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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.::
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 It has been superseded by many of the newer cultivars:(FRACK-si-nus)(pen-sil-VA-ni-ka):
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Mardi Gras:Vivided gold and red marked fun flowers.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Cornaceae::Isanti Dogwood.:A nice compact form with red stems.:(KOR-nus):
Araceae::Synogonium 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
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):
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Rhythm and Blues:An Astilbe with deep pink to raspberry pink flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Commelinaceae::Red Hill Zebrina:A tumbling plant that produces a plethora of flowers packed around the terminal tips of the branches.::
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.::
Pinaceae::Golden Springs Spruce:A dwarf Blue Spruce with new growth being yellow.::
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
Liliaceae ::Hosta clausa, Hosta Tsubomi Giboshi:A spreading Hosta with green spear shaped leaves and a plethora of purple closed flower.::
Vitaceae::Boston Ivy, Japanese Creeper:A vigorous growing vine attaching to walls by adhesive pads.:(par-then-oh-SIS-us):
Oleaceae::Forsythia Vermont Sun:A hardy selection of Forsythia from the University of Vermont.:(for-SITH-i-a):
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
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
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
Rosaceae::Firebird Crab:A dwarf white flowering Ornamental Crab Apple.::05.9.05
Cupressaceae::Angelica Blue Juniper, Angelica Blue Pfitzer Juniper:A much improved cultivar of the Blue Pfitzer Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis)):
Fabaceae:fabaceae caragana arborescens:Siberian Peashrub:An extremely hardy large shrub or small tree.:(kar-uh-GAN-uh)(ar-bo-RES-senz):
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
Liliaceae::Hosta King Michael:A large green Hosta.::
Urticaceae:urticaceae soleirolia solerolli:Baby's Tears, Angel Tears, Mind-Your-Own-Business, Peace-in-the-Home:Needs higher humidity and warmer temperatures. Goes by many common names but "Baby's Tears" is the most universal.::4.21.05
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
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
Rosaceae::White Gold Spirea:The first white flowering yellow foliage Spirea.::
Crassulaceae::Variegated Cub's Paw:The variegated cousin of Cubs Paw.:(kot-EE-lee-don):5.15.05
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):
Rosaceae::Rainbow Pillar Amelanchier, Rainbow Pillar Serviceberry, Rainbow Pillar Shadbush:An Amelanchier with more of an upright growth form.:(am-e-LANG-key-er):
Asteraceae::Tennessee Coneflower:A southeastern native cousin to the more common Purple Coneflower.::09.22.05
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
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
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
Bignoniacea::Golden Catalpa, Golden Indian Bean :A cultivar of the southern Catalpa with yellowish foliage.:(ka-TAL-pa)(big-no-ni-OY-deez):
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
Rosaceae::Charles Albanel Rugosa Rose:A vigorous Rugosa Rose with red flowers and handsome foliage.::
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):
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
Caryophyllaceae :carophyllaceae dianthus gratianapolitanus:Cheddar Pink:An extremely hardy plant with gray green foliage and clove scented pink flowers.:(dye-AN-thus)(grah-tee-an-o-po-li-TAH-nus):
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
Asteraceae:asteraceae tages patula french dwarf marigold photo album:Marigold Bonanza series:A crested French Marigold with large 2 inch flowers.::4.11.5
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Ruby Sparkles:A compact garden Dianthus with reddish colored flowers.:(dye-AN-thus):
Papilionaceae::Wild Indigo, Yellow wild indigo, Horseflyweed:A sturdy native perennial with yellow flowers.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
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Urticaceae::Satin Pellionia:A plant with colorful leaves and creeping stems. Likes warmer temperatures and higher humidity::01.29.05
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
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
Verbenaceae::Golden Ring Lantana:::
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
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):
Geraniaceae::Frensham Variegated Scented Geranium:A variegated form of the lemon scented Geranium.::
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
Campanulaceae::Garden Leader series:A series of Ballon flowers from Grimes Horticuluture.:(plat-ee-KO-don)(gran-dih-FLOR-us):
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.:(rye-ZOMM-us-tuss):
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) :
:pots of plants hanging baskets:Hanging baskets:This section contains pictures of annuals in hanging baskets.::4.5.7
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):
Plantanaceae::Suttneri London Plane Tree:A London Plant Tree with variegated leaves.:(PLAT-uh-nus)(a-ser-ih-FOLE-ee-uh):
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.::
Rosaceae::Brite Eyes Climbing Rose:A climbing Rose from Bill Radler the originator of the Knockout Roses.::
Liliaceae::Showy Lily:A white flowering Heritage Lily.::
Compositae::Zinnia Photo Album:A photo album of different named Zinnia cultivars.::
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):
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
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::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
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
Ranunculaceae::Double Thrills Pasque Flower:A double form of the Pasque flower.::
Ranunculaceae::Mrs Cholmondeley:A heirloom Clematis cultivated since the 1800's. Has large single lavender flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss)(chumly):
::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.::
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) :
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
Caprifoliaceae ::Bitchiu Viburnum:A large open shrub flowering in the early spring.:(vy-Ber-num)(bitch-i-uu-EN-see):
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):
Caprifoliaceae::Weigela My Monet:A small Weigela with multicolored foliage and red flowers.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah:
Malvaceae::White Musk Mallow:A white flowering form of the Musk Mallow that has naturalized in the northeastern United States.:(MAL-va):
Scrophulariaceae::Cool Snapdragons series:A tall Snapdragon that makes good cut flowrs.:(an-tih-RI-num)(MAY-jus):
Bignoniacea::Emerald Tree, China Doll, Serpent Tree:A shiny, glossy green leaf plant that can be difficult to grow.::1.12.05
Saxifragaceae::Spit Fire Coral Bells, Heuchera Coral Bells:A green foliage Coral Bells producing many small flowers on wiry stems.:(HEW-ker-ah):
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):
Aizoaceae::Red Mountain Ice Plant:A great plant for the hot dry area of the yard.:(del-oh-SPUR-muh):
Liliaceae ::Hosta Innswood:A medium to large plant with heavily corrugated yellow centers.::
Asteraceae::Dahlia Dahlietta:A dwarf compact series of Dahlia.::
Poaceae::Helga Reich Miscanthus, Japanese Silver Grass Helga Reich::(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Caprifoliaceae::Scarlet Elderberry, American Red Elderberry:This section has information and images of Scarlett Elderberry growing in natural sites.::
Pinaceae::Uncle Foggy:A dwarf prostrate form of the Jack Pine. Slow growing and very hardy.:(PI-nus)(bank-see-A-na):
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
Campanulaceae::Campanula alliariifolia, Ivory Bells:A vertical growing, white flowering Campanula with a long season of bloom. Has a tendency to readily reseed.:kam-PAN-yew-la):
Scrophulariaceae::Nemesia Sunsatia series:A free flowering series of Nemesia.::
Rosaceae::Aromatnaya Quince:A Russian variety of Quince producing edible lemony flavored fruit.:(sigh-DOH-nee-uh)(ob-LON-guh):
Asteraceae:asteraceae helianthus tuberosum:Jerusalem Artichoke, Sunchoke, Earth Apple, Topinambour:An ornamental tall growing plant that produces edible tuberous roots.::4.9.5
Lamiaceae::Agastache Acapulco Series::(ah-gas-TAH-kee):02.03.06
Campanulaceae::Campanula Sarastro:Pendulous, bell shaped purple blossoms cover this plant during the bloom season.:(kam-PAN-yew-la):
Solanaceae::Only The Lonely Nicotiana:A tall stately plant with 5-6 inch white trumpet shaped flowers.:(ni-ko-shee-AN-a):
Pinaceae::Curtis Dwarf Pine, Curtis Dwarf White Pine:A dense mounded, slow growing dwarf White Pine.:(PIE-nus((STROH-bus):
Liliaceae::Daylily Autumn Minaret:A very tall late blooming heirloom Daylily.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis:
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
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
Geraniaceae ::Variegated Ivy Leaf Geraniums:Ivy leaf Geraniums with variegated foliage.:(pel-r-GO-ni-um):
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
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
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
Caprifoliaceae ::Rusty Blackhaw Viburnum, Southern Blackhaw:A larger shrub or small tree with glossy foliage.::
Dryopteridaceae::Korean Twin Shield Fern:::
Araceae::Black Coral Elephant Ears:A Elephant Ears with very dark, glossy, almost black foliage.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
Begoniaceae ::Begonia echinosepala:A busy Begonia with attractive leaves and white flowers.: :
Asteraceae ::Joe Pye Weed:A tall native perennial for the moist areas of the garden.:(yew-pa-TOR-ee-um)(mack-u-LAY-tum) :
Brassicaceae::Katz Stock, Gilly Flower:An annual plant grown more by cut flower growers than gardeners.:(ma-tee-OH-la)(in-CAN-nuh):
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):
Papaveraceae::Double Greater Celadine:A double version of the Greater Celadine.:(kel-ee-DON-ee-um MAY-jus):
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):
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
Rosaceae::Geum Cooky:A small plant producing orange yellow flowers with yellow stamens.::
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
Cupressaceae ::Sunkist Arborvitae:A pyramidal Arborvitae with orange to yellow branch tips. Color changes with the season.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Crassulaceae::Xenox Sedum, Xenox Stonecrop:An upright shrubby Sedum with dark foliage and pink flowers.::
Rutaceae::Gas Plant, Burning Bush:A ling lived perennials with a raceme of flowers.:(dick-TAM-nus)(AL-bush):
Liliaceae:liliaceae tulipa triump:Triump 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
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):
Saxifragaceae::Little Visions in Purple Astilbe:An Astilbe with purple pink flowers.:(a-STIL-bee):
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
Salicaceae::Cannon Blue Willow:A dwarf Willow with blue-green foliage:(SAY-liks)(per-PU-ree-ah):
Saxifragaceae::Fingerleaf Rodgersia:Large plants for the shaded moist areas of the garden.:(rod-JERZ-ee-ah)(ees-skew-li-FO-lee-ah):
Asteraceae::Dog Fennel Eupatorium:A tall feathery looking tender perennial.:(yew-pa-TOR-ee-um):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Brilliant:A bright pink flowering variety of Sedum spectabile.::
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
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja occidentalis smaragd:Emerald Green Arborvitae, Smaragd Arborvitae:A pyramidal Arborvitae with emerald green foliage.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Liliaceae::Dark Beauty Toad Lily, Dark Beauty Tricyrtis:A good plant for the shaded areas of the garden:(try-SER-tis) :
Poaceae::Blue Bonnet Rice:A heirloom upland rice that doesn't need to be flooded. Can grow in your garden::
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):
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
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
Iridaceae::Katherine Hodgkin Dwarf Iris:An interesting Dwarf Iris hybrid with unusual flower colors.::
Campanulaceae::Lobelia Fan series:A beautiful vertical plant with blazing red flowers for the moist to wet site.::
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):
Asteraceae:asteraceae rudbeckia hirta prairie sun:Prairie Sun Rudbeckia:One of the newer selection of Rudbeckia hirta.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):3.26.05
Rosaceae::Carefree Spirit Rose:A red flowering shrub rose that is a All America Rose Selection.::
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):
Rosaceae::Nanking Cherry, Manchu Cherry:A medium to large spring flowering shrub.:(PRU-nus)(to-men-TOE-sa):5.26.05
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
Cannaceae::Tropical Sunrise Canna:A Canna with pink to apricot salmon colored flowers. In zone #5 grown as a tender perennial.:(KAN-uh) :
Lamiaceae::Alpine Skull Cap:A low growing plant flowers have a white lower lip and purple hood.:(skew-teh-LARE-ee)(AL-pin-ah):
Caprifoliaceae::Spice Island Korean Spice Viburnum:A compact from of the Korean Spice Viburnum.:(vy-BURN-um)(kar-LESS-ee-eye):
Agavaceae::Smooth Agave, Dwarf Century Plant::(a-GAH-vee)(de-smet-ee-AY-na):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium clarkei kashmir white:Kashmier 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::Big Blonde:A large growing Colues with yellow leaves and red stems and petioles.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez:
Cornaceae:cornaceae cornus mass golden glory:Golden Glory Cornelian Cherry Dogwood:A very early blooming large shrub or small tree.::5.15.05
Lamiaceae::Golden Delicious Salvia:A yellow foliage Salvia with red flowers.::
Polygonaceae::Japanese Knotweed, Reynoutria Fleeceflower, Dwarf Japanese Fleeceflower:A fast growing ground cover.:(poe-LIG-o-num):
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
Gesneriaceae:gesneriaceae episcia hybrid chocolate soldier:Episcia:A relatively difficult plant to grow requiring a warm temperature and above average humidity.::4.18.05
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):
Liliaceae: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
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::Summer Sunshine Teucrium:A shrubby perennial with yellow spring foliage fading to chartreuse in the summer::
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
Crassulaceae::Sedum Mr Goodbud:An upright late blooming Sedum with dark purple-pink flowers on stout purple-red stems.::
Asteraceae::Oranges and Lemons Gaillardia:A Gaillardia cultivar with a mix of oranges and yellows.::
Liliaceae::Cluade Shribe Martagon Lily:A Martagon Lily with reddish flower. May take a year or two to get established.::
Liliaceae::Allium Atropurpureum:A drumstick type Allium with maroon-purple starry flowers.::
Poaceae::Karley Rose Fountain Grass:A medium size ornamental grass with rosey flower inflorescence. AN improved cultivar with fuller flowers.:(penn-i-SEE-tum)(or-ee-en-TAY-lee):
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
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.::
Poaceae::June Grass, Prairie June Grass:A tough, low growing cool season grass.:(koh-LAIR-ee-ah)(mah-KRAN-than):
Aceraceae::Viridis dissectum Japanese Maple:A green lace-leaf Japanese maple.:(AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
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
Cupressaceae::Japanese Falsecypress, Stringleaf Japanese falsecypress, Sawara Cyress:Foliage chages form yellow to green to yellow along with the season.:(kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):
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):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja occidentalis hetz midget:Hetzi Midget Arborvitae:A dwarf, compact, globe form of Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):4.13.01 5.17.05
Begoniaceae ::Begonia Cherry Blossom:A begonia with double white to pink flowers that look like smalls cotton balls.::
Cornaceae ::Silver and Gold Dogwood:A large shrub with variegated leaves and yellow stems.:(KOR-nus)(ser-EE-see-a):
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
Lamiaceae::Coleus Kong:A great Coleus with large colorful leaves.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez):
Crassulaceae ::Variegated Sedum, Stripped Sedum:An upright Sedum with yellow to cream center leaves. ::
Lamiaceae::Silver Edge Lavender, Walberton's Silver Edge, Walvera:A lavender cultivar with a variegated leaf.:(lav-AN-dew-lah):
Pinaceae::Repens Gold Norway Spruce:A dwarf Norway Spruce with golden green to yellow feathery foliage.:(PY-see-ah)(A-bees):
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
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):
Hydrangeaceae::Limelight Hydrangea:An unusual Hydrangea with panicles of lime green flowers changing to white:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
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):
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):
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):
Asteraceae:asteraceae echinacea purpurea white cultivars:White Purplecone Flower:This section contains some pictures of white coneflower cultivars.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):4.9.5
Caprifoliaceae::Fragrant Viburnum:An early blooming Viburnum with pink buds opens to pink to white flowers.:(vy-BER-num)(FAR-er-eye):
Lamiaceae::Miss Manners Obidient 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):
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
Cupressaceae ::Green Giant Arborvitae:A tall rapid growing pyramidal tree.::
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
Asclepiadaceae::Variegated Hindu Rope Plant:A variegated version of the contorted Hoya called Hindu Rope Plant.:(HOY-ah):
Grossulariaceae::Schroeders Alpine Current:A compact disease resistant Alpine Current.:(RI-bez)(al-PIE-num):
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
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
Bromeliaceae::Air Plants, Airplants, Tillys:Called air plants because they do not require soil to live.::
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
Taxodiaceae ::Brownii Yew, Browns Yew:A dense growing rounded shaped Yew with brownish yellow new growth:(TAKS-us):
Rosaceae ::Snowmound Spirea:A nice compact mounding shrub with arching branches loaded with bunches of white flowers.:(spy-REE-ah)(nip-PON-i-ca):
Oleaceae::Summer Snow Japanese Lilac:A rounded form with profuse clusters of white flowers.:si-RING-a)(reh-tick-yoo-LAY-tuh):
Caprifoliaceae::Harvest Gold Viburnum, Park Harvest Viburnum:A Viburnum with yellow foliage in the spring.:(vy-BER-num):
Lamiaceae::Basal Lemon, Lemon Basal:A herb with a good lemon scent. Both leaves and flowers are used.:(OSS-ih-mum):
Liliaceae::Dividing Hosta:Enter this section for information on dividing Hosta.::4.24.05
Portulacaceae::Portulaca:An ornamental flowering plant derived from a plant that is an aggressive weed in gardens and cultivated as a culinary herb in many parts of the world. :(por-chew-LACK-a)(o-le-RAY-see-a):5.10.05
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
Pinaceae::Norway Spruce:A large conical Spruce tree. The branches on older trees tend to weep.:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):
Boraginaceae::Trevi Fountain Pulmonaria:A Pulmonaria with superb spotted foliage an cobalt blue flowers.::
Rosaceae::Dropwort Meadowsweet, Fern-leaf Dropwort:A Filipenula that is tolerant of drier sites.:(fil-i-PEN-du-la)(vul-GA-ris):
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)(TIE-fee-na):4.8.5
Geraniaceae ::Shrubland Rose Scented Geranium:A large growing plant with a pungent scent.:(pe-lar-GO-nee-um):04.15.05
Iridaceae::Siberian Iris Gulls Wings:One of the finest white flowering Siberian Iris available. A great landscape perennial.::11.28.05
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):
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
Rosaceae::Snow White Potentilla:A low herbaceous perennial with white 5 petal flowers.::
Rosaceae::Adirondack Ornamental Crab:A compact up right Ornamental Crab Apple with white flowers and good disease resistance.::
Liliaceae::Henry's Lily:A tall Trumpet Lily with orange flowers having maroon spots.::
Liliaceae::Hyacinths:Slightly fragrant colorful racemes of flowers.::04.30.06
Portulacaceae:portulacaceae portulaca afra variegata:Variegated Elephant Bush: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
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):
Malvaceae::Tie Dye Hibiscus:A bi-color Hibiscus with large pink and white flowers.::
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):
Caryophyllaceae ::Dianthus Coconut Punch:A member of the Fruit Punch Series.:(dye-AN-thus):
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):
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.::
Boraginaceae::Pulmonaria Raspberry Splash:A Pulmonaria with silver marked foliage and raspberry-coral flowers.:(pul-muh-NAIR-ee-uh:
Dipsacaceae::Scabiosa Vivid Violet:As the name implies this Scabiosa was bright violet flowers.:(skab-ee-O-sa)(kaw-KA-si-ca):
Convolvulaceae::Blue Star Morning Glory:A fast growing annual vine.::
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
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
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
Cupressaceae::Saybrook Gold Juniper, Girard Saybrook Gold:One of the best yellow colored foliage cultivars of the Jnipers.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
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
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.::
Celastraceae:celastraceae celastrus scandens native site:Bittersweet:Pictures of Bittersweet in a native site.::
Hydrangeaceae:hydrangeaceae hydrangea panculata tree pg hyrangea:Tree PG Hydrangea:The tree form of PG Hydrangea can be an unique addition to the landscape. It blooms late summer into the fall.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):11.25.03 4.19.05
Rosaceae::Monarchs Velvet Potentilla, Monarchs Velvet Cinquefoil, Scarlet cinquefoil:A mounded plant with scarlet red flowers.:(poh-ten-TILL-uh)(THUR-ber-eye):
Cycadaceae:::::5.17.05
Pinaceae::Scotch Pine:A picturesque Pine with orange colored inner bark.:(PIE-nus)(sil-VES-tris):10.27.05
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
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
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):
Cannaceae ::Canna photo album:::
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon Pygmaeus:A dwarf, prostrate Penstemon that becomes covered with lavender tubular flowers with white throat.:(pen-STAY-mon)(her-su-T-us):
Taxodiaceae::Kornick Yew, Kornick English Yew:An English Yew cultivar with bright yellow foliage in the spring changing to green.:(TAKS-us)(ba-KA-tah):
Caprifoliaceae::Dark Horse Weigela:A small Weigela with pink flowers :(why-GEE-la)(FLOR-i-da):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium hortorum multiple colored leaf varieties:Geranium Mrs Cox:A dwarf fancy leaf Geranium with multicolored leaves and salmon colored flowers: :
Rosaceae ::Home Run Rose:A offspring of the very popular "Knockout Rose".::
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
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
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):
Liliaceae::Risky Business Hosta:Vigorous Hosta with a white center on the leaves that lasts throughout the growing season.::
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Corona:A well branched compact annual Rudbeckia loaded with semi-double flowers.:(ruh-TIB-ih-duh):
Hydrangeaceae::Tough Stuff Mountain Hydrangea:A new improved version of the Mountain Hydrangea.:(hi-DRAN-gee-ah)(ser-RA-tah):
Smilacaceae::Carrion Flower:A non woody climbing vine that produces round clusters of dark blue seeds.::
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
Verbenaceae::New Gold Lantana:A large weeping Lantana with yellow flowers.:(lan-TAN-ah):
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):
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):
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
Verbenaceae ::Temari Verbena:A vigoruos mounding trialing Verbena with over 15 differnt colors.:(ver-BEN-ah):
Scrophulariaceae ::Excelsior hybrids:Large biennial Foxglove with purple and white flowers surrounding the flower stalk.:(dij-i-TAL-is)(pur-PU-ree-ah):
Fabaceae::Kentucky Wisteria:A fast growing vine that needs a strong supporting structure.:(wis-TEER-ee-a):
Malvaceae::Novella Rose Tree Mallow:A dwarf, early flowering flower with bright rose blooms on compact plants.:(la-VAT-er-a):
Violaceae ::Viola Wooper, Pansy Whooper:A Pansy with large 4 inch flowers.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
Anacardiaceae:anacardiaceae rhus glabra:Smooth Sumac:A native tall shrub with bright red fall foliage. Can spread and form large colonies.:(rhoos)(GLAA-bra):4.8.5
: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
Rosaceae::Silverweed, Silverweed Cinquefoil:A low growing perennial wild flower with yellow flowers. Underside of leaves can have a silvery color.::
Betulaceae::Fastigiata Hornbeam, Pyramidal Hornbeam:A strong pyramidal form of Hornbeam.:(car-PI-nus)(BET-uu-lus):
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):
Lamiaceae::Phlomis Amazone:A tall perennial with pink flowers. Best for a sunny site.::
Cupressaceae::Little Dorrit Arborvitae:A dwarf slow growing globular Arborvitae.::
Asteraceae::Jethro Tull Coreopsis:A very florific Coreopis. The golden yellow to orange flowers have fluted petals.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Ericaceae ::Gibraltar Rhododendron:A deciduous Rhododendron with vivid orange flowers.::
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
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):
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):
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):
Hydrangeaceae::Woodlander Hydrangea:A medium growing Hydrangea with blue flowers if given the proper soil acidity.:(hi-DRAN-gee-ah)(ser-RA-tah):
Lamiaceae::Cat Mint, Japanese Catmint:Has some of the larger floers of the Catmints.:(NE-peh-tah)(sub-SES-sil-iss):
Asteraceae:compositae sonchus oleraceus:Common Sow thistle, Annual Sow thistle:A common yellow flowering weed.::08.22.02 4.16.05
: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
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):
Euphorbiaceae:euphorbiaceae euphorbia pulcherrima:Poinsettia:Poinsettia are usually purchased as a holiday decoration and treated as a "throw away" plant. Enter this section to get information on how to keep your plant alive and healthy throughout the Christmas holiday and if you wish, beyond.::05.17.05
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae salvia farinacea victoria:Salvia Victoria:A medium annual with spikes of violet-blue flowers.:(SAL-vee-a)(fa-rih-NAY-see-a):4.22.05
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.::
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
Rosaceae::American Red Raspberry, Red Raspberry, Wild Red Raspberry:An edible common, native Red Raspberry.::
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):
Crassulaceae::Sedum Adolphii, Golden Sedum:A trailing plant or ground cover that needs maximum sunlight to bring out the foliage color.::
Garden:mixed garden scenes bulbs tulip::Images of tulips growing in an among other plants.::4.7.5
Asteraceae:asteraceae aster novi-belgii snow cushion:Aster Snow Cushion:A short compact white flowering Aster.::4.9.5
Polemoniaceae::Red Wing Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with moss-like foliage and reddish flowers in May.::
Juncaceae::Soft Rush, Common Rush:A native Rush (Juncus) found in wet sites.:(JUN-kus):
Asteraceae::Dancing Dolls Cosmos:A large Cosmos with raspberry red stripped flowers.:(KOZ-mos):
:critters::This section contains pictures of animal figures used to embellish the garden or landscape. ::4.5.5
Cupressaceae ::Mother Lode Juniper:A low growing creeping plant with yellow to golden yellow foliage:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis):
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
Cornaceae::Kousa Dogwood:A white flowering Dogwood tree hardy to zone #5.:(KOR-nus)(KOO-sa):
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):
Malvaceae::Nigra Hollyhock:A classic Hollyhock with dark maroon almost black single flowers.:(al-SEE-a)(Ro-see-a):
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
Rosaceae::Baronne Prevost Rosa:A classic hybrid perpetual rose with over 100 rose pink petals.::
Oleaceae::Cheyenne Privet:A hardy Privet that can be sheared into a hedge.:(li-GUS-trum)(vul-GA-ree):
Lamiaceae::Variegated Oregano, Variegated Wild Greek Oregano :A variegated form of Oregano.:(oh-RIG-a-num)(vul-GA-re):
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):
Pinaceae::Picea glauca compacta:A compact Blue Spruce with bright blue foliage:(PI-see-AH)(glaw-cah):
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 thank of Delphiniums having:(del-FIN-ee-um):
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
Geraniaceae::Geranium John Elsly:A cultivar of the common Bloody Cranesbill.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um) :
Rosaceae::Barren Strawberry:A ground cover perennial with yellow flowers.:(wald-STINE-i-a):
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):
Cactaceae::Rebutia:A nice easy to grow Cactus for the window sill.::4.12.05, 09.23.05
Rosaceae::Autumn Magic Chokeberry:A compact version of the native Chokeberry.:(a-roh-NI-a)(mel-an-OH-car-pa):
Liliaceae: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
: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
Fagaceae ::Purple English Oak:A slow growing English Oak with reddish purple leaves.::
Primulaceae ::Japanese Primula Carminea:A candelabra Primula that needs a moist site to survive.:(PRIM-eu-la):
Oleaceae ::Palibin Lilac, Dwarf Korean Lilac:A compact Lilac with whitish lilac colored flowers.:(si-RING-a)(MY-er-eye):
Liliaceae::Sherborne Swift Hosta:A small to medium Hosta with blue to blue leaves.::
Caryophyllaceae::Devon Cottage Rosy Cheeks Dianthus:A new Dianthus with lavender pink flowers that is a repeat bloomer:(dye-AN-thus):
Cornaceae::Cornelian Cherry Dogwood:A very early blooming large shrub or small tree:(KOR-nus)(mas):
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):
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
Polemoniaceae::Phlox 21st Century series:A new improvement on the annual Phlox (Phlox drummondii)::
Rosaceae::Hoppa Flowering Crab, Hopa Crab:An older cultivar that suffers from many of the disease problems plaguing ornamental crab trees.::
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
Onagraceae::Lemon Drop Evening Primrose:A mounding Evening Primrose with 1-2 inch lemon yellow flowers.:(ee-no-THE-ra):
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):
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
Grossulariaceae ::Smooth Gooseberry, Northern Gooseberry, Swamp Gooseberry:A native growing shrub the provides food for willife and man.:(RI-bez):01.29.06
Asteraceae::Pooh Dahlia:A collaterette type of Dahlia with with 3.5 inch orange yellow bicolor flower.:(DAHL-ya) :
Rosaceae::Birdland Flowering Crab:A larger flowering crab with white flowers followed by orange "bird attracting" fruit.::
Berberidaceae ::Helmond Pillar Barberry:A red foliage columnar Barberry.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):
Apiaceae::Eryngium Jade Frost, Jade Frost Sea Holly, Jade Frost Dwarf Sea Holly:A striking perennial with the blue colored flower and flower parts plus the variegated foliage.:(e-RIN-ji-um):
:::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".::
Piperaceae:piperaceae piper ornatum:Celebes Pepper, Ornamental Pepper:A vine with colorful heart-shaped leaves.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh):5.7.05
Liliaceae ::Magenta Dracaena:A cultivar of Red Edge Dracaena with dark magenta edges to the leaves.::
Cyperaceae ::Trimburg Wood Sedge, Wood Sedge:A small wiry clump forming sedge that prefers moist soil and some shade.:(KAIR-ex)(sil-VAH-tee-kah):
Asteraceae::White Blazing Star:A tough verticle perennial for the full sun area of the garden. ::09.22.05
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):
Caryophyllaceae::Golden Pearlwort, Scotch Moss:Moss-like foliage yellow to chartreuse in the spring and fall.:(sa-JI-na)(sub-U-la-ta):
Cornaceae::Madison Strain Black Gum:A strain of Black Gum developed from seeds collected in Madison, Wisconsin.::
Malvaceae:malvaceae abutilon hybridum:Flowering Maple:A relatively easy to grow evergreen shrub from the tropics.:(ab-YEW-tih-lon):4.27.05
Verbenaceae ::Tapien Verbena:A tough long blooming series of ground cover or trailing Verbena.:(ver-BEE-nah):
Phormiaceae::New Zeeland Flax:A tropical perennial resembling a Yucca filamentosa.::
Saxifragaceae::Purple Candles Astillbe:A tall Astilbe with reddish purple flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee)(chi-NEN-sis):
Asteraceae::Highland Blast Coreopsis:A small to medium Coreopsis with a plethora of flowers.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus strobus:White Pine, Eastern White Pine:A very large growing conifer. Probably best used in parks and larger propreties.:(PIE-nus((STROH-bus):06.17.03 5.6.05
Liliaceae::Splendens Tiger Lily, :A Tiger Lily type bulb with red orange flowers.::
Ericaceae::Compact Korean Rhododendron:A free flowering Rhododendron hardy to zone #5.:(roh-doe-DEN-dron):
Poaceae::Purple Majesty: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
Amaranthaceae ::Celosia Fresh Look:An improved series of Celosia with better humidity tolerance and packed with flowers.:(sel-OH-see-ah):
Caprifoliaceae::Mohawk Viburnum:A compact Viburnum tolerating diverse growing conditions.:(vy-BER-num):
Saxifragaceae::Maggie Daley Astilbe:An Astilbe with lavender purple flowers.:(as-STIL-bee)(chi-NEN-sis):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta august moon:Hosta August Moon:A medium size yellow leaf Hosta.::4.22.05
Lamiaceae::Catmint:A naturalized wildflower::
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
Verbenaceae::Hoary Vervain:A native wild flower that is suitable for the perennial garden.::
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):
Cactaceae::Red Torch Cactus cariety:A variety of the Red Torch Cactus with pinkish red flowers.::
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Autumn Charm:Autumn Charm is a sport of Autumn Autumn Joy having a creamy white margin.:(SEE-dum)(LAI-osh):
Rosaceae::Sweet Briar Rose, Sweetbriar:A vigorous tall species rose with single pink flowers. An heirloom rugosa rose.::
Betulaceae ::River Birch, Red Birch:A native tree found growing in moist soils. In tolerant of alkaline soils. Will get a bad case of chlorosis:(bet-U-la)(NI-gra):
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
Cupressaceae::American Pillar Arborvitae:A fast growing hardy Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Asteraceae::Japanese Aster, Aster savatieri:A not very common Aster-like plant.::
Balsaminaceae ::Impatiens Photo Album:A collection of different named Impatient cultivars.::
Araliaceae:araliaceae hedera canariensis:Canary Island Ivy, Algerian Ivy:A fast growing cousin of the English Ivy having larger leaves and prefers warmer conditions.::4.9.5
Boraginaceae::Borage, Beedbread, 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):
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):
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.::
Pinaceae::Inversa Norway Spruce:A Spruce that can be trained on a pole to great a graceful weeping plant or left to form a large prostrate carpet.:(PIE-see-uh)(AY-beez):
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
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):
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):
Ranunculaceae::Clematis:Clematis are very versatile garden vines with a wide range of colors, flower sizes and season of bloom.:(KLEM-uh-tiss) :
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Radiance:An annual Rudbeckia (maybe perennial in zone 5) with yellow flowers.:(rudd-BECK-kee-uh)(HER-tuh):
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):
Betulaceae::American Hornbeam, Blue Beech, Ironwood, Muscle Tree:A small native tree.:(kar-PI-nus)(ka-ro-lin-i-A-na):
Berberidaceae ::Sunsation Barberry:A slow upright growing yellow leaf Barberry.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):
Polemoniaceae::Garden Phlox Salmon Beauty::(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Solanaceae::Ornamental Pepper Black Pearl:Has semi-glossy leaves with black rounded fruit that turn red.:(KAP-sih-kum):
Apocynaceae::Blue Ice Bluestar, Blue Ice Amsonia:A compact Amsonia with vivid flowers.:(am-SO-knee-uh) (tab-er-nay-MON-tah-nuh):
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
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Dream Catcher:A florific Coreopsis with dark pink-magenta flowers.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Liliaceae::Silk Road Oriental Lily:An Oriental hybrid Lily.::
Aizoaceae::Yellow Ice Plant:A great ground cover for the hot dry areas of the yard.:(del-oh-SPUR-muh)(noo-bee-GEE-num):
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
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).:
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
Fagaceae::Weeping European Beech:A Weeping purple leaf Beech:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Ginkgoaceae::Ginkgo Todd's WB:A very slow growing dwarf Ginkgo.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Araceae::Philodendron:This section contains pictures of Philodendron's that I am not sure of their genealogy?::4.9.5
Geraniaceae::Mourning Widows Cranesbill, Geranium Sambor:Dark brownish-purple flowers and dark leaf markings makes this an interesting Geranium.::
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
Asclepiadaceae ::Ballon Flower, Oscar, Swan Plant:A large growing plant with small white flowers and inflated ball-like seed pods.:(as-KLEE-pi-as):
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
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 woods garden.::7-31-01 5.10.05
Onagraceae ::American Willow Herb, Hairy Willow Herb:A 3-5 foot erect plant with small white flowers found n wet areas.::
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
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
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):
Salicaceae ::Golden Curls Willow:A large shrub to a small tree with twisted stems and leaves.:(SAY-liks)(mat-sue-DAY-na):
Geraniaceae::Blue Sunrise Geranium:Lavender blue flowers against chartreuse foliage::
Asteraceae::Blue Chalk Sticks:An interesting succulent plant with bright blue cylindrical stems.::
Rosaceae::Morton Black Chokeberry, Iroquois Beauty Black Chokeberry:A compact selection of Black Chokeberry.:(a-roh-NI-a)(mel-an-OH-car-pa):
Fumariaceae ::Candy Hearts Bleeding Hearts:The flowers are held above the foliage with an extended period of bloom.::
Liliaceae::Fox's Grape Fritillaria, Fritillaria uva-vulpis :A small plant with bi-colored flowers of maroon and gold.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh):
Scrophulariaceae ::Angelonia Serenity Series, Angelonia Serenity, Summer Snapdragon:A tender perennial grown as an annual in colder climates.:(angel-on-ee-a)(an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):
Asteraceae:asteraceae echinops ritro:Globe Thistle:A thistle like plant with globular blue flowers.:(EK-in-ops):11.21.03 4.9.5
Euphorbiaceae::Euphorbia Diamond Frost:Creates a mass of white flowers reminiscent of Baby's Breath. Heat, full sun and draught tolerant.:(yew-FOR-bee-ah):
Asteraceae::Phantom Eupatorium, Phantom Joe Pye Weed:A compact Eupatorium with wine red to burgundy flowers.:(yew-pah-TOH-ri-um):
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):
Pinaceae::Blue Dwarf Serbian Pine:A dwarf conifer with bright red inflorescence's.:(PIE-nus)(POO-mil-uh):
Liliaceae::Hosta Lakeside Cha Cha:Lakeside Cha Cha is a large upright clump with green leaves and a cream to lime green border. ::
Boraginaceae ::Pulmonaria photo album:A photo album of different types of Pulmonaria.::
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
Ranunculaceae::Peony Bartzella:A beautiful yellow Peony that is an intergeneric cross.::
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
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
Lamiaceae::White Creeping Thyme:An unusual form of Creeping Thyme with white flowers.:(TY-mus)(pray-koks):
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):
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
Bromeliaceae::Aechmea Lois Pride:A Aechmea with variated foliage and a strong colorful inflorescence.:(eek-MEE-uh):
Dryopteridaceae::Giant Wood Fern, Goldies Wood Fern:The largest growing of the native Wood Ferns.:(dry-OP-ter-iss):04.20.06
Asteraceae::Northern Lights Shasta Daisy, Nordicht Shasta Daisy:A Shasta Daisy with increased vigor and disease resistance.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
Rubiaceae:rubiaceae galium aparine:Bedstraw, Cleavers, Goose Grass:A sprawling weedy wildflower with stems covered with rasping prickles on the stem.::5.27.05
Papaveraceae::Iceland Poppy Pacino:A low growing Poppy with lemon yellow flowers.:(pa-PA-ver)(noo-dih-KA-lee):
Taxodiaceae::Ogodon Metasequoia, Ogon Dawn Redwood, Gold Rush Dawn Redwood:A Metasequoia culture with the new needles in the spring having a bright yellow to golden yellow color.:(met-a-se-KWOY-ah)(glip-to-stro-BOY-dez):
Tiliaceae::Whitnall Silver Basswood:The 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):
Pinaceae::Silver Show Korean Fir:A slow growing plant with ornamental cones and silvery undersides of the needles.:(a-bez)(kor-e-A-na):
Fagaceae::Red Obelisk European Beech:A narrow upright red leaf beech.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Taxodiaceae::Yew:A genus of conifers that are widely used in the landscape.:(TAKS-us):
Araceae::Thailand Giant Elephant Ears:An extremely large strain of Colocasia gigantea.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(jy-GAN-tee-uh):
Liliaceae ::Hosta Platinum Tiara:A medium sized dense Hosta with gold center leaves and a thin white margin.::
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):
Crassulaceae ::Little Blue Spanish Stonecrop, Tiny Buttons Sedum, Blue Carpet:A low growing Sedum with blue-green soft feathery leaves. ::
Asteraceae::Marsh Blazing Star, Dense Blazing Star:A tall spiked flowering plant that likes moisture sites::
Begoniaceae::Begonia Night life series:A series of Begonia with bronze leaves. An improvement over the Begonia "Cocktail series".::
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja:White Cedar, Arborvitae:This section contains pictures of "Arborvitae" that have been used in different landscapes spots.::5.17.05
Scrophulariaceae:scrophulariaceae linaria vulgaris:Butter-and-Eggs, Toadflax:Produces showy flowers but it is an aggressive spreading plant.::6.24.05
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.::
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium maculatum:Spotted Geranium, Wild Geranium:An easy to grow, common, woodland wildflower.::4.18.05
Cupressaceae::Gray Owl Juniper:A medium size up right spreading Juniper with grayish blue foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(ver-jin-ee-A-na):
Malvaceae::Indian Spring Hollyhock:A heirloom Hollyhock with single flowers in white, rose or pink.:(al-SEE-a)(Ro-see-a):
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
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 dry :(KYOO-fee-uh)(LAY-vee-a):
Scrophulariaceae::Solstice series of Snapdragons:A mid sized Snapdragon coming in a wide range of colors.:(an-tih-RI-num)(MAY-jus):
Grossulariaceae:grossulariaceae ribes x gordonianum:Ribes Gordonianum, Gordons Current:A fruitless Current grown for the pendulous ornamental flowers.::4.18.05
Pinaceae::Green Colorado Spruce, Spruce:A green version of the more popular Colorado Blue Spruce.:(PY-see-uh)(PUN-gens):
Aceraceae::Garnet Japanese Maple:a burgundy colored lace-type Japanese Maple.:(AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
Aquifoliacea:aquifoliacea ilex verticillata:Winterberry Holly:A medium to small shrub that tolerates wet areas. Produces ornamental red fruit on the female plant.::01.16.02 4.8.5
Poaceae::Gilded Tower Maiden Grass:A large growing grass with gold variegation.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Compositae::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):
Taxodiaceae ::Beanpole Yew, Bean Pole Yew, Columnar Yew:A narrow columnar form of the Yew.:(TAKS-us):
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
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus sylvestris mitsch weeping:Mitsch Weeping Scots Pine:A form of Scots pine that insists on being prostrate unless trained otherwise.:(PIE-nus)(sil-VES-tris): 5.6.05
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
Rosaceae::Rosea Plena Dwarf Flowering Plum:A cultivar of the Dwarf Flowering Almond with double flowers.:(PRUU-nus)(glan-duu-LO-sa):
Iridaceae::George Davidson Crocosmia, Yellow Montbretia :A yellow blooming Crocosmia:(kroh-KOZ-mee-uh):
Saxifragaceae::Citronelle Heuchera, Citrinella Coral Bells:A yellow compact mounding Heuchera.:(HEW-ker-ah)(vil-OH-suh):
Liliaceae: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
Polemoniaceae::Phlox Becky Towe:A Garden Phlox with gold variegated folaige.::
Rosaceae::Flowering Crab Walters:A white flowering ornamental Crab tree::
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):
Campanulaceae:campanulaceae platycodon grandiflorus:Ballon 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
Fagaceae::Chestnut Oak, Basket Oak, Rock Oak, Tannin Bark Oak:A small to medium Oak:(KWER-kuss)(PRI-nus):
Labiatae::Tri Color Hyssop:A mix of three different colors adding a nice change to the more common blue.:(hi-SO-pus):
Vitaceae::Arbian Wax Ivy, American Wax Cissus:A fast growing vine tolerant of dry hot places.:(SISS-us):01.25.06
