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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):
Ranunculaceae::Royal Aspiration Delphium:::
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae juniperus sabina calgary carpet:Calgary Carpet Juniper:A low growing, wide spreading shrub for the full sun areas of the yard.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(sa-BEE-na):5.15.05
Asteraceae::Tri Colored Daisy, Painted Daisy:A 2-3 foot annual loaded with 2.5 inch daisy-like flowers. A heirloom plant introduced from Morocco over 200 years ago.:(kris-AN-tha-mum)(kar-i-NAY-tum):
Acanthaceae:acanthaceae 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
Magnoliaceae:magnoliaceae magnolia:Magnolia:This section has some general pictures of Magnolias.::05.10.02 4.27.05
:::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.::
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
Poaceae::Miscanthus Graziella:A large hardy grass with the inflorescence (flowers) opening high above the foliage.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Cannaceae::Canna Tropicana series:Different plants in the Canna Tropicanna series.::
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Carl, Carl Sedum:Another improved version of the ubiquitous Sedum Autumn Joy.::
Lamiaceae ::Coleus Sedona:A Coleus with an unusual colored foliage.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez):
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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):
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
Brassicaceae::Pixie Cream Rock Cress:A Rock Cress with creamy yellow flowers.::
Amaranthaceae ::Celosia Fresh Look:An improved series of Celosia with better humidity tolerance and packed with flowers.:(sel-OH-see-ah):
Crassulaceae::Variegated Cub's Paw:The variegated cousin of Cubs Paw.:(kot-EE-lee-don):5.15.05
Hamamelidaceae::Vernal Witch Hazel:An early blooming large shrub. ::12.07.05
Liliaceae::Spanish Blue Bells:A late blooming bulb with spikes of pendulous blue flowers.::
Cupressaceae ::Shore Juniper:A low growing spreading Juniper tolerant of sandy soils.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(kon-FER-ta):
Dipsacaceae::Tatariab Cephalaria, Giant Cephalaria:A large perennial plant. Best to stick to the growing guides or the plant will flop.:(sef-al-AY-ri-ah)(gi-GAN-tee-ah):
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.::
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
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae leonurus cardiaca:Motherwort, Lion's Tail:Once cultivated for home remedies now has become a causal weed.::4.21.05
Asteraceae ::Argyranthemum Madeira:A free flowering series of Agyranthemum in a wide range of colors.:(ar-ji-RAN-the-mum)(froo-TESS-enz).:
Solanaceae ::Lime Green Nicotiana:Produces lime green colored flowers.::
Labiatae ::Monarda Balance:A deep pink Monarda with mildew resistance.:(mo-NAR-da) :
Amaranthaceae::Purple Knight:A vigorus upright, spreading purple leaf foliage plant.:(al-ter-NAN-the-ra)(den-TA-ta):4.8.5
Aceraceae::Columnar Norway Maple:A Columnar Norway Maple.:(Aye-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
Poaceae::June Grass, Prairie June Grass:A tough, low growing cool season grass.:(koh-LAIR-ee-ah)(mah-KRAN-than):
Poaceae::Greater Quacking Grass:A favorite annual grass with graceful nodding flower heads which are segmented and shaped like small lanterns.:(BREY-zah):
Asteraceae::Aster Hulk, China Aster:The flowers of this plant are totally different from other Asters.::05.14.06
Crassulaceae::Kalanchoe Wart Face:Forms a rosette of warty textures leaves.::
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):
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
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Summer Skies:A double hardy Geranium with pale blue flowers and yellow :(jer-AY-nee-um)(pray-TEN-see):
Rosaceae ::Home Run Rose:A offspring of the very popular "Knockout Rose".::
Taxodiaceae::Yew:A genus of conifers that are widely used in the landscape.::
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
Hydrangeaceae ::Smooth Hydrangea:A native Hydrangea with white flower heads.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
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):
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
Solanaceae::Ornamental Pepper Explosive Ember :A shrubby plant with dark purple foliage and loaded with "fire hot" colorful fruit.::11.29.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta fortunei obscura:Hosta obscura:A very old cultivar with dark green leaves.::4.26.05
Cyperaceae::Palm Sedge :Called a Palm Sedge since its leaves somewhat resemble a Palm.:(KAIR-ex)(mus-king-goo-MEN-sis) :
Liliaceae:liliaceae puschkinia scilloides:Striped Squill:A 4-6" tall spring blooming bulb with white, aqua-striped blossoms. ::4.28.02 4.26.05
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
Hydrangeaceae::Limelight Hydrangea:An unusual Hydrangea with panicles of lime green flowers changing to white:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Pinaceae::Weeping Canadian Hemlock:A weeping cultivar of Canadian Hemlock.::
Caprifoliaceae ::Blue Muffin Arrowood Viburnum:A compact selection of Arrowwood Viburnum with blue fruit.:(vy-BER-num)(den-TAH-tum):
Rosaceae::Ranch Columnar Sargent Cherry:An upright columnar flowering Cherry.:(PRU-nus)(sar-jen-TEE-i):
Crassulaceae::Chocolate Soldier Panda Plant:A smaller Panda plant cultivar with darker brown, Chocolate to amber coloration.::
Asteraceae::Phantom Eupatorium, Phantom Joe Pye Weed:A compact Eupatorium with wine red to burgundy flowers.:(yew-pah-TOH-ri-um):
Aceraceae::Autumn Fantasy Maple:A Silver Maple and Red Maple hybrid, with crimson fall foliage.::
Calycanthaceae::Sweetbush, Caroline Allspice:A large shrub with unusual flowers.::
Geraniaceae::Burgundy Pelargonium, Kalwerbossie Geranium:A dramatic combination of the silvery foliage and dark wine red colored flowers.:(pel-r-GO-ni-um):
Pinaceae:pinaceae abies balsamea nana:Dwarf Balasm Fir:A slow growing flat topped Dwarf Conifer:(A-bez)(bal-SA-me-a):5.1.05
Labiatae::Summer Wine Monarda:A Monarda with wine red flowers. Shared top honors at the Chicago Botanic Garden perennial evaluation.:(mo-NAR-da):
Taxodiaceae:taxodiaceae taxus gold tip yew:Gold Tip Yew:A Yew with bright gold tips in the spring.::07.28.03 6.25.05
Scrophulariaceae::Straw Foxglove, Yellow Foxglove:A true perennial Foxglove with pale yellow flowers.:(dij-i-TAL-lis)(loo-TEA-ah):
Verbenaceae ::Brazilian Verbain, Verbena Buenos Aires:Tall plants with bright lilac-violet flowers.::
Onagraceae::Lemon Drop Evening Primrose:A mounding Evening Primrose with 1-2 inch lemon yellow flowers.:(ee-no-THE-ra):
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):
Campanulaceae:campanulaceae platycodon grandiflorus:Ballon Flower:The swelling of the flower buds before they open give this plant a special appeal. Grows best in full sun.:(plat-ee-KO-don) (gran-dih-FLOR-us):4.12.05
Asclepiadaceae ::Ballon Flower, Oscar, Swan Plant:A large growing plant with small white flowers and inflated ball-like seed pods.:(as-KLEE-pi-as):
Aceraceae::Bonfire Maple:A fast growing Sugar Maple selection with good heat resistance and fall foliage color.::11.22.05
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
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):
: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
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.::
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
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):
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae astillbe thunbergii:Astilbe Morheims Glory:Pale lavender flowers on 4 foot tall stems.::6.1.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae tulipa darwin hybrids:Darwin Hybrid Tulips:The Darwin Hybrid Tulips produce perfectly shaped flowers on strong stems, blooming midseason. The foliage is thick and vigorous.::03.21.03 4.12.05
Betulaceae::Dakota Pinnacle Birch, Fargo Birch:A medium size pyramidal tree that is proving to be very hardy.::
Taxodiaceae::Emerald Spreader Yew:A low growing Yew with dark green foliage.:(TAXS-us)(kus-pi-DAY-ta):
Euphorbiaceae:euphorbiaceae euphorbia ammak:Euphorbia ammak, Candelabra Spurge.:A very large growing branching Euphorbia that grown into a tree-like plant in warm regions of it's hardiness zone.:(yew-FOR-bee-ah):5.17.05
Rosaceae::Double Knock Out Rose:A double version of the extremely popular Knockout Rose.::
Poaceae ::Variegated Maiden Grass:A large Miscanthus with white striped leaves.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis) :
Saxifragaceae::Paris Coralbells, Heuchera Paris:A heavy flowering Coral Bells with silvery green foliage.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Asteraceae::Isla Gold Tansy, Gold Leaf Tansy:A bright yellow to bright gold foliage Tansy.:(tan-a-SEE-tum):
Liliaceae:liliaceae allium schoenoprasum:Chives:A multipurpose purpose plant grown for its foliage, flowers and culinary virtues.::4.22.05
Asteraceae::Aster Twlight:A cultivar of the native big leaf Aster with blue flowers.::
Geraniaceae::Geranium Jolly Bee:A large growing hardy Geranium with large blue flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um:
Liliaceae::Daylily Chicago Apache:A strong growing red daylily with good substance.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):4.22.05
Iridaceae:iridaceae iris versicolor:Blue Flag Iris:A short Iris commonly found growing in wet areas.:(EYE-ris:08.13.02 4.19.05
Juncaceae::Twisted Arrow Rush:A combination of J. Blue Arrows for height and J. spiralis for curly effect.::
Asclepiadaceae:asclepiadaceae asclepias verticillata:Whorled Milkweed:An interesting member of the Milkweed genus. Has thin linear leaves and small greenish-white flowers.::
Malvaceae::Nigra Hollyhock:A classic Hollyhock with dark maroon almost black single flowers.:(al-SEE-a)(Ro-see-a):
Lamiaceae::Pink Chablis Lamium:A pink flowering Lamium with White Nancy like foliage.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):
Iridaceae::Siberian Iris Gulls Wings:One of the finest white flowering Siberian Iris available. A great landscape perennial.::11.28.05
Asteraceae::Oriental Limelight Artemisia:A beautifully variegated Artemisia. Will grow best in less fertile, well drained soils. Will rapidly spread and flopp in fertile, moist soils.:(ar-te-MIZ-ia) or (ar-te-ME-zhe-a):12.10
Cactaceae:cactaceae mammilaria bocasana var. multiceps:Powerpuff Cactus:::4.12.5
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):
Fagaceae::Allegheny chinkapin:A small tree or large shrub produces an edible Chestnut.::
Asteraceae::Mystic Series Dahlia:A series of Dahlia with dark foliage.::
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):
Malvaceae ::Hibiscus Rio Grande:A hardy Hibiscus with large single red flowers.::
Saxifragaceae::Citronelle Heuchera, Citrinella Coral Bells:A yellow compact mounding Heuchera.:(HEW-ker-ah)(vil-OH-suh):
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
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).:
Polemoniaceae::Bright Eyes Garden Phlox:A medium Garden Phlox with light pink flowers with red eyes.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Campanulaceae ::Birch Hybrid Campanula:A vigorous grower forming spreading mats. Good for walls and crevices. :(kam-PAN-yew-la):
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
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Zagreb:A compact upright Coreopsis with yellow flowers.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
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::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.::
Aceraceae::Girard's Hybrid Paperbark Maple:A hybrid of the Paper Bark Maple.:(AYE-cer)(GRIS-ee-um):11.22.05
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):
Grossulariaceae:grossulariaceae ribes x gordonianum:Ribes Gordonianum, Gordons Current:A fruitless Current grown for the pendulous ornamental flowers.::4.18.05
Primulaceae ::Cortusa-leaved Primula:::
Pinaceae::Serbian Spruce, Servian Spruce:Probably one of the lesser used Spruce. Has a tight pyramidal growth habit.:(PIE-see-a)(oh-mor-E-ka):
Lamiaceae ::Lemon Thyme:A Thyme with lemon scented foliage:(TY-muss)(sit-ree-oh-DOR-us):
Fabaceae::Indigo bush Amorpha, Indigo bush, Bastard indigo:A deciduous shrub with purple flowers.:(a-MOR-fa)(froo-tih-KOH-suh):
Liliaceae::Cluade Shribe Martagon Lily:A Martagon Lily with reddish flower. May take a year or two to get established.::
Scrophulariaceae::Veronicastrum Facination:A cultivar of Culvers Root (Veronicastrum) with pink flowers.:(ver-on-i-KAS-trum)(vir-JIN-ih-kum):
Bromeliaceae:bromeliaceae guzmania named cultivars:Guzmania Marjan:A yellow bract Guzmania.::04.02.02 4.12.5
Poaceae::Prairie Cord grass, Freshwater Cord grass, Marshgrass, Rip gut:A thicket forming, rhizome spreading grass native to wet areas.::
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
Taxodiaceae ::Beanpole Yew, Bean Pole Yew, Columnar Yew:A narrow columnar form of the Yew.::
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
Liliaceae ::Hosta Platinum Tiara:A medium sized dense Hosta with gold center leaves and a thin white margin.::
Juncaceae::Curly Whurly Rush:People are attracted to this plant and want to touch the Corkscrew shaped leaves. Likes lots of moisture.:(JUN-kus)(eh-FYOO-sus)(speer-AL-is):
Asteraceae::Pink Double Delight Cone Flower:A shorter cone flower with double pink flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Geraniaceae::Geranium Midnight Reider:An unusual Geranium with dark purple foliage.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(pray-TEN-see):
Asteraceae ::Achillea Rose Queen::(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Saxifragaceae::Gloria Purpurea Astillbe:A light purple/ rose Astilbe.::
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae heuchera photo album:Coral Bells Cultivars:A photo album of some different cultivars.::6.1.05
Cornaceae:cornaceae cornus sericea:Red Twig Dogwood:A medium to tall, wide spreading shrub grown for its red stems and bird attracting white flowers.:(KOR-nus)(ser-EE-see-a):5.15.05
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
Asteraceae::False mayweed, Scentless chamomile, False Chamimile:A plant with good floral characteristics but has become a noxious weed in many areas.::
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
Ficoidaceae::Tiger Jaws:An easy to grow highly succulent plant with leaves resembling Tiger jaws.:(fow-KAR-ee-uh)(tig-REE-nuh):
Apocynaceae::Halfway to Arkansas Amsonia:A compact cultivar of the downy blue star.:(am-SO-nee-ah):
Lamiaceae ::Blue Wonder Catmint:A compact growing Catmint with blue flowers.:(NEP-eh-tuh)(fah-SEN-ee-eye):
Ginkgoaceae::Jade Butterfly Ginkgo, Jade Butterflies Ginkgo:A dwarf Ginkgo with leaves growing in clusters.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Rosaceae ::Peking Cotoneaster:A tough shrub commonly used for hedges.::
Apiaceae::Eryngium Jade Frost, Jade Frost Sea Holly, Jade Frost Dwarf Sea Holly:A striking perennial with the blue colored flower and flower parts plus the variegated foliage.:(e-RIN-ji-um):
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
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.::
Asteraceae::Helenium Butterpat:A late blooming perennial with buttery yellow flowers. A medium to large plant for the full sun.::
Ranunculaceae::Double Thrills Pasque Flower:A double form of the Pasque flower.::
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
:walls rock walls::This section contains pictures and descriptions of different ways rocks can be used to build walls.::4.5.5
Plumbaginaceae::Prickly Thift:A low growing plant good for rock gardens.:(ak-anth-oh-LY-mon):
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
Asteraceae::Dakota Gold Sneezeweed:A compact Sneezeweed with bright yellow to gold flowers.:(hel-EE-nee-um):
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):
Apocynaceae::astern bluestar, Blue dogbane, Willow amsonia, Woodland bluestar:A native wild flower with pale blue flowers and bright yellow fall color.:(am-SO-knee-uh) (tab-er-nay-MON-tah-nuh) :
Commelinaceae::Pale Puma Tradescantia:A clump forming trailing plant for outdoor containers or bright indoor windows.:(tray-dess-CAN-tee-ah):
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
Lamiaceae :labiatae ajuga reptans pink elf:Ajuga Pink Elf:A green foliage, pink flowering Ajuga cultivar.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):4.19.05
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus miniatures:Miniature Daffodils:These are the small cultivars and varieties used in the ornamental gardens. There are varieties found in many of the Daffodil divisions.::03.08.03
Verbenaceae:verbenaceae lantana:Lantana:A group of semi-evergreen shrubs that are commonly used in hanging baskets and outdoor pots.::4.21.05
Rosaceae::Cutleaf Stephanandra:A graceful shrub with arching branches.:(stef-a-NAN-dra)(in-SI-za):03.30.06
Rosaceae::Morton Black Chokeberry, Iroquois Beauty Black Chokeberry:A compact selection of Black Chokeberry.:(a-roh-NI-a)(mel-an-OH-car-pa):
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
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):
Cornaceae:cornaceae cornus mass golden glory:Golden Glory Cornelian Cherry Dogwood:A very early blooming large shrub or small tree.::5.15.05
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus daffodils:Daffodils:Daffodils are among the easiest and perennial of all the spring flowering bulbs.::5.8.5
Rosaceae::Abbotswood Potentilla:One of the better white flowering Potentilla.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Scrophulariaceae ::Camelot Foxglove:A variety of Foxglove that is more reliable the first year from seeds.:(dij-i-TAL-is)(pur-PU-ree-ah):
Malvaceae:malvaceae hibiscus syriacus:Rose of Sharon, Shrub Althea, Mallow:A medium to large shrub for full sun areas of the yard. This plants flowers late in the summer when few other shrubs are blooming. There are dozens of cultivars available::3.16.02, 3.26.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta fried bananas:Hosta Fried Bananas:A medium to large mounded Hosta with glossy yellow foliage.::4.24.05
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Goldilocks:Forms a tight hummock with yellow flowers.::
Asteraceae ::Blackeyed Susan:A common Blackeyed Susan wild flower found in most areas of the United States.:(rud-BEK-i-ah)(HER-tah):
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
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):
Betulaceae ::Purple Weeping Birch:An unnamed cultivar with dark purple leaves of Betula pendula.:(Bet-u-lah)(PEN-due-la):
Saxifragaceae::Berry Smoothie Heuchera:An unique color in the spring -rose-pink-changing to purplish rose.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Poaceae::Indian Warrior Big Blue Stem:A selection of a native tall grass prairie plant.:(an-droh-POH-gon)(jer-Ar-dee-eye):
Scrophulariaceae:scorphulariaceae hebe:Hebe:A tropical evergreen shrub that is a good patio plant and indoor foliage plant.::6.24.05
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):
Bignoniacea::Catalpa aulverulenta:A small to medium size, variegated cultivar of the Northern Catalpa.::
Poaceae ::Vanilla Grass, Sweet Grass, Holy Grass, Seneca Grass:The crushed leaves of this native grass have a strong fragrance. Native to wet areas.::
Ulmaceae::Camperdown Elm, Upside Down Elm, Umbrella Elm:A weeping Elm that is grown as a top graft.:(UL-mus)(GLA-bra):
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
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Neon:Name refers to the neon colored pink flowers. An improvement over Sedum Brilliant.::
Taxodiaceae::Pilaris Yew:A narrow slow growing Yew.::
Poaceae::Blue Bonnet Rice:A heirloom upland rice that doesn't need to be flooded. Can grow in your garden::
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) :
Saxifragaceae::Astilboides:The large leaves adds a tropical look to the not so tropical cooler climate gardens::
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::Tiger Lily:A form of the group of plants called Tiger Lily.::
Acanthaceae::Variegated Shrimp Plant, Snow Shrimp Plant:A form of the Shrimp Plant with variegated foliage. ::
Rosaceae::Ron Mcbeth Potentilla:An improved version of the older Miss Willmot Potentilla. Has carmine red flowers on sprawling stems.:(ne-pa-LEN-sis):
Euphorbiaceae ::Copperleaf Plant, Copperleaf Plant Beyond Paradise:The color drenched foliage of Copperleaf Beyond Paradise, adds a tropical touch to the garden.:(a-KAL-ee-fa)(wilks-ee-AN-ah):
Poaceae::Tiger Club Corn:A corn plant with variegated leaves. Grown for its ornamental foliage.:(ZEE-uh)(maze):
:::A collection of different horticutltural pictures::
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae philadelphus coronarius aureus:Golden Mach Orange:A medium to large growing shrub that has very bright yellow foliage. White flowers occur in June.::7-21-01 6.24.05
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:
Ginkgoaceae::Pendulous Ginkgo, Pendula Gingko:A pendulous form of the Ginkgo. Branches grow horizontal than weep.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
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
Fabaceae::White Clover:A common occurring plant found in the lawn and wild. The coveted four-leaf clover is found in this species.::
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
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.::4.20.05
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
Poaceae ::Little Bunnny Foutain Grass:One of the smallest of the dwarf fountain grass.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
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):
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
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
Cycadaceae:::::5.17.05
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::Pow Wow Berry Coneflowers:The color of this Coneflower can be a vivid rose-purple. Branches from the base producing moire flowering branches. An All American selection. :(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Smilacaceae::Carrion Flower:A non woody climbing vine that produces round clusters of dark blue seeds.::
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):
Onagraceae::Gaura Pink Cloud:Medium perennial producing masses of small pink flowers on whimsy stems.:(GAW-ra)(lind-HAY-mer-eye):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta antioch:Hosta Antioch:A large growing white margined Hosta.::08.04.02 4.22.05
Grossulariaceae:grossulariaceae ribes alpinium green mound:Greenmound Alpine Current:A good small shrub grown for its foliage and not flowers and fruit.:(RI-bez)(al-PIE-num):11.29.03 4.18.05
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.::
Hydrangeaceae::Hydrangea Lemon Daddy:A vigorous lemon-yellow foliage Hydrangea.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Purple Majestry:A tall Salvia with dark rich purple flowers.:(SAL-vee-a)(gar-an-IT-i-ca):12.03.05
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):
Cupressaceae::Arcadia Juniper:A dense low growing Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(sa-BEE-na):
Saxifragaceae::Rheinlander Astillbe:An Astilbe with clear pink flowers.::
Taxodiaceae::Shawnee Brave Bald Cypress:A narrow, pyramidal Bald Cypress cultivar.:(taks-OH-di-um)(DIS-ti-kum):
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
Cornaceae ::Red Twig Dogwood:Red Twig Dogwood growing in a native site.::7.15.05
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
Liliaceae::Pandora's Box Daylily:An evergreen Daylily with a large bold eye and contrasting ground color.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
Rosaceae::Potentilla Pink Beauty:A pink flowering Potentilla.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Dryopteridaceae::Leather Wood Fern, Marginal Wood Fern, Marginal Shield Fern:A sturdy upright fern for moist shady conditions.:(dry-OP-ter-iss) :
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):
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
Rosaceae ::Pink Spires Flowering Crab:An upright flowering Crab.::
Lamiaceae::Alpine Skull Cap:A low growing plant flowers have a white lower lip and purple hood.:(skew-teh-LARE-ee)(AL-pin-ah):
Taxodiaceae ::Kelseyi Yew, Berrybush Yew:A female yew with dark green needles::
Bromeliaceae:bromeliaceae:Bromeliad:This section cotains general information on the very diverse Bromeliad family.::4.11.5
Hypericaceae:hypericaceae hypericum frondosum:Hypericum Sunburst:An excellent small shrub for the garden. Grows in full sun, has bluish green foliage and bright yellow flowers.:(hy-PER-ee-kum):12.12.02, 12.29.02 4.19.05
Iridaceae::George Davidson Crocosmia, Yellow Montbretia :A yellow blooming Crocosmia:(kroh-KOZ-mee-uh):
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):
Cyperaceae::Bristly Sedge, Bottle Brush Sedge:A native sedge that needs moist, wet, swampy growing conditions.:(KAIR-ex):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Brilliant:A bright pink flowering variety of Sedum spectabile.::
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):
Rosaceae::Chanticleer flowering Pear, Chanticleer Callary Pear, Glens Form Pear, Clevelnad Select Pear:An improved Bradford Pear cultivar.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
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
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Gold Star:A hardy yellow flowering Magnolia.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Asteraceae:asteraceae argyranthemum frutescens crystal white:Crystal White Marguerite Daisy:A Marguerite Daisy loaded with double white flowers. Can be used as a potted plant or in the garden.:(ar-ji-RAN-the-mum)(froo-TESS-enz). :4.9.5
Asteraceae: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
Hyacinthaceae::Common Camassia:A native of the northwestern region of USA and Canada.::
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
Caprifoliaceae ::Newport Viburnum:A compact cultivar of the Japanese Snowball Viburnum.:(vy-BER-num)(pli-KA-tum):
Fagaceae :::::
Rosaceae:rosaceae spiraea japonica little princess:Spirea Little Princess:A short, narrow spreading shrub with light pink flowers.::5-23-01, 5-26-01 5.15.05
Saxifragaceae::Spit Fire Coral Bells, Heuchera Coral Bells:A green foliage Coral Bells producing many small flowers on wiry stems.:(HEW-ker-ah):
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):
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):
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):
Lamiaceae::Kermesinus Tea Thyme, Crimson Thyme, Pennsylvania Dutch tea thyme:A Thyme with bright magenta flowers.:(TY-muss)(pu-lee-guy-OY-des):
Hippocastanaceae::Yellow Buckeye, Sweet Buckeye, Big Buckeye:A large ornamental tree.::
Scrophulariaceae ::Veronica Barcarcolle:A Veronica spicata cultivar with gray green foliage and rosy pink spike-like flowers.:(ve-RON-i-ka)(spi-KA-ta)):7.02.05
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):
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.::
Pinaceae:pinaceae larix kaempferi pendula:Pendula Japanese Larch:A weeping form of the Japanese Larch.:LAR-iks)(KEM-fer-eye):5.3.05
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
Malvaceae::White Musk Mallow:A white flowering form of the Musk Mallow that has naturalized in the northeastern United States.:(MAL-va):
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
Agavaceae::Soapweed, Small Soapweed, Spanish bayonet, Beargrass:Has sharp pointed stiff leaves and produces a tall raceme of white flowers.: :
Lamiaceae::White Creeping Thyme:An unusual form of Creeping Thyme with white flowers.:(TY-mus)(pray-koks):
Piperaceae ::Felted Pepperface:A tough little indoor plant with soft felt covered leaves. ::
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
Scrophulariaceae::Orange Flirtation Twin Spur:A true orange flower on compact plants.::
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
Asteraceae::Bressigham Doubloom:A large growing Heliopsis with semi-double yellow flowers.::
Cupressaceae ::Wichita Blue Juniper:A pyramidal blue Juniper reaching over 15 feet.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(skop-u-LO-rum):
Ulmaceae::Wredei Golden Elm, Golden Elm:A narrow slow growing upright Elm with golden yellow foliage that will hold up through out the growing season.::
Saxifragaceae::Leatherleaf Bergenia:A plant very similar to Bergenia cordifolia.:(ber-GEN-i-a)(kra-si-FO-lee-ah):
:critters::This section contains pictures of animal figures used to embellish the garden or landscape. ::4.5.5
Crassulaceae::Lemon Coral Sedum:A low growing carpet Sedum with yellow flowers and yellow foliage. Can be used to trail over pots, rocks, etc.::
Poaceae::Northern Lights Tufted Hairgrass:A variegated form of Hair Grass.:(deh-SHAMP-see-ah)(ses-pih-TOH-sah):
Caprifoliaceae::Downy Arrowwood Viburnum, Southern Viburnum:A native shrub not commonly available in the nursery trade:(vy-BER-num):
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):
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):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja plicata atrovirens:The Giant:One of the larger Cedars that is used in the landscape.::08.22.03 5.17.05
Rosaceae::Jet Trail Flowering Quince:A white flowering Flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez):
Asteraceae::Shasta Daisy Broadway Lights:A Shasta Daisy whose flowers open up bright yellow than fade to white.::
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):
Ranunculaceae::Wood Anemone cultivar:A good perennial for the bright to dappled shade area of the garden.:(a-NEM-o-nee)(nem-o-RO-sa):
Asteraceae ::Achillea Golden Plate:A tall Achillea reaching 4-5 feet.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(fil-i-pen-due-LI-na):
Liliaceae::Hyacinths:Slightly fragrant colorful racemes of flowers.::04.30.06
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):
Rosaceae::Skogholm Cotoneaster, Skogholm Bearberry:A low growing vigorous shrub good as a ground cover or cascading over walls.:(ko-tone-EE-aster):
Betulaceae ::River Birch, Red Birch:A native tree found growing in moist soils. In tolerant of alkaline soils. Will get a bad case of chlorosis:(bet-U-la)(NI-gra):
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::
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):
Ranunculaceae::Peony Rubra Plena, Memorial Day Peony:An heirloom Peony, short compact plant with double red flowers.:(pay-OHN-ee-uh):
Oleaceae::Fringe Tree, White Fringe Tree, Grayce Gray Beard, Old Man's Beard:Classified as a small tree or shrub this plant is extremely attractive when it blooms.:(ki-oh-NAN-thus)(ver-JIN-i-kus):
Amaranthaceae:amaranthaceae iresine lindenii:Bloodleaf:A tender perennial used as an annual in zone #5. Grown for it's intense red colored leaves and foliage.:(er-ee-SEE-nay)(lin-DEN-ee-i):11-07-01 4.8.5
Solanaceae::Marbles Ornamental Peppers:An ornamental Pepper producing marble shaped multicolored fruit. Reported to medium heat.:(KAP-sih-kum) (AN-yoo-um):
Scrophulariaceae ::Angelonia Serenity Series, Angelonia Serenity, Summer Snapdragon:::
Begoniaceae::Begonia Bonfire:A stunning Begonia with bright orange red flowers. Use in shade to part shaded sites.::
Pinaceae::Dwarf Serbian Spruce:A slow growing Dwarf Conifer.::5.1.05
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):
Ranunculaceae::Blue Bird Delphinium:A Delphinium with deep blue flowers and white eyes:(del-FIN-ee-um):
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Lubecca:A long blooming Salvia with violet blue flowers.:(SAL-vie-a):03.06.06
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
Ranunculaceae::Golden Queen Trollius:A early spring blooming plant with globular deep golden flowers.:(TROL-i-us)(kul-TOR-um):12.10
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
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 01:Trumpet Daffodils:This group of Daffodils has one flower per stem. The trumpet is longer or as long as the perianth segments.::03.08.03 5.8.5
Oleaceae::Wedgwood Blue Lilac:A single flower Lilac with bluish flowers.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):Oleaceae
Magnoliaceae:magnoliaceae magnolia x loebneri leonard messel:Magnolia Leonard Messel:A beautiful hybrid Magnolia with white flowers that are flushed with purple-pink.:(mag-NO-li-ah):05.10.02, rev 02.22.03 4.27.05
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):
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):
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):
Asteraceae::Henry Eilers Rudbeckia:A cultivar of the native Fragrant Coneflower. The petals are tubular with blunt tips.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):
Asteraceae:asteraceae aster novae-angliae:Showy Aster, New England Showy Aster:Undoubtedly one of the showiest of the fall blooming plants. A good source of food for Butterfly's. A medium sized plant for full sun.::4.9.5
Cupressaceae ::Canaerti Juniper:Sold as small plants forming a tight pyramid but develops into a small tree.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(ver-jin-ee-A-na):
Asteraceae::Magnificum Leopards Bane:A Doronicum cultivars with larger flowers having finer cut petals.:(do-RON-i-cum)(or-i-en-TA-le):
Lamiaceae ::Lavender Mellissa:A different cultivar in which the white flowers that turn pink as they mature.:(lav-AN-dew-lah) (an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):
Cactaceae::Red Orchid Cactus:An epiphytic tropical cactus with large red flowers. Happily grows in hanging baskets.::
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
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):
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
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):
Agavaceae::Nevada Agave:A smaller slow growing native Agave.::
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
Scrophulariaceae ::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
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
Ranunculaceae::Delphinium Streichen Strain:Adds a striking vertical accent to the garden but comes with the price of high maintenance.:(del-FIN-ee-um):
Polygonaceae::Himalayan Fleece Flower:A perennial that grows best in cool moist sites.:(per-si-KAR-ee-ah)(a-FEE-nis):
Cactaceae::Echinopsis Los Angeles:A beautiful Echinopsis hybrid.:(ek-in-OP-sis):
Liliaceae::Love Pat:A medium to large blue Hosta with heavily corrugated cupped leaves.::
Lamiaceae::Lemon Monarda, Lemon Mint, Lemon Beebalm, Lemon Horsemint, Plains Horsemint, Lemon Bergamot:A fragrant Monarda grown as an annual.::
Berberidaceae ::Marshall Red Barberry, Marshall Upright Barberry:An upright red leaf Barberry:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):
Liliaceae:liliaceae sansevieria cylindrica:Sansevieria cylindrica, Spear Sansevieria:An unusual Sansevieria with stiff, spear shaped leaves. ::4.26.05
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae astillbe chinenesis:Astilbe Visions:An Astilbe with raspberry pink flowers.:. :6.1.05
Crassulaceae::Hens and Chicks Photo Album:This section contains images of named cultivars of Hens and Chicks.::
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.::
Papilionaceae::Yellow Wild Indigo:A slow growing native plant tolerating dry conditions, prefers full sun.:(bap-TIZ-i-a):
Agavaceae:agavaceae beaucarnea recurvata:Pony Tail Palm, Elephants Foot:A very easy to grow "weird but lovable" plant. Does best in direct to bright light situations. It will form a large caudex.::
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):
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):
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 ::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
Oleaceae::Lilac Sensation:A bi color with purple petals and a white edge.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
Apocynaceae::Hot Pink Desert Rose:A vigorous cultivar of Desert Rose with pink flowers. Thrive best in full sun warm conditions.::
Capparidacese::Cleome Senorita Rosalita, Senorita Rosalita Spider Plant:A prolific blooming plant with pink flowers and dark green foliage. Much smaller than other Cleome.:(klee-OH-me)(hass-ler-AN-a):
Asteraceae::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):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Veluwe Se Wakel:::
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
Verbenaceae ::Early Amethyst Beauty Bush:A medium size graceful shrub producing a prolific amount of purple fruit.::
Liliaceae::Henderson's fawn lily:A native western American plant.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae sansevieria trifasciata laurentii:Golden Snake Plant, Variegated Snake Plant,Golden mother-in-law-tongue:A very common Sansevieria with yellow vertical bands on the edge of the leaves.:(san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(try-fask-ee-AH-tuh):4.27.05
Saxifragaceae::Bergenia SIlver Night:This Bergenia has white pink tinged flowers with red centers.:(ber-GEN-i-a)(kor-di-FOL-i-a):
Oleaceae::Summer Snow Japanese Lilac:A rounded form with profuse clusters of white flowers.:si-RING-a)(reh-tick-yoo-LAY-tuh):
Ericaceae:ericaceae rhododendron silvery pink:Rhododendron Pioneer Silvery Pink:A early blooming silver pink Rhododendron. :(roh-do-DEN-dron):5.17.05
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
Araliaceae:araliaceae dizygotheca elegantissima cultivars:False Aralia cultivars:This section contains pictures and descriptions of False Aralia cultivars.::02.22.02 4.9.5
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
Cannaceae:cannaceae canna photo album:Canna, Canna Lily:A group of tropical looking plants grown not only for the flowers but also for their colorful foliage.::
Liliaceae: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
Liliaceae::Muscari Valarie Finnis:A Muscari cultivar with ice blue flowers.::
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
Lamiaceae::Prostrate Coleus Swedish Ivy:A low growing or trailing easy to grow plant.:(plek-TRAN-thus)(oar ten DALL ee ii):
Liliaceae:liliaceae sansevieria parva:Kenya hyacinth:A very interesting type of Sansevieria. Producing long rhizomes that will hang out of the pot. :(san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(PAR-vuh):
Verbenaceae::Caryopteris Dark Knight:A small shrub with dark blue purple flowers in the late summer to fall.::12.21.05
Lamiaceae::Bergamo Monarda:A new Monardra with improved mildew resistance and a bi colored flower. Grown as an annual.::
Oleaceae::Forsythia Vermont Sun:A hardy selection of Forsythia from the University of Vermont.:(for-SITH-i-a):
Saxifragaceae::Heuchera Encore, Encore Coralbells::(HEW-ker-ah):
Balsaminaceae::Little Lizzy Impatiens:A miniature series of Impatiens::
Euphorbiaceae::Euphorbia Hip Hop:Creates a mass of white flowers reminiscent of Baby's Breath. Heat, full sun and draught tolerant. Culture the same as Euphorbia Diamond Frost but this plant is a bit more aggressive.:(yew-FOR-bee-ah):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae juniperus sabina broadmore:Broadmore Juniper:A low growing wide spreading shrub for the full sun. It retains its green foliage throughout the entire growing season.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(sa-BEE-na):5.15.05
Hydrangeaceae ::Big Bend Hydrangea::(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
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.::
Begoniaceae ::Non Stop Begonias:A seed grown variety of tuberous Begonias::
Fabaceae::Lead Plant, Prairie Shoestring, False Indigo:A native North American Prairie plant.: :6.17.05
Liliaceae::Lilium speciosum rubrum:A heirlooom lily with large fragrant flowers.::
Boraginaceae::Tower of Jewels, Pride of Tenerife:A group of very large plants with giant inflorescence of blue flowers.::
Onagraceae::Firecracker Fuchsia:A striking Fuchsia with tri-colored leaves.:(fyew-sha):
Lamiaceae::Walkers Low Catmint:A name implies a small plant but Walkers Low reaches 30 inches. Named after the garden of origin. Good for hot dry spots.:(NEP-e-ta):
Cornaceae ::Variegated Redtwig Dogwood Summer Dreams:A variegated dogwood selection with clean foliage and compact from.::
Campanulaceae::Campanula alliariifolia, Ivory Bells:A vertical growing, white flowering Campanula with a long season of bloom. Has a tendency to readily reseed.:kam-PAN-yew-la):
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
Caprifoliaceae ::Alfredo Viburnum:A compact from of the American Cranberry Bush.:(vy-BER-num):
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):
Euphorbiaceae::Bonfire Euphorbia:An excellent multi season perennial having colorful yellow bracts contrasting against the red-purple foliage. :(yew-FOR-bee-ah):
Asteraceae:::A white flowering form of the native American Basket Flower.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh):4.8.5
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):
Asteraceae:asteraceae gazania rigens:Daybreak Red Stripe Gazania:A sun loving, draught tolerant annual with red striped yellow to orange daisy-like flowers.:(gay-ZAY-nee-uh):3.9.02, rev10.02.02 4.9.5
Ranunculaceae::Common Globe Flower:A early spring blooming plant with globular yellow flowers. :(TROL-i-us)(you-RO-pay-us):
Lamiaceae::East Freisland Salvia:A truly spectacular and hardy perennial Salvia with spikes of purple flowers.:(SAL-vie-a):
Tamaricaceae::Pink Cascade Tamarix, Salt Cedar:A loose, open growing large shrub, small tree with wispy pink flowers starting in July.::
Asteraceae::Platt's Black Brass Bottons:A low growing ground cover-like plant with finely divided dark, almost Black foliage.:(lep-TIN-el-ah):
Araceae::Heart of the Jungle Elephant Ears, Heart of the Jungle Colocosia:A Elephant Ears with red petioles that remind me of Rhubarb. A perennial in zone 8 or more, treated as a tender perennial in cooler climates and as an annual in cold climates.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
Iridaceae::Dwarf Iris:The shortest and earliest blooming of the Bearded Iris.::03.16.06
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):
Tiliaceae::Chancellor Little Leaf Linden:A Little Leaf Linden cultivar with a relatively upright compact shape.::
Lamiaceae::Salvia Marcus:A dwarf clumping Salvia with deep violet flowers.:(SAL-vie-a):
Papaveraceae::Greater Celandine, Tetterwort:An introduced wild flower with yellow flowers has become ecologically invasive.:(kel-ee-DON-ee-um MAY-jus):
Hydrangeaceae ::Brussels Sprouts Hydrangea:A paniculata type Hydrangea with large flowers.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Asteraceae:asteraceae artemesia schmidtianna nana:Silver Mound, Silver Mound Artemisia:Grown for it's silver, feathery foliage. Prefers the hot, dry, poor soil areas. :ar-ti-MEE-si-a):4.9.5
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae iberis sempervivens:Purity Candytuft,:A low growing compact Candytuft.:(eye-BEER-is) (sem-per-VY-renz):4.11.5
Lamiaceae::Snow White Calamintha:A compact long blooming Calamintha.:(kal-ah-MIN-thah):
Anacardiaceae:anacardiaceae rhus glabra:Smooth Sumac:A native tall shrub with bright red fall foliage. Can spread and form large colonies.:(rhoos)(GLAA-bra):4.8.5
Gesneriaceae:gesneriaceae episcia hybrid chocolate soldier:Episcia:A relatively difficult plant to grow requiring a warm temperature and above average humidity.::4.18.05
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):
Saxifragaceae::Featherleaf Rodgersia:Large plants for the shaded moist areas of the garden.:(rod-JERZ-ee-ah):
Rosaceae ::William Baffin Rose:A very tough hardy modern shrub Rose with pink flowers.::
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
Cupressaceae ::Little Gem Arborvitae:A dense, dwarf globe Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
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
Crassulaceae ::Sedum sexangulare, Tasteless Stonecrop:A low growing green groundcover Sedum that is very easy to grow.::
Fabaceae::Morello Cherry Lupine:A tall Lupine with deep cherry flowers. :(luu-PIE-nus)(re-GAY-liss) :
Lamiaceae::Silky Fleece Lambs Ears, Dwarf Lambs Ears:A dwarf form of Lambs Ears.:(STAY-kis)((by-zan-TEEN-A):
Liliaceae:liliaceae sansevieria trifasciata moonshine:Sansevieria Moonshine, Moonglo Sansevieria:A medium sized plant with silver leaves. :(san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(try-fask-ee-AH-tuh):4.26.05
Liliaceae::Red Sensation Cordyline:A tropical plant that is commonly used in combination with flowering annuals in outdoor pots and sometimes in gardens. It provides a nice bronze red color a vertical form for the combinations. An extremely rugged plant.::
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
Lamiaceae:labiatae lavendual angustifolia munstead:Munsted Strain Lavender:An exceedingly versatile plant having many ornamental, decorative, culinary, cosmetic, aromatic and medicinal uses. A short plant with a narrow spread for the full sun well drained area of the garden.:(lav-AN-dew-lah) (an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):8-5-01, 3.27.05
Osmundaceae::Royal Fern, Flowering Fern:A large fern for the wet areas of the garden.::04.20.06
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):
Solanaceae::Ornamental Peppers:A general listing of different Ornamental Pepper plants grown for their ornamental fruit. Most fruit exude "Fire".:(KAP-sih-kum):
Osmundaceae::Royal Fern:A variety of the Royal fern:(os-MUN-duh):
Musaceae::Blood Bannana:A large tropical tender perennial with random blotched leaves. In colder regions they are over winter indoors.:(MOO-sah)(zeb-REE-nah):
Rosaceae ::Tina Flowering Crab:A small mounded tree with white flowers. A nice compact plant.: :
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
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae juniperus communis depressa:Oldfield Juniper, Common Juniper:An extremely hardy vigorous coniferous shrub that is native to North America.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(kom-MU-nis):07.28.03
Asteraceae::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.::
Salicaceae ::Silky White Willow:::
Rosaceae::Snow Wreath, Alabama Snow Wreath:A novelty shrub with arching branches and white flowers.:(nev-IU-si-a)(al-a-bame-EN-sis):
Asteraceae::Oranges and Lemons Gaillardia:A Gaillardia cultivar with a mix of oranges and yellows.::
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
Bromeliaceae::Neoregelia cultivars:This section contains images of different Neoregelia cultivars.:(nee-o-ree-jeel’-ya):
Poaceae::Little Blue Stem JAzz:A shorter version of the Little Blue Stem cultivar The Blues.:(skits-ah-KEER-ee-um)(skoh-PAIR-ee-um):
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
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):
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 10:Bulbocodium Daffodils.:The Bulbocodium Daffodils have usually one flower per stem. The perianth segements can be very insignificant as compared to the larger corona or cup. The cup may look like a megaphone. The anthers are attached more or less centraly to the filament. The filament and styles are usually curved.::03.08.034.8.5
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
Caryophyllaceae::Ruperts Pink Dianthus:An improved, compact Carthusian Dianthus with rosy-red flowers.:(dye-AN-thus):
Verbenaceae::New Gold Lantana:A large weeping Lantana with yellow flowers.::
