceae::Purple Pavement Rose, Rotesmeer Rose:A very hardy rugosa rose with recurring purple flowers.:(ROE-sah)(roo-GO-sah):
Capparidacese::Cleome Spirit Series:A hybrid Cleome that stays shorter with larger flowers. Very easy to grow. :(klee-OH-me)(hass-ler-AN-a):
Taxodiaceae::Pilaris Yew:A narrow slow growing Yew.:(TAKS-us):
Dryopteridaceae::Sensitive Fern, Bead Fern:An easy to grow native fern. Sensitive fern gets its name from the tendency of the fronds to wither at the first slight frost and it’s paired bead-like spore cases. Has broader fronds with less divisions than other ferns. :(dry-OP-ter-iss):
Cupressaceae ::Shore Juniper:A low growing spreading Juniper tolerant of sandy soils.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(kon-FER-ta):
Rosaceae::Elsie Rathke Ornamental Crab:A small ornamental Crab with red buds opening to pinkish-white flowers.::
Magnoliaceae::Lennei Magnolia:A Saucer Magnolia hybrid with dark purple tepals and white centers.:(mag-NO-li-ah) (suu-lan-gee-A-na):
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae paeonia single flower peony:Single flowering Peony:Single flowering Peony has five or more petals in a single row surrounding a center or cluster of pollen bearing stamens and carpels.::6.30.02 5.11.05
Pinaceae::Taylor’s Sunburst Lodgepole Pine:Brilliant golden yellow color appears on the new growth in the spring::
Asparagaceae::Ti Plant:A tropical shrub that makes a nice colorful house plant.:(kor-dil-LYE-nee) (tur-min-NAY-liss) (Tea not Ti Plant):6.9.05
Asteraceae:asteraceae cichorium intybus:Chicory, Succory, Blue Sailor, Ragged Sailor:A common but pretty weed with blue, sometimes white or pink flowers.::08.20.02 4.8.5
Dryopteridaceae::Wildwood Twist Japanese Painted Fern, Athyrium Wildwood Twist:A newer cultivar of the familiar Japanese Painted Fern.:(a-THI-ree-um)(nip-pon-IK-cum)(PIK-tum):
Z Liliaceae::Hosta Dancing Queen:::
Amaranthaceae ::Gomphrena Woodcreek series, Globe Amaranth Woodcreek series:A series of Globe Amaranth with a large color pallet and one of the best for cut and dried flowers.:(gom-FREE-na)(glo-BO-sa).:
Brassicaceae::Little Gem Candytuft:A compact cultivar of the perennial Candytuft.:(eye-BEER-is) (sem-per-VY-renz):
Hydrangeaceae::Hydrangea Dharuma:A smaller Hydrangea that is one of the first paniculata types to bloom.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Liliaceae:liliaceae tulipa fringed:Fringed Tulips:The Fringed Tulips are a relatively new type of tulip. The flowers have incised or fringed petals and bloom for a long period of time. They are mid-late season bloomers. Many of these are mutations of Single Late Tulips.::03.21.03 4.27.05
Scrophulariaceae::Diascia Diamante series:A cool season annual.:(di-AS-she-ah)(BAR-ber-ee):
Asteraceae::Sprite Creeping Zinnia, Sprite Sanvitalia:A series of low growing creeping plants with yellow and orange flowers. Used as a ground cover annual or in baskets and containers as a hanging plant.:(san-vi-TAY-lee-ah)(pro-KUM-benz):
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer ginnala:Amur Maple:A small growing tree or large shrub.::07.25.03 4.5.5
Asteraceae::Cosmic Series:A free flowering Cosmos with double Yellow, Orange, Red and Gold flowers.:{KOZ-mos)(sul-fer-EE-us):
Rosaceae::Henry Hudson Rose:A very hardy, rugosa rose that stays neat and tidy. Very hardy and disease resistant.::04.05.06
Cactaceae::Monstrose Totem Pole Cactus:Has large, smooth knobs or remnants of ribs with spineless areoles, waxy moss-green. Much different from the non-monstrose plant. Looks somewhat deformed.::4.12.5
Scrophulariaceae::Funfare Cape Fuschia series:A perennial in zone 7, used as an annual in colder gardens. I have seen fabulous plants of Funfare Wine in zone #5 gardens used as annuals.:(fye-geal-EE-us):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae juniperus communis depressa:Oldfield Juniper, Common Juniper:An extremely hardy vigorous coniferous shrub that is native to North America.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(kom-MU-nis):07.28.03
Asteraceae::Early Sunrise Coreopsis:A compact Coreopsis producing a pletherosa of semi-double flowers. Grows best in well drained soil full sun.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Rosaceae::George Vancouver Shrub Rose:A Kordesii shrub rose with red flowers. Does exceptionally well in cold climates.::
Cupressaceae ::Blue Rug Juniper, Wiltonii Juniper:A low growing, wide spreading Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(hor-i-zon-TA-lis):
Malvaceae::Flower-of-an-hour, Flower of an hour, Rose Mallow:A plant with a showy flowers. Considered a weed in some areas and a useable garden flower in others::12.08.05
Asparagaceae::Cordyline Kiwi, Kiwi Ti Plant:A tropical plant that is commonly used in combination with flowering annuals in outdoor pots and sometimes in gardens. Also can be grown as a colorful indoor plant.:(kor-dil-LYE-nee):
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Susan:A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series. Has red-purple flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah):05.24.06
Asteraceae ::Golden Groundsel, Britt Maria Crawford Ligularia:A large growing plant that requires moist soil conditions. Combination of the chocolate-maroon and orange daisy-like flowers make this an outstanding plant in the right spot.:(lig-yew-LAYER-ee-a)(den-TAH-ta):
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria:Sansevieria:This section contains general cultural information on growing Sansevieria.::4.26.05
Asteraceae::Hot Papaya Cone Flower, Echinacea Hot Papaya:The first double orange red Cone Flower.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Solanaceae::Pretty Much Picasso Petunia:An unusual Petunia with purple/magenta flowers rimmed with lime green.::
Hydrangeaceae::Miranda Climbing Hydrangea:A vine-type Hydrangea with gold variegated foliage. Climbs with aerial roots.:(high-DRAN-jee-a)(ah-ANOM-ah-la)(pet-i-oh-LAY-ris):
Moraceae::Golden Shadows Paper Mulberry:A small tree with gold yellow foliage that lasts throughout the growing season.:(broos-son-ET-ee-ah)(pap-ih-RIF-er-ah):
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae origanum dictamus:Dittany of Crete:A draught tolerant tender perennial that works well in patio pots and baskets.::12.01.03 4.21.05
Dryopteridaceae::Korean Twin Shield Fern:::
Asteraceae:asteraceae artemesia powis castle:Artemisia Powis Castle:A large Artemisia forming an upright mound of fine feathery silver foliage.:(ar-ti-MEE-si-a):11.08.01, rev 02.25.02 4.9.5
Ginkgoaceae::Fairmont Ginkgo:A large upright pyramidal tree.:(GINK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Aceraceae::Columnar Freeman Maple:A columnar form of the Freeman Maple.::
Caryophyllaceae::Crimsonia, Dianthus Crimsonia:A hardy Dianthus with frilled red flowers.:(dy-AN-thus):
Iridaceae::Whitewell Purple Crocus:A cultivar of the Snow Crocus.::
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Gold Star:A hardy yellow flowering Magnolia.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Loganiaceae::Butterfly Bush, Buddleia:Can become a large shrub in warmer climates but in zone #5 they tend to winter kill back to the ground keeping them much smaller. Grown as a hardy perennial in cooler climates. :(bud-LEE-a)(day-VID-ee-a):
Loganiaceae::Lo and Behold Blue Chip Butterfly Bush:A compact Butterfly Bush that blooms continually through out the summer.:(bud-LEE-a):
Asteraceae::Orange Coneflower , Eastern Coneflower, Showy Coneflower:The species version of the more commonly used Rudbeckia Goldstrum:(rud-BEK-ee-ah)(FULL-jih-dah):
Asteraceae::Codimidium Phillipine:Yellow flowers with burgundy to chocolate colored centers.::
Cupressaceae::Technito Arborvitae:A compact version of Techny Arborvitae.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae artemesia stellerana:Silver Brocade Artemisia:A low growing silvery foliage perennial that is tolerant of some draught.:(ar-te-MIZ-ee-uh):
Z Liliaceae::Grand Tiara Hosta:::
Alliaceae:liliaceae allium aflatunense purple sensation:Purple Sensation Allium:A tall, late blooming spring bulb. The flowers last over an extended period of time.::4.22.05
Hydrangeaceae::Little Lime Light Hydrangea:A smaller version of the old stand by "Lime Light Hydrangea". Reaching only around 4-5 feet.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Asteraceae::Aster Twilight:A cultivar of the native big leaf Aster with blue flowers.::
Scrophulariaceae ::Excelsior hybrids:Large biennial Foxglove with purple and white flowers surrounding the flower stalk.:(dij-i-TAL-is)(pur-PU-ree-ah):
Buxaceae::Variegated Boxwood:A Boxwood with white or cream edged leaves.::
Convolvulaceae:convolvulaceae ipomea batatas blackie:Sweet Potato Vine Blackie:A rapidly growing, bold, foliage plant. Very useful in pots by themselves or mixed with other annuals that can compete with their aggressive growth. This is an older variety of Sweet Potato Vine.:(ip-oh-MEE-a)(bat-TAT-as):5.16.05
Rosaceae::Snow Pavement Rugosa Rose, Schneekoppe Rose:An extremely hardy Rugosa rose with white flowers having a tinge of pink.:(ROE-sah)(roo-GO-sah):
Rosaceae::Common Pearl Bush:A large white flowering shrub.:(ek-soh-KOR-da)(ra-se-MOH-sa):
Onagraceae::Fuchsia, Yellow foliage Fuchsia:An ever popular plant that produces very showy, exotic pendulous blooms. Can be used in patio pots, hanging baskets, window baskets, etc. This variety has golden-yellow foliage.::5.1.05
Rosaceae:rosaceae rosa meidiland rose:Meidiland White:A busy shrub rose covered with double white flowers.::01.19.02 5.16.05
Convolvulaceae ::Sweet Potato Vine Ace of Spades:A dark leaf variety of Sweet Potato Vine. This is an older variety.:(ih-po-MEE-ah):
Asteraceae::Garnet Coreopsis:Bright garnet color flowers on a compact plant. Part of the Jewel series of Coreopsis from Terra Nova Nursery.::
Papilionaceae::Baptisia used in gardens:The False indigo is a hardy, native prairie plant. Can be used as a medium sized plant in the landscape. This page contains images of the False Indigo plant used in gardens.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Asteraceae::Marguerite Daisy Butterfly, Argyranthemum Butterfly:A Marguerite Daisy loaded with yellow daisy-like flowers, used as a potted plant or in the garden.:(ar-ji-RAN-the-mum)(froo-TESS-enz).:
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae dentaria lacinata:Cut-Leaved Toothwort:A white flowering ephemeral, blooming in the early spring. ::5.05.02 4.11.5
Pinaceae::Blue Fastigiate Scotch Pine, Fastigiate Scotch Pine:A dense multi-stemmed Scotch Pine, with a narrow upright growth habit.::
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae crassula argentea variegata:Variegated Jade:This a variegated form of the Jade. ::5.15.05
Poaceae::Scotland Tufted Hairgrass:A cultivar of the Tufted Hairgrass.:(deh-SHAMP-see-ah)(ses-pih-TOH-sah):
Labiatae::Blue Stockings Monarda:A Monarda with flowers that are more of a violet-purple color than true sky blue.:(mo-NAR-da):
Malvaceae::Rose Mallow, Swamp Rose Mallow:A shrub-like herbaceous perennial.:(hi-BIS-kus):
Brassicaceae::Vintage series Stock:A dwarf compact series of Stock.:(ma-the-OH-luh)(in-CAN-nuh):
Balsaminaceae::Star Dust series Impatiens:Each flower in this series has a white star center surrounded by a solid color.:(im-PAY-shenz)(wal-er-ee-A-na):
:::Click on this section to see gardens that are a mixture of different types of plants.::4.5.5
Caryophyllaceae::Snowfire Dianthus:A Dianthus with bright red centera and white outer petals. An AAS in 1978.::
Convolvulaceae::Blue Casbah Moroccan Glory Vine:A good plant for trailing out of window boxes and containers.:(kon-VOL-vew-lus)(sa-BAT-ee-us):
Saxifragaceae::Green Spice Coral Bells:A vigorus Coral Bell having green leaves with a silver ting and burgundy veins.::
Rosaceae::Mountain Frost Ussurian Pear:A narrow upright growing Ussurian Pear.:(PIE-rus)(uu-sor-ee-En-sis):
Rosaceae::Northern Mountain Ash, Showy Mountain Ash, Western Mountain Ash,:A native deciduous shrub or small tree. Very similar to Sorbus americana. At this point I am using the color of the fruit to distinguish between the two trees.:(SOR-bus)(de-COR-a):
Liliaceae:liliaceae tulipa single early:Single Early Tulips:Single early tulips bloom early in the season. At this time the weather is cooler and the flowers will last longer than the later blooming varieties.::03.21.03 4.27.05
Z Liliaceae::Hosta Popcorn:::
Solanaceae::Nikki red Nicotiana, Nikki red Flowering Tobbacco:A shorter compact version of the Flowering Tobaccos that are used as annuals.:(nih-ko-she-AN-a):
Scrophulariaceae ::Angelonia Serena, Summer Snapdragon Serena:An Angelonia series with compact plants with compact flowers. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(an-ge-low-nee-a)(an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):
Ranunculaceae::Thalictrum, Meadow Rhue, King of the Meadow:A tall Thalictrum that blooms earlier than most others.:(tha-LICK-trum):
Tiliaceae::Chancellor Little Leaf Linden:A Little Leaf Linden cultivar with a relatively upright compact shape.:(TIL-ee-uh)(kor-DAH-tuh):
Anacardiaceae::Golden Spirite Smoke Bush:An unique form of Smoke bush with golden yellow foliage changing to oranges, reds and corals in the fall.:(ko-TI-nus)(ko-GIG-ri-a):
Brassicaceae::Woad, Dyer's Woad:A plant with history going back to the Neolithic era. Has yellow flowers in an umbel and blue dye is extracted from the leaves. Is listed as an invasive weed in many areas.::
Betulaceae ::River Birch, Red Birch:A native tree found growing in moist soils. Will get a bad case of chlorosis in alkaline soils.:(bet-U-la)(NI-gra):
Oxalidaceae::Zinfindel Oxalis:A clover-like plant with dark foliage and yellow flowers.:(oks-AL-iss):
Hemerocallidaceae::Daylily with distinct throat or eye markings:This section contains pictures of the Daylilies with flowers having with distinct throat or eye markings.::
Rosaceae::Morton Black Chokeberry, Iroquois Beauty Black Chokeberry:A compact selection of Black Chokeberry.:(a-roh-NI-a)(mel-an-OH-car-pa):
Asteraceae ::Red Top Ageratum:A taller Ageratum with reddish purple flowers.:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
Berberidaceae::Secret Arrow Epimedium, Secret Arrow Barrowwort:An interesting Epimedium with bronzy foliage in spring and fall.:(epi-MEE-dee-um):
Geraniaceae ::Chocolate Mint Scented Geranium:A musty mint scented, rapidly growing rather sprawling Scented Geranium. The Chocolate comes from the brown blotch on the leaves.:(pel-r-GO-ni-um):5.11.05
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela florida french lace:French Lace Weigela, Brigela Weigela:A variegated Weigela with dark red flowers.:(wi-GEE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):4.12.05
Celastraceae:celastraceae celastrus scandens native site:Bittersweet:Pictures of Bittersweet in a native site.::
Convolvulaceae::Carnevale Di Venezia Morning Glory:A Morning Glory that produces white flowers with pink or blue stripes.:(eye-po-MEE-ah):
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Stans x heraciefolia:A herbaceous non climbing Clematis with flowers white on the outside and blue in the interior.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Acanthaceae:acanthaceae hypoestes phyllostachia:Freckle-face, Polka Dot Plant:A small plant with very colorful leaf markings. Needs bright light for the best leaf color.::3.23.02
Fumariaceae ::Zestfull Bleeding Heart:Ferny lacy foliage topped with light pink flowers.::
Vitaceae:vitaceae cissus rhombifolia:Grape Ivy:Listed as an easy plant to grow, but I have found at times can be a bit challenging growing as an indoor plant.:(SISS-us):4.21.05, 09.16.05
Pinaceae ::Gentsch White Canadian Hemlock:A globose to nested form of Hemlock with white tipped foliage.:(TSUU-ga)(can-ah-DEN-sis):
Araliaceae:araliaceae polyscias balfouriana marginata:Variegated Balfour Aralia:A relatively easy to grow indoor plant. Will tolerate normal house humidity, but prefers a more humid site.:(pol-ISS-skee-as)(bal-for-ee-AH-nuh):4.9.5
Asteraceae::Parks Extra Double Prize:I have been watching this plant grow for many years at the Boerner Botanical Gardens. I finally snap some images. Can't find any data on this. ::
Papilionaceae::Baptisia Lunar Eclipse:Flowers start as light lemon over cream color, then age first to cream, then to light and ultimately medium violet, producing a unique two-to three-toned color effect::
Cupressaceae::Spartan Juniper:A fast growing tall pyramidal Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Papaveraceae::California Poppy:A short lived perennial grown as hardy or half hardy annuals.:(esh-OLT-zee-a)(ca-li-FOR-ni-ca):
Malvaceae::Indian Spring Hollyhock:A heirloom Hollyhock with single flowers in white, rose or pink.:(al-SEE-a)(Ro-see-a):
Solanaceae:solanaceae solanum dulcamara:Nighshade, Bittersweet, Bittersweet Nightshade, Bitter Nightshade, Blue Bindweed, Amara Dulcis, Climbing Nightshade, Fellenwort, Felonwood, Poisonberry:A weak vine having purple flowers with a yellow center. The leaves and fruit are toxic.::02.24.02 6.25.05
Begoniaceae::Begonia Sophie Cecile:A tall growing cane-like Begonia.::02.16.06
Ranunculaceae::WInky series Columbine::(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
Oleaceae::Regent Japanese Tree Lilac:A vigorous upright Japanese Tree Lilac.:(si-RING-a)(reh-tick-yoo-LAY-tuh):
Cupressaceae::Nigra Arborvitae, Dark Green Arborvitae:A tall pyramidal Arborvitae with dark green foliage. Good for tall hedges and wind breaks.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Commelinaceae::Pale Puma Tradescantia:A clump forming trailing plant for outdoor containers or bright indoor windows.:(tray-dess-CAN-tee-ah):
Liliaceae::Hosta Thunderbolt:::
Oleaceae::Emile Lemoine Lilac:A Lilac with bluish lavender flowers.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
Rosaceae::Champlain Rose:A very floriferous, hardy shrub Rose with dark red flowers. Part of Explorer series of Roses.::
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja occidentalis techny:Techny Arborvitae, Mission Arborvitae:A medium spreading, medium height needled evergreen shrub.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):5.17.05
Rhamnaceae::Tall Hedge Buckthorn, Tallhedge Glossy Buckthorn:A narrow upright version of the Buckthorn. Listed as an "Invasive Species" and should not be used in the landscape.:(RAM-nus)(FRNG-uu-la):
Salicaceae:salicaceae salix purpurea nana:Dwarf Artic Blue Willow, Dwarf Purpleoiser Willow:A very hardy dwarf willow.:(SA-liks)(per-PU-ree-a):6.1.05
Rosaceae::Variegated Meadowsweet, Aureo-Varigata Meadowswwet:A Meadowsweet with dark green leaves and a golden center variegation.:(fil-i-PEN-du-la)(ul-MAH-ree-ah):
Cyperaceae::Carex Prairie Fire:Forms an attract tussock of green bronze foliage.:(KAIR-eks)(test-uh-SEE-uh) :
Geraniaceae::Frensham Variegated Scented Geranium:A variegated form of the lemon scented Geranium.::
Caprifoliaceae::Glossy Abelia, Fragrant Abelia:A small to medium size shrub with fragrant light pink flowers.:(a-BEE-lee-uh)(mo-sahn-EN-sis):
Brassicaceae::Flixweed:A large growing plant with highly dissected leaves.::1.12.05
Primulaceae::Kiosana Primula:A shade loving perennial Primula that slowly colonizes an area by rhizomes.::
Hydrangeaceae::Mockorange, Virginalis Mockorange:An easy to grow shrub with white flowers:(fil-ah-DEL-fus)(vir-jin-AH-liss):
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea pungens glauca st. mary's broom:St. Mary's Broom Spruce:A low growing dwarf Spruce with intense blue foliage.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):7-21-01, 11-25-01
Z Liliaceae::Liberty Hosta:::
Campanulaceae::Sentimental Blue Balloon Flower:A lower growing Balloon flower with purple-blue flowers. Rated 4 out of 4 by the Chicago Botanic Gardens plant evaluation trials.:(plat-ee-KO-don) (gran-dih-FLOR-us):
Primulaceae::Scarlet Pimpernel, Common Pimpernel, Red Chickweed, Shepherd’s Clock; Poor man's Weather glass:The native weed can be grown as an ornamental producing a profuse amount of orange flowers.:(a-NA-ga-lis):
Asteraceae:asteraceae echinacea purpurea:Purple Coneflower:An extremely showy, easy to grow native prairie flower. A great butterfly attractor. Medium in height and spread.::4.8.5
Cactaceae:cactaceae echinocactus grusonii:Golden Barrel Cactus, Mother-in-law's Cushion:Golden Barrel Cactus is a plant which is recognized by many people. It is popular as a potted plant and an outdoor landscaping plant in mild climates.:(ek-in-oh-KAK-tus)(groo-SON-ee-eye):4.12.5
Rosaceae::Autumn Magic Chokeberry:A compact version of the native Chokeberry.:(a-roh-NI-a)(mel-an-OH-car-pa):
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Trehane:A creeping Veronica with yellow foliage and contrasting blue flowers.:(veh-RON-ih-ka) (prost-RAY-tuh):
Malvaceae::White Musk Mallow:A white flowering form of the Musk Mallow that has naturalized in the northeastern United States.:(MAL-va):
Berberidaceae::Ruby Carousel Barberry:A compact rounded shrub with ruby purple leaves.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae juniperus sabina broadmore:Broadmoor Juniper:A low growing wide spreading shrub for the full sun. It retains its green foliage throughout the entire growing season.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(sa-BEE-na):5.15.05
Caprifoliaceae::Weigela Rainbow Sensation:A variegated compact Weigela with pink flowers.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Ranunculaceae ::White Baneberry, Doll Eye's:A woodland plant producing clusters of white flowers followed by white berries on stout red stalks.::
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Queen Alexander:A medium Astilbe with deep pink flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Primulaceae::Angie Orange:Vibrant orange flowers on a semi-trailing plant. :(a-NA-ga-lis):
Fabaceae:fabaceae cercis canadensis:Eastern Red Bud, Red Bud:A nice small early blooming tree. Hardiness is linked geographically linked. Make sure the tree you but is hardy to your area.:(SER-sis)(kan-a-DEN-sis):5-28-01 05.17.05
Scrophulariaceae::Royal Bride Snapdragon:A tall Snapdragon with pure white flowers and also has a fragrance. May survive as a tender perennial in warmer climates, but mostly grown as an annual.:(an-tih-RI-num)(MAY-jus):
Labiatae ::Petite Delight Monarda:A short Monarda with pink flowers.:(mo-NAR-da):
Asteraceae::Zinnia Bonita Yellow:A Zinnia producing small flower of soft gold.::
Ulmaceae::Speckled Lacebark Elm:An Elm with variegated foliage.:(UL-mus)(par-vi-FO-li-ah):
Araucariaceae:araucariacea araucaria heterophylla:Norfolk Island Pine, Australian Pine :A plant that has been grown indoors since the Victoria era. Tolerates a variety of growing conditions. Nice to decorate at Christmas time. It is not a pine tree!!!::rev 03.17.03
Berberidaceae:berberidaceae berberis thunbergii aurea:Yellow Barberry, Golden Barberry:A medium size shrub with bright yellow foliage through out the entire growing season.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-BER-jee-a):4.11.05
Crassulaceae ::Variegated Sedum, Stripped Sedum, (Sedum spectabile):An upright Sedum with yellow to cream center leaves. ::
Caryophyllaceae::Supra Purple Dianthus:A purple to rosy purple Dianthus which is part of the Supra Series.:(dy-AN-thus):
Hydrangeaceae::Oakleaf Hydrangea Alice:An Oakleaf Hydrangea with large white inflorescence and tolerates full sun.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(kwer-se-FOH-lee-uh):
::House 4:This section contains a series of pictures illustrating different ways to design a front yard. This set was taken in a yard that I designed and installed. This is a new planting. Some text has been added but mainly I use this as part of a presentation in my workshop "Designing the Front Yard"::
Poaceae ::Dallas Blues Switch Grass:A large warm season grass with blue foliage.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Cruciferae::Rock Cress:A photo album of different Arabis cultivars:(AR-a-bis):05.05.06
Crassulaceae::Pink Chalis Sedum:A variegated sport of Sedum Brilliant with blue green leaves and white edge. Vibrant pink flowers.::
Asteraceae::Angelique:A Achillea millefolium cultivar with red flowers. Reported not to flop as much as other A. millefolium cultivars.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Euphorbiaceae::Gout Plant, Gout Stick, Buddha Belly, Guatemala Rhubarb, Tartogo, Bottleplant Shrub, Purging-nut,:An interesting succulent plant with a swollen base.:(JAT-roh-fuh)(pod-AG-ree-kuh):
Marantaceae::Triostar Stromanthe:A multicolored evergreen tropical foliage plant.:(stroh-MAN-thee)(san-GWIN-ee-a) :
Begoniaceae::Big series Begonias:An interspecies hybrid plant. Available in the following leaf and flower color cultivars: Pink Green Leaf, Red Bronze Leaf, Red Green Leaf, Rose Bronze Leaf and Rose Green Leaf.:(be-GON-yuh):
Poaceae::Bad Land Switch Grass:A clumping Switch Grass that develops purple tips on it's blue-green foliage.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Asteraceae::Jubilee Gen Cornflower, Jubilee Gem Bachelor Buttons :An heirloom annual that produces vibrant blue flowers.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh):
Boraginaceae::Heliotrope Marine:One of the more common Heliotrope cultivars grown and sold for the bedding plant market. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(hee-li-oo-TROP-i-um)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae viburnum lentago (natural):Nannyberry Viburnum:A large native shrub found growing in moist woodlands, thickets and borders of wet areas. Good in naturalized areas providing food for birds.::10.02.02 4.12.05
Malvaceae::Novella Rose Tree Mallow:A dwarf, early flowering flower with bright rose blooms on compact plants. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(la-VAT-er-a):
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria unknown:Sansevieria:A group of plants I snapped pictures of and neglected to ask them their name.::4.26.05
Oleaceae:oleaceae forsythia gold leaf cultivars:Gold Leaf Forsythia Cultivars:Images of Gold leaf cultivars.::6.22.02
Crassulaceae ::Tiny Buttons Sedum, Blue Carpet:A low growing Sedum with blue-green soft feathery leaves. ::
Caprifoliaceae ::Compact Koreanspice Viburnum:A compact form of the early flowering Carlesi Viburnum.:(vy-BER-num)(kar-LEE-see-eye):
Hamamelidaceae::Blue Shadow Fothergilla:A dramatic Fothergilla starting with flowers, followed by green leaves and changing to powder blue. I first stumbled across this plant and the intense powder blue of the foliage was hard to believe.:(faw-thur-GIL-luh):
Rosaceae::Quince, Golden Apple Tree, Fruiting Quince Tree, Common Quince:A small wide spreading tree that produces an edible fruit.:(sigh-DOH-nee-uh)(ob-LON-guh):
Rosaceae::Wilsons Cotoneaster:A low dense growing shrub.:(ko-tone-EE-aster):
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae astillbe chinenesis:Astilbe Visions:An Astilbe with raspberry pink flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee)(chi-NEN-sis):6.1.05
Caprifoliaceae ::Blackhaw Viburnum (natural site):A large ornamental shrub or small tree. White flowers in May with red fall foliage.:(vie-BER-num)(prune-ni-FO-li-um):08.30.05
Alliaceae::Lavender Globe Allium, Lavender Globe Flowering Onion:A 18 inch Allium with globes of light lavender to purple flowers.:(AL-ee-um)(tan-GOO-tik-um):
Piperaceae::Peperomia JayDe:A fast growing Peperomia with large round, shiny green leaves. At first glance I thought this plant was Peperomia obtusifolia on steroids, but the label proved me wrong.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh):
Portulacaceae:portulacaceae portulaca afra:Elephant Bush, Elephant Food, Elephant Plant, Miniature Jade, Dwarf Jade, Spekboo:A succculent plant that will thrive in a full sun window.:(por-tew-luh-KAR-ee-uh) :5.10.05
Oleaceae::Blanche Sweet Lilac:A Lilac with large blue to whitish blue flowers. :(si-RING-gah)(hy-uh-sin-ih-FLOR-uh):
Asteraceae::Wild Light Blue Aster:A strain of the Showy Aster with light blue flowers.::
Cupressaceae::Holbert Juniper:A bluish colored lower growing spreading Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Euphorbiaceae ::Copperleaf Plant, Copperleaf Plant Beyond Paradise:The color drenched foliage of Copperleaf Beyond Paradise, adds a tropical touch to the garden.:(a-KAL-ee-fa)(wilks-ee-AN-ah):
Gentianaceae:gentianaceae gentiana alba:Cream Gentian, Pale Gentian, Yellow Gentian:Has a whorl of closed, cream to white colored flowers sitting atop a 2 foot stem.::11.21.02 5.18.05
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium clarkei kashmir white:Kashmir White Geranium:An easy to grow white flowering, mid-sized hardy Geranium for the full sun to partial shaded area of the garden.::02.21.02 4.18.05
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae salvia guaranitica argentina skies:Salvia Argentina Skies:A large growing Salvia with light blue flowers.:(SAL-vee-a)(gar-an-IT-i-ca):4.22.05
Asteraceae::Marguerite Daisy Comet White:A Marguerite Daisy loaded with single white flowers. Can be used as a potted plant or in the garden.:(ar-ji-RAN-the-mum)(froo-TESS-enz).:
Dryopteridaceae::Autumn Brilliance Fern:Most Autumn Ferns will have frond coloration in the spring and fall, but this cultivars colors are brighter.:(dry-OP-ter-iss)(er-rith-roh-SOR-uh):
Asteraceae:asteraceae helichrysum petiolare gray:Gray Leaved Licorice Plant, White Licorice:A sun loving, gray colored, tender perennial that is very useful in combination with other plants in outdoor pots.:(he-lee-KRIS-um)(pe-tee-o-LA-ree):rev 6.02.02 4.9.5
Polemoniaceae::Scarlet Flame Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with compact moss-like foliage and red with darker center eye.:(floks)(sub-EW-lah-tah):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela florida:Weigela Eva Supreme:A medium to large growing shrub with bright red funnel shaped flowers.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):4.12.05
Polemoniaceae::Garden Phlox Miss Holland:A Garden Phlox with white flower having a red eye.:(floks)(pa nic ew LAH ta):
Asteraceae::Gaillardia Red Plume, Red Plume Blanket Flower, Red Plume Indian Blanket:An annual Gaillardia with brick red domed flowers.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh)(pul-KEL-ah):
Caryophyllaceae ::Dianthus Coconut Punch:A member of the Fruit Punch Series.:(dye-AN-thus):
Oleaceae:oleaceae fraxinus americana autumn purple:Autumn Purple Ash:A selection of White Ash with deep reddish purple fall color.:(FRACK-sih-nus)(ah-mair-i-KAY-nuh):4.30.05
Solanaceae:solanaceae nicotiana sylvestris:Nicotiana sylvestris, White Shooting Star:A very tall annual with large white flowers.:(ni-ko-shee-AN-a):07.23.03 6.24.05
Ulmaceae::Camperdown Elm, Upside Down Elm, Umbrella Elm:A weeping Elm that is grown as a top graft.:(UL-mus)(GLA-bra):
Liliaceae::Hyacinths:Slightly fragrant colorful racemes of flowers.::04.30.06
Hemerocallidaceae::Kwanso Daylily:A very rapid spreading double orange Daylily.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
Hemerocallidaceae::Gold Daylily:This section contains gold flowering Daylilies.::
:::A symbiotic relationship of a fungus and alga living together. They live in a thallus. The alga supplies the food for the fungus and thallus, while the fungus provides protection from the sun for the alga and produces a substrate that accelerates photosynthesis. Rheindeer moss is a lichen.::
Pinaceae::Dwarf Hunnewelliana Spruce:A bluish colored dwarf conifer starting as a mounded plant, forms a leader and than forms a pyramidal plant.::
Apocynaceae::Eastern bluestar, Blue dogbane, Willow amsonia, Woodland bluestar:A native wild flower with pale blue flowers and bright yellow fall color.:(am-SO-knee-uh) (tab-er-nay-MON-tah-nuh) :
Begoniaceae ::Rieger Begonias, Winter Flowering Begonias:A Begonia used as an annual or grown indoors as a flowering plant.:(be-GON-yuh) :
Hemerocallidaceae::Little Business Daylily:A diploid, semi-evergreen re-blooming small red Daylily.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
Lamiaceae ::Coleus Sedona:A Coleus with rusty orange colored foliage.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez):
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Royal Candles, Dwarf Spike Speedwel:Compact plants bearing bright blue flowers.:(ve-RON-i-ka)(spi-KA-ta):
Asteraceae:compositae tanacetum vulgare:Tansy:An old fashion garden plant that has escaped into the wild.::4.16.05
Ranunculaceae::Delphinium nudicaule, Canyon Larkspur, Red Larkspur, Orange Larkspur, Canyon Delphinium:A small species Delphinium with orange red flowers.:(del-FIN-ee-um):
Asteraceae:compositae senecio macroglossus variegatus:Variegated Wax Plant, Cape Ivy, Natal Ivy:A relatively easy to grow vine with glossy, waxy variegated leaves.:(sen-NEESH-shee-oh)(mak-roh-GLOS-us):4.16.05
Taxodiaceae::Krzysztof Yew:A narrow upright Yew.:(TAKS-us):
Asteraceae::Echinacea White Swan:A white blooming Echinacea with large flowers and a brown/bronze cone.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Cupressaceae ::Kallay's Compact Juniper:A flat top Pfister type Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):01.30.06
Hamamelidaceae:hamamelidaceae hamamelis vernalis:Vernal Witchhazel Sandra:The cultivar Sandra is an improvement over the species plant with larger flowers, better fall foliage and early spring foliage color.::4.13.02 4.18.05
Euphorbiaceae:euphorbiaceae codiaeum variegatum pictum:Croton flowers:In this section are pictures of the Croton's flowers. Not very ornamental but interesting.::5.17.05
Fumariaceae::Dicentra Ivory Hearts :Nodding white heart shaped flowers are held above the deeply cut blue green foliage.:(dy-SEN-truh):
Cupressaceae::Needled Juniper, Temple Juniper, Weeping Rigid Needle Juniper:A tall rapid growing Juniper with weeping branches that develop as the plant grows larger.:(ju-NIP-er-us):
Verbenaceae::Gold Edge Golden Dewdrop:A tropical gold variegated shrub.:(duu-RAN-ta):
Saxifragaceae::Featherleaf Rodgersia:Large plants for the shaded moist areas of the garden.:(rod-JERZ-ee-ah):
Poaceae::Prairie Cord grass, Freshwater Cord grass, Marshgrass, Rip gut:A thicket forming, rhizome spreading grass native to wet areas.::
Rosaceae::Cumulus Lamark Service Berry:Had trouble finding any direct information on this particular Service Berry. The genus species name is the one stamped on the label created by the arboretum.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae rudbeckia nitida herbstonne:Rudbeckia Herbstonne, Giant Rudbeckia:A wide spreading very tall full sun perennial. Because of its size and large amount of flowers, this plant can become a show stopper in your garden. It sure is in mine.:(rud-BEK-ee-a)(nit-TI-da):4.10.5
Alliaceae::Blue Globe Allium:A late blooming Allium with globular blue flowers:(AL-ee-um)(sir-EW-lee-um):
Asteraceae::Achillea Schwellenburg:Has the deep gold flowers of Coronation Gold, plus the silver ferny foliage of Moonshine.::
Anacardiaceae:anacardiaceae cotinus obovatus:American Smoke Tree, Chittamwood:A large shrub or small tree with puffy smoke-like flowers.:(ko-TI-nus)(ob-oh-VA-tus):4.8.5
Clethraceae::Clethra Hokie Pink:A good shrub for the moist areas of the yard. Has fragrant deep pink flowers and good fall color.:(KLETH-rah)(al-ni-FO-li-a):
Acanthaceae:bromeliaceae aechmea photo album:Hairy Wild Petunia:A good plant for rock gardens and dry well drained sites.::
Apocynaceae::Atropurpurea Vinca:A good ground cover plant for the shaded areas having green foliage and purple flowers.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):
Lamiaceae::Blue Fortune Agastache, Blue Fortune Hyssop:A hybrid between an American and Russian Agastache.:(ag-ah-STACH-ee):
Oleaceae::Wedgwood Blue Lilac:A single flower Lilac with bluish flowers.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):Oleaceae
Rosaceae::Rambling Red Rose:A climbing rose with double red flowers.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae antennaria dioica:Mountain Everlasting, Cat's Foot, Cat's Feet:A low growing perennial that needs dry light soil.:(an-ten-ar'i-a)(die-o-i'ka):4.9.5
Primulaceae ::Cortusa-leaved Primula:::
Labiatae:labiatae solenostemon scutillarioides:All Gold Lemon Balm, Golden Lemon Balm:An all gold selection of Lemon Balm. Grown both as an ornamental perennial or a culinary herb.::04.01.05
Crassulaceae::Gooseberry Fool (Sedum telephium subsp Maximum)::(SEE-dum)(te-LE-fee-um):
Asteraceae:asteraceae silphinum terebinthinaceum:Prairie Dock:A very tall, long lived native prairie plant.:(SIL-phee-um):4.11.5
:mixed prairie scenes:Prairie scenes:A photo album of plants in restored prairies.::4.5.5
Rosaceae::Martha's Vineland Shrub Rose:A shrub rose with bright crimson flowers.::
Lamiaceae::Golden Jubilee Agastache, Golden Anise Hyssop,:A stunning plant with golden foliage and purple flowers. Does a good job of maintaining the color throughout the growing season.:(Ag-a-STACH-ee)(fe-NIK-u-lum):
Solanaceae::Petunia exersta:A species non-hybrid plant that blooms for ever with lots of red tubular flowers. Supposedly Hummers like these plants.:(peh-TEWN-ya)(ek-SER-tuh):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae juniperus squamata blue star:Blue Star Juniper:A very slow growing, dwarf spreading conifer with blue foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(skwa-MA-ta):5.15.05
Labiatae ::Monarda Marshals Delight:A mildew resistant Monarda with pink flowers.:(mo-NAR-da):
Phyllanthaceae::Snow Bush, Hawaiian-Leaf Flower, Sweet Pea Bush, Calico Plant:A tropical shrub I have grown as an indoor plant in zone #5.:(BRAY-nee-uh):
Liliaceae::Gold Crown Hosta, Hosta Fortunei Marginata, Gold-Edged Plantain Lily:A heirloom Hosta with green foliage and gold yellow to yellow margins.::
Grossulariaceae::Clove Current, Golden Current, Buffalo Current, Missouri Current:A native shrub with fragrant yellow flowers. Will spread by suckers to form a colony.::
Plumbaginaceae::Leadwort, Plumbago:A nice ground cover with true blue flowers.:(ser-at-o-STIG-ma)(plum-bah-gi-NOI-deez):
Apocynaceae::White Periwinkle:A white form of Periwinkle. Can be less vigorous than the common blue Periwinkle.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor)(al-BAA):
Apiaceae::Masterwort Rainbow:Delicate star like flowers with a ring of bracts.:(a-STRAN-tee-a)(m-A-jor):05.06.06
Caryophyllaceae ::Pink Fairy Baby's Breath:A pink flowering version of Bristol Fairy.:(gyp-SOFF-ill-un)(pa-nik-ew-LAY-ta):
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria hallii baseball bat:Baseball Bat Sansevieria, Blue Bat Sansevieria:A very unusually shaped plant. :(san-se-VEER-ee-uh) :4.26.05
Polygonaceae::Red Veined Dock, Bloody Dock, Red Veined Sorrel, Bloodwort, Bloody Wood:A plant grown for its colorful foliage. Young leaves are edible.:(ROO-meks)(san-GWIN-ee-us):
Ranunculaceae::Blue Bird Delphinium:A Delphinium with deep blue flowers and white eyes:(del-FIN-ee-um):
Polemoniaceae::Ipomopsis Hummingbird Mix:A tall slender plant for the back of the border. Will make great cut flowers.:(ih-po-MOP-sis):02.24.06
Cupressaceae::Gold Cone Juniper:A dwarf pyramidal gold colored Juniper.::
Cupressaceae ::Blue Forest Juniper:The branches grow upright resembling a miniature forest.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(sa-BEE-na):01.30.05
Ranunculaceae::False rue anemone:A native wild flower found growing in moist woods and forests.::
Iridaceae::Katherine Hodgkin Dwarf Iris:An interesting Dwarf Iris hybrid with unusual flower colors.::
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae salvia patens blue angel:Salvia Blue Angel:This is a cultivar of the Gentiana Salvia.:(sal-VEE-a)(PA-tenz):04.20.03 4.22.05
Plantaginaceae::Narrowleaf Plantain, Buckhorn Plantain, English Plantain, Narrowleaf Plantain, Ribwort Plantain, Ribleaf, buckhorn,Lamb's Tongue:A common perennial weed growing in the lawn or disturbed areas.::
Hypericaceae:hypericaceae hypericum frondosum:Hypericum Sunburst:An excellent small shrub for the garden. Grows in full sun, has bluish green foliage and bright yellow flowers.:(hy-PER-ee-kum):12.12.02, 12.29.02 4.19.05
Ranunculaceae::Peony Bartzella:A beautiful yellow Peony that is an intergeneric cross.::
Iridaceae::Roof Iris, Japanese Roof Iris:A small crested Iris with lilac flowers.:(EYE-ris)(tek-TOR-um):
Saxifragaceae::Browni Coral Bells, Heuchea Browni:A tough Heuchera with fuzzy leaves. Has been reported to tolerate heat, full sun and a little more dryness than other Heuchera.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Poaceae ::Pennisetum Hameln:A 3 foot tall Pennisetum with cream white flowers.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
Liliaceae::Risky Business Hosta:Vigorous Hosta with a white center on the leaves that lasts throughout the growing season.::
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela florida elvera:Weigela Midnight Wine:A dwarf version of Weigela Wine and Roses.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):4.12.05
Scrophulariaceae:scorphulariaceae chelone oblique:Pink Turtle-head, Turtle Head:A medium spreading, medium height, pink flowering plant. Grows best in moist sites.:(chel-O-nee)(GLA-bra):4.12.05
Poaceae ::Vanilla Grass, Sweet Grass, Holy Grass, Seneca Grass:The crushed leaves of this native grass have a strong fragrance. Native to wet areas.::
Crassulaceae::Sea Urchin Sedum:A low growing Sedum grown for its variegated foliage::
Magnoliaceae:magnoliaceae magnolia:Magnolia:This section has some general pictures and generalized information on Magnolias growing in zone #5.:(mag-NO-lee-uh):05.10.02 4.27.05
Rosaceae::Autumn cherry, Rose bud cherry, Tibetan cherry:::
Lamiaceae::Red Nancy Lamium:A Lamium similar to White Nancy except Red Nancy has dark rosy pink flowers.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):
Asteraceae:asteraceae echinacea pallida:Pale Purple Coneflower:Very similar to Purple Coneflower (E. purpurea) except the flower petals are thinner and reflex more.::4.8.5
Rosaceae::Sugar Tyme Flowering Crab:A white flowering Crab tree.::
:mixed garden scenes bulbs a garden in may::A series of picture of a garden I maintain, design and plant. It illustrates how bulbs can be inter-planted with perennials and shrubs to help mask the dying back foliage of the bulbs.::4.7.5
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae salvia argentea:Silver Sage:A short lived perennial forming a basal mound of silver, woolly, leaves. A good plant for a full sun, hot dry site.:(SAL-vee-uh)(ar-JEN-tee-uh):03.26.05
Brassicaceae:cruciferae lobularia maritima:Alyssum, Sweet Alyssum:A mat forming annual that thrives in the cool spring and fall. Most popular color is white.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta krossa regal:Hosta Krossa Regal:A large blue colored Hosta that forms a graceful vase shape with white flowers on scapes that reach up to five feet tall. A classic Hosta.::4.26.05
Lamiaceae::Salvia Gruppenblau:A older German Salvia Hybrid. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(SAL-vee-a)(fa-rih-NAY-see-a):
Ericaceae::Rhododendron Weston Pink Diamond:::
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae sambucus nigra marginata:Variegated European Elder:A variegated form of the European Elder.:(sam-BU-kus)(NIE-gra):4.12.05
Asparagaceae::Sansevieria Bantel's Sensation:A sport of S. trifasciata laurentii.:(san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(try-fask-ee-AH-tuh):4.27.05
Hydrangeaceae::Smooth Hydrangea, Wild Hydrangea:This is the species plant from which many different cultivars have been derived.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Fagaceae::Girard English Oak:A tight upright yellow foliage form of the English Oak.::
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea abies fastigiata islels:Iseli Fastigiate:A very narrow conical Spruce.:(PY-see-ah)(A-bees):12.14.01
Taxodiaceae::Dawn Redwood:A very large deciduous conifer that will tolerate moist sites:(met-a-see-KWOY-ah)(glip-too-stroo-BOY-dez):
Styracaceae::Rosea Mountain Silver Bells:A small to medium tree with pink flowers in the early spring:{hal-EE-zhee-uh)(mawn-tih-KOLE-uh):
Aceraceae::Korean Maple, Purplebloom maple:A small hardy Maple tree with brilliant fall foliage.:(A-sir):
Bromeliaceae::Aechmea nidularioides:::
Liliaceae::Black Mondo Grass:A clumping plant with dark purple leaves almost black.:(o-fee-o-PO-gon):
Rhamnaceae:rhamnaceae rhamnus frangula:Glossy Buckthorn, Alder, Eoropean alder, Fen Buckthorn:An exotic, invasive small tree that is causing ecological havoc in many areas.:(RAM-nus):5.11.05
Poaceae::Lyme Grass, Blue Lime Grass, Blue Wild Rye, Dune Grass,Sand Rye Grass:An aggressive spreading grass with glaucous blue foliage. Used in a flower pot the stems can be going every which way. I tell people it has a perpetual bad hair day ::
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae barbarea vulgaris:Winter Cress, Yellow Rocket:The bright yellow flowers of this early blooming plant are very noticeable in the early spring landscape. It is a short lived perennial or biennial and is found growing just about anywhere.::5.25.02, 6.22.02 4.12.5
Scrophulariaceae::Angelonia Archangel series, Summer Snap Dragon Archangel series:A series of colorful Summer Snapdragons.:(an-ge-low-nee-a)(an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):
Caprifoliaceae::Teasel:A biennial roadside weed that can become invasive. Dried spiny seed heads are used in arrangements.::02.10.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae dracaena fragans massangeana:Corn Plant, Corn Plant Draceana:An old fashion, very easy to grow, robust plant. A medium to large plant, likes the bright to moderate lit areas. Can be called a "tough plant" ::4.22.05
Asteraceae::Golden Marguerite Daisy, Anthemis, Yellow Chamomile, Dyer's Chamomile:A perennial with bright yellow flowers and fine cut aromatic foliage.:(AN-them-iss)(tink-TO-ree-a):
Euphorbiaceae::Carmencita Pink. Caster Bean:A large plant grown for its foliage, structure and flowers. Most parts of this plant are poisonous.:(RISS-i-nus) :
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium x magnificum:Geranium magnificum:A medium tall, medium spreading plant for the full sun area of the garden. It produces a large amount of rich violet-blue flowers.::4.18.05
Rosaceae::Princess Bradford Pear:A rounded form of Bradford Pear.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
Caprifoliaceae::Guincho Purple Elderberry:An improved form of the purple leaf Sambucus.:(sam-BOO-kus)(NY-grah):
Lamiaceae::Lemon Monarda, Lemon Mint, Lemon Beebalm, Lemon Horsemint, Plains Horsemint, Lemon Bergamot:A fragrant Monarda grown as an annual.::
Crassulaceae::Red Rock Sedum:A low growing spreading plant with reddish foliage in the spring followed by deep pink to red flowers.::
Alliaceae::Edible Onions:This section contains some information and images of edible onions.::
Asteraceae ::Marguerite Daisy Vanilla Butterfly, Argyranthemum Vanilla Butterfly:A quick growing plant loaded with creamy white to light yellow daisy-like flowers throughout the entire growing season.:(ar-ji-RAN-the-mum)(froo-TESS-enz).:
Cyperaceae::Carex Amazon Mist:Forms an arching tussock with two tone foliage.:(KAIR-ex)(KOH-manz):
Araceae::Japanese Jack-in-the-Pulpit, Japanese Jack in the Pulpit, Snow Rice-cake Plant, Japanese Cobra Lily, Gaudy Jack:A large Jack-in-the-Pulpit type plant with a smokey purple base and white inner cup. Grows in moist shaded areas of the garden.:(air-ris-SEE-muh) (si-ko-kee-AH-num):
Pinaceae ::Asselyn Norway Spruce, Compact Norway Spruce:A slow growing compact Norway Spruce.:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):03.24.05
Poaceae:poaceae sporobolius heterolepis:Prairie Dropseed:A distinctive grass forming tufts of narrow leaves.:(spoor-OB-oh-lus):5.7.05
Asteraceae::Wyndley Sneezeweed:A more compact Helenium with yellow to copper yellow flowers.:(hel-EE-nee-um):
Cornaceae:cornaceae cornus mass golden glory:Golden Glory Cornelian Cherry Dogwood:A very early blooming large shrub or small tree.::5.15.05
Caprifoliaceae ::Golden Leaf European Cranberry Bush:A yellow leaf form of the European Cranberrybush.::
Convolvulaceae::Sweet Potato Vine Bronze Beauty:A bronze colored Sweet Potato Vine with spade shaped leaves:(ip-oh-MEE-a)(bat-TAT-as):
Rosaceae::Adams Ornamental Crab, Adams Flowering Crab:A nice pink flowering Ornamental Crab tree.::
Asteraceae::Spotted Knapweed,:An introduced plant that has become a pest in cultivation.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh):
Cactaceae::Uebelmannia:A solitary Cactus with blue-gray skin.:(yoo-bel-MAHN-ee-uh)(pek-tin-EE-fer-uh):
Asteraceae::Henry Eilers Rudbeckia:A cultivar of the native Fragrant Coneflower. The petals are tubular with blunt tips.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):
Poaceae::Seersucker Sedge, Plantain-leafed Sedge, Broad-leafed Sedge:A native Sedge with broad shining green leaves.:(KAIR-ex):
Asteraceae::Tall Thistle, Wood Thistle:A tall native Thistle.::
Iridaceae::Dalmatian iris, Variegated Iris, Variegated Sweet Iris:The bold sword shaped leaves of this Iris can add a bright spot to the garden::
Saxifragaceae::Umbrella Plant, Indian Rhubarb, Poor Man's Gunnera:A large growing, aggressive water loving perennial. Best in shady moist sites.:(dar-MER-ah)(pel-TAY-ta):
Papilionaceae:fabaceae baptisia alba var macrophylla:White Wild Indigo:A native perennial producing showy white flowers that contrast nicely against the dark stem.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):05.17.05
Ranunculaceae::Honorine Jobert Windflower, Honorine Jobert Anemone:A vigorous white blooming heirloom Windflower. Can become an aggressive spreader in the garden.:(a-NEM-oh-nee):
Bromeliaceae::Guzmania wittmacki:::
Cyperaceae ::Trimberg Wood Sedge, Wood Sedge:A small wiry clump forming sedge that prefers moist soil and some shade.:(KAIR-ex)(sil-VAH-tee-kah):
Commelinaceae::Geogenanthus :A low growing tropical perennial. Good for indoors and terrariums.:(geo-jen-AN-thus):
Asteraceae::Porquerolles Artemisia :A feathery silver foliage plant that probably is not very hardy in zone #5.:(ar-te-MIZ-ee-uh):
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae hippeastrum:Amaryllis:A long lived, easy to flower indoor plant.::
Poaceae:poaceae helictotrichon sempervirens:Blue Oats Grass:A clump forming grass with glaucous blue foliage.:(hel-lik-toh-TRY-kon):5.7.05
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Campanulaceae::Champion Campanula series, Canterbury Bells:An improved series of Canterbury Bells. Being biennial they will be rather nondescript the first year and than flower the next.:(kam-PAN-u-lah):
Poaceae:poaceae pennisetum setaceum rubrum:Pennisetum rubrum, Fountain Grass, Purple Fountain Grass:An annual grass with striking purple foliage. Can be used in the garden or in containers. Will withstand frost. :(penn-ih-SEE-tum):11.08.01 5.7.05
Liliaceae::Hosta Great Expendations:A large, slow growing Hosta with creamy yellow center surrounded by a bluish green margin.:part shade to shade:
Apiaceae::Compact Patio Dill:A common herb with a long history medicinal and culinary uses. Seeds, flower tops and leaves all have culinary uses. This is listed as a compact variety good in containers.:(a-NEE-thun):
Lamiaceae ::Chocolate Truffles Ajuga:Depending on the light and growing conditions, this Ajuga can get very dark.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe pumila:A short Astilbe with pink flowers. Forms a thick mat of foliage making it a good candidate for a shady ground cover.:(ah-STIL-bee)(chi-NEN-sis):
Cupressaceae::Buffalo Juniper:A low growing ground cover type Juniper with green foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us):
Asteraceae::Shredded Umbrella Plant:A plant grown for its ornamental deeply cut umbrella-like foliage. ::
Oleaceae::Madame Lemoine Lilac:A white flowering Lilac.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Aceraceae::Three-Flowered Maple:A small Maple tree tolerant of shaded conditions. Has exfoliating bark.:(AYE-cer)(try-FLOR-um):11.23.05
Hippocastanaceae::Fort McNair Red Horsechestnut:A hybrid red Horsechestnut with showy pink flowers.:(es-KU-lus)(KAR-nee-a):
Caryophyllaceae::Creeping Baby's Breath Rosea, Creeping Baby's Breath :A low growing Baby's Breath for full sun well drained soils. Good for edging and cascading over walls.:(jipp-SOFF-ill-uh)(REE-penz):
Rosaceae::White Meadow Sweet, Narrowleaf Meadowsweet, Pale Bridewort or Pipestem:A native shrub found growing in wet areas.::
Caryophyllaceae :carophyllaceae dianthus gratianapolitanus:Cheddar Pink:An extremely hardy Dianthus with gray green foliage and clove scented pink flowers.:(dye-AN-thus)(grah-tee-an-o-po-li-TAH-nus):
Asteraceae::Cruizin Electric Avenue Coreopsis:Looks alot like the original "Coreopsis Moonbeam", but has larger flowers and larger in size.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Rosaceae::Little Angel Burnet:A unique Burnet with variegated foliage and maroon button-like flowers.:(san-gwi-SOR-ba):
Aizoaceae::Hardy Ice Plant, Cooperi Ice Plant, Trailing Ice Plant:A great plant for the hot dry area of the yard.:(del-oh-SPUR-muh)(koo-PER-ee):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Emperors Wave (Hylotelephium telephium):A new hybird plant from the Jelitto Seed Company of Germany.::
Scrophulariaceae:scrophulriaceae veronica spicata red fox:Veronica Red Fox:A 12-15" growing plant that likes the full sun and tolerates draught conditions.:(ve-RON-i-ka)(spi-KA-ta):07.30.03 6.24.05
Magnoliaceae::Spring Snow Magnolia:A white flowering Magnolia.:(mag-NO-li-ah)(LEEB-ner-eye):
:combinations perennials:Perennial Combinations:This section contains a hodgepodge of pictures showing different perennials growing together.::4.5.5
Rosaceae::Sem Falsespirea, Ural False Spirea.:A shrub that puts on a multiple foliage color display throughout the growing season. Is a very aggressive spreading/suckering shrub that will need constant sucker removing to control its spread.:(sor-BAY-ree-uh)(sor-bee-FOH-lee-uh):
Convolvulaceae::Silver Ponyfoot:A fast growing groundcover or hanging basket plant for the full sun area of the garden.:(dy-KON-drah)(ar-JEN-tea-uh):6.25.05
Rosaceae:rosaceae prunus x cistena:Purpleleaf Sand Cherry, Prunus cistena:An extremely popular over used purple leafed plant. Can be grown as a small tree or medium to large shrub.::5.16.05
Alliaceae:liliacea allium cernuum:Nodding Onion, WIld Onion, Lady's Leek:A native perennial plant forming a nodding umbel of white to light lavender flowers.::4.22.05
Asteraceae::Pow Wow Berry Coneflowers:The color of this Coneflower can be a vivid rose-purple. Branches from the base producing more flowering branches. An All American selection. :(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum John Creech, Sedum Dr John Creech ( Sedum spurium John Creech ):Reported to be one of the best Sedum spurium cultivars.::
Geraniaceae::Burgundy Pelargonium, Kalwerbossie Geranium:A dramatic combination of the silvery foliage and dark wine red colored flowers.:(pel-r-GO-ni-um):
Geraniaceae ::Shrubland Rose Scented Geranium:A large growing plant with a pungent scent.:(pe-lar-GO-nee-um):04.15.05
Pinaceae::Repens Gold Norway Spruce:A dwarf Norway Spruce with golden green to yellow feathery foliage.:(PY-see-ah)(A-bees):
Rosaceae::Flowering Crab Golf Course:An upright to rounded white flowering Crab.::
Fagaceae::Purple Fountain Beech:A weeping Beech cultivar with narrow upright growth and weeping branches.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Asteraceae ::Arizona Sun Gaillardia series:A Gaillardia with orange red blossoms tipped by a ring yellow.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):
Liliaceae ::Hosta Undulata, Suji Giboshi:A common variegated Hosta with large areas of white variegation. This group of wavy leaf variegated Hosta has a lot of taxonomic confusion ::
Fagaceae::Weeping European Beech:A Weeping purple leaf Beech:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Strawberries and Cream:Name references the two toned color of the flowers.::
Asteraceae:compositae zinnia elegans profusion:Zinnia Profusion:A good compact single flowering Zinnia.::5.16.05
Asteraceae::New Look Dusty Miller:A cultivar of Dusty Miller with leaves shaped like Oak leaves.::
Caprifoliaceae::Red Wing Viburnum:A selection of Arrowwood Viburnum for its new leaves having a reddish tint.:(vy-BER-num):
Pinaceae::Hillside Creeper Scotch Pine:A prostate creeping form of the Scotch Pine. Stem intertwine and form a layered, ground hugging plant.:(PIE-nus)(sil-VES-tris):
Saxifragaceae::Red Light Astilbe:An Astilbe with red flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Convolvulaceae ::Sweet Potato Vine Sweet Caroline Series:A series of ornamental Sweet Potato Vines with a wide variety of foliage colors.:(ip-oh-MEE-a)(bat-TAT-as):
Polemoniaceae ::Candy Stripe Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with white flowers with a pink center stripe blooming in May.::
Iridaceae:iridaceae iris siberica:Siberian Iris:Although not as elegant of flowers like the more popular Bearded Iris, this is probably a better landscape perennial. It is very long lived, few if any insect problems and the foliage will hold up through out the entire growing season. Medium to tall in height and medium spread.::
Asteraceae::Berggarten Aster, East Indies Aster:A summer, free flowering Aster with violet-blue flowers and orange-yellow centers.:(ASS-ter)(ton-Go-len-sis):
Polypodiaceae::Christmas Fern:A hardy tough evergreen fern preferring the shaded areas of the garden.:(pol-IS-tick-um) (ak-ruh-stik-OH-id-eez):5.10.05
Lamiaceae::Bells of Ireland, Lady in the Bathtube, Shell FLower:Vertical plant with green colored bell shaped calyxes.:(mol-you-Chel-uh):
Rosaceae::Daphne Spirea:One of the smaller Spireas.:(sp-i-REE-a)(ja-PON-i-ka)(AL-pi-nah) :
Crassulaceae::Burrows Tail, Donkeys Tail:A very interesting but fragile Sedum. Needs bright light and an area where it won't get bumped.:(SEE-dum)(mor-gan-ee-AY-num):4.11.5
Ranunculaceae::Mona Lisa Anemones:A series of Anemone with a wide pallet of flower colors. They make good cut flowers.:(a-NEM-o-nee):