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):
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):
Apocynaceae::Burgundy Vinca minor:A good ground cover plant for the shaded areas having a nice rich burgundy flowers.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):
Cornaceae::Ivory Halo Dogwood:A compact variegated Dogwood shrub with brilliant red stems.:(KOR-nus)(AL-ba):
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):
Rosaceae:rosaceae cotoneaster multiflorus:Many flowered Cotoneaster:A large white flowering shrub that needs lots of space.::5.14.05
Asteraceae::Tassel Flower:An heirloom flower with orange-red tassel flowers on long wiry stems.:(e-MEE-lee-a):8.21.05
Cannabaceae::Golden Hops Vine:A fast growing twiner with bright yellow foliage.:(HU-mu-lus)(loo-PU-lus):
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):
Dryopteridaceae::Wildwood Twist Japanese Painted Fern, Anthyrium Wildwood Twist:A newer cultivar of the familiar Japanese Painted Fern.:(a-THI-ree-um)(nip-pon-IK-cum)(PIK-tum):
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
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
Polygonaceae::Buckler Sorrel, Shield-leaf Sorrel, French Sorrel:A culinary plant used in salads.::
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):
Solanaceae::Nicotiana Perfume Series:A Nicotiana with fragrant flowers in a plethora of colors.:(nih-ko-shee-AH-nuh)(SAN-der-ay):
Saxifragaceae::Amber Waves Coral Bells:Heuchera Amber Waves forms a rounded clump of ruffled Amber colored leaves::
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):
Poaceae::Rainbow Fescue, Large Blue Fescue:A large blue-silver colored Fescue.:(fes-TOO-kah):
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
Santalaceae::False Toadflax, Bastard False Toadflax:A prairie plant liking dry areas.::7.20.05
: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"::
Liliaceae::Admiral Halsey Hosta:A medium size white edge variegated Hosta. Report to be almost identical to Patriot.::
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):
Cupressaceae ::Blue Mountain Juniper:A broad spreading Juniper with blue foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(ver-jin-ee-A-na):11.28.05
Salicaceae:salicaceae populus balsmifera:Balsam Popple:One of the many fast growing Popple trees found growing in North America.::5.27.05
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae anemone quinquefolia:Wood Anemone, Mayflower:A low growing wildflower with white flowers in the spring.:(a-NEM-o-nee):5.10.05
Euphorbiaceae::Bitter Cassava, Variegated Tapioca Plant, Cassava:A variegated form of Tapioca usually grown as an annual in the colder hardiness zones.::
Cactaceae::Winterocereus aureispina:A golden yellow spined cactus in a monotypic genus.::
Liliaceae::Mouse Ears Hosta:A small cute Hosta with blue foliage.::
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):
Rosaceae::Zweiweltenkind Goats Beard, Child of Two Worlds:A large plant that grows best in woodland-like sites.:(a-RUN-kus):
Caprifoliaceae ::Java Red Weigela:One of the smaller Weigela.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Balsaminaceae::New Guinea Impatiens:A group of Impatiens 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):
Geraniaceae::Glenluce Geranium:A Geranium sanguieum cultivar with clear light pink flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um) :
Labiatae::Monarda, Osage Tea:A medium tall, wide spreading perennial for the full sun areas of the garden.:(mow-NAR-da):05.04.06
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
Dryopteridaceae::Ghost Fern:An unusual fern with silvery white fronds.:(a-THI-ree-um)(nip-pon-IK-cum):
Lamiaceae ::Lamium White Nancy:The white flower version of Beacon Silver.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):
Liliaceae::Hosta tokudama flavocircinalis:A medium sized Hosta with heavily corrugated green leaves with a gold margin.::
Aceraceae::Princeton Gold Norway maple:A Norway Maple cultivar with yellow foliage.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
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::Rudbeckia Irish Spring:A short lived perennial usually grown as an annual in the colder regions:(rud-BEK-ee-a):
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.::
Liliaceae::Hosta Brim Cup:A short, wide spreading Hosta with white variegated leaves.::
Cactaceae:cactaceae opuntia compressa:Optunia humifusa: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
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 popular in today's gardens.:(dy-SEN-tra)(spek-Tah-bi-lis):5.18.05
Saxifragaceae::Browni Coral Bells, Heuchea Browni:A tough Heuchera with fuzzy leaves.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Plantaginaceae::Rocky Mountain Penstemon:A native hardy medium tall Penstemon.:(pen-STE-mon):
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
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta tiny tears:Hosta Tiny Tears:A small mounding green foliage plant.::4.26.05
Nyctaginaceae::Lime Light 4 Oclock Flower:A tender perennial grown as annual. Has chartreuse foliage accented with red flowers.:(mi-RA-bi-liss)(ha-LA-pa):
Asteraceae::Mardi Gras Sneezweed:A Sneezeweed with colorful yellow to red flowers.:(hel-EE-nee-um):
Liliaceae::Daylily Chicago Apache:A strong growing red daylily with good substance.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):4.22.05
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):
Rosaceae::Autumn Glory Ornamental Carb:A small to medium Ornamental Crab with white flowers and red orange fruit.::
Geraniaceae::Geranium New Hampshire Purple:A mounding plant with deep magenta (red purple) flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um) :
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
Pinaceae::Pygmaea Oriental Spruce:::
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
Solanaceae::Supertunia Petunia series:A series of easy to grow Petunia with a vast array of colors and types. Excellent in containers and gardens.::
Rosaceae::Spirea Glow Girl:A Birchleaf Spirea with bright yellow foliage.::
Asteraceae::Cheyene Spirit Coneflower.:A seed grown hardy coneflower blooming the first year from seeds.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah):
Liliaceae: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).::4.22.05
Commelinaceae:commelinaceae tradescantia albiflora albo-vittata:Variegated Inch Plant:A variegated form of the Inch plant. :(tray-dess-CAN-tee-ah):4.15.05
Rosaceae::George Vancouver Shrub Rose:A Kordesii shrub rose with red flowers that does exceptionally well in cold climates.::
: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
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae salvia patens blue angel:Salvia Blue Angel:This is a cultivar of the Gentiana Salvia's.:(sal-VEE-a)(PA-tenz):04.20.03 4.22.05
Brassicaceae::Lebanon Stonecress:A small plant for the alpine or rock garden.:(ieth-ee-o-NEE-a) (ko-rid-FOL-ee-um):
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
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):
Rosaceae ::Thornless Cockspur Hawthorn:A thornless variety of the Cockspur Hawthorn.:(kra TEE gus)(krus GA li):
Pinaceae::Silberlocke Korean Fir:A cultivar of the Korean Fir.:(a-bez)(kor-e-A-na):
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
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Parfait series:A striking cold tolerant plant when in bloom.:(dye-AN-thus)(chi-NEN-sis):11.11.05
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):
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):
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
Labiatae::Grand Mum Monarda, Grand Mum Bee Balm:A compact pink flowering Monarda.:(mo-NAR-da):
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
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Marble Arch:::
Asteraceae ::Ageratum Leilani Blue:A taller Ageratum with fluffy blue blooms.:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Kikuzaki:A small Magnolia that flowers at an early age. A nice small Star Magnolia.:(mag-NO-lee-uh)(stell-AY-tuh):
Rosaceae:rosaceae amelanchier x grandiflora princess diana:Amelanchier Princess Diana: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
Solanaceae::Ornamental Peppers:A general listing of different Ornamental Pepper plants grown for their ornamental fruit. Most fruit exude "Fire".:(KAP-sih-kum):
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
Primulaceae ::Rubin Auslese Primula:A cultivar of the Drumstick Primula:(PRIM-eu-la)(den-tik-ew LAH-ta):
Cactaceae::Purple Prickly Pear:An interesting blue to purple colored colored, pads.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):4.12.05
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. A medium sized plant for full sun.::4.9.5
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
Polemoniaceae::Bright Eyes Garden Phlox:A medium Garden Phlox with light pink flowers with red eyes.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Asteraceae::Wreath Goldenrod, Blue Stemmed Goldenrod; Axillary Goldenrod; Woodland Goldenrod:An unusual Goldenrod with wavy yellow flower spikes and purple stems.::
Liliaceae::Star of Persia:Forms a loosely formed ball of starry violet flowers.::
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):
Caprifoliaceae ::Weigela Boskoop Glory:A medium shrub with large salmon pink flowers.:(wy-GEE-la) :
Rosaceae ::Blushing Knockout Rose:A pink version of the original red Knockout Rose.::12.14.05
Buxaceae::Vadar Valley Boxwood:A lower growing flat top Boxwood cultivar.::
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Autumn Fire:Another improvement of the tried and true Sedum Autumn Joy.::
Asteraceae::String of Bananas :A curiosity succulent plant with banana shaped leaves.::
Cannaceae:cannaceae canna x generalis tropicana:Canna lily Tropicana:A Canna with multicolored foliage plus large orange flowers.::11-12-01 4.12.05
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
Liliaceae::Pleomele, Malasian Dracaena:A tough easy to grow indoor plant.::4.26.05
Aceraceae::Paper Bark Maple:A small tree with smooth peeling cinnamon colored bark.:(AY-ser)(GRISS-ee-um):
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.::
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
Taxodiaceae::Pilaris Yew:A narrow slow growing Yew.:(TAKS-us):
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea glauca sanders blue:Sanders Blue:A narrow, blue upright cultivar of the Alberta Spruce.:Originated as a witches broom on a Dwarf Albert at the Iseli Nursery in Boring, Oregon (USA).:5.3.05
Brassicaceae::Pygmaea Candytuft:A ground hugging Candytuft.:(eye-BEER-is) (sem-per-VY-renz):
Liliaceae::Guilt by Association Hosta:A medium sized Hosta with foliage emerging yellow than changing to chartreuse.::
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::Heart of Gold Redbud:A gold to yellow leaf Red Bud.:(SER-sis)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
Hippocastanaceae::Yellow Buckeye, Sweet Buckeye, Big Buckeye:A large ornamental tree.::
Hydrangeaceae:: Mach Orange:An easy to grow shrub with white flowers:(fil-ah-DEL-fus)(vir-jin-AH-liss):
Styracaceae::Mountain Silver Bell:A small to medium tree with white flowers in the early spring.:{hal-EE-zhee-uh)(mawn-tih-KOLE-uh):
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.:(vy-BER-num)(sar-JEN-te-i):
Pinaceae::Minuta Dwarf White Pine:A dwarf mounding form of White Pine.::
Scrophulariaceae::Fox Glove, Common Fox Glove:A tall biennial with pink to purple flowers.:(dij-i-TAL-is)(pur-PU-ree-ah):
Asteraceae ::Achillea Golden Plate:A tall Achillea reaching 4-5 feet.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(fil-i-pen-due-LI-na):
Ficoidaceae::Fenestrarias, Baby Toes:A small highly succulent plant with window tipped leaves.:(fen-es-TRAY-ree-uh):
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):
Asteraceae::Heliopsis Summer Nights, Summer Nights False Sun Flowr:An Oxeye Daisy cultivar with yellow flowers and red colored stems.::02.24.06
Saxifragaceae::Berry Smoothie Heuchera:An unique color in the spring rose to pink, changing to purplish rose.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Etoile Violette:Dark purple, semi nodding flowers on a deciduous vine. A member of the Viticella group.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Commelinaceae::Pale Puma Tradescantia:A clump forming trailing plant for outdoor containers or bright indoor windows.:(tray-dess-CAN-tee-ah):
Scrophulariaceae::Rocket Snapdragons series:A series of tall Snapdragons with a wide range of colors. Grow best in the spring late summer and fall.:(an-tih-RI-num)(MAY-jus):
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
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):
Ranunculaceae::Rananculus Bloomingdale series:A dwarf Ranunculus with over 9 different colors. Flowers remind me a small Peony flower made out of tissue paper. Grown as a tender perennial in colder regions.:(ra-NUN-ku-lus)(a-see-AT-ee-kus):
Oleaceae ::Patmore Green Ash:A cultivar of the green Ash with an evenly branched crown.:(FRACK-si-nus)(pen-sil-VA-ni-ka):
Polygonaceae::Himalayan Fleece Flower:A perennial that grows best in cool moist sites.:(per-si-KAR-ee-ah)(a-FEE-nis):
Rosaceae::Rainbow Knockout Rose:A member of the Knockout Rose series with coral pink flowers.::
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::Pink Flare Sargent Cherry:A hardy narrow upright pink flowering Cherry.:(PRU-nus)(sar-jen-TEE-i):
Asteraceae::Ligularia Orthello: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
Saxifragaceae::Paris Coralbells, Heuchera Paris:A heavy flowering Coral Bells with silvery green foliage.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Juncaceae::Twisted Arrow Rush:A combination of J. Blue Arrows for height and J. spiralis for curly effect.::
Araucariacea: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
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):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja occidentalis cristata crested:Thuja cristata Argenteovariegata::(thu-ya):5.17.05
Lamiaceae::Creeping Thyme, Miniature Thyme:A low growing ground cover good for full sun dry sites in rock gardens.:(TY-mus)(pray-koks):
Crassulaceae::Hens and Chicks with green foliage, House Leek:A grouping of Hens and Chicks with reddish foliage.:(sem-per-VEEV-um)(tek-TOH-rum):
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):
Ranunculaceae ::White Baneberry, Doll Eye's:A woodland plant producing clusters of white flowers followed by white berries on stout red stalks.::
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
Aceraceae::Girard's Hybrid Paperbark Maple:A hybrid of the Paper Bark Maple.:(AYE-cer)(GRIS-ee-um):11.22.05
Liliaceae::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):
Pinaceae ::Compact Englemann Spruce:A much more compact cultivar of the Englemann Spruce:(PIE-see-ah):
Hydrangeaceae ::Hydrangea Snow queen:A compact Oak Leaf Hydrangea with large white flowers and great fall coloration.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(kwer-se-FOH-lee-uh):
:fences::A odds and ends collection of different ways fences can be used to landscape the yard.::4.5.5
Liliaceae::Hapsen Blue Hosta:A medium sized blue leaf Hosta.::
Cactaceae:::::4.12.5
Rosaceae::Henry Hudson Rose:A very hardy, rugosa rose that stays neat and tidy. Very hardy and disease resistant.::04.05.06
Liliaceae ::Turkestan Onion:An unusual looking plant with two to four broad blue-gray leaves flushed with purple.::
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):
Saxifragaceae::Fanal Astilbe:One of the darker red Astilbe. Foliage emerges bronze changing to green.:(as-TIL-bee):
Cactaceae::Opuntia subulata, Austrocylindropuntia subulata: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):
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
Asteraceae::White Wood Aster:A white woodland Aster.::syn. Eurybia divaricata
Caryophyllaceae::Diathus Kawara Pink, Dianthus Kawara:A lacy pink cultivar of the Kawara series of Dianthus.::
Campanulaceae::Techno Heat Lobelia:A series of Lobelia that are more heat tolerant along with intense colors. Really a tender perennial grown as an annual.:lo-BEE-lee-ah:
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):
Hydrangeaceae::Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea:Changes from white to strawberry pink as the summer progresses.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Apocynaceae::Atropurpurea Vinca:A good ground cover plant for the shaded areas having green foliage and purple flowers.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):
Hydrangeaceae::Samantha Silver Leaves Hydranges:::
Begoniaceae ::Begonia Wollny:A thick caned Begonia.::
Asteraceae::Aster Twlight:A cultivar of the native big leaf Aster with blue flowers.::
Primulaceae::Angie Orange::(a-NA-ga-lis):
Rosaceae::Apple Service Berry:A small tree with white flowers before the leaves followed by edible fruit.:(am-e-LANG-key-er):
Asteraceae::Monster Lemon Strawflower, Paper Daisy:Strawflowers are one of the easiest flowers to dry. Try touching one and see how papery the flower (bracts) is. Monster Lemon has large yellow flowers on a tall plant.:(brak-tee-A-tum):
Solanaceae ::Petunia Shock Wave series:Agroup of Petunias with the spreading habit of "Wave Petunias" but with smaller flowers.::
Apocynaceae:apocynaceae vinca minor cultivars:VInca minor cultivars:A photo album of different cultivars of Vinca Minor.::06.22.03 4.8.5
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
Lamiaceae::Silky Fleece Lambs Ears, Dwarf Lambs Ears:A dwarf form of Lambs Ears.:(STAY-kis)((by-zan-TEEN-A):
Phormiaceae ::Maori Sunset New Zealand Flax:An Yucca-like plant with apricot to pink tones blending with the green of the leaves.::
Rosaceae::Snowfall Nine Bark, Snowfall Physocarpus:A white blooming Ninebark with green foliage.:(fi-so-KAR-pus)(op-u-li-FO-li-us):
Campanulaceae ::Campanula latifolia var macrantha:A variety of the species C. latifolia with larger flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(lah-ti-FO-lee-a):
Rosaceae ::Rosa forrestiana:A species rose that performs well in gardens.::
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):
Aceraceae ::Northfire Maple :A selection of Red Maple with good branching habit and a superior fall color:(AY-ser)(ROO-brum):11.25.05
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
Bignoniacea:bignoniacea catalpa speciosa:Catalpa, Northern Catalpa, Indian Bean Tree:A large growing tree with a great floral display in June.::4.11.05
::Border 1:::
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
Lamiaceae::Golden Anniversary Lamium:A colorful Lamium reported to be an improved Anne Greenway.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):
Hippocastanaceae:hippocastanaceae aesculus pavia:Red Buckeye:A small growing tree or large shrub with red flower.:(es-KU-lus):4.18.05
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
Papaveraceae::Spring Fever Iceland Poppy series:A series of Iceland Poppy that forms multiple groups of flowering.:(pa-PA-ver)(noo-dih-KA-lee):
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
Ranunculaceae::Red Bane Berry:A woodland plant producing clusters of bright red poisonous berries.::
Cupressaceae ::Little Gem Arborvitae:A dense, dwarf globe Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
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
Liliaceae: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::Lemon Queen Trollius:A early spring blooming plant with globular lemon yellow flowers:(TROL-i-us)(kul-TOR-um):12.10
Geraniaceae::Geranium Dark Reiter:::
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 or warm winters. :(an-tih-RI-num)(MAY-jus):
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
Asteraceae ::Arizona Sereis Gailardia:A Gaillardia with orange red blossoms tipped by a ring yellow.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):
Campanulaceae::Cherry Bells Spotted Campanula:A Campanula with tubular, pendulous red flowers.:(kam-PAN-yew-lah)(punk-TAh-tah):
Brassicaceae::Redbor Kale:A curly leaf Kale that can turn burgundy under cool conditions.::
Lamiaceae::Salvia Rose Sage, Desert Sage, Giant Flowered Purple Sage:A California native with silvery foliage and large ornamental flowers.:(SAL-vee-ah):
Ranunculaceae::Jackmanii Clematis:A popular Clematis grown for its dark purple flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer negundo:Boxelder, Ash-leaf Maple, Manitoba Maple:A very fast growing weedy tree.::09.11.02 4.7.5
Anacardiaceae::Fragrant Sumac:A medium to large shrub forms a dense tangle mass of stems. Good for naturalizing on difficult sites.:(ROOS)(a-row-MAT-ik-ah):
Buxaceae::Green Gem Boxwood:A smaller Boxwood that resists winter burn.::
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):
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):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Carl, Carl Sedum:Another improved version of the ubiquitous Sedum Autumn Joy.::
Asteraceae::Codimidium Phillipine:Yellow flowers with burgundy to chocolate colored centers.::
Rosaceae::Autumn cherry, Rose bud cherry, Tibetan cherry:::
Begoniaceae ::Begonia Illumination Series:A series of pendulous tuberous begonia hybrids with large double flowers.::
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
Asteraceae::Little Princess Shasta Daisy:A dwarf cultivar of Shasta Daisy.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
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):
Liliaceae:liliaceae erythronium albidum:White Trout Lily, Dogtooth Violet:This is a white flowering form of the more common yellow flowering Trout Lily.::5.14.02 4.22.05
Campanulaceae ::Campanula Caroline:A medium growing perennial with showy clusters of shell pink to lavender flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(GLOM-er-ah-ta):
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Sunny Border Blue:A medium Veronica with violet blue flower spikes.:(ver-ON-ih-kah):
Cactaceae:cactaceae cephalocereus senilis:Old Man Cactus:A beautiful columnar plant with long silver white matted hairs.::4.12.5
Aceraceae::Goldspire Maple:A densely columnar Sugar Maple selection:(AYE-cer)(sak-KAR-um):
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
Pinaceae::Fastigiate Blue Spruce:A smaller narrow Spruce with erect branches.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
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
Liliaceae::Purple/wine/violet Daylily:This section contains pictures of the Daylilies with purple colores flowers.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae achillea filipendulina parkers variety:Parkers 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
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):
Iridaceae::Walburton Yellow Crocosmia:A yellow blooming Crocosmia.:(kroh-KOZ-mee-uh):
Liliaceae ::Satisfaction Oriental Trumpet Lily:An Oriental trumpet type plant.::
Cactaceae::Optunia macrorhiza Red Throat:A selection of O.macrohiza with a consistent red throat.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
Liliaceae::Hosta Great Expendations:A large, slow growing Hosta with creamy yellow center surrounded by a bluish green margin.:part shade to shade:
Anacardiaceae:anacardiaceae rhus typhina laciniata:Fernleaf Sumac:A tall, wide spreading, suckering shrub that has spectacular fall color.:(rhoos)(TIE-fee-na):12.01.01 4.6.5
Saxifragaceae::Chocolate Ruffles Coral Bells, Heuchera Chocolate Ruffles:Chocolate colored ruffled leaves with plenty of flowers.:(HEW-ker-ah):Saxifragaceae
Hydrangeaceae:saxifragaceae philadelphus coronarius minnesota snowflake:Minnesota Snowflake Mockorange:A medium sized shrub that produces a mass of double white flowers.::01.14.03, 6.17.05
Euphorbiaceae::Spiny Milk Barrel, African Milk Barrel::(yoo-FOR-bee-uh) :
Amaranthaceae::Chicken Gizard, Yellow Chicken Gizzard:Grown for its colorful yellow veined green leaves and red stems.:(eh-ri-SEE-nay)(herb-sti-ee):12.15.05
Asteraceae::Blue Boy Batchlers Button:An old fashion Cottage garden plant with blue double flower.:(sen-TOR-ree-ah):
Araceae::Blue Hawaii Elephant Ears:A Elephant Ears with purple veins and dark petioles:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
Ranunculaceae::Radar Love Clematis:A Clematis with lantern shaped yellow flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Asteraceae::Shasta Daisy Broadway Lights:A Shasta Daisy whose flowers open up bright yellow than fade to white.::
Poaceae::Dewys Blue Switch Grass, Deweys Blue Switch Grass:A tough glaucous blue Switch Grass.::
Primulaceae::Cyclamen purpurascence:A hardy Cyclamen native to deciduous forests.::
Geraniaceae::Geranium Katherine Adele:A Geranium with pink flowers with purple markings on the leaves.::
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
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):
Hydrangeaceae ::Oakleaf Hydrangea:This is the native Oakleaf Hydrangea shrub.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(kwer-se-FOH-lee-uh):
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
Liliaceae::Hosta Hapsen Heron:A small to medium sized Hosta with deep glacous blue foliage.::
Oleaceae ::Summer Charm Chinese Tree Lilac, Summer Charm Lilac:A small tree with creamy white flowers. :(si-RING-ga)(pea-kin-EN-sis):
Cupressaceae::Spartan Juniper:A fast growing tall pyramidal Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Fagaceae::Allegheny chinkapin:A small tree or large shrub produces an edible Chestnut.::
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
Hyacinthaceae::Oarkhurst Pineapple Lily:A tropical looking plant with thick strap-like purple leaves.::
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):
Balsaminaceae:balsaminaceae impatiens capensis:Spotted Touch-me-not, Jewel weed:A large growing native wildflower found in moist shaded areas.::12.01.01
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae sambucus nigra marginata:Variegated European Elder:A variegated form of the European Elder.:(sam-BU-kus)(NIE-gra):4.12.05
Asteraceae:::A white flowering form of the native American Basket Flower.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh):4.8.5
Euphorbiaceae::Variegated Corncob Plant, Variegated Corncob Euphorbia, Indian Corncob:A small succulent whose entire stem can be totally variegated.:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh):03.01.06
Liliaceae::Hosta Grand Prize:A small Hosta with green leaves having a gold margin changing to creamy white as the season ::
Aceraceae::Crimson Sentry Maple:A broad columnar tree with maroon foliage.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
Ericaceae::Mandarin Lights Rhododendron:A cultivar of the Northern Lights series with bright, deep orange flowers.:roo-do-DEN-dron):
Scrophulariaceae::Black Ace Turtle Head:A late blooming perennial that likes moist sites.:(chel-O-nee)(GLA-bra):
Scrophulariaceae::Culvers Root:A tall wild flower with spikes of white flower. Prefers full sun and moist soils. Adds a strong vertical element to the garden.:(ver-on-i-KAS-trum):
Hydrangeaceae ::Variegated Lacecap Hydrangea:A Lacecap Hydrangea grown for it's variegated foliage:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
Ranunculaceae::Sharp-Lobed Hepatica, Mountain Hepatic:An early spring blooming plant found growing in deciduous forests.::
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
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
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
Asteraceae ::Giant Daisy, High Daisy, Hungarian Daisy:A very tall bush-like daisy::
Asteraceae::Honeysong Purple Stokes Aster:This Stokes Aster produces dark purple flowers.:(stoh-KEE-zhi-ah)(LAY-vis):
Liliaceae ::Allium Summer Beauty:A clumping, chives-like Allium with lavender pink flowers in the summer through the fall.::
Betulaceae::Dwarf Columnar Hornbeam:A tight upright growing Hornbeam.:(car-PI-nus)(BET-uu-lus):
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
Cactaceae::Red Orchid Cactus:An epiphytic tropical cactus with large red flowers. Happily grows in hanging baskets.::
::Daylily Gardens:Gardens of Daylilies::
Rosaceae ::Flowering Almound, Double Flowering Plum:Double pink flowers early in the spring on a medium sized single stemmed shrub.:(PRUU-nus):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Emperors Wave:A new hybird plant from the Jelitto Seed Company of Germany.::
Cannaceae:cannaceae canna x generalis rhizomes:Canna rhizomes:This sections contains pictures of Canna Tropicana rhizomes dug in the fall.::
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
Asteraceae ::Ageratum Fields Blue:A compact Ageratum with medium blue flowers.:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
Hamamelidaceae::Vernal Witch Hazel:An early blooming large shrub. ::12.07.05
Asteraceae ::Argyranthemum Madeira:A free flowering series of Agyranthemum in a wide range of colors.:(ar-ji-RAN-the-mum)(froo-TESS-enz).:
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):
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
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
Saxifragaceae::Dolce Creme Brulee Coral Bells:This Heuchera has bronze to deep golden yellow foliage.:(HEW-ker-a):
Rosaceae::Elveshorn Shrub Rose:A shrub rose with pink flowers.::
Scrophulariaceae::Black Prince Snapdragon:A Snapdragon with deep crimson flowers.:(an-tih-RI-num)(MAY-jus):
Polemoniaceae ::White Delight Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with white flowers in May::
Caprifoliaceae ::Newport Viburnum:A compact cultivar of the Japanese Snowball Viburnum.:(vy-BER-num)(pli-KA-tum):
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.::
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
Ranunculaceae::Clematis herbaceous group:This group is either totally herbaceous or form sub-shrubs.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Caprifoliaceae::Glossy Abelia, Fragrant Abelia:A small to medium size shrub with fragrant light pink flowers.:(a-BEE-lee-uh)(mo-sahn-EN-sis):
Cupressaceae ::Juniper Prostata:A low growing spreading Juniper with green foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis):
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):
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.::4.11.05
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
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
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
Saxifragaceae::Heuchera Snow Angel:A small mounding Heuchera with variegated foliage and larger pink flowers.:(HEW-ker-ah):
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
Lamiaceae::Greek Jerusalem Sage, Sticky Jerusalem Sage:A large perennial with yellow flowers.:(FLO-mis)(ru-SEL-i-aa-na) :
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
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta sea spirit:Hosta Sea Sprite:A gold centered green foliage plant.::
Fabaceae::Lead Plant, Prairie Shoestring, False Indigo:A native North American Prairie plant.: :6.17.05
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon Iron Maiden:A medium to tall perennial with bright scarlet spikes of pendulous tubular flowers.:(pen-STE-mon)(bar-BAY-tus):09.23.05
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.::
Aceraceae::Crimson Queen Japanese Maple:A red laced leaf Japanese Maple.:{AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
Fagaceae::Attention English Oak:A narrow upright, tight form of the English Oak.:(KWER-kus):
Asteraceae:asteraceae helenium moerheim beauty:Moerheim Beauty Sneezeweed.:A late blooming perennial with dark copper red flowers.:(hel-EE-nee-um):4.9.5
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):
Liliaceae::Tuolumne Fawn Lily, Tuolumne Dog's Tooth Viole:Yellow pendent lily-like flowers on 12 inch stalks with a shiny mottle foliage.::
Ranunculaceae::Aquilegia Origami. Columbine Origami:A free flowering Columbine with flowers 2-3 inch flowers.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
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
Rosaceae::Cutleaf Stephanandra:A graceful shrub with arching branches.:(stef-a-NAN-dra)(in-SI-za):03.30.06
Lamiaceae ::Plectranthus Marginatus:An upright Swedish Ivy with green variegated leaves.:(plek-RAN-thus)(FOR ster ii):02.16.06
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae leonurus cardiaca:Motherwort, Lion's Tail:Once cultivated for home remedies now has become a causal weed.::4.21.05
Asteraceae::Durango Marigold:A series of French Dwarf Marigold::
Berberidaceae::Sparkle Barberry:A compact green Barberry with arching horizontal branches.:Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-i):
Tropaelolaceae: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
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
Poaceae ::Red Baron Japanese Blood Grass:A red leaf grass that grows best in full sun moist to wet conditions.:(im-per-AH-tah):
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
Ranunculaceae::Durandi Clematis:A strong non-clinging Clematis grown as a herbaceous perennial::
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
Apiaceae::Great Angelica:A large native plant found growing in moist areas.::5.16.05
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::Pistache Coral Bells, Pistache Heuchera:An Heuchera with lime green to chartreuse yellow foliage. Yellow foliage Heuchera tend to burn easier.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Buxaceae::Sheridan Little Leaf Boxwood:A slow growing rounded Boxwood.:(BUK-sus):
Rosaceae:rosaceae cotoneaster divaricatus:Spreading Cotoneaster:A medium size mounding Cotoneaster. Can be used as a hedge.:(kah-tone-nee-AS-ter):02.01.04
Cyperaceae::Palm Sedge :Called a Palm Sedge since its leaves somewhat resemble a Palm.:(KAIR-ex)(mus-king-goo-MEN-sis) :
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
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):
Poaceae::Windspeil Moor Grass, Tall Purple Moor Grass:A mounding grass with tall flowers stalks that dance in the wind.:(moh-LIN-ee-ah):
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):
Begoniaceae ::Looking Glass Begonia:A cane type Begonia with Pink flowers.::
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
Rosaceae ::Pink Spires Flowering Crab:An upright flowering Crab.::
Ranunculaceae::White Pasque Flower:A white form the more common purple Pasque Flower::
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
Saxifragaceae::Burnished Bronze Heucheralla:A compact plant with bronze foliage color.:(hew-ker-REL-uh):
Fagaceae::Rohanii Beech, Purple Leaf Oak Beech, :A vigorous growing cultivar of the European Beech:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Plantaginaceae::Utah Penstemon:A Utah native Penstemon with hot red-pink flowers.:(pen-STE-mon):6.22.05
Agavaceae::Artichoke Agave:A beautiful bluish colored Agave forming stubby rosette of leaves.:(a-GAH-vee)(PAIR-ree-eye):
Geraniaceae::Elsbeth Geranium:A Geranium sanguieum cultivar with vivid pink flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um):
Saxifragaceae::Heuchera Encore, Encore Coralbells:A compact Heuchera white flowers.:(HEW-ker-ah):
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
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):
Brassicaceae::Apricot Twister Wall Flower:A Wallflower with apricot to orange colored flowers. A good companion for Pansies.:(e-RIH-sih-mum):
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):
Rosaceae::Spring Cinquefoil, Potentilla verna nana:A low growing ground cover creating a carpet of yellow flowers in the early spring.:(po-ten-TILL-a):7.02.05
Cupressaceae::Little Spire Juniper:A tight, slow growing narrow upright Juniper:(jew-NIP-er-us) (KOM-yoo-nis):
Magnoliaceae ::Magnolia Golden Lantern.:A small tree with pale yellow flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Liliaceae::Hosta Stetson:::4.26.05
Cupressaceae::Monterey Cypress Goldcrest, Lemon Cedar, Goldcrest Cypress:A medium sized, gold colored form of the much larger Monterey Cypress:(kuu-Pres-us):
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.::
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-jel-O-nee-a)(an-gus-tih-FO-lee-a):09.08.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta blue dimples:Blue Dimples Hosta:A medium size Hosta with lots of dimples on the blue foliage.::4.22.05
Rosaceae::Double Flowering Sweet Cherry, Double Flowering Mazzard:A Sweet Cherry tree with double white flowers in dense clusters.:(PRUU-nus)(AA-vi-um):
Cupressaceae::Danica Arborvitae:A slow growing globular Arborvitae:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Tropaelolaceae::Nasturtium Alaska:A variegated form of the common Nasturtium. It comes true from seed. This isn't always true with variegated plants. :(troo-PEE-oo-lum)(MA-jus):
Euphorbiaceae:euphorbiaceae euphorbia supina:Prostrate Spurge:A mat forming weed that bleeds a white sap when broken.::05.17.05
Asteraceae::Hemp Agrimony:A tall moisture loving plant.::
Hydrangeaceae::Quick Fire Hydrangea:The name refers to this Hydrangeas early bloom.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Ulmaceae::Golden Elm:A narrow slow growing upright Elm with golden yellow foliage.:(UL-mus):
Rosaceae::Lady Elsie May Shrub Rose:An All American Selection with good disease resistance and Coral colored flowers.::
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
Liliaceae::Daylily Hyperion:An old favorite yellow Daylily. The plants in my garden are over 20 years old as of 2013.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):4.22.05
Asparagaceae::Giant Mexican Lily, Mauritius Hemp:::
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
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):
:author's private gardens 2002-09::Pictures of my yard from the end of September through October 2002.::4.5.5
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) :
Hippocastanaceae ::Autumn Splender :A small hardy tree with excellent fall foliage.:(es-KU-lus):
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
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
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
Oleaceae::Korean Abelialeaf, White Forsythia:An early blooming shrub with white flowers. Nice fall foliage color.:(a-be-li-FILL-um)(DIS-ti-kum):
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
Taxodiaceae::Krzysztof Yew:A narrow upright Yew.:(TAKS-us):
Asteraceae::American Wild Sensitive-plant, Northern Wild Senna:A tall native legume Prairie plant.::
Ranunculaceae::Yellow Anemone, Yellow Wood Anemone, Buttercup Anemone:An ephemeral woodland wild flower flowering in the spring. If it likes the site will spread and form small colonies.:(a-NEM-oh-nee):
Solanaceae::Chilly Chilli Ornamental Pepper:An edible hot Pepper plant producing upright fruit changing from greenish yellow to orange to red.::
Rosaceae::Skogholm Cotoneaster, Skogholm Bearberry:A low growing vigorous shrub good as a ground cover or cascading over walls.:(ko-tone-EE-aster):
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
Araliaceae::Variegated Five-leaf Aralia, Eleutherococcus sieboldianus `Variegatus`:A variegated shrub for the shaded areas of the garden.::
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):
Poaceae::Compact Gold Striped Bamboo:A small Bamboo with ornamental foliage.:(plee-o-blast-us):
Balsaminaceae ::Fusion Impatiens:::
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
Ginkgoaceae::Jade Butterfly Ginkgo, Jade Butterflies Ginkgo:A dwarf Ginkgo with leaves growing in clusters.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Lamiaceae ::Coleus Sedona:A Coleus with an unusual colored foliage.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez):
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):
Campanulaceae::Golden Torch Lobelia, Golden Torch Cardinal Flower:A red Lobelia with yellow foliage.::
Liliaceae::Heirloom Daylily:This section contains pictures of Daylily cultivars produced in the 1960's or earlier::
Cactaceae::Red Headed Irishman:A columnar Mammillaria pink to purple flowers.::4.12.5
Polygonaceae::Sheep's Sorrel, Red Sorrel, Sour Weed, Field Sorrel:A common weed, easily identified by its spikes of reddish maroon flowers.::
Juncaceae::Hedgehog Juncus, Hedgehog Rush:A compact vertical accent plant with stiff upright blueish green leaves.:(JUN-kus)(in-FLEX-us) :
Asphodelaceae::Spring Valley Hybrid Fox Tail Lily:A series of hybrid Fox Tail Lily.::
Asteraceae::Veitchs Blue Globe Thistle:A shorter Globe Thistle with steel blue flowers.:(EK-in-ops):
Magnoliaceae:magnoliaceae magnolia x loebneri leonard messel:Magnolia Leonard Messel:A beautiful hybrid Magnolia with white flowers that are flushed with purple-pink.:(mag-NO-li-ah)(LEEB-ner-eye):05.10.02, rev 02.22.03 4.27.05
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):
Acanthaceae::White Candles, Whitefieldia:A tropical shrub with pure white flowers that can be grown in the house.::
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):
Pinaceae ::Lace Bark Pine:A pine grown for it's colorful exfoliating, patch work bark.:(PI-nus)(bun-jee-AH-na):
: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
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):
Dryopteridaceae::Japanese Fern:This is the wild Japanese fern. Lesser know than the cultivars of Japanese Painted Fern.:(uh-THEE-ree-um):
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):
Saxifragaceae::Mocha Coral Bells:A vigorous mounding Heuchera with mocha colored leaves in the correct spot.:(HEW-ker-ah):
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
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):
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
Labiatae::Cambridge Scarlett Monarda:A Monarda with dark red flowers:(mo-NAR-da):
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):
Verbenaceae ::Santos Verbena:Upright plant with rigid heads of purple flowers.:(ver-BEE-nah):
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):
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
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):
Asteraceae ::Prairie blazing star:::
Amaranthaceae::Purple Knight:A vigorus upright, spreading purple leaf foliage plant.:(al-ter-NAN-the-ra)(den-TA-ta):4.8.5
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):
Liliaceae:liliaceae asparagus:Asparagus fern seedlings:Enter this section to see some Asparagus Fern seedlings::4.22.05
Crassulaceae::Chocolate Ball Sedum:Forms a 2-3 inch, slightly mounding mat of foliage.::
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.::
Apocynaceae::astern 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) :
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 ::Achillea Rose Queen::(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Solanaceae::Raspberry Blast Petunia:A Supertunia type Petunia with pink flowers edged in a dark cerise.::
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
Asteraceae ::Red Ribbed Chicory:An ornamental edible plant.::
Cupressaceae ::Blue Carpet Juniper:A low, wide spreading Juniper with sharp blue foliage.::
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
Ulmaceae::Dodoens Elm:A hybrid large Elm with moderate resistance to Dutch Elm Disease.:(UL-mus):
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):
Liliaceae::Pandora's Box Daylily:An evergreen Daylily with a large bold eye and contrasting ground color.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
Gesneriaceae:gesneriaceae smithiantha::These plants have beautiful foliage and flowers. They need warm humid conditions to grow properly.::4.18.05
Oleaceae::Blanche Sweet Lilac:A Lilac with large blue to whitish blue flowers. :(si-RING-gah)(hy-uh-sin-ih-FLOR-uh):
Araceae::Elephant Ears:A group of large plants with leaves, veins and petioles that can have different colors. An easy to growq plant to add a tropical look to your garden:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh)(Mo-he-toe):
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):
Saxifragaceae::Rosamund Coral Bells,:An older Heuchera cultivar with green leaves and a prodigious amount of flowers.::
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela florida minuet:Weigela Minuet:One of the smaller more compact Weigela.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):11-17-01, 6.24.02,4.5.5
Fagaceae::Purple Fountain Beech:A weeping Beech cultivar with narrow upright growth ans weeping branches.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Cactaceae::Rose Pin Cushion Cactus:A free flowering cactus with purplish-red flowers.::
Caryophyllaceae::Hairy Garden Pink, Dianthus Knappi:One of the only yellow flowering Dianthus.::11.07.05
Asteraceae::Ox Eye:A large growing perennial growing best in moist, well drained soil.::
Plantaginaceae::Tubular Bells Penstemon:One of the larger flowering of the Penstemon genus.:(pen-STE-mon):
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
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
Lamiaceae::Fuji Blue Dragon Head:A nice blue colored plant good for sunny rock gardens.:(dray-koh-SEF-uh-lum)(ar-gun-EN-see):
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):
Moraceae ::Common Mulberry, White Mulberry:A fast growing native tree that provides a delitable fruit for birds and humans.:(MO-rus)(AL-baa):
Rosaceae::Dakota Charm Spirea:Dakota Charm is a small version of the iconic Gold Flame Spirea.::
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
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Purple Majestry:A tall Salvia with dark rich purple flowers.:(SAL-vee-a)(gar-an-IT-i-ca):12.03.05
Rosaceae::Geum Totally Tangerine:::
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):
Malvaceae:malvaceae abutilon theophrasti:Velevetleaf, 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
Cupressaceae::Elegant Giant Arborvitae:An broadly pyramidal Western Cedar cultivar.:(thu-ya):
Caprifoliaceae ::Alfredo Viburnum:A compact from of the American Cranberry Bush.:(vy-BER-num):
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.::
Papaveraceae::Greater Celandine, Tetterwort:An introduced wild flower with yellow flowers has become ecologically invasive.:(kel-ee-DON-ee-um MAY-jus):
Boraginaceae::Sissinghurst White Pulomonara:A hybrid Pulmonaria with large white flowers.:(pul-muh-NAIR-ee-uh):
Lamiaceae::Plectranthus Mona Lavender:A phenomenal plant with lavender flowers and dark green leaves with purple undersides.:(plec-TRAN-thus):
Tiliaceae:tiliaceae tilia cordata:Littleleaf Linden:A medium sized tree with a dense pyramidal habit.:(TILL-i-a)(kore-DAY-ta):7.03.05