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium hortorum variegated geraniums:Variegated Geraniums:A photo album of variegated Geraniums. :: 02.21.03 4.18.05
Aceraceae::Princeton Gold Norway maple:A Norway Maple cultivar with yellow foliage.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
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):
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
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
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):
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
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
Oxalidaceae:oxalidaceae oxalis regnellii propagation series::This section contains pictures of propagating Oxalis by dividing the bulbs.::5.1.05
Liliaceae ::Globe Master Allium:Huge lilac purple balls reaching up to 8" wide on 3'+ stems. ::
Araucariaceae::Wollemi Pine:An ancient plant thought to be extinct until discovered in 1994.::
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
Berberidaceae::Sparkle Barberry:A compact green Barberry with arching horizontal branches.:Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-i):
Asteraceae::Aster Kurt:A Smooth Aster cultivar with lavender blue flowers.::
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Victor Reiter Jr:A hardy Geranium with foliage changing from purple to purple flushed green.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(pray-TEN-see):
Poaceae::Hare's-tail Grass, Hares tail Grass, Rabbit Tail Grass, Bunny Tails:An annual grass grown for its soft silky seed heads.::
Cornaceae::Gold Bullion Dogwood:A Pagoda Dogwood cultivar with yellow foliage.:(KOR-nus)(al-ter-ni-FO-li-ah):
Ranunculaceae::Stormy Columbine:A has dark blue flowers. A very different looking Columbine flower. :(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a)(vul-GAH-ris):
Bromeliaceae::Aechmea nidularioides:::
Begoniaceae::Begonia Palomar Prince:A rhizomatous Begonia with dark green, deeply cut leaves. Can be used in hanging baskets.::
Oleaceae:oleaceae syringia photo album:Lilac Photo Album:A photo album of different cultivars of Lilac.::4.30.05
Campanulaceae ::Campanula latifolia var macrantha:A variety of the species C. latifolia with larger flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(lah-ti-FO-lee-a):
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
Asteraceae ::Prairie blazing star:::
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta shogun:Hosta Shogun:A medium to large plant with creamy white margined leaves.::4.26.05
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
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):
Pinaceae::Hemlock, Canadian Hemlock:One of the few shade tolerate coniferous trees.:(TSUU-ga)(can-ah-DEN-sis):
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):
Buxaceae::Vadar Valley Boxwood:A lower growing flat top Boxwood cultivar.::
Malvaceae::Double Pink Hollyhock:A Hollyhock with large soft pink apricot flowers.:(al-SEE-a)(Ro-see-a):
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: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
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):
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):
Amaranthaceae::Partytime Josephs Coat, Partytime Alternanthera:A Josephs Coat cultivar with pink and green leaves.:(al-ter-NANTH-ur-uh)(fy-KOY-dee-uh) :
Liliaceae ::Hosta El Nino:A Tardiana Hosta with blue leaves and a thin white margin.::
Oleaceae:: Miss Ellen Willmott Lilac:A double white lilac.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Lamiaceae ::Lamium White Nancy:The white flower version of Beacon Silver.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):
Apocynaceae:apocynaceae catharanthus roseus mediterranean cultivars:Periwinkle Mediterranean cultivars:The plants in this series will trail over the side of a pot.::4.8.5
Asteraceae::Sundance Bicolor Gaillardia, Sundance Bicolor Blanket Flower:An annual Gaillardia with bicolor domed flowers.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh)(pul-KEL-ah):
Convolvulaceae:convolvulaceae ipomea batatus sweet potatoe roots:Sweet Potatoe Roots:If you have ever wondered why this plant is called a "Sweet Potato". The following set of pictures of the roots will solve this mystery:(ip-oh-MEE-a)(bat-TAT-as):5.15.05
Cornaceae::Kousa Dogwood:A white flowering Dogwood tree hardy to zone #5.:(KOR-nus)(KOO-sa):
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):
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):
Fagaceae ::Scarlet Oak, Spanish Oak, Black Oak:A medium to large Oak with Scarlett fall coloration.:(Kwer-kus):
Piperaceae::Variegated Pixie Peperomia:A variegated form of the all green Peperomia orba:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh) :
Caprifoliaceae ::Rusty Blackhaw Viburnum, Southern Blackhaw:A larger shrub or small tree with glossy foliage.::
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
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):
Hydrangeaceae::Blue Billow Hydrangea:A compact shrub with light blue lacecap flowers.:(hi-DRAN-gee-ah)(ser-RA-tah):
Liliaceae:liliaceae tulipa fosteriana:Fosteriana Tulips:This class of Tulip's was developed from the species tulips native to central Asia. They bloom early in the season.::03.22.03 4.27.05
Poaceae::Pennisetum Moudry:A late blooming Pennisetum with dark flower heads.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
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
Asteraceae::Wild Light Blue Aster:A strain of the Showy Aster with light blue flowers.::
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) :
Poaceae::Flame Grass, Purple Flame Grass:A nice compact grass that can have dazzling foliage colors of red.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
:mixed garden scenes perennials full sun::::4.7.5
Asteraceae::Double Trouble Sneezeweed, Double Trouble Helens Flower:A semi-double Sneezeweed with yellow flowers.:(hel-EE-nee-um):
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):
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):
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 03:Small-Cupped Daffodils:The small-cupped Daffodils have one flower per stem. The cup or corolla is more than one third the length of the perianth segments.::03.08.03 5.8.5
Crassulaceae::Hens and Chicks, Houseleek:A ground hugging plant forming rosettes of succulent leaves.:(sem-per-VEEV-um)(tek-TOH-rum):6.23.05
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::Fox's Grape Fritillaria, Fritillaria uva-vulpis :A small plant with bi-colored flowers of maroon and gold.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh):
Asteraceae:compositae ambrosia artemisifolia:Ragweed, Common Ragweed:This plant produces light wind blown pollen that causes hay fever.::4.15.05
Juncaceae::Lovesick Blues Rush, Lovesick Blues Juncus:A shorter Rush with steel blue foliage.:(JUN-kus)(in-FLEX-us) :
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
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):
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
Asteraceae::Dandelion:A plant that is the scourge of urban lawns.::
Pinaceae::Minuta Dwarf White Pine:A dwarf mounding form of White Pine.::
Campanulaceae::Campanula Blue Waterfall:A cascading or spreading plant with blue Campanula flowers.:(kam-PAN-yew-lah)(posh-ar-skee-AY-nah):
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
Iridaceae::Variegated Japanese Iris:A good plant for the full sun wet areas of the garden.::
Hydrangeaceae ::Incredibal Hydrangea:Reported to be an improvement over Annibella with larger mophead of flowers and stronger stems. If you have ever grown Hydrangea Annibella (hasn't everyone) you have witnessed the bending of the stems from the weight of the flowers especially after a rain.::
Asclepiadaceae::Hello Yellow Butterfly weed:A yellow cultivated variety of the native brilliant orange Butterfly weed:(as-KLEE-pi-as)(tuu-be-ROW-sa):
Ulmaceae::Hallelujah Elm:A fast growing hardy cultivar of the Chinese Elm with excellent mottling bark color.:(UL-mus0(par-vi-FO-li-ah):
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):
Solanaceae::Naranjilla, Little Orange:A tropical perennial with bold foliage and edible fruit. ::
Cyperaceae::Bowles Golden Sedge:If grown properly can be bright spot in a semi-shaded garden area.:(KAIR-ex)(eh-LAH-ta):
Rosaceae::Belle Poitevine Rugosa Rose:A large and shrubby growing Rugosa Rose.::
Tiliaceae::Sterling Linden:A pyramidal Linden with leaves silver underneath.:(TIL-i-a)(toe-men-TOE-sa):
Asteraceae::New Look Dusty Miller:A cultivar of Dusty Miller with leaves shaped like Oak leaves.::
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):
Cupressaceae::Cristata Arento-variegata Arborvitae:A smaller Arborvitae having dark green with creamy yellow tips foliage.::
Saxifragaceae::White Sensation Mach Orange, Snow Fantasy Mach Orange:A doulbe flowering Mach Orange hybrid. Medium in spread and height.:(fil-ah-DEL-fus):
Begoniaceae ::Pink Charm Begonia:A Begonia with irregular patches of variegation on its leaves.::
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) :
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
Apocynaceae::Seaford Skies Amsonia:A cultivar of the Arkansas Amsonia.:(am-SO-nee-ah)(hew-BRIK-tee-eye):
Cupressaceae ::Tiny Tim Arborvitae:A slow growing dwarf globe Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
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):
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
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::Gem Marigolds Series:This lesser-known Marigold has single yellow flowers, lacey foliage and a pleasant lemon scent:(TAG-e-teez):
Verbenaceae ::Santos Verbena:Upright plant with rigid heads of purple flowers.::
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
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium pelatum:Ivy-Leaved Geranium:A duel purpose plant. Grown outdoors during the summer and can be grown as an indoor plant during the winter.: (pel-r-GO-ni-um):4.18.02 4.18.05
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
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):
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.::
Garden:mixed garden scenes bulbs tulip::Images of tulips growing in an among other plants.::4.7.5
Lamiaceae::Blue Fortune Agastache, Blue Fortune Hyssop:A hybrid between an American and Russian Agastache.:(ag-ah-STACH-ee):
Fumariaceae::Dicentra Burning Hearts:The red heart shaped flowers are lined with white creating an interesting contrast to the flower.:(dy-SEN-truh):
Lamiaceae::Golden Jubilee Agastache,Golden Anise Hyssop,:A stunning plant with golden foliage and purple flowers.:(Ag-a-STACH-ee)(fe-NIK-u-lum):
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
Scrophulariaceae::Lavender Pink Diascia, Diamonte Lavender Pink, Lavender Pink Twin Spur:A cool season annual with lavender flowers.:(di-AS-SHE-ah)(BAR-ber-ee):
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
Hydrangeaceae::Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea:Changes from white to strawberry pink as the summer progresses.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Rosaceae::George Vancouver Shrub Rose:A Kordesii shrub rose with red flowers that does exceptionally well in cold climates.::
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
Saxifragaceae::Lime Rickey Coral Bells:A Coral Bells with ruffled lime green to yellow foliage. ::
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) :
Asteraceae::Sunblaze Flame Strawflower, Paper Daisy:Strawflowers are one of the easiest flowers to dry. Try touching one and see how papery the flower bracts are. Flowers have yellow, orange and bronze colored brats.:(brak-tee-A-tum):
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):
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 ???)::
Oleaceae::Royalty Lilac:A hybrid compact lilac with pale purple flowers.:(si-RING-A):
Cannaceae:cannaceae canna x generalis rhizomes:Canna rhizomes:This sections contains pictures of Canna Tropicana rhizomes dug in the fall.::
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.::
Saxifragaceae::Green Spice Coral Bells:A Coral Bells having green leaves with a silver ting and burgundy veins.::
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):
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):
Fagaceae::White Oak, American White Oak:A moderately growing medium to large Oak tree.:(Kwer-kus)(AL-ba):
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus strobus radiata:Radiata White PIne:A dwarf compact globose White Pine.:(PIE-nus)(STROH-bus):02.15.03 5.6.05
: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
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
Apiaceae::Sweet Cicely, Myrrh:A mounding perennials with fern-like foliage. Seed, leaf and roots all have culinary value.:(MEER-iss)(oh-dor-AY-tah):
Geraniaceae::Geranium John Elsly:A cultivar of the common Bloody Cranesbill.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um) :
Caprifoliaceae ::Onondaga Viburnum:A medium to large Viburnum with flowers opening with a trace of pink. The tinge of bronze in the leaves is another added feature.:(vy-BER-num)(sar-JEN-te-i):
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
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
Liliaceae::Hosta Tokudama Aureonebulosa:A medium-sized Hosta with heavy corrugated blue-green leaves with a gold irregular center.::
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
Rosaceae::Primula Rose, Primrose Rose:A species rose with yellow to pale yellow flowers followed by round red hips.::
Polemoniaceae::Cleft phlox, Sand phlox, Ten-point phlox:A native Phlox growing in rocky dry soils but very adaptable to rock gardens.::
Liliaceae::Admiral Halsey Hosta:A medium size white edge variegated Hosta. Report to be almost identical to Patriot.::
Iridaceae::Tall Bearded Iris:Tall Bearded Iris are the Queens of the Iris world reaching up to 24 inches in height.::
Liliaceae::Silk Road Oriental Lily:An Oriental hybrid Lily.::
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
Polygonaceae::Japanese Knotweed, Reynoutria Fleeceflower, Dwarf Japanese Fleeceflower:A fast growing ground cover.:(poe-LIG-o-num):
Scrophulariaceae ::Angelonia Angel Mist Series, Angelonia Serena, Summer Snapdragon Serena:An Angelonia series with compact plants with compact flowers.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta krossa regal:Hosta Krossa Regal:A large blue colored Hosta that forms a graceful vase shape with white flowers on scapes that reach up to five feet tall. A classic Hosta.::4.26.05
Rosaceae::Pink Knockout Rose:A pink version of the extremely popular Knockout Rose::
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae aurinia saxatilis:Basket-of-Gold, Perennial Alyssum, Goldentufy Madwort:A perennial that grows best in full sun, well drained sites. Good rock garden or wall plant.::07.12.03 4.11.05
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
Malvaceae::Pink Elephant Hibiscus:A winter hardy Hibiscus with huge pink flowers.::
Scrophulariaceae ::Floral Showers:A short Snap:(an-tih-RI-num)(MAY-jus):
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):
Caryophyllaceae ::Dianthus Coconut Punch:A member of the Fruit Punch Series.:(dye-AN-thus):
Solanaceae::Supertunia Petunia:A series of easy to grow Petunia with a vast array of colors and types. Excellent in containers and gardens.::
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
Ericaceae::Golden Lights Azalea:An extremely floriferous member of the Northern Lights Azaleas.:(roo-do-DEN-dron):1.11
Scrophulariaceae::Shooting Stars Nemesia:A Nemesia with very exotic fragrant flowers.::
Oleaceae::Blanche Sweet Lilac:A Lilac with large blue to whitish blue flowers. :(si-RING-gah)(hy-uh-sin-ih-FLOR-uh):
Hydrangeaceae ::Kyushu Hydrangea:An upright selection with lustrous green foliage.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
:mixed garden scenes annuals fox river #1::A large garden in front of Fox River Greenhouses and Landscaping, Big Bend, Wisconsin::4.5.5
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):
Asteraceae ::Arizona Sereis Gailardia:A Gaillardia with orange red blossoms tipped by a ring yellow.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):
Geraniaceae ::Shrubland Rose Scented Geranium:A large growing plant with a pungent scent.:(pe-lar-GO-nee-um):04.15.05
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):
Asteraceae ::Red Ribbed Chicory:An ornamental edible plant.::
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
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
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
Saxifragaceae::Fingerleaf Rodgersia:Large plants for the shaded moist areas of the garden.:(rod-JERZ-ee-ah)(ees-skew-li-FO-lee-ah):
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) :
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):
::British soldier lichen:::
Poaceae::Morning Light Miscanthus:A 4-5 foot growing grass with a clean variegated narrow leaf.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Iridaceae::Red, Pink or Rose Tall Bearded Iris:This section contains images of Tall Bearded Iris whose main color is red, pink or rose.::
Polypodiaceae:polypodiaceae nephrolepis exaltata bostoniensis:Boston Fern:One of the more adaptable ferns to the interior of buildings. An old time favorite plant being in cultivation since 1894.::5.10.05
Primulaceae:primulaceae dodecatheon meadia:Shooting Star, Eastern Shooting Star, Prairie Pointer:Given the proper site and care, this can be a great addition to the garden. A captivating spring blooming plant for the woods garden.::7-31-01 5.10.05
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
Celastraceae::Euonymus Moonshadow:A broadleaf evergreen shrub with green foliage splashed with a cream to golden cell center::
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
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):
Brassicaceae::Erysimum Citron, Citron Wallflowers:A series that produces bright yell and orange flower. A good companion for Pansies.:(e-RIH-sih-mum):
Violaceae::Pansy Panola series:A multitude of different flower colors are found in this series.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
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
Poaceae::Wrights Dropseed, Big Sacaton:A tall, heat and drought tolerant grass.:(spoor-OB-oh-lus)(RITE-ee-eye):
Portulacaceae::Portulaca:An ornamental flowering plant derived from a plant that is an aggressive weed in gardens and cultivated as a culinary herb in many parts of the world. :(por-chew-LACK-a)(o-le-RAY-see-a):5.10.05
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
Grossulariaceae::Clove Current, Golden Current, Buffalo Current, Missouri Current:A native shrub with fragrant yellow flowers. Will spread by suckers to form a colony.::
Caprifoliaceae::Mohawk Viburnum:A compact Viburnum tolerating diverse growing conditions.:(vy-BER-num):
Rosaceae:::::
Araliaceae::Devils Walking-stick, Hercules Club, Prickly Elder:A fast spreading shrub which develops lots of nasty prickles.::
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
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):
Oleaceae ::Patmore Green Ash:A cultivar of the green Ash with an evenly branched crown.:(FRACK-si-nus)(pen-sil-VA-ni-ka):
Caryophyllaceae::Sternberg’s Pink:A good rock garden Dianthus with fragrant fringed flowers.::
Poaceae ::Dallas Blues Switch Grass:A large warm season grass with blue foliage.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Aizoaceae::Red Mountain Ice Plant:A great plant for the hot dry area of the yard.:(del-oh-SPUR-muh):
Asteraceae::Pink Beauty Boltonia:A pink flowering version of the more common Boltonia Snow Bank.::12.21.05
Begoniaceae ::Begonia Cherry Blossom:A begonia with double white to pink flowers that look like smalls cotton balls.::
Magnoliaceae::Hot Flash Magnolia:A hybrid Magnolia with Creamy yellow to yellow flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Boraginaceae ::Pulmonaria photo album:A photo album of different types of Pulmonaria.::
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):
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
Pteridaceae::Maidenhair Fern, Northern Maidenhair Fern, Five-FIngered Fern:A spreading fern producing delicate fronds. ::02.03.06
Poaceae ::Prairie Sky Switch Grass:A selection of Switch Grass with blue foliage.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Hydrangeaceae ::Pee Wee Oak Leaf Hydrangea:A compact Oak Leaf Hydrangea. Good for smaller spaces in the garden:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(kwer-se-FOH-lee-uh):
Malvaceae::Tie Dye Hibiscus:A bi-color Hibiscus with large pink and white flowers.::
Asteraceae::Deam's Coneflower:A free flowering Rudbeckia.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):
Dryopteridaceae::Lady in Red :A Lady fern with the added feature of red stems.:(uh-THEE-ree-um):
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::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):
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
Asteraceae:asteraceae rudbeckia hirta prairie sun:Prairie Sun Rudbeckia:One of the newer selection of Rudbeckia hirta.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):3.26.05
Labiatae::Jacob Cline Monarda, Jacob Cline Beebalm:A natural occurring cross with dark red flower heads.:(mo-NAR-da):
Asteraceae ::Bravado Coneflower:A Purple Coneflower cultivar with extra large mostly horizontal rosy red flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah) (pur-pur-EE-ah):
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
Begoniaceae ::Rhizomatous Begonia:A large diverse group of Begonias that produce a thick rhizome, have diverse foliage patterns, shapes and many produce large flushes of flowers.:(rye-ZOMM-us-tuss):
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):
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):
Asteraceae::Achillea Schwellenberg:Has the deep gold flowers of Coronation Gold, plus the silver ferny foliage of Moonshine.::
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
Balsaminaceae::New Guinea Impatiens:A group of Impatiens large flowers and decorative foliage. Usually sold in pots around 4" as compared to pack sales of the bedding type Impatiens.:(im-PAY-shenz)(HAWK-er-i):
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
Rosaceae::Linda Cambell Rose, Linda Campbell Rogosa Rose:A very hardy Rugosa Rose type with red flowers.::
Saxifragaceae::Obsidian Coral Bells:Obsidian is considered to be one of the darkest colored of the Coral Bells. ::
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
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Creme Brulee:A larger and improved version of the iconic Coreopsis Moonbeam.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
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):
Liliaceae::Hosta Moon Lily:A medium Hosta with yellow gold foliage.::
Boraginaceae::Tower of Jewels:A tall plant with dark pink to red flowers on a large inflorescence.::
Cupressaceae ::Blue Carpet Juniper:A low, wide spreading Juniper with sharp blue foliage.::
Rosaceae::Martha's Vineland shrub Rose:A shrub rose with bright crimson flowers.::
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae philadelphus coronarius minnesota snowflake:Minnesota Snowflake Mockorange:A medium sized shrub that produces a mass of double white flowers.::01.14.03, 6.17.05
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::Canadian Shield Hosta:A small to medium shiny green leaf Hosta.::
Salicaceae ::Rosemary Willow, Hoary Willow:A medium size shrub with Rosemary-like foliage.:(SAY-lik)(el-ee-AG-nos):
Araliaceae::Russian Ivy:An evergreen woody vine growing similar to the more common English Ivy.:(HED-er-uh):
Euphorbiaceae::Securinega :A shrub that is rare in American gardens. :(se-cur-in-EE-ga)(su-fruu-ti-KO-sah):
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
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
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
Lamiaceae::Variegated Oregano, Variegated Wild Greek Oregano :A variegated form of Oregano.:(oh-RIG-a-num)(vul-GA-re):
Asteraceae::White Blazing Star:A tough verticle perennial for the full sun area of the garden. ::09.22.05
Polypodiacaea::Buckler Sorrel, Shield-leaf Sorrel, French Sorrel:A culinary plant used in salads.::
Asteraceae::Pale Indian Plantain, Pale Plantain:A tall Prairie plant with white flowers.::5.16.05
Liliaceae::Hosta Mississippi Delta:A large Hosta with blue gray leaves.::
Scrophulariaceae::Icycles Veronica:A taller growing Veronica with spikes of clear white flowers.:(ve-RON-i-ka)(spi-KA-ta)):
Oleaceae ::Summer Charm Chinese Tree Lilac, Summer Charm Lilac:A small tree with creamy white flowers. :(si-RING-ga)(pea-kin-EN-sis):
Violaceae::Viola Heartfelt, Pansy Heartfelt:A Pansy with blends of nostalgic colors.::
Hydrangeaceae ::Star Burst Hydrangea, Hayes Starburst:Star Burst has a loose white flower with dropping ray florets.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Iridaceae:iridaceae iris cristata:Iris cristata:A beardless rhizomatous Iris.:(EYE-riss)(kris-TAY-tah):4.19.05
Araceae::Black Ruffles Elephant Ears:A large growing plant with a tropical look. Foliage can become very dark. A perennial in zone 7 or more treated as a tender perennial in colder climates.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
Caryophyllaceae ::Pink Fairy Babys Breath:A pink flowering version of Bristol Fairy.:(gyp-SOFF-ill-un)(pa-nik-ew-LAY-ta):
Asteraceae :asteraceae helichrysum petiolare limelight:Lime Light Licorice Plant:A yellow colored Licorice 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
Cactaceae::Rose Pin Cushion Cactus:A free flowering cactus with purplish-red flowers.::
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):
Asteraceae::Fireland Yarrow, Fireland Achilles:An hybrid Achiilea with red flowers fading to apricot gold.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Primulaceae::Baby Cyclamen, Hardy Cyclamen, Cyclamen hederifolium:One of the more hardy and reliable species of Cyclamen.:(SIK-lah-men)(hed-er-ih-FOE-lee-um):
Asteraceae:asteracea helichrysum petiolare petite:Petite Licorice Plant, Trailing Dusty Miller:A foliage plant with slender stems and soft, velvety leaves of silver. Can be allowed to trail out of pots and baskets.:(he-lee-KRIS-um)(pe-tee-o-LA-ree):
Saxifragaceae: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
Saxifragaceae::Fireworks Coral Bells, Fireworks Heuchera:A small clumping Heuchera with bronze foliage and lots of light pink flowers:(HEW-ker-ah):
Malvaceae::Purple Poppy Mallow, Winecups, Poppy Mallow, Finger Poppy Mallow:A low growing, ground cover like perennial with lots of wine to magenta colored cup shaped flowers:(kal-lee-RO-ee)((in-vol-yew-KRAH-ta):
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::Erythronium Pagoda:Yellow pendent lily-like flowers on 12 inch stalks.::
Rosaceae ::Spirea veitchii, Chinese White Spirea:A strong growing, arching shrub with white flowers reaching over 8 feet high.:(spy-REE-ah):
Asteraceae::Heliopsis Summer Sun:A compact plant with single to double golden yellow flowers.:(hee-li-OP-sis)(hee-li-AN-thoi-deez)(SKAY-bra):
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
Saxifragaceae::Red Sentinel Astilbe:A medium to tall Astilbe with deep red flowers.::
Malvaceae::Indian Spring Hollyhock:A heirloom Hollyhock with single flowers in white, rose or pink.:(al-SEE-a)(Ro-see-a):
Liliaceae::Hosta Gold Edger:A dense mounding Hosta with chartreuse to gold foliage.::
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):
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
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
Pinaceae ::Boesger Pyramidal Silver Fir:A narrow pyramidal form with deep green foliage.::
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
:::This section contains pictures of potted annuals in clay pots.::4.7.5
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):
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::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.::
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
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae salvia patens blue angel:Salvia Blue Angel:This is a cultivar of the Gentiana Salvia's.:(sal-VEE-a)(PA-tenz):04.20.03 4.22.05
Rosaceae:rosaceae potentilla fruiticosa white:White flowering Potentilla:Enter this section for information on white flowering Potentilla. ::5.16.05
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
Liliaceae: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.::12.14.0 4.22.05
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
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
Araceae::Synogonium cultivars, Arrowhead Vine, Goosefoot Plant:This section contains pictures of some of the different Syngonium cultivars. :(sin-GO-nee-um)(po-do-FI-lum):4.9.6
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
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):
Solanaceae::Raspberry Blast Petunia:A Supertunia type Petunia with pink flowers edged in a dark cerise.::
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: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.::
Liliaceae::Sundance Cordyline, Green and Red Grass Palm, Sundance Spike:Very similar to the very commonly used Spike Dracaenea, but sundance has a reddish center at the base of the leaves. Listed as a palm-like subtropical tree.::
Rosaceae ::Mellow Yellow Spirea:A wispy shrub with yellow foliage and white flowers early in the spring.:(spy-REE-ah):
Bignoniacea:bignoniacea catalpa speciosa:Catalpa, Northern Catalpa, Indian Bean Tree:A large growing tree with a great floral display in June.::4.11.05
Geraniaceae::Max Frei Geranium:A compact cultivar of the Geranium sanguineum.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um):
Caprifoliaceae::Weigela Rainbow Sensation:A variegated compact Weigela with pink flowers.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
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):
Aceraceae::Three-Flowered Maple:A small Maple tree tolerant of shaded conditions with exfoliating bark.:(AYE-cer)(try-FLOR-um):11.23.05
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):
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):
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):
Rosaceae::Cameo Flowering Quince:A double peach flowering Flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez)(ja-PON-i-ka):
Liliaceae::Tardiflora Hosta:A green leaf late blooming Hosta.::
Taxodiaceae::Emerald Peak Yew:A pyramidal Yew with good resistance to winter burn.:(TAX-us):
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):
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae crassula argentea hummel's sunset:Hummel's Sunset Jade:An interesting cultivar of the popular Jade.::5.15.05
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
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.::
Labiatae::Hyssop:A plant with ornamental, culinary and medicinal uses.:(hi-SO-pus):
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
Ficoidaceae::Fenestrarias, Baby Toes:A small highly succulent plant with window tipped leaves.:(fen-es-TRAY-ree-uh):
Fabaceae::Purple Robe Black Locust:A Black Locust with violet purple flowers.:(roe-BIN-nee-uh)(sue-doe-uh-KAY-shuh):
Liliaceae::Royal Standard Hosta:An older Hosta cultivar that is still widely used. Noted for its white flowers in August.::
:::A few pictures of a 200 square foot patio.::
Fagaceae::Chenes Chestnut variety, Dwarf Korean Chestnut:Very difficult to find any information on this plant. The name I applied is the one listed on the label at the botanical gardens.:(kas-TA-nee-a):
Asteraceae::Sky Blue Aster, Prairie Heart Leaved Aster:A native Aster that works well in gardens.::
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):
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):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Honey Song:::
Asteraceae ::Ageratum Leilani Blue:A taller Ageratum with fluffy blue blooms.:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
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
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):
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):
Primulaceae::Kiosana Primula:A shade loving perennial Primula that slowly colonizes an area by rhizomes.::
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: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
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
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus strobus pendula:Weeping White Pine,:A loose weeping form of the White Pine.:(PIE-nus)(STROH-bus):5.6.05
Begoniaceae:begoniaceae begonia semperflorens:Begonia, Wax Begonia, Fiborous rooted Begonia:A very popular group of annuals that can be grown in full sun or shade. Great in gardens or containers. Give it a bright window and it can be used as a indoor plant during the winter. They are very floriferous.:(bee-go' ni-a):4.11.05
Cyperaceae::Carex Amazon Mist:Forms an arching tussock with two tone foliage.:(KAIR-ex)(KOH-manz):
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):
Hydrangeaceae ::Oakleaf Hydrangea:This is the native Oakleaf Hydrangea shrub.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(kwer-se-FOH-lee-uh):
Compositae ::Zinnia Envy:An unique colored Zinnia with lime to green colored flowers:(zin-EE-a)(EL-e-genz):
Dryopteridaceae::Ghost Fern:An unusual fern with silvery white fronds.:(a-THI-ree-um)(nip-pon-IK-cum):
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
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):
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
Verbenaceae::Cut-leaf Chastetree, Cut Leaf Vitex:A deciduous shrub ground as a herbaceous perennial in the colder zones of its range. :(VI-teks)(ni-GUN-doe):
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):
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
Liliaceae::Gold Daylily:This section contains gold flowering Daylilies.::
Agavaceae:agavaceae agave victoriae-reginae:Agave Victoria, Queen Agavae:A slow growing succulent plant for the bright to direct sun areas of the interior.::rev 08.15.02 4.7.5
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):
Asteraceae::Sombrero Salsa Red Coneflower:If you are looking for a red Coneflower this plant should fit the bill. One of the members of the Salsa series of Coneflowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
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
Euphorbiaceae::Snow on the Mountain, :A showy variegated Euphorbia.:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh):
Aspleniaceae:aspleniaceae asplenium nidus:Birds Nest Fern:An easy fern to grow in the interior of buildings. In it natural habitat Birds Nest Fern grows as an epiphytic plant.::5-27-01rev 4.9.5
Poaceae::River Mist Northern Sea Oats:A variegated cultivar of the Norther Sea Oats.:(kas-MAN-thee-um)(lat-i-FOL-ee-um):
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):
Caryophyllaceae::Royal Catchfly:A wild flower with brilliant red 4 petal flowers.:(sigh-LEE-nee)(REE-jee-uh):
Scrophulariaceae::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):
Lamiaceae::Salvia Amethyst:Blue and purple color is the most common flower found in the perennial Salvias. Salvia Amethyst flowers have a lilac to soft pink color.:(SAL-vee-a):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Lidakense:A tough bluish foliage mounding plant with pink flowers.::
Asteraceae::Red Shift Coreopsis:The temperature will determine the shift of this flower from creamy yellow to red.::
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae sambucus nigra marginata:Variegated European Elder:A variegated form of the European Elder.:(sam-BU-kus)(NIE-gra):4.12.05
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):
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Moran:A medium size hardy Geranium with violet-blue flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um):
Salicaceae:salicaceae populus deltoides:Cottonwood, Eastern Cottonwood:A very fast growing short-lived tree. Its messy habit of producing large amounts of catkins has caused it to become outlawed in many communities.::09.06.02 5.27.05
Rosaceae::White Meadow Sweet, Narrowleaf Meadowsweet, Pale Bridewort or Pipestem:A native shrub found growing in wet areas.::
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.::
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.::
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):
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):
Ulmaceae:ulmaceae celtis occidentalis:Common Hackberry:A large, tough durable tree.::7.3.05
Rosaceae::Korean Spirea:AN under used Spirea with white flowers.:(spy-REE-ah)(frit-she-A-na):
Liliaceae::Hosta Great Expendations:A large, slow growing Hosta with creamy yellow center surrounded by a bluish green margin.:part shade to shade:
Lamiaceae::Bells of Ireland, Lady in the Bathtube, Shell FLower:Vertical plant with green colored bell shaped calyxes.:(mol-you-Chel-uh):
Compositae:compositae zinnia elegans profusion:Zinnia Profusion:A good compact single flowering Zinnia.::5.16.05
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Kikuzaki:A small Magnolia that flowers at an early age.:(mag-NO-lee-uh)(stell-AY-tuh):
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
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):
Amaranthaceae::Red Thread Alternanthera:A tender perennial grown as a annual in the colder areas. Can be used as a spiller and filler in containers. Easy to over winter indoor.:(al-ter-NAN-the-ra):
Asteraceae::Asahi False Sunflower:A clump forming plant with double yellow to orange flowers.:(hee-lee-OP-sis)(hee-lee-anth-OI-deez):
Oleaceae::Albert B Holden Lilac:A Lilac with dark purple buds opening to deep purple flowers.::
Malvaceae::Jazzberry Jam Hibiscus:A newer hardy Hibiscus cultivar with bright magenta-pink flowers.::
Cornaceae::Isanti Dogwood.:A nice compact form with red stems.:(KOR-nus):
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.::
Rosaceae ::Flowering Crab Kirk, Ornamental Flowering Crab Kirk:A small white flowering ornamental crab::
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
Campanulaceae::Lobelia Monet Moment:A medium to tall vertical plant that enjoys moist soil.:(low-BEE-lee-a):
Dryopteridaceae::Wildwood Twist Japanese Painted Fern, Anthyrium Wildwood Twist:A newer cultivar of the familiar Japanese Painted Fern.:(a-THI-ree-um)(nip-pon-IK-cum)(PIK-tum):
Begoniaceae ::Begonia echinosepala:A busy Begonia with attractive leaves and white flowers.: :
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Strawberries and Cream:Name references the two toned color of the flowers.::
Scrophulariaceae::Prairie Dusk Penstemon, Prairie Dusk Bearded Tongue:A hybrid Penstemon with spikes of rose-purple tubular flowers.::
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
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
Rosaceae::Autumn Magic Chokeberry:A compact version of the native Chokeberry.:(a-roh-NI-a)(mel-an-OH-car-pa):
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
Asteraceae::Marsh Blazing Star, Dense Blazing Star:A tall spiked flowering plant that likes moisture sites::
Rosaceae ::Pasteur Rose, Carolina Rose, Wild Rose:A wild rose with a single pink flowers.::
Liliaceae::Hosta Diana Remembered:A medium to large white edged Hosta named after the late Diana, Princess of Wales.::
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
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):
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
Apocynaceae::Burgundy Vinca minor:A good ground cover plant for the shaded areas having a nice rich burgundy flowers.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):
Ericaceae::Rhododendron Elegans:An old proven Rhododendron cultivar.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
Liliaceae::Waterlily Autumn Crocus:A double flowering form of the Autumn Flowering Crocus.:(KOHL-chi-kum) :
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Autumn Charm:Autumn Charm is a sport of Autumn Autumn Joy having a creamy white margin.:(SEE-dum)(LAI-osh):
Caprifoliaceae ::Cranberry Viburnum:A medium to tall shrub with white flowers, red berries and variable fall foliage color.:vy-BER-num):
Ranunculaceae::False rue anemone:A native wild flower found growing in moist woods and forests.::
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):
Caprifoliaceae::Sugar ans Species Korean Viburnum:An improved cultivar of the Korean Spice Viburnum.:(vy-BURN-um)(kar-LESS-ee-eye):
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):
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
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
Solanaceae::Browallia Blue Bells:A cascading plant with blue star shaped flowers:(bro-WAL-ee-ah)(spee-see-OH-sa):
Polemoniaceae ::White Delight Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with white flowers in May::
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
Caryophyllaceae::Cluster Head Pink, Dianthus Carthusianorum::(dye-AN-thus)(kar-thoo-see-AN-or-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):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hemerocallis bicolor daylily:Bicolor flowering Daylily:This section contains pictures of Daylily that have bicolor flowers.::7-19-02 4.22.05
Dryopteridaceae::Korean Twin Shield Fern:::
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):
Tiliaceae:tiliaceae tillia americana continental appeal:Continental Appeal American Linden:A distinctly pyramidal growing American Linden::7.03.05
Calycanthaceae ::Sweet Bush:::
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):
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
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
Liliaceae::Mouse Ears Hosta:A small cute Hosta with blue foliage.::
Rosaceae::Dwarf Flowering Plum:A medium shrub that produces a plethora of flowers in the spring.:(PRUU-nus)(glan-duu-LO-sa):
Acanthaceae::Persian Shield:A plant grown for its iridescent foliage.:(strow-bil-LAN-thees)(die-er-ee-AA-nuss):4.7.5
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 05:Triandrus Daffodils:The Triandrus Daffodils have 2-3 fragrant, pendulous flowers per stem.::03.08.03 5.8.5
Solanaceae:solanaceae nicotiana suaveolans:Sweet Scented Tobacco:::6.24.05
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae astillbe arendsii:Astillbe ardendsii and japonica hybrids:This group contains many of the plants that are considered the old stand-bys of Astillbe.::6.1.05
Saxifragaceae::Red Light Astilbe:An Astilbe with red flowers.::
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):
Crassulaceae::Donkey Ears Kalanchoe:An interesting succulent plant, forming new plantlets along the sides of the leaves.::
Cupressaceae::Fairview Juniper:A fast growing upright Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Solanaceae::Easy Wave Petunias:An improvement over the original Wave Petunia. Can be used as a ground cover in pots or hanging baskets.::
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.::
Tiliaceae:tiliaceae tilia cordata:Littleleaf Linden:A medium sized tree with a dense pyramidal habit.:(TILL-i-a)(kore-DAY-ta):7.03.05
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
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
Amaranthaceae ::Gomphrena QIS series, Globe Amaranth QIS:A taller Globe Amaranth.:(gom-FREE-na)(glo-BO-sa):
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
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea abies pygmaea:Pygmaea Norway Spruce:A very hardy slow growing Norway Spruce.:(PY-see-ah)(A-bees):5.3.05
Rubiaceae::Yellow Bedstraw, Ladys Bedstraw:An heirloom plant used for stuffing mattresses to curdling cheese to an assortment of aliment remedies.:(gay-LEE-um):
Lamiaceae ::Ajuga Black Scallop:A low growing almost black colored Ajuga.::
Scrophulariaceae ::Excelsior hybrids:Large biennial Foxglove with purple and white flowers surrounding the flower stalk.:(dij-i-TAL-is)(pur-PU-ree-ah):
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):
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
Oleaceae::Edith Cavell Lilac:A double white flowering Lilac.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
Liliaceae:liliaceae chlorophytum general data:Spider PLant:One of the more common plants used in the indoors.:(kloh-roh-FYE-tum):1-15-03
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):
Caprifoliaceae::Clavey Dwarf Honesuckle:A dwarf Honeysuckle good for hedges.:(lon-ISS-er-a):7.15.05
Dipsacaceae ::PinCushion Flower, Sweet Scabiosa, Morning Bride:The deep burgundy flowers are sometimes almost black:(skay-bi-O-sa)(at-row-per-PU-ree):
Magnoliaceae::Sweet bay Magnolia, Swamp Bay Magnolia:A small Magnolia with scented white flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah)(vir-jin-EE-ana):
Brassicaceae::Alyssum Clear Crsytal, Sweet Alyssum:A new cultivar of Sweet Alyssum with larger and more fragrant flowers:(lob-U-la-ri-ah)(ma-RIT-i-ma):
Asteraceae::Pica Bella Coneflower:A florific Coneflower with spiky flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
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
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae capsella bursa pastoris:Shepard's Purse, Pepperplant, Pickpurse, Caseweed:A common weed of the Mustard family.::4.11.5
Berberidaceae ::Helmond Pillar Barberry:A red foliage columnar Barberry.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):
Ranunculaceae::Peony Bartzella:A beautiful yellow Peony that is an intergeneric cross.::
Asteraceae::False Sunflower, Ox Eyed Sunflower:A tall branching plant with yellow orange flowers.::
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):
Liliaceae::Sansevieria Bantel's Sensation:A sport of S. trifasciata laurentii.:(san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(try-fask-ee-AH-tuh):4.27.05
Solanaceae::Ornamental Pepper Black Pearl:Has semi-glossy leaves with black rounded fruit that turn red.:(KAP-sih-kum):
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):
Pinaceae::Aurea Jackobson Spruce, Compact Golden Norway Spruce:A very slow growing Norway Spruce with yellow to golden yellow foliage.::
Hippocastanaceae::Fort McNair Red Horsechestnut:A hybrid red Horsechestnut with showy pink flowers.:(es-KU-lus)(KAR-nee-a):
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
::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.::
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae salvia sinaloensis:Sinaloa Blue Sage:A native Mexican Salvia with true blue flowers.::4.22.05
:edging brick::This sections shows how brick can be used to edge an area in the landscape.::4.5.5
Asteraceae::Fain Fare, Gaillardia:A Gaillardia with tubular flowers that flare at the tip.:(gail-LARD-ee-uh):
Labiatae::Cambridge Scarlett Monarda:A Monarda with dark red flowers:(mo-NAR-da):
Hydrangeaceae ::Elf Pink Hydrangea, Piamina Comet:A dwarf mophead Hydrangea with pink flowers that can be blue in acidic soil.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
Plumbaginaceae::Armeria Dusseldrof Pride, Dusseldorf Pride Sea Thrift:An improved Sea Thrift with larger flowers. Best grown in drier, sandy soils.:(ar-MEER-i-ah):
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
Saxifragaceae::Heuchera Snow Angel:A small mounding Heuchera with variegated foliage and larger pink flowers.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Hydrangeaceae::Oakleaf Hydrangea Alice:An Oakleaf Hydrangea with large white inflorescence and tolerates full sun.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(kwer-se-FOH-lee-uh):