Agavaceae::Smooth Agave, Dwarf Century Plant::(a-GAH-vee)(de-smet-ee-AY-na):
Crassulaceae ::Weihenstephaner Gold Sedum, Orange Stonecrop, Kamschatka Sedum , Kamschatka Stonecrop:A low growing drought tolerant Sedum with yellow flowers starting in June.::6.25.05
Rosaceae::Nanking Cherry, Manchu Cherry:A medium to large spring flowering shrub.:(PRU-nus)(to-men-TOE-sa):5.26.05
Asteraceae::Stiff Sunflower, Showy Sunflower, Few Leafed Sunflower:A native Sunflower.:(HE-li-an-thus):
Alliaceae::Allium Mars:This Allium has one of darker purple colored flowers.:(AL-ee-um):
Violaceae::Painted Porcelain Viola::(vi-O-la):
Campanulaceae::Campanula Odessa:A cultivar of Campanula glomerata with upright light violet flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(GLOM-er-ah-ta):
Asteraceae::Achillea Seduction series:A series of Achillea millefolium with vivid colors and reported to have stronger stems.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Star Cushion, Sternkissen Dianthus:Forms a compact mound (or mat) of blue green foliage with a mass of fragrant pink blooms::
Cupressaceae::Filiformis Arborvitae:An unusual Arborvitae having thread-like branches.:(Thoo-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis) :
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae viburnum lantana mohican:Viburnum Mohican:A compact selection of the Wayfaring Bush Viburnum. A medium sized shrub for the full sun areas of the yard. :(vy-BER-num):6.01.02 4.12.05
Fabaceae::White Prairie Clover:A neat wispy legume with purple flowers in July and August.:(DAY-lee-uh):
Cyperaceae::Bronco Carex, Bronco Sedge:An interesting bronze colored plant with a mounded weeping growth habit.:(KAIR-ex)(KOH-manz):
Poaceae::Transparent Tall Moor Grass, Tall purple moor grass:As the name would suggest the flowers on the tall stalks seem transparent.:(moh-LIN-ee-ah)(ser-OO-lee-ah):
Lamiaceae::Little Spire Russian Sage:A compact cultivar of the larger Russian Sage.:(per-OFF-skee-uh):
Berberidaceae::Epimedium Rose Queen:A long lasting ground cover for the shaded to semi-shaded areas of the garden.:(epi-MEE-de-um)(grand-i-FLO-rum):4.30.05
Tiliaceae::Norlin Linden, Ronald Linden:A hardy faster growing Little Leaf Linden. :(TILL-i-a)(kore-DAY-ta):
Rosaceae::Edgewood Pear:A nice medium ornamental tree with white flowers in the spring.::
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum telephium mohrchen:Sedum Mohrchen:An upright clump growing Sedum with succulent-like burgundy leaves.::4.3.5
Cupressaceae ::Sea Green Juniper:A medium spreading and medium tall Juniper with a vase form of arching mint green foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):07.30.05
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja plicata atrovirens:Western red cedar Atrovirens:One of the larger Cedars that is used in the landscape.::08.22.03 5.17.05
Rosaceae::Dakota Sunspot Potentilla:A compact Potentilla with 1 inch deep golden yellow flowers.:(poh-ten-TILL-uh):
Asteraceae:asteraceae coreopsis tripteris:Atlantic Coreopsis, Tall Coreopsis:A tall growing native Coreopsis for the full sun area of the garden.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):11.17.01 4.8.5
Apocynaceae::Expoflora Vinca:An improved cultivar of the Variegated Vinca vine.:VING-kuh):
Fabaceae::Hyacinth Bean, Egyptian Bean, Stink Bean:A plant used as a food source in many parts of the world but also grown as an ornamental. The bright purple bean pods are the best ornamental feature. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(DO-li-kos):12.30.05
Aceraceae::Girard's Hybrid Paperbark Maple:A hybrid of the Paper Bark Maple.:(AYE-cer)(GRIS-ee-um):11.22.05
Acanthaceae::Crossandra Topic Flame, Firecracker Flower Tropic Flame:A tropical shrub with bright orange flowers.::
:::Images of Tulips growing in gardens.::
Iridaceae::White Tall Bearded Iris:This section contains images of Tall Bearded Iris that there main color is white::
Z Berberidaceae::Emerald Carousel Barberry:::
Asteraceae::Blue Boy Batchlers Button:An old fashion Cottage garden plant with blue double flower.:(sen-TOR-ree-ah):
Fabaceae::Ruby Moon Hyacinth Bean plant:A vigorous ornamental vine grown by Thomas Jefferson (species plant). A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(LAB-lab):
Rosaceae::Black Cherry:A common native tree valued for its lumber.:(PRO-nus)(ser-OT-i-na):7.20.05
Campanulaceae:campanulaceae campanula persicifolia:Blue Peachleaf Bell Flower:A medium plant that produces slender racemes of blue bell shaped flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(per-sis-i-FO-lee-ah):07.30.03 4.12.05
Hydrangeaceae ::Kyushu Hydrangea:An upright selection with lustrous green foliage.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Brassicaceae::Starbor Kale:A hybrid Kale with green ruffly edible leaves.:(BRAS-ee-ka)(awl-lur-RAY-see-uh):
:strutures pergola:Pergola:A structure with open wood-framed roofs supported by regularly spaced posts and often covered with plants. Provides for a shaded walkway or passageway::4.5.5
Asteraceae::Chocolate Eupatorium:A selection of the White Snake Root (Eupatorium rugosum) with dark burgundy foliage. :(yew-pah-TOR-ee-um)(roo-GO-sum):
Asparagaceae::Cherry Sensation Cordyline:A tropical plant that is commonly used in combination with flowering annuals in outdoor pots and sometimes in gardens. Also can be grown as a colorful indoor plant.:(kor-dil-LYE-nee):
Agavaceae:agavaceae beaucarnea recurvata:Pony Tail Palm, Elephants Foot:A very easy to grow "weird but lovable" plant. Does best in direct to bright light situations. It will form a large caudex.:(bow-KAR-nee-uh):
Rosaceae::Westwood Korean Sun Pear:A compact hardy ornamental pear.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
Scrophulariaceae:scorphulariaceae hebe:Hebe:A tropical evergreen shrub that is a good patio plant and indoor foliage plant.::6.24.05
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae anemone cylindrica:Thimble Weed, Candle Anemone:A short white flowering native prairie plant. Grows best in full sun drier sites.::07.06.03 5.10.05
Euphorbiaceae::Euphorbia Efanthia:A bushy Euphorbia with yellow-green bracts and green foliage changing to burgundy tones in the cooler weather.::
Poaceae:poaceae andropogan gerardii:Big Blue Stem, Turkey Feet:At one time the most abundant and tallest of grasses in the prairie. Can reach a height of 6-8 feet or more.:(an-droh-POH-gon)(jer-Ar-dee-eye):5.7.05
Lamiaceae::Walkers Low Catmint:The name implies a small plant but Walkers Low reaches 30 inches. Named after the garden of origin. Good for hot dry spots.:(NEP-e-ta):
Asteraceae:asteraceae cirsium arvense:Canada Thistle, Field Thistle, Creeping Thistle:A noxious weed that can be a major problem in gardens, landscape plantings or crop fields.::10.05.02 4.8.5
Urticaceae::Clearweed, Canadian Clearweed, Coolwort, Richweed :A weed that can become problematic when it builds up a seed bank in the soil.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae silphinum integrifolium:Rosin Weed:A 2-6 foot tall prairie plant with large yellow daisy-like flower.::08.13.02 4.10.5
Ranunculaceae::American Bugbane, Mountain Bugbane:A tall easy to cultivate Bugbane for the shaded areas of the garden.:(sim-i-SIF-u-ga)(ah-me-ri-KAH-na):
Z Liliaceae::Hosta Komodo Dragon:::
Poaceae::Gilded Tower Maiden Grass:A large growing grass with gold variegation.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Euphorbiaceae:euphorbiaceae ricinus communis:Castor Bean:An extremely large, exotic looking plant. Many a child was forced to consume the foul tasting Castor Bean oil to cure any of a number of aliments.::12.29.02 05.17.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae sansevieria trifasciata:Snake Plant, Mother-in-Law's Tongue :One of the more common Sansevieria. A very long lived plant.:(san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(try-fask-ee-AH-tuh):
Chenopodiaceae::Swiss Chard Orange Fantasia:A colorful edible vegetable that can find a place in your annual garden. Pull off the outer young leaves and eat in a salad or cook like spinach. Old leaves can become tough.:(BET-uh)(vul-GAIR-iss) :
Asteraceae::White Wood Aster:A white woodland Aster.::syn. Eurybia divaricata
::Garden with annuals:Images of annual gardens.::
Liliaceae::Cracker Crumb Hosta:A smaller Hosta with chartreuse foliage and lavender flowers.::
Ericaceae::Forest Flame lily of the valley bush, Forest Flame Pieris:A hybrid Pieris with colorful foliage and white flowers.:(pie-ER-is)(ja-PON-i-cum):
Araliaceae:araliaceae hedera helix spear leaf:Spear Leaf English Ivy:This section contains pictures English Ivy cultivars with thin, narrow spear shaped leaves.:(Head-er-ah)(HEE-licks):4.9.5
Poaceae::Calamagrostis Over Dam:An ornamental grass with variegate foliage.::
Rosaceae::Newport Plum:A medium size tree and one of the hardiest of all purple plums.::
Aceraceae::Crimson Sentry Maple:A broad columnar tree with maroon foliage.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
Liliaceae::Hosta King Michael:A large green Hosta.::
Asteraceae::Heliopsis Summer Nights, Summer Nights False Sun Flowr:An Oxeye Daisy cultivar with yellow flowers and red colored stems.:(hee-li-OP-sis)(hee-li-AN-thoi-deez):02.24.06
Violaceae::Etain Viola::(vi-O-la):
Ranunculaceae::Spring Magic Columbines:A series of shorter Columbine for the front of a garden.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
Solanaceae:solanaceae calibrachoa:Trailing Petunia, Calibrachoa, Mini Petunia:A plant that looks and acts a lot like a Petunia.:(cal-ih-brah-KOE-ah):6.24.05, 7.30.05
Moraceae::Variegated Creeping Fig:A variegated variety of the standard all green Creeping Fig. This plant has a wide, white leaf margin. ::4.30.05
Liliaceae ::Lily of the Valley:An aggressive ground cover for the semi-shaded moist areas.:(kon-val-AIR-ia):6.9.05
Asteraceae ::Ligularia The Rocket:Long stalks of yellow flowers on dark stalks stand above the mound of light green leaves makes this an outstanding plant for the correct spot in the garden.:(lig-yew-LAYER-ee-a)(sten-o-SEPH-a-la):
Rosaceae::Dropwort Meadowsweet, Fern-leaf Dropwort:A Filipenula that is tolerant of drier sites.:(fil-i-PEN-du-la)(vul-GA-ris):
Malvaceae:malvaceae malva alcea fastigiata:Malva, Hollyhock Mallow.:A beautiful hardy long flowering plant, but behind all of this beauty it is to some degree a thug. It can be an aggressive self-seeder. ::8-5-01 4.27.05
Poaceae::Autumn Moor Grass:A cool season grass flowering in the fall.:(ses-LER-ee-ah)(aw-tum-NAH-lis):
Scrophulariaceae:scrophulariaceae verbascum thapusu:Common Mullein, Adam's Flannel, Beggar's Blanket, Bullock's Lungwort, Bonhomme, Borraja, Common Mullein, Flannel Mullein, Flannel Plant, Feltwort, Fluffweed, Hare's Beard Gordolobo, Great Mullein, Jup:A biennial that produces a tall spike of yellow flowers. Has become an invasive weed in many areas of the United States.::11.08.03 6.24.05
Asteraceae::Aster Kickin Pink Chiffon:This improved Aster gets covered with daisy-like flowers in the fall.::
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Kawara Pink, Dianthus Kawara:A lacy pink cultivar of the Kawara series of Dianthus.:(dy-AN-thus):
Buxaceae:buxaceae pachysandra terminalis green carpet:Pachysandra , Pachysandra Green Carpet:An improved cultivar of the common Pachysandra terminalis. More compact with a dark green color.:(pak-i-SAN-dra)(ter-mi-NA-lis):11.08.01 4.12.5
Lamiaceae::Hidcote Lavender:Lavender Hidcote has spikes of dark violet flowers and has a strong lavender aroma.:(lav-AN-dew-lah) (an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):
Urticaceae:urticaceae pellionia daveauana:Watermelon Begonia:A plant with colorful leaves and creeping stems. Likes warmer temperatures and higher humidity.:(pell-ee-OH-nee-uh):4.20.05
Aquifoliacea::Winterberry::(EYE-leks):
Asteraceae::Sunshine Daydream Helianthus:A large perennial with fully double golden yellow flowers.:(hee-lee-AN-thus):
Lamiaceae ::Silver Beauty Ajuga, Variegated Ajuga:A slow growing white variegated Ajuga cultivar.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
Rosaceae::Chuckles Shrub Rose:A floribunda rose with clusters of pink flowers.::
Lamiaceae ::Silver Carpet Lamb's Ears:A lower growing Lamb' Ears that doesn't readily flower.:(STAY-kis)((by-zan-TEEN-A):
Asteraceae::Tuscan False Sun Sunflower:One of the shortest cultivars of Heliopsis, less than 2 feet tall.:(hee-li-OP-sis)(hee-li-AN-thoi-deez):
Lamiaceae::Hummelo Lamb's Ear, Hummelo Betony:Although in the same genus as Lambs ears and it's cultivars, this plants lacks the fuzzy foliage but has outstanding flowers.:(STAY-kis):
Lamiaceae:labiatae lamium amplexicaule:Henbit, Henbit Deadnettle, Common Henbit, Giraffe head:::6.02.02 04.21.05
Moraceae:moraceae ficus benjamina cultivars:Benjamin Fig Cultivars:This section contains pictures of different Benjamin Fig cultivars. Refer back to Ficus benjamina "Benjamin Fig" for complete cultural data. ::4.30.05
Ranunculaceae::Durandi Clematis:A strong non-clinging Clematis grown as a herbaceous perennial::
Pinaceae::Albyn's Prostrate Scotch Pine, Albyn's Prostrate and 'Albyn Prostrata.':A dwarf slow growing semi prostrate Scotch Pine.:(PIE-nus)(sil-VES-tris):7.20.05
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Heart and Soul:A medium to tall Astilbe with lavender pink flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Bignoniaceae::Trumpet Vine, Trumpet Creeper:A fast growing vine that can become invasive.:(KAMP-sis)(Rad-i-cans):
Saxifragaceae::Plum Pudding Coral Bells, Plum Pudding Heuchera:A compact Coral Bell with shiny burgundy leaves.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Hydrangeaceae ::Elf Pink Hydrangea, Piamina Comet:A dwarf mophead Hydrangea with pink flowers that can be blue in acidic soil.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
Plumbaginaceae::Prickly Thift:A low growing plant good for rock gardens.:(ak-anth-oh-LY-mon):
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae lamiastrum galeobdolon herman's pride:Lamium Hermans Pride:This is a non-invasive short plant with a narrow spread, silver flecked foliage and yellow flowers. Grows best in semi-shaded to shaded areas of the garden. ::7-29-01 04.21.05
Pinaceae::Blue Birds Nest Spruce:::
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae plectranthus purpuratus:Moth King Plectranthus, Purple Swedish Ivy, VIcks Plant:An easy to grow Swedish Ivy with gray green leaves and a purple underside.:: 4.21.05
Rosaceae::Japanese Bottlebrush, Japanese Burnet:Fluffy dense catkin-like flowers are borne on a 3-4 foot plant:(san-gwi-SOR-ba)(ob-TUS-a):
Solanaceae::Baby Bella Nicotiana: A well branched Nicotiana, loaded with red flowers.:(nih-ko-shee-AN-nuh)(SAN-der-ay):
Asteraceae::Golden Glow Cutleaf Coneflower:A cultivar of the Cutleaf Coneflower with fully double yellow flowers. Grows best in a moist site.:(rud-BEK-i-ah)(la-sin-ee-AH-ta):
Asteraceae::White American Basket Flower:A white flowering form of the native American Basket Flower.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh):4.8.5
Ranunculaceae::Winter Aconite:An early spring blooming bulb. It has yellow flowers and will push through the snow to bloom.::
Asteraceae ::Aster Honeysong Pink:A tall New England Aster with pink flowers.::
Commelinaceae::Red Hill Zebrina:A tumbling plant that produces a plethora of flowers packed around the terminal tips of the branches.::
Cornaceae::Ivory Halo Dogwood:A compact variegated Dogwood shrub with brilliant red stems.:(KOR-nus)(AL-ba):
Poaceae:poaceae calamagrostis x acutiflora karl foerster:Calmagrostis Karl Foerster:A tall, medium spreading grass, that is totally hardy to Zone #5. A slight breeze will set the stems in motion, adding movement to the landscape. Karl is as common in the landscape as Stella.:(ka-la-mo-GROSS-tis) :8-21-01 5.7.05
Magnoliaceae::Tuliptree, Tuliptree Magnolia, Tulip Popular, Yellow Popular, Whitewood, Canoewood:A large growing tree with beautiful flowers and fall color.:(lir-o-DEN-dron)(tu-li-PIF-eer-ah):
Solanaceae::Chilly Chilli Ornamental Pepper:An edible mild hot Pepper plant producing upright fruit changing from greenish yellow to orange to red.::
Euphorbiaceae::Java White:This tropical shrub has a beautiful yellow foliage splashed with various tones of green.:(a-KAL-ee-fa)(wilks-ee-AN-ah):
Rosaceae::Lancelot Flowering Crabapple:A small slow growing tree with white flowers.::
Asteraceae::Chocolate Cosmos, Black Cosmos:A fragrant flower with colors ranging from deep red to maroon. Can be a short lived perennial but mostly treated as annual.:(KOZ-mos)(a-tro-sanGWIN-ee-us):
Rosaceae::Geum Totally Tangerine:::
Liliaceae::Erythronium Pagoda:Yellow pendent lily-like flowers on 12 inch stalks.::
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Spring Beauty:A group of hardy heirloom Dianthus.:(dy-AN-thus)(ploo-MAH-ree-us):
Hydrangeaceae ::Big Bend Hydrangea::(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Papilionaceae::Yellow Wild Indigo:A slow growing native plant tolerating dry conditions, prefers full sun.:(bap-TIZ-i-a):
Asteraceae:asteraceae tages patula french dwarf marigold photo album:Marigold Bonanza series:A crested French Marigold with large 2 inch flowers.:(ta-GEE-tees):4.11.5
Asclepiadaceae::Ice Ballet Milkweed:A white flowering cultivar of the Swamp Milkweed. A source of food for Monarch butterflies.:(as-KLEE-pi-as)(in-kar-NAY-ta):
Campanulaceae::Lobelia Hot series:A compact Lobelia with blue, pink and white flowers. Lobelia is really a tender perennial grown as an annual.:(lo-BEE-li-ah):
Labiatae::Jacob Cline Monarda, Jacob Cline Beebalm:A natural occurring cross with dark red flower heads.:(mo-NAR-da):
Malvaceae::Mallow, French Hollyhock :A short lived annual or perennial that will refill your garden with many volunteer plants.::
Labiatae ::Monarda Balance:A deep pink Monarda with mildew resistance.:(mo-NAR-da) :
Cyperaceae ::Carex Snowline:Grows best in partial shade moist conditions forms arching tufts of narrow green variegated leaves.:(KAIR-ex)(KON-ih-kah):
Geraniaceae::Black-eyed Magenta Geranium, Black-eyed Magenta Canesbill:A low growing hardy Geranium with bright dark purplish red to magenta flowers and a dark center. A good rock garden hardy Geranium.:(jer-AY-nee-um):
Asteraceae:asteraceae helianthus tuberosum:Jerusalem Artichoke, Sunchoke, Earth Apple, Topinambour:An ornamental tall growing plant that produces edible tuberous roots.::4.9.5
Asteraceae ::Ageratum Leilani Blue:A taller Ageratum with fluffy blue blooms.:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
Crassulaceae::Sedum Maestro:A medium size perennial with pink flowers and bluish to purple foliage. Best in the full sun.::
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum sieboldi:October Sedum, Sieboldii Sedum:A beautiful plant that forms a interesting round mat of blue-green foliage. Blooms in the late summer or early fall.:(SEE-dum)(sie-BOLD-ee-eye) :4.4.5
Liliaceae::Sea onion, Climbing onion, Zulo potato:A weird but lovable highly succulent plant. The stem is a bulb from which a long twinning flowering stalk grows.::5.2.05
Crassulaceae ::Variegated Sedum:Touchy to grow in hardiness zone #5, but can be brought indoors and grown as a house plant.:(SEE-dum)(lin-AIR-ee):
Apiaceae::Dill, Dill Weed, Pickle Herb:A common herb with a long history medicinal and culinary uses. Seeds, flower tops and leaves all have culinary uses:(a-NEE-thun):
Asteraceae:asteraceae gaillardia x grandiflora burgundy:Burgundy Gaillardia:A 2-3' tall plant producing wine red flowers. Use in the hot dry areas of your garden where they are allowed to reseed.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):
Primulaceae ::Primula Gigantea mix:At the present I am not sure of the exact genealogy of these plants. The genus species I have used is off the labels at the gardens. With some more research I hope to solve this problem.:(prim-UU-la) (PRIM-eu-la):
Liliaceae:liliaceae chlorophytum comosum:Spider Plant, Green Spider Plant:A very easy plant to grow. This is the green version of the more popular Variegated Spider Plant. :(kloh-roh-FYE-tum):
Asteraceae:asteraceae gaillardia x grandiflora goblin:Gaillardia Goblin:A dwarf selection of Gaillardia with large 4-inch flowers.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):01.12.04 4.9.5
Asteraceae:asteraceae solidago canadensis:Canadian Goldenrod, Tall Goldenrod:One of the more common Goldenrods. Quickly colonizes disturbed areas or open fields. As with all Goldenrod's, they are not the culprit that cause allergy problems. Their pollen is relatively heavy and is carried away by insects not the wind.::09.15.02 4.11.5
Geraniaceae ::Prince Rupert Scented Geranium, Variegated Prince Rupert Scented Geranium:One of the more erect growing Scented Geraniums with lemon scented crisped margins leaves.:(pel-r-GO-ni-um):5.11.05
Pinaceae::Mops Mugo Pine:A dwarf form of the Mugo Pine.::
Papilionaceae::Purple Smoke Baptisia:A new Baptisia cultivar with smokey purple flowers.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Liliaceae::Waterlily Autumn Crocus:A double flowering form of the Autumn Flowering Crocus.:(KOHL-chi-kum) :
Cyperaceae ::Treasure Island Sedge:A slow spreading variegated ground cover sedge. Best for moist sites.:(KAR-eks)(sil-ee-ah-to-mar-gin-AY-ta) :
Poaceae::Wrights Dropseed, Big Sacaton, Sacaton:A tall, heat and drought tolerant grass.:(spoor-OB-oh-lus)(RITE-ee-eye):
Asteraceae::Ox Eye:A large growing perennial growing best in moist, well drained soil.::
Bromeliaceae:bromeliaceae guzmania lingulata:Guzmania lingulata:A group of Bromeliads that are a little more difficult to grow, but well worth the effort.::4.12.5
Asteraceae::Pink Pussy Toes:A good gray foliage plant for full sun dry rock gardens. Will cascade over rocks.:(an-ten-AR-ee-uh):
Dryopteridaceae::Tattering Fern:A chance cultivar of the Lady Fern that physically is entirely different looking.:(ah-THEE-ree-um):
Hydrangeaceae::Ryan Gainey Hydrangea:A mid size version of the ever popular Annabelle Hydrangea. Has smaller mop head flowers and is less prone to flopping.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Angelina, Angelina Stonecrop, (Sedum rupestre Angelina ):An easy to grow low yellow foliage Sedum.::
Asteraceae::Dog Fennel Eupatorium:A tall feathery looking tender perennial.:(yew-pa-TOR-ee-um):
Asteraceae ::Double Decker Coneflower, Doppelganger:An unique introductions is Echinacea purpurea Doubledecker having two tiers of petals.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):03.06.06
Asteraceae::Italian White Sunflower:A Sunflower with smaller cream to white flowers.:(HE-li-an-thus)(AN-u-us):
Urticaceae:urticaceae soleirolia solerolli:Baby's Tears, Angel Tears, Mind-Your-Own-Business, Peace-in-the-Home:Goes by many common names but "Baby's Tears" seems to be the most universal. Needs higher humidity and warmer temperatures.::4.21.05
Caprifoliaceae::Snowball Viburnum, European Snowball Viburnum, Guelder Rose:A heirloom Viburnum known for its large snowball-like flowers. Still very popular and people snatch them up from the garden centers when they are in bloom.:(vy-BURN-um):
Cupressaceae::Chamaecyparis Squarrosa Minima:A dwarf conifer with tight blue to gray green foliage.:(kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae juniperus squamata loderi:Loderi Juniper:A slow growing upright blue-green Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(skwa-MA-ta):5.15.05
Plantaginaceae::Red Riding Hood Penstemon:A compact Penstemon with spikes of red flowers.:(pen-STE-mon):
Cactaceae::Eve's Needle Cactus, Eve's Pin Cactus:An easy to grow oddity of the Cactus world. Fast growing forming a shrubby plant with vestigial leaves.:(aoss-troh-sil-in-droh-PUN-tee-uh) (sub-you-LAH-tuh):
Caryophyllaceae::Deep Pink Baby's Breath, Deep Pink Creeping Baby's Breath:A mounding low plant with semi-double deep pink to rose colored flowers.:(jipp-SOFF-ill-uh)(mew-RA-lis):
Lamiaceae ::Blue Wonder Catmint:A compact growing Catmint with blue flowers.:(NEP-eh-tuh)(fah-SEN-ee-eye):
Liliaceae::Hosta Sagae:A medium to large vase shaped Hosta.:(sa-GAY):
Styracaceae::Mountain Silver Bell:A small to medium tree with white flowers in the early spring.:{hal-EE-zhee-uh)(mawn-tih-KOLE-uh):
Boraginaceae::Borage, Star Flower:Borage is a good plant to add a true blue color to your garden. Has many culinary and medicinal uses:(an-KOO-suh):
Asteraceae::White Blazing Star:A tough verticle perennial for the full sun area of the garden. ::09.22.05
Saxifragaceae::Sugar Plum Coral Bells:A Coral Bell with silver leaves having a plum blush.:(hew-ker-REL-uh):
Asteraceae::Tennessee Coneflower:A southeastern native cousin to the more common Purple Coneflower.::09.22.05
Verbenaceae::Caryopteris First Choice, First Choice Blue Beard:A small sub shrub with dark purple flowers in late summer to early fall.:(kar-i-OP-ter-is)(klan-do-NEN-sis):12.20.05
Saxifragaceae::Fingerleaf Rodgersia:Large plants for the shaded moist areas of the garden.:(rod-JERZ-ee-ah)(ees-skew-li-FO-lee-ah):
Pinaceae::Blue Nest Spruce, Dwarf Black Spruce:A blue version of the more common green Birds Nest Spruce.:(PIE-see-a)(oh-mor-E-ka):12.31.05
Celastraceae:celastraceae euonymus europaeus (natural):European Euonymus, Spindle Tree:A large growing shrub or small tree. The principle landscape value is the showy seed capsules.:(you-ON-i-mus):03.11.04
Caprifoliaceae :::::
Liliaceae::Hosta Valeries Vanity:A robust Hosta with shiny green leaves.::
Rosaceae::Spring Cinquefoil, Potentilla verna nana:A low growing ground cover creating a carpet of yellow flowers in the early spring. Looks a lot like wild strawberry plants.:(po-ten-TILL-a):7.02.05
:::Gardens with Daffodils::
Asteraceae::Gem Marigolds Series:This lesser-known Marigold has single yellow flowers, lacey foliage and a pleasant lemon scent:(TAG-e-teez):
Asteraceae::Cynara Plein Blanc:A grayish green thistle like plant with purple flower heads.:(sin-NA-ra):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Euphorbioides:An improved form of S. aizoon an old fashion cottage garden plant.::
Taxodiaceae::Emerald Spreader Yew:A low growing Yew with dark green foliage.:(TAXS-us)(kus-pi-DAY-ta):
Anacardiaceae:anacardiaceae rhus typhina:Staghorn Sumac, Velvet Sumac, Fuzzy Sumac, Hairy Sumac:A native tall shrub with bright red fall foliage. Can spread and form large colonies.:(rhoos or Rhuss)(TIE-fee-na):4.8.5
Cactaceae::Purple Prickly Pear:An interesting blue to purple colored pads.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):4.12.05
Rosaceae ::Grefsheim Spirea, First Snow Spirea:An early blooming white flowering, mid-size Spirea.:(spy-REE-ah):12.03.05
Elaeagnaceae::Autumn Olive:A small ornamental tree with the silvery foliage and bright red fruit, but it can become invasive.:(el-ee-Ag-nus)(um-bel-AL-ta):
Caprifoliaceae::Madonna Elderberry:A variegated Elderberry.:(sam-BOO-kus)(NY-grah):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Honey Song:::
Cupressaceae::Little Dorrit Arborvitae:A dwarf slow growing globular Arborvitae.:(Thoo-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis) :
Polygonaceae::Buckler Sorrel, Shield-leaf Sorrel, French Sorrel:A culinary plant used in salads.::
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Marble Arch:::
Onagraceae::Dauphin, Butterfly Flower:A large tender perennial blooming continuous throughout the entire season.:(GAW-ra)(lind-HAY-mer-eye):
Taxodiaceae:taxodiaceae taxus cuspidata capitata:Upright Yew, Cone Shaped Yew:A yew cultivar that is often grown and sheared into a small cone shaped plant.:(TAKS-us):
Bromeliaceae:bromeliaceae:Bromeliad:This section cotains general information on the very diverse Bromeliad family.::4.11.5
Araceae:araceae philodendron lime light:Lime Light Philodendron:I am assuming this is a cultivar or sport of the Heartleaf Philodendron. An easy to grow, medium light, vine.::rev 03.13.02, rev, 02.04.03 4.5.8
Euphorbiaceae::Flowering Spurge:A native prairie plant that looks like Baby's Breath with the small flowers mingling among the foliage of its companion plants:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh):
Cupressaceae ::Arborvitae Lutea, George Peabody Arborvitae, Yellow eastern arborvitae, Yellow American arborvitae:A large pyramidal Arborvitae with golden yellow foliage.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Hydrangeaceae::White Diamonds Viburnum:A medium sized shrub with white flowers in the late summer.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Berberidaceae:berberidaceae podophytum pelatum:May Apple:A native wildflower that can form large colonies. Found in woodland conditions.::4.11.05
Poaceae::Indian Warrior Big Blue Stem:A selection of a native tall grass prairie plant.:(an-droh-POH-gon)(jer-Ar-dee-eye):
Rosaceae::Jet Trail Flowering Quince:A white flowering Flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez):
Rubiaceae::Misty Woodruff:A good rock garden plant for the full sun.:(as-PER-yew-la):
Asteraceae::Shasta Daisy Broadway Lights:A Shasta Daisy whose flowers open up bright yellow than fade to white.::
Asteraceae::Heavens Gate Coreopsis, Pink Coreopsis, Pink Tickseed:Heavens Gate is a pink flowering Coreopsis.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Buxaceae::Winter Gem Boxwood:A Boxwood with larger glossy green foliage.::
Piperaceae:piperaceae peperomia caperata red ripple:Red Ripple Peperomia:An easy to grow indoor plant for the bright to moderate light areas of the interior. Light is the key factor toward producing the best color.:(peper-OH-mee-ah):rev 02.11.02 5.6.05
Rosaceae::Firebird Ornamental Crab:A dwarf white flowering Ornamental Crab Apple.::05.9.05
Dryopteridaceae::Japanese Shield Fern, Shaggy Shield Fern, Autumn Fern:A dynamic fern changing foliage color in the spring and the fall.:(dry-OP-ter-iss)(er-rith-roh-SOR-uh) :5.9.05
Fumariaceae::Yellow Corydalis, Yellow Fumewort:A good plant for the shaded, moist areas of the garden. Can be a prodigious reseeder. Does best in the cooler end of it's hardiness zone.:(ko-RI-dal-is)((lue-tee-a):
Lamiaceae::Little Trudy Catmint:A dwarf non aggressive Catmint.::
Magnoliaceae::Gold Cup Magnolia:Heavy textured, cup shaped flowers of deep yellow color.:(mag-NO-lee-uh):
Pinaceae::Slowmound Mugo Pine:A very slow growing dwarf Mugo Pine having an informal appearance.::
Cyperaceae::Carex New Look:A cultivar of Pendulous Sedge genus with green arching leaves. It does have a fresh green look.::
Rosaceae:rosaceae alchemila mollis:Lady's Mantel:A good plant for mass planting in the semi-shaded areas of the garden.:(al-kem-IL-a)(MO-lis):06.16.03 5.11.05
Caprifoliaceae::Spice Island Korean Spice Viburnum:A compact from of the Korean Spice Viburnum.:(vy-BURN-um)(kar-LESS-ee-eye):
Celastraceae:celastraceae euonymus alatus compactus:Dwarf Winged Burning Bush:One of the more popular landscape shrubs because of its red fall foliage color. :(you-ON-i-mus)(a-LA-tus):4.7.5
Plantaginaceae::Red Rocks Penstemon::(PEN-stem-on):
Boraginaceae::Variegated Comfrey:A Comphrey grown for its variegated foliage.:(SIM-fi-tum):
Crassulaceae::Lemon Coral Sedum,(Sedum rupestre Lemon Coral):A low growing carpet Sedum with yellow flowers and yellow foliage. Can be used to trail over pots, rocks, etc.::
Cyperaceae::Carex Bronzita:A mid brown to bronze tussock forming Carex with a floppy growing habit.:(KAIR-ex)(FLAH-vill-in-fer-ah):
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus banksiana:Jack Pine:A pine with little ornamental valued but valued for use in the paper making industry and as lumber.:(PI-nus)(bank-see-A-na):5.3.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae tulipa species:Botanical Tulips:This is a collection of unique and not widely planted Botanical (species) Tulips. Grown mainly for their uniqueness. If used in the proper site they are very perennial.::03.22.03 4.27.05
Ranunculaceae::Autumn Clematis, Sweet Autumn Clematis:Small white flowers on a vigorous vine in the fall on a strong vigorous vine. Good for late season color.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Cactaceae ::Bunny Ears Cactus, Polka Dot Cactus:A cute looking plant with masses of irritating barbed spines that easily detach into fingers, clothes, etc.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
Scrophulariaceae:scrophulriaceae sutera:Bacopa:A free flowering plant that does good in baskets and pots. Combines well with other plants. A tender perennial most often grown as an annual.:(soo-TAIR-uh):06.16.03 6.24.05
Lauraceae::Spice Bush:A native small tree or shrub found growing in shaded moist sites.:(lin-DER-ah)(BEN-zoh-in):
Rosaceae:rosaceae malus flowering crabs:Flowering Crabs, Ornamental Flowering Crabs:An ever growing group (over 400) of small ornamental flowering trees. Besides picking a tree for flower color and fruit, disease resistance is an other aspect to consider about this plant.::5.14.05
Agavaceae::Nevada Agave:A smaller slow growing native Agave.:(a-GAH-vee):
Rosaceae::Lemon Princess Spirea:A small compact Spirea with bright yellow foliage.:(spy-REE-a):
Asteraceae::Marigold Safari series:Double large flowers on short compact plants.:(ta-GEE-tees):
Poaceae ::Variegated Sweet Flag:A good plant for the wet swampy areas of the garden.:(ah-KOR-us)(KAL-ah-mus)(var-ee-un-GAH-tus):
Asteraceae::Yarrow, Common Yarrow:A native Yarrow with white to pinkish flat topped flower heads.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Apocynaceae::VInca Sterling SIlver, Periwinkle:A good ground cover plant for the shaded areas having variegated foliage and blue flowers.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):
Acanthaceae::White Candles, Whitefieldia:A tropical shrub with pure white flowers that can be grown in the house.::
Asteraceae::Helenium Butterpat:A late blooming perennial with buttery yellow flowers. A medium to large plant for the full sun.::
Rosaceae::Julia Child Rose:A floribunda rose with warm yellow flowers.::
Celastraceae:celastraceae celastrus scandens:Bittersweet, American Bittersweet:A vigorous twining vine that is prized for the yellow-orange fruit.::1.01.02, 4.7.5
Pinaceae::Hemlock, Canadian Hemlock:One of the few shade tolerate coniferous trees.:(TSUU-ga)(can-ah-DEN-sis):
Boraginaceae::Forget-me-not, Woodland Forget-me-not:A spring blooming plant producing masses of tiny blue flowers. Tends to be more perennial from the production of seeds as opposed to over wintering of the mother plant.:(my-oh-SO-tis)(sil-VAT-i-ka):4.11.05
Campanulaceae::Cherry Bells Spotted Campanula:A Campanula with tubular, pendulous red flowers.:(kam-PAN-yew-lah)(punk-TAh-tah):
Z Liliaceae::Hosta Reptilian:::
Asparagaceae::Giant Mexican Lily, Mauritius Hemp:::
Asteraceae::Beggar Ticks, Stick Tights, Bur Marigold, Pitch Fork Weed:Brush up against the ripe flower of this plant and dozens of hook like seeds will attach.::
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae viburnum plicatum var tomemtosa:Doublefile Viburnum:A wide spreading tall shrub.:(vie-BUR-num)(pli-KA-tum)(toe-men-TOE-sum):4.12.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae trillium erecta:Red Trillium, Purple Trillium, Wake Robin:A wild flower found growing in the shaded, moist, cool areas of the deciduous forest. One attractive feature of this plant is the mottling on the foliage.::4.27.05
Hemerocallidaceae:liliaceae hemerocallis bicolor daylily:Bicolor flowering Daylily:This section contains pictures of Daylily that have bicolor flowers.::7-19-02 4.22.05
Aceraceae::Garnet Japanese Maple:A burgundy colored lace-type Japanese Maple.:(AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
:::A collection of different horticutltural pictures::
Anacardiaceae::Grace Smoke Bush:A Smoke bush cultivar with massive panicles of pink flowers.:(ko-TI-nus)(ko-GIG-ri-a):
:combinations annuals:Annual Combinations:This section contains a hodgepodge of pictures showing different annuals growing together::4.5.5
Amaranthaceae::Pink Zazzle Globe Amaranth:A mounding trailing GLobe Amaranth with large pink flowers.:(gom-FREE-na):
Asteraceae::Red Leaf forms of Lettuce:This section covers Lettuce with red leaves.::
Fagaceae ::Swamp Oak:A medium size Oak found in moist sites.:(Kwer-kus):
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum kamtschaticum ellacombianum:Sedum ellacombianum:A dense carpet forming Sedum with vibrant green foliage and yellow flowers.::6-17-01 5.16.05
Berberidaceae::Sparkle Barberry:A compact green Barberry with arching horizontal branches.:Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-i):
Hemerocallidaceae::Theron Daylily:An heirloom Daylily bred by Stout in 1934, at the New York Botanical Gardens. A diploid dormant type. :(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
Verbenaceae ::Santos Verbena:Upright plant with rigid heads of purple flowers.:(ver-BEE-nah):
Rosaceae::Geum Cooky:A small plant producing orange yellow flowers with yellow stamens.::
Cupressaceae::Monterey Cypress Goldcrest, Lemon Cedar, Goldcrest Cypress:A medium sized, gold colored form of the much larger Monterey Cypress:(kuu-Pres-us):
Acanthaceae::Hairy Wild Petunia:This section contains images of the wild Petunia used in landscape plantings.::
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium psilostemon:Armenian Geranium:A tall Geranium with dark red flowers and a black center spot.:(jer-AY-nee-um) (sigh-loh-STEE-mon):04.18.05
Scrophulariaceae::Wine Red Lophospermum, Creeping Gloxinia:A vigorous cascading or climbing vine with burgundy-wine tubular flowers.:(o-fo-SPER-mum)(er-yoo-BESS-kens):
Lamiaceae::Gages Shadow Perilla :A vigorous Coleus Perilla hybrid with striking foliage.:(per-IL-a)(froo-TE-senz):
Taxodiaceae::Davids English Yew:An upright Yew commonly used for hedges.:(TAKS-us)(ba-KA-ta):
Euphorbiaceae::Welcome Home Euphorbia, Welcome Home Crown of THorns:A hybrid Crown of Thorns with large red flowers (bracts).::
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium x cantabrigiense bikovo:Geranium Biokovo:A short, medium spreading plant for use in the full sun area of the garden. The flowers are a light pink almost white. Has one of the best fall foliage of the Geraniums.::4.18.05
Lamiaceae::Silver Edge Lavender, Walberton's Silver Edge, Walvera:A lavender cultivar with a variegated leaf.:(lav-AN-dew-lah):
Rosaceae ::Blushing Knockout Rose:A pink version of the original red Knockout Rose.::12.14.05
Asteraceae::Sunblaze Flame Strawflower, Paper Daisy:Strawflowers are one of the easiest flowers to dry. Sunblaze Flame flower's have yellow, orange and bronze colored bracts.:(brak-tee-A-tum):
Taxodiaceae:taxodiaceae taxus x media sunburst:Sunburst Yew:The new growth of this Yew is yellow.:(TAKS-us):6.25.05
Buxaceae::Korean Boxwood:A cold hardy Boxwood. ::
Saxifragaceae::Heuchera Miracle, Miracle Coralbells:A plant that I have heard described as "the Heuchera with Coleus colors".:(HEW-ker-ah):
Berberidaceae:berberidaceae berberis thunbergii kobold:Kobold Barberry:A dwarf mounding green Barberry.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):4.11.05
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Rozanne:Rozanne is a strong blooming hardy Geranium with violet blue flowers. Picked as the Perennial Plant of the Year for 2008. One of my favorites::
Rosaceae::Abbotswood Potentilla:One of the better white flowering Potentilla.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Liliaceae::Henderson's fawn lily:A native western American plant.::
Cannabaceae::Hops, Common Hops, Mexican Hops:A fast perennial vine that produces a catkin like structure is used to flavor beer.:(HU-mu-lus)(loo-PU-lus):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta anne arrett:Hosta Anne Arrett:A yellow leaf Hosta with a thin white margin. ::4.22.05
Asclepiadaceae ::Swamp Milkweed, Marsh Milkweed:A native Milkweed preferring the damp areas of the landscape.:(as-KLEE-pi-as)(in-kar-NAY-ta):
Aceraceae::Sugar Maple:A photo album of Sugar Maple trees growing in native sites.::
Scrophulariaceae::White Turtle Head:A native wildflower growing best in moist sites.:(chel-O-nee)(GLA-bra):03.05.06
Cupressaceae ::Hetz Winter Green Arborvitae, Wintergreen Arborvitae:A compact upright dark green Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Polypodiaceae::Ritas Gold Fern, Ritas Gold Boston Fern:A Boston fern type with gold or gold variegated.:(nef-roh-LEP-iss)(eks-all-TAY-tuh):
Lamiaceae::Pink Manners Obedient Plant:A pink flowering version of the white Miss Manners Obedient plant. Reported to be a non-spreading form of Physostegia.:(fi-so-STEE-ji-ah)(ver-jin-i-A-na):
Caryophyllaceae:carophyllaceae stellaria media:Common Chickweed, Chickweed:An aggressive, adaptable plant that can quickly become a problem in a garden. ::4.7.5
Pinaceae::Blue Nest Spruce:A dwarf slow growing Black Spruce with bluish foliage.:(PY-see-uh):
Poaceae:graminae miscanthus sinensis zebrinus:Miscanthus Zebrinus:A large ornamental grass with bands of yellow variegation on the leaves.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):11-21-01 4.18.05
Brassicaceae::Compact Perennial Alyssum:A compact version of Perennial Alyssum.:(ow-RIN-ee-ah):
Poaceae::Windspiel Purple Moor Grass, Tall Purple Moor Grass, Winds Game:A mounding grass with tall flowers stalks that dance in the wind.:(moh-LIN-ee-ah):
Brassicaceae::Dames Rocket, Sweet Rocket:Many consider this a desirable wildflower while other consider it an aggressive exotic weed.::6.17.05
Ranunculaceae::Betty Corning Clematis:Clematis with bell shaped nodding flowers that are hardy an:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Hypericaceae::Hidcote St Johns Wort:An old cultivar with a long season of bloom, very hardy and easy to maintain.:(hy-PER-ee-kum):
Crassulaceae::Blueberry Pie Sedum:The glaucous blue foliage and mass of blooms make this a good plant for containers or massed in a garden.::
Asteraceae::Hemp Agrimony:A tall moisture loving plant.::
Lamiaceae ::Aureo Marginatus Plectranthus:A tender perennial that can be grown as annual or a house plant.:(plek-RAN-thus)(FOR-ster-ii):
Caryophyllaceae::Gary Eichhorn Dianthus:A pink long blooming Dianthus cultivar.:(dye-AN-thus)(sub-a-KAW-liss):
Poaceae::Gold Meadow Foxtail :Forms tufted gold mounds of yellow variegated leaves.:(al-o-PEK-u-rus)(prah-TEN-sis):
Cupressaceae::Greenmound Japanese Garden Juniper:A compact mounding Japanese Garden Juniper that holds it's green color throughout the year.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(pro-KUM-benz):
Asteraceae::Flambe Yellow Chrysocephalum:A tough plant tolerant of hot dry conditions :(kri-so-SEPH-a-lum):
Acanthaceae:acanthaceae hemigraphis colorata exotica:Purple Waffle Plant:A spreading, mounding plant that has very ornamental dark red wrinkled leaves. A bit touchy about its light and moisture requirements.::4.5.02, 10.02.02, 01.08.02, 04.07.05, 05.26.05
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus simulans, Cushion Alpine Pinks:An alpine perennials that forms a cushion of foliage.::
Lamiaceae::Early Bird Catmint, Early Bird Nepeta:A compact and one of the earliest blooming Catmints. This has become one of my favorite perennials.:(NEP-eh-tuh)(fah-SEN-ee-eye):
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Crater Lake Blue:A Veronica with intense blue flowers:(ve-RON-i-ca)()(TEWK-ree-um):
Fabaceae::Columbus Strain Red Bud:A cold hardy strain of Red Bud originating from seed collected in Wisconsin.::
Cactaceae::Plains Prickly Pear, Starvation Prickly Pear, Hair-spine prickly-pear, Heacock's Prickly Pear :A low mat forming hardy Cactus with yellow flowers.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
Caprifoliaceae ::Java Red Weigela:One of the smaller Weigela.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Liliaceae::Praying Hands Hosta:Forms a tight upright plant with curled leaves that look like praying hands.::
Labiatae::Tri Color Hyssop:A mix of three different colors adding a nice change to the more common blue.:(hi-SO-pus):
Apocynaceae::Vinca Illumination:The shiny oval leaves of this Vinca are illuminated with splashes of bright gold. Blue flowers in the spring.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):
Hydrangeaceae ::Bella Anna Hydrangea:A red blooming Annabella Hydrangea.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Lamiaceae::Cats Meow Cat Mint:A new compact variety of Catmint.:(NEP-eh-tuh)(fah-SEN-ee-eye):
Solanaceae::Ornamental Pepper Explosive Ember :A shrubby plant with dark purple foliage and loaded with "fire hot" colorful fruit.::11.29.05
Euphorbiaceae:euphorbiaceae codiaeum variegatum pictum:Croton, Joseph's Coat:A group of tropical shrubs with very colorful leaves. Not the easiest plant to grow in the interior of houses.::5.17.05
Saxifragaceae::Heuchera Snow Angel, Snow Angel Coral Bells:A small mounding Heuchera with variegated foliage and larger pink flowers.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Lamiaceae::Pesto Perpetuo Basil:A tall variegated form of Greek columnar basil with a strong flavor.::
Celastraceae::Euonymus Gaiety, Emerald Gaiety:A rather slow growing small shrub with white edged evergreen leaves.::
Hydrangeaceae::Hydrangea Bounty:A Hydrangea cultivar that is very similar to Annabella. Reported to have have smaller flowers with stronger stems.::
Rosaceae::Pink FJ Grootendorst Rose:A hardy Rugosa rose that is extremely thorny with pink carnation-like flowers.::
Rosaceae ::Vetch Spirea, Spirea veitchii, Chinese White Spirea:A strong growing, arching shrub with white flowers reaching over 8 feet high.:(spy-REE-ah):
Iridaceae:iridaceae crocus:Crocus:A group of easy to grow small plants. Bloom in the early spring and are very hardy.::04.18.02 4.19.05
Alliaceae:liliaceae allium schoenoprasum:Chives:A multipurpose purpose plant grown for its foliage, flowers and culinary virtues.::4.22.05
Ranunculaceae::Jackmanii Clematis:A popular Clematis grown for its dark purple flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Weisse Gloria, Astilbe White Gloria:A white flowering Astilbe.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Asteraceae::Oriental Limelight Artemisia:A beautifully variegated Artemisia. Will grow best in less fertile, well drained soils. Will rapidly spread and flop in fertile, moist soils.:(ar-te-MIZ-ia) or (ar-te-ME-zhe-a):12.10
Crassulaceae::Hens and Chicks, Houseleek:A ground hugging plant forming rosettes of succulent leaves.:(sem-per-VEEV-um)(tek-TOH-rum):6.23.05
Grossulariaceae::Schroeders Alpine Current:A compact disease resistant Alpine Current.:(RI-bez)(al-PIE-num):
Rosaceae:::::
Lythraceae:lythraceae lythrum salicaria:Purple Loosestrife:At first glance a very ornamental plant. But beneath the outside beauty lays a plant that has become a major invasive pest degrading the natural wetlands.::4.27.05
Araceae::Bismark Nobel Palm:A monotypic Palm native to Madagascar.:(biz-MARK-ee-uh)(NO-bill-iss):
Cupressaceae::Daubs Frosted Juniper:A two toned spreading Juniper with frosted gold tips bluish green inner foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Poaceae::Pygmy Bamboo:A dwarf green Bamboo.:(plee-o-blast-us)(pig-MAY-us) :
Buxaceae ::Green Mountain Boxwood:A dense upright growing Boxwood forming a natural cone shaped.::
Dipsacaceae::Tatarian Cephalaria, Giant Cephalaria:A large perennial plant. :(sef-al-AY-ri-ah)(gi-GAN-tee-ah):
Asteraceae::May Daisy, Maikonigin:Maikonigin is a compact and not as aggressive verson of the common Ox Eye Daisy.::6.1.05
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Henryi:An antique, deciduous vine Clematis with large single white flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Polemoniaceae::Bressingham Purple Polemonium, Bressingham Purple Jacobs Ladder:This Jacobs Ladder cultivar has blue flowers and many parts of the plant are purple.:(po-le-MOH-nee-um)(see-ROO-lee-um):
Liliaceae::Strargazer Oriental Lily:A popular oriental lily with up facing flowers of pink, red and white.::
Balsaminaceae::Little Lizzy Impatiens:A miniature series of Impatiens::
Convolvulaceae::Blue Star Morning Glory:A fast growing annual vine with true blue flowers.::
Asteraceae::Cosmos Sonata Series:A 24 inch tall Cosmos with large 3 inch single flowers.::
Selaginellaceae::Avatar Club Moss, Avatar Selaginella:A low creeping plant with green foliage. In the world of plants this is a relatively primitive vascular plant. Selaginella lack flowers and produce spores:(sell-lah-gi-NEL-uh):
Apiaceae::Sweet Cicely, Myrrh:A mounding perennials with fern-like foliage. Seeds, leaves and roots all have culinary value.:(MEER-iss)(oh-dor-AY-tah):
Pinaceae ::Weeping Japanese Red Pine:A dwarf weeping form of the Japanese Red Pine. Can be used to drape over walls, rocks or used as a ground cover.:(PYE-nuss)(den-siff-FLOR-ruh):
Rosaceae::Sunny Knock Out Rose:A yellow version of the extremely popular Knockout Rose.:(ROH-za):
Brassicaceae::Alyssum Easter Bonnet series:A series of Alyssum with a large range of flower colors and good heat tolerance.:(lob-U-la-ri-ah)(ma-RIT-i-ma):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium johnsons blue:Geranium Johnson's Blue:A medium tall, medium spreading plant for the full sun to semi-shade areas of the garden.::4.18.05
Vitaceae::Boston Ivy, Japanese Creeper:A vigorous growing vine attaching to walls by adhesive pads.:(par-then-oh-SIS-us):
Papaveraceae:papaveraceae sanguinaria canadensis:Bloodroot, Pucoon-Root:A native wild flower found growing in open woods and along roadsides in partial shade.::5.05.02 5.1.05
Primulaceae::Super Nova Primula:An improved strain of Primrose with a plethora of colors. Grown as an annual or perennial.::
Caryophyllaceae::Silver Carpet Snow in the Summer:A cultivar of the species Snow in the Summer that is more compact with larger flowers.:(se-RAS-ti-um)(toe-men-TOE-sum):
Aceraceae::Red Sunset Maple:One of the best and dependable of the red to red orange fall color Maples.:{AY-ser)(ROO-brum):12/10
Asteraceae:compositae helianthus grosseserratus:Sawtooth Sunflower:An extremely tall native sunflower.:(HE-li-an-thus):09-24-01 4.16.05
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium pelatum:Ivy-Leaved Geranium:A duel purpose plant. Grown outdoors during the summer and can be grown as an indoor plant during the winter.: (pel-ar-GO-ni-um):4.18.02 4.18.05
Lamiaceae::Phlomis Amazone:A tall perennial with pink flowers. Best for a sunny site.::
Z Liliaceae::Hosta Vulcan:::
Asteraceae:compositae ambrosia artemisifolia:Ragweed, Common Ragweed:This plant produces light wind blown pollen that causes hay fever.::4.15.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae polygonatum biflorum:Solomon's Seal, Smooth Solomon's Seal, True Solomon's Seal:A wild flower found growing in the shaded areas of deciduous forests.:(po-lig-oh-NAY-tum):
Pinaceae:pinaceae pseudotsuga menziesii:Douglas Fir, Oregon Pine, Douglas Spruce:A large growing conifer that doesn't tolerate hot, dry and windy conditions. New growth is a soft blue-green color.::7.4.02 5.6.05
Poaceae::Pixie Fountain Tufted Hair Grass:A compact Tufted Hair Grass cultivar.:(deh-SHAMP-see-ah)(ses-pih-TOH-sah):
Liliaceae:liliaceae muscari armeniacum:Grape Hyacinth:The Grape Hyacinth is a durable bulb, easy to grow, accommodating bulb. Great for naturalizing or combining with other bulbs.::04.05.03
Agavaceae::Artichoke Agave, Dwarf Artichoke Agave:A beautiful bluish colored Agave forming stubby rosette of leaves.:(a-GAH-vee)(PAIR-ree-eye):
Aceraceae::Black Maple:A large Maple very similar to Sugar Maple. ::
Poaceae::Shenandoah Switch Grass, Red Switch Grass:A nice shorter grass with leaves turning to a wine to burgundy color late in the season.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Asteraceae::Dreamtime Yellow Jumbo, Paper Daisy:Strawflowers are one of the easiest flowers to dry. ::
Moraceae:moraceae ficus elastica:Rubber Tree:A large growing plant that can be finicky to grow or it will grow like a weed. Bright lit areas grow on the dry side.:(FI-cus)(ee-LASS-ti-cah):4.21.05
Fabaceae::Yellow Lupine, Yellow Lupine, European Yellow Lipine:An annual Lupine with yellow flowers.:(loo-PI-nus)(LOO-tee-us):
Z Liliaceae::Hosta Wolverine:::
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum autumn joy:Sedum Autumn Joy, Sedum Herbstfreude:Autumn Joy is a tough. almost indestructible, landscape perennial. The flowers bloom late in the summer becoming a major contributor to the fall garden. Prefers full sun. A very popular plant.::5-5-01, 5-11-01,6-2-01 5.15.05
Anacardiaceae:anacardiaceae rhus glabra:Smooth Sumac:A native tall shrub with bright red fall foliage. Can spread and form large colonies.:(rhoos or Rhuss)(GLAA-bra):4.8.5
Rosaceae::Iceberg Roses:A group of floribunda roses that are very hardy and come in different colors.::
Araceae::Taro:The species Taro. Grown as container plant in cooler regions.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
Hippocastanaceae ::Autumn Splendor :A small hardy tree with excellent fall foliage.:(es-KU-lus):
Hemerocallidaceae::Ed Murray Daylily:A florific plant with black red flowers. :(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
Solanaceae::Old Fashion Climbing Petunia:Am heirloom variety of Petunias.:(peh-TEWN-ya)(mul-tih-FLOR-uh):
Apiaceae::Caraway ,Meridian Fennel, Persian Cumin:An ancient herb found in stone age remains. Although the seeds are thought as the main usable part of this plant, all parts of the plant are edible.::
Betulaceae::European Hornbeam, Common Hornbeam, Hornbeech, Yoke Elm:A sturdy tree native to Europe.:(car-PI-nus)(BET-uu-lus):
Caprifoliaceae::Variegated Black Elderberry, Aureomarginata Black Elder :Leaves starting with a yellow margin maturing to cream and white.:(sam-BOO-kus)(NY-grah):
Liliaceae ::Hosta Sombrero:A large green Hosta with frangrant white flowers.::
Juncaceae::Javelin Rush, Juncus Javelin:A nice accent plant with stiff upright green leaves.:(JUN-kus):
Saxifragaceae::Compact Lemoine Deutzia:A compact version of the standard Lemoine Deutzia.:(DUUT-si-a)(GRAS-l-lis):
Hemerocallidaceae::Spider Flower Daylily:This section contains pictures of Daylilies with spider flowers::
Rosaceae::Funny Face Rose:A shrub Rose from the Easy Elegance series. Pink white blend flowers.::
Lamiaceae ::Chocolate Chip Ajuga:A compact Ajuga with small narrow leaves becoming chocolate colored.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
Scrophulariaceae::Straw Foxglove, Yellow Foxglove:A true perennial Foxglove with pale yellow flowers.:(dij-i-TAL-lis)(loo-TEA-ah):
Apiaceae:apiaceae zizia aptera:Heart-Leaved Meadow Parsnip:::07.06.03 4.8.5
Asteraceae:asteraceae rudbeckia trilioba:Brown Eyed Susan:A native wild flower that provides the landscapes with masses of small "Brown Eyed Susan" flowers. Grown as an annual or short lived perennial.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):4.10.5
Fabaceae ::Imperial Honeylocust:A graceful rounded, thornless Honeylocust.::
Lamiaceae::Garden Sage, Common Sage, Culinary Sage:An evergreen aromatic shrub that has been used for medicinal and culinary purpose for centuries. There have been many cultivars from this plant.:(SAL-vee-ah)(oh-fiss-ih-NAH-liss):
Hemerocallidaceae::Rajah Daylily:An heirloom Daylily bred by Stout in 1934, at the New York Botanical Gardens. A diploid dormant type.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
Rosaceae::Double Flowering Sweet Cherry, Double Flowering Mazzard:A Sweet Cherry tree with double white flowers in dense clusters.:(PRUU-nus)(AA-vi-um):
Apocynaceae::Ralph Shugert Vinca, Ralph Shugert Periwinkle:A good ground cover plant for the shaded areas having variegated foliage and blue flowers.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):
Malvaceae::Fireball Hardy Hibiscus:A Flemming Hybrid Hibiscus with large red flowers and cut foliage with a heavy burgundy ting. A stunning plant.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae trillium recurvatum:Priarie Trillium:::5.15.02 4.27.05
Asteraceae::Tassel Flower:An heirloom flower with orange-red tassel flowers on long wiry stems.:(e-MEE-lee-a):8.21.05
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae juniperus scopulorum blue heaven:Blue Heaven Juniper:A tall, pyramidal, narrow evergreen shrub can be used as an accent shrub to define or frame a view.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(skop-u-LO-rum):5.15.05
Araceae::Black Magic Elephant Ears, Black Magic Taro:Produces large dark, bold leaves adding a tropical feel to the garden.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh) :
Melastromataceae:melastromataceae tibouchina urvilleana glory rose:Princess Flower, Glorybush, Purple Glory Tree:A large growing tender shrub with large violet-purple flowers. A tender perennial treated as an annual.:(tib-oo-KYE-nuh)(er-vill-ee-AY-nun):02.21.02 4.30.05
Violaceae::Pansy Panola series:A multitude of different flower colors are found in this series.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
Poaceae::Pony's Tail Grass, Mexican Feather Grass, Esparto Grass:A graceful plume shaped plant producing masses of Pony Tail like plumes.:(STYE-pah):
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 06:Cyclamineus Daffodils:This is division 6 of the Narcissus genus. The name comes from the fact that the flowers resemble cyclamen. They have a graceful trumphet-like cup and the petals flare back. They have small leaves.::04.03.02 4.8.5
Geraniaceae::White Spotted Geranium:A white form of the more common pink Spotted or Wild Geranium.::
Rosaceae::Apple Serviceberry:A small tree with white flowers appearing before the leaves, followed by edible fruit.:(am-e-LANG-key-er):
Primulaceae::Gooseneck Loosestrife. Shepherd's Hook:A vigorous spreading perennial with white flowers bending over like a Goose Neck. The moisture the soil the faster the spread.:(ly-siMOK-ee-ah)(kleth-ROI-deeze):
Polemoniaceae::David Garden Phlox:A garden Phlox with large trusses of white flowers.:(floks)(pa nic ew LAH ta):
Lamiaceae ::Variegated Cuban Oregano :An interesting rather succulent, fragrant member of the Swedish Ivy genus. A variegated form of the Cuban Oregano Plectranthus. Useful as a patio plant basket or window box plant.:(plek-TRAN-thus)(am-BOY-nih-kus):
Polypodiaceae::Japanese Tassel Fern, Korean Tassel Fern, Bristle Fern:This fern grows in moister shaded sites and it's fronds become a lustrous green as they mature.:(pol-IS-tick-um) :
