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Fuchsia pink on white single flower. A close up of the loosely packed umbel. (June 14)

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Convolvulaceae::Sweet Potato Vine Bronze Beauty:A bronze colored Sweet Potato Vine with spade shaped leaves:(ip-oh-MEE-a)(bat-TAT-as):
Sapindaceae::Love in a Puff, Balloon Vine, Heart Seed:The main reason for growing this plant is its puffy seed pod along with the black seeds with white heart shaped marking. Is listed as noxious in many warm areas,:(kar-dee-oh-SPER-mum)(hal-ee-KAY-ka-bum):
Araceae::N Joy Devils Ivy:An improved version of the standard Marble Queen Devils Ivy.:(ep-ih-PREM-num) (AW-re-um):
Caryophyllaceae::Creeping Baby's Breath :A low growing Baby's Breath for full sun well drained soils. Good for edging and cascading over walls.:(jipp-SOFF-ill-uh)(REE-penz):
Salicaceae::Cannon Blue Willow:A dwarf Willow with blue-green foliage:(SAY-liks)(per-PU-ree-ah):
Fabaceae::Lilac Time Scotch Broom:A Scotch Broom with light lilac colored flowers.:(SIT-is-us)(sko-PAIR-ee-us):
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):
Caryophyllaceae::Diabunda series:A series of compact growing Dianthus with an array of colors.:(die-AN-thus)(bar-BAY-tus):
Fabaceae::Edo Shibori Bush Clover:A woody plant that dies back to the ground in zones 5-6(7). Treated as a woody shrub in warmer regions and a herbaceous perennial in the colder regions.:(les-pe-DE-za)(thun-BER-je-i):
Scrophulariaceae:: Very Van Gogh Veronica, Very Van Gogh Speedwell:A long blooming Veronica with rosy purple flowers.:(ve-RON-i-ka):
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
Caprifoliaceae::Aurora Viburnum:An improved cultivar of Viburnum carlesii.:(vy-BER-num):
Ranunculaceae::Helios Clematis:A Clematis with yellow nodding flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Hippocastanaceae::Yellow Buckeye, Sweet Buckeye, Big Buckeye:A large ornamental tree.::
Ericaceae::April Reign Rhododendron:A smaller Rhododendron with double pink flowers.::
Poaceae::Indian Warrior Big Blue Stem:A selection of a native tall grass prairie plant.:(an-droh-POH-gon)(jer-Ar-dee-eye):
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):
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
Scrophulariaceae::Climbing Snapdragon, Roving Sailor, Twining Snapdragon, Snapdragon Vine:An heirloom tender perennial grown mostly as an annual. Once established will quickly grow and latch on to neighboring structures or plants.:(a-sa-REE-na)(an-tih-ri-FO-lee):
Rosaceae::Dropwort Meadowsweet, Fern-leaf Dropwort:A Filipenula that is tolerant of drier sites.:(fil-i-PEN-du-la)(vul-GA-ris):
Betulaceae::Gray Birch, Old Field Birch, Popular Birch, Poverty Birch:A native Birch tree that tolerates the poorest of soils.:(Bet-u-lah)(pop-uu-li-FO-lia):
Cactaceae::White Bunny Ears Cactus:A cute looking plant with masses of irritating barbed white spines that easily detach into fingers, clothes, etc.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
Asteraceae::China Aster:A good annual for cut flowers.::
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):
Osmundaceae:polypodiaceae matteuccia struthiopteris:Ostrich Fern, Garden Fern, Shuttlecock Fern :A tall fern that is one of the easier to get established and grow. Will jump around the garden.:(mat-TEW-kee-uh)(struth-ee-OH-ter-is):5.10.05
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):
Rosaceae ::Canadian Burnet:A vigorous plant tall perennial with white flowers.:(san-gwi-SOR-ba)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
Asteraceae::Dahlia Figaro series:A series of dwarf Dahlia that is often produced from seed. Called a bedder Dahlia. Many times grown as an annual.:(DAHL-ya):
Campanulaceae::Campanula Odessa:A cultivar of Campanula glomerata with upright light violet flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(GLOM-er-ah-ta):
Berberidaceae ::Red Barrenwort:A shaded loving ground cover perennial with red flowers.:(epi-MEE-de-um):
Geraniaceae ::Shrubland Rose Scented Geranium:A large growing plant with a pungent scent.:(pe-lar-GO-nee-um):04.15.05
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):
Fagaceae:fagaceae quercus robur fastigiata:Columnar English Oak:A narrow, slow growing Oak tree.::5.18.05
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):
Agavaceae::Blue Star Agave:A blue colored spineless Agave. ::
Crassulaceae ::Tiny Buttons Sedum, Blue Carpet:A low growing Sedum with blue-green soft feathery leaves. ::
Campanulaceae::Great Blue Lobelia, Blue Cardinal Flower:A native Prairie plant found in moist to wet sites.::
Campanulaceae ::Birch Hybrid Campanula:A vigorous grower forming spreading mats. Good for walls and crevices. :(kam-PAN-yew-la):
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
Rosaceae::White Meadow Sweet, Narrowleaf Meadowsweet, Pale Bridewort or Pipestem:A native shrub found growing in wet areas.::
Pinaceae::Slowmound Mugo Pine:A very slow growing dwarf Mugo Pine having an informal appearance.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae tulipa single late:Single Late Tulips, May Flowering Tulips:Single Late Tulips are among the tallest of the garden tulips. They bloom late in the season.::03.21.03 4.27.05
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
Hypericaceae::Giant St. John's-wort, Great St. John's Wort.:A tall spreading Hypericum that grows best on moist sites.:(hy-PER-ee-kum):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja occidentalis hetz midget:Hetz Midget Arborvitae:A dwarf, compact globe form of Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):4.13.01 5.17.05
Liliaceae::Hosta Cherry Berry:A small to medium Hosta noted for it's red petioles and bright red flower scapes.::
Rosaceae::Blazing Sunset Geum, Blazing Sunset Avens:A Geum with bright tangerine red flowers will add a bright spot in the garden.:(JEE-um):
Pinaceae::Dwarf Conic Norway Spruce:A slow growing dwarf Spruce.:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):
Cyperaceae ::Trimberg Wood Sedge, Wood Sedge:A small wiry clump forming sedge that prefers moist soil and some shade.:(KAIR-ex)(sil-VAH-tee-kah):
Magnoliaceae::Merrill Magnolia:A medium Magnolia with large white flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah)(LEEB-ner-eye):
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):
Asteraceae::Red Velvet Achillea:An Yarrow with dark red non-fading flowers.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Asteraceae:asteraceae rudbeckia hirta prairie sun:Prairie Sun Rudbeckia:One of the newer selection of Rudbeckia hirta.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):3.26.05
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):
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
Araceae::Tropic Snow Dieffenbachia, Tropic Snow Dumb Cane:A large growing member of the Dumb Cane with white variegated leaves. All parts of the plants are poisonous.:(deef-en-BACH-ee-uh):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hemerocallis bicolor daylily:Bicolor flowering Daylily:This section contains pictures of Daylily that have bicolor flowers.::7-19-02 4.22.05
Lamiaceae::Walkers Low Catmint:The name implies a small plant but Walkers Low reaches 30 inches. Named after the garden of origin. Good for hot dry spots.:(NEP-e-ta):
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):
Crassulaceae::Cascade Stonecrop, Old Mans Bones:A low growing succulent hardy perennial.::
Polygonaceae::Pink Knot Weed, Pink Head Smart Weed, Pink Knot Weed, Pink Clover, and Pink Fleece Flower.:A tender perennial that readily reseeds in cooler climate gardens.:(poe-LIG-o-num):
Rosaceae::Pink Flare Sargent Cherry:A hardy narrow upright pink flowering Cherry.:(PRU-nus)(sar-jen-TEE-i):
Asteraceae ::Eupatorium Carin:A Eupatorium with a light pink flower.:(yew-pa-TOR-ee-um)(mack-u-LAY-tum):
Asteraceae::Monstrose Rose:An Achilles millefolium cultivar with rose flowers.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
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):
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):
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
Cupressaceae ::Wichita Blue Juniper:A pyramidal blue Juniper reaching over 15 feet.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(skop-u-LO-rum):
Poaceae::Cloud Nine switch Grass:A sturdy upright ornamental grass with an incredible mass of reddish-brown, cloud-like plumes.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Begoniaceae::Posy Wahl Begonia:An upright Begonia with deep pink pendulous flowers.: :
Geraniaceae::Geranium Jolly Bee:A large growing hardy Geranium with large blue flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um:
Cactaceae::Uebelmannia:A solitary Cactus with blue-gray skin.:(yoo-bel-MAHN-ee-uh)(pek-tin-EE-fer-uh):
Convolvulaceae::Blue Casbah Moroccan Glory Vine:A good plant for trailing out of window boxes and containers.:(kon-VOL-vew-lus)(sa-BAT-ee-us):
Caryophyllaceae ::Sweet Williams:A biennial Dianthus that readily reseeds.:(die-An-thus)(bar-BAY-tus):
Hydrangeaceae::Tough Stuff Mountain Hydrangea:A new improved version of the Mountain Hydrangea.:(hi-DRAN-gee-ah)(ser-RA-tah):
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.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae aster umbellatus:Flat-Topped Aster:A tall plant with masses of white flowers in flat-topped clusters.::4.9.5
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):
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
Saxifragaceae::Heuchera Miracle, Miracle Coralbells:A plant that I have heard described to be the Heuchera with Coleus colors.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Taxodiaceae::Krzysztof Yew:A narrow upright Yew.:(TAKS-us):
Plumbaginaceae::Cottontail Sea Thrift:A Sea Thrift with globes of white flowers.:(ar-MEER-i-ah):
Actinidiaceae::Arctic Beauty Kiwi Vine, Variegated Kiwi vine:A vigorous hardy Kiwi vine, grown for it's foliage color.:(kol-o-MIK-ah):
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):
Bromeliaceae::Guzmania blassi:::
Asteraceae::Kalimeris Shogun:A plant with colorful foliage and late blooming Aster-like flowers.:(kal-ih-MER-iss)(yo-ME-nah):
Hydrangeaceae ::Floribunda Hydrangea:One of the larger Hydrangeas with a large amount of white, conical inflorescences.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Scrophulariaceae::Diascia Diamante series:A cool season annual.:(di-AS-she-ah)(BAR-ber-ee):
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):
Poaceae:poaceae sporobolius heterolepis:Prairie Dropseed:A distinctive grass forming tufts of narrow leaves.:(spoor-OB-oh-lus):5.7.05
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
Pedaliaceae::African Foxglove :A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(sir-at-oh-THEE-kah)(try-LOW-bah):
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
Caprifoliaceae::Yellow Net Honeysuckle:A twinning climbing Honeysuckle vine with yellow reticulated veined leaves.:(lon-ISS-er-a):
Lamiaceae::Agastache Acapulco Series::(ah-gas-TAH-kee):02.03.06
Begoniaceae ::Begonia Orange Rubra:A floriferous bloomer, Angel Wing (cane) type Begonia with orange pendulous flowers.::
Cyperaceae::Common Oak Sedge, Pennsylvania sedge:A good plant for average to dry shade. Produces soft clumps of green grass-like leaves.:(KAIR-ex):
Rosaceae ::Flowering Almound, Double Flowering Plum:Double pink flowers early in the spring on a medium sized single stemmed shrub.:(PRUU-nus):
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
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
Lythraceae:lythraceae lythrum salicaria:Purple Loosestrife:At first glance a very ornamental plant. But beneath the outside beauty lays a plant that has become a major invasive pest degrading the natural wetlands.::4.27.05
Hydrangeaceae::Hydrangea Pink Diamond:An improved cultivar of the PG Hydrangea.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
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
Commelinaceae:commelinaceae tradescantia albiflora albo-vittata:Variegated Inch Plant:A variegated form of the Inch plant. :(tray-dess-CAN-tee-ah):4.15.05
Poaceae::Helga Reich Miscanthus, Japanese Silver Grass Helga Reich:A slightly narrow version of Miscanthus Grazillimus.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hemerocallis orange flowering daylily:Orange flowering Daylily:This section contains pictures of Daylilies with orange flowers.::7-19-02 4.22.05
Oleaceae::Gold Peep Forsythia:A low growing smaller Forsythia.:(for-SITH-i-a):
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
Berberidaceae ::Sunsation Barberry:A slow upright growing yellow leaf Barberry.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):
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):
Araceae:araceae aglaonema brevispathum hospitum:Aglaonema brevispathum hospitum:An relatively tall growing Chinese Evergreen.::4.8.5
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.::
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):
Lamiaceae::Cinnamon Basil, Mexican Spice Basil:A basil with cinnamon scented leaves.::
Asteraceae::False Sunflower Sunburst, Sunburst Heliopsis:A medium sized variegated plant with golden yellow flowers. Grows best in full sun.:(hee-lee-OP-sis)(hee-lee-anth-OI-deez):
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):
Araliaceae::Baltic Ivy:A hardy form of the English Ivy. Clings to rough surfaces by adventitious roots growing from the stem.:(Head-er-ah)(HEE-licks):
Dryopteridaceae::Male Fern:A hardy easy to grow native fern. Very adaptable to different sites.:(dry-OP-ter-iss):02.0506
Rosaceae::Funny Face Rose:A shrub Rose from the Easy Elegance series. Pink white blend flowers.::
Ranunculaceae::Double Thrills Pasque Flower:A double form of the Pasque flower.::
Liliaceae::Francis Williams Hosta:A classic Hosta with blue green centers and an irregular yellow margin.::
Ranunculaceae::Clematis herbaceous group:This group is either totally herbaceous or form sub-shrubs.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Lamiaceae::Gages Shadow Perilla :A vigorous Coleus Perilla hybrid with striking foliage.:(per-IL-a)(froo-TE-senz):
Asteraceae::Gaillardia Mesa series:A of Gaillardia on compact plants.:(gal-LARD-ee-uh):
Rosaceae::Ballerina Rose:A large shrub rose producing masses of pink flowers.::
Asteraceae ::Commotion Frenzy Gaillardia, Commotion Frenzy Blanket Flower:A Gailardia with tubular flaring tips of the petals.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):
Cyperaceae::Creeping Variegated Broad Leaf Sedge:A slowly spreading variegated Sedge from underground stems.:(KAIR-ex)(sih-der-OH-stih-kah):
Rutaceae::Common Rue, Herb of Grade:A subshrub grown for the blue green foliage.::
Poaceae::Japanese Striped Corn:A Corn cultivar with colored striped foliage. The variety I observed was a solid purple color.:(ZEE-uh)(maze):
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
Oleaceae::Albert B Holden Lilac:A Lilac with dark purple buds opening to deep purple flowers.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Cupressaceae ::Shore Juniper:A low growing spreading Juniper tolerant of sandy soils.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(kon-FER-ta):
Berberidaceae::Burgundy Carousel Barberry:A medium size improved Red Barberry with burgundy foliage.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):
Liliaceae::Lime Light Dracaena:A cane Dracaena with lime yellow leaves.::
Acanthaceae::Maracas Brazilian Fireworks, Rose Pine, South African Acanthus, Jade Magic, Purple Shrimp Plant:A tropical evergreen plant with deep pinkish-red and purple flowers plus deep green leaves with silver veins. Grows as a shrub in the tropics.::
Primulaceae:primulaceae dodecatheon meadia:Shooting Star, Eastern Shooting Star, Prairie Pointer:Given the proper site and care, this can be a great addition to the garden. A captivating spring blooming plant for the woodland garden.::7-31-01 5.10.05
Lythraceae::Little Mice Cuphea:The tubular flowers of this plant look like "Tiny Mice".:(KEW-ffe-ah)(si-AN-ee-ah):
Liliaceae ::Hosta clausa, Hosta Tsubomi Giboshi:A spreading Hosta with green spear shaped leaves and a plethora of purple closed flower.::
Ranunculaceae::Delphinium nudicaule, Canyon Larkspur, Red Larkspur, Orange Larkspur, Canyon Delphinium:A small species Delphinium with orange red flowers.:(del-FIN-ee-um):
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: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
Ranunculaceae::Byrnes Giant Trollius:A early spring blooming plant with globular deep yellow flowers.:(TROL-i-us)(kul-TOR-um):
Poaceae::Malepartus Japanese Silver Grass:A large ornamental grass resembling Miscanthus Grazillimus.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
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
Verbenaceae ::Temari Verbena:A vigoruos mounding trialing Verbena with over 15 differnt colors.:(ver-BEN-ah):
Rosaceae::Golden Guinea Kerria:A cultivar of Kerria with larger flowers.:(KER-i-ah)(ja-PON-i-Ka):
Ranunculaceae::Clematis:Clematis are very versatile garden vines with a wide range of colors, flower sizes and season of bloom.:(KLEM-uh-tiss) :
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):
Asteraceae::Daisy Duke Shasta Daisy, Daisy May Shasta Daisy:A new florific compact Shasta Daisy.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
Asteraceae:asteraceae tages patula french dwarf marigold photo album:Marigold Bonanza series:A crested French Marigold with large 2 inch flowers.:(ta-GEE-tees):4.11.5
Hydrangeaceae:hydrangeaceae hydrangea grandiflora:Annabelle Hydrangea:A medium sized shrub that prefers partial shade. The large white flowers occur in the late summer. A heirloom shrub.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):4.24.02, 07.23.03 4.18.05
Geraniaceae::Variegated Nutmeg Scented Geranium:A variegated leaf Scented Geranium with a nutmeg scent.:(pel-r-GO-ni-um):
Bignoniaceae::Trumpet Vine, Trumpet Creeper:A fast growing vine that can become invasive.:(KAMP-sis)(Rad-i-cans):
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):
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):
Polemoniaceae::Bungalow Blue Prairie Phlox:A cultivar of the native Prairie Phlox having blue flowers.::
Solanaceae::Picobella series Petunia:A series of Petunias with flowers called milliflora. Meaning lots of small flowers::
Solanaceae::Sparkler Ornamental Pepper:An ornamental Pepper with lots of variegation on the foliage. Fruit are hot.: (KAP-sih-kum) (AN-yoo-um):
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
Ficoidaceae::Tiger Jaws:An easy to grow highly succulent plant with leaves resembling Tiger jaws.:(fow-KAR-ee-uh)(tig-REE-nuh):
Euphorbiaceae::Caper Spurge, Mole Plant, Gopher Purge:An annual Euphorbia reported to repel moles, voles and gophers. :(yew-FOR-bee-ah)(LA-thih-ris):
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
Verbenaceae::Butterfly Bush:An evergreen tropical shrub that almost continually blooms throughout the growing season. Can be grown as a house plant.::
Fagaceae::Purple Leaf Beech, Purple Beech:A very large Beech tree with black-red purple leaves.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Liliaceae::Daylily with double flowers:This section contains pictures of the Daylilies with double flowers.::
Caprifoliaceae::Cayuga Viburnum:A medium shrub with an abundance of white flowers in the spring.:(vy-BER-num)(kar-LEE-see-eye):
Cupressaceae::Daubs Frosted Juniper:A two toned spreading Juniper with frosted gold tips bluish green inner foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-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):
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.::
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):
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
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):
Rosaceae::Barren Strawberry:A ground cover perennial with yellow flowers.:(wald-STINE-i-a):
Boraginaceae::Mon Amie For Get Me Not:Nice blue flowers in the spring. Plants are short lived perennial or biennials. Readily reseeds in the garden if they like the site:(my-oh-SO-tis)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Crassulaceae::Jaws Sedum:A sport of Sedum Autumn Joy with serrated incurred leaves that look like Jaws.::
: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
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
Asclepiadaceae ::Balloon Flower, Oscar, Swan Plant:A large growing plant with small white flowers and inflated balloon-like seed pods.:(as-KLEE-pi-as):
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
Balsaminaceae:balsaminaceae impatiens capensis:Spotted Touch-me-not, Jewel weed:A large growing native wildflower found in moist shaded areas.::12.01.01
Campanulaceae ::Campanula Caroline:A medium growing perennial with showy clusters of shell pink to lavender flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(GLOM-er-ah-ta):
Geraniaceae::Geranium Midnight Reiter:An unusual Geranium with dark purple foliage.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(pray-TEN-see):
Boraginaceae::Heliotrope Blue Wonder:A short Heliotrope cultivars with deep dark blue fragrant flowers. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(hee-li-oo-TROP-i-um)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Cupressaceae::American Pillar Arborvitae:A fast growing hardy Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Saxifragaceae::Dolce Creme Brulee Coral Bells:This Heuchera has bronze to deep golden yellow foliage.:(HEW-ker-a):
Magnoliaceae::Star Magnolia cultivar:An unamed cultivar of the Star Magnolia.:(mag-NO-lee-uh)(stell-AY-tuh):
Rosaceae:rosaceae cotoneaster multiflorus:Many flowered Cotoneaster:A large white flowering shrub that needs lots of space.::5.14.05
Brassicaceae::Flixweed:A large growing plant with highly dissected leaves.::1.12.05
Ulmaceae::Princeton American Elm:A large fast growing Elm that has good resistance to the Dutch Elm disease.:(UL-mus)(a-mer-i-KA-na):
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
Loganiaceae::Dark Knight Butterfly Bush:A Butterfly Bush with very dark purple flowers:(bud-LEE-a)(day-VID-ee-a):
Liliaceae::Mrs R O Backhouse Martagon Lily:A Martagon Lily with dozens of pendulous straw yellow flowers.::
Pinaceae::Serbian Spruce:Probably one of the lesser used Spruce. Has a tight pyramidal growth habit.:(PIE-see-a)(oh-mor-E-ka):
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon smallii, Smalls Penstemon:A short lived perennial with orchid to red violet flowers. Good for full sun, drier spots.::
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Goodness Grows:A long blooming low growing perennial with spikes of deep blue flowers.::
Dryopteridaceae::Tattering Fern:A chance cultivar of the Lady Fern that physically is entirely different looking.:(ah-THEE-ree-um):
Asteraceae::Double Trouble Sneezeweed, Double Trouble Helens Flower:A semi-double Sneezeweed with yellow flowers.:(hel-EE-nee-um):
Begoniaceae::Cute Kiss Pink Begonia:A mounding Begonia with two toned flowers on pendulous stems.:(be-GON-yuh) :
Asteraceae::Cupid's Dart, Cupids Dart:A short lived perennial with blue flower.:(kat-a-NAN-ke)(se-RU-lee-ah):
Aceraceae::Crimson Sentry Maple:A broad columnar tree with maroon foliage.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
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
Convolvulaceae::Crimson Rambler Morning Glory:Produces large trumpet shaped crimson flowers.:(eye-po-MEE-ah):
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.::
Caryophyllaceae::Gary Eichhorn Dianthus:A pink long blooming Dianthus cultivar.:(dye-AN-thus)(sub-a-KAW-liss):
Ranunculaceae::Lavender Mist Thalictrum, Lavender Mist Meadow Rue, Giant Meadow Rue:A large perennial that enjoys partial sun and adequate moisture.:(tha-LICK-trum):
Brassicaceae::Lemon Zest Wallflower:A Wallflower with bright yellow flowers. A good companion for Pansies.:(e-RIH-sih-mum):
Convolvulaceae:convolvulaceae ipomea batatus margarite:Ornamental Sweet Potato Vine Margarita:A bright yellow, chartreuse colored Sweet Potato Vine. An older variety of Sweet Potato Vine. :(ih-po-MEE-ah):
: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
Solanaceae::Clamouflage Grape Petunia:A grape purple flowering Petunia with variegated foliage.::
Begoniaceae::Begonia Palomar Prince:A rhizomatous Begonia with dark green, deeply cut leaves. Can be used in hanging baskets.::
Rosaceae::Texas Scarlet Flowering Quince:A reddish Flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez):
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.::
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):
Asteraceae:asteraceae dahlia:Dahlia:This section contains information on how to dig and store Dahlia's tuberous roots.::4.8.5
Agavaceae::White-Striped Century Plant, White-Centered Mexican Century Plant:An attractive Agave with a white stripe down the center of the leaves.:(a-GAH-vee):
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):
Liliaceae:liliaceae chionodoxa sardensis:Glory-of-the-Snow, Glory in the Snow:One of the earliest bulbs to bloom in our area. A great plant to perennialize a spot in the garden.::4.13.02 4.22.05
Lamiaceae::Basil Boxwood:A small globular shaped Basil resembling small Boxwood plants.:(OSS-ih-mum)(bass-IL-ee-kum) :
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):
Rosaceae ::Thornless Cockspur Hawthorn:A thornless variety of the Cockspur Hawthorn.:(kra TEE gus)(krus GA li):
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.::
Liliaceae::Tiny Tears Hosta, Young Maidan Host:A dwarf mounding Hosta with green heart shaped leaves.::
Saxifragaceae::Frosted Violet Heuchera, Frosted Violet Coral Bells:A vigorous purple leaf Heuchera.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Bromeliaceae:bromeliaceae guzmania named cultivars:Guzmania Marjan:A yellow bract Guzmania.::04.02.02 4.12.5
Asteraceae::Ligularia Othello:A big and bold perennial that prefers cool, moist, shaded sites. The key words are cool-moist and shaded.:(lig-yew-LAYER-ee-a)(den-TAH-ta):09.22.05
Asteraceae::Pink Beauty Boltonia:A pink flowering version of the more common Boltonia Snow Bank.::12.21.05
Crassulaceae::Hens and Chicks with green foliage, House Leek:A grouping of Hens and Chicks with greenish foliage.:(sem-per-VEEV-um)(tek-TOH-rum):
::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::
Begoniaceae ::Begonia Baby Wing Pink:A mounded upright Begonias with pink flowers.::
Rosaceae::Rosea Plena Dwarf Flowering Plum:A cultivar of the Dwarf Flowering Almond with double flowers.:(PRUU-nus)(glan-duu-LO-sa):
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.::
Ericaceae::White Lights Rhododendron:An extremely floriferous member of the Northern Lights Azaleas.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
Rosaceae::Prairie Joy shrub Rose:A medium size rose with double pink flowers. Part of the Canada Parkland Rose series.::
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela florida minuet:Weigela Minuet:One of the smaller more compact Weigela.:(wi-GEE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):11-17-01, 6.24.02,4.5.5
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
Lamiaceae::Archers Gold Thyme:A Thyme with gold to yellow foliage the entire growing season.:(TY-muss):
Begoniaceae::Begonia Sophie Cecile:A tall growing cane-like Begonia.::02.16.06
Caprifoliaceae ::Emerald Triumph Viburnum:A hybrid compact Viburnum.:(vy-BER-num):
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
Lamiaceae::Summer Sunshine Teucrium:A shrubby perennial with yellow spring foliage fading to chartreuse in the summer::
Poaceae:poaceae miscanthus sinensis sirene:Miscanthus Sirene:A large up right clumping Miscanthus.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):4.28.02
Liliaceae:liliaceae chlorophytum general data:Spider PLant:One of the more common plants used in the indoors.:(kloh-roh-FYE-tum):1-15-03
Liliaceae::Pleomele Song of India:A variegated form of the all green Pleomele.::02.31.05
Verbenaceae ::Verbena rigida, Coarse Verbena, Sandpaper Verbena:A low growing Verbena producing bright purple or magenta flowers.::
Saxifragaceae::Fireworks Coral Bells, Fireworks Heuchera:A small clumping Heuchera with bronze foliage and lots of light pink flowers:(HEW-ker-ah):
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):
Liliaceae::Hosta Gold Edger:A dense mounding Hosta with chartreuse to gold foliage.::
Rosaceae::Camelot Ornamental Crab:A small Ornamental Crab red buds opening to fuchsia white flowers. Part of the Round Table series of Ornamental Crab trees.::
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
Liliaceae::Waterlily Autumn Crocus:A double flowering form of the Autumn Flowering Crocus.:(KOHL-chi-kum) :
Labiatae ::Monarda Monches Farm:A pink flowering Monarda cultivar.:(mo-NAR-da):
Verbenaceae::Bright Eyes Verbena, Lanai Bright Eye Verbena:A trailing Verbena with bright pink flowers having a dark pink eye.:(ver-BEE-na):
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::Dwarf Himalayan Pine:A slow growing dwarf form of the Himalayan Pine. Very difficult to find concrete data on this plant. The nurseries that grow it list it at a wide range of shapes and sizes.:(PY-nus)(wal-lik-ee-AH-nuh):
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
Liliaceae ::Killarney Red Garkic:A rocambole type having white papery skin over reddish cloves.:(AL-ee-um):
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
Osmundaceae::Royal Fern, Flowering Fern:A large fern for the wet areas of the garden.::04.20.06
Caryophyllaceae ::Dynasty series:Lightly scented carnation like blooms.:(die-AN-thus)(bar-BAY-tus):
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):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium sanquineum album:Geranium sanguineum Album:A medium spreading and medium height, white flowering cultivar of the "Bloody Cranesbill" Geranium.::4.18.05
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):
Asteraceae::Woods Asters:A group of Aster cultivars with good mildew resistance, compact growth and a range of colors.::Symphyotrichum
Pinaceae ::Montgomery Spruce, RH Montgomery Spruce:A intense blue dwarf blue Spruce.:(PY-see-uh)(PUN-gens):4.21.05
Asteraceae:asteraceae echinops ritro:Globe Thistle:A thistle like plant with globular blue flowers.:(EK-in-ops):11.21.03 4.9.5
Saxifragaceae::Firefly Coral Bells, Firefly Heuchera, Leuchkafe:A green foliage Heuchera with deep red flowers.:(HEW-ker-a):
Papilionaceae::Babtisia Carolina Moonlight:A vigorous, easy to grow long lived perennial.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Marble Arch Rose:A Salvia grown more for the colorful bracts than the small flowers.:(sal-VI-a)(ver-IH-dis):
Bromeliaceae:bromeliaceae:Bromeliad:This section cotains general information on the very diverse Bromeliad family.::4.11.5
Buxaceae::Wintergreen Boxwood:A cold hardy Boxwood for hardiness zone #5. One of the larger Boxwoods.::
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Comtesse de Bouchaud:A large single flowering Clematis with pink flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
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):
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):
Convolvulaceae:convolvulaceae ipomea batatus sweet potatoe roots:Sweet Potato Roots:If you have ever wondered why this plant is called a "Sweet Potato". The following set of pictures of the roots will solve this mystery:(ip-oh-MEE-a)(bat-TAT-as):5.15.05
Cactaceae::Echinopsis Los Angeles:A beautiful Echinopsis hybrid.:(ek-in-OP-sis):
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
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):
:critters::This section contains pictures of animal figures used to embellish the garden or landscape. ::4.5.5
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
Rosaceae ::Limemound Spirea:A small mounding shrub with bright lime yellow foliage in the spring.::06.19.06
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
Pinaceae::Pixie Dust Alberta Spruce:A slow growing dense Alberta Spruce. Name refers to the second flush of yellow growth as if dusted by Pixies. :(PY-see-uh):
Rosaceae ::Crimson and Gold Flowering Quince:A red flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez):
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):
Begoniaceae ::Trout-leaf Begonia, Trout Begonia, Mini Angel wing Begonia:An angel wing begonia with small leaves.:(be-GON-yuh):
Taxodiaceae::Flushing Yew:A slender form of the Yew.:(TAX-us):
Rosaceae::Elsie Rathke Ornamental Crab:A small ornamental Crab with red buds opening to pinkish-white flowers.::
Malvaceae::Bali Rose of Sharon:A good medium size late blooming shrub.:(hi-BIS-kus)(seer-ee-AK-us):
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) :
:walls lannon stone::::
Fagaceae::White Oak, American White Oak:A moderately growing, medium to large Oak tree.:(Kwer-kus)(AL-ba):
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
Cactaceae::Opuntia macrorhiza Red Throat:A selection of O.macrohiza with a consistent red throat.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
Asteraceae ::Giant Daisy, High Daisy, Hungarian Daisy:A very tall bush-like daisy::
Brassicaceae::Little Gem Candytuft:A compact cultivar of the perennial Candytuft.:(eye-BEER-is) (sem-per-VY-renz):
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):
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) :
Scrophulariaceae::Cool Snapdragons series:A tall Snapdragon that makes good cut flowrs.:(an-tih-RI-num)(MAY-jus):
Grossulariaceae::Clove Current, Golden Current, Buffalo Current, Missouri Current:A native shrub with fragrant yellow flowers. Will spread by suckers to form a colony.::
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
Rosaceae::Yellow Submarine Shrub Rose:This easy to grow rose is part of the Easy Elegance® Rose Collection.::
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
Caryophyllaceae::Supra Purple Dianthus:A purple to rosy purple Dianthus which is part of the Supra Series.:(dy-AN-thus):
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
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
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
Primulaceae ::Rubin Auslese Primula:A cultivar of the Drumstick Primula:(PRIM-eu-la)(den-tik-ew LAH-ta):
Cyperaceae ::Variegated Palm Sedge:Resembles a small palm tree with a clear yellow border around the leaves.:(KAIR-ex)(mus-king-goo-MEN-sis):
Plantaginaceae::Rocky Mountain Penstemon, Porch Penstemon:A native hardy, long lived medium tall Penstemon.:(pen-STE-mon):
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):
Lamiaceae::Playin The Blues Salvia:A free blooming tall Salvia tender perennial grown as an annual in colder climates.::
:plaques and signs::Signs and plaques can be nice ornamental additions to the garden.::4.7.5
Hypericaceae::Hidcote St Johns Wort:An old cultivar with a long season of bloom, very hardy and easy to maintain.:(hy-PER-ee-kum):
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
Ranunculaceae::Honorine Jobert Windflower, Honorine Jobert Anemone:A vigorous white blooming heirloom Windflower. Can become an aggressive spreader in the garden.:(a-NEM-oh-nee):
Araceae::Giant Elephant Ears, Giant Colocasia:A green foliage Elephant Ears that reach gigantic size.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh):
Pinaceae ::R. Kluis Blue Spruce:A slow growing blue Spruce cultivar.::
Geraniaceae::Burgundy Pelargonium, Kalwerbossie Geranium:A dramatic combination of the silvery foliage and dark wine red colored flowers.:(pel-r-GO-ni-um):
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Susan:A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series. Has red-purple flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah):05.24.06
Cactaceae::Plains Prickly Pear, Twist Spine Prickly Pear:A Cactus that is hardy to zone #5. :(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
Boraginaceae::Pulmonaria Raspberry Splash:A Pulmonaria with silver marked foliage and raspberry-coral flowers.:(pul-muh-NAIR-ee-uh:
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
Araceae::Chinese Evergreen cultivars:This section contains pictures of the different Chinese Evergreen cultivars. ::4.8.5
Cupressaceae::Gold Thread False Cypress:A medium size False Cypress with golden thread-like foliage.:(kam-e-SIP-a-ris):
Asteraceae::Perennial Sunflower:A large perennial sunflower with double yellow flowers.:(HE-li-an-thus):
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
Acanthaceae::White Candles, Whitefieldia:A tropical shrub with pure white flowers that can be grown in the house.::
Pinaceae::Mrs. Cesarini Colorado Spruce:A dwarf slow growing Colorado Spruce.:(PY-see-uh):
Saxifragaceae::Bergenia Photo Album:A photo album of different cultivars of Bergenia.::04.30.05
Lamiaceae::Salvia Mystic Spires Blue:A dwarf form of Salvia Indigo Spires. Grown as a perennial in warmer zones an as an annual in cooler zones.:(SAL-vie-a):
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
Poaceae::Sea Blue Fescue:A Fescue cultivar with blue green foliage.:(fes-TOO-kah):
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
Liliaceae::Yellow Star Grass:A diminutive plant that is easily passed by unless it is flowering.::
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Summer Skies:A double hardy Geranium with pale blue flowers and yellow :(jer-AY-nee-um)(pray-TEN-see):
Pinaceae ::Pinus Hornibrookiana:A slow growing compact, globose Austrian Pine cultivar.:(PY-nus)(NY-grah):
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
Caprifoliaceae ::Java Red Weigela:One of the smaller Weigela.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Malvaceae:malvaceae abutilon theophrasti:Velvetleaf, Butterprint, Piemaker:A tall growing plant that is considered a noxious weed in many areas.:(ab-YEW-tih-lon):rev 8.03.02 4.27.05
Asteraceae::Purple Bush Eupatorium:A dwarf more compact cultivar of Eupatorium.:(yew-pa-TOR-ee-um)(mack-u-LAY-tum) :
Bromeliaceae::Neoregelia cultivars:This section contains images of different Neoregelia cultivars.:(nee-o-ree-jeel’-ya):
Fagaceae::Spaeth Purple Beech, Spath Purple Beech:A smaller more compact purple leaf Beech.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Liliaceae::Hosta June:A medium size mounding Hosta with blue leaves having a goldish center.::
Asteraceae::Pooh Dahlia:A collaterette type of Dahlia with with 3.5 inch orange yellow bicolor flower.:(DAHL-ya) :
Asteraceae::Dahlia Figaro series:A series of dwarf Dahlia that is often produced from seed. Called a bedder Dahlia. Many times grown as an annual.:(DAHL-ya):
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea abies fastigiata islels:Iseli Fastigiate:A very narrow conical Spruce.:(PY-see-ah)(A-bees):12.14.01
Lamiaceae::Purple Rooster Bee Balm, Purple Rooster Monarda:A Monarda with purple colored flowers.:(mo-NAR-da):
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
Saxifragaceae::Prairie Alumroot, Heuchera Richardsonii:Prairie Alumroot is found in prairies, savannas, and woodlands. Preferring full sun and drier growing conditions.::
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae crassula argentea hummel's sunset:Hummel's Sunset Jade:An interesting cultivar of the popular Jade.::5.15.05
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
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta sea spirit:Hosta Sea Sprite:A gold centered green foliage plant.::
Liliaceae::Gold Standard Hosta:A classic fast growing medium large Hosta with a green edge and gold centers.::
Primulaceae::Super Nova Primula:Ann improved strain of Primrose with a plethora of colors. Grown as an annual or perennial.::
Scrophulariaceae ::Veronica Eveline:A medium tall Veronica with dense racemes of purplish red flowers.:(ve-RON-i-ka):
Solanaceae::Petunia Daddy series:A series of Petunias with large grandiflora types flowers being heavily veined.::
Asteraceae::Pink Pussy Toes:A good gray foliage plant for full sun dry rock gardens. Will cascade over rocks.:(an-ten-AR-ee-uh):
Asteraceae:compositae sonchus oleraceus:Common Sow thistle, Annual Sow thistle:A common yellow flowering weed.::08.22.02 4.16.05
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::Dwarf Flowering Almound:A small multi stemmed suckering shrub with rosy red flowers.:(PRUU-nus)(ten-ELL-uh):
Hypericaceae:hypericaceae hypericum calycinum:St. John's Wort, Aaron's Beard:A vigorous fast growing woody plant spreading by stolons. Produces a mass of yellow flowers in the summer.:(hy-PER-ee-kum):4.19.05
Rosaceae::Dwarf Flowering Plum:A medium shrub that produces a plethora of flowers in the spring.:(PRUU-nus)(glan-duu-LO-sa):
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):
Balsaminaceae::Jungle Gold Impatiens:A tropical looking yellow flowering Impatiens.::
Ginkgoaceae::Fairmont Ginkgo:A large upright pyramidal tree.:(GINK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Iridaceae::Whitewell Purple Crocus:A cultivar of the Snow Crocus.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta sieboldiana big daddy:Hosta Big Daddy:A very large blue Hosta.::4.26.05
Pinaceae::Blue Nest Spruce:A dwarf slow growing Black Spruce with bluish foliage.:(PY-see-uh):
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
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
Polygonaceae::Himalayan Fleece Flower:A perennial that grows best in cool moist sites.:(per-si-KAR-ee-ah)(a-FEE-nis):
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):
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):
Taxodiaceae ::Beanpole Yew, Bean Pole Yew, Columnar Yew:A narrow columnar form of the Yew.:(TAKS-us):
Cupressaceae::Zmatlik Arborvitae:A compact columnar Arborvitae with deep green ruffled foliage.::
Ranunculaceae::Purple and Violet Tree Peony:Peony that grow on woody stems and do not die back to the ground like herbaceous Peony::
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
Asteraceae::Dahlia Dahlietta:A dwarf compact series of Dahlia.::
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
Fagaceae ::Purple English Oak:A slow growing English Oak with reddish purple leaves.::
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):
Solanaceae::Marbles Ornamental Peppers:An ornamental Pepper producing marble shaped multicolored fruit. Reported to have medium heat.:(KAP-sih-kum) (AN-yoo-um):
Scrophulariaceae::Foxglove Dalmatian series:A biennial that flowers first year from seeds.:(dij-i-TAL-is)(pur-PU-ree-ah):
Polygonaceae::Japanese Knotweed, Reynoutria Fleeceflower, Dwarf Japanese Fleeceflower:A fast growing ground cover.:(poe-LIG-o-num):
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.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae tagetes hero:Marigold Hero:An excellent compact French dwarf Marigold.::4.11.5
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
Cornaceae::Cornus alba aurea:A large Dogwood with red stems and yellow foliage.:(KOR-nus)(AL-ba):
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):
Pinaceae::Procumbens Blue Spruce:A prostate Spruce with blue foliage.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
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):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela florida alexander:Weigela Wine Roses:A medium size Weigela with vivid dark pink flowers and dark purple foliage.::4.12.05
Lamiaceae::Monarda Its Magic:A tall Monarda with good mildew resistance.:(mo-NAR-da):
Acanthaceae::Persian Shield:A plant grown for its iridescent foliage.:(strow-bil-LAN-thees)(die-er-ee-AA-nuss):4.7.5
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):
Liliaceae::Henderson's fawn lily:A native western American plant.::
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):
Caprifoliaceae ::Centennial Weigelia:A large shrub with funnel shaped red flowers.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Hypericaceae::Blue Velvet Kalm's St Johns Wort:A Kalmn Hypericum with bluish foliage.:(hy-PER-ee-kum):
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
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):
Pinaceae::Baby Blue Eyes Spruce:Considered a semi-dwarf blue Spruce. :(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
Rosaceae::Blackhawk Mountain Ash:A Mountain Ash cultivar that is resistant to sunscald and other disease.:(Sor-bus) (aw-ku-PA-ria):
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
Hyacinthaceae::Common Camassia:A native of the northwestern region of USA and Canada.::
Rosaceae::Nanking Cherry, Manchu Cherry:A medium to large spring flowering shrub.:(PRU-nus)(to-men-TOE-sa):5.26.05
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):
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
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
Hydrangeaceae ::Brussels Sprouts Hydrangea:A paniculata type Hydrangea with large flowers.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Malvaceae::Jazzberry Jam Hibiscus:A newer hardy Hibiscus cultivar with bright magenta-pink flowers.::
Pinaceae::Beuronensis Scotch Pine:A slow growing bushy dome shaped Scotch Pine.:(PIE-nus)(sil-VES-tris):
Euphorbiaceae::Euphorbia Burgundy Wine, Burgundy Wine Caribbean Copper Plan:A tender perennial used as an annual in colder hardiness zones. Used for it burgundy foliage.::
:pots of plants hanging baskets:Hanging baskets:This section contains pictures of annuals in hanging baskets.::4.5.7
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.::
Rosaceae ::Redleaf Rose:A large gangly shrub rose grown for its foliage and flowers.::
Rubiaceae:: Partridge-berry, Partridgeberry, Squawvine, Twinberry, Winter Clover:A low creeping plant with small white flowers and bright red berries.::
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Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Sunny Border Blue:A medium Veronica with violet blue flower spikes.:(ver-ON-ih-kah):
Crassulaceae::Donkey Ears Kalanchoe, Giant Kalanchoe, Good Luck Leaf, Leaf of Life, Life Plant, Miracle Leaf, Palm Beachbells, Sprout Leaf Plant, Sprouting Leaf, Tree of Life.:An interesting succulent plant, forming new plantlets along the sides of the leaves.::
Geraniaceae::Geranium New Hampshire Purple:A mounding plant with deep magenta (red purple) flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um) :
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):
Lamiaceae::Magic Michael Basil:A compact Basil with highly fragrant leaves.:(OSS-ih-mum)(bass-IL-ee-kum):
Rosaceae::Pauls Scarlet Hawthorn:A red flowering Hawthorn.:(kra-TEE-gus):
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):
Caryophyllaceae::Cluster Head Pink, Dianthus Carthusianorum:A perennial with pink flowers on top stems above the foliage.:(dye-AN-thus)(kar-thoo-see-AN-or-um):
Polemoniaceae::Garden Phlox Tracy's Treasure:A tall Garden Phlox with soft pink flowers. Has a very long blooming season.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Rosaceae::Morden Sunrise Rose:A medium size shrub rose with yellow to orange yellow flowers. Part of the Canadian Parkland series.::
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
Cupressaceae::Japanese Falsecypress, Springleaf Japanese falsecypress, Sawara Cyress:Foliage changes form yellow to green to yellow along with the season.:(kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):
Dryopteridaceae::Wildwood Twist Japanese Painted Fern, Athyrium Wildwood Twist:A newer cultivar of the familiar Japanese Painted Fern.:(a-THI-ree-um)(nip-pon-IK-cum)(PIK-tum):
Saxifragaceae::Green Spice Coral Bells:A Coral Bells having green leaves with a silver ting and burgundy veins.::
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):
Asteraceae:asteraceae rudbeckia nitida herbstonne:Rudbeckia Herbstonne, Giant Rudbeckia:A wide spreading very tall full sun perennial. Because of its size and large amount of flowers, this plant can become a show stopper in your garden. It sure is in mine.:(rud-BEK-ee-a)(nit-TI-da):4.10.5
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Queen Alexander:A medium Astilbe with deep pink flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
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):
Cupressaceae::Gold Lace Juniper:A medium up right spreading Juniper with gold colored foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
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
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
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):
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
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):
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Lubecca:A long blooming Salvia with violet blue flowers.:(SAL-vie-a):03.06.06
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
Caryophyllaceae::Tunic saxifrage, Tunic flower, Coat Flower, Saxifrage Pink:A tough dainty plant that looks like Creeping Baby's Breath.::
Dipsacaceae::Tatarian Cephalaria, Giant Cephalaria:A large perennial plant. :(sef-al-AY-ri-ah)(gi-GAN-tee-ah):
Asteraceae::Ageratum corymbosum, Flattop Ageratum, Butterfly Mist,:An Ageratum not commonly found for sale.:(ad-jur-RAY-tum)(kor-rim-BOW-sum):
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
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
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
Apiaceae::Cow Parsnip, Indian Celery, Indian Rhubarb:A large plant found growing in sun to semi-shaded moist areas.::
Plantaginaceae::Carillo Red Penstemon:A seed grown red flowering Penstemon. A Fleuroselect winner.:(pen-STE-mon):
Lamiaceae::Sensation Rose Salvia:A compact Salvia selection with bright rose flowers on tightly packed spikes.:(SAL-vee-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
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
Rosaceae::Swan Lake Three Lobe Spirea:A compact version of the species plant.:(spy-REE-a)(tri-lo-BA-tah):
Primulaceae::Gold Leaf Lysimachia:A trailing ground cover type plant with yellow foliage.::
Liliaceae::Hosta Pilgrim:A small vigorous variegated Hosta.::
Fabaceae::Lead Plant, Prairie Shoestring, False Indigo:A native North American Prairie plant.: :6.17.05
Asteraceae::Sombrero Hot Coral Coneflower:A seed strain of Coneflowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Liliaceae::Spider Flower Daylily:This section contains pictures of Daylilies with spider flowers::
Asteraceae:asteraceae artemesia ludoviciana:White Sage:A native wildflower with white/silver gray colored leaves.:(ar-te-MIZ-ee-uh):4.9.5
Pinaceae::Fastigiate Blue Spruce:A smaller narrow Spruce with erect branches.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
Liliaceae::Guilt by Association Hosta:A medium sized Hosta with foliage emerging yellow than changing to chartreuse.::
Convolvulaceae:convolvulaceae ipomea tricolor photo ablum:Early Call:Early Call is a variegated Morning Glory variety that comes in a variety of colors.:(ip-oh-MEE-a):07.11.03 5.15.05
Rosaceae::Snow Wreath, Alabama Snow Wreath:A novelty shrub with arching branches and white flowers.:(nev-IU-si-a)(al-a-bame-EN-sis):
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
Lamiaceae::Plectranthus Mona Lavender:A phenomenal plant with lavender flowers and dark green leaves with purple undersides. Grown outdoors or indoors as a house plant.:(plec-TRAN-thus):
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
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
Malvaceae::Nigra Hollyhock:A classic Hollyhock with dark maroon almost black single flowers.:(al-SEE-a)(Ro-see-a):
Rosaceae::John Davis Rose:A large Shrub Rose that can be used as a shrub or a climber. Part of the explorer series of Rose.::
Hydrangeaceae::Phantom Hydrangea:Phantom has some of the largest flowers of the H. paniculata cultivars.:(hy-DRAIN-juh)(pan-ick-yoo-LAY-tuh):
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
Piperaceae::Parallel Peperomia:An easy to grow pendant type of Peperomia with striped foliage.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh) :06.10.06
Balsaminaceae::Super Elfin Impatiens:A series of compact Impatiens. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(im-PAY-shenz)(wal-er-ee-A-na):
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
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):
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):
Ranunculaceae::Clematis evergreen group:This group of Clematis has evergreen and semi-evergreen foliage.:KLEM-uh-tiss):
Lamiaceae ::Jean Davis Lavender,Munstead Pink, Nana Rosea:A pink to mauve colored lavender with grayish green foliage.:(lav-AN-dew-lah) (an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):
Apocynaceae::Vinca Bowles, Periwinkle:This Vinca cultivar has larger leaves, flowers and a more vigorous grower:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):
Saxifragaceae::Spit Fire Coral Bells, Heuchera Coral Bells:A green foliage Coral Bells producing many small flowers on wiry stems.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Fabaceae:fabaceae cercis canadensis covey:Lavender Twist Redbud:A weeping form of the tree Red Bud.::05.17.05
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
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):
Amaranthaceae::Alternanthera, Josephs Coat, Parrot Leaf:Tender perennials or shrubs grown as annuals in the colder hardiness zones. Can be grown indoors as a house plant.:(al-ter-NAN-the-ra):
Poaceae::Rainbow Fescue, Large Blue Fescue:A large blue-silver colored Fescue.:(fes-TOO-kah):
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
Rosaceae ::Pasteur Rose, Carolina Rose, Wild Rose:A wild rose with a single pink flowers.::
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Diamond:A tall Astilbe with large white flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Asteraceae::Sienna Sunset Coreopsis:A thread leaf Coreopsis cultivar with a new color.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Agavaceae::Artichoke Agave, Dwarf Artichoke Agave:A beautiful bluish colored Agave forming stubby rosette of leaves.:(a-GAH-vee)(PAIR-ree-eye):
Euphorbiaceae::Ascot Rainbow Euphorbia:A hybrid Euphorbia with colorful leaves and bracts.:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh):
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
Rosaceae::Pink Princess Flower Crabapple:Compact Flowering Crab reaching 8 feet high with rose-pink flowers.::
Apiaceae::Bronze Fennel:Along with it's culinary uses this plant is a nice ornamental in the garden::
Aceraceae::Tsuma-gaki Japanese Maple:A small tree with yellowish green leaves edged with red.:(AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
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
Aceraceae::Black Maple:A large Maple very similar to Sugar Maple. ::
Liliaceae::Hosta Diana Remembered:A medium to large white edged Hosta named after the late Diana, Princess of Wales.::
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):
Rosaceae::Chanticleer flowering Pear, Chanticleer Pear, Glens Form Pear, Cleveland Select Pear:An improved Bradford Pear cultivar.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
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
Asteraceae::White American Basket Flower:A white flowering form of the native American Basket Flower.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh):4.8.5
Asteraceae::Erigeron Double Beauty , Fleabane, Daisy Fleabane:An Erigeron with double flowers in blues and purples.:(er-RIG-er-on):
Asteraceae ::Blue Horizon Ageratum:A larger Ageratum with blue to purplish blue flowers.:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
Asteraceae::Aster Twilight:A cultivar of the native big leaf Aster with blue flowers.::
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):
Crassulaceae:: Echeveria Perle Von Nürnberg':A beautiful rosette-forming succulent with interestingly pale grayish brown with pink highlights.:(ech-e-VER-i-a):
Poaceae::June Grass, Prairie June Grass:A tough, low growing cool season grass.:(koh-LAIR-ee-ah)(mah-KRAN-than):
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
Taxodiaceae::Dawn Redwood:A very large deciduous conifer that will tolerate moist sites:(met-a-see-KWOY-ah)(glip-too-stroo-BOY-dez):
Betulaceae::American Hornbeam, Blue Beech, Ironwood, Muscle Tree:A small native tree.:(kar-PI-nus)(ka-ro-lin-i-A-na):
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
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
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
Polygonaceae:polygonaceae rumex crispus:Curly Dock, Yellow Dock, Sour Dock:An alien plant that has spread throughout most of the USA. A common weed of pastures and fields.::5.9.05
Liliaceae::Praying Hands Hosta:Forms a tight upright plant with curled leaves that look like praying hands.::
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
Scrophulariaceae::Solstice series of Snapdragons:A mid sized Snapdragon coming in a wide range of colors.:(an-tih-RI-num)(MAY-jus):