Crassulaceae::Jaws Sedum:A sport of Sedum Autumn Joy with serrated incurred leaves that look like Jaws.::
Taxodiaceae:taxodiaceae taxus x media andersonii:Anderson's Yew:A fast growing spreading Yew. Has never winter burned in any of my plantings.::7-21-01 6.25.05
Asclepiadaceae::Variegated Hindu Rope Plant:A variegated version of the contorted Hoya called Hindu Rope Plant.:(HOY-ah):
Pinaceae ::Gentsch White Canadian hemlock:A globose to nested form of Hemlock with white tipped foliage.:(TSUU-ga)(can-ah-DEN-sis):
Liliaceae::Hair Allium:Instead of having the traditional globular flower head, this Alliums flower is having a bad hair day.::
Poaceae::Minuett Miscanthus, Japanese Silver Grass Minuett:One of the shorter smaller Miscanthus (Japanese Silver Grass) available.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Caryophyllaceae::Crimsonia, Dianthus Crimsonia:A hardy Dianthus with frilled red flowers.::
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
Asteraceae::False Goldenrod, Heart-leaf Goldenrod, Autumn Goldenrod:::
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
Asteraceae::Mahogany Midget Coreopsis:A dwarf red annual Coreopsis that produces an abundance of flowers throughout the growing season.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Dryopteridaceae::Hardy Holly Fern:A hardy Holly Fern that needs moist, well drained soils.:(sir-TOH-mee-um)(for-TOO-nee-eye):
Juglandaceae::Shagbark Hickory, Shellbark Hickory, Scalybark Hickory:A large growing native tree producing a edible fruit.::
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):
Scrophulariaceae::Diascia Flying Colors Appleblossum:A bi color Diascia with pink and white flowers.:(di-AS-SHE-ah)(BAR-ber-ee):
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
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):
Crassulaceae::Sedum Red Cauli:The contrast of the leaves, stems and flowers are great features of this plant.::
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
Asclepiadaceae ::Asclepias Silky Gold, Asclepias Silky Scarlett, Silkweed:A tall tender perennial that attracts nectar seeking animals.:(as-KLEE-pi-as)(in-kar-NAY-ta):
Lamiaceae ::Pink Chintz Thyme:A rapid growing ground cover Thyme with pink flowers.:(THY-mus):
Rosaceae::Madri Gras Rose:A floribunda rose with yellow flowers fading to pink. An All American Rose selection. ::
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):
Poaceae::Quack Grass, Smooth Quack Grass:An annual grass that can become a major problem in lawns.::
Euphorbiaceae::Bitter Cassava, Variegated Tapioca Plant, Cassava:A variegated form of Tapioca usually grown as an annual in the colder hardiness zones.::
Oleaceae::Charles Jolly Lilac:A double reddish purple Lilac introduced in the late 1800's.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Cupressaceae::Bar Harbor Juniper:A low growing wide spreading ground cover Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis):
Ranunculaceae::Clematis:Clematis are very versatile garden vines with a wide range of colors, flower sizes and season of bloom.:(KLEM-uh-tiss) :
Convolvulaceae::Blue Star Morning Glory:A fast growing annual vine.::
Lamiaceae::Longin Russin Sage:Perovoskia are loose airy sub shrubs with gray foliage and lavender blue flowers. Longin is a narrow more upright Russian Sage cultivar.::
Rosaceae:rosaceae spiraea x arguta garland spirea:Garland Spirea:Garland Spirea produces arching branches loaded with clusters of small white flowers at the end of May.:(spy-REE-ah):02.26.04 5.15.05
Dryopteridaceae::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
Compositae ::Zinnia Crystal series:A very floriferous Mexican type Zinnia an AAS winner.::
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
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Corona:A well branched compact annual Rudbeckia loaded with semi-double flowers.:(ruh-TIB-ih-duh):
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
Piperaceae:piperaceae peperomia caperata emerald ripple:Emerald Ripple Peperomia:One of the popular Peperomia's. The small heart-shaped leaves are corrugated and quilted like a washboard. Refer to Peperomia "Red Ripple" for a complete cultural listing for this plant.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh):rev 02.11.02 5.6.05
Ranunculaceae::Jelitto Thalictrum::(tha-LICK-trum):
Rosaceae::Funny Face Rose:A shrub Rose from the Easy Elegance series. Pink white blend flowers.::
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) :
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):
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):
Rosaceae ::Redleaf Rose:A large gangly shrub rose grown for its foliage and flowers.::
Liliaceae::Blue Globe Allium:A late blooming Allium with globular blue flowers:(AL-ee-um)(sir-EW-lee-um):
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
Begoniaceae::Santa Cruz Sunset Begonia:A pendulous Begonia with red to orange flowers.::
Ginkgoaceae::Mayfield Gingko:A narrow upright Ginkgo.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Asteraceae::Sienna Sunset Coreopsis:A thread leaf Coreopsis cultivar with a new color.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
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
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.::
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
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Euphorbiodes:An improved form of S. aizoon an old fashion cottage garden plant.::
Verbenaceae::Blue Princess Verbena:A trailing mildew resistant variety with lavender blue flowers.:(ver-BEE-na):
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):
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
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum sieboldi:October Sedum, Siebold's Sedum:A beautiful plant that forms a interesting round mat of blue-green foliage. Blooms in the late summer or early fall.:(SEE-dum)(sie-BOLD-ee-eye) :4.4.5
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):
Liliaceae::Hosta Pauls Glory:Paul's Glory is a large mounding plant having gold centered leaves with green margins.::
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):
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer negundo:Boxelder, Ash-leaf Maple, Manitoba Maple:A very fast growing weedy tree.::09.11.02 4.7.5
Liliaceae:liliaceae sansevieria trifasciata laurentii futura:Sansevieria Futura:A medium sized plant with wide banded leaves that have a thin gold margin. :san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(try-fask-ee-AH-tuh):4.27.05
Amaranthaceae::Alternanthera, Josephs Coat, Parrot Leaf:Tender perennials or shrubs grown as annuals in the colder hardiness zones. Can be grown indoors has a house plant.:(al-ter-NAN-the-ra):
Bromeliaceae::Air Plants, Airplants, Tillys:Called air plants because they do not require soil to live.::
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Sunny Border Blue:A medium Veronica with violet blue flower spikes.:(ver-ON-ih-kah):
Piperaceae ::Red Edge Peperomia:A small shrubby Peperomia with red edges on he leaves.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh) :
Celastraceae::Euonymus Gaiety, Emerald Gaiety:A rather slow growing small shrub with white edged evergreen leaves.::
Fabaceae::Forest Pansy Red Bud:A Red Bud with maroon to purple colored foliage.:(SER-sis)(kan-uh-DEN-sis):
Asteraceae::White Wood Aster:A white woodland Aster.::syn. Eurybia divaricata
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
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer saccharinum:Silver Maple:This section contains pictures of Silver Maple in the landscape. Refer back to Silver Maple Natural site for more information on this plant.::12.29.03 4.7.5
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
Betulaceae::American Hornbeam, Blue Beech, Ironwood, Muscle Tree:A small native tree.:(kar-PI-nus)(ka-ro-lin-i-A-na):
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
Caryophyllaceae::Gary Eichhorn Dianthus:A pink long blooming Dianthus cultivar.:(dye-AN-thus)(sub-a-KAW-liss):
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):
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
Lamiaceae::Salvia Van Houttei:A large tender perennial Salvia.:(sal-VEE-a):
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
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
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
Pinaceae::Uncle Foggy:A dwarf prostrate form of the Jack Pine. Slow growing and very hardy.:(PI-nus)(bank-see-A-na):
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):
Rosaceae::Nordic Carpet Cotoneaster:A low growing shrub with glossy green leaves and white flowers.:(ko-tone-EE-aster)(DAM-eri):
Crassulaceae::Sedum Adolphii, Golden Sedum:A trailing plant or ground cover that needs maximum sunlight to bring out the foliage color.::
Polemoniaceae::Garden Phlox Tracy's Treasure:A tall Garden Phlox with soft pink flowers.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Rosaceae::Nanking Cherry, Manchu Cherry:A medium to large spring flowering shrub.:(PRU-nus)(to-men-TOE-sa):5.26.05
Caprifoliaceae::Harvest Gold Viburnum, Park Harvest Viburnum:A Viburnum with yellow foliage in the spring.:(vy-BER-num):
Geraniaceae::Elsbeth Geranium:A Geranium sanguieum cultivar with vivid pink flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um):
:fences::A odds and ends collection of different ways fences can be used to landscape the yard.::4.5.5
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Lamiaceae::Agastache Acapulco Series::(ah-gas-TAH-kee):02.03.06
Lamiaceae::Plectranthus Heigh Ho Silver:A cascading silver leaf Plectranthus. Mixes well in large containers.:(plec-TRAN-thus):
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):
Cupressaceae::Little Spire Juniper:A tight, slow growing narrow upright Juniper:(jew-NIP-er-us) (KOM-yoo-nis):
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
Santalaceae::False Toadflax, Bastard False Toadflax:::7.20.05
Compositae ::Zinnia cultivars:A group of annuals that seems to be moving back into popularity. The plants breeders are producing mildew resistant plants and many shorter compact varieties with a wide range of colors.:(zin-EE-a)(EL-e-genz):8.19.05
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):
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
Rosaceae::Profusion Flowering Crab:An upright mounding 20 foot tree with deep rose colored flowers.::
Iridaceae:iridaceae iris siberica cultivars:Siberian Iris:This section contains pictures and descriptions of named Siberian Iris cultivars.::12.10.10 4.19.05
Euphorbiaceae::Variegated Corncob Plant, Variegated Corncob Euphorbia, Indian Corncob:A small succulent whose entire stem can be totally variegated.:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh):03.01.06
Poaceae:poaceae bouteloua curtipendula:Side-Oats Grama:Forms small tufts of narrow leaves with arching flower scapes.::5.7.05
Anacardiaceae:anacardiaceae rhus typhina bailtiger:Tiger Eyes Cutleaf Sumac:A Cut-leaf Sumac type with bright yellow foliage during the growing season and vivid fall colors.:(rhoos)(TIE-fee-na):4.8.5
Asteraceae::Gaillardia Amber Wheels:A Gaillardia with large golden fringed petals.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):
Cannaceae::Australia Canna:A stunning plant with deep burgundy colored foliage and red flowers.::
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
Asteraceae:asteraceae gaillardia x grandiflora golden globe:Gaillardia Golden Goblin:A Gaillardia with all yellow flowers with trilobed tips.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):01.12.04 4.9.5
Liliaceae::Hosta Brim Cup:A short, wide spreading Hosta with white variegated leaves.::
Asteraceae::Dog Fennel Eupatorium:A tall feathery looking tender perennial.:(yew-pa-TOR-ee-um):
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
Caryophyllaceae ::Flashing Lights Dianthus, Flashing Lights Maiden Pinks:A mat forming trailing perennial with red flowers.::
Ranunculaceae::Spring Magic Columbines:A series of shorter Columbine for the front of a garden.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
Asteraceae::String of Bananas :A curiosity succulent plant with banana shaped leaves.::
Cannaceae::Tropical Sunrise Canna:A Canna with pink to apricot salmon colored flowers. In zone #5 grown as a tender perennial.:(KAN-uh) :
Poaceae::Dixieland Maiden Hair Grass:A compact variegated Maiden Grass.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Pinaceae::Varely Japanese Larch:A slow growing dwarf Larch:(LAR-iks)(KEM-fer-eye):
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):
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
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
Gentianaceae:gentianaceae gentianella quinquefolia:Stiff Gentian, Ague-weed:An annual Gentian found growing in woods and damp meadows.::11.21.02 5.18.05
Euphorbiaceae::Caper Spurge, Mole Plant, Gopher Purge:An annual Euphorbia reported to repel moles, voles and gophers. :(yew-FOR-bee-ah)(LA-thih-ris):
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):
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):
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
:mixed garden scenes bulbs a garden in may::A series of picture of a garden I maintain, design and plant. It illustrates how bulbs can be inter-planted with perennials and shrubs to help mask the dying back foliage of the bulbs.::4.7.5
Lamiaceae ::Lavender, Common Lavender:The species Lavender from which many cultivars have been derived.::
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):
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 02:Large-Cupped Daffodils:The large-cupped Daffodils have one flower per stem. The cup or corona is one third but less than equal too the length of the perianth segments.::03.08.03 5.8.5
Scrophulariaceae::Penstemon smallii, Smalls Penstemon:A short lived perennial with orchid to red violet flowers. Good for full sun, drier spots.::
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) :
Scrophulariaceae ::Veronica Eveline:A medium tall Veronica with dense racemes of purplish red flowers.:(ve-RON-i-ka):
Liliaceae::Hosta June:A medium size mounding Hosta with blue leaves having a goldish center.::
Fabaceae ::Imperial Honeylocust:A graceful rounded, thornless Honeylocust.::
Caprifoliaceae::Viburnum:A very large Viburnum with white flowers.::
:steps::This section contains examples of different types of materials and how they are used to make steps in the landscape.::4.5.5
Crassulaceae ::Corsican Stonecrop :A very low growing Sedum with glaucous gray foliage that requires excellent drainage.::
Plantanaceae::Suttneri London Plane Tree:A London Plant Tree with variegated leaves.:(PLAT-uh-nus)(a-ser-ih-FOLE-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. ::
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
Solanaceae ::Double Petunias:A group of Petunias with large double flowers.::08.15.05
Saxifragaceae::Purple Candles Astillbe:A tall Astilbe with reddish purple flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee)(chi-NEN-sis):
Asteraceae::Highland Blast Coreopsis:A small to medium Coreopsis with a plethora of flowers.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Salicaceae::Silver Creeping Willow:A dwarf Willow with a creeping growth habit and silver-gray leaves.::
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):
Fabaceae:leguminosae mimosa pudica:Sensitive Plant:An oddity in the plant world having leaves which fold up when touched. Not the easiest plant to keep alive.::5.18.05
Poaceae::Autumn Moor Grass:A cool season grass flowering in the fall.:(ses-LER-ee-ah)(aw-tum-NAH-lis):
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae thlaspi arvense:Field Penny Crest:An annual weed common throughout the USA.::4.11.5
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):
Saxifragaceae::Purple Petty Coats Heuchera, Purple Petty Cost Coral Bells:A Heuchera with bronze purple ruffled leaves.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Rosaceae::Gold Drop Potentilla:A small Potentilla with yellow flowers.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Magnoliaceae::Ballerina Magnolia:A small to medium Magnolia with white flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Rosaceae::Lancelot Flowering Crabapple:A small slow growing tree with white flowers.::
Asclepiadaceae ::Butterflyweed:Pictures of plants growing in garden sites.:(as-KLEE-pi-as)(tuu-be-ROW-sa):aaa
Lamiaceae::Cinnamon Basil, Mexican Spice Basil:A basil with cinnamon scented leaves.::
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):
Hydrangeaceae::Chantilly Lace Hydragea:An improvement over other H. paniculata cultivars because of white flowers and strong flower stems.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Pinaceae ::Englemann Spruce:A large growing pyramidal Spruce, similar to the White Spruce.:(PIE-see-ah):
Araceae::Elephant Ears, Giant Taro:Produces large green leaves adding a tropical feel to the garden.::
Crassulaceae::Sedum reflexum, Reflexed Stonecrop, Blue Stonecrop, Jenny's Stonecrop:A low growing Sedum tolerant of poor sites. Has blue spruce-like foliage and yellow flowers.::
Hippocastanaceae ::Autumn Splender :A small hardy tree with excellent fall foliage.:(es-KU-lus):
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
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Tangutica group:This group of Clematis has lantern shaped yellow flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Poaceae::Albo striata Hakone Grass:A form of Hakone grass with white variegation.:(hah-koh-neh-KLOH-ah)(MAK-rah):
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
Labiatae::Monarda, Osage Tea:A medium tall, wide spreading perennial for the full sun areas of the garden.:(mow-NAR-da):05.04.06
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 ::Tricolor Sedum:A nice small, non-aggressive Sedum with colorful foliage.::
Hydrangeaceae::Phantom Hydrangea:Phantom has some of the largest flowers of the H. paniculata cultivars.:(hy-DRAIN-juh)(pan-ick-yoo-LAY-tuh):
Asteraceae::Daisy Duke Shasta Daisy, Daisy May Shasta Daisy:A new florific compact Shasta Daisy.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
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
Acanthaceae::Red Pseuderanthemumn, Purple False Eranthemum :A tall purple foliage plant.:(soo-de-AN-tha-mum)(at-ro-per-PER-ee-um):
Aceraceae ::Northfire Maple :A selection of Red Maple with good branching habit and a superior fall color:(AY-ser)(ROO-brum):11.25.05
Rosaceae::Potentilla Primrose Beauty:A Potentilla with pale primrose yellow flowers:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
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::Golden Delicious Salvia:A yellow foliage Salvia with red flowers.::
Aceraceae::Paper Bark Maple:A small tree with smooth peeling cinnamon colored bark.:(AY-ser)(GRISS-ee-um):
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
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
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):
Poaceae ::Pennestetum Jester:An improved ornamental millet grass.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
Rosaceae::Apple Service Berry:A small tree with white flowers before the leaves followed by edible fruit.:(am-e-LANG-key-er):
Asteraceae::Jethro Tull Coreopsis:A very florific Coreopis. The golden yellow to orange flowers have fluted petals.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Rosaceae::Snow White Potentilla:A low herbaceous perennial with white 5 petal flowers.::
Poaceae::Windspeil Moor Grass, Tall Purple Moor Grass:A mounding grass with tall flowers stalks that dance in the wind.:(moh-LIN-ee-ah):
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):
Hypericaceae:hypericaceae hypericum calycinum:St. John's Wort, Aarons Beard:A vigorous fast growing woody plant spreading by stolons. Produces a mass of yellow flowers in the summer.:(hy-PER-ee-kum):4.19.05
Lamiaceae::Salvia Weuwe, Balkan Clarey:A hardy perennial Salvia with spikes of purple flowers.:(SAL-vee-a):
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):
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Painters Palette:This hardy Geranium has an array of different colored flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(pray-TEN-see):
Aceraceae::Garnet Japanese Maple:a burgundy colored lace-type Japanese Maple.:(AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
Asteraceae::Tuscan False Sun Sunflower:One of the shortest cultivars of Heliopsis, less than 2 feet tall.:(hee-li-OP-sis)(hee-li-AN-thoi-deez)(:
Liliaceae:liliaceae sansevieria propagation - partial leaf cuttings:Sansevieria (partial leaf cuttings):Pictures and descriptions of propagating Sansevieria by partial leaf cuttings::4.26.05
Saxifragaceae::Dwarf Minnesota Snowflake Mach Orange:A dwarf Mach Orange with double white flowers in the spring.::
Berberidaceae:berberidaceae berberis thunbergi atropupurea rosey glow:Rosey Glow Barberry:A medium size thorny shrub with red to purple colored foliage. The new growth has a very interests pink mottling.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-BER-jee-a):4.11.05
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
Asteraceae:compositae helianthus grosseserratus:Sawtooth Sunflower:An extremely tall native sunflower.:(HE-li-an-thus):09-24-01 4.16.05
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
Asclepiadaceae ::Swamp Milkweed, Marsh Milkweed:A native Milkweed preferring the damp areas of the landscape.:(as-KLEE-pi-as)(in-kar-NAY-ta):
Onagraceae:primulaceae oenothera missouriensis greencourt lemon:Greencourt Lemon Evening Primrose:A medium mounding Evening Primrose.::5.10.05
Cactaceae:cactaceae notocactus leninghausii:Golden Ball Cactus:::4.12.5
Begoniaceae::Begonia Sophie Cecile:A tall growing cane-like Begonia.::02.16.06
Asteraceae::Little Princess Shasta Daisy:A dwarf cultivar of Shasta Daisy.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Garden Leader series:::
Rosaceae ::Flowering Almound, Double Flowering Plum:Double pink flowers early in the spring on a medium sized single stemmed shrub.:(PRUU-nus):
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.::
Rosaceae::Jackii Siberian Crabapple:A very hardy Apple tree with white flowers and small fruit.::
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.::
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):
Lamiaceae ::Silver Bells Ajuga, Variegated Ajuga:A slow growing white variegated Ajuga cultivar.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
Caprifoliaceae ::Weigela Canary:A yellow flowering Weigela.:(wie-GE-la0(sub-SES-i-lis):
Ranunculaceae::Swan Colombine series:A large mix of colors in this mid size Columbine.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
:combinations annuals:Annual Combinations:This section contains a hodgepodge of pictures showing different annuals growing together::4.5.5
Geraniaceae::Geranium Katherine Adele:A Geranium with pink flowers with purple markings on the leaves.::
Papilionaceae:fabaceae caragana arborescens:Siberian Peashrub:An extremely hardy large shrub or small tree.:(kar-uh-GAN-uh)(ar-bo-RES-senz):
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
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
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
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):
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.::
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
Scrophulariaceae::Black Prince Snapdragon:A Snapdragon with deep crimson flowers.:(an-tih-RI-num)(MAY-jus):
Taxodiaceae:taxodiaceae taxus x media sunburst:Sunburst Yew:The new growth of this Yew is yellow.::6.25.05
Geraniaceae::Espresso Geranium:A cultivar of our native Geranium with purple to coffee colored leaves.::
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
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
Cupressaceae::Andorra Juniper:A wide spreading, softer ground cover Juniper turning plume color in the winter.:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis):
Araceae ::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.::
Asteraceae::Purple Fields Ageratum:An Ageratum with purple flowers:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
Cactaceae::Optunia macrorhiza Red Throat:A selection of O.macrohiza with a consistent red throat.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
Anacardiaceae::Royal Purple Smoke Bush:A purple leaf cultivar of the Smokebush. :(ko-TI-nus)(ko-GIG-ri-a):4.8.5
Asteraceae::Shasta Daisy Snow Lady:A long blooming compact Shasta Daisy.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
Geraniaceae::Black-eyed Magenta Geranium, Black-eyed Magenta Canesbill:A low growing hardy Geranium with bright dark purplish red to magenta flowers and a dark center. A good rock garden hardy Geranium.:(jer-AY-nee-um):Geraniaceae
Asparagaceae::Giant Mexican Lily, Mauritius Hemp:::
Liliaceae::Hosta Tattoo:A small three toned, golden leaf Hosta.::
Malvaceae::Hardy Hibiscus cultivars:This section contains images of hardy Hibiscus cultivars.::
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):
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::Bristlecone Pine:Some of the oldest tree living today are Bristlecone Pines::
Ericaceae::April Reign Rhododendron:A smaller Rhododendron with double pink flowers.::
Asteraceae::Helianthus Kong, Kong Sunflower:A tall multistem Sunflower.:(hee-lee-AN-thus)(AN-yoo-us) :
Amaranthaceae:amaranthaceae amaranthus tricolor:Joseph's Coat:A tall slender plant grown for its multicolored foliage.::4.8.5
Asteraceae::Chocolate Eupatorium:A selection of the White Snake Root (Eupatorium rugosum) with dark burgundy foliage. :(yew-pah-TOR-ee-um)(roo-GO-sum):
Celastraceae:celastraceae celastrus scandens native site:Bittersweet:Pictures of Bittersweet in a native site.::
Commelinaceae::Turtle Vine, Bolivian Inch Plant, Basket Plant:An easy to grow, vigorous creeping vine quickly filling out the growing container.::04.08.06
Agavaceae::Artichoke Agave:A beautiful bluish colored Agave forming stubby rosette of leaves.:(a-GAH-vee)(PAIR-ree-eye):
Araliaceae::Variegated Five-leaf Aralia, Eleutherococcus sieboldianus `Variegatus`:A variegated shrub for the shaded areas of the garden.::
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.::
Asteraceae::Shasta Daisy Brightside:Reported to be a more compact plant as compared to Shasta Daisy Becky.:lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
Buxaceae:buxaceae pachysandra terminalis green carpet:Pachysandra , Pachysandra Green Carpet:An improved cultivar of the common Pachysandra terminalis. More compact with a dark green color.:(pak-i-SAN-dra)(ter-mi-NA-lis):11.08.01 4.12.5
Poaceae::Dewys Blue Switch Grass, Deweys Blue Switch Grass:A tough glaucous blue Switch Grass.::
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum spurium elizabeth:Sedum Elizabeth:A low growing carpet forming sedum with red and green foliage and red flowers. ::4.5.6
Campanulaceae:campanulaceae campanula persicifolia:Blue Peachleaf Bell Flower:A medium plant that produces slender racemes of blue bell shaped flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(per-sis-i-FO-lee-ah):07.30.03 4.12.05
Asteraceae: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
Caprifoliaceae::Farrers Pink Viburnum:A pink flowering cultivar of Farrer's Viburnum.:(vy-BER-num)(FAR-er-eye):
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
Taxodiaceae:taxodiaceae taxus x media tauntonii:Tauntonii Yew:A dense slow growing Yew cultivar very resistant to winter burn.::5-28-01, 07.12.03 ,6.25.05
Liliaceae::Golden Bird's Nest Sansevieria:A birds nest form with golden yellow leaves.:(san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(try-fask-ee-AH-tuh):
Aceraceae ::Autumn Flame Maple:A fast growing selection of the Red Maple.:(AYE-cer)(RUE-brum):11.22.05
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):
Liliaceae ::Killarney Red Garkic:A rocambole type having white papery skin over reddish cloves.:(AL-ee-um):
Aquifoliacea ::Red Sprite Winterberry:::
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):
Ranunculaceae::Clematis herbaceous group:This group is either totally herbaceous or form sub-shrubs.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
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):
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
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
Balsaminaceae:balsaminaceae impatien walleriana double impatien photo album:Double Impatiens:A photo album of different double Impatiens.::07.12.03 4.11.5
Lamiaceae::Morning Blush Stachys, Morning Blush Big Betony:A Lamium with spikes of white pink flushed flowers.:(lay-MEE-um):
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
Caprifoliaceae::Grape Honeysuckle, Yellow Vine Honeysuckle:A rapid growing, deciduous twinning vine.:(lon-ISS-er-a):
Hydrophyllaceae::Virginia Water leaf, John's-cabbage, Shawnee-salad:A native wild flower for moist areas. ::
Rosaceae::Orange Crush Flowering Crab:A spectacular medium sized Ornamental Crab.::
Ranunculaceae::Aquilegia Origami. Columbine Origami:A free flowering Columbine with flowers 2-3 inch flowers.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
Cannabaceae::Golden Hops Vine:A fast growing twiner with bright yellow foliage.:(HU-mu-lus)(loo-PU-lus):
Aceraceae::Jade Glenn Maple:An improved cultivar of the Norway Maple.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
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
Poaceae::Festina Fescue:An improved version of this Fescue.:(fes-TOO-kah):
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):
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
Linaceae::Appar Blue Flax:A selection of the native Flax.:(Ly-num):
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
Crassulaceae::Propeller Plant, Airplane Plant:An easy to grow succulent plant with propeller shaped leaves.::
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):
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):
Lamiaceae ::Plectranthus Marginatus:An upright Swedish Ivy with green variegated leaves.:(plek-RAN-thus)(FOR ster ii):02.16.06
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea abies clanbrassiliana:Tolleymore Spruce:A very slow growing dwarf conifer.:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):5.3.05
Bromeliaceae::Nidularium rutilans var. rosulatum:Forms a rosette of dark green leaves with the inflorescence in the center.::
Tiliaceae:tiliaceae tillia americana:American Linden, Basswood:A large growing native tree.::08.30.02 6.24.05
Ericaceae:ericaceae rhododendron mikkelii:Rhododendron Mikkelii:A hardy Finish Rhododendron cultivar.:(row-do-DEN-dron):02.01.04 5.17.05
Asteraceae ::Blue Horizon Ageratum:A larger Ageratum with blue to purplish blue flowers.:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
Piperaceae::Peperomia JayDe:A fast growing Peperomia with large round, shiny green leaves.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh):
Rosaceae::Chuckles Shrub Rose:A floribunda rose with clusters of pink flowers.::
Poaceae::Gold Bar Miscanthus:AN upright, slow growing grass with distinct gold bars.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Violaceae::Viola Antique shades, Pansy Antique Shades:Large flowering plants with flowers in antique shades.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
Rosaceae::Wilsons Cotoneaster:A low dense growing shrub.:(ko-tone-EE-aster):
Convolvulaceae::Royal Ensign Annual Morning Glory:These are bush Morning Glory's and don't twine like the climbers.:(kon-VOL-vew-lus)(TRI-kul-er):
Aceraceae::Crimson Sentry Maple:A broad columnar tree with maroon foliage.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
Liliaceae::Heirloom Daylily:This section contains pictures of Daylily cultivars produced in the 1960's or earlier::
Brassicaceae::Vintage series Stock:A dwarf compact series of Stock.:(ma-the-OH-luh)(in-CAN-nuh):
Asteraceae::Durango Marigold:A series of French Dwarf Marigold::
Rosaceae::Tom Thumb Cotoneaster, Little Gem Cotoneaster:A slow growing shrub with glossy green foliage.:(ko-toe-nee-AS-ter) :
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
Dryopteridaceae::Autumn Brilliance Fern:Most Autumn Ferns will have frond coloration in the spring and fall, but this cultivars colors are brighter.:(dry-OP-ter-iss)(er-rith-roh-SOR-uh):
Asteraceae:asteraceae helichrysum petiolare 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):
Hydrangeaceae::Hydrangea Bounty:A Hydrangea cultivar that is very similar to Annabella. Reported to have have smaller flowers with stronger stems.::
Cactaceae ::Notocactus magnificus, Green Pumpkin Cactus, Blue Cactus:An easy to grow Cactus with blueish green stems and yellow flowers.::
Liliaceae::Mrs R O Backhouse Martagon Lily:A Martagon Lily with dozens of pendulous straw yellow flowers.::
Lamiaceae::Pesto Perpetuo Basil:A tall variegated form of Greek columnar basil with a strong flavor.::
Lamiaceae::Apricot Spirit Agastache, Apricot Spirit Hyssop:A free flowering compact Agastache.:(ag-ah-STACH-ee)(rew-PES-tris):
Hydrangeaceae::Quick Fire Hydrangea:The name refers to this Hydrangeas early bloom.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
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
Liliaceae::Hosta Grand Prize:A small Hosta with green leaves having a gold margin changing to creamy white as the season ::
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
Begoniaceae::Gryphon Begonia:A tropical looking annual or tender perennial for the shaded sites. Can be brought indoors an grown as a house plant.::
Oxalidaceae::Molten Lava Oxalis:A clover-like plant with bright foliage and yellow flowers.:(oks-AL-iss):
Cupressaceae ::Mother Lode Juniper:A low growing creeping plant with yellow to golden yellow foliage:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis):
Asteraceae::WIld Quinine, American Feverfew, Eastern Feverfew, Eastern Parthenium:A native Prairie plant.::
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
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
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
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
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.::
Labiatae::Blue Stockings Monarda:A Monarda with flowers that are more of a violet-purple color than true sky blue.:(mo-NAR-da):
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
Liliaceae::Purple/wine/violet Daylily:This section contains pictures of the Daylilies with purple colores flowers.::
Scrophulariaceae::Utah Penstemon:A Utah native Penstemon with hot red-pink flowers.:(pen-STE-mon):6.22.05
Caprifoliaceae::Viburnum Aureum:A golden yellow leaved Viburnum.::
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae salvia verticillata purple rain:Salvia Purple Rain:A medium height and wide spreading purple flowering perennial. An improved selection of the species plant.::01.10.02 4.22.05
Asteraceae::Centaurea Gold Bullion :A gold foliage variety of the old standard Mountain Bluet.:(sen-tah-REE-ah)(mon-TA-na):
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
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
Liliaceae::Hosta King Michael:A large green Hosta.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae trillium sessil:Toadshade, Toad Trillium:An ephemeral wild flower native to many areas of the United States.::4.27.05
Plumbaginaceae::Leadwort, Plumbago:A nice ground cover with true blue flowers.:(ser-at-o-STIG-ma)(plum-bah-gi-NOI-deez):
:walls lannon stone::::
Rosaceae::Sugar Tyme Flowering Crab:A white flowering Crab tree.::
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
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
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):
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
Ranunculaceae::Byrnes Giant Trollius:A early spring blooming plant with globular deep yellow flowers.:(TROL-i-us)(kul-TOR-um):
Caprifoliaceae::Aurora Viburnum:An improved cultivar of Viburnum carlesii.:(vy-BER-num):
Polemoniaceae::Jacob's ladder, Greek Valeian:A North American wildflower with blue flowers. Best for shaded moist sites.:(po-lee-MO-nee-um)(se-RU-lee-um):
Asteraceae:asteraceae rudbeckia subtomentosa:Sweet Black Eyed Susan:A tall, medium to wide spreading native perennial. Produces masses of clear yellow flowers over an extended period of time. ::4.10.5
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):
Liliaceae::Hosta tokudama flavocircinalis:A medium sized Hosta with heavily corrugated green leaves with a gold margin.::
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
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. Refer back to Petunia for a complete cultural list for this plant.::rev6.10.02 6.24.05
Cactaceae::Uebelmannia:A solitary Cactus with blue-gray skin.:(yoo-bel-MAHN-ee-uh)(pek-tin-EE-fer-uh):
Apocynaceae::Blue Ice Bluestar, Blue Ice Amsonia:A compact Amsonia with vivid flowers.:(am-SO-knee-uh) (tab-er-nay-MON-tah-nuh):
Lauraceae::Spice Bush:A native small tree or shrub found growing in shaded moist sites.:(lin-DER-ah)(BEN-zoh-in):
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
Poaceae::Candain Wild Rye, WIld Rye, Nodding Wild Rye:A cool season, clump-forming North American native ornamental bunch grass with arching, wheat/rye-like flowers.::
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
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):
Onagraceae::Fuchsia, Yellow foliage Fuchsia:An ever popular plant that produces very showy, exotic pendulous blooms. Can be used in patio pots, hanging baskets, window baskets, etc. This variety adds the detention of golden-yellow foliage.::5.1.05
Primulaceae::Primula Blaue Auslese:A cultivar of the Drumstick Primula:(PRIM-eu-la)(den-tik-ew LAH-ta):
Liliaceae::Amber Tiara Hosta:A small Hosta with bright golden leaves in the spring time of the year.::
Boraginaceae::Pulmonaria David Ward:A variegated Pulmonaria with pink-red flowers.:(pul-muh-NAIR-ee-uh)(rue-BRAH):
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):
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
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer saccharum:Sugar Maple, Hard Maple:A very large growing tree with great fall color.::4.7.5
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):
Berberidaceae::Ruby Carousel Barberry:A compact rounded shrub with ruby purple leaves.::
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
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
Ranunculaceae::Mrs Cholmondeley:A heirloom Clematis cultivated since the 1800's. Has large single lavender flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss)(chumly):
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
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):
Scrophulariaceae::Fox Glove, Common Fox Glove:A tall biennial with pink to purple flowers.:(dij-i-TAL-is)(pur-PU-ree-ah):
Agavaceae::Yellow marginated Queen Victoria Agave Agave Golden Princess, Agave Kazo Bana:A variegated form of the Agave victoriae-reginae. These particular plants maybe Agavae Victoria-reginae aureo marginata Variegata. San Marcos Growers call this plant Agave victoriae-reginae 'Golden Princess'. Also listed by Tony Avent as 'Kazo Bana'. So much confusion.:(a-GAH-vee)(vik-TOR-ee-ay)(ree-JIN-ay-ee):
Lamiaceae ::Coleus Fishnet Stockings :A striking Coleus with fishnet patterned veins.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez0:
: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::Cinderalla Flowering Crab:A dwarf petite white flowering ornamental Crab.::
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):
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
Campanulaceae:campanulaceae platycodon grandiflorus photo album:Ballon Flower:This section is a photo album of different Ballon Flowers.::4.12.05
Saxifragaceae::Browni Coral Bells, Heuchea Browni:A tough Heuchera with fuzzy leaves.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Celastraceae:celastraceae euonymus fortunei sarcoxie:Euonymus Sarcoxie:A small to medium size broadleaf evergreen shrub.:(you-ON-i-mus)(for-TUNE-ne-i):4.7.5
Lamiaceae ::Chocolate Chip Ajuga:An Ajuga with small narrow leaves becoming chocolate colored.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
Asteraceae:asteraceae helianthus tuberosum:Jerusalem Artichoke, Sunchoke, Earth Apple, Topinambour:An ornamental tall growing plant that produces edible tuberous roots.::4.9.5
Verbenaceae::Hoary Vervain:A native wild flower that is suitable for the perennial garden.::
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
Geraniaceae ::Geranium New Hampshire Purple:A sanguineum cultivar with deep magenta flowers.::
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Greystone:A white blooming form of Dianthus Baths Pink. :(dye-AN-thus)(grah-tee-an-o-po-li-TAH-nus):
Acanthaceae::Hairy Wild Petunia:This section contains images of the wild Petunia used in landscape plantings.::
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Etna, Astilbe Mount Etna:A medium Astilbe with dark red flowers.:(as-TIL-bee):
Asteraceae::Agalia Shasta Daisy:This Leucanthemum has fringed, semi-double petals.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
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
Aceraceae::October Glory Maple:A Red Maple cultivar with brilliant fall foliage.:(AYE-cer)(RUE-brum):
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):
Lamiaceae::Giant Purple Hyssop:A tall late blooming hardy perennial.:(ah-gas-TAH-kee):6.18.05
Asteraceae:asteraceae ratibda pinnata:Gray-headed Cone Flower, Yellow Cone Flower, Prairie Cone Flower:A stunning native, midsummer blooming perennial.:(ruh-TIB-ih-duh):4.10.5
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
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Frosty Morn:A small bushy Sedum with variegated foliage.::
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
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):
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
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
Papilionaceae::Solare Flare False Indigo:Another great Baptisia from the Prairie Blues series. A vigorous plant loaded with inflorescences of yellow flowers.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Lamiaceae::Raspberry Nectar Agastache, Raspberry Nectar Hissop, Raspberry Nectar Mexican Hyssop:A short compact Agastache with Raspberry colored flowers.:(ag-ah-STACH-ee):
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):
Polypodiaceae:polypodiaceae davallia fejeensis:Rabbit's Foot Fern:The creeping fuzzy rhizomes make this plant a conversation piece.::5.9.05
Fagaceae::Chestnut Oak, Basket Oak, Rock Oak, Tannin Bark Oak:A small to medium Oak:(KWER-kuss)(PRI-nus):
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.::
Solanaceae::Sparkler Ornamental Pepper:An ornamental Pepper with lots of variegation on the foliage. Fruit are hot.: (KAP-sih-kum) (AN-yoo-um):
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
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Picate series:A compact Salvia with a large pallet of colors.:(sal-VEE-a)(SPLEN-denz):
Cyperaceae::Carex New Look:A cultivar of Pendulous Sedge genus with green arching leaves. It does have a fresh green look.::
Cupressaceae::Danica Arborvitae:A slow growing globular Arborvitae:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
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):
Ulmaceae::Danada Charm Hybrid Elm,Morton Red Tip Elm:A large vase shaped tree with reddish emerging leaves. :(UL-mus):
Liliaceae ::Hosta Cadillac:A medium Hosta with yellow corrugated leaves and an irregular green margin.::
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::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::Clematis Henryi:An antique, deciduous vine Clematis with large single white flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Brassicaceae::Honesty, Silver Dollar Plant, Lunaria, White Satin, Sttin Flower, Pennieflower, Silverplate, Judas Pence, :An heirloom plant that has been cultivation prior to 1590's. Produces transparent seed pods that are used in dried arrangements.::
Rosaceae::Variegated Kerria, White Edge Kerria:Variegated form of Kerria. Maybe the same as Keri japonica picta. :(KER-i-ah)(ja-PON-i-Ka):
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
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium sanquineum striatum:Geranim striatum:A low growing, medium spreading Geranium that produces a multitude of pink flowers with darker pink veins.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um) :4.18.05
Violaceae::Kidney Leaf Violet:A native Viola found growing in the cool moist woods.::
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
Grossulariaceae ::Smooth Gooseberry, Northern Gooseberry, Swamp Gooseberry:A native growing shrub the provides food for willife and man.:(RI-bez):01.29.06
Cupressaceae ::Kallay's Compact Juniper:A flat top Pfister type Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):01.30.06
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
Scrophulariaceae: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
Compositae:compositae zinnia angustiolia photo ablum:Zinnia Phoenix:::
Boraginaceae::Sissinghurst White Pulomonara:A hybrid Pulmonaria with large white flowers.:(pul-muh-NAIR-ee-uh):
Poaceae::Pennisetum Jade Princess:A Pennisetum with bright chartreuse foliage and pollen less seed heads.::
Lamiaceae ::Summer Savory, Savory:A herb native to the Mediterranean. Used as a culinary hear.::
Fabaceae::Heart of Gold Redbud:A gold to yellow leaf Red Bud.:(SER-sis)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
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: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
Cyperaceae::Orange Sedge:An unique mounding sedge with coppery orange colored foliage.:(KAIR-eks)(test-uh-SEE-uh):
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::Honeysong Purple Stokes Aster:This Stokes Aster produces dark purple flowers.:(stoh-KEE-zhi-ah)(LAY-vis):
Betulaceae::Red Majestic European Filbert:A red leaf form of Harry Lauders Walking Stick.:(KOR-ih-lus)(av-el-AY-nuh):
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Comtesse de Bouchaud:A large single flowering Clematis with pink flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Asteraceae:asteraceae achillea filipendulina parkers variety:Parkers Variety Yarrow:A tall perennial for the full sun area of the garden.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(fil-i-pen-due-LI-na):4.9.5
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium macrorrhizum ingwersen's variety:Geranium Ingwerson's Variety:An aggressive, draught tolerant Geranium that spreads by rhizomes forming an impenetrable ground cover. Grows best in the full sun, medium height and wide spreading.::5-3-01 4.18.05
Brassicaceae::Stock, Common Stock, Gilly Flower:An heirloom plant performing best in cooler weather with fragrant flowers.::
Cupressaceae::Green Sargent Juniper:A lighter green version of Sargent Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Cornaceae:cornaceae cornus racemosa:Gray Twig Dogwood:A medium to tall, wide spreading native shrub.::06.17.02 5.15.05
Apiaceae::Big Blue Sea Holly:A larger plant with iridescent blue flowers and blue stems.:(e-RIN-ji-um) :
Rosaceae:rosaceae rosa meidiland red:Meidiland Red Rose:A nice disease resistant shrub rose producing single red flowers.::5.16.05.