Rosaceae::Linda Cambell Rose, Linda Campbell Rogosa Rose:A very hardy Rugosa Rose type with red flowers.::
Liliaceae ::Dracaena Lemon Lime:A Dracaena Warneckie cultivar with a lemon yellow edge.::02.01.05
Rosaceae::Fredheim Potentilla:A yellow flowering Potentilla.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Taxodiaceae:taxodiaceae taxus x media wardii:Wardii Yew:A wide spreading, flat top Yew cultivar.:(TAK-us):07.12.03 6.25.05
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
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
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
Aceraceae::Columnar Norway Maple:A Columnar Norway Maple.:(Aye-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
Hydrangeaceae:hydrangeaceae hydrangea paniculata:PG Hydrangea, Panicle Hydrangea:A medium sized late blooming shrub for the full sun to semi-shaded areas of the yard. One of the older types of cultivars still used. Seems hard to find but has been superseded by many other cultivars.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):11.25.03 4.19.05
Solanaceae::Marbles Ornamental Peppers:An ornamental Pepper producing marble shaped multicolored fruit. Reported to have medium heat.:(KAP-sih-kum) (AN-yoo-um):
Rosaceae ::Variegated Rockspray Cotoneaster:A variegated form of Cotoneaster horizontalis.:(kah-tone-nee-AS-ter):
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
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):
Aceraceae::Tsuma-gaki Japanese Maple:A small tree with yellowish green leaves edged with red.:(AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
Asteraceae::Flambe Yellow Chrysocephalum:A tough plant tolerant of hot dry conditions :(kri-so-SEPH-a-lum):
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 05:Triandrus Daffodils:The Triandrus Daffodils have 2-3 fragrant, pendulous flowers per stem.::03.08.03 5.8.5
Asteraceae::Cosmos Sonata Series:A 24 inch tall Cosmos with large 3 inch single flowers.::
Oleaceae::Aucubaefolia Lilac:A Lilac with green leaves and golden variegation. Many times the variegation is speckled, like sprayed on with a can running out of propellant.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
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
Rubiaceae:: Partridge-berry, Partridgeberry, Squawvine, Twinberry, Winter Clover:A low creeping plant with small white flowers and bright red berries.::
Iridaceae::Brighteyes Crocosmia, Bright Eyes Montbretia:A Crocosmia with yellow-orange trumpet flowers with deep red eyes.:(kroh-KOZ-mee-uh):
Rosaceae:::::
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.::
Oleaceae:::::
Buxaceae ::Green Mountain Boxwood:A dense upright growing Boxwood forming a natural cone shaped.::
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
Agavaceae::Soapweed, Small Soapweed, Spanish bayonet, Beargrass:Has sharp pointed stiff leaves and produces a tall raceme of white flowers.: :
Cupressaceae::Bar Harbor Juniper:A low growing wide spreading ground cover Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis):
Bromeliaceae::Earth Stars:::
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
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:
Rosaceae:rosaceae potentilla fruiticosa aurea:Golden Springs Potentilla:A Potentilla with yellow foliage.::6.2.02 5.16.05
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
Liliaceae::Francis Williams Hosta:A classic Hosta with blue green centers and an irregular yellow margin.::
Liliaceae::Drum Stick Allium, Round-headed Garlic, Ball-head onion:An ornamental Onion with reddish-purple flowers.::
Hydrangeaceae ::Light O Day Hydrangea:This plant needs a shade spot with constant moist soil.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
Asteraceae:asteraceae gaillardia x grandiflora golden globe:Gaillardia Golden Goblin:A Gaillardia with all yellow flowers with trilobed tips.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):01.12.04 4.9.5
Scrophulariaceae::Grecian Foxglove:A biennial plant that has escaped the garden and become an invasive weed in many states. :(dij-i-TAL-is):
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):
Hyacinthaceae::Greater Camas, Leichtlin Camas:A plant native to the northwest of the USA with blue to violet-blue borne on 3-4 feet stout stems.::
Pinaceae::Pendulous Blue Spruce, Weeping Blue Spruce:A dwarf Blue Spruce forming and irregular pendulous growth form.:(PY-see-uh)(PUN-gens):
Ulmaceae::Accolade Elm:A hybrid Elm with good disease resistance having a vase to oval growth form.:(UL-mus):
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::Pale Indian Plantain, Pale Plantain:A tall Prairie plant with white flowers.::5.16.05
Vitaceae::Virgina 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):
Asteraceae::Common Yarrow, Rose Common Yarrow:A pink-flowered form of common yarrow,:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Asteraceae::Layia Tidy Tips:A daisy-like yellow flower with white tips on the ray flowers.:(LAY-ee-ah)(plat-ee-GLOS-ah):
Cupressaceae::Buffalo Juniper:A low growing ground cover type Juniper with green foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us):
Cupressaceae::Western Arborvitae Jan:A form of the Western Arborvitae.::
Amaranthaceae::Beefsteak:An intense red foliage plant.:(eh-ri-SEE-nay)(herb-sti-ee):4.8.5
Amaranthaceae:amaranthaceae celosia argentea spicata:Wheat Celosia:This section contains pictures of different wheat varieties of Celosia. ::4.8.5
Asteraceae::Gold Kind Goldenrod, Golden Baby Goldenrod:A clump-forming goldenrod hybrid.::
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):
Cupressaceae::Iowa Juniper:An upright Juniper with bluish green foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
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):
Labiatae ::Monarda Monches Farm:A pink flowering Monarda cultivar.:(mo-NAR-da):
Cupressaceae ::Kallay's Compact Juniper:A flat top Pfister type Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):01.30.06
Asteraceae::Dreamtime Yellow Jumbo, Paper Daisy:Strawflowers are one of the easiest flowers to dry. Try touching one and see how papery the flower (bracts) is.::
:::This section contains pictures of potted annuals in concrete pots.::4.7.5
Aceraceae::Green Mountain Sugar Maple:A rapid growing Sugar Maple cultivar with outstanding fall foliage color. The thicker leatherly leaves providses this tree with some resistance to leaf scorch and tatter during dry periods.:(AY-ser)(sack-AR-rum):
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):
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
Asteraceae ::Red Top Ageratum:A taller Ageratum with reddish purple flowers.:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Cherry Brandy:A Cone flower with reddish colored flowers.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):
Fabaceae::Hairy Broom:A small shrub becoming covered with bright yellow flowers in the spring.:(si-TI-sus)(her-SUT-us):
Fabaceae:leguminosae mimosa pudica:Sensitive Plant:An oddity in the plant world having leaves which fold up when touched. Not the easiest plant to keep alive.::5.18.05
Oleaceae::Chinese Lilac, Rouen Lilac:A Chinese Lilac with pink flowers.:(si-RING-gah):
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):
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
Malvaceae::Purple Poppy Mallow, Winecups, 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):
Brassicaceae::Aubrietia:A low growing plant loaded with flowers in the spring.: (a-bri-EH-ah):
Hydrangeaceae ::Little Honey Oakleaf Hydrangea:A Hydrangea with bright yellow foliage in the summer.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(kwer-se-FOH-lee-uh):
Fagaceae::Girard English Oak:A tight upright yellow foliage form of the English Oak.::
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
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
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 segments.::03.08.03 5.8.5
Poaceae::Vertigo Pennisetum:A warm season perennial grass, grown as an annual north of zone 9. Foliage gets darker as the season gets hotter.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
Caprifoliaceae::Hubei Viburnum:This Viburnum is seldom found for sale.:(vy-Ber-num):
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
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 adds the detention of golden-yellow foliage.::5.1.05
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
Cupressaceae::Holbert Juniper:A bluish colored lower growing spreading Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Liliaceae::Spanish Blue Bells:A late blooming bulb with spikes of pendulous blue flowers.::
Asteraceae ::Pixie Meadowbrite Coneflower:A true dwarf coneflower with pink flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Asteraceae::Red Romaine:A red leaf Romaine lettuce also known as Cos Lettuce. Good to add colors to your salad.::
Anacardiaceae:anacardiaceae rhus typhina:Staghorn Sumac:A native tall shrub with bright red fall foliage. Can spread and form large colonies.:(rhoos)(TIE-fee-na):4.8.5
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
Campanulaceae ::Campanula Brantwood:A tall Campanula with violet blue trumpet flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(lah-ti-FO-lee-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
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):
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
Lamiaceae::Little Trudy Catmint:A dwarf non aggressive Catmint.::
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):
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
Crassulaceae::Kalanchoe Wart Face:Forms a rosette of warty textures leaves.::
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: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
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.::
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
Cupressaceae ::Shore Juniper:A low growing spreading Juniper tolerant of sandy soils.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(kon-FER-ta):
Asteraceae::Ruby Giant Coneflower:A Coneflower with large ruby colored non drooping flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
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):
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
Asteraceae::Stokes Aster:Produces large daisy-like flowers. Needs well drained soils to survive the winter.:(stoh-KEE-zhi-ah)(LEE-vis):
Asteraceae::Red Shift Coreopsis:The temperature will determine the shift of this flower from creamy yellow to red.::
Saxifragaceae::Slender Deutzia:A small to medium shrub with small white flowers.::
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Etna, Astilbe Mount Etna:A medium Astilbe with dark red flowers.:(as-TIL-bee):
Rosaceae ::Crimson and Gold Flowering Quince:A red flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez):
Saxifragaceae::Bergenia Photo Album:A photo album of different cultivars of Bergenia.::04.30.05
Fagaceae :::::
Liliaceae: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):
Cupressaceae ::Lime Grow Juniper:A medium size Juniper with bright yellow foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis:
Caprifoliaceae ::Snoshoni Viburnum:A compact version of the larger Shasta Viburnum.::
Verbenaceae::Dark Knight Caryopteris:A small shrub with dark blue purple flowers in the late summer to fall.:(kar-i-OP-ter-is)(klan-do-NEN-sis):12.21.05
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
Liliaceae::Hosta Sagae:A medium to large vase shaped hosta.::
:mixed garden scenes bulbs sherwood circle::A series of slides of my private garden::4.7.5
Poaceae::Sweet Vernal Grass, Holy Grass, Vanilla Grass, Buffalo Grass:Has a sweet smelling odor when mature or cut.:(an-tho-ZAN-thum):
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Creme Brulee:A larger and improved version of the iconic Coreopsis Moonbeam.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Asteraceae::Bolero Chrysanthemum:A hardy Mum with golden yellow flowers.::
Liliaceae::Sansevieria Bantel's Sensation:A sport of S. trifasciata laurentii.:(san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(try-fask-ee-AH-tuh):4.27.05
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):
Asteraceae::Agalia Shasta Daisy:This Leucanthemum has fringed, semi-double petals.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
Rosaceae:rosaceae aruncus dioicus:Goat's Beard:One of the larger growing shade tolerant plants.:goats beard:rev 01.23.03 5.14.05
Apocynaceae::Pachypodium windsori:An interesting plant forming tree like caudex.::
Pteridaceae::Maidenhair Fern, Northern Maidenhair Fern, Five-FIngered Fern:A spreading fern producing delicate fronds. ::02.03.06
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
Euphorbiaceae::Euphorbia Hip Hop:Creates a mass of white flowers reminiscent of Baby's Breath. Heat, full sun and draught tolerant. Culture the same as Euphorbia Diamond Frost but this plant is a bit more aggressive.:(yew-FOR-bee-ah):
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
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):
Ranunculaceae::WInky series Columbine::(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
Begoniaceae::Dragon Wing Begonia:An easy to grow prolific blooming plant. Has been described as a Begonia on steroids.::
Rosaceae::Kingishi Flowering Quince:An orange flowering Flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez)(ja-PON-i-ka):
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
Saxifragaceae::Stop Light Tiarella:A Tiarella with yellow leaves overlaid with red patches at the veins.::
Polemoniaceae ::Emerald Pink Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with compact moss-like foliage and pink flowers in May::
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
Araceae ::Lacy Tree Philodendron, Cut Leaf Philodendron, Tree Philodendron, Selloum Philodendron:A large easy to grow, tree-like Philodendron. This plan needs a large space.::
Verbenaceae ::Brazilian Verbain, Verbena Buenos Aires:Tall plants with bright lilac-violet flowers.::
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
Fabaceae:fabaceae cercis canadensis covey:Lavender Twist Redbud:A weeping form of the tree Red Bud.::05.17.05
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
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):
Saxifragaceae::Federsee Astillbe, Catherine Deneuve Astilbe:An Astilbe with carmine-rose flowers:(ah-STIL-bee):
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):
Araliaceae:araliaceae polyscias fruticosa:Ming Aralia, Parsley Aralia:A very exotic looking plant that requires above average humidity and temperature to grow. It will have a plant-tantrum if the conditions are not to its liking.:(pol-ISS-skee-as):4.9.5
Fabaceae::Morello Cherry Lupine:A tall Lupine with deep cherry flowers. :(luu-PIE-nus)(re-GAY-liss) :
Scrophulariaceae::Safari Pink Nemesia:A vertical Nemesia with pink flowers.:(ne-MEE-see-uh):
Caprifoliaceae ::Bush Honeysuckle:A native tough medium sized shrub with small yellow flowers.:(die-er-VIL-a)((ses-li-iFO-li-a):
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
Compositae ::Benary Giants Zinnia:A tall Zinnia with fully double flowers in a wide range of colors.::
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea abies pygmaea:Pygmaea Norway Spruce:A very hardy slow growing Norway Spruce.:(PY-see-ah)(A-bees):5.3.05
Liliaceae::Allium Ivory Queen:A lower growing Allium with globular heads of white starry flowers.::
Scrophulariaceae::Straw Foxglove, Yellow Foxglove:A true perennial Foxglove with pale yellow flowers.:(dij-i-TAL-lis)(loo-TEA-ah):
Cercidiphyllaceae::Weeping Kastura Tree:A weeping form of the Kastura Tree.:(ser-si-di-FIL-um) (jah-PON-ih-kum):
Cactaceae::Echinopsis Los Angeles:A beautiful Echinopsis hybrid.:(ek-in-OP-sis):
Verbenaceae::Verbena Rapunzel Series:A series of Verbena with trailing growth habits, mildew resistant and excellent long lasting flowers.:(ver-BEE-nah):
:mixed prairie scenes:Prairie scenes:A photo album of plants in restored prairies.::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):
Lamiaceae::Basil Boxwood:A small globular shaped Basil resembling small Boxwood plants.:(OSS-ih-mum)(bass-IL-ee-kum) :
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
Poaceae::Porcupine Grass:A tall Miscanthus with gold horizontal bands across the foliage.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis) :
Asteraceae::Magnificum Leopards Bane:A Doronicum cultivars with larger flowers having finer cut petals.:(do-RON-i-cum)(or-i-en-TA-le):
Rosaceae::Purple Flowering Raspberry, Thimble berry:A shrubby wild flower with large rose-purple flowers and edible fruit.::
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.::
Commelinaceae::Turtle Vine, Bolivian Inch Plant, Basket Plant:An easy to grow, vigorous creeping vine quickly filling out the growing container.::04.08.06
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):
Celastraceae ::Darts Blanket Euonymus:A ground cover Euonymus, reported to be an improvement over Euonymus coloratus.::
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):
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
Hamamelidaceae:hamamelidaceae hamamelis vernalis:Vernal Witchhazel Sandra:The cultivar Sandra is an improvement over the species plant with longer flowers, better fall foliage and early spring foliage color.::4.13.02 4.18.05
Araceae::Painted Devil's Ivy, Silver Pothos:A vine having blue-green leaves overlaid with blotches of silver.:(epi-PREEM-num):
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
:plaques and signs::Signs and plaques can be nice ornamental additions to the garden.::4.7.5
Scrophulariaceae::Waterperry Blue Veronica:A low growing free flowering plant.::7.2.05
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
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):
Liliaceae::Bressingham Blue Hosta:A large blue-green colored Hosta.::
Rosaceae::Sunrise Sunset Rose:Part of the Easy Elegance series of Roses with semi-double pink with apricot blend flowers.::
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):
Cornaceae ::Dwarf Red Tipped Dogwood:A small to medium size Dogwood with red tinged new foliage.::
Caryophyllaceae::Diabunda series:A series of compact growing Dianthus with an array of colors.:(die-AN-thus)(bar-BAY-tus):
Asteraceae ::Sky Blue Aster, Azure Aster, Prairie Heart-leaved Aster, :A showy Aster with sky-blue flowers.::
Lamiaceae ::Blue Wonder Catmint:A compact growing Catmint with blue flowers.:(NEP-eh-tuh)(fah-SEN-ee-eye):
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
Poaceae::Scotland Tufted Hairgrass:A cultivar of the Tufted Hairgrass.:(deh-SHAMP-see-ah)(ses-pih-TOH-sah):
Euphorbiaceae::Caper Spurge, Mole Plant, Gopher Purge:An annual Euphorbia reported to repel moles, voles and gophers. :(yew-FOR-bee-ah)(LA-thih-ris):
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
Begoniaceae ::Sparks Will Fly Begonia:A new Begonia cultivar (2013) with orange flowers and ornamental foliage.::
Caprifoliaceae::Caryuga Viburnum:A medium shrub with an abundance of white flowers in the spring.:(vy-BER-num)(kar-LEE-see-eye):
Fagaceae ::Swamp Oak:A medium size Oak found in moist sites.:(Kwer-kus):
Asteraceae:asteraceae aster umbellatus:Flat-Topped Aster:A tall plant with masses of white flowers in flat-topped clusters.::4.9.5
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
Rosaceae::Apricot Whisper Potentilla:A Potentilla with Apricot colored flowers.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
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
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):
Asteraceae::Garden Mum cultivars:::
Fabaceae::Royal White Redbud:Reported to be one of the best white blooming Redbud.:(SER-cis)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
Oleaceae::Emile Lemoine Lilac:A Lilac with bluish lavender flowers.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
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
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
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
Liliaceae::Lime Light Dracaena:A cane Dracaena with lime yellow leaves.::
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):
Caryophyllaceae::Cluster Head Pink, Dianthus Carthusianorum::(dye-AN-thus)(kar-thoo-see-AN-or-um):
Primulaceae::Sunrise Primulas:A series of short compact plants with a wide range of colors.:(PRIM-yew-luh) :
Crassulaceae::Chocolate Soldier Panda Plant:A smaller Panda plant cultivar with darker brown, Chocolate to amber coloration.::
Vitaceae:vitaceae parthenocissus quinquefolia monham:Star Showers Virgina Creeper:A rapid growing vine with white paint splattered variegated leaves.:(par-then-oh-SIS-us):4.25.05
Poaceae::Striped Giant Reed Gras:A large plant with variegated leaves.:(a-RUN-doh)(DON-aks):
Liliaceae::Pale-flowered Fritillary, Fritillaria pallidiflora:This Fritillaria has pale yellow pendent flowers.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh)(pal-id-uh-FLOR-uh):
Geraniaceae::Geranium Jolly Bee:A large growing hardy Geranium with large blue flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um:
Hippocastanaceae::Fort McNair Red Horsechestnut:A hybrid red Horsechestnut with showy pink flowers.:(es-KU-lus)(KAR-nee-a):
Iridaceae::Caesars Brother Siberian Iris:A widely used and one of the oldest cultivars of Siberian Iris.::
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.::11.06.03 4.9.5
Campanulaceae::Lobelia Monet Moment:A medium to tall vertical plant that enjoys moist soil.:(low-BEE-lee-a):
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
Cactaceae::Twin-spined cactus:A spherical cylindrical cactus that freely offsets forming a cushion.:(mam-mil-AR-ee-uh):
Caprifoliaceae::Guincho Purple Elderberry:An improved form of the purple leaf Sambucus.:(sam-BOO-kus)(NY-grah):
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
Oleaceae::Burgundy Queen Lilac:A confusing plant 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):
Rosaceae::Dwarf Flowering Plum:A medium shrub that produces a plethora of flowers in the spring.:(PRUU-nus)(glan-duu-LO-sa):
Caryophyllaceae ::Sweet Williams:A biennial Dianthus that readily reseeds.:(die-An-thus)(bar-BAY-tus):
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
Rosaceae::Variegated Kerria:A slow growing, variegated form of the Japanese Kerria.:(KER-i-ah)(ja-PON-i-Ka):
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
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
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
Asteraceae::English Daisy:A short lived perennial that provides color in the spring garden.:(BEL-is)(per-EN-is):7.02.05
Polygonaceae::Pink Knotweed, Pinkhead Smartweed, Pink Knotweed, Pink Clover, and Pink Fleece Flower.:A tender perennial that readily reseeds in cooler climate gardens.:(poe-LIG-o-num):
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):
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):
Geraniaceae ::Geranium New Hampshire Purple:A sanguineum cultivar with deep magenta flowers.::
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):
Gesneriaceae:gesneriaceae episcia hybrid cleopatra:Episcia Cleopatra:A relatively difficult plant to grow because it requires warm temperature and above average humidity. ::6-2-01 4.18.05
Geraniaceae::Espresso Geranium:A cultivar of our native Geranium with purple to coffee colored leaves.::
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):
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
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
Magnoliaceae::Hot Flash Magnolia:A hybrid Magnolia with creamy yellow to yellow flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Rosaceae::Common Pearl Bush:A large white flowering shrub.:(ek-soh-KOR-da)(ra-se-MOH-sa):
Rosaceae ::Creeping Cotoneaster:A rather slow low growing Cotoneaster.:(ko-tone-EE-aster)(ad-PRES-us):7.15.05
Saxifragaceae::Deutzia gracillis aurea:A deutzia with yellow foliage during the spring.:(DUUT-si-a)(GRAS-l-lis):
Salicaceae:salicaceae salix integra haukura nishiki:Dappled Willow, Hakura Nishiki Willow:A medium to large shrub with mottled white, green and pink foliage. ::5.27.05
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
Liliaceae::Love Pat:A medium to large blue Hosta with heavily corrugated cupped leaves.::
Taxodiaceae::Dense Yew, Spreading Yew:One of the more common Yews that is used in the landscape.:(TAKS-us):
Ranunculaceae::Fern Leaf Peony:A short Peony with double red flowers and ferny foliage.::5.11.05
Malvaceae::Thomsonii Flowering Maple, Thomsoni Abutilon:A relatively easy to grow evergreen shrub with variegated leaves an orange flowers. In colder climates grown as a annual or over wintered indoors.:(ab-YEW-tih-lon):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela florida:Weigela Eva Supreme:A medium to large growing shrub with bright red funnel shaped flowers.::4.12.05
Juncaceae::Blue Arrows Rush, Blue Arrows Juncus:A nice accent plant with stiff upright gray-blue leaves.:(JUN-kus)(in-FLEX-us) :
Liliaceae:liliaceae trillium sessil:Toadshade, Toad Trillium:An ephemeral wild flower native to many areas of the United States.::4.27.05
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
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae aquilegia vulgaris heidi:Columbine Heidi, Aquilegia Heidi:An outstanding Columbine with pink blossums.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):5.12.05
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
Brassicaceae::Golden Ball Alyssum:A compact form of the perennial Alyssum.::
Apocynaceae::Seaford Skies Amsonia:A cultivar of the Arkansas Amsonia.:(am-SO-nee-ah)(hew-BRIK-tee-eye):
Lamiaceae::Salvia Blue Hills:A bluer and more compact perennial Salvia.:(SAL-vie-a):
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.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta fragrant bouquet:Hosta Fragrant Bouqyet:A medium to large mounding Hosta with pale green leaves that have a creamy margin. Has large very light lavender, fragrant flowers.::6.22.02 4.24.05
Fabaceae::Purple Robe Black Locust:A Black Locust with violet purple flowers.:(roe-BIN-nee-uh)(sue-doe-uh-KAY-shuh):
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):
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
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):
Ranunculaceae ::Anemone Serenade:A vigorous dark pink fall blooming Anemone.:(a-NEM-oh-nee):
Crassulaceae::Monstrosum Hens and Chicks:A interesting plant with densely packed elongated tubular gray-green leaves tipped with maroon. :(sem-per-VEEV-um):
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):
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):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hemerocallis orange flowering daylily:Orange flowering Daylily:This section contains pictures of Daylilies with orange flowers.::7-19-02 4.22.05
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Yellow Fever, Yellow Fever Cucumber Magnolia:Produces many large yellow fragrant flowers.:(mag-NO-li-a)(a-ku-mi-NA-ta):
Celastraceae::Euonymus Gaiety, Emerald Gaiety:A rather slow growing small shrub with white edged evergreen leaves.::
Rosaceae::Texas Scarlet Flowering Quince:A reddish Flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez):
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):
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):
Solanaceae ::Lime Green Nicotiana:A Nicotiana with lime green tubular flowers.:(nih-ko-shee-AH-nuh)(SAN-der-ay):
Asteraceae::Hinomaru Cosmos:A large Cosmos with bi color pin white flowers.:(KOZ-mos):
Hydrangeaceae::Blue Billow Hydrangea:A compact shrub with light blue lacecap flowers.:(hi-DRAN-gee-ah)(ser-RA-tah):
Cupressaceae::Elegantissima Arborvitae:A narrow pyramidal Arborvitae.:(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Agavaceae::recul Yucca, Spanish Bayonet, Palma Pita, Palma de Datil, Spanish Dagger :A tall Yucca for the warmer hardiness zones.::
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
Orobanchaceae :scrophulariaceae agalinis tenuifolia:Slender False Foxglove, Slender Gerardia, Slender Agalinis, Common False Foxglove:A slender stemmed flowering annual.: :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
Asteraceae::Deam's Coneflower:A free flowering Rudbeckia.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):
Caprifoliaceae::Clavey Dwarf Honesuckle:A dwarf Honeysuckle good for hedges.:(lon-ISS-er-a):7.15.05
Cistaceae::Hudsonia, Golden Heather, Poverty Grass, Beach Heath:A native shrub found growing on sand dunes.::
Lamiaceae ::Thistle Sage:A plant for the full sun dry sites in the garden.:(sal-VEE-a):
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Diamond:A tall Astilbe with large white flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
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):
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum spurium elizabeth:Sedum Elizabeth:A low growing carpet forming sedum with red and green foliage and red flowers. ::4.5.6
Asteraceae::Fain Fare, Gaillardia:A Gaillardia with tubular flowers that flare at the tip.:(gail-LARD-ee-uh):
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus strobus radiata:Radiata White PIne:A dwarf compact globose White Pine.:(PIE-nus)(STROH-bus):02.15.03 5.6.05
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
Poaceae::Pony's Tail Grass, Mexican Feather Grass:A graceful plume shaped plant producing masses of Pony Tail like plumes.::
Asteraceae::Helianthus Kong, Kong Sunflower:A tall multistem Sunflower.:(hee-lee-AN-thus)(AN-yoo-us) :
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.::5.14.05
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Goodness Grows:A long blooming low growing perennial with spikes of deep blue flowers.::
Pinaceae::Dwarf Hunnewelliana Spruce:A bluish colored dwarf conifer starting as a mounded plant, forms a leader and than forms a pyramidal plant.::
Poaceae::Dixieland Maiden Hair Grass:A compact variegated Maiden Grass.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
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
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):
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
Ranunculaceae::Lavender Mist Thalictrum, Lavender Mist Meadow Rue, Giant Meadow Rue:A large perennial that enjoys partial sun and adequate moisture.:(tha-LICK-trum):
Polemoniaceae::Stairway to Heaven Jacobs Ladder:A colorful cultivar of the native Jacobs Ladder:(po-le-MOH-nee-um):
Brassicaceae::Stock, Common Stock, Gilly Flower:An heirloom plant performing best in cooler weather with fragrant flowers.::
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
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus nigra:Austrian Pine:One of the better pines for the landscape.:(PY-nus)(NY-grah):5.6.05
Rubiaceae::Yellow Bedstraw, Ladys Bedstraw:An heirloom plant used for stuffing mattresses to curdling cheese to an assortment of aliment remedies.:(gay-LEE-um):
Hydrangeaceae::Hydrangea Pink Diamond:An improved cultivar of the PG Hydrangea.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
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
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
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer ginnala:Amur Maple:A small growing tree or large shrub.::07.25.03 4.5.5
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
Iridaceae:iridaceae iris siberica cultivars:Siberian Iris:This section contains pictures and descriptions of named Siberian Iris cultivars.::12.10.10 4.19.05
Fagaceae ::Red Oak, Northern Red Oak:A fast growing large Oak tree.:(KWER-kus)(RUU-bra):01.18.05
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
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae aquilegia canadensis little lanterns:Aqulegia Little Lanterns:A shorter, compact version of Aquilegia canadensis:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):5.11.05
Iridaceae::Roof Iris, Japanese Roof Iris:A small crested Iris with lilac flowers.:(EYE-ris)(tek-TOR-um):
Asteraceae::Little Lemon Solidago, Little Lemon Goldenrod:A short compact Solidago with lemon yellow flowers.:(so-li-DAH-go):
Cupressaceae::Holmstrup Yellow Arborvitae:A yellow foliage form of Holmstrup Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Caryophyllaceae::Dwarf Soapwort:Forms dense low cushions of foliage covered by pink flowers in spring.:(sap-oh-NA-ri-ah):
Geraniaceae::White Bigroot Geranium:A white flowering form of the Geranium macrorrhizum Geranium.::
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):
Liliaceae::Claude Martagon Lily:A Martagon Lily with dozens of pendulous reddish maroon flower.::
Lamiaceae::Salvia May Night:A truly spectacular and hardy perennial Salvia.:(SAL-vee-a) :01.23.96
zzz Saxifragaceae::Autumn Bride Coral Bells, Autumn Bride Heuchera:::
Plumbaginaceae::Prickly Thift:A low growing plant good for rock gardens.:(ak-anth-oh-LY-mon):
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
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):
Asteraceae:asteraceae boltonia asteroides snowbank:Boltonia Snowbank:A tall, wide spreading perennial for the full sun garden. A great plant for late season bloom.:hizomatous:4.8.5
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
Haloragaceae::Wellington Bronze Seaberry, Wellington Bronze Halorais, Shrubby Haloragis'Wellington Bronze':A small plant grown for the bronze foliage.::
Crassulaceae::Sedum reflexum, Reflexed Stonecrop, Blue Stonecrop, Jenny's Stonecrop:A low growing Sedum tolerant of poor sites. Has blue spruce-like foliage and yellow flowers.::
Rosaceae::Orange Crush Flowering Crab:A spectacular medium sized Ornamental Crab.::
Iridaceae::White Tall Bearded Iris:This section contains images of Tall Bearded Iris that there main color is white::
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) :
Asteraceae:asteraceae rudbeckia nitida herbstonne:Rudbeckia Herbstone, 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
Ulmaceae::Jacqueline Hillier Elm:A very small Elm. Can be trained to a single stem or let to grow as a shrub::
Phormiaceae ::Dusty Chief Phormium:An Yucca-like plant with burgundy colored foliage.::
Liliaceae ::Allium Moly, Golden Garlic, Lily Leek:A small Allium with yellow flowers.::
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Lubecca:A long blooming Salvia with violet blue flowers.:(SAL-vie-a):03.06.06
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
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
Saxifragaceae::Rheinlander Astillbe:An Astilbe with clear pink flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
::British soldier lichen:::
Crassulaceae::Pure Joy Sedum:A small mound of green succulent foliage topped with light pink flowers.::
Euphorbiaceae::Carmenoita Pink Caster Bean:A large plant grown for its foliage, structure and flowers. Most parts of this plant are poisonous.:(RISS-i-nus) :
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
Scrophulariaceae:scrophulriaceae sutera:Bacopa:A free flowering plant that does good in baskets and pots. Combines well with other plants.::06.16.03 6.24.05
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):
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
Crassulaceae::Hens and Chicks, Houseleek:A ground hugging plant forming rosettes of succulent leaves.:(sem-per-VEEV-um)(tek-TOH-rum):6.23.05
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):
Lamiaceae ::Silver Bells Ajuga, Variegated Ajuga:A slow growing white variegated Ajuga cultivar.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
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):
Verbenaceae::Bright Eyes Verbena, Lanai Bright Eye Verbena:A trailing Verbena with bright pink flowers having a dark pink eye.:(ver-BEE-na):
Rosaceae::Ron Mcbeth Potentilla:An improved version of the older Miss Willmot Potentilla. Has carmine red flowers on sprawling stems.:(ne-pa-LEN-sis):
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
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
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):
Taxodiaceae::Emerald Spreader Yew:A low growing Yew with dark green foliage.:(TAXS-us)(kus-pi-DAY-ta):
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Verbanica:A Saucer Magnolia hybrid.:(mag-NO-li-ah)(soo-lan-jee-AY-nuh):
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Crater Lake Blue:A Veronica with intense blue flowers:(ve-RON-i-ca)()(TEWK-ree-um):
Liliaceae::Wild Lily of the Valley, Canada Mayflower:A native wildflower found in moist shaded woods::
Asteraceae:compositae tanacetum vulgare:Tansy:An old fashion garden plant that has escaped into the wild.::4.16.05
Asteraceae::Isla Gold Tansy, Gold Leaf Tansy:A bright yellow to bright gold foliage Tansy.:(tan-a-SEE-tum):
Rosaceae::Father Hugos Rose, Father Hugo Rose, Golden Rose of China:A species heritage rose blooming early in the spring with yellow flowers.::
Primulaceae::Yellow Loosestrife, Circle Flower:A spreading hardy perennial with yellow flowers clustered in the leaf axis.:(ly-siMOK-ee-ah)(punk-Ta-ta):
Campanulaceae ::Birch Hybrid Campanula:A vigorous grower forming spreading mats. Good for walls and crevices. :(kam-PAN-yew-la):
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
Rosaceae ::Accolade Cherry:A nice small to medium tree with soft pink flowers.::
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer autumn blaze:Autumn Blaze Maple:A cultivar that is a cross between a Red maple and a Silver Maple. This large growing tree is very adaptable to the urban landscape. Has a fantastic fall color.::
Solanaceae::Pretty Much Picasso Petunia:An unusual Petunia with purple/magenta flowers rimmed with lime green.::
Geraniaceae::Scented Geranium Charity:A scented Geranium with maple leaf shaped leaves with yellow centers.:(pel-r-GO-ni-um):
Fagaceae::White Oak, American White Oak:A moderately growing medium to large Oak tree.:(Kwer-kus)(AL-ba):
Apiaceae::Big Blue Sea Holly:A larger plant with iridescent blue flowers and blue stems.:(e-RIN-ji-um) :
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Betty:Betty produces red purple flowers with white on the inside. A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series.: :
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).:
Rosaceae::Goldfinger Potentilla:A compact yellow Potentilla cultivar with large flowers.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Lamiaceae::Salvia Twilight Serenade, Ballet Series of Salvia:A Meadow Sage Salvia with richly colored violet blue flowers.:(SAL-vee-uh)(pray-TEN-sis):
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
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):
Crassulaceae ::European Sedum:A lower growing Sedum that is found growing on rock out croppings.::
Loganiaceae::Bark Knight Butterfly Bush:A Butterfly Bush with very dark purple flowers:(bud-LEE-a)(day-VID-ee-a):
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):
Asteraceae:compositae helianthus grosseserratus:Sawtooth Sunflower:An extremely tall native sunflower.:(HE-li-an-thus):09-24-01 4.16.05
Liliaceae::Tulips:Fall planted bulbs that ushers in the spring.::
:::Things to gaze into.::4.5.5
Polemoniaceae::Mt Fujiyama Phlox:A large garden Phlox with large trusses of white flowers.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Boraginaceae::Italian alkanet, Italian Bugloss:A tall heritage perennial with blue flowers.:(an-KU-sa)(a-ZUU-ree-ah):
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) :
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):
Agavaceae::Nevada Agave:A smaller slow growing native Agave.::
Marantaceae::Triostar Stromanthe:A multicolored evergreen tropical foliage plant.:(stroh-MAN-thee)(san-GWIN-ee-a) :
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:
Scrophulariaceae::Bocopa Big Falls series:A series of Bocopa with large flowers and good branching habits. Will bloom throughout the entire summer.:(SOO-ter-uh):
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
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):
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Rose Queen:A perennial with rosy pink flowers.::
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Garden Leader series:::
:pots of plants wooden containers and pots::::4.5.5
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:(HED-er-uh)((HEE-licks):
:pots of plants fiber lined pots annuals::This section contains pictures of potted annuals in fiber lined pots.::4.5.5
::Ornamental Onions:Ornamental Onions used in gardens.::
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):
Bromeliaceae:bromeliaceae:Bromeliad:This section cotains general information on the very diverse Bromeliad family.::4.11.5
zzz Saxifragaceae::Prairie Alumroot, Heuchera Richardsonii:::
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):
Polemoniaceae::David Garden Phlox:A garden Phlox with large trusses of white flowers.:(floks)(pa nic ew LAH ta):
Liliaceae:liliaceae allium schoenoprasum:Chives:A multipurpose purpose plant grown for its foliage, flowers and culinary virtues.::4.22.05
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
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):
Lamiaceae::Kermesinus Tea Thyme, Crimson Thyme, Pennsylvania Dutch tea thyme:A Thyme with bright magenta flowers.:(TY-muss)(pu-lee-guy-OY-des):
Ranunculaceae::Krinkle White Peony:A Peony with snow white single flowers with krinkled petals.::
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Arabella:A Clematis with mauve colored flowers fading to blue. Belongs to the herbaceous/integrifolia group.:(KLEM-uh-tiss) :
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
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.::
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):
Rosaceae::Showy crab, Japanese Crab:One of the oldest known Flowering Ornamental Crabs still used in modern landscapes.:(MA-lus)(flor-i-BUN-da):
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Susan:A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series. Has red-purple flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah):05.24.06
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
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.:(cal-i-bra-KO-a):
Poaceae::Miscanthus Graziella:A large hardy grass with the inflorescence (flowers) opening high above the foliage.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
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):
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.::
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
Oleaceae::Monge Lilac:A common Lilac cultivar with single red-purple flowers.::
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
Apocynaceae::Variegated VInca Minor:A variegated form of Vinca minor.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):
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 segments.::03.08.03 5.8.5
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):
Berberidaceae:berberidaceae berberis thunbergii kobold:Kobold Barberry:A dwarf mounding green Barberry.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):4.11.05
Cupressaceae ::Blue Rug Juniper, Wiltoni Juniper:A low growing, wide spreading Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(hor-i-zon-TA-lis):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Greystone:A white blooming form of Dianthus Baths Pink. :(dye-AN-thus)(grah-tee-an-o-po-li-TAH-nus):
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae aurinia saxatilis:Basket-of-Gold, Perennial Alyssum, Goldentufy Madwort:A perennial that grows best in full sun, well drained sites. Good rock garden or wall plant.::07.12.03 4.11.05
Cupressaceae::Wandsdyke Silver Arborvitae:An Arborvitae form with cream variegation.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Rosaceae::Variegated Kerria, White Edge Kerria:Variegated form of Kerria. Maybe the same as Keri japonica picta. :(KER-i-ah)(ja-PON-i-Ka):
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):
Oxalidaceae::Zinfindel Oxalis:A clover-like plant with dark foliage and yellow flowers.:(oks-AL-iss):
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):
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
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):
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):
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):
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):
Verbenaceae ::Verbena Superbena :A Verbena with a large colorful flowers. ::
Plumbaginaceae::Leadwort, Plumbago:A nice ground cover with true blue flowers.:(ser-at-o-STIG-ma)(plum-bah-gi-NOI-deez):
Lamiaceae::Pink Chablis Lamium:A pink flowering Lamium with White Nancy like foliage.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):
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
Cannabaceae::Hops, Common Hops, Mexican Hops:A fast perennial vine that produces a catkin like structure that is used to flavor bear.:(HU-mu-lus)(loo-PU-lus):
Cupressaceae ::Shoosmith Juniper:A large growing upright Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):6.2.05
Apiaceae::Bronze Fennel:Along with it's culinary uses this plant makes a nice ornamental in the garden::
Scrophulariaceae::Orange Flirtation Twin Spur:A true orange flower on compact plants.:(dy-ASS-ee-uh):
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
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
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.::
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
Cornaceae:cornaceae cornus amomum:Silky Dogwood:A native shrub found growing in semi-shade, 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
Araliaceae:araliaceae brassaia actinophylla:Schefflera, Umbrella plant:A medium to large size indoor plant that tolerates lower light conditions.::4.9.5
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: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
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
Liliaceae::Mrs R O Backhouse Martagon Lily:A Martagon Lily with dozens of pendulous straw yellow flowers.::
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):
Cruciferae::Rock Cress:A photo album of different Arabis cultivars:(AR-a-bis):05.05.06
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
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):
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
Buxaceae::Korean Boxwood:A cold hardy Boxwood. ::
Violaceae::Viola Heartfelt, Pansy Heartfelt:A Pansy with blends of nostalgic colors.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