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.::
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
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
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
Lamiaceae::Sugar Plum Ajuga, Sugar Plum Bugle weed:A nice Ajuga with colorful foliage.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
Caryophyllaceae::Rupert's Pink Dianthus:An improved, compact Carthusian Dianthus with rosy-red flowers.:(dye-AN-thus):
Pinaceae::Pendulous Blue Spruce, Weeping Blue Spruce:A dwarf Blue Spruce forming an irregular pendulous growth form.:(PY-see-uh)(PUN-gens):
Asteraceae::Little Princess Shasta Daisy:A dwarf cultivar of Shasta Daisy. :(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
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):
Hydrangeaceae ::Bella Anna Hydrangea:A red blooming Annabella Hydrangea.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Cupressaceae::Taylor Juniper:A tall narrow upright Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(ver-jin-ee-A-na):
Saxifragaceae::Amber Waves Coral Bells:Heuchera Amber Waves forms a rounded clump of ruffled Amber colored leaves::
Hamamelidaceae::Dwarf Fothergilla:The species Fothergilla that is sometimes called Dwarf Fothergilla.:(faw-thur-GIL-luh)(gaar-DEE-nee-eye):7.15.05
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):
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 ::Flowering Crab Kirk, Ornamental Flowering Crab Kirk:A small white flowering ornamental crab::
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):
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.::
Dryopteridaceae::Leather Wood Fern, Marginal Wood Fern, Marginal Shield Fern:A sturdy upright fern for moist shady conditions.:(dry-OP-ter-iss) :
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):
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
Araceae::Mojito Elephant Ears:A Elephant Ears with medium green leaves splotched with irregular areas of purple. Grown as an annual in colder hardiness zones.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh)(Mo-he-toe):
Brassicaceae::Pixie Cream Rock Cress:A Rock Cress with creamy yellow flowers.::
Cornaceae::Isanti Dogwood:::
Rosaceae:rosaceae potentilla arguta:Tall Potentilla, Prairie Cinquefoil:A native prairie wild flower reaching 1-3 feet with white flowers.::5.14.05
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Walter:A clump forming Coreopsis with golden yellow flowers having a reddish brown center ring.::
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae iberis sempervivens:Purity Candytuft,:A low growing compact Candytuft.:(eye-BEER-is) (sem-per-VY-renz):4.11.5
Asteraceae:asteraceae solidago canadensis:Canadian Goldenrod, Tall Goldenrod:One of the more common Goldenrods. Quickly colonizes disturbed areas or open fields. As with all Goldenrod's, they are not the culprit that cause allergy problems. Their pollen is relatively heavy and is carried away by insects not the wind.::09.15.02 4.11.5
Malvaceae::Double Pink Hollyhock:A Hollyhock with large soft pink apricot flowers.:(al-SEE-a)(Ro-see-a):
Caprifoliaceae::Sambucus nigra 'Pulverulenta':A medium sized shrub with splashed variegation. Could be less vigorous than other Sambucus.:(sam-BOO-kus)(NY-grah):
Scrophulariaceae::Straw Foxglove, Yellow Foxglove:A true perennial Foxglove with pale yellow flowers.:(dij-i-TAL-lis)(loo-TEA-ah):
Lamiaceae::Agastache Tutti Frutti:Produces pink flower from midsummer to frost.:(ag-ah-STAK-ee):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta anne arrett:Hosta Anne Arrett:A yellow leaf Hosta with a thin white margin. ::4.22.05
Fabaceae::Ruby Moon Hyacinth Bean plant:A vigorous ornamental vine grown by Thomas Jefferson (species plant). A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(LAB-lab):
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):
Verbenaceae ::Brazilian Verbain, Verbena Buenos Aires:Tall plants with bright lilac-violet flowers.:(ver-BEE-nuh)(bon-ar-ee-EN-sis):
Asteraceae::Aster Hulk, China Aster:The flowers of this plant are totally different from other Asters.::05.14.06
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Garden Leader series:::
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Brilliant:A bright pink flowering variety of Sedum spectabile.::
Campanulaceae::Lobelia Starship Scarlet:A deep red sturdy Lobelia. Likes a moist area in the garden.::
Asteraceae::Spotted Knapweed,:An introduced plant that has become a pest in cultivation.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh):
Liliaceae::Lily turf:A clump forming grass-like perennial.:(LEER-ri-oo-pa):
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
Cupressaceae::Holmstrup Yellow Arborvitae:A yellow foliage form of Holmstrup Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
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):
Caprifoliaceae ::Bitchiu Viburnum:A large open shrub flowering in the early spring.:(vy-Ber-num)(bitch-i-uu-EN-see):
Poaceae::Frost Grass, Graybeard Grass:A smaller flowering grass with striking fall color.:(spoh-dee-oh-POH-gon)(si-BEER-ih-kus):
Rosaceae::Lady Elsie May Shrub Rose:An All American Selection with good disease resistance and Coral colored flowers.::
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):
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
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
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
Juncaceae::Twisted Arrow Rush:A combination of Juncus Blue Arrows for height and Juncus Spiralis to fill in the base.:(JUN-kus)(eh-FYOO-sus):
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
Hydrangeaceae:saxifragaceae philadelphus coronarius minnesota snowflake:Minnesota Snowflake Mockorange:A medium sized shrub that produces a mass of double white flowers.:(fil-ah-DEL-fus)(vir-jin-AH-liss):01.14.03, 6.17.05
Saxifragaceae::Obsidian Coral Bells:Obsidian is considered to be one of the darkest colored of the Coral Bells. :(HEW-ker-ah):
Lamiaceae::Six Hills Giant Catmint:A large Catmint with violet blue flowers.:(NE-peh-tah):
Ericaceae::Rhododendron Elegans:An old proven Rhododendron cultivar.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
Fabaceae::Gallery series Lupine, Gallery Lupine:A series of compact Lupine Coming in about 10 colors. Lupines can be very picky about their growing conditions.:(luu-PIE-nus):
Asteraceae::Zinnia Envy:An unique colored Zinnia with lime green to green colored flowers:(zin-EE-a)(EL-e-genz):
Apocynaceae::Vinca Wojos Gem:A dense highly variegated vine. Used in baskets and containers in zone #5.::7.20.05
Araceae::Blue Hawaii Elephant Ears:Elephant Ears with purple veins and dark petioles.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
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::Purple Pavement Rose, Rotesmeer Rose:A very hardy rugosa rose with recurring purple flowers.:(ROE-sah)(roo-GO-sah):
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):
Poaceae::Silver Tower Maiden Grass, Silver Tower Miscanthus:One of the taller Miscanthus reaching up to 9 feet.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Rosaceae::Mrs Willmott Potentilla:A hardy perennial whose foliage looks like a strawberry plant. Forms a low spreading clump topped with 12 inch branches.:(po-ten-TILL-a)(ne-pal-EN-sis):
Liliaceae::Ed Murray Daylily:A florific plant with black red flowers. :(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
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):
Bignoniaceae:bignoniacea catalpa speciosa:Catalpa, Northern Catalpa, Indian Bean Tree:A large growing tree with a great floral display in June.::4.11.05
:mixed garden scenes annuals fox river #1::A large garden in front of Fox River Greenhouses and Landscaping, Big Bend, Wisconsin::4.5.5
Liliaceae::Edible Onions:This section contains some information and images of edible onions.::
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):
Lamiaceae::Phlomis Amazone:A tall perennial with pink flowers. Best for a sunny site.::
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Ankums Pride:A low growing hardy Geranium with pink flowers in different shades.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um) :
Araceae::Black Stem Elephant Ears:A large tropical plant with dark almost black stems and large leaves. Grown as an annual in colder hardiness zones.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh) :
Hyacinthaceae::Greater Camas, Leichtlinii Camas:A plant native to the northwest of the USA with blue to violet-blue flowers borne on 3-4 feet stout stems.::
Asteraceae::Agalia Shasta Daisy:This Leucanthemum has fringed, semi-double petals.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
Portulacaceae::Candy Flower, Siberian Spring Beauty, Siberian Miner's Lettuce, Pink Purslane):A wild flower found growing in the Pacific northwest of USA.::
Rosaceae::Autumn Glory Ornamental Carb:A small to medium Ornamental Crab with white flowers and red orange fruit.::
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
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon Iron Maiden, Scarlet Bugler Penstemon:A medium to tall perennial with bright scarlet spikes of pendulous tubular flowers. A xeriscapic plant.:(pen-STE-mon)(bar-BAY-tus):09.23.05
Caryophyllaceae::Orange Gnome Catchfly, Orange Gnome Lychnis:A short lived perennial with bright orange flowers.:(LICK-nis):
Tiliaceae::Pendent Silver Linden, Weeping Silver Lime, Weeping Silver lindene:A Silver Basswood cultivar with graceful pendent branches.:(TIL-ee-ah):
Valerianaceae::Garden Heliotrope, Common Valerian, All-heal:A tall plant that has been popular over the years as a medicinal herb.:(va-le-ree-AH-na)(oh-FISH-i-nah-lis):
Asteraceae::Zinnia Zowie:A Zinnia with an intense color combination in it's flowers. A 2006 All American Selection.:(zin-EE-a)(EL-e-genz):
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):
Asteraceae::Codimidium Phillipine:Yellow flowers with burgundy to chocolate colored centers.::
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae aquilegia canadensis little lanterns:Aqulegia Little Lanterns:A shorter, compact version of Aquilegia canadensis:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):5.11.05
Caprifoliaceae::Viburnum Aureum:A golden yellow leaved Viburnum.::
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
Rosaceae::Carefree Spirit Rose:A red flowering shrub rose that is a All America Rose Selection.::
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):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Emperors Wave (Hylotelephium telephium):A new hybird plant from the Jelitto Seed Company of Germany.::
Saxifragaceae::Bergenia Cabenet:A Bergenia cultivar with bright pink flowers.:(ber-GEN-i-a):
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.::
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
Apocynaceae::Desert Rose:An interesting easy to grow succulent plant.::
Crassulaceae::Xenox Sedum, Xenox Stonecrop:An upright shrubby Sedum with dark foliage and pink flowers. Considered to be an improved Sedum Purple Emperor.::
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
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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):
Sinopteridaceae::Button Fern:A low growing little fern with shiny round button like leaves attached to stiff stems. ::1.16.05
Asteraceae:asteraceae argyranthemum frutescens harvest snow:Argyranthemum Harvest Snow:A cold tolerant plant that produces lots of small white daisy-like flowers on trailing stems.:(ar-ji-RAN-the-mum)(froo-TESS-enz):11.06.03 4.9.5
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
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
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
Gesneriaceae:gesneriaceae episcia hybrid chocolate soldier:Episcia Chocolate Soldier:A relatively difficult plant to grow requiring a warm temperature and above average humidity.:(ee-PISH-ee-ah):4.18.05
Liliaceae::Pale-flowered Fritillary, Fritillaria pallidiflora:This Fritillaria has pale yellow pendent flowers.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh)(pal-id-uh-FLOR-uh):
Liliaceae::Strargazer Oriental Lily:A popular oriental lily with up facing flowers of pink, red and white.::
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
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):
Asteraceae:asteraceae gazania rigens:Daybreak Red Stripe Gazania:A sun loving, drought tolerant annual with red striped yellow to orange daisy-like flowers.:(gay-ZAY-nee-uh):3.9.02, rev10.02.02 4.9.5
Apocynaceae::VInca Sterling SIlver, Periwinkle:A good ground cover plant for the shaded areas having variegated foliage and blue flowers.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):
Orobanchaceae :scrophulariaceae agalinis tenuifolia:Slender False Foxglove, Slender Gerardia, Slender Agalinis, Common False Foxglove:A slender stemmed flowering annual.: :6.24.05
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
Asteraceae::Deam's Coneflower:A free flowering Rudbeckia.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):
Iridaceae::Emily McKenzie Crocosmia:A Crocosmia with orange petals and reddish blotched sepals.:(kroh-KOZ-mee-uh):
Poaceae::Blue Bonnet Rice:A heirloom upland rice that doesn't need to be flooded. Can grow in your garden::
Lamiaceae::Faassen Nepeta, Catmint:One of the original Catmint hybrids,:(NEP-eh-tuh)(fah-SEN-ee-eye):
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
Caprifoliaceae ::Weigela Canary:A yellow flowering Weigela.:(wie-GE-la0(sub-SES-i-lis):
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):
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer ginnala:Amur Maple:A small growing tree or large shrub.::07.25.03 4.5.5
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
Betulaceae ::White Satin Birch:An improved cultivar of Birch::
Urticaceae::Satin Pellionia:A plant with colorful leaves and creeping stems. Likes warmer temperatures and higher humidity::01.29.05
Convolvulaceae::Wild Morning Glory, Hedge Bindweed, European Bindweed:Similar to the Hedge Bindweed (Convolvulus sepium), except the foliage is smaller, smaller flowers and is more frequently found growing on the ground. Where as the Hedge Bindweed is commonly growing on something.::5.16.05
Verbenaceae::Hoary Vervain:A native wild flower that is suitable for the perennial garden.::
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):
Poaceae::Compact Gold Striped Bamboo:A small Bamboo with ornamental foliage.:(plee-o-blast-us):
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
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):
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Cherry Brandy:A Cone flower with reddish colored flowers.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):
Piperaceae::Variegated Peperomia:This is a variegated form of Peperomia obtusifolia. :(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh) :5.7.05
Iridaceae::Red, Pink or Rose Tall Bearded Iris:This section contains images of Tall Bearded Iris whose main color is red, pink or rose.::
Apiaceae::Fernleaf Dill:A common herb with a long history medicinal and culinary uses. Seeds, flower tops and leaves all have culinary uses.:(a-NEE-thun):
Magnoliaceae ::Magnolia Golden Lantern:A small tree with pale yellow flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Lamiaceae::Pink Chablis Lamium:A pink flowering Lamium with White Nancy like foliage.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):
Pinaceae:pinaceae larix kaempferi pendula:Pendula Japanese Larch:A weeping form of the Japanese Larch.:(LAR-iks)(KEM-fer-eye):5.3.05
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):
Iridaceae::Halcyon Seas Siberian Iris:A tall Siberian Iris with medium blue flowers.:(EYE-ris) (sy-BEER-ah-kuh):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Greystone:A white blooming form of Dianthus Baths Pink. :(dye-AN-thus)(grah-tee-an-o-po-li-TAH-nus):
Pinaceae::Weeping Canadian Hemlock:A weeping cultivar of Canadian Hemlock. Can be staked to the desired height.::
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae viburnum plicatum var tomemtosa:Doublefile Viburnum:A wide spreading tall shrub.:(vie-BUR-num)(pli-KA-tum)(toe-men-TOE-sum):4.12.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta sieboldiana golden sunburst:Hosta Golden Sunburst:A medium to large mounding plant with corrugated golden foliage.::4.26.05
Iridaceae::Variegated Japanese Iris:A good plant for the full sun wet areas of the garden.::
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria hallii baseball bat:Baseball Bat Sansevieria, Blue Bat Sansevieria:A very unusually shaped plant. :(san-se-VEER-ee-uh) :4.26.05
Liliaceae::I'm So Blue Hosta:A medium to large Hosta with cupped blue leaves.::
Boraginaceae::Summer forget-me not; Cape forget-me not; Bugloss, Anchusa:One of the truest blue flowering garden plants.:(an-KOO-sa):
Pedaliaceae::Devils Claw, Grapple Plant:A southern Africa plant with many medicinal uses.::
Campanulaceae ::Campanula latifolia var macrantha:A tall variety of the species C. latifolia with larger flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(lah-ti-FO-lee-a):
Ginkgoaceae::Jade Butterfly Ginkgo, Jade Butterflies Ginkgo:A dwarf Ginkgo with leaves growing in clusters.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Rosaceae::Climbing Roses:This section contains general information on the Climbing Rose::
Fagaceae::Rohanii Beech, Purple Leaf Oak Beech, :A vigorous growing cultivar of the European Beech:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
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):
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 :::::
Poaceae::Reed Canary Grass, Canary Reed Grass:An extremely adaptable invasive grass. Forms monotypic colonies pushing out the native wetland species.::
Saxifragaceae::Paris Coralbells, Heuchera Paris:A heavy flowering Coral Bells with silvery green foliage.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Poaceae::Purple Majesty Pennisetum:A 2003 All American Selection of Purple Millet. The dark purple foliage and flowers make this a stunning plant.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):8.01.05
Fagaceae::Cut Leaf Beech:A group of Beech with varying degree of serrated leaves.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Rosaceae::Valiant Callery Pear:A shorter compact version of the Cleveland Callery Pear.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
Fabaceae ::Imperial Honeylocust:A graceful rounded, thornless Honeylocust.::
Rosaceae::Prairie Gem Pear:An improvement over the Ussurian Pear. Has white flowers and nice fall color.:(PIE-rus)(uu-sor-ee-En-sis):
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
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):
Bignoniaceae::Golden Catalpa, Golden Indian Bean :A cultivar of the southern Catalpa with yellowish foliage.:(ka-TAL-pa)(big-no-ni-OY-deez):
Caprifoliaceae::Grape Honeysuckle, Yellow Vine Honeysuckle:A rapid growing deciduous twinning vine.:(lon-ISS-er-a):
Asteraceae:asteraceae artemesia schmidtianna nana:Silver Mound, Silver Mound Artemisia:Grown for it's silver feathery foliage. Prefers the hot, dry, poor soil areas. :(ar-te-MIZ-ee-uh):4.9.5
Rosaceae ::Accolade Cherry:A nice small to medium tree with soft pink flowers.::
Ranunculaceae::Hype Hall Clematis:A Clematis with white colored flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Pinaceae::Pygmaea Oriental Spruce:::
Brassicaceae::Mountain Rock Cress, Rock Cress, Creeping Wall Cress:A compact white flowering Arabis.:(AR-uh-biss):
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
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
Ranunculaceae::Red Bane Berry:A woodland plant producing clusters of bright red poisonous berries.::
::Perennial Gardens with Hosta:Perennial gardens featuring Hosta::
Geraniaceae ::Variegated Ivy Leaf Geraniums:Ivy leaf Geraniums with variegated foliage.:(pel-r-GO-ni-um):
:misc.::An odds and ends collection of things used to spruce-up the garden and yard.::4.5.5
Dryopteridaceae::Giant Wood Fern, Goldie's Wood Fern:The largest growing of the native Wood Ferns.:(dry-OP-ter-iss):04.20.06
Caprifoliaceae ::Shoshoni Viburnum:A compact version of the larger Shasta Viburnum.::
Polygonaceae::Snake Weed, Superba Snakewwed:An improved cultivars of the Snakeweed.:(per-si-KAR-ee-ah)(bis-TOR-ta):
Aceraceae::Variegated Sycamore:A medium size tree with variegated foliage that will tolerate shade.:(AYE-ser)(soo-doh-PLAT-uh-nus):
Cactaceae::Rebutia:A nice easy to grow small Cactus for the window sill.::4.12.05, 09.23.05
Araliaceae:araliaceae polyscias fruticosa:Ming Aralia, Parsley Aralia:A very exotic looking plant that requires above average humidity and temperature. It will have a plant-tantrum if the conditions are not to its liking.:(pol-ISS-skee-as):4.9.5
Labiatae::Blue Stockings Monarda:A Monarda with flowers that are more of a violet-purple color than true sky blue.:(mo-NAR-da):
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):
Primulaceae::Scarlett Pimpernel, Pimpernel:he native weed can be grown as an ornamental producing a profuse amount of orange flowers.:(a-NA-ga-lis):
Rosaceae::Nugget Ninebark:A more compact Ninebark with shades of yellow foliage.:(fi-so-KAR-pus)(op-u-li-FO-li-us):
Saxifragaceae::Bressingham Beauty Astillbe:A tall late blooming Astilbe with erect pink blossoms:(a-STIL-bee):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Honey Song:::
Asteraceae::Diablo Cosmos:A free flowering Cosmos with hues of oranges and reds.:(KOZ-mos)(sul-fer-EE-us):
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
Fagaceae::Allegheny Chinkapin:A small tree or large shrub produces an edible Chestnut.::
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
Magnoliaceae::Powder Puff Magnolia:A compact Magnolia with powder puff shaped flowers.:(mag-NO-li-a)(LEEB-ner-eye):05.26.06
Poaceae::Dixieland Maiden Hair Grass:A compact variegated Maiden Grass.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
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):
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
Cupressaceae::Danica Arborvitae:A slow growing globular Arborvitae:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Weisse Gloria, Astilbe White Gloria:A white flowering Astilbe.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Asteraceae::Milkshake Coneflower:A double white coneflower.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
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
Ranunculaceae::Red and Pink Tree Peony:Peony that grow on woody stems and do not die back to the ground like herbaceous Peony.::
Aceraceae::Three-Flowered Maple:A small Maple tree tolerant of shaded conditions. Has exfoliating bark.:(AYE-cer)(try-FLOR-um):11.23.05
Fagaceae::Copper Beech:A large tree with copper colored leaves in the spring changing to dark purple:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Caprifoliaceae::Linearis Thread Leaf Elderberry:A green leaf form of Sambucus nigra with finely cut leaves.:(sam-BOO-kus)(NY-grah):
Fabaceae::Forest Pansy Red Bud:A Red Bud with maroon to purple colored foliage.:(SER-sis)(kan-uh-DEN-sis):
Liliaceae::Hosta First Frost:A medium Hosta with bluish foliage and gold edge in the spring. The edge will change to creamy white.::
Saxifragaceae::Red Light Astilbe:An Astilbe with red flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Rosaceae::Morton Black Chokeberry, Iroquois Beauty Black Chokeberry:A compact selection of Black Chokeberry.:(a-roh-NI-a)(mel-an-OH-car-pa):
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):
Caryophyllaceae::Morning Campion, Red Catchfly, Red Champion, Red Cockle, English Maiden:A medium size perennial that is loaded most of the growing season with rose-pink flowers.:(si-LEE-nee):
Lamiaceae ::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: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
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea pungens prostrata:Picea Prostrata:Picea prostrata is a catch all group of spruce that are prostrate spreading.::
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:liliaceae hosta sum and substance:Hosta Sum and Substance:A very large growing Hosta with yellow foliage.::4.26.05
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer autumn blaze:Autumn Blaze Maple:A cultivar that is a cross between a Red maple and Silver Maple. This large growing tree is very adaptable to the urban landscape. Has a fantastic fall color.::
Amaranthaceae:amaranthaceae amaranthus tricolor:Joseph's Coat:A tall slender plant grown for its multicolored foliage.::4.8.5
Asteraceae::Prairie Thistle, Field Thistle, Pasteur Thistle:A native biennial thistle that can reach up to 7 plus feet tall.::
Aspleniaceae::Austral Gem Fern:An easy to grow tough fern for the indoors or outdoors during the summer.::
Asteraceae::Sunshine Daydream Helianthus:A large perennial with fully double golden yellow flowers.:(hee-lee-AN-thus):
Solanaceae::Ornamental Pepper Black Pearl:Has semi-glossy leaves with black rounded fruit that turn red.:(KAP-sih-kum):
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.::
Ranunculaceae::Giant larkspur, Doubtful Knight's-Spur, Larkspur, Rocket Larkspur:A heirloom annual grown by Thomas Jefferson in the late 1700's. Has escaped gardens and grows as a wildflower.:(kon-SAL-ih-da):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Parfait series:A striking cold tolerant plant when in bloom.:(dye-AN-thus)(chi-NEN-sis):11.11.05
Taxodiaceae ::Brownii Yew, Browns Yew:A dense growing rounded shaped Yew with brownish yellow new growth:(TAKS-us):
Araceae ::Selloum Philodendron, Lacy Tree Philodendron, Cut Leaf Philodendron, Tree Philodendron, Selloum Philodendron:A large easy to grow, tree-like Philodendron. This plan needs a large space.::
Ulmaceae::Danada Charm Hybrid Elm,Morton Red Tip Elm:A large vase shaped tree with reddish emerging leaves. :(UL-mus):
Papilionaceae::Purple Smoke Baptisia:A new Baptisia cultivar with smokey purple flowers.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Saxifragaceae::Purple Petty Coats Heuchera, Purple Petty Cost Coral Bells:A Heuchera with bronze purple ruffled leaves.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Goodeniaceae::Fan Flower:A heat loving plant commonly used in containers.:(skay-VO-la)(ay-MEW-la):12.15.05
Begoniaceae ::Pink Charm Begonia:A Begonia with irregular patches of variegation on its leaves.::
Primulaceae::Kiosana Primula:A shade loving perennial Primula that slowly colonizes an area by rhizomes.::
Poaceae::Tara Prairie Drop Seed, Compact Prairie Drop Seed:A compact selection of Prairie Drop Seed.:(spoor-OB-oh-lus):
Rosaceae::Weeping Higan Cherry, Weeping Spring Cherry:A very cold tolerant weeping form of the Higan Cherry.:(PRU nus)(sub-her-TEL-la):
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
Cupressaceae::Iowa Juniper:An upright Juniper with bluish green foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Crassulaceae::Chocolate Ball Sedum:Forms a 2-3 inch, slightly mounding mat of foliage.::
Tiliaceae:tiliaceae tilia cordata:Littleleaf Linden:A medium sized tree with a dense pyramidal habit.:(TILL-i-a)(kore-DAY-ta):7.03.05
Solanaceae::Ornamental Peppers:A general listing of different Ornamental Pepper plants grown for their ornamental fruit. Most fruit exude "Fire".:(KAP-sih-kum):
Bromeliaceae::Guzmania wittmacki:::
Ranunculaceae::Orange Princess Trollius:A early spring blooming plant with globular deep orange flowers.:(TROL-i-us)(kul-TOR-um):
Boraginaceae::Tower of Jewels, Pride of Tenerife:A group of very large plants with giant inflorescence of blue flowers.::
Rosaceae ::Mellow Yellow Spirea:A wispy shrub with yellow foliage and white flowers early in the spring.:(spy-REE-ah):
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):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium geraniums:Hardy Geraniums:The Cranesbills are your true Geraniums, easily hardy to Zone #5. Where as the red ones are "Pelargonium" from warmer, temperate climates and are not winter hardy to Zone #5. We have to go back over 250 years and blame Linnaeus for this confusion.::5.18.05
Dipsacaceae::Crimson Pin Cushion Knautia:Produces small pin cushion like flowers on wiry stems.:(NOT-ee-uh):
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):
Rosaceae::Cambridge Callery Pear:A tall upright narrow Callery Pear with increased cold hardiness.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
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
Asteraceae ::Red Top Ageratum:A taller Ageratum with reddish purple flowers.:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
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
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
Oleaceae::Golden Vicary Privet, Golden Privet:A shrub that holds onto the yellow color the entire season.:(li-GUS-trum):
Rosaceae::Firebird Crab:A dwarf white flowering Ornamental Crab Apple.::05.9.05
Taxodiaceae ::Kelseyi Yew, Berrybush Yew:A female yew with dark green needles:(TAKS-us):
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
Hemerocallidaceae::Kwanso Daylily:A very rapid spreading double orange Daylily.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
Liliaceae:liliaceae tulipa triump:Triumph Tulips:The Triumph Tulip's make up a very large group of plants with a wide range of colors. Medium height and bloom midseason.::03.21.03 4.27.05
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):
Rosaceae::Little Devil Ninebark:This Physocarpus is like a miniature Diablo in every way, including leaves, flowers and stature.:(fi-so-KAR-pus)(op-u-li-FO-li-us):
Asteraceae::Common Yarrow, Rose Common Yarrow:A pink-flowered form of common yarrow,:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
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):
Crassulaceae::Hens and Chicks with Red Foliage:A grouping of Hens and Chicks with reddish foliage.:(sem-per-VEEV-um)(tek-TOH-rum):
Liliaceae::Blue Cadet Hosta:A medium size Hosta with dark bluish green leaves.::
Cyperaceae ::Leather Leaf Sedge:A clump forming bronze colored sedge. Grown as an annual in zone #5.:(KAIR-ex)(boo-kah-NAN-ee-eye):
Ranunculaceae::Thalictrum, Meadow Rhue, King of the Meadow:A tall Thalictrum that blooms early than most others.:(tha-LICK-trum):
Verbenaceae ::Tapien Verbena:A tough long blooming series of ground cover or trailing Verbena.:(ver-BEE-nah):
Cactaceae::Red Torch Cactus Variety:A variety of the Red Torch Cactus with pinkish red flowers.::
Ranunculaceae::Fremont's Leather Flower, Fremont's Crowfoot:A non climbing Clematis with nodding bell shaped flowers. Grows best in well drained soils such as in rock gardens.::
Onagraceae::Glowing Magenta Primrose:A Evening Primrose with magenta flowers.:(ee-no-THE-ra)(kun-thee-AY-nuh):
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
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
Brassicaceae::Starbor Kale:A hybrid Kale with green ruffly edible leaves.:(BRAS-ee-ka)(awl-lur-RAY-see-uh):
Cactaceae::Purple Prickly Pear:An interesting blue to purple colored pads.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):4.12.05
Agavaceae::Soapweed, Small Soapweed, Spanish bayonet, Beargrass:Has sharp pointed stiff leaves and produces a tall raceme of white flowers.: :
Campanulaceae:campanulaceae platycodon grandiflorus photo album:Balloon Flower:This section is a photo album of different Ballon Flowers.::4.12.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae puschkinia scilloides:Striped Squill:A 4-6" tall spring blooming bulb with white, aqua-striped blossoms. ::4.28.02 4.26.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae erythronium albidum:White Trout Lily, Dogtooth Violet:A white flowering form of the more common yellow flowering Trout Lily.::5.14.02 4.22.05
Bromeliaceae::Aechmea Lois Pride:An Aechmea with variegated foliage and a strong colorful inflorescence.:(eek-MEE-uh):
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.::
Apocynaceae::Halfway to Arkansas Amsonia:A compact cultivar of the downy blue star.:(am-SO-nee-ah):
Lamiaceae::Huntington's Carpet Rosemary:A trailing mounding Rosemary with blue flowers.:(rose-ma-REE-nus)(oh-fiss-ih-NAH-liss):
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
Iridaceae::Brighteyes Crocosmia, Bright Eyes Montbretia:A Crocosmia with yellow-orange trumpet flowers with deep red eyes.:(kroh-KOZ-mee-uh):
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae thlaspi arvense:Field Penny Crest:An annual weed common throughout the USA.::4.11.5
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
Cupressaceae::Trautman Juniper:An extremely hardy narrow upright Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us):
Rosaceae::Common Pearl Bush:A large white flowering shrub.:(ek-soh-KOR-da)(ra-se-MOH-sa):
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):
Juncaceae::Lovesick Blues Rush, Lovesick Blues Juncus:A Rush with steel blue foliage.:(JUN-kus)(in-FLEX-us) :
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.::
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
Brassicaceae::Vintage series Stock:A dwarf compact series of Stock.:(ma-the-OH-luh)(in-CAN-nuh):
Asteraceae ::Red Ribbed Chicory:An ornamental edible plant.::
Asteraceae ::Joe Pye Weed:A tall native perennial for the moist areas of the garden.:(yew-pa-TOR-ee-um)(mack-u-LAY-tum) :
Solanaceae::Ornamental Pepper Numex Twilight:A medium hot pepper with good ornamental qualities.:(KAP-sih-kum):
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
Asteraceae::Shasta Daisy Snow Lady:A long blooming compact Shasta Daisy.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
Aceraceae::Bowhall Maple, Bowhall Red Maple:An upright Maple with a narrow pyramidal columnar head.:(AY-ser)(ROO-brum):
: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
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
Crassulaceae ::Variegated Sedum, Stripped Sedum, (Sedum spectabile):An upright Sedum with yellow to cream center leaves. ::
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Goldilocks, Sedum selskianum:Forms a tight hummock with yellow flowers.::
Asteraceae::Blue Puffs Ageratum:A short annual with clusters of puffy blue flowers.:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
Rosaceae::Norman Spirea:A small compact plant reaching only 1-2 feet. Reported to have long lasting fall foliage color.:(sp-i-REE-a)(ja-PON-i-ka):
Primulaceae::Primula Blaue Auslese:A cultivar of the Drumstick Primula:(PRIM-eu-la)(den-tik-ew LAH-ta):
Geraniaceae::Geranium Dark Reiter:::
Caprifoliaceae::Wentworth Viburnum:A medium to large Viburnum with white flowers and bright red fruit.:(vy-BER-num):
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
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae aquilegia vulgaris heidi:Columbine Heidi, Aquilegia Heidi:An outstanding Columbine with pink blossums.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):5.12.05
Rosaceae::Princess Bradford Pear:A rounded form of Bradford Pear.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
Poaceae::Red Head Pennisetum:An early blooming Pennisetum with red hued flower heads produced in abundance.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
Pinaceae::Thume Blue Spruce:A dwarf Blue Spruce with powder blue needles.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz)(Thuem):
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
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus banksiana:Jack Pine:A pine with little ornamental valued but valued for use in the paper making industry and as lumber.:(PI-nus)(bank-see-A-na):5.3.05
Liliaceae::Hosta King Michael:A large green Hosta.::
::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.::
Celastraceae:celastraceae celastrus scandens native site:Bittersweet:Pictures of Bittersweet in a native site.::
Caprifoliaceae ::Variegated Weigela:A compact Weigela with pink flowers and white variegated leaves:(wi-GEE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Polemoniaceae::Cleft phlox, Sand phlox, Ten-point phlox:A native Phlox growing in rocky dry soils but very adaptable to rock gardens.::
Malvaceae:malvaceae abutilon hybridum:Flowering Maple:A relatively easy to grow evergreen shrub from the tropics. Can be grown as an indoor flowering plant.:(ab-YEW-tih-lon):4.27.05
Rosaceae::Gold Star Potentilla:A smaller Potentilla with large yellow flowers.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Asclepiadaceae ::Swamp Milkweed, Marsh Milkweed:A native Milkweed preferring the damp areas of the landscape.:(as-KLEE-pi-as)(in-kar-NAY-ta):
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
Polemoniaceae ::White Delight Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with white flowers in May:(floks)(sub-EW-lah-tah)):
Lamiaceae::Snow White Calamintha:A compact long blooming Calamintha.:(kal-ah-MIN-thah):
Lamiaceae::Coleus Kong:A great Coleus with large colorful leaves.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez):
Primulaceae::Cyclamen purpurascence:A hardy Cyclamen native to deciduous forests.:(SIK-lah-men):
Lythraceae::Bat-Face Cuphea, St. Peter's Plant, Tiny Mice, Bunny Ears :The small flowers of this plant really look like the face of a bat. Likes full sun and dry.:(KYOO-fee-uh)(LAY-vee-a):
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
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
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::Winnipeg Parks:A very hardy medium sized shrub rose with red to pink flowers.::
Liliaceae::White Flowering Grape Hyacinth:A white flowering form of the more common blue Grape Hyacinth::
Hydrangeaceae::Chantilly Lace Hydrangea:An improvement over other H. paniculata cultivars because of white flowers and strong flower stems.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Pinaceae::Black Hills Spruce:A denser version of the White Spruce:(PI-see-a)(GLAW-ka):
Caryophyllaceae::Royal Catchfly, Prairie Fire, :A wild flower with brilliant red 4 petal flowers.:(sigh-LEE-nee)(REE-jee-uh):
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
Asparagaceae::Red Star Cordyline:A tropical plant that is commonly used in combination with flowering annuals in outdoor pots and sometimes in gardens. It provides a nice red color. An extremely tough plant::
Onagraceae::Dauphin, Butterfly Flower:A large tender perennial blooming continuous throughout the entire season.:(GAW-ra)(lind-HAY-mer-eye):
Cucurbitaceae::Wild Cucumber, Balsam Apple, Mock Apple:An annual herbaceous vine producing a spiky fruit vaguely resembling a cucumber. A creeping or climbing vine.::
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
Asteraceae::Gaillardia Amber Wheels:A Gaillardia with large golden fringed petals.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):
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
Scrophulariaceae::Angelonia Angel Face:A variety of Angelonia with an upright branching habit and a larger flower size. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(an-ge-low-nee-a)(an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):
Liliaceae::Heartleaf Hosta:A medium sized Hosta with green leaves and lavender flower.:(HOSS-tuh) :
Oleaceae ::Palibin Lilac, Dwarf Korean Lilac:A compact Lilac with whitish lilac colored flowers.:(si-RING-a)(MY-er-eye):
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.::
Cupressaceae::Lemon Thread False Cypress:Lemon yellow thread-like foliage is the main feature of this plant.:(kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):
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):
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
Asteraceae::False mayweed, Scentless chamomile, False Chamimile:A plant with good floral characteristics but has become a noxious weed in many areas.::
Malvaceae::Mallow, French Hollyhock :A short lived annual or perennial that will refill your garden with many volunteer plants.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae trillium sessil:Toadshade, Toad Trillium:An ephemeral wild flower native to many areas of the United States.::4.27.05
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Autumn Charm:Autumn Charm is a sport of Autumn Autumn Joy having a creamy white margin. One thing nice about this plant is the variegation is stable.:(SEE-dum)(LAI-osh):
Asteraceae::Mary Gregory Stokes Aster:Instead of lavender to purple flowers, this Stokesia has light yellow flowers.:(stoh-KEE-zhi-ah)(LAY-vis):
Cornaceae ::Silver and Gold Dogwood:A large shrub with variegated leaves and yellow stems.:(KOR-nus)(ser-EE-see-a):
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) :
Hydrangeaceae:hydrangeaceae hydrangea panculata tree pg hyrangea:PG Hydrangea, Pee Gee Hydrangea, Panicle Hydrangea:An older cultivar of H. paniculata hard to find in the nurseries and garden centers. Has been superseded by many newer cultivars.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):11.25.03 4.19.05
Caprifoliaceae ::Northern Burgundy Viburnum:A Arrowwood Viburnum selection with burgundy fall color.:(vy-BER-num)(den-TAH-tum):
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
Araceae::Black Ruffles Elephant Ears:A large growing plant with a tropical look. Foliage can become very dark. A perennial in zone 7. Treated as a tender perennial in colder climates.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Euphorbioides:An improved form of S. aizoon an old fashion cottage garden plant.::
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
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::Downy Arrowwood Viburnum, Southern Viburnum:A native shrub not commonly available in the nursery trade. "Will survive in impoverished soil, sun or shade, and heat and drought". (#185) :(vy-BER-num):
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum sarmentosum:Stringy Stonecrop, Graveyard Moss, Whorled Stonecrop:Once planted this rapidly growing thug will be in the garden forever. The only place to use Stringy Stonecrop is where nothing else will grow and its spread can be constrained.::6-2-01 4.15.05
Boraginaceae::English Honeywort:The leaves, flowers and bracts are all of ornamental value.:(ser-IN-thee):
:::A photo album of containers with plants.::
Asteraceae::Hot Papaya Cone Flower, Echinacea Hot Papaya:The first double orange red Cone Flower.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Confetti Series:A series of Maiden Pink Dianthus. An improvement over the species Dianthus deltoides.:(dy-AN-thus)(del-TOY-deez):
Lamiaceae::Salvia Amethyst:Salvia Amethyst flowers have a lilac to soft pink color.:(SAL-vee-a):
Liliaceae::Hosta Oba Giboshi:A large green Hosta.::
Anacardiaceae::Fragrant Sumac:A medium to large shrub forms a dense tangle mass of stems. Good for naturalizing on difficult sites.:(ROOS or RH-us))(a-row-MAT-ik-ah):
Oleaceae:: Miss Ellen Willmott Lilac:A double white lilac.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
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
Asteraceae::Dog Fennel Eupatorium:A tall feathery looking tender perennial.:(yew-pa-TOR-ee-um):
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):
Papilionaceae::Decadence Cherry Jubilee False Indigo:Cherry Jubilee is part of the Decadence series of Baptisia.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
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
Berberidaceae::Korean Barberry:One of the showier flowering Barberrys.:(Ber-ber-is)(kor-ee-AN-na):7.20.05
Onagraceae ::American Willow Herb, Hairy Willow Herb:A 3-5 foot erect plant with small white flowers found n wet areas.::
Fabaceae::Golden Template Woadwaxen:A good low growing plant for poor and dry soils.:(je-NIS-ta):
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):
Onagraceae::Fuchsia, Yellow foliage Fuchsia:An ever popular plant that produces very showy, exotic pendulous blooms. Can be used in patio pots, hanging baskets, window baskets, etc. This variety has golden-yellow foliage.::5.1.05
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
:pots of plants spring bulbs::This sections contains pictures of flowering bulbs in containers.::6.06.02, 4.7.5
Saxifragaceae::Lime Marmalade Coralbells, Lime Marmalade Heuchera:A lime colored coral bells with ruffled leaves:(HEW-ker-ah):
Caryophyllaceae::Moss Champion:A low growing plant, good for rock gardens. In nature it is an aggressive pioneer species.:(si-LEE-nee)(ah-KAW-lis):
Ranunculaceae::WInky series Columbine::(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
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
Geraniaceae::Ballerina Geranium:A low growing spreading Geranium with dark veined purplish pink flowers.:(jer-AE-nee-um)(sin-NEE-ree-um):
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
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
Rosaceae::Morden Fireglow Rose:A smaller shrub rose with orange red flowers. Part of the Canadian Parkland Rose series::
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):
Lamiaceae::Salvia Twilight Serenade, Ballet Series of Salvia:A Meadow Sage Salvia with richly colored violet blue flowers.:(SAL-vee-uh)(pray-TEN-sis):
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
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
Convolvulaceae::Blue Star Morning Glory:A fast growing annual vine with true blue flowers.::
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):
Plantaginaceae::Elfin Pink Penstemon:A Penstemon cultivar with pink flowers:(pen-STE-mon)(bar-BAY-tus):
Apiaceae::Eryngium Jade Frost, Jade Frost Sea Holly, Jade Frost Dwarf Sea Holly:A striking perennial with a blue colored flower and flower parts plus the variegated foliage.:(e-RIN-ji-um):
Lamiaceae::Spearmint:An aggressive plant with white flowers and Spearmint scented foliage.::
Iridaceae::Fairy Iris, Large Wild Iris, Fortnight lily, African Iris, Butterfly Iris:A spreading, evergreen perennial native to South Africa.::12.10
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae lamium maculatum pink pewter:Lamiun Pink Pewter:A low growing, medium spreading plant that will add a splash of color to the semi-shaded areas of the garden. Received an excellent rating at the Chicago Botanic Gardens Lamium trials.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):11-17-01 4.21.05
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer saccharum:Sugar Maple, Hard Maple:A very large growing tree with great fall color.::4.7.5
Violaceae::Painted Porcelain Viola::(vi-O-la):
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.::
Begoniaceae ::Begonia Cherry Blossom:A begonia with double white to pink flowers that look like smalls cotton balls.:(be-GON-yuh):
Phormiaceae ::Wings of Gold Phormium:An Yucca-like plant with green leaves having a yellow variegation.::
Asteraceae::Wreath Goldenrod, Blue Stemmed Goldenrod; Axillary Goldenrod; Woodland Goldenrod:An unusual Goldenrod with wavy yellow flower spikes and purple stems.::
Cactaceae:cactaceae mammilaria bocasana var. multiceps:Powderpuff Cactus:The plant produces many offsets that surround the mother plant creating a powder puff looking plant.::4.12.5
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):
Piperaceae ::Felted Pepperface:A tough little indoor plant with soft felt covered leaves. ::
Solanaceae::Supertunia Petunia series:A series of easy to grow Petunia with a vast array of colors and types. Excellent in containers and gardens.::
Asteraceae::Prickly Lettuce, Wild Lettuce, Milk Thistle, Horse Thistle, Compass Plant:An escaped plant that has become a noxious weed.::
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
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):
Commelinaceae::Turtle Vine, Bolivian Inch Plant, Basket Plant:An easy to grow, vigorous creeping vine, will quickly fill out the growing container.::04.08.06
Cornaceae::Prairie Fire Dogwood:This Dogwood has yellow foliage and colored stems.:(KOR-nus)(AL-ba):
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):
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.::
Solanaceae::Ornamental Pepper Explosive Ember :A shrubby plant with dark purple foliage and loaded with "fire hot" colorful fruit.::11.29.05
Rosaceae::Adirondack Ornamental Crab:A compact up right Ornamental Crab Apple with white flowers and good disease resistance.::
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
Asteraceae::Classic Fantastic Cornflower, Classic Magic Cornflower, Classic Romantic Cornflower:An heirloom group of Cornflowers.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh):
Fabaceae::Kentucky Wisteria:A fast growing vine that needs a strong supporting structure.:(wis-TEER-ee-a):
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae plectranthus ambionicus:Cuban Oregano, Oregano Plectranthus, Mexican Mint, Cuban Oregano:An interesting rather succulent, fragrant member of the Swedish Ivy genus. Useful as a patio plant in the summer or a foliage plant in a bright window during the winter.:(plek-TRAN-thus)(am-BOY-nih-kus):01.07.02 4.21.05
Asteraceae::Paladin Shasta Daisy:A Shasta Daisy with semi-double ruffly flowers.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum)(pal-uh-din):
Araliaceae::Variegated Dwarf Umbrella Plant, Variegated Arboricola:A relatively easy plant to grow for the moderate to bright areas of the house.::
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):
Asteraceae::Aster Kickin Pink Chiffon:This improved Aster gets covered with daisy-like flowers in the fall.::
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
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
Malvaceae::Pink Elephant Hibiscus:A winter hardy Hibiscus with huge pink flowers.::
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):
Rosaceae:rosaceae rosa knockout:Knockout Rose:An extremely popular disease resistant red shrub rose.::5.16.05
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
Caryophyllaceae ::Bristol Fairy Baby's Breath:A Baby's Breath cultivar with double white flowers.:(gyp-SOFF-ill-un)(pa-nik-ew-LAY-ta):
Aceraceae::Green Mountain Sugar Maple:A rapid growing Sugar Maple cultivar with outstanding fall foliage color. The thicker leathery leaves provides this tree with some resistance to leaf scorch and tatter during dry periods.:(AY-ser)(sack-AR-rum):
Saxifragaceae::Sprite Astillbe:A short Astilbe with airy panicles of shell pink flowers.:(as-TIL-bee):
Berberidaceae:berberidaceae berberis thunbergii kobold:Kobold Barberry:A dwarf mounding green Barberry.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):4.11.05
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
Liliaceae::Henry's Lily:A tall Trumpet Lily with orange flowers having maroon spots.::
Fabaceae::Scarlet Runner Bean:A pole bean with orange-red flower and edible beans. A tender perennial grown as a annual.:(fa-see-O-lus)(vul-GAR-is):
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 ::Rhizomatous Begonia:A large diverse group of Begonias that produce a thick rhizome, have diverse foliage patterns, shapes and many produce large flushes of flowers.:(be-GON-yuh)(rye-ZOMM-us-tuss):
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
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
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
Araceae::Zantedeschia Sunshine, Calla Lily Sunshine:A bright yellow to golden yellow Calla Lily.::
Poaceae::Fox Tail Barley, Squirrel Grass, Bob Tail Barley:A native ornamental grass best used in natural area's a very ornamental flower.:(hor-DEE-um)(joo-BAH-tum):
Caprifoliaceae::Plumosa aurea Elderberry:A yellow colored European Elderberry.:(sam-BU-kus)(ra-se-MO-sa):
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
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
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
Araceae::Elephant Ears:A group of large plants with leaves, veins and petioles that can have different colors. An easy to grow plant. Adds a tropical look to your garden.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh)(Mo-he-toe):
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::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):
Polygonaceae::Magic Carpet Knot Weed:A cultivar of the more common Pink Knot Weed.:(poe-LIG-o-num):
Aceraceae::Princeton Gold Norway maple:A Norway Maple cultivar with yellow foliage.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
Brassicaceae::Erysimum Citron, Citron Wallflowers:A series that produces bright yell and orange flower. A good companion for Pansies.:(e-RIH-sih-mum):
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):
Lamiaceae::Salvia Weuwe, Balkan Clarey:A hardy perennial Salvia with spikes of purple flowers.:(SAL-vee-a):
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):
Liliaceae::Heirloom Daylily:This section contains pictures of Daylily cultivars produced in the 1960's or earlier::
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):
Crassulaceae::Sunsparkler® Lime Zinger Sedum:A low growing Sedum with gray green leaves edged in red.::
Brassicaceae::Aubrieta:A low growing plant loaded with flowers in the spring.:(a-bri-EH-ah):
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):
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
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):
Hydrangeaceae ::Star Burst Hydrangea, Hayes Starburst:Star Burst has a loose white flower with dropping ray florets.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Asteraceae::Tassel Flower Irish Poet:Produces small tassel-like orange flowers on long wiry stems.:(e-MEE-lee-a)((juh-VAHN-ih-kuh)):
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
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium maculatum:Spotted Geranium, Wild Geranium:An easy to grow, common, woodland wildflower.::4.18.05
Asteraceae::Raydon's Favorite Aster:A later blooming plant with blue Aster flowers.::
Onagraceae::Firecracker Fuchsia:A striking Fuchsia with tri-colored leaves.:(fyew-sha):
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):
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):
Lamiaceae ::Blue Wonder Catmint:A compact growing Catmint with blue flowers.:(NEP-eh-tuh)(fah-SEN-ee-eye):
Primulaceae::Yellow Loosestrife, Circle Flower:A spreading hardy perennial with yellow flowers clustered in the leaf axis.:(ly-siMOK-ee-ah)(punk-Ta-ta):
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
Asteraceae ::Primadonna Deep Rose Cone Flower:A large coneflower with large deep rose flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Brassicaceae::Colewort, Flowering Kale, Giant Kale, Giant Gypsophila :A large plant forming a cloud of Baby's Breath like flowers.:(KRAM-bee)(kor-di-FOH-lee-uh):
Lamiaceae::Little Spire Russian Sage:A compact cultivar of the larger Russian Sage.:(per-OFF-skee-uh):
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
Betulaceae::Renaissance Reflection Paper Birch:An improved cultivar of the White Birch.:(Bet-u-lah)(pap-i-RiF-era):
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: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
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
Apocynaceae:apocynaceae vinca minor cultivars:VInca minor cultivars:A photo album of different cultivars of Vinca Minor.::06.22.03 4.8.5
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.::
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):
Iridaceae::Hello Yellow Blackberry Lily:Blackberry Lily resembles an Iris with sword shaped leaves.::
Caryophyllaceae::Green Ball Dianthus:The flower looks like a ball of green moss. :(die-AN-thus)(bar-BAY-tus):
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
Asteraceae::Tassel Flower:An heirloom flower with orange-red tassel flowers on long wiry stems.:(e-MEE-lee-a):8.21.05
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
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
Aceraceae::October Glory Maple:A Red Maple cultivar with brilliant fall foliage.:(AYE-cer)(RUE-brum):
Euphorbiaceae::Flowering Spurge:A native prairie plant that looks like Baby's Breath with the small flowers mingling among the foliage of its companion plants:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh):
Cupressaceae::Japanese Garden Juniper:The big brother to the more commonly planted Dwarf Japanese Garden Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(pro-KUM-benz):
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:
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
Cannabaceae::Hops, Common Hops, Mexican Hops:A fast perennial vine that produces a catkin like structure is used to flavor beer.:(HU-mu-lus)(loo-PU-lus):
Cupressaceae::Buffalo Juniper:A low growing ground cover type Juniper with green foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us):
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
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):
Rosaceae::Double Flowering Kerria:A double flowering form of Kerria.:(KER-i-ah)(ja-PON-i-Ka):