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Blue Eyes:A short plant with blue flowers.::
Cupressaceae::Iowa Juniper:An upright Juniper with bluish green foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
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):
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
::Ornamental Onions:Ornamental Onions used in gardens.::
Urticaceae::Satin Pellionia:A plant with colorful leaves and creeping stems. Likes warmer temperatures and higher humidity::01.29.05
Caprifoliaceae::Seven Son Flower, Seven-Son Flower:A late summer blooming shrub with white flowers that can be a Butterfly magnet. The white flower bloom is followed by purplish red flower-like structures that consist of red fruit along with sepal-like rose calyces.:(hep-ta-coh-DIE-um)(my-co-nee-OY-deez):
Araliaceae::Hardy English Ivy :A woody evergreen vine or ground cover. Has escaped and become an invasive weed.::
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
Gentianaceae:gentianaceae gentianopsis crinita:Fringed Gentian:This Gentian has fringed petals.::11.21.02 5.18.05
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):
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:asteraceae artemesia stellerana:Silver Brocade Artemesia:A low growing silvery foliage perennial that is tolerant of some draught.:ar-ti-MEE-si-a):
Rosaceae::Apricot Whisper Potentilla:A Potentilla with Apricot colored flowers.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Caryophyllaceae ::Sand Pink, Dianthus arenarius:Forms a mat of grassy foliage with deeply fringed white flowers.:(dye-AN-thus):
Scrophulariaceae::Golden Pearls Bocopa:A golden/yellow foliage version of Bocopa.:(SOO-ter-uh):
Berberidaceae::Epimedium Rose Queen:A long lasting ground cover for the shaded to semi-shaded areas of the garden.:(epi-MEE-de-um)(grand-i-FLO-rum):4.30.05
Malvaceae ::Rose of Sharon Minerva:A large shrub with lavender flowers late in the blooming season.::
:pots of plants fiber lined pots annuals::This section contains pictures of potted annuals in fiber lined pots.::4.5.5
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium sanquineum album:Geranium sanquinium Album:A medium spreading and medium height, white flowering cultivar of the "Bloody Cranesbill" Geranium.::4.18.05
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
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum telephium mohrchen:Sedum Mohrchen:An upright clump growing sedum with succulent-like burgundy leaves.::4.3.5
Buxaceae::Korean Boxwood:A cold hardy Boxwood. ::
Polemoniaceae::Blue Paradise Phlox:One of the bluest Phlox available. Color will change with intensity of light and temperature. I have seen planting where the front flowers are tinged purple pink and the back flowers in a little shade are a deep lilac blue.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Poaceae::Finger Grass, Feather Finger Grass:The inflorescence of this grass looks fingers and fluffs up as it matures.:(KLOR-is)(GAH-tah):
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):
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
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
Piperaceae ::Peperomia scandens, Cupid Peperomia:A cascading Peperomia with variegated foliage.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh):5.7.05
Crassulaceae ::Sedum acre. Golden Moss Sedum, Biting Stone Crop:A tough, draught tolerant, low growing Sedum.:(SEA-dum)(A-ker):6.22.05
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):
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):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta sieboldiana golden sunburst:Hosta Golden Sunburst:A medium to large mounding plant with corrugated golden foliage.::4.26.05
Araucariacea:araucariacea araucaria heterophylla:Norfolk Island Pine, Australian Pine :A plant that has been grown indoors since the Victoria era. Tolerates a variety of growing conditions. Nice to decorate at Christmas time. It is not a pine tree!!!::rev 03.17.03
Liliaceae::Pleomele, Malasian Dracaena:A tough easy to grow indoor plant.::4.26.05
Poaceae::Malepartus Japanese Silver Grass:A large ornamental grass.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Asteraceae :::::
Bromeliaceae:bromeliaceae guzmania lingulata:Guzmania:A group of Bromeliads that are a little more difficult to grow, but well worth the effort.::4.12.5
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):
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.::
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Betram Anderson:A more up right and branched form of the species plant. Good for rock gardens, raised areas and containers. An improvement over Vera Jameson, with darker foliage and sturdier habit.::
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
Balsaminaceae ::Impatiens Photo Album:A collection of different named Impatient cultivars.::
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
Balsaminaceae:balsaminaceae impatiens walleriana:Impatiens:One of the most popular annuals sold. Best grown in the shade. They come in a plethora of colors.::
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):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja:White Cedar, Arborvitae:This section contains pictures of "Arborvitae" that have been used in different landscapes spots.::5.17.05
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
Balsaminaceae::Jungle Gold Impatiens:A tropical looking yellow flowering Impatiens.::
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
Campanulaceae::Great Blue Lobelia, Blue Cardinal Flower:A native Prairie plant found in moist to wet sites.::
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):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae viburnum trilobum (natural):Cranberry Bush Viburnum:This section contains pictures of plants growing in natural sites.::4.12.05
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):
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::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):
Poaceae::Sweet Vernal Grass, Holy Grass, Vanilla Grass, Buffalo Grass:Has a sweet smelling odor when mature or cut.:(an-tho-ZAN-thum):
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
Liliaceae::Pleomele Song of India:A variegated form of the all green Pleomele.::02.31.05
Dipsacaceae::Scabiosa Vivid Violet:As the name implies this Scabiosa was bright violet flowers.:(skab-ee-O-sa)(kaw-KA-si-ca):
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
Labiatae ::Petitie Delight Monarda:A short Monarda with pink flowers.:(mo-NAR-da):
Geraniaceae::Blue Sunrise Geranium:Lavender blue flowers against chartreuse foliage::
Solanaceae:solanaceae solanum dulcamara:Nighshade, Bittersweet, Bittersweet Nightshade:A weak vine having purple flowers with a yellow center. The leaves and fruit are mildly toxic.::02.24.02 6.25.05
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
Araceae ::Lacy Tree Philodendron, Cut Leaf Philodendron, Tree Philodendron, Selloum Philodendron:A large easy to grow, tree-like Philodendron. This plan needs a large space.::
Araceae::Blue Hawaii Elephant Ears:A Elephant Ears with purple veins and dark petioles:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
Asteraceae::Scotch Thistle, Cotton Thistle, Down Thistle:A neat looking plant with the spiny woolly silver foliage. But it is considered a noxious weed in many areas of the world.:(on-0-POR-dum-a):
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
Poaceae:poaceae helictotrichon sempervirens:Blue Oats Grass:A clump forming grass with glaucous blue foliage.:(hel-lik-toh-TRY-kon):5.7.05
Verbenaceae::Purple Beautyberry, Chinese Beautyberry :A graceful medium shrub with arching branches.:(kal-i-KAR-pa)(dye-KOT-oh-ma):
Asteraceae::Milka Aster:A hardy Aster with fine ray flowers.::
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela florida minuet:Weigela Minuet:One of the smaller more compact Weigela.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):11-17-01, 6.24.02,4.5.5
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):
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
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
Bromeliaceae:bromeliaceae vriesea named cultivars:Vriesea :A group of easy to grow Bromeliads. Very adaptable to indoor conditions.:(VREE-zee-uh):
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Victoria White:A white version of Salvia Victoria.:(SAL-vee-a)(fa-rih-NAY-see-a):
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):
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
Polemoniaceae ::Emerald Pink Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with compact moss-like foliage and pink flowers in May::
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):
Rutaceae::Gas Plant, Burning Bush:A ling lived perennials with a raceme of flowers.:(dick-TAM-nus)(AL-bush):
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):
Cupressaceae::Columnaris Aurea Chinese Arborvitae:A culumnar yellow foliage shrub::
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
Polygonaceae::Pink Knotweed, Pinkhead Smartweed, Pink Knotweed, Pink Clover, and Pink Fleece Flower.:A tender perennial that readily reseeds in cooler climate gardens.:(poe-LIG-o-num):
Lamiaceae::Silver Edge Lavender, Walberton's Silver Edge, Walvera:A lavender cultivar with a variegated leaf.:(lav-AN-dew-lah):
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
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
Phormiaceae ::Maori Sunset New Zealand Flax:An Yucca-like plant with apricot to pink tones blending with the green of the leaves.::
Lamiaceae ::Nicolleta Swedish Ivy:A soft gray foliaged, trailing Swedish ivy.:(plec-TRAN-thus):02.16.06
:::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.::
Commelinaceae:commelinaceae tradescantia albiflora albo-vittata:Variegated Inch Plant:A variegated form of the Inch plant. :(tray-dess-CAN-tee-ah):4.15.05
Campanulaceae::Campanula Odessa:Upright light violet flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(GLOM-er-ah-ta):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta sieboldiana big daddy:Hosta Big Daddy:A very large blue Hosta.::4.26.05
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium clarkei kashmir white:Kashmier White Geranium:An easy to grow white flowering, mid-sized hardy Geranium for the full sun to partial shaded area of the garden.::02.21.02 4.18.05
Lamiaceae ::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):
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):
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
Pinaceae::Dragon Spruce cultivar:A blue needled form of the Dragon Spruce.::
Lamiaceae::Gages Shadow Perilla :A vigorous Coleus Perilla hybrid with striking foliage.:(per-IL-a)(froo-TE-senz):
Taxodiaceae:taxodiaceae taxodium distichum:Common Bald Cypress, Bald Cypress:A large deciduous conifer tolerant of wet areas.:: 6.25.05
Ranunculaceae::Fern Leaf Peony:A short Peony with double red flowers and ferny foliage.::5.11.05
Cupressaceae::Holbert Juniper:A bluish colored lower growing spreading Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Lythraceae::Bat-Face Cuphea, St. Peter's Plant, Tiny Mice, Bunny Ears :The small flowers of this plant really look like the face of a bat. Likes full sun dry :(KYOO-fee-uh)(LAY-vee-a):
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
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):
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):
: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
Buxaceae::Sheridan Little Leaf Boxwood:A slow growing rounded Boxwood.:(BUK-sus):
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):
Aceraceae::Greencolumn Maple:A broad columnar Maple with golden yellow fall foliage.:(AY-ser)(sack-AR-rum):
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):
Asteraceae::May Queen, Maikonigin:Maikonigin is a compact and not as aggressive verson of the common Ox Eye Daisy.::6.1.05
Cruciferae::Rock Cress:A photo album of different Arabis cultivars:(AR-a-bis):05.05.06
::Border 1:::
Cercidiphyllaceae::Kastura Tree, Kasturatree:A large growing tree. Can become wide spreading with multiple stems from the base.:(ser-si-di-FIL-um)(ja-PON-i-kum):
Liliaceae:liliaceae 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
Cupressaceae::Lemon Thread False Cypress:Lemon yellow thread-like foliage is the main feature of this plant.:(kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):
Araceae::Philodendron:This section contains pictures of Philodendron's that I am not sure of their genealogy?::4.9.5
Asteraceae:asteraceae helenium moerheim beauty:Moerheim Beauty Sneezeweed.:A late blooming perennial with dark copper red flowers.:(hel-EE-nee-um):4.9.5
Rosaceae::Gold Star Potentilla:A smaller Potentilla with large yellow flowers.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
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):
Malvaceae::Sweet Caroline Hardy Hibiscus:A newer hardy Hibiscus cultivar with bright pink flowers.::
Oleaceae:oleaceae forsythia gold leaf cultivars:Gold Leaf Forsythia Cultivars:::6.22.02
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
Fagaceae::Attention English Oak:A narrow upright, tight form of the English Oak.:(KWER-kus):
Loganiaceae::Bark Knight Butterfly Bush:A Butterfly Bush with very dark purple flowers:(bud-LEE-a)(day-VID-ee-a):
Cupressaceae ::De Groot's Spiral Arborvitae, De Groot's Emerald Spire Arborvitae:A dwarf cultivar with a pyramid-like shape having short branches and dark green leaves.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Compositae ::Benary Giants Zinnia:A tall Zinnia with fully double flowers in a wide range of colors.::
Campanulaceae::Blue Moon Lobelia:An annual Lobelia with dark violet blue flowers.:(lo-BEE-li-ah):
Lamiaceae::Filagran Russian Sage:A Russian Sage cultivars.::
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
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):
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):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Parfait series:A striking cold tolerant plant when in bloom.:(dye-AN-thus)(chi-NEN-sis):11.11.05
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
Onagraceae:onagraceae fuchsia triphylla:Triphylla Fuchsia, Fuchsia Gartenmeister:An upright growing Fuchsia with orange/red pendulous tubular flowers.::4.30.05
Polemoniaceae::Intensia Phlox:A hybrid annual Phlox with a willowy form that will cascade over the side of a container or form a cloud of color in garden.::
Ulmaceae::Golden Elm:A narrow slow growing upright Elm with golden yellow foliage.:(UL-mus):
Cornaceae::Ivory Halo Dogwood:A compact variegated Dogwood shrub with brilliant red stems.:(KOR-nus)(AL-ba):
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):
Amarylidaceae::Naked Lady, Resurrection Lily, Surprise Lily:Flowers appear on naked stalks in the late summer from dormant bulbs.::
Brassicaceae:cruciferae lobularia maritima:Alyssum, Sweet Alyssum:A mat forming annual that thrives in the cool spring and fall. Most popular color is white.::
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):
Lamiaceae::Salvia Gruppenblau:A older German Salvia Hybrid. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(SAL-vee-a)(fa-rih-NAY-see-a):
Liliaceae::Aloe Minibelle, Tiger Jaws Aloe:A nice dwarf Aloe. Looks are deceiving; the fierce looking thorns are actually fleshy.::
Pinaceae::Norway Spruce:A large conical Spruce tree. The branches on older trees tend to weep.:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):
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
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
Begoniaceae ::Buttered Popcorn:A white flowering semi-pendulous Begonia.:be-GON-yuh):
Cyperaceae::Carex Prairie Fire:Forms an attract tussock of green bronze foliage.:(KAIR-eks)(test-uh-SEE-uh) :
Rosaceae::Weeping Higan Cherry, Weeping Spring Cherry:A very cold tolerant weeping form of the Higan Cherry.:(PRU nus)(sub-her-TEL-la):
Iridaceae::White Tall Bearded Iris:This section contains images of Tall Bearded Iris that there main color is white::
Dipsaceae::Teasel:A biennial roadside weed that can become invasive. Dried spiny seed heads are used in arrangements.::02.10.05
Lamiaceae::Golden Oregano:A gold leaf form of Oregano.:(oh-RIG-a-num)(vul-GA-re):
Rosaceae ::Flowering Crab Calocarpa:::
Scrophulariaceae::Tubular Bells Penstemon:One of the larger flowering of the Penstemon genus.:(pen-STE-mon):
Euphorbiaceae::Euphorbia Efanthia:A bushy Euphorbia with yellow-green bracts and green foliage changing to burgundy tones in the cooler weather.::
Apocynaceae::Pachypodium windsori:An interesting plant forming tree like caudex.::
Pinaceae ::Sunshine Blue Spruce:A dwarf Blue Spruce with bright yellow foliage in the spring to early summer.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
Euphorbiaceae::Donkey Tail Spurge, Creeping Spurge:A drought, bad soil and bad site tolerant plant. The only downside maybe its aggressive reseeding habit. Listed as a noxious weed in many parts of the USA. As with most members of the Euphorbia genus the milky sap can cause skin irritation.:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh):
Asteraceae: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
Rosaceae:rosaceae rosa meidiland rose:Mediland Rose:A group of medium spreading short Shrub Roses.::01.19.02 5.16.05
Liliaceae::Fritillaria lutea:A bright yellow flower sits atop of a 36" stem.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh:
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
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. ::
Polemoniaceae::Stairway to Heaven Jacobs Ladder:A colorful cultivar of the native Jacobs Ladder:(po-le-MOH-nee-um):
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
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
Araceae ::Imperial Red Philodendron:A large self heading reddish Philodendron.::06.08.06
Scrophulariaceae ::Penstemon Iron Maiden:A medium to tall perennial with bright scarlet spikes of pendulous tubular flowers.:(pen-STE-mon)(bar-BAY-tus):09.23.05
Araceae::Tannia, Golden Elephant Ear, Lime Zinger:Large bright chartreuse leaves add a bright spot to a partial shaded area of the garden::
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
Saxifragaceae::Chocolate Ruffles Coral Bells, Heuchera Chocolate Ruffles:Chocolate colored ruffled leaves with plenty of flowers.:(HEW-ker-ah):Saxifragaceae
Asteraceae::Red Velvet Achillea:An Yarrow with dark red non-fading flowers.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Iridaceae:iridaceae iris germanica dividing iris::This section contains a description on how to divide Iris.::4.19.05
Butomaceae::Flowering Rush:A pretty plant but invasive plant found growing in water and wet areas.::
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
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae salvia farinacea victoria:Salvia Victoria:A medium annual with spikes of violet-blue flowers.:(SAL-vee-a)(fa-rih-NAY-see-a):4.22.05
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Boraginaceae::Alkanet, Bugloss, Commn Bugloss:Acts as a perennial or a biennial. In some places it is considered a noxius weed.:(an-KOO-suh)(oh-fiss-ih-NAH-liss):
Caryophyllaceae :carophyllaceae dianthus gratianapolitanus:Cheddar Pink:An extremely hardy plant with gray green foliage and clove scented pink flowers.:(dye-AN-thus)(grah-tee-an-o-po-li-TAH-nus):
Saxifragaceae::Mocha Mint Heuchera, Mocha Mint Coral Bells:A Heuchera with silvery foliage and red flowers.:(HEW-ker-ah):
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):
Brassicaceae::Arabis Pinkie:Compact plant with intense pink flowers.::
Oleaceae ::Beijing Gold Peking Lilac:A medium size tree with unusual primrose yellow flowers.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae hemerocallis:Daylily:The Daylily is a rugged, durable plant that will survive neglected but responds to some TLC with extra added flowers and clean foliage. Enter this area to get general cultural information for the Daylily (Hemerocallis genus).::4.22.05
Vitaceae:vitaceae cissus rhombifolia:Grape Ivy:A moderately hard plant to grow, good for moderate lit areas of the house.::4.21.05, 09.16.05
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
Poaceae::Wallis Fescue::(fes-TOO-kah):
Onagraceae ::American Willow Herb, Hairy Willow Herb:A 3-5 foot erect plant with small white flowers found n wet areas.::
Violaceae ::Viola Wooper, Pansy Whooper:A Pansy with large 4 inch flowers.::
Amaranthaceae::Globe Amaranth:A tough plant with clover-like flowers coming in a wide range of colors. Flowers are excellent for cutting and easily dried.:(gom-FREE-na)(glo-BO-sa).:05.30.06
Fagaceae ::Purple English Oak:A slow growing English Oak with reddish purple leaves.::
Rosaceae::Boer Contoneaster:A low growing Cotoneaster that has good berry production and reddish fall color.:(ko-tone-EE-aster):
Saxifragaceae::Sprite Astillbe:A short Astilbe with airy panicles of shell pink flowers.:(as-TIL-bee):
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Marble Arch Rose:A Salvia grown more for the colorful bracts than the small flowers.:(sal-VI-a)(ver-IH-dis):
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):
Saxifragaceae::Plum Pudding Coral Bells, Plum Pudding Heuchera:A compact Coral Bell with shiny burgundy leaves.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Asteraceae::Marigold Safari series:Double large flowers on short compact plants.::
Saxifragaceae::Country Western Astilbe:A medium Astillbe with soft pink plumes.:(a-STIL-bee):
Asteraceae::Yellow Coneflower, Ozark Coneflower:A yellow form of the Coneflower.:(ek-in-AA-cee-ah)(par-a-DOX-ah):
Iridaceae ::Iris bucharica, Juno Iris, Horned Iris:A spectacular species Iris for the full sun well drained.::
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).::
Asteraceae::Woods Asters:A group of Aster cultivars with good mildew resistance, compact growth and a range of colors.::Symphyotrichum
Primulaceae::Scarlett Pimpernel, Pimpernel:he native weed can be grown as an ornamental producing a profuse amount of orange flowers.:(a-NA-ga-lis):
Begoniaceae ::Begonia Wollny:A thick caned Begonia.::
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Biokovo Karmina::(jer-AY-nee-um)(kan-tuh-brij-ee-EN-see):
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
Fagaceae::Golden Weeping European Beech:A yellow, weeping form of the European Beech.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
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):
Liliaceae::Blue Umbrellas Hosta:A large Hosta with blue-green leaves.::
Aceraceae::Crimson Queen Japanese Maple:A red laced leaf Japanese Maple.:{AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
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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):
Pinaceae::Silberlocke Korean Fir:A cultivar of the Korean Fir.:(a-bez)(kor-e-A-na):
Styracaceae::Mountain Silver Bell:A small to medium tree with white flowers in the early spring.:{hal-EE-zhee-uh)(mawn-tih-KOLE-uh):
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.::
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
Asteraceae::Blue Star False Aster:An easy to grow plant with lots of blight blue Aster-like flowers.::
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
Lamiaceae::Creeping Thyme, Miniature Thyme:A low growing ground cover good for full sun dry sites in rock gardens.:(TY-mus)(pray-koks):
Ginkgoaceae::Sentry Ginkgo:A strongly columnar Ginkgo with brilliant fall coloration.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Rosaceae ::Coral Burst Flowering Crab:A small tree with coral colored flowers.::
Hydrangeaceae ::Hydrangea Teller Blue:A lacecap Hydrangea with deep blue outer florets.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
Rosaceae::Rainbow Knockout Rose:A member of the Knockout Rose series with coral pink flowers.::
Solanaceae::Only The Lonely Nicotiana:A tall stately plant with 5-6 inch white trumpet shaped flowers.:(ni-ko-shee-AN-a):
Asteraceae:asteraceae aster novi-belgii snow cushion:Aster Snow Cushion:A short compact white flowering Aster.::4.9.5
Compositae::Zinnia Zowie:A Zinnia with an intense color combination in it's flowers. A 2006 All American Selection.:(zin-EE-a)(EL-e-genz):
Liliaceae::Lily turf:A clump forming grass-like perennial.:(LEER-ri-oo-pa):
Liliaceae::Little Business Daylily:A diploid, semi-evergreen re-blooming small red Daylily.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
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
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):
Convolvulaceae::Blue Cashbah Moroccan Glory Vine:A good plant for trailing out of window boxes and containers.:(kon-VOL-vew-lus)(sa-BAT-ee-us):
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
Rosaceae::Father Hugos Rose, Father Hugo Rose, Golden Rose of China:A species heritage rose blooming early in the spring with yellow flowers.::
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. ::
Vitaceae::Silver Vein Creeper:A restrained Virgina Creeper with ornamental foliage.:(par-then-oh-SIS-us)(hen-ree-ay-na):
Asteraceae::Gold Kind Goldenrod, Golden Baby Goldenrod:A clump-forming goldenrod hybrid.::
Primulaceae::Sunrise Primulas:A series of short compact plants with a wide range of colors.:(PRIM-yew-luh) :
Liliaceae::Risky Business Hosta:Vigorous Hosta with a white center on the leaves that lasts throughout the growing season.::
Asteraceae::Dahlberg Daisy, Golden Fleece :Completely covered with yellow daisy-like flowers when in bloom. Either grown as an annual or short lived perennial. ::
Asteraceae::Garden Mum cultivars:::
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
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela florida alexander:Weigela Wine Roses:A medium size Weigela with vivid dark pink flowers and dark purple foliage.::4.12.05
Boraginaceae::Common Comphrey:A plant that has been used as a herb for over one thousand years.:(SIM-fi-tum):
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.::
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):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Bouquet ::(dye-AN-thus):
Solanaceae::Ornamental Pepper Numex Twilight:A medium hot pepper with good ornamental qualities.:(KAP-sih-kum):
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
Liliaceae::TA Ming Daylily:A heirloom Daylily with orange yellow flowers.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
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):
Pinaceae::Black Hills Spruce:A denser version of the White Spruce:PI-see-a)(GLAW-ka):
Cyperaceae::Bronco Carex, Bronco Sedge:An interesting bronze colored plant with a mounded weeping growth habit.:(KAIR-ex)(KOH-manz):
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):
Boraginaceae::Summer forget-me not; Cape forget-me not; Bugloss, Anchusa::(an-KOO-sa):
Rosaceae::Silverweed, Silverweed Cinquefoil:A low growing perennial wild flower with yellow flowers. Underside of leaves can have a silvery color.::
Cactaceae::Brittle Cactus, Fragile Prickly Pear:A winter hardy cactus:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
Crassulaceae ::Little Blue Spanish Stonecrop, Tiny Buttons Sedum, Blue Carpet:A low growing Sedum with blue-green soft feathery leaves. ::
Geraniaceae::Orange flowering Geraniums:Images and information on Geraniums with orange flowers.::
Rosaceae::Westwood Korean Sun Pear:A compact hardy ornamental pear.:(PIE-rus):
Apiaceae::Sapphire Blue Sea Holly:One of best Sea Holly with large steely-blue flowers.:(e-RIN-ji-um):
Araceae::Mojito Elephant Ears, :A Elephant Ears with medium green leaves splotched with irregular areas of purple.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh)(Mo-he-toe):
Liliaceae::Star of Persia:Forms a loosely formed ball of starry violet flowers.::
Phormiaceae ::Wings of Gold Phormium:An Yucca-like plant with green leaves having a yellow variegation.::
Cornaceae:cornaceae cornus amomum:Silky Dogwood:A native shrub found growing in semi-shade, moist sites. Has white flowers and porcelain blue fruit in the late summer early fall. Best used for naturalized plantings.::08.30.02 5.15.05
Labiatae ::Monarda Marshals Delight:A mildew resistant Monarda with pink flowers.:(mo-NAR-da):
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):
Ranunculaceae::Monkshood, Autumn Flowering Monkshood:A tall late blooming hardy perennial:(ak-CO-nie-tum)(na-PEL-lus):
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::Summer Sunshine Teucrium:A shrubby perennial with yellow spring foliage fading to chartreuse in the summer::
Acanthaceae::Yellow Queen Shrimp Plant:This version of the Shrimp plant has yellow bracts.::
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
Juncaceae::Blue Dart Juncus, Blue Dart Rush:A good vertical accent plant with stiff, upright bluish foliage.::
Lamiaceae::Magic Michael Basil:A compact Basil with highly fragrant leaves.:(OSS-ih-mum)(bass-IL-ee-kum):
Asteraceae ::Sky Blue Aster, Azure Aster, Prairie Heart-leaved Aster, :A showy Aster with sky-blue flowers.::
Cupressaceae::Technito Arborvitae:A compact version of Techny Arborvitae.::
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):
Rosaceae:rosaceae aruncus dioicus:Goat's Beard:One of the larger growing shade tolerant plants.:goats beard:rev 01.23.03 5.14.05
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja occidentalis smaragd:Emerald Green Arborvitae, Smaragd Arborvitae:A pyramidal Arborvitae with emerald green foliage.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Caprifoliaceae::Briant Rubidor Weigela, Olympiade Weigelia, :A bright yellow to chartreuse colored plant with red flower.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta anne arrett:Hosta Anne Arrett:A yellow leaf Hosta with a thin white margin. ::4.22.05
Malvaceae::Thomsonii Flowering Maple, Thomsoni Abutilon:A relatively easy to grow evergreen shrub with variegated leaves an orange flowers. In colder climates grown as a annual or over wintered indoors.:(ab-YEW-tih-lon):
Portulacaceae:portulacaceae claytonia virginica:Spring Beauty:An ephemeral wild flower that blooms in the early spring. Found growing in shaded, moist woodland sites.::5.10.05
Rosaceae::Iceberg Roses:A group of floribunda roses that are very hardy and come in different colors.::
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):
Geraniaceae ::Geranium A T Johnson:A long blooming hardy Geranium with deep to light pink flowers.::
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):
Solanaceae::Pretty Much Picasso Petunia:An unusual Petunia with purple/magenta flowers rimmed with lime green.::
Ranunculaceae::Lemon Queen Trollius:A early spring blooming plant with globular lemon yellow flowers:(TROL-i-us)(kul-TOR-um):12.10
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium macrorrhizum brevans:Brevan's Variety:A variety of Geranium macrorrhizum with deep red sepals and deep magenta petals. ::01.03.04 4.18.05
Pinaceae::Slowmound Mugo Pine:A very slow growing dwarf Mugo Pine having an informal appearance.::
Rosaceae:rosaceae physocarpus opulifolius aurea::::11.21.02 5.14.05
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
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::
Hydrangeaceae:hydrangeaceae hydrangea panculata tree pg hyrangea:Tree PG Hydrangea:The tree form of PG Hydrangea can be an unique addition to the landscape. It blooms late summer into the fall.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):11.25.03 4.19.05
Rosaceae::Cherry Plum, Myrobalan Plum :An unnamed cultivar of P. cerasifera (Cherry Plum) with pinkish white flowers and burgundy leaves.::
Rosaceae:rosaceae fragaria pink panther:Pink Panther Alpine Strawberry:A pink flowering version of the Red Alpine Strawberry.::5.14.05
Lamiaceae::Sensation Rose Salvia:A compact Salvia selection with bright rose flowers on tightly packed spikes.:(SAL-vee-a):
Cruciferae:cruciferae caradmine bulbosa:Spring Cress, Bulbous Cress:A 6"-18" wild flower found blooming in shaded moist areas.::5.21.02
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
Fagaceae::Dawyck European Beech:A tall upright cultivar of the European Beech:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Solanaceae::Minifamous Calibrachoa series:A series of Calibrachoa producing a plethora of flowers. Good where trailing plants or ground covers are needed.:(cal-i-bra-KO-a):
Liliaceae:liliaceae sansevieria hallii baseball bat:Baseball Bat Sansevieria, Blue Bat Sansevieria:A very unusually shaped plant. :(san-se-VEER-ee-uh) :4.26.05
Pinaceae::Golden Springs Spruce:A dwarf Blue Spruce with new growth being yellow.::
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Confetti series:A series of Maiden Pink Dianthus. An improvement over the species Dianthus deltoides.:(dy-AN-thus)(del-TOY-deez):
Cactaceae::Plains Prickly Pear, Twist Spine Prickly Pear:A Cactus that is hardy to zone #5. :(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
Saxifragaceae::Amber Waves Coral Bells:Heuchera Amber Waves forms a rounded clump of ruffled Amber colored leaves::
Amaranthaceae::Sylphid Celosia:An interesting plume variety of Celosia with greenish yellow flowers.:(sel-OH-see-ah):
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
Caryophyllaceae ::Sweet Williams:A biennial Dianthus that readily reseeds.:(die-An-thus)(bar-BAY-tus):
Poaceae::Switch Grass North Wind:A tight upright Switch Grass cultivar.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):aa
Cyperaceae ::Grays Sedge, Morning Star Sedge:A good plant for moist areas.:(KAIR-ex)(GRAY-eye):
Fagaceae::Weeping European Beech:A Weeping purple leaf Beech:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Hydrangeaceae::Woodlander Hydrangea:A medium growing Hydrangea with blue flowers if given the proper soil acidity.:(hi-DRAN-gee-ah)(ser-RA-tah):
Araceae::Black Coral Elephant Ears:A Elephant Ears with very dark, glossy, almost black foliage.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
Asteraceae::Diablo Cosmos:A free flowering Cosmos with hues of oranges and reds.:(KOZ-mos)(sul-fer-EE-us):
Asteraceae::Wreath Goldenrod, Blue Stemmed Goldenrod; Axillary Goldenrod; Woodland Goldenrod:An unusual Goldenrod with wavy yellow flower spikes and purple stems.::
Rosaceae::Katheryn Dykes Potentilla:A Potentilla with lemon yellow flowers.:(poh-ten-TILL-uh)(froo-ti-KOH-suh) :
Araceae::Chinese Evergreen cultivars:This section contains pictures of the different Chinese Evergreen cultivars. ::4.8.5
Euphorbiaceae:euphorbiaceae euphorbia pulcherrima:Poinsettia:Poinsettia are usually purchased as a holiday decoration and treated as a "throw away" plant. Enter this section to get information on how to keep your plant alive and healthy throughout the Christmas holiday and if you wish, beyond.::05.17.05
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):
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):
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Cherokee Sunset:One of the longest blooming of the Rudbeckia hirta hybrids.:(rud-BEK-ee-a:
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
Gesneriaceae:gesneriaceae smithiantha::These plants have beautiful foliage and flowers. They need warm humid conditions to grow properly.::4.18.05
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
Cupressaceae ::Shoosmith Juniper:A large growing upright Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):6.2.05
Araceae::Jacks Giant Elephant Ears:A rapid growing Elephant Ears that develops humongous leaves in the warmer part of its hardiness zone.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
Liliaceae ::Hosta clausa, Hosta Tsubomi Giboshi:A spreading Hosta with green spear shaped leaves and a plethora of purple closed flower.::
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):
Fagaceae::Miltonensis European Beech:Similar to Fagus pendula but the branches are more horizontal.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Dipsacaceae::Knautia Meltons Pastels:A short lived perennial with small dome shaped flowers:(NOT-ee-uh):
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
Aceraceae::Goldspire Maple:A densely columnar Sugar Maple selection:(AYE-cer)(sak-KAR-um):
Saxifragaceae::Stop Light Tiarella:A Tiarella with yellow leaves overlaid with red patches at the veins.::
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.::
Ranunculaceae::Krinkle White Peony:A Peony with snow white single flowers with krinkled petals.::
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):
Caprifoliaceae::Magic Berry Snowberry:A hybrid Snowberry with clusters of rose-lilac fruit. :(sim-fo-ri-KAR-pos)(dor-en-BO-see-i):
Pinaceae:pinaceae larix decidua:European Larch, Larch:A large growing deciduous conifer.::01.12.03 5.1.05
Asteraceae::Mr. Majestic Matigold:A compact marigold with maroon stripes on the flowers.::
Campanulaceae::Sky Lobelia:A Lobelia with bright, clear blue flowers. Lobelia is really a tender perennial grown as an annual.:(lo-BEE-li-ah):
Agavaceae::Yucca Color Guard:A Yucca cultivar with yellow striped leaves that hold up throughout the entire summer.::03.30.06
Scrophulariaceae::Penstemon coccineus:A tall Penstemon good for well drained full sun sites.:(pen-STE-mon)(bar-BAY-tus):
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea pungens globosa:Globe Blue Spruce:A small, slow growing, flat topped dwarf Blue Spruce.:(PY-see-uh)(PUN-gens):rev 4.13.01 5.3.05
Labiatae ::Variegated Ground Ivy, Variegated Creeping Charlie:A variegated form of the extremely invasive Creeping Charlie.::
Iridaceae::Brighteyes Crocosmia, Bright Eyes Montbretia:A Crocosmia with yellow-orange trumpet flowers with deep red eyes.:(kroh-KOZ-mee-uh):
Acanthaceae::Spiny Bear's Breeches:A bold plant with thistle like leaves and tall spikes of purple flowers.:(a-KAN-thus)(spy-NO-sus):
Cactaceae ::Bunny Ears Cactus, Polka Dot Catus:A cute looking plant with masses of irritating barbed spines that easily detach into fingers, clothes, etc.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
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.::03.04.06, 02.09
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):
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Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Yellow Fever, Yellow Fever Cucumber Magnolia:Produces many large yellow fragrant flowers.:(mag-NO-li-a)(a-ku-mi-NA-ta):
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
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta sum and substance:Hosta Sum and Substance:A very large growing Hosta with yellow foliage.::4.26.05
Rosaceae ::John Cabon Rose:A free flowering shrub Rose with semi-double red flowers.::
Ginkgoaceae::Princeton Sentry Ginkgo:An all male cultivar of Sentry Ginkgo.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Geraniaceae::Variegated Nutmeg Scented Geranium:A variegated leaf Scented Geranium with a nutmeg scent.::
Buxaceae::Green Gem Boxwood:A smaller Boxwood that resists winter burn.::
Rosaceae::Purple Flowering Raspberry, Thimble berry:A shrubby wild flower with large rose-purple flowers and edible fruit.::
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):
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):
Rosaceae::Fredheim Potentilla:A yellow flowering Potentilla.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Caryophyllaceae::Frosty Fire Dianthus:A cherry red Dianthus reported to be tolerant of hot weather::
Malvaceae:malvaceae abutilon hybridum:Flowering Maple:A relatively easy to grow evergreen shrub from the tropics.:(ab-YEW-tih-lon):4.27.05
Pedaliaceae::African Foxglove :A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(sir-at-oh-THEE-kah)(try-LOW-bah):
Caprifoliaceae ::Java Red Weigela:One of the smaller Weigela.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
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):
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
Caryophyllaceae ::Dianthus Tiny Rubies:A small clump formed plant with miniature tiny Carnation like flowers.:(dye-AN-thus)(grah-tee-an-o-po-li-TAH-nus):
Rosaceae::Nugget Ninebark:A more compact Ninebark with shades of yellow foliage.:(fi-so-KAR-pus)(op-u-li-FO-li-us):
Rosaceae::White Meadow Sweet, Narrowleaf Meadowsweet, Pale Bridewort or Pipestem:A native shrub found growing in wet areas.::
Asteraceae::Helianthus Soraya, Soraya Sunflower:A multistemed Sunflower with orangish flowers.:(hee-lee-AN-thus)(AN-yoo-us):
Aceraceae::Armstrong Maple:A large broadly columnar Maple:(AY-ser):
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae lamium maculatum pink pewter:Lamiun Pink Pewter:A low growing, medium spreading plant that will add a splash of color to the semi-shaded areas of the garden.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):11-17-01 4.21.05
Asteraceae::Floristan Violet Liatris:A tall Liatris with purple flowers.::
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) :
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.::
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
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):
Caprifoliaceae ::Weigela maximiowiczi:An unusual Weigela with yellow flowers.:Iwi-GEE-la)(max-im-oh-WIX-ee-i):
Scrophulariaceae::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):
Verbenaceae::Golden Ring Lantana:::
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
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
Asteraceae:asteraceae cynara cardunculus:Cardoon, Perennial Cardon:A large thistle-like plant that is grown as an ornamental or an vegetable.::4.8.5
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
Magnoliaceae::Powder Puff Magnolia:A compact Magnolia with powder puff shaped flowers.:(mag-NO-li-a)(LEEB-ner-eye):05.26.06
Oleaceae::Golden Times Forsythia:A yellow foliage Forsythia with yellow flowers in mid April.:(for-SITH-i-ah):
Verbenaceae::Lucky Red Hot Lantana:An improved Lantana being more compact.:(lan-TAN-ah):
Hamamelidaceae:hamamelidaceae hamamelis vernalis:Vernal Witchhazel Sandra:The cultivar Sandra is an improvement over the species plant with longer flowers, better fall foliage and early spring foliage color.::4.13.02 4.18.05
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
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae kalanchoe beharensis:Velvet Leaf, Velvet Leaf Kalanchoe, Elephant Ear Kalanchoe:A "weird but lovable plant" for the highlight area of the indoors. A touchy feely pettable plant.::5.15.05, 2.24.06
Liliaceae: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
Celastraceae:celastraceae euonymus fortunei emerald and gold:Emerald and Gold Euonumus:A small broadleaf evergreen shrub for the full sun to semi-shaded areas of the yard. It has colorful gold variegated foliage.:(you-ON-i-mus)(for-TUNE-ne-i):7-21-01
Fagaceae::Cut Leaf Beech:A group of Beech with varying degree of serrated leaves.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Golden Teardrop:A ground hugging Sedum with lime green foliage.:(SEE-dum)(lin-AIR-ee):
Ranunculaceae::Lavender Mist Thalictrum, Lavender Mist Meadow Rue, Giant Meadow Rue:A large perennial that enjoys partial sun and adequate moisture.:(tha-LICK-trum):
Cornaceae::Madison Strain Black Gum:A strain of Black Gum developed from seeds collected in Madison, Wisconsin.::
Dryopteridaceae::Bulblet Bladder Fern, Berry Bladder Fern:Forms an asymmetrical mound of foliage and easy to grow.::
Asteraceae::Silver Leaf Sunflower:A multibranched sunflowers with silver-gray leaves.:(hee-lee-AN-thus)(ar-GA-fil-us):
Acanthaceae::Zebra Plant:The common names comes from the white venation.::
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium x logeel old spice:Scented Geranium Old Spice:An easy to grow Scented Geranium.:(pel-r-GO-ni-um):01.16.03 4.18.05
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
Commelinaceae::Purple Inch Plant:An easy to grow vine for the indoors.:(tray-dess-CAN-tee-ah):
Cactaceae::Cholla, Clokey Cholla, Plateau Cholla, Rattail Cholla,:A cold hardy Cactus with yellow flowers.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
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):
Asphodelaceae::Spring Valley Hybrid Fox Tail Lily:A series of hybrid Fox Tail Lily.::
Asteraceae::Little Lemon Solidago, Little Lemon Goldenrod:A short compact Solidago with lemon yellow flowers.:(so-li-DAH-go):
Poaceae::Striped Giant Reed Gras:A large plant with variegated leaves.:(a-RUN-doh)(DON-aks):
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Arabella:A Clematis with mauve colored flowers fading to blue. Belongs to the herbaceous/integrifolia group.:(KLEM-uh-tiss) :
Iridaceae::Dalmatian iris, Variegated Iris, Variegated Sweet Iris:The bold sword shaped leaves of this Iris can add a bright spot to the garden::
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae dentaria lacinata:Cut-Leaved Toothwort:A white flowering ephemeral, blooming in the early spring. ::5.05.02 4.11.5