Malvaceae::Purple Poppy Mallow, Wine Cups, Poppy Mallow, Finger Poppy Mallow:A low growing, ground cover like perennial with lots of wine to magenta colored cup shaped flowers:(kal-lee-RO-ee)((in-vol-yew-KRAH-ta):
Cyperaceae::Eastern Star Sedge, Straight-styled Wood Sedge:A good sedge for shaded moist sites.::
Rosaceae::Ballerina Rose:A large shrub rose producing masses of small pink pink flowers. Can be pruned to a hedge, allowed to spill or climb.::
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 12:Other Daffodils:This group includes all the cultivars of Daffodils that do not fit into any of the other groups.::03.08.03 5.8.5
Asteraceae::Highland Blast Coreopsis:A small to medium Coreopsis with a plethora of flowers.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Plumbaginaceae::Laucheana Thrift, Laucheana Sea Pink, Laucheana Armewria:This Armeria has small globes of pink flowers on stems above the mound of foliage.:(ar-MEER-i-ah):
Lamiaceae::Stachys Big Ears, Stachys Helen Von Stein, Stachys Countess Von Stein’,, Lambs Ears:A cultivar of Lambs Ears that rarely flowers and has larger leaves. Reported to be synonymous with 'Helene Von Stein' and more resistant to summer high humidity melt down.:(STAY-kis)((by-zan-TEEN-A):
Asteraceae ::Achillea Summer Pastels:A seed grown hybrid with a wide range of pastel colors. Plants will flower the first year.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Betulaceae ::Heritage Birch:A cultivar of the native River Birch with bark more similar to the Paper Birch.::
Alstroemeriaceae::Princess Lily Zavinia, Alstroemeria Zavinia:A vigorous easy to grow Princess Lily with salmon pink Flowers:(al-stro-MARE-ee-ah):
Lamiaceae::Vivid Obedient Plant:An Obedient plant with rosy pink flowers. Can become aggressive if grown in rich moist soils.:(fi-so-STEE-ji-ah)(ver-jin-i-A-na):
Cupressaceae::Golden Pfister Juniper:Sharing the name with the more common all green Pfister Juniper. This cultivar has golden tips and is more compact.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Rosaceae::Rainbow Pillar Amelanchier, Rainbow Pillar Serviceberry, Rainbow Pillar Shadbush:An Amelanchier with more of an upright growth form.:(am-e-LANG-key-er):
Rosaceae::John Davis Rose:A large Shrub Rose that can be used as a shrub or a climber. Part of the explorer series of Rose.::
Alliaceae::Allium Moly, Golden Garlic, Lily Leek:A small Allium with yellow flowers.::
Ranunculaceae::Lemon Queen Trollius:A early spring blooming plant with globular lemon yellow flowers:(TROL-i-us)(kul-TOR-um):12.10
Oleaceae::Marie Frances Lilac:A single fragrant pink Lilac. Listed as one of the smaller Lilacs reaching up to 8 feet.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Asteraceae:asteraceae gaillardia x grandiflora golden globe:Gaillardia Golden Goblin:A yellow flowering Gaillardia with trilobed tips.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):01.12.04 4.9.5
Ranunculaceae::Delphiniums Magic Fountains series :A Delphinium series with a wide range of colors.:(del-FIN-ee-um):
Balsaminaceae::Super Elfin Impatiens:A series of compact Impatiens. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(im-PAY-shenz)(wal-er-ee-A-na):
Salicaceae ::Silky White Willow:::
Oleaceae::Happy Centennial Forsythia:A bud hardy shorter Forsythia.:(for-SITH-i-a):
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea glauca sanders blue:Sanders Blue:A narrow, blue upright cultivar of the Alberta Spruce.::5.3.05
Dryopteridaceae::Tokyo Wood Fern, Slender Wood Fern:A taller upright Wood Fern.:(dry-OP-ter-iss):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta sieboldiana great expectations:Hosta Great Expectations:A large mound forming Hosta that will become a show place in your garden. Leaves are blue-green to green with variegation. ::6.30.02 4.26.05
Rosaceae::Golden Thumbelina Spirea:A dwarf yellow leaf Spirea:(spy-REE-ah):
Rosaceae::Sunrise Sunset Rose:Part of the Easy Elegance series of Roses with semi-double pink with apricot blend flowers.::
Cannaceae::Canna Canova series:A series of Canna that comes in 2 leaf colors and 8 flower colors. Has been bred to perform better in cooler summers.::
Rosaceae::Rosa Morden Centennial:Part of the Canadian Parkland series.::
Buxaceae:buxaceae pachysandra terminalis:Pachysandra, Japanese Spurge, Spurge:A short evergreen ground cover for the shaded areas.:(pak-i-SAN-dra)(ter-mi-NA-lis):04-16-01 4.12.05
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Moran:A medium size hardy Geranium with violet-blue flowers. One of the earlier flowering hardy Geraniums.:(jer-AY-nee-um):
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Lady in Red:An All American selection of the Salvia coccinea wild flower. Red flowers over the entire growing season.:(SAL-vee-a)(kok-SIN-ee-a):12.03.05
Poaceae::Ruby Grass, Melinis Savannah, Bristle leaf red top:Forms a narrow clump of blue green foliage with thin wands of ruby pink flowers.:(ME-lin-iss)(ner-vee-GLOO-miss):
Caprifoliaceae ::Rusty Blackhaw Viburnum, Southern Blackhaw:A larger shrub or small tree with glossy foliage.::
Piperaceae:piperaceae peperomia caperata emerald ripple:Emerald Ripple Peperomia:One of the more popular and available Peperomia's. The small heart-shaped leaves are corrugated and quilted like a washboard. :(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh):rev 02.11.02 5.6.05
Urticaceae:urticaceae pilea microphylla:Artillery Plant:A relatively easy to plant to grow in the bright to moderate lit places in the house. When in its artillery mode, a small dusty mess will be created by the discharged pollen. :(py-LEE-uh)(PILL-ee-ah):05.31.02 7.03.05
Rosaceae::Red, Orange and Pink Flowering Potentilla:Enter this section for data and pictures of flowering cultivars of "Potentilla" other than yellow and white. ::5.16.05
Cornaceae::Wolf Eyes:One of the best of the variegated Cornus kousa.:(KOR-nus)(KOO-sa):
Liliaceae::Agapanthus, Lily-of-the-Nile:A clump forming tender perennial. In warmer zones grown as a garden plant, in cold zones grown as a potted plant:(ag-a-PANTH-us)(af-ri-KAH-nus):
Betulaceae:betulaceae betula papyrifera:Paper Birch, Canoe Birch:Since the occurrence of the Bronze Birch Borer and the Birch Leaf Minor and the inability of this tree to tolerate the stresses of the urban environment, it is no longer as valuable as a urban landscape tree. Can be grown successfully in parks and estates where the growing requirements can be met.:(Bet-u-lah)(pap-i-RiF-era):01.22.04 4.11.05
Fabaceae:fabaceae caragana arborescens:Siberian Peashrub:An extremely hardy large shrub or small tree.:(kar-uh-GAN-uh)(ar-bo-RES-senz):
Hyacinthaceae::Oakhurst Pineapple Lily:A tropical looking plant with thick strap-like purple leaves.:(YOO-com-iss):
Violaceae::Halo Lemon Frost Viola:A tender perennial usually grown as an annual in the northern regions of it's hardiness zone.:(VI-oh-la):
Apiaceae::Fernleaf Dill:A common herb with a long history medicinal and culinary uses. Seeds, flower tops and leaves all have culinary uses.:(a-NEE-thun):
Cornaceae::Cornelian Cherry Dogwood:A very early blooming large shrub or small tree with edible red fruit.:(KOR-nus)(mas):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae sambucus canadensis natural site:American Elderberry, Elderberry:Pictures of Elderberry in a natural site.:(sam-BOO-kus)(can-AH-den-sis):4.12.05
Fabaceae::Carolina Thermopsis, Carolina Lupine:A tall hardy yellow flowering plant for the full sun areas of the garden.:(ther-MOP-sis)(ka-ro-lin-i-AY-na):02.21.06
Asteraceae::String-of-Beads, String-of-Peas, String-of-Pearls:An easy to grow succulent plant with small spherical leaves that resemble a string of beads.::aaa
Cyperaceae::Carex Evergold, Everbite, Old Gold:A densely tufted carex with a broad medium stripe of light gold to golds depending on the light and time of the year.:(KAIR-ex):
Araceae:araceae monstera deliciosa:Swiss-Cheese Plant, Monstrose PhilodendronSplit Leaf Philodendron, Mexican Breadfruit:An easy to grow, durable Philodendron look alike. The main problem with growing this plant is its size and gangly growth pattern.:(mon-STAIR-ah)(dee-liss-ee-OH-san):4.5.8
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Barbara Harrington:A large twinning Clematis with red flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Rosaceae ::Creeping Cotoneaster:A rather slow low growing Cotoneaster.:(ko-tone-EE-aster)(ad-PRES-us):7.15.05
Betulaceae::Heartleaf Hornbeam, Bigleaf Hornbeam:A smaller tree that can be used in woodland gardens.:(kar-PI-nus):
Plantaginaceae::Carillo Red Penstemon:A seed grown red flowering Penstemon. A Fleuroselect winner.:(pen-STE-mon):
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Tiny Monster:A small plant with large rosy-pink flowers and darker wine-red veins. :(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um) :
Asteraceae:asteraceae senecio cineraria:Dusty Miller:An annual grown for its silvery-gray foliage. Very cold tolerant and at times has over wintered in zone #5b.:(se-NE-shi-oh)(sin-se-RA-ri-ah):10.27.03 4.10.5
Araceae::Washington Palm, Fan Palm:A very tall growing palm used as large landscape palms in the warmer hardiness zones.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae fritilaria persica:Fritillaria of Persia:A tall plant that forms a raceme of 7-20 dark plum colored flowers.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh):03.11.03 4.22.05
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Aceraceae::Twombly's Red Sentinel Japanese Maple:A narrow upright, maroon foliage colored Japanese Maple.:(AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
Ranunculaceae::Devil in the bush, Love in a mist:An annual with feathery foliage, interesting flowers and ornamental seed pods. The flowers seem to float in the mist of feathery foliage.:(ni-JEL-a)(da-ma-SEE-na):
Solanaceae::Madness Petunias:A series of Petunias with 3 inch blooms in a wide range of colors.::
Begoniaceae::Begonia Bonfire:A stunning Begonia with bright orange red flowers. Use in shade to part shaded sites.::
Poaceae::Little Blue Stem Carousel:A dwarf some what mounded Little Blue Stem cultivar.:(skits-ah-KEER-ee-um)(skoh-PAIR-ee-um):
Dryopteridaceae::Burgundy Lace Japanese Painted Fern:A stunning fern with the purplish spring coloration of the fronds.:(a-THI-ree-um)(nip-pon-IK-cum):
Pinaceae::Green Globe Alpine Fir, Green Globe sub alpine Fir:A slow growing globular Alpine Fir.:(A-bez)(lay-si-oh-KAR-pa):
Begoniaceae::Santa Cruz Sunset Begonia:A pendulous Begonia with red to orange flowers.:(be-GON-yuh) :
Fagaceae::Attention English Oak:A narrow upright, tight form of the English Oak.:(KWER-kus):
Alliaceae::Drum Stick Allium, Round-headed Garlic, Ball-head onion:An ornamental Onion with reddish-purple flowers.::
Boraginaceae::Comfrey, Dwarf Comfrey:A rhizomatous spreading plant with creamy white to white flowers. WIll naturalize in proper sites.:(SIM-fi-tum)(grand-i-FLO-um):
Scrophulariaceae::Mazus, Cup Flower:A low growing aggressive plant that will be covered with purple blooms. Good for using in cracks and crevices of walks. It will tolerate light foot traffic.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae asparagus densiflorus sprengeri:Asparagus Fern Sprengeri:A popular plant grown indoors and commonly used as a green filler plant in patio pots, hanging baskets, etc. This plant is not an Asparagus and it is not a Fern!:(ass-SPAR-uh-gus)(den-sif-FLOR-us)(SPRING-er-eye):4.22.05
Plantaginaceae::Utah Penstemon:A Utah native Penstemon with hot red-pink flowers.:(pen-STE-mon):6.22.05
Liliaceae::Tuolumne Fawn Lily, Tuolumne Dog's Tooth Violet:Yellow pendent lily-like flowers on 12 inch stalks with a shiny mottle foliage.::
Saxifragaceae::Autumn Bride Coral Bells, Autumn Bride Heuchera, Hairy Alumroot:A cultivar of Heuchera villosa an USA native. Can tolerate dry shade.::
Liliaceae::Queen Ann Agapanthus, Queen Anne Lily-of-the-Nile:A clump forming tender perennial. In warmer zones grown as a garden plant, in cold zones grown as a potted plant.:(ag-a-PANTH-us)(af-ri-KAH-nus):
Solanaceae::Supertunia Petunia series:A series of easy to grow Petunia with a vast array of colors and types. Excellent in containers and gardens.::
Crassulaceae::Donkey Ears Kalanchoe, Giant Kalanchoe, Good Luck Leaf, Leaf of Life, Life Plant, Miracle Leaf, Palm Beachbells, Sprout Leaf Plant, Sprouting Leaf, Tree of Life.:An interesting succulent plant, forming new plantlets along the sides of the leaves.::
Lamiaceae::Purple Ruffles Basil:A Basil cultivar with ruffled purple foliage. Can used as a delicious addition to many culinary dishes.:(OSS-ih-mum)(bass-IL-ee-kum) :
Portulacaceae::Portulaca:An ornamental flowering plant derived from a plant that is an aggressive weed in gardens. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(por-chew-LACK-a)(o-le-RAY-see-a):5.10.05
Lamiaceae ::SIlver Shield Plectranthus, Silver Plectranthus:A shrubby member of the familiar cascading house plant Swedish Ivy. The broad silver leaves mix well with most any other plant.:(plec-TRAN-thus)(ar-jen-TA-tus):08.02.05
Asteraceae::Radiata Tigrina Coreopsis:A mostly red to mahogany flower with yellow accents.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Asteraceae:asteraceae arctium minus:Common Burdock, Burdock, Cockleburs, Wild Rhubarb:A very common biennial weed that produces a bur seed pod. This "hitchhiker" readily attaches to any passer-by. I grew up calling this plant Wild Rhubarb.::4.9.5
Euphorbiaceae::Spiny Milk Barrel, African Milk Barrel::(yoo-FOR-bee-uh) :
Rosaceae::Gold Drop Potentilla:A small Potentilla with yellow flowers.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae salvia verticillata purple rain:Salvia Purple Rain:A medium height and wide spreading purple flowering perennial. An improved selection of the species plant.::01.10.02 4.22.05
Pinaceae::Serbian Spruce:Probably one of the lesser used Spruce. Has a tight pyramidal growth habit.:(PIE-see-a)(oh-mor-E-ka):
Araliaceae::Fabian Aralia, Dinner Plate Aralia:A relatively easy to grow indoor plant. :(pol-ISS-skee-as)(bal-for-ee-AH-nuh):4.9.5
Scrophulariaceae::Solstice series of Snapdragons:A mid sized Snapdragon coming in a wide range of colors. A tender perennial mostly grown as an annual.:(an-tih-RI-num)(MAY-jus):
Araliaceae::Variegated Dwarf Umbrella Plant, Variegated Arboricola:A relatively easy plant to grow for the moderate to bright areas of the house.::
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Rhythm and Blues:An Astilbe with deep pink to raspberry pink flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Asteraceae::Benary Giants Zinnia:A tall Zinnia with fully double flowers in a wide range of colors.::
Crassulaceae ::Sedum sexangulare, Tasteless Stonecrop:A low growing green groundcover Sedum that is very easy to grow.::
Poaceae::Flame Grass, Purple Flame Grass:A nice compact grass that can have dazzling foliage colors of red. Rarely lodges or flops.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Asteraceae ::Achillea Rose Queen:An Achillea with rose colored flowers.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Asteraceae::False Sunflower, Ox Eyed Sunflower:A tall branching plant with yellow orange flowers.:(hee-li-OP-sis)(hee-li-AN-thoi-deez):
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Corona:A well branched compact annual Rudbeckia loaded with semi-double flowers.:(ruh-TIB-ih-duh):
Convolvulaceae::Cypress Vine:Bright red flowers and feathery foliage makes this plant a real show stopper. But it is consider a weed in many parts of the USA.:(ih-po-MEE-ah)(KWA-mo-clit):
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Santalaceae::False Toadflax, Bastard False Toadflax:A prairie plant liking dry areas.::7.20.05
Crassulaceae::Hens and Chicks with green foliage, House Leek:A grouping of Hens and Chicks with greenish foliage.:(sem-per-VEEV-um)(tek-TOH-rum):
Asteraceae::Aster Kurt:A Smooth Aster cultivar with lavender blue flowers.::
Pinaceae::Thume Blue Spruce:A dwarf Blue Spruce with powder blue needles.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz)(Thuem):
Cupressaceae::Woodward Globe Arborvitae:A large growing globe Arborvitae that probably isn't used as much today since there are many good dwarf globe varieties available.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Rosaceae:rosaceae agrimonia gryposepala:Agrimony, Tall Hairy Agrimony:A tall native plant who's seed pods have the nasty habit of hitching rides on your clothing.::5.11.05
Rosaceae::Iceberg Rose:A repeat blooming cluster flowers, white Rose.:(ROE-sah):
Boraginaceae:boraginaceae heliotrope arborescens:Heliotrope, Cherry Pie:The charm of Heliotrope is the beautiful violet to purple flowers and a pleasing fragrance. A good plant to grow in pots or in the garden. Can also be over wintered in a cool, bright window.:(hee-li-oo-TROP-i-um)(ar-bo-RES-enz):8-21-01 4.11.05
Urticaceae:urticaceae pilea cadierei:Aluminum Plant:A small plant that grows in bright to moderate light conditions. If grown properly the silver coloration on the foliage is very attractive.:(py-LEE-uh)(PILL-ee-ah):4.20.05
Annonaceae::Common Pawpaw, Custard Apple, Wild Banana, Fetid shrub:A small single to multi-stemmed tree that produces an edible fruit.:(A-sim-i-na)(tri-LOO-ba):
Aspleniaceae:aspleniaceae asplenium nidus:Birds Nest Fern:An easy fern to grow in the interior of buildings. In it natural habitat Birds Nest Fern grows as an epiphytic plant.::5-27-01rev 4.9.5
Poaceae ::Lemon Grass, Oil Grass, Fever grass, Sereh:An aromatic tropical grass with bulbous stems that ultimately become aromatic leaf blades. :(sim-boh-POH-gon):
Brassicaceae::Katz Stock, Gilly Flower:An annual plant grown more by cut flower growers than gardeners.:(ma-tee-OH-la)(in-CAN-nuh):
Hydrangeaceae::Hydrangea Twist and Shout:Promoted as the first reblooming lace cap Hydrangea. Member of the Endless Summer series.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
Oleaceae::Peking Lilac:A small tree with creamy white flowers.:(si-RING-ga)(pea-kin-EN-sis):
Liliaceae:liliaceae aloe vera:Aloe vera, Aloe, Curacao, Aloe Barbados, Medicine Plant, Burn Plant:An extremely popular plant grown for its medicinal uses. The thick gelatinous sap is used as a topical salve to heal burns, insect bites, rashes, etc.:: 02.25.03 4.21.05
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja occidentalis holmstrup:Holmstrup Arborvitae:A dwarf, slow growing Arborvitae cultivar.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):12.08.01 5.17.05
Rosaceae ::Pink Spires Flowering Crab:An upright flowering Crab.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae rudbeckia subtomentosa:Sweet Black Eyed Susan:A tall, medium to wide spreading native perennial. Produces masses of yellow flowers over an extended period of time. ::4.10.5
Fumariaceae::Fumewort:Forms an ephemeral carpet in the spring topped with mauve-pink, purple to white flowers. Foliage resembles Dicentra exima.:(kor-IDah-liss (SOL-ih-dah):
Hypericaceae::Giant St. John's-wort, Great St. John's Wort.:A tall spreading Hypericum that grows best on moist sites.:(hy-PER-ee-kum):
Asteraceae::Boltonia Jim Crockett:A compact version of the much larger Boltonia asteroides Snowbank.::
Berberidaceae::Burgundy Carousel Barberry:A medium size improved Red Barberry with burgundy foliage.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):
Cornaceae:cornaceae cornus alternifolia argenta:Argentea Pagoda Dogwood:A variegated Pagoda Dogwood that can add a punch of color to woodland settings. A bit on the tough side to grow.:(KOR-nus)(al-ter-ni-FO-li-ah):
Rosaceae::Ketchup and Mustard Rose:A floribunda rose with ketchup red petals having mustard yellow backsides.::
Verbenaceae::Bright Eyes Verbena, Lanai Bright Eye Verbena:A trailing Verbena with bright pink flowers having a dark pink eye.:(ver-BEE-na):
Caryophyllaceae::Orange Gnome Catchfly, Orange Gnome Lychnis:A short lived perennial with bright orange flowers.:(LICK-nis):
Malvaceae:malvaceae abutilon theophrasti bella hybrids:Bella Hybrids Flowering Maple, Parlor Maple:This is a group of Flowering Maple that produce very large flowers and can be grown as a potted outdoor plant, in the garden and as an indoor plant during the winter.:(ab-YEW-tih-lon):03.07.02
Amaranthaceae::Chicken Gizzard, Yellow Chicken Gizzard:Grown for its colorful yellow veined green leaves and red stems.:(eh-ri-SEE-nay)(herb-sti-ee):12.15.05
Fumariaceae::Luxuriant Bleeding Heart:A fern leaf Bleeding Heart that will not go dormant like the Old Fashion Bleeding Heart if given the proper site.:(dy-SEN-truh)(for-MOH-suh):
Hippocastanaceae::Ruby Horse Chestnut:An old cultivar with larger, darker flowers.:(es-KU-lus)(KAR-nee-a):
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae plectranthus ambionicus:Cuban Oregano, Oregano Plectranthus, Mexican Mint, Cuban Oregano:An interesting rather succulent, fragrant member of the Swedish Ivy genus. Useful as a patio plant in the summer or a foliage plant in a bright window during the winter.:(plek-TRAN-thus)(am-BOY-nih-kus):01.07.02 4.21.05
Liliaceae::Hosta Stetson:::4.26.05
Asteraceae::Blue Daisy, Kingfisher Daisy, Shrub Aster, Blue Marguerite.:If you can get past the few quirks of this plant it will provide the garden with a mass of electric blue daisy-like flowers starting end of June to early July.:(fel-ISS-ee-uh):
Juncaceae::Soft Rush, Common Rush:A native Rush (Juncus) found in wet sites.:(JUN-kus):
Rosaceae ::Lavender Dream Rose:A busy arching, medium size shrub rose with semi-double lavender-pink flowers.::03.30.06
Euphorbiaceae:euphorbiaceae euphorbia polychroma:Cushion Spurge:One of the earliest blooming plants for the zone #5 perennial gardens. The flowers are actually colorful bracts. :(yoo-FOR-bee-uh):05.17.05
Poaceae::Silver Spike Grass, Silver Spear Grass:An old world fine textured grass that grows best in higher altitudes where humidity is low and cooler nights.:(ack-NATH-er-um):
Campanulaceae::Lobelia Fan series:A beautiful vertical plant with blazing red flowers for the moist to wet site.::
Oleaceae::Marc Micheli Lilac:A Lilac with double pinkish flowers.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Asteraceae::Daisy Duke Shasta Daisy, Daisy May Shasta Daisy:A new florific compact Shasta Daisy.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
Cycadaceae:::::5.17.05
Asteraceae::Black Gem Cornflower:An heirloom annual that produces dark maroon flowers.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh):
Moraceae:moraceae ficus elastica variegatus:Variegated Rubber Tree:A variegated form of the more common "Rubber Tree". ::4.30.05
Scrophulariaceae::Angelonia Angel Mist Series, Angelonia Angel Mist, Summer Snapdragon:A very florific, compact series of Summer Snapdragon. A tender perennial grown as an annual:(an-ge-low-nee-a)(an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):09.08.05
Verbenaceae:verbenaceae caryopteris x clandonensis worchester gold:Caryopteris Worcester Gold:A small golden colored shrub with violet blue flowers.:(kar-i-OP-ter-is)(klan-do-NEN-sis):02.01.04 4.21.05
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae chamaecyparis pfisifera golden mop:Golden Mop Japanese False Cypress:A medium to small mounded False Cypress with yellow foliage.:(kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):5.15.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae dracaena deremensis warneckei:Draceana Warnecki, Striped Dracaena:A very tought plant for the low to moderate lit areas of the indoors.::4.22.05
Iridaceae::Halcyon Seas Siberian Iris:A tall Siberian Iris with medium blue flowers.:(EYE-ris) (sy-BEER-ah-kuh):
Agavaceae::Yellow marginated Queen Victoria Agave Agave Golden Princess, Agave Kazo Bana:A variegated form of the Agave victoriae-reginae. These particular plants maybe Agave Victoria-reginae aureo marginata Variegata. San Marcos Growers call this plant Agave victoriae-reginae 'Golden Princess'. Also listed by Tony Avent as 'Kazo Bana'. So much confusion.:(a-GAH-vee)(vik-TOR-ee-ay)(ree-JIN-ay-ee):
Geraniaceae ::Geranium A T Johnson:A long blooming hardy Geranium with deep to light pink flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um):
Onagraceae::Lemon Drop Evening Primrose:A mounding Evening Primrose with 1-2 inch lemon yellow flowers.:(ee-no-THE-ra):
Saxifragaceae::Bergenia Silver Night:This Bergenia has white pink tinged flowers with red centers.:(ber-GEN-i-a)(kor-di-FOL-i-a):
Saxifragaceae::Purple Candles Astilbe:A tall Astilbe with reddish purple flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee)(chi-NEN-sis):
Scrophulariaceae::Diascia Flying Colors Appleblossum:A bi color Diascia with pink and white flowers.:(di-AS-SHE-ah)(BAR-ber-ee):
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Painters Palette:This hardy Geranium has an array of different colored flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(pray-TEN-see):
Rosaceae::Siberian Meadowswwet, Dwarf Siberian Meadowsweet:A dwarf version of the Siberian Meadowsweek with pink flowers.:(fil-i-PEN-du-la)(pahl-MAY-tah):
Liliaceae::Hosta Aureomarginata:A large Hosta with bright golden margins.::
Asteraceae::Baby Sun Coreopsis, Baby Sun Tickseed, Sonnenkind:A compact Coreopsis with single yellow flowers borne solitary on a flower stalk.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Cornaceae ::Silver and Gold Dogwood:A large shrub with variegated leaves and yellow stems.:(KOR-nus)(ser-EE-see-a):
Polygonaceae::Firetail Mountain Fleece Plant:A perennial that needs a lot of room to spread. Has red spikes of flowers.:(per-si-KAR-ee-ah):
Papaveraceae::Pizzicato Oriental Poppy:A series of Poppy with many different colors:(pa-PA-ver):
Poaceae ::Little Bunnny Foutain Grass:One of the smallest of the dwarf fountain grass.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
Pinaceae ::Ponderosa Pine, Western Yellow Pine, Bull Pine, Black Jack Pine:A large growing Pine tree native to the western half of North America.:PI-nus)(pon-der-O-sa) :
Urticaceae:urticaceae pilea involucrata:Moon Valley:A relatively easy plant to grow. It has beautiful textured (rugose) bronze and green leaves.:(py-LEE-uh)(PILL-ee-ah):4.20.05
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Bouquet ::(dye-AN-thus):
Araliaceae:araliaceae brassaia arboricola:Dwarf Umbrella Plant, Arboricola, Australian Umbrella Tree, Hawaiian Scheffelera:A relatively easy plant to grow for the moderate to bright areas of the house.::4.9.5
Poaceae::Purple Majesty Pennisetum:A 2003 All American Selection of Purple Millet. The dark purple foliage and flowers make this a stunning plant.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):8.01.05
Asteraceae::Hairy False Goldenaster:A wild flower found growing in full sun dry site.::
Rosaceae::Dwarf Meadowsweet, Filipendula 'Kahome' :A dwarf meadow sweet with frothy pink flowers.:(fil-i-PEN-du-la):
:lights::This section contains pictures of different types of lights used in the landscape.::4.5.5
Ulmaceae::Danada Charm Hybrid Elm,Morton Red Tip Elm:A large vase shaped tree with reddish emerging leaves. :(UL-mus):
Commelinaceae::Turtle Vine, Bolivian Inch Plant, Basket Plant:An easy to grow, vigorous creeping vine, will quickly fill out the growing container.::04.08.06
Hydrangeaceae::Climbing Hydrangea:A vigorus vine reaching over 50 feet with white flowers.:(high-DRAN-jee-a)(ah-ANOM-ah-la)(pet-i-oh-LAY-ris):1.12.05
Rosaceae ::Mellow Yellow Spirea:A wispy shrub with yellow foliage and white flowers early in the spring.:(spy-REE-ah):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum album, White Stonecrop, Worm Grass, Chubby Fingers:A low growing Sedum with light pink to white flowers. Can be a rampant spreader since every little leaf or stem section will root producing more plants.::
Solanaceae ::Lime Green Nicotiana:A Nicotiana with lime green tubular flowers.:(nih-ko-shee-AH-nuh)(SAN-der-ay):
Aceraceae::Norwegian Sunset Maple:A small rounded Maple with good fall color. Has combined the traits of Norway and Shantung Maple.:(A-sir)(trun-KA-tum):
Araliaceae:araliaceae hedera helix birds foot:Birds Foot English Ivy:This section contains pictures of named English Ivy cultivars that have thinner pointed leaves. These are called the Birds Foot Ivy.:(Head-er-ah)(HEE-licks):4.9.5
Liliaceae::Hosta Lakeside Cha Cha:Lakeside Cha Cha is a large upright clump with green leaves and a cream to lime green border. ::
Rosaceae::Baronne Prevost Rosa:A classic hybrid perpetual rose with over 100 rose pink petals.::
Betulaceae::Gray Birch, Old Field Birch, Popular Birch, Poverty Birch:A native Birch tree that tolerates the poorest of soils.:(Bet-u-lah)(pop-uu-li-FO-lia):
Asteraceae:asteraceae solidago rugosa fireworks:Fireworks Goldenrod:A late blooming cultivar of the native Goldenrod.:(so-li-DAH-go):3.8.02 4.11.5
Sapindaceae::Yellowhorn Popcorn Shrub, Chinese Chestnut, :A small tree or a large shrub with 6-10 inch long racemes of white flowers starting in mid-May.:(zan-THOS-er-as)(sor-bi-FO-li-um):
Lythraceae::Bat-Face Cuphea, St. Peter's Plant, Tiny Mice, Bunny Ears :The small flowers of this plant really look like the face of a bat. Likes full sun and dry.:(KYOO-fee-uh)(LAY-vee-a):
Asteraceae:compositae sanvitalia speciosa aztec gold:Aztec Gold Sanvitalia:A low growing creeping plant with small yellow daisy-like flowers. Ideal in containers, baskets and garden beds.:(san-vi-TAY-lee-ah)(spee-see-OH-sah) :4.16.05
Hemerocallidaceae::Daylily with double flowers:This section contains pictures of the Daylilies with double flowers.::
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela florida variegated:Weigela Variegated:A medium size Weigela with pink flowers and variegated foliage.:wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):4.5.5
Liliaceae::Hosta Pauls Glory:Paul's Glory is a large mounding plant having gold centered leaves with green margins.::
Magnoliaceae::Sunspire Magnolia:A unique yellow Magnolia that has a columnar growth form.::
Acanthaceae::Variegated Shrimp Plant, Snow Shrimp Plant:A form of the Shrimp Plant with variegated foliage. ::
Papilionaceae::Wild Indigo, Yellow wild indigo, Horseflyweed:A sturdy native perennial with yellow flowers.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Begoniaceae ::Begonia echinosepala:A bushy Begonia with attractive leaves and white flowers.:(be-GON-yuh):
Rosaceae::Spring Snow Flowering Crab:A 25 foot rounded white flowering Crab.::
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae anemone sylvestris:Snowdrop Anemone:A pretty spring blooming perennial, producing lots of white flowers. If it likes the site it can rapidly colonize the area.:(a-NEM-o-nee):12.29.03 5.11.05
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae viburnum dentatum natural site:Arrowood Viburnum:This section contains picture taken in natural areas.:(vy-BER-num)(den-TAH-tum):11.26.03 4.12.05
Apiaceae::Purple Parsnip, Korean Angelica:A tall stunning plant with deep purple flowers.:(an-GEL-i-ca):
Poaceae::Thundercloud Switch Grass:A large Switch grass reaching over 7 feet tall.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Hydrangeaceae::Hydrangea Lemon Daddy:A vigorous lemon-yellow foliage Hydrangea.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
Asteraceae::Wartburg Star Aster, Wartburg Star East Indies Aster:A summer blooming Aster with lavender blue flowers. Can be short lived and needs to be divided every 2-3 years to maintain vigor.:(ASS-ter)(ton-go-LEN-sis):
Asteraceae::Dandelion:A plant that is the scourge of urban lawns.::
Caryophyllaceae::Rupturewort, Green Carpet:A low growing perennial, listed as a "Steppable".:(her-nee-AR-ee-uh)(GLAY-bruh):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta sieboldiana elegans:Hosta Blue Giant:A very large blue leaf Hosta that has been the standard for many years. ::4.26.05
Caryophyllaceae::Royal Catchfly, Prairie Fire, :A wild flower with brilliant red 4 petal flowers.:(sigh-LEE-nee)(REE-jee-uh):
Betulaceae::Dakota Pinnacle Birch, Fargo Birch:A medium size pyramidal tree that is proving to be very hardy.::
Fagaceae::Upright European Beech :An Upright European Beech very similar to Dawyck and many consider it to be the same.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):Fagaceae
Rosaceae::Mrs Willmott Potentilla:A hardy perennial whose foliage looks like a strawberry plant. Forms a low spreading clump topped with 12 inch branches.:(po-ten-TILL-a)(ne-pal-EN-sis):
Pinaceae::Dwarf Conic Norway Spruce:A slow growing dwarf Spruce.:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):
Scrophulariaceae::Prostrate Speedwell:A mat forming groundcover that is covered with flowers when in bloom.:(veh-RON-ih-ka) (prost-RAY-tuh):
Lamiaceae::Bergamo Monarda:A new Monardra with improved mildew resistance and a bi colored flower. Grown as an annual.::
Rosaceae::Flowering Crab Walters:A white flowering ornamental Crab tree::
Asteraceae::English Daisy Bellisima series:A series of English Daisy. Although perennial are often treated as an annual or biennial.:(BEL-is)(per-EN-is):
Crassulaceae::Kalanchoe Wart Face:Forms a rosette of warty textures leaves.::
Ginkgoaceae:gingoaceae ginko biloba:Ginkgo:A slow growing extremely hardy tree with great fall color. Has been called a "living fossil".:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Fagaceae::Golden Weeping European Beech:A yellow, weeping form of the European Beech.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Asteraceae::Ruby Frost Coreopsis:A member of the Jewel series of Coreopsis with red flowers with white edges.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Boraginaceae::Simply Scentsational Heliotrope:A Heliotrope with lavender flowers and yellow throats.:(hee-li-oo-TROP-i-um)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea abies clanbrassiliana:Tolleymore Spruce:A very slow growing dwarf conifer.:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):5.3.05
Apocynaceae::Vinca Wojos Gem:A dense highly variegated vine. Used in baskets and containers in zone #5.::7.20.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae chlorophytum comosum vittatum:Spider Plant, Variegated Spider Plant:This is one of the more common Spider Plants grown. The strap-like leaves have a white center with green margins.:(kloh-roh-FYE-tum):
Saxifragaceae::Rosamund Coral Bells:An older Heuchera cultivar with green leaves and a prodigious amount of flowers.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Rosaceae:rosaceae potentilla atrosanguinea:Himalayan Cinquefoil, Ruby Cinquefoil:A plant that has been the parent for many hybrids.:(po-ten-TILL-a)(at-ro-sang-QUIN-ee-a):
Asteraceae:asteraceae boltonia asteroides snowbank:Boltonia Snowbank:A tall, wide spreading perennial for the full sun garden. A great plant for late season bloom.::4.8.5
Fagaceae::Red Obelisk European Beech:A narrow upright red leaf beech.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Asclepiadaceae::Asclepias Soulmate, Soulmate Swamp Butterfly Weed:A cultivar of the Swamp Milkweed with rose-pink flowers. Good for moist to wet areas of the garden. :(as-KLEE-pi-as)(in-kar-NAY-ta):
Ranunculaceae::Wood Anemone cultivar:A good perennial for the bright to dappled shade area of the garden.:(a-NEM-o-nee)(nem-o-RO-sa):
Pinaceae ::Boesger Pyramidal Silver Fir:A narrow pyramidal form with deep green foliage.::
Aceraceae::Marmo Maple, Marmo Freeman Maple:A Fremanni hybrid Maple.:(AYE-cer):
Ranunculaceae::Clematis integrifolia Rosea:A non-climbing Clematis with nodding pink flowers. A good plant to scrabble trough shrubs.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Rosaceae::Cambridge Callery Pear:A tall upright narrow Callery Pear with increased cold hardiness.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
Dryopteridaceae::Lady in Red :A Lady fern with the added feature of red stems.:(uh-THEE-ree-um):
Apocynaceae::Hot Pink Desert Rose:A vigorous cultivar of Desert Rose with pink flowers. Thrive in full sun warm conditions.::
Asteraceae:compositae ambrosia trifida:Giant ragweed, Buffaloweed:A very large cousin of the Common Ragweed reaching over 10 feet tall. Produces abundant pollen causing allergy problems.::4.16.05
Cyperaceae::Creeping Variegated Broad Leaf Sedge:A slowly spreading variegated Sedge from underground stems.:(KAIR-ex)(sih-der-OH-stih-kah):
Fabaceae::Lupine My Castle:A very desirable perennial but somewhat picky about their growing site. In the proper areas they are easy to grow otherwise not. Lupine My Castle has brick red flowers on a 24-36 inch plant.:(luu-PIE-nus):
Amaranthaceae::Cramer's Lemon Lime Celosia :A crested type of Celosia with flowers ranging from lime green to yellow.:(sel-OH-see-ah):
Dryopteridaceae::Lady Fern, Common Lady Fern, Northeastern lady fern, Northern lady fern:A hardy native fern that has been the parent of many cultivars.:(uh-THEE-ree-um):
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae plectranthus australis:Swedish Ivy:A tough plant for the moderate to bright areas of your house. The name Swedish does not coincide with the botanical reality of this plant. It is native to Australia and the surrounding Pacific Islands. It is also not a true Ivy. Go figure?:(plec-TRAN-thus): 4.21.05
Asteraceae::Silver Princess Shasta Daisy:A cultivar of Shasta Daisy that has been around for many years. Short with white daisy-like flowers.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
Scrophulariaceae::Fox Glove, Common Fox Glove:A tall biennial with pink to purple flowers.:(dij-i-TAL-is)(pur-PU-ree-ah):
Poaceae::Moorflame Moor Grass:Forms an upright clump of foliage with sprays of fine textured wheat-like flowers.:(moh-LIN-ee-ah)(ser-OO-lee-ah):
Anacardiaceae:anacardiaceae rhus typhina bailtiger:Tiger Eyes Cutleaf Sumac:A Cut-leaf Sumac type with bright yellow foliage during the growing season and vivid fall colors.:(rhoos or Rhus)(TIE-fee-na):4.8.5
Gesneriaceae:gesneriaceae episcia hybrid cleopatra:Episcia Cleopatra:A relatively difficult plant to grow because it requires warm temperature and above average humidity. :(ee-PISH-ee-ah):6-2-01 4.18.05
Rosaceae::Rosea Plena Dwarf Flowering Plum:A cultivar of the Dwarf Flowering Almond with double flowers.:(PRUU-nus)(glan-duu-LO-sa):
Polemoniaceae::Flame series Garden Phlox:A dwarf compact disease resistance series of hybrid Phlox. Comes in a plethora of colors.:(ploks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Taxodiaceae:taxodiaceae taxus x media andersonii:Anderson's Yew:A fast growing spreading Yew. Has never winter burned in any of my plantings.:(TAKS-us):7-21-01 6.25.05
Cactaceae::Twin-spined cactus:A spherical cylindrical cactus that freely offsets forming a cushion.:(mam-mil-AR-ee-uh):
Buxaceae:buxaceae pachysandra terminalis variegata silver edge:Variegated Pachysandra, Silver Edge Pachysandra, Silveredge, Variegated Pachysandra, Pachysandra Variegata:Leaves are prominently patterned with white areas. Not as vigorous as it's cousin Pachysandra terminalis. :(pak-i-SAN-dra)(ter-mi-NA-lis):04.14.01, 4-20-01, 3-6-02 4.12.5
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Zing Rose:A mat forming hardy Dianthus with bright rose red flowers.: (dye-AN-thus)(del-TOY-deez):
Scrophulariaceae::Nemesia Flirtation orange, Flirtation Orange Twin Spur Flower:A nice orange Nemesia.::
Ginkgoaceae::Jade Butterfly Ginkgo, Jade Butterflies Ginkgo:A dwarf Ginkgo with leaves growing in clusters.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Ulmaceae::Dodoens Elm:A hybrid large Elm with moderate resistance to Dutch Elm Disease.:(UL-mus):
Polemoniaceae::Phlox Bill Baker:A Carolina Phlox with pink scented flowers. Has resistance to powdery mildew.::
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae leonurus cardiaca:Motherwort, Lion's Tail:Once cultivated for home remedies now has become a causal weed.::4.21.05
Poaceae ::Maiden Grass:One of the older cultivars of Miscanthus.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Rosaceae::Lady in Red Ninebark, Rubby Spice Nninebark:A mid sized Ninebark with reddish spring leaves.:fi-so-KAR-pus)(op-u-li-FO-li-us):
Fumariaceae::Dolly Sods Bleeding Heart:An improved Fringed bleeding heart collected in the Dolly Sods area of West Virginia.:(dy-SEN-tra)(eks-IM-ee-ah):
Lamiaceae::Salvia Twilight Serenade, Ballet Series of Salvia:A Meadow Sage Salvia with richly colored violet blue flowers.:(SAL-vee-uh)(pray-TEN-sis):
Asteraceae:asteraceae eupatorium maculatum gateway:Eupatorium Gateway, Gateway Joe Pye Weed:A tall growing perennial for the moist partial shaded areas of the yard.::7-14-01 4.9.5
Oleaceae::Alphonse Lavallee Lilac:An old cultivar of the common Lilac originating in around 1885.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
Asteraceae::Zinnia Zowie:A Zinnia with an intense color combination in it's flowers. A 2006 All American Selection.:(zin-EE-a)(EL-e-genz):
Pinaceae::Dwarf Himalayan Pine:A slow growing dwarf form of the Himalayan Pine. Very difficult to find concrete data on this plant. The nurseries that grow it list it at a wide range of shapes and sizes.:(PY-nus)(wal-lik-ee-AH-nuh):
Chenopodiaceae:chenopodiaceae kochia scoparia var. trichophylla:Kochia, Summer Cypress, Burning Bush:A feathery, soft green, dome shaped plant that resembles a dwarf conifer. An unusual plant that isn't utilized much by gardeners.::4.15.05
Saxifragaceae::Spring Sensation Deutzia:A medium sized shrub that produces clusters of white flowers.:(DUUT-si-a)(GRAS-l-lis):
:pots of plants hanging baskets:Hanging baskets:This section contains pictures of annuals in hanging baskets.::4.5.7
Alliaceae:liliaceae allium senescens:German Garlic:Late blooming Allium, with pink flowers and a tufted growth habit.::4.22.05
Liliaceae::Tete A Tete Tulip:A little red double flowering species Tulip.::
Dryopteridaceae::Hardy Holly Fern:A hardy Holly Fern that needs moist, well drained soils.:(sir-TOH-mee-um)(for-TOO-nee-eye):
Lamiaceae::Longin Russian Sage:Perovoskia are loose airy sub shrubs with gray foliage and lavender blue flowers. Longin is a narrow more upright Russian Sage cultivar.:(per-OFF-skee-uh):
Dryopteridaceae:polypodiaceae anthyrium niponicum pictum:Japanese Painted Fern:This is an easy to grow, outstanding foliage plant for the shade.:(a-THI-ree-um)(nip-pon-IK-cum)(PIK-tum):5.17.05
Liliaceae::Hosta First Frost:A medium Hosta with bluish foliage and gold edge in the spring. The edge will change to creamy white.::
Hydrangeaceae::Hortensia Hydrangea, Arbusto Hydrangea:This plant was purchased as a cool blooming, potted blue Hydrangea. The only thing I know about it (since the label was vague on taxonomy) is that it is a Hydrangea macrophyla.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
:::A photo album of containers with plants.::
Pinaceae::Weeping Canadian Hemlock:A weeping cultivar of Canadian Hemlock. Can be staked to the desired height.::
Asteraceae::Chinese Aster Serenade series:A Chinese Aster that is highly resistant to fusarium wilt.:(kal-i-STEF-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Aceraceae::Newton Sentry Maple:An extremely narrow upright Sugar Maple cultivar.:(AY-ser)(sack-AR-rum):
Violaceae::Labrador Viola, Alpine Violet, Dog Violet:A wild flower Viola with new foliage being purple and fading to green.:(vi-O-la):
:mixed garden scenes annuals fox river #1::A large garden in front of Fox River Greenhouses and Landscaping, Big Bend, Wisconsin::4.5.5
Ranunculaceae::Helleborus Royal Heritage strain, Royal Heritage Lenten Rose:A very early blooming shade loving perennial.:(hel-eh-BORE-us) :
Ginkgoaceae::Pendulous Ginkgo, Pendula Ginkgo:A pendulous form of the Ginkgo. Branches grow horizontal than weep.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Taxodiaceae::Peve Minaret:A dwarf shrub with a tight upright dense growth habit. Dirr describes it as "surreal pygmy forest effect" (#1).:taks-OH-di-um)(DIS-ti-kum):
Asteraceae:compositae cosmos sulphureus sunset:Sunset Cosmos:This cultivar is an All American winner. A medium tall to medium spreading plant for the full sun, hot dry areas of the garden. Orange-scarlet to vermilion-red, semi-double flowers.:(KOZ-mos)(sul-fer-EE-us):7-21-01 4.16.05
Violaceae::Johnny Jump Ups:Small pansy-like purple and yellow flowers. Can rapidly spreads by seeds. Hence the name Johnny Jump Ups. ::
Lamiaceae::Coleus Kong:A great Coleus with large colorful leaves.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez):
Osmundaceae:polypodiaceae matteuccia struthiopteris:Ostrich Fern, Garden Fern, Shuttlecock Fern :A tall fern that is one of the easier to get established and grow. Will jump around the garden.:(mat-TEW-kee-uh)(struth-ee-OH-ter-is):5.10.05
Geraniaceae::Ballerina Geranium:A low growing spreading Geranium with dark veined purplish pink flowers.:(jer-AE-nee-um)(sin-NEE-ree-um):
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Pinaceae::Gold Creeping Norway Spruce:A low spreading Spruce with yellow foliage in the spring and fall.::
Rosaceae:rosaceae fragaria pink panther:Pink Panther Alpine Strawberry:A pink flowering version of the Red Alpine Strawberry.:(frag-AY-ree-uh):5.14.05
Ranunculaceae::Double Flowered Buttercup :A double form of the Common Buttercup. :(rah-NUN-kew-lus)(AH-kris):
Violaceae::Freckles Common Wood Violet:A form of the common Wood Violet with speckles of blue/violet in the petals. Many consider this just a variation of Viola soronia. In my garden they grow among the Common Wood Violet.:(vi-O-la):
Apiaceae::Sapphire Blue Sea Holly:One of best Sea Holly with large steely-blue flowers.:(e-RIN-ji-um):
Liliaceae::Squash Casserole:A large Hosta with chartreuse leaves.::
Poaceae::Job's Tears, Christ's Tears,Coix, Coixseed, Tear Grass, Hato Mug:A tropical grass grown mostly for it's ornamental seeds.:(COY)(Lak-ree-mah)IJOH-bee):
Campanulaceae::Campanula Blue Waterfall:A cascading or spreading plant with blue Campanula flowers.:(kam-PAN-yew-lah)(posh-ar-skee-AY-nah):
Polemoniaceae::Amazing Grace Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with compact moss-like foliage and white flowers with red center.:(floks)(sub-EW-lah-tah):
Polygonaceae:polygonaceae polygonatum bistoria superba:Snakeweed:A vigorous perennial with pink flower spikes.::5.9.05
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Bengal Tiger:A Coreopsis verticillata hybrid similar to Route 66 but more compact and mildew resistant.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Hypericaceae::Kalm St Johnswort:A native shrub with bright yellow flowers. Tolerates moist to wet soil.:(hy-PER-ee-kum):
Iridaceae::Abyssinian, Abyssinian Gladiolus, Fragrant gladiolus, Sword lily:A tender bulb (corm) with star shaped white flowers having a purple center.:(ass-ih-DAN-ther-ah)(BY-kol-or)(mur-ee-EL-ay):
Asteraceae:compositae gynura tomentosa:Purple Passion Plant, Velvet Plant:An easy plant to grow. Likes bright light to deepen the purple color of the fuzzy leaves. Watch out for the odoriferous orange flowers.:(gee-NOOR-ah)(sar-MEN-toe-sa):4.16.05
Cupressaceae::Gold Lace Juniper:A medium up right spreading Juniper with gold colored foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Boraginaceae::Tower of Jewels, Pride of Tenerife:A group of very large plants with giant inflorescence of blue flowers.::
Campanulaceae ::Blaue Glocke Balloon Flower.:A taller Balloon Flower with purple-blue flowers. Received a 3 out of 5 from the Chicago Botanic Gardens Evaluation trials.:(plat-ee-KO-don) (gran-dih-FLOR-us):
Asclepiadaceae::Hello Yellow Butterfly Weed:A yellow cultivated variety of the native brilliant orange Butterfly weed:(as-KLEE-pi-as)(tuu-be-ROW-sa):
Boraginaceae::Tower of Jewels:A tall plant with dark pink to red flowers on a large inflorescence.::
Lamiaceae::Raspberry Nectar Agastache, Raspberry Nectar Hissop, Raspberry Nectar Mexican Hyssop:A short compact Agastache with Raspberry colored flowers.:(ag-ah-STACH-ee):
Rosaceae::Fru Dagmar Hastrup Rugosa Rose, Frau Damar Hartropp Rugosa Rose:A heritage rose with single clear pink flowers and large red rose hips.::
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae cakile edentula:Sea Rocket:A plant with lavender flowers found growing on the Great Lakes Shores.::4.12.5
Rosaceae::Variegated Kerria, White Edge Kerria:Variegated form of Kerria. Maybe the same as Keri japonica picta. :(KER-i-ah)(ja-PON-i-Ka):
Fabaceae::Red Feather:One of the more ornamental clovers with large puffy heads of red-purple flowers.:(try-FOH-lee-um)(ROO-benz):
Lamiaceae ::Lavender, Common Lavender:The species Lavender from which many cultivars have been derived.::
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer palmatum:Japanese Maple:The section has a few pictures of Japanese Maple that have survived in zone 5b. In this hardiness zone they can be very touchy unless the proper microclimate is met.:{AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):4.5.5
Cupressaceae::Old Gold Juniper:A Juniper cultivar with golden yellow foliage color especially in the fall.:(ju-NIP-er-us):
Poaceae::Helga Reich Miscanthus, Japanese Silver Grass Helga Reich:A slightly narrow version of Miscanthus Grazillimus.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Pinaceae::The Blues Colorado Blue Spruce:A sturdy weeping Colorado Blue Spruce.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
Aceraceae::Conquest Maple:A Norway Maple cultivar that has three different leaf colors throughout the growing season.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
Asteraceae::Helianthus Kong, Kong Sunflower:A tall multistem Sunflower.:(hee-lee-AN-thus)(AN-yoo-us) :
Caprifoliaceae::Dropmore Scarlet Honesuckle Vine:A very fast growing vine with scarlet orange flowers.:(lon-ISS-er-a):
Apiaceae::Great Angelica:A large native plant found growing in moist areas.::5.16.05
Apiaceae::Bronze Fennel:Along with it's culinary uses this plant is a nice ornamental in the garden::
Asteraceae::Pot Marigolds, Calendula:A good cool season annual.:(kal-END-due-la)(o-fih-shih-NA-lis):
Primulaceae ::Rubin Auslese Primula:A cultivar of the Drumstick Primula:(PRIM-eu-la)(den-tik-ew LAH-ta):
Convolvulaceae::Crimson Rambler Morning Glory:Produces large trumpet shaped crimson flowers.:(eye-po-MEE-ah):
Araceae::Jacks Giant Elephant Ears:A rapid growing Elephant Ears that develops humongous leaves in the warmer part of its hardiness zone.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
Onagraceae::Youngii Lapsley Sundrops:A fast spreading perennial with bright yellow flowers and red buds.:(ee-no-THE-ra)(fru-Ti-cosa):
Asteraceae ::Sky Blue Aster, Azure Aster, Prairie Heart-leaved Aster, :A showy Aster with sky-blue flowers.::
Cupressaceae::Wansdyke Silver Arborvitae:An Arborvitae cultivar with cream variegation.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
:::This section contains pictures of annuals in plastic pots.:04-16-01(rev):4.5.5
Rosaceae::Ranch Columnar Sargent Cherry:An upright columnar flowering Cherry.:(PRU-nus)(sar-jen-TEE-i):
Cupressaceae ::Shoosmith Juniper:A large growing upright Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):6.2.05
Asteraceae::Silver Leaf Sunflower:A multibranched sunflowers with silver-gray leaves.:(hee-lee-AN-thus)(ar-GA-fil-us):
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea glauca conica:Dwarf Alberta Spruce:A very popular soft looking dwarf conifer. This is a natural dwarf cultivar of the White Spruce.:(PI-see-AH)(glaw-cah) :5.3.05
Araliaceae:araliaceae hedera helix fan:English Ivy Fan Shaped Leaves:This section contains pictures of English Ivy cultivars with the large, fan shaped leaves.:(Head-er-ah)(HEE-licks):4.9.5
Hydrangeaceae::Lets Dance Big Easy Hydrangea:An improved mop head Hydrangea, blooming on old and new wood.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Floral Lace Light Pink:Part of the Floral Lace series with light pink flowers. Grow as a perennial in warmer zones and an annual in colder zones.::
Liliaceae::Gold Standard Hosta:A classic, fast growing medium large Hosta with a green edge and gold centers.:(HOSS-tuh):
Liliaceae::Hosta London Fog:Starts out a creamy white changing to a streaky variegation finally green.::
Musaceae:: Hardy Banana, Japanese Fiber Banana, Japanese Hardy Banana :One of the hardier Banana that may survive in hardiness zone #5. Can be grown as a container plant and brought indoors.:(MEW-suh)(BAS-joo):
Verbenaceae ::Caryopteris Snow Fairy:A selection of Caryopteris grown mainly for its variegated foliage. Technically a sub shrub.::
Plumbaginaceae::Joystick Red Thrift, Joystick Red Sea Pink, Joystick Red Armeria:A taller Armeria with red globular flowers.:(ar-MEER-i-ah)(sood-ar-MER-ee-uh):
Liliaceae::Guilt by Association Hosta:A medium sized Hosta with foliage emerging yellow than changing to chartreuse.::
Cupressaceae::Japanese Falsecypress, Springleaf Japanese falsecypress, Sawara Cyress:Foliage changes form yellow to green to yellow along with the season.:(kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):
Asteraceae::False mayweed, Scentless chamomile, False Chamimile:A plant with good floral characteristics but has become a noxious weed in many areas.::
Liliaceae::Hosta Revolution :::
Cupressaceae::Holmstrup Yellow Arborvitae:A yellow foliage form of Holmstrup Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Asphodelaceae::Flamenco Kniphofia, Flamenco Red Hot Poker, Flamenco Torch Lilly:Kniphofia has colorful floral spikes. This is an improved variety and hardy to colder hardiness zones. All American winner in 1999.:(nip-FOH-fi-ah)(oo-VAR-ee-uh):
Cupressaceae ::Mother Lode Juniper:A low growing creeping plant with yellow to golden yellow foliage:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis):
Taxodiaceae::Bright Gold Yew:A slow growing Yew that has vibrant yellow foliage color in the spring.:(TAKS-us)(kus-pi-DAA-ta):
Euphorbiaceae:euphorbiaceae euphorbia ammak:Euphorbia ammak, Candelabra Spurge.:A very large growing branching Euphorbia that grown into a tree-like plant in warm regions of it's hardiness zone.:(yew-FOR-bee-ah):5.17.05
Rosaceae:rosaceae amelanchier x grandiflora princess diana:Princess Diana Serviceberry:This plant can be considered a small tree or a large shrub. Has white flowers in the early spring followed by edible fruit. Grows best in the semi-shade, moist sites.:(am-e-LANG-key-er):5.11.05
Poaceae::Common wood-reed, Sweet wood-reed, stout wood-reed:A tall attractive native grass can be used in woodland plantings::
Asteraceae:asteraceae helenium moerheim beauty:Moerheim Beauty Sneezeweed.:A late blooming perennial with dark copper red flowers.:(hel-EE-nee-um):4.9.5
Asteraceae::Shasta Daisy Brightside:Reported to be a more compact plant as compared to Shasta Daisy Becky.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
Poaceae::Silver Feather Grass:A Miscanthus cultivar with large silvery inflorescence.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Saxifragaceae::Chocolate Ruffles Coral Bells, Heuchera Chocolate Ruffles:Chocolate colored ruffled leaves with plenty of flowers.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Liliaceae:liliaceae tulipa double late:Double Late Tulips:There are only a few cultivars of Double Late Tulips. They produce large double Peony-like flowers that are sensitive to severe rains.::03.21.03 4.27.05
Cruciferae:cruciferae alliaria petiolata:Garlic Mustard:Garlic Mustard is a European plant that was introduced to the USA by early settlers. It was used as a food source and for medicinal purposes. Now Garlic Mustard has become a major invasive weed problem.::08.29.02, 10.01.02 4.15.05
Geraniaceae::Geranium Dark Reiter:::
Pinaceae::Silberlocke Korean Fir:A cultivar of the Korean Fir.:(a-bez)(kor-e-A-na):
Lamiaceae ::Common Skullcap, Marsh Skullcap, Hooded Skull Cap:A small to medium wild flower with blue flowers and found growing in moist sites.:(skew-teh-LARE-ee):
Saxifragaceae::Mocha Coral Bells:A vigorous mounding Heuchera with mocha colored leaves in the correct spot.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Rosaceae::Harrison Yellow Rose, Yellow Rose of Texas, Pioneer Rose:An old rose with yellow flowers. Can become large and suckers.::
Lamiaceae::Orange Mint:An aggressive plant with purple tinged white flowers and Orange scented foliage. Can become an aggressive weed if not controled::
Fumariaceae::Dicentra Margaret Fish, Margaret Fish Bleeding Heart:I was a little hesitant about listing this plant. Because the book "Bleeding Hearts and Corydalis" (a definitive source) list Margery Fish as white, but I have seen it in three different botanical gardens and on many different web sites as pink??:(dy-SEN-truh)(for-MOH-suh):
Lamiaceae::Prostrate Coleus Swedish Ivy:A low growing or trailing easy to grow plant. Used outdoors and indoors as a house plant.:(plek-TRAN-thus)(oar ten DALL ee ii):
Polemoniaceae::Phlox Becky Towe:A Garden Phlox with gold variegated folaige.::
Cupressaceae::Arcadia Juniper:A dense low growing Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(sa-BEE-na):
Rhamnaceae:rhamnaceae rhamnus cathartica:Common Buckthorn, European Buckthorn, Harts Thorn, Rhineberry:A tree or large shrub that has become a major invasive plant. Almost to the point of becoming out of control. Forms monocultures, suppressing all of the native plant species by leafing out early and holding leaves late into the fall.:(RAM-nus):09.02.02, rev.09.10.03 5.11.05 aaa
Campanulaceae::Golden Torch Lobelia, Golden Torch Cardinal Flower:A red Lobelia with yellow foliage.::
Fagaceae::Pendula European Beech:A weeping form of the European Beech. Can become a fairly large tree or trained to be much shorter with weeping branches touching the ground.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Boraginaceae::Heliotrope Blue Wonder:A short Heliotrope cultivars with deep dark blue fragrant flowers. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(hee-li-oo-TROP-i-um)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Fagaceae::Copper Beech:A large tree with copper colored leaves in the spring changing to dark purple:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium endressi wargravepink:Wargrave Pink Geranium:A medium tall, narrow spreading plant for the semi-shaded area of the garden. Produces small clear pink flowers.::04.15.01, 04.19.02 4.18.05
Caryophyllaceae ::Bristol Fairy Baby's Breath:A Baby's Breath cultivar with double white flowers.:(gyp-SOFF-ill-un)(pa-nik-ew-LAY-ta):