Rosaceae::Zweiweltenkind Goats Beard, Child of Two Worlds:A large plant that grows best in woodland-like sites.:(a-RUN-kus):
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):
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
Lamiaceae ::Thistle Sage:A plant for the full sun dry sites in the garden. I have seen this listed as an annual and tender perennial.:(sal-VEE-a):
Ranunculaceae::White and Yellow Tree Peony:Peony that grow on woody stems and do not die back to the ground like herbaceous Peony.::
Solanaceae::Baby Bella Nicotiana: A well branched Nicotiana, loaded with red flowers.:(nih-ko-shee-AN-nuh)(SAN-der-ay):
Begoniaceae ::Non Stop Begonias:A seed grown variety of tuberous Begonias. Usually grown as an annual.:(be-GON-yuh):
Juncaceae::Blue Arrows Rush, Blue Arrows Juncus:A nice accent plant with stiff upright gray-blue leaves.:(JUN-kus)(in-FLEX-us) :
Anacardiaceae:anacardiaceae cotinus obovatus:American Smoke Tree, Chittamwood:A large shrub or small tree with puffy smoke-like flowers.:(ko-TI-nus)(ob-oh-VA-tus):4.8.5
Asteraceae::Isla Gold Tansy, Gold Leaf Tansy:A bright yellow to bright gold foliage Tansy.:(tan-a-SEE-tum):
Cupressaceae ::Sunkist Arborvitae:A pyramidal Arborvitae with orange to yellow branch tips. Color changes with the season.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
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):
Verbenaceae::New Gold Lantana:A large weeping Lantana with yellow flowers.:(lan-TAN-ah):
Crassulaceae::Sedum Blue spruce Blue Spruce Stonecrop:A Stone Crop with blue foliage that looks like the tips of branches of a Blue Spruce.::
Asteraceae: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
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
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
Liliaceae::Cracker Crumb Hosta:A smaller Hosta with chartreuse foliage and lavender flowers.::
Pinaceae::Balsam Fir:A small tree found growing near streams, ponds and lakes.::
Liliaceae::Fox's Grape Fritillaria, Fritillaria uva-vulpis :A small plant with bi-colored flowers of maroon and gold.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh):
Euphorbiaceae::Euphorbia Diamond Frost:Creates a mass of white flowers reminiscent of Baby's Breath. Heat, full sun and drought tolerant. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(yew-FOR-bee-ah):
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):
Malvaceae::White Musk Mallow:A white flowering form of the Musk Mallow that has naturalized in the northeastern United States.:(MAL-va):
: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
Apiaceae::Eryngium Miss Willmott's Ghost.:A large spiny coarse plant with silvery flowers. Looks like a big thistle.:(er-RIN-jee-um)(jy-GAN-tee-um) :
Asteraceae::Marigold Disco series:A short Marigold with single flowers and a wide array of colors.:(ta-GEE-tees):
Gnetaceae:gnetaceae welwitchia mirabilis:Welwitschia:A very rare and unusual plant. Many are over 100 years old.::4.18.05
Verbenaceae::Golden Ring Lantana:::
Aceraceae::Crimson Queen Japanese Maple:A red laced leaf Japanese Maple.:{AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
Fumariaceae ::Candy Hearts Bleeding Hearts:The flowers are held above the foliage for an extended period of bloom.::
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 02:Large-Cupped Daffodils:The large-cupped Daffodils have one flower per stem. The cup or corona is one third but less than equal too the length of the perianth (sepals and petals) segments.::03.08.03 5.8.5
Asteraceae::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):
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
Rosaceae::Linda Cambell Rose, Linda Campbell Rogosa Rose:A very hardy Rugosa Rose type with red flowers.::
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):
Caryophyllaceae::Frosty Fire Dianthus:A cherry red Dianthus reported to be tolerant of hot weather:(dy-AN-thus)(all-WOOD-ee-eye):
Rosaceae::Snow Pavement Rugosa Rose, Schneekoppe Rose:An extremely hardy Rugosa rose with white flowers having a tinge of pink.:(ROE-sah)(roo-GO-sah):
Apocynaceae::White Periwinkle:A white form of Periwinkle. Can be less vigorous than the common blue Periwinkle.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor)(al-BAA):
Campanulaceae::Campanula Blue Waterfall:A cascading or spreading plant with blue Campanula flowers.:(kam-PAN-yew-lah)(posh-ar-skee-AY-nah):
Geraniaceae::Geranium Brookside:A sprawling Geranium with sapphire-blue flowers.::
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
Asteraceae::Zinnia Bonita Yellow:A Zinnia producing small flower of soft gold.::
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
Bromeliaceae::Variegated Pineapple:A very popular variegated variety of the Pineapple plant.:(uh-NAN-us)(ko-MO-sus):4.12.5
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):
Liliaceae::Hosta Valeries Vanity:A robust Hosta with shiny green leaves.::
Oxalidaceae::Zinfindel Oxalis:A clover-like plant with dark foliage and yellow flowers.:(oks-AL-iss):
Asteraceae::String of Bananas :A curiosity succulent plant with banana shaped leaves.::
Commelinaceae::Tri Color Moses in the Cradle:An easy to grow colorful plant for the bright areas of the house.::
Labiatae ::Variegated Ground Ivy, Variegated Creeping Charlie:A variegated form of the extremely invasive Creeping Charlie.::
Aceraceae::Greencolumn Maple:A broad columnar Maple with golden yellow fall foliage.:(AY-ser)(sack-AR-rum):
Cupressaceae::Fairview Juniper:A fast growing upright Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Araceae ::Imperial Red Philodendron:A large self heading reddish Philodendron.::06.08.06
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta fortunei obscura:Hosta obscura:A very old cultivar with dark green leaves.::4.26.05
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):
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 09:Poeticus Daffodils:The Poeticus Daffodils have dogwood-like blossoms. Having white blossoms with a red rimmed and yellow cup.::03.08.03 4.5.8
Rosaceae ::John Cabon Rose:A free flowering shrub Rose with semi-double red flowers.::
Oleaceae::Chinese Lilac, Rouen Lilac:A Chinese Lilac with pink flowers.:(si-RING-gah):
Rosaceae::Golden Imp Spirea:::
Poaceae::Pixie Fountain Tufted Hair Grass:A compact Tufted Hair Grass cultivar.:(deh-SHAMP-see-ah)(ses-pih-TOH-sah):
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
Ranunculaceae::Liberation Clematis:A deciduous climber with large pink flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Asclepiadaceae:asclepiadaceae hoya carnosa:Hoya, Wax Plant:An easy to grow, trailing succulent plant. It grows in hanging baskets or trained on a trellis. Likes bright to moderate light in a warm spot.:(HOY-ah)(car-NOH-sah):3.01.02 4.9.5
Anacardiaceae:anacardiaceae 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
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
Liliaceae:liliaceae uvularia grandiflora:Large Flowered Bell Wort:An attractive plant for the shade garden with pale yellow drooping flowers.::4.27.05
Asteraceae::Million Suns Creeping Zinnia, Million Suns Sanvitalia :A of low growing creeping plants with yellow and orange flowers. Used as a ground cover annual or in baskets and containers as a hanging plant.:(san-vi-TAY-lee-ah)(pro-KUM-benz):
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::Mount Everst Allium, Mount Everst Ornamental Allium:A taller growing Allium with globular heads of white starry flowers.::
Asteraceae::Heliopsis Summer Nights, Summer Nights False Sun Flowr:An Oxeye Daisy cultivar with yellow flowers and red colored stems.:(hee-li-OP-sis)(hee-li-AN-thoi-deez):02.24.06
Solanaceae::Pumpkin on a Stick, Scarlet Egg Plant:Grow this as a conservation piece plant or for its small pumpkins that grow on the side of the stem.:(so-LAN-num):
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
Ulmaceae:ulmaceae celtis occidentalis:Common Hackberry:A large, tough durable tree.:(SELL-tis)(ok-si-den-TALL-lis):7.3.05
Betulaceae::Fastigiata Hornbeam, Pyramidal Hornbeam:A strong pyramidal form of Hornbeam.:(car-PI-nus)(BET-uu-lus):
Cactaceae ::Green Pumpkin Cactus, Blue Cactus:An easy to grow Cactus with blueish green stems and yellow flowers.::
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
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
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
Juncaceae::Soft Rush, Common Rush:A native Rush (Juncus) found in wet sites.:(JUN-kus):
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):
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):
Asteraceae::Achillea Schwellenburg:Has the deep gold flowers of Coronation Gold, plus the silver ferny foliage of Moonshine.::
Poaceae::Purple Love Grass, Tumble Grass:A warm season grass with drifts of purple flowers on branched inflorescence. Good for dry sites.::
Poaceae::Festina Fescue:An improved version of this Fescue.:(fes-TOO-kah):
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
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):
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Barbara Harrington:A large twinning Clematis with red flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Taxodiaceae::Shawnee Brave Bald Cypress:A narrow, pyramidal Bald Cypress cultivar.:(taks-OH-di-um)(DIS-ti-kum):
Oxalidaceae::Iron Cross Oxalis:The maroon cross center of the leaves plus the flowers make this a great plant for containers in zone #5.:(oks-AL-iss):
Scrophulariaceae::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):
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
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):
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):
Taxodiaceae::Emerald Peak Yew:A pyramidal Yew with good resistance to winter burn.:(TAX-us):
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):
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer saccharinum:Silver Maple:This section contains pictures of Silver Maple in the landscape. ::12.29.03 4.7.5
Caryophyllaceae::Hairy Garden Pink, Dianthus Knappi:One of the only yellow flowering Dianthus.::11.07.05
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.::
Labiatae ::Petite Delight Monarda:A short Monarda with pink flowers.:(mo-NAR-da):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela rubidor:Weigela Rubidor, Weigela Rubigold:A Weigela cultivar with bright yellow foliage and dark red flowers.::4.12.05
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):
Apiaceae::Masterwort Rainbow:Delicate star like flowers with a ring of bracts.:(a-STRAN-tee-a)(m-A-jor):05.06.06
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):
Agavaceae::Nevada Agave:A smaller slow growing native Agave.:(a-GAH-vee):
Fabaceae:fagaceae gleditsia triacanthos shade master:Shade Master Honey Locust:A wide spreading Honeylocust that produce a light shade. Reported to be fairly resistant to the problems that can plaque a Locust tree.::5.17.05
Rosaceae::Nordic Carpet Cotoneaster:A low growing shrub with glossy green leaves and white flowers.:(ko-tone-EE-aster)(DAM-eri):
Asteraceae::New Look Dusty Miller:A cultivar of Dusty Miller with leaves shaped like Oak leaves.::
Rosaceae::Westwood Korean Sun Pear:A compact hardy ornamental pear.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
Vitaceae::Arbian Wax Ivy, American Wax Cissus:A fast growing vine tolerant of dry hot places.:(SISS-us):01.25.06
Polemoniaceae::Purple Rain Polemonium, Purple Rain Jacobs Ladder:This Polemonium forms a mound of dark ferny foliage.:(po-le-MOH-nee-um)(see-ROO-lee-um):
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):
Apocynaceae::Variegated VInca Minor:A variegated form of Vinca minor.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):
Bromeliaceae::Earth Stars:::
Rosaceae::Staghorn Cinquefoil, Saffron Cinquefoil:A l;ow growing spreading perennial with apricot colored flowers. Good rock garden plant.:Sun to part shade in moist well-drained soil :
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) :
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):
Celastraceae::Ivory Jade Euonymus:A mounding variegated Euonymus.::
Fagaceae ::Red Oak, Northern Red Oak:A fast growing large Oak tree.:(KWER-kus)(RUU-bra):01.18.05
:::This section contains pictures of potted annuals in concrete pots.::4.7.5
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Irish Spring:A short lived perennial usually grown as an annual in the colder regions:(rud-BEK-ee-a):
Solanaceae::Petunia exersta:A species non-hybrid plant that blooms for ever with lots of red tubular flowers. Supposedly Hummers like these plants.:(peh-TEWN-ya)(ek-SER-tuh):
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Jane:A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Verbenaceae::Meteor Showers Verbena:An improved more compact version of Verbena Buenos Aires.:(ver-BEE-nuh)(bon-ar-ee-EN-sis):
Araliaceae::Sun King Aralia, Sun King Japanese spikenard:A good companion for Hosta and other shade plants. Needs some sun to bring out the bright yellow::
Begoniaceae ::Begonia echinosepala:A bushy Begonia with attractive leaves and white flowers.:(be-GON-yuh):
Salicaceae ::Rosemary Willow, Hoary Willow:A medium size shrub with Rosemary-like foliage.:(SAY-lik)(el-ee-AG-nos):
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):
Cornaceae::Flowering Dogwood:A native small tree with white flowers.:(KOR-nus):
Betulaceae::Dwarf Columnar Hornbeam:A tight upright growing Hornbeam.:(car-PI-nus)(BET-uu-lus):
Ericaceae::Northern Lights Rhododendron:A cultivar of the Northern Lights series with ::
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):
Cupressaceae::Whipcord Arborvitae, Whipcord Western Arborvitae:A small shrub with green cord-like foliage much different from the typical flattened foliage. I read in a blog where the author called this plant "the cousin It of the Arborvitae's":(THU-ya)(pli-KA-tah):
:pots of plants wooden containers and pots::::4.5.5
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
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.::
Saxifragaceae::Bergenia Herbsblutte:A Bergenia with pink flowers.:(ber-GEN-i-a)(kor-di-FOL-i-a):
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):
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):
Asteraceae::Chocolate Eupatorium:A selection of the White Snake Root (Eupatorium rugosum) with dark burgundy foliage. :(yew-pah-TOR-ee-um)(roo-GO-sum):
Piperaceae::Peperomia JayDe:A fast growing Peperomia with large round, shiny green leaves. At first glance I thought this plant was Peperomia obtusifolia on steroids, but the label proved me wrong.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh):
Plumbaginaceae::Prickly Thift:A low growing plant good for rock gardens.:(ak-anth-oh-LY-mon):
Ranunculaceae::Mrs Cholmondeley:A heirloom Clematis cultivated since the 1800's. Has large single lavender flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss)(chumly):
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):
Aceraceae::Norwegian Sunset Maple:A small rounded Maple with good fall color. Has combined the traits of Norway and Shantung Maple.:(A-sir)(trun-KA-tum):
Cupressaceae::Arcadia Juniper:A dense low growing Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(sa-BEE-na):
Oleaceae::Wedgwood Blue Lilac:A single flower Lilac with bluish flowers.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):Oleaceae
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
Amaranthaceae::Red Thread Alternanthera:A tender perennial grown as a annual in the colder areas. Can be used as a spiller and filler in containers. Easy to over winter indoors.:(al-ter-NAN-the-ra):
Primulaceae ::Cowslip Primula, Cowslip Primrose:An English wildflower that makes a nice early blooming garden perennial.::
Rosaceae::Autumn cherry, Rose bud cherry, Tibetan cherry:::
Rosaceae ::Spirea veitchii, Chinese White Spirea:A strong growing, arching shrub with white flowers reaching over 8 feet high.:(spy-REE-ah):
Poaceae ::Vanilla Grass, Sweet Grass, Holy Grass, Seneca Grass:The crushed leaves of this native grass have a strong fragrance. Native to wet areas.::
Hydrangeaceae::Woodlander Hydrangea:A medium growing Hydrangea with blue flowers if given the proper soil acidity.:(hi-DRAN-gee-ah)(ser-RA-tah):
Poaceae::Prairie Cord grass, Freshwater Cord grass, Marshgrass, Rip gut:A thicket forming, rhizome spreading grass native to wet areas.::
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
Poaceae ::Red Baron Japanese Blood Grass:A red leaf grass that grows best in full sun moist to wet conditions.:(im-per-AH-tah):
Asteraceae::Dwarf Curry Plant:A dwarf version of the Curry plant.:(he-lee-KRIS-um):
Osmundaceae::Royal Fern:A variety of the Royal fern:(os-MUN-duh):
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):
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):
Rosaceae ::Tina Flowering Crab:A small mounded tree with white flowers. A nice compact plant.: :
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
Pinaceae::Green Colorado Spruce, Spruce:A green version of the more popular Colorado Blue Spruce.:(PY-see-uh)(PUN-gens):
Ranunculaceae::Madame Julia Correvon Clematis:A red flowering deciduous Clematis. An older variety.::
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):
Amaranthaceae::Hot Biscuit Amaranth:This tall Amaranthus produces large plumes of cinnamon-orange flowers.:(am-uh-RANTH-us)(kroo-EN-tus):
Campanulaceae::Brook Lobelia, Fen Lobelia, Bog Lobelia:A small blue flowering Lobelia native to moist sites.::
Pinaceae::Arnold Sentinel Austrian Pine:A columnar form of the Austrian Pine.:(PI-nus)(NI-gra):
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
Ulmaceae::Camperdown Elm, Upside Down Elm, Umbrella Elm:A weeping Elm that is grown as a top graft.:(UL-mus)(GLA-bra):
Bromeliaceae:bromeliaceae vriesea named cultivars:Vriesea :A group of easy to grow Bromeliads. Very adaptable to indoor conditions.:(VREE-zee-uh):
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
Verbenaceae::Purple Beautyberry, Chinese Beautyberry :A graceful medium shrub with arching branches.:(kal-i-KAR-pa)(dye-KOT-oh-ma):
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
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::Silver Anouk Spanish Lavender::(lav-AN-dew-lah):
Apiaceae::Purple Parsnip, Korean Angelica:A tall stunning plant with deep purple flowers.:(an-GEL-i-ca):
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):
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
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
Taxodiaceae::Bright Gold Yew:A slow growing Yew that has vibrant yellow foliage color in the spring.:(TAKS-us) :
Cupressaceae::Saybrook Gold Juniper, Girard Saybrook Gold:One of the best yellow colored foliage cultivars of the Junipers.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Saxifragaceae::Rheinlander Astillbe:An Astilbe with clear pink flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
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
Asteraceae::Red Boy Cornflower:A cottage garden annual with rosy-red bachelor buttons flowers.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh):
Convolvulaceae::Illusion series of Sweet Potato Vine:A series of Sweet Potato plants..:(ip-oh-MEE-a)(ba-TAT-as):
Aceraceae::Girard's Hybrid Paperbark Maple:A hybrid of the Paper Bark Maple.:(AYE-cer)(GRIS-ee-um):11.22.05
Violaceae::Viola Sorbet Coconut Swirl:A heat and cold tolerant Viola. Reported to be hardy to zone #6-7?::
Liliaceae::Admiral Halsey Hosta:A medium size white edge variegated Hosta. Report to be almost identical to Patriot.::
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
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::Purple/wine/violet Daylily:This section contains pictures of the Daylilies with purple colores flowers.::
Scrophulariaceae::Waterperry Blue Veronica:A low growing free flowering plant.::7.2.05
Rosaceae::Orange Crush Flowering Crab:A spectacular medium sized Ornamental Crab.::
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):
Saxifragaceae ::Astillbe Ostrich Plume, Astillbe Straussenfeder:An interesting Astilbe with arching plume of light pink flower heads.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Rosaceae::Double Flowering Sweet Cherry, Double Flowering Mazzard:A Sweet Cherry tree with double white flowers in dense clusters.:(PRUU-nus)(AA-vi-um):
Malvaceae::Thompsonii Flowering Maple, Thompsoni Abutilon:A relatively easy to grow evergreen shrub with variegated leaves and orange flowers. In colder climates grown as a annual or over wintered indoors.:(ab-YEW-tih-lon):
Onagraceae::Autumnale Fushcia:A spreading Fuchsia grown mostly for the color of its foliage:(FEW-she-uh):
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
Liliaceae::Splendens Tiger Lily:A Tiger Lily type bulb with red orange flowers.::
Rosaceae::Elveshorn Shrub Rose:A shrub rose with pink flowers.::
Primulaceae::Lacy Lady Primula:A Primula with lacy petaled flowers with a pink to deep rose edge.: :
Pinaceae::Varely Japanese Larch:A slow growing dwarf Larch:(LAR-iks)(KEM-fer-eye):
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Stans x heraciefolia:A herbaceous non climbing Clematis with flowers white on the outside and blue in the interior.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
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
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium hortorum dwarf:Dwarf Geraniums:This data sections contains pictures of the Dwarf or miniature Geraniums. Tender perennials grown as annuals.:(pe-lar-GO-nee-um):4.18.05
Euphorbiaceae::Spiny Milk Barrel, African Milk Barrel::(yoo-FOR-bee-uh) :
Lamiaceae ::Mother of Thyme, Creeping Thyme, Wild Thyme:One of the more common and readily available Thyme.:(THY-mus)(ser-FIL-lum):
Asteraceae:compositae zinnia angustifolia:Star Mix Zinnia:A different type of Zinnia with much smaller flowers on shorter plants.::5.16.05
Rosaceae::Variegated Kerria:A slow growing, variegated form of the Japanese Kerria.:(KER-i-ah)(ja-PON-i-Ka):
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
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria trifasciata silver hahnii:Silver Hahnii Sansevieria, Silver Birds Nest Sansevieria, Gilt-Edge Sansevieria:A neat, compact, birdsnest type Sansevieria. :(san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(try-fask-ee-AH-tuh):4.27.05
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.::
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):
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
Pinaceae::Scotch Pine, Scots Pine:A picturesque Pine with orange colored inner bark.:(PIE-nus)(sil-VES-tris):10.27.05
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):
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
Geraniaceae::Espresso Geranium:A cultivar of our native Geranium with purple to coffee colored leaves.::
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae lonicera:Honeysuckle:A large growing shrub that was over planted and escaped into natural areas becoming a woody noxious weed. It should not be used!!!!!!!:(lon-ISS-er-a):12.12.02, 07.28.03 4.12.05
Asteraceae::Supreme Cantaloupe Coneflower:A anemone shaped cantaloupe colored flower.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Caprifoliaceae ::Blue Muffin Arrowwood Viburnum:A compact selection of Arrowwood Viburnum with blue fruit.:(vy-BER-num)(den-TAH-tum):
Lamiaceae::Variegated Oregano, Variegated Wild Greek Oregano :A variegated form of Oregano.:(oh-RIG-a-num)(vul-GA-re):
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
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):
Rosaceae::Lancelot Flowering Crabapple:A small slow growing tree with white flowers.::
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):
Liliaceae::Showy Lily:A white flowering Heritage Lily.::
Rosaceae:rosaceae fragaria pink panther:Pink Panther Alpine Strawberry:A pink flowering version of the Red Alpine Strawberry.::5.14.05
Betulaceae::Shiloh Splash River Birch:A variegated variety of the River Birch. Grown as a small tree or large shrub.::
Asteraceae::WIld Quinine, American Feverfew, Eastern Feverfew, Eastern Parthenium:A native Prairie plant.::
Caryophyllaceae ::Sand Pink, Dianthus arenarius:Forms a mat of grassy foliage with deeply fringed white flowers.:(dye-AN-thus):
Agavaceae::Yellow marginated Queen Victoria Agave Agave Golden Princess, Agave Kazo Bana:A variegated form of the Agave victoriae-reginae. These particular plants maybe Agave Victoria-reginae aureo marginata Variegata. San Marcos Growers call this plant Agave victoriae-reginae 'Golden Princess'. Also listed by Tony Avent as 'Kazo Bana'. So much confusion.:(a-GAH-vee)(vik-TOR-ee-ay)(ree-JIN-ay-ee):
Juncaceae::Big Twister Rush, Big Twister Juncus:A cultivar of the Corkscrew Rush with bigger stems, and twists.:(JUN-kus)(eh-FYOO-sus):
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
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):
:lights::This section contains pictures of different types of lights used in the landscape.::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
Polemoniaceae::Bright Eyes Garden Phlox:A medium Garden Phlox with light pink flowers with red eyes.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Pinaceae::Deborah Waxman Larch, Deborah Waxman Tamarack:A dwarf form of the American Larch::
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
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):
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):
Cupressaceae::Gold Coast Juniper:A larger spreading Juniper with gold colored foliage. Reported to bean improvement over Old Gold Juniper:(ju-NIP-er-us):
Campanulaceae::Laguna Lobelia series:::
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
Rosaceae::Martha's Vineland shrub Rose:A shrub rose with bright crimson flowers.::
Hippocastanaceae:hippocastanaceae aesculus pavia:Red Buckeye, Red Flowering Buckeye, Scarlet Buckeye:A small growing tree or large shrub with red flower.:(es-KU-lus):4.18.05
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
Cyperaceae ::Treasure Island Sedge:A slow spreading variegated ground cover sedge. Best for moist sites.:(KAR-eks)(sil-ee-ah-to-mar-gin-AY-ta) :
Poaceae::Windspiel Purple Moor Grass, Tall Purple Moor Grass, Winds Game:A mounding grass with tall flowers stalks that dance in the wind.:(moh-LIN-ee-ah):
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):
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):
Asteraceae::Floristan Violet Liatris:A tall Liatris with purple flowers.:(ly-AT-riss):
Fagaceae::Dawyck European Beech:A tall upright cultivar of the European Beech:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae caltha palustris:Marsh Marigold, Cowslip, King's Cup:One of the earliest blooming wild flowers found growing in wet areas. It is ephemeral and will disappear by mid summer.::5.25.02 5.12.05
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):
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
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):
Ericaceae::Flame Azalea:A native USA Rhododendron with a wide range of flower colors and hardiness to zone #5.::
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):
Lamiaceae::Red Nancy Lamium:A Lamium similar to White Nancy except Red Nancy has dark rosy pink flowers.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):
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) :
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
Poaceae::Fireworks Pennisetum:A strikng variegated form of the old stand by Purple Fountain Grass.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):12.10
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::Radiata Tigrina Coreopsis:A mostly red to mahogany flower with yellow accents.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Asteraceae::Red Shift Coreopsis:The temperature will determine the shift of this flower from creamy yellow to red.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Polemoniaceae ::Candy Stripe Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with white flowers with a pink center stripe blooming in May.::
Grossulariaceae::Schroeders Alpine Current:A compact disease resistant Alpine Current.:(RI-bez)(al-PIE-num):
Labiatae ::Monarda Balance:A deep pink Monarda with mildew resistance.:(mo-NAR-da) :
Papaveraceae::Iceland Poppy Pacino:A low growing Poppy with lemon yellow flowers.:(pa-PA-ver)(noo-dih-KA-lee):
Liliaceae::Squash Casserole:A large Hosta with chartreuse leaves.::
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Blue Eyes:A short plant with blue flowers.:(ve-RON-i-ca):
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.::
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):
Poaceae::Adagio Miscanthus, Adagio Japanese Silver Grass:A shorter form of Miscanthus reaching about 5 feet.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
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
Cornaceae:cornaceae cornus sericea:Red Twig Dogwood:A medium to tall, wide spreading shrub grown for its red stems and bird attracting fruit.:(KOR-nus)(ser-EE-see-a):5.15.05
Asteraceae::Pomegranate Coneflower::(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah):
Rosaceae::Golden Thumbelina Spirea:A dwarf yellow leaf Spirea:(spy-REE-ah):
Rosaceae::Cherry Plum, Myrobalan Plum :An unnamed cultivar of P. cerasifera (Cherry Plum) with pinkish white flowers and burgundy leaves.::
Campanulaceae::Lobelia Fan series:A beautiful vertical plant with blazing red flowers for the moist to wet site.::
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):
Rosaceae::False Spirea, Ural False Spirea:False Spirea is not a tidy little shrub. More of a brute. Needs room to spread. Never plant near the foundation of the home.:(sor-BAY-ree-uh)(sor-bee-FOH-lee-uh):
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):
Iridaceae::White Tall Bearded Iris:This section contains images of Tall Bearded Iris that there main color is white::
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):
Araceae::Silver Queen Chinese Evergreen, Aglaonema Silver Queen:A colorful tried and true Aglaonema cultivar.::
Rosaceae::Black Cherry:A common native tree valued for its lumber.:(PRO-nus)(ser-OT-i-na):7.20.05
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):
Saxifragaceae::Purple Candles Astillbe:A tall Astilbe with reddish purple flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee)(chi-NEN-sis):
Malvaceae ::Hibiscus Rio Grande:A hardy Hibiscus with large single red flowers.::
Lamiaceae::Salvia Artic Blaze Series:A series of Salvia that are hardy to zone #6.:(SAL-vee-a):
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):
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):
:::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.::
Poaceae ::Maiden Grass:One of the older cultivars of Miscanthus.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
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
Oleaceae::Marie Frances Lilac:A single fragrant pink Lilac. Listed as one of the smaller Lilacs reaching up to 8 feet.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Liliaceae::Drum Stick Allium, Round-headed Garlic, Ball-head onion:An ornamental Onion with reddish-purple flowers.::
Malvaceae::Mars Magic Hollyhock:A tall red Hollyhock that will (may) bloom first year from seeds.:(al-SEE-a)(Ro-see-a):
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
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):
Geraniaceae::Elsbeth Geranium:A Geranium sanguieum cultivar with vivid pink flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um):
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
Labiatae::Monarda, Osage Tea:A medium tall, wide spreading perennial for the full sun areas of the garden.:(mow-NAR-da):05.04.06
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):
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
Campanulaceae ::Bellissimo Blue :A Campanula carpatica cultivar with blue flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)((kar-PAT-i-ka):
Araliaceae::Japanese Aralia, Fatsia:A popular landscape plant for warmer hardiness zones that is also used as an indoor plant.:(FAT-see-uh)(juh-PON-ih-kuh):
Fabaceae::White Redbud:A white blooming form of Redbud.:(SER-cis)(kan-a-DEN-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):
Malvaceae::Novella Rose Tree Mallow:A dwarf, early flowering flower with bright rose blooms on compact plants. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(la-VAT-er-a):
Lamiaceae::Salvia Gruppenblau:A older German Salvia Hybrid. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(SAL-vee-a)(fa-rih-NAY-see-a):
Saxifragaceae::Bergenia SIlver Night:This Bergenia has white pink tinged flowers with red centers.:(ber-GEN-i-a)(kor-di-FOL-i-a):
Cannabaceae::Golden Hops Vine:A fast growing twiner with bright yellow foliage.:(HU-mu-lus)(loo-PU-lus):
Malvaceae ::Rose of Sharon Minerva:A large shrub with lavender flowers late in the blooming season.::
Pinaceae::Weeping White Spruce, Pendula White Spruce:A columnar tree with upright leader and weeping branches.:(PI-see-ah)(GLAW-ka):
Boraginaceae ::Pulmonaria photo album:A photo album of different types of Pulmonaria.::
Saxifragaceae::Bridal Veil Astilbe, Brautschleier Astilbe:An old stand by white Astilbe.:(as-TIL-bee):
Rosaceae::Champlain Rose:A very floriferous, hardy shrub Rose with dark red flowers. Part of Explorer series of Roses.::
Asteraceae::Sky Blue Aster, Prairie Heart Leaved Aster:A native Aster that works well in gardens.::
Labiatae::Jacob Cline Monarda, Jacob Cline Beebalm:A natural occurring cross with dark red flower heads.:(mo-NAR-da):
Araceae::Thailand Giant Elephant Ears:An extremely large strain of Colocasia gigantea.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(jy-GAN-tee-uh):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela looymansii aurea:Weigela Looymansii Aurea:A medium sized yellow leaf Weigela.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):4.12.05
Betulaceae ::Purple Haze American Filbert:An American Filbert cultivar with dark reddish purple foliage.::
Oleaceae::Edith Cavell:A double white flowering Lilac.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
Cupressaceae::Technito Arborvitae:A compact version of Techny Arborvitae.::
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
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
Apiaceae::Abbey Road Masterwort, Abbey Road Astrantia:A deep colored Masterwort with purplish red flowers.:(a-STRAN-tee-a)(m-A-jor):
Ericaceae::Mandarin Lights Rhododendron:A cultivar of the Northern Lights series with bright, deep orange flowers.:(roo-do-DEN-dron):
Hydrangeaceae ::Big Bend Hydrangea::(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Solanaceae ::Double Petunias:A group of Petunias with large double flowers.::08.15.05
Asteraceae::Asahi False Sunflower:A clump forming plant with double yellow to orange flowers.:(hee-lee-OP-sis)(hee-lee-anth-OI-deez):
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
Ginkgoaceae::Sentry Ginkgo:A strongly columnar Ginkgo with brilliant fall coloration.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
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
Phormiaceae ::Dusty Chief Phormium:An Yucca-like plant with burgundy colored foliage.::
Solanaceae::Old Fashion Climbing Petunia:Am heirloom variety of Petunias.:(peh-TEWN-ya)(mul-tih-FLOR-uh):
Pinaceae::Dragon Spruce cultivar:A blue needled form of the Dragon Spruce.::
Crassulaceae::Pink Frills Echeveria:Pink Frills forms a rosette of bluish succulent leaves with a pink tinge.:(ech-e-VER-i-a):
Asteraceae::Cosmos Sonata Series:A 24 inch tall Cosmos with large 3 inch single flowers.::
Asteraceae::Red Romaine:A red leaf Romaine lettuce also known as Cos Lettuce. Good to add colors to your salad.::
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
Ericaceae:ericaceae rhododendron silvery pink:Rhododendron Pioneer Silvery Pink:A early blooming silver pink Rhododendron. :(roh-do-DEN-dron):5.17.05
Lamiaceae::Salvia Marcus:A dwarf clumping Salvia with deep violet flowers.:(SAL-vie-a):
Rosaceae::Apricot Whisper Potentilla:A Potentilla with Apricot colored flowers.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Poaceae::Vertigo Pennisetum:A warm season perennial grass, grown as an annual north of zone 9. Foliage gets darker as the season gets hotter. A tender perennial frown as an annual in color hardiness zones.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
Liliaceae::Hosta Stiletto:Truly a groundcover Hosta producing a large amount of small narrow variegated leaves. A good Hosta for edging the shade garden::
Rosaceae ::Golden Elf Spirea:A small bright yellow colored Spirea.::
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):
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
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):
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
Scrophulariaceae::Fox Glove, Common Fox Glove:A tall biennial with pink to purple flowers.:(dij-i-TAL-is)(pur-PU-ree-ah):
Caprifoliaceae::Mohawk Viburnum:A compact Viburnum tolerating diverse growing conditions.:(vy-BER-num):
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):
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria trifasciata moonshine:Sansevieria Moonshine, Moonglo Sansevieria:A medium sized plant with silver leaves. :(san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(try-fask-ee-AH-tuh):4.26.05
Liliaceae ::Turkestan Onion:An unusual looking plant with two to four broad blue-gray leaves flushed with purple.::
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
Caryophyllaceae::Wallowa Mountains Desert Moss:A low growing moss-like plant that can tolerate average to dry conditions.::
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
Crassulaceae::Fire Glow Sedum ( Sedum spurium Fire Glow ):A ground cover Sedum with red orange leaves.::
Oleaceae ::Beijing Gold Peking Lilac:A medium size tree with unusual primrose yellow flowers.::
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):
Lamiaceae::Limelight Catmint:A yellow foliage colored Catmint with blue flowers. Reported no to be as aggressive as many of the other Catmints.:(NEP-eh-tuh)(fah-SEN-ee-eye):
Cactaceae::Red Headed Irishman:A columnar Mammillaria pink to purple flowers.::4.12.5
Liliaceae::Little Business Daylily:A diploid, semi-evergreen re-blooming small red Daylily.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
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
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):
Poaceae:poaceae miscanthus sinensis ferner osten:Miscanthus Ferner Osten, Far East Miscanthus:FLowers open up with a red color.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):4.28.02
Liliaceae::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):
:::Click on this section to see gardens that are a mixture of different types of plants.::4.5.5
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
Saxifragaceae::Gloria Purpurea Astillbe:A light purple/rose colored Astilbe.:(ah-STIL-bee):
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
Aceraceae::Autumn Fantasy Maple:A Silver Maple and Red Maple hybrid, with crimson fall foliage.::
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
Rosaceae::Potentilla Mango Tango:A unique bi-color Potentilla having yellow flowers with centers of orange or red. I have seen flowers of this Potentilla with a waxy appearence.:(poh-ten-TILL-uh) :
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
Saxifragaceae::Red Sentinel Astilbe:A medium to tall Astilbe with deep red flowers.::
Crassulaceae::Sedum Sunsparkler Cherry Tart:Part of the SUnsparkler series of Sedum. Great contrast between the foliage and the flowers.::
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::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):
Ranunculaceae::Spring Magic Columbines:A series of shorter Columbine for the front of a garden.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
Pinaceae::Silver Show Korean Fir:A slow growing plant with ornamental cones and silvery undersides of the needles.:(a-bez)(kor-e-A-na):
Scrophulariaceae::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):
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):
Rosaceae::Rancho Flowering Pear:A broadly pyramidal form of Bradfords Pear.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
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
Asteraceae::Zesty Zinnia:A series of fully double Zinnia on sturdy plants.:(zin-EE-a)(EL-e-genz):
Asteraceae::Mohave series Strawflower, Paper Daisy, Everlasting:Strawflowers are one of the easiest flowers to dry. Mohave series has a wide range of colors on 14-16 inch plants.:(brak-tee-A-tum):
Lamiaceae::Anne Greenaway Lamium:A colorful Lamium with multicolored leaves.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae juniperus communis depressa var replanda:Creeping Old Field Juniper:::5.15.05
Liliaceae ::Allium Summer Beauty:A clumping, chives-like Allium with lavender pink flowers in the summer through the fall.::
Asteraceae::Dreamtime Yellow Jumbo, Paper Daisy:Strawflowers are one of the easiest flowers to dry. ::
Salicaceae::Geyers Willow:A small Willow for a full sun wet to moist site.::
Crassulaceae::Sedum tectractinum:At this time I do not know if this plant is label correctly??? At the Botanic Garden where I took the images it was label Sedum tetractinum for over three years. I will know when they flower.::
Hippocastanaceae::Ohio Buckeye, Fetid Buckeye, American Horsechestnut:A native Buckeye tree.:(es-KU-lus)(GLAA-bra):
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):
Poaceae::Hercules Flame Grass, Autumn Red :A selection of the Flame Grass.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
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
Amaranthaceae::Party Time Josephs Coat, Partytime Alternanthera:A Josephs Coat cultivar with pink and green leaves.:(al-ter-NANTH-ur-uh)(fy-KOY-dee-uh) :
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
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Jolt series:A new group of heat tolerant Dianthus from Panama Seeds.::
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
Pinaceae ::Asselyn Norway Spruce, Compact Norway Spruce:A slow growing compact Norway Spruce.:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):03.24.05
Verbenaceae::Verbena Rapunzel Series:A series of Verbena with trailing growth habits, mildew resistant and excellent long lasting flowers.:(ver-BEE-nah):
Papaveraceae::Celandine Poppy:A native wildflower that grows best in moist shaded wild flower gardens. :(sty-LAH-for-um):
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
:steps::This section contains examples of different types of materials and how they are used to make steps in the landscape.::4.5.5
Labiatae ::Monarda Marshals Delight:A mildew resistant Monarda with pink flowers.:(mo-NAR-da):
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
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
Hydrangeaceae ::Silver Dollar Hydrangea:A bigger Hydrangea with white mophead flowers and fat conical flowers.:hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Geraniaceae::Orange flowering Geraniums:Images and information on Geraniums with orange flowers.::
Agavaceae::Smooth Agave, Dwarf Century Plant::(a-GAH-vee)(de-smet-ee-AY-na):
Scrophulariaceae::Diascia Flying Colors Appleblossum:A bi color Diascia with pink and white flowers.:(di-AS-SHE-ah)(BAR-ber-ee):
Polemoniaceae ::Emerald Pink Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with compact moss-like foliage and pink flowers in May::
Asteraceae::French Vanilla Marigold:Listed as a "White Marigold" which is partially true. Starts white to vanilla white fading to yellow.:(ta-GEE-tees):
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
Boraginaceae::Tower of Jewels:A tall plant with dark pink to red flowers on a large inflorescence.::
Aceraceae ::Cutleaf Maple, Cutleaf Silver Maple:A selection of the Silver Maple with deeply cut lobes.::
Agavaceae::Bear Grass:Very similar to the Yucca filamentosa, which is more common in the trade.::
Fabaceae:fabaceae vicia villosa:Hairy Vetch, Winter Vetch:A sprawling member of the Pea family.::
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
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
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
Aizoaceae:aizoaceae pleiospilos bolusii:Living Rock Plant:Pleiospilos belongs to a group of plants called stone-mimicry plants. Their leaves resemble the stones and pebbles of the area they are native too. In the wild they lie half buried in the soil, making the leaves virtually invisible to the hungry herbivores of the region. :(plee-oh-SPIL-os):10.18.02 5.7.5
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Kawara Pink, Dianthus Kawara:A lacy pink cultivar of the Kawara series of Dianthus.:(dy-AN-thus):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta antioch:Hosta Antioch:A large growing white margined Hosta.::08.04.02 4.22.05
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
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
Polemoniaceae::Red Wing Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with moss-like foliage and reddish flowers in May.::
Liliaceae::Hosta tokudama flavocircinalis:A medium sized Hosta with heavily corrugated green leaves with a gold margin.::
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):
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):
Polygonaceae:polygonaceae polygonum pensylvanicum:Pennsylvania Smartweed:A member of the Knotweed or Smartweed group of plants.::12.21.01 5.9.05
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):
Asteraceae::Golden Jubilee Marigold:Golden Jubilee Marigold has double yellow flowers.::
Amaranthaceae::Pink Zazzle Globe Amaranth:A mounding trailing GLobe Amaranth with large pink flowers.:(gom-FREE-na):
Cornaceae::Isanti Dogwood:A nice compact form with red stems.:(KOR-nus):
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
Rosaceae::Ranch Columnar Sargent Cherry:An upright columnar flowering Cherry.:(PRU-nus)(sar-jen-TEE-i):
Phormiaceae ::Maori Sunset New Zealand Flax:An Yucca-like plant with apricot to pink tones blending with the green of the leaves.::
Papilionaceae::Wild Indigo, Yellow wild indigo, Horseflyweed:A sturdy native perennial with yellow flowers.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Saxifragaceae::Marmalde Heuchera, Marmalade Coral Bells:A vigorous Coral Bells with amber undulated foliage.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Asteraceae::Dakota Gold Sneezeweed:A compact Sneezeweed with bright yellow to gold flowers.:(hel-EE-nee-um):
Brassicaceae::Winter Joy Wallflower, Winter Joy Erysimum:A Wallflower with purple flowers. A good companion for Pansies.:(e-RIH-sih-mum):
Amaranthaceae::Purple Knight:A vigorus upright, spreading purple leaf foliage plant.:(al-ter-NAN-the-ra)(den-TA-ta):4.8.5
Polypodiaceae:polypodiaceae nephrolepis exaltata bostoniensis:Boston Fern:One of the more adaptable ferns to the interior of buildings. An old time favorite plant in cultivation since 1894.:(nef-roh-LEP-iss)(eks-all-TAY-tuh):5.10.05
Saxifragaceae::Mocha Coral Bells:A vigorous mounding Heuchera with mocha colored leaves in the correct spot.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Asteraceae ::Achillea Golden Plate:A tall Achillea reaching 4-5 feet.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(fil-i-pen-due-LI-na):
Caprifoliaceae::Shasta Viburnum:An improved wide spreading Doublefile Viburnum.:(vy-BER-num)(pli-KA-tum):
Liliaceae::Tangerine Daylily:A heirloom Daylily with tangerine orange flowers.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
Malvaceae::Flower-of-an-hour, Flower of an hour, Rose Mallow:A plant with a showy flowers. Considered a weed in some areas and a useable garden flower in others::12.08.05
Liliaceae::Hosta Lemon Lime:A fast growing shorter Hosta with greenish gold leaves.::
Oleaceae:oleaceae forsythia:Forsythia:This section will have some general shots of unknown cultivars. :(for-SITH-i-a):4.30.05
Amaranthaceae:amaranthaceae celosia argentea:Cocks Comb, Celosia:A group of annuals that offer many colors, heights and flower shapes. The flowers are soft and have the texture of wool or velour. Likes full sun and needs well drained soil.::4.8.5
Rosaceae::Gold Drop Potentilla:A small Potentilla with yellow flowers.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Onagraceae::Biennial Bee-Blossom, Biennial Gaura:A tall lanky biennial wild flower with flowers borne on flimsily wands.::
Marantaceae::Triostar Stromanthe:A multicolored evergreen tropical foliage plant.:(stroh-MAN-thee)(san-GWIN-ee-a) :
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):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Dash series:A series of compact, long blooming Dianthus.:(die-AN-thus)(bar-BAY-tus):
Strelitziaceae ::Narrow-leafed Bird of Paradise:An interesting form of the Bird of Paradise with reed like leaves.:(stre-LITZ-ee-uh):
Plumbaginaceae::Leadwort, Plumbago:A nice ground cover with true blue flowers.:(ser-at-o-STIG-ma)(plum-bah-gi-NOI-deez):
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
Aizoaceae::Fire Spinner Ice Plant:A good plant for the hot dry area of the yard.:(del-oh-SPUR-muh):
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
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae astillbe thunbergii:Astilbe Morheims Glory:Pale lavender flowers on 4 foot tall stems.:(ah-STIL-bee)(chi-NEN-sis):6.1.05
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Peach Blossum:A tall Astilbe with salmon pink flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
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
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):
Pinaceae::Lanhams Beehive Spruce:A multi-stemmed evergreen dwarf conifer.::
Balsaminaceae::New Guinea Impatiens:A group of Impatiens with large flowers and decorative foliage. Usually sold in pots around 4", as compared to pack sales of the bedding type Impatiens.:(im-PAY-shenz)(HAWK-er-i):
Primulaceae::Sunset Shades Primula:A cultivar of the Cowslip Primrose with shades of reds. Red is not a natural color of this plant.::
Solanaceae::Pretty Much Picasso Petunia:An unusual Petunia with purple/magenta flowers rimmed with lime green.::
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):
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):
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum kamtschaticum v middendorffianum:Sedum middendorffianum, Middendorf Stonecrop:A delicate member of the Sedum kamtschaticum group.::4.4.5
Musaceae::Blood Bannana:A large tropical tender perennial with random blotched leaves. In colder regions they are over wintered indoors.:(MOO-sah)(zeb-REE-nah):
Asteraceae::Cynara Plein Blanc:A grayish green thistle like plant with purple flower heads.:(sin-NA-ra):
Pinaceae::Bristlecone Pine:Some of the oldest tree living today are Bristle cone Pines. This species may be the same as Pinus aristata.::
Lamiaceae::Ajuga Mahogany:An Ajuga with very dark black to burgundy to mahogany foliage.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
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
Rosaceae::Dakota Goldrush Potentilla:A long blooming smaller Potentilla.:(poh-ten-TILL-uh):
Cupressaceae::Plumosa Compacta Juniper, Compact Andorra Juniper:A compact form of Andorra Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis):
Fabaceae::Heart of Gold Redbud:A gold to yellow leaf Red Bud.:(SER-sis)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
Caryophyllaceae :carophyllaceae dianthus gratianapolitanus:Cheddar Pink:An extremely hardy Dianthus with gray green foliage and clove scented pink flowers.:(dye-AN-thus)(grah-tee-an-o-po-li-TAH-nus):
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):
Asteraceae::Mardi Gras Sneezeweed:A Sneezeweed with colorful yellow to red flowers.:(hel-EE-nee-um):
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
Cactaceae::Rose Pin Cushion Cactus:A free flowering cactus with purplish-red flowers.::
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
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):
Caprifoliaceae ::Onondaga Viburnum:A medium to large Viburnum with flowers opening with a trace of pink. The tinge of bronze in the leaves is another added feature. "A superior cultivar featuring both ornamental foliage and floral displays". (#214):(vy-BER-num)(sar-JEN-te-i):
Boraginaceae::Sissinghurst White Pulomonaria:A hybrid Pulmonaria with large white flowers.:(pul-muh-NAIR-ee-uh):
Liliaceae::Allium Mars:This Allium has one of darker purple colored flowers.:(AL-ee-um):
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::Salvia May Night:A truly spectacular and hardy perennial Salvia.:(SAL-vee-a) :01.23.96
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
Ranunculaceae::Common Globe Flower:A early spring blooming plant with globular yellow flowers. :(TROL-i-us)(you-RO-pay-us):
Asteraceae::Ruby Frost Coreopsis:A member of the Jewel series of Coreopsis with red flowers with white edges.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Aceraceae::Bloodgood Japanese Maple:One of the more popular red foliage Japanese Maples, especially in zone #5.:(AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
Lauraceae::Spice Bush:A native small tree or shrub found growing in shaded moist sites.:(lin-DER-ah)(BEN-zoh-in):
Saxifragaceae::Astilboides:The large leaves adds a tropical look to the not so tropical cooler climate gardens::
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
Ranunculaceae::Pagoda Columbine series:A series of compact Columbine.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
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
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
Lamiaceae::Basal Lemon, Lemon Basal:A herb with a good lemon scent. Both leaves and flowers are used.:(OSS-ih-mum):
Aceraceae::Goldspire Maple:A densely columnar Sugar Maple selection:(AYE-cer)(sak-KAR-um):
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):
Cruciferae::Rock Cress:A photo album of different Arabis cultivars:(AR-a-bis):05.05.06
Convolvulaceae ::Sweet Potato Vine Ace of Spades:A dark leaf variety of Sweet Potato Vine. This is an older variety.:(ih-po-MEE-ah):
Poaceae::All Gold Hakone Grass:An all gold plant lacking any green stripe.:(hah-koh-neh-KLOH-ah)(MAK-rah)(aw-ree-OH-lah):
Ranunculaceae::Jackmanii Clematis:A popular Clematis grown for its dark purple flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
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):
Acanthaceae::Hairy Wild Petunia:This section contains images of the wild Petunia used in landscape plantings.::
Lamiaceae::Pesto Perpetuo Basil:A tall variegated form of Greek columnar basil with a strong flavor.::
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):
Lamiaceae ::Ajuga genevensis, Blue Bugleweed:A non aggressive Ajuga with gentian blue flower spikes.:(a-JOO-guh)(gen-EE-ven-sis) :
Rosaceae::Chuckles Shrub Rose:A floribunda rose with clusters of pink flowers.::
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
Fabaceae::All Gold Scotch Broom:A Scotch Broom loaded with yellow pea-like flowers.:(SIT-is-us):
Convolvulaceae::Carnevale Di Venezia Morning Glory:A Morning Glory that produces white flowers with pink or blue stripes.:(eye-po-MEE-ah):
Berberidaceae::Ruby Carousel Barberry:A compact rounded shrub with ruby purple leaves.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):
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
Commelinaceae::Ohio Spiderwort:A native North American wild flower.::
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):
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
Asteraceae ::Calico Aster, Starved Aster, One sided aster:A compact Aster laterfolius with purple to coppery foliage.:(as-TER)(lat-er-i-FLO-rus):
Asteraceae::Flying Saucers Coreopsis:A uniform growing Coreopsis with a plethora of single yellow flowers.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Rosaceae::Katheryn Dykes Potentilla:A Potentilla with light lemon yellow flowers and a lighter green foliage.:(poh-ten-TILL-uh)(froo-ti-KOH-suh) :
Cyperaceae::Carex Blue ZInger:A slow spreading mounding blue foliage sedge.:(KAIR-ex):
Polemoniaceae::Grenadine Dream Phlox:A compact mildew resistant Garden Phlox.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Rosaceae::Baronne Prevost Rosa:A classic hybrid perpetual rose with over 100 rose pink petals.::
Magnoliaceae::Ballerina Magnolia:A small to medium Magnolia with white flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah)(LEEB-ner-eye):
Tiliaceae::Chancellor Little Leaf Linden:A Little Leaf Linden cultivar with a relatively upright compact shape.:(TIL-ee-uh)(kor-DAH-tuh):
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 ::Sedum Golden Teardrop:A ground hugging Sedum with lime green foliage.:(SEE-dum)(lin-AIR-ee):