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
Amaranthaceae::Thin Gold Alternanthera:A low growing Alternanthera with thin gold leaves.:(al-ter-NAN-the-ra):
Asteraceae ::Aster Honeysong Pink:A tall New England Aster with pink flowers.::
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Marble Arch Rose:A Salvia grown more for the colorful bracts than the small flowers.:(sal-VI-a)(ver-IH-dis):
Liliaceae::Hosta Valeries Vanity:A robust Hosta with shiny green leaves.::
Ranunculaceae::Pulsatilla Rubra:A red cultivar of the early flowering perennial for the full sun. After the flowers, a fluffy, glistening seed head follows. ::
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
Rosaceae::Pink Princess Flower Crabapple:Compact Flowering Crab reaching 8 feet high with rose-pink flowers.::
Plumbaginaceae::Redleaf Thrift:A Sea Thrift with red-tinged foliage.:(ar-MEER-i-ah):
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):
Cyperaceae::Carex Blue ZInger:A slow spreading mounding blue foliage sedge.:(KAIR-ex):
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):
Convolvulaceae ::Sweet Potato Vine Ace of Spades:A dark leaf variety of Sweet Potato Vine.:(ih-po-MEE-ah):
Cornaceae::Gold Bullion Dogwood:A Pagoda Dogwood cultivar with yellow foliage.:(KOR-nus)(al-ter-ni-FO-li-ah):
Asteraceae::Purple Bush Eupatorium:A dwarf more compact cultivar of Eupatorium.:(yew-pa-TOR-ee-um)(mack-u-LAY-tum) :
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
Asteraceae:asteraceae rudbeckia subtomentosa:Sweet Black Eyed Susan:A tall, medium to wide spreading native perennial. Produces masses of clear yellow flowers over an extended period of time. ::4.10.5
Acanthaceae::Red Pseuderanthemumn, Purple False Eranthemum :A tall purple foliage plant.:(soo-de-AN-tha-mum)(at-ro-per-PER-ee-um):
Berberidaceae ::Marshall Red Barberry, Marshall Upright Barberry:An upright red leaf Barberry:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):
Liliaceae::Hosta Pauls Glory:Paul's Glory is a large mounding plant having gold centered leaves with green margins.::
Cupressaceae ::Sargent Juniper:A low growing wide spreading Juniper for full sun.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Poaceae::All Gold Hakone Grass:An all gold plant lacking any green stripe.:(hah-koh-neh-KLOH-ah)(MAK-rah)(aw-ree-OH-lah):
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
Rosaceae::Funny Face Rose:A shrub Rose from the Easy Elegance series. Pink white blend flowers.::
Begoniaceae ::Summerwings Deep Red:A semi-pendulous Begonia with deep red flowers. Part of the Summerwings series.:(be-GON-yuh):
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.::
zzz Pinaceae::Otto Von Bismark Spruce:::
Polemoniaceae::Blue Paradise 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):
Magnoliaceae::Sunspire Magnolia:A unique yellow Magnolia that has a columnar growth form.::
Labiatae::Blue Stockings Monarda:A Monarda with flowers that are more of a violet-purple color than true sky blue.:(mo-NAR-da):
Ranunculaceae::Winter Aconite:An early spring blooming bulb. It has yellow flowers and will push through the snow to bloom.::
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):
Osmundaceae::Royal Fern:A variety of the Royal fern:(os-MUN-duh):
Anacardiaceae::Royal Purple Smoke Bush:A purple leaf cultivar of the Smokebush. :(ko-TI-nus)(ko-GIG-ri-a):4.8.5
Celastraceae::Euonymus Moonshadow:A broadleaf evergreen shrub with green foliage splashed with a cream to golden cell center::
Plantaginaceae::Red Riding Hood:A compact Penstemon with spikes of red flowers.:(pen-STE-mon):
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
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):
Gentianaceae:gentianaceae gentianella quinquefolia:Stiff Gentian, Ague-weed:An annual Gentian found growing in woods and damp meadows.::11.21.02 5.18.05
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):
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):
Taxodiaceae::Dawn Redwood:A very large deciduous conifer that will tolerate moist sites:(met-a-see-KWOY-ah)(glip-too-stroo-BOY-dez):
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):
Liliaceae:liliaceae trillium recurvatum:Priarie Trillium:::5.15.02 4.27.05
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
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta sieboldiana big daddy:Hosta Big Daddy:A very large blue Hosta.::4.26.05
Oleaceae::Wedgwood Blue Lilac:A single flower Lilac with bluish flowers.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):Oleaceae
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
Pinaceae::Wolterdingen:A slow growing cultivar of the Japanese Larch. Good for rock gardens because of small size.:(LAR-iks)(KEM-fer-eye):
Scrophulariaceae::Trumpet Tangerine Snapdragon:A tall Snapdragon with tangerine colored flowers and also has a fragrance. May survive as a tender perennial in warmer climates or warm winters:(an-tih-RI-num)(MAY-jus):
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):
Lamiaceae::Russian Sage:Perovoskia are loose airy sub shrubs with gray foliage and lavender blue flowers.::
Boraginaceae::Heliotrope Blue Wonder:A short Heliotrope cultivars with deep dark blue fragrant flowers.:(hee-li-oo-TROP-i-um)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Salicaceae ::Cottet Willow, Streamco Willow, Dwarf Banker's Willow:A low growing Willow. with stems rooting where they touch the soil.::
Primulaceae ::Cowslip Primula, Cowslip Primrose:An English wildflower that makes a nice early blooming garden perennial.::
Amaranthaceae:amaranthaceae iresine lindenii:Bloodleaf:A tender perennial used as an annual in zone #5. Grown for it's intense red colored leaves and foliage.:(er-ee-SEE-nay)(lin-DEN-ee-i):11-07-01 4.8.5
Cyperaceae::Orange Sedge:An unique mounding sedge with coppery orange colored foliage.:(KAIR-eks)(test-uh-SEE-uh):
Asteraceae::Candy Stripe Cosmos:A large annuals with 2-3 inch flowers. The birds love the seeds.:(KOZ-mos):
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
Cucurbitaceae::Wild Cucumber, Balsam Apple, Mock Apple:An annual herbaceous vine producing a spiky fruit vaguely resembling a cucumber. A creeping or climbing vine.::
Hydrangeaceae ::Floribunda Hydrangea:One of the larger Hydrangeas with a large amount of white, conical inflorescences.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Asteraceae::Milka Aster:A hardy Aster with fine ray flowers.::
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):
Magnoliaceae::Sunsation Magnolia:A yellow Magnolia that blooms late avoiding late frosts.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Cornaceae ::Red Twig Dogwood:Red Twig Dogwood growing in a native site.::7.15.05
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):
Rosaceae::Sargent's Cherry, Yama Chewrry, North Japanese Hill Cherry:A flowering, medium size rounded tree.:(PRUU-nus)(sar-JEN-tea-eye):
:::A few pictures of a 200 square foot patio.::
Apocynaceae::Halfway to Arkansas Amsonia:A compact cultivar of the downy blue star.:(am-SO-nee-ah):
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):
Pinaceae::Red Pine, Norway Pine Hard Pine, Northern Pine:A large conifer harvested for lumber.:(PIE-nus)(rez-in-OH-sa):
Rosaceae:rosaceae potentilla arguta:Tall Potentilla, Prairie Cinquefoil:A native prairie wild flower reaching 1-3 feet with white flowers.::5.14.05
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
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.::
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):
Poaceae::Sunset Glow Bamboo:A dwarf, non-invasive hardy Bamboo.::
Fumariaceae ::Ruby Mar Bleeding Heart:An hybrid of the Pacific Bleeding Heart.:(dy-SEN-truh)(for-MOH-suh):
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
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
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
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):
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
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
Asteraceae::Mostrose Rose:An Achilles millefolium cultivar with rose flowers.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Asteraceae ::Commotion Frenzy Gaillardia, Commotion Frenzy Blanket Flower:A Gailardia with tubular flaring tips of the petals.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):
Aceraceae ::Cutleaf Maple, Cutleaf Silver Maple:A selection of the Silver Maple with deeply cut lobes.::
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
Liliaceae::Hosta Oba Giboshi:A large green Hosta.::
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium hortorum variegated geraniums:Variegated Geraniums:A photo album of variegated Geraniums. :: 02.21.03 4.18.05
Ericaceae::Japanese Rhododendron:A species Rhododendron that is hardy to zone #5.:(roh-doe-DEN-dron)(jah-PON-i-cum):
Papaveraceae::Celandine Poppy:A native wildflower that grows best in moist shaded wild flower gardens. :(sty-LAH-for-um):
Malvaceae ::Hibiscus Rio Grande:A hardy Hibiscus with large single red flowers.::
Ranunculaceae::Clematis evergreen group:This group of Clematis has evergreen and semi-evergreen foliage.:KLEM-uh-tiss):
Poaceae:poaceae bouteloua curtipendula:Side-Oats Grama:Forms small tufts of narrow leaves with arching flower scapes.::5.7.05
Hydrangeaceae::Ruby Hydrangea:The typical white Hydrangea flower morphs to a dark pink in the fall.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah):
Polypodiaceae::Lady Fern, European Lady Fern:An easy to grow fern with lacy twice cut fronds.::04.20.06
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
Agavaceae::Agave roezliana:A medium size Agave with yellow central stripe.:(a-GAH-vee):
Liliaceae:liliaceae sansevieria cylindrica:Sansevieria cylindrica, Spear Sansevieria:An unusual Sansevieria with stiff, spear shaped leaves. ::4.26.05
Brassicaceae::Tosccano Kale, Italian Kale:A tall Kale with bumpy blueish leaves.::
Lamiaceae ::Bronze Beauty Ajuga:An older cultivar of Ajuga.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
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
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
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):
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):
Lamiaceae::Silver Thyme:A small Thyme with a white edged leaves. Tolerates dryness once established.:(THI-mus)(vul-GA-ris):
Scrophulariaceae ::Floral Showers:A very short Snapdragon.:(an-tih-RI-num)(MAY-jus):
Cornaceae::Isanti Dogwood:::
Brassicaceae::Winter Joy Wallflower, Winter Joy Erysimim:A Wallflower with purple flowers. A good companion for Pansies.:(e-RIH-sih-mum):
Pinaceae::Mops Mugo Pine:A dwarf form of the Mugo Pine.::
Onagraceae::Glowing Magenta Primrose:A Evening Primrose with magenta flowers.:(ee-no-THE-ra)(kun-thee-AY-nuh):
Lamiaceae::Silver Posie Thyme:An improved Silver Thymes with larger leaves and brighter color.:(THI-mus)(vul-GA-ris):
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):
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
Asteraceae::Aster Kurt:A Smooth Aster cultivar with lavender blue flowers.::
:hard surfaces walks/paths brick patterns::Different patterns that can be used in brick walks.::4.5.5
Malvaceae ::Rose of Sharon Minerva:A large shrub with lavender flowers late in the blooming season.::
Lamiaceae::East Freisland Salvia:A truly spectacular and hardy perennial Salvia with spikes of purple flowers.:(SAL-vie-a):
Amarylidaceae::Naked Lady, Resurrection Lily, Surprise Lily:Flowers appear on naked stalks in the late summer from dormant bulbs.::
Asteraceae::Blue Puffs Ageratum:A short annual with clusters of puffy blue flowers.:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
Liliaceae ::Hosta Drinking Gourd:Forms a large mound of cupped blue green foliage::
Ranunculaceae::Golden Queen Trollius:A early spring blooming plant with globular deep golden flowers.:(TROL-i-us)(kul-TOR-um):12.10
Poaceae::Festina Fescue:An improved version of this Fescue.:(fes-TOO-kah):
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):
Campanulaceae::Brook Lobelia, Fen Lobelia, Bog Lobelia:A small blue flowering Lobelia native to moist sites.::
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae juniperus sabina broadmore:Broadmore 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
Amaranthaceae::Alternanthera, Josephs Coat, Parrot Leaf:Tender perennials or shrubs grown as annuals in the colder hardiness zones. Can be grown indoors has a house plant.:(al-ter-NAN-the-ra):
Caprifoliaceae ::Fragrant Viburnum: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
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
Euphorbiaceae::Fire Glow Euphorbia:An improved version of the species with bright floral bracts.:(yew-FOR-bee-ah)(gri-FITH-ee-eye):
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
Pinaceae::Columnar Norway Spruce:One of the few dwarf narrow columnar Spruce.::
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):
Primulaceae::Super Nova Primula:Ann improved strain of Primrose with a plethora of colors. Grown as an annual or perennial.::
Convolvulaceae::Royal Ensign Annual Morning Glory:These are bush Morning Glory's and don't twine like the climbers.:(kon-VOL-vew-lus)(TRI-kul-er):
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
Rosaceae ::Pasteur Rose, Carolina Rose, Wild Rose:A wild rose with a single pink flowers.::
Caryophyllaceae::Rose Champion:A neat plant with rose to red flowers and gray foliage. A prolific reseeding plant.:(LICK-nis)(ko-ro-NAH-ree-a):
Asteraceae::Purple Fields Ageratum:An Ageratum with purple flowers:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
Solanaceae::Sparkler Ornamental Pepper:An ornamental Pepper with lots of variegation on the foliage. Fruit are hot.: (KAP-sih-kum) (AN-yoo-um):
Juncaceae::Big Twister Rush, Big Twister Juncus:A cultivar of the Corkscrew Rush with bigger stems, and twists.:(JUN-kus)(eh-FYOO-sus):
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
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
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):
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Summer Skies:A double hardy Geranium with pale blue flowers and yellow :(jer-AY-nee-um)(pray-TEN-see):
Lamiaceae::Yellow Archangel:An aggressive deciduous trailing ground cover. Use with care it can become a garden thug matting over other plants.::
Lamiaceae::Basil Siam Queen, Thai Sweet Basil:An intensely flavored basil with a licorice-basil aroma.:(OSS-ih-mum)(bass-IL-ee-kum) :
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):
Lamiaceae::Sensation Rose Salvia:A compact Salvia selection with bright rose flowers on tightly packed spikes.:(SAL-vee-a):
Apiaceae:apiaceae zizia aptera:Heart-Leaved Meadow Parsnip:::07.06.03 4.8.5
Cactaceae::Cholla, Clokey Cholla, Plateau Cholla, Rattail Cholla,:A cold hardy Cactus with yellow flowers.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
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
Labiatae ::Variegated Ground Ivy, Variegated Creeping Charlie:A variegated form of the extremely invasive Creeping Charlie.::
Oleaceae::Forsythia Bronxensis:A shorter flat topped Forsythia growing to about 12 inches tall.:(for-SITH-i-a):
Solanaceae::Ornamental Pepper Numex Twilight:A medium hot pepper with good ornamental qualities.:(KAP-sih-kum):
Salicaceae::Coral Bark Willow:A small tree with colorful bark .::
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
Saxifragaceae::Mocha Mint Heuchera, Mocha Mint Coral Bells:A Heuchera with silvery foliage and red flowers.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae viburnum trilobum (natural):Cranberry Bush Viburnum:This section contains pictures of plants growing in natural sites.::4.12.05
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
Primulaceae::Gold Leaf Lysimachia:A trailing ground cover type plant with yellow foliage.::
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):
Pedaliaceae::African Foxglove :A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(sir-at-oh-THEE-kah)(try-LOW-bah):
Caryophyllaceae::Ruperts Pink Dianthus:An improved, compact Carthusian Dianthus with rosy-red flowers.:(dye-AN-thus):
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
Pinaceae::Bushes Lace Spruce:A cold hardy Upright habit with weeping branches:PI-see-a)(en-gel-MAN-ee-eye):
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
Caprifoliaceae::Farrers Pink Viburnum:A pink flowering cultivar of Farrer's Viburnum.:(vy-BER-num)(FAR-er-eye):
Liliaceae:liliaceae sansevieria:Sansevieria:This section contains general cultural information on growing Sansevieria.::4.26.05
Rosaceae ::Potentilla Veitchi:A yellow flowering Potentilla:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Caryophyllaceae::Crimsonia, Dianthus Crimsonia:A hardy Dianthus with frilled red flowers.::
Primulaceae::Primula Blaue Auslese:A cultivar of the Drumstick Primula:(PRIM-eu-la)(den-tik-ew LAH-ta):
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
Caprifoliaceae ::Emerald Triump Viburnum:A hybrid compact Viburnum.:(vy-BER-num):
Asteraceae::Pot Marigolds, Calendula:A good cool season annual.:(kal-END-due-la)(o-fih-shih-NA-lis):
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):
Lamiaceae ::Nicolleta Swedish Ivy:A soft gray foliaged, trailing Swedish ivy.:(plec-TRAN-thus):02.16.06
Hemerocallidaceae::Kwanso Daylily:A very rapid spreading double orange Daylily.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
Caprifoliaceae::Cool Splash Southern Bush Honeysuckle :A medium suckering spreading shrub with attractive leaf variegation.:(die-er-VIL-a)((ses-li-iFO-li-a):
Crassulaceae::Hens and Chicks with Red Foliage:A grouping of Hens and Chicks with reddish foliage.:(sem-per-VEEV-um)(tek-TOH-rum):
Bromeliaceae::Variegated Pineapple:A very popular variegated variety of the Pineapple plant.:(uh-NAN-us)(ko-MO-sus):4.12.5
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):
Rosaceae::Meidiland Coral Rose:A busy shrub rose covered with coral to coral pink flowers.::
Cornaceae ::Variegated Redtwig Dogwood Summer Dreams:A variegated dogwood selection with clean foliage and compact from.::
Fabaceae ::Imperial Honeylocust:A graceful rounded, thornless Honeylocust.::
Ericaceae::Milestone Rhododendron:A small leaf Rhododendron loaded with deep pink flowers in the early spring.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
Asteraceae::Cosmic Series:A free flowering Cosmos with double Yellow, Orange, Red and Gold flowers.:{KOZ-mos)(sul-fer-EE-us):
Asteraceae::Wild Light Blue Aster:A strain of the Showy Aster with light blue flowers.::
Geraniaceae::Geranium Orion:A Geranium with blue flowers.::
Liliaceae::Blue Cadet Hosta:A medium size Hosta with dark bluish green leaves.::
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
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):
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):
Pinaceae::Narrow Blue Swiss Stone Pine:A slow growing narrow Pine.:(PIE-nus)(SEM-bra) :
Euphorbiaceae::Euphorbia palustris :A tall Euphorbia that can tolerate wet sites.:(yoo-FOR-bee-ah)(pah-LUSS-tris):
Butomaceae::Flowering Rush:A pretty plant but invasive plant found growing in water and wet areas.::
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
Iridaceae:iridaceae iris versicolor:Blue Flag Iris:A short Iris commonly found growing in wet areas.:(EYE-ris:08.13.02 4.19.05
Lamiaceae::Longin Russin Sage:Perovoskia are loose airy sub shrubs with gray foliage and lavender blue flowers. Longin is a narrow more upright Russian Sage cultivar.::
Caprifoliaceae::Plumosa aurea Elderberry:A yellow colored European Elderberry.:(sam-BU-kus)(ra-se-MO-sa):
Scrophulariaceae:scorphulariaceae hebe:Hebe:A tropical evergreen shrub that is a good patio plant and indoor foliage plant.::6.24.05
Poaceae::Greater Quacking Grass:A favorite annual grass with graceful nodding flower heads which are segmented and shaped like small lanterns.:(BREY-zah):
Rosaceae::Ballerina Rose:A large shrub rose producing masses of pink flowers.::
Araceae::Black Stem Elephant Ears:A large tropical plant with dark almost black stems and large leaves. Grown as an annual in zones 4-6.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh) :
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):
Lamiaceae ::Silver Carpet Lamb's Ears:A lower growing Lamb' Ears that doesn't readily flower.:(STAY-kis)((by-zan-TEEN-A):
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
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):
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):
Oleaceae::Golden Vicary Privet, Golden Privet:A shrub that holds onto the yellow color the entire season.:(li-GUS-trum):
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
Ranunculaceae::Anemone Robustissima:A fall blooming Anemone with mauve-pink flowers.:(a-NEM-oh-nee)(vit-a-FOL-ee-ah):
Caryophyllaceae::Snowfire Dianthus:A Dianthus with bright red centera and white outer petals. An AAS in 1978.::
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
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).:
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
Solanaceae ::Double Petunias:A group of Petunias with large double flowers.::08.15.05
Iridaceae::Variegated Japanese Iris:A good plant for the full sun wet areas of the garden.::
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea pungens prostrata:Picea Prostrata:Picea prostrata is a catch all group of spruce that are prostrate spreading.::
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
Iridaceae:iridaceae iris cristata:Iris cristata:A beardless rhizomatous Iris.:(EYE-riss)(kris-TAY-tah):4.19.05
Piperaceae::Variegated Peperomia:This is a variegated form of Peperomia obtusifolia. :pep-er-ROH-mee-uh) :5.7.05
Brassicaceae ::Snow Cushion Candytuft:A compact, mounding Candytuft prized for its spectacular display of white flowers.:(eye-BEER-is)(sem-per-VY-renz):
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):
Aceraceae::Nuresagi Japanese Maple, Wet Heron Japanese Maple:An upright Japanese Maple with burgundy colored leaves.:(AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
Verbenaceae::Superbena Pink Parfait:A Verbena with large inflorescent of pink to dark pink or combination of the colors flowers.:(ver-BEE-na):
Asteraceae::Shasta Daisy Snow Lady:A long blooming compact Shasta Daisy.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Zagreb:A compact upright Coreopsis with yellow flowers.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
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.::
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):
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 08:Tazetta Daffodils:The Tayzetta Daffodils have many pungent flowers per stem. The fragrance is a musky sweet smell.::03.08.03 47.8.5
Rosaceae::Prairie Fire Flowering Crab:A medium to large ornamental Crab.::
Fabaceae::Lilac Time Scotch Broom:A Scotch Broom with light lilac colored flowers.:(SIT-is-us)(sko-PAIR-ee-us):
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
Boraginaceae::Pulmonaria David Ward:A variegated Pulmonaria with pink-red flowers.:(pul-muh-NAIR-ee-uh)(rue-BRAH):
Liliaceae::Mount Everst Allium, Mount Everst Ornamental Allium:A taller growing Allium with globular heads of white starry flowers.::
Geraniaceae ::Geranium A T Johnson:A long blooming hardy Geranium with deep to light pink flowers.::
Asteraceae::Mesa Yellow Gaillardia:A yellow Gaillardia on compact plants.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):
Rosaceae::Kin Kan Kerria:A Kerria cultivar having stems that are a soft yellow with a green stripe.:(KER-i-ah)(ja-PON-i-Ka):
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
Liliaceae: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
Rosaceae::Primula Rose, Primrose Rose:A species rose with yellow to pale yellow flowers followed by round red hips.::
Musaceae::Blood Bannana:A large tropical tender perennial with random blotched leaves. In colder regions they are over winter indoors.:(MOO-sah)(zeb-REE-nah):
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::Curry Plant:Adds silver foliage to your garden and can be used in potpourri, dried flowers and cooking:(he-lee-KRIS-um):
Lamiaceae::Morning Blush Stachys, Morning Blush Big Betony:A Lamium with spikes of white pink flushed flowers.:(lay-MEE-um):
Ulmaceae::Camperdown Elm, Upside Down Elm, Umbrella Elm:A weeping Elm that is grown as a top graft.:(UL-mus)(GLA-bra):
Pinaceae ::Gentsch White Canadian hemlock:A globose to nested form of Hemlock with white tipped foliage.:(TSUU-ga)(can-ah-DEN-sis):
Liliaceae ::Hosta nigrescens Elatior:A large shiny green leaf Hosta with flower scapes reaching in excess of 6 feet.::
Hamamelidaceae::Mount Airy Fothergilla:A hardy dwarf selection of Fothergilla.:(faw-thur-GIL-luh)(gaar-DEE-nee-eye):06.13.06
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):
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
Araceae::Dumb Cane, Dieffenbachia:This section contains pictures of the many cultivars of the "Dumb Cane". :(deef-en-BACH-ee-uh):4.8.5
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 09:Poeticus Daffodils:The Poeticus Daffodils have dogwood-like blossums. The white blossums with a red-rimmed, yellow cup.::03.08.03 4.5.8
Piperaceae:piperaceae peperomia maculosa radiator:Radiator Peperomia, Radiator Peperomia::pep-er-ROH-mee-uh:5.6.05
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
Ginkgoaceae::Tube Leaf Ginkgo, Ginkgo tubilfora, Trumpet Leaf Ginkgo:A slow growing Ginkgo with rolled tube shaped leaves.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Liliaceae::Heartleaf Hosta:A medium sized Hosta with green leaves and lavender flower.:(HOSS-tuh) :
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
Boraginaceae::Alkanet, Bugloss, Commn Bugloss:Acts as a perennial or a biennial. In some places it is considered a noxius weed.:(an-KOO-suh)(oh-fiss-ih-NAH-liss):
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):
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):
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
Rosaceae::Black Cherry:A common native tree valued for its lumber.:(PRO-nus)(ser-OT-i-na):7.20.05
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):
Crassulaceae::Propeller Plant, Airplane Plant:An easy to grow succulent plant with propeller shaped leaves.::
Rosaceae::Lowfast Cotoneaster, Lowfast Bearberry Cotoneaster:A low growing Cotoneaster with stiff horizontal branches. Good form creeping over rocks and tumbling down garden areas.:(kah-tone-nee-AS-ter):
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):
Convolvulaceae::Crimson Rambler Morning Glory:Produces large trumpet shaped crismosn flowers.:(eye-po-MEE-ah):
Pinaceae ::Asselyn Norway Spruce, Compact Norway Spruce:A slow growing compact Norway Spruce.:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):03.24.05
Liliaceae::Tardiflora Hosta:A green leaf late blooming Hosta.::
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):
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
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Peach Blossum:A tall Astilbe with salmon pink flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Fabaceae:fagaceae gleditsia triacanthos shade master:Shade Master Honey Locust:A wide spreading Honeylocust that produce a light shade.::5.17.05
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):
Asteraceae::Porquerolles Artemesia:A feathery silver foliage plant that probably is not very hardy in zone #5.:(ar-ti-MEE-si-a):
Saxifragaceae::Purple Petty Coats Heuchera, Purple Petty Cost Coral Bells:A Heuchera with bronze purple ruffled leaves.:(HEW-ker-ah):
:misc.::An odds and ends collection of things used to spruce-up the garden and yard.::4.5.5
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
Gentianaceae ::Crested Gentian:One of the more amendable Gentians to grow in a rock garden.:(JEN-shee-ah-nah)(sep-tem-fye-dah):
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae iberis sempervivens:Purity Candytuft,:A low growing compact Candytuft.:(eye-BEER-is) (sem-per-VY-renz):4.11.5
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
Liliaceae::Black Mondo Grass:A clumping plant with dark purple leaves almost black.:(o-fee-o-PO-gon):
Piperaceae::Variegated Pixie Peperomia:A variegated form of the all green Peperomia orba:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh) :
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 segments.::03.08.03 5.8.5
Piperaceae::Pinchusion Peperomia:Thick succulent stems with bean shaped light green leaves.::
Balsaminaceae::Little Lizzy Impatiens:A miniature series of Impatiens::
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
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) :
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):
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):
Saxifragaceae::Plum Pudding Coral Bells, Plum Pudding Heuchera:A compact Coral Bell with shiny burgundy leaves.:(HEW-ker-ah):
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
Asteraceae:compositae sonchus asper:Spiny-Leaved Sow Thistle:A yellow flowering weed, common in southeastern Wisconsin. ::08.20.02 4.16.05
Asteraceae::Shredded Umbrella Plant:A plant grown for its ornamental deeply cut umbrella-like foliage. ::
Cupressaceae::Cristata Arento-variegata Arborvitae:A smaller Arborvitae having dark green with creamy yellow tips foliage.::
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
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
Malvaceae::Hibiscus Blue River:A hardy Hibiscus with large white flowers.::
Geraniaceae::Variegated Nutmeg Scented Geranium:A variegated leaf Scented Geranium with a nutmeg scent.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta sum and substance:Hosta Sum and Substance:A very large growing Hosta with yellow foliage.::4.26.05
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):
Rosaceae ::Sargent Crab:A low growing wide spreading Flowering Crab with white flowers.::02.10.05
Papaveraceae::Cheerio Poppy:A blushed pink poppy with reddish center markings.:(pa-PA-ver):
Lamiaceae::Basil Garden Leader Rascal::(OSS-ih-mum)(bass-IL-ee-kum:
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
Saxifragaceae::Chardonnay Pearls Deutzia:A nice compact plant with lime yellow foliage and fragrant white flowers.:(DUUT-si-a)(GRAS-l-lis):
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):
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
Saxifragaceae::Bergenia Herbsblutte:A Bergenia with pink flowers.:(ber-GEN-i-a)(kor-di-FOL-i-a):
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
Apocynaceae::Desert Rose:An interesting easy to grow succulent plant.::
Geraniaceae ::Variegated Rose Scented Geranium:A variegated form of the rose scented Geranium.::04.14.06
Liliaceae ::Hosta Sombrero:A large green Hosta with frangrant white flowers.::
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-F)-li-su):
Vitaceae::Silver Vein Creeper, Chinese Virginia Creeper:A restrained Virgina Creeper with ornamental foliage.:(par-then-oh-SIS-us)(hen-ree-ay-na):
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):
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
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
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):
Liliaceae:liliaceae sansevieria trifasciata hahnii:Bird's Nest Sansevieria, Sansevieria Hahnii:A very easy to grow plant. ::
:steps::This section contains examples of different types of materials and how they are used to make steps in the landscape.::4.5.5
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):
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Victoria White:A white version of Salvia Victoria.:(SAL-vee-a)(fa-rih-NAY-see-a):
Gnetaceae:gnetaceae welwitchia mirabilis:Welwitchia:A very rare and unusual plant. Many are over 100 years old.::4.18.05
Asteraceae::Paladin Shasta Daisy:A Shasta Daisy with semi-double ruffly flowers.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum)(pal-uh-din):
Lamiaceae ::Summer Jewel Red Salvia:Ann earlier blooming S. coccinea type. With red flowers on 20 inch plants. AAS Bedding Plant Award Winner in 2011.:(SAL-vee-a)(kok-SIN-ee-a):
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
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
Ranunculaceae::Mona Lisa Anemones:A series of Anemone with a wide pallet of flower colors. They make good cut flowers.:(a-NEM-o-nee):
:combinations annuals:Annual Combinations:This section contains a hodgepodge of pictures showing different annuals growing together::4.5.5
Cactaceae ::Notocactus magnificus, Green Pumpkin Cactus, Blue Cactus:An easy to grow Cactus with blueish green stems and yellow flowers.::
Asteraceae::Dandelion:A plant that is the scourge of urban lawns.::
:::This section contains pictures of potted annuals in clay pots.::4.7.5
Hydrangeaceae::Little Lamb Hydrangea:A Hydrangea paniculata cultivar with smaller inflorescence.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Tamaricaceae::Pink Cascade Tamarix, Salt Cedar:A loose, open growing large shrub, small tree with wispy pink flowers starting in July.::
Dryopteridaceae::Hardy Holly Fern:A hardy Holly Fern that needs moist, well drained soils.:(sir-TOH-mee-um)(for-TOO-nee-eye):
Plumbaginaceae::Cottontail Sea Thrift:A Sea Thrift with globes of white flowers.:(ar-MEER-i-ah):
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) :
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
Rosaceae::Golden Guinea Kerria:A cultivar of Kerria with larger flowers.:(KER-i-ah)(ja-PON-i-Ka):
Pinaceae::Hildburghausen Norway Spruce, Dwarf Hildburghausen Spruce:A dwarf globose form of Spruce.:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):
Malvaceae::Double Pink Hollyhock:A Hollyhock with large soft pink apricot flowers.:(al-SEE-a)(Ro-see-a):
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
Lamiaceae::Walkers Low Catmint:A 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):
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.::
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):
Poaceae::Finger Grass, Feather Finger Grass:The inflorescence of this grass looks fingers and fluffs up as it matures.:(KLOR-is)(GAH-tah):
Poaceae::Foxtail Barley, Squirrel Grass:A native ornamental grass best used in natural area's a very ornamental flower.:(hor-DEE-um)(joo-BAH-tum):
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
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
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):
Rosaceae::Martha's Vineland shrub Rose:A shrub rose with bright crimson flowers.::
Lauraceae::Spice Bush:A native small tree or shrub found growing in shaded moist sites.:(lin-DER-ah)(BEN-zoh-in):
Cyperaceae ::Leather Leaf Sedge:A clump forming bronze colored sedge. Grow as an annual in zone #5.:(KAIR-ex)(byoo-kah-NAN-ee-eye):
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
Myricaceae::Northern Bayberry, Candleberry:A hardy shrub with waxy seeds and aromatic foliage.:(mi-RI-ca)(pen-sil-VA-ni-ka):
Geraniaceae::Geranium Midnight Reider:An unusual Geranium with dark purple foliage.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(pray-TEN-see):
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
Acanthaceae::Variegated Shrimp Plant, Snow Shrimp Plant:A form of the Shrimp Plant with variegated foliage. ::
Cupressaceae::Vintage Gold:A dwarf slow growing Chamaecyparis with yellow foliage.:(kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):
Liliaceae::Amber Tiara Hosta:A small Hosta with bright golden leaves in the spring time of the year.::
Polemoniaceae ::Emerald Blue Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with moss-like foliage and blue flowers in May.::
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
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
Linaceae::Appar Blue Flax:A selection of the native Flax.:(Ly-num):
Bromeliaceae::Rana Guzmania:A red orange bract colored Guzmania.::
Scrophulariaceae::Icycles Veronica:A taller growing Veronica with spikes of clear white flowers.:(ve-RON-i-ka)(spi-KA-ta)):
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):
Euphorbiaceae::Euphorbia Efanthia:A bushy Euphorbia with yellow-green bracts and green foliage changing to burgundy tones in the cooler weather.::
Rosaceae::Pink Flower Carpet 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):
Crassulaceae ::Purple Emperor Sedum:One of the darkest foliage Sedums available. Produces pink flowers in the summer.::7.2.05
Asteraceae::Angels Tears Yarrow, Angels Tears Achillea:An Achillea with a plethora of small double white flowers.:(ak-i-LEA)(TAR-mik-ka):
Rosaceae::Christmas Holly Flowering Crab:Bright red buds opening into white flower with persistent small red fruit.::
Bromeliaceae::Nidularium rutilans var. rosulatum:Forms a rosette of dark green leaves with the inflorescence in the center.::
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
Lamiaceae::Spearmint:An aggressive plant with white flowers and Spearmint scented foliage.::
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):
:lights::This section contains pictures of different types of lights used in the landscape.::4.5.5
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela rubidor:Weigela Rubidor, Weigela Rubigold:A Weigela cultivar with bright yellow foliage and dark red flowers.::4.12.05
Solanaceae::Easy Wave Petunias:An improvement over the original Wave Petunia. Can be used as a ground cover in pots or hanging baskets.::
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):
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
Rosaceae:rosaceae physocarpus opulifolius aurea::::11.21.02 5.14.05
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
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
Crassulaceae::Amur Sedum, Amur Stonecrop, Selskian Stonecrop:A good ground cover plant for dry full sun areas.::
Brassicaceae::Pixie Cream Rock Cress:A Rock Cress with creamy yellow flowers.::
Asteraceae::Sombrero Salsa Red Coneflower:If you are looking for a red Coneflower this plant should fit the bill. One of the members of the Salsa series of Coneflowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
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
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):
:::Click on this section to see gardens that are a mixture of different types of plants.::4.5.5
Asteraceae::Sky Blue Aster, Prairie Heart Leaved Aster:A native Aster that works well in gardens.::
Liliaceae::Lily turf:A clump forming grass-like perennial.:(LEER-ri-oo-pa):
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.::12.30.05
Lamiaceae ::Pink Chintz Thyme:A rapid growing ground cover Thyme with pink flowers.:(THY-mus):
Asteraceae::Hillside Aster:::
Liliaceae ::Upton Allium:An ornamental Leek.::
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::Star Frost Echinops:A silvery-white form of Globe Thistle.::
Hydrangeaceae ::Smooth Hydrangea:A native Hydrangea with white flower heads.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Veluwe Se Wakel:::
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
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::Ornamental Pepper Explosive Ember :A shrubby plant with dark purple foliage and loaded with "fire hot" colorful fruit.::11.29.05
Fabaceae::White Clover:A common occurring plant found in the lawn and wild. The coveted four-leaf clover is found in this species.::
Cyperaceae::Carex New Look:A cultivar of Pendulous Sedge genus with green arching leaves. It does have a fresh green look.::
Rosaceae::Katheryn Dykes Potentilla:A Potentilla with lemon yellow flowers.:(poh-ten-TILL-uh)(froo-ti-KOH-suh) :
Magnoliaceae::Merrill Magnolia:A medium Magnolia with large white flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah)(LEEB-ner-eye):
Solanaceae::Baby Bella Nicotiana: A well branched Nicotiana, loaded with red flowers.:(nih-ko-shee-AN-nuh)(SAN-der-ay):
Poaceae::Northern Lights Tufted Hairgrass:A variegated form of Hair Grass.:(deh-SHAMP-see-ah)(ses-pih-TOH-sah):
Rosaceae::Chuckles Shrub Rose:A floribunda rose with clusters of pink flowers.::
Oleaceae::Alphonse Lavallee Lilac:An old cultivar of the common Lilac originating in around 1885.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
Rosaceae::Red Barron Ornamental Crtab:An upright columnar Ornamental Crab with red flowers.::
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):
Moraceae:moraceae ficus elastica variegatus:Variegated Rubber Tree:A variegated form of the more common "Rubber Tree". Refer back to Ficus elastica "Rubber Tree" for complete cultural data.::4.30.05
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
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
Saxifragaceae::Heuchera :::
Liliaceae:liliaceae puschkinia scilloides:Striped Squill:A 4-6" tall spring blooming bulb with white, aqua-striped blossoms. ::4.28.02 4.26.05
Ranunculaceae::Liberation Clematis:A deciduous climber with large pink flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Pink Feather:Masses of single pink flowers with featherly edge.:(dye-AN-thus)(grah-tee-an-o-po-li-TAH-nus):
Pinaceae::Japanese White Pine:A smaller Pine tree with green to glaucous needles.:(PIE-nus)(par-vi-FLO-ra):
:::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.::
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):
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):
Fabaceae:fabaceae vicia villosa:Hairy Vetch, Winter Vetch:A sprawling member of the Pea family.::
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):
Ericaceae::Lemon Lights Rhododendron:A cultivar of the Northern Lights series of Rhododendron with lemon yellow flowers.:(roo-do-DEN-dron):
Rosaceae:rosaceae geum canadense:White Avens:A rough somewhat sprawling plant with white flowers and hooked seed pods.::5.14.05
Liliaceae::Little Business Daylily:A diploid, semi-evergreen re-blooming small red Daylily.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
Bignoniacea::Catalpa aulverulenta:A small to medium size, variegated cultivar of the Northern Catalpa.::
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea abies fastigiata islels:Iseli Fastigiate:A very narrow conical Spruce.:(PY-see-ah)(A-bees):12.14.01
Asteraceae::Yarrow, Common Yarrow:A native Yarrow with white to pinkish flat topped flower heads.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Hydrangeaceae::Hydrangea Bounty:A Hydrangea cultivar that is very similar to Annabella. Reported to have have smaller flowers with stronger stems.::
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):
Geraniaceae::Max Frei Geranium:A compact cultivar of the Geranium sanguineum.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um):
Cyperaceae ::Grays Sedge, Morning Star Sedge:A good plant for moist areas.:(KAIR-ex)(GRAY-eye):
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae crassula argentea hummel's sunset:Hummel's Sunset Jade:An interesting cultivar of the popular Jade.::5.15.05
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.::
Rosaceae::Lemon Princess Spirea:A small compact Spirea with bright yellow foliage.:(spy-REE-a):
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
Rosaceae ::Geum Starkers Magnificum’ :A medium plant producing double tangerine orange flowers.::
Caprifoliaceae::Aurora Viburnum:An improved cultivar of Viburnum carlesii.:(vy-BER-num):
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
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):
Asteraceae ::Gazania:::
Rosaceae ::Church Steeples, Agrimony, Sticklewort, Cocklebur, Harvest Lice:A plant that has been used medicinally and has a yellow dye. ::
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Dash series:A series of compact, long blooming Dianthus.:(die-AN-thus)(bar-BAY-tus):
Acanthaceae:bromeliaceae aechmea photo album:Hairy Wild Petunia:A good plant for rock gardens and dry well drained sites.::
Magnoliaceae::Ballerina Magnolia:A small to medium Magnolia with white flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah)(LEEB-ner-eye):
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):
Liliaceae::Daylily with distinct throat or eye markings:This section contains pictures of the Daylilies with flowers having with distinct throat or eye markings.::
Saxifragaceae::Lime Marmalade Coralbells, Lime Marmalade Heuchera:A lime colored coral bells with ruffled leaves:(HEW-ker-ah):
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
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):
Begoniaceae::Begonia Sophie Cecile:A tall growing cane-like Begonia.::02.16.06
Compositae ::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
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):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Honey Song:::
Fagaceae ::Pin Oak, Swamp Oak:A faster growing Oak strongly pyramidal at youth.::
Bromeliaceae:bromeliaceae guzmania named cultivars:Guzmania Marjan:A yellow bract Guzmania.::04.02.02 4.12.5
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
Cactaceae::Plains Prickly Pear, Twist Spine Prickly Pear:A Cactus that is hardy to zone #5. :(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
Amaranthaceae:amaranthaceae amaranthus tricolor:Joseph's Coat:A tall slender plant grown for its multicolored foliage.::4.8.5
Caryophyllaceae ::Sand Pink, Dianthus arenarius:Forms a mat of grassy foliage with deeply fringed white flowers.:(dye-AN-thus):
Poaceae ::Little Bunnny Foutain Grass:One of the smallest of the dwarf fountain grass.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Golden Teardrop:A ground hugging Sedum with lime green foliage.:(SEE-dum)(lin-AIR-ee):
Juncaceae::Blue Mohawk Rush:A vertical accent plant with stiff upright blue leaves.:(JUN-kus)(in-FLEX-us) :12.10
Ranunculaceae::Barlow Columbines:A series of spurless Columbine with frilly double flowers.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a)(vul-GAH-ris):
Rosaceae:rosaceae spiraea japonica shirobana:Spirea Shirobana:An interesting Spirea with pink and white flowers produced at the same time.::5.15.05
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):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae juniperus communis depressa var replanda:Creeping Old Field Juniper:::5.15.05
Iridaceae::Purple, Blue, Violet colored Tall Bearded Iris:This section contains images of Tall Bearded Iris whose main color is purple, violet or blue. ::
Oxalidaceae ::Yellow Wood Sorrel:A common weed that is a major problem in greenhouse and nursery containers.:(oks-AL-iss):
Verbenaceae ::Verbena Lanai Series:A free flowering series with a trailing habit. Good for baskets, containers and ground covers in the garden.:(ver-BEE-nuh) :