Hydrangeaceae:saxifragaceae philadelphus coronarius aureus:Golden Mach Orange:A medium to large growing shrub that has very bright yellow foliage. White flowers occur in June.:(fil-a-DEL-fus):7-21-01 6.24.05
Asteraceae::Gerbera Daisy, Transvaal Daisy, Barberton Daisy, African Daisy:A tender perennial usually grown as a short lived annual in cooler climates. Very popular in the cut flower trade.:(GUR-bu-ra)(jaym-SON-ee-ee):
Ericaceae::Rhododendron Capistrano:One of the first good flowering yellow Rhododendrons.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
Cupressaceae ::Hetzi Columnaris Juniper:An upright growing Juniper with green foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):11.09.05
Fagaceae::Rohanii Beech, Purple Leaf Oak Beech, :A vigorous growing cultivar of the European Beech:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Urticaceae::Silver Tree:An indoor house plant that is a great tropical vivarium plant.:(py-LEE-uh or PILL-ee-ah)(sproos-ee-AY-nuh):
Hydrangeaceae::Quick Fire Hydrangea:The name refers to this Hydrangeas early bloom.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Solanaceae::Iochroma Royal Queen Purple:A tender perennial grown as an annual in colder hardiness zones:(eye-oh-KROH-muh):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta golden tiara:Hosta Golden Tiara:A fast growing, small, gold variegated Hosta. ::4.24.05
Araceae::Neon Devils Ivy:A bright yellow form of the Devils Ivy.::
Iridaceae:iridaceae iris pseudacornus:Yellow Flag Iris, Water Flag:A tall growing yellow flowering Iris that likes wet soil conditions.::08.13.02 4.19.05
Crassulaceae::Pure Joy Sedum:A small mound of green succulent foliage topped with light pink flowers.::
Caprifoliaceae ::Cranberry Viburnum:A medium to tall shrub with white flowers, red berries and variable fall foliage color.:vy-BER-num):
Caprifoliaceae ::Bush Honeysuckle:A native tough medium sized shrub with small yellow flowers.:(die-er-VIL-a)((ses-li-iFO-li-a):
Campanulaceae::Silver Bells Campanula, Silver Bells Spotted Campanula:Pendulous bell shaped flowers cover this plant during bloom time.:(kam-PAN-yew-lah)(punk-TAH-tah):
:::::4.5.5
Scrophulariaceae::Digitalis Gigantea Gelber Herold. Gigantea Gelber Herold Foxglove, Rusty Foxglove:A Digitalis selection by the Jelitto seed company having larger flowers with better color.:(dij-i-TAL-is):
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae lamium maculatum beacon silver:Lamium Beacon Silver:A ground cover plant that will add a silvery white touch of color to the shaded areas of the garden.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):12.30.03 04.21.05
Hemerocallidaceae:liliaceae hemerocallis yellow or gold flowering daylily:Yellow Daylily:This section contains pictures of yellow flowering Daylilies.::7-19-02 4.22.05
Caryophyllaceae ::Sand Pink, Dianthus arenarius:Forms a mat of grassy foliage with deeply fringed white flowers.:(dye-AN-thus):
Poaceae::Golden Dew Tufted Hair Grass:A green mound of foliage is under an airy spray of flowers that mature to a golden yellow.:(deh-SHAMP-see-ah)(ses-pih-TOH-sah):
Asteraceae:asteraceae helichrysum thianschanicum icicles:Icycles Licorice Plant:A compact foliage plant with silver narrow leaves. Commonly used in patio pots and other outdoor planters.:(he-lee-KRIS-um)(than-SHAN-ih-kum):
Bromeliaceae::Aechmea Lois Pride:An Aechmea with variegated foliage and a strong colorful inflorescence.:(eek-MEE-uh):
Caryophyllaceae::Sternberg’s Pink:A good rock garden Dianthus with fragrant fringed flowers.::
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus strobus:White Pine, Eastern White Pine, Weymouth Pine:A very large growing conifer. Probably best used in parks and larger propreties.:(PIE-nus((STROH-bus):06.17.03 5.6.05
Magnoliaceae ::Magnolia Golden Lantern:A small tree with pale yellow flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta sieboldiana big daddy:Hosta Big Daddy:A very large blue Hosta.::4.26.05
Crassulaceae::Chocolate Ball Sedum:Forms a 2-3 inch, slightly mounding mat of foliage.::
Asteraceae::Mexican Hat, Upright Prairie Coneflower, Long-headed Coneflower, Thimble flower:An interesting native plant with a large terminal cone of disk flowers. :(ruh-TIB-ih-duh) (kol-um-NEE-fer-uh):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela florida minuet:Weigela Minuet:One of the smaller more compact Weigela.:(wi-GEE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):11-17-01, 6.24.02,4.5.5
Capparidacese:capparaceae cleome spinosa:Cleome, Spider Flower:A tall, wide spreading annual for the back of a full sun garden.:(klee-OH-me)(hass-ler-AN-a):04-16-01 4.12.05
Liliaceae::Fritillaria Aurora:A stately plant that produces a large cluster of orange flowers. Will reach 24"-30" in height.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh):
Campanulaceae::Astra series Ballon Flowers:A series of shorter compact Balloon Flowers. Received a 4 out of 4 at the Chicago Botanic Garden trials.:(plat-ee-KO-don)(gran-dih-FLOR-us):
Lamiaceae ::Coleus Chocolate Mint:A nice compact Coleus with maroon/burgundy foliage with a mint green scalloped edge.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez):
Dryopteridaceae::Ursula's Red Japanese Painted Fern:A Japanese Painted fern with vivid coloration in the foliage.:(a-THI-ree-um)(nip-pon-IK-cum)(PIK-tum):
Salicaceae:salicaceae salix integra haukura nishiki:Dappled Willow, Hakura Nishiki Willow:A medium to large shrub with mottled white, green and pink foliage. Very popular plant.:(SAY-lik):5.27.05
Commelinaceae:commelinaceae rhoeo spathacea vittata:Variegated Moses-in-the-Boat, Variegated Boat Lily:A variegated form of the more common Moses-in-the-Boat. Needs just the right spot or it will revert back to all green. ::03.29.02 4.15.05
Asteraceae::Paladin Shasta Daisy:A Shasta Daisy with semi-double ruffly flowers.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum)(pal-uh-din):
Asteraceae::Helianthus Soraya, Soraya Sunflower:A multi stemmed Sunflower with orangish flowers.:(hee-lee-AN-thus)(AN-yoo-us):
Asteraceae::Magnificum Leopards Bane:A Doronicum cultivars with larger flowers having finer cut petals.:(do-RON-i-cum)(or-i-en-TA-le):
Rosaceae::Wife of Bath Rose shrub rose, The Wife of Bath Rose shrub rose,Glucksberg Rose, Wife of Bath English Rose:A David Austin Rose that is a repeat bloomer shrub rose. Flowers have a dark pink center fading to pale pink around the edges. A very full flower.::
Apocynaceae:apocynaceae amsonia hubrichtii:Thread Leaf Blue Star, Narrow-leaf Blue Star, Arkansas Amsonia:A medium size perennial with pale blue flowers and brilliant yellow fall foliage.:(am-SO-knee-uh):4.8.5
Ericaceae::Flame Azalea:A native USA Rhododendron with a wide range of flower colors and hardiness to zone #5.::
Poaceae::June Grass, Prairie June Grass:A tough, low growing cool season grass.:(koh-LAIR-ee-ah)(mah-KRAN-than):
Pinaceae::Procumbens Blue Spruce:A low spreading Blue Spruce.:PY-see-uh):
Euphorbiaceae::Fire Glow Euphorbia:An improved version of the species with bright floral bracts.:(yew-FOR-bee-ah)(gri-FITH-ee-eye):
Fabaceae::Heart of Gold Redbud:A gold to yellow leaf Red Bud.:(SER-sis)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
Cupressaceae::Sawara Falsecypress, Falsecypress:A species Chamaecyparis used as medium to large evergreen trees.:(kam-e SIP-a-ris):
Violaceae::Viola Sorbet Coconut Swirl:A heat and cold tolerant Viola. Reported to be hardy to zone #6-7?::
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Greystone:A white blooming form of Dianthus Baths Pink. :(dye-AN-thus)(grah-tee-an-o-po-li-TAH-nus):
Poaceae::Vertigo Pennisetum:A warm season perennial grass, grown as an annual north of zone 9. Foliage gets darker as the season gets hotter. A tender perennial frown as an annual in color hardiness zones.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
Asteraceae:asteraceae leucanthemum becky:Shasta Daisy Becky:One of the best Shasta Daisy's available for the perennial gardens. Becky was given the 2003 Perennial Plant of the Year award from the Perennial Plant Association.::4.10.5
Caprifoliaceae ::Northern Burgundy Viburnum:A Arrowwood Viburnum selection with burgundy fall color.:(vy-BER-num)(den-TAH-tum):
Liliaceae:liliaceae erythronium albidum:White Trout Lily, Dogtooth Violet:A white flowering form of the more common yellow flowering Trout Lily.::5.14.02 4.22.05
Celastraceae:celastraceae euonymus fortunei sarcoxie:Euonymus Sarcoxie:A small to medium size broadleaf evergreen shrub.:(you-ON-i-mus)(for-TUNE-ne-i):4.7.5
Rosaceae::Flower Carpet Scarlet Shrub Rose:A low maintenance ground cover rose with scarlet flowers. Reported to be more heat tolerant.:(ROE-sah):
Rosaceae::Snowcloud Serviceberry, Snow Cloud Service Berry:A broad upright Serviceberry loaded with white flowers.:(am-e-LANG-key-er):
Lamiaceae::Huntington's Carpet Rosemary:A trailing mounding Rosemary with blue flowers.:(rose-ma-REE-nus)(oh-fiss-ih-NAH-liss):
Lamiaceae::Sensation Rose Salvia:A compact Salvia selection with bright rose flowers on tightly packed spikes.:(SAL-vee-a):
Liliaceae:liliaceae dracaena sanderiana:Sander's Dracaena:A small relatively easy to grow plant. Recently it is being sold as "Lucky Bamboo"::4.22.05
:fences::A odds and ends collection of different ways fences can be used to landscape the yard.::4.5.5
Lamiaceae::Salvia Cardonna:A taller hardy Salvia.:(SAL-vee-a):
Saxifragaceae::Country Western Astilbe:A medium Astilbe with soft pink plumes.:(a-STIL-bee):
Commelinaceae:commelinaceae gibasis geniculata:Tahitian Bridal Veil:Bridal Veil will produce a profusion of tiny white flowers if given the proper growing conditions. Best grown in bright light.::9.26.03 4.15.05 12.06.08
Caprifoliaceae::Chicago Lustrous Viburnum:A large shrub with glossy green foliage and white flowers. Best used as a corner planting, specimen plant or in borders. To large for foundation plantings.:(vy-BER-num)(den-TAH-tum):
Asteraceae::Narrow-Leaf Purple Coneflower, Black Sampson, Black Samson Echinacea:A native Coneflower to the western part of the USA. :(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah):
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Lubecca:A long blooming Salvia with violet blue flowers.:(SAL-vie-a):03.06.06
Moraceae::Long Leaf Fig, Sabre Ficus:An unusual looking Fig (at least to me) with long thin leaves. :(fy-cuss)(bin-en-dye-kee-eye):4.30.05
Asteraceae::Raydon's Favorite Aster:A later blooming plant with blue Aster flowers.::
:horticulture designing front yards house 2:House 2:This section contains pictures of house fronts which will help me illustrate how changes can be made to improve the design and functionality of the area. Some text has been added but mainly I use this as part of a presentation in my workshop "Designing the Front Yard"::4.5.5
Plantaginaceae::Tubular Bells Penstemon:One of the larger flowering of the Penstemon genus.:(pen-STE-mon):
Ranunculaceae::Liberation Clematis:A deciduous climber with large pink flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Scrophulariaceae:: Very Van Gogh Veronica, Very Van Gogh Speedwell:A long blooming Veronica with rosy purple flowers.:(ve-RON-i-ka):
Pinaceae::Fastigiate Blue Spruce:A smaller narrow Spruce with erect branches.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
Fagaceae::White Oak, American White Oak:A moderately growing, medium to large Oak tree.:(Kwer-kus)(AL-ba):
Liliaceae::Climax Hosta:A Hosta with thick, green corrugated leaves having a gold margin.::
Iridaceae::Fairy Iris, Large Wild Iris, Fortnight lily, African Iris, Butterfly Iris:A spreading, evergreen perennial native to South Africa.::12.10
Oleaceae::Ivory Pillar Japanese Tree Lilac:An upright Japanese Tree Lilac.:(si-RING-a)(reh-tick-yoo-LAY-tuh):
Malvaceae::Thompsonii Flowering Maple, Thompsoni Abutilon:A relatively easy to grow evergreen shrub with variegated leaves and orange flowers. In colder climates grown as a annual or over wintered indoors.:(ab-YEW-tih-lon):
Scrophulariaceae ::Giant Snowflake Bocopa:A trailing or ground cover plant with an abundance of small white flowers. Will bloom all summer as long as growth is not checked by letting it become dried out. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(SOO-ter-uh):
Poaceae::Quack Grass, Smooth Quack Grass:An annual grass that can become a major problem in lawns.::
Cupressaceae::Iowa Juniper:An upright Juniper with bluish green foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Pinaceae::White Fir, Balsam fir, Silver fir, White balsam:A Fir that is more tolerant of adverse sites than others. Nice pyramidal form with grayish-blueish colored needles.:(A-beez)(KON-CUL-er):
Fabaceae::White Clover:A common occurring plant found in the lawn and wild. The coveted four-leaf clover is found in this species.::
Anacardiaceae::Velvet Cloak Smoke Bush:Purple cultivar, maintaining good color through most of the summer. Fall color is reddish-purple.:(ko-TI-nus)(ko-GIG-ri-a):
Osmundaceae::Royal Fern, Flowering Fern:A large fern for the wet areas of the garden.::04.20.06
Liliaceae::Hosta Lemon Lime:A fast growing shorter Hosta with greenish gold leaves.::
Caryophyllaceae:carophyllaceae cerastium vulgatum:Mouse Ear Chickweed:A low mat forming plant that can develope into a troublesome weed.:(se-RAS-ti-um):4.7.5
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea abies gregoryana parsonii:Parsons Norway Spruce:A very slow growing broad upright Norway Spruce.:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):5.3.05
Hydrophyllaceae::Virginia Water leaf, John's-cabbage, Shawnee-salad:A native wild flower for moist areas. ::
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Bremen:An Astilbe with pink flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Geraniaceae::Glenluce Geranium:A Geranium sanguieum cultivar with clear light pink flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um) :
Saxifragaceae::Bergenia Photo Album:A photo album of different cultivars of Bergenia.::04.30.05
Lamiaceae::Hobbit's Foot Silver Sage:A cultivar of the Silver Sage with large fuzzy grayish leaves.:(SAL-vee-uh)(ar-JEN-tee-uh):1.11
Lamiaceae ::Ajuga genevensis, Blue Bugleweed:A non aggressive Ajuga with gentian blue flower spikes.:(a-JOO-guh)(gen-EE-ven-sis) :
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela rubidor:Weigela Rubidor, Weigela Rubigold:A Weigela cultivar with bright yellow foliage and dark red flowers.::4.12.05
Chenopodiaceae:chenopodiaceae chenopodium album:Lambsquarters, Common Lambsquarters:A common weed found growing in most of North America.::4.15.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae fritilaria meleagris:Guinea Hen Flower, Fritillaria, Snakes Head, Checkered Lily, Sullen Lady, Leper's Bell:A medium size plant bearing 1-2 bell-shaped, pendant flowers per plant. The petals have a checkered pattern.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh):03.11.03 4.22.05
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium sanquineum striatum:Geranium striatum:A low growing, medium spreading Geranium that produces a multitude of pink flowers with darker pink veins.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um) :4.18.05
Pinaceae::Picea glauca compacta:A compact Blue Spruce with bright blue foliage:(PI-see-AH)(glaw-cah):
Hemerocallidaceae::Tangerine Daylily:A heirloom Daylily with tangerine orange flowers.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
Plumbaginaceae::Armeria Dusseldrof Pride, Dusseldorf Pride Sea Thrift:An improved Sea Thrift with larger flowers. Best grown in drier, sandy soils.:(ar-MEER-i-ah):
Cupressaceae::Weeping Nootka Cypress:A weeping form of the Nootka Cypress.:(kam-e-SIP-a-ris)(noot-ka-TEN-sis):
Asteraceae:asteraceae rudbeckia hirta indian summer:Rudbeckia Indian Summer:A 3 foot tall, compact Rudbeckia. Produces hundreds of black-eyed Susan flowers each year. An All American selection in 1995. A sure fire winner for your garden or large containers:(rud-BEK-ee-a):07.25.03 4.10.5
Polemoniaceae ::Emerald Pink Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with compact moss-like foliage and pink flowers in May::
Hydrangeaceae ::Floribunda Hydrangea:One of the larger Hydrangeas with a large amount of white, conical inflorescences.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Rosaceae ::Coral Burst Flowering Crab:A small tree with coral colored flowers.::
Cupressaceae::Mr Bowling Ball Arborvitae, Linesville Arborvitae`:A slow growing globular Arborvitae.:(Thoo-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Ranunculaceae::Krinkle White Peony:A Peony with snow white single flowers with krinkled petals.::
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon War Ax:A strain of the native, shell-leaf penstemon with a wide range of colors such as, pinks, maroon, reds, purples, and creamy white. Has a reddish colored stem.:(PEN-steh-mon) (gran-di-FLOOR-us):
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer negundo:Boxelder, Ash-leaf Maple, Manitoba Maple:A very fast growing weedy tree.::09.11.02 4.7.5
Rosaceae::Pink Princess Flower Crabapple:Compact Flowering Crab reaching 8 feet high with rose-pink flowers.::
Rosaceae::Cockspur Hawthorn:A broad spreading tree that is armed with long, pointed thorns.:(kra-TEE-gus)(krus-GA-li):
Polygonaceae::Himalayan Fleece Flower:A perennial that grows best in cool moist sites.:(per-si-KAR-ee-ah)(a-FEE-nis):
Liliaceae::Hosta Empress Wu:One of, if not the largest growing Hosta.::
Saxifragaceae::Stop Light Tiarella:A Tiarella with yellow leaves overlaid with red patches at the veins.::
Oleaceae:oleaceae syringia patula miss kim:Miss Kim Lilac:Miss Kim produces an abundance of lilac colored, fragrant flowers. It grows best in full sun and is a medium height by medium spreading plant. Listed as a dwarf but will reach at least 5-6 feet in height and spread.:(si-RING-A)(pa-TU-la):7.7.02 4.30.05
Cruciferae:cruciferae caradmine bulbosa:Spring Cress, Bulbous Cress:A 6"-18" wild flower found blooming in shaded moist areas.::5.21.02
Ranunculaceae::Common Globe Flower, Superbus Globe Flower:A early spring blooming plant with globular yellow flowers. Superbus is a more prolific bloomer than the species.:(TROL-i-us)(you-RO-pay-us):
Asteraceae::Big Sky Echinacea:A series of Echinacea (Purple Coneflower) developed by Richard and Bobby Saul of ItSaul Plants.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Z Liliaceae::Hosta Jade Cascade:::
Rosaceae::Coles Select Juneberry, Coles Select Serviceberry:A selection of Amelanchier with thicker glossier foliage.:(am-e-LANG-key-er):
Verbenaceae ::Verbena Superbena series:A series of Verbena with a large colorful flowers. ::
Lythraceae:lythraceae lythrum alatum:Winged Loosestrife:Don't confuse this native prairie wildflower and it's "Bad Boy" invasive weed cousin "Purple Loosestrife".::4.27.05
Rosaceae ::Peking Cotoneaster:A tough shrub commonly used for hedges.:(ko-tone-EE-aster:
Betulaceae::Rote Zellar European Filbert, Rote Zeller Hazelnut, Rote Zeller Filbert:A large Filbert with redish purple foliage.:(KOR-ih-lus)(av-el-AY-nuh):
Aceraceae::Viridis dissectum Japanese Maple:A green lace-leaf Japanese maple.:(AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
Rosaceae::Hansa Rugosa Rose:A beautiful heritage, rugosa Rose that has an aggressive sucking habit.::
Cupressaceae::Sky High Juniper:A vertical Juniper with blush foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us):
Poaceae::Cheyene Chief Panicum, Cheyenne Chief Switch Grass:A compact bluish Switch grass, changing to reddish as it starts to flower.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Lamiaceae::Plectranthus Heigh Ho Silver:A cascading silver leaf Plectranthus. Mixes well in large containers.:(plec-TRAN-thus):
Plumbaginaceae::Redleaf Thrift:A Sea Thrift with red-tinged foliage.:(ar-MEER-i-ah):
Rosaceae::Rosa Sweet Drift, Rosa Meiswetdom:A groundcover type Rose that becomes covered with small double pink colored flowers. Part of the Drift Groundcover Rose series.:(ROH-za):
Bignoniaceae::Catalpa pulverulenta:A small to medium size, variegated cultivar of the Northern Catalpa.::
Asteraceae::Ox-eye Daisy, White Daisy, Field Ox-eyed Daisy:An introduced garden perennial that has become a common weed in fields and along roads. ::5.27.05
Hypericaceae::Gemo Hypericum:A Hypericum with masses of yellow flowers.:(hy-PER-ee-kum):
Fagaceae:fagaceae quercus macrocarpa:Bur Oak, Prairie Oak, Mossy Cup Oak:A large growing tough tree. The name comes from the warty cup of the acorn that has fringes or burs on the margin.::5.17.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta blue dimples:Blue Dimples Hosta:A medium size Hosta with lots of dimples on the blue foliage.::4.22.05
Pinaceae::Little Bogle Larch:A slow growing dwarf upright conifer.::
Pinaceae::Moon Frost Hemlock, Moon Frost Canadian Hemlock:A dwarf evergreen with white new growth. The white fades to a darker green with white tones.:(tsuu-ga)(can-a-DEN-sis):
Rosaceae::Staghorn Cinquefoil, Saffron Cinquefoil:A low spreading perennial with apricot colored flowers. Good rock garden plant.:sun to part shade in moist well-drained soil :
Liliaceae:liliaceae asparagus pyramidalis:Asparagus pyramidalis:A more upright growing Asparagus Fern variety.:(as-SPAR-uh-gus)(den-sif-FLOR-us)(SPRING-er-eye):4.22.05
Fabaceae::Indigo bush Amorpha, Indigo bush, Bastard indigo:A deciduous shrub with purple flowers.:(a-MOR-fa)(froo-tih-KOH-suh):
Hydrangeaceae:hydrangeaceae hydrangea macrophylla nikko blue:Nikko Blue Hydrangea:One of the earlier blue cultivars hardy to zone #5. Probably wouldn't waste my time growing this in zone #5, since it has been superseded by many other Hydrangea.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):4.19.05
Begoniaceae ::Summerwings Deep Red:A semi-pendulous Begonia with deep red flowers. Part of the Summerwings series.:(be-GON-yuh):
Saxifragaceae::Dolce Creme Brulee Coral Bells:This Heuchera has bronze to deep golden yellow foliage.:(HEW-ker-a):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium sanquineum album:Geranium sanguineum Album:A medium spreading and medium height, white flowering cultivar of the "Bloody Cranesbill" Geranium.::4.18.05
Rosaceae::Adirondack Ornamental Crab:A compact up right Ornamental Crab Apple with white flowers and good disease resistance.::
Cupressaceae::American Pillar Arborvitae:A fast growing hardy Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Asteraceae::Emperor Williams Cornflower, Bluebottle, Garden Cornflower:A blue flowering Cornflower whose flowers look a lot like the perennial Corn Flower. A heirloom garden annual.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh):
Verbenaceae::Butterfly Bush:An evergreen tropical shrub that almost continually blooms throughout the growing season. Can be grown as a house plant.:(kler-oh-DEN-drum):
Liliaceae::Pleomele, Malasian Dracaena:A tough easy to grow indoor plant.::4.26.05
Liliaceae::Hosta Curly Fries:A small unusual Small Rippled Hosta. Selected by the American Hosta Growers Association as 2016 Hosta of the Year!::
Caprifoliaceae::Lantanaphyllum Viburnum:A very large Viburnum with white flowers.::
Lamiaceae::Pink Chablis Lamium:A pink flowering Lamium with White Nancy like foliage.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):
Cannaceae::Australia Canna:A stunning plant with deep burgundy colored foliage and red flowers.::
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum spectabile indian chief:Sedum Indian Chief:This Sedum is very similar to Sedum "Autumn Joy" and many people report that it is the same as Autumn Joy.::6-02-01, 2.28.02 4.15.05
Araceae::Parlor Palm, Mountain Palm, Neathe Belle:An easy to grow Palm that tolerates low light conditions.:(kam-i-door-ee-uh):03.20.05
Crassulaceae ::Sedum acre. Golden Moss Sedum, Biting Stone Crop:A tough, draught tolerant, low growing Sedum.:(SEA-dum)(A-ker):6.22.05
Scrophulariaceae::Nemesia Sunsatia series:A free flowering series of Nemesia.::
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae tiarella cordifolia var. collinia iron cross:Tiarella Iron Cross:A choice ground cover for the moist shaded areas of the garden. An added feature is the deeply lobed leaves with chocolate coloration down the mid-vein.::12.10.03, 6.17.05
Lamiaceae:labiatae ajuga reptans burgundy glow:Burgundy Glow Ajuga:A low growing ground cover plant for the shaded areas. It has multicolored foliage along with spikes of violet-blue flowers. Prefers semi-shade, moist soil.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):6.1.02 4.19.05
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Irish Spring:A short lived perennial usually grown as an annual in the colder regions:(rud-BEK-ee-a):
:hard surfaces walks/paths flagstone:Flagstone:This sections contains pictures of walks and surfaced areas made out of different types of flagstone.::4.5.5
Asteraceae:compositae sonchus oleraceus:Common Sow thistle, Annual Sow thistle:A common yellow flowering weed.::08.22.02 4.16.05
Asteraceae::Achillea Galaxy Series:A series of hybrid Achillea who have the parents A. Taygetea and A. millefolium:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Rosaceae::F J Grootendorst Rugosa Rose:A hardy Rugosa rose that is extremely thorny with red carnation-like flowers.::
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Purple Majestry:A tall Salvia with dark rich purple flowers.:(SAL-vee-a)(gar-an-IT-i-ca):12.03.05
Aceraceae::Green Cascade Full Moon Japanese Maple:A lower growing weeping cascading Japanese Maple with deeply cut leaves.:(AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
Liliaceae::Fox's Grape Fritillaria, Fritillaria uva-vulpis :A small plant with bi-colored flowers of maroon and gold.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh):
Rosaceae::Showy crab, Japanese Crab:One of the oldest known Flowering Ornamental Crabs still used in modern landscapes.:(MA-lus)(flor-i-BUN-da):
Lamiaceae::Fuji Blue Dragon Head:A nice blue colored plant good for sunny rock gardens.:(dray-koh-SEF-uh-lum)(ar-gun-EN-see):
Iridaceae:iridaceae iris reticulata:Reticulated Iris:A beautiful short, early spring blooming bulb. Grows best in full sun, well drained soils.::4-13-02 4.19.05
Saxifragaceae::Sweet Tea Heucherella:An intensely colored plant with tea colored leaves. Likes a bit more moisture than Heucheras.:(hew-ker-REL-uh):
Asteraceae:asteraceae artemesia ludoviciana valerie finnis:Artemisia Valerie Finnis:A clump forming gray foliage plant that doesn't spread like some of the other cultivars.:(ar-te-MIZ-ee-uh):4.9.5
Ranunculaceae::Clematis:Clematis are very versatile garden vines with a wide range of colors, flower sizes and season of bloom.:(KLEM-uh-tiss) :
Malvaceae:malvaceae abutilon hybridum:Flowering Maple:A relatively easy to grow evergreen shrub from the tropics. Can be grown as an indoor flowering plant.:(ab-YEW-tih-lon):4.27.05
Lamiaceae::Mint Thyme:A low growing creeping Thyme.:(TY-muss):
Rosaceae:rosaceae aruncus dioicus:Goat's Beard:One of the larger growing shade tolerant plants.:(a-RUN-kus):rev 01.23.03 5.14.05
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae eranthis cilicica:Winter Aconite:An early spring blooming bulb. Having yellow flowers and will push through the snow to bloom.::4.16.02 5.11.05
Liliaceae::Tiger Lily:::
Amaranthaceae::Royal Red Tapestry Alternanthera:A tender perennial grown as a annual in the colder areas. Can be used as a spiller and filler in containers. Easy to over winter indoor:(al-ter-NAN-the-ra):
Poaceae::Huron Solstice Switch Grass:A Switch grass cultivar with foliage that takes on a dark purplish color in late summer.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Hydrangeaceae ::Hydrangea Teller Blue:A lacecap Hydrangea with deep blue outer florets.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
Liliaceae::Hosta Cherry Berry:A small to medium Hosta noted for it's red petioles and bright red flower scapes.::
Ulmaceae::Golden Elm:A narrow slow growing upright Elm with golden yellow foliage.:(UL-mus):
Asteraceae::Denver Daisy Rudbeckia:Produces a continuous display of large Daisy like flowers that come in an array of forms. Selected by Denver Colorado (USA) as the city's flower for the 150 year celebration.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):
Asteraceae ::Mango Meadowbrite Coneflower:Mango Meadowbrite resulted from a tissue culture sport of Orange Meadowbrite Coneflower.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Balsaminaceae:balsaminaceae impatiens capensis:Spotted Touch-me-not, Jewel weed:A large growing native wildflower found in moist shaded areas.::12.01.01
Z Liliaceae::Satisfaction Hosta:::
Brassicaceae::Erysimum Citron, Citron Wallflowers:A series that produces bright yell and orange flower. A good companion for Pansies.:(e-RIH-sih-mum):
Rosaceae::Dakota Charm Spirea:Dakota Charm is a small version of the iconic Gold Flame Spirea.:(spy-REE-a):
Alliaceae::Upton Allium:An ornamental Leek.::
Crassulaceae::Sedum Sunsparkler Cherry Tart:Part of the SUnsparkler series of Sedum. Great contrast between the foliage and the flowers.::
Verbenaceae::Lucky Red Hot Lantana:An improved Lantana being more compact.:(lan-TAN-ah):
Poaceae::Heavy Metal Switch Grass:A metallic blue, columnar Switch Grass:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Alliaceae::Allium Atropurpureum:A drumstick type Allium with maroon-purple starry flowers.::
Cupressaceae ::Blue Carpet Juniper:A low, wide spreading Juniper with sharp blue foliage.::
Asteraceae::Honeysong Purple Stokes Aster:This Stokes Aster produces dark purple flowers.:(stoh-KEE-zhi-ah)(LAY-vis):
Amarylidaceae:amarylldaceae clivia miniata:Kalir Lily, Clivia:This plant produces clusters of orange flowers that are spectacular, and well worth the effort of growing this large, remarkably tough plant.::8-11-01, rev. 09.26.03
Poaceae ::Little Blue Stem, Broom Beardgrass, Prairie Beardgrass, Broom, Wiregrass:A native Prairie grass. The name is a misnomer since it can get to 2-3 feet or taller and blueness is variable within the species.:(skits-ah-KEER-ee-um)(skoh-PAIR-ee-um):
Cactaceae::Opuntia macrorhiza Red Throat:A selection of O.macrohiza with a consistent red throat.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
Liliaceae::Amber Tiara Hosta:A small Hosta with bright golden leaves in the spring time of the year.::
Rosaceae::Christmas Holly Flowering Crab:Bright red buds opening into white flower with persistent small red fruit.::
Buxaceae:buxaceae buxus koreana x sempervirens:Green Velvet Boxwood:This is a selection of Boxwood that has proven to be very hardy for me in Zone #5.::12.12.02 4.12.05
Araceae:araceae symplocarpus foetidus:Skunk Cabbage:An early blooming plant found in swamps, bogs or other wet areas. As the name implies Skunk Cabbage flowers have a strong skunk or garlic smell. This is used to attract pollinators.::05.23.03 4.9.6
Cactaceae::White Bunny Ears Cactus:A cute looking plant with masses of irritating barbed white spines that easily detach into fingers, clothes, etc.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
Taxodiaceae:taxodiaceae taxodium distichum:Common Bald Cypress, Bald Cypress:A large deciduous conifer tolerant of wet areas.:(taks-OH-di-um)(DIS-ti-kum): 6.25.05
Amaranthaceae:amaranthaceae celosia argentea:Cocks Comb, Celosia:A group of annuals that offer many colors, heights and flower shapes. The flowers are soft and have the texture of wool or velour. Likes full sun and needs well drained soil.::4.8.5
Caprifoliaceae::Thundercloud Elderberry:A dark purple foliage Elderberry.:(sam-BU-kus)(NIE-gra):
Lamiaceae ::Ajuga Metallica, Bronze Giant Ajuga:An Ajuga having tight crisp, crinkled, bronze-purple foliage.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
Berberidaceae::Epimedium Dark Beauty:A long lasting ground cover for the shaded to semi-shaded areas of the garden.:(ep-MEE-de-um)(grand-i-FLO-rum):
Poaceae::Little Blue Stem Jazz:A shorter version of the Little Blue Stem cultivar The Blues. Reported not to flop.:(skits-ah-KEER-ee-um)(skoh-PAIR-ee-um):
Ginkgoaceae::Mayfield Gingko:A narrow upright Ginkgo.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae sambucus canadensis:American Elder, Common Elderberry, Elderberry:A medium size native shrub with white flowers and a plethora of fruit.:(sam-BOO-kus)(can-AH-den-sis):4.12.05
Caprifoliaceae ::Weigela maximiowiczi:An unusual Weigela with yellow flowers.:(wi-GEE-la)(max-im-oh-WIX-ee-i):
Cyperaceae::Bowles Golden Sedge:If grown properly can be bright spot in a semi-shaded garden area.:(KAIR-ex)(eh-LAH-ta):
Amaranthaceae::Redroot Pigweed, Red-root Pigweed, Rough Pigweed, :A tall, annual weed the produces a red tap root.::01.16.05
Asteraceae::Peter Pan Zinnia:One of the first dwarf Zinnia to appear on the flower market. Although many dwarf cultivars have been developed since, it is still a good dwarf Zinnia for the annual garden.:(zin-EE-a)(EL-e-genz):
Boraginaceae::Summer forget-me not; Cape forget-me not; Bugloss, Anchusa:One of the truest blue flowering garden plants.:(an-KOO-sa):
Ranunculaceae::Hype Hall Clematis:A Clematis with white colored flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Polemoniaceae::Purple Rain Polemonium, Purple Rain Jacobs Ladder:This Polemonium forms a mound of dark ferny foliage.:(po-le-MOH-nee-um)(see-ROO-lee-um):
Caprifoliaceae ::Centennial Weigelia:A large shrub with funnel shaped red flowers.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Amaranthaceae::Hot Biscuit Amaranth:This tall Amaranthus produces large plumes of cinnamon-orange flowers.:(am-uh-RANTH-us)(kroo-EN-tus):
Amaranthaceae::Purple Lady Iresine:A low growing plant used as a ground cover or a spiller and filler in pots and baskets.:(er-ee-SEE-nay):
Fagaceae::Tortuosa Purpurea Beech:A spreading dwarf Beech with twisted and contorted branches and purple leaves.::
Saxifragaceae::Purple Petty Coats Heuchera, Purple Petty Coats Coral Bells:A Heuchera with bronze purple ruffled leaves.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae salvia guaranitica black and blue:Salvia Black and Blue:The combination of deep blue flowers and the black calyx make this a real beauty.:(SAL-vee-a)(gar-an-IT-i-ca):04.20.03, 06.13.03, 4.22.05
Cupressaceae ::Snow False Cypress, Snow Sawara Flase Cypress:A dwarf bun shaped conifer with white tipped foliage.:(kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):
Apocynaceae::Vinca maculata, Surrey Marble Vinca:A Vinca major vine with a golden center on each leaf. In zone #5 grown as an annual.:(VING-kuh):
Rosaceae::Autumn Blaze Pear:A cold hardy Bradford Pear cultivar.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
Ranunculaceae::Stolwick Gold Clematis:A chartreuse colored Clematis with blue flowers.::
Clethraceae::Ruby Spice Clethra, Ruby Spice Sweet Pepperbush:A cultivar of the pink flowering Clethras with rich rose colored flowers.:(KLETH-rah)(al-ni-FO-li-a):
Liliaceae::Fritillaria Michailovskyi::(frit-il-AR-ee-uh):
Poaceae::Cheju-Do Feather Reed Grass, Dwarf Feather Reed Crass:A cultivar of Calamagrostis that is similar to Carl Forester but about a foot shorter.:(ka-la-mo-GROSS-tis):
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum spurium:Two-row Stone Crop, ( Sedum spurium ):A succulent ground cover that tolerates hot dry areas.::4.15.05
Crassulaceae::Voodoo Sedum, (Sedum spurius Voodoo):A low growing, creeping Sedum with red flowers and dark red to red tinged foliage.::
Lamiaceae ::Spotted Dead nettle:A spreading ground cover for the shaded area. This species plant as been supplanted by many newer cultivars.:(LAY-mi-um)(mak-uu-LAY-ta):
Oleaceae ::Summer Charm Chinese Tree Lilac, Summer Charm Lilac:A small tree with creamy white flowers. :(si-RING-ga)(pea-kin-EN-sis):
Onagraceae:onagraceae fuchsia triphylla:Fuchsia Gartenmeister:An upright growing Fuchsia with orange/red pendulous tubular flowers.:(fyew-sha):4.30.05
Amaranthaceae::Red Thread Alternanthera:A tender perennial grown as a annual in the colder areas. Can be used as a spiller and filler in containers. Easy to over winter indoors.:(al-ter-NAN-the-ra):
Rosaceae::Autumn Glory Ornamental Carb:A small to medium Ornamental Crab with white flowers and red orange fruit.::
Brassicaceae::Honesty, Silver Dollar Plant, Lunaria, White Satin, Sttin Flower, Pennieflower, Silverplate, Judas Pence, :An heirloom plant that has been cultivation prior to 1590's. Produces transparent seed pods that are used in dried arrangements.::
Cannaceae::Canna Tropicana series:Different plants in the Canna Tropicanna series.::
Ericaceae:ericaceae rhododendron p.j.m.:P.J.M. Rhododendron:If the proper site is found this plant can be one of the few Rhododendrons that is consistently hardy to Zone #5.:(roh-do-DEN-dron): 03.21.03, 03.30.05 5.17.05
Asteraceae ::Woodland Sunflower, Pale Woodland Sunflower:A tall sunflower found growing in edges of woodlands and woodland openings.:(HE-li-an-thus):
Rosaceae::Norman Spirea:A small compact plant reaching only 1-2 feet. Reported to have long lasting fall foliage color.:(sp-i-REE-a)(ja-PON-i-ka):
Caprifoliaceae::Alabama Crimson Honeysuckle:A fast growing vine with deep red trumpet flowers.:(lon-ISS-er-ah)(semp-per-VEER-enz):
Pinaceae::Columnar Norway Spruce:One of the few dwarf narrow columnar Spruce.::
Lamiaceae::Red Creeping Thyme, Creeping Thyme:A low growing ground cover good for full sun dry sites in rock gardens. Has red flowers:(TY-mus)(pray-koks):
Brassicaceae::Redbor Kale:A curly leaf Kale that can turn burgundy under cool conditions.::
Lamiaceae ::Bronze Beauty Ajuga:An older cultivar of Ajuga.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
Asteraceae::Floristan Violet Liatris:A tall Liatris with purple flowers.:(ly-AT-riss):
Acanthaceae::Red Pseuderanthemumn, Purple False Eranthemum :A tall purple foliage plant.:(soo-de-AN-tha-mum)(at-ro-per-PER-ee-um):
Agavaceae::Blue Star Agave:A blue colored spineless Agave. ::
Scrophulariaceae::Grecian Foxglove:A biennial plant that has escaped the garden and become an invasive weed in many states. :(dij-i-TAL-is):
Rosaceae::Snow Wreath, Alabama Snow Wreath:A novelty shrub with arching branches and white flowers.:(nev-IU-si-a)(al-a-bame-EN-sis):
Liliaceae::Royal Standard Hosta:An older Hosta cultivar that is still widely used. Noted for its white flowers in August.::
Pinaceae ::Compact Englemann Spruce:A compact cultivar of the Englemann Spruce.:(PIE-see-ah):
Boraginaceae::Wisley Blue Comfrey, Creeping Comfrey, Ornamental Comfrey.:A Comfrey cultivar with nice blue tubular flowers:(SIM-fi-tum)(grand-i-FLO-um):
Apiaceae:umbelliferae eryngium yuccifolium:Rattlesnake Master:A native prairie plant that produces unique flower structures. A very interesting addition to any garden.::7.03.05
Ranunculaceae::Helleborus, Lenten Rose:A very early blooming perennial. In zone #5 as early as mid March.::
Cupressaceae::Star Power Juniper:An upright, fast growing Juniper with blusih star-like foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us):
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae tiarella cordifolia var. collinia oakleaf:Wherry's Foamflower, Oakleaf Tiarella:A good choice for a ground cover plant in the moist, shaded areas of the garden.::12.10.03 6.17.05
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer saccharinum:Silver Maple:This section contains pictures of Silver Maple in the landscape. ::12.29.03 4.7.5
Tropaeolaceae:tropaelolaceae tropaeolum majus:Nasturtium:A heirloom, edible plant that should be used more in today's annual gardens. Needs at least 1/2 day of sun.:(troo-PEE-oo-lum)(MA-jus):7.3.05
Araceae::Black Ruffles Elephant Ears:A large growing plant with a tropical look. Foliage can become very dark. A perennial in zone 7. Treated as a tender perennial in colder climates.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
Asteraceae:asteraceae coreopsis grandiflora sunray:Coreopsis Sunray:A medium size plant that produces a copious amount of semi-double, golden-yellow flowers. For the full sun area of the garden.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):4.8.5
Lamiaceae::Plectranthus Mona Lavender:A phenomenal plant with lavender flowers and dark green leaves with purple undersides. Grown outdoors or indoors as a house plant.:(plec-TRAN-thus):
Celastraceae:celastraceae euonymus fortunei canadale gold:Euonymus Canadale:One of the better broadleaf evergreen shrubs for Zone #5.:(you-ON-i-mus)(for-TUNE-ne-i):4.5.7
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum kamtschaticum variegatum:Variegated Sedum Kamtschaticum, Stonecrop:A form of Sedum kamtschaticum with a broad white band along the edge of the leaf. Very similar in culture to S. kamtschaticum.::4.5.5
Rosaceae::White Caned Blackberry, Ghost Blackberry, Ghost Bramble:A blackberry plant with whitish canes in the winter.:(ROO-bus)(kok-burn-ee-AH-nus):
Saxifragaceae::Vesuvius Heuchera, Vesuvius Coral Bells:Forms a clump of deep purple leaves with airy scapes of orange red flowers.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Poaceae::Little Blue Stem The Blues:A Little Blue stem cultivar. Rich moist soils cause rapid growth and the clumps tend to flop.:(skits-ah-KEER-ee-um)(skoh-PAIR-ee-um) :
Polemoniaceae ::White Delight Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with white flowers in May:(floks)(sub-EW-lah-tah)):
Asteraceae:asteraceae euthamia graminifolia:Grass-Leaved Goldenrod:A native perennial, that along with the true goldenrods creates golden yellow patches of color in the fields and roadsides during the fall. As with all Goldenrod's, they are not the culprit that causes allergy problems. Their pollen is relatively heavy and is carried away by insects not the wind.::09-15-02, rev09.21.02 4.9.5
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae iberis sempervivens:Purity Candytuft,:A low growing compact Candytuft.:(eye-BEER-is) (sem-per-VY-renz):4.11.5
Saxifragaceae::Prairie Alumroot, Heuchera Richardsonii:Prairie Alumroot is found in prairies, savannas, and woodlands. Preferring full sun and drier growing conditions.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Liliaceae::Cluade Shribe Martagon Lily:A Martagon Lily with reddish flower. May take a year or two to get established.::
Caprifoliaceae ::Blue Muffin Arrowwood Viburnum:A compact selection of Arrowwood Viburnum with blue fruit.:(vy-BER-num)(den-TAH-tum):
:hard surfaces walks/paths random bricks::This section contains pictures of walks made out of random placed bricks. These types of walks work best in gardens.::4.5.5
Fagaceae::Cut Leaf Beech:A group of Beech with varying degree of serrated leaves.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Polygonaceae::Snake Weed, Superba Snakewwed:An improved cultivars of the Snakeweed.:(per-si-KAR-ee-ah)(bis-TOR-ta):
Asteraceae::Yellow Coneflower, Ozark Coneflower:A yellow form of the Coneflower.:(ek-in-AA-cee-ah)(par-a-DOX-ah):
Campanulaceae::Campanula Ivory Bells:A vertical growing, white flowering Campanula with a long season of bloom. Has a tendency to readily reseed.:(kam-PAN-yew-la):
Ginkgoaceae::Tube Leaf Ginkgo, Ginkgo tubiflora, Trumpet Leaf Ginkgo:A slow growing, male Ginkgo with rolled tube shaped leaves.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Rosaceae::Toba Hawthorn:A double pink Hawthorn.:(kra-TEE-gus):
Lamiaceae ::Perilla Magilla, Perilla Magilla Beefsteak Plant, Perilla Red:A large Coleus look a like plant with colorful leaves.:(per-IL-a)(froo-TE-senz):
Asteraceae::Double Scoop series of Coneflowers:A series of Coneflower with double flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah):
Brassicaceae:cruciterae aubrieta deltoides:Rock Cress, False Rock Cress:A low growing perennial for the full sun well drained areas of the garden. Works as a trailing plant over walls.:(aw-bree-EH-tuh)(del-TOY-dee-uh):11.29.03
Geraniaceae::Geranium John Elsley:A cultivar of the common Bloody Cranesbill.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um) :
Rosaceae::Linda Cambell Rose, Linda Campbell Rugosa Rose:A very hardy Rugosa Rose type with red flowers.::
Poaceae:poaceae sorghastrum nutans:Indian Grass, Yellow Indian Grass:A native grass that was once part of North America's Prairies.:(sore-GAS-strum)(Nut-ans):5.7.05
Solanaceae:solanaceae nicotiana suaveolans:Sweet Scented Tobacco, Australian Tobacco:A tender perennial grown as annual. Tall with tubular nodding flowers.:(ni-ko-shee-AN-a):6.24.05
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium capitatum snowflake:Scented Geranium Snowflake:A rapid growing, somewhat spreading plant with blotches or streaks of white variegation on the leaves. Rose scented foliage and pink-mauve flowers.::07.18.03 4.18.05
Rosaceae:rosaceae spiraea x bumalda gold flame:Gold Flame Spirea:An extremely hardy, small shrub that is at its best in the spring and the fall. During this time of the year it lives up to its name "Gold Flame". Probably has been superseded by other newer gold leaf cultivars.:(spy-REE-ah):5-26-01 5.27.05
Rosaceae::Meidiland Pink Rose:A single pink Meidiland rose with an early flush of flowers followed by a moderate rebloom.::
Magnoliaceae ::Umbrella Magnolia, Umbrella Tree, Elkwood:A species Magnolia tree with large cream-white flowers in the early spring.:(mag-NO-li-ah)(tri-PETa-la):
Cupressaceae ::Repanda Juniper:A low growing plant with soft coarse foliage that forms an uniform circle.:ju-NIP-er-us)(kom-MUN-is):12.14.05
Hemerocallidaceae::Daylily Autumn Minaret:A very tall late blooming heirloom Daylily.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis:
Scrophulariaceae::Safari Pink Nemesia:A vertical Nemesia with pink flowers.:(ne-MEE-see-uh):
Asteraceae::Green Envy Coneflower:The green color found in the flower makes this a unique Cone Flower cultivars.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae kalanchoe beharensis:Velvet Leaf, Velvet Leaf Kalanchoe, Elephant Ear Kalanchoe:A "weird but lovable plant" for the highlight area of the indoors. A touchy feely pettable plant.::5.15.05, 2.24.06
Lythraceae::False Heather, Mexican Heather, Elfin Shrub:A tropical sub-shrub grown as an annual in colder climates. Not a true Heather.::
Ranunculaceae::Delphinium Streichen Strain:Adds a striking vertical accent to the garden but comes with the price of high maintenance.:(del-FIN-ee-um):
Pinaceae::Siberian Larch, Russian Larch :A very hardy Larch tree.:(LAR-icks):
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Fahrenheit White:A white cultivar of the white Salvia Victoria. A tender perennial that is grown as an annual. :(SAL-vee-a)(fa-rih-NAY-see-a):
Liliaceae::Hosta Tattoo:A small three toned, golden leaf Hosta.::
Berberidaceae:berberidaceae berberis thunbergii var. atropurpurea:Red Barberry:A medium sized thorny shrub with foliage in shades of reds and purples. Best grown in the full sun.::08.04.02, 07.07.03 4.11.05
Fabaceae::Popsicle Lupine:A very desirable, compact series of Lupine. Can be somewhat picky about their growing site. In the proper areas they are easy to grow otherwise not.:(luu-PIE-nus):
Caryophyllaceae ::Dianthus Tiny Rubies:A small clump forming plant with miniature tiny Carnation like flowers.:(dye-AN-thus)(grah-tee-an-o-po-li-TAH-nus):
Caryophyllaceae::Snow in the summer, Snow-in-the-Summer:A low growing ground cover with grayish foliage. Good for hot dry full sun.:(se-RAS-ti-um)(toe-men-TOE-sum):
Pedaliaceae::African Foxglove :A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(sir-at-oh-THEE-kah)(try-LOW-bah):
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria cylindrica:Sansevieria cylindrica, Spear Sansevieria:An unusual Sansevieria with stiff, spear shaped leaves. ::4.26.05
Fagaceae::Miltonensis European Beech:Similar to Fagus pendula but the branches are more horizontal.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Saxifragaceae::Montrose Ruby Coral Bells, Montrose Ruby Heuchera:A Coral Bell with bronze leaves that are reddish bronze on the underside.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Rosaceae:rosaceae cotoneaster lucidus:Hedge Cotoneaster, Peking Cotoneaster:A tough parking lot plant.:(ko-tone-EE-aster):5.14.05
Solanaceae::Ornamental Peppers:A general listing of different Ornamental Pepper plants grown for their ornamental fruit. Most fruit exude "Fire".:(KAP-sih-kum):
:horticulture designing front yards house 3:House 3:This section contains a series of pictures illustrating different ways to design a front yard. This set was taken in a yard that I designed and have maintained for the past 10 years. The pictures were taken in October. Some plants are in their fall glory and some in their fall decline. Some text has been added but mainly I use this as part of a presentation in my workshop "Designing the Front Yard"::
Asteraceae::Asahi False Sunflower:A clump forming plant with double yellow to orange flowers.:(hee-lee-OP-sis)(hee-lee-anth-OI-deez):
Caprifoliaceae::Clavey's Dwarf Honeysuckle:A dwarf Honeysuckle good for hedges.:(lon-ISS-er-a):7.15.05
Papilionaceae::Solare Flare False Indigo:Another great Baptisia from the Prairie Blues series. A vigorous plant loaded with inflorescences of yellow flowers.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Pinaceae::Curtis Dwarf Pine, Curtis Dwarf White Pine:A dense mounded, slow growing dwarf White Pine.:(PIE-nus)(STROH-bus):
Liliaceae:liliaceae tulipa double early:Double Early Tulips:The double early tulips are short and bloom early in the season. At this time the weather is cooler and the flowers will last longer.::03.21.03 4.27.05
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Autumn Charm:Autumn Charm is a sport of Autumn Autumn Joy having a creamy white margin. One thing nice about this plant is the variegation is stable.:(SEE-dum)(LAI-osh):
Calycanthaceae::Michael Lindsey Carolina Allspice:A selection of the native Carolina Allspice with glossy green leaves, larger fragrant flowers and yellow fall foliage.:(kal-ee-KAN-thus) (FLOR-id-us):
Fabaceae ::Yellow Bird of Paradise, Desert Bird of Paridise :A tropical shrub that tolerates poor soils.:(ses-al-PIN-ee-uh)(gil-EEZ-ee-eye):
Pinaceae::Pygmaea Oriental Spruce:::
Ericaceae::Rhododendron Weston Mayflower:::
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer platanoides schwedleri:Schwedler Maple:A very large growing cultivar of the Norway Maple. The purplish red spring foliage color changes to olive green for the summer.:(A-ser)(plat-an-OI-dees):12.29.02
Saxifragaceae::Citronelle Heuchera, Citrinella Coral Bells:A compact yellow mounding Heuchera.:(HEW-ker-ah)(vil-OH-suh):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae viburnum carlesii:Koreanspice Viburnum, Fragrant Viburnum, Mayflower Viburnum:This plant produces fragrant white flowers in the early spring. :(vy-BURN-um)(kar-LESS-ee-eye):4.12.05
Poaceae::Pennisetum Jade Princess:A Pennisetum with bright chartreuse foliage and pollen less seed heads. This is a tender perennial grown as an annual.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
Solanaceae::Clamouflage Grape Petunia:A grape purple flowering Petunia with variegated foliage.::
Asteraceae:compositae senecio mikanoides:German Ivy, Parlor Ivy:A relatively easy plant to grow. Likes bright light in a cool site. This is not a true Ivy. I call these plants "Ivy wanabes".:(sen-NEESH-shee-oh):4.10.5
Asteraceae:asteraceae aster umbellatus:Flat-Topped Aster:A tall plant with masses of white flowers in flat-topped clusters.::4.9.5
Liliaceae:liliaceae chlorophytum comosum variegatum:Reverse Spider Plant, Variegated Spider PLant:A very easy plant to grow. This Spider Plant has green leaves with a white margin. :(kloh-roh-FYE-tum):
Oleaceae::Korean Abelialeaf, White Forsythia:An early blooming shrub with white flowers. Nice fall foliage color.:(a-be-li-FILL-um)(DIS-ti-kum):
Asclepiadaceae ::Butterflyweed:Pictures of plants growing in garden sites.:(as-KLEE-pi-as)(tuu-be-ROW-sa):aaa
Lamiaceae ::Mother of Thyme, Creeping Thyme, Wild Thyme:One of the more common and readily available Thyme.:(THY-mus)(ser-FIL-lum):
Apiaceae::Blue Hobbit Sea Holly:One of the shorter Sea Holly cultivars.:(e-RIN-ji-um):
Caryophyllaceae::Wallowa Mountains Desert Moss:A low growing moss-like plant that can tolerate average to dry conditions.::
Violaceae::Pansy Splendid Blue and Yellow, Viola Splendid Blue and Yellow:A bicolor Viola mostly blue with a yellow center or yellow lower petal.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
Rosaceae::Persian Rose Double form:A wild species rose with pure yellow flowers. This is a double form of the species.::
Asteraceae::Marigold Disco series:A short Marigold with single flowers and a wide array of colors.:(ta-GEE-tees):
Saxifragaceae::Avalanche Astilbe:An Astilbe with white flowers :(ah-STIL-bee):
Agavaceae:agavaceae yucca filamentosa bright edge:Bright Edge Yucca:A nice cultivar of the typical all green Yucca. The green, sharp lanceolate leaves have yellow margins. Sports the typical 3-4 foot panicle loaded with white flowers. ::
Crassulaceae::Amur Sedum, Amur Stonecrop, Selskian Stonecrop:A good ground cover plant for dry full sun areas.::
Apiaceae::Eryngium Miss Willmott's Ghost.:A large spiny coarse plant with silvery flowers. Looks like a big thistle.:(er-RIN-jee-um)(jy-GAN-tee-um) :
Z Liliaceae::Hosta Gucamole:::
Araceae::Zamioculcas, ZZ, Eternity Plant:A easy to grow unusual plant. Best grow in bright light conditions, has low water needs.:(zam-ee-oh-KUL-kass)(zam-ee-FOH-lee-uh):
Iridaceae:iridaceae iris versicolor:Blue Flag Iris:A short Iris commonly found growing in wet areas.:(EYE-ris):08.13.02 4.19.05
Araceae ::Syngonium White Butterfly:A widely available cultivar will change its foliage leaf patterns and shapes according to the growing environment.:(sin-GO-nee-um)(po-do-FI-lum):
Rosaceae ::Redleaf Rose:A large gangly shrub rose grown for its foliage and flowers.::
Plumbaginaceae::Rosa Stolz Armeria:A small Armeria with pink globular flowers.:(ar-MEER-i-ah):
Pinaceae::Silver Show Korean Fir:A slow growing plant with ornamental cones and silvery undersides of the needles.:(a-bez)(kor-e-A-na):
Scrophulariaceae ::Veronica Eveline:A medium tall Veronica with dense racemes of purplish red flowers.:(ve-RON-i-ka):
Euphorbiaceae::Donkey Tail Spurge, Creeping Spurge:A drought, bad soil and bad site tolerant plant. The only downside may be its aggressive reseeding habit. Listed as a noxious weed in many parts of the USA. As with most members of the Euphorbia genus the milky sap can cause skin irritation.:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh):
Caprifoliaceae::Yellow Net Honeysuckle:A twinning climbing Honeysuckle vine with yellow reticulated veined leaves.:(lon-ISS-er-a):
Cupressaceae ::Lime Grow Juniper:A medium size Juniper with bright yellow foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis:
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Margaret Wilson:A hardy Geranium with variegated foliage.::
Oleaceae::Albert B Holden Lilac:A Lilac with dark purple buds opening to deep purple flowers.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Aceraceae ::Northwood Maple:A selection of Red Maple.:(AY-ser)(rue-BRUM):11.22.05
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 02:Large-Cupped Daffodils:The large-cupped Daffodils have one flower per stem. The cup or corona is one third but less than equal too the length of the perianth (sepals and petals) segments.::03.08.03 5.8.5
Asteraceae::Dahlberg Daisy, Golden Fleece :Completely covered with yellow daisy-like flowers when in bloom. Either grown as an annual or short lived perennial. ::
Rosaceae::Morden Ruby Rose:A medium size rose with ruby red flowers. Part of the Canadian Explorer series.::
Pinaceae::Bakeri Spruce:A dwarf Colorado Blue Spruce.::
Ranunculaceae::Double Thrills Pasque Flower:A double form of the Pasque flower.::
Oleaceae::Golden Desert European Ash:An European Ash with golden yellow leaves in the spring and fall.:(FRACK-si-nus):
Asteraceae ::Giant Daisy, High Daisy, Hungarian Daisy:A very tall bush-like daisy::
Ericaceae::Milestone Rhododendron:A small leaf Rhododendron loaded with deep pink flowers in the early spring.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
Rosaceae::Chanticleer flowering Pear, Chanticleer Pear, Glens Form Pear, Cleveland Select Pear:An improved Bradford Pear cultivar.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
Liliaceae::Hosta Gold Edger:A dense mounding Hosta with chartreuse to gold foliage.::
Lamiaceae::Lime Thyme:A low growing ground cover good for full sun dry sites in rock gardens with the added feature of the lime colored foliage. (At the time of adding this plant I am unsure if T. citriodorus "Lime" and T. vulgaris "Lime" are different plants ?:(TY-muss):
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum sarmentosum:Stringy Stonecrop, Graveyard Moss, Whorled Stonecrop:Once planted this rapidly growing thug will be in the garden forever. The only place to use Stringy Stonecrop is where nothing else will grow and its spread can be constrained.::6-2-01 4.15.05
Rosaceae::Spirea Glow Girl:A Birchleaf Spirea with bright yellow foliage.::
Portulacaceae:portulacaceae portulaca grandiflora:Moss Rose:A ground hugging annual that grows best in full sun well drained areas.:(por-tew-luh-KAR-ee-uh) :11.25.03 5.10.05
Papaveraceae ::Champagne Bubbles Iceland Poppy:Silky crepe paper like flowers in many colors. Grows best in the colder end of it's hardiness zone.:(pa-PA-ver)(noo-dih-KA-lee):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium hortorum:Geranium:One of the more popular outdoor plants used in containers and bedded out in the garden. A tender perennial grown as an annual.::4.18.05
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Ann:A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series. :(mag-NO-li-ah):
Asteraceae::Pomegranate Coneflower::(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah):
Asteraceae::Kalimeris Shogun:A plant with colorful foliage and late blooming Aster-like flowers.:(kal-ih-MER-iss)(yo-ME-nah):
Liliaceae::Wild Lily of the Valley, Canada Mayflower:A native wildflower found in moist shaded woods.::
Cupressaceae::Hooks Juniper, Hooks #6 Juniper:A fast growing, tight pyramidal Juniper with green foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Hemerocallidaceae::Lemon Daylily, Yellow Daylily:A species Daylily with yellow trumpet shaped, scented flowers. One of the first Daylilies introduced in the United States.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