::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"::
Asteraceae:asteraceae cirsium arvense:Canada Thistle, Field Thistle, Creeping Thistle:A noxious weed that can be a major problem in gardens, landscape plantings or crop fields.::10.05.02 4.8.5
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
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
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
Liliaceae::Hosta Mississippi Delta:A large Hosta with blue gray leaves.::
Asteraceae::Magnificum Leopards Bane:A Doronicum cultivars with larger flowers having finer cut petals.:(do-RON-i-cum)(or-i-en-TA-le):
Liliaceae ::Allium Gladiator:A tall Allium with large lilac purple florets.::
Rosaceae::Meidiland Coral Rose:A busy shrub rose covered with coral to coral pink flowers.::
Lamiaceae::Bergamo Monarda:A new Monardra with improved mildew resistance and a bi colored flower. Grown as an annual.::
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
Liliaceae::Hosta Empress Wu:One of, if not the largest growing Hosta.::
Papaveraceae::Opium Poppy, Common Poppy:A beautiful but poisonous plant from which opium is derived. In many places it is illegal to grow. plant.::
Betulaceae::European Hornbeam, Common Hornbeam, Hornbeech, Yoke Elm:A sturdy tree native to Europe.:(car-PI-nus)(BET-uu-lus):
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.::
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):
Iridaceae:iridaceae iris siberica cultivars:Siberian Iris:This section contains pictures and descriptions of named Siberian Iris cultivars.::12.10.10 4.19.05
Brassicaceae:cruciferae lobularia maritima:Alyssum, Sweet Alyssum:A mat forming annual that thrives in the cool spring and fall. Most popular color is white.::
Liliaceae ::Hosta Platinum Tiara:A medium sized dense Hosta with gold center leaves and a thin white margin.::
Cycadaceae:cycadaceae cycas revoluta:Sago Palm, King Sago, Cycad:An easy to grow indoor plant. Be ware that it can get large and has sharp prickly leaf bases. Especially after the leaf dies.::5.17.05
Asteraceae::Blue Boy Batchlers Button:An old fashion Cottage garden plant with blue double flower.:(sen-TOR-ree-ah):
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae origanum dictamus:Dittany of Crete:A draught tolerant tender perennial that works well in patio pots and baskets.::12.01.03 4.21.05
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
Brassicaceae::Apricot Twister Wall Flower:A Wallflower with apricot to orange colored flowers. A good companion for Pansies.:(e-RIH-sih-mum):
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
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
Poaceae::Gold Meadow Foxtail :Forms tufted gold mounds of yellow variegated leaves.:(al-o-PEK-u-rus)(prah-TEN-sis):
:::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".::
Rosaceae::White Gold Spirea:The first white flowering yellow foliage Spirea.::
Cyperaceae::Carex Bronzita:A mid brown to bronze tussock forming Carex with a floppy growing habit.:(KAIR-ex)(FLAH-vill-in-fer-ah):
Salicaceae ::Silky White Willow:::
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta fried bananas:Hosta Fried Bananas:A medium to large mounded Hosta with glossy yellow foliage.::4.24.05
Asteraceae :asteraceae helichrysum petiolare limelight:Lime Light Licorice Plant:A yellow colored Licorice Plant. ::
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::Garnet Coreopsis:Bright garnet color flowers on a compact plant. Part of the Jewel series of Coreopsis from Terra Nova Nursery.::
Cupressaceae::Weeping Nootka Cypress:A weeping form of the Nootka Cypress.:(kam-e-SIP-a-ris)(noot-ka-TEN-sis):
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):
Aceraceae::Nuresagi Japanese Maple, Wet Heron Japanese Maple:An upright Japanese Maple with burgundy colored leaves.:(AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
Poaceae ::Little Bunnny Foutain Grass:One of the smallest of the dwarf fountain grass.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
Crassulaceae ::Tricolor Sedum, (Sedum spurius Tricolor):A nice small, non-aggressive Sedum with colorful foliage.::
Crassulaceae ::Purple Emperor Sedum:One of the darkest foliage Sedums available. Produces pink flowers in the summer.::7.2.05
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):
Amaranthaceae::Cramer's Lemon Lime Celosia :A crested type of Celosia with flowers ranging from lime green to yellow.:(sel-OH-see-ah):
Rosaceae::Kingishi Flowering Quince:An orange flowering Flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez)(ja-PON-i-ka):
Crassulaceae::Little Gem:A neat compact little succulent plant. Needs full sun and watch the watering.::
Oleaceae::Charles Sargent Lilac:A Lilac with double bluish flowers.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Pinaceae::Curtis Dwarf Pine, Curtis Dwarf White Pine:A dense mounded, slow growing dwarf White Pine.:(PIE-nus)(STROH-bus):
Liliaceae::Hosta Sagae:A medium to large vase shaped Hosta.:(sa-GAY):
Haloragaceae::Wellington Bronze Seaberry, Wellington Bronze Halorais, Shrubby Haloragis'Wellington Bronze':A small plant grown for the bronze foliage.::
Liliaceae::Hapsen Blue Hosta:A medium sized blue leaf Hosta.::
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
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae viburnum lantana variegatum:Variegated Wayfaring Viburnum:An interesting variegated form of the Viburnum lantana.:(vy-BER-num):6.2.02 4.12.05
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
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):
Saxifragaceae::Montrose Ruby Coral Bells, Montrose Ruby Heuchera:A Coral Bell with bronze leaves that are reddish bronze on the underside.:(HEW-ker-ah):
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
Asteraceae:compositae zinnia elegans profusion:Zinnia Profusion:A good compact single flowering Zinnia.::5.16.05
Verbenaceae::Superbena Pink Parfait:A Verbena with large inflorescent of pink to dark pink or combination of the colors flowers.:(ver-BEE-na):
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
:combinations annuals:Annual Combinations:This section contains a hodgepodge of pictures showing different annuals growing together::4.5.5
Scrophulariaceae::Angelonia Angel Mist Series, Angelonia Angel Mist, Summer Snapdragon:A very florific, compact series of Summer Snapdragon. A tender perennial grown as an annual:(an-ge-low-nee-a)(an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):09.08.05
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
Cupressaceae::English River Juniper:A gold leaf cultivar of the Common Juniper.::
Pinaceae::Mops Mugo Pine:A dwarf form of the Mugo Pine.::
Rosaceae::Jet Trail Flowering Quince:A white flowering Flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez):
Oleaceae::Leopold Lilac:A pale pink Lilac.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Hydrangeaceae::Ruby Hydrangea:The typical white Hydrangea but the flower morphs to a dark pink in the fall.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah):
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
Caryophyllaceae::Devon Cottage Rosy Cheeks Dianthus:A new Dianthus with lavender pink flowers that is a repeat bloomer:(dye-AN-thus):
Poaceae ::Prairie Sky Switch Grass:A selection of Switch Grass with blue foliage.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Betulaceae ::River Birch, Red Birch:A native tree found growing in moist soils. Will get a bad case of chlorosis in alkaline soils.:(bet-U-la)(NI-gra):
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
Cornaceae::Cornelian Cherry Dogwood:A very early blooming large shrub or small tree with edible red fruit.:(KOR-nus)(mas):
Boraginaceae::Spring Yellow Brunnera:::
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
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon Rondo:A hybrid seed strain with a variety of colors.:(pen-STE-mon):
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
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 ::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):
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
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):
:::A collection of different horticutltural pictures::
Rosaceae::Stephanandra Crispa:A smaller lower growing cultivar of the species plant :(stef-a-NAN-dra)(in-SI-za):03,30.06
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
Caprifoliaceae::Scarlet Elderberry, American Red Elderberry:This section has information and images of Scarlett Elderberry growing in natural sites.::
Lamiaceae::Salvia Blue Hills:A bluer and more compact perennial Salvia.:(SAL-vie-a):
Euphorbiaceae::Snow on the Mountain, :A showy variegated Euphorbia.:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh):
Saxifragaceae::Vesuvius Heuchera, Vesuvius Coral Bells:Forms a clump of deep purple leaves with airy scapes of orange red flowers.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Gesneriaceae:gesneriaceae smithiantha:Smithiantha:These plants have beautiful foliage and flowers. They need warm humid conditions to grow properly.::4.18.05
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):
Liliaceae::Daylily Chicago Apache:A strong growing red daylily with good substance.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):4.22.05
Lamiaceae ::Summer Jewel Red Salvia:An earlier blooming Salvia coccinea type. With red flowers on 20 inch plants. AAS Bedding Plant Award Winner in 2011.:(SAL-vee-a)(kok-SIN-ee-a):
Cactaceae::Blue Barrel Cactus:A large barrel cactus with yellow flowers.:(fer-oh-KAK-tus):
Hydrangeaceae::Bouquet Blanc Mockorange:A double flowering Mach Orange hybrid. Medium in spread and height.:(fil-ah-DEL-fus):
:::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::Dianthus Bouquet ::(dye-AN-thus):
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
Caprifoliaceae::Alabama Crimson Honeysuckle:A fast growing vine with deep red trumpet flowers.:(lon-ISS-er-ah)(semp-per-VEER-enz):
Asparagaceae::Red Sensation Cordyline:A tropical plant that is commonly used in combination with flowering annuals in outdoor pots and sometimes in gardens. It provides a nice bronze red color ans vertical form. An extremely rugged plant.:(kor-dil-LYE-nee):
Apiaceae::Sweet Cicely, Myrrh:A mounding perennials with fern-like foliage. Seeds, leaves and roots all have culinary value.:(MEER-iss)(oh-dor-AY-tah):
: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
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
Aceraceae::Fassens Black Maple:A Norway Maple cultivar with dark leaves similar to Crimson King.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
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):
::Mildew:Mildew is the generic name for the fungus that causes plant diseases. ::
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
Asteraceae::Hairy False Goldenaster:A wild flower found growing in full sun dry site.::
Aceraceae::Sugar Maple:A photo album of Sugar Maple trees growing in native sites.::
Cupressaceae::Hooks Juniper, Hooks #6 Juniper:A fast growing, tight pyramidal Juniper with green foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Campanulaceae::Golden Torch Lobelia, Golden Torch Cardinal Flower:A red Lobelia with yellow foliage.::
Commelinaceae::Pale Puma Tradescantia:A clump forming trailing plant for outdoor containers or bright indoor windows.:(tray-dess-CAN-tee-ah):
Iridaceae::Tall Bearded Iris:Tall Bearded Iris are the Queens of the Iris world reaching up to 24 inches in height.::
Bromeliaceae:bromeliaceae guzmania lingulata:Guzmania lingulata:A group of Bromeliads that are a little more difficult to grow, but well worth the effort.::4.12.5
Rosaceae::Princess Kay Cherry:A double flowering plum.:(PRU-nus)(n-EYE-gra):
Rosaceae:rosaceae geum canadense:White Avens:A rough somewhat sprawling plant with white flowers and hooked seed pods.::5.14.05
Cornaceae:cornaceae cornus mass golden glory:Golden Glory Cornelian Cherry Dogwood:A very early blooming large shrub or small tree.::5.15.05
Euphorbiaceae:euphorbiaceae codiaeum variegatum pictum:Croton flowers:In this section are pictures of the Croton's flowers. Not very ornamental but interesting.::5.17.05
Rosaceae::Sargent's Cherry, Yama Chewrry, North Japanese Hill Cherry:A flowering, medium size rounded tree.:(PRUU-nus)(sar-JEN-tea-eye):
Bromeliaceae::Nidularium rutilans var. rosulatum:Forms a rosette of dark green leaves with the inflorescence in the center.::
Polemoniaceae::Bressingham Purple Polemonium, Bressingham Purple Jacobs Ladder:This Jacobs Ladder cultivar has blue flowers and many parts of the plant are purple.:(po-le-MOH-nee-um)(see-ROO-lee-um):
Hydrangeaceae::Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea:Changes from white to strawberry pink as the summer progresses.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Asparagaceae::Giant Mexican Lily, Mauritius Hemp:::
Onagraceae::Gaura Pink Cloud:Medium perennial producing masses of small pink flowers on whimsy stems.:(GAW-ra)(lind-HAY-mer-eye):
Ericaceae::Golden Lights Rhododendron:An extremely floriferous member of the Northern Lights Azaleas series:(roo-do-DEN-dron):1.11
Betulaceae::Dakota Pinnacle Birch, Fargo Birch:A medium size pyramidal tree that is proving to be very hardy.::
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):
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):
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:asteraceae gaillardia x grandiflora golden globe:Gaillardia Golden Goblin:A yellow flowering Gaillardia with trilobed tips.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):01.12.04 4.9.5
Lamiaceae::Gold Edge Lemon Thyme :A low growing Thyme with lemon scented foliage. :(TY-muss):
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):
Vitaceae::Silver Vein Creeper, Chinese Virginia Creeper:A restrained Virgina Creeper with ornamental foliage.:(par-then-oh-SIS-us)(hen-ree-ay-na):
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):
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):
Pteridaceae::Western Maidenhari Fern, Serpentine Maidenhair Fern:A spreading, mounding fern producing delicate fronds.::
Rosaceae::Aromatnaya Quince:A Russian variety of Quince producing edible lemony flavored fruit.:(sigh-DOH-nee-uh)(ob-LON-guh):
Caryophyllaceae::Dwarf Soapwort:Forms dense low cushions of foliage covered by pink flowers in spring.:(sap-oh-NA-ri-ah):
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):
Lamiaceae::Little Trudy Catmint:A dwarf non aggressive Catmint.::
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Centennial Blush:Magnolia Centennial has white flowers with a pink blush.:(mag-NO-lee-uh)(ste-LAH-tah):
Hydrophyllaceae::Virginia Water leaf, John's-cabbage, Shawnee-salad:A native wild flower for moist areas. ::
Gesneriaceae:gesneriaceae episcia hybrid cleopatra:Episcia Cleopatra:A relatively difficult plant to grow because it requires warm temperature and above average humidity. :(ee-PISH-ee-ah):6-2-01 4.18.05
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
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
Rosaceae::Edgewood Pear:::
Liliaceae:liliaceae allium senescens:German Garlic:Late blooming Allium, with pink flowers and a tufted growth habit.::4.22.05
Rosaceae::Yellow Potentilla cultivars:Enter this section for information on yellow flowering Potentilla. ::5.16.05
Poaceae ::Variegated Maiden Grass:A large Miscanthus with white striped leaves.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis) :
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):
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
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
Ranunculaceae::Swan Colombine series:A large mix of colors in this mid size Columbine.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
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
Crassulaceae::Gooseberry Fool (Sedum telephium subsp Maximum)::(SEE-dum)(te-LE-fee-um):
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 ::Gazania:::
Campanulaceae:campanulaceae platycodon grandiflorus:Mariesii Balloon Flower:The swelling of the flower buds before they open give this plant a special appeal. Grows best in full sun.:(plat-ee-KO-don) (gran-dih-FLOR-us):4.12.05
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
Caprifoliaceae::Harvest Gold Viburnum, Park Harvest Viburnum:A Viburnum with yellow foliage in the spring.:(vy-BER-num):
Asteraceae::Stokes Aster:Produces large daisy-like flowers. Needs well drained soils to survive the winter.:(stoh-KEE-zhi-ah)(LEE-vis):
Moraceae:moraceae ficus lyrata:Fiddle Leaf Fig:A relatively easy plant to grow in the bright lit areas of the indoors.::
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
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):
Juncaceae::Corkscrew Rush, Spiral Rush:People are attracted to this plant and want to touch the Corkscrew shaped leaves. Likes lots of moisture.:(JUN-kus)(eh-FYOO-sus)(speer-AL-is):
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):
Euphorbiaceae:euphorbiaceae euphorbia pulcherrima:Poinsettia:Poinsettia are usually purchased as a holiday decoration and treated as a "throw away" plant. ::05.17.05
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium capitatum snowflake:Scented Geranium Snowflake:A rapid growing, somewhat spreading plant with blotches or streaks of white variegation on the leaves. Rose scented foliage and pink-mauve flowers.::07.18.03 4.18.05
Acanthaceae:acanthaceae fittonia verschaffectii red veined:Red Veined Nerve Plant, Painted Net Leaf:A red leaf variety of the nerve plant. :(fit-TOH-neeuh):
Ranunculaceae ::Anemone Serenade:A vigorous dark pink fall blooming Anemone.:(a-NEM-oh-nee):
Asteraceae::Hillside Aster:::
Geraniaceae::Geranium Brookside:Dark green foliage combined with the sapphire-blue flowers make this a choice Geranium.::
Ulmaceae::Dodoens Elm:A hybrid large Elm with moderate resistance to Dutch Elm Disease.:(UL-mus):
Ranunculaceae::Crimson Star Aquilegia:A taller Columbine with red and white flowers.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
Taxodiaceae::Dense Yew, Spreading Yew:One of the more common Yews that is used in the landscape.:(TAKS-us):
Lamiaceae::Golden Thyme, Golden Lemon Thyme:Really a sub-shrub with tiny gold edged green leaves.:(THI-mus):
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.::
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
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):
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
Buxaceae::Korean Boxwood:A cold hardy Boxwood. ::
Scrophulariaceae::Grecian Foxglove:A biennial plant that has escaped the garden and become an invasive weed in many states. :(dij-i-TAL-is):
Agavaceae::Yucca Color Guard:A Yucca cultivar with yellow striped leaves that hold up throughout the entire summer.::03.30.06
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Moran:A medium size hardy Geranium with violet-blue flowers. One of the earlier flowering hardy Geraniums.:(jer-AY-nee-um):
Saxifragaceae::Mocha Mint Heuchera, Mocha Mint Coral Bells:A Heuchera with silvery foliage and red flowers.:(HEW-ker-ah):
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):
Cyperaceae::Dwarf Papyrus, Miniature Papyrus, Cypress isocladus:A dwarf version of the much larger Papyrus grass.:(SEYE-per-us):
Araceae::Syngonium cultivars, Arrowhead Vine, Goosefoot Plant:This section contains pictures of some of the different Syngonium cultivars. :(sin-GO-nee-um)(po-do-FI-lum):4.9.6
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
Geraniaceae::Mourning Widows Cranesbill, Geranium Samobor:Dark brownish-purple flowers and dark leaf markings makes this an interesting Geranium.::
Ericaceae::Compact Korean Rhododendron:A free flowering Rhododendron hardy to zone #5.:(roh-doe-DEN-dron):
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
Oleaceae::Lilac Sensation:A bi color with purple petals and a white edge.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
Asteraceae:asteraceae packera plattensis:Prairie Ragwort, Prairie groundsel:A short lived perennial or biennial.:(sen-NEESH-shee-oh):4.10.5
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):
Caprifoliaceae::Pink Princess Weigela:A compact lavender pink flowering Weigela.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Kikuzaki:A small Magnolia that flowers at an early age. A nice small Star Magnolia.:(mag-NO-lee-uh)(stell-AY-tuh):
Poaceae::Sunset Glow Bamboo:A dwarf, non-invasive hardy Bamboo.::
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
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):
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):
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
Asteraceae:compositae sonchus asper:Spiny-Leaved Sow Thistle:A yellow flowering weed, common in southeastern Wisconsin. ::08.20.02 4.16.05
Lythraceae::False Heather, Mexican Heather, Elfin Shrub:A tropical sub-shrub grown as an annual in colder climates. Not a true Heather.::
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):
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
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):
Cyperaceae::Bicknell’s Sedge, Copper Shouldered Oval Sedge :A prairie sedge that is found growing in both wet river bottoms and drier areas.:(KAIR-ex):
Brassicaceae::Woad, Dyer's Woad:A plant with history going back to the Neolithic era. Has yellow flowers in an umbel and blue dye is extracted from the leaves. Is listed as an invasive weed in many areas.::
Asteraceae::Gold Kind Goldenrod, Golden Baby Goldenrod:A clump-forming goldenrod hybrid.::
Rosaceae::Korean Meadowsweet:A newer plant discovered at the base of a waterfall in Korea.:(fil-i-PEN-du-la):
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
Saxifragaceae::Browni Coral Bells, Heuchea Browni:A tough Heuchera with fuzzy leaves.:(HEW-ker-ah):
:::This section contains pictures of potted annuals in clay pots.::4.7.5
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
Asteraceae::Emperor Williams Cornflower, Bluebottle, Garden Cornflower:A blue flowering Cornflower whose flowers look a lot like the perennial Corn Flower. A heirloom garden annual.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh):
Asclepiadaceae::Variegated Hindu Rope Plant:A variegated version of the contorted Hoya called Hindu Rope Plant.:(HOY-ah):
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):
Ranunculaceae::Double Flowered Buttercup :A double form of the Common Buttercup. :(rah-NUN-kew-lus)(AH-kris):
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):
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
Campanulaceae::Pantaloons Campanula:A vigorous growing Campanula with double flowers.:(kam-PAN-yew-lah)(punk-TAH-tah):
Cruciferae:cruciferae caradmine bulbosa:Spring Cress, Bulbous Cress:A 6"-18" wild flower found blooming in shaded moist areas.::5.21.02
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 01:Trumpet Daffodils:This group of Daffodils has one flower per stem. The trumpet is longer or as long as the perianth (sepals and petals)segments.::03.08.03 5.8.5
Araliaceae:araliaceae brassaia actinophylla:Schefflera, Umbrella plant:A medium to large size indoor plant that tolerates lower light conditions.::4.9.5
Caryophyllaceae::Sternberg’s Pink:A good rock garden Dianthus with fragrant fringed flowers.::
Poaceae::Hare's-tail Grass, Hares tail Grass, Rabbit Tail Grass, Bunny Tails:An annual grass grown for its soft silky seed heads.::
Anacardiaceae:anacardiaceae rhus typhina:Staghorn Sumac, Velvet Sumac, Fuzzy Sumac, Hairy Sumac:A native tall shrub with bright red fall foliage. Can spread and form large colonies.:(rhoos or Rhuss)(TIE-fee-na):4.8.5
Poaceae::Calamagrostis Over Dam:An ornamental grass with variegate foliage.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae echinacea purpurea white cultivars:White Coneflower:This section contains some pictures of white coneflower cultivars.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):4.9.5
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):
Liliaceae::Hyacinths:Slightly fragrant colorful racemes of flowers.::04.30.06
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):
Hydrangeaceae::Blue Billow Hydrangea:A compact shrub with light blue lacecap flowers.:(hi-DRAN-gee-ah)(ser-RA-tah):
Scrophulariaceae ::Angelonia Serena, Summer Snapdragon Serena:An Angelonia series with compact plants with compact flowers. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(an-ge-low-nee-a)(an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):
Labiatae::Grand Mum Monarda, Grand Mum Bee Balm:A compact pink flowering Monarda.:(mo-NAR-da):
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):
Cornaceae::Kousa Dogwood:A white flowering Dogwood tree hardy to zone #5.:(KOR-nus)(KOO-sa):
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
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):
Asteraceae::Benary Giants Zinnia:A tall Zinnia with fully double flowers in a wide range of colors.::
Plumbaginaceae::Bloodstone Armeria, Bloodstone Thrift:A Thrift with purplish pink colored flowers.:(ar-MEER-i-ah):
Fabaceae::Royal White Redbud:Reported to be one of the best white blooming Redbud.:(SER-cis)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
Liliaceae::Silk Road Oriental Lily:An Oriental hybrid Lily.::
Asteraceae::Marsh Blazing Star, Dense Blazing Star:A tall spiked flowering plant that likes moisture sites::
Fabaceae::White Prairie Clover:A neat wispy legume with purple flowers in July and August.:(DAY-lee-uh):
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
Asteraceae::Cup Plant, Cup Plant used in gardens:This section contains images of Cup Plants used in gardens.::
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):
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
Commelinaceae::Geogenanthus :A low growing tropical perennial. Good for indoors and terrariums.:(geo-jen-AN-thus):
Bignoniaceae::Southern Catalpa, Common Catalpa, Eastern Catalpa, Indian Cigar, Indian Bean:A medium size tree with a panicle of white flowers followed by long dangling bean-like seed pods.:(ka-TAL-pa)(big-no-ni-OY-deez):
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
Labiatae::Cambridge Scarlet Monarda:A Monarda with dark red flowers:(mo-NAR-da):
Ficoidaceae::Fenestraria, Baby Toes:A small highly succulent plant with window tipped leaves.:(fen-es-TRAY-ree-uh):
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.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae artemesia stellerana:Silver Brocade Artemisia:A low growing silvery foliage perennial that is tolerant of some draught.:(ar-te-MIZ-ee-uh):
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
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::Elecampane, Horse-heal:A tall yellow flowering plant that has been used from the 1600's or sooner for many different medicinal purposes. Name and lore of this plant has ties back to Helen of Troy.::
Rosaceae:rosaceae physocarpus opulifolius aurea::::11.21.02 5.14.05
Geraniaceae::White Spotted Geranium:A white form of the more common pink Spotted or Wild Geranium.::
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:buxaceae pachysandra terminalis variegata silver edge:Variegated Pachysandra, Silver Edge Pachysandra, Silveredge, Variegated Pachysandra, Pachysandra Variegata:Leaves are prominently patterned with white areas. Not as vigorous as it's cousin Pachysandra terminalis. :(pak-i-SAN-dra)(ter-mi-NA-lis):04.14.01, 4-20-01, 3-6-02 4.12.5
Pinaceae::Dwarf Hunnewelliana Spruce:A bluish colored dwarf conifer starting as a mounded plant, forms a leader and than forms a pyramidal plant.::
Aceraceae::Korean Maple, Purplebloom maple:A small hardy Maple tree with brilliant fall foliage.:(A-sir):
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):
Boraginaceae::Variegated Comfrey:A Comphrey grown for its variegated foliage.:(SIM-fi-tum):
Juncaceae::Blue Mohawk Rush:A vertical accent plant with stiff upright blue leaves.:(JUN-kus)(in-FLEX-us) :12.10
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
Poaceae::Little Blue Stem Jazz:A shorter version of the Little Blue Stem cultivar The Blues. Reported not to flop.:(skits-ah-KEER-ee-um)(skoh-PAIR-ee-um):
Acanthaceae::Crossandra Topic Flame, Firecracker Flower Tropic Flame:A tropical shrub with bright orange flowers.::
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
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):
Liliaceae::Allium Ivory Queen:A lower growing Allium with globular heads of white starry flowers.::
Caprifoliaceae::Guincho Purple Elderberry:An improved form of the purple leaf Sambucus.:(sam-BOO-kus)(NY-grah):
Boraginaceae::Trevi Fountain Pulmonaria:A Pulmonaria with superb spotted foliage an cobalt blue flowers.::
Balsaminaceae::Fiesta Ole Peppermint:Where this Impatien may lack in flower production, it makes up with the variegated foliage.:(im-PAY-shuns):
Asteraceae::Orange Hawkweed, Devils Paint Brush:A common weed in gardens and lawns.::6.17.05
Rosaceae::Carefree Wonder Shrub Rose:A vigorous very disease resistant pink flowering shrub rose.::
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):
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):
Asteraceae::Lorraine Sunshine:A stunning variegated form of the Heliopsis.:(hee-li-OP-sis)(hee-li-AN-thoi-deez)(SKAY-bra):09.22.05
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
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
Rosaceae ::Variegated Rockspray Cotoneaster:A variegated form of Cotoneaster horizontalis.:(kah-tone-nee-AS-ter):
Rosaceae::Sugar Tyme Flowering Crab:A white flowering Crab tree.::
Dipsacaceae::Knautia Melton Pastels:A short lived perennial with small dome shaped flowers:(NOT-ee-uh):
Asteraceae::Wild Light Blue Aster:A strain of the Showy Aster with light blue flowers.::
Rosaceae:rosaceae aronia melanocarpa elata:Black Chokeberry:A medium spreading, medium height shrub that is adaptable to many different sites. The spring flowers and fall color are two of its better features.:(a-roh-NI-a)(mel-an-OH-car-pa):5.11.05
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 05:Triandrus Daffodils:The Triandrus Daffodils have 2-3 fragrant, pendulous flowers per stem.::03.08.03 5.8.5
Campanulaceae::Garden Leader series:A series of Balloon flowers from Grimes Horticulture.:(plat-ee-KO-don)(gran-dih-FLOR-us):
Saxifragaceae::Burnished Bronze Heucheralla:A compact plant with bronze foliage color.:(hew-ker-REL-uh):
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
Cupressaceae ::Blue Forest Juniper:The branches grow upright resembling a miniature forest.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(sa-BEE-na):01.30.05
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):
Araceae ::Velvet Leaf Philodendron:A vine type Philodendron with velvety iridescent bronze green leaves.::11.28.05
Caryophyllaceae ::Dianthus Coconut Punch:A member of the Fruit Punch Series.:(dye-AN-thus):
Lamiaceae::Alpine Skull Cap:A low growing plant flowers have a white lower lip and purple hood.:(skew-teh-LARE-ee)(AL-pin-ah):
Rosaceae::Rosa Morden Centennial:Part of the Canadian Parkland series.::
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
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Siberian Blues, Amur Dianthus:Not really blue, but closer to blue than most other plants in the Dianthus genus.:(dye-AN-thus):
Taxodiaceae::Emerald Spreader Yew:A low growing Yew with dark green foliage.:(TAXS-us)(kus-pi-DAY-ta):
Poaceae ::Pennisetum Hameln:A 3 foot tall Pennisetum with cream white flowers.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
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
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):
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Pot of Gold:An improved selection of Rudbeckia Goldstrum.:(rud-BEK-ee-ah)(FULL-jih-dah) variety (sul-ih-VAN-tee-eye):
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
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
Scrophulariaceae ::Camelot Foxglove:A variety of Foxglove that is more reliable the first year from seeds.:(dij-i-TAL-is)(pur-PU-ree-ah):
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):
Poaceae::Fubuki Japanese Forest Grass:A cultivar of the Japanese Forest grass with variegated leaves.:(hah-koh-neh-KLOH-ah)(MAK-rah):
:walls rock walls::This section contains pictures and descriptions of different ways rocks can be used to build walls.::4.5.5
Araceae:araceae anthurium:Anthurium Photo Album:A photo album of different types of Anthurium::4.8.5
Liliaceae::Dividing Hosta:Enter this section for information on dividing Hosta.::4.24.05
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
Crassulaceae::Sedum Class Act:One of the many different upright busy Sedums with ruby red flowers.:(SEE-dum):
Rosaceae::Rainbow Knockout Rose:A member of the Knockout Rose series with coral pink flowers.::
Linaceae::Appar Blue Flax:A selection of the native Flax.:(Ly-num):
Caprifoliaceae::Farrers Pink Viburnum:A pink flowering cultivar of Farrer's Viburnum.:(vy-BER-num)(FAR-er-eye):
Fabaceae::Clara Mack Wisteria:A white flowering hardy Wisteria. One of the more restraint Wisteria.:(wis-TEE-ria)(mak-ro-STAK-ee-a) :
Labiatae::Hyssop:A plant with ornamental, culinary and medicinal uses.:(hi-SO-pus):
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):
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
Cornaceae ::Sunshine Dogwood:A large shrub with gold variegated foliage and yellow twigs:(KOR-nus)(ser-EE-see-a):
Iridaceae:iridaceae iris versicolor:Blue Flag Iris:A short Iris commonly found growing in wet areas.:(EYE-ris):08.13.02 4.19.05
Fabaceae::Lena Scotch Broom:A compact Scotch Broom with red/yellow flowers.:(SIT-TI-us):
Liliaceae::Hosta Lakeside Cha Cha:Lakeside Cha Cha is a large upright clump with green leaves and a cream to lime green border. ::
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
Asteraceae::Porquerolles Artemisia :A feathery silver foliage plant that probably is not very hardy in zone #5.:(ar-te-MIZ-ee-uh):
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.::
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::St. Mary's Thistle, Blessed Thistle, Milk Thistle:Looks like and feels like a thistle with interesting marbled variegated prickly foliage. A tender perennial treated as an annual in colder climates.::02.24.06
Agavaceae:agavaceae agave victoriae-reginae:Agave Victoria, Queen Agavae:A slow growing succulent plant for the bright to direct sun areas of the interior.:(a-GAH-vee):rev 08.15.02 4.7.5
Geraniaceae::Glenluce Geranium:A Geranium sanguieum cultivar with clear light pink flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um) :
Liliaceae ::Hosta nigrescens Elatior:A large shiny green leaf Hosta with flower scapes reaching in excess of 6 feet.::
Liliaceae::Hosta Stetson:::4.26.05
Pinaceae::Morton Himalayan Pine:Selected at the Morton Arboretum of Isle, Illinois because of its winter hardiness.:(PY-nus)(wal-lik-ee-AH-nuh):
Pinaceae ::Sunshine Blue Spruce:A dwarf Blue Spruce with bright yellow foliage in the spring to early summer.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
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 ::Pink Chintz Thyme:A rapid growing ground cover Thyme with pink flowers.:(THY-mus):
Asteraceae::Monster Lemon Strawflower, Paper Daisy:Strawflowers are one of the easiest flowers to dry. Monster Lemon has large yellow flowers on a tall plant.:(brak-tee-A-tum):
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):
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):
Cornaceae ::Variegated Redtwig Dogwood Summer Dreams:A variegated dogwood selection with clean foliage and compact form.:(KOR-nus)(AL-ba):
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.::
Smilacaceae::Carrion Flower:A non woody climbing vine that produces round clusters of dark blue seeds.::
Apiaceae::Sea holly, Seaside Eryngo:A thistle-like plant with bluish foliage.:(e-RIN-ji-um)(muh-RIT-tim-mum):
Fabaceae::White Clover:A common occurring plant found in the lawn and wild. The coveted four-leaf clover is found in this species.::
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
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):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium dalmaticum:Geranium dalmaticum:A vigorous rhizomatous plant with shell pink flowers.::4.18.05
Asteraceae::Highland Blast Coreopsis:A small to medium Coreopsis with a plethora of flowers.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Scrophulariaceae::White Turtle Head:A native wildflower growing best in moist sites.: (chel-O-nee)(GLA-bra):03.05.06
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
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
Scrophulariaceae::Orange Flirtation Twin Spur:A true orange flower on compact plants.:(dy-ASS-ee-uh):
Rosaceae ::Pink Spires Flowering Crab:An upright flowering Crab.::
Amaranthaceae::Thin Gold Alternanthera:A low growing Alternanthera with thin gold leaves.:(al-ter-NAN-the-ra):
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.::
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):
Hydrangeaceae ::Light O Day Hydrangea:This plant needs a shaded spot with constant moist soil.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
Polemoniaceae::Stairway to Heaven Jacobs Ladder:A colorful cultivar of the native Jacobs Ladder:(po-le-MOH-nee-um):
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
Cupressaceae::Berckmans Golden Arborvitae:A golden yellow to yellow colored, globose shaped semi-dwarf evergreen.::
Rubiaceae::Misty Woodruff:A good rock garden plant for the full sun.:(as-PER-yew-la):
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::Repens Gold Norway Spruce:A dwarf Norway Spruce with golden green to yellow feathery foliage.:(PY-see-ah)(A-bees):
Dryopteridaceae::Lady Fern, Common Lady Fern, Northeastern lady fern, Northern lady fern:A hardy native fern that has been the parent of many cultivars.:(uh-THEE-ree-um):
Cannaceae ::Canna photo album:::
Geraniaceae ::Variegated Rose Scented Geranium:A variegated form of the rose scented Geranium.::04.14.06
Caryophyllaceae::Dainthus Velvet and Lace:A short lived perennial with dark maroon flowers.:(dye-AN-thus):
Caprifoliaceae::Teasel:A biennial roadside weed that can become invasive. Dried spiny seed heads are used in arrangements.::02.10.05
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
Poaceae ::Dallas Blues Switch Grass:A large warm season grass with blue foliage.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Anacardiaceae:anacardiaceae rhus glabra:Smooth Sumac:A native tall shrub with bright red fall foliage. Can spread and form large colonies.:(rhoos or Rhuss)(GLAA-bra):4.8.5
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):
Rosaceae::Cameo Flowering Quince:A double peach flowering Flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez)(ja-PON-i-ka):
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::Silver Leaf Sunflower:A multibranched sunflowers with silver-gray leaves.:(hee-lee-AN-thus)(ar-GA-fil-us):
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
Poaceae::Little Blue Stem Carousel:A dwarf some what mounded Little Blue Stem cultivar.:(skits-ah-KEER-ee-um)(skoh-PAIR-ee-um):
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
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
Ericaceae::Aglo Rhododendron:A small leaf Rhododendron that has bright pink flowers.::
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
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Golden Sphere:A free flowering compact Coreopsis. Forms a small mound covered with golden yellow flowers.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Cupressaceae ::Juniper prostrata:A low growing spreading Juniper with green foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis):
Liliaceae::Hosta Great Expendations:A large, slow growing Hosta with creamy yellow center surrounded by a bluish green margin.:part shade to shade:
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Dream Catcher:A florific Coreopsis with dark pink-magenta flowers.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Geraniaceae::Frensham Variegated Scented Geranium:A variegated form of the lemon scented Geranium.::
Saxifragaceae::Avalanche Astilbe:An Astilbe with white flowers :(ah-STIL-bee):
Asteraceae::English Daisy Bellisima series:A series of English Daisy. Although perennial are often treated as an annual or biennial.:(BEL-is)(per-EN-is):
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Spinners:A rather large rambling hardy Geranium with purple to blue flowers.::
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus strobus radiata:Radiata White PIne:A dwarf compact globose White Pine.:(PIE-nus)(STROH-bus):02.15.03 5.6.05
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
Balsaminaceae ::Impatiens Photo Album:A collection of different named Impatient cultivars.::
Liliaceae::Tuolumne Fawn Lily, Tuolumne Dog's Tooth Violet:Yellow pendent lily-like flowers on 12 inch stalks with a shiny mottle foliage.::
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
Asteraceae::Bright Lights Cosmos:A free flowering Cosmos with hues of Oranges and Yellows:(KOZ-mos)(sul-fer-EE-us):
Agavaceae::Agave roezliana:A medium size Agave with a yellow central stripe.:(a-GAH-vee):
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):
Fumariaceae ::Zestfull Bleeding Heart:Ferny lacy foliage topped with light pink flowers.::
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):
Asphodelaceae::Spring Valley Hybrid Fox Tail Lily:A series of hybrid Fox Tail Lilies.::
Asteraceae::False Sunflower, Ox Eyed Sunflower:A tall branching plant with yellow orange flowers.:(hee-li-OP-sis)(hee-li-AN-thoi-deez):
Plantaginaceae::Red Riding Hood Penstemon:A compact Penstemon with spikes of red flowers.:(pen-STE-mon):
Poaceae::Albo striata Hakone Grass:A form of Hakone grass with white variegation.:(hah-koh-neh-KLOH-ah)(MAK-rah):
Ranunculaceae::Anemone Robustissima:A fall blooming Anemone with mauve-pink flowers.:(a-NEM-oh-nee)(vit-a-FOL-ee-ah):
:author's private gardens 2003-07::Contains pictures of my yard in July of 2003.::4.5.5
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
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
Geraniaceae::Meadow Cranesbill, Meadow Geranium:A species form of hardy Geranium that can be a prolific re-seeder.::
Magnoliaceae::Sweet Bay Magnolia, Swamp Bay Magnolia:A small Magnolia with scented white flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah)(vir-jin-EE-ana):
Polemoniaceae::Prairie Phlox, Downy Phlox:A spring blooming native Phlox.::
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):
Araceae::Bismark Nobel Palm:A monotypic Palm native to Madagascar.:(biz-MARK-ee-uh)(NO-bill-iss):
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.::
Brassicaceae::Red Streak Mustard, Red Streaked Mizuna:A cool season plant with deeply cut reddish leaves. Has the taste of mild mustard.::
Rosaceae::Silverweed:A creeping wild flower found growing on beaches.::
Rosaceae::Autumn Blaze Pear:A cold hardy Bradford Pear cultivar.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
Lamiaceae::Salvia Cardonna:A taller hardy Salvia.:(SAL-vee-a):
Caprifoliaceae::Madonna Elderberry:A variegated Elderberry.:(sam-BOO-kus)(NY-grah):
Ranunculaceae::Jelitto Thalictrum::(tha-LICK-trum):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Octoberfest:A white to creamy white flowering Sedum Acre cultivar.:(SEA-dum):
Lamiaceae::Salvia Rose Sage, Desert Sage, Giant Flowered Purple Sage:A California native with silvery foliage and large ornamental flowers.:(SAL-vee-ah):
Lamiaceae::Big Blonde:A large growing Coleus with yellow leaves, red stems and petioles.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez:
Cupressaceae::Expansa Aureospicata Juniper, Davurica JUniper:A spreading green colored Juniper with splashes of butter yellow on the foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us):
Rosaceae::Snow White Potentilla:A low herbaceous perennial with white 5 petal flowers.::
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
Violaceae::Wood Violet, Common Blue Violet:A native wild flower that can be aggressive.:(vi-O-la):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Angelina, Angelina Stonecrop, (Sedum rupestre Angelina ):An easy to grow low yellow foliage Sedum.::
Asteraceae::Northern Lights Shasta Daisy, Nordicht Shasta Daisy:A Shasta Daisy with increased vigor and disease resistance.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
Lamiaceae::Herrenhausen Oregano, Herrenhausen Ornamental Oregano:An ornamental Oregano with flowers that look like small Common Lilac flowers.:(or-RI-ga-num)(lee-vih-GAY-tum):
Polygonaceae:polygonaceae polygonatum bistoria superba:Snakeweed:A vigorous perennial with pink flower spikes.::5.9.05
Rosaceae::Vilmorin Potentilla:A Potentilla with creamy white flowers:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
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
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
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 ::Globe Master Allium:Huge lilac purple balls reaching up to 8" wide on 3'+ stems. ::
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):
Euphorbiaceae::Marsh Euphorbia, Marsh Spurge:A tall Euphorbia that can tolerate wet sites.:(yoo-FOR-bee-ah)(pah-LUSS-tris):
Begoniaceae ::Buttered Popcorn:A white flowering semi-pendulous Begonia.:(be-GON-yuh):
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):
Asteraceae::Daybreak Coreopsis:Coreopsis Daybreak is part of the Li'l Bang series of Coreopsis.::
Fagaceae::Attention English Oak:A narrow upright, tight form of the English Oak.:(KWER-kus):
Verbenaceae::Lucky Red Hot Lantana:An improved Lantana being more compact.:(lan-TAN-ah):
Liliaceae::Bressingham Blue Hosta:A large blue-green colored Hosta.::
:author's private gardens 2002-02::This contains pictures of my gardens in February 2002.::4.5.5
Polemoniaceae::Garden Phlox Salmon Beauty:A garden Phlox with Salmon colored flowers.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Saxifragaceae::Fanal Astilbe:One of the darker red Astilbe. Foliage emerges bronze changing to green.:(as-TIL-bee):
Plantaginaceae::Blue Buckle Penstemon:A cultivar of the native Wandbloom Penstemon with better flowers.:(pen-STE-mon):
Hippocastanaceae:hippocastanaceae aesculus parviflora:Bottlebrush Buckeye:A wide spreading suckering shrub covered with white bottlebrush like flowers in July.::
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):
Pinaceae::The Blues Colorado Blue Spruce:A sturdy weeping Colorado Blue Spruce.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
Selaginellaceae::Avatar Club Moss, Avatar Selaginella:A low creeping plant with green foliage. In the world of plants this is a relatively primitive vascular plant. Selaginella lack flowers and produce spores:(sell-lah-gi-NEL-uh):
Pinaceae::Norway Spruce:A large conical Spruce tree. The branches on older trees tend to weep.:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):
Liliaceae::Gold Crown Hosta, Hosta Fortunei Marginata, Gold-Edged Plantain Lily:A heirloom Hosta with green foliage and gold yellow to yellow margins.::
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
Amaranthaceae::Sylphid Celosia:An interesting plume variety of Celosia with greenish yellow flowers.:(sel-OH-see-ah):
Euphorbiaceae::Bonfire Euphorbia:An excellent multi season perennial having colorful yellow bracts contrasting against the red-purple foliage. :(yew-FOR-bee-ah):
Taxodiaceae::Melford English Yew:An narrow upright slow groqing English Yew.:TAXS-us)(ba-KA-ta):
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 Broadway Lights:A Shasta Daisy whose flowers open up bright yellow than fade to white.::
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Etna, Astilbe Mount Etna:A medium Astilbe with dark red flowers.:(as-TIL-bee):
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).:
Amarylidaceae::Naked Lady, Resurrection Lily, Surprise Lily:Flowers appear on naked stalks in the late summer from dormant bulbs.::
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae heuchera photo album:Coral Bells Cultivars:A photo album of some different cultivars.::6.1.05
Liliaceae::Aloe Minibelle, Tiger Jaws Aloe:A nice dwarf Aloe. Looks are deceiving; the fierce looking thorns are actually fleshy.::
Liliaceae::Hill Billy Blue Hosta:A large clump, flat growing Hosta with blue foliage.::
Rosaceae::Showy crab, Japanese Crab:One of the oldest known Flowering Ornamental Crabs still used in modern landscapes.:(MA-lus)(flor-i-BUN-da):
Asteraceae::White Wood Aster:A white woodland Aster.::syn. Eurybia divaricata
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Frosty Morn:A small bushy Sedum with variegated foliage.::
Cupressaceae::Western Arborvitae Jan:A form of the Western Arborvitae.::
Saxifragaceae::Running Tapestry Foam Flower:A good ground cover for the shaded moist garden.::
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):
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):
Malvaceae::Fireball Hardy Hibiscus:A Flemming Hybrid Hibiscus with large red flowers and cut foliage with a heavy burgundy ting. A stunning plant.::
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) :
Scrophulariaceae::Black Ace Turtle Head:A late blooming perennial that likes moist sites.:(chel-O-nee)(GLA-bra):
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):
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
Magnoliaceae::Royal Star Magnolia:A white Magnolia with many tepals per flower.:(mag-NO-lee-uh)(stell-AY-tuh):
Lamiaceae ::Lemon Thyme:A Thyme with lemon scented foliage. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(TY-muss)(sit-ree-oh-DOR-us):
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
Taxodiaceae:taxodiaceae taxus x media wardii:Wardii Yew:A wide spreading, flat top Yew cultivar.:(TAK-us):07.12.03 6.25.05
Lamiaceae ::Lamium White Nancy:The white flower version of Beacon Silver. Received a 3.5 out of four rating at the Chicago Botanic Gardens Lamium trials.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):
Asteraceae::Heavens Gate Coreopsis, Pink Coreopsis, Pink Tickseed:Heavens Gate is a pink flowering Coreopsis.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Oleaceae::Regent Japanese Tree Lilac:A vigorous upright Japanese Tree Lilac.:(si-RING-a)(reh-tick-yoo-LAY-tuh):
Fabaceae::Columbus Strain Red Bud:A cold hardy strain of Red Bud originating from seed collected in Wisconsin.::
Araceae::Black Coral Elephant Ears:Elephant Ears with very dark, glossy, almost black foliage.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
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):
Convolvulaceae:convolvulaceae ipomea batatas blackie:Sweet Potato Vine Blackie:A rapidly growing, bold, foliage plant. Very useful in pots by themselves or mixed with other annuals that can compete with their aggressive growth. This is an older variety of Sweet Potato Vine.:(ip-oh-MEE-a)(bat-TAT-as):5.16.05
Malvaceae::Tie Dye Hibiscus:A bi-color Hibiscus with large pink and white flowers.::
Rosaceae::Lemon Princess Spirea:A small compact Spirea with bright yellow foliage.:(spy-REE-a):
Caprifoliaceae::Common Snowberry:A native tough shrub with limited ornamental value except it's white fruit.:(sim-fo-ri-KAR-pos)(Al-bus):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum sexangulare, Tasteless Stonecrop:A low growing green groundcover Sedum that is very easy to grow.::
Liliaceae ::Dracaena Lemon Lime:A Dracaena Warneckie cultivar with a lemon yellow edge.::02.01.05
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):
Scrophulariaceae::Juicy Fruits Kumquat Nemesia:A free flowering Nemesia with bright colored flowers.:(ne-MEE-see-uh):
Fagaceae::Golden Weeping European Beech:A yellow, weeping form of the European Beech.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela florida:Weigela Eva Supreme:A medium to large growing shrub with bright red funnel shaped flowers.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):4.12.05
Rosaceae::Potentilla Primrose Beauty:A Potentilla with pale primrose yellow flowers:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Asteraceae::Hardy Ageratum, Mist Flower:A perennial with flowers that look like an Ageratum. Can be aggressive spreading by rhizomes:(yew-pa-TOR-ee-um)(sow-les-TEN-um):
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
Rosaceae::Flowering Crab Golf Course:An upright to rounded white flowering Crab.::
Crassulaceae ::Sedum acre. Golden Moss Sedum, Biting Stone Crop:A tough, draught tolerant, low growing Sedum.:(SEA-dum)(A-ker):6.22.05
Cistaceae::Hudsonia, Golden Heather, Poverty Grass, Beach Heath:A native shrub found growing on sand dunes.::
Euphorbiaceae::Variegated Corncob Plant, Variegated Corncob Euphorbia, Indian Corncob:A small succulent whose entire stem can be totally variegated. Not as strong of grower as the non-variegated Corncob Plant.:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh):03.01.06
Hydrangeaceae::Samantha Silver Leaves Hydrangea:A Hydrangea with white undersides to the leaves.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
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
Caprifoliaceae :::::
Rosaceae::Spring Snow Flowering Crab:A 25 foot rounded white flowering Crab.::
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
Violaceae::Birdfoot Violet:A short lived perennial wild flower that can readily reseed.:(vi-O-la):
Liliaceae::Cluade Shribe Martagon Lily:A Martagon Lily with reddish flower. May take a year or two to get established.::
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.::
Agavaceae::Spoon Yucca, Desert Spoon, Common Sotol:A long lived low maintenance plant that thrives in heat and dry sites.::
Asteraceae::Durango Marigold:A series of French Dwarf Marigold:(ta-GEE-tees):
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):
Lamiaceae ::Plectranthus Marginatus:An upright Swedish Ivy with green variegated leaves.:(plek-RAN-thus)(FOR ster ii):02.16.06
Dryopteridaceae::Korean Twin Shield Fern:::
Vitaceae::Boston Ivy, Japanese Creeper:A vigorous growing vine attaching to walls by adhesive pads.:(par-then-oh-SIS-us):
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):
Asteraceae::Bolero Chrysanthemum:A hardy Mum with golden yellow flowers.::
Cyperaceae::Silver Scepter Sedge:A clumping forming, fine texture, variegated sedge for the shaded areas of the garden:(KAIR-eks)(mor-ROW-ee-eye):
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::Cineraria Giovanna's Selection, Tall Cineraria:A tall Cineraria with flowers in blues and purples. :(sen-NEE-shee-oh):
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):
Oleaceae:oleaceae forsythia gold leaf cultivars:Gold Leaf Forsythia Cultivars:Images of Gold leaf cultivars.::6.22.02
Begoniaceae::Gryphon Begonia:A tropical looking annual or tender perennial for the shaded sites. Can be brought indoors and grown as a house plant.::
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer negundo odessanum:Odessanum Box Elder:A Box Elder with bright yellow foliage.:(AY-ser)(neg-UN-doh):4.7.5
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum telephium mohrchen:Sedum Mohrchen:An upright clump growing Sedum with succulent-like burgundy leaves.::4.3.5
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):
Poaceae::Blond Ambition Side-Oats Grama:An cultivar of Side-Oats Grama with chartreuse flowers instead of purple and a blonde colored seed heads.::
Caprifoliaceae::Red Wing Viburnum:A selection of Arrowwood Viburnum for its new leaves having a reddish tint.:(vy-BER-num):
Cupressaceae::Smaragd Yellow #2 Arborvitae:A pyramidal gold colored Arborvitae.::
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
Polypodiaceae::Kimberly Queen Fern:A vigorous growing upright growing fern.:(nef-roh-LEP-iss):
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
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
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
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):
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::Coreopsis Roulette:An easy to grow annual with mahogany red flowers accented by a second row of golden petals.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Asteraceae::Platt's Black Brass Buttons:A low growing ground cover-like plant with finely divided dark, almost black foliage.:(lep-TIN-el-ah):
Rosaceae ::Coral Burst Flowering Crab:A small tree with coral colored flowers.::
Taxodiaceae::Maureen Columnar Yew:A slow growing, dwarf columnar Yew.::
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
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):
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: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
Rosaceae::Flowering Crab Anne, Flowering Crab Manbeck Weeper:A weeping Flowering Crab with white flowers and red fruit.::