Amaranthaceae::Cramers Lemon Lime Celosia :A crested type of Celosia with flowers ranging from lime green to yellow.:(sel-OH-see-ah):
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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
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
Campanulaceae::Blue Moon Lobelia:An annual Lobelia with dark violet blue flowers.:(lo-BEE-li-ah):
Plumbaginaceae::German statice, Tatarian Statice, Tatarian sea-lavender:An hardy perennial commonly grow as a dried flower.:(gone-EE-o-lim-on):
Oxalidaceae ::Creeping Red Sorrel:A common weed that is a major problem in greenhouse and nursery containers.:(oks-AL-iss) :5.1.05
Caprifoliaceae ::Compact Koreanspice Viburnum:A compact form of the early flowering Carlesi Viburnum.:(vy-BER-num)(kar-LEE-see-eye):
Berberidaceae ::Red Barrenwort:A shaded loving ground cover perennial with red flowers.:(epi-MEE-de-um):
Ranunculaceae::Swan Colombine series:A large mix of colors in this mid size Columbine.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
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):
Verbenaceae::Chaste Tree, Sage Tree, Hemp Tree:A deciduous shrub ground 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):
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
Scrophulariaceae::Veronicastrum Fascination:A cultivar of Culvers Root (Veronicastrum) with pink flowers.:(ver-on-i-KAS-trum)(vir-JIN-ih-kum):
Salicaceae::Silver Creeping Willow:A dwarf Willow with a creeping growth habit and silver-gray leaves.::
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.::
Liliaceae ::Hosta El Nino:A Tardiana Hosta with blue leaves and a thin white margin.::
Euphorbiaceae::Ascot Rainbow Euphorbia:A hybrid Euphorbia with colorful leaves and bracts.:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh):
Balsaminaceae::Jungle Gold Impatiens:A tropical looking yellow flowering Impatiens.::
Lamiaceae ::Ajuga Black Scallop:A low growing almost black colored Ajuga.::
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):
Saxifragaceae::Bressingham Beauty Astillbe:A tall late blooming Astilbe with erect pink blossoms:(a-STIL-bee):
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
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon Mesa:An easy to grow Penstemon with spikes of lavender blue flowers.:(pen-STE-mon):
Convolvulaceae:convolvulaceae ipomea batatus sweet potatoe roots:Sweet Potatoe 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
Asteraceae::Blue Star False Aster:An easy to grow plant with lots of blight blue Aster-like flowers.::
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
Ranunculaceae::Monkshood, Autumn Flowering Monkshood:A tall late blooming hardy perennial:(ak-CO-nie-tum)(na-PEL-lus):
Taxodiaceae::Everlow Yew:A lower growing Yew.:(TAKS-us):
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):
Caprifoliaceae::Sugar ans Species Korean Viburnum:An improved cultivar of the Korean Spice Viburnum.:(vy-BURN-um)(kar-LESS-ee-eye):
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
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):
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
Liliaceae::Gold Daylily:This section contains gold flowering Daylilies.::
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
Rosaceae::Belle Poitevine Rugosa Rose:A large and shrubby growing Rugosa Rose.::
Verbenaceae ::Caryopteris Snow Fairy:A selection of Caryopteris grown mainly for its variegated foliage.::
Cupressaceae ::Blue Pfitzer Juniper:A Pfitzer type Juniper with blue foliage esecially on older plants.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Begoniaceae ::Trout-leaf Begonia, Trout Begonia, Mini Angel wing Begonia:An angel wing begonia with small leaves.::
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
Rosaceae::Madri Gras Rose:A floribunda rose with yellow flowers fading to pink. An All American Rose selection. ::
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
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):
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.::
Bignoniacea::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):
Aceraceae::Armstrong Maple:A large broadly columnar Maple:(AY-ser):
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
Convolvulaceae:convolvulaceae ipomea batatus margarite:Ornamental Sweet Potato Vine Margarita:A bright yellow, chartreuse colored Sweet Potato Vine. :(ih-po-MEE-ah):
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
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon Rondo:A hybrid seed strain with a variety of colors.:pen-STE-mon):
Asteraceae::Floristan Violet Liatris:A tall Liatris with purple flowers.::
Oleaceae::Golden Times Forsythia:A yellow foliage Forsythia with yellow flowers in mid April.:(for-SITH-i-ah):
Agavaceae:agavaceae agave victoriae-reginae:Agave Victoria, Queen Agavae:A slow growing succulent plant for the bright to direct sun areas of the interior.::rev 08.15.02 4.7.5
Brassicaceae::Red Streak Mustard, Red Streaked Mizuna:A cool season plant with deeply cut reddish leaves. Has the taste of mild mustard.::
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):
Asteraceae::New Look Dusty Miller:A cultivar of Dusty Miller with leaves shaped like Oak leaves.::
Primulaceae::Striped Victorians Primulas:This Barnhaven Primula has many flowers on one stem in shades of blues, violets and dusky pinks, all veined and striped.::
Sauraceae::Houttuynia Chameleon:An aggressive ground cover that grows in moist to wet sites.:(hoo-TIE-nee-a):08.26.05
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
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
Pinaceae::Bristlecone Pine:Some of the oldest tree living today are Bristlecone Pines::
Cyperaceae::Carex Prairie Fire:Forms an attract tussock of green bronze foliage.:(KAIR-eks)(test-uh-SEE-uh) :
Asteraceae ::Blackeyed Susan:A common Blackeyed Susan wild flower found in most areas of the United States.:(rud-BEK-i-ah)(HER-tah):
Rosaceae::Potentilla Primrose Beauty:A Potentilla with pale primrose yellow flowers:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Rosaceae::Yellow Potentilla cultivars:Enter this section for information on yellow flowering Potentilla. ::5.16.05
Begoniaceae ::Non Stop Begonias:A seed grown variety of tuberous Begonias::
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium hortorum:Geranium:One of the more popular outdoor plants used in containers and bedded out in the garden.::4.18.05
Pinaceae::The Blues Colorado Blue Spruce:A sturdy weeping Colorado Blue Spruce.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
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.::
Iridaceae::Emily McKenzie Crocosmia:A Crocosmia with orange petals and reddish blotched sepals.:(kroh-KOZ-mee-uh):
Asteraceae::Perennial Sunflower:A large perennial sunflower with double yellow flowers.:(HE-li-an-thus):
Asteraceae::Bressigham Doubloom:A large growing Heliopsis with semi-double yellow flowers.::
Saxifragaceae::Firefly Coral Bells, Firefly Heuchera, Leuchkafe:A green foliage Heuchera with deep red flowers.:(HEW-ker-a):
Asteraceae::Oriental Limelight Artemisia:A beautifully variegated Artemisia. Will grow best in less fertile, well drained soils. Will rapidly spread and flopp in fertile, moist soils.:(ar-te-MIZ-ia) or (ar-te-ME-zhe-a):12.10
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
Poaceae::Pennisetum Moudry:A late blooming Pennisetum with dark flower heads.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
Papilionaceae::Yellow Wild Indigo:A slow growing native plant tolerating dry conditions, prefers full sun.:(bap-TIZ-i-a):
Rhamnaceae::TallHedge 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):
Lamiaceae ::Chocolate Chip Ajuga:An Ajuga with small narrow leaves becoming chocolate colored.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
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):
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.::
:mixed garden scenes perennials full sun::::4.7.5
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
Oleaceae::Royalty Lilac:A hybrid compact lilac with pale purple flowers.:(si-RING-A):
Asteraceae::Petty Belinda Yarrow:An Achillea with pink and lavender flowers.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Rosaceae::Korean Spirea:AN under used Spirea with white flowers.:(spy-REE-ah)(frit-she-A-na):
Ericaceae:ericaceae rhododendron mikkelii:Rhododendron Mikkelii:A hardy Finish Rhododendron cultivar.:(row-do-DEN-dron):02.01.04 5.17.05
Magnoliaceae::Gold Cup Magnolia::(mag-NO-lee-uh):
Crassulaceae:: Echeveria Perle Von Nürnberg':A beautiful rosette-forming succulent with interestingly pale grayish brown with pink highlights rosette of leaves.:(ech-e-VER-i-a):
Cupressaceae::Arcadia Juniper:A dense low growing Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(sa-BEE-na):
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.::
Asteraceae::Sunblaze Flame Strawflower, Paper Daisy:Strawflowers are one of the easiest flowers to dry. Try touching one and see how papery the flower bracts are. Flowers have yellow, orange and bronze colored brats.:(brak-tee-A-tum):
Lamiaceae :labiatae ajuga reptans pink elf:Ajuga Pink Elf:A green foliage, pink flowering Ajuga cultivar.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):4.19.05
Solanaceae::Browallia Blue Bells:A cascading plant with blue star shaped flowers:(bro-WAL-ee-ah)(spee-see-OH-sa):
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
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):
Hydrangeaceae ::Silver Dollar Hydrangea:A bigger Hydrangea with white mophead flowers and fat conical flowers.:hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Primulaceae::Scarlett Pimpernel, Pimpernel:he native weed can be grown as an ornamental producing a profuse amount of orange flowers.:(a-NA-ga-lis):
Fabaceae::White Prairie Clover:A neat wispy legume with purple flowers in July and August.:(DAY-lee-uh):
Verbenaceae::Purple Beautyberry, Chinese Beautyberry :A graceful medium shrub with arching branches.:(kal-i-KAR-pa)(dye-KOT-oh-ma):
Ericaceae::Golden Lights Rhododendron:An extremely floriferous member of the Northern Lights Azaleas.:(roo-do-DEN-dron):1.11
Asteraceae::False Goldenrod, Heart-leaf Goldenrod, Autumn Goldenrod:::
Oleaceae::Beauty of Moscoe Lilac:A double white Lilac with a tinge of pink.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
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.::
Liliaceae::Gold Star Dracaena:A colorful tough Dracaena with gold edged leaves.::
Saxifragaceae::Sprite Astillbe:A short Astilbe with airy panicles of shell pink flowers.:(as-TIL-bee):
Taxodiaceae::Shawnee Brave Bald Cypress:A narrow, pyramidal Bald Cypress cultivar.:(taks-OH-di-um)(DIS-ti-kum):
Liliaceae::Waterlily Autumn Crocus:A double flowering form of the Autumn Flowering Crocus.:(KOHL-chi-kum) :
Liliaceae:liliaceae hemerocallis yellow or gold flowering daylily:Yellow Daylily:This section contains pictures of yellow flowering Daylilies.::7-19-02 4.22.05
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae plectranthus madagascariensis marginatus:Mint Leaf Swedish Ivy:An easy to grow plant for the bright to moderate lit areas of the interior of buildings. This plant is commonly used in combination with annuals, in the summertime outdoor pots.:: 4.21.05
Rosaceae:rosaceae cotoneaster lucidus:Hedge Cotoneaster:A tough parking lot plant.::5.14.05
Rosaceae::Daphne Spirea:One of the smaller Spireas.:(sp-i-REE-a)(ja-PON-i-ka) (AL-pi-nah) :
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
Poaceae::Gold Bar Miscanthus:AN upright, slow growing grass with distinct gold bars.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Lamiaceae ::Mother of Thyme, Creeping Thyme, Wild Thyme:One of the more common and readily available Thyme.:(THY-mus)(ser-FIL-lum):
:combinations perennials:Perennial Combinations:This section contains a hodgepodge of pictures showing different perennials growing together.::4.5.5
Tiliaceae::Chancellor Little Leaf Linden:A Little Leaf Linden cultivar with a relatively upright compact shape.:(TIL-ee-uh)(kor-DAH-tuh):
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
Saxifragaceae::Sweet Tea Heucherella:An intensely colored plant with tea colored leaves. Likes a bit more moisture than Heucheras.::
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
Fagaceae::Cut Leaf Beech:A group of Beech with varying degree of serrated leaves.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
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
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):
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
Asteraceae:asteraceae artemesia ludoviciana valerie finnis:Artemesia Valerie Finnis:A clump forming gray foliage plant that doesn't spread like some of the other cultivars.::4.9.5
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
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):
Violaceae::Viola Ultima Morpho, Pansy Ultima Morpho:A Pansy with large blue and Gold flowers. :(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
Begoniaceae ::Begonia Orange Rubra:A floriferous bloomer, Angel Wing (cane) type Begonia with orange pendulous flowers.::
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Lamiaceae::Mint Thyme:A low growing creeping Thyme.:(TY-muss):
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
Pinaceae::Thume Blue Spruce, Thuem Blue Spruce:A dwarf Blue Spruce with power blue needles.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz)(Thuem):
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):
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):
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):
Fumariaceae::White Corydalis, Fumewort :A flowering plant grows very similar to the Yellow Corydalis.:(ko-RI-dal-is):
Asteraceae ::Gaillardia Tokajer:An ever-blooming Gaillardia with marmalade-orange-brown daisy like flower.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):
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
:mixed garden scenes annuals fox river #1::A large garden in front of Fox River Greenhouses and Landscaping, Big Bend, Wisconsin::4.5.5
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 occasional reddish leaves.:: 4.9.5
Cupressaceae ::Canaerti Juniper:Sold as small plants forming a tight pyramid but develops into a small tree.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(ver-jin-ee-A-na):
Rosaceae::Nugget Ninebark:A more compact Ninebark with shades of yellow foliage.:(fi-so-KAR-pus)(op-u-li-FO-li-us):
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):
Saxifragaceae::Gloria Purpurea Astillbe:A light purple/rose colored Astilbe.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Fabaceae::White Redbud:A white blooming form of Redbud.:(SER-cis)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
Caprifoliaceae::Madonna Elderberry:A variegated Elderberry.:(sam-BOO-kus)(NY-grah):
Pinaceae::Varely Japanese Larch:A slow growing dwarf Larch:(LAR-iks)(KEM-fer-eye):
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):
Liliaceae::Strargazer Oriental Lily:A popular oriental lily with up facing flowers of pink, red and white.::
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):
Asteraceae ::Primadonna Deep Rose Cone Flower:A large coneflower with large deep rose flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
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
Asteraceae::Yellow Coneflower, Ozark Coneflower:A yellow form of the Coneflower.:(ek-in-AA-cee-ah)(par-a-DOX-ah):
Polemoniaceae::Bressingham Purple Polemonium:This Jacobs Ladder cultivar has blue flowers and many parts of the plant are purple.:(po-le-MOH-nee-um)(see-ROO-lee-um):
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):
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):
Ginkgoaceae::Mayfield Gingko:A narrow upright Ginkgo.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
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.::
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
Compositae:compositae zinnia angustifolia:Star Mix Zinnia:A different type of Zinnia with much smaller flowers on shorter plants.::5.16.05
Caprifoliaceae ::Northern Burgundy Viburnum:A Arrowwood Viburnum selection with burgundy fall color.:(vy-BER-num)(den-TAH-tum):
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):
Cupressaceae::Weeping Nootka Cypress:A weeping form of the Nootka Cypress.:(kam-e-SIP-a-ris)(noot-ka-TEN-sis):
Cyperaceae::Silver Scheptre Sedge, Silver Scepter Sedge:A clumping forming, fine texture, variegated sedge for the shaded areas of the garden:(KAIR-eks)(mor-ROW-ee-eye):
Lamiaceae::Ajuga:A rapid growing ground cover with bronze leaves.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
Liliaceae::Tiny Tears Hosta, Young Maidan Host:A dwarf mounding Hosta with green heart shaped leaves.::
Polypodiaceae:polypodiaceae nephrolepis exaltata bostoniensis:Boston Fern:One of the more adaptable ferns to the interior of buildings. An old time favorite plant being in cultivation since 1894.::5.10.05
Liliaceae ::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.::
Caprifoliaceae::Wayfaringtree Viburnum, Hoarwithy:A medium to large shrub with white flowers followed by red fruit turning to black.:(vy-BER-num):
Fabaceae::Bird's Foot Trefoil, Birds Foot Trefoil, Birdfoot Trefoil:An introduced yellow flowering ground cover that has escaped and become ecologically invasive.::
Juglandaceae::Shagbark Hickory, Shellbark Hickory, Scalybark Hickory:A large growing native tree producing a edible fruit.::
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae crassula arborescence:Tree Jade:An easy to grow, large leaf relative of the Jade. Needs full sun and should be grown on the dry side.::5.15.05
Lamiaceae::Salvia Marcus:A dwarf clumping Salvia with deep violet flowers.:(SAL-vie-a):
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. ::
Asteraceae::WIld Quinine, American Feverfew, Eastern Feverfew, Eastern Parthenium:A native Prairie plant.::
Crassulaceae ::Corsican Stonecrop :A very low growing Sedum with glaucous gray foliage. Requires excellent drainage.::
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
Betulaceae ::White Satin Birch:An improved cultivar of Birch::
Rosaceae::Westwood Korean Sun Pear:A compact hardy ornamental pear.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
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):
Cycadaceae:cycadaceae cycas revoluta:Sago Palm, King Sago, Cycad:An easy to grow indoor plant. Be ware that it can get large.::5.17.05
Liliaceae::Hair Allium:Instead of having the traditional globular flower head, this Alliums flower is having a bad hair day.::
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):
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: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
Rosaceae::White Meadow Sweet, Narrowleaf Meadowsweet, Pale Bridewort or Pipestem:A native shrub found growing in wet areas.::
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):
Calycanthaceae ::Sweet Bush:::
Lamiaceae::Little Spire Russian Sage:A compact cultivar of the larger Russian Sage.::
Rosaceae::Cotoneaster racemiflorus:A little know and used member of the Cotoneaster genus of shrubs.:(ko-tone-EE-aster)(RA-sem-i-florus)(soon-GOR-i-kus):
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
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
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
Asteraceae::French Vanilla Marigold:Listed as a "White Marigold" which is partially true. Starts white to vanilla white fading to yellow.:(ta-GEE-tees):
Violaceae::Viola Pandora's Box, Pansy Pamdoras Box:A florific blooming Pansy loaded with pastel toned flowers.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
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
Fumariaceae::Dicentra Ivory Hearts :Nodding white heart shaped flowers are held above the deeply cut blue green foliage.:(dy-SEN-truh):
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 indoor.:(al-ter-NAN-the-ra):
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
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 ::Tina Flowering Crab:A small mounded tree with white flowers. A nice compact plant.: :
Rosaceae ::Snow Garland Spirea:Produces arching branches covered with white flowers.::
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):
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
Amaranthaceae::Royal Red Taspestry 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):
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
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
Poaceae::Autumn Moor Grass:A cool season grass flowering in the fall.:(ses-LER-ee-ah)(aw-tum-NAH-lis):
Liliaceae:liliaceae haworthis:Haworthia, Fairy Washboards:A nice small, relatively easy to grow succulent plant. Perfect size for the window sill garden.::4.22.05
Magnoliaceae:magnoliaceae magnolia:Magnolia:This section has some general pictures and generalized information on Magnolias. Speaking from plants growing in zone #5:(mag-NO-lee-uh):05.10.02 4.27.05
Poaceae::River Mist Northern Sea Oats:A variegated cultivar of the Norther Sea Oats.:(kas-MAN-thee-um)(lat-i-FOL-ee-um):
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):
Labiatae::Summer Wine Monarda:A Monarda with wine red flowers. Shared top honors at the Chicago Botanic Garden perennial evaluation.:(mo-NAR-da):
Crassulaceae::Red Carpet Sedum:A succulent ground cover with red foliage that tolerates hot dry areas. Red Carpet may be the same plant as Sedum spurium Elizabeth?::
Fumariaceae ::Zestfull Bleeding Heart:Ferny lacy foliage topped with light pink flowers.::
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):
Rosaceae:rosaceae potentilla fruiticosa white:White flowering Potentilla:Enter this section for information on white flowering Potentilla. ::5.16.05
Rosaceae::Flowering Crab Anne, Flowering Crab Manbeck Weeper:A weeping Flowering Crab with white flowers and red fruit.::
Asteraceae::Dahlia Bishop of Llandaff:A heirloom Dahlia with dark scarlet flowers and almost black foliage.:(DAHL-ya)(DAL-ee-ah):
Strelitziaceae ::Narrow-leafed Bird of Paradise:An interesting form of the Bird of Paradise with reed like leaves.:(stre-LITZ-ee-uh):
Taxodiaceae:taxodiaceae taxus x media sunburst:Sunburst Yew:The new growth of this Yew is yellow.:(TAKS-us):6.25.05
Cactaceae::Brittle Cactus, Fragile Prickly Pear:A winter hardy cactus:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
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.::
Poaceae:poaceae helictotrichon sempervirens:Blue Oats Grass:A clump forming grass with glaucous blue foliage.:(hel-lik-toh-TRY-kon):5.7.05
Oleaceae::Charles Jolly Lilac:A double reddish purple Lilac introduced in the late 1800's.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
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
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):
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
Euphorbiaceae::Welcomb Home Euphorbia, Welcome Home Crown of THorns:A hybrid Crown of Thorns with large red flowers (bracts).::
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):
Ranunculaceae::New Love Bush Clematis, New Love Clematis:A bush forming, self supporting Clematis with clusters of Blue flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
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
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
Rosaceae::Abbotswood Potentilla:One of the better white flowering Potentilla.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
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
Ranunculaceae::Stolwick Gold Clematis:A chartreuse colored Clematis with 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):
Liliaceae::TA Ming Daylily:A heirloom Daylily with orange yellow flowers.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
Pinaceae ::Pinus Hornibrookiana:A slow growing compact, globose Austrian Pine cultivar.:(PY-nus)(NY-grah):
Lamiaceae::Gages Shadow Perilla :A vigorous Coleus Perilla hybrid with striking foliage.:(per-IL-a)(froo-TE-senz):
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
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
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):
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus strobus pendula:Weeping White Pine,:A loose weeping form of the White Pine.:(PIE-nus)(STROH-bus):5.6.05
Primulaceae::Anagallis Wild Cat Blue:A cultivar of the wild Blue Pimpernel with gorgeous true blue flowers.:(a-NA-ga-lis):
Bromeliaceae:bromeliaceae vriesea named cultivars:Vriesea :A group of easy to grow Bromeliads. Very adaptable to indoor conditions.:(VREE-zee-uh):
Oxalidaceae:oxalidaceae oxalis regnellii propagation series::This section contains pictures of propagating Oxalis by dividing the bulbs.::5.1.05
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):
Euphorbiaceae::Bonfire Euphorbia:An excellent multi season perennial having colorful yellow bracts contrasting against the red-purple foliage. :(yew-FOR-bee-ah):
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.:(ip-oh-MEE-a)(bat-TAT-as):5.16.05
Saxifragaceae::Country Western Astilbe:A medium Astillbe with soft pink plumes.:(a-STIL-bee):
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):
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
Pinaceae::Hemlock, Canadian Hemlock:One of the few shade tolerate coniferous trees.:(TSUU-ga)(can-ah-DEN-sis):
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Randy:A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series. Has red-purple flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Brassicaceae::Siberian Willow Grass, Siberian Draba:A good plant for sunny rock gardens. Grows readily tucked into pockets and crevices.::
Poaceae:poaceae sporobolius heterolepis:Prairie Dropseed:A distinctive grass forming tufts of narrow leaves.:(spoor-OB-oh-lus):5.7.05
Cruciferae:cruciferae caradmine bulbosa:Spring Cress, Bulbous Cress:A 6"-18" wild flower found blooming in shaded moist areas.::5.21.02
Piperaceae::Parallel Peperomia:An easy to grow pendant type of Peperomia with striped foliage.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh) :06.10.06
Brassicaceae::Little Gem Candytuft:A compact cultivar of the perennial Candytuft.:(eye-BEER-is) (sem-per-VY-renz):
Rosaceae::Spring Snow Flowering Crab:A 25 foot rounded white flowering Crab.::
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):
Saxifragaceae::Obsidian Coral Bells:Obsidian is considered to be one of the darkest colored of the Coral Bells. :(HEW-ker-ah):
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus mugo aurea:Mugo Pine Golden Variety:A golden needled variety of the all green Mugo Pine.::5.6.05
Asteraceae::Leaf Lettuce:Grown as a early season salad crop all over the world. Best grown early in the cool temperatures.::
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):
Poaceae::Tiger Club Corn:A corn plant with variegated leaves. Grown for its ornamental foliage.:(ZEE-uh)(maze):
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
Cupressaceae::Hooks Juniper, Hooks #6 Juniper:A fast growing, tight pyramidal Juniper with green foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Magnoliaceae::Powder Puff Magnolia:A compact Magnolia with powder puff shaped flowers.:(mag-NO-li-a)(LEEB-ner-eye):05.26.06
Lamiaceae::Pesto Perpetuo Basil:A tall variegated form of Greek columnar basil with a strong flavor.::
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
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):
Cactaceae:cactaceae notocactus haselbergi:White web ball cactus, Scarlet Ball Cactus:A solitary Cactus with bright flowers.:Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul:4.12.5
Euphorbiaceae::Donkey Tail Spurge, Creeping Spurge:A drought, bad soil and bad site tolerant plant. The only downside maybe 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):
Asteraceae ::Taygetea Yarrow:A medium size plant with pale yellow flowers and silvery gray-green foliage. Great for the full sun daier areas of the garden.::
Liliaceae: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
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
Liliaceae ::Allium Gladiator:A tall Allium with large lilac purple florets.::
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
Cupressaceae::Sky High Juniper:A vertical Juniper with blush foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us):
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. It is a native prairie plant.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):05.17.05
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: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
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: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
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):
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
Brassicaceae::Dames Rocket, Sweet Rocket:Many consider this a desirable wildflower while other consider it an aggressive exotic weed.::6.17.05
Lamiaceae::Anne Greenway Lamium:A colorful Lamium with multicolored leaves.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):
Onagraceae::Dauphin, Butterfly Flower:A large tender perennial blooming continuous throughout the entire season.:(GAW-ra)(lind-HAY-mer-eye):
: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
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):
Liliaceae::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):
Asteraceae ::Echinacea Prairie Splendor:A shorter Echinacea with flowers blooming first year from seed.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Ricki:A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series. A small slow growing Magnolia with purple red flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Caryophyllaceae::Wallowa Mountains Desert Moss:A low growing moss-like plant that can tolerate average to dry conditions.::
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):
Asteraceae::Marigold Safari series:Double large flowers on short compact plants.::
Ranunculaceae::Pagoda Columbine series:A series of compact Columbine.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
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:asteraceae gazania rigens:Daybreak Red Stripe Gazania:A sun loving, draught tolerant annual with red striped yellow to orange daisy-like flowers.:(gay-ZAY-nee-uh):3.9.02, rev10.02.02 4.9.5
Liliaceae:liliaceae hemerocallis bicolor daylily:Bicolor flowering Daylily:This section contains pictures of Daylily that have bicolor flowers.::7-19-02 4.22.05
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Fagaceae ::Scarlet Oak, Spanish Oak, Black Oak:A medium to large Oak with Scarlett fall coloration.:(Kwer-kus):
Asteraceae:asteraceae dahlia:Dahlia:This section contains information on how to dig and store Dahlia's tuberous roots.::4.8.5
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):
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
Asteraceae:compositae ambrosia artemisifolia:Ragweed, Common Ragweed:This plant produces light wind blown pollen that causes hay fever.::4.15.05
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Henryi:An antique, deciduous vine Clematis with large single white flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Rosaceae::Cherry Plum, Myrobalan Plum :An unnamed cultivar of P. cerasifera (Cherry Plum) with pinkish white flowers and burgundy leaves.::
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
Oleaceae:oleaceae syringia photo album:Lilac Photo Album:A photo album of different cultivars of Lilac.::4.30.05
Balsaminaceae:balsaminaceae impatien walleriana double impatien photo album:Double Impatiens:A photo album of different double Impatiens.::07.12.03 4.11.5
Saxifragaceae::Red Light Astilbe:An Astilbe with red flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Bouquet ::(dye-AN-thus):
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):
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
Euphorbiaceae::Snow on the Mountain, :A showy variegated Euphorbia.:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh):
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
Cupressaceae::Smaragd Yellow #2 Arborvitae:A pyramidal gold colored Arborvitae.::
Araceae::Mojito Elephant Ears, :A Elephant Ears with medium green leaves splotched with irregular areas of purple.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh)(Mo-he-toe):
Urticaceae::Clearweed, Canadian Clearweed, Coolwort, Richweed :A weed that can become problematic when it builds up a seed bank in the soil.::
Caprifoliaceae::Alabama Crimson Honeysuckle:A fast growing vine with deep red trumpet flowers.:(lon-ISS-er-ah)(semp-per-VEER-enz):
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
Brassicaceae::Brazen Brass Mustard, Giant Red Mustard:An ornamental Mustard with egg plant purple, deeply cut foliage.:(BRAS-ee-ka):
Araceae::Zantedeschia Sunshine, Calla Lily Sunshine:A bright yellow to golden yellow Calla Lily.:Zantedeschia Sunshine:
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):
Rosaceae:rosaceae rosa meidiland rose:Mediland Rose:A group of medium spreading short Shrub Roses.::01.19.02 5.16.05
Araliaceae::Japanese Aralia, Fatsia:A popular landscape plant for warmer hardiness zones that is also used as an indoor plant if given a little elbow room.:(FAT-see-uh)(juh-PON-ih-kuh):
Asteraceae::Woods Asters:A group of Aster cultivars with good mildew resistance, compact growth and a range of colors.::Symphyotrichum
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
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):
Scrophulariaceae::Golden Pearls Bocopa:A golden/yellow foliage version of Bocopa.:(SOO-ter-uh):
Scrophulariaceae ::Veronica Eveline:A medium tall Veronica with dense racemes of purplish red flowers.:(ve-RON-i-ka):
Asteraceae::Azure series:A series of Fleabane with semi-double flowers:(e-RIJ-er-on):
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::Wilsons Cotoneaster:A low dense growing shrub.:(ko-tone-EE-aster):
Liliaceae::Hosta Lemon Lime:A fast growing shorter Hosta with greenish gold leaves.::
Buxaceae:buxaceae pachysandra terminalis variegata silver edge:Variegated Pachysandra, Silver Edge Pachysandra, Silveredge, Variegated Pachysandra, Pachysandra Variegata:The 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
Caprifoliaceae ::Variegated Weigelia:A compact Weigela with pink flowers and white variegated leaves:wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Liliaceae::Hosta Pilgrim:A small vigorous variegated Hosta.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta shogun:Hosta Shogun:A medium to large plant with creamy white margined leaves.::4.26.05
Liliaceae::Hosta Tattoo:A small three toned, golden leaf Hosta.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae sansevieria unknown:Sansevieria:A group of plants I snapped pictures of and neglected to ask them their name.::4.26.05
Rosaceae::Siberian Meadowswwet, Dwarf Siberian Meadowsweet:A dwarf version of the Siberian Meadowsweek with pink flowers.:(fil-i-PEN-du-la)(pahl-MAY-tah):
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):
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):
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):
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
Ranunculaceae::Jelitto Thalictrum::(tha-LICK-trum):
Hydrangeaceae ::White Dome Hydrangea:A tall growing Hydrangea with a unique large white dome shaped flower.:(high-DRAN-gee-a)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Malvaceae::Rose Mallow, Swamp Rose Mallow:A shrub-like herbaceous perennial.:(hi-BIS-kus):
Calycanthaceae::Hartlage Wine Raulston Allspice:A Sweet Bush hybrid with large red flowers.:(kal-ee-KAN-thus):
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):
Brassicaceae:cruciferae lobularia maritima:Alyssum, Sweet Alyssum:A mat forming annual that thrives in the cool spring and fall. Most popular color is white.::
Ranunculaceae::Byrnes Giant Trollius:A early spring blooming plant with globular deep yellow flowers.:(TROL-i-us)(kul-TOR-um):
Asteraceae::Mercury Rising Coreopsis:A red flowering Coreopsis. Part of the Coreopsis "Big Bang" series.::
Poaceae::Variegated Purple Moor Grass:A clump forming ornamental grass with variegated foliage ad attractive yellow flower stalks.:(moh-LIN-ee-ah)(ser-OO-lee-ah):
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):
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Weisse Gloria, Astilbe White Gloria:A white flowering Astilbe.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Hyacinthaceae::Common Camassia:A native of the northwestern region of USA and Canada.::
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):
Papilionaceae::Twilight Prairie Blues Babtisia:A new Baptisia with a bicolor yellow and purple-blue flower:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
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
Liliaceae::Erythronium Pagoda:Yellow pendent lily-like flowers on 12 inch stalks.::
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
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. ::
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
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):
Araliaceae::Thorndale English Ivy:A hardy strain of English Ivy that tolerates zone #5 weather The hardy English Ivy has become an invasive plant in parts of the world.:(Head-er-ah)(HEE-licks):
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
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
Ulmaceae::Speckled Lacebark Elm):A Elm with variegated foliage.:(UL-mus)(par-vi-FO-li-ah):
Polygonaceae:polygonaceae polygonum pensylvanicum:Pennsylvania Smartweed:A member of the Knotweed or Smartweed group of plants.::12.21.01 5.9.05
Caryophyllaceae:: Tunic saxifrage, Tunic flower, Coat Flower, Saxifrage Pink:A tough dainty plant that looks like Creeping Baby's Breath.::
Pinaceae::Slowmound Mugo Pine:A very slow growing dwarf Mugo Pine having an informal appearance.::
Araucariaceae::Wollemi Pine:An ancient plant thought to be extinct until discovered in 1994.::
Labiatae:labiatae monarda fistulosa:Wild Bergamont, Horsemint, Bee Balm:A common, medium to tall growing native prairie plant. A member of the mint family.::8.03.02 04.21.05
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
Aceraceae::Norwegian Sunset Maple:A small rounded Maple with good fall color. Has combined the traits of Norway Shantung Maple.:(A-sir)(trun-KA-tum):
Violaceae::Viola Rain series, Pansy Rain series::(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
Lamiaceae::Faassen Nepeta, Catmint:One of theoriginal Catmint hybrids,:(NEP-eh-tuh)(fah-SEN-ee-eye):
Poaceae ::Variegated Maiden Grass:A large Miscanthus with white striped leaves.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis) :
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):
Violaceae::Kidney Leaf Violet:A native Viola found growing in the cool moist woods.::
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):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum John Creech:Reported to be one of the best Sedum spurium cultivars.::
Cupressaceae ::Snow False Cypress, Snow Sawara Flase Cypress:A dwarf bun shaped conifer with white tipped foliage.:(kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):
Liliaceae::Big Mama Hosta:A large blue leaf sieboldi type Hosta.::
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):
Crassulaceae::Sea Urchin Sedum:A low growing Sedum grown for its variegated foliage::
Liliaceae::Climax Hosta:A Hosta with thick, green corrugated leaves having a gold margin.::
Convallariaceae::Hairy Toad Lily:A good perennial for the semi shade area of the garden.:(tri-SER-tis)(HER-ta):
Liliaceae::Hosta Tokudama Aureonebulosa:A medium-sized Hosta with heavy corrugated blue-green leaves with a gold irregular center.::
Caprifoliaceae ::Weigela Canary:A yellow flowering Weigela.:(wie-GE-la0(sub-SES-i-lis):
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):
Ranunculaceae::Misty Mauves Delphinium:An improved Delphinium with frilly double flowers, heat resistance and stronger stems:(del-FIN-ee-um):
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
Begoniaceae::Begonia Bonfire:A stunning Begonia with bright orange red flowers. Use in shade to part shaded sites.::
Compositae ::Zinnia Envy:An unique colored Zinnia with lime to green colored flowers:(zin-EE-a)(EL-e-genz):
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
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Lamiaceae::Plectranthus Heigh Ho Silver:A cascading silver leaf Plectranthus. Mixes well in large containers.:(plec-TRAN-thus):
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
Oxalidaceae::Molten Lava Oxalis:A clover-like plant with bright foliage and yellow flowers.:(oks-AL-iss):
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.::6.9.02 5.11.05
Asteraceae::Flying Saucers Coreopsis:A uniform growing Coreopsis with a plethora of single yellow flowers.::
Lamiaceae::Golden Oregano:A gold leaf form of Oregano.:(oh-RIG-a-num)(vul-GA-re):
Caryophyllaceae::Royal Catchfly:A wild flower with brilliant red 4 petal flowers.:(sigh-LEE-nee)(REE-jee-uh):
Polemoniaceae::Blue Hills Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with moss-like foliage and blue flowers in May.::
Fabaceae::Yellow Lupine, Yellow Lupine, European Yellow Lipine:An annual Lupine with yellow flowers.:(loo-PI-nus)(LOO-tee-us):
Rosaceae::Carefree Wonder Shrub Rose:A vigorous very disease resistant pink flowering shrub rose.::
Polygonaceae:polygonaceae polygonatum bistoria superba:Snakeweed:::5.9.05
Malvaceae::Fireball Hardy Hibiscus:A Flemming Hybrid Hibiscus with large red flowers and cut foliage with a heavy burgundy ting. A stunning plant.::
Iridaceae::Tall Bearded Iris:Tall Bearded Iris are the Queens of the Iris world reaching up to 24 inches in height.::
Juncaceae::Javelin Rush, Juncus Javelin:A nice accent plant with stiff upright green leaves.:(JUN-kus):
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
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):
Berberidaceae::Burgundy Carousel Barberry:A medium size improved Red Barberry with burgundy foliage.:Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Goldilocks:Forms a tight hummock with yellow flowers.::
Dryopteridaceae::Leather Wood Fern, Marginal Wood Fern, Marginal Shield Fern:A sturdy upright fern for moist shady conditions.:(dry-OP-ter-iss) :
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
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
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):
Lamiaceae ::Lavender, Common Lavender:The species Lavender from which many cultivars have been derived.::
Liliaceae::Aloe Minibelle, Tiger Jaws Aloe:A nice dwarf Aloe. Looks are deceiving; the fierce looking thorns are actually fleshy.::
Iridaceae ::Iris bucharica, Juno Iris, Horned Iris:A spectacular species Iris for the full sun well drained.::
Caryophyllaceae ::Pink Fairy Babys Breath:A pink flowering version of Bristol Fairy.:(gyp-SOFF-ill-un)(pa-nik-ew-LAY-ta):
Cyperaceae::Blue Sedge:A small slow creeping fine textured Carex with blue-gray foliage:(KAIR-ex)(FLAH-ca):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Strawberries and Cream:Name references the two toned color of the flowers.::
Caprifoliaceae::Weigela Rainbow Sensation:A variegated compact Weigela with pink flowers.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
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
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Cactaceae:cactaceae mammilaria bocasana var. multiceps:Powerpuff Cactus:::4.12.5
Fabaceae::Forest Pansy Red Bud:A Red Bud with maroon to purple colored foliage.:(SER-sis)(kan-uh-DEN-sis):
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
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):
Saxifragaceae ::Heuchera Autumn Bride:A tough adaptable Heuchera for the partial shaded areas of the garden.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Betulaceae::European Hornbeam, Common Hornbeam, Hornbeech, Yoke Elm:A sturdy tree native to Europe.:(car-PI-nus)(BET-uu-lus):
Saxifragaceae::Bergenia Cabenet:A Bergenia cultivar with bright pink flowers.:(ber-GEN-i-a):
Saxifragaceae::Marmalde Heuchera, Marmalade Coral Bells:A vigorous Coral Bells with amber undulated foliage.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Poaceae::Fireworks Pennisetum:A strikng variegated form of the old stand by Purple Fountain Grass.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):12.10
Poaceae::Wallis Fescue::(fes-TOO-kah):
Lamiaceae::Cinnamon Basil, Mexican Spice Basil:A basil with cinnamon scented leaves.::
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
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
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Comtesse de Bouchaud:A large single flowering Clematis with pink flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
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
Geraniaceae::Geranium Brookside:A sprawling Geranium with sapphire-blue flowers.::
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):
Pinaceae::Weeping Canadian Hemlock:A weeping cultivar of Canadian Hemlock.::
Lamiaceae::Cashmere Sage:A showy Asian import with lavender pink flowers.::
Asteraceae::Tall Thistle, Wood Thistle:A tall native Thistle.::
Polemoniaceae::Phlox Bill Baker:A Carolina Phlox with pink scented flowers. Has resistance to powdery mildew.::
Crassulaceae ::Sedum acre. Golden Moss Sedum, Biting Stone Crop:A tough, draught tolerant, low growing Sedum.:(SEA-dum)(A-ker):6.22.05
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
Rosaceae ::Physocarpus Summer Wine, Summer Wine Ninebark:A smaller version of Physocarpus Diabolo:(fi-so-KAR-pus)(op-u-li-FO-li-us):
Cyperaceae::Carex Bronzita:A mid brown to bronze tussock forming Carex with a floppy growing habit.:(KAIR-ex)(FLAH-vill-in-fer-ah):
Polypodiaceae::Ritas Gold Fern, Ritas Gold Boston Fern:A Boston fern type fern with gold to gold variegated foliage.:(nef-roh-LEP-iss)(eks-all-TAY-tuh):
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):
Pinaceae:pinaceae abies balsamea nana:Dwarf Balasm Fir:A slow growing flat topped Dwarf Conifer:(A-bez)(bal-SA-me-a):5.1.05
Solanaceae::Purple Ballerina Angel's Trumpet:A Datura with a purple-white bi-color flower and purple stems and seed pods. A warning that all parts of this plant are poisonous.:(da-TUR-a):
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
Fabaceae::Joys Pride Red Bud:A Redbud selected for its egg plant colored fruit.:(SER-cis)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