Cornaceae::Madison Strain Black Gum:A strain of Black Gum developed from seeds collected in Madison, Wisconsin.::
::Mildew:Mildew is the generic name for the fungus that causes plant diseases. ::
Ranunculaceae::White Fan Columbine:A short compact Columbine with white flowers. According to Dirr, this plant and A falbella alba are the same plant (#04).:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a)(flay-bel-LAH-ta):
Campanulaceae ::Bellissimo Blue :A Campanula carpatica cultivar with blue flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)((kar-PAT-i-ka):
Hydrangeaceae ::Light O Day Hydrangea:This plant needs a shaded spot with constant moist soil.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
Piperaceae::Variegated Peperomia:This is a variegated form of Peperomia obtusifolia. :(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh) :5.7.05
Caprifoliaceae::Common Snowberry:A native tough shrub with limited ornamental value except it's white fruit.:(sim-fo-ri-KAR-pos)(Al-bus):
Asteraceae::Full Moon Coreopsis:This yellow Coreopsis has some of the biggest flowers I have seen on Coreopsis. Part of the Big Bang series of Coreopsis:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Rooguchi, Clematis Rouguchi:A non-clinging Clematis with purple-plum nodding flowers. Can be trained on a strucutre or allowed to freely grow through other plants.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Ranunculaceae::Red and Pink Tree Peony:Peony that grow on woody stems and do not die back to the ground like herbaceous Peony.::
Asteraceae::WIld Quinine, American Feverfew, Eastern Feverfew, Eastern Parthenium:A native Prairie plant.::
Hydrangeaceae ::Silver Dollar Hydrangea:A bigger Hydrangea with white mophead flowers and fat conical flowers.:hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae paeonia japanese flower peony:Japanese Flower Peony:This flower has a single row of petals that surrounds a center cluster of non-pollen bearing stamens. This center may be larger and fluffier than single flowers.::6.30.02 5.11.05
Magnoliaceae::Hot Flash Magnolia:A hybrid Magnolia with creamy yellow to yellow flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
:::A member of the Kingdom Protista and subkingdom Myxomycetes. A creeping mass of clear plasmodium that flows over damp debris and eat microscopic organisms such as bacteria and fungal spores and hyphae. Many times found growing on wood mulches that are used in landscaping. Not a Fungus but many times associated with this Kingdom. Usually not noticed until they produce their colorful fruiting bodies. Has picked up the nick name "Dog Vomit Fungus".::
Cyperaceae::Dwarf Papyrus, Miniature Papyrus, Cypress isocladus:A dwarf version of the much larger Papyrus grass.:(SEYE-per-us):
Campanulaceae ::Resholt Variety Dalmation Bell Flower:A spreading, easy to grow, 12 inch tall Campanula.:(kam-PAN-ew-la)(por-ten-schlag-ee-AH-na):
Araceae::Illustris Elephant Ears, Imperial Taro, Paisley Elephant Ears:A large tropical plant having dark purplish-green leaves with lighter green veins.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
Fagaceae::Spaeth Purple Beech, Spath Purple Beech:A smaller more compact purple leaf Beech.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Caprifoliaceae::Weigela My Monet:A small Weigela with multicolored foliage and red flowers.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah:
Boraginaceae:boraginaceae brunnera macrophylla:False For Get Me Not, Heartleaf Brunnera, Siberian Bugloss:An aggressive plant with azure blue flowers. Flourishes in the moist shaded areas of the garden.:(BRUN-a-ra)(mak-ro-FIL-a):5-16-01 4.11.05
Rosaceae:rosaceae potentilla fruiticosa aurea:Golden Springs Potentilla:A Potentilla with yellow foliage. Very difficult to find info on this plant.::6.2.02 5.16.05
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 04:Double Daffodils:The double Daffodils have single or multiple flowers per stem. The flowers coronna, perianth segements or both are double.::03.08.03 5.8.5
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae viburnum trilobum (natural):Cranberry Bush Viburnum:This section contains pictures of plants growing in natural sites.::4.12.05
Asteraceae::Dahlia Figaro series:A series of dwarf Dahlia that is often produced from seed. Called a bedder Dahlia. Many times grown as an annual.:(DAHL-ya):
Rosaceae::Black Jetbead:The name comes from the shiny black fruit. Listed as a noxious weed shrub in many states.:(roe-doe-TIE-pos)(SKAN-denz):
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae crassula argentea hummel's sunset:Hummel's Sunset Jade:An interesting cultivar of the popular Jade.::5.15.05
Rosaceae ::John Cabon Rose:A free flowering shrub Rose with semi-double red flowers.::
Plantanaceae::London Plane Tree, Sycamore, American Sycamore, Buttonball Tree:A large growing tree with colorful exfoliating bark:(PLAT-a-nus)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):Plantanaceae
Buxaceae::Chicagoland Green Boxwood, Glencoe Boxwood:A shorter compact Boxwood that retains it's green color in the winter.::
Hydrangeaceae ::Little Honey Oakleaf Hydrangea:A Hydrangea with bright yellow foliage in the summer.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(kwer-se-FOH-lee-uh):
Asteraceae ::Melampodium Show Star, Butter Daisy:A nice mounding plant producing a plethora of small yellow daisy-like flowers. A plant that is "Tough as Nails" (#51):(mel-am-PO-dee-um)(pa-loo-DO-sum):
Poaceae::Tufted Hair Grass, Crinkled Hair Grass, Common Hair Grass:Produces tufted mounds of dark green foliage. The flowers are loose and airy.:(deh-SHAMP-see-ah)(ses-pih-TOH-sah):
Lamiaceae::Catmint:A naturalized wildflower.::
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae viburnum opulus compactum:Compact European Cranberrybush:A compact form of the species plant with a better flower and fruit display.::01.12.03
:walls lannon stone::::
Campanulaceae::Pantaloons Campanula:A vigorous growing Campanula with double flowers.:(kam-PAN-yew-lah)(punk-TAH-tah):
Celastraceae:celastraceae euonymus fortunei mor gold:Mor Gold Euonymus:A gold leaf Euonymus cultivar.:(you-ON-i-mus)(for-TUNE-ne-i):4.5.5
Cupressaceae ::Sunkist Arborvitae:A pyramidal Arborvitae with orange to yellow branch tips. Color changes with the season.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Alliaceae::Allium Millenium, Allium Millennium:A medium size Allium with globular rose purple flowers. Produces sterile seed so it will not become a weed in your garden.::
Rosaceae::Red Barron Ornamental Crab:An upright columnar Ornamental Crab with red flowers.::
::Bluestone, Pennsylvania Bluestone:Walks and surfaced areas made from Blue stone. Pennsylvania Bluestone is a unique sand stone found only in Pennsylvania. Bluestone derives its name from its typically blue color.::
Cyperaceae::Common Oak Sedge, Pennsylvania sedge:A good plant for average to dry shade. Produces soft clumps of green grass-like leaves.:(KAIR-ex):
Asteraceae::Azure series:A series of Fleabane with semi-double flowers:(e-RIJ-er-on):
Poaceae::Northern Lights Tufted Hairgrass:A variegated form of Hair Grass.:(deh-SHAMP-see-ah)(ses-pih-TOH-sah):
Acanthaceae:acanthaceae beloperone gutta:Shrimp Plant:The plants name is in reference to the colorful bracts that look like a shrimp. Relatively easy to grow as a house plant or a potted patio plant.::4.5.5
Asteraceae::French Vanilla Marigold:Listed as a "White Marigold" which is partially true. Starts white to vanilla white fading to yellow.:(ta-GEE-tees):
Oleaceae::Summer Snow Japanese Lilac:A rounded form with profuse clusters of white flowers.:(si-RING-a)(reh-tick-yoo-LAY-tuh):
Aceraceae::Brandywine Maple:A Red Maple cultivar with a more consistent fall color.:(A-sir):
Begoniaceae ::Begonia Orange Rubra:A floriferous bloomer, Angel Wing (cane) type Begonia with orange pendulous flowers.::
Berberidaceae:berberidaceae berberis thunbergi atropupurea rosey glow:Rosy Glow Barberry:A medium size thorny shrub with red to purple colored foliage. The new growth has a very interests pink mottling.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-BER-jee-a):4.11.05
Ranunculaceae::Pulsatilla Rubra:A red cultivar of the early flowering perennial for the full sun. After the flowers, a fluffy, glistening seed head follows. ::
Typhaceae::Narrow Leaved Cattail:A native plant growing in wet areas and on margins of ponds, rivers and lakes. There are very similar types growing in our area. I am calling this type Narrow Leaved cattail because the flower parts are separated by stem and the leaves are in general above the flower.::
Caryophyllaceae::Rupert's Pink Dianthus:An improved, compact Carthusian Dianthus with rosy-red flowers.:(dye-AN-thus):
Cupressaceae::Gray Owl Juniper:A medium size up right spreading Juniper with grayish blue foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(ver-jin-ee-A-na):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta francee:Hosta Francee:A good affordable white variegated Hosta that has become the standard of the industry. The white margin holds up throughout the entire growing season.::4.24.05
Polemoniaceae ::Emerald Blue Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with moss-like foliage and blue flowers in May.::
Primulaceae::Yellow Loosestrife, Circle Flower:A spreading hardy perennial with yellow flowers clustered in the leaf axis.:(ly-siMOK-ee-ah)(punk-Ta-ta):
Cactaceae:cactaceae rhipsalidosis gaertneri:Easter Cactus:One of the three types of holiday cactus. The Easter cactus blooms during March and April.::04.02.03 4.12.05
Saxifragaceae::Marmalade Heuchera, Marmalade Coral Bells:A vigorous Coral Bells with amber undulated foliage.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Lamiaceae::Silver Anouk Spanish Lavender::(lav-AN-dew-lah):
Poaceae:poaceae miscanthus sinensis siberfe:Miscanthus Siberfe, Arrow Grass:A large variegated grass with flowers blooming in the fall.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Poaceae::Fireworks Pennisetum:A strikng variegated form of the old stand by Purple Fountain Grass.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):12.10
Hydrangeaceae::Hydrangea Forever and Ever series:A series of 7 Hydrangea with a wide range of flower colors and flower heads.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
Hydrangeaceae ::Rose Supreme Hydrangea:A mophead Hydrangea with rose to pink flowers. Needs at least zone #6 to survive.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
Caprifoliaceae ::Black Beauty Elderberry:An improved purple-leaf form of Sambucus nigra.:(sam-BOO-kus)(NY-grah):
Asteraceae::Cupid's Dart, Cupids Dart:A short lived perennial with blue flower.:(kat-a-NAN-ke)(se-RU-lee-ah):
Strelitziaceae ::Narrow-leafed Bird of Paradise:An interesting form of the Bird of Paradise with reed like leaves.:(stre-LITZ-ee-uh):
Rosaceae::Birdland Flowering Crab:A larger flowering crab with white flowers followed by orange "bird attracting" fruit.::
Rosaceae::Father Hugos Rose, Father Hugo Rose, Golden Rose of China:A species heritage rose blooming early in the spring with yellow flowers.::
Fumariaceae ::Ruby Mar Bleeding Heart:An hybrid of the Pacific Bleeding Heart.:(dy-SEN-truh)(for-MOH-suh):
Hydrangeaceae:saxifragaceae philadelphus coronarius minnesota snowflake:Minnesota Snowflake Mockorange:A medium sized shrub that produces a mass of double white flowers.:(fil-ah-DEL-fus)(vir-jin-AH-liss):01.14.03, 6.17.05
Papaveraceae::Iceland Poppy Pacino:A low growing Poppy with lemon yellow flowers.:(pa-PA-ver)(noo-dih-KA-lee):
Rosaceae::Henry Kelsy Shrub Rose:A very hardy rose with medium red flowers. Can be used as a shrub Rose or trained as a medium climber.::
Boraginaceae::Spring Yellow Brunnera:::
Poaceae::Morning Light Miscanthus:A 4-5 foot growing rounded grass with a clean variegated narrow leaf.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Asteraceae::Platt's Black Brass Buttons:A low growing ground cover-like plant with finely divided dark, almost black foliage.:(lep-TIN-el-ah):
Araceae::Tannia, Golden Elephant Ear, Lime Zinger:Large bright chartreuse leaves add a bright spot to a partial shaded area of the garden::
Scrophulariaceae::Diascia My Darling series:A series of Diascia reported to be more heat tolerant and self cleaning.:(di-AS-she-ah):
Taxodiaceae ::Brownii Yew, Browns Yew:A dense growing rounded shaped Yew with brownish yellow new growth:(TAKS-us):
Pinaceae::Bushes Lace Spruce:A cold hardy upright habit with weeping branches.:(PI-see-a)(en-gel-MAN-ee-eye):
Commelinaceae::Tradescantia Sweet Kate, Golden Spiderwort:Purple blue flowers standout against the yellow foliage. Best in full sun, moist sites.:(tray-dess-CAN-tee-ah):
Cannaceae:cannaceae canna photo album:Canna, Canna Lily:A group of tropical looking plants grown not only for the flowers but also for their colorful foliage.::
Liliaceae::Bent Trillium, Declined Trillium, Nodding Wake-robin:A native Trillium with smaller petals and flowers than the White Trillium. Flower stem declines or bends.::
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Cherokee Sunset:One of the longest blooming of the Rudbeckia hirta hybrids.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):
:::A symbiotic relationship of a fungus and alga living together. They live in a thallus. The alga supplies the food for the fungus and thallus, while the fungus provides protection from the sun for the alga and produces a substrate that accelerates photosynthesis. Rheindeer moss is a lichen.::
Aceraceae::Crimson Queen Japanese Maple:A red laced leaf Japanese Maple.:{AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
Cannaceae:cannaceae canna x generalis bengal tiger:Canna Bengal Tiger:A large, tropical looking, multicolored tender perennial.::01.16.03, 1.23.03, 4.12.05
Asteraceae::Cup Plant, Cup Plant used in gardens:This section contains images of Cup Plants used in gardens.::
Taxodiaceae:taxodiaceae taxus x media hicksii:Hicks Yew:A barrel shaped upright Yew that is commonly used to create hedges.:(TAKS-us):6.25.05
Cyperaceae ::Frosted Curls Sedge:A weeping Sedge with two toned foliage.:(KAIR-ex)(KOH-manz):
Brassicaceae::Pixie Cream Rock Cress:A Rock Cress with creamy yellow flowers.::
Berberidaceae ::Epimedium Yubae:A long lasting ground cover for the shaded to semi-shaded areas of the garden. Yubae has spider-like red to pink flowers.:(ep-MEE-de-um)(grand-i-FLO-rum):
Cupressaceae::Plumosa Compacta Juniper, Compact Andorra Juniper:A compact form of Andorra Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis):
Ranunculaceae::White Meadow-rue:A very ornamental medium to tall, medium spreading perennial with white flowers.:(tha-LICK-trum)(a-kwi-LEEG-i-fo-lee-um) :5.11.05
Salicaceae:salicaceae populus balsmifera:Balsam Popple:One of the many fast growing Popple trees found growing in North America.::5.27.05
Magnoliaceae::Sweet Bay Magnolia, Swamp Bay Magnolia:A small Magnolia with scented white flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah)(vir-jin-EE-ana):
Taxodiaceae::Flushing Yew:A slender form of the Yew.:(TAX-us):
Berberidaceae::Golden Ruby Barberry:A dwarf slow growing red leaf Barberry with a golden edge to the leaves.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-BER-jee-a):
Pinaceae::Japanese White Pine:A smaller Pine tree with green to glaucous needles.:(PIE-nus)(par-vi-FLO-ra):
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus mugo aurea:Mugo Pine Golden Variety:A golden needled variety of the all green Mugo Pine.::5.6.05
Asparagaceae::Bolero Bicolor Cordyline:A tropical plant that is commonly used in combination with flowering annuals in outdoor pots and sometimes in gardens:(kor-dil-LYE-nee):
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus sylvestris glauca nana:Dwarf Scotch Pine, Dwarf Blue Scotch Pine:A plant I have growing in my yard. There seems to be confusion on the taxonomy of this plant.:(PIE-nus)(sil-VES-tris):7.7.02 5.6.05
Ericaceae::Rhododendron Helsinki University Jubilee:A Finish Hybrid Rhododendron. A cultivar of Helsinki University.:(row-do-DEN-dron):
Liliaceae::Hosta ventricosa, Ovate-leaves Hosta, Murasaki Giboshi:Having dark green leaves and one of the darkest purple flowers makes this one of my favorite green-leaves Hosta.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae dahlia:Dahlia:This section contains information on how to dig and store Dahlia's tuberous roots.::4.8.5
Rosaceae::White Gold Spirea:The first white flowering yellow foliage Spirea.::
Polemoniaceae::Blue Paradise Phlox, Blue Paradise Summer Phlox:One of the bluest Phlox available. Color will change with intensity of light and temperature. I have seen planting where the front flowers are tinged purple pink and the back flowers in a little shade are a deep lilac blue.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Asteraceae:asteraceae osteospermum:Cape Daisy, South African Daisy:A free flowering plant that enjoys cool evenings.:(oss-tee-oh-SPUR-mum)(ek-LON-iss):07.11.03 4.10.5
Poaceae::Compact Gold Striped Bamboo:A small Bamboo with ornamental foliage.:(plee-o-blast-us):
Verbenaceae ::Brazilian Verbain, Verbena Buenos Aires:Tall plants with bright lilac-violet flowers.:(ver-BEE-nuh)(bon-ar-ee-EN-sis):
Calycanthaceae::Sweetbush, Caroline Allspice:A large shrub with unusual flowers.::
Ranunculaceae::Royal Aspiration Delphium:::
Caprifoliaceae::Wayfaring Tree Viburnum, Hoarwithy:A medium to large shrub with white flowers followed by red fruit turning to black.:(vy-BER-num):
Musaceae::Rojo Bananna, Red Banana Tree, Christmas Banana, Variegated Blood Banana, Blood Leaf Banana:A banana tree with red variegated leaves.:(MEW-suh) (soo-MAH-truh-nuh):
Ginkgoaceae::Princeton Sentry Ginkgo:An all male cultivar of Sentry Ginkgo.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Primulaceae::Sieboldi Primrose:A great plant for woodland conditions flowering in the spring.::
Rosaceae::Orange Crush Flowering Crab:A spectacular medium sized Ornamental Crab.::
Aceraceae::Green Column Maple:A broad columnar Maple with golden yellow fall foliage.:(AY-ser)(sack-AR-rum):
Polemoniaceae::Touch of Class Jacobs Ladder:A cultivar of Jacobs Ladder that produces a prolific amount of flowers and has variegated foliage.:(po-le-MOH-nee-um)(see-ROO-lee-um):
Plumbaginaceae::German Statice, Tatarian Statice, Tatarian sea-lavender:A hardy perennial commonly grown for use as a dried flower.:(gone-EE-o-lim-on):
Asteraceae::Deam's Coneflower:A free flowering Rudbeckia.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):
Oleaceae::Royalty Lilac:A hybrid compact lilac with pale purple flowers.:(si-RING-A):
Asteraceae:asteraceae echinops ritro:Globe Thistle:A thistle like plant with globular blue flowers.:(EK-in-ops):11.21.03 4.9.5
Oleaceae::Edith Cavell:A double white flowering Lilac.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
Polemoniaceae::Grenadine Dream Phlox:A compact mildew resistant Garden Phlox.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Primulaceae::Sundew Spring Lysimachia:A ground cover plant with brilliant yellow foliage. The first time I saw this plant in a mass planting I needed to put on my sun glasses since it was so bright.::
Asteraceae::Mohave series Strawflower, Paper Daisy, Everlasting:Strawflowers are one of the easiest flowers to dry. Mohave series has a wide range of colors on 14-16 inch plants.:(brak-tee-A-tum):
Asteraceae::Zinnia cultivars:A group of annuals that seems to be moving back into popularity. The plants breeders are producing mildew resistant plants and many shorter compact varieties with a wide range of colors.:(zin-EE-a)(EL-e-genz):8.19.05
Pinaceae::White Spruce, Skunk Spruce, SIngle Spruce:One of the most tolerant of the Spruce for urban or city landscapes.:(PI-see-AH)(glaw-cah):
Cyperaceae::Gold Band Japanese Sedge:I wonder why it is called Gold Band, since all the time I have observed it was White Band, but still a nice plant.:(KAR-eks)(mor-ROW-ee-eye):
Saxifragaceae::Slender Deutzia:A small to medium shrub with small white flowers.:(DUUT-si-a)(GRAS-l-lis):
Lamiaceae::Silky Fleece Lambs Ears, Dwarf Lambs Ears:A dwarf form of Lambs Ears.:(STAY-kis)((by-zan-TEEN-A):
Caryophyllaceae::Dainthus Velvet and Lace:A short lived perennial with dark maroon flowers.:(dye-AN-thus):
Asteraceae::Pink Beauty Boltonia:A pink flowering version of the more common Boltonia Snow Bank.::12.21.05
Liliaceae::Red, Purple, Wine colored Asiatic Lilies:Asiatic Lilies are one of the hardiest and easy to grow of all the Lilies.::
Lamiaceae::Basil Siam Queen, Thai Sweet Basil:An intensely flavored basil with a licorice-basil aroma.:(OSS-ih-mum)(bass-IL-ee-kum) :
Iridaceae ::Iris bucharica, Juno Iris, Horned Iris:A spectacular species Iris for the full sun well drained.::
Rosaceae:rosaceae potentilla fruiticosa:Potentilla:This section contains general information on the care and culture of Potentilla's.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):5.14.05
Convolvulaceae::Wild Morning Glory, Hedge Bindweed, European Bindweed:Similar to the Hedge Bindweed (Convolvulus sepium), except the foliage is smaller, smaller flowers and is more frequently found growing on the ground. Where as the Hedge Bindweed is commonly growing on something.::5.16.05
Brassicaceae::Little Treasure Deep Rose Arabis:A short plant great for rock gardens or front of border.:(AR-a-bis):
Saxifragaceae::Federsee Astillbe, Catherine Deneuve Astilbe:An Astilbe with carmine-rose flowers:(ah-STIL-bee):
Nymphaeaceae::Waterlily:A group of rhizomatous aquatic herbs. Mostly hardy to temperate and tropical climates.::
Polemoniaceae::Garden Phlox Laura :A Garden Phlox with almost 12 inch purple flower heads. Has good resistance to Powdery Mildew.:(floks)(pa nic ew LAH ta):
Cupressaceae::Andorra Juniper:A wide spreading, softer ground cover Juniper turning plume color in the winter.:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis):
Araceae:araceae aglaonema brevispathum hospitum:Aglaonema brevispathum hospitum:An relatively tall growing Chinese Evergreen.::4.8.5
Asteraceae:asteraceae helichrysum petiolare variegatum:Licorice Splash Licorice Plant:A compact foliage plant with variegated velvety yellow and green gray leaves. Commonly used in patio pots and other outdoor planters.:(he-lee-KRIS-um)(pe-tee-o-LA-ree):
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae aquilegia chrysantha:Golden Columbine, Golden Flowered Columbine:An easy to grow Columbine with large yellow flowers.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):5.11.05
Rosaceae:rosaceae cotoneaster apiculatus:Cranberry Cotoneaster:A short, wide spreading groundcover type shrub. One of the more commonly used Cotoneasters in the USA.:(kah-tone-nee-AS-ter)(a-pik-U-lay-tus):5.14.05
Z Liliaceae::Stained Glass:::
Bignoniaceae::Emerald Tree, China Doll, Serpent Tree:A shiny, glossy green leaf plant that can be difficult to grow.::1.12.05
Gentianaceae ::Crested Gentian:One of the more amendable Gentians to grow in a rock garden.:(JEN-shee-ah-nah)(sep-tem-fye-dah):
Caryophyllaceae::Star series Dianthus:A series of Dianthus from England.:(dye-AN-thus):
Caprifoliaceae::Scentsation Honeysuckle Vine:A showy noninvasive vine with showy yellow flowers.:(lon-ISS-er-ah):
Hydrangeaceae::Dwarf Minnesota Snowflake Mockorange:A dwarf Mach Orange with double white flowers in the spring.::
Anacardiaceae:anacardiaceae toxicodendron rybergii:Poison Ivy, Western Poison Ivy:An invasive, low growing woody plant that is very toxic to the touch. All parts of this plant are poisonous.::4.6.5
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer autumn blaze:Autumn Blaze Maple:A cultivar that is a cross between a Red maple and Silver Maple. This large growing tree is very adaptable to the urban landscape. Has a fantastic fall color.::
Liliaceae::Autumn Crocus, Meadow Saffron, Naked Boys:A fall blooming bulb with many misleading common names. It is not a Crocus and doesn't produce Saffron.::
Cupressaceae ::Hoseri Arborvitae:A dwarf globular Arborvitae.:(Thoo-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis) :
Lamiaceae::Russian Sage:Perovoskia are loose airy sub shrubs with gray foliage and lavender blue flowers.::
Hippocastanaceae:hippocastanaceae aesculus pavia:Red Buckeye, Red Flowering Buckeye, Scarlet Buckeye:A small growing tree or large shrub with red flower.:(es-KU-lus):4.18.05
Caprifoliaceae::Candy Coralberry:The masses of plump pinkish fruit add interest to the winter garden. Part of the First Edition series.:(sim-fo-ri-KAR-pos)(dor-en-BO-see-i):
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Snow Hill:A white flowering form of perennial Salvia.:(SAL-vie-a):03.06.06
Dipsacaceae::Misty Butterflies Scabiosa:A durable, maintenance-free seed-grown Scabiosa with a tidy habit and pretty pincushion flowers :(skab-ee-OH-suh)(kol-um-BAR-ee-uh):
Fumariaceae:fumariaceae dicentra spectablils alba:White Bleeding Heart:A medium height, medium spreading plant for the shaded areas of the garden. This is a white form of the pink flowering Bleeding Heart.:(dy-SEN-tra)(spek-Tah-bi-lis):06.22.03 5.18.05
Asteraceae::Tri Colored Daisy, Painted Daisy:A 2-3 foot annual loaded with 2.5 inch daisy-like flowers. A heirloom plant introduced from Morocco over 200 years ago.:(kris-AN-tha-mum)(kar-i-NAY-tum):
Acanthaceae:acanthaceae pachystachys lutea:Lollipop plant, Yellow Shrimp Plant, Golden Shrimp Plant:A small woody shrub that is easy to grow as an indoor house plant. The colorful yellow spike of bracts is its main attraction.::12.08.02, rev.09.27.03 4.5.5
Aceraceae ::Cutleaf Maple, Cutleaf Silver Maple:A selection of the Silver Maple with deeply cut lobes.::
Rosaceae::Double Play Big Bang Spirea:A "Goldflame" type Spirea with colorful foliage and large pink flowers.:(spy-REE-a)(juh-PON-ih-kuh):
:walls rock walls::This section contains pictures and descriptions of different ways rocks can be used to build walls.::4.5.5
Caprifoliaceae::Beauty Bush:A large old fashion shrub.:(kolk-WIT-ze-a)(a-MAB-a-lis):06.06.06
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae heuchera photo album:Coral Bells Cultivars:A photo album of some different cultivars.::6.1.05
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae thlaspi arvense:Field Penny Crest:An annual weed common throughout the USA.::4.11.5
Euphorbiaceae::Bonfire Euphorbia:An excellent multi season perennial having colorful yellow bracts contrasting against the red-purple foliage. :(yew-FOR-bee-ah):
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae aquilegia photo album:Columbine:Columbines have been in gardens for for hundreds of years. Can be short lived plants depending on the site. This is generic cultural information on the plants as a whole.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
Poaceae::Finger Grass, Feather Finger Grass:The inflorescence of this grass looks like fingers and fluffs up as it matures.:(KLOR-is)(GAH-tah):
Iridaceae::Hello Yellow Blackberry Lily:Blackberry Lily resembles an Iris with sword shaped leaves.::
Malvaceae::Bali Rose of Sharon:A good medium size late blooming shrub.:(hi-BIS-kus)(seer-ee-AK-us):
Ranunculaceae::Monkshood, Autumn Flowering Monkshood:A tall late blooming hardy perennial:(ak-CO-nie-tum)(na-PEL-lus):
Asteraceae:asteraceae argyranthemum frutescens crystal white:Crystal White Marguerite Daisy:A Marguerite Daisy loaded with double white flowers. Can be used as a potted plant or in the garden.:(ar-ji-RAN-the-mum)(froo-TESS-enz). :4.9.5
Alliaceae::Allium Summer Beauty:A clumping, chives-like Allium with lavender pink flowers in the summer through the fall.::
Loganiaceae::Buzz Butterfly Bush series:A newer series of Buddleia that stay about a third the size of other varieties.:(bud-LEE-a)(day-VID-ee-a):
Acanthaceae::Wavy Yellow:A nice fast growing vine or cascading plant for container gardening.::
Convolvulaceae:convolvulaceae ipomea tricolor photo ablum:Early Call:Early Call is a variegated Morning Glory variety that comes in a variety of colors.:(ip-oh-MEE-a):07.11.03 5.15.05
Rosaceae::Prairie Fire Flowering Crab:A medium to large ornamental Crab.::
Amaranthaceae ::Gomphrena QIS series, Globe Amaranth QIS:A taller Globe Amaranth.:(gom-FREE-na)(glo-BO-sa):
Magnoliaceae:magnoliaceae magnolia x loebneri leonard messel:Magnolia Leonard Messel:A beautiful hybrid Magnolia with white flowers flushed with purple-pink.:(mag-NO-li-ah)(LEEB-ner-eye):05.10.02, rev 02.22.03 4.27.05
Asteraceae::Gold Cut Leopards Bane:A short lived perennial with yellow daisy-like flowers in the early spring.:(do-RON-i-cum)(or-i-en-TA-le):
Oleaceae::Gold Peep Forsythia:A low growing smaller Forsythia.:(for-SITH-i-a):
Pinaceae::Balsam Fir:A small tree found growing near streams, ponds and lakes.::
Hydrangeaceae::Bouquet Blanc Mockorange:A double flowering Mach Orange hybrid. Medium in spread and height.:(fil-ah-DEL-fus):
Rosaceae::Quadra Rose, J.F. Quadra:A very hardy Dark red Hybrid Kordesii. Part of the Explorer Series Collection from Canada.:(ROH-za):
Campanulaceae::Riviera Lobelia:A series of Lobelia with a good selections of colors besides the popular blue. Really a tender perennial grown as an annual.:(lo-BEE-li-ah):
Lamiaceae::Golden Delicious Salvia:A yellow foliage Salvia with red flowers.::
Balsaminaceae ::Impatiens Photo Album:A collection of different named Impatient cultivars.::
Berberidaceae::Epimedium pubigerum, Barrenwort:One of the taller Epimedium with dainty creamy-white flower in the spring. A good shade ground cover.:(ep-ih-MEE-dee-um)(pub-EE-ger-um) :
Poaceae::Malepartus Japanese Silver Grass:A large ornamental grass resembling Miscanthus Grazillimus.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Asteraceae::Osteospermum Zion Pure Yellow:A well branched Osteospermum with large yellow flowers.:(oss-tee-oh-SPUR-mum)(ek-LON-iss):
Euphorbiaceae:euphorbiaceae euphorbia trigona:African milk tree, Cathedral Cactus:A tall, vertical Euphorbia that is many times mistaken for a cactus.:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh)(try-GOH-nuh):05.17.05
Elaeagnaceae:elaeagnaceae eleagnus angustifolia:Russian Olive:This section has pictures and data of this plant growing in the wild. Russian Olive has escaped into the wild from ornamental plantings and is considered an invasive species in many parts of the United States.:(el-ee-Ag-nus):01.16.03 5.17.05
Solanaceae:solanaceae datura metel:Angel's Trumpet:A large growing annual for the full sun. The large white trumpet flowers open at twilight.:(dah-TOOR-a):10-04-01 6.24.05
Euphorbiaceae:euphorbiaceae euphorbia pulcherrima:Poinsettia:Poinsettia are usually purchased as a holiday decoration and treated as a "throw away" plant. ::05.17.05
Ulmaceae::Golden English Elm:An English Elm cultivar with golden yellow leaves in the spring changing to green as the season progresses. As with many Elm species Dutch Elm disease has limited it's use in the landscape.::
Asteraceae:compositae sonchus asper:Spiny-Leaved Sow Thistle:A yellow flowering weed, common in southeastern Wisconsin. ::08.20.02 4.16.05
Juncaceae::Blue Mohawk Rush:A vertical accent plant with stiff upright blue leaves.:(JUN-kus)(in-FLEX-us) :12.10
Crassulaceae::Sedum Class Act:One of the many different upright busy Sedums with ruby red flowers.:(SEE-dum):
Cactaceae::Lemon Vine Cactus, Leaf Cactus, Barbados Gooseberry:An unusual tropical cactus that forms a vine and leaves. Has escaped to the wild in many areas and become a noxious weed. :(per-ESS-kee-uh) (ah-kew-lee-AY-tuh):
Euphorbiaceae::Bitter Cassava, Variegated Tapioca Plant, Cassava:A variegated form of Tapioca usually grown as an annual in the colder hardiness zones.::
Cupressaceae::Zmatlik Arborvitae:A compact columnar Arborvitae with deep green ruffled foliage.::
Asteraceae ::Taygetea Yarrow:A medium size plant with pale yellow flowers and silvery gray-green foliage. Great for the full sun drier areas of the garden. Similar looking to Moonshine Yarrow.::
Dipsacaceae::Pink Mist Scabiosa:A Scabiosa with soft pink flowers.:(skab-ee-OH-suh)(kol-um-BAR-ee-uh):
Portulacaceae:portulacaceae portulaca oleracea:Common Purslane, Rubber Weed,:A mat forming, succulent plant that can be a weedy pest in gardens. A very difficult plant to rid from the garden. Cultivated as a culinary herb in many parts of the world::07.06.03
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Octoberfest:A white to creamy white flowering Sedum Acre cultivar.:(SEA-dum):
Crassulaceae::Variegated Cub's Paw:The variegated cousin of Cubs Paw.:(kot-EE-lee-don):5.15.05
Juncaceae::Big Twister Rush, Big Twister Juncus:A cultivar of the Corkscrew Rush with bigger stems, and twists.:(JUN-kus)(eh-FYOO-sus):
Primulaceae::Sunset Shades Primula:A cultivar of the Cowslip Primrose with shades of reds. Red is not a natural color of this plant.::
Poaceae::Adagio Miscanthus, Adagio Japanese Silver Grass:A shorter form of Miscanthus reaching about 5 feet.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Geraniaceae ::Variegated Ivy Leaf Geraniums:Ivy leaf Geraniums with variegated foliage.:(pel-r-GO-ni-um):
Portulacaceae:portulacaceae portulaca afra variegata:Variegated Elephant Bush, Variegated Elephant Food:A easy plant to grow in the full sun to bright areas of the indoors. This is the variegated form of the green "Elephant Bush".:(por-tew-luh-KAR-ee-uh):5.10.05
Rosaceae::Korean Spirea:An under used Spirea with white flowers.:(spy-REE-ah)(frit-she-A-na):
Euphorbiaceae:euphorbiaceae euphorbia:Euphorbia:This is a tall shrubby type of Euphorbia with very sharp, short, dark brown spines. When I purchased it, it was incorrectly labeled Euphorbia grandicornis. At this time I don't know the exact species.::03.15.02 5.17.05
Vitaceae::Woodbine, Grape Woodbine, Virginia Creeper, Thicket Creeper, False Virginia Creeper, Five-leaved ivy, American Ivy, False Grape:A native twinning vine with brilliant red fall foliage. Uses plants and other objects for support:(par-then-oh-SIS-us):
Cupressaceae ::Monard Juniper:This low growing, flat topped spreading Juniper. Often described as an improved Broadmore Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(sa-BEE-na):1.12.05
Rosaceae::Belle Poitevine Rugosa Rose:A large and shrubby growing Rugosa Rose.::
Rosaceae::Gold Star Potentilla:A smaller Potentilla with large yellow flowers.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Liliaceae::Hosta Mississippi Delta:A large Hosta with blue gray leaves.::
Rosaceae::Weeping Higan Cherry, Weeping Spring Cherry:A very cold tolerant weeping form of the Higan Cherry.:(PRU nus)(sub-her-TEL-la):
Gentianaceae:gentianaceae gentianella quinquefolia:Stiff Gentian, Ague-weed:An annual Gentian found growing in woods and damp meadows.::11.21.02 5.18.05
Phormiaceae ::Dusty Chief Phormium:An Yucca-like plant with burgundy colored foliage.::
Poaceae::Hare's-tail Grass, Hares tail Grass, Rabbit Tail Grass, Bunny Tails:An annual grass grown for its soft silky seed heads.::
Asteraceae::Supreme Cantaloupe Coneflower:A anemone shaped cantaloupe colored flower.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Violaceae::Viola Antique shades, Pansy Antique Shades:Large flowering plants with flowers in antique shades.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
Pinaceae::Scotch Pine, Scots Pine:A picturesque Pine with orange colored inner bark.:(PIE-nus)(sil-VES-tris):10.27.05
Ericaceae::Elvira Rhododendron:A compact early flowering Finish hybrid Rhododendron.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
Poaceae ::Big Daddy Blue Stem:A new cultivar of Big Blue Stem introduced by Neil Diboll of Prairie Nursery.:(an-droh-POH-gon)(jer-Ar-dee-eye):
Asteraceae::Heliopsis Sunstruck, Sunstruck False Sunflower:A compact False Sunflower with large yellow flowers and variegated foliage.:(hee-li-OP-sis)(hee-li-AN-thoi-deez):
Asteraceae::Banana Cream Shasta Daisy:One of the best yellow Shasta Daisy's. Makes long lasting cut flowers.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
Euphorbiaceae::Euphorbia Diamond Frost:Creates a mass of white flowers reminiscent of Baby's Breath. Heat, full sun and drought tolerant. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(yew-FOR-bee-ah):
Boraginaceae::Virginia Blue Bells, Cowslip, Bluebells, Roanoke Bells:A beautiful woodland blue flowering ephemeral plant. Needs a shaded moist sites.:(mer-TEN-si-ah)(ver-jin-I-ca):
Saxifragaceae::Fanal Astilbe:One of the darker red Astilbe. Foliage emerges bronze changing to green.:(as-TIL-bee):
Ficoidaceae::Tiger Jaws:An easy to grow highly succulent plant with leaves resembling Tiger jaws.:(fow-KAR-ee-uh)(tig-REE-nuh):
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae salvia farinacea victoria:Salvia Victoria:A medium size annual with spikes of violet-blue flowers.:(SAL-vee-a)(fa-rih-NAY-see-a):4.22.05
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja occidentalis sherwood moss:Sherwood Moss Arborvitae:A dwarf slow growing, cone-shaped plant with unusual soft, feathery foliage.::12.08.01,09.27.03 5.17.05
Zingiberaceae:zingiberaceae alpina zerumbet variegata:Variegated Shell Pink Ginger:A large easy to grow patio or indoor plant.:al-PIN-nee-a)(ze-RUM-bet):6.17.05
Pinaceae::Puli European larch:A ground cover European Larch that can be trained to a weeping form.:(LAR-iks) :
Asteraceae::Amethyst in Snow Centaurea, Amethyst in Snow Bachelors Buttons:A cultivar of the heirloom Bachelors Button with a white flower and purple center.:(sen-tah-REE-ah)(mon-TA-na):
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae aconitum napellus:Monkshood, Helmet Flower:A tall vertical plant with dark blue flowers. Most all parts of this plant are poisonous.:(ak-CO-nie-tum)(na-PEL-lus):5.10.05
Plantanaceae::Bloodgood London Plane Tree:A large tree with oranmental olive green to cream exfoliating bark.:(PLAT-uh-nus)(a-ser-ih-FOLE-ee-uh):
Ericaceae::Aglo Rhododendron:A small leaf Rhododendron that has bright pink flowers.::
Betulaceae:betulaceae ostrya virginiana:American Hop Hornbeam, Ironwood, Eastern Ironwood:A small to medium size native tree.:(OS-tri-a)(ver-jin-ee-A-na):4.11.05
Ericaceae ::Gibraltar Rhododendron:A deciduous Rhododendron with vivid orange flowers.::
Fabaceae::Edo Shibori Bush Clover:A woody plant that dies back to the ground in zones 5-6(7). Treated as a woody shrub in warmer regions and a herbaceous perennial in the colder regions.:(les-pe-DE-za)(thun-BER-je-i):
Asteraceae::String of Bananas :A curiosity succulent plant with banana shaped leaves.::
Poaceae::Variegated Purple Moor Grass:A clump forming ornamental grass with variegated foliage and attractive yellow flower stalks.:(moh-LIN-ee-ah)(ser-OO-lee-ah):
Asteraceae::Shasta Daisy Snow Lady:A long blooming compact Shasta Daisy.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
Scrophulariaceae::Snow Queen Cape Fuchsia:A perennial in zone 7, used as an annual in colder gardens. I have seen fabulous plants of Snow Queen in zone #5 gardens used as annuals.:(fye-geal-EE-us):
Asteraceae::Southernwood, Old Man, Lad's Love:Southernwood has fine light gray green strongly aromatic foliage.:(are-ti-MEEZ-ee-a)(a-BROE-tan-um):05.06.06
Cupressaceae::Taylor Juniper:A tall narrow upright Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(ver-jin-ee-A-na):
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae astillbe simplicifolia:Astilbe Superba:One of the taller and later blooming of the Astilbe.:(ah-STIL-bee)(chi-NEN-sis)(ta-KET-ee-i):
Euphorbiaceae::Marsh Euphorbia, Marsh Spurge:A tall Euphorbia that can tolerate wet sites.:(yoo-FOR-bee-ah)(pah-LUSS-tris):
Asteraceae::BettyJung Aster:An heirloom mix of Chinese Aster named after Betty Jung from the Jung Seed Company.::
Liliaceae::Captain Kirk Hosta:A large Hosta with a large gold center and green margin.::
Apiaceae::Sea holly, Seaside Eryngo:A thistle-like plant with bluish foliage.:(e-RIN-ji-um)(muh-RIT-tim-mum):
Asteraceae::Jethro Tull Coreopsis:A very florific Coreopis. The golden yellow to orange flowers have fluted petals.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea pungens prostrata:Picea Prostrata:Picea prostrata is a catch all group of spruce that are prostrate spreading.::
Cactaceae::Wooly Torch, Old Man Cactus, Old Man of Mexico:A tall columnar cactus that can become covered with thick wool.:(pil-oh-so-KER-ee-us) :
Geraniaceae::Geranium New Hampshire Purple:A mounding plant with deep magenta (red purple) flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um) :
Ulmaceae::Accolade Elm:A hybrid Elm with good disease resistance having a vase to oval growth form.:(UL-mus):
:::This section contains pictures of potted annuals in concrete pots.::4.7.5
Cornaceae:cornaceae cornus racemosa:Gray Twig Dogwood:A medium to tall, wide spreading native shrub.::06.17.02 5.15.05
Osmundaceae::Purple Stem Royal Fern, Purple Royal Fern:A large fern for the moist to wet areas of the garden.:(os-MUN-duh):5.1.05
Commelinaceae::Ohio Spiderwort:A native North American wild flower.::
Hyacinthaceae::Greater Camas, Leichtlinii Camas:A plant native to the northwest of the USA with blue to violet-blue flowers borne on 3-4 feet stout stems.::
Urticaceae:urticaceae pilea depressa:Artillery Plant, Gun Powder Plant:A relatively easy to grow plant for the moderate to bright places in the house. If grown properly this plant is a neat small green foliage plant.:(py-LEE-uh)(PILL-ee-ah):06.29.02 7.03.05
Cycadaceae:cycadaceae encephalatorus ferox:Zululand, Tongaland Cycad , Tongaland Broodboom :A very striking Cycad with a large orange cone.:(en-sef-uh-LAR-tos) (FER-oks):05.23.03 5.17.05
Boraginaceae::Trevi Fountain Pulmonaria:A Pulmonaria with superb spotted foliage an cobalt blue flowers.::
Araceae ::Velvet Leaf Philodendron:A vine type Philodendron with velvety iridescent bronze green leaves.::11.28.05
Violaceae::Kidney Leaf Violet:A native Viola found growing in the cool moist woods.::
Araceae:araceae anthurium:Anthurium Photo Album:A photo album of different types of Anthurium::4.8.5
Geraniaceae::Geranium Brookside:A sprawling Geranium with sapphire-blue flowers.::
Amaranthaceae:amaranthaceae iresine lindenii:Bloodleaf:A tender perennial used as an annual in zone #5. Grown for it'colored purple red leaves.:(er-ee-SEE-nay)(lin-DEN-ee-i):11-07-01 4.8.5
Asteraceae::Woods Asters:A group of Aster cultivars with good mildew resistance, compact growth and a range of colors.::Symphyotrichum
Cupressaceae::Haverbeck Common Juniper::(juu-NIP-er-us)(kom-MEW-nis):
Hypericaceae:hypericaceae hypericum calycinum:St. John's Wort, Aaron's Beard:A vigorous fast growing woody plant spreading by stolons. Produces a mass of yellow flowers in the summer.:(hy-PER-ee-kum):4.19.05
Asteraceae::Mystic Series Dahlia:A series of Dahlia with dark foliage.::
Asteraceae::Mary Gregory Stokes Aster:Instead of lavender to purple flowers, this Stokesia has light yellow flowers.:(stoh-KEE-zhi-ah)(LAY-vis):
Iridaceae::Lucerne Blue Eyed Grass:A short lived perennials with purple flowers and yellow eyes.:(si-see-RING-kee-um):
Rosaceae ::Physocarpus Summer Wine, Summer Wine Ninebark:A smaller but not tiny version of Physocarpus Diabolo.:(fi-so-KAR-pus)(op-u-li-FO-li-us):
Geraniaceae::Espresso Geranium:A cultivar of our native Geranium with purple to coffee colored leaves.::
Asteraceae::Agalia Shasta Daisy:This Leucanthemum has fringed, semi-double petals.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
Begoniaceae::Dragon Wing Begonia:An easy to grow prolific blooming plant. Has been described as a Begonia on steroids.:(be-GON-yuh):
Liliaceae::Rosy Lily of the Valley, Pink Lily of the Valley:A pink flowering form of the more common white Lilly of the Valley. An aggressive ground cover for the semi-shaded moist areas.:(kon-val-AIR-ia):6.9.05
Juncaceae::Blue Dart Juncus, Blue Dart Rush:A good vertical accent plant with stiff, upright bluish foliage.::
Saxifragaceae::Lime Rickey Coral Bells:A Coral Bells with ruffled lime green to yellow foliage. :(HEW-ker-ah):
Poaceae::Reed Canary Grass, Canary Reed Grass:An extremely adaptable invasive grass. Forms monotypic colonies pushing out the native wetland species.::
Z Liliaceae::Guardian Angel Hosta:::
Scrophulariaceae::Veronicastrum Fascination:A cultivar of Culvers Root (Veronicastrum) with pink flowers.:(ver-on-i-KAS-trum)(vir-JIN-ih-kum):
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae cimicifuga racemosa:Snake Root, Cohosh Bugbane, Fairy Candles, Black Snake Root:A large bush-like plant that produces tall white spires in the summer. A denizen of the moist shady areas of the garden.:(sim-i-SIF-u-ga)(ra-MOH-sa):5-18-01 5.12.05
Asteraceae ::Bravado Coneflower:A Purple Coneflower cultivar with extra large mostly horizontal rosy red flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah) (pur-pur-EE-ah):
Oleaceae::Bridal Memories Lilac:A Lilac with single white flowers.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Campanulaceae::Brook Lobelia, Fen Lobelia, Bog Lobelia:A small blue flowering Lobelia native to moist sites.::
Lamiaceae::Basil Garden Leader Rascal::(OSS-ih-mum)(bass-IL-ee-kum:
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Etna, Astilbe Mount Etna:A medium Astilbe with dark red flowers.:(as-TIL-bee):
Verbenaceae::Dark Knight Caryopteris:A small sub shrub with dark blue purple flowers in the late summer to fall.:(kar-i-OP-ter-is)(klan-do-NEN-sis):12.21.05
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja occidentalis pumila sudworthii:Pumila Sudworth Arborvitae:A globular golden foliage Arborvitae. :(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis:01.10.02 5.17.05
Rosaceae ::Bradford Pear, Bradford Callery Pear:A rather short lived, over planted medium size tree. Has white flowers in the spring with excellent fall foliage.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae capsella bursa pastoris:Shepard's Purse, Pepper Plant, Pickpurse, Caseweed:A common weed of the Mustard family.::4.11.5
Liliaceae::Ground Sulfur Hosta:A fast growing dwarf Hosta with pointed golden yellow leaves.::
Rosaceae:rosaceae kerria japonica:Japanese Kerria, Japanese Rose:A free flowering shrub with yellow flowers. Good for shaded areas of the garden.:(KER-i-ah)(ja-PON-i-Ka):5.14.05
Araliaceae:araliaceae polyscias fruticosa:Ming Aralia, Parsley Aralia:A very exotic looking plant that requires above average humidity and temperature. It will have a plant-tantrum if the conditions are not to its liking.:(pol-ISS-skee-as):4.9.5
Fumariaceae ::Goldheart Bleeding Heart:A long with the charming pendant shaped pink flowers this plant has stunning golden foliage. Prefers a cool shady spot.:(dy-SEN-tra)(spek-TAH-bi-lis):
Aspleniaceae::Austral Gem Fern:An easy to grow tough fern for the indoors or outdoors during the summer.::
Cornaceae::Golden Shadows Pagoda Dogwood:A Pagoda Dogwood cultivar with a irregular gold border around the leaf.:(KOR-nus)(al-ter-ni-FO-li-ah):
Primulaceae::Primula Red Colors, Primula Rote Farben:Early blooming perennials with red flowers for the shaded areas of the garden.:(PRIM-eu-la):
Oleaceae::Wonder Blue Lilac, Little Boy Blue Lilac:A smaller blue Lilac.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
Caryophyllaceae ::Arctic Fire Dianthus:A low mat forming ground cover perennial. Produces masses of small white flowers with red center on wirey stems from late May through most of June.::
Caryophyllaceae::Alpine Campion, Alpine Catchfly, Arctic Campion:A very hardy short lived Arctic perennial.:(LICK-nis):
Pinaceae::Green Colorado Spruce, Spruce:A green version of the more popular Colorado Blue Spruce.:(PY-see-uh)(PUN-gens):
Asteraceae:asteraceae helichrysum petiolare minus silver mist:Silver Mist Licorice Plant:Oval, wooly silvery leaves on a compact trailing plant.:(he-lee-KRIS-um)(pe-tee-o-LA-ree):
Brassicaceae::Aubrieta:A low growing plant loaded with flowers in the spring.:(a-bri-EH-ah):
Apiaceae::Parsley:A true biennial that is grown as an annual. Used as a herb, garnish or for medicinal purposes. Also used as an ornamental plant in the garden.:(pet-ro-se-LEE-num):
Araceae::Chinese Evergreen cultivars:This section contains pictures of the different Chinese Evergreen cultivars. ::4.8.5
Asteraceae::Double Trouble Sneezeweed, Double Trouble Helens Flower:A semi-double Sneezeweed with yellow flowers.:(hel-EE-nee-um):
Rosaceae ::Potentilla Veitchi:A yellow flowering Potentilla:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Grossulariaceae ::Smooth Gooseberry, Northern Gooseberry, Swamp Gooseberry:A native growing shrub the provides food for willife and man.:(RI-bez):01.29.06
Araliaceae:araliaceae dizygotheca elegantissima cultivars:False Aralia cultivars:This section contains pictures and descriptions of False Aralia cultivars.::02.22.02 4.9.5
Solanaceae::Marbles Ornamental Peppers:An ornamental Pepper producing marble shaped multicolored fruit. Reported to have medium heat.:(KAP-sih-kum) (AN-yoo-um):
Cupressaceae ::Canaertii Juniper:Sold as small plants forming a tight pyramid but develops into a small tree.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(ver-jin-ee-A-na):
Cornaceae:cornaceae cornus amomum:Silky Dogwood:A native shrub found growing in moist sites. Has white flowers and porcelain blue fruit in the late summer early fall. Best used for naturalized plantings.::08.30.02 5.15.05
Bignoniaceae::Southern Catalpa, Common Catalpa, Eastern Catalpa, Indian Cigar, Indian Bean:A medium size tree with a panicle of white flowers followed by long dangling bean-like seed pods.:(ka-TAL-pa)(big-no-ni-OY-deez):
Balsaminaceae:balsaminaceae impatiens walleriana double impatiens tioga cultivars:Tioga Double Impatiens:Tioga is a cultivar of Impatiens that have double rose-like flowers. They are best grown in the shade.::12.28.01, 6.12.02
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Cupressaceae::Little Spire Juniper:A tight, slow growing narrow upright Juniper:(jew-NIP-er-us) (KOM-yoo-nis):
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae brassica oleracea:Ornamental Kale, Ornamental Cabbage:An ornamental vegetable that is at its prime in the fall of the year.::4.12.5
Cupressaceae ::Icee Blue Juniper:A low growing ground cover Juniper with a true silver-blue foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis:
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta fragrant bouquet:Hosta Fragrant Bouquet:A medium to large mounding Hosta with pale green leaves that have a creamy margin. Has large light lavender, fragrant flowers.::6.22.02 4.24.05
Asteraceae::Shasta Daisy Alaska:One of the oldest cultivars of Shasta Daisy still in cultivation. Still good but has been superceeded by many newer cultivars.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):aa
Poaceae:graminae panicum virgatum rotstrahlbusch:Panicum Rotstrahlbusch, Red Rays Switch Grass:A handsome medium to large size clumping Switch grass.:(Pan-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):11-21-01 4.18.05
Lamiaceae::Balm-leaved Archangel, Balm-Leaved Red Deadnettle:A good tall Lamium for the shade areas. Received a 4 out of 5 rating at the Chicago Botanic Gardens Lamium trials.:(LAY-mee-um)(or-VAH-luh):
Liliaceae:liliaceae polygonatum falcatum variegatum:Variegated Solomon's Seal, Variegated Japanese Solomon's Seal:A medium height plant for the shaded areas of the garden. The rhizomes spread forming patches. Great to add a vertical accent to an area. Very hardy to zone #5.:(po-lig-oh-NAY-tum)(oh-dor-AY-tum):4.26.05
Liliaceae::Silk Road Oriental Lily:An Oriental hybrid Lily.::
Caprifoliaceae::Plumosa aurea Elderberry:A yellow colored European Elderberry.:(sam-BU-kus)(ra-se-MO-sa):
Begoniaceae::Cute Kiss Pink Begonia:A mounding Begonia with two toned flowers on pendulous stems.:(be-GON-yuh) :
Hypericaceae::Blue Velvet Kalm's St Johns Wort:A Kalmn Hypericum with bluish foliage.:(hy-PER-ee-kum):
Rosaceae:rosaceae amelanchier x grandiflora autumn brilliance:Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry:This plant can be considered a small tree or a large shrub. Has white flowers in the early spring followed by edible fruit. Grows best in the semi-shade, moist sites.:(am-e-LANG-key-er):11.21.02 06.16.03 5.11.05
Poaceae::Sea Blue Fescue:A Fescue cultivar with blue green foliage.:(fes-TOO-kah):
Aceraceae::Royal Red Maple:A Norway Maple cultivar similar to Crimson King Maple with dark maroon foliage. Many time this is mistaken for a Red Maple.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
Araceae::N Joy Devils Ivy:An improved version of the standard Marble Queen Devils Ivy.:(ep-ih-PREM-num) (AW-re-um):
Asteraceae::Hillside Aster:::
Liliaceae:liliaceae asparagus:Asparagus fern seedlings:Enter this section to see some Asparagus Fern seedlings::4.22.05
Onagraceae::Autumnale Fushcia:A spreading Fuchsia grown mostly for the color of its foliage:(FEW-she-uh):
Dipsacaceae::Scabiosa Vivid Violet:As the name implies this Scabiosa was bright violet flowers.:(skab-ee-O-sa)(kaw-KA-si-ca):
Balsaminaceae::Impatiens Double Fiesta series:A series of Impatiens with double flowers.:(im-PAY-shenz)(wal-er-ee-A-na):
Boraginaceae::Diane's Gold Brunnera, Gold Siberian bugloss:One of the first gold colored Brunnera that will keep the color all summer.:(BRUN-a-ra):
Rosaceae::Foxi Pavement Rugosa Rose, Buffalo Gal Rose:An extremely hardy Rugosa rose with pink flowers.:(ROE-sah)(roo-GO-sah):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja occidentalis pyramidalis:Pyramidal Arborvitae:This Arborvitae has a thinner pyramidal shape.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):12.08.01 5.17.05
Scrophulariaceae::Golden Pearls Bocopa:A golden/yellow foliage version of Bocopa. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(SOO-ter-uh):
Pinaceae::Lanhams Beehive Spruce:A multi-stemmed evergreen dwarf conifer.::
Rosaceae::Profusion Flowering Crab:An upright mounding 20 foot tree with deep rose colored flowers.::
Rosaceae::Barren Strawberry:A ground cover perennial with yellow flowers. Looks like wild strawberry plants.:(wald-STINE-i-a):
Liliaceae:liliaceae trillium sessil:Toadshade, Toad Trillium:An ephemeral wild flower native to many areas of the United States.::4.27.05
Fagaceae :::::
Betulaceae::Purple Giant Filbert:A large shrub, with intense purple leaves in the spring fading to green in the early summer. :(KOR-i-lus)(MAKS-i-ma)(pur-PU-ree-ah):
Asteraceae::Bressingham Doubloon:A large growing Heliopsis with semi-double yellow flowers.:(hee-li-OP-sis)(hee-li-AN-thoi-deez):
Cactaceae:cactaceae notocactus haselbergi:White Web Ball Cactus, Scarlet Ball Cactus:A solitary Cactus with bright flowers.::4.12.5
Lamiaceae::Golden Anniversary Lamium:A colorful Lamium reported to be an improved Anne Greenway.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):
Asteraceae:asteraceae achillea millefolium cultivars:Achillea cultivars:I have grouped these together for convenience and they probably are but may not be A. millefolium hybrids.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):02.21.02, rev09.13.03 4.9.5
Pinaceae::Golden Springs Spruce:A dwarf Blue Spruce with new growth being yellow.::
Ericaceae::Northern Lights Rhododendron:A cultivar of the Northern Lights series with ::
Rosaceae::Bowman's root. Fawn's Breath, Indian Physic, American Ipecac:An easy to grow wild flower for the shaded areas of the garden.::
Saxifragaceae::Bergenia Herbsblutte:A Bergenia with pink flowers.:(ber-GEN-i-a)(kor-di-FOL-i-a):
Asteraceae::Prickly Lettuce, Wild Lettuce, Milk Thistle, Horse Thistle, Compass Plant:An escaped plant that has become a noxious weed.::
Scrophulariaceae:scrophulariaceae linaria vulgaris:Butter-and-Eggs, Toadflax:Produces showy flowers but it is an aggressive spreading plant.::6.24.05
Oleaceae:oleaceae syringia persica tinkerbell:Tinkerbell Lilac:A dwarf Lilac with wine red to pink colored flowers.:(si-RING-ga):07.28.03 5.1.05
Labiatae:labiatae monarda fistulosa:Wild Bergamot, Horsemint, Bee Balm:A common, medium to tall growing native prairie plant. A member of the mint family.::8.03.02 04.21.05
Aristolochiaceae::Manchurian Pipe Vine:An interesting woody vine with insect capturing flowers shaped like a Dutchman's Pipe.::
Rosaceae ::Flowering Crab Calocarpa:::
Asteraceae:asteraceae aster novi-belgii photo album:Aster novi-belgii photo album:::4.9.5
Asteraceae::Echinacea Bright Star:Bright Star has rosey to lavender flowers starting to bloom in early to mid July. A cultivar that has been around before the late 1970's.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Apocynaceae::Blue Ice Amsonia:A compact Amsonia with vivid flowers.:(am-SO-knee-uh) (tab-er-nay-MON-tah-nuh):
Rosaceae:rosaceae spiraea japonica goldmound spirea:Goldmound Spirea:A compact Spirea with bright yellow foliage in the spring time of the year.:(spy-REE-a):5.16.05
Rhamnaceae::Asplenifolia Buckthorn, Fern-leaf buckthorn:The leaves are very narrow with an irregular margin. I have read reports that it is invasive and reports to the contrary?:(RAM-nus)(FRANG-uu-la):
Dipsacaceae::Crimson Pin Cushion Knautia:Produces small pin cushion like flowers on wiry stems.:(NOT-ee-uh):
Polemoniaceae::Prairie Phlox, Downy Phlox:A spring blooming native Phlox.::
Rosaceae::Texas Scarlet Flowering Quince:A reddish Flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez):
Fabaceae:fabaceae trifolium repens:Alsike Clover:A common occurring plant found in the lawn and wild. The coveted four-leaf clover is found in this species.::8-15-01 5.18.05
Campanulaceae::Bats in the Belfry Throatwort, Nettle Leaved Bell flower, Throatwort Bellflower:A vertical Campanula with spikes of light purple flowers.:(kam-PAN-uu-la):
Saxifragaceae::Berry Smoothie Heuchera:An unique color in the spring rose to pink, changing to purplish rose.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Convolvulaceae:convolvulaceae calystegia silvatica ssp. americana:Hedge Bindweed:A deceptively beautiful plant but is extremely aggressive will completely cover plants it is climbing on. A close relative of the ornamental Morning Glory. ::5.16.05
Calycanthaceae::Hartlage Wine Raulston Allspice:A Sweet Bush hybrid with large red flowers.:(kal-ee-KAN-thus):
Lamiaceae::Cat Mint, Japanese Catmint:Has some of the larger floers of the Catmints.:(NE-peh-tah)(sub-SES-sil-iss):
Pinaceae::Uncle Foggy Jack Pine:A dwarf prostrate form of the Jack Pine. Slow growing and very hardy. According to Iseli nursery, it is a “bizarrely attractive collector’s plant.”:(PI-nus)(bank-see-A-na):