Grossulariaceae:grossulariaceae ribes alpinum:Alpine Current:A hardy parking lot plant that is commonly used for hedges.:(RI-bez)(al-PIE-num):4.18.05
Anacardiaceae::Prairie Flame Shining Sumac:A Sumac that has brilliant fall foliage color.:(rhoos)(ko-pal-LI-na):
Taxodiaceae::Dawn Redwood:A very large deciduous conifer that will tolerate moist sites:(met-a-see-KWOY-ah)(glip-too-stroo-BOY-dez):
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):
Betulaceae ::White Satin Birch:An improved cultivar of Birch::
Rosaceae::Aromatnaya Quince:A Russian variety of Quince producing edible lemony flavored fruit.:(sigh-DOH-nee-uh)(ob-LON-guh):
Aceraceae::Columnar Freeman Maple:A columnar form of the Freeman Maple.::
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Queen Alexander:A medium Astilbe with deep pink flowers.::
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):
Rosaceae ::Lavender Dream Rose:A busy arching, medium size shrub rose with semi-double lavender-pink flowers.::03.30.06
Urticaceae::Clearweed, Canadian Clearweed, Coolwort, Richweed :A weed that can become problematic when it builds up a seed bank in the soil.::
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::Climbing Roses:This section contains general information on the Climbing Rose::
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
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
Fabaceae::Wild Indigo, Yellow wild indigo, Horseflyweed:A sturdy native perennial with yellow flowers.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
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
Saxifragaceae::Sweet Tea Heucherella:An intensely colored plant with tea colored leaves. Likes a bit more moisture than Heucheras.::
Compositae::Zinnia Photo Album:A photo album of different named Zinnia cultivars.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae hemerocallis yellow or gold flowering daylily:Yellow Daylily:This section contains pictures of yellow flowering Daylilies.::7-19-02 4.22.05
Onagraceae::Evening Primrose:A fast spreading perennial with bright yellow flowers.:(ee-no-THE-ra)(fru-Ti-cosa):
Asteraceae::Elecampane, Horse-heal, Marchalan:A tall yellow flowering plant that has been used from the 1600's or sooner for many different medicinal purposes. Name and lore of this plant has ties back to Helen of Troy.::
Araceae::Illustris Elephant Ears, Imperial Taro, Paisley Elephant Ears:A large tropical plant having dark purplish-green leaves with lighter green veins.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
Asteraceae::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.::
Juncaceae::Blue Mohawk Rush:A vertical accent plant with stiff upright blue leaves.:(JUN-kus)(in-FLEX-us) :12.10
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
Asteraceae:asteraceae packera plattensis:Prairie Ragwort, Prairie groundsel:A short lived perennial or biennial.:(sen-NEESH-shee-oh):4.10.5
Cactaceae::Rebutia:A nice easy to grow Cactus for the window sill.::4.12.05, 09.23.05
Rosaceae ::Thornless Cockspur Hawthorn:A thornless variety of the Cockspur Hawthorn.:(kra TEE gus)(krus GA li):
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
Verbenaceae ::Verbena rigida, Coarse Verbena, Sandpaper Verbena:A low growing Verbena producing bright purple or magenta flowers.::
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):
Papilionaceae::Babtisia Starlite Prairieblues:A new cultivar of the Babtisia with large light blue flowers.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Cyperaceae ::Leather Leaf Sedge:A clump forming bronze colored sedge. Grow as an annual in zone #5.:(KAIR-ex)(byoo-kah-NAN-ee-eye):
Balsaminaceae ::Fusion Impatiens:::
Saxifragaceae::Slender Deutzia:A small to medium shrub with small white flowers.::
Ranunculaceae::Pasque Flower Papageno:A Pasque flower with fringed double flowers.::
Cyperaceae ::Variegated Palm Sedge:Resembles a small palm tree with a clear yellow border around the leaves.:(KAIR-ex)(mus-king-goo-MEN-sis):
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: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
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium geraniums:Geraniums, Cranesbills:The Cranesbills are your true Geraniums, easily hardy to Zone #5. Where as the red ones are "Pelargonium" from warmer, temperate climates and are not winter hardy to Zone #5. We have to go back over 250 years and blame Linnaeus for this confusion.::5.18.05
Apocynaceae::VInca Sterling SIlver, Periwinkle:A good ground cover plant for the shaded areas having variegated foliage and blue flowers.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):
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):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae juniperus communis depressa var replanda:Creeping Old Field Juniper:::5.15.05
Asteraceae:asteraceae cirsium arvense:Canada Thistle, Field Thistle, Creeping Thistle:A noxious weed that can be a major problem in gardens, landscape plantings or fields.::10.05.02 4.8.5
Magnoliaceae::Alexandria Magnolia:A medium size tree with darker flowers than the standard Saucer Magnolia.:(mag-NO-lee-uh)(soo-lan-jee-AY-nuh):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hemerocallis orange flowering daylily:Orange flowering Daylily:This section contains pictures of Daylilies with orange flowers.::7-19-02 4.22.05
Asteraceae::Cineraria Giovanna's Selection, Tall Cineraria:A tall Cineraria with flowers in blues and purples. :(sen-NEE-shee-oh):
Asteraceae:asteraceae tages patula french dwarf marigold photo album:Marigold Bonanza series:A crested French Marigold with large 2 inch flowers.::4.11.5
Salicaceae::Cannon Blue Willow:A dwarf Willow with blue-green foliage:(SAY-liks)(per-PU-ree-ah):
Liliaceae:liliaceae allium senescens:German Garlic:Late blooming Allium, with pink flowers and a tufted growth habit.::4.22.05
Brassicaceae::Lemon Zest Wallflower:A Wallflower with bright yellow flowers. A good companion for Pansies.:(e-RIH-sih-mum):
Aquifoliacea:aquifoliacea ilex verticillata:Winterberry Holly:A medium to small shrub that tolerates wet areas. Produces ornamental red fruit on the female plant.::01.16.02 4.8.5
Commelinaceae:commelinaceae gibasis geniculata:Tahitian Bridal Veil:Bridal Veil will produce a profusion of tiny white flowers if given the proper growing conditions. Best grown in bright light.::9.26.03 4.15.05 12.06.08
Asteraceae::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):
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):
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):
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
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):
Saxifragaceae ::Heuchera Autumn Bride:A tough adaptable Heuchera for the partial shaded areas of the garden.::
Liliaceae::Francis Williams Hosta:A classic Hosta with blue green centers and an irregular yellow margin.::
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
Rosaceae::Monarchs Velvet Potentilla, Monarchs Velvet Cinquefoil, Scarlet cinquefoil:A mounded plant with scarlet red flowers.:(poh-ten-TILL-uh)(THUR-ber-eye):
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):
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):
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):
Liliaceae::Red, Purple, Wine colored Asiatic Lilies:Asiatic Lilies are one of the hardiest and easy to grow of all the Lilies.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae tagetes:Marigold:Since they are common and have a bit of a smell many gardeners give Marigolds a bum rap. Over all, these are one of the easiest and most versatile of the garden annuals. Enter this section for some general cultural information on Marigolds.::4.11.5
Liliaceae:liliaceae 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
Scrophulariaceae::Penstemon Pygmaeus:A dwarf, prostrate Penstemon that becomes covered with lavender tubular flowers with white throat.:(pen-STAY-mon)(her-su-T-us):
Pinaceae::Inversa Norway Spruce:A Spruce that can be trained on a pole to great a graceful weeping plant or left to form a large prostrate carpet.:(PIE-see-uh)(AY-beez):
Bromeliaceae::Variegated Pineapple:A very popular variegated variety of the Pineapple plant.:(uh-NAN-us)(ko-MO-sus):4.12.5
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
Geraniaceae::Gernaium Brookside:Dark green foliage combined with the sapphire-blue flowers make this a choice Geranium.::
Lamiaceae::Anne Greenway Lamium:A colorful Lamium with multicolored leaves.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):
Magnoliaceae::Ivory Chalice Magnolia:A hybrid Magnolia with Ivory colored chalice shaped at maturity.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Oxalidaceae::Zinfindel Oxalis:A clover-like plant with dark foliage and yellow flowers.:(oks-AL-iss):
Celastraceae::Ivory Jade Euonymus:A mounding variegated Euonymus.::
Begoniaceae:begoniaceae begonia x argenteoguttata:Angel-wing Begonia, Cane Begonia:A versatile plant grown for its foliage and flowers. Used in the garden, containers and as an indoor house plant.::4.11.05
Lamiaceae::Little Spire Russian Sage:A compact cultivar of the larger Russian Sage.::
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea pungens prostrata:Picea Prostrata:Picea prostrata is a catch all group of spruce that are prostrate spreading.::
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::Princess Kay Cherry:A double flowering plum.:(PRU-nus)(n-EYE-gra):
Liliaceae::Spider Flower Daylily:This section contains pictures of Daylilies with spider flowers::
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):
:::Images of annual gardens.::
Apiaceae::Masterwort Rainbow:Delicate star like flowers with a ring of bracts.:(a-STRAN-tee-a)(m-A-jor):05.06.06
Fumariaceae::White Corydalis, Fumewort :A flowering plant grows very similar to the Yellow Corydalis.:(ko-RI-dal-is):
Araceae::Elephant Ears:A group of large plants with leaves, veins and petioles that can have different colors. An easy to growq plant to add a tropical look to your garden:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh)(Mo-he-toe):
Rosaceae::Variegated Kerria:A slow growing, variegated form of the Japanese Kerria.:(KER-i-ah)(ja-PON-i-Ka):
Apiaceae:apiaceae zizia aptera:Heart-Leaved Meadow Parsnip:::07.06.03 4.8.5
Scrophulariaceae::Penstemon Rondo:A hybrid seed strain with a variety of colors.:pen-STE-mon):
:pots of plants wooden containers and pots::::4.5.5
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
Cupressaceae ::Green Giant Arborvitae:A tall rapid growing pyramidal tree.::
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):
Cupressaceae::Holmstrup Yellow Arborvitae:A yellow foliage form of Holmstrup Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Asteraceae::English Daisy:A short lived perennial that provides color in the spring garden.:(BEL-is)(per-EN-is):7.02.05
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
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
Ranunculaceae::Pulsatilla Rubra:A red cultivar of the early flowering perennial for the full sun. After the flowers, a fluffy, glistening seed head follows. ::
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 07:Jonquilla Daffodils:The Jonquilla Daffodils have several fragrant flowers per stem. The fragrance is like honeysuckle or jasmine. They have dark green, small, redd-like leaves.::03.08.03 4.5.8
Amaranthaceae::Redroot Pigweed, Red-root Pigweed, Rough Pigweed, :A tall, annual weed the produces a red tap root.::01.16.05
Rosaceae:rosaceae rosa fairy rose:Fairy Rose, The Fairy Rose:An antique polyanthus rose. Produces a profusion of soft pink flowers throughout the growing season.::5.16.05
Magnoliaceae::Star Magnolia cultivar:An unamed cultivar of the Star Magnolia.:(mag-NO-lee-uh)(stell-AY-tuh):
Cupressaceae::Elegant Giant Arborvitae:An broadly pyramidal Western Cedar cultivar.:(thu-ya):
Magnoliaceae::Sunsation Magnolia:A yellow Magnolia that blooms late avoiding late frosts.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Begoniaceae ::Rieger Begonias, Winter Flowering Begonias:A Begonia used as an annual or grown indoors as a flowering plant.::
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 09:Poeticus Daffodils:The Poeticus Daffodils have dogwood-like blossums. The white blossums with a red-rimmed, yellow cup.::03.08.03 4.5.8
Solanaceae:solanaceae calibrachoa:Trailing Petunia, Calibrachoa:A plant that looks and acts a lot like a Petunia.::6.24.05, 7.30.05
Asteraceae::Perennial Sunflower:A large perennial sunflower with double yellow flowers.:(HE-li-an-thus):
Cyperaceae::Silver Scheptre Sedge, Silver Scepter Sedge:A clumping forming, fine texture, variegated sedge for the shaded areas of the garden:(KAIR-eks)(mor-ROW-ee-eye):
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
Liliaceae:liliaceae haworthis:Haworthia, Fairy Washboards:A nice small, relatively easy to grow succulent plant. Perfect size for the window sill garden.::4.22.05
Fabaceae::Gallery series Lupine, Gallery Lupine:A series of compact Lupine. Come in about 10 colors.:(luu-PIE-nus):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta sea spirit:Hosta Sea Sprite:A gold centered green foliage plant.::
Fagaceae::Fern Leaf European Beech, Cutleaf European Beech, Fernleaf Beech:An European Beech cultivar with deeply cut leaves.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
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
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):
Cupressaceae::Savin Juniper:A low growing wide spreading Juniper with green foliage throughout the entire year.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(sa-BEE-na):
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):
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
Liliaceae::Hosta Oba Giboshi:A large green Hosta.::
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):
Asteraceae::Prairie Thistle, Field Thistle, Pasteur Thistle:A native biennial thistle that can reach up to 7 plus feet tall.::
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
Primulaceae::Lacy Lady Primula:A Primula with lacy petaled flowers with a pink to deep rose edge.: :
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):
Ranunculaceae::Madame Julia Correvon Clematis:A red flowering deciduous Clematis. A older variety.::
Cupressaceae ::Sargent Juniper:A low growing wide spreading Juniper for full sun.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Euphorbiaceae::Breathless Blush Euphorbia:A variety of Euphorbia with small white flowers blushed with pink and green foliage blushed with red. If combined with other plants they need to be strong and able to compete with Breathless Blush:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh):
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
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):
Asteraceae::Raydon's Favorite Aster:A later blooming plant with blue Aster flowers.::
Oleaceae::Beauty of Moscoe Lilac:A double white Lilac with a tinge of pink.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
Asteraceae:asteraceae artemesia ludoviciana valerie finnis:Artemesia Valerie Finnis:A clump forming gray foliage plant that doesn't spread like some of the other cultivars.::4.9.5
Cupressaceae::Western Arborvitae Jan:A form of the Western Arborvitae.::
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):
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):
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):
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):
Pinaceae::Wolterdingen:A slow growing cultivar of the Japanese Larch. Good for rock gardens because of small size.:(LAR-iks)(KEM-fer-eye):
Commelinaceae::Tradescantia Sweet Kate, Golden Spiderwort:Purple blue flowers standout against the yellow foliage. Best in full sun moist sites.:(tray-dess-CAN-tee-ah):
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):
Rosaceae::Carefree Spirit Rose:A red flowering shrub rose that is a All America Rose Selection.::
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.::
Geraniaceae::Geranium New Hampshire Purple:A mounding plant with deep magenta (red purple) flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um) :
Rosaceae:rosaceae cotoneaster lucidus:Hedge Cotoneaster:A tough parking lot plant.::5.14.05
Vitaceae::Arbian Wax Ivy, American Wax Cissus:A fast growing vine tolerant of dry hot places.::01.25.06
Celastraceae ::Darts Blanket Euonymus:A ground cover Euonymus, reported to be an improvement over Euonymus coloratus.::
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
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.:genus species name-(troo-PEE-oo-lum)(MA-jus) common name-(nah-STER-shum):7.3.05
Juncaceae::Big Twister Rush, Big Twister Juncus:A cultivar of the Corkscrew Rush with bigger stems, and twists.:(JUN-kus)(eh-FYOO-sus):
Rubiaceae:rubiaceae galium aparine:Bedstraw, Cleavers, Goose Grass:A sprawling weedy wildflower with stems covered with rasping prickles on the stem.::5.27.05
Campanulaceae::Brook Lobelia, Fen Lobelia, Bog Lobelia:A small blue flowering Lobelia native to moist sites.::
Crassulaceae ::European Sedum:A lower growing Sedum that is found growing on rock out croppings.::
Rosaceae ::Blushing Knockout Rose:A pink version of the original red Knockout Rose.::12.14.05
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae aquilegia canadensis little lanterns:Aqulegia Little Lanterns:A shorter, compact version of Aquilegia canadensis:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):5.11.05
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):
:lights::This section contains pictures of different types of lights used in the landscape.::4.5.5
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
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Crater Lake Blue:A Veronica with intense blue flowers:(ve-RON-i-ca)()(TEWK-ree-um):
Apiaceae::Bronze Fennel:Along with it's culinary uses this plant makes a nice ornamental in the garden::
Scrophulariaceae::Waterperry Blue Veronica:A low growing free flowering plant.::7.2.05
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
Campanulaceae :: Bellissimo Blue :A Campanula carpatica cultivar with blue flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)((kar-PAT-i-ka):
Solanaceae::Avalanch Petunia series:A series of Petunias with 8 different colors.::
Onagraceae::Youngii Lapsley Sundrops, :A fast spreading perennial with bright yellow flowers and red buds.:(ee-no-THE-ra)(fru-Ti-cosa):
Papaveraceae::Falling in Love Poppy, Falling in Love Flanders Poppy:This Poppy is a hardy annual with semi and fully double blooms in all shades of red, plus pink and white.:(pa-PA-ver)(ro-EE-as):
Asteraceae::Cosmos Sonata Series:A 24 inch tall Cosmos with large 3 inch single flowers.::
Begoniaceae::Begonia Night life series:A series of Begonia with bronze leaves. An improvement over the Begonia "Cocktail series".::
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
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
Lamiaceae::Greek Jerusalem Sage, Sticky Jerusalem Sage:A large perennial with yellow flowers.:(FLO-mis)(ru-SEL-i-aa-na) :
Rosaceae::Golden Guinea Kerria:A cultivar of Kerria with larger flowers.:(KER-i-ah)(ja-PON-i-Ka):
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):
:mixed garden scenes bulbs sherwood circle::A series of slides of my private garden::4.7.5
Poaceae::Compact Gold Striped Bamboo:A small Bamboo with ornamental foliage.:(plee-o-blast-us):
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
Rosaceae::Sunrise Sunset Rose:Part of the Easy Elegance series of Roses with semi-double pink with apricot blend flowers.::
Begoniaceae ::Begonia Baby Wing Pink:A mounded upright Begonias with pink flowers.::
Rosaceae::Dwarf Meadowsweet, Filipendula 'Kahome' :A dwarf meadow sweet with frothy pink flowers.:(fil-i-PEN-du-la):
Lamiaceae::Coleus Alabama Sunset:An old favorite, with colorful foliage.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez) :
Portulacaceae:portulacaceae portulaca afra variegata:Variegated Elephant Bush:A easy plant to grow in the full sun to bright areas of the indoors. This is the variegated form of the green "Elephant Bush".:(por-tew-luh-KAR-ee-uh):5.10.05
Poaceae::Scotland Tufted Hairgrass:A cultivar of the Tufted Hairgrass.:(deh-SHAMP-see-ah)(ses-pih-TOH-sah):
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
Lamiaceae ::Summer Jewel Red Salvia:Ann earlier blooming S. coccinea type. With red flowers on 20 inch plants. AAS Bedding Plant Award Winner in 2011.:(SAL-vee-a)(kok-SIN-ee-a):
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Spinners:A rather large rambling hardy Geranium with purple to blue flowers.::
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):
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
Juncaceae::Soft Rush, Common Rush:A native Rush (Juncus) found in wet sites.:(JUN-kus):
:hard surfaces walks/paths brick patterns::Different patterns that can be used in brick walks.::4.5.5
Lamiaceae::Archers Gold Thyme:A Thyme with gold to yellow foliage the entire growing season.:(TY-muss):
Aceraceae::Sugar Maple:A photo album of Sugar Maple trees growing in native sites.::
::Perennial Gardens:Perennial gardens featuring Hosta::
Bignoniacea::Golden Catalpa, Golden Indian Bean :A cultivar of the southern Catalpa with yellowish foliage.:(ka-TAL-pa)(big-no-ni-OY-deez):
Primulaceae::Cyclamen purpurascence:A hardy Cyclamen native to deciduous forests.::
Oleaceae:oleaceae fraxinus americana autumn purple:Autumn Purple Ash:A selection of White Ash with a deep reddish purple fall color.:(FRACK-sih-nus)(ah-mair-i-KAY-nuh):4.30.05
Crassulaceae::Paddle Plant, Desert Cabbage, Dog Tongue Plant:A succulent plant that can be grown as a House Plant or outdoors in the garden.::
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):
Caryophyllaceae::Golden Pearlwort, Scotch Moss:Moss-like foliage yellow to chartreuse in the spring and fall.:(sa-JI-na)(sub-U-la-ta):
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):
Rosaceae::Newport Plum:A medium size tree and one of the hardiest of all purple plums.::
Iridaceae::Whitewell Purple Crocus:A cultivar of the Snow Crocus.::
Lamiaceae::Coleus Kong:A great Coleus with large colorful leaves.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez):
Acanthaceae:acanthaceae hypoestes phyllostachia:Freckle-face, Polka Dot Plant:A small plant with very colorful leaf markings. Needs bright light for the best leaf color.::3.23.02
Asteraceae: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
Piperaceae::Variegated Peperomia:This is a variegated form of Peperomia obtusifolia. :pep-er-ROH-mee-uh) :5.7.05
Araceae:araceae symplocarpus foetidus:Skunk Cabbage:An early blooming plant found in swamps, bogs or other wet areas. As the name implies Skunk Cabbage flowers have a strong skunk or garlic smell. This is used to attract pollinators.::05.23.03 4.9.6
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):
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
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) :
Salicaceae ::Golden Curls Willow:A large shrub to a small tree with twisted stems and leaves.:(SAY-liks)(mat-sue-DAY-na):
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea abies fastigiata islels:Iseli Fastigiate:A very narrow conical Spruce.:(PY-see-ah)(A-bees):12.14.01
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
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
Convolvulaceae:convolvulaceae ipomea batatus margarite:Ornamental Sweet Potato Vine Margarita:A bright yellow, chartreuse colored Sweet Potato Vine. :(ih-po-MEE-ah):
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
Rosaceae::Flowering Crab Walters:A white flowering ornamental Crab tree::
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Dream Catcher:A florific Coreopsis with dark pink-magenta flowers.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Oleaceae:oleaceae forsythia:Forsythia:This section will have some general shots of unknown cultivars. :(for-SITH-i-a):4.30.05
Liliaceae::Tulips:Fall planted bulbs that ushers in the spring.::
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
Asteraceae::Sombrero Hot Coral Coneflower:A seed strain of Coneflowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Verbenaceae::Bright Eyes Verbena, Lanai Bright Eye Verbena:A trailing Verbena with bright pink flowers having a dark pink eye.:(ver-BEE-na):
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
Ranunculaceae::Mona Lisa Anemones:A series of Anemone with a wide pallet of flower colors. They make good cut flowers.:(a-NEM-o-nee):
Ranunculaceae::Magic Fountain Delphinium:A Delphinium series with a wide range of colors.:(del-FIN-ee-um):
Verbenaceae ::Temari Verbena:A vigoruos mounding trialing Verbena with over 15 differnt colors.::
Liliaceae ::Ti Plant:A tropical shrub that makes a nice colorful house plant.::6.9.05
Cupressaceae ::Sunkist Arborvitae:A pyramidal Arborvitae with orange to yellow branch tips. Color changes with the season.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Liliaceae::Gold Crown, Hosa Fortunei Marginata:A heirloom Hosta with green foliage and gold yellow to yellow margins.::
Rosaceae::Texas Scarlet Flowering Quince:A reddish Flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez):
Rosaceae ::Potentilla Veitchi:A yellow flowering Potentilla:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Solanaceae::Nicotiana Perfume Series:A fragrant Nicotiana with fragrant flowers in a plethora of colors.:(nih-ko-shee-AH-nuh)(SAN-der-ay):
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):
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
Rosaceae::Kingishi Flowering Quince:An orange flowering Flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez)(ja-PON-i-ka):
Iridaceae::Walburton Yellow Crocosmia:A yellow blooming Crocosmia.:(kroh-KOZ-mee-uh):
Juncaceae::Javelin Rush, Juncus Javelin:A nice accent plant with stiff upright green leaves.:(JUN-kus):
Brassicaceae ::Snow Cushion Candytuft:A compact, mounding Candytuft prized for its spectacular display of white flowers.:(eye-BEER-is)(sem-per-VY-renz):
Asteraceae::Mesa Yellow Gaillardia:A yellow Gaillardia on compact plants.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):
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
Loganiaceae::White Profusion Buddleia, White Profusion Butterfly Bush:A white blooming Butterfly Bush. Can become a large shrub in warmer climates but in zone #5 they tend to winter kill back to the ground keeping them much smaller. :(bud-LEE-a)(day-VID-ee-a):
Asteraceae::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):
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
Geraniaceae::Ballerina Geranium:A low growing spreading Geranium with dark veined purplish pink flowers.:(jer-AE-nee-um)(sin-NEE-ree-um):
Ranunculaceae::Red Bane Berry:A woodland plant producing clusters of bright red poisonous berries.::
Saxifragaceae::Firefly Coral Bells, Firefly Heuchera, Leuchkafe:A green foliage Heuchera with deep red flowers.:(HEW-ker-a):
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):
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
Caprifoliaceae ::Weigela White Knight:A medium sized white flowering Weigela.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Ericaceae::White Lights Azalea:An extremely floriferous member of the Northern Lights Azaleas.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
Pinaceae ::Montgomery Spruce, RH Montgomery Spruce:A intense blue dwarf blue spruce.:(PY-see-uh)(PUN-gens):4.21.05
Papaveraceae::Whirlwind Poppy, Whirl Wind Poppy:A Poppy with orange flowers and 4 dark markings on the petals.:(pa-PA-ver):
Scrophulariaceae::Red Riding Hood:A compact Penstemon with spikes of red flowers.:(pen-STE-mon):
Lamiaceae::Cashmere Sage:A showy Asian import with lavender pink flowers.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta golden tiara:Hosta Golden Tiara:A fast growing, small, gold variegated Hosta. ::4.24.05
:::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::Potentilla Mango Tango:A unique bi-color Potentilla having yellow flowers with centers of orange or red.:(poh-ten-TILL-uh) :
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):
Brassicaceae::Redbor Kale:A curly leaf Kale that can turn burgundy under cool conditions.::
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
Plantaginaceae::Veronica Trehane:A creeping Veronica with yellow foliage and contrasting blue flowers.:(veh-RON-ih-ka) (prost-RAY-tuh):
Liliaceae ::Hosta Innswood:A medium to large plant with heavily corrugated yellow centers.::
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.::
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):
Polemoniaceae::Blue Hills Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with moss-like foliage and blue flowers in May.::
Lamiaceae::Salvia May Night:A truly spectacular and hardy perennial Salvia.:(SAL-vee-a) :01.23.96
Leguminaceae::Sweet Pea:An heirloom vine that is still popular in the modern garden.:(la-THI-rus)(o-do-RA-tus):
Hydrangeaceae::Hydrangea Pink Diamond:An improved cultivar of the PG Hydrangea.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Piperaceae:piperaceae piper ornatum:Celebes Pepper, Ornamental Pepper:A vine with colorful heart-shaped leaves.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh):5.7.05
Boraginaceae::Trevi Fountain Pulmonaria:A Pulmonaria with superb spotted foliage an cobalt blue flowers.::
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
Cercidiphyllaceae:cercidiphyllaceae cercidiphyllum magnificum pendulum:Kastura Tree, Weeping Kastua Tree:A slow growing small to medium tree with a weeping shape.:(ser-si-di-FIL-um)(ja-PON-i-kum):4.5.5
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae caltha palustris:Marsh Marigold, Cowslip:One of the earliest blooming wild flowers found growing in wet areas. It is ephemeral and will disappear by mid summer.::5.25.02 5.12.05
Poaceae::Silver Tower Maiden Grass, Silver Tower Miscanthus:One of the taller Miscanthus reaching up to 9 feet.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Asteraceae::Tall Thistle, Wood Thistle:A tall native Thistle.::
Araliaceae::Variegated Dwarf Umbrella Plant, Variegated Arboricola:A relatively easy plant to grow for the moderate to bright areas of the house.::
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Emperors Wave:A new hybird plant from the Jelitto Seed Company of Germany.::
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
Rosaceae::Barren Strawberry:A ground cover perennial with yellow flowers.:(wald-STINE-i-a):
Ranunculaceae ::Anemone Serenade:A vigorous dark pink fall blooming Anemone.:(a-NEM-oh-nee):
:::Images of Tulips growing in gardens.::
Verbenaceae::Caryopteris First Choice, First Choice Blue Beard:A small shrub with dark purple flowers in late summer to early fall.::12.20.05
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):
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Weisse Gloria, Astilbe White Gloria:A white flowering Astilbe.::
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer spicatum:Mountain Maple:A smaller growing native Maple tree.::
Cactaceae:cactaceae opuntia compressa:Optunia humifusa:This is one of the few winter hardy Cactus to zone #5. Most people don't associate using a cactus as a perennial in Wisconsin.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):4.12.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae sansevieria trifasciata silver hahnii:Silver Hahnii Sansevieria, Silver Birds Nest Sansevieria, Gilt-Edge Sansevieria:A neat, compact, birdsnest type Sansevieria. :(san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(try-fask-ee-AH-tuh):4.27.05
Papaveraceae::Opium Poppy, Common Poppy:A beautiful but poisous plant from which opium is dervied. In many places it is illegal to grow this plant.::
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea glauca sanders blue:Sanders Blue:A narrow, blue upright cultivar of the Alberta Spruce.:Originated as a witches broom on a Dwarf Albert at the Iseli Nursery in Boring, Oregon (USA).:5.3.05
Asteraceae:asteraceae osteospermum:Cape Daisy, South African Daisy:A free flowering plant that enjoys cool evenings.::07.11.03 4.10.5
Liliaceae:liliaceae sansevieria trifasciata hahnii:Bird's Nest Sansevieria, Sansevieria Hahnii:A very easy to grow plant. ::
Polemoniaceae::Phlox Becky Towe:A Garden Phlox with gold variegated folaige.::
Ranunculaceae::Durandi Clematis:A strong non-clinging Clematis grown as a herbaceous perennial::
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
Pinaceae::Columnar Norway Spruce:One of the few dwarf narrow columnar Spruce.::
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
Convallariaceae::Hairy Toad Lily:A good perennial for the semi shade area of the garden.:(tri-SER-tis)(HER-ta):
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Ankums Pride:A low growing hardy Geranium with pink flowers in different shades.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um) :
Liliaceae:liliaceae fritilaria persica:Fritillaria of Persia:A tall plant that forms a raceme of 7-20 dark plum colored flowers.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh):03.11.03 4.22.05
Pinaceae: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
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):
Ranunculaceae::Anemone Robustissima:A fall blooming Anemone with mauve-pink flowers.:(a-NEM-oh-nee)(vit-a-FOL-ee-ah):
Rosaceae::Goldfinger Potentilla:A compact yellow Potentilla cultivar with large flowers.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
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
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
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::Ruby Hydrangea:The typical white Hydrangea flower morphs to a dark pink in the fall.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah):
Begoniaceae::Dragon Wing Begonia:An easy to grow prolific blooming plant. Has been described as a Begonia on steroids.::
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.::
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
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum sarmentosum:Stringy Stonecrop, Graveyard Moss:Once planted this rapidly growing thug will be in the garden forever. The only place to use Stringy Stonecrop is where nothing else will grow and its spread can be constrained.::6-2-01 4.15.05
Saxifragaceae::Avalanche Astilbe:An Astilbe with white flowers ::
Asteraceae:asteraceae silphinum terebinthinaceum:Prairie Dock:A very tall, long lived native prairie plant.:(SIL-phee-um):4.11.5
Lamiaceae::Silver Posie Thyme:An improved Silver Thymes with larger leaves and brighter color.:(THI-mus)(vul-GA-ris):
Fabaceae:fabaceae vicia villosa:Hairy Vetch, Winter Vetch:A sprawling member of the Pea family.::
Caprifoliaceae ::Weigela Boskoop Glory:A medium shrub with large salmon pink flowers.:(wy-GEE-la) :
Asteraceae:asteraceae tagetes hero:Marigold Hero:An excellent compact French dwarf Marigold.::4.11.5
Solanaceae ::Petunia Shock Wave series:::
Asteraceae::Flambe Yellow Chrysocephalum:A tough plant tolerant of hot dry conditions :(kri-so-SEPH-a-lum):
Scrophulariaceae::Solstice series of Snapdragons:::
Liliaceae:liliaceae uvularia grandiflora:Large Flowered Bell Wort:An attractive plant for the shade garden. It has pale yellow drooping flowers.::4.27.05
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae caradmine bulbosa:Spring Cress, Bulbous Cress:A wild flower found blooming in shaded moist areas.::5.21.02 4.11.5
Polemoniaceae::Red Wing Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with moss-like foliage and reddish flowers in May.::
Apocynaceae::Vinca Bowes, Periwinkle:A typical looking Vinca but with larger leaves, flowers and more vigorous grower:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):
Liliaceae::Hosta Aureomarginata:A large Hosta with bright golden margins.::
Acanthaceae:acanthaceae fittonia verschaffectii red veined:Red Veined Nerve Plant, Painted Net Leaf:A red leaf variety of the nerve plant. :(fit-TOH-neeuh):
Araceae::Thailand Giant Elephant Ears:An extremely large strain of Colocasia gigantea.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(jy-GAN-tee-uh):
Boraginaceae::Anchusa Blue Angel, Bugloss Blue Angel:A tender perennial with vivid blue flowers:(an-KOO-suh)(ka-PEN-sis):
Solanaceae:solanaceae petunia limelight:Petunia Limelight:An unique Petunia with yellow and green two tone leaves. It has deep purple flowers that contrast with the foliage.::07.18.03 6.24.05, 08.19.05
Asteraceae::Berggarten Aster, East Indies Aster:A summer, free flowering Aster with violet-blue flowers and orange-yellow centers.:(ASS-ter)(ton-Go-len-sis):
Asteraceae::Common Yarrow, Rose Common Yarrow:A pink-flowered form of common yarrow,:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Geraniaceae ::Variegated Ivy Leaf Geraniums:Ivy leaf Geraniums with variegated foliage.:(pel-r-GO-ni-um):
Verbenaceae::Verbena Rapunzel Series:A series of Verbena with trailing growth habits, mildew resistant and excellent long lasting flowers.:(ver-BEE-nah):
Dipsacaceae::Beauijolais Bonnets Pin Cushion:This Scabiosa has burgundy and red flowers on wiry stems.:(skay-bi-O-sa)(at-row-per-PU-ree):
Liliaceae:liliaceae tulipa triump:Triump Tulips:The Triumph Tulip's make up a very large group of plants with a wide range of colors. Medium height and bloom midseason.::03.21.03 4.27.05
Fagaceae::Purple Leaf Beech, Purple Beech:A very large Beech tree with black-red purple leaves.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Rutaceae::Common Rue, Herb of Grade:A subshrub grown for the blue green foliage.::
Asteraceae::Shredded Umbrella Plant:A plant grown for its ornamental deeply cut umbrella-like foliage. ::
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
Lamiaceae::Silver Thyme:A small Thyme with a white edged leaves. Tolerates dryness once established.:(THI-mus)(vul-GA-ris):
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 ::Blue Rug Juniper, Wiltoni Juniper:A low growing, wide spreading Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(hor-i-zon-TA-lis):
:::This section contains pictures of potted annuals in concrete pots.::4.7.5
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
Oleaceae::Suwan Gold Forsythia:A hardy gold leaf Forsythia with clear yellow flowers.:(for-SITH-i-ah)(vir-i-DIS-i-ma):
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Etoile Violette:Dark purple, semi nodding flowers on a deciduous vine. A member of the Viticella group.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Geraniaceae ::Variegated Rose Scented Geranium:A variegated form of the rose scented Geranium.::04.14.06
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):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela looymansii aurea:Weigela Looymansii Aurea:A medium sized yellow leaf Weigela.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):4.12.05
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Liliaceae::Hapsen Blue Hosta:A medium sized blue leaf Hosta.::
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):
Oleaceae::Alphonse Lavallee Lilac:An old cultivar of the common Lilac originating in around 1885.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
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):
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
Caprifoliaceae ::Northern Burgundy Viburnum:A Arrowwood Viburnum selection with burgundy fall color.:(vy-BER-num)(den-TAH-tum):
Caprifoliaceae ::Cenntenial Weigelia:A large shrub with funnel shaped red flowers.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Poaceae:poaceae sporobolius heterolepis:Prairie Dropseed:A distinctive grass forming tufts of narrow leaves.:(spoor-OB-oh-lus):5.7.05
Poaceae:poaceae sorghastrum nutans:Indian Grass, Yellow Indian Grass:A native grass that was once part of North America's Prairies.:(sore-GAS-strum)(Nut-ans):5.7.05
Liliaceae::Hosta Hapsen Heron:A small to medium sized Hosta with deep glacous blue foliage.::
Taxodiaceae:taxodiaceae taxus x media wardii:Wardii Yew:A wide spreading, flat top Yew cultivar.::07.12.03 6.25.05
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
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):
Campanulaceae::Campanula Sarastro:Pendulous, bell shaped purple blossoms cover this plant during the bloom season.:(kam-PAN-yew-la):
Buxaceae ::Green Mountain Boxwood:A dense upright growing Boxwood forming a natural cone shaped.::
Lamiaceae::Ajuga:A rapid growing ground cover with bronze leaves.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
Rosaceae::Charles Albanel Rugosa Rose:A vigorous Rugosa Rose with red flowers and handsome foliage.::
Magnoliaceae::Lennei Magnolia:A Saucer Magnolia hybrid with dark purple tepals and white centers.:(mag-NO-li-ah) (suu-lan-gee-A-na):
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):
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):
Agavaceae::recul Yucca, Spanish Bayonet, Palma Pita, Palma de Datil, Spanish Dagger :A tall Yucca for the warmer hardiness zones.::
Rosaceae:rosaceae potentilla fruiticosa aurea:Golden Springs Potentilla:A Potentilla with yellow foliage.::6.2.02 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):
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
Rosaceae::Lemon Princess Spirea:A small compact Spirea with bright yellow foliage.:(spy-REE-a):
Asteraceae::Garnet Coreopsis:Bright garnet color flowers on a compact plant. Part of the Jewel series of Coreopsis from Terra Nova Nursery.::
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.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae gaillardia x grandiflora burgundy:Burgundy Gaillardia:A 2-3' tall plant producing wine red flowers. Use in the hot dry areas of your garden where they are allowed to reseed.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):
Asteraceae::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
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.::
Asteraceae::Hardy Ageratum, Mist Flower:A perennial with flowers that look like an Ageratum. Can be gressive spreading by rhizoms:(yew-pa-TOR-ee-um)(sow-les-TEN-um):
Araceae::Taro:The species Taro. Grown s a container plant in cooler regions.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
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
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
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
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
Asteraceae::Mlik Shake Coneflower:A double white coneflower.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Cyperaceae::Gold Band Japanese Sedge:A wonder why it is called Gold Band, since all the time I have observed it was White Band, but still a nice plant.:(KAR-eks)(mor-ROW-ee-eye):
Ranunculaceae::White Common Monkshood:A white blooming form of the Common Monkshood.:(ak-CO-nie-tum)(na-PEL-lus):
Calycanthaceae::Hartlage Wine Raulston Allspice:A Sweet Bush hybrid with large red flowers.:(kal-ee-KAN-thus):
Caprifoliaceae ::Snoshoni Viburnum:A compact version of the larger Shasta Viburnum.::
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):
Boraginaceae::Langertree Brunnera,Alumium Spot Brunnera Langertree For Get Me Not, Langertree False For Get Me Not:A good ground cover plant for the moist shade:(BRUN-a-ra)(mak-ro-FIL-a):
Araceae:araceae anthurium:Anthurium Photo Album:A photo album of different types of Anthurium::4.8.5
Saxifragaceae::Montrose Ruby Coral Bells, Montrose Ruby Heuchera:A Coral Bell with bronze leaves that are reddish bronze on the underside.::
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
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
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
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):
Acanthaceae::Black Varnish Plant:A medium upright annual with dark colored leaves.:(soo-de-AN-tha-mum)(at-ro-per-PER-ee-um):
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
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.::
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::Leopold Lilac::si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Caprifoliaceae::Spice Island Korean Spice Viburnum:A compact from of the Korean Spice Viburnum.:(vy-BURN-um)(kar-LESS-ee-eye):
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):
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
Cactaceae:::::4.12.5
Asclepiadaceae:asclepiadaceae hoya carnosa rubra:Wax Plant, Hoya, Krimson Princess Hoya:An easy to grow plant for the bright to moderate areas of the indoors. The foliage is very colorful having leaves that are green and white along with occasional reddish leaves.:: 4.9.5
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):
Asteraceae ::Commotion Frenzy Gaillardia, Commotion Frenzy Blanket Flower:A Gailardia with tubular flaring tips of the petals.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):