Malvaceae::Indian Spring Hollyhock:A heirloom Hollyhock with single flowers in white, rose or pink.:(al-SEE-a)(Ro-see-a):
Grossulariaceae:grossulariaceae ribes alpinium green mound:Green Mound Alpine Current:A good small shrub grown for its foliage and not flowers and fruit.:(RI-bez)(al-PIE-num):11.29.03 4.18.05
Hamamelidaceae::Vernal Witch Hazel:An early blooming large shrub. ::12.07.05
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
Lamiaceae ::Common Skullcap, Marsh Skullcap, Hooded Skull Cap:A small to medium wild flower with blue flowers and found growing in moist sites.:(skew-teh-LARE-ee):
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon Rock Candy series:A series of compact Penstemon.:(pen-STE-mon):
Anacardiaceae:anacardiaceae rhus typhina laciniata:Fernleaf Sumac:A tall, wide spreading, suckering shrub that has spectacular fall color.:(rhoos or Rhuss)(TIE-fee-na):12.01.01 4.6.5
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
Cupressaceae ::Lime Grow Juniper:A medium size Juniper with bright yellow foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis:
Fumariaceae ::Ruby Mar Bleeding Heart:An hybrid of the Pacific Bleeding Heart.:(dy-SEN-truh)(for-MOH-suh):
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) :
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae anemone quinquefolia:Wood Anemone, Mayflower:A low growing wildflower with white flowers in the spring.:(a-NEM-o-nee):5.10.05
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
Ericaceae::April Mist Rhododendron:A smaller Rhododendron with white lavender tinged flowers. :(roh-do-DEN-dron):
Convolvulaceae::Royal Ensign Annual Morning Glory:These are bush Morning Glory's that don't twine like the climbers.:(kon-VOL-vew-lus)(TRI-kul-er):
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):
Cupressaceae::Wansdyke Silver Arborvitae:An Arborvitae cultivar with cream variegation.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Caprifoliaceae::Black Lace Elderberry:A European Elderberry cultivar with lacy dark foliage.:(sam-BU-kus)(NIE-gra):
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
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
Liliaceae::Tardiflora Hosta:A green leaf, late blooming Hosta.::
Malvaceae::Sweet Caroline Hardy Hibiscus:A newer hardy Hibiscus cultivar with bright pink flowers.::
Cupressaceae::Star Power Juniper:An upright, fast growing Juniper with blusih star-like foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us):
Araucariaceae:araucariacea araucaria heterophylla:Norfolk Island Pine, Australian Pine :A plant that has been grown indoors since the Victoria era. Tolerates a variety of growing conditions. Nice to decorate at Christmas time. It is not a pine tree!!!::rev 03.17.03
Asteraceae::Polar Bear Zinnia:A white dahlia flower type Zinnia.:(zin-EE-a)(EL-e-genz):
Poaceae::Porcupine Grass:A tall Miscanthus with gold horizontal bands across the foliage.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis) :
Polypodiaceae:polypodiaceae davallia fejeensis:Rabbit's Foot Fern:The creeping fuzzy rhizomes make this plant a conversation piece.::5.9.05
Caprifoliaceae::Wavecrest Viburnum, Wavecrest Sieboldi Viburnum:A large growing Viburnum with red spring foliage and white flowers followed by red berries.:(vy-BER-num):
Asteraceae ::Arizona Sun Gaillardia series:A Gaillardia with orange red blossoms tipped by a ring yellow.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):
Solanaceae::Avalanch Petunia series:A series of Petunias with 8 different colors.::
Pinaceae::Uncle Foggy Jack Pine:A dwarf prostrate form of the Jack Pine. Slow growing and very hardy. According to Iseli nursery, it is a “bizarrely attractive collector’s plant.”:(PI-nus)(bank-see-A-na):
Pinaceae::Otto Von Bismark Spruce:A dwarf symmetrical Spruce with vivid blue needles.:(PY-see-uh):
Crassulaceae ::European Sedum:A lower growing Sedum that is found growing on rock out croppings. Not native to USA but has naturalized in natural areas.::
Cyperaceae::Bowles Golden Sedge:If grown properly can be bright spot in a semi-shaded garden area.:(KAIR-ex)(eh-LAH-ta):
Poaceae::Nicolus Japanese Forest grass:A form of the Japanese Forst grass that has great fall color.:(hah-koh-neh-KLOH-ah)(MAK-rah):
Asteraceae::BettyJung Aster:An heirloom mix of Chinese Aster named after Betty Jung from the Jung Seed Company.::
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae salvia patens blue angel:Salvia Blue Angel:This is a cultivar of the Gentiana Salvia.:(sal-VEE-a)(PA-tenz):04.20.03 4.22.05
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
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
Begoniaceae::Santa Cruz Sunset Begonia:A pendulous Begonia with red to orange flowers.:(be-GON-yuh) :
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
Oleaceae::Forsythia Bronx, Bronx green Stem Forsythia:A shorter flat topped Forsythia growing to about 12 inches tall.:(for-SITH-i-a):
Onagraceae:onagraceae fuchsia triphylla:Fuchsia Gartenmeister:An upright growing Fuchsia with orange/red pendulous tubular flowers.:(fyew-sha):4.30.05
Cupressaceae::Monterey Cypress Goldcrest, Lemon Cedar, Goldcrest Cypress:A medium sized, gold colored form of the much larger Monterey Cypress:(kuu-Pres-us):
Dipsacaceae::Pink Mist Scabiosa:A Scabiosa with soft pink flowers.:(skab-ee-OH-suh)(kol-um-BAR-ee-uh):
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):
Polemoniaceae::Phlox Becky Towe:A Garden Phlox with gold variegated folaige.::
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):
Aquifoliaceae:aquifoliacea ilex verticillata:Winterberry Holly:A medium to large shrub that tolerates wet areas. Produces ornamental red fruit on the female plant.::01.16.02 4.8.5
Onagraceae::Windchime Fuchsia:A very floriferous Fuchsia with red and white pendulous flowers.:(fyew-sha):
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Yellow Polka Dot Bikini:A Rudbeckia with thinner leaves and the flowers have more yellow.:(rud-BEK-ee-ah)(FULL-jih-dah) variety (sul-ih-VAN-tee-eye):
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Yellow Fever, Yellow Fever Cucumber Magnolia:Produces many large yellow fragrant flowers.:(mag-NO-li-a)(a-ku-mi-NA-ta):
Tiliaceae::Sterling Linden:A large pyramidal Linden.:(TIL-i-a)(toe-men-TOE-sa):
Araliaceae::Russian Ivy:An evergreen woody vine growing similar to the more common English Ivy.:(HED-er-uh):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium x logeel old spice:Scented Geranium Old Spice:An easy to grow Scented Geranium.:(pel-ar-GO-ni-um):01.16.03 4.18.05
Asteraceae::Candy Stripe Cosmos:A large annuals with 2-3 inch flowers. The birds love the seeds.:(KOZ-mos):
Rosaceae::Prairie Fire Flowering Crab:A medium to large ornamental Crab.::
Ericaceae::April Dawn Rhododendron:A medium sized, hardy Rhododendron with lots of flowers.::
Cupressaceae ::Blue Pfitzer Juniper:A Pfitzer type Juniper with blue foliage esecially on older plants.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Pinaceae::Wolterdingen:A slow growing cultivar of the Japanese Larch. Good for rock gardens because of small size.:(LAR-iks)(KEM-fer-eye):
Asteraceae::Helenium Butterpat:A late blooming perennial with buttery yellow flowers. A medium to large plant for the full sun.::
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):
Rosaceae::Dwarf Meadowsweet, Filipendula 'Kahome' :A dwarf meadow sweet with frothy pink flowers.:(fil-i-PEN-du-la):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Zing Rose:A mat forming hardy Dianthus with bright rose red flowers.: (dye-AN-thus)(del-TOY-deez):
Rosaceae::Adams Ornamental Crab, Adams Flowering Crab:A nice pink flowering Ornamental Crab tree.::
Liliaceae::Hosta Hanky Panky:A fast growing medium Hosta with gold edges shifting to white as the season progresses.::
Celastraceae::Euonymus Gaiety, Emerald Gaiety:A rather slow growing small shrub with white edged evergreen leaves.::
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):
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
Dipsacaceae::Scabiosa Vivid Violet:As the name implies this Scabiosa was bright violet flowers.:(skab-ee-O-sa)(kaw-KA-si-ca):
Caprifoliaceae::Cool Splash Southern Bush Honeysuckle :A medium suckering spreading shrub with attractive leaf variegation.:(die-er-VIL-a)((ses-li-iFO-li-a):
Euphorbiaceae::Bitter Cassava, Variegated Tapioca Plant, Cassava:A variegated form of Tapioca usually grown as an annual in the colder hardiness zones.::
Aceraceae::Bonfire Maple:A fast growing Sugar Maple selection with good heat resistance and fall foliage color.::11.22.05
Pinaceae::Dwarf Serbian Spruce:A slow growing Dwarf Conifer.::5.1.05
Crassulaceae::Dazzleberry Sedum.:A vigorous Sedum with clusters of flowers and a chalky purple succulent foliage. Good for a ground cover plant.::
Rosaceae::Spirea Glow Girl:A Birchleaf Spirea with bright yellow foliage.::
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae crassula argentea:Jade:An easy to grow, popular succulent plant.::5.15.05
Cupressaceae::Golden Pfister Juniper:Sharing the name with the more common all green Pfister Juniper. This cultivar has golden tips and is more compact.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Lamiaceae::Cats Meow Cat Mint:A new compact variety of Catmint.:(NEP-eh-tuh)(fah-SEN-ee-eye):
Asteraceae::Tequila Sunrise:An easy to grow Coreopsis with yellow daisy-like flowers plus variegated foliage.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea abies clanbrassiliana:Tolleymore Spruce:A very slow growing dwarf conifer.:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):5.3.05
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Veluwe Se Wakel:::
Magnoliaceae::Hot Flash Magnolia:A hybrid Magnolia with creamy yellow to yellow flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
:::Gardens with Daffodils::
Caryophyllaceae:carophyllaceae stellaria media:Common Chickweed, Chickweed:An aggressive, adaptable plant that can quickly become a problem in a garden. ::4.7.5
Convallariaceae::Hairy Toad Lily:A good perennial for the semi shade area of the garden.:(tri-SER-tis)(HER-ta):
Asteraceae ::Ageratum Fields Blue:A compact Ageratum with medium blue flowers.:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
Betulaceae::Turkish hazelnut:A medium sized pyramidal tree.:(KOR-ih-lus):
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):
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):
Asteraceae::Tennessee Coneflower:A southeastern native cousin to the more common Purple Coneflower.::09.22.05
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):
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) :
Boraginaceae::Wisley Blue Comfrey, Creeping Comfrey, Ornamental Comfrey.:A Comfrey cultivar with nice blue tubular flowers:(SIM-fi-tum)(grand-i-FLO-um):
Asteraceae:asteraceae aster novi-belgii snow cushion:Aster Snow Cushion:A short compact white flowering Aster.::4.9.5
Cactaceae:cactaceae notocactus haselbergi:White Web Ball Cactus, Scarlet Ball Cactus:A solitary Cactus with bright flowers.::4.12.5
Asteraceae:asteraceae rudbeckia trilioba:Brown Eyed Susan:A native wild flower that provides the landscapes with masses of small "Brown Eyed Susan" flowers. Grown as an annual or short lived perennial.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):4.10.5
Caprifoliaceae ::Bush Honeysuckle:A native tough medium sized shrub with small yellow flowers.:(die-er-VIL-a)((ses-li-iFO-li-a):
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::
Lamiaceae::Salvia Van Houttei:A large tender perennial Salvia.:(sal-VEE-a):
Lamiaceae::Bells of Ireland, Lady in the Bathtube, Shell FLower:Vertical plant with green colored bell shaped calyxes.:(mol-you-Chel-uh):
Iridaceae:iridaceae iris cristata:Iris cristata:A beardless rhizomatous Iris.:(EYE-riss)(kris-TAY-tah):4.19.05
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 12:Other Daffodils:This group includes all the cultivars of Daffodils that do not fit into any of the other groups.::03.08.03 5.8.5
Asteraceae: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
Caprifoliaceae ::Red Prince Weigela:One of the best red flowering Weigela.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Aceraceae::Brandywine Maple:A Red Maple cultivar with a more consistent fall color.:(A-sir):
Oleaceae::Emile Lemoine Lilac:A Lilac with bluish lavender flowers.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
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):
Apiaceae:apiaceae zizia aptera:Heart-Leaved Meadow Parsnip:::07.06.03 4.8.5
Poaceae::Silver Spike Grass, Silver Spear Grass:An old world fine textured grass that grows best in higher altitudes where humidity is low and cooler nights.:(ack-NATH-er-um):
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria parva:Kenya hyacinth:A very interesting type of Sansevieria. Producing long rhizomes that will hang out of the pot. :(san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(PAR-vuh):
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
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
Saxifragaceae::Plum Pudding Coral Bells, Plum Pudding Heuchera:A compact Coral Bell with shiny burgundy leaves.:(HEW-ker-ah):
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::Hairy Broom:A small shrub becoming covered with bright yellow flowers in the spring.:(si-TI-sus)(her-SUT-us):
Fabaceae::Pauline Lily Redbud:A light pink colored Redbud.:(SER-cis)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
Aceraceae::Armstrong Maple:A large broadly columnar Maple:(AY-ser):
Betulaceae ::Purple Weeping Birch:An unnamed cultivar with dark purple leaves of Betula pendula.:(Bet-u-lah)(PEN-due-la):
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
Caprifoliaceae ::Weigela White Knight:A medium sized white flowering Weigela.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
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):
Lamiaceae::Balm-leaved Archangel, Balm-Leaved Red Deadnettle:A good tall Lamium for the shade areas. Received a 4 out of 5 rating at the Chicago Botanic Gardens Lamium trials.:(LAY-mee-um)(or-VAH-luh):
Rosaceae::Schurbert Chokecherry, Purple Leaf Chokecherry:A hardy purple leaf Chokecherry tree.:(PRUU-nus)(ver-jin-ee-A-na):
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):
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
Rosaceae::Cutleaf Stephanandra:A graceful shrub with arching branches.:(stef-a-NAN-dra)(in-SI-za):03.30.06
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):
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
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae dentaria lacinata:Cut-Leaved Toothwort:A white flowering ephemeral, blooming in the early spring. ::5.05.02 4.11.5
Papilionaceae::Twilight Prairie Blues Babtisia:A new Baptisia with a bicolor yellow and purple-blue flower:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Liliaceae::Tiger Lily:::
Asteraceae::Heliopsis Sunstruck, Sunstruck False Sunflower:A compact False Sunflower with large yellow flowers and variegated foliage.:(hee-li-OP-sis)(hee-li-AN-thoi-deez):
Scrophulariaceae:scorphulariaceae hebe:Hebe:A tropical evergreen shrub that is a good patio plant and indoor foliage plant.::6.24.05
Salicaceae ::Golden Curls Willow:A large shrub to a small tree with twisted stems and leaves.:(SAY-liks)(mat-sue-DAY-na):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta august moon:Hosta August Moon:A medium size yellow leaf Hosta.::4.22.05
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
Scrophulariaceae:scorphulariaceae chelone oblique:Pink Turtle-head, Turtle Head:A medium spreading, medium height, pink flowering plant. Grows best in moist sites.:(chel-O-nee)(GLA-bra):4.12.05
Poaceae::Pigeon Grass, Yellow Foxtail, Yellow Bristle Grass:An introduced grass from Europe. Found growing all over the USA and Canada.::
Brassicaceae::Golden Ball Alyssum:A compact form of the perennial Alyssum.:(ow-RIN-ee-ah):
Acanthaceae:bromeliaceae aechmea photo album:Hairy Wild Petunia:A good plant for rock gardens and dry well drained sites.::
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
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):
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
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):
Cupressaceae ::Blue Carpet Juniper:A low, wide spreading Juniper with sharp blue foliage.::
Lamiaceae ::Ajuga Black Scallop:A low growing almost black colored Ajuga.::
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):
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):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Neon, (Sedum spectabile):Name refers to the neon colored pink flowers. An improvement over Sedum Brilliant.::
Oleaceae::Ivory Pillar Japanese Tree Lilac:An upright Japanese Tree Lilac.:(si-RING-a)(reh-tick-yoo-LAY-tuh):
Rosaceae::Father Hugos Rose, Father Hugo Rose, Golden Rose of China:A species heritage rose blooming early in the spring with yellow flowers.::
Ranunculaceae::Delphiniums Magic Fountains series :A Delphinium series with a wide range of colors.:(del-FIN-ee-um):
Phyllanthaceae::Securinega :A shrub that is rare in American gardens. :(se-cur-in-EE-ga)(su-fruu-ti-KO-sah):
Pinaceae::Procumbens Norway Spruce:A low growing dwarf Norway Spruce. Even though it is considered dwarf it can still put on some size.::
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
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
Fumariaceae::Dicentra Burning Hearts:The red heart shaped flowers are lined with white creating an interesting contrast to the flower.:(dy-SEN-truh):
Cornaceae:cornaceae cornus amomum:Silky Dogwood:A native shrub found growing in moist sites. Has white flowers and porcelain blue fruit in the late summer early fall. Best used for naturalized plantings.::08.30.02 5.15.05
Verbenaceae ::Caryopteris Snow Fairy:A selection of Caryopteris grown mainly for its variegated foliage.::
Bignoniaceae::Minnesota Red Trumpet Vine:A Trumpet Vine cultivar with red to deep red flowers.:(KAMP-sis)(Rad-i-cans):
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):
Araliaceae:araliaceae hedera helix birds foot:Birds Foot English Ivy:This section contains pictures of named English Ivy cultivars that have thinner pointed leaves. These are called the Birds Foot Ivy.:(Head-er-ah)(HEE-licks):4.9.5
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.::
Dipsacaceae ::Pin Cushion Flower, Sweet Scabiosa, Morning Bride:The deep burgundy flowers are sometimes almost black:(skay-bi-O-sa)(at-row-per-PU-ree):
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
Rosaceae::Rambling Red Rose:A climbing rose with double red flowers.::
Araceae::Poly Sprout Green Dragon, Poly Sprout Pinellia:The inside of the spath of this hybrid Pinellia is a soft pink. :(pie-NEL-ee-uh):
Araliaceae:araliaceae dizygotheca elegantissima cultivars:False Aralia cultivars:This section contains pictures and descriptions of False Aralia cultivars.::02.22.02 4.9.5
Caryophyllaceae::Rose Champion, Mullein Pink:A neat plant with rose to red flowers and gray foliage. A prolific reseeding plant.:(LICK-nis)(ko-ro-NAH-ree-a):
Solanaceae::Nicotiana Perfume Series:A Nicotiana with fragrant flowers in a plethora of colors.:(nih-ko-shee-AH-nuh)(SAN-der-ay):
: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::Blue Fortune Agastache, Blue Fortune Hyssop:A hybrid between an American and Russian Agastache.:(ag-ah-STACH-ee):
Salicaceae::Blunt-leaved Willow:A low prostrate Alpine shrub reaching only a few inches tall. A good plant for rock gardens. The stems hug the contour of the ground.::
Euphorbiaceae::Fire Glow Euphorbia:An improved version of the species with bright floral bracts.:(yew-FOR-bee-ah)(gri-FITH-ee-eye):
Polemoniaceae::Garden Phlox Miss Holland:A Garden Phlox with white flower having a red eye.:(floks)(pa nic ew LAH ta):
Crassulaceae::Sea Urchin Sedum:A low growing Sedum grown for its variegated foliage::
Onagraceae::Youngii Lapsley Sundrops:A fast spreading perennial with bright yellow flowers and red buds.:(ee-no-THE-ra)(fru-Ti-cosa):
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):
Rosaceae::Spring Song Ornamental Crabapple Tree:::
Asteraceae::Helianthus Kong, Kong Sunflower:A tall multistem Sunflower.:(hee-lee-AN-thus)(AN-yoo-us) :
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Black Jack:A sport of Sedum Matrona with dark purple, almost black foliage. Has a propensity to revert back to a Sedum Matrona type plant.::
Asteraceae: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.::
Rosaceae::Red Spire Callery Pear:A pyramidal form of the Bradford Pear.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
Hydrangeaceae::White Sensation Mach Orange, Snow Fantasy Mach Orange:A double flowering Mach Orange hybrid. Medium in spread and height.:(fil-ah-DEL-fus):
Liliaceae::Fritillaria raddeana:Similar to the more popular, showy Crown Fritillaria.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh):
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):
Bromeliaceae::Rana Guzmania:A red orange bract colored Guzmania.::
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):
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):
Aceraceae::Autumn Moon Japanese Maple:Leaf color depends on if was grown in the full sun or shade.:(shir-ah-sa-WAN-um):
Lamiaceae::Filigran Russian Sage:A Russian Sage cultivars.:(per-OFF-skee-uh):
Liliaceae ::Hosta Drinking Gourd:Forms a large mound of cupped blue green foliage::
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Star Cushion, Sternkissen Dianthus:Forms a compact mound (or mat) of blue green foliage with a mass of fragrant pink blooms::
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):
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
Rosaceae ::Grefsheim Spirea:An early blooming white flowering, mid-size Spirea.:(spy-REE-ah):12.03.05
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
Lamiaceae::Cat Mint, Japanese Catmint:Has some of the larger floers of the Catmints.:(NE-peh-tah)(sub-SES-sil-iss):
Liliaceae::Wild Lily of the Valley, Canada Mayflower:A native wildflower found in moist shaded woods.::
Rosaceae::Harrison Yellow Rose, Yellow Rose of Texas, Pioneer Rose:An old rose with yellow flowers. Can become large and suckers.::
Hydrangeaceae::Quick Fire Hydrangea:The name refers to this Hydrangeas early bloom.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Hydrangeaceae::Little Lamb Hydrangea:A Hydrangea paniculata cultivar with some of the smallest florets of all Hydrangea.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Victor Reiter Jr:A hardy Geranium with foliage changing from purple to purple flushed green.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(pray-TEN-see):
Oleaceae::Suwan Gold Forsythia:A hardy gold leaf Forsythia with clear yellow flowers.:(for-SITH-i-ah)(vir-i-DIS-i-ma):
Asteraceae::Cheyenne Spirit Coneflower.:A seed grown hardy coneflower blooming the first year from seeds.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta fragrant bouquet:Hosta Fragrant Bouquet:A medium to large mounding Hosta with pale green leaves that have a creamy margin. Has large light lavender, fragrant flowers.::6.22.02 4.24.05
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
Crassulaceae ::Sedum John Creech, Sedum Dr John Creech ( Sedum spurium John Creech ):Reported to be one of the best Sedum spurium cultivars.::
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.::
Tropaelolaceae::Naturium Empress of India:This Nasturtium has deep green to olive green leaves with crimson red flowers.:(troo-PEE-oo-lum)(MA-jus):
Oleaceae::Happy Centennial Forsythia:A bud hardy shorter Forsythia.:(for-SITH-i-a):
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
Oleaceae::Golden Times Forsythia:A yellow foliage Forsythia with yellow flowers in mid April.:(for-SITH-i-ah):
Caryophyllaceae ::Pink Fairy Baby's Breath:A pink flowering version of Bristol Fairy.:(gyp-SOFF-ill-un)(pa-nik-ew-LAY-ta):
Cornaceae:cornaceae cornus racemosa:Gray Twig Dogwood:A medium to tall, wide spreading native shrub.::06.17.02 5.15.05
Lamiaceae ::Silver Carpet Lamb's Ears:A lower growing Lamb' Ears that doesn't readily flower.:(STAY-kis)((by-zan-TEEN-A):
Caprifoliaceae ::Fragrant Viburnum album:A medium to large shrub with white flowers early in the spring that can be damaged from late frosts.:(vy-BER-num):4.30.05
Cupressaceae ::Blue Mountain Juniper:A broad spreading Juniper with blue foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(ver-jin-ee-A-na):11.28.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta blue dimples:Blue Dimples Hosta:A medium size Hosta with lots of dimples on the blue foliage.::4.22.05
Bignoniaceae::Catalpa pulverulenta:A small to medium size, variegated cultivar of the Northern Catalpa.::
Pinaceae::Hemlock, Canadian Hemlock:One of the few shade tolerate coniferous trees.:(TSUU-ga)(can-ah-DEN-sis):
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):
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
Rosaceae::Fru Dagmar Hastrup Rugosa Rose, Frau Damar Hartropp Rugosa Rose:A heritage rose with single clear pink flowers and large red rose hips.::
Liliaceae::Hosta Grand Prize:A small Hosta with green leaves having a gold margin changing to creamy white as the season ::
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
Ericaceae:ericaceae rhododendron yedoense var. pouchanense:Korean Rhododendron:::5.17.05
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):
Scrophulariaceae::Prostrate Speedwell:A mat forming groundcover that is covered with flowers when in bloom.:(veh-RON-ih-ka) (prost-RAY-tuh):
Commelinaceae::Blue Sue Tradescantia, Blue Sue Setcreasea:A tender evergreen perennial grown as an annual in outdoor containers or as an indoor house plant in colder climates,:(trad-es-KAN-tee-uh):
Poaceae::Northern Lights Tufted Hairgrass:A variegated form of Hair Grass.:(deh-SHAMP-see-ah)(ses-pih-TOH-sah):
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum spurium elizabeth:Sedum Elizabeth (Sedum spurium):A low growing carpet forming sedum with red and green foliage and red flowers. ::4.5.6
Oleaceae::Burgundy Queen Lilac:A confusing plant, I don't really know what is it's true color? A major nursery lists it as a single purple flower, others of images of deep purple burgundy.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Rosaceae::Seven Sisters Rose, Grevillei Rose:A climbing rose that gets it's name "Seven Sisters" from the way the flowers change colors.::
Rosaceae::Boer Cotoneaster:A low growing Cotoneaster that has good berry production and reddish fall color.:(ko-tone-EE-aster):
Campanulaceae ::Campanula Brantwood:A tall Campanula with violet blue trumpet flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(lah-ti-FO-lee-a):
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):
Ranunculaceae::Round Lobed Hepatica, Round Lobed Liverleaf:An early spring blooming plant found growing in deciduous forests.::
Geraniaceae::Geranium Katherine Adele:A Geranium with pink flowers with purple markings on the leaves.:(jer-AY-nee-um):
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) :
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
Lamiaceae::Ajuga:A rapid growing ground cover with bronze leaves.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
Aceraceae ::Northfire Maple :A selection of Red Maple with good branching habit and a superior fall color:(AY-ser)(ROO-brum):11.25.05
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
Saxifragaceae::Fingerleaf Rodgersia:Large plants for the shaded moist areas of the garden.:(rod-JERZ-ee-ah)(ees-skew-li-FO-lee-ah):
Caryophyllaceae::Ruby Sparkles :A compact garden Dianthus with reddish colored flowers.:(dye-AN-thus):
Ranunculaceae::Peony Rubra Plena, Memorial Day Peony:An heirloom Peony, short compact plant with double red flowers.:(pay-OHN-ee-uh):
Lamiaceae ::Bronze Beauty Ajuga:An older cultivar of Ajuga.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
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):
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon Pygmaeus:A dwarf, prostrate Penstemon that becomes covered with lavender tubular flowers with white throat.:(pen-STAY-mon)(her-su-T-us):
Iridaceae::Roof Iris, Japanese Roof Iris:A small crested Iris with lilac flowers.:(EYE-ris)(tek-TOR-um):
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):
Cupressaceae ::Tiny Tim Arborvitae:A slow growing dwarf globe Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Apocynaceae::Eastern bluestar, Blue dogbane, Willow amsonia, Woodland bluestar:A native wild flower with pale blue flowers and bright yellow fall color.:(am-SO-knee-uh) (tab-er-nay-MON-tah-nuh) :
Crassulaceae::Sedum Mr Goodbud:An upright late blooming Sedum with dark purple-pink flowers on stout purple-red stems.::
Primulaceae::Anagallis Wild Cat Blue:A cultivar of the wild Blue Pimpernel with gorgeous true blue flowers.:(a-NA-ga-lis):
Balsaminaceae ::Fusion Impatiens:In this series we get the first yellow Impatiens.::
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):
Caryophyllaceae::Rupturewort, Green Carpet:A low growing perennial, listed as a "Steppable".:(her-nee-AR-ee-uh)(GLAY-bruh):
Aceraceae::Globe Norway Maple:A naturally growing globular form of the Norway Maple.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
::British soldier lichen:::
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):
Malvaceae::Hardy Hibiscus cultivars:A hardy Hibiscus with large white flowers.::
Boraginaceae::Italian alkanet, Italian Bugloss:A tall heritage perennial with blue flowers.:(an-KU-sa)(a-ZUU-ree-ah):
Verbenaceae ::Santos Verbena:Upright plant with rigid heads of purple flowers.:(ver-BEE-nah):
Asteraceae::English Daisy:A short lived perennial that provides color in the spring garden.:(BEL-is)(per-EN-is):7.02.05
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):
Fabaceae::Bird's Foot Trefoil, Birds Foot Trefoil, Birdfoot Trefoil:An introduced yellow flowering ground cover that has escaped and become ecologically invasive.::
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.::
Ranunculaceae::Pasque Flower Papageno:A Pasque flower with fringed double 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
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):
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
Portulacaceae:portulacaceae portulaca afra variegata:Variegated Elephant Bush, Variegated Elephant Food:A easy plant to grow in the full sun to bright areas of the indoors. This is the variegated form of the green "Elephant Bush".:(por-tew-luh-KAR-ee-uh):5.10.05
Apocynaceae::Burgundy Vinca minor:A good ground cover plant for the shaded areas having a nice rich burgundy flowers.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):
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):
Rosaceae ::Snow Garland Spirea:Produces arching branches covered with white flowers.::
Lamiaceae::Raspberry Nectar Agastache, Raspberry Nectar Hissop, Raspberry Nectar Mexican Hyssop:A short compact Agastache with Raspberry colored flowers.:(ag-ah-STACH-ee):
Hydrangeaceae::BoBo Hydrangea:A very dwarf Hydrangea with white flowers.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
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
Cupressaceae::Little Dorrit Arborvitae:A dwarf slow growing globular Arborvitae.:(Thoo-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis) :
Buxaceae ::Green Mountain Boxwood:A dense upright growing Boxwood forming a natural cone shaped.::
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
Scrophulariaceae:scrophulariaceae linaria vulgaris:Butter-and-Eggs, Toadflax:Produces showy flowers but it is an aggressive spreading plant.::6.24.05
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.::
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
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae crassula arborescence:Tree Jade, Silver Dollar Plant:An easy to grow, large leaf relative of the Jade. Needs full sun and should be grown on the dry side.::5.15.05
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):
Asteraceae:asteraceae artemesia ludoviciana valerie finnis:Artemisia Valerie Finnis:A clump forming gray foliage plant that doesn't spread like some of the other cultivars.:(ar-te-MIZ-ee-uh):4.9.5
Asteraceae::Sunblaze Flame Strawflower, Paper Daisy:Strawflowers are one of the easiest flowers to dry. Sunblaze Flame flower's have yellow, orange and bronze colored bracts.:(brak-tee-A-tum):
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 03:Small-Cupped Daffodils:The small-cupped Daffodils have one flower per stem. The cup or corolla is more than one third the length of the perianth (sepals and petals) segments.::03.08.03 5.8.5
Polemoniaceae::Phlox Magnificence:A 3 foot plant topped with dark pink flowers.:(flox):
Ranunculaceae::Delphinium Guardian series :Guardian series was bred for uniform flowers, early blossoms and sturdy plants.:(del-FIN-ee-um):
Caryophyllaceae::Crimsonia, Dianthus Crimsonia:A hardy Dianthus with frilled red flowers.:(dy-AN-thus):
Amarylidaceae::Amaryllis cultivars:A long lived, easy to flower indoor plant.::
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
Ranunculaceae::Royal Aspiration Delphium:::
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium hortorum emerald gem:Emerald Gem Geraniums:A Geraniums with chartreuse leaves and red orange flowers. A tender perennial grown as an annual.::4.18.05
Rosaceae::Madri Gras Rose:A floribunda rose with yellow flowers fading to pink. An All American Rose selection. ::
Verbenaceae ::Verbena Imagination:A vigorous plant with vibrant purple flowers.:(ver-BEE-na)(spee-cee-OH-sah):
Aceraceae::Garnet Japanese Maple:A burgundy colored lace-type Japanese Maple.:(AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae cakile edentula:Sea Rocket:A plant with lavender flowers found growing on the Great Lakes Shores.::4.12.5
Aceraceae::Emerald Lustre Norway Maple:A fast growing Norway Maple cultivar.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
Rosaceae::Foxi Pavement Rugosa Rose, Buffalo Gal Rose:An extremely hardy Rugosa rose with pink flowers.:(ROE-sah)(roo-GO-sah):
Agavaceae:agavaceae beaucarnea recurvata:Pony Tail Palm, Elephants Foot:A very easy to grow "weird but lovable" plant. Does best in direct to bright light situations. It will form a large caudex.:(bow-KAR-nee-uh):
Poaceae::Wind Whispers Stipa:A fine leaved grass that easily moves with the slightest breeze.:(STYE-pah)(ten-yoo-IS-ih-mah):
Pinaceae::Golden Springs Spruce:A dwarf Blue Spruce with new growth being yellow.::
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Crater Lake Blue:A Veronica with intense blue flowers:(ve-RON-i-ca)()(TEWK-ree-um):
Cactaceae::Cholla, Clokey Cholla, Plateau Cholla, Rattail Cholla,:A cold hardy Cactus with yellow flowers.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
Poaceae::Minuett Miscanthus, Japanese Silver Grass Minuett:One of the shorter smaller Miscanthus (Japanese Silver Grass) available.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Zygophyllaceae:zygophyllaceae tribulus terrestris:Puncturevine, Clatrop:This plant considered a noxious weed.::
Aceraceae ::Autumn Flame Maple:A fast growing selection of the Red Maple.:(AYE-cer)(RUE-brum):11.22.05
Cupressaceae ::Hoseri Arborvitae:A dwarf globular Arborvitae.:(Thoo-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis) :
Solanaceae ::Lime Green Nicotiana:A Nicotiana with lime green tubular flowers.:(nih-ko-shee-AH-nuh)(SAN-der-ay):
Papilionaceae::Lemon Meringue Baptisia:A member of the Decadence series of Baptisa with yellow flowers.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
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
Nyctaginaceae::Lime Light 4 O' clock Flower:A tender perennial grown as annual. Has chartreuse foliage accented with red flowers. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(mi-RA-bi-liss)(ha-LA-pa):
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):
Oleaceae::Charles Jolly Lilac:A double reddish purple Lilac introduced in the late 1800's.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae sambucus nigra marginata:Variegated European Elder:A variegated form of the European Elder.:(sam-BU-kus)(NIE-gra):4.12.05
Hydrangeaceae::Fire and Ice Hydrangea, Hydrangea Wim's Red:A Hydrangea paniculata type with flower inflorescence that can change to a deep burgundy color.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
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):
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):
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):
Cupressaceae::Golden Pin Cushion Chamecyparis:A dwarf Chamecyparis with yellow foliage.:(kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):
Caprifoliaceae::Glossy Abelia, Fragrant Abelia:A small to medium size shrub with fragrant light pink flowers.:(a-BEE-lee-uh)(mo-sahn-EN-sis):
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):
Caprifoliaceae::Clavey's Dwarf Honeysuckle:A dwarf Honeysuckle good for hedges.:(lon-ISS-er-a):7.15.05
Fagaceae::Tortuosa Purpurea Beech:A spreading dwarf Beech with twisted and contorted branches and purple leaves.::
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):
:pots of plants fiber lined pots annuals::This section contains pictures of potted annuals in fiber lined pots.::4.5.5
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):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Floral Lace Light Pink:Part of the Floral Lace series with light pink flowers. Grow as a perennial in warmer zones and an annual in colder zones.::
Primulaceae::Sunrise Primulas:A series of short compact plants with a wide range of colors.:(PRIM-yew-luh) :
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria propagation - partial leaf cuttings:Sansevieria (partial leaf cuttings):Pictures and descriptions of propagating Sansevieria by partial leaf cuttings::4.26.05
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):
Asteraceae::Curry Plant:Adds silver foliage to your garden and can be used in potpourri, dried flowers and cooking:(he-lee-KRIS-um):
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):
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria unknown:Sansevieria:A group of plants I snapped pictures of and neglected to ask them their name.::4.26.05
Asteraceae::Helianthus Soraya, Soraya Sunflower:A multi stemmed Sunflower with orangish flowers.:(hee-lee-AN-thus)(AN-yoo-us):
Asteraceae ::Marguerite Daisy Vanilla Butterfly, Argyranthemum Vanilla Butterfly:A quick growing plant loaded with creamy white to light yellow daisy-like flowers throughout the entire growing season.:(ar-ji-RAN-the-mum)(froo-TESS-enz).:
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae astillbe chinenesis:Astilbe Visions:An Astilbe with raspberry pink flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee)(chi-NEN-sis):6.1.05
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):
Hydrangeaceae::White Diamonds Viburnum:A medium sized shrub with white flowers in the late summer.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
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
Asteraceae::Leaf Lettuce:Grown as a early season salad crop all over the world. Best grown early in the cool temperatures.::
Verbenaceae::Blue Princess Verbena:A trailing mildew resistant variety with lavender blue flowers.:(ver-BEE-na):
Poaceae ::Grosse Fountaine Miscanthus:A large ornamental grass with silvey plumes. :(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Liliaceae::Fritilarria Rubra Maxima:A stately plant that produces a large cluster of orange flowers. Will reach 24"-30" in height.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh):
Rosaceae ::Home Run Rose:A offspring of the very popular "Knockout Rose".::
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):
Rosaceae::Three lobe Spirea:A floriferous shrub not found very often in the trade.:(spy-REE-a)(tri-lo-BA-tah):
Cyperaceae::Bronco Carex, Bronco Sedge:An interesting bronze colored plant with a mounded weeping growth habit.:(KAIR-ex)(KOH-manz):
Ranunculaceae::Delphinium Streichen Strain:Adds a striking vertical accent to the garden but comes with the price of high maintenance.:(del-FIN-ee-um):
Hydrangeaceae::Mockorange, Virginalis Mockorange:An easy to grow shrub with white flowers:(fil-ah-DEL-fus)(vir-jin-AH-liss):
Asteraceae::Layia Tidy Tips:A daisy-like yellow flower with white tips on the ray flowers.:(LAY-ee-ah)(plat-ee-GLOS-ah):
Cannaceae::Tropical Sunrise Canna:A Canna with pink to apricot salmon colored flowers. In zone #5 grown as a tender perennial.:(KAN-uh) :
Portulacaceae:portulacaceae portulaca oleracea:Common Purslane, Rubber Weed,:A mat forming, succulent plant that can be a weedy pest in gardens. A very difficult plant to rid from the garden. Cultivated as a culinary herb in many parts of the world::07.06.03
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
Rubiaceae::Yellow Bedstraw, Ladys Bedstraw:An heirloom plant used for stuffing mattresses to curdling cheese to an assortment of aliment remedies.:(gay-LEE-um):
Poaceae::Pennisetum Jade Princess:A Pennisetum with bright chartreuse foliage and pollen less seed heads. This is a tender perennial grown as an annual.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
Saxifragaceae::Spring Sensation Deutzia:A medium sized shrub that produces clusters of white flowers.:(DUUT-si-a)(GRAS-l-lis):
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
Araliaceae::Hardy English Ivy :A woody evergreen vine or ground cover. Has escaped and become an invasive weed.::
Cupressaceae::Gray Owl Juniper:A medium size up right spreading Juniper with grayish blue foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(ver-jin-ee-A-na):
Cupressaceae::Holbert Juniper:A bluish colored lower growing spreading Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
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):
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
Asparagaceae::Golden Bird's Nest Sansevieria:A birds nest form with golden yellow leaves.:(san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(try-fask-ee-AH-tuh):
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
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):
Pinaceae::Wilsons Spruce:A needled evergreen tree.:(PI-see-AH):
Valarianaceae::Red Valerian, Pretty Betsy, Jupiter's Beard:An old fashion easy to grow plant.:(sen-TRAN-thus)(REW-ber):
Leguminaceae::Sweet Pea:An heirloom vine that is still popular in the modern garden.:(la-THI-rus)(o-do-RA-tus):
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Corona:A well branched compact annual Rudbeckia loaded with semi-double flowers.:(ruh-TIB-ih-duh):
Ranunculaceae::Fern Leaf Peony:A short Peony with double red flowers and ferny foliage.::5.11.05
Asteraceae::Italian White Sunflower:A Sunflower with smaller cream to white flowers.:(HE-li-an-thus)(AN-u-us):
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):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta shogun:Hosta Shogun:A medium to large plant with creamy white margined leaves.::4.26.05
Lamiaceae::Creeping Thyme, Miniature Thyme:A low growing ground cover good for full sun dry sites in rock gardens.:(TY-mus)(pray-koks):
Violaceae ::Viola Wooper, Pansy Whooper:A Pansy with large 4 inch flowers.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
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
::Daylily Gardens:Gardens of Daylilies::
Ranunculaceae::Monkshood, Autumn Flowering Monkshood:A tall late blooming hardy perennial:(ak-CO-nie-tum)(na-PEL-lus):
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: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
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
Oleaceae::Summer Snow Japanese Lilac:A rounded form with profuse clusters of white flowers.:(si-RING-a)(reh-tick-yoo-LAY-tuh):
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
Ranunculaceae::Misty Mauves Delphinium:An improved Delphinium with frilly double flowers, heat resistance and stronger stems:(del-FIN-ee-um):
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
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):
Hydrangeaceae::Oakleaf Hydrangea Alice:An Oakleaf Hydrangea with large white inflorescence and tolerates full sun.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(kwer-se-FOH-lee-uh):
Pinaceae::Gables Weeping Fir:A spreading or upright conical tree if staked.:(AY-beez)(KAWN-kull-er) :
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Purple Majestry:A tall Salvia with dark rich purple flowers.:(SAL-vee-a)(gar-an-IT-i-ca):12.03.05
Pinaceae:pinaceae abies balsamea nana:Dwarf Balasm Fir:A slow growing flat topped Dwarf Conifer:(A-bez)(bal-SA-me-a):5.1.05
Rosaceae:rosaceae spiraea japonica neon flash:Spirea Neon Flash:An improved version of the old standby Anthony Waterer Spirea.::5.15.05
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):
Dipsacaceae::Beaujolais Bonnets Pin Cushion:This Scabiosa has burgundy and red flowers on wiry stems.:(skay-bi-O-sa)(at-row-per-PU-ree):
: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"::
Rosaceae::Red Barron Ornamental Crtab:An upright columnar Ornamental Crab with red flowers.::
Ranunculaceae::Mona Lisa Anemones:A series of Anemone with a wide pallet of flower colors. They make good cut flowers.:(a-NEM-o-nee):
Primulaceae::Gooseneck Loosestrife. Shepherd's Hook:A vigorous spreading perennial with white flowers bending over like a Goose Neck. The moisture the soil the faster the spread.:(ly-siMOK-ee-ah)(kleth-ROI-deeze):
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):
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):
Ericaceae::Pieris Forest Flame, Forest Flame Lily Of The Valley:An evergreen shrub with large pendulous clusters of white bell shaped flowers.:(pie-ER-is):
Oleaceae::Forsythia Vermont Sun:A hardy selection of Forsythia from the University of Vermont.:(for-SITH-i-a):
Saxifragaceae ::Heuchera Autumn Bride:A tough adaptable Heuchera for the partial shaded areas of the garden.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium clarkei kashmir white:Kashmir White Geranium:An easy to grow white flowering, mid-sized hardy Geranium for the full sun to partial shaded area of the garden.::02.21.02 4.18.05
Caprifoliaceae::Briant Rubidor Weigela, Olympiade Weigelia, :A bright yellow to chartreuse colored plant with red flower.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae plectranthus australis:Swedish Ivy:A tough plant for the moderate to bright areas of your house. The name Swedish does not coincide with the botanical reality of this plant. It is native to Australia and the surrounding Pacific Islands. It is also not a true Ivy. Go figure?:(plec-TRAN-thus): 4.21.05
Asteraceae: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
Violaceae::Freckles Common Wood Violet:A form of the common Wood Violet with speckles of blue/violet in the petals. Many consider this just a variation of Viola soronia. In my garden they grow among the Common Wood Violet.:(vi-O-la):
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. ::
Salicaceae ::Cottet Willow, Streamco Willow, Dwarf Banker's Willow:A low growing Willow. with stems rooting where they touch the soil.::
Caprifoliaceae ::Compact Koreanspice Viburnum:A compact form of the early flowering Carlesi Viburnum.:(vy-BER-num)(kar-LEE-see-eye):
Acanthaceae::Variegated Shrimp Plant, Snow Shrimp Plant:A form of the Shrimp Plant with variegated foliage. ::
Oleaceae::Korean Abelialeaf, White Forsythia:An early blooming shrub with white flowers. Nice fall foliage color.:(a-be-li-FILL-um)(DIS-ti-kum):
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
Asteraceae::Henry Eilers Rudbeckia:A cultivar of the native Fragrant Coneflower. The petals are tubular with blunt tips.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):
Rosaceae::Charles Albanel Rugosa Rose:A vigorous Rugosa Rose with red flowers and handsome foliage.::
Rubiaceae:rubiaceae galium aparine:Bedstraw, Cleavers, Goose Grass:A sprawling weedy wildflower with stems covered with rasping prickles on the stem.::5.27.05
Ranunculaceae::Winter Aconite:An early spring blooming bulb. It has yellow flowers and will push through the snow to bloom.::
Gentianaceae:gentianaceae gentianopsis crinita:Fringed Gentian:This Gentian has fringed petals.::11.21.02 5.18.05
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae juniperus chinensis hetzi:Hetzi Juniper:Hetzi is a fast growing Juniper that is usually too big for the urban landscape. Wide spreading with a medium height plant for the full sun.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):10-23-2001 5.15.05
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
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
Ericaceae,::Blue Ice Bog Rosemary, Blue Ice Andromeda:A wet acid soil plant with icy blue foliage and light pink flowers.:(an-DROM-e-da)(pol-i-FO-li-ah):
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
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
Hydrangeaceae ::Little Honey Oakleaf Hydrangea:A Hydrangea with bright yellow foliage in the summer.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(kwer-se-FOH-lee-uh):
Rosaceae::Primula Rose, Primrose Rose:A species rose with yellow to pale yellow flowers followed by round red hips.::
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
Boraginaceae::Alkanet Bugloss, Common Bugloss, Dyer's Alkanet:Acts as a perennial or a biennial. In some places it is considered a noxius weed.:(an-KOO-suh)(oh-fiss-ih-NAH-liss):
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.::
Juncaceae::Curly Wurly Rush:People are attracted to this plant and want to touch the Corkscrew shaped leaves. Likes lots of moisture.:(JUN-kus)(eh-FYOO-sus)(speer-AL-is):
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):
Euphorbiaceae::Breathless Blush Euphorbia:A variety of Euphorbia with small white flowers blushed with pink and green foliage blushed with red. If combined with other plants they need to be strong and able to compete with Breathless Blush. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh):
Saxifragaceae::Citronelle Heuchera, Citrinella Coral Bells:A yellow compact mounding Heuchera.:(HEW-ker-ah)(vil-OH-suh):
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
Oleaceae::Marc Micheli Lilac:A Lilac with double pinkish flowers.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Caprifoliaceae::Hubei Viburnum:This Viburnum is seldom found for sale.:(vy-Ber-num):
: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
:::This section contains pictures of annuals in plastic pots.:04-16-01(rev):4.5.5
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
Onagraceae:primulaceae oenothera missouriensis greencourt lemon:Greencourt Lemon Evening Primrose:A medium mounding Evening Primrose.::5.10.05
Liliaceae::Sherborne Swift Hosta:A small to medium Hosta with blue leaves.::
Ranunculaceae::Yellow Meadow Rhue:A tall Thalictrum with yellow flowers.:(tha-LICK-trum):
Portulacaceae ::Sundial Tropical Fruit mix:A series of Moss rose with double flowers.:(por-chew-LACK-a):
Asteraceae:asteraceae aster novi-belgii photo album:Aster novi-belgii photo album:::4.9.5
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):
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):
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
Violaceae::White Wood Violet:A white flowering form of the more common Blue Wood Violet.::
Lamiaceae::Golden Anniversary Lamium:A colorful Lamium reported to be an improved Anne Greenway.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):
Lamiaceae::White Creeping Thyme:An unusual form of Creeping Thyme with white flowers.:(TY-mus)(pray-koks):
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):
Ericaceae::Lemon Lights Rhododendron:A cultivar of the Northern Lights series of Rhododendron with lemon yellow flowers.:(roo-do-DEN-dron):
Lamiaceae::Golden Jubilee Agastache, Golden Anise Hyssop,:A stunning plant with golden foliage and purple flowers. Does a good job of maintaining the color throughout the growing season.:(Ag-a-STACH-ee)(fe-NIK-u-lum):
Fumariaceae:fumariaceae dicentra spectabilis:Bleeding Heart:A medium height, medium spreading plant for the shaded areas of the garden. This is an old fashion plant that still is popular in today's gardens.:(dy-SEN-tra)(spek-Tah-bi-lis):5.18.05
Hydrangeaceae ::Variegated Lacecap Hydrangea:A Lacecap Hydrangea grown for it's variegated foliage:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
Lamiaceae::Coleus Alabama Sunset:An old favorite, with colorful foliage.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez) :
Primulaceae::Angie Orange:Vibrant orange flowers on a semi-trailing plant. :(a-NA-ga-lis):
Rosaceae::Sweet Briar Rose, Sweetbriar:A vigorous tall species rose with single pink flowers. An heirloom rugosa rose.::
Iridaceae::Lucerne Blue Eyed Grass:A short lived perennials with purple flowers and yellow eyes.:(si-see-RING-kee-um):
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
Cornaceae ::Red Twig Dogwood:Red Twig Dogwood growing in a native site.::7.15.05
Cupressaceae::Filiformis Arborvitae:An unusual Arborvitae having thread-like branches.:(Thoo-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis) :
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):
Ericaceae:ericaceae rhododendron mikkelii:Rhododendron Mikkeli:A hardy Finish Rhododendron cultivar.:(row-do-DEN-dron):02.01.04 5.17.05
Pinaceae::Siberian Larch, Russian Larch :A very hardy Larch tree.:(LAR-icks):
Asteraceae::Pot Marigolds, Calendula:A good cool season annual.:(kal-END-due-la)(o-fih-shih-NA-lis):
Berberidaceae:berberidaceae podophytum pelatum:May Apple:A native wildflower that can form large colonies. Found in woodland conditions.::4.11.05
Oleaceae ::Patmore Green Ash:A cultivar of the green Ash with an evenly branched crown.:(FRACK-si-nus)(pen-sil-VA-ni-ka):
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):
:edging brick::This sections shows how brick can be used to edge an area in the landscape.::4.5.5
Begoniaceae:begoniaceae begonia semperflorens:Begonia, Wax Begonia, Fibrous rooted Begonia:A very popular group of annuals that can be grown in full sun or shade. Great in gardens or containers. Give it a bright window and it can be used as a indoor plant during the winter. They are very floriferous.:(be-GON-yuh):4.11.05
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Arabella:A Clematis with mauve colored flowers fading to blue. Belongs to the herbaceous/integrifolia group.:(KLEM-uh-tiss) :
Salicaceae:salicaceae populus balsmifera:Balsam Popple:One of the many fast growing Popple trees found growing in North America.::5.27.05
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
Asteraceae::Honeysong Purple Stokes Aster:This Stokes Aster produces dark purple flowers.:(stoh-KEE-zhi-ah)(LAY-vis):
Saxifragaceae::Rosamund Coral Bells,:An older Heuchera cultivar with green leaves and a prodigious amount of flowers.::
Polemoniaceae::Blue Paradise Phlox, Blue Paradise Summer Phlox:One of the bluest Phlox available. Color will change with intensity of light and temperature. I have seen planting where the front flowers are tinged purple pink and the back flowers in a little shade are a deep lilac blue.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Asteraceae:compositae cosmos sulphureus sunset:Sunset Cosmos:This cultivar is an All American winner. A medium tall to medium spreading plant for the full sun, hot dry areas of the garden. Orange-scarlet to vermilion-red, semi-double flowers.:(KOZ-mos)(sul-fer-EE-us):7-21-01 4.16.05
Dryopteridaceae::Sensitive Fern, Bead Fern:An easy to grow native fern. Sensitive fern gets its name from the tendency of the fronds to wither at the first slight frost and it’s paired bead-like spore cases. Has broader fronds with less divisions than other ferns. :(dry-OP-ter-iss):
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
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Betty:Betty produces red purple flowers with white on the inside. A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series.::
Asclepiadaceae:asclepiadaceae hoya carnosa rubra:Wax Plant, Hoya, Krimson Princess Hoya:An easy to grow plant for the bright to moderate areas of the indoors. The foliage is very colorful having leaves that are green and white along with an occasional reddish one.:: 4.9.5
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
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):
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):
Primulaceae ::Cortusa-leaved Primula:::
Lamiaceae ::Ajuga Metallica, Bronze Giant Ajuga:An Ajuga having tight crisp, crinkled, bronze-purple foliage.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
Violaceae::Labrador Viola, Alpine Violet, Dog Violet:A wild flower Viola with new foliage being purple and fading to green.:(vi-O-la):
Lamiaceae::Golden Delicious Salvia:A yellow foliage Salvia with red flowers.::