Musaceae::Red Banana, Abyssinian Banana, Ethiopian Banana:A large tropical plant. Over wintered indoors in cooler hardiness zones.:(en-SET-ee)(ven-tre-KO-sum):
Plantanaceae::Suttneri London Plane Tree:A London Plant Tree with variegated leaves.:(PLAT-uh-nus)(a-ser-ih-FOLE-ee-uh):
Ranunculaceae::Golden Seal, Ground Raspberry, Orange Root, Yellow Root:A wild flower found in moist shaded areas. The rhizome is harvested and dried for medicinal uses.::
Papilionaceae::Lemon Meringue Baptisia:A member of the Decadence series of Baptisa with yellow flowers.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Asteraceae::Dahlia Dahlietta:A dwarf compact series of Dahlia.::
Piperaceae:piperaceae peperomia obtusifolia tri color:Variegated Red Edged Peperomia:A colourful easy to grow indoor plant for the bright to moderate window.::5.7.05
Oleaceae ::Patmore Green Ash:A cultivar of the green Ash with an evenly branched crown.:(FRACK-si-nus)(pen-sil-VA-ni-ka):
Saxifragaceae::Paris Coralbells, Heuchera Paris:A heavy flowering Coral Bells with silvery green foliage.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Crassulaceae ::Purple Emperor Sedum:One of the darkest foliage Sedums available. Produces pink flowers in the summer.::7.2.05
Iridaceae::Yellow/Gold/Orange Tall Bearded Iris:This section contains images of Tall Bearded Iris that there main none white color is yellow or gold.::
Asteraceae::Daybreak Coreopsis:Coreopsis Daybreak is part of the Li'l Bang series of Coreopsis.::
Cupressaceae::Sawara Falsecypress:A Chamaecyparis with pendulous new branches.:(kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):
Verbenaceae ::Tapien Verbena:A tough long blooming series of ground cover or trailing Verbena.:(ver-BEE-nah):
Saxifragaceae::Georgia Peach Coral Bells:A vigorous Coral Bell with foliage changing from peachy to rosey as the year progresses.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Balsaminaceae ::Fusion Impatiens:In this series we get the first yellow Impatiens.::
Urticaceae::Creeping Charlie:A fast low growing plant that will grow as a ground cover or cascade over the side of a container.::7.03.05
Salicaceae:salicaceae populus deltoides:Cottonwood, Eastern Cottonwood:A very fast growing short-lived tree. Its messy habit of producing large amounts of catkins has caused it to become outlawed in many communities.::09.06.02 5.27.05
Myricaceae::Northern Bayberry, Candleberry:A hardy shrub with waxy seeds and aromatic foliage.:(mi-RI-ca)(pen-sil-VA-ni-ka):
Cyperaceae::Toffee Twist, Toffee Twist Sedge:A small mounding sedge with thin iridescent ginger to bronze colored leaves.:(KAIR-ex)(FLAH-vill-in-fer-ah):5.17.05
Liliaceae::Entertainer Oriental Lily:A dwarf Oriental Lily with rosy pink to red flowers.::
Caryophyllaceae::Green Ball Dianthus:The flower looks like a ball of green moss. :(die-AN-thus)(bar-BAY-tus):
Scrophulariaceae ::White Foxglove:A white flowering variety of the common Foxglove.:(dij-i-TAL-is)(pur-PU-ree-ah):
Asteraceae::Mercury Rising Coreopsis:A red flowering Coreopsis. Part of the Coreopsis "Big Bang" series.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Boraginaceae::Blue Bedder Echium, Vipers Bugloss,:Produces an inflorescence with masses of intense blue flowers. Listed as a biennial and annual.:(EK-ee-um)(plan-ta-gi-NEE-um):
Celastraceae::Hamilton's Spindle Tree, Japanese Spindle Tree, Yeddo Euonymus:Grown for it's decorative seed pods and fall color.::
Hydrangeaceae ::Oakleaf Hydrangea:This is the native Oakleaf Hydrangea shrub.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(kwer-se-FOH-lee-uh):
Rosaceae ::Thornless Cockspur Hawthorn:A thornless variety of the Cockspur Hawthorn.:(kra-TEE-gus)(krus-GA-li):
:steps::This section contains examples of different types of materials and how they are used to make steps in the landscape.::4.5.5
Z Liliaceae::Hosta Victory:::
Asteraceae::Common Yarrow, Rose Common Yarrow:A pink-flowered form of common yarrow,:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Lamiaceae::Sugar Plum Ajuga, Sugar Plum Bugle weed:A nice Ajuga with colorful foliage.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
:things that make noise::::
Cistaceae::Hudsonia, Golden Heather, Poverty Grass, Beach Heath:A native shrub found growing on sand dunes.::
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae caltha palustris:Marsh Marigold, Cowslip, King's Cup:One of the earliest blooming wild flowers found growing in wet areas. It is ephemeral and will disappear by mid summer.::5.25.02 5.12.05
Caprifoliaceae::Grape Honeysuckle, Yellow Vine Honeysuckle:A rapid growing deciduous twinning vine.:(lon-ISS-er-a):
Annonaceae::Wilson Paw Paw, Wilson Pawpaw:A Pawpaw cultivar with medium yellow fruit.:(A-sim-i-na)(tri-LOO-ba):
Rosaceae::Sweet Briar Rose, Sweetbriar:A vigorous tall species rose with single pink flowers. An heirloom rugosa rose.::
Campanulaceae ::Campanula Caroline:A medium growing perennial with showy clusters of shell pink to lavender flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(GLOM-er-ah-ta):
Araliaceae::Devils Walking-stick, Hercules Club, Prickly Elder:A fast spreading shrub which develops lots of nasty prickles.::
Cercidiphyllaceae:cercidiphyllaceae cercidiphyllum magnificum pendulum:Weeping Kastura Tree, Upright Weeping Katsura Tree:A slow growing small to medium tree with a weeping shape. Is reported to be larger and more upright than C.japonicum Pendulum.:(ser-si-di-FIL-um):4.5.5
Solanaceae::Pumpkin on a Stick, Scarlet Egg Plant:Grow this as a conservation piece plant or for its small pumpkins that grow on the side of the stem.:(so-LAN-num):
Pinaceae::Sesters Dwarf Blue Spruce:A dwarf slow growing Blue Spruce with shiny blue needles.::
Aceraceae::Armstrong Maple:A large broadly columnar Maple:(AY-ser):
Cornaceae ::Dwarf Red Tipped Dogwood:A small to medium size Dogwood with red tinged new foliage.::
Cornaceae:cornaceae cornus alba var.:Variegated Dogwood:A large growing Dogwood with variegated foliage. Adds a nice touch of color to the landscape.:(KOR-nus)(AL-ba):02.07.04 5.15.05
Pinaceae::Himalayan Pine, Butan Pine, Blue Pine:A Pine that grows best if its requirements are met and needs to be in a sheltered spot. Needles can winter burn.:(PY-nus)(wal-lik-ee-AH-nuh):
Tropaelolaceae::Nasturtium Peach Melba Superior:A florific Nasturtium with cream to yellow flowers.:(troo-PEE-oo-lum)(MA-jus) (nah-STER-shum):
Cannaceae:cannaceae canna x generalis tropicana:Canna lily Tropicana:A Canna with multicolored foliage plus large orange flowers.::11-12-01 4.12.05
Cupressaceae::English River Juniper:A gold leaf cultivar of the Common Juniper.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae echinacea purpurea white cultivars:White Coneflower:This section contains some pictures of white coneflower cultivars.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):4.9.5
Agavaceae::Agave roezliana:A medium size Agave with a yellow central stripe.:(a-GAH-vee):
Dryopteridaceae::Bulblet Bladder Fern, Berry Fern, Bulblet Fragile Fern:An easy to grow Fern in the right conditions. Spread by sort rhizomes and germinating spores from the bublets.::
Liliaceae::Henry's Lily:A tall Trumpet Lily with orange flowers having maroon spots.::
Piperaceae:piperaceae peperomia maculosa radiator:Cilantro Peperomia, Monster Peperomia::(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh):5.6.05
Liliaceae::Blue Umbrellas Hosta:A large Hosta with blue-green leaves.::
Vitaceae::Arabian Wax Ivy, American Wax Cissus, Peruvian Grape:A fast growing vine tolerant of dry hot places.:(SISS-us):01.25.06
Taxodiaceae::Ogodon Metasequoia, Ogon Dawn Redwood, Gold Rush Dawn Redwood:A Metasequoia cultivar having bright yellow to golden yellow colored needles in the spring .:(met-a-se-KWOY-ah)(glip-to-stro-BOY-dez):
Hydrangeaceae::White Sensation Mach Orange, Snow Fantasy Mach Orange:A double flowering Mach Orange hybrid. Medium in spread and height.:(fil-ah-DEL-fus):
Juglandaceae::Black Walnut, Western Black Walnut:A large tree valued for its lumber. The large size and toxin produced by the roots, limits its use in the urban landscape.:(JU-ginz)(NIE-gra):
Asteraceae ::Pixie Meadowbrite Coneflower:A true dwarf coneflower with pink flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Brassicaceae::Brazen Brass Mustard, Giant Red Mustard:An ornamental Mustard with egg plant purple, deeply cut foliage.:(BRAS-ee-ka):
Polemoniaceae::Blue Hills Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with moss-like foliage and blue/blue pink flowers in May.::
Caprifoliaceae::Linearis Thread Leaf Elderberry:A green leaf form of Sambucus nigra with finely cut leaves.:(sam-BOO-kus)(NY-grah):
Onagraceae::Variegated Evening Primrose ,Fruhlingsgold, Spring Gold Variegated Sundrop:A variegated cultivar of the Common Sundrop.:(ee-no-THE-ra)(fru-Ti-cosa):
Asteraceae::Lake Side Daisy:A rare and endangered wild flower found in only a few places in the USA. Specific site needs has limited its spread.::
Papilionaceae::Babtisia Starlite Prairieblues:A new cultivar of the Babtisia with large light blue flowers.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Verbenaceae::Cut-leaf Chastetree, Cut Leaf Vitex:A deciduous shrub grown as a herbaceous perennial in the colder zones of its range. :(VI-teks)(ni-GUN-doe):
Dryopteridaceae::Japanese Fern:This is the wild Japanese fern. Lesser know than the cultivars of Japanese Painted Fern.:(uh-THEE-ree-um):
Papilionaceae::Decadence Cherry Jubilee False Indigo:Cherry Jubilee is part of the Decadence series of Baptisia.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Hydrangeaceae::Incredible Spirit Hydrangea:A pink flowering form of the heirloom Hydrangea Annabelle.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Caryophyllaceae::Cluster Head Pink, Dianthus Carthusianorum:A perennial with pink flowers on top stems above the foliage.:(dye-AN-thus)(kar-thoo-see-AN-or-um):
Cupressaceae ::Silver Cedar:A form of the Eastern Red Cedar with silvery gray scale like leaves.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(ver-jin-ee-A-na):6.1.05
Poaceae::Wind Whispers Stipa:A fine leaved grass that easily moves with the slightest breeze.:(STYE-pah)(ten-yoo-IS-ih-mah):
Asteraceae:asteraceae aster novae-angliae purple dome:Aster Purple Dome, Purple Dome New England Aster:A short compact Aster with a plethora dark purple flowers.::8-5-01 4.9.5
Asteraceae::False Goldenrod, Heart-leaf Goldenrod, Autumn Goldenrod:Very similar to the other Goldenrods except for some botanical differences.::
Caryophyllaceae ::Sweet Williams:A biennial Dianthus that readily reseeds.:(die-An-thus)(bar-BAY-tus):
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Centennial Blush:Magnolia Centennial has white flowers with a pink blush.:(mag-NO-lee-uh)(ste-LAH-tah):
Asteraceae ::Blackeyed Susan:A common Blackeyed Susan wild flower found in most areas of the United States.:(rud-BEK-i-ah)(HER-tah):
Lamiaceae::Ajuga Mahogany:An Ajuga with very dark black to burgundy to mahogany foliage.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
Cupressaceae::Smaragd Yellow #2 Arborvitae:A pyramidal gold colored Arborvitae.::
Rosaceae ::Washington Hawthorn:The pictures in this section are from a plant labeled "Washington Hawthorn Select". This is a selection and I will use it as an example of Washington Hawthorn. Probably impossible to tell the difference between this plant and others if it wasn't for the label. :(kra-TEE-gus)(fe-no-PIE-rum):
Ranunculaceae::Mckanna Giant Columbines:A tried and true Columbine. Have large usually bi-color flowers with long flaring spurs. Received All American Awards in 1955.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
Cornaceae::Gold Bullion Dogwood:A Pagoda Dogwood cultivar with yellow foliage.:(KOR-nus)(al-ter-ni-FO-li-ah):
Oleaceae::Golden Times Forsythia:A yellow foliage Forsythia with yellow flowers in mid April.:(for-SITH-i-ah):
Primulaceae:primulaceae lysimachia punctata alexander:Lysimachia Alexander, Variegated Yellow Loosesrtife:A gorgeous Lysimachia with bright green leaves variegated foliage and bright yellow flowers.::5.11.05
Amaranthaceae::Party Time Josephs Coat, Partytime Alternanthera:A Josephs Coat cultivar with pink and green leaves.:(al-ter-NANTH-ur-uh)(fy-KOY-dee-uh) :
Verbenaceae ::Verbena Imagination:A vigorous plant with vibrant purple flowers.:(ver-BEE-na)(spee-cee-OH-sah):
Euphorbiaceae:euphorbiaceae euphorbia splendens:Crown of Thorns:A very spiny, xerophytic shrub for a hot sunny window. Crown of Thorns produces colorful bracts that look like the petals of flowers but are really modified leaves called bracts.:: 02.28.03 05.17.05
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Blue Eyes:A short plant with a plethora of blue flowers. Received a 5 out of 5 rating in the Chicago Botanic Gardens trials.:(ve-RON-i-ca):
Liliaceae:liliaceae tulipa triump:Triumph Tulips:The Triumph Tulip's make up a very large group of plants with a wide range of colors. Medium height and bloom midseason.::03.21.03 4.27.05
Solanaceae::Ornamental Pepper Numex Twilight:A medium hot pepper with good ornamental qualities.:(KAP-sih-kum):
Asteraceae::Cheyenne Spirit Coneflower.:A seed grown hardy coneflower blooming the first year from seeds.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah):
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer platanoides crimson king:Crimson King Maple:A large growing tree with rich maroon leaf color throughout the entire growing season. Often mistaken to be a Red Maple.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
Juncaceae::Curly Wurly Rush:People are attracted to this plant and want to touch the Corkscrew shaped leaves. Likes lots of moisture.:(JUN-kus)(eh-FYOO-sus)(speer-AL-is):
Boraginaceae:boraginaceae brunnera macrophylla variegata:Variegated Heartleaf Brunnera, Variegated False-Forget-Me-Not:A handsome variegated form of Brunnera. A bit touchier to grow than False-Forget-Me-Not. :(BRUN-a-ra)(mak-ro-FIL-a):01.05.04 4.11.05
Poaceae ::Prairie Sky Switch Grass:A selection of Switch Grass with blue foliage.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Linaceae::Appar Blue Flax:A selection of the native Flax.:(Ly-num):
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 13:Species and wild forms of Daffodils:This group includes all of the species and wild forms of Daffodils that are being used in ornamental gardens.::03.08.03 5.8.5
Liliaceae::Lily turf:A clump forming grass-like perennial.:(LEER-ri-oo-pa):
Hydrangeaceae ::Blushing Bride Hydrangea:A Hydrangea that is part of the Endless Summer Collection Flowers start white, to creamy white fading with a blush of pink.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
Asparagaceae::Cordyline Festival Grass, Cordyline Red Fountain:A tropical plant that is commonly used in combination with flowering annuals in outdoor pots and sometimes in gardens. Also can be grown as a colorful indoor plant.:(kor-dil-LYE-nee):
Polemoniaceae::Bungalow Blue Prairie Phlox:A cultivar of the native Prairie Phlox having blue flowers.::
Araceae:araceae epipremnum aureum:Devils Ivy, Pothos, Golden Pothos, Ceylon Creeper, Golden Hunters Robe:An easy to grow, tough plant for the moderate lit areas of the indoors.:(epi-PREEM-num)(AW-ree-um):02.15.03 4.5.8
Hemionitidaceae::Donkeys Ears Fern, Valentine Fern, Heart Fern:A smaller fern fitting easily into a six inch pot. Requires a high humidity to properly grow.::
Berberidaceae ::Marshall Red Barberry, Marshall Upright Barberry:An upright red leaf Barberry:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon Rock Candy series:A series of compact Penstemon.:(pen-STE-mon):
Malvaceae::Blushing Bride Hibiscus, Blushing Bride Rose of Sharon:A Rose of Sharon with double pink flowers fading to white.:(hi-BIS-kus)(si-ri-A-kus):
Magnoliaceae::Ivory Chalice Magnolia:A hybrid Magnolia with Ivory colored chalice shaped at maturity.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Saxifragaceae::Heuchera Raspberry Regal, Raspberry Regal Coral Bells:A Coral Bell hybrid with tall flowers on stiff stems. Grows best in the moist partial sun areas of the garden.:(HEW-ker-a):03.04.06, 02.09
Asteraceae:asteraceae packera plattensis:Prairie Ragwort, Prairie groundsel:A short lived perennial or biennial.:(sen-NEESH-shee-oh):4.10.5
Zygophyllaceae:zygophyllaceae tribulus terrestris:Puncturevine, Clatrop:This plant considered a noxious weed.::
Ginkgoaceae::Ginkgo Todd's WB:A very slow growing dwarf Ginkgo.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Hydrangeaceae::Hydrangea Pink Diamond:An improved cultivar of the PG Hydrangea.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Clethraceae::Clethra Hummingbird, Hummingbird Sweet Bush:A good shrub for the moist areas of the yard. Has fragrant large white flower inflorescences.:(KLETH-rah)(al-ni-FO-li-a):
Lamiaceae::Cashmere Sage:A showy Asian import with lavender pink flowers.:(FLOW-miss)(kash-meer-ee-AN-uh) :
Vitaceae::Silver Vein Creeper, Chinese Virginia Creeper:A restrained growing Virginia Creeper with ornamental foliage.:(par-then-oh-SIS-us)(hen-ree-ay-na):
Ranunculaceae::Swan Colombine series:A large mix of colors in this mid size Columbine.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
Poaceae::Fox Tail Barley, Squirrel Grass, Bob Tail Barley:A native ornamental grass best used in natural area's a very ornamental flower.:(hor-DEE-um)(joo-BAH-tum):
Plantaginaceae::Prairie Dusk Penstemon, Prairie Dusk Bearded Tongue:A hybrid Penstemon with spikes of rose-purple tubular flowers.::
Asteraceae::Dakota Gold Sneezeweed:A compact Sneezeweed with bright yellow to gold flowers.:(hel-EE-nee-um):
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus strobus nana:Globe White Pine:This plant was sold to me as Globe White Pine. It is very hard to find references to this plant. The genus species name leads me to a "catch all" group of dwarf White Pines.:(PIE-nus)(STROH-bus):5.6.05
Asteraceae::Pale Indian Plantain, Pale Plantain:A tall Prairie plant with white flowers.::5.16.05
Apocynaceae::Vinca Bowles, Periwinkle:This Vinca cultivar has larger leaves, flowers and a more vigorous grower:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):
Salicaceae:salicaceae populus tremuloides:Popple, Trembling Aspen, Quaking Aspen:A fast growing native tree. Important as a source of lumber and food for wild life. Not a lot of ornamental value. ::09.02.02 5.27.05
Rosaceae::Cutleaf Stephanandra:A graceful shrub with arching branches.:(stef-a-NAN-dra)(in-SI-za):03.30.06
Brassicaceae::Lemon Zest Wallflower:A Wallflower with bright yellow flowers. A good companion for Pansies.:(e-RIH-sih-mum):
Pinaceae::Beuronensis Scotch Pine:A slow growing bushy dome shaped Scotch Pine.:(PIE-nus)(sil-VES-tris):
Rosaceae::Theresa Bugent Rugosa Rose:A large heirloom hybrid Rugosa Rose still popular today. Needs space to stretch. Good for naturalistic plantings.:(tear-EES)(boo-nay):
Cycadaceae:cycadaceae cycas revoluta:Sago Palm, King Sago, Cycad:An easy to grow indoor plant. Be ware that it can get large and has sharp prickly leaf bases. Especially after the leaf dies.::5.17.05
Apiaceae::Cow Parsnip, Indian Celery, Indian Rhubarb:A large plant found growing in sun to semi-shaded moist areas.::
Hydrangeaceae::Blue Billow Hydrangea:A compact shrub with light blue lacecap flowers.:(hi-DRAN-gee-ah)(ser-RA-tah):
Oleaceae::Aucubaefolia Lilac:A Lilac with green leaves and golden variegation. Many times the variegation is speckled, like sprayed on with a paint can running out of propellant.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
Rosaceae::Bridal Wreath Spirea:An old time favorite plant still available but has been super seeded by better cultivars. Micheal Dirr describes it as an "Over the hill gang".:(spy-RE-ah)(prune-ni-fo-li-ah):
Poaceae::Nicolus Japanese Forest grass:A form of the Japanese Forst grass that has great fall color.:(hah-koh-neh-KLOH-ah)(MAK-rah):
Polygonaceae:polygonaceae polygonum pensylvanicum:Pennsylvania Smartweed:A member of the Knotweed or Smartweed group of plants.::12.21.01 5.9.05
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae juniperus chinensis blue point:Blue Point Juniper:A medium sized upright Juniper with tight blue-green foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):5.15.05
Hydrangeaceae::Chantilly Lace Hydrangea:An improvement over other H. paniculata cultivars because of white flowers and strong flower stems.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Cupressaceae::Elegant Giant Arborvitae:An broadly pyramidal Western Cedar cultivar.:(thu-ya):
Caryophyllaceae::Frosty Fire Dianthus:A cherry red Dianthus reported to be tolerant of hot weather:(dy-AN-thus)(all-WOOD-ee-eye):
Hydrangeaceae::Fire and Ice Hydrangea, Hydrangea Wim's Red:A Hydrangea paniculata type with flower inflorescence that can change to a deep burgundy color.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Asteraceae::Layia Tidy Tips:A daisy-like yellow flower with white tips on the ray flowers.:(LAY-ee-ah)(plat-ee-GLOS-ah):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta shogun:Hosta Shogun:A medium to large plant with creamy white margined leaves.::4.26.05
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 08:Tazetta Daffodils:The Tazetta Daffodils have many pungent flowers per stem. The fragrance is a musky sweet smell. This group is good for forcing.::03.08.03 47.8.5
Asteraceae::Pink Double Delight Cone Flower:A shorter cone flower with double pink flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Ranunculaceae::Crimson Star Aquilegia:A taller Columbine with red and white flowers.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
Rosaceae::Winnipeg Parks:A very hardy medium sized shrub rose with red to pink flowers.::
Poaceae::Rainbow Fescue, Large Blue Fescue:A large blue-silver colored Fescue.:(fes-TOO-kah):
Betulaceae ::White Satin Birch:An improved cultivar of Birch::
Fabaceae::Dark Dancer Clover, Back Four-leafed Clover, Black Shamrock, Bronze Dutch Clover, :A form of the white clover with dark maroon leaves with a green edge.::
Cupressaceae::Bar Harbor Juniper:A low growing wide spreading ground cover Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis):
Begoniaceae ::Non Stop Begonias:A seed grown variety of tuberous Begonias. Usually grown as an annual.:(be-GON-yuh):
Plantaginaceae::Beardlip Penstemon, Bearded Tongue, Scarlet Bugler:A native plant to the Southwestern part of the USA. Produces vivid red tubular flowers on a slender stalk.:(pen-STE-mon)(bar-BAY-tus):
Begoniaceae:begoniaceae begonia semperflorens:Begonia, Wax Begonia, Fibrous rooted Begonia:A very popular group of annuals that can be grown in full sun or shade. Great in gardens or containers. Give it a bright window and it can be used as a indoor plant during the winter. They are very floriferous.:(be-GON-yuh):4.11.05
Cyperaceae ::Carex elata aurea:A gold leaf tuft forming sedge. this may be the same plant as Bowles Golden Sedge.:(KAIR-ex):
Asteraceae:asteraceae argyranthemum frutescens harvest snow:Argyranthemum Harvest Snow:A cold tolerant plant that produces lots of small white daisy-like flowers on trailing stems.:(ar-ji-RAN-the-mum)(froo-TESS-enz):11.06.03 4.9.5
Poaceae::Tiger Club Corn:A corn plant with variegated leaves. Grown for its ornamental foliage.:(ZEE-uh)(maze):
Solanaceae:solanaceae petunia wave:Wave Petunia:One of the new generations of Petunia's. Very colorful, producing masses of flowers on long, strong stems. Can be used as a ground cover in pots or hanging baskets.::rev7.7.02 6.25.05
Aizoaceae::Fire Spinner Ice Plant:A good plant for the hot dry area of the yard.:(del-oh-SPUR-muh):
Acanthaceae:acanthaceae fittonia verschaffectii red veined:Red Veined Nerve Plant, Painted Net Leaf:A red leaf variety of the nerve plant. :(fit-TOH-neeuh):
Cupressaceae::Danica Arborvitae:A slow growing globular Arborvitae:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Asteraceae:asteraceae tagetes hero:Marigold Hero:An excellent compact French dwarf Marigold.::4.11.5
Caryophyllaceae::Ruby Sparkles :A compact garden Dianthus with reddish colored flowers.:(dye-AN-thus):
Caprifoliaceae::Scarlet Elderberry, American Red Elderberry:This section has information and images of Scarlett Elderberry growing in natural sites.::
Pinaceae::Jakobsen Mugo Pine:Branches form in clumps, revealing the gray branches-like bones-giving 'Jakobsen' an ancient look. :(PIE-nus)(MU-go):
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus nigra:Austrian Pine:One of the better pines for the landscape.:(PY-nus)(NY-grah):5.6.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae chionodoxa sardensis:Glory-of-the-Snow, Glory in the Snow:One of the earliest bulbs to bloom in our area. A great plant to perennialize a spot in the garden.::4.13.02 4.22.05
Bromeliaceae:bromeliaceae guzmania named cultivars:Guzmania Marjan:A yellow bract Guzmania.::04.02.02 4.12.5
Verbenaceae::Blue Princess Verbena:A trailing mildew resistant variety with lavender blue flowers.:(ver-BEE-na):
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon Pygmaeus:A dwarf, prostrate Penstemon that becomes covered with lavender tubular flowers with white throat.:(pen-STAY-mon)(her-su-T-us):
Oleaceae::Triste Barbaro Lilac:A dark purple Lilac.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
Celastraceae::Ivory Jade Euonymus:A mounding variegated Euonymus.::
Crassulaceae::Kalanchoe Maltese Cross:A cultivar of the Velvet leaf plant (K. beharensis) with rippled leaves some of which will turn a bronze-brown color.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae dracaena marginata:Red Edge Draceana, Dracaena marginata:A very popular, somewhat easy to grow plant for the moderate to bright areas. Can become rather large with age.::4.22.05
Lamiaceae::East Freisland Salvia:A truly spectacular and hardy perennial Salvia with spikes of purple flowers.:(SAL-vie-a):
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Berggarten, Berggarten Sage:A gray foliage Sage grown for the color of its foliage.:(SAL-vee-ah)(oh-fiss-ih-NAH-liss):03.06.06
Asteraceae::Sky Blue Aster, Prairie Heart Leaved Aster:A native Aster that works well in gardens.::
Ranunculaceae::Clematis viticella group, Virginas Bower:A group of Clematis with bell shaped nodding flowers that are hardy and easy to grow.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Malvaceae::Sweet Caroline Hardy Hibiscus:A newer hardy Hibiscus cultivar with bright pink flowers.::
Rosaceae::Skogholm Cotoneaster, Skogholm Bearberry:A low growing vigorous shrub good as a ground cover or cascading over walls.:(ko-tone-EE-aster):
Primulaceae ::Oxlip Primula, Oxlip Primrose:A short Primula with yellow flowers good for the shaded moist areas of the garden.:(prim-UU-la), (PRIM-eu-la):
Fumariaceae::White Corydalis, Fumewort :A flowering plant grows very similar to the Yellow Corydalis.:(ko-RI-dal-is):
Geraniaceae::Peppermint Scented Geranium, Penny Royal Pelargonium:A large sprawling, fast growing Geranium with soft velvety textures leaves and a strong mint scent::04.12.06
Agavaceae:agavaceae yucca filamentosa:Yucca, Adams Needle:Plants mostly associate with the southwest but this species is fully hardy to zone #5. It has a spectacular floral display each June. I use 2 groups by the bottom of my driveway and they are showstoppers.::5.8.5
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Bertram Anderson:A more up right and branched form of the species plant. Good for rock gardens, raised areas and containers. An improvement over Vera Jameson, with darker foliage and sturdier habit.::
Solanaceae::Sparkler Ornamental Pepper:An ornamental Pepper with lots of variegation on the foliage. Fruit are hot.:(KAP-sih-kum) (AN-yoo-um):
Iridaceae::Emily McKenzie Crocosmia:A Crocosmia with orange petals and reddish blotched sepals.:(kroh-KOZ-mee-uh):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae juniperus virginiana:Red Cedar:A native conifer that once was the main wood used in the manufacture of pencils. Even though it is erroneously called a Cedar (Thuja) it is a Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(ver-jin-ee-A-na):5.17.05
Asteraceae ::Gaillardia Tokajer:An ever-blooming Gaillardia with marmalade orange-brown daisy like flower.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):
Asteraceae::Ligularia Othello:A big and bold perennial that prefers cool, moist, shaded sites. The key words are cool-moist and shaded.:(lig-yew-LAYER-ee-a)(den-TAH-ta):09.22.05
Fagaceae::Allegheny Chinkapin:A small tree or large shrub produces an edible Chestnut.::
Rosaceae::Sorbaria fallax:Sorbaronia fallax (Rosaceae) is an intergeneric hybrid seedling found in Connecticut.::
Campanulaceae::Campanula Takion Blue:A sturdy compact plant producing strong stems of blue bell-shaped flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(per-sis-i-FO-lee-ah):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela florida pink poppet:Weigela Pink Poppet:A small Weigela reaching only 3 by 4 feet that is covered with light pink flowers at the end of May.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae viburnum dentatum:Arrowwood Viburnum:A medium to tall, medium spreading shrub growing best in full sun but will tolerate some shade.:(vy-BER-num)(den-TAH-tum):4.12.05
Pinaceae::Red Pine, Norway Pine Hard Pine, Northern Pine:A large conifer harvested for lumber.:(PIE-nus)(rez-in-OH-sa):
Asteraceae::False Sunflower Sunburst, Sunburst Heliopsis:A medium sized variegated plant with golden yellow flowers. Grows best in full sun.:(hee-lee-OP-sis)(hee-lee-anth-OI-deez):
Lamiaceae::Big Blonde:A large growing Coleus with yellow leaves, red stems and petioles.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez:
Cupressaceae::Shimpaku Juniper Gold:A irregular vase shaped Juniper with gold foliage. Most sources list this as an excellent Bonsai plant.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Fagaceae::Chenes Chestnut variety, Dwarf Korean Chestnut:Very difficult to find any information on this plant. The name I applied is the one listed on the label at the botanical gardens.:(kas-TA-nee-a):
Caryophyllaceae::Yo Yo Snow in the Summer:A shorter more restrained version of Snow in the Summer.:(se-RAS-ti-um)(toe-men-TOE-sum):
Anacardiaceae::Prairie Flame Shining Sumac:A Sumac that has brilliant fall foliage color.:(rhoos)(ko-pal-LI-na):
Poaceae::Gold Bar Miscanthus:AN upright, slow growing grass with distinct gold bars.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Asteraceae::Milkshake Coneflower:A double white coneflower.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Lamiaceae ::Lamium White Nancy:The white flower version of Beacon Silver. Received a 3.5 out of four rating at the Chicago Botanic Gardens Lamium trials.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae saxifraga stolonifera:Mother-of-Thousands, Strawberry Begonia, Stramberry Geranium:A relatively easy plant to grow. It produces many strawberry-like runners from the mother plant. Each runner will produce a small plantlet. Grows best in bright to moderate conditions light.::6.17.05
Rutaceae:rutaceae zanthoxylum americanum:Prickly Ash, Toothache Tree, Wait-abit, Sting Tongue, Hercules Club :A large shrub or small tree. Most parts of the plant have a lemon-like odor. Basically a native plant and not used much in the landscape.::11.25.03 5.27.05
Campanulaceae::Sky Lobelia:A Lobelia with bright, clear blue flowers. Lobelia is really a tender perennial grown as an annual.:(lo-BEE-li-ah):
Lamiaceae ::Variegated Obedient Plant, Variegated False Dragonhead:A variegated Obedient plant with rosy pink flowers. Can become aggressive if grown in rich moist soils.:(fi-so-STEE-ji-ah)(ver-jin-i-A-na):
Cyperaceae::Carex Blue ZInger:A slow spreading mounding blue foliage sedge.:(KAIR-ex):
Cercidiphyllaceae::Kastura Tree, Kasturatree:A large growing tree. Can become wide spreading with multiple stems from the base.:(ser-si-di-FIL-um)(ja-PON-i-kum):
Geraniaceae::White Bigroot Geranium:A white flowering form of the Geranium macrorrhizum Geranium.::
Asteraceae::Wreath Goldenrod, Blue Stemmed Goldenrod; Axillary Goldenrod; Woodland Goldenrod:An unusual Goldenrod with wavy yellow flower spikes and purple stems.::
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea glauca haal:Haal Dwarf White Spruce:One if not the best blue dwarf White Spruce cultivars.:(PI-see-AH)(glaw-cah) :5.6.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae tulipa darwin hybrids:Darwin Hybrid Tulips:The Darwin Hybrid Tulips produce perfectly shaped flowers on strong stems, blooming midseason. The foliage is thick and vigorous.::03.21.03 4.12.05
Oleaceae::Suwan Gold Forsythia:A hardy gold leaf Forsythia with clear yellow flowers.:(for-SITH-i-ah)(vir-i-DIS-i-ma):
Rosaceae::Purple Flowering Raspberry, Thimbleberry:A shrubby wild flower with large rose-purple flowers and edible fruit.::
Buxaceae:buxaceae pachysandra procumbens:Alleghany Pachysandra, Alleghany Spurge:A not often used relative of the more common Pachysandra terminalis. A good deciduous to semi-evergreen ground cover for the shaded areas of the landscape::4.12.05
Oleaceae::Monge Lilac:A common Lilac cultivar with single red-purple flowers.::
Cupressaceae ::Little Gem Arborvitae:A dense, dwarf globe Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Cactaceae::Plains Prickly Pear, Twist Spine Prickly Pear:A Cactus that is hardy to zone #5. :(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
Apiaceae:umbelliferae aegopodium podagraria variegatum:Goutweed, Bishop's Weed:A very aggressive, adaptable and persistent plant. Should be used where it can be contained. Medium tall plant for the full sun to shaded areas of the garden.::7.03.05
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium hortorum emerald gem:Emerald Gem Geraniums:A Geraniums with chartreuse leaves and red orange flowers. A tender perennial grown as an annual.::4.18.05
Rosaceae::Blanc Double De Coubert rugosa Rose:A heritage Rose withsemi double white flowers:(ROE-sah)(roo-GO-sah):
Ranunculaceae ::Blue Valley Monks Hood:A cultivar of the common Monks Hood.:(ak-CO-nie-tum)(na-PEL-lus):09.23.05
Ranunculaceae::Yunnan Meadow-rue:Fluffy flowers with lilac to white petals and pale yellow stamens atop wiry stems.:(tha-LICK-trum)(de-la-VAY-ee):5.11.05
Polypodiaceae::Tiger Fern:A Boston Fern type plant with yellow variegation of the pinnae of the fronds.:(nef-roh-LEP-iss)(eks-all-TAY-tuh) :
Asteraceae::Tassel Flower Irish Poet:Produces small tassel-like orange flowers on long wiry stems.:(e-MEE-lee-a)((juh-VAHN-ih-kuh)):
Pinaceae::Wilsons Spruce:A needled evergreen tree.:(PI-see-AH):
Liliaceae ::Hosta nigrescens Elatior:A large shiny green leaf Hosta with flower scapes reaching in excess of 6 feet.::
Polemoniaceae::Garden Phlox Salmon Beauty:A garden Phlox with Salmon colored flowers.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Lamiaceae::Summer Sunshine Teucrium:A shrubby perennial with yellow spring foliage fading to chartreuse in the summer::
Portulacaceae::Candy Flower, Siberian Spring Beauty, Siberian Miner's Lettuce, Pink Purslane):A wild flower found growing in the Pacific northwest of USA.::
Poaceae::Blond Ambition Side-Oats Grama:An cultivar of Side-Oats Grama with chartreuse flowers instead of purple and a blonde colored seed heads.::
Asteraceae ::Blue Horizon Ageratum:A larger Ageratum with blue to purplish blue flowers.:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
Pinaceae ::R. Kluis Blue Spruce:A slow growing blue Spruce cultivar.::
Phormiaceae ::Wings of Gold Phormium:An Yucca-like plant with green leaves having a yellow variegation.::
Malvaceae::Double Pink Hollyhock:A Hollyhock with large soft pink apricot flowers.:(al-SEE-a)(Ro-see-a):
Oleaceae:::::
Asteraceae::Erigeron Double Beauty , Fleabane, Daisy Fleabane:An Erigeron with double flowers in blues and purples.:(er-RIG-er-on):
Fabaceae:leguminosae caragana arborescens walkers:Walker Weeping Peashrub:An interesting specimen plant for gardens. A variety of the Siberian Pea. :(kare-ah-Ga-na)(are-bo-RES-enz):06.17.03 4.22.05
Fabaceae::Purple Robe Black Locust:A Black Locust with violet purple flowers.:(roe-BIN-nee-uh)(sue-doe-uh-KAY-shuh):
Ranunculaceae::Anemone Harmony Blue:A dwarf Anemone with blue poppy-like flowers. Blooms in the spring and will go dormant as the hot weather approaches.:(a-NEM-o-nee):
Juncaceae::Corkscrew Rush, Spiral Rush:People are attracted to this plant and want to touch the Corkscrew shaped leaves. Likes lots of moisture.:(JUN-kus)(eh-FYOO-sus)(speer-AL-is):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium sanquineum:Bloody Cranesbill:A short, medium spreading perennial for the full sun to semi-shaded area of the yard.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um):4.18.05
Asteraceae:asteraceae helenium autumnale:Sneezeweed:A plant common to moist areas. It produces hundreds of yellow daisy-like flowers in the late summer through early autumn.::04.03.02
Euphorbiaceae::Helena Blush Euphorbia:Helena has gray green leaves with a white cream variegated. :(yew-FOR-bee-ah):
Rosaceae::Candymint Ornamental Crab Apple:A small wide spreading Ornamental Crabapple tree.::
Fagaceae ::Scarlet Oak, Spanish Oak, Black Oak:A medium to large Oak with scarlett fall coloration.:(Kwer-kus):
Liliaceae::Blue Cadet Hosta:A medium size Hosta with dark bluish green leaves.::
Garden:mixed garden scenes bulbs tulip:Gardens with Tulips.:Images of tulips growing in an among other plants.::4.7.5
Fumariaceae::Valentine Bleeding Heart:Valentine Bleeding Heart has redder flowers than the old fashion type. Also the foliage is darker green with a plum accent color.:(dy-SEN-tra)(spek-Tah-bi-lis):
Pinaceae::Bristlecone Pine:Some of the oldest tree living today are Bristle cone Pines. This species may be the same as Pinus aristata.::
Amaranthaceae ::Iresine Blazin Rose:A stunning foliage selection. Bushy & vigorous with stunning foliage colors. Good for 1/2 day and partial shade areas of the garden and patio.:(eh-ri-SEE-nay)(herb-sti-ee):
Euphorbiaceae::Snow on the Mountain, :A showy variegated Euphorbia.:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium hortorum variegated geraniums:Variegated Geraniums:A photo album of variegated Geraniums. :: 02.21.03 4.18.05
Crassulaceae::Bon Bon Sedum:The deep pink flowers contrast nicely with the chocolate foliage.::
Aceraceae::Nuresagi Japanese Maple, Wet Heron Japanese Maple:An upright Japanese Maple with burgundy colored leaves.:(AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
Iridaceae::Variegated Japanese Iris:A good plant for the full sun wet areas of the garden.::
Primulaceae:primulaceae dodecatheon meadia photo album:Shooting Star Photo Album:A photo album of Shooting Star (Dodecatheon media) growing in the wild.::06.16.03 5.10.05
Asparagaceae::Golden Bird's Nest Sansevieria:A birds nest form with golden yellow leaves.:(san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(try-fask-ee-AH-tuh):
Lamiaceae::Salvia Hot Lips Little Leaf Salvia Hot Lips:A Salvia from Mexico with red to red-white bicolor flowers. Beaware of the fact that most online nurseries selling this plant only show an image of the bicolor. When in reality this seems to only occur during the cooler times of the growing season.::
Bromeliaceae::Nidularium rutilans var. rosulatum:Forms a rosette of dark green leaves with the inflorescence in the center.::
Asteraceae::China Aster:A good annual for cut flowers.::
Dryopteridaceae::Lady Fern, European Lady Fern:An easy to grow fern with lacy twice cut fronds.::04.20.06
Leguminaceae::Sweet Pea:An heirloom vine that is still popular in the modern garden.:(la-THI-rus)(o-do-RA-tus):
Ericaceae::April Mist Rhododendron:A smaller Rhododendron with white lavender tinged flowers. :(roh-do-DEN-dron):
Campanulaceae:campanulaceae campanula glomerata:Campanula Joan Elliot, Joan Elliot Clustered Bellflower:A medium growing perennial with showy clusters of violet flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(GLOM-er-ah-ta):08.22.03 4.12.05
Ranunculaceae::Rananculus Bloomingdale series:A dwarf Ranunculus with over 9 different colors. Flowers remind me of small Peony flowers made out of tissue paper. Grown as a tender perennial in colder regions.:(ra-NUN-ku-lus)(a-see-AT-ee-kus):
Scrophulariaceae:scrophulriaceae veronica incanna minuet:Veronica Minuet:A 12-18" plant for the full sun area of the garden. Has gray foliage with soft pink flowers.:(veh-RON-ih-kuh)(in-KAN-nuh):07.30.03 6.24.05, a
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja occidentalis yellow ribbon:Yellow Ribbon Arborvitae:A pyramidal Arborvitae with yellow foliage throughout the entire year.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):12.01.01, 09.27.03 5.17.05
Rosaceae::Schurbert Chokecherry, Purple Leaf Chokecherry:A hardy purple leaf Chokecherry tree.:(PRUU-nus)(ver-jin-ee-A-na):
Boraginaceae ::Pulmonaria photo album:A photo album of different types of Pulmonaria.::
Iridaceae::Montbretia, Crocosmia Lucifer:An interesting fiery red flowering plant. Grows from a corm like a Gladiolus. A real show stopper in my garden.:(kroh-KOZ-mee-uh):
Rubiaceae:rubiaceae cephalanthus occidentalis:Buttonbush, Common Buttonbush, Button-willow, Honey-bells:A plant that likes moist areas and has an unusual button-like flower.:(sef-uh-LAN-thus)(ok-sih-den-TAY-liss):5.27.05
Dryopteridaceae::Ghost Fern, Ghost Lady Fern:An unusual fern with "ghostly" silvery white fronds.:(a-THI-ree-um)(nip-pon-IK-cum):
Crassulaceae::Pink Frills Echeveria:Pink Frills forms a rosette of bluish succulent leaves with a pink tinge.:(ech-e-VER-i-a):
Polygonaceae::Great White Fleece Flower; Giant Fleece Flower:A large perennial reaching 5 feet by 5 feet or more with large panicles of creamy white flowers.:(per-si-KAR-ee-ah):
Asteraceae::Polar Bear Zinnia:A white dahlia flower type Zinnia.:(zin-EE-a)(EL-e-genz):
Hydrangeaceae::Samantha Silver Leaves Hydrangea:A Hydrangea with white undersides to the leaves.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Alliaceae::Garlic Chives:A plant very similar to the more common Chives (Allium schoenoprasum) except it has white flowers. Grown for both culinary and ornamental purposes.::
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae crassula argentea:Jade:An easy to grow, popular succulent plant.::5.15.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta patriot:Hosta Patriot:A very popular medium Hosta. The leaves are dark green in the center with a wide white margin. One of the best white variegated Hosta available.::4.26.05
Iridaceae::Dwarf Iris:The shortest and earliest blooming of the Bearded Iris.::03.16.06
Araceae::Silver Queen Chinese Evergreen, Aglaonema Silver Queen:A colorful tried and true Aglaonema cultivar.::
Saxifragaceae::Little Visions in Purple Astilbe:An Astilbe with purple pink flowers.:(a-STIL-bee):
Araceae:araceae philodendron prince of orange:Prince of Orange Philodendron:An easy plant to grow in bright to moderate light conditions. Small plants have very orange foliage, the older plants foliage is a reddish orange. ::rev.01.23.03 4.5.8
Fabaceae::Appalachian Red Redbud:A Redbud cultivars with bright pink buds. Brighter than species.:(SER-cis)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja occidentalis cristata crested:Thuja cristata Argenteovariegata::(thu-ya):5.17.05
Asteraceae::Sombrero Hot Coral Coneflower:A seed strain of Coneflowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Lamiaceae ::Lavender Melissa:A different cultivar in which the white flowers turn to pink.:(lav-AN-dew-lah) (an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):
Berberidaceae:berberidaceae berberis cultivars:Concord Barberry:A dwarf compact red leaf Barberry. Reported to be an improved form of Pygmy Crimson Barberry.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-BER-jee-a):4.11.05
Caprifoliaceae::Briant Rubidor Weigela, Olympiade Weigelia, :A bright yellow to chartreuse colored plant with red flower.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Asclepiadaceae::Butterfly Weed, Pleurisy Flower, Chigger Flower, Indian Paint Brush, Orange Milkweed:A native prairie plant with brilliant orange flowers. Great for hot dry poor soil areas.:(as-KLEE-pi-as)(tuu-be-ROW-sa):
Lamiaceae::Salvia Blue Hills:A bluer and more compact perennial Salvia.:(SAL-vie-a):
Lamiaceae ::Summer Savory, Savory:A herb native to the Mediterranean. ::
Saxifragaceae::Maggie Daley Astilbe:An Astilbe with lavender purple flowers.:(as-STIL-bee)(chi-NEN-sis):
Liliaceae::Guinea Hen Flower, Fritillaria, Snakes Head, Checkered Lily, Sullen Lady, Leper's Bell:A medium size plant bearing 1-2 white bell-shaped, pendant flowers per plant:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh):Liliaceae
Fabaceae::Bluebonnet, Texas bluebonnet, Texas lupine, Buffalo clover, Wolf-flower:A lupine with blue flowers and is the Texas state flower. Growing requirements are very different than the hybrid Lupines we grow in our gardens.:(luu-PIE-nus)(teck-SEN-sis) :
Apiaceae::Abbey Road Masterwort, Abbey Road Astrantia:A deep colored Masterwort with purplish red flowers.:(a-STRAN-tee-a)(m-A-jor):
Ranunculaceae::Fremont's Leather Flower, Fremont's Crowfoot:A non climbing Clematis with nodding bell shaped flowers. Grows best in well drained soils such as in rock gardens.::
Fabaceae::Pygmy Peashrub:A much smaller version of the Siberian Peashrub.:(kar-uh-GAN-uh):
Araliaceae::Russian Ivy:An evergreen woody vine growing similar to the more common English Ivy.:(HED-er-uh):
Berberidaceae ::Young's Barrenwort:A long lasting ground cover for the shaded to semi-shaded areas of the garden. Produces many clear white flowers.:{ep-MEE-dee-um)(yun-gee-AYE-num):4.30.05
Fabaceae::Royal White Redbud:Reported to be one of the best white blooming Redbud.:(SER-cis)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
Asteraceae::Route 66 Coreopsis:A verticillata type Coreopsis. Flowers have a red eye and red pigment bleeds irregularly into the rest of the flower. :(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Asteraceae::Paprika Yarrow:A hybrid Achillea with Paprika red flowers.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Asteraceae::St. Mary's Thistle, Blessed Thistle, Milk Thistle:Looks like and feels like a thistle with interesting marbled variegated prickly foliage. A tender perennial treated as an annual in colder climates.::02.24.06
Campanulaceae::Great Blue Lobelia, Blue Cardinal Flower:A native Prairie plant found in moist to wet sites.::
Polemoniaceae::Phlox Volcano series:A series of garden Phlox with large clusters of flowers. Very tolerant but not entirely impervious to mildew:(floks)(pa nic ew LAH ta):
Scrophulariaceae:scrophulariaceae diascia:Diascia Sun Chimes:A pink/peach Diascia that produced flowers all summer in my containers.:(di-AS-SHE-ah)(BAR-ber-ee):6.24.05
Cyperaceae::Fiber Optics Grass, Nodding Scripus:A interesting moisture loving plant with tiny flowers on the end of thin grass-like foliage. The plant resembles the "fiber optic" toys bought at sporting events, concerts, etc.:(SKIR-pus)(SHER-noo-us):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium hortorum dwarf:Dwarf Geraniums:This data sections contains pictures of the Dwarf or miniature Geraniums. Tender perennials grown as annuals.:(pe-lar-GO-nee-um):4.18.05
Labiatae::Hyssop:A plant with ornamental, culinary and medicinal uses.:(hi-SO-pus):
:bird 's stuff::Our feathered friends don't always take up residence in these structures but they still add interesting ornamentation to the garden. Other bird things are included.::4.5.5
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Biokovo Karmina::(jer-AY-nee-um)(kan-tuh-brij-ee-EN-see):
Pinaceae::Pendulous Blue Spruce, Weeping Blue Spruce:A dwarf Blue Spruce forming an irregular pendulous growth form.:(PY-see-uh)(PUN-gens):
Campanulaceae::Hakone Balloon Flower:A taller Balloon flower. Received a 4 out of 4 rating by the Chicago Botanic Gardens plant trials.:(plat-ee-KO-don) (gran-dih-FLOR-us):
Primulaceae::Primula Blaue Auslese:A cultivar of the Drumstick Primula:(PRIM-eu-la)(den-tik-ew LAH-ta):
Cupressaceae::Cristata Arento-variegated Arborvitae:A smaller Arborvitae having dark green with creamy yellow tips foliage.:(Thoo-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Saxifragaceae::Frosted Violet Heuchera, Frosted Violet Coral Bells:A vigorous purple leaf Heuchera.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Lamiaceae ::Common Betony, Wood Betony:Produces a basal mound of foliage with pink flowers on tall stiff stalks.:(STA-kiss)(o-fis-i-NAL-is):
Plumbaginaceae::Cottontail Sea Thrift:A Sea Thrift with globes of white flowers.:(ar-MEER-i-ah):
Rosaceae:rosaceae fragaria lipstick:Lipstick Alpine Strawberry:A rapid spreading ground cover for the full to part sun areas of the garden. Needs moist well drained soil.:(frag-AY-ree-uh):5.14.05
Papaveraceae::Whirlwind Poppy, Whirl Wind Poppy:A Poppy with orange flowers and 4 dark markings on the petals.:(pa-PA-ver):
Saxifragaceae::Bressingham Beauty Astillbe:A tall late blooming Astilbe with erect pink blossoms:(a-STIL-bee):
Magnoliaceae::Kobus Magnolia:A small to large tree with white flowers in April.:(mag-NO-lee-uh):
Haloragaceae::Wellington Bronze Seaberry, Wellington Bronze Halorais, Shrubby Haloragis'Wellington Bronze':A small plant grown for the bronze foliage.::
Saxifragaceae::Stoplight Foamy Bells, Stoplight Heucherella:The bright yellow foliage with blood-red bleeding around the veins creates an eye catching space in the shaded garden.::
Asteraceae::Marsh Blazing Star, Dense Blazing Star:A tall spiked flowering plant that likes moisture sites::
Magnoliaceae::Sunsation Magnolia:A yellow Magnolia that blooms late avoiding late frosts.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Pinaceae:pinaceae larix kaempferi pendula:Pendula Japanese Larch:A weeping form of the Japanese Larch.:(LAR-iks)(KEM-fer-eye):5.3.05
Malvaceae::Blue Satin Hibiscus, Blue Satin Rose of Sharon:A Hibiscus with an unusual blue colored flower. One of the last shrubs to bloom in the garden.::
Saxifragaceae::Heuchera Encore, Encore Coralbells:A vigorus compact Heuchera white flowers.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta halcyon:Hosta Halcyon:One of the best know and most popular Hosta's of the Tardiana group. A medium sized plant with excellent blue foliage and heavy substance::7-28-01 4.24.05
Ericaceae::Lemon Lights Rhododendron:A cultivar of the Northern Lights series of Rhododendron with lemon yellow flowers.:(roo-do-DEN-dron):
Euphorbiaceae::Caper Spurge, Mole Plant, Gopher Purge:An annual Euphorbia reported to repel moles, voles and gophers. :(yew-FOR-bee-ah)(LA-thih-ris):
Araceae::Thailand Giant Elephant Ears:An extremely large strain of Colocasia gigantea.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(jy-GAN-tee-uh):
Sapindaceae::Golden Rain Tree, Panicled Golden Rain Tree, Shower Tree, Pride of India, Varnish Tree:A fast growing medium size tree with yellow flowers in July followed by ornamental seed pods.:(kol-ro-TE-ri-ah)(pan-ik-uu-LA-ta):
Anacardiaceae::Royal Purple Smoke Bush:A purple leaf cultivar of the Smokebush. :(ko-TI-nus)(ko-GIG-ri-a):4.8.5
Amaranthaceae::Globe Amaranth:A tough plant with clover-like flowers coming in a wide range of colors. Flowers are excellent for cutting and easily dried.:(gom-FREE-na)(glo-BO-sa).:05.30.06
Araceae::Philodendron:This section contains pictures of Philodendron's that I am not sure of their genealogy?::4.9.5
Aspleniaceae ::Osaka Birds Nest Fern, Japanese Birds Nest Fern:A fern that looks similar to the more common Bird Nest Fern but has wavy "lasagna-like" leaves.::
Primulaceae::Baby Cyclamen, Hardy Cyclamen, Cyclamen hederifolium:One of the more hardy and reliable species of Cyclamen.:(SIK-lah-men)(hed-er-ih-FOE-lee-um):
Asteraceae::Aster Hulk, China Aster:The flowers of this plant are totally different from other Asters.::05.14.06
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja occidentalis rheingold:Rheingold Arborvitae:This medium size shrub has a chameleon effect. In the summer it is a bright golden yellow color and in the winter it turns to an old gold or coppery bronze color.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):12.08.01 5.17.05
Betulaceae::Cut leaf Alder, Royal Alder, Fern Leaf Alder:An Alder with deeply cut leaves giving a ferny appearance to the tree.:(AL-nus)(glue-ti-NO-sa):
Amaranthaceae:amaranthaceae celosia argentea plumosa new look:Celosia New Look:A extremely dark red type with purple-red foliage. This plant is an AAS winner::rev6.02.02, 4.8.5
::Daylily Gardens:Gardens of Daylilies::
Ranunculaceae::Purple and Violet Tree Peony:Peony that grow on woody stems and do not die back to the ground like herbaceous Peony::
Poaceae::Skyracer Moor grass:An ornamental grass with tall flower scapes rising above the dense mound of foliage. I have seen this grass producing excellent fall color.:(moh-LIN-ee-ah):
Rosaceae::Cumulus Serviceberry:This plant can be considered a small tree or a large shrub. Has white flowers in the early spring followed by edible fruit. Grows best in the semi-shade, moist sites but tolerates average sites.:(am-e-LANG-key-er):
Rosaceae:rosaceae aruncus aethusifolius:Dwarf Goats Beard, Miniature Goats Beard.:Most gardeners are use to seeing the Goats Beard (Aruncus) in our gardens reaching 3-6 feet tall. This Korean native reaches less than 1 foot tall.:(ah-RUN-kus):5.11.05
Poaceae::Karley Rose Fountain Grass:A medium size ornamental grass with rosy flower inflorescence. An improved cultivar with fuller flowers.:(penn-i-SEE-tum)(or-ee-en-TAY-lee):
Vitaceae:vitaceae parthenocissus quinquefolia monham:Star Showers Virginia Creeper:A rapid growing vine with white paint splattered variegated leaves.:(par-then-oh-SIS-us):4.25.05
Taxodiaceae::Emerald Peak Yew:A pyramidal Yew with good resistance to winter burn.:(TAX-us):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Goldilocks, Sedum selskianum:Forms a tight hummock with yellow flowers.::
Asteraceae::Fiesta Del Sol Mexican Sunflower, Tithonia Mexican Sunflower:One of the first dwarf Mexican Sunflowers.:(tih-THO-nee-a)(ro-tun-dih-FOL-ia):
Rosaceae::Sargent's Cherry, Yama Cherry, North Japanese Hill Cherry:A flowering, medium size rounded tree.:(PRUU-nus)(sar-JEN-tea-eye):
Asteraceae:compositae lactuca scariola:Prickly Lettuce:A yellow flowering plant that many consider to be a thistle.::7-14-01, 06.02.02 4.16.05
Rosaceae::Nordic Carpet Cotoneaster:A low growing shrub with glossy green leaves and white flowers.:(ko-tone-EE-aster)(DAM-eri):
Rosaceae::Meadowsweet Aurea, Filipendula ulmaria Aurea:A Filipendula cultivar grown more for its yellow foliage than the flowers.:(fil-i-PEN-du-la)(ul-MAH-ree-ah):
Saxifragaceae::Cinnamon Curls Coral Bells, Dolce Cinnamon Curls Coral Bells:A Coral Bell with dissected ruffled edge cinnamon colored foliage.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Lamiaceae::Elfin Thyme:A diminutive creeping Thyme with tiny light purple flowers. A good plant for creeping in the cracks and crevices of flagstone. :(THY-mus) (ser-FIL-lum):
Scrophulariaceae::Waterperry Blue Veronica:A low growing free flowering plant.:(ve-RON-i-ka):7.2.05
Hydrangeaceae::Blizzard Lewis Mockorange, Blizzard Mockorange:A hardy compact Mockorange. ::
Campanulaceae::Cardinal Flower:A native wild flower that preforms well in normal soil conditions but thrives in moist to wet sites in full sun.:(low-BEE-li-a)(kar-di-NAL-is):
Lamiaceae::Patio Blue Salvia:A cultivar of the Gentiana Salvia with dark blue flowers.:(sal-VEE-a)(PA-tenz):
Rosaceae::The Apothecary’s Rose, The Rose of Provins, Red Rose of Lancaster, Double French Rose:One of the oldest Rose's in cultivation and still is used today. Has been used for many different medical purposes.::
Hemerocallidaceae::Catherine Woodbury Daylily:One of the first orchid pink Daylilies to be introduced. A diploid dormant type of Daylily.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
Rosaceae::Korean Meadowsweet:A newer plant discovered at the base of a waterfall in Korea.:(fil-i-PEN-du-la):
Liliaceae:liliaceae tulipa lily flowering:Lily Flowering Tulips:Lily-flowering Tulips produce single flowers with long reflexed petals and is a late bloomer. There is a limited amount of varieties in this division.::03.21.03, 4.12.05
Oleaceae::Beauty of Moscoe:A double white Lilac with a tinge of pink.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
Anacardiaceae:anacardiaceae cotinus coggygria:Smoke Bush:A group of tall, medium to wide, spreading shrubs. The main attraction of is their puffy growth that forms with the flowers, hence the name "Smoke Bush".:(ko-TI-nus)(ko-GIG-ri-a):4.8.5
Fabaceae::Lydia Broom, Lydian Broom, Lydia Woadwaxen:A small shrub with masses of electric yellow flowers. Best grown in full sun, dry gardens.:(je-NIS-tah)(LIE-dee-ah):
Cannaceae ::Canna photo album:::
Fabaceae::Morello Cherry Lupine:A tall Lupine with deep cherry flowers. :(luu-PIE-nus)(re-GAY-liss) :
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae tolmiea menziesii:Piggyback Plant, Youth-on-age, Thousand Mothers:A nifty, easy to grow plant. It has the peculiarity of producing a new little plant, "Piggyback" at the junction of the leaf petiole and blade.:(TOL-mee-uh)(menz-ESS-ee-eye) :7-13-01, 3.5.03, 4.12.05
Asteraceae::Pyrethrum Painted Daisy, Persian Chrysanthemum:A red daisy-like flower.:(tan-uh-SEE-tum)(kok-SIN-ee-um):
Malvaceae::Jazzberry Jam Hibiscus:A newer hardy Hibiscus cultivar with bright magenta-pink flowers.::
Poaceae::Japanese Striped Corn:A Corn cultivar with colored striped foliage. The variety I observed was a solid purple color.:(ZEE-uh)(maze):
Rosaceae::Showy Mesplius, Mediar, Medlar Tree, Hosedoup, Open Arse:A small garden tree that produces an edible fruit.:(MES-pi-lus)(jer-MAN-i-ka):
Rosaceae::Scarlet Leader Cotoneaster, Scarlet Leader Willowleaf Cotoneaster:A low ground hugging shrub, developing purple red fall foliage.:(ko-tone-EE-aster)(sal-is-i-Fo-li-us):
Lamiaceae::Salvia May Night:A truly spectacular and hardy perennial Salvia.:(SAL-vee-a) :01.23.96
Rosaceae:rosaceae cotoneaster divaricatus:Spreading Cotoneaster:A medium size mounding Cotoneaster. Can be used as a hedge.:(ko-tone-EE-aster):02.01.04