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
Lamiaceae ::Mother of Thyme, Creeping Thyme, Wild Thyme:One of the more common and readily available Thyme.:(THY-mus)(ser-FIL-lum):
Geraniaceae::Mourning Widows Cranesbill, Geranium Sambor:Dark brownish-purple flowers and dark leaf markings makes this an interesting Geranium.::
Caryophyllaceae::Devon Cottage Rosy Cheeks Dianthus:A new Dianthus with lavender pink flowers that is a repeat bloomer:(dye-AN-thus):
Araceae::Neon Devils Ivy:A bright yellow form of the Devils Ivy.::
:pots of plants hanging baskets:Hanging baskets:This section contains pictures of annuals in hanging baskets.::4.5.7
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela florida:Weigela Eva Supreme:A medium to large growing shrub with bright red funnel shaped flowers.::4.12.05
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
Saxifragaceae:: Mach Orange:An easy to grow shrub with white flowers:(fil-ah-DEL-fus)(vir-jin-AH-liss):
Begoniaceae::Posy Wahl Begonia:An upright Begonia with deep pink pendulous flowers.: :
Fagaceae::Girard English Oak:A tight upright yellow foliage form of the English Oak.::
Rosaceae::Rosea Plena Dwarf Flowering Plum:A cultivar of the Dwarf Flowering Almond with double flowers.:(PRUU-nus)(glan-duu-LO-sa):
Fumariaceae ::Zestfull Bleeding Heart:Ferny lacy foliage topped with light pink flowers.::
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
Lamiaceae::Golden Anniversary Lamium:A colorful Lamium reported to be an improved Anne Greenway.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):
Rosaceae::Dwarf Flowering Almound:A small multi stemmed suckering shrub with rosy red flowers.:(PRUU-nus)(ten-ELL-uh):
Scrophulariaceae::Nemesia Sunsatia series:A free flowering series of Nemesia.::
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):
Ulmaceae::Regal Elm:An hybrid Elm introduced by the the University of Wisconsin with resistance to Dutch Elm disease.:(UL-mus):
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Asteraceae::Pyrethrum Painted Daisy, Persian Chrysanthemum:A red daisy-like flower.:(tsn-uh-SEE-tum)(kok-SIN-ee-um):
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):
Urticaceae:urticaceae pilea involucrata:Moon Valley:A relatively easy plant to grow. It has beautiful textured (rugose) bronze and green leaves.::4.20.05
Betulaceae::Renaissance Reflection Paper Birch:An improved cultivar of the White Birch.:(Bet-u-lah)(pap-i-RiF-era):
Asteraceae::Brown Eyed Susan, Thin-leaved coneflower , Three-lobed coneflower:This section contains pictures of Rudbeckia triloba growing in the wild.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):
Liliaceae::Tuolumne Fawn Lily, Tuolumne Dog's Tooth Viole:Yellow pendent lily-like flowers on 12 inch stalks with a shiny mottle foliage.::
Commelinaceae::Tri Color Moses in the Cradle:An easy to grow colorful plant for the bright areas of the house.::
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
Boraginaceae::Wisley Blue Comfrey, Creeping Comfrey, Ornamental Comfrey.:A Comfrey cultivar with nice blue tubular flowers:(SIM-fi-tum)(grand-i-FLO-um):
Ericaceae:ericaceae rhododendron yedoense var. pouchanense:Korean Rhododendron:::5.17.05
Caprifoliaceae::Wayfaringtree Viburnum, Hoarwithy:A medium to large shrub with white flowers followed by red fruit turning to black.:(vy-BER-num):
Dipsacaceae::Crimson Pin Cushion Knautia:Produces small pin cushion like flowers on wiry stems.:(NOT-ee-uh):
Bromeliaceae::Rana Guzmania:A red orange bract colored Guzmania.::
Tropaelolaceae::Whirlybird Nasturium mix:A dwarf on trailing Nasturium.:(troo-PEE-oo-lum)(MA-jus) common name-(nah-STER-shum):
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::Little Gem Candytuft:A compact cultivar of the perennial Candytuft.:(eye-BEER-is) (sem-per-VY-renz):
Asteraceae::Dahlia Dahlietta:A dwarf compact series of Dahlia.::
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
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
Convolvulaceae:convolvulaceae ipomea batatas blackie:Sweet Potato Vine Blackie:A rapidly growing, bold, foliage plant. Very useful in pots by themselves or mixed with other annuals that can compete with their aggressive growth.:(ip-oh-MEE-a)(bat-TAT-as):5.16.05
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.::
Poaceae::Common wood-reed, Sweet wood-reed, stout wood-reed:A tall attractive native grass can be used in woodland plantings::
Crassulaceae::Bon Bon Sedum:The deep pink flowers contrast nicely with the chocolate foliage.::
Primulaceae::Gold Leaf Lysimachia:A trailing ground cover type plant with yellow foliage.::
Liliaceae::Wild Lily of the Valley, Canada Mayflower:A native wildflower found in moist shaded woods::
Rosaceae::Flowering Crab Anne, Flowering Crab Manbeck Weeper:A weeping Flowering Crab with white flowers and red fruit.::
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
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja occidentalis cristata crested:Thuja cristata Argenteovariegata::(thu-ya):5.17.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae sansevieria:Sansevieria:This section contains general cultural information on growing Sansevieria.::4.26.05
Caprifoliaceae ::Bitchiu Viburnum:A large open shrub flowering in the early spring.:(vy-Ber-num)(bitch-i-uu-EN-see):
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):
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
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):
Fabaceae:fagaceae gleditsia triacanthos shade master:Shade Master Honey Locust:A wide spreading Honeylocust that produce a light shade.::5.17.05
Asteraceae:compositae sonchus asper:Spiny-Leaved Sow Thistle:A yellow flowering weed, common in southeastern Wisconsin. ::08.20.02 4.16.05
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
Liliaceae::Bressingham Blue Hosta:A large blue-green colored Hosta.::
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
Caprifoliaceae :::::
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):
Oxalidaceae ::Yellow Wood Sorrel:A common weed that is a major problem in greenhouse and nursery containers.:(oks-AL-iss):
Rosaceae:rosaceae aronia melanocarpa elata:Black Chokeberry:A medium spreading, medium height shrub that is adaptable to many different sites. The spring flowers and fall color are two of its better features.:(a-roh-NI-a)(mel-an-OH-car-pa):5.11.05
Asteraceae:asteraceae aster umbellatus:Flat-Topped Aster:A tall plant with masses of white flowers in flat-topped clusters.::4.9.5
Rosaceae::Ballerina Rose:A large shrub rose producing masses of pink flowers.::
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
Amaranthaceae::Beefsteak:An intense red foliage plant.:(eh-ri-SEE-nay)(herb-sti-ee):4.8.5
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
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.::
Caprifoliaceae ::Emerald Triump Viburnum:A hybrid compact Viburnum.:(vy-BER-num):
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::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):
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
Rosaceae ::Grefsheim Spirea:An early blooming white flowering, mid-size Spirea.:(spy-REE-ah):12.03.05
Lamiaceae::Six Hills Giant Catmint:A large Catmint with violet blue flowers.:(NE-peh-tah):
Loganiaceae::Lo and Behold Blue Chip Butterfly Bush:A compact Butterfly Bush that blooms continually through out the summer.:(bud-LEE-a):
Hydrangeaceae:hydrangeaceae hydrangea grandiflora:Anabelle Hydrangea:A medium sized shrub that prefers partial shade. The large white flowers occur in the late summer. A heirloom shrub.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):4.24.02, 07.23.03 4.18.05
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Asteraceae::Hot Papaya Cone Flower, Echinacea Hot Papaya:The first double orange red Cone Flower.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
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):
:author's private gardens 2003-07::Contains pictures of my yard in July of 2003.::4.5.5
Caprifoliaceae ::Carnaval Weigela:A compact Weigela with red, white and pink flowers.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
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::Dropwort Meadowsweet, Fern-leaf Dropwort:A Filipenula that is tolerant of drier sites.:(fil-i-PEN-du-la)(vul-GA-ris):
Primulaceae::Angie Orange::(a-NA-ga-lis):
Juncaceae::Corkscrew Rush, Spiral Rush:People are attracted to this plant and want to touch the Corkscrew shaped leaves. Likes lots of moisture.::
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
Asteraceae::Yarrow, Common Yarrow:A native Yarrow with white to pinkish flat topped flower heads.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Salicaceae::Geyers Willow:A small Willow for a full sun wet to moist site.::
Rosaceae ::Creeping Cotoneaster:A rather slow low growing Cotoneaster.:(ko-tone-EE-aster)(ad-PRES-us):7.15.05
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::Mary Gregory Stokes Aster:Instead of lavender to purple flowers, this Stokesia has light yellow flowers.:(stoh-KEE-zhi-ah)(LAY-vis):
Liliaceae::Strargazer Oriental Lily:A popular oriental lily with up facing flowers of pink, red and white.::
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).:
Liliaceae::Daylily with distinct throat or eye markings:This section contains pictures of the Daylilies with flowers having with distinct throat or eye markings.::
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
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):
Campanulaceae::Lobelia Hot series:A compact Lobelia with blue, pink and white flowers. Lobelia is really a tender perennial grown as an annual.:(lo-BEE-li-ah):
Liliaceae:liliaceae 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
Scrophulariaceae:scrophulariaceae agalinis tenuifolia:Slender False Foxglove:A slender stemmed flowering annual.: :6.24.05
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
Apocynaceae::Desert Rose:An interesting easy to grow succulent plant.::
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):
Sinopteridaceae::Button Fern:A low growing little fern with shiny round button like leaves attached to stiff stems. ::1.16.05
Taxodiaceae::Dense Yew, Spreading Yew:One of the more common Yews that is used in the landscape.:(TAKS-us):
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
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
Scrophulariaceae::Veronicastrum sibericum:A tall medium spreading plant for the full sun moist areas of the garden.:(ver-on-i-KAS-trum):7.2.05
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):
Amarylidaceae::Amaryllis cultivars:A long lived, easy to flower indoor plant.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae dahlia:Dahlia:This section contains information on how to dig and store Dahlia's tuberous roots.::4.8.5
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):
Asteraceae::Marigold Disco series:A short Marigold with single flowers and a wide array of colors.::
Solanaceae::Chilly Chilli Ornamental Pepper:An edible hot Pepper plant producing upright fruit changing from greenish yellow to orange to red.::
Ranunculaceae::Yellow Meadow Rhue:A tall Thalictrum with yellow flowers.:(tha-LICK-trum):
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
Cornaceae::Cornelian Cherry Dogwood:A very early blooming large shrub or small tree:(KOR-nus)(mas):
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):
Liliaceae ::Lily of the Valley:An aggressive ground cover for the semi-shaded moist areas.:(kon-val-AIR-ia):6.9.05
Cistaceae::Hudsonia, Golden Heather, Poverty Grass, Beach Heath:A native shrub found growing on sand dunes.::
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 ::Golden Elf Spirea:A small bright yellow colored Spirea.::
Liliaceae::Hosta Stetson:::4.26.05
Araceae::Giant Elephant Ears, Giant Colocasia:A green foliage Elephant Ears that reach gigantic size.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh):
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):
Fagaceae::Tortuosa Purpurea Beech:A spreading dwarf Beech with twisted and contorted branches and purple leaves.::
Lamiaceae::Big Blonde:A large growing Colues with yellow leaves and red stems and petioles.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez:
Asteraceae::China Aster:A good annual for cut flowers.::
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
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela rubidor:Weigela Rubidor, Weigela Rubigold:A Weigela cultivar with bright yellow foliage and dark red flowers.::4.12.05
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
::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::
Rosaceae::Firebird Crab:A dwarf white flowering Ornamental Crab Apple.::05.9.05
:misc.::An odds and ends collection of things used to spruce-up the garden and yard.::4.5.5
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer negundo odessanum:Odessanum Box Elder:A Box Elder with bright yellow foliage.::4.7.5
Asteraceae::Italian White Sunflower:A Sunflower with smaller cream to white flowers.::
Araliaceae:araliaceae hedera helix birds foot:Birds Foot English Ivy:This section contains pictures of named English Ivy that have thinner pointed leaves. These are called the Birds Foot Ivy.:(Head-er-ah)(HEE-licks):4.9.5
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):
Euphorbiaceae::Euphorbia Diamond Frost:Creates a mass of white flowers reminiscent of Baby's Breath. Heat, full sun and draught tolerant.:(yew-FOR-bee-ah):
Rosaceae::Black Jet beard:A mounded, loose somewhat raggy shrub but good for tough sites.:(roe-doe-TIE-pos)(SKAN-denz):06.05.06
Cyperaceae::Blue Sedge:A small slow creeping fine textured Carex with blue-gray foliage:(KAIR-ex)(FLAH-ca):
Acanthaceae::White Candles, Whitefieldia:A tropical shrub with pure white flowers that can be grown in the house.::
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
Rosaceae::Geum Cooky:A small plant producing orange yellow flowers with yellow stamens.::
Magnoliaceae::Kobus Magnolia:A small to large tree with white flowers in April.:(mag-NO-lee-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.::07.06.03
Scrophulariaceae ::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):
Amaranthaceae::Thin Gold Alternanthera:A low growing Alternanthera with thin gold leaves.:(al-ter-NAN-the-ra):
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):
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
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
Asteraceae::Flying Saucers Coreopsis:A uniform growing Coreopsis with a plethora of single yellow flowers.::
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::Hosta Valeries Vanity:A robust Hosta with shiny green leaves.::
Taxodiaceae:taxodiaceae taxus x media hicksii:Hicks Yew:A barrel shaped upright Yew that is commonly used to create hedges.::6.25.05
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.::6.9.02 5.11.05
Scrophulariaceae::Croftway Coral Princess Phygelius:A newer Phygelius cultivar with salmon pink flowers and stronger stems.:(fye-geal-EE-us)(ee-KWA-liss):
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):
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
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
Polygonaceae:polygonaceae polygonum pensylvanicum:Pennsylvania Smartweed:A member of the Knotweed or Smartweed group of plants.::12.21.01 5.9.05
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
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
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
Liliaceae::Tangerine Daylily:A heirloom Daylily with tangerine oragne flowers.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
Ginkgoaceae::Ginkgo Todd's WB:A very slow growing dwarf Ginkgo.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Onagraceae::Windchime Fuchsia:A very floriferous Fuchsia with red and white pendulous flowers.:(fyew-sha):
Crassulaceae::Sedum Maestro:A medium size perennial with pink flowers and bluish to purple foliage. Best in the full sun.::
Asteraceae::Tennessee Coneflower:A southeastern native cousin to the more common Purple Coneflower.::09.22.05
Asteraceae::Petty Belinda Yarrow:An Achillea with pink and lavender flowers.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Caryophyllaceae::Snowfire Dianthus:A Dianthus with bright red centera and white outer petals. An AAS in 1978.::
: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
Campanulaceae::Golden Torch Lobelia, Golden Torch Cardinal Flower:A red Lobelia with yellow foliage.::
Saxifragaceae::Rosamund Coral Bells,:::
Phormiaceae ::Dusty Chief Phormium:An Yucca-like plant with burgundy colored foliage.::
Magnoliaceae:magnoliaceae magnolia stellata:Magnolia Stellata:A small tree that is loaded with white flowers in April.:(mag-NO-li-ah):05.10.02 4.27.05
Hydrangeaceae ::Silver Dollar Hydrangea:A bigger Hydrangea with white mophead flowers and fat conical flowers.:hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Sauraceae::Houttuynia Chameleon:An aggressive ground cover that grows in moist to wet sites.:(hoo-TIE-nee-a):08.26.05
Fagaceae::Copper Beech:A large tree with copper colored leaves in the spring changing to dark purple:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Campanulaceae::Cherry Bells Spotted Campanula:A Campanula with tubular, pendulous red flowers.:(kam-PAN-yew-lah)(punk-TAh-tah):
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Rhythm and Blues:An Astilbe with deep pink to raspberry pink flowers.::
Brassicaceae::Winter Joy Wallflower, Winter Joy Erysimim:A Wallflower with purple flowers. A good companion for Pansies.:(e-RIH-sih-mum):
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):
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
Salicaceae ::Cottet Willow, Streamco Willow, Dwarf Banker's Willow:A low growing Willow. with stems rooting where they touch the soil.::
Lamiaceae::Yellow Archangel:An aggressive deciduous trailing ground cover. Use with care it can become a garden thug matting over other plants.::
Asteraceae ::Taygetea Yarrow:A medium size plant with pale yellow flowers and silvery gray-green foliage. Great for the full sun daier areas of the garden.::
Lamiaceae ::Jean Davis Lavender,Munsted Pink, Nana Rosea:A pink to mauve colored lavender with grayish green foliage.:(lav-AN-dew-lah) (an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):
Gnetaceae:gnetaceae welwitchia mirabilis:Welwitchia:A very rare and unusual plant. Many are over 100 years old.::4.18.05
Bromeliaceae::Aechmea Lois Pride:A Aechmea with variated foliage and a strong colorful inflorescence.:(eek-MEE-uh):
Capparidacese::Clemoe Spirit Series:A hybrid Cleome that stays shorter with larger flowers. Very easy to grow. :(klee-OH-me)(hass-ler-AN-a):
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
Fabaceae::Columbus Strain Red Bud:A cold hardy strain of Red Bud originating from seed collected in Wisconsin.::
Lamiaceae::Spearmint:An aggressive plant with white flowers and Spearmint scented foliage.::
Cactaceae:cactaceae notocactus haselbergi:White web ball cactus, Scarlet Ball Cactus:A solitary Cactus with bright flowers.:Brazil, Rio Grande do Sul:4.12.5
Asteraceae::Summer Wine Yarrow, Summer Wine Achillea:A Yarrow with deep wine-colored flowers.:(a-KILL-lee-a)(meel-lee-FO-le-um):
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 ::
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):
Crassulaceae::Gooseberry Fool::(SEE-dum)(te-LE-fee-um):
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Diamond:A tall Astilbe with large white flowers.::
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
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Goodness Grows:A long blooming low growing perennial with spikes of deep blue flowers.::
Iridaceae::Roof Iris, Japanese Roof Iris:A small crested Iris with lilac flowers.:(EYE-ris)(tek-TOR-um):
Cupressaceae ::Juniper Prostata:A low growing spreading Juniper with green foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis):
Iridaceae::Fairy Iris, Large Wild Iris, Fortnight lily, African Iris, Butterfly Iris:A spreading, evergreen perennial native to South Africa.::12.10
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
Lamiaceae::Basil Boxwood:A small globular shaped Basil resembling small Boxwood plants.:(OSS-ih-mum)(bass-IL-ee-kum) :
Iridaceae::Yellow/Gold/Orange Tall Bearded Iris:This section contains images of Tall Bearded Iris that there main none white color is yellow or gold.::
Asteraceae::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):
Lamiaceae ::Ajuga Metallica, Bronze Giant Ajuga:An Ajuga having tight crisp, crinkled, bronze-purple foliage.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
Betulaceae::European Hornbeam, Common Hornbeam, Hornbeech, Yoke Elm:A sturdy tree native to Europe.:(car-PI-nus)(BET-uu-lus):
Iridaceae::Katherine Hodgkin Dwarf Iris:An interesting Dwarf Iris hybrid with unusual flower colors.::
Fabaceae::White Prairie Clover:A neat wispy legume with purple flowers in July and August.:(DAY-lee-uh):
Aceraceae::Green Mountain Sugar Maple:A rapid growing Sugar Maple cultivar with outstanding fall foliage color. The thicker leatherly leaves providses this tree with some resistance to leaf scorch and tatter during dry periods.:(AY-ser)(sack-AR-rum):
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):
Fagaceae ::Pin Oak, Swamp Oak:A faster growing Oak strongly pyramidal at youth.::
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):
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
Crassulaceae::Sedum Mr Goodbud:An upright late blooming Sedum with dark purple-pink flowers on stout purple-red stems.::
Poaceae::Porcupine Grass:A tall Miscanthus with gold horizontal bands across the foliage.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis) :
Lamiaceae::Basal Lemon, Lemon Basal:A herb with a good lemon scent. Both leaves and flowers are used.:(OSS-ih-mum):
Amaranthaceae:amaranthaceae celosia argentea spicata:Wheat Celosia:This section contains pictures of different wheat varieties of Celosia. ::4.8.5
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):
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
Polemoniaceae ::Candy Stripe Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with white flowers with a pink center stripe blooming in May.::
Hydrangeaceae:hydrangeaceae hydrangea paniculata:PG Hydrangea, Panicle Hydrangea:A medium sized late blooming shrub for the full sun to semi-shaded areas of the yard. One of the older types of cultivars still used. Seems hard to find but has been superseded by many other cultivars.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):11.25.03 4.19.05
Asteraceae:compositae cosmos sulphureus sunset:Cosmos:This cultivar is an All American winner. A medium tall to medium spreading plant for the full sun, hot dry areas of the garden. Orange-scarlet to vermilion-red, semi-double flowers.:(KOZ-mos)(sul-fer-EE-us):7-21-01 4.16.05
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):
Araceae::Silver Queen Chinese Evergreen, Aglaonema Silver Queen:A colorful tried and true Aglaonema cultivar.::
Cupressaceae::Weeping Nootka Cypress:A weeping form of the Nootka Cypress.:(kam-e-SIP-a-ris)(noot-ka-TEN-sis):
Geraniaceae::Geranium Dark Reiter:::
Brassicaceae ::Autumn Snow Candytuft:A cultivar that flowers heavy in the spring and some in the fall.:(eye-BEER-is) (sem-per-VY-renz):
Cyperaceae::Red Rooster Carex:An upright arching Carex with rusty copper bronze red foliage.:(KAIR-ex)(boo-kah-NAN-ee-eye):
Liliaceae::Tiny Tears Hosta, Young Maidan Host:A dwarf mounding Hosta with green heart shaped leaves.::
Polemoniaceae::Phlox Magnificence:A 3 foot plant topped with dark pink flowers.:(flox):
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
Pinaceae::The Blues Colorado Blue Spruce:A sturdy weeping Colorado Blue Spruce.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
Solanaceae::Dwarf White Bedder Nicotiana:A dwarf busy plant loaded with scented white flower.:(nih-ko-shee-AH-nuh):
Liliaceae::Hosta Pilgrim:A small vigorous variegated Hosta.::
Violaceae::Viola Ultima Morpho, Pansy Ultima Morpho:A Pansy with large blue and Gold flowers. ::
Caprifoliaceae::Caryuga Viburnum:A medium shrub with an abundance of white flowers in the spring.:(vy-BER-num)(kar-LEE-see-eye):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum album, White Stonecrop, Worm Grass:A low growing Sedum with light pink to white flowers. Can be a rampant spreader since every little leaf or stem section will root producing more plants.::
Aristolochiaceae::Manchurian Pipe Vine:An interesting woody vine with insect capturing flowers shaped like a Dutchman's Pipe.::
Commelinaceae::Red Hill Zebrina:A tumbling plant that produces a plethora of flowers packed around the terminal tips of the branches.::
Asteraceae::Mohave series Strawflower, Paper Daisy, Everlasting:Strawflowers are one of the easiest flowers to dry. Try touching one and see how papery the flower (bracts) is Mohave series has a wide range of colors on 14-16 inch plants.:(brak-tee-A-tum):
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
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.::
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Betty:Betty produces red purple flowers with white on the inside. A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series.::
Liliaceae::Hosta Lemon Lime:A fast growing shorter Hosta with greenish gold leaves.::
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Cactaceae::Birds Nest Cactus:An easy to grow mounding cactus with white flowers tucked under the intertwining spines,::
Apocynaceae:apocynaceae vinca minor cultivars:VInca minor cultivars:A photo album of different cultivars of Vinca Minor.::06.22.03 4.8.5
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
Primulaceae::Primula Red Colors, Primula Rote Farben:Early blooming perennials with red flowers for the shaded areas of the garden.:(PRIM-eu-la):
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
Hydrangeaceae::Little Lamb Hydrangea:A Hydrangea paniculata cultivar with smaller inflorescence.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
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
Dryopteridaceae::Branford Beauty Fern:A hybrid fern with the form of Lady Fern and frond colors of Japanese Painted Fern.:(uh-THEE-ree-um):04.20.06
Poaceae:poaceae miscanthus sinensis sirene:Miscanthus Sirene:A large up right clumping Miscanthus.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):4.28.02
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) :
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
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):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium maculatum:Spotted Geranium, Wild Geranium:An easy to grow, common, woodland wildflower.::4.18.05
Rosaceae::Snowfall Nine Bark, Snowfall Physocarpus:A white blooming Ninebark with green foliage.:(fi-so-KAR-pus)(op-u-li-FO-li-us):
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):
: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
Fumariaceae::Dicentra Ivory Hearts :Nodding white heart shaped flowers are held above the deeply cut blue green foliage.:(dy-SEN-truh):
Asteraceae ::Ageratum Fields Blue:A compact Ageratum with medium blue flowers.:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
Cupressaceae ::Blue Pfitzer Juniper:A Pfitzer type Juniper with blue foliage esecially on older plants.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Asteraceae::Purple Bush Eupatorium:A dwarf more compact cultivar of Eupatorium.:(yew-pa-TOR-ee-um)(mack-u-LAY-tum) :
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium dalmaticum:Geranium dalmaticum:A vigorous rhizomatous plant with shell pink flowers.::4.18.05
Verbenaceae ::Tapien Verbena:A tough long blooming series of ground cover or trailing Verbena.::
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
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):
Papilionaceae::Twilight Prairie Blues Babtisia:A new Baptisia with a bicolor yellow and purple-blue flower:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Ranunculaceae::Betty Corning Clematis:Clematis with bell shaped nodding flowers that are hardy an:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Hippocastanaceae:hippocastanaceae aesculus pavia:Red Buckeye:A small growing tree or large shrub with red flower.:(es-KU-lus):4.18.05
Fabaceae::Red Feather:One of the more ornamental clovers with large puffy heads of red-purple flowers.:(try-FOH-lee-um)(ROO-benz):
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):
Amaranthaceae::Chicken Gizard, Yellow Chicken Gizzard:Grown for its colorful yellow veined green leaves and red stems.:(eh-ri-SEE-nay)(herb-sti-ee):12.15.05
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
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 ::Black Beauty Elderberry:An improved purple-leaf form of Sambucus nigra.:(sam-BOO-kus)(NY-grah):
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):
Cactaceae:cactaceae mammilaria melanocentra::A solitary Cactus with bright pink flowers.::4.12.5
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Asteraceae ::Giant Daisy, High Daisy, Hungarian Daisy:A very tall bush-like daisy::
Scrophulariaceae::White Turtle Head:::03.05.06
Berberidaceae ::Red Barrenwort:A shaded loving ground cover perennial with red flowers.:(epi-MEE-de-um):
Rosaceae::Autumn Glory Ornamental Carb:A small to medium Ornamental Crab with white flowers and red orange fruit.::
Asteraceae::Heliopsis Summer Nights, Summer Nights False Sun Flowr:An Oxeye Daisy cultivar with yellow flowers and red colored stems.::02.24.06
Asteraceae::Cupid's Dart, Cupids Dart:A short lived perennial with blue flower.:(kat-a-NAN-ke)(se-RU-lee-ah):
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
Cupressaceae::Japanese Falsecypress, Stringleaf Japanese falsecypress, Sawara Cyress:Foliage chages form yellow to green to yellow along with the season.:(kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):
Liliaceae ::Red Star Cordyline:A tropical plant that is commonly used in combination with flowering annuals in outdoor pots and sometimes in gardens. It provides a nice red color and vertical form for the combinations. An extremely tough plant::
Asteraceae::Wyndley Sneezeweed:A more compact Helenium with yellow to copper yellow flowers.:(hel-EE-nee-um):
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: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
Liliaceae::Squash Casserole:A large Hosta with chartreuse leaves.::
Brassicaceae::Flixweed:A large growing plant with highly dissected leaves.::1.12.05
Cupressaceae::Vintage Gold:A dwarf slow growing Chamaecyparis with yellow foliage.:kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):
Lamiaceae::Basil Siam Queen, Thai Sweet Basil:An intensely flavored basil with a licorice-basil aroma.:(OSS-ih-mum)(bass-IL-ee-kum) :
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
Brassicaceae::Apricot Twister Wall Flower:A Wallflower with apricot to orange colored flowers. A good companion for Pansies.:(e-RIH-sih-mum):
Liliaceae ::Hosta Drinking Gourd:Forms a large mound of cupped blue green foliage::
Pinaceae ::R. Kluis Blue Spruce:A slow growing very blue spruce cultivar.::
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):
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::Yellow Net Honeysuckle:A twinning climbing Honeysuckle vein with yellow reticulated veined leaves.:(lon-ISS-er-a):
Asteraceae::Hemp Agrimony:A tall moisture loving plant.::
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):
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):
Poaceae::Heavy Metal Switch Grass:A metallic blue, columnar Switch Grass:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Begoniaceae ::Looking Glass Begonia:A cane type Begonia with Pink flowers.::
Caryophyllaceae::Hairy Garden Pink, Dianthus Knappi:One of the only yellow flowering Dianthus.::11.07.05
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
Papilionaceae::Babtisia Carolina Moonlight:A vigorous, easy to grow long lived perennial.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Boraginaceae::Heliotrope Marine:One of the more common Heliotrope cultivars grown and sold for the bedding plant market.:(hee-li-oo-TROP-i-um)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Liliaceae::Hosta Lakeside Cha Cha:Lakeside Cha Cha is a large upright clump with green leaves and a cream to lime green border. ::
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):
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.::
Liliaceae ::Satisfaction Oriental Trumpet Lily:An Oriental trumpet type plant.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta august moon:Hosta August Moon:A medium size yellow leaf Hosta.::4.22.05
Oleaceae::Regent Japanese Tree Lilac:A vigorous upright Japanese Tree Lilac.:(si-RING-a)(reh-tick-yoo-LAY-tuh):
Asteraceae:asteraceae echinacea purpurea white cultivars:White Purplecone Flower:This section contains some pictures of white coneflower cultivars.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):4.9.5
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):
Saxifragaceae::Lime Marmalade Coralbells, Lime Marmalade Heuchera:A lime colored coral bells with ruffled leaves:(HEW-ker-ah):
Asteraceae::Leaf Lettuce:Grown as a early season salad crop all over the world. Best grown early in the cool temperatures.::
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer autumn blaze:Autumn Blaze Maple:A cultivar that is a cross between a Red maple and a Silver Maple. This large growing tree is very adaptable to the urban landscape. Has a fantastic fall color.::
Brassicaceae::Golden Ball Alyssum:A compact form of the perennial Alyssum.::
Fumariaceae ::Ruby Mar Bleeding Heart:An hybrid of the Pacific Bleeding Heart.:(dy-SEN-truh)(for-MOH-suh):
Cactaceae::Red Headed Irishman:A columnar Mammillaria pink to purple flowers.::4.12.5
:author's private gardens 2002-09::Pictures of my yard from the end of September through October 2002.::4.5.5
Liliaceae::Daylily Autumn Minaret:A very tall late blooming heirloom Daylily.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis:
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae aquilegia vulgaris heidi:Columbine Heidi, Aquilegia Heidi:An outstanding Columbine with pink blossums.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):5.12.05
Taxodiaceae ::Brownii Yew, Browns Yew:A dense growing rounded shaped Yew with brownish yellow new growth::
Piperaceae::Parallel Peperomia:An easy to grow pendant type of Peperomia with striped foliage.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh) :06.10.06
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.::
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):
Crassulaceae::Voodoo Sedum:A low growing, creeping Sedum with red flowers and dark red to red tinged foliage.::
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):
Fagaceae::Red Obelisk European Beech:A narrow upright red leaf beech.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
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
Lamiaceae::Salvia Rose Sage, Desert Sage, Giant Flowered Purple Sage:A California native with silvery foliage and large ornamental flowers.:(SAL-vee-ah):
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
Euphorbiaceae::Fire Glow Euphorbia:An improved version of the species with bright floral bracts.:(yew-FOR-bee-ah)(gri-FITH-ee-eye):
Brassicaceae::Tosccano Kale, Italian Kale:A tall Kale with bumpy blueish leaves.::
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):
Asteraceae::Star Frost Echinops:A silvery-white form of Globe Thistle.::
Liliaceae ::Hosta Sombrero:A large green Hosta with frangrant white flowers.::
Caprifoliaceae::Weigela My Monet:A small Weigela with multicolored foliage and red flowers.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah:
Pinaceae::Curtis Dwarf Pine, Curtis Dwarf White Pine:A dense mounded, slow growing dwarf White Pine.:(PIE-nus((STROH-bus):
Rosaceae::Sweet Briar Rose, Sweetbriar:A vigorous tall species rose with single pink flowers. An heirloom rugosa rose.::
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
Oleaceae::Emile Lemoine Lilac:A Lilac with bluish lavender flowers.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
Tropaelolaceae::Nasturtium Empress of India:This Nasturtium has deep green to olive green leaves with crimson red flowers.:genus species name-(troo-PEE-oo-lum)(MA-jus) common name-(nah-STER-shum):
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
Rosaceae ::Crimson and Gold Flowering Quince:A red flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez):
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):
Grossulariaceae::Schroeders Alpine Current:A compact disease resistant Alpine Current.:(RI-bez)(al-PIE-num):
Pinaceae::Picea glauca compacta:A compact Blue Spruce with bright blue foliage:(PI-see-AH)(glaw-cah):
Poaceae::Pygmy Bamboo:A dwarf green Bamboo.:(plee-o-blast-us)(pig-MAY-us) :
Asteraceae::Hillside Aster:::
Caryophyllaceae ::Dynasty series:Lightly scented carnation like blooms.:(die-AN-thus)(bar-BAY-tus):
Papilionaceae::Purple Smoke Baptisia:A new Baptisia cultivar with smokey purple flowers.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Oleaceae:::::
Scrophulariaceae::Cool Snapdragon series:A tall Snapdragon that makes good cut flowrs.:an-tih-RI-num)(MAY-jus):
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
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Margaret Wilson:A hardy Geranium with variegated foliage.::
Berberidaceae:berberidaceae berberis thunbergii kobold:Kobold Barberry:A dwarf mounding green Barberry.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):4.11.05
Apiaceae::Great Angelica:A large native plant found growing in moist areas.::5.16.05
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
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae juniperus squamata loderi:Loderi Juniper:A slow growing upright blue-green Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(skwa-MA-ta):5.15.05
Juncaceae::Blue Arrows Rush, Blue Arrows Juncus:A nice accent plant with stiff upright gray-blue leaves.:(JUN-kus)(in-FLEX-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):
Liliaceae::Blue Cadet Hosta:A medium size Hosta with dark bluish green leaves.::
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):
Agavaceae::Bear Grass:Very similar to the Yucca filamentosa, which us more common in the trade.::
Poaceae::Herkules Flame Grass, Autumn Red :A selection of the Flame Grass.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Liliaceae ::Hosta Willy Nilly:A medium to large Hosta with pointed leaves and white flowers.::
Alstroemeriaceae::Princess Lily Zavinia, Alstromeria Zavinia:A vigorous easy grow Princess Lily with salmon pink Flowers:(al-stro-MARE-ee-ah):
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
Aceraceae::Autumn Moon Japanese Maple:Leaf color depends on if was grown in the full sun or shade.:(shir-ah-sa-WAN-um):
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
Liliaceae:liliaceae trillium recurvatum:Priarie Trillium:::5.15.02 4.27.05
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
Araceae ::Velvet Leaf Philodendron:A vine type Philodendron with velvety iridescent bronze green and the undersides are reddish brown.::11.28.05
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
Asteraceae::Mercury Rising Coreopsis:A red flowering Coreopsis. Part of the Coreopsis "Big Bang" series.::
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
Liliaceae ::Upton Allium:An ornamental Leek.::
Pinaceae::White Spruce, Skunk Spruce, SIngle Spruce:One of the most tolerant of the Spruce for urban or city landscapes.:(PI-see-AH)(glaw-cah):
Liliaceae:liliaceae dracaena deremensis warneckei:Draceana Warnecki, Striped Dracaena:A very tought plant for the low to moderate lit areas of the indoors.::4.22.05
Rosaceae::Elveshorn Shrub Rose:A shrub rose with pink flowers.::
Violaceae::Pansy Splendid Blue and Yellow, Viola Splendid Blue and Yellow::VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
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
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
Scrophulariaceae::Carillo Red Penstemon:A seed grown red flowering Penstemon. A Fleuroselect winner.:(pen-STE-mon):
Campanulaceae ::Campanula Caroline:A medium growing perennial with showy clusters of shell pink to lavender flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(GLOM-er-ah-ta):
Fagaceae::Rohanii Beech, Purple Leaf Oak Beech, :A vigorous growing cultivar of the European Beech:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Goodeniaceae::Fan Flower:A heat loving plant commonly used in containers.: (skay-VO-la)(ay-MEW-la):12.15.05
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus sylvestris glauca nana:Dwarf 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
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
Scrophulariaceae::Penstemon Mesa:An easy to grow Penstemon with spikes of lavender blue flowers.:(pen-STE-mon):
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):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Octoberfest:A white to creamy white floering Sedum Acre cultivar.:(SEA-dum):
Asteraceae::Cosmic Series:A free flowering Cosmos with double Yellow, Orange, Red and Gold flowers.:{KOZ-mos)(sul-fer-EE-us):
Anacardiaceae:anacardiaceae rhus typhina:Staghorn Sumac:A native tall shrub with bright red fall foliage. Can spread and form large colonies.:(rhoos)(TIE-fee-na):4.8.5
Crassulaceae::Amur Sedum, Amur Stonecrop, Selskian Stonecrop:A good ground cover plant for dry full sun areas.::
Rosaceae::Dakota Charm Spirea:Dakota Charm is a small version of the iconic Gold Flame Spirea.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae asparagus:Asparagus fern seedlings:Enter this section to see some Asparagus Fern seedlings::4.22.05
Asteraceae::Parks Extra Double Prize Tanacetum:I have been watching this plant grow for many years at the Boerner Botanical Gardens. I finally snap some images. Can't find any data on this. E-mailed Parks Seed and still waiting::
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):
Moraceae:moraceae ficus elastica variegatus:Variegated Rubber Tree:A variegated form of the more common "Rubber Tree". Refer back to Ficus elastica "Rubber Tree" for complete cultural data.::4.30.05
Rosaceae::White Gold Spirea:The first white flowering yellow foliage Spirea.::
Lamiaceae::Russian Sage:Perovoskia are loose airy sub shrubs with gray foliage and lavender blue flowers.::
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.::
Rosaceae::Common Pearl Bush:A large white flowering shrub.:(ek-soh-KOR-da)(ra-se-MOH-sa):
Acanthaceae:bromeliaceae aechmea photo album:Hairy Wild Petunia:A good plant for rock gardens and dry well drained sites.::
Moraceae:moraceae ficus lyrata:Fiddle Leaf Fig:A relatively easy plant to grow in the bright lit areas of the indoors.::
Lamiaceae::Herrenhausen Orengano, Herrenhausen Ornamental Oregano:An ornamental Oregano with flowers that look like small Common Lilac flowers.:(or-RI-ga-num)(lee-vih-GAY-tum):
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):
Fabaceae::Yellow Lupine, Yellow Lupine, European Yellow Lipine:An annual Lupine with yellow flowers.:(loo-PI-nus)(LOO-tee-us):
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):
Polemoniaceae::Phlox 21st Century series:A new improvement on the annual Phlox (Phlox drummondii)::
Asteraceae ::Gaillardia Tokajer:An ever-blooming Gaillardia with marmalade-orange-brown daisy like flower.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):
Asteraceae::Blue Puffs Ageratum:A short annual with clusters of puffy blue flowers.:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
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):
Liliaceae::Gold Standard Hosta:A classic fast growing medium large Hosta with a green edge and gold centers.::
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):
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
Asteraceae::Prickly Lettuce, Wild Lettuce, Milk Thistle, Horse Thistle, Compass Plant:An escaped plant that has become a noxious weed.::
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):
Asteraceae::Mardi Gras Sneezweed:A Sneezeweed with colorful yellow to red flowers.:(hel-EE-nee-um):
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
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
Buxaceae:buxaceae buxus koreana x sempervirens:Green Velvet Boxwood:This is a selection of Boxwood that has proven to be very hardy for me in Zone #5.::12.12.02 4.12.05
Rosaceae::Birdland Flowering Crab:A larger flowering crab with white flowers followed by orange "bird attracting" fruit.::
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):
Rosaceae::Meidiland Coral Rose:A busy shrub rose covered with coral to coral pink flowers.::