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Verbanica:A Saucer Magnolia hybrid.:(mag-NO-li-ah)(soo-lan-jee-AY-nuh):
Scrophulariaceae::Black Prince Snapdragon:A Snapdragon with deep crimson flowers.:(an-tih-RI-num)(MAY-jus):
Liliaceae::Lilium speciosum rubrum:A heirlooom lily with large fragrant flowers.::
Solanaceae::Dwarf White Bedder Nicotiana:A dwarf busy plant loaded with scented white flower.:(nih-ko-shee-AH-nuh):
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):
Aizoaceae::Red Mountain Ice Plant:A great plant for the hot dry area of the yard.:(del-oh-SPUR-muh):
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
Celastraceae::Hamilton's Spindle Tree, Japanese Spindle Tree, Yeddo Euonymus:Grown for it's decorative seed pods and fall color.::
Brassicaceae::Pygmaea Candytuft:A ground hugging Candytuft.:(eye-BEER-is) (sem-per-VY-renz):
Cupressaceae::Sky High Juniper:A vertical Juniper with blush foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us):
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):
Magnoliaceae::Gold Cup Magnolia:Heavy textured, cup shaped flowers of deep yellow color.:(mag-NO-lee-uh):
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) :
Asteraceae::Summer Wine Yarrow, Summer Wine Achillea:A Yarrow with deep wine-colored flowers.:(ak-ih-LEE-a)(mill-ee-FOH-lee-um) :
Oleaceae::Bridal Memories Lilac:A Lilac with single white flowers.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
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
Scrophulariaceae::Croftway Coral Princess Phygelius:A newer Phygelius cultivar with salmon pink flowers and stronger stems.:(fye-geal-EE-us)(ee-KWA-liss):
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
Saxifragaceae::Sweet Tea Heucherella:An intensely colored plant with tea colored leaves. Likes a bit more moisture than Heucheras.::
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Zagreb:A compact upright Coreopsis with yellow flowers.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
:mixed prairie scenes:Prairie scenes:A photo album of plants in restored prairies.::4.5.5
Ginkgoaceae::Princeton Sentry Ginkgo:An all male cultivar of Sentry Ginkgo.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Asteraceae::Bressingham Doubloon:A large growing Heliopsis with semi-double yellow flowers.:(hee-li-OP-sis)(hee-li-AN-thoi-deez):
Poaceae::Cool as Ice Fescue:A Fescue cultivar that starts lighter in the spring than darkens. Reported to have better heat and humidity tolerance.:(fes-TOO-kah):
:mixed garden scenes bulbs sherwood circle::A series of slides of my private garden::4.7.5
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):
Plumbaginaceae::German Statice, Tatarian Statice, Tatarian sea-lavender:A hardy perennial commonly grown for use as a dried flower.:(gone-EE-o-lim-on):
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):
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
Violaceae::Viola Heartfelt, Pansy Heartfelt:A Pansy with blends of nostalgic colors.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
Rosaceae ::William Baffin Rose:A very tough hardy modern shrub Rose with pink flowers.::
Onagraceae::Variegated Evening Primrose ,Fruhlingsgold, Spring Gold Variegated Sundrop:A variegated cultivar of the Common Sundrop.:(ee-no-THE-ra)(fru-Ti-cosa):
Caryophyllaceae::Star series Dianthus:A series of Dianthus from England.:(dye-AN-thus):
Plantaginaceae::Tubular Bells Penstemon:One of the larger flowering of the Penstemon genus.:(pen-STE-mon):
Iridaceae::George Davidson Crocosmia, Yellow Montbretia :A yellow blooming Crocosmia:(kroh-KOZ-mee-uh):
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
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
Begoniaceae::Begonia Bonfire:A stunning Begonia with bright orange red flowers. Use in shade to part shaded sites.::
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):
Liliaceae::Love Pat:A medium to large blue Hosta with heavily corrugated cupped leaves.::
Euphorbiaceae::Euphorbia Efanthia:A bushy Euphorbia with yellow-green bracts and green foliage changing to burgundy tones in the cooler weather.::
Rosaceae::Purple Fruited Chokeberry, Purple Chokeberry, Barrenberry:A shrub with characteristics intermediate to Black Chokeberry and Red Chokeberry.:(ar-ROH-nee-uh) :
Crassulaceae::Lemon Coral Sedum,(Sedum rupestre Lemon Coral):A low growing carpet Sedum with yellow flowers and yellow foliage. Can be used to trail over pots, rocks, etc.::
Poaceae::Huron Solstice Switch Grass:A Switch grass cultivar with foliage that takes on a dark purplish color in late summer.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Carl, Carl Sedum:Another improved version of the ubiquitous Sedum Autumn Joy.::
Gentianaceae::Blue Cross Gentian, Star Gentian:A rather easy to grow Gentian.::
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):
Lamiaceae::Kermesinus Tea Thyme, Crimson Thyme, Pennsylvania Dutch tea thyme:A Thyme with bright magenta flowers.:(TY-muss)(pu-lee-guy-OY-des):
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).:
Oleaceae ::Summer Charm Chinese Tree Lilac, Summer Charm Lilac:A small tree with creamy white flowers. :(si-RING-ga)(pea-kin-EN-sis):
Hamamelidaceae::Mount Airy Fothergilla:A hardy dwarf selection of Fothergilla. One of the Fothergilla that all others are compared to.:(faw-thur-GIL-luh)(gaar-DEE-nee-eye):06.13.06
Berberidaceae ::Sulphureum Fairy Wings:A long lasting ground cover for the shaded to semi-shaded areas of the garden. An added effect is the reddish mottled spring foliage.:(epi-MEE-de-um):4.30.05
Asteraceae:asteraceae silphinum terebinthinaceum:Prairie Dock:A very tall, long lived native prairie plant.:(SIL-phee-um):4.11.5
Asteraceae ::Bravado Coneflower:A Purple Coneflower cultivar with extra large mostly horizontal rosy red flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah) (pur-pur-EE-ah):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium sanquineum striatum:Geranium striatum:A low growing, medium spreading Geranium that produces a multitude of pink flowers with darker pink veins.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um) :4.18.05
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
Cactaceae::Winterocereus aureispina:A golden yellow spined cactus in a monotypic genus.::
Rosaceae::Goldfinger Potentilla:A compact yellow Potentilla cultivar with large flowers.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Asteraceae::Hinomaru Cosmos:A large Cosmos with bi color pin white flowers.:(KOZ-mos):
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
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
Asteraceae ::Aster Honeysong Pink:A tall New England Aster with pink flowers.::
Rosaceae::Cumulus Serviceberry:This plant can be considered a small tree or a large shrub. Has white flowers in the early spring followed by edible fruit. Grows best in the semi-shade, moist sites but tolerates average sites.:(am-e-LANG-key-er):
Rosaceae::Hoppa Flowering Crab, Hopa Crab:An older cultivar that suffers from many of the disease problems plaguing ornamental crab trees.::
Liliaceae::Hosta Moon Lily:A medium Hosta with yellow gold foliage.::
Polygonaceae::Buckler Sorrel, Shield-leaf Sorrel, French Sorrel:A culinary plant used in salads.::
Boraginaceae::Borage, Star Flower:Borage is a good plant to add a true blue color to your garden. Has many culinary and medicinal uses:(an-KOO-suh):
Poaceae::Canadain Wild Rye, WIld Rye, Nodding Wild Rye:A cool season, clump-forming North American native ornamental bunch grass with arching, wheat/rye-like flowers.::
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae salvia farinacea victoria:Salvia Victoria:A medium size annual with spikes of violet-blue flowers.:(SAL-vee-a)(fa-rih-NAY-see-a):4.22.05
Rosaceae::Jackii Siberian Crabapple:A very hardy Apple tree with white flowers and small fruit.::
Tropaelolaceae::Whirlybird Nasturium mix:A dwarf on trailing Nasturium.:(troo-PEE-oo-lum)(MA-jus) :
Bignoniaceae::Emerald Tree, China Doll, Serpent Tree:A shiny, glossy green leaf plant that can be difficult to grow.::1.12.05
Asteraceae::Prairie Sunset False Sunflower:A False Sunflower cultivar noted for its purple stems, purple veined leaves and a golden yellow daisy-like flower with a maroon inner ring.:(hee-li-OP-sis)(hee-li-AN-thoi-deez):
Hydrangeaceae ::Hydrangea Snow queen:A compact Oak Leaf Hydrangea with large white flowers and great fall colors.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(kwer-se-FOH-lee-uh):
Liliaceae::Dark Beauty Toad Lily, Dark Beauty Tricyrtis:A good plant for the shaded areas of the garden:(try-SER-tis) :
Primulaceae::Sieboldi Primrose:A great plant for woodland conditions flowering in the spring.::
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):
Poaceae::Flame Grass, Purple Flame Grass:A nice compact grass that can have dazzling foliage colors of red. Rarely lodges or flops.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Liliaceae::Big Mama Hosta:A large blue leaf sieboldi type Hosta.::
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
Plantaginaceae::Arabesque series Penstemon:A taller vertical Penstemon with a large flower spike.:(PEN-stem-on):
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):
Poaceae::Morning Light Miscanthus:A 4-5 foot growing rounded grass with a clean variegated narrow leaf.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
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
Poaceae::River Mist Northern Sea Oats:A variegated cultivar of the Northern Sea Oats.:(kas-MAN-thee-um)(lat-i-FOL-ee-um):
Anacardiaceae::Prairie Flame Shining Sumac:A Sumac that has brilliant fall foliage color.:(rhoos)(ko-pal-LI-na):
Liliaceae::TA Ming Daylily:A heirloom Daylily with orange yellow flowers.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
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
Begoniaceae ::Sparks Will Fly Begonia:A new Begonia cultivar (2013) with orange flowers and ornamental foliage.::
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):
Lamiaceae ::Nicoletta Swedish Ivy:A soft gray foliaged, trailing Swedish ivy.:(plec-TRAN-thus):02.16.06
Crassulaceae::Sedum Maestro:A medium size perennial with pink flowers and bluish to purple foliage. Best in the full sun.::
Euphorbiaceae::Helena Blush Euphorbia:Helena has gray green leaves with a white cream variegated. :(yew-FOR-bee-ah):
Rosaceae::Christmas Holly Flowering Crab:Bright red buds opening into white flower with persistent small red fruit.::
Cyperaceae::Toffee Twist, Toffee Twist Sedge:A small mounding sedge with thin iridescent ginger to bronze colored leaves.:(KAIR-ex)(FLAH-vill-in-fer-ah):5.17.05
Liliaceae ::Lily of the Valley:An aggressive ground cover for the semi-shaded moist areas.:(kon-val-AIR-ia):6.9.05
Apiaceae::Blue Hobbit Sea Holly:One of the shorter Sea Holly cultivars.:(e-RIN-ji-um):
Liliaceae::Gold Daylily:This section contains gold flowering Daylilies.::
Anacardiaceae:anacardiaceae rhus typhina bailtiger:Tiger Eyes Cutleaf Sumac:A Cut-leaf Sumac type with bright yellow foliage during the growing season and vivid fall colors.:(rhoos or Rhus)(TIE-fee-na):4.8.5
Onagraceae::Dark Eyes Fuchsia:A self branching bush that works good in hanging baskets and containers to spill over the side.:(fyew-sha):
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
Cornaceae::Gold Bullion Dogwood:A Pagoda Dogwood cultivar with yellow foliage.:(KOR-nus)(al-ter-ni-FO-li-ah):
Boraginaceae::Common Comfrey:A plant that has been used as a herb for over one thousand years.:(SIM-fi-tum):
Crassulaceae::Red Rock Sedum:A low growing spreading plant with reddish foliage in the spring followed by deep pink to red flowers.::
Piperaceae:piperaceae peperomia maculosa radiator:Cilantro Peperomia, Monster Peperomia::(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh):5.6.05
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):
Taxodiaceae:taxodiaceae taxus x media sunburst:Sunburst Yew:The new growth of this Yew is yellow.:(TAKS-us):6.25.05
Cupressaceae::Hetzi Glauca Juniper:A large growing shrub. Often sold as small gallon size plants where they are sleeping giants.::
Rutaceae::Gas Plant, Burning Bush:A ling lived perennials with a raceme of flowers.:(dick-TAM-nus)(AL-bush):
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):
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
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):
Asteraceae::Dancing Dolls Cosmos:A large Cosmos with raspberry red stripped flowers.:(KOZ-mos):
Hydrangeaceae ::Kyushu Hydrangea:An upright selection with lustrous green foliage.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Poaceae::Striped Giant Reed Grass:A large plant with variegated leaves.:(a-RUN-doh)(DON-aks):
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
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
Lamiaceae ::Lamium Ghost:A vigorous form of Lamium with silvery greenish white Ghostly Leaves.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):
Asparagaceae::Sansevieria Bantel's Sensation:A sport of S. trifasciata laurentii.:(san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(try-fask-ee-AH-tuh):4.27.05
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):
Pinaceae:pinaceae larix decidua:European Larch, Larch:A large growing deciduous conifer.::01.12.03 5.1.05
Araceae::Painted Devil's Ivy, Silver Pothos:A vine having blue-green leaves overlaid with blotches of silver.:(epi-PREEM-num):
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
Asteraceae::Phantom Eupatorium, Phantom Joe Pye Weed:A compact Eupatorium with wine red to burgundy flowers.:(yew-pah-TOH-ri-um):
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Radiance:An annual Rudbeckia (maybe perennial in zone 5) with yellow flowers.:(rudd-BECK-kee-uh)(HER-tuh):
Crassulaceae::Monstrosum Hens and Chicks:A interesting plant with densely packed elongated tubular gray-green leaves tipped with maroon. :(sem-per-VEEV-um):
Apiaceae::Big Blue Sea Holly:A larger plant with iridescent blue flowers and blue stems.:(e-RIN-ji-um) :
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
Asteraceae::Star Clusters Coreopsis:Large white to creamy white flowers. A purple eye will develop at the base of the petals in color weather. Part of the Big Bang series.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Asteraceae::Oranges and Lemons Gaillardia:A Gaillardia cultivar with a mix of oranges and yellows.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):
Asteraceae:compositae zinnia angustiolia photo ablum:Zinnia Phoenix:::
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.::
Phormiaceae::New Zeeland Flax:A tropical perennial resembling a Yucca filamentosa.::
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):
Caprifoliaceae ::Alfredo Viburnum:A compact from of the American Cranberry Bush.:(vy-BER-num):
Boraginaceae::Langtree Brunnera, Aluminum Spot Brunnera Langtree For Get Me Not, Langertree False For Get Me Not:A good ground cover plant for the moist shade:(BRUN-a-ra)(mak-ro-FIL-a):
Liliaceae::Pleomele, Malasian Dracaena:A tough easy to grow indoor plant.::4.26.05
Asteraceae::Gaillardia Fan Fare series:A series of Gaillardia with tubular flowers that flare at the tip.:(gail-LARD-ee-uh):
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
Liliaceae ::Hosta Sombrero:A large green Hosta with frangrant white flowers.::
Hamamelidaceae:hamamelidaceae hamamelis vernalis:Vernal Witchhazel Sandra:The cultivar Sandra is an improvement over the species plant with larger flowers, better fall foliage and early spring foliage color.::4.13.02 4.18.05
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Painters Palette:This hardy Geranium has an array of different colored flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(pray-TEN-see):
Oleaceae::Rochester Lilac:A slower growing single, white Lilac.:(si-RING-A):
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
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):
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
Loganiaceae::Lo and Behold Blue Chip Butterfly Bush:A compact Butterfly Bush that blooms continually through out the summer.:(bud-LEE-a):
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):
Taxodiaceae::Yew:A genus of conifers that are widely used in the landscape.:(TAKS-us):
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
Lamiaceae::Silver Posie Thyme:An improved Silver Thymes with larger leaves and brighter color.:(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
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
Pinaceae::Picea glauca compacta:A compact Blue Spruce with bright blue foliage:(PI-see-AH)(glaw-cah):
Rosaceae::Princeton Snow Cloud Sargent Cherry:A white flowering Cherry tree.:(PRU-nus)(sar-jen-TEE-i):
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus strobus:White Pine, Eastern White Pine, Weymouth Pine:A very large growing conifer. Probably best used in parks and larger propreties.:(PIE-nus((STROH-bus):06.17.03 5.6.05
Pinaceae ::Gentsch White Canadian Hemlock:A globose to nested form of Hemlock with white tipped foliage.:(TSUU-ga)(can-ah-DEN-sis):
Liliaceae::Erythronium Pagoda:Yellow pendent lily-like flowers on 12 inch stalks.::
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):
Iridaceae::Purple, Blue, Violet colored Tall Bearded Iris:This section contains images of Tall Bearded Iris whose main color is purple, violet or blue. ::
Liliaceae::Tulips:Fall planted bulbs that ushers in the spring.::
Rosaceae::Variegated Kerria, White Edge Kerria:Variegated form of Kerria. Maybe the same as Keri japonica picta. :(KER-i-ah)(ja-PON-i-Ka):
Hyacinthaceae::Oakhurst Pineapple Lily:A tropical looking plant with thick strap-like purple leaves.:(YOO-com-iss):
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):
::Garden with Alliums:Ornamental Onions used in gardens.::
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
Caprifoliaceae ::Carnaval Weigela:A compact Weigela with red, white and pink flowers.:(wye-GEE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Juglandaceae::Shagbark Hickory, Shellbark Hickory, Scalybark Hickory:A large growing native tree producing an edible fruit.::
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):
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
Lamiaceae::Genovese Basil, Genovese Sweet Basil:A popular Basil cultivar with authentic flavor and appearance.:(OSS-ih-mum):
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):
Asteraceae::Paprika Yarrow:A hybrid Achillea with Paprika red flowers.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Ericaceae::Japanese Rhododendron:A species Rhododendron that is hardy to zone #5.:(roh-doe-DEN-dron)(jah-PON-i-cum):
Poaceae::Deweys Blue Switch Grass, Deweys Blue Switch Grass:A tough glaucous blue Switch Grass.::
Styracaceae::Mountain Silver Bell:A small to medium tree with white flowers in the early spring.:{hal-EE-zhee-uh)(mawn-tih-KOLE-uh):
Plumbaginaceae::Ballerina Sea Thrift:A series of free flowering Armeria.:(ar-MEER-i-ah):
Magnoliaceae::Sunspire Magnolia:A unique yellow Magnolia that has a columnar growth form.::
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 07:Jonquilla Daffodils:The Jonquilla Daffodils have several fragrant flowers per stem. The fragrance is like honeysuckle or jasmine. They have dark green, small, reed-like leaves.::03.08.03 4.5.8
Onagraceae::Evening Primrose:A fast spreading perennial with bright yellow flowers.:(ee-no-THE-ra)(fru-Ti-cosa):
Lamiaceae::Mint Thyme:A low growing creeping Thyme.:(TY-muss):
Rosaceae::George Vancouver Shrub Rose:A Kordesii shrub rose with red flowers that does exceptionally well in cold climates.::
Asteraceae ::Achillea Rose Queen:An Achillea with rose colored flowers.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Polypodiaceae::Ritas Gold Fern, Ritas Gold Boston Fern:A Boston fern type with gold or gold variegated.:(nef-roh-LEP-iss)(eks-all-TAY-tuh):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta golden tiara:Hosta Golden Tiara:A fast growing, small, gold variegated Hosta. ::4.24.05
Ranunculaceae::Peony Bartzella:A beautiful yellow Peony that is an intergeneric cross.::
Poaceae::Korean Feather Reed Grass, Diamond Grass, Foxtail Feather Reed Grass:A slow spreading clumping grass that can tolerate some shade.:(ka-la-mo-GROSS-tis):
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
Crassulaceae ::Sedum album, White Stonecrop, Worm Grass, Chubby Fingers:A low growing Sedum with light pink to white flowers. Can be a rampant spreader since every little leaf or stem section will root producing more plants.::
Calycanthaceae::Hartlage Wine Raulston Allspice:A Sweet Bush hybrid with large red flowers.:(kal-ee-KAN-thus):
Cupressaceae ::Snow False Cypress, Snow Sawara Flase Cypress:A dwarf bun shaped conifer with white tipped foliage.:(kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):
Crassulaceae::Amur Sedum, Amur Stonecrop, Selskian Stonecrop:A good ground cover plant for dry full sun areas.::
Campanulaceae::Campanula Sarastro:Pendulous, bell shaped purple blossoms cover this plant during the bloom season.:(kam-PAN-yew-la):
Balsaminaceae:balsaminaceae impatien walleriana double impatien photo album:Double Impatiens:A photo album of different double Impatiens.::07.12.03 4.11.5
Moraceae ::Common Mulberry, White Mulberry:A fast growing non-native tree that provides delectable fruit for birds and humans. :(MO-rus)(AL-baa):
Papilionaceae:fabaceae baptissia australis:Blue Wild Indigo, Blue False Indigo:A wide spreading, medium tall plant for the full sun to partial sun area of the garden. A native prairie plant.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):05.17.05
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):
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
Cupressaceae::Mr Bowling Ball Arborvitae, Linesville Arborvitae`:A slow growing globular Arborvitae.:(Thoo-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Asteraceae::Zinnia Crystal series:A very floriferous Mexican type Zinnia an AAS winner.::
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
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.::
Caryophyllaceae::Cushion Alpine Pinks:A slow growing Dianthus forming a compact cushion of foliage. Good for rock gardens.::
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):
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
Piperaceae::Pinchusion Peperomia:Thick succulent stems with bean shaped light green leaves.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh):
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):
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
Rosaceae::F J Grootendorst Rugosa Rose:A hardy Rugosa rose that is extremely thorny with red carnation-like flowers.::
Poaceae::Finger Grass, Feather Finger Grass:The inflorescence of this grass looks like fingers and fluffs up as it matures.:(KLOR-is)(GAH-tah):
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
Taxodiaceae::David English Yew:An upright Yew commonly used for hedges.:(TAKS-us):
Asteraceae:asteraceae achillea filipendulina parkers variety:Parker's Variety Yarrow:A tall perennial for the full sun area of the garden.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(fil-i-pen-due-LI-na):4.9.5
Asteraceae::Pow Wow Berry Coneflowers:The color of this Coneflower can be a vivid rose-purple. Branches from the base producing more flowering branches. An All American selection. :(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
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):
Ginkgoaceae::Ginkgo Todd's WB:A very slow growing dwarf Ginkgo.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Liliaceae::Hosta Pauls Glory:Paul's Glory is a large mounding plant having gold centered leaves with green margins.::
Crassulaceae::Pink Chalis Sedum:A variegated sport of Sedum Brilliant with blue green leaves and white edge. Vibrant pink flowers.::
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
Hypericaceae::Ames Kalm's St. Johns Wort:An improved Kalm's St Johns Wort.:(hy-PER-ee-kum):
Saxifragaceae::Heuchera :::
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
Liliaceae::Spanish Blue Bells:A late blooming bulb with spikes of pendulous blue flowers.::
Brassicaceae::Siberian Willow Grass, Siberian Draba:A good plant for sunny rock gardens. Is happy tucked into pockets and crevices.::
Scrophulariaceae::Icycles Veronica:A taller growing Veronica with spikes of clear white flowers.:(ve-RON-i-ka)(spi-KA-ta)):
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 ???)::
Saxifragaceae::Leatherleaf Bergenia:A plant very similar to Bergenia cordifolia.:(ber-GEN-i-a)(kra-si-FO-lee-ah):
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.::
Hamamelidaceae::Large fothergilla, Mountain witch-alder, Mountain witchalder:A large multi stem shrub with white bottle brush like flowers in the spring.:(faw-thur-GIL-luh)(MAY-jur):
Liliaceae::Tete A Tete Tulip:A little red double flowering species Tulip.::
Crassulaceae::Reflexed Stonecrop, Blue Stonecrop, Jenny's Stonecrop:A low growing Sedum tolerant of poor sites. Has blue spruce-like foliage and yellow flowers.::
:author's private gardens 2002-09::Pictures of my yard from the end of September through October 2002.::4.5.5
Bromeliaceae::Air Plants, Airplants, Tillys:Called air plants because they do not require soil to live.::
Asteraceae::Peter Pan Zinnia:One of the first dwarf Zinnia to appear on the flower market. Although many dwarf cultivars have been developed since, it is still a good dwarf Zinnia for the annual garden.:(zin-EE-a)(EL-e-genz):
Rosaceae:rosaceae aruncus dioicus:Goat's Beard:One of the larger growing shade tolerant plants.:goats beard:rev 01.23.03 5.14.05
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):
Poaceae::Miscanthus Graziella:A large hardy grass with the inflorescence (flowers) opening high above the foliage.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Liliaceae ::Hosta Innswood:A medium to large plant with heavily corrugated yellow centers.::
Papaveraceae::Double Greater Celadine:A double version of the Greater Celadine.:(kel-ee-DON-ee-um)(MAY-jus):
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
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Ricki:A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series. A small slow growing Magnolia with purple red flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
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
Cupressaceae ::Blue Rug Juniper, Wiltonii Juniper:A low growing, wide spreading Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(hor-i-zon-TA-lis):
Pinaceae ::Boesger Pyramidal Silver Fir:A narrow pyramidal form with deep green foliage.::
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
Geraniaceae::Geranium Orion:A Geranium with blue flowers.::
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):
Saxifragaceae::Lemoine Deutzia:A hardy Deutzia that becomes covered with small white flowers.:(DUUT-si-a)(GRAS-l-lis):
Cupressaceae ::Little Gem Arborvitae:A dense, dwarf globe Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Saxifragaceae::Compact Lemoine Deutzia:A compact version of the standard Lemoine Deutzia.:(DUUT-si-a)(GRAS-l-lis):
Pinaceae ::Abies chensiensis ernesti:::
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
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium pelatum:Ivy-Leaved Geranium:A duel purpose plant. Grown outdoors during the summer and can be grown as an indoor plant during the winter.: (pel-ar-GO-ni-um):4.18.02 4.18.05
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Lidakense:A tough bluish foliage mounding plant with pink flowers.::
Caprifoliaceae ::Weigela Boskoop Glory:A medium shrub with large salmon pink flowers.:(wy-GEE-la) :
Liliaceae::Hosta Hapsen Heron:A small to medium sized Hosta with deep glacous blue foliage.::
Brassicaceae::Toscano Kale, Italian Kale:A tall Kale with bumpy blueish leaves.::
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.::
Hippocastanaceae::Fort McNair Red Horsechestnut:A hybrid red Horsechestnut with showy pink flowers.:(es-KU-lus)(KAR-nee-a):
Lamiaceae::East Freisland Salvia:A truly spectacular and hardy perennial Salvia with spikes of purple flowers.:(SAL-vie-a):
Lamiaceae::Doone Valley Thyme:A lemon Thyme cultivar with variegated foliage.:(TY-muss):
Ranunculaceae::Blue Bird Delphinium:A Delphinium with deep blue flowers and white eyes:(del-FIN-ee-um):
Papaveraceae::Falling in Love Poppy, Falling in Love Flanders Poppy:A hardy annual with semi and fully double blooms in all shades of red, plus pink and white.:(pa-PA-ver)(ro-EE-as):
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):
Campanulaceae ::Blaue Glocke Balloon Flower.:A taller Balloon Flower with purple-blue flowers. Received a 3 out of 5 from the Chicago Botanic Gardens Evaluation trials.:(plat-ee-KO-don) (gran-dih-FLOR-us):
Poaceae::Greater Quacking Grass:A favorite annual grass with graceful nodding flower heads which are segmented and shaped like small lanterns.:(BREY-zah):
Hydrangeaceae ::White Dome Hydrangea:A tall growing Hydrangea with a unique large white dome shaped flower.:(high-DRAN-gee-a)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
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):
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):
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
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus strobus pendula:Weeping White Pine:A loose weeping form of the White Pine.:(PIE-nus)(STROH-bus):5.6.05
:combinations perennials:Perennial Combinations:This section contains a hodgepodge of pictures showing different perennials growing together.::4.5.5
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
Lamiaceae::Catmint:A naturalized wildflower.::
Brassicaceae::Lebanon Stonecress:A small plant for the alpine or rock garden.:(ieth-ee-o-NEE-a) (ko-rid-FOL-ee-um):
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
Hydrangeaceae::Dwarf Minnesota Snowflake Mockorange:A dwarf Mach Orange with double white flowers in the spring.::
Saxifragaceae::Heuchera Encore, Encore Coralbells:A compact Heuchera white flowers.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Rosaceae ::Snowmound Spirea:A nice compact mounding shrub with arching branches loaded with bunches of white flowers.:(spy-REE-ah)(nip-PON-i-ca):
Pinaceae::Gold Creeping Norway Spruce:A low spreading Spruce with yellow foliage in the spring and fall.::
Caprifoliaceae::Weigela Rainbow Sensation:A variegated compact Weigela with pink flowers.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Poaceae::Karley Rose Fountain Grass:A medium size ornamental grass with rosy flower inflorescence. An improved cultivar with fuller flowers.:(penn-i-SEE-tum)(or-ee-en-TAY-lee):
Solanaceae::Easy Wave Petunias:An improvement over the original Wave Petunia. Can be used as a ground cover in pots or hanging baskets.::
Cupressaceae::Cristata Arento-variegated Arborvitae:A smaller Arborvitae having dark green with creamy yellow tips foliage.:(Thoo-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
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):
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer spicatum:Mountain Maple:A smaller growing native Maple tree.::
Euphorbiaceae::Welcome Home Euphorbia, Welcome Home Crown of THorns:A hybrid Crown of Thorns with large red flowers (bracts).::
Violaceae::Viola Ultima Morpho, Pansy Ultima Morpho:A Pansy with large blue and Gold flowers. :(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
Pinaceae::Bushes Lace Spruce:A cold hardy upright habit with weeping branches.:(PI-see-a)(en-gel-MAN-ee-eye):
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
Asteraceae::Chinese Aster Serenade series:A Chinese Aster that is highly resistant to fusarium wilt.:(kal-i-STEF-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Geraniaceae::White Bigroot Geranium:A white flowering form of the Geranium macrorrhizum Geranium.::
Oxalidaceae ::Yellow Wood Sorrel:A common weed that is a major problem in greenhouse and nursery containers.:(oks-AL-iss):
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):
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
Fabaceae::Pygmy Peashrub:A much smaller version of the Siberian Peashrub.:(kar-uh-GAN-uh):
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Picate series:A compact Salvia with a large pallet of colors.:(sal-VEE-a)(SPLEN-denz):
Malvaceae::Hardy Hibiscus cultivars:This section contains images of hardy Hibiscus cultivars.::
Fumariaceae::White Corydalis, Fumewort :A flowering plant grows very similar to the Yellow Corydalis.:(ko-RI-dal-is):
Asteraceae::Flambe Yellow Chrysocephalum:A tough plant tolerant of hot dry conditions :(kri-so-SEPH-a-lum):
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
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):
Fagaceae::Miltonensis European Beech:Similar to Fagus pendula but the branches are more horizontal.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Caprifoliaceae::Variegated Black Elderberry, Aureomarginata Black Elder :Leaves starting with a yellow margin maturing to cream and white.:(sam-BOO-kus)(NY-grah):
Acanthaceae::Red Pseuderanthemumn, Purple False Eranthemum :A tall purple foliage plant.:(soo-de-AN-tha-mum)(at-ro-per-PER-ee-um):
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):
Ericaceae ::Gibraltar Rhododendron:A deciduous Rhododendron with vivid orange flowers.::
Cupressaceae ::Sargent Juniper:A low growing wide spreading Juniper for full sun.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Pinaceae::Bakeri Spruce:A dwarf Colorado Blue Spruce.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae osteospermum:Cape Daisy, South African Daisy:A free flowering plant that enjoys cool evenings.::07.11.03 4.10.5
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
Lamiaceae ::Chocolate Chip Ajuga:A compact Ajuga with small narrow leaves becoming chocolate colored.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae capsella bursa pastoris:Shepard's Purse, Pepper Plant, Pickpurse, Caseweed:A common weed of the Mustard family.::4.11.5
:hard surfaces walks/paths brick patterns::Different patterns that can be used in brick walks.::4.5.5
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Creme Brulee:A larger and improved version of the iconic Coreopsis Moonbeam.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Rosaceae ::Peking Cotoneaster:A tough shrub commonly used for hedges.::
Polemoniaceae::Charles Curtis Garden Phlox:An older Phlox cultivar being used in gardens for over 70 years.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Calycanthaceae::Sweetbush, Caroline Allspice:A large shrub with unusual flowers.::
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::Baby Sun Coreopsis, Baby Sun Tickseed, Sonnenkind:A compact Coreopsis with single yellow flowers borne solitary on a flower stalk.:(kor-ee-OP-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):
Rosaceae::Cinderalla Flowering Crab:A dwarf petite white flowering ornamental Crab.::
Liliaceae::Royal Standard Hosta:An older Hosta cultivar that is still widely used. Noted for its white flowers in August.::
Oxalidaceae ::Creeping Red Sorrel:A common weed that is a major problem in greenhouse and nursery containers.:(oks-AL-iss) :5.1.05
Ericaceae::Rhododendron Weston Pink Diamond:::
Asteraceae ::Woodland Sunflower, Pale Woodland Sunflower:A tall sunflower found growing in edges of woodlands and woodland openings.:(HE-li-an-thus):
Rosaceae:rosaceae cotoneaster lucidus:Hedge Cotoneaster:A tough parking lot plant.::5.14.05
Rosaceae ::Bradford Pear, Bradford Callery Pear:A rather short lived, over planted medium size tree. Has white flowers in the spring with excellent fall foliage.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
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):
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):
Ranunculaceae ::Blue Valley Monks Hood:A cultivar of the common Monks Hood.:(ak-CO-nie-tum)(na-PEL-lus):09.23.05
Asteraceae::Blue Star False Aster:An easy to grow plant with lots of blight blue Aster-like flowers.::
Cupressaceae::Elegant Giant Arborvitae:An broadly pyramidal Western Cedar cultivar.:(thu-ya):
Aceraceae::Columnar Norway Maple:A Columnar Norway Maple.:(Aye-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Spring Beauty:A group of hardy heirloom Dianthus.:(dy-AN-thus)(ploo-MAH-ree-us):
Capparidacese::Cleome Spirit Series:A hybrid Cleome that stays shorter with larger flowers. Very easy to grow. :(klee-OH-me)(hass-ler-AN-a):
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
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):
Brassicaceae::Brazen Brass Mustard, Giant Red Mustard:An ornamental Mustard with egg plant purple, deeply cut foliage.:(BRAS-ee-ka):
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):
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):
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
Cannaceae::Australia Canna:A stunning plant with deep burgundy colored foliage and red 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
Asteraceae::Marigold Safari series:Double large flowers on short compact plants.:(ta-GEE-tees):
Cactaceae::Eve's Needle Cactus, Eve's Pin Cactus:An easy to grow oddity of the Cactus world. Fast growing forming a shrubby plant with vestigial leaves.:(aoss-troh-sil-in-droh-PUN-tee-uh) (sub-you-LAH-tuh):
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):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta undulata albo-marginata:Hosta Silver Crown:This Hosta has been used in gardens for many years. A small to medium size plant, with a white margin and pale purple flowers.::
Rosaceae::Dakota Charm Spirea:Dakota Charm is a small version of the iconic Gold Flame Spirea.::
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
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).:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):4.22.05
Rosaceae::Geum Cooky:A small plant producing orange yellow flowers with yellow stamens.::
Aceraceae::Hedge Maple:::
Rosaceae ::Creeping Cotoneaster:A rather slow low growing Cotoneaster.:(ko-tone-EE-aster)(ad-PRES-us):7.15.05
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
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
Ranunculaceae::Lemon Queen Trollius:A early spring blooming plant with globular lemon yellow flowers:(TROL-i-us)(kul-TOR-um):12.10
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
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):
Verbenaceae::Gold Edge Golden Dewdrop:A tropical gold variegated shrub.:(duu-RAN-ta):
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):
Malvaceae::Purple Poppy Mallow, Wine Cups, Poppy Mallow, Finger Poppy Mallow:A low growing, ground cover like perennial with lots of wine to magenta colored cup shaped flowers:(kal-lee-RO-ee)((in-vol-yew-KRAH-ta):
Alstroemeriaceae::Princess Lily Zavinia, Alstroemeria Zavinia:A vigorous easy to grow Princess Lily with salmon pink Flowers:(al-stro-MARE-ee-ah):
Campanulaceae::Dickersons Gold Campanula:A gold leaf form of Campanula with light blue flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la):
Myricaceae::Northern Bayberry, Candleberry:A hardy shrub with waxy seeds and aromatic foliage.:(mi-RI-ca)(pen-sil-VA-ni-ka):
Oleaceae::Blanche Sweet Lilac:A Lilac with large blue to whitish blue flowers. :(si-RING-gah)(hy-uh-sin-ih-FLOR-uh):
Poaceae::Miniature Bamboo:A dwarf plant needing a warm, bright and above average humidity to grow. Although called a bamboo it is really a dwarf bunching grass. Can be used as an indoor foliage plant.:(po-gon-AY-ther-um):
Rosaceae::Skogholm Cotoneaster, Skogholm Bearberry:A low growing vigorous shrub good as a ground cover or cascading over walls.:(ko-tone-EE-aster):
Poaceae::Cheju-Do Feather Reed Grass, Dwarf Feather Reed Crass:A cultivar of Calamagrostis that is similar to Carl Forester but about a foot shorter.:(ka-la-mo-GROSS-tis):
Cactaceae::Twin-spined cactus:A spherical cylindrical cactus that freely offsets forming a cushion.:(mam-mil-AR-ee-uh):
Liliaceae::Blue Globe Allium:A late blooming Allium with globular blue flowers:(AL-ee-um)(sir-EW-lee-um):
Lamiaceae::Patio Blue Salvia:A cultivar of the Gentiana Salvia with dark blue flowers.:(sal-VEE-a)(PA-tenz):
Rosaceae::Applejack Rose, Apple Jack Rose:A pink rose growing as a shrub or a climber.::
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Randy:A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series. Has red-purple flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Liliaceae:liliaceae haworthis:Haworthia:A nice small, relatively easy to grow succulent plant. Perfect size for the window sill garden.::4.22.05
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.::
Rosaceae::White Meadow Sweet, Narrowleaf Meadowsweet, Pale Bridewort or Pipestem:A native shrub found growing in wet areas.::
Violaceae::Pansy Splendid Blue and Yellow, Viola Splendid Blue and Yellow::)VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
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
Solanaceae::Madness Petunias:A series of Petunias with 3 inch blooms in a wide range of colors.::
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):
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::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):
Nymphaeaceae::Waterlily:A group of rhizomatous aquatic herbs. Mostly hardy to temperate and tropical climates.::
Liliaceae ::Hosta Cadillac:A medium Hosta with yellow corrugated leaves and an irregular green margin.::
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
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
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):
Violaceae::Kidney Leaf Violet:A native Viola found growing in the cool moist woods.::
Scrophulariaceae ::Floral Showers:A very short Snapdragon.:(an-tih-RI-num)(MAY-jus):
Chenopodiaceae:chenopodiaceae chenopodium album:Lambsquarters, Common Lambsquarters:A common weed found growing in most of North America.::4.15.05
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
Begoniaceae ::Begonia Wollny:A thick caned Begonia.::
Oleaceae:oleaceae syringia photo album:Lilac Photo Album:A photo album of different cultivars of Lilac.::4.30.05
Ranunculaceae::Radar Love Clematis:A Clematis with lantern shaped yellow flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Aceraceae::Jade Glenn Maple:An improved cultivar of the Norway Maple.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
Saxifragaceae::Heuchera Snow Angel:A small mounding Heuchera with variegated foliage and larger pink flowers.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Primulaceae ::Japanese Primula Carminea:A candelabra Primula that needs a moist site to survive.:(PRIM-eu-la):
Asteraceae::Pica Bella Coneflower:A florific Coneflower with spiky flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Fabaceae::Red Feather:One of the more ornamental clovers with large puffy heads of red-purple flowers.:(try-FOH-lee-um)(ROO-benz):
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
Cornaceae ::Dwarf Red Tipped Dogwood:A small to medium size Dogwood with red tinged new foliage.::
Liliaceae::Blue Umbrellas Hosta:A large Hosta with blue-green leaves.::
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
Ulmaceae::Jacqueline Hillier Elm:A very small Elm. Can be trained to a single stem or let to grow as a shrub::
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
Hydrangeaceae ::Incrediball Hydrangea:Reported to be an improvement over Annibella with larger mophead of flowers and stronger stems. If you have ever grown Hydrangea Annibella (hasn't everyone) you have witnessed the bending of the stems from the weight of the flowers especially after a rain.::
Cyperaceae::Wild Spike Cypress:A tropical Cypress grow as an annual or indoor plant in colder climates. Needs constant moist and good sun for best performance.:(SEYE-per-us):
Fumariaceae::Dicentra Ivory Hearts :Nodding white heart shaped flowers are held above the deeply cut blue green foliage.:(dy-SEN-truh):
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
Piperaceae::Variegated Pixie Peperomia:A variegated form of the all green Peperomia orba:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh) :
Piperaceae:piperaceae piper ornatum:Celebes Pepper, Ornamental Pepper:A vine with colorful heart-shaped leaves.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh):5.7.05
Asteraceae::Zinnia cultivars:A group of annuals that seems to be moving back into popularity. The plants breeders are producing mildew resistant plants and many shorter compact varieties with a wide range of colors.:(zin-EE-a)(EL-e-genz):8.19.05
Asteraceae ::Pixie Meadowbrite Coneflower:A true dwarf coneflower with pink flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
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):
Solanaceae::Raspberry Blast Petunia:A Supertunia type Petunia with pink flowers edged in a dark cerise.::
Rosaceae ::Church Steeples, Agrimony, Sticklewort, Cocklebur, Harvest Lice:A plant that has been used medicinally and has a yellow dye. ::
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja:White Cedar, Arborvitae:This section contains pictures of "Arborvitae" that have been used in different landscapes spots.::5.17.05
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):
:fences::A odds and ends collection of different ways fences can be used to landscape the yard.::4.5.5
Rosaceae::Iceberg Roses:A group of floribunda roses that are very hardy and come in different colors.::
Liliaceae::Hosta Curly Fries:A small unusual Small Rippled Hosta. Selected by the American Hosta Growers Association as 2016 Hosta of the Year!::
Hydrangeaceae::Snow White Fantasy Mock Orange:A white double flowering Mach Orange.:(fil-ah-DEL-fus):
Liliaceae:liliaceae asparagus:Asparagus fern seedlings:Enter this section to see some Asparagus Fern seedlings::4.22.05
Cupressaceae ::Shoosmith Juniper:A large growing upright Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):6.2.05
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.::
Taxodiaceae::Everlow Yew:A lower growing Yew.:(TAKS-us):
Rosaceae::Jens Munk Rose:A vigorous medium growing shrub rose with pink flowers. Part of the Explorer series of Roses.::
Cactaceae:cactaceae opuntia compressa:Devil's-Tongue, Eastern Prickly Pear, Indian Fig:This is one of the few winter hardy Cactus to zone #5. Most people don't associate using a cactus as a perennial in Wisconsin.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):4.12.05
Caryophyllaceae ::Dianthus Tiny Rubies:A small clump forming plant with miniature tiny Carnation like flowers.:(dye-AN-thus)(grah-tee-an-o-po-li-TAH-nus):
Oleaceae::Royalty Lilac:A hybrid compact lilac with pale purple flowers.:(si-RING-A):
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):
Geraniaceae::Geranium John Elsley:A cultivar of the common Bloody Cranesbill.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um) :
Plantaginaceae::Prairie Dusk Penstemon, Prairie Dusk Bearded Tongue:A hybrid Penstemon with spikes of rose-purple tubular flowers.::
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
Geraniaceae::Scented Geranium Charity:A scented Geranium with maple leaf shaped leaves with yellow centers.:(pel-ar-GO-ni-um):
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus daffodils:Daffodils:Daffodils are among the easiest and perennial of all the spring flowering bulbs.::5.8.5
Liliaceae ::Allium Moly, Golden Garlic, Lily Leek:A small Allium with yellow flowers.::
Lamiaceae ::Summer Savory, Savory:A herb native to the Mediterranean. ::
Asteraceae::Garden Mum cultivars:::
Ranunculaceae::Stolwick Gold Clematis:A chartreuse colored Clematis with blue flowers.::
Rosaceae ::Blushing Knockout Rose:A pink version of the original red Knockout Rose.::12.14.05
Cercidiphyllaceae::Weeping Kastura Tree:A weeping form of the Kastura Tree.:(ser-si-di-FIL-um) (jah-PON-ih-kum):
Caprifoliaceae ::Cranberry Viburnum:A medium to tall shrub with white flowers, red berries and variable fall foliage color.:vy-BER-num):
Fagaceae::American Chestnut:A one time Queen of the eastern American Forrest was almost completely wiped out by a blight starting in 1904.:{kas-TA-nee-a)(den-TA-tah):
Lamiaceae ::Silver Beauty Ajuga, Variegated Ajuga:A slow growing white variegated Ajuga cultivar.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
Pinaceae::Japanese White Pine:A smaller Pine tree with green to glaucous needles.:(PIE-nus)(par-vi-FLO-ra):
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):
Fagaceae ::Pin Oak, Swamp Oak:A faster growing Oak strongly pyramidal at youth.::
Rosaceae:rosaceae rosa meidiland rose:Mediland Rose:A group of medium spreading short Shrub Roses.::01.19.02 5.16.05
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
Saxifragaceae::Slender Deutzia:A small to medium shrub with small white flowers.:(DUUT-si-a)(GRAS-l-lis):
Salicaceae::Coral Bark Willow:A small tree with colorful bark .::
Rosaceae ::Sargent Crab:A low growing wide spreading Flowering Crab with white flowers.::02.10.05
Lamiaceae::Morning Blush Stachys, Morning Blush Big Betony:A Stachys with spikes of white pink flushed flowers.::
Ranunculaceae::Pulsatilla Rubra:A red cultivar of the early flowering perennial for the full sun. After the flowers, a fluffy, glistening seed head follows. ::
Crassulaceae::Sedum Adolphii, Golden Sedum:A trailing plant or ground cover that needs maximum sunlight to bring out the foliage color.::
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):
Oleaceae::Charles X Lilac:A Lilac with violet purple flowers.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
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):
Piperaceae ::Red Edge Peperomia:A small shrubby Peperomia with red edges on he leaves.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh) :
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:
Cannaceae:cannaceae canna x generalis rhizomes:Canna rhizomes:This sections contains pictures of Canna Tropicana rhizomes dug in the fall.::
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):
Rosaceae::Birdland Flowering Crab:A larger flowering crab with white flowers followed by orange "bird attracting" fruit.::
Dryopteridaceae::Hardy Holly Fern:A hardy Holly Fern that needs moist, well drained soils.:(sir-TOH-mee-um)(for-TOO-nee-eye):
Oleaceae:oleaceae fraxinus americana autumn purple:Autumn Purple Ash:A selection of White Ash with deep reddish purple fall color.:(FRACK-sih-nus)(ah-mair-i-KAY-nuh):4.30.05
Campanulaceae:campanulaceae campanula persicifolia:Blue Peachleaf Bell Flower:A medium plant that produces slender racemes of blue bell shaped flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(per-sis-i-FO-lee-ah):07.30.03 4.12.05
Hydrangeaceae::Blizzard Lewis Mockorange, Blizzard Mockorange:A hardy compact Mockorange. ::
Poaceae::Scotland Tufted Hairgrass:A cultivar of the Tufted Hairgrass.:(deh-SHAMP-see-ah)(ses-pih-TOH-sah):
Crassulaceae::Kalanchoe Wart Face:Forms a rosette of warty textures leaves.::
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
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
Apocynaceae::Blue Ice Amsonia:A compact Amsonia with vivid flowers.:(am-SO-knee-uh) (tab-er-nay-MON-tah-nuh):
Asteraceae:asteraceae cynara cardunculus:Cardoon, Perennial Cardon:A large thistle-like plant that is grown as an ornamental or an vegetable.::4.8.5
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
Rosaceae:rosaceae potentilla fruiticosa white:White flowering Potentilla:Enter this section for information on white flowering Potentilla. ::5.16.05
Asteraceae::Pyrethrum Painted Daisy, Persian Chrysanthemum:A red daisy-like flower.:(tan-uh-SEE-tum)(kok-SIN-ee-um):
Oleaceae::Madame Lemoine Lilac:A white flowering Lilac.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Lamiaceae ::Lavender, Common Lavender:The species Lavender from which many cultivars have been derived.::
Ranunculaceae::Helleborus, Lenten Rose:A very early blooming perennial. In zone #5 as early as mid March.::
Fagaceae ::Scarlet Oak, Spanish Oak, Black Oak:A medium to large Oak with scarlett fall coloration.:(Kwer-kus):
Rosaceae::Snowfall Nine Bark, Snowfall Physocarpus:A white blooming Ninebark with green foliage.:(fi-so-KAR-pus)(op-u-li-FO-li-us):
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
Euphorbiaceae::Donkey Tail Spurge, Creeping Spurge:A drought, bad soil and bad site tolerant plant. The only downside may be its aggressive reseeding habit. Listed as a noxious weed in many parts of the USA. As with most members of the Euphorbia genus the milky sap can cause skin irritation.:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh):
Asteraceae::Dandelion:A plant that is the scourge of urban lawns.::
Oleaceae::Triste Barbaro Lilac:A dark purple Lilac.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
Liliaceae::Fritillaria lutea:A bright yellow flower sits atop of a 36" stem.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh:
Betulaceae ::Heritage Birch:A cultivar of the native River Birch with bark more similar to the Paper Birch.::
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
Rosaceae::Newport Plum:A medium size tree and one of the hardiest of all purple plums.::
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon Mesa:An easy to grow Penstemon with spikes of lavender blue flowers.:(pen-STE-mon):
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):
Dryopteridaceae::Lady Fern, European Lady Fern:An easy to grow fern with lacy twice cut fronds.::04.20.06
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):
Begoniaceae ::Looking Glass Begonia:A cane type Begonia with Pink flowers.::
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
Asteraceae::Pale Indian Plantain, Pale Plantain:A tall Prairie plant with white flowers.::5.16.05
Araliaceae::Devils Walking-stick, Hercules Club, Prickly Elder:A fast spreading shrub which develops lots of nasty prickles.::
Saxifragaceae::Little Visions in Purple Astilbe:An Astilbe with purple pink flowers.:(a-STIL-bee):
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
Asparagaceae::Cherry Sensation Cordyline:A tropical plant that is commonly used in combination with flowering annuals in outdoor pots and sometimes in gardens. Also can be grown as a colorful indoor plant.:(kor-dil-LYE-nee):
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).:
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. ::
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
Solanaceae ::Petunia Shock Wave series:Agroup of Petunias with the spreading habit of "Wave Petunias" but with smaller flowers.::
Boraginaceae::Pulmonaria David Ward:A variegated Pulmonaria with pink-red flowers.:(pul-muh-NAIR-ee-uh)(rue-BRAH):
Asteraceae ::Blackeyed Susan:A common Blackeyed Susan wild flower found in most areas of the United States.:(rud-BEK-i-ah)(HER-tah):
Hydrangeaceae::Hydrangea Lemon Daddy:A vigorous lemon-yellow foliage Hydrangea.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
Fabaceae::Yellow Lupine, Yellow Lupine, European Yellow Lipine:An annual Lupine with yellow flowers.:(loo-PI-nus)(LOO-tee-us):
Magnoliaceae::Sunsation Magnolia:A yellow Magnolia that blooms late avoiding late frosts.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
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
Rosaceae:rosaceae spiraea japonica shirobana:Spirea Shirobana:An interesting Spirea with pink and white flowers produced at the same time.::5.15.05
Liliaceae::Canadian Shield Hosta:A small to medium shiny green leaf Hosta.::
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium hortorum variegated geraniums:Variegated Geraniums:A photo album of variegated Geraniums. :: 02.21.03 4.18.05
Berberidaceae::Neosulphureum Epimedeium, Neosulphureum Barronwort:A rather rare cultivar similar to the more popular Epimedium Sulphureum. :(epi-MEE-dee-um):
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::Penstemon coccineus:A tall Penstemon good for well drained full sun sites.:(pen-STE-mon)(bar-BAY-tus):
Cactaceae::Brittle Cactus, Fragile Prickly Pear:A winter hardy cactus.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Royal Candles, Dwarf Spike Speedwel:Compact plants bearing bright blue flowers.:(ve-RON-i-ka)(spi-KA-ta)):
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):
Garden:mixed garden scenes bulbs tulip:Gardens with Tulips.:Images of tulips growing in an among other plants.::4.7.5
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Golden Rain, Coreopsis Golden Showers:A hardy busy upright Coreopsis that blooms most of the summer.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Liliaceae::Allium Atropurpureum:A drumstick type Allium with maroon-purple starry flowers.::
Rosaceae::Korean Spirea:AN under used Spirea with white flowers.:(spy-REE-ah)(frit-she-A-na):
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
Magnoliaceae::Spring Snow Magnolia:A white flowering Magnolia.:(mag-NO-li-ah)(LEEB-ner-eye):