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
Asteraceae::Mystic Series Dahlia:A series of Dahlia with dark foliage.::
Poaceae ::Vanilla Grass, Sweet Grass, Holy Grass, Seneca Grass:The crushed leaves of this native grass have a strong fragrance. Native to wet areas.::
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):
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
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):
Osmundaceae:polypodiaceae matteuccia struthiopteris:Ostrich Fern, Garden Fern, Shuttlecock Fern :A tall fern that is one of the easier to get established and grow.:(mat-TEW-kee-uh((struth-ee-OH-ter-is):5.10.05
Boraginaceae::Summer forget-me not; Cape forget-me not; Bugloss, Anchusa::(an-KOO-sa):
Asteraceae::Garnet Coreopsis:Bright garnet color flowers on a compact plant. Part of the Jewel series of Coreopsis from Terra Nova Nursery.::
Liliaceae: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
Cornaceae:cornaceae cornus sericea:Red Twig Dogwood:A medium to tall, wide spreading shrub grown for its red stems and bird attracting white flowers.:(KOR-nus)(ser-EE-see-a):5.15.05
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):
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):
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):
Piperaceae ::Peperomia scandens, Cupid Peperomia:A cascading Peperomia with variegated foliage.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh):5.7.05
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):
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
Malvaceae::Hardy Hibiscus cultivars:This section contains images of hardy Hibiscus cultivars.::
Crassulaceae::Paddle Plant, Desert Cabbage, Dog Tongue Plant:A succulent plant that can be grown as a House Plant or outdoors in the garden.::
Dipsacaceae::Beauijolais Bonnets Pin Cushion:This Scabiosa has burgundy and red flowers on wiry stems.:(skay-bi-O-sa)(at-row-per-PU-ree):
Araceae:araceae anthurium:Anthurium Photo Album:A photo album of different types of Anthurium::4.8.5
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Barbara Harrington:A large twinning Clematis with red flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
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
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):
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):
Cornaceae::Wolf Eyes:One of the best of the variegated Cornus kousa.:(KOR-nus)(KOO-sa):
Boraginaceae::Wisley Blue Comfrey, Creeping Comfrey, Ornamental Comfrey.:A Comfrey cultivar with nice blue tubular flowers:(SIM-fi-tum)(grand-i-FLO-um):
Portulacaceae ::Sundial Tropical Fruit mix:A series of Moss rose with double flowers.:(por-chew-LACK-a):
Scrophulariaceae::Diascia Flying Colors Appleblossum:A bi color Diascia with pink and white flowers.:(di-AS-SHE-ah)(BAR-ber-ee):
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) :
Acanthaceae::Persian Shield:A plant grown for its iridescent foliage.:(strow-bil-LAN-thees)(die-er-ee-AA-nuss):4.7.5
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):
Boraginaceae::Variegated Comphrey:A Comphrey grown for its variegated foliage.:(SIM-fi-tum):
Juncaceae::Curly Whurly 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):
Scrophulariaceae::Lavender Pink Diascia, Diamonte Lavender Pink, Lavender Pink Twin Spur:A cool season annual with lavender flowers.:(di-AS-SHE-ah)(BAR-ber-ee):
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):
Papaveraceae::Falling in Love Poppy, Falling in Love Flanders Poppy:This Poppy is a hardy annual with semi and fully double blooms in all shades of red, plus pink and white.:(pa-PA-ver)(ro-EE-as):
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):
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):
Liliaceae::Catherine Woodbery Daylily:One of the first orchid pink Daylilies to be introduced. A diploid dormant type of Daylily.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
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):
Rosaceae ::William Baffin Rose:A very tough hardy modern shrub Rose with pink flowers.::
Dipsaceae::Teasel:A biennial roadside weed that can become invasive. Dried spiny seed heads are used in arrangements.::02.10.05
Hypericaceae:hypericaceae hypericum calycinum:St. John's Wort, Aarons 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
Dryopteridaceae::Bulblet Bladder Fern, Berry Bladder Fern:Forms an asymmetrical mound of foliage and easy to grow.::
Rosaceae::Snowbird Potentilla:A compact white flowering Potentilla.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Verbenaceae:verbenaceae lantana:Lantana:A group of semi-evergreen shrubs that are commonly used in hanging baskets and outdoor pots.:(lan-TAN-ah):4.21.05
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) :
Rosaceae ::Mellow Yellow Spirea:A wispy shrub with yellow foliage and white flowers early in the spring.:(spy-REE-ah):
Euphorbiaceae::Securinega :A shrub that is rare in American gardens. :(se-cur-in-EE-ga)(su-fruu-ti-KO-sah):
Chenopodiaceae:chenopodiaceae chenopodium album:Lambsquarters, Common Lambsquarters:A common weed found growing in most of North America.::4.15.05
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae hippeastrum:Amaryllis:A long lived, easy to flower indoor plant.::
Brassicaceae::Starbor Kale:A hybrid Kale with green ruffly edible leaves.:(BRAS-ee-ka)(awl-lur-RAY-see-uh):
Iridaceae:iridaceae iris germanica dividing iris::This section contains a description on how to divide Iris.::4.19.05
Polypodiaceae:polypodiaceae davallia fejeensis:Rabbit's Foot Fern:The creeping fuzzy rhizomes make this plant a conversation piece.::5.9.05
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.::
Leguminaceae::Sweet Pea:An heirloom vine that is still popular in the modern garden.:(la-THI-rus)(o-do-RA-tus):
Celastraceae:celastraceae euonymus fortunei emerald and gold:Emerald and Gold Euonumus: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
Asclepiadaceae::Hello Yellow Butterfly weed:A yellow cultivated variety of the native brilliant orange Butterfly weed:(as-KLEE-pi-as)(tuu-be-ROW-sa):
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):
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Queen Alexander:A medium Astilbe with deep pink flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Asteraceae::Scotch Thistle, Cotton Thistle, Down Thistle:A neat looking plant with the spiny woolly silver foliage. But it is considered a noxious weed in many areas of the world.:(on-0-POR-dum-a):
:walls lannon stone::::
Fagaceae::Fern Leaf European Beech, Cutleaf European Beech, Fernleaf Beech:An European Beech cultivar with deeply cut leaves.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
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
Asteraceae::Henry Eilers Rudbeckia:A cultivar of the native Fragrant Coneflower. The petals are tubular with blunt tips.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):
Ranunculaceae::Delphinium nudicaule, Canyon Larkspur, Red Larkspur, Orange Larkspur, Canyon Delphinium:A small species Delphinium with orange red flowers.:(del-FIN-ee-um):
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
Asteraceae::Sundance Bicolor Gaillardia, Sundance Bicolor Blanket Flower:An annual Gaillardia with bicolor domed flowers.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh)(pul-KEL-ah):
Araceae::Silver Queen Chinese Evergreen, Aglaonema Silver Queen:A colorful tried and true Aglaonema cultivar.::
Hydrangeaceae::Chantilly Lace Hydragea:An improvement over other H. paniculata cultivars because of white flowers and strong flower stems.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
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
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
Rosaceae::Amber Jubilee Ninebark:An interesting medium sized Ninebark with foliage that changes starting with bright yellows and oranges:(i-so-KAR-pus)(op-u-li-FO-li-us):
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):
Ranunculaceae::Yellow Meadow Rhue:A tall Thalictrum with yellow flowers.:(tha-LICK-trum):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium hortorum emerald gem:Emerald Gem Geraniums:This is a Geraniums with chartreuse leaves and red orange flowers.::4.18.05
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.::
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae caltha palustris:Marsh Marigold, Cowslip: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
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
Plantaginaceae::Blue Buckle Penstemon:A cultivar of the native Wandbloom Penstemon with better flowers.:(pen-STE-mon):
Tropaelolaceae::Naturium Empress of India:This Nasturtium has deep green to olive green leaves with crimson red flowers.:(troo-PEE-oo-lum)(MA-jus):
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):
Caprifoliaceae::Sambucus nigra 'Pulverulenta':A medium sized shrub with splashed variegation. Could be less vigorous than other Sambucus.:(sam-BOO-kus)(NY-grah):
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):
Araliaceae:araliaceae hedera helix birds foot:Birds Foot English Ivy:This section contains pictures of named English Ivy that have thinner pointed leaves. These are called the Birds Foot Ivy.:(Head-er-ah)(HEE-licks):4.9.5
Piperaceae:piperaceae peperomia caperata emerald ripple:Emerald Ripple Peperomia:One of the popular Peperomia's. The small heart-shaped leaves are corrugated and quilted like a washboard. Refer to Peperomia "Red Ripple" for a complete cultural listing for this plant.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh):rev 02.11.02 5.6.05
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):
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
Caprifoliaceae ::Golden Leaf European Cranberry Bush:A yellow leaf form of the European Cranberrybush.::
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
Oleaceae::Leopold Lilac::(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Aceraceae::Bloodgood Japanese Maple:One of the more popular red foliage Japanese Maples, especially in zone #5.:(AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
Poaceae ::Dallas Blues Switch Grass:A large warm season grass with blue foliage.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
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
Valarianaceae::Red Valerian, Pretty Betsy, Jupiter's Beard:An old fashion easy to grow plant.:(sen-TRAN-thus)(REW-ber):
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):
Cornaceae:cornaceae cornus racemosa:Gray Twig Dogwood:A medium to tall, wide spreading native shrub.::06.17.02 5.15.05
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):
Betulaceae ::Heritage Birch:A cultivar of the native River Birch with bark more similar to the Paper Birch.::
Acanthaceae::Zebra Plant:The common names comes from the white venation.::
Papaveraceae::Opium Poppy, Common Poppy:A beautiful but poisous plant from which opium is dervied. In many places it is illegal to grow this plant.::
Asteraceae::Cupid's Dart, Cupids Dart:A short lived perennial with blue flower.:(kat-a-NAN-ke)(se-RU-lee-ah):
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.::
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):
Asteraceae::Diablo Cosmos:A free flowering Cosmos with hues of oranges and reds.:(KOZ-mos)(sul-fer-EE-us):
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae salvia sinaloensis:Sinaloa Blue Sage:A native Mexican Salvia with true blue flowers.::4.22.05
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
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):
Lamiaceae::Six Hills Giant Catmint:A large Catmint with violet blue flowers.:(NE-peh-tah):
Saxifragaceae::Bridal Veil Astilbe, Brautschleier Astilbe:An old stand by white Astilbe.:(as-TIL-bee):
Salicaceae ::Silky White Willow:::
Caprifoliaceae ::Goldflame Honeysuckle Vine:A fast growing vine with interesting tubular pink to yellow flowers.:(lon-ISS-er-a)(hek-ROT-ee-eye):
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):
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.::07.06.03
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):
Dipsacaceae::Crimson Pin Cushion Knautia:Produces small pin cushion like flowers on wiry stems.:(NOT-ee-uh):
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
Alstroemeriaceae::Princess Lily Zavinia, Alstromeria Zavinia:A vigorous easy grow Princess Lily with salmon pink Flowers:(al-stro-MARE-ee-ah):
Lamiaceae ::Summer Savory, Savory:A herb native to the Mediterranean. Used as a culinary hear.::
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
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
Cannaceae::Australia Canna:A stunning plant with deep burgundy colored foliage and red flowers.::
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
Asteraceae::Red Velvet Achillea:An Yarrow with dark red non-fading flowers.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
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):
Anacardiaceae:anacardiaceae cotinus obovatus:American Smoke Tree, Chittamwood:A large shrub or small tree with puffy smoke-like flowers.::4.8.5
Fagaceae::Copper Beech:A large tree with copper colored leaves in the spring changing to dark purple:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Caryophyllaceae ::Flashing Lights Dianthus, Flashing Lights Maiden Pinks:A mat forming trailing perennial with red flowers.::
Saxifragaceae::Lime Rickey Coral Bells:A Coral Bells with ruffled lime green to yellow foliage. :(HEW-ker-ah):
Campanulaceae ::Bellissimo Blue :A Campanula carpatica cultivar with blue flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)((kar-PAT-i-ka):
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
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.::
Scrophulariaceae ::Angelonia Angel Mist Series, Angelonia Serena, Summer Snapdragon Serena:An Angelonia series with compact plants with compact flowers. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:3/4” across, two-lipped snapdragon-like, borne on compact terminal racemes:
Liliaceae ::Killarney Red Garkic:A rocambole type having white papery skin over reddish cloves.:(AL-ee-um):
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 and vertical form for the combinations. An extremely tough plant::
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):
Magnoliaceae::Spring Snow Magnolia:A white flowering Magnolia.:(mag-NO-li-ah)(LEEB-ner-eye):
Rosaceae::Double Play Big Bang Spirea:A "Goldflame" type Spirea with colorful foliage and large pink flowers.:(spy-REE-a)(juh-PON-ih-kuh):
Ginkgoaceae::Princeton Sentry Ginkgo:An all male cultivar of Sentry Ginkgo.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Buxaceae:buxaceae pachysandra procumbens:Alleghany Pachysandra, Allegany 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
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::False mayweed, Scentless chamomile, False Chamimile:A plant with good floral characteristics but has become a noxious weed in many areas.::
Araceae::Elephant Ears, Giant Taro:Produces large green leaves adding a tropical feel to the garden.::
Caprifoliaceae::Thundercloud Elderberry:A dark purple foliage Elderberry.:(sam-BU-kus)(NIE-gra):
Cupressaceae::Green Sargent Juniper:A lighter green version of Sargent Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Grossulariaceae:grossulariaceae ribes alpinium green mound:Greenmound 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
Cupressaceae ::Hetzi Columnaris Juniper:An upright growing Juniper with green foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):11.09.05
Ranunculaceae::Royal Aspiration Delphium:::
Commelinaceae::Purple Inch Plant:An easy to grow vine for the indoors.:(tray-dess-CAN-tee-ah):
Cyperaceae ::Frosted Curls Sedge:A weeping Sedge with two toned foliage.:(KAIR-ex)(KOH-manz):
Magnoliaceae::Alexandrina Magnolia:A medium size tree with darker flowers than the standard Saucer Magnolia.:(mag-NO-lee-uh)(soo-lan-jee-AY-nuh):
Fabaceae::Edo Shirbori 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):
: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
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):
::Mildew:Mildew is the generic name for the fungus that causes plant diseases. ::
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):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Lidakense:A tough bluish foliage mounding plant with pink flowers.::
Poaceae::Wind Whispers Stipa:A fine leaved grass that easily moves with the slightest breeze.:(STYE-pah)(ten-yoo-IS-ih-mah):
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):
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):
Cupressaceae::Daubs Frosted Juniper:A two toned spreading Juniper with frosted gold tips bluish green inner foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
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
Saxifragaceae::Astilboides:The large leaves adds a tropical look to the not so tropical cooler climate gardens::
Agavaceae::Yellow marginated Queen Victoria Agave Agave Golden Princess, Agave Kazo Bana:A variegated form of the Agave victoriae-reginae. These particular plants maybe Agavae 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):
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.::
Asteraceae::Raydon's Favorite Aster:A later blooming plant with blue Aster flowers.::
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):
Verbenaceae ::Verbena rigida, Coarse Verbena, Sandpaper Verbena:A low growing Verbena producing bright purple or magenta flowers.::
Poaceae::Heavy Metal Switch Grass:A metallic blue, columnar Switch Grass:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Magnoliaceae::Lennei Magnolia:A Saucer Magnolia hybrid with dark purple tepals and white centers.:(mag-NO-li-ah) (suu-lan-gee-A-na):
Caprifoliaceae::Yellow Net Honeysuckle:A twinning climbing Honeysuckle vein with yellow reticulated veined leaves.:(lon-ISS-er-a):
Araceae::Giant Elephant Ears, Giant Colocasia:A green foliage Elephant Ears that reach gigantic size.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-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):
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Jane:A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
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.::
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
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Picate series:A compact Salvia with a large pallet of colors.:(sal-VEE-a)(SPLEN-denz):
Plantaginaceae::Elfin Pink Penstemon:A Penstemon cultivar with pink flowers:(pen-STE-mon)(bar-BAY-tus):
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
Caprifoliaceae::Viburnum Aureum:A golden yellow leaved Viburnum.::
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
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
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Euphorbiodes:An improved form of S. aizoon an old fashion cottage garden plant.::
Aceraceae::Three-Flowered Maple:A small Maple tree tolerant of shaded conditions with exfoliating bark.:(AYE-cer)(try-FLOR-um):11.23.05
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
Salicaceae ::Rosemary Willow, Hoary Willow:A medium size shrub with Rosemary-like foliage.:(SAY-lik)(el-ee-AG-nos):
Rosaceae ::Lavender Dream Rose:A busy arching, medium size shrub rose with semi-double lavender-pink flowers.::03.30.06
Saxifragaceae::Featherleaf Rodgersia:Large plants for the shaded moist areas of the garden.:(rod-JERZ-ee-ah):
Acanthaceae::Black Varnish Plant:A medium upright annual with dark colored leaves.:(soo-de-AN-tha-mum)(at-ro-per-PER-ee-um):
Asteraceae::Silver Leaf Sunflower:A multibranched sunflowers with silver-gray leaves.:(hee-lee-AN-thus)(ar-GA-fil-us):
Lamiaceae ::Coleus Fishnet Stockings :A striking Coleus with fishnet patterned veins.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez0:
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer saccharinum:Silver Maple:This section contains pictures of Silver Maple in the landscape. Refer back to Silver Maple Natural site for more information on this plant.::12.29.03 4.7.5
Gentianaceae::Blue Cross Gentian, Star Gentian:A rather easy to grow Gentian.::
Rosaceae:rosaceae fragaria pink panther:Pink Panther Alpine Strawberry:A pink flowering version of the Red Alpine Strawberry.::5.14.05
Liliaceae::Hosta Gold Edger:A dense mounding Hosta with chartreuse to gold foliage.::
Caryophyllaceae ::Bristol Fairy Baby's Breath:A Baby's Breath cultivar with double white flowers.:(gyp-SOFF-ill-un)(pa-nik-ew-LAY-ta):
Rubiaceae::Misty Woodruff:A good rock garden plant for the full sun.:(as-PER-yew-la):
Rosaceae::Adams Ornamental Crab, Adams Flowering Crab:A nice pink flowering Ornamental Crab tree.::
Taxodiaceae::Flushing Yew:A slender form of the Yew.:(TAX-us):
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
Malvaceae ::Hibiscus Cherie:A tropical Hibiscus with large orange flowers with a red throat. Great plant for containers.::
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 ::
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
Polygonaceae::Snake Weed, Superba Snakewwed:An improved cultivars of the Snakeweed.:(per-si-KAR-ee-ah)(bis-TOR-ta):
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
Tiliaceae::Sterling Linden:A large pyramidal Linden.:(TIL-i-a)(toe-men-TOE-sa):
Pinaceae ::Gnome Mugo Pine, Gnom Mugo Pine:A slow growing compact Mugo Pine.::
Rosaceae::Double Flowering Kerria:A double flowering form of Kerria.:(KER-i-ah)(ja-PON-i-Ka):
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
Aceraceae::Hedge Maple:::
Araliaceae::Variegated Dwarf Umbrella Plant, Variegated Arboricola:A relatively easy plant to grow for the moderate to bright areas of the house.::
Rosaceae::Double Knock Out Rose:A double version of the extremely popular Knockout Rose.::
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.::
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):
Boraginaceae::Simply Scentsational Heliotrop:A Heliotrope with lavender flowers and yellow throats.:(hee-li-oo-TROP-i-um)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
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.::
Caprifoliaceae::Linearis Thread Leaf Elderberry:A green leaf form of Sambucus with finely cut leaves.:(sam-BOO-kus)(NY-grah):
Liliaceae::Gold Crown, Hosa Fortunei Marginata:A heirloom Hosta with green foliage and gold yellow to yellow margins.::
Zygophyllaceae:zygophyllaceae tribulus terrestris:Puncturevine, Clatrop:This plant considered a noxious weed.::
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
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae astillbe:Astillbe:A group of plants if grown in an area to their liking will produce colorful plumes of flowers. Need a moist shady site.::6.1.05
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Biokovo Karmina::(jer-AY-nee-um)(kan-tuh-brij-ee-EN-see):
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
Araliaceae::Hardy English Ivy :A woody evergreen vine or ground cover. Has escaped and become an invasive weed.::
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
Cactaceae::Birds Nest Cactus:An easy to grow mounding cactus with white flowers tucked under the intertwining spines,::
Geraniaceae::Orange flowering Geraniums:Images and information on Geraniums with orange flowers.::
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):
Onagraceae::Windchime Fuchsia:A very floriferous Fuchsia with red and white pendulous flowers.:(fyew-sha):
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):
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.::
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):
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):
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
Polemoniaceae::Garden Phlox Tracy's Treasure:A tall Garden Phlox with soft pink flowers.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Pot of Gold:An improved selection of Rudbeckia Goldstrum.:(rud-BEK-ee-ah)(FULL-jih-dah) variety (sul-ih-VAN-tee-eye):
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
Cyperaceae::Red Rooster Carex:An upright arching Carex with rusty copper bronze red foliage.:(KAIR-ex)(boo-kah-NAN-ee-eye):
Lamiaceae::Salvia Van Houttei:A large tender perennial Salvia.:(sal-VEE-a):
Hippocastanaceae:hippocastanaceae aesculus hippocastanum:Horse Chestnut: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
Asteraceae:asteraceae artemesia stellerana:Silver Brocade Artemesia:A low growing silvery foliage perennial that is tolerant of some draught.:ar-ti-MEE-si-a):
Primulaceae::Primula Red Colors, Primula Rote Farben:Early blooming perennials with red flowers for the shaded areas of the garden.:(PRIM-eu-la):
Araliaceae:araliaceae hedera helix:English Ivy:English Ivy is a relatively easy plant to grow. Give it a bright cool window and keep it evenly moist. Some varieties are hardy to Zone #5. There are hundreds of different cultivars on the market.:(Head-er-ah)(HEE-licks):4.9.5
Ericaceae::Candy Lights Rhododendron:A cultivar of the Northern Lights series of Rhododendron with light lavender flowers.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
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):
Cactaceae:cactaceae notocactus leninghausii:Golden Ball Cactus:::4.12.5
Vitaceae:vitaceae cissus rhombifolia:Grape Ivy:A moderately hard plant to grow, good for moderate lit areas of the house.:(SISS-us):4.21.05, 09.16.05
Rosaceae::Newport Plum:A medium size tree and one of the hardiest of all purple plums.::
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):
Rosaceae ::Golden Elf Spirea:A small bright yellow colored Spirea.::
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 ::
Pinaceae:pinaceae larix kaempferi pendula:Pendula Japanese Larch:A weeping form of the Japanese Larch.:LAR-iks)(KEM-fer-eye):5.3.05
Cupressaceae::Lemon Thread False Cypress:Lemon yellow thread-like foliage is the main feature of this plant.:(kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):
:::Images of Tulips growing in gardens.::
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Yellow Polka Dot Bikini:A Rudbeckia with thinner leaves and flowers have more yellow.:(rud-BEK-ee-ah)(FULL-jih-dah) variety (sul-ih-VAN-tee-eye):
Aceraceae::Bonfire Maple:A fast growing Sugar Maple selection with good heat resistance and fall foliage color.::11.22.05
Cyperaceae::Creeping Variegated Broad Leaf Sedge:A slowly spreading variegated Sedge from underground stems.:(KAIR-ex)(sih-der-OH-stih-kah):
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):
Ranunculaceae::Madame Julia Correvon Clematis:A red flowering deciduous Clematis. An older variety.::
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
Lamiaceae ::Aureo Marginatus Plectranthus:A tender perennial that can be grown as annual or a house plant.:(plek-RAN-thus)(FOR-ster-ii):
Cupressaceae ::Blue Forest Juniper:The branches grow upright resembling a miniature forest.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(sa-BEE-na):01.30.05
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):
Solanaceae:solanaceae solanum dulcamara:Nighshade, bittersweet, bittersweet nightshade, bitter nightshade, blue bindweed, Amara Dulcis,[3] climbing nightshade, fellenwort, felonwood, poisonberry, poisonflower, scarlet berry, snakeberry,[4][:A weak vine having purple flowers with a yellow center. The leaves and fruit are toxic.::02.24.02 6.25.05
Ranunculaceae::Hype Hall Clematis:A Clematis with white colored flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Begoniaceae::Santa Cruz Sunset Begonia:A pendulous Begonia with red to orange flowers.::
Pinaceae::Serbian Spruce, Servian Spruce:Probably one of the lesser used Spruce. Has a tight pyramidal growth habit.:(PIE-see-a)(oh-mor-E-ka):
Campanulaceae ::Blaue Glocke Ballon 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):
Agavaceae::Blue Star Agavae:A blue colored spineless Agave. ::
Begoniaceae::Posy Wahl Begonia:An upright Begonia with deep pink pendulous flowers.: :
Rosaceae:rosaceae spiraea x bumalda magic carpet:Spirea Magic Carpet:A new compact improvement of the ever popular Goldflame Spirea.::07.25.03 5.27.05
Apiaceae::Blue Hobbit Sea Holly:One of the shorter Sea Holly cultivars.:(e-RIN-ji-um):
Crassulaceae::Jaws Sedum:A sport of Sedum Autumn Joy with serrated incurred leaves that look like Jaws.::
Betulaceae ::Purple Weeping Birch:An unnamed cultivar with dark purple leaves of Betula pendula.:(Bet-u-lah)(PEN-due-la):
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):
Poaceae ::Grosse Fountaine Miscanthus:A large ornamental grass with silvey plumes. :(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
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
Poaceae::Pixie Fountain Tufted Hair Grass:A compact Tufted Hair Grass cultivar.:(deh-SHAMP-see-ah)(ses-pih-TOH-sah):
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::Betty Corning Clematis:Clematis with bell shaped nodding flowers that are hardy an:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Scrophulariaceae:scrophulriaceae veronica incanna minuet:Veronica Minuet:A 12-18" plant for the full sun area of the garden. Gray foliage with soft pink flowers..:(veh-RON-ih-kuh)(in-KAN-nuh):07.30.03 6.24.05, a
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
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus zing Rose:A mat forming hardy Dianthus with red flowers.: (dye-AN-thus)(del-TOY-deez):
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):
Aizoaceae:aizoaceae pleiospilos bolusii: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):10.18.02 5.7.5
Acanthaceae::Yellow Queen Shrimp Plant:This version of the Shrimp plant has yellow bracts.::
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
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
Fabaceae::Ruby Moon Hyacinth Bean plant:A vigorous ornamental vine grown by Thomas Jefferson (species plant).:(LAB-lab):
Violaceae::Viola Antique shades, Pansy Antique Shades:Large flowering plants with flowers in antique shades.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
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):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum album, White Stonecrop, Worm Grass: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.::
Rosaceae::Golden Thumbelina Spirea:A dwarf yellow leaf Spirea:(spy-REE-ah):
Poaceae::Prairie Cord grass, Freshwater Cord grass, Marshgrass, Rip gut:A thicket forming, rhizome spreading grass native to wet areas.::
Caprifoliaceae ::Weigela maximiowiczi:An unusual Weigela with yellow flowers.:Iwi-GEE-la)(max-im-oh-WIX-ee-i):
:::Images of annual gardens.::
Asteraceae::Sombrero Hot Coral Coneflower:A seed strain of Coneflowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Brassicaceae::Lemon Zest Wallflower:A Wallflower with bright yellow flowers. A good companion for Pansies.:(e-RIH-sih-mum):
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
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
Lamiaceae::Salvia Gruppenblau:A older German Salvia Hybrid. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(SAL-vee-a)(fa-rih-NAY-see-a):
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):
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
Hydrangeaceae ::Kyushu Hydrangea:An upright selection with lustrous green foliage.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
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):
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
Asclepiadaceae:asclepiadaceae asclepias verticillata:Whorled Milkweed:An interesting member of the Milkweed genus. Has thin linear leaves and small greenish-white flowers.::
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):
Betulaceae::Dakota Pinnacle Birch, Fargo Birch:A medium size pyramidal tree that is proving to be very hardy.::
Caprifoliaceae::Briant Rubidor Weigela, Olympiade Weigelia, :A bright yellow to chartreuse colored plant with red flower.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Poaceae::Pygmy Bamboo:A dwarf green Bamboo.:(plee-o-blast-us)(pig-MAY-us) :
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
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):
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
Poaceae::Candain Wild Rye, WIld Rye, Nodding Wild Rye:A cool season, clump-forming North American native ornamental bunch grass with arching, wheat/rye-like flowers.::
Asteraceae::China Aster:A good annual for cut flowers.::
Oleaceae:oleaceae fraxinus americana autumn purple:Autumn Purple Ash:A selection of White Ash with a deep reddish purple fall color.:(FRACK-sih-nus)(ah-mair-i-KAY-nuh):4.30.05
Scrophulariaceae::Croftway Coral Princess Phygelius:A newer Phygelius cultivar with salmon pink flowers and stronger stems.:(fye-geal-EE-us)(ee-KWA-liss):
Ranunculaceae::Peony Rubra Plena, Memorial Day Peony:An heirloom Peony, short compact plant with double red flowers.:(pay-OHN-ee-uh):
Geraniaceae::Burgundy Pelargonium, Kalwerbossie Geranium:A dramatic combination of the silvery foliage and dark wine red colored flowers.:(pel-r-GO-ni-um):
Hydrangeaceae:hydrangeaceae hydrangea grandiflora:Anabelle 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
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
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):
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
Caryophyllaceae ::Dynasty series:Lightly scented carnation like blooms.:(die-AN-thus)(bar-BAY-tus):
Rosaceae:rosaceae spiraea japonica neon flash:Spirea Neon Flash:An improved version of the old standby Anthony Waterer Spirea.::5.15.05
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae caradmine bulbosa:Spring Cress, Bulbous Cress:A wild flower found blooming in shaded moist areas.::5.21.02 4.11.5
Poaceae::Common wood-reed, Sweet wood-reed, stout wood-reed:A tall attractive native grass can be used in woodland plantings::
Taxodiaceae::David English Yew:An upright Yew commonly used for hedges.:(TAKS-us):
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):
Hydrangeaceae::Incredible Spirit Hydrangea:A pink flowering form of the heirloom Hydrangea Annabelle.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Araceae::Chinese Evergreen cultivars:This section contains pictures of the different Chinese Evergreen cultivars. ::4.8.5
Hydrangeaceae::White Sensation Mach Orange, Snow Fantasy Mach Orange:A double flowering Mach Orange hybrid. Medium in spread and height.:(fil-ah-DEL-fus):
Pinaceae::Black Hills Spruce:A denser version of the White Spruce:PI-see-a)(GLAW-ka):
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
Rosaceae::White Meadow Sweet, Narrowleaf Meadowsweet, Pale Bridewort or Pipestem:A native shrub found growing in wet areas.::
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
Lamiaceae::Giant Purple Hyssop:A tall late blooming hardy perennial.:(ah-gas-TAH-kee):6.18.05
Rosaceae::Potentilla Pink Beauty:A pink flowering Potentilla.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
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):
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):
Saxifragaceae::Heuchera Miracle, Miracle Coralbells:A plant that I have heard described to be the Heuchera with Coleus colors.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Lamiaceae::Lemon Monarda, Lemon Mint, Lemon Beebalm, Lemon Horsemint, Plains Horsemint, Lemon Bergamot:A fragrant Monarda grown as an annual.::
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
Verbenaceae::Caryopteris First Choice, First Choice Blue Beard:A small shrub with dark purple flowers in late summer to early fall.:(kar-i-OP-ter-is)(klan-do-NEN-sis):12.20.05
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
Liliaceae::I'm So Blue Hosta:A medium to large Hosta with cupped blue leaves.::
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):
Pinaceae ::R. Kluis Blue Spruce:A slow growing very blue spruce cultivar.::
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.::
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae astillbe chinenesis:Astilbe Visions:An Astilbe with raspberry pink flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee)(chi-NEN-sis):6.1.05
Violaceae::Pansy Panola series:A multitude of different flower colors are found in this series.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
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):
Campanulaceae::Pantaloons Campanula:A vigorous growing Campanula with double flowers.:(kam-PAN-yew-lah)(punk-TAH-tah):
Ericaceae:ericaceae rhododendron silvery pink:Rhododendron Pioneer Silvery Pink:A early blooming silver pink Rhododendron. :(roh-do-DEN-dron):5.17.05
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):
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::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):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium macrorrhizum brevans:Brevan's Variety:A variety of Geranium macrorrhizum with deep red sepals and deep magenta petals. ::01.03.04 4.18.05
Lamiaceae::Doone Valley Thyme:A lemon Thyme cultivar with variegated foliage.:(TY-muss):
Oleaceae::Triste Barbaro Lilac:A dark purple Lilac.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
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):
Asteraceae::St. Mary's Thistle, Blessed Thistle, Milk Thistle:Looks like and feels like a thistle with interesting marbled variegated prickly foliage.::02.24.06
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) :
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
Liliaceae::Tangerine Daylily:A heirloom Daylily with tangerine oragne flowers.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
Poaceae::Little Blue Stem Carousel:A dwarf some what mounded Little Blue Stem cultivar.:(skits-ah-KEER-ee-um)(skoh-PAIR-ee-um):
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
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):
Caprifoliaceae::Pink Princess Weigelia:A compact lavender pink flowering Weigela.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
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.::5.14.05
Caprifoliaceae::Common Snowberry:A native tough shrub with limited ornamental value except it's white fruit.:(sim-fo-ri-KAR-pos)(Al-bus):
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
Araliaceae:araliaceae dizygotheca elegantissima cultivars:False Aralia cultivars:This section contains pictures and descriptions of False Aralia cultivars.::02.22.02 4.9.5
Celastraceae::Ivory Jade Euonymus:A mounding variegated Euonymus.::
Apocynaceae::VInca Sterling SIlver, Periwinkle:A good ground cover plant for the shaded areas having variegated foliage and blue flowers.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):
Solanaceae::Dwarf White Bedder Nicotiana:A dwarf busy plant loaded with scented white flower.:(nih-ko-shee-AH-nuh):
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
Ranunculaceae::Delphinium Streichen Strain:Adds a striking vertical accent to the garden but comes with the price of high maintenance.:(del-FIN-ee-um):
Poaceae::Switch Grass North Wind:A tight upright Switch Grass cultivar.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):aa
Lamiaceae ::Chocolate Truffles Ajuga:Depending on the light and growing conditions, this Ajuga can get very dark.:a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
Boraginaceae::Common Comphrey:A plant that has been used as a herb for over one thousand years.:(SIM-fi-tum):
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):
Convolvulaceae::Sweet Potato Vine Bronze Beauty:A bronze colored Sweet Potato Vine with spade shaped leaves:(ip-oh-MEE-a)(bat-TAT-as):
Apocynaceae::Hot Pink Desert Rose:A vigorous cultivar of Desert Rose with pink flowers. Thrive best in full sun warm conditions.::
Hydrophyllaceae::Virginia Water leaf, John's-cabbage, Shawnee-salad:A native wild flower for moist areas. ::
Aceraceae::Autumn Moon Japanese Maple:Leaf color depends on if was grown in the full sun or shade.:(shir-ah-sa-WAN-um):
Liliaceae ::Lily of the Valley:An aggressive ground cover for the semi-shaded moist areas.:(kon-val-AIR-ia):6.9.05
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):
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
Papilionaceae::Babtisia Carolina Moonlight:A vigorous, easy to grow long lived perennial.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
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):
Poaceae::Calamagrostis Over Dam:An ornamental grass with variegate foliage.::
Lamiaceae::Ajuga Mahogany:An Ajuga with very dark black to burgundy to mahogany foliage.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
Crassulaceae::Lemon Coral Sedum:A low growing carpet Sedum with yellow flowers and yellow foliage. Can be used to trail over pots, rocks, etc.::
Malvaceae::Jazzberry Jam Hibiscus:A newer hardy Hibiscus cultivar with bright magenta-pink flowers.::
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
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium hortorum dwarf:Dwarf Geraniums:This data sections contains pictures of the Dwarf or miniature Geraniums. :(pe-lar-GO-nee-um):4.18.05
Magnoliaceae::Star Magnolia cultivar:An unamed cultivar of the Star Magnolia.:(mag-NO-lee-uh)(stell-AY-tuh):
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
Iridaceae::Dwarf Iris:The shortest and earliest blooming of the Bearded Iris.::03.16.06
Asteraceae::Marigold Disco series:A short Marigold with single flowers and a wide array of colors.::
Crassulaceae::Pink Frills Echeveria:Pink Frills forms a rosette of bluish succulent leaves with a pink tinge.:(ech-e-VER-i-a):
Caryophyllaceae::Sternberg’s Pink:A good rock garden Dianthus with fragrant fringed flowers.::
Poaceae::Gold Meadow Foxtail :Forms tufted gold mounds of yellow variegated leaves.:(al-o-PEK-u-rus)(prah-TEN-sis):
Apocynaceae::White Periwinkle:A white form of Periwinkle. Can be less vigorous than the common blue Periwinkle.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor)(al-BAA):
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):
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):
Ulmaceae::Regal Elm:An hybrid Elm introduced by the the University of Wisconsin with resistance to Dutch Elm disease.:(UL-mus):
Hydrangeaceae ::Incredibal 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.::
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
Labiatae ::Petitie Delight Monarda:A short Monarda with pink flowers.:(mo-NAR-da):
Caryophyllaceae::Frosty Fire Dianthus:A cherry red Dianthus reported to be tolerant of hot weather::
Rosaceae::Sugar Tyme Flowering Crab:A white flowering Crab tree.::
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
Pinaceae::Weeping White Spruce, Pendula WHite Spruce:A columnar tree with upright leader and weeping branches.:(PI-see-ah)(GLAW-ka):
::Berm 1:::
Lamiaceae::Playin The Blues Salvia:A free blooming tall Salvia tender perennial grown as an annual in colder climates.::
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
Cupressaceae::Berckmans Golden Arborvitae:A golden yellow to yellow colored foliage globose shaped semi-dwarf evergreen.::
Agavaceae::Yucca Color Guard:A Yucca cultivar with yellow striped leaves that hold up throughout the entire summer.::03.30.06
Asteraceae::Mr. Majestic Matigold:A compact marigold with maroon stripes on the flowers.::
Araceae::Neon Devils Ivy:A bright yellow form of the Devils Ivy.::
Poaceae::Tufted Hairgrass:Produces tufted mounds of dark green foliage. The flowers are loose and airy.:(deh-SHAMP-see-ah)(ses-pih-TOH-sah):
Asteraceae::Dwarf Curry Plant:A dwarf version of the Curry plant.:(he-lee-KRIS-um):
Iridaceae::Fairy Iris, Large Wild Iris, Fortnight lily, African Iris, Butterfly Iris:A spreading, evergreen perennial native to South Africa.::12.10
Ericaceae::April Dawn Rhododendron:A medium sized, hardy Rhododendron with lots of flowers.::
Anacardiaceae::Grace Smoke Bush:A Smoke bush cultivar with massive panicles of pink flowers.:(ko-TI-nus)(ko-GIG-ri-a):
Liliaceae::Pineaplle Upside Down Cake:A fast growing Hosta with changing leaf color.::
Poaceae::Red Head Pennisetum:An early blooming Pennisetum with red hued flower heads produced in abundance.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
Rosaceae::Flowering Crab Golf Course:An upright to rounded white flowering Crab.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae aster novi-belgii photo album:Aster novi-belgii photo album:::4.9.5
Compositae::Zinnia Zowie:A Zinnia with an intense color combination in it's flowers. A 2006 All American Selection.:(zin-EE-a)(EL-e-genz):
Ranunculaceae::White Common Monkshood:A white blooming form of the Common Monkshood.:(ak-CO-nie-tum)(na-PEL-lus):
Ericaceae:ericaceae rhododendron yedoense var. pouchanense:Korean Rhododendron:::5.17.05
Piperaceae ::Red Edge Peperomia:A small shrubby Peperomia with red edges on he leaves.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh) :
Lamiaceae::Apricot Spirit Agastache, Apricot Spirit Hyssop:A free flowering compact Agastache.:(ag-ah-STACH-ee)(rew-PES-tris):
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):
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):
Araceae::Tannia, Golden Elephant Ear, Lime Zinger:Large bright chartreuse leaves add a bright spot to a partial shaded area of the garden::
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
Oleaceae::Albert B Holden Lilac:A Lilac with dark purple buds opening to deep purple flowers.::
Gentianaceae:gentianaceae gentianopsis crinita:Fringed Gentian:This Gentian has fringed petals.::11.21.02 5.18.05
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.::
Rosaceae::Jet Trail Flowering Quince:A white flowering Flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez):
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):
Asteraceae::Cineraria Giovanna's Selection, Tall Cineraria:A tall Cineraria with flowers in blues and purples. :(sen-NEE-shee-oh):
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Snow Hill:A white flowering form of perennial Salvia.:(SAL-vie-a):03.06.06
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea abies clanbrassiliana:Tolleymore Spruce:A very slow growing dwarf conifer.:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):5.3.05
Primulaceae ::Cortusa-leaved Primula:::
Pinaceae::Baby Blue Eyes Spruce:Considered a semi-dwarf blue Spruce. :(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
Cyperaceae ::Variegated Palm Sedge:Resembles a small palm tree with a clear yellow border around the leaves.:(KAIR-ex)(mus-king-goo-MEN-sis):
Amaranthaceae::Partytime Josephs Coat, Partytime Alternanthera:A Josephs Coat cultivar with pink and green leaves.:(al-ter-NANTH-ur-uh)(fy-KOY-dee-uh) :