Ranunculaceae::Stolwick Gold Clematis:A chartreuse colored Clematis with blue flowers.::
Saxifragaceae::Bridal Veil Astilbe, Brautschleier Astilbe:An old stand by white Astilbe.:(as-TIL-bee):
Cyperaceae ::Carex Snowline:Grows best in partial shade moist conditions forms arching tufts of narrow green variegated leaves.:(KAIR-ex)(KON-ih-kah):
Agavaceae::Agave roezliana:A medium size Agave with yellow central stripe.:(a-GAH-vee):
Agavaceae::Smooth Agave, Dwarf Century Plant::(a-GAH-vee)(de-smet-ee-AY-na):
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):
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
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):
Lamiaceae ::Lamium Ghost:A vigorous form of Lamium with silvery greenish white Ghostly Leaves.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):
Cupressaceae ::Blue Mountain Juniper:A broad spreading Juniper with blue foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(ver-jin-ee-A-na):11.28.05
:pots of plants spring bulbs::This sections contains pictures of flowering bulbs in containers.::6.06.02, 4.7.5
Asteraceae::Stiff Sunflower, Showy Sunflower, Few Leafed Sunflower:A native Sunflower.:(HE-li-an-thus):
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
Rosaceae::Christmas Holly Flowering Crab:Bright red buds opening into white flower with persistent small red fruit.::
:::Click on this section to see gardens that are a mixture of different types of plants.::4.5.5
Rosaceae::Flowering Crab Golf Course:An upright to rounded white flowering Crab.::
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae sambucus racemosa sutherland gold:Sutherland Gold Elderberry:A large golden colored European Red Elder. One of the more sun resistant yellow foliage Elderberry.::4.12.05
Poaceae::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 ::
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae crassula arborescence:Tree Jade:An easy to grow, large leaf relative of the Jade. Needs full sun and should be grown on the dry side.::5.15.05
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):
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):
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):
Hamamelidaceae::Dwarf Fothergilla:The species Fothergilla that is sometimes called Dwarf Fothergilla.:(faw-thur-GIL-luh)(gaar-DEE-nee-eye):7.15.05
Caprifoliaceae ::Bush Honeysuckle:A native tough medium sized shrub with small yellow flowers.:(die-er-VIL-a)((ses-li-iFO-li-a):
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
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):
Labiatae:labiatae monarda fistulosa:Wild Bergamont, Horsemint, Bee Balm:A common, medium to tall growing native prairie plant. A member of the mint family.::8.03.02 04.21.05
Rosaceae::Vilmorin Potentilla:A Potentilla with creamy white flowers:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
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.::
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
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
Fagaceae:fagaceae quercus robur fastigiata:Columnar English Oak:A narrow, slow growing Oak tree.::5.18.05
Asteraceae::Blue Chalk Sticks:An interesting succulent plant with bright blue cylindrical stems.::
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Autumn Fire:Another improvement of the tried and true Sedum Autumn Joy.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae aster novi-belgii photo album:Aster novi-belgii photo album:::4.9.5
Ericaceae ::Gibraltar Rhododendron:A deciduous Rhododendron with vivid orange flowers.::
Caryophyllaceae::Maltese Cross, Jerusalem Cross Scarlet Lightning, Catchfly, Ragged Robin, London Pride:A short lived heirloom perennial with bright scarlet flowers:(LICK-nis)(kalk-ee-DON-ee-kuh):
Rosaceae::Silverweed:A creeping wild flower found growing on beaches.::
Brassicaceae::Dames Rocket, Sweet Rocket:Many consider this a desirable wildflower while other consider it an aggressive exotic weed.::6.17.05
Saxifragaceae::Vesuvius Heuchera, Vesuvius Coral Bells:Forms a clump of deep purple leaves with airy scapes of orange red flowers.:(HEW-ker-ah):
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.::
Ericaceae::Japanese Rhododendron:A species Rhododendron that is hardy to zone #5.:(roh-doe-DEN-dron)(jah-PON-i-cum):
Pinaceae ::Asselyn Norway Spruce, Compact Norway Spruce:A slow growing compact Norway Spruce.:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):03.24.05
Papaveraceae::Iceland Poppy Pacino:A low growing Poppy with lemon yellow flowers.:(pa-PA-ver)(noo-dih-KA-lee):
Scrophulariaceae::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):
Geraniaceae::White Spotted Geranium:A white form of the more common pink Spotted or Wild Geranium.::
Scrophulariaceae::Blue Buckle Penstemon:A cultivar of the native Wandbloom Penstemon with better flowers.:(pen-STE-mon):
Rosaceae::Princeton Snow Cloud Sargent Cherry:A white flowering Cherry tree.:(PRU-nus)(sar-jen-TEE-i):
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):
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
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):
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
Rosaceae::Daphne Spirea:One of the smaller Spireas.:(sp-i-REE-a)(ja-PON-i-ka) (AL-pi-nah) :
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum spurium:Two-row Stone Crop, Sedum spurium:A succulent ground cover that tolerates hot dry areas.::4.15.05
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):
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.::
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
Poaceae::Nicolus Japanese Forest grass:A form of the Japanese Forst grass that has great fall color.:hah-koh-neh-KLOH-ah)(MAK-rah):
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
Cyperaceae ::Frosted Curls Sedge:A weeping Sedge with two toned foliage.:(KAIR-ex)(KOH-manz):
Valarianaceae::Red Valerian, Pretty Betsy, Jupiter's Beard:An old fashion easy to grow plant.:(sen-TRAN-thus)(REW-ber):
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
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
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
Solanaceae::Baby Bella Nicotiana:A true red well branched Nicotiana, loaded with flowers.:(nih-ko-shee-AN-nuh)(SAN-der-ay):
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
Liliaceae ::Allium Summer Beauty:A clumping, chives-like Allium with lavender pink flowers in the summer through the fall.::
Lamiaceae::Ajuga Mahogany:An Ajuga with very dark black to burgundy to mahogany foliage.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
Piperaceae::Pinchusion Peperomia:Thick succulent stems with bean shaped light green leaves.::
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
Cactaceae::Ferocatus glaucescens:A large barrel cactus with yellow flowers.:(fer-oh-KAK-tus):
Rosaceae::Elsie Rathke Ornamental Crab:A small ornamental Crab with red buds opening to pinkish-white flowers.::
Hydrangeaceae ::Little Honey Oakleaf Hydrangea:A Hydrangea with bright yellow foliage in the summer.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(kwer-se-FOH-lee-uh):
Poaceae ::Red Baron Japanese Blood Grass:A red leaf grass that grows best in full sun moist to wet conditions.:(im-per-AH-tah):
Rosaceae ::Sargent Crab:A low growing wide spreading Flowering Crab with white flowers.::02.10.05
Asteraceae::Candy Stripe Cosmos:A large annuals with 2-3 inch flowers. The birds love the seeds.:(KOZ-mos):
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):
Caryophyllaceae ::Bristol Fairy Baby's Breath:A Baby's Breath cultivar with double white flowers.:(gyp-SOFF-ill-un)(pa-nik-ew-LAY-ta):
Bignoniacea::Southern Catalpa, Common Catalpa, Eastern Catalpa, Indian Cigar, Indian Bean:A medium size tree with a panicle of white flowers followed by long dangling bean-like seed pods.:(ka-TAL-pa)(big-no-ni-OY-deez):
Verbenaceae ::Caryopteris Snow Fairy:A selection of Caryopteris grown mainly for its variegated foliage.::
Primulaceae::Super Nova Primula:Ann improved strain of Primrose with a plethora of colors. Grown as an annual or perennial.::
::Daylily Gardens:Gardens of Daylilies::
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) :
Lamiaceae:labiatae lamium amplexicaule:Henbit, Henbit Deadnettle, Common Henbit, Giraffe head:::6.02.02 04.21.05
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Fabaceae::Edo Shirbori Bush Clover:A woody plant that dies back to the ground in zones 5-6(7). Treated as a woody shrub in warmer regions and a herbaceous perennial in the colder regions.:(les-pe-DE-za)(thun-BER-je-i):
Rosaceae::Black Cherry:A common native tree valued for its lumber.:(PRO-nus)(ser-OT-i-na):7.20.05
Asteraceae::Blue Boy Batchlers Button:An old fashion Cottage garden plant with blue double flower.:(sen-TOR-ree-ah):
Saxifragaceae::Dolce Creme Brulee Coral Bells:This Heuchera has bronze to deep golden yellow foliage.:(HEW-ker-a):
Asteraceae::Stokes Aster:Produces large daisy-like flowers. Needs well drained soils to survive the winter.:(stoh-KEE-zhi-ah)(LEE-vis):
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
Asteraceae::Ageratum corymbosum, Flattop Ageratum, Butterfly Mist,:An Ageratum not commonly found for sale.:(ad-jur-RAY-tum)(kor-rim-BOW-sum):
Liliaceae::Splendens Tiger Lily, :A Tiger Lily type bulb with red orange flowers.::
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):
Brassicaceae::Starbor Kale:A hybrid Kale with green ruffly edible leaves.:(BRAS-ee-ka)(awl-lur-RAY-see-uh):
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):
Ericaceae::Compact Korean Rhododendron:A free flowering Rhododendron hardy to zone #5.:(roh-doe-DEN-dron):
Liliaceae::Climax Hosta:A Hosta with thick, green corrugated leaves having a gold margin.::
Rosaceae ::Limemound Spirea:A small mounding shrub with bright lime yellow foliage in the spring.::06.19.06
Asteraceae::Azure series:A series of Fleabane with semi-double flowers:(e-RIJ-er-on):
Poaceae::All Gold Hakone Grass:An all gold plant lacking any green stripe.:(hah-koh-neh-KLOH-ah)(MAK-rah)(aw-ree-OH-lah):
Anacardiaceae::Golden Spirite Smoke Bush:An unique form of Smoke bush with golden yellow foliage changing to oranges, reds and corals in the fall.:(ko-TI-nus)(ko-GIG-ri-a):
Brassicaceae::Siberian Willow Grass, Siberian Draba:A good plant for sunny rock gardens. Grows readily tucked into pockets and crevices.::
Cupressaceae::Daubs Frosted Juniper:A two toned spreading Juniper with frosted gold tips bluish green inner foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
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) :
Lamiaceae::Doone Valley Thyme:A lemon Thyme cultivar with variegated foliage.:(TY-muss):
Poaceae::Gold Meadow Foxtail :Forms tufted gold mounds of yellow variegated leaves.:(al-o-PEK-u-rus)(prah-TEN-sis):
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):
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:
Hyacinthaceae::Oarkhurst Pineapple Lily:A tropical looking plant with thick strap-like purple leaves.::
Taxodiaceae::Everlow Yew:A lower growing Yew.::
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):
Crassulaceae ::Purple Emperor Sedum:One of the darkest foliage Sedums available. Produces pink flowers in the summer.::7.2.05
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):
Magnoliaceae ::Magnolia Golden Lantern.:A small tree with pale yellow flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Taxodiaceae::Melford English Yew:An narrow upright slow groqing English Yew.:TAXS-us)(ba-KA-ta):
Pinaceae::Red Pine, Norway Pine Hard Pine, Northern Pine:A large conifer harvested for lumber.:(PIE-nus)(rez-in-OH-sa):
Rosaceae::Prairie Fire Flowering Crab:A medium to large ornamental Crab.::
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
Convolvulaceae ::Sweet Potato Vine Ace of Spades:A dark leaf variety of Sweet Potato Vine.:(ih-po-MEE-ah):
Papaveraceae::Double Greater Celadine:A double version of the Greater Celadine.:(kel-ee-DON-ee-um MAY-jus):
Poaceae::Purple Majesty:A 2003 All American Selection of Purple Millet. The dark purple foliage and flowers make this a stunning plant.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):8.01.05
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
Ranunculaceae ::Clematis Single large flower group:This group consists of Clematis with large single flowers that come in a plethora of colors. It will take 2-3 years for this group to develop a good root system to support a large floriferous plant.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Asteraceae::Heavens Gate Coreopsis, Pink Coreopsis, Pink Tickseed:Heavens Gate is a pink flowering Coreopsis.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
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
Caryophyllaceae:: Tunic saxifrage, Tunic flower, Coat Flower, Saxifrage Pink:A tough dainty plant that looks like Creeping Baby's Breath.::
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
Papaveraceae::California Poppy:A short lived perennial grown as hardy or half hardy annuals.:(esh-OLT-zee-a)(ca-li-FOR-ni-ca):
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae plectranthus madagascariensis marginatus:Mint Leaf Swedish Ivy:An easy to grow plant for the bright to moderate lit areas of the interior of buildings. This plant is commonly used in combination with annuals, in the summertime outdoor pots.:: 4.21.05
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
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 08:Tazetta Daffodils:The Tayzetta Daffodils have many pungent flowers per stem. The fragrance is a musky sweet smell.::03.08.03 47.8.5
Saxifragaceae::Midnight Rose Coral Bells:Dark purple leaves with a pink variegation.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Begoniaceae ::Summerwings Deep Red:A semi-pendulous Begonia with deep red flowers. Part of the Summerwings series.:(be-GON-yuh):
Polypodiacaea::Sheep's Sorrel, Red Sorrel, Sour Weed, Field Sorrel:A common weed, easily identified by its spikes of reddish maroon flowers.::
Rosaceae:rosaceae rosa knockout:Knockout Rose:An extremely popular disease resistant red shrub rose.::5.16.05
Primulaceae ::Japanese Primula Carminea:A candelabra Primula that needs a moist site to survive.:(PRIM-eu-la):
Hydrangeaceae ::Bella Anna Hydrangea:A red blooming Annabella Hydrangea.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Lamiaceae ::Chocolate Truffles Ajuga:Depending on the light and growing conditions, this Ajuga can get very dark.:a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
Liliaceae::Pale-flowered Fritillary, Fritillaria pallidiflora:This Fritillaria has pale yellow pendent flowers.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh)(pal-id-uh-FLOR-uh):
Apiaceae:umbelliferae aegopodium podagraria variegatum:Goutweed, Bishop's Weed:A very aggressive, adaptable and persistent plant. Should be used where it can be contained. Medium tall plant for the full sun to shaded areas of the garden.::7.03.05
Boraginaceae::Italian alkanet, Italian Bugloss:A tall heritage perennial with blue flowers.:(an-KU-sa)(a-ZUU-ree-ah):
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):
:mixed prairie scenes:Prairie scenes:A photo album of plants in restored prairies.::4.5.5
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
Fabaceae:fabaceae cercis canadensis covey:Lavender Twist Redbud:A weeping form of the tree Red Bud.::05.17.05
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus mugo aurea:Mugo Pine Golden Variety:A golden needled variety of the all green Mugo Pine.::5.6.05
Dryopteridaceae::Japanese Fern:This is the wild Japanese fern. Lesser know than the cultivars of Japanese Painted Fern.:(uh-THEE-ree-um):
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):
Liliaceae:liliaceae erythronium albidum:White Trout Lily, Dogtooth Violet:This is a white flowering form of the more common yellow flowering Trout Lily.::5.14.02 4.22.05
Asteraceae::St. Mary's Thistle, Blessed Thistle, Milk Thistle:Looks like and feels like a thistle with interesting marbled variegated prickly foliage.::02.24.06
Liliaceae::Praying Hands Hosta:Forms a tight upright plant with curled leaves that look like praying hands.::
Dryopteridaceae::Giant Wood Fern, Goldies Wood Fern:The largest growing of the native Wood Ferns.:(dry-OP-ter-iss):04.20.06
Apocynaceae::Atropurpurea Vinca:A good ground cover plant for the shaded areas having green foliage and purple flowers.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta fragrant bouquet:Hosta Fragrant Bouqyet:A medium to large mounding Hosta with pale green leaves that have a creamy margin. Has large very light lavender, fragrant flowers.::6.22.02 4.24.05
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.::
Rosaceae::Double Flowering Kerria:A double flowering form of Kerria.:(KER-i-ah)(ja-PON-i-Ka):
Poaceae::Calamagrostis Over Dam:An ornamental grass with variegate foliage.::
Poaceae ::Grosse Fountaine Miscanthus:A large ornamental grass with silvey plumes. :(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
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
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus strobus:White Pine, Eastern White Pine:A very large growing conifer. Probably best used in parks and larger propreties.:(PIE-nus((STROH-bus):06.17.03 5.6.05
Saxifragaceae::Bergenia Photo Album:A photo album of different cultivars of Bergenia.::04.30.05
Brassicaceae::Brazen Brass Mustard, Giant Red Mustard:An ornamental Mustard with egg plant purple, deeply cut foliage.:(BRAS-ee-ka):
Asteraceae:compositae tanacetum vulgare:Tansy:An old fashion garden plant that has escaped into the wild.::4.16.05
Ranunculaceae::White Pasque Flower:A white form the more common purple Pasque Flower::
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):4.12.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae muscari armeniacum:Grape Hyacinth:The Grape Hyacinth is a durable bulb, easy to grow, accommodating bulb. Great for naturalizing or combining with other bulbs.::04.05.03
Asteraceae:asteraceae 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
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):
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) :
Piperaceae:piperaceae peperomia maculosa radiator:Radiator Peperomia, Radiator Peperomia::pep-er-ROH-mee-uh:5.6.05
Cupressaceae ::Hetz Winter Green Arborvitae, Wintergreen Arborvitae:A compact upright dark green Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Elizabeth:A yellow flowering Magnolia, flowering before the leaves uncurl.: :
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
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
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Angelina, Angelina Stonecrop:An easy to grow low growing yellow foliage Sedum.::
Cupressaceae::Gold Thread False Cypress:A medium size False Cypress with golden thread-like foliage.:(kam-e-SIP-a-ris):
Primulaceae::Goldilocks Creeping Jenny:A bright yellow perennial that is used as a ground cover or as an annual in containers.:(ly-si-MOK-ee-a)(num-yew-LE-ri-ah):12.15.05
Ranunculaceae: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
Cupressaceae::Wandsdyke Silver Arborvitae:An Arborvitae form with cream variegation.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Berberidaceae ::Sunsation Barberry:A slow upright growing yellow leaf Barberry.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):
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):
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
Fumariaceae:fumariaceae dicentra spectabilis:Bleeding Heart:A medium height, medium spreading plant for the shaded areas of the garden. This is an old fashion plant that still popular in today's gardens.:(dy-SEN-tra)(spek-Tah-bi-lis):5.18.05
Ranunculaceae ::Blue Valley Monks Hood:A cultivar of the common Monks Hood.:(ak-CO-nie-tum)(na-PEL-lus):09.23.05
Asteraceae ::Calico Aster, Starved Aster, One sided aster:A compact Aster laterfolius with purple to coppery foliage.:(as-TER)(lat-er-i-FLO-rus):
Rosaceae ::Rosa forrestiana:A species rose that performs well in gardens.::
Araceae::Dumb Cane, Dieffenbachia:This section contains pictures of the many cultivars of the "Dumb Cane". :(deef-en-BACH-ee-uh):4.8.5
Asteraceae::Bolero Chrysanthemum:A hardy Mum with golden yellow flowers.::
Oleaceae::Forsythia Bronxensis:A shorter flat topped Forsythia growing to about 12 inches tall.:(for-SITH-i-a):
Polemoniaceae::Garden Phlox Miss Holland:A Garden Phlox with white flower having a red eye.:(floks)(pa nic ew LAH ta):
Pinaceae::Fastigiate Blue Spruce:A smaller narrow Spruce with erect branches.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
Verbenaceae:verbenaceae caryopteris x clandonensis worchester gold:Caryopteris Worcester Gold:A small golden colored shrub with violet blue flowers.::02.01.04 4.21.05
Caprifoliaceae ::Red Prince Weigela:One of the best red flowering Weigela.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Cactaceae::Purple Prickly Pear:An interesting blue to purple colored colored, pads.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):4.12.05
Anacardiaceae:anacardiaceae rhus typhina laciniata:Fernleaf Sumac:A tall, wide spreading, suckering shrub that has spectacular fall color.:(rhoos)(TIE-fee-na):12.01.01 4.6.5
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
Malvaceae::Mallow, French Hollyhock :A short lived annual or perennial that will refill your garden with many volunteer plants.::
Saxifragaceae::Fanal Astilbe:One of the darker red Astilbe. Foliage emerges bronze changing to green.:(as-TIL-bee):
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
Labiatae ::Monarda Monches Farm:A pink flowering Monarda cultivar.:(mo-NAR-da):
Cannabaceae::Hops, Common Hops, Mexican Hops:A fast perennial vine that produces a catkin like structure that is used to flavor bear.:(HU-mu-lus)(loo-PU-lus):
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):
Scrophulariaceae ::White Foxglove:A white flowering variety of the common Foxglove.:(dij-i-TAL-is)(pur-PU-ree-ah):
Boraginaceae::Pulmonaria Raspberry Splash:A Pulmonaria with silver marked foliage and raspberry-coral flowers.:(pul-muh-NAIR-ee-uh:
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Radiance:An annual Rudbeckia (maybe perennial in zone 5) with yellow flowers.:(rudd-BECK-kee-uh)(HER-tuh):
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.::
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) :
Tropaelolaceae::Fordhook Nasturium:A tall single climbing type nasturtium.:(troo-PEE-oo-lum)(MA-jus) common name-(nah-STER-shum):
::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"::
Cupressaceae::American Pillar Arborvitae:A fast growing hardy Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
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):
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):
Pinaceae::Gold Creeping Norway Spruce:A low spreading Spruce with yellow foliage in the spring and fall.::
Asteraceae::Monster Lemon Strawflower, Paper Daisy:Strawflowers are one of the easiest flowers to dry. Try touching one and see how papery the flower (bracts) is. Monster Lemon has large yellow flowers on a tall plant.:(brak-tee-A-tum):
Asteraceae ::Marigold Photo Album:::
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
Lamiaceae::Faassen Nepeta, Catmint:One of theoriginal Catmint hybrids,:(NEP-eh-tuh)(fah-SEN-ee-eye):
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):
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus nigra:Austrian Pine:One of the better pines for the landscape.:(PY-nus)(NY-grah):5.6.05
Ginkgoaceae::Tube Leaf Ginkgo, Ginkgo tubilfora, Trumpet Leaf Ginkgo:A slow growing Ginkgo with rolled tube shaped leaves.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
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.::
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):
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):
Caprifoliaceae ::Variegated Weigelia:A compact Weigela with pink flowers and white variegated leaves:wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Leguminaceae:leguminosae caragana arborescens walkers:Walker Weeping Caragana:An interesting specimen plant for gardens. A variety of the Siberian Pea. ::06.17.03 4.22.05
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):
Polygonaceae::Magic Carpet Knot Weed:A cultivar of the more common Pink Knot Weed.:(poe-LIG-o-num):
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Marble Arch:::
Apocynaceae::White Periwinkle:A white form of Periwinkle. Can be less vigorous than the common blue Periwinkle.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor)(al-BAA):
Rosaceae ::Variegated Rockspray Cotoneaster:A variegated form of Cotoneaster horizontalis.:(kah-tone-nee-AS-ter):
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):
Dryopteridaceae::Sensitive Fern, Bead Fern:An easy to grow native fern. Sensitive fern gets its name from the tendency of the fronds to wither at the first slight frost and it’s paired bead-like spore cases. :(dry-OP-ter-iss):
Liliaceae:liliaceae 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
Scrophulariaceae::Black Ace Turtle Head:A late blooming perennial that likes moist sites.:(chel-O-nee)(GLA-bra):
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae anemone quinquefolia:Wood Anemone, Mayflower:A low growing wildflower with white flowers in the spring.:(a-NEM-o-nee):5.10.05
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):
Crassulaceae::Little Gem:A neat compact little succulent plant. Needs full sun and watch the watering.::
Taxodiaceae::Flushing Yew:A slender form of the Yew.:(TAX-us):
Lamiaceae::Mint Thyme:A low growing creeping Thyme.:(TY-muss):
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae hippeastrum:Amaryllis:A long lived, easy to flower indoor plant.::
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
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
Apiaceae::Purple Parsnip, Korean Angelica:A tall stunning plant with deep purple flowers.:(an-GEL-i-ca):
Campanulaceae ::Campanula Brantwood:A tall Campanula with violet blue trumpet flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(lah-ti-FO-lee-a):
Asteraceae:asteraceae liatris spicata kobold:Liatris Kobold:A shorter version of the species plant.::4.10.5
Aceraceae ::Northwood Maple:A selection of Red Maple.: (AY-ser)(rue-BRUM):11.22.05
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):
Ranunculaceae::Barlow Columbines:A series of spurless Columbine with frilly double flowers.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a)(vul-GAH-ris):
Lamiaceae ::Common Skullcap, Marsh Skullcap, Hooded Skull Cap:A small to medium wild flower with blue flowers found growing in moist sites.:(skew-teh-LARE-ee):
Geraniaceae::Peppermint Scented Geranium, Penny Royal Pelargonium:A large sprawling, fast growing mint scented Geranium with soft velvety textures leaves and a strong mint scent::04.12.06
Poaceae::Rainbow Fescue, Large Blue Fescue:A large blue-silver colored Fescue.:(fes-TOO-kah):
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):
Vitaceae::Boston Ivy, Japanese Creeper:A vigorous growing vine attaching to walls by adhesive pads.:(par-then-oh-SIS-us):
Asteraceae:asteraceae artemesia ludoviciana:White Sage:A native wildflower with white/silver gray colored leaves.::4.9.5
Lamiaceae::Garden Sage, Common Sage, Culinary Sage:An evergreen aromatic shrub that has been used for medicinal and culinary purpose for centuries. There have been many cultivars from this plant.:(SAL-vee-ah)(oh-fiss-ih-NAH-liss:
Primulaceae ::Primula Gold Lace:An antique variety of Primula from England.:(PRIM-eu-la):
Rosaceae::Applejack Rose, Apple Jack Rose:A pink rose growing as a shrub or a climber.::
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.::
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
Liliaceae::Tete A Tete Tulip:A little red double flowering species Tulip.::
Hydrangeaceae ::Light O Day Hydrangea:This plant needs a shade spot with constant moist soil.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
:plaques and signs::Signs and plaques can be nice ornamental additions to the garden.::4.7.5
Araliaceae::Japanese Aralia, Fatsia:A popular landscape plant for warmer hardiness zones that is also used as an indoor plant if given a little elbow room.:(FAT-see-uh)(juh-PON-ih-kuh):
Saxifragaceae::Chardonnay Pearls Deutzia:A nice compact plant with lime yellow foliage and fragrant white flowers.:DUUT-si-a)(GRAS-l-lis):
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
Caprifoliaceae::Pink Princess Weigelia:A compact lavender pink flowering Weigela.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Asteraceae::Pot Marigolds, Calendula:A good cool season annual.:(kal-END-due-la)(o-fih-shih-NA-lis):
Rosaceae::Pink Flare Sargent Cherry:A hardy narrow upright pink flowering Cherry.:(PRU-nus)(sar-jen-TEE-i):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Siberian Blues, Amur Dianthus:The closes to true blue flowers in the Dianthus genus.:(dye-AN-thus):
Cyperaceae::Carex Bronzita:A mid brown to bronze tussock forming Carex with a floppy growing habit.:(KAIR-ex)(FLAH-vill-in-fer-ah):
Aizoaceae::Yellow Ice Plant:A great ground cover for the hot dry areas of the yard.:(del-oh-SPUR-muh)(noo-bee-GEE-num):
Saxifragaceae::Heuchera Miracle, Miracle Coralbells:A plant that I have heard described to be the Heuchera with Coleus colors.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Asteraceae ::Echinacea Prairie Splendor:A shorter Echinacea with flowers blooming first year from seed.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Lamiaceae::Lamb's Ears, Woolly Betony, :The name "Lamb's Ears" comes form the soft woolly texture of the leaves. A pettable plant.:(STAY-kis)((by-zan-TEEN-A):
Asteraceae: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
Malvaceae:malvaceae abutilon theophrasti:Velevetleaf, Butterprint, Piemaker:A tall growing plant that is considered a noxious weed in many areas.:(ab-YEW-tih-lon):rev 8.03.02 4.27.05
Asteraceae::Ox Eye:A large growing perennial growing best in moist, well drained soil.::
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):
Bromeliaceae::Earth Stars:::
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):
Geraniaceae::Scented Geranium Charity:A scented Geranium with maple leaf shaped leaves with yellow centers.:(pel-r-GO-ni-um):
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: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
Caprifoliaceae::Cool Splash Southern Bush Honeysuckle :A medium suckering spreading shrub with attractive leaf variegation.:(die-er-VIL-a)((ses-li-iFO-li-a):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta blue dimples:Blue Dimples Hosta:A small blue foliage Hosta.::4.22.05
Asteraceae::Ligularia Orthello:A big and bold perennial that prefers cool, moist, shaded sites. The key words are cool-moist and shaded.:(lig-yew-LAYER-ee-a)(den-TAH-ta):09.22.05
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
Rosaceae ::Canadian Burnet:A vigorous plant tall perennial with white flowers.:(san-gwi-SOR-ba)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
::Mildew:Mildew is the generic name for the fungus that causes plant diseases. ::
Asteraceae:compositae sonchus oleraceus:Common Sow thistle, Annual Sow thistle:A common yellow flowering weed.::08.22.02 4.16.05
Pinaceae::Narrow Blue Swiss Stone Pine:A slow growing narrow Pine.:(PIE-nus)(SEM-bra) :
Cycadaceae:cycadaceae cycas revoluta:Sago Palm, King Sago, Cycad:An easy to grow indoor plant. Be ware that it can get large.::5.17.05
Pinaceae::Silver Show Korean Fir:A slow growing plant with ornamental cones and silvery undersides of the needles.:(a-bez)(kor-e-A-na):
: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
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Peach Blossum:A tall Astilbe with salmon pink flowers.::
Liliaceae ::Dracaena Lemon Lime:A Dracaena Warneckie cultivar with a lemon yellow edge.::02.01.05
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Mardi Gras:Vivided gold and red marked fun flowers.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Rosaceae::Carefree Wonder Shrub Rose:A vigorous very disease resistant pink flowering shrub rose.::
Caprifoliaceae ::Fragrant Viburnum:A medium to large shrub with white flowers early in the spring that can be damaged from late frosts.:(vy-BER-num):4.30.05
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
Asteraceae::Mostrose Rose:An Achilles millefolium cultivar with rose flowers.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
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):
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 usually by letting it become dried out.:(SOO-ter-uh):
Saxifragaceae::Burnished Bronze Heucheralla:A compact plant with bronze foliage color.:(hew-ker-REL-uh):
Pinaceae::Blue Dwarf Serbian Pine:A dwarf conifer with bright red inflorescence's.:(PIE-nus)(POO-mil-uh):
Buxaceae:buxaceae pachysandra procumbens:Alleghany Pachysandra, Allegany Spurge:A not often used relative of the more common Pachysandra terminalis. A good deciduous to semi-evergreen ground cover for the shaded areas of the landscape::4.12.05
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.::
Begoniaceae ::Begonia Orange Rubra:A floriferous bloomer, Angel Wing (cane) type Begonia with orange pendulous flowers.::
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
Caprifoliaceae::Dark Horse Weigela:A small Weigela with pink flowers :(why-GEE-la)(FLOR-i-da):
Verbenaceae ::Verbena Imagination:A vigorous plant with vibrant purple flowers.:(ver-BEE-na)(spee-cee-OH-sah):
Cupressaceae ::Lime Grow Juniper:A medium size Juniper with bright yellow foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis:
Cactaceae:cactaceae mammilaria elongota:Golden Star Cactus:One of the easier Cactus to grow. Also one of the more common Cactus sold. The spines are soft and this plant is almost pettable.::7-14-01 4.12.5
Poaceae::Frost Grass, Graybeard Grass:A smaller flowering grass with striking fall color.:(spoh-dee-oh-POH-gon)(si-BEER-ih-kus):
Primulaceae ::Cowslip Primula, Cowslip Primrose:An English wildflower that makes a nice early blooming garden perennial.::
Hydrangeaceae::Hydrangea Dharuma, Daruma, Darlido:A four foot or so Hydrangea with white inflorescence that are not as full as other Hydrangea.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Ulmaceae::Dodoens:A hybrid large Elm with moderate resistance to Dutch Elm Disease.::
Ranunculaceae:::::
Rosaceae:rosaceae spiraea japonica shirobana:Spirea Shirobana:An interesting Spirea with pink and white flowers produced at the same time.::5.15.05
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
Rosaceae::Spring Snow Flowering Crab:A 25 foot rounded white flowering Crab.::
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.::
Lamiaceae::Miss Manners Obidient Plant:A white flowering Obedient plant. Reported to be a non-spreading form of Physostegia.:(fi-so-STEE-ji-ah)(ver-jin-i-A-na):
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
Rosaceae::Rubriflora Flowering Quince:A single red flowering Flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez):
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
Saxifragaceae::Bressingham Beauty Astillbe:A tall late blooming Astilbe with erect pink blossoms:(a-STIL-bee):
Liliaceae::Black Mondo Grass:A clumping plant with dark purple leaves almost black.:(o-fee-o-PO-gon):
Polemoniaceae::Phlox Bill Baker:A Carolina Phlox with pink scented flowers. Has resistance to powdery mildew.::
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
Araceae:araceae aglaonema brevispathum hospitum:Aglaonema brevispathum hospitum:An relatively tall growing Chinese Evergreen.::4.8.5
Rosaceae::Autumn cherry, Rose bud cherry, Tibetan cherry:::
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 ::Gazania:::
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Susan:A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series. Has red-purple flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah):05.24.06
Apocynaceae::Variegated VInca Minor:A variegated form of Vinca minor.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):
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
Poaceae::Helga Reich Miscanthus, Japanese Silver Grass Helga Reich::(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
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):
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
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja occidentalis hetz midget:Hetzi Midget Arborvitae:A dwarf, compact, globe form of Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):4.13.01 5.17.05
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
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).:
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
Moraceae ::Common Mulberry, White Mulberry:A fast growing native tree that provides a delitable fruit for birds and humans.:(MO-rus)(AL-baa):
Primulaceae::Sieboldi Primrose:A great plant for woodland conditions flowering in the spring.::
Scrophulariaceae::Angelonia Angel Face:A variety of Angelonia with an upright branching habit and a larger flower size.::
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):
Gesneriaceae:gesneriaceae episcia hybrid cleopatra:Episcia Cleopatra:A relatively difficult plant to grow because it requires warm temperature and above average humidity. ::6-2-01 4.18.05
Scrophulariaceae::Rocky Mountain Penstemon:A native hardy medium tall Penstemon.:(pen-STE-mon):
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):
Campanulaceae ::Blaue Glocke Ballon Flower.:A taller Balloon Flower with purple-blue flowers. Received a 3 out of 5 from the Chicago Botanic Gardens Evaluation trials.:(plat-ee-KO-don) (gran-dih-FLOR-us):
Gentianaceae ::Crested Gentian:One of the more amendable Gentians to grow in a rock garden.:(JEN-shee-ah-nah)(sep-tem-fye-dah):
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
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
Marantaceae::Triostar Stromanthe:A multicolored evergreen tropical foliage plant.:(stroh-MAN-thee)(san-GWIN-ee-a) :
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):
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. ::4.21.05
Lamiaceae::Basil Garden Leader Rascal::(OSS-ih-mum)(bass-IL-ee-kum:
Fabaceae::Kentucky Wisteria:A fast growing vine that needs a strong supporting structure.:(wis-TEER-ee-a):
Fagaceae::Chinkapin Oak, Yellow Chestnut Oak:An Oak tree not used much in the landscape but is tolerant of difficult sites.:(KWER-kus)(muu-len-BER-jee-i):
Asteraceae::Codimidium Phillipine:Yellow flowers with burgundy to chocolate colored centers.::
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
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::Spotted Knapweed,:An introduced plant that has become a pest in cultivation.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh):
Crassulaceae::Fire Glow Sedum:A ground cover Sedum with red orange leaves.::
Scrophulariaceae:scrophulriaceae verbascum copper rose:Verbascum Copper Rose:A tall vertical plant with coppery colored flowers.:(ver-BASK-kum):07.30.03
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):
:::Things to gaze into.::4.5.5
Boraginaceae::Heliotrope Blue Wonder:A short Heliotrope cultivars with deep dark blue fragrant flowers.:(hee-li-oo-TROP-i-um)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
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):
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
Campanulaceae::Garden Leader series:A series of Ballon flowers from Grimes Horticuluture.:(plat-ee-KO-don)(gran-dih-FLOR-us):
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.::
Apiaceae::Fernlkeaf Dill:A common herb with a long history medicinal and culinary uses. Seeds, flower tops and leaves all have culinary uses.:(a-NEE-thun):
Araceae::Painted Devil's Ivy, Silver Pothos:A vine having blue-green leaves overlaid with blotches of silver.:(epi-PREEM-num):
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
Hydrangeaceae ::White Dome Hydrangea:A tall growing Hydrangea with a unique large white dome shaped flower.:(high-DRAN-gee-a)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Onagraceae::Biennial Bee-Blossom, Biennial Gaura:A tall lanky biennial wild flower with flowers borne on flimsily wands.::
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):
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer ginnala:Amur Maple:A small growing tree or large shrub.::07.25.03 4.5.5
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
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
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta tiny tears:Hosta Tiny Tears:A small mounding green foliage plant.::4.26.05
Liliaceae::Hosta Stiletto:Truly a groundcover Hosta producing a large amount of small narrow variegated leaves. A good Hosta for edging the shade garden::
Onagraceae::Dauphin, Butterfly Flower:A large tender perennial blooming continuous throughout the entire season.:(GAW-ra)(lind-HAY-mer-eye):
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):
Rubiaceae::Misty Woodruff:A good rock garden plant for the full sun.:(as-PER-yew-la):
Rosaceae:rosaceae potentilla arguta:Tall Potentilla, Prairie Cinquefoil:A native prairie wild flower reaching 1-3 feet with white flowers.::5.14.05
Scrophulariaceae::Angelonia Angel Mist Series, Angelonia Angel Mist, Summer Snapdragon:A very florific, compact series of Summer Snapdragon.::09.08.05
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
Salicaceae::Coral Bark Willow:A small tree with colorful bark .::
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
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):
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):
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. ::05.31.02 7.03.05
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium hortorum dwarf:Dwarf Geraniums:This data sections contains pictures of the Dwarf or miniature Geraniums. :(pe-lar-GO-nee-um):4.18.05
Zygophyllaceae:zygophyllaceae tribulus terrestris:Puncturevine, Clatrop:This plant considered a noxious weed.::
Rosaceae::Stephanandra Crispa:A smaller lower growing cultivar of the species plant :(stef-a-NAN-dra)(in-SI-za):03,30.06
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):
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):
Liliaceae::Yellow Star Grass:A diminutive plant that is easily passed by unless it is flowering.::
Rosaceae:rosaceae cotoneaster multiflorus:Many flowered Cotoneaster:A large white flowering shrub that needs lots of space.::5.14.05
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
Poaceae::Pony's Tail Grass, Mexican Feather Grass:A graceful plume shaped plant producing masses of Pony Tail like plumes.::
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):
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
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):
Ericaceae::April Dawn Rhododendron:A medium sized, hardy Rhododendron with lots of flowers.::
Poaceae::Little Blue Stem Carousel:A dwarf some what mounded Little Blue Stem cultivar.:(skits-ah-KEER-ee-um)(skoh-PAIR-ee-um):
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Snow Hill:A white flowering form of perennial Salvia.:(SAL-vie-a):03.06.06
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):
Liliaceae::Henry's Lily:A tall Trumpet Lily with orange flowers having maroon spots.::
Lamiaceae::Salvia Blue Hills:A bluer and more compact perennial Salvia.:(SAL-vie-a):
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):
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
Caprifoliaceae::Fragrant Viburnum:An early blooming Viburnum with pink buds opens to pink to white flowers.:(vy-BER-num)(FAR-er-eye):
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
Araceae::Zantedeschia Sunshine, Calla Lily Sunshine:A bright yellow to golden yellow Calla Lily.:Zantedeschia Sunshine:
Iridaceae::Emily McKenzie Crocosmia:A Crocosmia with orange petals and reddish blotched sepals.:(kroh-KOZ-mee-uh):
Liliaceae ::Hosta nigrescens Elatior:A large shiny green leaf Hosta with flower scapes reaching in excess of 6 feet.::
Cupressaceae::Hooks Juniper, Hooks #6 Juniper:A fast growing, tight pyramidal Juniper with green foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Lamiaceae ::Ajuga genevensis, Blue Bugleweed:A non aggressive Ajuga with gentian blue flower spikes.:(a-JOO-guh)(gen-EE-ven-sis) :
Cupressaceae::Saybrook Gold Juniper, Girard Saybrook Gold:One of the best yellow colored foliage cultivars of the Jnipers.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
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):
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
Cucurbitaceae::Wild Cucumber, Balsam Apple, Mock Apple:An annual herbaceous vine producing a spiky fruit vaguely resembling a cucumber. A creeping or climbing vine.::