Lamiaceae::Silver Thyme:A small Thyme with a white edged leaves. Tolerates dryness once established.:(THI-mus)(vul-GA-ris):
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):
Asteraceae::Gazania Big Kiss series:A series of free flowering Gazania with large flowers.:(gay-ZAY-nee-uh):
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.::
Saxifragaceae::Sugar Plum Coral Bells:A Coral Bell with silver leaves having a plum blush.:(hew-ker-REL-uh):
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
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):
Lamiaceae ::Coleus Fishnet Stockings :A striking Coleus with fishnet patterned veins.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez0:
Cornaceae::Ivory Halo Dogwood:A compact variegated Dogwood shrub with brilliant red stems.:(KOR-nus)(AL-ba):
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum sieboldi:October Sedum, Sieboldii Sedum:A beautiful plant that forms a interesting round mat of blue-green foliage. Blooms in the late summer or early fall.:(SEE-dum)(sie-BOLD-ee-eye) :4.4.5
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):
Onagraceae::Lemon Drop Evening Primrose:A mounding Evening Primrose with 1-2 inch lemon yellow flowers.:(ee-no-THE-ra):
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria trifasciata laurentii:Golden Snake Plant, Variegated Snake Plant,Golden mother-in-law-tongue:A very common Sansevieria with yellow vertical bands on the edge of the leaves.:(san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(try-fask-ee-AH-tuh):4.27.05
Polemoniaceae::Mt Fujiyama Phlox:A large garden Phlox with large trusses of white flowers.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Butomaceae::Flowering Rush:A pretty plant but invasive plant found growing in water and wet areas.::
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):
Ulmaceae::Regal Elm:An hybrid Elm introduced by the the University of Wisconsin with resistance to Dutch Elm disease.:(UL-mus):
Liliaceae::Climax Hosta:A Hosta with thick, green corrugated leaves having a gold margin.::
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):
Asteraceae ::Echinacea Prairie Splendor:A shorter Echinacea with plants blooming first year from seed.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
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):
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
Tamaricaceae::Pink Cascade Tamarix, Salt Cedar:A loose, open growing large shrub, small tree with wispy pink flowers starting in July.::
Caprifoliaceae ::Golden Leaf European Cranberry Bush:A yellow leaf form of the European Cranberrybush.::
Asteraceae ::Sky Blue Aster, Azure Aster, Prairie Heart-leaved Aster, :A showy Aster with sky-blue flowers.::
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus mugo aurea:Mugo Pine Golden Variety:A golden needled variety of the all green Mugo Pine.::5.6.05
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
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
Rosaceae::Bowman's root. Fawn's Breath, Indian Physic, American Ipecac:An easy to grow wild flower for the shaded areas of the garden.::
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::Pineaplle Upside Down Cake:A fast growing Hosta with changing leaf color.::
Rosaceae::Wilsons Cotoneaster:A low dense growing shrub.:(ko-tone-EE-aster):
Caprifoliaceae::Fragrant Viburnum:An early blooming Viburnum with pink buds opens to pink to white flowers.:(vy-BER-num)(FAR-er-eye):
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):
Berberidaceae ::Marshall Red Barberry, Marshall Upright Barberry:An upright red leaf Barberry:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):
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):
Cyperaceae::Carex New Look:A cultivar of Pendulous Sedge genus with green arching leaves. It does have a fresh green look.::
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):
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
Lamiaceae ::Aureo Marginatus Plectranthus:A tender perennial that can be grown as annual or a house plant.:(plek-RAN-thus)(FOR-ster-ii):
Cyperaceae::Eastern Star Sedge, Straight-styled Wood Sedge:A good sedge for shaded moist sites.::
Brassicaceae::Alyssum Easter Bonnet series:A series of Alyssum with a large range of flower colors and good heat tolerance.:(lob-U-la-ri-ah)(ma-RIT-i-ma):
Asteraceae::Aster Kurt:A Smooth Aster cultivar with lavender blue flowers.::
Begoniaceae:begoniaceae begonia x argenteoguttata:Angel Wing Begonia, Cane Begonia:A versatile plant grown for its foliage and flowers. Used in the garden, containers and as an indoor house plant.:(be-GON-yuh):4.11.05
Pinaceae::Red Pine, Norway Pine Hard Pine, Northern Pine:A large conifer harvested for lumber.:(PIE-nus)(rez-in-OH-sa):
Violaceae::Confederate Violet, Woolly Blue Violet:A white flowering form of the more common Blue Wood Violet, with a purple blotch in the center of the flowers.::
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
Hydrangeaceae::Hydrangea Bounty:A Hydrangea cultivar that is very similar to Annabella. Reported to have have smaller flowers with stronger stems.::
Gentianaceae:gentianaceae gentianella quinquefolia:Stiff Gentian, Ague-weed:An annual Gentian found growing in woods and damp meadows.::11.21.02 5.18.05
Hydrangeaceae ::Hydrangea Teller Blue:A lacecap Hydrangea with deep blue outer florets.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
Cyperaceae::Blue Sedge, Glaucous Sedge, Carnation-Grass:A small slow creeping fine textured Carex with blue-gray foliage:(KAIR-ex)(FLAH-ca):
Lamiaceae::Golden Oregano:A gold leaf form of Oregano.:(oh-RIG-a-num)(vul-GA-re):
Pinaceae::Aurea Jackobson Spruce, Compact Golden Norway Spruce:A very slow growing Norway Spruce with yellow to golden yellow foliage.::
Pteridaceae::Maidenhair Fern, Northern Maidenhair Fern, Five-FIngered Fern:A spreading fern producing delicate fronds. ::02.03.06
Tropaelolaceae::Fordhook Nasturium:A tall single climbing type nasturtium.:(troo-PEE-oo-lum)(MA-jus):
Asteraceae::Rocketman Coneflower:A purple colored Coneflower with long petals that hang down and look like a badminton shuttlecock.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah):
Asteraceae::May Daisy, Maikonigin:Maikonigin is a compact and not as aggressive verson of the common Ox Eye Daisy.::6.1.05
Crassulaceae::Propeller Plant, Airplane Plant:An easy to grow succulent plant with propeller shaped leaves.::
Polemoniaceae ::Emerald Blue Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with moss-like foliage and blue flowers in May.::
Poaceae::Sweet Vernal Grass, Holy Grass, Vanilla Grass, Buffalo Grass:Has a sweet smelling odor when mature or cut.:(an-tho-ZAN-thum):
Calycanthaceae:: Venus Sweetshrub:A white blooming Sweet Bush.:(kal-ee-KAN-thus):
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):
Magnoliaceae::Kobus Magnolia:A small to large tree with white flowers in April.:(mag-NO-lee-uh):
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):
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
Lamiaceae::Greek Jerusalem Sage, Sticky Jerusalem Sage:A large perennial with yellow flowers.:(FLO-mis)(ru-SEL-i-aa-na) :
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 10:Bulbocodium Daffodils.:The Bulbocodium Daffodils have usually one flower per stem. The perianth segments can be very insignificant as compared to the larger corona or cup. The cup may look like a megaphone. The anthers are attached more or less centrally to the filament. The filament and styles are usually curved.::
Cactaceae:cactaceae notocactus leninghausii:Golden Ball Cactus, Lemon Ball, Yellow Tower Cactus:::4.12.5
Solanaceae::Only The Lonely Nicotiana:A tall stately plant with 5-6 inch white trumpet shaped flowers.:(ni-ko-shee-AN-a):
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Ann:A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series. :(mag-NO-li-ah):
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
Solanaceae::Iochroma Royal Queen Purple:A tender perennial grown as an annual in colder hardiness zones:(eye-oh-KROH-muh):
Scrophulariaceae::Wine Red Lophospermum, Creeping Gloxinia:A vigorous cascading or climbing vine with burgundy-wine tubular flowers.:(o-fo-SPER-mum)(er-yoo-BESS-kens):
Saxifragaceae::Featherleaf Rodgersia:Large plants for the shaded moist areas of the garden.:(rod-JERZ-ee-ah):
Oleaceae::Beauty of Moscoe:A double white Lilac with a tinge of pink.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
Hamamelidaceae::Appalachia Fothergilla:A vigorous compact growing Fothergilla.:(faw-thur-GIL-luh)(gaar-DEE-nee-eye):
Oleaceae::Catinat Lilac:This Lilac has a single pinkish flower.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Euphorbiaceae:euphorbiaceae euphorbia supina:Prostrate Spurge:A mat forming weed that bleeds a white sap when broken.::05.17.05
Salicaceae::Silver Creeping Willow:A dwarf Willow with a creeping growth habit and silver-gray leaves.::
Rosaceae::Apple Service Berry:A small tree with white flowers before the leaves followed by edible fruit.:(am-e-LANG-key-er):
Iridaceae:iridaceae iris germanica dividing iris:Dividing Iris:This section contains a description on how to divide Iris.::4.19.05
Magnoliaceae::Ivory Chalice Magnolia:A hybrid Magnolia with Ivory colored chalice shaped at maturity.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Fagaceae :::::
Lamiaceae::Silky Fleece Lambs Ears, Dwarf Lambs Ears:A dwarf form of Lambs Ears.:(STAY-kis)((by-zan-TEEN-A):
Rosaceae:rosaceae potentilla fruiticosa aurea:Golden Springs Potentilla:A Potentilla with yellow foliage. Very difficult to find info on this plant.::6.2.02 5.16.05
Polemoniaceae::Flame series Garden Phlox:A dwarf compact disease resistance series of hybrid Phlox. Comes in a plethora of colors.:(ploks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
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
Papaveraceae::California Poppy:A short lived perennial grown as hardy or half hardy annuals.:(esh-OLT-zee-a)(ca-li-FOR-ni-ca):
Cornaceae::Madison Strain Black Gum:A strain of Black Gum developed from seeds collected in Madison, Wisconsin.::
Caprifoliaceae ::Weigela maximiowiczi:An unusual Weigela with yellow flowers.:(wi-GEE-la)(max-im-oh-WIX-ee-i):
Liliaceae::Star of Persia:Forms a loosely formed large ball of starry violet flowers.::
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
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):
Hydrangeaceae::Limelight Hydrangea:An unusual Hydrangea with panicles of lime green flowers changing to white:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Apocynaceae::Pachypodium windsori:An interesting plant forming a tree like caudex.::
Liliaceae::Mouse Ears Hosta:A small cute Hosta with blue foliage.::
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Rose Queen:A perennial with rosy pink flowers.::
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):
Poaceae:poaceae helictotrichon sempervirens:Blue Oats Grass:A clump forming grass with glaucous blue foliage.:(hel-lik-toh-TRY-kon):5.7.05
Rosaceae::Profusion Flowering Crab:An upright mounding 20 foot tree with deep rose colored flowers.::
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):
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae salvia sinaloensis:Sinaloa Blue Sage:A native Mexican Salvia with true blue flowers.::4.22.05
Caprifoliaceae::Thundercloud Elderberry:A dark purple foliage Elderberry.:(sam-BU-kus)(NIE-gra):
Cactaceae::Red Orchid Cactus:An epiphytic tropical cactus with large red flowers. Happily grows in hanging baskets.::
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) :
Liliaceae ::Hosta El Nino:A Tardiana Hosta with blue leaves and a thin white margin.::
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
Asteraceae::Swizzle series Zinnia:A series of bicolored Zinnias having concentric circles of different colors.:(zin-EE-a)(EL-e-genz):
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
Aceraceae::Paper Bark Maple:A small tree with smooth peeling cinnamon colored bark.:(AY-ser)(GRISS-ee-um):
Labiatae::Summer Wine Monarda:A Monarda with wine red flowers. Shared top honors at the Chicago Botanic Garden perennial evaluation.:(mo-NAR-da):
Asteraceae::Dahlia Bishop of Llandaff:A heirloom Dahlia with dark scarlet flowers and almost black foliage.:(DAHL-ya)(DAL-ee-ah):
Ranunculaceae::Golden Queen Trollius:A early spring blooming plant with globular deep golden flowers.:(TROL-i-us)(kul-TOR-um):12.10
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):
Lamiaceae:labiatae lavendual angustifolia munstead:Munstead Strain Lavender:An exceedingly versatile plant having many ornamental, decorative, culinary, cosmetic, aromatic and medicinal uses. A short plant with a narrow spread for the full sun well drained area of the garden.:(lav-AN-dew-lah) (an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):8-5-01, 3.27.05
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
Aceraceae::Newton Sentry Maple:An extremely narrow upright Sugar Maple cultivar.:(AY-ser)(sack-AR-rum):
Asteraceae::Black Gem Cornflower:An heirloom annual that produces dark maroon flowers.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh):
Rosaceae ::Flowering Crab Calocarpa:::
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria cylindrica:Sansevieria cylindrica, Spear Sansevieria:An unusual Sansevieria with stiff, spear shaped leaves. ::4.26.05
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum spurium:Two-row Stone Crop, ( Sedum spurium ):A succulent ground cover that tolerates hot dry areas.::4.15.05
Hydrangeaceae ::Smooth Hydrangea:A native Hydrangea with white flower heads.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
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):
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):
Cyperaceae ::Carex elata aurea:A gold leaf tuft forming sedge. this may be the same plant as Bowles Golden Sedge.:(KAIR-ex):
Campanulaceae::Tan Line Lobelia:A hardy gold leaf red flowering Lobelia.::
Asteraceae::Mystic Series Dahlia:A series of Dahlia with dark foliage.::
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria:Sansevieria:This section contains general cultural information on growing Sansevieria.::4.26.05
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):
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):
Fagaceae::Chestnut Oak, Basket Oak, Rock Oak, Tannin Bark Oak:A small to medium Oak:(KWER-kuss)(PRI-nus):
Polemoniaceae::David Garden Phlox:A garden Phlox with large trusses of white flowers.:(floks)(pa nic ew LAH ta):
Pinaceae::Narrow Blue Swiss Stone Pine:A slow growing narrow Pine.:(PIE-nus)(SEM-bra) :
Buxaceae::Vadar Valley Boxwood:A lower growing flat top Boxwood cultivar.::
Violaceae::Viola Antique shades, Pansy Antique Shades:Large flowering plants with flowers in antique shades.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
Asteraceae:asteraceae aster novae-angliae:Showy Aster, New England Showy Aster:Undoubtedly one of the showiest of the fall blooming plants. A good source of food for Butterfly's. ::4.9.5
Ranunculaceae::Barlow Columbines:A series of spurless Columbine with frilly double flowers.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a)(vul-GAH-ris):
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):
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
Asteraceae:asteraceae helenium moerheim beauty:Moerheim Beauty Sneezeweed.:A late blooming perennial with dark copper red flowers.:(hel-EE-nee-um):4.9.5
Oleaceae::Cheyenne Privet:A hardy Privet that can be sheared into a hedge.:(li-GUS-trum)(vul-GA-ree):
Labiatae::Tri Color Hyssop:A mix of three different colors adding a nice change to the more common blue.:(hi-SO-pus):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium macrorrhizum ingwersen's variety:Geranium Ingwersen's Variety:An aggressive, draught tolerant Geranium that spreads by rhizomes forming an impenetrable ground cover. Grows best in the full sun, medium height and wide spreading.::5-3-01 4.18.05
Violaceae::Etain Viola::(vi-O-la):
Brassicaceae::Redbor Kale:A curly leaf Kale that can turn burgundy under cool conditions.::
Asteraceae::False Goldenrod, Heart-leaf Goldenrod, Autumn Goldenrod:Very similar to the other Goldenrods except for some botanical differences.::
Fabaceae::Purple Robe Black Locust:A Black Locust with violet purple flowers.:(roe-BIN-nee-uh)(sue-doe-uh-KAY-shuh):
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
Asteraceae::Edelweiss:A rather tough plant to grow. Needs rock garden, alpine conditions.:(lee-on-toe-POD-ee-um):
Crassulaceae::Sedum Red Cauli (Sedum telephium Red Cauli):The contrast of the leaves, stems and flowers are great features of this plant.::
Oxalidaceae::Molten Lava Oxalis:A clover-like plant with bright foliage and yellow flowers.:(oks-AL-iss):
Piperaceae:piperaceae peperomia caperata emerald ripple:Emerald Ripple Peperomia:One of the more popular and available Peperomia's. The small heart-shaped leaves are corrugated and quilted like a washboard. :(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh):rev 02.11.02 5.6.05
Liliaceae::Hosta Brim Cup:A short, wide spreading Hosta with white variegated leaves.::
Malvaceae ::Hibiscus Cherie:A tropical orange flowering Hibiscus. Great plant for containers.::
Rosaceae ::Potentilla Veitchi:A yellow flowering Potentilla:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Biokovo Karmina::(jer-AY-nee-um)(kan-tuh-brij-ee-EN-see):
Crassulaceae::Red Carpet Sedum, ( Sedum spurius Red Carpet ):A succulent ground cover with red foliage that tolerates hot dry areas. Red Carpet may be the same plant as Sedum spurium Elizabeth?::
Pinaceae::Himalayan Pine, Butan Pine, Blue Pine:A Pine that grows best if its requirements are met and needs to be in a sheltered spot. Needles can winter burn.:(PY-nus)(wal-lik-ee-AH-nuh):
Cupressaceae::Angelica Blue Juniper, Angelica Blue Pfitzer Juniper:A much improved cultivar of the Blue Pfitzer Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
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):
Lamiaceae::Cashmere Sage:A showy Asian import with lavender pink flowers.:(FLOW-miss)(kash-meer-ee-AN-uh) :
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
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):
Poaceae::Switch Grass North Wind:A tight upright Switch Grass cultivar.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):aa
Cupressaceae::Savin Juniper:A low growing wide spreading Juniper with green foliage throughout the entire year.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(sa-BEE-na):
Cyperaceae::Gold Band Japanese Sedge:I wonder why it is called Gold Band, since all the time I have observed it was White Band, but still a nice plant.:(KAR-eks)(mor-ROW-ee-eye):
Asteraceae::Sundance Bicolor Gaillardia, Sundance Bicolor Blanket Flower:An annual Gaillardia with bicolor domed flowers.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh)(pul-KEL-ah):
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
Iridaceae::Katherine Hodgkin Dwarf Iris:An interesting Dwarf Iris hybrid with unusual flower colors.::
Ranunculaceae::Krinkle White Peony:A Peony with snow white single flowers with krinkled petals.::
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
Liliaceae::Hosta Tokudama Aureonebulosa:A medium-sized Hosta with heavy corrugated blue-green leaves with a gold irregular center.::
Fabaceae::Lydia Broom, Lydian Broom, Lydia Woadwaxen:A small shrub with masses of electric yellow flowers. Best grown in full sun, dry gardens.:(je-NIS-tah)(LIE-dee-ah):
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus sylvestris mitsch weeping:Mitsch Weeping Scots Pine, Weeping Scots Pine:A form of Scots pine that insists on being prostrate unless trained otherwise. Usually staked to an upright weeping plant.:(PIE-nus)(sil-VES-tris): 5.6.05
Pinaceae::Jacobsens Pyramid Japanese Larch:A fast growing smaller Japanese Larch cultivar.:(LAR-iks)(KEM-fer-eye):
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria trifasciata hahnii:Bird's Nest Sansevieria, Sansevieria Hahnii:A very easy to grow plant. :(san-se-VEER-ee-uh):
Hydrangeaceae::Smooth Hydrangea, Wild Hydrangea:This is the species plant from which many different cultivars have been derived.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Cupressaceae ::Green Giant Arborvitae:A tall rapid growing pyramidal tree.::
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) :
Caryophyllaceae ::Flashing Lights Dianthus, Flashing Lights Maiden Pinks:A mat forming trailing perennial with red flowers.::
Asteraceae::Parks Extra Double Prize:I have been watching this plant grow for many years at the Boerner Botanical Gardens. I finally snap some images. Can't find any data on this. ::
Balsaminaceae:balsaminaceae impatiens walleriana:Impatiens:One of the most popular annuals sold. Best grown in the shade. They come in a plethora of colors. An extremely useful annual for the shade. It can also be used in pots and hanging baskets.::
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
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
Lamiaceae ::Coleus Sedona:A Coleus with rusty orange colored foliage.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez):
Scrophulariaceae ::White Foxglove:A white flowering variety of the common Foxglove.:(dij-i-TAL-is)(pur-PU-ree-ah):
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):
Commelinaceae::Purple Inch Plant:An easy to grow vine for the indoors.:(tray-dess-CAN-tee-ah):
Asteraceae ::Prairie blazing star:::
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.::
Rosaceae::Flowering Crab Walters:A white flowering ornamental Crab tree::
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
Asteraceae::Yellow Coneflower, Ozark Coneflower:A yellow form of the Coneflower.:(ek-in-AA-cee-ah)(par-a-DOX-ah):
Rosaceae::Sunrise Sunset Rose:Part of the Easy Elegance series of Roses with semi-double pink with apricot blend flowers.::
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):
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).::
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:lamiaceae leonurus cardiaca:Motherwort, Lion's Tail:Once cultivated for home remedies now has become a causal weed.::4.21.05
Buxaceae::Sheridan Little Leaf Boxwood:A slow growing rounded Boxwood.:(BUK-sus):
Bromeliaceae::Aechmea zebrina Surprise:An Aechmea with dark burgundy foliage with gray striations. Blossoms are orange and yellow.:(eek-MEE-uh):
Araceae::Tannia, Golden Elephant Ear, Lime Zinger:Large bright chartreuse leaves add a bright spot to a partial shaded area of the garden::
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):
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae aurinia saxatilis:Basket-of-Gold, Perennial Alyssum, Golden Tuffy Madwort:A perennial that grows best in full sun, well drained sites. Good rock garden or wall plant.::07.12.03 4.11.05
Crassulaceae::Hens and Chicks, Houseleek:A ground hugging plant forming rosettes of succulent leaves.:(sem-per-VEEV-um)(tek-TOH-rum):6.23.05
Portulacaceae::Portulaca:An ornamental flowering plant derived from a plant that is an aggressive weed in gardens. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(por-chew-LACK-a)(o-le-RAY-see-a):5.10.05
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):
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):
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):
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):
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):
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
Piperaceae ::Peperomia scandens, Cupid Peperomia:A cascading Peperomia with variegated foliage.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh):5.7.05
Cupressaceae::Little Spire Juniper:A tight, slow growing narrow upright Juniper:(jew-NIP-er-us) (KOM-yoo-nis):
Caryophyllaceae::Alpine Campion, Alpine Catchfly, Arctic Campion:A very hardy short lived Arctic perennial.:(LICK-nis):
: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
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):
Amaranthaceae ::Celosia Fresh Look:An improved series of Celosia with better humidity tolerance and packed with flowers.:(sel-OH-see-ah):
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.::
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
Dryopteridaceae::Ghost Fern:An unusual fern with silvery white fronds.:(a-THI-ree-um)(nip-pon-IK-cum):
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
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.::
Lamiaceae::Yellow Archangel:An aggressive deciduous trailing ground cover. Use with care it can become a garden thug matting over other plants.::
Asteraceae::Orange Coneflower , Eastern Coneflower, Showy Coneflower:The species version of the more commonly used Rudbeckia Goldstrum:(rud-BEK-ee-ah)(FULL-jih-dah):
Plantaginaceae::Red Rocks Penstemon::(PEN-stem-on):
Cupressaceae::Robusta Green Juniper:A large uptight growing Juniper:(Ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Araceae::Neon Devils Ivy:A bright yellow form of the Devils Ivy.::
Asteraceae::Mahogany Midget Coreopsis:A dwarf red annual Coreopsis that produces an abundance of flowers throughout the growing season.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
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):
Crassulaceae::Blueberry Pie Sedum:The glaucous blue foliage and mass of blooms make this a good plant for containers or massed in a garden.::
Celastraceae:celastraceae euonymus fortunei emerald and gold:Emerald and Gold Euonymus:A small broadleaf evergreen shrub for the full sun to semi-shaded areas of the yard. It has colorful gold variegated foliage.:(you-ON-i-mus)(for-TUNE-ne-i):7-21-01
Rosaceae::Belle Poitevine Rugosa Rose:A large and shrubby growing Rugosa Rose.::
Solanaceae::Browallia Blue Bells:A cascading plant with blue star shaped flowers:(bro-WAL-ee-ah)(spee-see-OH-sa):
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):
Anacardiaceae::Daydream Smoke Bush:A hardy Smoke Bush that becomes packed with smoky-like flowers.:(ko-TI-nus)(ko-GIG-ri-a):
Bromeliaceae::Vella Guzmania:A small red bract colored Guzmania.::
Scrophulariaceae:scrophulriaceae verbascum copper rose:Verbascum Copper Rose:A tall vertical plant with coppery colored flowers.:(ver-BASK-kum):07.30.03
Araceae::Elephant Ears, Giant Taro:Produces large green leaves adding a tropical feel to the garden.::
Pinaceae ::Lace Bark Pine:A pine grown for it's colorful exfoliating, patch work bark.:(PI-nus)(bun-jee-AH-na):
Liliaceae::Fritillaria Michailovskyi::(frit-il-AR-ee-uh):
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Etoile Violette:Dark purple, semi nodding flowers on a deciduous vine. A member of the Viticella group.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Pinaceae::Minuta Dwarf White Pine:A dwarf mounding form of White Pine.::
Scrophulariaceae::Golden Pearls Bocopa:A golden/yellow foliage version of Bocopa.:(SOO-ter-uh):
Papaveraceae::Whirlwind Poppy, Whirl Wind Poppy:A Poppy with orange flowers and 4 dark markings on the petals.:(pa-PA-ver):
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
Ginkgoaceae::Pendulous Ginkgo, Pendula Ginkgo:A pendulous form of the Ginkgo. Branches grow horizontal than weep.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Rosaceae ::Geum Starkers Magnificum’ :A medium plant producing double tangerine orange flowers.::
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
Asteraceae::Double Scoop series of Coneflowers:A series of Coneflower with double flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah):
Fabaceae::Indigo bush Amorpha, Indigo bush, Bastard indigo:A deciduous shrub with purple flowers.:(a-MOR-fa)(froo-tih-KOH-suh):
Scrophulariaceae ::Angelonia Serenity Series, Angelonia Serenity, Summer Snapdragon:A tender perennial grown as an annual in colder climates.:(an-ge-low-nee-a)(an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):
Asteraceae::Wyndley Sneezeweed:A more compact Helenium with yellow to copper yellow flowers.:(hel-EE-nee-um):
Boraginaceae::Diane's Gold Brunnera, Gold Siberian bugloss:One of the first gold colored Brunnera that will keep the color all summer.:(BRUN-a-ra):
Saxifragaceae::Federsee Astillbe, Catherine Deneuve Astilbe:An Astilbe with carmine-rose flowers:(ah-STIL-bee):
Liliaceae::Pandora's Box Daylily:An evergreen Daylily with a large bold eye and contrasting ground color.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
Hydrangeaceae::Incredible Spirit Hydrangea:A pink flowering form of the heirloom Hydrangea Annabelle.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
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
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
Pinaceae::Blue Dwarf Serbian Pine:A dwarf conifer with bright red inflorescence's.:(PIE-nus)(POO-mil-uh):
Scrophulariaceae::Angelonia Archangel series, Summer Snap Dragon Archangel series:A series of colorful Summer Snapdragons.:(an-ge-low-nee-a)(an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):
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):
Asteraceae::Ox Eye:A large growing perennial growing best in moist, well drained soil.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae gaillardia x grandiflora goblin:Gaillardia Goblin:A dwarf selection of Gaillardia with large 4-inch flowers.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):01.12.04 4.9.5
Asteraceae::Flame Thrower Coneflower:A Coneflower hybrid with bicolored flame orange flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah):
Liliaceae::Risky Business Hosta:Vigorous Hosta with a white center on the leaves that lasts throughout the growing season.::
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
Rosaceae:rosaceae aronia arbutifolia brilliantissima:Red Chokeberry:A tall medium spreading shrub that is loaded with white flowers in the spring, persistent red berries and brilliant red fall foliage. Grows in full to semi-shade conditions.:(ar-ROH-nee-uh):6.9.02 5.11.05
Rosaceae::Persian Rose Double form:A wild species rose with pure yellow flowers. this is a double form of the species.::
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):
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):
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):
Asteraceae::Scotch Thistle, Cotton Thistle, Down Thistle:A neat looking plant with the spiny woolly silver foliage. Considered a noxious weed in many areas of the world.:(on-0-POR-dum-a):
Plantaginaceae:plantaginaceae plantago major:Broadleaf Plantain:A perennial weed of lawns and waste places.::07.06.03 5.7.05
Campanulaceae::Blue Moon Lobelia:An annual Lobelia with dark violet blue flowers.:(lo-BEE-li-ah):
Apocynaceae::Hot Pink Desert Rose:A vigorous cultivar of Desert Rose with pink flowers. Thrive in full sun warm conditions.::
Rosaceae::Mountain Frost Ussurian Pear:A narrow upright growing Ussurian Pear.:(PIE-rus)(uu-sor-ee-En-sis):
Asteraceae:asteraceae rudbeckia subtomentosa:Sweet Black Eyed Susan:A tall, medium to wide spreading native perennial. Produces masses of yellow flowers over an extended period of time. ::4.10.5
Polemoniaceae::Phlox Bill Baker:A Carolina Phlox with pink scented flowers. Has resistance to powdery mildew.::
Cyperaceae::Carex Amazon Mist:Forms an arching tussock with two tone foliage.:(KAIR-ex)(KOH-manz):
Poaceae::Japanese Silver Grass Rigoletto, Miscnthus Rigoletto:A shorter, compact variegated Miscanthus grass.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Pinaceae::Hoopsii Colorado Spruce, Hoopsii Blue Spruce:A dense pyramidal Spruce cultivar with glaucous blue foliage. Rated as one of the best bluish spruce trees.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
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):
Asteraceae::White Blazing Star:A tough verticle perennial for the full sun area of the garden. ::09.22.05
Iridaceae::Walberton Yellow Crocosmia:A yellow blooming Crocosmia.:(kroh-KOZ-mee-uh):
Caprifoliaceae::Spice Island Korean Spice Viburnum:A compact from of the Korean Spice Viburnum.:(vy-BURN-um)(kar-LESS-ee-eye):
Anacardiaceae::Grace Smoke Bush:A Smoke bush cultivar with massive panicles of pink flowers.:(ko-TI-nus)(ko-GIG-ri-a):
Saxifragaceae::Lime Rickey Coral Bells:A Coral Bells with ruffled lime green to yellow foliage. :(HEW-ker-ah):
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
Ericaceae::Candy Lights Rhododendron:A cultivar of the Northern Lights series of Rhododendron with light lavender flowers.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
Begoniaceae::Rex Begonia:Rex Cultorum is a large group of rhizomatous begonias grown for their beautifully coloured leaves. Moderately difficult to grow having some specific cultural requirements.:(be-GON-yuh):
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
Magnoliaceae::Lennei Magnolia:A Saucer Magnolia hybrid with dark purple tepals and white centers.:(mag-NO-li-ah) (suu-lan-gee-A-na):
Ginkgoaceae::Witches Broom Ginkgo:A dwarf form of Ginkgo found on a "Witches Broom" growth of a normal tree.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Asteraceae::Red Leaf forms of Lettuce:This section covers Lettuce with red leaves.::
Pinaceae::Gnome Mugo Pine:A dwarf slow growing Mugo Pine.:(PIE-nus)(MU-go):
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):
Rosaceae ::Physocarpus Summer Wine, Summer Wine Ninebark:A smaller version of Physocarpus Diabolo:(fi-so-KAR-pus)(op-u-li-FO-li-us):
Poaceae::Gold Bar Miscanthus:AN upright, slow growing grass with distinct gold bars.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Araucariaceae::Wollemi Pine:An ancient plant thought to be extinct until discovered in 1994.::
Acanthaceae::Spiny Bear's Breeches:A bold plant with thistle like leaves and tall spikes of purple flowers.:(a-KAN-thus)(spy-NO-sus):
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
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
Fabaceae::Joys Pride Red Bud:A Redbud selected for its egg plant colored fruit.:(SER-cis)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
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):
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):
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Margaret Wilson:A hardy Geranium with variegated foliage.::
Acanthaceae::Yellow Queen Shrimp Plant:This version of the Shrimp plant has yellow bracts.::
Cyperaceae ::Frosted Curls Sedge:A weeping Sedge with two toned foliage.:(KAIR-ex)(KOH-manz):
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):
Scrophulariaceae::Nemesia Sunsatia series:A free flowering series of Nemesia.::
Iridaceae::Caesars Brother Siberian Iris:A widely used and one of the oldest cultivars of Siberian Iris.:(EYE-ris) (sy-BEER-ah-kuh):
Gentianaceae ::Crested Gentian:One of the more amendable Gentians to grow in a rock garden.:(JEN-shee-ah-nah)(sep-tem-fye-dah):
Lamiaceae::Basil Garden Leader Rascal::(OSS-ih-mum)(bass-IL-ee-kum:
Asteraceae:asteraceae boltonia asteroides snowbank:Boltonia Snowbank:A tall, wide spreading perennial for the full sun garden. A great plant for late season bloom.::4.8.5
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):
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):
Caprifoliaceae::Lemony Lace Elderberry:A yellow foliage Elderberry that is more compact and tolerates more sun than other gold leaf cultivars.:(sam-BU-kus):
Brassicaceae::Common Stock, Gilly Flower:An heirloom plant performing best in cooler weather with fragrant flowers.::
Grossulariaceae:grossulariaceae ribes x gordonianum:Ribes Gordonianum, Gordons Current:A fruitless Current grown for the pendulous ornamental flowers.::4.18.05
Amaranthaceae::Beefsteak:An Iresine with intense red foliage.:(eh-ri-SEE-nay)(herb-sti-ee):4.8.5
Liliaceae::Hair Allium:Instead of having the traditional globular flower head, this Alliums flower is having a bad hair day.::
Caprifoliaceae ::Black Beauty Elderberry:An improved purple-leaf form of Sambucus nigra.:(sam-BOO-kus)(NY-grah):
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):
Ranunculaceae::White Pasque Flower:A white form the more common purple Pasque Flower::
Asteraceae::Pretty Belinda Yarrow:An Achillea with pink and lavender flowers.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
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
Aceraceae::Columnar Freeman Maple:A columnar form of the Freeman Maple.::
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
Oleaceae::Marchal Foch Lilac:A single lilac with reddish pink flowers.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer negundo:Boxelder, Ash-leaf Maple, Manitoba Maple:A very fast growing weedy tree.::09.11.02 4.7.5
Rosaceae::Rubriflora Flowering Quince:A single red flowering Flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez):
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
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):
Polemoniaceae::Snowflake Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with compact moss-like foliage and clear white flowers,:(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):
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea abies pygmaea:Pygmaea Norway Spruce:A very hardy slow growing Norway Spruce.:(PY-see-ah)(A-bees):5.3.05
Begoniaceae ::Summerwings Deep Red:A semi-pendulous Begonia with deep red flowers. Part of the Summerwings series.:(be-GON-yuh):
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
Asteraceae:compositae ambrosia artemisifolia:Ragweed, Common Ragweed:This plant produces light wind blown pollen that causes hay fever.::4.15.05
Caprifoliaceae::Candy Coralberry:The masses of plump pinkish fruit add interest to the winter garden. Part of the First Edition series.:(sim-fo-ri-KAR-pos)(dor-en-BO-see-i):
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):
Poaceae::Thundercloud Switch Grass:A large Switch grass reaching over 7 feet tall.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Campanulaceae::Campanula Ivory Bells:A vertical growing, white flowering Campanula with a long season of bloom. Has a tendency to readily reseed.:(kam-PAN-yew-la):
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
Poaceae::Wrights Dropseed, Big Sacaton, Sacaton:A tall, heat and drought tolerant grass.:(spoor-OB-oh-lus)(RITE-ee-eye):
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):
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.::
Liliaceae::Amber Tiara Hosta:A small Hosta with bright golden leaves in the spring time of the year.::
Poaceae::Common wood-reed, Sweet wood-reed, stout wood-reed:A tall attractive native grass can be used in woodland plantings::
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):
Campanulaceae::Lobelia Monet Moment:A medium to tall vertical plant that enjoys moist soil.:(low-BEE-lee-a):
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
Brassicaceae::Dames Rocket, Sweet Rocket:Many consider this a desirable wildflower while other consider it an aggressive exotic weed.::6.17.05
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae caradmine bulbosa:Spring Cress, Bulbous Cress:A wild flower found blooming in shaded moist areas.::5.21.02 4.11.5
Asteraceae::Milka Aster:A hardy Aster with thin ray flowers.::
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Bertram Anderson:A more up right and branched form of the species plant. Good for rock gardens, raised areas and containers. An improvement over Vera Jameson, with darker foliage and sturdier habit.::
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
Fagaceae ::Swamp Oak:A medium size Oak found in moist sites.:(Kwer-kus):
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.::
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.::
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
Solanaceae:solanaceae solanum dulcamara:Nighshade, Bittersweet, Bittersweet Nightshade, Bitter Nightshade, Blue Bindweed, Amara Dulcis, Climbing Nightshade, Fellenwort, Felonwood, Poisonberry:A weak vine having purple flowers with a yellow center. The leaves and fruit are toxic.::02.24.02 6.25.05
Rosaceae::Potentilla Pink Beauty:A pink flowering Potentilla.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Rosaceae::Abbotswood Potentilla:One of the better white flowering Potentilla.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Brassicaceae::Little Treasure Deep Rose Arabis:A short plant great for rock gardens or front of border.:(AR-a-bis):
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):
Crassulaceae::Pure Joy Sedum:A small mound of green succulent foliage topped with light pink flowers.::
Hydrangeaceae ::Hydrangea Endless Summer:A blue flowering Hydrangea that requires a special site for maximum performance. It really should come with a warning label.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):11.19.05
Berberidaceae::Azusa Epimedium, Azusa Bishops Hat, Azusa BArrenwort:A green leaf white flowering Epimedium. Not as drought tolerant as other Epimedium.:(epi-MEE-dee-um)(yun-gee-AYE-num):
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
Brassicaceae::Katz Stock, Gilly Flower:An annual plant grown more by cut flower growers than gardeners.:(ma-tee-OH-la)(in-CAN-nuh):
Ranunculaceae::Clematis integrifolia Rosea:A non-climbing Clematis with nodding pink flowers. A good plant to scrabble trough shrubs.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Ranunculaceae::False rue anemone:A native wild flower found growing in moist woods and forests.::
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
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea glauca sanders blue:Sanders Blue:A narrow, blue upright cultivar of the Alberta Spruce.::5.3.05
Boraginaceae::Blue Bedder Echium, Vipers Bugloss,:Produces an inflorescence with masses of intense blue flowers. Listed as a biennial and annual.:(EK-ee-um)(plan-ta-gi-NEE-um):
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
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
Asteraceae:compositae helianthus grosseserratus:Sawtooth Sunflower:An extremely tall native sunflower.:(HE-li-an-thus):09-24-01 4.16.05
Lamiaceae::Russian Sage:Perovoskia are loose airy sub shrubs with gray foliage and lavender blue flowers.::
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Marble Arch:::
Geraniaceae::Peppermint Scented Geranium, Penny Royal Pelargonium:A large sprawling, fast growing Geranium with soft velvety textures leaves and a strong mint scent::04.12.06
Cyperaceae::Appalachia Sedge:A fine textured, clump forming native Sedge.:(KAIR-ex):
Begoniaceae::Begonia Night life series:A series of Begonia with bronze leaves. An improvement over the Begonia "Cocktail series".: (be-GON-yuh):
Primulaceae ::Primula Gold Lace:An antique variety of Primula from England.:(PRIM-eu-la):
Rosaceae::Henry Hudson Rose:A very hardy, rugosa rose that stays neat and tidy. Very hardy and disease resistant.::04.05.06
Asteraceae ::Taygetea Yarrow:A medium size plant with pale yellow flowers and silvery gray-green foliage. Great for the full sun drier areas of the garden. Similar looking to Moonshine Yarrow.::
Lamiaceae::Basil Siam Queen, Thai Sweet Basil:An intensely flavored basil with a licorice-basil aroma.:(OSS-ih-mum)(bass-IL-ee-kum) :
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
Malvaceae::Rose Mallow, Swamp Rose Mallow:A shrub-like herbaceous perennial.:(hi-BIS-kus):
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
Asteraceae::Star Frost Echinops:A silvery-white form of Globe Thistle.::
Asteraceae::Sombrero series:A series of Coneflowers with vibrant flower colors.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Geraniaceae::Blushing Turtle Geranium:A mounding Geranium sanguineum with pink flowers and darker veins. :(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um):
Asclepiadaceae::Hello Yellow Butterfly Weed:A yellow cultivated variety of the native brilliant orange Butterfly weed:(as-KLEE-pi-as)(tuu-be-ROW-sa):
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):
Geraniaceae ::Geranium New Hampshire Purple:A sanguineum cultivar with deep magenta flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um):
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
Cupressaceae ::Mother Lode Juniper:A low growing creeping plant with yellow to golden yellow foliage:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis):
Bromeliaceae::Aechmea nidularioides:::
Crassulaceae::Chocolate Soldier Panda Plant:A smaller Panda plant cultivar with darker brown, chocolate to amber coloration.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae trillium recurvatum:Priarie Trillium:::5.15.02 4.27.05
Berberidaceae ::Helmond Pillar Barberry:A red foliage columnar Barberry. One of the few columnar Barberry available.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):
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):
Rosaceae::Pink FJ Grootendorst Rose:A hardy Rugosa rose that is extremely thorny with pink carnation-like flowers.::
Saxifragaceae::Chocolate Ruffles Coral Bells, Heuchera Chocolate Ruffles:Chocolate colored ruffled leaves with plenty of flowers.:(HEW-ker-ah):Saxifragaceae
Cupressaceae ::DeGroot's Spiral Arborvitae, Degroot's Emerald Spire Arborvitae:A dwarf cultivar with a pyramid-like shape having short branches and dark green leaves.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Liliaceae::Black Mondo Grass:A clumping plant with dark purple leaves almost black.:(o-fee-o-PO-gon):
Cupressaceae ::Hetz Winter Green Arborvitae, Wintergreen Arborvitae:A compact upright dark green Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Boraginaceae::Simply Scentsational Heliotrope:A Heliotrope with lavender flowers and yellow throats.:(hee-li-oo-TROP-i-um)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
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
Poaceae::Tufted Hair Grass, Crinkled Hair Grass, Common Hair Grass:Produces tufted mounds of dark green foliage. The flowers are loose and airy.:(deh-SHAMP-see-ah)(ses-pih-TOH-sah):
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):
Saxifragaceae::Midnight Rose Coral Bells:Dark purple leaves with a pink variegation.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Agavaceae::Spanish Bayonet, Palma Pita, Palma de Datil, Spanish Dagger :A tall Yucca for the warmer hardiness zones.::
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):
Rosaceae::Little Gem Cotoneaster:::
Asteraceae ::Gaillardia Tokajer:An ever-blooming Gaillardia with marmalade orange-brown daisy like flower.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):
Amaranthaceae::Redroot Pigweed, Red-root Pigweed, Rough Pigweed, :A tall, annual weed the produces a red tap root.::01.16.05
Cupressaceae::Elegantissima Arborvitae:A narrow pyramidal Arborvitae.::
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):
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 04:Double Daffodils:The double Daffodils have single or multiple flowers per stem. The flowers coronna, perianth segements or both are double.::03.08.03 5.8.5
Caprifoliaceae ::Arrowwood Viburnum Cardinal:A Arrowwood Viburnum selection that can have brilliant Cardinal Red foliage color in the fall.:(vy-BER-num)(den-TAH-tum):
Papaveraceae::Pizzicato Oriental Poppy:A series of Poppy with many different colors:(pa-PA-ver):
Poaceae ::Pennisetum Jester:An improved ornamental millet grass. This Pennisetum is an annual.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
Ranunculaceae::Durandi Clematis:A strong non-clinging Clematis grown as a herbaceous perennial::
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
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
Rosaceae::Silverweed, Silverweed Cinquefoil:A low growing perennial wild flower with yellow flowers. Underside of leaves can have a silvery color.::
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):
Crassulaceae::Paddle Plant, Desert Cabbage, Dog Tongue Plant:A succulent plant that can be grown as a House Plant or outdoors in the garden.::
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Snow Hill:A white flowering form of perennial Salvia.:(SAL-vie-a):03.06.06
Cyperaceae ::Grays Sedge, Morning Star Sedge:A good plant for moist areas.:(KAIR-ex)(GRAY-eye):
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
Papilionaceae::Yellow Wild Indigo:A slow growing native plant tolerating dry conditions, prefers full sun.:(bap-TIZ-i-a):
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
Iridaceae::Dalmatian iris, Variegated Iris, Variegated Sweet Iris:The bold sword shaped leaves of this Iris can add a bright spot to the garden::
Amaranthaceae::Chicken Gizzard, Yellow Chicken Gizzard:Grown for its colorful yellow veined green leaves and red stems.:(eh-ri-SEE-nay)(herb-sti-ee):12.15.05
Cupressaceae::Green Sargent Juniper:A lighter green version of Sargent Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
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
Ulmaceae::Golden Elm:A narrow slow growing upright Elm with golden yellow foliage.:(UL-mus):
Liliaceae::Dracaena Bloodstone:For use as a landscape plant, container plant and house plant.::
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):
Liliaceae::Daylily with distinct throat or eye markings:This section contains pictures of the Daylilies with flowers having with distinct throat or eye markings.::
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Strawberries and Cream:Name references the two toned color of the flowers.::
Caprifoliaceae ::Newport Viburnum:A compact cultivar of the Japanese Snowball Viburnum.:(vy-BER-num)(pli-KA-tum):
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
Ranunculaceae::White Common Monkshood:A white blooming form of the Common Monkshood.:(ak-CO-nie-tum)(na-PEL-lus):
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
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
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
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Cherokee Sunset:One of the longest blooming of the Rudbeckia hirta hybrids.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):
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):
:::A few pictures of a 200 square foot patio.::
Pinaceae ::Compact Englemann Spruce:A compact cultivar of the Englemann Spruce.:(PIE-see-ah):
Berberidaceae::Secret Arrow Epimedium, Secret Arrow Barrowwort:An interesting Epimedium with bronzy foliage in spring and fall.:(epi-MEE-dee-um):
Asteraceae:asteraceae liatris spicata kobold:Liatris Kobold:A shorter version of the species plant.:(ly-AT-riss):4.10.5
Liliaceae::Muscari Valarie Finnis:A Muscari cultivar with ice blue flowers.::
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
Asteraceae::American Wild Sensitive-plant, Northern Wild Senna:A tall native legume Prairie plant.::
Fabaceae:fabaceae caragana arborescens:Siberian Peashrub:An extremely hardy large shrub or small tree.:(kar-uh-GAN-uh)(ar-bo-RES-senz):
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):
Asclepiadaceae ::Butterflyweed:Pictures of plants growing in garden sites.:(as-KLEE-pi-as)(tuu-be-ROW-sa):aaa
Asteraceae::Pink Double Delight Cone Flower:A shorter cone flower with double pink flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Oleaceae::Peking Lilac:A small tree with creamy white flowers.:(si-RING-ga)(pea-kin-EN-sis):
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):
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 ::
Juncaceae::Hedgehog Juncus, Hedgehog Rush:A compact vertical accent plant with stiff upright blueish green leaves.:(JUN-kus)(in-FLEX-us) :
Acanthaceae::Black Varnish Plant:A medium upright annual with dark colored leaves.:(soo-de-AN-tha-mum)(at-ro-per-PER-ee-um):
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):
Hydrangeaceae::Hydrangea Dharuma:A smaller Hydrangea that is one of the first paniculata types to bloom.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Papilionaceae::Caspian Blue Baptisia:A new Baptisia with blue flowers.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Caprifoliaceae::Weigela My Monet:A small Weigela with multicolored foliage and red flowers.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah:
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):
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):
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Bengal Tiger:A Coreopsis verticillata hybrid similar to Route 66 but more compact and mildew resistant.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Fagaceae::Red Obelisk European Beech:A narrow upright red leaf beech.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 08:Tazetta Daffodils:The Tazetta Daffodils have many pungent flowers per stem. The fragrance is a musky sweet smell. This group is good for forcing.::03.08.03 47.8.5
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):
Iridaceae::Siberian Iris Gulls Wings:One of the finest white flowering Siberian Iris available. A great landscape perennial.:(EYE-ris)(sy-BEER-ah-kuh):11.28.05
Polypodiaceae::Japanese Tassel Fern, Korean Tassel Fern, Bristle Fern:This fern grows in moister shaded sites and it's fronds become a lustrous green as they mature.:(pol-IS-tick-um) :
Boraginaceae::Heliotrope Marine:One of the more common Heliotrope cultivars grown and sold for the bedding plant market. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(hee-li-oo-TROP-i-um)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Pink Feather:Masses of single pink flowers with featherly edge.:(dye-AN-thus)(grah-tee-an-o-po-li-TAH-nus):
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
Liliaceae::Red, Purple, Wine colored Asiatic Lilies:Asiatic Lilies are one of the hardiest and easy to grow of all the Lilies.::
Asteraceae::Gem Marigolds Series:This lesser-known Marigold has single yellow flowers, lacey foliage and a pleasant lemon scent:(TAG-e-teez):
Boraginaceae::Anchusa Blue Angel, Bugloss Blue Angel:A tender perennial with vivid blue flowers:(an-KOO-suh)(ka-PEN-sis):
Oleaceae::Monge Lilac:A common Lilac cultivar with single red-purple flowers.::
Liliaceae::Claude Martagon Lily:A Martagon Lily with dozens of pendulous reddish maroon flower.::
Caprifoliaceae::Wayfaring Tree Viburnum, Hoarwithy:A medium to large shrub with white flowers followed by red fruit turning to black.:(vy-BER-num):
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):
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
Ranunculaceae::Aquilegia Origami. Columbine Origami:A free flowering Columbine with flowers 2-3 inch flowers.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
Grossulariaceae ::Smooth Gooseberry, Northern Gooseberry, Swamp Gooseberry:A native growing shrub the provides food for willife and man.:(RI-bez):01.29.06
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):
Caprifoliaceae ::Rusty Blackhaw Viburnum, Southern Blackhaw:A larger shrub or small tree with glossy foliage.::
Asteraceae::Angels Tears Yarrow, Angels Tears Achillea:An Achillea with a plethora of small double white flowers.:(ak-i-LEA)(TAR-mik-ka):
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
Juncaceae::Blue Dart Juncus, Blue Dart Rush:A good vertical accent plant with stiff, upright bluish foliage.::
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
Asteraceae::Tall Thistle, Wood Thistle:A tall native Thistle.::
Crassulaceae::Voodoo Sedum, (Sedum spurius Voodoo):A low growing, creeping Sedum with red flowers and dark red to red tinged foliage.::
Pinaceae::Green Globe Alpine Fir, Green Globe sub alpine Fir:A slow growing globular Alpine Fir.:(A-bez)(lay-si-oh-KAR-pa):
Cactaceae ::Bunny Ears Cactus, Polka Dot Cactus:A cute looking plant with masses of irritating barbed spines that easily detach into fingers, clothes, etc.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
Scrophulariaceae::Pure SIlver Veronica:A veronica with silver gray foliage. Vigorous and tolerant of heat and humidity.:(veh-RON-ih-kuh)(in-KAN-nuh):
Magnoliaceae:magnoliaceae magnolia x loebneri leonard messel:Magnolia Leonard Messel:A beautiful hybrid Magnolia with white flowers flushed with purple-pink.:(mag-NO-li-ah)(LEEB-ner-eye):05.10.02, rev 02.22.03 4.27.05
Liliaceae ::Upton Allium:An ornamental Leek.::
Hydrangeaceae ::Oakleaf Hydrangea:This is the native Oakleaf Hydrangea shrub.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(kwer-se-FOH-lee-uh):
Begoniaceae ::Sinbad Begonia:A beautiful angel wing type Begonia with pebbled surface, silver green foliage with tinges of red over tones. :(be-GON-yuh):
Asteraceae::Mercury Rising Coreopsis:A red flowering Coreopsis. Part of the Coreopsis "Big Bang" series.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Scrophulariaceae::Safari Pink Nemesia:A vertical Nemesia with pink flowers.:(ne-MEE-see-uh):
Poaceae::Pennisetum Moudry:A late blooming Pennisetum with dark flower heads.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
Dryopteridaceae::Lady in Red :A Lady fern with the added feature of red stems.:(uh-THEE-ree-um):
Rosaceae:rosaceae rosa meidiland red:Meidiland Red Rose:A nice disease resistant shrub rose producing single red flowers.::5.16.05.