Poaceae ::Goliath Miscanthus, Goliath Japanese Silver Grass:A large growing ornamental grass with flower heads 2-3 feet above the foliage.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Malvaceae:malvaceae alcea rosea:Hollyhock:A tall growing old fashion plant that has had a resurgence of interest. Hollyhock are biennials.:(al-SEE-a)(Ro-see-a):01.12.03 4.27.05
Lamiaceae::Basal Lemon, Lemon Basal:A herb with a good lemon scent. Both leaves and flowers are used.:(OSS-ih-mum):
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Elizabeth:A yellow flowering Magnolia, flowering before the leaves uncurl.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Liliaceae:liliaceae dracaena godseffiana florida beauty:Florida Beauty Dracaena:A plant for the bright to moderate lit areas of the house. The leaves can have so much white and yellow that only a little green will show through. A very colorful plant.::4.22.05
Plumbaginaceae:plumbaginaceae armeria maritima:Common Thrift, Sea Pink:A good early blooming plant for the dry rock garden areas of the garden.::11.29.03 5.7.05
Asteraceae ::Calico Aster, Starved Aster, One sided aster:A compact Aster laterfolius with purple to coppery foliage.:(as-TER)(lat-er-i-FLO-rus):
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae aquilegia vulgaris heidi:Columbine Heidi, Aquilegia Heidi:An outstanding Columbine with pink blossums.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):5.12.05
Juncaceae::Blue Arrows Rush, Blue Arrows Juncus:A nice accent plant with stiff upright gray-blue leaves.:(JUN-kus)(in-FLEX-us) :
Bignoniaceae::Minnesota Red Trumpet Vine:A Trumpet Vine cultivar with red to deep red flowers.:(KAMP-sis)(Rad-i-cans):
Primulaceae ::Cowslip Primula, Cowslip Primrose:An English wildflower that makes a nice early blooming garden perennial.::
Asteraceae:compositae zinnia angustiolia photo ablum:Zinnia Phoenix:::
Pinaceae::Dragon Spruce cultivar:A blue needled form of the Dragon Spruce.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae asparagus densiflorus meyeri:Aspargus Fern Meyeri, Aspargus Fern Foxtail:A easy to grow compact form of the more common Asparagus Fern Sprengeri.:(ass-SPAR-uh-gus)(den-sif-FLOR-us):4.22.05
Lamiaceae::Salvia Amethyst:Salvia Amethyst flowers have a lilac to soft pink color.:(SAL-vee-a):
Cupressaceae ::Blue Mountain Juniper:A broad spreading Juniper with blue foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(ver-jin-ee-A-na):11.28.05
Asteraceae::Pooh Dahlia:A collaterette type of Dahlia with with 3.5 inch orange yellow bicolor flower.:(DAHL-ya) :
Ranunculaceae::Meadow Rue, Columbine Meadow Rue:A very ornamental medium to tall, medium spreading perennial with airy lilac flowers.:(tha-LICK-trum)(a-kwi-LEEG-i-fo-lee-um) :5.11.05
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Spinners:A rather large rambling hardy Geranium with purple to blue flowers.::
Araliaceae::English Ivy used outdoors:If you live in hardiness zone #5 English Ivy comes as a hardy perennial and some that are tender perennials. Either of these can be used outdoors during the summer in containers and than brought in the house an grown as a foliage plant during the winter:(HEAD-er-uh)(HEE-licks):
Hydrangeaceae::Phantom Hydrangea:Phantom has some of the largest flowers of the H. paniculata cultivars.:(hy-DRAIN-juh)(pan-ick-yoo-LAY-tuh):
Malvaceae:malvaceae abutilon theophrasti:Velvetleaf, Butterprint, Piemaker:A tall growing plant that is considered a noxious weed in many areas.:(ab-YEW-tih-lon):rev 8.03.02 4.27.05
Boraginaceae::White For Get Me Not:A spring blooming plant producing masses of tiny white flowers. Tends to be more perennial from the production of seeds as opposed to over wintering of the mother plant.:(my-oh-SO-tis)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Hydrophyllaceae::Baby Blue Eyes Nemophila:An annual with gorgeous blue flowers. Grows best in the cooler times of the growing season and quickly declines in hot weather.:(nee-mah-FIL-ah)(men-ZEE-see-ee):
Solanaceae::Nicotiana Perfume Series:A Nicotiana with fragrant flowers in a plethora of colors.:(nih-ko-shee-AH-nuh)(SAN-der-ay):
Poaceae::Canadain Wild Rye, WIld Rye, Nodding Wild Rye:A cool season, clump-forming North American native ornamental bunch grass with arching, wheat/rye-like flowers.::
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae salvia guaranitica omaha gold:Salvia Omaha Gold Salvia, Omaha Gold Anise Scented Sage:A tall growing plant with green leaves and a gold margin.:(SAL-vee-a)(gar-an-IT-i-ca):4.22.05
Taxodiaceae::Kornik Yew, Kornik English Yew:An English Yew cultivar with bright yellow foliage in the spring changing to green.:(TAKS-us)(ba-KA-tah):
Liliaceae::Hosta Candy Hearts:A nice medium green Hosta forming a very compact mound of heart shaped leaves. ::
Cactaceae::Echinopsis Los Angeles:A beautiful Echinopsis hybrid.:(ek-in-OP-sis):
Liliaceae::Hill Billy Blue Hosta:A large clump, flat growing Hosta with blue foliage.::
Tiliaceae:tiliaceae tillia americana:American Linden, Basswood:A large growing native tree.:(TIL-i-ah)(a-mer-i-KA-na):08.30.02 6.24.05
Gentianaceae::Blue Cross Gentian, Star Gentian:A rather easy to grow Gentian.::
Aceraceae::Paper Bark Maple:A small tree with smooth peeling cinnamon colored bark.:(AY-ser)(GRISS-ee-um):
Solanaceae::Picobella series Petunia:A series of Petunias with flowers called milliflora. Meaning lots of small flowers::
Balsaminaceae::Jungle Gold Impatiens:A tropical looking yellow flowering Impatiens.::
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Lidakense:A tough bluish foliage mounding plant with pink flowers.::
Crassulaceae::Red Carpet Sedum, ( Sedum spurius Red Carpet ):A succulent ground cover with red foliage that tolerates hot dry areas. Red Carpet may be the same plant as Sedum spurium Elizabeth?::
Poaceae::Red Head Pennisetum:An early blooming Pennisetum with red hued flower heads produced in abundance.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
Poaceae::Ruby Ribbons Switch Grass:A shorter mounding Switch grass with blue-green leaves that take on a smokey purple color. Color intensifies with cooler weather.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Ranunculaceae::Peony Rubra Plena, Memorial Day Peony:An heirloom Peony, short compact plant with double red flowers.:(pay-OHN-ee-uh):
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae caradmine bulbosa:Spring Cress, Bulbous Cress:A wild flower found blooming in shaded moist areas.::5.21.02 4.11.5
Ranunculaceae::Sharp-Lobed Hepatica, Mountain Hepatic:An early spring blooming plant found growing in deciduous forests.::
Plantaginaceae::Dark Towers Penstemon:A long blooming Penstemon with pink flowers and wine red foliage. Reported to be better than P. Huskers Red.:(pen-STE-mon):
Convallariaceae::Gilt Edge Toad Lily:A good perennial for the shade. Has green leaves with a white to gold edge.:(tri-SER-tis)(for-MO-sah-na):
Caryophyllaceae::Maltese Cross, Jerusalem Cross Scarlet Lightning, Catchfly, Ragged Robin, London Pride:A short lived heirloom perennial with bright scarlet flowers:(LICK-nis)(kalk-ee-DON-ee-kuh):
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae brassica oleracea photo album:Dinosaur Kale, Black Tuscan Kale, Black Cabbage, Black Palm, Nero Toscana, Cavolo Nero, nero di Toscana:An edible heirloom Kale with smooth crinkled leaves.::
Poaceae ::Pennisetum Jester:An improved ornamental millet grass. This Pennisetum is an annual.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
Caprifoliaceae ::Newport Viburnum:A compact cultivar of the Japanese Snowball Viburnum.:(vy-BER-num)(pli-KA-tum):
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae kalanchoe daigremontiana x tubiflora:Mother of Thousands, Mother of Millions, Devil's Backbone, Mexican Hat Plant:A very unusual plant producing multitudes of plantlets on the tips and margins of the leaves. Each plantlet has the potential of producing a new plant. A very weird but lovable plant!!!!::3.28.05
Asteraceae::Bolero Chrysanthemum:A hardy Mum with golden yellow flowers.::
Oleaceae::Charles Jolly Lilac:A double reddish purple Lilac introduced in the late 1800's.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta sieboldiana golden sunburst:Hosta Golden Sunburst:A medium to large mounding plant with corrugated golden foliage.::4.26.05
Rosaceae:rosaceae rosa knockout:Knockout Rose:An extremely popular disease resistant red shrub rose.::5.16.05
Scrophulariaceae::Siberian Culver's Physic , Siberian Culver's Root, Veronicastrum sibericum:A tall medium spreading plant for the full sun moist areas of the garden.:(ver-on-i-KAS-trum):7.2.05
Liliaceae::Hosta Brim Cup:A short, wide spreading Hosta with white variegated leaves.::
Oleaceae::Golden Vicary Privet, Golden Privet:A shrub that holds onto the yellow color the entire season.:(li-GUS-trum):
Cornaceae:cornaceae cornus alternifolia natural site:Pagoda Dogwood:This section contains pictures of the Pagoda Dogwood in natural areas.:(KOR-nus)(al-ter-ni-FO-li-ah):09.27.02 5.15.05
Hydrangeaceae::Woodlander Hydrangea:A medium growing Hydrangea with blue flowers if given the proper soil acidity.:(hi-DRAN-gee-ah)(ser-RA-tah):
Lamiaceae::Coleus Alabama Sunset:An old favorite, with colorful foliage.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez) :
Hamamelidaceae::Ward Sweetgum, Cherokee Sweetgum:A narrow pyramidal form of Sweetgum, cold hardy and virtually seedless.:(lih-kwid-AM-bar)(steye-ra-see-FLO-a):
Cannaceae:cannaceae canna x generalis rhizomes:Canna rhizomes:This sections contains pictures of Canna Tropicana rhizomes dug in the fall.::
Cornaceae:cornaceae cornus alternifolia:Pagoda Dogwood, Alternate-Leaf Dogwood:A tall wide spreading small tree or shrub havimg an interesting horizontal branching habit. The off white flowers appear in early June. Prefers semi-shade, moist sites.:(KOR-nus)(al-ter-ni-FO-li-ah):6.16.02 5.15.05
Araliaceae:araliaceae hedera canariensis:Canary Island Ivy, Algerian Ivy:A fast growing cousin of the English Ivy having larger leaves and prefers warmer conditions.:(Head-er-ah):4.9.5
Tiliaceae::Whitnall Silver Basswood:Leaves are green above and tomentose below create an interesting affect when they are being moved by the wind.:(TIL-i-a)(toe-men-TOE-sa):
Commelinaceae::Tri Color Moses in the Cradle:An easy to grow colorful plant for the bright areas of the house.::
Primulaceae:primulaceae dodecatheon meadia:Shooting Star, Eastern Shooting Star, Prairie Pointer:Given the proper site and care, this can be a great addition to the garden. A captivating spring blooming plant for the woodland garden.::7-31-01 5.10.05
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Sunny Border Blue:A medium Veronica with violet blue flower spikes.:(ver-ON-ih-kah):
Commelinaceae::Blue Sue Tradescantia, Blue Sue Setcreasea:A tender evergreen perennial grown as an annual in outdoor containers or as an indoor house plant in colder climates,:(trad-es-KAN-tee-uh):
Liliaceae:liliaceae puschkinia scilloides:Striped Squill:A 4-6" tall spring blooming bulb with white, aqua-striped blossoms. ::4.28.02 4.26.05
Cupressaceae::Elegantissima Arborvitae:A narrow pyramidal Arborvitae.::
Ranunculaceae::Red Bane Berry:A woodland plant producing clusters of bright red poisonous berries.::
Boraginaceae::Alkanet Bugloss, Common Bugloss, Dyer's Alkanet:Acts as a perennial or a biennial. In some places it is considered a noxius weed.:(an-KOO-suh)(oh-fiss-ih-NAH-liss):
Bromeliaceae::Air Plants, Airplants, Tillys:Called air plants because they do not require soil to live.::
Asteraceae::Zinnia Photo Album:A photo album of different named Zinnia cultivars.::
Caprifoliaceae ::Carnaval Weigela:A compact Weigela with red, white and pink flowers.:(wye-GEE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer saccharinum natural site:Silver Maple, Soft Maple, River Maple, White Maple (natural site):A large, fast growing Maple tree. It produces large amounts of seeds and will reseed most everywhere in your yard and has escaped into natural areas.::08.30.02, 12.29.03 4.7.5
Thymelaeaceae:thymelaeaceae daphne x burkwoodi carol mackie:Carol Mackie Daphne:A small variegated evergreen shrub that grows best in moist shaded areas.::06.16.02, 10.15.02, 6.25.05
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Brassicaceae::Pygmaea Candytuft:A ground hugging Candytuft.:(eye-BEER-is) (sem-per-VY-renz):
Campanulaceae ::Campanula Crown of Snow, Crown of Snow Clustered Bell Flower:A medium growing perennial with showy clusters of white flowers:(kam-PAN-u-la)(GLOM-er-ah-ta):
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Ankums Pride:A low growing hardy Geranium with pink flowers in different shades.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um) :
Valerianaceae::Red Valerian, Pretty Betsy, Jupiter's Beard:An old fashion easy to grow plant.:(sen-TRAN-thus)(REW-ber):
Ranunculaceae ::Cimicifuga Atropurpurea :A large bush-like plant that produces tall white spires in the summer with dark colored leaves. A denizen of the moist shady areas of the garden.:(sim-i-SIF-u-ga)(ra-MOH-sa):02.22.06
Taxodiaceae::Dense Yew, Spreading Yew:One of the more common Yews that is used in the landscape.:(TAKS-us):
Liliaceae::Hosta tokudama flavocircinalis:A medium sized Hosta with heavily corrugated green leaves with a gold margin.::
Saxifragaceae::Winter Glow Bergenia, Winter Glow Pig Squek:A Bergenia cultivar with magenta-red flowers and burgundy scapes.:(ber-GEN-i-a)(kor-di-FOL-i-a):
Verbenaceae::Chaste Tree, Sage Tree, Hemp Tree:A deciduous shrub grown as a herbaceous perennial in the colder zones of its range. This cultivar is reported to be more vigorous than others.:(VI-teks)(AG-nus-KACE-tus):
Tiliaceae:tiliaceae tilia cordata:Littleleaf Linden:A medium sized tree with a dense pyramidal habit.:(TILL-i-a)(kore-DAY-ta):7.03.05
Ranunculaceae::Fern Leaf Peony:A short Peony with double red flowers and ferny foliage.::5.11.05
Primulaceae ::Japanese Primula Carminea:A candelabra Primula that needs a moist site to survive.:(PRIM-eu-la):
Asteraceae::Purple Fields Ageratum:An Ageratum with purple flowers:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
Clethraceae::Summersweet Clethra:A good shrub for the moist areas of the yard. Has fragrant flowers and good fall color.:(KLETH-rah)(al-ni-FO-li-a):10.22.05
Onagraceae::Ozark Sundrops:A sprawling plant producing large canary yellow flowers. Grows best in full sun an average to drier site.:(ee-no-THE-ra)(mis-sur-ee-EN-sis):08.23.05
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Randy:A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series. Has red-purple flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 11:Split-Coronna Daffodils:In this group of Daffodils the corona (trumpet or cup) is split.::03.08.03 5.8.5
Ranunculaceae::Lavender Mist Thalictrum, Lavender Mist Meadow Rue, Giant Meadow Rue:A large perennial that enjoys partial sun and adequate moisture.:(tha-LICK-trum):
Gentianaceae:gentianaceae gentianopsis crinita:Fringed Gentian:This Gentian has fringed petals.::11.21.02 5.18.05
Cupressaceae::Expansa Aureospicata Juniper, Davurica JUniper:A spreading green colored Juniper with splashes of butter yellow on the foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us):
Alliaceae ::Allium Gladiator:A tall Allium with large lilac purple florets.::
Lamiaceae::Basil Boxwood:A small globular shaped Basil resembling small Boxwood plants.:(OSS-ih-mum)(bass-IL-ee-kum) :
Z Liliaceae::Hosta Northern Exsposure:::
Gentianaceae:gentianaceae gentiana andrewsii:Closed Gentian, Bottled Gentian, Blind Gentian:One of the easier Gentian's to grow. Best grown in moist, part shade sites.:(jen-shee-AN-uh)((an-DROO-see-eye:11.21.02 5.18.05
Asteraceae::Star Frost Echinops:A silvery-white form of Globe Thistle.::
Asteraceae::Zinnia Crystal series:A very floriferous Mexican type Zinnia an AAS winner.::
Oleaceae:oleaceae forsythia:Forsythia:This section will have some general shots of unknown cultivars. :(for-SITH-i-a):4.30.05
Caprifoliaceae ::Variegated Weigela:A compact Weigela with pink flowers and white variegated leaves:(wi-GEE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Fabaceae:fabaceae melilotus alba:White Sweet Clover:A large growing, sweet smelling, non-native plant. Considered to be an invasive weed by many people.:(mel-i-LO-tus):08.20.02 05.17.05
Amaranthaceae::Blazin Lime Iresine:An Iresine with lime and cream variegation with the added feature of red to rose stems.:(eh-ri-SEE-nay)(herb-sti-ee):
Rutaceae::Gas Plant, Burning Bush:A ling lived perennials with a raceme of flowers.:(dick-TAM-nus)(AL-bush):
Ranunculaceae ::Cimicufuga Brunette:A large bush-like plant that produces tall white spires in the summer with dark copper beech colored leaves. A denizen of the moist shady areas of the garden.:(sim-i-SIF-u-ga)(ra-MOH-sa):02.23.06
Asphodelaceae::Spring Valley Hybrid Fox Tail Lily:A series of hybrid Fox Tail Lilies.::
Araliaceae::Japanese Aralia, Fatsia:A popular landscape plant for warmer hardiness zones that is also used as an indoor plant.:(FAT-see-uh)(juh-PON-ih-kuh):
Asteraceae::Summer Wine Yarrow, Summer Wine Achillea:A Yarrow with deep wine-colored flowers.:(ak-ih-LEE-a)(mill-ee-FOH-lee-um) :
Asteraceae:asteraceae heliopsis helianthoides subsp. scabra venus:Heliopsis Venus:Venus is a compact cultivar of the native False Sunflower. Grows best in full sun and has a medium height and spread.:(hee-li-OP-sis)(hee-li-AN-thoi-deez)(SKAY-bra):01.12.04 4.10.5
Asteraceae:asteraceae rudbeckia fulgida speciosa viette's little suzie:Rudbeckia Viette's Little Suzy:A down sized version of the larger Rudbeckia Goldstrum.::07.23.03 4.10.5
Ulmaceae::Jacqueline Hillier Elm:A very small dwarf Elm. Can be trained to a single stem or allowed to grow as a shrub::
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae juniperus chinensis pfitzeriana:Pfitzer Juniper:A wide spreading medium height plant. Probably to large for any urban landscape.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):5.16.05
Polemoniaceae::Fort Hill Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with compact moss-like foliage and pink with red center eye. :(floks)(sub-EW-lah-tah):
Polemoniaceae::Creme de Minte Garden Phlox:A old fashion garden Phlox with variegated foliage and light pink flowers with dark pink eyes.:(floks)(pa nic ew LAH ta):
Onagraceae::Firecracker Fuchsia:A striking Fuchsia with tri-colored leaves.:(fyew-sha):
Lamiaceae:labiatae coleus blumei sun coleus:Sun Coleus:This section contains pictures of Coleus that were developed to grow in full sun.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez):04.15-01, 04-19-01, 03.30.05
Lamiaceae ::Jean Davis Lavender,Munstead Pink, Nana Rosea:A pink to mauve colored lavender with grayish green foliage.:(lav-AN-dew-lah) (an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):
Violaceae::Birdfoot Violet:A short lived perennial wild flower that can readily reseed.:(vi-O-la):
Boraginaceae ::Jack Frost Brunnera:A Brunnera with silver variegated foliage and blue flowers for the part sun areas of the garden.:(BRUN-a-ra)(mak-ro-FIL-a):
Araliaceae:araliaceae dizygotheca elegantissima:False Aralia, Spider Aralia:A finicky plant that is rather hard to keep alive. Subject to frequent plant-tantrums.:(dizzy-GOTH-ee-kah)(ell-ee-gahn-TIS-ee-mah):5-28-01rev 4.9.5
Liliaceae::Yellow Star Grass:A diminutive plant that is easily passed by unless it is flowering.::
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon Mesa:An easy to grow Penstemon with spikes of lavender blue flowers.:(pen-STE-mon):
Violaceae::Downy Yellow Violet:A native yellow Violet.::
Saxifragaceae::Rheinlander Astillbe:An Astilbe with clear pink flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Agavaceae:agavaceae agave victoriae-reginae:Agave Victoria, Queen Agavae:A slow growing succulent plant for the bright to direct sun areas of the interior.:(a-GAH-vee):rev 08.15.02 4.7.5
Rosaceae::Filipendula Venusta, Queen of the Prairie, Filipendula Magnifica, Martha Washington's Plume:A large native perennial grows best in moist sites. Venusta is a cultivar with darker flowers:(fil-i-PEN-du-la):
Rosaceae::Little Gem Cotoneaster:A low growing compact Cotoneaster considered to be the same as Tom Thumb Cotoneaster.:(ko-tone-EE-aster)(ad-PRES-us):
Solanaceae:solanaceae petunia:Petunia:Petunia's are still a reliable, showy easy to grow flowering annual. Coming in every color of the rainbow with contrasting veins, ruffled edges, large flowers, tiny flowers, singles and doubles. Used in hanging baskets, window boxes, container and in the garden. ::6.24.05,08.19.05,09.16.05
Rosaceae::Prairie Smoke, Prairie Avens, Old Man's Wiskers:A beautiful native dry prairie plant with elongated silky styles that produce a plume resembling smoke.:(JEE-um)(TRY-flor-um):
Rosaceae::False Spirea, Ural False Spirea:False Spirea is not a tidy little shrub. More of a brute. Needs room to spread. Never plant near the foundation of the home.:(sor-BAY-ree-uh)(sor-bee-FOH-lee-uh):
Lamiaceae::Lime Thyme:A low growing ground cover good for full sun dry sites in rock gardens with the added feature of the lime colored foliage.:(TY-muss) (sit-ree-oh-DOR-us):
Sinopteridaceae::Button Fern:A low growing little fern with shiny round button like leaves attached to stiff stems. ::1.16.05
Cactaceae:cactaceae notocactus leninghausii:Golden Ball Cactus, Lemon Ball, Yellow Tower Cactus:::4.12.5
Solanaceae::Purple Ballerina Angel's Trumpet:A Datura with a purple-white bi-color flowers, purple stems and seed pods. A warning that all parts of this plant are poisonous.:(da-TUR-a):
Rosaceae::Katheryn Dykes Potentilla:A Potentilla with light lemon yellow flowers and a lighter green foliage.:(poh-ten-TILL-uh)(froo-ti-KOH-suh) :
Liliaceae::Love Pat:A medium to large blue Hosta with heavily corrugated cupped leaves.::
Cornaceae::Flowering Dogwood:A native small tree with white flowers.:(KOR-nus):
Polygonaceae::Sheep's Sorrel, Red Sorrel, Sour Weed, Field Sorrel:A common weed, easily identified by its spikes of reddish maroon flowers.::
Cupressaceae::Sherwood Frost Arborvitae, White Tip Arborvitae:An Arborvitae with cream white tips of branches changing golden in winter.:(THOO-yuh) (ok-sih-den-TAY-liss):
:author's private gardens 2002-09::Pictures of my yard from the end of September through October 2002.::4.5.5
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae salvia officinalis gold variegated:Gold Variegated Sage:A multifaceted plant that is used ornamentally or as a herb.:(SAL-vee-ah)(oh-fiss-ih-NAH-liss):01.10.02 4.22.05
Cupressaceae ::Juniper prostrata:A low growing spreading Juniper with green foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis):
Lamiaceae ::Coleus Fishnet Stockings :A striking Coleus with fishnet patterned veins.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez0:
Ericaceae:ericaceae rhododendron silvery pink:Rhododendron Pioneer Silvery Pink:A early blooming silver pink Rhododendron. :(roh-do-DEN-dron):5.17.05
Boraginaceae::Common Comfrey:A plant that has been used as a herb for over one thousand years.:(SIM-fi-tum):
Hydrangeaceae ::Pee Wee Oak Leaf Hydrangea:A compact Oak Leaf Hydrangea. Good for smaller spaces in the garden.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(kwer-se-FOH-lee-uh):
Violaceae ::Viola Wooper, Pansy Whooper:A Pansy with large 4 inch flowers.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
Lamiaceae::Red Rubin Basil:A Basil with purple leaves and darker purple stems. Tastes nearly the same as any green Basil. :(OSS-ih-mum)(bass-IL-ee-kum):
Ranunculaceae::Helios Clematis:A Clematis with yellow nodding flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea abies pygmaea:Pygmaea Norway Spruce:A very hardy slow growing Norway Spruce.:(PY-see-ah)(A-bees):5.3.05
Papaveraceae::Princess Victoria Louise Poppy, Coral Reef Poppy:An heirloom Oriental Poppy with pale pink blossoms.:(pa-PA-ver):
Onagraceae:onagraceae fuchsia x hybrid:Fuchsia:An ever popular plant that produces very showy, exotic pendulous blooms. Can be used in patio pots, hanging baskets, window baskets, etc ::11.21.02 4.30.05
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Rosaceae::Dwarf Flowering Almound:A small multi stemmed suckering shrub with rosy red flowers in the early spring.:(PRUU-nus)(ten-ELL-uh):
Solanaceae::Dwarf White Bedder Nicotiana:A dwarf busy plant loaded with scented white flowers.:(nih-ko-shee-AH-nuh):
Magnoliaceae:magnoliaceae magnolia stellata:Magnolia Stellata, Star Magnolia:A small tree that is loaded with white flowers in April.:(mag-NO-li-ah):05.10.02 4.27.05
Hydrangeaceae::Ruby Hydrangea:The typical white Hydrangea but the flower morphs to a dark pink in the fall.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah):
Lamiaceae::Ajuga:A rapid growing ground cover with bronze leaves.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea pungens glauca:Colorado Blue Spruce, Blue Spruce:A large beautiful bluish colored conifer. Probably one of the more miss and over used of the woody landscape plants.:(PY-see-uh)(PUN-gens):8.01.02, rev 03.01.03 5.3.05
Polemoniaceae::Charles Curtis Garden Phlox:An older Phlox cultivar being used in gardens for over 70 years.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Apocynaceae::Desert Rose:An interesting easy to grow succulent plant.::
Cupressaceae::Gold Thread False Cypress:A medium size False Cypress with golden thread-like foliage.:(kam-e-SIP-a-ris):
Alliaceae::Allium Ivory Queen:A lower growing Allium with globular heads of white starry flowers.::
Pinaceae::Arnold Sentinel Austrian Pine:A columnar form of the Austrian Pine.:(PI-nus)(NI-gra):
Scrophulariaceae ::Floral Showers:A very short Snapdragon.:(an-tih-RI-num)(MAY-jus):
Lamiaceae::Giant Purple Hyssop:A tall late blooming hardy perennial.:(ah-gas-TAH-kee):6.18.05
Asteraceae:asteraceae echinacea purpurea cultivars photo album:Purple Coneflower Cultivars:This section contains pictures of some of the many cultivars of the native Purple Coneflower. Refer back to "Purple Coneflower cultivars" for a complete cultural guide to this plant.::
Araliaceae::Sun King Aralia, Sun King Japanese spikenard:A good companion for Hosta and other shade plants. Needs some sun to bring out the bright yellow::
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Dash series:A series of compact, long blooming Dianthus.:(die-AN-thus)(bar-BAY-tus):
Fabaceae::Yellowwood, American Yellowwood:A medium size shade tree with large pendulous white flowers.:(kla-DRAS-tis)(ken-TUK-ee-ay):
Asclepiadaceae ::Asclepias Silky Gold, Asclepias Silky Scarlett, Silkweed:A tall tender perennial that attracts nectar seeking animals.:(as-KLEE-pi-as)(in-kar-NAY-ta):
Lamiaceae ::Plectranthus Green and Gold, Swedish Ivy Green and Gold:A medium size upright plant, green leaves with an irregular gold border. :(plek-RAN-thus)(FOR-ster-ii):
Hamamelidaceae::Appalachia Fothergilla:A vigorous compact growing Fothergilla.:(faw-thur-GIL-luh)(gaar-DEE-nee-eye):
Rubiaceae:rubiaceae galium odoratum:Sweet Woodruff:A rapid growing, white flowering plant for the shaded areas of the garden. The dried foliage has the scent of new mown hay.::6.1.05
Cactaceae:cactaceae cephalocereus senilis:Old Man Cactus:A beautiful columnar plant with long silver white matted hairs.::4.12.5
Asteraceae ::Razzmatazz Coneflower:A double tiered cultivar with the base being the typical flower but with a pom pom like flower sitting on the top of the center cone. Often called the worlds first double purple cone flower.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Rosaceae::Morden Fireglow Rose:A smaller shrub rose with orange red flowers. Part of the Canadian Parkland Rose series::
Apocynaceae:apocynaceae catharanthus roseus:Madagascar Periwinkle, Vinca, Periwinkle:A plant that has gained in popularity. Vinca looks like Impatiens but unlike Impatiens they tolerates full sun, drier conditions.::rev. 02.26.03 4.8.5
Berberidaceae::Korean Barberry:One of the showier flowering Barberrys.:(Ber-ber-is)(kor-ee-AN-na):7.20.05
Rosaceae::Red Spire Callery Pear:A pyramidal form of the Bradford Pear.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
Euphorbiaceae::Corncob Plant, Corncob Euphorbia,, Indian Corncob:A wierd but lovable plant with stems resemblong an ear of corn. Good for bright windows, grow on the dry side. Rather easy to grow.:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh):
Salicaceae::Blunt-leaved Willow:A low prostrate Alpine shrub reaching only a few inches tall. A good plant for rock gardens. The stems hug the contour of the ground.::
Asteraceae ::Red Ribbed Chicory:An ornamental edible plant.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta plantaginea:Fragrant Hosta, August Lily:A medium size Hosta with glistening light green leaves. Produces large, fragrant flowers towards the end of the growing season.::4.26.05
Euphorbiaceae::Euphorbia First Blush:A hardy Euphorbia with variegated foliage that has a red blush in the cooler parts of the growing season.:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh):
Z Liliaceae::Blue Ivory Hosta:::
Campanulaceae::Garden Leader series:A series of Balloon flowers from Grimes Horticulture.:(plat-ee-KO-don)(gran-dih-FLOR-us):
Scrophulariaceae::Culvers Root:A tall wild flower with spikes of white flowers. Prefers full sun and moist soils. Adds a strong vertical element to the garden.:(ver-on-i-KAS-trum):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium x logeel old spice:Scented Geranium Old Spice:An easy to grow Scented Geranium.:(pel-ar-GO-ni-um):01.16.03 4.18.05
Rosaceae:rosaceae rosa meidiland red:Meidiland Red Rose:A nice disease resistant shrub rose producing single red flowers.::5.16.05.
Saxifragaceae::Bergenia Cabenet:A Bergenia cultivar with bright pink flowers.:(ber-GEN-i-a):
Liliaceae::Admiral Halsey Hosta:A medium size white edge variegated Hosta. Report to be almost identical to Patriot.::
Gesneriaceae::Streptocarpella, False African Violet, Cape Primrose:A dual purpose tropical plant being used outdoors during the summer and grows contently with your African Violets in the winter.:(strep-toh-kar-PEL-uh)(SAKS-or-um):08.26.05
Poaceae::Porcupine Grass:A tall Miscanthus with gold horizontal bands across the foliage.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis) :
Rosaceae::Flowering Crab Anne, Flowering Crab Manbeck Weeper:A weeping Flowering Crab with white flowers and red fruit.::
Capparidacese::Cleome Senorita Rosalita, Senorita Rosalita Spider Plant:A prolific blooming plant with pink flowers and dark green foliage. Much smaller than other Cleome.:(klee-OH-me)(hass-ler-AN-a):
Asteraceae::Love Parade Achillea:The combination of the dark foliage and the different color of the flowers add to the distinguishing qualities of this plant.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(si-BEER-eh-ka):
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Balsaminaceae::New Guinea Impatiens:A group of Impatiens with large flowers and decorative foliage. Usually sold in pots around 4", as compared to pack sales of the bedding type Impatiens.:(im-PAY-shenz)(HAWK-er-i):
Fabaceae::Purple Prairie Clover:A neat wispy legume with purple flowers in July and August.:(DAY-lee-uh)(pur-PURR-ee-uh):6.8.05
Asteraceae::Prairie Sunset False Sunflower:A False Sunflower cultivar noted for its purple stems, purple veined leaves and a golden yellow daisy-like flower with a maroon inner ring.:(hee-li-OP-sis)(hee-li-AN-thoi-deez):
Cactaceae::Red Torch Cactus Variety:A variety of the Red Torch Cactus with pinkish red flowers.::
Asteraceae::Diablo Cosmos:A free flowering Cosmos with hues of oranges and reds.:(KOZ-mos)(sul-fer-EE-us):
Pinaceae::Varley Japanese Larch:A slow growing dwarf Larch.:(LAR-iks)(KEM-fer-eye):
Ranunculaceae::Pink Lanterns Columbine, Pink Lanterns Canadian Columbine:A pink and compact version of the orange/red flowering Canadian Columbine.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a:
Taxodiaceae::Viridis Yew:A slow growing columnar Yew.::
Araceae::Giant Elephant Ears, Giant Colocasia:A green foliage Elephant Ears that reach gigantic size.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh):
Rosaceae:rosaceae spiraea x arguta garland spirea:Garland Spirea:Garland Spirea produces arching branches loaded with clusters of small white flowers at the end of May.:(spy-REE-ah):02.26.04 5.15.05
Fabaceae::Kentucky Coffee Tree, Knicker Tree, Stump Tree, Luck Bean, Chicot:A very large growing tree with large bipinnately compound leaves. Seeds were used by early settlers to make coffee. ::
Pinaceae::Mrs. Cesarini Colorado Spruce:A dwarf slow growing Colorado Spruce.:(PY-see-uh):
Pinaceae ::Lace Bark Pine:A pine grown for it's colorful exfoliating, patch work bark.:(PI-nus)(bun-jee-AH-na):
Asclepiadaceae:asclepiadaceae hoya carnosa:Hoya, Wax Plant:An easy to grow, trailing succulent plant. It grows in hanging baskets or trained on a trellis. Likes bright to moderate light in a warm spot.:(HOY-ah)(car-NOH-sah):3.01.02 4.9.5
Anacardiaceae:anacardiaceae rhus aromatica gro-low:Gro-Low Fragrant Sumac, Fragrant Sumac Gro Lo:A short, wide spreading, low growing cultivar of Fragrant Sumac.:(rhoos)(a-ro-MAT-ik-ah):01.22.04 4.8.5
Aceraceae::Globe Norway Maple:A naturally growing globular form of the Norway Maple.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
Pinaceae::Teeny Mugo Pine:A dwarf slow growing Mugo Pine.::
Convolvulaceae:xyzsedum xyzsedum xyzsedum xyzsedum:Blue Daze Evolvulus:A very nice blue flowering plant for hanging baskets, pots and in the garden.:(ee-VOL-yoo-lus)(glom-mer-Ray-tus):5.16.05
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Marble Arch Rose:A Salvia grown more for the colorful bracts than the small flowers.:(sal-VI-a)(ver-IH-dis):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta undulata albo-marginata:Hosta Silver Crown:This Hosta has been used in gardens for many years. A small to medium size plant, with a white margin and pale purple flowers.::
Rosaceae:rosaceae sorbus alnifolia:Korean Mountain Ash:A small to medium tree with white flowers in mid May followed by colorful persistent fruit in the fall. More resistant to the diseases and other problems that plaque the Mountain Ash.:(SOR-bus)(al-nih-FOLE-ee-uh):5.16.05
Hydrangeaceae:hydrangeaceae hydrangea panculata tree pg hyrangea:PG Hydrangea, Pee Gee Hydrangea, Panicle Hydrangea:An older cultivar of H. paniculata hard to find in the nurseries and garden centers. Has been superseded by many newer cultivars.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):11.25.03 4.19.05
Geraniaceae::Elsbeth Geranium:A Geranium sanguieum cultivar with vivid pink flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um):
Caprifoliaceae::Mohawk Viburnum:A compact Viburnum tolerating diverse growing conditions.:(vy-BER-num):
Pinaceae::Pixie Dust Alberta Spruce:A slow growing dense Alberta Spruce. Name refers to the second flush of yellow growth as if dusted by Pixies. :(PY-see-uh):
:pots of plants fiber lined pots annuals::This section contains pictures of potted annuals in fiber lined pots.::4.5.5
Asteraceae ::Marigold Photo Album:::
Ericaceae::April Dawn Rhododendron:A medium sized, hardy Rhododendron with lots of flowers.::
Fagaceae::European Beech:A very large tree native to Europe.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Lamiaceae ::Lesser Calamint, Calamint:A small busy plant with small flowers. Physically looks a lot like Baby's Breath.:(kal-ah-MIN-thah)(NEP-eh-tah):
Bromeliaceae::Variegated Pineapple:A very popular variegated variety of the Pineapple plant.:(uh-NAN-us)(ko-MO-sus):4.12.5
Araliaceae::Thorndale English Ivy:A hardy strain of English Ivy that tolerates zone #5 weather. English Ivy has become an invasive plant in parts of the world.:(HEAD-er-ah)(HEE-licks):
Asteraceae:asteraceae doronicum caucasicum:Leopards Bane, Leopards Bane Daisy, False Leopards Bane:A short lived, early spring blooming plant with bright yellow, daisy-like flower. The plant will go dormant and disappear in the summer.:(do-RON-i-cum)(or-i-en-TA-le):3.27.05 4.8.5
Liliaceae ::Hosta Cadillac:A medium Hosta with yellow corrugated leaves and an irregular green margin.::
Aceraceae::Bowhall Maple, Bowhall Red Maple:An upright Maple with a narrow pyramidal columnar head.:(AY-ser)(ROO-brum):
Asteraceae::Bright Lights Cosmos:A free flowering Cosmos with hues of Oranges and Yellows:(KOZ-mos)(sul-fer-EE-us):
Asteraceae:asteraceae tragopogon pratensis:Showy goat's-beard, Goat's-beard, Meadow Salsify, Yellow Goat's Beard, Jack-go-to-bed-at-noon:An introduced plant that has naturalized.::7-14-01 4.11.5
Rosaceae ::Tina Flowering Crab:A small mounded tree with white flowers. A nice compact plant.: :
Campanulaceae ::Campanula latifolia var macrantha:A tall variety of the species C. latifolia with larger flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(lah-ti-FO-lee-a):
Ranunculaceae::White Pasque Flower:A white form the more common purple Pasque Flower::
Rosaceae::Golden Imp Spirea:And improved gold mounding Spirea.::
Taxodiaceae:taxodiaceae taxus x media wardii:Wardii Yew:A wide spreading, flat top Yew cultivar.:(TAK-us):07.12.03 6.25.05
Polygonaceae::Raspberry Dressing Rumex Lettuce, French Sorrel Raspberry Dressing:A plant grown for its colorful foliage. Young leaves are edible.:(ROO-meks)(san-GWIN-ee-us):
Marantaceae:marantaceae maranta leuconeura kerchoviana:Rabbit Track Plant, Prayer Plant, Rabbit Tracks, Ten Commandment Olants:A plant that requires a little more work. It tolerates most normal house conditions but prefers a few up grades. It also goes through a die back dormancy period.::4.30.05
Aquifoliaceae ::Red Sprite Winterberry:::
Begoniaceae:begoniaceae begonia x argenteoguttata:Angel Wing Begonia, Cane Begonia:A versatile plant grown for its foliage and flowers. Used in the garden, containers and as an indoor house plant.:(be-GON-yuh):4.11.05
Piperaceae ::Peperomia scandens, Cupid Peperomia:A cascading Peperomia with variegated foliage.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh):5.7.05
Anacardiaceae::Fragrant Sumac:A medium to large shrub forms a dense tangle mass of stems. Good for naturalizing on difficult sites.:(ROOS or RH-us))(a-row-MAT-ik-ah):
Cactaceae:cactaceae mammilaria melanocentra::A solitary Cactus with bright pink flowers.::4.12.5
Asteraceae::Peters Golden Carpet:A very florific bloomer covered with 5 petaled golden hued flowers. Can be used in a hanging basket, trailing in pots or as a spreading ground cover.::
Hemerocallidaceae:liliaceae hemerocallis red or purple flowering daylily:Red Flowering Daylily:This section contains pictures of Daylilies that have red flowers.::7-19-02 4.22.05
Solanaceae::Only The Lonely Nicotiana:A tall stately plant with 5-6 inch white trumpet shaped flowers.:(ni-ko-shee-AN-a):
Lamiaceae::Archers Gold Thyme:A Thyme with gold to yellow foliage the entire growing season.:(TY-muss):
Aceraceae::Green Mountain Sugar Maple:A rapid growing Sugar Maple cultivar with outstanding fall foliage color. The thicker leathery leaves provides this tree with some resistance to leaf scorch and tatter during dry periods.:(AY-ser)(sack-AR-rum):
Cactaceae:cactaceae mammilaria elongota:Golden Star Cactus:One of the easier Cactus to grow. Also one of the more common Cactus sold. The spines are soft and this plant is almost pettable.::7-14-01 4.12.5
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer saccharum:Sugar Maple, Hard Maple:A very large growing tree with great fall color.::4.7.5
Hydrangeaceae::BoBo Hydrangea:A very dwarf Hydrangea with white flowers.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Asteraceae:compositae matricaria matricariodes:Pineapple Weed:A small plant that is commonly found growing on the edges of driveways and waste areas.::11-21-01 4.16.05
Verbenaceae ::Verbena rigida, Coarse Verbena, Sandpaper Verbena:A low growing Verbena producing bright purple or magenta flowers.::
Ranunculaceae::Round Lobed Hepatica, Round Lobed Liverleaf:An early spring blooming plant found growing in deciduous forests.::
Liliaceae::Pleomele Song of India:A variegated form of the all green Pleomele.::02.31.05
Cornaceae ::Sunshine Dogwood:A large shrub with gold variegated foliage and yellow twigs:(KOR-nus)(ser-EE-see-a):
Lamiaceae:labiatae coleus blumei:Coleus, Painted Nettle, Flame Nettle:A duel purpose plant. Grown outdoors during the summer, root a cutting and grow it indoors in a bright window during the winter.::04.15.01, 04-19-01, 03.30.05 4.19.05
Chenopodiaceae::Quinoa, Brightest Brilliant Rainbow Quinoa:An annual with edible highly nutritious seeds. This variety has different colored seed heads. Mine never became as brilliant as advertised.:(KEEN-wa):
Cornaceae::Isanti Dogwood:A nice compact form with red stems.:(KOR-nus):
Amaranthaceae::Sylphid Celosia:An interesting plume variety of Celosia with greenish yellow flowers.:(sel-OH-see-ah):
Asteraceae::Swizzle series Zinnia:A series of bicolored Zinnias having concentric circles of different colors.:(zin-EE-a)(EL-e-genz):
Apocynaceae:apocynaceae catharanthus roseus mediterranean cultivars:Periwinkle Mediterranean cultivars:The plants in this series will trail over the side of a pot.::4.8.5
Asteraceae ::Arts Pride Purple Coneflower:A coppery orange purple coneflower, part of the Meadowbrite series.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):12.15.05
Brassicaceae::Siberian Willow Grass, Siberian Draba:A good plant for sunny rock gardens. Is happy tucked into pockets and crevices.::
Caryophyllaceae::Golden Pearlwort, Scotch Moss:Moss-like foliage yellow to chartreuse in the spring and fall.:(sa-JI-na)(sub-U-la-ta):
Polemoniaceae::Jacob's ladder, Greek Valeian:A North American wildflower with blue flowers. Best for shaded moist sites.:(po-lee-MO-nee-um)(se-RU-lee-um):
Asteraceae::Butterfly Cleopatra Cone Flower:A Cone flower cultivar with yellow flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Hydrangeaceae ::Star Burst Hydrangea, Hayes Starburst:Star Burst has a loose white flower with dropping ray florets.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja occidentalis hetz midget:Hetz Midget Arborvitae:A dwarf, compact globe form of Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):4.13.01 5.17.05
Rosaceae::Purple Fruited Chokeberry, Purple Chokeberry, Barrenberry:A shrub with characteristics intermediate to Black Chokeberry and Red Chokeberry.:(ar-ROH-nee-uh) :
Cornaceae::Winter Beauty Dogwood, Magic Flame, Winter Flame:Winter Beauty as the name implies has colorful stems for the winter landscape. A medium large to large shrub use in borders and in corner plantings.:(KOR-nus)(san-GWIN-e-ah):
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Golden Rain, Coreopsis Golden Showers:A hardy busy upright Coreopsis that blooms most of the summer.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Liliaceae::Hosta June:A medium size mounding Hosta with blue leaves having a goldish center.::
Z Liliaceae::Hosta Loyalist:::
Violaceae::Viola Heartfelt, Pansy Heartfelt:A Pansy with blends of nostalgic colors.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
Liliaceae::Lime Light Dracaena:A cane Dracaena with lime yellow leaves.::
Fagaceae::Chinkapin Oak, Yellow Chestnut Oak:An Oak tree not used much in the landscape but is tolerant of difficult sites.:(KWER-kus)(muu-len-BER-jee-i):
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Goldenquelle, Rudbeckia Gold Fountain, Rudbeckia Gold Drop:A short to medium size Rudbeckia with fully double yellow flowers.:(rud-BEK-i-ah)(la-sin-ee-AH-ta):
Rosaceae:rosaceae aruncus dioicus kneiffi:Goat's Beard:A much shorter version of the Goat's Beard making it better for smaller areas. Produces the typical plume-like, creamy white panicles.:(a-RUN-kus):7-12-01, 01-15-02 5.14.05
Scrophulariaceae::Foxglove Dalmatian series:A biennial that flowers first year from seeds.:(dij-i-TAL-is)(pur-PU-ree-ah):
Saxifragaceae::Pistache Coral Bells, Pistache Heuchera:An Heuchera with lime green to chartreuse yellow foliage. Yellow foliage Heuchera tend to burn easier.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Brassicaceae::Frosty Night Alyssum:An Alyssum with white flowers and variegated foliage.:(lob-yoo-LAR-ee-uh):
Cactaceae ::Green Pumpkin Cactus, Blue Cactus:An easy to grow Cactus with blueish green stems and yellow flowers.::
Rubiaceae:rubiaceae galium aparine:Bedstraw, Cleavers, Goose Grass:A sprawling weedy wildflower with stems covered with rasping prickles on the stem.::5.27.05
Liliaceae::Francis Williams Hosta:A classic Hosta with blue green centers and an irregular yellow margin.::
Amaranthaceae::Thin Gold Alternanthera:A low growing Alternanthera with thin gold leaves.:(al-ter-NAN-the-ra):
Rosaceae::Carefree Spirit Rose:A red flowering shrub rose that is an All America Rose Selection.::
Iridaceae::Caesars Brother Siberian Iris:A widely used and one of the oldest cultivars of Siberian Iris.:(EYE-ris) (sy-BEER-ah-kuh):
Liliaceae ::Hosta Willy Nilly:A medium to large Hosta with pointed leaves and white flowers.::
Convolvulaceae::Royal Ensign Annual Morning Glory:These are bush Morning Glory's that don't twine like the climbers.:(kon-VOL-vew-lus)(TRI-kul-er):
Fabaceae::White Redbud:A white blooming form of Redbud.:(SER-cis)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
Verbenaceae::Superbena Pink Parfait:A Verbena with large inflorescences of pink to dark pink or combination of the colors flowers.:(ver-BEE-na):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta antioch:Hosta Antioch:A large growing white margined Hosta.::08.04.02 4.22.05
Aristolochiaceae:aristolochiaceae asarum europaeum:European Ginger, European Wild Ginger:An excellent, attractive ground cover for the shaded areas of the garden.::06.22.03 4.9.5
Ericaceae::Helsinki University Rhododendron:::
Begoniaceae::Rex Begonia:Rex Cultorum is a large group of rhizomatous begonias grown for their beautifully coloured leaves. Moderately difficult to grow having some specific cultural requirements.:(be-GON-yuh):
Solanaceae::Minifamous Calibrachoa series:A series of Calibrachoa producing a plethora of flowers. Good where trailing plants or ground covers are needed.:(cal-ih-brah-KOE-ah):
Asteraceae::Heliopsis Summer Sun:A compact plant with single to double golden yellow flowers.:(hee-li-OP-sis)(hee-li-AN-thoi-deez)(SKAY-bra):
Agavaceae::White-Striped Century Plant, White-Centered Mexican Century Plant:An attractive Agave with a white stripe down the center of the leaves.:(a-GAH-vee):
Cupressaceae::Angelica Blue Juniper, Angelica Blue Pfitzer Juniper:A much improved cultivar of the Blue Pfitzer Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Brassicaceae::Snow Princess Alyssum:A white flowering annual Alyssum which is sterile. By being sterile more energy is put into the production of flowers.:(lob-U-la-ri-ah):
Betulaceae::Shiloh Splash River Birch:A variegated variety of the River Birch. Grown as a small tree or large shrub.::
Liliaceae::Muscari Valarie Finnis:A Muscari cultivar with ice blue flowers.::
Rosaceae::Seven Sisters Rose, Grevillei Rose:A climbing rose that gets it's name "Seven Sisters" from the way the flowers change colors.::
Crassulaceae ::Corsican Stonecrop :A very low growing Sedum with tightly crowded glaucous gray foliage. Requires excellent drainage.::
Lamiaceae:labiatae coleus blumei photo album:Coleus photo album:This section contains pictures of named Coleus varieties. Refer back to "Coleus" for a complete guide to the culture of this plant.::4.21.05
Polemoniaceae::Phlox Miss Mary:A red garden Phlox with cherry red trusses of flowers. Reported to have good mildew resistance.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Boraginaceae::English Honeywort:The leaves, flowers and bracts are all of ornamental value.:(ser-IN-thee):
Rosaceae::Snowy Mespilus:A large shrub or small tree. Has white flowers followed by an edible fruit that the birds love.:(am-uh-LAN-kee-er)(oh-VAY-liss):
Hemerocallidaceae::Siloam Bye Lo Daylily:A shorter Daylily with smaller rose colored flowers flowers.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
Asteraceae:asteraceae rudbeckia fulgida sullivantii goldstrum:Rudbeckia Goldstrum:One of the best perennials for its length of bloom and perenniablity. Grows best in full sun but tolerates a little shade:(rud-BEK-ee-ah)(FULL-jih-dah) variety (sul-ih-VAN-tee-eye):07.21.03 4.10.5
Ranunculaceae::Mrs Cholmondeley:A heirloom Clematis cultivated since the 1800's. Has large single lavender flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss)(chumly):
Oleaceae::Rochester Lilac:A slower growing single, white Lilac.:(si-RING-A):
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae anemone blanda:Anemone blanda, Greek Anemones, Grecian Wind Flower:A low growing plant with daisy-like flowers. Grows from a tuber not a bulb.:(a-NEM-o-nee):03.11.03 5.10.05
Lamiaceae::Salvia Marcus:A dwarf clumping Salvia with deep violet flowers.:(SAL-vie-a):
Ericaceae::Pojolas Daughter Rhododendron:A low dense growing Finish Rhododendron.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
Dryopteridaceae::Broad Buckler Fern, Broad Wood Fern:A variety of the Broad Wood Fern with a lighter color and crisp foliage. In the proper site a vary adaptable, vigorous growing plant.:(dry-OP-ter-iss):
Liliaceae::Spanish Blue Bells:A late blooming bulb with spikes of pendulous blue flowers.::
Labiatae::Summer Wine Monarda:A Monarda with wine red flowers. Shared top honors at the Chicago Botanic Garden perennial evaluation.:(mo-NAR-da):
Plumbaginaceae ::Large Flowered Prickly Thrift:Dense cushion-forming plants with pink flowers and glaucous foliage. Requires a sharp, well drained soil.:(ak-anth-oh-LY-mon):
Lamiaceae::Viola Klose Salvia:A hardy perennial Salvia with dark violet blue flowers.:(SAL-vee-a):
Araceae ::Imperial Red Philodendron:A large self heading reddish Philodendron.::06.08.06
Solanaceae::Marine Bells Browallia, Marine Bells Amethyst Flower:A nice cascading plant, good to use in containers and hanging baskets.:(bro-WAL-ee-ah)(spee-see-OH-sa):
Liliaceae::Hosta Tokudama Aureonebulosa:A medium-sized Hosta with heavy corrugated blue-green leaves with a gold irregular center.::
Cupressaceae::Lemon Thread False Cypress:Lemon yellow thread-like foliage is the main feature of this plant.:(kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus sylvestris watereri:Watereri Scotts Pine:A slow growing large shrub or small tree. Considered a dwarf conifer.::11-25-01 5.6.05
Liliaceae::Pineaplle Upside Down Cake:A fast growing Hosta with changing leaf color.::
Taxodiaceae ::Beanpole Yew, Bean Pole Yew, Columnar Yew:A narrow columnar form of the Yew.:(TAKS-us):
Asteraceae::Monstrose Rose:An Achilles millefolium cultivar with rose flowers.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Rosaceae::Meidiland Scarlet Rose:A vigorous ground cover rose with clusters of Scarlet flowers.:(ROE-sah):
Lamiaceae::Kermesinus Tea Thyme, Crimson Thyme, Pennsylvania Dutch tea thyme:A Thyme with bright magenta flowers.:(TY-muss)(pu-lee-guy-OY-des):
Z Liliaceae::Hosta Pocket Full of Sunshine:::
Betulaceae::Fastigiata Hornbeam, Pyramidal Hornbeam:A strong pyramidal form of Hornbeam.:(car-PI-nus)(BET-uu-lus):
Anacardiaceae:anacardiaceae rhus typhina laciniata:Fernleaf Sumac:A tall, wide spreading, suckering shrub that has spectacular fall color.:(rhoos or Rhuss)(TIE-fee-na):12.01.01 4.6.5
Caprifoliaceae::Dark Horse Weigela:A smaller Weigela with pink flowers and dar:(why-GEE-la)(FLOR-i-da):
Boraginaceae::Brunnera Alexanders Great:A very large growing Brunnera with variegated foliage.:(BRUN-a-ra)(mak-ro-FIL-a):
Caprifoliaceae ::Emerald Triumph Viburnum:A hybrid compact Viburnum.:(vy-BER-num):
Malvaceae ::Rose of Sharon Minerva:A large shrub with lavender flowers late in the blooming season.::
Poaceae:poaceae miscanthus sinensis ferner osten:Miscanthus Ferner Osten, Far East Miscanthus:FLowers open up with a red color.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):4.28.02
Liliaceae::Fritillaria raddeana:Similar to the more popular, showy Crown Fritillaria.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh):
Rosaceae ::Geum Starkers Magnificent:A medium plant producing double tangerine orange flowers.::
:author's private gardens 2002-02::This contains pictures of my gardens in February 2002.::4.5.5
Liliaceae::Brother Stephan Hosta:A medium to large Hosta with a gold center and irregular green edge.:4-9:
Asteraceae:compositae senecio vulgaris:Groundsel, Ragwort, Grimsel, Grinsel, Grundsel, Simson, Birdseed:An alien plant that has become an aggressive weed in the garden. ::4.16.05
Fagaceae:fagaceae fagus sylvatica tricolor:Tricolor Beech:A purple leaf beech cultivars with irregular pink coloration on the leaves.:(FA-gus sil-VAT-i-ka): 5.18.05
Boraginaceae::Italian alkanet, Italian Bugloss:A tall heritage perennial with blue flowers.:(an-KU-sa)(a-ZUU-ree-ah):
Brassicaceae::Colewort, Flowering Kale, Giant Kale, Giant Gypsophila :A large plant forming a cloud of Baby's Breath like flowers.:(KRAM-bee)(kor-di-FOH-lee-uh):
Liliaceae::Fritillaria lutea:A bright yellow flower sits atop of a 36" stem.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh:
Crassulaceae::Monstrosum Hens and Chicks:A interesting plant with densely packed elongated tubular gray-green leaves tipped with maroon. :(sem-per-VEEV-um):
Asteraceae::Eye Ball Plant, Peek A Boo, Toothache plant:The unique golden yellow flowers with the burgundy-red eye is a real eye catcher. A tender perennial grown as an annual in cooler climates.::
Scrophulariaceae::Icycles Veronica:A taller growing Veronica with spikes of clear white flowers.:(ve-RON-i-ka)(spi-KA-ta)):
Geraniaceae::Max Frei Geranium:A compact cultivar of the Geranium sanguineum.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um):
Rosaceae::Red Fountain Climbing Rose:A Rose with red flowers that can be grown as a climber are pruned into a shrub.:(ROH-za):
Rosaceae::Camelot Ornamental Crab:A small Ornamental Crab red buds opening to fuchsia white flowers. Part of the Round Table series of Ornamental Crab trees.::
Polemoniaceae::Phlox 21st Century series:A new improvement on the annual Phlox (Phlox drummondii)::
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta whirlwind:Whirlwind Hosta:A medium to large mounded green Hosta with greenish white centers to the leaves.::08.04.02 4.26.05
Polemoniaceae::Wild blue phlox, Louisiana phlox, Blue woodland phlox:A good plant for the shade, moist woodland areas of the garden. Nice light blue flowers.::
Asteraceae ::Tetra White Wonder Fever Few:A cultivar of the common Fever Few. Will be perennial in warmer zones but a self seeding annual in cooler zones.:(tan-a-SEE-tum)(par-THE-ni-um):
Hippocastanaceae:hippocastanaceae aesculus hippocastanum:Horse Chestnut, White Horse Chestnut, Candle Tree:A large growing tree that produces clusters of white flowers in late May early June. Also produces tons of large hard seeds.:(es-KU-lus)(hip-oh-kas-TA-num):6.16.02 4.18.05
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus sylvestris mitsch weeping:Mitsch Weeping Scots Pine, Weeping Scots Pine:A form of Scots pine that insists on being prostrate unless trained otherwise. Usually staked to an upright weeping plant.:(PIE-nus)(sil-VES-tris): 5.6.05
Asparagaceae::Red Sensation Cordyline:A tropical plant that is commonly used in combination with flowering annuals in outdoor pots and sometimes in gardens. It provides a nice bronze red color ans vertical form. An extremely rugged plant.:(kor-dil-LYE-nee):
Brassicaceae::Mountain Rock Cress, Rock Cress, Creeping Wall Cress:A compact white flowering Arabis.:(AR-uh-biss):
Brassicaceae::Common Stock, Gilly Flower:An heirloom plant performing best in cooler weather with fragrant flowers.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae tulipa kaufmanniana:Kaufmannia Tulips:The Kaufmannia Tulip's are a class that was developed from the species tulip T. kaufmanniana. They are short, very perennial and bloom early in the season. The color range of this group is limited.::03.22.03 4.27.05
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Picate series:A compact Salvia with a large pallet of colors.:(sal-VEE-a)(SPLEN-denz):
Convolvulaceae:convolvulaceae ipomea batatus margarite:Ornamental Sweet Potato Vine Margarita:A bright yellow, chartreuse colored Sweet Potato Vine. An older variety of Sweet Potato Vine. :(ih-po-MEE-ah):
Sauraceae::Houttuynia Chameleon, Lizard Plant, Tri Color:An aggressive ground cover that grows in moist to wet sites.:(hoo-TIE-nee-a):08.26.05
Scrophulariaceae::Black Ace Turtle Head:A late blooming perennial that likes moist sites.:(chel-O-nee)(GLA-bra):
Liliaceae::Hapsen Blue Hosta:A medium sized blue leaf Hosta.::
Z Liliaceae::Hosta Weee:::
Liliaceae::Tulips:Fall planted bulbs that ushers in the spring.::
Cornaceae:cornaceae cornus sericea:Red Twig Dogwood:A medium to tall, wide spreading shrub grown for its red stems and bird attracting fruit.:(KOR-nus)(ser-EE-see-a):5.15.05
Lamiaceae::Greek Jerusalem Sage, Sticky Jerusalem Sage:A large perennial with yellow flowers.:(FLO-mis)(ru-SEL-i-aa-na) :
Asteraceae ::Argyranthemum Madeira:A free flowering series of Agyranthemum in a wide range of colors.:(ar-ji-RAN-the-mum)(froo-TESS-enz).:
Asteraceae:asteraceae cynara cardunculus:Cardoon, Perennial Cardon:A large thistle-like plant that is grown as an ornamental or an vegetable.::4.8.5
Cactaceae::Birds Nest Cactus:An easy to grow mounding cactus with white flowers tucked under the intertwining spines,::
Orobanchaceae :scrophulariaceae agalinis tenuifolia:Slender False Foxglove, Slender Gerardia, Slender Agalinis, Common False Foxglove:A slender stemmed flowering annual.: :6.24.05
Cyperaceae::Palm Sedge :Called a Palm Sedge since its leaves somewhat resemble a Palm.:(KAIR-ex)(mus-king-goo-MEN-sis) :
Asteraceae::Angels Tears Yarrow, Angels Tears Achillea:An Achillea with a plethora of small double white flowers.:(ak-i-LEA)(TAR-mik-ka):
Rosaceae::Blackhawk Mountain Ash:A Mountain Ash cultivar that is resistant to sun scald and other disease.:(Sor-bus) (aw-ku-PA-ria):
Lamiaceae ::Pink Chintz Thyme:A rapid growing ground cover Thyme with pink flowers.:(THY-mus):
Pinaceae::Twisted Needle Scots Pine:A narrow upright form of Scots Pine.:(PIE-nus)(sil-VES-tris):