Ranunculaceae::Misty Mauves Delphinium:An improved Delphinium with frilly double flowers, heat resistance and stronger stems:(del-FIN-ee-um):
Polemoniaceae::Prairie Phlox, Downy Phlox:A spring blooming native Phlox.::
Asteraceae ::Joe Pye Weed:A tall native perennial for the moist areas of the garden.:(yew-pa-TOR-ee-um)(mack-u-LAY-tum) :
Cyperaceae::Carex Blue ZInger:A slow spreading mounding blue foliage sedge.:(KAIR-ex):
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
Fabaceae::Bird's Foot Trefoil, Birds Foot Trefoil, Birdfoot Trefoil:An introduced yellow flowering ground cover that has escaped and become ecologically invasive.::
Ranunculaceae::Pagoda Columbine series:A series of compact Columbine.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
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
Amaranthaceae::Royal Red Taspestry Alternanthera:A tender perennial grown as a annual in the colder areas. Can be used as a spiller and filler in containers. Easy to over winter indoor:(al-ter-NAN-the-ra):
Asteraceae:asteraceae rudbeckia fulgida sullivantii goldstrum:Rudbeckia Goldstrum:One of the best perennials for its length of bloom and perenniablity. Grows best in full sun but tolerates a little shade:(rud-BEK-ee-ah)(FULL-jih-dah) variety (sul-ih-VAN-tee-eye):07.21.03 4.10.5
Crassulaceae::Sea Urchin Sedum:A low growing Sedum grown for its variegated foliage::
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
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
Polygonaceae::Snake Weed, Superba Snakewwed:An improved cultivars of the Snakeweed.:(per-si-KAR-ee-ah)(bis-TOR-ta):
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):
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):
Caprifoliaceae::Common Snowberry:A native tough shrub with limited ornamental value except it's white fruit.:(sim-fo-ri-KAR-pos)(Al-bus):
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
Caryophyllaceae::Rose Champion:A neat plant with rose to red flowers and gray foliage. A prolific reseeding plant.:(LICK-nis)(ko-ro-NAH-ree-a):
Asteraceae::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.::
Aizoaceae:aizoaceae pleiospilos bolusii:Living Rock Plant:Pleospilos belongs to a group of plants called stone-mimicry plants. Their leaves resemble the stones and pebbles of the area they are native too. In the wild they lie half buried in the soil, making the leaves virtually invisible to the hungry herbivores of the region. :(ply-of-SPY-los):10.18.02 5.7.5
Araceae::Washington Palm, Fan Palm:A very tall growing palm used as large landscape palms in warmer hardiness zones.::
Saxifragaceae::Bergenia Herbsblutte:A Bergenia with pink flowers.:(ber-GEN-i-a)(kor-di-FOL-i-a):
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):
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) :
Compositae:compositae zinnia angustifolia:Star Mix Zinnia:A different type of Zinnia with much smaller flowers on shorter plants.::5.16.05
Lamiaceae::Plectranthus Mona Lavender:A phenomenal plant with lavender flowers and dark green leaves with purple undersides.:(plec-TRAN-thus):
Dryopteridaceae::Lady Fern, common lady fern, lady fern, Northeastern lady fern, Northern lady fern:A hardy native fern that has been the parent of many cultivars.:(uh-THEE-ree-um):Dryopteridaceae
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
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Saxifragaceae::Marmalde Heuchera, Marmalade Coral Bells:A vigorous Coral Bells with amber undulated foliage.:(HEW-ker-ah):
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Poaceae::Fireworks Pennisetum:A strikng variegated form of the old stand by Purple Fountain Grass.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):12.10
Betulaceae ::Purple Haze American Filbert:An American Filbert cultivar with dark reddish purple foliage.::
Brassicaceae::Lebanon Stonecress:A small plant for the alpine or rock garden.:(ieth-ee-o-NEE-a) (ko-rid-FOL-ee-um):
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
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):
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):
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):
Ranunculaceae::Clematis evergreen group:This group of Clematis has evergreen and semi-evergreen foliage.:KLEM-uh-tiss):
Asteraceae::Layia Tidy Tips:A daisy-like yellow flower with white tips on the ray flowers.:(LAY-ee-ah)(plat-ee-GLOS-ah):
Ulmaceae::Accolade Elm:A hybrid Elm with good disease resistance having a vase to oval growth form.:(UL-mus):
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
Rosaceae::Siberian Meadowswwet, Dwarf Siberian Meadowsweet:A dwarf version of the Siberian Meadowsweek with pink flowers.:(fil-i-PEN-du-la)(pahl-MAY-tah):
Portulacaceae ::Sundial Tropical Fruit mix:A series of Moss rose with double flowers.:(por-chew-LACK-a):
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):
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.::06.29.02 7.03.05
Rosaceae ::Snowmound Spirea:A nice compact mounding shrub with arching branches loaded with bunches of white flowers.:(spy-REE-ah)(nip-PON-i-ca):
Rosaceae ::Accolade Cherry:A nice small to medium tree with soft pink flowers.::
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Rose Queen:A perennial with rosy pink flowers.::
Cupressaceae::Japanese Garden Juniper:The big brother to the more commonly planted Dwarf Japanese Garden Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(pro-KUM-benz):
Asteraceae::Erigeron Double Beauty , Fleabane, Daisy Fleabane:An Erigeron with double flowers in blues and purples.:(er-RIG-er-on):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium hortorum:Geranium:One of the more popular outdoor plants used in containers and bedded out in the garden.::4.18.05
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
Betulaceae ::Heritage Birch:A cultivar of the native River Birch with bark more similar to the Paper Birch.::
Poaceae ::Pennisetum Hameln:A 3 foot tall Pennisetum with cream white flowers.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
:author's private gardens 2002-02::This contains pictures of my gardens in February 2002.::4.5.5
Rosaceae ::Physocarpus Summer Wine, Summer Wine Ninebark:A smaller version of Physocarpus Diabolo:(fi-so-KAR-pus)(op-u-li-FO-li-us):
Rosaceae:rosaceae prunus maackii:Amur Chokecherry, Manchurian Cherry:A beautiful medium size tree. One of its best features is the exfoliating cinnamon brown bark:(PRU-nus):12.08.02 5.16.05
Rosaceae ::Geum Starkers Magnificum’ :A medium plant producing double tangerine orange flowers.::
Asteraceae::Northern Lights Shasta Daisy, Nordicht Shasta Daisy:A Shasta Daisy with increased vigor and disease resistance.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
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):
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
Ginkgoaceae::Witches Broom Ginkgo:A dwarf form of Ginkgo found on a "Witches Broom" growth of a normal tree.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
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):
Verbenaceae::Lanata Flame:A tropical shrub grown as an annual in colder regions. Can be wintered indoors:(lan-TAN-ah):
Fumariaceae ::Candy Hearts Bleeding Hearts:The flowers are held above the foliage with an extended period of bloom.::
Ranunculaceae::Liberation Clematis:A deciduous climber with large pink flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Myricaceae::Northern Bayberry, Candleberry:A hardy shrub with waxy seeds and aromatic foliage.:(mi-RI-ca)(pen-sil-VA-ni-ka):
Hydrangeaceae::Incredible Spirit Hydrangea:A pink flowering form of the heirloom Hydrangea Annabelle.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Cupressaceae ::Hetzi Columnaris Juniper:An upright growing Juniper with green foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):11.09.05
Araceae:araceae spathiphyllum walisii:Peace Lily,. White Flag, White Sails, Spath FLower:A very easy to grow long lived foliage plant that thrives in the lower light areas of the house. One of the best plants for producing ornamental flowers in the lower light.:(spath-i-FILE-um):rev. 01.28.03 4.9.6
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
Vitaceae:vitaceae parthenocissus quinquefolia monham:Star Showers Virgina Creeper:A rapid growing vine with white paint splattered leaves.:(par-then-oh-SIS-us):4.25.05
Pinaceae ::Pinus Hornibrookiana:A slow growing compact, globose Austrian Pine cultivar.:(PY-nus)(NY-grah):
Violaceae::Viola Rain series, Pansy Rain series::VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
Asteraceae:asteraceae argyranthemum frutescens harvest snow:Argyranthemum Harvest Snow:A cold tolerant plant that produces lots of small white daisy-like flowers on trailing stems.::11.06.03 4.9.5
Brassicaceae::Pygmaea Candytuft:A ground hugging Candytuft.:(eye-BEER-is) (sem-per-VY-renz):
Asteraceae::Tassel Flower:An heirloom flower with orange-red tassel flowers on long wiry stems.:(e-MEE-lee-a):8.21.05
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja occidentalis golden globe:Golden Ball Arborvitae:A golden leaf form of the Globe Arborvitae. Gets a lot larger than the labels state.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):5.17.05
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
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):
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
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
Campanulaceae::Lobelai Fan Scarlet:A beautiful vertical plant with blazing red flowers for the moist to wet site.::
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae crassula argentea:Jade:An easy to grow, popular succulent plant.::5.15.05
Bromeliaceae:bromeliaceae ananas comosus:Pineapple Plant:An easy to grow plant that can make a good conservation piece. Easy to root from the top of a pineapple purchased at the grocery store.::
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):
Polemoniaceae::David Garden Phlox:A garden Phlox with large trusses of white flowers.:(floks)(pa nic ew LAH ta):
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
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
Hamamelidaceae::Blue Shadow Fothergilla:A dramatic Fothergilla starting with flowers, followed by green leaves and changing to powder blue. I first stumbled across this plant and the intense powder blue of the foliage was hard to believe.:(faw-thur-GIL-luh):
Rosaceae ::Snow Garland Spirea:Produces arching branches covered with white flowers.::
Crassulaceae ::Sedum John Creech:Reported to be one of the best Sedum spurium cultivars.::
Cornaceae ::Sunshine Dogwood:A large shrub with gold variegated foliage and yellwo twigs:(KOR-nus)(ser-EE-see-a):
Asteraceae::Paladin Shasta Daisy:A Shasta Daisy with semi-double ruffly flowers.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum)(pal-uh-din):
Geraniaceae::Geranium Brookside:A sprawling Geranium with sapphire-blue flowers.::
Asteraceae::Lorraine Sunshine:A stuning variegated form of the Heliopsis (Sunflower):(hee-li-OP-sis)(hee-li-AN-thoi-deez)(SKAY-bra):09.22.05
Hippocastanaceae:hippocastanaceae aesculus hippocastanum:Horse Chestnut:A large growing tree that produces clusters of white flowers in late May early June. Also produces tons of large hard seeds.:(es-KU-lus)(hip-oh-kas-TA-num):6.16.02 4.18.05
Poaceae::Foxtail Barley, Squirrel Grass:A native ornamental grass best used in natural area's a very ornamental flower.:(hor-DEE-um)(joo-BAH-tum):
Fagaceae::Purple Fountain Beech:A weeping Beech cultivar with narrow upright growth ans weeping branches.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Aceraceae::Bloodgood Japanese Maple:One of the more popular red foliage Japanese Maples, especially in zone #5.:(AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
Saxifragaceae::Maggie Daley Astilbe:An Astilbe with lavender purple flowers.:(as-STIL-bee)(chi-NEN-sis):
Papaveraceae::Celandine Poppy:A native wildflower that grows best in moist shaded wild flower gardens. :(sty-LAH-for-um):
Liliaceae ::Turkestan Onion:An unusual looking plant with two to four broad blue-gray leaves flushed with purple.::
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):
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
Cornaceae::Prairie Fire Dogwood:This Dogwood has yellow foliage and colored stems.:(KOR-nus)(AL-ba):
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.::
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
Asteraceae::Porquerolles Artemesia:A feathery silver foliage plant that probably is not very hardy in zone #5.:(ar-ti-MEE-si-a):
Anacardiaceae:anacardiaceae cotinus obovatus:American Smoke Tree, Chittamwood:A large shrub or small tree with puffy smoke-like flowers.::4.8.5
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
Euphorbiaceae:euphorbiaceae euphorbia supina:Prostrate Spurge:A mat forming weed that bleeds a white sap when broken.::05.17.05
Poaceae:poaceae andropogan gerardii:Big Blue Stem, Turkey Feet:At one time the most abundant and tallest of grasses in the prairie. Can reach a height of 6-8 feet or more.:(an-droh-POH-gon)(jer-Ar-dee-eye):5.7.05
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
Rosaceae::Yellow Potentilla cultivars:Enter this section for information on yellow flowering Potentilla. ::5.16.05
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
Liliaceae::Gold Star Dracaena:A colorful tough Dracaena with gold edged leaves.::
Cornaceae::Isanti Dogwood:::
Asteraceae ::Aster Honeysong Pink:A tall New England Aster with pink flowers.::
:horticulture designing front yards house 2:House 2:This section contains pictures of house fronts which will help me illustrate how changes can be made to improve the design and functionality of the area. Some text has been added but mainly I use this as part of a presentation in my workshop "Designing the Front Yard"::4.5.5
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae paeonia semi-double flowering peony:Semi-double flowering Peony:This flower has a row of five or more guard petals and a center of broad petals. Sometimes there is a center cluster of pollen bearing stamens; sometimes the stamens are intermixed with the center petals.::6.30.02 5.11.05
Ranunculaceae ::White Baneberry, Doll Eye's:A woodland plant producing clusters of white flowers followed by white berries on stout red stalks.::
Saxifragaceae::Federsee Astillbe, Catherine Deneuve Astilbe:An Astilbe with carmine-rose flowers::
Rosaceae::Korean Meadowsweet:A newer plant discovered at the base of a waterfall in Korea.:(fil-i-PEN-du-la):
Salicaceae:salicaceae populus balsmifera:Balsam Popple:One of the many fast growing Popular trees found growing in North America.::5.27.05
Araliaceae:araliaceae polyscias fruticosa:Ming Aralia, Parsley Aralia:A very exotic looking plant that requires above average humidity and temperature to grow. It will have a plant-tantrum if the conditions are not to its liking.:(pol-ISS-skee-as):4.9.5
Verbenaceae ::Verbena Superbena :A Verbena with a large colorful flowers. ::
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.::
Araceae::Black Stem Elephant Ears:A large tropical plant with dark almost black stems and large leaves. Grown as an annual in zones 4-6.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh) :
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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):
Boraginaceae:boraginaceae brunnera macrophylla:False For Get Me Not, Heartleaf Brunnera, Siberian Bugloss:An aggressive plant with azure blue flowers. Flourishes in the moist shaded areas of the garden.:(BRUN-a-ra)(mak-ro-FIL-a):5-16-01 4.11.05
Rosaceae:rosaceae 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
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
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):
Begoniaceae ::Sinbad Begonia:A beautiful angel wing type Begonia with pebbled surface, silver green foliage with tinges of red over tones. ::
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.::
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.::
Berberidaceae::Azusa Epidemdium, Azusa Bishops Hat, Azusa BArrenwort:A green leaf white flowering Epimedium. Not as drought tolerant as other Epimedium.:(epi-MEE-dee-um)(yun-gee-AYE-num):
Fagaceae::Spaeth Purple Beech, Spath Purple Beech:A smaller more compact purple leaf Beech.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
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
Ranunculaceae::WInky series Columbine::(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
Asteraceae::Ruby Giant Coneflower:A Coneflower with large ruby colored non drooping flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Irish Spring:A short lived perennial usually grown as an annual in the colder regions:(rud-BEK-ee-a):
Liliaceae::Guilt by Association Hosta:A medium sized Hosta with foliage emerging yellow than changing to chartreuse.::
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):
Papilionaceae:fabaceae baptissia australis:Blue Wild Indigo, Blue False Indigo:A wide spreading, medium tall plant for the full sun to partial sun area of the garden. It is a native prairie plant.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):05.17.05
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
Asteraceae::Orange Hawkweed, Devils Paint Brush:A common weed in gardens and lawns.::6.17.05
Cannaceae ::Canna photo album:::
Caprifoliaceae::Beauty Bush:A large old fashion shrub.:(kolk-WIT-ze-a)(a-MAB-a-lis):06.06.06
Juncaceae::Hedgehog Juncus, Hedgehog Rush:A compact vertical accent plant with stiff upright blueish green leaves.:(JUN-kus)(in-FLEX-us) :
Caprifoliaceae ::Goldflame Honeysuckle Vine:A fast growing vine with interesting tubular pink to yellow flowers.:(lon-ISS-er-a)(hek-ROT-ee-eye):
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:scrophulariaceae linaria vulgaris:Butter-and-Eggs, Toadflax:Produces showy flowers but it is an aggressive spreading plant.::6.24.05
Asteraceae::Angels Tears Yarrow, Angels Tears Achillea:An Achillea with a plethora of small double white flowers.:(ak-i-LEA)(TAR-mik-ka):
Begoniaceae ::Begonia Illumination Series:A series of pendulous tuberous begonia hybrids with large double flowers.::
Saxifragaceae ::Astillbe Ostrich Plume, Astillbe Straussenfeder:An interesting Astillbe with arching plume of light pink flower heads.::
Araceae::N Joy Devils Ivy:An improved version of the standard Marble Queen Devils Ivy.:(ep-ih-PREM-num) (AW-re-um):
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):
Bignoniacea::Emerald Tree, China Doll, Serpent Tree:A shiny, glossy green leaf plant that can be difficult to grow.::1.12.05
Liliaceae::Big Mama Hosta:A large blue leaf sieboldi type Hosta.::
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
Tiliaceae::Whitnall Silver Basswood:The leaves green above and tomentose below create an interesting affect when they are being moved by the wind.:(TIL-i-a)(toe-men-TOE-sa):
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
Poaceae::Adagio Miscanthus, Adagio Japanese Silver Grass:A shorter form of Miscanthus reaching about 5 feet.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae viburnum lantana variegatum:Variegated Wafaring Viburnum:An interesting variegated form of the Viburnum lantana.:(vy-BER-num):6.2.02 4.12.05
Scrophulariaceae::Elfin Pink Penstemon:A Penstemon cultivar with pink flowers:(pen-STE-mon)(bar-BAY-tus):
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
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
Apiaceae::Blue Hobbit Sea Holly:One of the shorter Sea Holly cultivars.:(e-RIN-ji-um):
Asteraceae:asteraceae rudbeckia nitida herbstonne:Rudbeckia Herbstone, Giant Rudbeckia:A wide spreading very tall full sun perennial. Because of its size and large amount of flowers, this plant can become a show stopper in your garden. It sure is in mine.:(rud-BEK-ee-a)(nit-TI-da):4.10.5
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):
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
Polemoniaceae::Garden Phlox Salmon Beauty::(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Geraniaceae::White Bigroot Geranium:A white flowering form of the Geranium macrorrhizum Geranium.::
Balsaminaceae:balsaminaceae impatiens capensis:Spotted Touch-me-not, Jewel weed:A large growing native wildflower found in moist shaded areas.::12.01.01
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):
Oleaceae ::Palibin Lilac, Dwarf Korean Lilac:A compact Lilac with whitish lilac colored flowers.:(si-RING-a)(MY-er-eye):
Caryophyllaceae:carophyllaceae stellaria media:Common Chickweed, Chickweed:An aggressive, adaptable plant that can quickly become a problem in a garden. ::4.7.5
Rosaceae::Brite Eyes Climbing Rose:A climbing Rose from Bill Radler the originator of the Knockout Roses.::
Pinaceae ::Gnome Mugo Pine, Gnom Mugo Pine:A slow growing compact Mugo Pine.::
Strelitziaceae ::Narrow-leafed Bird of Paradise:An interesting form of the Bird of Paradise with reed like leaves.::
Asteraceae::American Wild Sensitive-plant, Northern Wild Senna:A tall native legume Prairie plant.::
Rosaceae::Geum Totally Tangerine:::
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):
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
Plantaginaceae:plantaginaceae plantago major:Broadleaf Plantain:A perennial weed of lawns and waste places.::07.06.03 5.7.05
Rosaceae::The Apothecary’s Rose, The Rose of Provins, Red Rose of Lancaster, Double French Rose:One of the oldest Rose's in cultivation and still is used today. Has been used for many different medical purposes.::
Rosaceae::Fru Dagmar Hastrup Rugosa Rose, Frau Damar Hartropp Rugosa Rose:A heritage rose with single clear pink flowers and large red rose hips.::
Asteraceae::Ruby Frost Coreopsis:A member of the Jewel series of Coreopsis with red flowers with white edges.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Anacardiaceae::Grace Smoke Bush:A Smoke bush cultivar with massive panicles of pink flowers.:(ko-TI-nus)(ko-GIG-ri-a):
Geraniaceae::Glenluce Geranium:A Geranium sanguieum cultivar with clear light pink flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um) :
:::This section contains pictures of annuals in plastic pots.:04-16-01(rev):4.5.5
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus sylvestris mitsch weeping:Mitsch Weeping Scots Pine:A form of Scots pine that insists on being prostrate unless trained otherwise.:(PIE-nus)(sil-VES-tris): 5.6.05
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
Bromeliaceae::Vella Guzmania:A small red bract colored Guzmania.::
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
Ericaceae::Milestone Rhododendron:A small leaf Rhododendron loaded with deep pink flowers in the early spring.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
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
Pinaceae::Gables Weeping Fir:A spreading or upright conical tree if staked.:(AY-beez)(KAWN-kull-er) :
Lythraceae:lythraceae lythrum salicaria:Purple Loosestriff:At first glance a very ornamental plant. But beneath the outside beauty lays a plant that has become a major invasive pest degrading the natural wetlands.::4.27.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae chionodoxa sardensis:Glory-of-the-Snow:One of the earliest bulbs to bloom in our area. A great plant to perennialize a spot in the garden.::4.13.02 4.22.05
Osmundaceae:polypodiaceae matteuccia struthiopteris:Ostrich Fern, Garden Fern, Shuttlecock Fern :A tall fern that is one of the easier to get established and grow.:(mat-TEW-kee-uh((struth-ee-OH-ter-is):5.10.05
Brassicaceae::Aubrietia:A low growing plant loaded with flowers in the spring.: (a-bri-EH-ah):
Geraniaceae::Frensham Variegated Scented Geranium:A variegated form of the lemon scented Geranium.::
Hyacinthaceae::Greater Camas, Leichtlin Camas:A plant native to the northwest of the USA with blue to violet-blue borne on 3-4 feet stout stems.::
Fabaceae::Hyacinth Bean, Egyptian Bean, Stink Bean:A plant used as a food source in many parts of the world but also grown as an ornamental. The bright purple bean pods are the best ornamental feature.::12.30.05
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):
Asteraceae:asteraceae echinops ritro:Globe Thistle:A thistle like plant with globular blue flowers.:(EK-in-ops):11.21.03 4.9.5
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):
Iridaceae::Hello Yellow Blackberry Lily:Blackberry Lily resembles an Iris with sword shaped leaves.::
Rosaceae:rosaceae spiraea japonica neon flash:Spirea Neon Flash:An improved version of the old standby Anthony Waterer Spirea.::5.15.05
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
Liliaceae::Sherborne Swift Hosta:A small to medium Hosta with blue to blue leaves.::
Ranunculaceae::Winter Aconite:An early spring blooming bulb. It has yellow flowers and will push through the snow to bloom.::
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):
Berberidaceae::Korean Barberry:One of the showier flowering Barberrys.:(Ber-ber-is)(kor-ee-AN-na):7.20.05
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
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium hortorum multiple colored leaf varieties:Geranium Mrs Cox:A dwarf fancy leaf Geranium with multicolored leaves and salmon colored flowers: :
Liliaceae::I'm So Blue Hosta:A medium to large Hosta with cupped blue leaves.::
Begoniaceae ::Sparks Will Fly Begonia:A new Begonia cultivar (2013) with orange flowers and ornamental foliage.::
Hydrangeaceae ::Hydrangea Snow queen:A compact Oak Leaf Hydrangea with large white flowers and great fall coloration.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(kwer-se-FOH-lee-uh):
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):
Aceraceae::Hedge Maple:::
Chenopodiaceae:chenopodiaceae chenopodium album:Lambsquarters, Common Lambsquarters:A common weed found growing in most of North America.::4.15.05
Rosaceae:rosaceae spiraea x bumalda anthony waterer:Anthony Waterer Spirea:A short, narrow spreading shrub for the full sun sites in the landscape.:(spy-REE-ah):5-23-01(rev) 5.15.05
Asteraceae::Dreamtime Yellow Jumbo, Paper Daisy:Strawflowers are one of the easiest flowers to dry. Try touching one and see how papery the flower (bracts) is.::
Asteraceae ::Pixie Meadowbrite Coneflower:A true dwarf coneflower with pink flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Oleaceae::Monge Lilac:A common Lilac cultivar with single red-purple flowers.::
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
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Pink Feather:Masses of single pink flowers with featherly edge.:(dye-AN-thus)(grah-tee-an-o-po-li-TAH-nus):
Malvaceae::Fireball Hardy Hibiscus:A Flemming Hybrid Hibiscus with large red flowers and cut foliage with a heavy burgundy ting. A stunning plant.::
Buxaceae:buxaceae pachysandra terminalis variegata silver edge:Variegated Pachysandra, Silver Edge Pachysandra, Silveredge, Variegated Pachysandra, Pachysandra Variegata:The leaves are prominently patterned with white areas. Not as vigorous as it's cousin Pachysandra terminalis. :(pak-i-SAN-dra)(ter-mi-NA-lis):04.14.01, 4-20-01, 3-6-02 4.12.5
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):
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::Tufted Hairgrass:Produces tufted mounds of dark green foliage. The flowers are loose and airy.:(deh-SHAMP-see-ah)(ses-pih-TOH-sah):
Oleaceae::Aucubaefolia Lilac:A Lilac with green leaves and golden variegation. Many times the variegation is speckled, like sprayed on with a can running out of propellant.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
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
Rosaceae::Golden Thumbelina Spirea:A dwarf yellow leaf Spirea:(spy-REE-ah):
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
Liliaceae:liliaceae tulipa single late:Single Late Tulips, Mayflowering Tulips:Single Late Tulips are among the tallest of the garden tulips. They bloom late in the season.::03.21.03 4.27.05
Cupressaceae ::Blue Forest Juniper:The branches grow upright resembling a miniature forest.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(sa-BEE-na):01.30.05
:::A photo album of containers with plants.::
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
Primulaceae::Anagallis Wild Cat Blue:A cultivar of the wild Blue Pimpernel with gorgeous true blue flowers.:(a-NA-ga-lis):
Begoniaceae ::Trout-leaf Begonia, Trout Begonia, Mini Angel wing Begonia:An angel wing begonia with small leaves.::
Hydrangeaceae ::Variegated Lacecap Hydrangea:A Lacecap Hydrangea grown for it's variegated foliage:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
Saxifragaceae::Bergenia Cabenet:A Bergenia cultivar with bright pink flowers.:(ber-GEN-i-a):
Hydrangeaceae ::Floribunda Hydrangea:One of the larger Hydrangeas with a large amount of white, conical inflorescences.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Aceraceae ::Cutleaf Maple, Cutleaf Silver Maple:A selection of the Silver Maple with deeply cut lobes.::
Caprifoliaceae ::Compact Koreanspice Viburnum:A compact form of the early flowering Carlesi Viburnum.:(vy-BER-num)(kar-LEE-see-eye):
Ranunculaceae::Orange Princess Trollius:A early spring blooming plant with globular deep orange flowers.:(TROL-i-us)(kul-TOR-um):
Ranunculaceae::Double Flowered Buttercup :A double form of the Common Buttercup. :(rah-NUN-kew-lus)(AH-kris):
Asteraceae ::Red Top Ageratum:A taller Ageratum with reddish purple flowers.:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
Euphorbiaceae::Euphorbia palustris :A tall Euphorbia that can tolerate wet sites.:(yoo-FOR-bee-ah)(pah-LUSS-tris):
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):
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
Poaceae::Gilded Tower Maiden Grass:A large growing grass with gold variegation.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Cornaceae ::Silver and Gold Dogwood:A large shrub with variegated leaves and yellow stems.:(KOR-nus)(ser-EE-see-a):
Campanulaceae::Pantaloons Campanula:A vigorous growing Campanula with double flowers.:(kam-PAN-yew-lah)(punk-TAH-tah):
Berberidaceae:berberidaceae podophytum pelatum:May Apple:A native wildflower that can form large colonies. Found in woodland conditions.::4.11.05
Saxifragaceae::Little Visions in Purple Astilbe:An Astilbe with purple pink flowers.::
Rosaceae::Zweiweltenkind Goats Beard, Child of Two Worlds:A large plant that grows best in woodland-like sites.:(a-RUN-kus):
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
Campanulaceae::Techno Heat Lobelia:A series of Lobelia that are more heat tolerant along with intense colors. Really a tender perennial grown as an annual.:lo-BEE-lee-ah:
Liliaceae::Dividing Hosta:Enter this section for information on dividing Hosta.::4.24.05
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
Asteraceae::Bright Lights Cosmos:A free flowering Cosmos with hues of Oranges and Yellows:(KOZ-mos)(sul-fer-EE-us):
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):
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
Euphorbiaceae::Helena Blush Euphorbia:Helena has gray green leaves with a white cream variegated. :(yew-FOR-bee-ah):
Aceraceae::Nuresagi Japanese Maple, Wet Heron Japanese Maple:An upright Japanese Maple with burgundy colored leaves,:AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
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):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium hortorum emerald gem:Emerald Gem Geraniums:This is a Geraniums with chartreuse leaves and red orange flowers.::4.18.05
Ranunculaceae::Jackmanii Clematis:A popular Clematis grown for its dark purple flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Asteraceae::Tequila Sunrise:An easy to grow Coreopsis with yellow daisy-like flowers plus variegated foliage::
Liliaceae::Lime Light Dracaena:A cane Dracaena with lime yellow leaves.::
Crassulaceae::Monstrosum Hens and Chicks:A interesting plant with densely packed elongated tubular gray-green leaves tipped with maroon. :(sem-per-VEEV-um):
Lamiaceae ::Bronze Beauty Ajuga:An older cultivar of Ajuga.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
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
Malvaceae ::Hibiscus Cherie:A tropical Hibiscus with large orange flowers with a red throat. Great plant for containers.::
Rosaceae::Golden Imp Spirea:::
Liliaceae:liliaceae sansevieria unknown:Sansevieria:A group of plants I snapped pictures of and neglected to ask them their name.::4.26.05
Asteraceae ::Woodland Sunflower, Pale Woodland Sunflower:A tall sunflower found growing in edges of woodlands and woodland openings.:(HE-li-an-thus):
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):
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):
Liliaceae ::Magenta Dracaena:A cultivar of Red Edge Dracaena with dark magenta edges to the leaves.::
Magnoliaceae::Merrill Magnolia:A medium Magnolia with large white flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Asteraceae:asteraceae helianthus lemon queen:Helianthus Lemon Queen:A very large plant that reaches up to six feet with a spread of four. Loaded with lemon yellow daisy-like flowers in August.:(HE-li-an-thus):07.06.03 4.9.5
Rosaceae::Henry Hudson Rose:A very hardy, rugosa rose that stays neat and tidy. Very hardy and disease resistant.::04.05.06
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) :
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):
Araliaceae:araliaceae brassaia actinophylla:Schefflera, Umbrella plant:A medium to large size indoor plant that tolerates lower light conditions.::4.9.5
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):
Oleaceae::Korean Abelialeaf, White Forsythia:An early blooming shrub with white flowers. Nice fall foliage color.:(a-be-li-FILL-um)(DIS-ti-kum):
Boraginaceae::Borage, Beedbread, Star Flower:Borage is a good plant to add a true blue color to your garden. Has many culinary and medicinal uses:(an-KOO-suh):
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):
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
Convolvulaceae::Illustion series of Sweet Potato Vine:A series of Sweet Potato plants..:(ip-oh-MEE-a)(ba-TAT-as):
Oxalidaceae ::Creeping Red Sorrel:A common weed that is a major problem in greenhouse and nursery containers.:(oks-AL-iss) :5.1.05
Cyperaceae ::Carex elata aurea:A gold leaf tuft forming sedge. this may be the same plant as Bowles Golden Sedge.:(KAIR-ex):
Cyperaceae ::Trimburg Wood Sedge, Wood Sedge:A small wiry clump forming sedge that prefers moist soil and some shade.:(KAIR-ex)(sil-VAH-tee-kah):
Crassulaceae::Pink Chalis Sedum:A variegated sport of Sedum Brilliant with blue green leaves and white edge. Vibrant pink flowers.::
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
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
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
Fagaceae ::Swamp Oak:A medium size Oak found in moist sites.:(Kwer-kus):
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):
Poaceae::Sunset Glow Bamboo:A dwarf, non-invasive hardy Bamboo.::
Liliaceae ::Allium Gladiator:A tall Allium with large lilac purple florets.::
Liliaceae::Drum Stick Allium, Round-headed Garlic, Ball-head onion:An ornamental Onion with reddish-purple flowers.::
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
Crassulaceae::Red Carpet Sedum:A succulent ground cover with red foliage that tolerates hot dry areas. Red Carpet may be the same plant as Sedum spurium Elizabeth?::
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):
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.::
Crassulaceae ::Variegated Sedum, Stripped Sedum:An upright Sedum with yellow to cream center leaves. ::
Scrophulariaceae::Grecian Foxglove:A biennial plant that has escaped the garden and become an invasive weed in many states. :(dij-i-TAL-is):
Euphorbiaceae::Ascot Rainbow Euphorbia:A hybrid Euphorbia with colorful leaves and bracts.:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh):
Lamiaceae ::Silver Carpet Lamb's Ears:A lower growing Lamb' Ears that doesn't readily flower.:(STAY-kis)((by-zan-TEEN-A):
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.::
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):
Cactaceae:cactaceae cephalocereus senilis:Old Man Cactus:A beautiful columnar plant with long silver white matted hairs.::4.12.5
Polemoniaceae ::Emerald Blue Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with moss-like foliage and blue flowers in May.::
Rosaceae ::Church Steeples, Agrimony, Sticklewort, Cocklebur, Harvest Lice:A plant that has been used medicinally and has a yellow dye. ::
Asteraceae ::Eupatorium Carin:A Eupatorium with a light pink flower.:(yew-pa-TOR-ee-um)(mack-u-LAY-tum):
Pinaceae ::Lace Bark Pine:A pine grown for it's colorful exfoliating, patch work bark.:(PI-nus)(bun-jee-AH-na):
Primulaceae ::Rubin Auslese Primula:A cultivar of the Drumstick Primula:(PRIM-eu-la)(den-tik-ew LAH-ta):
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):
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae crassula argentea variegata:Variegated Jade:This a variegated form of the Jade. ::5.15.05
Rosaceae::Lady Elsie May Shrub Rose:An All American Selection with good disease resistance and Coral colored flowers.::
Agavaceae::Blue Star Agavae:A blue colored spineless Agave. ::
:combinations perennials:Perennial Combinations:This section contains a hodgepodge of pictures showing different perennials growing together.::4.5.5
Liliaceae:liliaceae chlorophytum comosum:Spider Plant, Green Spider Plant:A very easy plant to grow. This is the green version of the more popular Variegated Spider Plant. :(kloh-roh-FYE-tum):
Liliaceae::White Flowering Grape Hyacinth:A white flowering form of the more common blue Grape Hyacinth::
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: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
Rosaceae:rosaceae geum canadense:White Avens:A rough somewhat sprawling plant with white flowers and hooked seed pods.::5.14.05
Fabaceae::Hairy Broom:A small shrub becoming covered with bright yellow flowers in the spring.:(si-TI-sus)(her-SUT-us):
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):
Pinaceae ::Abies chensiensis ernesti:::
Apocynaceae::Vinca Wojos Gem:A dense highly variegated vine. Used in baskets and containers in zone #5.::7.20.05
Hydrangeaceae::Samantha Silver Leaves Hydranges:::
Boraginaceae::Variegated Comphrey:A Comphrey grown for its variegated foliage.:(SIM-fi-tum):
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
Cannaceae:cannaceae canna x generalis tropicana:Canna lily Tropicana:A Canna with multicolored foliage plus large orange flowers.::11-12-01 4.12.05
Pinaceae::Scotch Pine:A picturesque Pine with orange colored inner bark.:(PIE-nus)(sil-VES-tris):10.27.05
Tropaelolaceae::Nasturtium Alaska:A variegated form of the common Nasturtium. It comes true from seed. This isn't always true with variegated plants. :genus species name-(troo-PEE-oo-lum)(MA-jus) common name-(nah-STER-shum):
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):
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):
Liliaceae::Fritillaria raddeana:Similar to the more popular, showy Crown Fritillaria.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh):
Rosaceae::Seven Sisters Rose, Grevillei Rose:A climbing rose that gets it's name "Seven Sisters" from the way the flowers change colors.::
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
Phormiaceae::New Zeeland Flax:A tropical perennial resembling a Yucca filamentosa.::
Polemoniaceae::Bressingham Purple Polemonium:This Jacobs Ladder cultivar has blue flowers and many parts of the plant are purple.:(po-le-MOH-nee-um)(see-ROO-lee-um):
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Ricki:A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series. A small slow growing Magnolia with purple red flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Oleaceae::Gold Peep Forsythia:A low growing smaller Forsythia.:(for-SITH-i-a):
Lamiaceae::Cat Mint, Japanese Catmint:Has some of the larger floers of the Catmints.:(NE-peh-tah)(sub-SES-sil-iss):
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
Crassulaceae::Xenox Sedum, Xenox Stonecrop:An upright shrubby Sedum with dark foliage and pink flowers.::
Anacardiaceae::Fragrant Sumac:A medium to large shrub forms a dense tangle mass of stems. Good for naturalizing on difficult sites.:(ROOS)(a-row-MAT-ik-ah):
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae cakile edentula:Sea Rocket:A plant with lavender flowers found growing on the Great Lakes Shores.::4.12.5
Caprifoliaceae ::Golden Leaf European Cranberry Bush:A yellow leaf form of the European Cranberrybush.::
Hamamelidaceae::Mount Airy Fothergilla:A hardy dwarf selection of Fothergilla.:(faw-thur-GIL-luh)(gaar-DEE-nee-eye):06.13.06
Cornaceae ::Dwarf Red Tipped Dogwood:A small to medium size Dogwood with red tinged new foliage.::
Pinaceae::Repens Gold Norway Spruce:A dwarf Norway Spruce with golden green to yellow feathery foliage.:(PY-see-ah)(A-bees):
Asteraceae:asteraceae boltonia asteroides snowbank:Boltonia Snowbank:A tall, wide spreading perennial for the full sun garden. A great plant for late season bloom.:hizomatous:4.8.5
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) :
Tropaelolaceae::Nasturtium Peach Melba Superior:A florific Nasturtium with cream to yellow flowers.:(troo-PEE-oo-lum)(MA-jus) (nah-STER-shum):
Fagaceae ::Red Oak, Northern Red Oak:A fast growing large Oak tree.:(KWER-kus)(RUU-bra):01.18.05
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
Asteraceae ::Primadonna Deep Rose Cone Flower:A large coneflower with large deep rose flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Pinaceae::Wilsons Spruce:A needled evergreen tree.:(PI-see-AH):
Polygonaceae:polygonaceae polygonatum bistoria superba:Snakeweed:::5.9.05
Hippocastanaceae:hippocastanaceae aesculus parviflora:Bottlebrush Buckeye:A wide spreading suckering shrub covered with white bottlebrush like flowers in July.::
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
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
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.::
Liliaceae::Daylily with double flowers:This section contains pictures of the Daylilies with double flowers.::
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum kamtschaticum v middendorffianum:Sedum middendorffianum, Middendorf Stonecrop:A delicate member of the Sedum kamtschaticum group.::4.4.5
Urticaceae:urticaceae pellionia daveauana:Watermelon Begonia:A plant with colorful leaves and creeping stems. Likes warmer temperatures and higher humidity.::4.20.05
Lamiaceae ::Thistle Sage:A plant for the full sun dry sites in the garden.:(sal-VEE-a):
Caprifoliaceae::Hubei Viburnum:This Viburnum is seldom found for sale.:(vy-Ber-num):
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):
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
Ranunculaceae::Delphinium nudicaule, Canyon Larkspur, Red Larkspur, Orange Larkspur, Canyon Delphinium:A small species Delphinium with orange red flowers.:(del-FIN-ee-um):
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):
Polypodiaceae::Lady Fern, European Lady Fern:An easy to grow fern with lacy twice cut fronds.::04.20.06
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
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
Berberidaceae::Burgundy Carousel Barberry:A medium size improved Red Barberry with burgundy foliage.:Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):
Brassicaceae::Red Streak Mustard, Red Streaked Mizuna:A cool season plant with deeply cut reddish leaves. Has the taste of mild mustard.::
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):
Compositae::Peter Pan Zinnia:One of the first dwarf Zinnia to appear on the flower market. Although many dwarf cultivars have been developed since, it is still a good dwarf Zinnia for the annual garden.:(zin-EE-a)(EL-e-genz):
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):
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
Liliaceae::Claude Martagon Lily:A Martagon Lily with dozens of pendulous reddish maroon flower.::
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
Liliaceae ::Allium Moly, Golden Garlic, Lily Leek:A small Allium with yellow flowers.::
Haloragaceae::Wellington Bronze Seaberry, Wellington Bronze Halorais, Shrubby Haloragis'Wellington Bronze':A small plant grown for the bronze foliage.::
Papaveraceae::Cheerio Poppy:A blushed pink poppy with reddish center markings.:(pa-PA-ver):
Dryopteridaceae::Male Fern::(dry-OP-ter-iss):02.0506
Aquifoliacea::Ilex Winterberry:::
Asteraceae::Curry Plant:Adds silver foliage to your garden and can be used in potpourri, dried flowers and cooking::
Poaceae ::Maiden Grass:One of the older cultivars of Miscanthus.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Rosaceae::Pink Princess Flower Crabapple:Compact Flowering Crab reaching 8 feet high with rose-pink flowers.::