Taxodiaceae::Viridis Yew:A slow growing columnar Yew.::
Amaranthaceae::Royal Red Tapestry Alternanthera:A tender perennial grown as a annual in the colder areas. Can be used as a spiller and filler in containers. Easy to over winter indoor:(al-ter-NAN-the-ra):
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):
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):
Liliaceae::Hosta Tattoo:A small three toned, golden leaf Hosta.::
Ginkgoaceae::Tube Leaf Ginkgo, Ginkgo tubiflora, Trumpet Leaf Ginkgo:A slow growing, male Ginkgo with rolled tube shaped leaves.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Grossulariaceae::Dwarf Alpine Current, Early Alpine Current:A dwarf form of Alpine Current:(RI-bez)(al-PIE-num):
Asteraceae:compositae tanacetum vulgare:Tansy:An old fashion garden plant that has escaped into the wild.::4.16.05
Violaceae::Pansy Panola series:A multitude of different flower colors are found in this series.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
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
Iridaceae::Dwarf Iris:The shortest and earliest blooming of the Bearded Iris.::03.16.06
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Victoria White:A white version of Salvia Victoria.:(SAL-vee-a)(fa-rih-NAY-see-a):
Liliaceae::Gold Star Dracaena:A colorful tough Dracaena with gold edged leaves.::
Cupressaceae ::Canaertii Juniper:Sold as small plants forming a tight pyramid but develops into a small tree.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(ver-jin-ee-A-na):
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
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):
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):
Asteraceae::Yarrow, Common Yarrow:A native Yarrow with white to pinkish flat topped flower heads.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Cyperaceae::Orange Sedge:An unique mounding sedge with coppery orange colored foliage.:(KAIR-eks)(test-uh-SEE-uh):
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
Brassicaceae ::Autumn Snow Candytuft:A cultivar that flowers heavy in the spring and some in the fall.:(eye-BEER-is) (sem-per-VY-renz):
Urticaceae::Clearweed, Canadian Clearweed, Coolwort, Richweed :A weed that can become problematic when it builds up a seed bank in the soil.::
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):
Ericaceae::Milestone Rhododendron:A small leaf Rhododendron loaded with deep pink flowers in the early spring.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
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
Poaceae::Timothy Grass, Timothy, Meadow Cat's-Tail, Common Cat's Tail, Herds Grass:A grass used as a forage for cattle and harvested as hay. Easy to recognize because of its densely packed spike flower. Can be a major cause of allergies.::
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):
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) :
Ulmaceae::Accolade Elm:A hybrid Elm with good disease resistance having a vase to oval growth form.:(UL-mus):
Oxalidaceae:oxalidaceae oxalis regnellii propagation series:Oxalis:This section contains pictures of propagating Oxalis by dividing the bulbs.::5.1.05
Taxodiaceae::Pilaris Yew:A narrow slow growing Yew.:(TAKS-us):
Asteraceae::Cup Plant:This section contains pictures of the Cup Plant used in gardens as a very tall perennial.:(SIL-phee-um):
Cyperaceae ::Carex Snowline:Grows best in partial shade moist conditions forms arching tufts of narrow green variegated leaves.:(KAIR-ex)(KON-ih-kah):
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Elizabeth:A yellow flowering Magnolia, flowering before the leaves uncurl.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Amaranthaceae ::Gomphrena QIS series, Globe Amaranth QIS:A taller Globe Amaranth.:(gom-FREE-na)(glo-BO-sa):
Liliaceae::Entertainer Oriental Lily:A dwarf Oriental Lily with rosy pink to red flowers.::
Plantaginaceae::Beardlip Penstemon, Bearded Tongue, Scarlet Bugler:A native plant to the Southwestern part of the USA. Produces vivid red tubular flowers on a slender stalk.:(pen-STE-mon)(bar-BAY-tus):
Begoniaceae ::Begonia Illumination Series:A series of pendulous tuberous begonia hybrids with large double flowers.:(be-GON-yuh):
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
Fabaceae::Minstead Scotch Broom:A small shrub covered with fuchsia purple flowers.:(SIT-is-us)(sko-PAIR-ee-us):
Crassulaceae::Variegated Cub's Paw:The variegated cousin of Cubs Paw.:(kot-EE-lee-don):5.15.05
Apocynaceae::Seaford Skies Amsonia:A cultivar of the Arkansas Amsonia.:(am-SO-nee-ah)(hew-BRIK-tee-eye):
Celastraceae::Euonymus Moonshadow:A broadleaf evergreen shrub with green foliage splashed with a cream to golden cell center::
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):
Caryophyllaceae::Golden Pearlwort, Scotch Moss:Moss-like foliage yellow to chartreuse in the spring and fall.:(sa-JI-na)(sub-U-la-ta):
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):
Araceae::Green Dagron Plant:An interesting plant for your garden having Jack-in-the-Pulpit like flowers. But beware they can be very aggressive.:(pie-NEL-ee-uh)(ped-uh-TY-sek-tuh):
Lamiaceae::Mexican Bush Sage, Mexican Sage, Velvet Sage:A tender bush Salvia grown as an annual in colder zones.:(SAL-vee-a):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae juniperus squamata loderi:Loderi Juniper:A slow growing upright blue-green Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(skwa-MA-ta):5.15.05
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):
Lamiaceae::Giant Purple Hyssop:A tall late blooming hardy perennial.:(ah-gas-TAH-kee):6.18.05
Caprifoliaceae::Beauty Bush:A large old fashion shrub.:(kolk-WIT-ze-a)(a-MAB-a-lis):06.06.06
Poaceae:poaceae bouteloua curtipendula:Side-Oats Grama:Forms small tufts of narrow leaves with arching flower scapes.::5.7.05
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
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium hortorum:Geranium:One of the more popular outdoor plants used in containers and bedded out in the garden. A tender perennial grown as an annual.::4.18.05
Asteraceae ::Argyranthemum Madeira:A free flowering series of Agyranthemum in a wide range of colors.:(ar-ji-RAN-the-mum)(froo-TESS-enz).:
Cyperaceae::King Tut Cypress:A fast growing Rush that likes moist to wet sites.:(sy-PEER-us)(pah-PEYE-rus):
Asteraceae ::Marigold Photo Album:::
Apiaceae::Great Angelica:A large native plant found growing in moist areas.::5.16.05
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
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):
Solanaceae::Chilly Chilli Ornamental Pepper:An edible hot Pepper plant producing upright fruit changing from greenish yellow to orange to red.::
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):
Cannaceae::Canna Tropicana series:Different plants in the Canna Tropicanna series.::
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.::
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):
Asteraceae:asteraceae helianthus tuberosum:Jerusalem Artichoke, Sunchoke, Earth Apple, Topinambour:An ornamental tall growing plant that produces edible tuberous roots.::4.9.5
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):
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
Crassulaceae ::Corsican Stonecrop :A very low growing Sedum with tightly crowded glaucous gray foliage. Requires excellent drainage.::
Moraceae:moraceae ficus elastica variegatus:Variegated Rubber Tree:A variegated form of the more common "Rubber Tree". ::4.30.05
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae salvia farinacea strata:Salvia Strata:A unique bicolor form of the Salvia farinacea. :(SAL-vee-a)(fa-rih-NAY-see-a):4.22.05
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):
Fabaceae::Appalachian Red Redbud:A Redbud cultivars with bright pink buds. Brighter than species.:(SER-cis)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
Rosaceae::Double Play Big Bang Spirea:A "Goldflame" type Spirea with colorful foliage and large pink flowers.:(spy-REE-a)(juh-PON-ih-kuh):
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Rhythm and Blues:An Astilbe with deep pink to raspberry pink flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
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
Asteraceae::Ruby Giant Coneflower:A Coneflower with large ruby colored non drooping flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Ulmaceae::Speckled Lacebark Elm):A Elm with variegated foliage.:(UL-mus)(par-vi-FO-li-ah):
Rosaceae::Geum Totally Tangerine:::
Rosaceae::Autumn Magic Chokeberry:A compact version of the native Chokeberry.:(a-roh-NI-a)(mel-an-OH-car-pa):
Brassicaceae ::Snow Cushion Candytuft:A compact, mounding Candytuft prized for its spectacular display of white flowers.:(eye-BEER-is)(sem-per-VY-renz):
Ulmaceae::Hallelujah Elm:A fast growing hardy cultivar of the Chinese Elm with excellent mottling bark color.:(UL-mus)(par-vi-FO-li-ah):
Liliaceae:liliaceae tulipa double late:Double Late Tulips:There are only a few cultivars of Double Late Tulips. They produce large double Peony-like flowers that are sensitive to severe rains.::03.21.03 4.27.05
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
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.::
Caprifoliaceae::Dark Horse Weigela:A smaller Weigela with pink flowers and dar:(why-GEE-la)(FLOR-i-da):
Lamiaceae::Orange Mint:An aggressive plant with purple tinged white flowers and Orange scented foliage. Can become an aggressive weed if not controled::
Scrophulariaceae::Nemesia Flirtation orange, Flirtation Orange Twin Spur Flower:A nice orange Nemesia.::
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
Asteraceae::Shredded Umbrella Plant:A plant grown for its ornamental deeply cut umbrella-like foliage. ::
Brassicaceae::Alyssum Clear Crystal:A new cultivar of Sweet Alyssum with larger and more fragrant flowers:(lob-U-la-ri-ah)(ma-RIT-i-ma):
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
Polemoniaceae::Morris Bead Smooth Phlox:A compact cultivar of the native Smooth Phlox. This Phlox tolerates moister conditions. Blooms in the early spring.:(floks):
Saxifragaceae::Chardonnay Pearls Deutzia:A nice compact plant with lime yellow foliage and fragrant white flowers.:(DUUT-si-a)(GRAS-l-lis):
Asteraceae::Jubilee Gen Cornflower, Jubilee Gem Bachelor Buttons :An heirloom annual that produces vibrant blue flowers.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh):
Rosaceae::Sorbaria fallax:Sorbaronia fallax (Rosaceae) is an intergeneric hybrid seedling found in Connecticut.::
Balsaminaceae::Little Lizzy Impatiens:A miniature series of Impatiens::
Cupressaceae ::Kallay's Compact Juniper:A flat top Pfister type Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):01.30.06
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:liliaceae hemerocallis yellow or gold flowering daylily:Yellow Daylily:This section contains pictures of yellow flowering Daylilies.::7-19-02 4.22.05
Commelinaceae::Red Hill Zebrina:A tumbling plant that produces a plethora of flowers packed around the terminal tips of the branches.::
Violaceae::Viola Rain series, Pansy Rain series::(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
Pinaceae::Valley Cushion Mugo Pine:A very hardy, low growing wide spreading Mugo Pine.:(PIE-nus)(MU-go):
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae crassula argentea variegata:Variegated Jade:This a variegated form of the Jade. ::5.15.05
Caryophyllaceae::Snowfire Dianthus:A Dianthus with bright red centera and white outer petals. An AAS in 1978.::
Lamiaceae :labiatae ajuga reptans pink elf:Ajuga Pink Elf:A green foliage, pink flowering Ajuga cultivar.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):4.19.05
Rosaceae:rosaceae cotoneaster hessei:Cotoneaster Hessei:A hardy hybrid Cotoneaster cultivar with reddish-pink flowers and green leaves that change to burgundy in the fall.::5.14.05
Ranunculaceae::New Love Bush Clematis, New Love Clematis:A bush forming, self supporting Clematis with clusters of Blue flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Lamiaceae::Miss Manners Obedient Plant:A white flowering Obedient plant. Reported to be a non-spreading form of Physostegia.:(fi-so-STEE-ji-ah)(ver-jin-i-A-na):
Cannaceae:cannaceae canna x generalis tropicana:Canna lily Tropicana:A Canna with multicolored foliage plus large orange flowers.::11-12-01 4.12.05
Asteraceae::The Pearl Yarrow, The Pearl Superior Yarrow, The Pearl Yarrow, Sneezewort, Sneeze Weed, Boule de Neige:An Achillea that produces abundance of small double white flowers. Many call this a weedy, untidy invasive plant.:(ak-i-LEA)(TAR-mik-ka):
Poaceae::Autumn Moor Grass:A cool season grass flowering in the fall.:(ses-LER-ee-ah)(aw-tum-NAH-lis):
Araceae::Dumb Cane, Dieffenbachia:This section contains pictures of the many cultivars of the "Dumb Cane". :(deef-en-BACH-ee-uh):4.8.5
Lamiaceae::Fuji Blue Dragon Head:A nice blue colored plant good for sunny rock gardens.:(dray-koh-SEF-uh-lum)(ar-gun-EN-see):
Santalaceae::False Toadflax, Bastard False Toadflax:A prairie plant liking dry areas.::7.20.05
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria trifasciata laurentii futura:Sansevieria Futura:A medium sized plant with wide banded leaves that have a thin gold margin. :san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(try-fask-ee-AH-tuh):4.27.05
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
Aceraceae ::Northwood Maple:A selection of Red Maple.:(AY-ser)(rue-BRUM):11.22.05
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
Rosaceae::Double Knock Out Rose:A double version of the extremely popular Knockout Rose.::
:::Images of Tulips growing in gardens.::
Poaceae::Pygmy Bamboo:A dwarf green Bamboo.:(plee-o-blast-us)(pig-MAY-us) :
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):
Fagaceae::Weeping European Beech:A Weeping purple leaf Beech:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Ericaceae::Rhododendron Weston Mayflower:::
Polemoniaceae::Phlox 21st Century series:A new improvement on the annual Phlox (Phlox drummondii)::
Saxifragaceae::Maggie Daley Astilbe:An Astilbe with lavender purple flowers.:(as-STIL-bee)(chi-NEN-sis):
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
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):
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):
Chenopodiaceae::Quinoa, Brightest Brilliant Rainbow Quinoa:An annual with edible highly nutritious seeds. This variety has different colored seed heads. Mine never became as brilliant as advertised.:(KEEN-wa):
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
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
Lamiaceae::Silver Edge Lavender, Walberton's Silver Edge, Walvera:A lavender cultivar with a variegated leaf.:(lav-AN-dew-lah):
:mixed garden scenes perennials full sun::::4.7.5
Dryopteridaceae::Bulblet Bladder Fern, Berry Fern, Bulblet Fragile Fern:An easy to grow Fern in the right conditions. Spread by sort rhizomes and germinating spores from the bublets.::
Aceraceae::Viridis dissectum Japanese Maple:A green lace-leaf Japanese maple.:(AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
Papaveraceae::Cheerio Poppy:A blushed pink poppy with reddish center markings.:(pa-PA-ver):
Araceae::Taro:The species Taro. Grown as container plant in cooler regions.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
Cyperaceae::Palm Sedge :Called a Palm Sedge since its leaves somewhat resemble a Palm.:(KAIR-ex)(mus-king-goo-MEN-sis) :
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):
Asteraceae::Zinnia Photo Album:A photo album of different named Zinnia cultivars.::
Polemoniaceae::Sun Kissed Prairie Phlox:A cultivar of the native Prairie Phlox with pink flowers and pointed yellow edged foliage.::
Cactaceae::Birds Nest Cactus:An easy to grow mounding cactus with white flowers tucked under the intertwining spines,::
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):
Cupressaceae::Spartan Juniper:A fast growing tall pyramidal Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Amaranthaceae:amaranthaceae celosia argentea spicata:Wheat Celosia:This section contains pictures of different wheat varieties of Celosia. ::4.8.5
Berberidaceae:berberidaceae berberis thunbergi atropupurea rosey glow:Rosy Glow Barberry:A medium size thorny shrub with red to purple colored foliage. The new growth has a very interests pink mottling.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-BER-jee-a):4.11.05
Asteraceae::Oriental Limelight Artemisia:A beautifully variegated Artemisia. Will grow best in less fertile, well drained soils. Will rapidly spread and flop in fertile, moist soils.:(ar-te-MIZ-ia) or (ar-te-ME-zhe-a):12.10
Cyperaceae::Rosey Sedge, Golden Star Sedge, Curly-styled Wood Sedge:A native sedge with ornamental seed pods.:(KAIR-ex):
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
Asteraceae::Red Satin Coreopsis:A thread-leaf type Coreopsis with dark red flowers. Part of the Permathread series of Coreopsis.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Oleaceae::Aucubaefolia Lilac:A Lilac with green leaves and golden variegation. Many times the variegation is speckled, like sprayed on with a paint can running out of propellant.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
Rosaceae::White Caned Blackberry, Ghost Blackberry, Ghost Bramble:A blackberry plant with whitish canes in the winter.:(ROO-bus)(kok-burn-ee-AH-nus):
Dryopteridaceae::Japanese Fern:This is the wild Japanese fern. Lesser know than the cultivars of Japanese Painted Fern.:(uh-THEE-ree-um):
Asteraceae::Eye Ball Plant, Peek A Boo, Toothache plant:The unique golden yellow flowers with the burgundy-red eye is a real eye catcher. A tender perennial grown as an annual in cooler climates.::
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.::
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
Juncaceae::Javelin Rush, Juncus Javelin:A nice accent plant with stiff upright green leaves.:(JUN-kus):
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
Oleaceae::Alphonse Lavallee Lilac:An old cultivar of the common Lilac originating in around 1885.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
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
Betulaceae::Heartleaf Hornbeam, Bigleaf Hornbeam:A smaller tree that can be used in woodland gardens.:(kar-PI-nus):
Rosaceae::Double Pink Knockout Rose:A pink version of the extremely popular Knockout Rose::
Polemoniaceae::Blue Hills Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with moss-like foliage and blue/blue pink flowers in May.::
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):
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
Liliaceae::Hosta Aureomarginata:A large Hosta with bright golden margins.::
Cupressaceae::Haverbeck Common Juniper::(juu-NIP-er-us)(kom-MEW-nis):
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
Scrophulariaceae ::Excelsior hybrids:Large biennial Foxglove with purple and white flowers surrounding the flower stalk.:(dij-i-TAL-is)(pur-PU-ree-ah):
Cupressaceae::Columnaris Aurea Chinese Arborvitae:A columnar yellow foliage shrub.::
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 ::
Liliaceae::Daylily Autumn Minaret:A very tall late blooming heirloom Daylily.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis:
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
Lythraceae::Dynamite Cuphea, Dynamite Cigar Plant:A Cuphea with large tubular flowers.:(KEW-ffe-ah):
Saxifragaceae::Berry Smoothie Heuchera:An unique color in the spring rose to pink, changing to purplish rose.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Labiatae:labiatae monarda fistulosa:Wild Bergamot, Horsemint, Bee Balm:A common, medium to tall growing native prairie plant. A member of the mint family.::8.03.02 04.21.05
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
Liliaceae ::Magenta Dracaena:A cultivar of Red Edge Dracaena with dark magenta edges to the leaves.::
Malvaceae:malvaceae hibiscus syriacus:Rose of Sharon, Shrub Althea, Mallow:A medium to large shrub for full sun areas of the yard. Flowers late in the summer when few other shrubs are blooming. There are dozens of cultivars available::3.16.02, 3.26.05
Apocynaceae::Expoflora Vinca:An improved cultivar of the Variegated Vinca vine.:VING-kuh):
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
Papaveraceae::Princess Victoria Louise Poppy, Coral Reef Poppy:An heirloom Oriental Poppy with pale pink blossoms.:(pa-PA-ver):
Magnoliaceae:magnoliaceae magnolia:Magnolia:This section has some general pictures and generalized information on Magnolias growing in zone #5.:(mag-NO-lee-uh):05.10.02 4.27.05
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
Asteraceae::Veitchs Blue Globe Thistle:A shorter Globe Thistle with steel blue flowers.:(EK-in-ops):
Rosaceae::Daphne Spirea:One of the smaller Spireas.:(sp-i-REE-a)(ja-PON-i-ka) (AL-pi-nah) :
Poaceae::Heavy Metal Switch Grass:A metallic blue, columnar Switch Grass:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
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
Caprifoliaceae::Magic Berry Snowberry:A hybrid Snowberry with clusters of rose-lilac fruit. :(sim-fo-ri-KAR-pos)(dor-en-BO-see-i):
Rosaceae ::Rosa forrestiana:A species rose that performs well in gardens.::
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
Hippocastanaceae ::Autumn Splendor :A small hardy tree with excellent fall foliage.:(es-KU-lus):
Campanulaceae::Cherry Bells Spotted Campanula:A Campanula with tubular, pendulous red flowers.:(kam-PAN-yew-lah)(punk-TAh-tah):
Rosaceae::Monarchs Velvet Potentilla, Monarchs Velvet Cinquefoil, Scarlet cinquefoil:A mounded plant with scarlet red flowers.:(poh-ten-TILL-uh)(THUR-ber-eye):
Acanthaceae::Zebra Plant:The common names comes from the white venation.::
Dipsacaceae::Issac House Scabiosa:An heirloom Scabiosa.:(skab-ee-OH-suh):
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):
Asteraceae::Jethro Tull Coreopsis:A very florific Coreopis. The golden yellow to orange flowers have fluted petals.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Gold Star:A hardy yellow flowering Magnolia.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
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):
:::Things to gaze into.::4.5.5
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
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
Saxifragaceae::Stop Light Tiarella:A Tiarella with yellow leaves overlaid with red patches at the veins.::
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):
Cupressaceae ::Hetzi Columnaris Juniper:An upright growing Juniper with green foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):11.09.05
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
Verbenaceae::Lanata Flame:A tropical shrub grown as an annual in colder regions. Can be wintered indoors:(lan-TAN-ah):
Lamiaceae::Early Bird Catmint, Early Bird Nepeta:A compact and one of the earliest blooming Catmints. This has become one of my favorite perennials.:(NEP-eh-tuh)(fah-SEN-ee-eye):
Rosaceae::Siberian Meadowswwet, Dwarf Siberian Meadowsweet:A dwarf version of the Siberian Meadowsweek with pink flowers.:(fil-i-PEN-du-la)(pahl-MAY-tah):
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
Cupressaceae::Gold Cone Juniper:A dwarf pyramidal gold colored Juniper.::
Papilionaceae::Baptisia Lunar Eclipse:Flowers start as light lemon over cream color, then age first to cream, then to light and ultimately medium violet, producing a unique two-to three-toned color effect::
Lamiaceae ::Chocolate Truffles Ajuga:Depending on the light and growing conditions, this Ajuga can get very dark.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
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):
Crassulaceae::Bon Bon Sedum:The deep pink flowers contrast nicely with the chocolate foliage.::
Asteraceae::Cosmic Series:A free flowering Cosmos with double Yellow, Orange, Red and Gold flowers.:{KOZ-mos)(sul-fer-EE-us):
Rosaceae::American Red Raspberry, Red Raspberry, Wild Red Raspberry:An edible common, native Red Raspberry.::
Lamiaceae ::Lavender Melissa:A different cultivar in which the white flowers turn to pink.:(lav-AN-dew-lah) (an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):
Campanulaceae::Techno Heat Lobelia:A series of Lobelia that are more heat tolerant along with intense colors.This is the best Lobelia cultivar that I have used. Really a tender perennial grown as an annual.:lo-BEE-lee-ah:
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):
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
Acanthaceae::Wavy Yellow:A nice fast growing vine or cascading plant for container gardening.::
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
Asteraceae::Purple Fields Ageratum:An Ageratum with purple flowers:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
Ranunculaceae::Sharp-Lobed Hepatica, Mountain Hepatic:An early spring blooming plant found growing in deciduous forests.::
Saxifragaceae::Country Western Astilbe:A medium Astillbe with soft pink plumes.:(a-STIL-bee):
Rosaceae::Snowbird Potentilla:A compact white flowering Potentilla.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Rosaceae::Fredheim Potentilla:A light yellow flowering Potentilla.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
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
Aquifoliaceae ::Red Sprite Winterberry:::
Geraniaceae ::Geranium A T Johnson:A long blooming hardy Geranium with deep to light pink flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um):
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):
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):
Betulaceae::Beaked Hazelnut:A native shrub that produces an edible nut.:(kor-ih-lus)(kor-NU-tuh):
Liliaceae:liliaceae allium schoenoprasum:Chives:A multipurpose purpose plant grown for its foliage, flowers and culinary virtues.::4.22.05
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium hortorum multiple colored leaf varieties:Geranium Mrs Cox:A dwarf fancy leaf Geranium with multicolored leaves and salmon colored flowers: :
Plumbaginaceae::Redleaf Thrift:A Sea Thrift with red-tinged foliage.:(ar-MEER-i-ah):
Rosaceae::Brite Eyes Climbing Rose:A climbing Rose from Bill Radler the originator of the Knockout Roses.::
Poaceae::Ruby Ribbons Switch Grass:A shorter mounding Switch grass with blue-green leaves that take on a smokey purple color. Color intensifies with cooler weather.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Berberidaceae::Sparkle Barberry:A compact green Barberry with arching horizontal branches.:Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-i):
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
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
Saxifragaceae::Deutzia gracillis aurea:A deutzia with yellow foliage during the spring.:(DUUT-si-a)(GRAS-l-lis):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae juniperus sabina broadmore:Broadmoor Juniper:A low growing wide spreading shrub for the full sun. It retains its green foliage throughout the entire growing season.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(sa-BEE-na):5.15.05
Rosaceae::Ron Mcbeth Potentilla:An improved version of the older Miss Willmot Potentilla. Has carmine red flowers on sprawling stems.:(ne-pa-LEN-sis):
Lamiaceae::Plectranthus Heigh Ho Silver:A cascading silver leaf Plectranthus. Mixes well in large containers.:(plec-TRAN-thus):
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):
Fagaceae::Purple Fountain Beech:A weeping Beech cultivar with narrow upright growth and weeping branches.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
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
Lamiaceae:labiatae lamium amplexicaule:Henbit, Henbit Deadnettle, Common Henbit, Giraffe head:::6.02.02 04.21.05
Asteraceae::Blue Chalk Sticks:An interesting succulent plant with bright blue cylindrical stems.::
Cyperaceae::Carex Prairie Fire:Forms an attract tussock of green bronze foliage.:(KAIR-eks)(test-uh-SEE-uh) :
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
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):
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
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae viburnum trilobum (natural):Cranberry Bush Viburnum:This section contains pictures of plants growing in natural sites.::4.12.05
Ranunculaceae::Stormy Columbine:A has dark blue flowers. A very different looking Columbine flower. :(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a)(vul-GAH-ris):
Liliaceae::Hosta London Fog:Starts out a creamy white changing to a streaky variegation finally green.::
Cupressaceae::Sherwood Frost Arborvitae, White Tip Arborvitae:An Arborvitae with cream white tips of branches changing golden in winter.:(THOO-yuh) (ok-sih-den-TAY-liss):
Sauraceae::Houttuynia Chameleon:An aggressive ground cover that grows in moist to wet sites.:(hoo-TIE-nee-a):08.26.05
Caprifoliaceae::Sugar and Spice Korean Viburnum:An improved cultivar of the Korean Spice Viburnum.:(vy-BURN-um)(kar-LESS-ee-eye):
Papaveraceae::Spring Fever Iceland Poppy series:A series of Iceland Poppy that forms multiple groups of flowering.:(pa-PA-ver)(noo-dih-KA-lee):
Verbenaceae ::Verbena Superbena :A Verbena with a large colorful flowers. ::
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):
Fagaceae::Fern Leaf European Beech, Cutleaf European Beech, Fernleaf Beech:An European Beech cultivar with deeply cut leaves.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Ranunculaceae ::White Baneberry, Doll Eye's:A woodland plant producing clusters of white flowers followed by white berries on stout red stalks.::
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja occidentalis cristata crested:Thuja cristata Argenteovariegata::(thu-ya):5.17.05
Asparagaceae::Cordyline Kiwi, Kiwi Ti Plant:A tropical plant that is commonly used in combination with flowering annuals in outdoor pots and sometimes in gardens. Also can be grown as a colorful indoor plant.:(kor-dil-LYE-nee):
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):
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) :
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) :
Papilionaceae::Baptisia used in gardens:The False indigo is a hardy, native prairie plant. Can be used as a medium sized plant in the landscape. This page contains images of the False Indigo plant used in gardens.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Saxifragaceae::Heuchera Raspberry Regal, Raspberry Regal Coral Bells:A Coral Bell hybrid with tall flowers on stiff stems. Grows best in the moist partial sun areas of the garden.:(HEW-ker-a):03.04.06, 02.09
Asteraceae::Mr. Majestic Marigold:A compact marigold with maroon stripes on the flowers.:(ta-GEE-tees):
Campanulaceae::Sky Lobelia:A Lobelia with bright, clear blue flowers. Lobelia is really a tender perennial grown as an annual.:(lo-BEE-li-ah):
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):
Malvaceae::Summer Storm Hardy Hibiscus:This hardy Hibiscus produces dinner plate size blush pink with deep red eye flowers.:(hi-BIS-kus):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta tiny tears:Hosta Tiny Tears:A small mounding green foliage plant.::4.26.05
Asclepiadaceae:asclepiadaceae asclepias verticillata:Whorled Milkweed:An interesting member of the Milkweed genus. Has thin linear leaves and small greenish-white flowers.::
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
Betulaceae::Common Alder, Black Alder, Tag Alder, European Alder:A tree that tolerates wet areas but will tolerate average soils to wet soil levels.:(AL-nus)(glue-ti-NO-sa):
Asteraceae: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
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):
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Trehane:A creeping Veronica with yellow foliage and contrasting blue flowers.:(veh-RON-ih-ka) (prost-RAY-tuh):
Ginkgoaceae::Mayfield Gingko:A narrow upright Ginkgo.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium macrorrhizum brevans:Bevan's Variety:A variety of Geranium macrorrhizum with deep red sepals and deep magenta petals. ::01.03.04 4.18.05
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
Poaceae::Bad Land Switch Grass:A clumping Switch Grass that develops purple tips on it's blue-green foliage.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
::Border 1:::
Brassicaceae::Frosty Night Alyssum:An Alyssum with white flowers and variegated foliage.:(lob-yoo-LAR-ee-uh):
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):
Brassicaceae::Arabis Pinkie:Compact plant with intense pink flowers.::
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):
Aizoaceae::Yellow Ice Plant:A great ground cover for the hot dry areas of the yard.:(del-oh-SPUR-muh)(noo-bee-GEE-num):
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
Rosaceae::Purple Flowering Raspberry, Thimble berry:A shrubby wild flower with large rose-purple flowers and edible fruit.::
Cupressaceae::Bar Harbor Juniper:A low growing wide spreading ground cover Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis):
Pinaceae::Silberlocke Korean Fir:A cultivar of the Korean Fir.:(a-bez)(kor-e-A-na):
Saxifragaceae::Autumn Bride Coral Bells, Autumn Bride Heuchera, Hairy Alumroot:A cultivar of Heuchera villosa an USA native. Can tolerate dry shade.::
Hydrangeaceae::Little Lime Light Hydrangea:A smaller version of the old stand by "Lime Light Hydrangea". Reaching only around 4-5 feet.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja occidentalis smaragd:Emerald Green Arborvitae, Smaragd Arborvitae:A pyramidal Arborvitae with emerald green foliage.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Asteraceae::Centaurea Gold Bullion :A gold foliage variety of the old standard Mountain Bluet.:(sen-tah-REE-ah)(mon-TA-na):
Polygonaceae::Sheep's Sorrel, Red Sorrel, Sour Weed, Field Sorrel:A common weed, easily identified by its spikes of reddish maroon flowers.::
Cyperaceae::Red Rooster Carex:An upright arching Carex with rusty copper bronze red foliage.:(KAIR-ex)(boo-kah-NAN-ee-eye):
Poaceae::Wallis Fescue::(fes-TOO-kah):
Araceae::Philodendron:This section contains pictures of Philodendron's that I am not sure of their genealogy?::4.9.5
Cactaceae::Monstrose Totem Pole Cactus:Has large, smooth knobs or remnants of ribs with spineless areoles, waxy moss-green. Much different from the non-monstrose plant. Looks somewhat deformed.::4.12.5
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):
Apiaceae::Sapphire Blue Sea Holly:One of best Sea Holly with large steely-blue flowers.:(e-RIN-ji-um):
Amaranthaceae:amaranthaceae iresine lindenii:Bloodleaf:A tender perennial used as an annual in zone #5. Grown for it'colored purple red leaves.:(er-ee-SEE-nay)(lin-DEN-ee-i):11-07-01 4.8.5
Araceae::Washington Palm, Fan Palm:A very tall growing palm used as large landscape palms in the warmer hardiness zones.::
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Mardi Gras:Vivided gold and red marked fun flowers.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Plantaginaceae::Utah Penstemon:A Utah native Penstemon with hot red-pink flowers.:(pen-STE-mon):6.22.05
Pinaceae::Teeny Mugo Pine:A dwarf slow growing Mugo Pine.::
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
Pinaceae::Puli European larch:A ground cover European Larch that can be trained to a weeping form.:(LAR-iks) :
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):
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
Rosaceae::Tom Thumb Cotoneaster, Little Gem Cotoneaster:A slow growing shrub with glossy green foliage.:(ko-toe-nee-AS-ter) :
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
Rosaceae::Candymint Ornamental Crab Apple:A small wide spreading Ornamental Crabapple tree.::
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):
Celastraceae ::Darts Blanket Euonymus:A ground cover Euonymus, reported to be an improvement over Euonymus coloratus.::
Fabaceae:leguminosae mimosa pudica:Sensitive Plant, Shame Plant:An oddity in the plant world having leaves which fold up when touched. Not the easiest plant to keep alive.::5.18.05
Poaceae::Gilded Tower Maiden Grass:A large growing grass with gold variegation.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Buxaceae::Green Gem Boxwood:A smaller Boxwood that resists winter burn.::
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
Brassicaceae::Common Dog Mustard, Dog Mustard:An escaped plant commonly found in disturbed areas.::
Pinaceae::Hildburghausen Norway Spruce, Dwarf Hildburghausen Spruce:A dwarf globose form of Spruce.:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):
Poaceae::Tiger Club Corn:A corn plant with variegated leaves. Grown for its ornamental foliage.:(ZEE-uh)(maze):
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
Hippocastanaceae:hippocastanaceae aesculus hippocastanum:Horse Chestnut, White Horse Chestnut, Candle Tree:A large growing tree that produces clusters of white flowers in late May early June. Also produces tons of large hard seeds.:(es-KU-lus)(hip-oh-kas-TA-num):6.16.02 4.18.05
Fabaceae::Hyacinth Bean, Egyptian Bean, Stink Bean:A plant used as a food source in many parts of the world but also grown as an ornamental. The bright purple bean pods are the best ornamental feature. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(DO-li-kos):12.30.05
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
Onagraceae::Billy Green Fuchcia:An upright Fuchsia with pendant tubular salmon flowers.:(FEW-she-uh):
Ranunculaceae::Betty Corning Clematis:Clematis with bell shaped nodding flowers that are hardy an:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Rosaceae::Morden Ruby Rose:A medium size rose with ruby red flowers. Part of the Canadian Explorer series.::
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Henryi:An antique, deciduous vine Clematis with large single white flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
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
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus nigra:Austrian Pine:One of the better pines for the landscape.:(PY-nus)(NY-grah):5.6.05
Cactaceae:cactaceae cephalocereus senilis:Old Man Cactus:A beautiful columnar plant with long silver white matted hairs.::4.12.5
Asteraceae::Azure series:A series of Fleabane with semi-double flowers:(e-RIJ-er-on):
Lamiaceae::Longin Russian Sage:Perovoskia are loose airy sub shrubs with gray foliage and lavender blue flowers. Longin is a narrow more upright Russian Sage cultivar.:(per-OFF-skee-uh):
Magnoliaceae::Alexandrina Magnolia:A medium size tree with darker flowers than the standard Saucer Magnolia.:(mag-NO-lee-uh)(soo-lan-jee-AY-nuh):
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):
Cyperaceae::Bristly Sedge, Bottle Brush Sedge:A native sedge that needs moist, wet, swampy growing conditions.:(KAIR-ex):
Buxaceae:buxaceae pachysandra procumbens:Alleghany Pachysandra, Alleghany Spurge:A not often used relative of the more common Pachysandra terminalis. A good deciduous to semi-evergreen ground cover for the shaded areas of the landscape::4.12.05
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
Betulaceae::Red Majestic European Filbert:A red leaf form of Harry Lauders Walking Stick.:(KOR-ih-lus)(av-el-AY-nuh):
Ericaceae::Helsinki University Rhododendron:::
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
Asteraceae::Little Lemon Solidago, Little Lemon Goldenrod:A short compact Solidago with lemon yellow flowers.:(so-li-DAH-go):
::Spring time gardens:Gardens with blooming plants in the spring.::
Lamiaceae::Lemon Monarda, Lemon Mint, Lemon Beebalm, Lemon Horsemint, Plains Horsemint, Lemon Bergamot:A fragrant Monarda grown as an annual.::
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus miniatures:Miniature Daffodils:These are the small cultivars and varieties used in the ornamental gardens. ::03.08.03
Liliaceae ::Hosta Willy Nilly:A medium to large Hosta with pointed leaves and white flowers.::
Iridaceae ::Iris bucharica, Juno Iris, Horned Iris:A spectacular species Iris for the full sun well drained.::
Tropaelolaceae::Nasturtium Peach Melba Superior:A florific Nasturtium with cream to yellow flowers.:(troo-PEE-oo-lum)(MA-jus) (nah-STER-shum):
Lamiaceae::Apricot Spirit Agastache, Apricot Spirit Hyssop:A free flowering compact Agastache.:(ag-ah-STACH-ee)(rew-PES-tris):
Asteraceae::Stiff Sunflower, Showy Sunflower, Few Leafed Sunflower:A native Sunflower.:(HE-li-an-thus):
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
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::Hemp Agrimony:A tall moisture loving plant.::
Euphorbiaceae::Euphorbia Hip Hop:Creates a mass of white flowers reminiscent of Baby's Breath. Heat, full sun and drought tolerant. Culture the same as Euphorbia Diamond Frost but this plant is a bit more aggressive. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(yew-FOR-bee-ah):
Papaveraceae::Greater Celandine, Tetterwort:An introduced wild flower with yellow flowers has become ecologically invasive.:(kel-ee-DON-ee-um MAY-jus):
Caprifoliaceae ::Goldflame Honeysuckle Vine:A fast growing vine with interesting tubular pink to yellow flowers.:(lon-ISS-er-a)(hek-ROT-ee-eye):
Primulaceae::Primula Red Colors, Primula Rote Farben:Early blooming perennials with red flowers for the shaded areas of the garden.:(PRIM-eu-la):
Poaceae::Pony's Tail Grass, Mexican Feather Grass, Esparto Grass:A graceful plume shaped plant producing masses of Pony Tail like plumes.:(STYE-pah):
Liliaceae ::Satisfaction Oriental Lily:An Oriental trumpet type plant.::
Geraniaceae::Blue Sunrise Geranium:Lavender blue flowers against chartreuse foliage::
Fabaceae::Morello Cherry Lupine:A tall Lupine with deep cherry flowers. :(luu-PIE-nus)(re-GAY-liss) :
Apocynaceae::Atropurpurea Vinca:A good ground cover plant for the shaded areas having green foliage and purple flowers.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):
Geraniaceae::Max Frei Geranium:A compact cultivar of the Geranium sanguineum.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um):
Calycanthaceae ::Sweet Bush, Carolina Allspice:::
Begoniaceae::Dragon Wing Begonia:An easy to grow prolific blooming plant. Has been described as a Begonia on steroids.:(be-GON-yuh):
Asteraceae::Japanese Aster, Aster savatieri:A not very common Aster-like plant.::
::Garden with annuals:Images of annual gardens.::
Pinaceae::Inversa Norway Spruce:A Spruce that can be trained on a pole to create a graceful weeping plant or left to form a large prostrate carpet.:(PIE-see-uh)(AY-beez):
Plantanaceae::Suttneri London Plane Tree:A London Plant Tree with variegated leaves.:(PLAT-uh-nus)(a-ser-ih-FOLE-ee-uh):
Poaceae::Quack Grass, Smooth Quack Grass:An annual grass that can become a major problem in lawns.::
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
Scrophulariaceae::Veronicastrum Fascination:A cultivar of Culvers Root (Veronicastrum) with pink flowers.:(ver-on-i-KAS-trum)(vir-JIN-ih-kum):
Asteraceae ::Ageratum Leilani Blue:A taller Ageratum with fluffy blue blooms.:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
Cactaceae:cactaceae mammilaria melanocentra::A solitary Cactus with bright pink flowers.::4.12.5
Rosaceae ::Lavender Dream Rose:A busy arching, medium size shrub rose with semi-double lavender-pink flowers.::03.30.06
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Autumn Fire:Another improvement of the tried and true Sedum Autumn Joy.::
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
Apiaceae::Compact Patio Dill:A common herb with a long history medicinal and culinary uses. Seeds, flower tops and leaves all have culinary uses. This is listed as a compact variety good in containers.:(a-NEE-thun):
Lamiaceae::Prostrate Coleus Swedish Ivy:A low growing or trailing easy to grow plant. Used outdoors and indoors as a house plant.:(plek-TRAN-thus)(oar ten DALL ee ii):
Begoniaceae ::Rieger Begonias, Winter Flowering Begonias:A Begonia used as an annual or grown indoors as a flowering plant.:(be-GON-yuh) :
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):
Rosaceae::Dakota Sunspot Potentilla:A compact Potentilla with 1 inch deep golden yellow flowers.:(poh-ten-TILL-uh):
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):
Asteraceae::Boltonia Jim Crockett:A compact version of the much larger Boltonia asteroides Snowbank.::
Caprifoliaceae::Lantanaphyllum Viburnum:A very large Viburnum with white flowers.::
Fagaceae::Girard English Oak:A tight upright yellow foliage form of the English Oak.::
Euphorbiaceae::Carmencita Pink. Caster Bean:A large plant grown for its foliage, structure and flowers. Most parts of this plant are poisonous.:(RISS-i-nus) :
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae hippeastrum:Amaryllis:A long lived, easy to flower indoor plant.::
Cornaceae::Wolf Eyes:One of the best of the variegated Cornus kousa.:(KOR-nus)(KOO-sa):
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.::
Pinaceae::Columnar Norway Spruce:One of the few dwarf narrow columnar Spruce.::
Anacardiaceae::Royal Purple Smoke Bush:A purple leaf cultivar of the Smokebush. :(ko-TI-nus)(ko-GIG-ri-a):4.8.5
Araliaceae::Variegated Five-leaf Aralia, Eleutherococcus sieboldianus `Variegatus`:A variegated shrub for the shaded areas of the garden.::
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.::
Aristolochiaceae::Manchurian Pipe Vine:An interesting woody vine with insect capturing flowers shaped like a Dutchman's Pipe.::
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):
Hydrangeaceae::False Hydrangea-Vine Rose Sensation:A Hydrangea vine with pink sepals. Attaches (cements) itself with holdfasts.:(skiz-o-FRAG-ma):
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):
Cupressaceae::Vintage Gold:A dwarf slow growing Chamaecyparis with yellow foliage.:(kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):
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):
Papilionaceae::Babtisia Starlite Prairieblues:A new cultivar of the Babtisia with large light blue flowers.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
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
Hypericaceae::Kalm St Johnswort:A native shrub with bright yellow flowers. Tolerates moist to wet soil.:(hy-PER-ee-kum):
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):