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea glauca humpty dumpty:Humpty Dumpty Dwarf White Spruce:A short plumb very hardy plant.:(PI-see-AH)(glaw-cah):5.3.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta sieboldiana blue angel:Hosta Blue Angel:A very large, vigorous, blue leaf Hosta with large white flowers::This is a very impressive, massive blue Hosta
Liliaceae:liliaceae tulipa viridiflora:Viridiflora Tulips, Green Tulips:The flowers of the Viridiflora Tulips have a vertical green coloration in some or all of their petals. Often considered to be a novelty in Tulips. A late season blooming plant. ::1-01-02
Tiliaceae::American Sentry Linden:A medium to large American Linden cultivar.:(TIL-i-ah)(a-mer-i-KA-na):
Saxifragaceae::Obsidian Coral Bells:Obsidian is considered to be one of the darkest colored of the Coral Bells. :(HEW-ker-ah):
Hydrangeaceae ::Smooth Hydrangea:A native Hydrangea with white flower heads.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Asteraceae::Pretty Belinda Yarrow:An Achillea with pink and lavender flowers.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Liliaceae::Hosta Moon Lily:A medium Hosta with yellow gold foliage.::
Lamiaceae::Mint Leaf Swedish Ivy:A Swedish Ivy with cascading stems that is commonly used in combination with annuals, in patio pots, window boxes and hanging baskets. Also an easy to grow plant for the bright to moderate lit areas of the interior of buildings.::
Pinaceae::Vanderwolfs Pine, Vanderwolfs Limber Pine:A good smaller form of the much larger Limber Pine. Has nice blue to gray green needles.:(PI-nus)(FLEKS-i-lis):
Fagaceae::Purple Leaf Beech, Purple Beech:A very large Beech tree with black-red purple leaves.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Brassicaceae::Alyssum Clear Crystal:A new cultivar of Sweet Alyssum with larger and more fragrant flowers:(lob-U-la-ri-ah)(ma-RIT-i-ma):
Aceraceae::Columnar Norway Maple:A Columnar Norway Maple.:(Aye-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
Caprifoliaceae::Harvest Gold Viburnum, Park Harvest Viburnum:A Viburnum with yellow foliage in the spring.:(vy-BER-num):
Hemerocallidaceae::Heirloom Daylily:This section contains pictures of Daylily cultivars produced in the 1960's or earlier::
Cupressaceae::Green Sargent Juniper:A lighter green version of Sargent Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Rosaceae ::Snow Garland Spirea:Produces arching branches covered with white flowers.:(spy-REE-ah) :
Caryophyllaceae::Moss Champion:A low growing plant, good for rock gardens. In nature it is an aggressive pioneer species.:(si-LEE-nee)(ah-KAW-lis):
Amarylidaceae::Amaryllis cultivars:A long lived, easy to flower indoor plant.::
Poaceae::Pigeon Grass, Yellow Foxtail, Yellow Bristle Grass:An introduced grass from Europe. Found growing all over the USA and Canada.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae ornithogalum caudatum:False Sea Onion, Pregnant Onion:A weird but loveable, non-demanding plant. Give it lots of light, keep it on the dry side and it will last forever.::4.12.05
Iridaceae:iridaceae iris germanica dividing iris:Dividing Iris:This section contains a description on how to divide Iris.::4.19.05
Cactaceae:cactaceae schlumbergera bridgessi:Christmas Cactus:A very popular epiphytic cactus grown for its beautiful flowers that bloom at Christmas time and also may bloom later on in the spring. Can be difficult to get to bloom since it needs to have a resting period, proper temperature and the right day length::4.5.02, 6.02.02 4.12.05
Caprifoliaceae::Shasta Viburnum:An improved wide spreading Doublefile Viburnum.:(vy-BER-num)(pli-KA-tum):
Moraceae:moraceae ficus pumila:Creeping Fig:A moderately difficult plant to grow. It needs warm temperature and high humidity. In the greenhouse it’s a weed, in the house it can be a challenge.::7.7.02 4.30.05
Polemoniaceae::Sun Kissed Prairie Phlox:A cultivar of the native Prairie Phlox with pink flowers and pointed yellow edged foliage.::
Asteraceae::Garden Mum cultivars:::
Amaranthaceae::Beefsteak:An Iresine with intense red foliage.:(eh-ri-SEE-nay)(herb-sti-ee):4.8.5
Malvaceae::Midnight Marvel Hardy Hibiscus:A hardy Hibiscus with larger deep red flowers. Be patient in the spring they are slow to start growing.::
Iridaceae::Siberian Iris Gulls Wings:One of the finest white flowering Siberian Iris available. A great landscape perennial.:(EYE-ris)(sy-BEER-ah-kuh):11.28.05
Rosaceae::Applejack Rose, Apple Jack Rose:A pink rose growing as a shrub or a climber.::
Taxodiaceae::Everlow Yew:A lower growing Yew.:(TAKS-us):
Begoniaceae::Begonia Palomar Prince:A rhizomatous Begonia with dark green, deeply cut leaves. Can be used in hanging baskets.::
Caprifoliaceae::Seven Son Flower, Seven-Son Flower:A late summer blooming shrub with white flowers that can be a Butterfly magnet. The white flower bloom is followed by purplish red flower-like structures that consist of red fruit along with sepal-like rose calyces.:(hep-ta-coh-DIE-um)(my-co-nee-OY-deez):
Asteraceae::Cup Plant:This section contains pictures of the Cup Plant used in gardens as a very tall perennial.:(SIL-phee-um):
Tropaelolaceae::Fordhook Nasturtium:A tall single climbing type nasturtium.:(troo-PEE-oo-lum)(MA-jus):
Fabaceae::Joys Pride Red Bud:A Redbud selected for its egg plant colored fruit.:(SER-cis)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
Asteraceae::Golden Jubilee Marigold:Golden Jubilee Marigold has double yellow flowers.::
Crassulaceae::Xenox Sedum, Xenox Stonecrop:An upright shrubby Sedum with dark foliage and pink flowers. Considered to be an improved Sedum Purple Emperor.::
Agavaceae::Spanish Bayonet, Palma Pita, Palma de Datil, Spanish Dagger :A tall Yucca for the warmer hardiness zones.::
Asteraceae::Stokes Aster:Produces large daisy-like flowers. Needs well drained soils to survive the winter.:(stoh-KEE-zhi-ah)(LEE-vis):
Alliaceae::Allium Pink Planet, Pink Planet Ornamental Onion:A Ornamental Onion with good sized long blooming pink flowers.::
Cyperaceae ::Grays Sedge, Morning Star Sedge:A good plant for moist areas.:(KAIR-ex)(GRAY-eye):
Cupressaceae::Vintage Gold:A dwarf slow growing Chamaecyparis with yellow foliage.:(kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):
Poaceae ::Citronella grass, Nardus, Nard Grass, Mana grass:A clump forming tender grass with bluish-green foliage. Citronella is derived from this grass.:(sim-boh-POH-gon):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Confetti Series:A series of Maiden Pink Dianthus. An improvement over the species Dianthus deltoides.:(dy-AN-thus)(del-TOY-deez):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta sum and substance:Hosta Sum and Substance:A very large growing Hosta with yellow foliage.::4.26.05
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum matrona:Sedum Matrona:A medium size perennial with pink flowers and burgundy-green foliage. Best in the full sun.::5.15.05, 5.25.05
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae juniperus chinensis hetzi:Hetzi Juniper:Hetzi is a fast growing Juniper that is usually too big for the urban landscape. Wide spreading with a medium height plant for the full sun.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):10-23-2001 5.15.05
Liliaceae::Mrs R O Backhouse Martagon Lily:A Martagon Lily with dozens of pendulous straw yellow flowers.::
Pinaceae::Upright Mugo Pine:An upright form of the Mugo Pine.:(PIE-nus)(MU-go):
Polygonaceae:polygonaceae rumex crispus:Curly Dock, Yellow Dock, Sour Dock:An alien plant that has spread throughout most of the USA. A common weed of pastures and fields.::5.9.05
Liliaceae ::Hosta Innswood:A medium to large plant with heavily corrugated yellow centers.::
Platyceriaceae::Staghorn Fern:A genus of ferns found growing on the sides of trees in the wild. Needs warm temperature, good light and prefers higher humidity.:(plat-ee-SIR-ee-um):01.18.05
Oleaceae::Charles X Lilac:A Lilac with violet purple flowers.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Betulaceae::American Hornbeam, Blue Beech, Ironwood, Muscle Tree:A small native tree.:(kar-PI-nus)(ka-ro-lin-i-A-na):
Asteraceae::Red Satin Coreopsis:A thread-leaf type Coreopsis with dark red flowers. Part of the Permathread series of Coreopsis.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Asteraceae::Dusty Miller SIlver Dust:An annual grown for its silvery-gray foliage. Very cold tolerant and at times has over wintered in zone #5b.:(se-NE-shi-oh)(sin-se-RA-ri-ah):
Cactaceae:cactaceae mammilaria bocasana var. multiceps:Powderpuff Cactus:The plant produces many offsets that surround the mother plant creating a powder puff looking plant.::4.12.5
Saxifragaceae::Chardonnay Pearls Deutzia:A nice compact plant with lime yellow foliage and fragrant white flowers.:(DUUT-si-a)(GRAS-l-lis):
Crassulaceae::Paddle Plant, Desert Cabbage, Dog Tongue Plant:A succulent plant that can be grown as a House Plant or outdoors in the garden.::
Rosaceae::Potentilla Primrose Beauty:A Potentilla with pale primrose yellow flowers:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Polemoniaceae::Bright Eyes Garden Phlox:A medium Garden Phlox with light pink flowers with red eyes.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Phormiaceae ::Maori Sunset New Zealand Flax:An Yucca-like plant with apricot to pink tones blending with the green of the leaves.::
Balsaminaceae::Fiesta Ole Peppermint:Where this Impatien may lack in flower production, it makes up with the variegated foliage.:(im-PAY-shuns):
Lamiaceae ::Plectranthus Marginatus:An upright Swedish Ivy with green variegated leaves.:(plek-RAN-thus)(FOR ster ii):02.16.06
Cyperaceae::Blue Sedge, Glaucous Sedge, Carnation-Grass:A small slow creeping fine textured Carex with blue-gray foliage:(KAIR-ex)(FLAH-ca):
Brassicaceae::Lebanon Stonecress:A small plant for the alpine or rock garden.:(ieth-ee-o-NEE-a) (ko-rid-FOL-ee-um):
Begoniaceae::Begonia Night life series:A series of Begonia with bronze leaves. An improvement over the Begonia "Cocktail series".: (be-GON-yuh):
Ranunculaceae::Clematis evergreen group:This group of Clematis has evergreen and semi-evergreen foliage.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Caprifoliaceae::Aurora Viburnum:An improved cultivar of Viburnum carlesii.:(vy-BER-num):
Rosaceae::Rainbow Knockout Rose:A member of the Knockout Rose series with coral pink flowers.::
Caryophyllaceae::Diabunda series:A series of compact growing Dianthus with an array of colors.:(die-AN-thus)(bar-BAY-tus):
Araceae:araceae anthurium scherzerianum:Anthurium, Flamingo Flower, Tailflower:A showy plant producing long lasting colorful flowers. A relatively difficult plant to grown because of its high humidity requirement.::4.8.5
Saxifragaceae ::Heuchera Autumn Bride:A tough adaptable Heuchera for the partial shaded areas of the garden.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Malvaceae::Pink Elephant Hibiscus:A winter hardy Hibiscus with huge pink flowers.::
Saxifragaceae::Spit Fire Coral Bells, Heuchera Coral Bells:A green foliage Coral Bells producing many small flowers on wiry stems.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Rosaceae::Manchu Rose:A large shrub rose with yellow flowers and colorful hips in the late summer fall.:(RO-zuh)(zan-TEE-nuh):03.29.06
Rosaceae::Elveshorn Shrub Rose:A shrub rose with pink flowers.::
Araceae::Red Stem Elephant Ears, Cranberry Taro, :A Elephant Ears with red petioles that remind me of Rhubarb. A perennial in zone 8 or more, treated as a tender perennial in colder climates.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
Rosaceae::Pink Flare Sargent Cherry:A hardy narrow upright pink flowering Cherry.:(PRU-nus)(sar-jen-TEE-i):
Osmundaceae::Royal Fern:A variety of the Royal fern:(os-MUN-duh):
Rosaceae::Princeton Snow Cloud Sargent Cherry:A white flowering Cherry tree.:(PRU-nus)(sar-jen-TEE-i):
Dryopteridaceae::Red Beauty Japanese Painted Fern:Red Beauty has gray green leaves with burgundy red mid ribs and veins.:(a-THI-ree-um)(nip-pon-IK-cum):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargoium crispum:Lemon-scented Geranium, Finger Bowl Geranium:A strongly lemon scented Geranium with small crinkled variegated leaves.:(pel-r-GO-ni-um):10.27.03 4.18.05
Rosaceae::Boer Cotoneaster:A low growing Cotoneaster that has good berry production and reddish fall color.:(ko-tone-EE-aster)(ad-PRES-us):
Piperaceae::Pinchusion Peperomia:Thick succulent stems with bean shaped light green leaves.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh):
Alliaceae::Hair Allium:Instead of having the traditional globular flower head, this Alliums flower is having a bad hair day.::
Euphorbiaceae::Variegated Corncob Plant, Variegated Corncob Euphorbia, Indian Corncob:A small succulent whose entire stem can be totally variegated. Not as strong of grower as the non-variegated Corncob Plant.:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh):03.01.06
Amarylidaceae::Naked Lady, Resurrection Lily, Surprise Lily:Flowers appear on naked stalks in the late summer from dormant bulbs.::
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:author's private gardens 2003-07::Contains pictures of my yard in July of 2003.::4.5.5
Campanulaceae::Lobelia Monet Moment:A medium to tall vertical plant that enjoys moist soil.:(low-BEE-lee-a):
Primulaceae ::Primula grandiflora mix:At the present I am not sure of the exact genealogy of these plants. The genus species I have used is off the labels at the gardens. With some more research I hope to solve this problem.::
Aceraceae::Full moon maple Fernleaf Fullmoon Maple.:A small deciduous tree with fantastic fall color. Reported to be one of the more cold hardy Acer japonicum cultivars.:(A-ser)(ja-PON-i-ca):
Primulaceae::Striped Victorian:This Barnhaven Primula has many flowers on one stem in shades of blues, violets and dusky pinks, all veined and striped.::
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Siberian Blues, Amur Dianthus:Not really blue, but closer to blue than most other plants in the Dianthus genus.:(dye-AN-thus):
Asteraceae::Sundance Bicolor Gaillardia, Sundance Bicolor Blanket Flower:An annual Gaillardia with bicolor domed flowers.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh)(pul-KEL-ah):
Rosaceae::Potentilla Mango Tango:A unique bi-color Potentilla having yellow flowers with centers of orange or red. I have seen flowers of this Potentilla with a waxy appearence.:(poh-ten-TILL-uh) :
Oleaceae:oleaceae syringia reticulata:Japanese Tree Lilac:A small tree or large shrub. It produces large panicles of white flowers starting around mid to end of June.:(si-RING-a):7.4.02 4.30.05
Hemerocallidaceae:liliaceae hemerocallis pink or peach flowering daylily:Pink or Peach Flowering Daylily:This section contains pictures of Daylilies with pink or peach colored flowers.::7-19-02 4.22.05
Saxifragaceae::Midnight Rose Coral Bells:Dark purple leaves with a pink splashed variegation.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Primulaceae:primulaceae lysimachia congestiflora:Lysimachia:An easy to grow vine that can be used in hanging baskets, window boxes or anywhere a cascading plant is needed. Produces many small bright yellow flowers that form a small globe.::4.28.01 5.10.05
Scrophulariaceae::Pure SIlver Veronica:A veronica with silver gray foliage. Vigorous and tolerant of heat and humidity.:(veh-RON-ih-kuh)(in-KAN-nuh):
Moraceae:moraceae morus australis unryu:Morus Unryu:A rapid growing plant with a zigzag twig pattern. Needs a protected site in zone #5.:(MO-rus):4.30.05
Hamamelidaceae::Dwarf Fothergilla:The species Fothergilla that is sometimes called Dwarf Fothergilla.:(faw-thur-GIL-luh)(gaar-DEE-nee-eye):7.15.05
Aceraceae::Bloodgood Japanese Maple:One of the more popular red foliage Japanese Maples, especially in zone #5.:(AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
Asteraceae ::Echinacea Prairie Splendor:A shorter Echinacea with plants blooming first year from seed.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Cornaceae::Venus Dogwood:A hybrid tree type Dogwood with increased vigor.:(KOR-nus):
Pinaceae::Varied Directions European Larch:"Spreading habit of this deciduous plant produces robust twigs that propel the branches up and out, in—that's right—varied directions". (Iseli Nursery):(LAR-icks)(dee-SID-uu-ah):
Ficoidaceae::Fenestraria, Baby Toes:A small highly succulent plant with window tipped leaves.:(fen-es-TRAY-ree-uh):
Plantaginaceae:scrophulariaceae penstemon digitalis huskers red:Pentstemon Huskers Red:A vigorous perennial with burgundy stems, red tinged leaves and many tubular white flowers.:(pen-STE-mon)(dij-ih-TAL-iss):6.24.05
Oleaceae::Forsythia Vermont Sun:A hardy selection of Forsythia from the University of Vermont.:(for-SITH-i-a):
Euphorbiaceae::Ascot Rainbow Euphorbia:A hybrid Euphorbia with colorful leaves and bracts.:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh):
Hydrangeaceae ::Burgundy Lace Hydrangea:A large growing Hydrangea paniculata type with flowers that go from white to burgundy.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Cyperaceae::Appalachia Sedge:A fine textured, clump forming native Sedge.:(KAIR-ex):
Oxalidaceae ::Creeping Red Sorrel:A common weed that is a major problem in greenhouse and nursery containers.:(oks-AL-iss) :5.1.05
Asteraceae:asteraceae aster novi-belgii snow cushion:Aster Snow Cushion:A short compact white flowering Aster.::4.9.5
Acanthaceae::Black Varnish Plant:A medium upright annual with dark colored leaves.:(soo-de-AN-tha-mum)(at-ro-per-PER-ee-um):
Primulaceae::Gold Leaf Lysimachia:A trailing ground cover type plant with yellow foliage.::
Asteraceae::Ruby Star Coneflower, Rubenstern Coneflower:An improved Magnus with sturdy stems and carmine red flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Poaceae::Miniature Bamboo:A dwarf plant needing a warm, bright and above average humidity to grow. Although called a bamboo it is really a dwarf bunching grass. Can be used as an indoor foliage plant.:(po-gon-AY-ther-um):
Celastraceae:celastraceae euonymus fortunei emerald and gold:Emerald and Gold Euonymus:A small broadleaf evergreen shrub for the full sun to semi-shaded areas of the yard. It has colorful gold variegated foliage.:(you-ON-i-mus)(for-TUNE-ne-i):7-21-01
Begoniaceae ::Trout-leaf Begonia, Trout Begonia, Mini Angel wing Begonia:An angel wing begonia with small leaves.:(be-GON-yuh):
Rosaceae::Cinderalla Flowering Crab:A dwarf petite white flowering ornamental Crab.::
Magnoliaceae::Star Magnolia cultivar:An unamed cultivar of the Star Magnolia.:(mag-NO-lee-uh)(stell-AY-tuh):
Asteraceae::Sombrero series:A series of Coneflowers with vibrant flower colors.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Cactaceae::Red Headed Irishman:A columnar Mammillaria pink to purple flowers.::4.12.5
Poaceae::Timothy Grass, Timothy, Meadow Cat's-Tail, Common Cat's Tail, Herds Grass:A grass used as a forage for cattle and harvested as hay. Easy to recognize because of its densely packed spike flower. Can be a major cause of allergies.::
Cactaceae::Red Orchid Cactus:An epiphytic tropical cactus with large red flowers. Happily grows in hanging baskets.::
Bromeliaceae :bromeliaceae aechmea fasciata:Aechmea fasciata, Silver Vase Plant, Urn Plant:One of the easier Bromeliads to grow.:(eek-MEE-uh)(fass-ee-AY-tuh):
Oleaceae::Lilac Sensation:A bi color with purple petals and a white edge.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
Malvaceae::Summer Storm Hardy Hibiscus:This hardy Hibiscus produces dinner plate size blush pink with deep red eye flowers.:(hi-BIS-kus):
Dipsacaceae::Knautia Melton Pastels:A short lived perennial with small dome shaped flowers:(NOT-ee-uh):
Convolvulaceae:convolvulaceae ipomea batatus sweet potatoe roots:Sweet Potato Roots:If you have ever wondered why this plant is called a "Sweet Potato". The following set of pictures of the roots will solve this mystery:(ip-oh-MEE-a)(bat-TAT-as):5.15.05
Fagaceae ::Purple English Oak:A slow growing English Oak with reddish purple leaves.::
Pinaceae ::Sunshine Blue Spruce:A dwarf Blue Spruce with bright yellow foliage in the spring to early summer.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
Oleaceae::Cheyenne Privet:A hardy Privet that can be sheared into a hedge.:(li-GUS-trum)(vul-GA-ree):
Malvaceae::Mars Magic Hollyhock:A tall red Hollyhock that will (may) bloom first year from seeds.:(al-SEE-a)(Ro-see-a):
Oleaceae ::Beijing Gold Peking Lilac:A medium size tree with unusual primrose yellow flowers.::
Asteraceae ::Primadonna Deep Rose Cone Flower:A large coneflower with large deep rose flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Liliaceae::Lilium speciosum rubrum:A heirlooom lily with large fragrant flowers.::
Commelinaceae:commelinaceae tradescantia:Inch Plant, Speedy Jenny, Chain Plant:A quintessential group of creeping vine-like plants that are easy to grow in the indoors. They come in a large variety of leaf colors. :(tray-dess-CAN-tee-ah):4.15.05
Melastromataceae::Large Leaf Princess Flower:A tender shrub grown as a tender annual in northern gardens.:(tib-oo-KYE-nuh)or (ti-boo-CHEE-na):
Caprifoliaceae ::Goldflame Honeysuckle Vine:A fast growing vine with interesting tubular pink to yellow flowers.:(lon-ISS-er-a)(hek-ROT-ee-eye):
Rosaceae::Cotoneaster racemiflorus, Red Bead Cotoneaster:A little know and used member of the Cotoneaster genus of shrubs.:(ko-tone-EE-aster)(RA-sem-i-florus)(soon-GOR-i-kus):
Lamiaceae::Herrenhausen Oregano, Herrenhausen Ornamental Oregano:An ornamental Oregano with flowers that look like small Common Lilac flowers.:(or-RI-ga-num)(lee-vih-GAY-tum):
Araceae::Blue Hawaii Elephant Ears:Elephant Ears with purple veins and dark petioles.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
Poaceae::Elija Blue Fescue:A Blue Fescue cultivar with better foliage color and growth form. Can be short lived but division will rejuvenate the clump.:(fes-TOO-kah)(sin-er-EE-ah):
Cyperaceae::Orange Sedge:An unique mounding sedge with coppery orange colored foliage.:(KAIR-eks)(test-uh-SEE-uh):
Liliaceae::Tiny Tears Hosta, Young Maidan Host:A dwarf mounding Hosta with green heart shaped leaves.::
Convolvulaceae::Clark's Heavenly Blue Morning Glory:An annual vine that is a prolific bloomer of large blue flowers with a white throat:(eye-po-MEE-ah):
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Goodness Grows:A long blooming low growing perennial with spikes of deep blue flowers.:(ve-RON-i-ka):
Pinaceae::Jacobsens Pyramid Japanese Larch:A fast growing smaller Japanese Larch cultivar.:(LAR-iks)(KEM-fer-eye):
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae salvia farinacea blue bedder:Salvia Blue Bedder:A tall growing annual with spikes of dark blue flowers. One of my favorite plants.:(SAL-vee-a)(fa-rih-NAY-see-a):7-22-01 4.21.05
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae heuchera micrantha palace purple:Coral Bells Palace Purple, Heuchera Palace Purple, Heuchera Powis Castle:One of the earliest purple-leaf types of Coral Bells to appear on the market. A small to medium plant for the semi-shaded areas of the garden.:(HEW-ker-ah):11.08.01 6.1.05
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae anemone canadensis:Meadow Anemone, Canada Anemone:A native wildflower found growing in shaded moist areas of the woods. White flowers in the spring.:(a-NEM-o-nee):5.10.05
Asparagaceae:: Brians Diamonds Cordyline, Brians Diamonds Ti Plant:A tropical plant that is commonly used in combination with flowering annuals in outdoor pots and sometimes in gardens. Also can be grown as a colorful indoor plant.:(kor-dil-LYE-nee):
Oleaceae::Forsythia Bronx, Bronx green Stem Forsythia:A shorter flat topped Forsythia growing to about 12 inches tall.:(for-SITH-i-a):
Euphorbiaceae::Euphorbia Hip Hop:Creates a mass of white flowers reminiscent of Baby's Breath. Heat, full sun and drought tolerant. Culture the same as Euphorbia Diamond Frost but this plant is a bit more aggressive. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(yew-FOR-bee-ah):
Solanaceae ::Petunia Shock Wave series:Agroup of Petunias with the spreading habit of "Wave Petunias" but with smaller flowers.::
Aceraceae::Bonfire Maple:A fast growing Sugar Maple selection with good heat resistance and fall foliage color.::11.22.05
Asteraceae::Persian Cornflower:A medium sized plant that produces interesting rosey pink fringed flowers.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh)(day-al-BAH-tuh):4.8.5
Asteraceae::Crystal Ice Licorice Plant:Very similar to the more common Heilichrysum Icycle, but supposedly more silvery:(he-lee-KRIS-um (than-SHAN-ih-kum):
Vitaceae::Virginia Creeper, Woodbine:An aggressive vine or ground cover for the shaded areas of the garden:(par-then-oh-SIS-us)(kwin-kwe-FO-li-ah):
Fagaceae ::Red Oak, Northern Red Oak:A fast growing large Oak tree.:(KWER-kus)(RUU-bra):01.18.05
Rosaceae::Pauls Scarlet Hawthorn:A red flowering Hawthorn.:(kra-TEE-gus):
Onagraceae::Gaura Pink Cloud:Medium perennial producing masses of small pink flowers on whimsy stems.:(GAW-ra)(lind-HAY-mer-eye):
Brassicaceae ::Autumn Snow Candytuft:A cultivar that flowers heavy in the spring and some in the fall.:(eye-BEER-is) (sem-per-VY-renz):
Scrophulariaceae::Rocket Snapdragons series:A series of tall Snapdragons with a wide range of colors. Grows best in the spring, late summer and fall. A tender perennial mostly grown as an annual.:(an-tih-RI-num)(MAY-jus):
Geraniaceae::Scented Geranium Charity:A scented Geranium with maple leaf shaped leaves with yellow centers.:(pel-ar-GO-ni-um):
Lamiaceae::Orange Spice Creeping Thyme:A creeping Thyme with scented foliage. Tolerates light foot traffic.:average, well drained, rots easily in wet soggy soils:
Fagaceae::Chestnut Oak, Basket Oak, Rock Oak, Tannin Bark Oak:A small to medium Oak:(KWER-kuss)(PRI-nus):
Liliaceae::Claude Martagon Lily:A Martagon Lily with dozens of pendulous reddish maroon flower.::
Bromeliaceae::Aechmea zebrina Surprise:An Aechmea with dark burgundy foliage with gray striations. Blossoms are orange and yellow.:(eek-MEE-uh):
Araliaceae::Variegated Five-leaf Aralia, Eleutherococcus sieboldianus `Variegatus`:A variegated shrub for the shaded areas of the garden.::
Rosaceae::Little Devil Ninebark:This Physocarpus is like a miniature Diablo in every way, including leaves, flowers and stature.:(fi-so-KAR-pus)(op-u-li-FO-li-us):
Asteraceae:asteraceae artemesia ludoviciana:White Sage:A native wildflower with white/silver gray colored leaves.:(ar-te-MIZ-ee-uh):4.9.5
Poaceae ::Grosse Fountaine Miscanthus:A large ornamental grass with silvey plumes. :(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Rose Queen:A perennial with rosy pink flowers.::
Papaveraceae::Celandine Poppy:A native wildflower that grows best in moist shaded wild flower gardens. :(sty-LAH-for-um):
Convolvulaceae::Illusion series of Sweet Potato Vine:A series of Sweet Potato plants..:(ip-oh-MEE-a)(ba-TAT-as):
Lamiaceae::Spearmint:An aggressive plant with white flowers and Spearmint scented foliage.::
Asteraceae::Fever Few, Matricaria:Produces a large amount of small white daisy-like flowers with a yellow center.:(tan-a-SEE-tum)(par-THE-ni-um):
Ericaceae::Compact Korean Rhododendron:A free flowering Rhododendron hardy to zone #5.:(roh-doe-DEN-dron):
Plantaginaceae::Pineleaf Penstemon, Pineneedle Bearded Tongue:A compact version of Pineneedle Penstemon that is at home in the hot dry areas of the garden.:(pen-STE-mon):09.23.05
Crassulaceae::Propeller Plant, Airplane Plant:An easy to grow succulent plant with propeller shaped leaves.::
Malvaceae::Luna White Hardy Hibiscus:A hardy Hibiscus with large white flowers. One of the last shrubs to bloom in the garden. Be patient since Hibiscus are one of the last plants to show growth in the spring of the year.::
Rosaceae::Tom Thumb Cotoneaster, Little Gem Cotoneaster:A slow growing shrub with glossy green foliage.:(ko-toe-nee-AS-ter) :
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae lonicera:Honeysuckle:A large growing shrub that was over planted and escaped into natural areas becoming a woody noxious weed. It should not be used!!!!!!!:(lon-ISS-er-a):12.12.02, 07.28.03 4.12.05
Asteraceae :::::
Solanaceae::Calibracha Superbells series:A series of Calibrachoa producing a plethora of flowers. Good where trailing plants or ground covers are needed. A Proven Winner plant. A tender perennial grown as an annual:(cal-i-bra-KO-a):
Lamiaceae::Golden Oregano:A gold leaf form of Oregano.:(oh-RIG-a-num)(vul-GA-re):
Polypodiaceae:polypodiaceae nephrolepis exaltata bostoniensis:Boston Fern:One of the more adaptable ferns to the interior of buildings. An old time favorite plant in cultivation since 1894.:(nef-roh-LEP-iss)(eks-all-TAY-tuh):5.10.05
Ericaceae:ericaceae rhododendron mikkelii:Rhododendron Mikkeli:A hardy Finish Rhododendron cultivar.:(row-do-DEN-dron):02.01.04 5.17.05
Lamiaceae::Miss Manners Obedient Plant:A white flowering Obedient plant. Reported to be a non-spreading form of Physostegia.:(fi-so-STEE-ji-ah)(ver-jin-i-A-na):
Berberidaceae::Tama-no-genpei Epimedium, Tama-no-genpei Barrenwort, Tama-no-genpei Bishops Hat:A good spreading perennial for the shade. Tolerates drier soil conditions once established.:(epi-MEE-dee-um)(grand-i-FLO-rum):
Araceae:araceae aglaonema modestum:Chinese Evergreen:An easy to grow plant for the more difficult places in the house. This is the species plant and has been superseded by many better and more colorful cultivars. ::4.8.5
Hemerocallidaceae::TA Ming Daylily:A heirloom Daylily with orange yellow flowers.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
Campanulaceae::Campanula Sarastro:Pendulous, bell shaped purple blossoms cover this plant during the bloom season.:(kam-PAN-yew-la):
Rosaceae::Monarchs Velvet Potentilla, Monarchs Velvet Cinquefoil, Scarlet cinquefoil:A mounded plant with scarlet red flowers.:(poh-ten-TILL-uh)(THUR-ber-eye):
Onagraceae::Windchime Fuchsia:A very floriferous Fuchsia with red and white pendulous flowers.:(fyew-sha):
Liliaceae ::Satisfaction Oriental Lily:An Oriental trumpet type plant.::
Fabaceae::Minstead Scotch Broom:A small shrub covered with fuchsia purple flowers.:(SIT-is-us)(sko-PAIR-ee-us):
Caprifoliaceae ::Shoshoni Viburnum:A compact version of the larger Shasta Viburnum.::
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium geraniums:Hardy Geraniums:The Cranesbills are your true Geraniums, easily hardy to Zone #5. Where as the red ones are "Pelargonium" from warmer, temperate climates and are not winter hardy to Zone #5. We have to go back over 250 years and blame Linnaeus for this confusion.::5.18.05
Poaceae:poaceae bouteloua curtipendula:Side-Oats Grama:Forms small tufts of narrow leaves with arching flower scapes.::5.7.05
Hemerocallidaceae::Pandora's Box Daylily:An evergreen Daylily with a large bold eye and contrasting ground color.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
Caprifoliaceae ::Weigela Canary:A yellow flowering Weigela.:(wie-GE-la0(sub-SES-i-lis):
Asteraceae:asteraceae liatris aspera:Rough Blazing Star:A medium to tall native prairie plant. Grows in full sun and drier soils.::07.06.03 4.10.5
Hydrangeaceae::False Hydrangea-Vine Rose Sensation:A Hydrangea vine with pink sepals. Attaches (cements) itself with holdfasts.:(skiz-o-FRAG-ma):
Saxifragaceae::Amethyst Astilbe:An Astilbe with lavender plumes.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Geraniaceae::Variegated Nutmeg Scented Geranium:A variegated leaf Scented Geranium with a nutmeg scent.:(pel-r-GO-ni-um):
Asteraceae:asteraceae achillea moonshine:Moonshine Yarrow, Achillea Moonshine:One of the better landscape perennials. Needs full sun, normal to dry soil conditions. Has a long floral display and the foliage is a gray/silver color.::
Scrophulariaceae::Shooting Stars Nemesia:A Nemesia with very exotic fragrant flowers. Claire Woods of Annie's Annuals and Perennials describes the flower to "looking more punk-rock Muppet than astronomical, the flower-faces have purple lipstick and a serious Mohawk".:(ne-MEE-see-uh)(kye-RAN-thus):
Caprifoliaceae::Hubei Viburnum:This Viburnum is seldom found for sale.:(vy-Ber-num):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium macrorrhizum ingwersen's variety:Geranium Ingwersen's Variety:An aggressive, draught tolerant Geranium that spreads by rhizomes forming an impenetrable ground cover. Grows best in the full sun, medium height and wide spreading.::5-3-01 4.18.05
Aquifoliaceae:aquifoliacea ilex verticillata:Winterberry Holly:A medium to large shrub that tolerates wet areas. Produces ornamental red fruit on the female plant.::01.16.02 4.8.5
Berberidaceae ::Red Barrenwort:A shaded loving ground cover perennial with red flowers.:(epi-MEE-de-um):
Ericaceae::April Reign Rhododendron:A smaller Rhododendron with double pink flowers.::
Geraniaceae::Blushing Turtle Geranium:A mounding Geranium sanguineum with pink flowers and darker veins. :(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um):
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria trifasciata laurentii:Golden Snake Plant, Variegated Snake Plant,Golden mother-in-law-tongue:A very common Sansevieria with yellow vertical bands on the edge of the leaves.:(san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(try-fask-ee-AH-tuh):4.27.05
Caprifoliaceae::Wavecrest Viburnum, Wavecrest Sieboldi Viburnum:A large growing Viburnum with red spring foliage and white flowers followed by red berries.:(vy-BER-num):
Cupressaceae::Western Arborvitae Jan:A form of the Western Arborvitae.::
Rosaceae::Carefree Wonder Shrub Rose:A vigorous very disease resistant pink flowering shrub rose.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae helianthus lemon queen:Helianthus Lemon Queen:A very large plant that reaches up to six feet with a spread of four. Loaded with lemon yellow daisy-like flowers in August.:(HE-li-an-thus):07.06.03 4.9.5
Rosaceae::Snowfall Nine Bark, Snowfall Physocarpus:A white blooming Ninebark with green foliage.:(fi-so-KAR-pus)(op-u-li-FO-li-us):
Phormiaceae::New Zeeland Flax:A tropical perennial resembling a Yucca filamentosa.::
Caryophyllaceae :carophyllaceae dianthus deltoides:Maiden Pinks:A low mat forming ground cover perennial. Produces masses of small flowers on wiry stems from late May through most of June.::6.28.02, 4.7.5
Betulaceae::Speckled Alder, European Gray Alder:A small tree or a large shrub. Can tolerate wet soils.:(AL-nus)(in-CAY-na):
Lamiaceae::Lamb's Ears, Woolly Betony, :The name "Lamb's Ears" comes form the soft woolly texture of the leaves. A pettable plant.:(STAY-kis)((by-zan-TEEN-A):
Asteraceae::Oranges and Lemons Gaillardia:A Gaillardia cultivar with a mix of oranges and yellows.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea weeping spruce:Weeping Spruce:This is an excellent specimen plant for the garden.:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):12.29.02 5.3.05
Cactaceae::Rebutia:A nice easy to grow small Cactus for the window sill.::4.12.05, 09.23.05
Cupressaceae ::Blue Pfitzer Juniper:A Pfitzer type Juniper with blue foliage esecially on older plants.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Asteraceae::Zinnia Envy:An unique colored Zinnia with lime green to green colored flowers:(zin-EE-a)(EL-e-genz):
Rosaceae::Swan Lake Three Lobe Spirea:A compact version of the species plant.:(spy-REE-a)(tri-lo-BA-tah):
Juncaceae::Hedgehog Juncus, Hedgehog Rush:A compact vertical accent plant with stiff upright blueish green leaves.:(JUN-kus)(in-FLEX-us) :
Polypodiaceae:polypodiaceae pteris cretica:Table Fern, Cretan Brake Fern, Brake Fern:A small easy to grow small Fern. :(TARE-iss)(KRET-ee-kuh):5.10.05
Poaceae::Deweys Blue Switch Grass, Deweys Blue Switch Grass:A tough glaucous blue Switch Grass.::
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Cosmic Evolution:A prolific blooming Coreopsis with cream white flowers with irregular red coloration. Part of the Big Bang series of Coreopsis.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Labiatae:lamiaceae monarda didyma:Monarda photo album:A medium tall, wide spreading group of perennials for the full sun areas of the garden:mon-NAR-da):09.03.03 4.21.05
Primulaceae::Lacy Lady Primula:A Primula with lacy petaled flowers with a pink to deep rose edge.: :
Solanaceae::Nicotiana Bella:A medium size Nicotiana with trumpet shaped flowers of white to pink on the same plant.:(nih-ko-shee-AN-nuh)(SAN-der-ay):
Taxodiaceae::Maureen Columnar Yew:A slow growing, dwarf columnar Yew.::
Rosaceae::Lemon Meringue Rose:A large yellow flowering shrub Rose. Can be trained as a climber.:(ROE-sah):
Fabaceae:fagaceae gleditsia triacanthos shade master:Shade Master Honey Locust:A wide spreading Honeylocust that produce a light shade. Reported to be fairly resistant to the problems that can plaque a Locust tree.::5.17.05
Commelinaceae:commelinaceae rhoeo spathacea:Boat lily, Rheo, Oyster plant, Moses-In-The-Boat:An easy to grow plant for the bright areas of the indoors. Very tolerant of many different growing environments.::4.15.05
Polemoniaceae::Garden Phlox Tracy's Treasure:A tall Garden Phlox with soft pink flowers. Has a very long blooming season.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Rosaceae::Darts Gold Ninebark:A smaller compact Ninebark with golden yellow foliage in the spring.:(fi-so-KAR-pus)(op-u-li-FO-li-us):
Asclepiadaceae ::Balloon Flower, Oscar, Swan Plant:A large growing plant with small white flowers and inflated balloon-like seed pods.:(as-KLEE-pi-as):
Rubiaceae::Firecracker Shrub, Texas Firebush, Mexican Firebush, Scarlet Bush, Redhead, Hummingbird Bush :A tropical shrub with red orange tubular flowers.:(ham-EE-lee-uh)(PAT-ens):
Scrophulariaceae::Angelonia Angel Face:A variety of Angelonia with an upright branching habit and a larger flower size. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(an-ge-low-nee-a)(an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):
Asteraceae:asteraceae solidago nemoralis:Old Field Goldenrod, Gray Goldenrod:A distinctive goldenrod that has an unbranched stemed with a narrow flower inflorescence that arches toward one side. As with all Goldenrod's, they are not the culprit that cause allergy problems. Their pollen is relatively heavy and is carried away by insects not the wind.:(sol-i-DAH-go):09.21.02 4.11.05
Scrophulariaceae::Juicy Fruits Kumquat Nemesia:A free flowering Nemesia with bright colored flowers.:(ne-MEE-see-uh):
Saxifragaceae::Deutzia gracillis aurea:A deutzia with yellow foliage during the spring.:(DUUT-si-a)(GRAS-l-lis):
Rosaceae:rosaceae spiraea x bumalda magic carpet:Spirea Magic Carpet:A new compact improvement of the ever popular Goldflame Spirea.:(spy-REE-ah):07.25.03 5.27.05
Asteraceae::Phantom Eupatorium, Phantom Joe Pye Weed:A compact Eupatorium with wine red to burgundy flowers.:(yew-pah-TOH-ri-um):
Rosaceae::Climbing Roses:This section contains general information on the Climbing Rose::
Euphorbiaceae:euphorbiaceae acalypha hispida:Chenille Plant, Red Hot Cat's Tail, Philippines Medusa, Fox tail:The drooping tassels of flowers are the main attraction of this plant.:(a-KAL-ee-fa)(HIS-pi-da):12.29.02 5.17.05
Campanulaceae ::Common Lady Bells:A medium size plant with blue flowers. Very adaptable to growing conditions. Similar in appearance to Campanula.:(a-den-OFF-or-a)or(ad-e-NOF-o-ra):
Apocynaceae::Star Jasmine, Confederate Jasmine, Trader's Compass:A warm climate vine with fragrant white, star-shaped flowers. In colder climates it can be taken in doors and over wintered.:(tray-key-low-SPER-mum) (jaz-min-OY-deez):
Agavaceae:agavaceae yucca elephantipes:Yucca, Spineless Yucca:A large growing tree for the interior of a building. Very easy to grow, tolerates a wide variety of growing conditions::rev.9.26.03 4.5.5
Styracaceae::Carolina Silverbell, Silverbell Tree, Snowdrop Tree, Opossum Wood, Calico Wood, Tiss Wood, Bell Wood, Wild Olive, :A small to medium tree loaded with white bell flowers in the spring. Needs a special spot to be successfully grown.:(hal-EE-zhee-uh)(car-oh-LINE-na):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Carl, Carl Sedum:Another improved version of the ubiquitous Sedum Autumn Joy.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae echinacea purpurea cultivars:Purple Coneflower Cultivars:A medium tall and medium spreading plant for the full sun areas of the garden. There are many great cultivars of this tough native Coneflower.::
Asclepiadaceae:asclepiadaceae asclepias verticillata:Whorled Milkweed:An interesting member of the Milkweed genus. Has thin linear leaves and small greenish-white flowers.::
Commelinaceae:commelinaceae tradescantia albiflora albo-vittata:Variegated Inch Plant:A variegated form of the Inch plant. :(tray-dess-CAN-tee-ah):4.15.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae erythronium americanum:Yellow Trout Lily, Troutlily, Yellow Adderstongue, Dogtooth Violet:This inhabitant of the moist shaded areas has a beautiful yellow flower. The showy foliage is green with a brown-mottling. Like many woodland wildflowers this plant is ephemeral.::5.14.02 4.22.05
Asteraceae::Flying Saucers Coreopsis:A uniform growing Coreopsis with a plethora of single yellow flowers.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Asteraceae::Sienna Sunset Coreopsis:A thread leaf Coreopsis cultivar with a new color.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Grossulariaceae::Red Lake Current:A Current cultivar that produces a plethora of red fruit.::
Euphorbiaceae::Fens Ruby Euphorbia:Fens Ruby is an Euphorbia that emerges plum color than the foliage changes to blue green. Can be an aggressive re-seeder.:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh)(sy-par-ISS-ee-ass):
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Pot of Gold:An improved selection of Rudbeckia Goldstrum.:(rud-BEK-ee-ah)(FULL-jih-dah) variety (sul-ih-VAN-tee-eye):
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae astillbe:Astilbe:A group of plants if grown in an area to their liking will produce colorful plumes of flowers. The main factors to get maximum performance are: proper soil moisture, division and fertilizing::6.1.05
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae viburnum x juddi:Juddi Viburnum:A very showy, early spring blooming, fragrant shrub. This is an improved hybrid of Viburnum carlesii (Koreanspice Viburnum):(vy-BER-num):4.12.05
Osmundaceae::Cinnamon Fern:An easy to grow tall fern for the moist to wet areas of the garden.:(os-MUN-duh)(sin-uh-MOH-mee-uh):
Rosaceae:rosaceae aronia arbutifolia brilliantissima:Red Chokeberry:A tall medium spreading shrub that is loaded with white flowers in the spring, persistent red berries and brilliant red fall foliage. Grows in full to semi-shade conditions.:(ar-ROH-nee-uh):6.9.02 5.11.05
Berberidaceae:berberidaceae mahonia aquifolium:Oregon Grape Holly, Mahonia Flame:A small broad leaf evergreen shrub with glossy dark green leaves and yellow flowers. Needs a sheltered site to survive in zone #5.:(ma-HO-nee-uh)(a-kwee-FOH-lee-um):4.11.05
Aceraceae::Tsuma-gaki Japanese Maple:A small tree with yellowish green leaves edged with red.:(AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
Liliaceae:liliaceae tulipa greggii:Greggii Tulips:The Gregii Tulips have been developed directly from species tulips native to Turkistan. They have a limited color range and bloom early in the season. Their foliage is spotted or striped. ::03.22.03 4.27.05
Asteraceae:asteraceae silphinum laciniatum:Compass Plant, Pilot Plant, Gum Weed:A group of long lived tall native prairie plants.:(SIL-phee-um) :08.13.02 4.11.5
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae viburnum lantana variegatum:Variegated Wayfaring Viburnum:An interesting variegated form of the Viburnum lantana.:(vy-BER-num):6.2.02 4.12.05
Pinaceae::Diana Japanese Larch:A fast growing Japanese Larch with twisted branches, twigs and needles.:(LAR-iks)(KEM-fer-eye):
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 10:Bulbocodium Daffodils.:The Bulbocodium Daffodils have usually one flower per stem. The perianth segments can be very insignificant as compared to the larger corona or cup. The cup may look like a megaphone. The anthers are attached more or less centrally to the filament. The filament and styles are usually curved.::03.08.034.8.5
Crassulaceae::Gollum Jade, Fairyland Jade:A cultivar of the Jade with tube-like leaves. I have seen it listed as Gollum Jade, Chubby Toes and Fairyland Jade.::
Cercidiphyllaceae::Weeping Kastura Tree:A weeping form of the Kastura Tree.:(ser-si-di-FIL-um) (jah-PON-ih-kum):
Convallariaceae::Hairy Toad Lily:A good perennial for the semi shade area of the garden.:(tri-SER-tis)(HER-ta):
Betulaceae:betulaceae corylus avellana contorta:Harry Lauder's Walking Stick:This is a good conversation plant for the garden. It looks like it was planted upside down with contorted stems.:(KOR-i-lus)(a-vel-LA-na):4.13.02, 12.30.02 4.11.05
Cupressaceae::Boulevard Falsecypress, Blue Boulevard Falsecypress:A medium sized shrub or small tree with silvery blue to green foliage.:(kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):
Geraniaceae::Geranium Brookside:Dark green foliage combined with the sapphire-blue flowers make this a choice Geranium.::
Caprifoliaceae ::Red Prince Weigela:One of the best red flowering Weigela.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Taxodiaceae ::Kelseyi Yew, Berrybush Yew:A female yew with dark green needles:(TAKS-us):
Rosaceae::FIregold Spirea:A Spirea Vanhouttei cultivar with yellow to gold foliage. Part of the first edition series from Baileys Nursery, Minnesota USA.:(spy-REE-ah):
Asteraceae::Lorraine Sunshine:A stunning variegated form of the Heliopsis.:(hee-li-OP-sis)(hee-li-AN-thoi-deez)(SKAY-bra):09.22.05
Asteraceae::Orange Hawkweed, Devils Paint Brush:A common weed in gardens and lawns.::6.17.05
Lamiaceae ::Lamium Ghost:A vigorous form of Lamium with silvery greenish white Ghostly Leaves.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):
Loganiaceae::White Profusion Buddleia, White Profusion Butterfly Bush:A white blooming Butterfly Bush. Can become a large shrub in warmer climates but in zone #5 they tend to winter kill back to the ground keeping them much smaller. :(bud-LEE-a)(day-VID-ee-a):
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Radiance:An annual Rudbeckia (maybe perennial in zone 5) with yellow flowers.:(rudd-BECK-kee-uh)(HER-tuh):
Araceae::Coffee Cup Elephant Ears:An Elephant Ears with glossy olive green leaves with dark purple veins. A perennial in zone 8 or more treated as a tender perennial in colder climates:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
Cupressaceae ::Green Giant Arborvitae:A tall rapid growing pyramidal tree.::
Fabaceae::Red Tassel flower, Trinidad Flame Bush, Powder Puff, Brazilian Flame Bush:A tropical evergreen shrub with a large fine feathery flower. Used as a hedge or flowering shrub in warmer hardiness zones.:(kal-ee-AN-druh)(TWEE-dee-eye):
Rosaceae::Apricot Whisper Potentilla:A Potentilla with Apricot colored flowers.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Asteraceae ::Terra Cotta Achillea:A nice Achillea millefolium cultivar with colors in the yellow to burnt orange range.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae paeonia:Peony:A hardy medium sized perennial that blooms end of May through June depending on the variety Peony has been used in the America's since the days of Thomas Jefferson and has regained popularity in the last 50 years.::6.28.02, 04.03.5
Araceae::Mojito Elephant Ears:A Elephant Ears with medium green leaves splotched with irregular areas of purple. Grown as an annual in colder hardiness zones.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh)(Mo-he-toe):
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae salvia officinalis tricolor:Tricolor Sage:A multifaceted plant that is used ornamentally or as a herb.:(SAL-vee-ah)(oh-fiss-ih-NAH-liss):01.10.02 4.22.05
Lamiaceae ::Lemon Thyme:A Thyme with lemon scented foliage. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(TY-muss)(sit-ree-oh-DOR-us):
Asteraceae::Mardi Gras Sneezeweed:A Sneezeweed with colorful yellow to red flowers.:(hel-EE-nee-um):
Balsaminaceae:balsaminaceae impatiens walleriana:Impatiens:One of the most popular annuals sold. Best grown in the shade. They come in a plethora of colors. An extremely useful annual for the shade. It can also be used in pots and hanging baskets.::
Araliaceae::Baltic Ivy:A hardy form of the English Ivy. Clings to rough surfaces by adventitious roots growing from the stem.:(HEAD-er-ah)(HEE-licks):
Commelinaceae::Purple Inch Plant:An easy to grow vine for the indoors.:(tray-dess-CAN-tee-ah):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja occidentalis golden globe:Golden Ball Arborvitae:A golden leaf form of the Globe Arborvitae. Gets a lot larger than the labels state.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):5.17.05
Piperaceae::Parallel Peperomia:An easy to grow pendant type of Peperomia with striped foliage.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh) :06.10.06
Pteridaceae::Maidenhair Fern, Northern Maidenhair Fern, Five-FIngered Fern:A spreading fern producing delicate fronds. ::02.03.06
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Parfait series:A striking cold tolerant plant when in bloom.:(dye-AN-thus)(chi-NEN-sis):11.11.05
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae salvia farinacea strata:Salvia Strata:A unique bicolor form of the Salvia farinacea. :(SAL-vee-a)(fa-rih-NAY-see-a):4.22.05
Crassulaceae::Sedum Adolphii, Golden Sedum:A trailing plant or ground cover that needs maximum sunlight to bring out the foliage color.::
Asteraceae::Leaf Lettuce:Grown as a early season salad crop all over the world. Best grown early in the cool temperatures.::
Bromeliaceae::Guzmania blassi:::
Araliaceae:araliaceae hedera helix variegated:Variegated English Ivy:This section contains pictures and data on named variegated English Ivy cultivars.:(HEAD-er-ah)(HEE-licks):4.9.5
Ranunculaceae ::Clematis Single large flower group:This group consists of Clematis with large single flowers that come in a plethora of colors. It will take 2-3 years for this group to develop a good root system to support a large floriferous plant.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Asteraceae:asteraceae achillea coronation gold:Coronation Gold Yarrow:A good medium height, landscape perennial for the full sun area of the garden. A double feature plant having yellow flowers and attractive gray-green foliage. An improvement over some of the older Achillea filipendulina varieties.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(fil-i-pen-due-LI-na):4.9.5
Acanthaceae:acanthaceae fittonia verschaffectii argyroneura:Nerve Plant, Mosaic Plant:A plant with extremely interesting foliage but rather difficult to grow. It needs above average humidity and warm temperature.:fit-TOH-neeuh):rev.9.26.03, 4.7.5
Vitaceae::Grape Ivy Ellen Danica:An improved cultivar of the more common Grape Ivy. It has larger, glossy green leaflets that are more indented than the species. :(SISS-us)(rom-bif-OH-lee-uh):4.21.05
Poaceae::Cheyenne Sky Switch Grass:A smaller Panicum with bluish foliage turning to wine reds in the fall.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Liliaceae::Pale-flowered Fritillary, Fritillaria pallidiflora:This Fritillaria has pale yellow pendent flowers.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh)(pal-id-uh-FLOR-uh):
Hemerocallidaceae:liliaceae hemerocallis orange flowering daylily:Orange flowering Daylily:This section contains pictures of Daylilies with orange flowers.::7-19-02 4.22.05
Hydrangeaceae::Limelight Hydrangea:An unusual Hydrangea with panicles of lime green flowers changing to white:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Araceae ::Selloum Philodendron, Lacy Tree Philodendron, Cut Leaf Philodendron, Tree Philodendron, Selloum Philodendron:A large easy to grow, tree-like Philodendron. This plan needs a large space.::
Geraniaceae ::Geranium New Hampshire Purple:A sanguineum cultivar with deep magenta flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um):
Piperaceae::Peperomia Ruby Glow:A beautifully colored plant Peperomia with windowed succulent leaves. Grow slightly dry and in bright light.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh)(grav-ee-OH-lens):
Ranunculaceae::Radar Love Clematis:A Clematis with lantern shaped yellow flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Amaranthaceae:amaranthaceae amaranthus tricolor:Joseph's Coat:A tall slender plant grown for its multicolored foliage.::4.8.5
:::This section contains pictures of potted annuals in clay pots.::4.7.5
Boraginaceae::Anchusa Blue Angel, Bugloss Blue Angel:A tender perennial with vivid blue flowers:(an-KOO-suh)(ka-PEN-sis):
Pinaceae::Morton Himalayan Pine:Selected at the Morton Arboretum of Isle, Illinois because of its winter hardiness.:(PY-nus)(wal-lik-ee-AH-nuh):
Begoniaceae ::Begonia Cherry Blossom:A begonia with double white to pink flowers that look like smalls cotton balls.:(be-GON-yuh):
Caprifoliaceae::Downy Arrowwood Viburnum, Southern Viburnum:A native shrub not commonly available in the nursery trade. "Will survive in impoverished soil, sun or shade, and heat and drought". (#185) :(vy-BER-num):
Plantaginaceae::Blue Buckle Penstemon:A cultivar of the native Wandbloom Penstemon with better flowers.:(pen-STE-mon):
Asteraceae ::Prairie blazing star:::
Rosaceae ::Pasteur Rose, Carolina Rose, Wild Rose:A wild rose with a single pink flowers.::
Apocynaceae:apocynaceae pachypodium lamieri:Madagascar Palm:This is a weird but lovable, easy to grow plant forming a single spiny stem with a fluted base.::rev 6.02.02, rev. 09.36.03 4.8.5
Anacardiaceae::Daydream Smoke Bush:A hardy Smoke Bush that becomes packed with smoky-like flowers.:(ko-TI-nus)(ko-GIG-ri-a):
Rosaceae::Yellow Submarine Shrub Rose:This easy to grow rose is part of the Easy Elegance® Rose Collection.::
Portulacaceae:portulacaceae claytonia virginica:Spring Beauty:An ephemeral wild flower that blooms in the early spring. Found growing in shaded, moist woodland sites.::5.10.05
Ranunculaceae::Pasque Flower Papageno:A Pasque flower with fringed double flowers.::
Rosaceae::Silverweed:A creeping wild flower found growing on beaches.::
Pinaceae::Baby Blue Eyes Spruce:Considered a semi-dwarf blue Spruce. :(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
Asteraceae::Little Joe Eupatorium, Little Joe Joe Pye Weed:Little Joe reaches about 3 feet, considerably shorter than many other cultivars. Likes moist wet areas.::
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Garden Leader series:::
Asteraceae ::Eupatorium Carin:A Eupatorium with a light pink flower.:(yew-pa-TOR-ee-um)(mack-u-LAY-tum):
Liliaceae::Bressingham Blue Hosta:A large blue-green colored Hosta.::
Pinaceae::Minuta Dwarf White Pine:A dwarf mounding form of White Pine.::
Asteraceae ::Ageratum Fields Blue:A compact Ageratum with medium blue flowers.:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
Plumbaginaceae::Royal Cape Plumbago:A perennial shrub in warm climates grown as a patio plant in colder zones. Beautiful trusses of light blue flowers.:(plum-BA-go)(au-ri-kew-LA-to):
Urticaceae::Satin Pellionia:A plant with colorful leaves and creeping stems. Likes warmer temperatures and higher humidity::01.29.05
Asteraceae::Edelweiss:A rather tough plant to grow. Needs rock garden, alpine conditions.:(lee-on-toe-POD-ee-um):
Campanulaceae::Tan Line Lobelia:A hardy gold leaf red flowering Lobelia.::
Begoniaceae ::Buttered Popcorn:A white flowering semi-pendulous Begonia.:(be-GON-yuh):
Liliaceae ::Hosta clausa, Hosta Tsubomi Giboshi:A spreading Hosta with green spear shaped leaves and a plethora of purple closed flower.::
Rosaceae::Brite Eyes Climbing Rose:A climbing Rose from Bill Radler the originator of the Knockout Roses.::
Amaranthaceae::Purple Knight:A vigorus upright, spreading purple leaf foliage plant.:(al-ter-NAN-the-ra)(den-TA-ta):4.8.5
Campanulaceae:campanulaceae platycodon grandiflorus photo album:Balloon Flower:This section is a photo album of different Ballon Flowers.::4.12.05
Hydrangeaceae:hydrangeaceae hydrangea paniculata tardiva:Hydrangea Tardiva:A late blooming cultivar of Hydrangea paniculata. :(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):02.15.03 4.19.05
Buxaceae::Vadar Valley Boxwood:A lower growing flat top Boxwood cultivar.::
Pinaceae::Narrow Blue Swiss Stone Pine:A slow growing narrow Pine.:(PIE-nus)(SEM-bra) :
Cercidiphyllaceae::Red Fox Kastura Tree, Rotfuchs Kastura Tree:A form of Kastera tree having burgundy foliage in the spring early summer.:(ser-si-di-FIL-um) (jah-PON-ih-kum):
Grossulariaceae:grossulariaceae ribes x gordonianum:Ribes Gordonianum, Gordons Current:A fruitless Current grown for the pendulous ornamental flowers.::4.18.05
Campanulaceae::Blue Bells of Scotland , Bell Flower:An easy to grow plant in full sun and most any soil.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(ro-tund-i-FO-lee-ah):
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Walter:A clump forming Coreopsis with golden yellow flowers having a reddish brown center ring.::
Bromeliaceae::Neoregelia cultivars:This section contains images of different Neoregelia cultivars.:(nee-o-ree-jeel’-ya):
Taxodiaceae::Melford English Yew:An narrow upright slow growing English Yew.:(TAKS-us)(ba-KA-tah):
Hydrangeaceae::Snow White Fantasy Mock Orange:A white double flowering Mach Orange.:(fil-ah-DEL-fus):
Cupressaceae ::Tiny Tim Arborvitae:A slow growing dwarf globe Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Asteraceae::Blue Chalk Sticks:An interesting succulent plant with bright blue cylindrical stems.::
Araceae::Painted Devil's Ivy, Silver Pothos:A vine having blue-green leaves overlaid with blotches of silver.:(epi-PREEM-num):
Caprifoliaceae::Wentworth Viburnum:A medium to large Viburnum with white flowers and bright red fruit.:(vy-BER-num):
Ranunculaceae::Yellow Meadow Rhue:A tall Thalictrum with yellow flowers.:(tha-LICK-trum):
Aceraceae::Autumn Fantasy Maple:A Silver Maple and Red Maple hybrid, with crimson fall foliage.::
Oxalidaceae::Molten Lava Oxalis:A clover-like plant with bright foliage and yellow flowers.:(oks-AL-iss):
Liliaceae::Hosta Oba Giboshi:A large green Hosta.::
Fumariaceae ::Candy Hearts Bleeding Hearts:The flowers are held above the foliage for an extended period of bloom.::