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):
Ginkgoaceae::Sentry Ginkgo:A strongly columnar Ginkgo with brilliant fall coloration.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Lamiaceae::Salvia Amethyst:Blue and purple color is the most common flower found in the perennial Salvias. Salvia Amethyst flowers have a lilac to soft pink color.:(SAL-vee-a):
Cyperaceae ::Carex Snowline:Grows best in partial shade moist conditions forms arching tufts of narrow green variegated leaves.:(KAIR-ex)(KON-ih-kah):
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
Poaceae ::Prairie Sky Switch Grass:A selection of Switch Grass with blue foliage.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Crassulaceae::Sedum Maestro:A medium size perennial with pink flowers and bluish to purple foliage. Best in the full sun.::
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Gold Star:A hardy yellow flowering Magnolia.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
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):
Oleaceae:oleaceae forsythia gold leaf cultivars:Gold Leaf Forsythia Cultivars:::6.22.02
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
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
Aceraceae ::Northwood Maple:A selection of Red Maple.: (AY-ser)(rue-BRUM):11.22.05
Brassicaceae::Flixweed:A large growing plant with highly dissected leaves.::1.12.05
Asteraceae:asteraceae liatris spicata kobold:Liatris Kobold:A shorter version of the species plant.::4.10.5
Aceraceae::Greencolumn Maple:A broad columnar Maple with golden yellow fall foliage.:(AY-ser)(sack-AR-rum):
Fagaceae::Dawyck European Beech:A tall upright cultivar of the European Beech:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Brassicaceae::Vintage series Stock:A dwarf compact series of Stock.:(ma-the-OH-luh)(in-CAN-nuh):
Ranunculaceae::Spring Magic Columbines:A series of shorter Columbine for the front of a garden.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
Poaceae::Morning Light Miscanthus:A 4-5 foot growing grass with a clean variegated narrow leaf.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
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
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):
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
:wicker::::
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
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
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 a vertical form for the combinations. An extremely rugged plant.:(kor-dil-LYE-nee):
Rosaceae::Rancho Flowering Pear:A broadly pyramidal form of Bradfords Pear.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
Liliaceae::Muscari Valarie Finnis:A Muscari cultivar with ice blue flowers.::
Asteraceae::Elecampane, Horse-heal, Marchalan: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.::
Cyperaceae ::Carex elata aurea:A gold leaf tuft forming sedge. this may be the same plant as Bowles Golden Sedge.:(KAIR-ex):
Onagraceae::Billy Green Fuchcia:An upright Fuchsia with pendant tubular salmon flowers.:(FEW-she-uh):
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):
Lamiaceae::Bells of Ireland, Lady in the Bathtube, Shell FLower:Vertical plant with green colored bell shaped calyxes.:(mol-you-Chel-uh):
Araceae::Washington Palm, Fan Palm:A very tall growing palm used as large landscape palms in warmer hardiness zones.::
Malvaceae::Mallow, French Hollyhock :A short lived annual or perennial that will refill your garden with many volunteer plants.::
Asteraceae::Helianthus Soraya, Soraya Sunflower:A multistemed Sunflower with orangish flowers.:(hee-lee-AN-thus)(AN-yoo-us):
Plantaginaceae::Carillo Red Penstemon:A seed grown red flowering Penstemon. A Fleuroselect winner.:(pen-STE-mon):
Ulmaceae::Danada Charm Hybrid Elm,Morton Red Tip Elm:A large vase shaped tree with reddish emerging leaves. :(UL-mus):
Saxifragaceae::Red Sentinel Astilbe:A medium to tall Astilbe with deep red flowers.::
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
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
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta fortunei obscura:Hosta obscura:A very old cultivar with dark green leaves.::4.26.05
Papilionaceae::Babtisia Starlite Prairieblues:A new cultivar of the Babtisia with large light blue flowers.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Blue Eyes:A short plant with blue flowers.:(ve-RON-i-ca):
Asteraceae :asteraceae helichrysum petiolare limelight:Lime Light Licorice Plant:A yellow colored Licorice Plant. ::
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
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
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):
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):
Liliaceae::Squash Casserole:A large Hosta with chartreuse leaves.::
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
Magnoliaceae::Ivory Chalice Magnolia:A hybrid Magnolia with Ivory colored chalice shaped at maturity.:(mag-NO-li-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):
Lamiaceae::Archers Gold Thyme:A Thyme with gold to yellow foliage the entire growing season.:(TY-muss):
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):
Liliaceae::Hosta Aureomarginata:A large Hosta with bright golden margins.::
Rosaceae ::Peking Cotoneaster:A tough shrub commonly used for hedges.::
Apocynaceae::Expoflora Vinca:An improved cultivar of the Variegated Vinca vine.:VING-kuh):
Bromeliaceae:bromeliaceae guzmania lingulata:Guzmania:A group of Bromeliads that are a little more difficult to grow, but well worth the effort.::4.12.5
Compositae:compositae zinnia elegans profusion:Zinnia Profusion:A good compact single flowering Zinnia.::5.16.05
Pinaceae ::Boesger Pyramidal Silver Fir:A narrow pyramidal form with deep green foliage.::
Cupressaceae::Technito Arborvitae:A compact version of Techny Arborvitae.::
Polemoniaceae::Charles Curtis Garden Phlox::(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
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) :
Aceraceae::Jade Glenn Maple:An improved cultivar of the Norway Maple.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
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
Begoniaceae ::Buttered Popcorn:A white flowering semi-pendulous Begonia.:be-GON-yuh):
Caprifoliaceae::Viburnum:A very large Viburnum with white flowers.::
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
Dryopteridaceae::Tattering Fern:A chance cultivar of the Lady Fern that physically is entirely different looking.:(ah-THEE-ree-um):
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
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
Oleaceae::Lilac Sensation:A bi color with purple petals and a white edge.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
Poaceae::Pigeon Grass, Yellow Foxtail, Yellow Bristle Grass:An introduced grass from Europe. Found growing all over the USA and Canada.::
Hydrangeaceae::Oakleaf Hydrangea Alice:An Oakleaf Hydrangea with large white inflorescence and tolerates full sun.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(kwer-se-FOH-lee-uh):
Taxodiaceae::Melford English Yew:An narrow upright slow groqing English Yew.:TAXS-us)(ba-KA-ta):
Caprifoliaceae ::Carnaval Weigela:A compact Weigela with red, white and pink flowers.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Pinaceae::Gold Creeping Norway Spruce:A low spreading Spruce with yellow foliage in the spring and fall.::
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Cherokee Sunset:One of the longest blooming of the Rudbeckia hirta hybrids.:(rud-BEK-ee-a:
Rosaceae::Golden Imp Spirea:::
Rosaceae::Chanticleer flowering Pear, Chanticleer Callary Pear, Glens Form Pear, Clevelnad Select Pear:An improved Bradford Pear cultivar.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
Ranunculaceae::Blue Bird Delphinium:A Delphinium with deep blue flowers and white eyes:(del-FIN-ee-um):
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum spurium:Two-row Stone Crop, Sedum spurium:A succulent ground cover that tolerates hot dry areas.::4.15.05
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.::
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:
Acanthaceae::Hairy Wild Petunia:This section contains images of the wild Petunia used in landscape plantings.::
Asteraceae::Flame Thrower Coneflower:An Coneflower hybrid with bicolored flame orange.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah):
Verbenaceae ::Verbena Imagination:A vigorous plant with vibrant purple flowers.:(ver-BEE-na)(spee-cee-OH-sah):
Saxifragaceae::Bergenia SIlver Night:This Bergenia has white pink tinged flowers with red centers.:(ber-GEN-i-a)(kor-di-FOL-i-a):
Ericaceae::April Reign Rhododendron:A smaller Rhododendron with double pink flowers.::
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):
Caprifoliaceae::Beauty Bush:A large old fashion shrub.:(kolk-WIT-ze-a)(a-MAB-a-lis):06.06.06
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) :
Betulaceae ::Purple Haze American Filbert:An American Filbert cultivar with dark reddish purple foliage.::
Aquifoliacea::Winterberry::(EYE-leks):
Hydrangeaceae::Hydrangea Dharuma, Daruma, Darlido:A four foot or so Hydrangea with white inflorescence that are not as full as other Hydrangea.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 10:Bulbocodium Daffodils.:The Bulbocodium Daffodils have usually one flower per stem. The perianth segements 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 centraly to the filament. The filament and styles are usually curved.::03.08.034.8.5
Ranunculaceae::Stormy Columbine:A has dark blue flowers. A very different looking Columbine flower. :(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a)(vul-GAH-ris):
Rosaceae::Ranch Columnar Sargent Cherry:An upright columnar flowering Cherry.:(PRU-nus)(sar-jen-TEE-i):
Asteraceae::Ageratum corymbosum, Flattop Ageratum, Butterfly Mist,:An Ageratum not commonly found for sale.:(ad-jur-RAY-tum)(kor-rim-BOW-sum):
Caprifoliaceae::Wavecrest Viburnum, Wavecrest Sieboldi Viburnum:A large growing Viburnum with red spring foliage and white flowers followed by red berries.:(vy-BER-num):
Verbenaceae::Lucky Red Hot Lantana:An improved Lantana being more compact.:(lan-TAN-ah):
Polemoniaceae::Cleft phlox, Sand phlox, Ten-point phlox:A native Phlox growing in rocky dry soils but very adaptable to rock gardens.::
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
Asteraceae:asteraceae cirsium arvense:Canada Thistle, Field Thistle, Creeping Thistle:A noxious weed that can be a major problem in gardens, landscape plantings or fields.::10.05.02 4.8.5
Verbenaceae::Lanata Flame:A tropical shrub grown as an annual in colder regions. Can be wintered indoors:(lan-TAN-ah):
Cornaceae ::Sunshine Dogwood:A large shrub with gold variegated foliage and yellwo twigs:(KOR-nus)(ser-EE-see-a):
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.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):11-17-01 4.21.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae tulipa single late:Single Late Tulips, Mayflowering Tulips:Single Late Tulips are among the tallest of the garden tulips. They bloom late in the season.::03.21.03 4.27.05
Saxifragaceae::Leatherleaf Bergenia:A plant very similar to Bergenia cordifolia.:(ber-GEN-i-a)(kra-si-FO-lee-ah):
Aceraceae::Autumn Fantasy Maple:A Silver Maple and Red Maple hybrid, with crimson fall foliage.::
Cyperaceae::Carex Amazon Mist:Forms an arching tussock with two tone foliage.:(KAIR-ex)(KOH-manz):
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-jel-O-nee-a)(an-gus-tih-FO-lee-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):
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
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 ???)::
Asteraceae::Aster Hulk, China Aster:The flowers of this plant are totally different from other Asters.::05.14.06
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):
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-r-GO-ni-um):4.18.02 4.18.05
Fagaceae::Tortuosa Purpurea Beech:A spreading dwarf Beech with twisted and contorted branches and purple leaves.::
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae dentaria lacinata:Cut-Leaved Toothwort:A white flowering ephemeral, blooming in the early spring. ::5.05.02 4.11.5
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
Onagraceae:primulaceae oenothera missouriensis greencourt lemon:Greencourt Lemon Evening Primrose:A medium mounding Evening Primrose.::5.10.05
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
Liliaceae::Hosta Mississippi Delta:A large Hosta with blue gray leaves.::
Asteraceae::Parks Extra Double Prize Tanacetum: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. E-mailed Parks Seed and still waiting::
Plantaginaceae::Arabesque series Penstemon:A taller vertical Penstemon with a large flower spike.:(PEN-stem-on):
Piperaceae ::Felted Pepperface:A tough little indoor plant with soft felt covered leaves. ::
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
Asteraceae ::Marigold Photo Album:::
Asteraceae::Pink Double Delight Cone Flower:A shorter cone flower with double pink flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Ankums Pride:A low growing hardy Geranium with pink flowers in different shades.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um) :
Rosaceae::Cameo Flowering Quince:A double peach flowering Flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez)(ja-PON-i-ka):
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):
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
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.::
Bromeliaceae::Vella Guzmania:A small red bract colored Guzmania.::
Poaceae ::Pennestetum Jester:An improved ornamental millet grass.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
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):
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
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):
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):
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
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae crassula argentea variegata:Variegated Jade:This a variegated form of the Jade. ::5.15.05
Poaceae::Pennisetum Jade Princess:A Pennisetum with bright chartreuse foliage and pollen less seed heads.::
Hydrangeaceae ::Star Burst Hydrangea, Hayes Starburst:Star Burst has a loose white flower with dropping ray florets.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Liliaceae::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):
Caprifoliaceae ::Black Beauty Elderberry:An improved purple-leaf form of Sambucus nigra.:(sam-BOO-kus)(NY-grah):
Lamiaceae::Bergamo Monarda:A new Monardra with improved mildew resistance and a bi colored flower. Grown as an annual.::
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
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
Asteraceae::Daisy Duke Shasta Daisy, Daisy May Shasta Daisy:A new florific compact Shasta Daisy.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
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):
Portulacaceae::Candy Flower, Siberian Spring Beauty, Siberian Miner's Lettuce, Pink Purslane):A wild flower found growing in the pacific northwest of USA.::
Asteraceae::Lorraine Sunshine:A stuning variegated form of the Heliopsis (Sunflower):(hee-li-OP-sis)(hee-li-AN-thoi-deez)(SKAY-bra):09.22.05
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
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.:(SOO-ter-uh):
Asteraceae::Asahi False Sunflower:A clump forming plant with double yellow to orange flowers.:(hee-lee-OP-sis)(hee-lee-anth-OI-deez):
Asteraceae:asteraceae cynara cardunculus:Cardoon, Perennial Cardon:A large thistle-like plant that is grown as an ornamental or an vegetable.::4.8.5
Onagraceae::Firecracker Fuchsia:A striking Fuchsia with tri-colored leaves.:(fyew-sha):
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.::
Oleaceae::Gold Peep Forsythia:A low growing smaller Forsythia.:(for-SITH-i-a):
Hydrangeaceae::Phantom Hydrangea:Phantom has some of the largest flowers of the H. paniculata cultivars.:(hy-DRAIN-juh)(pan-ick-yoo-LAY-tuh):
Magnoliaceae::Sweet bay Magnolia, Swamp Bay Magnolia:A small Magnolia with scented white flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah)(vir-jin-EE-ana):
Hydrangeaceae::Dwarf Minnesota Snowflake Mach Orange:A dwarf Mach Orange with double white flowers in the spring.::
Campanulaceae::Great Blue Lobelia, Blue Cardinal Flower:A native Prairie plant found in moist to wet sites.::
Ranunculaceae::Double Flowered Buttercup :A double form of the Common Buttercup. :(rah-NUN-kew-lus)(AH-kris):
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):
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
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) :
Verbenaceae::Blue Princess Verbena:A trailing mildew resistant variety with lavender blue flowers.:(ver-BEE-na):
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):
Tropaelolaceae::Whirlybird Nasturium mix:A dwarf on trailing Nasturium.:(troo-PEE-oo-lum)(MA-jus) :
Ranunculaceae:::::
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::Orange Hawkweed, Devils Paint Brush:A common weed in gardens and lawns.::6.17.05
Asteraceae ::Bravado Coneflower:A Purple Coneflower cultivar with extra large mostly horizontal rosy red flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah) (pur-pur-EE-ah):
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
:::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.::
Caryophyllaceae::Orange Gnome Catchfly, Orange Gnome Lychnis:A short lived perennial with bright orange flowers.:(LICK-nis):
Begoniaceae ::Pink Charm Begonia:A Begonia with irregular patches of variegation on its leaves.::
Saxifragaceae::Avalanche Astilbe:An Astilbe with white flowers :(ah-STIL-bee):
Caryophyllaceae ::Dianthus Tiny Rubies:A small clump formed plant with miniature tiny Carnation like flowers.:(dye-AN-thus)(grah-tee-an-o-po-li-TAH-nus):
Hydrangeaceae ::Big Bend Hydrangea::(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
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:asteraceae osteospermum:Cape Daisy, South African Daisy:A free flowering plant that enjoys cool evenings.::07.11.03 4.10.5
Saxifragaceae::Midnight Rose Coral Bells:Dark purple leaves with a pink variegation.:(HEW-ker-ah):
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
Lamiaceae:labiatae lavendual angustifolia munstead:Munsted 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
Lamiaceae::Herrenhausen Orengano, Herrenhausen Ornamental Oregano:An ornamental Oregano with flowers that look like small Common Lilac flowers.:(or-RI-ga-num)(lee-vih-GAY-tum):
Caprifoliaceae ::Weigela White Knight:A medium sized white flowering Weigela.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
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:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh):
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
:walls rock walls::This section contains pictures and descriptions of different ways rocks can be used to build walls.::4.5.5
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):
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
:::This section contains pictures of annuals in plastic pots.:04-16-01(rev):4.5.5
Ranunculaceae::Common Globe Flower:A early spring blooming plant with globular yellow flowers. :(TROL-i-us)(you-RO-pay-us):
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):
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.::
Pinaceae::Procumbens Blue Spruce:A prostate Spruce with blue foliage.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
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
Juncaceae::Corkscrew Rush, Spiral Rush:People are attracted to this plant and want to touch the Corkscrew shaped leaves. Likes lots of moisture.::
Lamiaceae::Snow White Calamintha:A compact long blooming Calamintha.:(kal-ah-MIN-thah):
Bromeliaceae::Aechmea zebrina Surprise:An Aechmea with dark burgundy foliage, gray striations. Blossoms are orange and yellow.:(eek-MEE-uh):
Asteraceae::Wyndley Sneezeweed:A more compact Helenium with yellow to copper yellow flowers.:(hel-EE-nee-um):
Asteraceae::Centaurea Gold Bullion :A gold foliage variety of the old standard Mountain Bluet.:(sen-tah-REE-ah)(mon-TA-na):
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
Cupressaceae ::Tiny Tim Arborvitae:A slow growing dwarf globe Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Liliaceae::Daylily with double flowers:This section contains pictures of the Daylilies with double flowers.::
Crassulaceae::Cascade Stonecrop, Old Mans Bones:A low growing succulent hardy perennial.::
Rosaceae ::Canadian Burnet:A vigorous plant tall perennial with white flowers.:(san-gwi-SOR-ba)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
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
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):
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):
Caryophyllaceae::Gary Eichhorn Dianthus:A pink long blooming Dianthus cultivar.:(dye-AN-thus)(sub-a-KAW-liss):
Asteraceae::Prairie Thistle, Field Thistle, Pasteur Thistle:A native biennial thistle that can reach up to 7 plus feet tall.::
::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"::
Liliaceae::Entertainer Oriental Lily:A dwarf Oriental Lily with rosy pink to red flowers.::
Commelinaceae::Tri Color Moses in the Cradle:An easy to grow colorful plant for the bright areas of the house.::
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):
Asteraceae ::Eupatorium Carin:A Eupatorium with a light pink flower.:(yew-pa-TOR-ee-um)(mack-u-LAY-tum):
Cyperaceae::Bowles Golden Sedge:If grown properly can be bright spot in a semi-shaded garden area.:(KAIR-ex)(eh-LAH-ta):
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Apocynaceae::Vinca Wojos Gem:A dense highly variegated vine. Used in baskets and containers in zone #5.::7.20.05
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae juniperus squamata loderi:Loderi Juniper:A slow growing upright blue-green Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(skwa-MA-ta):5.15.05
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
Poaceae:poaceae miscanthus sinensis sirene:Miscanthus Sirene:A large up right clumping Miscanthus.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):4.28.02
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Rosaceae ::John Cabon Rose:A free flowering shrub Rose with semi-double red flowers.::
Compositae:compositae zinnia angustiolia photo ablum:Zinnia Phoenix:::
Araliaceae::Devils Walking-stick, Hercules Club, Prickly Elder:A fast spreading shrub which develops lots of nasty prickles.::
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):
Cupressaceae::Filiformis Arborvitae:An unusual Arborvitae having thread-like branches.::
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) :
Oleaceae::Suwan Gold Forsythia:A hardy gold leaf Forsythia with clear yellow flowers.:(for-SITH-i-ah)(vir-i-DIS-i-ma):
Papaveraceae::Pizzicato Oriental Poppy:A series of Poppy with many different colors:(pa-PA-ver):
Ulmaceae:ulmaceae celtis occidentalis:Common Hackberry:A large, tough durable tree.:(SELL-tis)(ok-si-den-TALL-lis):7.3.05
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::Appalachian Red Redbud:A Redbud cultivars with bright pink buds. Brighter than species.:(SER-cis)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
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
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):
Hydrangeaceae ::Bella Anna Hydrangea:A red blooming Annabella Hydrangea.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Caprifoliaceae::Magic Berry Snowberry:A hybrid Snowberry with clusters of rose-lilac fruit. :(sim-fo-ri-KAR-pos)(dor-en-BO-see-i):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta fried bananas:Hosta Fried Bananas:A medium to large mounded Hosta with glossy yellow foliage.::4.24.05
Cupressaceae::Gold Thread False Cypress:A medium size False Cypress with golden thread-like foliage.:(kam-e-SIP-a-ris):
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) :
Hydrangeaceae::Hydrangea Lemon Daddy:A vigorous lemon-yellow foliage Hydrangea.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
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):
Ranunculaceae::Magic Fountain Delphinium:A Delphinium series with a wide range of colors.:(del-FIN-ee-um):
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
Liliaceae::Tiger Lily:A form of the group of plants called Tiger Lily.::
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
Rosaceae::Silverweed:A creeping wild flower found growing on beaches.::
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.::
Berberidaceae::Azusa Epidemdium, 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):
Geraniaceae::Ballerina Geranium:A low growing spreading Geranium with dark veined purplish pink flowers.:(jer-AE-nee-um)(sin-NEE-ree-um):
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
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta anne arrett:Hosta Anne Arrett:A yellow leaf Hosta with a thin white margin. ::4.22.05
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
Primulaceae ::Primula Gold Lace:An antique variety of Primula from England.:(PRIM-eu-la):
Violaceae::Pansy Splendid Blue and Yellow, Viola Splendid Blue and Yellow::)VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
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
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
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.::
Begoniaceae::Gryphon Begonia:A tropical looking annual or tender perennial for the shaded sites. Can be brought indoors an grown as a house plant.::
Amarylidaceae::Amaryllis cultivars:A long lived, easy to flower indoor plant.::
Asteraceae :::::
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
Liliaceae::Hosta Moon Lily:A medium Hosta with yellow gold foliage.::
Polemoniaceae::Snowflake Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with compact moss-like foliage and clear white flowers,:(floks)(sub-EW-lah-tah):
Poaceae::Albo striata Hakone Grass:A form of Hakone grass with white variegation.:(hah-koh-neh-KLOH-ah)(MAK-rah):
Pinaceae::Valley Cushion Mugo Pine:A very hardy, low growing wide spreading Mugo Pine.:(PIE-nus)(MU-go):
Fabaceae::Gallery series Lupine, Gallery Lupine:A series of compact Lupine. Come in about 10 colors.:(luu-PIE-nus):
Poaceae::Reed Canary Grass:An extremely adaptable invasive grass. Forms monotypic colonies pushing out the native wetland species.::
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):
Cactaceae:cactaceae mammilaria melanocentra::A solitary Cactus with bright pink flowers.::4.12.5
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):
Liliaceae ::Globe Master Allium:Huge lilac purple balls reaching up to 8" wide on 3'+ stems. ::
Pinaceae::Dwarf Serbian Spruce:A slow growing Dwarf Conifer.::5.1.05
Liliaceae::Hosta Diana Remembered:A medium to large white edged Hosta named after the late Diana, Princess of Wales.::
Liliaceae::White Flowering Grape Hyacinth:A white flowering form of the more common blue Grape Hyacinth::
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela florida alexander:Weigela Wine Roses:A medium size Weigela with vivid dark pink flowers and dark purple foliage.::4.12.05
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):
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
Cupressaceae::Star Power Juniper:An upright, fast growing Juniper with blusih star-like foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us):
Lythraceae:lythraceae lythrum salicaria:Purple Loosestriff: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
Campanulaceae::Campanula Blue Waterfall:A cascading or spreading plant with blue Campanula flowers.:(kam-PAN-yew-lah)(posh-ar-skee-AY-nah):
Fagaceae:fagaceae quercus robur fastigiata:Columnar English Oak:A narrow, slow growing Oak tree.::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):
Ranunculaceae::Pasque Flower Papageno:A Pasque flower with fringed double flowers.::
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
Araceae::N Joy Devils Ivy:An improved version of the standard Marble Queen Devils Ivy.:(ep-ih-PREM-num) (AW-re-um):
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
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):
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):
Polemoniaceae::Sun Kissed Prairie Phlox:A cultivar of the native Prairie Phlox with pink flowers and pointed yellow edged foliage.::
Dipsacaceae::Knautia Meltons Pastels:A short lived perennial with small dome shaped flowers:(NOT-ee-uh):
Oleaceae::Edith Cavell Lilac:A double white flowering Lilac.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
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
Apiaceae::Sweet Cicely, Myrrh:A mounding perennials with fern-like foliage. Seed, leaf and roots all have culinary value.:(MEER-iss)(oh-dor-AY-tah):
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
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):
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
Pinaceae ::Montgomery Spruce, RH Montgomery Spruce:A intense blue dwarf blue spruce.:(PY-see-uh)(PUN-gens):4.21.05
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
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):
Liliaceae::Fritillaria raddeana:Similar to the more popular, showy Crown Fritillaria.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh):
Saxifragaceae ::Astillbe Ostrich Plume, Astillbe Straussenfeder:An interesting Astilbe with arching plume of light pink flower heads.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Rosaceae::Autumn Blaze Pear:A cold hardy Bradford Pear cultivar.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
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
Caryophyllaceae:carophyllaceae stellaria media:Common Chickweed, Chickweed:An aggressive, adaptable plant that can quickly become a problem in a garden. ::4.7.5
Liliaceae::Tete A Tete Tulip:A little red double flowering species Tulip.::
Osmundaceae::Royal Fern, Flowering Fern:A large fern for the wet areas of the garden.::04.20.06
Boraginaceae::Tower of Jewels, Pride of Tenerife:A group of very large plants with giant inflorescence of blue flowers.::
Crassulaceae::Sedum Red Cauli:The contrast of the leaves, stems and flowers are great features of this plant.::
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
Asteraceae:asteraceae packera plattensis:Prairie Ragwort, Prairie groundsel:A short lived perennial or biennial.:(sen-NEESH-shee-oh):4.10.5
Aceraceae::Sugar Maple:A photo album of Sugar Maple trees growing in native sites.::
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
Brassicaceae::Erysimum Citron, Citron Wallflowers:A series that produces bright yell and orange flower. A good companion for Pansies.:(e-RIH-sih-mum):
Poaceae::Little Blue Stem JAzz:A shorter version of the Little Blue Stem cultivar The Blues.:(skits-ah-KEER-ee-um)(skoh-PAIR-ee-um):
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):
Araceae::Black Ruffles Elephant Ears:A large growing plant with a tropical look. Foliage can become very dark. A perennial in zone 7 or more treated as a tender perennial in colder climates.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
Papaveraceae::Whirlwind Poppy, Whirl Wind Poppy:A Poppy with orange flowers and 4 dark markings on the petals.:(pa-PA-ver):
Rosaceae::Iceberg Roses:A group of floribunda roses that are very hardy and come in different colors.::
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):
Araceae:araceae aglaonema brevispathum hospitum:Aglaonema brevispathum hospitum:An relatively tall growing Chinese Evergreen.::4.8.5
Onagraceae::Variegated Evening Primrose,Fruhlingsgold, Spring Gold Variegated Sundrop:A variegated cultivar of the Common Sundrop.:(ee-no-THE-ra)(fru-Ti-cosa):
Labiatae::Hyssop:A plant with ornamental, culinary and medicinal uses.:(hi-SO-pus):
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
Crassulaceae::Little Gem:A neat compact little succulent plant. Needs full sun and watch the watering.::
Asteraceae::False Sunflower, Ox Eyed Sunflower:A tall branching plant with yellow orange flowers.::
Rosaceae::Double Pink Knockout Rose:A pink version of the extremely popular Knockout Rose::
Lamiaceae ::Lemon Thyme:A Thyme with lemon scented foliage:(TY-muss)(sit-ree-oh-DOR-us):
Agavaceae::Bear Grass:Very similar to the Yucca filamentosa, which us more common in the trade.::
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):
Cupressaceae::Columnaris Aurea Chinese Arborvitae:A columnar yellow foliage shrub.::
Pinaceae::Balsam Fir:A small tree found growing near streams, ponds and lakes.::
Salicaceae::Geyers Willow:A small Willow for a full sun wet to moist site.::
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):
Liliaceae::Hosta June:A medium size mounding Hosta with blue leaves having a goldish center.::
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):
Aquifoliacea ::Red Sprite Winterberry:::
Liliaceae::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::Vilmorin Potentilla:A Potentilla with creamy white flowers:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Acanthaceae:acanthaceae fittonia verschaffectii red veined:Red Veined Nerve Plant, Painted Net Leaf:A red leaf variety of the nerve plant. :(fit-TOH-neeuh):
Caprifoliaceae ::Cranberry Viburnum:A medium to tall shrub with white flowers, red berries and variable fall foliage color.:vy-BER-num):
Cupressaceae ::Wichita Blue Juniper:A pyramidal blue Juniper reaching over 15 feet.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(skop-u-LO-rum):
Liliaceae::Henderson's fawn lily:A native western American plant.::
Asteraceae::Platt's Black Brass Bottons:A low growing ground cover-like plant with finely divided dark, almost Black foliage.:(lep-TIN-el-ah):
Pinaceae::Wilsons Spruce:A needled evergreen tree.:(PI-see-AH):
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
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).::
Liliaceae::Canadian Shield Hosta:A small to medium shiny green leaf Hosta.::
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
Labiatae ::Monarda Balance:A deep pink Monarda with mildew resistance.:(mo-NAR-da) :
Crassulaceae::Gooseberry Fool::(SEE-dum)(te-LE-fee-um):
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae astillbe thunbergii:Astilbe Morheims Glory:Pale lavender flowers on 4 foot tall stems.:(ah-STIL-bee)(chi-NEN-sis):6.1.05
Rosaceae ::Redleaf Rose:A large gangly shrub rose grown for its foliage and flowers.::
Amaranthaceae ::Gomphrena QIS series, Globe Amaranth QIS:A taller Globe Amaranth.:(gom-FREE-na)(glo-BO-sa):
Juncaceae::Blue Dart Juncus, Blue Dart Rush:A good vertical accent plant with stiff, upright bluish foliage.::
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer negundo odessanum:Odessanum Box Elder:A Box Elder with bright yellow foliage.::4.7.5
Crassulaceae ::Tricolor Sedum:A nice small, non-aggressive Sedum with colorful foliage.::
Cupressaceae::Japanese Garden Juniper:The big brother to the more commonly planted Dwarf Japanese Garden Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(pro-KUM-benz):
Geraniaceae::Peppermint Scented Geranium, Penny Royal Pelargonium:A large sprawling, fast growing mint scented Geranium with soft velvety textures leaves and a strong mint scent::04.12.06
Cupressaceae ::Hetz Winter Green Arborvitae, Wintergreen Arborvitae:A compact upright dark green Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Poaceae::Nicolus Japanese Forest grass:A form of the Japanese Forst grass that has great fall color.:hah-koh-neh-KLOH-ah)(MAK-rah):
Liliaceae: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
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
Rosaceae::Elsie Rathke Ornamental Crab:A small ornamental Crab with red buds opening to pinkish-white flowers.::
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
Ranunculaceae::Orange Princess Trollius:A early spring blooming plant with globular deep orange flowers.:(TROL-i-us)(kul-TOR-um):
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
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Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum kamtschaticum v middendorffianum:Sedum middendorffianum, Middendorf Stonecrop:A delicate member of the Sedum kamtschaticum group.::4.4.5
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):
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):
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
Taxodiaceae ::Kelseyi Yew, Berrybush Yew:A female yew with dark green needles:(TAKS-us):
Magnoliaceae::Kobus Magnolia:A small to large tree with white flowers in April.:(mag-NO-lee-uh):
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
Asteraceae::Orange Coneflower , Eastern Coneflower, Showy Coneflower:The species version of the more commonly used Rudbeckia Goldstrum:(rud-BEK-ee-ah)(FULL-jih-dah):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium sanquineum striatum:Geranim 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
Berberidaceae:berberidaceae podophytum pelatum:May Apple:A native wildflower that can form large colonies. Found in woodland conditions.::4.11.05
Fabaceae::Red Feather:One of the more ornamental clovers with large puffy heads of red-purple flowers.:(try-FOH-lee-um)(ROO-benz):
Aceraceae::October Glory Maple:A Red Maple cultivar with brilliant fall foliage.:(AYE-cer)(RUE-brum):
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
Fagaceae::Golden Weeping European Beech:A yellow, weeping form of the European Beech.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
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):
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Elizabeth:A yellow flowering Magnolia, flowering before the leaves uncurl.: (mag-NO-li-ah):
Liliaceae::Fritillaria lutea:A bright yellow flower sits atop of a 36" stem.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh:
Polemoniaceae::Bungalow Blue Prairie Phlox:A cultivar of the native Prairie Phlox having blue flowers.::
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):
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
Lamiaceae ::Ajuga Metallica, Bronze Giant Ajuga:An Ajuga having tight crisp, crinkled, bronze-purple foliage.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
Asteraceae::Summer Wine Yarrow, Summer Wine Achillea:A Yarrow with deep wine-colored flowers.:(a-KILL-lee-a)(meel-lee-FO-le-um):
Lamiaceae::Prostrate Coleus Swedish Ivy:A low growing or trailing easy to grow plant.:(plek-TRAN-thus)(oar ten DALL ee ii):
Fumariaceae::Dicentra Burning Hearts:The red heart shaped flowers are lined with white creating an interesting contrast to the flower.:(dy-SEN-truh):
Liliaceae::Hosta First Frost:A medium Hosta with bluish foliage and gold edge in the spring. The edge will change to creamy white.::
Capparidacese::Clemoe Spirit Series:A hybrid Cleome that stays shorter with larger flowers. Very easy to grow. :(klee-OH-me)(hass-ler-AN-a):
Caprifoliaceae ::Red Prince Weigela:One of the best red flowering Weigela.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Onagraceae::Biennial Bee-Blossom, Biennial Gaura:A tall lanky biennial wild flower with flowers borne on flimsily wands.::
Asteraceae::Double Trouble Sneezeweed, Double Trouble Helens Flower:A semi-double Sneezeweed with yellow flowers.:(hel-EE-nee-um):
Malvaceae::Sweet Caroline Hardy Hibiscus:A newer hardy Hibiscus cultivar with bright pink flowers.::
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):
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):
:::A photo album of containers with plants.::
Rosaceae::Gold Drop Potentilla:A small Potentilla with yellow flowers.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Plantaginaceae::Prairie Dusk Penstemon, Prairie Dusk Bearded Tongue:A hybrid Penstemon with spikes of rose-purple tubular flowers.::
Crassulaceae::Donkey Ears Kalanchoe:An interesting succulent plant, forming new plantlets along the sides of the leaves.::
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):
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):
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
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
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon coccineus:A tall Penstemon good for well drained full sun sites.:(pen-STE-mon)(bar-BAY-tus):
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):
Asclepiadaceae ::Swamp Milkweed, Marsh Milkweed:A native Milkweed preferring the damp areas of the landscape.:(as-KLEE-pi-as)(in-kar-NAY-ta):
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
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
Geraniaceae::Gernaium Brookside:Dark green foliage combined with the sapphire-blue flowers make this a choice Geranium.::
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 ::Hydrangea Teller Blue:A lacecap Hydrangea with deep blue outer florets.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
Anacardiaceae::Prairie Flame Shining Sumac:A Sumac that has brilliant fall foliage color.:(rhoos)(ko-pal-LI-na):
Saxifragaceae::Vesuvius Heuchera, Vesuvius Coral Bells:Forms a clump of deep purple leaves with airy scapes of orange red flowers.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum sieboldi:October Sedum, Siebold's 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
Fabaceae::Lena Scotch Broom:A compact Scotch Broom with red/yellow flowers.:(SIT-TI-us):
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
Lamiaceae:labiatae lamium amplexicaule:Henbit, Henbit Deadnettle, Common Henbit, Giraffe head:::6.02.02 04.21.05
Poaceae::Adagio Miscanthus, Adagio Japanese Silver Grass:A shorter form of Miscanthus reaching about 5 feet.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Cactaceae::Uebelmannia:A solitary Cactus with blue-gray skin.:(yoo-bel-MAHN-ee-uh)(pek-tin-EE-fer-uh):
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):
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
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):
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)(:
Liliaceae::Blue Globe Allium:A late blooming Allium with globular blue flowers:(AL-ee-um)(sir-EW-lee-um):
Liliaceae::Gold Standard Hosta:A classic fast growing medium large Hosta with a green edge and gold centers.::
Poaceae::Wrights Dropseed, Big Sacaton:A tall, heat and drought tolerant grass.:(spoor-OB-oh-lus)(RITE-ee-eye):
Apiaceae::Fernlkeaf Dill:A common herb with a long history medicinal and culinary uses. Seeds, flower tops and leaves all have culinary uses.:(a-NEE-thun):
Cannaceae::Canna Tropicana series:Different plants in the Canna Tropicanna series.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta antioch:Hosta Antioch:A large growing white margined Hosta.::08.04.02 4.22.05
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
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae thlaspi arvense:Field Penny Crest:An annual weed common throughout the USA.::4.11.5
Asteraceae::Chocolate Eupatorium:A selection of the White Snake Root (Eupatorium rugosum) with dark burgundy foliage. :(yew-pah-TOR-ee-um)(roo-GO-sum):
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Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela looymansii aurea:Weigela Looymansii Aurea:A medium sized yellow leaf Weigela.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):4.12.05
Liliaceae: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
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
Liliaceae::Hosta Stiletto:Truly a groundcover Hosta producing a large amount of small narrow variegated leaves. A good Hosta for edging the shade garden::
Asteraceae:asteraceae artemesia ludoviciana:White Sage:A native wildflower with white/silver gray colored leaves.::4.9.5
:edging brick::This sections shows how brick can be used to edge an area in the landscape.::4.5.5
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):
Fabaceae::Indigo bush Amorpha, Indigo bush, Bastard indigo:A deciduous shrub with purple flowers.:(a-MOR-fa)(froo-tih-KOH-suh):
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
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus miniatures:Miniature Daffodils:These are the small cultivars and varieties used in the ornamental gardens. There are varieties found in many of the Daffodil divisions.::03.08.03
Apiaceae::Sapphire Blue Sea Holly:One of best Sea Holly with large steely-blue flowers.:(e-RIN-ji-um):
Caprifoliaceae::Grape Honeysuckle, Yellow Vine Honeysuckle:A rapid growing, deciduous twinning vine.:(lon-ISS-er-a):
Caprifoliaceae::Aureomarginata Black Elder :Leaves starting with a yellow margin maturing to cream and white.:(sam-BOO-kus)(NY-grah):
Asteraceae::Mahogany Midget Coreopsis:A dwarf red annual Coreopsis that produces an abundance of flowers throughout the growing season.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
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):
Brassicaceae ::Autumn Snow Candytuft:A cultivar that flowers heavy in the spring and some in the fall.:(eye-BEER-is) (sem-per-VY-renz):
Poaceae ::Maiden Grass:One of the older cultivars of Miscanthus.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
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::Blue Umbrellas Hosta:A large Hosta with blue-green leaves.::
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):
Brassicaceae::Alyssum Clear Crsytal, Sweet Alyssum:A new cultivar of Sweet Alyssum with larger and more fragrant flowers:(lob-U-la-ri-ah)(ma-RIT-i-ma):
Begoniaceae::Begonia Palomar Prince:A rhizomatous Begonia with dark green, deeply cut leaves. Can be used in hanging baskets.::
Lamiaceae ::Common Skullcap, Marsh Skullcap, Hooded Skull Cap:A small to medium wild flower with blue flowers found growing in moist sites.:(skew-teh-LARE-ee):
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
Fagaceae::Miltonensis European Beech:Similar to Fagus pendula but the branches are more horizontal.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Polemoniaceae::Prairie Phlox, Downy Phlox:A spring blooming native Phlox.::
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):
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):
Aceraceae ::Autumn Flame Maple:A fast growing selection of the Red Maple.:(AYE-cer)(RUE-brum):11.22.05
Rosaceae ::Limemound Spirea:A small mounding shrub with bright lime yellow foliage in the spring.::06.19.06
Rosaceae ::Flowering Crab Kirk, Ornamental Flowering Crab Kirk:A small white flowering ornamental crab::
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae eranthis cilicica:Winter Aconite:An early spring blooming bulb. It has yellow flowers and will push through the snow to bloom.::4.16.02 5.11.05
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):
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
Caprifoliaceae::Downy Arrowwood Viburnum, Southern Viburnum:A native shrub not commonly available in the nursery trade:(vy-BER-num):
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer spicatum:Mountain Maple:A smaller growing native Maple tree.::
Crassulaceae::Pink Chalis Sedum:A variegated sport of Sedum Brilliant with blue green leaves and white edge. Vibrant pink flowers.::
Aristolochiaceae::Manchurian Pipe Vine:An interesting woody vine with insect capturing flowers shaped like a Dutchman's Pipe.::
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):
Liliaceae::Praying Hands Hosta:Forms a tight upright plant with curled leaves that look like praying hands.::
Ginkgoaceae::Witches Broom Ginkgo:A dwarf form of Ginkgo found on a "Witches Broom" growth of a normal tree.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Rosaceae::Lancelot Flowering Crabapple:A small slow growing tree with white flowers.::
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):
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):
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Euphorbiaceae::Helena Blush Euphorbia:Helena has gray green leaves with a white cream variegated. :(yew-FOR-bee-ah):
Brassicaceae::Frosty Night Alyssum:An Alyssum with white flowers and variegated foliage.:(lob-yoo-LAR-ee-uh):
Liliaceae::Hill Billy Blue Hosta:A large clump, flat growing Hosta with blue foliage.::
Moraceae:moraceae ficus lyrata:Fiddle Leaf Fig:A relatively easy plant to grow in the bright lit areas of the indoors.::
Liliaceae::Pleomele Song of India:A variegated form of the all green Pleomele.::02.31.05
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.::
Pteridaceae::Western Maidenhari Fern, Serpentine Maidenhair Fern:A spreading, mounding fern producing delicate fronds.::
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer saccharum:Sugar Maple, Hard Maple:A very large growing tree with great fall color.::4.7.5
Lamiaceae:::::
Liliaceae::Yellow Star Grass:A diminutive plant that is easily passed by unless it is flowering.::
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
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):
Rosaceae::Boer Contoneaster:A low growing Cotoneaster that has good berry production and reddish fall color.:(ko-tone-EE-aster):
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):
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
Tropaelolaceae::Fordhook Nasturium:A tall single climbing type nasturtium.:(troo-PEE-oo-lum)(MA-jus):
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae cakile edentula:Sea Rocket:A plant with lavender flowers found growing on the Great Lakes Shores.::4.12.5
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: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
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):
Geraniaceae::White Spotted Geranium:A white form of the more common pink Spotted or Wild Geranium.::
Pinaceae::Hoopsii Colorado Spruce, Hoopsii Blue Spruce:A dense pyramidal Spruce cultivar with glaucous blue foliage. Especially the new growth. Rated as one of the best bluish spruce trees.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
Poaceae::Timothy Grass, Timothy, Meadow Cat's-Tail, Common Cat's Tai:A grass used as a forage grass for cattle and harvested as hay. Easy to recognize because of its densely packed spike flower. Can be a major cause of alergies.::
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
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):
Asteraceae::Pica Bella Coneflower:A florific Coneflower with spiky flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
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
Amaranthaceae::Sylphid Celosia:An interesting plume variety of Celosia with greenish yellow flowers.:(sel-OH-see-ah):
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
Asclepiadaceae ::Butterflyweed:Pictures of plants growing in garden sites.:(as-KLEE-pi-as)(tuu-be-ROW-sa):aaa
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta golden tiara:Hosta Golden Tiara:A fast growing, small, gold variegated Hosta. ::4.24.05
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):
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
Scrophulariaceae:scrophulriaceae verbascum copper rose:Verbascum Copper Rose:A tall vertical plant with coppery colored flowers.:(ver-BASK-kum):07.30.03
Rosaceae::Seven Sisters Rose, Grevillei Rose:A climbing rose that gets it's name "Seven Sisters" from the way the flowers change colors.::
Plumbaginaceae::Bloodstone Armeria, Bloodstone Thrift:A Thrift with purplish pink colored flowers.:(ar-MEER-i-ah):
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):
Dryopteridaceae::Lady Fern, common lady fern, lady fern, Northeastern lady fern, Northern lady fern:A hardy native fern that has been the parent of many cultivars.:(uh-THEE-ree-um):Dryopteridaceae
Onagraceae::Evening Primrose:A fast spreading perennial with bright yellow flowers.:(ee-no-THE-ra)(fru-Ti-cosa):
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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
Lamiaceae::Filagran Russian Sage:A Russian Sage cultivars.::
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
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):
Lamiaceae::Raspberry Nectar Agastache, Raspberry Nectar Hissop, Raspberry Nectar Mexican Hyssop:A short compact Agastache with Raspberry colored flowers.:(ag-ah-STACH-ee):
Pinaceae::Blue Nest Spruce:A dwarf slow growing Black Spruce with bluish foliage.:(PY-see-uh):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium sanquineum album:Geranium sanquinium Album:A medium spreading and medium height, white flowering cultivar of the "Bloody Cranesbill" Geranium.::4.18.05
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):
Lamiaceae ::Lavender Mellissa:A different cultivar in which the white flowers that turn pink as they mature.:(lav-AN-dew-lah) (an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):
Iridaceae::Dalmatian iris, Variegated Iris, Variegated Sweet Iris:The bold sword shaped leaves of this Iris can add a bright spot to the garden::
:pots of plants spring bulbs::This sections contains pictures of flowering bulbs in containers.::6.06.02, 4.7.5
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):
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
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):
Cupressaceae::Fairview Juniper:A fast growing upright Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Ranunculaceae::Round Lobed Hepatica, Round Lobed Liverleaf:An early spring blooming plant found growing in deciduous forests.::
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):
Primulaceae::Sieboldi Primrose:A great plant for woodland conditions flowering in the spring.::
Saxifragaceae::Green Spice Coral Bells:A Coral Bells having green leaves with a silver ting and burgundy veins.::
Rosaceae::Stephanandra Crispa:A smaller lower growing cultivar of the species plant :(stef-a-NAN-dra)(in-SI-za):03,30.06
Asteraceae::Dakota Gold Sneezeweed:A compact Sneezeweed with bright yellow to gold flowers.:(hel-EE-nee-um):
Iridaceae::Hello Yellow Blackberry Lily:Blackberry Lily resembles an Iris with sword shaped leaves.::
Saxifragaceae::Sugar Plum Coral Bells:A Coral Bell with silver leaves having a plum blush.:(hew-ker-REL-uh):
Ranunculaceae ::Blue Valley Monks Hood:A cultivar of the common Monks Hood.:(ak-CO-nie-tum)(na-PEL-lus):09.23.05
Berberidaceae::Secret Arrow Epimedium, Secret Arrow Barrowwort:An interesting Epimedium with bronzy foliage in spring and fall.:(epi-MEE-dee-um):
Polygonaceae::Magic Carpet Knot Weed:A cultivar of the more common Pink Knot Weed.:(poe-LIG-o-num):
Asteraceae::May Queen, Maikonigin:Maikonigin is a compact and not as aggressive verson of the common Ox Eye Daisy.::6.1.05
Oleaceae ::Beijing Gold Peking Lilac:A medium size tree with unusual primrose yellow flowers.::
Crassulaceae::Voodoo Sedum:A low growing, creeping Sedum with red flowers and dark red to red tinged foliage.::
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):
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae heuchera photo album:Coral Bells Cultivars:A photo album of some different cultivars.::6.1.05
Asteraceae::Spotted Knapweed,:An introduced plant that has become a pest in cultivation.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh):
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Centennial Blush:Magnolia Centennial has a white flower with a pink blush.:(mag-NO-lee-uh)(ste-LAH-tah):
Liliaceae:liliaceae sansevieria hallii baseball bat:Baseball Bat Sansevieria, Blue Bat Sansevieria:A very unusually shaped plant. :(san-se-VEER-ee-uh) :4.26.05
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 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
Cactaceae ::Bunny Ears Cactus, Polka Dot Catus:A cute looking plant with masses of irritating barbed spines that easily detach into fingers, clothes, etc.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
Verbenaceae::Chastletree, 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):
Papaveraceae::California Poppy:A short lived perennial grown as hardy or half hardy annuals.:(esh-OLT-zee-a)(ca-li-FOR-ni-ca):
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Margaret Wilson:A hardy Geranium with variegated foliage.::
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):
Poaceae::Flame Grass, Purple Flame Grass:A nice compact grass that can have dazzling foliage colors of red.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Lamiaceae::Coleus Alabama Sunset:An old favorite, with colorful foliage.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez) :
Boraginaceae::Tower of Jewels:A tall plant with dark pink to red flowers on a large inflorescence.::
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
Araceae ::Imperial Red Philodendron:A large self heading reddish Philodendron.::06.08.06
Scrophulariaceae::Nemesia Flirtation orange, Flirtation Orange Twin Spur Flower:A nice orange Nemesia.::
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae viburnum lantana variegatum:Variegated Wafaring Viburnum:An interesting variegated form of the Viburnum lantana.:(vy-BER-num):6.2.02 4.12.05
Oleaceae::Regent Japanese Tree Lilac:A vigorous upright Japanese Tree Lilac.:(si-RING-a)(reh-tick-yoo-LAY-tuh):
Asteraceae::Red Satin Coreopsis:A thread-leaf type Coreopsis with dark red flowers. Part of the Permathread series of Coreopsis.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium x logeel old spice:Scented Geranium Old Spice:An easy to grow Scented Geranium.:(pel-r-GO-ni-um):01.16.03 4.18.05
Asteraceae::Bright Lights Cosmos:A free flowering Cosmos with hues of Oranges and Yellows:(KOZ-mos)(sul-fer-EE-us):
Goodeniaceae::Fan Flower:A heat loving plant commonly used in containers.: (skay-VO-la)(ay-MEW-la):12.15.05
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):
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum telephium mohrchen:Sedum Mohrchen:An upright clump growing sedum with succulent-like burgundy leaves.::4.3.5
Onagraceae:onagraceae fuchsia triphylla:Triphylla Fuchsia, Fuchsia Gartenmeister:An upright growing Fuchsia with orange/red pendulous tubular flowers.::4.30.05
Scrophulariaceae::White Turtle Head:A native wildflower growing best in moist sites.: (chel-O-nee)(GLA-bra):03.05.06
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Ann:A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series. :(mag-NO-li-ah):
Cactaceae::Ferocatus glaucescens:A large barrel cactus with yellow flowers.:(fer-oh-KAK-tus):
Betulaceae::Renaissance Reflection Paper Birch:An improved cultivar of the White Birch.:(Bet-u-lah)(pap-i-RiF-era):
Iridaceae::Whitewell Purple Crocus:A cultivar of the Snow Crocus.::
Polemoniaceae::Garden Phlox Miss Holland:A Garden Phlox with white flower having a red eye.:(floks)(pa nic ew LAH ta):
Oleaceae::Rochester Lilac:A slower growing single, white Lilac.:(si-RING-A):
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
Campanulaceae:campanulaceae platycodon grandiflorus photo album:Ballon Flower:This section is a photo album of different Ballon Flowers.::4.12.05
Asteraceae::Kalimeris Shogun:A plant with colorful foliage and late blooming Aster-like flowers.:(kal-ih-MER-iss)(yo-ME-nah):
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):
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
Cupressaceae::Mr Bowling Ball Arborvitae:A slow growing globular Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum sarmentosum:Stringy Stonecrop, Graveyard Moss: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
Apiaceae::Masterwort Rainbow:Delicate star like flowers with a ring of bracts.:(a-STRAN-tee-a)(m-A-jor):05.06.06
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
Caprifoliaceae ::Cenntenial Weigelia:A large shrub with funnel shaped red flowers.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Dipsacaceae ::PinCushion Flower, Sweet Scabiosa, Morning Bride:The deep burgundy flowers are sometimes almost black:(skay-bi-O-sa)(at-row-per-PU-ree):
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-ti-MEE-si-a):4.9.5
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):
Piperaceae::Peperomia JayDe:A fast growing Peperomia with large round, shiny green leaves.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh):
Araceae::Taro:The species Taro. Grown s a container plant in cooler regions.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
Caryophyllaceae::Supra Purple Dianthus:A purple to rosy purple Dianthus which is part of the Supra Series.::
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):
Hydrangeaceae ::Brussels Sprouts Hydrangea:A paniculata type Hydrangea with large flowers.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Neon:Name refers to the neon colored pink flowers. An improvement over Sedum Brilliant.::
Poaceae::Indian Warrior Big Blue Stem:A selection of a native tall grass prairie plant.:(an-droh-POH-gon)(jer-Ar-dee-eye):
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):
Asteraceae:asteraceae silphinum terebinthinaceum:Prairie Dock:A very tall, long lived native prairie plant.:(SIL-phee-um):4.11.5
:author's private gardens 2003-07::Contains pictures of my yard in July of 2003.::4.5.5
Asteraceae::Prickly Lettuce, Wild Lettuce, Milk Thistle, Horse Thistle, Compass Plant:An escaped plant that has become a noxious weed.::
Scrophulariaceae::Juicy Fruits Kumquat Nemesia:A free flowering Nemesia with bright colored flowers.:(ne-MEE-see-uh):
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):
Cyperaceae::Common Oak Sedge, Pennsylvania sedge:A good plant for average to dry shade. Produces soft clumps of green grass-like leaves.:(KAIR-ex):
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.::
Betulaceae::Red Majestic European Filbert:A red leaf form of Harry Lauders Walking Stick.:(KOR-ih-lus)(av-el-AY-nuh):
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. :(dry-OP-ter-iss):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta sieboldiana golden sunburst:Hosta Golden Sunburst:A medium to large mounding plant with corrugated golden foliage.::4.26.05
Berberidaceae::Korean Barberry:One of the showier flowering Barberrys.:(Ber-ber-is)(kor-ee-AN-na):7.20.05
Asteraceae::Gaillardia Amber Wheels:A Gaillardia with large golden fringed petals.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):
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.::
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
Asteraceae::Erigeron Double Beauty , Fleabane, Daisy Fleabane:An Erigeron with double flowers in blues and purples.:(er-RIG-er-on):
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
Iridaceae::Red, Pink or Rose Tall Bearded Iris:This section contains images of Tall Bearded Iris whose main color is red, pink or rose.::
Oleaceae:oleaceae forsythia:Forsythia:This section will have some general shots of unknown cultivars. :(for-SITH-i-a):4.30.05
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Confetti series:A series of Maiden Pink Dianthus. An improvement over the species Dianthus deltoides.:(dy-AN-thus)(del-TOY-deez):
Liliaceae::Cracker Crumb Hosta:A smaller Hosta with chartreuse foliage and lavender flowers.::
Scrophulariaceae ::Camelot Foxglove:A variety of Foxglove that is more reliable the first year from seeds.:(dij-i-TAL-is)(pur-PU-ree-ah):
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Moran:A medium size hardy Geranium with violet-blue flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um):
Asteraceae ::Woodland Sunflower, Pale Woodland Sunflower:A tall sunflower found growing in edges of woodlands and woodland openings.:(HE-li-an-thus):
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
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Stans x heraciefolia:A herbaceous non climbing Clematis with flowers white on the outside and blue in the interior.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Lamiaceae::Balm-leaved Archangel, Balm-Leaved Red Deadnettle:A good tall Lamium for the shade areas.:(LAY-mee-um)(or-VAH-luh):
Asteraceae::Fireland Yarrow, Fireland Achilles:An hybrid Achiilea with red flowers fading to apricot gold.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Asteraceae:compositae cosmos sulphureus 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
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Frosty Morn:A small bushy Sedum with variegated foliage.::
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
Commelinaceae::Blue Sue Tradescantia,, Blue Sue Setcresea: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):
Crassulaceae::Fire Glow Sedum:A ground cover Sedum with red orange leaves.::
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Betram 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.::
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
Hippocastanaceae:hippocastanaceae aesculus parviflora:Bottlebrush Buckeye:A wide spreading suckering shrub covered with white bottlebrush like flowers in July.::
Malvaceae::Pink Elephant Hibiscus:A winter hardy Hibiscus with huge pink flowers.::
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
Malvaceae:malvaceae hibiscus syriacus:Rose of Sharon, Shrub Althea, Mallow:A medium to large shrub for full sun areas of the yard. This plants flowers late in the summer when few other shrubs are blooming. There are dozens of cultivars available::3.16.02, 3.26.05
Rosaceae:rosaceae rosa meidiland red:Meidiland Red Rose:A nice disease resistant shrub rose producing single red flowers.::5.16.05.
Rosaceae::Black Jet beard:A mounded, loose somewhat raggy shrub but good for tough sites.:(roe-doe-TIE-pos)(SKAN-denz):06.05.06
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):
Rosaceae::Nordic Carpet Cotoneaster:A low growing shrub with glossy green leaves and white flowers.:(ko-tone-EE-aster)(DAM-eri):
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
Umbelliferae:umbelliferae eryngium yuccifolium:Rattlesnake Master:A native prairie plant that produces unique flower structures. A very interesting addition to any garden.::7.03.05
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
Ginkgoaceae::Pendulous Ginkgo, Pendula Gingko:A pendulous form of the Ginkgo. Branches grow horizontal than weep.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
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):
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.::
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.::
Plantaginaceae::Veronica Trehane:A creeping Veronica with yellow foliage and contrasting blue flowers.:(veh-RON-ih-ka) (prost-RAY-tuh):
Rosaceae:rosaceae rosa nearly wild:Nearly Wild Rose:An excellent small shrub Rose producing masses of light pink flowers throughout the entire growing season.::5.16.05
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):
Aceraceae::Columnar Freeman Maple:A columnar form of the Freeman Maple.::
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
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
Begoniaceae ::Begonia Baby Wing Pink:A mounded upright Begonias with pink flowers.::
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
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.::
Lamiaceae::Blue Fortune Agastache, Blue Fortune Hyssop:A hybrid between an American and Russian Agastache.:(ag-ah-STACH-ee):
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
Rosaceae::Princeton Snow Cloud Sargent Cherry:A white flowering Cherry tree.:(PRU-nus)(sar-jen-TEE-i):
Boraginaceae::Anchusa Blue Angel, Bugloss Blue Angel:A tender perennial with vivid blue flowers:(an-KOO-suh)(ka-PEN-sis):
Scrophulariaceae ::White Foxglove:A white flowering variety of the common Foxglove.:(dij-i-TAL-is)(pur-PU-ree-ah):
Liliaceae::Golden Bird's Nest Sansevieria:A birds nest form with golden yellow leaves.:(san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(try-fask-ee-AH-tuh):
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
Asteraceae::Helenium Butterpat:A late blooming perennial with buttery yellow flowers. A medium to large plant for the full sun.::
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
Asteraceae::Mlik Shake Coneflower:A double white coneflower.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Rosaceae ::Grefsheim Spirea:An early blooming white flowering, mid-size Spirea.:(spy-REE-ah):12.03.05
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.::
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):
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:: Miss Ellen Willmott Lilac:A double white lilac.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Amaranthaceae::Redroot Pigweed, Red-root Pigweed, Rough Pigweed, :A tall, annual weed the produces a red tap root.::01.16.05
Polemoniaceae::Phlox Magnificence:A 3 foot plant topped with dark pink flowers.:(flox):
Hamamelidaceae::Dwarf Fothergilla:The species Fothergilla that is sometimes called Dwarf Fothergilla.:(faw-thur-GIL-luh)(gaar-DEE-nee-eye):7.15.05
Liliaceae::Red, Purple, Wine colored Asiatic Lilies:Asiatic Lilies are one of the hardiest and easy to grow of all the Lilies.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae uvularia grandiflora:Large Flowered Bell Wort:An attractive plant for the shade garden. It has pale yellow drooping flowers.::4.27.05
Asteraceae::Mohave series Strawflower, Paper Daisy, Everlasting:Strawflowers are one of the easiest flowers to dry. Try touching one and see how papery the flower (bracts) is Mohave series has a wide range of colors on 14-16 inch plants.:(brak-tee-A-tum):
Asteraceae::Pyrethrum Painted Daisy, Persian Chrysanthemum:A red daisy-like flower.:(tsn-uh-SEE-tum)(kok-SIN-ee-um):
Lamiaceae::Salvia Weuwe, Balkan Clarey:A hardy perennial Salvia with spikes of purple flowers.:(SAL-vee-a):
Dipsacaceae::Tatariab Cephalaria, Giant Cephalaria:A large perennial plant. Best to stick to the growing guides or the plant will flop.:(sef-al-AY-ri-ah)(gi-GAN-tee-ah):
Onagraceae::Gaura Pink Cloud:Medium perennial producing masses of small pink flowers on whimsy stems.:(GAW-ra)(lind-HAY-mer-eye):
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::Profusion Flowering Crab:An upright mounding 20 foot tree with deep rose colored flowers.::
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus daffodils:Daffodils:Daffodils are among the easiest and perennial of all the spring flowering bulbs.::5.8.5
Rosaceae::Potentilla Mango Tango:A unique bi-color Potentilla having yellow flowers with centers of orange or red.:(poh-ten-TILL-uh) :
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.::
Rosaceae::Tom Thumb Cotoneaster, Little Gem Cotoneaster:A slow growing shrub with glossy green foliage.:(ko-toe-nee-AS-ter) :
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
Lamiaceae::Golden Jubilee Agastache,Golden Anise Hyssop,:A stunning plant with golden foliage and purple flowers.:(Ag-a-STACH-ee)(fe-NIK-u-lum):
Poaceae::Minuett Miscanthus, Japanese Silver Grass Minuett:One of the shorter smaller Miscanthus (Japanese Silver Grass) available.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
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
Liliaceae:liliaceae allium senescens:German Garlic:Late blooming Allium, with pink flowers and a tufted growth habit.::4.22.05
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae capsella bursa pastoris:Shepard's Purse, Pepperplant, Pickpurse, Caseweed:A common weed of the Mustard family.::4.11.5
Liliaceae:liliaceae chlorophytum general data:Spider PLant:One of the more common plants used in the indoors.:(kloh-roh-FYE-tum):1-15-03
Sinopteridaceae::Button Fern:A low growing little fern with shiny round button like leaves attached to stiff stems. ::1.16.05
Poaceae::Quack Grass, Smooth Quack Grass:An annual grass that can become a major problem in lawns.::
Apocynaceae::Vinca Bowes, Periwinkle:A typical looking Vinca but with larger leaves, flowers and more vigorous grower:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):
Fagaceae::Spaeth Purple Beech, Spath Purple Beech:A smaller more compact purple leaf Beech.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Ficoidaceae::Tiger Jaws:An easy to grow highly succulent plant with leaves resembling Tiger jaws.:(fow-KAR-ee-uh)(tig-REE-nuh):
Lamiaceae::Magic Michael Basil:A compact Basil with highly fragrant leaves.:(OSS-ih-mum)(bass-IL-ee-kum):
Cyperaceae::Gold Band Japanese Sedge:A 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):
Calycanthaceae::Sweetbush, Caroline Allspice:A large shrub with unusual flowers.::
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):
Liliaceae::Lilium speciosum rubrum:A heirlooom lily with large fragrant flowers.::
Verbenaceae::Silver Spire Vites, SIlver Spire Chaste Tree:A deciduous shrub ground as a herbaceous perennial in the colder zones of its range. This selection has white flowers.:(VI-teks)(AG-nus-KACE-tus):
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
Araliaceae::Russian Ivy:An evergreen woody vine growing similar to the more common English Ivy.:(HED-er-uh):
Asteraceae::Pink Beauty Boltonia:A pink flowering version of the more common Boltonia Snow Bank.::12.21.05
Liliaceae::Spider Flower Daylily:This section contains pictures of Daylilies with spider flowers::
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):
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
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):
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
Asteraceae::Gem Marigolds Series:This lesser-known Marigold has single yellow flowers, lacey foliage and a pleasant lemon scent:(TAG-e-teez):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Angelina, Angelina Stonecrop:An easy to grow low growing yellow foliage Sedum.::
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
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):
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Spinners:A rather large rambling hardy Geranium with purple to blue flowers.::
Ericaceae::White Lights Rhododendron:An extremely floriferous member of the Northern Lights Azaleas.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
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
Asteraceae ::Blue Horizon Ageratum:A larger Ageratum with blue to purplish blue flowers.:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Siberian Blues, Amur Dianthus:The closes to true blue flowers in the Dianthus genus.:(dye-AN-thus):
Asteraceae::Stiff Sunflower, Showy Sunflower, Few Leafed Sunflower:A native Sunflower.:(HE-li-an-thus):
Liliaceae::Royal Standard Hosta:An older Hosta cultivar that is still widely used. Noted for its white flowers in August.::
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):
::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::
Magnoliaceae::Royal Star Magnolia:A white Magnolia with many tepals per flower.:(mag-NO-lee-uh)(stell-AY-tuh):
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):
Begoniaceae ::Sinbad Begonia:A beautiful angel wing type Begonia with pebbled surface, silver green foliage with tinges of red over tones. ::
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):
Labiatae::Jacob Cline Monarda, Jacob Cline Beebalm:A natural occurring cross with dark red flower heads.:(mo-NAR-da):
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):Geraniaceae
Asteraceae::Tequila Sunrise:An easy to grow Coreopsis with yellow daisy-like flowers plus variegated foliage::
Cupressaceae ::De Groot's Spiral Arborvitae, De Groot'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):
Rosaceae::Jackii Siberian Crabapple:A very hardy Apple tree with white flowers and small fruit.::
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Victor Reiter Jr:A hardy Geranium with foliage changing from purple to purple flushed green.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(pray-TEN-see):
Cupressaceae ::Hoseri Arborvitae:A dwarf globular Arborvitae.::
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):
Campanulaceae::Sky Lobelia:A Lobelia with bright, clear blue flowers. Lobelia is really a tender perennial grown as an annual.:(lo-BEE-li-ah):
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):
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):
Lamiaceae ::Ajuga genevensis, Blue Bugleweed:A non aggressive Ajuga with gentian blue flower spikes.:(a-JOO-guh)(gen-EE-ven-sis) :
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
Boraginaceae::Heliotrope Marine:One of the more common Heliotrope cultivars grown and sold for the bedding plant market.:(hee-li-oo-TROP-i-um)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
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.::
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
Asteraceae::Ruby Frost Coreopsis:A member of the Jewel series of Coreopsis with red flowers with white edges.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
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.::
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
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):
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
Rosaceae::Cinderalla Flowering Crab:A dwarf petite white flowering ornamental Crab.::
: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
Rosaceae::Climbing Roses:This section contains general information on the Climbing Rose::
Lamiaceae ::Lamium Ghost:A vigorous form of Lamium with silvery greenish white Ghostly Leaves.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):
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
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium dalmaticum:Geranium dalmaticum:A vigorous rhizomatous plant with shell pink flowers.::4.18.05
Poaceae::Malepartus Japanese Silver Grass:A large ornamental grass.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
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
Poaceae::Hare's-tail Grass, Hares tail Grass, Rabbit Tail Grass, Bunny Tails:An annual grass grown for its soft silky seed heads.::
Balsaminaceae:balsaminaceae impatiens walleriana:Impatiens:One of the most popular annuals sold. Best grown in the shade. They come in a plethora of colors.::
Rosaceae::Pauls Scarlet Hawthorn:A red flowering Hawthorn.:(kra-TEE-gus):
Brassicaceae::Arabis Pinkie:Compact plant with intense pink flowers.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae chionodoxa sardensis:Glory-of-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
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
Pinaceae ::Abies chensiensis ernesti:::
Solanaceae::Avalanch Petunia series:A series of Petunias with 8 different colors.::
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
Asteraceae::Achillea Schwellenberg:Has the deep gold flowers of Coronation Gold, plus the silver ferny foliage of Moonshine.::
Crassulaceae ::Sedum sexangulare, Tasteless Stonecrop:A low growing green groundcover Sedum that is very easy to grow.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae sansevieria propagation - partial leaf cuttings:Sansevieria (partial leaf cuttings):Pictures and descriptions of propagating Sansevieria by partial leaf cuttings::4.26.05
Loganiaceae::Lo and Behold Blue Chip Butterfly Bush:A compact Butterfly Bush that blooms continually through out the summer.:(bud-LEE-a):
Rosaceae ::Spirea veitchii, Chinese White Spirea:A strong growing, arching shrub with white flowers reaching over 8 feet high.:(spy-REE-ah):
Dryopteridaceae::Lady in Red :A Lady fern with the added feature of red stems.:(uh-THEE-ree-um):
Asteraceae::Shasta Daisy Brightside:Reported to be a more compact plant as compared to Shasta Daisy Becky.:lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
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):
Primulaceae::Lacy Lady Primula:A Primula with lacy petaled flowers with a pink to deep rose edge.: :
Taxodiaceae::Emerald Peak Yew:A pyramidal Yew with good resistance to winter burn.:(TAX-us):
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
Lamiaceae ::Jean Davis Lavender,Munsted Pink, Nana Rosea:A pink to mauve colored lavender with grayish green foliage.:(lav-AN-dew-lah) (an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):
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):
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
Berberidaceae::Ruby Carousel Barberry:A compact rounded shrub with ruby purple leaves.::
Fabaceae::Pauline Lily Redbud:A light pink colored Redbud.:(SER-cis)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
Cupressaceae::Zmatilk Arborvitae:A compact columnar Arborvitae with deep green ruffled foliage.::
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Painters Palette:This hardy Geranium has an array of different colored flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(pray-TEN-see):
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):
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae crassula argentea:Jade:An easy to grow, popular succulent plant.::5.15.05
Poaceae::Fubuki Japanese Forest Grass:A cultivar of the Japanese Forest grass with variegated leaves.:(hah-koh-neh-KLOH-ah)(MAK-rah):
Primulaceae::Kiosana Primula:A shade loving perennial Primula that slowly colonizes an area by rhizomes.::
Cupressaceae::Whipcord Arborvitae, Whipchord 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):
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Liliaceae ::Hosta Willy Nilly:A medium to large Hosta with pointed leaves and white flowers.::
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):
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):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Octoberfest:A white to creamy white floering Sedum Acre cultivar.:(SEA-dum):
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):
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
Rosaceae ::Flowering Crab Calocarpa:::
Pinaceae::Siberian Larch, Russian Larch :A very hardy Larch tree.:(LAR-icks):
Begoniaceae ::Rieger Begonias, Winter Flowering Begonias:A Begonia used as an annual or grown indoors as a flowering plant.::
Berberidaceae:berberidaceae berberis thunbergi atropupurea rosey glow:Rosey 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
Cornaceae::Prairie Fire Dogwood:This Dogwood has yellow foliage and colored stems.:(KOR-nus)(AL-ba):
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
Liliaceae::Hosta Hanky Panky:A fast growing medium Hosta with gold edges shifting to white as the season progresses.::
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
Pinaceae ::Sunshine Blue Spruce:A dwarf Blue Spruce with bright yellow foliage in the spring to early summer.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
Ranunculaceae::False rue anemone:A native wild flower found growing in moist woods and forests.::
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
Juncaceae::Lovesick Blues Rush, Lovesick Blues Juncus:A shorter Rush with steel blue foliage.:(JUN-kus)(in-FLEX-us) :
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.::7-12-01, 01-15-02 5.14.05
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):
Cyperaceae::Bronco Carex, Bronco Sedge:An interesting bronze colored plant with a mounded weeping growth habit.:(KAIR-ex)(KOH-manz):
Plumbaginaceae::Ballerina Sea Thrift:A series of free flowering Armeria.:(ar-MEER-i-ah):
Rosaceae::Applejack Rose, Apple Jack Rose:A pink rose growing as a shrub or a climber.::
Asteraceae::Hot Papaya Cone Flower, Echinacea Hot Papaya:The first double orange red Cone Flower.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
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):
Ulmaceae::Hallelujah Elm:A fast growing hardy cultivar of the Chinese Elm with excellent mottling bark color.:(UL-mus)(par-vi-FO-li-ah):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium macrorrhizum ingwersen's variety:Geranium Ingwerson'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
Campanulaceae::Campanula Odessa:Upright light violet flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(GLOM-er-ah-ta):
Polemoniaceae ::Candy Stripe Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with white flowers with a pink center stripe blooming in May.::
Asteraceae::Heavens Gate Coreopsis, Pink Coreopsis, Pink Tickseed:Heavens Gate is a pink flowering Coreopsis.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Tropaelolaceae::Nasturtium Peach Melba Superior:A florific Nasturtium with cream to yellow flowers.:(troo-PEE-oo-lum)(MA-jus) (nah-STER-shum):
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):
Convolvulaceae::Illustion series of Sweet Potato Vine:A series of Sweet Potato plants..:(ip-oh-MEE-a)(ba-TAT-as):
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
Pinaceae::Dragon Spruce cultivar:A blue needled form of the Dragon Spruce.::
Rosaceae::Dwarf Flowering Almound:A small multi stemmed suckering shrub with rosy red flowers.:(PRUU-nus)(ten-ELL-uh):
Rosaceae::Rubriflora Flowering Quince:A single red flowering Flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez):
Asteraceae::Mary Gregory Stokes Aster:Instead of lavender to purple flowers, this Stokesia has light yellow flowers.:(stoh-KEE-zhi-ah)(LAY-vis):
Cupressaceae::Savin Juniper:A low growing wide spreading Juniper with green foliage throughout the entire year.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(sa-BEE-na):
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.::
Convolvulaceae::Blue Cashbah Moroccan Glory Vine:A good plant for trailing out of window boxes and containers.:(kon-VOL-vew-lus)(sa-BAT-ee-us):
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):
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):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium geraniums:Geraniums, Cranesbills: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
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
Boraginaceae::Langertree Brunnera,Alumium Spot Brunnera Langertree 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):
Araceae ::Velvet Leaf Philodendron:A vine type Philodendron with velvety iridescent bronze green and the undersides are reddish brown.::11.28.05
Rosaceae:rosaceae rosa knockout:Knockout Rose:An extremely popular disease resistant red shrub rose.::5.16.05
Caprifoliaceae :::::
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
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
Cyperaceae::Bristly Sedge, Bottle Brush Sedge:A native sedge that needs moist, wet, swampy growing conditions.:(KAIR-ex):
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):
Onagraceae::Autumnale Fuchcia:A spreading Fuchsia grown mostly for the color of its foliage:(FEW-she-uh):
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
Compositae ::Zinnia Crystal series:A very floriferous Mexican type Zinnia an AAS winner.::
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
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
Asteraceae ::Calico Aster, Starved Aster, One sided aster:A compact Aster laterfolius with purple to coppery foliage.:(as-TER)(lat-er-i-FLO-rus):
Liliaceae ::Hosta Cadillac:A medium Hosta with yellow corrugated leaves and an irregular green margin.::
Poaceae ::Pennisetum Hameln:A 3 foot tall Pennisetum with cream white flowers.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
::Perennial Gardens:Perennial gardens featuring Hosta::
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
Rosaceae::Princess Bradford Pear:A rounded form of Bradford Pear.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
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
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.::
Saxifragaceae::Fireworks Coral Bells, Fireworks Heuchera:A small clumping Heuchera with bronze foliage and lots of light pink flowers:(HEW-ker-ah):
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
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):
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):
Papilionaceae::Purple Smoke Baptisia:A new Baptisia cultivar with smokey purple flowers.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Poaceae::Frost Grass, Graybeard Grass:A smaller flowering grass with striking fall color.:(spoh-dee-oh-POH-gon)(si-BEER-ih-kus):
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Ranunculaceae::Clematis integrifolia Rosea:A non-climbing Clematis with nodding pink flowers. A good plant to scrabble trough shrubs.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon smallii, Smalls Penstemon:A short lived perennial with orchid to red violet flowers. Good for full sun, drier spots.::
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
Asteraceae::Hardy Ageratum, Mist Flower:A perennial with flowers that look like an Ageratum. Can be gressive spreading by rhizoms:(yew-pa-TOR-ee-um)(sow-les-TEN-um):
Dryopteridaceae::Male Fern:A hardy easy to grow native fern.:(dry-OP-ter-iss):02.0506
Apiaceae::Purple Parsnip, Korean Angelica:A tall stunning plant with deep purple flowers.:(an-GEL-i-ca):
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
Grossulariaceae::Clove Current, Golden Current, Buffalo Current, Missouri Current:A native shrub with fragrant yellow flowers. Will spread by suckers to form a colony.::
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
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.::
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
Fagaceae::Purple Leaf Beech, Purple Beech:A very large Beech tree with black-red purple leaves.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Asteraceae::Sienna Sunset Coreopsis:A thread leaf Coreopsis cultivar with a new color.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Pinaceae::Aurea Jackobson Spruce, Compact Golden Norway Spruce:A very slow growing Norway Spruce with yellow to golden yellow foliage.::
Pinaceae::Gables Weeping Fir:A spreading or upright conical tree if staked.:(AY-beez)(KAWN-kull-er) :
Plantaginaceae:plantaginaceae plantago major:Broadleaf Plantain:A perennial weed of lawns and waste places.::07.06.03 5.7.05
Rosaceae::Fru Dagmar Hastrup Rugosa Rose, Frau Damar Hartropp Rugosa Rose:A heritage rose with single clear pink flowers and large red rose hips.::
Labiatae ::Monarda Marshals Delight:A mildew resistant Monarda with pink flowers.:(mo-NAR-da):
Onagraceae::Youngii Lapsley Sundrops, :A fast spreading perennial with bright yellow flowers and red buds.:(ee-no-THE-ra)(fru-Ti-cosa):
Bromeliaceae::Neoregelia cultivars:This section contains images of different Neoregelia cultivars.:(nee-o-ree-jeel’-ya):
Begoniaceae:begoniaceae begonia semperflorens:Begonia, Wax Begonia, Fiborous 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.:(bee-go' ni-a):4.11.05
Rosaceae::Dwarf Meadowsweet, Filipendula 'Kahome' :A dwarf meadow sweet with frothy pink flowers.:(fil-i-PEN-du-la):
Caprifoliaceae ::Blue Muffin Arrowood Viburnum:A compact selection of Arrowwood Viburnum with blue fruit.:(vy-BER-num)(den-TAH-tum):
Asteraceae:asteraceae tagetes hero:Marigold Hero:An excellent compact French dwarf Marigold.::4.11.5
Bromeliaceae::Aechmea nidularioides:::
Acanthaceae::Spiny Bear's Breeches:A bold plant with thistle like leaves and tall spikes of purple flowers.:(a-KAN-thus)(spy-NO-sus):
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):
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
Ericaceae::Rhododendron Elegans:An old proven Rhododendron cultivar.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
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) :
Poaceae::Herkules Flame Grass, Autumn Red :A selection of the Flame Grass.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Asteraceae::Italian White Sunflower:A Sunflower with smaller cream to white flowers.::
Pinaceae:pinaceae larix decidua:European Larch, Larch:A large growing deciduous conifer.::01.12.03 5.1.05
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
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, redd-like leaves.::03.08.03 4.5.8
Fabaceae::Columbus Strain Red Bud:A cold hardy strain of Red Bud originating from seed collected in Wisconsin.::
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
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
Asteraceae::Pow Wow Berry Coneflowers:The color of this Coneflower can be a vivid rose-purple. Branches from the base producing moire flowering branches. An All American selection. :(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Rosaceae::Princess Kay Cherry:A double flowering plum.:(PRU-nus)(n-EYE-gra):
Rosaceae::Korean Meadowsweet:A newer plant discovered at the base of a waterfall in Korea.:(fil-i-PEN-du-la):
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
Rosaceae::Gold Star Potentilla:A smaller Potentilla with large yellow flowers.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Rosaceae ::Coral Burst Flowering Crab:A small tree with coral colored flowers.::
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
Phormiaceae ::Wings of Gold Phormium:An Yucca-like plant with green leaves having a yellow variegation.::
:author's private gardens 2002-02::This contains pictures of my gardens in February 2002.::4.5.5
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
Crassulaceae::Bon Bon Sedum:The deep pink flowers contrast nicely with the chocolate foliage.::
Rosaceae::Weeping Higan Cherry, Weeping Spring Cherry:A very cold tolerant weeping form of the Higan Cherry.:(PRU nus)(sub-her-TEL-la):
Rutaceae::Common Rue, Herb of Grade:A subshrub grown for the blue green foliage.::